Alliance High School - Bulldog Yearbook (Alliance, NE)

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AHS—Moving Right Along Day by Richard Todd from Josten's assists Michelle Forney, Janet Engel, and Kent Piihl in choosing their senior announcements. The year started much the same at Alliance High School. The doors opened the first day to admit the usual stream of returning students. As the year ground on, enthusiasm waned. The seniors began to anticipate graduation and the underclassmen looked eagerly toward summer vacation. Finally the anticipated became the remembered and the school emptied for the summer. The wheel had gone round one more time. However, 1982 was in many ways totally unique. It was the only time that this group of 600 students would ever be under the same roof. It was the first and last time that all groups and classes would have the special identity that set this year apart from all others. Yes, AHS has maneuvered around the corner of ’82 and progressed into ‘83. The traditions and patterns may have been the same as always but like a train going down the track, the scenery was constantly changing. Sometimes the background was cloudy and sometimes it was sunny, but through it all, the constant hands of time kept AHS moving right along. By the end of the second quarter, students are not only adjusted In school, but have really moved in to their lockers. 2 Opening Number 719 finally rests peacefully in the Sudman Ball Park in the northern part ot town.... -; Alliance High stands proud under the cloudy skies of a cold November day. Red and blue balloons brighten everyone's day from the young to the old. Brigit Boness, taking a break, relaxes by reading a magazine. Day Through Time Michelle Rohrhouck must decide who to call before depositing another dime. Opening 3Changing the scene of downtown Alliance Is the new Book Rack which replaces the old Coast to Coast store. Cyanide, “E.T.” Top World News Stories The many deaths of actors, actresses, and other well-known people hit the world with a great impact. The Soviet Union’s future lay undecided when their leader, Leonid Breznev, died unexpectedly. Other internationally known figures who passed away were: Princess Grace, of Monocco, Israelian President, Anwar Sadat, and former First Lady Bess Truman. The entertainment world also suffered greatly as the star of On Golden Pond, Henry Fonda, died quietly in his sleep. Fonda's last year of his life proved to be his most successful, as he earned his first Oscar for his main role in the film, On Golden Pond. Another actor, John Belushi, known for his antics on Saturday Night Live, died of a cocaine-heroine mixture overdose. Adding a new dimension to the land west of McDonald's is K-Mart. which will be finished and open its doors sometime in February ot 1983. Boulder was the site ot the Rolling Stones' last tour in America before heading tor Europe. This was held in October ot 1982 at Folsom Field. 4 Current EventsThe Nebraska Cornhuskers are being led to another victory over Colorado State by Quarterback Turner Gill. Phone Home. The movie E.T., starring that loveable, small, green Extra-Terrestrial with big eyes, is a world-wide hit. In the movie, E.T. is left behind only to be found by an eight year old boy named Elliot. Elliot teaches E.T. how to speak and things about human life. E.T. wins the hearts of Elliot and his family and then must go home after almost dying. In only six months this movie hos grossed over 250 million dollars. Video games, pinball machines and TV Ataries dre popular favorites for most A.H.S. students. Happy Dog is one bustling hangout where students can let themselves go. Less than a year after the Royal Wedding, the Royal Family welcomed the birth of His Royal Highness Prince William Arthur Philip of Wales. In June, 1982, this seven pound, one and one-half ounce heir was born. Last fall, a panic struck the nation. Seven deaths were reported, caused by cyanide-laced Tylenol capsules. The Tylenol was distributed throughout Chicago, and officials had a nation-wide call, banning the product from the shelves. Several other related incidents, such as contaminating eyedrops and Anacin, were reported, causing national terror. Police are still conducting investigations on suspects that may have caused this. The fall elections brought about many changes and surprises. Among them was the change of Nebraska's Governor. Democrat Bob Kerrey took over for Charles Thone in January. Today's youth are tomorrow’s leadership and because ot this, the world’s happenings will continue to have a major impact on its youth. Current Events 5Homecoming Events Homecoming festivities began on Monday, September 27 with Spirit Week. The following Wednesday was the annual decoration of the halls, in which juniors took first place. The light drizzle Thursday night didn’t keep loyal AHS supporters from attending the burning of the “A . Friday afternoon the coronation was held. This year’s candidates were: Mike Erickson, Mary Doherty, Brian Mahnke, Maria Davis, Tracy Rice, Michele Erickson, Kent Piihl, Kris Graff, Kevin Piihl, Eden Edwards, Chad Schlichtemeier, and Jody Jaggers. Brooke and Travis Schwartz served as crown bearers. Participating in the ceremonies were the flag girls, football players and past homecoming queens. Coronation was then followed by the Homecoming parade down Box Butte Avenue. The Bulldog football team took a commendable victory in a 25-0 game over Gordon. The volleyball team demolished the Gordon Broncs in their 15-13 and 15-5 win. All in all, Homecoming seemed to go smoothly because of student participation in all school activities. Victory is thine is expressed by Senior Chris Panwitz as he runs onto the field. The traditional burning of the “A” Is held the Thursday betore the (ootball game and is always a symbol ot pride and honor among many AHS students. Homecoming Royalty: First Attendants Eden Edwards and Chad Schlichtemeier. Second Attendants Mike Erickson and Jody Jaggers. King Tracy Rice and Queen Michele Erickson. 6 HomecomingDisplaying their multi-colored socks in the parade, faculty members show their homecoming spirit in their winning float by saying “sock it to urn,” Alliance. King Tracy Rice, a recent transfer from Ai rora High School, expresses his happiness as he embraces Queen Michele Erickson after their crowning. Filled with inspiration for a homecoming victory, sophomore Lori Bearden sets for another spike, hoping to score in the annual volleyball match-up against the Gordon Broncs. The junior class shows how Alliance will have to corner Gordon in the upcoming football game on Friday night. Alliance is determined to beat Gordon to Settling down to fight, make the 1982 Homecoming a complete success. Homecoming 7AHS Pride Shows Through Its One can always see Alliance High kids out on Box Butte Avenue looking for fun and excitement on a Friday night. Linda Pebley rings up another total at McDonald's. Eric Schafer practices vital skating techniques. 8 PastimesStudents’ Unique Pastime Activities Angie Moore displays one of her cases of insects. Everyone knows what AHS students did while they were in school this past year, but how did they have fun when they weren't busy with academic work? The main activity for teens on weekends was Crusin’ the Butte” as it has been for many generations. Although most parents have always thought this a waste of gas, they did it too! On weekends, during the school year, one may have seen Kathy Bainter riding her horse, Misty, at Laing Lake Park. Barrel racing has been a specialty of the two. She has had Misty for nearly two years. Entomology has been a longtime activity of Angie Moore. She has entered her insects in the county fair for eight years and usually placed pretty high. Kathy Bainter and Misty go for a brisk winter ride. Speed skating became a new interest in Eric Schafer's life. Up until last September, he was the typical roller skater, out to boogie with the beat of the music; as of the past year, he’s out for blood. He and 12 others have completed in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Part time jobs also have been in the focus of AHS students. The many eating places have provided work for many people. McDonald's has seemed to be the main spot for jobs. Other extracurricular activities included playing racquetball and participating in 4-H. These took place throughout the year. Even without all of the fancy malls and things of big cities. Alliance's youth somehow always found things to preoccupy themselves. Pastimes 9Totally Awesome; This past year seemed to be marked with new words, such as ter sherr” and tubular. However, one old word, awesome, became a real biggie. There were several connotations of this word. The dictionary defined it as causing terror; weird.” The Valley Girls, a group in southern California, have a very unique language, which has spread to many parts of the U.S. The definition was “thoroughly incredible , which many AHS students related to. Awesome has described the students and school year at AHS. Sophomore Terri Rowe displays her comical reaction to what ten years of school can do to a student, both physically and mentally. At the new students' dinner in September, sponsored by the Student Council, many council members and students new to Alliance High seem to be all wrapped up in having fun. (Times Herald Photo) 10 Awesome‘Fer’ Sherri! Homecoming King Tracy Rice finds out the joys of be ing a girl” on switch day during spirit week. Some of the Punk Rockers at AHS include: Candy Dennon, Colette Jones. Tony Waybright (hiding behind Colette), Laurie Hatzenbuhler. Mary Doherty, Tracy Rice. Brian Mahnke. Ronda Johnson, Blake Mahnke and Jan Jelinek. Miss Swarthout takes a break from terrorizing the halls on Halloween by conversing with Julie Gonzalez, while, in the background. Sophomore Kevin Hoppens appears to be entertaining the lockers and enjoying himself. Dressed as a shiek. Joe Bowen awaits his harem. Awesome 11Fine Arts From the caveman, dancing around dim fires to placate his gods, to the modern performer, moving in an electronically controlled spotlight, art, in all of its forms, has changed greatly. Instead of painting on dark cave walls with a chewed-up stick, today's artist works in well lighted studios with mass-produced brushes. Art, whether it’s dancing, acting, painting, singing, or playing an instrument, changes with the attitudes and ideas of the time. From year to year and even from day to day, art moves and changes to express the ideas of the artist. Willa Cather put it best when she said, What was any art but a mold in which to imprison for a moment the shining, elusive element which is life itself—life hurrying past us and running away, too strong to stop, too sweet to lose. IFine Arts Division 13Miss Breathitt listens carefully as Mary Call tells her of an expedition. “What’s next on our busy agenda?” This is one of the things that goes through Rikki Jorgensen’s head as she works on the set. “Lights, camera, action. Paul Warden has many responsibilities, such as mak ing sure of all the light cues. Make-up is only part of the many preparations that take place before a play production. The Luther children go to the Connell’s store to get groceries. Unfortunately, it isn’t always so pleasant to see the snoopy Mrs. Connell. Sophomore Katie Chouanard shows her talents on the violin, as she plays at Devola and Kiser Pease’s wedding. 14 Fall PlayThe mean, cruel witch, Goldie Pease, Kiser Peases sister, comes to inform the poor Luther children that they have only two weeks to vacate and to find a new place to live. Is Kiser Pease dead? No, Mary Call informs Romey; he is only sick. It's the onion bath tor him, poor Kiser. 'Til pull him out of this just tar enough and he'll have to give us the land, she says. The crowd at the wedding shows Devola and Kiser their happiness for the couple by dancing around them. Miss Jan Swarthout, director, and Senior Tony Waybright, student director, were responsible for the fall production of Where the Lilies Bloom,” which kicked oft the year for AHS actors, on November 19 20. The first act began on the top of Sugar Boy, a mountain in the hills of North Carolina, where Mary Call and Romey, two of the main characters in the play, have just secretly buried their father. Throughout the rest of the play, the Luther children struggle to keep their father’s death a secret and prevent them from becoming wards of the county. Kiser Pease, the Luther’s landlord, added flavor to the play with his persistent, yet unwelcome courtship of Devola, the eldest Luther child. With all this, Kiser and Devola got married, which brought this production to a very happy ending. The characters who brought this play to life were: Mel Warden (Mary Call); Robin Sampson (Devola); Scott Abbott (Romey); Bethanie Meyer (Ima Dean); Barry Lamm (Kiser Pease); Kris Margheim (Goldie Pease); Don McDonald (Mr. Connell); Vicki Clark (Mrs. Connell); Linda Fairbanks (Miss Breathitt); Jerry Swanson (Gaither Graybeal); Mary Nolan (Alma Graybeal); Katie Chouanard (Lacey); Ralph Gonzalez (Chester); Jim Holdeman (Sammy Lee); Tammy Schnell (Hannah Jo); Jerry Swanson (Preacher), and 42 other crew members made up the production. Where the Lilies Bloom” will go down in history as another successful play production at AHS. Fall Play 15The AHS Band Hold Their Heads High Mr. Dick Rischling (pictured to the right) was a perfect example of moving right along. The 82-’83 year was his first as band director in Alliance. A graduate of Chadron State, Mr. Rischling previously taught instrumental and vocal music in Grant, Ord, and Superior, before moving to Western Nebraska. “This is a big band, the biggest I have ever had, he said. He has high hopes for a productive future for the Alliance High School Band. Lisa Wegenast and Kirt Kerr show a change of pace as they march, rather than cruise, down Box Butte in the 1982 homecoming parade. Marching Band members show their Bulldog spirit, as they stand at attention to provide halftime entertainment during a home game. Providing an added boost for the crowd and team members, the pep band gives their all to encourage another Bulldog victory. 16 Marching Pep Bandand On As They Go Marching On ... . The 1982- 83 flag girls are: Angie Moore (captain), Shellie Sutton. Katie Chouanard, Linda Fairbanks (co-captain), Vesta Jo Curtiss, Veronica Jesse, Jolene Brenner, and Kay Wildy (co-captain). f The flag girls show their talents during a halftime performance with the band. The AHS Stage Band includes: Jim Hertog. Joe Bowen, Ralph Gonzalez, Eric Green, Tony Berry, Jim Langston, Kevin Richmeier, Ron Kollars, Ray Berry. Chris Jesse, Monty Petrich, Tami Ushio, Jett Langston, Susan Turgeon and Dion Renteria. The Alliance High School Marching Band worked hard in all kinds of activities. They started off the year with a bit of both street and field marching. Many weeks were spent learning difficult routines and entertaining large crowds during parades and football games. In order to keep this group at their best, the Majorettes showed their leadership abilities. They kept very busy keeping the band in order and at the same time gave the band director a break. The flag girls were another part of the band who were very active. They performed individually as well as with the trusty band and enthusiastic pep band. They were sure to show at almost every athletic event. These were all the parts that made up a good band, and as a whole, worked well together and accomplished a great deal. Majorettes, Stage Band, Flag Girls 17Concert Band Seldom Gets a Breather Aside from parades, halftime shows, and pep band, concert band found time for even more. A good part of their time was spent preparing for concerts and out of town contests. Everything from solos to the entire concert band was included. However, the band would not have gone anywhere if it weren't for a little money on the side. Selling magazines was a major part of the money raising, providing a financial boost, not to mention being fun. Along with money, perfection was also an important factor. From the very beginning of the year, the group began to prepare by choosing music and learning every note and rhythm to a tee, so when the time came, they could show their talents to an audience, which made it all worth while. The time spent in class was very important and their hard work showed through the band's performances. Chris Jesse and Bruce Nepper do their job as drummers by giving the band a correct rhythm. Trumpets: Blake Mahnke. Jeanne Sterner. DeAnn Blakeman, Brian Richmeier. Kevin Hoppens. Katie Chouanard, Joy Margheim, Tami Ushio. Nancy Schnell. Melissa Skeen. Susan Turgeon. Jett Gasseling, Jeff Mills, Lee Overstreet. Dan Hempel, Jett Langston. Not pictured: Paul Lauder. Low Brass: Bryan Morgan. Richard Vaughn. Jim Graff. Angela Moore. Kris Graff, Janine Ballentine, Jamie Harris. Ron Kollars, Ray Berry. Ron Bush, Troy Strang. Tim Kramer, Judy Lloyd, Steve Forney. Sheldon Huggler. Flutes: Mary Nolan. Melanie Warden, Vesta Jo Curtiss. Nolene Roten. Maria Davis. Kerri Thompson, Elissa Marshall, Veronica Jesse. Wendy Miller. Gina Garrett. Jeanie Atkins. Jeanna Shaw, Jill Moravek, Jennifer Lauer, Julianne Gonzalez, Michelle Black, Cristeen Harger. Not pictured: Vicki Clark. 18 Concert BandBecause of Busy Schedule Drummers: Curt Hain. Brigit Boness. Jon Moyle, Polly Abbott. Paul Warden, Chris Jesse. Kevin Richmeier. Monty Petrich. David Koester, Bruce Nepper. Clarinets: Rob Moyle. Christine Rose, Joann Balderson. Lisa Wegenast. Kirt Kerr. Gay Pedersen, Chris Clark, Tammy Lloyd. Deena Contonis. Leslie Hume. Bethanie Meyer. Angie Kerns. Angie Kochiras. Stacey Brown. Wendy Newman. Kim Merchant. Vickie King. Shellie Sutton. Joe Bowen. Kathy Bainter. Marla Sutton. Kay Wildy. RaDona Zacher. Juanita Navarro. Karen Gerlich, Kim Dobson. Not pictured: Linda Fairbanks. Amy Green. Cynthia Hamilton. Melissa Mashburn. Rachel Schmer. Saxophones: Lisa Davis. Tony Berry. Brian Mahnke. Jim Langston. Dion Renteria. Melody Pebley, Kelley Yost. Jolene Brenner. Eric Green. Jim Hertog, Sherry Clark. Christie Bright. Andra Whipple. Not pictured: Robin Tucker. The officers of the band keep doing their best to maintain order in the large group. They include: Blake Mahnke. president: Angie Moore, vice president; Joe Bowen, treasurer; Maria Da vis. secretary; and Polly Abbott, librarian. The AHS Band Officers did fheir besf to help out the director, Mr. Dick Rischling. Many things were included in their daily routine, such as taking roll during class and during performances. This job was given to the secretary (Maria Davis), while the librarian (Polly Abbott) had the task of taking care of the music. She was responsible for making sure everyone had the correct music and then filed it in the proper place when there was no more use for the music. The other officers did their duty by helping the director on any minor decisions that might have occurred. They continued to carry out those duties throughout the year. Concert Band 19Concert Choir Keeps Up Good The choir officers show their leadership abilities by taking charge of the money raisers and helping out the director by taking care of music and attendance. These officers include: Scott Abbott, swing choir representative: JoAnn Balderson, choir representative; Nancy Hashman, librarian: Kristen Rickman, librarian: Wendy Krause, secretary; Tammie Kistler. secretary; Lavon Krajci. vice president; and Kris Graff, president. Mr. Thomas Lauder, following his resignation, greets Mrs. Marci Giles, a former elementary vocal music instructor, giving her the opportunity to lead the choir just as successfully as he. The three winners of the talent show are Rhonda West, third place: Amanda Heitz, second place; and Chanda Behm. first place. All three are soloists. Sopranos: Lori Bearden. Terri Ottaway. Rhonda Jones. Vesta Curtiss. Rikki Jorgensen, Bonnie Cook. Deanna Buskirk, Maria Vazquez, Gayle Koozer, Betsy Larkowski, Leigh Ann Goode. Kristen Rickman. Rosie Patino. Jeanne Sterner. JoAnn Balderson. Tina Krause. Tammy Schnell. Dee Panwitz. Rhonda West. Amy Green. Jan Jelinek, Deanna Beckhoff. Brenda Hopp. Michelle Black. Nancy Fowler. Lori West. Laura Dye. Not pictured: Wendy Krause. Wendy Walsh. 20 Concert ChoirWork Inspite of Major Change Bases: Ralph Gonzalez, Scott Abbott, Jerry Shannon, Tony Waybright. Jim Graft, Tony Berry, Jett McDonald. Not pictured: Larry Husman. Concert Choir was heard loud and clear this year with their notable performances. Mr. Thomas Lauder started the year off with a talent show, In which he, the choir, and several others worked many long hard hours. Another program that took a lot of preparation and hard work was the Christmas program. This concert not only brought 1982 to a close, but also marked the end of Mr. Lauder’s three and one half years of dedication to the school system. Tenors: Todd Rehder, Kris Margheim, Rod Stark, Tom Knote. Tom Beagle. Tracy Rice, Doug Bearden. Eric Green, Tyler Winkler. Altos: Amanda Heitz, Tina Wodke. Vicki Clark, Brenda Bedient. Carla Hender son, Bethanie Meyer. Melody Pebley. Sarah Sherlock, Linda Pebley, Sue Cole, Juanita Navarro, Kris Graff. Tammie Kistler, Courtney Bixby, Robin Sampson. Retta Jenkins, Julie Hlrter, Candy Dennon, MeShonne Flckel, Candace Gaswick. Polly Abbott, Pam Appleyard. Lori Cox, Pam Dilley. Cyndy Dugger. Nancy Hashman, Kelly Dexter. Not pictured: Lavon Krejci, Sandi Seidler. Mrs. Marci Giles, the new choir director, picked up where Mr. Lauder left off and wasted no time implementing her new ideas. With this major change the choir as a whole didn't have too hard of a time adjusting. They showed their abilities to work hard and sing well and didn’t once hesitate to keep up the preparation for Wayne State. They kept the money raisers going steadily, with first the sale of magazines and shortly after came the sale of raffle tickets for both gas and a gift certificate at Jack and Jill. The biggest and final money raiser was the taco feed held in January. Along with this the choir had to keep up their rehearsals in order to be ready for their spring concert and Chadron competition. The year was full of activities and changes, but the choir handled it well and with a lot of ambition. Concert Choir 21E o o o CL The Choralettes weren't affected much by the changes brought about by the arrival of Mrs. Giles at AHS. The choral group, made up entirely of freshmen girls, undergoes a complete change every year. It is only through special auditioning and careful selection of blends of voices that each year's group is chosen. This same careful selection is what created the unique sound quality which made the group special. Swing Choir started the year with a few new faces and a few new songs. It soon made its mark on the community through the dynamic style that set it apart from ail other choirs. After semester, when Mrs. Marcy Giles took over its direction, the students kept busy learning new music and choreography, and begun to utilize small stepladders in their dance routines. These changes helped to pick up the pace and kept the Swing Choir ‘'Moving Right Along. CO a o o 0 o o o o a) a CO Choralette members are: Susan Stinnette, Marilyn Higgins, Kim Merchant. Jennifer Kraay, Toni Greggs. Judy Lloyd. Tami Ushio, Kandy Bergen, Kelly Kaufman, Julie Grasmick, Wendy Miller, Kelly Penny. Joey Forney, Audrey Gonzalez, and Heather Brost. Audrey Gonzalez and Kelly Kaufman strive to perfect the steps in a dance routine. Members of this year's Swing Choir are: Back Row: Tony Berry, Kris Graff. Eric Green. Tammie Kristler, Wendy Krause. Dion Renteria, Rhonda West. Ron Baft, Front Row: Amanda Heitz. Tony Waybright, Joann Balderson. Lavon Krejci. Ralph Gonzalez. Linda Pebley, Jerry Shannon, and Wendy Walsh. 22 Swing Choir ChoralettesLinda Pebley practices coordinating new chore ography with music with Swing Choir. Ron Batt. Jerry Shannon, and Scott Abbott concentrate on memorizing My Music. Music Parents' officers are: Sandy Moore, treas.; Kathy Graft, pres.; Betty Balderson, v-pres.; and. not pictured, Cheryl Harris, sec. Every year when any of the various music organizations within the system need financial aid, the first place they go for help is the Alliance Music Parents. Over the years, the Music Parents have purchased a piano for the school’s music room, an electric piano, and stereo and recording equipment. They have also provided new uniforms for the band student and helped to finance numerous trips. This year they helped purchase new flags for the flag squad and supervised the choir's gas raffle and taco feed. Each year the Music Parents provide scholarships for summer camps and sponsor the Music Parents' banquet. They also provide the chenille letters and pins awarded to students who accumulated the required number of points. Music Parents’ fund raising activities included concession stands at concerts, collecting concert admissions, and the annual magazine drive, when students sell magazine subscriptions around the community. Many Music Parents act as supervisors on tours and trips. The Music Parents exist primarily to support high school music students and organizations. They promote the best interests and quality of the music programs, and will continue to back music in all their endeavors. Q CO CO CD CO CD CD ■o O D (Q Swing Choir Music Parents 23Art Stimulates Students with a Creative Tammy Lloyd pays close attention to the colorful details of her ceramic pots. Mr. Mannlein shows Bryan Lewallen the proper technique for water coloring during an Art I class. Students show different expressions during art as Don McDonald examines newly-fired pottery for flaws. Jim Harger and Mr. Mannlein iron out problems in the preliminary sketches for the division pages for the 1983 Bulldog, ‘Moving Right Along. 24 ArtRelease. E.T. Moves Into Art Art IV student Senior Blake Mahnke presents: the three stages ot, the Extra-Terrestrial. 1) Putting the finishing touches on E.T.'s tace. 2) Almost done! He's so ugly he's really kind of cute. 3) E.T. helps lift the Bulldogs' spirit during a victorious Homecoming week. SAYS j- Art students displayed their work on the main hall bulletin board during the year. This display changed often, giving the student body a view of the different aspects of art. Art classes offered again were: Art I, an introduction into art history, drawing and some painting and pottery. Sophomores found themselves in Art II, an extension between Art I and Art III. They did more drawing and painting and were introduced to the pottery wheel. Art III students started to use oil paints, did aluminum casting and did more work on the pottery wheel. Art IV was mostly individual projects of fhe students’ choice with a great emphasis in art history. General Art took a little bit of everything and threw it into a year’s course. Students with little artistic background found that this class taught them drawing, weaving, pottery, painting, and other crafts. Overall, art was an enjoyable subject for all fhose involved. Art 25Speech Team Speaks Out The year was a peachy one for speech team. The members started right off preparing for district speech, which was held in Alliance. Each member first had to decide on which event they wanted to participate. After finding adequate material to work with and spending several weeks of practice, the team took further steps to prepare by attending meets and competing with other area schools. The first meet of the year was held in Rushville, and several members came home with medals and ribbons, while the second one held in Morrill was just as successful. After the speech team members had worked with the judges' comments and took time for a little more practice, they were ready for the big day at district. Everyone received either a superior or an excellent rating from the judges and four of the twelve members were able to compete at the state competition in Kearney. Speech team Coach Miss Janet Swarthout puts in several hours ot hard work and is sure to make district an organized success for the year The year came to an end with the team knowing they had done the best they could and immediately began to prepare for next year. Marcy Edminster brings out the humor in her interpretation of humorous prose, Samson and Delilah, as she performs tor an attentive audience and the judge. The speech team, who put many hours into preparing for district, include Angie Moore. Bethanie Meyer. Michelle Forney, Marcy Edminster, Rikke Jorgensen, Linda Fairbanks, Vicki Clark, Miss Swarthout (speech coach), Ron Kollars. Joe Bowen. Diana Purchase. Barry Lamm, and Kay Wildy. Angie Moore puts feeling into her poetry script so the audience can experience the same emo tional impact as the authors felt when they wrote it. 26 Speech TeamAs a member of speech team, Michelle Forney works to perfect her script in the Original Public Address category hoping to get a high rating from the judges. As Barry Lamm presents his story “The Jokester' in serious prose, he not only entertains the audience, but he teaches the practical jokers a lesson. Four members from the team triumphantly receive the honor to attend state: Barry Lamm, serious prose: Angie Moore, poetry and duet acting; Bethanie Meyer, duet acting: and Marcy Edminster. humorous prose. Speech Team 27AHS Band, Choir End 1982 The 1982-1983 All State Choir are, front row: Amanda Heitz, Lavon Krejci, Joann Balderson. Kris Margheim. and Dee Buskirk. Back row: Chanda Behm, Kris Graff. Tammie Klstler, Tracy Rice and Stephanie Green. Angie Moore and Rob Moyle are selected for All-State Band in 1982-1983. The 1983-1986 majorette is Susan Turgeon. 28 Fin© Arts Awards83 Year on a Good Note 1982-1983 High Plains Honor Band is, front row: Kerri Thompson, Joann Balderson, and Angie Moore. Back row: Kris Graff. Kay Wildy, Chris Rose, Rob Moyle, and Jeanne Sterner. This year's co-captain and captain are Katie Chouanard and Linda Fairbanks. Joann Balderson is awarded the National Merit Choral Award. The John Phillip Sousa Award goes to Kerri Thompson. Kris Graff is the recipient of the outstanding music award. X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X This year's Outstanding Art Awards are presented to: Jim Harger Blake Mahnke Rod Vaughn Jackie Chouanard Angela Moore Tim Schnell Tina Wodke Jolene Brenner Susan Edgerton Lesli Hume Vicki Jedlicka Paul Manuel Mike Moscrip Richard Vaughn Mike Carr Gina Garret Deena Contonis Missy Mashburn Tammy Lloyd Rachel Schmer Kelley Yost X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X Fine Arts Awards 29Activities Staid and boring: if asked to describe activities at AHS, that's how many people would respond. Yet, if they had stopped to take a closer look, most would have realized that no matter how stagnant an organization appeared to be, it was constantly changing. Members join and either quit or more importantly, try to change that group for the better. These are the 30 Activities DivisionActivities Division 31DEC A Has Two Finalists at State DECA —What is it? What does it stand for? How do you become involved in it? DECA stands for Distributive Education Clubs of America. To become involved, a member must be a junior or a senior in high school, and be taking a marketing class. The club's primary purpose is to give its members higher leadership skills and give a better understanding of the business world. DECA is under the supervision of Mrs. Pat Jones. During the year, the club attended various conventions. In November, the officers went to Omaha for a central region conference, where fourteen states participated. In March, Cheri Appleyard, Sherrie Wolvington, Janelle Daugherty, Boyd Lulow, Sandy Hamilton and Wanda Reynolds attended the Nebraska state convention. At state, they competed in career and business areas. Also in the month of March, the club sponsored a marketing career day for the sophomores at Alliance High School. This get-together gave the students an idea about DECA and proved to be a great learning experience. Because of this organization, many students have found part time and summer jobs which is what DECA is all about. Dana Toedtli activates students' interests by talking about past DECA exper iences and her work experiences as a beautician in Alliance. The officers leading the group through the year are: Treasurer Tina Hain. President Cheri Appleyard. Secretary Janelle Daughtery. Historian Teresa Weidmann, Vice President Sherrie Wolvington, Recorder Wanda Reynolds, and Junior Vice President Sandy Hamit ton. 32 DECAFBLA Makes “Cents” for Business Despite most organizations being dull and boring, FBLA was one club that was active. Besides doing the usual club meetings and such, FBLA did numerous extra activities. In October the homecoming festivities were under the direction of the club. President Michelle Forney was mistress of ceremonies during the coronation. Right before Christmas, 21 members with the help of their sponsor, Mrs. Donita Potter, sold candy-grams. Students sent messages to friends, accompanied by a candy cane. The money earned was used to cover club expenses. During January and February, FBLA club members sold ads for the ASCS book. The money was used to send girls to state convention. Those attending were: Jackie Chouanard, Katie Chouanard, Maria Davis, Dee Dee Deines, Michelle Forney, Leigh Ann Goode, Colette Jones, Sarah Lewis, Cindi Marchant, Marla Musfelt, Rondo Ross, and Jeanne Sterner. At state convention the girls competed in various business areas for awards based upon test scores taken there. FBLA enjoyed a successful year and bettered themselves for the business world. Members play a vital role during group (unctions. Without them, FBLA or any other club wouldn't exist. FBLA is: back row—Katie Chouanard. Colette Jones, Marla Musfelt, Cindi Marchant, Leigh Ann Goode. Elissa Marshall and Lori West. Middle row — Sarah Lewis, Dee Dee Deines. Tammy Schnell, Ronda Ross, and Michelle Forney. Front row—Maria Davis. Jody Jaggers. Eden Edwards and Jeanne Sterner. Not pictured: Terri Ottaway, Jackie Chouanard, Gayle Koozer, Linda Pebley and Shawn Smith. Throughout the 1982-1983 school year, the FBLA officers keep club activities running smoothly. Staying busy, they assist the sponsors in successfully running business meetings. Planning activities takes up much of the officers' time. Those in charge are: back row, Sponsor Donita Potter, Reporter Maria Davis, Vice President Eden Edwards, President Michelle Forney and Sponsor Mrs. Cynthia Schwartz. Front row: Treasurer Colette Jones, Historian Sarah Lewis, Parlimentarian Jeanne Sterner and Secretary Jackie Chouanard. These people are the reason FBLA is having such a productive year. FBLA 33 Quiet on the set is what the Thespian Troupe 3146. show here. They include: Angie Moore, Bethanie Meyer. Joann Balderson, Mary Doherty, Kris Margheim, Jennifer Wasserberger, Don McDonald, Tony Waybright, Barry Lamm, Robin Sampson, and Mel Warden. Thespians Have a Growing Year The 1982-1983 year for Thespians was a year for building and growing , stated Sponsor Miss Swarthout. It started out with the annual fall initiation. The three new accepted members included Mel Warden, Barry Lamm, and Don McDonald. These three got right into the swing of things along with other Thespians. The troupe attended the state Thespian convention in Grand Island. The convention proved to be successful and provided them with many helpful hints. These hints were most helpful for the Thespians, during the Thespian play, “Meet Me In St. Louis. However they needed more than hints to put the play on, for money was needed. In order to do this, the active group got busy and built their funds through sock-hops, working the concession stand, and selling hearts for Valentine’s Day. The Valentine's money raiser not only provided the Thespian Troupe with a profit, but also provided the school with entertainment by the members of the group, who dressed up like Cupid and delivered the hearts themselves. For a change of pace, Troupe 3146 took a spring trip to Denver. There they were entertained and gained valuable experiences by seeing a live production. For the last activity, there was a spring initiation which brought in new members to help the Thespian group grow for next year. The Thespian officers for 1982-1983 are: Kris Margheim. president: Angie Moore, secretary-treasurer; and Tony Waybright, vice president. Don McDonald and Robin Sampson spice up the dance after a home basketball game. Vice President Tony Waybright shows his leadership abilities by telling the new initiates ot the history ot the Thespian Society. 34 ThespiansAlways making himself available to help his students is important to Sponsor Larry Mannlein, while pursuing his own artistic achievements must come in his spare time. Courtney Bixby, vice president, and Eden Edwards, president, are the two that must always maintain order in the artistic group. Art Club: Artists of the Future The Art Club had little time for relaxation from the beginning of the year to the end. They started out by screening several different T-shirts, with the main one being the club's own rowdy” T-shirt. They also did this for several other school organizations. The Art Club was always there to help others out. They not only screened T-shirts for the plays, but made the posters to help publicize it. They were also ready and willing to help out the annual staff by designing the division pages and the cover for the 1983 yearbook, Moving Right Along”. To take a break from their busy schedules, the group packed up and left for Denver. There they visited some private galleries. A couple of the places were the Denver Art Museum and the Colorado Institute of Art. The over night trip was very educational and inspiring the club members. Their last event of the year was the spring fine arts festival. Here much of their hard work was displayed, leaving each member with a feeling of accomplishment due to the knowledge and experiences they had acquired. The Art Club takes a few minutes otf from their work. Members are: Rod Vaughn, Sarah Lewis, Courtney Bixby, Brian Bahnke. Eden Edwards. Tim Kramer, Randy Coleman. Chris Panwitz. Blake Mahnke. Steve Stackenwalt, Mary Doherty, and Jim Harger. Blake Mahnke puts the finishing touch to his work of art as Mary Doherty and Steve Stackenwalt add encouragement. Art Club 35Interests Range Inside, Outside Home AFS, the American Field Service, was on the verge of folding but received many new members this past year. Among some of their activities were the bake sale and Halloween insurance that helped Angie Moore fly to Finland for an exchange trip. Also, sock-hops and the selling of donuts and hot chocolate made the year a little smoother, financially. Rikki Jorgensen, the exchange student from Denmark, helped to inspire many new ideas as well as learning some from this country to take home to her friends and family. Todd Rehder, Rachel Schmer, Jody Sampson, Jeanna Shaw, Katie Chouanard. DeeDee Pohlman, Chris Clark, Joe Bowen, Lisa Wegenast, Lisa Davis, Rikki Jorgensen, Sponsor Jim Kuehn. Chrissy Reilly, Jackie Chouanard. Chris Rose. The year was productive for FHA. Organizational meetings were held on first and third Tuesdays to keep things rolling. The potluck dinner at the beginning started things off, with the white elephant sale following and the biggest turkey contest being the highlight of November. Along with other vocational groups, FHA sponsored a sweetheart dance in February for Valentine's Day. Also, FHA traveled to the annual state convention which was held in Lincoln. Chris Rose, president, listens as Mr. Kuehn points out ideas tor AFS. Celena Bolinger sews one of her clothing projects tor FHA. Rikki Jorgensen and Angie Moore trade ideas about being an exchange student. Penny Houser. Jeanna Shaw, Deanna Beckoff, Dawn Dunbar, Gina Zeigler, Sponsor Miss Ardinger, Sarah Sherlock, Celena Bolinger. Joyce Doyle, Tammy Fenicle make up the FHA membership. 36 AFS FHAYNA Initiates Existance With Activities Young Native Americans was organized last fall in Alliance High and by semester time, had nearly twenty members with Miss Alice Greve acting as sponsor for the group. The purpose of the organization was to involve the Native American students in school activities and to encourage them to continue their education after finishing high school. Some of the activities they participated in included: bake sales in December, January, and February; raffles; and pizza parties. The money earned financed a trip to Rapid City in the spring, where the students visited the Indian Cultural Center, Sioux Pottery Factory, and Halley Park Museum. Ricky Dubray, Miss Greve, and Eleanor Cook discuss some Georgia Hernandez and Dawn Hernandez focus their atten- ideas for future money-making projects for YNA. tion on the speaker at a regular YNA meeting. Elaine Cook. Charlene Soden, Ethyl PoorBear, Blaine Dawn, Bonnie Cook. Maria Sutton. Dawn Hernandez, Pam Dilley, Ricky Dubray, Georgia Hernandez, Carol Renteria, Eleanor Cook, Laura Littlehoop, Leann Grabbing Bear. YNA 37FFA was productive this past year. Starting things off was the slave auction which made $441.50 for fellow member Mark Sheets, to help medical expenses from his surgery, along with boosting their treasury. The national convention was held in November in Kansas. Five delegates from Alliance participated. Livestock judging also went well. At Flyannis, Jo McFall was high individual in the Junior Division while Jamie Harris and Joni Taylor were members of the second place team. The Senior Division winners were Shawn Lore and Teri Walker. District judging proved successful with Wendy Krause, Lisa Pierce, and Chris Taylor qualifying for state. Alliance Chapter hosted the district Vo-Ag contest with fourteen schools participating. The welding team, consisting of Bob Bush and Bill Wills, qualified for state competition. Two girls also applied for state farmer from the chapter. Lavon Krejci received the award in April. Other projects initiated by the FFA were the safety campaign for the area, Foods for America with Elementary, and the Alumni Chapter. The whole year proved to be beneficial for others as well as the Alliance Chapter. Sponsor Dove Johnson goes over some material with President Lavon Krejci before a meeting. FFA Is on the Go Members are: Dwayne Rose, Bill Wills, Kelly Chaulk. Brian Smith, Lisa Pierce. Brad Underwood, Kim Kepler. LeAnn Littlejohn, Chris Taylor, Lavon Krejci, Roger Bedient, Sandi Mann, Matt Bauer, Mark Wolvlngton, and Bruce Nepper. Officers are: LeAnn Littlejohn, secretary: Bill Wills, sentinel: Lavon Krejci, president: Shawn Lore, vice president; and Sandi Mann, parliamentar ian. People attending state convention are: Neil Schmidt, Wendy Krause, Sandi Mann. LeAnn Littlejohn, and Brian Saltzman. 38 FFASTUCO Initiates Involvement for Students Dawn Snyder dresses up for “Indian dress-up day” to help in the school's birthday celebration. The Student Council was kept on the go throughout the 1982-83 school year. In October, thirteen members attended the Nebraska High School Student Council Convention in Columbus, Nebraska. The members attended seminars and workshops on various subjects. They then participated in either an all-night dance or watched movies in the school's theater. STUCO raised money through sock-hops and sold computer dating readouts and I Love the Bulldogs pin. They sponsored a Jesters of the Court dance, naming the two funniest people in each class as the jester. Coinciding with the dance with the school’s celebration of their 93rd birthday. To uphold the tradition that the Alliance STUCO set up, they again continued to work on the Clean Community project, which has been adopted by schools all over the state of Nebraska. The Student Council had a very productive year, keeping the whole school involved in a variety of activities. Student Council members: Joey Forney, Kelley Yost. Susan Stinnette, Adrian Gonzales, Carla Henderson, Joe Bowen, Amy Stephens, Candace Gaswick. Marcy Edminster. Dawn Snyder, Polly Abbott, Mary Doherty. Laurie Hatzenbuhler. Tony Waybright, Randy Stephens, and Mr. Bill Reno. Student Council otticers are: Sec-Treas. Laurie Hatzenbuhler, V-Pres. Tony Waybright, Pres. Mary Doherty, and Sponsor Mr. Bill Reno. Student Council 39Annual, Spud Capture the High Kris Margheim. Mike Wheeler. Brenda Gonzalez. Carla Henderson. Beth Meyer, Miss Way, Vicki Clark. Linda Fairbanks. Tammy Schnell, Kevin Piihl, Rhonda West, Tammie Kistler, Vesta Jo Curtiss. Katie Chouanard, Kathy Bainter. Caml Billick, and Terri Ottaway make up the 1983 Annual Staff. “The deadline is when?!” That was a familiar saying heard in Ms. Way's room. Besides hurrying to make layouts and writing copy, the staff was busy selling ads to local merchants and Ghost-O-Grams at school to raise money for the annual. This year, four of the Annual Staff attended the Nebraska High School Press Association Convention held in Lincoln, NE. While there, they attended workshops on layout designs, writing copy, and coverage of school events in yearbooks. At this time, the 1982 Bulldog received a first class rating. Those participating were Tammy Schnell, Brenda Gonzalez, Kris Margheim, Katie Chouanard, and Sponsor for the trip, Ms. Pat Way. 40 Annual Rhonda West tediously crops a picture, as she prepares for an upcoming deadline. Mike Wheeler, who is the head photographer, works continuously by taking pic- Miss Way. annual sponsor, catches up on news from the Spud, while Mr.lights of the ’82-’83 School Year Trenkle, Spud sponsor, looks over the yearbook. tures and developing negatives. Cheri Appleyard. Rikki Jorgensen, Leigh Ann Goode, Cindi Marchant. Dee Dee Deines. Leann Littlejohn, Hope Monroe are responsible for The Spud. Counting Spud issues before delivery to various rooms is Junior Nita Navarro. The Spud, which is AHS's school newspaper, strives to inform and keep students up to date on school events. This past year the staff approached Principal Dick Stephens to consider sending The Spud out as a newsletter to parents. The newsletter idea went over well and parents began receiving them. The front pages always covered the activities and functions of the school, while the back page kept everyone informed with the latest sports action. Changes were always being made in an attempt to upgrade the newspaper. The second and third pages had an addition of newsletter information to the editorial spot. The Middle School also included a page prepared by the eighth grade students. “This year has been an interesting and rewarding experience. I hope that the Spud Staff was able to present the readers with stories they wanted to see,” said Editor Marcy Edminster.Cheerleaders Rally to the Bulldog Beat Above, the Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Freshman cheerleaders proudly display the school mascot, the bulldog. Not pictured are Lezlie Adams, Mary Doherty, Nancy Hashman, Jill Moravek, and Lisa Pierce. B-U-L-L-D-O-G-S, Bulldogs, Bulldogs are the best! was a chant that could be heard by the cheerleading squads during the many different sports events. This year a freshmen squad of cheerleaders was added to the Varsity and Junior Varsity groups. The Varsity cheerleaders were Eden Edwards, Janet Engel, Michelle Erickson, Laurie Hatzenbuhler, Kris Margheim, Brenda Hopp, Mary Doherty, Dawn Snyder, Lisa Pierce, Rhonda Johnson, and Nancy Hashman, mascot. The Junior Varsity squad was made up of Lezlie Adams, Lori Bearden, Pam Caventer, Jill Moravek, Gay Pederson, and Julie Hirter. The Freshmen squad was made up of Audrey Gonzalez, Jerri Ison, Tammy Lloyd, Nancy Schnell, Robin Tucker, Susan Turgeon, and Christie Bright, mascot. The cheerleaders had three main money-raising projects. Over the summer they held a car wash and when school resumed they sold candy and raffled off a case of pop. The cheerleaders were sponsored by Ms. Noel Ewing, the middle school art teacher. Mary Doherty and Eden Edwards paint paw prints to keep the school spirit alive during Homecoming Week. 42 CheerleadersA-Club Pep Club Contribute to Success The Dog Pack is: Tracy Rice, Troy Roten, Rich Strang, and Steve Stackenwalt. A-Club officers tor the '82-'83 school year are: Randy St phens, Chad Schlichtemeier, and Maria Davis. A-Club is a group of sports letterwinners, both girls and boys, that work towards the betterment of sports activities. Initiation Into this club involved a switch day, blue and white day, dress-up day, inside-out day, and A-Club T-shirt day. The final step in initiations was to be spanked with a paddle by a veteran member that was made by the initiate. To raise money this year the club held a car wash and kept up the tradition of running the concession stand at home games. A-Club donated money for the purchasing of weights and bought the Western Conference T-shirts for the wrestlers. Cheering along with the cheerleaders at home and away games, one could find members of a new organization, Pep Club. Although off to a slow start, the Pep Club sold “AHS Rowdies T-shirts to be worn while cheering at these games. The officers for the 82-83 year were: Colette Jones, president; Maria Davis, vice-president: Nolene Roten, secretary-treasurer; and Sponsor Ms. Ardinger. Working towards helping the AHS athletes was a goal for which both A-Club and Pep Club members were able to strive. Colette Jones. Kristi Ridenour, and Jody Joggers wait on customers at the concession stand. A-Club Pep Club 43Sports With his feet pounding out a desperate beat, the runner pushes himself to his limit, as he strives to reach the beckoning tape. The scene could have been twenty years ago or yesterday, on the track or In the gym; it wouldn’t really matter because the goal is always the same. The search for excellence and the struggle for victory are what kept the athletes going during all the long, hard practices. A touch of individuality does remain. It shows in the amount of work each team member does and how each responds to victory and defeat. The sports themselves rarely change, but the teams and individuals who compose them are constantly evolving. 44 Sports DivisionSports Division 45Bulldogs Bring Home First Team members are: Assistant Coach Steve Nelson, Head Coach Skip Olds. Assistant Coach Val Jansante, Tom Countryman, Bret Adams, Jett Harris. Doug Wilkinson. Paul Manuel, Denis Dunbar, Jim Holderman, Todd Sampson, Scott Hiatt, Kevin Hoppens. Felipe Sanchez. Tyler Winkler, Willie Krantz, Paul Lauder. Kurt Lambert, Kirt Piihl, Kenny Erickson, Angelo Casados, Jett Tomlin, Russell Muller. Tim Schnell, Mike Cover. Rod Vaughn, Tracy Rice, Rich Strang, Troy Roten, Randy Stephens, Jerry Swanson, Tracy Grasmick, Dave Lawrence, Mark Waddell, Mike Erickson, Chris Panwitz, Blake Mahnke, John Murphy. Doug Bearden, Matt Christensen, Kevin Piihl, Chad Schlichtemeier, Brad Beiber. Brian Mahnke, Greg Carter, Kent Piihl. Chris Hull, Mike Ellis, Steve Stackenwalt. The AHS Bulldogs had a very impressive season, ending with a 6-2 mark and a first ever Western Conference Championship, breaking almost two decades of losing or tying seasons, with a final state rating of ninth among class B schools. This all could be attributed to second year Coach Skip Olds and the dedication from the team members. The team members prepared for the '82 season by spending most of their summer in the Bulldog's conditioning program. Olds spoke about the program, We have to work out all summer long just to stay even with the area teams we compete against. It’s not an advantage if we lift weights; its a disadvantage if we don't.” Alliance also had individual awards as five members made Western Conference and three made Honorable Mention First Team: Chad Schlichtemeier, Jeff Tomlin, Randy Stephens, Rich Strang and Chris Panwitz, who also made all-state. The Honorable Mentions were Brad Beiber, Tracy Rice and Jerry Swanson. Head Coach Skip Olds goes over the daily routine during the summer conditioning program. 46 Varsity FootballEVER Conference Championship Senior Steve Stackenwalt shows his appreciation by kissing his mother Penny, on parent's night. Split End Blake Mahnke bobbles a pass from brother Brian against the Gordon Broncs. Opponent Score Scottsbluft 0-13 Mitchell 10-2 Kimball 21-14 Sidney 7-6 Gordon 25-0 Gering 21-0 McCook 14-16 Chadron 12-6 Head Coach: Skip Olds Record: 6-2 Western Conference: 6-0 Haltback Chris Panwitz goes around the end tor the final Senior tailback Chad Schlichtemeier runs for plus yards. He touchdown against the homecoming opponent Gordon. was the leading rusher for the Bulldogs. Varsity Football 47Junior Varsity Ends Season With 6-1 Mark Despite early injuries, the junior varsity squad made quite an impressive mark with a season best of 6-1, only losing to Kimball. They were under the direction of Head Coach Steve Nelson. The team was very young, consisting predominately of sophomores that should show a lot of promise in their varsity years to come. The Freshmen football team had a very progressive season, ending with a season mark of 2-4. The team was plagued by many setbacks, as they were forced to change the line-up throughout the season. However, they still managed to improve their skills and basic ball handling techniques as the season wore on. The freshmen squad, under the direction of Jim Hawk and Larry Votrosky, should provide depth for next year’s varsity team. Pictured are: Bill Hamilton, Brian Behm, Dan Hemple, Jason Schlichtemeier, Jett Mills, Ron Bush, Mike McCracken, Pat York, Jim Krueger, Rod Stark. Mike Carr, Greg Colwell, Jett Langston, Kerry Harms, Paul Warden, Lee Overstreet, Jett Bruntz, Scott Rand, Curt Hain, Eric Green, Scott McGuire, Jamie Harris, Miguel Rivera, Doug Edwards. Rich Giest, Todd Hanzes, Bret Cottrell, Randy Hansen, Doug Hart, Bret Lessert, Gene Rosane, Bobby Sanchez. Jett Kammerer, Troy Strang. John Phillips, Doug Kozal, Jeff Gasseling, Carlin Engert, Dave Heckman, Tim Hedrick and Shawn Miller. Returning the opening kickoff for a positive gain is Freshman Rod Stark. The Freshmen defense anxiously awaits the next offensive play from scrimmage. Assistant Coach Larry Votrosky and Head Freshmen Coach Jim Hawk Junior Bryan Morgan assists in tackling the Scottsbluff quarterback. Head Coach Steve Nelson shows a blocking technique to Tom Contryman. 48 Junior Varsity, Freshman FootballValuable Experience Gained In 82’ Season Janine Ballentine has a nice save. Kelly Kosmicki gets a good position while passing a well hit spike. Freshmen and Junior Varsity volleyball programs are essential to A.H.S., due to the fact that valuable experience is gained by playing In these programs. The Junior Varsity Spikers finished a successful season with a 10-1 record, their only loss to Sidney in regular season play. Juniors Liz Jones, Shawn Smith, and Vicki Mandelberg provided strong leadership for the JV Spikers, while Amy Green and Elissa Marshall also saw valuable playing time. Many sophomores gained experience throughout the year and are expected to provide leadership to the team next year as Juniors. The freshmen finished the 82' season well with a 6-2 record. Many of the freshmen Spikers could be possible Junior Varsity starters in the 1983 season. Diane Walker. Kim Dobson. Tammy Lloyd, Kelley Yost. Michelle Dobson. Audrey Gonzalez, Sue Franklin, Tami Ushio, Janine Ballentine, Kim Tritle, Susan Turgeon, Julie Grasmick, Terri Beck, Deena Contonis, Nancy Schnell, Lisa Gerking, Susan Stinnette, Kim Merchant, and Coach Schlenker. Kama Brammer pounds a spike to a McCook player, as Nolene Roten covers. The Junior Varsity Spikers take a well deserved break between games. Junior Varsity, Freshman Volleyball 49Senior setters Jody Joggers, number eight, and Eden Edwards, number four, get excellent coverage as Mary Haider spikes to a Sidney opponent. OPPONENT VAR. JV OPPONENT VAR JV Scottsbluff Won Won JV TOURN. — 1st Mitchell Won Won Chadron — Won Chadron Lost — Sidney — Won Kimball Won Won Gering — Won Sidney Lost Lost WESTERN CONF. Gordon Won Won Kimball Won — Gering Lost Won Sidney Lost — St. Agnes Lost — Chadron Won — McCook Lost Won DISTRICTS Chadron Lost Won Kimball Won — Sidney Lost — Coach: Sandra Pilfold A.H.S. Senior Kristi Ridenour shows determination while passing a well hit ball during Western Conference play. Due to her defensive play, she receives All-Conference honors. Members of the 1982 A.H.S. Spikers are: Amy Stephens. Carrie Marx. Angie Kochiras. Nolene Roten. Brigit Boness. Jami McFall. Kama Bremmer, Mary Nolan. Lori Bearden. Kelly Kosmicki, Jeanne Sterner, mgr.. Vicki Mandelberg, Shawn Smith. Liz Jones. Elissa Marshall. Amy Green. Coach Sandra Pilfold. Jody Jaggers. Colette Jones. Eden Edwards. Sarah Lewis. Kristi Ridenour. Mary Haider. Candace Gaswick. Janet Engel, and Ass t. Coach Gretchen Rischling. Sophomore Lori Bearden sets the ball as Kristi Ridenour looks for an ace spike. Sarah Lewis watches the action. 50 Varsity VolleyballAlliance High Spiker, number 13. Candace Gaswick, shows excellent form as she skies in an attempt to block a Gering spike Gaswick. a junior standout for the Spikers, is recognized for her offensive power hits and her defensive coverage with an All-Conterence honor. Also named to the team is Sarah Lewis. Varsity Spikers Falter After Fast Start; Three Spikers Named to All-Conference Team The A.H.S. Spikers opened the season with a positive, enthusiastic attitude. All the girls had one goal in mind. . .STATE! After many hard weeks of practice and games, the Spikers ended their season with a 7-8 record. The Spikers started their way towards their goal with two straight wins (beating Scottsbluff and Mitchell). Not far down the road the Spikers fell into a rut. Heart-breaking losses and friction among teammates hurt the team. To add to their problems, Senior Sarah Lewis injured an ankle in practice and was out for a great part of the season. Lack of strong leadership hurt the '82 Spikers. While Coach Pilfold did an excellent job of coaching the girls, they needed a strong teammate to take control on the court. Returning varsity starter Candace Gaswick should supply this type of strong leadership in the '83-'84 sea son. Varsity Volleyball 51Good District Placing Junior Brian Grier gives his all to place well in another competitive race. Brian, the top boys runner tor 1982. is a consistant, high placer for Coach Kuehn. Brian should lead the team again in 1983. Varsity Harriers Teena West and Lezlie Adams fight the bitter cold winds during an important race. Members of the 1982 Harrier team. Brian Grier. Juli McFall. Teena West and Lezlie Adams, prepare themselves for an upcoming meet. Here, the runners listen as they receive final instructions. 52 Cross CountrySends Three To State MEET BOYS GIRLS Gering NP 4th Morrill 5th 5th Alliance 4th 5th Rapid City 8th 9th MEET BOYS GIRLS Western Conf. 2nd 4th Kimball NP 2nd District NP 4th State NP NP The 1982 Harriers made a fine showing at the district meet, giving three ot its members a chance to compete at the state level. The three members who made the trip to Kearney are Teena West, Robb Finegan, and Brian Grier. After several weeks of long, grueling practices, tough, competitive meets, and all the sore muscles, running brought on, the 1982 Harrier teams finished the season well, sending three team members to state. Those competing on the state level were: Junior Brian Grier, Freshman Robb Finegan, and Senior Teena West. Brian was top boys' placer for Alliance, finishing 14th out of 97 runners: Robb finished 35th in the same race. Senior Teena West finished her high school X-Country career with a 27th place finish in the girls' division. Members of the 1982 Soy's Cross Country Team are: Sheldon Huggier. Robb Finegan, Scotte Hudson. Joe Bowen, Brian Grier, and Brian Hinton. (Not pictured: Dion Renteria.) Head Coach is Jim Kuehn. Members of the girls 1982 harrier team are: Juli McFall, Jeanna Shaw, Susan Edgerton, Teena West. Kelly Dexter, and Lezlie Adams. Cross Country 53Girls Tee Off To A Good Year Despite the loss of seven seniors from the Girls' Golf Team, they did very well. They either tied the places from last year or in some instances, did better. With Alliance’s score of 238, they finished third, out-doing last year's finish of fourth place. Coach Brown quoted, They had a good season with most of the team and individual goals being met. We are all looking forward to next year with all of this year’s team returning. With the experience of the year carrying over, Girls' Golf should do well. Junior Kay Wildy concentrates on the golf ball as she lines up the shot with her keen eye during a practice tor an upcoming meet. Girls' Golt members include: Golf aide Joan Schnell, Kim Kepler, Chrissy Reilly. Traci Liberg. Sarah Sherlock, Kay Wildy, Chris Rose, Lisa Wegenast, Amanda Heitz, Coach Wayne Brown. Chris Clark, Vesta Jo Curtiss, Angie Kerns. Katie Chouanard, Rachel Schmer, Kelly Kaufman, and Missy Skeen. Meet Place Gordon 3 Chadron 4 Gering 3 Alliance 3 West. Conference 3 Scottsbluff 4 District Coach: Wayne Brown 4 Chrissy Reilly shows that a good form helped her place 25th at the State meet. 54 Girls Golf£ r Senior Brian Mahnke shows that excellent form is needed for a successful drive. Golf Team Overcomes Frustrating Obstacles Throughout a season of wet and dry weather, with many meets being postponed or cancelled, the boys' golf team still worked together. With the determination of the team, a final score of 364 was turned in at Western Conference and fourth place was awarded. A score of 373 was shot at Districts and eighth place was taken by the team. With many outstanding younger members, a very promising golf team should be expected for next year. Boys' Golf members include: Coy Hoover. Tony Fritzler, Tyler Winkler. Todd Rehder, Cooch Wayne Brown. Brian Mahnke. Blake Mahnke. Greg Carter. Jim Hertog. Mike Ellis. Mike Cover. Greg Colwell. Ron Bush, Mike McCracken. Jim Lambert. Dan Hemple, Tom Beagle. Kirt Kerr. Dan Nelson. Steve Forney, Tim Hansen. Troy Strang, John Christensen, John Balderson, Brent Simpson, Pat Kuehn. Mark Hammond, and Scott Hoover. Sophomore Tyler Winkler spots his ball to avoid penalty strokes. MEET PLACE Sidney (varsity) 3 (reserves) 7 District 8 Western Conference 4 Kimball 8 Gering 7 Alliance 5 Scottsbluff 7 Bridgeport (reserves) 5 St. Agnes (reserves) 6 Chadron (varsity) 4 (reserves) Alliance (reserves only) 2 A team 3 B team Coach: Wayne Brown Manager: Lisa Davis 5 Boys' Golf 55Jerrod Lawrence, a junior at AHS. towers over an opponent while shooting for two. There was only one word that described the 1982-1983 Alliance High Bulldogs. That word was......AWESOME!!! Coming off a tough year last year, the Bulldogs fought with determination to once again be a respectable team, and they were! The Bulldogs ended a well-played season at the hands of state-ranked Sidney, during district semi-final play. New Head Coach Steve Schwartz kept the Bulldogs going from start to finish in every game played. They kept their fans thrilled with all the exciting plays they used to out-maneuver their opponents. The boy’s ended their season with a 10-10 record, a great improvement over last year's losing record. Seniors Chad Schlichtemeier and Dave Lawrence, and Junior Jerrod Lawrence were all recognized with All-Conference honors. Although the Bulldogs will lose many valuable seniors off the starting line up, they will look forward to welcoming back junior starters Jerrod Lawrence and Jeff Tomlin, plus many other well-coached underclassmen. OPPONENT WE THEY Gordon 45 36 Gering 38 63 Torrington 56 48 Ogallala 61 58 Bayard 60 47 Gordon 53 52 Mitchell 45 54 Chadron 58 63 Sidney 33 49 Scottsbluff 48 64 Kimball 35 47 Bridgeport 71 63 Gering 47 70 Scottsbluff 51 56 Chadron 58 55 McCook 55 46 Sidney 48 61 Mitchell 39 65 DISTRICT Kimball 55 53 Sidney 49 70 Coaches: Steve Schwartz, Al Lawrence Chad Schlichtemeier. an AHS senior, gains control ot the ball and prepares to outmaneuver his opponent down the door. 56 Varsity Boys’ Basketball Team members are: Coy Hoover. Dan Nelson, Blake Mahnke, Rusty Heckman. Brian Mahnke. Bryan Morgan, Kenny Erickson, Tyler Winkler. Paul Lauder, Denis Dunbar, Scott Hiatt. Coach Al Lawrence. Chris Panwitz, Randy Stephens. Chad Schlichtemeier, Mike Ellis. Mike Erickson. Dave Lawrence, Jerrod Lawrence. RodGeist, Russ Muller. Brad Beiber. Jeff Tomlin. Doug Wilkinson. Todd Sampson, and Coach Sfeve Schwarfz. Alliance Senior Brian Mahnke shoots a ••power lay-up against a tough Gering opponent. Although he isn’t a regular starter. Brian contributes greatly to many tight games. Varsity Boys’ Basketball 57JV Frosh Strive to Gain Confidence The Alliance junior varsity and freshmen basketball programs are set up to help underclassmen get valuable experience by receiving more playing time. Sophomores such as Todd Sampson, Rusty Heckman, Denis Dunbar, Scott Hiatt, Doug Wilkinson, Coy Hoover, and Dan Nelson gained much experience through JV playing and each could be string contenders for one of the five varsity starting positions next year. Juniors Russ Muller, Kenny Erickson, and Paul Lauder also gained much experience, and they too will be possible varsity stars next year. Alliance Sophomore Rusty Heckman drives hard in order to beat a Mitchell opponent down the foor during fourth quarter play. The Alliance High Freshmen also had a very successful 1982-1983 basketball season. With members such as Doug Hart, David Heckman, and many other excellent freshmen players, it was no wonder they did so well. Each freshman adjusted to the more aggressive play that starts in high school. To say the least, these players, both Junior Varsity and Freshmen, will have a definite part in the Bulldog teams in the years to come. Team members are: John Phillips, Brad Johnston, Jett Mills, Coach Rodger Shellabarger, David Heckman. Jett Underwood. Ron Bush. Tim Hedrick. Jeff Gasseling, Shawn Muller, Eric Green, and Doug Hart. Freshman Jeff Mills uses good form while shooting o lay-up in a tight game 58 JV Freshmen Boys' BasketballFrosh Improve Techniques; J.V.’s Gain Experience Although the freshmen girls’ basketball team posted a 4-8 record, their techniques in ball handling and defense were greatly improved. However their inability to make baskets proved to be their downfall. As Coach Larry Yost said, “When you shoot 61 times and only make two baskets, you don’t win many ball games.” This year's junior varsity team posted a disappointing 3-9 record; however, most of the team was composed of sophomores, so they gained valuable playing experience for next year. The team was coached by Assistant Coach Terri Shoop and Coach Tim Page. Freshmen team members include Nancy Schnell. Susan Stinnette. Kelly Kaufman. Missy Skeen. Lisa Gerking. Tomi Ushio. Kim Trifle. Deena Contonis. Susan Turgeon. Julie Grasmick. Managers Jackie Langford and Kathy Jones. Christie Bright. Diane Walker. Kelley Yost. Tammy Lloyd. Audrey Gonzalez. Janine Ballentine. Manager Joey Forney, and Coach Yost. JV player Kelly Kosmicki does a lay-up to score against Gering’s junior varsity. Freshman Susan Stinnette fakes out the defense to get a chance at a totally unblocked shot. Junior Varstiy team members include Coach Page. Manager Dee Dee Deines. Kama Brammer. Jenny Schnell. Cami Billick. Kelly Kosmicki. Assistant Coach Shoop. Manager Sarah Sherlock. Lori Bearden. Pam Caventer. Amy Green. Retta Jenkins. Stats Keeper Vesta Jo Curtiss. Nolene Roten. Angie Kochiras. Carrie Marx, and Manager Jeri Bacon. J.V. Frosh Girls’ Basketball 59Varsity Girls End Their 8-11 Brigit Boness fights to gain control of the ball during a jump ball with Gering. while teammate Amy Stephens looks on. Mary Nolan attempts to out-maneuver her Gering opponent. Sophomore Amy Stephens drives into the lane for a quick basket. Senior Teena West strives for heighth and form while shooting for a fourth quarter basket. 60 Varsity Girls’ BasketballSeason on a Successful Note Team members are: Teena West. Mary Nolan. Jenny Schnell. Laurie Hatzenbuhler, Sarah Lewis. Brigit Boness. Cami Billick. Assistant Coach Shoop. Manager Dee Dee Deines. Pam Caventer. Amy Stephens. Kama Brammer. Kelly Kosmicki. Amy Green. Slat Keeper Vesta Jo Curtiss, Manager Sarah Sherlock. Lori Bearden. Carrie Marx. Maria Davis. Nolene Roten. and Manager Jeri Bacon. TEAM AHS OPP Mitchell 64 54 Gering 42 50 Torrington 50 62 Gordon 47 53 Ogallala 61 44 Gordon 49 56 Bayard 56 45 Wheatland 66 62 Chadron 59 60 Scottsbluff 55 73 Sidney 59 87 Gering 65 71 Gordon 39 57 Scottsbluff 36 59 Chadron 38 35 Kimball 37 36 DISTRICT Mitchell 47 41 Gordon 47 37 Sidney 47 87 Season Record: 8-11 Coach: Tim Page Teena West, Amy Stephens, and Mary Nolan display the team's aggressiveness that took them to the Western Conference finals by go ing after a loose ball. (Times-Herald photo) The Alliance girls' basketball team ended a very successful season with an 8-11 record and a very respectable second place in District competition. Final season statistics found Senior Sarah Lewis leading in field goal percentage and rebounding. The steals category was led by Maria Davis, also a senior. Finally, the free throw percentage, scoring, and assists were led by Sophomore Amy Stephens. With the emergence of Stephens, the lone AHS player named to the All Western Conference first team, the team was at times no less than brilliant. Alliance’s youth and depth throughout the team promises a bright outlook in the girls' basketball program. With dedicated coaching from Tim Page and Teri Shoop and a little luck, a long awaited Western Conference power is bound to be inevitable at AHS. Varsity Girls’ Basketball 61AHS 82-83 Wrestlers Re-Write History The 1982-83 Wrestlers are: Jim Fuller, Kevin Piihl. Kurt Lambert, Kerry Harms, Ben Johnson. Kevin Hoppens. Jerry Swanson, Tim Schneil. Kent Piihl. Dwayne Bull, Chris Hull. Willie Krantz, Ed Johnson. Jeff Harris, Rich Vaughn, Rich Geist, Rick Weber. Brad Underwood. Dan Hemple. Greg Carter. Jason Schlichtemeier, Kirt Piihl, Matt Christensen. Jim Krueger, Billy Alvarado, Randy Hansen. Pat York, Doug Beardon. Larry Trautman. Jim Penny, Jamie Harris. Robb Finegan, and Ernie Aguallo. The Alliance High grapplers had a very successful year, so successful in fact that it will go down in history as the best season the Alliance High grapplers have had to Head Coach Pat Cullen’s knowledge. The final mark was an astonishing 8-1 and a Western Conference title, with a final rating of tenth among the class B schools in Nebraska. The team also sent eight wrestlers to the state tournament at Lincoln with two getting high places as Kirt Piihl took home a state championship at the 112 pound division with a final record of 29-2-1. The other place winner was Junior Jim Penny, who got sixth in the 98 pound division. He was also a twenty match winner. The Alliance wrestlers also had a very impressive Junior Varsity team which had a mark of 7-2, while they also competed in three tournaments, getting two seconds and one third-place finish. The Varsity also had a very good tournament showing as they won three tournaments and placed second in the other three, while ending up tenth among the class B schools in the state. The Coaches for the 82-83 season were Head Coach Pat Cullen, Assistants Dwayne Dobson and Bob McConaughney. Randy Hansen shows the correct form to a double-leg takedown during one ot the regular practices. 62 Varsity and Reserve WrestlingBooks with All- Time Best Season The qualifiers for the state tournament at Lincoln are: Tim Schnell. Willie Krantz. Chris Hull. Jim Penny, Randy Hansen. Kirt Piihl, and Greg Carter. TEAM AHS OPP Kimball 49 6 Chadron 47 0 Mitchell 31 16 Gering 17 27 Scottsbluff 32 19 Gordon 59 3 Ogallala 25 22 Wheatland, Wyo. 33 25 Torrington, Wyo. 49 8 TOURNAMENTS Gordon Invitational 1st Sidney Invitational 3rd Ogallala Invitational 2nd Western Conference 1st Chadron Invitational 1st District 2nd State 10th Head Coach: Pat Cullen Season Record: 8-1 Junior Kirt Piihl, the 112 pound state champion, works tor the pin against a competitive Gering opponent. Jim Penny is on his way to winning the 98 pound division at districts while wrestling an Ogallala opponent. Varsity and Reserve Wrestling 63Experience Pays Off As AHS The AHS track teams had a very strong showing during the 1983 season as the team never placed lower than third in any major meet. The seniors, who scored most of the team points, accounted for most of the success; although there were many fine underclassmen to fill vacant positions next year. The freshmen also had a very impressive season record as they always brought home either a first or second place finish in every meet that they entered. To top it all off, they also won the Western Conference title to promise much success for the team in upcoming years. The AHS varsity squad sent four members to the state track meet in Lincoln. Qualifiers were Brad Beiber, Brian Grier, Kent Piihl, and Kevin Piihl in the 3200 meter relay, Beiber in the 400 and 800 meter dashes, and Grier in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs. The team completed the year with a final rank of 21st among Class B schools as the relay placed third and Grier placed fifth in the 3200 meter run. Holding the new record in the 300 intermediotes. Mike Erickson demonstrotes his hurdling ability. m ,v w Mwmrr» i i 11, i I « l ■ V11M Mill MJJ M I If IL V I Members of the 1983 track team are Rod Stark. Lee Overstreet. Scott Rand. Maria Davis, Dee Dee Deines. Cindi Merchant, David Heckman, Bill Hamilton. Curt Hain, Jim Krueger, Robb Finegan. Jeff Bruntz, Brett Cottrell. Kerry Harms. Doug Hart, Jett Gasseling. Eric Green, Jim Heap. Brian Hinton, Carlin Engert. Manuel Vazquez. Mark Sheets, Kevin Hoppens. Jason Schlictemeier. Scott Hiatt, Don Jines. Paul Manuel. John Peterson, Denis Dunbar. Scott Schoeneman. Les Lewis. Bret Adams. Ernie Aguallo, Todd Sampson. Rusty Heckman, Rick Ridenour. Wes Lewallen. Jett Tomlin. Brian Grier, Mike Erickson. Chad Schlichtemeier, Brad Beiber. Tracy Rice. Chris Hull. Kent Piihl, Randy Stephens. Dave Lawrence. Rich Strang. Kevin Piihl. and Matt Christensen. 64 Varsity Boys’ TrackTrack Teams Have Outstanding Season Senior Dave Lawrence shows his perfect technique in the high jump during the Alliance Invitational in April. Binfieid Relays cancelled Kimball Invitational 1st Gering Invitational 4th Alliance Invitational 3rd Western Conference 2nd Gering Relays 2nd Bayard Invitational 3rd Districts 3rd State 21st Head Coach Steve Nelson; Assistants Skip Olds, Jim Kuehn, Steve Schwartz, Lannie Shelmadine, Lonnie Sherlock. The coaches for the 1982-83 season are Steve Schwartz, Head Coach Steve Nelson, Skip Olds, and Jim Kuehn. Denied a state berth by only one miss, Senior Tracy Rice shows the correct form in the pole vault. Junior Brian Grier crosses the line to finish first at the Western Conference meet. Varsity Boys’ Track 65Eight Make State Trip The 1982-83 girls' tracksters entered the season with a strong, positive attitude; all knew they would be top contenders for the district and conference titles. All had state in mind for their ultimate goal, but each knew the many hours of hard work that would be necessary in order to achieve their goals. The team welcomed back three strong seniors whom they knew would be consistent scorers for them: Kristi Ridenour, hurdles, sprints, long jump, and high jump; Kelly Dexter, long distance; and Teena West, long distance and throwing. The season started on a sour note with the first meet being cancelled due to snow. The girls kept a positive outlook on the season and looked towards other important upcoming meets. Eight girls competed at state: Kelly Dexter, Kristi Ridenour, Shawn Smith, Susan Edgerton, Mary Nolan, Michelle Rohr-bouck, Amy Stephens, and Tami Ushio. Valuable experience was gained this season and all the returning coaches and participants should have a successful '83-84 season! Alliance High sophomore Mary Nolan hands sophomore Michelle Rohrbouck the baton tor the start ot the second leg in the 2-mile relay. Mary and Michelle are part of the foursome that competed at the state level in this event. 66 Girls' TrackTeam members: Michelle Rohrback, Jamie McFall. Teena West, Juli McFall, Karen Gerlick. Kristi Ridenour. Mary Nolan. Shawn Smith, Amy Stephens. Missy Skeen, Kelly Kaufman, Nancy Schnell, Tami Ushio. Kim Trittle, Marilyn Higgins. Terri Beck. Coach Schlenker, Coach Kelly, Coach Pilfold. Vesta Curtiss. Kelly Kosmicki, Jody Sampson. Jeanna Shaw. Jennifer Lauer, Janine Ballentine, Audrey Gonzalez. Sarah Sherlock. Susan Edgerton. and Heather Brost. Alliance senior Kristi Ridenour uses excellent hurdling form to earn a trip to state. MEET PLACE Morrill Invitational Cancelled Kimball Invitational 3rd Gering Invitational 4th Alliance Invitational 3rd Western Conference 6th Gering Relays 4th Bayard Invitational 8th DISTRICTS 3rd STATE 26th Coach: Shirley Schlenker Assist. Coaches: Sharon Kelly, Sandra Pilford. Kristi Ridenour flies’' over the bar in route to a third place finish at districts. Girls' Track 67Booster Club Offers Support, Unity to School, Parents, Students The Big A Booster Club got off to a good start with the Big Blue barbecue. This was not only a money raiser but helped to get enthusiasm up and to kick off the fall sports season. The Booster Club bought the girls cross country uniforms, girls basketball warm-up pants, and another set of Olympic weights. Also, they donated $200.00 to enable a group of girls to go to a math and science workshop, as well as money towards the flags for the flag girls. The Lions Club, along with Booster Club, also donated money towards the high jump pit. Along with putting on new basketball rims and jump boxes for the basketball program, Booster Club has put in new runways on the track, helped install new scoreboards, and bought wireless headsets for various uses. The Booster Club not only supported athletics, but everything kids were involved in. They tried to get parents involved to unify the kids, parents, and school system. Thanks to the Booster Club, AHS continued to make its mark with accomplishments in all areas. Parents are always trying to think up new ways to support the many activities in which their kids are involved. President John Marx listens attentively to various ideas concerning construction of the new track runways. Coach Steve Nelson helps dig new runways tor the long jump pit which will be used at the upcoming meets. 68 Booster ClubHard Work. Dedication Lead to Success The most improved athletes for the school year of 1982-1983 are: Shawn Smith—girls’ track, Robb Finegan—cross country. Candace Gaswick—volleyball. Michael Erickson—boys' track. Tim Schnell—wrestling. Lori Bearden—girls’ basketball. Brad Beiber—football, and Vesta Jo Curtiss—girls’ golf. The 1982-1983 Outstanding Athletes are: Sarah Lewis— volleyball. Brad Beiber—boys’ track. Brian Mahnke—boys' golf. Teena West—cross country. Brian Grier—cross country. Chrissy Reilly—girls' golf. Amy Stephens—girls’ basketball. Chad Schlichtemeier—boys’ basketball, and Chris Panwitz—football. Named Scholastic Athlete this year is Sarah Lewis. Not pictured is Blake Mahnke. Recipient of the Outstanding A-Club member plaque is Michael Ellis who is a senior this year. Recognized as athletes of the year are seniors Chad Schlichtemeier and Sarah Lewis. Athletic Banquet 6970 Academics DivisionAcademics People come and people go, but some things never change. Yes, it's true that academics weren’t among the more quickly changing areas of school, but it isn't true that they never change at all. Slow growth and expansion were the keys to scholastic evolvement. Each new theory and postulate adds to the total body of knowledge as they accumulate through the years. New equipment, books, teachers, and approaches, do, however, give academics a different view from year to year. Each individual student and teacher relationship is different and all combine to set one year apart from the rest. However slowly It may seem, academics do progress as the year goes along. Academic Division 71Contrary to Belief, English Yuck! English! Who likes English? To many students, English is just a required class, but if one stops to think, English is one class that helps later in life. Animal Farm, Romeo and Juliet, and The Odyssey were the main discussions of the freshmen class. The students also experienced lessons in vocabulary and grammar. Due to the excessive number of freshmen, two extra teachers were needed. Miss Greve and Mr. Furman each instructed one section. The remainder of the classes were under the direction of Mr. Net son and Miss Way. Sophomores were exposed to the history of Nebraska as they read My Antonia. In the study of man and his environment, students read such literature as A Separate Peace and Idylls of the King. Vocabulary along with the introduction of a processed paper were also included. Miss Way and Mr. Trenkle taught regular English while Mrs. Petersen instructed project English. Not escaping from the reading of Emerson and vocabulary lessons, junior project English students also had a new teacher. Mrs. Schadwink-el taught for Mr. Becker the entire year. Mr. Trenkle taught regular English. Seniors experienced English literature, as well as a critical analysis paper, and a general review of sentence structures. Mrs. Yost taught regular English, while Mrs. Petersen instructed project English. All in all, English wasn’t such a bad class! Required or not, English could be and was a very interesting class. Looking over his shoulder. Sophomore Tyler Winkler sees if his answers to My Antonia study guide questions compare to those of Pam Appleyard. Individually or in a group effort, freshmen try to understand the concept of a satire as in Animal Farm. 72 EnglishBenefits Later Life Mrs. Schadwinkel Mr. Becker Mrs. Yost During a panel discussion, each of Mrs. Schadwinkel’s junior students gets the op portunity to expound his own interpretation of a short story. Miss Way helps her sophomore students to understand such literature as Julius Caesar. As a part of an everyday routine. Mrs. Yost records her students' grades. Freshmen English 9 students listen carefully as Mr. Nelson paraphrases a scene from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. English 73Mr. Brown Mr. Hawk Mr Kuehn In his fourth hour Introductory Algebra One class. Math Instructor Mr. Brown works number problems dealing with line graphs and inequalities. Can 2+2=1? One may be interested to know there is a strange number system in which 1+2=0 and 2+2=1. It has three members and is called a finite field. Math students were introduced to these types of problems, plus a lot more. Algebra, popular with freshmen, taught how to solve equations which came from story problems, graphs or the book. After taking Algebra, a student could either choose Geometry or Advanced Algebra. Geometry introduced a math system that forms around points, lines and planes. Seniors could take Math Analysis if they chose to pursue themselves a math career. This class dealt with trig, logarithms and probability. Everyday Math, Business Math and Consumers Math could also be taken to make students more aware of the math world around them. Alliance High offered a variety of classes to help fill graduation requirements and to prepare students for the future. 74 Math Using available time. Sophomores Tom Bea gle and Kirt Kerr work on a geometry assignment.In science. Kelly Kaufman and Julie Grasmick find discovering rocks and minerals found in fhe earth very amusing. Modern biology students were exposed to the world of bacterid. Demonstrating the learning process is Junior Amanda Heitz. Mr. Marchant Mr. Stout Biomistear science. What is this? In science class this year, students learned how the sciences related to each other, plus they explored the depths of each field. The first part of the biomistear, biology, taught students about cells, bacteria and life systems. Chemistry, the second part of biomistear, made students more aware of atoms, molecules and compounds. Both of these were offered on two levels, modern and general. The last part of biomistear is earth science. This introduced students to the history and makeup of the earth. By taking a part of biomistear, a student learned more about the how's and why’s of the many different science areas and their relationships to one another. Mrs. Nelson The best wdy to learn is by doing. Kirt Kerr and Mike Foos ledrn about freezing things in liquid nitrogen, as chemistry teacher. Mr. Marchant, supervises. Mr Yost CO o CD' D O 0 7s 0 0 ■Q GO Science 75Communication, Fine Arts Strengthen Uh-one, uh-two, uh-one-two-three-four was a sound that could be heard coming from the band choir room. Both departments underwent changes and saw new faces. Mr. Dick Rischling took over as band director, bringing new ideas into the school system. During the year, the band performed at football halftime, provided a pep band for home sporting events and delighted the community with numerous concerts. Mrs. Marci Giles replaced Mr. Thomas Lauder who resigned after three and one-half years of service. Choralettes, swing choir and concert choir made a change from classical to secular music. Like the band, the choirs did numerous concerts and prepared for the trip to Wayne State Music Festival in March. Randy Coleman shows his artistic ability and his steady hand while completing a wheel-thrown pot in senior art class. There are a variety ot ways to communicate. Expressions are one way Denis Dunbar. Dan Hempel. Jett Bruntz and Bret Cottrell display the typical Monday look towards Spanish class. Students are always looking for a way to express themselves. By taking art, students found various ways of showing their feelings through their work. Art was offered on four levels. The first introduced the fundamentals and then they increased in difficulty. Mr. Larry Mannlein and his art students kept busy finding ways to show their true selves. Mrs. Fiebig Mr. Lauder Ever wonder how to do a guillotine? Kevin Hoppens. along with Kirt Kerr, demonstrates wrestling procedures during speech class. 76 Fine ArtsStudents’ Knowledge of the World Mr. Mannlein Mr. Polyakov Members of the swing choir work hard for Mrs. Giles who took over as choir director after Christmas. Try making clothes with this sewing machine! Members of theatre class Rhonda Jones. Don McDonald. Angie Moore. Rikki Jorgensen. Jerry Shannon and Jim Hertog demonstrate improvization by making a human sewing machine. Lisa Davis and Tony Berry lead the sax section during rehearsals Mr. Rischling Ms. Swarthout How does one communicate with others? There were many courses taught that helped with communication problems. Speech taught students to present their thoughts in an organized manner with confidence. Theatre class gave on-the-spot involvement in plays. Students learned about all phases of a theatrical production. Both were taught by Ms. Jan Swarthout. Foreign languages informed students about countries and their culture. Spanish, taught by Mrs. Lila Fiebig, and German, taught by Mr. Ivan Polyakov, helped to ease communication barriers. In all cases, students benefited by taking these classes. Communication 77Vocational Courses Prepare Typing I students Diane Walker and Jeff Bruntz strive for accuracy as they hurry to complete an assignment. Rick Nelson displays an engine that he overhauls in Auto Tech. Checking the results of their ■‘creation” in Foods Nutrition are Sophomores Paul Hoffman and Eric Schafer. Kirt Piihl works on his simulation packet for Accounting I. Mr. Ackerman Mr. Adams Miss Ardinger Mr. Johnson 78 VocationalFor Future Occupations, Jobs Working on his gun rack in Woods class is Mark Sheets. Vocational classes provided students with a wide range of variety. Students seemed to enjoy these classes, as they had the chance to pick the subjects in which they had a special interest. These classes then proved to be very beneficial in improving and developing skills, preparing many for jobs later in life. Business classes were popular among students of all grades, freshmen to seniors. These classes enabled students to perform all tasks done by secretaries and others with similar jobs. Classes in the home economics department helped people deal with real life happenings. Various things from cooking to sewing, coping with marriage situations to decorating homes were dealt with during these class periods. The remainder of the vocational classes were those such as drafting, welding, ag, electricity, woods, auto tech, gas engines, and house wiring. Many of these classes provided a knowledge of basic electrical theories, taught rebuilding and repairing engines, as well as the fundamentals of mechanical drawing, design, and woodworking techniques. As can be seen, vocational classes provided students with much insight on what the real world was going to be like. With some basic knowledge and training, many were ready to take on the challenge of being on their own and supporting themselves with jobs. Vocational 79Social Studies, Special Ed. Classes The social science department at AHS worked hard to inform its students about the world around them. Modern politics, modern problems, geography, and history were among the classes offered to the students at AHS. A new course added to many schedules was modern politics. Psychology was also offered as a college credit course for many seniors. Juniors conquered the American History class which the school requires for graduation, and other students interested in social science became involved in one of the many other courses offered at AHS. Each and every one of the students who participated in the social science classes offered at AHS can look forward to a well-rounded knowledge of the world around them; a world that each of them must face on their own very soon in their life. Jennifer Wasserburger. a junior at A.H.S., works hard to prepare herself for an upcoming test in American History, a required class for juniors. Miss Christensen Mr. Furman Seniors Mike Wheeler. Kerri Thompson. Randy Stephens, Rod Vaughn and Brian Mahnke show different reactions to their modern politics class. Miss Greve 80 Social ScienceOrient Students for Graduation Mrs. Mannlein works with Suzy Zeigler on a special class project. Here they are shown analyzing different types of aspirin. The resource programs at AHS were to help students add to their present skills and teach them to utilize these skills in practical ways. These programs helped students concentrate on vocational and daily living skills. There was a home living center where students participated in cooking and other home related skills. Juniors and seniors were taught vocational assessment skills, in cooperation with the Nebraska Western College of Scottsbluft. The major goal that both students and teachers strove tor was preparing students for the vocational world and helping them understand themselves better. As in the past the kids and teachers looked forward to the Special Olympics, which were held in Alliance in the spring. In March, the kids also attended a Run-Dribble-Shoot competition; the contestants shot basketballs from six different places on the floor, plus two longer shots. After completing the shots the kids had 30 seconds in which to run and make a lay-up shot. Each of the above specialized programs helped the students in the resource-special ed. department improve their life. Two AHS students use the resource computer to their advantage. Mrs Mannlein Mrs. Hoover Mr. Illian Mrs. Johnson Special Education 81Miss Pilfold Mr. Cullen Mr. Olds Mr. Shelmadine Electives Bring Variety Deena Contonis and Robin Tucker team up to defeat their opponent in ping pong. Jeff Bruntz shows the correct way to block a soccer ball during a friendly game. Rich Strang works out to prepare himself for an upcoming power lifting meet. MAKES 1 Todd Sampson completes his workout during Ronda Johnson lifts weights to obtain one of the many weight training classes peak physical condition. offered. 82 P.E. Weight TrainingTo School Curriculum Members attending the State Convention in Lincoln are Katie Chouanard. Tammy Schnell, Kris Margheim, Retta Jenkins, Marcy Edminster. Leigh Ann Goode, and Joe Bowen Cami Billick receives help from Miss Way to meet an upcoming Annual deadline. Mary Doherty receives a little help from her friends and Mr. Shelmadine during Drivers' Ed. Weight training, physical education, journalism, and drivers' education broadened the range ot electives for AHS students to give them more enjoyment in an already action-packed day. The Spud and Annual staffs were classified as journalism electives. Members of either staff were selected after filling out an application and receiving a recommendation from their former English teachers. Many Spud and Annual members attended a state journalism convention in Lincoln this year to get new ideas and learn how to make a better publication. Composed of Journalism I and II members, the Spud staff produced the SPUD, which was the monthly school newspaper. It provided the student body with the latest sports and school activities and was also sent to all parents as a newsletter. The SPUD was sponsored by Mr. Terry Trenkle. Sponsored by Miss Pat Way, the annual staff worked all year long by selling ads, taking pictures, and writing articles to meet deadlines. As usual, there was a frantic rush to finish at the end of the year. With the physical education requirement down to one year, many students turned to another form of exercise, weight training. It was offered as a class to all students in grades ten through twelve, but many students preferred lifting on their own after school, instead. Mr. Olds, Mr. Cullen, and Mr. Yost taught weight training classes, but they were also willing to help inexperienced lifters train after school. Miss Pilfold and Mr. Cullen were the physical education instructors. Drivers' Education was a defensive driving course which provided the less experienced driver with the fundamentals of operating a car. Both written and driving tests were given to test students' knowledge. If this course was passed successfully, insurance rates could be lowered. Mr. Shelmadine was the Drivers' Ed instructor. Journalism Drivers Ed 83Library, Guidance Staff Services The library had not expanded as much as in previous years. With only aides to carry out tasks, many things were slowed down. The library was under the supervision of Mrs. Lorraine Boness and Mr. Richard McCall acted as media specialist. The guidance team, consisting of Mr. Reno, Mr. Furman, Miss Christensen, and Mrs. Petersen helped students with decisions and gave advice. These people were especially busy at the beginning and end of the semester making schedule changes. Mrs. Kathy Drake was the office secretary. The school nurse, Thelma Merritt, was occupied at the beginning of the year chasing students for her annual health reports. The cooks spent many long hours each day preparing and serving meals. The janitors were also kept active cleaning during and after school hours. What would become of AHS without the library aides, guidance team, and staff? It's hard to say. Many students take these people for granted, but their efforts are greatly appreciated by many others. Guidance Counselor Mr. Reno aides a student in arranging a scholarship portfolio. Mr. Reno Mr. McCall Nurse Thelma Merritt faithfully tests her patient's eyes as a part of her annual check-up. 84 Library, Guidance StaffAre Not Totally Unnoticed This year’s hard-working cooks are: Maxine Culton, Susan Jensen. Joyce Lawrence. Edna Lewis. Linda Phillips. Nancy Smith. Helen Wagner. and Sandy Waldron. Janitors Anita McMurray and Esmeragdo Nunez spend many hours of their day keeping AHS clean. Helping Terri Moss make schedule changes is guidance member. Miss Ellen Christensen. Mrs. Boness. library aide, figures her daily tabulations. Library. Guidance. Staff 85Board, Administration, Office Mr. Boness Mrs. Caventer Mrs. Nansel Mr. Rockey Mr. Stephens Mr Bob Duryea juggles the budget to find the best possible way for the financing of the proposed North High addition. Displaying the “Thank God it’s Friday” look. Mr. Boness completes his lists of activities for the week. Concentration is a necessity when it comes to the important issues which Superintendent Martin Peterson must deal with daily. Mr. Rockey keeps busy as he pre pares for the upcoming district wrestling tournament. 86 OfficeKeep School Functioning Smoothly Ever wonder what school would be like without principals, secretaries and an activities director? These people played a vital role in the Junctions of the school system. Mrs. Barb Nansel's main responsibilities were to hand out lunch tickets, green slips and type announcements. Mrs. Sherry Caventer was kept extra busy with attendance. She kept a very close record on who was here and who got those dreaded pink slips. At any school activity one could find Mr. Bruce Rockey. His duties kept him pre-occupied as he had to supervise any activity that went on in the school. He was always around to holler at students who ran through the hallways and to keep school functions organized. Mr. Dick Stephens, secondary principal, was aided in his duties by Mr. Dick Boness, who was the building principal. He could be found keeping students in order and enforcing the more strict attendance policy. Mr. Stephens was always busy as he had to be the principal of two buildings. The biggest thing that he changed was the lengthening of the day and the dropping of homeroom. The administration and school board’s main duties were to discuss school issues and make school policies. The major discussion centered around an addition to the high school in place of the bond issue. Joe Bowen, the student representative to the board, kept them informed on students’ feelings about school policies and activities. College classes offered through community education were set up with the help of Mrs. Natha Wilkinson and Mr. Lonnie Sherlock. Mrs. Wilkinson set up classes primarily through Nebraska Western and Mr. Sherlock’s were community-geared. These people were not always noticed, but greatly appreciated because without them, the school couldn’t function smoothly. The future of the public schools in Alliance depends greatly on the Board ot Education. They are: Joe Bowen. Bill Burgess. Wayne Goff. Dan Contonis. Marion Moscrip. Gary Tomlin and Archie Lawrence. Administration 87Many Students Honored at the Annual Quill and Scroll awards are presented to Kris Margheim and Beth Meyer tor their outstanding work on the yearbook. Girl's and Boy's Staters are Ron Kollars, Polly Abbott. Tim Schnell. Candace Gaswick. and Paul Lauder. SCHOLARSHIPS Business and Professional Women's— Teena West Box Butte County 4-H—Lavon Krejci Chadron State College Abbott Foundation—Ronda Ross Board of Trustees—Troy Roten Cooperating School—Rick Nelson, Barry Lamm, Kerri Thompson College of Saint Mary Presidential— Janet Engel Colorado School of Mines—Chad Schlich-temeier Elks Most Valuable Student—Eden Edwards Elizabeth Peterson Memorial (Presbyterian Church)—Kris Graff, Lavon Krejci FFA—Marilyn Clark Hastings College—Chad Schlictemeier Kearney State College Board of Trustees—Blake Mahnke Larry Carter Carter Sales—Beth Meyer National Guild of Piano Teachers— Lavon Krejci Nebraska Wesleyan University Achieve-ent—Laurie Hatzenbuhler Nebraska Assemblies of God Honorary— Tracy Rice Nebraska Western College Board of Governor’s—Tammie Kistler First State Bank of Scottsbluff— Janelle Daughtery Modern Problems—Joann Balderson Music Performance Grant—Joann Balderson Randy Collins Memorial 4-H—Lavon Krejci Randy Collins Memorial—Marilyn Clark Slagle Memorial—Michelle Forney Soroptomist—Mary Doherty Southeast Community College Foundation— Milford—Tony Waybright Southeast Community Foundation—Milford— Tracy Grasmick University of Arizona Volleyball—Sarah Lewis University of Nebraska—Lincoln Merit—Kris Margheim David—Glen Cole Regents—Kris Margheim University of New Mexico—Albuquerque Computer Engineering—James Harger Walter Herman Memorial—Eden Edwards 88 Honors ConvocationHonor’s Convocation The second annual evening Honor’s Convocation was held May 16, 1983. The highlight of the evening was the tapping of the 1983-1984 cheerleaders. They are Jeanne Sterner, Rhonda Purviance, Gay Pedersen, Kim Marchant, Joy Margheim, Chrissy Harger, Carrie Marx, Audrey Gonzalez, Amy Green, Gayle Koozer, Dawn Snyder, Jill Moravek, Kim Trifle, Lisa Pierce, Julie Hirter, Leigh Ann Goode, Pam Caventer, and Nancy Hashman. Troy Roten was named outstanding teen-citizen” runner-up for his outstanding work outside of school. Several awards were given for excellence in certain classes. Those honored in science were Janet Engel for anatomy and physiology, Tammy Schnell for general biology, and Glen Cole was awarded the Bausch and Lomb honorary science award for his work in physics. For exceptional achievement in German, Kirt Kerr and Mike Moscrip honored. Awards in woodworking were given to Robert Shimp and Gary Rasmussen. Randy Coleman, Tracy Grasmick and Tony Waybright were presented with the electricity house wiring awards. Randy Stephens, Kris Margheim and Michelle Forney received freshmen honors at the University of Lincoln. Michelle also received the American Legion Auxiliary Award for scoring highest on a test taken for girls’ state. Nebraska Western College awarded Barry Lamm the leadership award. Mr. Reno honored Candace Gaswick as being the outstanding member of StuCo. National Honor Society students were then introduced. Those selected as juniors were Polly Abbott, Jackie Chouanard, Ron Kollars, Marcy Edminster, Candace Gaswick, Amy Green, Brian Grier, Elissa Marshall, Vicki Mandelberg, Jeff Tomlin and Kay Wildy. Seniors elected were Maria Davis, Eden Edwards, Jim Harger, Beth Meyer, Chris Panwitz, Tracy Rice, and Mike Wheeler. May 16, 1983 Juniors that received membership into National Honor Society are Amy Green, Kay Wildy, Polly Abbott, Elissa Marshall, Candace Gaswick, Chris Rose. Vicki Mandelberg and Jackie Chouanard. Receiving membership into National Honor Society as seniors are Eden Edwards, Beth Meyer. Kris Graff and Mike Wheeler. Honor’s Convocation 8990 Classes DivisionClasses Here today, gone tomorrow; that's the fate of all of the classes at AHS. From the time one stepped through the door as a freshman, to the time one stepped out as a senior, time seemed to fly. Friends were broken up when one moved, but friendships were soon formed as new students changed from strangers to old acquaintances. One class of seniors left to be replaced by a new and totally unique class. Within a few short months the combination of people and ideas that made 1983 what it was, evolved, reached its peak, and finally moved into history. And yet life will go on in AHS, following a new pattern, dancing to a different beat. Classes Division 91Freshmen Become Adjusted to Cramped Conditions The doors of AHS opened this fall to greet 165 freshmen. The move from being the oldest in the Middle School to the youngest, crowded into the freshmen hall, could have been traumatic, but as the days rolled by, most grew conditioned to it. It was evident that not only had they become adjusted in their change, but that they were ready to make AHS their home for the next four years. Starting the money-making projects for the year were the freshmen sock hops. Class shirts were also designed with 86 Rocks On printed on them. Many freshmen bought these to show their pride of being a part of the class of '86. The 1982-83 freshmen class officers are: Nancy Schnell. Randy Hansen. Deena Contonis, and Tammy Lloyd. Elizabeth Aguallo Jeanie Atkins Janine Ballentine Matt Bauer Doug Bearden Terri Beck Laurie Beckoff Bryan Behm Bonnie Bolinger Celena Bolinger Vicki Brehm Christie Bright Brek Brixius Heather Brost Jeff Bruntz 92 FreshmenDwayne Bull Tom Burger Ronald Bush Rob Bussinger Mike Carr Cassie Caudle Sherry Clark Greg Colwell Deena Contonis Mike Davis Sharia Dawn Suzanne Debus Kent Dilley Kim Dobson Michelle Dobson Ricky Dubray Michele Dufek Dawn Dunbar Doug Edwards Shawn Egger Ruth Ann Emerson Carlin Engert Kevin Evert Tammy Fenicle Robb Finegan Joey Forney Susan Franklin Marty Fritzler Gina Garrett Jett Gasseling Rich Geist Lisa Gerking Karen Gerlich Audrey Gonzalez Julianne Gonzalez Freshmen 93Freshmen Adapt To Life at AHS Jereen Goode James Graff Julie Grasmick Eric (Thomas) Green Toni Greggs Bonae Grieser Bill Hamilton Cynthia Hamilton Randy Hansen Crissy Harger Kerry Harms Angie Harris Jamie Harris Doug Hart Jim Heap David Heckman Tim Hedrick Dan Hempel Jay Herian Georgia Hernandez Marilyn Higgins Brian Hinton Penny Houser Jerri Ison Brad Johnson Kathy Jones Jeff Kammerer Kelly Kaufman Vickie King Danny Kinser 94 FreshmenThomas Knote Doug Kozal Jennifer Kraay James Krueger Karla Kutschke Jim Lambert Jackie Langford Jeff Langston Jennifer Lauer Brett Lessert Bryan Lewallen Lyle Lewis Laura LittleHoop Judy Lloyd Tammy Lloyd John Loutzenhiser Kim Merchant Joy Margheim Mike McCracken David McCune Bob McDonald Jo McFall Scott McGuire Troy Miller Wendy Miller Jeffrey Mills Gary Mittan Shawn Muller Bill Myers Mike Nason Bruce Nepper Wendy Newman Barry Nye Lee Overstreet Kelly Penny Freshmen 95The Freshmen Class Rocks Onward Mary Peterson Wendy Pfeiffer John Phillips Christie Price Phil Pryor Kenny Rambur Scott Rand Billy Reese Tabatha Rhoads Miguel Rivera Gene Rosane Dwayne Rose Michael Sabala Jody Sampson Bobby Sanchez Jason Schlichtemeier Rachel Schmer Mandi Schnell Nancy Schnell Scott Schoeneman Wendy Schultz Rachel Schmer finds a good use for school books. 96 FreshmenToward the Year 1983 Sammy Shelly Tad Shelly Melissa Skeen Brian Smith Chris Smith Roger Smith Rod Stark Susan Stinnette Troy Strang Brenda Taylor Tom Tooley Larry Trautman Kim Tritle Rocky Tschacher Susan Turgeon Jeff Underwood Tami Ushio Agusta Vanwinkle Brian K. Walker Diane Walker Paul Warden Carl West Andra Whipple Mark Wolvington Sue Woodsmall Freshmen 97Sophomores Strive For Scott Abbott Bret Adams Lezlie Adams LaVone Adamson Billy Alvarado Pam Appleyard Ernie Aguallo Jeri Bacon Kathy Bainter Tom Beagle Lori Bearden Roger Bedient Michelle Black Brigit Boness Amy Boots Joe Bowen Kama Brammer Jolene Brenner Bob Bush Cathy Carr Nikki Pam Cassel Caventer Rhonda Purviance and Stacey Mandelberg get caught taking a cat nap on Miss Swarthout's shelves. They just can't handle getting up so early for school. 98 Sophomoresthe Year of 1985 Steve Tammy Forney Golden Paul Hoffman works steadily while sanding his project in Woods class. Kelly Chaulk Matt Christensen Katie Chouanard Chris Clark Vicki Clark Tom Contryman Gary Cook Lonnie Covalt Vesta Curtiss Rhonda Daniels Blaine Dawn Carolyn Dickey Becky Ditsch Tad Drabbels Denis Dunbar Laura Dye Susan Edgerton Linda Fairbanks Jared Fero Mike Foos Sophomores 99Class Meetings, Projects Guide Celeste Gonzalez Ralph Gonzalez Leigh Ann Goode Tami Griffith Tim Hansen Jeff Harris Leon Harsin Rusty Heckman Carla Henderson Scott Hiatt Dannon Hill Paul Hoffman Coy Hoover Kevin Hoppens Scott Hudson Sheldon Huggler Lesli Hume Vicki Jedlicka Glen Jenkins Veronica Jesse Donny Jines Ed Johnson Sophomore Class Officers are Nolene Roten, president; Joe Bowen, vice president; Jami McFall. secretary; and Carrie Marx, treasurer. These people have come up with the money-making projects for the sophomore class. With the help of their sponsor. Mrs. Teresa Nelson, these projects have been a great success. 100 SophomoresClass of ’85 Through the Year Angie Kerns Kirt Kerr Angie Kochiras Kelly Kosmicki Doug Kuehn Betsy Larkowski Leslie Lewis Casey Lulow Stacey Mandelberg Paul Manuel Carrie Marx Kathy Mattley Jami McFall Jill Moravek Mike Moscrip Terri Moss Rod Naylor Dan Nelson Mark Nelson Jayne Nepper Flag girls Katie Chouanard and Linda Fairbanks display their unique talents during a half-time show, done to the ‘Theme from Peter Gunn. Sophomores 101Sophomores Prove to be Mike Payne Melody Pebley Gay Pedersen John Petersen Dee Dee Pohlman Diana Purchase Scott Reese Todd Rehder Jerome Reinert Dion Renteria Randy Rogers Michelle Rohrbouck Ken Rose Nolene Roten Terri Rowe Todd Sampson Felipe Sanchez Eric Schafer Jenny Schnell Tammy Schnell Shawn Jeanna Mark Rich Schultz Shaw Sheets Shimp Marla Sutton and Matt Christensen pay close attention to the ongoing basketball game. 102 SophomoresActive, Hard-working, Students Jimmy Snyder Todd Snyder Amy Stephens Wendi Stitt Gwen Sutton Marla Sutton Shellie Sutton Mark Swesey Kathy Tasso Joni Taylor Manuel Vazquez Maria Vazquez Rich Vaughn Harlen Vogel Alonna Voss Wendy Walsh Lori West Steve Wheeler Doug Wilkinson Tyler Winkler Tim RaDona Greg Woodson Zacher Zeigler Sophomores .... What can be said about such a class? Alot can be said of the class of '85 at AHS. This past year the sophomore class paid special attention to money-making projects in order to prepare themselves for next year’s prom. Some of the projects that were worked on were: selling cinnamon suckers for Thanksgiving: Bulldog sweaters, which came in light or dark blue; Christmas ornaments; dolls, which were made to order; balloons; and dances. The money made this past year should be very useful for the future prom. All in all, it was a productive and busy year for the sophomores. Sophomores 103Three Down and Only One to Go With three years down and only one more to go, the junior class has experienced many of the problems of high school life. They successfully made it through the years of being just underclassmen” and made it to the place where they could finally be the boss. Here, they sponsored sockhops, concession stands, a legs contest, and a tug o’ war contest. They also supported school spirit by selling I love the Bulldogs shoelaces. All this hard-earned money was then used to put on the main event of the year, prom. They argued over themes, bands, and all the little things needed for a successful prom. Besides this major task, they were faced with ACT Polly Abbott Ramona Alvarado Don Bardsley Ron Batt and SAT tests. They also began thinking about their future, whether it be going on to college, getting married, or just finding a job. Deanna Beckhott Even with all these difficulties to face, they Chanda Behm made it! Now all that is left is one final year at Alliance High. Bill Bernard Ray Berry Tony Berry Cami Billick DeAnn Blakeman Deanna Buskirk Brian Chase Jackie Chouanard Mike Cover Lisa Davis Brenda Dilley Joyce Doyle Cyndy Dugger Marcy Edminster Ken Erickson 104 JuniorsNancy Fowler Arlen Fraedrich Laura Gasseling Candace Gaswick Amy Green Brian Grier Sandra Hamilton Lana Hart Nancy Hashman Amanda Heitz Dawn Hernandez Jim Hertog Julie Hirter Larry Husman Retta Jenkins Chris Jesse. Ron Batt, and Tony Berry give it all they've got during the Junior Class Tug O' War Contest. Junior class otficers are Kay Wildy. treasurer; Polly Abbott, vice president; Candace Gaswick. secretary; and Vicki Mandelburg. president. Juniors 105Juniors Participate in Extra Activities Besides all the hassles of school work and deciding on a future, the Class of '84 managed to find time for extra activities. Many of these activities were school related, but they still provided a break from the same old routine. In October, pre-elected Juniors participated in County Government Day. Many students chose various sports as a break from school, and still others participated in music, speech, and drama. AHS also provided clubs for those that were interested. After school hours, many students had jobs that kept them busy. However, even with all these things to do, many juniors and other students still found time to have fun, party a little, and hopefully not get into too much trouble. Chris Jesse Liz Jones Rhonda Jones Gary Keane Taking a break from class. Vicki Mandelburg. Liz Jones, Eric McCall, and Jerry Shannon con their teacher into having a party instead. Kim Kepler Ron Kollars Gayle Koozer William Krantz Tina Krause Wendy Krause Kurt Lambert Jim Langston Paul Lauder Jerrod Lawrence JoJo Lehl Simone Lessert Wesley Lewellen Traci Liberg 106 JuniorsClifford littlehoop LeAnn Littlejohn John Luft Vicki Mandelberg Elissa Marshall Denise Martin Don McDonald Juli McFall Trevor Midgett Angie Moore Bryan Morgan Rob Moyle Russ Muller Sandy Mundt Juanita Navarro Shelly Nollette Donna Weston O’Leary Terri Ottaway Rosie Patino Linda Pebley Jim Penny Jennifer Wasserburger waits on a customer at McDonald’s. Candace Gaswick. Polly Abbott. Elissa Marshall. Curt Johnson (Saint Agnes). Amy Green. Tony Berry. Jerry Shannon. Ray Berry, and Juanita Navarro take the oath of office on Coutry Government Day. Juniors 107Junior Class Composed of Many Cliques Doug Peterson Monty Petrich Lisa Pierce Kirt Piihl Chrissy Reilly Kevin Richmeier Kristen Rickman Rick Ridenour Christine Rose Vickie Sabala Brian Saltzman Dave Schaffer Tim Schnell Greg Schrader Jerry Shannon Sarah Sherlock Jim Smith Shawn Smith Dawn Snyder Jeanne Sterner Ken Erickson uses an electric sander to get the best possible finish on his project for shop. To prepare for an upcoming test. Gary Keane and Ray Berry compare notes and help each other study during their study hall. 108 JuniorsCliques: A New Trend “There was a lot more crossing of social lines. ‘Jocks’ were also 'cowboys’ and vice versa, states Mrs. Mary Schadwinkel about high school in the ’60's. Jeff Tomlin Brad Underwood Mark Vaughn Travis Vogel Jennifer Wasserburger Lisa Wegenast Kay Wildy Bill Wills Craig Winter Tina Wodke Wesley Lewallen and Denise Martin take advantage of empty halls to complete unfinished homework. Mike Cover talks to National Guard recruiters about a military future on College and Career Night. The junior class, as well as the rest of the school, was composed of many small cliques. The most dominant were the so-called “freaks,” “jocks, and “stomps”. As far back as anyone can remember, these three groups had always been rivals. However, as Mrs. Mary Schadwinkel, Project English II teacher, stated about her years at AHS, “There was a lot more crossing of social lines. Jocks’ were also 'cowboys’ and vice versa. I don't remember there being any 'freaks,' but we were a very straight class.” Lately, these labels have become quite deceiving, because, as many students have pointed out, just because someone was a “jock didn’t mean they loved sports, and that peer pressure had a lot to do with what group was joined. These groups are continually changing and will undoubtedly still be a part of Alliance High in the future. Greg Schrader and Ron Batt express different opinions ot Thoreau’s Walden as Mrs. Schadwinkel has class discussion. Juniors 109Juniors Shower 1983 Seniors with Vicki Mondelberg and Shawn Smith find the hard way to hang decorations for prom. After entering a long, dark tunnel, couples emerged from a magic castle to spend a wonderful evening at the 1983 prom, “Magic Moments.” A horse-drawn carriage approached the majestic castle, which overlooked an enchanted forest, complete with green elves as servers. The band, “Private Eyes, appeared to be floating among the clouds as they provided the entertainment for approximately 150 couples on the evening of April 30. Dancing the night away, couples enjoy the music ot Private Eyes” at the 1983 prom. The band. Private Eyes. performs one o( many popular songs for couples attending prom. Chris Rose puts the finishing touches on a castle tower before setting it upright. 110 Prom“Magic Moments” to Remember Prom Royalty are 1st Attendants Rich Strang and Mary Doherty; Queen Lavon Krejcl and King Blake Mahnke; and 2nd Attendants Angel Schaffer and Doug Hinkley. Junior class sponsors are Mr. Marvin Ackerman and Miss Janet Swarthout. Freshmen servers Missy Skeen, Susan Stinnette. and Kelley Yost show varying interests throughout the night. Other servers include Nancy Schnell, Tami Ushio, Kelly Kaufman, and Deena Contonis. Randy Stephens escorts his date. Annette Collins, through the castle entrance way. Prom 111Seniors Enjoy Their Last The senior class of 1983 has anxiously awaited graduation day for the last 12 years. When their final year eventually came, they were faced with the business of ordering caps, gowns, and graduation announcements. Senior memory books were also signed and pictures exchanged. Deciding on class colors, song, and motto was another activity. They chose silver and burgundy as their class colors and a white rose with burgundy tips as their flower. “Magic Power” by Triumph was voted on for the class song. To achieve all that is possible we must attempt the impossible, to be all that we can be we must dream of being more was their motto. Besides these many activities, most seniors applied for various scholarships to help ease the high cost of college. Many decided not to continue their education but instead applied for full-time jobs. However, no matter what they chose to do, each senior cherished their last year at AHS but will now only have its memory. Sarah Lewis, Chris Panwitz. Rich Strang, and Laurie Hatzenbuhler have a little fun their senior year as they compete in a Tug O' War contest. Cheri Ann Appleyard Charles Eugene Athey Joann Marie Balderson Brenda Lynn Bedient William Bradley Beiber Mary Courtney Bixby 112 SeniorsYear at Alliance High Laurie Anne Boots Stacey Leigh Brown Lorlie Jeannette Burney Gregory James Carter Chrys Saline Christensen Micki Marlene Christensen Kelly B. Clark Marilyn Louise Clark Glen Alan Cole Randy L. Coleman Michael D. Colson Candace Rae Contryman Seniors 113Definite Plans Are Made Bonnie Louise Cook Elaine Charlotte Cook Eleanor Charlotte Cook Lori Lea Cox Curtis Ray Crabtree Janelle Kay Daugherty Eric Lynn Davis Maria Beth Davis Senior Mary Doherty takes time to look over her test one last time before handing it in to be graded. 114 Seniorsfor the Future Dorinda Lee Deines Candace Sue Dennon Kelly Jo Dexter Pam Rae Dilley Mary Elizabeth Doherty Jeffrey Alan Dugger Eden Kathleen Edwards Michael Everett Ellis Janet Elizabeth Engel Michael John Erickson Michele Ann Erickson Michelle L. Forney Seniors 115Senioritis Runs Wild in Tony Mark Fritzler Jerry L. Garton Rodney Duane Geist Adrian Arnold Gonzalez Kristine Katherine Graff Rod Geist. Randy Stephens, and Tracy Rice, members of the Dog Pack, entertain the Tracy Dean Grasmick crowd along with the cheerleading squad. 116 SeniorsThe Class of ’83 Wendie Henderson Douglas D. Hinkley Lisa Furrow Hoffman Brenda Sue Hopp Christopher Lee Hull Jody Jaggers Jandell Marie Jelinek Hanford Ben Johnson Seniors 117“Magic Power” by Triumph Colette Kathleen Jones Rikke Frank Jorgensen Todd Marlin Kautz Ronda Marlene Johnson Tammie Rae Kistler Bessie J. Kochiras Timothy Lee Kramer Lavon Kay Krejci Barry Robert Lamm Beth Meyer and Robin Sampson demonstrate their David William Lawrence opinion of cafeteria food. 118 SeniorsIs Senior Class Song Sarah Joanne Lewis John David Lloyd Shawn Jean Lore Patrick Lee Luff Boyd Roger Lulow Blake Lee Mahnke Brian Dee Mahnke Sandra Jean Hall Mann Cynthia Lynn Marchant Kristine Dorothea Margheim Sally M. Martin Bethanie Lynn Meyer Seniors 119Silver and Burgundy Are Hope Teresa Monroe John Martin Murphy Marla Marie Musfelt Thomas Warren Neeley Senior Steve Stackenwalt takes part in the game Accusac, a new fad at Alliance High. Rick Lee Nelson Sylvia Ann Newman Abbie Patricia Nollette Chris Eugene Panwitz 120 SeniorsChosen as Class Colors Melanee Peterson Kent A. Piihl Kevin Lee Plihl Michael Ray Pritchard Garry G. Rasmussen, Jr. Melodie R. Reeve Carol Ann Renteria Wanda M. Reynolds Tracy Dean Rice Kristi Denise Ridenour Ronda Lea Ross Troy Elbert Roten Seniors 121Class Flower is White Craig W. Rust Robin Michelle Sampson Michelle Forney announces the basketball starting five. Lisa Dolores Sanchez Angela Joy Schaffer Jane Ann Schick Chad Ernest Schlichtemeier Jackie Ruth Schulze Sandi I. Seidler 122 SeniorsRose With Burgundy Tips Steven Dale Stackenwalt Donna Jean Steggs Robert Ray Shlmp Charlene Irene Soden Randy Richard Stephens Richard L. Strang Jerry Merritt Swanson David Allen Terrell Kerri Dawn Thompson Rodney Lee Vaughn Mark I. Waddell Teri Ann Walker Seniors 123139 Seniors Graduate Janet Kay Ward Melanye Warden Anthony Thain Waybright Richard Ralph Weber Rhonda Jeannette West Teena Marie West Michael M. Wheeler Teresa Eugenia Weidmann Sherrie Ann Wolvington Samantha Ann Worley Suzy M. Ziegler Seniors not pictured: Shelly Jodene Bressman Penny Sue Dickey Shannon Conn Fickel David A. Fitzgerald Tannya Sue Fraedrich Tina Jo Hain Mitchell Allan Hood Madeline J. Ison Jett A. MacDonald Shawn M. Miller Clayton Alan Nolan 124 SeniorsSenior Index CHERI ANN APPLEYARD Spud Staff 3,4; Ads Manager 4; Quill and Scroll 3; DECA 3,4, President 4. CHARLES ATHEY A-Club 4; Basketball 1,2; Football 1.2; Track 3. JOANN BALDERSON Band 1,2,3.4; Concert Choir 1,2,3, 4, Rep 3,4; Swing Choir 3.4. Rep. 3; Girls Glee 1; Pep Band 1.2,3,4; All-State Choir 3,4, Alternate 4; Thespian 3,4; All School Musical 3. BRENDA BEDIENT Concert Choir 4; Spud Staff 3,4; FHA 1.2. BRAD BEIBER Band 2,3,4; Pep Band 2,3,4; A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,3.4; Football 1,3,4; Track 1,2,3,4; Cross Country 2, County Gov't Day 3. LAURIE BOOTS Girls Glee 1; Pep Club 4; YNA 4; FHA 1. AFS 4. STACEY BROWN Band 1.2,3,4; Concert Choir 1; Girls Glee 1; Pep Band 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1; Track 1; Volleyball 1; FHA 1; FCA 1,2. LORLIE BURNEY Volleyball 1; FFA 1,2,3,4; FBLA 1; Rodeo Club 1,2,3. GREG CARTER A-Club 3.4; Football 1,2,3.4; Wrestling; Golf; Spud Staff 2,3,4; Quill and Scroll 3,4; FCA 1,2,3. KELLY CLARK FFA 3.4. MARILYN CLARK Pep Club 4; Volleyball 1; Class Chm. 4, V-Pres; FFA 2,3,4, Secretary 3, V-Pres 4; FBLA 4; Rodeo Club 2.3, Secretary 2, V-Pres. 3. GLEN COLE Basketball 1,2; Track 1; FCA 2,3, V-Pres. 3; German Club 3; Chad. Schol. Cont. 3,4; Nat'l Honor Soc. 3.4. RANDY COLEMAN Wrestling 3; Art Club 4. MIKE COLSON FFA 12,3,4. BONNIE COOK Concert Choir 4; Pep Club 4; YNA 4. ELAINE COOK Band 1; YNA 4. Secretary 4; Chad Schol. Cont. 1. LORI LEA COX Concert Choir 2,3,4; Basketball 1, 2; Track 1.2; Volleyball 1.2; DECA 4. CURT CRABTREE Basketball 1; Track 2. JANELLE DAUGHTERY Girls Glee 1; Pep Club 4; Track 1; Volleyball 1; Dist. One Acts 2; FFA 12.3.4, Parliamentarian 3; FBLA 3, 4; DECA 4, Secretary 4; FFA Star Greenhand. MARIA DAVIS Band 2,3,4; Secretary 4; Pep Band 2,3,4; A-Club 3.4, Secretary Treasurer 4; Basketball 2,3,4; Track Manager 4; FBLA 4, Reporter 4; Cheerleading 3; County Gov’t Day 2; Nat’l Honor Soc. 4. ERIC L. DAVIS Wrestling 2; FFA 2,3; FCA 2,3; FBLA 3, Parliamentarian 3; German Club 2. DEE DEE DEINES A-Club 2,3.4; Basketball Manager 1,2; Track Manager 12,3,4; Cross Country Manager 3.4; Spud Staff 4; FHA 1,2, V-Pres. 2; FBLA 4; Cheerleading Mascot 3; AFS 3; Quill and Scroll Award 4. MARY E. DOHERTY A-Club 2,3.4; Basketball 1; Track 1,2; Volleyball 1; Student Gov’t 1, 2.3.4, President 4; Cheerleading 4; Thespian 3,4; Thespian Play 2.3; All School Musical 3; Art Club 4. JEFF DUGGER Basketball 1,2. EDEN EDWARDS Band 1; A-Club 3,4; Basketball 1; Volleyball 12,3,4; Annual Staff 3; Class Chm. 4, Treasurer 4; FCA 2. 3; FBLA 3.4. Historian 3. V-Pres. 4; Cheerleading 3.4; County Gov’t Day 3; Art Club 4. President 4; Homecoming 1st Attendant; Nat’l Honor Soc. 4. MICHAEL ELLIS A-Club 3.4; Basketball 1,3,4; Football 12.3.4; Wrestling 2; Golf 1,2,3, 4; FCA 1; County Gov’t Day 3, Dist. Alternate 3. JANET ENGEL Band 1 A-Club 3,4; Volleyball 1,2, 3.4; Cheerleading 3,4; Nat. Honor Society 3,4; German Club 2,3. MICHELE ERICKSON Track Manager 4; Volleyball 1; Cheerleading 3.4. V-Pres. 4. Homecoming Queen. MIKE ERICKSON A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 12,3,4; Football 12,3,4; Track 12,3,4. MICHELLE FORNEY Basketball 1,2,3; Volleyball 1; FBLA 3.4, President 4; Girl’s State 3; Dist. Speech Con. 2,3,4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Chad. Schol. Con. 3.4. ROD GEIST Basketball 12,3,4; Annual Staff 3. ADRIAN A. GONZALES Basketball 1; Student Gov’t 12,3,4; Dist. Speech Contest 3; County Gov’t Day 3; All School Bake Off 2.3. KRIS GRAFF Band; Pep Band 12,3,4; Majorette 2.3,4; Concert Choir 1,2, 3.4, Librarian 2, President 4; Swing Choir 3,4; Stage Band 3; Nat’l Honor Society 3,4; Thespian 3,4; All School PLay 2; All School Musical 3; Chad. Schol. Contest 4. TRACY GRASMICK A-Club 4; Basketball; Football 2.3. 4; Track 3; Chad. Schol. Con. 4. MARY HAIDER A-Club 3,4; Volleyball 12,3,4; Spud Staff 3,4; FBLA 2; Chad. Schol. Con. 4. TINA HAIN Band 1,2; Pep Band 1,2; DECA 3,4. SANDI HALL-MANN Basketball 1; Volleyball 1; Annual Staff 3; FFA 2,3,4, Parliamentarian 4; FBLA 3; Dist. Speech Contest 3; Rodeo Club 1,2,3, Reporter 1, Secretary 2, Treasurer 3. JAMES HARGER Track 1; Chad. Schol. Cont. 3.4; Art Club 4; Nat’l Honor Soc. 4. LAURIE HATZENBUHLER A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 12,3.4; Track 1; Student Gov’t 4. Secre tary Treasurer 4; FBLA 4; Cheerleading 3,4. President 4; County Gov't Day 3; German Club 1. WENDIE HENDERSON FFA 1,2,3; FBLA 2,3,4; Rodeo Club 2; Chad. Schol. Cont. 2,4. BRENDA HOPP Concert Choir 4; Basketball 1,2,3; Football 1,2; Golf 1; Volleyball 1.2; Cheerleading 4; All School Musical 3. CHRIS HULL A-Club 3.4; Football 2,3,4; Wrestling 12,3,4; Track 4. JODY JAGGERS A-Club 3,4; Volleyball 1,2,3,4; Student Gov’t 1,2,3,4; FBLA 4; Senior Index 125Cheerleading 3; County Gov't Day 3. BEN JOHNSON Football 2; Wrestling 4; Rodeo Club 3. COLETTE JONES A-Club 4; Volleyball 1.2.3,4; Class Chm. 3. Secretary 3; FBLA 4. Treasurer 4; Cheerleading 3; County Gov’t Day 3. RIKKE JORGENSEN Concert Choir 4; Pep Club 4; Spud Staff 4; Dist. Speech Contest 4; German Club 4; AFS 4; Thespian Play 4; Quill and Scroll Award 4. TODD KAUTZ DECA 4. TAMMIE KISTLER Concert Choir 1.2.3,4. Librarian 3, Secretary 4; Swing Choir 4; Girls Glee 1; Volleyball 1; Annual Staff 3.4; Dist. One Acts 2; Class Chm. 4. Secretary 4; FHA 2.3; FBLA 3; Y-Teens 1; Quill and Scroll 4. BESSIE KOCHIRAS Band 1,2,3; Pep Band 1,2,3; Annual Staff 3,4. LA VON KREJCI Band 1.2; Concert Choir 1,2,3,4; Swing Choir 2,4; Pep Band 1,2; Stage Band 2; Basketball 1; Volleyball 1; Dist. Speech Contest 2; County Gov’t Day 3; All School Musical 3; Flag Team 2,3; FFA 2,3, 4. V-Pres. 3. President 4; FFA State Farmer Degree; FFA W. Area Chm. State Assoc. BARRY LAMM Dist. One Acts 3; Dist. Speech Contest 2,3,4; State Speech Contest 3.4; Nat. Honor Society 3, 4; Thespian 4; Thespian Play 4; Chad. Contest 2.3. DAVID LAWRENCE A-Club 3,4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Football 1,2.3.4; Track 1,2,3,4; FCA 1. SARAH LEWIS A-Club 1,2,3.4; Basketball 2,3,4; Volleyball 3.4; FCA 2,3; FBLA 4. Historian 4; Nat. Honor Society 3,4; German Club 2. V-Pres. 4; Art Club 4; Scholastic Athlete 4; Athlete of the Year 4. SHAWN LORE Spud Staff 2.3.4; FFA 1.2.3,4, Treasurer 3. Reporter 4; Dist. Speech 2; County Gov’t Day 3; Nebr. H.S. Rodeo Assoc. 1,3,4; 82 Outstanding Teen. BOYD LULOW DECA 3,4. BLAKE MAHNKE Band 1,2,3,4, President 4; Pep Band 1,2,3,4; A-Club 3.4; Basketball 1.2,3,4; Football; Golf 1,2,3.4; Boy’s State 3; County Gov’t Day 3; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Art Club 4; Scholastic Athlete 4. BRIAN MAHNKE Band 12,3.4; Pep Band 12,3,4; A-Club 3.4; Basketball 12,3,4; Football 12,3,4; Golf 12,3,4; County Gov’t Day 3; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Thespian Play 2; Art Club 4. CYNTHIA MARCHANT Band 1; A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball Manager 1,2; Cross Country Manager 3.4; Spud Staff 4; FHA 2; FBLA 4; AFS 3; Track Manager 1,2, 3.4; Quill and Scroll Award 4. KRIS MARGHEIM Girls Glee 1; Concert Choir 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2; Volleyball 1; Annual Staff 3.4, Editor 4; Dist. One Acts. 3; Cheerleading 3,4; Girl’s State 3; Dist. Speech Con. 2; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Thespian 3,4, Treasurer 3, President 4; Thespian Play 2,3,4; All School Musical 3; Chadron Scholastic Contest 3,4; Quill and Scroll 4. SALLY MARTIN Concert Choir 2,3,4; Volleyball 1; DECA 4. BETHANIE MEYER Concert Choir 12,3,4; Pep Band 1. 2,3,4; Annual Staff 4; Dist. Speech Con. 4; State Speech Con. 4; Thespian 3,4; Thespian Play 4; Quill and Scroll 4; Nat’l Honor Soc. 4. HOPE MONROE Concert Choir 1; Annual Staff 3; Spud Staff 3,4; YNA 4, President 4; Student Gov’t 3; County Gov’t Day 3. JOHN MURPHY A-Club 4; Football 2,3,4; Concert Choir 1; Basketball 2. MARLA MUSFELT FHA 1.2. Secretary 2; FBLA 4. TOM NEELEY Band 2; Pep Band 2; Golf 1. RICK NELSON Chadron Scholastic Contest 2,3. CHRIS PANWITZ Band 1.2,3, Treasurer 3; Pep Band 1,2,3; A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2, 3.4; Football 12,3,4; Track 12,3,4; Class Chm. 3; Art Club 4; Nat’l Honor Soc. 4. KENT PIIHL A-Club 12,3,4; Basketball 1; Football 12,3,4; Wrestling 2,3,4; Track 12,3,4; Thespian Play 3. KEVIN PIIHL A-Club 12,3,4; Basketball 1; Football 12,3,4; Wrestling 2.3.4; Track 12,3,4; Annual Staff 4; Thespian Play 3. CAROL RENTERIA Pep Club 4; YNA 4; FHA 1. WANDA REYNOLDS Band 1,2; Concert Choir 1; Pep Band 2; Stage Band 2; DECA 2,3,4. KRISTI RIDENOUR Band 1,2; A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2; Track 12,3,4; Volleyball 2,3,4; Spud Staff 3,4; Quill and Scroll 3.4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Chad. Schol. Con. 2. RONDA ROSS Pep Club 4; YNA 4; FHA 2,3, Secretary 3; FCA 2; FBLA 4; All School Musical 3; Y-Teens 1; Chad. Schol. Con. 1 TROY ROTEN Band 1,2; Pep Band 1.2; Pep Club 4; A-Club 3.4; Basketball 1,2,3; Football 12,3,4; Track 1,2,3; FCA 1,2; Boy’s State 3; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Chad. Schol. Con. 1,3,4. ROBIN SAMPSON Concert Choir 4; Vollebyall 1; Dist. One Acts 3; FCA 2,3; Dist. Speech Con. 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Thespian 3.4; Thespian Play 3,4; All School Musical 3; AFS 3. ANGEL SCHAFFER Track 1; FFA 3, Sweetheart; Rodeo Club 1,2. CHAD SCHLICHTEMEIER A-Club 2,3,4, V-Pres. 4; Basketball 12,3,4; Football 12,3,4; Track 1,2, 3,4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3,4; Chad. Schol. Con. 3; Athlete of the Year 4. SANDI SEIDLER Concert Choir 2,3,4; FFA 1,2,3; Rodeo Club 1,2,3. ROBERT SHIMP Basketball 1,2; Football 1,2; Chad. Schol. Contest 4. CHARLENE SODEN YNA 4; FHA 1. STEVE STACKENWALT A-Club 4; Football 4; Golf 4; Art Club 4. RANDY STEPHENS A-Club 3.4; Basketball 3,4; Football 3,4; Track 3,4; Student Gov’t 4; County Gov’t Day 3; Nat. Honor Society 3.4. RICH STRANG A-Club 3,4; Basketball 1; Football 12,3,4; Track 3.4; Chad. Schol. Con 3. JERRY SWANSON A-Club 3.4; Football 12,3.4; Class 126 Senior IndexChm. 4, President; Student Gov’t 4; Thespian Play 3,4. DAVE TERRELL FHA 1,2; German Club 4. KERRI THOMPSON Band 1,2,3,4; Concert Choir 1,2,3, 4; Swing Choir 3,4; Girls Glee 1; Pep Band 1,2,3,4; Golf 1; All School Musical 3; Chad. Schol. Con. 4. ROD VAUGHN Basketball 1; Football 1,2,3,4; Wrestling 2,3; Art Club 4. MARK WADDELL Band 1,2,3; Pep Band 1,2; Basketball 1; Football 1,2,3.4; Wrestling 3, Track 1,2,3. TERI WALKER Track 1; Cross Country 2; Golf 1, FFA 3,4; FCA 2; DECA 4. MELANYE WARDEN Band 2,3,4: Pep Band 2,3,4; Thespian 4; Thespian Play 4. TONY WAYBRIGHT Concert Choir 4; Swing Choir 4; Football 2; Dist. One Acts 2,3; Student Gov't 4; County Gov't Day 3; Thespian 2,3,4; Thespian Play 2,3,4; Chad. Schol. Con. 4. RICK WEBER A-Club 4; Football 1,2,3; Wrestling 2,3,4; Golt 1. TERESA WEIDMANN DECA 4, Historian. RHONDA WEST Concert Choir 2,3,4, Secre tary Treasurer 3; Swing Choir 2,3, 4; Girls Glee 1; Annual Staft 4; All School Musical 3; AFS 2.3. TEENA WEST A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Track 1,2,3,4; Cross Country 2,3,4; Volleyball 1; FCA 1; Thespian 3,4; Thespian Play 2,3. MIKE WHEELER Annual Staft 3.4; Spud Staff 3,4; Quill and Scroll 3,4; Nat'l Honor Soc. 4. ‘ Seniors not listed where classified under General Course or did not provide the necessary information. Grads Bid Farewell to AHS Before joining his classmates for the processional, Mike Wheeler adjusts his graduation cap to look his very best for the big event. Seniors Tracy Rice and Mary Doherty are chosen as class speakers. Life is so precious, but future comes fast; Before you know it the present’s the past. Time slips from your fingers like granules of sand; The passing of time is something you can’t command. Before you know it your childhood days are gone; Without your security blanket you're forced to carry on. You must grow up now, it’s time to face life; Through good times and bad, struggle and strife. There are good times ahead but only you make them so. It's a great big world and there's so much more to know. College is drawing near and so are the decisions; Our lifestyle will go through many changes and revisions. We still have our dreams and memories that last; But live life to the fullest, because future comes fast. MICHELLE ERICKSON Senior Index Graduation 127Ads The community as well as the school has grown and changed in many ways this year. Some stores such as the Hanger, the Conversation Piece, and Martin's Mexican Food have left, and others like K-MART, the Book Rack, El Chaperral, and Coast to Coast have replaced them. Still others have gained a new look, such as Laing's Liquor and the Famous. It's still the same old Butte; it’s just the faces of the stores that give the downtown area variety from year to year. Ads Division 129Elks Congratulations to the Class of ‘83’ The Finest Dining Facilities in Alliance BURLINGTON NORTHERN RAILROAD “Where Good Neighbors Work”We Support Our Students in Alliance Stop in—Drive in or Sit down in our new Dining Room Ads 131Happy Dog Family Entertainment Center Food and Fun 218 W. 3rd 762-1 140 “Congratulations” Seniors of 1983 Panhandle Vision Clinic Dr. Robert C. Dietrich, O.D. PO Box 490 Sucgang Medical Bldg. 515 Niobrara Ave. Alliance, NE 69301 Congratulations Seniors of 1983 from the Alliance Country Club 114 E. 3rd PO Box C Alliance, Nebraska Phone (308) 762-2610 COMMUNITY TELE-COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Alliance Community T.V. Serving you and the community for 24 years your entertainment connection for the 80’s. Congratulations Seniors of 1983 132 Ads The Court, Inc. Racquetball of Alliance 1202 E. 10th Street 762-7149 “Congratulations, Seniors” Good Samaritan Village In Christ’s Love Everyone is someone If you want to spend time with the elderly Call 762-5675Dr. Gary D. Christensen, D. D. S. Farm- Truck and 4q0j Passenger Car Tires Olson Tire Co. 3rd Flack Alliance 762-8620 KURL SWIRL Midland Electric Supply Alliance Sta-Nu Cleaners Bauer’s Bootery Redman’s Shoes and Fashions Thiele Drug Thiele Jewelry Dr. Gene Giles, D.D.S. Mimi Roller Saudia Wilcox Ja Vae Ermels Kathy Thompson Kenly Bradly Alliance Tractor Implement Bedient Litho Printing Patrick’s Liquor Rhoads’ Dobson Dodge Fertilizer Feeds Seeds Chemicals Husky Petroleum We Do It Better! 762-3941 Electric Hose and Rubber Company Doyco Company P.O. Box 618 Congratulations, Seniors! WOOLRICH Alliance Chiropractic Clinic Nelson, Wells, Inc. Todd's Body Frame Shop 3J’s Beauty Salon Earl Cummings’ Sears WHEELERS Carter Sales MAGIC MIRROR Super 8 Motel Town Country GRAMPY’S John’s Shoe Repair McCarroll’s Motel Ads 133Sandhills Veterinary Clinic Dr. Mark Tracy Dr. E. VonTour 762-2181—West 3rd Congratulations, Class of 1983! Dr. Floyd E. Brown, D.C. and Linda Alliance Motors Unlimited 1024 Flack 762-3480 Sales, service, automotive tune-up and repair Harland O. Johnson, mgr. Alliance Vision Center Robert W. Bowen, O.D. William M. Glassbrenner, O.D. 2409 Box Butte 762-4056 Best Wishes to the Class of 83 Peltz Construction and Concrete Company 1016 Flack Alliance, Nebraska FIRST FEDERAL LINCOLN 223 Box Butte Ave. 762-2160 Gary L. Ermels, branch mgr. M row SATISf ACTION IS-AIWAYS RUST!, Produc© Groceries didMlM Open 24 hrs. daily—7 days a week Alliance Plaza Shopping Center Dee-Lite Bakery 117 W. 3rd 762-1596 Western Nebraska's most Modern Little Bakery” 134 AdsMcDonald’s Salutes the Students of Alliance High School Ads 135 1449 West 3rd Alliance'7pT PBAIRII STATES Custom Cattle Feeders; Your best local grain market Congratulations to the class of 1983 136 Ads KCOW The People Radio 1400 Shawn Lore Cover—Jones Motor Co. 3rd Big Horn Lampert Lumber 1107 Flack For All of Your Building Needs Congratulations, Class of “83”Congratulations to the Class of 1983! D.D. Shannon, M.D. Mrs. B.G. Bauman D.N. Taylor, Jr., D.D.S. D.N. Taylor, Sr., D.D.S. R.J. Morgan, M.D. Ads 137Kay Bandel of Hatch Drug HATCH DRUG 402 Box Butte Pepsi's got your taste for life! Pepsi Cola Bottling Company Alliance, Nebraska Bottled under appointment of Pepsi Cola, Purchase, NY 138 Ads Doug Kuehn Gene’s Pharmacy 719 Flack Ave 762-3387 Olson’s Brittan Insurance Moving and Storage Agency Inc. 762-4370 Local and Long Distance Allied Van Lines 304 Niobrara 762-2244 Inci irnnnp 1230 W. 3rd AGENT Alliance II loLII Ul luv Plans Tailored to Your Needs Economy Glass Co., Inc. Serving Alliance 1004 East 10th Street Alliance, Nebraska 69301 Phone 762-6868 Since 1946 “Give Us A Break” See us for all your financial needs Checking accounts, auto loans, saving plans Gina Garrett. Joe Bowen. Colette Jones, and Doug Bearden THE ALLIANCE NATIONAL BANK At the Alliance National Bank We’re blazing the trail for you. Ads 139Marker’s Pittsburgh Paints 216 Platte Full line of Pittsburgh Paints and Rez Products Best wishes to the class of 1983! Many Class Rings to Choose from. Williams’ Jewelers R. L. (Bob) Williams 317 Box Butte Kris Margheim and Bobbi Ferguson look at class rings. Ed’s Used Cars 323 Flack 762-3931 Everyone drives a used car. Congratulations to the class of 1983! What is this? It is Energy Conservation using RAC L O P O. Can you eat it? No. But it is good for All Americans! PANHANDLE RURAL ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP ASSOCIATION TITTEL MOTOR CO. Quality Used Cars The Muffler House Magnavox Sales and Service 571 West 3rd Phone 762-2700 140 AdSWe're happy to print The Spud We're proud of Eden Edwards A part-time employee T1MES-HERALD ouse of photography 13081 762 1291 Ads 141 THESW 7 VJ Eden Edwards, with her dad Doug Edwards. Times Herald Production Manager, discuss the school paper.THE ELMS For Fine Dining and Drink Kelly Clark 3 Dining Rooms Quality Broiled Steaks, Chicken, and Seafood Prime Rib Every Friday and Saturday Night 1015 E. 3rd King-Sized Cocktails 762-3425 Parking on east side of Building Best of Luck to the Class of 1983 From Neil and Sandy and EmployeesTom Goaley Bob Schott Mark Miller R.K. Nelson Lloyd Softley John Mitchell Kim Cornette R. K. Nelson AssociatesKentucky Fried Chicken 910 Flack Alliance, Nebraska 762-3980 Dave Spencer. John Luft. Dwight Lamm. Dan Thompson. Doug Taylor. Bruce Schultz. Jonnie Schultz. Shawn Schultz. Sherry Haulman. JoAnn Weidman. Wanda Reynolds. Carlene Murphy. Lois Jennings, and Tina Hain are the proud employees of Kentucky Fried Chicken. Kentucky Fried Chicken cAN ALTHORIZED KFC CATERING OUTLET No one else does it tender and juicy the Colonel’s way. 144 AdsBURLINGTON NORTHERN EMPLOYEES WHO LIVE AND WORK ON THE ALLIANCE DIVISION WE SERVE Brad Beiber. Brenda Hopp. Michele Erickson, and Mike Erickson ALLIANCE RAILROAD EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION POST OFFICE BOX 697 ALLIANCE, NEBRASKA 69301 Area Code 308 TELEPHONE 762-5702 KmIi —mh 4 110.000 ® NCUA H. dmi u lr u» NlliowJ ( r dil I uw Ads 145Alliance Job’s Daughters Bethel 3 Counterclockwise, far left: Katie Schnell. Susan Edgerton. Kelly Penny. Keri Taylor. Vicki Dickensen. Jenny Skeen. Carla Hendersen. Kris Graff. Amanda Heitz. Angie Moore. Tami Ushio. Missy Skeen. Teri Herman. Vesta Jo Curtiss. Robin Tucker. Mel Pebley, Jeanne Sterner. Jill Moravek. Linda Pebley. Joni Herman. Past Honored Queen Kelly Dexter. Honored Queen Michelle Forney. Linda Fairbanks. Kim Rathbun and Gay Pedersen. Inside, counterclockwise, far left: Dawn Kuehl. Cindy Chase. Mindy Mashburn. Sue Suprano. Vanessa Curtiss. Vikki Curtiss. Valerie Curtiss. Jaimi Moravek. Shari Warday and Brenda Dobson. 1982 State Ritual Champions National 2nd Place Ritual Winners National 2nd Place Choir Winners 146 AdsAlliance Medical Center 2307 Box Butte 762-3741 Alliance, Nebraska 69301 W. L. Fairbanks, M.D. B.D. Forney, M.D. Best Wishes to the Class of ’83 Michelle Forney. Steve Forney, and Linda Fairbanks Ads 147Montgomery Ward Crowe’s Sales Agency 762-3954 216 Box Butte 312 Box Butte Alliance, Nebraska Congratulations to the Seniors of 1983 KP°NY FM Music in Stereo 221 E. 3rd Alliance Congratulations, Seniors Neil’s Truck Service and employees Internationals—T rucks 414 Black Hills Phone: 762-3310 Hamiltons Outdoor Sports 116 W. 4th 762-5780 Your Hunting and Fishing Headquarters Congratulations to the Class of 1983 Farmer’s Implement Co. Case—Massey—Ferguson Farm Equipment West 3rd 762-5000 Sales and Parts Sound Outlet Flop on Down for All Your Music Needs “Rock’n with the times” 148 Ads 314 Box Butte One-Stop Decorating Service—Floor Covering Wall Covering—Paint Congratulations Class of ’83 -Tea) 218 Box Butte Ave. Alliance, Nebraska 69301 JVev, “Congratulations, Seniors” Janelle Daugherty and Rod Vaughn Chapter VI The little place next to the theatre You’ve finally made it Seniors We carry special gifts for special people Famous Clothing Men’s Clothing, Furnishings and Shoes 307 Box Butte Alliance, NE Nebraska AAA Cornhusker Motor Club Insurance Sales Rep. George Vorovka 1608 Emerson 762-1288 We make the good life better’’ 7 INSURANCE Alliance Hemingford Ads 149Hayward’s Open Range 210 Box Butte Lavon Krejci and her prize winning lamb. Western Wear and Tack Congratulations to the Class of 1983! BERNIE'S ACE HARDWARE ALLIANCE, NEBRASKA VA« iumurAii?=7 315'3 Laramie - Dial 762-3488 General Hardware Electric Supplies Plumbing Supplies Farm Supplies Alliance Lumber Co. “Your friendly yard” 1020 West 3rd Alliance 762-3274 Nancy’s Nearly New Shoppe 214 West 3rd 762-7993 Consignment shop for new and used items. Johnson’s Feed Store Master Mix Feeds 116 Black Hills Ph. 762-2255 150 AdsHeitz Eastside Texaco 424 E. 3rd 762-2567 Bulk delivery, U-Haul trucks and trailers, tire and minor repairs, block and cube ice. HOUSE OF BEAUTY 211 Box Butte heads first for beauty Call 762-1414 for an appointment. Kim Hamilton Hamilton’s Service Center 843 West 6th Alliance, Nebraska Ken Hamilton 762-2510 Bullock’s Body Shop 211 Williamette 762-2081 “We don’t want all the business in Box Butte County, just Your’s.” Nebraska Typewriter 8c Equipment, Inc. of Alliance 217 East 3rd 762-3675 Your franchized Royal Typewriter—A.B. Dick Spirit duplicators, copiers, Mita Copy star copiers Dealer. State Farm Insurance 515 Niobrara Sucgang Bldg. Alliance, Nebraska 762-4200 ‘Complete Insurance’ Plains Implement 8c Motor Company John Deere Eversman Farm Hand 10th 8c Hwy 2 762-5870 Ads 151The Guardian State Rank and Trust Co. Alliance, Nebr. »301 Donald D. Stull, Chairman of the Board Charles W. Griffis, President Lane R. Nansel, Executive V. President Dale Borg, Senior Vice President Kenneth L. Littlejohn, Sen. V. Pres. Jerry L. Beagle, Sen. Vice President James C. Nelson, Vice President L. Leroy Schommer, Vice President Robert J. Lauer, Asst. Vice Pres. Signa E. Holub, Assistant Cashier Brian W. Lundy, Assistant Cashier Daisy P. McAndrew, Assistant Cashier M. Maxine Pokorski, Asst. Cashier Trust Department Frank L. Balderson, Sen. Trust Officer W.A. Seiler, Trust Officer John R. O'Neal II, Asst. Trust Officer The Financial Center of Western Nebraska Member F.D.I.C. 152 Adsegner k otors nc. 525 EAST THIRD STREET ALLIANCE. NEBRASKA 69301 G. M. LINES PHONE (308)762-3855 “Skateland of Alliance” 1312 East 10th 762-6898 Congratulations Class of ’83 “We firmly believe the majority of people are polite—it is for them we are in business” L. B. Murphy Co. Makes the good life better We clothe the whole family. L.B. Murphy employee. Sue Lurz AdS 153WESTERN NEBRRSSR SAVINGS COMPANY Higher rates on savings than any Bank or Savings Loan Passbook Accounts 614% Certificates Available at Higher Interest Rates A State Chartered Industrial Loan Investment Co. Accounts guaranteed to $30,000 by N.D.I.G.C. 762-5302 204 West 3rd Street P.O. Box 458 Ads 154 Ronald L. Hiatt presidentMatt Christensen. Rob Moyle. Bryan Morgan. Jim Hertog. Kevin Hoppens. Steve Stackenwalt. Mike Erickson. Jason ODell. Rob Finch. Tim Hansen. Jim Graff. Steve Forney. Damen Heitz. Mike Cover, Troy Strang. Derrick Schwanebeck. Pat Marcoe. Dan Kinzer. Dan Hemple. Jim Penny. Greg Carter, and Joe Bowen. Alliance Chapter Congratulations to the Class of 1983 Ads 155Skip’s Steak ’n Eggs Open 24 Hours 930 West 3rd 762-1922 Alliance, Nebraska Alliance Super Service 404 East 3rd Street 762-6106 The fastest lube in town!” alliance SUPER service OH change and lube while you wait PRODUCTS Marshall’s Sport Shack Complete Sportswear 1207 Toluca ‘‘Congrats to the Class of 1983!” BRUCE FURNITURE West 3rd 762-6980 free parking, free delivery, credit available; where quality brand name furniture is sold for less. Bumper to Bumper Service RED JACK’S BODY SHOP 604 West Second Alliance, Ne. 69301 Jake Razo, Owner Phone: 762-3028 Harris Sales Local distributor for Old Home Bakery Goods Best wishes to the Class of ’83 156 AdsIn appreciation for its carpet donation to our darkroom, the Annual Staff recognizes THE ANNEX Complete floor covering needs Carpet—Vinyl—Ceramic Tile Scott Randall 1003 W. 3rd Alliance, NE Office: 762-1188 Home: 762-3087 Congratulations, Seniors The 1982-83 Annual Staff Wishes the Class of 1983 Congratulations and Best Wishes for a successful and happy future.Index A Abbott. Polly 19,21, 107 Abbott. Scott 15,20.21,22,23.98 Academic Division 70.71 A-Club 43 Activities Division 30,31, Adams. Bret 46.64,98 Adams. Larry 78. Adams. Lezlie 52,53,98 Adamson. LaVone 98 Administration 87 Ads 130-157 Ads Division 128.129 AFS 36 Aguallo, Elizabeth 62,92 Aguallo, Ernie 46,64,98 Alvarado. Billy 62.98 Alvarado. Ramona 104 Annual 40 Appleyard. Cheri 41.32.112 Appleyard. Pam 21,72.98 Ardinger. Sherringa 36,78 Art 24.25 Art Club 35 Athey, Charles 112 Atkins. Jeanie 18,92 Awesome 10,11 B Bacon. Jeri 59.61.98 Bainter. Kathy 9, Balderson, Betty 23 Balderson. Joann 19.20, 112. 179 Balderson. John 55 Ballentine. Janine 18.49.59,67,92 Bardsley. Don 104 Basketball, Boy's 56,57.58 Basketball. Girl’s 59.60.61 Batt. Ronald Bauer. Matt 38,92 Beagle. Tom Bearden. Doug 21.46,62.92,139 Bearden. Lori 7, Beck. Terri 49.92 Becker. Bernard 73 Beckhotf. Deanna 20.36.104 Beckhoft, Lauri 92 Bedient. Brenda 21.112 Bedient. Roger 38.98 Behrn. Bryan 48.92 Behm. Chanda 20,28.104 Beiber. Brad Bergen. Kandy 22 Bernard. Bill 104 Berry. Ray,105.107,108 Berry, Tony 19, Billick, Camela Bixby. Courtney 21.35.112 Black. Michelle 18.20,98 Blakeman, DeAnn 18,104 Bolinger. Bonnie 92 Bolinger, Celena 90,36 Boness. Brigit 3.19, Boness. Lorraine 85 Boness. Richard 86 Booster Club 68 Boots. Amy 98 Boots. Laurie 113 Bowen. Joseph,53.83. Brammer. Kama 49.50,59,61.98 Brehm, Vicki 92 Brenner. Jolene 17.19,98 Bressman. (Reynolds) Shelly Bright. Christie Brixius, Brek 92 Brost, Heather 22.67.92 Brown. Stacey 19.113 Brown. Wayne 54,55,74 Bruntz. Jett Bull. Dwayne 48.62.93 Burger. Tom 93 Burgess. Bill 87 Burney. Lorlie 113 Bush, Bob 48.98 Bush, Ronald Buskirk, Deanna 20.28.104 Bussinger. Rob 93 c Carr. Cathy 98 Carr, Mike 48,93 Carter. Greg Casados. Angelo 46 Cassel. Nikki 98 Caudle. Cassie 93 Caventer. Pam 42,59.61,98 Caventer. Sherry 86 Chase. Cindy 146 Chase. Brian 104 Chaulk. Kelly 38,99 Cheerleaders 42 Chouanard, Jacqueline 36,89,104 Chouanard, Katie 14.17.18,29,33.36.40. Christensen. Chrystal 113 Christensen. Ellen 80.85 Christensen. John 55 Christensen. Matt Christensen. Micki 113 Clark. Christine Clark. Kelly 113.142 Clark, Marilyn 113 Clark. Sherry 19.93 Clark. Vicki Classes Division 90.91 Closing 164-168 Cole. Glen 113 Cole. Sue 21 Coleman. Randy 35,76,113 Collins. Annette 111 Colson. Mike 113 Colwell. Greg 48.55,93 Communication 77 Concert Band 18.19 Concert Choir 20.21 Contonis. Dan 87 Contonis. Deena Contryman. Candy 113 Contryman. Tom 46.99 Cook. Bonnie 20.41,114 Cook. Elaine 41,114 Cook. Eleanor 41,114 Cook. Gary 99 Cottrell. Brett 48.64.76 Covalt, Lonnie 99 Cover. Michael Cox. Lori 21,114 Crabtree. Curt 114 Cross Country 52.53 Cullen. Pat 82 Culton. Maxine 85 Current Events 4.5 Curtiss, Valerie 146 Curtiss, Vanessa 146 Curtiss. Vesta Jo 17.18.20,, D Daniels. Rhonda 99 Daugherty. Janelle 32,114,149 Davis. Lisa Davis. Maria 18.19, Davis. Mike 93 Davis. Rick 114 Dawn. Blaine 41,99 Dawn. Sharia 93 Debus. Suzanne 93 DECA 32 Robb Finnegan's hours ot pain and sweat during practice pay otf in the long run as he pulls ahead to become the leader ot the pack. 158 IndexDeines. Dee Dee 115.136 Dennon, Candy 11,21,115,179 Dexter. Kelly Dickensen. Vicki 146 Dilley. Kent 93 Dilley. Pamela 21.41.179 Ditsch. Becky 99 Dobson. Brenda 146 Dobson. Kim 49.93,119 Dobson. Michelle 49,93 Doherty. Mary Doyle. Joyce 36,104 Drabbels, Tad 99 Drake. Kathy 84 Drivers Education 83 Dubray, Ricky 41,93 Dutek. Michele 93 Dugger, Cyndy 21,104 Dugger. Jett 115 Dunbar, Dawn 36.93 Dunbar. Denis 46.56.64,76.99 Duryea. Bob 86 Dye. Laura 20,99 E Edgerton. Susan 53,67.99,146 Edminster, Marcy 26,27, Edwards. Doug 48,93 Edwards. Eden 6, 136.164 Egger. Shawn 93 Ellis. Michael Emerson. Ruth Ann 93 Engel. Janet 2,42,50,115 Engert. Carlin 48.64.93 English. 72,73 Erickson. Kenneth 46,56,104.108.155. 167 Erickson. Micheal 6,42.46.56,64.69 Erickson. Michele 6.7,115,144 Evert. Kevin 93 F Fairbanks, Linda 14.17, 146,147 FLBA 33 Fall Play 14.15 Fenicle, Tammy 36,93 Fero. Jared 99 FFA 38 FHA 36 Fickle. MeShonne 21 Fiebig. Lila 76 Finch. Rob 155 Fine Arts 76 Fine Arts Awards 28.29 Fine Arts Division 12,13 Finegan, Robb 53.62,64, 158 Foos, Mickelle 75,99 Football 46,47.48 Forney. Joey 22,39.59,93 Forney. Michelle,146.147 Forney. Steve 18,55.99,147.155 Fowler. Nancy 20.105 Fraedrich. Arlen 105 Franklin. Susan 49,93 Freshmen 92-97 Fritzler, Marty 93 Fritzler, Tony 55.116 Fuller. Jim 62 Furman. Bill 80 G Garrett, Gina 18.93.139 Garton, Jerry 116 Gasseling. Jett Gasseling. Laura 105 Gaswick. Candace 21,39.50.51,69.88. 89,105,107 Geist, Rich 48.62,94 Geist. Rodney 56.116 Gerking. Lisa 49.59.94 Gerlich, Karen 19,94 Giles, Marci 77 Goff. Wayne 87 Golden. Tammy 99 Golf 54.55 Gonzalez. Adrian 116 Gonzalez. Audry Gonzalez. Brenda 40 Gonzalez. Celeste 100 Gonzalez. Julianne 11.18.94 Gonzalez. Ralph Goode, Joreen 94 Goode, Leigh Ann Grabbing Bear. Leanne 41 Graduation 127 Graff. James Graff. Kathy 23 Graff. Kris 17,,28,29.89.116. 117 Grasmick. Julie Grasmick. Tracy 46,94,116 Green. Amy Green, Eric (Thomas) 17,19.21.22,48.58. 64,94 Green. Stephanie 28 Greggs, Toni 22,94 Greve, Alice 41,80 Grier. Brian Grieser, Bonae 94 Griffith. Tami 100 Guidance-Staff 85 H Haider. Mary 50 117 Hain. Curt 19.48,64 Hain. Tina 32.144 Hall. Sandi 38.119 Hamilton. Bill 48.64.94 Hamilton, Cynthia 94 Hamilton. Kim 117.151 Hamilton. Sandra 32,105 Hammond. Mark 55 Hansen. Randy 48,62.63.94 Hansen. Tim 48.55,100,155 Hanzes, Todd 48 Harger. Cristeen 18.94 Harger, James 24.35,117 Harms, Kerry 48,62.64.94 Harris. Angie 94 Harris, Jamie 18.48,62,94 Harris. Jeff Harsin. Leon 100 Harsin. Tim 155 Hart. Doug Hart. Lana 105 Hashman, Nancy 20,21.105.167 Head football coach Skip Olds ex presses the elation that every loyal fan feels at a touchdown. Hatzenbuhler. Laurie 117 Haulman. Sherri 144 Hawk, Jim 48.74 Heap. Jim 64.94 Heckman. David Heckman, Rusty Hedrick. Tim 48,58.94 Heitz, Amanda 146 Heitz. Damen 115 Hempel. Dan,76.94.155 Henderson. Carla Henderson. Wendie 117 Herian. Jay 94 Herman. Joni 146 Herman. Terri 146 Hernandez. Dawn 41,105 Hernandez. Georgia 41,94 Hertog. Jim 17.19.55,77,105,155 Hiatt. Scott 46.64.100 Higgins. Marilyn 22,67,94 Hill. Dannon 100 Hinkley. Douglas 111.117 Hinton. Brian 53.64.94 Hirter. Julie 21,42,105 History 80 Hoffman. Lisa 117 Hoffman. Paul 78,100 Holdeman. Jim 15.46.165 Homecoming 6,7 Honors Convocation 88,89 Hoover. Penny 81 Hoover. Coy 55.56.100 Hoover. Scott 55 Hopp. Brenda Hoppens. Kevin 11,18,46.62,64.75.100. 155,165 Houser. Penny 36.94 Hudson. Scott 53.100 Huggler. Sheldon 16.18,53,100 Hall. Christopher Hume. Lesli 19.100 Husman. Larry 105 Index 159I lllian. Clayton 81 Index 158-163 Ison. Jerri 42.94 j Jaggers, Jody Jansante. Val 56 Jedlicks, Vicki 100 Jelinek. Jan Jenkins. Glen 100 Jenkins. Retta Jensen. Susan 85 Jesse. Chris Jesse. Veronica 18.100 Jines. Don 38.46.100 Johnson. Ben 46,62,117 Johnson. Brad 58,94 Johnson. Dave 78 Johnson. Edward 100,165 Johnson. Janet 81 Johnson. Rondo Jones. Colette Jones. Kathy 59.95 Jones. Liz 50.106 Jones. Patricia 79 Jones. Rhonda 20.77.106 Jorgensen. Rikke 141.167 Journalism 83 Juniors 104-109 K Kammerer. Jeff 48.95 Kaufman. Kelly 22,54.59,67.75.95 Kautz, Todd 118 Keane. Gary 106.108 Kelly. Sharon 67 Kepler. Kim 38.54.106 Kerns. Angie 54.101.119 Kerr. Kirt King. Vickie 19.95 Kinser. Danny 94,155 Kistler. Tommie Knote. Thomas 21,95 Kochiras. Angie 19.50,59.101 Kochiras. Bessie 119 Koester. David 119 Kollars. Ron 17, Koozer. Gayle 20,106 Kosmicki. Kelly 49.50,59.61,67.101 Kozal, Doug 48.95 Kray. Jennifer 22.95 Kramer. Tim 18.35,118 Krantz. William Krause. Tina 21,106 Krause. Wendi 20.22,38.106 Krejci. Lavon,118,150 Krueger. James Kuehn. Douglas 78,101.138 Kuehn. Jim 47,36,64 Kuehn. Pat 55 Kutschke. Karla 95 L Lambert. Jim 55,95 Lambert. Kurt 46.106 Summer baseball keeps many athletes like Jeff Tomlin in shape for school sports while also giving them time to see their friends and have fun. Lamm. Barry 15, Langford. Jackie 59.95 Langston. James Langston, Jeff 17.18.95 Larkowski. Betsy 20.100 Lauder. Paul Lauder, Thomas 76 Lauer. Jennifer 18.67.95 Lawrence. Al 56 Lawrence. Archie 56.64.87 Lawrence. David 46,118 Lawrence. Jerrod 56.106 Lawrence. Joyce 85 Lehl. JoJo 106 Lessert. Bret 48.95 Lessert. Simone 106 Lewallen. Bryan 24,95 Lewallen. Wesley 64.106.109 Lewis. Edna 85 Lewis. Leslie 64.101 Lewis, Lyle 64.95 Lewis. Sarah 33.35, Liberg, Traci 54.106 Library 84 Littlehoop. Clifford 107 Littlehoop. Laura 41.95 Littlejohn. LeAnn 38.41.107 Lloyd, John 119 Lloyd. Judy 18.22.95 Lloyd. Tammy Lore. Shawn 38.119.136 Loutzenhiser. John 95 Luft, John 107.144 Luft. Rick 119 Lulow. Boyd 119 Lulow. Casey 101 M MacDonald. Jeff 121 Mahnke, Blake Mahnke. Brian 11.19.35, 119.136 Mandelberg. Stacey 101 Mandelberg. Vicki 50.89.105,106,107. 110 Mannlein. Larry 24.77,81 Mannlein, Sally 81 Manuel, Paul 46.64.101 Merchant. Bill 75 Marchant. Cynthia Merchant. Kim Marching Band Pep Band 16 Marcoe. Pat 115 Margheim. Joy 18.95 Margheim, Kris 15.2134.42.83.88,119. 149.179 Marshall. Elissa Martin. Denise 107.109 Martin, Sally 119 Marx. Carrie 50.59,61.100.101 Mashburn, Melissa 146 Math 74 Mattley. Kathy 101 McCall. Eric 106 McCall, Richard 84 McCracken. Mike 48,55,95 McCune, David 48.95 McDonald. Bob 95 McDonald. Don McFall. Jami McFall. Jo 95 McFall. Juli 53.67.107 McGuire. Scott 48.95 McMurray. Anita 85 Merritt. Thelma 84 Meyer. Beth Midgett, Trevor 107 Miller. Troy 95 Miller. Wendy 18,22.95 Mills. Jeff 18.48,58.95 Mittan. Gary 95 Monroe. Hope 41.120 Moore. Angie 29 34, Moore. Sandy 23 Moravek. Jill 18.101.146 Morgan. Bryan Moscrip, Marion 87 Moscrip, Mike 101 Moss. Terri 85.101.137 Moyle. Rob 19.28,29.107.155 Muller. Russ 56,107,165 Muller. Shawn 48.58.95 Mundt. Sandy 107 Murphy. John 120 Musfelt, Marla 33.120 Music. Parents 23 Myers. Bill 95 160 IndexN Nansel. Barbara 86 Nason. Mike 95 Navarro. Juanita 19,21,107 Naylor, Rod 101 Neeley. Tom 120 Nelson. Dan Nelson. Mark 101 Nelson, Rick 78,120 Nelson, Steve 46.48,68,72 Nelson, Teresa 75 Nepper, Bruce 18.19,38,95 Nepper, Jayne 101 Newman. Sylvia 120 Newman. Wendy 19,95 Nolan. Mary 15.18, Nolette, Abbie 120 Nolette, Shelly 107 Nunez. Esmeragdo 85 Nye. Barry 95 o O'Dell. Jason 155 Olds. Skip 46.82,159 Office 86 Ottaway, Terri 20,40,107 Overstreet. Lee 18,48.64.95 p Page. Tim 61 Panwitz. Chris 112,136,159 Panwitz. Dee (Dennon) 20,101.120 Pastimes 8,9 Patino. Rosie 20.79,107 Payne, Mike 102 Pebley. Linda 8.21,22,23.107.146 Pebley. Melody 19,21,102,146 Pedersen, Gay 19.42.102,146 Penny. Jim 62,63,107,155 Penny. Kelly 22.95.146 Petersen, Doug 108 Petersen. Eunice 72 Petersen, John 64.102 Petersen. Martin 64,86 Petersen. Mary 96 Petersen, Melanee 121 Petrich, Monty 19,17,108 Pfannenstiel. Rhonda Pfeiffer. Wendy 96 Phillips, John 48,58,96 Phillips. Linda 85 Physical Education Weight Training 82 Pierce, Lisa 38,64.108 Piihl. Kent Piihl, Kevin Piihl. Kirt 46,62.63,78,108 Pilfold. Sandy 50,67.82 Pohlman. Denise 36,102 Pollack. Stephen Poiyakov, Ivan 77 PoorBear. Ethyl 41 Potter. Donita 33.79 Price. Christe 96 Pritchard. Michael 121 PROM 110.111 Pryor. Phil 96 Purchase. Diana 26,102 R Rambur. Kenny 96 Rand. Scott 48.64,96 Rathburn, Kim 146 Rassmussen, Garry 121 Reese. Billy 96 Reese, Scott 102 Reeve, Melody 121 Rehder. Todd Reilly. Chrissy 36,54.69.108 Reinert. Jerome 102 Reno. Bill 39.84 Renteria. Carol 41,121 Renteria. Dion 17,19,22.102 Reynolds. Wanda 32.121.144 Rhoads. Tabatha 96 Rice. Tracy 6,7,11,21.28,43.46.47,64. Richmeier. Brian 18 Richmeier. Kevin 17,19.108 Rickman, Kristen 20,108 Ridenour, Kristi Ridenour. Rick 64,108 Rischling. Dick 16,77 Rischling. Gretchen 50 Rivera. Miguel 48,96 Rockey, Bruce 79,86 Rogers, Randy 102.137 Rohrbock. Michelle 3.66.67,102 Rosane. Raymond Gene 48,96 Rose. Christine Rose. Dwayne 38.96 Rose. Kenneth 102 Ross. Ronda 33,121 Roten. Nolene 17.18,50.59,61.100.102. 167 Roten. Troy 43.46.121 Rowe. Terri 10.102 Rust, Craig 122 s Sabala. Michael 96 Sabala, Vickie 108 Saltzman, Brian 38,108 Sampson. Jody 36,67.96 Sampson. Robin Sampson, Todd 46,56,64.82.102 Sanchez. Bobby 48,96 Sanchez, Felipe 102 Sanchez. Lisa 122 Schadwinkel. Mary 73.109 Schafer. Eric 8.78.102 Schaffer. Angel 111.122.136 Schaffer, Dave 108 Schick, Jane 122 Schlichtemeier. Chad,64.69. 122 Schlictemeier. Jason Schlenker. Shirley 67 Schmer. Rachel 36.54.96 Schmidt. Neil 38 Science 75 Schnell. Jennifer 59,61.102 Schnell, Mandi 96 Schnell. Nancy 18,42.49,59.67.96 Schnell. Tamara,102 Schnell. Tim 46,62, Schoeneman. Scott 64,96 Schrader. Greg 108.109 Schultz. Jackie 122 Schutlz. Shawn 102.144 Schultz. Wendy 96 Schwanebeck. Derrick 155 Schwartz. Cynthia 79,33 Schwartz. Steve 56 Schweitzer. Phil 80 Seidler. Sandi 122 Seniors 112-124 Senior Index 125.126 Shannon, Jerry,108 Shaw. Jeanna,102 Sheets. Mark 64.79,102 Shellabarger. Rodger 58 Shelly. Sammy 97 Shelly. Tad 97 Shelmadine. Lannie 64,82,83 Sherlock. Sarah Joe Bowen takes advantage of a rare spare moment to finish an English paper. Index 161Shimp. Rich 102 Shimp, Robert 123 Shoop. Terri 59,61 Simpson. Brent 55 Skeen. Jenniter 123.146 Skeen. Melissa 18.54,59.67.97,146 Smith. Brian 38.97 Smith. Chris 97 Smith. Jim 108 Smith. Nancy 85 Smith. Roger 97 Smith. Shawn 7.50,67.69,108.110 Snyder. Dawn 39.42,108 Snyder. Jimmy 103 Snyder. Todd 103 Soden. Charlene 41,123 Sophomores 98-103 Special Ed. 81 Speech Team 26.27 Sports Awards 69 Sports Division 44.45 Sarah Lewis hides behind the death mask she made in Art IV. Spud 41 Stackenwalt. Steve Stage Band Flags Majorettes 17 Stark. Rodney 21.48.64,97 Steggs. Donna 123 Stephens. Amy 39,50.60.61,67.69.103 Stephens. Dick 86 Stephens. Randy 116,123 Sterner. Jeanne Stinnette. Susan Stitt. Wendy 103 Stout. Bill 75 Strang. Richard,112.123 Strang. Troy Student Council 39 Suprano. Sue 146 Sutton. Marla 19.41.103 Sutton. Shellie 17,19 Sutton. Gwen 46.62,63.123 Swarthout, Janet 11.77.166 Swesey. Mark 103 Swing Choir Girls' Glee 22 T Table of Contents 1 Tasso. Kathleen 103 Taylor. Bill 109 Taylor. Brenda 97 Taylor. Chris 38.109 Terrell. David 123 Theme 2.3 Thespians 34 Thompson. Kerri Tomlin. Gary 87 Tomlin. Jeff Tooley. Tom 97 Track, Boys' 64.65 Track. Girls' 66.67 Troutman. Larry 97 Trenkle, Terry 40.72.88 Tritle, Kim Tschacher. Rocky 97 Tucker. Robin 42.82.146 Turgeon. Susan u Underwood. Brad 38.62.109 Underwood. Jeff 58.97 Ushio. Tami v Vanwinkle. Augusta 97 Vaughn. Mark 109 Vaughn. Richard 18.62.103 Vaughn. Rod Vazguez. Manuel 64.103 Vazquez. Maria 20.103 Vocational 78.79 Vogel. Harlen 103 Vogel. Travis 109 Volleyball 49.50.51 Voss. Alonna 103 Votrosky. Larry 48 w Waddell. Mark 46.123 Wagner. Helen 85 Waldron. Sandy 85 Walker. Brian K. 97 Walker. Diane Walker. Terri 123 Walsh. Wendy 22.103 Ward. Janet 124 Warday. Shari 146 Warden. Mel Warden. Paul Wasserburger. Jennifer Way. Pat Waybright. Tony Weber. Rick 62.124 Wegenast. Lisa Weidmann. Jo Ann 144 Weidmann. Teresa 32.124 West. Carl 97 West. Lori 20.33.103 West. Rhonda West. Teena Weston. Donna 107 Wheeler. Mike Wheeler. Steve 103 Whipple. Andra 97,119 Wildy. Kay 17.19.26. Wilkinson. Doug Wills. Bill 38.109 Winkler. Tyler Winter. Craig 109 Wodke. Tina 21.109 Wolvington, Mark 38,97 Wolvington. Sherrie 32,124 Woodsman, Sue 67,97 Woodson. Tim 103 Worley. Sam 124 Wrestling 62.63 Y YNA 37 York. Pat 48,62,97.167 Yost. Kelley 19,39.49.59,97 Yost. Larry 59.82 Yost. Sherry 73 z Zacher. Ra Dona 19,103 Zeigler, Gina 36,97 Zeigler. Greg 103 Zeigler. Suzy 81.124 Advertisers’ Index Alliance Auto Supply 132 Alliance Cable TV 132 Alliance Chiropractic Clinic 133 Alliance Lumber Co. 150 Alliance Medical Center 147 Alliance Motors Unlimited 134 Alliance National Bank 139 Alliance StaNu Cleaners 133 Alliance Super Service 156 Alliance Times-Herald 141 Alliance Tractor Implement Co. 133 Alliance Vision Center 134 Annex. The 157 Bauer's Bootery 133 Bedient Litho Printing 133 Bernie's Ace Hardware 133 B.J.’s Beauty Salon 133 Brittan Insurance 139 Brown. Floyd E.. D.C. 134 Bruce Furniture 156 Bullock's Body Shop 151 Bunny Shop 148 Burlington Northern 130 Burlington Northern Employee Credit Union 145 Carter Sales 133 Chapter VI 149 162 IndexChristensen. Gary D.. D.D.S. 133 Country Club 132 Court. The 132 Cover-Jones 136 Dairy Queen 138 Dee-Light Bakery 134 DeMolay 155 Dietrich. Robert C.. O.D. 132 Dobson Dodge 133 Doctors Center 137 Economy Glass 139 Ed’s Used Cars 140 Electric Hose Rubber Co. 133 Elks. The 130 Elms. The 142 Famous Clothing House 149 Farmers Implement 148 First Federal Lincoln 134 Gene’s Pharmacy 138 Giles. Gene D.D.S. 133 Good Samaritan 132 Grampy's 133 Green's Floor Covering 148 Gregory’s Insurance 149 Guardian State Bank 152 Hamilton’s Outdoor Sports 148 Hamilton's Service Center 151 Happy Dog 132 Harris Sales 156 Hatch Drug 138 Hayward’s Open Range 150 Hoffhaus Gardens 157 House of Beauty 151 House of Photography 141 Jack Jill 134 Johnson’s Feed Store 150 John's Shoe Repair 133 Job’s Daughters 146 Kentucky Fried Chicken 144 KCOW 136 Kpony FM Radio 148 Kurl Swirl 133 Lamperts Lumber 136 LB Murphy Co. 153 Little Shepherd 156 Magic Mirror 133 Marker's Pittsburg Paints 140 Marshall’s Sports Shack 156 McCarroll’s Motel 133 McDonald’s 135 Midland Electric Supply Co. 133 Montgomery Ward 148 Nancy's Nearly New Shoppe 150 Nebraska AAA Motor Club 149 Nebraska Typewriter 151 Neil’s Truck Service 148 Nelson Wells. Inc. 133 The New Leaf 149 Neuswangers 133 Olson’s Moving 8c Storage 139 Olson Tire Co. 133 Panhandle REA 140 Patrick’s Liquor 133 Peltz Construction 134 Pepsi-Cola Bottling 138 Plains Implement 151 Prairie States 136 Red and Jack's Body Shop 139 Redman’s Shoes 8c Fashions 133 Rhoads' 133 R.K. Nelson 8c Assoc. 143 Sandhills Veterinary Clinic 134 Sears-Earl Cummings 133 Skateland 153 Skip’s Steak and Eggs 156 Sound Outlet 148 State Farm Insurance 151 Super 8 Motel 133 Taco John’s 131 Texaco 151 Thiele Drug 133 Thiele Jewelers 133 Tittle Motor Co. 140 Todd’s Body 8c Frame Shop 133 Town 8c Country 133 Wegner Motors. Inc. 153 Western Nebraska Savings 154 Wheelers 133 Williams’ Jewelers 140 Woolrich 133 Cooperation and teamwork are at the heart of a good handoff as well as most sports, activities, and life itself. Index 163AHS—On the Move 1983 was a year that followed a pattern made many years ago, or was it? Winter followed fall, and then was itself followed by spring, as it has for centuries. Sunrise followed sunset, day after day. Freshmen came and seniors left, while sophomores read Julius Caesar and juniors took American history, in a pattern that has been followed for years. However, under closer examination, the year retained its individuality, and continued a gradual kind of growth. Each class, club, and even individual existed in its present form for the first and last time. The ideas and emotions that formed the attitudes of that year will never exist in that combination again, just as the colors of one sunset can never perfectly mirror the colors of another. No, 1983 wasn’t just a carbon copy of past years and ideas. Under close inspection it became clear that, like a train, AHS was Moving Right Along. Contrary to popular belief, high school sports are not just all football and basketball. Recreational sports such as bowling are also taught. 164 Closing The existence ot change next to stability Is shown by a kernel ot corn Team unity and school spirit, both important elements in the success ot any sports program, are powerfully exFollowing the lost game of the season senior Eden Edwards says goodbye to high school volleyball forever as Lisa Pierce wishes her luck. pressed by the actions of the crowd as well as the team after another volleyball victory. The primary focus of school, education, takes much dedication and effort, both of which are shown by Tom Beagle. Closing 1651982-83—A Year All It’s Own Colophon The 1983 Alliance High Bulldog was printed by Inter-Collegiate Press, Inc., Shawnee Mission, Kansas. The 370 copies sold tor prices ranging from $13.00 to $16.00. The Bulldog is a member of the Nebraska High School Press Association (NHSPA) and the International Society of Quill and Scroll. The cover and division pages were designed and produced by the AHS Art Club and Sponsor Larry Mannelein. The 1983 Annual Staff and the divisions they were responsible for are: Katie Chouanard and Vicki Clark, Opening; Bethanie Meyer and Rhonda West, Fine Arts; Cami Billick, Brenda Gonzalez, and Kevin Piihl, Sports; Tammie Kistler and Carla Henderson, Activities; Tammy Schnell and Vesta Curtiss, Academics; Kathy Bainter, Linda Fairbanks, and Chris Rose, Classes; Bessie Kochiras and Terri Ottaway, Ads; Kris Margheim, Closing; and Mike Wheeler, Ron Kollars, Dawn Snyder, Jill Moravek, and Michelle Black, Photography. Special thanks is given to the House of Photography and the Alliance Times-Herald for various pictures used in the book. - Golf Isn't all rolling green hills and sunshine as Lisa Wegenast well knows. Sand traps and lakes can keep any golfer busy and may make the difference between winning and losing. One of Miss Swarthout's theatre classes comes out of the closet to prove that one can try and try but one just can't hold a good thing back. 166 ClosingMascot Nancy Hashman is only one of the many fans at the 1982 Homecoming game. Foreign exchange student Rikki Jorgensen discovers two highlights of American life-enjoying a good friend and a cold cup of Coke. 1983 Jester's of the Court are: Pat York, Nolene Roten. Deena Contonis. Doug Wilkinson. Kenny Erickson. Marcy Edminster. Tracy Rice, and Mary Doherty. Closing 167What lies behind us And what lies before us Are tiny matters compared To what lies within us. Emerson 168 Closing719 CB + Q

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