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Page 19 text:
Veterans Fletain Crown
Racking up 36 points gave the seniors
the honor of capturing the championship
of Spring Olympics for two consecutive
With first place finishes in the
wheelbarrow race, clothes relay, people
pass, egg toss, and the fruit eating
contest, the older group capitalized on
their previous competition.
Falling into place according to natural
progression, the juniors collected 30
points, followed by sophomores with 21
points, and in the rear, the freshmen with
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Kite flying, won by junior Fton Glover
and Laura Head, was added to the
growing string of events. The special of
the day for fruit eating was grapes with
Gloria Baze stuffingthe prodigious mouth
of Jerry Tompkins.
The newly seeded home side of the
stadium couldn'tbetrampled causingthe
spectators to bask in the May 3 sun on
the visitors' side. "lt worked out for the
best as those in the stands didn't have to
look into the sun, replied Mrs. Helen Dill,
Student Council sponsor, of the
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Junior Mark McNiel stumble
in anticipation for a fall.
Talking as well as eating, juniors Mo Hickman,
Laura Head. and Paige Rhea wait for the
beginning of the Olympics after the all-school
When Duane Stubblefield hits the track for a
skin scraping slide, junior Heath Shipman sails
through the finish line tape to clinch the 440
relay for the juniors.
s his way through
the tires as classmate Billy McGuffey watches
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While weight isn't a problem in passing senior
Kenny Holder, his length stretches over the
entire people pass line.
20 Spring Olympics
Capturing first and second place finishes for
the juniors are Mo Hickman and Anthony
Speer, Angela Speer and Clinton Bills in the
A three-legged race.
Page 20 text:
Slipping a marble to Miss Cowden as he
receives his diploma, Barry Mears adds a
warm smile to the small momento.
Farewell Sparks Memories
Low clouds threatening rain cut the
record setting temperature and the fence
separating the graduates from the well
wishers groaned from the pressure of an
overflow crowd as 88 seniors
commenced their high school
Kelly Heneghan's salutatory address
mixed the traditional welcome with
memories unique to the Class of 1985.
Historian Lisa McGuffey continued the
theme of recalling special moments with
a roll call of the graduates. Constant
reference to B.J. Sansom's joining,
leaving, and rejoining the class brought
chuckles from the crowd until Lisa came
to the sophomore year. Her voice began
cracking as she read the names of those
joining and leaving the class as among
the group was Shawnda Shivers, who
lost her battle with cancer.
Courtney Johnston's valedictory
address explained the fallacy in labeling
the 88 as underachievers followed by
Principal Dale Brock's long list of
scholarships granted to the "do
Miss Julianan Cowden, president of
the board, illustrated her adaptiveness
by good-naturedly accepting a small
marble in the handshake of each senior
as she passed out the diplomas. The idea
of the marble was to leave a small
momento to the school in lieu of the
expensive gifts of the past before
money-making projects were limited
only to the Junior Class.
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