Altus Senior High School - Bulldog Yearbook (Altus, OK)
- Class of 1966
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Text from Pages 1 - 170 of the 1966 volume:
VIEW NOT often seen in Southwestern Oklahoma is the AHS administration building and evergreens covered by snow.
Doors of Altus High are seldom shut, even when weather
conditions bring icy roads and zero temperatures so un-
familiar to Southwestern Oklahomans. When area schools
closed in mid-January during the heaviest snowstorm in
many years, announcement was made that AHS would
take up classes as usual. Bulldogs found a winter wonder-
land on their campus and beauties many had never seen
before. When skies cleared and sunlight broke through, its
brightness was reflected indoors to students and teachers
alike. It was a day which may not be repeated this decade.
Altus Senior High School is an institution of learning.
It is alive with young men and women who walk her halls
five davs a week as thcv studv subjects as divergent as com-
puter-related math, good salesmanship methods and home
economics. Students’ faces reflect their enjoyment in learn-
ing, in meeting other voung people with similar interests,
in working on common ground with students, teachers, and
administrators. These arc part of the all round education
every student receives at AHS, and each is reflected in this
edition of the Bulldog for the 1965-1966 school year.
of Altus Senior High School, Altus, Oklahoma
Volume XXXIII, published by the Bulldog Staff
ooI.XD OF DAY in early September sends new and returning Bulldogs to busses and student parking lot.
EDITOR Eugena Cagle needed only this
picture to finish contents page 0.
What is any book but a mirror of the
world in which wc live? Our purpose
in writing the 1966 Bulldog has been
to give a true image of life within Altus
Senior High School—from space age
science and tele-processing to carefree
pep assemblies before sports events. In
later years these pages will hold reflect-
ed memories for each person who is
now a part of AHS, and especially for
us who have written the Bulldog. With
an ordinary mirror, the image vanishes
when the reflected object moves on;
the 1965-66 school year, however, shall
remain a permanent reflection in the
pages of this Bulldog yearbook.
Eugena F. Cagle
TABLE of CONTENTS
STAFFERS Bonnie O’Malley. Arthur Lange. Madeleine Harbison, and Linda
Southern prepare for January deadline of forty-two pages.
0FACILITIES for an Aerospace Symposium that attracted
national headlines were provided hy Altus Senior High for
Altus Air Force Ease to begin the 1965-66 school year. Exhibits
such as the Freedom 7 Mercury capsule and X-15, shown parked
between Cletus Street Field House and the auditorium, were
augmented by panels of famcit space scientists and educators.
Education came of age in 1966, in the nation, the state
and in Altus. For the first time former school teachers
held the country’s two highest offices. More federal legis-
lation was passed for education than at all previous periods
ombined. Education attracted top attention in Oklahoma
also, with laws passed making possible new advances in
opportunity, and state voters approved a new law making
greater local support possible through additional millagc.
At the local level Altus patrons preserved a 73-year-old
tradition, going back to the founding of the community.
No schoof measure has ever failed to pass in an Altus
election. Altus again led the state in approving even-
school measure proposed. What can be accomplished when
school and community work together with an alert board
of education, administrative leaders,' and a student body
that really cares, is reflected in the pages which follow.
1CLETUS B. STREET Field House, one of western Oklahoma's largest physical education facilities, can seat more than 2,000-
AGRICULTURE and industrial trades training share this building with classrooms at the front and laboratory wings at the rear.
Physical fitness programs can be fun, as Altus High stu-
dents well know. Cletus B. Street Field House is used
not only for competitive bovs’ and girls’ basketball, but
also for indoor workouts for football, baseball, wrestling
and gymnastics varying from trampoline to folk dancing.
Located in the center ot a major diversified agricultural
district, Altus vocational agriculture program constantly
changes in step with the vast innovations in mechanization.
Closely allied arc the industrial trades taught in the same
building just across Bulldog Lane from the field house.SPECIAL FACILITIES
Auditorium, field house
used by community also
Alcus Senior High School buildings arc seldom dark.
Calendars are kept months in advance for the auditorium,
the cafeteria, the stadium, and the main high school build-
ing. School events come first, but buildings may be used
for any worthwhile community event at a rental based
upon actual cost for utilities and maintenance. Concert
troupes are amazed at the performing-arts facilities of the
air-conditioned auditorium. Area-wide choral festivals and
instrumental clinics are held in the music education build-
ing, also air-conditioned for year round use, and in the
Inquiries already are arriving concerning convention
booking of the new air-conditioned cafeteria facilities. More
than 600 persons can be seated at a dinner in this room
and ever)' person will have an unobstructed view of the
speakers’ table. Circular design of the cafeteria makes
possible a domed ceiling with no center supports. Archi-
tectural detail, designed by W. A. Appleby, Jr., school
architect, is shown on page 5.
CAMERA FANS have approximately six days each year to
snap this side entrance view of the auditorium. For sun and
shadows to be exactly right it must be late afternoon with the
sun at the equinox, as it was on September 21 this year.
DISCUSSING BOOKING arrangements for the new cafeteria.
Mr. Roy Williams, principal, and Mr. Clifford Peterson, super-
intendent, pause beneath its exterior scaffolding to read the
latest requests for information concerning future availability.
MUSIC EDUCATION Building provides Oklahoma's finest
facilities for vocal music instruction in its west wing, and for
instrumental music in the east wing.
3UNDA SOUTHERN, computer Ub assistant. watches as Richard Cunningham feeds the G-15 his first major math
Altus Senior High mathematics department joined those
of Denver, Colo, and Oakland, Calir., this year in offering
a hands on computer program for advanced math stu-
dents. Computer-related math, however, has been a part
of the curriculum for three years. Two years ago Altus
had the national champion junior computer scientist, and
last year the third place winner.
Linda Southern won an eight weeks summer National
Science Foundation scholarship to the University of Okla-
homa in computer programming, and returned as a senior
to become Mr. Earl Newberry’s lab assistant. Mr. New-
berry, director of the computer department, sponsors the
nation's first chapter of the Future Computer Programmers
of America, founded in October of this school year.HOVERING OVER the new cafeteria, these half tone beams of laminated yellow pine exemplify advanced building techniques.
Newest addition to the highschool campus this year is
the air-conditioncd cafeteria-classroom building completed
in time for use during the second term. Throughout its
construction the new materials, in spectacular uses at-
tracted building experts and architects as well as school
Most dramatic phase of the construction period is
preserved for history with the photograph above as the
12 wooden beams, each weighing 1000 pounds, arc posi-
tioned to form an arch 21 feet in height. Wall carpeting
above mosiactileto prevent echoes is another unusual facet.
Completed, these are now walnut finished beams, giving
a dramatic contrast to the walls. Best of all an unobstructed
view is provided for programs and conferences.
5DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION students headed the United Fund drive at AHS
for the second year, raising $56.53. In photo below, Mark Briscoe, DEC A president,
and Mr. Paul Roach, sponsor, present the funds to Mrs. Kenneth Wallace at
United Fund headquarters in downtown Altus at the end of the drive.
DRESS PATTERNS can be tricky, and sophomores Emilia Lopez and Corina
Avila read directions carefully before cutting out their jumpers in Home Ec .
A EIGHBORHOOD YOUTH CORPS members Butch Neasley, left, and Lonnie
Rickey discuss the Freedom 7 Mercury Capsule as it rests in the moving van ready
for the Aerospace Symposium exhibits.
MACHINES class partners Ann DtCindio, standing, and Shirley
Marshall recheck their calculator tapes before recording results.OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION
Vocational training open to all Altus High enrollees
Each year vocational education classes are enlarged in
scope and enrollment at Altus High. Last year Shop III
classes were added, and students learned basic principles
of electrical wiring, plumbing, carpentry and design. This
year the course included more complicated construction.
Vocational agriculture students won grand championship
honors at the Oklahoma State Fair in Oklahoma City
with a farm shop exhibit, which included a welding trailer,
cattle feeder, livestock trailer and tractor lift, worth
approximately ten times their construction cost.
WIRING PROCEDURES are checked by Shop III Undent, lohn Bates, Robert Belter. Larry Robb,ns and Cecl McKmney.CENTER STUUCTl'RE in Ihe thirty-eight-acre Altus Senior High campus is the
administrative building, housing offices, academic classrooms, study hall, and library.NATURAL and SOCIAL SCIENCES
Mind, matter, and ideas blend
How can wc ever get in all the subjects we want before we grad-
uate? is a familiar wail of junior and senior students as they look
over the course choices at AHS. More and more attend summer
classes, earn up to 23 units by the end of their senior year. Basic
courses in high school make advanced and professional courses far
easier in college or technical schools, as graduate friends advise.
History, psychology', sociology, democracy all lend themselves to
independent study as well as group research. Science and mathematics
have become research tools for teenagers as well as for those working
at a doctoral level. Altus schools provide the necessary equipment
with the aid of federal programs and informed faculty members.JANICE DUNCAN, in left foreground, opposite page , Bar-
bara Smith and Tamara Marts check answers as Mrs. Kester
Lackey fills in psychology test blanks.
SLIDE RULE techniques are demonstrated by Gary Don Hardy,
left, as junior classmates. Debte Chapman, looks on in math lab.
Altus students often win top three places in slide rule contests.
MICROSCOPIC studies fascinate science-minded sophomore
biologist, Mike Farley, center below, as he observes bacterial
chain reactions. Mike is a member of an all-boy section.
ARRIVING AN HOUR EARLY each Tues-
day or Thursday was no chore for a volun-
teer class of juniors who agreed to meet at
7:30 a.m. in order to study basic computer
work. Volunteer teacher Mr. Earl Newberry,
left above, works with Linda Lees. Gary Jones.
Paul Doughty and George Ellis discuss projects.
CHEMISTRY II students Kerry Larma,
standing, and Lloyd Lowe hope to equal the
record of advanced chemistry students of last
year in earning college entrance hours. Both
plan science-based careers.
AMERICAN HISTORY students Tommy
Slane, Gayle Sellers, Bruce Creed, Brenda Wil-
son, Cherri McFarland, and Larry Green vol-
unteered for debate team duty on the Viet
Nam crisis. They spent weeks in reading and
research for the project.
Four major languages read, spoken, written at AHS
ENGLISh III is both literature and grammar. Darryl Cope, confers wttb
Mrs. Clarence Rodgers, instructor, on an assignment.
DRAWINGS and models by students in English II study of "A Tale of
Two Cities' are examined by Robert Hickerson and Ronnie Dorsey.
LIBRARY SCIENCE senior Kent Woolums stamps Carol Wallace's reading
choice. Kent s library credit will provide many job opportunities.
FORTY MODERN language students can use the AHS language lab simultaneously, working together or independently.CHAUCER MAY BE turning in his grave, but English IV students lack Fancher,
Diana Lapp and loe Mason portrayed "Canterbury Tales' characters as "What's My
AMERICA'S YOUNGEST Congressman, Hon. led lohnson, lr.. holds a press
interview for Journalism I students. In foreground are Gary Blevins and Louanna Law.
SIX WEEKS tests in Speech classes often are demonstrations. Chad Iones got an
"A" with his lightning fast explanation of how a frying chicken should be prepared.
Broadened scope of the National Defense Education Act makes possible
acquisition of additional equipment for modern language and library pur-
chases for English, for school libraries, and for geography and economics.
Title III macching funds already have been utilized for the installation of
language and mathematics laboratories and Chemistry II and physics equip-
ment usually found only in large university departments. Renewed emphasis
locally and nationally will be on language arts during the latter sixties.
13UNITED STATES SENATE Page Benny Byrd. sophomore,
finished his second semester of school at the page s academy in
the nation s capitol. Looking' over the route to Washington with
him is Mr. Dennis Nor min, director of attendance.
ART LINKLETTER BEWARE! When Sally Reagan and Lou-
anna Law, speech II seniors, presented• Washington first graders
Ran Williams. Barry Hicks. Paula Presley and Pamela Peyton
in their final KWHW school radio news program, it was a
smash hit, and drew record audiences.
MERIT COMMENDATION AWARDEES Eugena Cagle,
Joe Mason and Linda Southern are congratulated by Mr. Roy
Williams, principal. All were in the top two percent of the
nation on the National Merit Scholarship test given here.
Life has varying facets
for all students at Altus
All work and no play makes for school drop outs, but at
Altus High work sometimes is as much fun as play.
Students have opportunities to participate in “strictly for
fun” events such as TWIRP (The Woman Is Requested
to Pay) Week when boys and girls trade dating obliga-
tions. Or they may enter such laboratory assignments as
the school radio news program, publication of the school
newspaper and yearbook, appearance with vocal and instru-
mental groups, and participation in academic clubs. Great-
est challenge of all comes at national levels when students
receive awards through the Merit tests or arc chosen for
particular honors in competition with those throughout
the country. Altus High annually has its share of these.
CANDY TREAT for Steve Green is purchased by Jama Smith
as a part of the fall celebration of TWIRP week. Both are seniors.
14ALL DRESSED UP and some place to go was the lot of the high school auditorium and at programs in many areas. New
Varsity Girls Glee Club as they performed on stage at the uniforms this year were Bulldog blue cotton A-line dresses.
TWO DRUM MAJORS, Roger Pippin and
Lynda Leavitt, led "That Altus Band’.
BARE FEET only were visible to Latin Club members welcoming plebes at
their slave sale. Madeleine Harbison is auctioneer, plebe is Cathy Shupe.
Grads choose Altus junior college
Approximately seven out of every ten Altus High graduates who go to
college do a portion of their basic work at Altus Junior College. Estab-
lished in 1923, becoming a fully accredited two-year college in 1926,
thousands of graduates have gone from AJC to senior colleges and
universities throughout the nation. AJC is one of the community colleges
used as a model for other such institutions now being established in
many states. For the graduates of the Class of 1966, Altus Junior
College offers immediate opportunity to make up to nine hours in
summer day classes, or six hours in night classes, while earning addi-
tional money with a summer job.
CLASS OF 1965 grqds Sbuckie Overton, Linda Wells and Roberta Clark dis-
cuss the “Al" intramural shirts. Roberta is admissions assistant at the college.
IT COULD HAVE BEEN a corridor at
AHS, upper right but it was Freshman
Orientation Day at AJC as Lynn ‘White,
left, and Paul Lanza, right center, toured
with students from five surrounding
MRS. RAY VINYARD, registrar, dis-
cusses ACT test score interpretations with
Dean Ora Littlejohn in the deans office
right center . AJC is a testing center for
PARK-LIKE atmosphere of the new air-
conditioned college building results from
its location across from the city park. Stu-
dents spend warm weather between-class
hours studying or visiting under the trees
or by the city swimming pool.
And from our hearts we pledge thee
• So may our lives reflect and honor
—Esther Phillips Williams
Mr. Newberry has studied several summers through the
National Science Foundation. He teaches Algebra II and
senior math as well as the new computer course. He was
instrumental in securing the use of the G-15 for AHS.
He teaches one hour of regular computer programming for
high school credit, a junior college level course, and twice
weekly he instructs a 7:30 a.m. class for AHS students
who are not enrolled in a regular computer class. In addi-
tion he sponsors the alpha chapter of Future Data Pro-
cessors of America. His door is always open to students
who arc eager for knowledge and the study of math-
When a student needs information about current events,
colleges, or when the Scholastic Aptitude Test is available,
he has only to ask Mrs. Ferris, for she generally knows.
Mrs. Ferris is a regional director for public relations and
public information for the National Education Associa-
tion. She organized the first chapter of Future Journalists
of America in the nation. She was once introduced as
“the lady who docs everything for the Altus schools.”
She is public relations director for the whole city school
system and on the State Public Relations Committee of
the Oklahoma Education Association. She teaches journ-
alism at AHS and is yearbook advisor. The Bulldog staff
is especially indebted to her for the guidance she has
provided in writing the book.
1966 Bulldog honors math
and journalism instructors
AHS is a school where young men and women meet
together five days a week to prepare themselves for life
in the adult world. This process of preparation—listening,
studying, learning—appears an effortless routine carried
out everv school day. Wo sometimes fail, however, to sec
the extra work our teachers do to assure us of every educa-
tional opportunity. Two nationally known teachers at
Altus High work round the clock to improve the learning
available to all students. For their devotion to Altus High,
her students, and young people as a whole, the 1966
Bulldog is dedicated to Mrs. Weldon Ferris and Mr.
MR. EARL NEWBERRY glances over notes for lecture for a
meeting of Future Data Processors of America which he organized
first semester. Altus chapter is the first known in the nation and
is made up of students enrolled in computer math courses.
PUBLIC RELATIONS Director Mrs. Weldon Ferris is seldom
seen idle. She teaches journalism, is yearbook advisor and sponsor
of the first chapter of Future Journalists of America m the nation.
Important part of every picture is its background
Unless a photograph has the right surrounding for
the subject, it detracts from the focal point. Faculty
and administration are the background for Altus
High. They often are taken for granted; without
them the school would lose both impetus and fulfill-
ment. They put the emphasis on the student, on
what he knows, and what he must be taught. Faculty
sponsorship and activities in class and club affairs
reflect the interest of the AHS teachers in young
people that goes beyond the classroom and continues
into future years of college and young adulthood.
FRENCH summer is shared by Mrs. Dale Culver with students.
OPEN LINE with administrative offices, parents and community is part of the day for Mr. Roy Williams, Altus principal.SCHOOL BOARD
Busy men dedicate time
to further education
“Most public spirited, unselfish group in America today,”
was the way local school boards were described in a recent
book. Which seems, also, to be the consensus of Altus
school district patrons who elected each of these men by
an almost unanimous vote. They spend hundreds of hours
annually, without pay, in service of the schools. Working
in close cooperation with Supt. Clifford Peterson, they
formulate policies by which success and happiness of
approximately 6000 future citizens may depend. All are
college educated men, representing in their personal careers
retailing, banking, realty, taxation and agri-business.
JACK COLVILLE EUGENE BRYCE
Member Vice President
BOARD MEMBERS Colville. Buck, McMahan and Bryce watch as Pres. Marshall signs contract. Supt. Peterson. Mrs. Cross await document.administration
Superintendent plans decade in advance for schools
When newcomers or educational visitors view the AHS
campus for the first time, they invariably express astonish-
ment. Beauty of buildings, and spaciousness of the area
attract first attention, but purposes for which the structures
are utilized is the basis for surprise.
Although Altus school district has less than 30,000 in-
habitants, facilities offered in all 14 grades approach those
of the largest cities in variety and scope. It is not enough,
for this school system, to offer merely the necessary' sub-
jects for college entrance and basic vocational skills. Addi-
tional steps are taken to provide the cultural and recrea-
tional outlets which characterize interests of the educated
man or woman.
As superintendent of schools, Mr. Clifford Peterson sees
the whole educational vista. He often says that for Chem-
istry II, for instance,to be the successful advanced place-
ment course it should be, science, reading and arithemtic
must be taught well initially from grade one upward;
and educational planning must he ten years ahead.
for the school system, Suft. Clifford
Peterson is nationally known as an
educational leader and administrator,
and is an authority on new educa-
tional trends in the United States.
Bailey Snow supervises transporta-
tion. census, attendance, textbooks,
supplies, and subject matter groups.
MRS WALTER CROSS is both
clerk of the Altus Board of Edu-
cation. and schools’ financial sec-
retary for the entire system.Twenty years from now an employment opportunity may
depend upon the accuracy of today’s highschool records.
Ten years from now a member of the Class of 1966 may
get a major promotion as a result of work experience while
in high school, or he may have chosen a successful career
because of guidance he received. Experienced departmental
personnel at Altus High arc keenly aware of this. Attend-
ance records, test scores, special honors both in classes and
in activities, are carefully recorded. Photostats arc made
of these for college entrance, for job recommendations,
and for military service inquiries.departments
Supervision, transcripts, guidance important
Few events escape the attention of Mr. Roy Williams,
rincipal.'who knows most of the more than 750 students
y name, and is a confidante of many. Years of experience
as a principal has convinced Mr. Williams of the import-
ance of care in the administration of a high school. He
believes in honoring those who make special marks of
distinction on the athletic field, in the classroom, and in
extra-curricular activities. He believes even more strongly
that each student has something special to offer the school
and the community as a citizen.
“I’ve worked with young people too long not to know
that some get started a little later than others before they
begin to make their mark.” He’s a strong advocate of
vocational education also, and hopes to see constant addi-
tions in opportunities in these areas. Altus hopes to have
new vocational courses by next fall.
••YOUR ATTENTION please" are
familiar words during home-room
and sixth hour periods as Mr. Roy
Williams, principal, begins school-
NEIGHBORHOOD Youth Corps
Director Earl Herron, top left, con-
fers with Mrs. Nancy Collins, corps
secretary, regarding student work as-
BOTTOM LEFT, Rita Styron, guid-
ance office volunteer, secures some
test material for Mr. Adrian Rankin,
STUDENT RECORD cards have
the attention of Mr. Dennis Nor-
man, attendance director, right
above, and office secretary, Mrs. Er-
AT LEFT, modeling the coaches
version of the new Bulldog traveling
uniform are football coach Bob
Thompson, director of athletics. Bill
Sun and basketball coach Ray
Tahsuda.MRS BILL BRINKMAN. B.A.. has attended SWSC and OU. She teaches
English II classes and is a sophomore sponsor.
MISS BESSIE BROGAN. M.A in English, has attended OCU, OU.
ami Texas Women’s University She is the librarian for AHS and for
Altus Jnuior College.
MRS WELDON FERRIS. M A . attended OU. OCLA. and OSU. She
teaches journalism, sponsors the school newspaper and yearbook, and
directs the school public relations.
MRS PAUL FLIPPIN. B A attended OU. SWSC. and CU. She teaches
English IV. sponsors Pep Club and the junior class, and directs plays
and other productions.
New instructors are chosen for achievements
Recognition of the importance of education in the human-
ities has gained great impetus during the present year,
particularly with the addition of language arts under the
provisions of the National Defense Education Act’s Title
III matching funds.
MR }. C. HICKS. M.A.. attended HoldenviUc Junior College. Univer-
sity of New Hampshire. SWSC, and OU. He teaches speech and spon-
sors Forensics and Thespians
MRS. CLARENCE RODGERS. B.A.. has attended Central State College.
University of Maryland, and OU. She teaches English II and III classes
at AHS this year.
New additions to the library, room reference shelves,
additional laboratory facilities for modern language
materials for histon' and other social sciences are all a
part of the broad new program for improving facilities
for all departments.
MRS. DOROTHY WELLS. M.T . has attended OCW. SWSC. and West-
ern State in Colorado. She has taught English II classes at AHS for the
past two years.
MRS. ORA L LITTLEJOHN M.T. attended OCLA. OU. OSU. and
SWSC. As a new teacher at AHS this year, she teaches Home Economics
I and II.
MRS. B. M. SKIDMORE. M.T.. has attended Northwestern State Col-
lege. SWSC. Wichita University, and OU. She teaches English III and
IV classes at AHS.
MRS. FRANK SMART. A.B.. attended Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts.
She teaches English III classes at AHS and has helped cast all-school
MRS RICTIARD MAFERY. B.S., attended Northeast Missouri State
Teachers College She teaches Art I and II and is an Art Club sponsor
and a senior Girl Scout sponsor.
MR WILLIAM SHAFER. MS., attended OSU and East Central
State He teaches mechanical and engineenng drawing and is the audio-
visual coordinator.MRS GWENDOLYN CULVER. M.Ed., attended Ou and Universite
dc Grenoble, France. She teaches Latin and French and sponsors French
Club and Latin Club.
MRS. C. M EWING, A B. attended UCLA. OU. and Interamerican
University. Saltillo. Mexico. She teaches Spanish I and II and is a spon-
sor of the Spanish Club and the sophomore class.
Six new members of the high school faculty were intro-
duced at the opening orientation sessions. They include
Mrs. Kenneth Holt, Spanish and math; Mrs. Ray Nelson,
business; Mr. Richard Friesen, Mr. Jerrv Avres, history
and coaching; Mr. Herman Babb, physics and algebra and
Mrs. Ora Littlejohn, home economics.
NEW TEACHERS Mrs. Ora Littlejohn and Mrs. Kenneth
Holt panse, with arms filled with student assignments, for a
MR ANTON T. EDMONSON. M.Ed.. has studied at Cameron. SWSC.
and Western State College in Gunnison. Colorado. He teaches world
history at AHS.
MRS KENNETH HOLT. B.S . has attended AJC, OU. and SWSC and
teaches Algebra II and Spanish I. She is a new' teacher this year and is
a Spanish Club sponsor.
MRS. BOB ROOKER. M A . has attended OSU. OU. and La Escuela
Interamcricana, Saltillo, Mexico. She teaches Spanish II and sponsors
Spanish Club and the sophomore class.
MR JERRY AYERS. M.A . attended Adams State College in Colorado.
OSU. and SWSC. He teaches world history and is a Bulldog football
MR RICHARD D FRIESEN. M T . has attended Southwestern State Col-
lege. He teaches American history and physical education and is a football
MR. RAY TAHSUDA. B.S.. attended SWSC. Cameron. OU. and Mid-
western University. He teaches American history and is a basketball and
MR. BOB THOMPSON. B A. attended Eastern Oklahoma A A; M.
Adams State, and New Mexico University He teaches sociology and is
the head football coach.
MR. ROBERT W’ENK. B S. has attended the University of New Mexi-
co. He teaches American history and civics and coaches football, wrest-
ling, and track.MR. HERMAN R. BABB. B.S. in math, attended Murray State Junior
College. OSU and SWSC. He teaches physics. Algebra I and II, and
MR CORTIS S. MARTIN. B A . attended SWSC, OU. OSU. and Mid-
shipmen's School at Notre Dame University. This year he teaches mathe-
matics at AHS.
MR EARL NEWBERRY. M.Ed. and M.N.S.. attended Central State.
OSU. OU. Colorado Western State, and University of Santa Clara. He
teaches mathematics and has been a NSF participant.
MR DENNIS NORMAN. MS. has attended SWSC. OU. and OSU
He teaches plane geometry, is a Key Club advisor, and is the attendance
director for AHS.
Skilled Altus educators have national reputations
Mr. Roy Williams, principal, once told the faculty mem-
bers, “Ever f good teacher thinks his subject is the most
important one in the curriculum, and teaches as if it
were.” Each Altus teacher is a specialist in his field.
Students may choose to specialize, also, as they earn
the 18 units necessary for graduation. Some major in
sciences, mathematics; others choose business, vocations,
retailing, the language or fine arts.
MR BUEI. GARVIN. M.Ed . attended Holdenville Junior College, teaches
biology and is a Biology Club sponsor and a Key Club advisor. He was
Jackson County Teacher of the Year in 1965.
MR DON JONES. BSE. attended Oklahoma Christian College. SWSC
OSU, OU. and Central State. He teaches biology and is a junior class
sponsor and Biology Club sponsor.
MRS. R. J. LOCKHART. M.Ed.. has attended Texas University, Arizon?
University, Carnegie, OU, and SWSC. She teaches chemistry and spon-
sors the senior dass and JETS Club.
MR R. J. LOCKHART. M.T.. attended OU. New Mexico Military In-
stitute, and SWSC. He teaches chemistry and sodal studies and is a
JETS Club sponsor.
MISS GLADE CLEMONS. M B A., attended Central State College. West
Texas State, and OU and teaches typing, bookkeeping, college short-
hand. and accounting.
MRS. RAY NELSON, B.S.. attended Murray State, East Central State,
Central State, Southeastern State, and OSU. She teaches typing and
MRS. N. H. WILLIAMS, B.S., has attended Cameron Junior College
and Central State. She teaches business English, shorthand. Typing II,
and business math.
MR NICKY WOLFE, M.A., attended collcec at OU and SWSC. He
teaches bockkeeping and geography and is tnc coach for the eirls bas-
ketball team.MR ROBERT K1LLEBREW. M.S.. teaches industrial arts and carpen-
try, has attended Central State College and SWSC, and is a sponsor of
the junior ebss.
MR KENT METCALF. BS. attended OSU and teaches vocational
agriculture I, II. III. and IV. He also is the Future Farmers of America
advisor at AHS.
MR. PAUL ROACH. B B A AND B.S.E.. attended New Mexico State
University. OU. and OSU. He teaches distributive education and general
business and sponsors DECA.
MRS JOHN ELLIOTT. B.S.. attended Oklahoma State University and
Oklahoma Baptist University. Mrs Elliott teaches girls’ physical educa-
MR. DON K LEAVITT. MX. attended OU. SWSC. and Northern
Oklahoma Junior College. He is the AHS band director and teaches
MR NICK MOODY. B.S., has attended Oklahoma State University. He
has been the assistant band director of AHS band for three years.
MR. JAMES ROGERS. B.S.. holds a bachelor's degree from Southwestern
State College. Mr Rogers is the assistant band director for the AHS
MRS A W. EDWARDS. B.A . has attended AJC, OCU. SWSC. Central
State College, and Colorado University. She directs choirs, vocal en-
sembles. and glee clubs.
DISCUSSING the new
are State Director. Dr.
William Hull of OSU.
with Mr. Kent Metcalf,
agriculture and Mr. Paul
Roach, distributive edu-
MR. BILL STARR. M. A.,
has attended SWSC and
OU. He teaches driver’s
training and is the athletic
director for Altus High.
MR ART YOUNG. M.Ed.
has attended AJC, OBU.
and OU. He teaches driver’s
education and is the coach
for the AHS golf team.HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH teachers Mrs. B. M. Sk,timore.
Mrs. Paul Flip pm, foreground, and Mrs. Dorothy Wells, back
center, listen attentively at system-wide departmental conference.
I. D. LABEIS are worn by all participants in the dinner-work
shop meeting for new faculty members, including Mr. Clifford
Peterson, superintendent, and Mrs. Peterson.
Students find friendship, guidance in many areas
Memories of school often include facets of school life in
addition to those involving classroom, faculty and fellow
classmates. School staff members play an important part
in the life of each student.
Guidance Counselor Adrian Rankin usually is the first
to talk with new students, but Mrs. Ersa Kikcr, school
secretary, probably is the first to greet a new arrival.
Custodians can make the difference in a well-kept build-
ing, with work-ready rooms and laboratories, or one that
is in confusion. Transportation, and the method used in
bringing students from the 100-square mile Altus district,
is vital to those who require it. Well prepared food can
mean the difference bewtecn classroom accomplishment
and below par physique. Student employment opportuni-
ties make possible continued education for many. All add
up to meaningful requirements for each staff member.
MRS ERSA KIKER is a graduate of Groves-Barnhart Business College in Madison. Wisconsin. She has
been the secretary for Altus High School for two years.
MR ADRIAN RANKIN. M.A.. attended Central State. Phillips University. OSU, and Northwestern
State and is the guidance counselor for AHS. He teaches government at AJC.
MRS. LEONA LACKEY. M.Ed.. attended Texas Women’s University, West Texas State. University
of Hawaii. OU. and SWSC. She teaches English, psychology, and sociology.
MR EARL HERRON. B.S., has attended Central State College in Edmond, Oklahoma. He is the
new co-ordinator of the Neighborhood Youth Corps in Altus.
MRS. GERALD COLLINS. B.S., attended Holyoke Junior College and American International College.
She taught business and is now the secretary of NYC.SCHOOL STAFF
Maintenance, food, bus services important
AHS employs a special staff in addition to administrators and faculty. How-
ever, some high school teachers as well as high school and junior college
students arc employed as bus drivers to transport students to and from rural
areas and Altus Air Force Base. Five experienced cooks begin preparation
of nutritional meals early each morning. Concession stand staff in the gym
also sells food during the lunch hour. Appearance of AHS buildings and
grounds is maintained by a custodial staff which works both day and night
shifts. These people are a part of the school and help to make AHS a
high school with top accrediting in all fields in Oklahoma education.
CONCESSION STAND assistants arc Jess Karr.
Jerry Moran, Mrs. C. O. Thurman, Mary Mcdlock.
and Ronnie Hughes, not pictured. Sandwiches, can-
dy, and soft drinks arc sold in the gym each day.
BUS DRIVERS are Bill Hoyt, Leo Parret. Rodney
Tidwell. Richard Davis. Craig Spraggins. Lynn Pru-
itt. Jim Duncan. Mr. Robert KiUcbrcw. and Mr.
Alfred Tidwell. Mr. Bailey Snow oversees busses.
FOOD STAFF consists of Mrs. Glen Bell. Mrs. Amos
Levcrett, Mrs. Harding R. Hensley. Mrs. Eulan C.
Carter, and Mrs Clyde Yates. AHS cooks pee
pare a well-balanced diet for about 475 students.
AHS CUSTODIANS are
Mr. Jess Dodson. Mr. J.
W. Head. Mr. L. L.
B u r g a n. Mr. Gilmer
Hull. Mr. Ed Cupp, Mr.
Alfred Tidwell, mainten-
ance supervisor, and Mr.
Joe Black. Their job is
to keep the campus and
buildings ready for use.“THIS has to be it” Patricia Eley tells home ec partner, Jane Walker. ENGINEERING drawing attracts Wayne McEndree
COMPUTER Club members hear Joe
Mason read a research paper.
TERRAZO FLOOR reflects late evening as homeward bound and homework-laden
students call their "See-you-tomorrows ” and began trek to all areas of district.CLASSES
When today’s parents hear the word “school" they
probably think of stark walls, blackboards, and pen-
manship. When AHS parents of tomorrow hear the
word “school” their reflections are likely to be of
computers and language labs, field trips and re-
search, motion pictures of classics and electronic
projections. Modern methods make learning more
enjoyable and easier. Desire to learn is reflected in
student attitudes. Most AHS graduates earn two to
five extra credits, then go on to college, often with
advanced standing and academic scholarship stipends.
RODNEY STOUT hears language lab playback in Spanish.
CHALK BOARD demonstration is given by Gary Higgs in modern math laboratory.
SAM ABOL'SSIE, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam E. Aboussic, attended
Oklahoma Military Academy in 1963-64. He is a member of Future
Journalists and Biology' Club. He was a member of the cast of "The
Mouse That Roared" in his junior year. Sam plans to attend college, but
as yet he has not chosen a definite one
JACQUE ADUDDELL. the daughter of Mrs. Lois Aduddell, was bom
on June 6, 1948, in Altus, Oklahoma. She is presently residing at 820
Asa Lee and has attended Altus High School for three years. Jacque has
not made any definite plans for the futurt after graduation. She is a
members of "That Altus Band" marching and concert units.
LUCY AGUERO, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesus Aguero. lives here
in Altus. Her address is R.R. 1. She was bom in Knox City, Texas,
on Nov. 13. 1946. She has attended Altus schools since she was in the
eighth grade. She participated in the Girls' Glee Club. Physical Educa-
tion. was in NYC. FjA. and Collar Staff. Her favorite hobby is dancing.
LUPE AGUERO. son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesus Aguero. was bom Jahuary 11,
1948. in Knox City, Texas He has participated in Physical Education
one year. He has attended Altus schools since he was in tne eighth grade.
One of his favorite hobbies is playing billiards. His plans for the future
Art students sketch fair
entries in livestock barn
Senior year is one of decisions, reflections, regrets, elation,
achievement, and, at times, a"crazv mixed-up feeling of
utter frustration!11 Despite the conflicting emotions involved,
it is the year most fondly remembered bv most graduates.
DANA KAY ALEXANDER, the daughter of Mrs. Mary E. Alexander,
was bom in Oklahoma City on July 14. 1948 She has attended Altus
schools all her life. She has been in Pep Club two years. Biology Club,
Physical Education, and Distributive Education one year. After gradu-
ation she plans to go to Altus Junior College.
MICHAEL AVEY. the son of Mr. and Mrs. Newton O. Avcy of Okla-
homa Gty. came to Altus in his freshman year. He has been an active
member of "That Altus Band" all through high school. For two years
he has played drums with the Downbeats, the AHS stage band. Mike
plans to major in some field of science.
With all its demands, the culmination of twelve years
work is an accomplishment. In the section which accom-
panies this introduction may be found the individual record
of the Class of 1966, and their present plans for the future.
TOMMY BAKER, who is the son of Mrs. Vada Baker, was bom on
July 1. 1948.' in Altus, Oklahoma. During his sophomore year at Altus
High Tommy was active in Physical Education. Following his graduation
Tommy plans to attend college; however, he has not as yet chosen a
university or major.
ANNA MARIE BARKER, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Barker, studied at Altus High in her sophomore year. Then she left
Altus and returned to graduate from AHS this year. As a sophomore she
was active in Physical Education. She was also on the Honor Roll and
in the Top Ten Per Cent of the class that year. Anna’s plans for the
future are not as yet determined.
32KAREN ANN BARRACLOUGH was born on July 16, 1948 in Sabas-
tapol, California. At the present time, Karen is residing with her guardian,
Mrs. Rebecca Brown. Karen has been active in Distributive Education
and the Junior-Senior Banquet. She has not yet decided upon any defi-
nite plans for her future.
JOHN BATES is the son of Mr and Mrs. J. A. Bates. John is presi-
dent of the Altus chapter of the Future Farmers of America; as a junior he
was FFA secretary. He has taken industrial arts courses for three years.
He was in the Junior-Senior Banquet. After graduation John plans to
attend Altus Junior College.
ROBERT BELTER, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Belter, was born on
April 27, 1948. in Altus. He has attended Altus schools all his life. He
has studied industrial arts three years and i a member of FFA. In his
spare time Robert works at the dastle Welding Shop. Robert’s plans, for
the moment, are undecided. He is an outstanding pianist.
LARRY BENNETT is the son of Mr and Mrs. Tom A. Bennett. He
was born in Seattle. Washington At Altus High Larry has been active
in Distributive Education and the Neighborhood Youth Corps. He works
at the State Theater. Larry’s hobby is drawing and painting. His plans
for the future arc undecided.
LYNDA BESETT. the daughter of Major and Mrs. Bob Besett, was
born in Amanllo. Texas, on October 31. 1948. She came to Altus during
her eighth grade year. She has been active in Pep Club three years and
was a biology lab assistant one year. Lynda plans to attend Oklahoma
State University majoring in design.
JOHN BF.ZY. son of Mr and Mrs. Henry Bezv. attended schools in
Germany and France before coming to Altus. He has been a band
member 3 years, in JETS I year, in Biology Club 1 year, and on the
Honor Roll 3 years. John plans to major in laboratory technology at the
Houston College of Medical Technology in Texas.
ART I was added to the curriculum offering in 1964 and
proved so popular Art II was added this year. Many
students plan art majors at college or art vocations.
SKETCHING may be done in many environments as Sherry
Curtis and Sheryl Runividge discovered when assigned the
county fair livestock barn as site of their art home work.
33PHYSICS has meaning for students when used to measure
familiar surroundings, as Ronald Conger and foe Mason demon-
strate by measuring the second floor corridor.
BRUCE WAYNE BIRTCIEL is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Birtciel.
He was born in Eureka. Kansas, and now lives at Altus AFB. He has
attended AHS three years. He was a band member one year and in
Physical Education one year. One of Bruce's hobbies is firearms. His plans
for after graduation are indefinite.
GARY BLEVINS is the son of Carl Blevins. He has been active in FFA
for three years, each year winning awards for his reserve champion lambs
at various fairs. His hobbies arc fishing, hunting, and cars. Gary is
planning to attend Cameron or Southwestern State College but is unde-
cided as to his major.
Physics, Chemistry popular choices in twelfth year
Some seniors, who have attended Altus schools all twelve
years, will have had science every' year of that time.
Importance of this subject area prompts many seniors to
choose Dhysics, Chemistry II, or both during the final
year before college. As a result, each year Altus graduates
arc able to obtain advanced standing in science upon suc-
cessful completion of entrance examinations, followed by
special achievement exams. Altus Junior college offers an
opportunity to continue in botany, zoology and chemistry.
These are prerequisites for medicine and pharmacy courses.
VIRGINIA BONDS, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Bonds, was
born in Altus. She has attended Altus schools all her life. Virginia has
been active in Pep Club and basketball for two years. She nas been
enrolled in home economics classes for two years. Her plans for the
future arc indefinite.
MARLISE BOWERS, daughter of Lt. Col. and Mrs. E. S. Bcsclcr
born in Philadelphia. Penn., on June 5. 1948. She has resided at 22
Gum while attending AHS. She has been active in Latin Club 1 y
Biology Club 1 year, and basketball 3 years. Marlisc plans to attend
University of Arizona.
MARK BRISCOE, son of Mr. and Mrs. James L. Briscoe, has been a
Collar editor and FJA member. He is president of the Distributive Edu-
cation Club. As a junior he was DECA parliamentarian. Mark plans to
to attend Southwestern State College and major in business management.
CAROL BROADWELL. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Broadwell.
was born in Anderson. South Carolina. She has been a member of the
CoUar staff. She was active in Physical Education for two years. One of
her hobbies is record collecting. Carol plans to be a cosmetologist.
34JAMES KEN BRUNHUBER is the son of Mr and Mrs A. J. Bmnhuber.
He was bom in Hobart, Oklahoma. He has been on the Collar staff and
in Physical Education one year each His hobbies are cars, hunting,
and fishing. He plans to attend Okmulgee State Technological School to
major in auto mechanics.
DOUG BUCK, son of Mrs William M. Buck, was born August 13.
1948. in Lakeland. Florida. Doug selects skiing, cars, and swimming as
his hobbies. Doug has participated in French Club for one year. Physical
Education for one year; and he played football one year. Doug s plans
for the future arc indefinite.
LARRY CALKINS, son of Mr and Mrs L. M Calkins, has been active
in Key Club 2. Latin Club 1. football 3. track 2. wrestling 2. Jr. Play.
Jr.-Sr. Banquet. He was a Boys Stater and vice president of his sopho-
more class. Larry plans to attend Central State College at Edmond and
major in Physical Education.
MACKEY CARDER, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Carder, has been Future
Farmers reporter and treasurer and an award winner. He played baseball
for three years, and was a member of the Junior Play cast. Mackey plans
to ?ttend Cameron College and major in animal husbandry.
EUGENA CAGLE, daughter of the C. E. Cagles, was editor of Bulldog
‘66. president of Okla. FJA. first vice pres, of OIPA, Spanish Club vice
pres.. Merit Commendation winner, rated 1 in vocal contests, first place
in Spanish I and 11 at SWIM. Active in Pep Club, NFL, Thespians, she
plans a voice major at OU.
PEGGY CALE, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard E. Calc, was bom in
Joplin. Missouri. She has been active in Pep Club 1 year. Spanish Club
2 years, and FJA 1 year. She has also been in the Top Ten Per Cent and
the Junior-Senior Banquet program. After graduating she will probably
attend OU and major in business.
NANCY CARDER, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Carder,
was bom in Mangum, Oklahoma, and has attended school there. She
has been active in Pep Club for 3 years, Spanish Club 1 year, and bas-
ketball 3 years. After graduation, Nancy plans to attend Oklahoma Uni-
versity or Oklahoma State University.
JIMMY CASTER, son of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Caster, championship
Bulldog quarterback, was in Key Club. Spanish Club, football, basketball,
baseball, Jr.-Sr. Banquet. He was voted as having the best appearance
his sophomore and junior years, and he was on the Honor Roll. Jimmy
plans to attend OSU and major in business.
CHOSEN PARENTS of the Class
of 1966, the Wash Howards and
Wayne Winsetls have learned to
know almost ail members. They at-
tend class events, help support activi-
ties throughout the school year.STUFFING Collars arc Dutch Ncasley and Gary Cummins.
JACK I CAUSEY, daughter of S Sgt. and Mrs. E. L. Causey, moved to
Altus from France, and has been active in Pep Club, and French Club.
She did art work for the all-school production and Jr.-Sr. Banquet in her
junior year. Jacki rated in the Top Ten Per Cent for two years. She has
not as yet decided upon a college, but she plans to study art.
VINCENT CHABOT. son of Mr. and Mrs Henry Chabot, born in
Furstenfeldbauck. Germany, on September 28. 1947. He has been active
in football for 1 year, track 1 year, and Physical Education 2 years. He
was in the Junior-Senior Banquet in 1965. Vincent plans to study at the
University of Munich in Germany.
‘Roto’ supplements added
to Collar before delivery
Altus Collar was selected one of the student newspapers
to receive the national high school rotogravure supplement
“ROTO” five years ago. When the Collar arrives from
the printers it requires full cooperation of all “J-studcnts”
to get the supplement stuffed, and the paper ready for
delivery before last hour. Fresh from the press, the ink
sometimes rubs off and and students dress as informally
as possible for the occasion. Journalism, in student life
as in the profession itself, has many facets. From the
formal dress required for covering important banquets to
western wear at a student rodeo, reporters and photo-
graphers must learn to adjust to each new situation with
case. Returning alumni often recall these memories most
vividly from their own high school days as Collar staffmen.
PHYLLIS CHENAULT. daughter of the Delbert Chenaults, has been
active in Band. Pep Club. Glee Club, Spanish Club, and Jr.-Sr. Banquet.
She was a twirler. Band Queen, Key Club Queen Attendant, and sopho-
more Most Popular. She plans to attend Southwestern and major in elem-
JAMES CLINE, son of Mr. and Mrs. James P. Cline, was bom in
Neodasha, Kansas, on December 26. 1947. He has attended schools in
Kansas, Enid, Olustec, Blair, and Lawton. He has been active in track
1 year. His hobbies include automobiles. After graduation, he plans to
DONNA SUE COLLIER, the daughter of Mr. Cloyce Collier, has at-
tended Altus schools throughout her educational life. She has taken two
years of home economics classes. Donna's principal hobby is dancing.
After graduating she plans to attend a beauty college and become a
RONALD CONGER, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Conger, came to
Altus from Savannah, Ga. He was an issue editor of the first 1965-66
Collar, a member of computer programming club and FJA. After gradu-
ation Ronald plans to go into the armed services and then on to OSU to
major in electrical engineering.
36Fourth year English, or one of its equivalents, is required
for graduation from all Oklahoma schools. At AHS seven
sections of English IV are taught by Mrs. B. M. Skidmore
and Mrs. Paul Flippin. Five sections of Speech I and II
are taught by Mr. J. C. Hicks, and Mrs. Weldon Ferris
teaches two sections of journalism.
BILL COOK is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Cook. He has been
active in football 3 years, baseball 1 year, golf 1 year, and wrestling I
year. Bill was in the Junior-Senior Banquet program and a Collar editor.
His hobbies arc sports, cars, and broadjumping. He plans to attend college
but has not chosen the school or a major.
CHERYL COREY, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence H. Corey, has
attended Altus schools all her life. Cheryl has been active in Soph. Glee
Club. Pep Club 3. Spanish Club 2, Biology Club 1, Thespians 2, Foren-
sic League 1; and she was biology asst. 1. She was on the Honor Roll
and in Top Ten Per Cent three years.
CHARLES CORONA, the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Corona, resides
at 384 South Ash. He was bom on July 15, 1948. in Ardmore. Charles
had attended schools in Lincoln. Nebraska, and Jacksonville, Arkansas, be-
fore coming to Altus High School. His hobbies include sports. Charles
plans to attend AJC.
FRED CREED, the son of Mr and Mrs. Buddie Creed, has attended
Altus schools for twelve years. He participated in golf, the Junior Play,
and the Junior-Senior Banauct. His hobbies are swimming and hunting.
Freddie plans to attend OSU but has not chosen a major.
RICHARD CUNNINGHAM is the son of Mr and Mrs. Cecil R. Cun-
ningham. He was bom in Frederick. Okla. He has been in Spanish Club
I. Biology Club. Computer Club, basketball 3. and track 1. He has been
on the Honor Roll each year. Richard plans to attend Oklahoma State
and major in engineering.
SHERRY CURTIS, daughter of Mr and Mrs Fred Curtis, has been in
the band 3 years, Downbeats Stage Band 3 years, Spanish Club 2 years.
Glee Club 2 years. Varsity Choir 1 year, and was in Senior Trio. She was
in Top Ten Per Cent her junior year. After graduation Sherry plans to
attend Altus Junior College.
DOUG CULP, who is the son of Mr and Mrs. A. A. Clup, was bom
on August 6, 1948. He has been active in Band three years. Biology Club
one year, and FFA three years. After graduation Doug plans to attend
Southwestern State College and major in agriculture.
GARY CUMMINS, who is the son of Mrs Juanita Cummins, was born
March 9, 1948. in Hollis. Oklahoma. He has been active in Collar 1
year, football 3 years, wrestling 2 years, track 3 years, Key Club 1 year,
Jr.-Sr. Banquet, Junior Play. Gary plans to attend Southwestern State
BOB DARWIN, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Darwin, has been active
in Key Club 1. Latin Club 2. football 3. basketball 2, baseball 1. track
1. wrestling 1. He was voted ‘Best All Around ” junior boy and presi-
dent of his sophomore and junior classes. Bobby plans to attenef a uni-
DIANA KAY DF.UTCH, the daughter of Mr and Mrs. Harry Dcutch.
was born in Mcxia, Texas, on February 20. 1948. She has attended Altus
Public. Schools for twelve years. She has been active in Girls’ Glee Qub
3 years, Pep Club 3, and Spanish Club 2. Kay plans to attend Texas
University at Austin.
37LYNN DiBARTOLO, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Santo DiBartolo, has
been in Honor Society 1 year. Thespians 1 year, French Club 2 years, and
a chemistry assistant 1 year. She was vice pres, of the Student Council
and in the High School Hall of Fame in Nicevillc, Florida. Lynn, an FJA
ember, and Collar editor, plans to major in journalism at AJC and
ANN DiCINDIO, daughter of the A. J. DiCindios has eanler attended
schools in Germany and California. She participated in Pep Club 2 years.
Spanish Club 2 years, and Biology Club 1 year. Ann was on the Honor
Roll for 2 years and Top Ten Per Cent for 1 year. After graduation she
plans to attend OSU and study business.
DONALD DUKE, the son of Mr and Mrs. Jesse S. Duke, was born in
Altus Oklahoma, on June 29, 1946. Donald has attended schools in the
Altus system all his life, and. he has been active in the nationwide Physi-
cal Fitness Program. Donald's plans for the future arc indefinite.
JANICE DUNCAN, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Duncan, has
been active in Spanish Club for one year and basketball for three years.
Janice's hobby is reading. Janice plans to attend Altus Junior College.
She has not yet decided upon a major, but it probably will lead to a
degree in education.
JAMES DICKSON, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Dickson, was born in
Shattuck. Oklahoma, on July 12, 1948. He attended Wilson Ward and
Northeast Junior High before AHS James has been active in Band 3
years. Stage band 1. Pep band I. Spanish Club 2. and Biology Club 1.
He plans to study education at OSU.
JANE DOAK. is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. D. Wesley Doak. Jane
has been active in Pep Club for three years and has been in Spanish
Club two years. Jane has pbyed basketball for three years and was in
speech contest plays. After her graduation from Altus Fhgh School, she is
planning to attend OCU to major in liberal arts.
GEORGE DUNEGAN. son of Mrs Naomi Choate, was born in Altus
on April 1, 1948. He has attended Altus public schools for twelve years.
He has participated in Key Club, Spanish Club, football, and baseball.
After his graduation from Altus High School, he pbns to continue his
education at Okbhoma State University.
BRENDA DUVALL, the ebughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Duvall, par-
ticipated in French Club. Biology Club, Computer Club, Physical Educa-
tion. and the NYC. She has been on the Honor Roll for two years. Brenda
enjoys swimming. Her pbns for the future include attending Southwestern
State College majoring in math.
JUANITA EVERETT, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Everett, was
bom in Minneapolis. Minnesota. Juanita has been an active member of
the French Club 2 years. She was a member of FJA, Colbr Staff, NYC
sec y, Art, and Library Science Club. Her hobbies arc writing, drawing,
and politics. Juanita pbns to attend AJC.
PATRICIA ELEY. is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Elliot. She
has been active in band for 3 years, in Spanish Club for 2 years and Girls’
Glee Club for 2 years. She was president of Glee Club and Pep Club. She
was in the Junior Pby and banquet program. She pbns to attend Okb-
homa State University.
JACK CARROLL FANCHER, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Fanchcr, has
attended Altus Schools exclusively. His school activities were Band 3,
Boys’ Glee Club 3. Boys’ quartet 3, Varsity Choir 3, French Club 1,
Biology Club 3, and Collar Staff 1. He attended All-State Choir and was
Biology Club vice president. He pbns to attend OU.
LYNN FAULKNER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Faulkner, has par-
ticipated in Sophomore Glee Club. Varsity Choir 2, Mixed Chorus 1, and
the Junior Vocal Ensemble. Lynn has been active in Pep Club for three
years and Spanish Club for two years. Lynn’s hobby is swimming. Lynn
pbns to be a fashion model.SENIORS
Paris custom fashions get
home economics assist
New zig-zag sewing machines, purchased this year for
home economics students provide added incentives in
planning custom-finished details to garments. Half of
the machines, however, are standard models where attach-
ments must be added for use. This enables students to
learn to use whatever machine they may have at home,
or in homes of their own in the future. Similar planning
has been done for kitchen equipment. As a result, both
kitchens and clothing areas are laboratories where many
methods may be tried and tested.
NEW SEWING machine is tried by Sherry Owens; senior.
CATHY FISHER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Fisher, was born
in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on January 14. 1948. She has been active
in Pep Club, Physical Education, and Distributive Education. Cathy was
employed at Park Lane Drug part time. She plans to continue her educa-
tion at Hill Business School.
DIANE FLEMING, daughter of Mr and Mrs. J. D. Fleming, was born
in Anchorage. Alaska. During her high school years, she has been active
in Glee Club two years. Pep Club three years, French Club two years.
Art Club one year, and Spanish Club one year. Diane has not made defi-
nite plans for tne future.
BEVERLY FORRESTER, is the daughter of Mr and Mrs. William For-
rester. Jr. She was active in Sophomore Glee Club 1, Varsity Glee Club
1, Pep Club 2. Spanish Club I. She was also in the Junior play and the
Junior-Senior Banquet. Beverly plans to attend the University of Okla-
homa but has not as yet decided on a major.
MARILYN FORST, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Forst, studied by
intercom most of her junior year because she was forced to stay at home
with a back ailment. She has attended Altus schools all her life. She
has been active in Girls' Glee Club and the Pep Club. Her favorite hobby
is sewing. She is planning to attend AJC.
JERRY FOSTER, son of Mr and Mrs. James Foster, has been a member
of Kev Club one year, Spanish Club one year, wrestling one year, PE one
vear. and in the cast of the Junior Play and Jr.-Sr. Banquet program. His
hobbies arc water skiing and golf. After graduation, he plans to attend
Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.
SCOTT FREDERICK, son of Lt Col. and Mrs. J. A. Frederick, was born
March 15. 1948. in Munich. Germany. He has been acmx in football
2. basketball I. baseball 3. PE 1. Jr.-Sr. Banquet. Jr. Play. Biology Chib,
Spanish Club 2. and FJA. He plans to attend Wooster College in Ohio
where he will major in education.
EDDIE GARVIN, the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Garvin, has been an
active member of Boys' Glee Club three years. Varsity Choir three years,
Mixed Chorus three years. Boys’ Quartet, football one year, and base-
ball one year. Eddie plans to attend Southwestern State College but has
not decided upon his major.
GREG GATES, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Gates, was bom February 7,
1948. in Rapid City. South Dakota. He has participated in Latin Club
two years. Biology Club, and Physical Education. His hobby is water
skiing. He hopes to continue his education at UCLA where he will
major in electrical engineering.BRUCE GILBERT, ion of the Charlie R Gilberts, came to Altus from
Niceville High School in Niccville, Florida. He was a member of the
track team for two years, biology one year, and in Physical Education two
years. Bruce is planning to attend the University of Georgia, but he has
not decided on his major.
JANE GOODWIN is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Goodwin.
She was active in Band 3. and was in the Top Ten Per Cent. Her hobbies
include sewing, cooking, swimming, and riding. Jane plans to attend
Southeastern State College for a major in medical technology.
BOBBY GLEN GORDON, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Gordon, was
born in Marlow. Oklahoma on July 12, 1947. While at Altus High
School, he was active in Distributive Education two years. Bobby plans to
attend Okmulgee Tech to major in electrical repairing after graduation.
MICHAEL GORDON, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Gordon, was bom
in Elk City. Oklahoma, on May 15. 1948. Mike has attended Altus High
School for three years and has been active in the Physical Fitness Program.
Michael has made no definite plans for his future after graduation.
Class officers assume multiple responsibilities, duties
RONNIE GRAHAM is the son of Mrs. Lcla Graham. He was bom on
Aumm 13, 1947, in Altus. He was on the football team when he was a
sophomore, and has been active in DECA for two years. He has worked
part-time at United Supermarket He expeas to attend college, but he
hasn't decided on a specific one.
RICKEY GREEN, the son of Mrs. Jo Ann Green, was bom on January
17, 1948. in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He has attended Altus schools all
his life and has worked at Altus Motors Ford. He has participated in DE
for two years. He plans to attend Oklahoma State University to major
in business and accounting.
FILLING senior class offices are Ronnie McKeaigg, president;
Ann Winsett, secretary; and Jimmy Hines, vice president. Ron-
nie and Jim were 1965 Boys' Staters, and Ann attended Girls'
State at Chickasha, Okla. At right, they survey construction of
the new cafeteria-classroom building completed second term.
What makes some persons willing to go that extra bit
of the way to do more than is expected or them? Psycholo-
gists haven’t found an answer for why they do it, but
class members instinctively know that these are the kind
of persons who should be class officers. Senior officers
provide leadership, also, for the high school student body
as a whole, and in conference groups with other classes.STEVE GREEN, son of Mr and Mrs Joe Green, was born in Dcs
Moines. Iowa, on March 20. 1948. He has been a member of “That Altus
Band" for 3 years. He was also a member of the Pep Band. He partici-
pated in the Jr. and Sr. Banquet and was in assembly programs a member
of FJA his senior year. He plans to attend Oklahoma State.
LINDA JO HAMMETT, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Joe Hammett, was
born in Altus on December 30. 1947. She has been active in Pep Club
for three years, in Biology Club one year, Physical Education one year,
and on the Honor Roll two years. Her favorite hobby is reading. After
graduation she is planning to attend AJC.
JEAN HENDERSON, daughter of CM Sgt and Mrs W. R Henderson,
has attended Altus schools since the third grade. Her activities include
Spanish Club 2. Soph Glee Club 1. Pep Club 2. FJA 1. and Collar Staff
1. She was on the Honor Roll and in the Top Ten Per Cent. Jean
plans td attend OSU to major in psychology or sociology
TOM HENDERSON is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bryce R. Henderson. He
has been active in Key Club 2. Latin Club 2, Biology Club 1, football
2. track I. Bulldog staff 1. and wrestling 1. He was also in the Junior
play, the Jr.-Sr. Banquet and was a Bovs’ Stater. Tom plans to attend
OSU and major in mathematics.
JANICE HATTON, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M Hatton, has
lived in Altus all her life. Among her activities were Sophomore Glee
Club I, Girls Glee Club 2, Pep Club 2. and Biology Club 1. She was
voted the girl with the "Best Appearance” her Soph. year. She plans to
attend Southwestern State College.
FNDA HAYNIE. the daughter of Mr and Mrs. H. B Hayme. was
1965 Girls' Surer. She has been active in Physical Education French
ib. Pen Club, and assembly programs. She has been in the Top Ten
Cent for all her years in high school. She enioys playing the piano.
CAROLYN HENRY, daughter of Mr and Mrs B C. Henry, was born
in Waco Texas, on November 12. 1948. She has been active for one
year in Sophomore Glee Club. Varsity Choir, and Biology Club, two years
in Spanish Club, and three years in Pep Club. She is planning to attend
Oklahoma Sutc University tp major in business.
BOBBY HENRY, son of Mr and Mrs. William Henry, was born Sep-
tember 30. 1947. in Altus. Oklahoma Bobby was a member of the Cen-
tral Band while attending junior high. While attending a DEC A Con-
ference in Ok la. City, he received a superior rating in business vocabu-
lary. His plans after graduation are indefinite.
HANGING among pictures of
Henry VIII and Anne of Cleeves
in Mrs. Paul Flipping English
IV room is the newspaper picture
series covering AHS's football de-
feat of Clinton. Tom Henderson
tells Jane Doak, "That's me there.
•GILDA HERNANDEZ, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luis G. Hernandez,
was bom on April 22. 1947, in Marja. Texas. She is presently residing
at 1400 Ash in Altus, and has attended Altus schools all her life. She
has been active in Pep Club. After graduating she plans to attend Altus
Junior College here in Altus.
JOHN HERNANDEZ, the son of A. S. Hernandez, was bom in Danna,
Texas, on August 28. 1948. He resides at 509 S. Nava joe. John has been
in Spanish Club for two years, has worked in the concession stand in the
gym during the lunch hour, and has been on the Honor Roll and in the
Top Ten Per Cent. He plans to be an artist, and is an Art Club member.
LLOYD HESTAND, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Cody Hestand, was born in
Perryton, Texas, on August 30, 1948. He is presently residing at 313
North Julian, and has attended Altus High School for three years. He
has been active in Physical Education for one year. Lloyd's plans for the
future are still indefinite.
JIMMY HILLARD, the son of Mrs. Dorothy Hillard, was bom on May
17, 1947, in Nocona, Texas. He has been active in Physical Education
for one year, and in DECA for two years, one of which he was the vice
president. He is planning to attend Altus Junior College where he will
be studying for a major in business.
Students plan careers after
More than 50 subject choices offered at Altus High make
it possible for seniors to take subjects in which they' have
an interest and by class study discover if this is the career
for them. Those who find special interests arc able to
continue in college or technological schools.
For those unable to make definite plans for the future
Altus High graduation
while in high school, Altus Junior College offers a basic
two years of college which includes almost all the required
beginning subjects for a number of degrees. For those
with minds already made up AJC has special curriculum
offerings. Three out of every four take some work at AJC.
TROY WAYNE HILLARD, the son of Mrs. Dorothy Hillard, was born
in Nocona. Texas, on June 24. 1948. He is active in Distnbutive Educa-
tion retail sales. He has attended Altus High School for three years
during which he has been a member of DECA. He is planning to attend
a technological school after graduation.
CHRISTY HILLEMEYER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max A. Hille-
meyer, was bom in Altus on October 17. 1947. She was a library assist-
ant for one year. Christy was active in Library' Science Club and P.E.
She will attend beauty school after graduation. While in school she has
worked at the Park Lane Wackcr’s.
CATHY HILLEMEYER. the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Hillemcyer,
was bom in Altus, on October 17, 1947. Her activities include Library
Science Club 1. DECA 1, cafeteria assistant 1, PE 1. Cathy was presi-
dent of the Library Science Club for one term. As of yet her plans for
the future arc indefinite.
JIMMY HINES, who is the son of Mrs. Bernard Hines, was senior class
vice president. He has been sports writer for The Collar and is a member
of F A. Jimmy has been active in football 3 years and was voted most
popular boy in his sophomore and junior classes. Jimmy plans to attend
42DON HOLDRIDGE is the son of Mr and Mrs. C. J. Holdridgc. He was
born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on October 23. 1946. Don has at-
tended Altus public schools all of his school life. He is mid-term graduate.
Don has not, as yet, decided on his plans after graduation from Altus
JESS HOLLENBACK. son of the Byron Hollenbacks. has attended school
in Chillicothe. Texas, where he was on Honor Roll, newspaper editor, and
won awards in math, spelling, and speech. He was in TEA. JETS, and
PE. and his hobbies arc reading, math, astronomy, animals, and stamps.
He plans to attend Harvard.
MARGARET HOWARD, the daughter of Mr and Mrs. Wash Howard
has participated in Pep Club two years. Spanish Club 2. and basketball
three years. Margaret has been FFA attendant. FFA Sweetheart, on the
Honor Roll, and Pep Club secretary Margaret plans to attend OSU to
major in political science.
CINDY HUNT, the daughter of Ma| and Mrs. E. G. Hunt, was born
in Bonne Terre.’Missouri, on November 19 1948 She was active in
Pep Club for two years. Spanish Club for two years, basketball for three
years and was on the Honor Roll for two years. Cindy plans to attend
OU and major in English or art.
DENNIS HOLMES, the son of M Sgt and Mrs A. C. Holmes, was
bom in Rosedalc. Mississippi. He has been active in JETS 1 year.
Biology' Club 1 year, and Physical Education 1 year. He was both a
Chemistry lab assistant and listed on the Honor Roll 1 year. Dennis plans
to attend OSU to major in chemistry.
LINDA HOOTON. daughter of Mr and Mrs Hullett Hooton. has been
in Sophomore Glee Club I. Girls Glee Club 1. Latin Club 2, JETS 2.
and worked as a chemistry assistant and a student teacher for Hubbard
Music Schools. Linda was a delegate to Girls State and received the
"Outstanding Citizen" award there. She plans to attend AJC.
LINDA SUSAN 1ZZO. the daughter of M Sgt. and Mrs. Arthur P.
Izzo was born on September 3. 1948. in Newport, Rhode Island. Linda
has attended Altus High School all three years. Her extracurricular activi-
ties include Band 3. Latin Club 2. and JETS 2. Linda’s plans for the
future arc indefinite.
MICHAEL JAMES, son of Mr and Mrs C. L. James, was born on
August 14. 1948. in Altus. Oklahoma Mike has attended Altus High
School for the past 3 years. During his spare time he works at the B
and H Auto Shop. His hobbies include cars. He plans to attend South-
western State College.
KENT JENNINGS, the son of Mr and Mrs. John Jennings, was born in
Tampa. Florida. August 31. 1948. He came to AHS from Lincoln. Nebras-
ka. He has spent one year in Varsity Choir, baseball, and Biology Oub.
and two years in Physical Education. His hobbies arc bowling and golfing.
Kent plans to attend college.
JAMES ROBERT JOHNSON, the son of Mr and Mrs. James B. Johnson,
came here from Plattsburg High School. Pkttsburg. New York. He has
been a Future Farmer of America for two years. James plans to attend
Altus Junior College or Kentucky Western at Bowling Green. Kentucky,
majoring in accounting.
JOYCE JOHNSON was born on January 17. 1947. in Clinton. Oklahoma
Her activities in high school have been Mixed Chorus 3, Pep Club 3.
French Club 2. and Library 1. Jovcc was a cheerleader at Weatherford
High School for two years. She plans to attend Altus Junior College or
Southwestern State College.
CHAD JONES, son of Mr. and Mrs. Delmar L. Jones, has been active
in Biology Club 1. Mixed Chorus 1, football 1. basketball 1, baseball I,
Physical Education I, assemblies, speech plays and contests. He is plan-
ning to attend Altus Junior College or Oklahoma State University.SENIORS
SENIORS chose the Brad Henrys for parents all three years.
CATHY KASTNER. the daughter of Mr and Mrs. Carlus Kastncr. was
born in Altus on April 10, 1948. She has attended Altus schools all her
life. Cathy has been active in FJA, sophomore Girls Glee Club. Collar
Staff, and Varsity Girls Glee Club. She is also a photographer for the
Collar and the Bulldog.
JOYCE KELLEY, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Byrl Kelley, came to Altus
as a junior with credits to be a senior. She attended Haines Public School
in Alaska where she was vice president of her freshman class and a cheer-
leader in her sophomore year. She will go to Cameron College in Lawton.
JOHN KIMBALL, son of Mrs. Mary Kimball, was bom on July 19, 1948.
Among his activities in high school were Band 3. football 1. JETS 1.
Biologv Club I. and chemistry assistant He was on the Honor Roll one
year. John plans to attend Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and
major in aeronautical engineering.
HANK KIMBELL, son of Col. and Mrs. Earl S. Kimbell, is a third-
generation Altus student who returned to graduate where his father
and gradfather did. He attended high schools in England and California.
His activities include football 3. baseball 3. and Physical Education 3. He
plans to attend South Dakota Schools of Mines and Technology.
GERHARD LABAY. who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Suszeh,
was born in Karlstadt. West Germany, on June 2. 1948. He has resided ai
599 Dahlia while attending Altus High School, and has been active in
Physical Education for two years. Gerhard has not decided upon his post
JANET LAIRD, the daughter of Mr and Mrs. T. E. Laird was born
on November 2, 1948. in Madera. California. In high school she has been
active in Girls Glee Club 3. and French Club 1. She was also a
where she will major in business.
Class parents cooperate
with seniors on projects
JENNIFER JONES, daughter of the Amcl Joneses has been active in
Pep Club 3 years. Latin Club 1 year. French Club 2 years, Girls Glee
3 years, FJA I year. Honor Roll 3 years. Top Ten Per Cent 1 year. She
was an office assistant 3 years. Jennifer plans to attend AJC and OBU,
probably majoring in English.
JESS KARR, son of Mr. and Mrs A. H. Karr, was bom in Rwana. Ohio,
on March 14, 1948. He works in the concession stand in the field house
during the noon break. He has been active in Band for two years and dur-
ing his spare lime he works at the Altus Drive-In Theater. He plans to
attend Okpiulgec Tech.
44Many modes of travel to and
from school arc employed by
AHS students. Twelve buses
serve the high school, trans-
porting rural and base stu-
dents. Drivers are AHS stu-
dents, teachers, junior college
students, and private citizens.
Bus schedules arc in the charge
of Mr. Bailey Snow, adminis-
WHEN the final bell of the afternoon rings, rural students and those from Capeheart dash
for the buses to secure the best seats for the journey home.
CARLA LAMB was born in Lubbock. Texas, on December I, 1947. She
has been active in Physical Education for 1 year, and DECA for 1 year
During her spare time she works at F. W. Woolworth’s. After gradu
ation she plans to go to Southwestern State College in Winfield, Kansas, to
major in business.
DIANA LAPP, daughter of the Richard Lapps, has previously attended
schools in Japan. Kentucky, and South Carolina. She was an active mem-
ber of JETS one year. French Club one year, and Biology Club one year.
Diana plans to attend Ohio State University at Columbus. Ohio, but has
not decided upon her major.
SHELIA LAWSON, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lawson, wras
bom in Cambridge. Maryland. She has attended schools in Colorado,
Michigan, and Texas, as well as Altus. SheUa participated in Physical
Education for one year She plans to attend Southwestern State College
for a probable major in English.
AUSTIN LEWTON. JR., son of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Lewton. has lived
in Altus all his life. He has been active in Band 4 years, Spanish Club 2
years. Biology- Club 1 year, and FJA 1 year. His hobbies are music, coin
collecting, and photography. Austin plans to attend AJC. majoring in
either music or teaching.
KERRY LARMA, the son of Major and Mrs. John L. Larma. has been
active in Key Club three, football three, track three, and basketball one.
He was also listed on the Honor Roll three years. After graduation, Kerry
plans to attend OSU or the University of Nebraska, where he will major
in Physical Education.
LOUANNA LAW. daughter of the Jot B. Laws, has been active in Pep
Club. Varsity Choir, Latin Club. Spanish Club, Thespians. NFL, Collars
Staff, FJA. bulldog Staff, and Top Ten Per Cent. She was in the Junior
Play, all-school production, speech plays, assemblies, and contests. Lou-
anna plans to attend OU and major in journalism.
JEFF L1TVAK. son of the George Litvaks, was bom on July 7, 1948. in
Portsmouth. Ohio. He has spent two years in Key Club, football, and
wrestling, three years in track, and has been a chemistry assistant and
math assistant for one year. He has been on the Honor Roll for four
years and is planning to attend OU.
DONALD LOTT. son of Mr. and Mrs Roy D. Lott. Jr., has been very
active in Spanish Club during two vears ot nigh school. Biology Club for
one year, and Physical Education for one year and is in NYC. He has
worked as an assistant to the laboratory technician at Memorial Hospital
Donald plans to attend college.
45EARL LOVELL is the son of Mr and Mrs. Roy L. Lovell. He was bom
in Altus and has attended Altus schools all his educational life. Earl has
had two years in Physical Education classes. He is a member of the
Neighborhood Youth Corps and works in the high school auditorium. His
plans for the future arc indefinite.
LLOYD LOWE, son of Maj. and Mrs. Robert Lowe, has been a chemis-
try' assistant 1 year, in football 1 year, basketball 2 years, and PE 2
years. Before coming to Altus he was parliamentarian of Hahn High
School's Student Council and a 2-ycar member of the Chess Club there.
Lloyd is undecided about his college choice or major.
THOMAS LOWER is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David F. Lower. In
high school he has been in Spanish Club one year, football three years,
wrestling one year, basketball one year, and track three years. His hobbies
arc cars and sports. Tommy plans to attend Southwestern State, majoring
in Physical Education.
DON McASKILL is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. McAskill and was
bom on May 13, 1948, in Altus. He has attended Altus schools all his
life. He has been very active and has won many awards in Future Farmers
of America. Don’s plans after graduation arc indefinite.
Advanced business skills open new job opportunities
Altus High School was among first schools in the nation
to offer a course in typing. For nearly a half-century
students here have been gaining valuable vocational train-
ing in this field. For more advanced students a class in
Typing II is offered. In addition to typing, shorthand is
taught four hours daily, and in evening classes.
A course in business machines is also available. For
students who plan to major in business or who intend to
get a job after graduation, excellent foundation can be
secured through these high school courses.
NEIGHBORHOOD Youth Corps worker Brenda Duvall per-
forms clerical duties after school at the Board of Ed. butldmg.
MARY McASKILL, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McAskill, was
bom on June 28. 1948, in Altus, Oklahoma. She has been active for one
year in Band. Pep Club. Latin Club. Spanish Club, and Art Club. She
plans to attend Colorado Women’s College, Boulder, Colorado, where she
will be majoring in psychology.
RUTH ANN McCARTY. the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A B. McCarty,
has been active in Soph. Glee Club 1, Girls’ Glee Club 2. Pep Club 3,
Spanish Club 2. Biology Club 1, Thespians 2, and Forensics 2. She was in
various plays and all-school productions. Ruth Ann plans to major in
speech at Southwestern State.
46SUSIE McDERMOTT. the daughter of Mr. and Mrs John A. Mc-
Dermott. was born in Edgin Field, Florida, on January 26, 1948. She has
been in the stage band for three years, and played her saxaphonc in last
year's production of "So This Is Pans". She plans to attend St. Petersburg
Junior College, majoring in nursing.
WAYNE McENDREE, son of the C. W. McEndrees, is president of
"That Altus Band". He is a member of Key Club, Spanish Club, Down-
beats. Pep Band. Top Ten Per Cent. He was a 1965 delegate to Boy»’
Sutc and a chemistry assistant He played Count Mountjoy in "The
Mouse That Roared". Wayne will attend AJC and OU.
RONNIE McKEAIGG. the son of Mr. and Mrs. George McKeaigg. was
president of the Class of '66. He has been active in Key Club two. bas-
ketball one. baseball three, and held the office of treasurer of Key Club
for one year. Ronnie plans to major in Physical Education at either OU
CECIL McKINNEY, the son of Mrs. Opal McKinney, was bom in
Frederick. Oklahoma. Cecil has worked on the NYC program this year.
His activities during his high school years include football for one year
and Future Farmers of America for three years. He plans to attend AJC
BARBARA JUNE MALENA. the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Malena, has participated in Girls’ Glee Club for one year. Pep Club for
two years, and DECA for two years. Upon graduating from Altus High
Sdtool Barbara plans to attend Altus Junior College. Barbara is presently
undecided as to what her major will be.
PAM MARPLE, was vice president of Library Science Club. She has been
active 3 years in Pep Qub and Library Science Club, and 1 year in French
Club. Biology Club, P.E.. FJA. DECtA and Junior-Senior Banquet. Pam
filans to enter Southwestern Sutc College where she hopes to major in
oumalism. Her hobbies are reading and photography.
TAMARA MARTS, daughter of Mrs. Hazel Bonner was bom February
19. 1948. in Sapulpa. Oklahoma. She was active in basketball in Gage,
Oklahoma one year. Her hobbies include reading and sewing. She has
been on the Honor Roll three years. She plans to attend Altus Junior
College and major in business.
JOSEPH MASON, son of the Alan V. Barnetts, president of Key Qub.
Choir, and Boys’ Glee Club, has rated superiors in vocal contests and held
major roles in two productions. A member of Thespians and NFL, Joe
rated first in chemistry and modern math at SWIM, was a Fleming
Scholar, and plans a chemistry major at OBU.
CONSTRUCTION of cafeteria went on through summer.
CHERYL COREY and Mitzie Standlee eat in old cafeteria.MARY MEDLOCK is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Medlock
and was bom in Altus on March 19. 1948. She was a member of Biology
Club one year and participated in DECA two years. She was an office
assistant one year. Mary is interested in reading and outdoor sports. Her
plans for the future are indefinite.
STEVE MERIDA, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Merida, was bom in
Altus on January 7, 1948. He has been active in Key Club two, Spanish
Club one, football four, and wrestling two in high school. After gradu-
ation Steve plans to attend Oklahoma State University to major in Physi-
MARIANNE MERRILL, daughter of Major and Mrs. F. J. Merrill. 20
North Gum. came to Altus from Leavenworth. Kansas. She was born in
Florence. Arizona, on Sept. 26. 1948. She has been active in Pep Club 1.
Spanish Club 3, FJA, PE 2. and was treasurer of Goodfellows her junior
year. She plans to attend Oklahoma State University.
SHERRY MIMS, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Mims, was bom
in Duncan. Oklahoma, on May 14. 1947. She has been active in Sopho-
more Glee Club for one year, and Girls' Glee Club for two years. She
plans to attend Altus Junior College next year, and Southwestern State
Business courses offer student vocational training aids
Students who follow the business curriculum at Altus
often find job opportunities in down-town or military base
offices during the first summer after they are qualified in
the use of business machines.
Although job opportunities arc immediate, the increased
opportunities after college cause many to use their business
skills for part-time employment while attending Altus
Junior college, and later at senior institutions of learning.
Especially helpful are such additional skills as computation,
filing and merchandising learned also in distributive educa-
tion classes taught by Mr. Paul Roach.
LINDA MITCHELL, who is the daughter of Mrs. Alma Mitchell, was
bom on March 6. 1948. in Florence. Arizona. During high school, she
has been active in Physical Education, speech, and art. After her gradua-
tion from Altus High School, she plans to continue her education, but has
not decided on a college.
JERRY MONROE, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Monroe, was bom in
San Gabriel. California, on September 17, 1948. He has been active in
DECA, Biology Club, and Physical Education for one year. His favorite
hobbies are cars and swimming. After graduation, Jerry plans to attend
Altus Junior College, majoring in business.
MARY BETH MONTOYA, the daughter of Mrs. Ruth Montoya, was
born on March 31, 1948, in Springer, New Mexico. She has been active
in Band four years and in Biology Club one year. Her favorite hobbies
include chess, skiing, and swimming. Mary Beth plans to attend South-
western State Teachers' College.
LINDA MOORE, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Moore, was
born September 13, 1947, in Clovis, New Mexico. She has previously at-
tended Norman High School in Sweetwater, Texas. Linda has been active
in basketball for 3 years. She plans to attend the University of Houston
and major in dental Hygiene.
48JERRY MICHAEL MORAN is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Moran and
was born on February 8, 1948. in Frcdcnck, Oklahoma. Jerry has played
basketball for two years and baseball for one year. He was a member
of Biology Club for one year. Jerry plans to attend Southwestern State
College and major in history.
ROBIN MOREAU, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Roger C. Moreau, was
bom on March 18, 194fv She was a member of Soph. Glee Club 1 year,
Girls Glee Club 1 year. Pep Club 3 years. Library Science 1 year, Latin
Club 2 years. Biology Club 1 year, and Thespians 2 years. Robin plans to
attend OSU and major in psychology.
SUE MURRELL, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Ray C. Murrell, has been
active in Band, French Club, and Biology Club. She was chosen French
Club Queen in her senior year. She also was on the Honor Roll. Sue
plans to attend Oklahoma £tatc University to major in French.
ROGER MY ATT. son of Mr and Mrs. H. L. Myatt. has participated in
French Club. Biology Club, football for three years, wrestling for two
years, and was on the Honor Roll for one year. Roger is planning to at-
tend either the University of Oklahoma or Oklahoma State University to
major in pre-dentistry. , o
RONALD "BUTCH NEASLEY. son of the Eugene Neasleys. was bom
in Kansas City. Missouri. He has attended schools in Seattle and Anch-
orage. Butch was outstanding in football, basketball, and track, and a
member of FJA and Collar staff. His hobbies are hunting and bike riding.
Butch plans to attend college.
SHARON NEWSOM, the daughter of Mr and Mrs. R. Churchwell. was
bom in Oklahoma Gty. She has attended Altus schools for the past three
years. Sharon has been active in Pep Club for three years and French
Club one year. She was in the Junior-Senior Banquet program. Her plans
for college arc as yet indefinite.
Neighborhood Youth Corps is the agency bv which many
qualified Altus students were able to obtain office positions
in non-profit organizations such as the administrative
offices of the schools, Memorial hospital, employment
services, and the principal’s offices of elementary, junior
and senior high schools. Students as young as 16 years of
age were able to work in such offices when they had pre-
pared by taking typing, office procedures and other busi-
ness courses. With this experience behind them, many of
the Class of 1966 will be able to secure part-time work
while in college thus earning a double education.
BUSINESS machines courses are taught throughout the day.
William Wooldridge calculates a list of figures as part of class-
work in one of Miss Glade Clemon s business machine sections.
49BRUSHING UP for a trig test scheduled for fifth hour, Wayne
McEndree and Mary Smith pause on the south stairs during the
lunch break. Besides trig, Wayne and Mary get calculus, solid
geometry, and computer work in Math IV.
DARRF.LL NORTON, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Norton, was born in
Aims on November 22, 1946. He has been active for two years in track
and football, and for one year in baseball, basketball, and FFA. During
his si arc time he works downtown. At present his plans for the future
and for college are indefinite.
WINSTON OFFILL. the son of Mr and Mrs. William H. Offill, was
bom on October 20, 1948. in Harlingctv Texas. Before coming to Altus
he attended Abilene High School in Texas. He was in the Jr Sr. Banquet
program, Latin Club, and on the track team. Winston has not chosen his
college or major.
Analytics, calculus included in AHS math curriculum
Altus was the first high school in the state, and one of the
first in the nation to have a “hands on” class in computer
programming, and computer related mathematics. How-
ever, other types of advanced math also arc required if
students are to be able to continue at accelerated levels in
college mathematics courses.
CARMEN ORTEGA, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolpho
Ortega, was born on January 22, 1947, in Anson, Texas. She played bas-
ketball for three years. Carmen’s hobby is playing tennis. Carmen has not
chosen a vocation yet.
MARY OSBURN. the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Osburn, was born
on December 5, 1947, in Altus. She was an assistant in the library for
two years. Mary has been active in Pcd Club three years, Library Science
Club two years, Biology one year, and Physical Education one year. Her
hobby is reading.
Three years ago analytics was added as a part of the
senior mathematics course, in addition to solid geometry,
advanced trigonometry', and calculus these courses serve
as a core for the future engineers and research scientists
who go from AHS to colleges and universities all over
the nation for advanced studv in their fields.
SHERRY OWENS, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Owens, was bom
in Clinton, Oklahoma, on December 11. 1947. She has had home econo-
mics courses. She has been active in Pep Club and Physical Education for
one year. Her hobbies arc sewing and reading. Sherry plans to attend AJC
where she will major in business.
SHIRLEY ANN PACE lives with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Zumbro. She came
to Altus from Gancsha High, Pomona, California. She has been a library
assistant one year, a Pep Club member one year and in Physical Educa-
tion two years. One of her hobbies is reading. Shirley’s post-graduate plans
arc not definite.
50LINDA PARSLEY, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Parsley, was bom on
February 9. 1948. in Altus. She has been active in Library Science Club
one year and Biology Club one year. She also participated in Physical Edu-
for one year. She nas been a library and home economics assistant. Her
future plans are as yet undecided.
BARBARA PARSONS, the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. T. O Parsons, was
born in Hobart, Oklahoma, June 30. 1948. She was a member of the
Sophomore Girls' Glee Club 1 year. Varsity Girls' Glee Club and Pep Club
two years. Her hobbies are cooking and sewing. Barbara is studying to be-
come a cosmetologist.
JOHN PORTER, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs Howard Porter, was
born on July 26. 1948. in Mitchell. South Dakota. He has been active in
Distributive Education and mechanical drawing. His various hobbies in-
clude reading and swimming. John’s plans after graduation are indefinite.
TIM POTTS, son of Mrs. Louise Potts, was a 1965 delegate to Okla-
homa Bovs’ State at Edmond. He has been active in football three years,
basketball three vears, baseball for three vears, and in Key Club for two
years. After graduation he plans to attend Oklahoma Univarsity.
MARGARET PARSONS, the daughter of Mr and Mrs. Robert Parsons,
was born in Enid. Oklahoma, on February 26. 1948. She has been active
in Girls’ Glee Club for 3 years and Pep Club 3 years. After graduation
from Altus High she plans to attend Southwestern State College in
Weatherford and major in psychology.
ROGER PIPPIN is the son of Mrs. Thelma Pippin. He has been drum
major at Northeast Junior High and AHS. His principal hobbies are skiing
and skating. After graduation he plans to attend Altus Junior College.
Roger was a Thespian and Speech Play Prompter.
NOLETA REAGAN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Reagan, was bom in
Modesto, California, on August 16. 1947. She previously attended school
in Del City. Nolcta participated in Physical Education one year. Among
her hobbies are skating and working with children. Noleta’s future plans
SALLY REAGAN, the daughter of Mr and Mrs. C. A. Reagan, is presi-
dent of the Spanish Club. She was in Band 2 years. Sophomore Glee Club
1. Girls’ Glee Oub 1. Varsity Choir 1. Pep Club 1, Spanish Club 2. Biolo-
gy Club 1, and Thespians 2. She placed third in Spanish I at SWIM.
Sally plans to attend Texas Tech, and major in languages.
AMONG the first to get class
rings were Thomas Lower and
Jennifer Jones who compare the
girl-hoy versions, hand to hand.
-New facilities for study are being added this spring at
Altus under provisions of the elementary and secondary
school act. Additional library' books, extra time for special
study and audio-visual aids which help students help them-
selves in learning are examples of the benefits derived
when community, state and nation work together,
JUDITH RFDMON. the daughter of Sgt. and Mrs. R J. Redmon. was
born on July 10. 1948, in Denison, Texas. She was a member of Future
Journalists of America and an issue editor of the Collar. Judy was active
in Sophomore Glee Club. Her future plans for college are indefinite.
LONNIE RICKEY, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Rickey, was born
in Hobart. Oklahoma. During high school he has been active in Spanish
Club 2, football 1, basketball 3. track 3. the Jr.-Sr. Banquet and speech
contest plays. Lonnie plans to attend Oklahoma State University, but he
has not yet decided on a major study. . , } (J,
JEFF RINKFR. son of Mrs. Jean Rinkcr, was bom on August 8, 1948, in
Lawton, Oklahoma. During his sophomore year he was a member of
Biology Club. His hobbies include motor rebuilding and auto body work
After graduation he plans to attend Oklahoma State Technical Scnool, to
major in body work and auto trim.
GAY NELL ROBERSON, who was born on June 20. 1948. in Altus,
lives with Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Darrell Armstrong. She has been active
in the Physical Fitness Program, and during her spare time after school
she has worked at Gate Gty Dairy Bar. Her plans for the future after
graduation arc as yet indefinite.
BEVERLY RONEY, daughter of Mr and Mrs. James Roney, has been in
Sophomore Glee Club, Pep Club 3. Spanish Club 3, Biology Club 1,
Thespians 2, speech plays, contests, Honor Roll, and Junior Play. She
plans to attend Southwestern State College and major in English.
CYNTHIA ROWAN, the daughter of T Sgt. and Mrs. Charles Rowan,
was bom in McMinniville, Tenn. Her activities include Pep Club 3.
Spanish Club 2. French Club 1. JETS 1, and PE 3. She plans to attend
either the Sweden Hospital School of Nursing or Incarnate Division of
Nursing and Gustavus Adolphus College.
LARRY KENT ROBBINS. the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Robbins,
was bom on August 14. 1948, in Altus, Oklahoma. He has been in
Future Farmers of America for four years and has won several prizes at
area fairs. He was the FFA sentinel last year and is an officer again this
year. He plans to attend college.
BRENDA JOYCE ROGERS, who is the daughter of tyr. and Mrs. Leo
Rogers, was born in Altus, on August 27. 1948. Brenda has l cen active
in the national Physical Fitness Program for one year and Spanish Club
for one year. After graduation she plans to attend Altus Junior College
SUSAN RUIZ is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie W. Ruiz. She
was born on Nov. 30. 1948. in Chattanooga. Tenn. She has been active
n Pep Club for two years. Her hobbies include horses, swimming, and
skiing. She was a cheerleader two years. She plans to attend Gorgia
Southern, and major in English literature.
SHERYL RUNIVIDGE, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Runividge has
been in Band for 3 years, Downbeats Stage Band 3, Latin Club 2, JETS 1,
and Biology Club, and was on the Honor Roll 2 years. She was Biology
Club president. She teaches dancing in her own studio. Sheryl plans to
attend AJC and OU at Norman.
Grads learn study is only
short cut to good grades
By the time the senior year is reached most students have
learned that the only real “short cut” to making good
grades is to study, and then study some more. Ten or
fifteen years ago students were prone to save senior year
for “fun.” Exactly the opposite is true today. Eighteen
units arc required for graduation. Some members of the
class will be finishing school with as many as twenty-three
units, many will have nineteen or twenty. It’s a question
today of how much can be crowded into the three senior
high years, rather than how little. Preparation like this
pays big dividends in college. Advanced standing examina-
tions help some Altus students earn a semester or more
credit before ever attending a class at some of the nation’s
leading universities and colleges.
STEVEN SHADID. son of Mr and Mr . Abe Shadid. has been active
in Band 3 years. Key Club 2 years. Spanish Club 2 years. Biology Club
I year, and Thespians 2 years. He was a member of the cast of the
nd Junior play He plans to attend the Unhrenity of Oklahoma
with a major in commercial art.
KAREN SLACK, who is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Frederick Slack,
has been active in Sophomore Glee Club 1 year, Girls’ Glee Club 2,
Varsity Choir 2, Pep Club 3. Spanish Club 2. Biology Club 1, Jr.-Sr.
Banquet, and vocal ensembles. She plans to attend OU, after A)C.
majoring in music.
BONING UP for a journalism report on writing is L e Weems.
RUTH SCOGGINS who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs Claude
Scoggins was born in Altus on August 24. 1948. She has been active
in Pep Club for 2 years, Latin Club 2. Spanish Club 1, Girls' Glee Club
2. Soph. Glee Club 1 year, and school productions. Ruth plans to attend
Altus Junior College or Southwestern State.
BILL SHOLAR. son of SM Sgt. and Mrs R. E. Baker, was born in
Wilson. North Carolina He has attended schools in Newsport News and
Hampton. Virginia, and here in Altus. His activities include French
Club 1. FJA 1. CoUar staff 1. football 1. and PE 1. Bill plans to attend
Brigham Young University.
BARBARA SMITH, the daughter of Mrs. Esther Smith, was born in
Pensacola. Florida, on December 16. 1948. She has been active in Pep
Club 3 vears. French Club 3. Girls' Glee Club 2. and Soph. Glee Club
1. She has been on the Honor Roll 3 years and pl m to attend Central
State College at Edmond. J yr
JAMA SUE SMITH, daughter of the James L. Smiths, previously at-
tended schools at Sayre. Her activities include Band 3 years. FJA 1.
Varsity Choir 3. Sr. quartet. All-State Chorus. Jr -Sr. Banquet. Jr. Play,
all-school productions, and Honor Roll 3. Jama plans to major in English
at Oklahoma State University.
53MARY SMITH is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Smith. She was
active in Sophomore Glee Club one year. Girls’ Glee Club two years.
Varsity Choir two years. Pep Club and Latin Club. She was treasurer of
Computer Club Mary has been on the honor roll for eight years. She
plans a math-science major.
LINDA SOUTHERN, daughter of the Rav Southerns, was in Pep Club,
Sec.-Trcas. of Latin Club. Vicc-Pres. of JETS, Pres, of Computer Club,
in basketball, a Girls Stater, on the Bulldog staff, and in FJA. She was
on the Honor Roll, in Top Ten. and Merit Commendation winner. She
plans to attend OU to major in math.
CONNIE STANFILL is the daughter of Mrs. Bertha Stanfill. She was
active in Glee Club, Pep Club, and Biology Club. She was historian of
Distributive Education Club. Her hobbies include sewing, swimming, and
skiing. She plans to attend St. Anthony's Nursing College in Oklahoma
TOMMY BOYD STAPP. who is the son of Mrs. Joe Boaldin, was born
in Bakersfield. California, on October 8. 1947. He has attended Altus
High School for three years and has been active in the national Physical
Fitness Program. His hobbies arc art and woodwork. After he graduates,
he plans to attend a trade school.
JEFF SPARKS, the son of Mr and Mrs. Jack R Sparks, last attended
school in Puerto Rico. His hobbies include surfing, skin diving, and
skiing. He was active in band 2 years, newspaper 3 years, Jr.-Sr. Plav
2 years. Jeff plans to attend San Mateo Jr. College in California.
MITZIE STANDLEE, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Stand lee, was
bom in Lubbock. Texas. She has been in Pep Club 3 years. Triple Trio
3. Varsity Choir 2, Chamber Choir 1, Spanish Club 2, and Biology Club
1. She was in the Jr.-Sr. Play and all-school productions. She will attend
Oklahoma State University.
Man un, OKlahom, He ha, played (oolba.l foT.'h “7, .7d h„b
of TcTciuh yC"r' H' hli «" " member
Univeriity of “ " • M'“' «
d7LSHEPHE LTithC dlui,h,cr Mr mf Mr,. Blaine Srephen. ha, par-
tic pted m Sophomore Glee Club 1. Girl,' Glee Club 2, Pep Club3.
Latin Club I, Spanish Club 2. Biology Club I, and Honor Roll 3 Sue
tary educanon 1 nd °khhom'‘ University to n,a,or in eletnen-
SHELLY STEWART, the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. M Stewart, was bom
in Watonga, Oklahoma. He has attended Altus schools since first grade.
He was in the Junior Play and Jr.-Sr. Banquet, and he was active in golf
for three years. Golf is also one of his hobbies. Shelly plans to attend
the University of Oklahoma to major in mathematics.
JAMES STOUT, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stout; was born
in Altus. He has attended school at Duke and Victory before coming to
Altus. He has been in JETS and Computer Club for 1 year, and was a
library assistant 1 year. Jam: s plans to attend Altus Junior College and
then major in mathematics at one of the universities.
RITA STYRON, who transferred from McAlester this year, lives with
her parents, the Fred Braasch s at Quartz Mountain Lodge. She has
been active in Thespians, NFL. Pep Club, Spanish Honor Society, and
National Honor Society. Rita will attend OU and major in either journal-
ism or social work.
SHERYL SUTTLE, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Coy Suttle, was bom in
Lawton. Oklahoma. She has been active in Girls’ Glee Club 1 year Var-
sity Choir 1. Mixed Chorus 1. Spanish Club 1, Pep Club 2. and basket-
ball 3 years. She plans to attend Draughon’s School of Business after
Students fill out biography for Bulldog at enrollment
Biographies of each senior have appeared on die page
with their pictures in the Altus Bulldog annual for the
past seven years. With 40 per cent of the student body
military-connected, students come from all parts of the
world, and later live all over the globe. Biographies help
in reaching former classmates through parents or college
designations, and give an accurate record of the class
DOROTHY TAYLOR, who was bom in Wade, Oklahoma, on March 3,
1948, has attended Bokchito High School which is also in Oklahoma.
While there she was in the stage band for two years. Mixed Chorus for
the three years, and basketball for three years. At the present time she
has no definite plans regarding the future.
ALICIA TEW. daughter of Sgt and Mrs. Jimmie Tew, was bom on
October 25. 1948. in Houma. Louisiana. She has been active in Pep Club
3. French Club 2, Biology Club 1. Thespians 2. and Physical Education 1.
She was an office and counselor's assistant. Alicia plans to attend South-
western State to major in English.
JOHN LEE THAGGARD. the son of the Clifford Thaggards was bom
on September 7, 1948. in Enid. Oklahoma. He has been active in Band
for three years, Pep Band one year, and the speech olay "Quiet Summer."
After he graduates he plans to attend Oklahoma University.
JACK THOMAS, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thomas, was
born on Mav 6. 1948. in Elk City. Oklahoma. He has been active in
Band. Distributive Education, and agriculture After his graduation from
Altus High School, he plans to continue his education at Southwestern
State College, but he has not decided on a major.
PAT TALLEY, son of Mr. and Mrs Elton C Talley has been active in
Spanish Club, Thespians. Forensic League, FFA. basketball, was on the
Honor Roll, and was in the Top Ten Per Cent. Pat s hobbies arc cars and
coin collecting. After graduation Pat plans to attend Harding College in
TOMMY TALLEY is the son of Mr and Mrs J C. Wright of 808
East Pecan. He has attended Altus schools all his life, being bom here
January 14. 1948. He was a Future Farmer of America for three years.
Among his hobbies are hunting and billiards. Tommy plans to attend
Altus Junior College but has not decided upon a major.
ON SENIOR enrollment day students were asked to fill out
biography forms for the Bulldog. James Dickson obliges by
filling in the required information.
55HELEN THOMAS, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Thomas, RODNEY WAYNE TIDWELL, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar M. Tid-
2 on MarcJ 1. 947. in Altus. She transferred irom Martha well, drives a school bus, was in Bovs’ Glee Club 1. Varsity choir 1
High School to AHS during her senior year. She has participated in Dis- mixed chorus 1. FJA 1, Collar staff 1. Spanish Club 1. football trainer,
tnbutivc Education during her senior year. Helen intends to attend col- and wrestling. Rodney s hobbies arc hunting and football. His plans for
lege, but has not yet decided where. the future arc to attend OSU majoring in Phys. Ed.
ALLAN THOMPSON, the son of Mrs. Jovce Thompson, has attended
the Altus school system all his life. He worked part time at the Econ-o-
mart. His hobbies are art and swimming, and he helped with the art
work on "So This Is Paris". Allan is planning to major in art at Okla-
homa State University, Stillwater.
BILL TIGERT is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Tigcrt. He was bom in
Altus on April 22, 1948. and has attended Altus Schools exclusively. He
was active in Physical Education one year and his hobby is motor cycle
racing. Billy plans to attend Altus Junior College, but he has not decided
on a major as yet.
Sponsors aid in planning
Faculty sponsors work closely with class members in
planning events which will be memorable for all despite
varied 'nterests. Seniors, in turn, have acquired sufficient
responsibility levels that they can assume much of the
organization and planning.
Skits on farewell assembly, and at the after-prom par-
66 graduation week events
ent s party, arc student planned and written, by seniors
who have had years of experience in assemblies, plays,
speech contests, radio programs and music productions.
Many of these continue in leadership roles in college, and
arc frequently featured, while still freshmen, in college
productions all over the nation.
SUSAN TIMS, the daughter of Mr and Mrs. Lynn Tims, has attended
Altus schools for twelve years. She was active in Glee Club 1. Varsity
Choir 2. Modern Choir 1, Triple Trio, Spanish Club 2, Pep Club 3. Biolo-
gy Club 1, Top Ten Per Cent and was an office assistant. Susan pbns to
attend OU and study business.
BARRY TYREE is the son of Mr and Mrs Jack Tyree. Jr. He was
born on Feb. 22. 1948. in Ada, Oklahoma. He has participated in foot-
ball. track, Physical Education, wrestling, and golf. He was a member of
Spanish Club and was active in the Junior-Senior Banquet and the Junior
Play. He plans to attend OU.
OLD BIDDIES from 'Cry of the Crows?contest play taken to
Chickasha, fane Doak and Eugena Cagle discuss the hottest
story of the day over a cup of tea.
WJOHNNY VILLINES, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James ViUines, was bom
on November 16, 1948. in Zanesville, Ohio. He has been active in the
band for three years, including one year in stage band, and Pep Band,
and has been in Biology Club for one year. He plans to attend the
University of Oklahoma after graduation.
LINDA JANE "JANEY” WALKER, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. D.
Walker, has been active in Spanish Club three. Biology Club one. and
Thespians two. She was a member of the Band for which she was a
twirler three years. Jancy plans to attend the University of Oklahoma
where she will major in the field of fine arts.
JANE WALKER, the daughter of Major and Mrs. W. W. Walker, has
been active in Pep Club three. Spanish Club two. Glee Club three. Junior
and Speech plays; and she was an office assistant one year. She has
been on the Honor Roll for two years and was president of Soph. Glee
Club. Jane’s plans for the future arc undecided.
MARION LEE WEEMS, the son of M Sgt. and Mrs. John W. Weems,
was bom on November 25, 1948. in Memphis, Tennessee. He has been
listed on the Honor Roll for three years and has actively participated in
the Neighborhood Youth Corps by working at the hospital. Lee plans
to attend Altus Junior College for two years where he will major in
English before transferring to a university.
JENNIFER W1LBORN. the daughter of Mrs. Susan Wilborn. has been
active in Girls’ Glee Club I. Pep Club 3, Spanish Club 3, JETS 1,
Biology Club 1, and Thespians 2. She was an office assistant 2. and on
the Honor Roll 2. Jennifer plans to attend Southwestern State and Baylor
to major in dental hygiene.
JUDY WILLIAMS, daughter of Mr. ad Mrs. Holland Williams, has been
active in checrlcading,Glcc Club. Varsity Choir. Chamber Choir. Mixed
Chorus. Latin Club. Biology' Club, and all-school productions. She was
"Best All Round" her sopn. and jr. years, and FFA Queen her sopho-
more year. Judy plans to attend OSU to major in English.
KAREN WILLIS, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin F. Willis, was
born on December 23, 1947. in Altus. She has attended Altus schools
all her life and has been on the Honor Roll all of her high school years.
She participated in basketball for three years. She plans to attend AJC
BETTY WILSON, daughter of the Bill G. Wilsons, has been active in
Band three years. Spanish Club two years, JETS o» c year, Future Journal-
ists of America one year, and on the Collar Staff one year. One of her
hobbies is music. Betty plans to attend Oklahoma University and majoi
in instrumental music.
SENIOR CLASS SPONSORS,
Mr. Art Young, Mrs. Jubal Lock-
hart, and Mr. . C. Hicks, look
at the list of graduating seniors.
These class sponsors help plan
various senior activities through-
out the year including the selec-
tion of senior rings, the senior
party and commencement.Altus seniors were born
in almost ever)' state of
MELANIE WINDLE. t h c
daughter of Mrs. Mitchell Win-
dlc, has had 2 years in Varsity
Choir, 3 vears in Pep Club, I
year in Spanish Club, and 1
year in Biology Club. She was
in the Junior Play. Junior-Senior
Banquet program, and "Quiet
Summer." She has been in the
Top Ten Per Cent and after
S aduation, she plans to attend
klahoma State University.
For more than 10 years some new structure has been
underway on the Altus High campus each year, with
construction completed after seniors had been graduated.
This year, seniors were able to use the new cafeteria, with
all its special features, during the final semester. It also
provides the facilities for the big junior-senior banquet,
farewell teas, senior and club parties and other events
requiring space with beauty.
ANN WINSETT, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Winsctt. has par-
ticipated in Sophomore Glee Club 1, Varsity' Choir 2, Triple Trio, Pep
Club 3, Spanish Club 2, Sec. of Junior dass, "most popular" Junior girl
a delegate to Girls’ State, all-school production; and she has been in the
Top Ten Per Cent. Ann plans to attend OSU.
MIKE WINTERS, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Winters, was bom on May
31. 1948, in Granite, Oklahoma While attending Altus High School, he
has resided at 717 West Walnut. During his sophomore year of high
school he participated in Physical Education. At present Mike’s plans
for the future are indefinite.
Alumni association becomes important to new grads
When commencement is over on May 20 ever)' senior
will have an opportunity' to join the Altus High School
Alumni Association. One of the strongest high school
groups, Alumni reunions are held each June or July, at a
time announced far in advance in order that former stu-
dents may return from distant areas. Many states are
ROBERT "BOB" WOODS, the son of Sgt. and Mrs. T. Woods, was born
in Shreveport, Louisiana, on July 21, 1948. He lives at 326 North Ash.
He has attended Altus High School for three years. He has been active
on the Collar Staff and in FJA. Bob’s favorite pastime is hunting, and
he intends to major in wildlife management.
WILLIAM RICHARD WOOLDRIDGE is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
H. Wooldridge. William was born here in Altus and attended Victory
School as well as Wilson and Central. His hobbies are making plane
models and car models and shooting. He was in PE two years and is a
member of NYC. He may attend AJC.
Recent alumni particularly enjoy Christmas holiday get-
togethers when college students are home, and those who
have out-of-town jobs return for family visits and to renew
friendships. Class reunions, as well as general alumni
festivities, arc scheduled. First major reunion for the Class
of 1966 will be in 1976.
GILBERT ZAVALA, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jose Zavala, Jr., was born
in San Antonio, Texas, on May 30, 1948. He came to AHS in his junior
year. His school activities include football 3. baseball 3, track 1, and
Physical Education 1. He is planning to attend Altus Junior College.
MARION ZUMBRO, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Zumbro,
has been a yive in the vocal music department and Pep Club for three
years, and in Spanish Club and Biology Club for one year. She was in
the Junior-Senior Banquet program. She attended Altus schools all her
life. Marion plans to attend OSU in Stillwater.
Busy schedule followed by
class and teacher sponsors
Each year the junior class is faced with the responsibility
of undertaking the Junior-Senior Banquet in the spring.
Juniors of ’65-’66 started off their money raising campaign
with a chili supper. Candy sales at Thanksgiving were
also a means of acquiring an income.
ASSUMING DUTIES of junior class officers are, upper left,
Paul Doughty, Pres.; George Ellis, Vice Pres.; Charlotte Bab-
ione, Sec., and Sally Henry, Treas. Gathering supplies for the
Junior-Senior Banquet, lower left, are class sponsors Mrs. Paul
Flippin, Mr. Don Iones, Mr. Robert Killebrew, and Miss Glade
NEWLY ELECTED class parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Doughty and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hickerson. upper right, gel
acquainted with unfamiliar faces in the junior class. Mr. William
Appleby, Jr., lower right, shows Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Babione
the rapidly growing structure of Altus High School s new
cafeteria.TOP ROW: Gary Adams, Lionel Adams, Sue Adams. Mary Ann Akin,
Betty Allen, Kay Allen. Lola Alien. SECOND ROW: Don Ashley. Betty
Atchison. Charlotte Babione, Natalie Bagley. Lcta Baker. Nikita Bardslcy.
Becky Bassett. THIRD ROW: JoAnn Bazile, John Beabout. Roxic Ann
Beaver, Pam Beavers, Kathy Bennett. Susan Bezy, Carol Bicak.
1966 junior class enrollment totals 270 at end of term
SEVERAL NEW junior faces were seen at Altus
High this year. Shown as they enrolled in Mr.
Adrian Rankins office before the school term
are Gregg Radetsky. Jim Pier font, Ronnie
Hughes, and Connie Hughes.
I5X,R?W Eddic B,ddy Dcnn,s Biram. Sharon Blackard. Don Bonds. SECOND
ROW: Jerry Boston, Charles Bradford, Jim Bridges, Brent Briscoe.
60TOP ROW: Dean Bryce, Nancy Buchanan, Rose Burrow, Jim Byrd. SECOND ROW:
Chuck Caddcn, Ann Cagle. Pat Campbell, Mike Carraway. THIRD ROW: Carolyn
Carter, Jimmy Carter, Eddie Chapek, Deborah Chapman.
HOME EC activities are many and varied.
Here Carolyn Carter ponders over a pattern.
New and old students alike enjoy the wide choice of
elective subjects offered to them this year. The math-
science program has been greatly expanded with the
addition of the Control Data G-15 Computer. Ambitious
math students arrive at 7:30 in the morning for a special
class in computer programming because their busy
schedules will not allow them to take the regular pro-
gramming class for credit during the day.
TOP ROW: Scott Chapman. Phil Chumley, Linda Claiborne, Steven Creed, Sarah Crclia, Barbara Cyphers, Don Davenport, John Davenport,
Cooper. Darryl Cope, Mike Cox, Jayne Crane. SECOND ROW: Bruce Phyllis Davis, Richard Dean.
61TOP ROW: Gary Dickerson. Mike Dobbs, Don Dollins, Paul Doughty, Ensey, Margaret Everett, Sylvia Everett, Brenda Fanchcr, Janice Fincher,
Margarettc Drury, George Ellis. Diane Emery. SECOND ROW: Angelia Jerry Fleming. Brenda Fletcher.
Chili supper, candy drive help boost banquet reserves
One of the highlights for the junior class was
the chili supper held in October. Students
worked as a class to earn money for the Junior-
Senior Banquet. Another fund- raising drive was
a candy sale late in November.
TURNING IN her ticket to Charlotte Dab tone,
Susan Bezy, and Vicki Wills is Dor say Maffry
TOP ROW: Robert Foster, Joanie Frederick, Ken Garner, Linda Garrison. SECOND
ROW: Gav Garnett, Gary Gibson, Susie Gibson, Loran Ginn. THIRD ROW: Debbie
Goss. Charles Graham, Kay Grant, Jerrod Grcb.
62TOP ROW: Larry Greene, Karen Groves, Maria Guerra. SECOND
ROW: Madeleine Harbison. Don Hardy, Gary Harrington.
LOOKING OVER references for the. panel .discussion in
Mr. Frtesens American history class concerning the Viet
Nam situation is Tommy Slane.
TOP ROW: Judy Hatton, Johnny Hawkins, Julia Hazelwood. Sally Ronnie Hughes. David Hunt. THIRD ROW: Pam Huntley, Mike Hurley.
Henry, Robert Henson, Anita Hem, Sarah Hickerson. SECOND ROW: Randy Hyde, Woody Jackson, Raul Jiminez, Gary Jones, Hugh Jones.
Gary Hill, Steve Holsey. Connie Howard, Cindy Hudson, Connie Hughes.
63TOP ROW: Janey Jones, Mark Jones. Phil Jones, Shirley Jones, Jimmy
Kastner. Paulette Keeler, Kathy Kelly. SECOND ROW: Edward Kimball,
Glenda King. Joyce Kinney. Juan Nell Kinslow. Keith Kirby, Mickie
Kline, Nancy Klingler. THIRD ROW Ed Kortum, Pat Kraatz, David
Krueger, Susan Krum, Terry Kovash, Kcster Lackey, Audrey Lange.
Music and literature provide cultural enrichment
BOOK REPORTS, Gary Hill discovers, fill a large
part of his English III year. TOP ROW: Lyndia Leavitt, Linda Lee, Suson LeMasters.
SECOND ROW: Judy Leonard. Ronnie Lyde, Pat Lilly.MUSIC THEORY proves en-
grossing to Joanie Fredrick, fore-
ground, Bob Huckaby and Jerry
TOP ROW: John Unglc, Jan Nay
Maas sen. Dorsa v Maffry, Terry Ma-
han. Shirley Marshall. SECOND
ROW: Craig Martin, Vicki Martin.
Linda Massey, Phyllis Maxwell, Terry
Meacham. THIRD ROW: Gary Miller,
Jim Miller, Joy Mills, Carol Muskc,
An academic music course which will carry college en-
trance credit was offered for the first time this year. This
is the music theory course taught bv Mr. Don Leavitt.
Students receive instruction in note value, timing, harmony
and counterpoint. Composing short passages gives creative
opportunities for those with ambitions to write music.
Others are eager to learn music arranging under Mr.
Leavitt, who is a professional in this field also.
This is only one phase of elective music instruction
TOP ROW: Cary McLaughlin, Cherri McFarland, Vicki Norcross. Carla
Padgham, Tommy Pate, James Patrick, Carla Pelfrey. SECOND ROW:
which includes vocal and instrumental music, plus oppor-
tunities to participate in ensembles.
AH juniors are required to take English III, which in-
cludes grammar and composition as well as American
literature. For some it is the first serious introduction to
poetry and drama, and opens a new world of appreciation
of the writers of this nation. Records and films supple-
ment library' and class study.
Dawn Perry, Tom Peters, Jim Pierpont, Joe Pitts, John Ploszay, Joe
Plumlee, Beverly Porter.
65TOP ROW: Terry Quarles, Dennis Raduenz, Gree Radetsky, Susan Ray.
Susan Kay Ray, Leroy Reed, Jerrv Reutlingcr. SECOND ROW: Larrv
Rickey, Larry Ridenour, Mike Rinard. Mary Rivera. Victor Rivera. Steve
Roach, Carol Roberson.
College preparation aim of general academic courses
TOP ROW Sharon Robertson, Lonnie Robinson, Bonnie Rosales, Ronnie
Rosenbaum, Donnie Rowlett, Jane Routh, Ronnie Russell, SECOND ROW
Susie Rutherford, Clara Sadler, Leslie Schuler, John Schuster, Jimmy Scott,
Gayle Sellers, Jerry Sevier THIRD ROW: James Shaddock, Barry Shadid.
Lathlccn Shupe, Mike Simpson, Pat Simpson, Tommy Slanc. Sandy
66TOP ROW: Charlci Snyder, Jerry Spargur. Nicky Soear. David Stayton. Jolene Tate, Sherry Thacker, Robert Thompson, Russ Tracy, Bonnie
Gale Stein, Rodney Stout, Paulette Stowe. SECOND ROW: Jerry Stroud. Trammel, Janet Turner.
Junior year starts the college ball rolling in earnest for
most students. Required entrance subjects, such as Ameri-
can history, English III, Algebra II, Chemistry I and
modern languages are taken along with electives. College
entrance examinations arc begun. Juniors are encouraged
to take PSAT and Merit tests. These not only provide
scholarship opportunities, but also practice for ACT, SAT
and the College Entrance Examination Board achievement
tests during senior year. Some hop c to take accelerated
courses as a part of twelfth year work.
TOP ROW: Linda Turner, Carlos Valdez, Bettic Van Oostrum, Delbert
Waldroop, Joel Walker, Marilyn Wallace, Steve Wallace. SECOND ROW:
Michael Weatherford, Dee Wells, Vivian West, Julane White, Eddie
Williams, Vickie Wills, Brenda Wilson. THIRD ROW: Harry Wilson,
Earnest Wingfield, Mark Whitlock, David Woods, Butch Worrell, Jimmy
Wright, Rickey Yocham.
Tenth graders year starts
college, and vocational tests
Sophomore year is one of adjustment, decisions, and setting
new goals. From the moment of enrollment students realize
something big has happened. Aptitude tests, vocational
preference test, reading tests, physical fitness tests follow one
another in rapid succession. Counseling in the guidance office
and the classroom takes on a serious note of urgency. Situa-
tions ease as the weeks pass, and sophomores become part
of a tightly knit group, the Altus High student body.
STUDENT LEADERS Dell Ray Thom-
as, President; Mike Farley, Vice Pres-
dent and Tom Carratvay, Secretary
treasurer, represent sophomores on
school-wide committees during the year,
helping unify the former junior high-
school rivals into one loyal class.
FOUR ALTUS High alumni were
elected by sophomores as class parents
for 1965-66. Mr. and Airs. Jimmy Snell
and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Farley assist
students in finding interest groups and
planning class events and activities. Lin-
da Snell shows them the sophomore
Adults in the community chosen as
class parents and sponsors, who are
the faculty class representatives, help
sophomores find outlets for special
talents and provide supervision for
activities. These include parties, the
tea for seniors, and special drives.
SOPHOMORE SPONSORS Mrs. Bill
Brinkman, Mrs. C. M. Ewing, Mr. An-
ton Edmonson, and Mrs. Bob Rooker
check over reception suggestions for the
senior tea, given during Senior Week.Top Row. Frances Abernathy. Debv Aldrich, Bill Allen, Coy Allen. Glenda
Allen. Linda Allen. Denzil Allison.'Second Row Linda Anderson. Rudolph
Anderson. Harold Andreas. Sandra Andrews. Kathleen Appleby. Freddie
Arradondo. Kathy Atchison. Third Row Kenneth Avery. Corina Avril,
Brenda Baker. Jane Ball. Joe Bob Barefoot. Jackie Barnes. Jerry Barnett.
Sophomores may choose to begin vocational courses such
as basic subjects in business education and vocational
agriculture. Although distributive education cannot begin
until the junior year, tenth graders may earn extra units
that will leave work period time open for their final two
years in high school. Once again it is a matter of planning
ahead, and planning in time, to reach the goals desired.
Top Row Robert Beal. John Beatty. Charles Beets. Glenn Bennett. Larry ingame, Ellis Bond. Ronnie Booker. Shenlyn Bowers. Mark Box. Doug
Berman. Carol Beseler. Jan Bex. Second Rou Mike BcyreiJ, Walter Blass Breneman
69Top Row Wayne Brown. Wayne Buck. Christine Burdick. Vem Burrow.
Nancy Burton, Daniw Bush, Benny Byrd. Second Row: Toni Carraway,
Verletta Carruthers, Charles Carroll, Barry Causey, Carol Chapman. Tom-
my Chapman. Loretta Clendcnnen. Third Row Chris Cole. Dwight Col-
ville. LaVernc Coleman, Bill Cossey. Sherry Cotney, Steve Cox. Charles
Ambition, motivation help in earning additional units
Top Row: Paulette Crosby. Robert Curtis. Kathy Daniel. Carolyn Davis.
Douglas Davis, Steve Deen. James Dillon, Second Row Ronald Dobbins.
Kay Donaghc, Ronald Dorsey. Tim Drake. Floyd Duck, Laura Duke.
70T p Row Mike Duncan. Tom Duvall. Carolyn Eddings. Jamie Elliott. Second Rou
Brenda Fagan. Mike Farley. Benny Fisher. Mary Foster. Third Row Charlette Free,
Diane Garcia. Gary Gebcrt, Linda Oibson.
TOM HUBBARD checks chemistry measurement to
the final microgram for laboratory accuracy test.
Sophomores are given opportunities 'in keeping with
special abilities in both academic and extra-curricular fields
as they begin their preparatory course for college entrance.
Through summer school work and special electives as
early as the tenth year, students are able to earn twenty
two or twenty-three units during high school, often gain
ing advanced college standing in their special interest.
Top Row Lois Gonzales. Gnger Gordon. Jan Gramling. Robbie Grider.
Jolynn Greene. Connie Guzman. Billy Goldsbury. Second Row: Beth
Hadley. Mike Hagain. Kerry Haines. Joe Hale. Ronny Hale. Donna Hall.
Steve Hallmark.Top Row. Martha Hallock, Sammy Haltom, Luis Hernandez, Orville Har-
ris, Pat Hatley, Ruth Hayes, Robert Hickerson. Second Row. Gary Higgs.
John Hill, Mike Hill. Richard Hill, Larty Hollingsworth,, Jim 'Holman,
Wayne Holman, , Third Row Steven Hooper. Tannah Howard. Mike
Howeth. Tom Hubbard. Paula Hudson. Donna Hunter, Susan Hurley.
University bound tenth graders choose world history
HISTORY MAP a,ds Htiliztd by Pat Halley and Top Row Urrv Hum, Cylon Jack™. Sheila Jenning,. Sylvia Jimenez. Second
1 om t.arrauay are part of new Title III funds. Row: Pat Johnson. Gloria Jones. Mike Jones, Steven Kastner.
72Top Row Larrv Kelly. Bettv Jo King. Marlene Kinslow, LaDonna Kionut,
Bob Kizziar, Billy Kline. Iocnnjy Kraatz. Second Row Arthur Lange.
Cindy Lanza. Linda Lattimorc. Pat Laulis, Charles Lawson. Carolyn Led-
better. Jack Lee. Third Row Scott Liddlc. Cynthia Linne, Melba Lock-
wood. Joan Lovelace. Bobby Lovell. Janis Lovett, Robert Lowe.
During mid-spring of the ninth grade year Mr. Adrian
Rankin, guidance counselor, talks with freshmen concern-
ing subjects thev must have for high school graduation,
and the additional subjects thev must elect if they intend
to enter college. For many startled students, it is their
first inkling of the big decisions which must be made
immediately. Most of then choose a basic course, appli-
cable for all purposes of education.
Top Row: Kenny Lubrant, Sammy Mains. Cindy Mackey. Patricia Mar Matthews. Betty Mayotte. Max MiUer. Joe Mills. Buddy Mims. Cary
shall. Ted Marsfull. Debra Martin. Pam Martin. Second Row Emmett Mitchell. Sandy Montgomery.
73Top Row Jay Moreau. Taffy Mossicn. Stanley McAlpine, Marty McAn- Janis McEndree, Mike McIntosh. Wavne McKeavcr. Janey Nall. Rctta
alien. John McAskill. Vickie McClellan. Sonny McCutcheon. Second Row: Nash. Willie Neal, Billy Ncher
Biology course presents new advancements in science
BIOLOGY STUDENT Sandra Andrews inspects
the friendly skeleton, Homer Sapien," in Mr.
Garvin s biology class, during anatomy study.
Top Row: Herbert Ncwlin, Cathy Oglesby, John Olson. Bonnie O'Malley. Second
Row: Ellen O'Mallev. Randy O’NcaC Jim Ottman. Sandy Paladino. Thtrd Row:
Brenda Palermo, KatHlyn Palmer, Judy Parks, Ronda Parrish.
74Top Rim James Patterson, Dennis Phifer. Phillis Phillips. Donald Pinkston. Second
Row M. ry Post. Steve Powell. Kelly Powers. Jerry Price
TED MARSHALL uses new mathematics aid
for a calculation during geometry laboratory.
Science and mathematics are core subjects for many ca-
reers, and students begin serious study of both early in
their high school work. Under provisions of the National
Defense Education Act of 1958. Altus provided the match-
ing funds which helped secure latest specialized Equip-
ment. Biologv, chemistry, and mathematics laboratories
arc a part of the new wing added two years ago. Each
year additional equipment is added, making individual
research possibc. Additional advanced math has been
approved for 1966 under new legislation.
Top Row Janet Prvor. Eddv Purcell. Jan Queer. Roger Quibodcaux. Jim Robertson. Third Row Wayne Robertson. Rcta Robinson. Kathy Robison.
Rankin. Randv Ray. Tommie Reed Second Row Karen Rcser. Fred Riges. Eddie Rogers. Jasper Rowland. Ronnie Rudick. Tern Rudow
Kay Risinger. Marilyn Roberson. Lowell Roberts. Sharron Roberts, CharlesTop Row John Russell. Lynn Scalf, Brigitte Shaddock. Doug Shadid. Don
Sharp. Bobby Sherwood. Terry’ Shipley. Second Row Patricia Shirley.
Bonnie Sholar, Robert Sholar.
Skach, Robert Skinner.
Martha Shoumake, Harry Sierer, Allen
Diagnostic tests help sophomores plan future studies
Top Row Keith Sleight. Loretta Smith, Linda Snell. Darla Southern.
Barbara Spargur. Tommy Spraggms. Yvonne Steele. Second Row: Debbie
Stephens. Kathy Stout. Phyllis Sutton, Charles Tcfcrtiller, Donnie Tern’,
Jim Tew. Gwen Thacker Third Row Dell Ray Thomas. Janice Thomas.
Angela Thomason. Terry Thompson. Janice Trent. La Nita Turner, Phil
76Top Row Matt Waldroop. Jankc Walker. Carol Wallace. Debbie Warner. Brenda W.lliaim. Mike WUliamson, Nancy Williams. Tern Williams. Terry
Mike Warren. Linda Wat ley, Nick Weaver. Second Row: Leslie Wiley. Williams. Brenda Wiliamson.
By the time today’s students take prospective employee
tests for the corporations or government agencies for which
they may work, the test taking technique will be a familiar
one. Sophomores find the Kudcr Vocational Preference
Test far different from the achievement tests to which
they have been accustomed. With national assessment
next on the scholastic agenda, these sophomores will be
well prepared for whatever the experts may concoct.
Top Row: Beverly Willis. Dianne Willis. Patty Wilson. Phyllis Wilson. Second Row:
Sandy Wilson. Wanda Wingfield. Carolyn Wooden, Janis Woods. Third Row Mike
Wray. John Wright. Vicki Yec. Sue Yochim.
KUDER PREFERENCE test IS both interesting and
engrossing for Charles Carroll, Philip Olson, I arry
Hurst, and Vicki McClellan in Mrs. Brinkman s
English II class.OCTET tries new melody as Ann Wmsett accompanies. Mrs. A. IV. Edwards directs. Missing member Eugene Cagle made picture.ACTIVITIES
Reflection of Altus High without its clubs would be
like a mirrored image of a girl without a smile. From
Pep Club to Future Farmers to Future Data Pro-
cessors and the Future Business Leaders of America,
organizations at AHS lend fraternity and friendli-
ness to school life. With the birth of the Future
Data Processors of America, the family of Alpha
chapters at Altus High also is grown. Altus had the
first chapter of Future Journalists in the nation, and
one of the first Neighborhood Youth Corps chapters.
Eighteen subject-related clubs are a' liable for mem-
bership to AHS students. With met .ngs of different
groups all through the week, halls of Altus High
are busy both day and night.
NYC OFFICE aides Barbara Smith and Brenda Duvall.
THAT ALTUS BAND steps through Class AA routines to win district marching event as bandsmen from other cities look onCARLOS V ALDEZ, lames Patrick, and Bill Cook examine an
oil painting by student. Rose Burrow executed in oils.
Variety of media promotes
Art came of age at Altus Senior High this year with the
addition of advanced art instruction. As a result it was pos-
sible for many students to begin study in art forms they
may wish to continue as a major or minor in college. Mrs.
Dick Maffry, instructor, believes art students should have,
as much latitude as possible in finding the media they en-
joy, and becoming adept in its use. Of coursceach student
docs basic work in water colors, oils, sculpturing, and
CHOOSING colors for one's oil painting can often be a dif-
ficult job, as Pam Beavers and GayNell Robertson found out.
sketching from life as well as other art forms.
At the Art II level, students begin advanced design in
graphics, and textiles; and in ceramics they learn to cast
their own molds. In sculpture they' may use heavy metals,
wood, clay, or other media. During the final sue weeks
students may follow their inclinations in completing
special projects and preparing entries for the outdoor art
show and other exhibitions in which they participate.
MRS. DICK MAFFRY, left, shows how to cast ceramics molds, a project for the Art
II students. Below, Larry Calkins, ftmmy Hines, and Carol Bicak sort through maga-
zines to find unusual pictures for an assignment. At the same time, they look for
information for a semester project on Art appreciation.
80ART CLUB members include. Front Row: Sylvia Everett. Diane
Fleming. Juanita F.vcrett. Terri Barker, Rose Burrow. Margaret
Everett, Carmen Ortega, Carla Pclfry. Second Row: Margaret
Parsons, Lynda Besett, Linda Mitchell, Sheryl Runividge. Mary
McAskill, Jane Routh, Susan Bezy, Cathy Kastner. Mrs. Dick
Maffrv. sponsor. Back Row: Bill Sholar. James Goodwin. Stephen
Green Thomas Lower. Ronnie Flughes, Sherry Curtis, Allan
Thompson. Bill Cook. Jeff Sparks.
Artises of the Year, Right, were chosen on the basis of a
general ability in art, versatility of media, good grades,
and a definite decisidn to make art a career. Jacki Causey
and Allan Thompson embody these qualifications. Both
have actively participated in Art Club; they' have designed
stage settings for the school productions and assemblies,
and they willingly assist anyone who may need their help.
Although they arc both versatile with the many different
medias available in the field of art, they prefer oil painting
from life. Their creations have been featured regularly in
many of the local art exhibits. They are shown here with
some of their recent works.
ON AN art field trip last fall, Susan Bezy and fane Routh made
themselves as comfortable as possible and sketched the surround-
ing countryside. Other field trips included the County fair.
ARTISTS of the year are Allan Thompson and lacki Causey.
81LOOKING over the popular " Wildcat ' medley is the
1965-66 mixed quartet, composed of Joe Mason, Eugena
Cagle, Judy Williams, and Jack Carroll Fancher, upper
left. Accompanist for the group i Ann Winsett.
SENIOR TRIO members, Eugena Cagle, Sherry Curtis,
and Judy Williams, upper right, met during home
room and after school to prepare serious and comical
selections for assembly programs and civic functions.
BOYS' QUARTET for this year is composed of sopho-
mores and juniors, left. Gaylon Jackson, George Ellis,
Jim Rankin, and Johnny Hawkins presented various
selections for school and city organizations.
MEMBERS of the Boys Glee Club arc. Front Row: Tommy Duvall, Pat
Johnson. Eddie Biddy, Mike Hurlcv. Gaylon Jackson. David Woods, Joe
Mason, George Ellis, Phil Jones, l5on Sharp. Second Rou Jack Carroll
Fancher. Don Bonds, John Wright. Charles Lawson, Kent Jennings,
Buddy Mims, Benny Byrd, Robert Beal, John Russell. Larry Hurst, Don
Ashlev. Lowell Roberts. Back Row: Tommy Hampton, Tommy Kraatz,
Jim Rankin, John Ploszay. Gerry Spargur. $cott Chapman, Johnny Haw-
kins, Brent Briscoe. Sammy Haltom. Rick Hill. Donnie Rowlett, Don
Hardy, and director, Mrs. A. W. Edwards.MODERN CHOIR members arc: Front Row: Tom Hubbard, Tommy
Duvall, Harold Andreas. Second Row: ]an Gramling. Eddie Biddy, Brenda
Williamson. Mike Hurley, Jama Smith, Joe Mason, Susan Tims, Jack
Fanchcr, Ann Cagle, Jim Rankin, Linda Snell. Back Row: Gwen Thacker.
Benny Byrd, Eugcna Cagle, John Ploszay, Dawn Perry, George Ellis,
Cherri McFarland. Don Hardy. Lynn Faulkner. Brent Briscoe, Ann
Entertainment groups become high school ambassadors
“Call the highschool. they’ll have something worth-
while for a program,” is a statement frequently heard
in Altus from community leaders. For many years
Altus Schools have had an entertainment bureau for
this purpose. Accomplished vocal groups stay ready
to perform on call.
BOYS GLEE CLUB officers, above, representative of
their three classes, are Secretary Buddy Mims, Vice
President, Johnny Hawkins; ana President, foe Mason.
OFFICERS for the Varsity Chorus are traditionally seniors. This year
they are. Vice President, Jama Sue Smith; President, foe Mason; and
Secretary-Treasurer, Carolyn Henry.
83MEMBERS of the Sophomore Girls’ Glee are. Front Row: Diane Wil-
son Yvonne Steele, Sandy Paladino, Kay Donaghe, Betty King, Susan
Hurley. Mary Foster, Janet Piyor, Phyllis Phillips, Sheila Jennings, Judy
Parks, Kathy Robison, Debbie Stephens, Cindy Lan a. Second Row: Leslie
Wiley, Sandy Montgomery. Cynthia Linne, Nancy Williams. Beverly
Willis, Taffy Moissen, Jinger Gordon. Kathy Stout, Jan Gramling. Gloria
Jones. Carolyn Eddings, Martha Hallock, Jackie Barnes, Sheriy Cotncy,
Terry Shipley, Francis Abernathy, Nancy Burton. Third Row: Terr)’ Bar-
Year of contests, festivals,
A new ensemble was added this year to the evergrowing
vocal music department, under the direction of Mrs. A.
W. Edwards. The Modern Choir met three days a week
during homeroom and after school Tuesdays to practice
popular tunes to be performed for civic and literary clubs.
Instrumental background for the choir was provided by
piano, two guitars, and drums.
Choral students began work in the fall on numbers for
the music festival held at Weatherford. Working as a
large group and in small ensembles, they also presented
numerous assemblies, special programs, and participated
in various contests.
PIANO ACCOMPANISTS for the Mixed Chorus are Donnie
Rowlett and Ann Wmsett. Donnie also accompanies the Varsity
Girls’ Glee Club.
MEMBERS of the Varsity Girls’ Glee Club are, Front Row: Beverly Por-
ter. Linda Massey. Angelia Ensey, Barbara Smith, Carol Chapman. Brenda
Williamson. Ann Cagle. Joy Mills, Carolyn Carter. Janet Laird, Susan Ray,
Vickie Norcross. Sue Stephen. Barbara Cyphers, Jennifer Jones. Pat Lily,
Sharon Blackard. Second Row: Ruth Ann McCarty, Becky Bassett, Gwen
Tracker. Kay Deutch, Janice Hatton, Glenda King. Dawn Perry. Mary
Smith, Linda Lee, Cathy Shupc, Marilyn Forst, Paulette Keeler, Phyllis
ker. Brenda Palermo, Jamie Elliott, Freddie Arradondo, Tannah Howard.
Janice Duncan. Jane Ball, Pat Laulis, Loretta Smith, Vickie Yce, Kathleen
Appleby, Carolyn Wooden, Kathy Oglesby. Barbara Spargur, Marilyn
Roberson. Back Row: Janice Woods, Sandra Andrews, Charlettc Free.
Patty Wilson, Carolyn Davis. Linda Walley. Rita Robison, Linda Allen.
Christine Burdick. Cindy Mackey, LaNita Turner, Terry Thompson.
Paulette Crosby, Linda Anderson, Donna Hall. Betty Ann Mayotte,
programs for voice clubs
Chenault, Leslie Schuler. Mary Anne Aiken. Sheryl Suttle. Debbie Chap-
man. Third Row: Kathy Kelly, Gay Garnett, Chcrri McFarland, Connie
Hughes, Barbara Parsons, Phyllis Davis, Lucy Agucro, Charlotte Babionc,
Vickie Wills, Jane Walker, Leu Baker. Nance Klinglcr. Brenda Wilson.
Margaret Parsons. Patricia Elcy, Cathy Kastner, Joyce Kinney, Marilyn
Wallace, Carla Padgham, Sarah Crelia.MIXED CHORUS members arc: Front Row Ann Caele. Mitzic Standlcc.
Susie Rutherford. Melanie Windle. Carolyn Henry, Louanna Law, Beth
Hadley. Vickie McClellan. Bonnie O'Malley. Charlotte Babione. Lynda
Leavitt. Marion Zumbro. Karen Slack. Susan Tims, and Mrs. A. W. Ed-
wards. Second Row: Pat Johnson. Tommy Duvall. Gaylon Jackson, Eugena
Cagle. Sherry Curtis. Lynn Faulkner. Linda Snell, Sherry Tracker. Sheryl
Suttle. Judy Williams. Jama Smith. Sally Reagan. Ann Winsett, Jack
Fancher. Third Row: Mike Hurley. Don Bonds, Eddie Biddy. John
Wright. Charles Lawson, David Woods. Kent Jennings, Buddy Mims.
Benny Byrd, Joe Mason, Don Ashley. Phil Jones, George Ellis. Lowell
Roberts, Donnie Rowlett. Bach Row: Don Sharp, Tommy Hampton,
Tommy Kraatz. Jim Rankin. John Ploszay, Gerry Spargur. Scott Chap-
man. Johnny Hawkins, Brent Briscoe, Robert Beal. Larry Hurst. John
Russell, Sammy Haltom, Rick Hill, Don Hardy.
VARSITY Girls Glee
Club officers are, above,
Walker; President, Pa-
tricia Eley; Vice Presi-
dent, Ruth Ann Mc-
for the sophomore girls
who meet third hour arc
Vickie Yee and Manlyn
OFFICERS for Sophomore Girls' Glee Club
arc President, Loretta Smith, and Secretary-
Treasurer, Marilyn Roberson.THAT ALTUS BAND
attract football crowds
For three decades,That Altus Band has attended over 95
percent of the football games, both at home and on the
road. Great effort is always made to support the football
team. If the AHS football team is there, the band prob-
ably will be there also. Much time and practice go into
the band s performance, which includes rewriting or re-
vising productions, unusual and interesting marching
formations, and other showmanship feats which entertain
the pre-game audience as well as the half time crowd.
This excellent showmanship has made the AHS band a
notable community and school organization.
AS THE BAND marched in for the final game of the
extended season, the December cold air seemed to bring
tears to the eyes of many seniors, who realized this was
their last march at a football game.
MEMBERS of the pep band shown are Wayne McEndree, ferry Reutlin-
ger, John Beabout, fames Dickson, and Steve Cox. Boys in the pep band
change from time to time, because the members trade to suit their needs.
THE MEMORY OF
Tommy Duvall, Altus
Band Percussionist, suc-
cumbed to hemophilia
in January after sixteen
years of knowing this tc
be his inevitable end. Fel-
low bandsmen will nevei
forget his ready smile,
crisp cane nee, and cour-
SHERRY CURTIS and Roger Ptppen tabulate and type
final results of the 1965 District Marching Contest.
Perennial host to the Southwest Dis-
trict Marching contest, That Altus
Band is ineligible to compete for the
outstanding band trophy, but consist-
ently wins top awards from the judges.
T his year the band received its highest
rating and accolades on its performance
from other band directors as well. Host-
ing the event requires weeks of prepar-
ation, with cverv band member, as-
signed a duty. Approximatclv 20 bands
enter the annual event. Altus bands-
men help with registration, keep sheets
for the judges, and help visiting direc-
tors secure facilities for their musicians.AN EVENT involving as many people as a marching contest, takes
infinite organization, ferry Reuthnger and Dee Wells, his unseen
partner on field, help by means of short wave radios to keep the
bands moving as dictated by the judges.
Reputations of That Altus Band and its concert counterpart,
plus the Down Beats, the stage band, have been established
in the ten-state area of this region during past years. In 1965
That Altus Band represented the State of Oklahoma as its
official unit in the inaugural parade of President Lvndon
Johnson. This Mas- the band has been chosen to participate
in the festival of Six Flags of Texas. Down Beats has
appeared on area and metropolitan television, and as the
theatre band for all-school productions.
JUNIOR Drum major, Lynda Leavitt, and senior Drum
major, Roger Pippin, reflect a concerned attitude significant
of their responsibilities as leaders of the band's marching unit.
"Down Beats’ 65-66 are Front Row Sherry Curtis. Debbie Warner. Gary Adams. Phil Neely. John Bezy. Roger Quibodeaux. Mike Avey.
Sheryl Rumvidge. Susie McDermott. Lynda Leavitt. Second Row Clay Standing: Tom Hubbard. Jerry Reuthnger. HamM Andreas, and director
McAlpinc. Wayne McEndree. John Curtis, Johnny Villines. Back Row: Don Leavitt.THAT ALTUS BAND
Participation by AHS band helps boost school spirit
MEMBERS OF THE ALTUS HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT BAND ARE
First Row: Sue Murrell. Carol Roberson. Sarah Hickcrson, Connie Howard,
Pat Hatley. Susan Hurley. Ronda Parrish, Marsha Shoumake. Second Row:
Joy Mills, Lynda Leavitt, Linda Turner, Bern' Atchison, Stephen Roach,
Jack Carol! Fancher, Kathy Atchison, Mary Post, Betty Wilson, John
Beabout, John Kimball. Eddie Kimball, Mary Montoya, Jama Smith,
Joannic Fredericks, Carol Muske. Third Row: Jane Goodwin, Gayle Sellers,
Robbie Grider, Pam Martin, Linda Izzo, Steven Shadid, Phil Neely, Gary
Adams, Roger Quibodcaux. John Bczy. Jess Karr. Bobby Huckaby, Mike
Jones, Gary Mitchell. Doug Greenbough, Doug Davis, Jack Lee, SusieREVIEWING the newly purchased arrangements of 'Mary Popptns Moon
River,” and ”Scarlet Ribbons” are Director Don Leavitt and his two assistants Mr.
Nick Moody and Mr. fames Rogers.
BAND OFFICERS Gary Adams. Vice President, fama Sue Smith. Secretary-
Treasurer, and Wayne McEndree. President check to see if everyone has his music.
Boy officers are wearing practice suits, newest addition to the band uniforms, fama
is wearing the official band blazer chosen last year by the band.
McDemott. Carla Pclfrcy, Phyllis Maxwell, Debbie Warner, Sheryl Runi-
vidgc. Back Row : Butch Lcwton, Janie Walker, Betty' Van Oostrum, Gayle
Stein, Anita Hern. Vicki McClellan. Audrey Lange. Doug Culp. Tommy
Hubbard, Harold Andreas, Bruce Creed, Dec Wells. Jerry Reutlingrr. Mike
Beyrcis, Sherry Curtis. Bill Causey. Clay McAlpinc, John Thaggard.
Johnny Villines. Wayne McEndree. John Curtis. Standing: Nick Moody.
James Rogers. Don Leavitt. John Hill. Randy Ray, James Dickson, Gary
Higgs. Madeleine Harbison. Jeff Sparks, Steve Cox, Stephen Green. Roger
Pippin. Arthur Lange. Mike Avcy, Tommy Duvall.LOS ADELANTEDORES
Spanish Club members use
their language frequently
SPANISH CLUB OFFICERS, left to right, Songleader, Cherri
McFarland; Vice President, Eugena Cagle; Sergeant at Arms.
Pat Talley; Secretary, Ann Winsett; Treasurer, Carolyn Henry;
and President, Sally Reagan hang pinata for a fiesta.
BARRY SHADID, lames Dickson, and Chad Jones bargain for
merchandise as they characterize a Spanish fable.
FIRST YEAR SPANISH CLUB MEMBERS ARE. Front row: Sharon
Roberts. Cynthia Linne. Bonnie O'Malley. Patty Wilson. Diane Willis.
Freddie Arradondo. Second row Brenda Williamson, Gwen Thacker.
LaNita Turner. Bonnie Sholar. Terry Thompson. Brenda Wilson. Pam
Martin. Sharon Blackard, Tannah Howard. Carolyn Davis. Third row
Debbie Warner. Leslie Wiley. Carol Beseler . Janet Pryor. Judy Parks.
Robbie Grider. Kay Donaghe. Kathy Robinson. Kathleen Appleby. Kathy
Stout. Debbie Stephens, Frances Abernathy. Mary Post. Mrs. Bob Rooker,
sponsor. Fourth row Cindv Lanza. Charles Robertson. Audrey Lange.
Carol Muske. Linda Snell. Sherry Cotncy. Jackie Barnes. Joy Mills, Conna
Avila, Judy Leonard. Diane Fleming, Sarah Hickerson, Carolyn Carter.
Phyllis Wilson, Janis Lovett. Fifth row: Charlctte Free. Charles Lawson,
Emmet Matthews. Barbara Spargur. Vicki McMillan, Susan LeMasters,
Janey Jones. Ruth Scoggm. Debbie Martin, Debbie Goss, Karen Groves,
Sylvia Jimincz. Marilyn Wallace. Carolyn Eddings, Pat Lilly. Carolyn
Wooden. Linda Turner. Mrs. Kenneth Holt, sponsor. Back row; Taffy
Mossien. Mike Farley. Charley Snvder. Gary Hill. Steve Holsey, Leroy
Reed. Gilbert Zavala, George Ellis, Mike Hurley. Johnny Hawkins. Keith
Kirby. Sue Murrell. Mickie Kline, Gayle Sellers.’ Sally Henry. Carol Bicak,
Nikita Bardsley, Mrs. C. M Ewing, sponsor.SECOND YEAR SPANISH CLUB members are. Front row: Eugena Cagle.
Peggy Calc. Lila Terry, Jancy Walker. Jennifer Wilbom. Ann Cagle.
Susie Rutherford, Joyce Kiimev. Phyllis Chcnault. Betty Wilson. Second
row Lee Weems. Mary McAskill. Mitzic Standlee. Margaret Howard.
Susan Tims. Melanie Windle. Carolyn Henry. Sue Stevens. Ruth Ann
McCarty. Louanna Law. Jean Henderson. Mrs. C. M. Ewing, sponsor.
Third row Donald Lott. Sandra Andrews. Sheryl Suttle. Jane Routh. Pam
Huntley. Chern McFarland. Nancy Klingicr, Paulette Stowe. Clara Sadler.
Dorsay Maffry. Cheryl Corey. James Dickson. Edward Kimball. Mrs. Bob
Rookcr. Mrs. Kenneth Holt, sponsors. Fourth row Ann Dicindio. Linda
Mitchell. Shcrrv Tracker. Julie Hazelwood. Gale Stein. Betty Van Oostrum.
Carol Roberson. Betty Allen. Janice Fincher. Roxie Beavers. Jan-Nay
Maason. Marv Ann Aiken. Kay Deutch. Jane Goodwin Back row. Pat
Talley. Chad Jones. Nickv Spear. Jerry Foster. Barry Shadid. Don Bonds.
Jim Byrd. Scott Fredrick. Phil Jones. David Woods. Cvnthia Rowan. Glenda
King. Dawn Perry. Ann Winsett. Beverlv Roney. Sally Rcaean. Gay Gar-
nett. Lynn Faulkner. Jane Walker. Betty Atchison. Steven Shadid.
Margarita, Melanie Windle, threatens Bucles de Oro. Ann Win-
sett. with her bat tn a Spanish Club skit for members only.
MRS. EWING, left, explains her bulletin board to other Spanish
Club sponsors. Mrs. Rooker and Mrs. Holt before a meeting.
This vear the Spanish Club has been very busy although
only second and third year members were active during
the first semester. At the beginning of the second semes-
ter, first year members were initiated into the club. If any
one of the members, new or old, speaks one word of Eng-
lish or any other language besides Spanish during one of
the meetings, he is fined the sum of two cents. There are
three sponsors for the Spanish Clubs this year, Mrs.
C. M. Ewing, Mrs. Kenneth Holt, Mrs. Bob Rooker.LATIN TEACHER Mrs. Dale Culver describes her trip to
Rome to Latin Club officers Charlotte Babione, Pres.; Linda
Lee, Sec.-Treas.; Shirley Marshall, Vice-Pres.; Stephen Roach,
CHRISTMAS CAROLS are sung by Cathy Shupe, Brenda
Palermo, Ronnie Rosenbaum, Beth Hadley, standing, and Johnny
Ploszay and Christine Burdick, seated.
Plebes and patricians celebrate Roman customs, feasts
The customs and dress of carlv Roman days are portrayed
each year by members of the Latin Club. The annual
slave auction, in which Latin I members are auctioned
off to Latin II students, gains money for club events.
Many events are scheduled each year, such as a Saturnalia
or Christmas party and caroling in Latin, trips to the
Oklahoma Junior Classical League Convention, and an
Ides of March banquet at the end of the year.
LATIN CLUB members are Front Roil- Linda Izzo, Vickie Wills, Lor-
etta Smith, Beth Hadley. Third Row: Cathv Shupe, Linda Lee, Linda
Southern. Ruth Scoggin, Shirley Marshall Second Row: Charlotte Babione.
Mary Smith. Brenda Palermo. Sandra Andrews. Back Row Mrs. Dale
Culver, sponsor. Madeleine Harbison, Mike Dobbs, Ronnie Rosenbaum.
Christine Burdick. Carla Pelfrcy.
92PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE is said m Latin by Mrs. Culver, Madeleine
Harbison. Stephen Roach, Kester Lackey, Ronnie Rosenbaum, and Becky
Bassett at a regular meeting.
ROMAN COSTUMED is Unda Lee, secretary-treas-
urer of Latin Club, at the annuaI slave sale.
STUDYING for the ICL contest in Latin vocabulary, derivatives, and
mythology are Charlotte Babione and Vickie Wills.
ROMAN SLAVES in tunics beseech their togaed Latin masters for mercy at the
Latin Club slave sale in the fall. Madeleine Harbison. Carla Pelfrey, and Linda
Southern, standing, command their slaves, Mike Dobbs. Becky Bassett, and Connie
Hughes, to obey their masters.
93MEMBERS from first and second year French classes who have partici-
pated in various club activities this year are as follows: Front Row. Sheila
Jennings. Diane Garcia. Anita Hern. Carol Chapman. Margaret Everett,
Sylvia Everett. JoAnn Bazil. Juanita Everett. Barbara Smith. Jennifer
Jones. Brenda Hayne, Brigett Shaddock. Second Row: James Shaddock,
Madeline Harbison. Vicki Yec, Susan Bezy, Vickie Wills, Pat Hatley,
Roger Ntyatt, Sandy Smith. Jack Lee. Alicia Tew, Sonny McCutcheon.
Paulette Crosby. Back Row: Jim Miller, Gary Dickerson, John Hill. Roger
Quibodcaux. Sue Murrell. Kenny Lubrant, John Bezy. Bill Sholar, Donna
Duvall. Betty Mayotte, Martha Hallock.
French slaves render day of service to town merchants
Practice in the spoken language is given members of the
French club under conditions they would find if they
visited in France. Social events such as dinners, teas, and
dramatic programs, with all conversation in French is an
important facet of French club membership. Mrs. Culver,
who spent the summer in France, helps plan events in the
FRENCH CLUB officers for 1965-66, left, Roger Myatt, Presi-
dent, Alicia Tew, Vice President, and Sue Murrell, Secretary-
Treasurer; count the votes for their queen.
This year the French Club, sponsored by Mrs. Dale Cul-
ver, organized several club projects for earning money.
One of these was the slave sale, held November 20,
which brought in fifty-five dollars.
ONE CLUB PROJECT for making money was a slave sale on
the courthouse steps.
94Employment in a college or public library
may lie in the future for any of the
members of Altus High’s Library Science
Club. The organization teaches and gives
practice in filing and classifying library
books and magazines. Sponsored by Miss
Bessie Brogan, librarian for AHS and
Altus Junior College, the club grows in
membership each year. Students, who
work in the library earn a half unit of
credit each year.
MEMBERS of the 1965-66 Library Science Club are
as follows: Front Row: Mary Osbum, Kerry Haines,
Susan LeMastcrs, Linda Parsley, Miss Bessie Brogan,
sponsor, Jan Queer. Back Row: Yvonne Steele, Shirley
Jones. Pam Marple. Juanita Everett, Kathy Robison.
Library student aides’ college opportunities multiply
DEPENDABLE library assistants Kerry Haines and Yvonne
Steele put away and arrange books that have been checked
in and out by students at Altus High School. These are
the jobs expected to be done by the members of this club.
MUCH OF the club's responsibility lies upon the officers through-
out the school year. The 1965-66 Library Science Club officers are
the following: Reporter, Shirley Jones; Vice President, Mary Os-
burn; President, Pam Marple; Secretary-Treasurer, Susan LeMasters.
AHS troupe establishes
new customs in 1966
“Teacup Tree” is die story of Martliabclle Sanders, who
began a collection of teacups which she hung on the tree
in her yard. Soon tourists began to make inquiries concern-
ing the purpose of the tree. "Good citizens” of Cottonwood
decided the tree had to come down. Because the tree was
the only good thing Marthabelle had ever created, she
wanted to keep it. When people began destroying them-
selves because of it, however, Marthabelle is forced to take
down the teacup tree. “Teacup Tree” won first place in
one-act play festival at Weatherford, qualifying its cast
for competition in regionals and a chance to go on to state.
Mar)' Ann Akin and Martv McAnallcn received nomi-
nations for best actress. Later in the semester, the play
was presented to the student body.
REHEARSING the prize winning one-act play. "Teacup Tree"
are cast members Louanna Law, Mary Ann Akin, Pat Talley and
Roger Pippin. Not shown are Marty McAnallen and Don Hardy.
Altus High Thespian Troupe this year established several
new customs. The yearly initiation banquets were high
spots in the club’s activities. In December new members
were formally welcomed into the group, and officers were
elected. The)' were Pat Talley, president; Ruth Ann Mc-
Carty, vice president; Sally Reagan, secretary; Beverly
Roney, reporter; Cheryl Corey, sentinel. In May the troupe
was one of the first clubs to use the new cafeteria for their
spring farewell banquet. Another group of new members
was initiated at that time.
Thespian stars are granted on a point system for partici-
pation in plays and assemblies. Members qualifying for
stars were: Ruth Ann McCarty, Cheryl Corey, Beverly
Roney, Alicia Tew, Jane Walker, Janey Walker, Mike
Dobbs, Steve Shadid, Sally Reagan, Louanna Law, Marty
McAnallen, Mary Anne Akin, Rita Styron, Ann Winsett,
Eugena Cagle. Roger Pippin and Don Hardy won two
stars, and Pat Talley accumulated three this year.
SPEECH instructort ]. C. Hicks does make up for Ann Winsett
before top-rating "Cry of Crows' goes on at Chickasha festival.
THESPIAN TROUPE MEMBERS arc, first row: Louanna
Law, Marty McAnallcn. Rita Styron, Sue Stephen, Melanie
Windle, Ruth McCarty, Patricia Elcy, Jean Henderson. Second
row: Jama Smith, Janey Walker, Mary Ann Akin, Jane Walker,
Ann Winsett, Cheryl Corey, Alicia Tew, Mike Dobbs. Thir
row: Mr. J. C. Hicks, sponsor, Bcv Roney, Judy Williams, Pa
Talley, Jeff Sparks, Steve Shadid, Sally Reagan, Robin Moreau
Eugena Cagle.LEARNING to apply make-up correctly is an important
part of speech. Second sear students Bn Roney and Lou-
anna Law practice in dressing room of auditorium.
MARTY Me ANNALLEN, a sophomore, perfects her stance and
oration as lim Rankin and Mr. Hicks listen, ftm, Marty, and Mike
Hill were the first sophomores ever to he enrolled in speech classes.
Activities of the AHS speech department arc varied, giv-
ing each student the chance to use his own special talents.
There are two organizations for speech students: National
Forensic League and National Thespian Troupe. Both are
nation-wide honor societies for students of drama. Mem-
bership in both is gained by earning the required number
of points in different speaking situations. Other activities
of the department include an annual three act play, which
this year was the comedy, “Quiet Summer. Various as-
semblies arc presented throughout the year, including a
patriotic and an Easter program. Students entered several
interscholastic contests during the year, in events ranging
from original oratory to dramatic interpretation. They en-
tered community speaking contests, such as the Soil Con-
servation Contest. Various civic clubs and organizations
were entertained by speech students.
Something new this year in the speech department was
the informal initiation of pledges into Thespians. Each
pledge was assigned a “master.” He was then taken to
downtown Altus and required to beg fifty pennies from
strangers. A formal initiation was held in December. In
the spring, members of NFL and Thespians had a joint
banquet at which the outstanding Thespian awards were
presented to the students.
STEPHEN SHAD1D kisses away the blisters on Alicia Tew s
"lily-white" hand. It cues part of the humorous duet-act."If
Thoughts Could Speak." Alicia and Steve took the act to the
Forensic contest at Chickasha where they received a rating of
excellent. Stephen and Alicia are advanced speech students.
MEMBERSHIP in the National Forensic League is a coveted
honor among speech students. Six AHS students qualified
this year. They are, seated, Ruth McCarty, secretary, Mike
Hill, president, Louanna Law, vice-president. Standing are
Eugena Cagle, lim Rankin, and Cheryl Corey.
om ivOO and Aay Allen
to2 oilTy torMdn‘Z'r FV F,emmZ - f U rtp
to the Oklahoma Cooperative Cotton Compress, worlds largest.
l ». . ceremony for new cittzens was observed
in anoTh7 U UckS°n C°Hnt diStrict COKrt ™”
‘enZfrJf, P eXPmfnce wbkh “ P"‘ of the course in
general knowledge new, coverage of person, and event,.
Future journalists gain background for writing
Journalism students learn to write about what they see,
what they hear, and what they learn through research
and interviews. Writing and editing The Collar, Altus
High s student newspaper, is a part of their laboratory
work, but it is only a part of it. Students write two maga-
zine articles during the year, with each student submitting
t eir article to a different magazine. Each year some are
published in national media. They also write copy for the
Christmas edition of the down-town daily. The Altus
I imcs-Democrat. Each May they write biographical
sketches about each graduating senior which appear in the
I imes-Dcmocrat s special graduation edition.
Field trips are an important segment of the year’s work.
I hese me ude ones to Altus Printing to observe job and
other methods, to the Times-Democrat to observe a medi-
um size daily, and to the Daily Oklahoman to observe a
metropolitan paper in production. Other trips arc to broad-
cast media, industries and businesses and to interview
celebrities in the news at public meetings and here.
Reactivation of the Altus chapter of
Quill and Scroll, international honor
society for students in journalism was
celebrated at the end of the first se-
mester. In addition to being in the top
percentile in journalism, students who
qualify for Quill and Scroll also must
be in at least the top one-third of their
class in all subjects taken during high
school, and be a senior in standing.
QUILL AND SCROLL initiates for 1966
are Diane Fleming, fama Smith, lennifer
lone,. Carl Odom, Lynn DiBartolo. Rita
Styron. lean Henderson, Cathy Kastner
and (not pictured) Louanna Law, seniors.
98FUTURE JOURNALISTS OF AMERICA Members include: Front Row
Diane Fleming. Jean Henderson. Kay Allen, Judy Rcdmon, Juanita Everett.
Lynn DiBartolo. Rita Styron. Lucy Aguero. Cindy Hudson; Second Row
Mrs. Weldon Ferris, sponsor, Peggy Cale, Jennifer Jones, Marianne Merrill,
Cathy Kastner. Susan LcMaster. Jama Smith, Betty Wilson, Barbara Par-
son, Bill Cook. Sam Aboussie. Jeff Sparks; Back Row: Carl Odom. Mark
Whitlock, Larry Green, Rodney Tidwell, Scott Frederick. Steve Green, Joe
Plumlec, Mark Briscoe, Gary Blevins, Ronald Conger, Jim Hines and
Altus Chapter of Future Journalists of America was first in the nation,
although the organization now is international and in many states.
Officers of the state association are elected at the fall meeting of the
Oklahoma Interscholastic Press association at the University of Okla-
homa at Norman. Altus alpha chapter has two officers this year.
State president is Eugena Cagle, senior, editor of the Bulldog, pictured
on Page 100 and Charlotte Babione, junior, second state vice presi-
dent. In order to be a member of F.J.A. students must be active in
journalism and student publications. F.J.A. members publish The
Collar, the student newspaper and The Bulldog yearbook annually.
INTERVIEWING FIRST GRADER Craig Wiliford,-Student Louanna Law
secures data for the Times-Democrat's Christmas edition and Radio KWHW
FIRST ISSUE of the September collar gets rapt attention from its reporters.
Far left background, Peggy Cole, Jennifer Jones; in foreground, Dutch Neas-
ley and Gary Cummins. Visible behind Butch are Phyllis Chenault, Judy
Redmon, Cindy Hudson and Mark Whitlock.
99BULLDOG staff for
1966 was made up of
four seniors, six juniors,
and four sophomores.
Two were three-year
members; four were two-
year members; and eight
were first year members.
EARLY September was a
time of learning for new
staff members Linda Snell,
Jim Byrd, and Benny Byrd.
Editor Eugena Cagle briefs
them on the kinds of type
to be used in Bulldog '66.
Junior Sally Henry begins
draft of senior biographies.
Long hours of planning, working produce Bulldog ’66
Altus Bulldog yearbook is a consistent winner of superior
ratings in both state and national competition. Part of the
reason for the Bulldog’s excellent quality is the apprentice
system of training its staff members. New members arc
added yearly from all three grades. Those who begin as
sophomores have the best background by the time they
arc seniors. Another important part of training for seniors
is the attendance of a journalism short course at the Uni-
versity of Oklahoma. At the first session of the course in
the summer of 1965 Linda Southern was named outstand-
STAFFERS WORK frantically when deadlines approach. Linda
Southern searches through the picture file while Sally Henry,
Louanna Law, Sandy Smith, and Linda Snell design layouts,
INDEXING for the Bulldog is a long and tedious job. Carol
Bicak and Vickie Grissom begin by typing complete lists of
everyone included in the book. Page numbers are added later.
100FIUNG OF PICTURES with negatives attached provided a
quick means of finding the right picture when it was needed,
thus getting pages finished faster. Arthur Lange and Char-
lotte Babione store action shots in their respective envelopes.
ing beginning yearbook student; at the editors’ session
Eugcna Cagle was named outstanding student and winner
of a scholarship to the University. Actual work on the
1966 Bulldog began during the short course. Keeping in
mind that a yearbook must show all sides of the student
ONE OF THE BIGGEST tasks in yearbook writing is checking
proofs after the type has been set by the printer. Louanna Law
and advisor Mrs. Weldon Ferris compare printed pages with
original typed copy sent to the printer for final revisions.
body and give an accurate account of curricular and extra-
curricular activities, senior staffers chose the central thought
of the book and began designing die cover. In August
the entire staff began work which lasted until June when
the final deadline is met for the summer supplement.
WHEN EVERYTHING is finished and a
double page spread is ready to mail to the printer,
the pages are marked on the progress chart. Soph-
omore Bonnie O'Malley watches as editor Eugcna
Cagle crosses off her Spanish Club layout.
PHOTOGRAPHY is an integral part of yearbook work. Each picture must be
carefully planned, fim Byrd. Arthur Lange. Unda Southern. Benny Byrd, Made-
leine Harbison. and Unda Snell pose for a model picture. Forensic League group
shot was posed in almost exactly the same way.KEY CLUB MEMBERS INCLUDE Front Row: George Ellis, Charles
Tefertiller, Mike Dobbs. Mike Hurlcv, Jack Fanchcr. Pat Johnson. Phil
Tyree Dwight Colville. Garv Jones Second Row: Robert Skinner. Ronnie
Rosenbaum. Paul Doughty. Johnny Hawkins. Gary Gebert. Kent Jennings.
Jim Miller. Loran Ginn. Barry Shadid. Phil Jones. Back Row: Wayne
McEndree. Gary Hill. Jim Byrd. Phillip Olson. Chris Cole, David Woods.
Jim Rankin. Benny Byrd. Arthur Lange. Buddy Mims, Joe Mason
Service organization helps both school and community
CLUB PRESIDENT Joe Mason, second from left, hands out directories
to Vice President Loran Ginn, Treasurer Johnny Hawkins, Secretary
Paul Doughty, and faculty advisor Mr. Dennis Norman.
LOWERING the flag, right, are Key Club members Wayne McEn-
dree and Arthur Lange, the Key Club daily raises and lowers the flag.
102CLEANING CITY stop signs, above, are Charles Tefertdler
and Dwight Colville. The Key Club took on the cleaning of
shoe polish from the signs as a community service project.
BEING WELCOMED by Dr. Clyde Russell. Chair-
man of the Key Club Board, to a meeting of the
Kiwanis Club is Loran Ginn. Key Club is sponsored
by Kiwanis International, and the two clubs work
closely together in projects for school and community.
RINGING the bell for the Salvation Army is Jim
Byrd. Key Club and its sponsoring civic club. Ki-
wanis, joined to help the Salvation Army solicit
donations at Christmas for unfortunate families.
Alcus Key Club has had a good year. It began the year with a
Kiwanis-Key Club breakfast. To add to school spirit, the Key Club
rang a victory bell at all home football games. It also raised and
lowered the flag each day. As a public service, the Key Club assisted
in ringing Christmas bells for the Salvation Army and cleaned writ-
ing from street stop signs. First Key Club was organized in 1925,
in Sacramento, Calif.; the present organization includes over 2800
clubs and over 80,000 members. Altus Kcv Club was started in 1960.
It is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club in co-operation with school
officials. It's aims arc to develop initiative, leadership, and good
PREPARING student directories, below, are Barry Shadid and Phil Iones.
Barry is typing the senior list while Phil alphabetizes filing cards. The direc-
tory contains a list of the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all
students and faculty members. This is expecially helpful for new student data.
103MEMBERS of first year DECA arc Front Row: Helen Thomas, Christy
Hillemeyer. Karen Barracloueh, Cathy Hillemcycr. Second Row Dennis
Raduenz, Phil Chumley, Jonn Porter. Michael Gordon, Lionel Adams,
Hugh Jones, Jerry Boston, Ronnie Lyde. Back Row: Jerry Sevier, Lonnie
Robinson, Tommy Pate, Ken Garner, Gilbert Zavala, Robert Thomason.
LARRY RAY, president of DECA in 1964, gives
speech on the value of practical distributive edu-
cation in high school at the annual initiation
breakfast in October. Cathy Fisher, listens
Nationally known for its achievements, Distributive Education Club of
Altus has won top honors in the state, and although only eight years
old, has already been named one of the top three clubs of the U.S.
Students in D.E. hold regular employment in retail and wholesale
establishments, while attending school, and while learning additional
ways to improve their employment skills. Each year Altus D.E. students
enter the state conference in such fields as advertising copy writing,
window displays, sales manual, and similar areas.
CARLA BRIGGS, Jolene Kelly, and Larry Kelley, former DECA members,
preside over the initiation of new members. Officers for the year were also sworn
in at the breakfast at the Sagamar Restaurant.
104STUDENTS who have been active participants in DE for two years are: Henry. Front Row: Linda Moore. Connie Stanfill. Barbara Malena,
Back Row: Mark Briscoe. Billy Tigert. Ronnie Graham. Ricky Green. Mary Medlock. Cathy Fisher.
Jerry Monroe. Jimmy Hilliara, Troy Hilliard, Bobby Gordon, Bobby
Employment opportunities opened through DE work
MR. PAUL ROACH and Mark Briscoe, president, check
total sales for the paperback book sales during seventh hour.
DECA supplied several English classes with required reading
materials this year.
DECA officers are: Top Row Mr. Paul Roach, co-ordinator; Mark Briscoe,
Pres.; Tommy Pate, Photographer; Jimmy Hilliard, Vice Pres.; Ronnie Gra-
ham. Parliamentarian; Jerry Monroe. Chaplain. Bottom Row: Cathy Fisher,
Historian; Christy Hillcmeycr. Secretary; Barbara Malena. Reporter; Cathy
105Neighborhood Youth Corps was established as a part of
the Altus schools in July with 131 students participating.
Founded as a part of the Economic Opportunity Act,
NYC has as its purpose provision of job opportunities for
students who arc in school, or who return to school, and
are at least 16 years of age. Through the NYC many are
able to continue in school. Others learn skills which will
enable them to get jobs after graduation, or to qualify for
jobs that will help them continue higher education.
Altus NYC was approved for job assignments as office
aides, library aides, nurses’ aides, laboratory assistants, cus-
todian s assistants, landscape and carpentry workers, main-
tenance and repair aides. Authorized for assignment any-
where within the school system, or for any non-profit es-
tablishment, the Altus NYC students worked at all schools
in the system. Many were teachers’ aides, others helped
with maintenance, or operated audio visual equipment, or
worked as food service assistants. Others worked at Jack-
son County Memorial hospital as nurses’ aides in the con-
valescent wing for senior citizens.
Laboraton' assistants worked with hospital technicians,
some were stock room clerks. Five worked throughout
the period at the Board of Education building, publishing
directories, filing data, photostating or duplicating records.
NURSES AIDE Patty Wilson arranges the pillow of a bed-fast
patient at Jackson County Memorial Hospital’s convalescent wing
so that the Patient may see her visitors better. This was a part of
the after-school work for NYC nurses' aides, who also read to
patients, wrote letters for them, and helped with trays.
Front row. Margaret Everett, Juanita Everett, Barbara Smith. Emilia Lopez,
Loretta Clendennen Second row Chad Jones. Lynn Scalf, Ruth Hayes,
Patty Wilson, Sylvia Jiminez. Carmen Ortega, Joanne Bazile, Rose Burrow,
Corina Avila., Luci Aguero, Mr. Herron. Third row. James Goodwin,
Ruth Scoggin. Earl Lovell. Janice Fincher, Mary Medlock. Wayne Holo-
man, Betty Allen, Roxic Beaver. Wayne Wilson, Cynthia Rowan. Ronald
Conger, Gary Dickerson. Back Row Shirley Marshall, Charles Lawson.
Linda Mitchell. Ronnie Rosenbaum, Tommy Chapman, Earnest Wingfield,
Alfred Roberson. Janey Jones, Ronnie Hale. Linda Parsley, Lee Weems,
Brenda Duvall, William Wooldridge.
106Any new organization re-
quires much planning if it
is to realize its potential.
This was especially true of
National Youth Corps, des-
ignated by the President of
the United States as a major
facet of the program for giv-
ing teenagers full opportu-
nity. Officers of the Altus
NYC worked together to
help corpsmcn become bet-
ter acquainted with one an-
other, and to plan projects
for mutual benefit to mem-
bers and the community.
FIRST OFFICERS of ihe Altus Neighborhood Youth Corps met at the corps offices. Chad
fortes, Treasurer, shows records to fim card, Vice President, while Barbara Smith, President,
center, studies the NYC posters. Juanita Everett, reporter second from right, talks over
pla ns with Joyce Miller, secretary. These included special events as well as conferences.
Neighborhood Youth Corps accomplishes high goals
OFFICE AIDES to the Superintendent of Schools,
Micktr Kline and Rose Burrow proofread pages for
a bulletin to the general faculty. NYC students
worked in school offices in all areas.
THEIR DESIRE to share with others less fortunate prompted NYC stu-
dents to bring foods to .the corps offices at Thanksgiving for gifts to
families in need. President Barbara Smith checks lists with Chad Jones.MEMBERS of the Altus Chapter who have been in Future Farmers of
America two years or more are shown Front Row Larry Kelly. Herbert
Newlin, Gary McLaughlin. Max Miller, Darryl Cope, Chapter Sweet-
heart Margaret Howard. Mackey Carder. John Tingle, Robert Belter, Bill
Allen, Vcrn Burrow. Wayne Brown. Back Row: Phillip Olson, Eddie
Williams, John Bates. Jack Thomas, Mark Jones. Chris dole, Larry Rob-
bens. Don McAskill, Pat Talley. Cary Gibson, Charles Bradford, Ronnie
Booker, Mr. Kent Metcalf, advisor.
ALTUS F F A
Vocational agriculture offers students good future
EDDIE WILLIAMS leads his prize-winning Angus steer hack to its stall.
It was Grand Champion steer at the county fair.
FARM-SHOP EXHIBIT at state fair is the first place winner. The prize for
first place consisted of $50 and a new welder.
108OFFICERS of the Altus Chapter of Future Farmers of America for 1965-66
include: Front Row: Mackey Carder, Treasurer; Margaret Ffoward, Chap-
ter Sweetheart; Mr. Kent Metcalf, advisor; Second Row: Phil Olson,
Reporter; Chris Cole, Secretary; Eddie Williams, Vice President; John
Bates, President; Larry Robbins, Sentinel.
Vocational agriculture provides both terminal and college
preparatory' training for those who take advantage of its
opportunities. Classroom and laboratory facilities in the
vocational agriculture provide the latest equipment for
instruction and research. Both crop and livestock projects
are continued throughout the year with summer as busy a
time for participants as the actual school year. Because
the department has its own farm, both city and rural
boys are able to take agriculture here. Agricultural science
opens job categories in more than 300 fields, and former
Altus agriculture students hold positions throughout the
world with government, business, and industry.
This year a new course, agri-business, was added. Stu-
FRUITS of long summer hours and after school fall labor is
this ten-acre cotton crop grown by Larry Robbins, right. Mr.
Kent Metcalf inspects boUs.
dents in this class are enrolled in both vocational agricul-
ture and distributive education, and spend a portion of
each day working in a retail outlet of an agricultural
This has been a particularly successful year for Altus
Future Farmers, beginning with place awards at the
Oklahoma State Fair.
Recognized as one of the region’s outstanding agricul-
ture departments. Altus was chosen as one of the five
high schools in the western United States to be visited by
students from farmlands in Asia, Africa, and Europe.
FIRST YEAR F.F.A. members include: Front Row: Daryl Hunter, Clay-
ton Nolan, Delbert Waldroop, Butch Worrell, George Dunegan, Chapter
Sweetheart, Margaret Howard, Rex Cole, Dick Haas, Pat Simpson, John
Gallagher, Ronnie Rudick. Second Row: Mike Simpson. Phillip Caldwell.
Steve Kastner, Jimmy Hines, Joe Pitts, Tommy Chapman, Jim Kastner.
Pat Campbell. Doug Culp. Jerry Stroud, advisor. Mr. Rent Metcalf.
109First year Shop students arc: Front row Kenneth Avery, Wayne Brown.
Vera Burrow, Jerry Price. Dana Thomason. Larry Kaufman. Harry Lovell,
Ronnie Hale Jim Tew. Charles Graham. Second row: Willie Neal. Don
Pinkston. Mike Howeth, Herbert Ncwlcn, Mike Hagain. Charles Carroll.
Smittv Dillon. Larry Kelly. Bobby Kizziar. Lowell Henry, Jeff Rinker
Third row: Orville Hargis. Chris Curtis, Eddie Rogers, Tommy Spraggins,
Steve Kastner, Joe Mills, William Wooldridge, Donny Terry, Bob Scholar,
Tommy Pate, Jay Moreau, Mr. Killebrew. Back row: Tommy Chapman,
Gary Blevins. Charles Beets. Jerry Barnett. Allen Skach, Fred Riggs. Joe
Plumlee, Allan Thompson, Philip Caldwell, Tommy Stapp, James Patrick.
Vocational carpentry courses offer new opportunities
WOODWORKING IS an important part of Shop I. Barry
Causey and Charles Beets finish a desk.
Second year Shop student? arc Front row: Joel Walker. Johnny Schuster,
John Davenport. Gary Miller. Second row: Mr. Killebrew. Mike Gordon
Philip Caldwell, Butch Neaslcy. Charles Alexander. Back row. Dennis
Raducnz, Joe Pitts, Doug Buck. Jess Karr. Cecil McKinney.
With the beginning of the second semester, Altus
was granted a full-fledged vocational carpcncrv de-
partment under the provisions of the Elementary
and Secondary Act of 1965. As the Bulldog organi-
zation section went to press these courses, three hours
in length daily, had already started. Students are
given opportunity to learn the technical skills neces-
sary for good jobs immediately after graduation. For
others, who plan to continue education beyond high
school, the course offers equal advantages in provid-
ing knowledge necessary for technical or scientific
training in construction and architecture. Mr. Robert
Killebrew is the vocational carpentry instructor, and
Mr. Richard Friesen is the other shop teacher. Al-
though carpentry is a vocational course, students who
wish to have more limited shop experience may en-
roll in the one-hour a day regular class periods.
Third year Shop students arc: Front row: Robert Belter, Bruce Birtciel,
Carlos Valdez, Lloyd Hestand Second row: Mr. Killebrew. Cecil Me
kinney, Rodney Tidwell, John Bates. Back row: Bill Clark, David Stay-
ton, Gary Blevins, Mike Winters, Harry Wilson. Larry Robbins.GIRL SCOUTS Mary Ann Keeler, Susie Reutlmger, Sharon Susan LeMasters enjoy a tea. At this tea several Girl Scouts
Robertson. Marilyn Smith, Audrey Lange. Dorsay Maffry. and from Northeast Junior High were welcomed into the troop.
Senior Scouts have year of outdoor fun and traveling
Altus Senior High’s Girl Scout troop toured the na-
tion last summer through its representatives. Dorsay
Maffry participated in the National Girl Scout
Roundup in Idaho, taking with her mementoes from
this area, and returning with souvenirs from all 50
Audrev Lange and Susan LeMasters were mem-
bers of the Girl Scout Caravan, an alternate summer
excursion to the Roundup. An educational tour, the
AHS students chose the trip which toured seven
western states and portions of southwest Canada.
Senior Girl Scouting is the culmination in Altus
of a program in which more than 600 voungcr girls
arc enrolled. Senior Scouts not only help with the
work of the i unior and elementary school troop proj-
ects, but also participate in a wide variety of com-
munity and state service programs. Mrs. Richard
Maffry is the 1965-66 Senior Girl Scout leader.
SCOUTS Susan LeMasters, Marilyn Smith. Dorsay Maffry. and Audrey
Lange, above, look over pictures of Caravan, and of the Round-Up.
COOKING OUT at Camp Kate Portwood, below, are Audrey Lange.
Mary Post, Dorsay Maffry, arui fulte Hazelwood, all expert campers.
SUSAN LE MASTERS and a4udrey l ange strum up a
tune during an outing at Camp Kate Portwood in Granite.MEMBERS of Mr. Don Jones’ Biology Club arc: Front row: Nancy Bur
ton. Linda M'asscy. Janice Walker. Brenda Williams. Pam Huntley Bet
Hadley. Vickie McClellan. Carol Chapman. Debbie Stephens. Debbie War
ner. Susan Hurley. Kathy Robinson. 6rcnda Williamson. Kathleen Appleby
Mary Foster. Patricia Wilson. Second row Darla Southern. Pat Hatley
Ellen O Mallcy, Linda Anderson. Pam Martin. Tcrric Barker. Ginger Got
vfTii Tcf7, .J Tncs- Pryor, Sherry Cotney. Marilyr
Wallace. Gloria Jones. Carolyn Eddings, Dianne Emery. Marilyn Roberson
Tb,rd row Jams McEndree, Nancy Williams. Linda Latimorc. Gwen
Thacker. Dorsay Maffry, Mary Anne Akin. Kathy Stout, Martha Shumake.
Kerry Haines . Sally Henry. Bonnie Sholar. Rhonda Parrish, Beverly Willis.
Carolyn Wooden Back row: Dennis Phifer. Coy Allen. Gary Higgs. Randy
Wray, James Dixon. John Hill. Jim Rankin, Jimmy Tew, Jim Ottman
James Patterson. Tommy Duvall. Buddy Mims, Bobby Sherwood Cindy
Additional study, experimentation provided by club
MEMBERS of the Biology Club, Marilyn Roberson, Kathleen
Appleby, and Mary Foster, observe the specimens they collected
on their field tnp. RIGHT: Officers for Mr. Jones’ Biology Club
are Debbie Stephens, vice-president, Mr. Don Jones, sponsor,
Susan Hurley, secretary-treasurer, and Buddy Mims, president.
112MEMBERS of Mr. Bucl Garvin’s Biology Club arc: Front row: Phil Tyree,
Cynthia Linnc, Sandy Montgomery. Sheila Jennings, Vickie Yee, Bonnie
(jMalley, Carolyn Davis. Pat Johnson. Second row Kathy Daniel, Brenda
Palermo. Loretta Smith, Taffy Mossicn, Martha Hallock, Sandra Andrews,
Frances Abernathy, Mary Post. Third row: Donna Hall. LaNita Turner,
Kathy Atchison, Paulette Crosby, Benny Byrd. Dell Ray Thomas. Arthur
Lange, Mike Wray, Charles Tefertiller.
Students interested in progressive study of life phases
Biology clubs of Mr. Buel Garvin and Mr. Don Jones decided to combine
in their projects for the first time this year. One of their activities was a field
trip to Devil’s Canyon north of Altus. The purpose of the expedition was to
collect different types of small plants and insects for laboratory use. The
groups performed experiments for which there was no class time. They saw
several films corresponding to the regular study during the school day. Ex-
perts, on both state and local levels, were engaged to speak to the clubs on
subjects ranging from cancer to alcoholism and narcotic addiction. For the
spring semester, members planned a second field trip to Devil’s Canyon and
one to the Oklahoma Science Symposium in Oklahoma City.
The program committee for Mr. Garvin's Biology Club was Vickie Yee, Steve ay
Powell, Dell Ray Thomas and Jack Lee who planned year s activities.
Elected as officers for Mr. Garvin s Biol-
ogy Club are Sandy Smith, secretary-
treasurer and Sandra Andrews, president.FDPA
Students create computer
AHS is the first high school in Oklahoma and one of
the few in the U. S. to have a computer on campus.
Therefore the many interested students have formed the
first known computer club named the Future Data Proc-
essors of America Club. The forty members of the
Alpha Chapter of FDPA have heard speeches bv com-
puter owners, operators, and technicians and have made
field trips to see computers in Southwest Oklahoma.
The members of FDPA are students in regular com-
puter classes and in the classes held before "school two
days a week for juniors, and other interested students.
OVERSEEING the work of Paulette Stowe is Mr. Earl New-
berry, AHS instructor and sponsor of FDPA, alpha chapter.
OFFICERS of FDPA are: Reporter, Denms Holmes; Vice
President, James Stout; Secretary-Treasurer, Mary Smith;
President, Linda Southern, serving first club.
FDPA members arc Front row Ronald Conger, Dennis Holmes. Mike
Dobbs, Mar f Smith. Madeleine Harbison, Jack Fanchcr. Stephen Roach.
Second rou Jerry Rcuthngcr. Edward Kimball. Richard Dean. Carol Muske,
Paulette Stowe. Shirley Marshall. Linda Southern, Diana Lapp, Eugena
Cagle, Wayne McEndrec Third row George Ellis. Dean Bryce, Uary
FUNCTIONS graphed from data obtained from the com-
puter are studied by Wayne McEndree, Shirley Marshall,
Jack Fancher, and Mike Dobbs in data processing lab.
Jones. Steve Holsev, Susan Bezy. Jane Routh, Brenda Duvall. Mr. Earl
Newberry, FDPA sponsor Back row. John Kimball, Lonnie Rickey, Jerry
Sevier. Jim Byrd. James Stout. Richard Cunningham. Joe Mason, John
Bezy, Lloyd LoweJETS
JETS members explore chemistry, physics, mathematics
JETS MEMBERS are Front rou Carol Muskc. Linda Southern. Madeleine
Harbison. Linda Hooton. Mary Smith. Jennifer Wilborn. Shirley Marshall.
Stephen Roach Second rou Richard Dean. Jane Goodwin. Cheryl Corey
Cynthia Rowan. Mike Dobbs. Paulette Stowe. Linda Lee and Mrs K. J.
Lockhart and Mr. Herman Babb, sponsors. Third row: Edward Kimball.
Steve Cooper. John Thaggard. Kent Jennings. Jerry Fleming. James Shad-
dock. Dennis Holmes. Jane Routh. Susan Bczy. Lonnie 5 -
Ronald Conger. John Kimball. Jess Hollenback. Jim Byrd. Jim Miller David
Woods. James Stout. Don Bonds. Chuck Cadden. John Bczy. Joe Mason.
Tom Hubbard. Mr. R. J Lockhart, also a sponsor, is not pictured.
Junior Engineering Technical Society is a national organi-
zation whose purpose is to promote student interest in the
sciences. On the agenda lor JETS this year were field
trips, club projects, and a banquet. The Altus club, com-
posed of about fifty chemistry and physics students, has
heard programs and demonstrations bv many professionals
in the fields of medicine, astronomy, electronics, and other
sciences,and has made field trips to various industrial and
scientific plants. Students do experiments and present re-
sults to tne club as experience in individual work.
VIBRATIONS are timed tn an experiment by members
Jane Goodwin and John Kimball and Mr. Herman Babb.
DISCUSSING the aspects of a club photography project
are 1ETS officers: Treasurer, Linda Hooton; President, foe
Mason; Secretary, Jennifer Wilborn; Vice President, Linda
Southern; Reporter, Cheryl Corey.SENIOR PEP CLUB members arc: Front Row: Lynn Faulkner, Jean
Henderson, Cathy Kastncr. Melanie Windlc. Mitzic Standlce, Sally Rea
gan. Louanna Law, Carolyn Henry, Ann Winsctt, Margaret Howard.
Nancy Carder. Linda Southern, Mary- Smith. Jennifer Jones. Karen Slack.
Jane Doak. Second Row : Diane Fleming, Susan Tims, Ann DiCindio, Kay
Deutch, Peggy Calc. Jane Walker. Alicia Tew, Beverly Roney, Linda
CHEERLEADERS for the Pep Club this year are Indy
Leonard, junior; Janet Laird, senior; Judy Williams, senior;
Marilyn Wallace, junior; and Gloria Jones, sophomore.
Hammett. Jacki Causey. Sharon Newsom. Virginia Bonds, Ruth Scoggin.
Margaret Parsons. Marion Zumbro, Robin Moreau. Back Row. Cheryl
Corey. Sherry Owens, Pa(ncia Elcy, Marianne Merrill, Terri Freeman.
Kay Deutch. Brenda Haynie, Cynthia Rowan. Cathy Fisher. Marilyn
Forst. Barbara Smith, Jennifer Wilbom, Lynda Besett, Sue Stephen, Ruth
Ann McCarty. Mary’ Osbufn, Eugena Cagle.
Football and basketball coaches have said several times
that the)' are grateful to the Pep Club for the spirit they
display in backing the teams and for the enthusiasm they
build. Sponsored by Mrs. Paul Flippin and led by the
cheerleaders, the Pep Club follows Bulldog teams to both
home and distant football and basketball games.
WORRY as well as anticipation occupies the thoughts of
members of the Pep Club. Phyllts Chenalt watches anxiously
as she awaits the outcome of the play.
116SOPHOMORE AND JUNIOR members of the Pep Club this year arc
Front Rou- Dorsay Maffrey. Julie Hazelwood. Mary Anne Akin. Pam
Huntlcv. Bonnie Trammel. Jane Routh. Paulette Stowe. Susie Rutherford.
Joyce Kinney, Pat Lilly. Paulette Keeler, Glenda King. Dawn Perry.
Shirley Marshall. Cindy Hudson. Kay Allen. Clara Sadler. Cathy Shupe.
Second Row Jan Gramling, Kathleen Appleby. Carol Bcslcr. Janet Pryor.
Shcrrv Cotney. Linda Snell. Nikita Bardsley. Gay Garnett. Charlotte Babi
one. Slancv klingkr. Brenda Wilson. Phyllis Davis, Susan Bezy. Linda
Lee. Vicki Wills. Sherry Thacker. Carolyn Carter, Linda Claiborne, Sally
Henry'. Third Row Terry Williams. Brenda Fagan, Connie Duke, Kay
Donaghc, JoLynn Greene. Sherry Bowers. Tana Howard. Taffy Mossein.
Leslie Wiley. Mary Buchanan. Rose Burrow. Carol Bicak. Cherri McFar-
land. Sandv Smith. Bcckv Bassett. Connie Hughes. Brenda Williamson.
Susan Krum. Back Row Cindy Mackey. Janice Walker. Dark Southern.
Janice Duncan. Nancy Williams. Judy Parks. Beverly Willis, La Nita Tur-
ner. Bonnie Sholar, Klarilyn Roberson, Jackie Barnes, Carolyn Wooden.
Carolyn Eddings. Debbie Stephens, Frances Abernathy. Kathy Stout.
Loretta Smith. Jane Ball. Martha Hallock. Mary Foster. Jinger Gordon.
Girls give teams loyal support throughout school year
PEP CLUB officers Ann Winsctt, vice-president; Margaret
Howard, secretary-treasurer, Patricia Eley, president; and Mrs.
Flippin put in much extra time planning the activities of the
THURSDAY afternoons Pep Club members decorate the halls.
Senior Mary Smith, foreground, and juniors Sandy Smith and
Carol Bicak prepare locker posters for Bulldog players.
117DEBRA MARTIN tosses another Lassie hall, insuring victory over Hollis girls sextet.
EDDIE WILLIAMS (21) outreaches foe. LARRY GREEN comes in first.
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Much emphasis has been placed upon physical fitness
in the past five years, hut there is more to being
physically fit than pushups and knee bends. Physical
fitness brings with it mental alertness as well as a
healthier attitude toward life in general. This energy
of the student body at Altus High is reflected
through its outstanding athletic program. Last
spring the Bulldog baseball team won state; this
fall Bulldogs won runner-up state championship in
AA football. Basketball and golf had exceptionally
good seasons; track records were outstanding. In
December a new sport was added. Competitive wrest-
ling returned as a part of the AHS curriculum.
COACH-OF-YEAR Thompson gives on-spot advice.
WRESTLER Floyd Duck tries hold.
LONG REACH pays off as baseball Rulldog Tim Potts blocks runner.Tom Henderson Gary Hill Jim Hines
Kester Lackey Kerry Larma Tommy Lower
Altus s best football team in many years highlighted a
year of exciting games. With a 9-1 record, Bulldogs went
on to play in the semi-final and state playoffs. They were
undefeated by Oklahoma teams, losing only to Vernon,
Texas. Kerry Larma and Steve Merido made All-State.
One of the outstanding games was against the first-
place Clinton Tornadoes. This thriller remained scoreless
Woody Jackson phil Jones lim Kastner
Steve Merida Rgger Neasley
until the last four minutes of the fourth quarter, but the
Bulldogs came out on top with a 14-6 win.
Bulldogs proved they had been finely trained. Rated in
first place in Class AA, they held their opponents tc
only 33 points in regular games. The pride of the team
proved to be fullback Kerry Larma. He led the state
double-A class in scoring with a 114 point record.
BULLDOGS OPPONENT SCORE
8 Woodward 7
27 Chickasha 6
6 Vernon 8
41 Anadarko 0
54 Moore 0
55 Frederick 0
17 Lawton Eisenhower 6
14 Clinton 6
41 El Reno 0
55 Elk City 0
27 Stillwater 14
14 Ada 18VARSITY FOOTBALL
Successful 1965 Bulldog season ends in state playoffs
Bulldogs carried awav a total of 318 points, nearly ten
times die combined score of all their opponents, including
some of the best Oklahoma teams. The Vernon Lions
posted eight points against us, the highest. number in
any season contest. Other teams to score were Woodward,
Chickasha, Lawton Eisenhower, and Clinton. The remain-
ing teams were unable to score.
Football managers included Rodney Tidwell, senior,
Jimmy Carter, junior, Keith Kirby, junior, and Pat John-
son, sophomore. Their knowledge of first aid proved of
great value when treating injured players on the field.
Head Coach Bob Thompson and his staff, coaches Bob
Wenk, Jerry Ayres, and Richard Friesen, set up a rigid
training schedule and demanded passing classroom work.
VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM members arc: Front Row Coach Bob
Thompson, Tommy Lower. Steve Merida, Larry Calkins, Garv Cummins,
Tim Potts, Roger Myatt, George Dunegan, Steve Cooper, Barry Tyree.
Darryl Cope, Coach Jerry Ayers. Second Row: Coach Bob Wenk, Bob
Darwin, Jim Caster, Mike Starr, Loren Ginn, Barry Shadid, Mark Whit-
lock. Johnny Hawkins. Butch Ncasley, Coach Richard Friesen. Third Row.
Nicky Spear. Ronnie Rosenbaum, Gary Hill. Kcstcr Lackey, Russ Tracy.
Tom Peters. Mike Rinard, Gary Dickerson. Buck Row: Jim Kastncr, Gary
Jones, Tom Henderson, Jim Hines, Kerry Larma, Mike Carraway, Larry
Greene, Woody Jackson.Tom Peters Tim Potts Mike Rinard
Mike Starr Russ Tracy Barry Tyree
Coach Bob Thompson Coach Bob Wenk Jimmy Carter
Ronnie Rosenbaum Barry Shadid Nicky Spears
Mark Whitlock Coach Jerry Ayers Coach Richard Fricto
Pat Johnson Keith Kirby Rodney Tidwell
1965 is year of achievement for Altus High Bulldogs
Quarterback jimmy Caster scores the winning touchdown that led the Bulldogs to a 8-7 victory over Woodward Boomers.VARSITY FOOTBALL
Championship teams collide
1965 Bulldog fans had the opportunity of witnessing some
of the stellar gridiron performances in the histon' of Altus.
Named Coach of the Year in the South Centra! Con-
ference, Coach Bob Thompson led Bulldogs to district,
regional, and state playoffs in Class AA for the first time
in AHS history. Bulldogs ended with a 10-2 record, total-
ing 359 points to an opponents total of 65. Regional play-
offs in Hightower Stadium before a capacity crowd saw
Bulldogs glide past Stillwater Pioneers in a 27-H thriller.
Highlights of the game were passes completed from quar-
terback Jimmy Caster to tailback Butch Ncaslcy, and
runs by fullback Kerry Larma.
FULLBACK Kerry Larma charges through Lawton Ike line,
left. Ready to block for him is jim Hines.
AT THE BOTTOM of the stack of Stillwater pioneers are
Oklahoma All-Staters Kerry Larma and Steve Merida, below.
On his way to help out is All-State quarterback fim Caster.
FULLBACK Kerry Larma receives state A A runner-up trophy.AHS DAWGS include: From row: Wayne Wilson, Robert Hickcrson,
Doug Shadid, Steve Hallmark, Ted Marshall, John McAskill, Gary Geherl
Tom Carraway, Robert Skinner. Larry Hurst, Mike Farley, Robert Lowe
Second Row: John Russell, Joe Hale, Mike Hill, Louis Flemadez, Ronnie
Dorsey, Buddy Mims, Lynn Scalf, B.Uy Neher. Tim Drake, Kenny Lubrant,
Bill Wilson. Rick Hill. Third row: Mark Box. Jimmy Tew, Jasper Row-
Und, Ronnie Booker. Dell Ray Thomas. Wayne Buck, Sammy Mams, Steve
Dean, Gaylon Jackson, Dwight Colville, Joe Bob Barefoot.
All-sophomore team prepares for Varsity action
AHS Dawgs with a 7-3 season were proclaimed by coaches
as one of the best sophomore teams in years. The soph-
omores came uo from Junior High with two good records
and continued to uphold their records in high school.
Although they had a less-than-pcrfcct season, coaches say
they are very good prospects for full-fledged Bulldogs.
Classroom scenes, such as the one below, and daily
workouts poved of great value. This fact showed up in
actual games. Outstanding games were with Lawton Cen-
tral B and the Waurika Varsity. Dawgs won both
games, proving their fine training. Wayne Wilson scored
6 points at the El Reno-Bulldog game.
Dawgs Opponet and Score
14 St. Mary's 0
39 Quanah 6
44 Chilicothc 0
6 Mangum 19
44 Quanah 0
33 Lawton 20
8 Vernon 15
15 Eisenhower 8
19 Snyder 26
33 Waurika 27MEMBERS OF THE ALTUS WRESTLING TEAM include,
From Row: James Sinyard, Joe Mills, Louis Hernandez, Joe Bob
Barefoot, Jerry Foster, Chad Jones, Pat Johnson, Forrest Ray,
Jim Scott, John Henry. Second Row: David Peters, Bob Apple-
by, Scott Whiteside, Rusty Chapman, Jasper Rowland, Robert
Hickcrson, Billy Goldsbury, Larry Berman, Bill Allen, Wayne
Buck. Wayne Holman, Mike Hill. Beck Row: Larry Hurst,
Ronnie Dorsey, Billy Neher, Tom Peters, Phil Jones, Robert
Lowe, Rick Hill. Randy Marple, and Gary Gebert.
Grapplers attract loyal student support in first year
Coach Bob Wenk Bill Allen I B. Barefoot Larry Berman
Wayne Buck Ronnie Dorsey Jerry Foster Gary Gebert
Mike Hill Rick Hill Wayne Holman Larry Hurst
Robert Lowe Randy Marple Joe Mills Billy Neher
Under the direction of Coach Bob Wenk, the
AHS wrestlers engaged in matches with area
schools. First year of an organization is usually
one of training, and AHS wrestlers feel they have
gained much valuable experience in preparation
for following sasons. Eight freshmen from Central
Junior High practiced with the AHS team.
Billy Goldsbury Louis Hernandez Robert Hickcrson
Pat Johnson ' Chad Jones Phil Jones
Tom Peters Jasper Rowland Jim Scott
Students develop poise,
In keeping with the President’s physical fitness program,
students not taking such subjects as band, vocal music or
competitive athletics which necessitate physical exertion,
enroll in one of the Physical Education classes at Altus
High School. Girls participate in such activities as basket-
ball, volleyball, tumbling and trampoline.
Calisthenics are a part of their daily routine. They are
given a strenuous test to determine physical stamina and
ability. To add to their poise, coordination and grace,
students spend a period of approximately six weeks learn-
ing the fine art of traditional folk dances such as the
polka, waltz and the western square dances.
During the warmer months girls are given special in-
struction in tennis, one of the “earn over" sports which
can be followed throughout a lifetime. They also are given
special training as recreational leaders. As a result many
are able to gain positions as camp counselors while in col-
lege or help sponsor youth recreational activities as adults.
10 LYNN GREENE pauses a moment before attempting a
crucial shot during a physical education basketball game.
Front rou Janice Trent. Brenda Williams. Debbie Aldridge. Linda Garri- Fagan. Caroyn Ledbetter. Kay Risinger Third row: Carol Wallace LaVem
son Sharon Roberts. Jan Becks Kay Donaghe. Kathy Daniel. Mary Jane Coleman. Kerry Hames. Daria Southern. Danny Bush. Pat Shirlev. Terry
Noll, Kay Allen. Jayne Crain Second row Lots Gonzales. Phyllis Sutton. Rudow, Emila Lopez.
Sylvia Jiminez. Juan Nell Kinslow, Karen Reser, Janice McEndrce, Brenda
Front rot Sandra Wilson. Connie Guzman. Diana Garcia, Marty Me- Lynn Greene. Kathy Palmer. Linda Gibson, Laura Duke, Brigette Shad-
Anallcn, Loretta Clendenen. LaDonna Kionut. Brenda Baker, Bobbie dock. Janice Thomai. Retta Nash. Helen Thomas. Mrs. John Elliott
Vaughn. Joan Lovelace. Janice Lovett, Second row : Melba Lockwood, Jo
126Front row: Eddie Purcell. Max Miller. Bobby Lovell. Dana Thompson.
Vem Burrow. James Brown. Jerry Price. Smitty Dillon. Don Pinkston
Second row: Coy Allen. Chns Curtis. Jim Holman. Orville Hargis, Em
mett Matthews. Billy Allen. Matthew Waldroop, Michael Williams, Jan
Queer. Ronnie Hale. Back row Donnie Terry, Mike Fancher, Charles
Beets. Randy O’Neal. Fred Riggs. Phillip Olsen. Mike McIntosh. Jay
Moreau. Charles Roberson. Wayne Robertson, Jim Ottman.
Front row Ellis Bond. Ken Avery, Charles Crockett. James Henley. Mike
Howcthe. Delbert Waldroop. John Beatty, Dennis Phifer. Dennis Ray
Biram Second row: Kelly Powers. Stephen Hooper. Allen Skach. Jim
Pierpont, Barry Causey. James Milligan, Benny Fisher, Keith Sleight. Back
row: Larry Kelly, Larry Berman. Pat Campbell. Tommy Chapman. Joe
Mills. Mike Weatherford. William Wooldridge. Douglas Brenneman, Bob
Kizziar, Charles Carroll.
Exercises help high school
boys build sturdy physique
PAT CAMPBELL demonstrates a hand stand learned in P.E.
“Tell everybody to enroll in the P.E. classes one former
physical education student wrote Altus High friends. It s
that training that made it possible for me to make the
Marines in the first place, and to go through basic training
without the difficulty many of the boys faced.” This is
only one of manv such letters received from former stu-
dents. Physical Education for boys at Altus High is
designed to help build the muscle structure necessary for
strong bodies as adults. Bovs usually make their biggest
growth during high school years. With this in mind,
exercises are planned for students whose long bones arc
growing, and whose muscle structure changes almost daily .
Boys lift weights, do calisthenics, plav basketball, medicine
ball, vollevball. and other sports that help develop coordi-
nation and team spirit.
Physical fitness carries over into physical and mental
alertness, in the opinion of school officials. That s why
boys arc required to take the course unless they arc enrolled
in some other activitv which promotes physical fitness.
127BLLLDOGS FOR 1966 arc: Front row. Paul Doughty, Gary Cunningham, Tim Potts, Eddie Williams, Ronnie Hughes, Scott
McLaughlin, Ronnie N tcKeaigg, Bobby Darwin, Kerry Lamia, Le- Chapman, Jerry Moran, Kestcr Lackey,
roy Reed, Terry Malian. Back row: Coach Ray Tahsuda, Richard
Varsity Bulldog team has year of action and traveling
Altus High was among the original schools in the nation
to have a basketball team, with the first one organized
in pioneef days. Basketball continues to be a popular sport,
and Altus Bulldogs plaved two nights or more even' week
of the season. Such a schedule, which included eight home
games, requires constant practice and a tight schedule of
workouts while earn ing a full load of school work. Pro-
vided the facilities of the Cletus Street Field House, Bull-
dog Basketball teams have as many as six practice goals
available for between game sessions and workouts.
58 Quanah 69
36 Lawton Eisenhower 58
36 Hobart 58
49 Hollis 56
56 Elk City 70
43 Anadarko 61
55 Frederick 43
48 Cl in ton 52
43 Anadarko 61
39 Lawton Eisenhower 48
63 Mangum 57
59 Hobart 39
35 Frederick 34
56 Mangum 70
43 Elk City 44
71 Hollis 66
68 Elk City 45
BULLDOGS lake advantage of pre-game time to get in some last-minute practice as the
anxious fans file into the gymnasium
DAWGS for 1966 are: Front Row. Steve Holsey, Mike Wray, Tommy Reed, Wayne Wilson, Steve Deen, Phil Tyree, Coach
Walter Blassingamc, Jerry Barnett, Billy Kline, Del Ray Thomas, Nicky Wolfe.
Ted Marshall. Back Row: Smitty Dillon, Charles Tefertellcr,
129AS the referee gives the signal for one shot, Linda Claiborne
prepares to pop a freethrow to add one additional Lassie score.
FORWARD Margaret Howard tries for a gain of two points
while team mate Debra Martin awaits the outcome of the shot.
Jolcnc TateGIRLS' BASKETBALL
Outstanding record secures
top rating for Altus Lassies
Improvement was the key word for the Lassies this year
as they flashed around an almost undefeated record. First
games were in the Altus Girls’ Invitational Tournament,
where they won two games and lost one and were named
the runner-up team. Later in the year the)' became winners
of the Wellington Tournament. Their success continued,
and at Bulldog press time they were listed among the top
three teams of the state. Under the direction of Coach
Nicky Wolfe, the Lassies have come out on top in several
close games, playing as many as six over times in some of
them and proving that lady Bulldogs arc also worthy of
the name champion and enthusiastic support from fans.
Lassies GIRL S BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD Opponents Altus All Girls’ Tournament Score
44 Hobart 43
48 Mangum 45
24 Gould 32
52 Hobart 46
49 Hollis 43
43 Wellington Tournmcnt Quail 23
57 Paducah 42
46 Wellington 39
48 Mangum 47
38 Frederick 33
38 Elk City 53
38 Frederick 32
56 Eldorado 43
57 Hobart 55
DEBRA MARTIN, Sophomore forward, tries a jump shot amidst
opponents and team mates in one of the first games of the year,
TEAM members include: Front Row: Margaret Howard, Nancy grettc Drury, Linda Claiborne. Lola Allen, Clara Sadler. Roxie
Carder. Judy Hatton. Jolcnc Tate, Cindy Hunt, Debra Martin, Ann Beaver. Susan Ray, Sherry Cotney. and Coach Nicky Wolte
Corina Avila. Janice Duncan. Back Row: Nikita Barsley, Marg-
131ILL BE glad to come” junior Brent Briscoe tells his telephone caller. SPANISH CLUB punch is served by Cheryl Corey,
Jane Walker, Lynn Faulkner, Phil Jones.
ONLY OLD SANTA (Mr. Earl Herron) knows for sure what Pam Martin said as Audrey Lange gets gift at cafeteria door.STUDENT LIFE
8XEDE1 I TILE
What young people at Altus do between classes, after
school, and at holiday seasons is the reflection of the
life within them, and the desire to be learning, and
thinking and doing that is a part of being a student
at AHS. This ideal is fostered by the attitudes of
parents, school and community, but in the final
analysis it is the student himself who fulfills his
ideal through constant, driving work. Reward for
such labor is recognition by his family, the city and
classmates. Activities of more than seven hundred
students form the personality of Altus High School.
LONNIE RICKEY emcees at Thanksgiving.
REVIEW PARTNERSHIP helps Tom Peters and Woody lackson prepare for class assignment before instructors arrivalTOM HENDERSON, chemistry assistant for Mr.
Jubal Lockhart, checks the locker keys before class.
ASSISTING Mr. Adrian Rankin in the guidance
counselor's office this year were the following: San-
dra Paladtno, Rita Styron, Alicia Tew, Ian Bex, and
Beverly Roney, all of whom expert typists.
CHOSEN BY Mrs. Jubal Lockhart as chemistry assistants were: Jeff Ltivak,
Lloyd Lowe, Linda Hooten, Wayne McEndree, and John Kimball.
GIRLS WHO served Mr. Williams in the office were: Front ard. Top Row: Margaret Parsons, Jennifer Wilborn, Jane Good-
Row: Karen Slack, Jennifer Jones, Micki Kline, and Judy Leon- win, Pam Beavers, and Marilyn Robertson.
Valuable services rendered
through volunteer aides
Volunteer assistants help in almost every department of
the high school. Those who arc office aides often arc the
first persons newcomers sec as they arrive at the building.
For hundreds of others, they are the voice of the high
school as they answer the phone. Receptionists in the
office of the principal, and that of the guidance counselor,
earn' a tremendous public relations responsibility. Accept-
ance for any student assistant’s role, however, is an honor
and a responsibility. Laboratory assistants handle equip-
ment valued at many thousands.They help students com-
plete experiments that require care and guidance. In the
process they often learn more than they did when they
were a member of the class. Laboratory assistants are
chosen on the basis of outstanding performance as students
and complete dependability.
Although instructors often name some that they feel
will fill the role of a student assistant, many students
willingly volunteer their services, most often in a field
which interests them. There has never been a shortage of
qualified people to fill the vacated spaces.
THIS IS the initial year for the G-15 computer to he used in
classes and Mr. Earl Newberry selected two competent seniors,
Joe Mason and Linda Southern, as assistants.
BIOLOGY ASSISTANTS for Mr. Don Jones and Mr. Buel Garvin included
FRONT ROW: Susan Bezy, Jolene Tate. SECOND ROW: Marion lum-
MRS ORA LITTLEJOHN selected Connie hro, Paulette Stowe. BACK ROW: Pam Huntley, James Shadduck, and Ann
Stan fill, senior, to help with her home ec classes. DiCtndio.CAST MEMBERS of Quiet Summer arc: Front Row: Pat Talley, Marty
McAnallen, Rita Styron, Bill Sholar. Dean Bryce, Cheryl Corey, Louanna
Law. Sally Rcapn. Chad Jones, Janey Walker. Don Hardy, Jane Doak,
Betty Wilson, Jackie Causey, John Thaggard. Second Row: Joyce Kelly,
Wayne McEndree, Jane Walker, Ann Winsett. Patricia Eley, Winston
OffiU, Mike Dobbs. Ruth McCarty. Sue Stephen, Sue Murrell, Kay Deutch,
Carol Roberson, Jean Henderson, Melanie Windlc, Gayle Sellers, Carolyn
Carter, Pam Marple. Third Row John Beabout, Mr. J. C. Hicks, director,
Jeff Sparks, Jane Goodwin, Robin Moreau. Sharon Newson, Marion
Zumbro, Gay Nell Roberson. Lee Weems. Mike Hill. Steve Shadid, Jerry
Monroe. Randv Hyde. Alicia Tew. Bo- Roney. Bcttic Van Oostrum, Gail
Stein, Karen Slack, Roger Pippin.
AHS Speech Department Presents “Quiet Summer”
Make up is one means of obtaining points for member-
ship in Thespians. Active Thespians did all their own
make-up for “Quiet Summer” and assisted aspirants in
applying theirs. After the play nineteen people were
found to be qualified for the organization. They were
formally initiated along with twenty others who had
earned membership at a banquet in December, making a
total of forty-nine members. Sally Reagan, shown at right
was one of the eleven active members who earned stars
for outstanding performances in the play.
SALLY REAGAN, a senior speech student, prepares her make-
up before going on stage in her zany role in ”Quiet Summer■"
LEE WEEMS is startled by Melanie Windie’s "Come to me,
mad lover.” Melanie is just one of the one-hundred-twelve girls
Sonny discovered at nearby Camp Tuckahee.
Quiet Summer” is the plight of a bachelor uncle suddenly
faced with entertaining a teen-aged niece and nephew for
the summer. Hilarity is the result as Sonny and Pam,
played by Lee Weems and Jancy Walker, decide to help
their uncle James, Mike Dobbs, to win the country club
election. James subsequently loses the election, loses his
girl friend, loses his maid; wins the election, gets his girl
back, and regains his maid. In the midst of James’ affairs,
Pam becomes engaged and Sonny is chased by one-hun-
dred-twelve different girls. All ends well as James’ sister,
Lillian, played bv Robin Moreau, and her husband Clif-
ford, Wayne McEndree, return to claim their children.
“Quiet Summer” was presented to capacity crowds on
November 15 and 16.STUDENTS IN THE TOP TEN PERCENT OF THE SENIOR CLASS
are: Front Row Linda Hammett, Karen Slack, Linda Southern, Jennifer
Jones, Brenda Haynie. Jean Henderson. Rita Styron. Second Row. Eugcna
Cagle. Lynn Di Bartolo. Sheryl Runividge, Jennifer Wilbom. Linda Hooton,
Jama Smith. Kay Deutch. Ann DiCmd.o, Sally Reagan Back Row: Lloyd
Lowe. Vince Chabot. Jess Hollenback. Roger Myatt. Joe Mason. James
Stout. Jane Walker. Bev Roney. Judy Williams. Alicia Tew. and Louanna
Law. (not pictured)
Class of 1966 lists honor students for first semester
Most students look forward to the listing of the semester
honor roll and Top Ten Percent. To these hard workers,
having their names placed in these two categories is a
great honor. It means that their hectic nights of constant
study have paid off in the long run. Not only do these
bovs and girls rank highly as scholars, but the majority
of them participate in school activities also. A student
can cam' as many as five solids and still be active in
various school clubs such as Key Club, Jets, Computer
Club, and several different language clubs.
SENIOR HONOR ROLL STUDENTS FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER
Include: Front Row: Barbara Malcna. Linda Hammett, Linda Izzo.
Mary Beth Montoya. Mary McAskill. Melanie Windlc. Margaret Howard.
Brenda Duvall. Sherry Owens. Eugcna Cagle. Second Rou Jack Fancher,
Diana Lapp. Cynthia Rowan, Jean Henderson. Karen Slack. Linda South-
ern, Mary Smith. Jennifer Jones. Sue Stephens. Ruth McCarty. Patricia
Eley. Janet Laird. Rita Styron. Joyce Kelley. James Cline. Third Row.
Vince Chabot. Diane Fleming. Ann DiCindio. Lynn Di Bartolo. Sheryl
Runividge. Jennifer Wilbom, Linda Hooten. Robin Moreau. Brenda Haynie.
Betty Wilson. Ruth Scoggin. Jama Smith. Kay Deutch. Barbara Parsons.
Fourth Rou Steve Shadid. Pat Talley. Winston Offill, Jess Hollenback.
Jim Hines, Roger Myatt. Bob Darwin. Joe Mason. Lee Weems. Jane
Walker. Jane Goodwin. Judy Williams. Alicia Tew. Lynda Bcsett Back
Row: Tom Henderson. Gregory Gates. Lloyd Lowe. John Bczy John
Kimball. Jeff Sparks. Steve Green. Mike Starr. Wayne McEndrce. Richard
Cunningham. James Stout. Sherry Curtis. Ann Winsett. Sally Reagan. Bev
Roney'. Sue Murrell. Cathy Kastncr.HONOR ROLL MEMBERS FROM THE JUNIOR CLASS arc: Front Row:
Row: Sandy Smith, Jimmy Carter. Gary Jones, Ronnie Rosenbaum, Jerry
Fleming. Stephen Roach. Mike Dobbs. Second Row Jalanc White. Kathy
Bennett. Sharon Robertson. Phyllis Maxwell. Vickie Wills. Sherry Thacker.
Betty Allen. Susie Rutherford. Pam Huntley. Mary Anne Akin, Dawn
Perry. Third Row: Patricia Kraut . Lola Allen Jolene Tate. Linda Claiborne.
Linda Turner. Carol Roberson. Sarah Hickerson. Marilyn Wallace. Nano
Klingler. Carolyn Carter. Kay Allen. Vicki Martin. Connie Hughes.
Fourth Row John Beabout. Madeleine Harbison. Carol Muske, Joanie
Frederick, Chcm McFarland. Gayle Sellers, Betty Atchison, Gay Garnett.
Sally Henry. Carol Bicak. Charlotte Babione. Linda Lee. Paulette Stowe!
Jane Routh. Back Row Dean Bryce. James Shaddock. Edward Kimball
Terry Quarles. Richard Dean. David Woods. Steve Cooper. Leroy Reed.
Jim Byrd Gary Hill. Larry Greene. Kestcr Lackey. George Ellis, Mike
Hurley, Jim Miller. Terry Mahan.
Semester honors awarded
to deserving junior achievers
Eligibility of a student to be placed on Honor Roll is de-
rived by the use of the point svstem. Students carrying
four solids must have a total of nine points. One who car-
ried five solids must have ten points. A’s count three, B s
two and C’s one point. Students named to the Top Ten
Percent must have at least three A’s and a B or better.
Grades for these honors are checked carefully by die facul-
ty in die office. At the end of the school year the top
ten senior students are listed. They are placed by their
grade average for the full four years of high school work.
JUNIOR TOP TEN PERCENT INCLUDES Front Row Jalanc White.
Vickie Wells. Phyllis Maxwell. Betty Allen. Sarah Hickerson. Marilyn
Wallace. Susie Rutherford, Carolyn Carter, Pam Huntley, Charlotte
Babione.. Second Row: Carol Muske. Pat Kraat , Linda Claiborne. Chcm
McFarland. Joanie Fredrick. Carol Bicak. Paulette Stowe, Nancy Klingler.
Linda Lee. Mike Dobbs. Stephen Roach Back Row: Sharon Robertson.
Lob Allen. James Shaddock. Jim Byrd, Ronnie Rosenbaum, Gary Hill.
Gay Garnett. George Ellis. Jim Miller, Terry Mahan.SOPHOMORE HONOR STUDENTS placed in the top ten percent for
the first semester arc the following Front Row: Brenda Baker, fanice
Walker. Debbie Stephens. Cynthia Linne. Vicki Yee, Phil Tyree. Second
Row: Ellis Bond. Mary Post. Darla Southern. Tannah Howard. Frances
Abernathy, fanice Duncan. Sandra Andrews. Martha Hallock, Sherry
Cotney. Back Row : Tom Hubbard. Allen Skach. Phillip Olson. Dell Ray
Thomas. Robert Skinner. Charles Tcfertillcr. John Wright.
Tenth grade honor students names posted at mid-term
Few students realize the importance of scholarship during
high school, but as college draws near they worry more
about their grades. Scholarship is highly emphasized in
the Altus School system. Teachers employed here have
the determination and drive to encourage better study
habits, and they prepare their students for college. Grades
SOPHOMORE HONOR ROLL STUDENTS FOR THE FIRST SEMES-
TER arc Front Row: Brenda Baker. Janice Walker. Debbie Stephens.
Terry Shipley. Cynthia Linne. Shelia Jennings. Diane Garcia. Bonnie
O’lwUey, Vicki Yee, Barbarqa Spargur. Brenda Williamson, Kathleen
Appleby. Mary Foster. Second Rou Robbie Grider. Mary Post. Darla
Southern. Freddie Arradondo. Tannah Howard, Frances Abernathy. Kathy
Stout. Janice Duncan. Sandra Andrews. Sylvia Jimeniz. John Lee. Athur
and attitude toward studv which students have in high
school will follow them for the rest of their lives. Grades
arc checked on transcripts when applications are made for
college, as well as when graduates applv for jobs later in
life. All this is told entering students immediately.
Lanee. Phil Tyree. Third Row: Matt Waldroop. Steven Hooper. Ellis
Bond. Fred Riggs. Cindy Mackey. LaNita Turner. Donna Hall. Jams Mc-
Endree, Brenda Palermo. Martha Hallock. Sherry Cotney Unda Snell.
John Wright. Back Row: Allen Skach. Phillip Olson, Jim Holman. Mike
McIntosh Mike Farley. Doug Shadid. Dell Ray Thomas. Marie Box. Ted
Marshall. Robert Skinner. Charles Tefertiller. Sammy Haltom. Jim Rankin.
Tom Hubbard.STUDENTS WHO ranked ninety-eight percent or more on
the PSAT test last October are. lower left. Jtm Miller .Stephen
Roach, Jtm Byrd, and Mike Dobbs. Right, All-State Band
members, Sheryl Runividge, Susie McDermott, and Jama
Smith, do some last minute studying.
GIRIS' STATE delegates who attended the 1965 convention
were, left, Ann Winsett, Melanie Windie, Linda Southern, Bren-
da Haynie, and Linda Hooton. Upper right. Boys’ State dele-
fates, Tim lyotts, Jimmy Hines, Wayne McEndree, Bob Darwin,
om Henderson, and Larry Calkins, look over special pictures.
DIANNA LAPP, Joe Mason, and Linda Southern, lower right,
were students ranking in the top one percent on the ACT test.
140MERIT COMMENDATION Award winners toe Mason, Eugena Cagle PAT TALLEY relaxes as he portrays his Best
and Linda Southern read congratulatory letters from the president of O.U. Actor" award wtnntng role at the OCLA meet.
AHS students add new laurels to high school history
Honors come in many wavs to Altus Senior High students
and the 1965-66 vear began with even more than the
usual number. Awards on these pages came before the
end of the first term. Other honors will be announced in
the Bulldog summer supplement. For the Bulldog itself
the year also was bringing its share of honors, including
first place, with distinction.
Because Altus High School has many facets, honors
also come to a wide cross section of the student body.
Ranking among the top schools of the state scholasticallv,
Altus students continue bringing laurels home from the
colleges and universities they later attend. It s all a part
of being in a community where achievement matters.
ALL STATE FOOTBALL players Jimmy Caster, Steve Merida and Kerry Larma helped EUGENA CAGLE wears her DAP.
the 1965 Bulldogs go to State AA championship playoffs, earning additional honors. Good Citizenship medal award.FAVORITES
66 senior class chooses
Election of class favorites is an event to which all the
school looks forward. At the end of the first semester
students arc given an opportunity to choose the person in
their class who arc outstanding in many facets of school
and community life. Upper class members of the yearbook
staff conduct this election, count the ballots, and then ar-
range to get pictures of the winners without the students
knowing the outcome of the voting. Winners of these con-
tests are not revealed until the yearbooks containing pic-
tures of these favorites arc distributed at the end of the
year at yearbook assembly. From a class of two hundred
and fifty seniors, seven boys and seven girls were selected
as the students who best exemplified special attributes.
BEST CITIZENS of the senior class, Bob Darwin and Ann Win-
sett, were chosen for their citizenship and thoughtfulness in the
classroom and in the community during their highschool careers.
SELECTED most likely to succeed are foe Mason and Linda
Southern, both top scholars and in the top per cent of the seniors.
MOST TALENTED seniors, Eugena Cagle and Larry Calkms.
are recognized for outstanding talent in the fields of vocal and
instrumental music, creative writing, drama and art.BEST ALL ROUND seniors are Tom Henderson and Melanie
Windle. Both are good students and good citizens with a wide
interest m all facets of school life, church and community.
MOST POPULAR seniors are Jimmy Hines and Phyllis Che-
nault. who are famed for their genuine friendliness and outstand-
ing personalities. Classmates know them as hard workers.
BEST ATHLETES Margaret Howard, a member of the Lassies
basketball team, and Kerry Larma. an All-State football player,
have made records with their outstanding athletic ability.
SENIORS Carolyn Henry and Ronnie McKcaigg are the seniors
picked by their classmates as having the best appearance. Both
are well groomed, well dressed, courteous, and well mannered.BEST ALL AROUND juniors Charlotte Bab ion e and Paul
Doughty arc also treasurer and president of the junior class. Both
are honor students and leaders with excellent school records.
JUNIORS selected Gay Garnett and Gary Hill, right, as class-
mates with the "best appearance.“ Besides being good students
and leaders they keep a neat appropriate appearance at all times.
MOST POPULAR juniors are Johnny Hawkins and Sandy
Smith, whose willingness to work and ability to get along with
people make them student leaders in all school life phases.
AHS junior class selects
Junior year is one of hard work. Course levels arc advanced.
Activities reach their peak because it is the lot of the jun-
iors to entertain seniors, faculty and administrative officials
at the graduation banquet. Class members also frequently
head academic and co-curricular clubs as program chairmen
or president. Juniors know one another well, and class
favorites, as a result, are chosen upon the basis of tangibles.
Second year students on these pages are those whom their
peers considered to be most nearly a reflection of the traits
for which they are honored.FAVORITES
are awarded honors
Exceptional leadership must be shown at the sophomore
level as tenth graders converge at Altus High from three
junior high schools within the city, and as many as 50
other schools throughout the world. To be chosen a "Soph-
omore Favorite” therefore carries with it an extra divi-
dend of approval for those who arc chosen by their class-
mates. As in the upper classmen elections, sophomores
vote by home rooms, written ballots, and without previous
campaigning on the part of students who are chosen.
BEST ALL ROUND sophomores, Debbie Stephens and Dell
Ray Thomas, are honor students and leaders who are willing to
devote their time to many student activities.
MOST POPULAR sophomores are Linda Snell and Buddy
Mims, who were selected for their friendliness and their participa-
tion in many facets of student life.
BEST APPEARANCE is the title given to sophomores Tannah
Howard and Mike Farles. left, for their neat, representative ap-
pearance and their likable personalities.
Class of 1966
Miss Margaret Howard was chosen this year to reign as
Sweetheart of the Altus FFA Chapter. FFA members select-
ed her for her liveliness as a student and faithfulness to her
school, for her sweet personality and her friendly smile.
Active in numerous school activities, Margaret is representa-
tive of all their ideals.
Bcttie Van Oostrum
Class of 1966
Poise, charm, beauty, friendliness, cooperation, and persever-
ance are a few of the characteristics the Spanish Club had in
mind when they selected their Spanish Club Queen. Miss
Jane Walker, with her knowledge of the Spanish language
and her vibrant personality, easily fulfills these requirements.
Class of 1966
Each year the Distributive Education department bestows
upon one of its members the honor of representing her club
as DECA queen. Her selection is based upon the individual’s
ability to co-operate with others and be a well-groomed,
energetic worker, and upon her pride in her work" and her
club. Miss Barbara Malena is DECA queen for 1966.
Class of 1966
Selected for her outgoing personality, her friendliness, her
willingness to help and her musical abilities, Miss Ann Win-
sett well represents the vocal music department of Altus
High School. Ann accompanies the mixed chorus, the mod-
ern choir, and various ensembles. She also participates in
numerous ensembles herself.
Class of 1966
Altus Key Club chooses its queen in keeping with her serv-
ice to her school and community. She must have a witty,
outgoing personality and rate high scholastically. Miss Jama
Smith is an honor roll student and participant in band, vocal
music, and journalism. She exemplifies the same service
traits for which Key Club is designed as an organization.
Class of 1966
The French Club queen must exhibit the vivaciousness, at
tractivencss, grace, and charm characteristic of a French
mademoiselle. She must be an eager, cooperative worker,
adept in her language, and an earnest supporter of her club.
With these qualities in mind, the French Club honored
Miss Sue Murrell as their queen for this year.
Clojf of 1966
School spirit, loyalty to her team, friendliness, good sports-
manship, personality, beauty, and co-operation are a few of
the many traits the Altus football team takes into considera-
tion when choosing its queen. Announcement of her selec-
tion took place at the annual football banquet when Miss
McAskill was crowned for 1966.
Class of 1967
Band members determine their queen according to personal-
ity, leadership and musical abilities. Pert and courteous,
friendly and talented Miss Bettv Atchison, a junior, was the
choice of That Altus Band to represent them as queen for
1966. Betty has received various twirling honors and is a
Jama SmithLIGHTS OF AHS are reflected on icy streets and falling snow in a view of the main building seldom seen by students.
Final bell of the school day rarely means the end of
activity in the buildings of Altus Senior High School.
Club meetings are scheduled almost every evening. Sports
events such as basketball games and wrestling matches are
are held in the Clctus B. Street Field House. Nighttime
rehearsals for assemblies and special programs are in the
auditorium and music building. Oklahoma’s finest new
cafeteria building provides room for special banquets.
Variety in AHS s night life reflects the many activities
available to every student, through the efforts of an in-
terested faculty, and administration working for a better
educational system each year, keyed co the present needs.
Growth of Altus Senior High School is mirrored in its
new courses and scholastic and athletic organizations. Ad-
dition of computer-related mathematics in 1966 with vo-
cational carpentry and auto-mechanics courses, wrestling
as a competitive sport, organization of Future Data Pro-
cessor of America, Future Business Leaders of America
and one of the first in-school Neighborhood Youth Corps
make the year memorable. Now plans arc complete for
computer tele-processing by hotline from Oklahoma. Such
new courses and organizations arc made possible by federal
education grants, focal support and interest on the part of
the student body. Students can look foreward to a school
of epanding horizons as reflected by the 1966 Bulldog.
ABERNATHY. Frances 69. 84. 90.
113. 117. 139
ABOUSSIE. Sam 32. 99
ADAMS. Gary 60. 87. 88
ADAMS, Lionel 60. 104
ADAMS. Sue 60
ADUDDEL. Jacquc 32
AGUERO. Lucy 32. 84. 99. 106
AGUERO. Lupe 32
AKIN, Mary Anne 60. 84. 91.
ALDRICH. Debra 69. 126
ALEXANDER. Dana Kay 32
ALLEN. Betty G. 60. 91. 106. 138
ALLEN. Coy Dean 69. 112, 127
ALLEN. Glenda 69. 84
ALLEN. Kay 60. 98. 99. 117. 126.
ALLEN. Linda 69. 84
ALLEN. Lola 60. 130, 131. 138
ALLEN. Ray William 69. 106.
ALLISON. LaVaughn B. 69
ANDERSON. Linda 69. 84. 112
ANDERSON. Rudolph 69
ANDREAS. Harold 69. 83. 87. 88
ANDREWS. Sandra 69. 74. 84.
91. 92. 113, 139
APPLEBY. Bob 125
APPLEBY. Kathleen 69. 84. 90.
112, 117. 139
ARRADONDO. Freddie 69. 84.
ASHLEY. Don 60. 82. 85
ATCHISON. Betty 60. 88. 91.
ATCHISON. Kathy 69. 88. 113
AVERY. Kenneth 69. 127
AVEY, Mike 32. 88
AVILA. Corina 6. 69. 90. 106.
AYRES. Jerry 25. 120. 122
BABB, Herman 26. 115
BABIONE. Charlotte 59. 60. 62.
84. 85. 92. 93. 100. 117, 138.
BAGLEY. Natalie 60
BAKER. Brenda 69. 126. 139
BAKER. Leta 60. 84
BAKER. Tommy 32. 87
BALL. Jane 69.84. 117
BARDSLEY. Nikita 60. 90. 117,
BAREFOOT. Joe Bob 69. 125
BARKER. Anna Marie 32
BARKER. Terri 84. 112
BARNES. Jackie 69. 84. 90. 112.
BARNETT. Jerry Lynn 69. 129
BARRACLOUGH. Karen 33. 104
BASSETT. Becky 60. 84. 93. 117
BATES. John 7. 33. 106. 109. 137
BAZILE, JoAnn 60. 106
BEABOUT. John 60. 86. 88. 136.
BEAL. Robert Wayne 69. 82. 85
BEATTY. John 69. 127
BEAVER. Roxic Ann 60. 91. 106.
BEAVERS. Pam 60. 80. 131
BEETS. Charles 69. 127
BELL. Mrs. Glen 29
BELTER. Robert 7. 33. 106
BENNETT. Kathleen 60. 137
BENNETT. J. Glenn 69
BENNETT. Larry 33
BERMAN. Larry E. 69. 125. 127
BESETT. Lynda 33. 81. 116. 137
BESLER. Carol 69. 90. 117
BEX. Jan 69. 126. 134
BEYREIS, Mike Karl 69. 88
BEZY. John 33. 87. 88. 114, 115,
BEZY. Susan 60. 62. 81. 114.
115. 117. 135. 138
BICAK. Carol 60. 80. 90. 100.
BIDDY. Eddie 60. 82. 83. 85
BIRAM, Dennis Ray 60, 127
BIRTCIEL, Bruce 34
BLACK, Joe 29
BLACKARD, Sharon 60. 84. 90
BLASSINGAME. Walter 69. 129
BLEVINS. Gary 13. 34. 99. 137
BOLLING. Sharon 137
BOND. Ellis 69. 127. 139
BONDS. Don 60. 82. 85. 91.
BONDS. Virginia 34. 116
BOOKER. Ronnie Dale 69. 106
BOSTON. Jerry 60. 104
BOWERS. Marlise 34
BOWERS, Shcrilyn 69, 117
BOX. Mark 69. 139
BRADFORD, Charles 60. 106
BRENEMAN. Douglas 69. 127
BRIDGES. Jim 60
BRIGGS. Carla 104
BRINKMAN. Mrs. Bill 24. 68
BRISCOE. Mark 6. 34. 99. 105
BROADWELL. Carol 34
BROGAN. Miss Bessie 24. 95
BROWN. James Wayne 70. 106.
BRUNHUBER. James Ken 35
BRYCE. Dean 61. 114, 136. 138
BRYCE, Mr . Eugene 21
BUCHANAN, Mary 61. 117
BUCK. Douglas 35.
BUCK. Mr. Joe 21
BUCK. Wayne 70, 125, 139
BURDICK. Christine 70. 84. 92
BURGAN. L. L. 29
BURROW. Rose 61. 81. 106.
BURROW. Vcm 70. 106, 127
BURTON. Nancy 70. 84. 112
BUSH. Danny 70. 126
BYRD, Benny 14, 70, 82. 83.
85. 100. 101. 113
BYRD. Jim 61. 91. 100. 101. 102.
103, 115. 138. 140
CADDEN. Charles 61. 115
CAGLE. Ann 61. 83. 84. 85. 91
CAGLE. Eugcna 0. 14. 35. 56. 82.
83. 85. 90. 91. 100. 101. 114.
116. 137, 141. 142
CALDWELL. Phillip 61. 109
CALE. Peggy 35. 91. 99. 116
CALKINsTUrrv 35, 80. 120. 121.
CAMPBELL. Pat 61. 109. 127
CARDER. Mrs. Eulan C. 29
CARDER. Mackey 35. 106. 109
CARDER. Nancy 35. 116. 130.
CARRAWAY. Mike 61. 120
CARRAWAY.Tom 68. 70. 72
CARROLL. Charles 70. 77. 127
CARRUTHERS, Vcrlctta 70
CARTER. Carolyn 60. 61. 84. 90.
117. 136. 138
CARTER, Jimmy 6f. 121, 122.
CASTER. Jimmy 35. 120, 121, 122.
123. 128. 141
CAUSEY. Barry 70. 127
CAUSEY. Jacki 36. 81. 116, 136
CHABOT. Vince 36. 137
CHAPEK. Eddie 61
CHAPMAN. Carol 70. 84. 112
CHAPMAN, Deborah 61. 84
CHAPMAN. Rusty 125
CHAPMAN. Scott 61. 82. 85. 128
CHAPMAN. Tommy 70. 106. 109.
CHENAULT. Phyllis 36. 84. 91.
99. 116. 143. 152
CHUMLY, Phillip 61. 104
CLAIBORNE. Linda 61. 117, 130.
CLENDENNEN. Loretta 70. 106.
CLEMMONS. Miss Glade 26
CLINE. James 36
COLE, Chris 70. 102, 106, 109
COLE. Rex 109
COLEMAN. La Verne 70. 126
COLLIER. Donna 36
COLLINS, Mrs. Gerald 23. 28
COLVILLE. Dwight 70. 102. 103
CONGER. Ronald 34. 36. 99. 114.
COOK. Bill 37. 80, 81. 98. 99
COOPER. Stephen 61. 115, 120.
COPE. Darryl 61, 106, 120, 121
CORONA. Charles 37
COREY. Cheryl 37. 47. 91. 115.
116. 132. 136
COSSEY. William 70. 88
COTNEY. Sherry 70. 84. 90. 112.
130. 131. 139
COX. Mike 61
COX. Stephen 70. 86. 88
CRANE. Jayne 61. 126
CREED. Bruce 11. 61. 88
CREED. Freddie 37
CRELIA, Sarah 61. 84
CROCKETT. Charles 70. 127
CROSBY. Paulette 70. 84. 113
CROSS. Mrs. Walter 20. 21
CULP. Douglas 37. 88. 109
CULVER, Mrs. Dale 19. 25. 92.
CUMMINS. Gary Don 36. 37. 99.
CUNNINGHAM. Richard 37, 114.
CUPP. Mr Ed 29
CURTIS. John 87. 88
CURTIS. Robert 70, 127
CURTIS. Sherry 33. 37. 81. 82. 85.
86. 87. 88
CYPHERS. Barbara 61, 84
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DANIEL. Kathryn 70. 113. 126
DARWIN. Bobby 37. 120. 121,
128. 137. 140. 142
DAVENPORT. Don 61
DAVENPORT. John 61
DAVIS. Carolyn 70. 84. 90. 113
DAVIS. Douglas 70. 88
DAVIS. Phyllis 61. 84. 117
DAVIS. Richard 29
DEAN. Richard 61. 114. 115, 138
DEEN, Steve 70. 129
DEUTCH. Kav 37. 84. 91. 116.
DiBARTOLO, Lynn, 38. 98. 99.
DiCINDIO, Ann 6. 38. 91. 116,
DICKERSON. Gary 62. 106, 117,
DICKSON. James 38. 55. 86. 88.
DILLON. James Smith 70. 127.
DIXOM. James 112
DOAK. Jane 38. 41. 56. 116. 136
DOBBINS. Ronald 70. 128
DOBBS. Mike 62. 92. 93. 102.
114, 115, 136, 138, 140
DODSON. Mr. Jess 29
DOLLINS. Don 62
DONAGHE. Janet Kay 70. 84. 90.
DORSEY. Ronnie 12, 70, 125
DOUGHTY. Paul 11. 59. 62, 102,
DRAKE. Tim 70
DRURY. Margarette 62. 130. 131
DUCK. Floyd Wayne 70. 119
DUKE. Connie 70, 117
DUKE. Donald 38
DUKE. Laura 70. 126
DUNCAN. Janice 38. 130, 131
DUNCAN, Janice 70. 84. 117,
DUNCAN. Jim 29
DUNCAN. Mike 71
DUNEGAN. George 38. 109, 120.
DUVALL. Brenda 38. 46. 79. 106.
DUVALL. Tommy 71. 82. 83. 85.
86. 88. 112
EDDINGS. Caroyln 71. 84. 90.
EDMONSON. Mr. Anton 25. 68
EDWARDS. Mrs. A.W. 27. 79.
82 84 85
ELEY. Patricia 30. 38. 84. 85. 116,
117. 136. 137
ELLIOTT. Jamie 71. 84
ELLIOTT. Mrs. John 27
ELLIS. George 11. 59. 62. 82. 83.
85. 90. 102. 114. 138
EMERY. Dune 62. 112. 117
ENSEY. Angelina 62, 84
EVERETT. Jaunita 38. 81. 95. 99.
EVERETT. Margaret 62. 81, 106
EVERETT. Sylvia 62. 81
EWING. Mrs. CM. 25. 68. 90.
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FAGAN. Brenda 7l. 117. 126
FANCHER. Brenda 62
FANCHER. Jack Carroll 13. 38.
82. 83. 85. 102, 114, 137
FANCHER. Mike 127
FARLEY. Mr and Mrs Bill 68
FARLEY. Mike 11. 68. 71. 90.
FAULKNER. Lynn 38. 83. 85. 91.
FERRIS. Mrs. Weldon 24. 99. 101
FINCHER. Janice 62. 91. 106
FISHER. Benny 71. 127
FISHER. Cathy 39. 104. 105. 116
FLEMING. Diane 39. 81, 90. 98.
99. 116. 137. 151
FLEMING. Jerry 62. 115. 138
FLEMING. J. V. 112
FLETCHER. Brenda 62
FLIPPIN, Mrs. Paul 24. 116. 117
FORRESTER. Beverly 37
FORST. Marilyn 39. 84. 116
FOSTER. Jerry 39. 91. 125
FOSTER. Mary 71. 84. 112, 117,
FOSTER. Robert 62
FREDERICK. Joanic 62. 64. 88.
FREDERICK. Scott 39. 91. 99
FREE. Chariette 71. 84. 90
FREEMAN. Tcrric 116
FRIESEN. Mr. Richard 25. 121.
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GALLAGER. John 109
GARCIA. Diane 71. 126. 139
GARNER. Ken 62. 104
GARNETT. Gay 62. 84. 91. 117.
GARRISON. Linda 62. 126
GARVIN. Mr Buel 26. 135
GARVIN. Eddie 39
GATES. Greg 39. 137
GEBERT. Gary 71. 102, 125
GIBSON. Susie 62
GIBSON. Gary 62. 106
GIBSON. Unda 71, 126
GILBERT. Bruce 40
GINN. Loran 62. 102. 103. 120.
GOLDSBURY. Billy 71. 125
GONZALES. Lois 71. 126
GOODWIN. James 81. 106, 134
GOODWIN. Jane 40. 80. 88. 91.
115. 136. 137
GORDON. Bobby 40. 105
GORDON. Ginger 71. 84. 112,
GORDON. Mike 40. 104
GOSS. Debbie 62. 90
GRAHAM. Charles 62
GRAHAM. Ronnie 40. 105
GRAMLING, Jan 71. 83. 84. 117,
GRANT. Kay 62, 138
GREB, Jarett 62
GREEN. Ricky 40. 105
GREEN, Stephen 14. 41, 81. 88.
GREENE. JoLynn 71. 117, 126
GREENE. Larry 11. 63. 98. 118,
120. 121, 138
CREENOUGH, Clinton 88
GRIDER. Robbie 71. 88. 90. 139
GRISSOM. Vicki 100
GROVES. Karen 63. 90
GUERRA. Maria 63
GUZMAN, Connie 71, 126
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HAAS. Dick 109
HADLEY. Beth 71. 85. 92, 112
HAG AIN. Mike 71
HAINES. Kerry 71, 95. 112, 126
HALE. Joe 71
HALE. Ronny 71, 106. 127
HALL. Donna 71, 84. 113, 139
HALLMARK. Stephen 71
HALLOCK, Martha 72, 84. 113,
HALTOM, Sammy 72, 82, 85,
HAMMETT. Unda 41. 116, 137
HAMPTON, Tommy 82. 85
HARBISON, Madeleine 15. 63,
88. 92. 93. 101, 114, 115, 138
HARDY, Don 63, 82, 83, 85.
HARGIS. Orville 72, 127
HARRINGTON, Gary 63
HATTON. Janice 41. 84
HATTON, Judy 63. 130. 131
HATLEY. Pat 72. 88. 112
HAWKINS, Johnny 63. 82, 85,
90. 102. 120. 144
HAYES. Ruth 72. 106
HAYNIE, Brenda 41, 116. 137.
HAZELWOOD, Julie 63. 91.
HEAD. Mr. J. W. 29
HEARD. Jim 107
HENDERSON. Jean 41. 91. 98.
99. 116, 136. 137
HENDERSON. Tom 41. 121,
134, 140. 143
HENLEY, James 127
HENRY, Bobby 41. 105
HENRY. John 125
HENRY. Carolyn 41. 83. 85. 90,
91. 116. 143, 149
HENRY. Sally 59, 63. 90. 100.
H2. 117, 138
HENSLEY, Mrs. Harding R. 29
HENSON. Robert 63
HERN. Anita 63, 88
HERNANDES, Gilda 42
HERNANDES, John 42
HERNANDEZ, Luis 72. 125
HERRON. Mr. Earl 23, 28, 106,
HESTAND, Loyd 42
HICKERSON. Robert 12. 72. 139
HICKERSON. Sarah 63. 88. 90.
HIGGS. Gary 31. 72. 88. 112
HILL. Gary 63. 64. 90. 102, 121,
HILL, John 72, 88. 112
HILL, Mary Ann
HILL. Mike 72. 125. 136
HILL, Rick 72, 82. 85. 125
HILLARD. Jimmy 42. 105
HILLARD. Troy 42, 105
HILLEMEYER. Cathy 42. 104,
HILLEMEYER. Christy 42. 104,
HINES. Jim 40. 42. 80. 99. 109,
121, 123. 140, 143
HOLDRIDGE. Don 42
HOLLENBACK. Jess 43. 115,
HOLLINGSWORTH. Larry- 72
HOLMAN, James 72, 84. 90.
117. 139. 145
HOLMAN. Wayne 72, 106
HOLMES. Dennis 43. 114, 115
HOLSEY. Steve 63, 90, 114. 129
HOLT, Mrs. Kenneth 25, 90, 91
HOOTON. Unda 43, 115. 134
HOWARD, Connie 63. 88
HOWARD. Margaret 43, 91,
106. 109. 116. 117, 130. 131,
137. 143. 146
HOWARD. Martha 112
HOWARD. Tannah 72, 84. 90.
117. 139. 145
HOWETH. Mike 72, 127
HUBBARD. Tom 72. 83. 87. 88.
HUCKABY, Bob 64. 88
HUDSON, Cynthia 63. 99. 117
HUDSON. Paula 72
HUGHES. Connie 60. 63. 84
93. 117, 138
HUGHES, Ronnie 29, 60. 63.
HULL, Mr. Gilmer 29
HUNT, Gndy 43. 130. 131
HUNT, David 63
HUNTER. Donna 72
HUNTLEY, Pam 63. 91. 112,
117. 135, 138
HURLEY. Mike 63. 82. 83. 85.
90. 102, 138
HURLEY. Susan 72, 84. 88. 112
HURST, Larry 72. 77. 82. 85,
HYDE. Randy 63, 136
IZZO, Linda 43. 88. 92, 137
JACKSON. Gaylon 72. 82. 85
JACKSON. Woody 63. 121, 133
JAMES. Mike 43
JENNINGS. Kent 43, 102, 115
JENNINGS, Sheila 72. 84. 113,
JIMENEZ. Raul Jr. 63
JIMENEZ. Sylvia 72. 106. 126,
JOHNSON. James 43
JOHNSON. Joyce 43
JOHNSON. Pat 72, 82. 85. 102,
113. 121, 122. 125
JONES, Chad 13, 43, 90. 91.
105. 107, 125, 136
JONES. Mr. Don 26, 112, 135
JONES. Gary 11. 63. 102, 114,
JONES, Gloria 72. 84. 112, 116
JONES. Hugh 63. 104
JONES, Janey 64. 90. 106
JONES. Jennifer 44. 51. 84. 98,
99. 116. 134. 137
JONES. Mark 64. 106
JONES, Mike 72. 88
JONES. Phil 64. 82. 85. 91. 102.
103. 121, 125, 132
JONES. Shirley 64. 95
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KARR. Jess 29. 44. 88
KASTNER. Cathy 44. 81. 84.
98. 99. 116. 137
KASTNER, Jimmy 64. 109
KASTNER. Steve 72. 109
KEELER. Paulette 64. 84. 117
KELLY. Joyce 44. 136. 137
KELLY. Kathy 64. 84
KELLY. Larry 73. 106. 127
KIKER. Mrs Ersa 22. 28
KILLIBREW, Mr. Robert 27, 29.
KIMBALL. Edward 64. 88. 91,
114, 115, 138
KIMBALL. John 44. 88. 114,
115, 134, 137
KIMBELL. Henry 44
KING. Betty 73. 84
KING. Glenda 64. 84. 91, 117
KINNEY. Joyce 64. 84. 91. 117
KINSLOW, Juan Nell 64. 126
KINSLOW. Marlene 73. 126
KIONUT LaDonna 73. 126
KIRBY. Keith 64. 90. 121, 122
KIZZIAR. Robert 73. 127
KLINE. Mickic 64. 90. 107, 134
KLINE. William 73. 129
KLINGER. Nancy 64. 84. 91.
117, 132. 138
KORTUM, Edward 64
KOVASH. Terry- 64
KRAATZ. Pat (A, 138
KRAATZ, Tommy 73. 82, 85
KRUGER. David 64
KRUM. Susan 64, 117
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LABAY, Gerhard 44
LACKEY. Kestcr 64. 93. 121,
LACKEY. Mrs. Kcster 28
LAIRD. Janet 44. 84. 116, 137
LAMB. Carla 45, 104
LANGE. Arthur 0, 73. 88, 100
102. 113. 139
rvuarcy « m gg QQ
LANZA. Cynthia 84. 90
LAPP, Diana 13. 45. 115, 137
LARMA, Kerry 45, 120, 121,
123. 141, 143
LATTIMORE. Linda 73. 112
LAULIS, Pat 73. 84
LAW, Louanna 13, 14, 45. 85,
91. 99. 100, 101. 117, 136.
LAWSON. Charles 73. 82, 90.
LAWSON. Sheila 45
LEAVITT. Mr. Don 21, 87. 88
LEAVITT. Lynda 15. 64. 85. 87.
LEDBETTER, Carolyn 73, 126
LEE, Jack 73. 88. 113, 138
LEE, Linda 11. 64. 84. 92. 93.
115, 117, 138
LeMASTERS, Susan 64, 90, 95,
LEONARD. Judy 64. 90. 116,
LEVERE I i, Mrs. Amos 29
LEWTON, Austin 45, 88
LIDDLE, Scott 73
LIDE, Ronnie 64, 104
LILLY. Pat 64. 84. 90. 117
LINGLE. John 65, 106
LINNE, Cynthia 73. 84, 90. 113,
LITTLEJOHN. Mrs. Ora 24. 25.
LITVAK, Jeff 45. 134
LOCKHART. Mr R.J. 25, 134
LOCKHART. Mrs. R.J 26. 115.
LOCKWOOD. Melba 73. 126
LOPEZ, Emilia 6. 73. 106, 126
LOTT, Don 45, 91
LOVELACE. Joan 73, 126
LOVELL, Bobby 73, 127
LOVELL. Earl 46. 106
LOVETT, Janice 73, 90, 126
LOWE. Lloyd 46. 114, 134. 137
LOWE. Robert 73, 125, 139
LOWER, Tommy 46, 51, 81,
LUBRANT, Kenny 73, 139
— M —
MASSEN. Jan-Nay 65. 91
MACKEY. Cindy 73. 84. 112. 117.
MAFFRY. Dorsay 62. 65, 91. 112
MAFFRY. Mrs Richard (Dick) 24
MAHAN. Terry 65. 128. 138
MAINS. Sammy 73
MALENA. Barbara 47. 105, 137.
MARPLE. Pam 47. 95. 136
MARPLE, Randy 125
MARSHALL. Pit 73
MARSHALL. Shirley 65. 92, 106
114. 115. 117
MARSHALL. Ted 73. 75. 129, 139
MARTIN, Craig 65
MARTIN. Debra 73. 90. 118. 130.
MARTIN. Pam. 73. 88. 90 112
MARTIN. Viki 65. 138
MARTS. Tamara II. 47
MASON. Joe 13. 14. 30. 47, 82.
83. 85, 102. 114. 115. 135. 137.
140. 141. 142
MASSEY. Linda 65. 84. 112
MATTHEWS, Emmett 73, 90, 127
MAXWELL. Phyllis 65. 88. 138
MAYOTTE, Betty 73. 84
MEACHAM. Terry 65
MEDLOCK, Mary'29. 48, 105. 106
MERIDA. Steve 48. 121. 123. 141
MERRILL. Marianne 48, 99, 116
METCALF. Kent 27, 106, 109
MILLER. Gary 65
MILLER. James 65. 102, 115. 138,
MILLER. Max 73. 106. 127
MILLIGAN. James 127
MILLS, Eva Joy 65. 84. 88. 90. 107
MILLS. Joe 73. 125, 127
MIMS. Buddy 73. 82. 85. 102. 145
MIMS. Sherry 48
MITCHELL, Linda 11. 48. 81, 91.
MONROE. Jerry 48. 105. 136
MONTGOMERY. Sandy 73. 84
MONTOYA. Mary Beth 48, 88.
MOODY. Nick 27, 88
MOORE. Linda 48. 105
MORAN. Jerry 29. 49. 128
MOREAU. Robin 49. 116. 136, 137
MOREAU. Jay 74. 127
MOSSIEN. Taffy 74. 84. 90. 113.
MURRELL. Sue 49. 88. 90. 136,
MUSKE. Carol 65. 88. 90. 114.
MY ATT. Roger 49. 121. 137
McALPINE, Stanley 74. 87. 88
Me AN ALLEN. Martv 74. 126. 136
Me ASK ILL, Don 46. 106
McASKILL. John 74
McASKILL. Mary 46. 81. 91. 137.
McCARTY, Ruth Ann 46. 84. 85,
91. 116. 136. 137
McCLELLAN. Vickie 74. 77. 85.
McCUTCHEON. Sonny 74
MeDERMOTT. Susie 47. 87. 88.
McENDREE. Janis 74. 112, 126.
McENDREE. Wayne 30. 47. 50.
86. 87. 88. 102, 114. 134. 136.
MeFARLAND. Cherri 11. 65. 83.
84. 90. 91. 117. 138
MeINTOSH. Mike 74. 127. 139
McKEAIGG. Ronnie 40. 47. 80.
MeKINNEY. Cecil 7. 47. 137
McLAUGHLIN. Gary 65. 106. 128
McMILLAN. Vicki 65. 90
— N —
NALL. Mary 74. 126
NASH. Rctu 74. 126
NEAL. Willie Ray 74
NEASLEY, Butch 6. 36. 49. 99.
NEELY. Phil 87. 88
NEHER. Billy 74. 125
NELSON. Mrs. Ray 26
NEWBERRY Earl 26. 114. 135
NEWLIN. Herbert 74. 106
NEWSOM. Sharon 49. 116. 136
NOLAN. Derry 1 109
NORCROSS. Vicky 65. 84
NORMAN. Dennis 18. 26. 102
NORTON. Darrell 50
— O —
ODOM. Carl 98. 99
OFFILL. Winston 50. 136. 137
OGLESBY. Cathy 74. 84
OLSON. John 74. 77. 102. 106
109. 127. 139
O'MALLEY. Bonnie 0. 74. 85. 90.
100, 113. 139
O’MALLEY. Ellen 74. 112
O'NEAL. Randy 74. 127
ORTEGA, Carmen 50, 81, 106
OSBORN. Mary 50. 95. 116
OTTMAN. James 74. 112, 127
OWENS. Sherry 39. 50. 116
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PACE, Shirley 50
PADGHAM, Carla 65. 84
PALADINO. Sandy 74. 84. 134
PALERMO. Brenda 74. 84. 92.
PALMER. Kathlyn 74. 126
PARSLEY. Linda 51, 95. 106
PARKS. Judy 74. 84. 90. 117
PARRET. Leo 29
PARRISH. Ronda 74. 84. 112
PARSONS. Barbara 51. 84. 99. 116.
PARSONS. Margaret 51. 81. 134
PATE. Tommy 65. 104. 105
PATRICK. James 65. 80
PATTERSON, James 75. 112
PELFREY, Carla 65. 81. 88. 92.
PERRY. Dawn 65. 83. 84. 91. 117.
PETERS. David 125
PETERS. Tom 65. 121, 122, 125,
PETERSON. Clifford 18
PHIFER. Dennis 75. 112, 127
PHILLIPS. Phillis 75 84
PIERPONT, James 60. 65. 127
PINKSTON. Don 75. 127
PIPPIN. Roger 15. 51.87, 88, 136
PITTS. Joe 65. 109
PLOSZAY, John 65. 82. 83. 85. 92
PLUMLEE, Joe 65. 99
PORTER. Beverly 65. 84
PORTER. John 51. 104
POST. Mar 75. 88. 113. 139
POTTS. Tim 51. 119. 121, 122,
POWERS. Kelly 75. 127
POWELL. Steve 75. 113
PRICE. Jerry 75. 137
PRUITT. Lynn 29
PRYOR. Janet 75. 84. 90. 112. 117
PURCELL. Eddy 75. 127
QUARLES. Terry 66. 138
QUEER. Jan 75. 95. 127
QUIBODEAUX. Roger 75. 87. 88
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RADETSKY. Gregg 60. 66
RADUENZ, Dennis 66. 104
RANKIN. Adrian 18. 23. 28. 134
RANKIN. Jim 75. 82. 83. 85. 102.
RAY, Forrest Gene 125
RAY. Larry 104
RAY. Randy 75. 88
RAY. Susan 66
RAY. Susan Kay 66. 84. 130. 131
REAGAN. Helen 51
REAGAN. Sally 14. 51. 85. 90. 91.
116. 136. 137. 147
REDMON. Judy 52. 99
REED. Leroy 66. 90. 128. 138
REED. Tommy 75. 129
RESER. Karen 75. 126. 139
REUTLINGER. Jerry 64. 66. 86.
87. 88. 114
RICKEY. Larry 66. 132
RICKEY. Lonnie 6. 52. 114. 115
RIDENOUR. Larry 66
RIGGS. Fred 75. 127. 139
RINARD. Mike 66. 121, 122
RINKER. Jeff 52
RISINCER. Kay 75. 126
RIVERA. Gloria 66
RIVERA. Victor 66
ROACH. Paul 105
ROACH. Stephen 66. 88. 92. 93.
114. 115. 138. 140
ROBBINS. Larry 7. 52. 106. 109
ROBERSON. Carol 66. 88. 91. 136.
ROBERSON. Gay Nqll 52. 136
ROBERSON. Marilyn 75. 84. 85.
112. 117, 134
ROBERTS. Lowell 75. 82, 85
ROBERTS. Sharron 75, 90. 126
ROBERTSON. Charles 75. 90. 127
ROBERTSON. Sharon 66. 138
ROBERTSON. Wayne 75. 106. 127
ROBINSON. Lonnie 66. 104
ROBINSON. Rcta 75. 84
ROBISON. Kathy 75. 84. 90. 95.
ROGERS. Mrs. Clarence 24
ROGERS. Brenda 52
ROGERS. Eddie 75
ROGERS. James 27
RONEY. Beverly 52. 91. 116. 134.
136. 137. 147
ROOKER. Mrs. Bob 25. 68. 90. 91
ROSALES. Bonney 66
ROSENBAUM. Ronnie 66. 92. 93.
102. 106, 121, 122
ROUTH. Jane 66. 81.91, 114.
115. 117. 138
ROWAN. Cynthia 52. 91. 106.
115. 116. 137
ROWLAND. Jasper 75. 125
ROWLETT. Donnie 66. 82. 84. 85
RUDICK. Ronnie 75. 109
RUDOW. Terry 75. 126
RUIZ, Susan 51
RUN1V1DGE. ShervJ 33. 52, 81.
87. 88. 137. 140. 153
RUSSELL. John 76. 82. 85
RUSSELL, Ronnie 66
RUTHERFORD. Susie 66. 85. 91.
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SADLER. Clara 66. 91. 117. 130.
SCALF. Lynn 76. 106
SCHULER. Leslie 66. 84
SCHUSTER. John 66
SCOGGIN. Ruth 53. 90. 92. 106.
SCOTT. James 66. 125
SELLERS. Gayle 220.127.116.11.
SEVIER. Jerry 66. 104. 114
SINYARD. James 125
SHADDOCK. Brigitte 76. 126
SHADDOCK. James 67. 115, 135.
SHADID. Barry 67. 90. 102, 103.
SHADID. Steve 53. 88. 91. 136.
SHADID. Tick 76. 139
SHAFER. William 24
SHARP. Don 76. 82. 85
SHERWOOD. Bobby 76. 112
SHIRLEY. Patricia 76, 126
SHIPLEY. Terry 76. 84. 112, 139
SHOLAR, Bill 53. 81. 136
SHOLAR. Bonnie 76. 90. 112. 117
SHOLAR. Robert 76
SHOUMAKE. Martha 76. 88
SHUPE. Cathy 15, 67. 84. 92. 117
S1ERER. Harry 76
SIMPSON. Mike 67. 106
SIMPSON. Pat 67. 106
SKACH. Allen 76. 127. 139
SKIDMORE. Mrs. B.M. 24
SKINNER. Robert 76. 102. 139
SLACK. Karen 53. 85, 116, 124.
SLANE. Tom 63. 67
SLEIGHT. Keith 76, 127
SMART. Mrs. Frank 24
SMITH. Barbara 11. 53. 79. 84.
105, 107, 116
SMITH. Jama 14. 53, 83. 85. 88.
98. 99. 137. 140. 149. 150. 153
SMITH. Loretta 76. 84. 85. 92.
SMITH. Mary 50. 54. 85. 92. 114.
115, 116. 137
SMITH. Sandy 67. 100. 113. 117,
138. 144. 150
SNELL. Mrs and Mrs. Jimmy 68
SNELL, Linda 0. 76. 83. 85. 90.
100, 101. 117, 139, 45. 150
SNYDER. Charles 67, 90
SOUTHERN. Daria 76. 112, 117.
SOUTHERN. Linda 0. 14. 54. 92.
93. 100, 101, 114. 115, 116.
135. 137. 140. 141, 142
SPARGUR. Barbara 76. 84. 90. 139
SPARGUR, Gerry 67. 82. 85
SPARKS. Jeff 54. 81. 88. 98. 99.
SPEAR. Nicky 67, 91. 121, 122
SPRAGGINS. Craig 29
SPRAGGINS. Charles 76
STANDLEE, Mitzic 47. 54. 85. 91.
STANFILL, Connie 54. 105, 135.
STAPP, Tommy 54
STARR. Bill 27
STARR. Mike 54. 121, 122. 137
STAYTON. David 67
STEELE. Yvonne 76. 84. 95
STEIN. Gale 67. 88. 91. 136
STEPHEN. Sue 54. 84. 91. 116.
STEPHENS. Debbie 76. 84. 90.
112, 117. 139. 145
STEWART. Shelly 54
STOUT. James 54. 114. 115. 137
STOUT. Kathy 76. 84. 90. 112,
STOUT. Rodnev 31. 67
STOWE. Paulette 67. 91. 114. 115,
117. 135. 138
STROUD. Jerry 67, 109
STYRON. Rita 23. 54. 98. 99. 134.
SUTTLE, Sheryl 54. 84. 85. 91
SUTTON. Phyllis 76. 126
TAHSUDA. Ray 25. 128
TALLEY. Pat 55. 90. 91. 106. 136.
TALLEY. Tommy 55. 141
TATE. Jolcnc 67. 130. 131. 135.
TAYLOR. Dorothy 55
TEFERTILLER. diaries 76. 102.
103. 113, 129. 139
TERRY. Donnie 76. 127
TEW, Alicia 55. 116. 134. 136.
TEW. Jimmy 76. 112
THACKER. Gwen 76. 83. 84. 90
THACKER. Sherry 67. 85.91,117.
THAGGARD. John 55, 88. 115.
THOMAS. Dell Rav 68. 76. 113.
129. 139. 145
THOMAS. Helen 56. 104. 126
THOMAS. Jack 55. 106
THOMAS. Janice 76. 126
THOMASON. Angela 76
THOMASON. Dana 127
THOMASON. Robert 67. 104
THOMPSON. Alien 56. 81
THOMPSON. Bob 25. 119. 121.
THOMPSON. Terry 76. 84. 90
THURMAN. Mrs. C O. 29
TIDWELL. Rodney 29. 56. 99,
TIGERT. Billy 56. 105
TIMS. Susan 56. 83, 85.91. 116
TRACY. Russ 67. 121, 122
TRAMMEL, Bonnie 67. 117
TRENT. Janice 76, 126
TURNER. Janet 67
TURNER. LaNita 76. 84. 90. 113.
TURNER. Linda 67. 88. 90. 138
TYREE. Barry 56. 121. 122
TYREE. Phil 76. 102. 113, 129.
— V —
VALDEZ. Carlos 67. 80
VON OOSTRUM. Bettic 67. 88.
91. 146. 136
169VAUGHN. Bobbi 126
VILLINES. Johnny 57, 87, 88
WALDROOP. Delbert 67. 109,
WALDROOP. Matthew 77. 127,
WALKER. Jane 30. 57. 84. 85. 91.
116. 132. 136. 137, 147
WALKER. Jancy 57. 88. 91. 136
WALKER. Janice 77. 112, 117.
WALKER. Joel 67
WALLACE. Carol 12. 77. 126
WALLACE. Marilyn 67. 79, 84.
90. 112, 116. 138
WALLACE. Steve 67
WARNER. Debbie 77. 87. 88. 90.
WARREN. Mike 77
WATLEY. Linda 77. 84
WEATHERFORD. Michael 67.
WEAVER. James 77
WEEMS, Lee 53, 57, 91, 106, 136.
WELLS. Dec 67. 87. 88
WELLS. Mrs. Dorothy 24
WENK. Mr. Bob 25. 121, 122.
WEST. Vivian 67
WHITE. Jalane 67, 138
WHITESIDE. Scott 125
WHITLOCK. Mark 67. 99. 121,
WILBORN. Jennifer 57. 91. 115.
116. 134. 137
WILEY. Leslie 77. 84. 90. 117
WILLIAMS. Brenda 77
WILLIAMS. Eddie 106, 109. 118,
WILLIAMS. Judy 57. 82. 85. 116,
WILLIAMS. Mike 77. 127
WILLIAMS. Nancy 77. 84. 112
WILLIAMS. Mrs. N.H. 26
WILLIAMS. Terry 77. 117
WILLIAMS. Roy 19. 23. 134
WILLIAMSON. Brenda 77. 83. 84.
90. 112, 117. 126, 139
WILL IS, Beverly 77. 84, 112. 117
WILLIS. Dianne 77. 90
WILLIS. Karen 57. 137
WILSON, Betty 57. 88. 91. 99.
WILSON, Brenda 11. 67. 84. 90.
WILSON. Harry 67
WILSON. Patty 77, 84. 90. 106.
WILSON. Phyllis 77. 90
WILSON. Sandy 77. 126
WILSON. Wayne 74. 106. 124,
WINDLE. Melanie 58. 85. 91. 116.
136. 137. 140. 143, 152
WINGFIELD. Ernest 67. 106
WINGFIELD. Wanda 77, 84
WINSETT. Ann 40. 58. 79. 82,
83. 84. 85. 90, 91. 116, 117, 136.
137, 140, 142, 149
WINTERS. Mike 58
WOLFE. Nick 26, 128, 129
WOODEN. Carolyn 77. 84. 90.
WOODS. David 67. 82, 85. 91.
102, 115. 138
WOODS. Janice 77. 84
WOODS. Robert 58
WOOLDRIDGE. William 49. 58.
WOOLUMS, Kent 12. 82, 83
WORRELL, Butch 67. 109
WRAY. Mike 77. 113. 129
WRIGHT. Jimmy 67
WRIGHT. John 77. 82, 85. 139
— Y —
YEE, Vicki 77. 84. 85. 113, 139
YOCHAM. Ernestine 77
YOCHAM. Ricky 67
YOUNG. Art 27
— Z —
ZAVALLA. Gilbert 58, 90. 104
Z UMBRO, Marion 58, 85. 116
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