Alliance High School - Bulldog Yearbook (Alliance, NE)
- Class of 1980
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Text from Pages 1 - 184 of the 1980 volume:
Stepping Up into a New Decade
Neither snow, sleet, rain, nor hail can stop the Alliance High football players, as these onlookers await their turn to help pave the way toward another hopeful victory for the Bulldogs. Regardless of pitfalls, the team compiles a 4-5 record and suffers an upsetting Western Conference title loss, despite much debate.
Welcome to another great year at the Alliance High School. There's a new feeling in the air of pride and school spirit. One can see, hear, and feel the enthusiasm during sports, classroom activities, fine arts programs, and just walking through the halls. Throughout the year it is hoped to capture the defeats, anxieties, joys and memories of high school life. Follow me as we see AHS STEPPING UP into the new decade of the 80's.
Sally Kirchner relies on her three years of dedication to the game to aid her in a block.
The Alliance High Band proves to be a
2Donita Potter, Larry Mannlein, and Alice Greve show their school involvement by wearing Halloween costumes on dress-up day.
major asset to the overall spirit of the pep rally.
3Alliance Grows, Bringing New Dimensions
The "boom" of Alliance has become evident. Branching out from the cobblestoned street of Box Butte Avenue is an expanded city. Evidence of the changing time is visable throughout the residential area. New housing developments, industrial plants, and the overnight extension of the Burlington Northern Railroad have all contributed to the steady growth of the city.
As with the modernization of the community, so has the alteration of styles at AHS been obvious. Wool flair skirts, spike heeled boots, saddle shoes, hair ornaments, and self-designed class rings are all a part of the diverse moods and desires of the students.
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A new shopping center adds dimension to the business facilities.
Class rings can be made to fit the personality of any individual.
Stacey Romick keeps in step with the latest fall fashions by wearing high leather boots, a plaid wool skirt and a cowl neck sweater.
Alliance's most recognized change is the expansion of the railroad.
4in Clothing and Architectural Design
The centralized location of the Law Enforcement Center enables Box Butte County's law officers to effectively perform necessary functions.
Sharon Knapp keeps up with the times by wearing a springy headband, the latest fashion in hair ornaments.
Multi-family housing complexes are very popular for families with children.
Lakefield is one example of the new housing developments in Alliance.
Students Keep Spirits Alive
The spirit of Homecoming at Alliance High School was at its best, as the student organizations led the school through Homecoming Week. The week consisted of Future Day, Toga Day, Halloween Day, and Pride Day. A parade was held Thurday night, followed by a pep rally and the burning of the "A."
A highlight of the Pep Rally was the Kiss-A-Pig contest, in which the students voted for the teacher they wished to see kiss Lori Liggett's piglet, named Gus. Mr. Bill Marchant was voted the winner, but Mr. Jim McDermott did the honors, as Mr. Marchant was not present.
Friday, November 2, was the Homecoming game, which was played against Kearney. Despite the high spirits of the Bulldogs and their fans, the Bulldogs bowed to the Bearcats in a 13-6 defeat.
Halftime activities included the coronation of the Homecoming Royalty and the performance of the Alliance High School Marching Band.
Spirit Week was brought to a close by the Homecoming Dance, where "Brown Sugar" provided the entertainment for approximately 100 couples, by playing a variety of songs.
Monte Quick, |im Podhaisky, Brian Lair, Randy Waldron, and Mark Blume lead the cheer "You've Cotta Cet On
1979 Homecoming Royalty are: King Rob Flores, Queen Rene' Morris, Second Attendants Anne Mundt and Tom Klinkacek, and First Attendants |im Podhaisky and Beth Panwitz.
band members the costumes they are to wear for "Godspell."
Despite Homecoming Loss
Down" to the delight of the high-spirited crowd at the pep rally. 1979
The student body voted Mr. Jim McDermott as the winner of the "Kiss-A-Pig" contest.
The juniors prepare to bury Kearney with their float entry in the Homecoming parade.
by the Bulldogs both on and off the field.
The Marching Band ends their season with the Homecoming performance.Stepping Out on the Town Offers
Teri Walker and Courtney Bixby ease their thirst at Mini Mart.
Whether it is after school or a game, the Pizza Hut is a great gathering place.
Happy Joe's Pizza and Ice Cream Parlor provides a relaxing atmosphere for all kinds of people.
The long-standing depot, which has been the turning point when cruising the Butte, is not forgotten.
Taco John's is one of the few places with a drive-in window for the students on the go.Students a Variety of Entertainment
Brad Schnell and Monte Quick look over hits at the Record Shop.
is to "Cruise the Butte" in their spare time after school hours.
Alliance High students had a variety of places to go in their spare time. One of the most popular was Box Butte Avenue, where kids could find their friends almost any time of day or night.
In Alliance, there were several places to eat out. When there wasn't much time, a teen-ager went to fast-food places, such as Arctic Circle, Taco John's, Tastee Freeze, Mini Mart, Kentucky Fried Chicken, or Dairy Queen. If students could spend more time, they went to Happy Joe's, Pizza Hut, Skip's, Grampy's, or The Iron Horse.
Spare time for some kids was spent in the downtown area, browsing in the local stores. A new interest in music was brought about by the addition of The Record Shop, where students could buy high-quality music at lower prices.
A popular new attraction in Alliance was The Court, where sports-minded students could stay in shape while playing racquetball, working on the weight machine, or relaxing in the whirlpool.
The young people of Alliance are not deprived in the entertainment department, as there are several possibilities for people of every interest, hobby, or lifestyle.
The Alliance Theater provides nightly entertainment (or most people.Being Unique in School Activities is Merely a Part of Being Oneself
Seniors Brian Lair, Kelly Irish, and Lara Dalbey combine socializing with homework while completing a term paper, as part of graduation requirements.
Students find themselves captivated by a variety of songs ranging from disco to rock at a StuCo sock hop.
Kitchen supervisor Dixie Simpson finds a moment to prepare a menu that meets the nutritional requirements of the students.
10High school plays an important part in everyone's life. Each individual is different from one another, being unique in their own way. Whether it's talent, interests, or personality, students can express themselves through academics, organizations, athletics, and extra-curricular activities.
School life not only involves the students, but international affairs also play an avid part in the society in which they live. As elections drew near, seniors found themselves confronting controversial issues, as well as the responsibilities of voting. Key names in the upcoming Presidential election include
School Nurse Mrs. Thelma Merritt weighs and measures Juanita Straach as part of her yearly rounds.
Reagan, Carter, Brown, and Kennedy.
One current event which created continuous student interest was the deposed Shah of Iran, undergoing treatments for cancer in the United States. In the meantime, Iranian students took over the U. S. Embassy in Tehran, holding fifty American Hostages. The students had the support of the Ayatollah Khomeini, who was later named ruler for life.
With the current events, both on the national and local levels, the students continued to be involved in the happenings of their community and country.
Kirk Kedcr obtains a pass from Mr. Terry Trenkle before leaving the classroom.
Tim Doherty shows his studious nature during his Sociology class.
Mr. Steve Nelson aids a student with her vocabulary lesson.Fine Arts enables the individual to express himself through music, drama, and art. The combination of various aspects of the band, choir, theatre, and art departments, created the all-school musical, "Godspell." With long hours of practice, optimistic attitudes, and faithful dedication, AHS continued Stepping Up to the high peak of perfection.
Fine ArtsDirector Don Clarke is engrossed in the supervision of the AHS production of "Godspell."
Through many long hours of practice, director Don Clarke was assisted by Tom Lauder and Norm Running, who worked with musical arranging and directing. Choreography for GODSPELL was done by Janet Clarke. The success of the musical was felt throughout the stage, as well as the audience, bringing everyone closer to each other.
With the scene set as a school playground, actors and actresses danced and acted out the various passages.Godspell Brings New Meaning to AHS
Jesus takes time to explain to John the Baptist that in the end. Cod will "Save the People."
Anne Mundt expresses her true feelings through a song.
The crucifixion of Jesus brings a mournful feeling throughout the audience.Flag Team,
Marching Band Halftime Performance
Flag Team members Dorothy Christie, Denise Handley, Tracy Thies, Laurie Hoff, Joan Bush, Deanna Handley, Linda Frarier and Kim Ushio add a new style and color to the Marching Band.
'Mississippi Mud" adds a stepped-up beat to the band's performance.
The Flag Team, Majorettes, and Marching Band, under the direction of Mr. Norman Running, spent many hours of hard work developing new songs and routines to provide entertainment during the halftime of all home football games.
The band took part in the Band Day Competition held in Fort Collins, Colorado. The group received a II plus in the parade competition and a II in maneuvers.
The Flag Team, assisted by Mrs. Mary Running, added a new spark to the band's appearance. With new uniforms of cream-colored gaucho pants and vests, which were accented with powder blue blouses and black hats, the eight-member group provided a new color and style to the band's performance. Members of the Flag Team and the three Majorettes attended a clinic in Wichita, Kansas during the past summer. The two groups learned new routines, in addition to gaining skills needed in developing their own routines.
The Marching Band, Majorettes, and Flag Team added a much-needed spirit of enthusiasm to all home sporting events.
Majorettes Sally Kirchner and Marie Mason lead the crowd in saluting the flag before the Alliance game. Not pictured is Voni Simpson.
The Majorettes and Flag Team members portray the stone people of Bedrock to the well-known tune of "Theme from the Flintstones."
16Stage, Pep Band Promote School Spirit for
The pep band radiates spirit for the upcoming Alliance vs. Gering football game.
Rob Haslow, Mark Jensen, and John Harris comprise the percusion, keyboard, and rhythm sections of stage band.
A large pep band and many rowdy fans form the AHS Spirit Section.
The select pep band of stage band members entertains spectators.
Aided by Mr. Norman Running, the band practices for the Music In Our Schools Concert.
The stage band, composed of selected members, opened themselves up to a wide field of musical numbers.
Starting off the year was the annual Christmas Concert. They also performed at the Swing Choir and Stage Band Festival during March, at the Music In Our Schools Concert in March, and at the Swinging in Spring Concert.
The pep band, which consisted of interested band students, supported sports events throughout the season. They performed for both girls' volleyball games and girls' and boys' basketball. They entertained the spectators and helped to promote school spirit throughout the sports seasons.
17Changing Decade Brings New Ideas and Different Attitudes
Tenors are: Brian Vandeventer, Randy Scott, Jim Watson, Shelly Lauber and Jim Jones.
Altos are: Sue Powell, Peggy Wagner, Kerri McNeil, Brenda Appleyard, Lori Griffith, Donna Reeh, Lavon Krejci, Kim Ushio, Donna McCall, Dee Dee Gonzalez, April McLain, Tonya Benda and Lori Clark.
A new scope of music was introduced to the choir program by Mr. Thomas G. Lauder this year. After recently receiving his master's degree, he brought with him an interest in many musical backgrounds. Various styles of music were attempted by the Concert Choir, including several selections composed by Mr. Lauder.
Many trying hours, by both the students and Mr. Lauder, were dedicated to preparation for various concerts. Betty Jo Milks and Anne Mundt were chosen for the All-State Choir this year. The year started with the Christmas Concert on December 20.
The year continued with the High Plains Honor Choir Festival at Chadron on February 14 and 15. Shelly Lauber, Betty Jo Milks, Brian Vandeventer, Steve Cripe, John Harris and Tom Lauder were selected to participate. Other performances throughout the year included: the High School Spring Concert on March 25, the Pre-Contest Ensemble and Solo Recital on April 15, followed by the District Music Contest on May 15. The year for the Concert Choir and Girls' Glee was very rewarding.
Basses are: Bill Mosser, Scot Parish, Jeff Kaufman, Tom Borquin, Bruce Thompson, Mike Waybright, Randy Burkhart, Tom Lauder, Brian Heitz, Bob Maxwell and John Reilly.
18Performing under the new acoustical shells, which were a gift of the Music Parents this year, the Concert Choir entertains various audiences.
Sopranos are: Sue Cummings, Lori Liggett, Deb Zum, Linda Hashman, Deb Appleyard, Lori Montague, Sharon Knapp, Cris Swanson, Gaylene Kreachbaum, Deb Buskirk, Kris Graff, Valerie Lauer, Melody Mink, Lynetta Harsin, Carol Sullivan, Kim Bedient and Vickie Hoff.
Choir officers are: Sue Powell, librarian; Peggy Wagner, vice-president; Donna Reeh, librarian; Steve Cripe, president; Dee Dee Gonzalez, secretary-treasurer.
Girls Glee are: Shelly Reynolds, Tammi Kistler, Candy Contryman, Lorraine Bowman, Dorothy Christie, Cindy Holland, Janelle Daugherty, Debbi Underwood, Rose Hardy, Rochelle Boots, Rene Thompson, Brenda Powell, Kate Sherlock, Joann Balderson, Kerri Thompson, Connie Ballentine, Lizz Burkhart, Kathy Howell, Beth Christie, Deb Mosser, Laurie Boots, Kris Margheim, Charlayne Corder, Kim Hubbard, Joan Zum, Andrea Johannes, Stacey Brown, and Sherrie Wolvington.
19Band officers are: Treasurer Cathy Frazier, Librarian Laurie Hoff, President Rob Flores, Secretary Nancy Fairbanks, and Vice-President Brian Lair.
Low woodwinds are: Wanda Crawford, Beth Panwitz, Nadine Richmeier, Mike Frazier, Brian Mahnke, Troy Roten, Brandon Lilley, Allen Hofmann, John Stull, Rob Flores, Jorene Sutton, Elaine Ballentine, Betsy Simpson, Lara Dalbey, Sue Cummings, and Elizabeth Burkhart.
Trumpets are: Blake Mahnke, Tim Kramer, Kirk Peterson, Bryon Murray, Roy Schnell, Monte Quick, Brian Lair, Tom Goaley, Rex Laughlin, Pam Kirchner, Linda Frazier, Wendy Lyster, Nancy Fairbanks, Erin Edwards, Kelly Dexter, and Tracy Bush.
Percussionists are: Mark Empson, Rob Haslow, Loni Levi, Mark Jensen, John Magdaleno, Tracy Thies, Tom Adams, and Chris Panwitz.
20Band Members Develop Musical Attributes
Clarinets are: Michelle Bilstein, Deanna Handley, Krystal Benzel, Joan Bush, Kris Rask, Ioann Balderson, Eden Edwards, Nancy Cies, Stacey Brown, Laurie Hoff, Denise Handley, Betty Jo Milks, Cathy Frazier, Maureen Kelly, Valerie Lauer, Tina Hain, Bethanie Meyer, Lisa Fischer, and Theodora Kochiras.
Flutes are: Darci McLean, Lavon Krejci, Bessie Kochiras, Dorothy Christie, Sherry Bushong, Deb Abbott, Kim Ushio, Kerri Thompson, Kay Butzine, Chris Beiber, Becky Kendall, Sally Kirchner, Lisa Renteria, Peggy Thompson, Marie Mason, and Jill Kirchner.
Low Brass are: Troy Moss, Craig Mahnke, Dave Christensen, Tom Heimbuch, Tom Lawrence, Tom Neeley, Vicki Hoppens, Lisa Krause and Richelle Sheldon.
Stepping inside from the active halftime performances, the Concert Band practiced many hours for the upcoming performances.
The year started off with the Christmas Concert on December 20. A few of the selections included: "Sleigh Ride," "Hark! the Herald Angels Sing," and "Cantique de Noel," which featured Nancy Fairbanks in a trumpet solo.
The band then began preparations for the District Music Contest in Scottsbluff, the Pops Concert, and the Spring Concert.
Graduation, on May 25, was the final performance and a memorable occasion for the AHS band.
Norm Running displays his directing talents and musical knowledge while sight reading through new music.
21Blue Persuasion Takes On A New Swing With A Changing Decade
Swing Choir members are: Rob Haslow, Tom Lauder, Tom Goaley, jim Podhaisky, Stuart Green, Steve Cripe, Tim Podraza, Andrew Brittan, Brian Vandeventer, Randy Scott, John Harris, Tracy Thies, Cris Swanson, Deb Appleyard, Michelle Bilstein, Brenda Appleyard, Becky Kendall, Wanda Crawford, Anne Mundt, Betty Jo Milks, Laurie Hoff and April McLain.
Providing both modem and contemporary music for various community organizations is one requirement for those in the Blue Persuasion.
Blue Persuasion, the Alliance High Swing Choir, acquired a different type of style, which included less choreography. With the continued use of stage boxes, many different settings were achieved.
The Swing Choir was conducted by Mr. Thomas G. Lauder, who wrote and composed several of the group's numbers, including the group's theme song, “Blue Persuasion." In addition to the traditional school concerts, they entertained at the Good Samaritan Village and the job's Daughter's Supper.
The final highlight of the year was the group's participation in the Swing Choir and Stage Band Festival held in Chadron, Nebraska, on March 17.
The Swing Choir performs for members of the American Association of Retired Persons.
22"Shrew" Satarizes American Life Style
Petruchio's domineering attitude is displayed through his violent courtship of Katherine.
Gremio reveals his scheme to win Bianca's love.
Arabelle and servants take time for a pose.
The Thespian Troupe of Alliance High and the theatre department performed "The Taming of the Shrew" on May 8, 9, and 10.
Love, marriage, sex, and money were satirized in the play, which centered around an elderly gentleman, Baptista Minola, and his two daughters. The elder, Katherine, the shrew, needed to be married before her younger sister Bianca, the snob. The play continued with Petruchio's violent courtship and marriage to Katherine.
The set was designed by senior Thespian member Jim Podhaisky as a project, which won him a scholarship in the International Thespian Society regional scholarship competition.
Similar to all other plays at AHS, "The Taming of the Shrew" was an overall success.
Petruchio listens as Tranio explains his plan to Hortensio for winning Bianca's affection.
The entire cast gathers at Baptista Minola's house to welcome back Petruchio and Katherine.
23Art Department Develops Young Artists
Lorraine Bowman focuses her attention on the filing of her aluminum cast in her Art III class.
With the addition of one new class and a group of new artists, the art department continued to upgrade its program.
The seniors in Art IV were concerned mainly with developing into finished young artists. They did extensive studies in contemporary art, art theory and philosophy, in addition to an independent study. Art III developed young artists out of Art I and Art II. These apprentices of art worked on wheel-thrown and hand made pots. Much emphasis was put on water colors, acrylics, metal casting, dayhead sculptures and the development of drawing skill. Creative processes, concepts of design and composition in a variety of media were the goals of Art II. Art I introduced the freshmen to many kinds of art, including the elements of designs. A new class, general art, was for juniors and seniors wanting a first experience in art. Combining Art I and Art II, this class offered a wide variety of experiences for the students.
Various field trips were taken throughout the year. One of these was a visit to Chadron, where exhibits of models constructed from drawings by de Vinci were viewed.
Andrew Brittan attempts to remove Mr. Larry Mannlein's beard during a break.
Heat is dispersed from melted aluminum, which Mr. Larry Mannlein pours into plaster molds.
24The tin can is an absolute necessity to the lost wax process of metal casting.
Students work to transform their wood cuts into ink prints.
Craig Mahnke adds the final details to the facial expression of his clay head sculpture of Batman.
Contour drawing plays an important part of human figure drawing for the freshmen in Art I.
Paula Daniels and Bruce Heckman carve the faces of clay head sculptures.
Blake and Brian Mahnke work on a slab pot assignment.
25One Act Takes First Place Honors at State
The inmates of Charenton look on as Charlotte Corday murders Marat, thus granting them freedom.
Concentration results in a great character portrayal by Michelle Bilstein.
Chariotte Corday is raised to her imaginary scaffold of inescapable death.
The proletariat of France sing praise to their leader.
Hard practice is required for Lara Dalbey's Oral Interp. of Poetry.
The performance of "The Persecution and Assassination of Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade" took a first place rating in the state competition.
The winning year was continued at the District Speech Contest in Chadron. In the individual competition, Jim Podhaisky in Oral Interpretation of Prose, Tom Adams in After Dinner Speaking, and Laurie Hoff in Oral Interpretation of Poetry all received superior ratings. The Oral Interpretation of Drama team took first place in district competition. In duet acting, Jim Podhaisky and Laurie Hoff also received a first place.
Despite a respectable performance in the state competition, no Alliance students advanced to the finals.
The cast of Andrew Briltan, Lara Dalbey, Pam Curtiss and Brian Vandevenfer practice for the upcoming District Speech Contest.
26Fine Art Achievements Receive Recognition
Rob Haslow is the recipient of the John Phillip Sousa Award.
The Outstanding Thespian Award goes to Michelle Bilstein, and Brian Vandeventer receives the National Choral Award.
Tracy Thies, the 1980-1981 Thespian President, receives congratulations from outgoing President Jim Podhaisky.
Outstanding artists are: Rod Vaughn, Jody Nelson, Pat Colerick, Jim Watson, Bruce Heckman, Andrew Brittan Sarah Lewis, Stacey Romick, Ten Walker, Susan Vaughn, Cheryl Bork, Carol Sullivan, Laurie Hoff, Brenda Powell, Nancy Fairbanks.
Best actors and actresses for the year are: Brian Vandeventer in "Marat Sade," Lara Dalbey in "Godspell" and "Marat Sade," Jim Podhaisky in "The Taming of the Shrew," Laurie Hoff in "The Taming of the Shrew," and Andrew Brittan in "Godspell."
Many awards were received by the students in the fine arts this year. Those chosen for the All State Choir were Anne Mundt and Betty Jo Milks. Laurie Hoff was the only student chosen for the All State Band.
At the Thespian Banquet, the outstanding actor and actress of "Marat Sade" were Bob Maxwell and Michelle Bilstein. For performances in "The Taming of the Shrew" were John Reilly and Pam Curtiss.
With the help of these students, the Alliance High School Fine Arts Department was an overall success.
27A variety of courses ranging from physics to math analysis, to adult living and gas engines are available at Alliance High. With these courses comes a dedicated faculty staff cater-
ing to the educational needs of the students. Teacher in-service days added to the consistency of programs within the various departments. Along with this consistency, the evaluation committees met to analyze the major goals and needs of the school system requirements. This year "AHS has Stepped Up" to the ultimate goal of achievement through Academics.Administration Carries Through New Policies
Closed campus and stricter attendance rules were a few of the new school policies the Administration had to take action on during the 1979-80 school year. Superintendent Martin Petersen and Business Manager Bob Duryea, along with the members of the Board of Education, had their hands full, as they tried to keep up with the growing school system and its needs.
In his ninth year, Martin Petersen faces new challenges of the changing decade as superintendent of the Alliance school system.
Secretaries: Ruth Sanchez, Mary Potmesil, Carol Brown, Nancy Brew, and Dixie Bloom
Administrative responsibilities keep Business Manager Bob Duryea busy during the 1979-80 school year.
Community Education Director Lonnie Sherlock School Board members are: Dean Simpson, Wayne Goff, Secretary Archie Lawrence,
takes a break from his unending paperwork duties. Dr. John Segrist, Vice President Sherrie Curtiss. Not pictured—Dr. Dick jaggers.
30Mr. Don Crowder prepares for a morning faculty meeting.
Mrs. Barb Nansel takes time from her typing to answer a caller's questions.
The office is kept running smoothly with the help of Mrs. Gertrude Slade.
New Decade Brings Changes In Office and Staff
There have been many changes in the office at AHS. There was a new attendance policy proposed by Principal Don Crowder. A student could not have more than three unexcused absences or eight excused absences before he was dropped from the class and assigned to a study hall.
Mr. Dick Boness' obligations as activities director, assistant principal, and head football coach help to keep him busy throughout the school year.
Another secretary, Mrs. Gertrude Shade, was hired to help Mrs. Barb Nansel with duties, such as selling lunch tickets, juggling schedules, and issuing makeup slips.
Although Mr. Dick Boness was not new to the school system, he was new to the position of activities director, in addition to his assistant principal duties. He helped to start a new organization, the Future Business Leaders of America, and was instrumental in reorganizing the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Despite its many new aspects, the main office continued to be the vital force for all activities within the school.
31Library Institutes New Rules; Guidance Team Aids for Future
The Library Media Center at Alliance High provided a resource area for quiet study. Reference materials, magazines, vertical file materials, and books were available to help students with assignments as well as leisurely pastime reading. Students and staff members did not agree with the hours the library was open, so during the second semester hours were changed to the convenience of the students. The library staff included Mr. Rich McCall, Mrs. Anna Prentice, and Mrs. Karen Piihl. Mrs. Piihl resigned during the second semester and was replaced by Mrs. Mary Running.
Available to help and prepare students for college, the guidance team spent time in individual and group help. The staff, consisting of Mr. Bill Reno, Mrs. Eunice Peterson, Mrs. Oonita Potter, Miss Ellen Christensen, and Mr. Bill Furman, devoted their own time to advise students in college registration, class registration, organized ACT testing, and aided students with personal problems.
Mrs. Anna Prentice, head librarian, establishes many new rules and regulations in order to make the library a quiet and relaxed area for student study and leisure reading.
Alliance High School's 1979-80 guidance team members seated from left to right are: Mrs. Eunice Petersen, Mr. Bill Reno, Mr. Bruce Rockey, Mr. Bill Furman, Mrs. Donita Potter, and Miss Ellen Christensen.
Mrs. Mary Running checks through reference books for possible damages prior to issuing them to students.
Mr. Rich McCall supervises the checking out process and return of AV aids as part of his many duties.
32Staffs Efforts Make School More Enjoyable
Hard work, dedication, and tolerance are just some of the things required of Alliance High School's custodial staff, cooks, bus driver, and nurse.
The job of feeding almost one thousand people was efficiently handled by the cooking staff, headed by Mrs. Dixie Simpson. Mrs. Thelma Merritt took on her annual job of recording weights and eye and hearing test results in the fall. The custodial staff did an excellent job of keeping up the external and internal appearance of the school. AHS's dedicated bus driver, Dobby Lee, spent many long hours patiently driving students to and from athletic events, field trips, and various other activities.
Through all of the commendable efforts of Alliance High School's various staff members, they helped to make school a more enjoyable experience for all of the students and faculty.
One duty of Mrs. Dixie Simpson, head cook, is planning menus.
Cooks are: Dixie Simpson, Joyce Lawrence, Elsa Smith, Maxine Culton, Margaret Garrett, Sandy Waldron, Nancy Smith, and Betty Robinson.
33Eden Edwards cautiously holds a pick-axe as Mr. Jim Kuehn prepares to strike.
Sciences Offer Various Courses
The physical sciences, general chemistry, modern chemistry, advanced chemistry, and physics, taught by Mr. Bill Marchant, dealt with relationships between objects and with elements and compounds. Mr. Bill Stout instructed general biology and modern biology. Mr. Larry Yost also taught general biology, coupled with anatomy and physiology. The biologies covered the relationship of man and animals with themselves and their environment. Freshmen earth science courses, taught by Mr. Jim Kuehn, examined the earth's composition and chemical makeup.
General biology instructor Mr. Larry Yost prepares to hand out completed papers to be added to their notebooks.
Mr. Bill Marchant and Mr. Lloyd Criffield, a student teacher from CSC, look over daily papers of assigned problems.
Mr. Bill Stout assists Marie Mason and Kris Rask with their clam dissection.
34Outside of his regular duties as freshmen math teacher, Mr. Wayne Brown is interviewed by Bernadine Boness, a sports reporter for the SPUD, on the standings of his golf team.
Mr. Jim McDermott emphasizes the basic methods of applying interpolation in Advanced Algebra II.
Math Department Prepares Students For Various Career Futures
This past year's mathematics department offered a wide and diverse number of courses to provide every student with the knowledge needed to meet graduation requirements.
Consumers math, designed to teach problems in checkbook balancing and income tax filing, was taught by Mr. Jim McDermott, who was also head of the math department. Mr. Jim Hawk taught the skills involved in Introductory Algebra II and geometry. Two math courses were available to the freshmen, Advanced Algebra I and Introductory Algebra I, both instructed by Mr. Wayne Brown.
Involving many fields of math, math analysis, the more advanced course in the department, provided excellent preparation for college. The math department and its instructors strived to meet the needs and challenging interests of each and every student.
Mr. Jim Hawk records homework grades in his Introductory Algebra I class.
35Displaying her brass rubbings, Mrs. Kathie Jansante speaks to a class of sophomores.
Michelle Bilstein finds that Mrs. Eunice Peterson can be of help when a question arises.
Mrs. Sherry Yost checks over a senior's thesis paper for correct grammar, organization, and transition.
Junior English teacher Mr. Terry Trenkle proofreads through Dana Toedtli's feature story for the Spud.
Sophomore student Roy Panwitz takes five while debating on whether to read his A SEPARATE PEACE assignment.
English instructor Mrs. Lila Fiebig raises a brow in response to a student's question.
36Career Planning Adds to English Curriculum
Between class time discussions, students find themselves with free time to visit.
As his students discuss the life and times of Hester Prynne, Mr. Bernard Becker takes notes on their comments.
Miss Pat Way, sophomore English teacher, and her seventh period class take time from grading grammar papers for a laugh.
As a requirement for graduation, students found themselves taking English all four years to reach their goal. From ANIMAL FARM to LORD OF THE FLIES, THE SCARLET LETTER to ALIVE, literature played an avid role in the students' schooling. Grammar usage and compositions were stressed in the freshmen and senior English classes, while sentence structure and the proper organization of paragraphs were emphasized at the sophomore and junior levels. Vocabulary was used to strenghthen the students' knowledge in order to
Mr. Steve Nelson, checks his lesson plans for his day's agenda.
accomodate them for the society in which they live.
All sophomores, with the aid of Mr. Bill Reno, guidance counselor, were involved in a career planning program. Establishing some personal goals, evaluating one's values, and acquiring a better understanding of one's self were all important factors studied. Once these were accomplished, students were then exposed to the many job opportunities available to them.
37Miss Alice Greve lakes a short break from her responsibilities as senior social studies and reading teacher.
Mr. Phil Schweitzer and Deb Abbott attempt to resolve an issue in American history.
Various Projects Enhance Study of Social Studies
Abstract thinking, gaining knowledge of the past and present, and coping with problems were the main goals of the social science department this year. These were achieved by preparing stock market portfolios and character sketches, listening to guest speakers and taking field trips, along with many ohterother projects and assignments. With the election year drawing near and many national and international crises taking place, students had the opportunity to use their newfound skills to understand these situations. With many seniors turning eighteen and taking on the responsibility of voting on local, state and national issues, the experience gained in the social science classes will help the young voters to decide on the issues and cast their votes wisely and to benefit themselves and the society.
Miss Ellen Christensen differentiates between Buddhism and Judaism.
A question stumps the members of the comparitive religions class.
Mr. Bill Furman stresses the use of reasoning in solving problems.
38Fine Arts Department Expands With the New Decade
Alliance High's dedicated staff of fine art teachers enabled its students to increase and express their skill and knowledge through concerts, theatrical productions and art exhibits.
Art instructor, Mr. Lawrence Mannlein, motivated students to look within themselves for artistic inspiration and achieve an appreciation for art with a focus on three-dimensional design.
Mr. Thomas Lauder, this year's new choir teacher, joined the fine arts department to bring new ideas and concepts to music.
Stress was placed on the timing, notation and proper breathing techniques in all vocal groups.
Under the direction of Mr. Norm Running, concert band, stage band, and marching band all gave outstanding performances throughout the year, making his second year as band director a success.
Mr. Don Clarke was the director of the theatrical productions, including "Godspell," "Marat Sade," and "Taming of the Shrew." Through these performances, Mr. Clarke and his casts gained commendable recognition. Concentration is the key to clay head sculpture as shown by
Pat Colerick, a junior enrolled in Art III this year.
With these fine and qualified teachers in their areas, the fine arts department compiled a very successful year.
The Swing Choir stands at attention for their opening number of "Blue Persuasion," their theme song written by Mr. Thomas Lauder, director of vocal music. Theater II perfects their oral interp. for district contest.
Because proper singing technique is a must in long passages. Sue Powell and Donna McCall must focus on the "Alleluias."
Graduate Rick Renteria returns to perform with the Chadron State Jazz Band.Coach Pat Cullen and student aide Jeff Clark look on as the sophomore boys play doubles in badminton.
Weight Training Added to Physical Education Program
Part of Alliance High's success in sports this year was due to the new weight program incorporated into the 1979-80 schedule. The program was designed to help tone up muscles and gain endurance.
A wide range of activities were offered to the physical education classes, such as basketball, tumbling, volleyball, dancing, and table tennis. The advanced p.e. classes were also exposed to the recreational sports of tennis and racketball. The students were taught different techniques to accommodate the skills learned.
Shelly Wright demonstrates that a consistent serve and good eye coordination are the keys to winning.
Student teacher Jill Cook and Coach Pilfold explain the rules of ping pong.
Rob Vogel finds the bench press an integral part of weight training.
Coach Larry Yost works on dips during weight training.
40Communications Broaden Students' Horizons
Deeply inveigled in a pensive and thoughtful mood, Mrs. Lila Fiebig relaxes between classes.
The students at AHS had a chance to broaden their knowledge in German, English, and Spanish by taking speech, theater, German, and Spanish classes. Speech and theater classes, under the direction of Mr. Don Clarke, gave a student a chance to express himself while learning the proper way of speaking. With Mr. Ivan Polyakov's experiences, his German class was able to to get a first-hand view of the language, life, and country of Germany. Mrs. Lila Fiebig's Spanish class was open to all students and this year the classes were quite large. Spanish not only taught the language, but also the history, land, and customs of Mexico. These classes worked toward gaining more self-confidence and better understanding of other languages as well as English.
Speech instructor Mr. Don Clarke reviews the district speech contest critiques.
Mr. Ivan Polyakov, German teacher, incorporates his personal experiences of living in Germany into his daily instruction.
Laurie Hoff, Brian Vandeventer and Sandi Bowen read through scripts to prepare for the one-act play to be performed for district contest.
41Long, Painful Hours Spent to Compile "AHS Stepping Up"
Proper journalism technique is needed for putting together a winning Editor Cathy Frazier, with the aid of several books, types up the
yearbook. Dee Gonzalez and advisor Miss Pat Way put the final touches closing pages for the final deadline,
on a page.
The annual staff, consisting of fourteen students, spent many long hours after school and in the evenings to compile enough pages to meet approaching deadlines.
Coals were set, in hopes of accomplishing a winning yearbook. Dominant pictures were used to add a variety to the pages and tying in events occuring around the world, as well as community, to make the book our own.
Each member of the staff found themselves learning new skills, such as writing copy, cropping pictures and layout design. Staff photographers captured all aspects of school life on film through winning, defeat, academics courses and extracurricular activities.
Four members, along with Advisor Pat Way, traveled to Lincoln with the 1979 yearbook to the Nebraska High School Press Association fall convention. While attending the various workshops, the yearbook was being evaluated and competed against Class B yearbooks. At the close of the convention, AHS A CLOSER LOOK acquired the Cornhusker Award and received Honorable mention in Class B.
From writing copy to cropping pictures, all aspects of annual class go on.
42Peggy Wagner and Dee Gonzalez cheek over the finalists in the senior survey for the upcoming senior issue of the Spud.
Anne Mundt, Peggy Wagner, and Jody Nelson discuss plans for the journey to Lincoln for the NHSPA Journalism Convention.
Spud advisor Mr. Terry Trenkle busily completes the final paste-up.
Annual staff members for 1979-80 are: Dee Gonzalez, Tory lossi, Cathy Frazier, Sue Powell, Donna Reeh, Lynnette Lampert, Kim Ushio, Miss Pat Way, Mark Blume, Denise Preble, Kim Green, Stacey Romick, Greg Hand and Jody Nelson. Not pictured is Bruce Suetsugu.
Annual Spud Work To Please Student Body
43Members of the Spud Staff are: Brad Smith, Pat Casados, Peggy Wagner, Advisor Terry Trenkle, Karen Fillinger, Bemadine Boness, Anne Mundt, Sandy Bowen, and Trudy Schnell.
High Goals, Nameplate Give
SPUD A New Style
A change of the nameplate and division titles designed by Brad Smith were part of the SPUD's new look, along with a five-column foremat instead of a four-column one.
SPUD staff's goals this year were to publish more issues with better quality writing, while providing more feature stories.
SPUD made use of the Student Press Service out of Washington D.C., which gave them articles of students' interest. With interest in alcohol education, student awareness of basic rights, and competence testing gave a wide vareity of issue features.
At the beginning of the year, part of the staff attended the Journalism Convention in Lincoln to help them improve and come up with new ideas for their paper. Those attending were Advisor Mr. Terry Trenkle, Terri Mundt, Lori Griffith, Anne Mundt, and Peggy Wagner, along with annual members Cathy Frazier, Bruce Suetsugu, Jody Nelson, Stacey Romick, and Advisor Miss Patricia Way.
Artist and feature writer Brad Smith reads over stories of interest.
Co-editors Anne Mundt and Peggy Wagner work on the final layout.
Nameplate designed by Brad Smith brought a new look to the SPUD.
44Special Education: A Vital Part of AHS
Steve Schnell works diligently on cutting elastic tor the Woolrich Company.
Special education aids students to help themselves become better adapted in the world. Miss Mary Frongillo and Mrs. Lorraine Boness found themselves busy, as approximately thirty students from Alliance and Hemingford were involved with the program.
Because of the large number of students, student aides were used to assist others while learning their many fundamental skills.
Besides learning academic courses required in the school systems, students were also taught life skills, such as cooking, sewing, physical education, woods, and job skills. There were some individual programs and some group work. Special education aimed for independence and which will help these students get along in the world.
Bobby Skata and Rochelle Boots take advantage of the individualized educational resources offered by the special ed. department. Nadine Richmeier tutors and helps Steve Schnell with his practical math.
Miss Mary Frongillo, special education teacher, individually helps students with their various subjects.
Mr. Clayton lliam coordinates the activities Assistant Mrs. Lorraine Boness goes for all special education classes. over a difficult English assignment.
45Mr. Larry Adams feigns anger af Craig Rust's preparations for tackling his gas engine project.
Vocational Courses Prepare Students For Life After Graduation
Keeping up with the growing demand for the vocationally skilled, the vocational department at AHS offered a wide variety of programs. The certain skills taught through these programs may be useful to the students in future years. To gain knowledge in clerical and business skills, such classes as shorthand, typing, office procedures, distributive education, and bookkeeping were offered. Drafting, woods, electricity, auto-tech, and welding classes prepared students for the mechanical side of life. The home economics department taught students some of the basic parts of living encountered after graduation. The vocational department, with its variety of courses, continued to provide skills for both boys and girls.
Senior jeff Clark implements the use of an air hose fo clean part of an engine block.
One of Alliance High School's husband and wife teaching teams is Mr. and Mrs. (ones. Mrs. Patricia Jones instructs vocational business courses and sponsors the Alliance DECA chapter. Mr. Earl Jones teaches electricity. Woods I and II, and shop classes.
46Mr. Dave McDonald utilizes the help of AV aids to lecture to one of his agriculture classes on artificial insemination.
Mr. Adams' auto-tech class takes notes as part of their preparation for the actual work on many types of engines and motors.
Mrs. Juanita Glarum dictates to her shorthand class.
One of Mrs. Glarum's classes practices dictation as a part of their daily exercises.
Mrs. Darlene Worm, home ec instructor, assists Molly Reilly in the construction of one of her sewing projects.
Taking a few minutes' needed break, Mr. Rockey relaxes from his teaching duties.
During her accounting class, Mrs. Donita Potter makes use of extra time by grading assigned workbook problems.
47Teacher's Enjoy Varied Hobbies Outside School
Finding enjoyment outside of the school day, many teachers of Alliance High have acquired unique, entertaining hobbies. These pastimes have offered a diversion from each one's area of instruction.
Beyond her teaching of English at Alliance High, Mrs. Eunice Petersen has been teaching piano lessons for over 25 years and is a member of the American Guild of Piano Teachers. She began teaching piano in Hemingford with class sires ranging from five to fifty. Mrs. Petersen has played the organ for several churches in the community. She started playing when she was five and began accompanying for different groups when she was ten. Mrs. Petersen says she is proud to see her students accompany for different activities here at school.
Mrs. Enuice Petersen works to instill in the mind of her young student, the art of proper fingering, timing, and most of all the importance of daily practice time.
Fishing offers the thrill and excietment of the outdoors to Mr. Bill Stout. Having fished since the age of ten, Mr. Stout sees the sport as something therapeutic—a way to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. Fishing offers Mr. Stout a time to relax and an opportunity to socialize and swap "stories" with his fellow fishermen. He also enjoys the beautiful scenery and the pleasant sounds of nature. With large mouth bass being his favorite catch, Mr. Stout feels that one must have more than just luck to be successful in the sport; Mr. Stout continues to read as much as he can about fishing. As long as there are fish to be caught, Mr. Bill Stout will continue to spend his free time with a fishing pole in his hand.
Part of Mr. Bernard Becker's outside activities from teaching English is collecting antiques. He has remodeled and redecorated the entire lower level of his home in a decor suitable for the displaying of antique furniture, glass ware, primitives. Mr. Becker's collection includes Victorian glass ware. Colonial and Empire furniture, Early-American premitives, and early silver. He places special emphasis on his collections of special glass ware such as Carnival, Cameo, Mary Gregory, and Art. In this fast growing hobby, Mr. Becker has spent long hours completing and fulfilling his collection.
Proper attire and equipment are essential to his success in fishing for Mr. Bill Stout.
48Being a rockhound is a good way to get outdoors and enjoy nature, as well as work on an exciting hobby. Mr. Jim Kuehn and Mr. Steve Nelson have been collecting rocks, petrified wood, agates, and fossils for several years. Most of the materials they have gathered have been found in the western part of Nebraska, South Dakota, and Eastern Wyoming.
The petrified wood found in this area in somewhere around 35 million years old. It can be cut into slabs and polished or broken into pieces and polished in a tumbler. Several kinds of agate can be found in this area. Banded agates can be found around Crawford and the northern areas of the panhandle. One of these is the Fairburn, prized by most rockhounds and rock shop owners. Fossils can be found in many parts of this area. The ages of these may range from a few million to 200 million years old.
Nature's handywork and beauty are found in all these materials. Along with the fresh air and companionship, these things make being a rockhound a fun and rewarding hobby.
Rockhounds Mr. Steve Nelson and Mr. Jim Kuehn display various rock specimens.
Afer six years Miss Pay Way has collected over sixty Hummel figurines.
Despite winning it as a prize. Miss Ellen Christensen finds her mo-ped an economical means of transportation.
Mrs. Darleen Worm, home economics instructor, still finds toys to be an important part of her spare time. She actually collects toys, which are in any way unusual or creative, such as those that can be manipulated in various ways or have moveable parts. Mrs. Worm has a number of pull toys, rattle, puzzles, and a variety of toys which are musical, wind-up or are made of tin. She has designed and constructed some of them herself. While Mrs. Worm's favorite toy is her wooden duck pull toy, all her toys make Mrs. Worm's collection a unique diversion from her hectic work day.
The word "Hummel" to many people sounds like some thing Greek. To Miss Pat Way, Hummels have become a very valued and rewarding collection. She began collecting these West German figures about six years ago. Since then her collection has grown considerably. As a result of her interest and enthuiasm in Hummels, Miss Way has shared her collection and knowledge of the figures through a 45-minute program covering the making, historical origin, and background of Hummels. The program has been presented to many local civic groups, as well as organizations in Lincoln, Scottsbluff, and Crawford. Hummels have offered Miss Way a new avenue of enjoyment in her spare time.
49Mrs. Glarum Honored: Many Scholarships,
On May 19, Honors Convocation was held with various teachers presenting awards. Mr. Don Crowder awarded many scholarships, and an added surprise was the tapping of the 1980-1981 cheerleaders.
The Jaycee Jills Outstanding Teen Award was presented to Cathy Frazier. Eric Edwards, Kim Green, David Kramer, and Tim Manion were presented German awards. Jim Jaggers received the award in the area of anatomy and physiology, while Cheryl Bork received the modern biology certificate. David Kramer was given the history award. In Typing I, Lavon Krejci and Jerry Swanson were recognized for typing sixty words per minute. Beth Panwitz was recognized for typing a perfect five-minute timed writing.
Due to inclement weather, Fred Knaub was the only AHS student to participate in the CSC Scholastic Contest. Fred placed first in advanced shorthand and second in bookkeeping. Tom Goaley was recognized on his acceptance into the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland.
Mrs. Juanita Glarum was honored upon her retirement, after teaching thirty-nine years in the Alliance School System. Each one of her senior students presented her with a long-stemmed rose. She also received a plaque, commemorating her teaching career.
National Honor Society members pictured are: Vicki Hoppens, Wanda Crawford, Laurie Hoff, Rene' Morris, Darcy Cole, Jon Lewis, Andrew Brittan, Betty Milks, Lori Liggett, Denise Preble, Rod Vogel, Eric Edwards, Rob Vogel, Jim Podhaisky, Mark Blume, and Rob Flores.
Quill and Scroll members include: Terri Mundt, Sue Powell, Bernie Boness, Greg Hand, Denise Gonzalez, Mark Blume, Donna Reeh, Jody Nelson, and Karen Fillinger.
Monsignor McDonald medalists include: Cathy
Frazier—Typing, Wanda Crawford—English, Nancy Fairbanks—Art, Tom Goaley—Science, Mark Blume—History, Fred Knaub—Shorthand, Dan Sullivan—Spanish, Monte Quick—Citizenship, Brian Lair—Sportsmanship, Kirk Peterson—Spanish, and Mike Jackson—Spanish.
50Honors Given at Honors Convocation
Adrian Gonzalez—Outstanding Student Council member and Brian Lair—Outstanding Non-Student Council member.
Girls' State Alternate and Representative pictured left to right are Denise Preble and Cheri Nagaki. Boys' State Alternate and Representative also pictured left to right are Tim Manion and Rod Vogel.
Mrs. fuanite Glarum receives roses, a plaque, and a standing ovation at the convocation, commemorating her thirty-nine years in the Alliance School System.
Student Council—Jim Podhaisky and Brian Lair NWC- Student Leadership—Michelle Bilstein Y-Teens—Cathy Frazier, Sue Powell, and Betty Milks
Cooperative Extension Service—Denise Gonzalez Lorretta Heights—Jim Podhaisky Am. Legion Auxiliary—Kelly Irish and Sue Powell Chadron State College—
Cooperative Schools—Wally Strieker, Laurie Hoff, Sue Powell, and Randy Waldron Ak-Sar-Ben—Randy Waldron Memorial—Sue Powell Vetter—Sue Cummings
Golden Eagle—Sue Cummings, Donna Reeh, Laurie Hoff, and Randy Waldron Board of Trustees—Brian Lair, Cathy Frazier, Jon Lewis, John Engel, Mark Blume, and Wanda Crawford
NWC-Dramatics—Brian Vandeventer West. Tech. Comm. College—Board of Governors—Evon Seidler University of Nebraska—
Regents Alternates—Tom Goaley and Nancy Fairbanks Doane College—
President's Award, Outstanding Achievement, and Track—Mark Blume President's Award, Outstanding Achievement, and Music—Wanda Crawford President's Award, Outstanding Achievement— Nancy Fairbanks Hastings College—
Speech and Theatre, Academics, and Music— Lara Dalbey
Nebraska Wesleyan—President's—Nancy Fairbanks
National Merit—Wanda Crawford
Eastern Wyoming College—Marsh Memorial—
Iowa State University—Admission with Recognition and Scholastic Award—Tom Goaley Fred Petersen Memorial—Mark Blume, Tom Goaley, and Wanda Crawford Monsignor McDonald—Tom Lawrence LA—Betty Milks and Cathy Frazier
51Each athlete possesses within himself the motivation, desire, and skill
for competition, whether it be an individual or team effort. There was a new sense of spirit and pride, not only in the athletes themselves, but also in the many dedicated fans and supporters. Despite a disappointing loss of the Western Conference title in football, "AHS Stepped Up" in sports with championships in cross country, wrestling, and girls' golf.State Trip Caps Off Harriers' Season
This year's cross country team entered the year with enthusiasm under new coach Bill Beiber. By doing aerobic training throughout the season, the team gained the endurance needed for the races throughout the year. The girls' team started the year off on the right foot with a victory at the Cering Invitational. They also earned the first place trophy at their own Alliance Invite. The boys' team had one of its most successful seasons in recent years. The harriers earned third place at the Gering Invite, the highest the boys had placed in at least four years. The team reached their goals as they won both the Western Conference and District meets. The varsity squad, consisting of Neil Hawley, Kurt Seebohm, Dan Swesey, Mark Blume, and Andrew Brittan, made the first trip to state for the Harriers since 1975. An injury to Kurt Seebohm at the Kearney course caused the team to drop several places in the team scoring. With the addition of a girls' state meet and the lengthening of the boys' course, the Alliance High crosscountry team hopes to continue reaping the awards of success.
Meet Boys Girls
Gering 3 1
Sidney 4 2
Alliance 3 1
Scottsbluff 7 4
Western Conference 1 2
Big Ten 8 -
Districts 1 -
State 12 -
Team members are: Brian Heitz, Kurt Seebohm, Andrew Brittan, Mark Blume, Neil Hawley, Curt Caudle, Dan Swesey, Trudy Schnell, Kari Daugherty, Kim Green, Deb Abbott, and Darcy Cole.
The girls' team gets a good start on their way to winning the Alliance Invitational trophy.
Many hours of training prepares Neil Hawley for a fifth place finish at the state championship.
54Deb Abbott prepares to pull ahead of the competitors beside her.
Sportsmanship is always prevalent with other schools after a hard run.
The boy harriers get a good lead in the first stretch at Western Conference held in Alliance.
The final kick can help to improve one's finish, as found out by senior Mark Blume.
Darcy Cole shows determination at the end of the Alliance Invite.
Kim Green strides up the last hill at the Alliance Skyview course.
55Girls' Golf Team Peaks At District
The big smile on Lara Dalbey's face (ells the whole story.
The Alliance Girls' Golf Team had another strong season this year, placing consistently high at their meets; however, the girls found disappointment awaiting them at the Western Conference Meet. Due to a scorecard violation, Sue Cummings was disqualified, thus putting the team in second place.
With the help of their coach, Wayne Brown, the girls made a superior comeback when they traveled to Chadron for district competition. Alliance won the meet, which enabled them to attend the state meet in Lincoln for the third year in a row. They made a major improvement at the state meet, placing sixth out of fifteen teams, compared to a fifteenth placing the previous year.
Despite the fact the team will lose six girls to graduation, the female linksters have the necessary depth for another successful season.
Western Conference 2nd
Big Ten 6th
Laurie Hoff watches her opponent's next move while waiting for her shot.
Cris Cox displays her Nancy Lopez imitation, concentrating on her putt.
1979 Giris' Golf members are: |an Bacon, loan Bush, Nadine Richmeier, Coach Wayne Brown, Erin Edwards, Dee Dee Gonzalez, Lara Dalbey, Denise Preble, Sue Cummings, Kim Hubbard, Tonya Benda, Vickie Hoff, Laurie Hoff, Wendy Lyster, Kay Wildy, Chrissy Reilly, Vesta Jo Curtiss, and Pam Curtiss.
56Linksters Fall Short of District, State Goals
Dave Christensen strives to hit the ball to the flag on the green.
Team members are: Jim Podhaisky, Jon Lewis, John Engel, Coach Wayne Brown, Eric Edwards, Craig Mahnke, Terry Tucker, Tim Podraza, Jim Jaggers, Rod Vogel, Jeff Kaufmann, Dave Christensen, Scot Parish, James Lamped, Scott Reed, Scott Mundt, Bob Maxwell, Allen Efoffmann, Tom Neeley, Rick Weber, Brian Mahnke, Tony Eritzler, Blake Mahnke, Todd Kautz, Mike Ellis, Greg Carier, and Matt Christensen.
Tim Podraza and Eric Edwards relax for a brief moment while walking to the next hole.
The boys' golf team at AHS entered the year with hopes of defending their Class B State Grass Greens Championship. The team looked like it would have a chance of doing just that after the first meet, the Sidney Invitational, when they finished second by five strokes to Class A Scottsbluff. That proved to be as high as the linksters could finish at a major meet the rest of the season. A lack of consistency and a usually weaker back nine score caused the drop in the team's placings. With five lettermen returning next year, Coach Wayne Brown's team hopes to improve next year.
Western Conference 4th
Gering Dual 1st
Morrill (Reserves) 3rd
Big Ten 9th
Relaxation, concentration and follow-through are all impodant aspects of a putt for John Engel.Second Place Conference Finish, Undefeated
The Alliance High Spikers finished the season with a 7-9 record. The highlight was placing second in the Western Conference behind Kimball, the state champions. Despite the record, it was a good season, with a display of good leadership and dedication.
It is enlightening to note that the Junior Varsity finished undefeated with a 10-0 record. With anticipation for a promising season next year. Coach Sandra Pilfold hopes the squad will strive towards maturity in leadership and teamwork. The sophomores, having completed a five-game schedule, will add the necessary depth for the 1980 team.
members move into position as Rene Morris sets the ball to the front row players.
1979 Spikers are: Assistant Coach Donita Potter, Rene'Morris, Sally Kirchner, Beth Panwitz, Bernadine Boness, Peggy Wagner, Darci McLean, Shelly lauber. Coach Sandra Pilford, Cheryl Hart, loan Zum, Mary Ellen Lore, Tedi Smith, Lisa Krause, and Vicki Hoppens.
Peggy Wagner gets a boost from her teammates as she runs onto the court hoping for a victory.
Sally Kirchner shows that concentration is the key to serving an underhand floater.
Darci McLean concentrates on returning the serve to the opposing team.
58Junior Varsity Season Pace Spikers
Rene Morris puts power into her serves.
Western Conference Kearney Chadron (Dist.) Kimball (Dist.)
15-10, 10-15, 1-15
14- 16, 15-0, 15-10
15- 11, 12-15, 15-6 5-15, 9-15,
15- 13, 12-15, 5-15
16- 14, 15-8 15-10, 15-3 11-15, 18-20
14- 16, 15-13, 11-15 13-15, 12-15
15- 12, 15-12
16- 14, 9-15, 7-15
15-10, 13-15, 2-15 15-5, 15-6 15-5, 15-3 15-11, 18-16 15-3, 12-15, 17-15 15-7, 15-6 15-3, 15-11 18-16, 4-15, 16-14
The victory line helps build team spirit.
Varsity Spikers plan their strategy.
Jill Kirchner and Deb Brass watch, as sophomore Jenny Wegner spikes another ball to the floor against the powerful Scottsbluff rivals.
loan Zum meets the fans' expectations as she spikes another "acer.'
Brenda Vandeventer sets the ball to Lisa Krause for a possible spike.
Despite Scottsbluff's blocking attempt, Mary Ellen Lore scores.
591979 sophomore Spikers are: Sherri Bushong, Brenda Borg, Jenny Wegner, Deb Zum, The sophomores get advice from their coaches. Dorothy Christie, Coach Donita Potter, Jill Kirchner, Deb Brass, Brenda Vandeventer,
and Connie Jo Drummond.
Consistent Freshmen Have Varsity Potential
Freshmen Spikers: Brenda Hopp, Jan Jelinek, Mary Doherty, Janet Engel, Mary Haider, Lori Cox, Sarah Lewis, Tammie Kistler, Stacey Brown, Angel Schafer, Coach Shirley Schlenker, Andrea Johannes, Lorlie Burney, Marilyn Clark, Teena West, Kris Margheim, Samantha Worley, Michelle Forney, Lavon Krejci, Courtney Bixby, Collette Jones, Jody Jaggers, Eden Edwards, Rhonda Johnson, DeeDee Deines, Teri Walker, Kelly Dexter, Janelle Daugherty, Michele Erickson, and Molly Reilly.
Eden Edwards concentrates on The crowd rushes out to congratulate
serving the ball over the net. the girls on a well-deserved victory.
Collette Jones spikes as Teena West and Mary Haider anticipate a block from their Scottsbluff rivals.
Coach Shirley Schlenker worked hard to prepare the freshmen girls for varsity ball next year as sophomores. The girls had a 7-2 record and placed second in the Alliance Invitational, losing
only to Gering.
Score 15-8, 15-2 15-5, 7-15, 15-7 15-4, 8-15, 15-9 15-9, 15-7 12-15,6-15 15-7, 12-15, 15-3 15-0, 15-6 Second
60Reserve Season Successful
The reserve team lines up for the next offensive play.
The reserves listen to the coach's halftime talk given in the end zone.
Team AHS OPP
Gering 8 8
Mitchell 8 6
Sidney 14 0
Kimball 0 2
Chadron 34 14
Scottsbluff 12 6
Gordon 12 0
The reserve football team ended
their season with a 5-1-1 record. The team's accomplishments were often overshadowed by those of the varsity squad, but the reserve team was an integral part of the AHS football program. The playing time gained by the members of the squad throughout the season will help to strengthen the program in the future. The success of the squad will give the team's supporters something to look forward to with anticipation.
Tim Podraza starts the pitch out along the right side of the line.
Team members are: Coach jim Hawk, |ohn Cowsert, Mike Ellis, Kent Piihl, Kevin Piihl, Troy Roten, Ben Johnson, Rod Vaughn, Coach Terry Myers, Charles Athey, Lanny Finkey, Rich Strang, Jerry Swanson, Chad Schlictemeier, Chris Panwitz, Mark Waddell, Mike Erickson, Todd Kautz, Brian Mahnke, Greg Carter, Brad Beiber, Rick Weber, Blake Mahnke, and Robert Shimp.
Team Shows Promise
Blake Mahnke completes a pass to one of his teammates downfield.
The freshmen team also had a successful season. The team started off the year with decisive victories over Kimball and Chadron. The team received its first setback at the hands of Scottsbluff. They got back on the winning track with victories over Gordon and Sidney. The season ended on a sour note with a loss to Gering. The 4-2 record of the freshmen, along with the performance of the reserve team, leads many to believe that Alliance will be a team to contend with in years to come.
61AHS Gridders Denied Conference Championship
The Bulldog football team huddles together to find out what the next offensive play will be.
Pat Colerick cuts around the right end for a possible gain.
Tim Mills, Brad Schnell, and Tom Wildy listen to the halftime talk.
The football team comes back to the field through the victory line
Dan Ellis throws to an open receiver while getting good protection.
62Tim Mills comes from left end to block a Chadron punt.
The AHS football team entered the year with the hopes of a Western Conference Championship. With lots of hard work and desire, the team earned a 4-1 conference record and an apparent championship. An obscure scoring system was found, which took the title from the Bulldogs, and gave it to Chadron, Gering, and Kimball, who had 4-2 records. Despite losing the conference title in name, the team members were still aware of what they had achieved during the season.
Several team members earned individual honors. Brad Liggett, Mike Montague, and Pat Colerick made First Team Big Ten. Honorable mention went to Rob Vogel, Rob Flores, Ross West, Montague, Tom Wildy, Dan Ellis, and Brad Schnell. Vogel, Liggett, Wildy, and Montague made Western Conference First Team and Flores, Colerick, and Schnell received honorable mention. The efforts made by these players and the remaining members of the team paved the way for a successful season for the team.
after receiving instruction from the coaches.
Team members are: Bill Boness, Eric Edwards, Wayne Hamilton, Roy Panwitz, George Moss, Tom Heimbuch, Roger Hansen, Perry West, Mike Frazier, Dana Daniels, Scot Parish, Mike Alvarado, Lance Tolstedt, Gary Hammond, Scott Jantz, Mark Behm, Scott Mundt, Bryan Wilson, Mike Sams, John Magdaleno, Tom Adams, Jim Jaggers, Pat Colerick, Rod Vogel, Brad Brass, Tim Manion, Tom Laing, Terry Tucker, John Leachman, Keith Peterson, Dan Ellis, Brad Liggett, Tim Podraza, Tom Wildy, Bob Colwell, Bruce Clark, Craig Mahnke, Loren West, Ross West, Monte Quick, Doug Smith, Mike Peters, Mike Montague, Tom Klinkacek, Greg Hand, Tim Mills, Jim Podhaisky, Jon Lewis, Brian Lair, Tom Lawrence, Mike Nansel, Rob Vogel, Rob Flores, Jon Briggs, Brad Schnell, Steve Beck, and Coaches Dick Boness, Steve Nelson, Randy Henderson, and Pat Cullen.
TEAM AHS OPP
Scottsbluff 0 16
Chadron 24 14
Kimball 13 24
Sidney 13 6
Gordon 33 0
North Platte 15 23
Gering 24 0
McCook 0 35
Kearney 6 13
63New Coach Leads Girls' Team To .500
Various expressions on the bench tell the outcome of the Alliance-Gering game.
The Alliance High Girls' Basketball Team finished the season with an even 10-10 record under the guidance of new head coach Bill Beiber and assistant coach Sandra Pilfold.
The young team lost six of their ten games to teams that were rated in the state, and six of the ten losses were by six points or less.
According to Coach Beiber, injuries played an important part in the season. Without these injuries, the girls could have possibly won four more games.
Mary Ellen Lore watches her step as she heads down court for a lay-up.
36 21 34 34
43 47 24
35 47 59
39 31 36 39
Team members are: Rene Morris, Sally Kirchner, Beth Panwitz, Penny Reynolds, Tedi Smith, Mary Ellen Lore, Stacey Romick, Joan Zum, Darci McClean, Bemie Boness, Vicki Hoppens, Lisa Renteria, Lori Clark, Deb Zum, Sherri Bushong, Dorothy Christie, lenny Wegner, Brenda Borg, and Brenda Vandeventer.
The reserve girls had a respectable season, finishing with a 9-1 record, and should provide a strong nucleus for the varsity squad next year.
Alliance Bulldog Sally Kirchner calls the plays in order for team members to set up a new offense.
64Record Despite Numerous Injuries
Varsity team members listen as Coach Bill Beiber explains the plan.
Beth Panwitz shows proper technique as she swishes a jump shot.
Teammates look on as Bemie Boness fights over the ball with rivals.
Varsity standout Beth Panwitz makes a fast break during the closing seconds of the game.
Rene' Morris awaits the ball as Beth Panwitz tries to out maneuver her opponent.
65The Bulldogs get prepped for strategy for the next play.
Rene Morris shoots the ball as her team members move in for the rebound.
Freshmen Girls Have Best Season Ever
With her rival opponent not far behind, Molly Reilly attempts a crucial lay-up.
Frosh Sarah Lewis outjumps her opponent.
Sarah Lewis shoots from the top of the key.
Ending their season with a 5-2 record, the freshmen girls' basketball team acquired their best record since the sport began three years ago.
Under the coaching of Miss Shirley Schlenker, the girls outscored their opponents 214-173, with an average of 30.5 points per game. The highlight was concluding the season with a 45-27 win over Scottsbluff, a Class A school.
Freshmen Girls' Basketball Team Members are: Sandi Hall, Mary ider, Pam Dilley, Teena West, Laurie Hat enbuhler, Sarah Lewis, Lori Cox, Robin Sampson, Stacey Brown, Lavon Krejci, Brenda Hopp, Michelle Fomey, Mary Doherty, Rhonda Johnson, Molly Reilly, Coach Shirley Schlenker, Eden Edwards, Kelly Dexter, Andrea Johannes, Michele Erickson, Kris Margheim, Connie Ballentine, and DeeDee Deines.
TEAM AHS OPP
Gordon 28 27
Mitchell 29 22
Sidney 26 12
Chadron 34 20
Chadron 26 29
Gering 26 36
Scottsbluff 45 27
66Reserves Gain Beneficial Knowledge
Despite a losing record, the reserve boys' basketball team had a better season than their record showed. Defensive tenacity, floor awareness, and a smooth shooting form were developed throughout the season and will be put to good use during the coming years.
TEAM AHS OPP
Gordon 53 78
Gering 44 71
Hemingford 50 51
Hemingford 42 46
McCook 26 73
Sidney 45 48
Scottsbluff 25 62
Kimball 54 47
Gering 34 80
Scottsbluff 40 63
Chadron 35 45
McCook 30 68
North Platte 46 56
Sidney 41 45
Mitchell 45 50
Cary Hammond and Todd Land apply zone pressure.
Freshmen Get Second In Own Tourney
Team members are: Mark Waddell, Charles Athey, Rick Weber, Mike Erickson, Brad Beiber, Curt Crabtree, Rich Strang, Todd Grasmick, Randy Burkhart, Adrian Gonzalez, Glen Cole, Jeff Dugger, Chad Schlictemeier, Blake Mahnke, Brian Mahnek, Chris Panwitz, Brendon Lilley, Dave Lawrence, Kent Piihl, Troy Roten, Kevin Piihl, Rod Geist, and Tim Kramer.
Brian Mahnke looks for an opening in the middle of the zone of the Scottsbluff defense.
The freshmen boys completed another season as AHS. They got off to a slow start but quickly recovered to even their record. Their success continued into their Freshmen Invitational Tournament where the team finished in second place behind Scottsbluff.
Chad Schlictemeier shoots over the
outstretched arm of a Kimball defender.
TEAM AHS OPP
Gordon 44 45
Mitchell 39 53
Chadron 47 38
Chadron 64 46
Gering 46 59
Scottsbluff 56 78
Kimball 49 36
Sidney 34 35
Gordon 59 49
Scottsbluff 34 63
Team members are: Coach Randy Henderson, Scott Jantz, Gary Hammond, Terry Tucker, Roy Schnell, Lance Tolstedt, Craig Mahnke, John Stull, Mike Frazier, John Magdaleno, Todd Land, Tom Heimbuch, Scott Reed, and Scott Mills.
Lance Tolstedt jumps high to score two points.
67Inconsistency Causes Bulldog Downfall
The senior boys lead the team on the floor for their final home game.
The Bulldogs break the huddle to start the game in hopes of a victory.
Pre-game warmups are essential for all par ticipants in order to get into the flow of the game
Varsity team members are: Coach Terry Myers, Mike Montague, Jon Lewis, Mark Blume, Dan Ellis, Matt Frerichs, Rob Vogel, Tim Podraza, Brian Lair, Pat Colerick, Rod Vogel, and Tim Mills.
Coach Terry Myers yells instructions to the team from the sidelines.
68Matt Frerichs strains to grab a rebound.
hopes of upsetting the opponent's shooting.
Mark Blume reaches to block a Kimball shot.
Rod Vogel forces a turnover at half-court.
TEAM AHS OPP
Gordon 61 62
Gering 50 56
Ogallala 67 64
Kearney (OT) 53 50
Ainsworth 57 70
Hemingford 39 60
Chadron 50 36
McCook 46 62
Chadron 45 58
Sidney 37 36
Scottsbluff 68 83
Kimball (DOT) 59 53
Gering 57 51
Scottsbluff 43 47
Chadron 53 64
McCook 44 48
North Platte 48 61
Sidney 41 60
Mitchell 60 40
District-Gering 37 44
The AHS boys' basketball team completed a 7-13 season. The team worked hard to sharpen their skills before the first game. They opened the season with two close losses at the hands of Gordon and Gering. The team bounced back and played well to win a tough game over Ogallala and an overtime victory over Big Ten rival Kearney. The team participated in the Chadron Holiday Tournament for the first time in three years and finished in fourth place. One of the highlights of the season was the double overtime victory over Kimball. Alliance overcame a twelve point first quarter deficit to pull ahead in the third quarter and defeat the Longhorns by six points. Inconsistency hampered the cagers' season as the Bulldogs could beat no team twice, but defeated seven different teams, five of them being Western Conference foes. Even though a winning record was not achieved, many bright spots occurred through the 1980 season.
Members of the varsity squad anxiously wait to take the floor and begin the ensuing contest.
69Cheerleaders Support Winning Season at AHS
This year's varsity cheerleaders spent many hours practicing to compose new routines and cheers to support various athletic events. Miss Alice Creve took over the duties of former sponsor Don Crowder, towards mid-September.
The reserve cheerleaders were assigned different duties this year, as they supported girls' varsity volleyball and basketball teams. The ten varsity cheerleaders followed the boys' football team and then divided, with each cheering on the sport to which they were assigned.
Wrestling cheerleaders are: Bernadine Boness, Sue Powell, Lynnette Lampert, Dee Gonzalez, |udy Smith and Lori Liggett.
Basketball cheerleaders are: Donna Reeh, Peggy Wagner, Cathy Frazier, Anne Mundt and Nancy Fairbanks.
Reserve cheerleaders are: Tory lossi, Darcy Cole, Lilias Smith, and Cheri Nagaki. Not pictured is Cheryl Flart.
The small megaphone and shakers symbolize the devotion of pride and spirit of being a cheerleader.
The ten varsity are: Dee Gonzalez, Bemie Boness, Lynnette Lampert, Anne Mundt, Donna Reeh, Peggy Wagner, Sue Powell, Cathy Frazier, Nancy Fairbanks, and |udy Smith.
70Spirit and Pride Displayed By Rowdy Section
Following closely, Kelly Irish gives her attention to an important call by the referee.
Tom Laing expresses his feelings after a bad call.
With the aid of megaphones and strong vocal cords, the AHS student body combined their yelling abilities to form a Rowdy Section. The group brought freshmen through seniors, to replace the former pep club, and added a new sense of pride.
Pep band and members of the student body unite to make the rowdy section a whole.
Expressions arise, as the game goes on.
The AHS wrestling team entered the year looking to improve on previous accomplishments. With the strength of the team being in the higher weight divisions, the team got a good start in the early duals and tourneys. As the season progressed, the team continued to get stronger and kept working toward their peak. Entering the Western Conference Tourney, the grapplers were underdogs to the Gering wrestlers, who had won the conference championship six years in a row. But the Bulldogs pulled an upset and beat Gering by one half of a point in the final match to win the trophy. The team also had a good showing at Big Ten against predominantly Class A schools. Five members of the team earned berths in the became ill and could not make the trip. Brad Liggett injured his knee during the state tourney and had to withdraw. Tom Wildy wrestled his way to a third place finish in the 185-lb. class. Pat Casados and Brad Schnell each earned second place medals, at 98 and 167-lbs., respectfully. With all state qualifiers, except Schnell, being underclassmen. Coach Pat Cullen's team should continue to strenghten in years to come.
Through victory or defeat, a variety of expressions tell the final outcome of the night.
Jeff Schlichtemeier tries to free himself from his second round foe at Western Conference.
Brad Schnell locks up with his 167-pound counterpart, while looking for a takedown.
Mike Alvarado attempts to gain a nearfall or pin against his opponent for six points for Alliance.
72Team members are: Bryan Wilson, Brad Liggett, Tom Wildy, John Leachman, Bob Colwell, Roger Hansen, John Prelle, Doug Smith, Rod Hansen, Chris Hull, Kirk Keder, Jerry Swanson, John Cowsert, Ben Johnson, Doug Clark, John Maser, Ray Hashman, Eric Edwards, David Kutschke, Greg Carter, Scott Mundt, Shaun Adams, Jeff Schlichtemeier, John Herian, and Mike Alvarado.
During a crucial match, heavyweight Brad Liggett attempts to breakdown his Mitchell opponent.
Jack Dye's arm is raised by the referee after defeating Gering's entry at Western Conference.
Sidney Invite 3rd
Ogallala Invite 2nd
Western Conference 1st
Big Ten Conference 4th
Coaches Cullen and Jones nervously await the outcome of the match on the mat.
73Alliance Girls Establish Seven School Records
The girls' track team combined their talent to establish seven new records. Besides converting all existing records to meters, two new events were added—the 3200 meter (two mile), run by Deb Abbott in 12:47.9, and the 100 meter hurdles, run by Connie Drummond in 16.9. Brenda Borg set a new record in the 200 meter dash by running it in 25.9 at Big Ten in Columbus. Two other school records were broken at Big Ten: the 800 (880), run by Elaine Ballentine in 2:25.3, and the 3200 meter (two mile) relay consisting of Elaine Ballentine, Kelly Dexter, Kim Green, and Teena West. The contingent ran the relay in 10:00.1, which was the fastest Class B time in the state. The 1600 meter (mile) relay ran it in 4:13.9 at the district track meet to set a new school record. Kelly Dexter took nearly 30 seconds off the 1600 meter (mile) run by running it in 5:22.1 at the state track meet, which was good for fourth place. The only other points earned came from Brenda Borg, who placed second in the 100 meter dash.
Alliance stale track qualifiers include: Teena West, Kim Green, Elaine Ballentine, Deb Abbott, Rene' Morris, Lisa Fischer, Brenda Borg, and Kelly Dexter.
Kelly Dexter and Deb Abbott strive to win the 3200 meter run.
Teena West crosses the finish line first to win the 3200 meter relay.
Middle distance runners condition for the next upcoming meet.
74April Hawley and Kari Daugherty realize the impor- Darcy Cole shows determination in
tance of stretching out thoroughly before a race. the mile run at the Alliance
Scottsbluff Relays Cancelled
Big Ten 7th
Western Conference 3rd
Lisa Renteria and Beth Panwitz show the lighter side of one of the track meets.
Maureen Kelly gets helped from the track by friends, Lisa Renteria and Deb Brass, after running the 400 meter dash.
Darci McLean helps Vicki Hoppens adjust her blocks.
Track members are: Teri Walker, Teena West, Molly Reilly, Kelly Dexter, Mary Doherty, Lori Cox, Coach Sandy Pilfold, Connie Drummond, Deb Zurn, April Hawley, Colleen Sherlock, Wendy Lyster, Brenda Borg, Maureen Kelly, Lisa Renteria, Teri Ask, Elaine Ballentine, Deb Abbott, Darcy Cole, Vicki Hoppens, Stacey Romick, Tedi Smith, Darci McLean, Janelle Daugherty, Student Teacher Jill Cook, Dee Dee Deines, Rene' Morris, Beth Panwitz, Shelly Lauber, Cindi Marchant, and Coach Shirley Schlenker.
75Conference Title, 11 State Qualifiers High-Light Track Season
Mark Blume prepares to land in the pit at the end of the triple jump.
The second phase of the triple jump is important to Bruce Heckman.
The 1980 track coaches are: Jim Kuehn, Terry Myers, Randy Henderson, and Head Coach Steve Nelson.
The boys' track team started the year with forty-three athletes checking out equipment for the season. With a strong group of seniors returning to the squad, the team showed promise to have one of the strongest teams at AHS in quite some time. The cindermen's first meet, the Kimball Invitational, which was held at Gering due to the inclement weather, allowed the team to see how well they were conditioned. Alliance finished second to Gering, but that was to be the only time Alliance was defeated by a Western Conference school. Alliance went on to four straight victories, winning the Sidney, Chadron Triangular, Chadron, and Western Conference meets. At the district meet. Alliance qualified eleven people in nine events. The state qualifiers were: Bruce Heckman, Tom Lawrence, Jon Briggs, Neil Hawley, Rob Flores, Ross West, Tim Manion, Pat Colerick, Dan Swesey, Kent Piihl, and Kevin Piihl. The team went on to finish fifth at the state meet, with Neil Hawley finishing second in the 3200 and third in the 1600, Ross West finishing fifth in the 300 lows, Pat Colerick fifth in the 400, and third place in both the 400 and 1600 meter relays. The fine showing by the 1980 track team leaves hopes that a tradition of fine teams will be started at Alliance High School.
Tom Lawrence crosses the finish line first during the 200 meter dash.
76Neil Hawley leads all runners in the 3200 meter run on Alliance's way to a 1-2-4 finish in the event at Western Conference.
Ross West used good form to clear a hurdle on his way to a win in the 300 meter hurdles.
Team members are: Tim Kramer, Chris Panwitz, Glen Cole, Mike Erickson, Jim Harger, Kent Piihl, Brad Beiber, Troy Roten, Kevin Piihl, Curt Caudle, Chad Schlictemeier, Craig Rust, Mark Waddell, Dave Lawrence, Dana Daniels, John Stull, Bryan Wilson, Mark Behm, Jerry Pierce, George Moss, Tom Adams, Scott Jantz, Lance Tolstedt, John Magdaleno, Dan Swesey, Tom Goaley, Tom Wildy, Brad Brass, Tim Manion, Tom Laing, Pat Colerick, Mike Nansel, Brian Lair, Bruce Heckman, Tom Lawrence, Jon Briggs, Neil Hawley, Mark Blume, Rob Flores, and Ross West.
Juniors Tim Manion and Brad Brass discuss pole vaulting strategy during a break at the meet.
Chadron Triangular Chardon
Jon Briggs makes every stride count in one of this year's new events, the 300 meter low hurdles.Roy Panwit2 and Tom Heimbuch enjoy a friendly game of catch before fhe lunch break is over.
Nancy Fairbanks and Bruce Suetsugu relax for a moment after an invigorating bicycle ride.
Spring Fever Mania Hits AHS
Shooting baskets in the evening proves to be an enjoyable pastime for Fred War Bonnett.
With the onset of spring comes the craving to get outside and do one's "own thing." The Student Council initiated this idea by holding a "Spring Fever" week, May 12-16. Unfortunalely, the weatherman was not very cooperative in accommodating with these plans. The only out-of-door "sports" events to be held were the "frisbee throw" and the "egg toss."
The "sports" of the season, however, were not limited to the golf course or track. Many students and staff members could be found on the tennis or racquetball courts, motorcycle or bicycle riding, rollerskating, skateboarding, or playing softball or baseball. Frisbee enthusiasts could be seen on the school lawn nearly every day, practicing their throwing techniques.
No matter what the sport, spring gave many students and faculty a feeling of freedom and an opportunity to put into practice any type of sport with which they felt most comfortable.
Larry Hain concentrats on controlling the frisbee's direction on his way to the accuracy title.
Catching the egg, Pat Colerick shows the need for subtlety in order to stay in the game.
Mrs. Sherry Yost's facial expression shows the result of her catch in the egg toss.
78Letter Winners Honored At Athletic Banquet
Most Outstanding Athletes are: John Engel, Tom Lawrence, Tim Mills, Rob Vogel, Brad Schnell, Neil Hawley, Brenda Borg, Kim Green, Pam Curtiss, and Beth Panwitz.
Most Improved Athletes are: Neil Hawley, Brad Schnell, Brad Liggett, Matt Frerichs, Dan Swesey, Joan Zurn, Sally Kirchner, Darcy Cole, and Dave Christensen.
3-D Award winners are: Ross West, Mark Blume, Tim Mills, Jon Lewis, Neil Hawley, Beth Panwitz, Rene' Morris, and Rob Flores.
Steve Beck Jon Briggs Rob Flores Greg Hand Tom Klinkacek Tom Lawrence Jon Lewis Tim Mills Mike Montague Mike Nansel Mike Peters Jim Podhaisky Monte Quick Brad Schnell Doug Smith Rob Vogel Ross West Brad Brass Pat Colerick Bob Colwell Dan Ellis Jim Jaggers Tom Laing Eric Edwards Brad Liggett Tim Manion Tim Podraza Terry Tucker Rod Vogel Tom Wildy Mike Frazier Gary Hammond Tom Heimbuch Scott Jantz Scott Mills Lance Tolstedt Perry West Bryan Wilson
VOLLEYBALL Bemadine Boness Sally Kirchner Shelly Lauber Beth Panwitz Rene' Morris Peggy Wagner Cheryl Hart Vicki Hoppens Lisa Krause Mary Ellen Lore Darci McLean Tedi Smith Joan Zurn Sherri Bushong Dorothy Christie
CROSS COUNTRY Mark Blume Andrew Brittan Kari Daugherty Neil Hawley Deb Abbott Darcy Cole Kim Green Trudy Schnell Brian Heitz Dan Swesey Curt Caudle Kurt Seebohm
GIRLS GOLF Sue Cummings Pam Curtiss Lara Dalbey Dee Gonzalex Laurie Hoff Joan Bush Dee Preble
GIRLS BASKETBALL Bemadine Boness Sally Kirchner Rene' Morris Beth Panwitz Vicki Hoppens Lisa Krause Mary Ellen Lore Darci McLean Penny Jo Reynolds Stacey Romick Tedi Smith Joan Zum Christine Beiber Liz Burkhart
WRESTLING Jack Dye Rod Hansen Brad Schnell Pat Casados Bob Colwell Eric Edwards Brad Liggett Randy Ravert Tom Wildy Mike Alvarado Scott Mundt Bryan Wilson Jeff Schlictemeier
BOYS BASKETBALL Mark Blume Brian Lair Jon Lewis Tim Mills Rob Vogel Pat Colerick Matt Frerichs
Tim Podraza Terry Tucker Rod Vogel Jody Nelson Gary Hammond Lance Tolstedt Scott Mills Mike Frazier
BOYS GOLF John Engel Jon Lewis Tim Mills Jim Podhaisky Dave Christensen Jim Jaggers Tim Podraza Rod Vogel Bob Maxwell
BOYS TRACK Mark Blume Bemadine Boness Jon Briggs Rob Flores Neil Hawley Bruce Heckman Brian Lair Tom Lawrence Mike Nansel Monte Quick Ross West Brad Brass Pat Colerick Dan Ellis Tim Manion Tom Wildy Mark Behm
Dana Daniels John Magdaleno Scott Mills Dan Swesey Perry West Bryan Wilson Kent Piihl Kevin Piihl
GIRLS TRACK Rene' Morris Beth Panwitz Deb Abbott Elaine Ballentine Darcy Cole Kim Green Vicki Hoppens Darci McLean Brenda Borg Connie Drummond Lisa Fischer Teri Ask DeeDee Deines Kelly Dexter Sarah Lewis Cindi Marchant Teena West
Scholastic Athletes—Kari Daugherty and Jon Lewis; Outstanding Student Booster—Randy Waldron; Outstanding Senior Athletes—Neil Hawley and Beth Panwitz
"AHS Stepped Up" with an interest in Activities. Important meetings, long practices, active participation, fervent zeal, and guiding leadership combined to make these activitiesActivities
oFHA Projects Aim for Personal, Child Development
Officers are: Historian Brenda Johnson, Vice-President Kathy Wertz, Parliamentarian Julie Burton, President Judy Smith, and Secretary-Treasurer Lynnette lamped.
FHA members are: Judy Smith, Lynnette Lamped, Kathy Howell, Sponsor Mrs. Darleen Worm, Kathy Wedz, Julie Burton, and Geraldine Snyder.
The Future Homemakers of America centered their theme not only around personal improvement, but also with child development. In November they sponsored a community information program, aimed at helping people understand toy safety. The girls put up posters in stores and used radio spots and articles in the newspaper. Mrs. Cathy Kloch gave a demonstration on the proper way to care for a baby.
Some of the group activities included a Christmas party, a field trip to Woolrich to see how a jacket is made, and a mixed up dinner called "Rennid Ittehgaps". The menu was done in strange names so that the people could not tell what they were ordering. To gain more knowledge on the fundamentals of FHA, the girls attended a retreat, district, and state convention.
Judges Tom Hoffman, Mr. Leonard Hartman, and Mrs. Carrie Ransom sample FHA's entry in the dessert category blueberry pizza, at the All-School Bake-Off.
The appropriate way of handling and caring for a baby is being demonstrated by Mrs. Cathy Kloch and her baby daughter,
82Preparing for a crowded football game, Don Woodworth unloads pop for the concession stand.
1979-80 FFA officers are: Parlimentarian Don Woodworth, President Jack Dye, Seminal Dwight Krejci, Reporter Darrel Seidler, Vice-President Lee Walker, Secretary Lori Liggett, and Treasurer Brent Deines.
FFA Named Superior Chapter at State
Blue corduroy jackets at AHS symbolize the Future Farmers of America. During the past year they have participated in the slave sale, the football concession stand, and the homecoming parade.
The FFA chapter came home with many individual and team honors from the state convention in Lincoln. Team honors included: livestock judging team—a blue ribbon and livestock management—a white ribbon. Individual honors included: Tom Andrus—a blue in dairy management, Don Woodworth—a blue in beef management, Arnold Wood—a blue in arc welding, Jack Dye and Brenda Fosket received reds in livestock selection, Marianne Buskirk was named state farmer, Waldo Smith was selected the western area chairman, and Jorene Sutton was seated first bass clarinet in the state band. As a special honor, the chapter received a superior rating.
Only through hard work and dedication from officers, members and sponsors did the FFA earn these numerous awards.
Lori Liggefl reads the minutes from the previous meeting.
Members are required to stand while reciting the FFA creed.
83Thespians With Talent, Activities
With talent a definite pastime at AHS, Thespians found themselves dominated by theatrical activities. The Troupe was so busy with productions, speech contest and selling tickets, that there wasn't time to hold regular noon meetings.
In addition to their participation in theatre classes, the Thespians staged "The Taming of the Shrew," with all members and initiates taking part.
The group finished out their year's events with the initiation of nine new members and installation of officers on May 18. They also took a field trip during the summer months to Denver to attend a production by professional performers.
The International Thespian Society awarded a scholarship to Jim Podhaisky. The scholarship was open to one who plans to major in drama in college. There were only thirty of these scholarships made available.
The Alliance High Thespian Troupe had a successful year and looks forward to another fine year of productions.
Thespian officers for the 1979-80 school year are: Vice-President Andrew Brittan, President |im Podhaisky, and Secretary-Treasurer Laurie Hoff.
Pam Curtiss, a two year member of Thespians, follows the topics of discussion.
Tracy Thies finds applying her make-up a time-consuming procedure for the production of "Marat Sade."
Thespian members who play an avid part in the high school productions are: Tom Goaley, Stuart Green, John Reilly, John Harris, Scott Donavon, Tracy Thies, Andrew Brittan, Pam Curtiss, Brian Vandeventer, Anne Mundt, Betty Jo Milks, Laurie Hoff, Jim Podhaisky, Lara Dalbey, Michelle Bilstein, and Dana Toedtli.
84FBLA Enjoys Successful First Year
FBLA officers: Randy Waldron, Fred Knaub, Dale Hamil-ton, Peggy Wagner, Sue Powell, and Betty Milks.
David Kramer, Elaine Ballentine and Shelly Lauber listen intently to a question raised during an early meeting.
Cathy Frazier and Peggy Wagner enjoy treats supplied at the FBLA installation.
Randy Waldron conducts a morning meeting under Mrs. Donita Potter's supervision.
Mixing FBLA business with pleasure are Cheri Nagaki and Betty Milks.
The Future Business Leaders of America was a new organization added this year to the clubs available to students. FBLA got off to a good start by selling candy grams at Christmas. This project was a success, making over eighty dollars. Other money-making projects were a sock hop, concessions, and selling ads to area merchants, to be printed in a booklet sent to local land owners.
The Alliance Chapter of FBLA and its officers were formally installed by the Chadron State Chapter on November 30. The officers for the year were: Randy Waldron, president; Peggy Wagner, vice-president; Betty Milks, secretary; Sue Powell, treasurer; Fred Knaub, reporter; and Dale Hamilton, historian.
83Fellowship of Christian Athletes Reappears
FCA Sponsor Terry Myers finds his mind af rest while reading the Bible.
Alliance High once again had a Fellowship of Christian Athletes, after going without one for several years. The purpose of FCA is "to confront athletes and coaches, and through them, the youth of the nation, with the challenge and adventure of accepting and following Christ and serving Him through the fellowship of the church and in their vocations." Any boy in high school who participated in athletics, including student managers, could become a member.
The group held "huddle" meetings throughout the year and discussed a variety of subjects.
The club listened to tapes of various speakers and watched several films. They also attended a meeting in Chadron, where some college athletes talked about their experiences. The group also held a cookout in the spring. FCA hopes to continue to grow in the years to come with the addition of a girl's "huddle" along with the various expanded activities.
FCA members are: Neil Hawley, Gary Hammond, Mark Blume, Mr. Terry
Myers, Mark Behm, Monte Quick, Tim Podraza, Brian Lair, and Eric Edwards.
Members listen to one of the tapes offered to FCA “huddle' groups.
Members read words of inspiration in uniting God with athletics.
86Members listen attentively while important subjects are discussed?
Officers are: Tom Wildy, sergeant at arms; Beth Panwitz, president; and Darci McClean, sec.-treas.
A-Club Works Against Organizational Problems
Despite organizational problems, A-Club was able to contribute to the improvement of Alliance High School. Using the money earned by selling concessions at home basketball games and wrestling matches, A-Club purchased new equipment for the weight-lifting room and also brought the basketball toss-back, which helped the players tune up on their quickshot. A-Club's future plan is to buy a new scoreboard for the football field. A-Club initiation was held April 21-25, which consisted of switch day, dress-up day, slave day, and T-shirt day.
The A-Club members pictured above are: |ody Nelson, Matt Frerichs, Mark Blume, Tom Lawrence, Jon Briggs, Rob Vogel, Doug Smith, Tom Wildy, Vicki Hoppens, Kim Green, Tim Podraza, Rod Vogel, Brian Lair, Denise Preble, Tedi Smith, Mary Ellen Lore, Lisa Krause, Darci McClean, and Beth Panwitz.
A-Club's initiating members Scott Mills, Mike Frazier and Perry West pose in their uniforms they wore for switch day.
Denise Preble serves with a smile at the concession stand.
87Y-Teens Make Final Appearance
Renita Gonzalez prepares to take tickets, while Dorothy Christie sells cookbooks.
Lavon Krejci shows her cooking ability as she adds the final touch to her dish for the fellowship fair.
The new decade has changed many activities at AHS. Because of the closing of the State Council of Y-Teens, local groups were not recognized as affiliated chapters, thus ending the organization.
Activities held during the year were: Patteran, Pizza Party, World Fellowship Fair, Senior Recognition Dinner, Mother-Daughter Banquet, and a trip to Rapid City.
Approximately once a month, guest speakers spoke on topics of interest. Some of the speakers and speeches included: Sally Mannlein on spinning, Jane Nagaki on oriental cooking, and Maryetta Lyman on antiques.
Y-teen Secretary Cathy Frazier reads the minutes at the meeting.
Vicki Bolek demonstrates on Brenda Borg the correct way to blow dry one's hair.
1979-80 Y-teen Cabinet members are: Lori Griffith, Sue Powell, Lori Liggett, Cathy Frazier, Wanda Crawford, Sue Cummings, Vicki Floppens, Darcy Cole, Nancy Fairbanks, Cheri Nagaki, Betty |o Milks, Kerri McNeil and Geraldine Snyder.
88"Steppin' Out" Style Show Highlights DECA's Year
DECA members attending state convention in Lincoln include: Sponsor Mrs. Patricia (ones, Karen Smith, Ina Schultz, Dale Hamilton, Penny |o Reynolds, Ed Heckman, Randy Lewis, left Jensen, John Woods, Dana Toedtli, and Clissy Blakeman.
Fashion coordinator, Karen Smith, finds time to model in DECA's spring style show.
The Distributive Education Clubs of America has participated in many activities during the past year. These include winning first place in the homecoming parade float competition and presenting a shoplifting seminar to the grade schools.
In the spring, DECA hosted a style show. Several members participated by modeling garments from the downtown merchants. The style show was followed by an auction. Items auctioned were donations from the area businesses. All proceeds went to the American Cancer Society.
The 1979-80 officers were: President Karen Smith, Vice-President Donna McCall, Secretary Dana Toedtli, Treasurer Sherri Sidkey, Historian Melanie Marsh, and Public Relations Director Ed Heckman.
Hard work pays off as DECA members present their first place float in the parade.
Sherri Sidkey prepares the DECA showcase.
89A.F.S. Sets Higher Goals for Years Ahead
This year the American Field Service sponsored a sock hop and raised enough money to take the two foreign exchange students, Luza de Maria Avila from Guatemala City, and Duangduen Bualert from Phuket, Thailand, to the Black Hills in South Dakota. Although the trip was only for one day, a good time was had by all.
The A.F.S. club was not very large this year, with only twelve active members, but the club members have some new ideas for encouraging others to join next year.
Outgoing President Tracy Thies reads the previous meeting's minutes.
Takes Terry Peak SKi Trip
1979-80 officers are: President Mark Empson, Sponsor Mr. Jim Kuehn, and Vice-President John Harris.
The AHS German Club was open to all students who were presently or who had in the past taken German as a course.
On October 19, they held a sock hop after a football game, for all students in grades 9-12. The money was used to help cover the expenses of their ski trip.
In late February, five members and two sponsors went on a ski trip to Terry Peak in South Dakota. The club paid for all the expenses, including the meals, lift tickets, and gas.
Brian Bowen and Suzi Martin represented the German Club in the All-School Bake-Off in April. They won first prize in the main dish category for German fish and bacon roll-ups.
With a savory recipe of German descent, Brian Bowen cooks the winning entry in the main dish category at the Bake-off.
German Club officers are: Secretary-Treasurer Kim Green and President Eric Edwards.
90Student Council member Lara Dalbey becomes a real live disc jockey during a sock hop, while Lori Liggett and Mark Blume spin the records.
Student Council Hosts Spring Convention
1979-80 StuCo officers are: Vice-President Laurie Hoff, President Michelle Bilsfein, and Secretary Tory lossi. Not pictured is Treasurer Eric Edwards.
Deb Brass and Jenny Wegner proudly display their StuCo banner.
The student council found themselves busy sponsoring sock hops, homecoming parade and dance, and Morp. They also held a new student dinner to help introduce the newcomers to the school system.
In the fall, five of the members traveled to Ogallala to attend district convention. The purpose was to bring back new ideas to get the student body involved with activities that happen within the school. Alliance hosted the spring convention with several schools attending the all-day event.
Students new to Alliance High find themselves welcomed to a "new student" dinner to help them get acquainted with the school system, rules and regulations.
Sponsor Bill Reno makes his comments at the meeting.
IDifferent faces, new attitudes and a variety of personalities are seen in the halls of AHS with each individ-
ual being a person looking for his her identity in the worid. Students find themselves confronting local, state, and national issues, such as a third bond issue, the altering of the drinking age, the draft, and the election of government officials. "AHS Stepping Up" focuses on the students' individuality and their major role in school life and their community. 1 m
Duangduen Bualert, alias Jeeab, enjoys the "good life" and people of Nebraska.
Duangduen Finds School Easy, Enjoys Snow
Leaving her small town of Phuket, Thailand, Duangduen Bualert traveled to the "flat land" and "friendly people" of Alliance. During her stay, she lived in the homes of George McNeil, Paul Phaneuf, and Howard Curtiss.
School was much easier here than at home. One must pass all courses before advancing to the next grade. Dating is also different. Everyone goes out in a group, not as a couple.
Jeeab didn't watch much television, but found the programs very good. Charlie's Angels was her favorite program and pizza was her favorite food. She disliked cheese and cinnamon. Having never seen snow, Jaaeb enjoyed the snow and harsh winter wind.
After Jeeab returns home, she will have four years of school to complete at Prince of Songkla University, Faculty of Science.
In wrapping up her year, Jeeab stated, "I will never forget my past year in Alliance High. Thanks for being nice and friendly to me. I want to say 'bye' now because I don't know if I could come back again, but I'll try."
Luza, a Guatemalan pal, gives Donna Reeh a friendly hug.
Luza's Impression is Friendly, Great
Coming from Guatemala City, with a population of 2, 000,000, Luza de Maria Avila arrived in the United States for a second visit. The first was a vacation, while the second was as an exchange student, living in the home of the Earl Cummings.
Her first impression of Alliance was that the community was small, friendly and overall, "great." She didn't care much for the American hamburger, but instead, Luza had a strong craving for pizza.
School seemed to be easy and the classes were small in size. In Guatemala, one takes twelve elective courses; upon failing one class, a student must repeat the entire school year. Luza enjoyed the school tradition, such as homecoming and the rowdy section at sporting events.
After departing from Alliance, she will miss her friends, school activities, snow, and the TV show "Mork and Mindy." When Luza returns home, she will go back to college, where she has six months remianing to complete her major in architecture.
In summarizing her stay here in the United States, Luza stated, 'Thanks for everything and all the things that you give me in my whole year. I don't say 'bye'; I say 'see ya again.'"
94Class of'83 Makes First Debut in High School
With the opening day of school, the class of 1983 brought a variety of faces to the crowd. A whole different world had opened before their eyes, filled with friendly acquaintances, new surroundings, and a whole new existence. Class schedules included earth science, math, English, and physical education, plus several elective courses. As a special project in Mrs. Donita Potter's typing class, several freshmen had the opportunity to send Christmas cards to the fifty American hostages being held in Tehran. The class of '83 was kept busy all year long, and will prove to be a vital part in the years to come.
Brad Beiber Courtney Bixby ludy Blake Laurie Boots Tami Boucher
Tammy Bowen Stacey Brown Shannon Burch Randy Burkhart Lorlie Burney
Greg Carter Curt Caudle Marilyn Clark Marsha Clark Glen Cole
Randy Coleman Michael Colson Elaine Cook Bonnie Cook Eleanor Cook
95Mass Confusion Adds to Freshmen's Opening Days
Candy Contryman John Cowsert
Lori Cox Curt Crabtree
Anna Cuevas Janelle Daugherty
Keeping the machines clean is one of the many typing duties.
Gerald Dawn Dee Dee Deines Candy Dennon Kelly Dexter Pam Dilley
Mary Doherty Rocky Dubray Jeff Dugger Eden Edwards Mike Ellis
Janet Engel Michele Erickson Mike Erickson Scott Everton Kris Fifield
Michelle Fomey Michelle Frederick Tony Fritzler Lisa Furrow Jerry Carton
96Rod Geisl Adrian Gonzalez Kris Graff Tracy Grasmick Mary Haider
Tina Hain Sandi Hall Kim Hamilton Jim Harger Janet Hartwig
Laurie Hatzenbuhler Jeff Hawkinson Wendie Henderson Rex Hill Cindy Holland
Brenda Hopp Chris Hull Jody Jaggers Jan Jelinek Andrea Johannes
Ben Johnson Jerry Johnson
Ronda Johnson Colette Jones
Tammie Kistler Bessie Kochiras
Jan Jelinek uses extra classtime to start on her assignment.
97New Responsibilities and Surroundings Unveiled to Freshmen
Charles Alhey finds a spare moment to check over his schedule.
Tim Kramer Todd Kautz
Lavon Krejci Barry Lamm
Tina Lant Valerie Lauer
Dave Lawrence Lonnie Levi Sarah Lewis Brendan Lilley Janet Littlehoop
Shawn Lore Rick Luft Boyd Lulow Blake Mahnke Brian Mahnke
Cindi Marchant Kris Margheim Sally Martin Bethanie Meyer Shawn Miller
Rose Mindieta Melody Mink Hope Monroe Troy Moss Marla Musfelt
98Tom Neeley Rick Nelson Abbie Nollette Chris Panwitz Kent Piihl
Kevin Piihl Carry Rasmussen Tannya Reeve Molly Reilly Cecilia Requejo
Shelly Reynolds Ronda Ross Troy Rolen Craig Rust Robin Sampson
Shelly Sams Lisa Sanchez Angela Schaffer Chad Schlichtemeier Jonnie Schultz
Jacquoline Schulze Kurt Seebohm
Sandi Seidler Robert Shimp
Tracy Smith Deena Solley
Jody (aggers discovers that taking notes can be to her advantage.
99Donna Steggs Richard Strang Dan Sullivan Jerry Swanson Rodney Sydow
Dave Terrell Kerri Thompson Terry Towne Rodney Vaughn Mark Waddell
Ten Walker Janet Ward Melanye Warden Tony Way bright Rick Weber
Rhonda West Teena West Sherrie Wolvington Danny Wood Samantha Worley
Proper grammer and usage in everyday life are part of the curriculum in English class. Mary Doherty finds out for herself that the job is
Kerri Thompson and Cindy Holland devote their attention to lectures in these areas. not complete until the paperwork is done.
100One Hundred, Sixty-eight
Sophomores Invade the Halls of Alliance High
David Adamson Mike Alvarado
Tom Andrus Todd Bandel
As the sophomore class worked their way through the year, a few matters at hand had to be taken care of along the way. The sophomores opened the school year by having an organizational class meeting prior to the homecoming week activities. Though the sophomores did not have a float entered in the parade, they did help with the task of decorating the halls for the week of festivities. Mrs. Donita Potter and Mr. Steve Nelson served as the sponsors for the class of '82. Upon completion of the sophomore year, the class of '82 had completed another obstacle in their journey through high school.
Rodney Bauer Mark Behm Chris Beiber Tonya Benda |oe Bennett
Krystal Benzel Mark Bolek Rochelle Boots Brenda Borg Cheryl Bork
Richard Boslau Brian Bowen David Bowen Deb Brass Kim Briggs
Kristi Burch Elizabeth Burkhart Sherri Bushong Kay Butzine Barbara Childers
101Sophomores Introduced to Career Planning, Values, Goals
Lance Tolstedt expresses his views during discussion in study hall.
Dorothy Christie Doug Clark
Lori Clark Sondra Clutter
Charlayne Corder Cris Cox
Dana Daniels Wayne Davis Ed Ditsch
Connie Drummond Gloria DuBray
Mike Dugger Erin Edwards Lisa Fischer Mike Frazier Nancy Gies
Lola Gonzales Bill Greable Stuart Green Brad Grier Troy Hadeen
Lisa Haider Sharon Hall Wayne Hamilton Gary Hammond Roger Hansen
102Scott Jantz Jim Jelinek
Maureen Kelly Jill Jirchner
Mark Jensen Kirk Keder
Rose Hardy John Harmon John Harris Gail Hashman April Hawley
Shelly Heckman Tom Heimbuch Brian Heitz Darcy Henderson John Herian
Tony Hernandez Vickie Hoff John Hoffman Allen Hofmann Shari Hofmann
Terry Holland John Hood Kathy Howell Kim Hubbard Scott Hudgin
Kirk Keder finds a challenge in Mr. Marchant's chemistry class.
103Endless Studies, Extracurricular Activities Keep Sophomores Busy
Pam Kirchner Eugene Kreachbaum
Nancy Cies and Deb Brass find that working in two's is effective.
David Kutschke James Lampert
Todd Land Ann Langner
Tom Lauder Rex Laughlin Scott Littlejohn jean Lloyd Kevin Lore
Wendy Lyster John Magdaleno David Marcoe Susie Martin John Maser
Marie Mason Bobby Maxwell Debbie Melton Steve Miller Scott Mills
Theresa Mittan Joy Miner George Moss Bill Mosser Deb Mosser
104Deb Mundt Scott Mundt Bryan Murray Randy Musfelt Julie Myers
Clay Nolan Carol Nuss Roy Panwitz Scot Parish Kirk Peterson
Scott Pfannenstiel Jerry Pierce Chip Potmesil Brenda Powell Chad Prelle
105Sophomores Anxious to Reach Midpoint in High School
Confusion on comma rules overcomes Chaiiayne Corder.
Morris Schefcik Roy Schnell
Caroline Schulze Kieth Scott
Jason Sheldon Colleen Sherlock
Kate Sherlock Dawn Shires Betsy Simpson Deraid Smith Roger Smith
Jay Snyder Lynna Spath Chuck Squibb John Stull Debbie Sutton
Dan Swesey Lori Taylor Stella Taylor Loma Therrien Bruce Thompson
Dean Thompson Peggy Thompson Lance Tolstedt Brenda Vandeventer Susan Vaughn
106Teresa Walker Fred War Bonnett Dan Watkins Jim Watson Jenny Wegner
Paula Wehling Teresa Weidman Perry West Bryan Wilson Deb Zum
John Reilly displays his contentment with the outcome of the game.
The library provides quiet surroundings and a relaxing atmosphere for Scott Mills and Neil Pryor to work on their studies.
With the requirement of study hall for much of the student body, Mike Frazier reveals that it is almost unnecessary to take work home.
Jill Kirchner and Erin Edwards enthusiastically study their logarithms.
107Second Place is Earned
By Class of '81
Float Entry "Bury Them"
The junior class got a jump on activities by having their first class meeting on one of the first days of school. Throughout the year, several measures were taken to secure an outstanding prom. The class of '81 elected Denise Preble, Stacey Romick, and Tim Podraza to serve as class chairpersons to oversee the upcoming event. During the month of November, some juniors were given the opportunity to participate in County Government Day. With the theme "Bury Them", the junior class float took second place in the homecoming parade. As the year progressed, juniors anticipated their turn to reign at the top as seniors.
Brenda Appleyard Jan Avema
Ian Bacon Elaine Ballentine
Kim Bedient Rene Blumanlhal Lorraine Bowman Brad Brass Julie Burton
Dean Burton loan Bush Traci Bush Larry Bushong Debbie Buskirk
Pat Casados David Christensen Bruce Clark Darcy Dole Pat Colerick
Bruce Colson Bob Colwell Ross Dexter Scott Donovan Eric Edwards
108Dan Ellis Mark Empson Clay Fanning Betty Fester Karen Fillinger
Larry Flood Brenda Fosket Karen Fraedrich Dan Frasier Linda Frazier
Matt Frerichs Joe Golden Kathy Green Kim Green Lori Griffith
Gary Ground Lyle Hack Brenda Haller Lynetta Harsin Cheryl Hart
Ray Hashman Eddie Heckman
Deb Hernandez Robert Hicks
Vicki Hoppens Josh Hungerford
Brenda Haller concentrates her shorthand assignment.County Government Day Offers Students Temporary Judicial Power
Jim Jaggers Brenda Johnson
Sharon Knapp Theodora Kochiras David Karmer Lisa Krause Gaylene Kreachbaum
Dwight Krejci Tom Laing Dwight Lamm Laura Lauer John Leachman
Mr. Reno's room allows a quiet and relaxing area for Tory lossi.
Jeff Kaufman Becky Kendall
Dean McLaughlin Darci McLean Craig Mahnke Tim Manion Mike Marcoe
Chuck Lehl Brad Liggett Jerome Littlehoop Mary Ellen Lore April McLain
110Melanie Marsh Lori Montague Terri Mundt Cheryl Nagaki Jody Nelson
Judy Nuss Don O'Leary Keith Peterson Klete Peterson Tim Podraza
Denise Preble Randy Ravert Robin Reitz Penny Reynolds Joyce Riggs
Steve Schnell Trudy Schnell
Ina Schultz Randy Scott
Darrel Seidler Doug Shankland
Stacey Romick Bobby Sakata Bill Saner Scott Schaffer Jeff Schlichtemeier
Klete Peterson uses library time to read new magazines■
Juniors Enjoy Spending
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Time and Energy on “»»»
Tedi Smith Geraldine Snyder
Laurie Stafford Joe Starke Roger Sterner Bruce Suetsugu Carol Sullivan
Jorene Sutton Cris Swanson Doug Taylor Tracy Thies Rene' Thompson
Terry Tucker Dan Underwood Mike Underwood Kim Ushio Vince Vallejo
Rod Vogel Lee Walker Larry WarBonnett Mike Waybright Loren West
Eric Edwards relaxes during a notetaking session in history class.
Robert Snyder Dave Spencer
112Diane Wood Shane Zeilaha Tim Zobel Joan Zum
Jana Weston Bryan White Crane Mark Wilbur Tom Wildy Arnold Wood
During a study session, junior Tracy Thies proves to sophomore Tom Lauder that juniors sometimes know a little more than sophomores.
Vocational Opportunities Day enables students to investigate their individual career plans for the future in various fields of employment.
Dan Frazier and Don O'Leary may appear to be in shop class, but there is no limit as to how far their minds can wonder from there.
Doodling helps pass 48 minutes of history class for junior Jody Nelson.
113Of the many different projects, Bruck Suetsugu, Lorraine Bowman, Linda Frazier, and Vince Vallejo choose to work on the construction of the entry way.
Tim Podraza, Brad Brass, and Eric Edwards find that decorating the ceiling becomes a very serious matter as the time for the dance draws near.
Taking on the responsibilities of class chairpersons, Denise Preble, Tim Podraza, and Stacey Romick assume many hours of planning and organizing.
The agony of decorating for prom catches up with Jan Bacon.
Teamwork is essential for the completion of the many decorations.
114Juniors' "Fantasy Island" Turns Out A Success
Royally for the evening are: Tom Klinkacek and Kari Daugherty, first attendants; Beth Panwitz and Rob Haslow, queen and king respectively: and till Green and Tom Lawrence, first attendants.
Junior class sponsors are Mr. Terry Trenkle and Miss Pat Way.
Many couples set their own pace to the various songs.
Darci McLean and Neil Hawley take advantage of that long-awaited evening known as "prom" putting all other thoughts aside and simply enjoying themselves.
Fred Knaub and Karen Smith seem to enjoy dancing to the sounds of the musical group "Agate."
With a multi-pastel colored ceiling, tropical collages, a giant tiki god, and palm trees to carry out an Hawaiian theme, nearly 150 couples enjoyed the evening of dancing and listening to the music of "Agate." As the couples arrived, each girl was presented with an Hawaiian lei; the couples then walked over a bridge, past a waterfall, and through a cave to enter "Fantasy Island." Within the gymnasium, the walls were adorned with such scenes as a volcanic mountain, a desert island, and a treasure map. Fresh fruits, tropical punch, mixed nuts, and cake were served throughout the evening. Couples wishing to have their pictures taken as a momento of the evening could do so in the setting of a wicker chair, tiki god, and many colorful flowers.
The juniors, their class chairpersons, and sponsors put in many hours of planning and hard work to present "Fantasy Island." Because of their efforts, Prom 1980 was a success in the eyes of those who attended.
nsPolly Jean Ackerman
Debra Lynn Appleyard
Luz de Maria Avila
Cindy Sue Frank Barnett
One Hundred, Forty One Seniors Conclude Journey Through High School
Many students look forward with anticipation to the year of being a senior. Once the class of 1980 made it to this level, they were kept busy with the various duties at hand, such as ordering graduation announcements, along with caps and gowns, having senior pictures taken, signing a friend's memory book, attending the class meetings, and involving themselves in the many activities that occurred during the course of the year. Although many long hours of hard work were put into the Homecoming float "Can 'Em", it did not win a place as a prize-winning float. Displaying their school spirit, a group of seniors, calling themselves the Senior Rowdies, participated as a cheering section during many of the athletic events. As the days became numbered, all too soon, the friendships and good times became fond memories in the eyes of the class of '80. As a journey through school for 141 seniors came to an end, a journey through life was just beginning.
Steven Felix Beck
Mark Gregory Blume Bemadine Laree Boness Sandra Jean Bowen
Nancy Jean Beiber
C lissy Lanell Blakeman
|on W. BriggsAndrew Mains Brittan Duangduen Buaiert
Elizabeth Christie Jeffery Raymond Clark
Kevin Charles Cox Ten Lynn Cox
Wanda June Crawford Steven F. Cripe
Andrew Brittan uses his textbook to complete some study questions in preparation for one of the upcoming tests in his world history class.
Janice Sue Cummings Pamela Marie Curtiss Lara Leigh Dalbey Paula M. Daniels
117Memory ’ictures and Add to
Books, Senior Announcements a Busy Year
Kari Lynn Daugherty Brent Allen Deines
William James Demopoulos Charles C. Dentler Jeffrey N. DeVeny Timothy J. Doherty
Brian A. Drummond
David Lee Dugger
Jack R. Dye
John Douglas Engel
The future holds nothing But dreams Of the past.
And dreams of the future Hold nothing That lasts.
Hold onto your sorrow. And dreams Of the past Will turn into future.
And future Comes fast.
by Corrina Hulst
Nancy Jane Fairbanks Timothy D. Fester
118Norberto Ayala Flores
Kevin J. Foster
Catherine Sue Frazier Douglas Martin Fritzler
Kenny K. Galinsky Teresa Kay Rapp Gies
Michelle Bilstein decorates her locker, giving it the lived-in look.
Thomas John Goaley, Jr. Denise Jeanine Gonzalez
Arlene Gonzalez Mary Elizabeth Gorin Nancy Louise Groce Jill JoAnne Wegner Green
119Wade R. Hack Deborah Ann Haggard Larry Dean Hain Dale Gene Hamilton
urgandy and Cream Chosen as Class of '80's Colors
Various levels of attention may be found during classes on a nice day.
Deanna Lynne Handley Denise Lynnette Handley
Greg Jeffrey Hand Rodney Dean Hansen
Linda Gay Hashman Robert Jay Haslow Patrick Neil Hawley Bruce Allen Heckman
120Kendrea J. Hernandez Laurie Jane Hoff
Linda J. Hoffman Lisa Jo Hoffman
Victor Paul Hoffmann Mark R. Hofmann
Seniors vote on the announcement of their choice at the class meeting.
Ted C. Hood
Kelly Lynn Irish
Senior Rowdies contribute their enthusiasm throughout the school year.
Jeffrey Scott Jensen
Jimmy Dean Jones
Sally Marie Kirchner
Thomas Lee Klinkacek
121Epidemic of Senioritis Comes to the Halls of Alliance High
Fredric Earl Knaub Kent E. Kozal
Brian Jay Lair Shirley Lamarche Lynnette Lori Lamped Michelle Dianne Lauber
Thomas Andrew Lawrence
Kenneth Roger Lehl
Jonathon Mark Lewis
Randal R. Lewis
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
—CLASS OF 1980—
Lori Janelle Liggett Eva Leanne Lloyd
122Michael Alan Long
Donna Lee McCall
Janet Lynn McCart
Kerri Lynn McNeil
Don C. Miller
Timothy James Mills
Rob Flores carefully prepares a final copy of a rationale for economics.
Michael J. Montague Rene' Allison Morris Anne Elizabeth Mundt Paul Thomas Munger
A. Hank Martin
Betty Jo MilksMichael Lane Nansel Ron J. Novotny Beth Lynelle Panwitz Michael Patrick Peters
Lynard Skynards "Freebird" Chosen as Class Song
After four years of English literature, Bruce Heckman and Steve Beck increase their literacy background with authors to widen their horizons.
Robert Wayne Peters Connie Marie Pfannenstiel
Sue Ellen Powell
James Michael Podhaisky
John H. Prelle, Jr. Susan L. Childers Prelle Monte Kent Quick Donna Jean Reeh
124Nadine M. Richmeier
Randall J. Richmeier
Rick Alexander Rickman Mark Howell Roberts
Bradley Schnell Keith Allan Schoeneman
For many seniors, a moment to one's self can be a seldom occurance.
Evon Gail Seidler Richelle Marie Sheldon
Mark Anthony Sherlock Sherri S. Sidkey
Douglas Wayne Smith Judy Marie Smith
125Paths Divide as Seniors Make Plans to Go Their Separate Ways
Kenneth J. Smith
Walter Alex Strieker Dana Kay Toedtli Debbi Jo Underwood Brian Gene Vandeventer
Robert Patrick Vogel
Peggy Ann Wagner Randy Allen Waldron Ross Allen West
Seniors not pictured:
Shari Lynn Galyen Burney Grant D. Goodrick June Houser Aaron Douglas Jones Terry Alan Jones Brad W. Smith Glen War Bonnett
Benton H. Williams John G. Woods Marlin Donald Woodworth
126Kelly Irish follows the plot closely in her reading assignment.
Through facial expressions, Lara Dalbey listens to the nominees for class speakers, as senior Brian Lair finds the meeting rather boring.
The idea of getting out of school is a refreshing thought for seniors.
Seniors Participate In Cystic Fibrosis Bike-a-thon
Several seniors prepare to ride in the Cystic Fibrosis Bike-A-thon.
Rob Haslow and Sally Dyer, honorary chairman and chairperson, respectively, oversee the starting of the CF fund raising Bike-a-thon.
Members of the senior class had a special interest in the Cystic Fibrosis Bike-a-thon, held on April 19. With one of their own class members, Ron Haslow, serving as the honorary chairman for the event, participants canvassed members of the student body, faculty, and community for pledges, which will go to the Nebraska Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
With 99 people participating in the four-mile trek, approximately $2,400.00 was raised for the cause.
Cystic Fibrosis is a congenital disease of the mucous gland's of the body. Developing usually during childhood, CF causes pancreatic insufficiencies and pulmonary disorders.
Rob's innate interest in the Nebraska CF Foundation and his work for extended preventative research, coupled with his co-curricular activities, have proved to be an inspiration to all.
POLLY JEAN ACKERMAN Choir 2,3,4; Girls Glee 2; Concert Choir 3,4; Track 1; FFA 2,3,4; All School Musical 2,3.
DEBRA LYNN APPLEYARD Swing Choir 2,3,4; Concert Choir 1,2,3,4; Pep Club 1; DECA 3.
LUZ DE MARIA AVILA Y-Teens 4; AFS 4; Exchange Student Guatemala City, Guatemala
CYNTHIA SUE FRANK BARNETT Swing Choir 3; Concert Choir 1,2,3; Pep Club 1,2; A-Club 2,3; Basketball 1,2,3, Golf 2, 3; Track 1,2; Y-Teens 2; All School Musical 3.
STEVEN FELIX BECK Band 1; Pep Club 1; Football 1,3,4; Experimental One Acts 3; Thespian Play 2,3; All School Musical 3.
NANCY JEAN BEIBER DECA 4, Treas 4; CSC Scholastic Contest 3; St. Agnes Academy: French Club 1,2; Cheerieader 2; Pep Club 1,2; Experimental One Acts 2; Volleyball 1,2; Track 1,2; Library Asst. 1; Varsity Football Stats 1; Freshmen Class Treas.; Religion Club 1,2.
MICHELLE RAE DINNEL BILSTEIN Band 1,2,3,4; Choir 2; Swing Choir 2,3,4; Concert Choir 2; Pep Band 2,3,4; Stage Band 3,4; Pep Club 1,2,3; A-Club 2; Volleyball 2,3; Track 1,2; Y-Teens 2,3,4; Y-Teen Cabinet 3; Y-Teen Orpheum 1,23; Student Director of Plays 4; District One Acts 2,3,4; State One Acts 2,3,4; Experimental One Acts 3; Class Chairperson 3; Student Council 1,23 4 Sec. 3, Pres. 4; Girl's State; District Speech Contest 4; County Government 1; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Nat. Honor Soc. Scholarship 4; Thespian Society 2,3,4 Sec.-Treas. 3; Thespian Play 2,3,4; All School Musical 3,4; AFS 4; CSC Scholastic Contest 4; Dist. Music Contest 1,2,3,4; High Plains Honor Band 3,4.
CLISSY JANELl BLAKEMAN DECA 3,4; CSC Scholastic Contest 3; State DECA Convention 4.
MARK GREGORY BLUME A-Club 3,4; Basketball 1,23,4; Basketball Cocaptain 4; Track 1,23,4; Cross Country 1,23 4; Annual Staff 3,4; FCA 4, Treas. 4; CSC Scholastic Contest 2,3,4; Monsignor McDonald Award—History 3,4; Outstanding History Award 2; North Central Evaluation 4; Quill Scroll 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 4.
BERNADINE LAREE BONESS Pep Club 2,3; Basketball 2,3,4; Boy's Basketball Stats 4; Football Stats 4; Volleyball 2,3,4; Track 2; Spud Staff 4; Cheerieader 4; County Government Day 3; Sidney High Sch. Track 1; Basketball 1; Volleyball 1; Pep Club 1; Spud Award 4.
SANDRA JEAN BOWEN Band 1; Choir 1; Pep Club 1,2; Spud Staff 3,4; Thespian Society 23 4; Thespian Play 2,3; Spud Award 4.
JON W. BRIGGS A-Club 2,3,4, Pres. 4; Football 1,2,3,4; "Who's Who in American High Schools" 3.
ANDREW BRITTAN Band 1,23; Swing Choir 2,3; Pep Band 1,2,3; Stage Band 1,3,4; A-Club 2,3,4; Cross Country 1,23,4; Boys' Golf 1,2; Dist. One Acts 4; State One Acts 4; Experimental One Acts 4; Student Council 4; Dist. Speech Contest 3,4; State Speech Contest 4; Thespian Society 3, 4; Pres. 4; Thespian Play 2,3,4; All School Musical 4; Music Contest 1,2,3; AFS 3,4; V-Pres. 4; CSC Scholastic Contest 4; Outstanding Artist 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 4.
DUANGDUEN BUALERT Exchange student from Thailand.
SHARI LYNN GAL YEN BURNEY Girls' Glee 1; All School Musical 1.
ELIZABETH A. CHRISTIE
JEFFERY RAYMOND CLARK Swing Choir 1,2; Basketball 1; Football 1,23; Wrestling 2; FFA 1; Rodeo Club 1; N.H.S.R.A. 4; Student President 4.
LENORA MAY CLINE
KEVIN CHARLES COX Football 1; Track 1; DECA 3,4.
TERI LYNN COX Pep Club 1,2; Y-Teens 1; German Club 1, German Club Historian 1; DECA 3,4.
WANDA JUNE CRAWFORD Band 1,23,4; Swing Choir 4; Girls' Glee 2; Pep Band 2,3,4; Stage Band 3,4; Pep Club 2, 3; Y-Teens 2,3,4; Y-Teen Orpheum 3; FHA 3; Girls' State Candidate 3; County Government Day 3; AFS 4; CSC Scholastic Contest 1,2,4; High Plains Honor Band 4; Dist. Music Contest 2,3,4; Monsignor McDonald Award, English 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 4.
STEVEN F. C RIPE Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 2,3,4; Choir Pres. 4; Pep Band 4; Stage Band 4; Football 2; State Music Clinic 3; Thespian Play 4; All School Musical 4; Minatare High School: Football 1.
JANICE SUE CUMMINGS Band 2,3,4; Concert Choir 1,23,4; Pep Band 3,4; Pep Club 1,2; A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 2; Girls' Golf 2,3,4; Volleyball 1; Track 1,2,3; Y-Teens 2,3,4; Y-Teen Cabinet 3,4; Y-Teen Orpheum 23, DECA 3; AFS 4, FBLA 4.
PAMELA MARIE CURTISS Band 1,2,3; Pep Band 1,2,3; Stage Band 4; Pep Club 1,2,3; A-Club 2,3,4; Golf 2,3,4; Volleyball 1; Track 1; Dist. One Acts 4; State One Acts 4; Experimental One Acts 3,4; Dist. Speech Contest 4; State Speech Contest 4; Thespian 3,4; Thesp. Play 3,4; All School Musical 3,4; CSC Scholastic Contest 4; Music Contest 1,2,3, Golf Most Outstanding 4.
LARA LEIGH DALBEY Band 1,23,4; Concert Choir 3; Pep Band 1,2, 3,4; Stage Band 4; Pep Club 2,3, A-Club 2,3; Girls' Golf 2,3,4; Annual Staff 3; Y-Teen Orpheum 2; Student Director of Plays 4; Dist. One Acts 2,4; Student Gov't 4; Dist. Speech Contest 4; State Speech Contest 4; Thespian Soc. 3,4; Thespian Play 2,3,4; All School Musical 3,4; Music Contest 1,23,4.
PAULA M. DANIELS Havre, Montana: Pep Club 3; Art Club 2,3.
KARI LYNN DAUGHERTY Choir 1; Concert Choir 23; Pep Club 1,23; A-Club 4; Track 1,2,4; Cross Country 4; FFA Sweetheart 2; Drill Team 2; Country Gov't Day 3; Prom First Attendant 4; Scholastic Athlete 4.
BRENT ALLEN DEINES General Course.
WILLIAM JAMES DEMOPOULOS CSC Scholastic Contest 4.
CHARLES G. DENTLER FFA 4; Rodeo Club 1.
JEFFREY N. DEVENY Choir 1,2,3; Football 1; DECA 3,4.
TIMOTHY J. DOHERTY Track 2; Experimental One Acts 2,3; County Gov't Day 2; DECA 3,4.
BRIAN A. DRUMMOND
DAVID LEE DUGGER Basketball 1; Football 1; Track 1.
JACK R. DYE Wrestling 1,23,4; FFA 1,2,3,4; Treas. 3, Pres. 4.
JOHN DOUGLAS ENGEL Band 1,2; Basketball 1,2,3; Boys' Golf 1,23,4; Y-Teen Orpheum 3; Boys' State Candidate 3; Dist. Speech Contest 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3, Most Outstanding Golfer. 4.
NANCY JANE FAIRBANKS Band 2,3,4, Treas. 3, Sec. 4; Pep Band 2,3,4; Girls' Golf 3; Track 2; Y-Teens 2,3,4, Treas. 3, Pres. 4; Y-Teen Cabinet 3,4; Y-Teen Orpheum 2,3; Cheerleader 4; Girls' State 3; All School Musical 3; County Gov't. Day 3; Nat. Honor Soc. 3; CSC Scholastic Contest 2; Dist. Music Contest 2,3,4; Outstanding Artist 4; Monsignor McDonald Award, Art 4; Auburn High School: Track 1; Band 1; Pep Band 1; Dist. Music Contest 1; State Music Contest 1.
TIMOTHY D. FESTER CSC Scholastic Contest 3.
NORBERTO AYALA FIORES Band 1,2,3,4, V. Pres. 3, P Pres. 4; Pep Band 1,23,4; Stage Band 1,23,4; A-Club 3,4; Basketball 1,2,3, Football 1,23,4; Track 2,3,4; Y-Teen Orpheum 2; Student Council 1,4; FCA 4, Pres. 4; Boys' State Candidate 3; County Gov't Day 3; CSC Scholastic Contest 3; Homecoming King 4; Sophomore Winter Formal Attendant 2; High Plains Honor Band 4; DAR Good Citizenship Award 4; All Big Ten Honorable Mention 4; Western Coni. Honorable Mention 4; Western Nebraska All-Star Game Selection 4; Nat. Honor Soc.
4 KEVIN J. FOSTER
CATHERINE SUE FRAZIER Band 1,2,3,4, Treas. 4; Pep Band 1,2,3,4; Pep Club 1,2,3; Girls' Golf 3; Annual Staff 3,4, Bus. Mgr. 3, Editor 4; Quill and Scroll 3,4; Y-Teens 2,3,4, Sec. 4; Y-Teen Cabinet 3,4; Y-Teen Orpheum 2,3; Class Chairperson 3; Student Gov't. 4; Cheerieader 4; Girls' State Alternate 3; County Gov't. Day 3; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Music Contest 2,3,4; CSC Scholastic Contest 2; FBLA 4; FBLA State Conv. Award 4; Who's Who Among American High School Students 3,4; Soc. of Distinguished Amencan High School Students 3,4; Jaycee Jill's Outstanding Teen Citizen 4; Monsignor McDonald Award, Typing 2,4.
DOUGLAS MARTIN FRITZLER FFA 1,2; DECA 3.
KENNY K. GALINSKY General Course.
THERESA KAY RAPP GIES Band 1,2; Pep Band 1,2; Pep Club 1,2; FHA 2.
THOMAS JOHN GOALEY, JR.
Band 1,2,3,4; Swing Choir 4; Pep Band 1,2,3, 4; Stage Band 1,2,3,4; Track 4; Boys' Golf 1,2; Annual Staff 2,3; Dist. One Acts 3,4; State One Acts 3,4; Boys' State 3; Dist. Speech Contest 3,4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Thespians 3,4; Thespian Play 2,3; All-School Musical 3, 4; CSC Scholastic Contest 1,2,3,4; Dist. Music Contest 1,2,3,4; North Central Accreditation Comm. 4; Stage Band Swing Choir Festival 2,3,4; Monsignor McDonald Award 4.
ARLENE GONZALEZ General Course.
DENISE JEANINE GONZALEZ Concert Choir 1,2,3,4; Sec. 3,4; Pep Club 1,2, 3; Cheerleader 4; A-Club 3,4; Girls' Basketball Stats 3; Girts' Golf 1,2,3,4; Volleyball 1; Annual Staff 3,4; Quill and Scroll Award of Honor 4; Y-Teens 2,3,4; Y-Teen Cabinet 3; Y-Teen Orpheum 2,3; FHA 2,3; Pres. 3; All-School Musical 3.
GRANT D. GOODRICK General Course.
MARY ELIZABETH GORIN Spud Staff 3,4, Circulation Editor 4; Y-Teens 2; FHA 2.
JILL JOANNE WEGNER GREEN Band 1,2,3; Choir 1,2; Swing Choir 2,3; Pep Club 1,2,3; Pep Band 2; Stage Band 23; Volleyball 1; Track 1; Y-Teens 2; Student Council 1,2; Cheerleader 13; County Government Day 3; Prom Second Attendant 4.
NANCY LOUISE GROCE FFA 4; Rodeo Club 3; Rushville High School: Choir 3; St. Agnes High School: Choir 3; Pep Club 3; County Government Day 3.
WADE R. HACK Rodeo Club 3,4; Treas. 3, Pres. 4.
DEBORAH ANN HAGGARD Choir 2; Girls' Glee 2; Drill Team 3; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Library Asst. 3.
LARRY DEAN HAIN Band 1; Football 1,3; Track 1.
DALE GENE HAMILTON DECA 3,4; FBIA 4, Historian 4.
GREG J. HAND A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 1; Football 1,2,3,4; Golf 1,2,3; Annual Staff 3,4; CSC Scholastic Contest 1; Quill and Scroll 4.
DEANNA LYNNE HANDLEY Band 1,2,3,4; Pep Band 1,2,3,4; Pep Club 1,2; Track 3; FHA 3,4; Drill Team 3; Rodeo Club 1,2,3,4; Flag Team 4.
DENISE LYNETTE HANDLEY Band 1,23,4; Pep Band 2,3,4; Pep Club 1,2; Track 2; FFA 4; Drill Team 3; Rodeo Club 1,2,
RODNEY DEAN HANSEN Basketball 1; Football 1; Wrestling 2,4; Track 1.
LINDA GAY HASHMAN Concert Choir 1,2,3,4; Pep Club 1,2; Volleyball 1; Y-Teens 2,3, FHA 3; DECA 3.
ROBERT JAY HASLOW John Phillip Sousa Award 4; Band 1,2,3,4; Prom King 4; Pep Band 1,23,4; Swing Choir
PATRICK NEIL HAWLEY A-Club 23,4; Basketball 1,3; Track 1,23,4; Cross Country 1,23,4; FCA 4; Athlete of the Year 4; Cross Country All Conference 4; Cross Country Western Conference 4; Outstanding Cross Country 4.
BRUCE ALLEN HECKMAN Track 1,23,4; A-Club 3,4.
KENDRA ). HERNANDEZ Pep Band 1; Volleyball 1.
LAURIE JANE HOFF Band 1,23,4; Librarian 4; Swing Choir 2,4; Pep Band 1,23,4; Stage Band 4; Pep Club 1, 2,3; A-Club 3,4, Golf 1,23,4; Y-Teens 3,4; Y-Teen Cabinet 3; District One Acts 4; State One Acts 4; Experimental One Acts 3,4; Student Council 3,4, V. Pres. 4; District Speech 3,4; State Speech Contest 4; State Music Clinic 3,4; County Government Day 3; Thespian Society 3,4, Sec.-Treas. 4; Thespian Play 2,3,4; All School Musical 3,4; German Club 1; High Plains Honor Band 3,4; Flag Team 3,4; Outstanding Artist 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 4.
LINDA J. HOFFMAN Spud Staff 3,4.
USA JO HOFFMAN General Course.
VICTOR PAUL HOFFMANN General Course
MARK R. HOFMANN General Course.
TED C. HOOD
KELLY LYNN IRISH Band 1,23; Pep Band 1,23; Stage Band 3,4; Pep Club 1,2,3; Basketball 1,2,3; Cheerleader 1; CSC Scholastic Contest 3; Music Contest
JEFFERY SCOTT JENSEN
AARON DOUGLAS JONES Erie High School: Art Club 3,4; Pres. 4; Football 3; Track 3; Pep Club 2; Student Council
JIMMY DEAN JONES Concert Choir 3,4; Annual Staff 3. Norton Community High School: Choir 1,23; Basketball 1; Football 1.23; Wrestling 2,3; FFA 1,2; State Speech Contest 2; All School Musical 1,2; Annual Staff 2; Tennis 2; Baseball 1,2; Class Chairperson V. Pres. 1.
TERRY ALAN JONES General Course.
SALLY MARIE KIRCHNER Band 1,23,4; Pep Band 1,23,4; Pep Club 1,2, 3; Basketball 1,23,4; Volleyball 1,23,4, Co-Captain 4; Western Conference First Team; Big Ten Honorable Mention; Cheerleader 1; Majorette 2,3,4; Basketball Most Improved 4.
THOMAS LEE KLINKACEK Football 1,23,4; Track 1,2; Thespian Play 4.
FREDIC EARL KNAUB Band 1,2; Pep Band 1,2; Golf 1,2; CSC Scholastic Contest 3,4; FBLA 4, Reporter 4; Monsignor McDonald Award—Spanish 3; Shorthand 4; FBLA State Convention Award 4.
KENT KOZAL Football 1; Track 1; Spud Staff 4.
BRIAN JAY LAIR Band 1,23,4, V. Pres., 4, Pep Band 1,23,4; Stage Band 2,3,4; A-Club 3,4; Basketball 1,2, 3,4; Football 1,23,4; Track 1,23,4; Class Chairperson 3; Student Council 1,2,3,4, Pres. 1, Treas. 3; FCA 4, Sec. 4; Boy's State Candidate 3; County Government 3; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; CSC Scholastic Contest 4; City Government Day 1; District Music Contest 1, 2,3,4; Stage Band Swing Choir Festival 23,4; Monsignor McDonald Award—Sportsmanship 4; Outstanding Non-student Government 4.
SHIRLEY LAMARCHE General Course.
LYNNETTE LORI LAMPERT Pep Club 1,2,3; Annual Staff 3,4; FHA 3,4, Sec.-Treas. 4; Cheerleader 4; Drill Team 23, Co-Captain 3; German Club 1, Sec. 1.
MICHELLE DIANNE LAUBER Choir 4; Concert Choir 4; A-Club 4; Volleyball 4; Track 4; Y-Teens 4. Omaha Northwest High School: Choir 1,23; Pep Club 3, O-Club 23; Volleyball 1,2,3; Track 1, 2,3; All-School Musical 2.
THOMAS ANDREW LAWRENCE Band 1,2,3,4, Pep Band 1,2,3,4, A-Club 23,4; Basketball 1,23; Football 1,23,4; Track 1,2,3, 4; Music Contest 2,3,4; Who's Who 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 4; Track Most Outstanding 4.
KENNETH ROGER LEHL General Course.
JONATHON MARK LEWIS A-Club 3,4; Basketball 1,23,4; Football 1,2,3, 4; Golf 1,23,4; Boy's State Alternate J; Who's Who 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 4; Scholastic Athlete 4.
RANDAL R. LEWIS Football 1,2; DECA 4.
LORI JANELLE LIGGETT Choir 1,23,4; Concert Choir 1,23,4; Pep Club 1,2,3; Basketball 2; Wrestling Statistician 3,4; Y-Teens 2,3,4; Y-Teen Cabinet 3,4, V. Pres. 3; FFA 2,3,4, Sec. 4, FHA 2,3; Cheerleading Mascot 4; Drill Team 23; Rodeo Club 1,2; Who's Who 4; Society Distinguished High School Student 3,4; Star Chapter Farmer FFA 3; Nat. Honor Society 4; School Spirit Award 4; Class Speaker 4.
EVA LEANNE LLOYD Choir 1, Pep Club 1,2,3; A-Club 23, Basketball 23; Volleyball 1; Track 1,2; Cheerleading 1.
MICHAEL ALAN LONG Football 1; Wrestling 1; Track 1; FFA 1,2; Rodeo Club 1,2,3.
DONNA LEE MC CALL Choir 1; Concert Choir 2,3,4; Volleyball 1; Experimental One Acts 3; Thespian Society 3,4; Thespian Play 3; All School Musical 3; DECA 3,4, V. Pres. 4; District Music Contest 2,3.
JANET LYNN MC CART Rodeo Club 1,23,4.
KERRI LYNN MC NEIL Choir 1,2; Concert Choir 3,4; Pep Club 1,3; Basketball 2; Annual Staff 3; Y-Teens 2,4; Y-Teen Cabinet 4; FHA 3; Thespian Play 3; German Club 1.
A. HANK MARTIN Football 1; DECA 3,4.
BETTY JO MILKS Band 1,23,4; Swing Choir 23,4; Concert Choir 2; Pep Band 1,23,4; Stage Band 2,3,4; Y-Teens 2; Y-Teen Cabinet 3,4; Y-Teen Orpheum; FHA 3; State Music Clinic 4; Thespian Society 4; All School Musical 3,4; German CLub 1; AFS 4; District Music Contest 1, 23,4; FBLA 4, Sec. 4, Outstanidng FBLA 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 4.
DON C. MILLER General Course.
TIMOTHY JAMES MILLS A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 1,23,4; Western Conf. Honorable Mention Basketball 3,4; Football 1,23,4; Golf 1,23,4; Basketball Most Outstanding 4.
MICHAEL J. MONTAGUE A-Club 23,4; Basketball 1,23,4; Football 1,2, 3,4; Golf 1,2,3; All-Conference Football 4; All Big 10 Football 4; All Holiday Tournament— First Team, Basketball 4; All-Conference Golf 3; State Champ 3.
RENE' ALLISON MORRIS Pep Club 1,2,3; Cheerleader 3; A-Club 1,2,3, 4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Volleyball 1,23,4; Track 1,23,4; Student Council 1,2; All-Conference Big Ten Volleyball 4; Most Improved in Track 3; State Track Participant 2,3,4; Winter Formal Attendant 2,3; Homecoming Queen 4; Prom Queen Candidate 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 4.
ANNE ELIZABETH MUND1 Swing Choir 2,3,4; Concert Choir 1,2; Pep Club 1,2; Track 2; Spud Staff 3,4, Co-Editor 4; Quill and Scroll 3,4; Y-Teens 23,4; FFA Sweetheart 4; Cheerleading 3,4; Girls' State Candidate J; All State Choir 4; County Gov't. 3; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Thespian Society 3,4; Thespian Play 2,3,4; All-School Musical 3,4; CSC Scholastic Contest.
PAUL THOMAS MUNGER
MICHAEL LANE NANSEL Basketball 1,2; Football 1,2,4; Track 4; Golf 2; Spud Staff 3; CSC Scholastic Contest 3.
RON J. NOVOTNY General Course.
BETH LYNELLE PANWITZ Band 1,2,4; Pep Band 2,4; Pep Club 1,23; A-
Club 1,23,4, Sec.-Treas. 3, Pres. 4; BAsketball 1,23,4; Volleyball 1,23,4, Big 10 Volleyball 4, Western Conference Volleyball 3,4; Track 1, 23,4; Western Conference Basketball 3,4, Big 10 Basketball 3; Homecoming First Attendant 4; Prom Queen 4; State Track Participant 3; Business Educ. Award 4; Most Valuable Player Basketball, Volleyball 4; Athlete of the Year 4.
MICHAEL PATRICK PETERS Basketball 1, Football 1,23,4, Wrestling 2; Track 1.
ROBERT WAYNE PETERS Wrestling 1,2; Track 2; FFA 1,23,4; Rodeo Club 1.
CONNIE MARIE PFANNENSTIEL General Course.
JAMES MICHAEL PODHAISKY Swing Choir 3; Pep Band 4, Stage Band 3,4; Basketball 1,2; Football 1,23,4; Golf 1,23,4; Y-Teen Orpheum 3; Dist. One Acts 1,23,4; State One Acts 3,4; Exp. One Acts 3,4; Class Pres. 2; Stud. Gov't. 1; Dist. Speech Cont. 1, 2,3,4; State Speech Cont. 2,3,4; County Gov't. Day 3; Thespians Society 1,2,3,4; Pres. 4; Thespian Play 3,4; All School Musical 3,4; CSC Scholastic Cont. 2,4; Best Actor 3; Class Speaker 4; Homecoming Attendant 4; Winter Formal Attendant 3,4; Prom Candidate 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 4.
SUE ELLEN POWELL Choir 1; Concert Choir 2,3,4, Librarian 3,4; Pep Club 1,2,3; Golf 3; Annual Staff 3,4; Spud Staff 4; Y-Teens 23,4, Cabinet 3,4, Orpheum 3; Cheerleader 4; Drill Team 3; County Gov't. Day 3; FBLA 4, Treasurer 4; Quill Scroll 4.
JOHN H. PRELLE, JR.
Wrestling 4; FFA 1,2,3.
SUSAN L. CHILDERS PRELLE Girls' Glee 4. Garden City, Kansas: Girls' Glee 1,2; Track 1,2.
MONTE KENT QUICK Band 1,23,4; Pep Band 1,23,4; A-Club 4; Football 1,23,4; Track 4; FCA 4; CSC Scholastic Cont. 2,3; Monsignor McDonald Award in Citizenship 4.
DONNA JEAN REEH Concert Choir 1,23,4, Librarian 4; Pep Club 1,2; Track Student Manager 3; Annual Staff 3, 4; Who's Who 4; Quill Scroll 4; Cheerleader 1,3,4; FBLA 4; Y-Teen Orpheum
NADINE M. RICHMEIER Band 1,23,4; Concert Choir 1,23,4; Pep Band 1,23,4; Pep Club 1,2; A-Club 2,3,4; Y-Teens 2; AFS 4; CSC Scholastic Cont. 1.
RANDALL J. RICHMFIER General Course.
RICK ALEXANDER RICKMAN FFA 1,23.
MARK HOWELL ROBERTS General Course.
BRADLEY L. SCHNELL Football 1,3,4; Wrestling 1,23,4; Honorable Mention Big 10 Football 4; Honorable Mention Western Conference Football 4; Football Most Improved 4; Wrestling, 1st Western Conference 3,4; 1st Big Ten 4; 2nd District 4; 2nd State; Century Club 4; Most Valuable Wrestler 4.
KEITH ALLAN SCHOENEMAN
EVON GAIL SEIDLER Pep Club 1,2; FHA 3, Public Relations 3, FHA Sweetheart I.
RICHELLE MARIE SHELDON BAnd 1,23,4; Choir 1,2; Concert Choir 1,2; Pep Band 1,2,3; Basketball 2; Pep Club 1,2,3; Drill Team 3; Track 1; German Club 1.
MARK ANTHONY SHERLOCK FFA 1,2. SHERRI S. SIDKEY General Course.
BRAD W. SMITH Outstanding Artist 3,4; Quill and Scroll 4; Spud Staff 3,4; Basketball 2.
DOUGLAS WAYNE SMITH A-Club 3,4; Football 1,23,4; Wrestling 1,2,4.
JUDY MARIE SMITH Pep Club 2,3; FHA 3,4, Treasurer 3, Pres. 4; Cheerieader 4; Drill Team 2,3, Co-Captain 3; FBLA 4.
KAREN RENEE SMITH County Gov't. Day 3; Choir 1; DECA 3,4, Pres. 4.
KENNETH J. SMITH General Course.
WALTER ALEX STRICKER Wrestling 2, FFA 1,2; Rodeo Club 1,2,4.
DANNY RAY THOMPSON General Course.
DANA KAY TOEDTLI Band 1,2,3; Choir 1; Pep Band 1,2,3; Pep Club 1,2; Volleyball 1; Track 1,2; Y-Teens 2,3, Cabinet 3, Orpheum 2,3; Dist. One Acts 2,4; State One Acts 2,4; Stud. Gov't. 2; County Gov't. Day 3; Thespian Society 2,3,4; Thespian Play 3,4; All School Musical 2,3,4; DECA
3.4, Treas. 3, Sec. 4.
DEBBI JO UNDERWOOD Choir 23,4; Girls' Glee 2,3,4; Spud Staff 4.
BRIAN GENE VANDEVENTER Concert Choir 1,23,4, Pres. 3; A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball Student Manager 2; Football 2; Golf 1,2; Y-Teen Orpheum 2; Student Director 4; Dist. One Acts 2,3,4; State One Acts 2, 3,4; Student Gov't. 4; District Speech Contest 4; State Speech Contest 4; County Gov't. Day 3; Thespian Society 2,3,4; Thespian Play 2,3,4; All School Musical 3,4; Best Supporting Actor 4; Nat. School Choral Award 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 4.
ROBERT PATRICK VOGEL A-Club 3,4; Basketball 1,23,4; Football 1,2,3, 4; All Conference Western Conference Honorable Mention, Football 4; Big 10 Honorable Mention, Football 4; Western Conference Basketball 3,4; All-State Honorable Mention, Football 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 4; Football Most Outstanding 4.
PEGGY ANN WAGNER Concert Choir 1,23,4, V. Pres. 3,4; Pep Club 1,2,3; Volleyball 1,23,4; Track 1; Spud Staff
3.4, Editor 4; Student Council 1, Sec. 1; Cheerleader 3,4; Drill Team 2, Co-Captain 2; DECA 3,4, Treas. 4; FBLA 4, V. Pres. 4; Spud Award 4.
RANDY ALLEN WALDRON Golf 1,2; Student Council 4; AFS 4; CSC Scholastic Contest 2; FBLA 4, Pres. 4; FBLA State Convention Award 4; Outstanding Student Booster Award 4.
ROSS ALLEN WEST Choir 1, A-Club 2,3,4, Basketball 1,2,3,4; Football 1,23,4; Track 1,23,4; CSC Scholastic Contest 2; Nat. Honor Soc. 4.
BENTON H. WILLIAMS Rodeo Club 4. Heritage High School: Rodeo Club 1,2,3; State Rodeo 1,2,3,4; Rodeo Top Ten 1,2,3; State Champion Bareback Rider 3.
JOHN G. WOODS Choir 1, A-Club 2,3; Football 1; DECA 3,4.
MARLIN DONALD WOODWORTH FFA 1,23 4; Who's Who 4.
130Liggett, Podhaisky Speak For 135 Grads
Being one of two students elected by fellow class mem- Exchange student Lu a De Maria Avila from Guatemala accepts her diploma with
bers, Lori Liggett presents her speech before a capacity a hearty handshake from board of education member Mr. Archie Lawrence,
Senior band members add to the ceremony by playing "What I Did For Love.
Speaker Jim Podhaisky makes a humorous analysis of his years at AHS, compared to those spent at St. Agnes.
Seniors Dee Dee Gonzalez and Cathy Frazier find that graduation brings friends closer, knowing that soon the class will be going their own way.
A musical group, consisting of Craig Adams, Tom Klinkacek, Mark Roberts, Larry Hain, and Greg Speck, perform the class song "Freebird."
131The making of a yearbook requires vast amounts of hard work and money. The many supporters of AHS activities aided in the making of "AHS Stepping Up." Without the support of community and downtown merchants, the yearbook would not have been such a success.Box Butte Medical Center Best Wishes For Happiness and Success
R.H. Olson, M.D.
D.E. Wilkinson, M.D.
G. Vandewege, M.D.Small Engine Jack Repair
Congratulations to the Class of '80
Crowe's Sales Agency
762-3954 204 W. 3rd
Congratulations to the 1980 Seniors
Radio Shack Ruth's Hallmark Shop American Handicraft Merribee Shop Alliance Plaza Shopping Center
Lance Dye and Keith Messersmith
Johnson's Feed Store
Cooper Feed Dekalb Corn
116 Black Hills
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Teri Cox, Donna McCall, Nadine Richmeier, Randy Richmeier
Cleo Richmeier—Owner 301 E. 3rd Alliance, NE.
402 Box Butte
322 Box Butte Alliance, NE. 69301
"If you haven't been to The Hanger, Where have you been?"Jack Jill
1305 W. 3rd
Alliance Plaza Shopping Center
Customer Satisfaction is
Jensen, Brian Drummond, Dee Gonzalez
Nebraska Typewriter Equipment
Your Franchized Royal Typewriter A.B. Dick Spirit duplicators, copiers Mita Copystar copiers Royal Calculators
217 E. 3rd 762-3675
Custom Cattle Feeders Your Best Local Grain Market
Sales Moving and Storage
Distributor Dial 762-4370 Local Long Distance
Old Home ALLIED VAN LINES
and Red Seal Potato Storage Facilities, Too 1230 W. 3rd
Chips 138 ALLIANCE
George Vorovka Sates Supervisor 1604 Emerson 762-1288
the good life betterGas, Groceries, Beer,
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Open 6 a.m. to Midnight 7 days a week
Peltz Construction Company
Stran Quanset Buildings
Wayne Goff, President
State Farm Insurance Good Neighbor Service
Dr. Robert C. Dietrich
Nelson Wells, Inc.
Crum, Melick, and McAndrew, Accountants
Dr. Robert Crownover
139It's nice to feel so good about a meal.
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Bruce Schultz, Mary Ann Schultz, left Bright, Jonnie Schultz, Audrey Holdridge, Sharon Johnson, Carla Coleman, Tina Hain, Wanda Reynolds, Doug Taylor. NOT PICTURED—Dave Bowen, Shawn Schultz, Rick Luft, Kathy Meier, Cindy Theesen.Tammy Bowen, Carrie Schulze, Brian Bowen, and lackie Schulze
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We pay higher interest on savings than any bank or savings loan
WESTERN NEBRASKA SRVINGS COMPANY
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Tracy Thies and April McLain
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Electric Hose Rubber Co.
P.O. Box 618 Alliance, Nebraska
1200 West 3rd Street ■ P O. Box 458 ■ Alliance, Nebraska 69301
An Industrial Loan Investment Co.
Congratulations, Seniors!Simonson's Sporting Goods
113 West 3rd
Tom Simonson, Sandy Simonson and Bob Morris
Plains Implement and Motor Company
John Deere Eversman Farm Hand
R.L. (Bob) Williams 317 Box Butte
For Fine Dining and Drink
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Quality Broiled Steaks, Chicken, and Seafoods Prime Rib Every Saturday Night
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Best of Luck to the Class of 1980 From Neil Sandy PryorAlliance Chapter, Order of DeMolay Initiatory Degree Champion of Champions 1979 Tournament of Champions Dallas, TexasFarmers Implement Co.
Nebraska Bean Elevator, Inc.
Sales and Parts 762-5000
Two Locations West 14th East 3rd
West Plant 762-5838
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• Glass of all types
• Plumbing Electrical Supplies
Mirrors, Auto, Home
Hamilton's Outdoor Sports
116 W. 4th 762-5780
Your Hunting Fishing Headquarters
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Gaines Steel Supply
W. 3rd Ramblin' Road
Alliance National Bank
We're Blazing the Trail for YOU!
Whether it's a loan for your first car, a savings account, checking account or college loan, we're here to help.
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The Pioneer Bank Blazing the trail for you
The Alliance National BankSkip's Steak n' Eggs
Open 24 Hours 930 W. 3rd—762-1922
707 Flack 762-2920Doug Clark and Lisa Renteria
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J.F. Kennedy, M.D. D.D. Shannon, M.D. D.N. Taylor Jr., D.D.S. R.L. Korbelik, D.P.M.
R.J. Morgan, M.D.
D.N. Taylor, Sr., D.D.S. Mrs. B.G. Bauman Wm. Glassbrenner, O.D.I INSURANCE
Alliance Mobile Homes 815 Flack 762-1222
Sales and Service
Chadron Mobile Homes 432-4586
Northern Plains Land and Cattle Agency
Alliance, Nebraska 762-3155
Q. Who provides electric service in rural areas of the following counties?
Arthur • Hooker
Box Butte • McPherson
Cherry • Morrill
Garden • Sheridan
Grant • Sioux
A. Panhandle Rural Electric Memb. Association
Paul Phaneuf— Manager
Alliance Tractor Implement Co.
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Westroads Restaurant and Lounge
Fine foods for Breakfast, Lunch Dinner Alliance Plaza Shopping Center
Micro-wave Headquarters Your Home Appliance Center
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• Litton • Speed Queen
Tory lossi and Kim Ushio
West 3rd 762-6980
Free Parking Free Delivery Credit Available
Where Quality Brand Name Furniture Is Sold For Less
Brian VandeventerHayward's Open Range
210 Box Butte
219 Box Butte 762-4977 Owner—Rich Reynolds
Banquets up to 70 Alliance, NE.
762-2291 1204 W. 3rd
One stop decorating Service Floor Covering, Wall Covering Paint
Congratulations Class of '8508 EAST 4TH STREET
Gordon and Rosalee Hoff
Laurie and Vickie Hoff
Snyder's Kirby Vacuums
New and Used 816 W. 4th
Owners: Jerry and Paul Snyder
305 Box Butte Alliance, Nebr. 69301
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Salutes the Class of 1980
Cathy Frazier Wendy Lyster Candy Dennon Lara Dalbey
Lisa Krause Cristina Swanson Deanna Dennon Deb Brass
Jan Bacon Kay Butzine Kelly Dexter Teri Herman
Kim Ushio Tracy Thies Linda Fairbanks Jill Moravek
Betsy Simpson Nancy Fairbanks Lisa Fischer Trudy Schnell
Vickie Hoff Nancy Gies Michelle Forney Missy Skeen
Betty Jo Milks Sandi Hall Amanda Heitz Robin Tucker
Kerri McNeil Kathy Bainter Linda Pebley Susan Turgeon
Karen Fillinger Krystal Benzel Melody Pebley Tomi Ushio
Sue Cummings Chris Clarke Gay Pedersen Jenny Wegner
Linda Frazier Suzanne Cole Jennifer Schnell Laurie Hoff
Brenda Borg Vesta Jo Curtiss Joni Herman
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Neil's Truck Service and Employees
International Trucks—Scouts 414 Black Hills 762-3310
Robert W. Bowen, O.D. Keith P. Bowen, O.D.
Famous Clothing House
Dean McLaughlin, Tony Nunes, and Kirk Keder
Men's Clothing Furnishings Shoes
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223 Box Butte
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304 Niobrara 762-2244
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House of Beauty
211 Box Butte
Congratulations Class of "80"
Heads first for Beauty
L.B. Murphy Co. Makes the good life better
Conditioning Alliance, NE. Ph.762-1355
155Alliance Medical Center
619 Box Butte 762-3741 Alliance, Nebraska 69301 W.L. Fairbanks, M.D.
B.D. Forney, M.D.
Best Wishes to the Class of "80"T
1024 Flack 762-3480
Sales Service Automotive Tune-Up and Repair
Harlan O. Johnson, Manager
Coast to Coast
324 Box Butte
"Thank you; here's your change. You always save at Coast to Coast."
Full line of Pittsburgh Paints
Best Wishes to the Seniors of"80"
Congratulations Class of 1980
930 Flack 762-4473
Valorie Scheele, Brenda Johnson, Krystal Benzel, Lori Montague, Charlayne Corder, Lori Griffith, Jeff Kaufman, David Marcoe, Charles Hamler, Lisa Fischer, Lorna Therrien, Nancy Gies, Marcy Edmenster
Best in homes for you 422 West 3rd 762-4840
1016 West 3rd 762-4228
Economy Glass Co.
for all your Auto, Home, and Craft needs 1004 East 10th 762-6868
Emergency No. 762-7123
Ron Gunia Golf Shop
Congratulations to the Class of '80The Guardian State Bank Trust Co.
You can bank on us Commercial Loans—Nightly Depository-Safety Deposit Boxes
Financial Center of Western Nebraska Main Bank Time and Temperature Center Member F.D.I.C.
We welcome your checking and savings accounts Trust Department See us for Installment LoansPodhaisky
Modern Service Stations Gas—Oil Grease-Paints Tire Service
Real Estate—Loans 762-5321 Alliance, Nebraska "Serving the area since 1930"
A Complete Fertilizer Program Credit Union Service CO-OP Serves You Best
You own it You run it
East Hwy. 2
218 W. 10th 762-1967
You PROFIT from it Dial 762-4743 Corner of West 3rd and Black Hills
Complete line of Natural foods Vitamins— Books— CosmeticsPanhandle Travel
For All Building Needs
Congratulations Class of "80"
Thiele Drug Company
Mini Mart Fast Food Stores
Morrill's Drive-In and Rainbow Lodge
Dr. Gary D. Christensen
Warehouse Furniture Congratulations Class of "80"
Nile Valley Federal Savings Loan Association
Bates-Landa Funeral Home
Cycle Shop Suzuki Motorcycles
Alliance Chiropractic Center
Hunter's MFA Insurance Bob and Joyce Hunter
Cover—Jones Motor Co.
503 E. 3rd Alliance, NE.
3rd Big Horn
114 E. Fourth
308 762 1291
401 emerson avenue alliance, nebraska 69301
Best wishes for a successful future to the class of '80 from Gary McMeekin and the House of PhotographyMark Empson and Loren West
24-hour prescriptions 914 W. 10th, Alliance
Tittel Motor Co.
Quality Used Cars The Muffler House
Mufflers—Tailpipes—Exhaust Pipes— Shock Absorbers—State Inspections 511 W. 3rd St. Ph. 762-2700
316 Box Butte Ph. 762-1150
For all your Cosmetic and Pharmacy needs
Ellen Gardiner and Ann LangnerWE SERVE
BURLINGTON NORTHERN EMPLOYEES WHO LIVE AND WORK ON THE ALLIANCE DIVISION
Chris Beiber, Nancy Gies, and Charlayne Corder
ALLIANCE RAILROAD EMPLOYEES
POST OFFICE BOX 697
ALLIANCE, NEBRASKA 69301
Area Code 308 TELEPHONE 762-5702
Kacfc nwmbft Kf»«M ■•»rr4 U SI0.000
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164"It's more than a meal -It's a treat''
Tastee Chicken Dinners and Family Size Take Out Orders Also - A Complete Menu Of Other Fine Foods Including Our Salad Bar and Tastee Freeze Ice Cream
(We Welcome Call In Orders)
"For Fast Service”
Try Our Drive Inn Window 123 East Third Alliance
903 Dakota Phone 762-4085 or 762-4224
Plowing—Trenching Pipe Pushing Backhoe—Dragline-Cable Burying
Congratulations Class of "80"
520 Burlington Avenue Alliance, NE. 69301
Let the Professionals At Countryside help you with your Residential Commercial Planning Building.
We set the pace for Quality Construction.
P. O. Box 479 • Alliance, Nebraska 69301
165Ken Hamilton 762-2510
Have a PEPSI DAY PEPSI COLA Bottling Co.
Alliance, Nebraska 69301
Bottled by and Under Appointment of PEPSI-Cola Co., Inc., New York, New York
Congratulations to the Class of 1980R.K. Nelson Associates
R.K. Nelson Tom Goaley Mark Miller
Lloyd Soflley Bob Schott John MitchellWORLEY STUDIO
Fine Portraits and Sound Since 1919
508 Box Butte (308) 762-3333
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SENIORS OF 1980!Staff
Adams, Larry 46 Becker, Bernard 37 Beiber, Bill 65 Bloom, Dixie 30 Boness, Dick 31,63 Boness, Lorraine 45 Brew, Nancy 30 Brown, Carol 30 Brown, Wayne 35,56,57 Christensen, Ellen 32,38,49 Clarke, Don 14,41 Cook, jill 40,75 Criffield, Lloyd 34 Crowder, Don 31,175 Cullen, Pat 40,63,72,73 Culton, Maxine 33 Curtiss, Sherrie 30 Duryea, Bob 30 Dyer, Sally 127 Fiebig, Lila 36,41 Frongillo, Mary 45 Furman, Bill 32,38 Garrett, Margaret 33 Glarum, Juanita 47,51 Goff, Wayne 30 Greve, Alice 3,38 Hartman, Leonard 82 Hawk, Jim 35,61 Henderson, Randy 61,63,67,76 lliam, Clayton 45 Jansante, Kathie 36 Jones, Earl 46,73 Jones, Patricia 46,89 Kloch, Cathy 82 Kuehn, Jim 34,49,76,90 Lauder, Thomas 174 Lawrence, Archie 30,131 Lawrence, Joyce 33 Lee, Dobby 33 McDonald, Dave 47 McCall, Richard 32 McDermott, Jim 7,35 McGowen, Dwaine 33 Mannlein, Larry 3,24,25 Marchant, Bill 34 Merritt, Thelma 33 Myers, Terry 61,68,76,86 Nansel, Barb 31 Nelson, Steve 37,49,61,63,76 Nunez, Esmeragdo 33 Petersen, Eunice 32,36,48,88 Petersen, Martin 30 Pilfold, Sandra 40,58,59,75 Polyakov, Ivan 41 Potmesil, Mary 30 Potter, Donita 3,32,47,58,60 Prentice, Anna 32 Ransom, Carrie 175 Reno, Bill 32,91,175 Robinson, Betty 33 Rockey, Bruce 32,47 Running, Mary 32
Running, Norm 17,21
Sanchez, Ruth 30
Schlenker, Shirley 66,75
Schweitzer, Phil 38
Segrist, John 30
Sherlock, Lonnie 30
Simpson, Dean 30
Simpson, Dixie 10,33
Slade, Gertrude 31
Smith, Elsa 33
Smith, Nancy 33
Stout, Bill 34,48
Trenkle, Terry 11,36,43,44
Waldron, Sandy 33
Way, Patricia 37,42,43,49,88,174
Worm, Darlene 47,82
Yost, Larry 34,40
Yost, Sherry 36,78
Ackerman, Polly 116,121
Appleyard, Debra 19,22,39,116,120,121,174
Avila, Luz de Maria 47,94,116,121,131
Barnett, Cindy Frank 116,121
Beck, Steven 63,116,121,124
Beiber, Nancy 116
Bilstein, Michelle 15,17,21,22,26,27,36,39,71,
126.96.36.199.121.174 Blakeman, Clissy 116
Blume, Mark 7,42,43,50,54,55,68,69,76,77,79,
Boness, Bernadine 35,44,50,58,64,65,70,116 Bowen, Sandi 41,44,116,121 Briggs, Jon 25,62,63,77,87,116,125 Bright, Jeffrey 140
Brittan, Andrew 14,15,17,22,23,24,25,26,27,
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.173.174 Bualert, Duangduen 94,117,121 Christie, Elizabeth 19,117,174 Clark, Jeffrey 26,40,117
Cox, Kevin 117,137 Cox, Teri 117,121,136
Crawford, Wanda 17,20,22,50,88,117,121,127, 142
Cripe, Steve 19,22,38,39,117 Cummings, Janice Sue 19,20,56,88,117,121, 153
Curtiss, Pam 6,15,23,26,39,56,79,84,117 Dalbey, Lara 10,14,15,17,20,26,27,39,56,84,91, 117,121,127,173 Daniels, Paula 25,117 Daugherty, Kari 25,54,75,79,115,118,121 Deines, Brent 24,25,118 Demopoulos, William 118 Dentler, Chuck 118 DeVeny, Jeff 118 Doherty, Tim 11,38,78,115,118 Drummond, Brian 118,137 Dugger, David 118 Dye, Jack 73,83,118 Engel, John 57,79,118
Fairbanks, Nancy 20,25,27,50,70,78,88,118, 127,153,156 Fester, Tim 118
Flores, Norberto (Rob) 3,6,17,20,50,63,77,79, 86,119,121,144 Foster, Kevin 119
Frazier, Cathy 21,42,43,46,70,88,91,119,121, 127,131,153 Fritzler, Douglas 119 Galinsky, Ken 119 Gies, Teresa 119,121
Goaley, Thomas 3,15,17,20,22,39,50,84,119,
121.167 Gonzalez, Arlene 119
Gonzalez, DeeDee 18,19,38,42,43,50,56,70, 119,120,121,131,137,174,175 Gorin, Mary (Liz) 119 Groce, Nancy 119 Green, Jill Wegner 115,119,121 Hack, Wade 120 Haggard, Debra 120,121 Hain, Larry 78,120,123,131 Hamilton, Dale 46,89,120,121,166 Hand, Greg 43,50,63,120,121,144,161,174 Handley, Deanna 16,21,120,121 Handley, Denise, 16,21,120,121 Hansen, Rodney 73,120 Hashman, Linda 19,20,121 Haslow, Robert 17,20,22,27,115,120,127
Hawley, Patrick (Neil) 54,77,79,86,87,115,120 Heckman, Bruce 25,27,76,77,120,124 Hernandez, Kendra 121 Hoff, Laurie 15,16,17,20,21,22,23,27,39,41,50, 56,84,88,91,121,127,153,169 Hoffman, Linda 121 Hoffman, Lisa 121 Hoffmann, Victor 121 Hofmann, Mark 121 Hood, Ted 121 Irish, Kelly 10,17,71,121,127 Jensen, Jeffrey 89,121,137 Jones, Jim 18,121
Kirchner, Sally 2,16,21,47,58,64,65,79,121 Klinkacek, Tom 6,63,115,121,131 Knaub, Fred 46,50,115,122 Kozel, Kent 25,122
Lair, Brian 7,10,17,20,50,51,63,68,77,86,87,121,
122.127.167 Lamarche, Shirley 122
Lampert, Lynnette 43,70,82,121,122 Lauber, Michelle 18,46,58,75,91,121,122 Lawrence, Tom 21,63,71,76,77,79,87,115,122 Lehl, Kenny 122
Lewis, Jon 50,57,63,68,69,79,122,144 Lewis, Randy 89,122
Liggett, Lori 7,19,50,70,83,88,91,120,121,122, 131
Lloyd, Eva 121,122 Long, Mike 123
McCall, Donna 18,39,121,123,136 McCart, Janet 123,151 McNeil, Kerri 18,88,121,123 Martin, Antonio (Hank) 123 Milks, Betty Jo 15,21,22,39,46,50,84,88,121,
169Miller, Don 123 Mills, Tim 62,63,68,69,79,123 Montague, Michael 62,63,68,69,123 Morris, Rene' 6,50,58,59,64,65,66,74,75,79, 121,123 Munger, Paul 123
Mundt, Anne 6,15,22,39,43,44,7034,121,127 Mansel, Mike 63,77,124 Movotny, Ron 124
Panwitz, Beth 3,6,17,20,58,64,65,75,7937,115, 121,124,127 Peters, Michael 63,121,124 Peters, Robert 124 Pfannenstiel, Connie 121,124 Podhaisky, james 6,14,15,17,22,23,2739,50, 57,6334,121,124,131 Powell, Sue 18,1939,43,46,50,7038,121,124, 127,174 Prelle, John 73,124 Prelle, Susan Childers 124 Quick, Monte 6,9,20,50,6336,124,167 Reeh, Donna 18,19,43,50,70,121,124,174 Richmier, Nadine 3,17,20,45,56,121,125,136 Richmier, Randall 47,125,136 Sakata, Bobby 45,111 Saner, Bill 111 Schaffer, Scott 47,111 Schlichtemier, Jeff 72,73,111 Schnell, Steve 45,111 Schnell, Trudy 44,54,111 Scholtz, Ina 89,111 Scott, Randall 18,22,39,111 Seidler, Darrel 83,111 Shankland, Doug 111 Simpson, Voni 112 Smith, Lilias 70,112 Smith, Tedi 58,64,7537,112 Snyder, Geraldine 82,88,112 Snyder, Robert 112 Spencer, Dave 112 Stafford, Laurie 112 Starke, Joe 112 Sterner, Roger 112 Suetsugu, Bruce 78,112,114 Sullivan, Carol 19,27,112 Sutton, Jorene 112 Swanson, Cris 19,223938,112,153 Taylor, Doug 112,140
Ties, Tracy 3,15,16,20,22,23,27,84,90,112,153
Thompson, Rene' 19,112
Tucker, Terry 5733,67,112
Underwood, Dan 112
Underwood, Mike 112
Ushio, Kim 16,21,23,43,112,138,150,153
Vallejo, Vince 112,114
Vogel, Rodney 7,50,51,57,62,63,68,6937,112, 114,115 Walker, Lee 4733,112 War Bonnett, Larry 112 Waybright, Michael 18,47,112 West, Loren 6133,112,163 Weston, Jana 113 White Crane, Bryan 113 Wilber, Mark 113 Wildy, Tom 6233,73,7737,113,114 Wood, Arnold 113
Wood, Diane 113
Zellaha, Shane 113
Rickman, Rick 125
Roberts, Mark 125,131
Schnell, Brad 9,62,63,72,79,115,125
Schoeneman, Keith 125
Seidler, Evon 121,125
Sheldon, Richelle 21,125
Sherlock, Mark 125
Sidkey, Sherri 125
Smith, Brad 44
Smith, Douglas 63,7337,125,127 Smith, Judy 70,82,121,125 Smith, Karen 89,115,126 Smith, Ken 126 Straach, Juanita 11 Strieker, Wally 126 Toedtli, Dana 3634, 89,126,136 Underwood, Debbi 19,126 Vandeventer, Brian 15,18,22,23,26,27,39,41, 84,121,126,127,144,150 Vogel, Rob 40,50,63,68,7937,126 Wagner, Peggy 18,19,43,44,46,58,59,70,121, 126,151,174 Waldron, Randy 7,38,46,79,120,121,126 West, Ross 62,63,77,79,87,121,126 Williams, Ben 126 Woods, John 89,126 Woodworth, Donald 83,126
Abbott, Deborah 21,38,54,55,74,75,108,113
Adamson, Daryl 10108
Appleyard, Brenda 18,22,39,108
Averna, Janice 108,134
Bacon, Jan 56,108,114,153
Ballentine, Elaine 20,46,74,75,108
Bedient, Kimberly 19,108
Blumanthal, Rene' 108
Borquin, Tom 18
Bowman, Lorraine 19,24,108,114
Brass, Brad 2333,77,108,114
Burton, Julie 22,108
Burton, Richard 108
Bush, Joan 108,115,146
Bush, Traci 20,21,108
Bushong, Larry 47,108
Bushkirk, Debbie 19,108
Casados, Pat 44,108
Christensen, David 21,57,79,108,114,144,163 Clark, Bruce 63,108 Cole, Darcy 50,54,55,70,75,79,88,108 Colerick, Pat 27,39,62,63,68,77,78,108 Colson, Bruce 108
Cowell, Robert 17,61,63,7337,108,144 Dexter, Ross 108 Donovan, Scott 47,84,108 Edwards, Eric 3,7,50,57,63,7336,90,108,112, 114
Ellis, Dan 62,63,68,109, 175 Empson, Mark 20,47,90,109,163
Fanning, Clay 109
Fester, Betty 109
Fillinger, Karen 44,50,109,113
Flood, Larry 109
Fosket, Brenda 109
Fraedrich, Karen 109
Frasier, Dan 109,113
Frazier, Linda 16,20,109,114,153
Frerichs, Matt 68,69,7937,109
Golden, Joe 109
Green, Kathy 82,109
Green, Kimberly 43,54,55,74,7937,90,109
Griffith, Lori 18,88,109,157
Ground, Gary 109
Hack, Lyle 47,109
Haller, Brenda 109
Harsin, Lynetta 19,109
Hart, Cheryl 58,109,146
Hashman, Ray 73,109
Heckman, Eddie 47,89,109,163
Hernandez, Deb 109
Hicks, Robert 109
Hoppens, Vicki 21,50,58,64,753738,109
Hungerford, Josh 109
lossi, Tory 42,43,47,70,91,110,150,155
Jackson, Mike 50,110
Jaggers, Jim 7,17,57,63,110
Johnson, Brenda 82,110,157
Kaufman, Jeff 18,57,110,157
Kendall, Rebecca 15,17,21,22,39,110
Knapp, Sharon 5,19,110
Kochiras, Theodora 21,110
Kramer, David 46,110
Krause, Lisa 21,58,59,6537,110,153
Kreachbaum, Gaylene 19,110
Krejci, Dwight 4733,110
Laing, Tom 7,6233,71,77,110
Lamm, Dwight 110
Lauer, Laura 110
Leachman, John 63,73,110
Lehl, Chuck 47,110
Liggett, Brad 7,63,73,79,110
Littlehoop, Jerome 110
Lore, Mary Ellen 58,59,643537,110
McLain, April 18,22,39,110
McLaughlin, Dean 47,110,144,154
McLean, Darcy 21,58,64,7537,110,115
Mahnke, Craig 21,25,5733,67,110
Manion, Tim 51,63,77,110,114,115
Marcoe, Mark 110,157
Marsh, Melanie 111
Montague, Lori 15,19,111,157
Mundt, Terri 50,111,113
Nagaki, Cheri 46,51,7038,111
Nelson, Jody 27,43,5037,111,113
Nuss, Judy 111
O'Leary, Don 111,113
Peterson, Keith 3,61,63,111
Peterson, Klete 111
Podraza, Tim 22,573133,683637,111,114
Preble, Denise 43,50,51,5637,111,114
Ravert, Randall 111
Reitz, Robin 111
Reynolds, Penny 64,6539,111
Riggs, Joyce 111
Romick, Stacey 4,27,42,43,64,75,111,114,138
170Zobel, Tim 113
Zum, Joan 19,58,59,64,66,79,113
Adams, Shaun 73,101
Adams, Tim 20,63,77,101,144
Adamson, David 101
Alvarado, Mike 63,72,73,101
Andrus, Tom 101
Bandel, Todd 101
Bower, Rodney 101
Behn, Mark 63,77,86,101
Beiber, Chris 21,101,164
Benda, Tonya 18,56,101
Bennett, |oe 101
Benzel, Krystal 21,101,153,157
Bolek, Mark 101
Boots, Rochelle 19,45,88,101
Borg, Brenda 59,60,64,74,75,79,88,101,153
Bork, Cheryl 27,101
Boslau, Richard 101
Bowen, Brian 8,90,101,141
Bowen, David 101
Brass, Deb 59,60,75,101,104
Briggs, Kim 101
Burch, Kristi 101
Burkhart, Elizabeth 19,20,101
Bushong, Sherri 21,60,64,101
Butzine, Kay 8,21,101,153
Childers, Barb 101
Christie, Dorothy 16,19,21,59,60,64,88,102
Clark, Doug 39,73,102,148
Clark, Lon 18,64,102
Clutter, Sondra 203
Corder, Charlayne 19,102,106,157,164
Cox, Cris 102
Daniels, Dana 63,77,102
Davis, Wayne 102
Ditsch, Edward 102
Drummond, Connie 60,75,102
Dubray, Gloria 102
Dugger, Mike 102
Edwards, Erin 20,56,102,107
Fischer, Lisa 21,74,102,153,157
Frazier, Mike 20,63,67,87,102,107,144
Gies, Nancy 21,102,104,153,157,164
Gonzales, Lola 102
Greable, Bill 102
Green, Stuart 3,15,17,22,39,84,102,144
Grier, Brad 102
Hadeen, Troy 102
Haider, Lisa 102
Hall, Sharon 102
Hamilton, Wayne 63,78,102
Hammond, Gary 61,63,67,86,102
Hansen, Roger 63,73,102,105
Hardy, Rose 19,103
Harmon, John 103
Harris, John 15,17,22,3934,90,103
H hman, Gail 103
Hawley, April 75,103
Heckman, Shelly 103 Heimbuch, Tom 21,63,67,78,103 Heitz, Brian 15,18,54,103 Henderson, Darcy 103 Herian, John 73,103 Hernandez, Tony 103 Hoff, Vickie 19,56,103,169 Hoffman, John 103 Hofmann, Allen 20,57,71,103 Hofmann, Sheri 103 Holland, Terry 103 Hood, John 103 Howell, Kathy 1932,103 Hubbard, Kim 19,56,103 Hifdgin, Scott 103 Jantz, Scott 61,63,67,77,103 Jelinek, Jim 103 Jensen, Mark 17,20,103 Keder, Kirk 11,73,103,144,154 Kelly, Maureen 21,59,60,75,103 Kirchner, Jill 21,59,103,107 Kirchner, Pam 20,60,104 Kreachbaum, Eugene 104 Kutschke, David 73,104 Lampert, James 57,104 Land, Todd 67,104 Langner, Ann 104,163 Lauder, Tom 15,18,22,104 Laughlin, Rex 3,17,20,104,134 Littlejohn, Scott 104 Lloyd, Jean 104 Lore, Kevin 104
Lyster, Wendy 17,20,56,75,104,153
Magdaleno, John 20,6337,77,104
Marcoe, David 104
Martin, Susan 104
Maser, John 73,104
Mason, Marie 16,21,34,104
Maxwell, Robert 18,57,104
Melton, Debbie 104
Miller, Steve 104
Mills, Scott 6737,104,107
Miner, Joy 104
Mittan, Theresa 104
Moss, George 63,77,104
Mosser, Bill 18,104
Mosser, Deb 19,104
Mundt, Deborah 105
Mundt, Scott 5733,73,105
Murray, Bryan 20,105
Musfelt, Randy 105
Myers, Julie 105
Nolan, Clay 105
Nuss, Carol 105
Panwitz, Roy 36,63,78,105
Parish, Scot 18,57,63,105
Peterson, Kirk 17,20,50,105
Pfannenstiel, Scott 105
Pierce, Jerald 77,105
Potmesil, Chip 105
Powell, Brenda 19,27,105
Prelle, Chad 105
Pryor, Neil 105,107,144
Rask, Kris 21,34,105
Reed, Scott 57,67,105
Reilly, John 15,18,2334,105,107
Renteria, Lisa 21,64,75,105,148
Reynolds, Don 105
Requejo, Paula 105
Robbins, Randy 105
Roby, Tony 105
Sams, Mike 63,105
Schance, Pauline 17
Schefcik, Morris 106
Schnell, Roy 2037,106
Schulze, Caroline 106,141
Scott, Kieth 106
Sheldon, Jason 106
Sherlock, Colleen 75,106
Sherlock, Kate 19,106
Shires, Dawn 106
Simpson, Betsy 20,106,153
Smith, Deraid 106
Smith, Roger 106,174
Snyder, Jake 106
Squibb, Chuck 106
Stull, John 20,67,77,106
Sutton, Debbie 20,106
Swesey, Dan 54,55,77,7937,106
Taylor, Lori 106
Taylor, Stella 106
Therrien, Loma 106,157
Thompson, Bruce 18,106
Thompson, Dean 106
Thompson, Peggy 21,106
Tolstedt, Lance 6337,77,102,106
Vandeventer, Brenda 59,60,64,106,115
Vaughn, Susan 27,106,151
Walker, Teresa 107
War Bonnett, Fred 78,107
Watkins, Dan 107
Watson, Jim 15,18,26,27,107
Wegner, Jenny 59,60,64,107
Wehling, Paula 107
Weidmann, Teresa 107
West, Perry 61,63,87,107,144
Wilson, Bryan 63,73,77,107
Wright, Shelly 40
Zum, Deb 1930,64,75,107
Appleyard, Cheri 95 Aquallo, Manuel 95 Ask, Teri 75
Athey, Charles 61,67,95,98 Balderson, Joann 19,21,95 Ballentine, Connie 19,66,95 Bedient, Brenda 95 Beiber, Brad 6137,77,95 Bixby, Mary 8,60,95 Blake, Judy 95 Boots, Laurie 19,91,95 Boucher, Tami 95 Bowen, Tammy 95, 141 Brown, Stacey 19,21,60,66,95,97 Burch, Shannon 95
171Burkhart, Randy 18,67,95 Burney, Loriie 60,95 Carter, Greg 57,61,73,95 Caudle, Curt 54,77,95 Clark, Marilyn 60,95 Clark, Marsha 95 Cole, Glen 67,77,95,%
Coleman, Randy 95 Colson, Mike 95 Cook, Bonnie 95 Cook, Elaine 95 Cook, Eleanor 95 Contryman, Candy 19,% Cowsert, John 61,73,%
Cox, Lori 60,66,75,%
Crabtree, Curt 67,%
Cuevas, Anna %
Daugherty, lanelle 19,60,75,% Dawn, Gerald %
Deines, DeeDee 60,66,75,% Dennon, Candy %
Dexter, Kelly 17,20,60,66,74,75,% Dilley, Pam 66,%
Doherty, Mary 60,66,75,91,%, 100 Dubray, Rocky %
Dugger, Jeff 67,%
Edwards, Eden 21,25,34,60,66,% Ellis, Mike 57,61,%
Erickson, Michele 60,66,% Erickson, Mike 61,67,77,% Everton, Scott %
Fifield, Margaret %
Finkey, Lanny 61
Fomey, Michelle 60,66,%, 156
Frederick, Michelle %
Fritzler, Tony 57,%
Furrow, Lisa %
Carton, Jerry %
Giest, Rod 67,97 Gonzales, Adrian 51,67,97 Graff, Kris 19,97 Grasmick, Tracy 67,97 Haider, Mary 60,66,97 Hain, Tina 21,97,140 Hall, Sandi 66,97 Hamilton, Kim 97
Harger, James 77,97 Hartwig, Janet 97 Hatzenbuhler, Laurie 66,91,97 Hawkinson, Jeff 97 Henderson, Wendie 97 Hill, Rex 97
Holland, Cindy 19,97,100
Hopp, Brenda 60,66,97
Hull, Chris 73,97
Jaggers, Jody 60,97,99
Jelinek, Jandell 60,97
Johannes, Andrea 19,60,66,97
Johnson, Ben 61,73,97
Johnson, Jerry 97
Johnson, Ronda 60,66,97
Jones, Colette 60,97
Kistler, Tammie 19,60,97
Kochiras, Bessie 21,97
Kramer, Tim 20,67,77,98
Kautz, Todd 57,61,98
Krejci, Lavon 17,18,21,60,66,88,98
Lamm, Barry 98
Lant, Tina 98
Lauer, Valerie 19,21,98
Lawrence, Dave 67,77,98
Levi, Lonnie 20,98
Lewis, Sarah 27,60,66,98
Lilley, Brendan 20,67,98
Littlehoop, Janet 98
Lore, Shawn 98
Luft, Rick 98
Lulow, Boyd 98
Mahnke, Blake 3,17,20,25,57,61,67,98,16
Mahnke, Brian 2,17,20,25,57,61,67,98
Marchant, Cindi 17,75,98
Margheim, Kirs 19,60,66,98
Martin, Sally 98
Meyer, Bethanie 21,98
Miller, Shawn 98
Mindieta, Rose 98
Mink, Melanie 19,98
Monroe, Hope 98
Moss, Troy 21,98
Musfelt, Marla 98
Neeley, Tom 21,57,99
Nelson, Rick 99
Nollette, Abbie 99 Panwitz, Chris 20,61,67,77,99 Piihl, Kent 61,67,77,99 Piihl, Kevin 61,67,77,99 Rasmussen, Garry 99 Reeve, Tannya 99 Reilly, Molly 47,60,66,75,99 Requejo, Cecilia 99 Reynolds, Shelly 19,99 Ross, Ronda 99 Roten, Troy 20,61,67,77,99 Rust, Craig 77,99 Sampson, Robin 66,99 Sams, Shelly 99 Sanchez, Lisa 99 Schaffer, Angela 60,99 Schlictemeier, Chad 61,67,77,99 Schultz, Jonnie 99,140 Schulze, Jacquoline 99,141 Seebohm, Kurt 54,55,99 Seidler, Sandi 99 Shimp, Robert 61,99 Smith, Tracy 99 Solley, Deena 99 Steggs, Donna 100 Strang, Richard 61,67,100 Sullivan, Dan 50,100 Swanson, Jerry 61,73,100 Sydow, Rodney 100 Terrell, Dave 100 Thompson, Kerri 19,21,100 Towne, Terry 100 Vaughn, Rodney 27,61,100 Waddell, Mark 61,67,77,%, 100 Walker, Teri 8,27,60,75,100 Ward, Janet 100 Warden, Melanye 91,100 Waybright, Tony 100 Weber, Rick 57,61,67,100 West, Rhonda 100 West, Teena 60,66,74,75,100 Wolvington, Sherrie 19,100 Wood, Danny 100 Worley, Samantha 60,100 Zitterkopf, Dave 25,100
172'80's Bring Special Memories
Many classrooms look lonely and desolate after the seniors depart.
Seniors scurry to the office for the long awaited hour of final checkout from AHS.
Many happy memories fell to the ground as the demolition of the BN depot took place.
As the year comes to a dose, the students and staff will look back on many special memories. The new 1980 decade brought victories, defeats, anxieties, tears, laughter, along with incurrable senioritis. Although time will soon slip away, the spirit and enthusiasm of events such as Homecoming, basketball games, Morp, sockhops, concerts, and friends will always be remembered and can be lived again in "AHS Stepping Up."
For the first and last time in nine months, Lara Dalbey and Andrew Brittan clean out their lockers.
173AHS Will Continue To Step Up To Greater Things
Senior annual members relax as graduation and the final deadline approach.
Roger Smith displays his many trophies, one of which being the state championship in fuel econo-
Senior choir members wait for their cue while rehearsing for upcoming commencement exercises to be held May
The closing days of school are all but a memory of the past to remember.As school draws to an end, Dan Ellis becomes involved with Student Council elec
Mrs. Carrie Ransom, Mr. Bill Reno, and Mr. Don Crowder are three of the many school and community participants involved in the North Central Evalua-
Dee Gonzales makes her final stop at the office before going out and facing the harsh, cruel world.
With Alliance defeating Gering for the conference title, the Bulldogs prove to be strong contenders in the years to come, losing only three seniors to graduation.
In the pictures on the page I see the faces of yesterday.
Vibrantly passing through my mind in their significance.
Each face holds a memory, a particular moment in time.
Each smile holds a dream, a
dream we shared together.
Though some of us will leave,
the memories will forever be with us... We must hold on to what we were as we reach for what we might become.
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