Altus Senior High School - Bulldog Yearbook (Altus, OK)

 - Class of 1988

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But when the dust cleared, her old memories disappeared and were replaced with new ones - pep assemblies, games, Spirit Week, Homecoming, the Halloween carnival and That Altus Band's annual haunted house Summer was at a close and a feeling of excitement floated in the air The school building had changed but the teachers still assigned homework on the first day With a sigh and shrug of her shoulders the student grabbed her textbooks and headed down the hall The dust had finally settled Send-off speeches boost the spirit for the game ahead. Kevin Kess l g p k few words of encouragement as Coach Darvis Cole and teammate R d k N I stand by. One early assignment for English was to read a fiction novel. Marcie Simmons reads during class to save time for extracurricular activities after school. l it At the Vernon football game, Angela Dyer and Debbie Tate lead off in a band salute to the upcoming year. At a crucial moment of the football game, Miss Bulldog, Erin Young, and Jason Wall stop to watch the action. It isn't often that fans get to see whose face is behind the mask. Opening Helping and The Dust Cleared As Students Reachea' Out On the hot seat of the ,laycee's dunk tank is Barbie Plummer. As a cheerleader, she knows how hard fun- draising can be, so she donates her time with a smile. In a whirlwind of activity, Bulldog stu- dents served their community with hundreds of hours in volunteer work. The dust cleared, and a big "thank youw was left over for the citizens of Altus. This effort, in a sense, returns the support students receive each year during candy sales, gift wrap orders and other fund raisers. The high school is fortunate to have the local community backing them in every phase of student life, making it possible to continue with "Whatever Altus Schools do, they do well." Besides, volunteering to help is a student specialty. Earning his Eagle badge, the highest rank for Boy Scouts, Tommy Ferenczhalmy raised severe! hundred dollars for the SAFE project that benefited the local shelter for teenage boys. He coordinated the efforts of other volunteers and directed the gathering and selling of donated items. Tommy said, "It was a lot of work, but it was worth it, a lot of people hclpedf, Reaching out in a big way to help their community were the Candystripers who gave time this summer at Jackson County Me- morial Hospital. ,Iana Shelton, a candys- triper, said, "Some worked up to twenty hours a week every week with the programf' Still others raised money for their church groups who in turn helped others. It was like an intricate domino pattern - when one is touched it begins a chain reaction - helping others to help others. House. He chose a giant garage sale for his Chris Stevens reached out a hand to help others. He sold Teenage boys benefited from Tommy Ferenczhalmy's Eagle balloons at the Jackson County Fair to help raise funds for project. He spent hours collecting items for his garage sale his youth group at church, and earned almost 82000. 4 Opening NNW if Q -,.., -, O' Q- 1? 3 Q f era x 3 X , .Mt . ,, . ml, gf 5: M Sw W l 'Q lakh A whzldl aw Y M 'V wi e ga . -5- ,.v:., -v5,a.,,i. . .s to , I ., 1 ' fl ' - - - ' if. Q F41 :A '- A 51 A "n -1 " A ' ' ,, L" fi- , ,, ,, -- f,il"1' A ,y' , f ' f 44 Q ' '- ' Q t ail 'lwwwwwanflii We lr 1 1 ee,,1.,i-,. -fo Y ,n it f- ,wwmef ff: wt, a,,-gvw,-3 , ., ,, , J!,fQ,f-,., Vi it if V 2- -,sw-f ' 'isis -git, :A+ .5 541111.-4',ma.! .,.,.,A Students practice in school the skills they use as volunteers with the local hospitals and the Red Cross. Wanda Fort and Tiara Hall check blood donor Dana Gilliam and make her comfortable. Sw 5? l 'ni 5 5 C 5 ' Gift items and the Gift Shop were favorite places for Gandystripers Jana Shelton and Angela Womack who do- nated many hours time at the hospital during their summer. Opening 5 For the Bulldogs. the 0kCity NE game was a glorious win. Jeff Bev runs the ball as Kevin Kesselring tries to stop the Spartan fr Capturing the ball. 6 Student Lge FTS Oln Special , . t V 'f'1 ffis?i X if we ' 'l I Lhalk dust and books may have symbohled what went on during the week but once that last bell rang on Friday c halk dust and books took a batk seat to friends ind fun The time had arrived to make the drag stop by Mauro s for a pina see the latest movie or just hang iround Of Course events came along that gave weekends some thing special to look forward to Homecoming out of town games or concerts made for more excitement But weekdays had their high points also Spending every night for two or three wet ks at rehearsals was something the cast members of My Fair Lady' could tell about. Varsity choir members earned money for their annual trip and at the same time, provided the entertainment usually found in big cities. The days passed by swiftly because of the many activities. In just a few weeks. it would be over and the dust would settle again. Conventrulion shows on the fare- of Angie Menmliola as she listens to the instrurtinns ofthe lutml ilirerlor in an early morning prartiee. ii 33? . ' g QW? X... - -,j-1 Hours of practice go into the entertainment segment of Friday morning assemblies. Tommy Brooks and David Smith make it look easy as they sing for the Chiekasha Assembly. Student Lge 7 2 1 ww, ' ' ,VW G00 Patriotism was the "in" thing during the summer of Ollie North and the Contra hearings. Becky Cooley shows off her tee-shirt while helping to raise money at the Jaycees dunking booth. Summertime for Ron Cignac meant driving a trac- tor from sunup to sundown. By the time his job ended, he had won a tractor-driving contest. 8 Summer WB BLESS MEIN!-"' Most have a terrible time on the family vacation but ' Andrew Wilhoite found a way to enjoy his by scuba- diving in Mexico. In ,173 in o Q .wx V BWIER W ,'. lv 9 Rum , ,,,,. , ..-:........,,,,. ,.-.. -., .av 'gm-A . mmhriffm lfmsaus- Hjg we -z 1 M 4 3? 4.6 r .:, I 3 The He When the 3:20 bell rings on the last day of school, it signals the beginning of a summer full of friends, laughs, and relaxation. But the scorching sun of May got the better of students. "All I wanted to do was hit the lake and catch some rays." said Kristi Kidwell. Waterskiing, swimming, and sun bathing were among the favorite things students liked to do with their time. Students could always been found at the lake on any day of the week. Summer meant no homework, sleep- ing late, and just plain doinz what vou tl 0 Keeping Cool wanted. MI didnit do too much this summer and that's what made it so funf, said Tiffani Johnson. But for some students, summer meant hard work. For the sophomores in band, school started a little bit earlier than expected. "We had to be at school at 8:00 a.m." said Judy Norton. The turnaround had come. School started again. "Now the school work begins and the fun boils down," said Tammy Thomas, in a subtle tone of voice. Q As a lifeguard at the city pool, Kristi Southall spent her spare minutes this summer writing letters to faraway friends. 'Aim I 1" ff-J Summer 9 Sixties Day produced many flower children in- cluding Elizabeth Lowell as she gave the victory sign to the judges when she won first place, Hall decorations were a major competition between classes. Sophomores Kenneth Hawkins, Chip Hol- land, and Roben Pierce help decorate the soph- omore hall by hanging balloons. I ,,..-" ul" ff I r'-fm' j A ',,.. W. 4 , diff" Everyone got into the act by dressing up on Sixties Day. Mr. Ron Babione, Ray Bostic and Sean Heath proved that classes continued as usual during Spirit Week amid the wild costumes. Ready for the judges, final decision were Eneth Hancock as a drill sergeant, Kevin English in cam- ouflage, and John Henry Thomas who was ready for the enemy with his Japanese headband. Student Life 'M . ..,. .rt V,.. no fig ., .- -3 Q 1 Goofg Concociions Not Just For Children Dress up wasn't just for children. At least for one week out of the school year, students joined in the fun. Mom's high heels and Dad's outdated clothes were all the rage, whether it was for a nerd outfit, Army Day, a Sixties costume, or some other goofy concoction. Sharla Kendrix said that she went through her grandma's closet for her costumes. Melissa Jeffries said, "Spirit Week is exciting to dress up - only because you can be yourselff' Everyone was a part of the fun in their fanciest clothing or wildest outfit. Who could forget Matt Muller as Hitler or Luis Duncan as a war protester? Remember Kim Willis as the ace pilot who couldn't get off the ground? Or Karen Smades, the jester who waved the cane? Or the one who caught everyone's attention, the drill sergeant, Eneth Hancock? An original touch for Sixties Day was the senior protests before school. Stu- dents marched around the building, waved protest signs, and chanted "make love, not war," all in good fun remem- bering a time when their fathers might have protested for real. Mary Ortega said, "I felt our protest march around the school was fun. lt really helped get us all into the spirit." Instead of using brushes and paint, students grabbed a bottle of white shoe polish. Bobbie and Tammy Higgins watch for people as Melissa Case puts a final touch on an unsuspecting person's car. Spirit was on the rise during Blue and White Day. Mr. Roy Lamar took the winners' names before Karen Smades could crack another joke about sophomore Wesley Smith after taking first place in the competition. Student Life Tammy Stepped Forward Homecoming is a special time for eve- ryone. Among the competition for Spirit Week, there is a big decision for the student body to make. Who will be the senior girl chosen for Homecoming Queen to represent the school? Most stu- dents look for a girl who was active in school activities, had good grades, and was a nice and caring person. The three candidates Tammy Packard, Michelle Willis, and Kerrie Brinkman, all lit this difficult mold. These girls had a frightening task ahead of them. They stood in front of the entire student body and gave a speech over what Altus High School meant to them. Tammy told the audience how much she loved Altus and the high school and told of how shc would remain here even though her family was moving. Kerrie Cold weather forces the candidates to watch the game wrapped with a quilt as they wait for halftime and the crowning ceremony. 12 Homecoming A Night To Remember sang a popular song rewording it with her own feelings about high school. Michelle recited the poem UA Dream Deferredi, and gave her appreciation to the school that her dreams had not been deferred. That night the candidates were intro- duced again - this time on the football field. Everyone nervously waited. Then the announcer said Hand the 1987-88 Homecoming Queen is . . . Tammy Pack- ardln A tearful Tammy stepped forward to be crowned by cheerleader Kim Willis. When asked about how she felt on being chosen Queen, Tammy said, "It was a great thrill. I want to thank the student body for making this year memorable and special. l will never forget itf, All in all, everyone would agree Homecoming was a night to remember. Following a long day of Homecoming activities, Kerrie Brinkman and Craig Niblett smile for the well-wishers crowding the field after the ceremony. .WA - 3329.2 , 7 . W 'Fw of K' if '-4'A b ! A 3 . ,gm . T iv ft' 5 ' ar Q , 5 A 2 1 r it 'i l V , 3-'M in Q Y 1 if ,W , , . Www-f i i s i Y a s W. i n 4 jar as L-' 34, ,7 gi . . J 2112 Y ' iw, g 'gi' Mah "iW,' I'-' ' , in tilt' 3 p fif- L 3.20 .lg ' 'rf V m x.-we or QWQQWA ,V . A A in . - A' Q X f sv " 'l" - A l gn K. Ja Excitement from being named Homecoming Queen was too much for Tammy Packard as she fought to hold back the tears smudging her mascara. Michelle Willis smiles pretty as she and her escort, Tommy Brooks, stand before the student body after being introduced at the moming assembly. flu '55- What decision had the student body reached during the day? The moment was here and each candidate and her escort await the announcement from the loudspeaker. Disbelief and shock register on the face of Tammy Packard as her name is announced as Homecoming Queen. Kerrie Brinkman and Wade Douthit are every bit as excited as the newly named Queen. Homecoming 13 Mob Mania Bulldog Spirit At Its Best The dust began to clear in the room as students filed in the door, taking their seats. The band played and the cheer- leaders jumped on stage to lead in sup- port ofthe school. Sophomores vividly remember their first pep assembly in which they were relentlessly picked on. c'The thing I re- member most about my first pep as- sembly is that I didn't know what was going on and we were made fun off, sophomore Malinda Wille said. Beth Chananovich thought the sophomores de- served to be teased. 'sThey wouldnat even stand up for the Pledge of Allegiancelw she said. Cheers were a major part of all as- semblies. Kory Terry and Marcie Sim- mons' favorite was HAH My Life I Wanted To Be a Senior." Simmons said, MI sing it with pride because I remember sitting in the back of the balcony wanting to sing that so bad! Now I can." '6Battlecry', was the cheer when three classes competed to see who was the loudest and most spirited. But then all the classes united to shout "V-I-C-T-O-R-Y, That,s the Bulldog battle cryll' The band provided familiar tunes such as "Louie, Louie" and "Hey, Baby" which inspired everyone to sing. The drummers were a favorite attraction. Stu- dents could feel the rhythm as they came down the aisle beating out "Jungle Bun- nyf' '4The drums are the best part of the whole assembly," Nora Villareal said. Simmons agreed, "I love the drums! They're the most exciting part because you can feel the spirit in the air." As the band played the alma mater and the cheerleaders joined hands, students knew another pep assembly had come to an end. 5' 5' Band members belt out a rendition of "Hey Baby" while students sing along, clap hands, and sway back and forth. Cheerleaders showed the student body who they would be if they weren't cheerleaders. Melissa Kendrix would be Bobby Sullivan and Dina West would be Junior Dash. 14 Assemblies , X Crowd enthusiasm heightens as the drummers march down the aisle to the beat of "Jungle Bun- N ny. I ali' Xe., asf? 1' V . V xw, 'S Blue Cme members greet Kevin Kesselring with the high five as football players are introduced on stage. Varsity choir boys add a special touch to an as- sembly with "l'm All Shook Up." Assemblies 15 While Tommy Brooks, Tiffany Walker and Jan Stecklow look on, Eric Knam sprays canned string at the Tigers during the Ardmore skit. The Bulldogs went on to be victorious at the game. Shaggy, played by Jason Wall, took off for a wild ride through time in the Douglas skit. lt was David Nichols' time machine that made it possible for him to see the Bulldogs defeat the Trojans. www' ' We T.. , Y Hillbilly pride is almost as fierce as Bulldog Pride. ln the Chickasha skit, the Beverly Bullpit family defeated the evil chicks. ,lan Stecklow, Karen Smades, Eric Knam, and David Smith try to figure out a plan to get their farm deed back. ln order to marry off his unladylike daughter, portrayed by Elizabeth Lowell, King Trey Rustman arranges a jousting match during the 0kCity Douglas skit. 16 Assemblies X x N R . .KX 5' '4 ' ...ali Varsity choir members Leonel Carrisalez and Kim Duffy wowed the audience with a love song. They received a standing ovation. 088. Staged Spirit Where The Bulldogs Always Win The skits were a major asset to the football team because it helped them build their spirit. Kory Terry said, g'The skits made fun of the other team and made them look weak which encouraged us to want to win." April Harrell said, "They promote school spirit and help people realize that there's a game and to come out and support the teamf, Everyone had their favorite skit. Marcie Simmons liked the Time Machine the best "because Jason Wall is a natural bom actor and knows how to make peo- ple laughf' Nora Vi1lareal's favorite was the Chickasha skit. 'flt was good because it went along with the mascot of their school - chickensf' she said. Other fomls of entertainment besides the skits were provided by the drill team and rock band. The rare performances were warmly welcomed, but the skits remained vividly in the students' minds. KM.-2 ,,l- ,t L-2 si ?tf M S -v ff J 'i - Skits were the most prominent part of assemblies. The imagination of Mr. Mau- rice Kingls Drama II students was end- less. Skit after skit provided moments of memorable entertainment. The first skit of the year had ,lan Stecklow in the unforgettable role of "Luka.', Next, Dr. Eikenstein unsuccess- fully tried to detensify all of the Bulldog spirit. Baree's Circus starred Tommy Brooks as "Mr. Bareev who wouldn't give up his circus to the Ardmore thugs. Next, Jason Wall kept the audience charged with excitement when he pedaled his time machine as "Shaggy." g'Biff Chickenv and his feathered female ac- complices were the defeated enemy in the Beverly Bullpit skit while HThe Mus- kabulldogsn rescued damsels in distress and saved the secret to Bulldog spirit from the evil Captain MacArthur in the pirate skit. The Spirit De-tensilier sucks out the Bulldog spirit of David Nichols during the Eisenhower skit. The Bulldog spirit is worldly acclaimed and wanted by all. The Bulldogs went on to be victorious. Students join hands and sing the Alma Mater, which is a big part of every assembly. Dawn Wille, Michelle Cross, and Sean Wilcox clasp hands to show their Bulldog pride. Assemblies In the Spirit of Things As Christmas approached, Varsity Choir presented their annual Dinner The- atre. The theme was "Santa's Work- shop." and the foyer of the cafeteria was decorated like the North Pole and Santais workshop. The cafeteria itself was el- egantly decorated with Christmas wreaths. red bows and candle light. Before the entertainment, a large crowd was treated to dinner that was served by the choir members. The menu included chicken kiev, hot rolls and mys- tery pie. The food was-just a beginning to an exciting evening. With seventeen solos and special se- lections, Dinner Theatre was a hit. HToo Darned Hoti' was performed by the voice class with added choreography. The Var- sity Choir performed "Surfing in the USA" in jams and T-shirts with dance choreography. As they sang HYellow Pol- ka-Dot Bikini," they tossed bikinis to the crowd. and a special visitor, Santa Claus, appeared as they sang HThe Night Before Christmasf' Every song was a high point and received applause of appreciation from the audience. The success of the evening wasn't without hard work. Practicing, preparing and decorating is a part of Dinner The- ' l Santa S Workshop ater. Mr. Kenneth Cox, students and par- ents worked from Monday through Sat- urday nights putting the program together. Most nights they worked from seven until midnight. HPractices are a killer, but we have to have them to be good. This year we had to unload citrus fruit after one practice and didnit get home until after one in the morningf, said Melissa Lankford. Several incidents during the week pro- vided an outlet for tensions. Richard Ste- venson sang a song with a line about a laying a finger alongside the nose. ln- stead of the expected gesture, he stuck his linger inside his nose. It brought a louder response than most numbers. Then the night of the performance, Mr. Cox forgot to direct the song for in- termission. By the time anyone realized what had happened, the incident became funny. ,Iason Wall gave a performance of his own on how to gracefully melt down a flight of steps. Thank goodness he wasn't hurt, but if he decides to market the act, he would have it down pat. The only thing about the performance that puzzled eve- ryone was Trey Rustmannis Aggie joke. No one could figure it out. Talented instrumentalists added to the Dinner The- atre program. Playing guitars is David Smith and Todd llall while David sings "Hysleria." Practice made perfect for a popular medley, "Surfin' USA," performed by the Varsity Choir. 18 Dinner Theatre 1 Ont- of tht' many soloists at Dinner Theatre was Shannon Herbert who sings "Some Children Know Him." The- audienct- lwlped lighten the mood by gf-tling inxolxed with the program. Kerrie Brinkman sings "Spanish Rosen tu Mr. Roy Lamar. Dinner Theatre gave Varsity Choir incrnbers a Because of problems with microphones. Trey Ruslmann and jason Wall. Masters of Chamw' to show thvir talent. 'l'rar'ey Carroll sings thc C1-rvinonivs. entertain tht- audit-nc-e viith a joke. popular Christmas song "'l'hc- Christmas Waltz." Dinner Theatre 19 Wresller's Puppy Pound game attrar-ted players Benny Barker and Tim Young as junior Gonzales takes their tickets for two hits. Before opening the floors for 1-ustoniers, Sean Heath tries out one of the games at the l,etterinan's Carnival. That Altus Band held their annual Haunted House to raise money for their trip to Kentueky. Hanging at the end of his rope, Chris Coon spooks the people who Came through the Haunted House. Players at the Wrestler's Puppy Pound booth try to hammer the Pound Puppy to the "state" target. Tinnny Pierce and Darren lfiler take their turn while Cornelius Terry watches. 20 Halloween i . liilliliililililltiif .A ' it' 3? X i - I 'Al .--4 Halloween Conjures Up Memories Bedknobs and Brooms-,ticks Halloweenl That single word conjures up memories of many happy times. On Halloween. That Altus Band sets up a Haunted House. Sean Wilcox. who por- trayed a man being blown up, felt that his scene was one ofthe best. uPeople were coming through and screaming and yell- ing. I had to try and keep from laughinglw Sean goes on to say that he hopes the Haunted House remains a tradition. Some students didn't participate in the Haunted House, but they still had a great time. "Some of my friends. Melissa Case, Billy Hanson, Tammy Higgins. and I painted our faces really scary and we went into a lot of the businesses around townf' said Gena Kress. The Lettermanis Club held their an- nual Halloween Carnival. There were cake walks. dunking booths and many more activities. Kristi Kidwell said. "I like going to the carnival and my favorite part is the cake walk and the dunking booth, And I love going through the TAB Haunted House. even ifl do get a little scared." Members ofthe Cirls Track team set up a ring toss booth at the I.etlerman's Carnival. ,lill Bills, Carla Davis and Ann Hawkins wait for customers. The Powder Puff booth attracts many customers at the Leltermaifs Carnival. Tracy Marple watches as Regina High gels a big kick out of the proceedings. Halloween 21 Parents helped Varsity Choir members make table decorations for llinner Theatre. Terri Ellis and Tiffany ,lolmson stop to admire the decorations before rehearsal. 2 5 i Student Count-il gave students the opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit hy sponsoring the door det-oralion eontest. Mrs. Gloria Rustmann and AI- len Owen put the finishing touches on their dee- orations. 22 Christmas Students in Mrs. Ann Hedeker's room chose 4'Away in the Manger" as their door decoration theme. Lanny Morgan, Darla Wilson and Nicki Thomas apply final touehes before the door judging started. W Not all teaehers had enough time to decorate their rooms for the Christmas season. Mrs. Jolene Mcl.eod adds a little Christmas cheer to her classroom hy bringing in a Christmas tree which Susan Faske helps decorate. I x It I it Q - bo- CQ 9, -ri " The Season The Special Times of Christmas Christmas meant visiting family, ex- changing presents, parties with friends, snowball Gghts, and snuggling by a fire. It brought people closer together in a time for sharing and giving. Students welcomed the two-week break from school as well. Trina Bryant said, All gives us time off to go out with friends and have a good time. And l donit have to worry about waking up the next day to go to schoolf, Thoughts of presents didn't occupy the minds of most students. Rather, it was family and friends that was most im- portant. Kristi Southall said that Christ- mas was a time to see friends and rel- atives. She said, ull makes a joyful time for everyone to get togetherf, Sara Thomas didnit think presents was the special part of Christmas, either. She said, salt comes when we start cooking Christmas dinner. The kitchen becomes a total disaster, but it is so much funf' Students enjoyed parties with their friends. Trina Bryant said, '4One thing I look forward to is Tracy Carrellis cookie parties. We have so much fun. A lot of girls get together and bake cookies. Then, we decorate them and take them to the rest home. lt's great. When the peo- ple see us come in, their faces light up. lt really makes me feel like I have ac- complished somethingf' Christmas with friends was a special time when it snowed. There was time for snowball lights or snuggling by the fire. Shanda Dickerson remembered playing in the snow with a friend. She said, S'Shalene Sokolyk and I went out and played in the snow! We had a blast! No one could tell who we were and we loved itf' Snow and ice did greet students on Christmas morning. Dana Hackler said, 'gljust love snow. It makes Christmas feel like Christmas." tiff Atfwfif + Rshsx ' ... it - After being nominated for All-American Band, Mark Alewine and Steve McClure were recognized and got to ride in front of That Altus Band in the annual Christmas Parade. A tradition in the Kendrix house vias decorating the Cliristmas tree, Sharla Kendrix and her mother, Mrs. Glenda Kendrix. put the last minute touches around the tree. Christmas 23 The' oulsidv ofa building1'0nu's lu Iili- as :url sludvnl Angvla Wmnzivk lrrushvs on lhv linishing louclics lo zu lmckdrnp. Somvlinws kevping a slmighl fave was hard lo do. Casl nn-nilwrs 1-nlivviilrals' on lhc purl they arm' lrying to play whilz- sonwbody cracks ai joke about Kim Willis' accenl. 'l'lu- niusival would nnl be' coniplcxle wilhoul lhe nmny hours of praclivv added by That Allus Band und:-r thc dirm-lion of Mr. Larry llarris. 24 All-School Production , I 5 l'iXCllf'llll'lll ran lhrough lhc vrowd as the 4-oslunms arrived for lhf' A5001 C8Vlllll' dant'P. Kim BG-hrvns holds up a long salin drvss that broughl "oohs" from cast mcmbcrs. if 1 After Hour Auditions ended, but, still, stomachs churned and nerves jumped. After lunch, students raced to the senior hall to see if their names were posted on the class list for the all-school production, 'flVly Fair Lady." The production gave all students the opportunity to perform. "There are a lot of people who get involved with the all- school production. lt is exciting for the whole student body to work together to make it successful." said Tiffany john- son. The performance included the work of Cast members plus those who built props, art students who painted the scenery, and band members who played in the or- chestra. "Orchestra practice was fun. I like to see how the songs lil it, especially when Mr. Harris plays the parts of Eliza Doolittle and llenry Higgins," jodi Thomas said. ls It Worth lt? Lines had to be memorized in a short period of time, and cast members re- hearsed in the halls, during lunch, and even during class. "l've caught myself talking like lliggins, the person l playf, Trey Hustmann said. With many of the parts having accents, each person had to perfect his part. uIt's hard to stay in character, especially when youire on stage with some of your closest friends," Kim Duffy said. "I had to grow sideburns for my part as Colonel Pickering. After the first cou- ple of days, it really itchedf' said Richard Stevenson. The last practice ended - there was only time for minor changes. "l think the students will do a good job. We have a large cast, so that gave more students an opportunity to perform, and the story has an interesting plot," said Mr. Kenneth Cox. 'gl am expecting great things." Cast members worked long and hard hours to learn thi- songs and dances. Ascot Cavotlc dancers prac- tice their scene whilc also learning the songs. Members of the cast rehearsed their lines as paint- crs hurried to finish thc backdrops. Kerrie llrinkman and Tray Rustmann go through speech lessons as Mrs. Janet Dillz finishes a lamp shade. All-School Production A the Curtain Rises "My Fair Lady" Begins With practices held every night, the auditorium became a second home for the cast. L'We would have practice from seven to eleven. I would only be on stage for maybe twenty minutesf' ,lason Arm- strong said. lVIany students found it difficult to re- hearse and still keep up with their home- work, but Tiffany Walker actually found it easier. "When I was not needed on stage, I did my homework. I really got more work done than I normally didf, she said. The funniest moment of the play came during dress rehearsal. In one song, Eli- za. Kerrie Brinkman, sang "Dona tell me, show me that you love mef, And "show herii was what Freddy, Jason Armstrong. almost did. At just the right moment, his pants came unfastened and he scrambled to keep them from falling. It drew the biggest laugh of the whole production. Rehearsals ended and the auditorium filled. The orchestra began the "overture', and the curtain rose. The cast sat in the basement of the auditorium awaiting their scene. nl spend most of my time in the basement because I am only in one scenef, Nicki Kaseeska said. "Most of the time we talk, but we also listen to music and play gamesf, As the cast look their final curtain call, they felt both relief and sadness. They were glad it was all over, but, in a way, had never wanted it to end. Special friendships formed during the eight weeks of rehearsal. HThis year was really special and important, because itis my last year, and I have a big rolef, Kim Duffy said. g'The last performance is go- ing to be sad because I'll probably never act with some of those people again. 1 . , . Man O The opening scene includes the poor, dirty Cock- neys. junior Dash. Roger Neal. and Steve Ilorton watch as liliza sings about how lovely it would be to lu' rich. All-School Production W ' fry' I A R' i -1 An angry Eliza Doolittle, Kerrie Brinkman, purses her lips as she sings "Just You Wait" about llenry Higgins, her instructor. At the Royal Embassy Ball, Zolten Karpalhy, Dan Gallagher, reintroduees himself to Henry Higgins, Trey Rustmann, explaining that Karpathy was an old student of his. Before the waltz, the housekeeper, Kim Duffy. and Pickering, Hiehad Stevenson, discuss preparations for sending Eliza to the Royal Ball. While making fun of Eliza, Mrs. Hopkins, played by Kim Willis. tells the crowd and her father. Alfred P. Doolittle, Jason Wall, that liliza wants nothing but her hirdcage and her fan. A favorite ar-livity among the elite. gossiping, is praeliced at the Royal Embassy Ball. Freddy Hyn- sford-llill. Jason Armstrong. Mrs. lfynslord-Hill, Shannon Herbert, and Mrs. lliggins. Tiffany Walk- er, discuss Eliza Uoolittle's clehut at the Ascot. All-School Production 27 Bu Trip Getting There is Half the Fun Even before the journey began, the games and pranks started. First priority for most students was to have a friend run to the bus first and save a seat or three. After everyone settled into his seat, the driver explained the rules. Then the bus drivers cranked up the engines, and they were off. No matter what type of organization or team, the trips were similar. But not for Stacy Spraggins. She said, UComing home from the Varsity Choir trip was really different, we were listening to the police scanner and heard about a guy who had just killed a woman at a bus stop where we had left. He was driving a Camaro which had passed us, so we stayed awake and everybody tried to get in the front of the bus to see the mur- dererli' Each trip, food and Cokes were smug- gled aboard. On longer trips when food was permitted, people brought a variety ranging from Oriental egg rolls to Amer- ican apple pie. Nancy Nettleton said, 'tlfl bring food with me on the bus, then I Students were always anxious to attend out of town activities. Shane Hicharson and Ray Bostic wait in line to lc-ave. 28 Bus Trips bring MeDonaldis cookies or anything that sounds good at the moment." Some who werenit occupied with other things kept a sharp lookout for Hslug bugsf, or Volkswagens. Then the search for upididlesf' one-eyed cars, began. Mark Alewine said, ul play 'pididle' be- cause itis a good way to pass the time and keep from being boredfi The rules of these games were often confusing and always changing, but that added to the fun. Loud bursts of laughter, usually from a group of people huddled in the back seats, pierced the silence of the black- ened bus and awoke just about everyone who tried to sleep. Yolanda Journey said, Ml generally have nothing to work on, so I sleep, but it is hard when the other people on the bus are rowdy." Soon a sponsor would wake and have a chat with the group. The chat usually lasted for a cou- ple of minutes, and then the jokes started again. Finally things would calm and most everyone would get a little sleep. f Q: Luggage racks provided a place for students to keep their things on bus trips. Stacy jones places her bag above her seat to have more room. Food and drinks topped the list for students who ride buses. Kevin Marple sips a coke while waiting to get under way. ag Q A av Q , W ewan ,. N,,ww 2. , f f mwah 1. . M ff-gsgdsqpv-y-Qf5,A IL glmgdigfyfgqg-bww Ming, 7-N can wi-www, Feel Great About Yourself Looking Good Improving one's looks was very im- portant to all high school students. Most of them said the best ways to improve looks were by new hair styles, clothes, and make-up. The styles for the eighties were different, and most thought it was an improvement. Stacy Spraggins said, "A great way to improve your looks is by getting lit, exercising, eating right, and then you feel great about yourself. That's what mattersf, Others at school improved their looks by dieting, like Kim Jarnagin. She said, "Dieting is like our hobby since we do it all the time." Some were lucky, like Kelley Roudebush, who could eat all the time and never gain a pound! So she said! For some students, it took three hours to get ready for a date, for school, or for anywhere. "I have to get up early in the morning for school. If everything isnlt perfect, my day is terrible,', said J ill Bills. Kathleen McLeod said, 'llt seems like I never have enough time to get readyf' Kerrie Brinkman said, 'LI have no set time. I could go on for days and never make any progressf, Some people strived for a unewn look. "I either get perms, get my hair cut, or change my make-up colorf' said Nancy Hoyle. Marcie Young highlights her hair. She said, "I donit like my hair being so dull and dark, so I highlight it to give it some colorf, Many people didn't like the way they looked, so they tried to cover it up. And everyone wanted to improve their looks. A priority of most students, straight teeth, could be acquired by a trip to the orthodontist. Wade Coffey gets a check-up to see if his braces are ready to come off. 30 Improving Looks GK Mirrors in the bathrooms stayed crowded during class changes, Monica Garrison applies a last min- ute touch-up before English. Excess pounds were a problem for many students but Robert Schuck managed to keep them off my running around the block. , p 794 1. vw! 'QU' 'J' ri' W ,,,,., . A fad among many students, jeans proved a popular item. Doug LaBelle chooses a new pair for a big date. Hair styles changed frequently throughout the year. Cindy McConahay tries for a new look. XA' K xiii!! -N14 Beauty sleep revived students after hard hours of school activities. Marsha Taylor takes advantage of sack time before a Friday night game. Improving Looks 31 We-1-lu-iifls rnvnnl a linw lo lw with boy friends und girlliricnds. lt also inf-znil a linic' to him- lun. Shvlliv Wlinrlon :incl Robby Mayfield1-vijoywiguiiie of Pulwr. Alllmugh Robby always losvs. ln' Cnjoys Shcllivis Cornpalny, "Sislm-ls." lhi- nvw unwh-r lvwnty-onv rlnlm. prmidvd an plum lin' wlurlPnls lu lmvc- lun Taking ai hrs-uk liroin dancing. Sherry l,iPgl sits al ilu' har drinking an iioii-alzvliulir slruwlwrry rluiquiri. ,W NXAN, ,-K -..-'.- 32 Weekends M.. Because of the snow, school closed for lhrPc days. Billy Norton airs the lirc-s on his llirecl-wlivc-ler ln make lhv most of his cxlc-ndcd CllI'lSlIYlil5 vzicalimi. 'X X eekends Thank God lt's F riclay Students sat in the classrooms during the week dreaming of all the different things they could do on the weekend. Because of a small town, some com- plained about having nothing exciting to do, while others complained that there was never enough time to do all that they planned. When interviewed, everyone commented one way or the other. Friday, sitting in his last hour class, Patrick Moss thought about what he was going to do over the weekend. He said, 'AI usually have to work, but if Iim off, I go out with my friends." Weekends seemed to be the ideal time to get together. Billy Braun said, "The best part of my week- ends is being with my friends. We don't have to do anything special, just be to- getherf' Ben Lee liked his weekends for dif- ferent reasons. He said, "I like to sleep late. I also like to work on my computerf, Cindy Gonzales liked weekends, too. She said, 'LI like to sleep, Cal, and just be a bum ifI want to." David Lawley liked being able to have his curfew lifted. He said. i'IVIy best friend, Tim Case, and I usually go to the gym or to the movies on base. We just have a really great time doing what we want." Some people didnit have a lot of free time. David Newton had to work during his weekends. He said, "I just think of the money and it helps me get throughf, Troy Workman said, "It doesn't really bother me. I have a good time at whatever Iim doing." Elana Bookout liked spending time with her family. "Sometimes I just feel like staying homef' she said. Luis Dun- can agreed. HWhen there isn't much go- ing on, I stay home and play 'Bard's TaIe,' one of my favorite computer games. Brad Downs said, "When Iim not working, Teresa Redman and I cruise the dragf, Julie Lee said, "Dave Nichols and I like just being together, whether we are at home or go outfi Bill Christian summed it up by saying, wlihe worst part of my weekend is that it's too short and I have to go back to school on Mondayf, Finally a free weekend night for Chris Groves who usually had to work. Chris enjoys playing Kicker, a video game at 'fSisters." g'Can I have two medium cherry Dr. Peppers with lids. please?" says Slialcnc Sokolyk as she and her friend, Shanda Dickerson. stop at Sonic to quench their thirst. Weekends .33 'l'-shirt messages were often seen around school. ,lint Fanjoy proves they are both fun to wear as well as to read. Baggy sweaters were another fashion. Marcie Sim- mons shows hers off while handing out programs during the North Central evaluation. Whats In Short Skirts Wreeks Ropers California Raisins Junk Food fuess Clothes Long Hair Big Earrings Sweat Shirts Friendship Brat e lets Brute Springstu n Dallas 1 owboys Stlter Suspenders udds Amy fran! Pietionary Sisters Restless lleart Stryper Stone- "is ted Jeans Big Scarves Obsession Perfume Switch Watehes Soap Operas Boi Ham uls Rc L boks Movie Theatres Nieltnantt -. Boyfriends Research l apers Nerds Wh ' at S Gut J m 54 Fads and Fashions Trivial Pursuit was just one of the fads this year The S A D D group pl Lys while waiting for phone calls Give 'em the bool! . . . or the sneaker' Different stvlcs of fashionable footwear are worn Tops as important as the bottoms added the special touch Showing off their sweaters and svvmt shirts Lori Russell ,ltson Wall Matt farvey md Stacy Spraggins. joined together to ntakt lunch extiltng for others Gray QM- 'x T . is ... -Y QQ l French was in fashion for students to take, and Henry Miyoshi shows off his unique hair style during class. ashionable ads With a glance down the halls of school, a person could see many different types of fads and fashions. The people may not have looked like New York models, but they Gt high school perfectly. The look covered everything from tra- ditional jeans and sweatshirts to leopard- skin spandex pants and rock group t- shirts. Baggy sweaters and oversized overcoats also appeared on the scene. Others preferred stonewashed, tie-dyed, or multi-colored clothing. The latest trends in hair styles in- cluded bi-leveling and shaving portions of the head. Styling spritz and mousse were the key to having the most different styles, whether the desired look was curly, bobbed, or super straight. Fashions changeg thank goodness! ,Iill Winkler and Becky Cooley show off what was not "in" while playing football in the Douglas MacArthur skit. Fads and Fashions 35 A final English main is lhv drPam of every sludvnl. Larry Baudvr lakes his al mid-semcslvr. Thar visitors side' of lhc Slklllllllll fills wilh loyal football fans al the final game al Woodward. -.f4 'gx i""" " I ,Q Q , ffjf .,, ' rf: ,a -P.: , ,- ,X gi, 'via' 1 ,w ,a h s X Kg A 'Q " T 'Q I Y, ,N V y ' viii! e Z Elf Q1 'Ya Tho Bulldogs fighl unlil the last minute of the Woodward ganw. Junior flash tries hard lo score' a poinl. Final Faces My N W inal HCGS Memories of Last Happenings A scrapbook of yearbook serves as a way to cherish memories. With different eol- leges and different goals. many ties that held together friends would be broken. Memories of the last game. the last term paper, the last pep assembly, and the last danee would stay with the seniors for the rest of their lives. Students often had mixed feelings as things became final. Most thought the thir- teen years of praetiee, studying, and hard work would never come to an end, but they soon did. A little too soon for some. "l'll miss all my friends who will be leaving for college," said Mary Pike. Students witnessed tears, laughter, screams, and ecstatic hugging as the year drew to a close. For seniors, thirteen years ended, but for juniors and sophomores, After the final Winter llomeeoming danee of the year, Steve Anderson. with a smile, tells Nicki Kaseeska good night at her door. there were still one and two years left to endure. For seniors. a whole new life began after graduation, but one would walk away with cherished memories of friendships and spe- cial events. "I'lI keep my memories from pietures and my yearbook." said Melissa Jefferies. Perhaps one of the greatest memories of all was the final joining of hands as a student body to sing the Alma Mater. 'gl've always had so much fun at the pep as- semblies! I'll really miss that!" said Krista Sehumaker. Charles Dickens once wrote, "It was the best of times: it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdomg it was the age of foolishness, it was the spring of hope: it was the winter of despair: we had everything before us, we had nothing before usf' To seniors, these words would be the best way to deseribe their last year of high school, for the senior year was always the best. 5 Tears and hugs close the football season. Kerrie At the last football assembly, Mr. Leonard Scalf Brinkman and Kim Willis express their emotion as presents a bouquet from the Woodward football they realize it is the last football game for the team tothe Dawgs Captains. seniors. Final Faces 37 A sight not seen often - a guy playing the flute. Mike Forsyth and John Sipes perform "Over The Rainbow" during halftime activities. My ,av ,,,,, ' ,MA-J' 6 gn Entertainment provided an opportunity for teachers and parents to relax after conferences at open house. Varsity Choir sings "Ave Maria" as Jason Armstrong and Mr. Clark Huey accompany them. 38 Organizations Given the opporlunily to see the new rooms their children went lo class in. some parents found it diflicull lo find some of the classes. Chung Yueh Pai. Doug Slarvhman and Brant Liu assist Mr. ,Ianivs Jones in Ending his s0n's English Class. Urganizations 39 Tough Competition It's Worth It In The End The students stood with their ears glued to the door listening to the musician play. Sud- denly the music faltered - a feeling of relief and disappointment fell upon the group as they quietly stepped away. The musician opened the door and left without saying a word. That was competition. It was a major part of each or- ganization. Competition began two weeks before school started with their first rehearsal. 'gl always feel the competition, but this year it is stronger because there are some good sophomoresf, said Michelle Gross. The first three months' rehearsals rarely be- gan later than 8:00 a.m. Getting up for these rehearsals was difficult for many students. Judy Norton felt that the early rehearsals were worse for girls because it took them longer to get ready. Summing it up, Judy said, HAll in all, it's xxx "r' v'-- . .. N... .41 Pre-school band rehearsals began two weeks before school started, Jason Armstrong assists sophomores who came two days early to learn the basics. worth it in the endf, Audiences watched the polished perfor- mance, they did not see the sometimes chaotic rehearsals. "They get crazy, but if everyone would shut up and listen to Mr. Harris, then we could do betterf, said Sean Wilcox. TAB not only performed as a group, but they also performed individually. Five All-State members, five All-Senior members, and over thirty All-Region members were selected and helped make TAB one of the top bands in Oklahoma. The band was not only represented well in our state, but in the nation. They par- ticipated in the Kentucky Derby Parade in Louisville, Kentucky in early May. Larry Harris said, "lt is the most students weive had in the band for years, and it is a good one. mint ',-...gut Pereussionists not only unloaded the bus but they also put their equipment together. Adam Hopper assists Troy Workman ad- just the tri-toms. Halfstime performances provided an opportunity for fans to relax before returning to the game. Audrey Flanagin and Jennifer Bass perform for the audience. 40 Band Members of That Altus Band are llrum Majors: Mark Ale-wins-. jason Armstrong. FIRST ROW: Tantra liomius-s, Mari Pike. Mirhelle- Cross. 'l'uni l'inklc'y. ,It-nny l,t-1-. Cxtmlatw' llayis. Nathan 'l'susu'. Dawn jun:-s. V4-runir'a 'l'rt'yino. Dvnisr- Saut-if-r. Ntitflwlle Joluisun. SECOND ROW: .-Xusln-5 l"lanag.m. :Xngvla lliggs. Shannon Nurdman. Kim lluliliy. Malinda Vlillv. ,ludy lxvortun, Stn-llc-y llarris, Slut' Aumvnt. l,au-tla llivhardsnn. Santiago lmpw. l.orit-u Vlilliams. ,lay Nolan. Dwayne l.ankI'ord. Miki' l"orsy'tli. llana l'ritlt'. Missy llildvn. Kvnnvlh Stunt-. Cnllin Fagan. THIRD ROW: Cindy lfrank. It-nny Hass. Sha-rriv lluusv. Nanuy Nvttlt-ton. Mt-llisa ,linn'm'z. john Chiapptx Kathy llawnpurt. ,It-If llryant. l.innio lK1isliiligtuli.,lot'l 'y1.ntim-1. l,ind.i Wlnhna. tllitia limualvs. Wt-s Smith. lx:-nna It-isvr. Miki- Mc-lfrsir. Sinionv l1ay.,limmy Cuulnlnlw. llvx Holding, l-'Ima lltrnxalt-s. 'l't'rri llatv, lic-linda Kilgorr. St-an Wilmvx. Kris Vyvlu-r. FOURTH RUW: ,luliv lluvrra, Kim lfvans. Marilyn Wm-igl. ,luliv Castillu, Craig Slivwtcln-iiltu. John Siprs, Cindy l.Mmugh. Charluttt' Willis. 'l'mnmy l"arx-m'zlialmy. l.e't-' Carstvn. llilly Norton. Chris Ma1za.,liininy llall. Jllvx l,inars's. 'Karon Wmnack. Chris Mnzingo. Andy Mmrw. Andrt-m Wilhuitt-. john Wilson. Rohm-rt lfppt-rstm. Crvg jnlmsun. Waym- 'Vlnort-'. Hutnkt-r Newton. Wcndall Mt-Clc-llnu. ,Inv Fillingt-r, Kflilh lligh, Mark llowc-th, 'l'roy ll:-nnis, Randy Marrvlt-im, Raymond Stalilvton, Vrmnira Carwr, l'aul lluil. Cl1t'tllat'r'isuii, Chris Conn. llriau CralJtrt'4'. Chad l'nlle-y'. ll:-alht-r Slnwr. David liilxson. BACK ROW: Richard llolvomll. ,It-ff Dion. 'liraxis lfrlu-rt. Tim Solis. Brad llowns. Mike' Cunmiy. Yr1l.mda,luurm-y.,lne Oillt-ar. Stun- lVlr'Clure-, Craig Bouts. Troy Wnrlttnan. :ldain l-luppvr. Curtis ll0l'allna, Mr. l.arry llarris. Marshannnn l'lirhards0n. Mr. Sam Craig, Chip Primuli. Mrs. Mary Runyan, Pt-lvl' Signorvlli. Mr. ,lay Martin. Brian Watson. Brandi Rogers. Shannon Moss, Sandy Srharlung. ,loAuna llarvia. Angie- Mendiula. Sandra l.0pe'z. Christy llnlc'ollllJ. lflvira Sakmari. Dchlmic- Tate. Olga Conzztlvs, julit' Mnultun. Dawn Willa. Yltflissa ,lvfft-rifs. julia' Uonzals-s. Krista St'lntmalu'r. Angvla Dyer. Ni:-ki Kasvt-ska. Loryn Tnlbz-rt, Judi Thomas. 4... . tt. A as Ii 1 A Q A A .A A A ' 3 N at mfr .N.....- . .- ,hill , V.-Ima, n 0:-ti 1 I' ..f " - 1" ' 'Wifi' M --P H. t'iAt"f"lf' Vw mn- ' 'mm , , 1-qt-Q I - Km. WJ' , 4"-fltll ' .1 'mtv 5 lt. XV! Y .sen -Lax Stckr U' J Q, --pr . Q A 3' 3, ,.. v..,. , R- qi-.y .cu ,W',l1',5 4' . W v isa: :ig xilig il :inf I li" J rt' 2 i f i ! 'fl ' ' " A tg . 7-.--.-. ..... ----g..-,,,g,-,. i -th ,X t M ff X. . 'sr f""-N, Although drum majors did not have to play' their instruments during marching season. Mark Alewine did. His practice paid off when hc was selected as a member of the All-State Band. is., it-T' 5' Eye L F -sf I W -.N .rf ' W" .. .. N... 'Q' .... T Y' k. .1 --' . ... . Formations for half-time shows ofts-n consisted of odd ar- rangements of instruments. Many timvs a llutm' would be near a trumpet. Chrix Mazza and Nathan Tsosic perform to H011 Broadway." Band 41 Varsity Choir men, as a tradition. performed at the Home- coming assembly. The seleelion presented was "All Shook Up" made popular by Elvis Presley. Praetiee makes perfect. The sophomore ehoir rehearsed through the cold temperature of the room needed for the fruit. Members of the Varsity Choir are FRONT ROW: Louisa Barrera. Shannon Herbert. Karen Smades, Melissa Acheson, Melissa Lankford, Serena English, Susan Faske, Becky Cooley, Vieki Bellini. Kerrie Brinkman, Kim Duffy. SECOND ROW: Tracey Carrell, Denise Smith. Crystal Gibbs. Sara Thomas, Terrie Ellis. Dara Riggs. Tami Schulz, jill Bills. Mareie Young, Amy jones, Nancy Nettlelon, Tiffani Johnson. Staci Milner. Lori Russell, jennifer Wooldridge, THIRD ROW: Kevin Kesselring, Leonel Carrisalez, Trey Rustmann, jason Armstrong, Ric-hard Stevenson, Steve Anderson, Matt Taylor, David Smith. FOURTH ROW: Tommy llrooks. Daryl Jones, Whitney Quarles, Mike Kielm, Norman Berfield. Richard lang, Jason Wall, Todd Hall. and Mr. Kenneth Cox. 42 Vocal Music an-,,., 9194? 'M ,,, PVCS. -ts w-af 'AP I i , , , f l ' K 2, if i ,I "K, Music, Music They Put on Quite a Show Great Expectations was the common phrase known among members of the choirs. g'Being a member of Varsity Choi: was something that you had to put your heart intof, said Karen Smades, ubut the choir has high hopes of making the best in whatever we dof' The Varsity Choir performed yearly in many events, not only in school but also outside activities. Open House, Dinner Theatre, and solo and ensemble contests were only a few ofthe performances made. uAlthough we do not have the big voices we had last year, the choirs are both showing great things, not to mention their blending abilityf' said Mr. Kenneth Cox. ulim very pleased to have talented students who only achieve for the bestf' Along with the busy schedule, the choirs raise money for their yearly trip. The Varsity and sophomore choirs sold calendars, food items, and wrapping paper for one sale, but the more profitable sale was fruit that was delivered from Washington. It consisted of apples, oranges, and grapefruit. 'LFruit sales are fun, because everyone always wants some, so you donit have to put forth that much effort to raise the money,', said Kim Duffy. JY",s -5 The choir, with joint efforts, passed fruit boxes down tracks Members of the Varsity Choir gather to accomplish the task. Choir members Serena English and around the piano for the final run through of Tommy Brooks worked together unloading fruit from the a Dinner Theatre Performance. sale. Vocal Music 43 ne Big F amil Raising Spirit Cheerleaders raised spirit in any crowd. They were seen at almost every activity associated with school. They cheered at football games, pep assemblies, basketball games and numer- ous other school functions. Although cheering was their main job, the cheerleaders did things for the community like Operation Santa Claus and the ,Iayeee Dunking Booth. After tryouts. the cheerleaders looked for- ward to a busy year. At camp they won four superiors ratings and three spirit sticks. They were candidates for squad of excellence and super star squad, and Erin Young. Miss Bull- dog, was named All-American Mascot. There were the pep assemblies, sporting events, the fun times and of Course. the sad times. The last football game was one of those limes. Becky Cooley remembered. "Reality hit when we lost to Woodward. I'd never cheer at another Bull- dog football game againf, To be able to share times like these. the cheerleaders had to be able to get along. "We're like a family, fourteen sisters, three Football games proxirle the perfect place for cheerleaders to lead in the most popular chants. This one was "lean." 44 Cheerleaders brothers, and one mother - Mrs. George," said Kerrie Brinkman. Many special relation- ships were formed between the seventeen stu- dents. One of the relationships was formed many years ago, a lilial one between Kelly and Wade Douthit. Wade said. "The hardest thing is trying to keep being brother and sister out of cheering and cheering out of being brother and sister." Cheering was a big part of the seventeen students, lives this year. Becky Cooley summed up the feeling of cheering when she said, Mcheering is hard work, but it's worth itlv Uuys were also a part of the cheerleading squad again for the second year. With three guys on the squad, building pyramids and doing stunts were made easier. The guys also went to camp with girls. Wade Douthit said, "I was intimidated at first because everyone told me it was really hard. When I got there it was easy for me to have a good time because although it was difficult, it wasnit as hard as I had been told." ' sf f. 5 ' One of the students' favorite parts of an assembly is the eheerleaders performing their pyramids. llere Kim Willis and Brent Mahan prepare to loss Lori Russell into the arms of Tammy Thomas. 'H ,...r Miss llulldog. lfrin Young. is shown 1-onqus-ring a lihickaslia Vliiek, Tammy nl 'F Pzivkarrl. ' 'li E, . Haskellmll gain:-s prmide a good place N for Plievrlezirlvrs lu perform diflirrull HIOVCS. 2' . , ei ,.,,. N615 in it i 5, me ee- -we W ee.. - .11 ii -MTA i A' i ' l , " :gf f' F I 5 553 lr: 'H' -K ,-"-H3- K- Members of the cheerleading squad are SITTING: Tammy Thom- as. Nliss Bulldog. Erin Young. Barbie Plummer. FRONT ROW: Kim Behrens. Robyn Preston. Brent Mahan. Wade Doulhil, l.f-onel Carrisalez. Me- lissa Kendrix. and Kelly lloulhil. SEC- OND ROW: Dina Wcsl. Kerrie Brinkman, Becky Cooley. and Gina Darnell. THIRD ROW: l,0ri Russell, Kim Willis. and Kim Wiles. Clieerlcarlm-rs often pe-rlorm dangerous nmiwiiwrs. surli as pyramids llial plvascfl Ihr- audienve. Cheerleaders 45 Glitter and Glamour Encouraging Support and Spirit School spirit was always a much needed factor when trying to win a game, and through- out the year, the Drill Team was always there, ready to give its full support. As a team, they encouraged the football and basketball players to win and cheered them on to victory. While the cheerleaders were out front, the Drill Team sat in the stands chanting cheers with the spectators. During the summer at Drill Team camp, the four officers, Vicki Bellizzi, Lisa Deere, Eliz- abeth Lowell and Stacy Spraggins were selected to march in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in New York City. Each officer had to have 31000 for the trip and sponsored a talent show and dance workshop to raise money. In New York, they toured all the sights, including the Statue of Liberty, but most of the time was filled with ln front of New York's famous Saks, Stacy Spraggins, Elizabeth Lowell, Vicki Bellizzi, and Lisa Deere take a break from their sightseeing tour of the city. 46 Drill Tearn practice. "lt was a lot of hard work, but a lot of funf' Stacy Spraggins said. 'ill was a once in a lifetime experience. We all had a blastf' The other Drill Team members were content with performing in town at the Christmas Pa- rade, pep assemblies, and games. Routines to uSatin Dollf, '6Living on a Prayer," and uProud Maryn were just a few of the ones they danced to. Ml love being on the team because l like to be a part of school spirit activities," April Harrell said. Vicky Bellizzi said, "l like being on the team because it gives me a chance to be active in what l love most - dancingf' After surviving 8 a.m. practice and freezing in the short skirts all year long, they traveled to Texas in May for competition and spent the remainder of the day at Six Flags. Energetic drills performed at football games added much excitement and color to halfatime activities. Dance routines became a specialty for the drill team. Elite team members, April Colner, Stacy Spraggins and Kathy Hansen, step to the beat. Drill Team members faithfully follow the cheerleaders at assemblies. Beverly Martin and Jessica Kress "lean" with the audience. Practice makes perfect. Julie Levchik, Gretchen Russell, julie Duncan and Renee Simon dance a pom-pon routine to "Moanie, Moanie" for the Shortgrass Basketball Tournament. While waiting for the band to play, Shelly Sharp and Lisa Deere stand ready to perform at a football game. 1' ,, i V 5 lv 'yll ,pf BA i -' D V .Ii "' ' I ju A- 1 .T ,' air t 1 -, , A V . ... . , . 1 r . . ,, ' iiit S ..... ' f t 4 ' .., . ' .. ' , rii v ttpittt'i Vx' reae ..t - Members of the Drill Team are FRONT ROW: Vicki Bellizzi, Lisa Deere, April Cotner, Stacy Spraggins, Eliz- abeth Lowell, Kathy Hansen, Shelly Sharp. SECOND ROW: Jill Spalding, Gretchen Russell, julie Duncan, Ve- ronica Whisby, Geri Rankin, Holly Hinton, Kerri Bentley, julie Levchik. THIRD ROW: Jana Shelton, Dawn Madeiros, Kristin Almassy, Meghan Herbert, Lisa Gladney, Tammy Williams, Tracy Simpson, Angela Brown, Stacy Padgett, Amy Messerly, Tracy Gamble, Ann Hawkins. FOURTH ROW: Traci Roberson, Dawn Hembree, jennifer Stryminski, Teri The-venot, Angela Womack, April Harrell, Shannon Heskew, Renee Simon, Frenetta Tate, ,Iovonia Fillinger, Regina Foley, Jessica Kress, Beverly Martin. BACK ROW: Jeri Conrad, Sabrina Mander. Drill Team 47 ecisions A Voice in the Actions of School Decisions for almost a thousand students were made by the Student Council who were elected by the students themselves to serve as their representatives. They would voice the stu- dents, opinions on subjects from how to dress for Spirit Week on a certain day to gathering canned food at Christmas for the needy. lt meant sponsoring hall decorations during Spirit Week and door decorations at Christmas. They planned the dances for Homecoming in the fall and winter seasons. The representatives learned from their ex- periences on the Council. Senior representative Kevin Kesselring said, 6'We plan upcoming events. l really like it because it teaches me responsibilityf, Junior representative Staci Milner echoed those comments. She said, "lt teaches responsibility because you must make decisions for your entire classf, Sophomore rep- resentative ,lunior Gonzales said, "It is nice to know we sophomores have a voice in the actions of this school." Another organization to plan activities, but for their own group, was the ,Iunior Engineering Tech- nological Society. They planned for guest speakers to further their knowledge about scientific studies and planned trips to compete with other students to test their skills against others. The JETS activities for the year were a learning process for its members. Robyn Kaseeska said, 'Alt was very educationalf' Shannon Moss said the organization was an interesting experience be- cause, "We have speakers on many different sub- jects, plan trips to contests, and arrange the fi- nances for these lripsf, F 92 FI: 5. As Christmas drew near, Student Council sponsored a canned food drive. Shane Richardson, Tammy Stonebarger, ,lason Redeker, Chung Yueh Pai, and Mark Tinney collect from the classes for the Student Council. Members ofthe Student Council are FRONT ROW: Staci Milner, Tammy Thomas, Lori Russell, Jason Kruska, Gina Darnell, Kelly Doulhit, Dawn jones. SECOND ROW: Doug Slarchman, Brant l,ui, Jill Fisher, Kerrie Brinkman, Kim Willis, Kevin Kcsselring. BACK ROW: junior Gonzales, Keith Wiginton, Matt Muller, Chung Yueh Pai, Craig Dixon. Mike Kiehn. Chip Primoli, Tommy Brooks. 48 1ETSfStudent Council .,, We in ,v , i fx CRMK l D Ui r fptlrfa A' lf' ' I X x . S, ...ff ,f . p c va aww 4, A .... 3 F T" -' X- T 'E - , '-3 ' - -. .,,SfCQf3' igzsa:--f.'. """ i kiiiiiis..- ' 1 ,rw SRS it s all ' n 1 or st 3 - ' .," i wt ""gww2esfMfr.. , Q A , , 5 5 Y if A ,, . .- . mfsmg..' ' K 1 is . ., , . fax: V -K . ' t ' Q t, s t - f s no ' ,,., 2 K 1 I s t S X . f 'A gf r ec? . . " if ., .-'- ' V ' ' --1'-:af .8 'X' ' 'fit . ' M.. rg 2 22 Q f ascia I J . S Q 3 . - Q ' -t-' if if it Q 1 r tl ...X R ' K' -f s Xi' s as X it .S .,,., t in X - Q: 2 , ' .5 hh T at O S W Student Council member Kim Willis Surgery on a dog was one ofthe mzmy exciting things the JETS helped organize Spirit Week activities club did. ,lohn Henry Thomas and Julie Lee watch as Dr. john and participated in the dress up days for Thomas performs the surgery. an extra boost of enthusiasm. i Members of JETS Club are FRONT ROW: julie Lee, Shannon Moss, Michelle Cross, Brant Liu, Chris- ty Holcombe, ,lohn Henry Thomas. SECOND ROW: Mrs. Darlene John- son, ,limmy Hall, Brian Binck, Robyn Kaseeska, Chung Yueh Pai, Kelley Roudebush, Tammy Packard, Nicki Kaseeska. BACK ROW: Luis Dun- A can, Tami Shulz, Andrew Willhoite, Patrick Moss, Troy Workman, Adam Hopper, Dale McKnight, Jeff Sermons, Steve Horton. L 'tii A K., jETSfStudent Council 49 Behind the Scenes N0 One Really Knows What Happens No one really knows what happened behind the scenes of ACTV, newspaper, and yearbook, except those who participated in those classes. Every Monday through Thursday, ACTV went on the air. ACTV Channel 2 gave news, weather reports, sport picks and special films. They also had semester projects where they had to film some kind of activity around town. uWe learn a lot. We write our own scripts, make films, and learn how to use the equipmentf, said Jill Winkler. This year, the newspaper staff started print- ing the Bulldog Collar every other week instead of weekly. The staff met on Monday nights at the newspaper office to make the final touches before printing. Mark Alewine said, "Even though we have two weeks between printing, we use all the time to make sure we get everything right and don't have to spend all night at the newspaper officef' Yearbook editors and staff members stayed after school, during vacations, through the ice storms, and late into the evenings working frantically to meet their four deadlines. As any staff member could attest, sometimes it became a bit depressing to spend Friday and Saturday nights stuck in an empty school with nothing but a radio, a typewriter, and a building full of noises to keep you company. Adviser, Mrs. Becky York, said, "But no one stays depressed long, because someone is always trying to scare someone else, especially me." But she added, felt will all be worth it when we see our Yearbookf' 'Ji' Members of the ACTV Staff are FRONT ROW: Bridgette Dean, Kim Bitle, Barbie Plummer, Kathleen McLeod, Renee Fayak, Jennifer Claborn. SECOND ROW: Kory Terry, Melody Smith, Alisha Kegley, Sharla Kendrix, ,lill Winkler, Kim Willis. BACK ROW: Wade Coffey. Kevin Porter, Brian Brisco, Heath Daniels, Tim Fierro, Charles Censon, Mitch Turner, Ty Willeford. As editor-in-chief, Beth Chahanovich spent a lot of time al the computer typing and editing copy for the Collar. 50 Publicati0ns,fACTV fl. ' v.. ettg iff. is as .A Q ' iff,,5: and 71 I 'W 1 lv 'E Because of fall deadlines il became nf'f'essary lo work extra hours in the darkroom for photos and prints. Justin Watt adjusts the paper in the enlarger. First year students found it difficult to understand the pro- duction of yearbooks. Melissa Case shows Renee Fayak how to crop pictures for her spread. Members of Yearbook are FRONT ROW: Renee Fayak, Karen Smades, Dara Riggs, ,loc-llc Ray, Sandy Downs, Karla lilslon, Christine Brown. SECOND ROW: Sheltie- Whorton, Jill Winkler, Valerie llackler, Nicki Kaseeska, Tammy Packard, Jill Wolfe. Audrey Flanagan. Elvira Sakmari, Melissa Case. BACK ROW: Kris Briscoe. -lustin Wall, Tamra Romines. Slialene Sokolyk, Kristi Bennett, Tami Schulz, Marsha Taylor, Ray l.ewis. ,ttt.l, 'ill X 1562 Membes of the Collar Staff are FRONT ROW: Beth Chahanovich, Krista Schumaker, Sandy Downs, Denise Saucier, Kory Terry, Marcie Simmons, ,lennifer Dudash, Mrs. Sally George. BACK ROW: Robert Schuck, Chris C-roves, Troy Dennis. Mark Alewinv. Chung Yueh Pai. Members of ACTV filmed the football games from the top bleacher ofthe stadium. Braving the wind, ,lill Winkler adjusts the camera while Tiffany ,lohnson watches the game. Publicati0nsfACTV 51 WI -G QR? is W X' Q A ' sis 14' W w az Afternoon chores for Pam Truitt include feeding and watering her lambs and cleaning their pens. Part of FFA is working al the farm shop. Ron Uignac wt-lds a broken piece ol' liarm machinery. As the auclioncer rattles off the information from the stage. Craig Niblctt and Malt Ylullcr record the money raised at thc annual slave sale. As the aut-titmeer. lillis Lemasler. chants lor bids. Amber Felly, FFA Sweetheart. waits to llnd out who has bought her for a day of work. rs Cream of the Crop The Best at What They Do Future Farmers of America spend a great deal of time at the agricultural barns caring for their animals. But, they also spend many hours of classroom time preparing for stock shows and confer- ences. At the Tulsa State Fair, students took first crop sweepstakes. During the Okla- homa State Fair, they placed second overall sweepstakes, second crop sweep- stakes, and third ag mechanics sweep- stakes. They received many awards, one of them outstanding crop producing chapter in Oklahoma and another, out- standing vocational agricultural depart- ment of l987. 46We all take pride in FFA and all our hard work always pays oflf, said Craig Niblett. The students also participated in the MFood for America" program held for all kindergarten students in thc city. Students also participated in various activities inside and outside the class. A scrapbook containing memories of the year was a project all students made their own. 'sour scrapbook provides us with many memories to look back on and laugh atf' Kyle James said. 'hWe work on tractors, electric fences, and mechanical equipment." said Trevor Deweese. Members stayed active throughout the year. They took care of their animals and got them ready for shows. "You learn leadership skills. Especially if you hold an office in FFA," said Bryan Rice. Future Farmers offtmerica 5.3 ay What? That's Foreign T 0 Me Students who joined the French and Spanish Clubs not only improved their language fluency, but it also helped them learn about the culture of the French and Spanish people. They took imaginary trips all over the globe. One day, they would have dinner and order champagne in a quaint little village in Quebec. On another day, the students viewed the Eiffel Tower and learned about its overall dimensions while they visited Paris. Then in Madrid, they watched a bull fight on Christmas Day and afterwards went to a party where pinatas filled with candies, fruits, and gifts were broken. The imaginary trips taught the students geography, culture traits, food differences, and how to get along in a country where another language was spoken. Students were not required to take a foreign language. HI took French because I wanted to be able to get into a good college. Most colleges require several credits in a foreign languagef, said Susan Haseltine. Foreign language played an important role in ' x ,ff Posters in French decorate Mrs. Teresa Campbell's class- room. ,Iason Redeker hangs a Snoopy picture that shows how students learn best. 54 Spanish ClubfFrench Club high school for Donna Richardson. 'fl took French because Fm going to major in foreign language in college. I may even go to France this summer as an exchange studentf' she said. Besides learning another language, students found interesting ways of having fun. They cooked different foods from those countries and tasted it. Sometimes the two clubs combined for an evening of fun. They got together for a pizza party and went to the Altus House Nursing Home to sing Christmas carols in French and Spanish. Residents appreciated the novel way the carols were sung, and the clubs raided Pizza Hut of about 50 pizzas. Students in Mr. Stephens' classes were re- quired to do a one minute commercial. 4'When students got their words messed up, it was hilarious. One sophomore tried to say that polo appealed to the muchachas, but he actually said roaches in Spanish instead,', said Shalene Sokolyk. ln class, there was never a dull mo- ment. Hot pizza with extra cheese could be hard to handle. Mr. Doug Dalton finds it rather amusing as the cheese slides off Mrs. Petra Chavarriais pizza. Foreign newspapers offered students an opportunity to find out exactly how much they had learned. While reading a French newspaper, Brian Binck realizes how much of it he can read. wha -CW wa! ? B in imwd ' A 1 Ar. .J 4s After singing foreign Christmas songs at thc local nursing homes, Leonel Carrisalez and Manuel Moreno discuss the rest of the night's activities at the pizza party. Members of French Club are: FRONT ROW: Brent Mahan, Lori Graham, Evelyn Besalda, Laurie Raleigh, Lisa Deere, Mary Pike, Holly Hinton, Tammy Williams, Sabrina Mander, Elizabeth Lowell, Kathy Hansen, Jennifer Dudash. SECOND ROW: Donna Richardson, Tammy Packard, Kristi Kidwell, ,lodi Thomas, Brant Liu, Craig Dixon, Audrey Flanagan, Debbie Tate, Susan Haseltine, Sandy Schartung, Tracy Devenporl, Dawn Wootton, Amy jones. THIRD ROW: Shane Richardson, Mark Tinney, Brian Binck, Mark Donathan, Charlie Hof- fhine, ,Iason Redeker, Bruce Hinman, Steve McClure, Craig Boots, James Johnson, Mrs. Teresa Campbell. Members of Spanish Club are: FRONT ROW: Mar- tha Faske, Amanda Lowey, Marcie Simmons, Vicky Bellizzi, Melissa Lankford, Glennette Hawkins, Sandy Downs, Stacy Padgett, Kim Jarnigan. SECOND ROW: Daryl Jones, Kelli Braziel, Sarah Houck, Shalene Sokolyk, Joyce Rico, Shanda Dickerson, Tracy Buckskin, Wendi Vaughn, Tam- my Walker, ,lulie Gonzales, Nicki Kasecska, Christy Holcombe, Julie Castillo, Olga Gonzales, Flora Gonzales, Terri Page. THIRD ROW: Misty Doughten, Jennifer Bass, Renee Simon, Linda jones, Erin Young, Tiffani Johnson, Veronica Carver, Ray Bostc, Mary Ortega, Ron' nie Sanchez, jeff Sermons. FOURTH ROW: Bryan Rice, Peter Signorelli, Maria Peniza, Cassie Schell, Gretchen Spa Russell, julie Levchik, Robin Kasees- ka, Charlie Williams, Chris Miller, Le- onel Carrisalez. FIFTH ROW: Eric Knam, Tony Stonebarger, April Har- rell, Edward Barrera, Steve Horton, Robert Pinkley, ,lason Winters, ,Ion Paul Redelsperger, Ty Willeford, Kel- ley Roudebush, Sean Heath, Robert Morey, Chung Yueh Pai. Chip Primoli, Bryan Soliz, Michael Miles. ish ClubfFrencl1 Club Working Hands Creative Clubs That Get Involved Two of the most creative clubs to get involved in during the year would have to be American Industrial Arts Student Association and the Art Club. For AIASA, it was all just getting started. Last year happened to be their first year. g'We are just now getting into the swing of things and getting organized. We also have more students interested in our group than last year when nobody knew much about usf, said Mr. David Mason, adviser. In almost every club, there had to be fund raisers to keep the club on its feet. AIASA students spent weeks preparing for the annual Arts Festival where they rented a booth and put all their wood creations up for bids. "We worked really hard on preparing everything for the Arts Festival, but I guess it will come out in our favor in the endf, said Dexter Hervey. AIASA students raised money so that they could attend their state convention in Oklahoma City. Art Club members know another type art other than woodworking. The kind that takes time and patience. Major events such as the Arts Festival and the All School Art Show provided activities that gave them the chance to show their art with people in the community. Art Club raised over 351,000 at the Arts Festival, which went toward scholarships for the end of the year and entering the Young Arts contest in Okla- homa City. Tiffany Walker said, '4Art Club is absolutely the best. I feel that we get special privileges. When Mr. Dalton enters our art work in contests, we go along to see other people's work from all over the statef' 'VM N 'S S 56 AIASA !Art Club Members of AIASA are: FRONT ROW: Mr. David Ma- son, Eddie Cumas, Brad Wiles, Mike Warner, Steve Owen. SECOND ROW: Bobby Charles, Scott Newman, Dexter Hervey, Chuck Phillips, Jerry Abbott. Art students have an advantage over the other students during door decorations contest at Christmas time. Bill Cobb and Brad Lacy put their artistic abilities to use. if, Magazines provide all kinds of pictures for art students to draw. Tiffany Walker uses colored pencils lo recreate a designer fashion picture. Members of Art Club are: FRONT ROW: ,lim Scales, Tonya Coodhue, Jennifer McConahay, Tonya Miller, Rob- ert Rogers. SECOND ROW: Mr. Doug Dalton, Raymond Smiley, Manuel Moreno, Lynette Sterner, Ben Lee. M 29 55 if W nm, Ntgm AIASA students spent weeks preparing for the Art Festival by creating wood crafts for one of their fund raisers, Dexter Hervey sells Chung Yeuh Pai one of their creations. Prince, a favorite rock star among stu- dents, comes to life through Charles Gunn's imagination. At the Arts Festival, students of all organizations raise money for their club. Brad Wiles and Mr. David Mason work to raise money for the state con- ference in Oklahoma City. AIASAfArt Club 57 DECA Students decorated a float for the Altus Christmas To raise funds for their trip to state contest, ICE Students sold parade. They stand ready for ceramic candlebolders. ,IuAnna Garcia and Markie Hirbardson the march down Nlain Street. admire the bulldogs. avr it 5 M 1 Q Members of ICE are FRONT ROW: Ada Cade, ,loAnna Garcia, Melissa Case, Tammy Higgins, Jovonia l"illii.ger. Shanyn Richardson. Markie Richardson. SECOND ROW: Julie Gonzales, Debbie Howell, Crystal Gibbs, Angela Plew, Tina Manglona. Gcrri Rankin, Tracy Gamble. THIRD ROW: Manuel Moreno. Kris Briscoe. Steven Sanchez, Steve-n Harris, Robert Killcbrew. 58 DECAXICE ,imtuvt K .sf Q. r sf' .ar at N' ivan K 1 it vpn Q I 5 " " Entering the Business World Major parts of the Interdisciplinary Cooperative Education and Distributive Educational Clubs of America are learning how to relate to other people and how to compete in the business world. The ICE and DECA Clubs of America students discovered how to balance checkbooks, how to do their income taxes, and how to act on an interview. Part of the credit from the course is having a job and students are graded by their bosses every six weeks. The employers till out a grade sheet on how well the students perform on the job, their attitude, and their dependability. The advisers visit with the employers on a regular basis to evaluate each studentls performance. ,Ioelle Ray liked learning how to make money. She said, "That,s the purpose of the program and why I enrolledf' Angie Revilla liked the money part, too. She said, HI like being a student aid on base. I'll have the job full-time this summer so I expect to have a lot of spending moneyf, Students also received on-the-job experience. Debora Howell works at Braumls. "I'm learning how to cooperate with people. It's really funf' she said. Tracy Gamble worked at Golden Corral and said she "loved it. Ilm understanding more about working for my own money instead of taking it from my parentsf, ,Iill Winkler worked for her family at Winkler Auto Supply. Hltls a real ex- perience for me. I'm learning how to handle money and lim also learning to understand peoplefl Tara Lehr said, HDECA has taught me a lot. Now I'm not afraid to be on my own. I'll at least know everything about income taxes and getting a jobf' The classroom experience also helped students learn about career choices. Guests speakers lec- tured in the classes on careers, how to handle ajob interview and how to fill out resumes. Students also participated in mock interviews. Misti Moore found learning what to do on an interview helped her not to be nervous when the actual event came. She said, MI knew what to do and I did itf' Steven Lay agreed. He said, uI'm really shy and this class has taught me to open up.', Lynette Sterner said, "I appreciated the opportunity because if it werenlt for this class, I don't think I would have gotten my job at Wal-Martf, Billy Hanson summed it up when he said, QICE and DECA are great classes. I learned how to get a good look at jobs and how to make a steady foundation for a career choicef' Members of DECA are FRONT ROW: Lisa Oxendine, Andrea Ornelas, Kim Wiles, Shelley Sharp. ,loelle Ray. Trina Bryant, April Cotner, Angela Brown, Cindy Taff, I.isa Bonalewicz, Traci Roberson, SECOND ROW: Angie Rogers, Dena Eiler, ,Iill Story, Jill Winkler, Sliellie Whorton, Denise Smith, Sonja Gcnsman, Cari Stapp, Michelle McLaughlin, Amy Landers. Dawn Hembree, Michelle Ervin. THIRD ROW: Keith Iluckaby. Robbie Ortiz, Brad Downs. Charles Genson, Eneth Hancock, Steve York, Tara Lehr, Lynnelle Sterner, jimmy Hawkins. Heath Daniels, Bret Camp. By waving to the parade spectators, ICE students show their spirit. Esther Villarrial. Tina Manglona, Misti Moore. Tammy Higgins. VICA sweetheart Y Melissa Case. Mr. VICA - Kris Briscoe, and Tracy Gamble smile and sing Christmas carols. DECAfICA 59 1 Patient People Classes Who Work With Others Working with people well is a quality many admire. Students in Home Economics Related Occupations and Health Occupation Students of America work well with people. HERO students worked with children, and HOSA students dealt with patients. Maria Peacock of HERO said. uChildren are so unpredictable. They are really fun to work with. lid much rather work with children than look at books all daylll Dana Gilliam agreed, "It's really great to experience the thrills of teaching childrenf, Belinda Trimble liked being in HERO also. "I can be creative and have fun at it too." Tiffany Patterson enjoyed the day care center that HERO provided. uThe day care center is a wonderful experience. I like ob- serving the childrenf' Dana Pride and Greg ,lones were the only males in the class. 'fWe love kids. We wanted to work with them and learn about them, too," they said. HOSA students learned about health care in the classroom during the first semester. "We learned how to take people's temperatures, blood pressures, and how to give first aid the correct wayf, said Wanda Fort. Second se- mester, students went to work on real patients at the hospital and dental clinics in town. Frenetta Tate learned about x-rays at the hos- pital. "X-rays are really interesting to me. I see things that one canlt see just by lookingf' HOSA students also held a blood drive. James Allred said, 'AI was really nervous about it, but I got into it after awhile!" Some of the students planned to pursue careers in the field of medicine. Tracy Simpson planned to be a doctor someday. ul love helping people feel better,', she said. Both HERO and HOSA were great classes to get into if one liked to work with others. Puzzles help develop a chiId's mind. HERO students Dana Gilliam, Gena Kress. and Belinda Trimble arrange the puzzles for their day care center. Members of HERO are: FRONT ROW: Mrs. Anna ,lar-kson, Audrey Avila. Rose Sisk. Michelle Wilson, Belinda Trimble, Tiffany Patterson. Sandra Lay, Maria Peacock. Missy Fleming. SECOND ROW: Diane Nolen, Regina Foley. Tanya Sheely, Marsha Richards, Charlotte Willis. Dionne Brown, Melody Smith. Paulette Abila, Donna Lewis, Dana Hackler. THIRD ROW: Gena Kress, Kim ,lef- ferson. Deanna Gibson. Shawnda Jones. Kim Rice. Lori Shaw. Greg Jones. Melissa johnson. Dana Pride, Nicki Thomas, Coretta Branch. Sandra Boyd. so HEROfHOSA Z. S As Greg jones looks on, Kim jefferson and Tanyanika Sheely show how to correctly change a diaper. 'i L o1 1 FQ Q, I ' Members of HOSA are: FRONT ROW: Sherry Boling, Wanda Fort, Stephanie Austin, Tracy Simpson, LaDonna Bur- ris. SECOND ROW: Teresa Bridges, Yolanda Sustaita, Kris- tina Karr, Angie Womack, Brita Mathis, james Allred. THIRD ROW: Mrs. Sharon Breuer, J. Molledahl, Tiara Hall, Paul Hill, John Stecklow, Frenetta Tate. With help from hospital pharmacist, Rita Tims. ,lohn Stecklow learns about different medications. Blood pressure checks are important. Lori Shaw gets hers checked by James Allred at the annual blood drive, V I T First hand experience is a major part of l'lOSA's curriculum. Frenetta Tate re- ceives instruction from a technician. HERO XHOSA 61 Building at Future A Reminder For Many Years The carpentry and electrification classes would have a reminder for many years, because the vocational-carpentry students built a home from top to bottom, while the electrification students did the wiring. This was the students year-long project. First, the students learned the basics of car- pentry in the classroom, and then used their newly learned skills to build a wheelchair ramp in the football stadium. Darren Eiler said, Ml,ve learned how to do a lot of things in carpentry. live learned how to concrete shingle, lay foun- dations, and put in windowsf' The electrification members rewired the buildings at the fairgrounds prior to working on the house, and will later be working with electric motors. Mickey Cummins said, "I liked working Carefully, Tommy Uptcrgrove makes sure the board is level so Rufus Rodriguez can hammer a nail through. Mr. Chuck Goodwin watches to make sure it is done properly. 62 Carpentryfilectrification on the house. Wlieii itis finished, I'lI be proud to say I helped build it." The house the students constructed was about 2000 square feet. lt had three bedrooms, two full baths, and a half bath. Mr. joe Harkins said, "The students have done an excellentjob. The house has been fairly easy to wire, but the carpentry and electrification students have both been working very hard." A student, Salvador Roblez, said, "I enjoyed carpentry. l think I'll be able to use what l,ve learned in the future." The experience the students gained working on the house had been the best possible on-the-job training. A new wheelchair ramp built in the football stadium was welcomed by fans. Mr. Chuck Goodwin and his students Eddie Gumas. Allan Owens, and Jerry Abbott form the frame. .,,. L, v lin? Nfl: wx 1-8. 3? am Q . Ny g A .QQ W7 ' ' .ya -. ,. ..................-.-..--...-.-.--v As In malchis Mickey Cummins lc the tools from Mr ,loe ll irkins K v v aff it 2 f 5 xrns the proper vw lv lo use VL ilh in eleclrlr gun Dirren Euler n uls a bo 1rd in pl HC while working on the house lh il was the school pro-perl for thc year , . . . , . 1 . , Y' W 1 ' 1 1 ' ' ' 9 , . . ,. , . ,, , , ., ., ,, , , . 'Q R , . - 2 2 , i V. , Members of Vocational Carpentry are FRONT ROW: Mike Warner. Eddie Gumas. Curtis Williams, Salvador Hoblez, Rufus Rodriguez. SECOND ROW: Mr. Chuck Goodwin, Jessie Cloria, Darrell Eiler, Brad Wiles, Tommy Uptergrove, Karl Lovell. THIRD ROW: jerry Abbott, Chuck Phillips, Bobby Charles, Bobby Hawkins, Ernest Taylor, Dwight Stevenson, Robert Rogers. f,t'I'llf Members of Vocational Electrification are FRONT ROW: Ray Flores, ,lim Young, Mickey Cummins Tiffany Cooper Aaron McLain. SECOND ROW: Brian jordan, Rod Richards, Leonardo Bailey Mike Duke Kevin Robertson Duane Nuller Danny Dobbins THIRD ROW Mr ,loe Harkins Darrell Lee Malcom Thomas umn Roberson Malcom West ,Ir Alejandre Kevin Sierra CarpentryfEIectr1fzcatz0n 63 Jobs For the Future Skills Learned For the Real World Students in Auto Mechanics not only learned how to change the oil in a car, but also the basic skills for automotive repair. First year stu- dents learned about safety, tools, parts, and some of the basics of a car. ln the second year, students studied specialty areas such as air conditioning, transmissions, and electronics. Boone Spencer said, "I like to work on cars and Auto Mechanics teaches me how to do it rightf, Four members of the class, Lar- ry Jenkins, George Kirby, Dave Newton, and Boone Spencer com- peted in the Plymouth Triple, a trouble shooting contest, in March. Mr. Rowland said, 6'lt's a way to test their knowledge and skills about automobilesf, Auto mechanics, being a part of VICA, was a vocational course. Every February the vocational stu- dents selected members to put to- gether a council that organized ac- tivities for the annual National Vocational Educational Week. These activities were organized to help other students know more about the vocational programs of- fered. They also tried to encourage students to enroll in these pro- grams. Auto mechanics students leamed to check and fix the brakes. Second year student George Kirby becomes an expert at chang- ing parts. Not only do the auto mechanics work under the hood, but also under the car itself. Boone Spencer checks for any problems he can find under the car. 64 Auto MechanicsfVYLC Members of the Vocational Youth Leadership Council are FRONT ROW: Missy Fleming, Shelley Sharp, Christina Carr. SECOND ROW: Shanyn Richardson, Kris Briscoe, Steve York, Ti- ara Hall. ,av A... Q ,wi I . , 'fit r'k' f 'S o . X 0 'N . Students enrolled in Auto Mechanics worked on all parts of the car. Checking the timing on one of the vehicles are second year students Dave Newton and Bill Braun. Members of Vocational Auto Mechanics are FRONT ROW: David Haley, Richard Banda, Thomas Clenndenen, Jim Anderson, Cornelius Terry. SECOND ROW: Garret Cottingham, Jason Atchley, Mike Kindall, Mike Zawicki, Dianna Messick, Mr. B. F. Rowland. BACK ROW: Boone Spencer, Bill Braun, Dave Newton, Don Cope, Mike Elkins, George Kirby, Jeff Flowers, Larry Jenkins. Auto Mechanics f VYLC 65 1 Manned with goggles. Tracey Carroll and Wendi Vaughn prepare chemical solution for their experiment. Most experiments did not hav an unexpected outcome, but once in a while one could hear a boo Coming from the Chemistry lab. 2. s Q-- 66 Academics After his sixlh hour Speech l class persuaded him to enter the local Voice of Democracy Speech Contest, Brant Liu decided to participate. He tapes his winning speech that will be entered in state competition. Six weeks vocabulary tests rolled around too often for Marcus Rober- son. He prepared himself by studying five minutes before class began. Academics 67 Even though Kim Willis lost control of her emotions during the "Hansel and Gretel" trial, she tries to stay calm while she tells her side of thc story to ,ludge Maurice King and lawyer Doug Moulton. Prosecutor Tiffany Walker receives some val- uable information from surprise witness Tommy Brooks. Tommy's information could decide the verdict of the trial. I 3 z, E. Since the first grade, teachers displayed stu- dents' work in the classroom. Jacque High hangs up the riddles Mrs. Jolene McLeod's English classes wrote. The mock trials were a source of amusement as well as educational. Missy Fleming, David Nich- ols. Nicki Kaseeska, and Kim Bitle have a good laugh after David tries to strangle Nicki with his scarf. English f Speech X Drama Tr- . ,,.,, I fp, W i as- ffl .I f I , For her demonstration speech, Kim Duffy made a Christmas stocking. As a final touch, shc writes her name on it. pf- X Communications Ways to Express Yourself Communication was an important factor for students, no matter what they planned to do in the future. Whether the person would deliver a political speech, act in a Broadway musical, or lecture as an English pro- fessor at Yale, they would need the skills learned in English, speech, and drama. English students not only learned about nouns and which subjects went with what verb, but also the great writers from history. Poe, Shake- speare, and Chaucer were favorites among students who liked to read. "My favorites were stories from the medieval times," said Susan Faske. Research papers were also a big part of the senior English classes. "I didn't think I'd ever get mine finished. lt seemed to take foreverf' said Mary Ortega. Drama students covered many things in their classes besides just acting. They learned about mock tri- als, making flats, and the theatre with its background. "Mr, King is a great teacher,', said Tommy Brooks, and "Drama II is my favorite classf' Missy Fleming said, "I like being in drama. It allows me to be people I never dreamed I could be." Speech class prepared students for those times when they would be forced to stand in front of other people and actually say something. They pre- pared speeches to inform or to argue a point. They demonstrated "how-to" on topics from bow-making to groom- ing dogs. They also gave impromptu speeches that covered every topic. s'My favorite thing about speech class is the people in it. And the different speeches they give are very interest- ing," said Eric Knam. , ig-y t -- . .tr 1-X ,-s ., -r' , - K XX fnz , A ' For their impromptu speeches, students in speech class had to draw an item out of a box and prepare a two minute speech. .lason Whit- ing talks about vanity after drawing a mirror for his speech. The microfiche provided easy access for re- search. Michelle Gross takes advantage of an off-hour to finish her paper. English f Speech f Drama 69 Brain Teasers A Challenge For the Inquiring Mind For some students, the only times they truly exercised their minds were when they begged for the car on Sat- urday night, came up with an excuse for being live hours late, or explained why they didn't have their homework. But there were students who enrolled in the Nbrainyw classes, math and science, some because they needed the credit, and others to prepare for college. Doug Moulton, enrolled in math analysis and analytic geometry, did not consider his classes a great over- load. He said, "l'm interested in math and I enjoy learning about conic sec- tionsf, While Doug broadened his knowl- edge in subjects most found time- consuming, Tiffani Johnson was in geometry because she had to be. She said, 'gl can't graduate without this , w 'Z gs V' 4 A, ,r""'. ri ' With a little help from Mrs. Sandra Foster, Sara Thomas works hard to solve her geometry proof. A look of concentration is not unusual on a chemistry student's face. Kevin Martin and Er- ica ,lohns use a balance to complete their chem- istry experiment. Math f Science credit so I,ll just have to tough it out until itls overf' Preparing for college occupied the minds for many seniors. Michelle Wil- lis, who along with Doug was enrolled in math analysis and analytic geom- etry said, "l plan on majoring in en- gineering, l'll have to have these classes sooner or later, so I might as well get it while itls free." Other students wanted their tran- scripts to look good when applying for scholarships. Luis Duncan, who is in Chemistry Il said, "lim in chemistry because it interests me and also presents a challenge. Plus, it looks good on my transcript." With graduation requirements get- ting higher every year, no student could make it through their high school career without taking math and science classes. All eyes and ears, Chung Pai, Peter Signorelli, and Randy Storey listen as Mr. ,lim McElroy explains a physics problem that everyone found difficult. H- .4 5 5 Q Q sfaf if, rf- 1 1,- WEST? 542' - w .. Lt, J 1. '15- ' i -an s Z V A 3 my ,Ms ,Y , 5 -, as Q4-A ta. - 4 , A,w f Wade Douthit explains to Mrs. Roberta Holt why he thinks that his answer to the math analysis problem is the correct one. Biology I students had much to cover before the year was out. Mrs. Nancy Evans helps Cas- sandra Boyd finish the chapter before going on. After putting in many hard hours of study. Maria Ray smiles as she finally understands the concepts of math analysis. The parts of the human body were one ofthe many things Biology ll students must learn. Bobby Sullivan, Kevin Kesselring, Craig Niblett, and Scott Proctor listen as Mr. Don Campbell explains the spinal cord. Math X Science Coach Mike Terry leads the girls' P.H. 1-lass in aerobic' exercises. Among those in the rlass are Paula Foreslal and Dian Nolan. The strain showing on his face, Jose Valladarez makes use ofthe squat machine. Working with weights is only one form of exercise for the boys' PE. class. --m.,.,,, ,, ..,,.i-,i.,,v,-k' WMM 71,15 I. ' 'I " 7 zmfff:a,,2fp f ' e n ,f ' ,, , ,, , ,j',ml6::6Hw, n ' w, "H1zv::f:!f2 My 4 f s Intermediate swimming students are given a Advanced lifesaving teacher, Mrs. Linda chance to practice the basic strokes. Joyce Rico Wiginton, demonstrates the correct way to ap- does the back stroke to become faster and more ply a cross-chest carry on Kerri Bentley. skilled. Swimming and PE if 'F ,fa ,Q K Before doing strenuous exercise in the girls' PE. class, Tracy llarris stretches. She realizes that this prevents muscle soreness. Lit Staying in Shape Exercising Can Be Fun Many classes, besides competitive sports, were offered to those inter- ested in becoming fit. Coach Mike Terry said, 'gMy physical education classes try to get high school students involved in an activity that will im- prove their physical condition." The boys in P.E. ran, lifted weights, and participated in a basketball tour- nament. The girls did aerobics, jogged, and held a badminton tour- nament. Beginning and intermediate swim- ming were also offered to improve health. The basics were taught in be- ginning swimming, which is why Heather Stover enrolled. She said, 'sl ln Advanced Lifesaving, Chris Stevens lows Brian Neese in a cross-chest carry, used to transport a drowning victim to safety. learned how to tone my muscles and do the strokes correctly." Coach Linda Wiginton said, "It has been a very gratifying class. l have been able to watch my students, skills buildfi Intermediate swimming was offered as a continuation of beginning swim- ming. Mrs. Wiginton said, "We do conditioning swimming." Students im- prove their skills in this class and train to become competitive swimmers. Also offered was life saving, which improved health and offered the op- portunity of a job as a lifeguard. Charles Gunn said, "I've learned how to save a drowning victim's life, first aid and CPR." Obviously, students did not need to be of competitive nature to lind a class in which they could improve their physical condition. X 1 WP-e 42" -A? V "'Qs. , PE and Swimming Lifetim Lessons Welcome to the Real World Lessons that home economics and driveris education students learned correctly in class would benefit them for many years to come. After thirty hours of class time, students actually drove, first in a res- idential area, and then on four lane and major highways. lt all sounded easy, but not everything was covered in the textbook. Actual student ex- periences proved that. In an actual test drive, one student adjusted his side mirror -- with both hands - at 35 m.p.h. And again, when the in- structor asked for a lane change, the student who was already driving in the left hand lane, ended up in a lane of oncoming traffic. When asked to explain the often repeated mistakes, instructor Mr. Bill Hoyt said, HMany times we have turned on the wrong side of the me- dian at the Broadway Main intersec- tion. And my students have been in many yards over the yearsf' In home economics, students learned how to prepare a gourmet meal as well as a family dinner. They planned menus, shopped for food, and decoded the recipes before finally cooking the meal. Fashion sewing helped students on a limited budget. The popular item sewn during the year was a sweatshirt designed and trimmed using a serger. '6Who,s getting married today?,, wasnit a casual question for Mrs. Pat Coffey's marriage and family classes. The students concentrated on the for- mation of relationships and learned the history of wedding traditions. In one project, the class simulated a wedding. Ann Hawkins and Chris Scott participated in the event as the bride and groom. A reception com- pleted the ceremony. Guys as well as girls enrolled in home economics and learned to do their laundry for college, shop for the best buys on food, and plan budgets. It became a matter of pride for stu- dents to know they could make it on their own after high school. Parallel parking! That one word frightened most drivers. Mr. Bill Hoyt gives Charles Azlin in- structions on how to do it correctly. The thought of having a wreck rarely worried drivc-r's education students, but having to pick up cones in cold weather did. Lucky for Gabby Yorn, the cone still stands and ,Iill Spalding gets to continue to the next park. 74 Home EconomicsfDriuers' Education ui. . M ,P if .ul .3 ff xx my My. rf 0-""d- , 1 Q: at For Valentine's Day, home eeonomie students made suckers for the teachers. Coretta Bram-h, Marsha Richards, Alisha Cildon and Mrs. Pat Coffey prepare to make another bateh while Scott Jefferson samples one. Not ony did students learn from their teachers. but they also learned many things from their friends. Nora Villarreal and Veronica Barrera watch Cassandra Boyd linish the seams in her sweatshirt. ia! 'se' L . I. fox l wiiuw-ws Unlike other Classes, fashion sewing students learned by making Clothing instead of using a book. After using the full class hour, Nora Villarreal puts her dress away. After completing a round of parallel parking, a new driver takes over. Cheri Saueier, takes the wheel as Stephanie Mullican and Bryan Coe wait for their turn. Home EconomicsfDriuers' Education With a teavher to Pxplain the directions, typing is easier for Slew' Harris and Markie Rich- ardson. Whilv looking at a data shevt, Alan Fitzsimmons works on a program that sl-cms lo be giving him sonic' trouble. gl 3 1 i qs 22- U. it X fttfffltW' y 2 0 4 y Timvd writings can be very nerve wracking. Kris Weber tries to get as many corrcrt words in om- minulz- as sho van. Computer Programming isn'l always what it is cracked up to be. Mr. 0'Ncal tries to help Randy Snow Iind out why his program isn't working. Typing, Keyboarding, and Computers yxy Gf Qt wit Kam , I 3 A s .J , 'Y' tElll1llIIlll1lTt'S'w .X X X , X . y m ,A LW , Qs. v-N'ww,,,,.,, Keys for the Future They Come in Different Types Some people thought that hitting the right keys would be a breeze, but try punching them while taking a one or three minute writing. "lt,s not as easy as I thought it would be," said Angela Dickenson. "I would try to get finished and almost always hit at least one wrong key." Most jobs required the ability to type. One class that typing skills helped with was the computer classes. "I'm really glad l took typing because I can work on something else while everyone else is still typing in their programs," said Shelley Sharp. Some students took computer programming because they thought it would be a breeze and they needed an extra cred- it. Most of those students had to work very hard to keep up their grades. Shellie Whorton took the class be- cause she was going to major in busi- ness and she would have to work with computers. "I didn't think it would be this hard. I'm having to study a lot to keep my grade up." Whether typing students were hear- ing "AA Space, ZZ space," or 'sready type," or computer students were staying up studying how to write a program that would tell them how much money a person made a year, all of the students agreed that the classes would help them in the future. Hard at work trying to hit the right keys, Lisa Johnson sneaks a peek at the typewriter while Mrs. Lett isn't looking. Although students in Computer Programming write and type in programs, they sometimes have a few mintues of free time. Luis Duncan makes use of his by playing a video game on the computer. Typing, Keyboarding, and Computers 77 With These Hands Creating From Wood and Nails Students learned to bring their ideas together to form creations with their own hands in industrial arts classes. Carpentry students learned the dif- ferent types of tools needed for their craft. They started with a piece of wood and a handful of nails. Then they built something of beauty. "I like to work with wood, and I enrolled in this class to learn as much as I can about wood and what I can make with itf, said Sandy Pearce. Electrification students discovered how electricity works and how to prop- erly wire a house. Jeff Meyers said, UI learned how to correctly and safely wire a housef, Tiffany Cooper said, "We found out about the dangers and helpfulness of electricityf, These classes were three hours in length each day, but some people could only spare an hour, so they enrolled in woodworking. Woodworking was a condensed version of carpentry. Students were taught the value of wood and how to correctly build everything from tables to trinkets. "his neat to see what you can create with your hands,', said Brad Wiles. The vocational classes attended conferences. Fall leadership and state were the most important. They com- peted in crafting, bridge building, es- say, safety poster, and public speak- ing, 4'But it wasnlt always work and students could get together with other students and play volleyball and eat a hot dog to just relax," said Mr. David Mason, woodworking teacher. s i Each project carpentry students worked on re- quired them to have a good eye. Jeff Harris chisels a design on his cedar chest. Craft Classes With the main construction of the house already finished, the electrification students took over the job. Kevin Robertson wires the light circuits. ,pk 1 was A L., rj My ' ,QL,' s X- f 4 Q Aff 4, as M " 4 H, ff E XX, 'G M' . M ast . ' riff: Not only did the performers in the all-school production spend several hours working, but woodworking students spent their hours on building the flats. ,lim Olds, Maurice Chandler, jeff Harris, and Mr. David Mason make sure the flats are correctly made. Everything had to line up perfectly before it could be finished. Brad Wiles makes sure the corners of his shelf are square. B1 77- lt was a dirty job but somebody had lo do it. Dwight Stevenson removes the dirt from an area reserved for a fountain in the home the vo- cational classes built. -'es--...,,,,, To cut the wood required the exact meas- urements. Wes Williams works to align the board correctly before cutting. It wouldnit be found in stores because it was handmade. Woodworking students sometimes used class time lo make gifts. Scott Newman cuts the wood for a jewelry box. Craft Classes 79 Instead of selecting another class, Sharon Thoben Chose to be a c0unselor's aide. One of her tasks is to sort through schedule cards and put them in order. Sociology class required knowledge ofthe coun- tries of the world and their problems. Wade Douthit and Trey Rustmann try to locate the Iron Curtain countries before a class discussion. sl, cioom 579 Activities in psychology included experiments of the brain. Sometimes students acted as human guinea pigs. Stacy Padgett volunteered for a test of stress measurement. Electives I Q , ,,.--1" ri .M ff' I x f . . A x W wb., . U. 54, ,' fp, in 7' ' .1 'I ' t if i " "Q-0 . tki, - ' f .- Choice Classes A Wide Range of Electives Besides the classes required for graduation, students were given the opportunity to take courses of their choice that interested them. Electives, as they were called, ranged from dif- ficult courses such as physics, to use- ful skills such as typing, to profes- sional classes such as allied health careers. Language courses were frequently chosen. Linda ,lones said, "Spanish class can be really fun, but itas frus- trating when I stumble over or forget my lines in a dialoguef, Adding machines were essential tools for cal- culating ligures in accounting class. Letting his lingers do the walking, Bill Cobb attempts to balance the accounts receivable. XX -.. . Wk! Although it was not counted as a solid, newspaper was offered as an elective. jennifer Dudash said, 'Tm glad I have the opportunity to take this class because it gives me a chance to fully comprehend the activities of a newspaperf, Computer literacy was an excellent choice for those that didnit know a thing about computers. '6Computer lit is a good class to take because eve- ryone will need to know a little about computers someday," said Lorianne Sturdevant. No matter what the class, students were happy that they were able to choose it to relax in or to gain the knowledge and experience they need- ed for the future. .Xen Vw Health and Safety not only taught students lifesaving measures but it also taught them proper nutrition and exercise. Mr. Walter john- son helps Chip Holland with his assigned home- work. After taking dictation in shorthand class, stu- dents had to type their notes so Mrs, Karen Pickett could tell how they were progressing. Michelle Willis deciphers her scribbles into English. Electives 81 Although softball did not gather large crowds, the team always played as if being cheered on by them. Nora Villarial throws to home plate for an is ,,, a ,tt ,K U N ., ,' . 'J-f i dtt - .e 1 t - 1 is . .. . Trainers received the opportunity to practice their skills of first aid during games and practices. Brad Pickett assists Trey Rustman who has sprained his ankle. 82 Sports tx Push-offs could both win and lose races. Sabrina Mander springs offthe side of the pool Io gel as much distance as possible in her race. Sports 83 Momentum 'Sits Good a Chance As Anybody" Excitement mounted as the first games of the year loomed near. Priorities for the first weeks of football practice were lined out by the coaches. Head Coach Darvis Cole said, "l'm more than happy with the work from returning play- ers, and we,re excited about the excellent group of sophomoresf' The main concerns of Coach Cole and his coaching staff were injuries and whether or not running back Roderick Neal would be re- turning since his family had moved to California. But the excitement of a possible state title kept football fans on edge when they realized that Neal would play for Altus. He was missed in the opening scrimmage against Burkburnett as was Bobby Hawkins who broke his foot. De- spite the absences of those two, the Bulldogs held their own in the scrimmage and showed promise for the coming season. A pre- season scrimmage against Clinton First downs stay uppermost in the minds of the offense. and jeff Bevers finds a giant hole and running room. 84 Football only served to raise the hopes of fans for a winning year. Coach Chuck Roberts said, g'We had a good shot at winning district last year and we have as good a chance as anybody this year, even to go undefeated. But one of our tough- est opponents is Vernon. Of course, they are every year be- cause ofthe rivalry." And in the season opener - Vernon - fans squirmed on the edges of their seats with a 14-13 thriller. The Bulldogs scored two touchdowns in the first half and led 14--0 until the fourth quarter. But in that last quarter, Vernon came back with two touchdowns of their own. Coach Cole said, "Vernon got a big play or two to gain some momentum and got their crowd behind them. Then we had to play for our lives." Roderick Neal led the ball carriers with 68 yards on 10 carries and also led the defense with 14 tackles, six unassisted. f F , Q- QL t E, 5 " sw' sf 1 , we -41' . ,,. Q3 tisappointmenl registers in thc facc of Bob- Oklahoma City Southeast wasn't fast w llawkins as the trainer attends thc bro- enough for the quickness and speed of lim foot that kept him out of st-xcral games. Kexin Kcsselring. Massive pileups occur with the Bulldogs on As he wonders what hit him. Bruce llinman defense. Roderick Neal M-Sl, Leonardo Bai- watches the ball float he-fore he grabs for a ley l62j and Randy Storey Hill close in on handle on it. the ball carrier. 1 ,fi gf A.. ' ' ,, ZQHIX41 , . A alfa-it X 5' .D Energy from a packed stadium spurs big plays. Shane Richardson 1573 and Brian Bobo 1591 block for quarterback Marcus West Q13j. Football 85 The offensive line, which includes Charles Hoflhine f34j, clears the way for running back Dwight Stevenson f20j. At the Friday morning assembly, senior Roderick Neal makes some predictions about the outcome of the game that night. Ilia Wham A win was what the team needed, but win or lose, the alma mater celebrates the de- termination of the team. Duncan fans went home disappointed Bruce Hinman 1871, Bobby Hawkins 158 l and Randy Storey 1731 played hard to stop a last minute touchdown. 86 Football A Heartbreaker Injuries Hamper the Team Second and third team players gained experience in the second game against Oklahoma City Southeast when the Bulldogs breezed to a 51-8 victory. In that game, Kevin Kesselring was the leading rusher with 118 yards on 11 carries. a'We got about 80 play- ers into the game," said Coach Cole. alt feels good to see that many get to play, and I thought the younger ones performed well both offensively and defensivelyf, Placekicker Bobby Sullivan watched his string of 41 consec- utive extra points broken by a blocked kick against OKC-SE, but he didnit miss the rest of the night. Quarterback Marcus West com- pleted six of seven passes for 118 yards. Now 2-0, the next four games would be out of town. out-of-town game and another heartstopper. The Bulldogs won, but at a price. ,Iunior Dash, Marcus West, and Brian Bobo ran out of luck and came home hurt. While trying to recover from their in- juries, the team suffered a dis- appointing loss, 13-10, the next Friday at Ardmore. That left them 0-1 in district and 3-1 for the season. The next Friday night was a come-back win for the Bulldogs at Oklahoma City Douglas. Chickasha was next, and after a questionable defeat the year be- fore, the team took advantage of all the breaks for a big 14-0 win. The Bulldogs were now 5-1 for the sea- son with a 2-1 district record. lt avenged last yearis overtime loss and put them back in the running for a championship. Lawton-Eisenhower was the first Big interceptions are the result of spirit and Banner breaking thrills the crowd on Friday determination. Junior Dash shows the nights as they welcome their team on the crowd how it's done in the Lawton Mac- field. Arthur game. Foofball 87 -.. 'vikwatiklfit-K ' "L 1 ALTUS BULLDCGS V it- f"'Li3Ff 'Vfi'iil1QQi A-Q--r -.sf-fs: --K..--,M W Q--0 P 1 M ' is t f M9 " K W H ftx 2 4 'Q- ef F.-3 1 -A 'eff : r .fi - 3 V' -----r ,fgy ,Ig ' 1,1 "" J gw2:'3,Y2e332'.U?:f23.Ri-35251495 4, 4-Q83 Lf2'2li12z1Lf212 . - . we eaezfffisv anom- f'3 ' W3 'ef3'f fi eWvzs?fom WF' e.5l.'f"'F "W 05495 A' it--fi' e Q:-I-1 R t - F -Wir---is --'ir mann-.auwidthsrultlxitullifwvwneyiwmmgyhsn milf-ha - N 1111-suv Members of the Football Team are FRONT ROW: Randy Storey. Brian Bobo. Trey Ruslmann. Sc-olt Proctor. Kevin Porter, Maurice Chandler, Stephen llarris, Junior Dash, Wade Colley, Kevin Kessel- ring. Hobby Hawkins, Shane Hiehardson. Craig Mm-Kenzie, Quinn Roberson, Leonard Hailey. Daniel Wiley. Chris Stevens. Dwight Stevenson. SECOND ROW: Jeff llevers. Mareus West. Joe lfillinger, Richard lang, 88 Football Glenn Faske, Charles lloffhine, Mike Elkins. Bruce Hinman. Mike Kiehn, Jason Redeker. Kelly Porter. Steve llorlon, Craig Dixon, David Claiborn, Thomas Clendenon, Gary Goodlow. THIRD ROW: Brian Watson. Dan Gallager, Erie Madden. Nick Collins. Mark Baudreaux, Kevin Marlin, Shane Fills. Greg Jones. Marc-us Roberson. Craig Sanrliex. Keith Wigington, Kevin Marple, Jereiny Johnson. Wendell McClel- lan, Gerald Ford. lleath Carnaham, Jessie Phillips. Jimmy Tasker. FOURTH ROW: Carlos Rodriguez. Aaron omaek. Jermaine West, Mike Torres, arles Ad- ams, Shane Mays, Wa i er, Jason Gildon. Josh Stee ,, lang. Orlando Lee, Robert Ro am Trevino. Sammy Esquivel. Gre er, Gene Matthews. FIFTH ROW: Kevin West. Nita Her- nandez, Marshannon Richardson, James Burnett. James Dickerson. Gary Prince, Cary Walker. Pal Woolen, James Smith Danny Agureo. Mark Howeth. Chris Scott lioliliy Sullivan. Willie Shaw, Keith High BACK ROW: Joe Buxton, Kyle Mc-Coy, lidward Dennis, lloone Speneer. Erie Sanchez. Brad Pic-kell. David Doornbos, Coarh Darxis Cole. Coaeh Chuck Roberts Coach Terry Slialfer, Coaeh Lance Duke, Coax-h Mike Terry, Coaeh Walter Johnson. or-ks like the ont- from ,loc Fillingcr 1783 tables great runs like the one that jeff A tackle behind the line of scrimmage by ever-1 flfl-1 sees 'is he looks down an open Brian Boho In-lp:-d preserve at victory' mer F 'd ild iii the Oklahoma City Douglas game. arch-rival Vernon. 4 e e age . The End to a Winning Season Oklahoma City teams, Northeast and Star-Spencer provided the third and fourth straight wins for the Bulldogs. Homecoming against Star-Spencer, a 56-8 win, assured the team of a playoff berth, along with MacArthur and Duncan. But on their trip to Lawton, the Bull- dogs were defeated 0-21 by Mac- Arthur. The Duncan playoff proved a different story for the team as they went on to a 23-20 win in their last home game, but not before giving the fans a thriller. It was tied at the end of the second half, and the game went into overtime. The Bull- dogs held Duncan, but the Demons kicked a 30-yard field goal giving them a 3 point lead. Then Rod- erick Neal forced his way through in a third down for the winning touchdown, and the game ended at 23-20. The Bulldogs headed for the playoffs at Woodward on a cold, cold Friday - Friday the thir- teenth. Luck wasn't with the Bull- sprints around left end foithst down yard- tightly around the ball as he IS tackled in the Star Spencer game. dogs as they lost a heartbreaker, 3- 7 in the opening round of the playoffs. They did score their win- ning touchdown, only to have it called back for a holding penalty. The loss to Woodward ended a winning season and was the first football game for several team members. It was the last game as a student for many fans, and it was the last game to cheer for several cheerleaders. But pride dominated the field as the team fought and played their best and brought an end to a season of eight wins and only three losses. Coach Darvis Cole summed it all up when he said, "This is one of the finest teams l have ever coachedf, The Lawton Constitution named Junior Dash, Brian Bobo, and Rod- erick Neal to the All-Area team. Brian Bobo and Roderick Neal were named to the All-Star team, and making the All-State Roster was Randy Storey. Cleared AHS OPP Vernon OKC Southeast Ardmore OKC Douglas Chtckasha OKC Northeast 5 Star Spencer 5 MacArthur ' Duncan li Woodward Won 8-Lost 3 f- al . gg After the Dust 12? 14 13 51 8 Eisenhower 17 14 10 13 gg 20 8 ' 14 0 27 0 56 8 0 21 9 23 20 '35 3 1 f Football 89 Toke It to the Hoop Teamwork ls the Key to Success The year proved unpredictable for boys, basketball with only three returning seniors. 6'We were a young and inexperienced team and had a tough schedule ahead of us," said Coach Clester Harrington. Team member Tommy Richeson felt differently. He said, ul was optimistic about the team and thought we were going to have a good yearf, Despite the loss of a few players early in the season, the Bulldogs won the first game against Wichita Falls Rider. The Bulldogs went on to endure four losses until the Law- ton Eisenhower game where they won 58-43. The Dawgs then trav- eled to Hobbs, New Mexico, to represent Altus at that tournament. They lost two close games against El Paso and Abilene, and then they came back the next day to end the tournament with a win against San- ta Fe. The Bulldogs went on to lose two consecutive games. One against Amarillo High School and the other against Ardmore where they fought until the last second of the game with a loss of one point. Those games were preparing the team for the Shortgrass Invitation- al, which was held in Altus. As- sistant Coach J. D. Johnson said, 'gWe were still looking for the right combination, even as late as the Shortgrass Invitational. We spotted something good in practice and played them in the game. Practice is where we gained our confi- dencef' Determined to score for the Bulldogs, Elliot Ayers shoots the ball despite the block of a defender from Wichita Falls Rider. 90 Boys' Basketball 'lib 've Height being a major factor, Keith High goes for a lay up and two points. 'WP' , Surrounded by the opponents, Booker New- ton keeps his concentration and attempts to score for the Bulldogs. As he could often bc seen, Coach Clcster Harrington is up and around giving his team advice from the sidelines. -- ...wt ri ,.f- W.. ,sf .f fe ' ' v f 1 1 . , ,b fs. w-, 4 .. .se 0' up ,. V ,I vliw A x.T11 ilfltgmtl bed 1 .wsvmt-1 5 X . Members of the boys' basketball team are FRONT ROW: Tommy Richcson, Paul Reed, Coach Clester Harrington, Elliot Ayers, Rod Richards. SECOND ROW: Mike Purnell, Ernest Taylor, Tim Ray, Cyrone Morgan, Tyrone Morgan, Kevin Fryer. THIRD ROW: Assistant Coach Away from the opponents and alone at the basket, Tim Ray slam dunks the ball for two points. Brent Cummins, Malcolm West, Mike Miles, Mike Knam, David Ray, Gerald Young, Booker Newton, Darrin Gilliam, ,lo- scph Hernandez. Assistant Coach J. D. Johnson. Boys' Basketball 91 Drspllr llu block of dn Eisenhower Faglv lhvlcl ll ny shoots llu lull lmpmg., lo IIN r pmnls lor llu llullrlugs Q 'S' Afur 1 sllol by llu l'lsulllowfrl'lgl1s llw Pan bupporl IS 1 lmdllion lll lmslullull lfullrlogjw lwul lln rclmuml lo drlvm down utnls yt ll and lllill' lllur 1 n 0 Another two points is added to his record as Tommy Richeson hrings the ball down the court for a set up. Many hours of practice were require-ml at the- foul lim-. Kc-vin Kirby puts a little extra lip movement in his shot as hc pops thc- net to break a tic, Win Some Lose Some Winning Didnt' Coma Easy The lirst game of the Shortgrass Tournament was against Capital Hill where the team had a de- pressing loss ol live points. He- turning the next day, they made a great comeback in the game against Lawton Eisenhower. With the support of the student body the Bulldogs had a six-point victory. Tommy Richeson said, HThe crowd was wild and it was a good, close gamef, Coach Clester Har- rington said, '6The crowd has been good to us. They're a part of the team." The last game of the tour- nament turned out to be a dis- appointing loss to Chickasha. The following game was also a loss, but Lawton MacArthur only won by a one-point margin in the last exciting minutes of the game. Even though the team had these losses, their spirits werenlt de- stroyed. Cerald Young said, "All the games are important until the last one . . . until the regionals or the end ofthe seasonf' The momentum ofthe team be- gan to pick up late in the season. The Bulldogs had four consecutive wins against Lawton High, Ard- more, Lawton MacArthur, and Lawton Eisenhower. The Bulldogs then went on to play Duncan where they lost. They then picked back up to win against Lawton High and Duncan. With these wins behind them the Bulldogs went on to play in the regionals which were held in Chickasha this year. There they lost to Chickasha in the first game by a margin of 4-5-53. It was a sad moment for all. With a look of anticipation, Coach Clester Harrington, Assistant Coach Brent Cum- mins, and Assistant Coach J. D. Johnson concentrate on the floor action. ln a contest with Capitol llill, Gerald Young flies through the air in a fancy jump to rack up two points for thc Bulldogs. Boys' Basketball 93 Fired up to Win Mid-season for the l.ady Bull- dogs turned out to be most sat- isfactory. Their record, 8-4, gave them a ranking of third in State. The season started with Pampa heating them 64-50. 'gljampa was our first game of five on five and their ninth, so considering the cir- cumstances, we did pretty good. We learned a lol from Pampaf, said Cari Stapp. Nancy lloyle com- mented on a little humor that took place. She said, "We started off the season with a real grippinf liighl before the very first game, Coach Cummins split his pants when he sat down on the bench. Ile sat there for the whole game and didnit move. You should have seen the look on his far-el" Conquering Chillocolhe 55-44 came next in the schedule. "Chillocothe really fired us up. It was our second game and our first win. We really built up our esteem and confidence by beating a 'l'exas team on their home courlf, said Sonja Young. ln the Lawton Eisenhower tour- nament, the Ladies made it all the way to the finals, beating Duncan 41-13 and Capitol llill 44-3l. John Marshall upset the Ladies in the finals with two overtimes 30- "We were fired up but not enough. We were a better ball club than them but we tried too hard. That game meant a lot. Coach had never won the l,awton lnvitational and we wanted to so bad for him because this would probably be his last year of coaching," said ,Iill Bills. Next, Eisenhower took a de- feat at 49-3l. Members of Girls' Basketball learn are: FRONT ROW: jackie lligh, Shawnda jones. SECOND ROW: Shona llell, Rhonda floss, Stacy jones, Cindy Taff, Yvette High, Tracy Marple, Sonja Young. 94 Girls' Basketball THIRD ROW: Coach Craig Cummins, Kelly Richards, Lorrie Jewell, Cari Stapp, Cindy Meflonahay, Jan Chastain, Coach Mark Haughl, Regina lligh. BACK ROW: Jill Bills, Nancy Hoyle, Alisa Martinez. jill Bills, blocked out by Lawton lke's 425, stands hy helplessly while ,lan Chastain goes up and gels a high rebound. ,asm wig' 2: F I, ..J, N. . 'H' is I I 2 s -3-. 1' I L.- e.l With the score lied 19-19 it was vitally important for Nancy Hoyle to make this free throw which she did to put the Lady Bull- dogs in the lead. Jackie High drives by a Lawton Ike guard to lay it up for two. The ladies go on to win 49- 31. Just outside of the lane Jacquie High puts the ball through the hoop for two while Nancy Hoyle runs down the court to re- bound in case she misses. Girls' Basketball 95 Surrounded by Chilocothe defenders, Stacy Jones goes up for a jump shot and adds two points to the score. Coach Craig Cummins looks at the score- board to lind the Lady Bulldogs down by three at halftime. Regina High, Sonya Young and Nancy Hoyle follow Coach to the locker room for a halftime pep talk. 96 Girls' Basketball With determination, Alisa Martinez puts the ball on the floor to drive around Lawton Highis Coretta Chanavet. The Ladies won in a close game 28-25. Heavily guarded, Jan Chastain puts the ball up for two in a close game with Western Heights. The final score was 40-38 in favor of the Ladies. As she is closely guarded by three Chilocothe girls, Jill Bills shifts gears and puts up a short jumper for two points. +-t l if -J Q91 A Good Se-oson The Ladies Advanced Their Ranking "Western Heights at home was the best game we've played all season,', said Coach Craig Cum- mins. "We came back from Christ- mas break ready to play. We worked hard and did what we had to do.', Shawnda Jones said, "Western Heights was the best we,ve ever played. We had single digit turnovers and good defense. We were mentally ready." Nancy Hoyle said, "We outhustled them on the rebounds." The score showed just that, 54-4-1. Amarillo High took advantage of the Ladies because of injuries, 50- 4-l. Altus still didn't recover when Ardmore took them with a 32-24- score. From then on out, the La- dies advanced their ranking. West- ern Heights tried again to beat the Ladies, but they failed 40-38. After she found an open space under the goal, Regina High added another two points to their lead over Duncan. The Ladies downed Duncan both games of the season. "We played better than we had been. There was a time during the season when we became mentally tired and that was about the time it started. lt seems like we're getting better every game now,', said Jan Chastain. Lawton MacArthur also took a plunge underneath when the La- dies beat them 59-24-. Lawton High tried to bring the Ladies' ranking lower but missed by three points. The linal score was 28-25. The Lady Bulldogs received their needed experience and kept head- ing toward State. "We,ve been looking for State since Christmas," said Alisa Martinez. '6When we had difficulties we were so close as a team that we pulled together and overcame our problems. We had a xxx X xxx 'AH 'sf 'M 3 .Tj .L .- if 952: . ,, ff 'x' ,I-'fl iii fic WS. Qxxx fl" .K N V., .5557 .53 After the Dust Cleared Pampa Chillocothe Duncan Capital Hill ,Iohn Marshall Eisenhower Westem Heights Amarillo Ardmore Westem Heights MacArthur Lawton OK City SE Ardmore MacArthur Eisenhower Lawton Duncan AHS 45 54 35 53 Won 12 - Lost 6 an PP 12 37 33 35 ,-2491 5' W -'of 78. X w , . . 9 if Sv . -,L-Xu 95 fl. 2--. Us . 1 good season," said Nancy Hoyle. ui. X,:'y,A,,.n-' ' iff it iii lizj 0 50 64 ff-'ff ' 55 44 gg, 41 18 gf' ' ' 44 31 .gg 30 33 P-FQ ' 30 31 K ' 54 38 Q :X 41 so 'fy 24 32 J N 40 38 Q5 59 24 S 28 25 Xp, 36 33 X Q 36 56 Girls , Basketball 97 Mot Attack Take 'em Down and Uut The Bulldog wrestlers started out their season by losing their first dual, but they jumped back with four wins in a row. They had an excellent showing in the First An- nual Shortgrass Wrestling Tour- nament held in Altus and placed second as a team in the Watonga Invitational. Coach Ron Babione said about his men, 'gWe have wrestled well at times, and not so good at others. Right now, we are losing the close matches, and as soon as we start winning those, we will be all rightf, Salvador Roblez received a spe- cial award for being the outstand- ing wrestler at the Shortgrass tour- nament. Salvador said, Alive done well. I was undefeated until we wrestled Lawton Highf' Darren Eiler feels that the team should do well throughout the sea- son. He said, "I think we will prob- .- - ably have six state qualifiers and the matches should go pretty easy up until regionalsf' Coach Ron Babione said, uRight now we are starting to come to- gether a little better as a team, and this is really going to help us down the stretch. When we start pushing each other a little harder in prac- tice, we will improvef, Salvador Roblez, Sean Heath, Darren Eiler, and Shane Richard- son placed in the Watonga, Ei- senhower, and Clinton tourna- ments. Salvador took first at Watonga, second at Eisenhower, and third at Clinton. Sean ended up third at Watonga, first at Ei- senhower, and fourth at Clinton. Darren placed second at Watonga, second at Eisenhower, and fourth at Clinton, while Shane captured second at Watonga, third at Ei- senhower, and fifth at Clinton. Fl 4 Members of the Wrestling Team are: FRONT ROW: jim McMican. Derrick Fidel, Tony Phillips, Rrad Mahan, Junior Conzalcs. Eugene Oglcsby, Marvell jeffer- son, Ruy Boslic. SECOND ROW: Kevin Marple, Tim Young, Heath Daniels, Jason Redeker, Ronnie Sanchez, Scotty Neigh- 98 Wrestling bors, Waller Ford, Billy Zang. THIRD ROW: Coach Ronny Babione, Tim Case, Darren Eiler, Sean Heath, Marshannon Richardson, Curtis DePalma, Freddy Bacza, Shane Richardson, Nilo Hernandez, Coach Lance Duke. ,wmv M .,,, ....-.WM ...aww , , .,,.,, ffI'jtr'i 'fr Al I48 pounds. Sean lleuth puts his op- ponent in a chicken wing and takes 4-ontrol ofthe match. At the Shortgrass Invitational Tournament. Salvador Roblez received the Outstanding lntensive pravtice helped Darren lfiler to wrestler trophy from ,lim Herron. Rufus perfect his move, the ball and chain, which Rodriguez won runner-up honors. he uses to take his man down. Using a douhli- leg. Ray llostic, wrestling at I I5 pounds. is preparing to lift his man. With great strength and determination, Sliame RlCllilI'tlSOll is breaking his opponent down in hopes of a quick pin. x X. r XX A MN N iv ik, .AV v 5 .v. ..t, xii ,uf H.. 'XR-tv X98 , Cleared An id trko Pilo lluro Vt rnon Fist nhowz r lloh irt Dum in M trlow l iwtcm lligh Wi ithc rford I Inu lt lSl1'l M is Arthur Ardmore Clinton llolmrt Anndarko Star Spencer AHS hp ' 1 Wan I0 l.0st 7 .fgqft .-aX syn bi gc. 3,6 sqft-fy rl Sf- , the pgrrlx gg ,Q eieji NAA, Q in ' i1'tF2if'a.2-it-2 eff ' .EQ " After the Dust Tiiff iii? .1 I I we z 1 30 35 34582 Ciiat-mlm 57 1 0 fgf. 2 41 I7 gif - 52 18 - -- 34 20 2 27 za fit? '1 5 47 QL? i 24 33 '51 .4 ' 15 se -2 X 43 21 ff: 1 K 45 18 L A ' 10 fl-8 '21, '30 29 g 39 gr tc as ia it 29 Z7 L za so it 1 X Wrestling 99 i Sometimes a reverse could lead to a pin. Sean Heath works to escape from his op- ponent's hold. Stances and grips either helped or hindered one's chance of lifting the weight. Keith Huckaby sets himself before the lift. Tension mounted as the wrestling await the start of the match. Tim Young prepares himself for the referee's whistle. 100 Wrestlingfweightlifting Strength as well as balance played a major role in wrestling. Jason Redeker steadies Before actually lifting the weight, one had himself as his opponent attempts to throw prepare mentally. James Burnett focusi him. his strength as he hoists the weight. i : 3 Flex Those Pec s I Weightlifters in Action I In the weight room, sweat glis- tened and words were muttered underneath the breath of the ath- letes. Weightlifting proved a fa- vorite pastime for students in all sports. Building up muscles and endur- ance helped the wrestler and the football player move quickly. It al- so helped the muscle-conscious people feel better about them- selves. Eneth Hancock worked long hours in body building. "I work out a lot. It takes away stress and makes me feel great,', he said. Bruce Hinman lifted weights to im- prove his speed for football. He said, "I like the feeling of strength I get from the weightsf, The wrestlers used the weights to help them become stronger. Wrestlers had to work to keep their weight down, but at the same time work to build up their muscles. Ray Bostic said, Wfhe weights help me to build up my endurancef, Darren Eiler felt weights helped him to become a better wrestler. "I build up my muscles and my strength at the same time." Greg Walker liked being in weightlifting because he wanted to improve his body in any way pos- sible. 4'It's my body and I want it to look and feel greatf' he said. Jason Redeker felt the same way. '6Making my body look great is important to me. Weights also help improve my wrestling ability," he said. With a sudden burst of strength and the help of a friend, James Smith lifts the weight. In case the bar slipped, Shane Fitts, James' lifting partner, had to be ready to catch it. Practice taught wrestlers the basic funda- mentals, but when they participated in a real match they had to rely on their instinct. Before flipping his opponent for a pin, Billy Zang works to get the correct hold. if iittiiitt Q, Wrestlingflflfeightlifting 101 Never Surrender You 're Almost There The fans yelling from the stands, the coach screaming advice from the sidelines, and the umpire calling, HOutl'i were familiar sounds at a softball game. The girls that made up the Lady Bulldog softball team had a 5 to 7 record for the season. The girls looked forward to playing better next year. 'gWe had potential but we didn't use it," said Tonya McDonald. The season was also a short one. "We could have played better if we had a longer season, but we had fun and that's what this game is all N 1--Ns -- - 'we .li?-Trl . ' 5 K "f--,sri Yolanda journey spent many long hours of practice. The distance that she could throw the ball was an impohant factor in the results of the game. While the team is hard at practice, Coach ,l. D, johnson and Tonya Shcely watch to make sure their every move is perfect. 102 Softball aboutf' said Maria Ray. The girls are expecting a win- ning season next year. As for this year, the girls thoroughly enjoyed themselves, and after all, that is what it is all about. Coaching for many years, Coach ,I. D. Johnson had seen many teams come and go, but he felt that this was a special year. "The girls have really pulled together and formed a family-type bondf, said Coach Johnson. "With a little luck and a lot of hard work, we will have another good team next year." QQWMQ ' MQLW, ,. ft, "1 2 "f, 'L' .I , L .447 .f M -r' : 1: dv , .1- 'nl f , if -J, if. ',tt For, h Ar. When the Dust Cleared B 'lir Blair - B air . ' B air Sentinel t Duncan Ardniort . Lawton GY . ' ont'-1 Ct :nz-v ' y ye'-in fri 9,71 Won 5 Lost 7 '.-1 . Q-gf-' KH .fn t via- .t-. 'gf 1' ' 1 . ., v, 1,-fic..-,,,',v., ,,f g L-ir, 1,4 'Y ,,1,,,.,l,., wh' Y V" .-Jlfl' lf rf'.A?,:1-5,3-. -. .QL LZ , C ' Ifyiffffj. .1 'ft " fulxgfi, V il fl . 1 525 if: 630 .af rw :IW iii, 1. 2 8 fy 4 5 Ivy l 5 Z ,H i 10 6 Je I2 2 if nat 2 is , nat 0 8 I' 8 2 I 5 1 'y J 5 9 ,,t uct 0 8 t P . 0 is ffl 142 'A 1 1- - , -1 V I f I "..:',,e of f , ., r if-7" ' , 5 ' 'vs-1, v x X I X D4 LMA D . 3211- ,, J . . Q ' fi .9 v-.4-:,.v , Q V, ,Y A , At,.,vg.,, i V dist ' ' V- ' A ..., Mage s I . ,, M , flings ,V ef' "'lS:41., gif? 'I "0nmna......,, 1 - en-EQ. 'mgff V' , 1 W., . i ' 'V . K 'i -- . ' W M f F' 137 s ,f ' ' :gg ' X .. A' 2 K ., f- -Wm, O Members of the softball team were: FRONT ROW: Glennette Hawkins, Ma- ria Ray, LaDonna Leyton, Nora Villarral, Shona Belle. SECOND ROW: Cassie 4. IXAMQ Shell, Regina Bagley, Tonya Sheely, Tonya McDonald, Jackie Barker. THIRD ROW: Latisha Durrough, Yolanda Journey, Coach J. D. Johnson, Lori Shaw, Kenna Leiser. , N'x ,X W' ig r I " ,X V l X X - . X . i . y Q jf t L 'YE ill ul' x 'y "' F-L 4 , K' i 4 S 3 . 1-f 14" tk-5 , - E S.. X' K ' s P I A . ,. lu K S, 1 6 . G , , kj M 1. nni. -Avlis f K 1 21,4 . A ,NQ A .ft F O in ' ' m I ,- ' ' + lk - .i fi ' s O .Q U? -f V s .,, G ill- I wwf Q was 'i ,,, 1. P-ga W iw" ,,,'i W, , e ww: y , df' ii-i 1 t i 1 if ."fef4w3twWJ"L'. - . i . Softball can be a very demanding sport. Tonya McDonald demonstrates this as she practices her pitching. -r V The minutes spent just before an important game can be crucial. Marie Hay and Kenna Leiser have a look of concentration on their faces as they prepare for their next game. Softball 103 The Work Paid Off Although it may have been snowing outside, the atmosphere in the natatorium resembled that of a sunny beach, where the temper- atures sometimes rose to over 900. Because swimming was an indi- vidual sport, members had to train year round. uCoach Wiginton al- ways told us to work hardest until Conferencef, said Kristi Southall, "and we won it!" Swimming required early morn- One of her many dives included a reverse. Slate qualifier, Kris Weber, completes the rotation with a winning dive. 104 Swimming ing and late night work-outs, which helped teach self-discipline. They swam seven miles a day and lifted weights to build their muscles so injuries would not occur. One difference between swim- ming and diving was apparent - diving hurt when one did it wrong, and swimming hurt if one did it right. "I was working on a two and a half and when I was called out of it I landed face first on the water," said Kris Weber. "I thought I was going to have two black eyes." To qualify for the state meet, set scores and times had to be met. Swimmers could qualify at any meet during the season, but divers had to score 180 points in six diving meets in order to reach state in February. Kris, Loryn Tolbert, Kevin English and Joel Zawko all advanced to the diving meet. Kris placed third in the state. g, 5 i if I 3 With a burst of power, Susan Haseltine plunges into the water with her eye on victory. Butterfly strokes drained swimmers of en- ergy. Often the last meters became the hardest. John Polk gives his all with only five meters to go. W "'4v it, K l'11sl1-olifs often won or lost a raee. Tony Slonehtirger gets Rl good p11sl1-offand lakes a quick breath before entering the water. Members of the Swimming Team are: FRONT ROW: Kevin liiiglisli. Ashley livans, Kris Weber, Susan llaselline and Mrs. Linda Wiginton. SECOND ROW: Bill llreuer. john llenry Ylill0lT1ZlS. joel Zawka. Wendi Vaughn, Kristi Southall and Tainniy Stoneharger. THIRD ROW: Tim Sermons, john Polk, Tony Slonebarger, Erie Knain, Sabrina Mander and Christy Taff. FOURTH ROW: john lloppman. Melissa King, Stephanie Rice, John Chiappe. Angie Reynolds and Mary Ellen Belles. RACK ROW: ,lim Fanjoy. Monica Flores. Kelley Croeker, Brandi Wilde and Michelle johnson. K Q Q jlvfkbsiljfrfev, 'f.53,:,1.5, 1 4 1 965' A 155 L ' FQQQ af-X5 .W it ffl "',, :ht After the Dust 1131 After the Dust , Q ty 1 1 5 13- " 1 , 1 . 1 it tyty 1 Mi 14.1 Cleared 1311 Cleared - . ' fait' wr' K 'f',, xy' . 5, X-fe x 5' 1 tt.ttt 1 ii iii fl? 1, My 'R 1 3 4 't'l 1 to 'A 125+ Fit 1 . 1 - ' wan ee fy- N Q 1 In 1 1 .QQ 11oYs 1111s Opp. ij? 4:11115 Aus opp. Etlinoml 54 l 18 fetal l'khnond 67 92 'W We k.5.f:,, L MacArthur 56 19 MaeArlhur 53 29 5., il 3115 1,11w11111 111,111 56 19 tiff 1.11w10n 1111111 53 29 I 1-'Q ,K ipff Eisenhower 56 19 l':lSl'l1ll0Wf'F 53 29 f.,..1 , Q53 11.11 1:11, 107 54 iq, 1111 city 18 49 If Painpa 52 22 ffm? Pampa 35 44 Amarillo lligh 53 31 Amarillo lligh 31 51 f N Painpa 45 34 lip? Pgimpa 40 43 1 52,5 M0111-1 7l 85 M0010 ta 91 J 'I-XF. pw 1 . 31 49 EQ ? '-.1 1 F1 20 il, QA 115011 iowf r . my lzisi nhowi r ,J MaeArtl1ur 59 I4 31.7 MaeArll1ur 59 20 4 5349 1111115111 111,111 50 15 Qlfr. 1,11w11111 111,111 59 15 QQ:-' 134111101111 34 45 1111111111111 117 45 , 3 Moore lnv. lftth Moore l11v. 8th V ,h , K 1 Midwestern l11v. glll Midwestern l11v. 6th 1 Q 9 wins. 5 losses iii. 6 wins. 8 losses f fx' 51? it 25" :Fi 'iv' R Kiel. fl? wg xii X 1. 11 1 1 it Yi? , ,y15e5' TX- , ,1t1415f:1i1?. ' for . e ii Pi megs?-13:i1s1:1:f 11 fee XJEQ 1 Swimming 105 Doily Routine The Fans Reward tha Hard Work Gymnastics was a grueling sport. Practice started early in the afternoon and lasted until late in the evening several nights a week. The floor routine had to be prac- ticed. one dance step at a time, until it was perfected. One flip could take hours in order to get the timing just rightg one turn could cause a serious knee injury and had to be practiced with great con- eentralion. The balance beam was only four inches wide and a routine on it was quite tricky to learn. First, the gymnast began with the beam on the floor until the routine could be learned without falling off too many times. Then the flip or split had to be practiced - over and over. Then there were the uneven bars, a difficult event to compete 'wk-4 'ii '3- V Team participation did not always mean competition. Karla lilston helps flash floor scores during the Altus lnvilalional. Timed warm-ups before competition gave team members a last chance to work on a vital trick in a routine, Melissa Green pre- pares for a carlwheel to a handstand. 106 Gymnastics in. The gymnast had to have great concentration and know exactly what to do each second. "ln order to compete, we have to do our routine over and over, each and every day," said Debbie Holt. "But it is all worth it in the endf' The practice was evident as the time carrie to compete. The Hooohisi' and Maaahisi' from the crowd rewarded all thc hard work. Team members Karla Elston, Melissa Green, Cara Mowry, and Debbie llolt competed for the high school team that was also made up of several freshmen from thejunior highs. They competed in tourna- ments at Tulsa, Durant and Weatherford. The team also hosted the Altus Invitational where four schools from over the state joined in the competition. ' r i if 6 A TYQQ . We V K V. 525' M T ugh , llvol. l X1 , li 4 N 1 Members of the Girls' Gymnast Team arc: FRONT ROW: Karla Elslon, liehhie Holt, Shandyll Landers, jamie Cole, Mary Cross, Tracey Lea. SECOND ROW: Coach Candy Medluek, Melissa Green, l.o- ry l,ea, Cara Mowry, ,Ioni llarnilton, Tracey Vann, Melanie lbarguen, Coach johnny llaniilton. judges looked for perfect form during rou' tines. Pointed toes and straight knees helped to improve or lower scores. llehhie Holt works on a counter-swing during after school practice. Y' l xi 5 ,..,,,,x by stmyc .. Practice was never finished. Cara Mowry practices her side lunge nn the halanee beam. Q... Sr-ores were kept straight with the help of lahulators. Mrs. Phyllis Cole and Mrs. Roberta Hull explain the learn points for first. second. and third places to Karla lflsltni and llehliie lloll. .XX Gymnastics 107 The Work Pays Off Practice Makes Perfect As signs of warm weather ap- peared, almost every student could be found outside. Students in spring sports started preparing for competition. The girls' tennis team was ex- cited about the year. "We have the potential to do well. Every girl out can playf' said Coach Theresa Campbell. 'losing seven players didnit damper the boys, tennis teamis spirit. This year is going to be a rebuilding year for us. Our goal is to make it to regionals and not worry so much about the little matches," said Coach Don Camp- bell. A new sport, soccer, was added to the program. Soccer started due to increased student interest in the sport. The new team will his , , wrqna Practice makes perfect. Cassie Schell tries to perfect her seven iron stroke while out on the practice range. 108 Spring Sports coached by Joey Gregg with twen- ty-two players. Bobby Sullivan said, "live played soccer since I was four years old and l'm excited about playing for the school nowf, Coach Gregg said, "I feel we have a lot of talent and I expect us to do well. Weire going to try to make it to the regionalsf' Looking forward to a great sea- son was the girls, track team. "We have a great group of upperclass- men. I think this is the best bunch Iive ever hadf' 'Tm optimistic about the pros- pects,', said guys' track coach, Mr. Chuck Roberts. "We have all re- turning scorers. Some of our guys who will lead the team are Keith High, Jeff Bevers, Tim Ray, and Kelly Porter. Our weight event , . V sa.. ---qv-q, guys are Wyndell McClellan, Shane Richardson, and Randy Sto- rey." "Returning girls on the golf team are looking to win confer- ence," said Coach John Ray. 'SAll our good girls are backf' The guys looked forward to a good season also. They worked out in the fall and had some matches then. We've lost some men but we have some seniors with experiencef' said Coach Ray. The boys' baseball team was re- ally excited about the season. Coach Cary Freeman said, "Basically we were a young team last year and have several return- ing starters. We are expecting a good year if everyone works hard and improves throughout the year. Most of the teams in our confer- ence also have several returning starters this season so breaks and desire should determine our suc- cess. 'haf US Y' Q egg' 'Qgv 1 ,W , - may ,,4 ,. :iff -ff ,X ,wtf 'wire I K ' r , i"'--fwargor, -Q" Q -. gi. 77" ..'. r gg gtk . - . . t . W 3 : V fnaffi .sf ' as S ,v ff S ' it f , Q , , K 5 . ' if 4?'?f!Q.,!lg? ' e - ,V 1 M- S Z .tl 4 ., w. .. X, ,asikii ' 45,55 1- A-fafi A 1 . , . .z.,w...ggE,g-2,951-fyggjti H , 1 V, Y ,, tx ,aye . 'Y-" in "f. ' Ya"-. . "fe 'ix ' , fr VV' ' R., yfix n ..w t qts gv.. J, w -.. Qg:g,i"5?',1?l2 1 u fy qi' H fwivi t2,iH,ikf uf lam-LW' ' Q " 19. 1 5 .--S+? ff iw . ' 1 ' .P H' N'-. 'vw' r A three year member of the baseball team, Scott Proctor lunges to catch the baseball while getting ready for the first game of the season. To get the right idea, tennis instructor The- resa Campbell illustrates with Sara Thomas the correct posture when swinging the rack- Cl. it . ?-" 'ii Q sg.. as i i 'ir is Q-Ac... ,,,,,,wN 2 3. """"""'f q. 2' 5 :Q ,. ...H .t ASS' 'Q .- N. X .. 5 . Q.. F K ' ft s i 5 e 3 3 Qin? l sw S f 'Ti 1 To loosen up before practice, track team members Marcie Young and Yvette High jog around the track and discuss the up- coming meet. fi s sis W. ,.. Laflll out . ., N...- YT With a strong backhand, Robert Morey practices for the upcoming match. Robert started the season holding the number one position. y , a -t. .,.. I H1 iff f,"'P' Q . iff Q I . ff- -3, '-I., .f if M 3 'AJS ' ' -g ,bt vuJm?, 4 ,..N..,'.,... ..,,. t 4 if zxwa L t ...IQ . J i Q,--I , t eg, P 1 mf ,igvgs -. -Sf wif. - - f if 3251.35 0 'Q -silt-sg 1,- -.ww Q nw , 0 "i' 6 is - N -. i..1WWLT-VPI' L .A 3 N. j-Qs.: xggif f . N gif- . .4 " ' '-tw' t eff . Soccer, a new sport added to the program, recruited many students. Bobby Sullivan and Samuel Isaacs work on improving their technique. Spring Sports 109 Something For Everyone The usual school sports were loved by all, but what about the sports that school didnit offer? Many students used the bike as a form of exercise and fun. Kris Weber and Tamra Romines com- peted last summer in a bicycle race. g'We entered the Holter than Ilell llundrcd in Wichita Falls, Texas. I rode ten miles and Tamra rode twenty-live milesfi Kris said. Christy llolcomhe bowled every Saturday on the juniorfsenior league at the Town and Country Lanes. "Bowling is fun, and I al- ways challenge myself to become betterf' Christy said. An outdoor activity that gained popularity was rock climbing. Phil Bram climbed at Quartz Mountain and won a trophy for it. HI climb for the fun of it. I like working on hard moves when l have little chance of making it,,, he said. Along with rock climbing, there was also rappelling. Chip Primoli and Tommy Ferenezhalmy rap- pelled at the Wildlife Refuge to gain skills in mountain rescuing. Hlt gives me a feeling of inde- pendence and aeeomplishmentlii Tommy said. Many students danced for the fun of it at parties or dances, while others took classes where they learned performance techniques. Kristi Kidwell started dancing about three years ago when she tried out for Drill Team. She start- ed taking lessons a year later. "I really liked the way Leah Wall, my instructor, dances, and I wanted to dance like her," Kristi said. Along with sports for the body there were also sports for the mind, like karate. Steve York had prac- ticed karate since he was in eighth grade. He had over twenty-one tro- phies and placed first in state and second in nationals two years in a row. 'il also plan to test for my black belt before I graduatef, said Steve. They all loved what they did, even if they didn't want to make a career out of it. Several students look private lessons or classes at night. Kristi Kidwell chose dance classes, where she stretches in a difficult split. Ni. -' jg .gg Bicycle rides offered a good form of ex- With aim and accuracy, Christy Holcombe ereise that was also fun. Tamra Romines strides down the lane hoping to throw a and Kris Weber enjoy an afternoon ride strike. together. 110 Other Sports I gi X" f . ' I . ftp si 3 I .gl 5 f Q iiFfif?i5 iii t'iii iii i5i.?f A t..t Silva Fi' e " of - S . i Si feb if rflaffs .545 it sf .xx. me ,L S aw' 'X if af -Q .. .1 U' , S, A ri 11. . ,v wi Y .. 1 1:1 .. 3 r .if Q w fs- ws ii was Wg: 1 in 'R' , .R K V 5, fs " Q ,, rv si vie' K. .3 . 15, 'Nw Q' i, rf if All ,swf .kk, . Q. ss 55. : -1 wi Rock Climbing proved to be a popular sport with the Quartz Mountains nearby, On a weekend, Phil Bram scales up a sleep in- cline. E The Sooner State Games gave Steve York the opportunity to demonstrate his karate skills. Steve strikes a hook kick to beat his opponent and come in second place. e,Qe'f,Q,i' x 92' 3 Part of the fun of being an Explorer was learning outdoor skills. Tommy lfcrenezhalrny and Chip Primoli rappell down the side of mountain at the Wildlife Refuge. Other Sports 1 11 The Summer Ans Institute at Quartz Mountain provided an opportunity to learn extra skills. Lynda Jones practices the technique of air brushing. af! To raise money for their trip to New York to be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Drill Team sponsored a talent show. Billy Zang sang a song from the musical "Guys and Dolls." 1 12 People . 1 Everyone had a place. The seniors sat down front. the juniors toward the back and the sophomores up in the balcony. which was often referred to as the high chair. While the three classes could easily be defined if one only had to look at where they sal. telling one Bulldog from the other did not prove so easy at out-of-town football games or contests. There it was one for all and all for one. However, differences could be noted among the stu- dent hody. All could not be measured by the same yardsticlc as each individual had his own goals and talents. Brant Liu had the intelligence to be named a National Merit Semilinalist. Kerrie Brinkman had the good character to be named the DAB Good Citizen. and Toinniy Ferenzehalmy had the fortitude to win his lfagle Seoul rank. Others too, won their honors in different ways. reaped their rewards and proceeded to adulthood with memories of becoming their own person in the midst of nearly one thousand other Bulldogs. l' or Mu 3.- Ulgll l'Xl'llilllgI' 5llItlt'lllS MPH' and lil, 'llc niripal Nnpoil. fwiintiel lsaars is UIIIS l'os ,, i if Mt'll'llIlI1'll after landing al 'Nltus greeted ln Mayor Bonnie lllvlllzuluoiu 'nl ol svliools. People I I 3 Seniors Share Their Fears Terrifying Tales Believe it or not, seniors do have fears. Some fears were as harmless as the imagination while others were genuine. Many people learned to overcome their fears, but Jodi Thomas admitted, "When I was little, I used to be afraid that Dracula was going to bite my neck at night so I slept with crosses around my neck." Other fears weren't so easy to overcome. Brian Crabtree said, "I'm afraid of needles." These and other phobias such as fear of snakes, spiders, and the dark were common ones. Now seniors have different kinds of fears -- what will happen after graduation? "I'm scared that once I graduate, things won't seem as safe anymore," said Denise Saucier. Going on to a university or college seemed to be the ultimate fear though. Sharla Kendrix said, "I'm so scared of going to college and getting accepted." But Kelly Roudebush and Shanyn Richardson are just worried about getting to a college out of Altus. No matter what the age is, fears will always abound, especially in seniors. S 1 -.-v-nv--nv+N4g A After twelve years of school, students are always finding a new way to study. Tommy Richeson found it easy with a fnght mask, but he didn't scare his teacher, Mrs. Jolene McLeod, into a better grade. 114 Seniors f M X h -Q..-22-a ,wh . ,Q if Q N? iv k Q it .. WL., Seniors at Last We Finally Made It Endless hours of studying, taking tests, and writing essays was coming to an end. This class of seniors were asked what being a senior meant, and many said it meant graduation and much more respon- sibility. Students pictured big plans and great expectations for their senior year. "I want our team to take regionals in wrestling and I will get my black belt in karatef, said Steve York. Most students agreed to worry less about grades. 4'I,m just going to have fun and not worry as much about my grades," said Wade Douthit. Students who thought their senior year would be a breeze finally realized differently. Jennifer Claborn said, HI didnat expect to still have to work hard, but I do. I just want this year to be my best and most memorable year everf, Whether we go off to college or just stay around home, each of us will remember our high hopes and big dreams. Some we will laugh about and some we will cry about. Whatever the case, students all wanted to have fun. Stephanie Roberson summed it all up by saying, 4'My plans for this year are to make the most of the time I have left with all my friends here and just have funln Patriotism was the theme of the essay in Mrs. Jolene McLeod's English classes. Kerrie Brinkman, Leonel Canisalez, Kim Duffy, and Vicki Bellizzi sing while Tommy Richeson provides visual effects and Ty Wil- leford uses tape cases as cymbals in the "Star Spangled Banner." Applications for military academies were the main con- cem of Troy Workman as he consults with senior counselor, Miss Suzie Hardage. 116 Seniors W I , , is ' . V, ,K . .--n-Q S A , '- . - A W '-.. W W4 L I 'K . I ..., 1.1.1 x . wszsg, .gp H fx r auf gh a X ,ag 1 r . . Q I, I Aw- vi Q. ' I """ " AA 4' ' K'353l!lb,1 dk ' wa' Q -' ? ' 'jfs q , N- e -Wm, WE Q , E 1 LA 'A 1 r, YM SSW if v - r s? Wk M, wif 'zifw f xl V my 1 Antoionette Hawkins Bobby Hawkins Sean Heath Shannon Herbert Joseph Hernandez They Can 't Be Replaced Priceless Treasures Remember when touching something that was someone elseis prized posses- sion, and it brought the response "Don,t touch thatf, lt was that something special that could never be replaced. Shanyn Richardson and Sara Thomas have treasures from tennis camp. Shanyn said, HI have a Dorito bag that this fine guy from tennis camp ate out of. I pinned it to my bulletin board, and it,s been there ever sincef, Saraas treasure is a towel from tennis camp. Katrina Minor said, 'fNotes are treas- ures and a way to keep your memories foreverf, Shelly Goss had a much simpler explanation for her note collection. She said, 6'They,re fun to read and reread." Lockers are a favorite place to display students' treasures. Melissa Jeffries smiles as she explains how her secret sis decorated for her. 1 wgvwmm ff... ...-wM-,.,.. li 2 Shelly, who began collecting when she was in third grade has a dresser full of notes. Neither girl would sell their col- lection. HI could be blackmailedli' said Katrina. Mark Tinney began his collection of baseball cards when he was eight years old. Now he has over 56,000 cards. On the other hand, some treasures are not concrete, like friendships. These are the ones that people attach stronger feel- ings to. "Don't you dare like him, I used to go out with him and you are my friend so you canit do thatlv said Becca Heston when rememl ering the words of friends who think ot going out with your ex- boyfriends. Priceless treasures come in many sorts and fashions, but watch out! Someone might be taking yours right now. A doll collection tops the list of Stacy Spraggins' treasures. Robert Morey looks on as she names the occasion when she received each one. Seniors 1 19 It Captures the Moment Freeze The camera man says, '6Smile! Hold it right therelv The camera clicks and the flash blinds, but it is exciting be- cause getting pictures taken is a big deal to a senior. Randy Marceleno said he was happy to get his senior pictures taken because it made him feel more like a senior. It is one of the first things they do in the year. Some people have a love-hate relationship with pictures. They love them when they turn out good and hate them when they donit look just right. Shanyn Richardson loves pictures. 120 Seniors Frame She said, "his my second most favorite hobby. I like it because it captures the momentf' Some people feel embarrassed or shy about getting their pictures taken. Joan- na Carcia said she also felt worried about how the pictures would turn out. HI always take bad pictures!" she said. Other people just donit like to get their pictures taken. Brian Crabtree said, "The photographer tells you to smile and you always look fake.', But it is beside the point whether they like taking pictures or not. It has to be done. The right outfit is sometimes hard to find. Tammy Higgins tries to fmd the perfect outfit for her senior pictures. Hair is perfect and glasses are straight. Seniors worried about looking perfect for their pictures. As Allen Hol- liday gives instructions, Salvador Roblez puts a smile on his face. V YL - ' .41 . 4 -" Mtv" 2 W ,ff y f ., V S4 fi A J E l I I V6 . 351 I Jr' N 4-f:w..m . o . - . , 0 K i xi 3 v F eel The Squeeze Pocketbook Pressures Seniors must have pictures to give to friends and relatives. Then they have to send announcements out and get their caps and gowns for graduation. For the prom, there are the tuxedos or formal gowns. Oh, and a new outfit for the banquet. And this doesn't include scholarship and acceptance fees for colleges. Being a senior can be very ex- pensive. Sharla Kendrix said that her parents paid for all her senior expenses. But some students aren't that lucky and have to find jobs to help. Tammy Packard said, "It must be nice to have your parents pay for everything. I have to pay my own wayf' She said it helped her to leam responsibility and how to manage her money. Mary Ortega's parents met her half way by helping her pay for her expenses. Mary summed it all up by saying it was worth every penny because it was her last year. The seniors have waited patiently for this year and added up the price, but the good outweighed the money every time. 'Sf gd Class rings are just one expense that seniors face each year. Tammy Packard watches as Kristi Kidwell chooses her ring, Seniors 123 I'II Never Forget When . . Memorable oments Memories met her as she walked into her room. She couldnlt get away from them. The faded corsage tacked on the bulletin board reminded her of the homecoming dance with that special guy. Photo albums filled with pic- tures of games and dances lay open on her desk. No, she couldn't get away from the things that helped create memorable moments. Success was a memorable moment for Kathy Hansen. Ml will never forget when l got all superiors at drill team campfl she said. uMy memorable moment was when we were soph- omores and we won skit and ball decorationsf' said Tammy Packard. Memorable moments embarrassed others. '6One night l was running across the fJ'!McDonaldls parking lot and l fell. lt was so embarrassing. Iill never forget it,,' said Kristi Kidwell. Sometimes the embarrassing things happened to fellow classmates. Steve McClure said his memorable moment was when Jeff Dion fell down the stairs while we were marching around inside the school playingjungle bunny. A memorable moment for Denise Saucier was during her junior year when George Kirby left the top down on his car on the first day of school and it rained. Looking through the yearbook, the girl re- membered all the laughs and all the tears she shared with her friends. Although she would be leaving the school, she would take every mem- ory with her. Memories were kept close to Kim Willis by collecting everything. Pictures, ribbons, newspaper clippings and any- thing else that had a memory on it were on the bulletin board in her room. Krista Shumaker Jeff Sermons Shelley Sharp Lori Shaw Kristn Sheppard Peter Signorelli Marcie Simmons Tracy Simpson Angela Sisk Karen Smades 124 Seniors .. Q, bf' if V f o x. -- 155 'H' Q1 K QQ iw A gg . . y V is I X 4' Ln. rg? xr 5, 5 .v . IW -.6 , W. , I 5 g . al, ' wffi' fl i if.. f "That First Day Was Scary" hildhood Memories It is finally time to graduate, and we worked so hard for this. So why do tears glisten in the comers of eyes and noses suddenly become stuffy? This is the greatest time of our lives! For some of us it began in other places. Audrey Flanagan and I sat in the same kindergarten class in Italy, half way round the world, and didn't know it until our junior year. I came to Altus in first grade and that first day was really scary. I cried, and my teach- er, Mrs. Fennel, gave me a pat on the behind. That was the trick that got me going, and I soon made friends in that class, like Steve York who is still a good friend. Friends are most important for all of us. Karen Smades and I walked in straight lines together - from the water fountain to the lunch room - and back to the classroom. We learned to dance together in junior high. Some of us waited that late for our fu-st kiss. Christmas is a special time in the memories of all seniors, especially for Tom Hughes, whose eyes spar- kled as he awaited Santa Claus. Part of childhood memories includes things like favorite pajamas, roadrunner bedsheets, and Christmas Eve. Tamra Romines is ready for bed, awaiting a visit from Santa Claus wishing she had been good. Marcie Simmons and I yelled together when we finally got to pick the classes we wanted to take. In high school, we washed windows for That Altus Bandg we scared people at the haunted houseg and we sold fundraising tick- ets to everything imaginable. We even sold elevator tickets to the sophomores. I won't forget my first or last pep as- sembly. The drummers marched in, and my heartbeat accelerated and stayed there right through the alma mater. The high school years were definitely the best. We had moved around so much, I never dreamed I would still be here for my senior year. And that goes for many of us who share so many memories from childhood. I'm still a little scared. I don't know if I'm ready for that first big day after graduation. I won't have a first-grade teacher to give me a swat to get me going. Now I know why we're all crying. - Tamra Romines The bright smile and pretty eyes of Karen Smades is still a part of the charm that wins hearts wherever she goes. Seniors 127 They Help Us T 0 Survive illy appenings When friends get together, they can dream up some pretty wild things. A combination of many things caused an ordinary evening to turn into a circus. MOne night Cheeto and I were in a fight, so I stole my mom's car at one in the morning to go and see him,', said Sonja Censman. MAnd guess who came and rang the doorbell about fifty times - my momf, Trina Bryant told us about a wild weekend of hers. 'sTerri Ellis, Jill Storey and I were staying at my house and we decided to follow some guys home to Duke. When we finally made it home, it was real late and we thought that we were in trouble. So when we drove up, we turned the car off and coasted into the driveway. When we stopped, we didnit want to make any During a silly moment, Miss Bulldog, Erin Young, shares treats and a laugh with Dr. Morris Foster during halftime of the football game. Looking silly in jackets and ties along with their shorts and ready to have their pictures taken during enrollment were Todd Willis, Mike Kiehn, and Craig Dixon. 128 Juniors noise so we crawled out the windows. ,I ill crawled out first and ripped her skirt and then I fell on her. My parents were asleep and they still don't know. Pretty sly, huh?,' Silly happenings help us to survive. Although for some people they might be more destructive than not. Renee Fayak said, "One night Shanyn Richardson and I wanted to go to a dance, but neither of us were old enough to drive. So we rolled my parents, car out of the driveway and we couldn't get the wheel to turn. So we decided to put the car back in the driveway, but it wouldnit go over the curb. Our neighbor came out and asked us if we were having trouble. My dad came out and said, 'what are you doing? I had to make up an excusef, Nothing sillier could have been dreamed up by the drama students than Spike Bulldogetti and his sidekick, Dweeb, played by Trey Rustman and Jason Wall. 'Jerry Abbott Paulette Abila Danny Aguero Holly Allan J im Anderson Steve Anderson Fran Armstrong Steve Aument Audrey Avila Elliot Ayers Freddy Baeza Eddie Bales Richard Banda Janet Baxter Dan Bell Norman Berfield Evelyn Besalda Jeff Bevers Ester Billareal .lill Bills Sherry Boling Lisa Bonalewicz Craig Boots Cassandra Boyd Phillip Bram Coreta Branch Dale Brantley James Braun Kelli Braziel Teresa Bridges Kris Briscoe Angela Brown ,Iacquelyn Brown Trina Bryant Tracy Buckskin Jessie Campos Tracey Carrell Lee Carston Veronica Carver Angela Castillo ,Ian Chastain David Claiborne It's an Interesting Experience Brothers and Sisters The teacher called out roll. She came to your name and you knew the dreaded phrase was coming - uDon't you have a brother?H You answered Myesn and shrank down in your seat. Many students had this problem. Being com- pared to an older brother or sister was a fact of life. Tim Case disliked it. He said, "Teachers are always comparing my sister and me. Melissa makes good grades and I don't, so the teachers wonder if I was adopted or somethinglv There are also other disadvantages. Many 4- , H mv., Richard Holcomb asks his sister Christy for help with an algebra problem. "ls this right?" he asks. Rarely seen without each other, twins Jovonia and Joe Fillinger listen intently to their English teacher. 130 Juniors people mistake Bobbie Higgins for her older sister, Tammy. "It,s fun confusing people be- cause we look so much alike, but I hate being called 'Tammy'!" Bobbie said. Then there were ufamily feudsf, Cena Kress and her little sister, Jessica, tried to settle their fights at home. "It,s too hard to live with someone, much less go to school with that person, when you're angry at themf' said Jessica. Some people liked having a sibling at school. ,Iovonia F illinger and her twin Joe were really good friends. "It is really great having him school in case I need some extra money or need someone to talk to because he is alw there to listen. I couldn't do without hir Jovonia said. Markie and Shanyn Richardson liked idea of having each other at school. 'gIt's walking down the hall together and peo realize how close that we aref' said Marl- "Having a sibling at school is an interest experience." 372' , ' 4 .sq- .MA .r Thomas Clendennen Nick Collins Jeri Conrad Chris Coon April Comer Garrett Collingharn Brady Cryer Mickey Cummins Heath Daniels Edward Dennis Trevor Deweese Shanda Dickerson Tom Dickerson Craig Dixon Jennifer Dobek Mark Donalhon David Doornbos Paul Duil Angela Dyer Mike Elkins Kevin Elliot Terri Ellis Karla Elslon Kim Evans Glenn Faske Tommy Ferenczhalmy Joe Fillinger Jovonia Fillinger Jill Fisher Shane Fins Jimmy Flores Regina Foley Cindy Frank Dan Gallagher Tracy Gamble David Garrison Sonja Gensman Charles Genson Crystal Gibbs Ron Gignac Alisha Gildon Lisa Gladney Junzors 131 Those Were the Breaks Casts and rut hes Every year those white, plaster paris casts are seen in the halls, the ones that become such a nuisance to their owners. Sometimes the rea- sons for having a cast can be quite funny. According to Mike Forsyth, 'gl was sitting on top of a truck when the driver suddenly put on the brakes and I fell off and broke my wrist. I hated the cast because it itched and smelled like a dog." Jill Wolfe sprained her ankle in a so-called tennis injury. "We had just won a match and I was so excited that Ijumped up and turned a circle in the air. The only problem was that when I landed, I twisted my anklesf' Even though some injuries happened many years ago, they are still remembered well. 'GI was five years old when I fell down a flight of stairs,', said Cari Stapp. HI had to have my arm in a cast for six weeks and that's a long time for a kindergartenerf, Even though the pain may linger for a while, the humorous memories that go along with the casts will linger for a lifetime. Ai .,,,f..1, f.. Hi, - sf? I ' 'F ..- 132 Juniors f i ,, fZL,1,, , 31? 2 I Walking back from a football assembly. Darrin Gilliam does not allow his broken leg to keep him from activities. Crutches created difficulties for students as they Changed classes. Mike Knam takes his crutches in stride as he goes from the cafeteria back to the main building. Cindy Gonzales Flora Gonzales Gary Goodlow Dean Goss Lori Graham Mike Granger Eddie Gumas Valerie Hackler Tiara Hall Johnny Hamilton Eneth Hancock James Harkins Lana Harris Shelley Harris Aaron Hathaway ,limmy Hawkins Cathy Headley Dawn Hembree Megan Herbert Shannon Heskew Becca Heston Angela Higgs Keith High Yvette High Paul Hill Teresa Hinkle Bruce Hinman Charlie Hofline Christy Holcombe Rex Holding Adam Hopper Steve Honon Sarah Houck Debbie Howell Maurice Johnson Michelle Johnson Tiffani Johnson Amy jones Greg Jones Linda Jones Amy Landers Sandra Lay Jenny Lee Tara Lehr Kenna Leiser Ray Lewis Waiting on Prince Charming T Perfec Date Some dreamed of that special person to walk into their life and sweep them off their feet, but not everybody was waiting on Prince or Prin- cess Charming. Most would settle for what they had, Bobby Littlejohn said, 'Tor my perfect date with Amy Willeford, l would rent a limousine and take her to the best restaurant in townfi Becky Reyes, idea of the perfect date is a little simpler. Wfhe perfect date for me would be if the guy came to the door to get me, met my parents, and told them where we were goingf, Some chose really romantic settings for their perfect dates. HMy perfect date would be going to a candlelight dinner and then dancing to some soft musicf, said Susan Haseltine. Kerrie Brinkman said, 'slid want to go out to the beach 134 Juniors and watch the moon shine over the waterf, Jill Winkler chose a quiet evening also. g'With my guy, l would just want to stay home, watch movies, and cuddle by the fireplace." Other students wished for a perfect person that would make their dreams come true. Toni Eakins said, MA trip to Hawaii for a week with the richest guy in the world would be all right with mef' Doug Starchman said, "l would like to go to Hawaii, but Christie Brinkley is more my typef, According to Kathy Hansen, the perfect date would be without those embar- rassing moments. "All l want is a date without being so embarrassedf' said Hansen. James Harkins summed it up by saying, ul haven't had a perfect date yet, and lim still waitingf, i teal aemewwr- gf -sr Mary Ortega anticipates a perfect date as she puts her makeup on and dresses for the evening. Nancy Hoyle Keith Huckahy Kyle James Kim ,Iarnagin Melissa Jimenez Erica johns Mary jones Stacy Jones Dawn ,louett Kristina Karr Alisha Kegley Mike Kiehn Sherry Liegl Cindy Lobaugh Sandra Lopez Curtis Lyman Cindy Mackey Brent Mahan Q. ,gn- While planning for a special date, David Claiborne walks Erin Young to class, a practice that caused many students to get tardy slips from their teachers. Good manners are essential on the perfect date. Tom Hughes opens the car door for Staci Milner, a gesture not often seen anymore. Juniors 135 o Fun Allowed Torture of Being Grounded When one was a young child and did some- thing wrong, he or she was usually spanked. But at high school age, the punishment was dif- ferent, although it hurt just as much - being grounded. Getting home late, talking back, re- ceiving bad grades, and staying on the phone too long were just some of the reasons parents grounded their teenagers. "I remember when Brad Warren, Nicki Kaseeska, Mike Bryant and l went to the res- ervoir after the prom,', ,Iodi Thomas recalled. "Then l got grounded because nobody knew where we were.', Consequences of being grounded ranged 136 Juniors R . from the use of no phone, no stereo, and no television to even worse torture of no dates and no car. Alisha Kegley said, "I canit even sit in my car, listen to my stereo, or watch televisionlv Krista Schumaker said she gets in trouble for not doing what sheis told. "I get grounded for not cleaning the house, but my parents never stick to it," she said. Denise Saucier had similar problems, but her parents made sure she served the whole time. 'il get grounded for a week for not having my room neat or not having the laundry done. ltis not fairf' she said. Although being grounded was supposed to teach a lesson, sometimes it just didn't work. .M elif? When her parents saw her report card, Angela White was immediately grounded and had to stay home on a Saturday night to do her homework. Because he came home two hours later than he was supposed to, Junior Gonzalez walked to school as a pun- ishment when his parents conliscated his car keys. ,lill Storey said, 66l'vd been getting groundet since sixth grade and I'm still doing the sami thingsf, But no one liked to stay home alone on . Saturday night, so others learned from thei restrictions and didnit commit any more of fenses. "lim never going to stay out late agaii without calling my parents first,', Saucier said "lt,s not worth being grounded for thren weeksf' One thing was for sure. Displeasing onei: parents in any way was asking for those twc dreaded words: "You're groundedlu , I ,,,:. ,U w I ai Wal ,,. 1, J ey.: ,QQ ,171 I M A 'mx , , an waamg' " t. , 'i ' "Q -, Mmm, -2 1 S . : A,-,. , Q V V,.., 3 A :V if -1 ' I lf A M ,,L,g,, W . :, 'fv'?, I JoAnn Maldonado Jennifer Marble Sean Marsh Beverly Martin Kevin Martin Alisa Martinez Brita Mathis Ozel McBride LaDonna McCarley Aaron McClain Wendall McClellan Cindy McConahay Kyle McCoy James McMican Angie Mendiola Dianna Messick Joy Milligan Staci Milner Andy Moore Misty Moore Robert Morrow Matt Muller Jeff Myers Linda Molina Demetra Myles Elana NeeSmith Larry Nelson Nancy Nettleton Booker Newton David Nichols Andrea Ornelas Robbie Ortiz Stacy Padgett Stacy M. Padgett Tiffany Patterson Angela Petty Randell Pinkham Angela Plew John Polk Kelly Porter Robyn Preston Whitney Quarles Juniors 137 Caring and Sharing Friends Make a Difference Special friendships have been formed during school years. Sharing a lunch, figuring out an algebra problem, or fighting over a boyfriend was the element that bound many friendships together, ones that would last a lifetime. It provided memories that students would con- tinue to laugh over, and some to cry over. For instance, friendships began many dif- ferent ways. Karla Elston met her best friend, Melissa Green, in the second grade when her mother was Melissa,s Brownie troop leader. However, most people met their best friends at school, like Michelle Newberry. She said, HI met Tanya Coodnew while trying to figure out an algebra problemf, Friendships had one thing in common. shar- Jeri Rankin David Ray Tim Ray Jason Redeker I ,lon Paul Redelsburger Paul Reed Mary Reyes Betty Richards David Richards Donna Richardson Karen Richardson Markie Richardson Dara Riggs Traci Roberson Marcus Roberson Rosie Roblez Angie Rogers Brandi Rogers 138 Juniors ing. Friends share many things - clothes, food, secrets, boyfriends, girlfriends, every- thing. Bobby Littlejohn and Timmy Pearce shared an interest in "girls,', whereas Shannon Moss and Julie Lee both liked, as Shannon said, 'ghaving funf' Some friends were lucky enough to share classes. Others, like Patricia Frazier, whose best friend, Holly Peyton, went to South- east, didnlt even see their best friend in the halls. Friendship, though, was not measured on the basis of quantity of time spent together, it was rather the quality that was important. Patricia states that, when she did get to see her best friend they, "talked, talked, giggled, and talked some more, and partied of courself' avril -15' X ax If Y ,fTf',,liq W, Assemblies brought all students together and made it pos- sible for friends to sit together. Two such friends, Nancy Nettlelon and Angela Higgs, clap along as the band plays "Louie, Louie." Friends found time to be together despite schedule con- flicts. Karen Richardson and Tammy Greer exchange gos- sip as they walk down the main hall between classes. Tammy Romero Doug Roper Lori Russell Elvira Sakmari Yolanda Sample Ronnie Sanchez Tammy Schaper Robert Schuck Tami Schulz Chris Scott Eric Selvidge Tim Sermons Willie Shaw Tanyanyika Sheely Heather Sherman Joyce Shivers Rose Sisk Raymond Smiley Juniors 139 "I Will Never Do T hal Again" nlearneol Lessons Sentences, demerits and after-school detention caused several problems for some students. Those who received demerits not only got in trouble at school, but they also got in trouble at home with mom or dad. "I got my Iirst five demerits when my boyfriend gave me a ride to the language arts building. I was so embarrassed, but I was also mad,', said Angela Dickenson. Writing sentences caused problems also. Tamra Romines said, g'Never again will I write sentences in Mr. ,Ioe Don Royalis class. I ran out of ink and paper writing sentences like 'I do solemnly swear to spit my chewing gum into the trash receptacle before entering Mr. Hoyal's enjoyable lifth hour chemistry classf U ,Ioelle Ray was anxious to graduate so she could get out of geometry. "Never again will I do another geometry problem. Who cares if the alternate interior angles are congruentf, Some people, like Mickey Cummins, promised to be more careful. Mickey said, g'Never again will I grab hold of a hot wire in electrification class. It,s a shocking experiencef' These people will never forget their memories of their years in high school, or the lessons they learned, or didn,t learn. Caught in the act, but this lime cutting it a little too close is Jennifer Claborn. She stopped before she even got started by Mr. Jack Diltz, attendance director. lllluuusuuy'uunuuuu,-...1, A YV Y i ,T il Open books, busy minds, and erasing sounds could be heard during a chapter lest. Kelli Braziel was seen finishing up the last questions that were not studied for. Candy at school? Trevor Deweese, taking a test in English, tries to concentrate. but somehow gets sidetracked with the sucker in his hand. 140 Juniors Q.. ,ft - -f" 1 5, 'VW 'M-4' 'ny l Jennifer Wooldridge Dawn Wootton Erin Young Marcie Young Sonya Young Denise Smith Leon Smith Shalene Sokolyk Brian Soliz Tim Sollis Kristi Southall Debbie Spalding Cari Stapp ,Ian Stecklow Lynette Sterner Trease Steward Tammy Stonebarger Jill Storey Yolanda Sustaita Cindy Taff Miko Tasker Frenetta Tate Matt Taylor Sabrina Tell Lonnie Terbush Cornelius Terry Sara Thomas Tammy Thomas Loryn Tolbert Pam Truitt Tommy Uptergrove Wendi Vaughn Brian Watson Kim Watson Malcolm West Marcus West Geela Whetstine Sheila Whitson Kim Wiles Opal Williams Tammy Williams Todd Willis John Wilson Shawn Wilson David Winfrey Jason Winters Angela Womack 142 Sophomores Denled bumpers and fenders worried many students like Richard Stevenson who casts a sad look at his bumper after ' Insurance forms are just one ofthe headaches attached with a wreck Tami Schulz found that out after her wreck. Nh.. A l Suzetle Abbott Charles Adams John Allen Kristin Almassy Somchai Antoniewicz JoAnn Amendairiz Charles Azlin Shawn Bagley Benny Barker ,Ioby Barnes Veronica Barrera Jessie Basaldua Jennifer Bass Kim Behrens Yolanda Bennett Kerri Bentley Ryan Biggs Donna Bonalewicz D B Crash! Bang! Boom! Fender Benders Familiar sounds of screeching tires and the grinding of cold metal on the pavement have filled many ears of high school students. Several students have been in a wreck, some more than others. Stacy Spraggins, for instance, had been in four between March and July. Kelley Roudebush had also been in more than one wreck. Kelley explains her first one, HI was late getting home because I had lost track of time. I was flying down this cement road, and out of nowhere starts gravel. l hit a hole in the ground and my car went flying and did a couple of cartwheelsf' Stacy's first wreck was similar. UI just flipped it, that's all I rememberlw said Stacy. A dented door was the only damage when Jill Winkler was distracted for a second while talking to a friend. She sideswiped a pole at Mazzio's. Steve McClure said he banged up his car while going really fast. MI tried to turn a corner and slid up on the curb." Brian Crabtree "passed out or something and just went off the road and hit the bridge over by Tamerack Apartmentsf, Most people come out of these accidents with minor cuts and scrapes. Brian came out a little worse though. He remembers, "I had a big gash in my mouth, had to have stitches, broke my jaw, and almost broke my nosef, He also had a bruise on his chest from hitting the steering wheel. Although theyive had accidents, they all say that they are good drivers. Stacy is quick to defend herself by saying, g'Contrary to popular belief, I do not drive worse than Kelley Roudebushlw Matt Bowersox Bill Breuer Bryan Briscoe Christine Brown Danny Buchanan Clinton Bunch Lee Burchette ,Ioe Don Burke Michelle Burke James Bumett Rick Burr Sholanda Burris Pat Campbell Randy Campos Terry Canedo ,lon Carrison Julie Castillo Blake Charles Sophomores 143 Jon Chiappe Deanna Chronister Sandy Clifford Wade Collier Dustin Copeland Jimmy Coulombe Bryan Crocker Kelley Crocker Brian Dalton Gina Darnell Kathy Davenport Candace Davis Michael Dean Curtis DePalma Tracy Devenport Angela Dickenson James Dickerson Jennifer Diltz My Nickname Helps Keep It Straight Whafs in a ame "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet," so Shakespeare said. But names were very important to some people and confusing to others, like having the same first name. "I've gotten to where if anyone calls my name ljust ignore it until they come up to me because if I answer the call itis usually not for me," said Steve Anderson. Always being known by your last name can be annoying. Jill Wolfe said, nl have to write my last name on everything I do or nobody will know who l amf' Having the same name as several other peo- ple can also cause some pretty embarrassing 144 Sophomores moments. "What is really embarrassing is when someone yells Jason and they wave, then l wave back. Then it turns out that they were waving at the Jason behind me,', said Jason Redeker. Nicknames helped to separate the Cindys in basketball. 'LEveryone gave me the nickname 'Smurf' because there are two of us, so my nickname helps to keep it straightf' said Cindy Taff. Of course, having the same name as several other people is annoying, but not everyone can have a name nobody has ever heard of like Joelle Ray. 4,-1 X. J, tw. .t 4, , H.p Tiinxf- Jill Who? It is Jill Bills, Jill Winkler, Jill Storey, Jill Fishe and Jill Wolfe together at the same place and at the san time. K I , ai, 5 A Carol Dougherty Misty Doughten Tobias Douglas Kelley Douthit Jennifer Dudash Julie Duncan Katrina Durrough Toni Eakins Ashley Edgerson Kevin English Ashley Evans Bruce Everett Collin Fagan Jim Fanjoy Martha Faske Thomas Flood Angela Flores Joel Flores 5 Y'-355 55512 .,' '. Mark Morey's fifth hour English class showed an Cellent example of people sharing the same name. There 2 two Jasons, two Steves and four Cindys in the same ur. -nxt-Q-.pu-.., Sophomores 145 Patricia Frazier Perfeclo Garcia Chel Garrison Kim George David Gibson .lennifer Gipson Sandra Gloria Irene Gonzales Olga Gonzales Junior Gonzales Tanya Goodnew Ronda Goss Shelly Goss Toni Granl Melissa Green Cindy Guerra Charles Gunn Libby Hansen Teresa Hardison Kim Harris Susan Haselline Demelris Hawkins Glennetle Hawkins Jennifer Hayes Tana Hendrix Mary Hernandez Edward Herrera Leslie Higdon Bobbie Higgins Montez High Regina High Missy Hilden Richard Holcombe Gerald Holland Debbie Holt Ken Hopkins ,lohn Hoppman Annie Hopp Sherrie House Mark Howelh jeff Hron Mia Huerta 146 Sophomores arly feeding and grooming caused Tara l.ehr to rise before ie sun in the morning to tend to her FFA project. :gpg Qs. as Up Before the Sun R'se and Shine One of the hardest jobs of the day came before sunrise - getting up! "0hl I can't get upl I'm so tired! Why me?,' This became a popular groan for students who had jobs or activities that caused them to get up early in the morning. Swim students crawled out of bed at the crack of dawn. HWhen I get up at five-thirty, I think of all my friends who are in bed, but in the end all the hard work and getting up early is worth it," said Susan Haseltine. Attitude played a big part in how well stu- dents coped with getting up in the morning. Mark Alewine said, MI like the extra band practice I get, and besides, if I wake up on the wrong side of the bed, I always have time to get things going right. I get up at six with the attitude that Cod has given me another day to live and I want it to be as long as possible." 1 3 is lu-1 M ft as 'H if if ,K I as ffl. .ts i y I X I I . . ry. l Crystal Hughes Lavelle lshcomer Andy James Bobby james Most students slept as long as they could while trying not to be late. "I just can,t make it to school on timef, said Mike Forsyth. 'SHOW do they expect me to make it to school by eight- thirty, when I had just gotten home from work a few hours beforef' Ray Lewis said he hated getting up to catch the early bus to school. '6Being a yearbook photographer has its disadvantages like having to get up early. But it also has its advantages - like riding on the cheerleaders, bus to the games." Those who work while everyone else is sleep- ing envy those who get to stay in bed. Billy Braun said, 4'While everyone else is asleep on Saturday morning, I have to get up and go to work. ltfs really rough when I'm tired, but I think of the money." David Smith gets up earlier than most to go to work before school at the radio station. Rise and shine, the call that many came to dread, came early for band members whose practices started at 7:00 a.m., often in the cold. Sophomores 147 Cash For the Good Times aising oney 917 "Oh - come on. ,lust buy one. Please. These were familiar words said by anyone who had helped with a fundraiser. Fundraisers were held throughout the year. The junior class held a chili-bean supper to raise money for the junior-senior prom. The Band sponsored a Haunted House for their trip to Kentucky. The Drill Team held a talent show to raise money for the officers' trip to New York. The child-care students sold candy bars, the DECA students sold Wseniori' sweatshirts. and the ICE students sold ceramic can- dleholders in order to go to contest. 'AI sold a lot of candleholders, but I sold more ceramic Bulldogs than anything else. I guess that shows Bulldog spirit," said Theda Wil- liams, an ICE student. 9 f? f r g E. After watching jailees for hours on end, tired feet were not uncommon. Susan Haseltine and Ashley Evans worked at the Lettermanis Carnival to help raise money for letter jackets. No, the Texas Chainsaw murderer has not moved to Okla- homa. Actually. it is Chris Mozingo working at That Altus Bandis Haunted House with Cindy Frank. 148 Sophomores Other fundraisers were also held. The Let- tcrmen's Club sold raffle tickets for their Hal- loween Carnival to raise money for letter jack- ets, Students were able to get their letterjackets at a special reduced price through the club. The French and Spanish clubs sold posters and stickers to raise money for foreign language scholarships. Varsity choir sold fruit in order to raise money for their trip to Missouri. "The hardest part of selling items is making sure all the money is collectedf' said Tami Schulz. a varsity choir member. The best place to sell something was at school. 'GI always buy something from my friends because I like to help support the school," said Melissa Green. Midnight caught Shannon Herbert and Stacy Spragg slacking boxes in the vocal music room after their ft draising order of fruit was delivered. 3 0 Qaida . I ttit ..e Mark John Jeremy Johnson Dawn Jones Tina Jones ,lay Jordan Robyn Kaseeska Brandon Kasl Melissa Kendrix Melanie Kerng Belinda Kilgore Kevin Kirby Darren Kisller Mike Knam Jessica Kress jason Kruska Doug LaBelle Duane Lankford Ginnie Lawson Carolyn Lee Julie Lee Arlondo Lee julie Levchik LaDonna Leylon Jeri Lillard Alex Linares Bobby Lilllejohn Stacy Lollis Craig Lonjin Santiago Lopez Andrea Loudakis Jimmy Lovell Amanda Lowey Lara Maeslas Brad Mahan Anton Mak Mike Malesic Tina Manglona James Manslield Kevin Marple Tracy Marple Gloria Martinez Victor Martinez Sophomores 149 Shane Mays Chris Mazza ji-nnilcr Mcflonahay Susan Mcflonville Michelle Mcllec Courlney McKz-avi-r llawu Mcdciros Amy Mcsserly Mike Milcs Katrina Minor Mike Mira-les Kathy Morrow Shannon Moss julie Moulton Cara Mowry Chris Moniugo Stephanie Mullican lirian Nccse P 4 fs ot All Fun and Games Willing to ork The school be-ll rang, but the day did not end for some students, the working ones. After school, they usually ran home, got a quick bite to eat, changed, and they were out the door again on their way to work. Working student Karen Smadcs said, "When l get home, I sit down with a Coke and catch 'llivorcc Court' on 'l'.V. Then l change and lim off into the mean working worldf, Another working student Nicki Kasecska said, "Right after school l go to work, l get off around 5 p.m. and then l go home, eat dinner, and then l do my homework or studyf' "Tin the llip side there are the laid back students. 'l'heir after-school schedule included coming home, linding some potato chips and watching the all important reruns of "Laverne and Shirley." Brandi Rogers said, "When l get home from school, l usually do some homework or talk on the phonef, jodi 'l'homas who also 1 SO Sophomores doesn't work said, "l go home, watch T.V., then l do my homework and study. Then l either go to the gym or go jogging, or my boyfriend comes to see me." The reasons behind working are different. Some students work so they can have extra money or money for gas. Susan Faske said, "My job pays very well. This enabled me to buy a car and pay it off." Markie Richardson said, "l've saved almost all of my money. I'm trying to get a niee ear. Sometimes l won't have any money when l need it because l've put it all in the bank!" Karen Smades said, "lf l had a choice l probably wouldnit work, but l'd rather work than hike." Y Not many students wcrc lucky enough to work in an office. Kim Duffy sorts checks as a part olihcrjob at the First Stale llank. 'Qs f... . v ii 1 As a part of her job nl Movielund, Kelly Roudehush relurns movies lo their proper plum- annong lhe hunilrf-ds of se- lei-tions. Cherenzi NeeSrniIh Seotl Neighbors Michelle Newherry ,lami Nieewander ,lay Nolzin Shannon Nordrnun Billy Norlon ludy Norton Mivhelle Norton Dave Noyd Eugene Ogleshy jllll Olds Steve Owens Tinnny llearee Alyn Pearis Maria Peniza jesse Phillips Robert Pierce Sleve Anderson 1-heeks lhe projeclor. om of his many jobs al the Cinema lhealcr. Olher lusks whnh hx pf. rforlns ineludc serving eusloniers al the liekel offif 1 and snark hir Sophomores 151 From fat lo skinny was always on the girls' minds. Por- traying the fat lady th the skit against the Tigers, Becca Heston tears into a beefjerky trying to gain her weight back. Along with the cheers and excitement, junk food could be found. Craig Niblett, Don Cope, Mike Zawicki, and Steve Hall stand to root the Bulldogs on to a victory. RG Chad Polley Leslie Preast Cary Prince Shane Quinn Laurie Raleigh Becky Reyes Kelly Richards Lavetla Richardson Marshannon Richardson Billy Roark Joe Robertson Robert Roblez Carlos Rodriquiz Shelley Rogers Steven Roppollo Tammy Ruddock Kevin Rushing Gretchen Russell 152 Sophomores Concentration was an important part in yearbook work- shops, but never too mind boggling to take time out for a break. Elvira Sakmari and Nicki Kaseeska munch on some chips during a recess of the class. f. .Q wi - .V .f R 'l,...-sf .. as ,fr pv 'G I 5 me i unk Food Mothers everywhere repeat this familiar say- ing: g'You need to eat something healthy for a change." Classes in nutrition taught the same thing, but for some reason, students didn't listen. They preferred their junk food. Kristi Bennett could always be seen with some kind of junk food in her hands. "I donit have time to eat anything healthy, lim in too big of a hurryf' said Bennett. Other people had time to eat something nu- tritious, but they just didn't want to take the time. 'al have lots of time to eat, but lim just too lazy to take the time to fix it,', said Shellie Whorton. Pizza, hamburgers, and pop were only a few of those junk food favorites. ul eat pizza at least three times a week," said Terri Ellis. X mfg: A Daily Habit HDominoes, this is Bobof, said Brian Bobo. This was a quote heard during a skit featuring the players and their dreams, a skit about junk food, a regular dayis diet. Wherever students looked they could always find someone, somewhere, whether in class or at home, with some kind of junk food in his hands. 'gl want an order of pickleos and a medium cherry lime Sprite with a lid from Sonic. At least once a week I crave that and can't wait to taste it,', said Becca Heston. Sonic was a main hangout, not only on the weekends but during the week to get a studentis favorite non-nutritional foods. Let's face it, junk food was an important part of a student's daily unbalanced eating habits. Jeremy Sabin Craig Sanchez Eric Sanchez Penny Sanchez Sherrie Saucier ,lim Scales Chuck Searle Ken Scarle Sandy Schartung Cassie Schell Doug Sevedge Tara Shade Jana Shelton Craig Shewtchenko Renee Simon John Sipes Aaron Smith Chris Smith Sophomores 153 jamie Smith Wesley Smith jill Spalding Doug Slarehnian Kelly Starwalt josh Steele Audra Steen Robert Steward Kenneth Stone llezilher Stovin jennifer Stryniinski Lori Sturdevent ,lim 'llisker Dehhie Tate Lorrie Tewell Seott Thoinais Veronieai Trevino Nathan Tsosie Mitch Turner Tanya Underwood Trziey Valdez Gary Walker Greg Walker 'lizinnny Walker LaChella Walton Justin Watt Marilyn Weigel Dina West Angela White james While Jason Whiting Keith Wiginlon Malindai Wille Tony Williams Brian Willis Dee Dee Willis ,lulie Wilson Miehelle Wolfe Aziron Woniaek jason Woniaek Put Wootton Gabrielle Yorn I 54 Sophomores .fw , H, ff" 1 xhyp, 4, Q , 'tudents wrote notes in eaeh other's loekers because they itln'l see eat-li other wry often. Ilrandy Rogers writes a nte to her friend between elasses. 'E Q..--'?'t ts... K , ,, .fff ff I 'Lif 'M I ,- I ',,f'f-ig fe? ' f' .1- "Has the Art Been Maslered.?" Passing ote With a quiek lliek ofthe wrist, the white pieee of paper flew aeross the room to the awaiting person who just had to know the latest gossip. The art of passing notes without getting eaught had been developed. Kim Ilarris passed hers either from person to person or under the desks. While Dawn Ilembree said. "I drop a book and easually put it in their purse. or I put it in their folder." Not only were the passing styles different. but also the reasons for writing them. IJawn's reason was that they were fun to write and not get caught by the teachers. Shannon Nordman Kenneth Young Billy lang Kevin lender said, HI write notes if I'm bored or if I've got something important to tell someone, and I don't have time to talk." The only drawliaek to writing and passing notes is getting eaught. "lVlrs. lVIeI,eod caught me passing a note to Nieki Kaseeska in class about ,lodi Thomas' surprise birthday party. She was going to read it aloud, but I had to talk her out of it beeanse ,lodi sat right behind Niekif' said Karen Smades. Notes that were eaught were often either read out loud or hung up for the whole sehool to readl Notes were frequently passed from person to person aeross the room. ,lim Anderson passes a note to Tom Iliekerson for another student while still eoneentrating on his homework. 'I'he intereeptinn of notes hy teaehers was not an uneommon oeeurrenee. Mrs. Virginia 'I'homas eolleets a note from Mike l'urnell and Stephanie Austin in lfnglish elass. Sophomores 155 In the Blink of an Eye From Sophomore to Senior The sophomore rushed around the house. He searched for the perfect thing to wear. lt was the first day of school and he couldn't be late. For the first time in his life, he was early, but he had to wait on his mother for a ride to school. The first year of high school proved quite an experience for most sophomores. "I enjoy be- ing a sophomore, but it will probably be my hardest year. Trying to find all my classes, not forgetting my combination, and trying to be accepted are the big problems," said Amanda Lowey. Heather Stover protested that the HSophomores get the crummy lockersf, On the other hand, students like Tina Jones said, 'elf you do something wrong you have an excuse. Just say 'lim a sophomore, and they will un- derstandf' Exactly one year later, the junior drove his old car to school. lt was the year of drivers' licenses and lirst jobs and first cars. "The junior year is the hardestf' said Christy Holcombe. "You take the most difficult courses that year. You are looked up to by the soph- omores, but still looked down on by the seniors. Nothing's new like when you were a sophomore, and you don,t have the excitement of being a seniorf, ACT and SAT tests worried most juniors. For the first time, it dawned on them that college was not far off, but the senior year, the last one, was yet to come. Seniors liked being seniors. Some knew that it would be a short year and looked forward to college and leaving home. Some looked forward to being adults and responsible for their own actions. Lorien Williams said, "Now that llm a senior and enjoying all the benefits and at- tention, I'm really living it up. But you have to be perfect in the eyes of the sophomores, oth- erwise you get no respect." Don Cope thought being a senior was a great feeling. He said, "lt's going by too fastf' Russell Beatty said, 4'High school in essence has been fun, but now, know- ing that l don,t have another year to depend on is scary. l mean, I better grow up in a hurry." The hardest part of being a senior, most agreed, was the senior research paper. Some felt that the sophomores had the best seats, because they could see better in the balcony. Others did not like it because of the nickname that went along with it. "The llighchairf' Sophomores give their all to win "Battle Cry." The choice of which college or university to attend troubled many seniors. Ms. Suzie Hardage assists Yvette Castillo with her decision. 156 Special People SZ er. l VI 'E :i?i1ffE.ZlT""' 3' L . 1-fe ff .. 5? Wig, No license meant no driving. Sophomores fared with this problem usually solved it by having their mother pielz them up. ,lcnnifvr Diltz and Tracey Marple jump into ,lennifvr's Monfs var. gf . - -Q K . 2 'l rf' 515: Q 4 gy yt . . Q A K' ra? 1 45 f was F A 4 1' X, . 4' ' W gg S Vtkiz 'www' ,,,,i . If VI I V .A Q' ' Y s 224 r ' W g 1 3 0 " I , , Q N, f an Graduation requirements often plaecd seniors in a Class tjlled with sophomores. ln government Class. seniors sit with the sophomores to receive their credits. Nightmares for many seniors invludv the resvareli paper in English. Steve- llarris and Melissa Aeheson wvlrome help from Mrs. Donna Smith. As seniors sit back and wait for their chancf' to win "Buttle Cryf' the juniors give their best yells. x Few juniors saw a new Car awaiting them. Instead many found a used car sitting in thc driveway. Lynette Slvrner enjoys the car shi' bought with ilu- money she' earns. Special People 157 Easy access to the Eula B. Peterson Auditorium became possible with the construction of a ramp for the hand- ieappcd, Dr. Morris Foster visits with Mickey Cummins before an assembly. Concerns of the school board were geared toward improving facilities for the young people of Altus. Dr. Morris Foster and Mrs. Ellen Yates confer before a board meeting. rin i' lg 'R 1 sk X I'-fe Of special concern to board members is a financially sound base for the school system. Harold Spencer examines the financial statements before the meeting convenes. Members of the school board are SEATED: Mr. Lorin Winters, Dr. Bennett Wray, and Mr. Harold Spencer. BACK ROW: Dr. Ronny Kiehn, Dr. Morris Foster, su- perintendent, and Mrs. Ellen Yates. 158 Board of Education Board ITIPIIIIJQI' Dr Ronny Kiehn takes a brt ak from in the Shortgrass Basketball Tournament innin Team The mission of the School Board could have been capsuled in one message: the very best education for each and every student in the system. While cutbacks in state funds ham- pered the operation of schools in other districts, Altus Schools continued to build and expand its programs. Every building received an addition to its facilities in the past year, while the main build- ing at the high ovation with all school underwent major ren- new offices ready at the be- ginning of the school year. After the dust cleared from the carpenters, the staff moved in and were delighted with the pleasant decor provided for them. X Students benefited from expanded and new programs during the year. The School Board voted to establish a soccer program in response to students' requests. One hundred and ten different courses were offered for the tenth through twelfth grades, and because of the all- around curriculum, Altus was chosen outstand- ing in the state two out of the last four years. With an increase in graduation requirements, American College Test scores surpassed the national and state averages. On the Metro- politan Achievement Tests, students scored above the 50th percentile in all grade levels. Tenth graders scored above the 80th percentile on the writing assessment tests. All were ac- complishments the School Board, the admin- istration, and faculty referred to with pride. Members of the School Board were often seen in the halls or in the cafeteria of the various schools. Few students realized who it was that worked behind the scenes on their behalf and made the decisions for their ed- ucation: the very best for each and every stu- dent in the system. 33 11 ,3 "2 .. ' I ,NL I Members regularly visited the schools in order to make better decisions. Dr. Bennett Wray enjoys eating with students in the cafeteria. llome economics students enlisted the aid of Mr. l.orin Winters in identifying the correct name for cooking utensils. Mr. Winters admits he cooks and his score compared favorably with those of Michelle Mcl.aughlin, Nicole Can- trell, and Dawn Wootton. Board 0fEducati0n 159 ime for tudents "It's How Much You Care" When the bells at Altus Schools rang and students boarded buses or climbed into ears heading home, it signaled the end of a school day for them. But for Dr. Morris Foster, su- perintendent of schools, the day was not over. Al times, il had only just begun. ln addition to his regular office duties, Dr. lfoster made it a point to be in a classroom or in a lunehroom or on a school ground almost everyday. Seniors remembered meeting him when they were in kindergarten and first grade. lle knew many of his students, names and would stop to talk or shake a hand. Those were special moments for students to eherisli, and several shared their memories. Ml remember Dr. Foster all the way baek to grade sehool and he always knew me by name. lle would stop and talk to me wherever it was,', said jill Winkler. "Dr, Foster always came to grade school and was so friendly. He would eome and eat lunch with us. ln junior high, l remember onee he told me to be proud of my Secretaries for the Board of Education are SEATED: Mrs. Marian Wood, Ms. Kathy Crawford. STANDING: Mrs. l.illian Bell, Mrs. Pat jaeks. and Mrs. Karen San:-hex. Audio-visual films and supplies are the speeialty of Mrs. Marilyn Buek, while Charles Jeffries, sehool psyehologist, administers tests for Altus students. 160 Board Qf'Ea'ucaIi0n height he was proud of his heightf, said Marsha Taylor. Tammy Packard said, MWhenever l do something, he tells me that live done a good job. It really makes me proud to know he even remembers mef, After school, Dr. Foster appeared at the football games, basketball games, wrestling and tennis matches, the all-school production, an arts show, and many, many other school fune- tions. Still, time was left for school board meetings and normal duties in administering to the needs of 4700 students, and the Board of Education offices ran smoothly. One of the reasons it did was a staff who worked hard to fill the requests of teachers, students, and parents of the school system. lt was a staff that was always glad to help and assisted everyone with a smile - a staff that Dr. Foster pointed to with pride. Assistant superintendent Mr. ,lohn Bur-k directs the pur- chasing for the school system and sees to the transportation for students. jf' , ,sg ss, Public- relations direetor Mrs. Virginia 'fhomas writes and photographs the Altus school news for the loeal media, and she teaehes senior and gifted linglish at the high sehool. 5'- ,.,...-ef F"- .f ,an-f,'I 1' .- .--ff, E t ':::T'v x M l 'II'-H' ,il oe - f4"" :PK T ' t a ll 63: ' vw. . Curriculum coordinator Mr. John McLeod sets up new programs for the classroom and arranges textbook selection and workshops for teachers. Quality education rernznns a matter of high priority for Dr. Morris Foster, superintendent of schools. A sign in his office reads, "People do not care how much you know . . . until they know how much you care," and reflects his attitude toward his students. Patrons ofthe school system are greeted in the main office with a smile from Mrs. Theresa Hoehnc, secretary to Dr, Morris Foster. Her other duties include personnel and payroll. X Financial clerk Mrs. Bel Trcece oversees the accounts for the school system and serves as clerk for the School Board. Excessive absences from school get special attention from Mrs. Geneva Flew, attendance director. Board 0fEducali0n 161 After many ye-airs of sc-rvicfv. Mr. lronard Sc-all rm-Iirz-s. HP The juli of he-ing sc-vrmzlry to Ihr' principal. Mr. Mil explains lhv nmny jobs as alhlelif' dircclor lo his re- Copvland. is nol il small one. Mrs. linlmbif- Earls fill placement, Mr. lhirxis Colm-. lransvripls ul Ihr' school. one of he-r :nanny tasks. Alhlvlic sclivdulcs lill nluvh of the' day for Mrs. Kam-n Bryce. secrvlury lo Ihr' zillllmic dircclor. Anolhvr of hvr rc-sponsibililivs im-luclvs c'ollc'c'ling lunch lIl0llQ'y in lhv cal- vlvria. K 'E Q. 1 Us . .Q +12 A iii? i R f' , Q ,..-P ,.,..-f,- Mid-svlnvslvr l!'2lllSli'!'S invluilr' Mr. Roy l.znnur who moves lu Norllivusl junior lligh as prinvipal aflcr Chrislnms hrvak. Ile- served as assistant prinvipal and vounsvlor ul lhv high svhool for l6V2 ya-airs. l'roucl of all his slmlc-nls. zilnmsl in lhuusand this yi-ar. and llwir lllklllf di'l'UlIIllll5llIlll'Ill5. Mr, Mike- Cope-lzilul looks luuvk upon ai 51-an' vu-II rlmn: 162 Administration WS, .1 Al iNt,E Aw ,, M2414 "f'rf4:'i :f New Looks at Familiar Faces The scent of fresh paint, the bright blue of the new carpet, and spacious remodeled offices greeted the high school administration and sec- retaries on their return in August. The re- modeling remained a source of pride to eve- ryone, including the students. The students were the reason for the hustle and bustle and the smiles from those who worked in the office. lf a student needed his transcript, he knew he could find a smile with the help he received. If there were a problem with a class, he would lind a friendly ear. If his locker jammed and he was late for class, he knew it would be understood by Principal Mike Copeland, Assistant Principal Roy Lamar, and Attendance Director ,lack Diltz. Without the secretaries, neither the admin- 1 .11 ff Walkie Talkies, unexplainable absences and blue slips are all a part of the attendance directoris job. Mr. ,lack Diltz looks over the absences for the day. Enrollment cards haw to be kept in order. As secrctzny to the attendance director, Mrs. Phyllis Cole reliles the cards for the day. istration, nor the students, nor the teachers functioned well. Their normal secretarial duties were supplemented by many others, such as nurse when someone was ill, peacemaker when one came in angry, collector of lost and found articles, seamstress when needle and thread were needed, and the list goes on and on. Very important to the students were the counselors. They could be depended upon for schedule changes, a box oftissue when the tears flowed, an encouraging word when problems arose, and special treatment for new students. Personnel changes were made at mid- semester. Mr. Roy Lamar transferred to North- east ,Iunior High as principal, and Mr. Darvis Cole, replaced Leonard Scalf, who retired, as athletic director. Not only did counselors help students with their problems but they also made college decisions easier. Counselors are Ms. Suzie llardage. Coach J. D. ,loltnson. and Mrs. Petra Chavarria. Administration 163 Collecting More Than Exams Teachers, Trivia Teachers proved to be the best people for collecting things. Their desks overflowed with papers. Their bookshelves held texts dating back to the Stone Age. Their closets ran over with a collection of material that they just could not get rid of. If asked if they ever threw anything away, they would usually say "no.,, In addition to their usual collection of paraphenalia, a few teachers collected and dis- played unusual items. Then, there were those who dared to display those items. The collection usually depicted something about the person- ality of its owner. For instance, Mrs. Donna Smith said, "As a child, I loved fairy tales. The unicorn is prev- alent in such imaginary stories. Now I ap- preciate it as a literary symbol. It is mentioned in many of the myths and authors refer to them in modern literature, toof' Students also noticed the added touch a few posters made. 6'Mrs. Smith decorates the room with her unicorn posters and it adds a nice touch. She really likes them,', said Marsha Taylor. Another member of the faculty, Mr. Mark Morey, collected Mickey Mouse novelties. The Plaques displayed in Mr. Maurice King's drama room demonstrate his pride in the ability of his students. Decorated walls catch the attention of students as they walk into the classroom of Mrs, Donna Smith. She adds a new unicorn poster, her favorite collector's item. 164 Faculty students loved it. An ordinary day would be turned into a "funn one just by going into his junior English class and seeing him with his Mickey Mouse hat on. Mr. Morey said, 'gl bought some toys for my son, Robert, when he was two or three, and we both enjoyed his Mickey Mouse train as well as a wind-up- Mickeyf' Mr. Morey displayed his collection on the walls and over the chalkboard and it was fun for students to bring him a new Mickey Mouse to add to his collection. '6You can see my students asking, 'What kind of nut is this?' It is fun to watch their reactions during the first week of the school yearf, Mr. Maurice King displayed plaques from his musicals collected during the years. It is some- thing he pointed to with pride to beginning drama students. Each one held a special mem- ory and was irreplaceable. Mr. Kenneth Cox kept a file with a program from each musical. It was easy for him to check who was in a par- ticular play and what costumes were used. Mr. Cox impressed the Yearbook staff with his collection of Yearbooks. He said, "I have a Yearbook from every year I have taught in the Altus Schools. I have quite a collection now.', Not many dull moments were experienced in Mr. Mai Morey's English classes as he demonstrated the proper wa to play his Mickey Mouse guitar. 1,4 "-15.55 X Z "-.. , ,, -Wm. "it -i "" ,M ii., 2, y , .rbi M W' W .tg .i . wma 'N ' ' ' '51 wt . jf Gayle Abernathy, Algebra, Computer Lit. Ron Babione, Government, Wrestling. Robert Bostic, American History, Black History, World History. Sharon Breuer, Allied Health Careers. Barbara Brinkman, English. Rick Bull, Ofiice Procedures. Terry Byrd, Marketing Education. Don Campbell, Biology, Boys' Tennis. Theresa Campbell, French, Girls, Tennis. Joyce Chisum, Typing, Pre- Algebra. Pat Coffey, Home Economics, Fashion Sewing, Marriage and Family, Food and Nutrition. Darvis Cole, Football, Health and Safety, General Science. Kenneth Cox, Voice, Concert Choir, Varsity Choir, Piano Lab. Sam Craig, High School Band. Ruth Ann Cross, Special Education. Brent Cummins, American History, Boys! Basketball. Craig Cummins, Business Math, Keyboarding, General Business, Girls' Basketball. Doug Dalton, Art, Government. Dana Darby, Algebra. Nancy Evans, Biology, Earth Science. Bruce Farquar, Vocational Agriculture, Farm Shop. Sandra Foster, Algebra, Geometry. Gary Freeman, Consumer Math, Geometry, Baseball. Sally George, ACTV, Newspaper, Journalism, Cheerleaders. Chuck Goodwin, Building Trades. John Hamilton, Gymnastics. Joe Harkins, Electrification. Clester Harrington, Driver's Education, Government, Boys' Basketball. Larry Harris, High School Band. Mark Haught, Girls' Basketball, Girls' Track. Roberta Holt, Algebra, Math Analysis, Bill Hoyt, Driver's Education. Anna Jackson, Child Care. Darlene Johnson, Geometry, Trigonometry. Walter Johnson, Earth Science, Health and Safety, Football, Track. Robert Killebrew, Cooperative Vocational Education. Larry King, English. Maurice King, Drama, Speech, English. Iletla Lett, Typing, Accounting. jim Litsch, Psychology, Government. ,lay Martin, High School Band. David Mason, Woodwork, Drafting. Faculty 165 Mark Morey, English. Laverne Muller, l.ibrary. Ron Myers, Biology. Jim McElroy, Biology. Physics. Jolene McLeod, English. Keith O'Neal, Computer Program. Debbie Pearce, Learning Disabilities. Susan Pettit, English, Sociology. Karen Pickett, Shorthand, Keyboard. Bobby Pruitt, Vocational Agriculture, Farm Management. John Ray, Chemistry, Colf. Ann Redeker, Learning Disabilities. Chuck Roberts, American History, Football, Track. B. F. Rowland, Auto Mechanics. Joe Don Royal, Chemistry. Mary Runyan, High School Band. Gloria Rustmann, Drill Team, English. Terry Shaffer, Government, Football, Weightlifting. Donna Smith, English. Tom Stephens, Spanish. Virginia Thomas, English, Public Relations. Mike Tucker, English. Linda Wiginton, Swimming, Life Saving. Life Guarding. Becky York, Yearbook, English. Custodians are: Carlos Martinez, Walter Oglelree, Adam Hernandez, Dwain Freed, Eldon Williams and Arthur Rankhorn. Cooks are: Millie Yates, Maria Lopez, llazel Oakley, Ruby Smith and lda Mae Carter. 166 Faculty ..r""' F WWW our 1 4,9 teacher who quipped many familiar lines was Mr. Stephens. However, unless you were a member of his you would hardly understand his lessons that he ted in Spanish. Ones They Would Always Remember Lines For augh Teachers coined certain phrases that soon made them infamous with their students. They could be heard quipping those well-known lines that met with laughs or groans, according to the underlying meaning from each one. An HAH right, class, settle downn or a MStop your talk- ing, or I'll double your assignmentf' were ones that drew the groans. But a MDO you put your feet on the furniture at homely, usually brought a laugh. Students soon learned the favorite sayings of their teachers, ones they would always remem- ber. When one of his students asked to do something special, Mr. Joe Don Royal repeated a typical saying of many teachers: "If I let you do it, then I,ll have to let everyone else do itf, When reviewing for an exam, Mr. Royal also told his students, uYou should know this, but Illl put it on your test anywayf, Mrs. Darlene Johnson, algebra teacher, said her favorite line at least once a week: '6You need to know this frontward, backward, upside down, and sidewaysf' Another line Mrs. John- son said that her students dreaded to hear was, HTake out your homework, put it in the upper corner of your deskf, That always meant a daily pop test was about to be given. Occasionally, a student would be caught copying homework from each other. Mr. Robert Bostic would say, "I know youlre not cheating, youlre just sharing ideasf, Some sayings became trite, but most of them were funny every time they were said. When a student caught one of her mistakes, Mrs. Becky York said, HThat,s my first mistake this year," whether it was her fourth or fourteenth. Students appreciated their teachers, senses of humor about repeated phrases and received the teasing with grace. an rf, ... .....-- as I ' " w "I ,xv .JP 'lf ff irr, 'ay , 5 H5 ,t So that his students will not feel the need to share ideas, or copy, Mr. Robert Bostic is careful to make his lessons clear and precise. Algebra teacher, Mrs. Darlene Johnson is explaining the assignment in hopes that students will know it nfrontward, backward, upside down, and sideways." Faculty 167 Anderson, Clarence 115 Evelyn 55, 129 Abbott, Jerry 56, 62, 63, 129 Abbott, Suzette 52, 142 Abemathy, Gayle 165 Abila, Paulette 60, 129 Acheson, Melissa 42, 115, 157 ACTV 50, 51 Adams, Charles 88, 142 Aguero, Danny 88, 129 Alejandre, Eusebio Jr. 63 Alewine, Mark 23, 28, 41, 50, 51, 115 127. 147 Allan, Holly 129 Allen, John 142 Allred, James 60, 61, 115 Almassy, Kristin 47, 142 Anderson, Jim 65, 129, 155 Anderson, Stephen 37, 42, 129, 144, 151 Antoniewicz, Somchai 142 Armendaririz, JoAnn 142 Armstrong, Eric 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 115 Armstrong, Fran 129 Art Club 56, 57 Atchley, Jason 65 Aument, Stephen 41, 129 Austin, Stephanie 61, 155 Avila, Audrey 60, 129 Ayers, Elliott 90, 91, 129 Azlin, Charles 74, 142 Babione, Ron 98, 165 Bae7a, Alfredo 98, 129 Bagley, Shawn 142 Bagley, Regina 103 Bailey, Leonardo 63, 85, 88 Barrera, Eddie 55 Barrera, Louisa 42, 43, 115 Barrera, Veronica 75, 142 Basaldua, Jessie 142 Bass, Jennifer 41, 55, 142 Bauder, Larry 37 Baudreaux, Mark 88 Baxter, Janet 129 Baxter, Patricia 1 15 Beatty, Russell 156 Behrens, Kimberly 43, 45, 142 Bell, Dan 129 Bell, Lillian 160 Belle, Shona 94, 103 Belles, Mary Ellen 105 Bellizzi, 1 16 Vicky 39, 42, 46, 47, 55, 115 Benibamonde, Adam 1 15 Bennett, Ben netl, Bentley, Kristi 51, 115, 147, 153 Yolanda 142 Kerri 47, 72, 142 Berlield, Norman 42, 43, 129 Besalda , here the ustC1eared Brown, Angela 47, 59, 129 Brown, Christine 51, 143, 173 Brown, Dianne 60, 115 Bryant, .leff4-1, 115, 175 Bryant, Trina 23, 59, 128, 129 Bryce, Karen 162 Buchanan, Danny 143 Buck, John 160 Buck, Marilyn 160 Buckskin, Tracy 55, 129 Bull, Ricky 165 Bunch, Clinton 143 Burchelte, Lee 14-3 Burke, Michelle 143 Bevers, Jeff 6, 84, 88, 89, 108, 129 Biggs, Ryan 142 Billarrial, Ester 129 Bills, Jill 21, 30, 42, 94, 96, 129, 144 Binck, Brian 49, 54, 55 Bitle, Kimberly 50, 68, 115 Boaldin, Donna 115 Bobo, Brian 84, 87, 88, 89, 115, 153 Boling, Sherry 61, 129 Bonalewicz, Donna 142 Bonalewicz, Lisa 59, 129, 142 Bookout, Elana 33 Boots, Craig 41, 55, 129 Bostic, Ray 10, 28, 55, 98, 99, 101, 115 Bostic, Robert 165, 167 H Bowersox, Matthew 143 Boyd, Cassandra 60, 71, 75, 129 Bram, Phillip 110, 111, 129 Branch, Coretta 60, 75, 129 Brantley, Roger 129 Braun, Billy 63, 65, 129, 147 Braziel, Kelli 55, 129 Breuer, Bill 105, 143 Breuer, Sharon 61, 165 Bridges, Teresa 61, 129 Bales, Eddie 129 Band, That Altus 20, 21 Banda, Richard 65, 129 Brinkman, Barbara 165 Brinkman, Kerrie 12, 13, 19, 30, 42, 43, 44, 45, 48,113, 115, 116 Barclay, Davis 115 Barker, Benny 20, 142 Barker, Jacquelyn 103 Bames, Joby 142 168 Index Briscoe, Brandon 115 Briscoe, Bryan 50, 143 Briscoe, Kris 51, 58, 59, 64, 129, 173 Brooks, Tommy 7, 13, 15, 42, 43, 68, 1 15 Burnett, James 88, 100, 143 Burr, Rick 52 Burris, Ladonna 61, 70, 115 Buxton, Joe Don 88, 143 Byrd. Terry 165 Cade, Ada 58 Campbell, Don 71, 108, 165 Campbell, Patrick 143 Campbell, Theresa 54, 55, 108, 165 Camp, Bret 59 Campos, Jessie 129 Campos, Randy 143 Canedo, Terry 143 Cansler, Stacy 115 Cantrell, Nicole 159 Carnahan, Heath 88 Carpentqf 63 Carsten, Lee 41, 129 Carter, Ida Mae 166 Carrell, Tracey 19, 23, 42, 66, 129 Carrisalez, Leonel 17, 42, 43, 45, 55, 115, 1 16, 128 Carrison,Jonathan 43 Carr, Kristina 64 Carver, Veronica 41, 55, 129 Case, Melissa ll, 21, 51, 58, 59,115, 173 Case, Timothy 33 Castillo, Adele 115 Castillo, Julie 41, 55, 143 Castillo, Sylvia 129 Castillo, Yvette 156 Chahanovich, Beth 14, 50, 51, 115 Chambers, Shannon 52 Chandler, Maurice 79, 88 Charles, Blake 143 Charles, Bobby 56, 63, 115 Chastain, Jan 94, 96, 97, 129 Chavarria, Petra 54, 163 Cheerleaders 44, 45 Chiappe, .lon 41, 104, 144 Chisum, Joyce 165 Christian, Bill 33, 115, 175 Chronister, DeAnna 144 Claborn, Jennifer 50, 115, 116 Claiborne, David 88, 129, 135 Clark, Ginger 115 Clendennon, Thomas 65, 88, 131 Clifford, Sandi 144 Cobb, Bill 56, 81. 115 Coe, Bryan 75 Coffey, Pal 75, 165 Coffey, Wade 30, 50, 88, 115 Cole, Darvis 84, 87, 88, 89, 162, 165 Cole, Jamie 107 Cole, Phyllis 107, 163 Collier, Wade 88, 144 Collins, Nick 88, 131 Conrad, Jeri 47, 131 Conway, Michael 41 Cooley, Becky 8, 34, 42, 44, 45, 115 Coon, Christopher 20, 41, 131 Cooper, Tiffany 63, 78, 115 Cope, Don 65, 115, 152, 156 Copeland, Dustin 144 Copeland, Michael 162, 163 Cotner, April 46, 47, 59, 131 Cottingham, Garrett 65, 131 Coulombe, James 41, 144 Cousins, Valerie 115 Cox, Kenneth 18, 42, 43, 164, 165 Crabttree, Brian 41, 114, 115, 120, 143 Craig, Sam 41, 165 Crawford, Kathy 160 Crocker, Bryan 144 Crocker, Kelley 104, 144 Cross, Ruth Ann 165 Cryer, Brady 52, 131 Cummins, Brent 91, 165 Cummins, Craig 94, 97, 165 Cummins, Mickey 63, 131, 158 Dalton, Brian 144 Dalton, Doug 57, 154, 165 Daniels, lleath 50, 59, 98, 131 Darby, Dana 165 Day, Simone 41 y. Lisa 47, 131 Gooch, Edward 52, 146 Eakins, Toni 134, 145 Darnell, Jon 115 Darnell, Regina 45, 48, 144 Dash, Junior 38, 87, 88, 89, 115 Davenport, Kathleen 41, 144 Davenport, Tracy 55, 144 Davlin, Chris 52 Davis, Candace 41, 144 Davis, Carla 21, 115 Dean, Bridgette 50, 117 Dean, Michael 144 Deere, Lisa 39, 46, 47, 55, 117 Dennis, Edward 88, 131 Dennis, Troy 40, 41, 51, 117 DePalma, Curtis 41, 98, 144 Deweese, Trevor 52, 53, 131 Dickenson, Angela 77, 144 Dickerson, James 88, 144 Dickerson, Shanda 23, 33, 55, 131 Dickerson, Tom 131, 155 Diltz, Jack 163 Diltz, Jennifer 144, 157 Dion, Jeff 41, 117, 124 Distributive Education Clubs of America 58, 59 Dixon, Craig 48, 55, 88, 128, 131 Dobbins, Danny 63, 117 Dobek, Jennifer 131 Donathan, Mark 55, 131 Doornbos, David 88, 131 Dougherty, Carol 145 Doughten, Misty 55, 145 Douglas, Tobias 145 Douthit, Kelly 44, 45, 48, 145 Doiiahgt, Wade 13, 44, 45, 70, 80, 116, Downs, Bradley 33, 41, 59, 117 Downs, Sandra 51, 55, 117, 173 Drill Team 46, 47 Dudash, Jennifer 51, 55, 81, 145 Duff Kimberl 17, 41, 42, 43, 69, 116, YQ Y 117, 150 Duit, Paul 41, 131 Duke, Lance 88, 98 Duke, Mike 63 Duncan, Luis 11, 33, 49, 70, 77, 117 Duncan, Julie 47, 145 Durrough, Franswai 145 Dorrough, latisha 103 Dyer, Angela 3, 41, 131 Earls, Bobbie 162 Eckert, Travis 41 Edgerson, Ashley 145 EilTii7Darren 20, 63, 98, 99, 101, 105, Eiler, Dena 59 Electrification 63 Elkins, Mike 65, 88, 131 Elliott, Kevin 131 Ellis, Terri 22, 42, 128, Elston, Karla 51, 106, 131, 138, 173 English, Kevin 10, 105, 145 English, Serena 42, 43, 117 Epperson, Robert 41 Ervin, Michelle 59, 117 Esquival, Sammy 88 Evans, Ashley 104, 131, 145, 148 Evans, Kimberly 41 Evans, Nancy 70, 165 Everett, Bruce 145 Fagan, Colin 41, 145 Fanjoy, James 34, 104, 145 Farquhar, Bruce 52, 165 Garcia, JoAnna 41, 58, 117 Garcia, Perfecto 146 Garrison, Chet 41, 146 Garrison, David 131 Garrison, Monica 30, 52, 117 Garvey, Matt 34, 117 Gensman, Sonja 59, 128, 131 Genson. Charles 50, 59, 131 George, Kim 146 134, 175 Hanson, Billy 21, 59 Harbins, James 133 Hardage, Susie 156, 163 Hardison, Teresa 146 Harkins, Joe 63, 165 Harkins, Lacky 118, 134 Harrell, April 17, 46, 47, 55, 118 Harrington, Clester 90, 91, 93, 165 George, Sally 44, 51, 165 Gibbs, Crystal 42, 58, 131 Gibson, David 41, 146 Gibson, Deanna 60 Gignac, Ronald 8, 52, 53, 131 Gildon, Alisha 75, 131 Gildon, Jason 88 Gilliam, Dana 5, 60, 117 Gilliam, Darrin 91, 132 Gladne Faske, Glenn 88, 131 Faske, Martha 55, 145 Faske, Susan 22, 42, 43, 68, 117, 150 Fayak, Renee 50, 51, 117, 128, 173 Felty, Amber 52, 53, 117 Gloria, Jessie 63 Gloria, Sandra 146 Gonzales, Cindy 33, 133 Gonzales, Flora 41, 55, 133 Gonzales, Irene 146 Harris, Jeff 78, 79 Harris, Kimberly 146, 155 Harris, Lana 133 Harris, Larry 40, 41, 165 Harris, Shelley 41, 133 Harris, Stephen 58, 76, 88, 118, 157 Harris, Tracy 73, 118 Haseltine, Susan 54, 55, 104, 134, 142, 146, 148 Hathaway, Michael 133 Haught, Mark 94, 165 Hawkins, Antoninette 21, 47, 75, 119 Hawkins, Bobby 63, 84, 85, 86, 88, 119 Hawkins, Demetris 10, 146 Hawkins Hawkins , Glennette 55, 108, 147 ,Jimmy 59, 133 Ferenczhalmy, Tommy 4, 41, 110, 111, 113, 131 Fidel, Derrick 98 Fierro, Tim 50, 117 Fillinger, Joseph 41, 88, 89, 130, 131 Fillinger, Jovonia 47, 58, 130, 131 Fisher, .lill 48, 131, 144 Fitts, Shane 88, 101, 131 Fitzsimmons, Alan 76, 117 Flanagan, Audrey 29, 41, 51, 55, 117, Fleming, Melissa 60, 64, 68, 69. 117 Gonzales, Julia 41, 55, 58, 117 Gonzales, Junior 20, 48, 98, 136, 146 Gonzales, Olga 41, 55, 146 Gonzales, Olivia 41, 1 I7 Tina 52 Hayes, Jennifer 146 Headley, Catherine 133 Health Occupations Students of America 127, 173 Flood, Thomas 145 Flores, Anglela 145 Flores, Jimmy 131 Flores, Joel 145 Flores, Monica 105 Goodhue, Tonya 57, 138, 146 Goodlow, Gary 88, 133 Goodwin, Charles 62, 63, 165 Goss, Dean 133 Goss, Rhonda 94, 147 Goss, Shelly 119, 146 Graham, Lori 55, 133 Granger, Michael 133 Grant, Toni 146 Green, Melissa 106, 107, 138, 146, 148 Greer, Tami 139 Flores, Raymond 63 Flowers, Jeff 65, 117 Foerstel, Paula 72 Foley, Regina 47, 60, 131 Ford, Gerald 88, 89 Ford, Walter 98 Forsyth, Mike 38, 41, 117, 132, 147 Fort, Wanda 5, 60, 61, 117 Foster, Dr. Morris 128, 158, 160, 161 Foster, Sandra 70, 165 Frank, Cindy 41, 131, 148 Frazier, Patricia 138, 146 Freed, Dwain 166 Freeman, Gary 108, 165 French Club 54, 55 Fryar, Kevin 91 Gross, Mary 107 Gross, Michelle 17, 40, 41, 49, 69, 117 Groves, Chris 33, 51 Guerra, Cindy 147 Guerra, Julie 41 Gumas, Edward 56, 63, 133 Gunn, Charles 57, 73, 146 Hackle Hackle Haley, r, Dana 23, 60, 117 r, Valerie 51, 133, 173 David 65, 117 60, 61 Heath, Sean 10, 20, 55, 98, 99, 100, 104, 119 Hembree, Dawn 47, 59, 133, 155 Hendrix, Tana 146 Henson, Jim 173 Herbert, Meghan 47, 133 Herbert, Shannon 19, 42, 119, 148 Hernandez, Adam 166 Hernandez, Joseph 91, 1 19 Hernandez, Mary 146 Hernandez, Nito 88, 98 Herrera, Herron, Hervey, Jim 99 Dexter 56, 57, 118 Heskew, Shannon 47, 133 Heston, Higdon, Becca 119, 133, 152, 153 Leslie 146 Higgins, Bobbie 11, 130, 146 Higgins, Tammy 11, 21, 58, 59, 118, 120. 130 Higgs, Angela 41, 133, 139 High, Jacqueline 68, 94, 95, 118 High, K eith 41, 88, 90, 108, 133 High, Montez 146 High, Regina 21, 94, 96, 97, 146 High, Yvette 94, 108, 133 Hilden, Dawnia 41, 147 Hill, Paul 61, 133 Future Farmers of American 52, 53 Gallagher, Daniel 88, 131 Gamble, Cody 52 131' 153 Gamble, Tracy 47, 52, 58, 59, 131 Hall, James 41, 49, 117 Hall, Steve 152 Hall, Tiara 5, 61, 64, 133 Hall, Todd 42, 117 Hamilton, Coach John 107, 165 Hamilton, Johnny 133 Hamilton, Joni 107 Hancock, Eneth 10, 11, 59, 101, 133 Hansen, Elizabeth 147 Hansen, Kathryn 46, 47, 55, 118, 124, Hinkle, Teresa 133 Hinman, Bruce 55, 85, 86, 88, 101, 133 Hinton, Holly 47, 55, 118 Hoehne, Theresa 161 ' Hoffhine, Charles 55, 86, 88, 133 Holcomb, Earnice 118 Holcombe, Christy 41, 49, 55, 110, 130, 134, 156 Holcombe, Richard 41, 130, 146 Holding, Rex 41, 134 Index 169 Holland, Gerald 10, 81, 146 Holliday, Allen 173 Holt, Debbie 106, 107, 146 Holt, Roberta 70, 107, 165 Home Economics Related Occupations Hopkins, Kenneth 146 Hopp, Annie 146 Hopper, Adam 40, 41, 49, 134 Hoppman, John 104, 146 Horton, Steven 49, 55, 88, 134 Houck, Sarah 55, 134 House, Sherri 41, 146 Howell, Debra 58, 59, 134 Howeth, Mark 41, 88, 146 Hoyle, Nancy 30, 94, 95, 96, 97, 135 Hoyt, Bill 74, 75, 165 Huckaby, Keith 59, 100, 135 60, Johnson, Melissa 60, 118 Johnson, Michael 118, 134 Johnson Michelle 41 Johnson, Tiffany 9, 22, 42, 51, 55, 70, 134 Johnson, Walter 81, 88, 165 Jones, Amy 42, 43, 55, 134 Jones, Daryl 42, 43, 55, 118 Jones, Dawn 41, 48, 149 Landers, Amy 52, 59, 134 Landers, Shandy 11, 107 Lang, Glenda 121 Lankford, Dwayne 41 Lankford, Melissa 18, 42, 55, 121, 149 Law, Brantley 52, 121 Lawley, David 33 Lawson, Gennifer 149 Lay, Sandra 60, 134 Marple, Kevin 28, 88, 98, 149 Marple, Tracy 21, 94, 149, 157 Marsh, Sean 137 Martin, Beverly 47, 137 Martin, Jay 41, 165 Martin, Kevin 70, 88, 137 Martinez, Alisa 29, 94, 96, 97, 137 Martinez, Carlos 166 Martinez, Gloria 149 Jones, Greg 60, 61, 88, 134 Jones, Linda 55, 81, 112, 134 Jones, Mary 135 Jones, Shawnda 60, 94, 97, 118 Jones, Stacy 28, 94, 96, 97, 135 Jones, Tina 149, 156 Jordan, Brian 63 Jordan, Jay 149 Jouett, Dawn 135 Lay, Steven 59 Lea, Lory 107 Lea, Tracey 107 Lee, Benjamin 33, 57, 121 Lee, Carolyn 149 Lee, Darrell 63, 121 Lee, Jennifer 41, 134 Lee, Lee, Julia 33, 49, 138, 149 Orlando 88, 149 Huerta, Mia 146 Huey, Clark 38 Hughes, Crystal 52, 146 Hughes, Tom 118, 127, 135 Hume, Jeri 118 Hron, Jeffery 147 Medeiros, Dawn 47, 150 lbarguen, Melanie 107 lnterdisciplinary Cooperative Education 58, 59 lsaacs, Samuel 108, 113 lshcomer, Lavelle 146 Jacks, Pat 160 Jackson, Anna 60, 165 James, Andy 146 James, Bobby 146 James, Kyle 52, 53, 135 Jarnagin, Kimberly 30, 55, 135 Jefferies, Charles 160 Jefferies, Melissa 37, 41, 119 Jefferson, Kimberly 60, 61 Jefferson, Marcell 98 Jefferson, Scott 75 Journey, Yolanda 28, 41, 102, 103, 118 Junior Engineering Technological Society 48, 49 Karr, Kristina 52, 61, 135 Kaseeska, Nicola 37, 41, 49, 51, 55, 68, 118,136,150,173 Kaseeska, Robyn 48, 49, 55, 149, 152 Kasl, Brandon 149 Kegley, Alisha 50, 135, 136 Kendall, Mike 65, 118 Kendrix, Glenda 23 Kendrix, Melissa 14, 45 Kendrix, Sharla 11, 23, 50, 114, 118, 123, 149 Kernop, Melanie 149 Kesselring, Kevin 2, 6, 15, 42, 48, 71, 85, 87, 88, 118 Kidwell, Kristi 9, 21, 55, 110, 118, 123, 124 Kiehn, Mike 35, 42, 48, 88, 128 Kiehn, Dr. Ronny 158, 159 Kilgore, Belinda 41, 43, 149 Killebrew, Robert 58, 165 King, Larry 165 King, Maurice 68, 164, 165 King, Melissa 104 Kirby, George 64, 65, 118, 124 Kriby, Kevin 93, 149 Kistler, Darren 149 Lehr, Tara 52, 59, 134, 147 Leiser, Kenna 41, 103, 134 Len, llena 77, 165 Lettermans Club 20, 21 Lewis, Donna 60, 121 Lewis, Ray 51, 134, 147, 173 Levchik, Julie 47, 55, 149 Leyton, LaDonna 103, 149 Liegl, Sherry 32, 135 Lillard, Jeri 149 Linares, Alex 41, 149 Litsch, Jim 165 Littlejohn, Robert 135, 138, 149 Liu, Brant 48, 49, 55, 66, 67, 11 139 Lobaugh, Cynthia 41, 135 Lollis, Stacy 149 Lonjin, Craig 149 Lopez, Maria 166 Lopez, Sandra 41, 135 Lopez, Santiago 41, 149 3,121 Loudakis, Andrea 52, 149 Lovett, Jimmy 149 Lovett, Karl 63 Lowell, Elizabeth 10, 16, 39, 46, 47, 55, 121, 175 Lowey, Amanda 55, 149, 156 Luttrell, James 52, 121 Lyman, Curtis 135 Jiminez, Melissa 41, 135 Jeffery, David 118 Jenkins, Larry 64, 65, 118 Jewell, Lorrie 94 John, Mark 149 Johns, Erica 70, 135 Johnson, Darlene 49, 165, 167 Johnson, DeLisa 77 Knam, Eric 16, 55, 69, 104, 121 Knam, Mike 91, 149 Kress, Gena 21, 60,121,131 Kress, Jessica 47, 131, 149 Mackey, Cindy 135 Madden, Eric 88 Maestas, Lara 149 Martinez, Joel 41 Matinez, Victor 149 Mason, David 56, 57, 78, 79, 165 Mathis, Brita 61, 137 Matthews, Gene 88 Mays, Shane 88, 150 Mazza, Christopher 41, 150 McBride, Ozell 137 McCarley, Ladonna 137 McClain, Aaron 63, 137 McClellan, Wendell 41, 88, 108, 137 McClure, Steven 23, 41, 55, 121, 124 143 McConah: f, Cindy 94, 137 McConal Jennifer 31, 57, 150 McConville, Susan 150 McCoy, Kyle 88, 137 McDaniel, Donald 121 McDonald, Tonya 102, 103, 121 McElroy, Jim 70, 166 McGee, Michelle 150 McKeaver, Courtney 150 McKenzie, Craig 88, 121 McKnight, Dale 49, 121 McLaughlin, Michelle 59, 121, 159 McLeod, John 161 McLeod, Jolene 22, 166 McLeod, Kathleen 30, 50, 68, 121 McMican, James 98, 137 Medlock, Candy 107 Mendiola, Angie 7, 41, 137 Messerly, Amy 47, 150 Messick, Dianna 65, 137 Meyer, Daniel 52, 121 Miles, Michael 55, 91, 150 Miller, Christopher 55, 121 Miller, Tanya 57, 121 Milligan, Joy 137 Milner, Staci 42, 48, 135, 137 Minor, Katrina 119, 150 Mireles, Mike 150 Miyoshi, Henry 34, 35, 147 Molina, Linda 41, 137 Molina, Teresa 121 Molledahl, James 61, 121 Johnson, Greg 41 Johnson, James 55 Johnson, Coach J. D. 90, 91, 93, 102, 103, 163 Johnson, Jeremy 88, 149 Johnson, Maurice 134 1 70 Index Kruska, Jason 48, 149 LaBelle, Doug 31, 149 Lacy, Brad 56, 121 Lamar, Roy 19, 162, 163 Mahan, Bradley 98, 149 Mahan, Brent 44, 45, 55 Mak, Anton 149 Maldanado, JoAnn 137 Malesic, Mike 41, 149 Mander, Sabrina 47, 55, 83, 104, 121 Manglona, Tina 58, 149 Manslild, James 149 Marble, Jennifer 137 Marceleno, Randy 41, 120, 121 Moore, Andy 41, 137 Moore, John 52 Morre, Misti 59, 137 Moore, Wayne 41 Moreno, Manuel 55, 58, 121 Moreno, Richard 57 Morey, Mark 164, 166 Morey, Robert 55, 108, 119, 121 Morgan, Gyrone 91 Morgan, Lanny 22 Morgan, Tyrone 91 Morrow, Katherine 150 Morrow, Robert 52, 137 Moss, Patrick 33, 49, 121 Moss, Shannon 41, 48, 49, 138, 150 Moulton, Douglas 68, 70, 121 Moulton, ,lulie 41, 150 Mowry, Cara 106, 107, 150 Mozingo, Christopher 41, 148, 150 Muller, Laverne 166 Muller, Matt 11, 48, 53, 137 Muller, Melissa 52 Mullican, Stephanie 75, 150 Munoz, ,loe 176 Myers, Jeff 78, 137 Myers, Ronald 166 Myles, Demetria 137 Neal, Roderick 84, 85, 86, 89, 121 Neal, Roger 2 Neese, Brian 73, 150 NeeSmith, Cherena 151 NeeSmith, Elana 137 Neighbors, Scott 98, 151 Nelson, Larry 137 Nettleton, Nancy 28, 40, 41, 42, 137, 139 Newberry, Michelle 138, 151 Newman, Scott 56, 79 Newspaper 50 Newton, Booker 41, 91, 137 Newton, David 33, 64, 65, 121 Niblett, Craig 12, 52, 53, 71, 121, 152 Nicewander, Jamie 151 1 Nichols, David 16, 17, 33, 68, 137 Nolan, Dian 60, 72 Nolan, jay 41, 151 Nordman, Shannon 41, 151, 155 Norton, Billy 32, 41, 151 Norton, Judy 9, 40, 41, 151 Norton, Michelle 151 Noyd, Dave 151 Nulter, Duane 63 Oakley, Hazel 166 Oglesby, Eugene 98, 151 Olds, jim 79, 151 O'Neal, Keith 76, 166 O'Rear, Joe 41, 121 Ornelas, Andrea 59, 137 Ortega, Mary 11, 55, 68, 121, 123, 135 Ortiz, Robbie 59, 137 Owen, Allen 22, 62, 122 Owens, Harold 122 Owens, Steve 56, 151 Oxendine, Annelisa 59, 122 Packard, Tamra 12, 13, 45, 49, 51, 55, 122, 123, 173 Padgett, Stacy 47, 55, 80, 137 Padgett, Stacy M. 137 Pai, Chung Yueh 39, 48, 49, 51, 55, 57, 70, 122 Pankhurst, ,lohn 52 Pate, Terri 41, 55, 122 Patterson, Tiffany 60, 137 Peacock, Marie 60, 137 Pearce, Debbie 166 Pearce, Sandy 78 Pearce, Timmy 138, 151 Pearis, Alyn 151 Peniza, Maria 55, 151 Pettit, Susan 166 Petty, Angela 137 Peyton, Holly 138 Phillips, Chuck 56, 63 Phillips, jesse 88, 151 Phillips, Tony 98 Pickett, Brad 82, 88, 122 Pickett, Karen 81, 166 Pierce, Robert 10, 151 Pierce, Timmy 20 Pike, Mary 37, 41, 55, 122 Pinkham, Randell 137 Pinkley, Robert 55 Pinkley, Toni 41, 122 Plew, Angela 58, 137 Plew, Geneva 161 Plummer, Barbie 4, 45, 50, 122, 174 Polk, ,lohn 104, 137 Polley, Chad 40, 41, 152 Porter, Kelly 88, 108, 137 Porter, Kevin 50, 88, 122 Preast, Leslie 152 Preston, Robyn 45, 137 Pride, Dana 41, 60, 122 Primoli, Dennis 41, 48, 55, 110, 111, 122 Prince, Gary 88, 152 Proctor, Scott 71, 88, 108, 122 Pruitt, Bobby 52, 166 Purnell. Michael 91, 122, 155 Quarles, Whitney 42, 43, 137 Quinn, Shane 152 Raleigh, Laurie 55, 152 Rankin, Jeri 47, 58, 138 Ray, David 91, 92, 138 Ray, .loelle 51, 59, 122, 144, 173 Ray, .lohn 108, 166 Ray, Marie 71, 102, 103 Ray, Tim 91, 108, 138 Redeker, Ann 22, 166 Redeker, Jason 48, 54, 55, 88, 98, 100, 101, 138, 1-44 Redelsperger, ,lon Paul 52, 55, 138 Redman, Teresa 33, 122 Reed, Paul 91, 138 Revilla, Angie 59 Reyes, Becky 134, 152 Reyes, Mary 138 Reynolds, Angie 104 Rice, Bryan 52, 53, 55, 122 Rice, Kimberly 60, 104, 122 Richards, Betty 138 Richards, David 138 Richards, Kelly 94, 152 Richards, Richards, Marshalletta 60, 75, 122 Rod 63, 91 Richardson, Donna 54, 55, 138 Richardson, Karen 138, 139 Richardson, Lavetta 41, 152 Richardson, Markie 58, 75, 131, 138, 150 Richardson, Marshannon 41, 88, 98, 152 Richardson, Shane 28, 48, 55, 85, 88, 98, 99, 104, 108, 122 Richardson, Shanyn 58, 64, 114, 119, 120, 122, 128, 131 Richeson, Tommy 90, 91, 93, 114, 116, 120 Rico, ,loyse 55, 72 Ridgeway, jennifer 122 Riggs, Dara 42, 51, 138, 173 Roark, Billy 152 Roberson, Marcus 67, 88, 138 Roberson, Quinn 63, 88 .. Roberson, Stephanie 116, 122 Roberson, Traci 47, 59, 138 Roberts, Charles 84, 88, 108, 166 Robertson, james 122 Robertson, ,loe 152 Robertson, Kevin 63, 78, 122 Roblez, Robert 88, 152 Roblez, Rosie 138 Roblez, Salvador 63, 98, 99, 120, 122 Rodriguez, Carlos 88, 152 Rufus 62, 63, 99, 122 Rogers, Angie 59, 138 Rogers, Brandi 41, 138, 150, 155 Rogers, Robert 57, 63, 122 Rogers, Shelley 152 Romero, Tammie 139 Romines, Tamra 41, 51, 110, 122, 127, 173 Roper, Doug 139 Roppolo, Steve 152 Roudebush, Kelley 30, 49, 55, 115, 122, 143, 151 Rowland, B. F., Jr. 64, 65, 166 Royal, Chad 122 Royal, joe Don 166, 167 Ruddock, Tammy 152 Runyan, Mary 41, 166 Rushing, Kevin 152 Russell, Gretchen 47, 55, 152 Russell, Lori 34, 42, 44, 45, 48, 139 Rustmann, Gloria 22, 166 Rustmann, Trey 16, 18, 19, 42, 80, 82, 122, 128 Sabin, jeremy 153 Students Against Driving Drunk 34 Sakmari, Elvira 41, 51, 139, 152, 173 Sample, Yolanda 139 Sanchez, Craig 88, 153 Sanchez, Erick 88, 153 Sanchez, Karen 160 Sanchez, Penny 153 Sanchez, Ronnie 55, 98, 139 Sanchez, Stephen 58, 122 Sanchez, Tim 122 Saucier, Cheri 75, 153 Saucier, Denise 41, 51, 114, 122, 124, 136, 137 Scales, James 57, 153 Scalf, Leonard 162 Scarle, Charles 153 Scarle, Ken 153 Schaper, Tammy 139 Schartung, Sandy 41, 55,' 153 Schell, Cassandra 55, 103,'108n 153 Schneider, Lana 122 Schoonover, Bruce 52, 122' . Schuck, Robert 30, 51, 139 schu1z,Tama42,49, 51, 139, 142, 148 173 V Schumaker, Krista 37, 41, 51, 124, 136 137 Scott, Chris 74, 88, 139 g Selvidge, Erik 52, 139 Sermons, jeff 49, 55, 124 Sermons, Tim 105, 139 Sevedge, Doug 153 Shade, Tara 153 Shaffer, Terry 88, 166 Sharp, Shelley 47, 59, 64, 77, 124 Shaw, Lori 60, 61, 103, 124 Shaw, Willie 88, 139 Sheely, Tonya 60, 61, 102, 103, 139 Shelton, ,lana 4, 5, 47, 153 Sheppard, Kristen 124 Sherman, Heather 139 Shewtchenko, Craig 41, 153 Shivers, Joyce 139 Sierra, Kevin 63 Signorelli, Peter 41, 55, 70, 124 Simmons, Marcie 3, 14, 17, 34, 51, 55, 124, 127 Simon, Mary 153 Simon, Renee 47, 55 Simpson, Tracy 47, 60, 61, 124 Sipes, .lohn 38, 41, 153 Sisk, Angela 124 Sisk, Rose 60, 139 Smades, Karen 11, 16, 42, 43, 51, 124, 127,150,155,173 Index 1 71 9 Smiley, Raymond 57, 139 Smith Aaron 153 Smith, Chris 153 Smith, David 7, 16, 42, 125, 147 Smith, Denise 42, 59 Smith, Donna 157, 164, 166 Smith, James 88, 101, 154 Smith Leon 141 Smith Melody 50, 60 Smith Ruby 166 Smith, Wesley 11, 41, 154 Taylor, Marsha 31, 51, 125, 160, 164, 173 Taylor, Matt 42, 141 Tell, Sabrina 141 Terbush, Lonnie 52, 141 Terry, Cornelius 20, 65, 141 Terry, Kory 14, 17. 50, 51, 125 Terry, Mike 72, 73, 88 Tewell, Lorrie 29, 154 That Altus Band 2, 21, 23, 40 Thevenot, Teri 47, 125 Walker, Cary 154 Walker, Greg 88, 101, 154 Walker, Stacy 126 Walker, Tammy 154 Walker, Tiffany 16, 55, 56, 57, 68, 126 Wall, Jason 3, 16, 17, 18, 19, 34, 42, 126, 128 Walton, LaChella 154 Winters, Jason 55, 141 Winters, Lorin 158. 159 Wolfe, Jill 51, 126, 132, 144, 173 Wolfe, Michelle 154 Wood, Marian 160 Wooldridge, Jennifer 42, 141 Wootton, Dawn 55, 141. 159 Wootton, Patrick 88, 154 Snow, Randy 76, 125 Sokolyk, Shalene 23, 33, 51, 54, 55, 141, 173 Soliz, Bryan 55, 141 Sollis, Tim 14-1 Southall, Kristi 9, 23, 105, 141 Spalding, Debbie 141 Spalding, Jill 47, 74, 154 Spanish Club 54, 55 Spfirazer, Boone 64, 65, 88, 125, 127, Spencer, Harold 158 Spraggins, Stacy 28, 30, 39, 43, 46, 47, 119,125,14-3,148 Stapp, Cari 29, 59, 94, 132, 141 Starchman, Doug 39, 48, 134, 154 Starwalt, Kelly 154 Stebleton, Raymond 41, 125 Stecklow, Jan 16, 141 Stecklow, John 61, 125 Steele, Joshua 88, 154 Steen, Audra 154 Stephens, Tom 54, 166, 167 Sterner, Lynnette 57, 59, 141, 157 Stevens, Chris 4, 73, 88, 125 Stevenson, Dwight 63, 79, 86, 88 Stevenson, Richard 42, 43, 125, 142 Steward, Robert 154- Steward, Trease 141 Stonebarger, Tamara 48, 105 Stonebarger, Tony 55, 105, 125, 141 Stone, Eric 52 Stone, Kenneth 41, 154 Stofgyg Randy 70, 85, 86, 88, 89, 108, Story, Jill 59, 128, 136, 141, 144 Stover, Heather 41, 73, 154, 156 Stryminski, Jennifer 47, 154 Student Council 48, 49 Sturdevant, Lori 81, 154 Sullivan, Robert 71, 87, 88, 108 Sustaita, Yolanda 61, 141 Taff, Cindy 59, 94, 105, 141, 144 Tasker, Jim 88, 154 Tasker, Miko 141 Tate, Deborah 3, 41, 55, 154 Tate, Frenetta 47, 60, 61, 141 Tate, Yuka 125 Taylor, Ernest 63, 91, 125 1 72 Index Thoben. Sharon 80. 125 Thomas. Brenda 125 Thomas, Jodiann 41, 55, 114, 125, 136, 150 Thomas, John Henry 10, 49, 105, 125 Thomas, Malcom 63 Thomas, Nicki 22, 160 Thomas, Sara 23, 42, 70, 108, 119, 142 Thomas, Scott 154 Thomas, Tammy 9, 44, 45, 48, 141 Thomas, Virginia 160, 166 Tims, Timmy 173 Tinney, Mark 48, 55, 119, 125 Tolbert, Loryn 41, 141 Tolbert, Theda 125 Torres, Mike 88 Treece, Bel 161 Warner, Michael 56, 63,126 Washington, Linnie 41, 127 Watson, Brian 41, 88, 141 Watson, Kim 141 Watt, Justin 51, 154, 173 Weatherford, Michael 127 Weber, Kris 41, 76, 105, 110, 126 Weigel, Marilyn 41, 154 Weigel, Matt 52, 126 West, Dian 14, 45, 154 West, Jermaine 38 West, Kevin 88 West, Malcolm 63, 91, 141 West, Marcus 85, 87, 88, 141 Whetstine, Ceela 141 Whisby, Veronica 47 White, Angela 136, 154 White, James 154 Whiting, Jason 69, 154 Whitson, Sheila 141 Womack Womack, Womack Aaron 41, 88, 154 Angela 5, 47, 61, 141 Jason 154 Trevino, Adam 88 Trevino, Veronica 41, 154 Trimble, Belinda 60, 125 Tritle, Jodi 125 Truitt, Pam 52, 53, 141 Tsosie, Nathan 41, 154 Tucker, Mike 166 Turner, Mitchell 50, 154 Underwood, Tonya 154 Uptergrove, Tommy 62, 63, 141 Valdez, Scott 125 Valdez, Tracey 154 Valladares, Jose 72 Vann, Tracey 107 Varsity Choir 18, 42, 43 Vaughn, Wendi 55, 66, 105, 141 Villarial, Esther 59 Villarial, Nora 14, 17, 75, 82, 103, 126 Vocational lndustrial Clubs of America 59, 64 Whorton, Shellie 32, 51, 59, 126, 153, 173 waganion, Keith 48, aa, 154 Wiginton, Linda 72, 73, 105. 166 Wilcox, Sean 21, 40, 41, 126 Bradley 56, 57, 63, 78, 79, Wiles, Wiles, Kimberly 45, 59. 141 Wiley, Daniel 88, 127 Wilde, Brandi 105 Wille, Dawn 17, 41, 126 Wille, Malinda 14, 41, 154 Willefo Willhoi rd, Ty 50, 55, 116, 126 te, Andrew 8, 41, 49, 127 Williams, Charles 55, 126 Williams, Curtis 63 Williams, Eldon 166 Williams, Lorien 41, 126, 156 Williams, Opal 141 Williams, Theda 126, 148 Williams, Williams, Tony 154 Williams, Wesley 79 Willis, Willis, Brian 154 Charlotte 4-1, 60, 127 Willis DeeDe 154 Willis, Michelle 12, 13, 70, 81, 126 Willis, Jimmie 128 Kimberly 11, 44, 45, 48, 50, Willis, 68, 124, 127 Willis, Todd 141, 152 Wilson, Darla 22, 126 Wilson, John 41, 52, 141 Wilson, Julie 154 Wilson, Michelle 60 Wilson, Shawn 141 Winfrey, David 141 Winkle r, Jill 34, 50, 51, 5 143, 144, 173 Tammy 47, 55, 141 126 59, 4, Workman, Troy 33, 40, 41, 49, 116, 126 Wray, Bennett 158, 159 Yates, Ellen 158 Yates, Millie 166 Yearbook 50, 51 York, Rebecca 50, 166, 167, 173 Yoil57Stephen 59, 64, 110, 111, 116, Yorn, Gabrielle 74, 154 Young, Erin 3, 44, 45, 55, 128, 135, 141 Young, Gerald 91, 93 Young, Kenneth 155 Young, Marcie 30, 42, 108, 141 Young, Sonya 94, 96, 141 Young, Tim 20, 63, 98, 100 Zang, Billy 43, 88, 98, 101, 112, 155 Zang, Richard 42, 88 . Zawicki, Mike 65, 127, 152 Zawka, Joel 104 Zawicki, Mike 65, 127, 152 Zender, Kevin 155 Colophon The 1988 Bulldog IS a publlcatlon of the Altus Hugh School yearbook staff Five hun dred copies were prmted by Taylor Pub y,,y C., B 11110 Stag g g ll Dallas TX 7.1235 The cover maternal IS white Llthocote prmted ln four colors and trimmed wlth Blue 43111 The 176 pages are standard slze 8V2 x 11 of 80 pound glossy enamel The total production cost exceeded 3510 000 wlth sm gle copies sold for 52.9 00 The Bulldog IS self supporting and ads are not sold for funding All copy and the mdex IS set m Bodom the body copy at 10 pomt and captions at 8 polnt Headline styles for each section are as follows Student llfe lmpact with Kormna ltallc Org mllatlons Windsor with Palatlno ltallc Academics Souvenir Bold with Sou vemr ltahc Sports Serif Cothlc Bold wlth Helvetlca Condensed ltahc and People Bo donl with Times Roman ltallc The cover was designed by Shalene Sokolyk at the Oklahoma lnterscholastlc Press Assoclatlon camp ln June of 1987 The 1987 Bulldog received All Oklahoman at the Fall 1987 OIPA awards ceremony All black and whlle photos were taken developed and prmted by the Bulldog staff All portralts color and black and white were taken by Allen Holliday of Holliday Pho tography Altus Oklahoma Acknowledgements The staff of the 1988 Bulldog wishes to thank the admmlstratlon faculty and student body for Its support ,hm Henson Altus Times photographer gave mvaluable assistance during the year Mr Henson helped tram the staff photographers and worked with us on sports plc tures We wlsh to thank Allen Holliday for his help with color enlargements and group pictures To Tlmmy Tlms and hls dust cloud for the cover thanks' And to the parents of the staff we thank you for letting us put ln so many extra hours at deadlme time ln order to get our book publxshed on time Edztor tn Chzef Tarnra Romznes Managmg Edztor Marsha Taylor Junior Editor Dara Rzggs Asszstant Edztors Shclhe Wharton Joelle Ray Elvzra Sakmarz Shalene Sokolyk Staff Members Krlstz Bennett Chrzstzne Brown Mellssa Case Sandy Downs Karla Elslon Renee Fayak Valerze Hackler Nzekz Kaseeska Tammy Packard Karen Smades Jzll Wznkler Jzll Woh'e Head Photographer Ray Lewzs Photographers Justin Watt Krzs Brzscoe Tanu Schulz Adviser Bee ky York F , . . 1, ' . . 5 O 0 . i V. J' :f , Q, ,' ' 'Q - ' ' - Audrey Flanagan u -gl 5 - . l. I I ,lf . . 'n . , . , 7' 1 ' I ,I 1 .7 1 . . l 0 7 Colophon I 73 174 Closing Amidst the chaos the future came into view and the dust had finally leared Trash and keepsakes covered the cold marble fl L oor ocker doors banged throughout the long cor rldoi Amidst the noise trash cans d an rumplcd papers sat several seniors recalling the experiences of the past year btuck in the back corner of her locker Kim found notecards from the research paper she wrote in English She settled back on the floor and sighed IH relief that it was all over But then she found and read a note from Jennifer describing the prom dress she bought The sigh suddenly changed to tears The prom was over The whole year was over and all too soon Kim wiped at the mascara tinted flow that ran down her cheeks Why had she wanted it to be over? No more football games to cheer no more home coming dances to decorate no more friendly huddles 1n the breezeway to the lunchroom Mike bent down to scoop out all the papers stuffed into the corners of his locker As he sorted through th ll ate for the final ceremony had been delayed because of three snow days and at the time May twenty fifth sounded a long way off But it was only two more days and graduation meant good byes to friends Mike wanted to tell David his best buddy all the way through school how much he would miss his friend ship but boys werent supposed to get sentimental The girls were allowed to ery and act sa b h ppy ut ow did a guy let his friends know that he was a little sad? Or that the re was a lump ln his throat when he thought of the year being over? Or that he would have to fight back the tears when the last song at grad uation was sung May the Good lord Bless and Keep You Maybe they will know without liavm to ll in te them Maybe the song will say it for me h thought T Y 9 .. . . w , 1 1 a ' 7 S - S e co ection, he thought about graduation. The d 9 Q a ' a ' I - 9 . 3 3 . - , . 5 ' l 66 ,, . . V . I .65 ' ' 33 . , e As soon as the latest styles arrived g' I t t d ' B b Pl h k th I , , urs s are shopping for a unique prom dress. ie ummer c ec s e ength of her dress before trying it on. Before throwing an lhin y g away, students checked each srrrap of paper for its importance. Jeff Bryant and llill Christian recall the events of the year as they clean out their lozrkz-rs. College roommates often bought things that matched. Kathy Hansen and Elizabeth Lowell look at towels fo l , r tieir dorm room at the University of Oklahoma. Closzng 175 1 76 Closing ,Q .'- ! ' , fsfj. V 1 ,gf X 1 ,f .3 X il HI V,,,',,. 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