Amarillo High School - La Airosa Yearbook (Amarillo, TX)
- Class of 1968
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Amarillo High School
Table Ot Contents
Honors 'I 24
Advertising 31 6
To dream The impossible dream is io s'rep forih info Ama-
rillo High School and proudly announce, l am a Sandie! The
spiri+ of AHS grows sfronger each day in 'rhe hearls of
every person wifhin her mighiy walls. She granfs 'lhe giffs of
courage and perseverance 'io anyone who will reach ou'l'
and grasp such virfues. From Jrhe momenl' a Sandie enfers
Amarillo High School, he is offered +his challenge: To reach
rhe unreachable s+ar!
To dream Jrhe impossible dream, 'ro figh+ The unbeafable
foe, +0 bear wiih unbearable sorrow, 'ro run where ihe brave
dare no'r go.
To righl' rhe unrighiable wrong, +o love pure and chas+e
from afar, +o +ry when your arms are Jroo weary, fo reach lhe
This is my quesf, To follow 'rhaf s'l'ar, no maHer how hope-
less, no mailer how far, To figh+ 'lor The righ+ wi1'hou'r ques-
Hon or pause, To be willing +0 march info hell for a heavenly
And I know, if I'll only be +rue, +o ihis glorious quest
Thai' my hear'r will lie peaceful and calm when l'm laid 'ro my
And The world will be be++er for This: +ha+ one man
scorned and covered wi+h scars, s+ill s+rove wifh his las'r ounce
of courage, TO REACH THE UNREACHABLE STARS!
The La Airosa sTaTT This year Takes greaT pride in
dedicaTing This TiTTieTh ediTion To a True Sanclie. One
who noT only served This school in many ways as a
sTudenT, buT 'For The lasT seven years as Principal of
Amarillo High School.
Ross Larsen graduaTed from This high school in
I927. While aTTending Amarillo High as a sTudenT,
Mr. Larsen served as capTain of The Golden Sandie
ln I960, Mr. Ross H. Larsen reTurned To Sandie-
land as Principal. Since Then, he has been known
as a good friend To TaculTy and sTudenTs alike. Mr.
Larsen is always available To help wiTh any Type
problem ThaT may be encounTered in a school day.
We see This man everywhere Thaf Sandies are work-
ing. He speaks To us aT assemblies, lends us enThu-
siasm cluring pep rallies, and gives us afriendly word
OT advice in The halls, or in The classroom.
Each Sandie 'Feels The inTluence of our Principal,
and is improved and upliTTed by his guidance. To
such a person, one who sTrives To reach The unreach-
able sTars, we dedicaTe This La Airosa.
Mr. Larsen and Franlc MarTin, presidenT of The
A.H.S. sTudenT council, look admiringly aT The
golden SandsTorm given To The school by The
I967 senior class.
Mr. Ross Larsen, principal of,Amarillo High School. claps vigor-
ously as he cheers The Sandies on in one of The high spirifred pep
rallies. Mr. Larsen has been a Sandie Tan since i927 when he
was capTain of The Sandie TooTball Team.
One of Mr. Larsen's many duiies is conducTing TaculTy meeTings. MosT of The
faculTy meeTings are held ThroughouT The day. wiTh Teachers aTTending The meeT-
ings during Their conference period.
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Tha? one man scorned and covered
S+ilI sfrove wifh his las+ ounce of
TO REACH THE UNREACHABLE STARS!
l am 'rhe aurhorized guide. I am willing To go
wirh you all fhe way if you will buf follow my +each-
AHS is very forfunafe in having a fine faculfy
Jrhaf has a genuine inieresi in young people. When
a Sandie is in frouble, he always lcnows +o whom he
can fake his problem. The Teachers are friends 'ro
every s+uden'r and are desirous 'ro help 'rhem guard
againsf mis+alces. They are always willing ro offer
advice +ha'r will guide Sandies +oward berrer lives.
These adulfs believe in iheir sfuden+s and remind
Them, Do whaf you know is right The AHS fac-
ulfy charges every Sandie-
TO RIGHT THE UNRICSHTABLE WRONG.
TO LOVE PURE AND CHASTE FROM AFAR.
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Mr. Ashworth, Board Plan School Year
SuperinTendenT oT The Amarillo School SysTem is
Mr. RoberT AshworTh. Mr. AshworTh is in charge oT
The adminisTraTion oT The schools in Amarillo. Dr. Lee
Williamson is his assisTanT, in charge oT lnsTrucTion.
He deals mainly in curricular problems in The sysTem.
Mr. AshworTh has several oTher assisTanTs To help
him wiTh his greaT responsibiliTy in keeping The school
sysTem running smooThly. One of These men is R. A.
Selby who is in charge oT personnel. IT is he who hires
our Teachers each year. AnoTher assisTanT is De
Walker, The AThieTic DirecTor. He prepares The aTh-
leTic schedules. appropriaTes money To be spenT on
aThleTics, and buys The equipmenT To be used.
The Amarillo School Board also assisTs in The de-
cisions To be made concerning The schools. The pres-
idenT oT This group is Mr. L. P. Babb. He preside
over- The meeTing of The board. in which They discus'
The problems ThaT Amarillo schools are Tacing.
As SuperinTendenT of Schools in Amarillo, Mr. AshworTh is con-
TronTed wiTh The curricular acTiviTies and problems of all The
schools. He has displayed excellenT leadership abiliTy in keeping The
school sysTem running smooThly. Mr. AshworTh keeps well informed
wiTh all ThaT happens in every school in The ciTy oT Amarillo.
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Working on a problem concerning The school sysTem is Dr. Lee Williamson who is assisTanT To Mr. AshworTh and is in charge of lnsTruc-
Tion. He and Mr. AshworTh work wiTh each oTher To iron ouT problems ThaT arise. This Team of men always Try To worlc TogeTher To bene-
Tif The schools. sTudenTs. and parenTs in Amarillo. We are proud To have such a fine group To run The Amarillo School SysTem.
Former AHS Capiain Leads Scmdies
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Principal Ross H. Larsen looks over 'ihe enrollmenl' repori for
The 67-68 school year al AHS. Due 'lo a suloslanlial increase in
enrollment several classes were overly filled wiih sfudenfs and
had 'ro be splil up. Mr. Larsen has a greal deal lo do wiih
lhis and spends much of his summer hours working.
Mr. Ross H. Larsen, principal of Amarillo High.
is a former graduale of A.H.S. He aiiended Baylor
Universiiy, where he ailairied a BA and a Maslers
degree ai Norih Texas Sraie. Mr. Larsen began
reaching ai Horace Mann Junior High School. here
in Amarillo. Afler leaving Mann, he served as prin-
cipal of Ausiin Junior High for nine years. He 'rhen
'rransferred +o become assisiani principal here a+
Sanclieland. In I943, Larsen became principal of
Nixon Junior High, where he remained for nine
years before reiurning io A.H.S. as principal. He
is serving in his sevenlh year in 'rha'r capacily here.
In his duiies, Mr. Larsen is responsible for 'rhe
good and welfare of all siudenls and Teachers of
A.H.S. He is lruly willing To march inlo hell for a
Mr. Larsen fakes a few minufes of his lime 'ro converse wilh
Mrs. Helen McCuan. ihe alfendance clerk al Sandieland.
Allhough Mr. Larsen keeps quiie busy 'rhroughouf ihe year
and has many responsibilifies fo Tend fo. he is never 'foo
busy 'ro give a srudenl a helping hand.
Strickland Takes New Position AT AHS
AssisTanT principal of Amarillo High School is
a big posiTion ThaT holds a greaT deal oT respon-
sibiliTy. IT enTails more Than iusi whaT meeTs The
eye. We have a new assisTanT principal This year.
He is R. G. STriclcland. Mr. STriclcland was new
To Sandieland lasT year. He served as ninTh grade
counselor aT AusTin Junior High Tor several years
before coming To AHS as iunior counselor. Mr.
STriclcland Took over The iob as assisTanT principal.
when Mr. Ben Moore was Transferred To CroclceTT
Junior High lasT year.
Our assisTanT principal is The base of The acTiv-
iTies aT AHS. He direcTs many acTiviTies Tha+ keep
The school running smooThly. Mr. STrickland is in
charge oi all disciplinary problems. This includes
keeping The deTenTion hall aTTer school. He also
isues all TexTbooks when school sTarTs. and issues
reinsTaTemenTs each morning before school.
AssisTanT principal, Mr. R. G. Sfriclclancl, Talks wiTh Connie
Scruggs, senior, abouT one of The many problems a senior faces
during The year. He also helps wiTh regisTraTion aT The begin-
ning of The school year, and aids Teachers and counselors in
One of The many daily rouiines performed by Mr. STriclcland is giving The aTTernoon announ.cemenTs. AT his new iob as assisTanT
principal, Mr. STriclcland devofes many long hours of his Tree Time To help sTudenTs in all ways To promoTe The siandards of Sandie-
land. NOT only does he worlc during school hours, buT he also supervises such Things as school dances and various club acTiviTies
Throughoui The year. Mr. STrickland will always be found supporTing The Sandie Teams and backing all TuncTions aT Amarillo High.
Mr. STriclcland is surely an asseT To AHS.
Molherly ls Helpful To '68 Seniors
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Sewing his second year as senior counselor, Mr. Malherly is an as-
sef fo all who are gradualing. His cluiies consisl' of checking each
senior sluden+'s credils and cerfifying senior sfudenis for gradua-
lion. He adminislers various +es+s for 'rhe college bound siudenl
fhroughoul' lhe year.
ln lhe pasl. Mr. Maiherly has served as assislani principal and head
of lhe Marh Deparfmenl' al Amarillo High. Before moving info The
posilion of senior counselor, Mr. Mafherly served as iunior coun-
selor for six years. He advises siudenls on college iniormaiion and
helps 'them 'ro make 'rheir seleclion.
Our senior counselor lhis year is Mr. lvl. L. Malh-
erly. Mr. Maiherly is quiie a leader of AHS. His
influence is sharply feli among ihe seniors he works
Mr. Maiherly obiained his B.S. degree from Easi
Texas Siaie. Laier. he obiained a Mas'rer's 'From
The Universiiy of Texas.
Mr. Malherly served as assisianr principal here
al' Amarillo High in I946 +0 l950. From lhere he
weni +o Plainview High as principal. He served 'rhere
for six years. Afler Plainview. Mr. lvlaiherly reiurned
lo Sandieland 'ro Jreach maih. ln I96O, he was made
iunior counselor, where he served uniil I966, when
he became senior counselor,
Senior counselor, Mr. Maiherly, prepares +o rake his fray lo
rhe scullery afier eafing lunch al- ihe school cafeferia. He
musl' be one of lhe busiesi' people al AHS. Many seniors are
very undecided as fo whai college +hey would like 'ro alfend.
Mr. Maiherly will ralk wilh a siudenl and fry 'lo help him de-
cide whaf would be fhe besl' college choice.
Mrs. Gibbs regularly affends faculfy meefings ThroughouT The school
year. She also serves as iunior counselor assisTing sTuclenTs wiTh Their
schedules and helping Them wifh Their school and personal problems.
Mrs. Gibbs keeps informed on sfudenfs' permanenT records To make
sure They are meeTing The requiremenfs for graduaTion.
Much of The worlc ThaT Mrs. Gibbs does is done by use
of The Telephone. Every day she musT check upon
absenT sTudenfs. phone parenfs and make various
phone calls. Along wiTh phoning. she also has con-
ferences wiTh sTudenTs and sfudenfs' parenTs.
Gibbs Guides Students As Counselor
Mrs. Nan Gibbs, junior counselor and Dean of
Girls, is serving Amarillo High on iTs faculTy for
her fiTTeenTh year. As Dean of Girls. she is in
charge of all girls in The school and any acTiviTies
ThaT concern Them. She also has greaT responsibil-
iTies as iunior counselor. All iunior curricular prob-
lems are referred To her.
Mrs. Gibbs aTTended college aT EasT Texas STaTe.
WesT Texas STaTe. and The UniversiTy of Colorado.
where she earned her BS and MasTer's degree.
AfTer graduaTion, Mrs. Gibbs began Teaching aT
a small school in Talco. Texas, where she TaughT
ln l952, she became a Sandie when she came
To AHS as a Typing Teacher. She kepT ThaT posi-
Tion for The nexT six years. Then she quiT ThaT To
become sophomore counselor. ln l962, Mrs. Gibbs
became Dean of Girls when Mrs. Haney reTired.
This is her fifTh year in ThaT capaciTy now. This
year. she changed counseling iobs. AfTer serving
as sophomore counselor for nine years, This is her
firsT year as iunior counselor.
AHS sTudenTs owe much graTiTude To This woman
who has given of herself To help us reach The un-
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The reinsTaTemenT lisT is one of Mrs. Gibbs' maior iobs. She
musT make sure ThaT everyone fills one ouT and has all Their
Teachers sign iT. NoT only does she have To keep an accurafe
accounT of who is absenf. buT also sees ThaT everyone checks
in and ouT of school during The day.
Mr. Larson confers wifh fha sophomore counselor, Mr. Pippin, as fhey discuss
the new Occupafional Training course to be esfablishecl af Amarillo High
School nexf year. This program will be for fhe high school sfudenis who do
noi' plan 'lo offend college afrer graduafion and will go direcfly info fhe
Much fime is speni' on fhe felephone as Mr. Pippin
is somefimes confronfed wiih personal problems
'lhaf musf be discussed wifh parenfs. Somefimes il'
is necessary for appoinfmenis fo be made for con-
ference wifh 'rhe counselor.
Pippin Plans Sophomores' Schedules
Mr. Louis Pippin is serving in his firsf year as
sophomore counselor here. Alfhough if is his firsl'
experience as a counselor, Mr. Pippin is cerfainly
noi' new fo Sandie sfudenfs. Before he became coun-
selor, he served as direcfor of +he Bel Canfo Cho-
rale for eleven years.
Mr. Pippin obfained bofh his Bachelor's and his
Mas'rer's degrees from Wesi Texas Universify. Be-
fore coming fo AHS, he served as choir direcfor al'
a junior high school.
As sophomore counselor, Mr. Pippin has many
responsibilifies. His greafesi' 'lask is To acquainf fhe
sophomores wifh Sandie cusfoms and fradiiions. The
sophomores can always Turn 'ro Mr. Pippin fo help
wiih any of The problems Thai fhey run info in fheir
firsf year ai AHS. Mr. Pippin checks each s'rudenf's
schedule fo make sure Thai' he is enrolled in fhe
righi courses 'ro enable him fo alfend 'rhe college of
his choice or pursue a career.
Mr. Pippin sponsors many proiecfs fo guide The
sophomores. These include many 'resfs io defermine
a s+udeni s apfifude and abilifies.
Planning fhe sophomores' high school schedules during +he year is
one of fhe many iobs fhaf keeps Mr. Pippin occupied. This is very
imporlanf in fha? he musf be sure fhe course fhey are faking will
safisfy fhe necessary requiremenfs for Their enfrance +o fhe college
of fheir choice.
Office Attendants Beneficial To Students
The office workers have many iobswhich they must perform during
one day of school. Mrs. Beal checks the absentee report while
Mrs. Faust calls a student's parent. These ladies must know where
a student is if they are not at school. They must call the home,
office, or place ot business where a parent works if the parent
does not contact the school first.
Mrs. McCuan smiles as she reads the mail that has come to the
school that day. Frequently she must check back in the records
and look up a former student's record. This helps an employer
to know what kind of person that is going to work with him. She
also works hand in hand with the counselors and Mr. Larsen.
During the school day, Mrs. Faust checks the files to get some in-
formation about a student. These files contain all of the student's
permanent records that attend Amarillo High. These are important
to students who plan to attend college or to get a fob after their
high school training. These records carry grades from first grade on.
The operation of the school would be much less
organized if it weren't for the help of the three
office workers, who assist administration, faculty. and
Mrs. Helen McCuan serves Amarillo High as sec-
retary to the principal. She helps Mr. Larsen and
Mr. Strickland with correspondence and also sends
students' transcripts to colleges.
'Mrs. Dot Beal shoulders great responsibility as
bookkeeper and records clerk. She is responsible for
the sate keeping of school funds.
As attendance clerk, Mrs. Faust has the task of
keeping an accurate record of all absentees and
checking their excuses.
Mrs. Beal uses the telephone very much during the eight
hours that a student attends school. She calls parents or a
student's guardian, the Administration Building and many
other places to check on students or find information that
deals with Amarillo High. As Sandies we owe a lot to our fine
Mrs. Moffit Keeps AHS Health Clinic
Our healfh clinic is headed by Mrs. O. Moffif,
RN. This is her sixfh year in Amarillo High Schooi.
buf she has served in 'rhe Amarillo Public School
Sysfem for I8 years. Mrs. Moffif is in our building
every day excepf Tuesdays. when she is af Wilson
Our clinic is a viial parf of our school, making
sure fhaf anyone who becomes ill while af school
will have fhe proper care fhaf he requires. Mrs.
Moffif doesn'f give any medicafion. She worics in
a supervisory capacify. She checks fhe person, and
may send him home.
In our clinic, much more is offered fhan freaf-
menf when a sfudenf is iii. Prevenfive checlcs on a
person's healfh offen help avoid pain or discom-
forf lafer. Each year, our sfudenfs are given fhe
opporfunify fo have fheir hearing fesfed. Vision
fesfs are also offered fo ihose who may need
glasses. Mrs. Moffif has a card on each sfudenf in
school who has any reason fo need help from fhe
clinic. ln 'rhis way she keeps frack of anyone who
has been under her care.
Mrs. Olga Moffil' fallxs wifh one of her aids during fhe school
day. Mrs. Moffif has a greaf responsibilify for she musl see
every sfudenf fhai' is ill before fhey leave school. Some are seni-
baclc fo ciass. some senf home. while ofhers are allowed io resf
for a while.
Affer a long-hard-day. Mrs. Moffif prepares
fo leave school. Anyone who has ever visifed
fhe healfh clinic knows she has puf in a full
day's worlc for Sandieland. As a reqisfered
nurse, she is qualified fo aid any iilness.
Mrs. Moffil' prepares fo call a mofher during fhe day while Donna Dufek. sen-
ior, looks on. She musl' call every sfudenl-'s parenl or guardian before 'rhe
sfuclenl' is allowed fo go home. She also counsels and 'iallcs over problems 'rhal'
any sfuclenl' mighf have. She is willing fo fall: wifh any sfudenl' fhaf mighl' come
fo her during 'lhe day.
Mrs. Worley, assisi-anT librarian, gefs in The ChrisTmas spiril' by
decorafing The Chrisfmas Tree ThaT was in The library during
The holiday season. The library is a place where 5-rudenig may
go for a pleasanf change of scenery, To sfudy or read a good
book, or iusT relax.
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A maior iob in The library is To keep all The books on The
righf shelves and in The righT order. Mrs. Howell. librarian,
performs This iob every day, for many books are checked in
and ouT each day. The school library has a vasT selecfion
of books for The reader To enioy.
Library Increases Students Knowledge
Our library is an assef To Sandieland. Run by
Mrs. C. F. Howell, iT is open To all AHS sTudenTs
during class periods and lunch. lT also remains open
a Ii+Tle before school and affer school. Mrs. Howell
keeps The books in order. checks books ouT To sTu-
denfs, and mainfains-discipline. She is assisfed by
Mrs. Leola Worley.
Mrs. Howell allows sfudy hall sTudenTs To come
info The library and use reference maferials or read
magazines or newspapers. She also makes The li-
brary available To Teachers so ThaT They may bring
Their whole class down To do research on a proiecf
or check ouT books.
Our library offers AHS sTudenTs The opporTuniTy
To gain knowledge nof found in Texfs. or iusf a flighf
from realify info a book of ficfion. lT makes San-
dies more widely read. more knowledge of subiecfs
foreign To Teaching.
Mrs. Howell checks ouT a book To Delise Rice, senior. during a
class period. The library is a musT for many sfudenfs who need
a cerTain bool: for sTudy in one of Their classes. Seniors who
need novels for English class find The library full of many se-
Mrs. Chrisiine Hayier Mrs. Marion Schoen
English, Composilion English. Vocabulary
B.S.. McMurry M.A., Oklahoma
ln senior English many imporfanf works of liferaiure are
studied. Busfer Fosfer Talks wiih Mrs. Norma Hogue abouf
a passage from Macbe+h . Mostly liierafure is siudied
during The 'firsi semesfer and reading a novel .is an ouiside
acfivify in mosf cIasses..This class prepares ihe sludeni' for
pari of college English.
Mrs. Mary Conerly Mrs. Norma Hogue
MA., Nonfh Texas M.Ed.. Wesl' Texas
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Mrs. Chrisfine Hay+er reads a iournal 'rhal' she requires her
Composilion sfudenis io keep. ln lhe iournal, siudenls wriie
aboul' a single occurrence fhai has happened lhal' day. Mrs.
Hayier ieaches ihe only Composiiion class. ll is imporlanl' for
if helps ihe sfudeni fo wrife more accuraiely and perfecf his sfyle.
Mrs. Mary Williams
BA., Wesl' Texas
Mrs. Rose Powell
MA.. Wesi' Texas
Composition Promotes Writing Abilities
Mrs. Marion Schoen heads the English Depart-
ment again this year. This department is important
to each student who goes through AHS. because
every graduate is required to obtain at least three
and one-halt credits ot English work. Courses ot-
tered range trom sophomore English to Vocabulary
'For seniors. There are two accelerated courses in
this department. They are ottered to sophomores
and juniors. This year the iunior accelerated class
is using a new course ot study, which was audited by
Carnegie Tech. lt this works out well, all classes will
revert to this course next year. For students who
have trouble with average English, C classes are
Mrs. Gregg aids one ot her students. sophomore Jan Barnhart.
in the techniques of English grammar. This being her tirst year
at AHS, she has broadened the minds ot her students by
furthering their knowledge in the study ot grammar, litera-
ture, and the style and torm ot writing.
Mrs. Yvonne Williams smiles as the class discusses a humor-
ous story which contained animated characterization. Literature
extends a wide-range variety ot reading, in which the students
enioy to indulge. A touch ot humor adds to the continuity ot
the educational knowledge being taught in Engiish classes.
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Mr. Roland Ingram
M.Ed., North Texas
Mrs. Stella Matherly
MA.. West Texas
Mrs. Dolores Gregg
M.Ed., West Texas
History Teaches Knowledge Of Past
The feachers' lounge provides a chance for feachers fo visif
and associafe wifh oiher members of fhe faculiy. Mr. Har-
rison fakes a break and enioys a Coke as he relaxes in fhe
lounge during his off period.
The Hisfory Deparfmenf is headed by Mrs. Margaref
Josserand. Mrs. Josserand sfafes fhaf fhe purpose of
fhe deparfmenf is fo forever fry'fo make hisfory come
alive. Mrs. Josserand and fhe feachers under her are
doing a fine iob of inferesfing sfudenfs in whaf has
happened in fhe pasf. This is imporfanf because his-
fory follows a paffern. and knowledge of fhe pasf may .
help fhe fufure.
All sfudenfs are required fo have fhree credifs in i
fhis deparfmenf fo graduafe. This includes governmenf
and economics for fhe seniors. Ofher courses offered y
include world hisfory and American hisfory.
Mr. Guss Hrncir
M.Ed., Soufhwesf Texas
Mr. Warren Harper
B.S., Ausfin College
Mr. Gene Norman Mr Bobb SCOH,
Economics. Typing Hisifory Y
B'B'A Georgm M.Ed.. Wesi Texas
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Mrs. Yvonne Williams Mr. Joe Granlo Mrs. Kay Norlham Mr. Max Harrison
l-lis+ory Hislory, Foollaall Hisfory, English Higfory
B.A., So. Dalcola BA.. Wesl' Texas B-An W5Yl5nd College B.S.. Wesf Texas
Mrs. Rulh Houslon Mrs. Margarel Josserancl Mr. Roberl Cleland Mr. Don McPherson
Hislory Hisrory Government Hislory Governmenl'
B.S., Wesl Texas MA.. Wesl' Texas M.Ed.. Texas BA., Wesl' Texas
Economics is one of lhe courses required of
seniors before gratlualion. Mr. Norman lec-
'lures lo one of his classes as he explains
lhe economic slandards of lhe Uniled Sfales
pas? and present '
Mr. Bobby Scolf, American Hislory leacher. has a forlorn lool: on his face as
he leclures 'ro one of his classes. The hislory of America from i'rs beginning lo
'lhe preseni day is laughl' in his classes as well as in 'rhe olher l-lislory classes.
Amarillo High can be proud of ils Hislory Deparlmenl and i'rs fine Teachers.
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Mr. Mike Nelson Mr. Gary Lawley
Biology. Baslcelball Bl0l0qY. Baskefball
B.A., Ausfin College M-N-S-. Oklahoma
Mr. Tom Leezer Mr. Charles Hargrave
BFOIOQY. Trainer Chemislry
B-S-. Texas B,S.. Wesl Texas
Science Furlhers Experimental Sludy
Scienlific experimenls become very involved and compli-
cafed in fha biological laboralories as Mr. Branch insirucls
one of his classes lo carefully observe and analyze ihe many
cliffereni movemenis and phases of 'l'he division of cells.
Our Science Deparimeni, headed by Mrs. Allania
Kaye, offers many courses io sluclenis of AHS. ln-
cluded in ihe courses are: biology Zl-22, chemislry
3l-32, physics 4l-42. and for The more advanced siu-
denis. biology 50, chemisiry 50, and physics 50.
The ieachers in This cleparlmeni are: Mr. Charles
Campbell, Mr. Lloyd Boyd, Mr. Charles Hargrave, Mrs.
Ailania Kaye, Mr. Glenn Branch, Mr. Jim Denny, Mr.
Gary Lawley, Mr. Tom Leezer, and Mr. Mike Nelson.
Our Science Deparimeni 'rruly helps us reach our
quesi: To reach 'rhe unreachable siarsl
Mr. Glenn Branch Mr, James Denny
Biology Biology, Foofball
B-A-. W6Sf Texas BA., Wesi' Texas
Mr. C. A. Campbell Mrs.A1'lan'I'a Kaye The world of ihe unlcnown holds many unsolved mysferies.
Physics Chemisiry Science offers fo 'rhe siudeni fhe chance io delve info
M.Ed..Wes+ Texas M.S., So.Cal. fhese mysferies and fry if possible io discover and solve
fhe unlcnown world. Many 'ihings large or small are yel' 'io
be found, buf science will .help io unfold 'ihese mysieries.
Wiih so many baffles. chemicals. and supplies in The' sioreroom of fhe Science Deparfmenf. everyfhinq musf be kepf in perfeci' order
so fhings can be found easily fhe nexf fime fha? 'rhey are used. David Gouldy, iunior. puis away some chemicals 'Thai' were used in
his class. The Science Deparimenf Ts forfunaie io have so many ihings ihaf are needed for experimenis and class.
Math Department Extends Curriculum
Mr. Joe Norman Mr. J. M. Boswell
Math, Trigonometry Algebra, Math
B.S., Oklahoma M.A.. 'West Texas
Mr. Bill McCamon Mr. Clyde Martin
Geometry. Algebra Algebra. Geometry
M.Ed., Oklahoma B.S.. Texas Tech
Mr. Joe Norman head our Math Department
this year. The Math Department otters diversified
courses, in order that there may be a course tor
each person's ability. These courses include: related
math, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, arithmetic.
and math analysis. There are three math analysis
courses ottered, and each ot them is on the college
level. Math analysis-40 is college algebra, math
analysis-50 is college geometry. and math analysis-
60 is calculus. There are also courses tor those stu-
dents who show very little ability in the Math De-
partment. These are related math-2l-22 and arith-
metic-4O. Each student is required to obtain at
least two credits in the mathematics tield.
Aslcing an intelligent question about his math problem is
Larry Latham, sophomore. Mr. J. M. Boswell instructs him
in the proper way to work it. Mr. Boswell as well as many
other teachers offers his services in the morning to those
students who can't arrive at the correct answer or are slower
at learning than others.
Many teachers must meet during atter school hours to iron
out problems that arise. Mr. Clyde Martin talks with sev-
eral other teachers during a night meeting at his home.
Along with meetings. some teachers also have homeroom
get togethers and special parties tor graduating seniors.
r. Joe Norman falks wifh Creed WyaH, senior, aboul' a
oblem during a Key Club meeling. Many Teachers af
EIS are sponsors of various clubs plus having a full sched-
of classes each day. The siudenfs should be glad 'lhaf
r 'reachers are willing To sponsor our fine clubs.
Mr. Bill McCamon works with Earlene Morrison, senior, on
a schedule problem during The summer enrollment Several
feachers 'look lime our of rheir summer vacaiion fo aid
wifh 'lhe week long regis+ra+ion. Over l.7O0 sfudenis were
enrolled. , ,
Mr. Tom Alrharl
Mr. Dalfon Teague
MA.. Texas Tech.
Mr. Kenneih Clapp
B.S., Wesr Texas
Miss Mary Brillharl'
Mr. Lloyd Boyd
B.S.. Texas Tech.
Business Classes Aid College Bound
Mrs. Joyce Minor
Mrs. MarTha Fuquey
Typing. ShorThand ,
B.B.A., WesT Texas
Mrs. Be'Hy Jones
M.B.A.. Wesi' Texas
Mrs. BeTTy Jones is heading The Business DeparT-
rhenT oT our school This year. OT course, TypewriT-
ing and shorThand are in This deparTmenT, buT There
are also such courses as bookkeeping and business
law. There are Two years oT Typing oTTered To Those
who wish To become proTicienT. 'There is also Typ-
ing-40. which is a one semesTer course oTTered To
seniors, who have, Tor some reason, noT been able
To work in a whole year. Typing is a very popular
course, because many Teachers appreciaTe Typed
work Trom Their sTudenTs. ShorThand inTeresTs mosT-
ly girls. since This is one oT The greaTesT skills re-
quired To become a secreTary. Many sTudenTs, who
have'Taken This course previously. have sTaTed ThaT
iT helps Them To Take more compleTe and more ef-
TicienT noTes in class. Bookkeeping is The sTudy of
accounTs, and records. STudenTs sTudying This course.
gain valuable lessons on how To keep Track oT mon-
ey. how To keep a budgeT, and how To record bus-
iness TransacTions. Business law, TaughT by Mr. Mills,
is The sTudy oT The laws ThaT govern business Trans-
acTions ThaT Take place in The UniTed STaTes every
The Business DeparTmenT of Amarillo endeavors
To provide courses which will help The sTudenTs To be
more qualifed To hold down a job. if They desire
To do so. f '
Mrs. Joyce Minor walches 'rhe cloclc and prepares 'lo call lime while
giving a 'rimed wriling 'ro one of her classes. Timed wrilings help a slu-
denl lo work up his speed and lo eliminale mislalres under pressure.
Typing isgraded by 'the number of mislalces, accuracy, and speed. This
is a good course 'lor all lo lake.
Shorihand is a course lhal becomes a challenge 'lo fhose
who have an inleresl' in secrefarial work. Drill and prac-
lice become a daily rouline in order fo obiain perfec-
'rion in 'rhe skill. Mrs. Jones prepares a lesson for her
class 'ro lranscribe. Being able lo fake diclalion is an-
ofher requiremenl' for lhe course.
Timed wrilinqs become fedious and very fruslraling as
Harmon Hollar, senior, allempls lo reach his producfion
rale during his semesler linal. Finger dexlerily is an es-
senlial qualily lhal is needed by every good lypisl.
Faculty Attends Christmas Qpen House
Mrs. Lucy Walker
C.H.E.. l-lome and Family
M.Ed.. West Texas
Mrs. lnez Parkey
M.Ed., West Texas
The sewing machine is the most important machine
that a student in a clothing class uses. Everything that
is sewn is done 'by use ot the machine except tor the
tew things done by hand. The student must. know how
the machine works and, must know exactly howto run
it tor accurate sewing. '
The Homemaking Department is headed by the
three taculty members who teach home economics
courses. Miss Thurman teaches interior design while
Mrs. Walker teaches a class ot home and tamiiy
living. Also ottered in this department are tood.
and clothing classes and co-operative home eco-
Students enrolled in home economics gain valu-
able knowledge that can be used in homes and tam-
ilies later. This is the purpose ot home economics.
Students enrolled in interior design learn the art
ot turnishing a home in good taste. Home and tam-
ily living students learn about the family. the core
ot society . All home economics students learn in-
formation that will be valuable in the tuture.
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Mrs. Lucy Walker prepares to make out a test for her Homemaking
students during her oft period. Mrs. Walker is also a sponsor for
Future Homemakers of America which keeps her very busy. She must
help plan all meetings and get the meetings set up with each class
officer. Many times meetings must be called before school to talk
about unfinished business.
Miss Doris Thurman
B.S., Texas Tech
The open house for 'Teachers is a big even+ for ihe sfuden+s in foods classes. Shelia Dew, senior, pours a cup of coffee for a 'ieacher
during his off period. Throughout The week s+uden'rs prepare foods for fhe Friday open house. No+ only do +eachers from AHS
come, buf many Teachers and adminisirafors also come lo lhis annual affair. The 'reachers all agree fha? 'lhey enioy 'lhis evenf.
Miss Marie Donnell
Mrs. Lynda Drown
BA.. Wesf Texas
Mrs. Pafricia Vick
BA.. Universify of Texas
Tapes Beneficial To Language Students
One of fhe many imporfanf ways of sfudy in a foreign language
class is fo lisfen and repeal. Mrs. Pafricia Viclc worlcs on several
Spanish drills wifh one of her classes. Spanish, French, and Lafin
are all faughf af Amarillo High. Wifh fhe aid of fhe language
lab, many sfudenfs learn fo speak a language fluenfly.
Many sfudenfs of Amarillo High fake advanfage
of our fine Language Deparfmenf by sfuclying a
language ofher fhan English. The foreign languages
offered af AHS are Lafin. Spanish, and French.
Two years of each of fhese are offered. and if
fhere are enough sfudenfs inferesfed. fhird or fourfh
year may be offered.
Many sfudenfs become inferesfecl in languages
and sfucly more fhan one. This inferesf is bene-
ficial fo all, because fhrough a counfry's lan-
guage, one gains a wider undersfancling of fhe
nafive people. Af AHS, Spanish is mosf in demand.
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The language lab offers 'ro ihe sfudenl' ihe chance 'io lisfen
and repeal dialogues fhe way lhe naiive speaker would.
A siudeni' lisiens io a rape while in his Spanish class. Many
s'ruden+s wifh ihe aid of 'lhe lab have learned io speak a
language more frequenily.
One of 'lhe highlighis of ihe year for Spanish siudenis is 'lhe
annual Chris+mas parfy. Along wifh acfing oui' dialogues.
singing carols, and eaiing refreshmenis, a pinaia was broken.
Teachers as well as s+uden+s parficipafed in 'rhe exciiemenf.
All fha siudenfs agreed rhal' +he pariy was fun.
Miss Mary McFarland Mrs. Mary Gibson
French, English Spanish
B.A.. Universiiy of Texas M.A.. Oklahoma
A+ ihe end of The day. Mrs. Drown. one of fhe Spanish
ieachers, gives a final dialogue before dismissing class.
Anyone who belongs fo one of ihe 'rhree language clubs
will agree 'rhaf 'l'he srudy of language is a fun and exciiing
Musical Presentation, Highlight Of Year
The Music Department is headed by two taculty
members. They are Mr. George Bittle, the choir
director. and Ronnie Wells. the band and orchestra
director. The entire Music Department works to-
gether on a musical production each year. This
year, the production was Brigadoon . Terrie Stew-
art portrayed the lead. with Joe Collier, Jan Burk,
and Gary Blankenship playing other main parts.
The proceeds buy materials tor the music depart-
Separately, the choir, band. and orchestra carry
on their own activities. The band pertorms at halt-
time shows tor the tootball games, and sits beside
thestudent body to play pep songs at basketball
games. Our band received a tirst division rating at
the regional marching tournament.
The AHS orchestra pertorms at many school
tunctions. The orchestra added the background
music to Brigadoon . lt also puts on concerts tor
the school. Suzan Hayes is the orchestra queen this
The Bel Canto Chorale, under the direction ot
Mr. Bittle. has sixty-seven members. The Bel Canto
performs at various programs in Amarillo during the
year. Our choir also travels to other schools to
pertorm tor them.
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Brigacloon , Bel Canto members Jerri Cross, Jenny Ewing,
and Pam Kennedy take a break and sing selections trom
Mr. George Bittle Mr. Ronnie Wells
Music Band, Orchestra
B.M.Ed., Texas Tech M.M.Ed., Texas Tech
Getting ready to blow the starting whistle tor halt time activi-
ties is senior. Bill Moss, head drum major. 'Ihe band pertorms
at all Sandie tootball games and pep rallies..Many endless hours
are spent by band members practicing routines tor halt time
Donna Dufek, senior, dances The sword dance in lhe play Briga-
doon which was pul on by 'Phe Amarillo High Drama Deparrmeni,
Orchesfra, and Choir. Afier long hours. blood, sweat and fears,
'rhe play was pu? on. and was a grear success. Everyone worked
fo make lhe play a grand one.
Dr. George Wilson from lnferlochn direcls Jrhe AHS orches-
fra durinq fhe music clinic held for Two days. A+ +he end of
fhe fwo days, lhe Band and Orchesfra held lheir annual clin-
ic conceri' The Band and Orchesfra parenfs sponsored a chili
supper before 'ihe concerf. Dr. Wilson gave many good ideas
+0 bo+h groups.
During an early morning rehearsal. Mr. Wells works wiih lhe orcheslra on some music 'lhar will be played in a fufure concerf. These re-
hearsals siarf af 7:30 and somefimes he finds i+ hard fo gel everyone lhere on lime. This is Mr. Wells' 'lhird year lo 'reach al' Amarillo
High, buf was a sludenl here also. All his sludenis will agree 'lhar he is doing an excellenr iob.
DromoTisTs Display Skill in Our Town
The Speech and Drama deparTmenT is headed by
Mr. Wes SchulTz and Miss Carol Ayers. Mr. SchulTz
and Miss Ayers are boTh new To Amarillo High This
year, and They are doing an excellenT fob oT running
This imporTanT deparTmenT.
Mr. SchulTz insTrucTs all The drama classes and
some oT The speech, while Miss Ayers devoTes her
Time To all speech classes. This year, There are Three
semesTer courses oT speech, and The same number
oT drama courses Tor Those sTudenTs who are inTer-
esTed in This Tield oT sTudy.
ln drama, sTudenTs sTudy a varieTy oT skills which
perTain To acTing and sTage work. As could be ex-
pecTed, sTudenTs sTudy The Tine poinTs of acTing
and The arT oT porTraying characTers, buT They also
sTudy such inTeresTing subfecTs as play producTion
and plays as a Type of liTeraTure.
Speech sTudenTs learn how To proiecT Their voices
and how To geT The proper expression inTo Their
voices, in order To communicaTe wiTh The audience.
In class, speech sTudenTs sTudy prose, poeTry, and
Our Town by ThornTon Wilder was The Three acT play
presenTed by The Drama DeparTmenT This year. The Town,
Grovers Corners, is an average Town in New England. Eva-
line McSpedden, Mrs. Webb and her daughTer Emily, played
by PaT Hayden. are iusT Two of The people in Grovers Cor-
ners. The play was a huge success.
Miss Carol Ayers Mr. Wes SchulTz
Speech, English Speech, Drama
B.S., Wes'T Texas B.A.. WesT Texas
The Speech and Drama deparTmenT is a very imporTanT deparT-
menT aT Amarillo High. Mrs. Carol Ayers lecTures To a class
abouT The proper way To presenT a speech. During The year This
deparTmenT presenTs one acT plays along wiTh The annual Three
acT play. The Drama deparTmenT also plays a maior parT in puT-
Ting on The musical.
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There are many differenf proiecfs worlced on during +he year in Ari and Ads and Craffs classes. Lind? Campbell. senior, prepares
fo puf one of her proiecfs in 'rhgpsmall lriln. Ari is a very imporfanf class for if prepares sfudenfs who will be +aking err classes in
college wilh 'the 'type work lhey will be doing. Many sfudenis 'lake an Ari course iusl' for ihe pleasure oif crealing somefhing wiih
Their own hands.
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be done on his arf proiecl. Mrs. Townsend sfays very busy
reaching classes plus doing ofher proiecfs for various clubs
and organizaiions. Amarillo High is lucky fo have someone
as ialenfed as Mrs. Townsend.
Arr Appreciation Stressed During Class
Mrs. Mary Townsend is head of 'rhe Ari' Deparr-
menr. She ins'rruc'rs four classes of sfudenfs who
are inieresied in arls and craffs. ln Mrs. Townsend's
classes, s'ruden'rs learn skills orher fhan iusl skefch-
ing. They sfucly design, color schemes. sculpiure,
enamel work, and some ari' appreciaiion and arf
The arf deparfmenf aids many oiher organiza-
'rions of AHS. They help lo design program covers
and for banquels for various clubs ancl organiza-
Jrions, help wifh The seis for The musical, and are
always willing +o help anyone who needs assisiance
wi'rh arf work.
John Whifacre, senior, works on one of the many assign-
menfs given +o him in his arls and crafls class. This class
serves as an elecfive offering sfudenfs one semesier class-
room work. The class is offered fo sophomores. iuniors, and
seniors giving Them one-half credit
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ln melals class, sludenls work on many proiecls 'rhroughoul'
ihe year. The sludeni works on a grindslone which is one of
'lhe fools locaied in ihe shop. Many oiher valuable fools and
equipmenf can be found here. Amarillo High can be proud
of Hs fine shops.
The mefals shop requires skill as well as a sfeady hand and a knowl-
edge of 'rhe malleabilify of meials. These boys use an acefylene
forch on ihe proiecl 'lhey are working wiih. This course prepares
The sludenl' in various fields.
Mr. Ruperi Taylor Mr. Oscar Self Mr. Edward Kefchum
Wood Shop Eleclrical Trades Mechanical Drawing
M.S.. Easl' Texas M.Ed.. Wesl Texas B.S.. S.E. Slare
Charles Holycross. Lesler Selby, Gary Burke, and Raymond Wyoff all work on lheir proiecfs during their sixlh period. These boys learn
skills which will benefif +hem in fheir choice of a career. Many sfudenfs go on fo a lrade school +0 learn more and exlend 'rheir knowl-
edge of whal' 'lhey have learned in high school.
Industrial Arts Covers Three Fields
The indusirial aris classes of ihis school are elec-
'rrical Trades, meials. and auio mechanics. These
courses are designed lo prepare boys for iobs af-
ier high school. Each of ihese classes are 'rhree
hours. The eleclric shop 'lrains boys io go info ihe
field of repairing eleclrical equipment The meials
course mainly works in welding and 'rhe field of
induslry. Afier graduaiion, 'rhis will help him 'ro
gel a job in eiiher a welding shop or in an indus-
fry where welding is required. The aulo mechanics
course insirucls iis siudenls in The repairing of cars.
This course is designed To ieach The basic principles
of mechanics. Alier complelion of The course. a
boy is classified as an apprenlice mechanic.
Mr. Dan Janssen 'Mr. John Birfciel
Auiomechanics Trade Melal Trades
B.S.. Wesl' Texas Texas Tech
Gelfing ready lo pui' up his malerials al' fhe end of class lime is Dick Graham, senior. He lends a helping hand fo Doug Robbins.
senior, who is Temporarily oul' ol commission. ln wood shop, as in all o+her classes, 'ihings musl' be lcepl' in order so 'lhings may be
found easily. This course 'Peaches lhe lundamenials of using one's hands in working wifh wood.
Mr. Jerry Raines Mrs. Ann Dunavin Mrs. Lincla Niemeier Mr. Jim Nash
P.E.. Wresiling P.E. P.E. P.E., FooTbalI
M.Ed., WesT Texas B.S., WesT Texas B.S., EasT Texas B.A., U.T.E.P.
Niemeier Sponsors Gymnastics Club
Archery is one of The many acTiviTies The girls' gym ciasses parl
TicipaTe in during The second semesTer. Sharon Nunn, a senior,
displays perTecT sTance as oTher members of The class observe
The archery Techniques ThaT she perTorms. Archery enables Them
To develop Their slcili and coordinaTion.
The Physical EducaTion DeparTmenT is headed by
Mr. Jerry Raines. There are Two insTrucTors Tor The
girls and Two Tor The boys. The girls work on such
acTiviTies as: Tumbling, parallel bars. baskeTball. bad-
minTon, Tennis, volleyball, and archery. This year,
There is a swimming class Tor' beginning swimmers,
TaughT aT The YWCA. Also new This year is a course
in modern dance.
The boys have acTiviTies ThaT are a liTTle more
sTrenuous Than Those of The girls. These include
an obsTacie course and climbing The ropes.
Physical TiTness is achieved Through The daily exercising T-hai
becomes a rouTine Tor each and every girl. Much concen-
TraTion and eTTorT is needed in order To obTain perTecTion.
Each six weeks requires a physical TiTness TesT in which cer-
Tain TiTness rouTines are perTormed.
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Somefhing new 'rhal was sfarfed a+ Amarillo High School rhis year was swimming class. These girls meal' sixfh period every day ai' The
YWCA. 'ro learn how fo swim or 'ro learn beifer swimming mefhods. Mrs. Neimeier was fhe inslrucior of fhis class. Many girls agreed
fhai' 'lhis class iaughl' fhem wafer safely and was very worrhwhile.
The girls' gym classes parricipafe in many acfiviiies +hroughou+ ihe
year. Tumbling which is falcen for one six weeks, enables fhe girls
+o be more graceful and more co-ordinaied. A+ The end of 'rhe six
weelcs, rhe besr iumblers from each class meer 'rogeiher lo deiermine
fhe besi' Tumbler in school. Wherher or noi a girl is an excellenf
fumbler, lhey sfill enioy and benefii' from +his six weeks period.
An imporl'an'l' facfor in gym class is gelling ihe proper
insfruclion from a qualified ieacher. Mrs. Dunavin 'lallcs
wifh a sfudeni aboui' 'rhe proper way fo use her equip-
meniz Being a new ieacher. iusi as being a new s'ru-
denf. 'finds adiuslmenl hard. Many siudenfs will be
coming back nexl year, and all hope fo find Mrs. Dun-
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During bfh period ROTC, Debbie Mifchell, Jan Burk. Candy Sfouf, Befsy Bandy, and Debbie Moore. all seniors, work for fhe perfecfion
of rifle drills. The sponsors have fhe fask of assisfing lo raise fhe flag al' all home foolball games and do various ofher fhings such
as performing a roufine af fhe iunior high schools. These fen girls hold an honored posifion for fhey are chosen by fhe ROTC boys
and Capfain Greiner.
Sam Wade. senior, fies Befsy Bandy's fie before fhe flag is raised during an affernoon foolball
game. The officers give assisfance fo fheir sponsors by helping fhem wifh 'raslcs fhey cannof
perform fhemselves. Everyone should agree fhaf fhe ROTC sponsors and boys have done an
excellenl' iob during our school year.
Mr. Huberl' Greiner
B.S., Wesf Texas
ROTC Raises Colors Before Kickoff
Capiain Huberi Greiner is in charge of fhe ROTC
unii' of AHS. ROTC Trains boys in 'rhe milifary pro-
cedures. This can be of greaf service 'ro The boys
when 'rhey enier The miliiary service. ROTC frains
boys in such subiecfs as miliiary communicaiions.
map reading, and marching.
Colonel Henry Melfon is Bafialion Commander
fhis year. He holds 'fhe responsibiliiy of fhe whole
corps. Nexf in command is Lieufenani' Joel Harp.
Besides 'rhe boys. fhere are also 'len girls in 'The
corps. They are honorary sponsors.
To be good in ROTC. one musi know how fo follow commands
and be precise when working wifh oihers. Tony Waiers and
Jan Burke. bofh seniors. praciice fogefher during 'rheir ROTC
period. Amarillo High is proud fha? we are ihe only school
wilh an ROTC uni'r. We feel ihaf ROTC is a perl of our
During sixfh period ROTC, David Waiers, sophomore. pracfices
drills and learns fo perfecf his movemenfs. Under fhe command of
Capiain Greiner and fheir superiors, lhese boys learn basic mili-
'lary slcills. Caplain Greiner has done a 'fine job wilh all 'rhe boys
and fheir sponsors ihis year. H' is a iob 'lo be commended.
Whitaker Takes Prize At Stock Show
Af his farm, which is locaied behind his house, Johnny Johnson
sfands wifh one of The many animals which he owns. He was very
forfunafe af fhe sfoclr show fhis year. for he won fhe grand cham-
pion wiih one of his prize sfeers. Mr. Davis was very proud of
fhis year's group.
One of fhe agriculfural sfudenfs looks af his quarfer horse which
was one of fhe many animals fhaf was enfered af fha livesfoclc
show held in January. This is a very imporfanf course for if famil-
iarizes fhe sfudenf wifh livesfoclc and produce which can be very
beneficial fo him if he infends fo enfer ihis field.
The Agriculfure Deparfmenf helps fo acquainf
boys wifh fhe raising of livesfoclc and produce. ln
fhis program. boys learn fhe newesl' farming and
ranching mefhocls. This program prepares fhem wifh
fhe basic slcills needed for fhe career fhaf fhey are
Mr. R. H. Davis, fhe agriculfure feacher. says
fhaf an agriculfure course can be exfremely valuable
fo a boy who is inferesfed in a career in fhis area.
In fhis deparfmenf, fhere is a large amounf of com-
pefifion wifh similar deparfmenfs of ofher schools.
Debra Mifchell, FFA sweefhearf for fhis year, presents fro-
phies fo Louis Whifacre and Johnny Johnson. bofh iuniors.
These boys won several awards af fhe sfock show and bofh
represenfed AHS well. Debra was presenf ai fhe iudging and
presenfecl each of fha winners frophies.
Mr. R. H. Davis
A is Vocafional Agriculfure
M.S.. Texas Tech
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Debra Milchell was honored by being named 'rhe FFA sweelheari' for lhe i968 school year. She was chosen by The boys ihal are af-
filiafed wifh fha agriculiural cleparlmenl, and represenled 'rhe Sandies ar lhe Sloclc Show +ha+ was held in Amarillo during The monlh
of January. Debra presenfed 'the 'lrophies fo +he boys who won awards al 'rhe Slock Show. Several of the Amarillo High boys won
awards for 'rheir animals. Mosf all enfries from AHS raled high.
Journalism Plans For Spring Banquet
No one will ever know how many responsibiiiTies resi' on The
shoulders oT Mr. Davidson. IT geTs preTTy hecTic when Mr. D
has To have I5O pages of The yearbook in The mail plus super-
vise The decoraTion of a dance. Noi' only does he sponsor The
La Airosa and SandsTorm. buT also Quill and Scroll. BOTh STGTTS
agree ThaT he has goT To be The greaTesT.
The Journalism DeparTmenT is under The direc-
Tion OT Mr. Jim Davidson. This deparTmenT.'is re-
sponsible Tor compiling The La Airosa each year and
ediTing a Tri-weekly newspaper, The SandsTorm.
The deparTmenT also issued a sTudenT direcTory
conTaining each sTudenT and TacuiTy member's name,
address and Telephone number. ln working on These
proiecTs. iournalism sTudenTs endeavor To presenT
ouTsTanding pubiicaTions To The AHS sTudenT body.
The sTaTT oT The SandsTorm sTrives To cover all The
news and acTiviTies ThaT Take place in Sandieland.
The La Airosa sTaTT works To presenT an annual
ThaT will cover all phases oT school liTe.
The Journalism DeparTmenT sponsors many im-
porTanT school acTiviTies. Une oT These is The elec-
Tion of class TavoriTes, Mr. and Miss AHS. Miss
Sandieland-and Mr. Ugly Man. AnoTher is The se-
lecTion oT The Twelve seniors who receive Who's
Who. The Who's Who candidaTes' are seiecTed by
The TaculTy. Mr. Davidson's sTudenTs sponsor The
annual SnowTlake Ball. where The class TavoriTes and
Mr. and Miss AHS are announced. and The Publi-
Making iasT minuTe preparaTions Tor The Snowflake Ball are Libby BagoT and Karen MarquardT.
The walls oT The caTeTeria were decoraTed wiTh posTers Trom various movies in accordance wiTh
The Theme, Sandieland Goes Hollywood . DespiTe The Two inch snow ThaT covered Amarillo,
abouT l40 couples aTTended. Everyone agreed ThaT The SnowTIake Ball was The appropriaTe name.
Mr. Jim Davidson
B.S.. Texas Tech
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Mr. Reuben Schaniz Brenda and Glenda Miller, Twins. show a pamphlel on how fob hunling can be lun. ln Special
Vocalional Adiuslmenl' Educalion. sludenls learn 'fhe basics of finding a iob and learning skills lhal lhey are besl in. The
B.A.. Colorado Special Educalion sludenls who are slow learners sfudy fields 'lhal they like and would have a good
job in. Some sludenfs have iobs which lhey go lo aller school is ouf.
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Several Special Educalion sludenls work in lhe AHS caieleria.
Mark McKay prepares 'lo pu'r some dishes in ihe dish rack
affer 'rhe 'rhree lunch periods. Basic educalional skills such as
malh and reading are laughl' io 'rhe sludenls. This class helps
sludenls +0 adiusl' 'ro lhe world around lhem.
Mr. Reuben Schanlz heads The Special Educaiion De-
parlmenl. He inslrucls sludenls in such basic skills as:
reading, malh, vocalional lraining. basic skills for em-
ploymenr. heallh. and sieps in everyday living. Mr.
Schan+z's Vocalional Adiuslmenl program is direcled 'ro-
wards slow learners. Hs purpose is lo help 'lhem 'rake
+heir place as well as possible in 'rhe sociely of our limes.
Each day Mr. Schanlz comes up wilh somelhing unique
'lo help him achieve lhis goal. His class usually numbers
belwveen fifleen and 'rwenly-five.
Mr. Reuben Schanlz walches while a sludenl' 'lesfs his skill ai lhe
dexferify board. This inslrumenl is used 'ro show lhe agilify and
dexferifv of 'rhe special educalion sludenls. His sfudenls as well as
olhers like him as a leacher and friend.
Mr. Frank Oglesby
Bible is ottered tor only one period during the day and is taught by Mr. Oglesby. Mr. Oglesby
Bible attended lexas Christian University and Southern Methodist University where he received his
Bachelor ot Divinity degree. He is the pastor ot the Pleasant Valley Methodist Church. Mr. Ogles-
by strives to teach his students a deeper meaning ot verses in the Bible.
Bible Class Supports Spiritual Growth
Bible 20 consists ot' the study ot the Old Testament which is
ottered the first semester. The New Testament is Bible 30 and is
otlered the second semester. Both courses are offered to sopho-
mores, iuniors, and seniors and they receive one-halt credit tor
Amarillo High School has a Bible class instructed
by Reverend Frank Oglesby. This class instructs stu-
dents in the ditterent parts ot the Bible, in more
detail than they might otherwise learn them. Any
student is invited to take Bible, since it is non-de-
nominational. lnterested students learn to look tor
a deep meaning in Bible verses. They learn how to
use the Bible as a personal guide tor their lives.
These students derive deep personal satistaction
trom this course.
Mr. Oglesby plans the lesson tor his class from the Bible
Course Handbook that each student is required to have tor
the course. lt is also used by the Dallas High School system.
The handbook contains scripture readings, questions, and
words to detine. The students keep a notebook which includes
questions and answers from the handbook.
Behind The Wheel Training Beneficial
Mr. Thurlow Spurr. leader of The Sing Oui For America , pre-
senis Mr. C. T. Howell a ceriiiicaie for his service in promoiing
Driver's Educaiion. The purpose of ihe assembly was io show slu-
denis ihai driving an auiomobile is noi only a pleasure, buf also
a responsibiliiy io drive caufiously in order 'ro preveni iraific
lvlr. C. T. Howell insirucis siudenis in drivers edu-
caiion. He allernales 'reaching AHS siudenis wiih
oiher high schools in lown. ln drivers educaiion. slu-
denis learn 'lhe proper skills in order lo become safe
drivers. Mr. Howell lakes up +o 'Four sluclenis in ihe
car ai one lime. The siudenis come from siudy halls
or 'Free periods. Taking drivers elducaiion gives new
drivers a disiinci advaniage, since Jrhey learn The
All lhe drivers educaiion cars in 'the ciiy are marked wiih a
sign ihai' informs oiher drivers 'fhai' 'there is a beginning siu-
deni' a+ ihe wheel of lhe car. Amarillo High is lucky 'fo have
This course so ihai we can 'reach siudenis ihe righi' way io
Mr. C. T. Howell rides wiih his drivers 'iraining siudenis during one of +he class hours which he
leaches ihis class. li is imporiani' io know 'the righi procedure in driving a car wheiher or noi'
one is a beginning driver or has already learned how io drive. Safeiy pays, and Waich oui for
ihe olher guy, are good slogans for all drivers lo follow. Mr. Howell siresses boih of ihese poinis
upon his sludenis.
Mr. C. T. Howell
M.S.. Wesl Texas
Every Sandie al' Amarillo High School has greal'
opporfunifies 'ro parlicipale in a varieiy of exiracur-
ricular ac'rivi+ies if he so desires. ln doing This, he noi'
only beffers himself, buf confribures somefhing 'io
AHS. The clubs are composed of any number of
young people who wish +0 work fogefher in suppori'
of a common cause. These s1'uden'rs have chosen 'io
go a liHle fariher 'Than +ha'r which is required of
fhem. They presenf new innova+ions 'ro 'rhe res+ of
ihe school in order +ha'r +hey mighi' inspire new
ideas and in+eres'rs among 'rhemselves for a grea+
...TO BEAR WITH UNBEARABLE
TO RUN WHERE THE BRAVE DARE NOT
FTA Sends Ditty Bags To Servicemen l
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Mafherly. sponsors of Fufure Teachers of
America. 'false fime oul' from Their busy schedules fo discuss plans
for fhe Sfafe TFTA Convenfion in Dallas wifh Claudia Jones.
The Fufure Teachers of America chapfer in AHS
can be proud of ifs record in fhe school and in fhe
sfafe. Our chapfer has had more sfafe officers
elecfed 'rhan fhe resf of fhe chapfers in fhe sfafe
The AHS chapfer is sponsored by Mr. and Mrs.
M. L. Mafherly. The officers for This year are: Larry
Morris, Ida McCormick. Sharon Marceron. Susan
Wiffen, Claudia Jones, Becky Braden. Joe Praff,
Leesa OH. Bill Moss, Janie Jordan, Janis Hawks.
Edward Gulelce. and Chris Burdiff, presidenf.
The purpose of FTA is 'ro inferesf sfudenfs in
'reaching as a career and 'ro help sfudenfs aHain a
beffer undersfanding of our public school sysfem.
The chapfer sponsors many services fo fhe school
and fown. This year. FTA sponsored fhe Annual
Teacher Appreciafion Day. supplied 'reachers aids,
and filled diffy bags for our servicemen in Viei'
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A duef composed of iunior. George Johnsfon and senior,
Mike Morrow sing a medley of folk-songs during fheir
performance af fhe annual FTA falenf show. The ialenf
show, a money-raising proiecf, was presenfed for a small
fee fo members of fhe sfudenf body during a pay assembly
af homeroom one day.
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Allied Youfh, sponsored by Mrs. Mary Connerly,
is a service organizafion fhaf poinfs ouf fhe facfs
abouf alcohol and drugs. The number of members
poinfs ouf fhe facf fhaf young people of foday are
inferesfed in fhe problems fhal' confronf Them, and
are frying fo find solufions.
Under fhe leadership of Presidenf. Eddie Geof-
frey, fhere are several ofher officers of AY. They
are: Dair l-lileman, Sidney Allen, John Jenkins,
Richard Bruse, Mary Anderson. Callie Hamner.
Becky Braden, Cherry l-lyso, lda McCormick, Delise
Rice, and John Krifser.
AY sponsors many proiecfs during fhe school
year. These include fhe Back fo School Dance, fhe
March for Muscular Dysfrophy, fhe March of
Dimes, fhe March for Cysfic Fibrosis, fhe Soufh-
wesf conference. fhe Infernafional conference. and
many ofher proiecfs. AY also sponsors TWIRP week,
where fhe girls have fo escorf fhe boys.
Af one of fhe monfhly meefings of Allied Youfh of Amarillo
High School, Mrs. Mary Connerly. sponsor. gives Richard Bruce,
iunior councilman of fhe club, some insfrucfions on faking up
fhe ballofs affer The vofing for fhe new officers for I967-68.
Allied Youfh members, John Jenlcins. iunior, and senior girls: Mary Anderson, Cherry Hyso, Delise Rice. Binnie Julius, and Befsy
Bandy observe one of fhe many ifems for sale af fhe AY garage sale. Money from 'lhe sale was used fo help pay bus fares fo fhe
lnfernafional Conference held in Palesfine, Texas in fhe laffer parf of Ocfober. The garage sale was held af fha Jenkins' home and
arficles fo be sold were donafed by various club members.
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Key Club Provides Leaders For School i
The Key Club ihis year is co-sponsored by Mr.
Joe Norman and Mr. Don McPherson. Creed Wyaii
as Hs presideni, leads ihis club in iis service io ihe
school and 'rhe communi+y. He is assisfed by The
oiher officers who are: Phil Maiihews, Vice-presi-
denl: Praier lvlonning. Secreiary: and Richard Kel-
The Key Club provides many services for The
school, such as sponsoring a Leadership Brealclasi,
repainiing ihe Trash cans. marching for Muscular
Dysirophy. and selling Key Chains.
AHS is made beHer by The boys of 'rhe Key
Club, who go where 'ihe brave dare noi go.
Senior, R. D. Parks +ries io persuade senior, Amy Herberi fo
purchase one of 'rhe key chains during fhe sale sponsored
by l'he Key Club early in 'lhe year. Money from 'rhe sales
goes info fhe Key Club Treasury and is used 1-o sponsor
+he club proiecis 'ihroughoui 'rhe year.
Key Club Presideni, Creed Wyafi, senior. defines 'rhe purpose
of 'lhe Amarillo High School Key Club during an assembly held
early in 'the year for boys in lhe sophomore class. Affer a lhor-
ough explanafion of ihe club, applicafions 'lo ioin were handed
our io inieresfed boys,
Dr. Lee Williamson. assisianr
rillo Public School Syslem was
of 'rhe Ama-
spealcer al' 'lhe
Key Club Leadership Brealcfasl' held on 'rhe morning of
Ociober 3l in lhe Amarillo High School cafeieria. The
purpose of 'rhe brealcfasf was 'ro bring fhe leaders of AHS
Senior Key Club member, Larry Morris, prepares lo apply his
firsl' coal of black painr fo lhe base of one of lhe wasfe baslcels
on fhe campus of 'lhe school. The purpose of lhis proiecl is lo
help beaulify Amarillo High School and 'lo keep il clean.
Senior Richard Kelly, Key Club Treasurer of Amarillo High School, counls dues money he has received from his fellow Key Club
members during lhe firsi' meefing af 'lhe beginning of lhe school year. Club members are required lo pay a lee of 52.50 which is
used 'ro finance fhe club acfivilies and proiecls rhroughouf 'the year and lo pay dues To -the infernaiional organizalion. Aciivilies
such as The selling of lcey chains and lhe iacully baslcelball game aid in paying for 'lhe various profecfs. ln The background. senior,
Rusly Fuqua lallrs wilh iunior, Sieve Crain while Milne Sweall looks on.
Pallbearers Larry 'Moi-ris, senior. and Richard Kelley. senior. carry The caskeT conTaining The remains of The defeaTed Borger Bulldog
aTTer :Ts Tangle wiTh The Golden Sandsiorm aT The pep rally held prior To The Sandie-Bulldog game. The VigilanTes of Amarillo High
School aid The cheerleaders in planning and acTing ouT skiTs aT each pep rally during The school year.
Vigilanfes Signal TD's WiTh Air Horn
Larry Morris, senior VigilanTe. heTTs The airhorn as he helps load
The bus Tor The Trip back To Amarillo Tollowing The Lubbock-
MonTerey TooTball game. The VigilanTes. in addiTion To keeping
The airhorn, also assisl' The cheerleaders in loading, unloading.
and seTTing up The equipmenT aT each game.
The purpose oT The VigilanTes oT AHS is To assisl'
The cheerleaders in guarding The Golden Sandie
SpiriT during Pep Rallies and games. The VigilanTes
provide help in doing The many Tasks which The
cheerleaders clon'T have Time To accomplish during
The hurried Time before The game begins. These
include hanging up signs, seTTing up The loud speaker
equipment and erecTing The leTTers AHS on The
slope across The sTudenT secTion.
Our VigilanTes Tor I967-I968 are seniors: Bill
Bryan. Bui Bao Thach, Jerry Johnson. Richard Kel-
ley, Phil lvlaTThews. and Larry Morris. iuniors: STeve
Crain, Greg MiTchell. and Don MonTgomery.
This group oT boys is selecTed Trom members of
The Key Club. by a voTe from The members. Be-
cause oT This. There are no individual oTTicers, buT
The VigilanTes are under The rules and direcTion oT
The Key Club oTTicers. Mr. Larsen. Mr. Joe Nor-
man. and Mr. Don McPherson.
Our greaT Sandie SpiriT would be considerably
less, if These boys did noT Try when Their arms were
Too weary. To reach The unreachable sTarl
Forensics Club Sponsors Mixed Debate
The Forensics Club is a club organized by The
speech deparTmenT To encourage Those sTudenTs in-
TeresTed in exTracurricuiar speech acTiviTies. These
include debaTes, exTemporaneous speaking, persua-
sive speaking, and prose and poeTry readings. The
goal oT This club is To creaTe and mainTain inTeresT
and improvemenT in all areas OT public speaking.
This year, The Forensics are sponsored by Mrs. Car-
ol Ayers. Mrs. Ayers scheduled many inTeresTing
evenTs This year. These included parTicipaTion in
various speech TournarnenTs in This region. This
year, The Forensics visiTed The LiHIe TheaTer To
waTch Their producTions. and gain knowledge and
ideas Trom Them.
The members oT The Forensics Club make San-
dies proud by Their records in speech TournamenTs.
Amarillo High School Forensic members Suzi ParTlow, senior,
and Callie Hamner, junior, discuss plans Tor Their upcoming
mixed debaTe wiTh one of The boys' debaTe Teams oT Caprock
High School. The debaTe Teams Took parT in many debaTes and
also poeTry reading and exiemporaneous speaking.
Senior Forensic members, Suzi ParTlow, and Bill TarTer, and iunior members, Perry ForresTer and Callie Hamner, discuss sTraTegy They
will use aT Their nexT debaTe meeT. Each year. a represenTaTive from The Amarillo Lion's Club was preseni Tor an annual debaTe
aT which a Trophy is presenTed To The winning Team To be placed in one oT The schooi's Trophy cases.
Math Club Studies Use Of Slide Rule
Clay Phennicie. senior Malh Club member. concen'lra+es an in-
,lricale equafion as he maslers +he arf of using a slide rule.
Teaching fhe use of fhe slide rule is one of ihe yearly proiecls
fhai' fhe club par'ricipa+es in.
The Maih Club of AHS is sponsored by Mr. J.
M. Boswell and Mr. Bill McCamon. Under 'rhe lead-
ership of Larry Lewis, presideni. The lvlaih Club
endeavors io promoie and encourage a greaier par-
iicipaiion. a furiher sludy. and an enriched inieresi'
in all maihemaiics.
The oiher officers of lhis club are: Miich Pick-
eH', presidenl: Joria Ellis, secreiary: and Judy Tolk.
Any sludeni' ai Amarillo High School who is in-
ieresied in pursuing his inleresi in maihemaiics oui-
side of class work, is inviiecl 'ro become a member.
ln Maih Club meeiings, members learn many skills
noi obiainable during regular classiime. One of The
yearly proiecis of The club is io ieach all of iis
members 'lo use a slide rule well. ln many meei-
ings. ihere are guesi' speakers 'ro preseni new iop-
ics and problems 'io The members.
lvlalh Club sponsor J. M. Boswell is sealed ai' his desk as he explains various maihemafical problems 'lo his sfudenfs during his 4-lh
period class. Mr. Boswell is assisfed by Mr. Bill McCamon in sponsoring 'Phe club a+ Amarillo High Sthool. Their. maior duiies include:
providing faculiy supervision for lhe club and promofing greaier pariicipalion and an enriched inleresl'-in malhemalics.
Mr. Charlie Hargrave advises iuniors Darla and Diana Davis on various proiecfs in fhe field of chemisiry ihaf fhey may enfer in
eifher school or area science fairs. One of fhe regular proiecfs of fhe science club is having each member make an enfry in fhe
fairs. Mr. Hargrave shares sponsorship of fhe AHS club wifh biology feacher Glenn Branch. They have added much 'io fha science
program af Amarillo High by making if bofh inferesfing and informative through fheir efforfs wifh fha club.
Science Club Visits West Texas State
The Science Club of AHS is made up of'any
sfudenfs faking a course in fhe science deparfmenf,
who are inferesied in doing exfracurricular acfivifies
in fhis field.
li' is sponsored by Mr. Glen Branch and Mr.
Charlie Hargraves. The officers of fhis club for fhis
year are: Doug Thompson. presidenf: Larry Lewis,
vice-presidenf: and Dona Long, secrefary-freasurer.
This club is affiliafed wifh fhe Science Clubs of
America, which sponsors several science confesfs
from which scholarships are granfed.
The main purpose of fhe Science Club is fo pro-
mofe inferesf in science and fo develop an in-
quisifive mind for each individual. This is accom-
plished fhrough. many proiecfs. Each member of
fhe club is invifed fo enfer a Science Fair Proiecf
in fhe school fair and in fhe area fair. This club
also fakes a field frip fo Wesf Texas fo view fheir
faciliiies. There are also guesf speakers af many
of The meefings.
One of 'rhe members of fhe Science Club. senior Henry Melfon,
peers infenfly info his microscope as he observes fhe division
of a profozoa specimen, Club members make good use of fhe
school's faciliiies in addiiion 'ro various field frips in fheir quesi'
of scienfific knowledge.
Spanish Club sponsor, Mary Gibson. swings wilh
all her mighl' as she iries brealcing The pinafa. a
fradilional Spanish cusfom, al' lhe special Chrisl-
mas parly held prior +o The Chrislmas holidays in
The AHS caieieria.
A larqe group of Sanclies galher lo observe copies of rhe official Ama-
rillo High School sfalionery being sold by lhe Spanish Club of AHS.
Money gained from The sale was used To finance club meelings and The
annual Chrislmas pariy. This was The iirsf year for 'rhe sale oi fhe sialion-
ery wilh +he seal of AHS on lhe lop.
Spanish Club Sells Sandie Stationery
The Spanish Club of AHS is sponsored by Mrs.
Mary Gibson and Mrs. Palricia Viclc. This club
serves io provide an opporlunily for siudenis lo
learn more aboul Spanish and lhe counlry of Spain.
Richard Kelley serves as presidenl of lhe Span-
ish Club lhis year. The oiher officers include Cyn-
lhia Clarlce. Sluarl' Shaw, Callie Hamner. Susie
Shaw, and Lynn Elkins.
The Spanish Club meeis once a monih. ln lhese
meelings, l'he members have guesl speakers, waich
'Films and discuss subiecls which perlain io Span-
ish. This club sponsors several worlhwhile proiecls.
One of ihese is The parly for ihe handicapped chil-
dren ai Wilson Elemenlary School. This is al Chrisi-
' mas rime and is based on lhe pinala iheme. The
Spanish Club also inviles ils members io a banquel
al lhe end of each year.
Doug Thompson, senior, leads 'lhe members of 'rhe Spanish
Club of Amarillo High School in some popular Spanish
songs as pari of The enlerfainmenl' planned for lhe opening
meeling of lhe year lo inlroduce lhe club lo any prospec-
French Club Headed By McFarland
The French Club oT AHS is an organizaTion
which serves To insTrucT pupils in The cusToms and
TradiTions oT France and oTher counTries oT Europe.
This year Tor The TirsT Time, French Club is spon-
sored by Miss Mary McFarland.
The oTTicers oT The French Club are The Tollow-
ing: Linda MonTgomery, presidenT: Susan Blinder-
man, secreTary-Treasurer: and Bill Brian, social chair-
This is The Third year ThaT we have had a French
Club here in AHS, and each year iT improves. Some
oT The annual projecTs oT This club are a Mardi
Gras parTy. a brealcTasT in The spring, and a ChrisT-
mas parTy. The ChrisTmas progarm is usually Tur-
nished by The Third year sTudenTs.
French Club provides and excellenT opporTuniTy
Tor all French sTudenTs To learn more abouT France
and The French people. IT helps sTudenTs build up
a greaTer inTeresT in The language.
French Club sponsor. Miss McFarland and various French Club
members pause during a meeTinq To munch on some apples
supplied by members of her French classes. Members shown
are: Terri STewerT. Mary Mike MonTgomery, Libby BagoT, BeTsy
Bandy. and Suzan Vineyard.
Miss Mary McFarland, now in her TirsT year aT Amarillo High School as French Club sponsor, lecTures To The French Club on The
diTTerenT cusToms and TradiTions oT The French people and Their counTry. Miss McFarland. a former sTudenT aT The UniversiTy of
Paris and The UniversiTy of Texas, also Teaches sophomore English and has also Taughi' in The Pampa school sysfem.
Inter Nos Keeps Latin Language Alive
lnleresied La+in Club members waich as 'Their fellow members
presenl an enlerlaining slcil' during 'rhe February mee+ing in
'rhe audiforium. These skifs are presenied io encourage s+u-
denls 'fo parlicipafe in more of lhe Laiin Club aciivifies car-
ried on in lhe school.
SuzeH'e Fischer. senior member of 'lhe Lalin Club al Amarillo
High School, poinfs oui' one of The many couniries in which
'lhe members learn fhe many cusfoms and iradilions. The club
provides sludenis wifh a means of enioymenf and enleriain-
menf oufside +he regular class period.
lnler Nos, lhe Laiin Club of AHS is sponsored by Miss
Marie Donnell and headed by Presidenl Sieve McCarH'.
The oiher officers are: Bob Scoil, Teri Baird, and Kenny
The purpose of lnier Nos. which means Among Our-
selves, is io promoie inieresi in Lalin and relaiecl sub-
iecis and 'lo provide a means of enioymenl' and enler-
rainmenlf oufside ihe regular class period.
This club meeis once a monih in e regular meeiing.
The programs for 'rhese meelings are provided by Lalin
sludenis. A+ 'rhe beginning of ihe Chrisimas season, a
Laiin brealcfasi' is served in The Al-IS cafeieria in place
of 'rhe regular December meeiing. Miss Donnell has
planned and execuied some very enferiaining proiecls
'rhis year. making lnier Nos inieresiing for iis members.
Miss Marie Donnell, Lalin Club sponsor al AHS. is shown al her
desk as she presides over one of 'Phe regular monfhly meelings of
lnfer Nos. Miss Donnell has served as club sponsor for The pasl'
years and has done much lo promoie an acfive inieresi' in
Lalin and relaied subiecls.
Mrs. lnez Parkey, one ot the sponsors ot Future Homemakers
ot America and Alice Baland. senior, prepare to bake a cake
in one ot the cooking classes at Amarillo High School as
one ot their daily activities ot learning ditterent ways ot
being a better homemaker.
Debbie Marlatt, senior, President ot the Amarillo High School
Chapter ot Future Homemakers ot America leads the members
in the FHA pledge at the annual candlelight ceremony ot the
installation ot otticers held earlier in the year on November I4
in the AHS auditorium.
Future Homemokers Hold Installation
Future Homemakers ot America at Amarillo High
is sponsored by Mrs. Inez Parkey and Mrs. Lucy
Walker. FHA's purpose is to provide leadership
training and opportunities tor personal growth to
students taking home economics.
FHA sponsors many activities during each school
year. These are otten to help less tortunate people
ot our city and area. Two ot these proiects are:
collecting eye glasses to provide new eyes tor the
needy, and the Christmas card drive, which sends
Christmas cards to the mental hospital.
FHA member. Pam Layman, iunior. adds the tinishing touches
to a skirtfone ot the many activities carried on as a mem-
ber ot Future Homemakers ot America at AHS. Members
are taught all the facets ot' sewing along with becoming a
As one of the sponsors ot FHA. Mrs. Lucy Walker plans one of
the upcoming meetings to be held in preparation tor the many
activities that the club takes part in throughout the school year.
The Future Homemakers work hard to provide leadership tor the
community and to help less fortunate people than themselves.
FFA sponsor. Mr. Herb Davis. lecfures To his 4-Th period class on The su biecf of careers in agriculfure and how To become a beTTer lead
er in The Tield of farming. Mr. Davis has sponsored The Amarillo High School chapTer oT FuTure Farmers of America Tor I9 years
while also Teaching 4 classes of agriculTure and Tarming each day.
FFA Sponsors Annual Sausage Sale
Mr. Herb Davis sponsors The FuTure Farmers oT
America aT AHS. This naTion-wide organizaTion helps
To prepare boys Tor a career in agriculTure. The
FFA boys parTicipaTe in all The area livesTock shows
and Tairs. IT They have winning proiecTs, They may
go all The way To The sTaTe Tair.
The FFA oTTicers are The Tollowing: STeve Sea-
Ton. presidenT: Eddie Morin, vice-presidenT: Greg
Sessler. secreTary: Alex Bell. Treasurer: Bill Gray,
senTinel: Leonard Womack. chaplain: and Lewis
FFA enTers disTricT, area. and sTaTe conTesTs in
Tive areas. They are: livesTock, crops. dairy, poul-
Try. and land. They also enTer conTesTs in leadership
Training. skill demonsTraTions, and public speaking.
Ag sponsor, Herb Davis. Takes Mrs. Mary Townsend's order
Tor 3 pounds oT sausage during The FFA's annual sausage
sale. The sale is The main source of revenue of The Amarillo
High School club each year and is eagerly awaifed by sTu-
denis and TaculTy members each year.
Day Care Nursery
The Y-Teens club is under new sponsorship This
year. IT has been Talxen by Mrs. Linda Niemeier and
Mrs. Anne Dunnavin, who are The qirl's PE Teachers.
The Y-Teens is a service organizaTion under The
direcTion oT The YWCA. lT includes girls Trom Twelve
To sevenTeen years oT age. There are Y-Teen chap-
Ters all over The world.
One oT The purposes oT This organizaTion is To
provide leadership in The c:iTy and The communiiy.
Their ciTy-wide proiecT This year is To donaTe Their
Time To The Day Care Nurseries oT Amarillo. Y-
Teens meeT every SaTurday To worlc on This proiecT
and also have a period oT recreaTion.
Chess Club Compeies For Cily Title
Two of fhe various chess club members sei' up fheir boards in
uffer anficipafion of anolher excifing duel on fhe boards.
An inferesfed fellow club member looks on in fhe background
prior fo engaging in a game himself.
Mr. Max Harrison, sponsor of fhe Amarillo High School Chess
Club, and several club members. discuss and plan lhe sfrafegy
fhey will use for lhe nexf mafch wifh one of fhe ofher schools
in 'rhe cify. Each year, fhe Chess Club compefes wifh ofher
schools in fha cify for fhe cify championship.
Amarillo High is one of fhe fhree schools in fown
fhaf has a Chess club. This club promofes sfudenfs'
inferesf in fhe game of chess, which is one of fhe
mosi' skilled games. using much sfrafegy and plan-
ning. This year, fhere are approximafely sevenfeen
members in fhis club. Each year, fhe club compefes
wifh ofher schools in fhe cify for fhe cify cham-
pionship. Each year, fhey represenf Amarillo High
School in fhe frue Sandie fradifion. bringing honors
fo fhe club and fhe school.
The officers of fhe Chess Club, which is spon-
sored for fhe second year by Mr. Max Harrison,
are fhe following: Glen Ball. presidenf: Mike Bishop,
vice-presidenfg Diane Helfon, secrefary: and John
Meefing once a week, fhe members of fhis club
learn many skills perfaining fo fhe game.
Mr. Charlie Hargrave, sponsor of 'lhe Amarillo Youlh Coun-
cil al' AHS1 sifs walching lhe differenl members of 'lhe club
arrive and pay 'lheir dues for 'the firsi lime al a January
meefing held in fhe Amarillo High School Cafeleria.
Amarillo Youlh Council Treasurer, Chris Burdill. senior. wilh 'rhe
aid ol senior members Anila Slriclcland, Bill Carler. and Cynlhia
Lyles. receives dues for membership in 'rhe club from several
sfudenls al one of lhe meelings held early in lhe year.
AYC Sponsors Amarillo Teen Jury
The purpose ol lhe Amarillo Youlh Council is lo
aid in lhe prevenlion of delinquency and crime
in youlh. This year, AYC is sponsored by Mr. Char-
lie Hargrave. Many AHS sludenls have shown an
aclive inleresl' in This organizalion. The officers of
AYC in lhe school are: Bill Carler. Don lvlonlgom-
ery, Evalyn McSpadden. Chris Burdill, Debbie
Moore, Janel Eichorn. Franlc Marlin, and Marsha
Rowan. There are also lhree cily ollicers from
AHS. AYC sponsors lhe Teen Jury, 'for 'lhe iirsl'
year. They also worlc wilh lhe Sing Oul America.
Senior members ol The Amarillo High School Chapler of AYC,
Creed Wyalf. John Krifser, Cynlhia Lyles. and Anile Sfrickland
discuss 'rheir responsibililies as members ol lhe newly-organized
Amarillo Teen Jury. The iury, made up of AYC volunleers. hears
cases broughl before fhem by leenagers who have received 'frai-
Evalin McSpadden. senior, secrelary of lhe Amarillo High School
Chapler ol AYC reads lhe minules of lhe previous meeling as
a rouline procedure lo begin lhe meefing. EvaIine's olher dulies
include being in charge of all fhe club's correspondence and re-
cording lhe minules.
As e warm-up exercise prior To The C-3irl's Gymnaslics Club MeeTing. senior Jerry Velebil performs a sTunT known as The Japanese
SpliTs which helps keep The muscles limbered up. Members oT The club learn To perform and pracTice many inTricaTe sTunTs such as
This in addiTion To Team sTunTs which call Tor precision Timing and compleTe co-operalion Trom The Team members.
Physical Fitness ls Gymnastics Goal
Sophomore, Jill CovinqTon. balances precauTiously on The feeT
OT Girl's GymnasTics Club sponsor Mrs. Linda Neimeier as They
demonsTraTe a diTTiculT Flying Angel To The delighT 'ol club
members aT The iniTial meelinq of The year. Senior. Sandy Hall is
ready To aid Them in case of Trouble.
Mrs. Neimeier, sponsor, and Connie Alor and PaT Bruzqa, boTh
seniors. discuss some OT The new sTunTs and rouTines To be learned
by The acTive members ol The GymnasTics Club aT AHS. Mem-
bers oT This club work on many cliTTerenT Tumbling rouTines and
balances To improve Their abililies.
The Gymnaslics Club sponsored by Mrs. Neimeier
helps To TurTher girls' inTeresT in physical Tilness.
MeeTing every Wednesday aTTer school. These girls
work on Tumbling rouTines, balances, and sTunTs To
improve Their abiliTies.
The officers of This club are: Debbie Moore, pres-
idenT3 Judy PeTTyiohn, vice-president and Susan
VOE Provides On-The-Job Training
Mrs. Fern McCamon sponsors Vocalional Office
Educaiion. This course gives siudenis valuable knowl-
edge ihaf is needed To gel' a iob afler graduaiion.
I+ also provides on-ihe-iob experience rhal can
prove 'ro be invaluable. The purpose of VOE is 'io
make sludenls more familiar wiih +he problems Jrhal
will be mel in a vocafion. Joria Ellis is presideni of
Elizabefh Bashford, senior VOE sfudenf, records assels for
lhe company ledger af PK Supply where she is employed
as a pari-lime secrelary. In addilion 'io receiving a weekly
salary. Elizabelh is also gaining valuable experience which
will prove beneficial in 'ihe fulure.
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Senior VOE sfudenl, Deanna Glovier,
serves as lhe boolckeeper
for all lhe acfivilies fhai' 'rake place af Amarillo High School.
ln addilion 'lo receiving valuable on-lhe-iob fraining and learning
ihe basic lechniques in bookkeeping. she also performs many
worihwhile services for ihe school.
As a receplionisl for one of fhe lawyers af Brown and Sfubble-
field, Refa Pifcher, senior, works par? lime lo receive her on-
'lhe-iob lraininq and learned lhe many fasks fha? are involved
in being a recepiionisl. Along wilh faking all The felephone calls,
she Types ou? all fhe legal forms and any oiher lype of work
Thar may need lo be done.
VIC Develops Interests In Industry T
The VocaTional IndusTrial Clubs oT America has
iTs 98Th chapTer here in AHS. This organizaTion is
organized on a naTional level, made up oT many
small vocaTional groups. lTs purpose is To develop
inTeresTs and reaiisTic goals in The vocaTional Tield.
IT also serves To develop an undersTanding oT The
TuncTions oT labor and managemenT and an inTeresT
in Trade and Technical educaTion, and To uniTe all
vocaTionai sTudenTs,in a common bond.
Clay Phennicie is serving as presidenT oT The
VICA here in AHS. wiTh Doug Reeves assisTing him
Senior, Don Raspberry and sophomore. Marc BrisTow, exam-
ine an engine block in The auTo mechanics shop where They
are learning To repair cars as parT of Their VIC program.
Valuable knowledge gained Through This program will pre-
pare The boys Tor work in The highiy specialized Tield of auTo
Riclcy Blackwell. senior VIC sTudenT. checks The volTage on a brok-
en TV seT as he aTTempTs To repair iT in The Amarillo High ElecTric
Shop. VIC boys enrolled in The eIecTric course receive The Train-
ing necessary To provide Tor a good Technical educaTion. T
AUTO Mechanics Teacher, Mr. Dan Jansen aids a VIC sTudenT
building a Snowmobile , a machine Tor Traveling over
covered mounTains. This was one of many proiecTs ThaT
members parTicipaTe in ThroughouT The year. Mr. Jansen
VIC members on The Technical aspecTs of The auTomoTive
Try as pari' of his duTies as sponsor of The Amariilo High Ch T
Ter oT VocaTional IndusTrial Clubs of America.
Ralph Benner, senior. a Sandie VOE siudenf, lowers himself undernealh lhe body of one of 'fhe many cars brouqhi' info fhe Amarillo
High School aufo shop fo be repaired by one of ihe sludenls as ihey learn rhe diflerenl fechniques used in aufomofive repair. The
knowledge gained by such work will be of good benelil lo Ralph when he enfers lhe highly compefiiive field of aufo mechanics.
Ronnie Railsbaclc carefully adiusfs ihe dials on a delicaie
eleclronic inslrumenf as he repairs various elecfrical appli-
ances in ihe eleclrics lab. This VIC-sponsored acfiviiy
gives him bofh ihe knowledge and experience he needs ro
build a founda+ion for a successful career.
Pufiing up wiih squirming liflle boys is only one of
lhe occupaiional hazards faced by Tim Jones. senior, in
his ICT-sponsored iob as a barber ai The Barber Shop
in Belmar Plaza. Tim aiiended Wesi' Texas Barber Col-
lege lo gain ihe necessary iraining for his iob.
Wayne Greer, iunior. carefully scruiinizes The underside of a brand
new Chevrolet as he prepares +o replace iis oilpan. Wayne works in
ihe afiernoons and on ihe weekends ar Plains Chevrolei in 'the
service deparimenl' repairing cars 'ihai' come in for servicing and de-
ICT Enhances Employmenf Opportunities
lndusirial Cooperaiive Training siudeni. Sammy Sudbury, senior,
repairs a broken chair as one of his duiies ai Pioneer Furniiure
Company where he works pari Time as an ICT siudeni ai AHS.
Sammy also makes deliveries for ihe siore as well as helping in
repairing ihe furniiure 'rhai may have been damaged.
Mr. Oliver Diggs is sponsoring lndusirial Cooper-
aiive Training here in AHS. lCT's purpose is 'ro
cause 'rhe siudeni 'ro be as employable as possible
upon graduaiion from high school.
The officers of ICT are: Randy Jones, presideni:
Sammy Sudbury, vice-presiclenh Gary Billsirom.
secreiary: Kenny Villandry. 'rreasurerg and Lonnie
Ken Paulk, senior ICT siudeni. blends painl as he prepares
a special mixiure for a regular cusiomers ai Firsi Supply
where he is employed. Ken works behind ihe pain? counier
and also drives ihe delivery iruck as pari of his regular
DE Gives Students Career Head Start
DisTribuTive Educafion places sTudenTs in iobs
where They geT a head sTarT Towards finding a ca-
reer for Themselves.
The officers of DE are: Rick Osborn, presidenT:
Dian Gilliam. vice-presidenT: Dawna Morris, sec-
reTary: Brenda Johnson. Treasurer: and Ronnie
Sponsored by Mr. Raymond Wilson, D Efries
To develop leadership in The field of disTribuTion.
IT also endeavors To provide opporTuniTies for in-
Telligenf career choice.
As one of The salesgirls aT The Hub in SunseT Cenfer, DE
sTudenT Debbie Smifh. senior, musT lceep informed as To
all The laTesT sfyles. Here. she Tries To persuade one of her
cusfomers To purchase a complefe Fall wardrobe in prep-
araTion for The cold monfhs ahead.
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Senior. Dair Hileman rings up a sale as a cusfomer purchases
various ifems from Bud's Office Supply where Dair is employed
as a salesman and delivery boy. Experience gained from This
work will aid Dair in his choice of a career in The fufure.
The organizafions al AHS sponsor various
acfiviries and provide services 'lhroughour each
year. Through dedicafion and enfhusiasm, +he
members of differenl' organiza+ions furnish
en+er'rainmen+ and boosl' Sandie Spiril' af
Amarillo High. They mainrain 'rhe image of
Sandieland which AHS has upheld in 'rhe pas?
'rhrough Scholarship, Sporismanship, and Ser-
vice. These Sandies have pride in Their school
and have made 'rremendous conrribufions To
AHS, 'rhrough aclive parficipaiion. Members
of lhese organizafions realize 'lheir responsiloilify
To 'rhe school and sirive 'ro achieve +he dignily
and respecl +ha+ Amarillo High School merifs.
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Council Hosts Leadership Conference
Sophomore Sfudenf Council represenfafive Kafhy Maynard fries
fo sell a Sandie pennanf fo senior Delise Rice and Marilyn Yafes,
iunior. Pennanfs, car sficlcers. and foofbail and baslcefball fags
are soid by Afhe council fo increase school spirif as well as fo
The Sfudenf Council of Al-lS aids ofher organi-
zafions of fhe school and if also provides leadership
for our sfudehf body. Sponsored by Mr. Earl Mills,
fhe council is made up of one represenfafive from
each homeroom, fhe cheerleaderspfhe presidenfs of
various clubs. and fhe council officers. The officers
are elecfed fhe previous year by fhe members of
The officers fhis year are: Frank Marfin, presi-
denf: Linda Monfgomery, vice-presidenf: Peggy
Test recording secrefary: Connie Scruggs. corre-
sponding secrefary: Edward Guleke, freasurer: and
Suzan Hayes, chaplain. . ' f
This year, fhe Sfudenf Council sponsored 'rhe firsf
annual Coronafion Ball. and 'rhe Leadership Confer-
ence ai The beginning of fhe year. The council also
sponsored fhe Canned Food Drive af Chrisfmas.
Dair Hileman, senior: Janef Eichorn and Celesfe She
juniors: and Bill Carfer and Bill Moss. seniors. mee? i
small discussion group af fhe Firsf Annual Leadership C
ference. The conference was designed fo discuss fhe p
lems af AHS and fo offer possible solufions.
Senior Ronnie Sherwood enlers The vofing machine 'lo casf his voie
for Queen and class officers. The vofing machines were used for The
firsl' 'lime lhis year To leach sfudenls how lo use fhe machines as well
as fo speed up The fabulalion. This new melhod creaied more inferesl'
and more s+uden+s 'furned our fo vofe.
The Sfudenf Council sponsors fhe foreign exchange siudenf a
a parf of lhe AFS Program. This year's foreign exchange sluden
Bui Bao Thach. is from Soufh Vief Nam. Thach performs man
services for +he council as well as The school. Nor only does h
painr signs and posfers 'fo pu+ in 'fhe halls. buf he is also a leads
in school spirit
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lhe firsl' sludenl council meeling of ihe year. Siuclenl Council annual lo Greg Slark, senior. The Sluclenl' Council performs
represenfefives meel' al leasl once every six weeks fa vofe on many services lo lhe school including Selling yearbooks for
proiecls and aclivilies. and lo discuss new ideas for lhe im- H19 J0U l'1OllSm Depafimenf. Selling car S'flCl46l'S. Gnd SPOR-
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Juniors Kalhy Gibson and John Jenkins enioy lhe Firsl Annual Coronalion Ball. The annual dance is sponsored by lhe Sludenl
Council which conducfs 'rhe yearly elecfions io elect 'rhe presidenls. vice-presidenls, secrelaries. ancl councilmen al'-large of 'lhe
sophomore, iunior, and senior classes. Members of lhe Sludenl' Body voled on ihe voling machines l'his year. The eleclions also
include 'lhe Queen ballol' in which lhe monarch is chosen from a field of four senior girls. Represenlalives from olher schools in
'fhe area are invifed lo allend lhe dance and meel' 'fhe leaders of olher area schools.
Honor Society Initioies 65 Ai Banquet
The Naiional Honor Socieiy of AHS is an hon-
orary scholarship socieiy open +o iuniors and sen-
iors. Approximaiely fiffeen per ceni of ihe senior
class and five per ceni' of ihe iuniors are admified.
No one wi+h an average of less +han nineiy is ever
aclmi'r'red. Siuclenls in lhe honor sociely sirive io
always mainiain 'their high averages.
Each year. 'the Nafional Honor Socieiy gives a
banquef For ifs inifiaies. This year. 'rhere,were six-
'ry-five new members. The purpose of The NHS is
io promofe scholarship and leadership. 'lo render
service ancl io promoie good characier. Mr. Mar-
lin sponsors fhe Naiional Honor Socieiy.
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Boyd ATToins Sponsorship Of Ken Club
The Ken Club is sponsored This year by Mr.
Lloyd Boyd. The sTudenTs of The Ken Club display
The aTTiTude oT scholarship here aT AHS. These
sTudenTs represenT Those who have aT leasT a nineTy
overall average. along wiTh ouTsTanding leadership
characTerisTics. These members of The Ken Club
sTrive consTanTly To mainTain Their high scholasTic
This year, The Ken Club underTook a new project
IT was To provide care for The children of The TaculTy
members during The annual Teachers' parTy which
was given in November.
Officers Larry Morris, Vice PresidenT: Terri STewarT, Secre-
Tary: and Bill Brien. PresidenT malce plans for The Ken Club
lnsTallaTion. The lnsTallaTion is one of The mosT imporTanT
evenis in The Ken Club.
Mr. Boyd is This year's Ken Club sponsor. l-le has been a
Teacher ai' Amarillo High for Three years. and This is his
Tirsf experience aT being a club sponsor. Besides doing a
fine fob wiTh The Ken Club, he Teaches GeomeTry and
Golden Sandie Bond Affoins Division I
Band Queen Veda McKinney is escoried by senior Bill Moss and
iunior George JohnsTon during half Time ceremonies aT The San-
clie-Rebel Tooiball game. Miss McKinney was elecTed queen
by members of The band lasT spring.
Fair Day meani' Tun Tor mosT Sandies, buT loTs of work Tor The
band. Drum maiors Bill Moss and George Johnsion led The band
down Twelve blocks on Polk STreeT in The Tri-sTaTe Fair Parade
one sunny SepTember day.
Sandie Tans Thrill To The sound oT Grandioso aT
pep rallies and games! This sTirring pep song is
played by The Golden Sandie Band. There are l2O
sTudenTs in our marching band. They are under
The direcTion oT Mr. Ronnie Wells. The band
raises The spiriTs of Sandies aT all zone games, and
They also perTorm a marching show during half Time.
On OcTober 31, our band marched in a regional
conTesT, held in BuTTalo Bowl. They broughT back a
TirsT division raTing Trom every iudge who waiched
Them. This is an accomplishmenT ThaT AHS can be
proud oT. Among The oiher compeTing high schools
To receive TirsT divisions were: Pampa High, Palo
Duro, Caproclc, Coronado of Lubbock. and Here-
In order ThaT sTudenTs who are noT as accom-
plished as The marching band may have a chance
To parTicipaTe in The musical program. Mr. Wells
has a class of 20 learners who will evenTually move
inTo The main band.
Sue Rogers, Junior cymbal player oT The Golden Sandie
Band, marches wiTh digniTy during The halT Time show of
The Tascosa-Amarillo High disTricT playoff game. The band
did an especially good show during This game.
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pil' orchesfra did a fine fob in providing background for fha musical.
Conceri Mislress Carol Fallon and Gayle Gaul, sophomore vio- I n , ,
linisrs, praciice during fhird period orcheslra. Bofh girls also 'rhe violin. She was elecfed Orchesfra Queen las? spring
played in fhe musical in December. by ihe Orchesira members and was presenlecl al a banquel'
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Orchestra Provides Brigodoon Music
Our oursianding orchesira under ihe clireciion
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io Amarillo High School. There are 40 siring mem-
bers. who have a regular class periocl. The wind
insfrumeni players come from The band, so 'lhe
eniire orchesira doesn'+ have a rehearsal ai 7:30
A.M. The orchesira performs af many Times during
The school year. These include The Queen's Coro-
naiion. a Spring Concerio Conceri, assemblies, and
background for ihe musical. Brigadoon.
The facial expressions of orchesira direcior Mr. Ronnie
Wells ofren vary during ihe long hours of rehearsal from
complaceni' io concern.
Lindy While, iunior bass player of ihe AHS Orchesira, waiches
iniensely ihe direcfion of Mr. Wells. while providing siirring
uncleriones ai' rhird period pracfice.
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Candy STouT, and Evaline McSpadden, Seniors, lisTen inTenTly
To The diredions oT Mr. George BiTTle, Their choir direcTor.
The Bel CanTo Chorale under The direcTion OT
Mr. George BiTTle. provides musical enTerTainmenT
Tor our assemblies and programs. This year, There
are sixTy-seven members in This choir.
The oTTicers pT Bel CanTo are: Joe Collier, presi-
denTg Richard Grey, vice-presidenT7 Debbie Mar-
laTT, secreTary, and Philip l-lambrick, sTudenT direc-
Tor. This year's Bel CanTo queen is Jan Burlc.
Bel CanTo provides programs Tor olher organ-
izaTions besides The school. These are mainly pro-
grams Tor civic clubs. Around ChrisTmas, The choir
was on Television singing yuleTide carols. A selecTed
chorus Trom Bel CanTo provided The chorus Tor
Brigadoon. The choir members sang Tor The annual
Teachers' parTy in November. They also Take Trips
To iunior high To give concerTs.
Bel CanTo members Terrie STewarT, Senior: June Collier, Senior: Jerri Cross, Senior: Jenny Ewing. Junior: and Pam Kennedy, Soph-
omore, pracTice Regina Coeli in TourTh period choir. This was in preparTion To a performance The Bel CanTo Chorale gave on
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Sam Wade and Milce Allen, seniors, display fheir enfhusiasm
affer 'The firsf Sandie-Rebel game when we won.
Senior ROTC Sponsor Befsy Bandy receives help from Sam
Wade af one of fhe foofball games on a 'lying problem.
ROTC Boys Learn Military Procedure
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Ai' one of fhe Sandie foofball games, fhe AHS ROTC
officers and sponsors presenf fhe lefiers and emblem of
Amarillo High School.
ROTC is sponsored by Capfain Huberf Greiner. The
purpose of ROTC is fo provide meaningful milifary
fraining which will benefif fhe sfudenf. One of ifs main
obiecfives is 'ro develop in each sfuclenf a knowledge
of fhe basic milifary skills and an appreciafion of fhe
role of fhe Unifed Sfafes Army, .
In ROTC, fhe boys sfudy such subiecfs as map read-
ing, milifary communicafions, and fhe fundamenfals of
marching in squads.
There are four companies of boys, and each company
had a plafoon leader, av squad leader, and an officer
fo command fhe company. There are also Sfaff Offi-
cers. These boys hold fhe rank of Major. The Baffalion
Commander fhis year is Colonel Henry lvlelfon. His
Baffalion Execufive Officer is Lieufenanf Colonel Jeol
Each year, fhe ROTC selecfs fen sponsors. These
girls are chosen by Capfain Greiner. from applicafions
which fhey furned in. and a personal inferview.
PERIOD I Sealed: D. Blalock, D. Robinson. M. Williams. W, Sermon. D. Elgen. R. Anderson. D. Pulsy. R. Goodell. C. Smifh. R. Mar-
flnez. L. Easfman. Slanding: B. Lane. S. Oldham. W. Fewell.
PERIOD 2 C. Davis. J. Golliglmuglm, D. Chrysler. R. Raislbaclc, D. Fisher. l.. Selby, G. Affles. B. Bullard. B. Connly, J. Keillw. J. Hari
PERIOD 3 D. Seann, L. Wilder. D. Townsend, R. Thomas. W. Shrewsbury. W1 Dammier. J. Emmerson, T. Loomas. R. Wycofh. D. Van-
direre, M. Menke, M. Bishop. J. Gore, R. Sparr. M. Morgan, G. Marshall. T. Massey.
PERIOD 4 Seafed: J. Brown. L. Osburn. J. Edminsfer, A. Eckeff, J. Edminsfer. W. Goodell, R. Howell. T. Saunders. S. Hand. W.
Hughes, B. Presswood. Sfanding: M. Hale. Tom Roe, F. Carriker, W. Turner, B. Ferguson. B. Brown.
PERIOD 5 Seafed: S. Ouiqgle, J. Pace, P. Wallace, C. Sarfer, L. Meeks, K. Holland. J. Nafion, R. Hamil+on, J. Cunningham. B. Helfon
D. Shawerf. G. Swarm, F. Holfson. J. Turner. W. Fewell. S. Merchant Sianding: R. Wells, J. Holland. S. Rowen, R. Fewell, R. Roach.
ROTC SPONSORS: Baclr: Evaline McSpadden, Jan Burk, Debra Miichell, Susan Myers. Jancel Arnold. Fronf: Befsy Bandy, Candy Sfoui'
Debbie Moore. Jakeffa Mangold, Cherry Hyso.
Cheerleaders Help Boost Sandie Spirit
JaneT Eichorn, iunior cheerleader. parficipafes in a spiriTed vic-
Tory yell during The Sandie-Rebel disTricT playoff fooTball game
Yells such as These kepT enThusiasm high ThroughouT The season
The TradiTional spiriT of AHS is in The hands of
our Ten cheerleaders, who endeavor To lceep The
Tide of our spiriT rolling in. higher and higher each
game. WheTher we win or lose, The cheerleaders
keep sporTsmanship as The mosT imporTanT facTor
in every game.
Our cheerleaders This year are seniors: Sidney
Allen. Shirley KnighT, Delise Rice, RusTy Fuqua.
Frank MarTin, Creed WyaTT. and iuniors: Eve Ed-
wards. JaneT Eichorn, Edward Gulelce. and l'looT
The iob oT The cheerleaders involves a lof more
Than iusT yelling aT pep rallies. Pep rallies involve
a loT of work and planning beforehand. All yells
musT be planned ahead of Time, The signs musT be
made, and The spiriT of The sTudenT body musT be
ready. The cheerleaders are also responsible Tor
selling bus TiclceTs To ouT of Town games.
Senior Cheerleaders, Creed WyaTT and Sidney Allen. reacT To The Sandie-Rebel disTricT playoff game. Their facial expressions show
hope and pride and express Their emofions in The game. This game was Truly one of The mosT emoTional of The season.
Hoof Shaw. iunior cheerleader, leads enlhusiasfic Sandie
supporters in a rousing lighr chanl' during fhe Caproclc
game. Even lhough 'the Sandies were on 'top 'lhe enlire
game, if was up lo ihe cheerleaders fo keep lhe spirif high.
Oh, AHS. Oh, AHS sings Senior cheerleader, Delise Rice,
in The lradiiion of Amarillo High School eller anofher
'thrilling viclory game in which lhe Palo Duro Dons fell vic-
'lim once again lo lhe mighly Sandies.
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Sfeppers Perform In Pregome Shows
Debbie ClawiTTer, Senior and Jan Craighead, Junior, parTicipaTe
in a iazz roufine before The Tascosa-Amarillo High game.
The Sandie STeppers, The drill Team here aT
Al-lS, uphold The Tine Sandie TradiTion of perform-
ing aT our sporTs acTiviTies. AT half Time OT baslceT-
ball games or before The TooTball game begins,
audiences waTch The sTeppers perTorm Their rou-
This year, There are approximaTely TorTy sTep-
pers. Tina Bourassa is The sTepper capTain. Mrs.
BeTTy Jones is sponsoring The group. STeppers work
To promoTe school spiriT, noT only in pep rallies, buT
also in all school acTiviTies.
This summer, all STeppers aTTencled a seminar
aT WesTern l.iTe Camp in MonTezuma, New Mex-
ico. AT This camp, They learned new rouTines and
dance sTeps To use during The school year. The
STeppers work each day during The sixTh period
To perTecT Their rouTines.
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Top Row: Seniorsg CynThia Lyles, Debbie JohnsTon, Amy
Herbert Cheryl Broyles, Ivy Beck, Debbie ClawiTTer, Nancy
ScoTT, Janie STone, Tina Bourassa, RiTa PiTcher, Mary Nell
Kilcrease, Donna Dufelc. AniTa STriclcland, Connie Scruggs.
Alice Balancl, MarTha Woodsf and Connie Penny.
Row: Juniors: Susie Shaw, Lissa Garner, Gloria
Marilyn YaTes, Mary Morgan, Candy Collier, Meg
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Amarillo High-Borger game in Dick Bivens Sladium. The
Sleppers performed al, all home games. .
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hy Porler, Susan Thomas. Sharon Meador, Rose Conrad. Debbie Clawifler. Senior Sfepper, does her parl' in rhe roufine
rla AcGlasson, Mary Smilh, Susan Neely, Kalhy Gila- during 'Phe dislricl' playoff game wilh Tascosa. Before a crowd
, Shelly Woodburn, Sharon Williams. and Jan Craiqhead: of l0.000. ll1e STGPPSTS P9l'lOVmSCl lhelr lasl rouline.
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Ida McCormick. senior co-ediior, iallcs io Nola Jones. iun-
ior, during sixfh period newspaper class. Ida wrifes copy for
fha edirorial page and her column. The iob of Ecliior is a
difficuli' posiiion in 'lhai' she assigns sfories. lays ou+ pages,
and many orher laslrs.
Sandsiorm Edifor, John Sanderson. ardenily labors over galley
proofs as he copyreads his column, In The Sandbox. Sanderson
is also a member of 'the Sandie Wresiling feam and a bass in
'rhe AHS Bel Canlo Chorale.
Ginny l-lambriclc. Juniors news ediiorg Ida McCormick, senior ediior: and Like Thompson, senior managing ediior. examine a recenf
ediiion of ihe Sandsiorm and discuss how ii mighr be improved. An edifion of ihe Sandsiorm is published every 'ihree weelcs.
Sondstorm Reports Students' Activities
The Sandstorm, the newspaper ot Al-lS, is pub-
lished every three weeks by the iournalism stalt.
Filled with news ot school lite. the Sandstorm is
sponsored by Mr. Jim Davidson. This year's editors
are Vicki Caskey and Ida McCormick. The manag-
ing editor ot the I967-68 Sandstorm is Lyke Thomp-
son: news editor is Ginny Hambric and teature edi-
tor is Becky Braden. The Sports Editor this year is
Johnny Sanderson and the exchange editor is
The Sandstorm is a member in various press as-
sociations, national as well as local.
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Becky Braden. Feature Editor ot the Sandstorm, works on
her pages during an evening work session ot the statt. Each
page editor is responsible tor assigning stories tor his
pages. getting the copy to tit and pasting up his page.
Vicky Caskey. Co Editor, sells the tirst edition ot' the Sand-
storm to an eager client. The Editor in 'Chief is responsible tor
the entire production ot the newspaper plus the copy tor the
Members ofi lhe fourlh period iournalism class pause in lheir sludies for a brief momenl' of relaxalion before conlinuing 'lheir dulies l
for lhe Amarillo High School annual, fhe La Airosa.
La Airoscl Celebrates 50th Anniversary
This liffielh edilion of lhe La Airosa is compiled
by lhe iournalism deparlmenl of AHS under lhe di-
reclion ol Mr. Jim Davidson. The co-edilors lhis year
are Suzan Hayes and Connie Scruggs. Olher edilors
are Diana Tyrrell, organizalions: Karen lvlarquarclr,
classes: Fred Veazey, alhlelicsg R. D. Parks, clubs:
Marlha Kennedy. honors: Pal Hayden, aclverlising
and pholography coorclinalorg and Belsy Bandy.
The La Airosa is a member of several press as-
socialions in 'rhis area. Journalism members alle-nd
meelings al four of lhese. They are: Panhandle
High School Press Associalion in Canyon. Sourh-
weslern Council of Sludenl Publicalions in Lub-
bock, Texas High School Press Associalion in Den-
lon, and 'rhe lnlerscholaslic League Press Confer-
ence in Auslin. This is 'rhe lillielh anniversary of
l'he La Airosa in Sandielancl. and il represenls lhe
quesl of Sandies lo Reach 'lheir unreachable S+arsl
R. D. Parks and Amy Herberl discuss cullines for one of
lheir pages in lhe clubs seclion of La Airosa. Parks. a lhree-
year member of rhe iournalism slafl. also serves as a pho-
Senior pholographers Greg Slarlc and Tracy Liqon discuss dimensional problems concerning a ralher curvy neqaiive. in 'lhe Ama-
rillo Hiqh School darkroom. This year Sfarlc has served as Head Pholographer, wilh Liqon as Assisfanf Head for bolh lhe La Airosa
Quill 8. Scroll Honors AcTive Journalists
Senior Associafe La Airosa Edifor Karen Marquardl' Types fever-
ishly in order To meeT an overdue deadline. Miss MarquardT
also serves as Pledge Trainer Tor Quill and Scroll, NaTional hon-
orary sociefy for high school iournaIisTs.
Quill and Scroll is an honorary socieTy for iour-
nalism sTudenTs. In order To become a member, a
journalism sTudenT musT be a iunior or a senior in
The upper Third of his class. He musT also have
done ouTsTanding work in some Tield of journalism.
The purpose of Quill and Scroll is To encourage and
reward individual achievemenT in iournalism and
The Quill and Scroll has charge of The annual
PublicaTions BanqueT in The spring. This year. The
officers are The following: R. D. Parks, presidenTg
Suzan Hayes. vice-presidenT: Viclci Caslcey, secre-
Tary: Fred Veazey. Treasurer: and Greg Sfarlc and
Karen Marquardf, in charge of The iniTiaTion of new
members. lniTiaTes are announced aT The end of The
Quill and Scroll presidenT R. D. Parks and vice-presidenT
Susan Hayes. boTh seniors, discuss iniTiaTion plans for new
members. A specified number of members will be iniTiaTed
and presenTed aT The iournaiism banquet
Thespian Club ollicers lake parl in a Thespian meeling. Presid Juniors Jana Auslam Mary Ann Morgan Linda Gallerneau
ing is Sam Wade. Presidenl and allending are Eveline McSpad and Cllflon Sarler parlicupale in a pracluce play in lhird
den. Clerk: Terrie Slewarl, Secrelary: and Susan Blinderman period Drama class
AHS Thespicms Presenl Play Assembly
The Thespians Club is an organizalion in lhe
speech deparlmenl sponsored by Mr. Wes Schull:
heads lhis club lor lhe lirsl lime lhis year.
Thespians is an honorary dramalics organizalion.
which one can oblain membership by meril only.
In order lo gain access inlo lhe sociely, a slu-
denl musl earn a cerlain number ol poinls lhrough
his classworlc and appearances in plays. lnilialion
inlo Thespians lakes place lwice a year, lor lhose
who have earned enough poinls.
The ollicers ol Thespians lhis year are: Sam
Wade. presidenlg Susan Blinderman, vice-presidenl:
Terrie Slewarl, secrelary-lreasurer: and Evayln Mc-
ln Thespians, sludenls learn more in clelail aboul
play produclion. They gain valuable experience in
acling and proieclion by presenling plays lor as-
Sophomores and Juniors parlicipale in play during lhird
period Drama. This praclice on lhe slage in lhe Drama
Deparlmenl helps in gelling lhe sludenls prepared for as-
Success lies, noi' in achieving whal you aim
af. buf in aiming a+ whal you oughl' To achieve.
and pressing forward. conliiclenl of achievement
AHS boasls fine leaders and represenfalives of
+he school. These are The sluclenfs who s+ancl
ou+ in various areas a+ Sandieland fhrough Their
oufslancling conlribuiions. They have noi' fol-
lowed buf wenl where There vvas no pafh and
lef+ a Trail for ofhers +o follow. These Sanclies
have upheld Tradifions, and 'rhey represenf
Scholarship, Sporlsmanship, and Service. They
possess perseverance, The masler impulse of The
firmesl souls. These are The Sanclies wilrh sfrong
TO TRY WHEN YOUR ARMS ARE
TO REACH THE UNREACHABLE STARS!
Lindo Montgomery Reigns Over AHS
Queen of Amarillo High School-a 'rifle which
many Sandie girls dream of. Our Queen represenls
lhe ideals of Sandieland. She is 'lhe girl who dis-
plays love for her school and counfry in every
move she makes. Through her loyaliy. she performs
any service, no malier how grear or small. for rhe
beHermen+ of 'rhe school. Truly, lhis is her quest
To follow 'lhal' siar, no mailer how hopeless, no
mailer how far.
This year, our Queen is Linda Monigomery. Linda
has been oursranding in all her leadership quali+ies
in several clubs. She is an officer in 'rhe Srudenl
Council, French Club. and Amarillo Yourh Council.
As well as sewing Amarillo High School as ihis year's
Queen, Linda is also ihe Swee+heari of rhe Souih Ama-
rillo Lion's Club. Here. she helps spread Sandie spiril' by
selling a fag io a supporler of ihe Sandie ieam. who is also
a member of lhe club.
Linda Monigomery was formally preseniecl fo fhe siudeni' body
ai 'ihe 29lh annual coronaiion. November 9, as Queen of Ama-
rillo High School. A royal figure fhroughoui' her reign. Linda
has served wiih pride and dignily, upholding 'fradiiions and
bringing honor +0 her school.
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FAVORITE FINALLSTS + 45 U h W
Chris Burdiit Q-'-W' A
Libby Bagoi .
Janet Eichhorn '
Chris BurdiH' serves AHS in many capacilies. This
year, he served as presidenf of FTA and lreasurer
of rhe Amarillo Youfh Council. Chris is also aclive
in Key Club, Ken Club, Allied Youlh, and Spanish
Club. ln 'rhe Golden Sandie band, Chris plays lhe
Jan Burk. one of The 'ren ROTC sponsors, is also
a member of Ken Club, FTA. AY. and French Club.
Jan also reigns as queen of The Bel Can+o Chorale.
This year, Jan porlrayecl Meg. one of fhe leads in
fhe musical presenfed by The school, Brigadoon.
Dick Graham is a greaf assei +o Sanclieland. He
served as quarrerbaclc for our fooiball feam which
run up a 'ren-one record. Diclc was named all dis-
'rricr defensive safely las? year.
Dick also holds memberships in Allied Youih.
Fufure Teachers, and Key Club.
Terry Hankins, an oulsfancling member of our
foofball leam is also quile a scholar. Terry played
end and linebacker for ogur 'leam This year. He is
also a member of Nalional Honor Sociely and lhe
Ken Club. Terry also parlicipales in AY, FTA. and
Harmon Hollar, our elusive halfbaclc, is an ou?-
sranding fooiball player. Lasl year, Harmon re-
ceived ihe honor of all disfricl' halfloaclc. The Globe
News awarded him 'lhe Mosl' Valuable Player 'fro-
phy. Harmon also holds memberships in FTA and
One of our enlhusiasfic cheerleaders for +his year
is Frank Marlin. Frank is also serving as presidenf
of The S+uclen'r Council. As president Frank holds
much responsibilify for +he proiecls The council
fakes up. Frank was The leader of +he leadership
conference al fhe firsi of The years
Our Queen for I967-1968. Linda Monfgomery,
also leads +l'ie school in oiher aciivifies. She pre-
sides as presidenf of 'flue French Club. and vice-
presidenf of +l'1e S'ruden'r Council. Linda is also Dis-
'rricl Treasurer of 'rlwe Texas Youlli Conference
Linda is a +rue leader of all Sandies.
Larry Morris serves as vice-presidenl' of fhree
clubs al' AHS: Furure Teachers of America, Ken
Club, and Narional Honor Sociely. Larry also adds
his services 'lo Amarillo High as a Vigilanre. a
member of Allied Youlh. and a member of Ama-
rillo Youlh Council.
Terri Sfewarf is ihe secrefary of 'lhe senior class.
She was also a Nalional Meril Scholarship Semi-
Finalisl. secrelary of lhe French Club. Miss Slewarl'
is a very lalenfed musician. She has had fhe leads
in bolh of our lasl musicals. She sings af many as-
semblies and in lhe coronalion.
Anifa Slriclsland is a member of many organiza-
'rions here a'r AHS. These are: Nalional Honor So-
ciely, FTA, AY, Ken Club, Amarillo Youlh Council,
and Sleppers. Ani+a was awarded a Nalional Sci-
ence Founclafion Scholarship fo Oklahoma Univer-
sily las+ summer. She plays lhe organ also for our
devolionals ancl assemblies.
Peggy Tesi' devoies much energy fo her work in
'rhe Sfucienr Council. Sewing as recording secre-
'tary for 'rhis organizaiion, Peggy is busy wiih 'rhe
Council's many aciivifies. Due io her diligence.
many of The Council's proiecis are improved. She
worked very hard on 'rhe Coronaiion Ball.
Creed Wyafl. presidenf of Jrhe Key Club here al
AHS, is also one of our Sandie cheerleaders. ln
+hese 'rwo ways. he serves as a leader here af school.
Creed also holds memberships in Allied Yourh,
Fufure Teachers. and Narional Honor Sociefy.
Kampus Kale and Varsily Vic awards are presenleolfio an oulslanding senior girl and boy each monfh. The seleciion
is made on 'rhe basis of serxiice lo Amarillo High School. The following sfudenls were selecled foelhis honor: Boi- 4
iom Row: Larry Morris. Vicki Caslcey. Bui Boa Thach. Suzan Hayes, 'Dair Hilemang Second TZROW: Pa+ iill Hayden. Chris
BurdiH', Debbie Moore. Bill Brian. Marsha Rowan: Top Row: Libby Bagel. Frank Marlin,flPegigy Tes1fQ ,Richard Kel4
leY- Debbie Marlail, Terry Hanlcins: Noi' Picfuriilz Rue Landon, and Don Forres1'or.i il il T T 'T in T
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Bui Bao Thach Spends Year AT AHS
Each year our school has a Toreign exchange sTu-
denT Trom anoTher counTry. Through The American
Field Service. Bui Bao Thach is spending This year
here in Amarillo wiTh Frank MarTin. Thach. The
name he is known by. since his counTry puTs The
given name lasT, lives wiTh his Tamily in Saigon.
SouTh VieT Nam.
Thach has made quiTe an ouTsTanding impression
on Sandies This year, because oT The many areas
he excels in. Gne of These areas is drawing car-
Toons. ln Saigon, Thach has a carToon sTrip ThaT
appears in The local newspaper once a week. Since
arriving here, he has made use of This TalenT by
making spiriT signs each week Tor The pep-rallies,
drawing ouT The plans Tor a Sandie pennanT. draw-
ing The plans Tor The carToons Tound each week in
The SandsTorm, and doing The leTTering on The
TronT oT The Roll Call. The sTudenT direcTory. Thach
is also quiTe a musician, enTerTaining sTudenTs on
The bus Trips To ouT-of-Town games.
Thach puTs his abiliTy as an arTisT To good use as he spends
much Time painTing signs and banners To place in The halls
Tor The pep-rallies for The TooTball games each week. He is
The carToonisT Tor The newspaper, The SandsTorm. and he
also designed The new car sTickers. sold by The STudenT
Bui Bao Thach has an ouTgoing personaliTy and a quick wiT, ThaT
has made him very popular wiTh The sTudenTs and faculTy alike.
Thach helped pass The monoTony of The long ouT-of-Town bus
Trips by singing and playing his guiTar. while The sTudenTs ioined
in The singing.
Bui Bao Thach. foreign exchange sTudenT, sTands in The Treasure
Room, admiring The Trophies, while senior Frank MarTin explains
The T. G. Hull Award. Thach, sponsored by The American Field
Service. is spending his year aT Sandieland wiTh his American
broTher , Frank.
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Each year, Amarillo High School is noied for i'rs
oulsianding number of Nalional Meril' Scholarship
semi-finalisis. These sludenls are chosen on The ba-
sis of Jrheir scores on The Nalional Meril' Scholarship
Qualifying Tes'r, offered 'ro all juniors in The spring
of Their school year. Noi all semi-finalisis receive
scholarships. ln order lo compeie as a finalist The
sludeni musl' answer Three queslionnaires. and 'ralce
'rhe College Enirance Scholasiic Apiiiude Tesl. The
scholarships are based on ihe finalisis wiih The
grealesi need. Recipienis of scholarships are an-
nounced in May.
This year, in our school, seven sludenls were
named semi-finalisis and fourleen siudenis received
Ceriificaies of Commendalion. This 'rolal is more
Than all 'rhe olher Amarillo high schools combined.
Those siudenis receiving ceriiiicales arer Susan
Blinderman, Rory Corbell, Rod Crawford. Sleven
Curless, Dair Hileman, Milce Kale, Rulh Mayfield.
Michalyn Miller, Debra Moore, Earlene Morrison.
Clay Phennicie, John Siafser, Aniia Siriclcland, and
Susan WiHen. There were I4.000 Naiional Meril
Scholarship semi-finalisls in Jrhe nalion. Our seven
were Bill Brian, Terri Siewarl. Don Forresfor. Susan
Meyers, Henry Mellon. Miich Piclcefi, and Krislie
LeClair. These siudenis help make AHS a school
we can be proud of. Through Jrheir scholasiic ef-
foris. 'rhey sirive 'ro reach The unreachable slars.
Don Forresior senior, has mainfamed an average of 960 lhrough has fnrsl' fhree years of hugh school Don has been a success boih
m school and out despife 'lhe facf fhai' he as handvcapped by bexnq bland Only lasi' summer Don weni' 'lo New Jersey where he mel
and lramed Tracy, his seeing-eye dog Besides clomq excellenl' In school work Don also works nn 'lhe affernoons al Grace Baphsl
church parhcnpafing in Vocafional Offlce Trammg
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Every Sandie is an aihlefe. The spori' in which we engage
is +he game of life. ln 'rhis game. as in all aihleiics, ihere
mus'r be a winner and a loser. buf our success will depend
eniirely upon The manner in which we play ihai game. To
receive viciory humbly and 'io accepf deieal' gallanily are
fwo rules by which we musi sirive io abide. Noi everyone
can be The capiain. buf if each person plays his par? he
will reach his goal in life. li maiiers noi how inconceivable
our ambi+ions may seem: we mus+ make perpe+uaI en-
deavors io achieve viciory. Where a will exisis. one will
surely find a way. All Sandies mus+ live by 'rhese s+alwar1'
TO DREAM THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM.
TO FIGHT THE UNBEATABLE FOE . ..
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. . . .35 Lubbock . . .
.. . .33 Dumas ..
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Coaching a championship leam is nol' an easy
iaslc buf perhaps ihe mosi saiisfying one a coach
can have. Warren Harper and his eighl' assisianis
slarled wilh small boys and much deierminaiion,
plus much very hard work and produced one of ihe
mosl powerful high school loolball Teams in 'rhe
siaie of Texas.
The assisianlrs of Coach Harper are Kenneih
Clapp, Gus Hrncir, Tom Airharr, Tom Leezer, James
Nash, James Denny. Joe Granaio, and Milce Nelson.
Exlra elforis of ihe coaches such as reviewing films
oi games 'ro remove mislakes in fulure games are
viial if a 'leam is io win a championship. The Sandie
coaching slaii has provided all The assisiance pos-
sible as They have guided ihe Sandsiorm lo lheir
finesl season in nine years.
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Coaches of fhe I967 Golden Sandslorm are Kenneih Clapp, Gus Hrncir. Warren Harper. Tom
James Denny, Joe Granaio. and Mike Nelson. These nine men help The Sandies wiih many hou
all help needed fo win fhe Norlh Zone championship.
Airharf, Tom Leezer. James Nash.
rs of personal 'rime io give fhe ieam
Broncos, Coyotes Fall To Scmdsiorm
Sandie fullback and defensive linebacker Doug Robbins breaks
Through The WichiTa Falls Coyofe line To drop The opposing
quarTerback for a seven yard loss on a key Third down and Three
play To sTop a CoyoTe drive on The Amarillo High School forTy-
seven yard line in The Third period.
Opening The season wiTh The Odessa Bronchos
and WichiTa Falls Coyofes The Golden Sandies com-
piled Two impressive vicTories of I4-O and 20-6
The SandsTorm Took Odessa's TirsT and second
half kickoffs Tor scores as The poTenT offense made
shambles of The Bronco defense.
Amarillo's l45 pound halfback l-larmon l-lollar
sTruck for one Touchdown and l52 yards on The
ground, along wiTh Dick Graham's 29 yard TD pass
To Geary RiTchey buried The Odessa Team I4-O.
iv1eeTing Third ranked Wichifa Falls, The Sandie
defense held The CoyoTes To I66 ToTal yards To 262
yards for AHS. while The oTTense led by quarfer-
back Dick Graham hiT paydirT Three Times To down
WichiTa Falls 20-6 for The second vicTory of The
season. Graham carried six Times for 128 yards
and Two Touchdowns as fullback Doug Robbins
smashed for 88 yards and one score To down The
Breaking a O-O deadlock. one of The Sandies feared backfield. Doug Robbins. rolls around end To score a Touchdown ThaT puT The
Amarillo Team ahead To sTay in The second period of The Wichifa Falls game as Wendell Cobb and oTher members of The
Sandie offense wafch The acfion. The Touchdown run added Three yards To Robbins ToTal for The nighT which was 88 yards of
The 262 ToTal yards for The Sandies.
Jimmy Anderson Dan Armsfrong Mike Blackburn PaT Brandenburg
Offensive TackIe Guard IIUIIIBBCIQ Guard
Lubbock, Dumas Whocked By Sondies
Trying To gain sTaTe ranking. The Golden Sandies
soundly deTeaTed The Lubbock WesTerners and The
highIy TouTed Dumas Demons.
The Lubbock WesTerners became The TirsT Team
To ever lead The I967 Sandies, by scores oT 6-O and
I2-7 buT all was in vain as fullback Doug Robbins
scored Tour Times and Dick Graham hiT paydirT once
To Iead The Sandies To a 35-I2 vicTory over The
Traveling To Dumas in mass The Amarillo Sandies
rolled over The Dumas Demons before a seIIouT
crowd To coIIecT Their TourTh win oT The season
To no losses.
Holding The poTenT Demon oTTense To only I4
poinTs. The Sandies' eTTecTive deTense paved The
way Tor a smashing 33-I4 vicTory To even The record
beTween The Two Teams aT one win each,
The Sandie passing aTTack proved To be Too much
Tor The ground minded Demons as Terry Hankens
and Bruce Shepherd Teamed Tor Two TD passes Trom
Fullback Doug Robbins added I8 poinTs To his
awesome Scoring record by smashing Through The
Demon defense Tor Three shorT Touchdown romps and
Ied The Sandies To The 33- I4 win.
ATTer receiving a shorT pass from quarTerback Dickie Gra-
ham. Sandie halfback Harmon I-Iollar spins downiield Tor a
54 yard gain To The six yard line of The Lubbock WesTerners
from The Sandie 40 yard Iine To seT up The Sandies' TourTh
TD in The Third quarTer.
ln'll1e fourlh period of The game wilh Dumas iunior Mike Blackburn. replacing regular fullback Doug Robbins, sweeps around fwo Du-
mas defenders 'ro lhe Sandies' 39 yard line for a gain of lhree yards. Quarlerbacl: Dick Graham, number IO. looks on aller a fake
which drew several defenders from lhe ball carrier allowing The play fo make a worlhwhile gain.
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Wendell Cobb Mark Coffin Jody Cox Milre Dalrymple
Winqback l Linebacker Guard Punfer
Dick Flasher BusTer Fosier
DOF! Fridell Jerry G551'
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Before a crowd oT Il,OO0 The Golden Sandies of l
AHS ToughT Tor The TirsT win over The Tascosa Rebels
in seven years by The score oT I3-7.
The sTar of The game was The AHS deTense as T
They sTopped several scoring ThreaTs by The cross- T
Town rivals while The Sandies' oTTense was scoring
wiTh Doug Robbins gaining The lasT six yards Tol
paydirT and a TanTasTic 32 yard Touchdown pass'
Trom Dick Graham To Harmon Hollar. y
Tascosa Tallied buT iT Took Them 22 plays To make
The necessary 34 yards To score and only on TourTh
and one aT The one did The Rebels succeed as- Kim T
Malone rolled oTT The deTenders inTo The end zone. T
The Teams exchanged kicks as The Sandies ran ouT
The clock as The scoreboard read: Sandies I3 and T
Rebe-ls 7. T
The win exTended The Sandies' win sTring To five
wiTh no seTbacks Tor The highly raTed Golden Sand-
sTorm oT Amarillo High School.
Sandies Bruce Shepherd. Dodq Robbins, and Dick Graham
aTTempT To break up a pass 'To a Rebel end from Dick ln-
qram, Tascosa quarTerbaclc. Slich plays limiTed The Rebs To
only Tive pass compleTions ouT TThirTeen aTTempTs.
Tascosa quarferback Diclc Ingram is lcnoclced off balance by
an unidenfified Sandie lineman while affempfing a pass as
Golden Sandies' quarferbaclc Diclc Graham evades Tascosa de-
fenders as Wendell Cobb l4-31 pufs a bloclc fo an unidenfified
Rebel fo sei' up a gain of four yards for fhe winning Sandsform.
Graham is one of fhe leading quarterbacks in fha disfricf wifh a
remarkable running average of over eighf yards per carry.
right side linebacker Jimmy Pickard rushes fo fhe poinf of
faclcle fo insure fhaf fhe Rebel signal caller is down for a
nine yard loss on second down.
Refurning an infercepfed pass. fhe only one of fhe game.
defensive halfbacl: Bruce Shepherd halfs a Tascosa Rebel
drive in fhe fhird period fo sfop a scoring fhreaf and give
fhe Sandies good field posifion for fheir nexf offensive drive.
Amarillo's defense gave up only 43 yards passing fo fhe
Rebs and gave fha offense much help in fhe I3-7 win.
Terry Hanlcins Harmon Holler
ln 'the firsf period of fhe game wifh fhe Borger Bulldogs one member of 'rhe Sandies' oufsfanding backfield. winqback Wendell Cobb. q
is halfed by flwree of fhe Bulldog defenders affer gaining four yards on an off faclcle frap play. The official wafches on fo call The
play dead as offensive fackle Cliff Lane wafches affer opening fhe hole fhaf macle fhe play possible. The Sandies moved four yards 1
closer fo fhe Bulldog goal line for fhe Third score of fhe game in fhe second quarfer fhaf puf fhe score af 2l-O in favor of fhe l
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Eddie Jackson Berf Jacobson Johnny Johnson Marcus Jones
End Guard Guard Kicker
Sondies Maul Bulldogs, HarvesTers
T T The charging Amarillo Sandies exTended Their sea-
son record To 7-O as They pounded The Borger Bull-
dogs ancl The Pampa l-larvesTe-rs, scoring a ToTal oT
77 poinTs To 7 poinTs by The opposing Teams.
The Sanclies zoomed To a Zl-O halTTime score as
Harmon Hollar ran 69 yards Tor a Touchdown and
caughT a l4 yard pass To score his second TD oT The
nighT and Bruce Shepherd caughT a 3l yard pass To
end TirsT halT scoring. .
Dickie Graham passed '19 yards To Doug Robbins
Tor anoTher score. buT on The nexT series oT oTTensive
downs The Sandie reserves Tumbled and Borger Took
The Tree ball 65 yards Tor The Bulldogs' only score
of The game. Robbins capped The nighT's scoring
wiTh a Two yard plunge as Marcus Jones added his
TiTTh exTra poinT oT The game To exTend The score To
DespiTe a valianT eTTorT. The Pampa HarvesTers
were swarmed by The high Tlying Sandies 4l-O as
The winners amassed 452 ToTal yards.
The T'larvesTers recovered Graham'sTung1bie oTfThe
kickoTT aT Their 46 buT laTer ended up wiT a sa eTy
on an inTenTional grounding penalTy. l-larmon T-lollar
scored Twice, Dick Graham once, and Wendell
Cobb once beTore The reserves were enTered inTo
The game. l-lalTback Jimmy Pickard raced 28 yards
To The one and scored on The nexT play To place The
score aT 33-0 iusT beTore inTermission.
In The Third period RoberT Love scored Trom The
T eighT by going oTT Tackle To sew up The win by 4l-O
in Tavor oT AHS.
The reserves played over half oT The game and
T held The Pampa Team scoreless as The Tinal score
puT The Sandies ahead 4l-O.
Sandie signal caller Dick Grahm rolls leT'T on an opTion pass play
buT finds his receivers covered by Borger defenders and decides
To run The ball around a Bulldog defensive Tackle, number 70, Tor
TirsT down yardage in The second period of The 35-7 vicTory over
The Borger Team.
Dave Laing Cliff Lane Joe LiTTle Roberl' Love
CenTer Tackle Halfback l-lalTback
Mark McKinney Prafer Monnnng Pai' Monfgomery Dan Needham
QuarTerback Linebacker Halfback Halibaclf
Sunches Massacre Lubbock Monierey
MeeTing The MonTerey Plainsmen in Lubbock The
Sandies remained undeTeaTed in Their sevenTh game
of The season as They Trounced The Plainsmen 42-6.
A Tumble on Their 27 by lvlonTerey gave The
Sandies The ball and a shorT Time IaTer Bruce
Shepherd caughT a TD pass Trom Dick Graham To
go ahead 7-O. ATTer reTurning a punT To The MHS
4I Dick Graham passed To Wendell Cobb Tor a TD
and a lead OT I4-O. Jody Cox blocked a punT and
raced To recover The loose ball on The MonTerey
8 yard line. Graham scored Trom The one on an
oTT Tackle plunge. MonTerey inTercepTed a pass
on The AHS II buT on The nexT play BerT Jacob-
sen caughT a Tumble and sTrolled inTo The end zone
To secure The TirsT halT's scoring.
Opening The second halT, Bruce Shepherd inTer-
cepTed a pass aT The SO and Doug Robbins rammed
5 and 30 yards To seT up his one yard scoring
plunge To raise The score To 35-6.
ln The Tinal period Dick Graham inTercepTed a
pass and scrambled around all remaining MonTerey
deTenders Tor a 53 yard Touchdown. Marcus Jones
kicked his sixTh poinT oT The nighT To secure The
romp over The Lubbock Team 42-6.
Sandie fullback Doug Robbins Turns The corner To sweep
around a MonTerey Plainsman defender in The Third quarTer
of The conTesT Tor a 30 yard gain To The I4 yard line. seTTing
up The Sandies' TiTTh Touchdown of The game.
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Defensive Tackle Defensive Tackle End Tackle
In lhe firsl' quarfer of play in a game wilh ihe Monlerey Plainsmen of Lubbock. senior end Bruce Shephers snags a pass in lhe op-
ponenf's end zone lo sfarl- lhe nighf's scoring and pul' the Sandsform ahead 7-0 for a lead 'rhaf was never in danger. The play
capped a drive of 27 yards after a recovered fumble gave lhe Sandies fine field pesilion and an opporlunily fo avenge a loss fo
The Plainsmen which knocked Them our of lhe zone championship in I966.
Sondies Secure Undefeoied Season
Finishing zone acTion, The Amarillo Sandies clinched
The TiTle by sTorming The Caprock Longhorns 27-O
led by Tullback Doug Robbins as he gained l54
The Sandies scored in each period on gains oT
Two. one, nine, and Two yards. Caprock was un-
able To mounT a serious ThreaT unTil The Tading mo-
menTs oT The game as The Sandie reserves held The
Longhorns on The one yard line as Time expired.
The win gave The Sandies Their TirsT undispuTed
zone championship as in T966 Amarillo Tied wiTh
MonTerey and Borger Tor The TiTle.
In The Tinal game oT The regular season The San-
dies Trounced The Palo Duro Dons 30-6.
Palo Duro punTed aTTer Tailing To make a TirsT
down aTTer The opening kickoTT as The Sandies
gave up possession on The Palo Duro Tour yard
line. A bad pass Trom cenTer was recovered in The
end zone by The Dons buT iT was good Tor a saTeTy
and 2 poinTs Tor The Sandies. Taking The kickoTT
and marching 59 yards, The Sandies widened The
margin To 9-O as Graham raced I6 yards around
numerous defenders To score. Graham reTurned a
punT 53 yards To seT up a score by Doug Robbins
from The one. The Sanclies also scored on runs by
Doug Robbins and Jimmy Pickard in The second
half only To have a shuTouT spoiled by a TD run by
Palo Duro aTTer The Sandie reserves Took over in
The TourTh quarTer, The Tinal score was 30-6 buT
The Sandies also held a large edge in TirsT downs
Senior halfback Harmon Hollar rushes To aid oTher Sandie de-
fensive players halT Caprock ball carrier STeve AlsTon aT The
line of scrimmage in The TirsT period of The annual clash. The
vicTcry gave The Sandies The undispuTed zone championship wiTh
a record of Tour wins and no losses in conference play.
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Againsl' lhe leading defense of dislrici' 3-AAAA. fullback Doug Robbins drives five yards from fhe eighf lo 'the fhree yard line
and move 'rhe Sandies closer io one of 'rheir four touchdowns of the game lafe in fhe lirsr half of play. Leading The blocking on ihe
play is Sandie faclsle Clifford Lane as live Palo Duro defenders close in fo s'l'op 'lhe scoring aliempf.
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In The TirsT period of The disTricT playoifgame. Sandie ball carrier Dick Graham is halTed on The four yard line as oTher Sandles
Cliff Lane. BerT Jacobson, Harmon Hollar and Wendell Cobb move in To and The gain on The play
Tascosu Stops Sanclsform Wm Streak
A Sandie dream was halTed by a revenge minded
Tascosa Team in The Sanclies' TirsT disTricT cham-
pionship bid in nine years. RaTed Third in The sTaTe
of Texas beTore The deTeaT. The Sandies were rid-
dled by injuries bu+ sTill managed To hold The
larger Rebs unTil The second half oT play.
The Rebels Took The lead aTTer a punT on a 69
yard drive. The Sandies drove To The Tascosa Tour
yard line beTore The drive sTalled. The Rebs scored
again Tor a I2-O half Time edge.
Aided by Tumble recoveries. The Rebels puT
The game ouT oT reach Tor The Sandies in The sec-
ond halT. Tascosa's advanTage grew To 34-O unTil
The favored Sandies Tinally scored on a Tour yard
run by Dick Graham wiTh I5 second leTT in The
The loss was The only one oT The season Tor The
Sandies To Tour previous seTbaclcs Tor The Rebs
which one 'oT Those was aT The hands of The mighTy
SandsTorm. The loss also snapped The longesT win-
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deTeaT and a perTecT season record OT IO wins and
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As fhe referee looks on fo spof any fouls on fhe field, All-Disfricf Quarferback Dick Graham heads for fhe end zone as he is hif by
a cross-fown defender in an affernoon game as All-Disfricf Halfback Harmon Hollar moves in 'lo help. Graham was also given 'rhe
honor of All-Disfricf Defensive Safefy.
Sondies Dominate All Star Selections
Second Team All-Sfafe Linebacker
The I967 Amarillo High School Golden Sandie foof-
ball feam dominafed fhe Globe News All-Disfricf feam
by placing six players on fhe squad and holding seven
posifions wifh Dick Graham grabbing fhe quarferback
and defensive safefy posifions.
Coach Warren Harper was given coach of fhe year
by several polls for guiding fhe Sandie feam fo a perfecf
record of fen vicfories and no losses before being up-
sef by fhe Tascosa Rebels in fhe disfricf playoff.
Members of fhe All-Disfricf feam from AHS are:
Dick Graham af quarferback, Harmon Hollar af half-
back, Berf Jacobson af guard, David Laing af cenfer,
and Doug Robbins as fullback. Defensive members of
fhe squad are: Dick Graham af safefy, and Jimmy Pick-
ard af cornerback.
Amarillo High School placed ll players on fhe Norfh
Zone All-Sfar feam and filled I3 posifions wifh Berf
Jacobson and Dick Graham being chosen for offensive
and defensive assignmenfs.
Flesher Placed On All-State Squad
Dick Graham Harmon Hollar Berf Jacobson
Senior. I55 Pounds Senior, l5O Pounds Senior. l75 Pounds
Ouarferback and Safefy Offensive Halfback Offensive Guard
Dave Laing E Jimmy Pickard Doug Robbins
Junior. l9O Pounds Senior, l75 Pounds Senior, l9O Pounds
Offensive Cenfer Defensive Cornerback Offensive Fuliback
Junior Varsity, Sophs Finish On Top
Behind an excellenT coaching iob by Jim Nash
and Gus Hrncir, The Junior VarsiTy and Sophomore
TooTball Teams capTured Their respecTive crowns.
The Junior VarsiTy Tied Tor The disTricT cham-
pionship wiTh Lubbock EsTacado. a school ThaT
plays on a J-Vee schedule. Finishing The season
wiTh only Two losses, Those being To EST-acado and
The DalharT VarsiTy squad.
The Junior VarsiTy consisTs oT boys ThaT are
preparing Tor The TuTure varsiTy squad.
The Amarillo ciTy TooTball championship wenT To
The AHS Sophomore Team also coached by Nash
and Hrncir. The Team compleTed The season wiTh-
ouT a loss To a ciTy Team which includes Sopho-
mores Trom Caproclc, Palo Duro, and Tascosa High
WiTh combined records oT I3 wins and 2 losses
coupled wiTh Two respecTive championships, The
Amarillo High School junior TooTball program has
seT up a sTrong background Tor The Sandie VarsiTy
Teams oT The TuTure.
An unidenTiTied member of The Sandie
Team is hauled To Tlie ground by a T
Ter receiving a pass Tor an eighT yard
Team compleTed The season on Top of The
no losses and an undispuTed ciTy
sidelines. The Sandie Sophomore and Junior
Hrncir and Jim Nash concenTraTe on The
ve Team in a game wiTh Palo Duro High
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The Junior Varsiiy foofball ream quarferoacl: is iackled affer aifempfing 'lo How a page a feammafe while his blockers fry fo aid
fhe bell carrier affer finishing iheir blocking assignmenis. The J-Vee squad did nor lose a game +o a cify rival and losf only one con-
ference game and one non-conference game.
Aiding The players when 'rhey are resfing and waiting fo refurn io fha game. fhe Trainers mend broken equipmenf for 'the players
and give fhem wafer while also giving aid io players wiih iniuries so 'they may refurn fo The line-up. The irainers aHend every
fooflsall game for Varsify, Junior Varsify. and Sophomore feams.
Lowley In Second Season As Coach
Junior KenneTh Manuel shooTs Tor The baslcef in The TourTh period
of a game wiTh The Coronado Tv1usTangs in The Sandie gym.
Manuel gives l9righT hopes for The 1969 Sandie Team.
Heading The Sandie varsiTy Tor The second sea-
son. coach Gary Lawley Turned in anoTher ouTsTand-
ing coaching iob.
Lawley was given Coach of The Year in I967
by guiding The Sandie baslceTball Team To iTs TirsT
disTricT championship in I8 years. l-le also Turned
in one OT The ouTsTanding iobs in The disTricT as he
led The small and inexperienced Sandies To become
a ThreaT To any Team in The area.
The B Team is coached by Milne Nelson, also
in his second year as a Sandie coach.
Mr. Lawley has a Bachelor oT Science degree
Trom EasT CenTral STaTe College in Oklahoma and
Teaches biology Through The day unTil he works
wiTh The baslceTball Team sixTh period.
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In ihe firsi' period of 'lhe Palo Duro game in 'rhe Amarillo Ciiy Baslceiball Tournament' Morris Oversfreei' 6ll'SmP'l'S G lump she?
from fwenfy feel' as he is guarded by a defender. Kennefh Manuel. 20. and Hurles Scales, 54. waich and prepare To grab fhe
Senior Jerry Johnson allempfs a sho? from 'rho corner of ihe
loor againsf +he Dumas Demons in nonsconference aciion. John-
on is one of ihe leading scorers for fhe Sandies and always is a
hrea+ fo an opposing Team.
High in rhe air, Kenneih Manuel fakes aim on fhe goal as
a defender from Coronado High School of Lubbock iries
wifhoul' success io block ihe shor. The Sandies won ihe
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ln The TirsT Tour games oT The TirsT half oT disTricT
play. The Golden SandsTorm scored wins over Lub-
bock High School and Borger High School. The
Sandie players showed iniTiaTive and aggressiveness
on The courTs. in order To deTeaT These Teams.
The Sandie baskeTball players suTTered deTeaT aT
The hands of The Pampa HarvesTers and The Coro-
nado MusTangs oT Lubbock. Through boTh oT These
games The deTerminaTion oT The AHS players made
The games exciTing To The IasT second. The husTling
Sandies ToughT Their hardesT and were deTeaTed
Overcoming a greaT size disadvanTage, each play-
er used his speed and quick Thinking abiliTy To pile
up poinTs againsT Their.Toes. Through Their drive To
win, The Sandies have compiled a Tine record.
As Mike Ray looks on To aid The play, David Hill makes a
23 TooT iump shoT as he is guarded closely by a Borger
Bulldog defender in The game which was played in The AHS
gym. The Sandies won, 69-57.
ln a game wiTh The Borger Bulldogs, KenneTh Manuel aT
TempTs To sink a seven TooT iump shof in The second period
of The game played in The Sandie gym.
Poised like a cal' ready fo sfrilce, Hurles Scales guards his man fo
prevenl him from making an accuraie shol in a game played in lhe
Amarillo High School Gymnasium. '
AS a referee looks on fo spol any fouls. Kenneih Manuel loffs a high
sho? 'foward lhe baslcei in a game wilh The Monierey Plainsmen. The
Sandies and all olher feams in disfricr 3-AAAA were able io have
fair and unpreiudiced referees call fhe games they played.
The shoriesf siarier on ihe Sandie ieam, Jerry Jo
son, shoofs from his favoriie posiiion as he is guarc
by a Coronado player. Johnson is known for his dl
bling and shooiing abilify while being only 5'8 .
Wifh deadly accuracy, senior Phil Mafhews shools for
ihe baslcel' in a game wilh ihe Dumas Demons. Malhews
is a greal assel lo fhe varsiiy because of his shooling
and rebounding abilily.
Cogers Place Third In City Tourney
The second annual Amarillo CiTy BaskeTball Tour-
namenT was held in The AHS gym over The ChrisT-
The Sandies handed a deTeaT To The Caprock
Longhorns on December 27Th. This was a hard vic-
Tory Tor The SandsTorm, buT The TighTing spiriT
of The Sandies persevered.
The AHS cagers meT deTeaT by The Tascosa Reb-
els, 56-Sl. Even Though The Sandies gave Their besT
eTTorT To The game The opponenTs managed To win
over The sTingy Sandies.
The second cleTeaT OT The TournamenT came when
The Sandies Tell To Palo Duro by one poinT in The
semi-Tinals. This game showed The greaT deTermina-
Tion oT The Sandies. because They never quiT Their
valianl' eTTorTs To win The game. In The closing mo-
menTs oT The game. The Dons edged The Sandies
Senior. David Hill makes a big eTT'orT To grab a rebound
To enable The Sandies To aTTempT anoTher shoT in The Third
quarTer of a game wiTh Pampa. Junior. Mike Ray also helps
To assure The Team anoTher chance To score.
Junior KenneTh Manuel works The ball down-courT in The Tacling
minuTes of The baskeTbaIl game wiTh The Pampa HarvesTers.
Manuel is passing The ball To anoTher Sandie player on The TasT
break. The Tasl' break is one OT The sTrong poinTs QT The Sandie
Mike Ray. a iunior player, gives an all-ouT eTTorT To reach a iump ball, srgnnying ..., - 4
' T members, Skipper Balcomb, 50, John Krill. 42. and KenneTh Manuel. 20. pause. ready 1U g...., 4
h' T -seven poinT margin, 77-40. in a hard-ToughT duel in The Amarillo High
Dumas. Sandie eam
Sandies capTured vicTory Trom The Dumas Demons by a T ir y
Sundsiorm Fights For Loop Viciories
The lasT Tive games oT The TirsT halT broughT only
wo vicTories To The Amarillo High baslceTball Team.
These were over Palo Duro High School and Cap-
rock High School. VicTories over These schools
were especially imporTanT Tor They avenged a de-
TeaT in The ciTy TournamenT.
The SandsTorm suTTered Three deTeaTs during The
lasT games oT The TirsT halT. These deTeaTs were To
MonTerey High School, Plainview High School, and
The TorTunaTe Tascosa Team. The deTeaT by lvlon-
Terey was a very close one. All games were very
close in compeTiTion. and The Sandies showed good
sporTsmanship in Their deTeaTs. as well as in Their
The Sandies ended The TirsT halT oT play wiTh a
unidenhhed Bulldog Tries
eTTorTs. This game, played in The Sandie gym, saw The Sand-A
1 sTorm win by Twelve poinTs.
K., Morris OversTreeT, senior. malces a valianT eTTorT To sink a
Two-poinT shoT in The play againsT The Borger Bulldogs. An
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The Sandies scored one oT Their Two wins oT The
second halT of disTricT play by piling up poinTs
againsT The MusTangs oT Coronado High School.
The Sandies conquered The Lubbock Team by The
score 8 I-62.
The cagers' were deTeaTed in Their nexT Two
games by Borger High School and Pampa High
School. BoTh oT These games were played in The op-
posing Team's gyms. ln each oT These conTesTs The
AHS boys showed once again Their Tremendous ini-
TiaTive in keeping The scores close and The ouTcome
in quesTion unTil The Tinal buzzer. ln The lasT seconds
oT The exciTing game in Pampa. The Sandie Team
closed The gap unTil They Trailed by only Two poinTs.
However, Through several Touls, The HarvesTers
gained The advanTage and deTeaTed The Sandies.
The Sandies spiT The season's games wiTh Coro-
nado and Borger buT losT boTh games To Pampa.
Senior cenTer John Krill TighTs wiTh a Pampa HarvesTer Tor
possession oT The ball in The Third quarTer oT a game played
in The Sandie Gym. David Hill and KenneTh Manuel look on
and Try To help The Sandies close The gap in The score.
ln The TirsT period of a game wiTh The MonTerey Plainsmen oT
Lubbock. Phil Maihews I4-li and John Krill T431 inTercepT a pass
inTended Tor one OT The Plainsmen oTTensive men. The Sandies losT
The game by a score oT 61-58.
While guarding his assigned opponent John Krill aTTempTs To Toui
up The Pampa oTTense. Krill is The TallesT Sandie sTarTer as he is
lisTed aT 6'2 . The Sandies had a very good percenTage OT sTeals
in The game.
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Junior Mike Ray passes fhe ball 'io anofher Sandie player
in fhe fhird period of a game wifh fhe Tascosa Rebels. The
Sandies played hard buf losf fhe game 70-50.
ln fhree games of fhe second half of play. fhe
Sandies did nof fare very well. They fell af The
hands of lhe Plainview Bulldogs 66-68. This was a
very disappoinfing loss, since fhe score was always
very close, and fhe lead changed hands several
fimes. The vicfory was in balance unfil fhe lasf few
minufes of play.
in fhe following game. fhe Sandsiorm suffered
a sfinging defeai from lvlonferey Plainsmen of Lub-
bock. Losing 54-80 was a biffer dose for fhe fighf-
ing Sandie players: however. in lhe Sandie fradifion,
fhey were gallanf in clefeaf.
The Palo Duro Dons clefeafed fhe Sandies by
fhe score. 7l-79. A defeaf from an in-fown rival is
always hard fo accepf. and fhis one was no excep-
fion. The Sanclies made a sfrong efforf fo defeaf
'ihe Dons, buf if was noi successful. They did hold
'rhem fo an eighf poini lead, however.
Sandies David Hill l22l and l-'lurles Scales f54l affempf fo
block a shof from Pampa Harvesfer George Bailey. The San-
dies losf fhe game fo The Disfricf 3-AAAA champions by a
nine poinf margin.
Sandies Smash Lubbock Wesferners l
The closing games oT The second halT oT play
broughT one more vicTory To The Sandies. There
were also Two more deTeaTs. These were aT The
hands of Caproclc High School and Tascosa High
School. The Sandies were deTeaTed by Caproclc, 58-
54, in a conTesT which broughT ouT The besf skills oT
The oTher deTeaT was To Tascosa High School.
The Rebels deTeaTed The Sandies by a seven poinT
The Sandies ended Their season wiTh a prized vic-
Tory over The Lubbock WesTerners in The Sandie
gym. This vicTory was a greaT one Tor The Sandie
cagers. The Tinal score was 74-59. The Sandies
sTrived diligenTly To obTain This vicTory.
Sandie player. John Krill, presses Rebel Jim Conkling, during
The TirsT half of disTricT play. The Sandies were deTeaTed in
The conTesT by The score, 70-50.
John Krill. senior Sandie cager, iumps To sink a shoT in The
Third quarTer of play againsT The Dumas Demons. KenneTh
Manuel l20l pauses ready To grab The rebound in case The
shoT misses. The Sandie cagers Triumphed over The Demons,
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Junior VarsiTy BaslceTball Coach
The Sandie iunior varsiTy baslceTbail Team com-
piled a Tine record This season. Through Their greaT
husTie and deTerminaTion, The B Team cagers de-
manded respecT Trom each of The Teams ThaT They
played. These boys displayed many Tine characTer
TraiTs on The courT, which helped To build Their Tine
repuTaTion as a Team. IT Takes a Truly greaT Team
To be humble in vicTory as well as deTeaT as The J-
Vees were This season.
These iuniors and sophomores who made up The
B Team will be The varsiTy Team oT '69. The San-
dies nexT year can look Torward To a Tine Team
which will represenT The AHS sTudenTs in TradiTional
The iunior varsiTy was coached by lvlike Nelson
who is in his second year as a Sandie coach. Nelson
also coaches TooTball in The Tail. Coach Nelson Teach-
es Biology 2I-22 during The day beTore he goes To
The gymnasium To prepare The Team Tor upcoming
Johnny Johnson T521 iumps high in The air To Tip The bali To anoTher member of The Sandie B Team. OThers waiTing To receive The Tip
are Kyle Puplcn llOl. Ray NorThcuT T4-21, and Tom NNaiTers i24l. The game is wiTh The Coronado MusTangS of Lubbock: The Sandies
won The game by a large margin.
Tom Walrers l24l shools for The baskel' in a J-Vee baslcelball
game wilh rhe Coronado Musfangs. Jerry Vaclav lI2l, Johnny
Johnson, and Kyle Pipkin U01 prepare lo lump in and slop all
chances of a rebound being recovered by The Musrangs.
Tom Walrers iumps. in vain, fo Hp fhe ball fo a Sandie player in
'Phe firsr quarler of a game wilh The Coronado Musfangs. The
Sandies won lhe game played wilh lhe much laller 'ream from
rhe Lubbock school,
Sophomore Danny Carier l3Ol prepares fo pass rhe ball lo Ray
Norlhcur l52l in acfion of rhe second period of a game. Carrer
is in his lirsr year as a Sandie cager and provides high hopes for
In a mafch in The Amarillo High School Gymnasium an umdenhfied Sandie grappler pins an opp0nenT from Caprocl: High School.
The Sandie wresflers had a poor season buT did well in The Amarillo Cify Wresfling Tournamenl. The Sandies won The maTch by a
aines In Fifth Year As Sandie Coach l
STarTing The I968 season wiTh an inexperienced Team.
coach Jerry Raines formed The Sandie WresTlers inTo a
highly compeTiTive group. T
The wresTling Team worlcs in I2 divisions by weighT
sTarTing from 95 pounds To T85 pounds and over. Thel
Team pracTices daily aTTer school and during The wres-T
Tling class in order To gain experience Tor The maTches
which are held on Monday and Thursday nighTs. N
The wresTling Team compeTes in non-comcerence maTche y
es Tor Two rounds unTil The annual ciTy TournamenT. This T
year The TournamenT 'was held in The Tascosa High
School Gymnasium. 1
Teams ThaT parTicipaTe are: Caproclc High School, T
Palo Duro High School, Tascosa High School. and The
Team Trom Boys Ranch. T
Coach Jerry Raines is in his TiTTh year as wresTling
coach since Taking over The iob in I964.
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Sluarl' Shaw. and John Sanderson. Boflom Row: Eddie Turner, John ScoH', Larry Sfephenson, Ross Elliot Pele Garcia, and Ed Taylor.
Senior Bruce Shepherd alfempls lo pull away from Phillip
Coble in a praclice malch. Coble is in his second season as
a Sandie wrestler, coming from Carver High School.
The Sandies had fhree boys 'lo win-lheir divisions in 'lhe Amarillo
Cily Wreslling Tournament These are John Sanderson, Larry
Sfephenson, and Phillip Birdine. Birdine was vol'ed as lhe oulsland-
ing wresller in 'rhe fournamem' as Slephenson won lhe Joe Parlcey
ln a daily praciice session, senior John Sanderson grimaces as he fries lo escape a hold applied by senior Hoof Shaw. Sanderson
won his weiqhl' division, heavyweight in lhe Amarillo Ciiy Wreslling Tournameni and Shaw losl' on a referee's decision in lhe finals
of fha ISO pound division.
Grapplers Grab Third In City Tourney
ln a surprise upset 'rhe Amarillo Sandie Wres-
fling 'ream beai Palo Duro and Caproclc High
Schools in ihe Amarillo Cify Wreslling Tournamenl
lo end wilh a lhird place sianding behind Boys
Ranch and Tascosa High School.
The Sandies won only lwo malches all season in
Round Robin compeiiiion. came on sfrong wilrh
Top honors going lo Phillip Burdine who was voled
oulslanding wresiler of 'lhe lournamenl' wiih John
Cole of Boys Ranch.
Firsf place winners in fhe lournameni from AHS
were: Phillip Burdine a+ 97 pounds. Larry Slephen-
son al' ll4 pounds, and John Sanderson al heavy-
weighlz Second place winners were: John ScoH af
lO5 pounds, and Hool' Shaw al' l82 pounds. Third
place winners were: Ed Taylor al' l35 pounds, Gisle
Moiolhus a+ l4O pounds, and Jim Harrell al' I67
pounds. Larry Siephenson was 'rhe winner of ihe
Joe Parlcey award which was presenied by lhe AHS
Sandie wresfler. G-isle Miolhus. earns a single poinl for an es-
cape from an opponenf from Tascosa High School in Amarillo
Myolhus was a sfrong poinl in fhe Sandie 'leam because as a iun-
ior. he is in his second season as a grappler.
Senior Avery Rush praclices his form in daily praciice sessions during sixTh period and al'Ter school To pr r f '
maTch wiTh Coronado High School of Lubbock. Aided by Coach Ingram. Avery has become one of The besfeFbTaifer?rinailh3pd5,lYri2E
Ingram Guides Golden Sandie NeTTers
Coach Roland lngram
Defending champion Amarillo Sandies, led by
coach Roland lngram who is in his second yea:
aT Amarillo High, Tared well in boTh Tall and spring
sessions oT The Tennis season.
The A Team consisTs of boys and girls singles
and doubles evenfs. The Team members pul' in long
hours of pracTice ThroughouT The year.
Some oT The players on The Team are Barbara
RalsTon, girls singles, Avery Rush. boys singles. Rue
Landon and Sue TrouTman, girls doubles. Creed
WyaTT and John KriTser, boys doubles.
WiTh many reTurning members of The I967 dis-
TricT champions. The I968 Sandie Team compleTed
The season wiTh one oT The besT records in The his-
Tory of Amarillo High School.
The Team has been considered as one of The
TinesT in The sTaTe and The ranking would noT be
possible wiThouT Tine coaching and much hard work.
l968 Golden Sandie Tennis Team: Boiiom row, Dan Novak, Bruce Tilley. Telca Summers, Barbara Ralson, Peggy Tesf, Carolyn Whir-
alcer, and Sue Traulman. Top row, Coach Roland Ingram, Lewis LeClaire. Sieve Crain. Creed WyaH. Avery Rush, John Krirser, and
Bill Bussard. Coach lngram's ream. which has four reiurning varsiiy leirermen, is expecied +o make sfrong showings in 'rhe spring when
lhey compele in various lournamenfs 'lhroughour lhe stale.
Senior letrerman John Krifser puls all of his weighf Peggy Tesr and Teka Summers, seniors. pracrice doubles play before
info a forehand while warming-up before a march. Krir- a dual meer. Bofh have been members of 'fhe leam for Three years.
ser and parfner Creed Wyalf will enfer doubles com- and expecl' to make some Trips in 'Phe spring.
pefifion in 'rournamenls lhis spring.
Pracficing his serve, senior Avery Rush dis-
plays fhe melhods of playing +ennis. Rush is
considered fo be one of fhe besf singles
players in ihe sfafe and has a good chance
+o win in disfricr compeiirion.
Senior Bill Bussard relurns a drive wiih a
forehand volley in a daily pracfice session on
ihe AHS fennis courls. Bussard is a member
of ihe A feam.
Using her back sfroke in a maich wifh ano'rher ci'ry +eam. Barbara Ralson reiurns
a volley and fries fo gel' a quick lead over her opponenl' from Tascosa High.
Ralson shows much promise for The '69 seaso.n for she is in her iunior year ai'
The boys' doubles leam for rhe '68 iennis feam is John Krifser and Creed
Wya'H'. These lwo boys have played 'logeiher 'For 'lwo previous years and are
expecied +o lead 'rhe disfricr fhrough all of +I-me spring marches and fournamenis.
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Senior members of the Amarillo High School Tennis Team. Rue Landon and Sue Trouiman, warm up for a daily praclice session.
They are fhe Sandies' girls doubles 'ream and parficipale in 'iournamenls for A 'team filles and are a vifal pari' of fha defending
dislricf champion iennis leam.
Linksters Compete For District Title
The Amarillo High School Golden Sandie Gott
team entered the I967-I968 season with high hopes
and good material.
The A team consists ot Rusty Fuquay, Gray
Anderson, Jerry Boelca, and Jack Keith. They enter
the round ot district match play with other high
schools in district 3-AAAA plus many invitational
tournaments in the tall and spring season.
The B team consists ot Eddy Laur, Jim Shankle,
Tommy Goolsloy, and Jim La lvlarca. The B team
also enters the district and invitational tournaments
and competes with the A team.
The boys compete tor positions on the A and
B teams at the beginning ot the tirst and second
The team practiced daily in the sixth period at
Ross Rogers Municipal Golt Course and the Ama-
rillo Country Club.
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order 'lo sink a pull. Fuquay is in his fhird year as a Sandie golfer
and is a member ol the A leam.
As he fees-off on lhe eighleenlh green, Rory Corbell follows
lhrough wifh his swing in order lo send lhe ball as far as i'I'
can Travel. Corbell is a senior and is a member of 'rhe B
As lhe ball prepares 'fo drop in lhe hole. Senior Eddy Laur
remains molionless as he watches ihe sho? near The cup. Laur
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'green, sophomore Jimmy Randall waiches anoiher Sandie linlcsler
swinq so he may pick up poinlers on how fo improve his game.
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On 'l'l1e Amarillo Counlry Club golf course, senior Jacl:
Keifh prepares fo lee-off on H-ie eighrl-I hole. Keilh is in
his lhird year as a Sandie golfer.
Senior Tommy Goolsby follows 'lhrouglm wifh his swing on a 'lee-slwol'
during a daily praciice session al lhe Amarillo Couniry Club. Goolsby
is one of 'flue oulslanding members of 'lhe Sandie A 'ieam and has
parficipafed in many iournamenis for AHS.
Concenfraling on flue ball, Jerry Boelca prepares 'fo send lhe ball flying
on lhe second green. The Sandie linlcsfers prepare daily for lournamenfs
and marches held in lhe Fall and Spring.
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.lim Shankle smiles for lhe camera of ihe La Airosa. Shanlcle
is a iunior and is in his firs+ year on 'the Sandie leam.
Displaying his conceniraiion powers over a sand frap, Byron
Head atfempis +o reach ihe green and puf his ball near lhe
cup. Head is using a number nine iron 'io chip 'Phe ball over
fha large sand frap.
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he 'iries +o keep up wiih an opponenf in a mafch while preparing
for upcoming iournamenfs.
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malch wifh Tascosa. Boelca is in his firsf year as a Sandie linlcsler
and is on ihe A Team. Jerry is using a wood for ihe long dis-
fance his drive needs To cover.
ln a daily pracTice session. a member of The Amarillo High School Golden Sandie Track Team sfrives To reach 5'I I in The high iump
evenT. The Sandies have qreaT hopes for The i968 season. being led by a sfrong group of seniors and iuniors. The Team pracfices in Dick
Bivins Sfadium on The Tri-STaTe Fair Grounds.
Sandie Track Team Sfrives For Title
Mr. Tom Airhari'
Golden Sandie Track Coach
The l968 Sandie TracksTers displayed 'line sporTs-
manship as well as skill while parTicipaTing in Their
meeTs This season. The Track boys par'TicipaTed in
nine meeTs This year in The area and region. These
were: The lnTer-STaTe lnviTaTional. in El Paso: The
NorTh Plains Relays, in Dumas: The Red River Invi-
TaTional, in LawTon: The Ysle+a Relays, in YsleTaq The
Amarillo Relays: The DisTricT 3-AAAA MeeT7 The
Tri-STaTe Closed lnviTaTional, in Amarillo, and The
Regional I-AAAA MeeT in Odessa. The Track sea-
son closed wiTh The CiTy MeeT in Dick Bivins STa-
dium, which deTermined The ciTy Track champions.
The acTual season oT meeTs lasTed Trom March 2 To
April 20, buT The parTicipanTs sTarTed pracTice much
Coached by Mr. Tom AirharT. The Sandies were
well represenTed in all evenTs This year. These in-
cluded The 880 yard dash. The 440 yard dash, The
IOO yard dash, The 330 inTermediaTe hurdles,'The
220 yard dash, The mile run. The pole vaulT. The high
iump, The shoTpuT. and The broad jump.
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'rhe 880 yard relay ieam in a daily praciice in Dick Bivins Sia-
dium. Led by Tom Airharf, 'rhe Sandie irack feam iurned in a fine
Eddy Fussell knocks ihe bar over as he fries fo increase his
capabilifies in 'lhe pole vaull' evenf. The l968 Sandie 'team is
sfrong in 'rhe upperclassmen bu? if is also loaded wilh lal-
eni' in fha sophomores.
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Senior Morris Overslreei' flies over a hurdle in ihe high hurdles eveni.
Oversfreel' won lhe evenf in 'fha Cily Track Meer in I967 healing com-
pelilors from Caprock High School, Palo Duro High School. and Tas-
cosa High School.
A member of 'lhe pole vauliing crew sirives 'ro lop
l2'I l as he prepares lor an upcoming meer wiih o+her
iop-ranked Teams in 'rhe'annual Amarillo Relays.
Senior Gilberi' Gregg hands lhe bafon lo anolher mem-
ber of 'rhe 440 yard relay leam. The Sandies compefed
in many meefs and had sirong compefilion in The run-
ning evenls in mosi' of 'l'he rneefs.
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fracksfer did noi' malce ihe high level he had sei for himself. One of fha Sandies' sirongesi' poinis on lhe I968 frack team was 'lhe iump-
ing evenls such as pole vauliing and ihe high iump.
Senior Phil Jordan grimaces as he afiempis io make the goal he has
sei for 'fhe shoi' event Jordan is in his 'fhird year as a Sandie iraclnsier
and is a greai' help io 'fha loial 'ream effori because of his hard com-
Senior David Hill waiches his fooling in order fo im-
prove his iechnique and enable himself fo do beH'er in
+he hurdles eveni in many of ihe meefs in which fhe
Sandie fraclc 'ream compefes.
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Experienced Seniors Lead Baseball Team
The l968 Golden Sandie baseball ream showed
greal' huslle and dererminalion. Aided by many
'ream members relurning from lasl' year, Jfhe Sandies
loughl' hard 'ro compile a line season record.
There were rhirly-five players parlicipaling This
season. Some of These included: caichers. Willis
Warren -and Bill Wiegand: firsr basemen. Mike
l-lambrick and Mark McKinney: second baseman,
Harmon l-lollarg shorrsrop, Terry l-lankins: lhird
basemen, Gary Lawrence and David l-lilly pilchers.
David Sharp and Don Monigomery: and ouliielders
Bruce Shepherd, Roberr Love, Jimmy Smilh, Ron-
nie Hunler, and Danny Gardner.
The Sandies had eighr Team members who lei-
rered in one season previous ro rhis one. They were:
Bill Wiegand, Mark McKinney, Harmon Hollar,
Terry l-lankins. Gary Lawrence, Bruce Shepherd. Da-
vid Sharp, and Roberr Love.
Disfricr play in baseball is nor divided inro zones
or halves. There is one weekend Trip To El Paso.
and several olher overnighl' rrips. The Team is ex-
pecled lo be slrong in all posilions.
Mr. Gus Hrncir
Baseball Head Coach
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is a good bafler and is sfrong al shorislop.
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cosa during a pracfice game. Monfgomery is a iunior and one of
'rhe leading hurlers for fhe I968 Sandie baseball feam.
Marla McKinny pufs our an unidenlified runner as he slides info
n base. The Sandies play home games and praclice on lhe Tri
Sfafe Fair Grounds near Dick Bivins Sfadium.
Sfrefched high in +he air, senior Bill Wiegand snags a long
'throw from cenfer field +o hall' a runner on ihird base in a
pracfice session. Wiegand is in his 'lhird season as a Sandie
baseballer and is sfarfing for his second season.
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Senior Terry Hanlcins scoops up a ground ball hii' fo him by coach
Gus Hrncir in a daily pracfice. Hanlcins is in his 'lhird season on
fhe Sandie baseball feam as he plays al' shorfsfop.
Sandie pifching ace, David Sharp. fhrows a curve ball fo a
Monferey baffer. Sharp sfarfed many of fhe games as fhe
Sandie ieam fared vary well fhis season, being 'led by a
group of experienced seniors.
From fhe umpire's poinl' of view fhe baseball field fakes on a differenf aspecf from fhal' of fhe average fan. The baffer is Roberf Love.
fha cafcher Bill Wiegand, and fhe pifcher is Willis Warren. The scene is a warm up before a game wifh fl1e Palo Duro Dons on fha
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Sandie lineup. The feam has been greaily helped by 'lhe addiiion of 'rhree of ihe ouifielders who came from Carver High School.
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Pitching Ace For Sandie Team
Before a game Roberl' Love praciices bunling as Bill Wiegand, cafches.
Love is an assei io ihe Sandie ieam as an ouffielder and as a baiier,
Wiegand is in his second year as a siarler al' cafcher.
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All Sandies are uniied wiih 'Ihe idea Ihal' an
unwavering spiri'r will overcome all obslacles.
We believe 'fhai a brave mind is impregnable.
and if is Ihis noiion 'rhai makes Sandies 'rhe very
besi in all +ha+ 'rhey pursue. Sandies work +o-
gelher 'ro make Amarillo High school a beH'er
place for everyone: resoluiely minded in a iusl
cause. The sophomores have only a Iasie of
Sandie Spirit Ihe juniors have acquired much
knowledge of I'he meaning of Sandieland: 'I'he
seniors have aI' las'r 'Iaken one siep 'Ioward
reaching a high goal. Bul' all classmen have
someihing in common: we know where our du'ry
lies: we love Sandieland and The Iradifions for
which she siandsz we 'rake pride in every+hing
AHS means: we are Sandies! And, as Sandies
we all endeavor-
TO FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT WITH-
OUT QUESTION OR PAUSE.
TO BE- WILLING- TO MARCH INTO
HELL FOR A HEAVENLY CAUSE!
Officers Chosen In Electronic Election
Eleciion of class officers and 'lhe Queen ol AHS were held on October I2 in fhe AHS library. Sludenfs wishing fo vole had lhe op
poriunily from 7:30 in ihe morning un'ril fhe close of 'rhe school day al 4 p.m. Senior officers elecled were: Dair Hileman, presidenl'
Phil Malfhews. vice-presidenfg Terri Slewarl. secreiaryg Candy Slouf and Fred Veazey. councilmen.
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Hawaiian School Intrigues AHS Students
Eighi' AHS sfudenfs aiiended lhe SWOPE Summer School in Hawaii. The siudenfs spenf six weeks in Lihue on fhe island of Kauai
faking courses such as chemisiry, biology. American Hisfory. world hisiory, fyping, arf, phofography, and algebra 2l and 41.
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Brigacloon Musical Tremendous Success
The casl' of Brigacloon exhiblled ialeni. enlhusiasm, and willingness lo worlc. Each casl member worked lhrough crilicism and praise
from lhe dire-clors of lhe musical.
Queen's Coronation Highlight For Seniors
De Otte, Barbara
Forty-five senior girls attired in formals and evening gowns await their turn to be iuclqed on poise, color and style of clress for the
annual Queen's Coronation. Twelve of the girls were chosen to act as Queen attendants.
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Vigilanfes Richard Kelly, Bill Verfreese and John Maier aid in 'rhe preparafion of The siege and audiiorium for anofher greaf San-
die pep raliy. The Key Club selecfs 9 senior boys from ifs members lo serve as Vigilanfes. Their grealesl' obligalion is sounding
lhe air horn al' all pep rallies and loolball games. The club selecied Cherry Hyso as fheir' queen.
Seniors Attend Leadership Conference
Dr. Harry Vanderpool, pasior of Polk Sireei' Meihodisi Church was fhe keynoie speaker of 'rhe Amarillo High School's firsi annual
leadership conference. The conference was held on Auqusl 30i'h ai' Ceia Canyon Meihodisf Campground. AHS leaders were qaih-
ered fogeiher fo discuss and look for solufions lo lhe major problems confronling fhe siudenis.
Gulhrie, Wilma Jean
Sanclstorm Captures First Place Rating
Senior Vicki Caslcey finds senior, Johnny Sanderson's sports story very amusing as he completes his column for the Sandstorm. As
co-editor. Vicki aids other members of the staff seeing that they meet their deadlines for the tri-weelcly newspaper.
Snowflake Bull Presents AHS Favorites
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Publicallon sfaff members Sharon Johnson and Amy Herbert, seniors. help lo- decorafe lhe caleleria for lhe' annual Snowflake
Ball. The fheme of Sandieland Goes Hollywood Snowflake Ball was carried our wifh lhe aid of fheafre poslers and individual
Oscars. The Underfalcers provided fhe music for fhe dance.
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Seniors Aid 13-7 Victory 0ver
Le Clair, Krisiie
Cheerleaders. sfeppers and even phoiographers help 'ro promoie The spirii' and enlhusiasm needed for 'ihe Sandie fooiball feam fo mam
fain in lhe high characfer. deferminaiion and sporfsmanship. True Sandie Spiri+ is exhiloiled by each AHS siudeni' and loyal fans
aflending any of 'rhe exfracurricular aciivifies.
Monfgomery, Mary Mlke
Sandie Spirit Remains Throughout AHS
Journalism sfudenfs' spiril' rose lo an all lime high during fhe week of Ocfober 7. when sfudenls presenfed slogans on 'the black
board lo boosl' 'the Sandie vlciory. Befsy Bandy, senior. demon siraied her abilify fo presenl' 'lhe sfudenfs' ideas.
Scmclies, Rebels Present Band Queen
Veda Mckinney, Band Queen of Amarillo High School is presenled ro her public al lhe half lime acfivifies of 'fhe Amarillo High.
Tascosa foofball game. She was eleclecl lasl spring by lhe members of 'fhe band. She has also been aclive as a lwirler and now
holds lhe posilion of head fwirler.
Parks, R. D.
Coronation Boll Honors Queen
Penny, La Faun
An example of glowing beauly is displayed by Queen Linda Monfgomery. The annual Coronalion Ball honors ihe Queen of AHS Mr
Earl Mills Selecls Linda as his pariner for a dance. The Infruders provided lhe music for fhe dance. The queen is chosen by lhe
sludenf body during fhe all school eleclion during Oclober.
Sipe, Lynn Ann
ChiIdren's Home Accepts Ccmnlecl Food
Mr. and Mrs. Carfer and 3 represenfafives of The Children's Home were presenfed over 7.000 cans of food plus a check from
fha sfudenfs of AHS. The food was presenfed December 21 during annual Chrisfmas assembly.
Slewari, Mary Ann
Bus Trips Prove Enjoyable To Seniors
Seniors display fheir' spiril by decorafing Hue foolball boys' bus before Jrhey leave for 'fha Harvesfer-Sandie fooiball game. Much
spiril' was aroused 'rhis season by lhe confinuous viciories. Debbie Marlalf, Libby Bagof, and Evalyn McSpacllin. seniors. help Janei-
Eichorn hang posiers.
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Students Participate In Club Activities
AAY members listen to sponsor. lvlrs. Mary Conerly announce the officers at the 'first annual meeting and reviews and explains the
purpose of the club. AY sponsored the Back to School Dance. Twirp Week and Dance and conducted a Garage Sale.
Sfeppers Provlde Pregame Achvlhes
Amarnllo High School Sandie Sfeppers exhubnf dance rouhnes and fundamenlals during foo+ball and baskefball achvnhes There are
45 gurls chosen in early December based upon iheur abnlnfy +0 dance The gurls musl' mannfam a B average aHend school regu
Iarly and have reasonably shorf haur Sfepper Capfam ns Tuna Bourseau and lhey are sponsored by Mrs Belly Jones
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The junior class is The ToundaTion oT Sandieland in The real sense. These sTu-
denTs are righT in The middle oT Their years aT AHS. They have Tond mem-
ories oT Their sophomore year. where They became acquainTed wiTh Sandie-
land. They are Tamiliar wiTh iTs TradiTions. cusToms. and spiriT. They look
ahead To The Time when They will be seniors. The leaders oT The school. AT
This Time. The juniors are The mosT permanenT members oT Amarillo High.
They are The sTudenTs To which Sandieland means The mosT. IT is Truly Their
whole liTe in The presenT. Sophomores look back To junior high. and The seniors
look ahead To college or career. buT The juniors Tocus Their aTTenTion on
AHS. For This reason. This class makes lasTing conTribuTions To The school.
They seT examples oT spiriT and sp'orTsmanship Tor The oTher Two classes To
follow. They Throw Themselves inTo school liTe wiTh a zesT ThaT makes The whole
school a beTTer place.
The juniors Tollow This quesT: To Tollow ThaT sTar. no maTTer how hopeless.
no maTTer how Tar. They never guiT sTriving To make Amarillo High a beTTer
place Tor The Sandies who will Tollow in Their ToosTeps Through The halls of
AHS. This class keeps Trying. even when iTs arms are Too weary. To reach The
Amarillo High is such a Tine place because oT people like our juniors. Truly.
This class lives by The creed:
TO FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT WITHOUT QUESTION OR PAUSE.
TO BE WILLING TO MARCH INTO HELL FOR A HEAVENLY CAUSE!
Fall elecfions found fha following people fo fill fha iunior class officers posifionsz
Monning: fnof picfurecll secrefary. Marfha Kennedy: councilmen af large, Gwen
by fellow sfudenfs wifh fhe aid of vofing machines.
president Don Monfgomery: vice-president Prefer
Worley and Judy Tolk. These officers were chosen
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Sfudenis wail' in the lunch line for a hol lunch served by, wha+ Sandies feel. is 'rhe basl' cafeleria in fown. AHS is noied for ifs
good food: as well as iis good service. The cafeleria personnel are +o be commended on 'rheir hard worlc fo supply sfudenfs wifh
well balanced meals. AHS also has a snack bar which supplies a greafer variefy of food from which fo choose.
Students Display Talents In Brigacloon
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Amarillo High School's clubs and organizaiions sponsor many of fha oufside aciivifies aliended by our sfudenfs. Someihing new lhof
caughf 'the affenlion of many sfudenls was The Coronaiion Ball. The dance was well aiiended, and broughf more of an awareness
foward Queen eleciions and 'the imporfance of lhem.
Classroom Atmosphere Aids Learning
Classroom atmosphere provides siudenfs wifh learning opporfunilies. Siudenfs are required 'io lake a minimum of four solids and may
fill rheir other two periods wifh electives. The 'teachers af AHS are very experienced in 'their work and 'lry lheir hardesi' fo pre-
pare sfudenis for college years.
AHS offers many sludenls an opporrunily 'lo 'rake courses iher are noi' required worlc. This gives fhe siudenls a chance 'lo 'lake slud-
ies +ha'r will beHer prepare 'lhem for college or ihe profession ihey wish. A class such as drama will enable a sfudem' io express
himself. as well as learning how 'lo display anoiher characier. Drama also gives experience in 'lhe arf of acfing preparing The slu-
denf for whaf mighf become a career.
Drama Shows Achng Experience, Skills
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Many elecfives offered af Amarillo High School seem fo cafch fhe affenlion of fhe boys. These are especially inferesfing To lhose In
feresled in fhe Trades. Meials is offered fo boys sfarfing al The zero period lasfing unlil homeroom. Mefals class enables fhe sfu
deni' fo do furlher sludy in The work he will be doing in lafer years. The course gives ample credif and proves 'lo be well worlh The
time speni in class.
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Sporis al AHS play a big part in everyday life. A hard working leam. wiih a winning spiril' lead many supporiers To Dick Bivlns
Sladium. Sfudenfs from all classes made greaf efforis +0 aHend fhe games and cheer our leam on lo anofher viciory. Many vic
iories lead fo smiling faces and happy fears. Some of our suppor-ling iu niors made sure lhey had ihe besf seals. occupying fhe froni
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Brigadoon, a Broadway hil, was produced by ihe sludenls of Amarillo High School during 'rhe monlh of December. Choir Drama
and orchesfra sludenfs worked many long hours making The producrion a success. All sfudenis faking parf. had 'io audihon The
people seen on siege were noi 'lhe only ones helping 'io make Brigadoon a success: many people worked on poslers, sfage scenery
and much adverlising. AHS sfudenls make anoiher musical hill
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Juniors Give Aid To Spirited Steppers
The Amarillo High School Golden Sandie Sreppers provide much enioymenf for specfafors af ihe home games. The drill feam
composed of approximafely forfy girls. iuniors and seniors. are sponsored by Mrs. Befly Jones. Siepper selecfions. made early an
fhe year. are based on dancing abiliiy. Newly elecfed Sreppers are required 'fo aifend a summer camp. where fhey will learn new
rouhnes for fhe coming year.
Junior sfudenfs waif ihe demanding word of fhe teacher as ihey prepare for a produciion fest Typing classes prepare siudenfs for
lhe business world of Today. Allhough if is noi a required course many sludenfs lake advanfage of flue opporfuniiy, realizing if 'will
be an assef fo 'rhem in college years. Typing is offered 'ro sophomores, iuniors. and seniors: wilh a personalized course offered lo
seniors only who have noi had previous Typing experience.
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Our sophomores are The newesl' members of Amarillo High.
They have a lo'r Io learn aboul' Sandie Spiril' and AHS 'tradi-
+ions. bul' 'Ihe sophomores are Sandies from Ihe momeni Jrhey
enier I'his building on regisiralion clay. These new siudenis feel
+he difference in Sandieland. and begin 'ro make The conversion
from iunior high sludenis To Sandies immediaielyl
As The sophomores grow Io know and cherish AHS as 'rhe
upperclassmen do, 'Their spirii grows and Amarillo High is en-
riched. They show Iheir spirilr Ihrough parlicipaiion in school
evenls. Sophomores go all oui for our spirii com'es'Is, and oiher
coniesls sponsored by The school. As Ihey lose Iheir self-
consciousness, sophomores ring ou'I' in Class Viciory during pep
These sludenis worlc To dream 'Ihe impossible dream. Io figh+
The unbeairable foe. In acliusfing Io Sandieland. Ihey bear wirh
unbearable sorrow and run where Ihe brave dare nol' go. The
sophomores bring new blood info The heari of Amarillo High.
They come wiih new ideas. new oulloolcs, new spirii. They inspire
iuniors and seniors who may have gollen in a rui. 'Io lake full
advaniage of This greal school.
AND THE WORLD WILL BE BETTER FOR THIS:
THAT ONE MAN SCORNED AND COVERED WITH SCARS,
STILL STROVE WITH HIS LAST OUNCE OF COURAGE.
TO REACH THE UNREACHABLE STARS!
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Reshng befween dances are sophomores Capres Halclweff Jeannne Verlreese Johnny Davns and Jer: Jackson A large percenfage
of fhe sophomore class aHended 'rhe Coronahon Ball whuch was fhe ffrsf formal dance of fha year af AHS
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Turn fhis knob io focus lrhe microscope, exclaims Mr. Nelson io sophomore, Rhonda Mifchell. Sluclenls discover living planf cell
and primilive animal organisms for 'rhe firsl lime in sophomore biology class. Siudenls also conducl' various experimenfs abou? com
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Trying lo fincl a receiver for 'the baske+b-all is sophomore. Nancy Halchelf. Classmales close in on Nancy in an aflempl' 'lo caplure
fhe ball. Sophomore girls parlicipaie in many differenf sporls in gym class.
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Included nn 'rhe casf of fhe delighfful producfion of Brlgadoon fhus years musncal are many sophomore s'ruden'rs Sophomores p
precuafe opporfunifies fo -exhibif 'rheir many ialenfs The audnences each mghi' were mos'r recephve and were good gauges by whlch
+he casf could judge Hs performance.
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Checking over one of lhe cars provided in auto mechanics class are Roy Sullon, Mark Brislow, and Jimmy Kirkland. Sophomore boys
fha? do noi plan lo aflend college are encouraged 'ro enroll in one of The many 'lrade classes al' AHS.
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Sanclles Seek Advice From Counselors
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Counselor for 'lhis year's sophomore class is Mr. Louis Pippin. Mr. Pippin 'lakes a greal' deal of lime planning schedules for slud f
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Firsi' year algebra appears fo be very amusing lo Bobby Giles. sophomore. Classmeles do nor share his opinion as lhey cram for a
pop fesf. Sieve Handley and Ricky Phillips. sophomores. fake a lasl minufe look al iheir fexf books before Miss Brillharf passes our fha
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Marching wilh fha AHS Band are sophomore lwirlers Donna Smilh, Diana Morehead, and Susan Brady. These girls praclice diligenfly
in orcler 'io perform well during fhe band's half lime performances al' foolball games.
Gelfing ready for one of 'rhe oul' of fown games are Alice Man-
gold, Melissa JueH', Leigh Ann McCarH', and Cynlhia Hamby.
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lesl before fhe Monlerey foofball game. The spiril wall was
only one of many displays exhibifed around lhe halls of
Sophomores Enthusiastic Football Fans
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So fhis is advanced geometry! Mr. Mar+in's fifrh period geomelry class prepares for Halloween by culling geomelric faces in pump
lcins. The finished iaclc-o-lanlerns were placed around Mr. Mariin's classroom. Sludenls enioy holiday inlerruplions and lake full acl
vanlage of lhem.
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Gunn Bros. Siamp Srore
House of Lamps
Kaye Ragland lnleriors
LiHle Brown House
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Nizzi Music Shoppe
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Royal Coin 8: Slamp Slore
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Village Pei' Shop
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Every Sandie 'fakes pride in 'rhe fanfasy of
Sandieland. They all slrive for recognilion. noi'
only for Themselves. bu? for The glory of AHS.
When The 'Final roll call is read. and Sandies en-
ler 'rhe long and fedious 'rask of making a place
for 'rhemselves in sociely. 'fhey can all look back
and see wha+ Sandieland has mean'r 'ro Them and
has done for +hem. They can all hold 'Their heads
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Air Force Recruiling Sialion-
Amarillo Clearing Associafion-
Amarillo Teni' 84 Awning-3 I9
C. R. AnII1ony's-333
Baker-Askew Tire Co.-320. 344
Bud's Office Supply--322
Circle N. Appliance--332
Coca-Cola BoHIing Co.-3 I8
W. T. Cooke 84 Sons-322
Curry Moior Freiglml-329
Della Dunn Reallor-322
Firs+ Baplisf Church-322
Ford Tire Co.-334
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Grace Baplisi Church-34I
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Hub-Universily Shop-33 I
In+erna+ionaI Hair Design School
Jack Bells Pharmacy-328
Janseen Hearing Aid-34-l
Jupe Moior Supply-3 I9
Lady Faire Beauly Salon-324
Lane's lce Cream-325
Lilrile House of Flowers-329
Lewis Finance Co.-329
Manley's No. II-330
Meads Fine Bread-343
Mcllnighf Transfer Slorage--336
Merrimans Fine Foods-345
Morrison Supply Co.-336
Norihwesf Texas Hospilal School
Palo Duro Sfudios-332
Panhandle Laundry 84 Dry
E. C. Penry Jewelers-324
Pioneer Naiional Gas-340
Polfer Randall Couniy Medical
Shamrock Oil 3: Gas Co.-32l
Srale Chemical Co.-345
Soufhern Farm Supply-328
Tascosa Nafional Bank
Ted Lolcey Tire-328
Tool N Tolum-34
Vic's Burger Bar-345
While Xa Kirk-330
Wolflin Village Merchanls-335
Airharf, Tom-37, l7l
Biffle, George--I06, 44
Boswell, J. M.-36, 72
Boycl, Darrell-37, 97
Brillharl, Bess-37, 307
Clapp, Kenneih-37, l7l
Conerly, Mary-67, 30
Davis, R. H.-78
Denny, Jim-34, l7l
Dunavin, Ann-30, 53
Gibson, Mary-74, 43
Granafo, Joe-l7l, 33
Hargrave, Charley-34, 8l, 73
Harper, Warren-32, l7l
Harrison, Max-32, 33, 80
Howell, C. T.-29
Hman, Guss-32, l7l. isa, 226
Ingram, Roland-2l4, 215
Janssen, Dan-5I, 84
Jones, Bel-fy-38, 283
Larsen, Ross-5, 2l ,
Lawley, Gary-34, I9I
Leezer, Tom-34, l7l
McFarland, Mary-75, 43
Malberly, lvl. L.-64
Nasl1,Jim-l7l, l88, 30
Nelson, Mike-34, 292
Neimer, Linda-30, 53, 82
Norman, Joe-33, 36, 37
Parlcey, Inez-30, 77
Raines, Jerry-30, 210
Scoll, Bobby-32, 33, 2I8
Srritkland, R. G.-23
Townsend, Mary-48, 49, 78
Walker, Lucy-30, 77
Wells, Ronnie-I03, 44
Williams, Mary M.-30
AYC-Amarillo Youlh Council
GC-Gymnaslics Club I
NHS-Naiional Honor Sociely
QS-Quill and Scroll
Sp. C-Spanish Club
SC, FTA, AY, LC
FTA, Sp. C
AY, FTA, Sp. C, Golf
AY, FTA, AYC, ROTC,
Allen, Sidney-I I0, I3I, 233
KEN Club, NHS, FTA, AY.
LC, SC, Miss AHS.
FTA, AY, LC, Golf
Anderson, Joe-l83, 233
Anderson, Mary-67, 233
AY, FTA, ec, Nsns, sp. c.
ROTC Sponsor, NHS, SS,
KEN Club, AY, GC, Sp.
Aufdemorle, Tom-233, IOI
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Bagoi, Libby-75, 233, 258, sa
KK, KEN Club, AY, FTA,
FC. ec 4
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Baland, Alice-I I6, 233, 77
SSBEHA, FTA, AYC, SC,
Balcomb, Keilh--233, I99, I98
Sp.NHS, Baskelball, FB
Ball, Glenn-234, 80
T, CC, FTA, AY, FC
Bandy. Belsy-67, 75, I IO, 234.
FTA, AY, LC, FC, GC. QS,
Barnes, Ronnie-23 5
Bashford, Elizabeih-235, 83 .
Ba rllow, Paul-23 5
AYC, FTA, AY. KEN Club
Beck, Ivy-I I6, 235
SS, AY. LC, FTA
Birdine, Phillip-2I I
Blackman, Darlene-235, IO0
B, O, FTA, SC, LC
Blackwell, Ricky-235, 84
FTA, FC, KEN Club
AY, FTA. FC, BEL CANTO
Blinderman, Susan-I 23, 235
NHS, FC, T, AY. KEN Club
FTA, DE, SP. C
Bourseau, Tina-I I6, 235, 262
FTA, FHA, VOE
Brandenburg, Pal-I74, 235
SC, FTA, DECA Club
Brian, Bill-93, I66. 235, 97
NMS, NHS, V, KC. AY.
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Brown, Judy-236, IOO
B, O, NHS, FTA, AY, LC,
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Broyles, Cheryl-I Ib, 236
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Bruzga, Paf-236, IOI
Bui, Thach-I 65
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Burcliff, Chris-93, l50, 236- Bl.
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Burk, Jan-I5I, 236, 54
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FTA- BEL CANTO.
LC, AY, FTA
Bussarcl, Bill-236, 2l5, 2l6
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Campbell, Linda-48, 237
AY, FTA, FC, O, BC
NHS, Y-T, LC, FTA, KEN
Carfer, Bill-90, Sl, 237
AYC, AY, FTA, LC, BC, SC
Caslcey, Vicki-I l9, 244, 237,
FTA, AY, SC, NHS, S, B,
QS, KEN Club
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Clawifler, Debbie-I I6, l l7, 238
SS, FTA, AY, FHA
Cobb, Wenclell-l72, l75, I77,
I78. l84. 238
FB, BB, AY, FTA
Coffin, Mark-I 75
FB. NHS, sc, AY, sp. C.
BC, W, FC, FTA, NDCC
Collier, June-IO6, 238
FTA, BC, T, FC
NHS, NMSQT, G
FTA, Sp. C
Crawford, Rod-238, IOI
NMSQT, SHS, SC. BC. B.
Croclceff. Dia ne--238
NHS, FTA, LC, AY, KEN
Cross, Jerri-I96, 238, l29 44
FTA, Bc, or '
Crow, Brenda-238, l00
FTA, B, C
FOTC, VIC, FTA
Cu rless, Sfeven-238
LC, MC. NMSQT
FTA, DE, SP. C, AY
FHA, Sp. C.
FTA, AY, B, FC
Dew, Shelia-239, 4l
Dufelc, Donna-28, I I6, 249
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AY, AYC, FTA
Edwa rds, She rri-240
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Flesher, Dick-I76. 24-I, l86
Forresier, Don-I66, 24l
Fosfer, Busfer-I76, 24l, 30
Friddell, Don-I76, 24-I
Fuqua, Rus+y-69, 241
SC, AY, FTA, LC.
Cheerleader, KC, KEN
Gash Jerry--l76, 24l
AY, FTA, BB, FB
AY Pres., FB, FTA, AY
Gibson, Karen--242, IOO
Band, FHA, Span. C., Span.
Glovier, Deanna-242. 83, IOO
Graham, Dick-l52, I74, l75,
I76, I77, l84, l85. 242. l86.
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Gregg,Gi' . 24.3
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Bel C Vice Pres
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Golf, FTA, AY
FB, Tr., NHS, Ken Club,
Gufhrie, Wilma Jean-243
SC, BC, AY, FTA, FB
Halford , Larry-243
Hall, Sandy-243, 82
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KC. Ken Club
Hankins, Terry-l53. I77, 243
Hanna, Janef-243, IOO
Hayden, Pai-244, 46
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Hayes, Suzan-lO2, 243, I22
LA, SC, O-Queen, Q.S., SC
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Hays, Lynn-245, l0l
Herbert Amy-68, I I6, 245,
Hileman. Dair-90, 245, 232, 87
Hill, David-245, I97, I99, I95
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Hollar, Harmon-l3O, I54, I73,
I74, I77, I82, 245, IB6, I87
Horn, Sieve--245, lOl
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Huffaker, Gary--245, lOl
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Hyso, Cherry-67, 245, l29
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l ra ,Terry-245
ng Sis, FTA
Jackson, Eddie--I78, 245
Jacobson, Berf-I78, 184, 245,
AY, FTA, FC
Jones, Claudia--64, 247
Hg. FHA. AY. CHE, B..
Jordan, Phil-l8l, 247
Jones, Tim-247, 86
AY, FTA, CC, VICA, lCT
Johnson, Jerry-246. I93, I94.
S.C., BB, AY, FTA, SPAN.
C., Key C
AY, FTA, VOE, Ken C., FC,
FTA, AY. YB. span. c
Johns+on, Debby-I I6, 247
SS, AY. FTA
NHS, FTA, AY, FC. LC,
SS, AY, FTA. SC. ST.C
NHS, FTA, MC, LC, Ken C
Golf, FC, FTA
Kelley, Richard-69, 70. 240
AYC, Span. C, VV, FTA.
AY V., W, Key C
Kilcrease, Mary Nell-I I6, 247
FTA, AY, SC, NHS, SS, BC,
Kinney. Mike-247 V
Cheerleader, NHS, AY,
FTA, SC, Ken C
Krill, John-247, I94, I92, I98
BB, AY, FTA
Kriiser. John-247, 2I5, 2l6, 8l
AY, FTA, T
FB. AY, FTA, Tr., F
Lane, Eliff--l78, I83, I84, 248
Landon, Rue-2l7, 248
AY, FTA, T
AY, FTA, Golf, Ken C
Love, Roloeri'-48, 249
TR., FB., FTA, BAB.
Lowin, Ma riorie-249
Lyles, Cynlhia-I I6, 249, Sl
AY, QS, AY, Sfepper
span C., Nmss AY' FTA
Maior, John-240, 249
ROTC, FTA, AY, FHA
LeClair, Krisfie-I66, 248
BC, NHS, AY, FTA, Ken C,
W. Pres. MC
Ligon, Tracy-I2l, 249, lOl
Key C, Ken C, FTA, B, O, Mangrum. Rea Lynn
LA' S Manuel, Barbara-249
Linceycomb, Jesse-249 b FHA, FTA, Tri-Hi-Y
Li++Ie. JOE'-249 Marceron, Sharon-249
FB. AY. FTA. Tri- NHS. KEN Club, FTA, AY
Lloyd- Dick-249 Marlaff, Debbie-249, 258, 77
Lomax, Richard-249 FHA. FTA. AY
Long, Dona-249, IOO Marquarclf, Karen-249, I22, 58.
B., O., FTA, AY, SC., NHS, IOO T
Ken Club, FR. Club B., FTA, QS
Malhews, Phil-249, 232, l92,
V., KEY Club, B., AY, FTA
Marlin, Frank-5, I55, 250
WW, KEN Club, AY, FTA,
NHS, KEN Club, FTA, VOE
Mellon, Henry--I66, 250, 73
ROTC, NHS, KEN Club,
Mifchell, Debra-l28, I38, 250,
FFA Sweelhearl, ROTC,
FTA, AY, FHA, Senior
FHA, AY, Y-T, GYM Club
Monlgomeryf Mary Mike--75,
NHS. SPAN. NHS, KEN
Cgub, Span. Club, FTA,
Monlgomery, Linda-8, I27, I56,
250, 254 '
Oueen of AHS, FRENCH
Club, AY, AYC, FTA
Moore, Debbie-25l, 54
NHS, GYM Club, ROTC.
FRENCH Club, LATIN
Club FTA, AY
FTA, SPANISH Club, Span.
FTA, AY, AYC, FRENCH
Moore, Kevin--25 I
AY, FTA, T
Morris, Larry-69, 70, I57, 252,
WW, FTA, NHS, KEN Club.
KEY Club, V., B., O.
Morrow, Milce-64, 252
Morrison, Earlene-37, 252
KEN Club, FRENCH Club.
FTA, AY, NHS
Moss, Bill-90, 98, 252, 44, IOI
B., NHS, FTA, BC, O., AY,
Myers, Susan-I67, 253
LATIN Club, AY, FTA,
AE FTA, FRENCH Club,
McCormick, Ida-250, IIB
NHS. KEN Club
FTA, O, AY
McKinney, Veda-98, 250, 252,
McSpadden, Evaline-IO6, l23,
250, 258, 46, 8I
ROTC, NHS, AYC, FTA.
AY, KEN Club, LATIN
AY, FTA, FRENCH Club.
FHA, GYM Club
FTA, LA, AY, AYC,
FHA, BC, GYM Club
NHS, AY. LATIN Club.
FTA. FHA. O
NHS, SC, FRENCH Club.
KEN Club. AY
Overslreef, Morris-253, l93,
Owen, Jimmy-l8I, 253
F, T, FTA
NHS, KEN Club, FHA,
FHA, SC, MC, SC, Sp. C
Rice, Delise--29, 67, 90, I l5, 255
NHS, SC, AY, FTA. KEN
Rilchey, Geary-l8I, 255
Robbins, Doug-l72, I75, I76,
ISO, I82, IBB, 255, 5I, I87
Rogers, David-255, IOI
FTA, AYC, B
Ross, Palryshaa Dyahnne-255
SC, NHS. AYC, FTA. AY.
FC, KEN Club
Rush, Avery--255, 2l5, 2l6
FC, AY, FTA, T, KEN Club
BC, FHA, FTA. FC
Sanderson, John-244, 255, I l8,
2 I 3
BC, AY, FTA, FB, T, W, S,
Sp. C, FTA, AY
W, FTA, Sp. C
Sco'r'r, Nancy-I I6, 255
Scruggs, Connie-23, I I6, 256
LA, SC, AY, FHA
FTA, O, Bab
Shaw, Hool-I I5, 256, 2l3
AY, W, SC, Sp. C,
Shepherd, Bruce-I39, I76, l8I,
Shellon, Con nie-2 56
Sherwood, Ronnie-256, 9l
BC, B, FTA
Slpe, Lynn Ann-256
FHA, FTA, O, B, Y-T, Sp. C
Smilh, Debbie-256. 87
AY, FTA, FC
FTA, NHS, KEN Club, Sp.
FTA, AY, FA, CC
NHS, AY, FTA, SP. HS,
Slarlc, Greg-93, l2l, 257. IOI
B, FTA, OS, LA, S, Sp. C
Tr., FC, AY
Slewarl, Linda-2 58
Slewa rf, Mary Ann-258
Slephenson, Larry-93, 258, IOI
B, O, SB, SC, AY, FTA, W,
Slewarl, Terrie-75, IO6, l23,
I58, I67, 259, ZI3, 9l
NMSS, DAR BC, NHS, T.
FC. KEN Club
Sloffle, Janice-2 59
FHA, FTA, sp. C
Slone, Janie-I I6, 259
NHS, SS, T, AY, FTA, KEN
AY, FTA, FC, T, VOC, GC
SI'oul', Candy-IO6, 259, 54, 232
ROTC Sponsor, VC, NHS,
WW, Nl-IS, AYC, FTA, O.
LC, KEN Club
O. FTA, FC. Sp. C
Slurlcie, Mark-259, IOO
Sudbury, Sammy-259, 86
FTA, AY, VIC
Summers, Teka-259, 2 I 5
T, F, NHS, T, BC, KEN
Tarler, Bill-7I, 259
Taylor, Dennis-259, IOO
Tesl, Peggy-I6O, 259, 2l5
WW, SC, KK, AY, FTA, F,
BC, T, NHS, KEN Club
Thach, Bui Bao-9l
NDCC, MC, ROTC
ITC' LC' FTA' AY Thompson, Doug-74, 259
Slriclcland, Anlla-94, I I6, 259, NHS, AY, FTA, AYC, KEN
81, l59 Club. Sp. C
Thompson, Lyke-259, H8
Tomligson, Leon-260, IOI
Traufman, Sue-2l7, 260, 2l5
T, FTA, AYC, AY
KC. NHC. FTA. MC. KEN
AY, FTA, FC, SS, NHS, LA
NHS, SB, B, O
Veazey, Fred-260, 232
LAggS, B, FTA, AY, Sp. C
Velebil, Jerry-260, 82
Verrresse, John-240, 260
Vineyard, Susan-75, 260
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Wade, Sam-49, IIO, I23, 260,
AY, FTA, Th, Sp. C
AY, FTA, Th, Sp. C
Tr., DE, W, DECA. AY.
Whiiacre, Johnny-49, 263
Wilder, Larr -263
AY, FTA, VOE
FTA. AY. DECA
Williams, Jim-263, IOO
B, FTA, AY
Wilson, Debb -263
SPAN. Club, FTA. VOE
FTA, VOE, CHESS Club
FTA, AY, DECA
B, AY, FTA. BC
NHS, KEN Club. B. FTA.
AY. SC. LC
SS, FTA, AY, SC, NHS
Woods, Marfha-I66, 263
Wright Tommy-2 63
Wya'f+, Creed-37, 68, I IO, 2l5
2l6. Bl, l6l
KEY Club, TEN. NHS, KEN
Club, SC, Cheerleader,
WW, V, AYC, AY, FTA,
Allen, Neil-267, lOl
Anderson, Andy-I74, 267
Arms+rong, Donald-I74, 267
Auslam, Janna-l23, 267
Bell, Rex--267, IOO
BesI', Davicl-267, IOI
Bishop, Mike-267, so
Blackburn, Mike-I74, I7
Boolhe, David-268, IOI
Braden, Becky--I I9, 268
Bruse, Richard-67, 268
Campbell, Don-268, IOI
Carrer, Bruce-268, IOI
Carfer, Deborah-268, IOO
Collier, Candy-I I6, 269
Conrad, Rose-I I7, 269
Cox, Joseph-I75, 269
Craghead, Jan-ll I7, 269
Crain, Sieven--69, 269, 2I5
Dalrymaple, Mike-I75, 270
Davis, Daina-270, 73
DeHon, Gloria-I I6, 270
Dewey, Dee Ann-270, IOO
Eichhorn, Janer-90, 93, I IO
l42. 258, 270
Ewing, Jenny-IO6, 270, 44
Ferguson, James-2l7, IOI
Freeman, La Dona-27I
Garner, Lissa-I I7, I I6
Garrison, Dwigh'r-272, IOO
Gibson, Kalhy-93, 272
Goolsby, David-272, IOO
Gouldy, David-35, 272
Greear, Wayne-272, 86
Hall, Frank-272, IOI
Hambric, Ginny-272, I I8
Hamner, Callie-7I, 272
Hanna, Connie--272, IOO
Jenkins, John-67, 93, 275
Johnson, Johnny-l78, 275
Johnslon, George-64, 98, 275,
Johgk, Marcus-l78, 275
Jones, Nola-275, ll8, IOO
Jones, Paul--275, IOO
Kennedy, Marlha-275, 266
Laing, David-275, I87
Lawson, Judilh-276, IOO
Layman, Pam-276, 77
Lea+hers, Leroy-276, 2 I 5
LeClair, Lewis-276, 2l5
Lowry, Meg-I I6, 276
McGlasson, Merle-I l7, 276
McKinney, Mark-l80, 276
Malone, Cynihia-276, IOO
Manuel, Kennelh-276, I93, l9l,
I97, l98, I95
Meacham, Terry-277, lOl
Meador, Sharon-l I7, 277
Morgan, Mary-l l0, l23
Monning, Praier-l8O, 277, 266
Monrgomery, Donald--278, 266
Monfgomery, Pal-l8O, 278
Mooney, Sheilah-278, IOO
Myers, Gwen-278, IOO
Needham, Daniel-l8O, 278
Neely, Susan-l I7, 278
Neeper, Gaylon-I 83, 279
Noble, Nancy-279, IOO
Norrell, Billy-I43, 279
Parkinson, John-279, lOl
Pfanmiller, Jim-279, lOl
Poe, Donald-279, IGI
Porler, Ka'rhy--I l6. 279
Powers, Syd-279, IOO
Priesf, Mary Jane-280
Railsbaclc, Ronald-280, 85
Ralson, Barbara-280, 2l5, 2l6
Raybgvlichael-280, I97, l98.
Rogers, Sue-98, 28I
Saunders, Randy-28l, lOl
Sarfor, Cliffon-l23, 28l
Sculos, Hurles-l82, 28l, I93,
Scalia, Frances-28 l, IOO
Scoff, Connie-28l, IOO
Shaclcleford, Lynn-28l, IOI
Shanklin, Roberf-28l, l82
Shaw, Susie-I I6, 282
Shelfon, Celesfe-90, 282
Singlefon, Janice-282, IOO
Smifh, Mary-I I7, 282
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Sferreff, Tom-282, IOO
Sweaf, Mike-69, 282
Thomas, Susan-I I7, 283
Tollc, Judy-283, 266
Van Vlief, Mark-284
Warcl, D. Ann-284
Wafson, Mike-284, IOI
Whifalcer, Carolyn-285, 2I5
Whife, Lindy-IO3, 285
Williams, Sharon-I I7, 285
Woodburn, Shelley-I I7, 285
Worley, Gwen-285, 266, IOO
Yafes, Marilyn-90, I I6, 285
Zimmer. Sieve-I83, 285
Zinf, Gary-285, IOI
Allen, Mark-289, lOl
BarneH', Gary-289, IOO
Bernson, Kennelh-289, lOl
Boney, Jackie-290, 302, 2l I
Bris'row, Marc-290, 84-
Bush, Sheila-290, IOO
Coffey, Donny-292, lOl
Covingion, Jill-293, 82
Davis, Johnny-2'-7I, 293
Dawson, lvlicki-293, lOl
Derrick, Jerry-288, 293
Duncan, Pamela-294, IOO
Ellio'H, Slephanie-I47, 295
Gaui, Mary-lO2, 295
Giles, Bobby-296, 307
Hamby, Cynlhia-297, 3l0
Handley, Sfephen-297, 3Ol
Hafchei-r, Capres--29I, 298
Halclielrl. Nancy-294, 298
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Horner, James-298, lOl
lngram, Chrisfie-299, IOO
Jackson, Jeri-29 l , 299
Jenkins, Byron-299, lOl
Johnson, Kennelh-300, l0l
Jue'f'r, Melissa-300. 3l0
Kennedy, Pamela-l06, 300, l00.
Keys, Roberi-300, lOl
Kirkland, Jimmy-300, 30l
Knorpp, Raymond-30l, l0l
Lacy, Chrisfi-30l, lOl
Lafham, Larry-30l, 36
McCarH', Leigh Ann-303, 3l0
McClain, Bill-303, IOI
McClin+ook, Cariy-303, lOl
McKinney, Sharon--303, IOI
Mangold, Alice-302, 3 I0
Marshall, Mary-302, IOO
Maynard, Ka+hy-90, 288, 30
Mifchell, Rhonda-292, 305
Moore, David-305, lOl
Morehead, Diane-309, 100
Novak, Dan-306, 2I5
O'Brien, Mary Faye-306
PaI'Ion, Carol-IO2, 306
Peace, Minor Ray-306
Simmons, Sherryl--3 IO
sims? Billy-3 no
Pierce, J. W.-307
Pond, Nora Lynn-307
Priesl, Charlie-307, 308
Rickles, George-308, IOO
Rowell, Lauren-308, IOO
Sanford, Ronda-308, IOI
Schroeder, Paul-308, IOO
SCOI I', Bob-288, 309
.John-288, 3 IO
Ca rl-3 I O
Ca rolyn-3 I O
, Donna-309, 3I0, IOO
Peggy-3 I O
Sorrell, Nancy-3 IO
Sparks, Billy-3 IO
Spears, Clayron-3l0, IOI
Spencer, Thelma-3 I0
Spiller, Bobby-3 I I
Spurgeon, Zo-3I I
Sranhopa, William-3I I
Sianley, Rusly--3I I
Sianion, Linda-3I I
Siapf, Sylvia-3I I
Siarlc, Gary-3I I
S'ra'rser, Larry-3l I
Sieele, Mickey-3l I
Siephens, Cherie-3I I
Siephens, Ediih-3I I
Sievens, Kaihy-3I I
S+ewarI', Jay-3I I
Siidham, Claudia-3I I
Sioneman, John-3I I
Sfover, Connie-3 I I
S+urIcie, Bob-3I I, IOO
Sudbury, Mary-297, 3I I, IOO
Suel, Glenn-3I I
Suiile, Diane-3l I
SuH'on, CoIeI'I'a-3I I
simon, Roy-301, 3II
Swarm. Gary--3I I
Taylor, Drew-3I I
Taylor, William-3I I
Thomas, JoAnn--288, 3 I2
Thomaz, Tony-3 I2
Tilley, Roberf-2I5, 3I5
Troolc, Dennis-3 I2
Turner, Jack-3 I 2
Turner, Eddie-303, 3I I, 3 I2
Tyson, Nicky-3 I 2
Underwood, Travis-3 I2
Unsell, Cindy-3 I2
Vandiver, Jan-3 I2
Vandivere, Danny-3 I2
Van Pell-3 I 2
Varnadore, Helen-3 I2
Verlreese, Jenne-3 I2
Waliers, Tom-I46, 3I3
Weaver, Morgan-3I3, IOO
Wescoai, Tanya-3 I4
While, Jeanie-3 I4
Wye'r'I', Jim-3 I 5
Pai' Hayden .
R. D. Parks
Ma ry Wa He rs
Mr. Jim Davidson
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Moy The STars Shine Forever AT AHS
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year and dreams oT Tomorrow. CounTIess yesTerdays are now IosT in The kingdom of The pasT. buT each
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-Sandie willcherish indelible memories of an unTorgeTTable year. The halls oT AHS will Torever urs ' or rs '
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Th ound of Sandie SpiriT,' and ThroughouT eTerniTy,you may boasT wiTh exaITaTion. I am a Sandie.
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We have had so many Trying Times TogeTher: Times where blood. sweaT. and Tears came very easily.
Words cannoT express our Thanlcs To everyone: and wiTh These ThoughTs and memories we dedlcaTe our
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some of your cherished momenTs aT AHS in This year's La Airosa.
AND THE WORLD WILL BE BETTER FOR THIS:
THAT ONE MAN. SCORNED AND COVERED WITH SCARS.
STILL STROVE WITH HIS LAST OUNCE OF COURAGE.
TO REACH THE'UNREACHABLE STARS!
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