Shana Johnson, editor
Kristi Johnson, co-editor
Laurel Young, business manager
Mary Jo Chronister, proofreader
Jeff Smith, Sam Dallsueam, Susan Lance, Ronald
Orr, Wynsleen Cooke, and Jim Thompson, photog-
Brenda Ledgerwood, typists
Robyn Elder, Brenda Ross, Diane Walters, and JoAnn
Hollis, staff members.
Mrs. Tinsley, advisor.
JUNIOR HIGH 163
ADVERTISERS 199» •MR. THOMAS LUKE — PRINCIPALSCHOOL BOARD AND SECRETARIES
The Board of Education is as follows:
Dale Johnson, President
Wayne Johnson, Vice-President
Mrs. Judi Mills is secretary to the principal. Mrs. Ruth McGary is the
superintendent secretary and secretary of the Board. Mrs. Dorothy
Cline is bookeeper and treasurer of the board.MR. WILLIAMS — ENGLISH AND SOCIAL STUDIESMR. HEISKELL —MUSICMR. HALL —HISTORY DEPT.MR. STRAIN — VO. AG. DEPT.MR. FUCHS —MATH
% ■MRS. MINICH — HOME ECONOMICSMR. VIOLET-ARTMISS MINICH — FRENCH AND SPEECHMR. EHRHARDT —BUILDING TRADESMR. WILLIAMS —OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCEJANITORS AND COOKS KEEP US OPERATING
Mr. Bob Owens, Mrs. Margaret Presley, and Mr. Russell
McGary maintained cleanliness and kept things in working
Those who helped prepare our lunches are as follows: Cora
Farris, head cook; Margarite Peace, Margie Sisco, Thelma
Bates, Alfie Jackman, Bertha Wright, Lorene Clark, and
Martha Warren.KEEPON TRUCKIN'
Left to right: Troy Earls, Lloyd
Roberts, Dorlas Chronister, Glen
Jenkins, Sam Presley, Dean
Dawson, Herb Williams, Chester
Warren, Theo Williams, Cecil
Allmon, Raymond Von Allmon,
Otto Deckard, John Baker. Bus
Mechanic: Bill Roberts.A.H.S. ISTHE CENTER
From speech and FFA contest, to basketball and baseball season, the school
year begins and ends in a flourish of activity. Teenage energy finds an outlet
through work in extracurricular activities. Girls' basketball, softball, and
track were added to the list of activities this year;, the girls did very well in
their first season.Success in these activities
sparked enthusiasm throughout
the student body. This enthu-
siasm was reflected through
the support given to the per-
formers . School spirit was at
an all time high at A. H. S. in
'75.“ARSENIC AND OLD LACE"
Mike Garske - Mr. Spenaozo and Mr.
Gary Andrews - Dr. Harper and Mr.
Todd Owens - Mr. Gibbs and
Glen Turner - Jonathan Brewster
Stan Denten - Officer Kline
Ginny Minich - Abby Brewster
Joe Ewan - Officer Brophy
John Miner - Dr. Einstein
John Owens - Officer O'Hara
Elizabeth Reaves - Martha Brewster
Todd Bennett - Teddy Brewster
V alerie Loughridge - Elaine Harper
Sam Dallstream - Mortimer BrewsterPUPPETEERSPERFORM
Amid the springtime turmoil
students in Miss Minich's Speech
Class took time out to present a
puppet show to the elementary
students. The speech students
made their puppets, and organ-
ized the show with the help of
Students who participated in
the show are as follows:
Carol McMahanDRAMA CLUBACTRESSES PERFORM
"To Burn A Witch” was a
one-act play presented by
the Drama Club. Brenda
Brinkley, Wynsleen Cooke,
Elaine Ewart, and Starlet
McMahan showed their act-
ing talent giving the play
for a one-act play festival
and for a presentation at a
PTA meeting.Speech Contest at Rolla provided Alton students
with a chance to show their speaking ability.
Members of the debate team were Scott Dozier,
Brenda Ross, Dennis Thompson, and Joe Ewart.
Valerie Loughridge received an average rating in
Wynsleen Cooke participated in Dramatic Reading
and also received an average rating.
Todd Bennett took a superior and two average rat-
ings. His outstanding performance was in Public
The annual Fun Follies at A. H. S.
were the main event in November.
Every year this program is presented
to raise funds for the student coun-
THE ANNUAL FUN FOLLIESPROGRAM AT A.H.S.
Several door prizes were pre-
sented and cash prizes were given
to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place win-
ners.WELCOME BACK TO A.H.S.
The A.H.S. students
enjoyed the back-to-
school party sponsored by
the student council.STUDENTS ATTEND ASSEMBLY ON SAFETY
Sgt. Weaver visited A.H.S. again
this year and showed a film on motor-
cycle safety.BARNWARMING 1974: WE HAD A HOT
This was the first Barn warming
some students had attended.
They enjoyed learning to square-
dance . Even though they may
have felt lost at first, they soon
learned how to do the dances and
put their knowldedge to good
SWING YOUR PARTNER!
Barnwarming is a unique party held each year by the FFA chapter. Unlike other parties, it consists of square-
dancing and relay races, as well as the crowning of a queen. The interest is high and activity is abundant. Each
person can get involved in some part of the activity. This involvement makes Barnwarming one of the year's
successful events.TIME IN THE OLD BARN THAT NIGHT
The queen candidates and their
escorts participated in "interest-
ing" activities. After being
blindfolded, tey fed each other
chocolate pudding. After the
queen, Debbie Strain, was
crowned, she was given a crown,
and FFA jacket, and a kiss!
The teachers also got
involved. They entertained stu-
dents by running relay races. The
fact that the women's team won
indicates their ability to blow up
balloons, run fast and sit down
hard!PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE TEAM
The State Cham-
Procedure Team is as
follows: Rick Judd,
Herb Palmer, Rick
It took a great deal
of practice and work
on the part of the
team to achieve this
level of perfection.
After competing in
local, regional, and
district contest, the
team finally got the
chance to prove the
superiority they had
accomplished by win-
ning the state cham-
Mr. Strain and Mr.
deserve a great deal
of credit for their
work with the team.TAKES STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
The' Dairy Team which con-
sisted of Roger Shelton, Her-
bie Palmer, Rick Judd, and
Ricky Cowens qualified for
State this year.
The Field Crops Team
placed 1st at District and 6th
place at State. The team con-
sisted of Dennis Johnson,
Keith Carmicheal, Charles
Clemens, and Mike Johnson.
The Soils Team also quali-
fied for State. Dennis John-
son, Ricky Clemens, and
Tony Brewer consisted of the
Bob Haddock was a District
winner in Public Speaking. He
took 4th place at State.F.F.A. TEAMS EXCELS
The Livestock Judging
Team consisted of Rich-
ard Todd, Jim Scott,
Charles Clemen, and
The Meats Team con-
sisted of Mac Roberts,
Brent Mauldin, Keith
Austin, and Donny Coo-
The Farm Management Team,
which qualified for state, consisted of
Glen Johnson, Richard Todd, and
Kenny Judd.AT DISTRICT CONTEST
The State Farmer Degree
winners were Richard Todd,
Ricky Cowens, and Micheal
The Farm Mechanics
Team which qualified 6th
place at district were Den-
nis Thompson, Junior
Crews, and Sam Dalls-
tream.F.H.A. TAKES ANACTIVE STAND
During F. H. A. Week the girls
sponsor a Tea for faculty,
F.H.A. members, and parents.
In the spring they organize a
Walkathon for Cerebral Palsy.
The girls also sponsor a Christmas
party and Valentine dance.
In April the annual F.H.A.
banquet was held. The theme
was "A Time to Begin.”DANCING ANDROMANCING
The 1975 Sweetheart Ball proved to
be a great success. The dance is an
annual event sponsored by the F. H. A.CHRISTMAS SEASON IS
Participating in area parades the
Marching Comets won top honors in
MARCHING SEASONEveryone has a chance to excel in band
because of the many different instruments.
This year Todd Bennett received a 1 rating
at District Music Contest and a II at State.
The clarinet quartet received a II rating at
Christmas activities included a program given
by the music department. Band and Chorus enter-
tained the student body with songs reflecting the
Smaller children were entertained when Santa
Claus visited the child development class.ALTON HIGH SCHOOLPRACTICE
On March 22 the music department attended
district contest. The boys' chorus received a II
rating. Ratings for vocal solos are as follows: Mike
Chronister, I at district and a I at state: Danny
Simpson, I at district and a II at state; Ginny
Minich, II at district; Joann Hollis, I at district;
Elizabeth Reaves, I at district and a III at state;
and Bob Hieght, II at district.This year's art contest was
held at Willow Springs, Mo.
Those entering were Nathan
Arnold, 4th place in poster
contest; Lori Shehorn, 4th
place in fashion; Tom Wong,
Honorable Mention in collage;
Juanita Deiter, 2nd place in
poster; and Norman Turner,
4th place in crafts.
BETA CLUB SPONSORS
Where were you in
'62? On Friday night,
October 24, the Sen-
ior High Beta Club
of the "bobbie socks
and saddle oxford
days” by sponsoring
the Sock Hop. Christa
Trantham and Susan
everyone by blowing
John Owens and Brenda Ross were
crowned Mr. and Miss Teen Angel.
Nancy Rackley and John Mark Wil-
liams warmed up with "the stroll,"
while Mary Jo Chronister and Mac Rob-
erts rocked along with Flash Cadillac
and the Continental Kids. Susie Ruff
and Dennis Thompson had their own
party by sharing a soda from the foun-
vSCIENCE CLUB VISUS
The Science Club went on a trip to Mammoth Cave, Kentucky this year.
They spent the night at Mammoth Cave National Park Lodge; then, they
made a four mile hike throughout the cave. After taking the tiring hike, the
students and sponsors began the 10 hour trip home.SCIENCE FAIR PROVES TOBE A LEARNING EXPERIENCE
A requirement of Advanced Science class is that students
must take a project to the Science Fair at Rolla, Missouri.
This year the Fair was held April 4 and 5 at the University of
Missouri, and nine students from Alton displayed projects.
Science Fair competition was very stiff. There were many
interesting and highly technical projects on display. Empha-
sis seemed to be placed on means of conserving energy and
other resources. The Fair was very much a learning experi-
Four students from Alton received awards for their projects.
They are as follows: Sandy Thompson, second in Behavioral
Science: Shana Johnson, second in Microbiology and a Cura-
tor's scholarship; Roger Shelton, Honorable Mention in
Chemistry; Sam Dallstream, Honorable Mention in Chemis-
Mary Jo Chronister, Debbie Barton, Junior Crews, Dennis
Thompson, and Scott Dozier also took projects to the Fair.A LOT OF FUN
With only two days to decorate the
Juniors did not have time to fool
around. They busied themselves turn-
ing the elementary gym into a spring-
time gatden.74-75 JR.-SR. PROM: "YOUAND ME AGAINST THE WORLD"
On April 26, the Junior Class
hosted the 1975 Jr. Sr. Prom.
The setting was spring-like with
birds and bees in the air!
Shana Johnson and Ernie Esch-
rich were crowned prom Royalty
for the 1975 prom.. . "AND THE BAND
Music was provided by Brahman of Iron-
Couples showed their appreciation by
dancing or just sitting and listening. Another
asset was the refreshments which were ele-
gantly served.PLAYED ON"SENIOR TRIP—DESTINATION:
Steward Beach was unan-
imously the favorite spot
visited during the senior
trip. Bay fishing was also an
experience the group will
never forget. Debbie Bar-
ton, Mrs. Williams, Ginny
Minich, and Mrs. Hall
seem to have had enough
fishing for one day!GALVESTON, TEXAS
After a 16-hour bus ride the seniors enjoyed a tour of
Marine World, a fishing expedition, and an opportunity to
play football on the beach.FUN IN
Accompanying the seniors to Texas were Mr.
and Mrs. Dale Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth
Hall and Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Williams.
Mr. Williams shocked several of his group
with his unpredicted striptease show on the
Mr. Hall retired to the
sickroom after approxi-
mately ten minutes of bay
fishing. Sea sickness did
not interfere with Ricky
Cowens' fishing, however.
Each day Mr. Hall out-
lined the day's plans before
leaving the Holiday Inn.
The seniors returned
home tired and happy with
lots of sand, shells, and
memories.GRADUATION — A MILESTONE
Monday, May 12, 1975 - 8:00 p.m.
Mary Alice Young
"Pomp and Circumstance"
Ms. Marilyn Minich
"Time In A Bottle"
Recessional Kirt Hufstedler
"Climb Every Mountain" Mary Alice YoungIN THE LIVES OF SENIORS
Fifty-three seniors gradu-
ated from Alton High School
on May 12, 1975. Com-
mencement was met with
mixed feelings from the class;
they experienced the happi-
ness of attaining a goal, the
sadness of parting with'
friends, and the anticipation
of the future.
Honor graduates were Ginny
Minich, Shana Johnson, Judy
Johnson, Elizabeth Reaves,
and Mary Jo Chronister.AWARDS DAY
Art - Sandy Thompson and Mary Jo Richardson Drama - Acting - Ginny Minich
History - Shirley Cheever Stage Craft - Kevin Owens
Business Education - Lynn Duncan and Judy Foreign Language - Kristi Johnson
Johnson Drivers Education - Debbie Stubblefield, Sally
Agriculture - Richard Todd and Ricky Cowens Presley, and Cheryl Cockman
Home Economics - Jan (Rackley) Crowell Leadership - Ginny Minich
Student Council - Shana Johnson Girls' Chorus - Jo Ann Hollis
School Spirit - John Owens Boys' Chorus - Richard Todd
Citizenship - Nathan Arnold Band - Mary Jo Richardson
Sportsmanship - Gail Anderson Betty Crocker Award - Elizabeth Reaves
English - Shana Johnson, Ginny Minich, and Judy FHA Girl of the Year - Ginny Minich
Johnson Acree Scholarship - Sandy Thompson
School Paper - Elaine Ewart Runner-up Degree - Judy Johnson
Y earbook - Shana Johnson Auto Mechanics Award - Fred Palmer
Photography - Jeff Smith Runner-up Auto Mechanics Award - Ricky
Physical Education - Carol Good and Debbie Deckard
Stubblefield T-3Pep Club Awards
Physical Education - Kevin Owens and Glen Baseball - Ricky Judd %
Turner Basketball - Mark Barton
Science Award - Shana Johnson Girls' Basketball - Gail Anderson
Science Scholarship - Shana Johnson Volleyball - Rosey Taylor
Library - Ernie Eschrich Math - Elizabeth Reaves Softball - Tina Dale
SERVICE MERIT AWARDS
Kevin Owens Dan Simpson Rick Judd Rick Cowens Dennis Thompson Junior Crews Roger Shelton Herb Palmer Dennis Johnson Shana Johnson Todd Bennett Ginny Minich Mary Jo Chronister Gail Anderson Mary Bradshaw Debbie Barton Mike Chronister Sandy Thompson Bob Haddock David Anderson Judy Johnson John Owens Susan Lance ££,. L fc tao-
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Basketball players are as follows: Mark Barton, David Anderson,
Ernie Eschrich, Danny Good, Tim Cates, Mike Chronister, Ricky
Judd, Danny Simpson, Joe Johnson, Richard Todd, and Scott
Big Springs Conf. Tourn.
66 53ALTON INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT
In the Alton Invitational Tour-
nament, three trophys were
given. First place wnet to
Thayer, Doniphan won second,
and Alton received third. The
Couch cheerleaders won the
cheerleading trophy. ND BIG SPRINGS CONFERENCE
The Big Springs Conference Tournament was
held at Couch this year. The Comets played
the Couch Indians for the championship.
Although the Comets were defeated, they were
proud of their second place trophy.Members of the 'B' Team are as fol-
lows: Cliff Sisco, David Stubblefield,
Mark Barton, Tom Johnson, Keith
Carmichael, Tony Brewer, Paul
Young, Tom Wong, Ulen McGary,
Brian Eschrich, Richie Wallace, Ricky
Clemens, Ted Simpson, Dennis John-
son, Randy Callahan, Randy Shehorn,
Greg Barton, Mike Campbell, Jeff
Simpson, and Coach: Ted Hall.
They had a good year with a record
of 10-7.CHEERLEADERS PUSH
Susie Ruff was captain, and Rose Taylor was co-cap-
tain.FOR COMET PRIDE
- This year's cheerleaders were
Laurel Young, Brenda Brinkley,
Christa Thrantham, Vicky Simp-
son , and Brenda Ledgerwood.
The cheerleaders brought spirit
to A. H. S. by arousing interest on
and off the court.The 'B' Team Cheerleaders are as follows: Donna
Brown, Leann Johnson, Karen Sands, Debbie Stubble-
field; Captain, Pam Whitten, Susan Newman, and Tina
Dale; Co-captain.The Comet
had a very suc-
They were Big
record for the
year was 12 wins
BASEBALL TEAMWAS A HIT!!!
Members of the baseball
team are: Coach Hall, Joe
Ewart, Mike Jett, Uel
Tusher, Richie Wallace,
Jeff Simpson, Ulen
McGary, Johnny Williams,
Rick Arnold, David Ander-
son, Rick Judd, Larry
Rowe, Ted Simpson, Mark
Barton, Tom Johnson.Varsity volleyball members
pictured above are as fol-
lows: Susan Lance, Mary
Barton, Christy Trantham,
Patti Rackey, Rose Taylor,
Brenda Ross, Gail Ander-
son, Regina Cates, man-
ager; Lori Shehorn, score-
keeper; and Miss Dorothy
Junior varsity members are:
Debbie Strain, Susie Good,
Shelia Dethrow, Valorie
Loughridge, Diane Walters,
Susie Thornton, Nancy
Rackley, Loetta Winkler,
Velma Redburn, Scharlette
Lane, and Coach Good.A GOOD YEAR FOR GIRLS SOFTBALL
The Girls Softball team were as fol-
lows: Loetta Winkler, Gail Anderson,
Susie Good, Susan Lance, and Jeanny
Burton, Tina Dale, Diane Walters,
Vicki Simpson, Brenda Ross, Debbie
Strain, Susie Thornton, Scharlet Lane,
Kelly Janes, Valorie Loughridge,
Nancy Rackley, Patty Rackley, Jo
Richardson, Rose Taylor, Mary Barton,
Coach Good (Not Shown) Lori Shehorn,
scorekeeper. The girls had a great
year with 9 wins and 1 loss.
Diane Walters was keeping score
while Regina Cates helped manage the
team.The members of the "A" Team
are as follows: Mary Barton, Rose
Taylor, Debbie Strain, Christi
Trantham, Susie Thornton, Gail
Anderson, Mary Jo Richardson,
(Not Shown) Brenda Ross, and
Coach, Dorothy Good.
The girls basketball team began
its first season with success. They
played a number of games and
gained experience as the season
progressed.TO A GOOD START
The members of the 'B' Team are as
follows: Patty Rackly, Nancy Rackly,
Starlet McMahan, Lori Shehorn,
Donna Brown, Susan Lance, Susie
Good, Coach, Dorothy Good.FRESHMAN BASKETBALL — ON THE WAY UP
Members of the Freshman Basket-
ball team are as follows; Randy
Shehorn, Fletcher Bales, David
Stubblefield, Paul Young, John
Williams, Jeff Simpson, Bill
Cates, Brian, Eschrich, and
Michael Jett.MR. AND MISS A.H.S.AND COURT
mmem i i i
Mr. and Miss A.H.S. 1974-75 were
Junior candidates Rose Taylor and Len
Shown at left are: Sophomore candi-
date, Paula Johnson and Ted Simpson.
Below at left are: Jeanie Burton and
Randy Shehorn, Freshman candidates.
The Senior class candidates were Jo
Richardson and Mark Barton.QUEEN, AND HERCOURTACTIVITIES
Each class decorated a section of the
hall. The Freshman Class won a $10
prize for the best decorations. Mr.
Violett, Sandy Thompson, and Mary
Jo Richardson worked very diligently
on the stage setting for Homecoming
Royalty. The finale of the week was a
one-point victory for the Comets in the
Homecoming Game.MR. ANDMISS
Velma Redburn and Danny
Palmer from the Freshman class
were crowned Mr. and Miss
Valentine at the Sweetheart
Ball. Dancing and enjoying, they
reigned throughout the evening.Sweetheart Ball candidates are as follows: Eighth
grade, Becky Dorris and Kerri Vehawn; Sophomores,
Glenna Simpson and Greg Barton: Juniors, Carol Good
and Micky Broomhead; Seniors: Andrea Lane and Brent
Mauldin.MR. AND MISS SANTA CLAUS
Candidates were as follows:
Senior: Elaine Ewart and Jeff Smith.
Junior: Candy Wilson and Leonard Cranier.
Sophomore: Cheryl Cockman and Dennis Johnson.
Freshman: Marilyn Judd and Brian Eschrich.
Mr. and Miss Santa Claus were from the 8th grade class
- Vicky Campbell and Tony Rudd.Candidates for F.F.A. Sweetheart were:
Senior: Debbie Barton escorted by Ricky Cowens
Junior: Susie Ruff escorted by Richard Todd
Sophomore: Joann Hollis escorted by Sam Dallstrream
Chapter Queen was Debbie Strain escorted by Kenny
Top left: Most likely to Succeed, Shana Johnson and
Top right: Cutest, Rose Taylor and Ricky Cowens.
Bottom left: Most School Spirit, Susie Ruff and John
Bottom right: Best All aournd, Elaine Ewart and Ernie
Top: Sophomores, Gina Cates and Greg Barton.
Seniors, Elaine Ewart and Rick Cowens.
Bottom: Juniors, Martha Van Winkle and Mac Roberts.
Freshmen, Leann Johnson and John Miner.BAND
Band members as follows: Glen
Turner, Ginny Minich, Judy
Johnson, Lynn Duncan, Mary
Barton, Susan Newman, Eliza-
beth Williams, Sandy Thomp-
son, Chris Trantham, Jo Richard-
son, Brenda Ledgerwood, Mac
Roberts, Laurel Young, Kathy
Dills, Sherri Brewer, Susan Dor-
ris, Elizabeth Reaves, Glen John-
son, Susie Ruff, Pam Whitten,
Regina Cates, Shana Johnson,
Tina Dale, Kathy Murvin, Wyn-
sleen Cooke, Cheryl Cockman,
Larry Rowe, Diane Walters,
Tammy Watkins, Norman
Turner, LeAnn Johnson, Marilyn
Judd, Nathan Arnold, Mike
Garske, Norma Johnson, Tammy
Simmons, Kevin Newman, Terri
Dozier, Todd Bennett, Bev
Smith, and Mary Jo Chronister.
Band officers are as follows: Den-
nis Thompson, President; Jo
Sandy Thompson, Sec.; Susan
Dorris, Treasurer.BETA CLUB
Beta Club officers are as follows:
Mike Chronister, President; Jo
Chronister, Vice-President; Judy
Johnson, Secretary; Kristi John-
Beta Club members are as fol-
lows: Glenna Simpson, Wynsleen
Cooke, Mike Chronister, Susan
Newman, Brenda Ledgerwood,
Pam Whitten, Susan Johnson,
LeAnn Johnson, Jo Chronister,
Susan Dorris, Donna Barton,
Kathy Dills, Cynthia Watson,
Cheryl Leu, Cheryl Cockman,
Vicki Simpson, Elaine Ewart,
Susie Ruff, John Williams,
Brenda Brinkley, Elizabeth Wil-
liams, Sam Dallstream, Beverly
Smith, Jo Richardson, Diane
Walters, Debbie Stubblefield,
Judy Johnson, Laurel Young,
Kristi Johnson, Sandy Thompson,
Robyn Elder, Terri Hickman,
Elizabeth Reaves, Glen Johnson,
Chorus members are as follows:
C. Turner, N. Arnold, N. John-
son, D. Sisk, K. Fanning, T.
Simmons, K. Orr, K. Austin,
M. Johnson, S. Lance, P. For-
rester, S. Ruff, D. Stubblefield,
J. Castlebeny, J. Scott, T.
Wong, U. Tusher, P. Fanning,
M. Chronister, J. Williams, K.
Newman, M. Stark, C. Swift,
R. Smith, B. Watkins, M. She-
phard, R. Shehorn, R. Wallace,
P. Young, B. Brinkley, C.
Garske, T. Gates, V. Lough-
ridge, C. Lindner, P. Holmes,
L. Woods, J. Simpson, M.
Campbell, M. Lance, J. Miner,
R. Hensley, M. Garske, M.
Broomhead, E. Reaves, R. Cal-
lahan, T. Brewer, B. Hight, R.
Todd, J. Hollis, B. Eschrich, D.
Simpson, C. Watson, J. Swift,
D. Banon, J. Heiskell, director.
Boys Chorus officers are as fol-
lows: Danny Simpson, President:
Mike Chronister, Vice-President;
Kelly Morris, Secretary; Mike
Girls Chorus officers are as fol-
lows: Susie Ruff, President; Joann
Hollis, Vice-President; Dessie
Bay, Secretary; Brenda Brinkley,
Drama Club officers are as fol-
lows: Sandy Thompson, Presi-
dent: Sam Dallstream, Vice-
President; Laurel Young, Secre-
tary; Susie Ruff, Treasurer.
Drama Club members are as fol-
lows: D. Walters, V. Simpson,
C. Wilson, B. Watkins, A.
Lane, E. Ewart, T. Bennett, J.
Miner, G. Andrews, B. Brinkley,
R. Dallstream, C. Garske, ].
Burton, T. Dozier, P. Rackley,
R. Elder, T. Hickman, K. Dills,
M. Barton, R. Shelton, J. Swift,
P. Fanning, M. Stark, D. Lane,
W. Cooke, J. Hollis, E. Reaves,
S. Ruff, E. Williams, D. Van-
Winkle, S. Thornton, C. Mob-
ley, M. VanWinkle, T. Casey,
L. Shehorn, V. Loughridge, G.
Cates, M. Chronister, L. Young,
B. Ledgerwood, R. Arnold, S.
Dallstream, R. Johnson, K.
Owens, J. Johnson, J. Owens,
M. Richardson, S. Lance, S.
Thompson, T. Owens, S. Dorris.
Mr. M. Violet is sponsor.FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA
F.H.A. officers are as follows:
Ruih Hensley - Historian;
Brenda Brinkely - Parliamenta-
rian: Paula Johnson - Devo-
tional Leader: Judy Johnson -
Vice-Pres.; Shirley Cheever -
Pres.: Norma Johnson - Song
Leader: Brenda Watkins - Sec.
and Treas.; Sherry Austin -
Recreational Leader; Lynn Dun-
can - Reporter.
F.H.A. Members are as fol-
lows: T. Smith, ?. Judd, K.
Brown, K. Shearer, K. Wong.
D. Orr, J. Williams, L. Stew-
art. T. Watkins, K. Janes, M.
Judd, S. Willard. D. Austin,
C. Wilson, R. Dallstream, P.
Simpson, B. Lance, Mrs.
Minich, D. Goode, P. Johnson,
R. Hensley, D. Barton, N.
Johnson, B. Watkins, S. Aus-
tin, L. Duncan, V Redbum. B.
Upton, S. Lane, W. Cooke, G.
Cates, J. Johnson, S. Cheever,
B. Brinkley, R. Dallstream, N.
Palmer, E. Ewan, D. Brown,
M. Stark, M. Lance, C. Lind-
ner, B. Minich, K. Bradshaw,
S. Wilson, R. Littles, K, Mur-
vin, S. Lester, E. Tillman, R.
Banon, D. Banon, V. Rack-
ley, C. Cockman, N. Rack-
ley, V. Campbell, J. Hollis,
S. Melton, B. Johnson, J.
Ginny Minich was a national F.H.A. officer. She
made several trips to Washington D.C. to confer-
ences concerning F.H.A.
Debbie Banon also showed outstanding ability by
becoming a regional officer.FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA
F.F. A. officers are as follows; Michael Roberts, Sentinel; Kenny Judd,
Treasurer; Ricky Cowens, Vice-President; Junior Crews, President; Glen
Johnson, Secretary; Sam Dallstream, Reporter, Mr. Crownover, Spon-
sor; Mac Roberts, Assistent Sentinel; T. Roberts, Assistent Vice-Presi-
dent; D. Thompson, Assistent Pres; E. Williams Assistent Treasurer; R.
Todd, Assistent Reporter; and Mr. Strain, Advisor.
F.F. A. members are as follows: L. Robardie,
D. Crabtree, D. McCLanahan, E. Bettis, D.
Palmer, G. Andrews, Mr. Crownover, M.
Roberts, K. Judd, R. Cowens, J. Crews, G.
Johnson, S. Dallstream, Mr. Strain, H.
Palmer, M. Roberts, M. Barton, B. Mauldin,
R. Cunningham, M. Parrott, S. Cheever, J.
Barton, L. Woods, D. Cooley, P. Wong, C.
Sisco, S. Warren, D. Miller, M. Johnson, J.
Brotherton, R. Smith, K. Carmichael, J.
Warren, B. Haddock, J. Swift, R. Johnson,
W. Stevens, M. Barton, J. Hollis, D. Strain,
E. Williams, R. Austin, J. Owens, J. Hollis,
L. Hollis, J. Wheeler, D. Barton, T. Parrott,
B. Cates, U. McGary, D. Stubblefield, P.
Young, T. Brewer, T. Johnson, B. Eschrich,
E. Willard, R. Buckner, D. Rackley, J.
Wheeler, P. Forrester, B. McClanahan, R.
Arnold, L. Johnson, K. Newman, R. Cle-
men, S. McMahan, T. Deckard, D. Braw-
ley, R. Bettis, R. Hollis, L. Florence, C.
Nichol, N. Barton, R. Todd, S. Blankenship,
U. Tusher, J. Johnson, R. Judd, V. Upton,
P. Holmes, R. Williams, G. Crabtree, B.
Sands, P. Fanning, M. Broomhead, D. Kirk,
J. Scott, D. Johnson, M. Campbell, L.
Rowe, D. Anderson, R. Callahan, R. Shel-
ton, J. Scott, J. Sisco, D. Barton, B. Dieter,
B. Thompson R. Johnson, M. Chronister, D.
Barton, K. Austin, J. Smith, J. Roy, T.
Cates, G. Barton, D. Good, R. Deckerd, P.
Rackley, J. Williams, C. Clemen.PEP CLUB
Pep Club officers are as follows: Sandy Thompson,
President: John Owens, Vice-President; Judy John-
son, Secretary; Susan Dorris, Treasurer.
Pep Club members are as follows: Christa Trantham,
Mike Parrott, Mickey Broomhead, Brian Eschrich,
John Owens, Sam Dallstream, Roger Shelton, Laurel
Young, Terri Hickman, Jeannie Burton, Judy John-
son, Joann Hollis, Susan Dorris, Lori Shehorn, Che-
ryl Cockman, Robyn Elder, Gail Anderson, Eliza-
beth Reaves, Susan Lance, Patti Rackley, Brenda
Ledgerwood, Kathy Dills, Velmas Redburn, Scarlett
McMahan, Elizabeth Williams, Gina Cates, Debbie
Barton, Rose Taylor, Vicki Simpson, Brenda Brink-
ley , Rose Chaney, Carol Garske, Debbie Lane,
Wynsleen Cooke, Susie Ruff, Sandy Thompson,
Diane Walters, Nancy Rackley, Paula Johnson.
Sponsors are Mr. Violet, Mrs. Little, and Mr.
Science Club members are as follows: Shana
Johnson, John Owens, Mike Campbell, David
Anderson, Diane Walters, Sandy Thompson,
Mary Barton, Roger Shelton, Tom Johnson,
Fred Palmer, Mac Roberts, Glen Johnson,
Kathy Dills, Tony Brewer, Keith Carmichel,
Ernie Eschrich, Jr. Crews, Carol Good, Jo
Chronister, Mickey Broomhead, Susan Dorris,
Laurel Young, Sam Dallstream, Starlett
McMahan, Elizabeth Williams, Todd Bennett,
Carol Mobley, Patti Rackley, Brenda Ledger-
wood. Sponsors are Mrs. McKissick and Mr.
Science Club officers are as follows: Carol
Good, Secretary; Fred Palmer, Treasurer;
David Anderson, President; Roger Shelton,
Student Council members are as
follows: Todd Bennett, Brian
Eschrich, Kristi Johnson, John
Miner, Mike Campbell, Sandy
Thompson, Shana Johnson, Joe
Johnson, Pam Whitten, Renee
Dallstream, Cheryl Cockman,
Lynn Duncan, Debbie Barton,
LeAnn Johnson, Glen Turner,
Dennis Johnson, Danny Simpson.
Student Council officers are as
follows: Glen Turner, Secretary:
Shana Johnson, Vice-President;
Debbie Barton, Treasurer; Todd
Bennett, President.YOUTH FOR CHRIST
Youth For Christ officers are as follows: Ricky
Cowens, President; Nathan Arnold, Vice-Pres-
ident; Norma Johnson, Secretary; Lynn Dun-
can , Reporter; Elizabeth Williams, Treasurer.
Youth For Christ members are as follows: Deb-
bie Barton, Lynn Duncan, Mike Johnson, Mike
Chronister, Darlene Barton, Elizabeth Wil-
liams, Terri Hickman, Pearl Williams,
Roberta Barton, Vanessa Rackley, Donna Bar-
ton , Beverly Johnson, Ranette Johnson, Jackie
Swift, Valerie Loughridge, Ruth Hensley, Jo
Rose Williams, Elaine Ewan, Brian Eschrich,
Brenda Brinkley, Paula Johnson, Mac Roberts,
Ricky Cowens, Norma Johnson, Nathan Arnold,
John Williams, Debbie Strain, Richard Todd,
Tony Brewer, Christa Trantham, Dennis John-
son , Cheryl Cockman.
Mr. Orr and Mr. Strain, Sponsors.YEARBOOK STAFF
Yearbook staff members
are as follows: Jo Chron-
ister, Robin Elder,
Kristi Johnson, Laurel
Young, Diane Walters,
Joann Hollis, Shana
Yearbook Staff officers
are as follows: Laurel
Young, Business Man-
ager; Shana Johnson,
Editor; Kristi Johnson,
Co-Editor; Mrs. Tinsley,
Paper Staff members are as follows: Coby
Nichol, Todd Bennett, Benita Williams, Diana
Poe, Susie Ruff, Brenda Watkins, Gary
Andrews, Mary Stark, Mike Johnson, Nina
Palmer, Elaine Ewan, Carol Garske, Brenda
Brinkley, Lynn Duncan.
Sponsor is Mrs. Tinsley.
Paper Staff officers are as follows: Susie Ruff,
Editor: Elaine Ewan, Feature Wreiter, Lynn
Dunacn, typist; Todd Bennett, Editor; Brenda
Watkins, Feature writer; Brenda Binkley, Typ-
are as follows: Jeff
Smith, Susan Lance,
Ronnie Orr, Wynsleen
Cooke, Sam Dalls-
tream, and Jim
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MARY BRADSHAWMARY JO CHRONISTER
ELAINE EWARTPATTI FORESTER
ROD HOLLISJOE JOHNSON
GINNY MINICHSHERRY MOWERY
ready to be turned loose upon the world - twelve years
of hard work - now where? college entrance exams. SAT's
and dorm applications (attach photo here) - making
the rounds on interviews - joyous celebrations and
just a touch of nostalgia - we made it (finally) Sponsors: Mr. Wendell Williams and Mr.
and we're on our way! Kenneth Hall
VICKI WOODSSENIOR ACTIVITIES
JANICE ALFORD: Chorus 9, 10; Pep Club 9, 10; F.H.A. 9 Historian, 10 Reporter, 11; Comet News Staff 10, 11
Editor; Youth For Christ 10, Drama Club 10; Volleyball 9.
DAVID ANDERSON: Band 9, 10; Baseball 9, 10, 11, 12; Basketball 9, 10, 11, 12; Science Club 11, President
12; F.F.A. 12; Student Council 9, 10; Student of the Month; Service Merit Award; Class Vice-President 9;
Most Athletic 11; Shapeliest 10, 11.
NATHAN ARNOLD: Band 9, 10, 12; Chorus 9, 10, 12; Mixed Quartet 9-1; Double Quartet 9-1; Beta Club 9,
10, 11, 12; Youth For Christ 10, 11, 12 Co-chairman.
SHERRY AUSTIN: Chorus 10; F.H.A. 9, 10, 11, 12.
DEBBIE BARTON: Youth For Christ 10 Treasurer, 11 Chairman, 12; Pep Club 11, 12; F.F.A. 11, 12 Asst. Sec-
retary 12; Student Council 12 Treasurer; Who's Who Among American High School Students 11; Bamwarming
Candidate 11, 12; Miss Santa Clubs Candidate 9; F.H.A. 9 Reporter, 10 Vice President 11 President, 12
Regional Secretary; Science Club 11; F.H.A. Girl of the Year 10, 11; Class Treasurer 11.
MARK BARTON: Band 9. 10; F.F.A. 9, 10, 12; Basketball 9, 10, 11, 12.
SCOTTIE BLANKENSHIP: F.F.A. 9, 10. 12; Basketball 9; Baseball 9, 10.
MARY BRADSHAW: Chorus 9; F.H.A. 9; Starlight Ball Candidate 11; Homecoming Queen Candidate 12.
TERRI CAMPBELL: Volleyball 9, 10, 11; F.H.A. 9, 10; Publications 11, Typist for School Paper; Senior Class
Secretary; Chorus 9, 10; A.H.S. Candidate 11.
SHIRLEY CHEEVER: F.H.A. 9, 11, 12 President; F.F.A. 11, 12; Senior Class Treasurer.
MARY JO CHRONISTER: Drama Club 10, 11, 12; Pep Club 9. 10, 11; Science Club 12; Beta Club 9, 10, 11, 12
Vice President; Band 9, 10, 11, 12 Vice President; Vocal Sextet 9, Marching Award 11; Paper Staff 10; Year-
book Staff 10, 11, 12; Who’s Who Among American High School Students.
CHARLES CLEMEN: Track 9, 10; Music 9; Secretary Vo-Tech School 9, 11; Baseball 9.
DONNIE COOLEY: F.F.A. 9, 10, 11, 12.
RICKY COWENS: F.F.A. 10, 11, 12 Vice President; Class Vice President 12, Class Favorite 12; Youth For
Christ 12 President, Basketball 9; Baseball 9, 10, 12; Who's Who Cutest 12.
SAM DALLSTREAM: F.F.A. 9, 10, 11 Reporter, 12 Reporter; Pep Club 10, 11, 12; Drama Club 10, 11, 12
Vice President; Science Club 11, 12; Chapter Star Farmer 10; Beta Club 10, 11, 12; Photographer 10, 11, 12;
Baseball 12; Basketball 9; Who's Who Among American High School Students.
RICKY DECKARD: F.F.A. 9, 10; Starlight Ball Candidate 11.
LYNN DUNCAN: Band 9, 10, 12; Cheerleader 9; Chorus 9, 10; F.H.A. 9, 10, 11, 12; Pep Club 9, lCf, 11;
A.H.S. Candidate 10; Vocal Sextet 9; Youth for Christ 11, 12; Student Council 12; Paper Staff 11, 12.
MARY ELLIOTT: Wittiest 9.
ERNIE ESCHRICH: Basketball 10, 11, 12; Baseball 10, 11, 12; Boys Double Quartet 10-1; Class President 9, 10,
11; Chorus 10; Science Club 10, 11, 12.
ELAINE EWART: Majorette 9, 10; Band 9; Drama Club 9, 10, 11, 12; F.H.A. 9, 12; Beta Club 12; Paper Staff
Sports Editor 12; Youth for Christ 12; Best All Around 12; Pep Club 9; Debate and Speech 11; Miss Santa Claus
Candidate 12; Class Favorite 12.
PATTI FORESTER: Volleyball 9, 10; Chorus 12; F.F.A. 11, 12.
JUDY GAMBLIN: F.H.A. 9.
DANNY GOOD: F.F.A. 9, 10, 11, 12; Basketball 9, 10, 11, 12.
REX GRIFFIN: Wrestling 9, 10; Tech School 11, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning; Weight Lifting 11.
BOB HEIGHT: Football 9, 10; Wrestling 9, 10; Baseball 11; Boys Chorus 12.
JOE JOHNSON: Band 9, 10; Basketball 9, 10, 11, 12; F.F.A. 9, 10, 11, 12; Student Council 11, 12; A.H.S.
Candidate 10; Class Treasurer 10.SENIOR ACTIVITIES CONTINUED:
JUDY JOHNSON: Band 9, 10 Librarian, 11 Vice President, Head Majorette 12; Chorus 9, Vocal Sextet, 10; Pep
Club 9, 10, 11, 12 Secretary; B Team Cheerleader 10; A Cheerleader 11; Beta Club 10, 11, 12 Secretary;
Youth For Christ 11; Drama Club 10, 11, 12; F.H.A. 9, 10, 11 Treasurer, 12 Vice President; Yearbook Staff
11; Miss Santa Claus Candidate 10; Service Merit Award.
NORMA JOHNSON: Band 9, 10, 12; Chorus 9, 10, 12; Vocal Sextet 9; Youth for Christ 10, 11, 12 Secretary;
F.H.A. 9, 10, 11, 12 Song Leader.
SHANA JOHNSON: Beta Club 10, 11, 12; Drama Club 10; Science Club 12; Student Council 9, 10, 11, 12 Vice
President; Band 9, 10, 12 Secretary and Treasurer; Pep Club 9; Yearbook Business Manager 10, Co-editor 11,
Editor 12; Most Likely to Succeed 9, 12; Student of the Month; Homecoming Candidate 11; Barnwarming
Candidate 10; Majorette 9, 10, 12;' Clarinet Quartet 9-1, 10-1; Service Merit Award; Freshman Class Secre-
tary; Scholastic Award 9, 11; Class Favorite 9; Society of American High School Students.
KENNY JUDD: Band 9, 10, 11; F.F.A. 10, 11, 12 Treasurer; Baseball 9, 10, 11, 12; Basketball 9.
RICKY JUDD: Baseball 9, 10, 11, 12; Basketball 9, 10, 11, 12; F.F.A. 9, 10, 11, 12; Chorus 10.
ANDREA LANE: Drama Club 12; Science Club 11, 12; Pep Club 9, 10; An Club 9, 10, 11; Class President 12.
BRENT MAULDIN: F.F.A. 9, 10, 11, 12; Sweethean Ball Candidate 12.
GINNY MINICH: Band 9, 10, 11, 12; Chorus 9, 10, 11 Secretary 12; Pep Club 9, 10, 11, 12; Beta Club 9, 10,
11, 12; Safety Club 9; Science Club 11; Student Council 9, 10; Drama Club 9, 10, 11 Reponer, 12; Home-
coming Candidate 10; F.H.A. 9, 10 Treasurer, 11 Regional Historian, 12 National Officer; Class Treasurer
9; Clarinet Quartet 9-1, 10-1, 11-1; Vocal Solo 10-11; 11-11 Vocal Sextet 9, 10; Vocal Quanet 11; Youth
For Christ 10, 11, 12; Scholastic Award 9, 10, 11; Crisco Award 11; F.H.A. Girl of the Year.
FRED PALMER: Science Club 10, 11 Treasurer, 12; An Club 9, 10, 11.
JANET CROWELL: F.F.A. Sweethean, Homecoming Candidate 9; A.H.S. Candidate 9; Pep Club 9, 10; Band
9, 10, 11, 12; Sweethean Ball Candidate 9; Band Carnival Queen 12.
ELIZABETH REAVES: Band 9 Librarian, 10 Librarian, 11, 12; Chorus 9, 12; Concen Choir 10; Drama Club 9,
11, 12; Pep Club 9, 10, 11, 12; District Music Contest Vocal Solo 2 rating; Youth for Christ 11; F.H.A. 11;
Beta Club 12; District Music Contest Brass Sextet 10.
MARY JO RICHARDSON: Band 9, Majorette, 10 Majorette, 11 Drum Majorette, 12, Drum Majorette; Pep Club
9, 10, 12; Beta Club 10, 11, 12; Sophomore Pilgrimage 10; Miss Valentine Candidate 10; Yearbook Staff;
Drama Club 12; Saxophone Quanet 11-111; Who’s Who Among American High School Students; Pep Club
President; Girls Basketball A Team 12.
MIKE ROBERTS: F.F.A. 9, 10, Seminal, 11, 12; Basketball 9, 10; Baseball 9.
JOHN ROY: Band 9, 10, 11; F.F.A. 9, 10, 12.
DANNY SIMPSON: Band 9, Chorus 9, 10, 11 President 12; Basketball 9, 10, 11, 12; Basketball 9, 10, 11, 12;
Student Council 9, 10, 11, 12; State Ensemble 9, 10; State Solo 11; Service Merit Award 11; Youth for Christ
11; Teenager of the Month 12.
JEFF SMITH: F.F.A 9, 12; Pep Club 11; Baseball 12; Darkroom 10, 11, 12.
SANDY THOMPSON: Band 9, 10, 11 Reporter, 12 Secretary; Marching Award 11; Pep Club 9, 10, 11, 12 Presi-
dent; Varsity Cheerleader 9, 10, 11 Captain; Drama Club 10, 11, 12 President; Best Actress 11; Beta Club
10, 11, 12; Science Club 12; Student Council 11, 12; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 11;
Who’s Who Most Talented 12.
RICHARD TODD: Band 9, 10; F.F.A. 10, 11, 12; Basketball 9, 10, 11, 12; Boys Chorus 12; Baseball 9.
GLEN TURNER: Science Club 12; Band 12; Freshman Basketball 9; Student Council Secretary 12; Chorus 12.
TERRY WILLARD: Baseball 9, Football 9, 10; Weight Lifting 10; Swimming 10.
DEBBIE WILLIAMS: Safety Club 9; F.H.A. 9, 11; Volleyball 9, 10, 11.Junior Crews
Terri HickmanON THROUGH
The Junior class was lucky to have Coach Hall and
Coach Presley for their sponsors.THETHRILLOF
Barbara ThompsonSENIOR RINGS!
Juniors concentrate on ordering Sr. rings.
know their way around - study but not too hard - keep the
phone lines busy planning the next weekend - if it’s
sophisticated, the Juniors are on to it - activities abound -
planning the senior prom - the next ones ours! - senior
rings are coming - only on year to go . . .Kelly Morris
CANDY SALE FILLS
Liz FlorenceSOPH. TREASURY
Mary Jo Lance
Thomas MowerySOPHOMORES GET
Christy TranthamWITH IT
Deloris Van Winkle
Learning their way around - getting their own wheels - mixing studies and socializing -
meeting at the drug store after classes but still burning the midnight oil - gaining poise and
confidence getting to know the school, the people, the vital statistics necessary for sur-
Terri DozierTHEIR WAY AROUND
John MinerKathy Murvin
Donna SmithTHREE TO GO
Looking for room
104 - hitting the
books (hard!) -
unfamiliar halls -
looking for room
104 - staring at the
seniors - learning
new names and
faces - winding up
in the girls' gym
when you were
headed for the
through a little bit
of hazing? - only
four more years to
go - looking for
room 104 . . .DO YOUROWN THING
Students at A. H. S. express them-
selves in their own way. Each student
projects his own personality. Blended
together they make up the A. H. S. stu-
dent body.SEVENTH GRADE BASKETBALL
Seventh grade bas-
ketball players are
as follows: Mark
Leslie, Hoby Bee-
Top row left: Kirt
Barton, Jerry Wilk-
Presley, Mike Poe,
Glen Earls, Glen
grade won 1st
place in the Jr.
tournament.JR. HIGH CHEERLEADERS
Jr. High cheerleaders are as fol-
lows: Shelly Broomhead, Rose
Dallstream, Lisa Garcia, Barbara
Lance, Dena Orr, Debbie On,
Tracy Hollis, and Beth Johnson.
Eighth grade basketball are as
follows: Chuck Swift, John Ring,
Ronald Orr, Jeff Barton, Edward
Casey, Mike Rackley, Tony
Rudd, Larry Bridges, Terry Till-
man, Ronnie Davis, Randal Jen-
kins, Troy Earls, Jack Poe, and
STUDENT COUNCIL BETA
Student Council members
are as follows: Billy Ross,
Alice Morris, Kay Presley,
Jeff Barton, Shelly Broom-
head, Billoy McBenge,
Barbara Lance, Terry Till-
man, Pam Rudd, Sheila
Melton, Rose Williams,
Terri Strain, Mr. Hayden is
Beta Club members are as
follows: Tammy Case,
Becky Daves, Beth Johnson,
Jo Rose Williams, Barbara
Lance, Pam Simpson,
Shelly Broomhead, Becky
Donis, Debbie Orr, Terri
Strain, Vicki Campbell,
Diana Crews, Kathy Myers,
Pam Rudd, Gay Newman,
Kathy Uminn, Meredith
Miner, Suzanne Rodgers,
Glenda Corlew, Kay Pres-
ley, Sheila Melton, Rose
Williams, Tracy Hollis,
Ronald On, Barbara
Minich, Mike Rackley,
Gerald Crites, David
Reaves, Keny Vehawn,
Troy Earls. Mr. Cunier is
CLUBR. HIGH VOLLEYBALL BAND
Jr. High volleyball players are as
follows: Pam Simpson, Lisa
Simpson, Barbara Lance, Pam
Rudd, Becky Dorris, Vicki
Campbell, Gay Newman, Shelly
Broomhead, Rose Dallstream.
Miss Dorothy Good is coach.
Jr. high band members are as
follows: Pam Simpson, Sheryl
Willard, Barbara Lance, Tina
Campbell, Debbie Orr, Beth
Johnson, Cathy Shearer, Dena
Orr, Paula Jett, Jill Stephens,
Alice Morris, Tammy Smith,
Tammy Case, Patty Pierce, Rita
Smith, Kay Presley, Teni
Strain, Brenda Lewis, Shirley
Lane, Jo Rose Williams, Glen
Earls, Troy Earls, Tracy Hollis,
Russell Clapp, Linda Murvin, Jeff
Thompson, Becky Dorris, Chuck
Swift, Randal Jenkins, Russell
Bennett, Gerald Crites, Bruce
Simpson, Kirt Hufstedler, David
Reaves, Janet Thompson, David
Dale, Terry Thompson, Barbara
Minich, Lisa Simpson, Gay New-
man, Wesley Conrad, Eric Gann,
Beverly Johnson. Drum major and
majorettes are as follows: Rose
Dallstream, Becky Daves, Shelly
Broomhead, Kelly Broomhead,
Vicki Campbell.Tony Rudd
Sec. and Treas.
Jo Dan Bates
David DaleEIGHTH GRADE
Mary Jane Dieter
Ricky D. Smith
Where’s Those Report Cards
Eighth Grade Play Cast
Terry Tillman, Jo Rose Williams,
Mrs. Bartholomew, Sponsor Sherry
Willard, Becky Donis, Chuck
Swift, and Pam Simpson.Tammy Smith
Sec. and Treas.
Eric GannLisa Garcia
Kathy WilliamsJR. HIGH FACULTY
Junior High Faculty is as
Reaves, Remedial Eng-
lish; Ralph Orr, Reme-
dial Reading; Eddie Cur-
rier, Social Studies;
Sarah Braswell, Reme-
dial Classes; and Robert
Haden, Math.Gene R. Johnson
Elementary Physical Ed.
Remedial MathMRS. CYPRET'S KINDERGARTEN
La Vonda Cockman
Jamie Fa Isom
Le Ann Gullixson
Joey Van Winkle
Mrs. Lorrene CypretMRS. OESCH'S KINDERGARTEN
Lee Wayne Dunham
Audy VermillionMRS. HILL'S FIRST GRADE
Vonda WoodsMRS. FISHER'S FIRST GRADE
Bobbi Jo Gum
Lisa WilcoxMRS. WATKINS' FIRST GRADE
Rowe Mary Wheeler
f ose WilliamsMRS. COOKE'S SECOND GRADE
Edward WarrenMRS. RICHARDSON'S SECOND GRADE
Mary Ann Chronister
Mary Sue Deckard
Laurie Ann Nash
Larry Joe Russell
Donna WrightMRS. JOHNSON'S THIRD GRADE
Norma Jean Chambers
Andy SiscoMRS. KOONTZ'S THIRD GRADE
Mrs. Hazel KoontzMRS. KERNODLE'S FOURTH
La Don Blankenship
Russell Me Benge
Jerry Michael Ross
Mary Alice Williams
Mrs. Sarah KemodleMRS. REESE'S FOURTH GRADE
Joe Dale Elliott
Billy Joe Palmer
Mrs. Jane ReeseMRS. IVEY'S FIFTH GRAGE
La Donna Ford
Christena WilliamsMRS. CHRONISTER'S FIFTH GRADE
Lea Ann Barton
Mrs. Beulah ChronisterMRS. JOHNSON'S FIFTH GRADE
Mrs. Margaret JohnsonMR. HUFSTEDLER'S SIXTH GRADE
Sidney WilliamsMRS. WICKSTROM'S SIXTH GRADE
(first semester)MRS. BALE'S SPECIAL EDUCATION
Douglas WrightELEMENTARY KINDLES BICENTENNIAL SPIRITEIGHTH GRADERS GRADUATEMRS. BARTHOLOMEW RETIRES
Mrs. Katherine Bartholomew,
Junior High English teacher, will
retire at the end of this school
Mrs. Bartholomew has taught
school thirty years. Twenty-five
of those thirty years have been in
the R-IV School District.SANDERS
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EMINENCE, MO. MOUNTAIN VIEW, MO.
BIRCH TREE, MO. SUMMERSVILLE, MO.
JOE DUNCAN, DirectorCATES' MOBILE
Congratulations to the Senior Class of 1975
"Your Business Will Be Appreciated"
— CONGRATULATIONS —
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KENNETH AND LOVELLA COLLEY
P.O. Box 385
Alton, Missouri 65606MFA INSURANCE
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JO BOYD AGENCY
ALTON |flNSURANCET| Missouri
Watch and Clock Repair
Priscilla - John Alden Jewelry
Bulova - Timex - Caravelle
WEST PLAINS FABRIC CENTER
West Plains Missouri
DR. DEATHRAGE, D.D.S.
J S LAND CATTLE
P. O. Box 2h
Call 778-7600 or 778-7272
H R BLOCK
The Income Tax People
Manager, KAY STEIN
Telephone: 256-5275 Area: 417
400 Washington Avenue
Gas, Oil, Grease Jobs, Overhauls
Tune-Ups, and Brake Jobs
DALE J. JOHNSON, JIM SHEPHARD
MissouriCompliments of SMITTY HAIR STYLING AND BARBERSHOP West -Plains Missouri Compliments of WILLIAMS SHOE STORE West Plains Missouri
Compliments of STEIN BUICK West Plains. Missouri Compliment of RICHARD BROTHERS Mountain View Missouri
Compliments of CURTIS DEPT. STORE Mountain View Missouri Compliments of CHAPEL HILL FLORIST Thayer Missouri
Compliments of MOUNTAIN VIEW AUTO PARTS Compliments of NICK'S SURPLUS
Mountain View Missouri West Plains Missouri
MissouriCompliments of Compliments of
STEED GULF STATION AND RADIATOR SHOP BREWER AUTO AND GMC SALES INC.
Phone 264-3112 Thayer Missouri Thayer Missouri
Compliments of THAYER GAS CO. HERVEL CORNELIUS Upgas and Appliances Phone 264-7710 Thayer Mo. Compliments of NORMANS REAL ESTATE AND ELEVEN POINT RIVER TITLE COMPANY Town and Country Plaza Phone 417 - 264-3001 Real Estate - Abstracts - Deeds Thayer Mo.
BOHRER'S RX BOYD HOLLIS
PHARMACY 1002 W. Broadway West Plains, Mo. Foxtrotting Horses Phone - 746-2605 764-2691
Phone 6-2274 Thomasville Mo.WEST PLAINS
Aid to education.
If. the real thing. Coke, i
Complete Credit Service tor Farmers
Loans Made from One to Seven Years
BARRY W. SLAYTON. Asst. Vice-President
Telephone 417 - 778-6260
Always Fresh At
MissouriFor Better TV Viewing Subscribe to Compliments of WESTS
COMMUNITY CABLE CO. West Plains Missouri
For Service: Dial Operator and A.sk for Enterprise 32074 Compliments of PIZZA HUT
West Plains Missouri West Plains Missouri
RICHARDS BROTHERS Compliments of
RADIAL TIRE SERVICE
South Missouri’s Only Complete Downtown Shopping Center West Plains Missouri
West Plains Missouri Mtn. View Missouri West Plains SULLIVANT SHOES Missouri
Join the Pepsi People
MissouriCompliments of CLARY FUNERAL HOME Alton Missouri Compliments of BILL J. MILLSAP Alton, Missouri
Compliments of WEST PLAINS GLASS North Porter Wagoner Blvd. Phone: 256-3600 West Plains Missouri IMPERIAL BOWL N. Highway 63 Phone 256-2842 Open Play Hours Daily, Saturday, Sunday Brunswick Automatic Pin Setters BOWLING West Plains Missouri
JOYCE AUTO SALES Highway 63 West Plains Missouri Compliments of RACKLEY'S Alton Missouri
Compliments of TAYLOR'S PHARMACY West Plains Missouri Compliments of WEST PLAINS MUSIC STORE West Plains MissouriCompliments of PEASE MOORE MILL West Plains Missouri CHASTAINS OF THAYER NURSING CENTER Preferred Care Member of the Missouri and American Nursing Home Association Thayer Missouri
Compliments of MILLER FABRIC CENTER Thayer Missouri
Compliments of DR. A. T. WALKER Thayer Missouri ABC FURNITURE COMPANY Phone 256-3945 "See us for a coplete line of home furnishing." West Plains Missouri
Compliments of GLADIN INSURANCE Thayer Missouri
Compliments of MFA EXCHANGE Birch Tree Missouri THAYER FLORIST Phone 264-7986 839 Chestnut PAUL and GLENDA ORAHOOD Owners Thayer Missouri
CARTER FUNERAL HOME LELAND and MARY FRAN CARTER West Plains, Missouri Phone 256-4141 Thayer, Missouri Phone 264-7242 Salem, Arkansas Phone TW 5-3332 TOWN AND COUNTRY SUPERMARKET Large Enough to Serve You Small Enough to Appreciate You Thayer MissouriCompliments of
Office at Junction
63 and 143 East
Thayer, Mo. 65791
TOMMY RISNER, Salesman
DR. AND MRS. LACK
Low Prices Every Day
MissouriCompliments of ROPERS West Plains Missouri Compliments of BEST SHOE STORE Thayer Missouri
Compliments of LUCKY DOLLAR STORE Thayer Missouri Compliments of SENN5-I0 Thayer Missouri
Compliments of DEPRIEST'S STORE Birch Tree Missouri Compliments of MARTIN'S DRUG STORE Thayer Missouri
Compliments of SCHWEGMANS S H GREEN STAMPS West Plains Missouri Compliments of MFA EXCHANGE ■ West Plains Missouri
ALTON VET. CLINIC
GAYLE D. ARASMITH Veterinarian
Box 322 Telephone 778-7231
Alton, MissouriE;T I I FOREMOST FOODS
ELECTRIC PRODUCTS DIVISION P.O. Box 170 West Plains McKESSON, INC.
■ ■■■ ' Springfield, Missouri
STRAIN FEED STORE
Dixie Feeds For All Your Livestock Needs
Best Wishes to All the Students
and Faculty of R-4
WALLACE - VIOLA - NORMANAUTOGRAPHSFARM SUPPLY ENTERPRISES INC.
Horse Trailers, Stock Trailers
Gooseneck Trailers, Flatbed Trailers
The Beef Breed Import That is
Winning the Carcass Cross-Bred Shows
Come See Our Purebred Limousin Bull
205 Day Weight 724 lbs. 365 Day Weight 1136 lbs.
LITTLE MISFIT FARM
Rte 2 Alton Telephone: 764-2260 or 2242
’•PEG” SHAW ’•DUSTY"ELEVEN POINT RANCH,
764-2260 or 2242
The Very Best in Hereford
At Your DoorCompliments of
DETHROW FEEDER PIGS
ALTON SALE CO.
DUTCH OVEN DRIVE-IN
Henny-Penny Chicken by the
Basket or a Tubfull
Home of the Duke and Dutches Burger
703 S. Sixth Street
Feed - Seed
JEWELRY'S FINEST CRAFTSMEN
JOHN W. TAYLOR
1620 Sylvan Drive
Poplar Bluff, Missouri 63901
Taylor Yearbooks — Demoulin Caps and Gowns
Finest Graduation Accessories
Air Conditioned - Television
Your Hosts - THE CHRISTIE’S
(AC) 417 - 778-7275
ATHLETIC GOODS, INC.
Springfield, Mo. 65805
Owners: RUSSELL CHESTER
RAY D. LEDGERWOOD
JIM L. REESE
Hoover Moore's Paint
Philco School Supplies
Sunbeam Builder's Supplies
Winchester Sporting Goods
Daisy Plumbing Goods
Lawnboy Spray Material
MissouriA YEAR'S WORK — A YEARBOOK
Mary Jo Chronister
The 1974-75 Yearbook Staff would like to thank every
merchant who bought an advertisement in the COMET
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