Andrean High School - Decussata Yearbook (Merrillville, IN)

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ANDREAN HIGH SCHOOL MERRILLVILLE, INDIANA decussata Karen Rupp, Layout Editor Nick Santaquilani, Copy Editor Pat Mills, Photography Editor Mr. Raymond DeFabio, Co-Moderator Sister Jeanne Ambre, SS.C.M., Co-Moderator TABLE OF CONTENTS 14 Academics 90 Sports 66 Organizations 40 Student Life 158 Seniors 122 Underclassmen i In nature, everything proceeds and develops. Nothing is instant. Nothing is absolute. Man does not exceed this rule; man glorifies it. Physically, man grows and deteriorates. Spiritually, man becomes. 2 3 Becoming, in essence, is a process of development or transcendence; every successive action in a sequence of actions must transcend the previous in increased awareness of reality and spirituality. 4 An action is a reaction to a previous action; a glass breaks in response to being dropped; an animal runs in response to fear. Man acts in response to the concept of reality he has created. Every man is an individual — with unique vision and a distinct concept of reality. Becoming requires vision; an outer eye and an inner eye. The outer eye collects physical impressions. The inner eye perceives spiritual impressions. The inner eye constructs the concept of self through which we interpret what the outer eye sees. 7 Reality, therefore, comes from within. A man lacking outer vision is still a man. A man lacking inner vision is nothing. The formulas for becoming are manifold; for every individual concept of reality there are as many methods of expressing that concept in our actions — through work, through play, through God, Yet there exists only one catalyst. The catalyst is man’s capacity to recognize the complete reality which leads, inevitably, to the complete existence. ii 12 academics Our common interest? That force which draws us all together for approximately thirty -six hours a week? Education. For the sheer exhil- aration of it, or at least the legal proof of hav- ing endured the process, we read, write, study, explore, hope for understanding. Surprisingly enough, education is the same force which draws those who answer our many questions and ask even more. It would seem that a person ' s capacity to become fully Cafeteria Staff: I. to r.: Mrs. R. Horkavi, Mrs. M. Quade, Mrs. A. Oldaker, Mrs. F. Windbigler. Maintenance Staff: Mr. J. Sulewski, Mr. W. Holt, Mr. T. Sulewski. I The Administration is the force that binds us together as Christians. Without it. defeat; with it. success, cooperation, and an opportunity to become more understanding. As our guiding light, they give us new responsi- bilities which teach us self-disci- pline. of experience to the inexperienced, and is, by its very nature, an on-going and cumulative process. Known words are used to define new ones ; division is understood as the inverse of Academies — 19 multiplication ; our concept of God matures as we build upon past experiences of his presence If activity can be measured by the amount of mail a given department receives in one week, the Guidance Counselors would justly be classified among the most active. Catalogues from various colleges, applications for transcripts, career information, and registration forms for stand- ardized testing regularly cross the desks of our four counselors. With their help, students plan for the future by making wise course selections, and taking steps to insure success in their post-graduate activities. 20 — Academics The secretarial staff main- tains order within a potential chaotic situation. The librari- ans permit an efficient source of recreation and reference. Their success lies not only in their preservation of daily order but in their adaption to unforeseen crises. and power and love. Working always from the known to the unknown, we are able to comprehend Theology is academic knowledge of religion, but also the continuing experience of personal encouter with Christ. Through analysis of the Bible, our psychology, and our social morals and tradition, we are free to shape our own personalities with God as the center. Theology is the most human of sciences — it deals with our purpose for living and pro- vides the climate in which to become fully human. our present experience insofar as we can associate it to a previous set of related experiences. 22 — Academics is m Rev. David O. Klein, C.S.B j foter Mary Anne Nemec, SS.C.M. A mere acquisition of knowledge does not imply becoming. Education, like becoming, Academies — 23 requires a definite stimulus in order to produce results. That stimulus is curiosity. Language is the center of our understanding. We explore plays, stories, poems, and novels as a sampling of our language and culture. Through the analy- sis of what others have written, and an exacting study of gram- mar, usage and composition, the English Department strives to equip students with the essen- tials for self-expression and learning, that is, reading, writ- ing, listening, and speaking. The same youthful fascination which prompted such questions as: “ Why is the sky blue?” Academics — 25 and “ How far is up?” is the motivation behind the process of education. Without a question, 26 — Academics With the growing interde- pendence of nations, commu- nication between different peoples takes on added impor- tance. Through the Language Department’s programs in French, Spanish, German, and Latin, students are given an opportunity to learn to communicate in different lan- guages, to explore the back- ground and culture of differ- ent nations and races. There is always the underlying hope that communication is the road to peace. an answer is meaningless. Nothing is so easy to forget as that which means nothing to us, Academics — 27 The social studies department aims to provide the balance necessary in a student’s education. It attempts to give insights into today’s world through an examination of its social, political, and eco- nomic institutions. Through a study of our nation’s history and its foundations in Western Europe, we trace the evolution of modern problems in order to arrive at possible solutions in a future setting. that which we have no desire or need to remember. Given an inquisitive mind, there are many 28 — Academics branches of the “ tree of knowledge ” stretched out and ready for the climbing. The experience Academics — 29 A common interest and love for music allows for a close relationship between band and choral mem- bers. The joy of being entertained as they entertain, helps members of the music department to become better people and better performers. can be mind-boggling — the view breathtaking: there is always another branch. One of the 30 — Academics Visual expression demands creativity, imagina- tion, and hard work at a refined skill. Increased enthusiasm prompted the creation of an evening art class to go beyond the school’s course structure. most crippling dangers in the process of education is to consider oneself fully educated. A knowledge of machines, their function, utility, and components is one aspect of industrial arts. A knowledge of architecture, design and construction is another. The Industrial Arts program serves to extend industry beyond the level of functional sci- ence to an art — it allows one to express himself through technology. Learning to work with your hands as well as your mind is important in our increasingly technological environment. With that assumption , a person ceases to become — and begins to stagnate like a pool of still 32 — Academics An understanding of the prin- ciples of good health and the care and well-being of the body are the objectives of the Physical Education Department. Stu- dents are provided with methods of maintaining physical fitness and guided in the way of sports- manship. The fun of games and team spirit that accompanies them make these objectives more than possible; they make them inevitable. water. This holds true not only for the student, hut even more so for those who are called T Mr. D aniel Rogovich Miss Kay Lynn Spencer Academics — 33 Electric typewriters, checks, tax returns, a balanced bank account ... all signs of the complex and often baffling busi- ness world. Business education endeavors to simplify (or at least explain) the complicated proce- dures involved in the manage- ment of personal finances and the in’s and out’s of daily busi- ness transactions. This is accom- plished by giving the students practical experience in the use of techniques and machines needed to function in the world of busi- ness. “ teachers . ” Letting curiosity die blinds a person to any new possibilities, and deadens The Home Economics Department gives students self- sufficiency on their way toward maintaining a home, a family, and a budget. Appealing to a wide variety of students, the course offerings provide work- able knowledge in nutrition and food preparation coupled with the ability to transform several yards of fabric into a fashiona- ble garment. his ability to expect the unexpected. And that spells the end of education. No curiosity . . . This year the department shouldered the responsibility for Daddy Date Nite. “Merry-go- rounding” on a circus theme, girls and their proud fathers enjoyed an evening of dinner and dancing on March 9. Center left: For Mrs. Wamsher and Mrs. Crary, the results were well worth the preparations. Above: P. Koschal and father promenade to the directions of the square-dance caller. Left: D. Williams and S. Stinar treat their fathers to a lasagna dinner. Academics — 35 Modern mathematics is more than just numbers. It is an exercise in logic. Over and above a diet of numerical calculations and equation- solving, mathematics students form concise patterns of thinking for present and future use. The department offers a choice of three tracks based on interest and ability. All these tracks aim for high achieve- ment and the progress of the student. no learning ... no becoming. The goal toward which all education strains is wisdom. Cultivating our sense of wonder and an inborn quest for knowledge, the sciences prepare students for dealing with the physical realities of our exist- ence. Biology provides an essential knowledge of living organisms. Chemistry gives us a view into an infinitesimal world of atomic structure. Physics provides us with how’s and why ’s of matter and energy. The diversity of these branches of science all come together in the consistency of the laws of nature. 38 — Academics 40 student life “THEY LIVED A COMMUNAL LIFE . . ” The purpose of Andrean is to incorporate people into a religious community as well as an academic community. To this end. Andrean offered several religious opportunities. Father Murphy, the school chaplain, celebrated Mass each morning in the pri- est ' s chapel. He also distributed communion during the lunch hour. The newly formed liturgical com- mittee arranged a special Mass each Thursday. Three retreats were scheduled for each class and were usually held after school on Fridays. Penance services were held before Christmas and Easter. Furthermore, Juniors and Seniors participated in the Diocesan Search Program. The variety of reli- gious opportunities invariably leads to a greater Christian bond among those willing to participate. 42 — Student Life Opposite Page: Bottom left: Mr. Lee and company lead a song during a penance service. Top right: Liturgical committee plan weekday Masses. Bot- tom right: P. Smith. J. Brockschmidt, D. Cisowski participate in a freshman retreat. This Page: Top left: Fr. Kelly gives communion to B. Marker. Center left: Fr. Cylwicki assists Fr. Menner. Left: M. Bobin. D. Tomlin, and B. Penn take part in Search activities. Top right: K. Bajgrowicz, R. Hudock, K. Johnston, and K. Starczewski relax at a retreat. Above: Basilian priests cele- brate a Mass for the Student body. Student Life — 43 FIFTY-NINER SPIRIT LIVES ON Homecoming of 1974 came complete with excitement over the game, the crowning of the queen, the floats, and all that Homecoming stands for. 1974 saw the return of a Homecoming bonfire, something which last made its appearance at Andrean in 1970. The Sophomores helped the Freshmen in their first Homecoming, but the award for best float was taken by the Jun- iors. The game could be termed an ego-trip for the members of the Andrean team on that cold night, as the Niners clobbered Emerson 41 to 0. The Ninerettes again gave half time entertain- ment, and practically froze to death in doing so. But as the queen candidates arrived on the field, everyone forgot the cold, at least long enough to see Cindy Lesch crowned Homecoming queen for 1974. Top: Car caravan prepares to pull onto Broadway. Center: An excited crowd cheers the team on. Above: Froshmore float boasts, “We only answer to victory.” Right: Snoopy rides on the best car. 44 — Student Life Top left: E. Shropshire helps prepare the Senior river boat for the “Queen of the Niners.” Top center: D. Bianco puts flowers on a Senior car. Top right: S. Zembillas, K. Tracy, B. Hayes, J. Komisarcik work (?) on Senior float. Left: R. Lopez, M. E. Pearce add finishing touches to Junior float. Above: Juniors erect the prize-winner. Student Life — 45 46 — Student Life ' ‘QUEEN OF THE NINERS” Above, I. to r.: T. Sheeran, M. R. Genduso, B. Onda, C. Martin, J. Dougherty, C. Lesch, V. LaFrossia, S. Zembillas, R. Waddell, A. Brown. Top left: G. Smith, 1973 Homecoming Queen, crowns her successor, C. Lesch. Top right: First bonfire in four years sparks enthusiasm the night before the game. Opposite Page: C. Lesch, 1974 Homecoming Queen, and her court. Student Life — 47 THE VICTORY CELEBRATION With the thrill of the game, float-building, and the crowning of the queen behind, triumphant Nin- ers celebrated their victory at the Homecoming Dance. The theme, “Saturday in the Park.” charac- terized by the music of “Changes” set the scene for this autumn event. Holly, mistletoe, candles, bells, snow — all are a part of “A Christmas Fantasy.” The joy and peace of the holiday season are reflected in a dreamlike atmosphere complete with the cheer of the Yuletide as couples enjoy the sound of “Monterey.” Top: Couples enjoy dancing. Center left: M. Morrison and date relax on the sidelines. Center right: K. Sturgeon and J. Dickerson stroll through entrance. Bottom: Dancers move gracefully to a romantic melody. 48 — Student Life AND HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES Top left: K. Pazak and T. Staehle enjoy each other’s company. Top right: D. Zaloudek and L. Rooney pause upon entry. Cen- ter, Bottom left, and Bottom right: Couples dance in a holiday atmosphere. Student Life — 49 MAKING BELIEVE If any activity offered the Freshmen and Sopho- mores a chance to get to know each other and have a good time doing it, it was this year’s Froshmore Nite. Walls and walls of murals created the story- book atmosphere, transforming the cafeteria into the “Land of Make Believe.” The back-down-to- earth music was provided by “Brick.” Top: G. Gomolka, K. Kutsugeras, E. Anderson and M. Amore take time out to relax. Above: C. Yudt and D. Reba display their dancing abilities. Center right: D. Giannini and M. Wilczynski put on an act. Right: M. Shoback pauses for refreshments served by J. Page. Far right: J. Vucicevic and B. Onofrey enter the “Land of Make Believe.” 50 — Student Life G.A.A. HAS BOX-OFFICE HIT Top left: Lighted billboard highlights theme of “That’s Entertainment.” Center left: The evening begins for excited couples. Above: Couples move to the music of “Changes.” Top right: D. Williams, L. Sanchez, L. Jaworski, and S. Mendoza pose near Oscar replica. Bottom right: Students wait for their memories to be immortal- ized on film. A giant replica of the Oscar award plus a multitude of movie posters set the scene for the ’75 Turnabout, “That’s Entertain- ment.” The music of “Changes” added to the atmosphere while glittered stars hung from the ceiling creating the illusion of Hollywood’s finest boulevards. Student Life — 51 jflL Tennessee Williams’ play. The Glass Menagerie was presented by the Andrean Drama Club on the evenings of November 7, 8, 9, and 10. The play had one of the smallest casts an Andrean production has ever had, yet it drew the largest student audi- ence. The play dealt with the conflict between Laura, a young crippled girl who has escaped real- ity because of her defect, and her proud, overbear- ing mother, Amanda. Tom, Amanda’s son, is a poet with a job in a wareho use and is forced to act with- out pity. In the hope of finding Laura a husband, Amanda persuades Tom to invite Jim O’Connor to dinner. Laura’s first gentleman caller proves to be warm but spoken for. 52 — Student Life Opposite Page: Top: Amanda Wingfield, portrayed by Val Visclosky, tries to sell magazines to a friend. Center: Tom Wingfield, played by A1 Stalmah, contemplates his situation. Bottom left: Amanda lectures Tom at breakfast. Bottom right: Jim gives Laura a kiss in a tender scene. This Page: Left: Amanda worries about Laura’s future. Below: Tom, Amanda, and Jim try to enjoy dinner without Laura. Bottom left: Vicki Kmetz, in her portrayal as Laura Wingfield, captures a sym- pathetic audience. Bottom right: Pat Mills gets the feel for the role of Jim O’Connor at the read-through. Student Life — 53 $1 The second Andrean produc- tion of 1975 was the play, “The Life and Death of Almost Every- body,” by David Campton. It contained no scenery or cos- tumes, and depended on the imagination of the audience for its impact. Directed by Fr. Mof- fatt, this provocative comedy was a success for the Drama Club. CAST: SWEEPER Joe Wiedemann YOUNG MAN Bill Plumb YOUNG WOMAN Marissa Levenda AUNT HARRIET Mary Carol Hush MR. BROOM Bob Rueter MRS. BROOM Eva Claypool MR. GUIDE Vance Gerchak MRS. GUIDE Kris Bley MESSENGER Mike Wilczynski YOUNG GIRL Nancy DeGan CHIEF OF POLICE Joe Drakos LUST Felicia Clark ENVY Janet Ewen AVARICE Bill Smith GLUTTONY Debbie Sattler ANGER Sharon Stinar SLOTH Linda Jones BROOMS Dave Zaloudek GUIDES Denise Torres CROWD Diana Henry Anita Simpson Opposite Page: Top left: The crowd worships the divinity, Aunt Harriet. Top right: The Six Deadly Sins plot temptations. Center left: Sweeper instructs Sanctity. Center right: Hey, guys, hold it down! Bottom left: Harriet gets carried away. Bottom right: Allah, Allah! This Page: Top left: Imagine! Please! Imagine! Top right: Young Man breaks the ice with Young Woman. Center: The crowd looks on at the death of Aunt Harriet. Right: The troops march off to war. 54 — Student Life Much to the consternation of many, the Drama Club’s final presentation was Thornton Wilder’s social commentary on life. The Skin of Our Teeth (“. . . and it wasn’t even a musical . . In spite of poor attend- ance, those involved regarded it as an invaluable experience. Cast Mr. Antrobus A1 Stalmah Mrs. Antrobus Val Visclosky Sabina Mary Carol Hush Gladys Toni Dauro Henry Brian Nunley Also: Dave Bianco, Nancy DeGan, Joe Drakos, Nora Grif- fin, Crystal Gross, Vic Kmetz, Jerry Lee, Debbie Linneman, Sue O’Leary, Joel Parker, Bill Plumb, Valda Staton, Sharon Stinar, Scott Vidimos, Dave Wassil, Joe Wiedemann, Mike Wilczynski, Randy Zromkoski, and Savas Zembillas (Director). 56 — Student Life Opposite Page: Top: The elation over Mr. Antrobus’ invention of the wheel is over- shadowed by impending doom. Center: Mrs. Antrobus comforts her son, Henry, while Dinosauer and Mammoth look on. Bottom: The townspeople are forced from their homes during the Ice Age and seek refuge around the Antrobus fireplace. This Page : Top left: Sabina, Winner of the Beauty Contest, stands in front of Miss Van Huysse’s rendering of the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Top right: Mr. Antrobus lost heart as the end drew near. Right: The Fortune Teller sets the Scene for Act II. Above: Mr. and Mrs. Antrobus in Atlantic City. Student Life — 57 SPIRIT SOARS With the lighting of the torch the 1975 Armaged- don games began. The Senior Class once again proved their prowess by narrowly edging out the juniors. Due to various extramural sports activities scheduled for Saturday, May 17, the Administra- tion consented to a shortened class schedule which allowed the competition to begin early Friday after- noon. The mandatory assembly was characterized by demonstrations of class spirit which included: an Olympic-style march, posters, a hatching egg, helium balloons and a messy pudding-eating con- test. The various games served to unify the mem- bers of each class in a spirit of friendly rivalry. For the third consecutive year, the Class of ' 76 captured the Spirit Award through its mighty efforts at the Tug of War. As a novel experience for Andrean, the evening sockhop was held in the courtyard. Top: Y Rebeck relaxes after a hectic day in the equipment room. Above: M. Verdeyen’s ability earned 4 senior points. Center right: Exhuberant frosh demonstrated their enthusiasm at the assembly. Bottom right: A victorious junior wallball team rejoiced after defeating the seniors. 58 — Student Life Upper left: M. Wirtz fires the ball to home plate. Upper right: Senior sports- men prepare to compete. Center left: Fierce Senior Powderpuffs proved their ability by taking a first place. Center right: J. Page, who co-chaired the Armageddon Committee with N. Mar- cotte, supervised scorekeeping. Bottom: Sophomores unsuccessfully strained to earn the Spirit Award at the Tug of War. Student Life — 59 FASHION FLAIR The Home Economics Department presented their annual style show on the evening of May 14. The style show provided an opportunity for cloth- ing students to model their creations. Celeste Brockschmidt received a four piece place setting of sterling silver from the National Silversmith Guild of America in recognition of her outstanding achievement as a home economics student. Upper right: K. Konrady displays her fashionable outfit to parents and friends. Above: C. Brockschmidt receives the sterling silver place setting from Mrs. Wamsher. Center: Prom enchantment is created by B. Palansky. Center right: R. Waddell parades in step with today’s fashions. Bottom right: Eager models await their turn. 60 — Student Life Bottom Row, l. to r.: D. Poplon, T. Pavolich, B. Tomala, B. Pratsch, J. Henry, H. Sloan, J. Huerta; Second Row: D. Kristoff, L. Bicalho, J. Tomko, M. Gallanatti, P. Benson; Top Row: Fr. Klein, B. Collins, M. Mallonee, T. Waite, L. Matunas, R. Ramusack, D. Giannini. STATE CHAMPS Above: Teamwork is all it takes. Left: Teammates are jubilant after a goal. Below: A proud Larry Matunas accepts the 4 Vi footer. Considering the winning tradition of the previous Andrean Hockey teams, this season’s team proved to be surprisingly different. It had fewer experi- enced players and lost more than four games in one season. Nevertheless, this will be one of the most remembered seasons in our history of hockey. Dur- ing this season, the team registered its 100th victory and 600th goal. The bigg est surprise was saved for the last game of the season when the team brought the 4Vi foot Indiana State Championship Trophy home to Andrean. In the drive for the state champi- onship, Andrean scored 14 goals and only had 2 goals scored against them. The offensive thrust was provided by the strong forechecking of Ray Ramu- sack and high scorers Jim Tomko (5g, 2a), Hugh Sloan (4g, la), and Dave Poplon (2g, la). The stal- warts on defense were captain Larry Matunas, Joe Huerta, and Bryan Collins. They were backed up by the superb goal-tending of freshman Bob Tomala and excellent coach, Fr. Klein. Student Life — 61 FOREVER DREAMING The hard work of the candy sale and paper drive was culminated on April 25 in the Junior-Senior Prom held at the Greek Hellenic Cultural Center. Post-Prom activities w ere held at Bridge-Vu Theater. Bob Minick and his Continental Orchestra provided music at the Greek Hall and “Wind” played at Bridge-Vu adding to the atmosphere of the enchanted evening. Top right: P. Krajnak and J. Lacney pause on entering the Greek Hall. Above left: Couples enjoy ballroom dancing in the spacious mirror-lit hall. Above: S. Palermo and her date take a break to enjoy some punch. Right: The Bob Minick Orchestra drew L. Roszkowski and her escort onto the dance floor. 62 — Student Life Left: S. Chalko and L. Conway help themselves to the buffet served at Bridge-Vu. Center left: Couples take a minute to check in before the fun-filled evening begins. Center right: D. Rut- kin, M. K. Floros, D. Linneman, and J. Wiedemann had worked up quite an appetite by the time dinner was served. Bottom left: Couples arrived post-card beautiful and fit to be photographed. Bottom right: D. Torres and M. Ver- deyen take a breather between dances at the Post-Prom. Student Life — 63 AND WHEN WE ALL GET TOGETHER Top left: Enthusiasm prevails at the close of spirit week. Top right: Lt. Columbo (Mr. Steinkellner) solves the murder of School Spirit. Center: Mixed choir performs at the Christmas assem- bly. Right: God the Father sends Sonny to the world for Christmas. 64 — Student Life Andrean saw many special assemblies during the 1974-75 school year. One of the most entertaining was the Talent Show. “The Dancing Machine,” Amado Arceo and Linda Jones won $10 each for their performances. Another assem- bly was held to close Spirit Week which proved school spirit is still alive at Andrean. The highlight of the assembly was the volleyball game between the juniors and seniors, in which the juniors emerged victorious. The Christmas assembly included a skit entitled “God the Father” and a performance by the mixed choir during Mass. The cancer assembly pre- sented the facts on one of the major killers in our time. The students responded by sending “mice to college” to aid in cancer research. The National Theater Company s presenta- tion of The Miracle Worker provided a chance for students to experience professional drama. Student Life — 65 Top: Winners of the Talent Show, “The Dancing Machine.” Center left: M. Genduso, B. Frederick, Miss Vasquez and J. Frost arrange last minute details for the cancer assembly. Center right: Anne Sullivan, from The Miracle Worker, teaches Helen to hear with her hands. Bottom left: Captain Keller wonders if hiring Anne was a good choice. Bottom right: W. Plumb and J. Wiedemann perform a duet in the Tal- ent Show. COOPERATION SPARKS STUDENT ACTIVITIES The primary aim of this year’s Student Council was to establish a more viable relationship between administration and students. More valuable than planned activites of Student Council were the serious efforts to include more students in the decisions and work of the Council. Council-sponsored activities this year included such events as pep-assemblies, dances, sock-hops, Christmas card and Valentine deliveries, a Talent Show, Recreation Night and Armageddon. Selling carnations on Valentine ' s Day was profitable; the proceeds went to the Heart Fund. Student Council assisted in the formation of new clubs such as the Hockey Club, Teens Against Cancer, and the Human Relations Club. Top right: After an exhausting day, a sock-hop was most enjoyable. Above: Student Council Officers: Kneeling, l. to r.: D. Krupchak, Treas.; M. R. Genduso, Vice Pres.; B. Freder- ick, Secretary; Back: M. Mulloy, Pres. Right: A. Sheeran and G. Loh posed after annual ’50’s sock-hop. 68 — Organizations Top left: During Spirit Week, Student Council officers assumed the roles of the administration. Center left: Modera- tors, Sr. Bernice Marie and Fr. Benwitz. Center right: Meeting visited by Cancer volunteer. Left: Volunteer students organ- ized mail deliveries on Valentine’s Day. Organizations — 69 GREAT GIFTS AND EXPECTATIONS Leadership, character, scholarship, and service are the qualities that distinguish members of the National Honor Society. With much to give in the way of knowledge, the members tutored Boy’s Town students once a week. Faculty and Adminis- tration called upon the willing service of the National Honor Society to act as guides at Open House for incoming freshmen. Under the supervi- sion of their moderator. Sister Maria Goretti, the members again assumed the responsibility of organizing and conducting student assemblies for the induction of members. Top right: Students are initiated biannually. Top left: Together members planned activities. Above: N.H.S. Officers: . to r.: S. Vidimos, Pres.; C. Martin, Vice Pres.; D. Cisowski, Secretary; R. Ramusack, Treas. Right: T. Farag tutors a student from Boy’s Town. 70 — Organizations Top left: Cardinal Flahiff celebrated the Mass at the Spring Induction. Above: Fr. Schwenzer, S. Vidimos and Cardinal Flahiff presented N.H.S. cer- tificates. Left: N.H.S. members sang at the Induction Mass. Bottom left: The Cardinal talked things over with Sr. Janet and Sr. Maria Goretti, N.H.S. moderator. Organizations — 71 EVERYONE ENJOYS A PARTY Y.A.R.C. is a youth group organized to bring a measure of joy into the otherwise simple lives of retarded children. The club is active and because of its goals, influential at Andrean. Holiday parties for the children were funded by bake sales. The able leadership of Sister Paul, the club ' s moderator, and a superior effort by club members contributed to the group’s success. Top right: Y.A.R.C. Officers: Front: D. Linneman, Treas.; Back: R. Schafer. Secretary: M. Ciesielski, V. Pres.; M. Tour- nai. Pres. Center left: Members held a Halloween party for children. Center right : Robbie wishes everyone Happy Hal- loween! Bottom left: M. Klich helps Cathy become a mummy Above: The Mummy Lurks! 72 — Organizations MODERN-DAY ROMANS The Latin Club is a product of a growing interest in the Latin language and traditions — largely due to the revitalization of Andrean’s Latin program by Sister Paul, the club’s modera- tor. Essentially, the club revives old Latin culture and traditions. To this end, club members cele- brated Saturnalia, a traditional Latin feast of harvest. The club also made a study of state and university seals, with emphasis on their Latin subtitles. Upper left: Latin Club Officers: . to r.: N. Jelovic, M. Gerber- ick, T. Dauro, B. Rueter. (Not picutred: E. Graveline.) Bottom left: Members celebrated Saturnalia. Lower right: M. E. Pearce and T. Dauro light Saturnalia candles. Organizations — 73 FURTHER ADVANCEMENT Mu Alpha Theta, the Math Club, in its first year, endeavored to pro- mote an interest in mathematics. Although the first meetings were largely organizational, the Club’s members anticipated contests and guest speakers. The moderators. Father Cylwicki and Mr. Giorgio pro- vided bonus problems whereby club members could increase their mathematics average. Although it was in its first year the Electronics Club proved to be useful to many interested students. The meetings mainly consisted of repairing and learning more about electronic equipment. Top right : Electronics Club Officers: Front, I. to r.: C. Darmon, K. Luksus; Back: H. James, A. Hill. Center left: Mu Alpha Theta Club Officers: Front, I. to r.: P. Reba. K. Tracy; Back: Mr. Giorgio, moderator, J. Kopchik, T. Nault, Fr. Cylwicki, moderator. Center Right: T. Gundy contemplated a repair. Bottom right: K. Luksus gives assistance. 74 — Organizations LENDING A HELPING HAND The Missions organization, in its effort to assist in the struggle against want, had to contend with apathy in Andrean. However, the club collected a surprising amount in view of the obstacles. The response was greatest after a special assembly in which Father J. Whitley, C.S.B. spoke to the stu- dents. Other fund raising programs included flower sales during Christmas and Valentine’s Day. The Thanksgiving food drive accumulated food for the area’s poor. Top left: J. Hargarten loads truck for food drive. Center left: Members made Valentines for profit. Center right: P. Hecimovich and D. Cisowski inspect food for drive. Lower left: Girls help pack food for drive. Organizations — 75 SOURCE OF ENJOYMENT The drama productions at Andrean were, as usual, expertly done. The plays were exceptional in three aspects: first, the fundamental themes intended by the writers were captured well. Second, the presentations attracted the largest audiences of Andrean’s dramatic efforts. Third, the cast demon- strated that dramatic talent is not contained in a few people as no member of the first cast partici- pated in the second cast. Top right: Father Moffatt gives a last look over script. Above: Drama Club Officers: T. Sgambelluri, B. Plumb. ( Not pictured: A. Stalmah.) Center right: D. Bianco corrects the sound for the play. Left: A. Stalmah and crew work lighting for The Glass Menagerie. 76 — Organizations ALL THE KING’S MEN Members of the Chess Club were working to check boredom in their spare time by pitting mind against mind. Counseled by Mr. Weiss, the mem- bers not only competed with each other, but also scheduled tournaments with other schools. Despite a feeble response from outside of Andrean, the Chess Club had an intellectually stimulating year. Top left: Member contemplates move. Center left: Practice provides experi- ence for matches. Above: Chess requires much concentration. Left: Chess Club Officers: . to r.: C. Suelzer, K. Luksus, J. Kopchik. B. Ridgely. Organizations — 77 ASSISTANCE OFFERED TO ALL The Business Club consists of students interested in the practice and further development of business techniques. This year the club offered aid to the stu- dents with their income tax forms. Members also performed many odd jobs as secretaries to various members of the faculty. With the guidance of Sister Maria Goretti. the group became very helpful to the whole school. Top right: D. Blachly juggles the books. Left: K. Bolinger and E. Miles prove taxes can be fun. Above: Business Club Offi- cers: Front Row, I. to r.: M. Ballinger, J. Shonske: Back Row D. Bittner. S. Petrites. 78 — Organizations INTERSCHOOL RELATIONS REVIVED The Human Relations Club, reestablished after an absence of two years, deals with and promotes better relations between Andrean and the sur- rounding community. The club participated in the student exchange program between inner-city, rural, and local schools. The selection of student representatives to other schools is based on meeting attendance. The meetings are held once a week under the supervision of Father O’Connor and Miss Trapane. Top right: Human Relations Club Officers: . to r.: S. O’Leary, J. Komisarcik. R. Waddell. (Not pictured: M. Matovina.) Above: Meetings were well attended. Left: The club drew many concerned students to its weekly meetings. Organizations — 79 SCHOOL SPIRIT LIVES AGAIN The Booster Club is a gen erator of school spirit and support. Therefore, the Booster Club is invalu- able to Andrean’s athletic endeavors. Club efforts include painting signs. Booster Block, and the sale of Homecoming mums. The Ninerettes are a wel- come extension of Andrean’s Booster Club. Their presence at football and basketball games served not only to entertain but to revive school spirit. Top right: M. R. Genduso finishes a sign. Above: K. Rupp and B. Cogelja painted signs faithfully. Center right: Girls created signs for football, tennis and basketball. Right: A. Farag and friends discuss a witty turn of phrase. 80 — Organizations Top left: Ninerette Officers: Front Row: B. Cogelja; Back Row, l. to r.: Y. Chirby. M. R. Genduso, L. Rice. Top right: The Ninerettes performed at home football games. Center left: Moderators, Mrs. Mestrich and Miss Trapane encouraged perfection in routines. Above: The Ninerettes. Left: The girls constructed unique formations. Organizations — 8 1 PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER Since our time at Andrean is temporary, we very much enjoyed being a part of something perma- nent. Karen, Pat, and Nick Top right: Editors N. Santaquilani, P. Mills, and K. Rupp kept things under control. Center Right: Decussata Staff: First Row: B. Conlon, R. Kacmar, M. Ciesielski. K. Rupp. K. Kovich. R. Hudock, J. Witczak. S. Rykovich, R. Schafer; Sec- ond Row: K. Johnston, M. Ede, C. Vician, J. Simotovich, D. Cisowski, Y. Rebeck, G. Ensalaco, J. Conroy, J. Stinson; Third Row: M. Miller, C. Brockschmidt, C. Schultz, J. Weide- mann, B. Fransioli, M. Hallet, L. Conway, J. Brockschmidt. P. Teso. Absent: M. Verduzco, P. Mills, N. Santaquilani, M. Matovina, M. Corgan, M. Hughes, J. Wewe. K. Baron, L. Morton, J. Erdie, B. Horkavi, R. Lopez. Above: Mr. DeFabio encouraged staff at general meetings. Right: G. Ensalaco and J. Stinson work to meet their deadline. 82 — Organizations Wnfc rw- +( i ■ UUi, i-- -f 1 ' L‘ A; ' t ' fj- • wa . Tub - ,n - s kjM +A yl £} iMlM iUl +iL o S k Of m hr i Tk K ' ' «J ai isrAiALf-ti Jn ACROPOLIS: BIGGER AND BETTER 1974-75 was one of the most successful years for the Acropolis. Editors Kathy Page and Liz Hennes- sey planned to publish one issue per month. Encouraged by Sr. Gilmary, the paper ' s moderator, the staff successfully distributed both full issues and one page mini-issues to fulfil their goal. Lead- ership and dedication were the keys to success for the Acropolis. Top left: J. Ramusack distributes papers. Center left: Editors, K. Page and L. Hennessey worked hard to put the paper out monthly. Above: Acropo- lis staff succeeded in meeting its dead- lines. Left: Acropolis Staff: . to r.: R. McGee, A. Sheeran, B. Rendina, Sr. Gilmary, K. Page, L. Hennessey, J. Ramusack. Organizations — 83 WE BELIEVE IN MUSIC The Andrean Music Department provided enter- tainment for many activities both in and out of school. Grade school tours, pep assemblies, and their tour to London, Ontario, Canada are just some of the activities in which the band partici- pated during this school year. Under the direction of Mr. Terry Felus the group succeeded in bringing unlimited pleasure through music to its listeners. Band Members: Top right: Front Row, l. to r.: K. Murphy, T. Rogovich, P. Murphy, K. Vinzani; Bac k Row: L. Rooney, C. Burton, V. Gerchak, D. McCune. Center Left: I. Hernandez, Y. Guzman, J. Cieskiewicz. Center right: P. Patterson, R. Hopkins, J. Huerta. Bottom right: Front Row: N. Griffin, H. James, K. Chalko; Second Row: P. Fadul, K. Burke, J. Cleve- land, L. Grant; Back Row: M. Mahon, A. Povlinski, G. Vaughn, J. Owens, K. Gonzalez. 84 — Organizations Band Members: Top left: I. to r.: J. Wiedemann, R. Clark, M. Manuel, M. Gajewski. Center left: Front Row: R. Shropshire, J. Taylor; Back Row: S. Chalko, J. Harris, B. Karagin. C. Pren- tiss. Center right: Front Row: J. Well- man, L. Rice; Back Row: B. Rueter, M. Jabkowski, C. Norman, J. Pavlik. Left: Front Row: D. Kaminski, T. Potenti, A. Medvec, D. Funkhouser, J. Matthews: Back Row: L. Benford, J. Jones, M. O’Connor. M. Dickerson, D. Zaloudek. Organizations — 85 FUNDS, FUN, AND CHANCE The Andrean Band and Choral Department staged the yearly New Orleans Mardi Gras. Activi- ties included games, gambling and a jail for those who could not pay their debts. The Mardi Gras provides funds for the Department ' s annual spring tour. This year, the Band and Choral traveled to London. Ontario. Canada on a four day excursion. Band Officers: Front Row: H. James; Back Row: L. Rice, N. Griffin, S. Chalko. K. Chalko. 86 — Organizations Opposite Page: Center left: R. Borchert upholds the law. Cen- ter right: Tension mounted at Mardi Gras. Bottom: T. Sgam- belluri lost again. This Page: Top left: Students contemplated a heavy purchase. Top right: R. Hite betrayed by R. Borchert. Above: B. Sgambelluri takes a chance. Left: L. Bettens screams for help. Organizations — 87 1 HARMONY IN BLUE VELVET This year the Choral Depart- ment showed its abilities through various concerts. Types of con- certs performed ranged from a grade school tour at Christmas to singing for the Ash Wednes- day Mass. Father Moffatt again formed a collection of music- minded students into a choir capable of bringing a song into the heart of Andrean. Girls Choral: Top right: Front Row, I. to r.: L. McDonald, J. Keough, J. Boer, P. Joyner, M. Hobbs, L. Meier; Back Row: K. Paulson, M. Nettles, R. Kor- pita, K. Wilson, C. Duran, G. Warren. Center right: Front Row: A. Henderson, K. Custer; Second Row: C. Wilson, L. Conway; Third Row: A. Colman, N. Knies, L. Donald; Back Row: P. Hol- comb, P. Mathis. Bottom right: Front Row: S. Richter, D. Cafiero, B. Walker, M. Lennertz; Second Row: D. Downs, M. Pease, G. Benedict, F. Clark, B. Hernandez; Third Row: M. Senac, L. Dudash, P. Lowe; Back Row: L. Jones, A. Hill. (Not pictured: M. Gonzales, D. Wilson.) 88 — Organizations Mixed Choral: Top left: Front Row, l. to r.: J. Barker, J. Nettles, G. Tutto, H. Griffith; Back Row: S. Tomasic, A. Stalmah, T. Sgambelluri, R. Hite, D, Poplon, J. Lee. Center: K. Page, K. Kovich, L. Murphy, M. Kesel, S. Bur- rell, P. Yurechko, M. Tournai. Bottom left: Front Row: R. Borchert, K. Schneider, J. Barlas; Back Row: R. Jef- freys, F. Losinski, T. Seibal, T. Staelhe, B. Bielak. Below: Front Row: M. Levenda, M. Hysong, M. Burgess; Back Row: F. White, D. Downs, F. Knowles. (Not pictured: D. Fissinger, J. Filipowski, T. Blaker.) Organizations — 89 90 GRIDDERS HAVE 7-3 SEASON Opposite Page: Top: The score board said it all at Homecom- ing game. Center left: Toni gave them spirit. Center right: They’ve gone bananas. This Page: Bottom left: What am I doing here? Bottom right: 59ers did it again. Below: Scully calls the play. Right: The coast is clear for another touch- down. 92 — Sports With a 4-2 record in the Northwest Conference, the varsity football team finished in third place. The Niners lost three tough, close games to highly ranked teams. One of their losses was to Gary Roo- sevelt (22-8), the first loss to them in twelve years. The second loss was to Lew Wallace (20-14) in a disputed victory. Our final loss was to Portage, the district’s number one playoff representative. Por- tage scored with 1:21 seconds left in the game and won 7-3. Coach Billick said of Hobart, “Nobody defeats Andrean four years in a row,” as he foresaw one of Andrean’s greatest victories. This year’s team was led by Ron Persin, MVP; Mike Daugh- erty. MVP on defensive line; Joe Buergler, MVP on offensive line; and Jim Goetz, MVP offensive back. Six returning lettermen promise the team great potential for the next season. H fc r 1 MIN SEC Q T R. — , 2 | j O VISITORS 00 TO PLAY HOME i DOWN | 0 YARDS TO GO Varsity: First Row, I. to r.: F. Kissel, J. White, J. Frankovich, G. Crnkovich, F. Hoffman, L. Matunas, J. Buergler, M. Mallonee, T. Staehle. P. Young, T. Novotny, J. Scully. J. Goetz; Second Row: B. Pete, T. Giannini. R. Persin, M. Daugherty, P. Reba, C. Cun- ningham, B. Dorulla, S. Kokos, T. Orton, D. Baine, D. Kristoff, J. Wojkovich: Third Row: J. Page, T. Gravelle. B. Landeck, P. Stanzione, J. Fallace, J. Laskowski, G. Edwards, M. Bickel, J. Novotny, D. Barrick, A. Arceo, K. Beckham: Fourth Row: M. Mizen. mgr.. B. Smith, D. Lozano. S. Allison. B. Galovic, D. Krupchak, M. Malayter, J. Bodnar. J. McConnell. J. Huerta, B. latarola. Coach P. Billick. Sports — 93 Top left: Teachers cheer ’em on. Top right: We’re hoping for a victory. Middle right: Broken, bent, and bruised. Above: Coaches discuss strategy. Right: Oh! My aching gut. 94 — Sports CITY TITLE FOR RESERVES The reserve team has completed another success- ful season, this year under the guidance of Coach C. Nicolini. Neither the quality nor the quantity was missing as the reserves completed a winning record of 8-1. Their only loss came at the hands of Mun- ster, a 13-7 well fought defeat. One of the highlights of the season was a 12-6 win over Chicago De LaSalle, who was Chicago Catholic League champ last year. Behind the strong play of most valuable player, Dave Reba, and most improved Larry Bil- lick, the reserves captured the city title. Reserves: First Row, I. to r.: T. Calloway, D. Jancosek, M. Shoback, L. Billick, D. Dorulla, J. Prusiecki, T. McDevitt, J. Franko- vich, T. Sanchez, J. Cisarik, B. Graves; Second row: P. Ignarski. J. Driscoll. D. Wasil, T. Martin, J. Siminski, D. Giannini, R. Zromkoski, J. Qualizza, W. Piwkiewicz, J. Vidal. J. Pete, J. Szmutko; Third row: J. Villarreal, M. Jelovich, M. Gore, R. Hite. B. Marker, M. Gajewski, J. Pfeifer, R. Barrera, F. Losinski, M. Bournes, J. Kedziora, Coach Nicolini. Sports — 95 FROSH REACH PERFECTION With an 8-0 record, the freshman football team kept the tradition of an undefeated season. With the great quarterbacking of Rob Doyle and great plays by Brian Beckham, who scored 74 points, and Jim Burke and Mike Holcomb, who scored 48 points each, the Frosh had little trouble coming out on top. The Frosh had great team effort. This was evident in the 38-6 romp over Emerson. Freshman Football: First Row, l. to r.: J. Crandall, M. Holcomb, B. Martin, T. Johnston, R. Wojkovich, R. Parks, B. Bdckham, J. Frasca; Second Row: B. Darling, T. Page, M. Gore, P. Reardon, J. Pavlik, R. Henry, Coach J. Huerta; Third row: S. Macey, L. Gough, R. Doyle, B. Moran, J. Burke; Fourth row: C. Jackson, R. Hutchins, T. Vucicovich, S. Nicksic, T. Seibal, J. Bain. 96 — Sports 59ERS LET THE SPIRIT SHINE HTavj ri V Varsity Cheerleaders: First Row, l. to r.: D. Sapone, M. E. Pearce, T. Dauro; Second Row: A. Poracky, L. Bukur. D. Spangler. Freshman Cheerleaders: First Row, I. to r.: K. Terlicher, A. Dauro; Second Row: F. Schriek, D. Pearce; Third Row: M. Butkowski, T. Carlino. Reserve Cheerleaders: Kneeling: M. Murphy; Standing, l. to r.: M. Chelich, M. Zygmunt, P. Comerford. Sports — 97 HARRIERS’ RECORD NO Led by MVP Tim James, the cross country team finished the 1974 season with a 3-9 record. The team managed to pull together in the end and took sec- ond place in the city meet win- ning over everyone except West Side. Tim James took first place in the city meet for the third con- secutive year. There are high hopes for a great season next year with returning lettermen Greg Nowesnick. Bob Mestrich, and MIP Gerard Gomez. Opposite Page: Top left: Team members take a breather in the shade. Top right: Tim’s determination puts him in front of his opponents. Bottom left: Fr. Ward calculates the scores. This Page: Top left: They’re off to a running start. Top right: Fr. Ward gives last minute details. Center left: J. Taylor hustles to the finish. Center right: G. Nowesnick nears the finish line exhausted. Right: The great running form of M. Jesko. Far right: G. Mulloy ahead by a step. 98 — Sports OBSTACLE AT CITY MEET Cross Country: First Row, l. to r.: G. Mulloy, J. Taylor, T. James, G. Nowesnick, S. Predaina, M. Jesko; Second Row: G. Gomez, P. Benson, J. Bekelya, J. Lacney, B. Mestrich, G. Benac, C. Grubb, T. Frankowski, T. Dakich, G. Matovina, K. Stryczek, Coach Fr. Ward. Sports — 99 Varsity: l. to r.: T. Sheeran, Coach J. Mazur, B. Onda, E. Blando, P. Milbrath, M. Mulloy, T. Gundy, A. Milbrath. Opposite Page: Top left: That one was a real net bur- ner. Top right: Next came the pirouette. Bottom left: The form of the Most Valuable Player. This Page: Top left: T. Gundy displays sweeping back-hand. Top center: In the spirit of women’s lib, Anne strikes back. Top right: Tip-toeing to return is M. Mulloy. Right: Ernie gets another point. 1 00 — Sports NETMEN EXPERIENCE ANOTHER SMASHING SEASON Coach Mazur’s netmen closed out another fantastic season with a 14-3 record. Andrean took first place in both the city tournament and the Northwest Conference. The team was led by Most Valuable Player Pete Milbrath. With four seniors leaving, the team will have to rebuild, but with four returning juniors, however, there is a firm foundation on which to build another great team. Reserves: First Row, l. to r.: K. Walsh, C. Walker, L. Gen- duso, P. Saimes, M. Melczewski; Second Row: R. Kunas, T. Muffoletto, R. Martino, J. Kopchik, D. Fissinger. Sports — 101 IF ONLY DESIRE WERE SUCCESS Above: Tom Waite up for the rebound. Right: Coach and team look on. Oppo- site Page: Top left: P. Patterson lays it up and in. Top right: Coach Rogovich gives advice between quarters. Bottom left: Another two points for Andrean. Bottom right: “I wish I could find some- body on my team.” Varsity: First Row, l. tor.: K. Underwood, R. Shipp; Second Row: J. Levenda (mgr.), P. Liber, K. Collins; Third Row: J. Dougherty, R. Bajgrowicz; Fourth Row: T. Waite, R. Morgan; Fifth Row: M. Manuel, P. Patterson, Mr. Rogovich. 102 — Sports The varsity basketball team was once again coached by dedicated Mr. Rogovich. Despite the 7- 13 record, the team employed the rebounding abil- ity of senior John Dougherty and the sharp shoot- ing 16 point average of junior Mark Manuel. High- lights of the 1974-1975 season were wins over Hobart (81-71), Horace Mann (87-64), and Crown Point (70-64). Tim Waite, in his third year of Andrean basketball, was awarded the MIP title for this year’s season. Mark Manuel and John Dough- erty shared the MVP title. With more practice, seven returning players, and a larger cheering crowd, next year should be a big year. Sports — 103 PLAGUED BY THE OPPOSITION Reserves: Center: E. Nowak. . to r.: P. Vorkapich, S. Nolan, J. Vaiana, J. Siminski, C. Norman, Mr. Chelap, M. Hill, J. Siminski, M. Wolf, B. Lehocky, T. Seibal. Even though this was the first losing season in four years for the Reserves with a 5-13 record, they gave it all they had. The team worked together and showed great spirit and enthusiasm. After the loss to Westside, the City Tournament Champs, the team had a short winning streak beating Merrillville, Crown Point, and then Portage. After that, the team’s poor shooting was evident in their losses. 104 — Sports Opposite Page: Top: Jim Vaiana jumps over opponent for 2 points. Bottom: Pete Vorkapich demonstrates form. Left: Another drop in the bucket! Bottom left: Baskets came from team effort. Below: Sharp-shooters make basketball an excit- ing sport. Sports — 105 FROSH AHEAD AGAIN With a record of 15-3, the Freshman Basketball team had the best season since the 1969- 1970 team of Sullivan and Mag- gio. The Freshmen won the Invi- tational by defeating Lowell and Lew Wallace. The team was led by the rebounding of Chuck Hri- cik, the great shooting ability of Mike Pfeifer, and Ray Wojko- vich as best play-making guard. Best on defense were Mike Hol- comb and Kevin Halloran who were both versatile and played both guard and forward. With this great Freshman team, Andrean is assured many suc- cessful seasons. Far right: Mike Pfeifer shoots for two. Top right: Tension builds at the jump. Bottom right: Cheers of encouragement come from the bench. Freshman basketball: First Row, I. tor.: S. Macey, P. Bukur, C. Dunomes, T. Frankowski, K. Walsh, R. Wojkovich T Nash T Page. Second Row: Coach J. Mazur, M. Holcomb, M. Pfeifer, C. Hricik, J. Vidmich, P. Reardon, K. Halloran, S Nicksic F Work. C. Ramirez, Coach Fr. Cylwicki. 106 — Sports GIRLS GRASP SUCCESS The G.A.A. varsity basketball team had a lot of spunk this year. Sophomores Louise Walsh, MVP, and Shelly Richter, MIP. played hard to earn their titles. The varsity team’s overall record came to 7 wins and only 3 defeats. The leading scorers and rebounders were Ethel Gregory and Louise Walsh. The reserve basketball team finished the sea- son with a record of 8-2. Both Linda Bajgrowicz and Loretta Bryan were pronounced MVP and the MIP went to Angelique Hooks. Helping the G.A.A. bas- ketball teams turn out a success- ful season were managers Donna Pearce, Mary Lopez, and Diane Komisarcik, and the girls’ coach, Miss Spencer. Left: Cheryl Richter jumped her high- est to overcome the opponents. Right: Laura Morton dribbles the ball down the court with vigor. Varsity Basketball Team: First Row, I. to r.: L. Morton. F. Gomez, A. Milbrath, L. Walsh: Second Row: E. Gregory, C. Richter, K. Tracy, S. Goszewski, P. Richter, S. Richter, L. Rupp. Reserve Basketball Team: Front: D. Pearce, mgr.; Second Row, I. to r. : K. Lovich, R. Knowles, B. Onofrey, A. Hender- son, K. Bajgrowicz; Third Row: P. Tournai, L. Bryan, L. Mor- ton, T. Lennertz, A. Hooks, D. Cisowski, M. Darmon. G. Shropshire, L. Bajgrowicz. Sports — 107 Golf Team: . to r.: K. Crossk, D. Lennertz, J. Corado, A. Vidimos, L. Walsh. First Row, I. to r.: S. O’Leary, E. Gregory, F. Gomez; Second Row: M. Voss, M. Pearce, K. Baron, B. Morrison, J. Keough; Third Row: D. Hazi, D. Bittner, D. Molich, M. Lennertz. 108 — Sports NO ENERGY CRISIS HERE Girls track had a gratifying season record of 6-4. Most Valu- able Player Ethel Gregory was among 6 qualifiers for section- als; Ethel and Cheryl Richter went on to regionals and Ethel finished 8th in state high jump competition. Donna Pearce was voted Most Improved Player. In girls’ golf an excellent sea- son record of 5-0 was capped with a 3rd place standing in sec- tionals. Sophomore Louise Walsh was Most Valuable Player and Senior Kim Crossk was Most Improved. Girls’ Volleyball finished with 8-7 varsity and 2-10 reserve records. Most Valuable Player honors went to Mary Ann Voss and Most Improved recognition to Mary Lennertz. Seniors reigned as Powder Puff football champs, but not without stiff Junior competition in the final game. GAA Track Team: First Row, I. to r.: L. Bajgrowicz, M. Darmon, J. Wellman. A. Povlinski, D. Pearce, P. Tournai. Second Row: D. Cisowski, M. Pearce, F. Gomez, E. Gregory, S. Richter, C. Richter, P. Richter, T. Rogovich, K. Terlicher, Coach K. Spencer. Top: Miss Spencer checks the final times. Center left: Ethel Gregory went up and over to 8th in the state. Center right: The Junior Powder Puff team kicks off. Sports — 109 OUTSTANDING TEAM EFFORT Varsity: First Row , l. to r.: J. Bickle, B. Nunley, B. Mazzaro, C. Long, S. Miller, D. Dorulla; Second Row: Mr. Holok, S. Vidi- mos, J. McConnell. B. Dorulla, M. Daugherty, B. Iatarola, D. Reba, T. Staehle. With a grueling schedule, the wrestling team cap- tured high honors. Four members became sectional champs and four were winners in the Northwest Conference meet. The grapplers ended the season with an 8-4 record led by MVP Mike Daugherty. Mr. Holok and Mr. Weiss assisted in making this season outstanding. Since the team is only losing four seniors, next season should be another winning season for the Andrean wrestlers. Reserves: First Row, l. to r.: B. Bielak, B. Vahary, M. Keller, X. Mendoza, R. Henry, J. Redar; Second Row: R. Schaetzel, C. McQuillin, P. Stanzione, D. Wasil, J. Bruce, M. Malczew- ski, J. Montanio, T. Reguly, R. Craig, Mr. Weiss, B. Marker. 1 10 — Sports Opposite Page: Top: Scott Vidimos, Mike Daugherty, B. Dorulla, and B. Iatarola qualified for regionals. Center: Assistant coach Mr. Weiss looks on. Left: J. Qualizza wrestles his opponent to the floor. Center left: Wrestlers show how strenuous the sport is. Below: Tom Staehle shows who has who. Bottom left: Congratulations goes to winner Rob Craig. Bottom right: Sophomore Dave Reba proves his skill. Sports — -111 TRACK KEEPS THE SPIRIT Top left: The hurdles were a challenge for P. Reardon. Top right: Steve Predaina masters the pole vault. Center right: J. Siminski had the “get-up-and-go.” Above: There were no obstacles for the 59er trackmen. Right: Cooperation is essen tial for a relay race. 1 12 — Sports RUNNING FOR ANDREAN Sectional Qualifiers: First Row, l. to r.: S. Mallonee, G. Nowesnick, L. Billick, P. Reba, S. Predaina, T. Waite. Second Row: B. Pete, S. Mendoza, S. Nolan. J. Siminski, M. Wolf, J. Vaina, D. Jancosek, T. Ross. Trackmen: First Row, l. to r.: J. Prusiecki, S. Mallonee, G. Nowesnik, L. Billick, P. Reba, S. Predaina, T. Waite. Second Row: L. Hinojosa, B. Pete, S. Mendoza, S. Nolan, J. Siminski. M. Wolf, J. Vaiana, D. Jancosek. T. Ross. Third Row: B. Camp- bell, Coach P. Billick, L. Piatek, K. Stryczek, T. Mioduski. P. Saimes, J. Taylor, T. Drapac, K. Beckham, J. Qualizza, K. Macinga, J. Gomez, T. Martin. The Andrean Trackmen set many school records this year: G. Nowesnick conquered the low hurdles (:2I.l), J. Siminski leaped over the high jump (6 ' 2 " ), and F. Losinski hurled the discus ( 1 30 ' 1 1 " )- Additional school records set in the 1975 season were the two mile run (10:44. 1) by K. Stryczek. the dis- tance medley relay (8:08.5) by L. Billick, J. Vaiana, M. Wolf, and S. Mallonee, the sprint medley relay (1:40.0) by trackmen D. Jancosek, K. Macinga, L. Bil- lick, and J. Vaiana, the shuttle hurdle relay ( : 49.5) team of sophomores G. Nowesnick. J. Prusiecki, J. Qualizza, and L. Billick, the 440 yard relay ( :47.5) and the sprint medley relay (1:43.7) which were both com- prised of trackmen B. Beckham, J. Vidmich, M. Holcomb, and M. Pfeifer. The varsity shuttle hurdle relay team of P. Reba, P. Reardon, L. Billick, and G. Nowesnick tied (:47.8) a previ- ous school record. Despite an overall record of 9-7, Coach Pete Billick found talent in this year’s team which begot nineteen sec- tional qualifiers. There will be sixteen returning lettermen for the 1976 season. Center left: P. Stanzione put muscle behind his thrust. Right: L. Billick exerted every ounce of energy to beat the clock. Sports — 113 PLAY BALL!! Baseball Team: First Row, I. to r.: B. Marker, P. Benson, J. Frankovich, R. Shipp, R. Wojkovich, D. Dorulla. Second Row: B. Galovic, M. Vaughan, M. Simmons, M. Verdeyen, J. Fallace, J. McConnell, J. Scully, J. Goetz, J. Laskowski, T. Waite, D. Kar- pen, M. Manuel. 1 14 — Sports The 59ers’ baseball team finished with a 12-9 record, a winning season with its share of ups and downs. Rain hindered the team from extending its early 5-0 record. The loss of Mickey Vaughan for the season also hurt the team. Mickey Vaughan left with a 2.29 ERA and a 2-1 pitching record. The team pulled back together with the help of Jim McConnell and Mark Manual. Jim McConnell, senior third baseman, led the team with sixteen Runs Batted In and hit over .300 for the entire sea- son. In addition, Jim made outstandiing defensive plays in the field, ending many opponent’s rallies. Speedy junior Mark Manuel led the team in hitting with- a .388 batting average. He also successfully stole eleven bases in twelve attempts and aston- ished opposing pitchers with two base advances on routine ground balls. Mark scored nineteen runs to lead the team in that category and reached bases 36 of 65 possible times. Opposite Page: Top: Niners get another point wn a safe slide into home. Center: T. Waite keeps his eye on the ball. This Page: Left: The team watches the action from the dugout. Center left: M. Verdeyen sidearms the ball to beat the man at second. Center: J. Scully studies out the pitcher from the bat- ter’s box. Center right: Coach J. Bennett tutors from the side- lines. Bottom left: D. Carpen receives the warm up pitches. Bottom right: M. Manuel scores easily on a line drive. Sports — 115 With a 20-4 record for the 1975 season and a 112-14 record over the past five years, the Andrean golfers can be titled “outstanding.” Some outstand- ing varsity season averages (9 hole) were set by seniors Scott Vidimos (38.3), Mark Matovina (41.8), and Dan Sikich (42.5), and juniors Larry Koval (40.6) and Mark Bobin (42.5), and freshman Greg Matovina (42.8). The Andrean go lf team won the city champ title. This was Mr. Chelap’s fourth straight year as Coach of a champion team. Larry Koval was honored as the Medalist in the city meet. The team’s skill led them to the sec- tionals where they qualified as a first place team. Scott Vidimos was Andrean’s top senior athlete. He had been a Medalist in five out of eight high school tournaments in the spring of 1974. Scott received Andrean’s Most Valuable Golfer Award for 1972, 1973, and again in 1974. Scott’s 18 hole average for 1973 was 76.4. With rounds of 76 and 71, Scott became the Indiana State Champion last year. Andrean congratulates Scott, our star athlete. Varsity: . to r.: M. Matovina, L. Koval, M. Bobin, S. Vidimos, Coach Mr. Chelap, D. Sikich. Reserves: Front, I. to r.: D. Fissinger, K. Walsh. Second Row: G. Matovina, T. Staelhe, V. Landeck, G. Bruce, T. Wood. 1 16 — Sports GOOD CROP ON THE GREEN U— - ' f-.Z Opposite Page: Top: D. Sikich is in posi- tion to make a long putt. Center left: M. Bobin kept a keen eye on the ball. Cen- ter right: L. Koval swings his way to city Medalist title. This Page: Top left: S. Vidimos in an attempt to make it to the green. Center left: S. Vidimos teed off to another fine season. Left: Golfers got the feel of the grounds before teeing off. Sports — 1 1 7 ' V ' - Senior Basketball Champs: First Row, I. to r.: D. Karpen, L. Wood, J. Frankovich, T. Sheeran; Second Row: J. Buergler, B. Dutcher, Mr. O’Boyle, J. White, B. Smith. Top right: Intramurals really get people off the ground. Top left: Director of Intramural sports, Fr. Klein. Above: If I want to toot my whistle. I’ll toot it! Soccer Champs: First Row, l. to r.: S. Bartrom, D. Ciesielski, J. Muffoletto; Second Row: S. Mallonee, L. Bicalho, B. Karagin, E. Chrisostomo, M. Wilczynski. 118 — Sports INTRAMURALS REGAIN INTEREST » Intramural football and soccer got off the ground with a draft of all interested students. Out of the draft came four teams, captained by Joe Grembowicz, Brad Karagin, Tony Farag, and Kevin Luksus. Each team participated in both football and soccer. Brad Karagin’s team won the championship. High scorers for the season were headed by Greg Gomolka (4 TD, 1 1 goals) and Luis Bicalho (2 TD, 12 goals). Intramural basketball drew a wider response, with each sophomore, junior, and senior homeroom participating, but the most enthusiastic performance came from the sophomores. The sophomore champion- ship was taken by H.R. 211 with H.R. 4 runner-up. Top scorers included Tom Martin (225 pts.) and Tom Callaway (213 pts.). H.R. 220 won the junior championship and 206 came in second in the play- offs. Senior champs were H.R. 215. At the end of the season, there was an all-star game between juniors and seniors. The seniors emerged vic- torious 59-38. Sports — 119 BASKET- BALL VARSITY ANDREAN OPPONENT 53 Gary Roosevelt 70 67 Wirt 58 74 Lew Wallace 84 88 River Forest 72 46 West Side 53 59 Merrillville 66 70 Crown Point 64 77 Portage 91 62 Chesterton 57 76 Hammond Morton 78 87 Horace Mann 64 85 Marian 62 81 Hobart 71 69 Hammond Clark 80 55 Calumet 57 62 Emerson 93 62 Hammond High 87 61 Lafayette 78 Catholic Central Record 7-1 1 WREST- LING ANDREAN OPPONENT 60 River Forest 6 26 West Side 28 41 Emerson 17 35 East Gary 21 46 Hanover Central 14 21 Horace Mann 22 21 Calumet 22 45 Chesterton 15 28 Lew Wallace 21 40 Wirt 21 36 Roosevelt 26 20 Hammond Gavit 32 Triple Dual Tourney 2nd NWC Tourney 2nd Sectionals 4th State Tourney 5th Record 8-4 CROSS COUNTRY ANDREAN OPPONENT 43 West Side 20 40 Hobart 21 24 Wirt 32 33 Emerson 22 19 Lew Wallace 44 43 Gary Roosevelt 20 43 M. C. Rogers 20 43 M. C. Elston 20 33 M. C. Marquette 32 27 Horace Mann 30 44 Crown Point 19 44 Calumet 19 Indiana Catholic 6th Conference 2nd Sectionals 7th Record 3-9 FOOTBALL VARSITY ANDREAN OPPONENT 7 Hammond Morton 0 3 Portage 7 13 West Side 6 16 Hobart 13 34 Horace Mann 0 8 Gary Roosevelt 22 14 Lew Wallace 20 41 Emerson 0 35 Wirt 6 16 Chesterton Conference 3rd Varsity Record 7-3 Reserve Record 8- 1 Frosh Record 8-0 13 TENNIS ANDREAN OPPONENT 2 Laporte 3 3 M. C. Rogers 2 4 Griffith 1 5 River Forest 0 3 Merrillville 2 3 Hobart 2 5 Gary Roosevelt 0 5 Emerson 0 0 Valparaiso 5 5 Horace Mann 0 3 Wirt 2 5 Lew Wallace 0 5 West Side 0 3 Portage 2 5 Gary West 0 3 Chesterton 2 2 Valparaiso 3 Andrean Invitational 3rd NWC 1st Catholic Alliance Tourney 2nd Sectionals 2nd City Meet 1st Record 14-3 TRACK ANDREAN OPPONENT (indoor) 72 Merrillville 36 65Vi Calumet 44 65 Vi Valparaiso 60 65 Vi Wirt 24Vi 31 Bishop Noll 87 (outdoor) 69 Lew Wallace 58 69 Wirt 32 37 Bishop Noll 61 37 Valparaiso 61 86Vi Horace Mann 53 86Vi Emerson 1 9Vi 2216 Gary Roosevelt 70Vi 22Vi Portage 66 37 West Side 86 37 Crown Point 36 49 Calumet 78 Duneland Inv’l 2nd Bishop Noll Relays 5th 19 Bronko Relays 10th 35 Valpo Inv’l 6th LaPorte Relays 6th Gary Sectionals 9th 18 Northern Indiana Catholic Alliance 4th Andrean Inv’l 2nd Chesterton Relays 2nd Rensselaer Relays 1st (tie) NWC 4th Record 9-7 G.A.A. BASKETB- ALL VARSITY ANDREAN OPPONENT 54 Merrillville 25 26 Portage 46 45 East Gary 25 50 Hobart 26 39 West Side 38 41 Emerson 34 30 E. C. Roosevelt 47 52 Wirt 48 33 River Forest 23 41 Lew Wallace 47 Record 7-3 BASEBALL ANDREAN OPPONENT 8 Merrillville 6 3 Emerson 1 5 Horace Mann 0 5 Wirt 4 5 Gary Roosevelt 2 4 Portage 0 1 Lew Wallace 11 12 Emerson 2 5 West Side 14 2 Horace Mann 3 3 Hammond Gavit 2 5 Gary Roosevelt 10 2 Wirt 6 6 West Side 2 1 Lew Wallace 0 1 F. W. Dwencer 13 6 M. C. Marquette 2 1 1 Calumet 2 1 Crown Point 6 1 Griffith 3 0 Merrillville 1 Record 12-9 GOLF ANDREAN OPPONENT 165 Merrillville 165 155 Griffith 177 151 Highland 160 163 Portage 192 171 Hammond Gavit 176 159 Lew Wallace 183 159 Gary Roosevelt 238 159 Wirt 200 172 Crown Point 164 164 Lew Wallace 184 164 Gary Roosevelt 237 152 Wirt 182 334 S. B. St. Joseph 324 334 LaPorte 332 159 Munster 165 161 Hobart 157 135 Hobart 164 Valparaiso 173 won on 1st hole playoff 2 shots from Indian Ridge and school record (set in 1972). Invitationals Rensselaer 6th 1 8 LaPorte 3rd 30 Culver 7th 18 Lake Hills 7th 1 7 Lafayette 10th 15 City Tournament 1 st 7 Sectionals 1st Record 20-4 underclassmen Aurora Aguirre Zelka Aleksich Laura Amberson Marisa Amore Teresa Anton Anna Arceo Monica Backe Susan Badylak James Bain Linda Bajgrowicz Deborah Banzen Carrie Bard James Barlas Theresa Barnack Opposite Page: Bottom: The trampoline was a favorite activity in gym class. Right: Class Officers: Sec., M. Lopez; Vice Pres., D. Komisarcik; Pres., T. Page; Treas., J. Vidmich. freshmen George Bartfai Brian Beckham John Bekelya Scott Bell Carmen Belmonte George Benac Gina Benedict Lori Benford Lisa Benko Philip Benson Linda Berlakovich Sally Bilski Mike Blensdorf Jessie Booth 124 — Freshmen Cary Bosak Laura Brandt Ronald Brezik Janie Brockschmidt Michelle Brown Rozanne Bruce Loretta Bryan Ann Buchanan Paul Bukur Tom Burgess James Burke Michael Burrell Monica Butkowski Teresa Carlino David Cattan Eleshia Cheek Pam Christ Julie Chube Ray Ciesielski Danette Cisowski Felecia Clark Ray Clark Kim Cobb Lori Codespoti Carol Cogelja Oretha Coleman Kenneth Colon Fred Craigin James Crandall Kim Crawford Freshmen — 125 Eileen Crisostomo Allison Crouch Tom Dakich Lisa Dandurand Tom Daniel Brian Darling Michelle Darmon Andrea Dauro Pam Davis Lisa Dent Lori Deruntz David Dickens Cynthia Dickerson John Dienes Nick Dimattei Kathy Doherty Ann Donohue Mark Douglas Opposite Page: Left: L. Jones and P. Smith found Fresh- man year filled with many surprises. Right: New GAA members were taught to eat applesauce blindfolded. This Page: Top: Freshman girls watching their big sisters per- form. Bottom: “Could you give us directions?” 126 — Freshmen Robert Doyle Leone Dudash Dan Duenas Charles Dunomes John Durbin Martha Escobedo Pam Fadul Anne Ferguson Colleen Fodor Sheryl Frankowski Thad Frankowski Laura Franta Joe Frasca Joseph Fuentes Elizabeth Garcia Mandalena Garcia George Gard Elsa Garza Israel Garza Mary Gawor Laura Genduso Louis Genduso Theresa Glowacki Scott Gonzales Karen Gonzalez Marie Gonzalez Mike Gore Larry Gough Vencel Hac Irene Hadey Kevin Halloran Carin Hamady Janet Hamady Andrea Henderson Rick Henry Freshmen — 127 Opposite Page: Top: Freshmen exhib- ited their spirit with imagination. Bot- tom: “You really think I look different?” This Page: Right: P. Fadul speaking at freshman class election. Bottom: Freshmen looked their best at the GAA initiation. David Hernandez Annette Hill Vickie Hill Marvine Hobbs Mike Holcomb William Holleman Jane Holmes Angelique Hooks Charles Hricik Pat Humphrey Kathryn Hunter Roger Hutchins Charles Jackson Robert Jackson Joy Jadrnak Paul Jancosek Rich Jankowicz Rich Jeffreys Lottie Jesko Robert Johnson Valerie Johnson 128 — Freshmen Tom Johnston Jean Jones Linda Jones Joni Kalamir Michele Kaminski Dane Kaye Kathy Kenney Audrey Kepchar Andrew Key Paula Kinder Alice Klippel Nancy Knies Rhonda Knowles Diane Komisarcik Chris Korhel Renee Korpita Paula Koschal Tom Kovacevic Michaelene Kranik Andrea Kunas Alan Kuchta Kelle Kutsugeras Roberta Ladra Freshmen — 129 Debra Magallon Steve Manley Marian Marando Tim Marcotte Jane Marion Bob Martin Tim Martin Opposite Page: Top left: Being a fresh- man does not mean being short. Top right: “Get ready, here it comes.” Bot- tom right: “Are we supposed to be in homeroom?” This Page: Right: Fresh- men girls helping set up for the Turna- bout. Donna McCorkle Doug McDonald Chris McQuillin Elizabeth Meier Linda Mendez Linda Michalec Elgin Miles 130 — Freshmen Jeff Lanfear Debbie Lennertz Theresa Lennertz Mike Lewandowski Joe Llano David Loby Mary Lopez Kathleen Lovich Pam Lowe Bertha Luna Mary Lynch Laura MacDonald Steve Macey Alan Madvek David Martinez Manuel Martinez Marty Mathis Greg Matovina Frank Mattei Monica Maycher Donald Mayersky Rodney Milligan Frank Mitchell Lori Mongold William Moran Suzanne Moss Debbie Muldoon Kathy Murphy Sarah Myers Tom Nash Marcia Nettles Steve Nicksic Julie Notaro Elizabeth Onofrey Dan Ornelas Joyce Owens Tom Page Teresa Papich Joel Parker Rick Parks Joe Pavlik Donna Pearce Freshmen — 131 Susan Pearce Jean Pega Mike Pfeifer Larry Piatek Rose Pifferitti Carmen Plasencia Athena Platis Ann Pleva Diana Ponce James Poncsak Peter Powell Bran Prazich Harry Preste Geanell Pry Charles Ramirez Laura Ramirez Peter Reardon John Redar Robin Renner Tara Ribar 132 — Freshmen Edith Rice Louise Richter Brian Ridgely Renee Rieser Denise Robledo Authur Rodriquez Sharon Rodriquez Trina Rogovich James Rohaley Mary Rosales Betty Ross Tara Ross Pat Ruzbasan Pat Sablich Opposite Page: Top: “Are you sure there was a game?” Bottom: The girls proved they could play basketball, too. This Page: Left: “Where did the ball go?” Bottom: Freshmen tried their hardest to beat the Juniors at volley- ball. Paul Saims Margaret Sanchez Alex Santaquilani John Sarkey Jeff Sattler Mary Sceniak Freshmen — 133 Opposite Page: Top: Neatness and patience count in art. Bottom left: Attention to the teacher was a require- ment in gym. Bottom right: Freshmen showing their enthusiasm at a basket- ball game. This Page: Right: Freshman girls dressed as pixies to help at the Christmas Dance. Mary Schafer Kenneth Schneider Florence Schriek Tim Seibal Ed Semplinski Harriet Settle Mike Shendrick Gina Shropshire Tim Sicula Eugene Sielewicz Diane Simko Lori Simko Mike Sipiora Pam Smith Carl Sohaney Mike Sohaney Tammy Sowinski Guy Spencer Rich Starko Paula Stevens Teresa Strimbu Char Strowhom Kevin Stryczek Chris Suelzer Anita Swift Lee Tassone Kathy Terlicher Bob Tomala David Toro Pat Tournai Nora Tretter Diane Tukaj Joe Tuszynski Roberto Valenzuela Griselda Vaughan 134 — Freshmen Catherine Verde Rae Verduzco James Vidmich Diane Volk John Vucicevic Linda Waite Charles Walker Kevin Walsh Michelle Walton Wendy Wardell Marvin Washington Lonnie Waters Jenny Wellman Gary Wheet Carole Wilson Debra Wilson Donofaye Wilson Marcia Wojkovich Ray Wojkovich Susan Wolf Fred Work Jane Yaros Donna York David Zakutansky James Zakutansky Class Officers: Pres. A. Farag, Vice Pres., M. Shoback, Sec., K. Baron, Treas., S. Mallonee. sophomores April Adams Charles Aldrich Larry Aloia Eric Andersen Maria Arriero Tom Babilla Karen Bajgrowicz Kris Baron Diana Barrera Reynaldo Barrera Kim Bartos Steve Bartrom Cynthia Beckman Lesa Beeler Jean Beiriger Mark Bell Matthew Benac Mary Bestich Maria Bianco Luis Bicalho William Bielak 1 36 — Sophomores Larry Billick Becky Birchler Kelly Blake Ellen Blando Maria Blando Linda Blaszczak James Bodnar Chester Bojarski Shauna Boliker Susan Bono Severina Bonomo John Bosak Mike Bournes Carol Bowron Sophomores — 137 Nancy Burgess Kathy Burke Patty Burkus Nancy Burrell Diane Cafiero Tom Callaway Brian Campbell Rachel Cantu Richard Cattan Mary Ann Chelich Joan Christoff Joyce Cieskiewicz John Cisarik Dan Ciesielski Walter Cisowski Bryan Collins James Conde Laura Conway Monica Corgan Maureen Crandall Pam Crossk Cassandra Crowder Jeton Cunegin Karyn Custer Barbara Davis Donna Dian Marjorie Dickerson Theresa Dobrian William Dolatowski Louise Dominik Karen Dorochoff Dan Dorulla Debra Downs Joe Drakos Cynthia Drapac 1 38 — Sophomores Opposite Page: Left: J. Siminski and D. Wasil cleaned the mess that was made. Right: Please let me out! This Page: Below: The Body of Christ. Amen. Center: D. Jancosek was tied up for the moment! James Driscoll Sandra Dudash Theodore Dudash Chris Duran Maggie Ede Reginald Edwards Alba Egipciaco Janet Erdei Paul Euvino Aida Farag Pina Ferlaino Allison Finnerty Dan Fissinger Mary Floras Deborah Frank James Frankovich Bob Fransioli Kenneth Fronczak Dennis Funkhowser Debbie Gagliardi Mike Gajewski Rich Gallegos Lupe Garcia Yolanda Garza Sophomores — 139 Richard Gerberick Dino Giannini Gerard Gomez Greg Gomolka Carol Gondell Kathy Gonzalez Mel Gore Jenny Grana Lavader Grant Bill Graves Harold Griffith Carol Gross Daniel Guba Ann Gursky Yolanda Guzman Mike Hallett Margaret Hargarten Carolyn Havens James Henry Blanca Hernandez Iris Hernandez Lori Heyl Marlon Hill Lionel Hinojosa 140 — Sophomores Richard Hite Marianne Hnat David Huber Rosie Hudock Alice Huerta Cathy Huerta Mary Hysong Gina Iatarola Philip Ignarski Joe Inzerillo Brenda Irving Diane Itin Tom Ivancich Diane Ivanyo Matty Jabkowski Stan Jagiela Diane Jagiella David Jancosek Mark Jeffreys Marty Jelovcic Kathy Johnston Pat Joyner Robert Kacmar Robin Kacmar Cheryl Kaiser John Kedziora Mark Keller Janet Keough Elizabeth Kent Lauren Kinder Opposite Page: Top: Sophomores have super spirit! Center: Girls found the retreat uplifting. This Page: Left: Sophs drew in Christmas spirit. Above: T. McDevitt and C. Platis enjoyed the music at the Homecoming Dance. Sophomores — 141 Greg Kmetz Felicia Knowles Mary Kolczak Julie Konrady Kathy Lach Trenice Larry Jerome Lee Brett Lehocky Mary Lennertz Kathy Lepp Lucy Levenda Debbie Linneman Carl Long Mike Long Camerina Lopez Perry Lopez Frank Losinski Toni Lozano Kathy Lynch Ken Macinga Mary Ellen Magallon Francine Maggio Mary Mahon Mark Malczewski Steven Mallonee Bill Marker Tom Marovich Tom Martin Juanita Martinez Robert Martino John Mathews Bob Mazzaro Tim McDevitt Debra McEwan Susan Mclntire Above: The closer you get . . . Left: Boys participate in the Mass. Opposite Page: Left: Anybody have any matches? Cen- ter: Oh say, can you see? Right: “It was my turn!” 1 42 — Sophomores L. B No M9 i, k . ■ » K Co Sc TM Quinton McKnight Xavier Mendoza Mary Merza Anne Milbrath Steven Miller Tamara Mirich Rosalene Modrak Diane Molik Kathy Morrison Laura Morton Susan Muldoon Eileen Mulloy Maureen Murphy Pam Murphy Jack Muffoletto Mike Navarro Tim Nawrocki Melynda Nicksic Steven Nolan Chris Nordquist Craig Norman Edward Nowak Greg Nowesnick Brian Nunley Mike O’Melia Mark Palovick Gerald Palumbo Peter Panayi Sophomores 143 Angela Pavlovich Tony Pavolich Cathy Paulson Margaret Pease Colleen Peller Mary Peloza Vicky Penn Theresa Perrotta James Pete Greg Pfeifer John Pfeifer Mike Pifferitti Wallace Piwkiewicz Cynthia Platis Robert Pleva Gail Polomchak Brian Popp Tony Potenti Ann Povlinski Theresa Powell John Prusiecki Toni Putz John Qualizza Tony Ramirez David Reba Ted Reguly Rochelle Renner Margo Retson 144 — Sophomores Dan Rettig Debbie Rettig Michele Richter Nancy Rivas George Rogers Lisa Rooney Sandra Ross Carolyn Roszkowski Angela Ruth Barb Ruzbasan Bernice Ruzga Sharon Rykovich Bob Sabljak Joanne Samarzija Tom Sanchez Laurent Santaquilani Tim Schafer Theresa Schiralli Cheryl Schmitt Mike Shoback Terrence Se ibal Donna Sekulich Lorraine Shanko Henry Sheets Reginald Shropshire Jerry Siminski Jim Siminski Marty Simmons Moya Singleton Sophomores — 145 Right: Class Officers: M. E. Pearce. Pres.; A. Sheeran, Sec.; M. Krcmaric, Treas.; V. Landeck, V. Pres. juniors Lydia Alvarez Linda Amore Vincent Amore Phillip Angelo Charles Babilla Dianne Bajgrowicz David Ballinger Hilary Baruch Cynthia Bartfai Kevin Beckham Anita Behnke Lauren Benac Mike Bianco Mike Bickel David Blachly Ernest Blando Mark Bobin Joyce Boer Debra Braman Greg Bruce Kathy Bryan 148 — Juniors Left: K. Kristoff portrayed the devil for Big Little Sister Party. Lori Bukur Chris Burgess Mary Burgess Courtney Burton Colleen Canales Leticia Canchola Sue Carija Toni Carlino Kathy Chalko Margaret Chevigny Edgar Crisostomo Tina Cicco Eva Claypool Jackie Cleveland Chris Colie Kevin Collins Phyllis Comerford Jackie Conroy Andrea Corgan Francois Cortina Robert Craig Chris Cunningham Denise Czapko Mark Daniel Toni Dauro Paula DeBois N ancy DeGan Cheryl Dent Julie Dickerson Susan Doffin Juniors — 149 Linda Jaworski John Jenkins Mark Kacmar Donald Kaminski Robert Karafin Maria Kienzynski Frank Kissel John Kopchik Larry Koval Pam Krajnak Mark Krcmaric Karen Kristoff Devery Krupchak Maureen Kuchta Pete Kutsugeras Marie Kwilasz Judy Ladra Vernon Landeck James Laskowski Susan Lazorik Pat Lepp 152 — Juniors John Levenda Peter Liber Rosemarie Lopez David Lozano Florence Magallon Michael Mallonee Mark Manley Mark Manuel Nancy Marcotte Denise Marulic Joe Mathews Paula Mathis Brian McPherson Stephen Mendoza Opposite Page: Left: “All we want for Christmas are our two front teeth.” Right: M. Mallonee and K. Pazak shove D. Krupchak into the locker. This Page: Left: Juniors taking a break from working on the float. Bottom: E. Crisostomo and F. Santaquilani find something to do after school. Robert Mestrich Theodore Mioduski Anne Mitchell Kathy Mongold Johnnie Montanio Richard Morgan Elizabeth Morrison Nanette Moss Tony Muffoletto Eileen Murphy Michele Murphy Lisa Nacarato Juniors — 153 Opposite Page: Right: Juniors working intensely. Center left: D. Ballinger was ready for action in Spirit Week volleyball. Bottom: Homeroom 116 decorated for Spirit week. This Page: Right: “Why me?” queried M. Kwilasz. Below: Juniors making last preparations on prize-win- ning float. Bruce St. Germain Sharon Stinar Janine Stinson Tom Strimbu Susan Sum Kevin Sylve Michael Szymanski Joseph Tassone James Teso Patti Teso Debbi Torres Diane Trafny Tony Traicoff Mary Tsampis 156 — Juniors Keith Underwood Luciana Urban Carmen Vasquez Richard Vasquez Glenn Verde Michelle Verduzco Pat Vidal Allison Vidimos Robert Vidmich Valerie Viscloski John Walsh Kerry Warded Alice White Jeanne Whitney Joseph Wiedemanii Connie Wiley Debra Williams Jackie Witczak Luis Zacarias Theresa Zakutansky David Zaloudek John Zembillas Juniors — 157 u Stephen Allison Eileen Aragon The Class of ’75 exemplifies well the process of becoming. Over the span of four years, the class of ’75 has directed an enthusiastic spirit, so evident in the early years, to constructive ends, so evident in the later years. In itself the class has moved together closely and matured considerably. The accomplishments of this class are a testament to its basic spirit — open lunch, ini- tiated by the class of ’75, extended the limitations of trust between students and administration. The better quality of pep assemblies and skits were a product of a greater school spirit. In the reinstitution of the Christ- mas assembly, the bonfire and the talent show, the class demonstrated a regard for tradition as well as change. i ! I I I ! 11 a J M Amado Arceo Janet Argenta James Argenta Jacob Arriero Terese Arvin Lorraine Babagan 160 — Seniors John Barker John Baron David Barrick Clari Benford Lynn Bettens David Bianco Opposite Page: Spirit Week was a suc- cess for Seniors. Top left: J. Hargarten took advantage of the open cafeteria. Top right: Senior girls showed their spirit. Above: Class Officers: Pres. S. Zembillas, V. Pres. V. LaFrossia, Treas. B. Onda, Sec. C. Lesch. Seniors — 161 Dianne Bittner Timothy Blaker Kristine Bley Kathleen Bolinger George Bonich Raymond Borchert Patricia Brady Celeste Brockschmidt Allan Brown Opposite Page: A prospective Home- coming queen. Top right: The guys wer- en’t the only ones who played football A bove: Who, me? 162 — Seniors Nancy Bryan Yvonne Buckhalter Joseph Buergler Michele Burgess Michael Burkhart Susan Burrell Thomas Cafiero Laura Camery Hortence Canchola Valerie Cannon Seniors — 163 Joseph Carlino Steven Chalko Linda Chirby Yvonne Chirby Margaret Cholodinski Lauren Chouinard Christine Christoff Margaret Churilla Gene Ciesielski Mary Ciesielski Thomas Ciesielski Doreen Cisowski JoEllyn Codespoti Beth Cogelja Martha Colon Zoraida Colon 164 — Seniors Carol Colza Elizabeth Conlon Diane Coppinger Jean Corado Deborah Cox Colleen Crandall Top right: What did you learn in school today. Sue? Above: Senior boys show spirit at pep assembly. Gary Crnkovich Kimberly Crossk Seniors — 165 Charles Darmon Glenn Cummings Mike Daugherty Marie Demo William Dickerson Debra Dixon Ray Dobrian Linda Donald John Dougherty Denise Downs Opposite Page: J. White and D. Kristoff show work can be fun. Above center: A pretty smile is always welcome. Robert Dutcher Gary Edwards 166 — Seniors Elizabeth Ellis Philip Ensalaco John Erdelac George Evenocheck John Fallace Anthony Farag Joseph Filipowski Harry Floros Lisa Galanos i James Gaydos John Frankovich Therese Franz Above: I just had my keys a minute ago! Below: Senior girls enjoy lunch- time break. Debra Gough Edward Graveline Mary Rose Genduso Thomas Giannini Michael Gibbs 16 H Seniors Leonard Gregorcyk Ethel Gregory Joseph Grembowicz Nora Griffin Picture Not Available Buzz Harper Marquita Harris Elizabeth Hayes Darlene Hazi Patricia Hecimovich April Heltsley M. Elizabeth Diana Henry Hennessey Seniors — 169 Gina Hill Frank Hoffman Barbara Huettner Joan Huffman Joseph Huerta Michael Hull Mary Carol Hush Stasia Ignarski Theresa Inzerillo 1 70 — Seniors Mary Jo Jankowicz Catherine Jascoviak Henry James Timothy James Opposite Page: We don’t ALWAYS see eye to eye. Right: Everybody wants to be in the picture. Above: A recruit for the C.I.A.? Seniors — 171 Richard Kadar Marie Kamaski Bradley Karagin Dennis Karpen - — Opposite Page: Is there room for one more? This Page: Right: “You’re only as young as the woman you feel.” Above: Could you please repeat that question? Victoria Kmetz Elizabeth Knies Steven Kokos Lynn Kenney Madeline Kesel Patricia Klimek 172 — Seniors Janet Komisarcik Kimberly Konrady Victoria Kovalcik Karen Kovich David Kristoff Thomas Krusa Meller Langford Richard Kunas Jeffrey Lacny Veronica La Frossia Seniors 173 Anthony Laterzo Charles Lazar Lori Lazarian Kim Lennertz Cynthia Lesch Marissa Levenda Gary Loh Mark Louviere David Marovich Kelli Marrie Catherine Martin 174 — Seniors Joseph Martin Mark Matovina Diana Mattei Lawrence Matunas Joni Mazzaro James McConnell Deborah McCune Ronald McGee Kathleen McGue Edward Mele Peter Milbrath Eddie Miles Opposite Page: Oh goody, goody; punch and cookies! This Page: Top: J. Dougherty has a style all his own! Above: But it was on the tip of my tongue. Seniors — 1 75 Maureen Miller Patrick Mills Patricia Minczewski Mark Mizen Loretta Morales Marcia Morrison Gerald Mulloy Debra Murphy Elizabeth Murphy Thomas Nault Joseph Novotny Judith Nowak 176 — Seniors Michael O’Connor Robert Onda Thomas Orton Kathryn Page Barbara Palansky Christine Pazak r Opposite Page: K. Konrady and L. Morales learn the basics. This Page: Top: J. Carlino gives ’em a hand. Above: Two can do a job better than one. James Pease Robert Penn Deborah Perrotta Ronald Persin Susan Petrites Ann Poracky Seniors — 177 Raymond Ramusack Joseph Razumich Michael Reardon Patrick Reardon Peter Reba Elizabeth Rendina Patricia Renslow Lynn Rice Cheryl Richter Kathy Rettig Terry Ridgley Richard Rondinelli 178 — Seniors Diane Roszkowski Laura Roszkowski Maureen Ryan Mark Saberniak Amaryllis Sanchez Nicholas Santaquilani Seniors — 179 Opposite Page: I’m not the one who did it! Left: What will our future scientists come up with next? Above: T. Arvin and J. Gaydos relax a minute after class. Phillip Santucci Donna Sapone Lorraine Sattler Ronald Santelik Regina Schafer Lola Schiesser Edward Schutz John Scully Opposite right: Where DO you go after the games, Larry? Opposite left: Say cheese! Above: Listen Sweetheart! Thomas Sgambelluri Larri Sharp Scott Senak Robert Senzina 180 — Seniors Timothy Sheeran Sherry Sheffer Michael Shoemaker Pamela Shoemaker Joan Shonske Eric Shropshire Pamela Simko Susan Singel Seniors — 181 Bernard Smith William Smith Donna Sohacki Mary Sopko Roberto Sosa Paul Sotak Debra Spangler Brian Sperl Alan Stalmah Cynthia Starkey Thomas Stinar Michael Strimbu Mark Suelzer Lisa Surber 182 — Seniors Jeffery Taylor Miriam Tournai Kathleen Tracy George Tutto Dianne Van Cleef Michael Vaughan Opposite Page: Was that Lola? Top right: Retreats provided a time of medi- tation. Above: J. White took another lap. Gerald Verdeyen Michael Verdeyen Nelson Vidal A. Scott Vidimos Rebecca Villareal Mary Ann Voss Seniors — 183 Timothy Waite Edmund Wallo Kathleen Wallo Jeffrey Ward Lynetta Ward Gail Warren Deborah Wayman Maureen Wesbecher Ruth Westforth Opposite Page: Our gang comedy! Top center: I see nothing, NOTHING! Above: Keep those cards and letters coming! Jeffrey White 1 84 — Seniors Laura Arriero David Burrell Timothy Dzyacky Kevin Finnerty Charles Grubb Rebecca Kolakovich Martin Mulloy George Pothos Anthony Ross Diane Spasoff Roy Vazquez Peggy White Kent Williams Russell Wilson Michael Wirtz Mary Wleklinski James Wojkovich Larry Wood Patrick Young Norma Zacarias Mary Zambory Savas Zembillas Edward Zych Seniors 185 Right: It was no small task to organize 300+ students to “smile at the birdie.” Center: It took 3 feet of photograph for Walberg Studios to capture the class of 1975 for posterity. Bottom: At Bishop Grutka’s request the Baccalaureate Mass was celebrated at the Cathedral. The Bishop concelebrated with Fr. Schwenzer. Fr. Menner and the Basili- ans. 186 — Seniors Top left: With the same strong support as they had given us for 4 years, the Basilians were with us in the end. Top right: Holy Angels Cathedral was a beautiful setting for Baccalau- reate Mass. Center left: Symbols of the achievements of the Class of ’75, presented at the Offertory, included the State Hockey Trophy offered by L. Matunas. Above: It took four years to reach this point. Left: S. Chalko, M. Matovina and J. Hargarten led the entrance procession. Seniors — 187 Top: Salutatorian D. Cisowski opened the 13th Commencement Exercises. Above: R. Dobrian prepares for his (first? and) last walk across the stage. Center: Proud parents look on as their sons and daughters gather as a class for the final time. Right: M. Cholodinski receives her diploma from Bishop Grutka. 188 — Seniors “Do you not see how everything that happens keeps on being a beginning ?” — Rilke Left: S. Jeanne Ambre gives Fr. Murphy a helping hand. Cen- ter left: S. Ignarski couldn’t hold back the tears. Center right: M. Ballinger found tears of joy were contagious. Bottom left: Now officially “graduates,” all listen to the Valedictory Address given by R. Ramusack. Bottom right: . . . And then for some. Graduation Day wasn’t quite so emotional. ■ K PERSONAL PATRONS A Friend Mr. and Mrs. William Baranczylc Beneficial Finance Co. of Merrillville Mr. and Mrs. Roberf Bruce Richard J. Conroy Raymond DeFabio Freshman Homeroom 107 Dr. Thad B. Hodus Homeroom I 19 Homeroom 204 Mr. Jon J. Lee Mr. and Mrs. Howard Miller Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Murphy Physician ' s Physical Therapy Service, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Ryan Mr. and Mrs. John Wamsher Dr. Herbert Weissman Mr. and Mrs. Clarence C. Wirtz BUSINESS PATRONS Able Paper Janitorial Supplies 3 I West 73rd Avenue Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Aetna Standard I 145 Aetna Street Gary, Indiana 46403 Allied Insurance Agency, Inc. 6695 Broadway Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Allied Travel Agency 1911 Southlake Mall Big Wheel Restaurant 5301 Broadway Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Bresler ' s 33 Flavors 6176 Broadway Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Broadway Pharmacy 1 647 Broadway Gary, Indiana 46407 Broadway Tire 4940 Broadway Gary, Indiana 464 ' Al ' s Clark Station 400 W. 73rd Avenue Merrillville, Indiana 46410 American Supply Co. of Gary, Inc. Audio Fidelity, Inc. 5060 Broadway Gary, Indiana 46408 Bank of Indiana 5617 Massachusetts Street Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Beach Cafe 903 Shelby Street Gary, Indiana 46410 Beach Pharmacy 925 Shelby Street Gary, Indiana 46403 Bronko ' s 4405 Broadway Gary, Indiana 464i Carl ' s Service 4851 Broadway Gary, Indiana 46405 Carmody Medical Corp. 5284 Broadway Gary, Indiana 46408 The Carriage House Peddlers Court Shoppes 420 W. 73rd Avenue G. V. Carter D.D.S. Inc. 7863 Broadway Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Central Florists 423 I Broadway Gary, Indiana 46409 The Chatterbox Restaurant 7205 Broadway Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Chicken Unlimited 5524 Broadway Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Cliff ' s Body Shop I 1420 E. Ridge R oad Gary, Indiana Combined Warehouses 5 1 50 Massachusetts Street Merrillville, Indiana 46409 Walter Cook Insurance Agency, Inc. 7 1 95 Broadway Merrillville, Indiana 464 l 6 " C " Thomas Chevrolet, Inc. 650 E. 5th Ave. Gary, Indiana 46402 The Cycle Scene 44 W. 67th Avenue Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Dance Conservatory of the Dunes 301 South Lake Street Gary, Indiana 46403 Dunkin ' Donuts 5775 Broadway Merrillville, Indiana 46410 East Gary Drugs 4294 Central East Gary, Indiana 46405 190 — Patrons Best Wishes to the Class of 1975 From MERRI-BOWL Snack Bar Pizza Lounge Upstairs Downstairs Ballroom for All Occasions 7610 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 769-2449 Jeannine Eckert ' s Beauty Salon 5490 Broadway Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Ferguson Decorating 3542 Central Avenue East Gary, Indiana 46405 J. M. Foster Inc. P.O. Bo M 750 Gary, Indiana 46401 Fran ' s Auto Sales 73rd and Broadway Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Frest Dairy Queen 35 1 6 Broadway Gary, Indiana 46409 Frontierland 432 W. Joliet Street Schererville, Indiana 46375 Greater Selection Highest Quality and Lower Price GTS Discount Prices Open Daily 8 a.m. Till I I p.m. Sunday 8 a.m. Till 9 p.m. WISE WAY FOODS 5340 Broadway Plaza Merrillville, IN 46410 Seven Convenient Locations to Serve You Patrons — MEMORY LANE CARDS GIFTS Crossroads Shop. Ctr. 6 1 26 Broadway Plaza Merrillville, IN 980-1830 Here’s Gary Crnkovich trying on one of Bob Weaver’s many tuxedo fashions. BOB WEAVER TUXEDOS 732 Broadway 6864 Broadway Gary Merrillville Gary Floor Refinishing Company (Armstrong Tiles) 5495 Broadway Gary, Indiana 46409 Gary National Bank P.O. Box 209 Gary, Indiana 46401 Gary Office Equipment Company 701 West 5th Avenue Gary, Indiana 46402 Georgetown Manor 8000 Broadway Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Glidden Paint Center 5454 Broadway PI. Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Goad ' s House of Tennis Twin Towers — North Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Golden Coin Restaurant 4635 E. Dunes Highway Gary, Indiana Grant St. Dairy Queen 3075 Grant Street Gary, Indiana Rep. Jewell G. Harris Indiana State Representative 600 Cleveland Gary, Indiana 46404 Holloway Lumber Construction Co., Inc. 1115 Broadway Gary, Indiana 46407 Hunch Furs 3654 Broadway Gary, Indiana 46408 Hunter ' s Inn 3861 Broadway Gary, Indiana 46409 Inland Steel Co. 32 1 0 Watling East Chicago, Indiana 46312 J. B. Auto Sales Ripply and Central East Gary, Indiana Joseph ' s Pharmacy Inc. 900 West 5th Avenue Gary, Indiana 46402 Lansing Studio Box 3 1 I Beverly Shores, Indiana 46301 Larsons ' Lumber Inc. 2701 W. 45th Avenue Gary, Indiana 46408 Lennertz Fireplace Store, Inc. 2910 E. 83 rd Place Merrillville, Indiana 46410 192 Patrons MEDICAL PERSONNEL POOL R.N. ' s, L.P.N. ' s, Live-ins, DEPENDABLE NURSING SERVICE Nurses Aides, Male Attendants All Personnel Experienced, Insured, Bonded. We Recruit, Screen, Handle Payroll. ■ In Hospital, Home, or Nursing Home. (l f fMEDICALI j) |) Day or Night — Hours to Suit You. PERSONNEL Client Satisfaction Assured. R p v oo ii l|f Reg. Nurse Supervision. 5401 Broadway Applicants Welcome 981-2168 Your Good Neighbor Bank Not Far From Where You Are Gary National Bank Member: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Patrons 193 Longe Optical of America Inc. Merrillville Bakery Nason ' s Appliance 3409 N. Anthony 7 1 39 Broadway 4989 Broadway Fort Wayne, Ind. 46805 Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Gary, Indiana Mason, Gilyan Hanson Meschede Realty Nob Hill Estates Attorneys at Law 30 West 53rd Avenue Hobart, Ind. 46342 5429 Broadway Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Miller Drug Co. Inc. Orbesen Construction Co. Inc. Phillips McColly Inc. 540 S. Lake Street 9 1 7 Madison Street 7200 Broadway Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Gary, Ind. 46403 Gary, Ind. 46402 Mr. Alley ' s Pampalone Pharmacy Meadows Apothecary 6615 Broadway 3776 Broadway 5 1 50 Broadway Gary, Ind. 46408 Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Gary, Ind. 46408 HOBART FEDERAL SAVINGS LOAN Hobart ' s Only Community-Owned Financial Institution 555 E. 3rd Street Hobart, Indiana Edward J. Burns, James F. Burns, Terrence P. Burns BURNS MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC. — Serving — All National and Religious Groups Two Convenient Locations — Parking Facilities Spacious Air Conditioned Chapels 886-9154 675 Adams Street Gary, Indiana 46402 887-0518 4236 Broadway Gary, Indiana 46408 THE TOP DOG 46 1 0 Broadway Gary Phone:887-1843 Koney Dogs Hamburgers Homema de Chili " Better Than the Best " 194 — Patrons We Want to Take Your Picture in a Big Way PAUL VINCENT STUDIO 6860 Broadway Merrillville, Indiana Fourteen Convenient Locations Bank of ndiana NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Administrative and Trust Offices — Twin Towers, Merrillville Phone: 219 769-3391 600 W. 81st St. U.S. Route 30 Merrillville, IN 46410 Phone: 2 1 9 836-8000 Chicago: 3 1 2 73 I -9048 79 1 Ridge Road Munster, IN 46321 Patrons — 195 3729 BROADWAY, GARY, INDIANA y Instruction by Certified High School Driving Instructors V Qualify For Insurance Discount V We Will Pick You Up Office Phone 884 3702 WE ENDEAVOR TO DO THE RIGHT THING EVERY TIME! We keep our business simple because we like to sleep at night and simple because there ' s a lot to be done in this world that cant be done if your head is always full of schemes to make money. So, we run a very simple business. We sell and service cars and want very much to sell you a car; if you need one. We promise to please you. Try us. 33 Wf HUM a vwnr ■ simple busmen TOWNSEND PONTIAC 6300 Broadway Phone 980-0980 196 — Patrons Wishing You Success LACH FUNERAL HOME Joseph J. Lach, IV — (1 963-64) Linda Sue Lach — Class of 70 Barbara Anne Lach — Class of 73 Mary Kafhleen Lach — Class of 77 LACH OF MILLER Barbara M. Lach Owner-Director 6121 Miller Ave. Gary, Indiana Phone 938-5100 l)-l -s Formals — Frocks — Bridal Garments Flowers — Gifts — Accessories 7005 Madison Street Merrillville, Indiana 46410 Phone Merrillville: 769-3454 Gary: 883-1008 Perfection Furniture Inc. 7320 Broadway Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Phipps Funkey, Realtors 5525 Broadway Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Piatak Meats 6200 Broadway Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Len Poliak Buick Opel 7301 E . Melton Rd. Gary, Indiana | u Porsche Audi Southlake, Inc. 3733 Garfield Street Gary, Ind. 46408 The Potpourri Shoppe 5880 Harrison Street Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Remy Construction Compar 3712 Hayes Street Gary, Ind. 46408 Ribordy Drugs Eight Convenient Locations in Lake and Porter Counties Ricochet Pizza 5004 Broadway Gary, Ind. 46408 Roma Old Mill 35 W. 73rd Avenue Merrillville, Ind. 464 1 Of.. Round the Clock Restaurant I I I West 5th Avenue Gary, Ind. 46402 Ruth ' s Gold Room 48 West 67th Place Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Sander ' s Ready- Inc. 3800 Rhode Jjfend St., Box 1834 Gary, Ind. 4640 jjf Scarsdale Pharmacy 73 7 Jst43rd Scholl ' s Footwear 5474 Broadway Plaza Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Vito J. Sgambelluri Real Estate 959 West 56th Place Merrillville, Ind. 46410 THE jJOrOMMERCIAL BANK CROWN POINT • INDIANA Commercial Bank Independence Hill Branch 1 1 5 South Court Street Route 30 and Route 55 Crown Point, Indiana Merrillville, Indiana ERDELAC BROS. SERVICE Mobil Road Service Tires Snow Plow Service Mobil Products 4500 Broadway Gary, Indiana Phone: 884-6875 Don and Matt Erdelac The family restaurant even a father could love! FRED LARSON ' S No Tipping Carry Out Available 2 Service Lines for Speedy Service 6880 East U.S. 20 (In Miller) 938 7899 938 0950 Also Try the New Bonanza-Split Ice Cream Parlour 198 — Patrons Shaver Chevrolet 18033 Halstead Str eet | Homewood, Illinois The Sherwin Williams Co. 325 Broadway kary, Ind. 46409 Albert A. Slater Furniture 7320 Broadway Merrillville, Ind. Smith and 500 West Merrillville, I Sokit ' s Bakery 901 W. 5th Ayenue Steeltex Industries Inc. 6 Russell Street Hammond, Indiana Stilinovich, Palmer 4 Wiatrolik 42 I 3 Broadway Gary, Ind. 46409 Suburban Electric I 300 Michigan Gary, Ind. 46401 Sy ' s Food Mart Inc. 6161 Cleveland Street Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Kenneth J. Thomas, D.D. 1000 East 80th Place Merrillville, Ind. 46410 Tri City Lighthouse 4519 Tri City Plaza Gary, Ind. 46406 Turkey Creek Pharmacy 65 West 68th Place Merrillville, Indiana Union Florist 1 520 Grant Street Gary, Ind. 46404 United Steel Workers of America District Director Sam Evett Local Union I0I0U.S.W.A. 3703 Euclid Avenue East Chicago, Ind. 463 1 2 Chuck Wheeler Restaurants 1877 Center Street Portage, Ind. 46368 55th Avenue Pharmacy 5490 Broadway Plaza Merrillville, Ind. 46410 49th Avenue Bakery 49 1 3 Broadway Gary, Ind. 46409 3t te matiot a( P tomotiows $nc. 4310 W.45IAVE. ( AKY. I l». PMIMIWI CONSlillANIS COMMERCIAL PERSONAL HIGH SCHOOL DANCES CONCERTS SWEET 16 PARTY ENGAGEMENTS SHOWERS WEDDINGS TRIPS TOURS VACATIONS 319-9 0 3993 We Handle Evefy Aspect From Tickets To Enteitainmen COUPLtTE PRIMING fACIlllllS IREt PICK UP OELIVtRY HIGH SCHOOL BOOSTER BOOKS COMMENCEMENT CARDS RESUMES CLUB FLYERS TICKETS POSTERS BROCHURES PROGRAMS CUSTOM DESIGNS ON T SHIRTS AND UNIFORMS ONE OF THE LARGEST WEDDING INVITATION MANUFACTURERS IN THE MIDWEST SPECIALTIES AND PREMIUMS PERSONAL t COMMERICIAL STATIONARY BUSINESS CARDS RUBBER STAMPS CATALOGUES ALL TYPES OF BUSINESS FORMS XEROX COPIES xJ tiendQy 24 94 oun Qem ice ' s " The Business Buildets " E fi r Patrons — 199 Athletic Department Mary Bestich Larry Billick Sev Bonomo Mr. Nick Bukur Maggie Ede for cover design and coordi- nated lettering Sister Gilmary Frances Gomez Mike Holcomb Father Klein Kim Konrady Bob Lewis of Lewis Color Studio Sister Maria Goretti Debbie McEwan Greg Nowesnick Steve Predaina Pam Richter Mrs. Betty Sawyer Brian Sperl Mrs. Betty Yurechko Ed Zych


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