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An Inside Look . 1984 Bulldog Alliance High 100 W. 14th Alliance, NE Volume XXXI ....2 ..12 ..32 ..58 ..72 ..92 130 165 Table of Contents 183-84's "Same Old Thing'' Challenges Every day at Alliance High was the same, right? Students spent 178 days at school doing the same thing. So what made the 1983-84 school year different from all the others? The four seasons came and went just like any other year, as fall brought excitement for the return to school, winter culminated in the celebration of the new year, and spring brought along "spring fever." Summer, of course, meant freedom. Seniors anxiously counted the days until graduation just like any other normal senior of previous years, and freshmen took their first steps toward the big day. There were a few new teachers, but most were the same and taught the same material. Students were faced with the same classes to choose from, and the problem of overcrowding still existed. The Board of Education attempted new ways to solve the problem of excess students enrolled at AHS. So what was different about this year? Well, take “An Inside Look," and see how 1983-1984 differed from years gone by. Bud Hood and Dan Gerlich studiously work to identify different rocks in earth science. Is Alliance High in its own county? No, but that's probably what janitor Eldon Sample thinks as he removes the sign placed there by a group of pranksters Along with many students in the past, Missy Mashburn uses the hall to complete unfinished homework. 2 OpeningAlong with snow comes mischief which is proven as Michelle Rohrbouck is thrown into the snow by mischevious students during lunch. Possibly the most used piece of equipment at AHS, the pop machine is attacked again by Junior Leigh Ann Goode. Showing the serious side of Alliance High, Senior Mike Cover works out a program on one of the school's new computers A sight seldom seen—Miss Pilfold displays her school pride with a cheesy grin during Homecoming week. Opening 3Teachers Are Shown With Favorite Pastimes Miss Christensen tells that she enjoys making latch hook rugs, "because I can work out my frustrations on that instead of people." Putting in many long dedicated hours can sometimes really pay off. Contributing parts to the Noteables singing group are Mr. Rischling, Mr. Nelson, Mr. Mannlein, Miss Way, and Mrs. Giles. About her hobby, Mrs. Schadwinkel explains, "I play the flute because I enjoy music." A Christmas nativity scene made by Mr. Trenkle shows how talented he is at his hobby of working with ceramics. 4 Teachers' HobbiesMr. Yosl lies flies in his spare lime. He proclaims, "Fishing is where it's at!" Teachers Are People, Too Every day at AHS, teachers stood in front of their classes lecturing and teaching. We saw them day after day, doing the same thing, but has anyone ever wondered what these individuals did when they weren't in front of a class? Several teachers and faculty members shared with us a few of their hobbies. Whether it was latch hook or photography, each one of these hobbies was equally interesting. Though not all teachers and their hobbies could be pictured this year, it is only fair to remember that teachers, like the students, had special projects and hobbies to help them get away from it all. Some of us found out this year something not many students realize, "teachers are people, too!" Photography is one of Mr. Reno's many interests. Here he is showing how to set up the perfect picture. Star gazer Mrs. Nelson says, "It’s fun to use your powers of observation to notice pattern changes of stars," about her hobby of astronomy. Teachers' Hobbies 5A Look Inside Homecoming at Alliance High Once again, teamwork, determination and hard work prove to be successful for the AHS Bulldog's homecoming night as the Newcastle Doggies meet their defeat 28 to 17. Posing as king and queen, Chris Clark and Scott Abbott celebrate the defeat of the doggie by the AFS warrior (Vicki and Sherry ledlicka) during the Homecoming parade. Servants Karra Cushing and Dee Pohlman watch. The 'A' is set aflame as a tradition of Homecoming at AHS. Spirit shines through the crowd that looks on as they brave the wet weather which also seems to be a tradition. Terri Moss, Kerry Harms and Michelle Black, while awaiting their Roman feast, swap mythological stories on "Toga Day" during Spirit Week. 6 HomecomingAt a first glance, the Homecoming week at AHS may have seemed ordinary, but if one looked deeper, he ould have seen what truly made this week a unique event. Even though Homecoming is a long practiced tradition at AHS, there are things that make each year a different affair. New ways of showing school spirit were concocted. Fun styles were worn each day during spirit week. Tricycle races, marshmallow eating contests and a football jersey auction were a change of pace for AHS students. At the coronation, Kristen Rickman and Tim Schnell were crowned Homecoming Queen and King. The first attendants were Julie Hirter and Jeff Tomlin. Selected as second attendants were Polly Abbott and Kirt Piihl. At the Homecoming football game, the Bulldogs topped the Doggies from Newcastle, Wyoming, 28 to 14. Celebrating the victory, students moved to the music of KMOR at the Homecoming dance. An inside look showed what an exciting week this turned out to be. Homecoming queen and king Kristen Hickman and Tim Schnell show school pride. .“World Happenings Influence Alliance As 1983 state champions, the Alliance Spartan baseball team celebrates its victory. Summer 1983 is the first time this Alliance team, coached by Rick Renteria and Claire Conley, has ever won the class B state title. Cabbage Patch Craze Hits the U.S. As holiday seasons approached, Christmas shopping became a priority on everyone's list. This past year the soft sculptured Cabbage Patch dolls were number one on several Christmas lists. The dolls sold like wildfire. Every day, stores across America ordered hundreds upon hundreds of these dolls and every day most of the stores sold out their entire stock. The factories were open day and night manufacturing the dolls; the factory workers went into overtime, and still there were not enough for the demanding consumers. Fights broke out in stores because so many people were trying to buy what was left of the sought after dolls. What was it about these dolls that caused such trouble? Was it their cute smiles that attracted so much attention, or was it the fact that each little doll was an original with a birth certificate? Well, whatever the reason, these little dolls will definitely go down in history as being the only vegetable that every child loved. 8 Current EventsHigh Students' Daily Lives James Watt Resigns Secretary of Interior James Watt retired from his position in October of 1983. William Clark replaced him. Korean Jet Shot Down By Russians In September, a Korean jet was shot down by a Russian fighter plane and plunged into the Sea of Japan. Following this event, much controversy was aroused as to how the U.S. should react. After brief Russian explanation, the U.S. decided not to interfere. Cornhuskers Go To Orange Bowl The United States of America, Italy, and France sent peace-keeping forces to Lebanon where the Druse-Moslems and Christians were fighting each other. They were also fighting the PLO (Palestinian Liberation Organization), a group which was recently terrorizing the country. Current Events 9 American Troops Stationed in Lebanon Robby Robot entertains the crowd as one of the many acts in a show by Up With People in the summer of 1983. This group is made up of people from all over the world. (Times Herald photo) Ranked the number one team in the nation, the Nebraska Cornhuskers went on to play against Miami in the Orange Bowl in January. The Huskers were defeated by the Hurricanes, 30-31. Olympics in L.A. Countries gathered in Los Angeles, California, where the 1984 summer Olympics were held.School Spirit Soars at AHS If one was to take an inside look at AHS, one thing that would not go unnoticed was the overflowing amount of pride and spirit that seems to be present everywhere. Of course various clubs made it a point to express their school spirit, but the pride was traced deeper than that. The spirit was traced to each individual. Attending the games, music concerts, and plays proved that Alliance High students were proud of their school. WHAT WE BELIEVE. WE CAN J ACHIEVE Showing that true "blue" spirit, Mel Pebley and Tony Berry try hard to read their band music on "Punk Rock" day. Giving great inspiration, signs like these made by the cheerleaders really boost the enthusiasm of the team and their faithful supporters. During every pep rally, the cheerleaders present a spirit award for the class who yells the loudest. Here, the class of "86" is presented with their award. "Toddlers" day brings the child out in everyone. Kim Rask, refusing to lay Raggedy Andy down, tries to dial the phone. award kBefore each game, the cheerleaders decorate the athletes' lockers with signs. Braving fearful heights, Tami Ushio must have spirit to balance upon a ladder as she adds her finishing touches. S N 0 S This brightly colored sign, hanging over the stairs in Senior Hall, helps the Seniors win 1st place in the hall decoration contest during Homecoming spirit week. w r Seniors Jeanne Sterner and Rob Moyle really get into the spirit of decorating their hall for spirit week. It's always amazing how more streamers end up on the people than on the lockers. With a smile and a glow all their own, Gay Pederson and Jeanne Sterner help lead the crowd in some cheers to get them excited. Spirit 11 If one gazed around, he would obser presence of art everywhere in all forms, not only the painting of pictures, but the band and swing choir performing as or were expressions of moods of individus were feeling the unique pulse of life, times what resulted was because it we in a dream-like reverie or in dealing clarity of harsh reality. Still, the finisl suit captured the special moment wh | ambition was uppermost, or strong er dominated and brought on the creative The urge could be brought on by hei band in the distance, dancing, or sitting under a giant oak tree. The artists found that these urges helped to feeling in their work and presented the with "An Inside Look" to the arts. is [stage L Arts | who [done the re- the itions iirge. ig a i alone AHS •play :hool 12 Fine Arts DivisionTo these AHS band members (above), marching in the Chadron State Homecoming Parade is serious business. The band also marched in the Sidney Octoberfest Parade. The band, led by the majorettes (left), marched in the Chadron State College Homecoming Parade as a part of the Band Day festivities. Pointing the way toward victory, the flag girls (right) perform at half time during a home football game. 14 Marching BandBand Marches into an Eventful Year Altitude is an important part of a successful performance as shown by these band members. The Alliance High Marching Band was out on the field at 7:30 each morning last fall diligently preparing their routines. The band "strutted their stuff” at the home football games and at the Homecoming parade. They also competed with other bands at the Sidney Octoberfest and at the Chadron Band Day where they received a trophy for their hard work and dedication. Helping the band to move to the beat were Majorettes Lisa Davis, Nolene Roten, and Susan Turgeon. They, along with band director Dick Rischling, worked hard leading the band through their routines. "Practice makes perfect" proves to be true when the band wins a trophy at Chadron State College Band Day. The flag girls added creativity and color to both marching band and pep band later in the year. They boosted the spirits of spectators and band members alike with their enthusiasm. During basketball and wrestling season the band also moved inside. The band played at many of the games and several times were accompanied by performances by the majorettes or the flag girls, who received many compliments. All in all, the band had a very successful year and played an important part in keeping the Bulldog spirit alive. Marching Band 15An "Inside Look" Proves Front (left to right): Rob Moyle, Chris Rose, Lisa Wegenast, Joe Bowen, Chrissy Harger, Vicki Clark, Jennifer Skeen, Jennifer Lauer, Veronica Jesse, Nolene Roten, Vesta Curtiss; 2nd Row: Gay Pedersen, Angie Kochiras, Linda Fairbanks, Kathy Bainter, Karen Gerlich, Cynthia Hamilton, Stephanie Sutton, Nita Navarro, Kay Wildy, RaShelle Wodke, Joni Fritzler, Dawn Sutton, Sharon Davis, Jeanna Shaw, Keri Taylor, Julianne Gonzalez; 3rd Row: Kim Marchant, Marla Sutton, Shellie Sutton, Rachel Schmer, Gina Gardner, Angie Kerns, Tami Ushio, Deena Contonis, Kelley Yost, Tracy Overstreet, Katie Chouanard, Tony Berry, Mike Schnell, Ron Bush, Kim Rask, Ron Kollars, Troy Strang, Matt Peterson, Patty Shaw, Eddie Burgess, Sherry Clark, Ray Berry, Melody Pebley, Lisa Davis; 4th Row: Dena Hashman,AHS Concert Band's Ability Wendy Newman, Loralee Schmidt, Vickie King, Kim Rathbun, Joanna Howell, Jody Tofteland, Sheralin Richmeir, Nancy Schnell, Susan Turgeon, Dan Hemple, Missy Skeen, Jeanne Sterner, Kevin Hoppens, Lee Overstreet, John Balderson, John Christensen, Trey Govier, Jeff Mills, Jeff Gasseling, Jeff Moore, Denise Marshall, Bryan Behm, Jeanette Bilstein, Jamie Harris, Dan Gerlich, Jim Graff, Richard Vaughn, Bryan Morgan, Andrea Whipple, Laura Dye, Jolene Brenner; 5th Row: John Renteria, Jason Odell, Monty Petrich, Chris Jesse, David Koester, Curt Hain, Jill Moravek, Jon Moyle, Tim Thies, Kent Meyer, Chrissy Reilly, Jeff Hood, David Nelson Band officers include (left to right): Rob Moyle, president; Nolene Roten, treasurer; Kay Wildy, secretary; and Joe Bowen, vice-president. With marching season over, the band settled down to more "symphonic" works. Mr. Dick Rischling, director, held chair auditions and those honored with first chairs were as follows: Rob Moyle, clarinet; Vesta Curtiss, flute; Lisa Davis, alto saxaphone; and Nancy Schnell, trumpet. Money-making projects included the annual magazine sales. This money went to the Music Parents to buy items needed by the music classes. Throughout the year, the band concentrated on perfecting notes and rhythm. They also added dynamics and accents to put feeling into their music. They showed off their practice and study at the Christmas and Spring Concerts, and the Fine Arts Festival and District Music Contest. This year's concert band gave Alliance High a chance to get an "inside look" at the world of music. Concert Band 17Musically Speaking AHS Concert Choir Says It All Choir members include (front, left to right): Amanda Heitz, Sarah Sherlock, Ion Moyle, John Balderson, Doug Bearden, Jason Hirter, Tyler Winkler, Tony Berry, Eric Green, Dan Carnine, Tony Hedrick, Jerry Shannon, Scott Abbott, Rhonda Jones, Maria Vasquez; 2nd Row: Tina Wodke, Melody Pebley, Jason Minnick, Ralph Gonzalez, Tom Beagle, Tim Thies, Ron Batt, Mark Swesey, Rob Moyle, Trey Govier, Rosie Patino, Laura Dye, Julianne Gonzalez, Vesta Curtiss, Lori Bearden; 3rd Row: Vicki Cark, Joey Forney, Lisa Davis, Jen- Choir cabinet members include Candace Gaswick, Eric Green, Tony Berry, Polly Abbott, Linda Pebley, Vesta Curtiss, Amy Green, and Amanda Heitz. Accompanists Candace Gaswick and Vesta Curtiss play a vital role in the functioning of the choir. 18 Concert Choir Concert choir began the '83-'84 school year with several new faces, a new set of choir goals, and a new choir cabinet. Those students wanting to be in choir were required to take a listening test before becoming a member of the choir to check their ability to listen to other choir members and to blend in well. At the beginning of the year, the choir voted on their goals. They agreed that the production of better vocal quality by improved vocal skills was important, along with working together to better appreciate a variety of music. Throughout their concert performances, it was obvious that they had successfully carried these goals out. The Christmas concert was especially noted for the special effectnifer Kraay, Tami Ushio, Julie Grassmick, Laurie Beckhoff, Retta Jenkins, Marilyn Higgins, Lori West, Dee Panwitz, Audrey Gonzalez, Susan Stinnette, Kelly Kaufman, Wendy Miller, Janine Ballentine, Heather Brost; 4th Row: Toni Greggs, Nancy Hashman, Nita Navarro, Julie Hirter, Polly Abbott, Dawn Dunning, Pam Appleyard, Nancy Smith, Wendy Krause, Deanna Beckhoff, Shelly Nolette, Jeanne Sterner, Betsy Larkowski, Linda Pebley, Nancy Fowler, Celena Bolinger, Amy Green, Jereen Goode, and Kim Marchant. Showing a less serious side of choir, these toga-clad members prepare their float, portraying mythical times, to move into place among the other Homecoming floats. Receiving the most money votes, Amanda Heitz wins the choir's fall talent show with her vocal solo. made when the choir closed with "Pass It On ' forming a cross glowing with candles in the darkened auditorium. Director Mrs. Marcy Giles said that, because of the many favorable comments, this might become a new tradition at future Christmas concerts. The new cabinet, along with choir President Candace Gaswick, assisted Mrs. Giles in making important decisions and served as representatives for the choir. Although some might not have considered the choir extremely active, several choir members expressed the great choral satisfaction, confidence, and leadership abilities gained through class time and while performing. Amy and Eric Green, decked out in their "Sunday best,'' place second in the choir's fall talent show with their vocal duet. Concert Choir 19Focusing on Alliance High's Stage Band plays several jazz numbers at the talent show The Stage Band, besides their trip to Spearfish, performed at the Fall Talent Show, the band Christmas concert, the High Plains Concert at Chadron State College, and the District Music Contest. The band, under the direction of Dick Rischling, specialized in jazz, rock, and pop music for a change in mood after the larger concert band's traditional pieces. Stage band members consisted of Susan Turgeon, Tami Ushio, Ray Berry, Melody Pebley, Lisa Davis, Polly Abbott, Andrea Whipple, Chris Jesse, Monty Petrich, Vesta Curtiss, Ralph Gonzalez, Dion Renteria, Mike Schnell, Jim Graff, and Karl Knight. Swing Choir receives many requests to perform at various community functions and are also a popular attraction at concerts. The AHS Swing Choir, formerly known as Blue Persuasion, updated their look with the guys wearing black dress pants and vests with white shirts, and the girls in black dress pants and red blouses with black ties. They also kept their musical performances in tune with the times singing and dancing to songs by Alabama and other popular artists. The group, along with the stage band, sold crystalline ornaments to raise money for their trip to Spearfish, South Dakota, where they both participated in the Black Hills State College Music Contest. Swing choir members included Tina Wodke, Ron Batt, Vesta Curtiss, Tony Berry, Amanda Heitz, Jerry Shannon, Tami Ushio, Ralph Gonzalez, Rod Stark, Amy Green, Lisa Davis, Scott Abbott, Susan Stinnette, Eric Green, Polly Abbott, Ray Berry, Wendy Krause, Jeanne Sterner, Linda Pebley, and Jim Graff. 20 Swing Choir Stage BandSmall Performing Groups The majorette trio is composed of Head Majorette Lisa Davis, Junior Nolene Roten, and Sophomore Majorette Susan Turgeon. The Choralettes, a select freshmen girls' choir, were also very fashionably attired in gray corduroys and pink polo tops. The girls performed a variety of music at contests and throughout the community and often added choreography or bells for special effects. The '83-84 Choralettes were Lori Jones, Sheri Jedlicka, Sam Gonzalez, Lori Frederich, Joanna Howell, Dena Hashman, Sharon Spahnle, RaShelle Wodke, Laura Schnell, Carol Donahoo, Jeni Dunovsky, Crissy Roby, Kim Taylor, Jeanette Bilstein, Stacy Brass, Brenna Barner, Jodi Morrison, Michelle Kamerzell, Tina Bauer, Debbie Manuel, and Kelly Stark. The flag girls show off their "preppy-look". A large part of the majorettes' time was spent making up and practicing routines for contests, parades, and half-time shows at the football and basketball games. But the end result proved truly worthwhile, for the majorettes played an important role in leading the marching band and keeping spirits high at the games with high-stepping dance routines. The 10 member flag squad began working together soon after the girls were named in the spring and remained active throughout the year. During the summer they held car washes and garage sales to raise money for new outfits and camp at Hastings College. In the fall, they did routines at football games and marching contests where they received excellent comments. At basketball games they added more dancing to their half-time show delighting their audiences. Flag girls included Veronica Jesse, Michelle Black, Nancy Fowler, Vicki Clark, Rachel Schmer, Captain Linda Fairbanks, Terri Moss, Shellie Sutton, Jolene Brenner, and Co-Captain Katie Chouanard. The '83-'84 Choralettes prove to be a unique blend of select freshmen girls' voices. Majorettes Choralettes Flag Girls 21"Our Town" Opens the Eyes of Many THE PULITZER PRIZE PLAY “The first act shows a day in our town," stated the stage manager, as he greeted the audience. When the play first opened, the audience was taken inside the homes of the Webbs' and their neighbors, the Gibbs', during breakfast time. They were then carried throughout an entire day and had the chance to meet each member of the families and their friends. The second act dealt with love and marriage, when Emily Webb married George Gibbs. Right before the wedding, George and Emily had doubts and terrible fears about growing up. But their love was confirmed as George reassured Emily by claiming, “I love you, Emily, I need you." In the third act, the audience is led to the cemetery on the hill (four years have gone by) where many of the townspeople they had come to know so well had died and were patiently awaiting, not “judgment" but greater understanding. Into their midst came Emily, a little timid at first and very wishful to go back and relive her life again. But she learned painfully how impossible and futile it was to return. Her past could not be relived. Living people, occupied with petty occupations and small thoughts know little of true joy or happiness. lust as Emily's last line implied, “They don't understand, do they?" and Mrs. Gibbs' futile reply, "No, they don't understand." Heather Redmon portrays the stage manager, a friendly guy seen continually throughout the play as different characters and often found conversing with the audience. Stage Manager.................................Heather Redmon Dr. and Mrs. Gibbs........Kris Kerr Linda Fairbanks Mr. and Mrs. Webb.........Joe Bowen Mandi Schnell Emily Webb................................Vicki Clark George Gibbs............................Jerry Shannon Wally Webb.......................................Matt Peterson Rebecca Gibbs..................................Rachel Schmer Howie Newsome and Professor Willard.....David Koester Joe and Si Crowell.........Vicki Jedlicka Rod Stark Simon Stimson.............................Brian Smith Mrs. Soames................................Lisa Davis Constable Warren.........................Todd Rehder Sam Craig.......................................Brian Hinton Joe Stoddard......................................Lee Overstreet Audience, baseball players, choir and townspeople: Mary McCreary, Tracy Overstreet, Katie Chouanard, Julie Gonzalez Nancy Fowler, Jill Moravek, Heather Brost, Jody Sampson, Jereen Goode, Vesta Curtiss. 22 Fall PlayAfter a quarrel, George (Jerry Shannon) buys Emily (Vicki Clark) an ice cream at the soda shop while the stage manager looks on. Mrs. Webb (Mandi Schnell), Mrs. Soames (Lisa Davis), and Mrs. Gibbs (Linda Fairbanks), returning from choir, gaze at the moon. George and Emily express their love for each other by embracing after exchanging wedding vows. Filled with grief, George collapses at Emily's grave the night after her funeral while Emily feels the need to console him. Fall Play 23Music Parents, Speech Team Stress Music Parents was a group of interested parents of students involved in vocal and or instrumental music including grades 6-12. Their primary goal was to enrich students musically through financial support and donation of time. The group met each month under the leadership of President Pat Heitz, Vice-president Sherrie Curtiss, Secretary Leslie Rader, Treasurer Cheryl Harris, and News Reporter Zella Rathbun. The group's activities included helping to organize the magazine sales drive, working at the door and at the concession stand at concerts, sponsoring the short trips taken by the bands and choirs, and helping to organize the concert choir's taco feed. The group helped to provide money for music and for scholarships to summer music camps awarded to majorettes, flag girls, and other outstanding music students. They also sponsored the annual music banquet, besides providing the awards of letters and pins given out at that time to students who had earned them through a merit system. Although their activities usually kept them "behind the scenes", an inside look at Music Parents proved the importance of their efforts. At the February meeting, Senior Chris Jesse gives a presentation on his past summer's trip to Europe with the United States Collegiate Band. Those serving as Music Parents officers include Pat Heitz, president; Sherrie Curtiss, vice-president; Leslie Rader, secretary; Cheryl Harris, treasurer; and Zella Rathbun, news reporter (not pictured). 24 Music ParentsExpression of One's Self Speech team members include Lisa Davis, Linda Fairbanks, Heather Redmon, Rachel Schmer, Vicki Clark, Vicki Jedlicka, and Brian Smith. Linda Fairbanks and Katie Chouanard express their character's feelings through gestures and facial expressions. AHS experienced a whole new approach to both speech class and speech team with the addition of a new teacher and coach, Mrs. Fae Redding. Several members of the speech team attended a tournament at Morrill to listen in on the various events and to get ideas for their own performances. The different areas one could compete in included humorous prose, serious prose, oral interpretation of drama, informative speaking, original public address, and readers' theater. In each area the judges looked for hand gestures, facial expressions, tones of voice used, and other details that let the speakers or actors best express the feelings of the character of their writing. The team planned to participate in meets at Gering and Dalton, but due to several conflicts, were unable to go. However, four members, Vicki Clark, Linda Fairbanks, Katie Chouanard, and Vicki Jedlicka, prepared and practiced a readers' theater which they performed at community functions. Speech Team 25Levels of Art Offer Variety AHS held a handful of talented artists. Many of the art students released their creative abilities in art classes this year. Whether it was just a drawing or an intricate piece of pottery, these talented students' works were much appreciated among the other students of Alliance High. A glass case displayed the colorful art work in the hallway so people passing by could admire the work of the art students. There were four different levels of art offered. Art I was an introduction to the medias of art. Freshmen were taught the basics of drawing, water color, tempra, and some pottery. Art II was basically a review of Art I. Sophomores began working on three-dimensional drawings and did quite a bit of painting with acrylics. Art III was opened to all the medias of art. Juniors began a crash course on the human figure and began independent study. Art IV was a complete course on independent study. Seniors were to do four projects of their choice. This consisted of anything from painting to pottery. Above all, art was a super class for those creative young artists. Carefully combining colors, Mr. Mannlein shows Troy Nickens the technique for acquiring the right shade. Senior Jennifer Wasserburger takes time to carefully imprint an intricate design on her pottery. A combination wheel-thrown pot created by Senior Juli McFall is completed for her individual project. 26 ArtTo Talented, Young Artists Mike Moscrip works diligently on an ink drawing in Art III as Richard Vaughn looks on for some constructive pointers. Tina Wodke's portrayal of a unicorn shows the detailed work that can be done with colored pencils. Junior Vicki Jedlicka concentrates on her watercolor design. Art I student Dana Behm puts on a happy smile while she completes her watercolor. Art 27Smith Family Antics Prove Humorous Mrs. Smith tries to console her worried husband after his daughters get him fired The boss, Mr.Dodge (Scott Abbott) screams with pain as the ornery daughters try hard from his job. to convince him that their father is not the right man for the job. Esther (Lisa Davis) refuses to shake hands with Fred (Paul Manuel). Rose (Linda Fairbanks) urges her on. 28 Spring PlayDuring "Meet Me In St. Louis" "This family is moving to New York just as fast as we can!" When Mr. Smith was transferred to New York, total chaos exploded in the Smith home. Immediately his four daughters began scheming a way to get the boss to change his mind and let them stay in St. Louis. One thing led to another, and Act II ended with Mr. Dodge, the boss, getting both his ankles bitten by the youngest daughters as part of their plan. Desperately attempting to escape, the boss felt the cold splash of a water bomb dropped from an upstairs window. In the days that followed, depression set in. Mr. Smith had been fired and money became tighter. The daughters were really feeling guilty. "All we wanted was to stay here, Papa!" wailed Rose. But ill feeling soon ended as Mr. Smith got his job back and the family was able to stay in St. Louis, just in time for the World's Fair. The cast included Mr. Smith, David Koester; Mrs. Smith, Nancy Fowler; Lon, Don McDonald; Rose, Linda Fairbanks; Esther, Lisa Davis; Agnes, Vicki Clark; Tootie, Rachel Schmer; Grandpa, Brek Brixus; Katie, Katie Chouanard; Ida, Vicki Jedlicka; Fred Gregory, Paul Manuel; John Shepard, Jerry Shannon; Mr. Dodge, Scott Abbott; Duffy, Joey Shannon; Mrs. Waughop, Heather Redmon; and Director, Mr. Dan Sharkey. Tootie (Rachel Schmer) and Agnes (Vicki Clark) are a little mussed up after derailing a trolley. Everyone stares out the window at the brilliant fireworks. Director Dan Sharkey and Don McDonald set up the walls to the set of "Meet Me In St. Louis." Spring Play 29Heather Redmon is shown here receiving her awards as Best Thespian and Thespian of the Year (above). Five members of concert band are selected for High Plains Honor Band. These members are Tracy Overstreet, Jamie Harris, Kay Wildy, and Chris Rose; Rob Moyle is not pictured (left). For four years of participation in concert choir and concert band, Amy Green receives the Tom Lauder Outstanding Musician Award. Tony Berry receives the National Choral Award for 1984. Chosen as the 1984-85 Sophomore Majorette is Tracy Overstreet. 30 Fine Arts Awards1984-85 Flag girls include Co-captain Jo Brenner, Marci Kerns, Veronica Jesse, Nancy Black, Michelle Black, Valerie Curtiss, Rhonda Daniels, Rachel Schmer, Patty Shaw, and Captain Katie Chouanard. Those who are chosen for High Plains Honor Choir include Seniors Eric Green, Polly Abbott, and Jeanne Sterner, and Tony Berry. Lisa Davis and Chris Rose are chosen for Hastings Honor Band, All-State Band Alternates, and the John Philip Sousa award. Fine Arts Department Ends Year on an Up-Swing ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Spring Arts Festival "Best of Show" Art Winners Freshman Sheri Jedlicka Sophomore Kelley Yost Junior Susan Edgerton Senior Jeff Tomlin ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Fin© Arts Awards 31Sports Mnvolvement in any activity meant spending a f breat deal of time and energy on that activity. ■kuring sports, that meant giving up one's time r only to the competition but to the numer- al;: ous lengthy practice sessions as well. One k haa to be dedicated to endure what it took, fe Hfametimes grades and outside pressures ham-. -?k4Hbd the fulliillment of personal and team . goals. Still, the athletes continued working to meet ttheir goals. Throughout the season, the Mnpfetitors learned how to win and how to lofce. .Whether or not the season was ‘ SUCOfiasful depended on team unity. The time put into the sport were well v j wofttljJ le The teams strived to be on top, overcame many obstacles along the way, and enjoyed be success of AHS athletics. '' U» HIGH 32 Sports DivisionSports Division 33Front row left to right: Bill Krantz, Wes Lewallen, Paul Lauder, Ken Erickson, Jeff Tomlin, Bryan Morgan, Mike Cover, Kirt Piihl, Tim Schnell, Angelo Casados, Kurt Lambert, Randy Rogers, Rusty Heckman, David Heckman, John Peterson, Jeff Harris, Felipe Sanchez, Jim Holdeman, Scott Rand, Tom Contryman, Billy Alvarado, Paul Manuel, Kevin Hoppens, Lee Overstreet, Jeff Mills, Karl Knight, Doug Hart, Doug Kozal, Rod Stark, Jim Krantz, Larry Trautman, Scott McGuire, Jason Schlichtmeier, Coach Val Jansante, Coach Steve Nelson, Robert Ross, Doug Wilkinson, Jeff Gasseling, Ron Bush, Denis Dunbar, Ed Johnson, Eric Green, Dwayne Bull, Jeff Kammerer, Curt Hain, Head Coach Skip Olds. After a slow start because of inexperience, the 1983-84 Alliance Bulldogs' football team summoned up a lot of guts and determination to make a complete turnaround from being nothing to something. The Bulldogs pulled off an amazing comeback, coming from a 1-3 record to tally a 5-4 record and achieve their second winning season in a row. After being embarrassed by both Scottsbluff and Mitchell, the Bulldogs defeated a tough Kimball team to get the team started in their winning ways. In the following game the Bulldogs suffered a disappointing loss to Sidney and then went on to win four straight games, defeating Gordon, Newcastle, Gering, and McCook before losing to Chadron in the season finale. The success of the 1983 team cannot be measured by their record but by their effort and determination to hang in there during a long and competive season. Individually, the Bulldogs received many post-season honors. Tim Schnell, Kurt Lambert, Rusty Heckman, and Jeff Tomlin were selected to the All-Conference first team. Kenny Erickson, Paul Lauder, Denis Dunbar, and Todd Sampson were selected honorable mention All-Conference. Senior Kurt Lambert was voted by his teammates as MR. BULLDOG, which is the highest honor an Alliance football player can receive. Although they did not receive much recognition, the coaches, Skip Olds, Steve Nelson, and Val Jansante, deserved as much credit as the players. Team AHS OPP Scottsbluff 0 31 Mitchell 0 33 Kimball 14 6 Sidney 6 12 Gordon 14 7 Newcastle 28 14 Gering 27 18 McCook 14 9 Chadron 0 14 Coaches: Skip Olds Steve Nelson Val Jansante Record: 5-4 34 Varsity FootballFighting Bulldogs Gain Respect With the help of Jim Holdeman, Kurt Lambert wrestles down a Kimball Longhorn during a varsity contest. The blocking done by Todd Sampson and Paul Lauder allows quarterback Rusty Heckman to carry the ball against Kimball. Running back Jim Holdeman tries to escape the grasp of a Gering Bulldog at Bulldog Stadium. Bulldog quarterback Rusty Heckman is overcome by two Gering defenders during a varsity contest. Varsity Football 35J.V.'s, Frosh Gain Necessary Experience The 1983 Bulldogs' reserves had a year of building confidence and experience. Although they ended up with a 2-5 record, they had a very successful and valuable season in the eyes of the coaches, Steve Nelson and Val Jansante. What the team gained as far as confidence and game experience will prove to be very valuable to them down the road. The 1983 reserve players should be very hard workers for Coach Skip Olds during the 1984 season. The 1983 freshmen football team compiled a season record of 3-3, while playing a field of very good freshmen teams. This year's team under the direction of Coaches Mark Woodhead and Jim Hawk showed signs of excellence but also of inconsistency, which is typical on the freshmen level. Their hard hitting style of play and number of quality athletes should make this class very successful. Coaches Hawk and Woodhead were very pleased with their effort. 1 st Row: Derek Schwanebeck, Dan Carnine, Larry Chouanard, Eddie Burgess, Brad Adams, Brad Herman, Kory Piihl, Todd Koozer, Charlie Krantz, Brian Miller. 2nd row: Rusty West, John Christensen, Chris Stoddard, Frank Redmon, Tim Weston, Jim Marcoe, Dave Crawford, Jason Minnick, Andy Piper, Tim Thies. 3rd row: Tony Bartling, Bryan Scheuler, John Renteria, Wayne Schance, David Navarro, Troy Nickens, Mike Schnell, Eric Vaughn, Shane Dean, Dave Fedderson. 4th row: Head Coach Mark Woodhead, Coach Jim Hawk. Two Bulldogs perfect their hitting technique during practice. » . Doug Hart looks on as one of his teammates piles up a run. Sophomore quarterback David Heckman throws through a big swarm of Chadron Cardinals during a junior varsity game. Freshman Troy Nickens rambles down the field dragging a Gering defender with him during a frosh game. 36 J.V. Frosh FootballWinning Seasons Bring Hope For Next Year The junior varsity, sophomore, and freshmen teams all had winning seasons this year. The experience gained by these squads will be one of the key factors in next year's volleyball program. The freshmen finished the season with a 6-2 record. They defeated the tough Scottsbluff Bearcats and finished first in the Chadron Frosh Tournament. Shirley Schlenker and Anna Baumgartener coached the freshmen girls to their successful finish. The sophomore team completed the season with a 3-2 record. Their coach was Joni Schlatz. Through the experience of playing, they gained knowledge and confidence that will aid in next year's team. Junior Brigit Boness spikes the ball to an aggressive Chadron opponent. For the past several years the junior varsity volleyball team has had successful seasons. The J.V. had an outstanding team record with 11 wins and 3 losses. The wins were over such teams as Scottsbluff, and they won the Class C Varsity Invitational in Hemingford. lami McFall had this to say about the team, "If we keep developing the basic skills of the game, I think we'U have an excellent chance to go to state in '84!" These outstanding players will make next year's varsity a great one. These three teams were quick moving and hard working. They did the job they were supposed to do. The junior varsity team was coached by Joni Schlatz. Freshmen Scottsbluff Mitchell Kimball Sidney Gordon Chadron Tournament Gering Tournament Sophomore Gordon McCook Mitchell Gering Sophomore Tournament J.V. Scottsbluff Mitchell Kimball Gordon Gering Sidney McCook Hemingford Invite Chadron Tournament won lost won won won won 2nd won lost lost lost won won won won won lost lost won won 2nd The freshmen volleyball team includes the following girls: Jeni Dunovasky, Steffanie Cobb, Karra Cushing, Stacy Brass, and Dana Behm in the front row, and Denise Marshall, LaDonna Varvel, Leisa Kollars, Angie Lunberry, Jodi Morrison, Brenna Barner, and Mary Craig in the back row. J.V. Frosh Volleyball 37Teamwork, Ability and Skill "Teamwork—work done by a number of people; each doing a part but subordinating personal prominence to the efficiency of the whole." The Alliance High School Spikers displayed this during the course of the season. Teamwork and determination led the Spikers to an 11-3 record. They placed second in the Alliance Invitational. Senior Candace Gaswick and Junior Amy Stephens were leading hitters with 72 and 62, respectively. Both were named to the All-Conference volleyball team. Leading setters were Co-captain Liz Jones and Lori Bearden. They combined for 136 ace sets. The season was attacked with a positive attitude. Leadership and the ability to get along with teammates made the year a success. The state ranked team was coached by Sandra Pilfold. Senior Liz Jones shows her skill in serving the ball to her strong opponent. Shawn Smith attempts to block the ball as Amy Stephens prepares to back her up Teamwork like this makes the year a great success. 38 Varsity VolleyballLead Spikers to Victory Bottom row: Liz lones, Vicki Mandelberg, Angie Kochiras, Nolene Roten, Tammy Lloyd, Kelley Yost, Audrey Gonzalez, Lori Bearden. Middle row: Jennifer Lauer, Tami Ushio, Susan Turgeon, Carrie Marx, Deena Contonis, Julie Grasmick, Amy Stephens, Nancy Schnell, Amy Green. Back row: Terri Beck, Kelly Kosmicki, Shawn Smith, Brigit Boness, Elissa Marshall, Mary Nolan, Candace Gaswick, Kama Brammer, Jami McFall, Susan Stinnette. Leading setter Lori Bearden sets the ball as teammate Amy Stephens moves into action. Kelly Kosmicki slams the ball to the defense as Candace Gaswick watches anxiously. Working together, Candace Gaswick, anticipate the hit by Lori Bearden. Amy Stephens, and Kelly Kosmicki Varsity T ournaments Scottsbluff lost Alliance Invite 2nd Mitchell won Western Conference 4th Kimball won Districts lost Sidney lost Gordon won Coach: Sandra Pilfold Gering lost Assistant: Joni Schlatz McCook won Record: 11 wins, 7 losses Chadron won Varsity Volleyball 39Linksters Break Many Records AHS senior golfer Chris Rose demonstrates a necessary quality for golf—total concentration. The overall season was quite successful for the girls' golf team. "Although the team didn't qualify for state, which was held in Alliance, this year's group has improved from season to season," said Coach Wayne Brown. Many records were broken by the team and by individuals. The team broke scoring records at Gering, Gordon, and Chadron. Kay Wildy broke two all-time school records, one for nine holes and the other for eighteen holes. Her nine hole score of 45 broke the old record of 47 and the 18 hole record, a 97, was broken by a 94. Two players were named All-Conference players, Lisa Wegenast and Kay Wildy. The Linksters enjoyed a successful season and future seasons are expected to be promising. MEET PLACE Gering 4 Alliance 4 Scottsbluff 5 Gordon 3 Chadron 3 Western Conference 3 Districts 4 Coach: Wayne Brown 1984 Girls' Golf Team: Tracy Liberg, Amanda Heitz, Lisa Wegenast, Chris Rose, Wendy Krause, Kay Wildy, Sarah Sherlock, Coach Wayne Brown, Angie Kerns, Marilyn Higgins, Kelly Kaufman, Missy Skeen, Chrissy Harger, Rachel Schmer, Vesta Jo Curtiss, Keri Taylor, Cari Songer, Chrissy Nielsen, Jennifer Skeen, and Kim Rathbun Lisa Wegenast uses good hand-eye coordination to putt the ball into the hole. 40 Girls' GolfYoung Harriers Gain Experience Senior Brian Grier dominates his field of competitors in a meet held at the Alliance Municipal Golf Course. Sophomore Robb Finegan runs away from a field of runners in the Alliance Invite this year. The 1983 girls cross country: Nancy Black, Heather Brost, Tammy Schnell, and leanna Shaw. In front: Jeff Hood, Thad Schafer, Robb Finegan, Brad Johnson, Brian Hinton and Brian Grier (not pictured). The 1983 cross country team enjoyed quite a successful season, gaining valuable experience as well as individual success. Despite being very young, the team returned a very experienced veteran in Brian Grier. A four time state qualifier, Grier captured the individual Western Conference and District titles. Ending a very successful career as a high school competitor, Brian finished second at the state meet in Kearney. Another key to the boys team was sophomore Robb Finegan. Rob was a solid and consistant competitor throughout the season, but unfortunately hurt an ankle two weeks before districts. Finegan will anchor the 1984 boys team with the help of four other underclassmen. Brad Johnson, Thad Schafer, Jeff Hood, and Brian Hinton will use the experience they gained this year for next year. A young crop of girls team members, including Nancy Black, Tammy Schnell, Heather Brost, and Jeanna Shaw, worked hard throughout the long season preparing themselves for next year's season. Cross Country 41Bulldog Cagers Produce The 1983-84 varsity boys' basketball team had a very successful season under first year coach Lannie Shelmadine. Finishing the year with a 13-7 record, the Bulldogs accomplished the first winning season in a decade. The Bulldogs had an exciting offensive attack as well as an intimidating defense. Throughout the season the team was led by 6'8'' center Jerrod Lawrence, who led the team in scoring and rebounding. Senior Russ Muller did a solid job inside for the team all year. Seniors Ken Erickson and Jeff Tomlin played well defensively and contributed leadership. A valuable crop of underclassmen played big roles in the teams successful season. Rusty Heckman, Todd Sampson, Dan Nelson, and Denis Dunbar were juniors who played regularly for the team. Heckman and Dunbar provided exciting and solid play from the guard position, while Sampson and Nelson made their mark on the boards as well as in the scoring column. Doug Wilkinson, Scott Hiatt, Jeff Mills, Dave Heckman, and Tyler Winkler played well on the junior varsity and played well on the varsity level also. This team will be long remembered for their efforts throughout the season and for helping to start a successful basketball program in Alliance. TEAM AHS OPP Gordon 46 47 Gering 49 48 Torrington 65 43 Ogallala 54 39 Bayard 57 59 Alliance J.V. 73 37 Mitchell 66 56 Chadron 59 53 Sidney 60 58 Scottsbluff 54 62 Kimball 59 42 Bridgeport 66 71 Gering 57 76 Job Corp 90 69 Chadron 44 43 McCook 57 56 Sidney 40 55 Mitchell 62 52 DISTRICT Kimball 41 39 Sidney 37 49 Coaches: Lannie Shelmadine, Mark Woodhead Senior standout Jerrod Lawrence soars right past a Kimball defender for two. 42 Varsity Boys' BasketballSecond Consecutive Winning Season Forward Dan Nelson chips in a bucket as two Gering Bulldogs look on. The 1984 varsity boys basketball team members are (front) Manager Shannon Leedall, Wes Dunn, Doug Hart, Eric Green, Dave Heckman, Jeff Mills, Ken Erickson, Rusty Heckman, Scott Hiatt, (back) Matt Christensen, Coach Mark Woodhead, Chad Bornsen, Doug Wilkinson, Rob Ross, Jerrod Lawrence, Russ Muller, Todd Sampson, Ryan Farritor, Denis Dunbar, Jeff Tomlin, and Coach Lannie Shelmadine. A packed house of loyal followers watches as Junior Rusty Heckman takes a shot over a Kimball Longhorn. A Kimball player watches in amazement as Dan Nelson prepares to take off for a slam dunk. Varsity Boys Basketball 43JV, Frosh Teams' Experience Help During a freshmen sophomore game, Freshman Brad Adams goes up for a shot as teammate, Sophomore Rob Bussinger, awaits the outcome, ready for a possible rebound, if necessary. Junior Scott Hiatt reaches for a two point lay-up during the junior varsity Alliance-Kimball game. This year's boys freshmen basketball team was coached by Mr. Roger Shellabarger. "This team of boys was the most coachable bunch of kids I have worked with in a long time," commented Shellabarger. "They worked very hard in practice and never gave up." The freshmen ended their season with a 4-9 record. The 1984 junior varsity team was coached by Mr. Mark Woodhead. The team started out strong, but as the season progressed, their unity pulled apart, and that contributed to their losses. In six of the games lost, they were defeated by only four points or less. "The juniors who played offered a lot of leadership, and the sophomores who played did a super job as well," commented Coach Woodhead. Even though the JV's ended with a 5-11 season, the team was much better than their record showed. Freshmen boys basketball team members are David Crawford, John Balderson, Pat Marcoe, Wayne Schance, Larry Chouanard, Coach Roger Shellabarger, Tony Hedrick, Jason Odell, Scott Foster, Dan Gerlich, and Brad Adams. 44 JV Frosh Boys' BasketballDevelop Skills for Varsity Action Freshmen basketball team members are Brenna Barner, Nancy Black, Sandy Bull, Patty Shaw, Keri Taylor, Jennifer Skeen, Sheralin Richmeier, Leisa Kollars, Brenda Littlehoop, Wendy Godwin, Coach George Varvel, Stacy Brass, Jody Morrison, LaDonna Varvel, Denise Marshall, Michelle Kamerzell, and Coach Miller. The frosh girls basketball team was coached by Sue Miller. The girls improved immensely in their individual skills. The post season tourney win against Kimball, 31-26, placed Alliance third in the Gering Frosh Girls' Tournament—making their final season record 3-10. Coach Pilfold and George Varvel gave much of their time to strengthen this program. The JV girls began their season with the help of Coach Terri Shoop. Practices were based on the basic skills of ball handling, defensive tenacity, and floor awareness. With experience and hard work, the girls improved as the season progressed. The team hoped for fast breaks, while defense was their strong point. The JV girls succeeded in totaling their record to 5-10. Freshman Leisa Kollars uses her shooting techniques to help out the team's scoring against the Bayard Tigers. With a tough defense to go against, junior varsity Sophomore Missy Skeen finds a chance to shoot for two. JV Frosh Girls' Basketball 45Girl Cagers Have a Great Season The 1984 varsity girls' basketball season was very successful. They set many goals and reached most of the ones they set. One of the goals they set was to have a winning season; they reached this goal by finishing the season with 12 wins and 8 losses. Another goal they set was to make it to state. Although they didn't make it to state, they took second place at district. As only 19 girls went out for the team, they didn't have much depth. However, what they didn't have in numbers, they made up for in quality. Amy Stephens dominated most of the final season statistics as she lead in the number of steals and assists. She had a free throw percentage of 68 percent, a field goal percentage of 43 percent, and scored a total of 517 points. Mary Nolan lead in the rebounding statistics in both offense and defense. Amy Stephens was named All-State Girls Basketball player. With a look of total concentration, Mary Nolan shoots the ball. The 1984 varsity girls' basketball team are Coach Val Jansante, Kelly Kosmicki, Kama Brammer, Mary Nolan, Brigit Boness, Shawn Smith, Amy Stephens, Assistant Coach Terri Shoop, Retta lenkins. Missy Skeen, Janine Ballentine, Diane Walker, Kelly Kaufman, Deena Contonis, Sarah Sherlock, Tarai Ushio, Nancy Schnell, Carrie Marx, Nolene Roten, Lori Bearden, Kelly Yost, and Tammy Lloyd. 46 Girls' Varsity BasketballJunior standout Amy Stephens goes for two more points to add a little more icing in a victory over the Gordon Broncs. Shawn Smith jumps high over her defender to get a shot. Brigit Boness shoots for two more points before the game ends. TEAM AHS OPP Mitchell 61 24 Scottsbluff 52 77 Gering 56 37 Torrington 59 46 Gordon 59 61 Ogallala 55 34 Wheatland 51 67 Bayard 72 42 Wheatland 45 77 Torrington 77 50 Chadron 60 62 Sidney 61 96 Gering 58 49 Gordon 65 61 Scottsbluff 54 55 Chadron Districts 55 49 Gering 51 49 Kimball 60 54 Sidney 59 83 Coach: Val Jansante Assistant Coach: Terri Shoop Season Record: 12-8 Varsity Girls' Basketball 47Grapplers Enter State Undefeated The year proved to be an excellent one for the AHS wrestlers. The teamwork and cooperation shown by each athlete was admired by all. Winning every dual, tournament, and conference, the grapplers took the District championship points ahead of second-place Gering. The hard work and the pain finally paid off when 11 out of 12 qualified for state. Filled with high hopes, they travelled to Lincoln, not yet fully aware of the excitement that was in store for them. Rated Number One in Class B, the qualifiers were predicted to walk away with the championship. After the first round, Alliance claimed the first place spot only to drop to fourth after a disappointing second and third rounds. However, the confident grapplers showed their determination by ending with a very respectable second place. AHS state placers were Jim Penny—3rd, Kirt Piihl—3rd, Tim Schnell—4th, Kory Piihl— 4th, Billy Alvarado—5th, and Randy Hansen—6th. Wrestling in the 98-pound class, Jim Penny controls his opponent in his state-qualifying form. Willie Krantz attempts to add another four points to the scoreboard by using an effective move to put his opponent on his back. AHS Junior Billy Alvarado tries for a reversal during his match against his Kimball opponent at Western Conference. 48 Wrestling The crowd waits breathlessly on both sides as Jason Schlichtemeier and his opponent grapple for the first take down. Team AHS OPP Duels Kimball 60 6 Chadron 41 11 Mitchell 40 21 Gering 28 17 Scottsbluff 43 11 Gordon 52 9 Ogallala 49 2 Wheatland, Wyo. 47 11 Torrington, Wyo. 69 0 T ournaments Gordon Invitational 1st Sidney Invitational 1st Ogallala Invitational 1st Western Conference 1st Chadron Invitational 1st District 1st State 2nd Head Coach: Pat Cullen Season Record: 9-0 State Qualifiers: 11 The 1983-84 AHS wrestlers are Troy Strang, Dwayne Bull, Todd Wear, Jim Fuller, Eric Vaughn, Bill Hamilton, Kevin Hoppens, Tim Schnell, Kurt Lamport; Mike McCracken, Scott McGuire, Jim Krantz, Brad Underwood, Bill Alvarado, Brad Herman, Kerry Harms, Mike Schnell, Scott Rand, Rich Geist, Dan Hemple, Shane Dean; Travis Johnson, Jim Krueger, Tim Weston, Kirt Piihl, Pat York, Larry Trautman, Coy Hoover, Todd Koozer, Troy Nickens, Dan Carnine, Jason Hirter; Doug Beraden, Randy Hansen, Jim Penny, Kory Piihl, Jason Schlichtemeier, Jeff Hood, Charlie Krantz, Jason Minnick, and Jeff Moore. Wrestling 49Seniors Lead Track Team to Kevin Hoppens shows his power and determination while throwing the shot. Members of the 1984 track team were Rob Ross, Kevin Hoppens, Dion Renteria, Jeff Gasseling, Jeff Tomlin, Wes Lewallen, Rick Ridenour, Brian Grier, Gary Keane, Jim Holdeman, Jeff Harris, Lee Overstreet, Wes Dunn, Ernie Aguallo, Denis Dunbar, Chris Stoddard, Dan Camine, Rob Finegan, Jason Schlichtemeier, Scott Schoeneman, Brian Hinton, Dwayne Bull, Brad Johnson, David Nelson, Mike Schnell, Larry Chouanard, Derek Schwanebeck, Jason Minnick, Charlie Krantz, Brad Adams, Jeff Hood. Surprising is one word that could be used to describe the 1984 Alliance High Boys' Track Team. This year's team, led by a strong senior class and some talented underclassmen, captured both the Western Conference and District track championships. The Bulldogs were also the co-champions of the Bayard Invitational in which twenty-seven teams participated. Seniors Brian Grier, Jeff Tomlin, Rick Ridenour, and Wes Lewallen led the team throughout the season while younger team members provided needed points. Six members of the team qualified for the state meet in Omaha. Brian Grier captured state titles in both the 1600 and 3200 meter runs. Other athletes to qualify included Rick Ridenour, Denis Dunbar, Wes Lewallen, Jeff Tomlin, and Robb Finegan. The freshmen also had a very successful season, showing signs of good things to come. Competing very well against area competition, the freshmen managed at least a second place showing in most of their meets, including a second place finish in the conference meet. Many of this year's freshmen also performed at the varsity level as well, scoring needed points in weak areas. 50 Boys' Track Suspended in mid air, Wes Lewallen soars into the long jump pit after an excellent jump during the Alliance Invitational.Conference and District Titles Soaring cleanly over the bar, Denis Dunbar releases his pole and falls into the pit. Preparing to cross the finish line, Jeff Tomlin wins the 400 meter dash at the district meet. Distance runner Brian Grier strides smoothly beside season rival Anthony Sanchez of Scottsbluff in the 800 meter run. Meet Place Binfield Relays 4th Kimball Invitational cancelled Gering Invitational 3rd Alliance Invitational 5th Western Conference 1st Gering Relays 5th Bayard Invitational 1 st Districts 1st State 8th Head Coach Steve Nelson, Assistants Jim Kuehn, Val Jansante, Anna Baumgartner, Sandra Pilfold, Terri Shoop, Lannie Shelmadine, Lonnie Sherlock, Larry Mannlein, Shirley Schlenker. Boys Track 51Girls' Track Experiences a Trying The 1984 girls' track team from left to right, row one: Student Manager Jeri Bacon, Michelle Rohrbouck, Nancy Schnell, Mary Nolan, Shawn Smith, Karen Gerlich and Sarah Sherlock. Row two: Brigit Boness, Amy Stephens, Kim Tritle, Jeanna Shaw, Tammy Schnell, Maria Vazquez and Janine Ballentine. Row three: Tami Ushio, Missy Skeen, Nicole Moffett, Brenna Barner, Denise Marshall, Nancy Black, Patty Shaw and Retta Jenkins. Row four: Jennifer Skeen, Michelle Kamerzell, Leisa Kollars, Sandy Bull and Stephanie Sutton. Congratulations to these people on a season well done. Jeanna Shaw records her fastest time ever in the 3200 meter run at district competition, held in Alliance, on May 10. Denise Marshall throws the shot with good form. As a freshman, Denise is a close competitor in this event. 52 Girls' TrackSeason but End in a Positive Lane Freshman Brenna Barner clears 4,6,(, opening height, at the Alliance Invitational early in the year. The 1984 girls' track team, consisting of 27 cindermen, had another tough season. Although they started in the slow lane, tying three other teams with zero points at the Binfield Relays, they gradually built up speed to finish sixth at districts. Head Coach Nelson quoted, "The girls worked as hard as they could and improved more every week." The only team qualifier, Amy Stephens, qualified for the state meet in the 800 meter run. She placed second at the district meet and set a new girls track record by 0.6 seconds. Later at the state meet Stephens placed seventh. One other girl's track record, the 1600 meter medley, was broken late in the season. The foursome of Karen Gerlich, Brenna Barner, Michelle Rohrbouck, and Amy Stephens ran their unique event in 4:32.1. With a respectable season the returning underclassmen will have something to look forward to next year. Binfield Relays 18th Kimball Invitational cancelled Gering Invitational 8th Alliance Invitational 6th Western Conference 6th Scottsbluff Dual 2nd Gering Relays 4th Bayard Invitational 7th District 6th State no place Head Coach: Steve Nelson Assistant Coaches: Val lansante Anna Baumgartner Sandra Pilford Terri Shoop Jim Kuehn Amy Stephens begins her 800 meter run, not knowing she will finish second just behind her Gering competitor (far right) by 0.4 seconds. Girls' Track 531984 Linksters Strive for Improvement The 1984 golf team season was a year marked with improvements. They scored 336 points at districts, which is the lowest score since the 1981 Big Ten when they scored 335 points. They also improved in all other phases of the game except individual 18 hole scoring. Next year promises to be a better season since most of the team will be coming back with plenty of experience. Steve Forney was named All-Conference player for this year. MEET PLACE Chadron 3rd Gering 4th Sidney 4th Alliance 5th St. Agnes 5th Alliance Reserve 6th Scottsbluff 7th Bridgeport 7th Western Conference 4th Districts 6th Coach: Wayne Brown The 1984 golf team members are Jim Lambert, Todd Koozer, Dan Nelson, Doug Wilkinson, Rusty Heckman, Steve Forney, David Heckman, Tyler Winkler, Tony Bartling, Troy Strang, Jason Odell, John Balderson, Jim Marcoe, Jon Moyle, David Crawford, Scott Hoover, John Christensen, Dan Hempel, Greg Colwell, Coy Hoover, Tom Beagle, Kris Kerr, Mark Hammond, Mike McCracken, Ron Bush, and Mike Cover. 54 Boys' Golf Brett Cottrell shows excellent form for driving the ball.Booster Club Continues to Support AHS Showing their support, the officers of the Booster Club pose for a picture. They are (back row) Gary Schlichtemeier—president and Sandy Kosmicki—vice-president; (front row) Marie Erickson—treasurer and Shirley Ridenour—secretary. "Boy, did I have fun at the game last night!" "Wasn't that barbeque good yesterday?" These are just a few of the comments heard throughout the year. People often enjoyed the activities even though they didn't know who was behind them. The Alliance Booster Club sponsored such school related activities and projects. One of these was the Big Blue Barbeque. This second annual event started the football, volleyball, cross-country and golf seasons off on the right foot. The club also took on many projects. One of these was the purchasing of a VCR video recording machine to record sporting events. The building of new trophy cases was also among the club's endeavors. Finally, the Booster Club paid half the expenses for a microwave oven for use in the concession stand. Gaining more and more parental and community support, the Booster Club has become important to the Alliance City Schools. Their enthusiastic support in all areas has been appreciated by all AHS students. Dan Collins, Roger Shellabarger and Mark Woodhead discuss upcoming events at a regular Booster Club meeting. Jake Erickson, a member of the Booster Club, stamps another hand at one of the basketball games held during the year. Booster Club 55Alliance High School Athletic This year's most improved athletes are Cross Country—Brian Hinton and Tammy Schnell, Wrestling—Mike Schnell, Track—Jeanna Shaw, Golf—Missy Skeen, Volleyball—Kelly Kosmicki! Basketball—Ken Erickson and Shawn Smith, Wrestling—Scott Rand, Track—Michelle Rohrbouck. Robb Finegan is chosen as Outstanding A-Club Member The 1983-84 Honorary A-Club Member is Larry Carter. 56 Sports Awards FOOTBALL Angelo Casados Mike Cover Ken Erickson Willie Krantz Kurt Lambert Paul Lauder Bryan Morgan Kirt Piihl Tim Schnell Jeff Tomlin Bill Alvarado Matt Christensen, Mgr. Tom Countryman Denis Dunbar Jeff Harris Rusty Heckman Scott Hiatt Jim Holdeman John Hudson Paul Manual Todd Sampson Bill Hamilton Doug Hart David Heckman Jeff Mills Scott Rand Robert Ross Jason Schlichtemeier Rod Stark VOLLEYBALL Candace Gaswick Amy Green Liz Jones Vicki Mandelberg Elissa Marshall Shawn Smith Lori Bearden Kama Brammer Kelly Kosmicki Jami McFall Mary Nolan Nolene Roten Amy Stephens Terri Beck, Mgr. Jennifer Lauer, Mgr. Susan Stinnette, Mgr. CROSS COUNTRY Brian Grier Tammy Schnell Jeanna Shaw Heather Brost Robb Finegan Brian Hinton Nancy Black Jeff Hood Thad Schafer Patty Shaw, Mgr. GOLF Amanda Heitz Chris Rose Lisa Wegenast Kay Wildy Vesta Jo Curtiss Kelly Kaufman Missy Skeen Kirt Kerr Steve Forney Tim Hansen Dan Nelson Doug Wilkinson Tyler Winkler WRESTLING Willie Krantz Kurt Lambert Trevor Midgett Jim Penny Kirt Piihl Tim Schnell Brad Underwood Billy Alvarado Jim Holdeman Kevin Hoppens Randy Hansen Jim Krantz Mike McCracken, Mgr. Jason Schlictemeier Troy Strang, Mgr. Scott Rand Kory Piihl Mike Schnell BASKETBALL Ken Erickson Jerrod Lawrence Russ Muller Jeff TomlinAwards Wrap-up Successful Year Outstanding Athletes are Wrestling—Kirt Piihl, Cross Country—Jeanna Shaw, Football—Kurt Lambert, Golf — Kay Wildy, Cross Country and Track — Brian Grier, Volleyball — Candace Gaswick, Basketball—Jerrod Lawrence and Amy Stephens, Golf—Steve Forney. Matt Christensen, Mgr. Shawn Smith Denis Dunbar Jefi Tomlin Rusty Heckman Ernie Aguallo Scott Hiatt Jeri Bacon, Mgr. Dan Nelson Denis Dunbar Todd Sampson Wes Dunn Doug Wilkinson Jeff Harris Tyler Winkler Jim Holdeman David Heckman Kevin Hoppens Jeff Mills Mary Nolan Amy Green Michelle Rohrbouck Retta Jenkins Jeanna Shaw Shawn Smith Amy Stephens Lori Bearden Robb Finegan Brigit Boness Jeff Gasseling Kama Brammer Karen Gerlich Kelly Kosmicki Brian Hinton Carrie Marx Jim Krantz, Mgr. Mary Nolan Lee Overstreet Nolene Roten Robert Ross Amy Stephens Jason Schlictemeier Nancy Schnell Mandy Schnell Tami Ushio Scott Schoeneman TRACK Tami Ushio Brian Grier Brenna Barner Retta Jenkins Dan Carnine Gary Keane Nicole Moffitt Wes Lewellen Derek Schwanebeck Rick Ridenour Chris Stoddard Sarah Sherlock Tim Thies, Mgr. Brian Grier and Candace Gaswick receive the National Scholastic Athlete Award, presented by the U.S. Army Reserve. Jeff Tomlin and Shawn Smith are 1983-84 Athletes of the Year. Sports Awards 57Activities What dic it mean to belong to a some it ike6nt just that—belong. For others, it pride, and they were active in Clubs for the most part were trying to raise enough funds for es, clubs worked toward the of its members. The numerous the organization accomplished the people belonging a sense of Often times, one had to ap-in the community to give do-the member received the dona-was changed and the person These money-getting activities with adequate funds to at-to have some fun. So,-belong? It meant not dfely time and effort into satisfaction as well as 58 Activities DivisionActivities Division 59A-Club Is on the Go A-Club, one of the most active organizations, was open to those who had earned a letter in any varsity sport. Finishing the year with numerous activities accomplished, the group sponsored a concert featuring Little Jimmy Dickens from the Grand Ole Opry and also ran the concession stand at all home sports events. Many times organizations got bogged down with too many money-making activities. However, this is not the case for the A-Club members as Jeff Tomlin, A-Club President stated, "I hope this year we can make A-Club fun for the members because that is the real purpose of this organization." A-Club officers were President Jeff Tomlin, Vice-President Brian Grier, Secretary Vicki Mandelberg, and Sergeant at Arms Tim Schnell. A-Club members Todd Sampson, Rusty Heckman and Dan Nelson put on their salesmen smiles while working in the concession stand. Bryan Morgan shows the effects of concession stand candy as other A-Club members look on. A-Club officers are President Jeff Tomlin, Vice-President Brian Grier, Secretary Vicki Mandelberg. 60 A-ClubAFS FHA Keep Active FHA members include: Bottom Row — Desi Dunbar, Wendy Newman; Top Row—Sherry Clark, Dawn Dunbar, Sharon Dee, Jeanna Shaw. AFS members include: Bottom Row—Scott Abbott, Lisa Davis, Rachel Schmer; 2nd Row—Kim Marchant, Joy Margheim, leanna Shaw; 3rd Row—Crissy Harger, Todd Rehder, Dee Dee Pohlman; 4th Row—John Phillips, Denise Marshall, Sponsor Mr. Jim Kuehn, and Chris Clark. The year was full of fantastic experiences for some of the members of AFS. Joy Margheim was chosen for the Congress Bundestag program. This honor consisted of an all-expense paid trip to Germany. Joy will live with a foreign family for a year. There were many rewards gained from being a member of AFS. President Lisa Davis told about her experiences in AFS. "AFS has been a lot of fun for me. But I didn't really grasp its full meaning until I started studying and actually visiting countries overseas. Through my traveling and observing other cultures, I feel I understand better what AFS stands for.'' While AFS was busy with many activities, FHA also kept alive by selling carnations that were given out on Valentine's Day. On February 3, FHA combined with FFA, FBLA, and DECA to sponsor a semi-formal sweetheart dance. During the dance, Shawn Smith and Greg Schrader were crowned Senior Sweethearts. FHA officers included Dawn Dunbar, president; Wendy Pfeiffer, vice-president; Desi Dunbar, secretary; Sharon Dee, treasurer; and Wendy Newman, historian. AFS sponsor Mr. Jim Kuehn gives his full attention to a club discussion of money-making activities. AFS FHA 61Annual, SPUD on the Move to The Annual Staff from L-R top row: Kathy Bainter, Tammy Schnell, Lisa Wegenast, Lori West, Veronica Jesse, Vicki Clark, Susan Edgerton, Jami McFall, Julie Hirter, and Wes Lewallen. Bottom row: Brad Johnson, Miss Way, Laura Dye, Linda Fairbanks, Vesta Jo Curtiss, Joy Margheim, Chris Rose, and Jeff Tomlin. Linda Fairbanks crops a picture for one of her eight color pages covering student life and the special events of 1984 In 1984, as all years, the Annual Staff constructed another yearbook. The thirty-ninth yearbook in AHS history was another success as pictures were cropped, layouts were drawn, copies were written, pages were checked and deadlines were met. Funds were raised throughout the year to meet the cost of the expensive yearbook. Early in the year staff members sold ads to prospective businesses around Alliance. Later in November and December, it was off to selling books to the students and teachers. Late in October staff members attended the Nebraska High School Press Association Convention. There, Chris Rose, Vesta Jo Curtiss, Laura Dye, and Joy Margheim attended several workshops. Some workshops that were attended dealt with the design of the yearbook, the writing of the copy, and the selling of the ads. The Annual Staff had a busy year as they showed AHS students an inside look in the 1984 Bulldog. Lisa Wegenast draws her layout as she hurries to meet the first deadline on December 16. 62 AnnualShow AHS Students an Inside Look The SPUD staff top row L-R: Jody Sampson, Ralph Gonzalez, Nita Navarro, Jim Holdeman, Shelly Nollette, Marcy Edminster, and Rob Moyle. Bottom row: Jerene Goode, Joe Bowen, Russ Muller, Kelley Burns, Shawn Muller, Kim Kepler, Betsy Larkowski, and Heather Redmon. Joe Bowen, editor, and Mr. Trenkle, SPUD sponsor, tediously work on the first edition of the second semester. Ten SPUD editions were all part of the successful year for the staff of the 1983-84 school newspaper. For Joe Bowen, editor, and Mr. Trenkle, sponsor, it was a busy year checking articles and correcting pages before the pages went downtown to the Times-Herald presses. There, negatives were made and papers were printed. Funds for the printing came from advertisements and from the School Board allocation. Late in October, part of the staff went to Lincoln for the Nebraska High School Press Association Convention. While there, LeighAnn Goode and LeAnn Littlejohn, news editors, Marcy Edminster, student advisor, and Joe Bowen, editor, attended several workshops. Workshops that were attended covered headlines, advertisements, copy and design. The design of the SPUD started with current events on the front page, small informative articles in the middle pages, and recent sports on the back page. Through the 1983-84 school year the SPUD staff stayed on top of the news and constantly informed AHS students of current as well as upcoming events and sports. Th© photograph staff for the SPUD and Annual was greatly appreciated throughout the 1983-84 school year. Members included top row: Katie Chouanard, Stephanie Sutton, and David Koester. Bottom row: Dee Dee Pohlman and Michele Black. Not pictured: Ron Kollars, Jill Moravek, and LeighAnn Goode. SPUD 63Cheerleaders and Spirit Club Work Together This year many changes were made in the cheerleading program. The squads were split by sports instead of freshmen, junior varsity, and varsity. Gay Pedersen, Crissy Harger, Jeanne Sterner, Rhonda Purviance, Joy Margheim, and Kim Marchant cheered for the football and girls' basketball teams. The wrestling squad included Amy Green, Gayle Koozer, Jill Moravek, Carrie Marx, and Audrey Gonzalez. Chosen for the volleyball and boys' basketball squad were Nancy Hashman, Julie Hirter, Lisa Pierce, Leigh Ann Goode, Pam Caventer, and Kim Tritle. The cheerleaders also made locker decorations and signs for the golf, cross country, wrestling, football, basketball, and track athletes. Along with squad changes, a change in sponsors took place also, as Mrs. Mary Schadwinkel took charge. This year a class period was given to the cheerleaders. During this time, cheers were practiced, pep rallies were planned, and various other tasks were completed. Officers included President Julie Hirter, Vice President Joy Margheim, and Secretary-Treasurer Lisa Pierce. A sense of class unity was one of the main objectives at pep rallies as class competition chants were held. Spreading school spirit and enthusiasm was accomplished this year by the cheerleaders. Amy Green shows her enthusiasm as she fires up the senior class in a yelling competition at a pep rally. The boy's basketball cheerleaders form a pyramid during a pep rally as part of their cheerleading routine. The 1984 wrestling cheerleaders are Amy Green, Audrey Gonzalez, lill Moravek, Carrie Marx, and Gayle Koozer. 64 CheerleadersThe Alliance Bulldog Masco! works with the cheerleaders to excite the crowd at athletic events. The 1984 volleyball and boys' basketball cheerleaders are Leigh Ann Goode, Nancy Hashman, Pam Caventer, Julie Hirter, Lisa Pierce, and Kim Tritle. The 1984 football and girls' basketball cheerleaders are Gay Pedersen, Jeanne Sterner, Crissy Harger, Kim Marchant, Joy Margheim, and Rhonda Purviance. Approximately 30 high school girls signed up to create a support group for the Alliance High School athletic program. Under the leadership of Kelly Kosmicki, chairman, the Spirit Club purchased blue T-shirts and white sweatshirt vests to use on days of competition. Plans for the group included working out a card section and attending as many games per week as possible. Working with the cheerleaders, these young ladies worked to offer visible and loud approval of the efforts of the Alliance High School athletes. Hopefully in the future more young ladies will participate in this very supportive club and help to promote support and spirit for the Alliance athletic program. The sponsor of these enthusiastic girls was Mrs. Mary Schadwinkel. Spirit Club members are Joey Shannon, Kim Rathbun, Deanna Beckhoff, Darcy Sutton, Jeri Bacon, Wendy Pfeiffer, Sarah Sherlock, Amy Boots, Keri Taylor, Jeanna Shaw. Spirit Club 65A Year of Changes for FBLA "It's great! It's a lot of fun!" One wonders, "What is fun? What is so great that people are excited about it?" The answer: FBLA! Future Business Leaders of America was more enthusiastic this year than in previous years. Members sold stuffed animals, sun catchers, and Christmas candy grams, as well as other miscellaneous items for new money-making projects. They undertook a membership drive which included showing the movie, "High Road to China," to encourage students to join. A major change in the organization was also brought about. In order to join in the past, it was required that one be enrolled in a business course, but not this year. As Mrs. Joni Schlatz, sponsor, said, "FBLA is for business oriented people, not just for people in business." Besides all this, members did the tallying for Homecoming candidates and were in charge of the coronation. Those who attended the most meetings, earned the most points, and more importantly, showed an active interest in the club, were able to attend state convention in April. faUoucano UTURE USINESS EADERS MERICA Under the direction of sponsors, Mrs. Joni Schlatz and Mrs. Cynthia Schwartz, and with the help of the officers, FBLA is kept running smoothly. Officers include Shawn Smith, vice president; Liz Jones, secretary; Nancy Hashman, reporter; Jackie Chouanard, president; and Linda Pebley, treasurer. Not pictured is Heather Redmon, parliamentarian. The most important part of any club is its members. FBLA's members include: back row—Vicki Jedlicka, Lori West, Vicki Mandelberg, Shawn Smith, Linda Pebley, and Katie Chouanard; front row—Jackie Chouanard, Liz Jones, Nancy Hashman, Elissa Marshall, and Sarah Sherlock. Members not pictured are Heather Redmon, Frank Redmon, and Matt Petersen. 66 FBLADECA—There's More Than Meets the Eye Sure, one knew about it, but did one know the purpose of DECA? Did one really know what went on behind the scenes? DECA's (Distributive Education Clubs of America) main purpose was to help its members develop leadership skills and competence in the business or marketing area. In order to be a member, one must have been a junior or senior and enrolled in Marketing I or II. Members sold 1984 mural calendars, posters of different sizes, and other items as well for moneymaking projects. The money made helped members to attend several competitions in March. The competitions had to do with certain marketing areas. For example if one was interested in being a grocery clerk, one took a series of tests in food marketing and related fields. DECA was involved in many activities throughout the school year. They conducted an informative survey concerning school facilities, sponsored the "Moonlight Madness" with the Chamber of Commerce in October, and also sponsored "DECA Week" here at AHS. This included talking to sophomores and the downtown merchants about DECA. Mrs. Pat Jones, sponsor, had this to say about the club, "DECA was the club in AHS that worked most closely with the business people outside of the school." Paul Hoffman and Casey Lulow have a long job ahead of them, selling all those Bulldog hats (above). The members of DECA lead an active life Members include Back row—Pam Apple-yard, Felipe Sanchez, Tammy Golden, Paul Hoffman, Casey Lulow; middle row—Kathy Bain-ter, Angie Kerns, RaDona Zacher, Rhonda Daniels, Becky Ditsch; front row — Tammy Schnell, and Joe Bowen (left). DECA 67FFA, Art Clubs' Projects Benefit Art Club members are Pam Caventer, Susan Edgerton, Vicki Jedlicka, Ernie Aguallo, Ron Batt, Ray Berry, Richard Vaughn, Paul Manuel, Mike Moscrip, Advisor Mr. Larry Mannlein, Jennifer Wasserburger, and Jackie Chouanard. The Art Club started the year off slowly, but as the school year progressed, the members had accomplished a great year. The club consisted of fourteen members all engaged in various money making projects. Each member was obligated to submit a drawing of the design for the club T-shirts. The projects that the group produced were few, but the work was of the best quality. One of the projects was to paint two signs for the Case Tractor Company. Another was the making of hand-built mugs available to all students of the entire school. With so much going on all of the time, the group set time aside to visit area exhibits. The group spent a day in Scottsbluff at the Western Nebraska Art Exhibit in the fall. When spring was well under way, the club ventured to Denver, Colorado, to visit various art exhibits in the area for two short days. The Art Club hoped to leave a strong remembrance for the future clubs of the years to come, to have a strong leader to fall on. Art Club officers are President Jennifer Wasserburger, Vice President Jackie Chouanard, Sponsor Mr. Larry Mannlein, and Treasurer Ray Berry. Art Club 68Community, School, Members Winners of the FFA livestock judging contest are Jamie Harris, Angie Fritzler, Randy Rogers and Jayne Nepper. The proud members of the FFA Chapter are Greg Schrader, Joni Taylor, Bob Bush, Wendy Krause, LeAnn Littlejohn, Bill Wills, Kim Kepler, Phil Pryor, Mandi Schnell, Carl West, Roger Bedient, Ray Krause, Brian Smith, Matt Bauer, Neil Schmidt, Jane Nepper, Jamie Harris, Kim Rask, Cathy Carr, Troy Hill, Steve Dobrovolny, Danny Brenner, Kelley Burns, Barry Nye, Dwayne Rose, Kevin Seidler, Ken Adamson, Stephanie Sutton, Doug Daugherty, Lora Romick, Sharon Davis, Mark Wolvington, Bruce Nepper, Wendy Godwin and Gina Gardner. FFA officers are Secretary Joni Taylor, Sponsor Mr. Dave Johnson, Parliamentarian Greg Schrader, President Bill Wills, Reporter Wendy Krause, Sentinel Bob Bush, Treasurer Kim Kepler and Vice President LeAnn Littlejohn. FFA began the year on the right foot by taking on many projects. The main activities included judging at local and area contests. Early in the year the club voted to sell fruits and cheese around the community; other fund raiser was the annual chili feed slave sale at the high school. Both proved to be a huge success. The money earned enabled six members to attend the National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, during November. The year closed on good terms as Alliance was the sight of the District Livestock Judging, Vocational and Agricultural Contests on February 29. Events of the day included judging of livestock, dairy products and food cultures, and competing in other areas, such as welding, mechanics, and agriculture. By the year's end, one could tell from the number of completed projects that FFA had a most productive and successful year. FFA 69STUCO Has a Productive Year Polly Abbott conducts business at a weekly Student Council meeting. Although they were in debt at the end of the 1982-83 school year, many fund-raisers throughout the summer soon brought STUCO out of the red. Led by President Polly Abbott, the various members organized many activities throughout the school year. The annual New Students' Dinner was held at the beginning of the school year for the purpose of acquainting new students with the school and some of their new classmates. In October, STUCO sponsored a Mystery Dance. Everyone who attended was supposed to wear green for a sense of unity. A king and queen, Miss Pat Way and Mr. Val Jansante, were chosen from among the high school teachers. Before Christmas a food drive was organized to help refill the community food pantry. During the week-long class competition, a total of 1,026 pounds of food was collected. The sophomores won the contest by donating 336 pounds of assorted foodstuffs. As said by STUCO President Polly Abbott, “It's been a fantastic, incredible year." STUCO members include Paul Lauder, Amy Green, Wendy Krause, Kristin Rickman, Scott Abbott, Susan Edgerton, Carla Henderson, Ralph Gonzalez Amy Stephens, Nancy Schnell, Missy Skeen, Kelly Yost, Joey Forney, Susan Stinnette, Jon Moyle, Tracy Overstreet, Jennifer Skeen, Joey Shannon and Sam Gonzalez. STUCO officers are Pres.—Polly Abbott, V—Pres-Candace Gaswick, Treas.—Jennifer Wasserburger, and Sec.—Joe Bowen 70 Student CouncilThespians Under New Leadership Thespians include Jerry Shannon, Ralph Gonzalez, Scott Abbott, Vicki Jedlicka, Linda Fairbanks, Jennifer Wasserburger, Lisa Davis, Katie Chouanard, Vicki Clark, Heather Redmon, and Rachel Schmer. Thespian troupe 3146 felt a sharp decline in membership since many members graduated last year. With much hard work, a group of new members were initiated in February, raising the size of the troupe considerably. Above, sponsor Mrs. Fae Redding smiles for the camera. Below, Katie Chouanard, Linda Fairbanks, Vicki Clark, and Vicki Jedlicka practice their Oral Interpretation of Drama, which they perform for various groups. During the year they worked industriously on the fall play, "Our Town," but, unfortunately, they were not able to put on a spring play. Several Thespians and parents attended the Thespian Convention held in Kearney, February third and fourth. There they participated in workshops, saw performances by other schools, and met college students and teachers. The object of the convention was to encourage high school students to continue in theatrical work in their college. The rest of the year was spent on various fund-raising activities to boost their treasury. The money was saved for next year's activities. Thespian sponsor Mrs. Fae Redding said, "It's a wild and crazy bunch—really a good group of kids, and they are really serious about theater." Thespians 71There was a time and place for everything During the many hours spent at school, students found that their time was occupied by such things as history, English, math and science. Some students took to their studies whole-heartedly, and they could always be found with a book in their hands. Then there were the others who arrived at school twenty minutes ahead of schedule to cram for a test or complete the physics assignment that was due first hour. Requirements for graduation were added and the number of classes a student could choose from increased. The classes one took were designed to prepare the student for college or for a career after high school. In general, students felt that schooling was important and that they were receiving a quality education. Candace Gaswick said this about an education, "Education is a very highly prized ticket to a life of personal fullfillment, financial, security and great happiness. Therefore, iT should always be a top priority to all students." 72 Academics Division Academics Division 73Administration, Office and Guidance Let Their Light Shine The administration, office and guidance staffs opened the doors to let their light shine through. Each staff turned the best knob to make the school year better. The administration, which includes the school board and Community Ed, worked effectively to meet the problems that occurred during the year. One major problem was the limited classroom space. They also granted permission for various club trips and tours along with working out the school budget. The Community Ed had a successful year also as classes were offered for almost every facet of learning from basic computers to sewing, from photography to welding. The people of Alliance were more knowledgeable due to the fine efforts of Community Ed. The office and guidance staffs also worked hard to bring the best possible service. The office kept close attendance records and answered calls. The guidance staff, with the addition of Mr. Moyle, helped with class changes and college decisions. With these people working together, this year passed smoothly. As Mr. Stephens said when asked what he thought of these people, "The administration and staff worked effectively to get the job done. This is very difficult in these times of differing opinions and financial unrest." Ms. Lori Nagaki lakes time from her busy schedule io give a cheery smile. Mr. Larry Moyle, guidance counselor, answers lereen Goode and Heather Brost's questions about classes. 74 Administration OfficeAfter another successful meeting the school board poses for a picture. They are (front) Dan Contonis, Marion Moscrip, Bill Burgess, and Wayne Goff, (back) Archie Lawrence and Gary Tomlin. Mrs. Sherry Caventer carefully takes attendance for the day Mr. Bob Duryea takes a breather from his heavier duties as business manager to do some photo-copying. A. Bruce Rockey Bill Reno Skip Olds Larry Moyle Mrs. Barbara Nansel, secretary, completes another form for the office operation (top) while Mr. Dick Boness, secondary principal, (bottom) checks his calendar for an upcoming faculty meeting. Guidance 75Staff Plays Major Role in School Life Librarian Aide Mrs. Glenda Peterson helps Junior Lesli Hume check out a magazine lor a week Many students seemed to disregard that the staff of Alliance High played an important role in their high school life, but had it not been for them, the school just wouldn't have been the same. The cooks did their job with a little added touch of each one's personality, while at the same time the janitors kept the maintenance in good order. The library came under the new rule of Mr. Tom Ross. With the help of Mrs. Glenda Peterson and Mr. Richard McCall, the media specialist, the library maintained continuous assistance to the students and faculty. A large selection of references for both students and teachers were kept, and an orderly study area was available for students' use. The staffs' contributions to Alliance High made going to school more pleasant for the students. Tom Ross Glenda Peterson Richard McCall v- ; . 4-t The dedicated cooks are Earline Beckhoff, Susan Jensen, Linda Phillips, Helen Wagner, Maxine Culton, Sandra Waldron, Nancy Smith, Elsa Smith, and Joyce Lawrence. Keeping AHS spic and span is hard work. The hardworking janitors are Esmeragdo Nunez and Eldon Sample. 76 Staff LibraryP.E. Classes Offer Fitness, Skill Senior Russ Muller takes time out from lifting so Mr. Skip Olds can offer him a few pointers. "This is not my idea of fun," thinks Ed Clinard as Mrs. Thelma Merritt measures his height. Perfection and speed are two great essentials in basketball. Here Miss Sandra Pilfold times her students in speed drills. Skip Olds Sandra Pilfold Pat Cullen Freshmen boys learn wrestling skills. Physical education and weight training were highly encouraged classes to take. P.E. was taught to the large freshmen class, giving them the opportunity to learn various skills in different activities. Weight training was offered to all students interested in keeping or getting in shape. With the right skill, students could perform their workouts safely and eliminate the possibility of any serious injury. Sandra Pilfold and Pat Cullen conducted the physical education classes, while Skip Olds taught weight training. P.E. Weight Training 77Ed. Classes Broaden Student's Horizon Many students found that the monotony of the regular school day could be eased by adding a few electives to their schedule; one of which, driver's education, proved to be a fun yet a very educational class. The class included not only time in the classroom, learning about various laws and regulations, and the dangers of drugs and alcohol, but also actual time behind the wheel, learning proper driving first hand. The driver's education teacher was Mr. Val Jansante. As the importance of the computer increased, the interests in a computer programming career also increased. This resulted in the addition of a BASIC computer class. It was a class for both students planning a computer career and students only interested in learning more about computers. This class, along with Freshman Comp, and U.S. History were part of the Community Education Program. The teachers were Mrs. Chris Rusk, Mrs. Eunice Petersen and Miss Ellen Christensen. The year was full of fun and excitement for the students in Special Education. The typical day consisted of learning activities designed to prepare the students for adult life. One of the most rewarding experiences for the students was the spring Special Olympics Contest held in Alliance. It included many events such as the 30 meter and the 50 meter dashes, the 800 meter run and the mile run. It also consisted of such field events as the frisbee and the softball throw, the standing long jump and the running long jump. The Special Education teachers were Mrs. Janet Bandel, Mrs. Penny Hoover and Mrs. Nancy Lusk. The Special Ed Director was Mr. Clayton Illian. All these classes added to the success of the 1983-84 school year. Angie Kochiras and Gay Pedersen concentrate on building one of the many computer programs required for the semester. Using one of the more leisurely aspects of the computer, senior Bryan Morgan finds time to test his ability at his favorite game. Clayton Illian Janet Bandel 78 Special EdPlus Provide Them With Enjoyment i n - Junior Richie Shimp shows the lighter side of weight lifting. Driver's Ed teacher Val Jansante stops discussion of drug dangers to answer a student's question. Driver's Education students Scott Hiatt, Ron Kollars, Randy Rogers and teacher Mr. Val Jansante prepare to hit the road for another defensive driving practice. Penny Hoover Val Jansante Nancy Lusk Special Education Director Mr. Clayton Illian works hard to make the Special Ed Program more beneficial to its students. Driver's Ed. Community Ed. 79Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Speech Mrs. Fiebig shows her class the momentoes she brought back from her trip to Mexico last summer, hoping to help depict the Spanish culture. Listening tentatively to items needing to be studied for the next test are Mr. Polyakov's German II students. Fae Redding Lila Fiebig Ivan Polyakov Pat York finds that body language is very helpful in getting his message across in speech class. This year the speech department experienced a new change as Mrs. Redding became the director. Even though a required class, speech proved to be beneficial as well as fun. Students learned to give informative, persuasive, and demonstrative speeches as well as an oration. These speeches started at three-four minutes, increasing to ten-twelve minutes in length. Many overcame their fear of standing in front of a group while informing their audience. Spanish I and II were taught by Mrs. Fiebig, and German II by Mr. Polyakov. These classes enabled students to express themselves in another popular language. Much grammar was involved during the learning process of these languages. These three classes helped to ease the communication barriers that are at one time or another encountered by all. 80 Speech LanguagesProvide Opportunities For Expression Concert choir listens carefully to their director Mrs. Giles about needed information for their upcoming performance. Brass and woodwinds practice Christmas music for the annual X-mas concert, striving to hit every note right. Senior Jackie Chouanard works very carefully and tediously to perfect her sculpture in Art IV. The fine arts department consisted of band, choir, and art. The AHS Band was under the direction of Mr. Rischling. The band performed at half-time during home games, put on several concerts, and participated in numerous competitions. These activities kept the band very busy. Mrs. Giles headed the vocal department, which included choralettes for freshmen, concert choir, and swing choir. They, too, performed at various concerts and prepared for competitions. They were kept busy as they learned many new pieces of music throughout the year. Mr. Mannlein taught the art classes. There were four different levels of this class. These proved to be very productive if started during one's freshman year, as much could be accomplished by progressing through the classes, one after the other. Students were able to express themselves and their feelings through their work in all of these classes. Fine Arts 81Vocational Classes Prove To Be Sophomore Randy Hansen carefully observes his project while sanding and adding the finishing touches. Kent Meyer practices good typing techniques such as accuracy and concentration in his Typing I class. Vocational classes gave students the opportunity to select different classes which would later benefit them in life. Vocational classes helped people in all grades decide what occupation they might want to have. Classes like accounting, typing, and shorthand might be perfect for the business person. Others might want to work with special talents such as drafting, welding, or woodworking. Such other vocational classes included agriculture, house wiring, gas engines, auto tech, mechanics, electricity, general shop, home economics, adult living, and interior design. All of these classes gave students examples of their own career or job; anything from married life to constructing one's own building were offered through elective vocational courses. As one can see, there were a wide variety of different classes to choose from. Everyone seemed to be happy and to be having fun, as well as keeping busy all year long. Not long from now, many students will be ready to make it on their own. Cathy Kloch Dave Johnson Bruce Rockey Joni Schlatz 82 VocationalFun, Educational, Exciting For All Patricia Jones Marvin Ackerman Cynthia Schwartz Shown here is Robb Finegan securing his wood project and making all the necessary and proper adjustments in woods class. Sophomore Troy Miller demonstrates here that perfection is a necessity when trying to make a gun rack. Scott Hiatt concentrates hard while trying to make the perfect and ultimate house in his drafting class. For drafting, Greg Colwell makes every line as straight and neat as he possibly can to meet class requirements. Vocational 83Cute Sayings Add Spice To Social Studies; "In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue." This was just one of the "cute" sayings that people said so history wasn't quite so boring. Students were required to take two years of history to graduate, and many students enjoyed cracking jokes to help them remember the history of their country. Students had a wide variety of history courses to choose from. Miss Ellen Christensen provided her students with interesting facts about the ancient times and the facts on WWI II with classes Rise of Nations and Ancient and Medieval History. Mr. Bill Furman gave his students in Economics, Sociology, and Current Issues general ideas about the economy and the social and political scenes around them. American History and Modern Politics, taught by Mr. Phil Schweitzer, showed students about the history of America from the 1700's to the recent happenings in the news. History may not be a favorite among the students of AHS, but one can learn many interesting facts of their country that may become useful in the future. Junior Gay Pedersen takes important notes that will be helpful on the next history test. Informing students about the Louisiana Purchase, Mr. Schweitzer expects his students to listen attentively. Freshmen students in Miss Christensen's World Geography class work studiously on an assignment covering the lifestyles of Norwegian people. Ellen Christensen Phil Schweitzer 84 Social StudiesJournalism Adds Variety to Students' Future With an upcoming deadline, Editor Joe Bowen picks a satisfying spot for an article in the school newspaper. Joy Margheim, the business manager for the annual staff, finds filing annual purchase stubs a confusing task. Has one ever wondered how to become involved in journalism classes? Many students at AHS yearned to become active in the making of the yearbook and the school newspaper, not only for the fun but for the learning abilities a student receives in the long task. Set up especially for students who enjoy writing, journalism and annual classes spent their year writing stories, doing layouts, and rushing to meet deadlines. In order to become part of the Spud and annual staff, a student had to fill out an application and receive a recommendation from their English teacher. The annual staff, sponsored by Miss Pat Way, worked tediously all year to meet their deadlines and to put together the 1983-84 Bulldog yearbook. The journalism staff, sponsored by Mr. Terry Trenkle, spent many days preparing the school newspaper, "The Spud," with interesting facts about school related activities and articles about the community around them. Eight students from the annual and journalism classes attended journalism convention in Lincoln. Those attending were Chris Rose, Vesta Curtiss, Laura Dye, Joy Margheim, Joe Bowen, Marcy Edminster, LeAnn Littlejohn, and Leigh Ann Goode. By attending the convention, these students learned new ideas about putting together their yearbook and newspaper. Those attending journalism convention are Chris Rose, LeAnn Littlejohn, Joe Bowen, Laura Dye, and Joy Margheim. Journalism Annual 85National Consensus Initiates More 3, 6, 9, 18, 39, . . . What number comes next in the sequence? This may seem close to impossible, but it was just one of the many things learned by math students. In many cases students took math classes to fill the quota of points required for graduation. Many took courses to expand their knowledge for future careers. Basic classes that were available to all students were Business Math, Introductory Algebra I, Algebra I, and Geometry. These courses taught the math basics. More advanced courses included Introductory Algebra II, Algebra II, Contemporary Math, and Math Analysis. These classes broadened students' basic knowledge and helped to prepare for college. This variety of math classes, instructed by Mr. Hawk, Mr. Kuehn, Mr. Brown, and Mrs. Schwartz, was augmented from previous years to accommodate recommendations of a national consensus. Wayne Brown Jim Kuehn v y Cynthia Schwartz Even with calculators as aids, Candace Gaswick still needs help from Mr Kuehn. Carl West, Scott McGuire, Rich Geist, and Jodi Sampson try to listen to a lecture given by Mr Hawk but their minds seem to wander to more interesting places 86 MathScience, Math Course Offerings Chemistry student Kevin Hoppens attempts to expand his knowledge with a Physics experiment. Bacteria grows at a rate of 100 million per hour. To reach the closest star takes many lifetimes. Science students learned these and many other facts. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Anatomy? This was the question for most of the 449 science students in the 1983-84 school year as they had a wide variety of classes to choose from. Some students prepared for a career in science by taking two science classes. This year the freshmen class was given a choice of Earth Science teachers. Because of the larger class, another teacher, Mr. Stout, was added along with Mrs. Nelson. Twenty-one percent of the 449 science students chose to take Chemistry. In this class, Mr. Marchant taught the students about atomic structures and formulas and about organic and inorganic chemistry. The majority of students took a course in Biology. Mr. Yost and Mr. Stout shared the responsibility of teaching the students about plant and animal life. The two remaining classes were Anatomy Physiology and Physics. Mr. Yost and Mr. Marchant taught these two more advanced classes and prepared the students who wished to pursue a science-oriented career. The students and teachers worked effectively to make the year profitable for everyone. As Mrs. Nelson said, "This will make a good foundation for next year." Larry Yost Teresa Nelson Bill Stout One of Mr. Marchant's Modern Chemistry classes checks an assignment. There were 42 students in Modern Chemistry. Science 87English—It's Not As Bad As One Thinks Mr. Trenkle is thinking, “Why me?", as one of his students give a rather unsuitable answer to one of his discussion questions. Steve Nelson Patricia Way What does one think of when one hears the word, "English?" "Boring," right? Well, did one ever stop to think of how interesting English could be? For instance, without English how would one be able to read and write all those notes to and from one's friends? Let's face it, it just wouldn't be possible to open up and communicate as well without English. Besides teaching the basic grammar, Mr. Steve Nelson (regular) and Miss Pat Way (project) guided freshmen in the art of comprehending literature. They read such books as Animal Farm by George Orwell, The Odyssey by Homer, and Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare. The freshmen also got a chance to broaden their vocabulary with weekly quizzes. Miss Pat Way, Mr. Terry Trenkle (regular), and Mrs. Eunice Petersen (project) started the sophomores in trying to understand the meaning behind the stories they read. Some of the literature studied was Willa Cather's My Antonia, Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, and A Separate Peace by John Knowles. Time was spent working on projects and writing compositions as well as the ever present grammar. As seniors Sandi Hamilton, lennifer Wasserburger, and Kristen Rickman take notes in Mrs. Yost's regular English course, the rest ot the class is busily listening to what she has to say. Eunice Petersen Terry Trenkle Bernard Becker ■. 1 ®n ► fv; A Sherry Yost Mary Schadwinkel 88 EnglishKeeping the juniors on track were Mr. Terry Trenkle (regular) and Mr. Bernard Becker (project). Juniors studied vocabulary words, grammar, and learned to decipher the author's meaning behind the actions and thoughts of the characters in the stories they read, such as The Scarlet Letter, by Hawthorne, Walden, by Thoreau, and Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn. Mrs. Sherry Yost (regular) and Mrs. Eunice Petersen (project) kept the seniors busy throughout their last year of high school English. They studied all kinds of American poetry, worked on compositions and completed a research paper. Besides this, they read literature such as Macbeth by Shakespeare, and Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Reading was a new class offered at AHS this year. It was a program provided through Nebraska Chapter I to help students improve comprehension and language arts skills. Taught by Mrs. Mary Schadwinkel, students worked under contract and in small groups to raise their academic levels. During this year, this course was non-credit. Some students will always think of English as a boring subject, but with the help of the teachers, others may change their minds and enjoy this required subject. Freshmen Sheri Jedlicka and John Balderson give varying expressions of shock as Miss Way gives tomorrow's assignment. Dwayne Bull, Vicki Brehm, and Dan Hemple keep hard at work in Miss Way's sophomore class, above. As her seniors listen, Mrs. Yost discusses the main points in Macbeth with her third period regular English class, (right). English 89SCHOLARSHIPS Burlington Northern—Kirt Kerr Chadron State College Abbott Foundation—Elissa Marshall Board of Trustees—Ron Kollars Cooperating School—Amy Green, Elissa Marshall, Lisa Davis, Cami Billick Dr. Charles Ruff Memorial—Lisa Davis Music—Lisa Davis Elks Most Valuable Student—Polly Abbott Elks Foundation—Kirt Kerr, Candace Gaswick FFA—Greg Schrader, Kim Kepler, LeAnn Littlejohn Hastings College Academic—Chris Rose Music—Chris Rose Science—Chris Rose Kearney State College Board of Trustees—Chris Rose Music—Chris Rose Special Activities Grant—J. Wasserburger Lee and Josephine Marsh Memorial— Kim Kepler Nebraska Western College Board of Governor's—Nancy Hashman Outstanding Leadership—C. Gaswick Music Performance Grant—Lisa Wegenast North Eastern Junior College—Sterling— Ron Kollars Nebraska Weslyan College President's—Heather Redmon Talent—Heather Redmon Northwestern Community College— Powell, Wyoming—Kirt Piihl North Western College—Missouri— New Student Leadership—Brian Grier Athletic—Brian Grier North Western College Orange City, Iowa Academic—Polly Abbott Music—Polly Abbott Rebekah Assembly—Elissa Marshall Slagle Memorial—Jeff Tomlin Soroptomist—Kirt Kerr Student Council—P. Abbott, C. Gaswick Texas Christian—Kay Wildy Union College—Candace Gaswick University of Nebraska—Lincoln Davids—Ron Kellars, Vicki Mandelberg Honor Program—Cami Billick, Paul Lauder Regents—Candace Gaswick University of Northern Colorado— Academic—Jeff Tomlin University of Wyoming Scholar's Program—Kirt Kerr Paul Stock Foundation—Kirt Kerr 90 Honors Convocation The crowd applauds as physical education teacher, Miss Piltold, presents Freshman Leisa Kollars with an award for excellence in P.E. The announcement of "Outstanding Teen" citizen, Kirt Kerr, who also won many history honors, and runner-up, Lisa Davis, started the ball rolling for the 1984 Honors Convocation. Vicki Mandelberg was given the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science award, while twenty-five other science awards were given. Chrissy Reilly was honored as outstanding senior English student, and Sheri Jedlicka, Tracy Overstreet, and Susan Franklin were recognized for exceptional work in Spanish. Mr. Hawk gave four geometry awards, and Mr. Brown presented three advanced algebra certificates. Heather Redmon was voted Best Thespian by troupe members, while Joy Margheim, Rachel Schmer, and Susan Franklin were recognized as outstanding speech students. Mrs. Schwartz honored students placing at FBLA State Convention and presented several business awards. Outstanding P.E. students were Sheri Jedlicka, Leisa Kollar, Mike Schnell, and Dan Carnine; for their work in Home Economics, eleven students were honored.1984 Honors Convocation Recognizes Many The majority of the time was spent announcing those students who were on the honor roll, elected to National Honor Society, and those participating in the Chadron Scholastic Contest. Juniors Lori Bearden, Brigit Boness, Joe Bowen, Katie Chouanard, Vesta Jo Curtiss, Laura Dye, Linda Fairbanks, Steve Forney, Carla Henderson, Kevin Hoppens, Gay Pedersen, Nolene Roten, and Amy Stephens and Seniors Kirt Kerr, Jerrod Lawrence, Chrissy Reilly and Tim Schnell became part of the National Honor Society. Selected as juniors last year were Polly Abbott, Jackie Chouanard, Marcy Edminster, Candace Gaswick, Amy Green, Brian Grier, Ron Kollars, Vicki Mandelberg, Elissa Marshall, Chris Rose, Jeff Tomlin, and Kay Wildy. Cami Billick, Joy Margheim and Matt Petersen were presented with medals for placing at the scholastic contest. Joey Forney and Kristen Rickman were selected as outstanding Student Council members. When the evening concluded, students, teachers, and parents walked away feeling proud of their awards. Kevin Hoppens and Katie Chouanard and alternates Lori Bearden and Steve Forney are chosen for Boys' and Girls' State to be held in June. Pictured above, Linda Fairbanks, Vesta Jo Curtiss, Steve Forney, Kevin Hoppens, Joe Bowen, Kirt Kerr, Katie Chouanard, Gay Pedersen, Amy Stephens, Nolene Roten and Chrissy Reily are new members of National Honor Society. Katie Chouanard, Chris Rose, Betsy Larkowski, Joe Bowen and Heather Redmon receive the Quill and Scroll awards for excellence on the production of the yearbook and SPUD. Joe Bowen received the editor award. Not pictured are Marcy Edminster, Shelly Nolette, Nita Navarro, Kim Kepler, Amanda Heitz, Russ Muller and Lisa Wegenast. Honors Convocation 91Classes What could be said about the classes of '87, '86, '85, and '84? Each day these students were together, tackling the problems they faced. Freshmen left their marks upon AHS as they took their first steps toward graduation. Sophomores began thinking about prom. Several money-makers were performed so there could be enough funds for the annual affair. By January, "prom, prom, prom" was the uppermost, talked about subject among juniors. Seniors had it easy with ordering caps, gowns, announcements and graduation being the prominent problems. It was a good year. The classes intermingled yet stood behind one another when competing during class competitions at a pep rally or selling cookies at a bake sale. The unity of a class was also shown by the selling, buying and wearing of class T-shirts, which was very popular. The impressions were left as fresh «men could say "one down, three to go" and as seniors said "good-bye." The people were what made AHS operate, and being supportive of one's class activities proved to be beneficial to the smooth functioning of the ’ high school. 92 Classes DivisionClasses Division 93High School Days Become Reality for Class of '87 Every year the new freshmen class goes through the same problems of getting into the rhythm of high school. This year was no exception as the class of 1987 came face to face with the futuristic image of going to AHS, that before had only been a dream. The dream became reality from the first day. Classroom locations were found. New teachers and friends were introduced, and the routine became natural. They were accepted with open Brad Adams Kenny Adamson John Aguallo Casey Allen Shari Bakkehaug John Balderson arms by the rest of the student body and were officially established as AHS students. As the year drew to a close, many freshmen began to look forward to next year with a bright outlook for their future. Brenna Barner Tony Bartling Jenny Batt Tina Bauer Dana Behm Jeanette Bilstein Nancy Black Mike Bourquin Stacy Brass Danny Brenner Penni Brommer Ty Bucknell Mary Jo Buckner Sandy Bull Eddie Burgess Dan Carnine Gary Ceynar 94 FreshmenVicky Chaulk Larry Chouanard John Christensen Ed Clinard Steifanie Cobb Mary Craig David Crawford Karra Cushing Scott Darveau Doug Daugherty Sharon Davis Shane Dean Ed Dickey Steve Dobrovolny Carol Donahoo Desi Dunbar Jeni Dunovsky Michelle Duran David Fedderson Ken Fester Lori Fraedrich Angie Fritzler Joni Fritzler Gina Gardner Dan Gerlick Wendy Godwin Missy Hall carefully works on her water color project for her Art I requirement. Freshmen 95Rhythms Are Set, Routines Established Samantha Gonzalez Trey Govier Angela Grime Valorie Haggard Missy Hall Barry Hamilton Melinda Hanzes Dena Hashman Tony Hedrick Brad Herman Becky Hiatt DeeAnna Hinkley Jason Hirter Bud Hood Jeff Hood The 1983-84 freshmen class officers are Tim Thies—president, Jon Moyle—vice president, Derek Schwanebeck—treasurer, and Keri Taylor—secretary. Bridget Hopp Kim Horsley Bernie Hotchkiss Joanna Howell Wendy Hume Janice Jamison 96 FreshmenSheri Jedlicka Angie Johnson Lori Jones Michelle Kamerzell Kris Kerr Kevin Knight Leisa Kollars Charlie Krantz Ray Krause Wendy Lair Rhonda Levasseur Brenda Littlehoop Janie Looser Heidi Luft Angela Lunbery Mary McCreary Rhonda McDermott Deborah Manuel Jim Marcoe Pat Marcoe Peter Marsh Lucy Martin Denise Marshall Kent Meyer Brian Miller Jason Minnick John Mittan Nicole Moffett Jeff Moore Jodi Morrison Jon Moyle Kari Mundt David Navarro David Nelson Troy Nickens Freshmen 97Forecast for Future Is Bright Jason Odell Tracy Overstreet Robert Pauly Matthew Peterson Wendy Phillips Kory Piihl Andy Piper Mae Poor Bear Darla Prelle Maria Ramirez Kim Rask Kim Rathbun Frank Redmon John Renteria Sheralin Richmeier Crissy Roby Joell Romick Lora Romick Steve Rosane Cindy Sabala Mary Sanchez Thad Schafer Wayne Schance Bryan Scheuler Carol Schmidt Loralee Schmidt Nolan Schmidt Laura Schnell Mike Schnell Derek Schwanebeck 98 FreshmenKevin Seidler Stephanie Sever Joey Shannon Patty Shaw Diane Sherlock Brian Sipes Jennifer Skeen Cynthia Jo Smith Sandra Smith Sharon Spahnle Kelly Stark Chris Stoddard Richard Surrette Darcy Sutton Dawn Sutton Stephanie Sutton Arlene Taylor Elaine Taylor Keri Taylor Kimberly Taylor Tim Thies Jodi Tofteland Lewis Vallejo LaDonna Varvel Eric Vaughn Ramiro Vazquez Lori War Bonnet Warren Wasserburger Todd Wear Rusty West Freshmen 99Sophomores Show Pride and Spirit During homecoming week, Kim Marchant and Joy Margheim show their school spirit by dressing "punk rock." Bonnie Bolinger Celena Bolinger Vickie Brehm Brek Brixius Heather Brost Elizabeth Aguallo Jeanie Atkins Doug Bearden Terri Beck Laurie Beckhoff Bryan Behm Jeff Bruntz Dwayne Bull Tom Burger Ron Bush Rob Bussinger 100 Sophomoresfor Their School, Class Mike Carr Cassie Caudle Sherry Clark Greg Colwell Deena Contonis Brett Cottrell Mike Davis Suzanne Debus Sharon Dee Kent Dilley Kim Dobson Ricky Dubray Dawn Dunbar Becky Edgerton Doug Edwards Kevin Evert Tammy Fenicle Robb Finegan Joey Forney Susan Franklin Marty Fritzler Study hall goes much faster when looking at a magazine, as David McCune discovers. Sophomores 101Sophomores Anxiously Await Gina Garrett Jeff Gasseling Rich Geist Karen Gerlich Audrey Gonzalez Julianne Gonzalez Jereen Goode Jim Graff Julie Grasmick Eric Green Toni Greggs Bonae Grieser Dean Hall Bill Hamilton Cynthia Hamilton Randy Hansen Crissy Harger Kerry Harms Jamie Harris Doug Hart Jim Heap David Heckman Tim Hedrick Dan Hempel Georgia Hernandez Marilyn Higgins Brian Hinton Penny Houser Jerri Ison Brad Johnson 102 Sophomoresthe Year of 1986 Kathy Jones Jeff Kammerer Kelly Kaufman Diane King Vickie King Dan Kinser Thomas Knote David Koester Doug Kozal Jennifer Kraay Jim Krantz Karla Kutschke Jim Lambert Jackie Langford Jennifer Lauer Laura Littlehoop Judy Lloyd Tammy Lloyd John Loutzenhiser Kim Marchant Joy Margheim Missy Mashburn Dawn Mattingly Mike McCracken David McCune Bob McDonald Jo McFall Scott McGuire Troy Miller Jeff Mills Sophomores 103Class Officers Guide Sophomores Gary Mittan Shawn Muller Mike Nason Bruce Nepper Wendy Newman Barry Nye Lee Overstreet Mary Peterson Wendy Pfeiffer John Phillips Christie Price Phil Pryor Kenny Rambur Scott Rand Miguel Rivera After attending Alliance High for two years, the class of '86 finally adjusted to high school life and to the routine of schedules, academics, and sports activities. The class officers were Deena Contonis, president; Susan Stinnette, vice president; Missy Skeen, secretary; and Nancy Schnell, treasurer. These officers helped to come up with ideas for making money for next year's prom. Holding sock hops and selling jewelry helped to accomplish that task. With the help and guidance of their officers, the class of '86 made it through the year. They also anticipated the time when they would be seniors, and no longer underclassmen. With half of their high school years already gone, the sophomore class made the most of their time, and memories were made that would last a lifetime. Gene Rosane Bobby Sanchez Nancy Schnell 104 Sophomores Dwayne Rose Jason Schlichtemeier Scott Schoeneman Robert Ross Rachel Schmer Wendy Schultz Jody Sampson Mandi Schnell Missy SkeenThrough the School Year Brian Smith Chris Smith Roger Smith Rod Stark Susan Stinnette Troy Strang Brenda Taylor Tom Tooley Larry Trautman Kim Tritle Rocky Tschacher Robin Tucker Susan Turgeon Jeff Underwood Tami Ushio Agusta VanWinkle Carl West Pat York Brian K. Walker Andrea Whipple Kelley Yost Diane Walker Mark Wolvington Greg Zeigler Carla Schwartz works in the library to complete an assignment, where the quiet atmosphere allows her to concentrate. Sophomores 105Juniors Prepare Themselves Scotl Abbott LaVone Adamson Ernie Aguallo Billy Alvarado Pam Appleyard Jeri Bacon Kathy Bainter Tom Beagle Lori Bearden Roger Bedient The Junior class proved to be very busy and hard working all through the year. They had some money-making projects which included having sock hops, selling class T-shirts, selling balloons, and helping sell Adventureland Video memberships. These all helped a lot in raising money for a great prom. The class officers for the juniors were President Jami McFall, Vice President Nolene Roten, Secretary Susan Edgerton, and Treasurer Carrie Marx. These people, along with sponsors Mr. Bernard Becker and Mrs. Teresa Nelson, helped to make the junior year very productive and prosperous. Michelle Black Brigit Boness Amy Boots Chad Bornsen Joe Bowen Kama Brammer Jo Brenner Kelley Burns Cathy Carr Nikki Cassel Pam Caventer Kelly Chaulk Matt Christensen Katie Chouanard 106 luniorsfor the Outside World Chris Clark Vicki Clark Tom Contryman Lonnie Covalt Vesta Curtiss Rhonda Daniels Carolyn Dickey Becky Ditsch Tad Drabbels Denis Dunbar Wes Dunn Dawn Dunning Laura Dye Susan Edgerton Linda Fairbanks Ryan Farritor Jared Fero Steve Forney Craig Frink Jim Fuller Junior class officers are Nolene Roten, vice president; Susan Edgerton, secretary; Carrie Marx, treasurer; Jami McFall, president Veronica Jesse finds that study hall is a good place to catch up on shorthand and geometry assignments. Juniors 107Juniors Find Themselves Sarah Gerdes Tammy Golden Celeste Gonzalez Ralph Gonzalez Leigh Ann Goode Tim Hansen Jeff Harris Leon Harsin Rusty Heckman Carla Henderson Scott Hiatt Dannon Hill Troy Hill Paul Hoffman Jim Holdeman Coy Hoover Kevin Hoppens John Hudson Scott Hudson J-esli Hume Vicki Jedlicka Glen Jenkins Veronica Jesse Ed Johnson Scott Johnson Angie Kerns Karl Knight Angie Kochiras Kelly Kosmicki Betsy Larkowski 108 JuniorsStuck in the Middle Casey Lulow Stacey Mandelberg Paul Manuel Carrie Marx Kathy Mattley Kim Mays Jami McFall Jill Moravek Mike Moscrip Terri Moss Dan Nelson Mark Nelson Jayne Nepper Mary Nolan Dee Panwitz Mike Payne Mel Pebley Gay Pedersen Dee Dee Pohlman Diana Purchase Paul Purviance Rhonda Purviance Byron Reed Todd Rehder Dion Renteria Brian Richmeier Randy Rogers Michelle Rohrbouck Kenny Rose Nolene Roten Juniors 109Juniors Anticipate the Long Shown her© is Jill Moravek eating very patiently and tasting every bite at the Big Blue Barbecue. Kelly Kosraicki relaxes in the hall while she makes a "go-fight-win" sign for the wrestlers. Mike Sabala Todd Sampson Eric Schafer Neil Schmidt Jenny Schnell Tammy Schnell Jeanna Shaw Mark Sheets Richie Shimp Kelli Small Nancy Smith Jim Snyder 110 JuniorsAwaited Year of 1985 Todd Snyder Jim Stafford Amy Stephens Don Strickland Marla Sutton Shellie Sutton Mark Swesey Kathy Tasso Joni Taylor Rhonda Tomlinson Manuel Vasquez Maria Vasquez Rich Vaughn Alonna Voss Lori West Doug Wilkinson Tyler Winkler RaDona Zacher Tammy Zacher Greg Zeigler Jami McFall and Carrie Marx conduct a junior class meeting. Kevin Hoppens entertains himself with Richard the Reindeer. Juniors 111"Sweet Dreams" Come True at 1984 Prom Prom 1984 proved to be a dream come true for almost 150 couples. The theme, "Sweet Dreams," was carried out by hanging stars, cotton clouds, and a canopy. Streamers in various shades of blue were strung from a center ring around the entire gym. A fog machine was used to create a more "dreamlike" effect. The royalty was crowned by Vesta Jo Curtiss. Second Attendants were Kristin Rickman and Rob Moyle. First Attendants were Shawn Smith and Kenny Erickson. King and Queen were Jeff Tomlin and Candace Gaswick. The dance was considered a success by junior class sponsor, Mr. Becker. "Theme, decoration, and student enthusiasm and decorum combined for a genuinely outstanding prom for the class of '85." Junior class vice president, Nolene Roten, momentarily forgets her fear of heights as she hangs a wire from the ceiling during the decoration for prom. "InASense", previously named "Blue Earth," sings the night away with popular songs. The band from Rapid City consists of five members. In preparation for prom, luniors Kama Brammer and Alonna Voss hang yet another streamer. 112 PromFreshmen servers, Patty Shaw and Chrissy Roby, dressed in their pj's, do their duties assigned during prom. Cough! Gasp! Wheeze! As others dance among stars and puffy clouds. Freshman Tracy Overstreet holds her breath while operating the fog machine. Veronica lesse and Monty Petrich dance the night away, or at least "before the clock strikes 12." The 1984 Prom royalty include Second Attendants Kenny Erickson and Shawn Smith, Queen Candace Gaswick, King Jeff Tomlin, and First Attendants Kristen Rickman and Rob Moyle. Prom 113One Hundred Seniors Bid Their For the senior class of 1984, the last year was worth waiting for. The smallest senior class in years, which consisted of 100 students, was kept alive with senioritis when spring approached. The seniors faced all the important responsibilities of being a pre-graduate by filling out scholarship applications, ordering caps and gowns, and making a decision whether to attend college or continue working. Choosing class song, flower, colors, and motto was another important responsibility. "Take on the World" by Judas Priest was chosen for class song as well as lavender and gray for class color and flower. "To live your life in your own special way, to reach the goals you have set for yourself, to be the you that you want to be . . . That is Success!" was their motto. The class was led by the officers: Marcy Edminster, president; Jeanne Sterner, vice-president; Gayle Koozer, secretary; Rob Moyle, treasurer; and LeAnn Littlejohn and Lisa Davis, historians. With the left over money from the previous year's prom, the class purchased mugs with the imprint of the bulldog and "Class of 84". The class of 1984 was finally leaving the security of the common high school life, but they all looked forward to living in the "real world". ’’He ain't heavy, he's my . . . buddy," thinks Ken Erickson, as Rob Moyle takes a breather during class. Polly Jo Abbott Ramona Alisia Alvarado Ronald Dean Batt Deanna L. Beckhoff William Jon Bernard Raymond W. Berry 114 SeniorsFarewells to Alliance High School Brian Lee Chase Tony G. Berry Camela Ann Billick Angelo B. Casados Jacqueline A. Chouanard Suzanne Evette Cole Michael A. Cover Lisa Annette Davis Brenda Lee Dilley Joyce Marie Doyle Cynthia Ann Dugger Marclyn Kay Edminster Seniors 115"Take on the World" by Judas Kenny W. Erickson Lana Dee (Hart) Fillis Nancy Lee Fowler Arlen Dale Fraedrich Amy Elizabeth Green Brian Mark Grier Sandra F. Hamilton Nancy Jo Hashman 116 SeniorsPriest is Chosen as Class Song Amanda Kay Heitz Jo© H. Herian Julie Lynn Hirter Retta S. Jenkins Christopher Robert Jesse Elizabeth Marie Jones "Say what?" thinks Senior Jeff Tomlin as he is being told the deadline for his pages are due in annual, tomorrow. Jackie Chouanard takes advantage of an empty classroom to finish her last minute homework. Seniors 117Lavender, Gray Rose Wins Rhonda Kay Jones Gary W.L. Keane Kimberly Kay Kepler Kirt Douglas Kerr Senior Monty Petrich proudly displays his valentine present from his sweetheart. Ron J. Kollars Gayle Mae Koozer "Look at this shoe!" exclaims Cami Billick as she shows Chris Rose, Vicki Mandelberg's outlandish style of footwear. 118 SeniorsVote for Class Flower William Martin Krantz Tina Louise Krause Wendy Jo Krause Kurt Alan Lambert Traci Jo Liberg Jerrod E. Lawrence Simone L. Lessert LeAnn Littlejohn Returning to her childhood days, Polly Abbott attempts to ride her tricycle during Homecoming. John David Luft Seniors 119Class of 1984 Selects Juli Ann McFall Vicki Lynn Mandelberg Trevor Gene Midgett Bryan Eugene Morgan Elissa Marie Marshall Denise C. Marlin Lunchtime is the time for these seniors to show their senioritis and to show the effects of cafeteria food. Robert Alan Moyle Russell Scott Muller 120 SeniorsLavender, Gray for Class Colors Senior Don McDonald gives a big smile while being measured for his graduation gown. Sandy Lee Mundt Juanita Kay Navarro Linda Fay Pebley Michele Renee Nolette Roselia Duran Patino James Lee Penny Douglas L. Peterson Monty J. Petrich Lisa Ann Pierce Seniors 121Numerous responsibilities are Faced by Kirt James Piihl Heather Marie Redmon Anna Christine Reilly Kevin Anthony Richmeier Rick Ridenour jump rope ropes his way into physical fitness during his weight training class. Kristen Rebecca Rickman Rick A. Ridenour Christine Elizabeth Rose Timothy Lee Schnell 122 SeniorsSeniors Throughout the Whole School Year Greg Dale Schrader Jerry Duane Shannon Jean Marie Sterner Chris Lewis Taylor It doesn't take much to drag one away from his homework to pose fot the photographer as these seniors show. Facial expressions from seniors Tony Berry, Ron Batt, and Ray Berry obviously show their idea of study hall. "To live your life in your own special way, To reach the goals you have set for yourself To be the you that you want to be . . . That is Success!" Seniors 123 Author UnknownAHS Becomes a Memory for Class Members William J. Taylor Jeffery Edward Tomlin Bradley Jay Underwood Mark E. Vaughn Travis Allen Vogel Jennifer E. Wasserburger SENIORS NOT PICTURED Dawn Rae Hernandez Stephan Pollack Wesle A. Lewallen Vickie Lynn Sabala Cliff Littlehoop lames M. Smith Don T. McDonald Donna O'Leary Daniel R. War Bonnett Bill E. Wills Tina Renee Wodke 124 SeniorsSenior Index POLLY ABBOTT Band 1,2,3; Swing Choir 4; Concert Choir 2,3,4; Pep Band 1,2, 3; Stage Band 4; A-Club 2,3,4; Track 1; Cross Country 1,2; Class Officer 1,2,3, Vice President 1,2,3; Student Council 1,2,3,4, President 4; FCA 1,2; Girls' State Delegate 3; County Gov't Day 3; Nat. Honor Society 3,4; All School Musical 2; Chadron Schol. Cont. 4; Flag Team 1,2, Co-Captain 2; 1983 Homecoming 2nd Attendant. RAMONA ALVARADO General Course. RON BATT Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 4; Track 1; Art Club 4. DEANNA BECKOFF Concert Choir 2,3,4; FHA 1,2,3. B.J. BERNARD General Course. RAY BERRY Band 1,2,3,4; Swing Choir 4; Track 1; County Gov't Day 3, Judge; All School Musical 2, Stage Crew; Chadron Schol. Cont. 2; Art Club 4. TONY BERRY Band 1,2,3,4; Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 3,4; Pep Band 1,2,3, 4; Stage Band 2,3,4; Track 1; State Music Clinic 1,2,3,4; County Gov't Day, 3; Junior Law Cadet 3; National Merit Choral Award 4. CAMI BILLICK Outstanding Achievement in Human Development 4. ANGELO CASADOS General Course. BRIAN CHASE DECA 4; Football 1,2 at Natrona County High School, Casper, Wyo. JACKIE CHOUANARD Golf 1; FBLA 2,3,4, Secretary 3, President 4; Nat. Honor Society 3, 4; AFS 2,3, Secretary 3; Chadron Schol. Cont. 3,4; Art Club 4, Secretary; Flag Team 3. MIKE COVER A-Club 4; Football 1,2,3,4; Wrestling 1,2,3; Golf 3,4. LISA DAVIS Band 1,2,3,4; Swing Choir 2,4; Choralettes 1; Concert Choir 2,4; Pep Band 1,2,3,4; Stage Band 2,4; Pep Club 3; A-Club 4; Basketball 1; Golf 3, Boy's Golf Manager 3; Class Officer 4, Historian; FCA 1, 2; Majorette 3,4; State Music Clinic 2,4; Thespian Society 4, Treasurer; Thespian Play 3,4; All School Musical 2; Close-Up 3,4, President 4; Fall Play 4; AFS 1,2,3,4, President 4; Chadron Schol. Cont. 1,4; Nebraska High School Honor Band 4; Speech Team 4; John Philip Sousa Award 4; "Outstanding Teen" Runner Up 4. BRENDA DILLEY Concert Choir 1,2; FBLA 2; DECA 4. JOYCE DOYLE Concert Choir 1,2,3,4; DECA 4. CYNDY DUGGER Concert Choir 1,2,3,4; DECA 4. MARCY EDMINSTER Golf 1, Spud Staff 2,3,4, Editor 3, Student Advisor 4; Quill and Scroll 2,3,4; Class Officer 4, President; Student Council 3; Girls' State Candidate 3; District Speech Contest 3; County Gov't Day 3; National Honor Society 3,4; Thespian Society 4; Fall Play 2. KEN ERICKSON A-Club 4; Basketball 4; Football 4. LANA FILLIS Volleyball 1. NANCY FOWLER Concert Choir 3,4; Track 1; Golf 2; Thespian Play 4; Fall Play 4; Library Assistant 4; Flag Team 4. ARLEN FRAEDRICH General Course. CANDACE GASWICK Girls Glee 1; Concert Choir 2,3,4, President 4; A-Club 2,3,4; Track 1, 2; Volleyball 1,2,3,4; Class Officer 3, Secretary; Student Council 1,2, 3,4, Vice President 4; FCA 1,2; Girl's State 3; County Gov't Day 3; Nat. Honor Society 3,4; Chadron Schol. Cont. 1,2,3,4; Prom Queen 4; Outstanding Achievement in Modern Advanced Chemistry 4; Outstanding Achievement in Sociology 4. BRENDA GONZALEZ Girls Glee 1; Concert Choir 2; Annual Staff 3; All School Musical 2. AMY GREEN Thomas Lauder Outstanding Music Student Award 4; Scholastic Athlete Award 4. BRIAN GRIER A-Club 2,3,4, Vice President 4; Basketball 1,2; Track 1,2,3,4; Cross Country 1,2,3,4; Boys' State Candidate 3; Nat. Honor Society 3,4; Chadron Schol. Cont. 1,4; Outstanding Achievement in Modern Physics 4; Scholastic Athlete 4. SANDY HAMILTON DECA 2,3. NANCY HASHMAN Concert Choir 2,3,4, Librarian 3; Pep Club 3,4; A-Club 3,4; Basketball 1,2, Manager 2; FBLA 3,4, Reporter 4; Cheerleading 3,4, Mascot 3; State Music Clinic 2,3,4; All School Musical 2. AMANDA HEITZ Swing Choir 3,4; Girls Glee 1; Concert Choir 2,3,4; Pep Club 1,2, 3; A-Club 4; Track 1; Golf 2,3,4; Spud Staff 4; State Music Clinic 1, 2,3,4; Thespian Play 2; All School Musical 2; Journalism Award 4. JOE HERIAN Woodworking Award 4. DAWN HERNANDEZ YNA 3; DECA 4. JULIE HIRTER Girls Glee 1; Concert Choir 2,3,4; Golf 2; Annual Staff 4; FCA 1,2; Cheerleading 3,4, President 4; County Gov't Day 3; All School Musical 2; AFS 1,2; Homecoming 1st Attendant 4. RETTA JENKINS Concert Choir 1,2,3,4; Basketball 3,4; Track 2,4; Volleyball 2; Spud Staff 2,3. CHRIS JESSE Band 1,2,3,4; Swing Choir 4; Pep Band 1,2,3,4; Stage Band 4; Wrestling 1; County Gov't Day 3; Outstanding Achievement in Modern Physics 4. LIZ JONES Band 1; A-Club 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1,2; Track 1; Volleyball 1,2,3,4; FBLA 4, Secretary; Chadron Schol. Cont. 4. GARY KEANE Track 1,4. KIM KEPLER Basketball 1; Golf 1,2,3; Spud Staff 4; FFA 3,4, Treasurer 4; FBLA 3; Library Assistant 3; Journalism Award 4. KIRT KERR "Outstanding Teen" Senior Division 4; Outstanding Achievement in Modern Physics 4; Outstanding Achievement in Sociology 4; Outstanding Achievement in Economics 4; Outstanding Achievement in Research American History 4; Outstanding Achievement in Social Studies for Four Years 4; Nat'l Honor Society 4. Senior Index 125RON KOLLARS Band 1,2,3,4; Pep Band 2,3,4; Annual Staff 2,3,4; Boys' State Delegate 3; Nat. Honor Society 3,4; Chadron Schol. Cont. 2,3. GAYLE KOOZER Concert Choir 1,2,4; A-Club 1,2,3, 4; Basketball 1,2; Track 1,2; Cross Country 1; Class Officer 4, Secretary; FBLA 3; Cheerleading 4; German Club 1. WILLIAM KRANTZ A-Club 3,4; Football 1,3,4; Wrestling 1,2,3,4; Track 1,4; County Gov’t Day 3. TINA KRAUSE Girls Glee 1; Concert Choir 2,3,4; Pep Club 3,4; Student Council 1; FBLA 2,3; All School Musical 2; Rodeo Club 1,2,4, Treasurer 4. WENDY KRAUSE Band 1,2; Swing Choir 3,4; Girls Glee 1; Concert Choir 1,2,3,4; Pep Band 1,2; Student Council 4; FFA 2,3,4; County Gov't Day 3; All School Musical 3; DECA 4; Library Assistant 2,3; AFS 3; Flag Team 1,2. KURT LAMBERT A-Club 2; Football 4; Wrestling 4. PAUL LAUDER Band 1,2,3; Pep Band 1,2,3; Stage Band 2; A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,3; Football 1,2,3,4; Track 1,2; Student Council 4; Boys' State Candidate 3; Chadron Schol. Cont. 4. JERROD LAWRENCE A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Football 1,2; Track 1; County Gov't Day 3; Chadron Schol. Cont. 4; Academic All-American 4; Outstanding Achievement in Modern Politics 4; Nat. Honor Society 4. SIMONE LESSERT Concert Choir 4; FBLA 1; DECA 3. WESLEY LEWALLEN A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 3; Football 1,4; Wrestling 3; Track 1,2,3, 4; Annual Staff 4; German Club 1, 2. TRACI LIBERG Golf 1,2,3,4 LEANN LITTLEJOHN Band 1; Spud Staff 3,4; Class Officer 4, Historian; FFA 1,2,3,4, Secretary 3, Vice President 4; FBLA 3,4; Cheerleading 4, Mascot; Flag Team 1. JOHN LUFT General Course. DON MC DONALD Thespian Society 3,4, Vice President Thespian Play 3; Fall Play 2, 3,4; Chadron Schol. Cont. 4. JULI MC FALL Track 1,3; Cross Country 2,3; Basketball 1,2; FFA 4. VICKI MANDELBERG Band 1; Pep Band 1; A-Club 3,4, Secretary 3, Treasurer 4; Basketball 1,2; Wrestling 3,4, Stats.; Track 1; Volleyball 1,2,3,4; Class Officer 2,3, President; FCA 1,2; FBLA 4; Nat. Honor Society 3,4; Chadron Schol. Cont. 3,4; Bausch Lomb Honorary Science Award 4. ELISSA MARSHALL Band 1,2,3; Pep Band 1,2,3; A-Club 4; Volleyball 1,2,3,4; FBLA 3,4; County Gov't Day 3; Nat. Honor Society 3,4; Close-Up 4; Chadron Schol. Cont. 3,4; Flag Team 1,2. DENISE MARTIN General Course. TREVOR MIDGETT General Course. BRYAN MORGAN Band 1,2,3,4; Pep Band 1,2,3,4; Stage Band 2; A-Club 3,4; Basketball 1,2; Football 1,2,3,4; Track 1, 2. ROB MOYLE Band 1,2,3,4, President 4; Swing Choir 4; Concert Choir 4; Pep Band 1,2,3,4, A-Club 2,3,4, Basketball 1; Spud Staff 4; Class Officer 4, Treasurer; State Music Clinic 3,4; Chadron Schol. Cont. 3. RUSS MULLER Basketball 1,2,3,4; Football 1,2,3; Golf 1; Spud Staff 4, Reporter; Journalism Award 4. SANDY MUNDT General Course. NITA NAVARRO Band 1,2,3,4; Concert Choir 3,4; Pep Band 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1; Volleyball 1; Spud Staff 3,4, Ad Manager; Student Council 1; County Gov't Day 3; Journalism Award 4. SHELLY NOLLETTE Concert Choir 4; Spud Staff 3,4, Ad Manager; Journalism Award 4. ROSIE PATINO Outstanding Achievement in Foods and Nutrition 4. LINDA PEBLEY Band 1; Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 1,2,3,4; Pep Club 3,4; Bask- etball Manager 3; Volleyball 1,2; FBLA 3,4, Treasurer; State Music Clinic 3,4; All School Musical 3; German Club 1. JIM PENNY A-Club 2,3,4; Wrestling 1,2,3,4; Golf 2; Fall Play 3. MONTY PETRICH Band 1,2,3,4; Swing Choir 3,4; Pep Band 2,3,4; Stage Band 3,4; Football 2. DOUG PETERSON General Course. LISA PIERCE A-Club 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1,2; Track 1,2, Manager 2; Volleyball 1,2; FFA 2,3,4; FBLA 1,2; Cheerleading 3,4, Secretary 3, Treasurer 4; DECA 4; Rodeo Club 4, Secretary; Library Assistant 2,3. KIRT PIIHL A-Club 2,3,4; Football 1,2,3,4; Wrestling 1,2,3,4. STEPHAN POLLACK General Course. HEATHER REDMON Concert Choir 4; Spud Staff 4; FBLA 4; Parliamentarian; Thespian Society 4, President; Thespian Play 4; Close-Up 4; Fall Play 4; Chadron Schol. Cont. 4; Quill and Scroll 4; Best Thespian 4; Thespian of the Year by Earned Points 4; Kubasaki High School (Okinawa, Japan): Spanish Club 1; Fall Play 1; Nederland High School (Colorado): Volleyball 2,3, Manager; Thespians 3; Fall Play 2,3; Spring Musical 3; FBLA 3, Historian; Class Officer 2,3, Secretary 2, Vice President 3; Student Council 3; Nat. Honor Society 3; Choir 2; N-Club 2,3. ANNA CHRISTINE REILLY Band 1,2,4; Pep Band 1,2,4, A-Club 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1,2; Golf 1,2,3; AFS 1,2,3, Vice President 3; Outstanding Senior English Award 4; Outstanding Achievement in Anatomy Physiology 4; Nat. Honor Society 4. KEVIN RICHMEIER General Course. KRISTEN RICKMAN Girls Glee 1; Concert Choir 2,3, Librarian 3; Basketball 2; Student Council 4; County Gov't Day 3; Chadron Schol. Cont. 1. RICK RIDENOUR General Course. CHRIS ROSE Band 1,2,3,4; Pep Band 1,2,3,4; A-Club 2,3,4, Basketball 1; Golf 1,2, 126 Senior Index3,4; Annual Staff 2,3,4, Editor 4; County Gov't Day 3; Nat. Honor Society 3,4; Thespian Society 4; All School Musical 2; Fall Play 1, 2; German Club 1; AFS 1,2,3, President 3; Chadron Schol. Cont. 1,3,4; High Plains Honor Band 2,3, 4; Hastings Honor Band 4; All-State Honor Band Alternate 4; John Philip Sousa Award 4; Quill and Scroll 4; Outstanding Achievement in Modern Advance Chemistry 4. VICKIE SABALA General Course. TIM SCHNELL A-Club 2,3,4, Sergeant-at-Arms 4; Football 1,2,3,4; Wrestling 1,2,3,4; Boys' State Alternate 3; Nat. Honor Society 4. GREG SCHRADER FFA 1,2,3,4, Parlimentarian. JERRY SHANNON Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 3, 4; District One Acts 3; District Speech Contest 3; State Music Clinic 3; County Gov't Day 3; Thespian Society 3,4; Thespian Play 2,3,4; All School Musical 2; Fall Play 2,3,4; Library Assistant 3; AFS 4; American Legion Law Cadet Program 3. SARAH SHERLOCK Concert Choir 1,2,3,4; Pep Club 1, 3,4; A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,3, 4, Manager; Track 1,2,3,4; Golf 3, 4; FCA 1; FBLA 4. SHAWN SMITH A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,4, Track 1,3,4; Volleyball 1,2,3,4, FBLA 3,4, Vice President 4; Athlete of the Year 4. JEAN MARIE STERNER Band 1,2,3,4; Swing Choir 4; Concert Choir 3,4; Pep Band 1,2,3, 4; Stage Band 2; Pep Club 2; A-Club 3,4; Basketball 1; Wrestling 2,3,4, Stats; Golf 2; Volleyball 1,2; Class Officer 4, Vice-President; FCA 1; FBLA 3,4, Parliamentarian 3; Historian 4; District Speech Contest 2; State Speech Contest 2; High Plains Honor Band 3; High Plains Honor Choir 4. BILL TAYLOR FFA 1; Rodeo Club 1. CHRIS TAYLOR FFA 1,2,3,4; Rodeo Club 1,2. JEFF TOMLIN A-Club 2,3,4, President 4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Football 1,2,3,4; Track 1,2,3,4; Annual Staff 4; Boys' State Candidate 3; Nat. Honor Society 3, 4; Chadron Schol. Cont. 1; Peer Counseling 4; Prom King 4; Homecoming 1st Attendant 4; Athlete of the Year 4. BRAD UNDERWOOD A-Club 3,4; Wrestling 1,2,3,4; FFA 1,2,3,4; Rodeo Club 1,2,3,4. MARK VAUGHN Football 2; Wrestling 1,2. TRAVIS VOGEL General Course. JENNIFER WASSERBURGER Student Council 4, Treasurer; County Gov't Day 3; Thespian Society 3,4; Chadron Schol. Cont. 4; Art Club 4, President; Outstanding Achievement in Adult Living 4. LISA WEGENAST Band 1,2,3,4; Pep Band 1,2,3,4; A-Club 3,4, Basketball 1; Golf 1,2,3, 4; Annual Staff 4; German Club 1; AFS 3; Quill and Scroll 4. KAY WILDY Band 1,2,3,4, Secretary 4; Pep Band 1,2,3,4; A-Club 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2; Golf 1,2,3,4; Class Officer 3, Treasurer; Student Council 2; District Speech Contest 3; Nat. Honor Society 3,4; German Club 1; Chadron Schol. Cont. 1,2, 3,4; Flag Team 1,2,3,4, Co-Captain 2,3, Sponsor 4; Outstanding Achievement in Modern Advanced Chemistry 4; Outstanding Achievement in Anatomy Physiology 4. BILL WILLS FFA 1,2,3,4, Sentinel 3, President 4; Rodeo Club 1. TINA WODKE Swing Choir 2,4; Girls Glee I; Concert Choir 2,3,4; Volleyball 1; All School Musical 2; Flag Team 4. Senior Index 127Only Memories are Left as Ninety-Seven The senior choir sings "Friends Forever" as a final farewell song. As the processional is played, Amy Green and Willie Krantz make their entrance into the auditorium. Rob Moyle gives a smile of relief as he is awarded his diploma by Board Member Archie Lawrence. Ron Kollars and Paul Lauder stand patiently after receiving Presidential scholastic awards. 128 GraduationClass of '84 Seniors Graduate Chris Rose, one of the three class speakers, makes herself presentable for hundreds of people. The other two speakers are Kay Wildy and Candace Gaswick. Growing together, and drifting apart, Always an ending, and now a new start. We've struggled this far, for many of years, Graduation soon brings, heartaches and tears. Going to colleges, leaving our homes, Experiencing life, out on our own. Soon we'll be going, our own separate ways, For now and forever, our memories will stay. Reminiscing through yearbooks, and talking of years, Reunions will bring, memories and tears. Our class now . . . and forever more, Will always be remembered as, The Class of'84. Brenda Gonzalez Graduation 129 Soon to be graduates, Kiri Kerr and Chris lesse begin preparing themselves for the big moment.130 Ads Division719 Flack Ave. 762-3387 Dairy Queen iviai Troy and Barry Hamilton Hamilton's Service Center 843 W. 6th Alliance, Nebraska Ken Hamilton 762-2510 JVc Xcaf 218 Box Butte Ave. Alliance, Nebraska 69301 Congratulations! Hoping Your Future Blooms Into Happiness, Love, and Wealth! Kelly Kosmicki and Lori Bearden 132 AdsGruntmeir Cattle Trucking Pro-rated in 5 states Bob Gruntmeir 308-762-7304 or 762-1252 £}. Who mo v ides electric service in the rurol areas of the following counties? Brittan Insurance Agency, Inc. 304 Niobrara 762-2244 Insurance plans Tailored to Your Needs Serving Alliance Since 1946 Bernie's Hardware Alliance, Nebraska 762-3488 315 Vi Laramie General Hardware Electric Supplies Plumbing Supplies Farm Supplies Harris Sales Local distributor for Old Home Bakery Goods Best Wishes to the Class of '84 .,KCOW Tittel Motor Co. The People Radio 1400 Quality Used Cars The Muffler House "We make the Good Life better" Nebraska AAA Magnavox Sales and Service 511 West 3rd Phone 762-2700 Sound Cornhusker Motor Club Insurance Sales Rep. George Vorovka 1608 Emerson 762-1288 1 NORTHERN PLAINS LAND CATTLE AGENCY P.0. Drower 760 308-762-3155 Alliance, Nebr. 69301 Outlet Your total Godfather's Pizza Joan Wiggins Lane and Associates 307-634-5871 We are proud to serve Farmers and Ranchers Keith Sorum—owner 134 Ads music headquarters "Rock'n' with the times" "A pizza you can't refuse"Congratulations To You! 1984 Seniors "Lph0t09raphv CHRISTIAN BOOK and GIFT SHOP 322 Box Butte 9:30-5:00 Monday thru Saturday TIMES-HERALD Hatch Drug 420 Box Butte Ads 135 314 Box Butte One-stop Decorating Service—Floor Covering Wall Covering—Paint Congratulations Class of '84 Sandhills Veterinary Clinic Dr. Mark Tracy Dr. E. VonTour 762-2181 West 3rd Fertilizer Feeds Seeds Chemicals Husky Petroleum Agriculture is our Business and We Do It Better! 762-3941 Thiele Jewelers Carter Sales Bunny Shop Thiele Drug Redman's Shoes Daylight Donut Shop Todd's Body and Frame Shop Sears B. J.'s Hair Salon Alliance Chiropractic Clinic McCarroll's Motel Alliance Sta-Nu Cleaners Bates-Landa Funeral Home Alliance Lumber Co. "your friendly yard" 1020 West 3rd Alliance 762-3274 ALLIANCE VISION CENTER MAKES YOU LOOK YOUR BEST 2409 Box Butte 762-4056 Best Wishes to the Class of '84 136 Ads T INSURANCE Alliance Hemingford LAINC’S LIQUORS • P.O. Box 546 Phone 762-5247 1308 West 3rd St. Williams, Jewelers R. L. (Bob) Williams 317 Box Butte B. L. (Bob) Williams Beer—Wine Ice—Kegs Many Class Rings to Choose From Cover-Jones Motor Co. 3rd and Big Horn Kathy Bainter and Susan Edgerton Ads 137Pepsi Cola Bottling Company Alliance, Nebraska Bottled under appointment of Pepsi Cola, Purchase, NY Open 24 hrs. daily—7 days a week Alliance Plaza Shopping Center 762-1781 Dave Fisher, Mgr. GARDENS Cordon and Rosa Lee IIof S08 EAST 4TH STREET ALLIANCE, NEBRASKA 69801 Jeff Tomlin Good Samaritan Village Where in Christ's Love Everyone is Someone. Retirement apartments to full service nursing care. If you want to spend time with the elderly, Call 762-5675 Congratulations, Class of '84 L.B. Murphy Co. 138 Ads Makes the good life better We clothe the whole family Tory Iossi and Sue LurzPhotography of the 80's by Worley Studio BURLINGTON NORTHERN RAILROAD “Where Good Neighbors Work” Ads 139WE SERVE BURLINGTON NORTHERN EMPLOYEES WHO LIVE AND WORK ON THE ALLIANCE DIVISION ALLIANCE RAILROAD EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION Ron Bush, Bridget Hopp, and Jeff Mills 140 Ads ILROAD EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION POST OFFICE BOX 697 ALLIANCE, NEBRASKA 69301 Area Code 308 TELEPHONE 762-5702 l ut «Wr M MW wt u- tlll.OOP ® NCUA i SiimuI 'tAi I b«mWe Support Our Students in Alliance in® Phone 762-6590 Telephone Orders Welcome Hours: Summer 10 a.m.—12 p.m. Sun.—Thurs. 10 a.m.—2 a.m. Fri.—Sat. Winter 10 a.m.—11 p.m. Sun.—Thurs. 10 a.m.—1 a.m. Fri.—Sat. Stop in—Drive in or Sit down in our Dining Room Ads 141The Elms For Fine Dining and Drink Phillip Pryor Dining Rooms Quality Broiled Steaks, Chicken, and Seafood Prime Rib Every Friday and Saturday Night 1015 E. 3rd King-Sized Cocktails Parking on east side of Building Best of Luck to the Class of 1984 From Neil and Sandy and Employees 762-3425 142 AdsMonday-Saturday 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Dr. Gene Giles, D.D.S. Mimi Roller Saudia Wilcox Ja Vae Ermels Kathy Thompson Kenley Bradley Teresa Egan iv OHIO NATIONAL Lite insurance Company a Qa ality name in mutual lile and health insurance • Cincinnati Congratulations, Senior Graduates of 1984 C. W. Langford, CLU General Agent Associates: Florence Shelmadine, Office Mgr. C.H. Brittan Stan Feddersen, CLU Ted Hempel Marv Bowhay Jack's Refrigeration Home and Commercial Service also featuring SOLAR MAGIC 762-1613 Jack L. Abbott Chris Rose and Polly Abbott Coast to Coast TOTAL HARDWARE I® 12 departments to serve your needs. Mary and John Ryan 762-4777 I FIRST FEDERAL LINCOLN 223 Box Butte Ave. 762-2160 Gary L. Ermels, Branch Mgr. Ads 143Gene's Pharmacy 762-4475 914 W. 10th Alliance, Nebraska Paul Gregg and Tim Hansen Lampert Lumber 1107 Flack All of Your Building Needs Congratulations, Class of "84" Alliance Coins Alliance Motors and Antiques Unlimited Largest supply of silver 1024 Flack 762-3480 dollars in the Panhandle Sales, service, automotive 119 Box Butte tune-up and repair i44 Ads 762-5033 Harland O. Johnson, Mgr.Congratulations to the Class of 1984! D. D. Shannon, M.D. D. N. Taylor, Jr., D.D.S. D. N. Taylor, Sr., D.D.S. R. J. Morgan, M.D.WESTERN NEBRASKA SAVINGS COMPANY Higher Rates on Savings Than Any Bank or Savings Loan Passbook Accounts 6.5% Certificates Available At Higher Interest Rates A State Chartered Industrial Loan Investment Co. F.D.I.C. Insurance of 100,000 on each Account 762-5302 1204 West 3rd St. P. O. Box 458 Alliance 146 Ads Ronald L. Hiatt PresidentThe fiuARDiAN State Rank and Trust Cq Alliance. Nebr. ««»30l SIGNA E. HOLUB Assistant Cashier BRIAN W. LUNDY Assistant Cashier DAISY P. McANDREW Assistant Cashier M. MAXINE POKORSKI Assistant Cashier GLENDA L. SHANKLAND Executive Assistant JAMES C. NELSON Vice President L. LEROY SCHOMMER Vice President ROBERT J. LAUER Assistant Vice President FRANK L. BALDERSON Senior Trust Officer W. A. SEILER Trust Officer JOHN R. O'NEAL II Trust Officer DONA D. STULL Chairman of the Board and Trust Officer C. W. GRIFFIS President LANE R. NANSEL Executive Vice President and Cashier DALE BORG Senior Vice President KENNETH L. LITTLEJOHN Senior Vice President JERRY L. BEAGLE Senior Vice President JAMES E. ABBOTT Vice President The Financial Center of Western Nebraska Member F.D.I.C. Ads 147Dixie Bartels Larry Curtiss R. K. Nelson Cindi Billick Tom Goaley Barbie Riggs Vikki Bolek Sharon Hashman Bob Schott Joyce Borcher Darlene Johnson Lloyd Softley Kim Brown Mark Miller Jan Solley John Mitchell Emily Wilken R. K. Nelson AssociatesPlains Implement Motor Company John Deere Eversman Farm Hand 10th Hwy 2 762-5870 Manny's Emporium 219 Box Butte Alliance, Nebraska 762-1179 Buy—Sell trade Consigned Sales Service gf- Montgomery Wards X Crowe's - •- Sales Agency mbjkg. 762-3954 216 Box Butte Congratulations to the Seniors of 1984 Red Caboose 305 E. 3rd 762-6338 Congratulations, Seniors!! State Farm Insurance 515 Niobrara Alliance, Nebraska f ■■ ■ "" stati farm (NSURANCt 762-4200 'Complete Insurance' Ads 149Gina Garrett, Doug Bearden, loe Bowen and Lori Bearden At the Alliance National Bank We Are Blazing the Trail For You See Us For All Financial Needs, Checking Accounts, Auto Loans, and Savings Plans. Nelson Wells, Inc. Dr. Gary D. Christensen Alliance Tractor and Implement Dobson Dodge Bedient Litho Printing Kurl and Swirl Woolrich Wheelers William H. Hein, Attorney PDQ Crum, Melick and McAndrew Nebraska Typewriter 150 AdsKentucky Fried Chicken 910 Flack Alliance, Nebraska 762-3980 Mary Ann Schultz, Charles Sidinger, John Luft, Dwight Lamm, Dan Thompson, Manuel Vasquez, Bruce Schultz, Heidi Luft, Shawn Schultz, Wendy Hume and Tina Wodke are the people behind Kentucky Fried Chicken. No one else does it tender and juicy the Colonel’s wary. Ads 151McDonald's Salutes the Students of Alliance High School Cami Billick, Trevor Midgett and Heather Redmon are just a few students who seek employment at McDonald's. 152 Ads Red The 1983-84 Annual Staff Jack's Wishes the Body Shop Class of 1984 604 W. 2nd Alliance, Ne. 69301 Congratulations and Best Wishes Jake Razo, for a Successful and Happy 762-3028 Future. Bumper to Bumper Service Alliance Auto Supply So N« S°c Alliance, Nebraska Famous Clothing Men's Clothing and Furnishings 307 Alliance, Box Butte Nebraska Ron's Golf Shop Skyview Municipal Golf Course EVERYTHING YOU LOOK FOR IN A HOMETOWN DISCOUNT STORE. 1325 W. Third Congratulations to the Class of 1984! 210 Box Butte 762-4670 HAYWARD’S OPEN RANGE 154 AdsAlliance Job's Daughters Bethel 3 Chele Hjersman, Rachel Schmer, Cari Songer, Traci Lindsey, Chris Hitchcock, Janice McCall, Amanda Heitz, Mel Pebley, Linda Pebley, Joni Herman, Linda Fairbanks, Tami Ushio, Tina Krause, Carla Henderson, Angie Clark, Cindy Chase, Mindy Mashburn, Teri Herman, Becky Edgerton, Deena Contonis, Kim Larson, Vesta Jo Curtiss, Jeanne Sterner, Kim Rathbun, Gay Pedersen, Jenny Skeen, Missy Skeen, Chris Clark and Dawn Kuehl. Not pictured are: Vikki Curtiss, Valerie Curtiss, Vanessa Curtiss, Cheryl Furman, Vicki Dickensen, Susan Suprano, Jaimie Moravek, Shari Warday, Keri Taylor, Susan Edgerton and Kathy Bainter 1983 State Ritual Champions Best Wishes to the Seniors of 1984 Ads 155Alliance Community TV Home of the Best Entertainment Value in Town "Skateland of Alliance" 1312 E. 10th 762-6898 "We firmly believe the majority of people are polite—it's for them we are in business." DAYCO A corporation B L P.O. Box 618, Alliance, Nebraska 69301 Rainbow Lodge and Morrill Liquor 614 W. 3rd Alliance 762-4980 Ed's Used Cars 323 Flack 762-3931 Everyone drives a used car Congratulations to the Class of 1984 A D APPLIANCE 762-6881 819 E. 3rd ALLIANCE Your Music Source kp-nv W VI 1 Alliance k 156 Ads Happy Dog Family X ) Entertainment Center Food and Fun 218 W. 3rd 762-1140xN''' pot "THE HOTTEST SPOT IN TOWN" DISCOUNT LIQUORS 'Or, l SS 4th Laramie Alliance, Nebraska KEGS WITH FREE ICE CUPS • Budweiser • Michelob • Miller • Miller Lite • Coors • Coors Light • lowenbrau Dork • Pabsi 25 VARIETIES FOREIGN BEER Corlsberg . . Denmark Guinness Stout ... .... Ireland Horp .... Ireland Kirin . . Jopan Fosters . . Australia Alien Munster Germany Beck s Light Dork . . Germany Boss Ale England Carta Blanca . . . . Mexico Dos Equis Mexico NOW! Under New Management “The only store in Western Nebraska to carry LONG-NECK BOTTLED BEER" Economy Glass Co., Inc. 1004 E. 10th Alliance, Ne. 69301 762-6868 "Give us a break" M and M Antiques and Furniture 817 East 3rd Alliance Ne. 69301 American Heritage Furniture Panhandle Equipment and Repair n ISUZU Leroy Weare Tim Kollars 762-2011 216 W. 1st Bruce Furniture West 3rd 762-6980 free parking, free delivery, credit available, where quality brand name furniture is sold for less. Ads 157Alliance Medical Center 2037 Box Butte 762-3741 Alliance, Nebraska 69301 W. L. Fairbanks, M.D. B. D. Forney, M.D. Best Wishes to the Class of '84 Sieve Forney and Linda Fairbanks for Box Butte Medical Center 158 AdsA Abbott, Polly 7,18,20,31,70,114, 119,143 Abbott, Scott 6,18,20,28,61,70,71, 106 Academics Division 72,73 Ackerman, Marvin 83 A-Club 60 Activities Division 58,59 Adams, Brad 36,44,50,94,150 Adamson, Kenny 69,94 Adamson, LaVone 106 Administration 74 Ads Division 130-131 Ads 132-158 AFS 61 Aguallo, Elizabeth 100 Aguallo, Ernie 50,68,106 Aguallo, John 94 Allen, Casey 94 Alvarado, Billy 34,48,49,56,106 Alvarado, Ramona 114 Annual 62 Appleyard, Pam 18,67,106 Art 26,27 Art Club 68 Atkins, Jeanie 14,100 B Bacon, Jeri 52,65,106 Bandel, Jan 78 Bainter, Kathy 16,62,67,106,137 Bakkehaug, Shari 94 Balderson, John 16,18,44,54,89, 94 Ballentine, Janine 18,52,64,100 Barner, Brenna 21,37,45,52,53,94 Bartling, Tony 36,54,94 Basketball 42-47 Batt, Jenny 94 Batt, Ron 18,20,68,114,123 Bauer, Matthew 60,69,100 Bauer, Tina 21,94 Beagle, Tom 18,54,106 Bearden, Doug 18,49,100,150 Bearden, Lori 18,39,46,91,106, 132,150 Beck, Terri 39,56,100 Becker, Bernard 88 Beckhoff, Deanna 18,65,114 Beckhoff, Earline 76 Beckhoff, Laurie 18,100 Bedient, Roger 69,106 Behm, Bryan 15,17,100 Behm, Dana 27,37,94 Bernard, William 114 Berry, Ray 16,20,68,114,123,167 Berry, Tony 10,17,18,20,30,31, 115,123 Billick, Camela 115,118,127,152 Bilstein, Jeanette 17,21,94 Black, Michelle 6,15,21,31,63, 106 Black, Nancy 31,41,52,56,94 Blakeman, DeAnn 15 Bolinger, Bonnie 100 Bolinger, Celena 18,100 Boness, Dick 74 Boness, Brigit 37,39,46,47,52,106 Boots, Amy 65,106 Booster Club 55 Bornsen, Chad 43,106 Bourquin, Mike 94 Bowen, Joe 16,17,63,67,70,85,91, 106,155 Brammer, Kama 39,46,56,60,106, 112 Brass, Stacy 21,37,45,94 Brehm, Vickie 89,100 Brenner, Danny 69,94 Brenner, Jolene 15,17,21,31,106 Brixius, Brek 100 Brommer, Penni 94 Brost, Heather 18,41,56,74,100 Brown, Wayne 40,54,86 Bruntz, Jeffrey 100 Bucknell, Ty 94 Buckner, Mary 94 Bull, Dwayne 34,49,89,100 Bull, Sandra 45,50,52,94 Burger, Tom 100 Burgess, Bill 75 Burgess, Eddie 17,36,94 Burns, Kelley 63,69,106 Bush, Bob 69 Bush, Ron 17,34,40,54,100 Bussinger, Rob 44,100 c Carnine, Dan 18,36,49,50,94 Carr, Cathy 69,106 Carr, Mike 101 Carter, Larry 56 Casados, Angelo 34,115 Cassel, Nikki 106 Caudle, Cassie 101 Caventer, Pam 64,68,106 Caventer, Sherry 74,75 Ceynar, Gary 94 Chase, Brian 115 Chase, Cindy 155 Chaulk, Kelly 106 Chaulk, Vicky 95 Cheerleaders 10,11,64 Chouanard, Jackie 7,66,68,81, 115,117 Chouanard, Katie 7,15,16,21,31, Chouanard, Larry 31,44,50,95 Christensen, Ellen 4,84 Christensen, John 16,36,54,95 Christensen, Matt 43,56,106 Clark, Angie 155 Clark, Christine 6,61,107,155 Clark, Sherry 15,17,61,101 Clark, Vicki 15,17,18,21,23,25, Classes Division 92,93 Clinard, Ed (Rusty) 77,95 Closing 165-168 Cobb, Steffanie 37,95 Cole, Sue 115 Collins, Dan 55 Colwell, Greg 54,83,101 Concert Band 16,17 Concert Choir 18,19 Contonis, Dan 75 Contonis, Deena 16,39,64,101, 155.166 Contryman, Tom 37,56,107 Cottrell, Brett 54,101 Covalt, Lonnie 107 Cover, Mike 34,54,56,115 Craig, Mary 37,95 Crawford, David 36,44,54,95 Cross Country 41 Cullen, Pat 77 Culton, Maxine 76 Current Events 8,9 Curtiss, Sherrie 24 Curtiss, Valerie 31 Curtiss, Vesta Jo 14,17,18,20,40, Cushing, Karra 6,37,95 D Daniels, Rhonda 31,67,107 Darveau, Scott 95 Daugherty, Doug 69,95 Davis, Lisa 14,17,18,20,21,23,25, 28,31,61,71,115 Davis, Mike 101 Davis, Sharon 17,69,95 Dean, Shane 36,95,49 Debus, Suzanne 101 DECA 67 Dee, Sharon 61,101 Dickey, Carolyn 107 Dickey, Edward 95 Dilley, Brenda 115 Dilley, Kent 101 Ditsch, Becky 67,107 Dobrovolny, Steve 69,95 Dobson, Kim 101 Index 159Donahoo, Carol 21,95 Doyle, Joyce 115 Drabbels, Tad 107 Drivers Ed 79 Dubray, Ricky 101 Dugger, Cyndy 115 Dunbar, Dawn 61,101 Dunbar, Denis 34,42,43,50,51,56, 107 Dunbar, Desi 61,95 Dunn, Wes 43,50,107 Dunning, Dawn 18,107 Dunovsky, Jeni 21,37,95 Duran, Michelle 95 Duryea, Bob 75 Dye, Laura 17,18,62,85,107 E Edgerton, Becky 101,155 Edgerton, Susan 31,62,68,70,80, 107,137 Edminster, Marcy 63,115,120,166 Edwards, Doug 101 Erickson, Jake 55 Erickson, Kenny 34,42,43,56,113, 114,116,139,166 Erickson, Marie 55 Evert, Kevin 101 F Fairbanks, Linda 15,16,21,23,25, 28,62,71,91,107,155,158 Fall Play 22,23 Farritor, Ryan 43,107 FBLA 66 Feddersen, David 36,95 Fenicle, Tammy 101 Fero, Jared 107 Fester, Ken 95 FFA 69 FHA 61 Fiebig, Lila 80 Fillis, Lana 116 Fine Arts Awards 30,31 Fine Arts Division 12,13 Finegan, Robb 41,50,56,83,101 Flags Majorettes 21 Football 34-36 Forney, Joey 18,70,101 Forney, Steve 54,57,91,107,158 Foster, Scott 44 Fowler, Nancy 15,18,21,28,116 Fraedrich, Arlen 116 Fraedrich, Lori 21,95 Franklin, Susan 101 Freshmen 94-99 Frink, Craig 107 Fritzler, Angela 69,95 Fritzler, Joni 17,95 Fritzler, Marty 101 Fuller, Jim 49,107 Furman, Bill 84 G Gardner, Gina 14,15,16,95 Garrett, Gina 102,135,150 Gasseling, Jeff 16,17,34,50,102 Gasseling, Laura 116 Gaswick, Candace 39,57,70,86, 113,116 Geist, Rich 49,86,102 Gerdes, Sarah 108 Gerlich, Daniel 17,44,95 Gerlich, Karen 16,52,102 Giles, Marcy 4,81 Girls' Glee 21 Godwin, Wendy 45,69,95 Goff, Wayne 75 Golden, Tammy 67,108 Golf 40,54 Gonzalez, Audrey 18,39,64,102 Gonzalez, Brenda 116 Gonzalez, Celeste 108 Gonzalez, Julianne 17,18,102 Gonzalez, Ralph 18,20,63,70,71, 108 Gonzalez, Samantha 21,70,96,166 Goode, Jereen 18,63,74,102 Goode, Leigh Ann 64,108 Govier, Trey 17,18,96 Graff, Jim 17,20,102 Graduation 128,129 Grasmick, Julie 18,39,102 Green, Amy 16,18,20,30,39,56, 64,70,116,128 Green, Eric 18,20,31,34,43,102 Gregg, Paul 99,144 Greggs, Toni 18,102 Grier, Brian 41,50,51,57,60,116 Grieser, Bonae 102 Grime, Angela 96 H Haggard, Val 96 Hain, Curt 17,34,167 Hall, Dean 102 Hall, Missi 96 Hamilton, Barry 96,132 Hamilton, Bill 49,56,102 Hamilton, Cynthia 16,102 Hamilton, Sandy 88,116,153 Hamilton, Troy 132 Hammond, Mark 54 Hansen, Randy 49,82,102,108 Hansen, Tim 144 Hanzes, Melinda 96 Harger, Crissy 16,40,61,64,102 Harms, Kerry 6,49,102 Harris, Cheryl 24 Harris, Jamie 17,69,102 Harris, Jeff 34,50,56,108 Harsin, Leon 108 Hart, Doug 34,36,43,56,102 Hashman, Dena 16,21,96 Hashman, Nancy 18,64,66,116, 120 Hawk, Jim 36,86 Heap, Jim 102 Heckman, David 34,36,42,43,54, 56,102 Heckman, Rusty 34,35,42,43,54, 56,60,108,165 Hedrick, Tim 102 Hedrick, Tony 18,44,96 Heitz, Amanda 18,20,40,56,117, 144,155 Heitz, Pat 24 Hempel, Dan 16,49,54,89,102 Henderson, Carla 70,108,155 Herian, Jay Herian, Joe 117 Herman, Brad 36,49,96 Herman, Joni 155 Herman, Teri, 155 Hernandez, Dawn Hernandez, Georgia 102 Hiatt, Becky 96 Hiatt, Scott 42,43,44,56,79,83,108 Higgins, Marilyn 18,40,102 Hill, Dannon 108 Hill, Troy 69,108 Hinkley, DeeAnna 96 Hinton, Brian 41,50,56,102 Hirter, Jason 18,49,96 Hirter, Julie 7,18,62,64,117 Hitchcock, Chris 155 Hjersman, Chelie 155 Hoffman, Paul 67,108 Holdeman, Jim 34,35,50,56,63, 108 Homecoming 6,7 Honors Con vocation 90,91 Hood, Bud 96 Hood, Jeff 17,41,49,50,56,96 Hoover, Coy 49,54 Hoover, Penny 79,108 Hoover, Scott 54 Hopp, Bridget 40,96 Hoppens, Kevin 16,34,49,50,80, 87,91,108,111 Horsley, Kim 96 Hotchkiss, Berne 96 Houser, Penny 102 160 IndexHowell, Joanna 16,21,96 Hudson, John 56,108 Hudson, Scotte 108 Hume, Lesli 76,108 Hume, Wendy 96,151 I Illian, Clayton 78,79 Ison, Jerri 102 Ison, Jerry 75 J Jamison, Janice 96 Jansante, Val 34,36,46,47,79 Jedlicka, Sheri 6,21,31,89,97 Jedlicka, Vicki 6,25,27,66,68,71, 108 Jenkins, Glen 108 Jenkins, Retta 18,46,52,117 Jensen, Susan 76 Jesse, Chris 16,20,24,117,129 Jesse, Veronica 15,17,21,31,62, 107,108,113 Johnson, Angie 97 Johnson, Brad 41,50,62,102 Johnson, Dave 69,82 Johnson, Ed 34,108 Johnson, Scott 108 Johnson, Travis 49 Jones, Kathy 103 Jones, Liz 38,39,56,66,117,120, 139 Jones, Lori 21,97 Jones, Patricia 67,83 Jones, Rhonda 18,118 Journalism Annual 85 Juniors 106-111 K Kamerzell, Michelle 21,45,52,97 Kammerer, Jefi 34,103 Kaufman, Kelly 18,40,64,103 Keane, Doug 167 Keane, Gary 50,118 Kepler, Kim 63,69,118 Kerns, Angie 16,40,67,108 Kerns, Marci 31 Kerr, Kirt 80,91,118,129 Kerr, Kris 54,97 King, Diane 103 King, Vickie 16,103,167 Kinser, Danny 103 Kloch, Cathy 82 Knight, Karl 20,34,108 Knight, Kevin 97 Knote, Thomas 103 Kochiras, Angie 14,15,16,39,78, 80,108 Koester, David 17,28,63,103 Kollars, Leisa 37,45,52,90,97 Kollars, Ron 17,79,118,128 Koozer, Gayle 64,118 Koozer, Todd 36,49,54 Kosmicki, Kelly 39,46,56,108, 110,132 Kosmicki, Sandy 55 Kozal, Doug 34,103 Kraay, Jennifer 18,103 Krantz, Charlie 36,49,50,97 Krantz, Jim 34,49,103 Krantz, Willie 34,48,56,119,128 Krause, Ray 69,97 Krause, Tina 119,154,155 Krause, Wendy 18,20,40,69,119, 154,170 Krueger, Jim 49 Kuehn, Jim 61,86 Kutschke, Karla 103 Kuehl, Dawn 155 L Lair, Wendy 97 Lambert, Kurt 34,35,49,119,120 Lambert, Jim 54,103 Lamm, Dwight 151 Langford, Jackie 103 Larkowski, Betsy 18,63,91,108 Lauder, Paul 34,35,56,70,119,128 Larson, Kim 155 Lauer, Jennifer 17,39,56,103 Lawrence, Archie 75,128 Lawrence, Jerrod 42,43,57,119, 139 Lawrence, Joyce 76 Leedall, Shannon 43 Lessert, Simone 119 Levasseur, Rhonda 97 Lewallen, Wes 34,50,62 Liberg, Traci 40,119 Lindsay, Traci 155 Littlehoop, Brenda 45,97 Littlehoop, Laura 103 Littlejohn, LeAnn 69,85,119,139, 154 Lloyd, Judy 103 Lloyd, Tammy 39,103 Looser, Janie 97 Loutzenhiser, John 103 Luft, Heidi 97,151 Luft, John 119,151 Lulow, Casey 67,109 Lunbery, Angela 37,97 M McCall, Janice 155 McCall, Richard 76 McCracken, Mike 49,54,103 McCreary, Mary 97 McCune, David 101,103 McDermott, Rhonda 97 McDonald, Bob 103 McDonald, Don 121 McFall, Jami 39,56,62,107,108, 111 McFall, Jo 103 McFall, Juli 120 McGuire, Scott 34,103 McGuire, Michael 49,86 McMeekin, Gary 135 Mandelberg, Stacey 109,165 Mandelberg, Vicki 39,56,60,66, 118,120,127,139 Mannlein, Larry 4,26,68,81 Manuel, Deborah 21,97 Manuel, Paul 28,34,56,68,109 Mashburn, Mindy 155 Marchant, Bill 87 Marchant, Kim 16,18,61,64,100, 103 Marching Band 14,15 Marcoe, Jim 54,97 Marcoe, Pat 44,97 Margheim, Joy 61,62,64,85,100, 103 Marsh, Peter 97 Marshall, Denise 17,37,45,52,61, 97 Marshall, Elissa 39,56,66,120 Martin, Denise 120 Martin, Lucy 97 Marx, Carrie 39,46,64,106,109, 111 Marx, Diane 75 Mashburn, Mindy 155 Mashburn, Missy 103 Mattingly, Dawn 103 Mattley, Kathy 109 Mays, Kim 109 Merritt, Thelma 77 Meyer, Kent 17,82,97 Midgett, Trevor 120,152 Miller, Brian 36,97 Miller, Troy 83,103 Miller, Wendy 18 Mills, Jeff 16,17,34,40,42,43,56, 103 Minnick, Jason 18,36,49,50,97 Mittan, Gary 104,167 Mittan, John 97 Moffett, Nicole 52,97 Index 161Moravek, Jill 17,64,109,110 Moore, Jeff 17,49,95,97 Morgan, Bryan 17,34,56,60,78, 120,165 Morrison, Jodi 21,37,45,97 Moscrip, Marion 75 Moscrip, Mike 27,68,109 Moss, Terri 6,15,21,109 Moyle, Jon 17,18,54,70,97 Moyle, Larry 74,75 Moyle, Rob 11,14,16,17,18,63, 113,114,120,128 Muller, Russ 42,43,63,77,120 Muller, Shawn 63,104 Mundt, Kari 97 Mundt, Sandy 121 Music Parents 24 N Nagaki, Lori 74 Nansel, Barb 74,75 Nason, Mike 104 Navarro, David 36,97 Navarro, Juanita 16,18,63,121 Neilson, Chrissy 40 Nelson, Dan 42,43,54,60,109 Nelson, David 17,50,97 Nelson, Mark 109 Nelson, Steve 4,34,36,88 Nelson, Teresa 5,87,127 Nepper, Bruce 69,104 Nepper, Jayne 69,109 Newman, Wendy 16,61,104 Nickens, Anthony (Troy) 26,36, 49,97 Nolan, Mary 39,52,56,60,64,109 Nollette, Shelly 18,63,121 Nunez, Esmeragdo 76 Nye, Barry 69,104 o Odell, Jason 16,44,54,98 Office Guidance 75 Olds, Skip 34,36,75,77 Overstreet, Lee 16,34,50,104 Overstreet, Tracy 16,30,70,98,113 P Panwitz, Deanna 18,109 Patino, Rose 18,121 Pauly, Robert 98 Payne, Mike 109 Pebley, Linda 18,20,66,121,155 Pebley, Melody 10,15,17,18,109, 155 Pedersen, Gay 11,15,16,64,78,84, 91,109,155 Penny, Kelly Penny, Jim 48,49,121 Petersen, Eunice 88 Peterson, Doug 121 Peterson, John 34 Peterson, Glenda 76 Peterson, Mary 104 Peterson, Matthew 17,66,98 Petrich, Monty 16,20,113,118,121 Pfeiffer, Wendy 104 Phillips, John 61,104 Phillips, Linda 76 Phillips, Wendy 98 Pierce, Lisa 64,121 Piihl, Kirt 7,34,49,57,120,122 Piihl, Kory 36,49,98,166 Pilfold, Sandy 77,90 Piper, Andy 36,98 Pohlman, Dee Dee 6,61,63,109 Polyakov, Ivan 80 Poor Bear, Mae 98 Prelle, Darla 98 Price, Christie 104 Pritchard, Judy Prom 112,113 Pryor, Phil 69,104,147 Purchase, Diana 109 Purviance, Paul 109 Purviance, Rhonda 64,109 R Rader, Leslie 24 Rambur, Kenny 104 Ramirez, Maria 98 Rand, Scott 34,49,56,104 Rask, Kim 10,17,69,98 Rathbun, Kim 16,40,65,95,98,155 Rathbun, Zella 24 Redding, Fae 80,166 Redmon, Frank 36,66,98 Redmon, Heather 22,23,25,30,41, 63,66,91,122,127,152 Reed, Byron 109 Rehder, Todd 61,109 Reilly, Chrissy 17,91,122,123 Reno, Bill 5,75 Renteria, Dion 20,50,109 Renteria, John 16,36,98 Richmeier, Brian 109 Richmeier, Kevin 122 Richmeier, Sheralin 16,45,98 Rickman, Kristen 7,70,88,113,122 Ridenour, Rick 50,122 Ridenour, Shirley 55 Rischling, Dick 4,81 Rivera, Miguel 104 Roby, Crissy 21,98,113 Rockey, Bruce 75,82 Rogers, Randy 36,69,79,104 Rohrbouck, Michelle 52,56,60, 109 Romick, Joell 98 Romick, Lora 69,98 Rosane, Gene 104 Rosane, Steven 98 Rose, Chris 14,16,31,40,56,62,85, 91,118,122,123,129 Rose, Dwayne 69,104 Rose, Kenneth 109 Ross, Robert 34,50,63,104 Ross, Tom 76 Roten, Nolene 14,17,21,39,46,91, 107,112 S Sabala, Cindy 98 Sabala, Mike 110 Sample, Eldon 76 Sampson, Jody 63,86,104 Sampson, Todd 34,42,43,60,110 Sanchez, Bobby 104 Sanchez, Felipe 34,67 Sanchez, Mary 98 Schadwinkel, Mary 4,89 Schafer, Eric 110 Schafer, Thad 41,98 Schance, Wayne 36,44,98 Scheuler, Bryan 36,98 Schlatz, Joni 66,82,167 Schlichtemeier, Jason 34,49,50, 104 Schmer, Rachel 15,16,21,25,29, 31,40,61,71,104,155 Schmidt, Carol 98 Schmidt, Loralee 16,98 Schmidt, Neil 69,110 Schmidt, Nolan 98 Schnell, Jennifer 110 Schnell, Laura 21,98 Schnell, Mandi 23,69,104 Schnell, Mike 17,20,36,49,50,56, 98 Schnell, Nancy 16,39,41,46,52, 70,104 Schnell, Tammy 52,56,62,67,110 Schnell, Tim 7,34,49,60,122 Schoeneman, Scott 50,104 Schrader, Greg 69,123 Schultz, Bruce 151 Schultz, Mary Ann 151 Schultz, Shawn 151 Schultz, Wendy 104 162 IndexSchwanebeck, Derek 36,50,96,98 Schwartz, Cynthia 66,83,86 Schwartz, Carla 105 Schweitzer, Phil 84 Seidler, Kevin 69,99 Seniors 114-124 Senior Index 124,127 Sever, Stephanie 99 Shannon, Jerry 18,20,23,71,123 Shannon, Joey 65,70,99 Shaw, Jeanne 17,41,52,56,57,61, 65,110 Shaw, Patty 17,31,45,52,56,99, 113 Sheets, Mark 110 Shellabarger, Roger 44,55 Shelmadine, Lannie 42,43 Sherlock, Diane 99 Sherlock, Sarah 18,40,46,52,65, 66.123 Shimp, Rich 79,110 Shoop, Terri 46,47 Sipes, Brian 99 Sidinger, Charles 151 Skeen, Jennifer 17,40,45,52,70, 99.155 Skeen, Missy 16,40,45,52,56,64, 70.104.155 Small, Kelli 40 Smith, Brian 25,69,105 Smith, Chris 105 Smith, Cynthia Jo 99 Smith, Elsa 76 Smith, Nancy 18,76,110 Smith, Roger 105 Smith, Sandra 99 Smith, Shawn 38,39,46,47,52,56, Snyder, Jimmy 110 Snyder, Todd 111 Songer, Cari 40,155 Sophomores 100-105 Special Ed 78 Speech Team 25 Spirit Club 65 Sports Awards 56,57 Sports Division 32,33 Spring Play 28,29 Spud 63 Stafford, Jim 111 Stark, Kelly 21,99 Stark, Rod 20,34,56,105 Stephens, Amy 38,39,44,46,52, 53,57,70,91,111,166 Stephens, Dick 74 Sterner, Jeanne 11,16,18,20,31, Stinnette, Susan 18,20,39,56,70, 105 Stoddard, Chris 36,50,99 Stout, Bill 87 Strang, Troy 17,49,54,105 Strickland, Don 111 StuCo 70 Surrette, Richard 99 Sutton, Darcy 99,105 Sutton, Dawn 17,99 Sutton, Marla 15,16,111 Sutton, Shellie 15,16,21,111 Sutton, Stephanie 16,52,63,69,99 Swesey, Mark 18,111 Swing Choir Stage Band 20 T Tasso, Kathy 111 Taylor, Arlene 99 Taylor, Bill 124 Taylor, Brenda 105 Taylor, Chris 123 Taylor, Elaine 99 Taylor, Joni 69,111 Taylor, Keri 17,40,45,65,96,99 Taylor, Kimberly 21,99 Thespians 71 Thies, Tim 17,18,36,96,99 Thompson, Dan 151 Tofteland, Jodi 16,99 Tomlin, Gary 75 Tomlin, Jeff 7,31,34,42,43,50,51, 56,57,60,62,113,117,124,138 Tomlinson, Rhonda 111 Tooley, Tom 105 Track 50,51,52,53 Trautman, Larry 34,49,105 Trenkle, Terry 4,63,88 Tritle, Kim 52,64,105 Tschacher, Rocky 105 Tucker, Robin 105 Turgeon, Susan 14,16,20,21,39, 105 U Underwood, Brad 49,124 Underwood, Jeff 105 Ushio, Tami 11,16,18,20,39,46, 52,105,155 V Vallejo, Lewis 99 Van Winkle, Agusta 105 Varvel, George 45 Varvel, LaDonna 37,45,99 Vaughn, Eric 36,49,99 Vaughn, Mark 124 Vaughn, Rich 17,27,68,111 Vazquez, Manuel 111,151 Vazquez, Maria 18,52,111 Vazquez, Ramiro 99 Vocational 82,83 Vogel, Harlen Vogel, Travis 124 Volleyball 29,37,38 Voss, Alonna 111,112 W Waldron, Sandra 76 Walder, Brian K. 105 Walker, Diane 46,105 Wagner, Helen 76 War Bonnett, Lori 99 Wasserburger, Jennifer 26,68,70, 88,124,171 Wasserburger, Warren 99 Way, Pat 4,62,88 Wear, Todd 49,99 Wegenast, Lisa 16,40,56,62,123, 124 West, Carl 69,86,105 West, Lori 18,62,66,111 West, Rusty 36,99 Weston, Tim 7,36,49,99 Whipple, Andrea 17,20,105 Wildy, Kay 17,40,57,123,124 Wilkinson, Doug 34,42,43,54, 111,166 Wills, Bill 69,124 Winkler, Tyler 18,42,43,54,111 Wodke, RaShelle 17,21,99 Wodke, Tina 18,20,124,151 Wolvington, Mark 69,105 Woodhead, Mark 36,43,55,83 Wrestling 48,49 Y York, Pat 49,80,105,166 Yost, Kelley 16,31,39,46,70,105 Yost, Larry 5,87 Yost, Sherry 88 z Zacher, RaDona 67,111 Zacher, Tammy 111 Zeigler, Greg 105,111 Index 163Ad Index A and D Appliances 156 Alco Discount 154 Alliance Auto Supply 154 Alliance Community TV 156 Alliance Chiropractic Clinic 136 Alliance Coins and Antiques 144 Alliance Lumber Co. 136 Alliance Medical Center 158 Alliance Motors Unlimited 144 Alliance National Bank 150 Alliance Railroad Employee's Credit Union 140 Alliance Sta-Nu Cleaners 136 Alliance Times-Herald 135 Alliance Tractor and Implement Co. 150 Alliance Vision Center 136 Bates-Landa Funeral Home 136 Bedient Litho Printing 150 Bernie's Ace Hardware 133 B.J.'s Hair Salon 136 Book Rack, The 150 Brittain Insurance Agency 133 Bruce Furniture 157 Bunny Shop, The 136 Burlington Northern 139 Carter Sales 136 Christensen, Gary D., DDS 150 Coast to Coast 143 Cover-Jones 137 Crum, Melick, and McAndrew, Accountants 150 Dairy Queen 132 Dayco 156 Daylight Donut Shop 136 Dobson Dodge 150 Doctors Center 145 Economy Glass, Inc. 157 Ed's Used Cars 156 Elms, The 142 Famous Clothing 154 Farmer's Insurance 150 First Federal Lincoln 143 Gene Giles, DDS 143 Gene's Pharmacy 144 Godfather's Pizza 134 Good Samaritan Village 138 Green's Floor Covering 136 Gregory's Insurance 136 Gruntmeir's Cattle Trucking 133 Guardian State Bank 147 Gunia, Ron 154 Hamilton's Service Center 132 Hamilton's Outdoor Sports 153 Happy Dog 156 Harris Sales 133 Hatch Drug 135 Hayward's Open Range 154 Hein, William H., Attorney 150 Heitz Eastside Texaco 144 Hoffhaus Gardens 138 House of Photography 135 lack and Jill 138 Jack's Refrigeration 143 J and B Discount Liquor 157 Job's Daughters Bethel 3 155 KCOW 134 Kentucky Fried Chicken 151 KPONY 156 Kurl and Swirl 150 Laing's Liquors 137 Lampert Lumber Co. 144 L B. Murphy Co. 138 Little Shepard, The 135 M and M Antiques and Furniture 157 Manny's Emporium 149 McCarroll's Motel 136 McDonald's 152 Montgomery Wards 149 Nebraska Typewriter and Equipment Co. 150 Nelson Wells 150 Neuswangers 136 New Leaf, The 132 Northern Plains Land and Cattle Agency 134 Ohio National Life Insurance 143 Panhandle Equipment and Repair 157 Panhandle Rural Electric 133 PDQ 150 Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. 138 Plains Implement and Motor Co. 149 Rainbow Lodge and Morrill Liquor 156 Red and Jack's Body Shop Red Caboose 149 Redman's Shoes 136 R. K. Nelson and Associates 148 Sandhills Veterinary Clinic 136 Sears 136 Shop 'n Save 143 Skateland of Alliance 156 Sound Outlet 134 State Farm, Arnie Engel 149 Taco John's 141 Thiele Drug 136 Thiele Jewelry 136 Tittel Motor Co. 134 Todd's Body and Frame Shop 136 Triple A Auto Club 134 Wegner Motors, Inc. 153 Western Nebraska Savings 146 Wheelers 150 William's Jewelers 137 Woolrich 150 Worley Studio 139 164 IndexFun, Hard Work Are Alive at AHS Colophon The 300 copies of the 1984 Alliance High Bulldog were printed by Inter-Collegiate Press, Inc., Shawnee Mission, Kansas. Prices for the yearbook ranged from $15.00 to $18.00. The Bulldog is a member of the Nebraska High School Press Association (NHSPA) and the International Society of Quill and Scroll. The cover was designed in a combined effort by Mr. Steve Nelson and Monte Bainter. The 1984 Bulldog was compiled in eight divisions with the following students responsible for each section: Opening: Vicki Clark, Linda Fairbanks Fine Arts: Laura Dye Sports: Julie Hirter, Jeff Tomlin, Wes Lewallen Activities: Susan Edgerton, Jami McFall Academics: Brad Johnson, Veronica Jesse Classes: Lisa Wegenast, Kathy Bainter, Tammy Schnell, Lori West Ads: Vesta Jo Curtiss, Joy Margheim Closing: Chris Rose Photography: Katie Chouanard, Ron Kollars, Dee Dee Pohlman, Michelle Black, Jill Moravek, David Koester, Stephanie Sutton A special thanks is given to the House of Photography and the Alliance Times-Herald for the use of various pictures throughout the book. Bryan Morgan, like all dedicated band members, strives for perfection in the mastery of his instrument. Both the dedicated and playful sides of AHS are revealed by AHS students. Rusty Heckman, due to the hard work at practice, completes a football play (left), and Stacey Mandelberg has a little fun in the tricycle races during Homecoming Week (above). Closing 165"An Inside Look" Reveals Changing Times Marcy Edminster, Kenny Erickson, Amy Stephens, Deena Contonis, Sam Gonzalez, Kory Piihl, Pat York, and Doug Wilkinson are crowned Jesters of the Court for their sparkling wit and practical jokes throughout the year. The year was 1984! Was it unique? That was a question asked by many students at AHS. When school began in late August, students thought of it as the same old thing. As it turned out, it wasn't. First semester set the stage. New friendships were formed and students invented new activities to do. AHS musicians reorganized a stage band after its disapperance from the scene. There were athletics. They were different, also. The teams had to overcome obstacles to become the best that they could be. As first semester became second, a routine had been established. Doing the same thing every day, right? Wrong. There was something new happening all the time. Winter brought unbearable weather and saw the wrestlers taking second at state. There was change everywhere. As 1984 drew to a close, the individuality showed, and after taking "An Inside Look,'' one could see the differences from all of the previous years gone by. Striving for the perfect drive, Vesta Curtiss concentrates on the proper stance. Showing their appreciation in an obscure manner, "Our Town" cast members take turns autographing the face of their director, Mrs. Redding. 166 ClosingInstalled during the middle of the school year, the wheelchair lift is used by eighth-grader, Doug Keane. Conforming to the computer age, Typing II classes, instructed by Mrs. Schlatz, learn to operate computers while perfecting typing skills. Dedicating their time to activities outside school, Curt Hain, Gary Mittan, and Ray Berry raise money to aid in the local Muscular Dystrophy drive. Closing 167168 Closing  

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