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5 fHcc M A THE RHODODENDRON APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA THE RHODODENDRON APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVETSSITY BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA The yearbook even Orwell couldn ' t predict. This yearbook, The 1984 Rhododendron, is for you, the students of ASU. How trite. That exact sentence has been used by every editor of every yearbook ever produced. It has the ring of the ' big He ' used so effectively by political hacks and P.R. executives. If yearbooks are really produced for students, then why do so few students buy them? Why is the yearbook publishing industry slowly dying off? Why are many universities curtailing yearbook programs entirely? We on the staff of The 1984 Rhododendron, by and large, share the obvious contempt and dislike which so many students have toward the ' basic ' yearbook. We are, by and large, a staff with little or no experience in the production of yearbooks. We are a varied assembly of journalists, photographers, and designers who were willing to work their butts off to create a yearbook unlike anything ever seen before. Our premise was simple - what HAS been seen before is no longer relevant, marketable, or of value to the vast majority of students. In essence, we are a group of people who not only believe that yearbooks were boring, poorly designed, and archaic, but also that a yearbook could be created which was exciting, well designed, and fun to read. This book is the result of our efforts, and our efforts were monumental. Quality, after all, demands a lot of time and hard work. We have tried to do all of those things which students have wanted in a yearbook for " Our premise was simple - that what has been seen before in yearbooks is no longer relevant, marketable, or of value to students. " - Steven Boyd, Editor ages: twice as many color pages with five times the number of color prints; effectively organized, modern design and graphics as opposed to what I call the ' trash compactor layout ' so evident in other books; well reported and written journalism as opposed to the flaky, ' featuresque ' writing style so often used in the past; and an outrageous doubling of the total number of photographs of students - from a previous average of 800 prints to over 1600. Sure, we have missed covering a few of the more than 200 clubs and organizations on campus, and even 1600 photos cannot insure that YOUR picture is in the book. There is a point at which realistic goals become illusionary fantasies, and attempting to cover every group, every person, and every event on a campus of this size definitely falls into the illusion category. Given that there exists here at ASU and on many other campuses very little if any administrative support for the yearbook program (whether in budgets, supervision, input or even emotional support), it truly falls upon you, the student for whom this book was produced, to help us feel that the 40-hour weeks at an average of lOc per hour, missed classes and exams. lowered GPA ' s, all-night work sessions, and (believe me), stomach ulcers and dangerously frayed nerves, were worth the effort. This is no joke; we as a staff have worked so hard and long on this thing, with so little recognition or input from the university, that it approaches the psychotic. Ultimately, if I had it to do over again - knowing what I now know concerning a university ' s expectations that a yearbook will be pulled out of a magic hat the third week of April, supplying NO information akin to that received by a newspaper, with NO phone calls from clubs or academic departments concerning events or story ideas, and with NO memos inquiring as to our progress or achievement - I would not attempt the project. This university, having gained close to $30,000.00 from the yearbook for other projects when it switched to a subscription plan, is already in the process of deciding whether or not to phase-out this publication. Now it is only a numbers game, the future of the yearbook resting upon how many students will fork out the $5.00, $7.00 or $10.00, in advance for a book produced by an ignored and severely underpaid and unappreciated staff. The plan is to gain another $10-$15,000 over the next few years by eliminating the print-cost student-fee budget entirely, and further raising the price-per-book. You, the student body, have the right to know these facts and figures, and you, the student body, will ultimately decide whether The Rhododendron will survive. Unlike this year ' s Greek housing proposal, Student Activities Room, H ' appy ' s entertainment center, and a hundred other costly projects which the university supports and is asking you to pay for, the yearbook no longer fulfills the marketing-tool role to increase enrollment and the coffers of this institution. Slide shows and media presentations have taken its place in the important area of student recruitment. The only remaining ' market ' , or reason for the continued existence of the yearbook, is you - the student body of Appalachian State University. This, then, is the ' state of the yearbook ' at ASU and throughout the country. That this yearbook exists at all is testimony to the great determination and dedication of a select few, the staff of The 1984 Rhododendron. My gratitude to them is immeasurable, and I hope this bound volume makes the effort worth the trials. Steven S. Boyd Editor Design Director The 1984 Rhododendron THE RHODODENDRON APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA FEATURES ACADEMICS SPORTS PEOPLE Changes: Composing our 3 introduction to the Features section, a review of the nnajor happenings of the year, from windmiii departures to King Street condos. Features Introduction 16 Environment: One major 18 draw ' for ASU lives in the beauty and diversity of its locaie. Festivals 28 Supportive Services 38 Medio Wizardry 48 Residence Life 58 Rockin ' and Rollln ' 66 Performance: On Stage 74 Religious Groups 92 Community Service 98 The Body Politic 102 The Greek Experience 112 Photo Gallery 120 Journey Through 134 Academics: Travelling from registration toward the big day of commencement Symposium: Intro 150 Symposium: 152 General College Symposium: Watauga 154 Symposium: 157 Arts and Sciences Symposium: Business Symposium: Fine Applied Arts Symposium: Learning 8c 183 Human Development Symposium: Graduate School ASU Honors 191 196 Action In Academics: 204 ideas, people . programs. Photo Gallery 214 Sports Introduction: Broken stereotypes. 226 Sports Spirit 230 Popular Athletics 238 Intramurals 250 Spring Sports: 262 Combatting mother nature. Fall Sports: 272 Varsity athletes gain pride through achievement. Varsity Teams 296 Player Profiles: 300 The nominees for Player of the Year honors. Players of the Year 306 Photo Gallery: 308 Capturing the action on film. Appalachian People: 324 A small sampling of a very diverse student population. Portraits: Graduate Students 338 Portraits: Seniors 339 Portraits: Juniors 350 Portraits: Sophomores 360 Portraits: Freshmen 372 Photo Gallery: Over 392 two hundred photographs of ASU students, in every conceivable situation. Last Word: Paul Baker 414 speaks for us all of roman candle burn-outs. Index 415 CHANGES TURNED TO SCRAP Dismantled into an assortment of parts, gears, and chopped-up blades, Boone ' s largest tourist attraction slipped quietly out of town. ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE HOBBS Like many of the students who come to ASU the windmill that once stood a top Howard ' s Knob proved to be only a transient four year resident. Billed as " the world ' s largest wind- driven generator " the windmill was more successful at generating a flurry of attention rather than electricity. Televi- sion crews came from all over to report on it. So many tourists travelled up the road to see it that local residents began to feel like traffic cops. Even a cult of sorts was formed by a group who called themselves " Wooshies " and light- heartedly revered the machine. Born of an idea within the federal government in the early 1970 ' s the windmill became the prized child of the Department of Energy, NASA, General Electric, the Blue Ridge Electrical Membership Co-op, and locals. Construc- tion began in June of 1978 and was completed by July 1979 when dedication services were held. Local residents and students alike kept their eyes attended to the top of the hill overlooking Boone watching for any sign of movement from the 220 foot wingspan. Occasionally the attentive were rewarded. At times the blades moved slowly. Being tested at various angles to the wind, operators rotated the blades. It was a rare day when the windmill was seen in full splendor with nothing but the wind driving it. The project was quickly beset by problems. Howard ' s Knob residents complained of television interference, vibrations, and a mysterious " booming " sound. Continuing mechanical problems culminated in the breaking of the 22 " It met every objective except one, and that was simply that it was never turned over to the electric utility to operate. " -Bob Bumgarner bolts that held the windmill ' s blades to the generator shaft. The various agencies and firms involved scrambled for ideas and money in an effort to continue the experiment. However, in a climate of governmental austerity, administrators were hesitant to commit funds to a project that had run up a tab of $30 million and promised more unknown costs. The pride of Boone was scuttled. Persons connected with the project insist that the windmill was not a failure. " It met every objective except one, " said Bob Bumgarner of BREMCO, " and that was simply that it was never turned over to the electric utility to operate. " It was the first machine to generate 2000 kilowatts of electricity from the power of the wind and the experience gained has been applied to the building and operation of three similar windmills in the state of Washington. But it ' s all history now. On August 17th, just as students began drifting back into town the week before registration, workmen burned off bolts and the first blade was taken off. The next day the second one was removed. By the time we had memorized our class schedules the windmill was gone. The machine that had known a whirlwind of fanfare slipped out of town on flatbed trucks. During the first few days of the 1983 faltj semester, workmen came to Boone to dismantle the windmill. At top, the burning off of bolts to allow crane operators to lower the blade to the ground. Middle, one blade has been removed. Bottom, the first blade comes to rest on the ground. CHANGES BEAUTY VS. BIG BUCKS In the headlong rush for development and profit, will the high country ' s greatest attraction - scenic beauty, be destroyed? ARTICLE BY ANGELO CERCHIONE PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVID HUNTLEY Someone sees an outlandish gas station or an obtrusive condominium and reacts to the sight. Tutored or untutored, he or she knows that something is wrong and asks, " Why do they permit this to happen? " The question takes us back to Earth Day and the words of the most often quoted possum of the seventies, Pogo: " We have met the enemy and he is us. " The problem is one of aesthetics - of the violation of beauty and the thoughtful preservation in the midst of necessary development. No one runs for office in this area with a campaign slogan that blares: " We gotta stay beautiful! " and yet, most people are drawn to the area or refuse to leave it because of its beauty. In this beauty, there is more than satisfaction. There is also money. Look at the numbers. This area entertains a million tourists a year who spend $45 million while visiting. That $45 million stimulates other spending as it trickles down from some 1,600 people directly employed in tourist-related industries to others - a multiplier effect five times greater than the initial expenditure. Economic studies show that this figure will increase, if permitted. " If permitted " brings us back to aesthetics. Those with money and mobility come here now because of our " visual amenities. " Consistently, tourists answer the question on survey after survey, " Why did you come to this area? " with one word: " scenery. " To them, every other attraction is considered secondary. Unfortunately, that scenery is becoming frayed. Uncollected roadside junk, uncon- demned derelict housing, indiscriminate tree cutting, obscenely large signs, flashing lights, grotesquely-colored ser- vice stations, violated flood plains, gouged and ungrassed banks - all offend the sensibilities. Understand, this is no list of complaints by the prissy. People with money come here to enjoy the scenery. When the enjoyment is diminished, the moneyed and mobile will move away and find a new beautiful place. When they do, a quarter billion dollars will go with them. Of greater importance, but harder yet to teach, is that beauty is a measure of environmental health. We look in a mirror to learn something of our condition. Some of us still need to learn how to look into nature ' s mirror and measure fitness. But not all of us are blind to the importance of environmental preserva- tion, for there have been important steps taken to repair damage, educate the laity, and make things right. The state ' s ridge line legislation and Boone ' s tree preserva- tion and sign ordinances are recent positive in steps taken by local and state leaders. These steps have been taken none too soon. The southeastern and central sunbelt is attracting more and more Americans who are escaping the cold north. The move into the south-west will be slowed by the diminishing water table, making the beauty and water-rich Ap- palachian mountains even more popular. The test of the future is how well we can accommodate growth (for the courts will not act to stem the tide by closing the door to migration) and preserve a prudent degree of environmental health. In the mountains of North Carolina there is nothing frivolous in lobbying for aesthetics. It is a measure of our health and an indication of our ability to cope with all of those tomorrows. CHANGES DRY COUNTY BLUES The University attempts to substitute for a ciosed-down Blowing Rock, but will it be enough to satiate the student body ' s thirst? ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY BABETTE MUNN Having friends over for dinner and wine or going out with friends to have a cold beer are not easy tasks in Boone. To top it off the nightlife in Blowing Rock has seen better days. But amidst all the changes, the university has rallied to provide a music hall for the students, and there may soon be a referendum for beer in Boone. There exists a long history of conflict concerning alcohol in North Carolina and Watuaga County. When the 21st Amend- ment was passed, Prohibition was halted. But while most of the state went wet, Watuaga County was left dry. With time Blowing Rock became the watering hole for the area. P.B. Scott ' s Music Hall and Clydes to name a few were the night spots for ASU students. P.B. Scott ' s had some great bands pass through its doors, including B. B. King, The Dregs, The Nighthawks, Papa John Creech, and Arlo Guthrie, just to name a few. You still hear talk of the memories created at P.B. ' s, but what was once a music hall and gathering place for friends, will soon become condominiums. The growing controversy with the ABC Board over disproportion- ate food to alcohol sales and the town of Blowing Rock ' s complaints of noise and litter brought the final demise to P.B. ' s and Clydes. Bucky Carter, a senior Industrial Arts major, said, " nightlife plummeted when places closed down. You don ' t have as much of a chance to meet people. There are more open parties now, but they ' re packed and outrageous. " As bars were closing the laws were getting stricter in other ways. The drinking age was raised to 19 and the D.U.I, laws were made much more strict. If someone blows a .10 or more on the breathalizer test, it costs them their license for 10 days and by refusing to take the test drivers receive a mandatory one year suspension of driving privileges. Concern over these new restrictions was shown by the administration of ASU. The Office of Residence Life got involved by setting up a week long Happy Appy Hour, showing students how to entertain and make drinks without alcohol. But to accommodate an even broader range of students the Social Activities Room in the Student Union became the hub for free entertainment and brownbagging. Al- though the limit of six beers per person was tightly controlled, it didn ' t seem to stop the students from attending. The capacity in the Social Activity room was 220 and some evenings crowds of 600 would wait in line. When the program was deemed a success, a new larger facility called H ' Appy ' s became an even bigger reality. SGA President, Ken Talley said, " Other universities are following suit with H ' Appy ' s. They see we have a unique set-up. " The emphasis of H ' Appy ' s is entertainment, and not the brownbagging of six-packs. Spring semester saw many changes, including a successful forum, organized by Eastridge cluster, called " Boone on the Rocks. " Said Talley, " A lot of things became clearer during the forum, includ- ing the discussion of possibly holding a referendum for beer in Boone. Hopefully people will start seeing that it ' s not students vs. the Boone citizens. " Talley commented how the town could profit from beer in Boone. He said, " It could lower the tax basis. Some counties put the sales revenues into the county school system an d Boone could do the same. " The results of the different changes this past year could be varied and prohibition may linger, but possibly this story will become history in a long scenario of ' the alcohol issue ' . Who knows, one day may find students, professors and townspeople alike stroll- ing downtown for a sandwich and a frothy draft in the company of friends. Jif i ' . Nk, fV-oxi UrxkiWiieMi May Po.1 t«v Betf ot TJnIwIified Wmes • No Pt ' -von Under 21 Years May Pu.tho5cfo tifiecl Wines • T)-r, EshiWisJYiierl Requires 2 Idef if ' calion Documents Fo» The Purchase Of Alcoholic Beverages CHANGES SOUNDS OF MUSIC The $7.1 million dollar Broyhill Music Center utilizes the latest in sound technology, pro- viding ASU with a true music showcase. ARTICLE BY CATHY METCALF PHOTOGRAPHY BY KAILA HIRES " I miss the sound of music, " said Mr. Bill McCloud, Music Department Chair- person. How can anyone miss the sound of music in a $7.1 million dollar music center filled with some 300 students singing, tooting, and plucking? The control of sound, however, is an outstand- ing feature of ASU ' s new Broyhill Music Center. McCloud explained that the Center was designed and built so well that he has to open practically every door to hear the ensembles rehearse. " In I. G. Greer I heard every note and every word each instructor said. Although I miss the sound of music, I now enjoy concerts more because they are fresh and exciting. " The latest in sound technology was used in the new Center which replaces the outdated I. G Greer facility. Each of the four floors is built into the ground as the structure climbs up the hill, a design which dampens the sound more effective- ly than sound-proofing material between the floors. The walls are filled with sterilized sand, and the small, empty rooms are strategically placed around practice rooms to help contain sound. Walls rest on vinyl cushions, and ceilings are hung with rubber insulators to eliminate the transmission of noise and vibrations. The 90,000 square foot building contains more than 30 studio offices and over 50 practice rooms. Each of the department ' s 100 pianos can be used at the same time, and no one will be bothering anyone else. There is a computer room for computer-assisted learning and testing, an electronic piano lab, instrument repair and storage rooms, and choral, instrumental, and music libraries. " Our new library is 20 times larger, " said Karen Hodge, a graduate student in music. " I can remember when the choral music was kept in the closet of a professor ' s office in I. G. Greer. " Within the music library are individual and group listening booths. The choral and instrumental rehear- sal halls each seat several hundred people. Both extend upward two floors, an accoustical design allowing a choral director to pick out a single voice in a group of 300 singers. The instrumental rehearsal room has an observation deck for audio-visual filming. For public performances, the Center ' s recital hall seats 150 and its concert hall, 500. Planning for the center began in 1969. Dr. William Spencer, Building Committee Chairperson, worked diligent- ly on this project and saw construction set underway in 1980. Through his determin- ation and hard work, ASU has a music building that will be up-to-date and appreciated for many years. The final touches are scheduled for completion in early 1985. By May of this year, a $250,000 organ should be in place behind the stage in the concert hall. This custom-built pipe organ from Casavant Freres of Quebec was designed in consultation with Dr. Max Smith, professor of organ and church music. Mr. and Mrs. Broyhill of Lenoir and their four children contributed the funds for the organ and provided major funding for the building as well. In the past, many ASU music graduates have enjoyed success in the areas of the music profession: teaching, performing, and business. If the new music facility is any indication of the future, ASU should see an increased success among graduating music majors. Marion Gmerek, a Flag Corps member, echoes the sentiments of all who use the Broyhill Music Center when she said, " There ' s no doubt that it ' s a great improvement over what we had. " CHANGES EDUCATION IN CRISIS With standards slipping and remedial classes filled to overflowing, has our educational system reached a crisis point? ARTICLE BY KRISTIN KOPREN Kids coming into college are not prepared for college reading. That ' s the opinion of Dr. Gary Moorman of ASU ' s Reading Education Department. Moor- man stated that although general reading levels in this country have risen, a decline has been seen in the ability to read high-level, critical material. This creates problems for America, because if we are to run a highly technological society, the basic minimum reading level is not sufficient. The problem emerged in the 1960 ' s as a growing social awareness developed. Inequity in schooling for blacks, Hispan- ics, and women was finally dealt with through an attempt to raise educational standards for these groups. Both Pre- sidents Kennedy and Johnson established equal educational opportunities out of a need for " a high level of literacy, " Moorman explained. Funding was pushed in this direction, and " more people read at a minimum level than ever before. " Thus, while the commitment was made to lower level readers, the critical reading skills suffered. Moorman citied the decline of average SAT scores over the past 13 to 14 years as evidence of this. He said that the decline has " bottomed out " at this point. He pointed out the contradictions that appear in our educa- tional system; general reading levels are up, while high level reading abilities have declined. Another factor that has affected the educational system is the high number of working mothers that has come about over the past decade. He explained that the schooling that is provided to younger children is basically just care with little education. With qualified people, " Kids learn a lot before they come to school. " ASU ' s Early Childhood Degree was created as an attempt to remedy this problem, however, " Those people don ' t really have any jobs, " said Moorman. ASU has been affected by the problems caused by this deterioration of reading abilities. When Moorman came to Boone four years ago, 24 of the incoming freshmen placed into Develop- mental Reading. By last year the figure had jumped to 34 . Moorman has seen " a noticable decline in basic reading skills " during that period. This idea is reinforced by the rise in the number of students enrolled in College Reading and Study Skills. Upon his arrival, there were 200 to 250 students enrolled in this course. The fall semester of this year saw 330 students in the classes, while another 250 took it this spring in what Moorman calls " a noticable increase. " College Reading and Study Skills classes are taught by graduate students. Speed reading and vocabulary are emphasized, along with " college survival skills. " These include time management, study techniques, note taking, how to read different type texts, and test taking skills. Moorman says that ASU is now " more or less average, " and " catching up and becoming more like other colleges. " He says that scores everywhere are falling, due to the fact that " kids are not learning to read in elementary and high school. " Joe Watts, Director of Admissions, says, " Standards have not dropped here. Students most qualified to do the work here are accepted. " The two criteria that are used to judge an applicant ' s qualifica- tions to perform here academically are achievement in high school and scholastic aptitude. Scholastic aptitude is measured by the SAT. Watts said the scores fluctuated, but there was not a definite decline. He said last year was the best in the past eight years. The director attributes the decline that did occur to the fact that there are " a lot fewer students to draw from. " He added that UNC Chapel Hill may also be dipping lower into the pool of applicants to meet its quotas. Appalachian at one time talked about not dropping the standards, but the school " needs 1800 to 1900 (freshmen) to pay the bills, " he said. Watts stated the goal of admissions is to " maintain the levels of enrollment and qualified students that we now have. " . FUN IS WHERE YOU FIND IT Boone provides the ASU student with a unique challenge: the search for something to do during free hours and on weel ends. It takes a little imagination, but the challenge can be met without fleeing down the mountainside to more ' cosmopolitan ' climes. ARTICLE BY PAUL BAKER Boone, it has often been said, is a boring place to go to schooL The mass of cars headed down the mountain every weekend stuffed with students expecting a wild time in Raleigh or Charlotte attests to this fact. Admittedly, Boone is not as glamorous as the sprawling megalopolises for which these escapees yearn. It ' s not as easy to have a good time in Boone. The few movies which come to this altitude are usually horrible and restaurants can be prohibitively expensive. Even the time honored ritual of student drunkeness has been thwarted by the powers that be. Boone is still dry, and Blowing Rock isn ' t what it used to be. The bars and bands are gone, and P.B. Scott ' s Music Hall has been sold to make way for more condominiums. The Blowing Rock legacy is dead, and the weekend refugees continue to flock down the mountain in droves. Too bad. Boone, really, has a lot to offer. It ' s just that one has to dig for it. The most obvious entertainment resource, the mountains themselves, provide some of the most spectacular scenery this side of China. A day ' s hike through the woods or a highland pasture out-strips a smoky barroom anytime. These mountains are the backbone of this continent, ancient and haggard, washed by the storms of tens of thousands of years. To walk them, to feel them solid under foot, is to share in their mute testimony of time. One cannot help but feel awe among the rolling green knobs and valleys. But the mountains can ' t be enjoyed vicariously from the back seat of a Volkswagen barrelling towards the Piedmont or from in front of a television set in a dorm room. Meaningful exper - iences must be actively pursued, and in Boone, finding them takes a lot of creativity on the part of the seeker. - Perhaps the most striking feature of Boone to the newcomer is its laid- backness. Nothing moves very fast in Boone except at times the wind. To adjust to the pace takes time, but when one finally gets adjusted everything falls into place. The simplest things become important. A well cooked meal, a weekly browse through the record store, a hot shower after a workout, even a sunny day take on an almost religious significance ' when one slows down enough to thor- oughly appreciate them. Anyone in Boone fortunate enough to own a front porch swing knows that to have fun one really doesn ' t need to ' do ' anything. On the cultural side, Boone isn ' t as dry as it might seem. The University almost always has something going on whether it be a lecture, movie, play, or concert. Entertainment on campus is usually inexpensive, and the quality is outstanding. The opportunities for a student to get involved in campus politics, media, and the arts abound. ASU ' s size and relatively small enrollment allow social interaction with people of diverse backgrounds and ideas. This perhaps more than anything is the most abundant source of entertainment. Through conver- sations with fellow students knowledge and ideas are digested and disseminated. And this, for the young mind, is a most pleasant and valuable pastime. It ' s cheap, too. No, Boone isn ' t as exciting as some of the larger cities nearby. But anyone who is bored here just isn ' t trying very hard. A student ' s experience at ASU will be dull indeed if he doesn ' t take advantage of what is here and even more so if he spends his weekends out of town. I i M M • B l| | ' " ' ' Ms ' " »j B ' ij H 1 ' " ' liflBP wf w 1 B W ii in 4% y THE SOUTHEASTERN Ji On The HIGH COUNTRY Road WITH WALLY BAINE My destination was clear, but my assignment was ambiguous. As an aspir- ing yet humble journalist, I was to be sent packing from the warm confines of my Manhatten apartment to the rugged wilderness of America as part of a project to assess the state of the American university circa 1984. The word came that I was to go on a 6 month sabbatical to Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, enroll as a transfer student and re- port back on my findings in the sum- mer. At first, I was mortified. My experience with the South was limited and my experience with mountainous terrain nonexistent. North Carolina may as well have been Mars, but with the dedication of a young reporter and the fear of raising the ire of my editor, I dove into the Boone exper- ience feet first. Research on my new alma mater and the surrounding area yielded some intriguing facts. Boone is the former home of the world ' s largest windmill. It was funded by the government space program, and I thought that if those folks could chase NASA out, of town, they might eat me for lunch. The road trip down on that cold January day was uneventful, and when I finally reached US 421 to Boone, I half expected the road to turn to dirt and be forced to make the last few miles by pack mule. But, lo and behold, I soon found myself staring at the " Last Stop for Beverages " and the Watauga County line. I pulled into the mountain package store feeling like ' John Boy ' on a trip to Charlottesville. The region, I found out, was " dry " - which simply meant no booze - the purchase of, that is, not the consumption of. The near- est " wet " town was 8 miles away, in something called " The Blowing Rock " . But the old proprietor of the store told me that prohibition in Watauga County would soon be coming to an end. " These cocaine cowboys and jet-set skiers are buying condos up here left and right, " he said bitterly. " They ' ll see it Boone gets booze. Too much money for them fellas to ignore. " After the alcohol talk was ex- hausted, he suggested some scenic On The HIGH COUNTRY Road sites of the mountains, and I, with map in hand, set off. The Blue Ridge can tease you into a Httle amateur exploring, but just as easily, it can turn a cold shoulder on you at the drop of a snow fall. Schizophrenic terrain and weather to be sure, but nevertheless, a boy scout ' s heaven. A little way up the road, I pulled off and went for a hike. I soon found myself stumbling through the dead grass of a hillside like some demented Julie Andrews in a perverse production of " The Sound of Music " . When I fi- nally got back to my car, I was ill. Blood ran through my body like hot paint thinner. And by the time I reached Boone, I began to un- derstand why alcohol is forbidden here. Beer and mountain climbing is a bad marriage. I rolled into Boone like a greased fireball expecting to find a pocket of cultural stagnation in the wasteland of the rural South. Instead, I found a curiously two-faced town. Half of Boone resembled a convention for gluttonous fast food maniacs, while the other side contained a sleepy charm with its small town facades and lean-times student atmosphere. This was the Boone I wanted to find. Predictably, the police station, the court house, and the small town news- paper were to be found on the same block. The ancient street-like busi- nesses stood stoically on King Street in silent battle with the modern con- dos and apartment buildings springing up here and there. The faces I saw that day on the streets were serene and regal, resembling big fish in a small pond. But dotted among the bar- ons of King Street were students in various guises of day-to-day exis- tence. A majority of them seemed more unorthodox in dress and manner than other students around the country. They walked with a cool serenity as if traipsing through their own far-away back yards. I ducked into a hip-looking deli at the corner of King and Depot hoping to catch Boone ' s creatures in their nat- ural surroundings. I knew I had hit paydirt as soon as I walked in. All the hairy Boone sophisticates were gathered there discussing the issues of the day over a meal of tofu and herbal On The HIGH COUNTRY Road tea, and I was greeted with more of a cosmopolitan courtesy than the how-ya- doin ' -slap-on-the-back I had expected. I sat for awhile with a cup of Roast-a-Rama watching the parade when I suddenly remembered my purpose. I had to register at school. No time to waste, school days were at hand. Like any good college kid worth his salt, though, I abandoned my visit to the administration building the minute I found myself on campus. Procrasti- nation is a fine art practiced by all students, best get started on it early. The campus of ASU was unspec- tacular but comfortable. The late after- noon sunlight slanting through the trees gave it a contemplative feel but short of the haughty atmosphere of an Ivy League campus. I stopped by all of the college touchstones - the library, cafeteria, student union, bookstore assessing the university ' s potential for deviant behavior. I decided to ob- serve the students ' habits on the commons area, Sanford Mall. The day was cold but bright, and the ; Mall was humming with activities. The whole place reminded me of a finely manicured garden with people buzzing like bees spreading social and intel- lectual pollen through the air. It was a bit confusing to see new faces pour- ing from buildings and walking through the grounds. But still, the faces were consistent. Ski jackets, wool sweaters, and nylon book packs were everywhere. For a stranger, I felt curiously at home. Soon the intrigue turned to boredom and a different atmosphere to continue my observations was needed. Something tall and alcoholic was in order. It was time to explore the Rock, the mecca for ASU students. The Rock is connected to Boone by an 8 mile stretch of winding 4-lane. It takes four lanes to handle the mass exodus which occurs every afternoon and on the weekends from Boone to Blowing Rock. After the pleasant journey, I happened onto a rustic little watering hole called Woodlands. Once again, I had hooked into the herbal tea and vi- tamin crowd, this time hovering over beer instead of soybeans. The place was loud and jubilant - not a ski bib or monogrammed sweater in sight. These folks tended to move toward flannel On The HIGH COUNTRY Road shirts, peasant dresses, and facial hair. I put my order in at the bar: Martini-Tanquey, extra dry, 2 ohves. The bartender, with enough hair to put the health inspector in a coma, polite- ly told me that no such animal was to be had in Blowing Rock, but that he could set me up with a burrito that could change my world. I obliged, and drank 3 beers before the food came. I soon began to mesh with the natural, woodsy feel of the place. Woodlands was like a big, pillowy couch and I sank slowly into it. The longer I stayed, the harder it was to leave, but I had more places to see in Blowing Rock. I paid my bill and left. My next stop was Mother Fletcher ' s, a tight night spot. It was a little less smokey and a little more preten- tious, full of clean faces and new shoes - obviously the preference of Boone ' s up and coming fast set. Mother ' s was awash with loud, get-down- to-business music and video tubes. Un- like Woodlands, this place was not for relaxing but for the vigorous exercis- ing of one ' s social life. The crowds in both bars set up an interesting contrast in the Boone scene and in today ' s youth in general. One group felt the need for a basic, more natural lifestyle void of modern day complications. Holistic health, com- raderie, and a sublime spiritual rela- tionship with nature were the guide- lines for these people. The other group was more progressive and open to change. They felt an excitement for future accomplishment and an awe for technology. They played the game to win the prize. I realized, as I left for the jour- ney back to Boone, that the kids I ' d meet during the semester would all in varying degrees fall into one or the other philosophy. I wanted to penetrate both worlds because my mission was to experience the total Boone ASU happen- ing. The beauty of it all was that Boone and ASU had a marvelous sense of self-containment. Maybe it was the mountains that gave me that feel, may- be the people. I knew that as a journalist I had to keep my perspective. By ob- serving the aura of the people I ' d seen so far, I knew it would be easy to be absorbed by this place and maybe really fall for it. 27 FESTIVALS OF THE MOUNTAINS From Indians to crafts, dancing to food, and music to novels, Appalachian State promotes an awareness of our national and regional heritage. For the past fifteen years, local craftsmen and musicians have been gathering in Boone for a three-day festival around mid-September. Sponsored by downtown merchants, Septemberfest is a loosely-structured assembly of exhibits of potters, wood-workers, dancers, doggers, musicians, bakers, florists, artists, shoeshiners, and possibly a I moonshiner or two down a side i street. I Septemberfest is open to anyone ; who wants to show off his skill, from ' the famous (Willard and Ora Watson, Stanley Hicks, Ed Presnell, maybe even Doc Watson) to the unknown novice craftsmen. The spirit of the festival reflects the spirit of Boone - casual, unstructured, and diversified. The Appalachian region is especially rich in crafts, with western North Carolina leading in the number of local artists and craftsmen. Crafts as an industry is an outgrowth of the time when the mountain people had to make what they needed or do without. They became experts in making their own cabins, their furniture, wagons, utensils and tools, musical instruments and toys, clothing and quilts. What was once a necessity is now a business, but t he quality of hand -made items is better than ever. Septemberfest is only one of many opportunities for area craftsmen to exhibit the skills passed down through generations. Boone ' s color and spirit come to life during the gala of Septemberfest. Right page: on the streets of Boone homegrown flowers and honey are on display. Upper left: a weary spectator receives an old-fashioned shoe shine. Upper right: a street musician sings for coins and the pleasure of singing. Left: arts and crafts proudly displayed. NIGHT OF MAKE BELIEVE Would you believe a Jack-o- Lantern with a crushed beer can inside instead of the traditional candle? Or how about a co-ed, amply filling a Playboy Bunny outfit, handing out beer and pretzels instead of someone ' s mother passing out Hershey chocolates? Yes, Halloween Appalachian style is a lot different than my Halloweens as a junior-high kid, trudging from house-to-house in the neighborhood. At a big party near State Farm Field, I saw Dracula trying to bite a young, smooth-skinned Indian squaw who seemed anxious for the sun to come up. Two cavemen were working their way through a case of beer while three Supermen argued about who looked the best. While their attention was diverted, I looked for their Lois Lanes. No Loises, but I did see several hookers, or were they simply co-eds playing the part? All around were cowboys punk rockers, a fly, and the " too cool " few who came in the their usual jeans and sweaters. Several of Boone ' s finest arrived in their blue uniforms and caused no commotion, although one monster full of Bud patted an officer on the back and said, " Nice costume but it ' s not too original. " The Antlers bar stayed busy all night long. No one seemed concerned about billiards or Defender. Ghouls danced with witches and drag queens bought beers for cowgirls. Hoodlums and harlots danced all night long to the beat of The Gap Band at Mother Fletcher ' s. At Tijuana Fat ' s, Blowing Rock ' s newest night spot, a Mexican Bandito tried to convince a beauty queen that he was no one else but Fat himself. She didn ' t seem to buy his story that he owned the place. Back on campus, decorated residence halls were the scenes of mixers. Skeletons, witches, and clowns hung in windows while their live counterparts mingled, ate, and drank in the dim lights of common rooms. Halloween is the chance to pretend, no matter how old you are. You can, for one evening, act out a fantasy or just be silly and not have to answer for it. A computer science major, who as a kid dreamed of being a fireman, now has his chance. You can be Clint Eastwood or Bo Derek, or even spend the evening as a member of the opposite sex and no one will avoid you the next morning. On all-Hallows Eve, the goblins, spooks, and bunny rabbits came out in full force for a night of fun and music at The Barn. The dance floor came alive to the rock tunes of Clear Creek, and the menagerie of char- acters and costumes was beyond descrip- tion. ARTICLE BY RICHARD SCHWARTZ PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE SPARKS TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL " We want to promote awareness of different kinds of traditional music, " said Dr. William Lightfoot, coordinator of the Fifth annual Appalachian Traditional Music Festival. Dancing Feet, a musical group of four ASU women, opened the festival with a concert in Our House. They played Scottish-American folk music, swing, and Appalachian fiddle tunes. These four, Stephanie Perrin, Deb Thompson, Mary Green and Elizabeth Stevens proved their versatility on a number of traditional instruments: fiddle, banjo, mandolin, dulcimer, flute, and penny whistle. Touchstone introduced ASU to foot-stomping Irish tunes and mournful ballads. This Chapel Hill-based group has performed as far away as Nova Scotia, entertaining audiences with a combination of Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Celtic, and American folk music. In addition to playing, they explained the backgrounds and instruments of their music. Stanley Hicks of Vilas told jacktales and played the dulcimer. Stanley makes Appalachian musical instruments and this year received the NEA Heritage Award for his banjos and dulcimers. A local bluegrass band capped off the festival with some down home bluegrass tunes that have become as much a part of Appalachia as the mountains. During one of their hottest numbers, Stanley Hicks drifted out on stage in his boots, overalls, and white cowboy hat, clogging and whooping it up. His inability to keep still during " Fox on the Run " helps explain the wide-spread popularity of Appalachian music. An evening of traditional music finds feet a ' stompin and fiddles a ' playin. Right page: Cloggers shake out the kinks to a hot bluegrass tune. Upper left: the corklickers saw through a spirited rendition of " The Orange Blossom Special " . Lower left: Stanley Hicks shows he just can ' t keep still during " Fox on the Run " . ARTICLE BY DAVID HUNTLEY PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVID HUNTLEY PRESERVING A CULTURE te Native nerican Indian istival reveals the any faces of its iople. Profile at ft: Robert White igie contemplates e issues being scussed. Top ]ht: students get volved in jditional drum Ming. For the past two years, the ASU History Department and the Native American Association have been the hosts for key Indian speakers. This effort has been part of an attempt to revitalize Indian traditions, especially in North Carolina where the largest Native American Indian population exists (65,000) of any state east of the Mississippi. Many of the myths and stereo- types about Indians are thrown asunder upon viewing the people who take care to put on such a festival. The Native American Indian ' s struggle to live in a white man ' s world and hold onto treasured traditions is a big part of what the festival is all about. Dr. Al Corum, who helped head up the festival said, " There was good attendance this year, with lively conversation and an excellent question and answer period. A half dozen students became interested in joining the Native American Indian Association as a result of the festival. Students are asking the serious questions and not the typical questions of how life is on the reservation. They are asking what it would be like for an Indian to go live in Chicago and survive off the reservation and how his work, social and emotional status would be as a result. " The guest speakers in the past two years have attended various classes to hold informative discussions. " This face to face dynamic, free-wheeling, and honest exchange of ideas with the students is where real progress and headway is being seen. This visibility is a step toward enlightening people to Indian culture and the dilemmas they face as a people, " said Dr. Corum. The efforts of Governor Jim Hunt, who designated the 4th week in September as Indian Heritage week, and the active part ASU is playing, are commendable. Dr. Corum, who is enthusiastic about future festivals, said, " For two years, we ' ve done the festival on a shoestring. Now we ' re headed in the right direction and the right people are involved for contacts. We hope to have Gilbert Blue, a Catawba who is involved in a very sticky legal situation. This aspect would definitely add interest to the discussions. Ideally we would like to have two days for the festival: one which would hit on educational aspects and the other which would be more fun and would let the students get involved in the traditions of dancing, singing, storytelling, crafts, contests, etc. " THE WRITTEN WORD " Back at an age when all of us who grew up in cities and suburbs were still wondering about the stork, the myth says, farm kids were eagerly watching the ram mount a few ewes, or sitting on the fence cheering on the bull as he rode a cow, or hanging around the hen house while the rooster feathered every- thing in sight. " So read Noel Perrin from his essay " The Birds, the Bees, and the Cows. " His lecture, " Cap- turing the Rural Experience, " sparkled with wit and rural reminis- cences. Dr. Perrin, Dartmouth English professor and occasional farmer, had just published his third volume of essays of his experiences and thoughts on rural New England. The sixth annual Festival of the Written Word, sponsored by the English Department, focused on the theme " A Sense of Place. " Each lecturer is a specialist in regional, community, or environmental writing. John Ehle is the Appalachian novelist of today. In his novels he uses the Appalachian region almost as a central character. He read from his novel Move Over, Mountain and shared his ideas and techniques of setting his works in Appalachia. Richard Lebovitch, English teacher at Cape Hatteras School in Buxton, supervises the publication of Sea Chest, something of a coastal Foxfire. The magazine includes stories and photographs of sailing, fishing, boat-building, crafts, wild horses and hurricanes of the Cape Hatteras area. William Bake, a writer photog- rapher living in Boone, has received recognition nationally for his photography in The American South and Cities and Towns of the South. He wrote and photographed The Blue Ridge and is currently working on a Reader ' s Digest publication on the national parks. Dr. Melissa Barth, coordinator of the Festival, described it as an opportunity " to give the ASU com- munity some contact with people who are producing literature ... it is our equivalent to bringing in a symphony. " The Festival of the j Written Word affords exposure and growth! to students who partake. Right page: the variety of { lectures provided the audiences humorj in Noel Perrin ' s essay " The Birds, ' the Bees, and the | Cows. " Upper left: A j slide show of the Appalachian moun- | tains from William Bake. Lower left: ' a sense of Appa- lachia ' from novelist John Ehle. ' tCLE BY DAVID HUNTLEY BS AND DAVID HUNTLEY From top: follow the arrows to health; equipment technician Harold Brandhuber in the bowling alley; Yosef watches over the Sweet Shop; Frances Reed in the Health Services laboratory; mail time for Betsy McLean and Greg Dolan; the inside view of the post office; an informal session for Assistant Director Jon Hageseth and graduate student Radhika Krishnamurthy. acilities on campus that provide essential support eds. These can be compared to a structure like: -IR BACKBONE ■ W: Hi ■ ' The hub of student activities is the W.H. Plemmons: Student Union. From top left; shadows mark the end of another day ' s activities; Vaneta Leaper reclines-in Je TV room while Chuck Mack changes channels; Dan lile afl!J| p» up4AD-4iis stjjd s; answering the student informatTon luraillll e M Sharoa f aldwell busy; two " coeds seek items.,pf ir ti||rest Dn the Union bulletin board; a possible alterriQon rendezvous awaits Jwo students, while John Roberts and Annette Cytle take aim at their respective targets. STUDENT UNION: THE NAME SAYS IT ALL . . . FOR STUDENTS AND RUN BY STUDENTS THE MEETING PLACE ARTICLE BY BABETTE MUNN AND DAVID HUNTLEY student Union interns Todd Harris and Chris Canipe definitely enjoy their work. Says Harris, " It ' s a great job, but frustrating having to use authority towards fellow students. " Plemmons Student Union. Bowling and billiards - TV, study, and activities rooms - The Gold Room and The Sweet Shop - information and ticket sales - the list continues; student interns - financing their education - experiencing and enjoying the work world - handling hassles - accepting rewards. The business manager and three supervisors of the Student Union are all students. Supervisors Mike Moody and Eddie Barnes smooth out the bumps, keep the customers happy, and count money between shifts in the bowling alley. " This place has its ups and downs just like any other job. I ' ve become more of a humanitar- ian by having to walk the line between keeping people happy and being tough, " says Todd Harris of his 40 hours a week and minimum wage as a supervisor. Business manager Chris Canipe says, " Working here has taught me patience and a lot about dealing with people. " THE STUDENTS ' PERSPECTIVE " All this place needs is a bar, " says Tom Yost jokingly. " The TV and billiard rooms are excellent. The Union is a good place to drop by between classes or watch TV sports on weekends. " Adair Rice spends about two hours a week in the study area, squeezing in book work between classes. " I find it easier to study here than in the library - this place is quieter most of the time, " she says. Many students agree that the Union is a good place to drop by between classes to study, relax, and eat. That the Gold Room and Sweet Shop are always crowded is proof of their popularity. How can the Union be improved? " Sound damping, a darker atmosphere with colored lights would make Our House more pleasant for the performers and the audience, " suggests Blake Lambert, a veteran performer in Our House for the past six years. Everyone likes the idea of the social room, but they all feel that it should be used more often. Mark Rickell says, " I would like to see this room open one or two evenings a week with music and refreshments, even if no alcohol is served. " Since the Gold Room is so popular, perhaps it could be enlarged to relieve the long wait at peak times. As a center for casual student activi- ties, the Student Union receives praise from many students. If present trends continue, the Union can only improve. WHEN HUNGER HITS, LINES OF STUDENTS GROW AT THE DIFFERENT EATING SPOTS ON CAMPUS CULINARY VARIETY ARTICLE BY BABETTE MUNN AND DAVID HUNTLEY Variety abounds at ASU ' s Food Services; at top left, students share a joke at The Sweet Shop, while below them a crowd gathers around the ' wheel of fortune ' - a Bavarian Inn favorite. At top, Mountaineer athletes enjoy the ' Dining Den ' . At bottom, left to right, Phyllis Eller proudly displays her waffle making ' expertise; Nate Ross, assistant basketball coach, enjoys a yogurt break at the B.I.; students ponder choices in line at the Gold Room. " The students are like my own children - I love working here, " says Ruby Bryan of the Gold Room, speaking for many of the Food Service employees. On her last day of work, Kay Perry had tears in her eyes reflecting on her 14 years with colleagues and the continuum of students. Betty Woodring had already been on the job four years when she began training Kay. Even after 17 years and a quarter of a million pans of bacon (50 pans a day), Harold Hartley still enjoys his work, although he admits, " It ' s easier when you have to work. " Phyllis Eller at the waffle iron enjoys seeing the students and flipping waffles after 11 years. Jack Cobb hauls milk every day - 55 gallons a meal. A. J. Pennell cracks 1440 eggs every morning. True, we ' re talking about masses of food, but sneak behind the scenes and you ' ll see fresh ground beef, beans, stewed tomatoes, chili powder, oregano, and basil assembled in a 40-gallon pot differing from Mom ' s homemade chili only in quantity. The ASU team of butchers cuts and trims all the meat; the bakers provide fresh bread and sweets daily. Wherever you dine on campus you ' ll find smiles, assistance, and care. THE CUSTOMER ' S VOICE " How do you like the food here? " I ask Richard Adams in the cafeteria. After thinking about my question and the food, he admits, " Actually it ' s pretty good. A little bland after awhile, but the vegetables are good and it ' s better for you than McDonalds. " Richard ' s comments are standard for the cafeteria food. No one I talked to is excited about the food, but they rate the cafeteria as a convenient, healthy place to eat. Marsha Parsons is realistic in her assessment: " They have their good days and their bad days, but they do well considering the quantity they have to prepare. " She is pleased with the friendliness of the employees and the interest they take in the students. The Gold Room appears to be every- one ' s favorite place to eat on campus. " The food is hot, the roast beef is excellent, and the atmosphere is good, " says Grant Parsons. The Bavarian Inn is rated good for quick meals and evening snacks. The change in the selection from one place to another also helps break the monotony. When most students actually think about the food at ASU, they realize that they are conveniently provided a balanced diet. For exciting meals you go to the Peddler or Makoto ' s and pay the price, but for keeping you going during the day, the ASU Food Services do their job well. Sophomore Valerie Marsh enjoys her job serving sweets Beyond serving food. Gold Room employee Ruby Bryan conveys a genuine interest in the students ' lives At the crack of dawn you ' ll find A. J. Pennell and Allen Harrington cracking 1440 eggs - every morning Personalizing birthday cakes is Lucille Cornett ' s task at the bakery Thousands of dishes become the care of Connie Eggers as he washes them. 43 jdent Support buil many important fi p: Postmaster Ra lil clerk Jerry Yat e mail by departn Freeman gives st( erry a biofeedbac n Ashby closely t f X-ray " A VARIETY OF ORGANIZATIONS UNDER ONE ROOF GREET STUDENTS WITH COURTESY AND EFFICIENCY STUDENT SUPPORT ARTICLE BY BABETTE MUNN When it comes to service, ASU ' s tudent Support Building is there to ccomodate needs from physical to lental. The building has serviced ASU nee the summer of ' 82. The Post Office in fact is the envy f many universities. The system is nique for various reasons. All mail ithin the university is handled postage ■ee, saving ASU upwards to 60,000 ollars a year. Every student is required I) have a box, enabling the university to [ave access to every student. Ralph ates, the Postmaster General said, " We re a service organization, we can help ny organization find a student. We have leir home address, dorm room, home hone, and school phone and of course -leir box number. " At UNC Chapel Hill, leir mail is distributed through 200 ifferent P. 0. meters, whereas every iece of mail passes through only one leter at ASU. Yates said, " U.N.C. ' ould save a millon a year if they ihanged their system. " The Post Office andles approximately 6 million pieces f mail a year. If a student moves around ' hile in Boone, he can maintain a Dnsistent mailing address at the P.O. Dr his full stay at ASU. Appalachian ' s ost office is tops in the state, as videnced by the extra care they take ' ith the mail; from the heated loading ock to each individual box. i Walk through the double doors and p the stairs and your aches and pains are taken care of by the dedicated doctors and nurses in the Infirmary. How many students take their sniffles and aches to ASU ' s Health Services? " A tonage, " said Secretary Margie Dean. A tonage works out to a total of 5,561 students during the month of September alone. The number can climb into the two hundred range on any given Monday. Doctors Ashby, Derrick, and Welden show the students a lot of care. Dr. Ashby said, " I love the job because of the people. " The doctors, nurses and employees know how to mix sympathy, humor and care to help combat the ails and aid the students. Is school getting to be too much, with problems back home or with friends and roommates? Whether the problems seem small or unsurmountable, ASU ' s Counseling Center wants students to come in and ask for help. The staff consists of 14 counselors and psychologists and seven graduate students. They make every effort to ensure that each student who comes in is working toward a solid resolve before terminating the counseling. Clients are guaranteed that all records are confidential. If you want to come in and just have a biofeedback test taken, or if you have deep-rooted problems that need talking out - the Counseling Center is there for you, the student. In many ways, the Student Support Building is at your aid. P.O. Supervisor J. C. Winebarger and staff sort mail at 8 a.m. Nurse Isa Sailors checks Kelly Crisco ' s blood pressure. Louise Warren, aide, and Isa Sailors, RN, on duty at Health Services. — Joanne Chase organizes mail g m by box numbers. WW. - " .i C Students appreciate the Student Support building ' s evening hours. 45 Above left, long lines awaited students applying for financial aid; above, security officer Fred Hensen checks university buildings and automobiles during his night patrol. The ASU security force and office of financial aid assist students in their needs, for financial and physical security. ASU PERSONNEL ARE IN LINE WITH STUDENTS ' NEEDS FEELING SECURE MORE THAN DISPENSING TICKETS ARTICLES BY DAVID HUNTLEY " There ' s somebody in that car, " said Fred Hensen, as we drove into Stansberry Lot. Someone sitting in a parked car at 10:30 p.m. is a little suspicious to Fred, an A.S.U. Security officer of two years. While we quickly circled the lot, the car in question backed up and headed for Rivers Street. It never made it. With his blue light flashing, Fred brought it to a stop. A young man emerged, looking rather sheepish and bewildered in the glare of blue and white lights. There was no accusation or arrest, but Fred did check and record his I.D. ' s and license tag numbers. " He said he wasn ' t doing anything, just sitting there with his girlfriend, " Fred said with a chuckle. " But he knows that we know he was here, and that deters many people who might be tempted into some type of vandalism. " Less than a minute later, we spotted a car in the same lot without an A.S.U. parking sticker. A close inspection revealed a young man sleeping in the front seat. He explained that he had an appointment in the morning with the Placement Office and couldn ' t afford a motel. After checking his LD. ' s, Fred wished him " Good night " and we drove away. " His reason for being here seems honest, but even if he were planning to do anything illegal, I doubt that he ' ll do it now. We ' ll still check this lot closely several more times tonight. " I asked Fred how he viewed Security ' s role at A.S.U. He said, " We ' re here to keep A.S.U. safe and secure, not to harass students. I try to treat the young people here as I want my daughters to be treated. At times we ' re accused of being too lenient by the Boone Police, but we work with the students whenever possible. " " We receive most of our criticism in the area of traffic control, " says Roy Tugman, Director of Security, " because that ' s the most visible of our duties. Actually, much of our energy is spent in checking buildings and rooms at night, providing security at sporting events, and trying to prevent van- dalism. We have no quota for traffic tickets and we don ' t look to that as a way of making money. However, we do need traffic control. The first two or three days of each semester make that very clear. " The A.S.U. Security would like to eliminate traffic citations by eliminating violations. The money collected, however does serve a useful purpose. It is used to build and maintain parking lots and sidewalks, and it also helps fund the Appalcart, a free transit service for the students. So the next time you find a little yellow slip of paper under your windshield wiper, don ' t curse Security. You have just contributed toward a new sidewalk, and the officer who wrote that ticket also protects you and your property. AID TO THE RESCUE Can you believe ten million dollars in aid to A.S.U. students for the year 1982-83? Not all of this was just given away, however. Much of this money was in the form of loans ($3.6 million) and work programs of various types ($2 million). The remainder was in the form of grants, scholarships and veterans benefits. The total aid for the present year, 1983-84, will be slightly higher. Every bit of this aid is coordinated by the Office of Financial Aid, managed by Steve Gabriel, Wesley Weaver, and Louise Garrison. To help these three in their counseling duties. Shannon Roberts has been hired. Many students experience the need for money, not for spending sprees in the local stores and at Peabody ' s, but for the necessities of college life (room and board, tuition, books, and supplies). Without a concerned and competent Financial Aid Department, many of us would be spending less time in academic pursuits and more time working to keep ourselves in food, clothing and shelter. Counselor Shannon Roberts Aid Assistant Wesley Weaver Aid Assistant Louise Garrison Dennis LaMaster doesn ' t enjoy this task. Financial Aid Director Steve Gabriel 47 MASTE The airwaves of ' Rock-91 FM, ' breaking news of The Appalachian, magazine format of The ( Rhododendron, and information services of The ASU News Bureau provide mo ie than effective, comprehensive news and entertainment for ASU students. ThJ| dents producing the media of fU gain excKnt e mg ' ienc working overtime fjjerfect theirmraft. 1% exceHent job of tlrcle stude jTrlfn pport , Masters of Medra7 Placement recon their tij of e r LPB ' ' P ' P P The Voice of ASU ySTlCLE BY DAVIQ|P?NTLEYMHOTOGRAPHY BY JEFF HOLDEN Busy students keep the air waves of Boone filled with music, news, sports, and weather from the University ' s own Radio Station. Over 150 students are involved with WASU in all phases of radio broadcasting. In addition to the disc jockeys and announcers, there are many activities that go on behind the scenes: public relations, and the management of the business affairs. Both the student involvement and the scope of WASU have steadily increased over the past six years, when the station operated only a few hours in the morning and at night. Now it is in full swing 24 hours a day with music, sports, weather, news, and public affairs information. The music programming is basically progressive rock, but not exclusively. " We ' re not simply a top-40 station, " says Justin Phelps, Program Director. " We ' ve introduced variety into a stan dard rock format. " If rock isn ' t your type of music, then, you can enjoy one of the special shows which feature jazz, country, or classical. The school and community seem to appreciate the fact that WASU presents a variety of shows and is community oriented. " We get good support from the students and the community, " says Mike Gore, Statior Manager. " Many people come by or call with compliments, complaints, and suggestions. We welcome that because it keeps us in touch. Our door is always open for anyone. " Mike Gore, Station Manager, and Justin Phelps, Program Director working in their office on the third floor of Wey Hall. Will Vickers (standing) and Tom Arnel take advantage of opportunities open to them as broadcasters for WASU. WASU STAFF - seated: Mike Gore, Lynn White. First Row: Don Munson, Tom Bronson , Brad IVIcKee, Lori Arrlngton, Ray Mariner. Second Row: Lori Betts, Tim Wooten, Not pictured: Justin Phelps. Jon Austin, a senior, began at WASU while still in High School. Mike Gore, Station Manager, spends a lot of time He will graduate in May ' 84 after 5V2 years of service. working to keep WASU a radio station ASU can be proud of. Allihe News. . . . At first glance The Appalachian staff members appear to be masochists. Why else would students who are taking a full class load burden themselves with a high-pressure job that demands 20 or more hours a week? Actually, they are not masochists, but are people who enjoy being challenged. And The Appalachian is a challenge. Twice a week the pages have to be filled with news, sports, entertainment, features, editorials, ads, and photos. Deadlines have to be met five days a week, and each deadline determines whether or not others are met. All of the work except the printing is done on the third floor of Workman Hall by students. Because students do the work, and The Appalachian is a sophisticated college newspaper, many staff members have stepped into good professional jobs with large daily papers around the country. The most visible changes for the 1983-84 Appalachian are the entertainment page, featuring music, movies, and plays; the syndicated cartoon. Bloom County, from the Washington Post Writers ' Group; and the magazine inserts. Ampersand and The Movie Magazine. The Faculty Viewpoint is also new, and all of these changes are designed to make the paper more interesting to read. Sandy Walbrol, Editor-in-Chief, has made a special effort to keep close tabs on ASU organizations, knowing that people like to read about themselves and their friends. The organization of The Appalachian has been changed some this year also. Two positions, those of Business Manager and Advertising Manager, have been combined into one job. This expanded position of Business Manager is now an internship of 40 hours a week. Sharon Joyner, Business Manager for fall semester 1983, found that the combined duties actually improved communication between the advertisers and the paper. She coordinated the ad sales persons, the circulation manager, the billing, and the distribution of The Appalachian to the advertisers. Of her long hours on production nights, Sharon said, " I felt a special responsibility to the advertisers to make sure their ads were designed and placed properly. " John Liner, a graduate student in Industrial Education and Technology, is the Graphic and Design Director. As an undergraduate in the mid 70 ' s, he worked on The Appalachian staff, and was compelled to return because, " It keeps me current with what is happening on campus. I enjoy previewing the news before it hits the street. " Liner is responsible for the layout and design, paste-up, assembly of copy, headlines, and the ad design. A staff of six do these various jobs under his direction. The financial rewards are not great, so what are the joys of producing the paper? John Liner enjoys seeing the finished product, and knowing that he had a part in putting it together. Sharon Joyner finds pleasure in keeping the finances and distribution in order. And Sandy Walbrol says, " Meeting the many challenges is very satisfying. The greatest reward, though, is to see people around the campus reading the paper. The last minute frenzy and frustrations become worth it when the product is appreciated. " THE APPALACHIAN STAFF Front Row; Faye Chadwell, Mike Hobbs, John Liner, Sandy Walbrol. Second Row; Chris Mize, Dara Cox, Heather Pilchard, Kaila Hires, Monica Adamick, Henri Bryant, Debbie Robertson, Sandra Wesp, Brian Hoagland, Lesley Hoyt. Back Row; Lorraine Mize, Jeff Holden, Tina Fones, Frank Gentry, Jerry Snow, T. J. Payne, David Standi, Teresa Moore, Duane Melton. 52 Assistant editor iVIilte Hobbs. Jacl( Groce, Entertainment Editor n Layout artist Brian Anderson. Layout artist Colby Caldwell Fall semester Business Manager, Sharon Joyner. r Features Editor Lesley Hoyt and assistant Patrick Flynn. Editor-in-Chief Sandy Walbrol. A good filing system helps intern Tamyra Gang in producing news copy. Sam Howie, Director of Publications, designs a promotional pamphlet. The Campus Beat ARTICLES BY DAVID HUNTLEY ASU is located in a media vacuum. If the university were in Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh or Chapel Hill, this would not be the case, but we are tucked away in the mountains far from any major news media. Because of this isolation, the Office of Pubhc Information, or News Bureau, is especially important. It is responsible for informing the campus and the out- side world of what happens here at ASU. In the same way that a newspaper covers a city, the News Bureau covers the campus. The five staff members and two student interns roam the campus, searching for events that may be of interest. Many people call the Bureau with information, and the staff encourages this. So much constantly goes on here that seven people cannot possibly discover everything themselves. The Bureau distributes bulletins around campus and also works as a clearing house for any news and promotion designed for off-campus use. Tip sheets (a features-type paragraph or two) are sent to media around the state to spark interest in an ASU event. Quite often the media will respond, and soon many people will know that ASU students devoured a gigantic submarine sandwich to raise money for Pi Sigma Epsilon. Even though ASU is isolated, the Office of Public Information keeps North Carolina and other states informed of what happens up here in these mountains. Bureau staff writer Speed Hallman catches a moment of relaxation. Sam Howie takes a break to work out a crossword puzzle. Director Gay Clyburn dreams of the comparatively quiet life of Vegas. Gay Clyburn keeps close tabs on a! campus activities. Secretary Dannette Mixon keeps track of all data collected by the Bureau. Who ' s en First? Sports Information Knows the Score The Sports Information Bureau has become the ASU archives for inter- collegiate sports. The office contains pictures and information on every student who has been on an intercollegiate team here at ASU. At present there are 19 teams for Rick Covington, Director, and his staff of three student interns and one secretary to keep up with. Before each game, the office sends out fact sheets on the ASU team and players to the opponent and any news agency that might possibly be covering the event. The opponent does the same. When the reporter from the Charlotte Observer arrives to cover a game, he already knows which players are outstanding for whatever reason, he knows what kind of season each team has had, and he is aware of the strengths and weaknesses of each team. After the game, the reporter has a wealth of information to work with to write his story. According to Rick, the most important reputation for the Bureau is one of credibility. He and his staff rely heavily on the coaches to supply much of the information. Rick sends out the information in the form of fact sheets instead of stories, because stories tend to be less objective than they should be. Because athletics are one of the most visible activities of ASU, it is important for the Sports Information Bureau to do an accurate job in informing the public. Director Rick Covington spends many Intern Mary Katey, secretary Kathy Fleer, interns Mike Seevers and Greg Putnam, hours collecting sports news. Memories in the Making ARTICLE BY BABETTE MUNN In the midst of spending hours and hours, weekends, fall and spring breaks, much of Christmas break and many late nights for little to no pay - we questioned ours elves a lot as to why we were doing it. As we wind it up and closely assess the gains, we realize we ' ve learned some extremely valuable lessons - working hard for six months without seeing any immediate results definitely tests the spirit of motivation. Rather than monetary or praiseworthy gain, we found our motiviation was based in the passion to see the book ' s fruition. It ' s hard to imagine that the pages bound in this book are spread all over Steve ' s living room floor right now. Pictures yet to be cropped, stories proofed, captions and headlines to be written, and all those club names for Joan (Steve ' s wife, who worked for free, making almost as much as the rest of us), to decipher and type. The mounds of two-page spreads are reaching into the bathroom. Before we know it, we ' ll be cropping photos in the bathtub. We should have increased our incomes with stock in tobacco and coffee beans in South America; good advice for future Rhodo-ites. My advice though, is to drink Orange Juice, it ' s healthier. We kid about our bodies overdosing on caffeine, but in the meantime our bodies were screaming for fresh air and a normal lifestyle. The heat of Workman Hall almost drove us out, but we quickly Photographer Monica Carpenter turns camera-shy behind writer Cathy Stuart. Paul ' ten gallon ' Baker Babette Munn, Managing Editor Steve once again drives his wife, Joan, crazy with 50 more pages to type. learned how to adjust the window levels. But through the heat and storms of deadlines, the long hours of frustrations, work, and joy are finally coming to an end. So as the lights dim out on the third floor of Workman Hall, most of the crew and staff would attribute the book ' s success to Steve Boyd, our Editor, for motivating the crew when the work seemed unsurmountable. Speaking for the staff, I think all of us went through the nightmare phases of pages being dumped on us - but now with the light at the end, the anticipation grows of seeing the work bound forever, NO MORE CORRECTIONS!!! As you flip through these pages, we hope some of the vision of a unique and trend-setting book will play a part in your enjoyment as well. I met some very interesting people through my interviews and made a lot of new friends. The staff here has grown into a unit - a team working selflessly - helping each other and always meeting the odds like greeting a fresh cup of coffee in the morning. We ' ve created a lot of memories, and most of them are bound up in the stories, pictures, and times spent writing, re-writing, re-shooting, developing film, printing, cropping, and typing stories over and over to create a book of memories for you. If the book seems heavier, you ' re right. We ' ve added twice as many pictures and stories, and twice as much color over last year ' s book . . . It ' s the ink, I tell you it adds up. So from a smoke filled room, Joni Mitchell serenading us, Paul zoning out, Steve tired of yearbooks, Joan tired of deciphering names from chicken scratches, Gil tired of playing crop-a-matic, and myself just plain burned out - we hope you enjoy it. Mike Sparks, Sports Photo Editor Wizard of the darkroom, Roy Small Alan Jackson, Jon Burgess and Richard Schwartz relax between assignments. THE RHODODENDRON STAFF Front Row; Steven Boyd, Babette Munn, Gil Hill. Second Row; Monica Carpenter, Hannah King, Vicki Reeves, Dawn Moss, Doreen Heath, Kaila Hires. Third Row: Mike Sparks, Bill Maycock, John Zourzoukis, Alan Jackson, Cathy Stuart, Michelle Plaster, Paul Baker. Back Row; Will Pridgen, Jack Culbreth, Scott Penegar, Jeft Holden, Craig Furlough, Todd Green. Photo Editor, Gil Hill New Homes Welcome Students students apprehensive about leav- ing home and moving into a dorm or apartment find a helpfial friend in Residence infe. year, a new beginning, the return of sll arrivab fr ' eslimen is like taking a deep breath and starting all ov Liz Fink, Residence Life Coordinator for Stadium Heights. The expectations of students and administrators upon the cor school contain a mixture of enthusiasm and apprehension countenances and initial preparedness of Residence Life ' personnel ' a RA workshops held a few weeks prior to the beginning of school, how to work with students, as this is where their main conceri] Residftritee Hall, for instance, illustrated tleir theme, ' The Best don ning costumes of the assorted king " queens, and knaves from the pialitig cards, and served a wide assortment of refreshments. These innovationll represent a positive development in student-administrative relations. At the end of the school year and on ' holidays, the vacancy of the halls brings about a hollow, -empty feeling for Resideace Life Representatives. Remembrances of watching as strangers transform into- lifetime friends remain distinct in their minds. " The vague scent of perfume, the voices of students, and even intangible figures of people in the halls can be felt, " commented Liz. There exists a fine line betweeji, Anxiety and excitement, yet both play significant roles in the commencement of college life. The pressure felt by students moving into their new homes is ease considerably by the warm welcome of Residence Life. ■ - - Cluster Families ARTICLE BY BABETTE MUNN The crates are packed, favorite posters rolled, memorabilia bound and ready for transportation to a new home. Anticipation mounts, especially before greeting an unknown roommate. The anxiety of making the dorm room a new home may stem from the lack of familiar, secure surroundings. The transition from a rambling house with kitchen, den, and bedrooms to a one room living cubicle is painful. When will the agony cease? For many it is short lived, and meeting a new roommate is like seeing an old friend. For others the desire burns for this stranger to find different lodgings very, very far away, and soon. As humans our need to call a place home forces us to make the best of our new situation. And to help, the Office of Residence Life makes it their business to ensure a home-community atmosphere in the dorms. Liz Fink, Resident Director of Belk Hall and Area Coordinator for the Stadium Heights Cluster said, " Students do better when safe and secure. They feel a part of a community and a hall. I ' ve found that more often the students enjoy people they live with and feel good about where they live. " Within the past three years, Re- sidence Life has begun to group dor- matories together in Clusters. Fink said he concept " was developed to facilitate I sense of identity and create a :ommunity atmosphere. " Each Cluster is supervised by an .rea Coordinator. They are chosen from imong the Resident Directors of their ];iuster. The Stadium Heights Cluster run jy Fink includes Belk, Bowie, Eggers and A ' inkler Residence Halls. Judy Vantrease icts as Area Coordinator for the East- lidge Cluster made up of Cannon, Doughton, Hoey, and White Dorms. The innacle Cluster is comprised of a larger irea including Coffey Hall, an honors acility; Cone, a freshman hall; East, a iving-learning environment; Lovill Hall; md the Mountaineer Apartment complex or upperclassmen. Yosef Hollow contains Gardner, Justice, Coltrain, and Newland Halls. In charge is Janet Diaz, Resident Director of Gardner. In order for the Clusters to work efficiently. Resident Advisors need to have a teamwork attitude. This past summer 32 R.A. ' s took a canoeing trip to help the staff get to know one another. Rock climbing and high ropes at Broadstone and a summer camp operated by ASU were also events aimed at staff development. So what does all the work and planning by the R.A. ' s and R.D. ' s result in? A big event for Stadium Heights was a watermelon and shaving cream fight. Eastridge had a pig-picking over the Labor Day weekend and were known far and wide for their video movie ex- travaganzas. Yosef Hollow decked out the Holiday Inn last fall for an Hawaiian luau. They also sponsored study work- shops. Free hotdogs went to all who lived in Justice Hall - compliments of the football team to say thanks for putting up with them. All in all Residence Life makes the transition from home to cubicle a little easier. They do their job with care, creativity, and an undying zeal. So when the crates and boxes are finally moved out of the residence hall, not only will they be filled with posters and clothes, but also memories of the long study nights and fun on the halls. Living And Learning ARTICLE BY BABETTE MUNN One quickly learns that ASU ' s Residence Life is what creates homes out of dorms and allows for a living learning situation to create a framework in which strangers become friends. The memories of living in Residence halls must be strong when seniors plan for a reunion with their former freshman hallmates. Such is the case with Allison McNeeley and Michelle Wilkins, who are appropriately titling their event the ' 1st annual 7th-heaven Cannon convent reunion. ' McNeeley says, " as a freshman you don ' t know anyone, and you ' re eager to find out who is next door - you have more spirit to make new friends. " Cannon was then A-Option, and no guys were allowed; but did that stop them? " We knew we couldn ' t have guys up, so we would sneak them in out of spite, " said McNeeley. She commented how in Coltrane, which is C-Option and had nothing going on, the girls were calm in contrast to the wild ' nuns ' of Cannon. For the reunion they plan to collect pictures for a scrapbook, and have a big Christmas party. The committment on the part of Residence Life instills a sense of place for residents in halls. R.A. ' s not only enter with new ideas, but they go through training and are required to attend an R.A. class their first year. A.S.U. is unique in its ' role with students living on campus. Residence Life was instigated in 1980, with the philo- niTfl r alternative ' " ethods Of locomotion. (Dphy of making a students ' living ituation more than inhabiting a small pace. Programs were started and an all ut attempt made to insure that students eeds were met and that R.A. ' s and R.D. ' s I ' ere resource persons, helpers, and ■lends; rather than house parents. Two dedicated figures that stand out 1 starting Residence Life are Bob bunnigan and Rick Geis. Acting as irector and assistant director of Re- idence Life, respectively, they strive to onstantly interact with the students. " If student can ' t come directly to us with problem, then something ' s wrong, " says ieis. i Liz Fink, Residence Life coordinator for Stadium Heights, says R.A. ' s need someone to turn to as well. There are times when they burn out and need support and encouragement. Residence Life responds to this need and even has a support group from the counseling center to aid in these situations. " The R.A. ' s have high expectations for them- selves, but they can ' t be the end all for all the students, " says Fink. The R.A. ' s have a great deal of paperwork, required time spent on the halls and disciplinary concerns. Their attitude toward referrals is more for the educational aspects of the referral process than playing police force. Pam Whisnant, a junior in political science, loves her job as R.A. " It ' s helped me gain more self-confidence, especially when holding floor meetings. " R.A. ' s never know what to expect in their multi-purpose jobs. " I had to get a bird out of a room one morning at 4 am, " said Whisnant. The good and bad come with the job. Having to refer people is not their prefered task. When people on the hall get together to do something for an R.A., it smoothes out the rough edges, as Whisnant ' s ' girls proved by presenting her with a unique, if embarrassing birthday present as a token of their respect and friendship - a male strip show. Carl " Chip " Mims takes a few minutes to smoke and read the paper in the privacy o1 his own living Off-Campus Experiences ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY PAUL BAKER When a student enters A.S.U. as a Freshman, he encounters a barrage of important decisions. What to study, what social activities to engage in, even what clothes to wear present dilemmas that demand his scrupulous attention. Luckily freshman are not faced with the question of whether to live off-campus or not; all freshman are required to live in dormitories. With this determined the student is free to ponder the more crucial aspects of college life. The rule relegating freshman to dorms is, in most cases, beneficial to the student. Susan Cole of Residence Life says the dorm experience is essentially educational. It teaches students to live with other people, to respect them, and to interact with them on a social basis. Lasting friendships are formed in dorms, and it is hoped that the experience builds healthy, well-adjusted college students. But talk to any dorm-bound freshman, and after a year he is ready to get the hell out and set up in his own apartment off-campus. Such outspoken willingness to leave the camaraderie and security of dorm life in no way reflects negatively upon A.S.U. ' s on-campus living con- ditions. Instead it gives witness to the students ' grow ing maturity and readiness to deal with the ever encroaching responsibilities of the " real world. " But alas for those who may wish to remain on-campus, the limited accomodations of 4,200 beds sometimes forces them to venture forth on their own, and the transition, even for the willing, is often difficult. At any given moment approxima- tely 5,800 A.S.U. students - over half the school ' s population - live off campus. Whether they live in houses, apartments, trailers or boarding houses each faces similar problems finding, renting, and remaining in an off-campus dwelling. To aid the off-campus student, the Office of Residence Life provides several helpful services. Among these are the apartment-for-rent and roommates wanted listings. Each list is frequent- ly updated and gives current informa- tion on available housing and possible leads to roommates. In conjunction with Student Legal Services, Re- sidence Life offers The Tenant- Landlord Book, a handy guide full of pertinent information about tenants ' rights. Even with these useful tools, however, the apartment hunter un- dertakes a grueling task. The housing outlook in Boone has traditionally been bleak. Students confronted with the necessity of living close to campus are dismayed with the cost and scarcity of adequate housing. The atmosphere here is typical of a college town. Students are placed in a situation where demand exceeds supply. Consequently, living space is at a premium and landlords are free to exact exorbitant rents from students. According to Residence Life, 60 " of all rental units in Boone are owned by a mere 10% of the total landlords - figures approaching a virtual monopoly. Nita Gregory, a junior in Communication Arts, feels ,that " landlords know students have to have a place to live, so they charge whatever they want. " With students scrambling for living space some landlords have even been known to let sub-standard units. However, the situation seems to be brightening. Boone is experiencing a tremendous growth in apartment construction. The availability of housing is increas- ing and hopefully, says Susan Cole, rents will begin to fall. She also said that landlords will be encouraged to keep their properties in better repair. The lure of off-campus living is irresistable to most A.S.U. students. Youth ' s unflagging resiliency and the excitement of having one ' s own place overcomes the obstacles of high rent and less than luxurious housing. " Sure, students renting for the first time are gullible. They get ripped off usually, " states Wally Baine, a junior from Raleigh. " They go out and rent a dump, but its their dump and that makes all the difference. " With the signing of the first lease the student ascends into the bitter- sweet world of responsibility. Depo- sits and rent must be paid; bills for electricity, oil and the telephone always seem to be due. Dishes must be washed, so does the toilet. And it can get damn cold in an apartment at times. But that ' s only part of it. An apartment affords the student opportunity to develop in a way he can ' t in a cramped dorm room. It becomes an extension of the student ' s personality. " There ' s room to stretch out and put more of your own belongings around, " says Jean- Marie Reinoso, a senior. The freedom of off-campus living allows the student to get away from school, to party undisturbed into the wee hours, or just to hide for awhile. But even with all the inherent hassles of living in one, an apartment gives the student a feeling of belonging and individuality. " When you go back to a dorm, you just go to your room, " says Baine, " but when you go back to your apartment, you go Home. " ■ ROCKIN ' THE MOUNTAINS SU plays host to a variety of musical acts, from the iternationally known band Cheap Trick to aspiring local ands like 3 Hits in a very diverse concert season. ROCK W ROLL: Making A Comeback At ASU Beginning with small concerts and working their way up, SGA and Complementary Education attempt to fill the P. B. Scott ' s void. ARTICLE BY MITZI HURST PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE HOBBS AND JOHN ZOURZOUKIS Live entertainment underwent major transformations during the fall of 198.S at ASU. Attempts to alter the traditional methods of organizing concerts were successful due primarily to thoughtful planning on the part of the SCA and the Administration. These changes included an unprecedented numher of small concerts, the opening of the Student Activities Room to live bands and brown-bagging, and finally, the use of an outside promoter to put on the Homecoming show. This fall ASU enjoyed its main Homecoming show on the Tuesday night before the game. Cheap Trick blasted students with some old favorites and new tunes from their then current album Next Position Please. The Klvis Brothers opened the show in Broome-Kirk (lym. The concert was unique in that it was the first time an independent promoter took the risk for an ASU Homecoming Concert. The Homecoming festivities also included a show by Sugar Creek on the PViday night before the game. A new small concerts policy instigat- ed this year enabled students to see many more bands than in previous years. Mike Cross and Brice Street, perennial favor- ites at ASU, appeared during the fall semester. The spring semester saw the booking of the pop-funk band Piranha. The shows all seem to have been successful, and students appreciated the efforts spent in presenting several top-name acts. Regular use of the Social Activity Room in the Student Union began in early November. The Room provided a place for students to go and listen to live entertainment at no charge. Brown- bagging was also allowed: a limit of 6 beers per person. A variety of bands appeared at the Social Activity Room. The Room gave ASU ' s student bands a place to play. Two bands composed of students; 3 Hits and The Opposition, played there in late December. 3 Hits put on an enjoyable " Last Show " at the Room before moving to Raleigh. Lead singer Sheila Valentine ' s exceptional stage presence was com- plemented by that of lead guitarist Mike Klutz and drummer Jim Biddell. The band played a mixture of original music and cover tunes by such bands as U2 and The Pretenders. The Opposition showed more depth than a simple party band when they played the Room. Their show was a unique blend of original songs and songs of other classic rockers. There was a good show on the dance floor as well as on the stage. Slam dancing took the Social Activities Room employees by surprise at first. Bassist Bill Kenney said, " We have fun playing and it makes us happy to see people having fun watching us. " In addition to Kenney, the band consisted of rhythm guitarist Dave Hubner, guitarist Andy Vervill, vocalist Todd Wilkerson, and drummer Chris Mize. Dave Hubner remarked, " We ' re glad we played there because it gave people an opportunity to hear and dance to music that is not heard on the radio Several " road bands " put on shows at the Room. Threshold, a 7-member Top 40 band, was asked to play a second show because of their familiar, danceable sound. Clockwork played at the Room on two different occasions, too. They played Top 40 rock, as well as some funk and a few original tunes. At the time, they had an album out entitled " A Cry for Love " . Monk and the Maniacs thrilled many students when they played the Room. They combined music and a constant comedy routine with colorful changes in costume. Each routine was linked to the central theme of a song. Their impersona- tions were often quite humorous, al- though they tended to be a little risque at times. Other bands, including The Hollywood Brats, Tuff Breaks, Vixen, Sneaky, and Kidz performed at the Social Activities Room during the year. The Administration ' s decision to open the Student Activities Room to Live Rock ' n Roll and beer drinking came at an opportune time. Tough, new penalties for DWI and the systematic purging of Blowing Rock ' s night spots left few places for students to vent their alcohol-fired Rock ' n Roll steam. The Room provided students with a great opportunity to go out, see live bands, drink, dance, and socialize without having to run the 321 gauntlet from Blowing Rock back to Boone after a show, drunk, and in bad weather. On-campus entertainment proved to be cheaper, more convenient, and just as good as anywhere else. And it may have even saved a few lives. MIKE CROSS: North Carolina ' s Premier Entertainer " I intend to keep performing until my first coronary, and after that it depends on the muscles that are still working. " ARTICLE BY WILLIAM MORGAN PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE HOBBS Farthing Auditorium was in a frenzy Friday night, the ninth of September when Mike Cross - the witty and entertaining singer, songwriter, and storyteller took to the stage. For two hours he brought the crowd to its ' feet with foot-stomping Irish fiddle tunes; had them laughing aloud with his funny songs and tales; and brought them down again with his slow ballads of life and love. A few hours before the show I had the opportunity to talk at length with Mike, and he began our conversation by telling me how he got his start in music: " when I entered UNC, my idea of folk music was singing ' Koom Ba Ya " at summer camp " , he admitted. That soon changed as Mike learned to play several acoustic instruments including guitar, fiddle, and mandolin. He dropped a few instruments at this time also, and he stated, " I used to play harmonica but when I ' d catch a cold it would last for 6 months because of all the germs in the harmonica! " Reminiscing about his first job, Mike said, " I started out at a place called ' The Endangered Species Tavern ' in Chapel Hill. To make any money we ■■. lad to pass the hat. I have always felt a Dersonal bond to the audience as a result )f those days at The Endangered Species. kVhen the atmosphere is just right and [ ' m really communicating with the ludience, it seems like the whole room Decomes something above human. Mike quit law school to pursue his mtertainment career. He explained, " I sat down one night and asked myself a luestion - if I knew I was going to die in ' ive years from cancer, How would I ;pend my time? The answer was not to jractice law, so here I am. I feel there are ;o many aspects of the universe, anything ou put energy and heart into is vorthwhile. " When asked how long he jlanned to continue performing he okingly replied, " I intend to keep jerforming until my first coronary and ifter that it depends on the remaining nuscles that work! " Life on the road isn ' t easy for Mike vho confessed he doesn ' t like to travel, ie is on the road from 220 to 240 days )er year. " You feel like a stranger in a iea of humanity " , he said. " Having a ;ompanion on the road, my wife, makes it a lot easier. " In explaining why he prefers to perform and travel without a band, he said, " Some people are good team players and some are good solitary players. Sometimes when I ' m traveling alone at night a song will just come to me. It ' s like someone else wrote it and asked me to write it down. " Mike especially enjoys playing shows ,in North Carolina. " From a club in New York to Saudi Arabia the response is always positive, but I like playing in North Carolina because it ' s home " , he said. His song ' Carolina Skies ' is testimony to that statement - " There ' s nothing like the feeling, knowing that I ' m seeing those Appalachian Mountains beneath the Carolina Skies. " Mike says he doesn ' t " entertain to impress " , but rather he " entertains to communicate " . He does this by offering something for everyone no matter what their musical taste. He summed it up well when I asked him to describe Mike Cross in one sentence. Looking up at the ceiling, he scratched his head and replied, " a figment of our collective iihaginations " . CHEAP TRICK: Rocking Varsity Gymnasium The musicians burst with energy. Their guitarist throws guitar picks and albums into the crowd - later he even throws his own jacket. At one point he brings out a multi-necked guitar shaped like a human body, and says to the crowd, " I want you all to meet my new son. " ARTICLE BY P. L. VAN-GILDER Cheap Trick, an internationally known pop band, rocked ASU this year as part of its pre-Homecoming weekend warm up. The official view holds that the ?oncert was a success - seating capacity in the 5700-seat Varsity Gymnasium was well over fifty percent. Gross receipts indicate that the Student Government Association " broke even " ; a fiscal achievement due in part to an inter- mediary promoter, Starship Enterprises. This short " essay " is actually a condensed and slightly-Anglicized version of several interviews with Jay, a foreign exchange student currently studying in Boone. These comments are his impressions of rock-concert mania a la America: " I am unfamiliar with auditoriums :he size of Varsity Gymnasium - I ' ve been in a stadium or two but nothing really large and enclosed, except perhaps a church or train station. And I have never seen a real rock concert before. Some of lis have radios and disc-players; but definitely not a stereo system like my sponsor ' s son Tom has. You have music in the supermarket, doctor ' s office, in cars and on airplanes: there ' s always a song even on television, if you listen to the background. These things we do not have as much in my country. My friends and I dream of owning a " Walk-man " . " We arrive early Tuesday night to get good seats for the Cheap Trick concert. For days now I have listened to " One on One " , their popular album, and talk at school has built up the excitement. Tom and I have seats on the bottom level. Metal and plastic chairs line the ground floor in long rows. They have pulled out the bleachers. Above us, a tangle of lighting equipment is being tested and fixed. In front of us is the stage, stacked with huge black boxes that Tom tells me are the " speaker cabinets " . He points out microphones, monitors, guitar stands, and the set of drums smothered in cymbals. The crowd has filled most of the room now with loud talking and a great deal of smoke. Like a pub, except we are still in our coats. " The Elvis Brothers take the stage - the " warm-up band " . I tell Tom that the lead singer looks like Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates; he assures me that this is most certainly not the same man. They play fast music - rock and roll, kind of like the Stray Cats. Their drummer hurls a drumstick into the air - meanwhile playing - and catches the falling stick behind his back. A magnificent show! " Soon the band leaves and the lights then go entirely out. Men walk on the stage in darkness - how can they see where they are going? A man ' s voice comes over the speaker, then Wham! The lights are flashed on and the music of Cheap Trick leaps into our bodies. Never have I heard such loud noise, but soon I am accustomed to the music as the band plays favorites like " Dream Police " , " Surrender " , and " She ' s Tight " . The musicians burst with energy. " All in all, the experience was even better than I imagined it would be. At the end of Cheap Trick ' s performance a good many lighters were flicked on, and our chants and hopes for an encore were rewarded. I could not applaud hard enough for my first American rock concert experience. " PERFORMANCE The world of the stage came alive at ASU in 1983-84. PERFORMANCE - Madrigal 12 Days ARTICLES BY BABETTE MUNN The ticket lines for Ye Olde Madrigal Feaste rivaled that of concerts such as Sinatra in Italy and the Police in Cireenshoro. 720 available seats were immediately sold out this past December, when people from as far away as Chicagt), Florida, and Virf inia joined native Roone residents in the 7th annual gala event. The traditional Yuletide Madrigal Feaste was inaugurated in 1184, when the Royal Family in England first gathered together at Windsor Castle to throw a big bash. Ye Olde Madrigal Feaste has been recreated by ASU for 7 years, and the production goes hack to 1584, when Queen Elizabeth I, Captain Walter Raleigh, and William Byrd, enjoyed a lavish 6-course meal of Wassail, Barleys Soupe, gene tudor sallade withe sauce, rost beefe with yorkshire puddying, candied sweete yams, and frutes, which always left the guests satiated. Under the direction of Noel Lovelace, the ASH Chamber Singers reenact the feaste each year. " It took a long time to research for authenticity - in music, costumes, etc., " said Lovelace. He found it a challenge to make the event, " interesting and-fun-not dull. " Lovelace said he plowed through stacks of music to find compositions that were written before 1584. The Chamber Singers diligently work all fall semester towards the production and receive one hours credit. The character of Queen Elizabeth I was played by Cindy Stonesifer, Walter Raleigh by Jim Taylor, and William Byrd by Noel Lovelace. Lovelace said the students really put their heart and energy into the performances, and the gregarious Chamber Singers interact with the guests in search of etiquette violations. The Madrigal dinner etiquette is rather strict; " Gueysts myst never leave bones on the table, allways hyde them under the chayres, gueysts myst not wype theyre greezy fingers on theyre heardes, and gueysts should never pyck theyre teethe at the table with a knyfe, strawe or stycke. " The need to adhere to 16th century etiquette allows the guests to become fully involved in the night ' s fanfare. Court jesters, pages and wenches, the Boar ' s head platter, flaming pudding and an ensemble of instrumentalists are reasons enough to understand why it ' s become a successful tradition around Boone. Guests of the feasts are treated to the poignant and touching moment of Sir Walter Raleigh ' s knighting ceremony. Original Elizabethan dance and traditional Christmas carols keep the guests fully entertained as well. The turnover of students from year to year makes the task of costuming into quite a monumental job for Marion Lovelace. " It ' s like a treadmill, " said Noel Lovelace. " Every year is different; from modifications in script, music arrangements, costume design and fitting (to adapt more and more to the Elizabethan period), set construction and new acts. " The performance in 1984 will coincide with the 400th anniversity of Sir Walter Raleigh ' s voyage to Roanoke Island in his effort to establish the first English settlement in North America. So, if you plan to attend next year ' s festivities, be prepared for an evening full of food and entertainment, and remember your etiquette. " Gueysts myst have nayles clean or they will dysgust theyre table companions. " Your majesty, there ' s been a salt violation. Wayne Britt plays the Queen ' s jester. , 1 y ' James Taylor as Sir Walter Raleigh and Queen Cindy Stonesifer. The Twelve Days of Christmas is just one of the season ' s festivities at the University Center. Mr. Barry Rogers, p]xecutive Director of the University Center, said " with two seatiiigs a day we still have to turn away crowds. In its fourth year, it continues to he a hroad program, eliciting performers from local churches, choirs, bell choirs, faculty members and ASU students. Mr. Richard Hudson, director of conferences, is responsible for coordinating the programs and drawing in the performers. They hope to expand next year and call it " Days of Christmas. " Music professor Dr. Bill Spencer. Dr. Spencer plays the Appalachian dulcimer. Dr. Bill Spencer plays the mountain dulcimer as part of the season festivities at University Center. Dr. Spencer said he picked up the dul- cimer back in 1955, and " started serious playing in " 78. " He makes his own dul- cimers, and enjoys being involved with this area as it lends itself to the instru- ment. He is a profes- sor of music and teaches conducting, theory, guitar, piano technology, wood- winds and bassoon. Ars. Buchanan and Andy Booze keep the audience entertained. Mrs. Susie Buchanan and student Andrew Booze entertained the lunch crowd at The University Center for part of the Twelve Days of Christmas celebration. Mrs. Buchanan has played the piano for years, but states she never really mixed her music with an occupation. " I do it for the fun of it, and would never want to be stuck in the drudgery of having to make someone play in lessons day in and day out. " She has lived a fruitful life, as her training goes back to the state ' s Appalachian Normal School in 1932, followed by a B.S. degree in education in 1938. In ' 52 she went for her masters, minoring in music. She sees herself as a natural musician, and said her " mind naturally transposes. " She ' s been an elementary school teacher, and a librarian for the Parkway Elementary School. Andy Booze, from King, N.C., is a senior Music Education major at ASU. He plans to attend graduate school and would eventually like to teach. He ' s always wanted to play drums, and got his chance to play in the band in 6th grade. He said that the hardest thing about Music Education is, " You have to learn how to play all the instruments. " The luncheon program was definitely enhanced by their lively versions of traditional Christmas carols. PERFORMANCE ■ Theater ARTICLES BY JACK W. GROCE II First of all, theater majors are not weird, strange, or wacky. Insane - yes, hut weird? Never. They aren ' t weirri lor the same reasons that Jesse Helms supporters, ehild molesters, and Wayne Newton lovers are. Theater majors are a i)art ol a much larger group collectively known as Theater People. Theater I ' eople may he theater majors, minors, those with an interest in theater, or anyone who hangs around ( ' hai)ell Wilson Hall, the home of ASU ' s University Theatre and the weirdos. Okay, so maybe theater people are somewhat weird, hut it ' s a good, healthy weirdness, a natural reaction to the dedication, hard work, and creativity that is inherent lo (he theater. A theater person is a slave to his art; and il they seem more hizarre than the other strange people on campus, like I ' .sychology or Business majors, it is more from heing cooped up in Chapell Wilson working all day and half the night than from anything else. They spend long hours working on shows in production for heller than half of each semester, and it is demanding work. Directors, actors, props people, and lighting techs all face a lot of |)ressure when prei)aring for a show. Being semi-psychotic ;;eems to hel|) in dealing with the pressures. Just hefore a show opens, ( ' ha|)ell Wilson is in turmoil: actors scurrying around trying to remember lines and gel into character; techies working to make sure the production is going lo run smoothly with the sets, jjrops, sound tapes, and costumes in order; and the good old director running around driving the loonies even crazier. Yes, Chapell Wilson is a madhouse most of the time, but the madness pays off handsomely and that is (juite satisfying. Theater is like some kind of blood disease that infects a person and makes him feel like something is wrong if he ' s not working on a show. Working at the University Theatre in some capacity, be it on or behind stage, gives the theater person a taste of what real theater life is all about. It is demanding work that makes any potential theater person stop and ask himself: " Do I have what it takes to do theater professionally? Do I have the stamina to make theater my life ' s work? " Kvery serious theater person is faced with these insecurities, and forced to answer these questions truthfully, but doing so usually leads to a fierce dedication to the craft that is rivaled by few other professions. If anyone was to walk up to a dedicated theater |)erson and tell him or her that they were weird, he or she would more than likely accept the compliment with the grace, charm, and dignity that all theater people possess, and then, thank the would-be offender, because telling a theater person he or she is weird would be to say that they are in touch with their imagination - isn ' t " weird " a pessimistic synonym for " imagination " anyway? A healthy imagination is the key, the best tool a theater person has. If being more in touch with the imagination to better one ' s craft produces the side effects of deranged personality, then so be it. Being weird is more fun anyway. Lyie Bradstiaw applies makeup for One Act Escurial. Nancy Tynes gives Michael Duggan a good luck kiss. %.£. The musical comedy, Dames At Sea, was a production by the Lambda Zeta cast of Alpha Psi Omega, a national honorary dramatic- society, totally student produced and performed. Dames At Sea is based on the campy nostalgia of the l9H() ' s, written by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller with music by Jim Wise. The simple story evolves around a small town girl (Ruby) making it big on Broadway. It ' s a story of love, friendship, fun and laughter. The show is highstepping with impressive dance numbers and plenty of lavish songs. Melody Galloway (Ruby) said she felt, " The audience was very entertained. " Galloway describes her experience as Ruby with, " The best part of the whole thing was getting to know the people, in a way I wish we could do it all over again. " The show was directed and choreographed by theater graduate student Lyle Bradshaw. )st and crew from the all student produced Alpha Psi Omega production of Dames At A night of One-Acts is t University Theatre production of three one-act plays. These plays are directed by students in the Directing II , class, and are taught and supervised by Dr. Susan Cole. The New Quixote, directed by Dawn Dernoedon, and written by Michael Frayn, evolves around Gina (Ruth Wilson), a professional woman set in her ways, as she deals with Kenneth (Curt Swain), a young man hn West as the King and Lyle Bradshaw Brian McDaniel and Nancy Tynes have some fun in a scene who unexpectedly decides to move into his hateful jester in Escurial. from The Marriage Proposal. u onnrtmpnt her apartment. The Marriage Proposal, directed by Helen Whalen, is a popular farce by Anton Chekhov. The play is set in a rural Russian home and depicts an old man ' s (Brian McDaniel) attempt to marry off his strong willed daughter Natalia (Nancy Tynes) to their timid next door neighbor (Michael Duggan). Escurial, directed by Warrie Williams, and written by Michel De Gheldeiode, is the tragic story of a king (John West) and his court jester (Lyle Bradshaw) and the traumatic events which follow their attempts to trade places. The cast also featured Curtis Overcash as a monk and Cliff Bolton as the executioner. Overall, the night of one-acts was a diverse evening of entertainment.- kth Wilson as Gina and Curt Swain as Kenneth learn a lesson in love in The New Quixote. PERFORMANCE ■ Theater Pinocchio and The Fire Eater ' s Traveling Puppet Theater was a children ' s musical by Tom Campbell. The production was done through a special course on the Stanislavski system taught by artists in residence Isaac Dostis and Diana Sun- rise. The show toured Wes- tern North Carolina on a limited basis during the fall semester. The course was very educational for all involved. Carson McCuller ' s sensitive play, The Member of the Wedding, is a poignant story of a young girl, Frankie, who is eager to participate in an adult world. The play brings home the realities of growing up through many trials and tribulations. The first main stage fail production was directed by Dr. Linda Welden, a professor in the Communication Arts Department. Young People ' s Theater production of Pinocchio Linda Pugh plays Berenice, the compassionate maid. Nine year old Bryan Walls as John Henry, Linda Pugh, and Dawn ODernoeden as Frankie play cards. John Ford Noonan ' s A Coupla ' White Chicks Sitting Around Talking is a touching and funny play about the trials and tribulations of two radically different housewives. The comedy takes place in the kitchen of Maude Mix (played by Pamela Ridge), a seemingly proper housewife in Westchester County, New York, and portrays how her life is interrupted by her new neighbor from Texas, Hannah Mae (played by Allison McNeeley). Hannah Mae ' s outspoken ways seek Maude ' s approval as a friend, and the ensuing situations reveal many " bf the idiosyncrasies of both women, their struggles with their husbands and the difficulties of breaking the barriers to know and understand one another. Pam Ridge and Allison McNeeley play the only 2 parts in the play, under the direction of Dr. Susan Cole, Director of University Theater. Pam Ridge and Allison McNeeley play any- thing but typical housewives. Hannah Mae (Allison McNeeley) and Maude (Pam Ridge) come to terms with each other. Wayne Britt as Cleante, Brian McDaniel as Argan, and Lisa Ray as Angehque in The Imaginary Invalid. The University The- atre presented Miles Malle- son ' s adaptation of Mo- liere ' s rollicking comedy of manners The Imaginary Invalid for four nights during February. The 300 year old play entertained theater goers as much now as it did then. The cast included Brian McDaniel as Monsieur Argan, Victoria Rives as Toinette, Lisa Ray as Angelica, and Wayne Britt as Cleante. Ed Pil- kington directed the play. i isitor from Forest Hills " Mark Shuford and Holly Chase in Plaza Suite. The all-student cast from Trouble in Mind, presented during Afro-American History Month. Niel Simon ' s Plaza Suite was presented before three packed houses at the University- Center for Continuing Education ' s Night on the Town. The 15 dollar a head dinner theater production was given in conjunction with the Center and the University Theatre. Simon ' s Plaza Suite was a delightful comedy comprised of three separate episodes which took place in suite 719 of the Plaza Hotel. The three acts, entitled " Visitor from Mamaron- eck " , " Visitor from Hollywood, " and " Visitor from Forest Hills " were directed by theater students Cathy Bennett, Jim Rigsbee, and Sharon Alt, respectively. As part of Afro-American History Month the play Trouble in Mind was present- ed in Farthing Auditorium on February 9th and 10th. Writ- ten by black playwright Alice Childress, Trouble in Mind showed the struggle of black actors and actresses to over- come racial stereotypes in the late ' 50 ' s. Until that time blacks were limited to confin- ing roles as maids and lackeys in American Theater. The unique " play within a play " format allowed the inherent dignity of blacks to come through majestically and spontaneously. PERFORMANCE • Dance Ensemble ARTICLE BY CHARLES UZZELL PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE SPARKS Imagine Wendy Fletcher and a class of students exercising, " Okay folks. One more thing. " Fletcher demonstrates while the class watches; some participate in her example. She guides them, saying, " Other side, " breathlessly, " and two, and three ... " musically, with perfect rhythm. " Straighten up over there . . . Yes! And two . . . keep going. Prances now. " The hours of practice seem to go on forever. This " class " took place before the 1984 ASU Dance Ensemble performance, while the audience was arriving. A thirty minute warm-up has become a tradition before their yearly performance. Fletcher methodically leads, as bodies change to her rhythm. The " class " forms a semicircle centerstage. A loving teacher talks to eager, yet tired students. Music fades in. The lights are down and stretches are occuring in the semicircle. The music gets louder. " Class " ends, the lights go out, and the performance begins. I. The Gale. Spontaneous regenerations of life and gymnastics turned to spectacular dance. n. Fields and Forces. Pink and light purple gowns flow to the lovely piano of George Winston. This is a very graceful piece. Joyful. III. He ' s a Dream. This is Fletcher ' s creation. The music is appropriate, if one can say it that way. This is an excellent jazz number. More pure energy here; the piece is well choreographed. Blending fast rhythm and smooth, quick technique to create the high energy of that moment when love is at its peak. IV. RoUercoaster. Marianne Adams choreographed and designed the costumes for this dance. It begins with a pleasant, quiet introduction. The voice of Joni Mitchell begins and the dancers respond. Yes! Exhilaration. We ' re coaster " cruisin " now. Men dancing, however briefly together, almost seems an odd interaction. Rarely does our culture allow men to simply have fun. This dance is particularly suitable for our new auditorium, Broyhill Music Center. This part even has sculpture! RoUercoaster tracks appear onstage with stunning clarity, as the dance " coasts " to an end. V. Variations. It has a classical feeling that most of us equate with a really excellent childhood. VI. Parlour Games. The last piece to be performed by the Ensemble on February 15th and 16th was choreographed by Fletcher. It featuredeDr. Max Smith on the Harpsichord. When a story like " Parlour Games " is danced, it becomes far superior to acting. Afterwards, Fletcher commented, " An incredible amount of work goes into a performance like this. The dance students that are chosen to participate gain a lot of technical knowledge and it is an enjoyable earning experience. " The ASU Dance Ensemble seems spontaneous, yet controlled. It ' s a warm and generous sampling of the talent here. I hope you had the good fortune to see it. ARI tCLES, BY .PAUU BAljLER The 1983-1984 Perform- ing Arts Series began with the North Carolina Shake- speare Festival ' s production of Othello. A full house was treated to the intrigue and deceit of the 300 year old classic. Milledge Mosley played Othello; Mary Hopeman, Desdemona, and Eric Zwemer played the treacherous lago with memor- able aplomb. To herald in the Christmas season a musical rendition of Dickens ' A Christmas Carol was presented on December 8 in Farth- ing Auditorium. The profession- alism of the Bill Fegan company was evident in the show ' s delightful versions of traditional English Christmas carols. " The characters (were) larger than life could ever be. The sets and costumes were faith- fully drawn from reality then fancifully carried far past reality, " wrote Charles Jones who adapted the novelette for the stage. Indeed, the plight of Tiny Tim and the spirited singing melted many a Scrooge ' s heart that night. A jealous Othello kills his faithful wife. The cunning lago looks on as Othello beats an innocei Desdemona. The music and charm of Dickens ' A Christmas Carol thrilled kids of all ages in December at Farthing. ■ Celebrating its 46th sea- son, the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra ap- peared at ASU in March. The Symphony, which has toured extensively throughout the South and Southwest and the first American orchestra to tour South America, was conducted by Philippe En- tremont. He feels his con- ducting is enhanced by his mastery of the piano. En- tremont, a Frenchman, is attracted appropriately enough to the French reper- toire, and his concerts are often dominated by the work of French composers. Much acclaimed conductor, Philippe En- Philippe Entremont conducts the New Orleans Symphony Orchestn tremont. ancers ' gyrating movements caught in long exposure. Museum Piece II after Rodin. " The Holder Dance Company reflects North Carolina at its very best ... In fact, Holder is now the major professional dance company in the southeastern United States. " These words of praise come from Governor Jim Hunt as the Frank Holder Dance Company celebrates its Tenth Anniversary Season. On November 10, 1983, the Holder Company presented an evening of dance in Farthing Auditorium. The sets, costumes, lighting, and choreography were all by Frank Holder himself, the founder of the Company. Holder began his college education as a botany major in 1967, but he redirected his energies after taking a course in Modern Dance his sophomore year. In 1971 he came to UNC-Greensboro and received an MFA in Dance a year later. Why Greensboro? As Holder explains, " I didn ' t want to move to New York City and become another unemployed dancer. I really wanted to dance and choreograph, and an academic setting seemed logical. " To follow up on his wishes, he formed the Frank Holder Dance Company in 1973. Beginning with performance in the North Carolina public school system, the Company pleased critics ( " Yes - Professionalism from Out of Town! " ) at its New York debut in 1981. At this time the Company is composed of seven dancers. Although they come from -arious back- grounds - Cuba, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Florida - Their expertise and love of dance form a harmonious group. Working in harmony with other people comes naturally for Cuban Julio Sotolongo, who says " I dream of a world in which Man is in harmony with himself and with the planet earth so that we may achieve our rightful heritage as citizens of the universal community. " The members of the Frank Holder Dance Company have diverse interests as hobbies - from music to acting to sky diving - but the real passion in their lives is dance. All had performed with other dance companies before joining Holder, and they all find their present work most rewarding. Six years ago Louis Hrabovsky resigned from teaching to become the Executive Director of the Company. He says of that decision, " I have not been disappointed, because the Company has made a significant impact on modern dance in North Carolina and throughout the Southeast. " orth Carolina ' s premier dance troupe: the Frank Holder Dance Company of Greensboro. PERFORMANCE ■ Artist Series ARTICLES BY PAUL BAKER Ending the 1983-1984 Performing Arts Series on April 3rd was the Chinese Magic Circus of Taiwan. And what an appropriate finale for any series of cultural and artistic performances! The troupe ' s exotic display of acrobatics, magic, and dancing brought to the Farthing stage feats of wonder not often seen in the Western world. The 18 member, two family company, is the successor of a rich and ancient heritage. For over 2000 years pai hsi, " the hundred acts " , has been an integral art of Chinese folk culture. During the T ' ang Dynasty (618-905 A.D.), pai hsi reached its most glorious heights. A special training school was established called Chias Fang to train performers in music, dance, and later in kung fu. Many of the acts devised at this time are still practiced by the Magic Circus today. In ancient China, magic played a prevalent role in pai hsi. Magicians supposedly could swallow swords, spit fire, and produce trees from thin air. One chap was said to be able to " spit fire, dissect himself, and transplant the heads of bulls and horses. " Luckily, today the " hundred acts " emphasizes less gruesome displays. The Farthing show featured such acts as the " Dance of the Dragon " , a Chinese version of vaudvillian comedy, the beautiful and traditional " Village Chopstick Dance " , and exhibitions of kung fu. Hair raising balancing acts involving chairs, tables, flower pots, and humans were interspersed throughout. The Chinese Magic Circus of Taiwan will certainly be remembered by young and old alike. Feats of strength and daring by the Chinese Magic Circus of Taiwan. As part of the 1983-1984 Home- coming festivities, ASU played host to Guy Lombardo ' s famous Royal Can- adians. Directed by Art Mooney, the big band swayed the crowd with " the Sweetest Music this Side of Heaven " including music by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and the Dorsey Brothers. GRAND BALLROOM DANCE DANCE DANCE Big Bands make a comeback! Guy Lombardo ' s Canadians played Farthing this fall. An almost sold-out house battled one of the worst snow storms this year to hear the great jazz pianist Dave Brubeck and his quartet play at Farthing on February 28. Unfortunately, the group ' s saxophonist, Jerry Bergonzi did not appear. Because of snow, his plane was grounded in Buffalo, New York, but the crowd was treated to a sterling performance by the remaining trio. Brubeck, obviously tired from travel and the saxophonist ' s absence, was prompted to say that " this has been one of the worst days of my life, but outside of that it ' s been great. " The first tune was W.C. Handy ' s " St. Louis Blues " . Starting out in a slow 4 4 blues tempo, the band accelerated to a modern interpretation of the old standard with solos from Brubeck and his bass playing son, Chris. Again in the second piece, the Quartet remained in the blues mood with " The Duke, " a tribute to Duke Ellington. Essentially a Brubeck composition, the tune included snatches from Ellington ' s work. By this time Brubeck ' s fatigue had begun to fade, and his playing gained new life. His next piece " Tri-Tones " was an exceptionally difficult work utilizing different time signatures for each instrument and different keys and tempos for each hand of the pianist. " Tri-Tones " had a mechanical quality which was expertly complemented by Chris ' s melodic bass lines. " Jazz Impressions of Japan " was a hauntingly beautiful piece based on scales used with the traditional Japanese stringed instrument, the koto. The mystery of the orient was captured with this tune, evoking scenes of mist sliding over dark mountain crags in a Japanese water color. Chopin has always fascinated Brubeck. " Dziekuje " , meaning " thank you " in Polish, integrated Chopin ' s florid romanticism with up-beat, modern jazz. After a short intermission, Brubeck turned the show over to his sidemen; his son Chris and drummer Randy Jones. Chris thrilled the audience with two brilliant bass trombone solos, and Jones ' frequent solos were tight and exact. The second set ended with " Take Five " , the Brubeck standard. This song, however, was a little weak without the sax, but solos from each performer helped to take up any slack. After many minutes of a standing ovation, the " three man quartet " came back for an encore. " This has been a unique and different concert for us, " said Brubeck, referring to the absent sax player. " I would have liked to have quit while we were ahead. " As the song ended, the crowd rose to its feet in applause while the trio exited, arm in arm. It was truly a unique experience for everyone, well worth braving a Boone winter snow storm. ave Brubeck and his three-man ' quartet ' in a memorable performance. PERFORMANCE ■ Chamber Series ARTICLES BY PAUL BAKER Jeffrey Hollander opened this year ' s Chamber Music Series on the evening of September 29. Hol- lander, a member of the piano faculty of the University of Wiscon- sin at Milwaukee, entertained a small crowd with classical music, jazz, and ingenious improvisation. The celebrated quintet An Die Musik performed at ASU on October 13. The group has played in the U.S. and Europe since 1976. The Monumental Brass Quintet An Die Musik, formed by pianist , Constance Emmerich, is named after a poem written by Schober and put to music by Schubert. The Lewis Weintraub Trio played to an enraptured ASU audience on February 8. The Trio was comprised of cellist Dorothy Hall Lewis, pianist Gary Lewis, and oboist Jason Weintraub. Wein- traub, a well known soloist and j Lewis-Weintraub Trio orchestral musician, is a former member of both the Rochester Philharmonic and the Rochester Chamber Orchestra. The Monumental Brass Quin- tet entertained ASU music lovers with a free concert on February 23 in the new Broyhill Auditorium. The Quintet, consisting of Patrick Whitehead and Lewis Dutrow on trumpets; Carol Conti-Entin, horn; Martin Hughes, trombone; and C. Russell McKinny on bass trom- bone, gave an outstanding perfor- mance of works by Claude le Jeune, J. S. Bach, Robert Sanders, and Samuel Scheldt. Traditional chamber music and modern British compositions were the fare of the last concert of the Chamber Series performed on March 24. The Ampliion String Quartet originated in London as the protege of the Aeolian and Am- adeus Quartets, and has toured extensively in England. The Amphion String Quartet 1 die Musik: Eliot Chapo, violin; Maureen Gallagher, viola; Daniel Rothmuller, cello; Gerard Reuter, oboe; Constance Emmerich, piano PERFORMANCE ■ Broyhill Music ARTICLES BY PAUL BAKER The ASU Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. William A. Gora, gave two well received concerts this year. The Ensemble is comprised of a select group of some 50 members. During the November 30th concert the group presented the world premier of American composer Lawrence Weiner ' s " Structures for Wind Band " . The second performance included works by Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Percy Grainger ' s " Gum Sucker ' s March, " and Pulitzer Prize win- ning composer Karel Husa ' s " Apotheosis of this Earth. " j y Sl The Appalachian University Singers is a choral group designed to give its members the opportunity to entertain while at the same time improve their own talents. The group, accompanied by Julie Reed on piano, is directed by Dr. Noel Lovelace. The singers toured throughout North Carolina and Virginia during the month of March, giving them more opportunity to gain experience in performance. The ASU Jazz Ensemble, tradi- tionally one of the hottest musical acts on campus, lived up to its reputation again this year. The dazzling February 25th perfor- mance with trumpeter Jon Faddis was the highlight of the All-State Weekend Festivities. Faddis, " hailed as the youngster most likely to carry the torch handed down from Satchmo to Roy Eldridge to Dizzy Gillespie, " jammed to the back up of the Jazz Ensemble under the direc- tion of Dr. William Gora. Recent- ly, Faddis was presented by Gillespie as the veteran ' s protege at the White House concert before Mrs. Reagan. The ASU Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. William Gora. The University Singers, directed by Noel Lovelace. Noel Lovelace and pianist Julia The ASU Jazz Ensemble I and Dr. William Gora, director. e Chamber Singers perform in Broyhill under the direction of Noel Lovelace. Spooks with rhythm. The ASU Chamber Singers, a dedicated group of students, had a successful year this year. Under the direction of Dr. Noel Lovelace, most of the group ' s energy was spent in preparation for the annual Madrigal Feaste, the six-evening, sell-out pageant of 16th Century England. The ASU Percussion Ensemble once again presented a memor- able Halloween concert this year. Dressed in masks and costumes, the Ensemble in- troduced a captivated audience to a weird, modern repertoire. The multi-media event, replete with slides, lights, and even a musical computer, was made in conjunction with the Art Department. The Ensemble membership fluctuates between 15 and 20 people who play literally hundreds of in- struments, some hand-made. The Appalachian Symphony Orchestra, a group of 55 talented students, faculty, and members of the surrounding community, performed four concerts this year. The first, presented in the fall, included Brahms ' , Serenade No. I in D, and Rimsky-Korsakov ' s Capriccio Espagnol. The second concert was a joint effort with the Chorale Depart- ment. Dr. Clinton Parker conducted the Appalachina Chorale and orchestra in Bach ' s Magnificat in D. The March 1st concert featured works by Arriaga, Satie, Bartok, and Liszt. The final presentation of the 1983-84 season featured finalists in the Music Depart- ments Concerto Aria Competition. Dr. William Wilson conducted the Appala- chian Symphony this year. B Appalachian Symphony Orchestra. Dr. William Wilson, conductor. X 07 r . - ■p 1 - Pt " V f . i y.X ' f J ) - - Un ed n =aith rhe spirit and participation in eligious organizations ndlcates that God is alive ind well on the campus of ppalachian State University. The spiritual life of ASU students s thriving if participation in religious ilubs is any indication. Of the ten clubs n campus, eight are Christian, one is ' ewish, and one is Baha ' i. They all have cheduled meetings, and most of them ombine a meal and worship service ifith the meeting. During the day each irganization provides a place for the nembers to talk, relax, and study in a omfortable setting. No club closes its loors to anyone; denomination is not a actor. The clubs often work together on ommunity projects such as the Crop Valk. In addition, most of the organiza- ions have their own community ctivities. Early this fall, the Presbyter- ms delivered firewood to the elderly nd the Baptist Student Union collect- p food for the Watauga Hunger koalition. I Each club sponsors retreats during le year for fellowship, personal piritual growth, leadership training, d group support. Although all clubs do not actively leek out members, everyone is welcome ) participate in the meetings, ask uestions, and decide for himself which fganization will best suit his personal seds. WTICLE BY LISA ROPER f.m CANTERBURY ASSOCIATION First Row; Cooper Falls, Barbara Litschert (secretary), Karl Wheeler, Mary Stewart (vice president), Jamie McGuinn, Betsy Ballard. Second Row; Cheryl Johnson, Statt Moore, Pete Reichle (campus advisor), Chris Newcomb. Back Row; Chandra Whichard, Annelle Woggon (president), Cinda McGuinn (advisor). Rick Gransee. Religious Clubs CATHOLIC CAMPUS MINISTRY Front Row; Tim Ryan (secretary), Mickey Cook (president), Sister Ann Griffin (campus minister), Tara French (treasurer), Katherine Neal (vice president). Second Row; Amy Procter, Kim Birskovich, Bill Rhodes, Theresa Merz, Julie Whichard. Back Row; Elizabeth Rupp, Mike Kelieher, Jim Frydl, Jodi Edwards, Jeanie James, Kevin Cronin. Just three years ago, the Canter- bury Association had only five active members. Today over twenty students participate in the club ' s activities. Ski and beach trips, camp-outs, retreats, canoeing and hiking are planned on a regular basis, and over Christmas this year several members went to Colorado for the National Episcopal College Conference. The Canterbury Association is affiliated with St. Lukes Episcopal Church, and the church and parish hall are never locked. The members drop in all day long for a quiet place to study, to talk, or simply to escape from the hectic life of classrooms and resident halls. Centered at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, the Catholic Campus Ministry sponsors numerous activities including a folk group that sings at Mass, rest home visitations, representations on the parish council, counseling sessions, lecturers, and musicians. This year the student members provided the program for an " Encounter-with-Christ. " Students gather once a week for a meeting at the church. In addition to students, the membership includes University faculty and staff. Community projects are part of the activities of the Westminster Fellow- ship. This year they all got together and delivered firewood to the elderly residents in Boone who were unable to get it for themselves. The members meet once a week for a meal, worship, and study, and throughout the year they go to conferences and retreats. This February they all went to the state conference in Mundo Vista. The Westminster Student Center, located next to the post o ffice, is a place for the members to meet informally during the day. To challenge the students and faculty with the truth-the reality of Jesus Christ, His death. Resurrection, and present reign as Lord of the Universe - this is the goal of the 94 WESTMINSTER FELLOWSHIP Front Row; Ted Hotz, Michelle Bruinsma, Kyle Huffman. Second Row; Rita iller, Billy Stidham, Roy Youngblood, Amy Hancock, Steve Gaito. Back Row; Bobby Williams, Leigh radley, Bill Knox, David Griffin. ith Brooks and Marggi RobbI entertain the Campus Crusade for Christ with their own songs. iHA ' l COLLEGE CLUB Front Row; Melanie Powell, Susan Wilde, Jim Wilde. Second Row; Deborah licural, Mike Parker, Sherry Rognstad. Back Row; Ziaollah Hashemi, Michael Powell, Ron Rognstad. Campus Crusade for Christ. The CCC is a staff-directed, student-led organiza- tion that meets in Sanford Hall. After Christmas this year many members attended KC-83, a national conference held in Kansas City. The purpose of this conference was " to help ignite a spiritual revolution among students. " The ultimate goal is to eventually redirect all campuses toward Christ. At the weekly meetings everyone meets as a group for singing, sharing, and prayer. They then break into smaller sessions to discuss different topics of Christian growth. Every Thursday night at the home of Jim and Susan Wilde, the Baha ' i College Club holds a " Fireside. " This is a meeting when certain aspects of the Baha ' i faith are discussed for the education and enlightenment of the members and guests. Since the Baha ' i faith has no clergy, these meetings often serve as times of worship. The Baha ' i College Club sponsors lecturers, discus- sions, classroom presentations, and social activities. For the past two years, the club has provided evening refresh- ments during exams for the word-weary students. The members of the Baha ' i Club do not actively gather new members, but anyone who is curious is welcome to attend one of the Firesides and discover the Baha ' i beliefs. Evangelism: to lead others to personal faith in Christ; Discipleship: to help Christians grow toward maturity as disciples of Christ through the Bible study, prayer, and fellowship; Missions: to present the call of God to the world mission of the church and to help students and faculty discover God ' s role for them. These are the themes of the Inter- Varsity Christian Fellowship. This organization is a student-led, interdenominational campus Christian organization that holds weekly meetings in Sanford Hall. At these meetings students and faculty sing, talk, discuss, share experiences, and praise the Lord. There is no set membership as such; anyone interested is encouraged to attend. Sponsored by the Methodist Church, the Wesley Foundation sup- ports a choir, a worship team that specializes in leading church services, intramural teams, holiday dances, movie nights, and noon communion services. The Wesley Foundation focuses on two themes: to be a student ' s " home away from home " and his " church away from home. " The lounge area, with its color TV and fireplace, provides a home Religious Clubs Jim White Je adsj he Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship in singing. An after-dinner singalong with Todd Corbin, Eddie Ingram, David Gentry, John Comer, Kora Wagoner, and Scott Veals. WESLEY FOUNDATION Front Row; Robert Baker, Kora Wagoner (worship chairman), Laura Joyce, Martha Morgan, Gay Galloway, Helen Dougherty, Donna Holtzclaw, Tom Ford, John Magnuson (campus minister). Second Row; Eddie Ingram (publicity chairman), Chrisanna Bonds, Kathy Jackson, Carol Miner, April Spencer, Maria Peek, Jimmy Sanders (outreach chairman). Libit Glenn (activities chairman), Scott Veals, Anne Earnheart, Susan Henderson, David Gentry. Third Row; Todd Walker, Clayton Bryan (vice president), Trish Williams. Back Row; Scott Henize (president), Marty Voight, Tommy Flemming, Todd Corbin, Chris Cantrell, Gary Walker, Lynne Lowe, Jimbo Lowder, John Comer, Phillip McGimsey, Becky Bandy, John Fitzgerald, Nina Weaver, Jim Brooks, Cindy Steele. atmosphere where the members relax during the day, study quietly, and play the piano. As a student ' s " church away from home, " the Foundation offers creative worship services, evening programs, and retreats. The members are encouraged to worship on Sundays with the congregation of the Boone United Methodist Church. At Grace Lutheran Church, the members of Lutheran Students of Appalachian meet for meals, worship, fellowship, relaxation and counsel. In addition to weekly scheduled events, the LSA is involved with community service projects, the United Campus Ministry, and the Lutheran Student Movement, USA. The doors of the c enter are open to everyone. According to Mike Fortner, there is much warmth and Christian fellowship in the " home away from home " atmosphere at the Lutheran Student Center. The Jewish Students Club is in a unique position here at ASU. It is comprised of a small number of Jewish students in a predominately Protestant institution. Their meetings are designed to keep the members aware of their religious background, and also provide discussion on coping with the problems of being out numbered. In the fall, the club sponsored a speaker on campus, Yosef Yaaker, the Consul-General of Israel. Just before Christmas they celebrated Hannukah, and in the spring they sponsored a ski retreat. Sponsoring a spaghetti-eating con- test is just one of the activities of the Baptist Student Union. They also support six ministry teams that minis- ter to area churches and the campus. The Center welcomes you into its fellowship as you are, and encourages you to participate in the weekly worship services: morning devotions Monday and Thursday and evening celebration on Monday nights, followed by a meal. The BSU provides ministry and missionary opportunities for those who want to serve in a worthwhile cause. A former BSU member recently devoted his personal mission work in Togo, Africa. The Center is a place for relaxing and meeting with friends. As BSU member Martha Barlowe says, " The BSU provides warmth in the coldest of times. " 96 LUTHERAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION Front Row; Melissa Hudson (treasurer), Bonnie Bost. Second Row; Ted Neely, Christi Unsicker, Jenny Sharp. Suzanne Wise, Steve Ellington, Gina Sigmon, Mike Fortner, Bob Young (pastor). Back Row; Frank Hunnicut (vicar), Cindy Hunnicut, Dennis LaMaster (president), Neal Woodson (secretary), Pearson Shaw (vice president), David Vermeulen, Jeff Knight, Alan Houser. f%g j 4 nn-l m £ I- 41 75 -lix F i i r. 1 mU L ' pPf CH J »t B J 5-; vitaiiA ' 1 Hh H ' U f it ftiQu Hl 1 r " B H I ( 3f 3 3B J m i 4 r .wf ■?w? r ' M 1 APTIST STUDENT UNION Front Row; Delores Howell, Amy Robinson, Todd Triplett, David Phillips, Craig Bowers, Jimmy Huffman, Mark Abernathy, Ken Ivera, Wendell, Jeff Snotherly. Second Row; Jami Jenkins, Lisa Roper, Margie Davidson, Debra Cook, Meg Long, Tracy Cecile, Les Rich, Mike Chandler, risalan Anderson, Mark Lee, Johnny Graybeal. Third Row; Denise Kirby, Angela Nune, Patti Stone, Heather Bock, Kim Greene, Rosa Ojeda, Robert Huffman, fidget Tippett, Robert Parrish, Marchelle Moore. Fourth Row; Jolyn Pope, Dee Marshall, Tracy Hollifield, LuAnne Gardner, Katrina Shields, Heidi Hughes, reg Maready, Cindy Hayes, Helen May, Greg Flowers. Fifth Row; Susan Dale, Don Norrington, Donna, Tonya, Jeni Gray, Joseph Parker, Steve Turner, Denise ice, Mary Hollar, John Lowrey, Tonj Annas, Luwanna Ellis, Debbie Mills, Carol VunCannon, Dan Munoz. Sixth Row; Tina Witherspoon, Beth Bates, Ruth verman, Cheri Foster, Rhonda VunCannon, Angela Morrison, Francisco Ojeda, Henry Camp, Tanya Thomas, Myra Land, Melva Everidge, Lisa Chapman, at Cobb, Wayne Tester, Steve Goslen, Karen Gray, Darryl Edwards. Seventh Row; Jeff Lowe, Jeff Beach, Steve Roper, Chip Watts, William O ' Flaugherty, racy Bynum, Potsie Brummit, Kevin Parrish, Bobby Rader, Lynn Key, Tommy Justus, Maria Ricker, Janet Carter, Scott Hunter, Jeff Campbell, Nelson Dollar. ack Row; Angela Cox, Melody Love, Ken McLure, Jon Spencer. SERVING THE COMMUNITY Active student organizations devote their time and energy toward valuable community service activities. ARTICLE BY ROBBIE REAVES Volunteering one ' s time and energy to community service is a gift which never can be repaid in monetary terms, but it is one which pays over and over again in other ways for those who participate. ASU has six community service clubs on campus this year: Circle K. Vocational Rehabilitation, Volun- teers in Service for Youth, Alpha Phi Omega, the Compass Club, and the Alumni Ambas- sadors. " Achieving unity through service " was the international theme for Circle K this year. Circle K, a college level co-ed division of Kiwanis International, is the largest college service organization in the United States boasting more than 700 clubs and over 10,000 members. The club ' s activities included its usual visits to and parties for the Grandfather Mountain Home for Children, tutoring of Upward Bound high school students, and blood drives. Many of these services were performed along with the Boone Kiwanis and the Watauga High School Key Club. President Andy Wortham said he believed that the Christmas party given in cooperation with the Boone Kiwanis for the needy children of Hardin Park Elementary School, " really brought the club together as a whole and helped to achieve the interna- tional theme. " Circle K also participated in the seventh annual ski weekend for its members in the division in February. In March they held their Super Dance, a dance-a-thon for Muscular Dystrophy. Increasing the accessability of voting precincts for the handicapped was a major priority for the Vocational Rehabilitation 1 V P IPM 1 f _ " f -■ i — .1 ' 1 NATIONAL SERVICE FRATERNITY | 1 ALPHA PHI OMEGA Front Row; Rob Ashby (Second Vice President), Roman Nelson (President), Gil Hill (First Vice-President). Second Row; Libby Spencer, Lynn Turlington, Cathy Nelson, Mark Nelson, Regina Clark, Ruth Reidenbach, Sheri Walker, Sharon Smith (Treasurer), Dan Carrow. Third Row; Lin Hiller, Pierson Shaw, Steve Gaito, Lance Waterman, David Fedder, Dennis LaMaster, Mitch Seward, Richard Hood (Secretary), Gary Merrill. Not Pictured; Laura Correll, Walt Foster, Charles Leake, Todd Ward, Joe Dixon, Pam Harwood, Tommy Robbins, Carole Everette, Trish Johnson, Emory Vines. syi ' MIM HS ' v ' -l ill N ' ji ii.i - " -- H Bk .Jt l .. « __J fcs3 jO Hr V ' flflriPBflPH IKrW 1 pi CIRCLE K (Secretary), Coe, John Smith. Left to Right; Sheila Newman, Ross Rogers. Mary Beth Konopka, Kelly Lowe Roxanna Smith, Patti Culler, Mary Lentz, Tracy Knight (Treasurer), Wilson Hux, Scott Collins, Karen Mitchell, Renee Foster. Not Pictured; Andy Wortham (President), Sara Mary Beth Konopka and Kelly Lowe promote their organization and community outside the Student Union. SERVING THE COMMUNITY Club this year. Members of the club are dedicated to helping handicapped people. " We will read for, walk across campus, or help in any way that we are asked, " said president Deborah Hurtzog. A majority of the club ' s 14 members are rehabilitation- Psychology majors. Under the guidance of faculty advisor Dr. Gary Sigmund, the club attended the regional Vocational Rehabilitation Conference in Tampa, Florida in April. There they were introduced to new and improved ways of aiding the handicapped. Hurtzog said that the effort put forth by the organization " is worth the time because you can see the results. " Providing mature adult companion- ship and a strong image for the children of Watauga County between the ages of five and twelve was the main objective of Volunteers in Service for Youth this year. Board Chairman Chris Lumley said that the 40 to 60 volunteers in the group range in career goals from " elementary educa- tion and special education to business education. Most of them are basically interested in kids. " Each member has a little brother or sister to share with throughout the year. Kids are taken to Tweetsie Railroad, trick or treating, bowling and similar activities i in groups or with their surrogate sibling. The year ' s activities ended with a group field day. To finance the organization, VISFY sold donuts and raffle tickets. Collecting books for the Watauga County Prison, clearing land for Father Rick ' s Home for Orphans, weather proofing homes for the elderly, and helping the Council on Aging were just a few of the many activities performed by Alpha Phi Omega this year. Alpha Phi Omega is a national service fraternity which is based on the principles of scouting. Because of this association, the group is closely involved with the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Cub Scouts in the area. Members of the group served as judges in the fall at the Watauga County Camporee and in the winter at the scout ' s Klondike Derby. They also held dances, a bike rodeo, assisted blind students on campus with reading, and vorked with the Heart Fund. Vice - " resident Gil Hill said, " We are a service ;lub, and anyone interested in serving is velcome. " This year new members wrought the club ' s total to 60. " On Course for Tomorrow " is the notto for the newest service club on :ampus, the Compass Club. The club ' s deals are friendship and service, and this ' ear they certainly lived up to them. In m interview with the Appalachian, ' resident Susan Wakefield said, " We are . service organization working for the ommunity and school. That ' s what we ill be doing in the future. So far, we have larticipated in the canned food drive, ' hristmas caroling for the elderly in the ' erkinsville community, and we built a [oat for the Boone Christmas Parade. " he group also took area children out rick or treating with the Volunteers in lervice for Youth on Halloween. " It ' s a good club to belong to, " said Wakefield, " if you like working for the chool and community, but I think it ' s imply a great group to belong to for the lere fact that you get a lot of personal enefit out of it. " The Appalachian Student Alumni .mbassadors (ASAA) is a service group ' hose sole purpose is the promotion of S J. The Ambassadors conducted cam- us tours for potential ASU students uring Parent ' s Day, Homecoming, and ollege Days for High School Seniors, ' he Group is sponsored by Alumni ffairs. The ASAA is composed of a select lembership of 25 students. Each student mst maintain a 2.5 GPA. They came om all academic disciplines but are rawn together by their love for ASU. srry Adams, President of ASAA said, fMumni Ambassadors are students who ;ally believe in ASU., and they go to ;hool here because they want to, not scause they have to. If you are proud of SU, then being an Ambassador is great scause it gives you a chance to show off le University. " ASU ALUMNI AMBASSADORS Front Row; Dabney Ware, Beverly Falrcloth, Chrystal Simmons, Patti Culler, Lori Robinson, JoAnn D ' Alessandro. Second Row; Jane Abernethy, Donna Sharpe, Donna D ' Alessandro, Leigh Harris, Tammy Childress, Vicki Kirkpatrick. Third Row; Roland Maddrey, Chris Turner, Susie Earley, Jerry Adams, Mike Self, Joe DePasquale. Back Row; Laurie Kreidt, Paul Gainey, Barry Richards, Cameron Reece, Richard Runde, Star Young. VOLUNTEERS IN SERVICE FOR YOUTH Front Row; Sarah Kaplan, Angle Mungo. Second Row; Cathy Nelson, Donna Ketchum, Chris Lumley (Chairperson). Back Row; Hunter Walsh (Business Manager), Scott Lankford, Kevin Madden, Mary Ruth Sizer (Advisor). COMPASS CLUB Front Row; Mark Abernathy, Jimmy Huffman, Susan Abee (Vice-President), Julia Fesmire (Secretary), Susan Wakefield (President), Wanda Kiser (Treasurer). Second Row; Dalene Ward, Krista Schoening, Kim Ward, Kendra Harris, Kristen Anderson, Sandy Joyce, Dee Wortman. Back Row; Kecia Braswell (Second Vice-President), Deborah Caroway, Krispin Wagoner, Julie Hudson, Beverly Dixon, Camille Ediund, Andy Harvey. THE BODY POLITIC Is It Alive And Well At ASU? It was a big year for such volatile issues as armed conflicts involving thie US military, nuclear weapon deployments and freeze proposals, thie continuing struggle for the rights of women and minorities, and of course, the Homecoming concert. -ftj »■ J ' » •« f A ' - v ' ■ • • ' ... I Jk.» Over twenty ASU students and faculty attended the Novembei 12th March On Washington to demonstrate their opposition to President Reagan ' s Central American foreign policy. Approximately 20,000 protesters marched from the State Department building to the White House, rallying at the Ellipse. One tense moment occured when a contingent of American veterans marched past the protesters near the Vietnam Memorial fahoveV Student Government Association -J President Ken Talley takes time 1 from his busy day to discuss SGA policy and student attitudes. From his desk in 22-C Workman Hall, he makes decisions that will affect ASU students for years to come. KEN TALLEY SPEAKS OUT ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY PAUL BAKER hen Ken Talley decided to run for Student Body President, he jumped into a raging fire of controversy. Substantial losses from the previous year ' s Homecoming concert and an apathetic student body have made his job difficult. Despite the pressures, Ken Talley strikes a figure of leadership, and his sober ideas on student government and the ASU experience are re-establishing the importance of the Presidency. RHODODENDRON: A prevalent attitude on campus is that the SGA is just an ego trip for its members, just something to put on a resume. Why did you run for SGA President? Talley: Well, last year when people were saddling up for campaigns, I was down in the Public Defender ' s office racking my brains out every Wednesday night preparing cases. I talked alot to people who worked up here (SGA) about what they were doing, because I found myself answering for SGA when I was in public or at a social function. People said, " Well look, what are those people doing over there. Ken? What about that $11,000.00 lost on concerts last year? " I ' ve worked with the N.C. Student Legislature so I knew a lot about how a legislative branch works. I felt that I was capable and knew as much or more than most of the people who were there. People asked me to run with them, or just to run period. I never really considered it. I never could see myself in this office. We already knew who was going to run - the Kleine Cassetti ticket and the Baltes Gibbs ticket - and it kind of scared me. You know, I hate to take anything away from either of those tickets, but then when you consider the experience they had with student government - there wasn ' t any, except for Pat (Baltes). I asked myself, " Ken, is there anybody that you know of who could do it better than you? " I had to say, " no " . I thought that there were a lot of ideas that I had that could help the students, so I went for it. RHODODENDRON: What major issues have you encountered this year? Talley: I think (the issue of) concerts was the biggest one. If the students at this University feel that we ' re nothing but egotistical, resume-writing do nothings then why not hand it over to a group that is better prepared to accomodate the students ' wishes. I think that they did not realize that if they used their voices constructively and went to their Senators; if they came to me instead of writing to The Appalachian eople in Boone think that if there were beer here there would be 10,000 drunks running around King St. raping their daughters, rampaging the businesses, vandalism, break-ins, murders — the whole thing would escalate to astronomical proportions. " complaining about something that had already past; if they came before the concert took place, we would have been willing to help. That ' s what we needed. That ' s what every government needs. Another issue is that of the Rock. Everything is getting closed down that hasn ' t already been closed. We ' ve been successful in answering the students ' needs with ' brown bagging ' in the Student Union, and hopefully with the opening of the former food store for ' brown bagging ' and concerts. RHODODENDRON: Election turn-outs this year have been embarrassingly low. Does this reflect a lack of interest on the part of the student body? If so, what do you feel causes such apathy? Talley: A lot of the apathy goes back to last year. The concert Talley: My opinion is that you only get out of it what you put into it. I think that people should explore job opportunities and the job market and try to structure what they ' re doing in school so that when they get out they will be in an area that is going to have a need. Or be creative. There are a lot of services and jobs that you could create yourself if you find it in wide demand. You ' re going to have to create a place for yourself if there is not one waiting for you. RHODODENDRON: Do you feel that the main objective of students at ASU is primarily to obtain a well-paying job after graduation or to become well educated? Talley: That goes back to the individual. If you poll the people in the College of Business, I think that you will find that most are here to get a job so that they will make more money. If you go to the English Department or the Elementary Education Department, they ' re here so that they can share the knowledge they have accrued over the years. Personally, I want a balance of both. I don ' t want to go to school for four or five years, invest all that time and money to go out and get a minimum wage job. I would say that anyone who comes here for four years goes away better educated, even if the purpose is just to make a higher salary. RHODODENDRON: What changes would you like to see at ASU and in Boone in the next ten years? losses remained a big issue all year long. I think that the negative attitude that was planted last year or in preceding years prevailed. We ' ve been combating it all year. RHODODENDRON: Does it disturb you. Ken, that the major issues among students of this campus are concerned with alcohol and Homecoming bands instead of more momentous social and political concerns? Talley: I think that says a lot. This is the ' Me Generation ' . People are more concerned with what affects them the most, rhey seem a little self-centered. They live in a very small world. RHODODENDRON: In recent years, the value of a college diploma has dwindled. Graduates, especially in the Liberal Arts, ind it increasingly difficult to get a job. What reasons do you rive to validate four years in college? ast time I went home, I went hunting and sat out in the rain for three hours just because nobody knew I was there. Nobody could mess with me. I was away from telephones and notes on the door. " Talley: I ' d like to see more on-campus housing and maybe Greek housing. I ' d like to see SGA held in higher esteem, with more students involved and more respectful of SGA. I hope that I am laying the foundation now so that this may become a reality. The biggest change I ' d like to see is a better understanding between the community and the University. I ' d like for the community to realize that this University means a lot to this town. We ' re the largest employer, the highest taxpayer, and the services these people can acquire - we ' ve got the auditorium, we ' ve got Farthing. The cultural events they can attend, and the gym. I think that the community is very far removed from the students here. I ' d like to see a blend. I ' d like to see everybody getting along better. We ' re here - we ' re going to be here. We might as well learn to coopera te and get along and help each other. IF STUDENTS ARE WILLING, SGA WORKS ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY PAUL BAKER iddled with controversy even before the year began, the Student Government Associa- tion fought an uphill battle to gain the student body ' s respect and cooperation. Blunders from the previous year ' s SGA, the debated validity of the presidential election itself, and an apathetic student body made the task of student government a thankless job. Like our federal government, the SGA consists of three branches. The Executive branch, headed by President Ken Talley, is responsible for the implementation of SGA policy. Vice President Eddie Hill presided over the Student Senate, which is made up of elected officials, one representative for every 100 on-campus students and a total of 52 representatives for off-campus students. Each Senator is required to sit upon one of the five special subcommit- tees (Rules, Welfare, Elections, Research, and Concert). The Judicial branch, directed by Chief Justice Billy Boggs, protects the Constitution, interprets the law, and metes out punishment for students who transgress the Judicial Code. Most of the cases tried in Student Court involve infractions against Re- sidence Hall rules: violation of visitation hours, unauthorized occupancy, and violation of quiet hours. The new state alcohol laws enacted this year gave rise to an increasing number of cases involving underage drinking on campus. The tumultuous political year actual- ly started in the spring of 1983 with the presidential elections. The much debated disqualification of the Gibbs Baltes ticket cast doubt upon Ken Talley ' s and Eddie Hill ' s claim to victory. Hardly had the elections controversy cooled when the age-old concert problem reared its ugly head. During the previous year, SGA bungled in its attempt to present a successful Homecoming concert by losing almost $12,000.00 of the students ' money. This year the SGA enlisted an outside promoter to help alleviate the problem of financial risk. Much to the dismay of many students, a bid by the Talking Heads was rejected, and the ' middle of the road ' band Cheap Trick was booked. The concert was held ten days before Homecoming, and a smaller band, Sugarcreek, appeared at the actual Homecoming event. Outbursts against the SGA ' s choice of bands by students have been consistent over the past few years, and except for these outbursts, student involvement in SGA affairs has been minimal. Lack of student participation was evident in the low voter turnout for SGA sponsored elections, where only 640 votes were cast for Senate candidates, leaving fifty Senate seats unfilled. A special election [ President Ken Talley speaks to members of the student body in the annual " State of the SGA " address given in December. Rick Geis and Jane Olson of Residence Life help clarify the rules. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Front Row; Ken Talley (President), Darryl Craw- ford (Director of State Affairs), Al Leonard (Presidential Assistant). Back Row; Kevin Phillips (Student Gov ' t Produc- tions), Byron Olson (S.C.A.U.), Scott Charest (Treasurer). Not Pictured; John Winn, Kathy Roye, Bush Reynolds. .« " - Travis Gooch, Amanda Foster, Billy Boggs and Leigh Anne Moser oversee the proceedings of a weekly court session. for the SGA position of Secretary drew 740 votes. In an Appalachian interview. Elections Committee Chairman John Adams said, " The Elections Committee cannot force people to vote. Voting is the privilege of each student to decide who will represent his interests in SGA. " Although interest was low, the SGA did provide some valuable services to ASU. Most visible was the opening of the Student Activity Room in the Student Union to brown-bagging and live enter- tainment. The SGA was instrumental in turning the old Winn-Dixie building into a new entertainment spot, and provided students with special discount cards good at many area restaurants and stores. An in-depth catalog of General Education courses was published and distributed to aid in preregistration for the spring semester, and a voter registration drive was held. Contests held by the SGA included those for a new SGA logo, the best decorated dorm at Homecoming, and a name for the new entertainment center. VOTER ncniQTDATlON THE BLACK PERSPECTIVE AT ASU ARTICLE BY CATHY STUART he Black Student As- sociation was organ- ized in 1971 as a division of Minority Affairs. The BSA is a continuously growing organization. There are approximatly 180 active members out of a total black population of 320. The purpose of the BSA is to provide a central point from which blacks can actively express and share their views and interests. James Luster, BSA President, said, " The major goal of the BSA is to create more unity among black and white students. We attempt to achieve this goal by offering cultural programs and activities throughout the year. It is our hope that through these activities, we can better educate the white students as well as the black students on the history, heritage, and culture of black Americans. It is with this increased knowledge that we can gain a better understanding of each other as a human race. " Concerning racial issues on campus. Luster said, " I think that the black student faces certain obstacles that the white student does not. At any education- al institution there should be a horizontal balance of educational, religious, and social activities. Educational and religious activities at ASU are excellent, but socially, black students are at a slight disadvantage. The University and the Department of Student Affairs have recently placed much more emphasis on the social environment and given black students a more positive attitude. " Black Student Associa- tion President James Luster feels that his organization ' s major goal is to " create more unity among black and white students by offering cultural programs and activities throughout the year. " BLACK STUDENT ASSOCIATION Front Row; Eddie Barnes, Walt Foster, Joe Dixon, James Luster, Emory Vines, David Patterson, Dennis Watson, Billy Campbell. Second Row; Todd Hicks, Benlta Harris, Jeannette Welborn, Precita Beatty, Anthonette Wright, Deonne Springs, Patricia Davis, Vonda-Joyce Colvin, Charlene Mines, Susan Strickland, Phyllis Graves, Venus McLaurin, Michelle Wilklns, Willie Fleming. Back Row; Karlos Harris, Benita Briggs, Dawn Dutka, Lynette Luster, William McMillan, Valerie Chandler, Elson Baldwin, Selina Parks, Ervin Hannah, Frank Tootle, Tandy McMasters, Jerome Stanberry, Pamela Poe, Sharon Gibbs, Robin Donahue, Penny Fillyaw, Angela Smith. BLACK STUDENT ASSOCIATION GOSPEL CHOIR: Front Row: Willie Fleming. Becky Hixon, Susan Strickland, Sharon Wright, Robin McElroy, Deonne Springs, Venus McLaurin, Selina Parks, Anita Lipford, Penny Fillyaw, Marilyn McDowell, Anita Phillips, Valerie Chandler, Anthonette Wright, Jeannette Welborn, Valerie Rorie, Gail Howard, Wanda Kelly. Second Row; Billy Ray Campbell, Franklin Tootle, Dennis Watson, Joe Dixon, Keith Grandberry, Walter Foster, David Patterson, Tommy Robbins, Chris Moore. Third Row; Sabrina Holley, Precita Beatty, Myra Stafford, Valerie Harris, Charlene Hines, Vonda-Joyce Colvin. Karen Patterson,. Phyllis Graves, Joan Murray, Sharon Gibbs, Angela Smith, Andrea Wood. Back Row; Terry Lawrence, Peter Wilson, Ervin Hannah, Bennett King. k. m The BSA actively participates in Black Heritage Week, Black History Month, and Black Awareness Weekend. They also serve as a support system for the Office of Minority Student Affairs. The BSA conducts awareness programs that emphasize black culture, history, and perspective. The BSA gospel choir provides a necessary outlet for black expression. It is also a viable recruiting unit for prospective black students. The choir visits area high schools, youth centers, and churches in an attempt to give more exposure of the black perspec- tive at ASU. Aside from the BSA, there are a number of other programs and activities available to the black student. Said ' Luster, " The chartering of a bk ' -k fraternity, service and social clubs have given the black student many more outlets for expressing his or her own personality. These clubs, organizations, and fraternities have provided a much needed service for the black population at Appalachian. " Kappa Alpha Psi, a black fraternity, was established for the first time this year. President Eddie Barnes said that the group is " all about helping people achieve things. " The Kappa Psi ' s place emphasis on public service projects, especially those that will help under- privileged children. Kappa Alpha Psi is one of the four national black fraternities. It provides emergency loans and works with the NAACP, the United Negro College Fund, and the Urban League. Angela Smith, this year ' s beauty queen during Black Heritage Week. CONFRONTING THE ISSUES ARTICLES AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY PAUL BAKER he political outlook in 1983-84 was a grim one. Frightening news of terrorist bombings in the Middle East, the U. S. invasion of Grenada, overt CIA and military action in Central America, and the escalation of the nuclear weapons race all vied for front page space. ASU students were not only confronted with these dire problems, but also with the more immediate concerns associated with school. The pressures of studies, work and relationships sometimes superseded those of the distant world. Some ASU students took time from their busy schedules to investigate and address the broad problems of the country. Banded together in groups and organizations, these students strove to educate themselves and the student body on issues including nuclear armaments, women ' s rights and war in Central America. APPALACHIAN COMMITTEE ON CENTRAL AMERICA ne of the more active political groups on cam- pus, the Appalachian Committee on Central America, is not yet officially recognized by the University. The group was formed this fall semester after a number of students and professors returned from a tour of embattled Nicaragua. The first major event sponsored by the group was an educational forum on U. S. involvement in the Central American region. " Our object was not to take a side, " said committee member Dr. Allen Wells, " but to really try to give both sides of the picture to the audience so that they could decide for themselves. We invited a representative from the U. S. State Department, Charles Harrington, who gave the administration ' s point of view. What we try to do is give a balanced perspective, to get people from both sides of the issue to come and talk and then have students, faculty, and people from the community make up their own minds. " 110 Dr. Allen Wells of the ACCA feels {a commitment toward educating ASU students about Central America. Wells and his colleagues insist that the group ' s purpose is to educate. Wells said, " We feel we have a responsibility as educators to reach out to the University community and the community at large and educate them as to what is going on in Central America. If we get people interested in what ' s going on then it will make them better informed citizens and hopefully, that will carry over to writing their Congressman or participating in elections with better information. " In addition to the forum, the committee has sponsored letter writing campaigns, guest speakers, and contact booths in the Student Union. Student participation in the Appala- chian Committee on Central America is very high. Wells cited, for example, that the educational forum in September drew about 250 people as compared with 50 to 75 persons attending a similar forum held at UNC in Chapel Hill. Close to twenty people from ASU marched on Washing- ton in November to protest U. S. involvement in the Caribbean and Central America. For Dr. Wells, this is encouraging, and he would like to see more students participating in political issues, adding, " rather than take the negative, apathetic kind of approach to life, I think it ' s more important to accentuate the positive and say that we ' re pushing and moving and trying to do something about it, rather than say the students don ' t care. " STUDENTS FOR NUCLEAR ARMS AWARENESS jhe Students for Nucleaj I Arms Awareness, estab lished in the fall of 1982 have involved themselves in the task of educating students, faculty, and members of th( surrounding community about th( dangers of nuclear arms proliferation The endeavor has indeed proven formid able. Growing nationalistic fervor, armec conflicts involving U. S. troops around tht globe, and a generally unconcerned aii here at ASU have not helped the group in its efforts. The perseverance of these few dedicated students, however, remainec undaunted. Their Tuesday night meet ings in Chapell Wilson Hall provided i forum for intelligent, well-informec discussions of the issue. In addition to th( meetings, SNAA conducted letter writinj campaigns to political figures voicing opposition to U. S. nuclear arms policy Contact tables set up in the Studen Union and around the communitj allowed personal interaction witl students and the public. Also of greai interest to SNAA was ABC television ' s " The Day After " , a graphic presentatior of America ' s destruction by nuclear ww which was broadcast in November. Th( show ' s impact on students was apparem in increased attendance at meetings anc contact tables. Whether this level o: interest can be sustained or not remains to be seen. The problem of insufficient interes on the part of the student body stemi from the enormity of the issue itself " not to rf ttzt? . I ' Kenyon Kelly and ] Mary Taylor discuss ■ ' the issues and - ethics of nuclear weapons at the SNAA contact table in the Student Union. it is not made up exclusively of women. Over thirty male and female students, faculty and members of the community comprise the group. A fee of $5.00 entitles each member to an AWS button and monthly issue of Ms. magazine. A very active group, the AWS tries to present a program each month for the University. In October, Dr. Elaine Grovitz of Duke University spoke on the topic, " The Modern Woman: Career, Marriage and Family - Is it really possible? " Tullis McCall, an actress from New York, presented a one-woman show, " What Every Woman Knows " , to a capacity crowd in Chapell Wilson Auditorium. .1 Students feel that little, if anything can be done by individuals or even groups 5uch as SNAA. The members of the group recognize the students ' dilemma, but are convinced that with determination something can be done. Mary Taylor, an 5NAA member said, " The only thing veVe got about this is hope. And that lope is a thread, just one little thread. " ;t is that hope which keeps SNAA going. ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN STUDENTS Front Row; Cynthia Blankenship (Secre- tary), Sona Chambers (Pres- ident), Kim Wells (Treas- urer), Babs Brown (Vice President). Back Row; Faye Chadwell, Linda Reed, San- dra Jones, Dina Palin, Jan- ice Johnson, John Ramsey, Rita Treanor. Debbie Atkinson-Smith sells donuts in order to raise money for AWS. ince January of 1981, the Association for Women Students has been recog- nized as an official organ- ization at ASU. According to President Sona Chambers, the AWS exists to " make people aware of women students and the issues concerning them nationally, state-wide, and locally. " The group, she stresses, is for women although Annually, the AWS conducts a series of lectures and shows during Women ' s Week. This year eight nationally known feminist speakers and performers were presented. Over 20 clubs and organiza- tions helped in bringing the events to ASU. Despite the efforts of AWS, many students remain ignorant of their cause. " Sometimes people have a negative connotation of our group, " said Chambers. " I don ' t know why. I think a lot of people associate feminism with lesbianism, but that ' s not our main objective in the club. Concerns affecting all women is our aim whether it ' s the lesbian, feminist, or mainstream woman. " The AWS intends to grow and further their efforts in educating people about women in the future. A major goal is to inform students of the important historic, artistic, and scientific achieve- ments of women by incorporating them into the traditionally male-dominated courses. J ' ss ' H f " ' ' " J P ¥ ' aJ ■A B m ■ ffS ■ ■■m Mr, 8 wjsp|y 1 _ . -•.■a m - ' [. WliP " €J ' fe i- k v -r .l ' tW llfe PANHELLENIC COUNCIL Front Row; Mary Beth Armstrong (Treasurer), Leigh Harris (Vice President), Ann Rogers (President), Gwen Barton (Vice President), Dina Murray (Secretary). Back Row; Leanne Jordan, Elizabeth Yates, Star Young, Sherry Morris. INTER-FRATERNITY COUNCIL Radford Thomas, Kevin Manner, Chuck Harris, Allen Blizard, Michael Chapman, Joe DePasquale, Charlie Quinn (Treasurer), Ty Garber (President), Matthew Dolge (Vice President), Dale Holland, Eddie Barnes, Malcolm Sanders. Daren Anderson, Mark Hall, Steve Henley. ■-■■fJ2 .. l - BROTHERS AND SISTERS During the eleven years the Greek system has been at ASU, it has grown and lasting friendships are the result. " ASU doesn ' t have a stereotypical Greek system, " said Tammy Childress of Chi Omega. Each organization stresses in- dividuality. Enhancing friendships that last forever — that ' s what sororities accom- plish according to Delta Zeta president Paula Passmore. Sorority women share a common bond, but their friendship is not limited. " A lot of people think that sorority women don ' t want or allow friends outside of the sorority. But that ' s not true, " Passmore said. Delta Zeta is not only a social sorority but is also a service organization. Most of their fund raising proceeds go to support a school for the deaf in Washington, D.C. DZ activities included a raffle for a dinner for two, a walk-a-thon, and trick or treating for UNICEF. The chapter has been on campus for nine years. Celebrating its first official year on campus as a chapter, Sigma Nu fraterni- ty ' s big activity was Rush Month. Recruiting and inducting new members enabled President Joe DePasquale to say it was the " quickest Sigma Nu chapter to get its charter. " Sigma Nu has 64 members. " Sigma Nu has a very proud heritage, " explained DePasquale. " I ' m glad ASU has given us a chance as a fraternity on campus, " he said. Sigma Nu is a social fraternity. They participated in Heart Fund activities and took a trip to Sigma Nu headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky. This trip " helped all the brothers get together, " said DePasquale. Chi Omega is " a sisterhood in which one can share and grow, " said President Tammy Childress. Sharing seems to be a large aspect of the nine year old sorority. Chi Omega women sponsored a needy child in Boone and one overseas. They also held an Easter egg hunt for children in Boone. In addition, they supported the Heart Fund. Socially, Chi Omega held several parties, a Christmas dance, a spring dance, and the famous Chi Omega kidnap. Girls would kidnap a guy, lead him to one of their parties, and introduce him to his date for the evening. " It ' s fun, " said Childress. " Friends for life, " said Fred Gaskin VLPHA DELTA PI Front Row; Amy Elmore (treasurer), Beth Shuping (vice )resident - pledge), Cindy Miner (President), Susal Christenburg (Secretary), Elisa Carroll. Second Row; Mary Beth Armstrong, Barbara Latta, Susie Hussey, Pam Grubb, Alison Meek. Back Row; Connie Hanesworth, Linda lead, Gigi Cone, Sherry Morris, Stacey Higgs, Cheryl West, Tara Sherrill, loyce Moore, Jayne Lybrand, Lynn Blankford, Teresa Burleson, Lynne Edgar, Tammy Ward, Kimberly Peace, Lisa Bouchey. ALPHA DELTA PI PLEDGES Front Row; Tracy Smith, Robin Ellington, Jennifer Andrew, Cherie Leffe, Leslie Shipman. Second Row; Barbie Peterson (treasurer), Cheryl Jones, Cathy Ross, Ann Griffin, Sharon Richardson, Angie Pantazopoulos. Back Row; Mistye Godsey, Julie Prevette, Bladen Crockett, Linda Hayes, Susan Petracca, Laura Taylor. 1 - rS m k. Ql =; |? . , tw " ' CAPPA DELTA Front Row; Sherri Algire (vice president), Millie Boyce president), Dianne Carpenter (assistant treasurer). Second Row; Gwen Jichols, Kim Trull, Karen Johnson, Donna Arey, Angela Lane. Third Row; Cheryl Ott, Sandra Brown, Rhonda Bridges, Kathryn Blanchard, Gwen 3arton. Fourth Row; Cicely Coley, Marilee Smith, Marian Johnson, Leigh Harris, Mary Arzonico. Fifth Row; Andrea Hidding, Allison Seigler, Sandy Hendrix. Sixth Row; Diane Eaton, Donna Renfro, Beth Smith, Angela (ernstine. Back Row; Carrie Bither, Anna Hoey, Beth Cantrell, Kelly Hendrix. KAPPA DELTA Pledges Front Row; Rhonda Williams, Lisa Rhodes, Tammy Browning. Second Row; Tamara Noell, Stephanie Bliss, Pam Murray, Robin Cox. Third Row; Beth White, Kathy Gray, Mary Crout, Angela Jones. Back Row; Angie Capps, Edie Hancock, Katherine Brunnemer, Shayla Youngren. VIce-Chancellor Dave Mclntire addresses a forum on the controversial Greek Housing proposal. PHI MU Front row; Tracey Peisch (treasurer), T. J. Gouveia (membership director), Katrina Peeler (president), Judy Helms (Phi director), Penny Abernathy (recording secretary). Erica Drelboltz (panhellenic). Second Row; Crispen Wagnor, Eddie Corley, Shah Harrison, Jill McCarn, Jamie Page, Lisa Poe, Vickl Porter, Amy Hutchinson, Michelle Nelson, Diane Conterno, Kendra Harris, Laura Tatum, Erin Levlne. Third Row; Ruth Ann Boyd, Laurl Winfree, Marianne Parsons, Tina Chilton, Cindy Crenshaw, Lisa Anthony, Theresa Abernathy. Back Row; Karen Enrlght, Liz Prescott, Jan Roscoe, Carolyn Roof, VIckl Askey, Laura Tatum, Elizabeth Hagmon, Denise Jackson, Carolyn Miller, Chrlsta Crouch, Margo Pate. CHI OMEGA Front Row; Cheryl Kreldt (vice president), Cathy Bell (pledge trainer), Patricia Lilly (personnel), Vickie Proctor (secretary), Vickl Smith (president), Susan Johnson (rush chairman). Tammy Childress (treasurer), Ann Rogers (panhellenic). Second Row; Cameron Clegg, Lynne Cox, Liz Hatcher, Lorl Ferguson. Third Row; Joanie Kennett, Elizabeth Walden, Ellen Gilbert, Laurie Lawing, Laura Lawing, Laura Frazier. Fourth Row; Lynn Paul, Sandy Joyce, Tricia Denning, Tammy Yarboro, Janet Woodson. Fifth Row; Janice Greene, Lynn Bozeman, Karen Callahan, Tommie Powers, Stephanie Wilson. Sixth Row; Renee Gabriel, Kim Conklln, Kris Driscoll, Cameron Reece. Seventh Row; Mary Cravar, Leigh Ann Moser, Tina BIstany, Sherl Belk, Kay McKeown, Star Young, Amy Hesslon. Eighth Row; Kelly McCracken, Barbie Cecil, Maria Hahn. Ninth Row; Bobble Smith, Pam Keehan, Sandy Vargas. Back Row; Eva Phillips, Laura Moore, Pam Franklin. PHI MU Pledges Front Row; Michelle Jacon, Rose WIesbecker, Beth Warren, Cathy Gilbert, PattI Dukes. Second Row; Tammy Pope, Laura Sawyer, Terri Sidden, Jeanne Cho, Susan Bair, Renee Dobbins. Third Row; Denise Carpenter, Melannle Carroll, Lynn Clary, Lisa Smith, Sherry Shelor, Misty Mull, Montine Rudlsell. Back Row; Edwina Anthony, Martha Voight, Cathy Elsmore, Karen Pell, Ann Bremser, Kim Ward, Julie Hudson, Holli Dickens, Wendy Wedemeyer, Becky Steel, Debbie Poindexter. CHI OMEGA Pledges Front Row; Maureen Langan, Stacey Chiott, Tracy Rushing, Sandra Thomas, Tammy Sullivan, Dana Walser. Second Row; Amy Newell, Kathy Malmfelt, Kim Glass, Laurie Poole, Tracey White, Linda Wllcon, Caren BIstany. Third Row; GInny Moser, Jenny Massad, Christine Uhler, Leigh Droescher, Amy Kraft, Lynne Fogleman, Leigh Davis. Fourth Row; Julie Adams, Megan Warlick, Cindy McElroy, Jenny Brunson, Diane Engel. Back Row; Robin Hllllard, Kim Roach, Debbie Mullls, Cynthia Maultsby, Kathy Waynick, Caroline Lee, Tracy Joos. DELTA ZETA Front Row; Lorl Harmon, Tama Dorman, Karen Thomas, Paula Passmore, Amelia Hanson, Madeline Wharton. Second Row; Jenny Absher, Patte James, Sharon Lomax, Janet Foster, Bonnie Poplin, Brenda Trantham, Julia Murchlson, Dina Murray, Glenda Thomas, Dana Mataragas, Gray Cherry, Beth Harrod, Carrie Brennels, Marsha Parsons, Cheryl White. Back Row; Leigh Ann Turbevllle, Cindy Johnson, Donna Honeycutt, Debbie Frederick, Margaret Blankenship, Sandy King, Debbie Mason, Sandy Harmon. DELTA ZETA Pledges Front Row; Sherl Idol, Holly Chase, Anne Galletly, Rhonda Wright, Michele Powell, Katherlne Smith, Sharyn Smith, Tonya Hopkins, Melissa Ryan, Kathy Harper. Back Row; Elisabeth Moore, Teresa Goff, Nela Barrlnger, Cathy Phllpolt, Jeannlne Koo, Jane Keller. Not Pictured; Ashley Miller, Kris Golsovich, Jackie McMellon, Laurie Williams, Lori Tracker, Jennifer Taylor, Sidney Bradfleld, Katie Tolley, Jenny Albright, Julie Green, Rita Youngerman, Lynn Slate, Cindy Gartner, Millie Giles. BROTHERS AND SISTERS about his brothers in Sigma Phi Epsilon. " We ' re a group of young men striving to be the best we can be, " he said. The social fraternity is in its ninth year at ASU. This year they acquired a new frat house where they entertained members with several mixers. Sigma Phi supports the Heart Fund. They participated in several Heart Fund events including the Crimson Heart Ball. The Goldenhearts, Sigma Phi ' s little sisters, actively participated in the fraternity ' s parties and charitable pro- grams. " The men of Kappa Alpha incorpor- ate the highest ideals of loyalty to God and esteem of women, " said Vice- President John Allison. The Kappa Alpha Order had 20 active members who " worked together to get things accom- plished, " said Allison. Their main activities included Rush and fund raising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The fraternity ' s little sisters, the South- ern Belles, assisted the frat in their various functions. Allison stressed that the organization ' s main objectives were academics and scholarship. The frat is as " strong as it ' s ever been and working toward academic excellence, " he said, " The best experience of my college career, " is how Vice President Radford Thomas described his membership in Pi Kappa Phi. The national service fraterni- ty had 45 active members this year and was dedicated to the charity, PUSH, an acronym for Play Units for the Severely Handicapped. Fund raisers included a state-wide wheelchair push to purchase the 15 to 20 thousand dollar units. April was Pi K ' s most active month since Governor Hunt procliamed it as PUSH month. In addition to the charitable work. Pi Kappa Phi held mixers and its annual Rose Ball in March. The event is, as Radford put it, " our reward for all the hard work we do. " " Being Greek is more than buying your friendship. It ' s people you meet and know for life, " said Carl Blue, President of Tau Kappa Epsilon. The TKE ' s have 35 active members and have been at ASU for ten years. They are famous for their " li-annual boxing tournaments, and spring Fan Jams. They also held a keg roll for Saint Jude ' s Hospital founded by TKE alumnus, Danny Thomas, and a Valen- tine ' s day blood drive. TKE little sisters. SIGMA NU Front Row; Rob Graham, Robert Diaz, Pat McCall, Jeffrey Baker, Todd Walker, Matthew Dolge. Second Row; Sam Barrow, Paul Buss, Rick Vinson, Dave Cook, Richard Runde, Patrick Dixon. Joe DePasquale, Rick Martin, Bob Dobson, Alan Blizzard, Jeff Rocket, Pat Flynn, Steven Aycock, Barry Baker, Steve Dellinger. Third Row; Eric Johnson, Phil McGimsey, Jeff Fender, Jerry Adams. Back Row; Charlie Faires, Andrew Halverson, Ross Gobble, Mike McAden, Rob Slivinsky, Rich Lange, Mark Shuford, Tony Hillyard, Reid Powell, Michael Chapman, Lee Sanders, John Frank, Wayne Penninger, Billy Smith, Eric Davidson, Steve Wright, William Allison, Todd Crews. «• ■ " ( J PI KAPPA PHI Front Row; Michael Royal (historian), Pete Kaperonis (chaplain), Todd Jackson (secretary), Ty Garber (vice president). Ward Norris (president), Jeff Brewer (warden), Jeffrey Goonde (treasurer), Radford Thomas (executive vice president). Second Row; Greg Campbell, Bill Long, Dan Taylor, Stephen Hogue, Nixon Parker, David Thorp, Perry Lachot, Duck Johnson, Dan Quinn, D. R. Bowen, Richard Maness, Gregory Mason, Mike Egbert. Third Row; Art Quickenton (chapter advisor), Keith Hutchens, Cliff Bolton, Tony Mellone, Jay Robinson, Keith Coe, Don Lawrence, Daren Anderson, Tim McLaughlin, Tom Ford, John Coppley. Back Row; Ronald Rimmer, Brent Hyder, Drew Lohr, Scott Minor, Pat Danehy, Brent Shaw, Kenny Lowe, Matt Bernhardt, David Hughes, Tom Armour, Scott Harris. Not Pictured; Mike Patterson, Randy Morrison, Jim Foster, Rick Batson. LAMBDA CHI ALPHA Front Row; Kevin Manner, Jeff Topping. Second Row; Mike Hayes, Brad Fischer, James Marvin Barnes, Steve Johnson, Evin Phillips, Paul Gainey, Mitch Leonard, Jack Morton, Robert Yates. Third Row; Lahn Pitchford, Jeff " Moose " Nanney, Pitch Haar, Courtney Rogers, Mike Oliver, Cannon Cameron, Lester Bradshaw, Wilson Jones, Tom Duvel, Troy Ball, Joe Schwind. Back Row; Bill Kendall, Keith " Bonner " Russell (vice president), Bobby Selby, George Arms, Scott Williams, Kenan Smith, Lee Tart, Gene Gahne, Greg Gerding, Paul Kilmartin, Chuck Harris, Jim Taney, Mo Johnson, Mitch Davis, Jimmy Reittinger. Ando Covington, Pat Brinkley, Rick Stephenson, Chris Doran (president), Marty Baker (secretary). BROTHERS AND SISTERS the Order of Diana, helped out when needed. Other activities included a ski night at Beech, Rock Night at Mother Fletcher ' s, and a pig roast. Blue stated that being in a frat " helps educate yourself better beyond education. " It could be true. After all, Ronald Reagan was a TKE. Diamonds, pearls, and clasping hands symbolize Alpha Delta Pi, a social sorority that has been on campus since 1975. AD ' s participated in a variety of social activities throughout the year including Parent ' s Weekend, Homecom- ing, several mixers, a Christmas dance, and a spring formal. They also raised money for the Ronald McDonald House and sponsored a fund raiser at Antler ' s to help out an alumnus in need. Vice- President Nola Malone summed up the Alpha Delta Pi experience by saying, " I think our motto, ' We Live for Each Other, ' truly symbolizes the true friend- ship found between Greek organizations. " With 90 active members and eleven years at ASU to its credit. Kappa Delta is not only the oldest but largest Greek organization on campus. This year they sponsored the Inter-Greek Blood Drive, contributed food in the canned food drive, sold peanuts for Hospice, and distributed rental books for the bookstore. The Kappa Delta ' s were not restricted to service activities, however. They compet- ed in intramurals and held a very successful beach party in February. Working together made the society what it is. President Lesley Hoyt said, " Sisterhood is the strongest aspect of our society; I would encourage anyone to go Greek. " " Any man can be in a frat, but it takes someone special to be a Kappa Sigma. " Not all frats may agree with this statement, but that ' s the Kappa Sigma motto according to Randy Gale, President of the organization. " We respect each other ' s opinions, " he said of their individuality. " We don ' t have clones. " The social fraternity is in its tenth year and has 43 active members. They support the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and held a ' Bahama Mama ' raffle for a trip to the Bahamas to help the charity. Kappa Sigma also held a Valentine ' s Day party at the Holiday Inn and several mixers during the year. They also placed twelfth in the national intramurals championships in New Orleans. Getting more people involved in the sisterhood was the main goal of Phi Mu. The social sorority was one of the three organizations that reached the induction quota of 41 girls. They established a new code of ethics and worked in leadership workshops. This year at the Panhellenic banquet, Phi Mu was presented with an award for high GPA ' s among its members. Phi Mu worked with the Heart Fund and were hostesses at the Crimson Heart Ball. They also adopted three grandparents through Social Services. Each week different girls would visit with the elderly person, sharing their love and attention with a friend in need. " Achievement is their national mot- to, but the ASU colony of Kappa Alpha Psi has its own motto - ' To unite all college men into a bond of brotherhood, ' claimed President Eddie Barnes. Kappa Alpha Psi hoped to obtain its charter by the end of the spring semester in order to become the only black fraternity on campus. As a colony Alpha Psi retained the same rights as a chartered frat. They served the community in many ways. They helped the Heart Fund, the Blood Mobile, and the Sickle Cell Foundation. They also instituted a Big Brother program to help children in the area. The new colony had eleven brothers and two advisors, but Barnes said, " It won ' t be hard to get new pledges, " because Kappa Psi offers so much to the men on campus. " We ' re small; we ' re working hard, and we ' re going to make it, " he declared. " The fraternity of honest friendship " is Lambda Chi Alpha, an eight year old social organization with 85 members. In addition to their regular social events, Lambda Chi sponsored Brice Street at the Holiday Inn and set up a haunted house for Watauga Parks and Recreation on Halloween. They raised money for the Athletic Department by running a football all the way to Johnson City, Tennessee. At Christmas they had a party for the Grandfather Mountain Children ' s Home. Former President Cris Doran said that Lambda Chi " strives to keep growing, doing more and better things. " ARTICLE BY VICKI REEVES KAPPA ALPHA PSI Sweethearts Front Row; Angela Smith, Vaneta Leeper, Lisha Florence, Michelle Wilkins. Back Row; Todd Hicks, Marshall Pitts, Carl Harris, Stanley Harris, William McMillan; Eddie Barnes, Keith Butler, James Luster, Jeff Bell, Joe Catchings, Joe Nixon, Malcolm Sanders. TAU KAPPA EPSILON Front Row; Carl Blue (president), Joe Olivas, Lane Bailey, James Sizemore, Keith Ensley, Mark Hall, Dan Chilton, Second Row; Todd Biddy, Allen Wood, Steve Henley, Robert Young, Jonathan Bafchelor, Woody Cain, Kevin Mulholland. Third Row; Robert Nesbit, Max Garner, Vince Barnes, Matt Fare!, Phil Henderson. Back Row; Gary Martin, Robby Cheves, Kelly Welch, Ken Leach, Bert Stroud, Craig Coe. SIGMA PHI EPSILON Front Row; Brad Hall (chaplain), Paul Balle (secretary), Fred Storey (vice president), Jerry Smith (president), Fred Gaskin (controller). Kirk Hardymon (recorder). Second Row; David Watkins, Glenn Kerns, Francis Austin, Mike Tano, Jim Conner, Tyler Daniels, Bucky Tarleton, John Phillips, Jeff Home, Pete Weber, Mike Self, Randy Greene, Mike Atwater, Kevin Mansfield, Tom Hanrahan, Bill McGehee, Mike McKay. Third Row; Frank Parrish, Jay Fergeson, Mike Warrick, Don Saunders (chapter advisor), Thad Cloer, Mike Dover, Barry Richards, Bobby Thornhill, David Katterman, Brett Swebke, Bruce Watson, Mike McMackin. Back Row; Kenny Sawyer, Claude Reid, " L " Floyd. KAPPA SIGMA Front Row; Al Dula, Melvin Buff, Teddy Chandler, Joey Cude, Steve Jackson. Second row; Brent Kincaid, Johnnie Green, Keith Sefton, Mitch Phillips, Dave Pollard, Bill Hall, Jay Howard, Wayne Miller, Jeff Farlow, Jeffrey Taylor, Kevin Combs, Scott Price, Jimmy Bradley. Third Row; Bo Redmond, Gary Wilson, Doug Williams, Randy Dale, David Barber, Ed Seckinger, John Byerly, Charles Quinn, John Keller, Brad Helms, David Hensley, Walt Lewis. Back Row; Mark Clayton, Bob Clarke, Eric Beidler, Mike Davis, Thomas Pittard, Mitchell Dean. (Editor ' s note - Due to bad weather conditions, we were not able to schedule a group photo of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, and were requested to include this photo from the 1982-1983 yearbook. Our apologies to the brothers.) LADIES ' ELITE Front Row; Selina Parks (President), Alicia Farrer (Vice President), Venus McLaurin (Secretary), Yvonne Simington (Treasurer). • Second Row; Lisa Grey, Susan Strickland, Tandy McMasters, Tracy Harris, ipeonne Springs. Third Row; MEN ' S SERVICE CLUB Front Row; Ervin Hannah, Franklin Tootle, Joe Dixon (President), Michael Fairley, Todd Hicks. Second Row; Bennett King (Treasurer), Gregory McArthur, Elson Baldwin, Stanley Harris, James Luster, Adrian Carter. Back Row; Walt Foster, Charles Mack, Eddie Barnes. 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" - enson MMUaiaMiiiiaijll Appalach Oriental Lead The orientation program offers special sessions on every area of student life imaginable, including time management, extra curricular activities, dealing with stress and roommate relations. It all adds up to a superb campus life survival course. ARTICLE BY LISA MCDOWELL i Manual JOURNEY Not A Bad Appol In The Bunch With the help of th e dedicated Appol Corps, ASU ' s Orientation pro- gram helps to create order and continuity out of the confusion and jitters of new students. " Everyone told me it was impossible, " said Lee McCaskey, Director of Comple- mentary Education. That impossibility is the success of last summer ' s Freshman Orientation Program held annually here at ASU. The program is designed to give new students an overview of the Univer- sity ' s campus, facilities, and academic opportunities. A successful Orientation is due largely to the efforts of a group of dedicated upperclassmen collectively known as the Appol Corps (Appalachian Orientation Leaders). Throughout the three day pro- gram Corps members serve as tour guides and mentors to the hordes of incoming students attending orientation. Leaders come from all walks of college life; their only qualification is a genuine desire to help freshmen find their way around. " I remember how foreign it felt to me as a freshman, " says Angle Hill. " I want to be able to help others become adjusted to ASU. " An Appol Corps member derives a sense of satisfaction only im- parted by the act of helping others. " To be an Appol Corps Leader gives me a chance to give a part of myself to the new freshmen in return for what I have benefitted from here at ASU, " says sen- ior Allison McNeely. " It gives parents a sigh of relief to see someone there for their children and kind of substitute for them. " On opening day each leader is assigned to a group of 20 students. While in their designated groups, they attend intro- ductions to the co-curricular programs and student organizational activities that ASU has to offer. Faculty members also prepared a question answer time for the small group meetings and addi- tional sessions included informative mini-courses on time management, study skills and residence life. A special in- terest program gave students the oppor- tunity to explore areas of personal con- cern. These included seminars on topics ranging from " Opportunities for the Eng- lish Major Minor " to " Coping with Stress. " One of the most enjoyable attractions was Michael Broome ' s " Center for the Study of Motivation " . His vivacious per- formance gave the students a positive outlook on college life. Evaluations are taken each year to gauge the effectiveness of the program. These evaluations help to improve the Freshman Orientation for the next year, and the ever evolving program has become a model for other schools in the UNC system. Lee McCaskey, Jerry Adams (1983 Director of Appol Corps), and Byron Ol- son (1984 Director of Appol Corps) ac- cepted an invitation to UNC-G last year to give their ideas on how an Orientation Program should be run. In the eyes of other colleges, the success of the ASU Freshman Orientation Program speaks for itself. " It ' s a fine, fine thing, " added Mc- Caskey. •sr t» « for classes can turn one! ri Anxiety levfls rise, plete schedule Math at iWF, section 101, or Sociolog 40? It is all part of the decisg that colISge requires. Article by amanda f n f .OTOGRAPHY BY Ml JS irtu % OAV JOURNEY What Equals Long Lines? Registration. Just the mention of the word quickens the heart beat. Perhaps no other time in the year causes so much student frustration. It is all in how well you can juggle the classes. During the registration period, stu- dents can be found in most any spot on campus, staring intently into course schedule bulletins. Occasionally these students will wrinkle their brows, scratch through their scribblings of numbers and abbreviations, and wonder in amazement how so many hours fit into one day. Frustrated, most students receive guidance from advisors in their depart- ment or the General College advisement offices. Some students, however, choose to " go it alone. " Taking their dusty catalog from the shelf, they study gen- eral education requirements and make attempts to unscramble basic university jargon: humanities, social sciences, biological and physical sciences . . . The Records and Registration office has made the registration process easier by creating " Pre-registration. " In doing this, a student will probably avoid the long lines and waiting in the gymnasium. Unfortunate, however, are the students whose class schedules are returned ' IN- COMPLETE. ' In this instance, the student must endure a dreaded rescheduling epi- sode entitled " Advanced Add-Drop " where a space in a course becomes as estate jewelry on the auction block — often " sold " to the highest classification. After the registration officially ends, there is still time to drop or add a class, but in order to do this, the student must seek permission from the professor who teaches the class, or the approval of the dean of the particular college. . . l Gymnastics in the gym? No, but people will bend over backwards if necessary to fill out their schedules. 139 JOURNEY Studying: Lessons in Self-discipline Procrastination is the enemy that leads to the trap of all-nighters, caffeine and sugar attacks. Begging the professor to put the test off only heightens anxiety levels. Withdrawals from all-nighters take place until the grade is given. Over and over the notion rolls, " I won ' t procrastinate next time. " 1 I ' . 1 • I As freshmen, students are advised to study two hours for every hour spent in class. Eager freshmen take these words to heart, and for the first few weeks of their college career, do study and study hard. But soon, they realize that three hours is a lot of time to spend on a volleyball course. They curtail their volleyball studies happily and with no ill effects on their grade. Rationalizing that what is good for gym must be good for other areas, they neglect their studies completely. And suddenly, the bewildered student, still seeing his Physics test slashed in red on the back of closed eyelids, realizes that in order to make good grades, he must study. Most students find a happy medium between studying and not studying by procrastinating. Procrastinators usually find themselves the night before a test fortified with buckets of coffee and an armload of borrowed notes trying to assimilate a month ' s worth of lectures and readings in the space of a few hours. The dreaded all-nighter is like a hangover. During the ordeal, students with bleary eyes and shaky hands, curse their bacchanalian excesses of procrastination and vow never to repeat the scene. But when test time rolls around again, there they are, time running out, with coffee, notes, and bitter words. After four years of all-nighters, a student may look back and give assent to those freshman year ' s words of wisdom about studying. But more than likely, he ' ll be remembering the great times he had not studying and wondering who really needed Physics anyway. :- ; i jf» . retreat in which to either seclude themsel library or take to the Different study habits i variety of environme JOURNEY Classes: Variety Equals Enjoyment From the packed lecture hall to the involving seminar, ASU ' s classroom variety greatly enhances the student experience, and makes for an education that is both exciting and fulfilling. ASU is exceptional among colleges in that its size allows for a wide variety of classroom situations. Classrooms form the nucleus of the academic experience here at ASU. Scheduling and size, together with student-teacher relations help make the experience either rewarding or intolerable. Classes are offered throughout the day. The eight o ' clock ones, shunned by most civilized students, free up afternoon hours for those individuals who have other responsibilities. But, according to Rich Lange, a freshman, they " are a mistake. Late night activities and early morning classes don ' t mix. " For students who like to sleep late or those who demand the luxuries of a shower and leisurely breakfast, afternoon classes are a welcome alternative. Class size at ASU ranges from large lectures to smaller more intimate seminars. Size reflects directly upon the students ' performance. Some students prefer the impersonal aspects of the auditorium while others thrive in classes of nine or ten. " Once you get into your major, the classes are smaller and the instruction is more intense, " says Tom Bronson, a sophomore from Charlotte. " I learn more in the smaller classes. " The opportunity for the student to come into close contact with a professor is perhaps the most important experience class has to offer. Ideas and doubts are exchanged, and a fuller understanding of the subject matter is to be gained from the interaction. " I am sure that the typical experience of a student at a large university involves participating in a series of large, lecture-style classes, " says Dr. Jim Winders, an ASU history professor. " I feel people learn more from seminar-style discussions where a give-and-take atmosphere exists. I believe that every college curriculum ought to ensure that students encounter this type of learning environment, at least occasionally, as they pursue their degrees. That is why I like to divide large classes up into small discussion groups. People participate in a less anonymous atmosphere and learn more as a result. It also, I hope, helps to dispell the notion that the professor is the only source of knowledge in the classroom. " Individuals have a need to be recognized as both a student and a person. Classes at ASU are unique in that they allow the student to be both. ARTICLE BY. WILLIAM KEESE he keys to making choices are making fii of General College ac aking the time for re t the Career and Plac enter, and tasting a w« ariety of departmental ourse offerings. ARTICLE BY PAUL BAKER JOURNEY It Comes the Time Making choices can be difficult for many, especially when the decision involves one ' s career and future job. Today ' s fluctuating job market insures that the number of double and triple majoring students will continue to rise. for Major Choices IHBJP No matter what sex, lifestyle, mia ' s rich offerings. Like a greedy Hi MM background or financial status, all ASU child pawing a box of chocolates, the No matter what sex, lifestyle, background or financial status, all ASU students have one thing in common: each has to choose a major. For some it ' s easy, for most it ' s sheer treachery, a decision full of false starts, indecision, and soul-searching. The process of choosing a major is as varied and diverse as the students who engage in it. A few — a precious few — know exactly what they want to major in. They emerge from the womb with a resolute cry of, " I want to be a GEOLOGY MAJOR! " or something like that. Their youth is spent in realizing this goal, and once enrolled they set about the task with a determination not often seen in a college student. These are the minority, however. And sadly, they are often misunderstood and frequently hated by the majority of students who haven ' t the foggiest idea of what to major in or even why they are here in the first place. The bulk of students enter ASU wide-eyed and tingling with the excite- ment of new challenges. But where to start? General College provides the hungry student with a sampling of acade- mia ' s rich offerings. Like a greedy child pawing a box of chocolates, the student can pick and choose the classes that might sate his academic sweet tooth. Some, not having a taste for it, get sick and drop out. Most, though, find a favorite sweet, be it math or music, and move on to the more substantial fare a discipline has to offer. A few scholarly gluttons are never satisfied. They swallow college whole — soup to nuts — gorging themselves with a haphazard feast of classes. When they do finally graduate, they have earned four or five majors, a host of minors, and a three page diploma stapled together in one corner. After the goal is reached, the degree earned, the student steps out to become a working member of society. Unfortunately, the class of 1984 faces the worst job market since World War IL Analysts say that most students will not find jobs in fields their majors prepared them for in college. Hope- fully, college not only produced scholars, but mature, responsible adults capable of overcoming such pitfalls encountered in life. JOURNEY Leaving a Long Slumber The black gown hangs Hmp against my knees. My mortarboard wobbles unsure on my head. The tassle swings against my ear. The May sun shines warm on my cheeks. The sky is clear and so blue, I can ' t imagine ever seeing such a gorgeous day. Why can ' t I be happy about my college graduation? I look around at my friends. Each looks so happy and so carefree. We have been friends for so long, and soon we will be graduates. Why aren ' t they sad? How can they only be concerned with their hair? " Like, how does my hair look in the back? " Sounds blend in and out of my mind. We are waiting to go into the gym and begin the processional, and soon it will be over. I look around at the others here. Talking, laughing, they act as if they were going to a party. Mirrors, brushes, lipstick, combs, hairpins. " You look fine, fine. Everyone looks fine. " I think back on the years that we have spent here, making popcorn, having waterfights, swapping clothes, sort of like a big slumber party. I can ' t seem to remember any bad times, though I ' m sure there have been plenty. But they ' re not here today. And what about the time we all went to the Rock to find that party and got lost and the car got stuck in the ice and the Blowing Rock police picked us up after we had wandered for about two hours in the snow? Were we really that far from the car? And that time when we went to the East Tennessee game and sat together and smuggled that flask in with 151 in it and the sun made us more drunk and we started laughing and couldn ' t stop. What was so funny? 146 " Line up, make a line here, Arts and Sciences over here, Fine Arts here, Business here. Education here, Grad students right here . . . it ' s time to get this show on the road . . . " Party Will we ever remember what it was? And that time we covered the RA ' s door with newspaper and then called her and said someone had fallen down the steps and blood was everywhere and she came running out of her door, crashing head on with all the newspaper and tape and fell on the floor? Why didn ' t she laugh as hard as we did? Why didn ' t she laugh at all? And what about that time we all went to my house for the weekend and ate and ate and slept late on Saturday and went downtown and had our hair cornrowed at that beauty parlor? I still remember my mom ' s face when she came to the door to let us in. Shock. Mouth hanging open, eyes staring in disbelief. She thought we had joined the Hare Krishnas and knew our hair would never be normal again, never fluffy, never curly, never. Today, on this brilliant Sunday afternoon in May, our hair is normal, fluffy, curly. My friends are very con- cerned with their hair . . . maybe they ' re just nervous. Maybe they don ' t realize that things will never be the same, that we ' ll have to make an effort to see each other now, that the slumber party is over and it ' s time to go home. It ' s time now to leave the slumber party and get on with the rest of our lives. " Line up, make a line here. Arts and Sciences over here, Fine Arts here. Bus- iness here, Education here, Grad stu- dents right here . . . it ' s time to get this show on the road, " a voice booms over the chatter and hubbub. We obey the voice and separate into our colleges. I look up at the person who is directing us into the gym. He looks a little like the policeman who stopped us in Blowing Rock when we were lost and our car was stuck in the ice. I wonder if my friends will notice the resemblance. v: You have paid your The exams are over, a the day had finally corned Tears and fears are mixed with joy. It is all part of the commencement. HY BY MIKE HOBBS JOURNEY Knowing Limits; a Perspective " I am a morning person. I get up early and have my up ' time then; I am in the office at 6:15 a.m. so that I can spend several hours planning the day and spending time alone. " Dr. Thomas, who is up every morning at 5:30 a.m., credits most of the success he has had to reahzing the Hmits of his biological clock. " I am a morning person. I get up early and have my ' up ' time then. I am in the office by 6:15 a.m. so that I can spend several hours planning the day and spending time alone before the rush begins and the telephones start ringing. In this time, I become completely at peace with myself. I read and write down ideas that I will have to mention in the day ' s meetings. It ' s my time. Some advice for the student? Dr. Thomas suggests that a student learn about his own biological clock. Not everyone can be up and ready to go at 8:00 a.m., so we should try to plan schedules accordingly. Knowing this, we can best utilize our day if we block it into hourly time sections, writing in the times that we are busy with classes. This way we can learn to really use our free time to our advantage. Motivation By glancing over Dr. Thomas ' Hsts of achievements and recognitions, we know that he is a highly motivated man. His self-motivation is what has brought him to where he is today. Having a full-time job in sales during the day when he just started out, John Thomas had the ambition to try harder. To accomplish this, he attended night school to earn enough credits to become an attorney. After this, he was hired by the Space Administration and went into teaching, at which time he decided to earn a doctorate. This kind of ambition is sometimes rare for many of us. We think that we are beaten before the match begins. Dr. Thomas understands the times that students today are having to conquer. His suggestion to us is that we take time out to relax now and then but use the relaxation time to its maximal amount by spending the time planning ahead. In order to do this properly, we must be realistic about our time perceptions. We must survive the slumps and keep looking up and on. Career Decisions Speaking from experience, Dr. Thomas says, " Your first career is not your last. You have so many options that you didn ' t know about, especially women, that it ' s hard to imagine specializing on a bachelor ' s level. " Knowing that each student has a different world view, he comments on the importance of the Career and Placement Center. Using the resources, a student may find a completely different, exciting alternative to a ' one-way ' job. Dr. Thomas cannot stress enough about the necessity of using the Career and Placement Center. It ' s vital to have this edge in today ' s job market situation. Family — Leaving the Nest Again, this has a lot to do with world views, says Dr. Thomas. Some students make the adjustment to college easier than others, it all has to do with maturity and their level of advancement. Dr. Thomas says the main thing is to " make it (any adjustment) a positive thing. Use the break times and holidays as reinforcements, and make sure that you limit yourself to these infrequent visits home or you will not learn about your new environment, make new friends or cut off those apron strings. " .0 ' Speaking to students, Dr. Thomas says, " Your first career is not your last. You have so many options that you didn ' t icnow about, especially women, that it ' s hard to imagine specializing on a bachelor ' s level. " Dr. Thomas stresses using the Career and Placement Center. " It ' s vital to have an edge in today ' s job market. " " Limit yourself . . . learn about your new environment, make new friends and cut off the apron strings. " homas ' self-motivation is what has brought him to where he is today. ARTICLE BY AMANDA FOSTER PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE ROMINGER MIKE HOBBS In the office by 6:15, Dr. Thomas organizes his day. " In this time, I become completely at peace with myself. I read and write down ideas that ! will have to mention in the day ' s meetings. It ' s my time. " SYMPOSIUM MAKING CHOICES Like a painter choosing the colors, shades and hues from I palette, as students, we, too, choose the various classes, Dfessors, concerts, lectures, books, groups, friends, etc., that play into the painting of who we are. We enter the university with high expectations, many of lich are altered by the realities around us. Life seems idenly different from the ' back-home ' environment, cisions are no longer made for us - we are thrust into uations of sink or swim, and rarely is the lifeguard waiting save us. We skip class or decide to forego an evening lecture, d it may or may not have a lasting effect, but when tens hundreds of these little decisions mount after four or more irs of college, they could take their toll. Talking over one cup of coffee with a foreign student may ve lasting impressions on us. Viewing a classic film on nday night in Farthing, or nabbing the professor after class express our gut feelings, daring to write a letter to the ipalachian Editor in expression of those feelings that have rred for months, playing club football when the varsity coach )ught us to be klutzes, giving a stab at theatre, learning to ly the dulcimer while in the Appalachia region, taking an ter-six ' class, talking folk art, music, or crafts, with a Watauga unty native in Boone Drug. The hst mounts, especially when consider what the mountains have to offer. What about rning to rappel or canoe, and best of all taking your istrations out over a long hike in the woods? Those obscure iking posters that tell of odd and fascinating classes offered st semester, well they are a must for inquiry. Of course, we lid burn out running from one activity to the next, spreading rselves too thin, but the other extreme is even more vicious: ining for the Bachelor ' s degree without recognition for the portance of these various activities. Ten years later, we may not remember the facts from story 1101, but debating with a professor on Marx or Freud lid play a crucial role in training our thinking patterns. Yes, it ' s invaluable to focus energies and attentions, but en it means blinding ourselves to other experiences in the environment around us, then it could be detrimental. We are living in a global village, where Lebanon is brought to us via the T.V., but we ask why history is important, or we question the reasons for learning a foreign language, such as Spanish, when Nicaragua is at our door. We are pressured from all sides to be the envied executive. We specialize in order to carve a niche for ourselves (no matter the cost). We lose ourselves in the shuffle of interviews, job-hunting, and degree-seeking. Do we possibly lose sight of the world at large and who we are in this race? We live in a materialistic society where value implies money, careers are chosen contingent on salary, and degree implies education. Being caught up in a differential equation, stumped on an accounting problem or confused by the essays of Emerson can cause pain in the learning process. It may be that we lessen the pain by haphazardly completing the assignment, instead of thinking through the problems. Like the various shades of color on a painter ' s palette, we have the ability to choose the different areas of study that will shade or highlight our particular field of interest. Education is thinking, exploring, imaging, discussing, and painfully grasping the issues that comprise who we are. Education should not be the dirge of the ' required. ' It is a delicate balance of the essential, without which we lose sight of who we are. As these few pages reveal, academics is not the ' stuff-shirt ' image, but instead should be seen as the interaction of real humans in thinking, experiencing, and creating history. It is connecting with great minds of the past, and anticipating their philosophies for the future. Academics may be deemed a ' dry area ' , but with a close look, we are bound to discover the array of colors it has to offer each individual. When looked at as parts to a whole, instead of isolated pieces, we may hit upon a discovery never imagined. Babette Munn 151 __f V J SYMPOSIUM GENERAL COLLEGE DIG DECISIONS When a student enters college as a freshman, he or she may know exactly in what to major. A handful of freshman enter Appala- chian with an exact idea of what will become their life- work. But this is only a hand- ful. The majority of fresh- men who know what area in which to major usually change their minds, if only a change within a disci- pline, such as entering as a potential elementary edu- cation major and then declar- ing an early childhood education major. This is reason enough for Genera l Education requirements. For those who entered college comple- tely undecided, as well as for those who had a basic idea, General Education offers varied courses with- in several disciplines to choose. Students at Appala- chian can learn about dif- ferent departments and their own capabilities as well as get a well-rounded education. We spend a great deal of time choosing a major, and in some ways it does not matter. The current job situation looks pretty bleary, with little to look forward to. The main thing, we are told, is that we major in something which we enjoy. The ration- ale behind this? With jobs so scarce, we will likely be taking jobs only slightly related to our fields of interest - just to have a job. You have to do what is necessary in order to survive. Keeping track of the records in General College is a tedious job for Laura Page. DIVERSE DUTIES When you hear the name General College, you imme- diately may think of ad- vising. Some of you may hear " General College " and think of the grind of meet- ing the General Education requirements. After reading this, however, you may think of the General Col- lege office in a different way. For instance, you prob- ably did not know that the General College is respon- sible for the administra- tion of programs such as University Honors, Admis- sions Partnership Program, Bachelor of Technology Program, Upward Bound, Special Services, Develop- mental Education and Inter- disciplinary Studies which includes Watauga College, General Honors, the General Studies Program, and the Earth Studies Program. As far as advisement, the General College program of academic advising provides services for students dur- ing their first two years of college life. Advisors are usually drawn from the academic faculties. But like the salesmen from the insurance company ads on TV, no faculty member will call Just when you thought Mother Fletcher ' s was the only Disco around. lu to make sure you ' ve reg- tered for a certain class. student is solely respon- ble for keeping up with s own class schedule so to meet graduation quirements. We all know what General allege requirements consist ' , but do we know why they e so important? Virginia Foxx, Assistant ean of the General College, IS stressed many times in le past, " Gen. Ed. require- ents are essential in find- g out about the different )urses available to you. [any students who come to ppalachian undecided on a major usually receive their ideas for a major based on a course trying to fulfill course requirements. " These requirements com- prise approximately one-third of the total credit in all bachelor ' s degree programs. The requirements can be com- pleted at any time prior to graduation, except English 1000-1100, which must be completed during the first year. Students are encour- aged to spread general edu- cation courses throughout their undergraduate curriculum rather than con- centrate them all in the first two years. IpBpStfWA crs th this organization you can not get lost with General College. MEMORABLE COURSES Which courses did you most remember in General College other than your major? Marie Poe, a junior from Boone majoring in Computer Science: " Racquetball and Weight-training in P.E. It ' s good to take courses that you don ' t have exper- ience in, rather than taking ones that you do. It ' s good to learn new things. " Johnny Hendrix, a senior from Lenoir majoring in Accounting: " I don ' t have anything good or bad to say about General College. I am in Intro, to Theatre and I don ' t mind it. Some courses are a waste of time, but some are okay. " Karen Sanders, a junior from Ronda majoring in Com- puter Science: " Probably the most memorable course I took in General College was English 1000 with Dr. Hurley. We rarely had form- al class and were able to work independently. We kept a journal of our thoughts and daily encounters, which Dr. Hurley read and com- mented on. " Trudy Moss, a senior from Boone majoring in Educational Media: " By far the most memorable course in my General College cur- riculum had to have been Ed Pilkington ' s Intro, to Theatre class. It was one of the few courses I ' ve ever taken where I actually looked forward to attending. Mr. Pilkington put so much enthusiasm in his class that we were all feeling good when we left each day. I wish there were more enthusiastic professors like Mr. Pilkington. " This is your first step into General College advisement SYMPOSIUM WATAUGA COLLEGE East RA Barry Knight, a Watauga College student, is at ease in his hammock with his tobacco and spitoon ready. Taking a break from his Watauga classes. Brad Allen catches up on his soap. A sophomore from Gary, Bob Mersch tunes into some music. 154 PAST REPUTATIONS " What the heck is Watauga College? " " Oh, yeah. I know. It ' s that bunch of granolas over in East. They ' re the ones who wear sandals when it snows. " " Does that mean that their diploma says ' Watauga Col- lege ' instead of ' Appala- chian State Universi ty ' ? " " No, that means they get no diplomas. They don ' t give a diploma for dope smoking. " - Actual Conversation in Sanford Hall To read this small ex- cerpt from a conversation, you ' d never believe that these ideas are held by students at a fine insti- tution of higher learning such as Appalachian. This is an example of " Ignorance of the Unknown, " a plague which has directly influ- enced all students in Watauga College. So what is Watauga Col- lege? It ' s an on-campus residential program which offers interdisciplinary course work for freshmen and sophomores. These stu- dents take special Watauga College courses in lieu of general education require- ments in English, the Humanities, and the Social Sciences. Courses such as Mathematics, Physical Education and the Sciences are taken through the regular curriculum, as are major-related courses. Students live together in East to permit emphasis on integrating the academic program with student ' s personal and social devel- opment. Participation in the Watauga College does not exclude participation in any other special pro- gram at Appalachian. According to Tommy Avery, a Watauga College Student and an R.A. in East Hall, " Watauga is a special place, where students know each other and care very much about each other. Living together in East helps to provide a better way to get to know the people that you know in class already. " In answering the second question, it seems evident that any graduate will have " Appalachian State Univer- sity " on their diploma. Watauga College Students are only different in their first two years of the curriculum, and in what they reap from their time in East Hall. That ' s just about it. - Amanda Foster WORLD AWARENESS The professors and stu- dents at Watauga College are committed to the prob- lems that tangle our world. This year they decided to dedicate a series on moral courage. Speakers and films deal with issues concerning fanaticism, nationalism, the nuclear age, third world poverty, etc. The students definitely get involved. - Babette Munn ;nse of community " East has an exaggerated eputation, " said Greg chneider, Resident )irector of East Hall. The people who gave it hat reputation are long one now. Only the name i the same. " Greg has enjoyed his two ears in East Hall, which ouses Watauga College, the iternational Hall, and Spe- ial Services students. Istablished in 1972, Wa- luga College is a living ;arning experience for •eshmen and sophomores, ' he students live and take lasses in East and, as a 3sult, become much like a ig family. Since many ike the same courses, they ave tests and papers due n the same days. Studying 5nds to be communal and jpportive rather than idividual. The coed halls nhance the family atmos- here, where the social seling is more of a broth- r and sister relationship lan a dating one. Students interested in )reign cultures live on le International Hall. Of le 30 to 40 students on le hall, 10 to 15 are )reign. A knowledge of ifferent cultures is pro- ded by various activities id the fact that people om different backgrounds VQ together in a close iwironment. The Special Services ill is designed for stu- jnts who need academic laistance. They receive tutoring, special classes, and counseling. In addition, there are cultural and edu- cational activities: social events as well as trips to Washington and New York. Although there are three separate groups in East Hall, everyone shares a s ense of community. " It is evident that people care about each other within East. You know you have a good rapport with people in the building because you see each other everyday. People know when you have a good day and they share it with you. Bad days are shared too, people care here, " said Greg Schneider. Because East offers some- thing different from the usual college experience, it often attracts non- conformists. It is often misunderstood, and its reputation has been based on misconceptions instead of accurate knowledge. Greg frequently gets sympathetic looks from others when they hear that he lives in East. He has this to say: " Most of the people who have the most to say about East have never been inside the build- ing. I have only this advice to them: Don ' t prejudge us. First come in and see for yourself, then decide. " " We are not primarily put on this earth to see through one another, but to see one another through. " - Peter de Vries Bud Gerber ' s freshmen class, entitled, " The Quest for Meaningful Participation " , has a lot to offer in the way of open debate. wra««TW«LS[ The chance to see the world is at your fingertips. Stop by the Office of International Studies in East and find out more. The Informal atmosphere in East allows students to get their feet wet and delve into discussions. ... SUPER COURSES ' 0-% Modern Chinese Culture W Poljnd: Ejst or Fac tion: Modern ' STUDYING MOTHER EARTH Earth Studies is probably the most misunderstood pro- gram at Appalachian State University. There are many students and even faculty members here at ASU that don ' t even know what the program entails. Red Alder- man, the coordinator of the program said, " We teach a philosophy that man is a part of the world and he must learn to live with it, not dominate it. " Earth Studies began sever- al years ago at ASU as an experimental program. It has now been institutional- ized by the university un- der the name of Appropriate Technology. The program has six major core concerns: Eco-Consciousness or Earth Ethics, Communication, Re- newable Energy Sources, Bio-regional Adaptation, Biological Agriculture and Aquaculture, and Shelter. Some of these areas are concerned with teaching the program ' s philosophy and others are concerned with technologies that will SYMPOSIUM UNIVERSITY STUDIES enable man to live ecolo- gically sound lifestyles. The fact that the program is misunderstood inevitably leads to negative reac- tions. The label " Earth Person " carries with it a picture of individuals left over from the 1960 ' s hippy era. The truth is that " Earth People " are only trying to work with the flow of our environment instead of trying to change it. Red Alderman said, " People involved in the program are diligently searching for ways to adapt to our natural limitations. Our culture uses energy to over-ride the natural sys- tem. We ' d like culture to adapt to some greater har- mony with the natural sys- tem. " Becky Wellborne who is a graduating major in Earth Studies and has a minor in Biology said, " People think Earth Studies is just some silly college degree. It is an excellent degree, and it is not an easy major. Earth Studies is a thing of now and of our future. It is both important and neces- sary. " - Richard Schwartz Red Alderman teaches that man and the earth are one. 156 Sally Hart takes Holistic Health for her major in Health Psychology. HEALING BODY AND SOUL Yoga, meditation, healing, and nutrition are just a few of the topics covered in a new and unusual course here at ASU. It is an Earth Studies class called Holistic Health and Nutrition which is taught through the Home Economics Depart- ment. Sally Hart, a junior majoring in Health Psycho- logy, defines Holistic Health as " the mind, body, and soul working together. " The emphasis of the class is on self-improvement through natural means. Jack White, a senior in the class says he took it because, " I was looking for ways to optimize my health, and I wanted to be exposed to as many natural alterna- tives as possible. " The twenty-three students enrolled in this class hear from approximately fifteen speakers during the semes- ter. Students learn yoga and meditation and are ex- posed to a host of lesser- known forms of Holistic Health as well. Students learn about laying on of hands as an approach to healing. J.T. Garrett, Ph.D., informs the class on his success in inte- grating traditional and Indian medicine at the Cherokee Indian Hospital. The Holistic approach to cookery is taught with emphasis on the " we are what we eat " attitude. Students are also exposed to Kirlian Photography which is a means of mea- suring the energy produced by the human body. Ms. Koons realizes the unusual content of her class. " Holistic Health is not traditional. People don ' t understand and they ' re afraid of it. " The emphasis of this class is on health from within. A back-to-basics approach is taken and healing through mental and physical means 5 are stressed. Holistic Health provides us with an alter- native to this process. As Ms. Koon says, " People are beginning to focus on prevention instead of treatment. I believe this is becoming the way of the future. " - Cathy Stuart SYMPOSIUM COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Dr. Bill Strickland, 16 year veteran s Dean of the College of Fine and ipplied Arts, will be retiring at the end fthis year. Here are some of his thoughts n liberal education and his hopes for iSU in the future. RHODODENDRON: What changes lave you seen over the years at ASU and specially in the College of Arts and Icience? )r. Strickland: Well, when I first came, came as the Chairman of the Depart- ment of Philosophy and Rehgion, and we .idn ' t have any colleges; it was Appala- hian State Teachers College - one dministrative unit. In 1967 we reorgan- zed and formed the General College, ollege of Arts and Science, the College if Fine and Applied Arts, and the College if Education. I became Dean of the new ' ollege of Arts and Science on July 1, 968. I saw the beginning of the College nd have been Dean for sixteen years ince. We have grown in terms of faculty nd majors. IHODODENDRON: ASU is seen trimarily as a liberal arts school. What do ' ou see is the value of a liberal arts ducation? Dr. Strickland: I think that a university ducation is essentially concerned with he making available to students general r liberal education which is the founda- ion of any education, even professional iducation. Professional education ought o be added on top of the general liberal bundation, the study of language, for sample, mathematics, history, and all he other parts that form the broad base or education. And then, the professional equirements should be added on top of hat. I ' m convinced that we need to have reneral education for the foundation of " I think that a university education is essentially concerned with the making available to students general or liberal education w hicn is the foundation of any education, even professional education. " - Dr. Bill Strickland any special education. RHODODENDRON: The distinction of having a college degree is not what it once was. What is the personal value of a college degree? Dr. Strickland: It acquaints the human being with the achievements of the human family, and I think that is of paramount significance. It avoids isola- tion; it avoids provincialism, and it relates persons to their history, their culture, and their language. RHODODENDRON: What are the employment possibilities for liberal arts graduates? Dr. Strickland: Many students that take a degree in Athropology, English, Sociology, Philosophy and Religion will go on and a dd some professional training and take jobs in specialized areas. Others will simply continue work in their discipline and become college professors or whatever. Many, without much professional training, will become profes- sionals in certain areas. They may work for the government, for example. RHODODENDRON: Are the hard sciences growing faster than some of the other departments like English or Foreign Language, for example? Dr. Stickland: Physics is growing a bit faster than some of the others. Mathema- tics, especially with Computer Science, is growing. Our enrollments, though, have held fairly stable in all the sciences. RHODODENDRON: What do you hope to see in the future for ASU and the College of Arts and Science? Dr. Strickland: I hope that we will be able to maintain our enrollments and that any student that comes here will be able to receive the quality of education that one should expect, that one will be able to evaluate human life and experience in a creative and ennobling fashion. That ' s what I believe education is about, not just preparation for jobs. That ' s not the essential purpose of a university. - Interview by Paul Baker SYMPOSIUM MAN EXPLORING CULTURES THROUGH FIELD WORK The Anthropology De- partment offers a variety of interesting activities during the summer. Students can take advantage of a field school every other summer. Six credit hours can be earned in the five to six week session. This summer, students will study in Florida along with the University of West Florida at Pensacola. The field school is im- portant in that it opens many job opportunities. The Dr. Harvard Ayers new Environmental Impact Statement requires that anyone wanting to build must submit a written statement which explains how their construction will alter the land and effect the environment. Students who attend the field school will be qualified to per- form the assessments necessary for such a written statement. The first part of the field school will be spent looking for digging sites. The sites to be explored date back to 3000 B.C. Finding prehistoric sites will be of particular in- terest. With test excava- tions and lab work, the life styles of past civili- zations can be better un- derstood. The field work is de- signed for people with lit- tle or no experience in archaeology. Cheryl Claas- sen, a past participant, commented that archaeology " is an interesting field, and it gives a good back- ground for any major. The course offers a un- ique understanding. Often it is assumed that other cultures see and do everything our way when in fact they have their own way which seems right for them. This area of study makes us more a- ware of the poeple around us and their feelings and ideas. We could all stand to gain a better under- standing of our fellow man. - Doreen Heath CRIMINAL JUSTICE TAKES A STAND The Criminal Justice pro- gram is one of the fastest growing disciplines at ASU, growing from 4 to 46 de- grees awarded in a five year period. In 1982 ap- proximately 130 people 1 majored in Criminal Jus- j tice. In a poll of this i year ' s freshmen, criminal justice majors ranked third in the Arts and Sciences fields. The growth is " dy- namic, " stated Dr. Sutton, department chairman. Those who study Criminal Justice can work with pri- vate security agencies, law enforcement and courts and corrections at the federal, state and local government levels, under which a num- ber of positions and varie- ties of work related to Criminal Justice research. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS ASSOCIATION Front Row: Wendy Carney (vii president), Jim Langcake (president). Second Row; Alba Herrera, Billy Ctiapdier, Bebe Harmon, Collette Tan, Paula Crane. Back Row; Geoff Moore, Ed Richards, Katheryn Horn, Patricia Hodgson, Jon Balish, Roland Moy (advisor). 15? The field of archaeological research unearths clues to man ' s past lucation, planning, and ihabilitation can be found. The field is truly inter- isciplinary. The program insists of courses in ociology, Psychology and riminal Justice Political cience. " Our graduates are ell received, " noted Dr. utton " and we have a rong faculty. Many of our iculty have held offices I various criminal justice :eas, some with private icurity agencies and or ational and state agencies id organizations. Books id articles of our faculty ave been published. A JO.OOO grant has been •anted for some of our culty to study the jail ' Stem of North Carolina. " " We are unique to an ex- nt in that we require an ternship of the chosen aid of each graduate in ther private security, w enforcement, or courts id corrections " added Dr. itton. - Mitzi Hurst THE NEWPORT PROGRAM The Department of His- tory ' s Newport Program sounds like a dream come true. The Newport Program is now entering its fourth year, and it has expanded to include not only grad- uate and undergraduate students, but adult learn- ers as well. The Newport Program is a four week summer session in Newport, Rhode Island. The program is made possi- ble by cooperation with Salve Regina: The Newport College. Students can take courses in History, English and Math or they may even design their own indepen- dent study. Students rave over sum- mers spent in Newport. Su- san Harrington said, " It was an ' on hands ' experi- ence and that made learning a lot of fun. " Carey Nier- garth said, " It was one of the best summers I ' ve ever Salve Regina in Newport, Rhode Island welcomes ASU students. had. It is definitely worthwhile, and I ' m going back this summer. " The Newport Program cer- tainly offers students an action-packed summer, while still providing a relaxed environment for learning. Newport was founded in 1636, so students studying Colonial History or Early American Literature are able to learn in the set- ting where events origi- nally occured. The cosmopolitan society in Newport, itself. has continued since its earliest days as a Colonial maritime center. Students have a chance to meet peo- ple from radically differ- ent cultures, which makes their educational exper- ience much broader than it would otherwise be. Any student interested in a very special summer school program should surely consider studying in Newport. Newport offers many unusual things that are unavailable elsewhere. - Mitzi Hurst iglish and History students and faculty prepare to leave for Newport CRIMINAL JUSTICE CLUB Front Row: Dwight Vinson (president), Jeff Almond (treasurer), Thomas Sullivan (secretary). Back Row: Jeff Forbes, Robert Huffman, Michael Nauman. SOCIOLOGY AIDS ANY DEGREE Sociology was at one time the tji)ical liberal arts degree that led to a no- where job. In recent years, however, more applied as- pects have been developed allowing for concentrations in other areas of studies. Here at Appalachian State University, the Sociology Department is more like a service department for other disciplines and majors. Dr. Denton, head of the Sociology Department, com- mented that, " the Sociology Department here at Appala- chian State University cooperates with other de- partments much more freely than some colleges. " A number of required courses in Sociology are included in many of the Business, Political Science, and Cri- minal Justice curriculums here at Appalachian State SYMPOSIUM THE MIND University. " There are very few jobs on the market today that call for a specific soci- ologist, " explained Dr. Denton. He said that a de- gree in sociology with a good minor and a goal ori- ented program, which can be played up in your resume, is what business is looking for. " Industry today is em- ploying college graduates with solid liberal arts backgrounds for training in lower and middle man- agement programs, " said Dr. Denton. Frequently, sociology is studied as a prep course to help students in communi- cations. Afterward, the student will go on to grad- uate school or into law, ministry, or even sales management. Here at Appa- lachian there are many minors taken in sociology, but few majors. - Robbie Reaves APPLIED RESEARCH AIDS PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS Psychology majors gen- erally get involved in a psychological research course sometime during their college career. One such course, ' Applied Re- search Methodology " , taught by Dr. Paul Fox, teaches basic research design through applied settings. " The course is meant for all psychology majors, clinical and industrial alike, " explained Fox. Students, for some reason, sometimes fear the class. Dr. Fox said that to alleviate this fear he tries to make the course as interesting as possible. " I have them start out doing statistical concepts, and they don ' t even realize that they ' re doing re- search, " he said. One of the interesting Psychology professor Dr. Paul Fox stresses practical research in class. PSYCHOLOGY CLUB Front Row; Suzanne Gilroy {vice president), Kristin Rogers (president), Sandy Moretz (treasurer). Second Row; Susan Golden, Leanne Gay, Fonda Craft. Back Row; Lorl Brown, Rachael Strickland, Polly Trnavsky (advisor). Susan Golden (L) and Kristin Rogers sell donuts for the Psychology Clulfc 160 jpics researched by the ass this year was a ;udy on how people eval- ate others by height. Pic- ires of a person said to e tall were shown to sub- lets. Then, the same pic- ire was shown to another ibject. This time, how- er, the subject was told lat the person in the icture was short. The ;udy revealed that women ould rather work for and jspect more a taller male, len, on the other hand, id not seem to care about eight in their evaluations [■ the pictures. Students in the class resent their findings be- )re the class orally or I poster form. In April, romising studies are taken ) Raleigh for the Carolina onference. This gathering : Psychology majors from le five surrounding states sponsored by N.C. State id Merideth College. Robbie Reaves A NEW HOME FOR PHILOSOPHY A major accomplishment of the Philosophy and Reli- gion Department was its move to I.G. Greer in Nov- ember. Emerging from the cramped quarters in Sanford Hall, which at that time housed four separate de- partments, the department now has much more space in which to function. Department head Dr. Alan Hauser cites the fac- ulty offices as being much nicer, calling the old ones " tiny and very, very diffi- cult to work in. " The avail- ability of more classroom space is also a positive feature. This year the depart- ment catered to approximate- ly twenty five majors. Hau- ser stated that the job outlook for these majors is good, due in part to an increased awareness in bus- iness and industry as to the advantages of hiring a philosophy major. He ex- plained that these advan- tages include the students ' ability to think, write, and verbally communicate in a clear manner and that they are flexible enough to learn, perform, and adapt to a variety of tasks. " Our majors do an excellent job, " he said. The primary task of the department, however, is to aid students in meeting General Education requir- ements. With the emphasis of higher education returning to the liberal arts, his department is more " criti- cal to the whole spectrum " of a college education. He claimed, " Students tend to come away from classes in their major with a much broader education " as a re- sult of having participated in philosophy or religion class. As Chairman, Dr. Hau- ser is proud of the out- standing record his faculty has in the fields of research and publication. He said that this " spills back into the classroom " and makes for " better, more in- teresting teaching. " When asked to charac- terize the philosophical outlook of ASU students, Hauser stated that a wide variety of attitudes ex- ists. He also said that there is a strong interest in issues that is confirmed by the large number of stu- dents that enroll in " Reli- gions of the World " and " Introduction to Philoso- phy " . Often students take these courses for general education and then find the department so interest- ing that they major in it. Obviously, the students ' spiritual and philosophical curiosities are well met here at Appalachian State. - Kristin Kopren A.M. Denton Dr. Alan Hauser sees increased interest in Philosophy and Religion. IN STEP WITH TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS The study of English is more than hum-drum lit- erary lectures and stuffy grammatical rules. The De- partment of English here at ASU strives to provide students with study pro- grams which are refreshing and practical. In an effort to help English majors become more competitive in the market- place, the Department has acquired twenty Commodore 64 computers. Dr. Melissa Barth, instructor of prac- tical and technical writ- ing, said, " All businesses are using word processors now. It is a skill people have to have. " Unlike other com- puting centers on campus, this one will concentrate on building writing skills. In addition to the new computers, the Department SYMPOSIUM LANGUAGE Dr. Melissa Barth of English also took part in travel to New England. Several students traveled to Salve Regina, a college in Newport, Rhode Island last summer. They studied courses in math, history, and of course, English dur- ing the four week program. Aside from computers and travel, the Department is also involved in putting out four different publi- cations: The North Caro- lina Folklore Journal; a University literary maga- zine. The Cold Mountain Re- view; the Appalachian Arts magazine; and a monthly de- partmental newsletter. The English Times. These pro- jects are important in that they inform and entertain readers and give students of English the opportunity to gain practical experi- ence in the field of pub- lishing. The New Inklings Club was developed this year. The club was designed pri- marily for English majors but is open to anyone who is interested. Its members participate in poetry and prose workshops twice a month which focus on build- ing writing skills. Stu- dents share their work with one another and in this way receive valuable input from their peers. English, then, is not as stagnant as one might think. Instead, it ' s an ever evolving, up to date department. - Cathy Stuart UNDERSTANDING LANGUAGES " Language is a gift. Foreign languages provide a better understanding, " stated Dr. Solis of the Foreign Language Depart- ment. In an attempt to continue to provide this understanding the Depart- ment of Foreign Language is offering a number of interesting programs and activities. Students can major or minor in French, German, Or. Ramon Diaz-Sotis The key to learning any foreign language Is practice. The Foreign Language Lab in Sanford Hall provides the means to this enoT tin, and Spanish. Masters ;rees can be obtained in inch and Spanish. Liter- ire, linguistics, trans- ion, and art courses offered through this jartment. Students who take a eign language are also uired to take a lab. or to this year, the lab isisted of listening to ords and tapes. Now the jartment is hooked up to atellite that provides m with programs from eign countries mty- four hours a day. Students are becoming re aware of international dies and foreign language, hough language uirements are few, there more students studying guage than in past irs. According to Dr. is, teaching systems better and " new ideas i equipment make more dents interested. " )oreen Heath COMPUTER SCIENCE BOON TO MATH DEPARTMENT Changes are being made in the Mathematics Department in the area of Computer Science. The present compu- ter systems are being up- graded; more terminals, more mini-computers, and several micro-computers are being added to. the present system. " This growing area is trying to keep up with the student demand and contin- ue to supply the quahty noted of the ASU Mathema- tics Department, " noted Dr. Arnold McEntire. The inter- est in micro-computers is reflected in the number of students taking the provid- ed courses. New courses are being constructed and are aimed at teaching computers in a comprehensive way. The classes within the department consist of a lot of lab activities. " In lab we are glad to see students helping each other, " says Dr. McEntire. " It makes life easier in tough courses when students help each other, " added Dr. Mc- Entire. Stan Banner, a Computer Science major, calls the major " challenging. " Stan says, " the future is ex- citing and challenging in this field. " Dan Sweeny, also a Computer Science major, sees the departmen- tal programs as being of high quality. " ASU has an excellent department with a very bright future. There is a need for more equipment and professors if they are going to keep up the quality. " Dr. McEntire stated, " Opportunities for jobs have been very good with graduates receiving top of the line salaries. But it cannot be predicted how long this will hold up in our area. The demand for employees in our immediate area may decrease. Graduates may have to move further away from home than expected. " The uses of this expand- ing department are many. The skills taught include problem solving, computer language, architecture of computers, and computer applications. All this is offered to students as an attempt to provide grad- uates with practical skills and keep them in step with the changing needs of society. - Doreen Heath 1 Pondering a problem MIH ? ' ? with any computer, those in the Math Department ' s computer lab converse in a language of their own. SYMPOSIUM SCIBMCES UNIQUE METHOD OF TEACHING PHYSICS Dr. Walter Connolly, a physicist, is involved in arousing peoples ' interest in physical phenomena. Dr. Connolly savors his time researching for new demon- strations for high school and college students and giving demonstrations na- tionwide. Dr. Connolly ' s interest in demonstrations was stir- Dr. Connolly and demonstration. red during his nine year teaching position at the U.S. Naval Academy, where demonstrations were built large enough to show a half a battalion (about 200 mid- shipmen) a physical principle. Since he started ASU ' s Physics Department, Dr. Connolly has been invited to give papers and speak all over the nation. He said, " The interest in de- monstrations is growing nationwide. If you show people demonstrations they will remember the princi- ples much longer than by telling them. " In 1979, he was asked what he deemed his favorite demon- stration at the National Convention of Physics Teachers. His choice ' The Optical Cheshire Cat ' , came to fruition through the aid of Lewis Carroll ' s Alice in Wonderland and an experiment done by Dr. Tom Rokoske with a water dropper filled with anisole. The speed of light is the same in anisole as in the glass of a dropper. Filling the center of the dropper with anisole, the light doesn ' t know if it ' s glass or anisole, thus disappearing. Using this concept and the tale of the disappearing cat in Alice In Wonderland, Dr. Connolly created a figure of a cat on glass that disappears when immersed in liquid anisole. Dr. Connolly commented on the influx of demonstra- tions into classrooms in the ' 30 ' s and ' 40 ' s and said there was a decrease in the late ' 50 ' s and late ' 60 ' s. But the use of de- monstrations in revealing physical phenomena is again on the rise and Dr. Walter Connolly is right in the forefront, helping to spur students ' imaginations and increase their under- standing of the physical world. - Babette Munn Jon Speed tests samples. BIOLOGY STUDENTS ANC AILING JAMAICANS Department of Biology graduate students Jon Speec and Vic Culpepper spent si] weeks of their summer this year doing research in Ja- maica. The Ministry of Health in Jamaica selected four villages and allowed the researchers to collect blood and fecal samples for a parasilogical study of the region. " Because PHYSICS CLUB Front Row; Linda Dunn, Greg Wojak, Brad Spencer, Darren Thompson, Bill Swanson, Finley Dula. Back Row; Roy Small, David Gebbie, Steven Goslen, Jim Selbee, Joey Norman, W. C. Connolly (advisor). lere is so little informa- on of parasites in third orld countries, parasitism probably the largest roblem inhibiting their :owth, " commented Speed. ;e hopes that their study lay help the situation. The condition which :ads to parasitism in the iUages is contamination [■ the water supply. " In le villages there are no idoor toilets; usually ' s a hole in the ground r a trench, and there is electricity, " said peed. The two main groups f parasites found in the D25 blood and 700 waste imples were Helminths and rotozoans. These two para- tes can cause debilita- ng effects in humans in- luding death. Once all their data is Dmpiled, Speed and Cul- epper ' s work will go on le at the Ministry of [ealth in Kingsport. Robbie Reaves EXPERIENCES IN CHEMICAL RESEARCH The field of chemical research calls for a widely diversified and crucial amount of practical exper- ience. The more experience that can be acquired, the better one ' s job opportuni- ties after graduation. Pro- fessors in the Chemistry Department here at ASU re- cognize this need for prac- tical experience and so de- veloped a number of courses in which Chemistry majors can gain this experience. There are currently three classes designed to promote practical chemical re- search: " Introduction to Chemical Research " , " Semi- nar " , and " Senior Re- search " . The courses are taught by Dr. Thomas Rhyne of the Graduate School. The first class in the series teaches the student how to conduct research on topics in Chemistry. The students, working in close Lisa Reynolds gets advice from Dr. Soeder on a chemistry project. relation with professors, search through volumes of chemical documentation to find reports and other in- formation vital to their research. After gathering and sorting this informa- tion, each student presents his data to the class. In the second course, each student selects his own topic for research, and does literary and experimental work. After having put the accumu- lated data together, the students give another pre- sentation to the class. Dr. Rhyne said, " The main goal of the course is to show the students the im- portance of literary re- search as well as the chem- ical side of it. " Senior Research, the third and final course in the series, gives each stu- dent the opportunity to work individually with one member of the Chemistry De- partment. " This really gives each student the first hand experience that our faculty posses, " said Rhyne. - Robbie Reaves PALACHIAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY Front Row; Bryan Simmons, Tim Oakes jsident), Greg Howell (vice president), James Messick (secretary treasurer). ;k Row; Ty Garber, Gene Wood, Tim Ellison, Ben Miles, Donna Kimball, jg Snyder, Dr. Steve Williams. Not Pictured; Ken Call, Robert " Zootie " jar. HIGHLAND BIOLOGISTS Front Row; Ray Williams (resident ornithologist), Vic Culpepper (chairman of the board), Wendy Stehling. Jim Orcutt. Phyllis Baker. Jeannie Tarr, Bob Ballard. Back Row; Cathy Lawing. Dr. Tink (faculty advisor). Jill Bazemore (vice president), Neil Medlin (president), California Gopher Snake, Wayne Van Devander (advisor). Chuck Teague, Brad Howard. RARE RESEARCH Marine fossils are of interest to Dr. Frank Mc- Kinney, ASU professor of Geology. In 1976, he star- ted working with the grad- uate geology program look- ing into petroleum research funded by the American Chemical Society. The work consisted of investigating 3 million year old marine fossils called Bryozoas. Interests in these stu- dies are both academic and economic. The Bryozoas ' SYMPOSIUM EARTH Or. Frank McKinney structures vary according to their environment. This sparks the interest of the petroleum industries, be- cause the findings aid in the search for oil and gas reserves. Economically these studies will help to save money by making these petroleum reserves easier to locate. John Winn, a Geology major, notes, " It is rare that research is offered to undergraduates, and that the faculty encourages it along with the willingness of the faculty to help at anytime. Those genuinely interested get boosted along by the faculty. For any undergraduate it is a " big deal " to be involved in research, especially to do some on his own. In graduate school when it comes time to do research for a masters thesis, the student will not find him- self in such awe. " - Doreen Heath GRAPHIC PLANNING The Department of Geogra- phy and Community Planning is excited about its useful and versatile gra- phic display computers. Dr. William Imperatore teaches a class on the uses of these computers. In the course, students learn to create line, bar and circle graphs as well as choropleth maps, three- dimensional maps, and three-dimensional terrain diagrams. Included in the learning experience are the concepts and uses of graphic tablets, direct drawings, drum plotters, graph and map plotting, flat- bed plotters and graphic printers. " Since this course on graphic display emphasizes graphics itself, students from other majors take the course to become familiar with the computer ' s graphic Gina Clayton analyzes the gra ' phics. capabilities, " stated Dr. Imperatore. Gina Clayton, a History major, finds the course " real beneficial. " She feels the " planning is easier, more effective and information is put together quicker because of the small computers. " Skills acquired in gra- phic display by Planning majors are used in the drawings of maps of cities and other areas which are undergoing changes or in need of renewal. - Doreen Heath Dr. McKinney reveals his zeal for fossils by involving students. Grasping the vastness of the world iCHTSTT " SYMPOSIUM COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ou think Wall Street is a rat race, i haven ' t seen anything yet. Although ilker Hall cannot be equally compared to i bewildering confusion of the Stock change, it too demands respect as a place business. Business is one of the most popular Ids of study at ASU. Approximately 2,800 idents are currently enrolled in the ilker College of Business majoring in magement, Msirketing, Economics, Ac- mting. Business Education, and Finance, ;urance and Real Estate. This year, in an effort to upgrade the ality of learning, the business school has tigated changes in the requirements of dents wishing to enter the college, jspective majors must have completed 60 nester hours including English 1000, )0, and Math 1030 plus seven lower level siness courses prior to admission. The plicant must maintain a 2.0 in all work empted. The reason for this move is to sure that business majors take classes in sequence. Students were found to be skipping over basic classes. Consequently, they lacked the fundamen- tal knowledge needed in the upper-level courses. " In the past, it has been rather simple for students to neglect the necessary courses and take their own selection of classes, " said Barry EUedge, Assistant Dean of the College of Business. " We want to upgrade the quality of the upper-division courses to the advantage of the students. " Core courses, he feels, are the foundations of a business education. " We want the department as a whole to be more than efficient for the students and instructors. Proper sequence is a definite quality in maintaining this goal. (Students) don ' t realize how much more they will learn if they stick to a definite pattern, " he said. In addition to the changes in admissions policy, the College of Business has designed an 18 hour minor program. The minor includes Economics 2030, Accounting 2100, Management 3010, Marketing 3010, Finance 3010, and an additional course of the student ' s choice. All 2000 level courses must be completed before 3000 level classes are attempted. Each department also offers its own specialized minor. Special programs are offered by the College of Business to help the individual. Night school is especially welcome to the working student. Internships provide valuable experience for the students before they are turned out into the " Real World " . With the special programs and raised admission standards, the Walker College of Business seeks to better prepare people for all areas of the business world. " Our business majors have done well in the past, and the expectations remain stable for the future, " said Dr. EUedge. EDUCATING TO MEET INFORMATION DEMANDS Business requires the efficient flow of accurate information. It also requires a trained, dedicated group of professionals behind the scenes to teach people how to keep the information flowing. The Department of Business Education instructs students in both aspects. The Department is accre- dited for graduate and undergraduate studies. It offers degrees in the areas of Business Education with teacher certification, Distributive Education with teacher certification, Business Administration with a major in Information Systems, and Office Adminis- tration. The Department also offers a Master of Arts degree in Business Teacher Education. - Paul Baker SYMPOSIUM EDUCATING FOR BUSMESS Don Gibson utilizes the computer to solve problems. MANAGING THE FLOW OF BUSINESS DATA The Information Systems Program in the College of Business has developed from an individually designed major into one which grad- uates over 200 students each year. The computer program has been in oper- ation for a decade. Dr. Melvin Roy, Senior Advisor to the program, describes its development as one of exponential but controlled growth. Presently, students in the College of Business use the computer facilities to help solve accounting, eco- nomic, and managerial prob- lems. Students majoring in Information Systems use the computer to complete projects in the areas of COBOL applications, model- ing simulation problems, various management science techniques, and date pro- cessing activities. Faculty members use the computer in the classroom as well as in their own statistical anal- ysis of research data. Computers have added to the productivity and pro- ficiency of both faculty and students in the John Walker College of Business. Computers are a much mor efficient way of storing information than other methods. The terminal laboratory for the College of Business has recently been remodel- ed. It contains 16 concen- trated terminals in commu- nication with the mainfram UNIVAC 90 80 central pro cessing unit via Appalnet, the underground coaxial cable communication systen located in Whitener Hall. The lab contains a remote entry station enabling stu- dents to direct hard-copy output to Walker Hall fron the mainframe unit. A microcomputer lab contain- ing DEC Rainbow 100 computers is also available to students. These microcomputers are also connected to the UNIVAC Appalnet. -Mitzi Hurst DATA PROCESSING MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION Front Row; Sloane Pigi (Parliamentarian), David Greene, Pan Jackson (SGA Representative), Jud Thomas (Secretary), Charles Ware (Treasurer), Tom Griffith (Vice President Second Rovj; Stan Wilkinson (Advisor), Anika Scott, Carol Blanton, Wandi Trask, Meg Austin, Edwina Anthony, Regina Sloop, Sharon Alexander, Tro Lovi rle, Alan Woods, Mark Harris, Timothy Lowrance, Randy Carter, Angel; Waters. Third Row; Michael Powell, Trisha Seism, Beth Dilday, Kim Roach Linda Bourne, Melonie Moore, Joyce Raid, Patty Lorenz, Kevin Walter, Karei Lesher, Robert Hodges, Eddie Grindstaff, Keith Surber, Margaret Gibbs, Karei Edwards, Joseph McNair, Kevin Collier, Ben Fox, Tony Griffin. Fourth Row Laurie Turrentine, Terry Corriher, Kimberly Blakley, Cynthia Miller, Alysoi Rose, Judy Smith, Curtis Hicks, Bernice Miller, Camille Annas, Robin Clemmer William Edwards, Shaun Smith, Keith Morhard, Larry Crump, David Schenck Jin Yang, Steve Steiner, Dale Pritchard, John Robinson, Mike Horney. Bad Row; Gayna Simons, Kim Canipe, Gary Beaver, Scott Loy, David Morgan, Kin Watson. Not Pictured; Martha Hayden (President), Rob Compton. PING COMES INTO i OWN, FINALLY " Xvxn though my typx- ritxr is an old modxl, it jrks quitx wxll - xxcxpt r onx or two kxys ... " Few people realize the iportance of typing. It IS a novelty when the st typewriter came out 1868. Now, with inte- ated data and word pro- ssing becoming increas- gly important, it is most a necessity for e to know his way around e ole Remington. " Typewriting is a form of communication developed through keyboard control, " explained Mrs. Ann Black- burn a 26 year veteran of the Business Education De- partment. Mrs. Blackburn has run into some unusual experiences. Once she ex- cused a student for missing an assignment because the young lady had just had a $40 manicure job and didn ' t want to scuff her invest- ment. Ah, such are the slings and arrows of prog- ress. - Doreen Heath DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION CLUBS OF AMERICA Front Row; Penny Abernathy (Treasurer), Darlene Eason, Alliance Matney. Second Row; Sharon McGrady (Vice President), Sarah Gettys, Katherine Neal (Secretary), Keith Goins (President). Back Row; Greg Murphy (Vice President), Lynnette Knitter, Patti Morris, Dr. Tom Allen (Advisor). Not Pictured; Laurie Maliska. DECA CLUB ADVANCES ctice, practice, practicel It ' s the only way to master the keyboard The DECA Club (Distribu- tive Education Clubs of America) is just one club associated with the College of Business. It is sponsor- ed by the Business Educa- tion Department and is ad- vised by Dr. Thomas Allen. According to Allen, the club is designed to prepare its members to be DECA ad- visors for high school and junior high school chap- ters. Its 15 members are predominatly majors in the marketing and distributive education program and are studying to become teachers in secondary and community college level institutions. The ASU chapter is one of only two in the state. Activities this year in- cluded periodic organiza- tional meetings and atten- dance at the annual state- wide DECA convention. Paul Baker BETA LAMBDA Front Row; Barry Dillon (President), Ken Miller (Vice Wident), Susie Teachey (Secretary), Wanda Hicks (Treasurer), Susan .-las (Historian), Darryl Crawford (Parliamentarian). Second Row; Gina hie, Gail Lamm, Stephen Crocker, Leslie LeMaster, Pam Redden, Nancy thews, Pam Nordstrom, Amy Setzer, Patti Davis, Jeff Mclntyre. Back Row; da Eatmon, Beth Powers, Jeff Robinson, Jon Hill, Dr. Vandryool, Kim ns, Sarah Newberry, Donna McKinney, Phyllis Easterling, Pamela Jackson, ee Reuter. AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION Front Row; Trish Williams (President), Gina Ritchie (Vice President), John Comer, Second Row; David Morgan, Jane Pegram, Scott Clay, LeAnn Cline, Leigh Smith. Back Row; Jim Nelson (Faculty Advisor), Mary Powell (Faculty Advisor), Darlene Boling, Sandy Maharaj, Chris Laine, Robin Campbell. 169 PREPARING FOR THE DIG ONE Needless to say, Ac- counting tests cause a great deal of panic among business students. Prepar- ing for one usually entails marathon cramming sessions which frazzle the nerves of even the most stalwart of scholars. An accounting major ' s career begins innocently enough, in the introductory classes of Accounting 2200 and 2210. Here one gets his first taste of the accoun- tant ' s art. All business majors are required to take these classes, but few en- joy them, and even fewer go on to the upper-level courses 3100 and 3110. It is in these classes that the diehards, those who really want to become accountants, are found. And after these classes, what next? Are they finished, ready to embark on a life- work in Accounting? No. ■■n SYMPOSIUM MONETARY MATTERS With calculator In reach, a student There is just one more ob- stacle to overcome, the horrendous CPA exam. Of all the tests given in college, the CPA exam is the one most feared by students. One must pass all four sections of the test - Theory, Practice, Auditing, and Law - to qualify as a Certified Public Accoun- tant. To help students pre- pare for the exam, the Accounting Department pro- ponders an accounting test problem. vides special review classes. Dr. Ramond Larson teaches such a class. In it old CPA exam questions are reviewed, and eight- hour practice exams are given in preparation for the Big One. Dr. Larson requires twenty-five hours of out of class study each week for the class. " The main reasons people fail the CPA is because they lack confidence and do not work hard enough, " he said. " ASU has very capable students. Some just lack the necessary commit- ment. They need time to develop the commitment needed to succeed in Ac- counting. " " The professors here at ASU are willing to work with you, and they are very helpful in preparing you for the CPA, " said Accoun- ting major Eddie Leary. And according to statis- tics they do prepare them well. The average for ASU students who pass the test are higher than both the state and national figures. Even so, the CPA exam takes its toll. Almost 70% of the participants fail at least one section. But, if he fails the first time, the determined Accounting stu- dent can take the test again . . . and again y . . - Doreen Heath BETA ALPHA PSI Front Row; Laurie Rogers, Kelly Rohleder, Evelyn White, Kay Bruffey, Jan Robertson, Brenda Shell, Debbie Coates, Charlotte Gilliam. Second Row; Mike McFerrin, Martha Cosby, Alyson Rose, Michael Hunt, BeUylien Smith, Pam Adams, Theresa Hunt, James Camp, Mark Taylor, Anne Reddeck, Chandra Whichard, Chrlsta Woggon. Back Row; David Lance, James -Harris, Michael Carter, Keith Hower, Mike Daniel, Bill Phillips, Gene Butts, Marty Pennell, Ken Hanner. ASU FINANCIAL ASSOCIATION Front Row; Camille Annas, Sally Gors, Kathi McNamara, Frankie Willis (President). Second Row; Karen Presnell, Lindi Bourne, Eve Jones, Bill Sipes. Third Row; Robert Pennehy, Michele Gilbert Wes Wilkes, John Grubb, Fourth Row; Chris Canipe, Tim Bounds. Fifth Row Stephen Crocker, Greg Clark, Ryan Allison, David Hayes. Back Row; Jef Widener, Dennis Myers, Michael Schellenger, Harry Davis. Not Pictured; Shery Hensley, Jeff Lakeman, Tom Price. 170 lONOMICS HAS MUd D OFFER THE JRIOUS STUDENT Economics, the study of •eduction, distribution, id use of income, wealth, id commodities, is a major 3ld of study in the Wal- !r College of Business, he department offers a iriety of programs suited specific needs. A Bach- or of Arts degree is fered in conjunction with e College of Arts and ;ience. Also, a Bachelor Science with a concen- ation in Economics is ailable; a teaching cer- ' icate is optional. Sev- al programs for students terested in international udies exist. The depart- ent has an honor program r students who have pro- n to be capable of ad- nced study. The department of Eco- imics strives to prepare adents for graduate level careers as professional economists and or economic educators. - Paul Baker THE STRUGGLE FOR ECONOMIC INSIGHT The honors class in Eco- nomics is tough. Students are only invited to enroll if they have a 3.25 or better GPA after their freshman year. Not many make the requirements apparently; twelve students took the course during the fall and just four in the spring. I tie class is meant to be an alternative for better students looking for more of a challenge than that offered in a normal course. Not just another lec- ture, the class demands hard work and creative thought from the student. Vast amounts of outside reading is assigned along with a short paper each week. Consisting of three to four pages, these papers are the major part of the work load. Dr. Larry McRea, instructor for the class said, " This is a demanding work load. Yet, these students are more prepared in communication skills. " The purpose of the course is to get the stu- dents to begin to write and be able to handle tech- nical material. Education is, basically, the ability to read and write clearly. " It ' s not financially possible, but it would be ideal to make all students learn to deal with reading and writing about more highly technical things. At least the better stu- dents are offered the op- portunity to expand on their learning, " said Mc- Rea. " I aim to get basic economic principles across along with reading and writing skills concerning more technical material. " - Doreen Heath but studious Honors Economics class. HA KAPPA PSI Front Row; R. Kent Wilkinson, Renee Shaping, David nichael, Karen Lesher, Elisa Roberts, Todd Hauss. Second Row; Brad s. Jon Fogt. Sonja Hammett, Tamara Hurd, Robin Clemmer, Ann Everhart, la Reese, Rene Shuford, Katie Stewart, Cindy Rice, Meg Austin. Third ■; David Dayton, Mike Hardeguee, James Camp, Roger Gunn, Jeffrey nons, Kevin Tennyson, Brian Foley, Michael McFerrin, David Kimball, Mike ton. Tammy Butler, Karen Wehunt, April Lambert. Back Row; Mickey ler, Rob Compton, Jeff Cartner, Larry Hinshaw, Mitch Cline, Jeff Reep, Konopka, Soctt Langford, Brian Purcell, Carlos Goodrich. David Lance! AMERICAN ACADEMY OF HEALTH ADMINISTRATION Bruce Greenland (president), Kelly Coble, Todd Butts (vice president), 3ea Picou (secretary). Jerry Halland (advisor). RENTALS BECOME BIG BUSINESS Rental Management is the newest field of study available to the management student at ASU. What is Rental Management? Well, according to Norma Hash, Extention Education Specialist of the Center for Management Develop- ment, Rental Management strives " to develop training programs, certification, pro- grams, and professional development for the rental industry. " The Institute of Rental Management is unique; as yet, no other University in the United States has any- thing like it. Begun last spring, the Institute is a cooperative effort between the Walker College of Business, Appalachian State University, and The American Rental Associa- tion. It was founded and has been established through an endowment of SYMPOSIUM MANAQNG MARKETS Local internships are available. the ASU Foundation. The special rental courses offered by the Institute have proven to be popular. Each semester, waiting lists are created for the overflow of students wishing to be enrolled. So far, the program has attracted 3 or 4 majors, says Hash. Anika Scott, a senior in the program, said she finds the field of Rental Management to be " dynamic and exciting - kind of like sales. " In February, Scott attended a 3-day convention for the rental industry in Dallas, Texas. She also worked in the industry locally at Boone Rent-All. - Paul Baker HEALTH CARE EXPANDS Health Care Management, a part of the College of Business, offers training for careers in the health care industry. It is one of few such programs in the United States. The program was funded jointly by the Appalachian Regional Com- mittee, the Kate B. Rey- nolds Foundation, and Appalachina State Univer- sity in 1975. It now en- rolls some 27 students. The health care indus- try is currently the lar- gest in the country. This program is designed to train managers for posi- tions in hospitals, ambu- latory care facilities, health maintenance organ- izations, and major health insurance carriers. Students study standard business courses with em- phasis on courses in health care topics. An internship at a health care facility is also required. The department is grow- ing. To enhance the curri- culum, Dr. J. B. Hallan, Director, hopes to begin new courses in health eco- nomics and health care financing. He also wishes to create a computer based job placement center for graduates of the program. - Paul Baker Department Chairman, Dr. Hallan. PI SIGMA ESPILON Front Row; Kathryn MacDonald, Kevin Hinch, Penny Joyner, Gay Galloway (President), Bebe Poe, Terri Sparlts. Second Row; Lynne Parks, Cindy Smith, Margaret Bibbs, Lori Koon, Nancy Venturella, Jane Sigmon, Laurie Turrentine, Lisajear Grauiich, Vicky Porter. Third Row: John Riggsbee, Sharon Joyner, Martha Sain, Ginger Cecil. Melonie Moore, Sharon Richardson, Mark Greenberg, Mary Breiner, Jeffrey Foster. Fourth Row; Mic Mackintosh, Sheldon Reynolds, Don Pendleton, Bill Craig, Bob Dausmann, Karen Kneib, Jeff Lakeman, Melissa Helms. Fifth Row; Lori Lemons, Mitch Lemons, Sherrie Wyant, Carole Long, Sherri Stocks. Nena Villalobos, Julie Hinch, Frank Caruso. Sixth Row; Earl Burgess, Charlotte Conklin, Mary Aryonico, Betsy Robertson, Ann Talbert, Greg Smarrelli, Katherine Alford, Greg Kirby. Back Row; Todd Hayes, Ward Michie, John Swift, Mike Royal, Keith Holder, Marc Czarnecki, Greg Lear, Mark Freeman, Dan Blackwelder, Mike Rasheed, Butch Boles, Joe Nicks, Sherrili Godfrey, Chris Merhoff, Anika Scott, Brian Metcalf, Chuck Teague, Wanda Trask, Neil Graves. Patricia Parsons, Nicki Fries. HE MARKETING DOOM The newly created Market- ng Department is up and on ;s feet. Formerly the )epartments of Marketing nd Management were to- ether as one. Due to rapid xpansion in both areas, be decision was made in uly, 1983 to separate the ivo. Most business schools ffer separate Marketing nd Management depart- lents. Dr. James Barnes is the rst Chairperson of ASU ' s larketing Department. He jceived his B.A. in Busi- ess Administration in 1974 DEPAKTMENT MARKET I r G Marketing gains ground. and his MBA from Auburn in 1975. Dr. Barnes received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Oregon in December, 1979, and has taught Marketing since 1975. " The future of ASU ' s Marketing Department will be to try to build a strong regional recognition, " said Barnes. " We have noticed not only an increase in numbers but also an in- crease in the quality of students involved in Mar- keting. " - Doreen Heath r. James Barnes PROMOTING THE GLOBAL MARKET During the past year interest in the field of international business has risen at ASU. With the economy in recession, many U.S. companies look to exporting to compensate for poor domestic sales. Ad- vances in technology and communications have drawn the world together as a market place. Also, the stiff competition in to- day ' s job market has en- couraged students to look for a distinctive twist to add to their education that will open doors in the search for a rewarding career. These elements, coupled with the desire to keep the Walker College of Business at the forefront in busi- ness education, are the motives behind the founding of the International Busi- ness Students ' Association (IBSA). This organization unites students from the various business disci- plines in working toward the common goal of promot- ing international business. In its first semester, the ISBA hosted 4 guest speakers, attended 5 meet- ings of the Western Caro- lina World Trade Club, and conducted a highly success- ful fund-raising project. The project involved the importing and selling of hand-woven Christmas tree ornaments from Columbia, South America. These items sold out and provided prac- tical e xperience in the field of importing. The club is a new and exciting advancement for ASU, and the advantages are going to prove numerous and far-reaching. The world of international business is vast and the possi- bilities are unlimited. - Jonathan Boling TERNATIONAL BUSINESS STUDENTS ASSOCIATION First Row; Dr. Chard Schaffer, Jonathan Boling (Treasurer), Pam Adams (Secretary), Rick Duser (President). Second Row; Maleah Jett, Becl y King, Jenny Heivy, Patsy arsons, Lamin Sagnia, Carol Vuncannon. Back Row; David Holston, Joshua ates, Mark Campbell, Butch Boles, Scott Massengill, Brian Saunders, Eva )nes, David Grier, Jeff Piper, Jim Elliott, Richard Salamon, Cam Finley, lannon Neal. AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATION Front Row; Beth Cole (President), Diane Conteno, Carol Cameron, Tennifer Smith, Carrie Bither, Tracy McAuley, Marty Huffman, Jeff Duncan. Second Row; John Roos (Treasurer), Mark Swansen, Dean Perna, Brian Corby, Jeff Leonard. Harry Rowden, Scott McGallum (Vice President). Back Row: Harry Selph, Frederick Blair. 173 SYMPOSIUM HIGH FhJANCE Harry Davis of the Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate. FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE RIDES NEW WAVE The Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate Department is one of tiie fastest ex- panding departments at the University. The demand for qualified people is at its height in these areas, especially in the Finance and Real Estate fields. Because of the changes and deregulations in the s_nation ' s financial systems. the need for well trained people is on the rise. Sixty-five percent of graduates in the department last year have landed career oriented jobs, and the demand is expected to be even greater in the future. Each of the three fields in the department has its own student organization. They are: Gamma Iota Sigma, Insurance; The Financial Association of ASU, Finance; and Rho Epsilon, Real Estate. Linda Johnson, faculty advisor for Rho Epsilon, received national recognition as Student Advisor of the Year. All three student organ- izations hold seminars with companies in their respec- tive fields. Students in Finance visited New York ' s financial district this year as one of their acti- vities. Dr. Harry Davis, Chair- person of the Department, stated that ASU is the only university in the state which offers a program in Insurance and one of two offering a Real Estate program. Davis said that he is very proud of both the students and faculty mem- bers in the Department of Finance, Insurance and Rea! Estate. " Jobs are opening; banks need well trained people, " he said. " We ' re turning out some of the best trained people in the state. " - Richard Schwartz I .vs,5? 4612 Real Estate, especially in this region, is an area of great potential. GAMMA IOTA SIGMA Front Row; Scott Elkins (President), Chuck Harreison (Vice President). Second Row; Susan Sorrells, Gilbert Williams, Lee Richardson. Back Row; Tom Nelson, Mike Daves, Kevin Woodie, David Smith. RHO EPSILON Front Row; Sandra Bullard, Missy Helms, Melanie Lewder (Secretary), Linda Johnson (Faculty Advisor), Back Row; Skip Pickett, Roger Gunn, Greg Springs (Vice President), Todd Ward (President). Not Pictured; Jack Underdown, Kathy Bunch (Treasurer), Marti Harrill, Jeff Simmons, Kathj Huffman, Anne Rasheed, Ted Barnes. | 174 SYMPOSIUM COLLEGE OF FINE AND APPLIED ARTS Since 1968 Dr. Nicholas Erneston has been Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts. He has seen much change ind looks forward to future developments of the College including the creation of a Fine Arts Center and making ASU the iummer home of the North Carolina Symphony. RHODODENDRON: Dr. Erneston, vhat is your background as an educator? Dr. Erneston: Well, I ' ve been here all my ife just about. I came here in 1948 as an jrchestra director and teacher of violin md various courses in music literature. In 1968, I became Dean of the College of i ine and Applied Arts and have been ever since. EIHODODENDRON: What role does ;he College of Fine and Applied Arts play it this University? Or. Erneston: We see our role here as ;ri-fold. Number one, we contribute to the general education aspect. That is, the ;ultural atmosphere of the General Education part of the curriculum. Second, ve are very career oriented in this college. VIost of the students are engaged in education toward a specific career goal in ife. We ' ve changed programs and added urograms in that direction and for that Durpose all along. Thirdly, we are nvolved in creating a cultural atmosphere lere to give students an aesthetic outlet. 3ne of the missions is to create a Fine rts Center here, a kind of cultural center " or this region which we are already well m our way to doing through our clinics md summer camp programs, and by jringing the North Carolina Symphony lere during the summer. EIHODODENDRON: Is the Symphony ;oing to make its summer home here? Dr. Erneston: That ' s the underlying " Most of the students (in the College of Fine and Applied Arts) are engaged in education toward a specific career goal in life. " - Dean Nicholas Erneston goal. They ' ve been here two summers, now, and they will be here this summer. It ' s a spin off from some things that were already going on like the Cannon Music Camp. The Music Department in par- ticular has hosted clinics, workshops, and festivals here in the summertime for many, many years. The camp program is in its 15th or 16th year. We ' re still going strong. It ' s a drawing card for us. It ' s a recruiting effort also. RHODODENDRON: With the building of Farthing Auditorium, Wey Hall, and the new Broyhill Music Building, the College of Fine and Applied Arts has been expanding tremendously. Are there any plans for further expansion of the College? Dr. Erneston: In Industrial Arts there is a plan to more than double the size of the existing structure. The new building is to be built between the existing building and the street. The Industrial Arts building has been the number one priority on campus for several years. I ' ve no reason to think that the plans won ' t come to fruition. RHODODENDRON: How many majors are enrolled in the various departments? Dr. Erneston: It would be a guess, but I can give you some figures which may be indicative. At last year ' s commencement, the six departments of Fine and Applied Arts graduated 6% to T l of the total. Our programs are really quite valid. They are healty programs. We are moving away from certification type degrees. I think we are satisfying the students ' needs. In Home Economics we ' re really growing in the area of child care, and also some non-teaching tracks that deal with housing and interior decoration, clothing and textiles, foods and nutrition. In the Physical Education Department we have a great number of people in recreation. We are also in the process of asking for a community health track. We expecL that that ' s going to be a popular program. Right now, of all the departments in the college, two of them still are very certification oriented. Music, I guess, is about 70 ' c music education. The other 30 ' 7 are involved in performance degrees, theory, composition, church music, and music merchandising. Physical Educa- tion, by its very nature, is a certification track. - Interview by Paul Baker SYMPOSIUM = CREATIVE IMAGES ARTISTIC OPPORTUNITIES The Department of Art now has an enrollment of 270 majors who enter any of four smaller programs with- in the department. Commer- cial Design is the most popular and accounts for over 60% of the majors. Another possible major is Art Marketing and Produc tion. The department offers teacher training resulting in a B.S. in Art Education. A B.A. can be obtained in Studio Art as well. Mr. Warren Dennis, Chairman, comments that, " The grad- uate program is a fast growing one. In the past four years, it has tripled in size. " Mr. Dennis estimates that graduates are having little difficulty in finding jobs in their desired fields. Commerical Design majors are entering advertising id graphic fields. Art Members of ASU ' s new art club, Alpha Rho Tau, get creative. Marketing majors are find- ing jobs in galleries and sales. The Department has also been successful in placing its teaching grad- uates at schools and uni- versities throughout the South. The Art Department has a number of assets that attract students. The faculty, for example, has built a fine reputation. ennis notes, " The faculty ALPHA RHO TAU Front Row; Emily Myrick, Linda Read, Maria Austin, Taylor Baker. Back Row; Tim Samuel, Kathleen Lamb, David Brown, Will Pilchard (advisor). Not Pictured : Scott Penegar, Kathleen Lutz, Billy Whitehurst. keeps itself involved in art activities in the community and area. A num- ber of our professors are active in competitions and exhibitions throughout the Southeast. " Art students have the opportunity to travel fre- quently. The New York Loft serves as a home base for students investigating commercial studios in New York City. A program for study in Europe is also offered. Students can earn Art History credit by living and learning in Italy. Alpha Rho Tau is a new club this year which was designed to cater to the needs and interests of art students. Said Mr. Dennis, " Perhaps the high point of the stu- dents ' year is the annual Art Expo. " On April 6, classes were cancelled in the Department. Each year, students exhibit their work in Wev Hall. Seniors have a separate showing in the Catherine Smith Gallery. The faculty votes and de- termines the most talented students. An award ceremonj is then held, in which winners of the Art Talent Scholarship are announced. The $1800 scholarship is offered through the de- partment and is divided up among the classes. All the programs and ac- tivities offered to art students are a means of achieving departmental goals. Dennis says, " Our purpose is to provide as much individual instruc- tion as we can for students involved in the various programs. We are involved in art appreciation, the making af art, and the practical aspect of art in relation to marketing. We are seeking to provide our students with a complete understanding of the many facets of art. " - Cathy Stuart RADIO BROADCASTERS CLUB Front Row; Ray Mariner (president), Jon Austin (treasurer), Wayne Caulder (vice president), Vikki Kinsland (secretary). Second Row; Delana Mitchell, Wendy Hall. Kathleen Lamb, Mitch Termotto, Roxanna Smith. Third Row; Beth Diggs, Chris Fowler, Lynn White, Lori Betts. Back Row; Mark Wilkinson, William Keese, Jody Whitley, Don Munson, Donald Cockerham. IGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! WASU-TV? No, just Kevin Balling and his Television ' reduction class working oi heir own latest video pro- luctions. Each semester ivery student had to come ip with two original pro- luctions. Ideas for videos vere limitless. Students :ould choose to do musical ' ideos, dance videos, game- how spoofs, original creen plays - anything ex- cept pornography. A lot of lass productions involved tudents from the music ind theater departments who I ' ere interested and wanted o get the experience. All shooting for these (roductions was done in the tudio. There the students ere in a controlled envi- onment and knew what to xpect. Lack of equipment or shooting on location rutside of the studio was drawback according to FORENSICS TEAM Front Row; Chris Shamanski, Donna Holscloth, Kim Balientine, Portia Heely, Barbara Belcher, Pam Ridge, Tony Cole. Back Row; David Pless, Johnathan Ray, Chantelle Smith, Alicia Ferrer, Lauren Honess, Bob Geolas, Gentry Dunham, Rob Bell. Kevin. " It ' s important for students to be able to go out and cover a story, " he added. At first many students tended to be frightened or overwhelmed by the elec- tronics of the course, but after the initial shock wore off most of them had a great time learning the different aspects of tele- vision production. " The main focus of this course is to provide students LAYCRAFTERS Front Row; Wayne Britt (president), Curt Swain, Allison IcNeely. Second Row; Cathy Bennett, Monique Derby, Jeff Fender, Robin tanley. Third Row; Dawn Dernoeden, Mark Shuford. Lyie Bradshaw. Fourth ow; Beth Horton, Helen Whalen (secretary). Fifth Row; Jonathan Ray (faculty ponsor), Curtis Overcash, Sharon Alt. Back Row; Janis Pigford. Walt Hawkins, xibert Hawkins (vice president), Brian McDaniel, Jim Rigsbee, Not Pictured: nne Marie Williams (treasurer), Susan Cole (advisor). with hands-on experier Kevin emphasized, " It easy for them to leav more than they came : with. " Television ProC tion provided a found and general insight int the TV industry as it acutally is. " It ' s not an ordi- nary course, " Kevin ex- plained. " Hopefully, " he added, " my students will begin watching TV with a completely different eye. " - Vicki Reeves rough tne camera ' s eye. SYMPOSIUM MUSIC VIRTUOSO AT THE PIANO Dr. Kindt is an outstand- ing man with many fine qualities, and he is an extremely accomplished pianist. He has been a faculty member at ASU for 12 years. When asked how he likes ASU, he replied, " love it! " He speaks very highly of his family. His wife is a fine vocalist, " a strong dramatic soprano " as stated by Dr. Kindt. | His four children, ranging | in age from four to nine- teen, also are of tremen- dous interest to Dr. Kindt. Dr. Kindt has worked hard to achieve his present suc- cess. At the age of seven- teen, his parents sent him to France for the summer to study with the famous Nadia Boulanger who was extremely marvelous compo sition teacher. Dr. Kindt sees that as a wonderful experience. Later he at- tended the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia where he studied with Lusvisi. Dr. Kindt re- ceived his Masters degree from Julliard in New York City, working with both Rosina Levine and Martin Canin. He then worked on his DMA in Michigan. There Dr. Kindt spent five years studying with Cyorgy Sandor who was a wonderful techniques teacher. Sandor understands the mechanical parts of a piano very well along with hand motions. Also, while in Michigan, Dr. Kindt had the chance to play with many orches- tras. Teaching at ASU was Dr. Kindt ' s first job. He teaches piano to piano majors and class piano which is required of majors Dr. Allen Kindt in recital at the new Broyhill Music Center. other than piano so that they will be familiar with the instrument ' s function. He also plays in trios an( quartets along with other professors in the Music Department. Dr. Kindt enjoys his work greatly and is a ver dedicated man and enthii siastic performer. He is a well studied and well accomplished pianist. His flamboyant way is appre- ciated by those around hj Dr. Kindt attributes his success to his family and to the best of teachers. In February, Dr Kindt performed at the Broyhill Music Center. His program included Beethoven ' s Fif- teen Variations and Fugues in E-flat major. Op. 35 ( " Eroica " ), Scriabin ' s Patetico, Andante Canta- bile, Affanato, and Chopin ' s Smatain in B-flat minor. Op. 35. - Doreen Heath iMUSIC EDUCATORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE Front Row; David Kriby Eddie Aguirre, Joan Fitzgerald (treasurer), Mary Ella Miles, Caren Davis Andrea Stouter, Alan Chester, Pamela Bowen, Mark Black, Pan Murphy Maysie McDonald, Anne Grissom, Julie Raid, Mel Covington, David Hicks (vice president), Edwin Owens, Glenn Patterson. Back Row; Bill McCloud (faculty advisor). Christian Lynch, Dean Blackwelder, Tracy Heavner, Jonathan Berry Ginger Blackburn, Janet Herman, Ted Neely, Keith Stone, Lori Fleminc (president), Demetress Peebles, Stephen Russell, Elisa Carroll, Sandra Butler Dennis Lloyd, Billy Carswell. HE DEPARTMENT OF ,USIC HAS COME LONG WAY rhe Music Department re at Appalachian State liversity was begun not as anusic department at all. ck in the 1920 ' s, when U was strictly a teach- college, private in- mal piano lessons were en. This was part of the [uirements for a degree teach in the public tools. As enrollment at up, three full time chers were hired to ch music. But there was major in music or even lepartment head until late 1930 ' s. Poday at Appalachian :te University, there over 300 majors in sic annually. This great nber of majors required increased space offered the new Broyhill Music iter. The Music Department offers a B.A. in Music, a B.S. in Music, and a Mas- ters degree in Music too. The fields of music offered range from Music Education to Theory Composition to Music Industry Studies and many more. Phi Mu Alpha and Sigma Alpha Iota are the profes- sional music fraternity and sorority on campus. Also on campus is a student chapter of the Music Edu- cators National Conference. There are many areas of music participated in by GLEE CLUB Front Row; Doug Bamhardt, David Hicks, Grayson Givens, Richard Black, David Palmer, Ricky Harris, Pierson Shaw, David Quackenbush, Steve Turner, Joe Melton, Glenn Patterson, Joe Todd, Dr. Phillip Paul (director), Alan Chester (accompanist). Second Row; Mark Settle, Steven Aycock, Michael Isaacs, Jeff Campbell, Gene Merritt, Lawton Kitchin, Brent Taylor, Donald Hastings, Steven Wilson, John Lowrey. Back Row; William Dunavant, Patrick McMurry, Dan Page, Randy Edwards, Dennis Lloyd, Danny Garner, Jim Bumgardner, Mike Daniel, Marty Qrier, Tim Harrison, Moby Moore. students here at Appala- chian State University. There is the marching band, the concert band, wind ensemble, orchestra, and two jazz ensembles. There are also a number of vocal groups which students participate in: the Univer- sity Singers, the Treble Choir, the Glee Club, and the Appalachian Chorale. The Music Department serves more than the stu- dents of Appalachian State University and the sur- rounding community. The majority of the above men- tioned groups travel on tours throughout the year providing not only enter- tainment for others but also excellent public re- lations for Appalachian State University. The Music Department puts on clinics and workshops during the summer for marching bands and chorale performers. - Robbie Reaves 3MA ALPHA IOTA Front Row; Wendy Herring, Michelle Chappelt, Maysie ;Donald, Janet Herman, Nancy Schneeloch, Caren Davis, Demetress ebles, Mary Ella Miles (president). Back Row; Lori Fleming, Robin Foster, ssica Luxton, Kim McKeown, Joan Fitzgerald, Cindy Giesler. PHI MU ALPHA SINFONIA Front Row; Ricky Harris, David Hicks, Tracy Lewis, Donald Hastings. Second Row; Todd Wright, Scott Meister (advisor), Gene Merritt, David Kirby, Jerry Andreas (president), Theodore Neely, Alan Chester, James Young, Garrett Traylor, Todd Nail. Back Row; Thomas Bronson, Tommy Ballard, Michael Andreas, Prentiss Herron, Joseph Todd, Daniel Keller, Stephen Russell, Mark Wilson, Steven Wilson, Jerry Cain, Rusty Smith. 179 PPM MAJORS MAKE BETTER IMPRESSIONS The PPM program at ASU is unique among the University of North Carolina system. It is offered jointly by the Industrial Education and Technology, Communi- cation Arts, and Business Departments. Its purpose, according to the program ' s director, Dr. Robert Banz- haf, is to prepare students for management positions in the printing industry. The program offers a var- iety of courses designed to acquaint the student wi the technical and man ment aspects of the pri ing industry. The major includes courses in graphic arts, cold type composi- tion, paper and printing substrates, screen printing and printing estimating. Stu- dents are also required to take courses in business and Communication Arts. The irogram is geared toward SYMPOSIUM SKLLFUL ARTS management; it strives to give students practical ex- perience in running a print shop. A course called Pro- duction Techniques has been developed to help meet this end. Each spring, students open the printing facili- ties in the Industrial Arts building for commercial use. Jobs are taken from the faculty, staff and stu- dents of ASU. A hierarchy of managers, salesmen, and blue collar workers is set up so students get the feel of how real commercial op- erations run. Graduates of the Printing Production Management Pro- gram are generally quite successful in finding em- ployment. Many are hired by the same firms for which they completed a mandatory 8-12 hour internship. The degree also includes a Communication Arts minor and a Management minor as well. - Paul Baker BU UO PE DEPARTMENT STAYS FIT The Department of Health, Physical Education and Re- creation offers a variety of majors and minors. The majors offered are Physical Education, Health Educa- tion, Recreation, £ind Dri- ver and Traffic Education. Minors are offered in these areas as well as in Ath- letic Coaching, Athletic Training and Dance. Health and Physical Education, anc Driver and Traffic Safety Education offer Master of Arts degrees. The Health Education pro gram prepares teachers to teach Health Education in schools and equip them to work with health agencies in the community. The Phy sical Education program prepares teachers to teach PE in the school systems. The Recreation progrjim is a non-certified degree. Here an individual is SIGMA TAU EPSILON Front Row; Tamara Litaker (president), Jeff Darnell, Susan Mitchell, Ross Gobble (vice president). Ken Murray, Barry Vitale, Second Row; Russ Warfield, Michael Covington, Richard Kent, Mark McKenzie, Lisa Byerly, Charles Moore, Steve Maxwell. Back Row; Jeff Boone, Danny Toney, Harold Walker, Red Baird, Eric Reichard (advisor), Billy Mills, Jonathan Stoll, Spence Brunson. Not Pictured: Pookie Lindquist (treasurer). ZAPEA Front Row; Eric Cannada, Craig Smythers, Angie DaGrosa. Gen Daniels. Second Row; Judy Carlson (advisor), Theresa Zehnbauer, Lesli Reece (vice president). Missy Greene (president), Denise Coholich (treasurer Laurie Poole (secretary), Delann Ansted, Lorinda Corne, Jan Watson (advisor Back Row; Kaye Bentley, Lisa Mitchell, Kim McCantly, Audrey Owens, Donn Bodine, Dee Jetton. trained in the area of man- agement. A Recreation grad- uate is prepared to work in areas related to community health and recreation on the government, community, or private levels. Driver and Traffic Safety prepares teachers to teach Driver and Traffic Safety in the schools. This department also offers the Activity PE ' s required of the General College Program for each ASU student. Approximately 119 sections are offered each semester. Nearly everything from Aquatics to Tennis to Snow Skiing is offered to each ASU student to complete their general college require- ments. Dr. Ole Larson, chairman of the department, notes, " We have two kinds of stu- dents, I think. One with a background in athletics and sports in high school, and the other with very little experience yet interea in the area and teachB PE is a ' hands-on ' exper- ience. Most of those major- ing in these fields want to teach in the high school systems. Some set their goals to teach on the college level and go on to get their master ' s degrees. Skills and the teaching of skills is the main idea behind the subjects. It is an enjoyable profession if you like to deal with peo- ple. Personal contact and providing instruction of skills that will last gives a personal satisfaction to the teacher. " - Doreen Heath NEW MAJOR BOOSTS HOME ECONOMICS Food Systems Management is a new major offered through the Department of Home Economics. The restau- rant and hospitality field is rapidly becoming a rich and rewarding career for men and women. The traditional concept of Home Economics is one of female dominance. Today, however, an increasing number of men are enrolling in the department, largely due to the new program. " I ' m proud of what we learn here, " said Dan Nelson, a Food Systems major. " The teachers take a personal interest in the students. This is harder to offer in the larger colleges on ASU ' s campus. " The new four year program teaches majors the day to day operations of restau- rant and institutional food services. Core courses are taken from the Home Eco- nomics Department and the College of Business. Acti- vities for Food Systems managers included a lunch- eon for Jerry Williams, Executive Vice-President of the North Carolina Restaurant Association. He spoke at the Center for Continuing Education on March 1. Mr. Williams dis- cussed current issues and career opportunities during his visit. The Home Economics De- partment is pleased with its new major. " We are very happy and very proud of what we ' ve accomplished, " said Nelson. - Doreen Heath ■ALTH EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL CLUB Front Row; Cecilia lomas, Lynn Waldron, ChrlstI Lachine. Back Row; Mary Anne Truax, Frances mfrey, Ben Henderson, Donna Britenstien, Ray Smith, Byron Truax. THE AMERICAN HOME ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION Front Row; Charlene Charles, Pam Grubb, Carol Holshouser (parliamentarian), Elizabeth Burns (president), Lori Harris (representative), Christine Henderson (reporter), Ellen Earnheart (secretary), Martha Rhodes (treasurer). Back Row; Wendy Triplette. Libbi Shaffner, Cindy Whiting, Joan Thompson, Diane Dolgas, Annette Parker, Movita Stanley, Sharon Gray, Christina Condit, Ph.D. (advisor). l«i SYMPOSIUM MILITARY SCIENCE PRECISION MAR( WITH COMPANY M At the beginning of this year, ASU ' s ROTC unit of the Pershing Rifles was ranked sixth nationwide. Through disciphne and a lot of hard work, Company M is now number one in the nation. Cadet Captain David Faulkner, a senior, has been the company ' s leader for two years. " When I became captain, " he said, " we were dead last. " At that time only eight mem- bers were in the drill team. Now, with the new pledge class, there are thirty to forty members. " There will be a strong base for the next one in charge to build on, " said Faulkner. Academic performance is PERSHING RIFLES Front Row; David Faulkner, Craig Young, Chris Marinakis, Scott Sadler, Doug Johnson, Chris Sawyer, James Rikard. Second Row; Tania Faulkner, Elizabeth Chaney, Angela Himm, Lisa Hammerle, Mary Wagoner. Back Row; Dan Eldreth, James Weatherman, Tyler Henderson, James Litton, Kenneth Eaker. Not Pictured; George Shomaker, Larry Correli, Mack O ' Quinn, sEdward Caps, Ken Pope, Ben Bailey, Jayne Icenhour. emphasized within the group. Each semester the commanding officer receives each member ' s grades. Any- one with a GPA of less than 2.00 is put on inactive status. If anyone feels they are not getting their school work done or the CO. feels someone ' s work is not up to par, they are put on limited activity or given leave for a few weeks or months. The organization was started in 1894 by General John Pershing. It was begun and continues to impart a sense of brotherhood and comradery among its mem- bers. Civilians and mili- tary personnel of either sex can be admitted to the group. Even though the group is militarily oriented there can be difficul- ties among the troops. " The problem a lot of Pershing Rifle units have is that of apathy, " Faulkner said. Many see the group as a social ATTENTION! Cadets prepare ii drill. benefit on a lot of cam- puses. Our motto is missior oriented. We train in tac- tics, orienteering, drills and duties. We train indi- viduals and try to lead them to success, " he sta- ted. - Doreen Heath APPALACHIAN COMMANDOS Front Row; Eric Nantz, Keith Booker, Chris Marinakis, Robert Baumberger, Philip Gay, Lisa Hammerle. Second Row; Clyde Gilbert, John McCandlish, Andy Harvey, Greg Alligood, Hunter Walsh, Chuck Hunter. Back Row; Kyle Gunter, John Budd, Mike Dover, Jim McCombs, Tyler Henderson, Rick Motsinger, David Spence. COMMANDOS STAFF Dan " Airborne " Munoz, Bill " Airborne " Crenshaw, Rol " Infantry " Carpenter, Cpt. Buck Roger, Barry " Ranger " Johnson, Gary Adam Dragnett, Rob " Infantry " Cole. ■S2 SYMPOSIUM COLLEGE OF LEARNING AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT The College of Learning and Human Development is the oldest college on campus. In fact, when established ASU graduated only teachers. Times have changed, but the college is still an important part of the University. It has over 850 majors, and the program is second only to East Carolina in size. In this interview, Dr. Ben Strickland, acting Dean of the College of Learning and Human Development, discusses the college ' s role and its outlook for the future. RHODODENDRON: What is the im- portance of the College of Learning and Human Development to the University and the surrounding area? Dr. Strickland: Well, historically we were the Appalachian State Teacher ' s College, and everybody who graduated from this institution had to be trained as a teacher. About 1967 we became multi-purpose. We no longer required everyone to become teachers. I think that if we render a service to the region in which we are located (it is) preparing good teachers. (It) is a significant function for this University, and it fits in with what we ' ve done historically. We hope that we play a role in improving public schools. After all, if you don ' t have good schools, it effects our total society. RHODODENDRON: What do you think educational trends will be in the future? Will computers come to the fore? Dr. Strickland: I think that everyone that graduates from here will have to have some computer awareness or literacy because they ' re in the public schools now. Teachers are going to have to know how to use the software for language arts, " I think that if we render a service to the region in which we are located (it is) preparing good teachers. (It) is a significant function for this university, and it fits in with what we ' ve done historically. We hope we play a role in improving public schools. " - Dr. Ben Strickland math, science, and use the computer as it relates to their program. We have a computer lab which we acquired last year, and we ' re trying to work it out so that everybody will be required to take a course in microcomputing. RHODEDENDRON: What educational fields look bright for the future? Dr. Strickland: Special Education. We have one of the best Special Education programs you ' ll find any place. We train teachers in three different areas. They ' re eligible to teach the mentally retarded, people with learning disabilities, and the emotionally disturbed. We call it cross catagorical (teaching). A person going into Special Education has a good opportunity. People going into Speech Pathology and Audiology are in a good field. I think its not going to be too far in the distant future that Early Childhood (majors) will be highly employable. Of course. Math, Science, and Industrial Arts people have no difficulty at all being employed. RHODODENDRON: There stiD seems to be a great shortage of math and science teachers . . . Dr. Strickland: Oh, yes. And you know why that shortage is there? Because people can go out with a math major and make a higher salary. But hopefully, the Governor ' s Commission on Education for Economic Growth will be instrumental in raising the pay of teachers. I think that you ' ll see in the future that people will have an opportunity to advance and have more security financially in teaching. RHODODENDRON: Are people coming to ASU from high school properly prepared for college level work? Dr. Strickland: That ' s hard to say. We have in our Reading Department Reading 1000 which is developmental education. We have 15 sections of that course every semester. Now, if people are so well qualified, why do they need remedial and developmental reading? The Board of Governors has recently established new admissions requirements. You have to have four years of college preparatory English, three years of math including Algebra I, II, and Geometry, three science courses and a recommended two years of a foreign language. If we want quality people to be quality teachers we have to start in the public schools. - Interview by Paul Baker SYMPOSIUM PROFESSIONALS N EDUCATION PROBING FOR POTENTIAL The Center for Develop- mental Education is a national resource center for educators who work with academically underprepared adults in college and uni- versity settings. The Center seeks to improve the quality of practice in the field of developmental edu- cation through specified services, instructional and training activities, pub- lications, and research. The Center was establish- ed with a major grant of $750,000 from W. K. Kellogg in 1976. " Tremendous sup- port has been received since then, " said Dr. Milton " Bunky " Spann, Director of the Center. The Center ' s main interest is meeting the academic and personal growth needs of students arriving at college academically un- prepared. Dr. Milton Spann The Center provides many facilities for students in need of help. The Kellogg Institute, techni- cal assistance, consulta- tions, professional growth activities, and various publications are all avail- able. The main thrust of these resources is to probe the student ' s potential and help him to find interest and declare goals. Dr. Spann said that " 25% - 10% of college students have some kind of develop- mental lag that inhibits them from being as success- or. Hunter Boylan ful as they could be. De- velopmental education pro- grams are offered on most college campuses to help students develop in such a way that they may realize their potential and remove many of these inhibitions that prevent them from accomplishing their goals and objectives. " The Center for Develop- mental Education maintains an outstanding reputation. It serves as a center of research into national trends among college stu- dents. Other universities often consult the Center for their own needs. Summer sessions are held in order to teach developmental educators the latest find- ings of the Center ' s re- search efforts. The Center publishes The Journal of Developmental Education, recognized as the definitive source of information in the field. Guided by a nationwide board of editors. The Jour- nal publishes articles which focus on basic skills in education as well as adjacent areas of know- ledge. The Journal is put together here at ASU under the auspices of Dr. Hunter Boylan. 5,000 copies of the journal are distributed internationally: a tremen- dous boon to developmental educators everywhere and to those at ASU particu- larly. STUDENT NATIONAL EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION Front Row; Sharon Pardue (Secretary), Angela Holcomb (Treasurer), Charlene Charles, Patrice Blue (Vice President), Kim Conklin, Beverly Baker, Sharon Spigner. Second Row; Tamara Carter, Johnna Bolick, Lori Snow, Bonni Hudson, Carol Caudle, Tracey Gelston, Kimberly Stamey, Mary Day, James Pearson. Third Row; Gwenn Thompson, Claudia Ferguson, Teresa Fuqua (President), Susan Earnest. Lynn German, Roxanna Young, Sarah Cooper, Sandra Williams, Pam Tulburt, Back Row; Tammy Simmons, Lisa Strickland, Todd Crews, Tammy Ward, Susan Anhold, Robin McFadden, Karen Sides, Carol Lefler, Tammy Owens. EDIA STUDIES OWS FOR FUTURE " It worked beautifully! " id Joe Murphy of the •llaboration between the !edia Studies Department id the Music Department 1 the video documentary rhe Great Blue Ridge sperience " . " A fresco is a painting 1 wet plaster where the linting becomes part of e wall, " explained Mur- ly. It ' s one of the oldest rms of painting around, ot many are done any- ore. " The subject of Murphy ' s deo is the fresco at the lendale Springs Holy rinity Episcopal Church, le video was completed 3t year. " The Music De- irtment selected and re- rded music for the video at they thought was ipropriate, " said Murphy, jid it worked beauti- lly! " Joe Murphy of the Department of Murphy, a professor in the College of Learning and Human Development, also did a community appeal video for the United Way. " I discovered things about the county that I did not know, " said Murphy. " There is poverty here. People are really in need, and there are people providing for those needs. " This year at ASU the Media Studies Department was revitalized, the curri- culum was revised, and new production equipment was purchased. The Department Media Studies. is building a post-pro- duction studio where stu- dents will be able to get actual experience making and editing videos. " We hope to be very involved with the Appalnet, " Murphy said. " We would like to produce programs with graduate students and ad- vanced undergraduates to distribute locally. This kind of experience would be identical to broadcast video and will look good in a portfolio. " " My favorite video, merely for the enjoyment of doing it, was ' Teenage Boy- friends, ' a rock video, " said Murphy. " We had a great time. It was shot around Boone using a stu- dent crew and student talent. Barry Dycus was the director. " Murphy is presently working on a video about Doc and Merle Watson. " Excellent films are shown on this campus, " Murphy said. He laments the lack of a good, dark place in which to show films and videos on campus. Decent projectors and sound equipment are also needed. " We need to expose students to a wide range of film and video experiences, " he said, " including some for- eign and experimental films in order to expand their knowledge. That is the pur- pose of the university, to expand people ' s knowledge. " - Charles Uzzell UDENT COUNCIL FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN Front Row; Mamie Kirk icretary), Gina Melton (Treasurer), Deborah Mills, Kim Hoos, Lori Moore. :oncl Row; Kristi Keirstead, Walt West, Julie Hogue, Debbie Pitts, David jerson (President). Third Row; Lisa Hoey (Vice President), Nancy McGarry, ;kie Mulloy, Dr. Dorothea Ray (Former Faculty Advisor). Back Row; Donna chell, Darlene Morgan, Alice Best, Brenda Whittington. SYMPOSIUM YOUNG MINDS 40 YEARS OF CARE Students who work at the Lucy Brook Child Develop- ment Center are described as " learning while partici- pating " by Director Joyce Stines. The nursery school was designed as a lab for Child Development and Home Economics majors and serves as a pre -school for 20 Caroline Elliot: Artist Baking cookies is a special treat for children at Lucy Brock. students. It began in the 1940 ' s and was named for the former head of the Department of Elementary Education, Lucy Brock. The school is licensed by the North Carolina Daycare Association, but Mrs. Stines emphasized that the center is not a true day- care center because it only operates from 9:00 am to 12:00 am and not all day. The nursery school ' s schedule coincides with that of the University. During the day parents can come to the center and watch their children at work and play from an ob- servation room situated above the main room. The room is equipped with headphones and one-way glass. The Lucy Brock Child Development Center has been a success from its beginning. According to Stines, there have been children enrolled whose parents were formerly pupils of the school. " Th( center is designed to fos- ter the child ' s total de- velopment: social, emotion al, cognitive, and physi- cal, " she said. In all respects, this statement sums up almost 40 years of excellent child care. - Vicki Reeves Director Joyce Stines NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION FOR THE EDUCATION OF YOUr CHILDREN Front Row; Jan Moore (President), Cindy Brown. Second Ro Melissa Kemp (Secretary), Betty Willaughby. Third Row: Karen Thomas, Kar Sides, Lorraine Everidge (Treasurer), Linda Speer. Fourth Row: Dara Cox, E Phillips (Vice President), Sandra Barnett, Labinda Bryan. Last Row; Lat Fairbanks, Diedra Sechrist, Luwonna Ellis, Sherry Mills, Bob Jones (Advise Toni Annas, Bunnie Brewer. DMPUTERS ASSIST ACHERS WITH JOB Could computers ever re- ace humans as teachers? Lnything is possible, " cording to John Tashner, leading expert in the lid of computer assisted aching and professor in e Department of Secondary lucation. In the past few years mputers have become in- jasingly utilized in the issroom. Much to the agrin of teachers, many their students come in owing as much or more out computers as they do mselves. Therefore, the ed for teachers to know )re became apparent, which I Dr. Tashner to design own course in computers ASU called " Microcom- ters in Education. " This irse helps teachers, sspective teachers, pro- isors, and graduate stu- nts from all areas of Students watch demonstration in Dr. Tashner ' s computer class. education to understand more about computers and their applications. They learn to teach the stu- dents and learn with them at the same time, forming a unique student-teacher partnership. Bringing computers into the classroom provides students with more moti- vation and in turn promotes higher learning. Studies have shown that math test scores rose significantly in classrooms with compu- ters. Students ' writing skills have improved also when computers are used in the learning process. But are computers the wave of the future? It would seem so. Almost 10% of today ' s work force has been invaded by the tech- nological wonder. Where 100 humans once worked, one computer now stands. Many basic jobs have already disappeared, and in years to come, the rest may become extinct. Future jobs will be concentrated in information oriented positions. Dr. Tashner said that all kids today need to have an overview of computers. Those who don ' t may be left behind without the basic skills needed to survive in an highly competitive world. - Vicki Reeves Dr. John Tashner PPA DELTA PI Front Row; Daniel Palmer (Vice President), Cheri Harmon ssident), Anne Atkinson (Secretary), Second Row; Gina Hunsucker, Kim kinson, Lisa Burke, Patty Murray, Gray Cherry, Betsy Fletcher, Karen )mas, Denise Williams, Deborah Smith, Valerie Lewis. Back Row; Ellen veil. Ton! Annas, Sarah Echard, Danny Toney, Bill Shields, Pat Knight visor), Lynn Awtrey, Angela Pearce, Cindy Brown, Diedra Sechrist, ronna Ellis. SYMPOSIUM TEACHNG THE BASC SKLLS READING SHOULD DE FIRST PRIORITY FOR EDUCATORS " Elementary teachers are prepared to teach children to sing but sometimes not prepared to teach individ- uals to read. " So said Dr. Gary Moorman, a professor in the Department of Read- ing Education. Dr. Moorman and his colleague, Dr. Bill Blanton, have made great strides in the area of reading education. Both have published extensively in textbooks and journals as well as conducted speaking tours at various colleges and high schools. To improve the quality of reading education is the goal of the two teach- ers. Moorman said that the problem with education on this campus and in North Carolina is that " there are too many people involved in making decisions Dr. Gary Moorman feels N.C. school systems do not live up to promise. who are ill-informed. " Dr. Blanton feels that the faculty at ASU is not em- phasizing the basics of reading as thoroughly as it covers some of the other requirements in the curriculum. There is con- troversy in the field, however, over just how much the basics should be stressed. Doctors Blanton and Moor- man have conducted research into the methods employed to teach students to read. They have found that many instructors depend upon teacher ' s manuals and that these manuals do not pro- vide for the needs of the students. Blanton and Moor- man have tried to improve the quality of the manuals and thereby improve the quality of reading edu- cation. Dr. Moorman said, " In North Carolina our educa- tional system is over- promised and under-deliver- ed. " Hopefully, the quality of reading education will improve as more students who have been influenced by Blanton and Moorman obtain jobs in the North Carolina school system. - Doreen Heath HELPING PEOPLE READ, SPEAK, AND HEAR BETTER I f youa rehav imp biffi- cul ty reabip this semtemci them berhabs youh ave am ibea of whata bersom with; connumicatiom broblem faces. Can you imagine living in a world where people could not understand you, nor you, them? Probably not. Yet, this is a real- ity millions of Americans live with each day. But it is not an unchanging reality. There is a clinic here at ASU designed to help people with speech. NATIONAL STUDENT SPEECH, HEARING, AND LANGUAGE ASSOCIATIO Front Row; Marianne Parsons (President), Denise Williams, Marcia Britton, Patricia Davis, Karen Mueller, Arzella Washburn, Debbie Banks, Sheri Whick (Vice President), Mary Ruth Sizer (Advisor). Second Row; Ann Fritts, Mis McCreery, Kim Young, Joni Grey. Wendee Wedemeyer, Mary Huskins. Share Simpson (Secretary Treasurer). learing, and reading dis- irders. The clinic originated hirty years ago, and at hat time, its sole pur- lose was to serve the tudents of Appalachian, oday the clinic is located n the first floor of Edwin )uncan Hall. It is oper- ted by faculty and grad- ate students from the College of Learning and luman Development. The linic is divided into two ections, one for reading roblems and the other Dr speech and hearing isorders. The Director, [t. Anthony Staiano, is in harge of clinical opera- ions. Dr. Ed Hutchinson in charge of the Speech learing Clinic. Dr. Winston Ihildress heads up the Leading Clinic. The range of problems reated at the clinic var- ;s. Anyone of any age with ny kind of communication roblem is eligible for treatment. This encompasses victims of birth defects, school children with dys- lexia, students with lisps, and adults who have suffer- ed strokes. The clinic was origin- ally designed to serve ASU students, but said Dr. Hutchinson, " They ' re not taking advantage of it. We know there are probably 200 students on this cam- pus who need our help, and we ' re seeing fewer than fifty. " The service is free to those referred by the Scottish Rite Foundation, the program ' s bene- factor, and to students and faculty of the univer- sity. There is a nominal charge for community mem- bers. The greatest problem the clinic faces is that of early detection. Dr. Hut- chinson estimates that, " half the individuals we see with disorders could have had their problems fully corrected if somebody had intervened early enough. The worst thing is the child who slips through unnoticed. " The clinic is currently devoting more time to prevention in hopes of correcting minor problems before they be- come major ones. All communication problems can be helped. Pro- gress, though, does not come in great waves and sometimes cannot be mea- sured with statistics. " When you have a child who is a non-talker, " said Hutchinson, " and you see him saying a word to his mother for the first time - now that ' s success. " - Cathy Stuart The Speech Hearing Clinic in Edwin Duncan helps people of all ages. .UE RIDGE READING COUNCIL Front Row; Dr. Gary Moorman (Faculty Ivisor), Dr. Winston Childress (Chairperson). Back Row; Pamela L. Poe resident), Denise Rice (Secretary Treasurer), Frances Fellabaum (Vice esident). m SYMPOSIUM SPECIAL EDUCATION SPECIAL ED. ' S SPECIAL PROGRAMS Most people think of Special Education as teach- ing handicapped children to read and write. The Department of Special Education at ASU, however, is currently involved in a number of programs ranging from physical education to education and counseling of families with handi- capped children. In 1980 Dr. Michael Churton was asked to devel- op a national program which would cater to the fitness needs of handicapped peo- ple. Churton, with the help of his assistant, Mary Turner, has created four physical fitness labs for the handicapped. Funded by a federal grant, the labs are offered through the Physical Education Depart- ment and are staffed by graduate students. Labs I and II were devel- oped to provide appropriate motor development programs for mentally handicapped children and adults respec- tively. Lab I helps stu- dents form the Watauga County Center for Excep- tional Children by empha- sizing movement and swim- ming. Lab II aids members of the sheltered workshop in the area with physical and socialization skills. Lab III is an individual- ized program provided for area residences. The child receives one-on-one atten- tion from the student instructors. " This provides Dr. Art Cross, Director of PEGS. the grad students with a good opportunity to get to know one child very well, " said Turner. " I think the students gain as much from it as the children. " Lab IV is designed to fulfill the general P.E. requirements for the 75 disabled students enrolled at Appalachian. It is an activity course entitled PE 1010. Individual pro- grams are designed to meet the specific needs of the student. In some cases the student may take a regular P.E. course with modifications to suit his needs. Another program within the Special Education De- partment is the Parent Education and Support Group (PEGS). The program is directed by Dr. Art Cross who is assisted by Julie Hogue. The goal of this program is to help parents deal with the problems a parent faces with a handi- capped child. " When a parent has a handicapped child they often go through a cycle, " said Hogue. " First there is denial, or rather an inability to believe. Then parents often grieve. And finally, they are able to accept it. PEGS tries to help parents through this process. They also keep parents informed on services available to them, and they tell parents what their children are entitled to under the law. The Student Council for Exceptional Children is a club open to all Special Ed. majors. They are in- , volved in several projects t as well. Jackie Mulay, a graduate student, helped design and is instrumental in a babysitting program for handicapped children. " Undergraduates don ' t get much practical experience, and this is an excellent way for them to do that. It ' s also good because the parents feel assured that their child is being well taken care of, " said Mulay. The SCEC also has a Big Brother Big Sister program. This gives a handicapped child a chance to form a special friendship with someone outside the family and school. Although there are mil- lions of handicapped child- ren in the US today, it is good to know that so much is being done to help them. As Dr. Churton said, " The biggest problem facing the handicapped children is not their disability, rather the attitude of the public toward them. Once that barrier falls, every- thing else will fall into place. Perhaps one day the term handicapped will become ' handicapable, ' and people will see what these special children can do, rather than being blinded by what they cannc do. " - Cathy Stuart SYMPOSIUM GRADUATE SCHOOL graduate education and quality teaching. ASU provides the opportunity for students to ride the research van that travels to Chapel Hill ' s library four times a semester or more. The faculty ' s involvement with students has definitely stimulated a lot of graduate student research. Dr. Lawrence mentioned that ASU has a lot of students who are first generation college students, and even more first generation graduate students. She said, " Our graduate students take Dr. Joyce Lawrence their studies seriously. " A Graduate Student Association Senate has been consulting around the U.S. and have established with 26 Senators actively worked with curriculum needs, writing working on graduate student concerns, and documenting issues through a film for The graduate school distributes the N.C. Board of Public Instruction. $25,000 dollars a year to students for The Gratis D. Williams Graduate scholarships and fellowships. Almost one S chool was established in 1948 and half of a million dollars goes to graduate sanctioned by the American Association assistantships each year. It takes a long of Colleges for Teacher Education the time and significant resources for a following year. When Gratis Williams department to gain graduate status in the became dean of the graduate school in University of North Carolina system. 1958, there were 42 resident students in Currently the political science and the the program. At his retirement in 1975, physics departments are working toward over 900 students were enrolled in the establishing new master ' s degrees. Graduate School, and this number has The graduate school publishes a been maintained through the years. There periodical every semester, called Research ' are currently 26 departments with 70 News. It gives detailed information of ' different graduate degrees. current research projects by students and The status of the Graduate School is faculty. A monthly newsletter, Research evolving to accommodate the needs for and Grants Bulletin, is also published to ' research and grants. During the fall of provide faculty with the latest deadlines 1983, the office of research and grants was and information concerning federal and integrated with Graduate Studies and Dr. foundation sources of support. Lawrence ' s title changed to Dean of All in all, ' the graduate school is Graduate Studies and Research. growing and making a name for itself and Although ASU is not specifically a a large part is due to the hard work and research university, there is a growing dedication of Dr. Joyce Lawrence, emphasis upon research as it relates to - Babette Munn SYMPOSIUM GRADUATE STUDENTS MDA DY AGE 22 " You either make the grades or you ' re out, " said Sarah Bumgarner, MBA candidate. Sarah will graduate with an MBA concentrating in health care management by the age of 22. That ' s a pretty big feat considering the lecessary for a masters degree. Sarah doesn ' t see the hours she Sarah Bumgarner, MBA graduate, teaches students supply and demand. spends as grueling though, in fact she enjoys her school work and teaching assistantship as much as her recreation time. She said, " graduate school is more relaxing than my time during undergraduate school - where I was also working 40 hours a week at Wachovia. " She said having her work situation around school makes life a lot easier. Her love for school is evidenced by the fact that she did her undergraduate degree in three years at UNC-AsheviUe. Her assistantship at ASU entails teaching economics and personal money management. She said she chose health care management as her specialty, " because the field is so open right now. The work not only involves hospital work, but work with profit and non-profit agencies, sales in health care products, or consulting companies in optomizing their productivity by improving the well-ness factor of the employees (blood pressure checks, etc.). Sarah also worked -iast semester at -the Watuaga County Hospital as an emergency room clerk to get a taste of the hospital atmosphere. Sarah said, after graduation and before she gets a job, " I hope to take a long extended vacation. " TAKING ON THE CHALLENGES OF HISTORY " Professors funnel their attention to the MA candidates and really get excited when they are able to teach a grade level class. " History graduate student Steven Starnes couldn ' t stress enough how happy he is to be involved in the ASU history depart- ment. He was enticed to come here by his sister and fiance, both students. His undergraduate degree is in political- science_and-}iis history from Chapel Hill. The chance to teach History 1101 is the challenge he really enjoys. The only drawback he sees in Boone is the inability to " go downtown and sip a cold beer. " History graduate student Steven Starnes finds a niche in the library as he works on research and prepares to teach class. Brad Daniels makes learning iunP From Pisgah Forest, N.C., Brad Daniels is a graduate study in biology. His assistantship consists of teaching biology labs and JiUing in for mstruc tors, and on top of that he ' s taking 9 hours of graduate credit. Brad really puts himself into teaching and said, " I ' ve changed the format of labs to better enable the students to learn the material. I give the summ- ary questions the week following the lab, and the students can ' t use their lab books - it helps them learn the material. I also ask them what the most important thing in their life is - I want to get involved with them as people, not view them as just another social secur- ity number. " He enjoys working with students, helping them take a con- cept and making it fun to learn. Brad would like to . teach philosophy, religion, and the bible in the context of the sciences and nature. ARTICLES AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY BABETTE MUNN GRADUATING WITH TWO CERTIFICATES Originally from Germany, Ilsa Hallan is working towards finishing her masters in Special Educa- tion. Married, with two teenagers, she holds down an assistantship and 12 hours of graduate level classes. She will graduate with a double certificate, in ED (emotional distur- bance), and LD (learning Special Education graduate Ilsa Hallan prepares for teaching. disabilities). As part of her assistantship, she teaches Introduction to Human Exceptionality, and supervises special educa- tion interns in Mountain City, Tennessee, who work with learning disabled students. She would like to work toward a university level teaching position, especially working for grants. When asked how she maintains school and family she responded, " you learn to be flexible in your priorities - putting your energies where they ' re most effective at the time. " BEING CREATIVE IN HIGH TECH SOCIETY With the acceleration of high technology it is often hard to see where the human element fits in. For Corinne Birdsong, a graduate student in the Educational Media Depart- ment, " being creative with- in the context of high technology - is where I want to be. I believe the arts and sciences are very interconnected, and the media is one way to use technology and achieve that balance - to find the human element in the face of technology. " She feels she can have an impact by working with museums in perserving ethnography through documentary films. She also would like to help children realize their own creative abilities through educational films. Coach Mack Brown ' s wife, Debbie is specializing in gifted and talented. stressing the arts and sciences. She feels this quote best expresses many of her sentiments, " Art is an attitude that produces an object by using media. Media does not produce art. " Educational Media graduate student Corinne Birdsong shoots footage for a video of Gail Haley ' s children ' s toy collection. PRIORITIES HELP BALANCE SCHOOL AND FAMILY Football coach Mack Brown ' s wife, Debbie, is finishing up her masters in special education. Debbie has definitely learned how to manage her priorities, especially with two daugh- ters, ages three and six. She will receive her her masters certificate in Gifted and Talented, with a cross-categorization in MR (mental retardation), and ED (emotional disturbance). As part of her assistantship, she is academic coordinator for the summer camp at Broadstone for gifted and talented, and teaches Inro- duction to Human Exception- ality. She said things get real hectic around football season, but said, " you adjust your priorities and place the energies where they ' re needed at the time. " SYMPOSIUM CONTINUING EDUCATION GRAND STYLE It is an astounding sight. The majestic build- ing is strategically lo- cated to view an incredible sunset and catches breath- taking bird ' s eye glimpse of the small town of Boone. Within this building are facilities for conferences, rooms for overnight stays, and a restaurant for better dining. Conferences have an all-inclusive area to live and learn. Built eleven years ago, the University Center has eleven regular conference rooms plus an auditorium which can divide into three smaller conference areas. The auditorium has folding walls which make several areas for groups to meet, since the Boone area at- tracts many conferees. Unlike a typical motel room, the Center has very luxurious, spacious accom- modations to appeal to your taste as well as pocketbook. " The University Center caters to the public as well as University guests and corporate conferees, " says an employee, " Students should keep the center in mind when their guests and families come to Boone. We are open and accessible for most any need. " - Amanda Foster ' ' .. ' . Bird ' s-eye view of the University Center reveals its cozy position nestled in the mountains. Beclcy Hixon and George Cudeville worl( at the front desl( of the University Center. VIEWS SPECTACULAR Beyond the Mountaineer Apartments, on a winding road that bypasses the Chancellor ' s home, you will find that the road becomes straighter on the summit. As this road crests the ridge, you see a stone and glass structure which re- sembles a modern business complex. Upon closer inspection, however, you see beautiful trees lining a stone patio, adorned with tables and chairs. You marvel at the beautiful lamplights and clean glass light cover- ings which beam in the cool dusk air. You pull into the small parking area which is only smattered by a few cars. As you get out of your car, you notice a stone walkway and entrance, beautifully enhanced by plate glass windows with yellow lights behind. You hear your foot- steps on the hard stone surface of the walkway, coupled by the sounds from within the building. The first set of doors include you into the warm convivial atmosphere. Soft music seems to bounce from the high ceiling, where lights appear to float in the air from small fixtures. Behind the desk is a younger man, with a pleas- ant smile. On the wall be- hind him there is a row of slots for placing keys. The man asks if he can help you, smiling all the while and with sincerity. Welcome to the Univer- sity Center. - Amanda Foster I FORKING IN LEGANCE Charles Leak has been forking at the Center for Ive years, the majority f the time while a student t ASU. Presently, Charles i known as Mr. Leak. As Restaurant Manager of he University Center, Mr. ,eak manages a staff of welve. The University Center estaurant is open to the lublic. Breakfast and lunch re buffet style, while linner is strictly menu. ?he center is known state- viAe for exquisite dining. prepared by schooled chefs. Also, the restaurant is the setting for several special events. Mr. Leak describes these events with excitement, " We present to the public several seasonal specials, such as the fac- ulty staff dinner and dance. Our main event is the famous madrigal feast, which is very festive and fun. " With this in mind, the University Center Restau- rant is an attractive set- ting for students to bring their guests, or that special dinner just for two. - Amanda Foster Chancelor Thomas enjoys dining with company at the University Center. Not only is the food great, but the view tops it off. M ||_:k._. he carriages definitely pull up in elegance to the University Center. DIVERSE PROGRAMS Also inclusive under the heading of Continuing Ed- ucation are such programs as the Division of Camps and Outdoor Programs, the Student Internship Program, Division of Community Ser- vices, Appalachian Oral History Project, the Public Exhibits Program, The Ap- palachian Consortium, Inc., and the Continuing Edu- cation Unit (CEU). Camp Broadstone is the facility and resource offered by ASU to groups seeking outdoor learning experiences. The 53 acre camp is located in Valle Crucis alongside the Wa- tauga River, only six miles from the main campus. Even in the cruelest weather, the camp facilities provide year-round housing for 70 people and a multipurpose dining hall capable of feeding 150. The summer months provide an eight week enrichment program for gifted and talented stu- dents. The Student Internship Program provides service- learning experiences out- side the regular classroom atmosphere. This offers opportunities for business majors to work in a cor- porate learning environment, for example. Or a textiles major could spend time ser- ving in a resourceful ca- pacity at a furniture up- holstery plant. Or an Eng- lish major can work for several hours credit a semester in the News Bureau. In any capacity, students can gain experience and possibly have a jump ahead of the game in job pros- pects after graduation. - Amanda Foster V. .-ii.Ta ■ »■».•« .Mi a %m »ma yv ' - t COFFEY HALL A new home for ASU honors students. ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY BABETTE MUNN For some, the word ' honors ' conjures up the image of an ehtist group of superciHous intellectuals. In a word - snobbery. In actuality, this vision couldn ' t be further from the truth. Dr. Daniel Hurley, head of the English Honors Program at ASU, said of honors students and honors programs in general, " It ' s more democratic than elitist. It ' s not a priesthood and those involved love it. " The honors courses at ASU, which cover a broad range of disciplines and departments, are open to all students, not only those who receive invitations to attend. Criteria for acceptance into the courses and programs are not solely based upon test scores and academic achievement but include curiosity, initiative or a great interest in a particular field of study. The honors program gained a ' home base ' in Coffey Hall during the summer of 1983. Since that time, Coffey has undergone a major remodeling effort, and now sports a carpeted lounge area, administrative office, and library. This living learning environment helps to stimulate a lively exchange of ideas and experiences among honors students, as well as making possible group activities such as picnics, movies, and travel to out-of-town conferences. One important aspect of honors classes is their size. Averaging between twelve and twenty students, these ' seminar ' classes lend themselves to a great deal of discussion and debate. Within this type of involving learning environment, professors often gain as much understanding and ' knowledge ' as the students under their tutelage. " It ' s far different from normal classes, " said honors student Mike Hobbs. " By reading an array of authors on a given subject, one is challenged to think and integrate more. It ' s difficult, but very rewarding in the long run. " Jim Bannoy and Dina Murray listen intently to a Dr. Jim Winders lecture. John Winn gives a lot of energy to concentration upon his work. Junior honors student Randy Smith goes after the subject matter at hand. " Coffey is an active dorrtti People are thinking, arguing, and discussing. " " Coffey allows what h in class to spill over irt. rest of studiiita ' tMie. " ? TOM Mclaughlin An insider ' s look at ASU ' s Honors Program and the man who runs it. ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY BABETTE MUNN Dr. Tom McLaughlin is an English professor at ASU, with the added responsibility of heading up the new home and duties of the honors dorm — Coffey Hall. His job as Director of Honors, is new as of July 1983. He was thrust into a position of diverse responsibilities. He loves what he does, and obviously gets into the students. He gained his bachelor ' s degree at La Salle College in Philadelphia, and his Ph. D. at Temple University. He has been at ASU since 1977. RHODODENDRON: A lot of students complain of being bored, do you feel there is a marked difference in honors students? McLaughlin: I ' ve often thought that boredom is just a sign that the person isn ' t looking for things to do. But Coffey is an active dorm. People are thinking, arguing, and discussing. The students work on the newspaper, at the radio station, with SGA, and many are involved politically - especially with the Central America issue. They ' re serious, creative, and intelligent people. RHODODENDRON: You ' re involved with recruiting, administrative work, the scholarship program in honors, Coffey Hall, and taking care of the budget and funding. As far as recruiting, what do you look for in students? McLaughlin: I ' m looking for people who can think on their feet. I look for a student who can do well in a seminar. Someone who will feel free to disagree and voice his or her opinion. RHODODENDRON: What was your affiliation with Honors in the past? McLaughlin: I was recruited as an honors student at LaSalle College. That experience made my education, it woke me up to do the kind of work I was capable of. It provided the Stimulation I didn ' t get enough of in high school. LaSalle was able to take advantage of the museums, concerts and cultural life of the city to add to its honors program. RHODODENDRON: Well, where does that leave your impression of Boone? McLaughlin: I like the area; it ' s beautiful here, but I ' ll admit I miss the chance to be immersed in the diversity that a big city provides. RHODODENDRON: Do you see seminars as beneficial and why? McLaughlin: In a seminar the students see the faculty learning as well. The students can try out the information, reject or accept it and integrate what they ' ve learned. They leave the classes feeling like they ' ve just begun to learn - they ' re not just walking away with a body of information. RHODODENDRON: What kind of environment does ASU provide for students? McLaughlin: ASU needs to provide more stimulation. I worked with the Artists and Lecture Series for 4 years, and I think we do a good job with lectures and classical concerts. But there needs to be more to keep people on campus and to add to classroom learning. The atmosphere tends to be comfortable and supportive, which is good, but it doesn ' t challenge students enough. RHODODENDRON: What are some of your comments on Coffey Hall? McLaughlin: Having a home base enables honors to be more visible. We ' ve used the lounge area to have speakers and host receptions. When Frank Lentricchia spoke last Fall there was a spark in the room, everyone could feel the electricity. The students were seeing faculty scrambling to keep up with Lentricchia ' s speech. Also, Coffey allows what happens in class to spill over into the rest of student ' s time. They learn from interaction with each other as well as from professors. RHODODENDRON: What do you do on Sunday afternoons to relax? McLaughlin: Movies. Family. I have two kids, IV2 and 7 who keep my wife and me very busy. Sports. I like to play basketball, and jog. And I watch probably too much T.V. In fact, I ' ve written some things on how the power of television effects our society. RHODODENDRON: What is your favorite book? McLaughlin: Virginia Woolf s To the Lighthouse. She writes about people getting to know each other and the mystery of feeling a revelation about the other person only to find out that each one feels a different way toward the other. She is the great writer of how it is to know another person. RHODODENDRON: Who are some authors that have a great impact on you? McLaughlin: The two most important poets for me are Blake and Yeats, because of the intensity of their commitment to visionary experiences. They take great risks in their poetry. It takes them into the irrational part of the self. RHODODENDRON: What about the old question - what kind of music do you like to listen to? McLaughlin: I love all kinds of rock and roll, from Michael Jackson to the Gang of Four. Our house rocks in different ways at times - my wife gets into new age music and I ' m more into new wave. RHODODENDRON: Where do you see the Honors Program moving in the future? Does the push towards a highly technological society tend to move students away from delving into the liberal arts aspect of education? McLaughlin: I ' m hoping that more departments, especially in the sciences and math, will begin honors programs. Clearly, students have to be thinking about the new technologies, but I don ' t think they have to get over-specialized in college. The new ' information environment ' is going to need broadly trained people capable of evaluating and interpreting information. I think all honors courses try to encourage analytical skills and to provide a lot of different perspectives. They help students to become flexible in their thinking. HIGH GPA Proving determination and excellence. ARTICLE BY PAUL BAKER The ostensible goal in college is to excel in academic endeavors. Hard work pays off in better grades, and a high GPA gives the student a feeling of a job well done. But, of course, straight A ' s are rarely a college student ' s raison d ' etre. Friendships and cerebral stimulation outside the classroom are important, too. ASU has three general honors groups which cater to the exceptional student ' s more convivial nature. The Honors Club, located in Coffey Residence Hall, strives to provide an invigorating atmosphere of living and learning. At first glance, to those who have never been involved in the honors program, the Club may appear to be an attempt at intellectual elitism. It is not. Instead, the students are merely reaping to their full advantage the benefits offered by the university and like minded school mates. The Honors Club is advised by Dr. Tom McLaughlin, but the directions and goals of the group are left to the students involved. Under the leadership of so- phomore Sabine French, the Honors Club moved into new territory during the 1983-1984 school year. Deeptho ' t, the occasionally published honors newsletter, first rolled off the presses this year. Designed for flexibility, Deeptho ' t HONORS CLUB Front Row; Jennifer Gunn, Linda Counts (Vice-President). Lynn Blankfard (Publicity), Deve Weil ert. Second Row; John Sloop, Sabine French (President), Jeanne Hale. Back Row; Lane Crothers, Ellen Andersen, Pat Tamer, Alston Hildreth, Jill Bazemore (Secretary Treasurer). 200 provides a medium through which students keep abreast of honor ' s happen- ings and an outlet for their intellectual ind literary yearnings. The publication is lardly conventional, though. Personal mpressions of Philadelphia ' s subways nay appear next to the club ' s treasury ■eport. Students also attended the Collegiate honors Conference at Elon College in I ' hiladelphia and Charleston, SC. The nterchanges allow for comparisons of honors Programs on a regional and lational level. Membership for the onors Club is dependent upon whether )r not the applicant has taken courses in he Honors Program. Gamma Beta Phi, a national honors ociet y, also has its share of bright, notivated students. The members are Irawn from the top 15% of each class, rhey, too, seek academic excellence, but hey are also commited to serving the urrounding community. The unique character of this group ' s Qembers is obvious in their work. This loliday season, Gamma Beta Phi spon- ored a food drive for the needy and sold Btters to Santa to help provide a nice ' hristmas for a Boone family. The organization tries to achieve a lalance between dedication to self and to lumanity. " Our ultimate concern is total quality for all people, " said President icki Waters. But learning is also tressed. The Appalachian contingent of lamma Beta Phi is one of the largest in he state. This year it hosted a state onvention for affiliates from nine other chools. Among the activities presented ere workshops on leadership skills, lamma Beta Phi is advised by Dr. Dave •mith and Dr. David White, both of the listory Department. Alpha Chi is a National Honor cholarship Society for men and women f junior or senior standing who have ttained at least a 3.5 grade point average, ' ith a minimum of 31 credit hours. The urpose of these lifetime members, hosen for their scholarship, is to uphold, romote, and recognize honor and chievement at ASU. In all of these organizations high PA ' s are stressed, but the stigma of cold itellectualism surrounding the students nd their organizations is not deserved, ' heir devotion to learning and humanity i a credit to this University. ALPHA CHI Front Row; Lane Crothers, Billy Carswell, Mike Fox, Michele Mark, Randy Smith, Annelle Woggon. Second Row; Becky Appling, Ram Allred, Cheryl Daniels, Jill Bazemore, Neil Medlin. Back Row; Mike Clark, Johnny Reed, Karen Bryant, Hans Aubuchon, Nancy K. Burns. Jim Slagle, Randy Lambeth, Lori Harmon, Tammy Easter, Jan Gentry, Laura Cupp, Jane Norwood, Donald W. Smith. GAMMA BETA PHI Front Row; Vickie Waters (President), James Camp (Treasurer), Dr. Dave Smith (Advisor), Sara Hash. Nancy Buthe, Chris Newcomb. Second Row; Debby Atkins, Cheryl Daniels. Renee Reuter (Correspondence Secretary), Kelly Crisco (Vice-President), Annette Lytle. Third Row; Ginger Blackburn, Suzanne Gilroy, Darlene Miller, Connie Woody, Annelle Woggon, Lorrie Page, Annette R. Tharpe, Marsha Carpenter. Fourth Row; Tammy Benge, Debbie Wilson, Kay Bruffey, Lane Crothers, Caron Owen, Sylvia Schwabe, Tammy Easter, Shirley Yount, Frances M. Davis. Fifth Row; David Greene, Darryl Crawford, Sly Brannon, Danny Toney, Beth Schoonover, Alston Hildreth, Mary Caswell, Lisa Huey, Karen Ireland, Evelyn White. Sixth Row; Lisa Wilson, Alyson Rose, Martha Cosby, Sarah Walters, Sheila Tyner, Jan Settle, Byron Barlowe, Patricia Neal, Travis Sink, Shannon Marshall, Jeanne Mast, Gene Johnson. Seventh Row; Janet Greer, Cindy Brown, Nicki Fries. Myra Hampton, Ken Royal, Karen Kiker, Carolyn Beezer, David Childers, Ton! Annas, Scott Rogers, Eighth Row; Lee Bryant, Sandy Maharaj, Lisa Hammerle, Kristen Anderson, Renee Bransford, Laura Cupp, Michelle Unangst, Jan Gentry, Dalene Ward, Teressa Pierce. Ninth Row; Denise Skroch, Cynthis Whitener, Melonie Rodgers, Mike Fox. Back Row; Bobby Selby, John Moore, Kenneth Kitts. Not Pictured; Robin Campbell. CLUBS AND CLASSES Departmental achievement beyond the ordinary. ARTICLE BY PAT BALTES The Departmental Honors Program at ASU provides an academic outlet fo students wishing to excel above an( beyond the material taught in th- ordinary curriculum. Students involved ii the program share a mutual appreciatioi for academic performance. The classe allow a " stimulating academic atmos phere, encouraging intimate student professor contact and verbalization o opinions, " said Sabine French, Presiden of the University Honors Club. Students are chosen to participate ii the program through a process o application and invitation. According t( Dr. Don Saunders, " the program i faculty sponsored and contains what thi teachers feel the students would benefi from and what they would like to teach. ' The program allows the students t( graduate with Departmental Honors afte completing a senior honors thesis Currently, the departments of English History, and Economics have specific BETA BETA BETA Front Row; Greg Howell, Richard N. Vertebrate, Vic KAPPA OMICRON PHI Front Row; Sonya Williams (Vice-President), Karen Culpepper. Second Row; Cheryl Sniker, Martha Jones (Historian), Dr. Johr Pittman (President), Kim Birskovich, Jill Hardy. Back Row; Celic Roten Bond (Advisor), Laurie Bloch (President), Marq Sims (Vice-President), Jeanette (Advisor), Alison Houston, Pam Lewis, Beth Brooks (Treasurer), Frances Tarr. Back Row; Neil Medlin (Secretary), Emma Sidden, Chris Alexander, Dr Newman (Secretary). Wayne Van Devender, Joe Howey. honors classes. Several departments, however, support honors clubs for students of high academic achievement. Psi Chi, the national honor society of Psychology, encourages the scholarship of its members and works to advance the science of Psychology. Many Psi Chi members have gained recognition in the field by presenting their work at various psychology conventions. Kappa Omicron Phi is a professional organization whose goal is to keep scholarship, ethics, and professionalism high in Home Economics. The ASU chapter sponsors clothing drives, craft sales, and other fund raising activities R ' hich directly benefit the Crossnore School, a facility for children whose home life does not allow them to live with their families. Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) is a lational honors Biology society and is )pen to Biology students of high scholastic standing. As an honor society, Fri-Beta strives to stimulate interest in 3iology, encourage scholarly attainment md research, and promote the dissemina- ;ion of biological knowledge. In addition ;o the satisfaction of achieving these foals, the members enjoy fellowship of )ther students with similar interests. Other departments which support lonors clubs are: Math, Pi Mu Epsilon; Spanish, Sigma Delta Pi; Drama, Alpha si Omega, ROTC, the Scabbard and Blade, and for the educational disciplines, appa Delta Pi. Each of these groups iphold the principles of scholarship and ervice and are comprised of future eaders in their respective fields. ilGMA DELTA PI; Carmen Fletcher, Yvonne lullis (Vice-President), Kelly Ross (President), 3ill Portas (Secretary). ALPHA PSI OMEGA Front Row; Dr. Susan Cole (Advisor), Mark Shuford (Vice-President), Lyie Bradshaw, Robert Hawkins, Helen Whalen. Back Row; Monique S. Derby (Secretary), Jonathan Ray (Advisor), Beth Horton, Jim Rigsbee, Robin Stanley, Allison McNeely, Jeff Fender (President). PSI CHI Front Row: Marsha Carpenter, Dayna Aldridge, Tammy Easter, Leanne Gay, Toni Owen, Michelle Bruinsma, Brenda J. Brown. Second Row; Rosena Mae Sisk, Darlene Miller, Michelle Wilkins (Treasurer), Debbie Hudspeth (President), Jean Berrier (Secretary), Scott Clay (Vice-President), Dr. Jim Deni (Advisor). Back Row; Mark Smith, Tom Nelson, Kristin Rogers, Suzanne Gilroy, Carolyn Welsh, Rosemary Unsworth. SCABBARD AND BLADE Front Row; Andy Harvey, Angela Himm, Joseph McNair, Lisa Hammerle, James Laughridge, Eric Nantz. Second Row; Bryan Green, Bill Crenshaw, Duck Correll, James H. Rikard, James Litton, Reggie Pate, Keith Booker, Bob Ashley. Back Row; Stephen Dellinger, C. Pierson Shaw, Eric Davidson, Airborne Murray, Thomas Clemo, Danny A. Wiley, Jerome Stanberry, Jim McCombs, Paul Hunter Walsh, Ervin L. Hannah Jr. m ACADEMICS J ACTION A look into some of the brea|phroughs, highlights, and departmental projects of ASU ' 1983-84 academic year. From the Earth ' s jearest neighbor, the moon, to more remote obfBCts, such as the Andromeda Galaxy, the Dei rtment of Physics and Astronomy ' s Dark Sky Observatory continues to search for the, answers to new astronomical questions. WINDOW ON THE HEAVENS Appalachian State University ' s Dark Sky Observatory is still in its infancy, but the location and the facilities hold the promise of a top-notch astronomical observatory. The location, atop a mountain ridge near Phillip ' s Gap (between Boone and North Wilkesboro), has some of the darkest skies available east of the Mississippi River. Dr. Joe Pollock, who is currently overseeing the develop- ment and maintenance of the observatory said, " The location is good because it has little " light pollu- tion " , which is the artificial brightening of the sky due to city lights. " There are two telescopes located at the Dark Sky Observatory (DSO) site, which are similar in size, but different in applica- tion. The 18-inch reflector is used for what is called photoelectric photometry. The light collected from a single star is allowed to fall on what Pollock describes as a glorified (and expensive!) light meter. This enables the astronomer to measure changes in that star ' s brightness. The pictured domed building houses the telescope as well as the computers which control it and which analyze the incoming data. A newer addition to the observatory is the 16-inch reflector. It has the capability of photographing a relatively large area of the sky in one shot. Dr. Pollock obtained the pictures of the Andromeda Galaxy and the moon using the 16-inch telescope. Dr. Pollock remarked on how pleased he was to be an active participant in the development of this type of research installation. The ASU Foundation financed the construction of the observatory and Lowe ' s donated the observer ' s quarters, which are utilized as a place to work, sleep, eat and simply warm up during a long winter ' s night of observing. He commented as well on a few of the misconceptions about astronomical obser- vations. " Most people see the astronomer in his lab coat peering through the telescope and jotting down notes. In fact, most infor- mation is gathered electronically or photo- graphically, rather than by eye. In addition, if it ' s 10 degrees outside, then it has to be 10 degrees inside the observatory as well or the viewing is disrupted. " Along with his obser- vational work. Dr. Pollock teaches both beginning and advanced astronomy courses. Pollock commented that student interest in astronomy is growing, and said, " There are twice as many undergraduates in our introductory astronomy courses this year than there were last year " . As for future directions. Dr. Pollock said that there are two things that he would like to see happen. " First, you really need two full-time observational astronomers to handle both the courses and the work involved with the observatory. Secondly, you also need to reduce the teaching loads of the ■ professors so they can devote more time to research activities. It is important, especially in the " hard " sciences, that a professor stays up-to- date in his field, which is difficult to do if you are not actively engaged in some sort of research. If the Dark Sky facility is properly developed and used, then the students, faculty and reputation of ASU will reap the benefits " . - Babette Munn UNGER COALITION The Watauga Hunger Coalition is a service rovided for community lembers who are in need of Dod, money, or emergency srvices. In addition to tiis, the Coalition also srves University students y providing internships. Intern Elizabeth Hagaman 1 majoring in Psychology ■ith an emphasis on uidance and counseling, he said, " People have to A ' allow a lot of pride to Dme in and ask for help, ' hey need someone who they in feel comfortable with. " Communication Arts lajor. Rich Pence, received sperience in the field of ublic relations. He irected a quarterly news- itter educating the ublic on hunger issues and romoting involvement in le program. Alfred Pritchett, an ASU •aduate, is coordinator F the Hunger Coalition. He lid, " The coalition rovides an excellent aportunity for interdis- plinary studies. The items are a great asset ) us as well. " Cathy Stuart THE FIBER ARTS The ASU Art Department offers a unique and indi- vidualized course in Fiber Art. Course content is varied and can be taken on any of four levels, inclu- ding a graduate course. Students learn to warp frame and floor looms. They also learn basic weaves on both looms and dying and batiking techniques. Dr. Marianne Suggs, course in- structor says, " The end result is not just mastering a technique but selecting your own personal technique that solves your visual problem. " Dr. Suggs says that while art is usually classified as an intuitive process it is actually " one of the most academic experiences you can have. You must consider all available alternatives i.e. color, shape, line. Everybody should be in- volved in art for the decision-making process alone. " Fibers is required for Textile majors in the Home Economics Department. It serves as a general studio elective for majors in Art Production, Commercial Design, and Art Education. Dr. Suggs says, " Different types of people take it for different reasons and that favors the course. " The course is indeed a demanding one. The twenty- five Fibers students spend six hours a week in the classroom. In addition to that, a minimum of ten hours a week is required outside of class. All this, for two hours credit. Participation in cri- tiques is also a require- ment. " Critiques allow students to recognize art as a problem-solving process. There is more to it than mastering a skill. While 50 ' of the class em- phasis is on development of skills, we stress visual literacy equally, " said Dr. Suggs. - Cathy Stuart Jazz is not that North Carolina, but jazz maintains itself at ASU. Despite the fact that ASU offers no degree program, there are two major jazz ensembles and several small jazz groups in Boone. Dr. William Gora, professor of music at ASU and an avid jazz musician himself, directs Jazz Ensemble I, teaches 12 hours of jazz saxaphone, and spends 3 hours a week rehearsing with the Wind Ensemble. Dr. Gora plays in a band that tours locally and is apt at the saxaphone, clarinet, and flute. He commented on the importance of jazz and said, " We ' re recruiting here as hard as they recruit for athletes. If I hear of a trumpet player from High Point, I go see him. " ASU ' s Jazz Alumni performed in the Broyhill Music Center this fall bringing together some top musicians. Dr. Gora hopes students will become more aware of the perform- ances on campus and in Broyhill. - Babette Munn SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY Everyone who has ever been to school has taken an achievement test, IQ test or personality test. These tests are adminis- tered by counselors in the field of School Psychology. Dr. Eric Hatch, the head of the program of School Psychology here at ASU, explained that his program is designed to train students to be " good at diagnosing learning disabilities as well as to be good at interpersonal relationships with other adults. " The students in the training program accompany professors on field trips to area schools to admin- ister the tests. They range from oral and written exams to diagnostic puzzles. The tests aid in the search for emotional and learning problems. When a problem is found, the students inves- tigate the possibility of a disparity between learning and achievement. Dr. Hatch explained, " both the col- lege student and the stu- dents being tested really enjoy giving and taking them. " - Robbie Reaves CHILDREN ' S CULTURE " Beware of Ludlow Good- pants, " cautions Gail Haley in her course on writing children ' s books. " Ludlow Goodpants is the symbol of a hero who ' s too good to be believed. If he is too good, then you will lose your audience, " she said. Haley is well acquainted with children ' s literature. She won the prestigious Caldicott Medal twice and the Kate Greenway Medal once for her work in illustrat- ing children ' s books. She also oversees the Gail Haley Collection for the Culture of Children in room 263 of Edwin Duncan Hall. The museum is a plethora of artifacts relating to children. There are dolls, puppets, marionettes, printing presses, a carousel horse, books, and original illustrations and manuscripts. " We can bring a bunch of adults into the collection and turn them into ten year olds, " Haley said about the museum. What goes into a children ' s book? " The front cover is a door into another world, " said Haley. " It is fun to go back and look at what was written for children, and we can learn a lot about children from what is written for them. " A lot can be learned about children by looking at their heroes. " George Lucas is send ing us a shipment of things on Star Wars, " Haley said. " The unconscious structure of Lucas ' s movies has made an impact. Who do children relate to? Darth Vader? R2-D2? I ' m interested in the archetypal, long-lasting concepts. The circus pony, for instance, represents a whole school of thought. Children are fascinated by horses. It ' s a life-long study, finding things and sharing them with people. " - Charles Uzzell BUSINESS: TOKYO STYLE During the summer of ' SJ two professors and fourteen students from ASU ' s Business Department jour- neyed east to the island country of Japan to study the techniques of Japanese business management. Dr. John Reeder, leader of the ASU group, said, " We learned about Japanese history, society, economy, politics and customs, as well as business manage- ment. " The trip was offered through the Department of Business Management and the M.A. in Industrial Orga izational Psychology Pro- gram. Students earned up t six semester hours of credit. The first two weeks were spent in a resort town just outside of Tokyo, listening to lectures on Japanese history and society. The next two weeks were spent in Kyoto, the old capital and cultural center of Japan. Finally, the conclud- ed their trip in Tokyo touring the major industries and enjoying the famous Japanese hospitality. - Vicki Reeves iW YORK LOFT ASU ' s New York Loft is a ique program which offers idents an excellent portunity to visit Man- ttan. It is located on istry Street in Manhattan ' s ver West Side, well thin walking distance of e World Trade Center, ttle Italy, Chinatown, all Street, Greenwich Vil- je, and the Staten and Ferry. The Loft was originally tended for use by the •t Department. Now, any sU student can stay there r a small fee. Still, e primary attraction of e Loft is its accessabil- f to the New York Art ene. " You can experience ore art in one SoHo block an most students will ;perience in a lifetime. " id visitor Martha Dennis. " The University is to be tmmended, " said Judy Hum- iries, ASU Art professor. t ' s a wonderful thing, an icredible opportunity for ■culty and students. It is shame that any student ould graduate without )ing up, because they ' ll ever have a better oppor- mity. " Mitzi Hurst. WOMEN ' S STUDIES EXPAND Many students are turning to Women ' s Studies courses as an alternative to traditional classes that fail to explore the woman ' s perspective and history in a variety of fields. Here at ASU Women ' s Studies has grown significantly over the past five years. This year alone, there were seven to eight courses offered each semester, with the same number expected next year. The first question that appears in many people ' s minds is " what is Women ' s Studies? " Dr. Maggie McFadden, of Interdisci- plinary Studies and an instructor of Women ' s Studies, defines it as " the study of women, looking at particular topics or areas or fields or ideas through the perspective of women, asking questions that a woman would ask rather than asking the questions men ask. " Some of the classes offered this year range from " Introduction to Women ' s Studies " to " Women and Film " and " Women Short Story Writers. " There are also courses in the a reas of Psychology, Anthro- pology, Sociology, Art, and Philosophy Religion. Members of both sexes often take their initial courses to learn something about women, and then go on to study the topic further. April Spencer, a sophomore Women ' s Studies minor, explains, " Not only do I take Women ' s Studies to understand about other women ' s contributions to society, but to also under- stand more about myself. " A senior who has taken two Women ' s Studies literature courses, John Ferguson claims, it " makes you sensitive to things going on around you so that you can react and deal with women and men. " - Kristin Kopren P nv ' H ' Willi Dewei ELECTRON MICROSCOPY Appalachian State Uni- versity has had an electron microscope in the Biology Department since 1974. This microscope utilizes elec- trons by accelerating them to light speed and spread- ing them over the object being viewed, forming a pattern which is then pro- jected by a number of lenses so that a portion of the image projected by the electrons is recorded on photographic film. The microscope is cared for by the husband and wife team of Dr. William and Dr. Ruth Dewel. The two teach a course on Electron Microscopy which instructs students on how to operate the microscope for use in research. " The special qual- ity about the electron microscope is that it can magnify an object 200,000 times whereas an ordinary light microscope can only magnify 1000 to 2000 times, " explained Dr. William Dewel. When the Dewels aren ' t teaching Electron Microscopy they are using the instrument for biological research. - Robbie Reaves ELECTRONIC LIBRARY Belk Library is in the forefront when it comes to staying in tune with our information society. There are 400,000 volumes and 300,000 microfilms in the library. Dr. Richard Barker, the Head Librarian of Belk said, " We subscribe to 4,000 journals and have approximately 2,000 films in the film library. " There are two library extensions; the Music Library and the Appalachian Collection. The library has more hook-ups to the Appalnet (campus-wide computer system), than anywhere else at ASU, and is working toward changing the current catalog system to an electronic on-line catalog, so that students will eventually be able to look for books through an Appalnet hook-up in their dorm. Instrumental in a lot of these changes is Dr. Al Corum, Dean of Learning Resources. " The eight new computer terminals are getting heavy use, and are easing up on some of the pressure other terminals on campus are experiencing, " he said. The library has the capacity to transfer 16mm films to video tape and transmit them across campus through the Appalnet outlet. This eliminates the problems professors experience checking out and returning films. Currently, 250 of the library ' s 2,000 films are on video tape. The possibil- ities for students to view missed lectures while sick is another outgrowth of the system. Slide-tape presentations and audios will be converted to video as well. The library is making every effort to keep up with the times with new technology, but strives to remain people-oriented. " The machines are helpful, but they can never replace the human element, " said Dr. Corum. - Babette Munn UStPlUdM UNDERSTANDING ORWELL " It isn ' t a book I would gamble on for a big sale. " These were the words of George Orwell in 1949 after he published 1984. Little did he know at the time that sales of the book would eventually top ten million copies. Nor did he expect the novel to bring him fame nearly fifty years later, place his portrait on the cover of national magazines, or put his name in headlines worldwide. In keeping with our national obsession with ' the father of 1984 ' the Department of English offered a course on Orwell and his works during the spring semester. In the words of Dr. Gene Miller, course instructor, " It is an institutional obligation to teach 1984 in ' 84. " Through studying six of Orwell ' s nine novels and several of his 700 essays, students gained a complete understanding of Orwell and his often misunderstood political views. Said Dr. Miller, " Orwell is worthy of intensive study because he was a man who practiced what he preached. He was wholly dedicated to his ideals and was, in a sense, the conscience of his gen- eration. " The class was made up o a diverse group of students making for lively discus- sions between business, english, history and poli- tical science majors. Some students took the course because they had read Animal Farm in the sixth grade and had estab- lished a fascination for Orwell at an early age. Others were simply en- ticed to take the course by its timeliness and social significance. Responding to a ' what would Orwell say if he wer( here today ' query. Miller stated, " I think he would be both relieved and alarmed. He would be re- lieved that his prophesies have not come to pass. Russia, especially, and China in some senses, have become monolithic totali- tarian states. But I think he would see that an exter- nal, all powerful force doesn ' t control us. And of course, he would be full of contradictions. " - Cathy Stuart J bert Parrish !AY, THE READING MACHINE November brought yet inother example of 1980 ' s echnology to Appalachian - he Kurzwell Machine. The omputer, known as Ray, eads to visually impaired ind reading handicapped tudents. Ray is housed in the ower level of Belk Library ind is managed by Pat i ' arthing, Assistant )irector of ASU ' s Instruc- ional Material Center. The nachine was donated to the iniversity by the Xerox orporation. Ray ' s synthetic human ' oice reads printed naterials placed on his ight scanner. He is )rogrammed to recognize 200 ityles of type, and reads )y " learning " how the tyle affects the shape of he letters. Attached to the reading nachine is a 30-key ceyboard that starts and tops the machine as well IS operates its memory. The nemory stores the past 12 ines that were read, and snables the listener to ead a passage or have a vord that can not be under- itood spelled out. Ray offers visually impaired students a sense of " greater independence and freedom. " Farthing said these students now have the opportunity to engage in pleasurable reading without having to rely on someone else. Farthing emphasized that the unit is also available to students, faculty members, staff, and commu- nity members that have reading problems such as dyslexia. Ray also has a calcu- lator that aids students in mathematics. Farthing hopes his use will be expanded further through the addition of a Braille printer that would print what is being read. Currently, Farthing knows of six visually impaired students that Ray can benefit. One of these, Robert Parrish, calls Ray " very strategic " and " a good breakthrough for the blind. " He added, " I personally think I can use this machine to read a lot more books I wouldn ' t otherwise get to read. " - Kristin Kopren INNOVATIONS IN TEACHING Studies in the field of Political Science at ASU can provide some attractive opportunities for students both inside and outside the classroom. Students taking " American National Government and Politics " can choose a regular classroom structure or one that is somewhat different. Dr. Roland Moy teaches two sections of the course which differ greatly from traditional learning approaches. Experimentation with different styles of testing and information review re- sulted in Dr. Moy ' s pre- sent classroom procedures. These classes consist of lectures, small group discussions, guided readings, and, of course, tests. Students take objective, essay, and oral exams. They may continue studying the material and retake the objec- tive tests until they achieve the grade they want. Students get to know each other in class through the small discussion groups, and thus feel more comfort- able. Everyone has the chance for verbal input which helps students to develop oral skills. Since all students don ' t learn in the same ways, using a vari- ety of learning and testing styles offers something for everyone. Students not only learn more, but they also enjoy class more. Several students from Watauga High School attend Dr. Moy ' s version of " Amer- ican National Government and Politics " . Watauga High offers no upper level classes in Political Science. These high school students can learn about politics in college, and even get advance college credit. Nathan West of Watauga High said, " It ' s a different way of learning about our government, " in reference to the teaching techniques and learning variations used in class. - Mitzi Hurst ECOLOGY ADVOCATE Appalachian is proud to have as a member of its staff Dr. Harvard Ayers, anthropology professor and Vice-Chairman of the North Carolina Sierra Club. Dr. Ayers was elected to this position in January. He has long been actively involved in environmental issues. Members of the local Sierra Club actively participated in the push for the North Carolina Ridge Law. Ayers said that, " The visual pollution is bad in itself but the degradation to the physical environment is especially unfortunate. " Dr. Ayers said the environmental future of the Appalachian area " looks pretty good. " The North Carolina Wilderness Bill is currently in motion and has already passed the House of Representatives. This bill will designate more wilderness areas in western North Carolina, and is a result of a compromise reached between the timber industry and environmen- talists. - Cathy Stuart 212 THE D.C. EXPERIENCE The Appalachian House is a campus extension located in Washington, D.C. It sits across the street from the Library of Congress and the Folger Shakespeare Library. Roger Stanley was the D.C. graduate intern for the fall semester of 1983. under the direction of Dr. Effie Boldridge. RHODODENDRON: Along with the typical suggestions of the White House and the Washington Monument, what interesting places would you suggest after your stay? STANLEY: I approached it with my own particular interests. I went to poetry readings at the Library of Congress, and visited many a bookstore. I did a lot of walking and riding the public transit - seeing the exterior of Washington. It has a nice urban feel to it. I liked being in the middle of it and feeling I was in a place where things are happening and decisions are being made that are affecting the world. There are a lot of neat art shows going on, especially traveling exhibits in the National Gallery of Art in the East Wing. I attended a couple of political marches, including the November 12th demonstration against U.S. policy in Central America. RHODODENRON: Would you suggest the internship to others as a valuable experience? STANLEY: It ' s a great opportunity for graduate students to do research, especially with the Library of Congress across the street. Most of all, I would suggest to ASU students to take full advantage of the App House. It ' s not just for groups to stay, or faculty or graduates - it ' s also for the individual who wants to partake in the atmosphere of the Nation ' s Capitol. - Babette Munn SERVICE AND SONG The Boone Variety Show, including performances by the Boone Mountain Clog- gers, the Hickory Nut Gap Band, an assortment of jug- glers, and even a six year old guitarist, was a success in more ways than one. In addition to providing an evening of great entertain- ment and exposure to area performers, the show held by the Iota pledge class of Pi Sigma Epsilon raised money for the Father Rick ' s Home for abused children. John Swift, president of the pledge class, said that they chose the Variety show for its appeal in the community of Boone, even though they knew it would take a great deal of time and energy to organize such an event. " In the long process, we have tried to build our knowledge of sales and marketing, and at the same time gain a better view of the business world, " said Swift. He added, " The audience enjoyed the acts and we collected over $400.00 to benefit Father Rick ' s Home. " - Babette Munn J JITS, BYTES AND BIKES ASU math professor Mark tiarris has found a way to combine his two hobbies: computers and bicycling. Harris has figured out a vay to race his bike igainst his computer. Harris started off with 1 simple program that flashed graphic displays in his computer. The graphs showed the desired cadence :hat Harris wanted to bicycle. year later Harris :onnected his bike to his pple computer. " I ' m actually racing the com- puter, " Harris said. A :able goes from the computer to a crank on the bike. Every time the pedal turns, the crank " clicks " and a bike on the computer screen advances. Harris has his own bike set up in a racer-mate stand with a squirrel cage attached to the rear wheel for wind resistance. " This set up allows you to get the conditions of a real bike with no extra expense, " Harris explained. He dons his Sony Walkman and rides. " A slow ballad is death to my workout. " - Michelle Demnicki A LIFE OF SERVICE He ' s interesting. He ' s energetic. He ' s genuine. Variety in life and career has put the stamp of uniqueness on him. He is Dr. Reginald T. Weber, a professor of Economics here at ASU. Dr. Weber ' s formal education record is quite impressive. He received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from LSU and his MBA from Maryland. He obtained both degrees while serving in the United States Army. Dr. Weber served under General George S. Patton during World War II. They collabor- ated closely in the develop- ment of tactical training of tank units. During the war e ach was promoted four times. Weber retired from the Army as a Colonel in 1957 after 26 years. Next, he went on to earn his Ph.D. from New York University. While at NYU he was awarded a Marcus-Nedler Fellowship as well as a Ford Foundation Fellowship. He was also presented with a special Founders Day Award upon receiving his degree. Dr. Weber came to ASU from Norwich, a military school in Vermont, in 1968. At that time, the Department of Business and Economics was small and limited in scope. In order to expand the program, ASU needed someone with the commerce and management experience of Dr. Weber. Dr. Weber officially retired from ASU in 1973 and was called back in 1979. His current status here is temporary, but Weber said he ' ll stay as long as he ' s needed. Dr. Weber was the Varsity fencing coach at ASU, and is an avid skier. A man with the moun- tains rooted in his life, Weber said he ' s happy in Boone. Appalachian is proud to have Dr. Reginald T. Weber on its staff. He ' s a man truly dedicated to teaching. - Cathy Stewart FORENSICS SUCCESS Dr. Terry Cole is dedicated to his students and the forensics team at ASU. Dr. Cole came to ASU in 1971 and took over the team in 1973. The team is in its 43rd year and is still going strong. " This year the forensics team is 15% freshmen and the next couple of years will be building years, " said Dr. Cole. The team consists of students from many departments, including business, home economics, political science, and criminal justice majors. The team has attended tournaments in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky, Alabama, and the Carolinas. Dr. Cole said, " this year we ' re fielding three CEDA debate teams. " He commented how the interest in debate has increased because of switching from NET to CEDA debate. CEDA debate is more of a persuasive delivery, given more to adaptative analysis opposed to the rapid fire technique used in NET debate. -Babette Munn PHOTO BY LEE HEDGECOCK PHOTO BY WILUAM EDWARDS SH PHOTO BY KAILA HIRES PHOTO BY EDDIE COCHRANE BABETTE MUNN S%j r ! W PHOTO BY EDDIE COCHRANE BY HENRI BRYANT m I T ' -i m ■ PHOTO BY KAILA HIRES vtJA BRAIN VS. BRAWN Stereotypical illusions of the brawny jock and the brainy bookworm are envious generalizations of an individual ' s top traits. Fortunately, most students find a balance between muscle mania and scholastic fervor, The immense, stereotyped ' jock ' has legs the size of a tree trunk and a brain the size of a peanut. He is uncouth, vulgar, muscular, sports-minded, unintel- lectual, macho, full of sports lingo and trivia, tough, and wouldn ' t show his face at a cultural event. A sterotypical jock ' s batting average is higher than his G.P.A. Resentful students who do not give a flip whether what ' s-his-name hits the ball over the centerfield fence argue that athletes are paid to skip class and nearly flunk every subject. Why, they ' re clothed in expensive Nikes and fancy sweats, and even fed steaks before every contest! Those rib eyes are probably paid for with ASU student fees! What fosters the illusions of this brawny pseudo-student? Scholars who did not mature with a father who expected them to extend the family legacy of championship polo players will today gloat at volleyers or golfers with learning disabilities, and mock roundball players who clumsily allow basketballs to roll between their legs. History buffs who endured the crip class of the football coach will doubt the intelligence of any athlete in cleats, or any professor who attends lectures with a clipboard in hand and a whistle around the neck. But this same sedentary, scoffing population turns green when a muscled discus thrower hoists something that was too heavy for them, and enviously eyes a limber limb striding past them while they stall in gas guzzlers at the traffic light. There is a stereotypical bookworm as well. Lurking somewhere behind the wire rim glasses, severe hairstyle, five foot stack of literature, and intellectual facade is an envious desire to move, to run with grace, to be strong. And if there is not the desire to excel, there is at least envy for a lithe, firm body. What faction conjurs the bookworm stereotype? Those who can ' t read Tol- stoy, hate conjugating French infinitives, and have difficulty with logarithms may extend their energies to the courts and field rather than the classroom. Stereotypes are false, assumptive generalizations of both envy and respect for other people ' s extremes and top traits. Illusions of the stereotypical jock and bookworm are figments of jealousy or ignorant connotations of realities which other people live; people that didn ' t grow up with that same mom and dad that shaped their attitudes, people who modeled themselves differently according to the environment around their learned responses. The environments of, say, a Pete Rose are incensed with differently scented subtle influences than that of a Carl Sagen. For example, Ralph Sampson was born with a Wilson basketball in his palm. His parents had him practicing on the courts before he was out of diapers. Suppose your dad comes from a long line of collegiate lettermen, your mother was on the shuffleboard team, your granny ' s favorite wheelchair pastime is to cheer for blood and guts boxing, and the family television is jammed permanently on the sport network channel. Jimmy the Greek would stake a wad of cash on the odds that you were heavily influenced to participate athletically. On the other hand, not everyone matures in a household full of trophies. If you could read Latin and Shakespeare before kindergarten, composed symphon- ies on a toy piano, and worked your first grade calculus on a computer, you may prefer the mentally exhausing competi- tion of a debate team to physically grueling or violent endeavors. There are many individuals who incorporate a lifestyle of athletics and academics; big league athletes who perform well for teachers as well as coaches, and scholars who integrate relaxing and stimulating sports into their curriculum. For example, senior tennis ace Richard Gabriel is evidence against the stereotypical roles of jocks and bookworms. Gabriel is a winner on the courts - he is strong, competitive, muscled. But he also has a brain. Gabriel, as a math and computer science major, has compiled more than tennis wins and losses. He also has nearly a 4.0 grade average as a recognized academic All- American. What about the campus educators who perform their teaching duties with more class after that physical exercise? Dr. Claire Mamola, an associate professor in the Secondary Education Department, finds that her daily theraputic running helps to prioritize things and put them in perspective. " Running helps to let the silliness out, " she says. " We have a tendency to be serious and task oriented. We feel we have to do something ' right this minute. ' Running helps to bring out the child-like joy for the sake of activity. " Doubtless, there are some ignorant oafs who fit the mold of the stereotypical jock, and some stereotypical bookworms who study in the library on Saturday nights. However, the majority of in- dividuals balance between the two generalized extremes, incorporating a lifestyle of both athletics and academics. Every person, admitting or not, is somehow involved in sports. Sports entails more than throwing a football for a varsity team, starving for wrestling weigh-ins, or slugging a baseball bat for major league try-outs. Aerobics, hiking, fribee, canoeing, pumping iron, skating, jumping rope, or jogging are hardly high budget sports, but the majority of ASU students relieve tension by lifting a limb or flexing a muscle. And if a labeled " bookworm " doesn ' t exercise physically, he (while the " jock " struggles with his multiplication tables) at least fills the stadium stands to cheer, watches the ballet with reverence, admires a sprinter ' s legs, or peeks out the window, envious, to hiss at the smart aleck jocks who make so much noise playing. II % ' " - - rfhriiMria i ( M„ SPIRIT Badge of Distinction The gold of ASU ' s band of distinction glistens not only from musical instruments but from the fabric that the band members don with pride before each performance. What is this Black and Gold that the athletes, cheerleaders, majorettes, and fans display proudly? The hues are a badge advocating Mountaineer Spirit, the identification of one to the unity of the larger emporium of personality and mini-society known as Yosef country. ' ' ' 1 SPIRIT £ n Sounding Off The band, cheerleaders, and other organizations voice their support. One hundred and eighty five uniformed members of the ASU Athletic Department take to the turf at each Saturday ' s football confrontation in Conrad Stadium. Their contribution is not points on a scoreboard, but the " Band of Distinction " is a vital heartbeat in the pulse of Mountaineer Mania. After thirteen years as band director, Joe Phelps clearly defines the role of his musical entourage. " The marching band contributes excitement, enthusiasm, and noise at games, " he said. The digits on the scoreboard or win-loss tallies make no difference in the feverish vocal power, hand clapping, and boisterous support that the marching unit provides. When ASU is being run into the ground, the tubas and trumpets are tuned just as rowdily as when the Black and Gold is mopping up the opposition. " In the past when we ' re not having a winning season, " said Phelps, " if the band hadn ' t been there with enthusiasm and excitement, there wouldn ' t have been anything. " Packing up instruments and journeying on road trips is important too. As Phelps stated, " If any team goes to an away game without friends (ASU fans), it ' s a disadvantage. " He stresses that the band acts as supportive fans when the Apps play on enemy territory. Although football games are the primary responsibility for the unit, the musicians showcase their talent wherever there is sure to be a big crowd. Pep rallies, basketball games, Christmas parades, the annual ASU Band Contest, and other major campus activities are on the priority list. The band also coordinates routines with th6 Cheerleaders. The cheerleading aspect of the spirit fervor involves more than waving a pompom. The squad pumps iron to prepare for creative routines and strenuous stunts in cohorts with the band. Yosef mascot Todd Hutchinson sweats profusely under the weight of his new costume, yet he says, " It ' s hot but I keep thinking of how good it looks on the outside, so it ' s worth it. " After an athletic duel, sore muscles aren ' t the only malady. The cheerleaders scream until they ' re hoarse, the musicians blow until they ' re blue . . . WASU, the campus montage of public service, music, and news, sounds off support too. Station manager Mike Gore and sports director Tim Wooten send a " Mack Brown Show " over the air waves for football fans, as well as a Tailgate Show previewing each tackle event occuring on the turf at Conrad Stadium. Playing time - both the athletes and spirit organizations rehearse, condition, train and sacrifice in promotion of the ASU tradition of sportsmanship and excellence. The proud performance posture of the ASU Band of Distinction. SPIRIT Homecoming Pageantry and excitement fill a memorable day Kn route to the sweet shoppe, between classes, or during a study break, ASU scholars fished pencils from the chaos of wadded paper and crinkled notes in their backpacks to make a choice. Necks craned, awed viewers shoved and passersby dropped books; peering over the crowd to note the objects of the mob ' s attention - glossy, smiling photographs of attractive girls. No, the scenario was not a modeling agency exhibil. The 8 X lO ' s were ASU Homecoming representatives. The ballot box was stuffed with votes for Darlene Jamerson, and on October 15, 1983 she once again drew the stares of a few thousand people. For the junior marketing major, being crowned during halftime before currently enrolled peers and visiting alumni is no new experience. Darlene was a Homecoming Queen for her Asheville alma mater, as well as an attendent during her sophomore and junior prep years. Despite her previous pageantry experience, Darelene was shocked when her name was announced as ASU ' s 1983 queen. " I was not expecting it at all, " she admitted. " I was at a total loss. I had only rehearsed how to walk out behind the winner. " Darlene reported that she turned in bewilderment to her escort, brother Jeff, and breathed, " Where do I go? " A nervous Darlene, sponsored by Coltrane Residence Hall, related her impressions of being honored on the fifty-yard line. " It was the warmest feeling. This is the best three years of my life. To know I could represent what means the most to me is an honor. " she confided. " Appalachian is my life. I love it here, and 1 love the people. " Darlene expressed gratitude for the most meaningful honor she ' s ever received. " I wish that the people who voted could know how much it meant to m.e, " she said. Darlene has not changed with the weight of a glittering new crown. " I don ' t feel different, " she claimed. " It takes more than a title or a crown to change a person. It takes interaction - loving and learning with other people - to change. " ARTICLE BY MICHELLE PLASTER SPIRIT ' Jaws ' for a Cause The band plays the ' Jaws ' theme, while football coach Mack Brown unites the student body and athletics through enthusiasm. Alvin Parker darts by a defender, digging into the Conrad Stadium turf to pass the goal line. The scoreboard digits add six more tallies as the crowd rises to their feet, waving pom poms and plastic Appalachian cups. The band ' s harmony blows out the ominous notes of the " Jaws " theme as the cheerleaders mimic frightening sets of sharks ' mouths. A hefty, dramatic Yosef figure is on the sidelines to cheer and blast his muzzle loader in defiance of the opponent. Yosef country sports a new mascot, a new coach, and renewed spirit. In his four year tenure as Mountaineer running back, senior Alvin Parker has noticed an increase in fan enthusiasm. One reason - new coach. Mack Brown. " He ' s pushing the program, " Parker remarked. " It ' s good to have the student body behind you. " Mack Brown has been evoking student support since his arrival here by speaking at regular Yosef Yells, a midnight tradition before home contests. He wants students to have the pride to state a familiar bumper sticker logo, " I ' d just as soon be in Boone. " Though Brown has served in either teaching or coaching capacities at Vanderbilt, Florida State, South- ern Mississippi, Memphis State, Iowa State, and LSU, he doesn ' t like to see ASU scholars wear any colors except the Apps ' black and gold " Sometimes I ' ve been in schools where people say, " I wish I ' d have gone to Carolina or I wish I had gone here. " " I want our students to be proud that they are here, " Brown said. Following a premiere victory at Wake Forest, Boone mayor Hadley M. Wilson announced " Mack Brown Day " at the Moun- taineer ' s first home contest. The new Yosef was conveyed by helicopter to Conrad Stadium ' s fifty yard line. Downtown, banners were proclaiming the spirited messages like " Go Mountaineers, " and " Good Luck Mack Attack. " Yet Brown doesn ' t want this initial spirit to wane in the future. It is a paradox, but unfortunately true: The athletic program needs rowdy fans to improve their efforts, yet if the teams are not winning, fans are more quiet. Photographer Mike Hobbs noted from the sidelines, " Fans enjoy them- selves as long as we ' re winning. Last year, people were pretty down. At the end of the game, the crowd was moping out of the stands. This year, the fans are usually pretty worked up, " he observed. Brown comments, " If something happens and we lose four in a row, I don ' t want our students to change. I don ' t want them to say, that bunch isn ' t any good anymore. What I want them to do, " says Brown, " is build with us a tradition. At some point we ' ll have a program we all can be very proud of. " ■ The fans of the Mountaineers come in all ages and dispositions. NOT ALL ASU ATHLETES WEAR UNIFORMS Scaling a mountain, stretching taut muscles over a barre, hiking a briar-laden path, or jogging around campus - many ASU students move a muscle for fun and fitness, challenge and conquest. «i ' ' ' ' W;- 4 •e? if i S • V 1 " . F a ,9 ' • - •, 7 w.i:- .. - V. - V! P ' RUN FOR YOUR LIFE ASU students and faculty hiit the roads en route to fun and fitness. ARTICLE BY DAWN MOSS What is the best way for varsity athletes to stay in shape both during the season and after? Many of these young men and women jog. But jogging is not only for the football or basketball player. Many ASU students, as well as faculty and staff members, have a regular workout in this very popular pastime. Freshman Lisa Bunn runs approx- imately two miles a day. Many students have probably seen her as she jogged past them near Lovill Hall. As a high school student, Lisa was involved in many types of athletics, playing basketball, softball, and tennis for her high school in Goldsboro, NC. Although she chose not to participate in any women ' s varsity sports her first year at ASU, Lisa still keeps active. " I run mostly to keep in shape now, " she said. Another student, Dave Gilpin, has other reasons for his running. Dave is very interested in marathon running and jogging helps to keep him at a competitive level. " When I first started running in 1979, my goal was to just finish a race, " said Dave. " As my endurance improved, my goal changed to bettering my time. " Dave has competed in 25 ten kilometer races, 12 five kilometer races, and four marathons. " When I ' m training for marathons I run anywhere from 60-70 miles a week, " he explained. When not training, he runs approximately five days a week, covering between 35-40 miles. Dave describes running as a self chal- lenge, and he strongly believes that running is psychologictdly beneficial for a person. " It gives you an opportunity to sort out your problems as you improve your physical fitness, " he said. Dave added that jogging relieves a lot of his stress and tension, and that after a run he feels tired but happy. Graduate student and Resident Director of Frank Hall, Chester Robinson, started jogging to build up his legs for skiing. He began running two miles a day but since last winter has increased his distance to five or six miles. Jogging not only helped prepare Chester for another sport, but it aided him in losing those unwanted pounds. " Since I began run- ning, I ' ve lost 40 pounds, " he commented. Besides getting back into shape, Chester has accomplished another goal. " I have managed to decrease my time two minutes a mile since last February, " stated Chester. Professor of Secondary Education, Dr. Ben Bosworth, has been running ever since the Boone Roadrunner ' s Club invited him to run. " I started running then because I enjoyed the competition, " said Dr. Bosworth. " But now my health is the major reason I jog. " Dr. Bosworth now runs with his wife Kay. Both are over 50 years old but they do not let that slow them down. " We run probably a min- imum of three miles on a pretty day, " stated Dr. Bosworth. " Sometimes we go to Cone Park and run as much as seven or eight miles. " Mrs. Bosworth became interested in her husband ' s running so much that she decided to try it herself. " Kay used to watch me run. Then she started walking along with me. After awhile, she tried jogging, " remembered Dr. Bosworth. " I was farther along in my running than she was at the time. As our times got closer, we began to train together. " Over in the Student Affairs Office, Barbara Daye keeps in shape by jogging 30-40 miles a week. " I began to jog to keep my weight at an acceptable level, " confided Mrs. Daye. " After awhile I got hooked on it! It ' s become part of my life. " Mrs. Daye has competed in many road races and was involved in sponsoring the road race held in November to benefit the General Student Scholarship Fund at ASU. Mrs. Daye explained that there are different types of jogging. " The short run is mostly for speed, " she said. Time improvement and longer distances are the goal of this type of running. " The longer run is more aerobic, " she added. So, no matter what the reasons for jogging may be, it is a sport that has gained popularity not only with the varsity athlete on campus, but also for the average ASU Mountaineer. In a day and age where almost everyone is concerned with physical fitness, jogging is a smart and fun way to get in shape no matter who you are. THE ADVENTURE ARENA For outdoor enthusiasts, thie skill is ttie limit. ARTICLE BY TOM MAGRUDER Outdoor adventure is probably one of the strongest forces drawing students to the high country. Whether they enjoy mountaineering in the surrounding wil- derness, or just sliding down slick sidewalks to class, the over-reaching factor which makes mountain life exciting is the same: diversity of landscape. From waterfall pools to mountain peaks, terrain in the mountains changes as quickly as the weather, making the Applachians the adventure arena of the East. Students in this area are blessed with the opportunity to enjoy practically every outdoor adventure sport ever discovered. The desire to learn the skills of the sport is the only thing limiting them from infinite excitement on all levels of the adventure arena. The subquatic environment forms the first level of Appalachian adventure. A simple snorkel mask gives a stream swimmer a window into a world teaming with interesting creatures and objects. Lightning fast trout dart through water- carved crevices while tiny lobsters crawl the bottom backwards. For the scuba skilled, exploring the bottomless waterfall pools can be as intriguing as a wreck dive at night. Underwater adventure for Apps is only a breath away. On top of the water stands the second level of mountain amusement. This is the realm of the boat people who surf the water ' s surface. Where water is white, canoers, rafters, and kayakers may be found pulling energy from the moving moguls with every paddle stroke. When the rapids stiffle into still mountain lakes, excitement does not settle to the bottom. With the aid of the wind and a boardsailing friend, even a landlubber soon learns to skim across the sparkling surface at the speed of life. Once one with his equipment, a sailor is able to surf up the face of a wind wave, rocketting himself into the upper levels of the adventure arena. Above the liquid level of eastern excitement lies the remote shelf of the subterranean, where spelunkers can experience total isolation in total dark- ness. This is the land beneath the land where mother nature exhibits many of her oldest art works. Hundreds of miles of ornate passages stand ready to take the caving enthusiast to the inner recesses of his curiosity. There the results of man ' s misuse of the environment stand out like writings on the walls. Beside these empty words, however, slow dripping stalagmites whisper the simple solution: Down-shift progression to speleo-speed and all that is lost is the lust for the lead. Because it is subdivided by snow and steepness, the ground level of the Appalachian arena undoubtedly offers the most adventure possibilities. Packing remains the purest way to view the mountains, whether on two feet or two wheels. The backpacker ' s reward comes as sunset when he finds that he has walked into " the land of his better self. " The more technical terrain of the ground level provides a habitat for the southern rock hound. This is a species whose whole existence is hanging by a thread - but a strong one. Rock hounds are able to reach the upper limits of their excitement level by concentrating on the task at handhold. Changing into a climbing canine is easy, but it also requires changes which take some patience. The absent mind must move to the present, and an acquired taste for quiche must grow into an appetite for adventure. The extreme upper level of the high country is by no means off limits. With flexible wings of fabric, the bird man can " ootlaunch into the friendly skies and soar vith hawks high above the mountains. Evolving from earth to air is not advisable " or the frustrated kamikaze, but once a evel-hsaded novice has earned his wings, le will soon learn to sniff out invisible jubbles of lift which will carry him up md out of gravity ' s grasp to a peaceful jlace known as cloud base. From there, ;he bonafide bird man is free to fly down luffy streets which will take him over the imits of the landscape. Other adventure levels easier to reach ;ertainly exist for Appalachian students. Blowing Rock hounds are definitely more ;ommon than canine climbers, but why settle for a hangover in an area chocked " ull of overhangs? Life in the High Ilountry allows students to enjoy prac- tically every adventure activity ever discovered, not to mention the new sports vhich will soon be making waves in the vorld. In the Appalachian adventure irena, where excitement leaps on every evel, the skill is the limit. HIKING AND OUTING CLUB Have you seen students wearing t-shirts stenciled with, " Apps Do It With Their Boots On? " If so, you ' ve seen members of the Hiking and Outing Club. Vice President Kim Town says that most members of the club are curious freshmen and sophomores who don ' t know the area. However, only experienced leaders are allowed to lead the thrill seekers on weekend excursions. Hiking to Grandfather Mountain, trailing through the Linville Gorge Wilderness, horseback riding at Seven Devils, rock climbing The Chimneys, backpacking in the Pisgah National Forest, and caving the Grind Staff Cave in Tennessee are just a few ways to " Get High on a Mountain. " Town stresses that the club cares about the environment and wilderness areas. " We clean up places that are trashed out, " she says. This season. Hiking and Outing Club members, along with other ASU students, represented the University in the South- eastern Intercollegiate Canoe Competi- tion. The group placed fourth in the event held on the Catawba River in Morganton. t!. 1 r 1 ■r HIKING AND OUTING CLUB Front Row; Janlne Wiltshire, Timothy Keitt, Pam Wise, Roxanna Smith. Back Row; Joe Webster, Kim Town, Gary Roberts, Carolyn Ritchie. DAILY IRON For many students, weighit lifting is one way to meet thieir daily iron requirements. ARTICLE BY KATHY MCCARTHY Senior Maria Paletta, who was once a professional dancer and turned to bodybuilding about two years ago, states that, " Bodybuilding makes me feel good. It disciplines me. " Maria lifts four times a week. When asked what it has done for her, Maria says, " I ' m much stronger, my muscles are more defined and I ' ve lost weight. I see some girls down here using just the universal, not the free weights. They say they don ' t want to build, they just want to tone. This is a myth. Women cannot build the same type muscles that men will. " But body-building can help both men and women look and feel great. Bodybuilding is unique in itself. It is different from other sports. One advan- tage is that you can better your technique and see improvements much faster than other sports. There is nothing more satisfying according to many body- builders, than to add another ten pounds to that bar and be able to lift it. Granted, everyone today wants a strong body. You feel better in every way when you know that you are in good condition. Bodybuilding and weight- lifting have become extremely popular on college campuses everywhere, and Ap- palachian State University is no excep- tion. Students and faculty can be seen pumping iron and toning up once flabby muscles regularly in the weight room located in Broome Kirk gym. Bodybuilding is much more than a sport, it is a way of approaching life ' s situations. People who work out in the gym doing strenuous routines for hours at a time are special and dedicated in- dividuals. According to one student, " If I can do this with my body in the gym, by overcoming obstacles, I can do this in life situations by resisting weaknesses in the same way. " The bodybuilders learn to apply the mental disciplines of the gym into life ' s situations. PUMP IRON TRAINING SOCIETY What ' s the " in " thing according to many students around campus this year? Ask anyone involved in the P.I.T.S. Club (Pump Iron Training Society) and they ' ll tell you it ' s bodybuilding, powerlifting, and weightlifting. According to Angle Da Grosa, an active member of the club, " Everyone today is involved in sculptur- ing their bodies. " Members of the PITS Club include a wide variety of individuals, from serious lifters, to former athletes, to just about anyone interested in building up their body. There is a $15 fee to be a member of the PITS Club. The club holds various contests such as liftathons and bench press contests. PUMP IRON TRAINING SOCIETY Front Row; Jack White (President), Angle Da Grosa (Vice President), Rocco ' Rock ' Scarfone (Vice President), Maria Patella (Vice President), Ron Collier (President), Ed Turner (Advisor). Second Row; Aletha Glass, Helen Ryan, Joe Boitnotte, Rob Nix, Jennifer Wright, Beth Corum. Third Row; Kent Bumgarner, Danny Brown, Dennis Myers, David Kimball, John Fesperman, Eddie Baker, Jim Green, Mike Adams. Back Row; Skip Fox, John Adams, John Neblett, Marshall Irby, Jim Koch, Mark Lane, David Gray. SHAKE ' N SHAPE Whether in dance class or aerobics, students move it to trim and tone. ARTICLE BY DAWN MOSS AND MICHELLE PLASTER When muscles ache to be moved, students can " shake it " by enrolling in the Physical Education Department ' s dance classes, or by moving to the music at aerobic sessions held in Broome-Kirk Gym. Dance students do not have to be professionals to find a place at the barre. Art major Heather Pilchard finds that her modern dance class is another art form. " I enjoy the physical expression of swaying to the music, " she says. " It ' s nice to express myself both on paper and through motion. " The ASU Dance Ensemble is an extension for students who minor in dance. Every student who minors in dance must work on some aspect of the production that the Ensemble performs. But, students who are not minoring in dance can lend a hand. " Not everyone dances, " according to Wendy Fletcher, who is in charge of putting on the show. " Each dance is the work of a choreo- grapher who has taken the dance composition class we offer here at ASU. The students who dance are chosen from the dance classes but do not have to be dance minors. " explained Ms. Fletcher. She is quick to point out that the Ensemble is not a club. One of the Ensemble ' s choreo- graphers, graduate student Joan McLaughlin whose husband works in the English Department at ASU, has been dancing with the group for five years. THE APPALACHIAN CLOGGERS The Appalachian Cloggers are a group dedicated to representing ASU with this unique style of dancing. According to junior Judy Adams, one of the students in charge of the group, the Appalachian Cloggers perform for anyone who asks them. " We perform on campus for events such as basketball games, and when someone out in the surrounding community wants us to perform for them we ' re glad to do it, " she explained. With ASU located in an area with so much traditional culture, it is good to see that some university students are inter- ested in preserving a part of it through performance. " I ' m not dancing this year because I wanted to be on the other end of making a dance for a change, " explained Mrs. McLaughlin. " I ' ve taken courses under Wendy Fletcher for a number of years and have really developed experience in dance since I ' ve been here. " Other students also enjoy lifting a limb at aerobic sessions. Four nights a week Broome-Kirk Gym looks like the average neighborhood health spa. The basketballs are put away and the soccer nets are pushed aside as room is made for amplifiers and tape players. Soon after 9:00 pm, music can be heard echoing in the long corridors of the building. All this means only one thing: aerobics fever has hit the ASU campus. Led by senior Wendy Mackorell and Sophomore Denise Skroch, 200-300 students pour into the gym to get physical! " We really enjoy aerobics and we have a lot of fun doing it, " explained ■ Denise. The aerobic routines used at these classes are choreographed by Wendy and Denise. " Most of the equipment used belongs to the school but the routines are ours, " said Denise. " Wendy does her routine one night and I follow her, " Denise commented. " The next night I do my routine and Wendy follows me. " Aerobics is good for the body because it increases the heart rate and improves respiration. Many people attend the class because aerobics also helps slim you down. Junior Missy Branch says that aerobics makes her feel good. She is very dedicated and goes to all four sessions each week. " I guess you could say I love to sweat, " she said. Missy also runs to keep in shape. " I run about three miles, four times a week, " she explained. Cheryl Roberts, a freshman, lifts weights in the gym before she goes to aerobics. " I think aerobics is a lot of fun. It keeps me in real good condition, " she said. Cheryl was very active in high school and has continued to work out in college. ASU guys are also involved in the class. " There are usually a bunch of wrestlers and baseball players there, " commented sophomore Erin Levine. Jay Tyra, a newcomer to the campus this spring was introduced to the aerobics class by his roommate, freshman Chris Lancaster. " I started going to aerobics to stay in shape. It doesn ' t bother me that there are more girls there than guys, " said Jay. " It ' s really fun. " So if you want to lose those extra pounds before the beach season rolls around or you just like to exercise, aerobics is the thing for you and Broome-Kirk Gym is THE place to be. THE APPALACHIAN CLOGGERS Judy Adams, Deanne Wentler, Cindy Stone, Kim Wells, Kim Swing, Lorie Alexander. Not Pictured: Catherine Perdue. VARSITY CHEERLEADERS Front row; Vicki Smith, Julie Durham, Alane Boger, Laura Martin, Lucy Peterson, Melissa Harmon (Captain), Heidi Holder. Back row; Scott Williams, Todd Angel, David Allgood, Mark Browder, Todd Hutchinson (Yosef), Damon Wright, Perry Lachot (Captain), Pat McCall. MOUNTAINEER BABES Front row; Michelle Wilkins, Gina Melton, Bonnie Poplin, Laura Garner, Kim Waters, Kim Shorter, Loretta Williams, Brenda McGee. Back row; Lois Grier, Sheila Misher, Caria Smith, Cheryl Bruton, Beth Wallace, Kathy Coyne, Kathryn MacDonald, Kelley Gravoushi. % ' 3) YOSEF CLUB Front row; Janet Mohler, Vickie Smith, Julie Durham, Leigh Smith, Sue Swanson, Ron Collier, Randy Smith, Darlene Galyean. Back row; John Weaver (Yosef Director), Lorraine Brennan, Perry Lachot, Damon Wright, Todd Hutchinson, Martin Voght, Barbie Anderson. MORE THAN " RAH, RAH " For devoted Sports Service Organizations, motivation is more than noise, it ' s hard work. ARTICLE BY FRANK GENTRY PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE SPARKS A successful sports program involves more than athletic teams. Sports Service Organizations at ASU such as the cheerleaders, Appalettes, Mountaineer Babes, and the Yosef Student Club play a big role in supporting the athletic program. At a football or basketball game, one group always stands out in the crowd. The cheerleaders use their enthusiasm to get the crowd involved in the game. Their long, hard hours of practicing sometimes go unnoticed, but the effort they put forth during the games is truly appreciated. Head Cheerleader, Perry Lochot commented, " I like being involved and being a motivator of school spirit. It lets me show my school spirit and motivate others. " Lochot is a junior from Morganton, N.C. The Appalettes are another addition to the sporting events. They provide the entertainment at halftime during basketball and soccer games with dazzling dance routines, and are very popular with the ASU crowd. The Head Choreographer is Myra Bigh. Sandy Cook, a junior from Newton, N.C., is the president of the Appalettes. " I love to dance, and being an Appalette gives me the chance to perform before people, " said Cook. Another supportive organization is the Mountaineer Babes. This is a group of young women who are essential to the football recruitment program. They show the ASU campus to new recruits and their families, and tell the recruits what ASU has to offer. The Mountaineer Babes take the recruits to the football games and answer any questions they might have. Kathy Coyne, a senior from Greensboro, N.C., is the president. " I enjoy meeting people and telling them about ASU, " said Coyne. " It ' s rewarding when the recruit you were assigned to chooses to go to ASU. " The 30 member Yosef Student Club, promoter of ASU athletics, had its largest membership this past year. They have fund raisers and give the coaches dinners throughout the year. They sponsor a jogathon every spring; their support is very noticeable in the projects they do. Darlene Galyean, a senior from Winston Salem, is the president of the Yosef Student Club. " You get to know how the athletic department is run and get to meet people all the time, " she reported. " You get to deal with people in the community and promote ASU. " The Sports Service Organizations are assets to the athletic program. They promote ASU in a positive way and have a good time in doing so. f0)ffV ltf1f) APPALETTES Front Row; Cindy Chiperfield, Dana Gibson, Julie Johnston, Debbie Moss (Assistant Choreographer), Debbie Parrish, Debbie Poindexter, Paige Raby, Myra Digh (Choreographer), Donna Anderson, Sherri Williams, Terri Sidden, Sandy Cook (President), Toni Logan. MAJORETTES Front Row; Veronica Ellison, Shari Harrison. Second Row; Karen Kiker, Leslye Lassiter. Back Row; Myra Hampton (Head Majorette), Krispin Wagoner. BLACK AND GOLD CHEERLEADERS Front Row; Kevin Ahlstrom, Lori Lewallen, Rick Rhyne, Robin Hinson, Willie Clark, Pam Thompson, Eddie Zegarra, Lisa Morehead, Scott Harris, Carol Hunt. INTRAMURAL COUNCIL Front Row; Lori Kuchenbecker (Secretary), Beth INTRAMURAL STAFF Front Row; Holly Jeffus, Terry Bettinger, Bell, Joan Duncan, Lisa Brooks, SherrI Stocks. Back Row; Donald Parsons Debbie Bolton, Candis Loy, Susan Rumpf, Irene Bass. Back Row; (President), Kim Dickinson, David Coggins (Advisor), Jim Frydl, Robyn Jim Avant, Tony Dunean, Mike Bennett, David Coggins, Lowell Brackett, Lowell Furman, Jr. (Graduate Advisor). Not Pictured; Kevin Furman. Clements (Vice President), Jane Lawrence, Lisa Walington, Randy Thetford, Rob McNeil. INTRAMURALS Tough Competition Intramural athletes give 100% in their quest for the ultimate goal • the championship T-shirt. Intramural athletics is not to be taken lightly at Appalachian State. From flag football to Softball, each sport has its prearranged participants who go at it on their respective playing fields. This is not just for the thrill of victory or for the fun of it, but to defeat all opponents and capture the ultimate prize, the all impor- tant intramural championship T-shirt. There seems to be a sense of pride in owning at least one championship T-shirt for any intramural athlete. Of course the games are fun and provide much enjoy- ment, but the quest in each athlete ' s mind is to make the championship for a chance at the bragging rights and a T-shirt. Beginning with the team sports of flag football, soccer, volleyball, European team handball, basketball, swimming, bowling, and Softball to the individual sports of cross-country, tennis, wrestling, horseshoes, one-on-one basketball, and racketball to name a few, each sport has its rivalries and predicted winners. The divisions include independent, resident hall, and the frater- nity sorority teams. Some of these rivalries become fierce as they develop over the years. For two rivals to meet in a championship of an event could be an affair to bring the beloved Varsity Gymnasium down to the ground. This is because as many as 300 spectators have shown up for a championship final in an intramural event. Did these 300 people show up to watch an extra-curricular activity that ' s supposedly just for FUN? The name chosen for a particular team is also a very important feature in intramurals. Each team tries to psyche their opponent out by coming up with a strategic nickname. A team can ' t have a normal nickname like the Bears, The Tigers, The Lions, or The Indians; research and creativity are needed. Each team spends time and money on expensive uniform designs to go with such names as Cosmoszy Dae, Hosiery Unlimited, The Defibulaters, The Buzzard Patrol, GSOL (meaning un- known). The High Lifes, Culture Shock, The Budheads, and the Clones, just to name a few. The ex-high school athletes who continue to play their favorite sports for challenge, excitement, and fun take their respective games seriously. To see a player dive for a loose basketball, dive to keep a volleyball in play, or to raise a fist in victory after a game is proof enough. Hard work and determination are present in every athlete as they strive for the ultimate goal, an intramural championship T-shirt. ARTICLE BY MIKE SEVERS INTRAMURALS 1 lni orci+ Ul livt i Chair Oil y pions MEN ' S PROGRAM: ALL-UNIVERSITY CHAMPION RUNNERS-UP Volleyball Middle Hitters Kappa Sigs Flag Football Kappa Sigs AXA European Team Handball AXA Sig Ep ' s Soccer Cosmozydae Clones Skiing Chuck Vance Tennis Singles Mike Adams Kenneth Greeson Tennis Doubles Kent Doobrow Peter Weber Scott Powell Bobby Spurrier Cross Country Brent Cochran Team Winner: Sigma Phi Epsilon Golf Dirty Dozen Sigma Nu Open Racquetball Eric Gentry Mike Adams Racquetball Singles: " A " Division Mike Adams Eric Gentry " B " Division Stampley Walden Bryon Olsen One On One Basketball: 6 ' 1 " Over Scott Myrick Darren Anderson 6 " Under Johnnie Moore Malcolm Sanders Basketball Free Throw Billy Bledso Neil Medlin WOMEN ' S PROGRAM ALL-UNIVERSITY CHAMPION RUNNERS-UP Volleyball Dash High Lifes Flag Football Secretaries of Defense Chi Omega Soccer Little Rascals Secretaries of Defense Skiing Alyson Nussear Tennis Singles Kelly Ross Tennis Doubles Laura Wachtel Mandy Coble Wendy Burton Kim Glass Racquetball Singles " A " Division Claire Olander Telfair Bowen " B " Division Pam Moss Emily Myrick Basketball Free Throw Kim Glass Pat Poole CO-RECREATIONAL PROGRAM Turkey Trot: Men ' s Team UTEP Women ' s Team Beth Corum Co-Rec Faye ' s Gang The Other Big Apple Road Race: Overall Appalachian Track Team Men ' s Superstar Syndrome Women ' s Chi-0 Chruch 1 Mixed Doubles Telfair Bowen Jane Foody Racquetball Clay Harless Mark Hodges Tennis Mixed Ann Crabtree Mandy Coble Doubles Chris Leonard Richard Whitehead Tw o On Two Malcolm Sanders Lowder Krejci Basketball Gail Moody Handball Singles Ruth Drechsler Chris Reed m " - 4tettrittttM ' ik Ht .mm mm Whether a flip of the disc, a race down the slopes, or a dash for the goal line - frisbee, ski, football and rugby enthusiasts JOIN THE CLUB to make a game of it. The ultimate Nomads dive for he frisbee on a " training field " about half the size of a football turf • a weathered patch of grass tagged " The Mall " . Rugby scrummers rought it on State Farm Field, site of festive dormitory pig pickings. The Ski Team races down inclines on Beech f ountain, and padded club football linemen and backs dominate their league at Conrad Stadium. The playing fields and classification differ, but club athletes do share the same sacrifice, sweat, and enjoyment of varsity stars. VICTORY DENIED ASU CLUB FOOTBALL Front Row; Mark Goode, Dan Vogel, Norman Ford, Gary Leach, Jim Jones, Brian Garner, Jay Hudgins, Keith Leitner, Second Row; Greg Rogers, John Crabtree, Jim Brannon, Jack Kasell, Jeff Chrisman, Dow Carter, Ron Dahart, Ricky Hedden. Third Row; Scott Gardner, John Neblett, Todd Stout, Steve Potak, Donald Price, Paul Morgan, Felix Beasley, Eric Vernon. Fourth Row; Donald Briders, David Golding, Kevin Clements, Daren Ashley, David Lamm, Jeff Venrick, Steve Genator (Asst. Coach, Tudd Dean (Head Coach). Fifth Row; Lee Richardson, Bruce Green. A third consecutive state crown eluded ASU ' s Club Football team by three points. ARTICLE BY JIM BRANNON PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE SPARKS The glory slipped from their grasp. The Appalachian State Club Football team slid into a 9-6 defeat versus Duke in a soaked Conrad Stadium to fall three points shy of a third consecutive state title. ASU went undefeated in league play this year. Over the past three years, the club has dominated the league and has achieved an impressive record of 27 wins against only 5 losses. The squad is one of Appalachian State ' s few consistent win- ners. Offensively, the team was led by quarterback Paul Morgan. An excellent passer who has an array of receivers at his disposal, Morgan ' s primary targets over the years have been tight end Jim Brannon and flanker Ricky Hedden, but newcomers Gary Leach and Jeff Chris- mon also became receiving threats this year. On the ground, the clubbers were a perpetual powerhouse. Donald Bridgers, perhaps the finest all-around back in the league, was complimented this year by newcomer standout Mark Goode. Fresh- man halfback David Lamm also worked into the Apps strong running attack. Defensively, ASU consistantly ranks as the best in the league. Captain linebacker Dan Voge! led the clubber ' s defense along with fellow linebackers Jack Kasell and John Hampton. Jeff Venrick and David Golding headed up the App ' s secondary while the defensive line was sparked by veteran Felix Beasley and newcomer John Neblett. Appalachian State ' s club football team was 3 points away from becoming the only team in the school ' s history to claim three consecutive state champion- ships. The team is obviously quite proud of this. More important than winning to these guys, however, are the friendships] they develop. Playing club ball gives! players a chance to meet people and have] a good time. This is what ASU club ' football is all about, and this is what the players ultimately gain in the end. Championships are won each year, but friendships last forever. The members of ASU ' s club football team are definitely! winners, but more importantly, they are] friends. This type of football is physically punishing and violent, but surprisingly graceful. ARTICLE BY JEFF MCGALLIARD PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE SPARKS rug ' be : a kind of football, a forerunner of the American game, first played at Rugby school: is played with an oval ball by teams of fifteen players each and in which play is continuous; kicking, dribbling, lateral passing, tackling and the scrum are featured, and interference and obstruction are not permitted. el e gant : characterized by refined grace or dignified propriety especially in appearance or manner: tastefully correct or refined. vi e lens : exertion of any physical force so as to injure or abuse. Rugby is violent indeed; being both extremely fast paced and physically punishing. The elegant aspect of the game is not readily apparent to those seeing it for the first time but is there nonetheless. Once the basic rules and strategies are understood the game undergoes a trans- formation. What once seemed chaotic becomes more orderly, the grace and skill inherent in the game become more pronounced; and at last elegance is realized. Here at Appalachian, rugby is not as refined as it is in other parts of the world RUGBY TEAM Front Row; Charlie Magruder. Second Row; Joseph Poletti, Mark Miller, Lance Smith, Martin Banish, Mike Penner, Bruce Grant, Kelly Welcsh, Ed Woodall, Dave Holley. Back Row; John Wood, Mark Fisher, Bill Kirkland, Jeff Saunders, Chuck Long, Scott Poole, Bill Roll, Jeff McGalliard, Mark Wagoner, Joe Melton, Canter Martin, Bucky Hinson, David Smith. but some things remain the same. You must be in good condition, enjoy rough physical contact, and most important of all, enjoy the camaraderie that is an essential part of the game. Camaraderie is stressed because it is the social aspect of rugby that makes it different from other team sports. At the end of the match both sides cheer their opponents in a tribute to good play and sportsmanship. After the games are over the home team throws a party for the visitors, and for those who have never been to a rugby party, it is definitely an experience you ' ll never forget. This also serves as a chance for the team that lost the game to win the party. The Appalachian Rugby Football Club was formed in 1976 and has been playing a spring and fall schedule every year since. On every match date there are two games; an " A " side for the more experienced players and a " B " side match for those with less experience. The Fall ' 83 season began well for the " A " side and for a time it seemed they would be the N.C. Collegiate Champs. However, several defeats toward the end of the season proved to be their undoing, and they finished the season with only a 4-4 record. The Killer " B ' s " ; on the other hand played well all season and finished 6-1. Disc fever threw some frisbee enthusiasts to form ASU ' s first club frisbee squad. ARTICLE BY SCOTT CLAY PHOTOGRAPHY BY CRYSTAL STOUT 260 The growing sport of Ultimate Frisbee finally took root at ASU this year with the formation of a club frisbee team named the Alien Mountain Nomads. The team consists mainly of those frisbee enthusiasts who pervade Sanford Mall on almost any warm day. The team members are from all different backgrounds but have one common interest: throwing a plastic disc. In their first season, this diverse group of frisbee players had no coach and no organized practices, just a love for the sport and unpolished talent. However, following the initiative of Dean Forbis, they banded together into a team with enough depth and talent to wrap up the season undefeated. The success of the Nomad ' s first season was largely due to their superior depth and cohesiveness. Each team member was a strong competitor, thus substitutions were frequent. This gave the Nomad ' s a vital edge in the physically demanding sport of Ultimate Frisbee. Furthermore, the cohesiveness enabled them to work together effectively with any combination of players. Both the depth and cohesiveness of the Nomads are a result of the many pick up games the players played on Sanford Mall. The Alien Mountain Nomads played four experienced teams during their first season, playing all games on the road. The first match was against UNCC. Never having played together against another team, the Nomads were unsure of their ability as a unit. However, after winning the first game 11 to 8, the Nomads gained confidence and devastated UNCC 11 to 2 in the second game, thus winning the match. The next three matches were played at NC State where a two day tournament was held. The teams included ASU, NC State, Wake Forest, and East Carolina. The Nomads tied the first match with East Carolina on day one of the tournament by winning the first game 12 to 5 and falling behind 13 to 14 in the second. The second day of the tour- nament proved to be more successful for the Nomads as they punished NC State 11 to 6 and defeated Wake Forest 11 to 9. Although the season was short, it was exciting. The thrill of 40 yard touchdown passes and quick turnovers kept the adrenalin flowing, and the extra effort of a diving catch was well worth it in the end because ASU ' s Ultimate Frisbee team. The Alien Mountain Nomads, are win- i SKIING UPHILL For the ASU Ski Team, competition is a struggle withiout a university push. members of the organization who enjoy racing. The team receives no finances, no transportation vehicles for away meets in Virginia and Tennessee, and no preferred scheduling of classes for racers who practice three afternoons a week at Beech For the ASU Ski Team, things are not all downhill. The team has won six conference championships in the last seven years, sending two teams to the National Championships - without the support of the university. ASU recognizes only the Ski Club, considering the competitive team as Mountain. Yet, the National Collegiate Ski Association considers the racers a University team, setting eligibility stand- ards such as grade point average requirements. Rich Little, president of the Ski Club and a competitive racer, says, " The team should be a University sport like basketball and football, and at the very least the team deserves some help from the school. " With or without support. Ski Team advocates insist that the ASU slope legacy will still survive. " We will continue to live through the members ' hard work and financial help from the business commun- ity, " Little attests. Last season, both the men ' s and women ' s teams qualified for the Nation- als in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. The racers hope to make the trip again; this time to Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The skiers also pursue the goal of their seventh Southern Conference Champion- ship. One major long range hope: a little push down the slopes from ASU. ARTICLE BY MICHELLE PLASTER ASU SKI TEAM Front Row; Curtis Herring, Scott Boutilier (coach), Greg Ciener, Tod Mullis, Kevin Kaiper. Second Row; Mark Miller, Scott Powell, William Pruitt, Christy Leibfried, Tasse Alexander, Dean Forbis, Earl Loser. Back Row; Dale Spencer, John Holder, Rich Little (captain), Dean Perna. Not Pictured; Tina Bradshaw, Caron Owen, Laura Gray, John Slaughter. i X , -l ' ■ TOUGH COMPETITION PLUS SNOWSHOE FACTOR ' PIT ASU ' S SPRING ATHLETES AGAINST FORMIDABLE " OPPONENTS AND MOTHER NATURE t What ' s the best training shoe for a spring athlete? For IVIountaineers, a snowshoe. Before Boone, spring sports was striding around a cinder track catching those first rays, watching the cracl of the bat under a shady visor, or lobbing a tennis ball over the net with a sunny §lace squinting your eyes. But as every athlete in black and gold knows, a Mountaineer spring is no ordinary ' fun in the sun ' . Sometimes the toughest opponent is Mother Nc sweatsuit Jj - ,M -i«r . Mountaineer pitcher Kevin Simmons, caught during his defivery from the mound by Mike Sparl(s in a triple exposure photograph. ' 84 SPORTS PREVIEW: SOFTBALL COMING THROUGH THE TRANSITION " Improving our win-loss record by at least ten wins is a very realistic goal. " - Coach Toni Wyott With the painful memories of last year ' s mediocre season still firm in her mind, head Softball Coach Toni Wyatt looks to the new season to try and improve on last year ' s performances and record. The outlook for this season is once again an optimistic one and the players, fans, and coaches are certainly prepared to experience the " thrills " of victory this season. The 1983- ' 84 squad returns some very experienced players, with five seniors, includ- ing standout third baseman Sandy O ' Loughlin and first baseman Ashley Atkins. This fall ' s tryouts and practices have continued to provide reason for an optimistic outlook. With talented walk-ons vying for playing time and creating a new level of competitiveness, the overall attitude around the diamond is much improved over the attitude of a year ago. If the Lady Apps can avoid the problems that plagued them last season, " improving our win-loss record by at least ten wins is a very realistic goal, " says Coach Wyatt. " The club needs to stay away from the cancellations, injuries, and bad weather. " With so many indications pointing to a successful campaign, it seems almost impossible for the breaks not to go the Lady Apps ' way this year. OPTIMISM AND DISAPPOINTMENT Struggling through sloppy weather, injuries and a lack of depth, ' 83 teams persevere. louring the 1982-83 softball cam- paign, optimism was the prediction and disappointment was the result. It is always an added pressure to a team ' s goals to have an optimistic prediction to try and uphold, and last season for the Lady Apps softballers was no exception. Last year, the Lady Apps accom- plished what would have been a successful record for many teams: an even record matching 18 wins against 18 losses. The list of reasons why the Apps ' record remained only even is an easy one to compile; last year was a transition year, there were many inexperienced players in the lineup playing every day, and above all,! weather in the Appalachian region was ' typically severe. It was detrimental in the sense that practices were cancelled more often, games were frequently offset, and athletes were more vulner- able to injuries. Because of these three major reasons, along with other intangi- ble factors, last year ' s season was not one to stand out in the record books. From all things something can be learned. Coach Toni Wyatt ' s squad certainly learned much from the experiences of a year ago. Having gained valuable experience, the team as a unit came together and peaked towards the latter days of the season. Adjusting to the various elements experienced along with the Mountain- eer ' s lifestyle determined many facets of the 1983 - 84 team - facets such as team leadership, defensive stalwarts, and offensive firepower. The time for reflection is now past for the Lady Apps. With so many positive signs in store for this year ' s campaign. Coach Wyatt will try once again, with better success no doubt, to fulfill the potential that her team once again possesses. Coach Toni Wyatt attentively watches her players ' progress. L ooking back on the 1982- ' 83 base- ball season, a season with many ups and downs, injuries to key players, and an untimely losing streak, one would expect to be pleased with a 33 win season. Mountaineer baseball coach Jim Morris is more than pleased with his squad and their performance of a year ago. Morris, now entering his eleventh year at the helm for the Mountaineers, feels good about last season ' s success mainly because the team overcame many early obstacles. Obstacles such as three ASU players giving up their final season of eligibility to play professional baseball, the team getting off to a slow start (1-7 in the league standings), and being forced to use young players in key positions early in the season, were over come by Coach Morris and his young Mountaineer squad. By season ' s end, Morris had utilized these obstacles to his advantage, winning 17 out of 18 games and moving his team back into respectability in the league standings (tied for fourth place). Last season ' s 33 and 14 mark was accomplished mainly because of the transitions that were forced on the Mountaineers and their long range effects on the club. First of all, the pitching staff was reduced to an all freshman and sophomore rotation that finished with a respectable 3.20 earned run average. Secondly, the young team made defense their hallmark becoming especially strong up the middle with Tom Sans at second base, Rusty Weaver at shortstop, and experienced senior Ron Vincent playing centerfield. Finally, the Mountaineers returned some key starters at crucial positions such as first baseman Kim Arey, outfielder Robbie Peele, and lefthanded hurler Russ Warfield, that came through continously during the cam- paign and provided the leadership and performances necessary to insure the Apps their third 30 win season in as many years. Coach Morris most certainly can be proud of his 1982-83 squad ' s accom- plishments both on the field and in the record books, but he is careful not to get caught up in looking at the past. The new season is upon us and once again it is time for Coach Morris to do what it takes to accomplish another successful Mountaineer baseball cam- paign. ARTICLES BY DAN HAMILTON PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE HOBBS Overcoming the obstacles of inexperience and injuries, ASU ' s baseball and softball squads compiled respectable records. At top left, pitcher Lori Treiber sets aim for a strike; while below, Mary Marrett connects for a base hit against the visiting Milligan team. Near left, shortstop Rusty Weaver makes the put-out at second base. Above, the Mountaineer dugout lends support and expresses concern. ' 84 SPORTS PREVIEW: BASEBALL ' A WHOLE NEW BALLGAME ' The new divisional play format includes six more conference games and a year-end tournament. In collegiate baseball, following a 30 win season is no easy task. It is one, however, that the Apps will be trying to accomplish for the third consecutive year. This year ' s prospectus is especially tough, for the Mountaineers are facing new divisional play format in the conference, and they are heavily laden with first year players. The keys to Mountaineer success will be adjusting to the new conference format, getting the team leadership from this year ' s seniors, and scoring runs to compliment an accomplished defense and pitching staff. The unique dimension of the 1983-84 squad is that the seniors have plenty of thirty-win experience. In fact, they have known nothing else. They include: Rusty Weaver, Dave Keene, Russ Warfield, Rich Bosley, Joe Mengele, and Jeff Sosebee. ■The pitching staff returns intact with everyone healthy, and must remain so in order to repeat last year ' s impressive stats. Pete Hardee and Kevin Simmons led the pitching corps in innings pitched last year and will be looked to for more of the same dependability. This season will be a new one of sorts in the Southern Conference. It will feature a new divisional play format that will provide for six more conference games and a year-end conference tournament. This will also mean that many teams will have to play three conference games in a given weekend. In order for this year ' s campaign to be a successful one, the team will have to improve on strong defensive and pitching units, stay healthy, score runs and win close games. The team should improve but because of youth, divisional play, and a tougher schedule, the Mountaineers will need to continue in their successful ways of recent years past to achieve records comparable to those of the last three seasons. Third baseman Mark Hodges connects for a base-hit, working toward his .285 average. ' 84 SPORTS PREVIEW: WOMEN ' S TENNiS THE 1984 NET RETURN Despite " defaults " of losing top swingers, the Lady Apps are set to bounce back with a new coach. " The girls have their work cut out for them. " So conceded Coach Louis Meehan of the 1984 women ' s tennis team. Competition served the fall volley program three losses, but the Lady Apps hope to return the favor to tough opposition this spring. As Meehan says, " It will be a challenge " without the competitiveness of the top two players, MVP Susan McDanald and Francie Robison, who was undefeated through seven matches last fall. " I don ' t care who you bring in, " said Meehan. " Those girls are hard to replace. " Fortunately, ASU will have the backhand and leadership of junior Jane Foody, who was an asset at the net last season. Depth is one key to success, since some recruits in the line-up are green to college competition. Lisa Barbee of Durham, NC is one freshman who will improve with more exposure. " She ' s a very conscientious kid, " Meehan said. " She gets real upset when she loses. " Since Meehan left in January after a one and a half year tenure as head coach of the Lady Netters, he will not see the results of a young team that has lost its top two volleyers. Melissa Miller has added the women ' s tennis squad to her duties as field hockey coach. A former ASU tennis player, the 1980 graduate contributes her knowledge of exercise physiology and competitiveness to reign as head mentor. Miller hardly inherits a weak squad. As Meehan says of the 1984 number one singles player Jane Foody, " She ' s really clutch. " Of returnees Laura Pilegge and Lee Chaiken, he adds, " I know what they can do, and they ' re going to win. " Grimacing at the net is Lee Chaiken as she returns a volley. Clockwise from top above, Laura Pilegge works hard in a practice session; Ready to serve a point, Melanie Riley concentrates on form; Bob Allsbrook crouches low to return a shot; Robbie Lowe reaches high; Laura Gray practices her strokes. HIT AND MISS The men ' s season served up in their favor, but the women lost some nail biters. ARTICLES BY MICHELLE PLASTER PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE HOBBS It was a first in the history of ASU Black and Gold. The men ' s tennis squad, with a 21-10 win-loss statistic for 1983, was victor- ious in over 20 matches for the second consecutive year. As a sophomore, Frank Caruso ' s hard hitting strategy won nearly twenty singles contests and MVP recognition. The Coral Springs, Florida native compiled the best record on a team whose basis of success was not in- dividual numbers, but a group concept. The Mountaineers swung together to best all Southern Conference foes except the top two teams in the league, Furman and UT-Chattanooga. High- lights of the season included nail biting victories against Davidson and Jackson- ville University by narrow 5-4 margins. Seniors Bob Allsbrook, Butch Dunn, and Fred Pfuhl helped lend leadership as well as racquets to the team concept. All three veterans were examples of quickness and consistency. Southpaw Richard Gabriel was win- ner both on the tennis court and in the classroom, compiling a 16-7 number four seed singles record and nearly a 4.0 grade point average as a math and computer science major. He was one of 19 national recipients of a Division I Scholar-Athlete Award. Head Coach Bob Light said of his athletes, " It was a team that picked each other up at opportune times. " I o Coach Louis Meehan, the 1983 women ' s tennis squad was better than their 15-12 record indicates. " We lost many close matches, " he admitted. " That may reflect on my being a first year coach, but we had a talented team. " Case in point: MVP Susan McDan- ald, a tough serving southpaw. A talented overall athlete with a strong arm, McDanald combined technical skill with competitive drive to oust opponents. Francie Robison, a hustling baseline player, was an undefeated volleyer during the 1983 fall schedule. " A lot of matches could have gone either way. It ' s just who wanted it, " the determined netter noted. Though Melanie Riley ' s 1983 win-loss record was not as successful as she hoped, the Georgia native was an asset to the squad in her competitive tennis debut. A former record-holder in the water, Riley took to the courts when the ASU swimming program drowned. Meehan said, " The tough swim work- outs have had a carry over effect. She was a positive effect on the team and knows how to win. " Meehan said of his first coaching year, " We were very close to winning 20 matches. " The Lady Apps slammed Jacksonville University on a Florida road trip, and netted victories versus such racquet powers as Furman and Tennessee State University. ' 84 SPORTS PREVIEW: MEN ' S TENNIS HOW MAY 1 SERVE YOU? Former winning basketball coach Bob Light is not raising a racquet. Who is the most winning basketball coach in ASU history? Fifteen year roundball Coach Bob Light is still coaching, but not inside the gymnasium. In his eighth season as the helm for men ' s tennis, the racquet professional has already established a record standard in the tennis logs: two consecutive 20-victory seasons. How about a third? Five of last spring ' s top six return to make another 20-win spring a probability. 1983 MVP Frank Caruso, now a junior, utilized hard hitting consistency to compile nearly 20 wins last season. The team ' s best overhead hitter is senior Robbie Lowe, who will add leadership and an awesome forehand. Richard Gabriel is another senior. A left- hander, Gabriel is noted for his steady baseline performance. Add sophomores Laneal Vaughn, (a pro at his two-handed backhand), Ben Terrell from Charlotte, Florida native Gary Longo, and Canadian Rob Bentley for depth. Two newcomers should lend a talent to the veteran nucleus - freshman Rusty Woy of Shelby and Dave Siddens, a Lees McCrae transfer. Though Bob Light has had a stellar coaching career thus far, his goals for his 1984 Mountaineer men are modest. " We want to do as well as we can each time we play, " he said. 1983 MVP Frank Caruso practices his backhand. I I ' 84 SPORTS PREVIEW: WOMEN ' S TRACK AND FIELD LEAVING THE COMPETITION BEHIND With top-notch recruits and hardy veterans, ASU ' s women will outdistance and outrace opponents, The ASU women ' s track and field squad will throw longer, jump further, and run faster than rival opponents. Coach John Weaver has added blue chip recruits to the ranks of a developing Southeast powerhouse. Sandra Ford, who has filled the record books with school standards since 1979 when ASU women ' s track was merely a club team, will be missed. But she is the only loss to a team that has acquired talented recruits such as Florida freshman Meg Warren. Warren can hurl the javelin 158 feet, only two feet short of NCAA qualification. She will be an immediate asset since no Lady App has sailed the javelin further than 100 feet since 1980. Also hoisting points in the weight events will be Denise Cornwell, a veteran shot-put specialist. Sprints will be a stronghold for the 1984 squad, since last spring ' s most valuable athlete and leading point scorer Priscilla Coleman returns, along with record-holding relay partners Christy Hunter and Sharon Suggs. Freshman LuAnn Wynn of Charlotte will also add speed. Coach Weaver has nabbed two hurdlers: Tracey Easter, one of North Carolina ' s finest in 13.9 for 100 meters, and Bobbi Puckett, Virginia ' s state champion. However, Weaver admits that the intermediate hurdles, along with the long jump, may be ASU ' s weakest events. After hobbling on the sidelines with a sore knee, senior Donna Kozlowski is training for a comeback in her 800 meter event. In 1982, Kozlowski broke the tape in 2:15.6 for an ASU record. Also in long distance events, recruit Cindy Little, who finished second in North Carohna ' s stat e cross country meet, will help junior Lisa Mitchell of New Jersey keep the pace. Weaver recognizes that his experienced record holders, fortified with top new talent, form a squad that is sure to improve the quality of performances for 1984. In full stride, 1500 meter runner Denise Coholich runs to a new ASU school standard. ASU BRIDESMAIDS CHASE VMI Men ' s Track and Field vie for number one, while the women overcome mother nature. ARTICLES BY MICHELLE PLASTER PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE HOBBS La ast spring when Coach Bob Pollock wore VMFs red and gold to workouts, his track and field squad knew he wanted revenge in his athletes. Pollock wanted VMI. By the end of the afternoon, the team would be ready to kick their blistered feet up and rest from exhaustion. It was not enough that his men defeated UNC by a 98 point margin, that they claimed their third consecu- tive Davidson Relays crown, or even that his athletes had rewritten the record books. The Southern Conference Championship that had eluded his Mountaineers by a slight three tallies to VMI the season before had left Pollock ' s co-captain Bobby Wilhoit vengeful too. " Last year was a hard loss to swallow, " the Greensboro native said. " We should go into the meet (Southern Conference Championship) with the realization that the guy in front of you could be the difference between confer- ence champs and second place. " But in 1983, the difference between ASU ' s second place and VMFs fifth championship was 22 points. A frustrated Pollock stated, " We have been bridesmaids for four out of the last five years. It is time to win the darn thing. " Though the team did not bring home a championship trophy, David Carter, who has not been home to Barbados since he began striding for the Apps three years ago, compiled 22 V2 points, including a Southern Confer- ence Track Record in the 400 meter dash. In the distance events, Bobby Wilhoit leaped through eight laps of barriers and water jumps to claim conference honors in the 3000 meter steeplechase. Four-time triple jump champ Robbie Mosley ' s last meet just so happened to be his fourth NCAA Championship appearance, where he finished ninth in the nation. I or John Weaver ' s 1983 Women ' s Track and Field, mother nature was the toughest adversary. Still, the Lady Apps slopped through muddy jump pits, splashed in puddles of rain, and sprinted down slippery track surfaces with soaking clothes to shatter 14 ASU All Time Performance records. Coach Weaver spoke of the frigid cold and driving rain that was hardly conducive to record-setting standards. " Quality and class rise to the top, " he praised his athletes. " I didn ' t hear complaints from our girls. The weather was uncomfortable, but they sucked it in and performed. " One top performer who easily handled the weather was Priscilla Coleman. The speedy sprinter ' s legs could move just as fast in warm tights as she set ASU records in both the 100 and 200 meter spurts, missing NCAA qualification in the 200 meter distance by two tenths of a second. She also helped teammates Sandra Ford, Christy Hunter, and Sharon Suggs blaze to a new 400 meter relay record. Ford is the fastest quarter mile woman to ever lace track shoes for ASU, and Suggs owns the 100 meter hurdles record. Hunter may not be tall, but she can stride, ranking second on the All Time list behind Coleman in both short sprints. Lisa Mitchell of New Jersey is the ASU ' s ' 83 track and field teams set a record breaking pace against tough competition. At far left, Steve Jeck prepares for his shot- put event. Near left, Chuck Mack floats seven feet to clear the high jump bar. Above, Coach Pollock helps Lisa Mitchell pick up the pace. best Mountaineer distance runner ever, so training up to eighty miles a week has paid off, since Mitchell claims records in all three distance events. Denise Coholich and Tammy Sawyer are small but strong middle distance record-holding specialists, and Denise Cornwell can hurl the shot-put three feet further than any girl ever wearing the black and gold of ASU. Teamwise, the squad defeated UNC, captured their second consecu- tive Davidson Relays crown, dominated the ASU Track Classic, and fought to a first place tie at the James Madison Open. Hopefully, the Lady Apps will outdistance all foes slated for the 1984 schedule - weather included. ' 84 SPORTS PREVIEW: MEN ' S TRACK AND FIELD IF THERE BE THORNS In their run for the roses, the ASU men ' s track and field squad must be wary of all competition in quest of Southern Conference gold. Bob Pollock, who has compiled a 44-7 win-loss statistic in his decade as head track and field coach, admits his flaws. " Maybe I ' ve made the mistake of pointing a finger, saying, ' that is the team to beat, ' " he said. But as he notes, " Other teams can be the thorn in your side. At the Southern Conference Champion- ship Meet, we ' ve got to beat every darn school there. " The key - a consistent, total effort from both seasoned veterans and highly touted recruits. Flukey Herndon and Mike Rigsbee are the two best ASU 100 meter dash men of all time. The pair, who also share 400 and 800 meter relay records with Dave Carter, along with freshman recruit Richard Gwyn, should help compile points. Herdon ' s fall conditioning program was serving as a receiver for Mack Brown ' s 1983 football campaign. Carter, who can cover one lap around the track in a little over 46 seconds, narrowly missed qualifying for the NCAA Championship meet in the 1983 competition. Mike Brooks and Steve Jeck will add weight to the field events. Brooks, a former Southern Conference discus champion, finished in the top three in both the discus and the hammer all last spring and returns slimmer and stronger after summer Marine Corps Officer Training. Jeck shattered the shot put record in his premiere season last March. World class marathon runner Carlton Law is back after a tenure of road racing for Nike, and Bobby Wilhoit, the best steeplechase and 10,000 meter runner ever to don black and gold, returns. Senior Jesse Dingle will again sweat blood for his specialty, the 800 meter event. Last season at the conference meet Dingle hobbled on a broken leg in the gun lap, finishing last. The stress fracture has healed, and the ASU record holder is ready to repeat his freshman year performance as conference champ. Robbie Mosley, who missed All America status by one half inch in the triple jump, has graduated. But Carl Harris is back, along with freshman prospect Michael Hanks to score tallies in the long and triple jumps, while blue chip recruit Kinard Bynum will help Walt Foster and Scotty Gilmer in the high and intermediate hurdle races. Last season, Greg Buckner was the lone high jumper. Junior college transfer Chuck Mack, whose sweat pants boast that he is a member of the " seven foot club, " will add depth. This spring. Mack has soared over heights of 7 ' 2 " , and he is hungry after being ineligible for a year of competition. The Mountaineer men are impressive on paper, but Pollock promises more than statistics when he says of his athletes, " They ' d rather let their actions do the talking for them. " ' 84 SPORTS PREVIEW: WOMEN ' S COLE GREEN ON THE GREEN First-year coach Tom Adams says of his lady golfers, " I ' m young and they ' re young. " Tom Adams is the third women ' s golf coach in three years. In describing his new position and the inexperienced golfers in the line-up, he says, " I ' m young and they ' re young. " Both the coach and the athletes are inexperienced but talented. Of his athletes, Adams notes, " The girls have a lot of potential. I ' ve got to bring out their best. " Training consists more of course man- agement than perfection of golf swings. But Boone weather conditions are one limitation for the Lady Apps. Returning sophomore Edie Hancock related the adversity of snow. " We probably won ' t be able to see the ground until March, " she said. 1983 MVP Leigh Maddox is facing another adversity. Maddox is not into the swing of things yet, recovering from a broken leg suffered last spring in an unfortunate mishap. As a junior, she is the oldest golfer, providing leadership and team spirit. Big hitting sophomores Jean Garthier and Wendy Burton join Maddox and Hancock in the line-up, along with Jennifer Henshaw, another sophomore with steady control. Two talented freshmen join the nucleus - mentally tough Shelly Laney of Charlotte and Angle Ridgeway of South Carolina, who has a technically expert swing. Recognizing the potential of his squad, Adams said, " If we have a problem, it is that we are all learning. " LEIGH AND LEE HAD THE STROKES 1983 ' s poor statistics aside, Leigh IVIaddox and Lee Duncan were par for the course. ARTICLES BY MICHELLE PLASTER PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE SPARKS Statistics for 1983 men ' s golf? Head Coach Sam Adams isn ' t proud of them. ASU ' s best finish last spring was sixth of nine squads at a South Carolina tournament. Though Larry Eller, Peter Rucher, David Osmer, and Jeff Owens were seniors, they were inexperienced since the season before, other seniors had teed off against most of the competition. Coach Sam Adams was hardly a veteran either in his premiere coaching duty. MVP Lee Duncan was one bright spot with his power and steady game. But Adams, who refrains from singling out his athletes, contends that his coaching philosophy is based not to win and loss statistics or par scores but rather grade point averages. " My The concentration of Shelly Laney. Clockwise from above, top Mountaineer Invitational scorer Shelly Laney eyes the competition, at Boone Golf Club. Ron Kelly demonstrates his form on the fairway. Angle Ridge displays a winning swing. Pat Danehy tees off on the ninth hole. Pat Danehy and Kevin Hughes watch the putting technique of Mike Beaver. attitude is that they are students first and golfers second, " he said. One thing Adams is proud of, if not last spring ' s tournaments, is that all his seniors received their educational degrees. Wi N, ot only did the 1983 women ' s golf squad tee off for few practice sessions, but they only swung competitively in two tournaments last spring. Boone ' s cruel weather forced Joel Furnari ' s golfers to begin training later than other opponents. Even when competition began, the Lady Apps were limited to a mere two tournaments due to lack of finances. The team placed a respectable fifth in a field of nine sctiOols at premiere, a William and Mary tour- nament in Virginia. However, they played poorly during a Florida road trip after MVP Leigh Maddox toppled down some stairs just before loading up for Florida, shattering her leg in three places. Maddox, whose trademark is the short game-putting and chipping, attributes mental performance to the poor statistics of last season ' s athletes. " What kills us is that we ' ll have a bad hole here, and a bad hole there. Then frustration blows the whole score, " she said. Hopefully, a more consistent practice schedule and mental prepara- tion will help things swing ASU ' s way in 1984. ' 84 SPORTS PREVIEW: MEN ' S COLE TEE FOR TWO Will men ' s golf, after two disappointing fall tournaments, swing into conference contention? Already the 1984 men ' s golf squad has teed off for two fall tournaments. Despite a tie for eighteenth place in a 26-team field on Brown Hog Mountain and a dismal last place tie at Duke University, Head Coach Sam Adams asserts that ASU could swing into conference contention by Spring. " We are very inexperienced but we have the potential to be one of the better teams in the conference, " Adams noted. " I expect the freshmen to continue improvement, and by the conference tournament in May we should be very competitive. " Freshmen Mike Beaver, Kevin Hughes, Ricky Nichols, and Brian Tiddy along with sophomores Lee Bailey and Claude Reid are vying for traveling squad positions. But the lone senior, Lee Duncan, is a sure chip as the number one drive on a team that is green to college competition. " Lee is one of the top players in the conference, " praised Adams. " I expect him to challenge for the individual conference championship. " In 1983 Duncan ' s power and consistency earned him MVP glory and he will provide good strokes as well as leadership in 1984. Pat Danehy sizes up the putt. A FALL PALETTE During fall, ASU athletes don black and gold to tackle, run and score amidst crimson, burnt orange, lemon, and copper patches on branches. They face enemy colors of opponents on green turf and wooded trails until the palette of colors falls with the leaves. BIGIvlACK ATTACK ARTICLE BY BRIAN HOAGLAND PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE SPARKS AND MIKE HOBBS Freshman tailback John Settle races 40 yards for his second touchdown of the day against James Madison. Settle ran for 161 yards in the game. Head coach Mack Brown instructs quarterback Randy Joyce (left) and John Hooten during a game. Head coach Mack Brown instructs quarterback Randy Joyce (left) and John Hooten dur- ing a game. ASU Football bites the opposition for an improved season under new head coach Mack Brown. The Mountaineers take the field in Conrad Stadium for the first time in ' 83 against James l Aadison. The Apps ' new look was quickly evident as they donned brand new uniforms. Inset - Everett Withers (left) and Johnny Sowell (20) confer with one another before the contest. A promising football season under first year head coach Mack Brown began with a shocking 27-25 upset victory at Wake Forest and ended with a 41-15 defeat at Western Carolina. Injuries and a lack of depth keyed the Mountaineer downfall which saw the Apps drop three of their last four games after a 4-1 start. " Our most obvious problem was inju- ries, " said Brown, who came to ASU in December of 1982 to replace the fired Mike Working. " The last four weeks we couldn ' t even practice the way we would have liked to. " " The injuries created a snowballing effect which gave us no depth. Younger, smaller players would have to play and they got injured. " Despite the injury problems, there were several highlights in the Moun- taineers ' 83 campaign. The most obvious was the win over Wake Forest. Heavily favored, the Demon Deacons possessed one of the finest collegiate quarterbacks in the nation in Gary Schofield. The Apps answered with a young, inexperienced secondary. Wake Forest scored on its first possession for a quick 7-0 lead. ASU then drove to Wake ' s one-yard line only to fail to score on fourth down. But in the second quarter, line- backer Joel Carter intercepted Schofield and returned the ball 48 yards for a touchdown. After a 54- yard Bill Van Aman field goal gave the Mountaineers a 10-7 halftime lead, Carter intercepted another pass and returned it 30 yards for his second touchdown. A late Wake Forest score was not enough and the Apps were upset winners. Later that night more than 1,000 fans greeted the team in Boone amid rolls of toilet paper and the chant of " ASU! ASU! ASU! " The celebration ended the following week in the Mountaineers first home contest of the season. The James Madi- son Dukes crashed ASU ' s party 24-20, at Conrad Stadium. A 161-yard rushing performance by freshman tailback John Settle was not enough to beat the Dukes. Settle ' s fumble at midfield late in the game sealed the victory for JMU. The Mountaineers displayed their act on CBS regional television a- gainst The Citadel on September 24, and won 27-16. Here, Johnny Sowell gains a first down on a fake punt. Defensive lineman Leroy Howell eyes ASU ' s 27-25 upset victory over Wake Forest. Howell, who is considered a pro prospect, was plagued by a shoulder injury much of the season. BIG MACK ATTACK On the year, Settle rushed for 613 yards and caught 37 passes for an additional 215 yards. At the end of the season, he was chosen Southern Conference Freshman of the Year. After the JMU loss, the Apps took out their frustration on an outmanned VMI team in a 31-0 victory at Conrad. It gave ASU its first SC victory of the season. The shutout was the first since 1971 within the conference. It was also the largest victory margin against an SC foe since 1979, when ASU beat Marshall, 45-7. The win also enabled the Apps to climb into the Division I-AA Top Twenty poll also, as they were picked 18th. It marked the first time in the school ' s history that its football team had been ranked in the Top Twenty. ASU then displayed its act before a CBS regional television audience the following Saturday at The Citadel, another league foe. Behind a powerful ground game that netted 218 yards, ASU jumped out to a 24-7 halftime lead. Bulldog quarterback Quarterback Randy Joyce unloads a pass to tailback Alvin Parker against The Cita- del. ASU scored 24 points in the first half to impress a CBS television audience. Tailback John Settle keeps his balance against VMI. At right, tailback Derek Jenkins slows to a halt after scoring on a 31 -yard touchdown run against VMI. He was later injured In the contest and failed to play again for the rest of the season. ASU ' s defense, nicknamed the ' Black Bandits ' , swarms over JMU quarterback Tom Bowles. Leading the charge are James Howard (15), Tim Greene (28) and Paul Sheets. Robert Hill led The Citadel to two second half scores, but a fourth quar- ter goal line stand preserved the Apps ' 27-16 win. But the victory was costly. It gave a hint of things to come as senior captains John Garner and Terrell Murphy went down with injuries. At East Tennessee State the follow- ing week, ASU racked up its third straight conference win, a 27-11 shelling. Keyed by a big play aerial game, the Apps coasted as quarterback Randy Joyce and Alonzo Upshur hooked- up on big gains. The usually effective Mountaineer ground game was stifled by the Bucs, so the Apps took to the air. The biggest play came when Joyce hit Upshur on a 72-yard touchdown bomb. " Upshur played as good as he could play this year, " said Brown. " I can ' t believe anyone who caught more deep passes. As we found out how good he was, we kept going to him more and more over the course of the season. " Despite over 800 yards in recep- tions and 35 catches, Upshur was left off the All-Southern Conference team. The win over ETSU propelled the Mountaineers into the 10th spot in Division I-AA polls. The Apps were also in a great position to challenge for the conference crown with a 3-0 league mark. " We still weren ' t a good football team at that point, " said Brown. " The injuries were beginning to catch up with us. " Among App starters who were side- lined during the season were Carter, defensive lineman Leroy Howell, defen- sive back Everette Withers, and offen- sive lineman Jeff Wilson. ASU had reached its peak for the ' 83 season. The following week, in a key con- ference matchup against UT — Chatta- nooga, the Mountaineers were demolished 30-9 at home. UT— C ' s wishbone attack controlled the football while ASU ' s ground game garnered a meager 74 yards. " Everything started mounting and I could feel it (the loss) coming, " said Brown. " There was no way to stop the injuries and we caught Chattanooga at the worst possible time, when they were struggling. " The Apps barely squeaked out a Homecoming win against Gardner- Webb the following Saturday, 21-17. Trailing 17-7 late in the fourth BIG MACK ATTACK quarter, Upshur saved the Mountaineers again. He first caught a 54-yard touch- down bomb, then set up Alvin Parker ' s game-winning four-yard run with a 51-yard reception. Furman ended any App hopes of a SC championship when they destroyed ASU in Greenville, SC, the next week, 49-0. The loss lowered the Apps ' record to 5-3, 3-2 in loop play, and dropped them out of the Top Twenty. Two weeks later the Mountaineers dropped their second straight contest with a 33-7 defeat at North Carolina State. The score was not indicative of how close a game it was, however. With four minutes to play in the third quarter, the Wolfpack lead was only 13-7. ASU could have actually been leading at that time had Carter not dropped an interception that would have been a certain touchdown. It was about the only thing Carter failed to do in a remarkable season for him personally. Carter led the team in tackles game after game, and was among the leaders in the SC in that category, but oddly enough, he was left off the all- conference team. " Obviously the two interceptions at Wake were big plays for him, " said Brown. " That ' s a whole year ' s work for most linebackers. But he was in there on tackle after tackle every week. " Reeling after two losses, ASU returned to Conrad hoping for its first winning season in three years. A win over Marshall would guarantee it. Parker ensured the Apps of a winning campaign almost personally, as he rushed for a school record 37 carries for 222 yards and two touchdowns. The ASU rushing game clicked for 339 yards and a 28-19 victory. The ' 83 season ended in Cullowhee, as arch rival Western Carolina buried the Mountaineers, ensuring themselves of a Division I-AA national playoff spot along with Furman. ASU finished fourth in the conference with a 4-3 league mark. " I was pleased with being ranked in the Top Twenty for the first time in ASU history, " said Brown of the season. " Beating Wake and finishing in the upper half of the conference were also Linebacker Cedric Felton mauls JMU quarterback Tom Bowles for a sack. Felton was the Apps ' second leading tackier in ' 83. pluses. We beat every team we should have beat, in addition to Wake Forest. " Brown was also pleased with his teams accomplishments of pre-season goals. " We had three goals this season, " he said. " The first was to come together as one unit. We were a family; a single unit headed in a single direction. We weren ' t worried about personal stats and goals. We were worried about team goals. " Secondly, we wanted to do the best we could do each day, " he added. " We wanted to play hard every game, and we played hard every quarter. " " We also wanted to be stronger or in as good condition as we were when everyone reported. At the end of the season we gave the players the same test we gav e them in the pre-season and all were in just as good or better shape. " Several Appalachian players were mentioned on all-conference ballots at the end of the season, but offensive lineman Ed Boyd was the only one to make the team. Honorable mention players included Settle, Upshur, Wilson, Chris Patton, and Mark Royals. " This team never quit, " said Brown, " and there was a question of that in the past. We played well in the fourth quarter and didn ' t lose a game in the second half in which we led at half time. " Such strategy gave the Apps their first winning season since 1980 - and hope for a bright future within the Southern Conference and NCAA Division I-AA. John Settle was the Apps ' top rusher in ' 83 with 613 yards. With that effort, Settle was picked Southern Conference Freshman of the Year. Congratulations and ' high fives ' were frequent during the Mountaineers ' 83 season, as they battled their way to a winning record. ASU ' s Soccer tradition may now be a myth. Editor ' s Note: Former ASU soccer player Jose Bernal describes the legacy of Mountaineer soccer and his account of its decline. Bernal, a senior from Colombia, South America, competed in black and gold for two seasons before giving up varsity competition in his sport in 1982. The 1983-84 soccer season was a disappointing one. Although Appalachian State University ' s hooters enjoyed a winning season (8-4-6), the overall outcome was negative, and most of all, sad. Why was it a sad season? First, we lost the Southern Conference title. For the first time in seven years and only the second time since 1972, the ASU program is not the " king " of the Southern Conference. We used to enjoy watching our team bring this long honored title to Boone, and not doing it now becomes a heart-felt tragedy for those who love ASU soccer. The squad did not break the Top Ten in the south either, which together with the Southern Conference Championship, was the goal. Deeper than these defeats, however, the saddest of all sorrows to many ASU hard core soccer fans: our soccer team had been the pride and glory here since eleven years ago, when the program began to build up its terrific tradition. Every team shivered in front of our squad; everyone respected us. It was usual to loudly defeat other conference teams by scores of ten or twelve to zero. In the fall of 1979, the now historic soccer team bit University of Chatanooga 22-0. It is hard to believe, is it not? Also very sad is the fact that just a few years ago the team drew three, four, or even five thousand fanatics to the games who by themselves scared the hell out of the opponents. Many, sometimes hundreds, of these fans would follow their beloved ASU soccer team to away contests. Presently it is surprising to find more than 500 people watching a home game. Sad scene. Not all was negative for the Apps, though. Senior Scott Anderson was chosen Most Valuable Player in the Southern Conference. John Nedd of ARTICLE BY JOSE BERNAL P rdCRAPHY BY MIKE SPARKS May Senior veteran Glen Griffen uti- lizes fancy foot- work. John Nedd and Scott Anderson - the two most inte- gral players of the 1983 soccer campaign. Sophomore John Nedd gaines the advantage over a Davidson defender. Y t-- - Trinidad played an outstanding season and is the most promising of all the players for the coming years. Also, the team is a relatively young one and next season may be better. We all hope so, for as coach Rex said at the beginning of the season, " Tradition doesn ' t stand alone; you must build. It ' s in the hands of this year ' s team to continue the tradition. " He is right - tradition does not stand alone. Has it become history then? Thus is appears, but we must wait a couple of more years to give this young team a chance. As John Nedd said, " With the team as it now is, we cannot do much better than we did this season, but if we bring some talented strong players, we may be able to regain the conference and have a good season. " 281 RWIN PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE SPARKS An intent Lynn Carrino prepares to score another goal. Coach Melissa Miller delivers some half-time strategy. Terry Zehnbauer awaits a goal attempt. One gets by sprawling goalie Michelle Zarro. ASU reached deep within to win the Deep South Tourney. One highlight of ASU ' s 1983-84 fall sports program was the women ' s field hockey team. With the support of six consistently strong players, the team overcame early season losses against such powerhouses as Duke to win the Deep South Tournament. These six standouts include seniors Lynn Carrino and Donna Bodine, junior Terry Zehnbauer, sophomore Nancy Skripko, and freshmen Frances Callaway and Michelle Zarro. Early in the season, the team was very dependent on these players, but as the year progressed and the wins added up, the entire team grew more confident. The girls held hopes of victory as they entered the Deep South Tournament. " The team really clicked together, " first year coach Melissa Miller stated. " This helped us to win against Duke. " The Lady Apps knocked off the Blue Devils two games to one, which gave the team the needed momentum to win the tournament. Duke ' s loss came as something of a surprise to the Blue Devil players, as they had foreseen an easy victory over ASU. Following the tournament, both Carrino and Zehnbauer advanced to the National competition in California. Next year Coach Miller hopes to recruit more players to replace the graduating seniors from this year ' s squad. " I ' ll be recruiting hard. It ' ll be a young team and a year of building, but I think we should be successful. " ' 1 iifflm 1 s.-t3 s t ' : ;-f-.T-r;-.; Celia Pearson bumps the ball to the net. 2g4 A senior spiker and a sophomore setter helped the Lady Apps bounce through the season for a credible net return. The ASU volleyball team, coached by Toni Wyatt, overcame inexperience to bounce through an incredible season. They managed 7 wins and 13 losses despite this imperfection. " Our team was young and we needed experience, but we did well, " assistant coach Kathy McDaniel said. " We played some tough teams, so our record didn ' t represent how good we really are. " Two outstanding players contributed to the squad ' s success: senior spiker Lois Grier and sophomore setter Traci Blankenship. Both helped the Lady Apps overcome Southern Conference opponents like Western Carolina and East Tennessee State. Grier slammed six scoring spikes to lead the Mountaineers past UNCC three games to none in an early season victory. Head coach Wyatt brags, " Lois is an awesome hitter; she can really put that ball down. " Assistant coach McDaniel agrees. " Lois is a powerful hitter, and she has been all-conference since she was a freshman. We ' ll be sorry to lose her. " McDaniel spoke of sophomore standout Traci Blankenship. " Without Traci we wouldn ' t have been as strong. Since she was the setter, she was one of the most important players in the game. " Since Western Carolina and ETSU are cited as intense rivals for the volleyers, those contests were two of the most exciting match -ups for the Mountaineers. " Western and East Tennessee are always tight games for us since they ' re in our conference and our rivals, " McDaniel stated. ASU fought for five games before bowing to WCU, and also defeated ETSU in a nail-chewing five-game duel. One exciting match was a learning experience. " The University of Kentucky match was an exciting one, " Blankenship recalled. " They were ranked fifth in the nation when we played them. This made us try hardei to beat them. They also had hugh, powerful players, " she noted. Next year the team hopes to attract quality recruits in order to ad success and excitement next season. And they ' re off! Carlton Law and Todd Goewey challenge the East Tennessee harriers for the Conference crown. An intense meeting with Coach John Weaver and his Lady Apps just minutes before race time. Fast women have good times. Most people will not even get out of bed on a cold, rainy day, let alone do what the women on the Lady App Cross Country team do — run in it. " People don ' t realize what conditions we have to train under, " said sophomore team member Michelle Plaster. Rain is not the only inconvenience these ladies must deal with when they run, but nothing seems to slow them down. It takes great dedication to be a long distance runner. The Most Valuable Runner for 1983 is junior Lisa Mitchell. According to Coach John Weaver, Lisa is a very consistent runner. " We know what to expect from her, " he said. " She ' s not only the team captain, she ' s also the difference between the two. Mitchell is an example of the type of dedicated runner that ASU is proud to call her own. " Weaver described his 1983 team as greatly improved this season. " Everyone of our girls has improved her time, " said Weaver. " The most improved runner this year is Denise Coholich. " At the North Carolina State Championship in Raleigh, ASU ' s women finished in fourth place. Best runners for Appalachian in the 5,000 meter run were Mitchell, Coholich and Tammy Sawyer. When the women ran in the NCAA Region III Championship at Clemson, SC, Mitchell and Coholich were again top runners for ASU. With only one senior on the team, Weaver looks to next year with enthusiasm. " Denise is the only person we will lose, " replied Weaver. " But, she still has one more season of eligibility. She will be doing her student teaching so we hope to see her run for us again. " Other returnees are senior Lisa Mitchell; freshmen Susan Burnette, Traci Hutchens, Cindy Little, and Diane McMahon; sophomores Michelle Plaster, Liz Polk, and Jeanine Saffelle; and juniors Susan Ess and Tammy Sawyer. " We need more recruits to give depth to the team, " said Weaver. " If the returning girls train hard over the summer as well, we ' ll get exactly what we ' re looking for. " " Right now we are one step below our competition, " exclaimed Weaver. " But, this year we gained one whole step in ability. We are definitely headed in the right direction! " Over the hills and far away. Above, the harriers drive for the hill at Moses Cone Park. Freshman Cindy Little is gaining on an Eastern Ken- tucky harrier. At the starting gun, Lisa Mitchell and Tammy Sawyer are off with the pack at the ASU Invitational. For the third time in as many years, the ASU men ' s cross country team fi- nished second in Southern Conference competition. Behind the strong running of three senior members - Bobby Wilhoit, Todd Goewey, and Carlton Law, this year ' s squad also finished ninth in the NCAA Region III Cross Country Championships at Clemson, SC in Nov- ember. These three seniors were selec- ted for the All State Cross Country Team as well as the All Southern Con- ference Cross Country Team. " The North Carolina State Champion- ship (held in October) marked the first time ever at ASU that three athletes were named to the All State Cross Country Team, " said Coach Bob Pollock. A look at the statistics shows that these seniors have helped to compile the 32-1 record during their four year tenure as Mountaineers. In the State Championship ASU placed second (Law), fourth (T. Goewey), and sixth (Wilhoit), in the 8,000 meter run. Shea finished sixteenth and P. Goewey 30th. The Southern Conference Champion race was held at Moses Cone Park in Blowing Rock. " This course, which consists of a rolling terrain, is probably considered the most scenic and beautiful of all the courses, " said Pollock. " The trail is compiled of a grass and pine needle surface which runs through the woods. It is a very challenging course for the run- ners because of the hills and dips. " As Meet Director, Pollock saw the need to shorten the course distance from 10,000 to 8,000 meters. " One reason for this decision was the fact that the state championship was only a week away and it is difficult to run two 10,000 meter races that close together and do the best you can, " said Pollock. " Another reason was due to the unsafe footing of the upper maze of the course around this time of year (fall). " ASU ' s T. Goewey placed seventh in the 8,000 meter event, Wilhoit fi- nished eighth and Law came in at the ninth position. Paul Goewey finished eleventh with Mark Shea right behind in thirteenth place. In the Regionals, T. Goewey placed 19th which was only two places away from qualifying for the NCAA Championship. All State and All Southern Conference Carlton Law is also one of the best marathon runners in the United States. Inset - senior Bobby Wilhoit paces the Mountaineers uphill. As head coach at ASU for 10 years. Pollock has an impressive 66-14 re- cord. He looks forward to a winning season again next year with eight harriers returning. " We ' ll have a young team next year but we have the ability to do as well as we have in the past, " he commented. Returning team members include Shea and Paul Goewey, as well as Harry Williams, Pat Ambrose, Jim Martin, Jeff Shore, Mike Curcio and Mike O ' Neill. Todd Goewey was chosen as the 1983 Most Valuable Runner, and Mike Curcio was selected as the Most Improved Runner. Team captain for 1983 was Bobby Wilhoit, with Paul Goewey taking over the helm next year. Pollock ' s philosophy for his team is simple, and straight forward: " It ' s really great to win, " he said, " but it ' s even better to achieve and be the best you can be. That is when the win- ning comes. " Kenneth Herndon, (second from left) a senior from Lincolnton, NC, dives for the tape in the 55 meter dash. " Flukey " was the Southern Confernce Champion in the event in 1981. Inset - At the finish line of the 55 meter race, it ' s junior Priscilla Coleman (middle) with a lean over Georgia ' s competi- tion. Co-captain Coleman, a Greensboro native, owns five ASU school records including three relay efforts. At the East Tenn- essee State facil- ities, freshman sensation Michael Hanks of Hender- sonville, NC pre- pares mentally for the triple jump. With the reinstatement of the indoor track program, ASU ' s athletes are now allowed to run inside. Although dropped from the Moun- taineer athletic budget one year ago, the Men ' s and Women ' s Indoor Track and Field program has been reinstated this year at ASU. " The Chancellor didn ' t feel that we had good facili- ties in which to train and hold home meets, " explained women ' s head coach John Weaver. " This year ASU reeval- uated the situation and decided that an indoor program would be a big benefit to the outdoor track program. ' Weaver added that the outdoor seasoi looks very competitive now due to thi reinstatement of the indoor activi- ties. The Lady Apps run three to four meets every indoor season between January and February. But, training is a year long process. " Because there is of yet no Southern Conference Championship for women in indoor track, there isn ' t that big meet to look forward to, " stated Weaver. " We use the indoor season as a way to prepare for our outdoor season. " Sophomore speedster Christy Hunter surges to the finish line in the 55 meter event. Weaver added, " Because the Southern Conference phases one sport a year for women into the conference champion- ship, we look forward to an indoor track championship in the next few years. " " Running inside is more confined than on an outdoor course because there just isn ' t as much room, " explained Weaver. " We are always a second or two faster outside because there are less turns and the straight- aways are longer. It ' s harder to get better times inside. " Another disadvantage of running inside is the different types of track surfaces. " We train on a wooden sur- face but meets are run on synthetic surfaces. With spikes on, we run faster on a synthetic surface, so we get better time at a meet than in practice, " Weaver stated. Having broken a handful of school records this year alone, the women ' s team is led by many capable athletes. " We always have good hopes for doing well anytime we line up, " praised Weaver. In the sprints, record setters in the 55 meter race were Priscilla Coleman and Christie Hunter, who both hold a time of seven seconds. In the ' 400 meter dash, Val Connelly posted a 59.9 second record. Lisa Mitchell, running in the distance races, holds the mark in the school ' s books for the 5,000 meter run with a time of 18:49.6 minutes. At the Eastman Invitational in Johnson City, TN, Chuck Mack challenges gravity in the high jump event. " With women ' s sports just getting developed, we ' re pleased at the qual- ity of these ladies, " said Weaver. Men ' s Indoor Track Coach, Bob Pollock, echoed the feeling of Weaver. " Good athletes make the program, " he said. " I ' m glad to see the women ' s team here at ASU. The girls encourage our guys to do better and vise versa. They ' re a very competitive team and it ' s good when both teams are that way. " According to Pollock, this is the year for men ' s indoor track and field at ASU. " We ' ve got the best indoor track and field squad we ' ve ever had, " exclaimed Pollock. For the running events, sprinter Kenneth " Flukie " Herndon holds the school record in the 60 yard dash of 6.10 seconds. Another Mountaineer, Mike Rigsbee, has tied Herndon ' s record. " They are the top two sprint- ers in the conference, " Pollock praised. In the 400 meter run, David Carter, who is the outdoor conference champion, leads ASU. Jesse Dingle holds the school record in the 880 meter run. " Paul and Todd Goewey, Mike Jones, and Mike O ' Neill are all on Jessie ' s heels, " said Pollock. Bobby Wilhoit holds the ASU record in the indoor 3,000 meter run, while Carlton Law is the record setter in the 5,000 meter race. " Mark Shea is a big asset in the long distance, " added Pollock. Holding the school record set this year in the 60 yard high hurdles, Walt Foster posted a time of 7.27 seconds. Right behind Foster is Bennet King. Jumping 50 ' 9 " in the triple jump and 23 ' 3 " in the long jump is freshman Mike Hanks. Charles Mack holds this university ' s record in the high jump with 7 ' , while both Greg Buckner and Carl Harris clear 6 ' 9 " . " Three pole vaulters are contenders for ASU - Robert Patterson at 15 ' , Terry Corriher at 14 ' 6 " , and freshman Peter Anderson at 14 ' , " said Pollock. " The weight men for the Mountain- eers will have a lot of competition in the conference, " Pollock empha- sized. For ASU, Steve Jeck, who holds the outdoor record in this event, is expected to do the same indoors. " We can pick up points in the 35 pound weight with Mike Brooks ' 54 ' 1 " showing (a four foot improvement), " Pollock pointed out. Special achievements by ASU indoor track members include an Olympic time trial qualification in the marathon for Carlton Law and David Carter ' s appearance in the Commonwealth Games last year. Carter could possibly be chosen by his native country, Barba- dos, to run in the Olympics this summer. " We ' ve got the right attitude, the desire to win, and tremendous heart. When you ' ve got those three things, it ' s tough to stop those people in their goal, " exclaimed Pollock. FROM CELLAR TO STELLAR ■ J f ■ ' ,r RRTrCl:E BY ' lAiyHtref — -phot ography IKE SPARKS -4r— The 1983-84 men ' s basketball squad eluded the usual spot in the league basement to net a fourth place finish. The 1983-84 Appalachian State Men ' s Basketball campaign was one of many ups and downs, triumphs and struggles, and ultimately, wins and losses. The season was highlighted with a few important upsets, the estab- lishment of an impressive home-court dominance, and an emotional season- ending home game finale. Locker room celebrations for the Mountaineers were more commonplace this year as a result. During the preseason, the squad was almost a consensus choice to end the season in the conference basement, but surprised some teams and produced a fourth-place finish. The Apps remain a young squad still. The team returned almost exclusively intact and this factor proved a valuable asset as the season progressed. " Maturity is the ingredient that was present this year, as opposed to last year, " reflects coach Kevin Cantwell. The players that were forced into accepting re- sponsibility prematurely last year are now better prepared to apply their experience and are more mature both on and off the court as a result. This year ' s team did acquire two key play- ers that proved to have an effect on the outcome of many contests in Glenn Clyburn and Greg Dolan. Jerome Williams also has moved in and added much needed depth in the backcourt. The transition of these newcomers was greatly enhanced by the nucleus of the previous year ' s recruiting corps: David Lawrence, Dale Roberts, Rod Davis, Ron Fiorini, Bill Nealy, and Jeff Dowd, as well as returning standout Wade Capehart; a talented group of individuals in their own right. The 1983-84 season, although a much-improved one for the Mountain- eers, was one in which some key ab- sences appeared blaringly evident. First, Coach Cantwell ' s netters played the toughest schedule in his nine year career here at ASU this year, with only eleven home games and Wade Capehart, who leads the Apps in assists and steals, drives down the lane for a bucket. The 6 6 junior chips in 12.3 points per game. Inset - Now in his third year at the helm, head coach Kevin Cant- well instructs his squad during a time-out. Jeff Dowd, who connects on 54.5% _ of his shots from the floor, makes a - , move against East " . Tennessee State. " " P— ' The Carthage, NC native is a 6 ' 3 " sophomore guard. few nonconference contests that proved to be " eas y W ' s " . Still, the Apps were seldom found on the short end of many routs, and, in fact, were involved in a majority of last-second contests. Secondly, " A Division I attitude " was established during this season. The players, coaches, and student body created a positive atmosphere in Varsity Gym this season that was quite evident in their 10-1 home record. " The aver- age ASU student that attended only home games probably did not see the Mountaineers lose, " says Coach Cant- well. " And that in itself is probably greatly responsible for the team ' s success at home this year. " Thirdly, the home-away win ratio was most important in the current winning ways of the ASU program. The impressive record at home this year may prove to be the impetus necessary to continue the success on the road in the future. In reflecting on the overall season and the point to where the program has progressed, third year Coach Kevin Cantwell realistically acknowledges that important pieces of the puzzle are not yet in place. A more solid bench to add depth and experience to the club is an ingredient that must Freshman Jerome Williams, a 6 ' 3 " guard, feeds to a teammate. The Greenville, SC native has dealt over 40 assists. }avid Lavk rence, a )roduct of St. tiatthews, SC, goes ip for two of his ourteen points rersus the Cita- lel. Lawrence ' s )rother, Renaldo, s an assistant :oach at ASU. nset - Freshman 3reg Dolan sees iction versus Vestern Carolina. )olan is a 6 10 :enter recruited rom Black Moun- ain, NC. be acquired in order for the program as a whole to continue to improve and progress. Experience at the point guard position is another element that must be constructed to complete the picture. Coach Cantwell also sees the program as being " perhaps one recruit- ing year away " from having the person- nel holes filled that remain; therein laying the remaining pieces needed to complete the structure. Projections for the immediate fu- ture of Mountaineer roundball are optimistic ones. The team will lose its leading scorer and rebounder in David Lawrence (15 points) and Dale Roberts (9 rebounds), respectively. However, Coach Cantwell feels these two losses will be more than compen- sated for with the offensive fire- power of transfer guard Lynwood Robin- son and the frontcourt prowess of •James Carlton. Coach Cantwell also believes that he will have his first true point guard in his nine years of coaching at ASU in Robinson. Similar- ly, in freshman center Greg Dolan, who has shown remarkable improvement in his first season, Cantwell may also prove to have a dominant center in th e league before his career is finished. And perhaps most importantly. Coach Cantwell hopes to successfully carry over the level of confidence of the players, coaches, and fans, that has been established from this season ' s increased winning percentage and home success and continue to build and multiply that confidence in the up- coming season. Coach Cantwell has a positive out- look on the 1984-85 campaign as a whole. The Queens Village. NY native has begun to see the benefits of his policy implementations that began three years ago. He believes that par- ticipating in Division I college athletics is a " big time job " for players and the academic part of that " job " must come first in every situ- ation. Coach Cantwell is the first to admit that he is his own best critic and that he is constantly in a learning situation himself. To Coach Cantwell, " success " defines an individual who continues to keep his " drive " in his pursuits and remain happy with his goals and achievements through whatever course in life he may be traveling. As Coach Cantwell continues to succeed as an individual, we may rest assured that so will the Appalachian State men ' s basketball program. 1 The Lady Apps added new talent, but lost four vital players to equal an inexperienced squad. Although they won three times as many games as the year before, the Lady Apps 6-22 record was not much of an improvement in the 1983-84 season. Following Christmas, after eight games, head coach Marian Brewer found herself in quite a predicament minus four key players. The only seniors on the team - Carolyn Cameron, Betsy McLelland, and Susan Skeie - elected to " enjoy their final semester, " rather than play basketball. I Freshman forward Jackie Anderson also didn ' t make it back, due to aca- demics. Anderson was leading the tea in rebounding (8.1) and also averaged 9.5 points per game. Cameron, the only player on the team over six feet (6 ' 3 " ), was the second leading re- bounder with 7.3 rpg and chipped in 7.4 PPg- " I ' m not gonna speculate on what kind of season we could have had, " said Brewer. " There ' s just no sense in it. It won ' t do any good. " While Brewer is not proud of her season, she is not surprised with this year ' s outcome. " We were outsized against every team we played, " she said, " including the smaller division schools. But we were still in nearly every game, even with the big ACC schools. " Due to the lack of teammates, sev eral youthful and inexperienced players were forced into action. With only three lettermen remaining on the squad. Brewer usually started at least three first year players. Freshman forward Karen Robinson averaged a team-leading 14 points per game and also ripped 6.5 rebounds a contest. Included among her perform- ances was a 32-point, 12-rebound showing in a 68-55 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne. Junior guard LuAnne Underbill, a 5 ' 7 " junior college All-American who transferred from Peace College, was the team ' s second best scorer with over 12 points per game and also snatched 6.6 rebounds a contest. Meana Cusimano, a junior center. produced solid statistics averaging 10 points and 7.5 rebounds a game despite being only 5 ' H " . She also led the squad in blocked shots (17) and field goal percentage (44). Sophia Morris did a commendable job running the offense from her point guard position in just her sophomore season. The 5 ' 3 " speedster led the team in steals (2.8 per game) and was also tops in assists at 3.2 iper outing. Ruth Young, a 5 ' 9 " freshman power forward, showed some flashes of ibrilliance, especially on the boards. The Burnsville, NC native turned in two performances with 10 rebounds and laveraged nearly nine points a game. " The young players didn ' t have much of a choice, " pointed out Brewer. " They had to get out there and play. " Brewer felt her team had nothing to be ashamed of despite their record. ' Sure we ' re disapponted in the over- all outcome, " she said. " But under the conditions the girls did a very Fine job. When you ' re outmanned and giving it everything, you have nothing to be ashamed of. I think they all deserve a job well done. " Brewer feels the Lady Apps can be competitive in the future with hard work. " We have a good nucleus coming back, " she stated. " Everybody has improved in their own right. Nobody played fully consistently. Everybody ' s played good and bad games. " The Mountaineers were outscored by an average of nine points in their 28 contests. They were able to connect on only 36 percent of their field goals as compared to 46 percent for the opposing team. The Lady Apps have the potential to have a respectable season next year with a good recruiting year. They are in desperate need of height and overall depth. Though ASU usually took the court with less talent than the opposition. Brewer pointed out an obvious quality that commands respect. " They didn ' t quit, the always hung in there every game. " Freshman Jackie Anderson of Gastonia, NC drives for the basket versus North Carolina A and T. The 5 ' 10 " forward leads the Mountaineers with an 8.1 rebounding average. Concentrating on the rim, LuAnne Underbill shoots from the free throw line. The 5 ' 9 " junior is a native of Wendell, NC. Struggling with an East Carolina opponent, fresh- man Karen Robin- son leaps for the shot. Robin- son, a 5 10 " guard from Gas- tonia, NC, leads the team in point production with 14 tallies per contest. ARTICLE BY TOM REGAN PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE SPARKS In the referee ' s position, junior Jonathan Hampton crouches on ASU ' s home mat. Hampton collected 25 wins in the 177 pound weight class before dropping to 167 pounds. Versus VMI, 126 pounder Thomas Hutchinson blocks a single leg takedown. The junior bounced back from a knee in- jury to collect 35 victories. ASU wrestlers takedown for their best season ever. The 1983-84 Appalachian State Uni- versity Wrestling team, with an 18-2 record, five conference champs, and two runner-up conference champs, was the most talented squad ever for the Mountaineers. The Apps ' only two losses came to NC State and UNC, and at that time they were missing 7 out of ten starters with injuries. After the regular season, ASU head coach Paul Mance predicted, " VMI has won 31 straight matches, but we will end that streak. " Not only did his athletes snap that string of victo- ries, but they dethroned UT-C, a team that has held conference champ honors for the last six years. Wrestling is an individual as well as a team sport, and the Mountaineers have had some outstanding individual efforts this season. At 33-2, 126 pound junior Thomas Hutchinson was second place in the conference champ- ionship. " Hutch " was rated in the top 15 wrestlers in his weight class this season by National Mat News, was the Monarch Open champ. Sunshine Open champ, and Tiger 8 Invitational champ. " If Hutch is not the best that we ' ve ever had, he is one of the top three wrestlers to come out of ASU, " said Mance. Other top performers include sophomore heavyweight David Besser, who was a junior college All-Ameri- can before coming to ASU and won over 75 " of his matches this year; fresh- man 190 pounder Thermus " Zeak " Biggs was 18-3 going into the postseason with 15 pins to his credit; 177 pound senior Johnathan Hampton, also rated in the top 15 by National Mat News; 150 pound sophomore Lee Reitzel, who won 70 ' of his matches; 142 pound junior Larry Savides, who came back from an early season injury to post over 20 wins; 167 pound senior Steve Swan, also a former junior college All-American; and 118 pound senior Chuck Jones, who raised his record to 22-3 with a stunning upset of the nation ' s number one ranked seed, UT-C ' s Charlie Heard, in the Southern Conference Duals. Jones lost to Heard in the conference championship, re- ceiving a wild card bid to the Nation- al Championships. As a team, the Mountaineers took ihird in the Eastern Nationals in Norfolk, VA in November, were fifth n the Sunshine Tournament and first it the Liberty-Baptist Tournament, ivhere they took home championships in ' ive weight classes. " This year ' s ;eam is by far the best we ' ve had ;ince I ' ve been here as a coach. We lave had 8 or 9 guys wrestling real veil. We ' ve had some minor injuries, jut luckily this year nothing major las happened, " said Mance. The Apps will send Jones, Savides, Swan, Hampton, Biggs and Besser to national competition with an eye on Placing someone in the NCAA. " Sending lix wrestlers to the Nationals is a remendous achievement for us, and placing at least one would be out- tanding. We ' ve never placed in the JCAA, but I ' m confident that this year ve will. This has definitely been our ' ear, " said Mance. Jeff McCracken, a sophomore from Cary, NC, prepares mentally in the referee ' s position. McCracken dropped weight from 190 pounds to the 177 oound class. Scrapping with an opponent, 150 pound sophomore Jonathan Smith out-psyches a Carson Newman competitor. National contender Chuck Jones is ready from the referee ' s position. Jones, wrestling in the lean 118 pound class, defeated the nation ' s top ranked wrestler in the Southern Conference Duals. ASU ' S VARSITY ATHLETES MEN ' S TRACK Front Row; Greg Buckner, Robert Patterson, Keith Anderson. David Carter, Jesse Dingle, Bennett King, Kenntth Herndon, Stanley Harris, Mike Rigsbee, Joe Dixon. Second Row; Todd Goewey, Harry Williams, Richard Gwyn, Mike Curcio. Jimmy Martin. Joe Ewing. Ervin Hannah, Steve Jeck, Terry Corriher, Michael Hanks, Paul Goewey, Bobby Wilhoit. Third Row; Nathaniel Smith. Terry Lawrence, Carl Harris, Mike Jones, Darryl Evans. Alfred Cotton. Mike O ' Neill. Mark Shea, Jeff Shore, Tommy Robbins. Back Row; Chuck Mack, Carlton Law, Bobby Kirkland, Mike Brooks, Walt Foster, Kenard Bynum, Peter Anderson. WOMEN ' S CROSS COUNTRY Front Row; Susan Burnette, Cindy Little, Diane McMahon. Back Row; Susan Ess. Lisa Mitchell. Tammy Sawyer. Jeanine Saffelle. Liz Polk. Denise Coholich. Michelle Plaster. FIELD HOCKEY Front Row; Kimberlee Carter, Lori Toole, Donna Bodine. Second Row; Francie Callaway, Terry Zehnbauer, Lynn Carrino, Michele Zarro. Back Row; Liz Baldwin, Kathy Foster, Allyson Culhane, Nancy Skripko, Melissa Miller, Cathy Lowe. MEN ' S TENNIS Front Row; Rob Bentley, Richard Gabriel. Laneal Vaughn. Ben Terrell. Dave Siddons. Michael Borden. Chip Fontane. Back Row; Bob Light (coach). Gary Longo. Robby Lowe. Eric Luxenburg, Steve Russell, Rusty Woy, Frank Caruso. WOMEN ' S TENNIS Front Row; Jane Foody, Kim Glass, Melissa Miller. Second Row; Lee Chaiken, Lisa Barbee, Melanie Riley, Back Row; Sherri Polk. Jill Huff. Not Pictured; Donna Gough, Laura Snelling. WOMEN ' S TRACK Front Row; Priscilla Coleman, Lisa Mitchell. Second Row; Tammy Sawyer, Bobbi Puckett, Donna Kozlowski, Angle DaGrosa. Third Row; Jeanne Dolby, Cindy Little, Christie Hunter, Denise Coholich. Pat Poole. Fourth Row; Caroline Livingston, Val Connelly, Susan Ess, Meg Warren, Back Row; Theresa Parker (Trainer), LuAnne Wynn, Jeanine Safelle, Diane McMahon. MEN ' S GOLF Front Row; Ricky Nichols, Lee Bailey, Sam Adams (coach). Second Row; Kevin Madden, Todd Southard, Randy Brown. Back Row; Brian Tiddy, Pat Danehy, Lee Duncan. WOMEN ' S GOLF Front Row; Sam Hinshaw, Shelly Laney, Edie Hancock. Back Row; Leigh Maddox. Angle Ridgeway, Wendy Burton, Tom Adams. WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL Fr ont Row; Sophia Morris, Betsy McLelland, Lynn Kilby, Susan Skeie. Rhett Culclasure, LuAnne Underbill, Muriel Friday. Back Row; Marian Brewer (head coach), Gail Moody (assistant coach), Karen Robinson, Meana Cusimano, Carolyn Cameron, Jackie Anderson, Ruth Young, Theresa Wilson (manager), Candis Loy (assistant coach). WRESTLING Front Row; Lee Rietzel, Tom Hutchinson, Larry Savides, Chuck Jones, John Stokes, Steve Swan, John Smith. Liza Nagle. Second Row; David Grant. Chad Beasley, John Hampton. Marshel Irby, Thurmas Biggs, Jeff McCracken, David Besser, Tony Villareale. Third Row; Mike McDade, Tom Smith, Robert King, Mark Atkins, Danny Davis, Tom Hutto. Andy Ritter, Mac Brown. Charlie Oberle, Buddy Wiggins, Pat Beck, Kelly Allen. Back Row; Mark Trucillo (asst coach), Paul Mance (head coach) Barry Dean (asst. coach), David Soderholm (asst. coach). MEN ' S CROSS COUNTRY Front Row; Jim Martin, Pat Ambrose, Mike O ' Neil, Mike Cursio. Jeff Shore, Harry Williams. Back Row; Mark Shea, Bobby Wilhoit, Paul Goewey. Todd Goewey, Carlton Law, Bob Pollock (head coach). SOCCER Front Row; Dan Morphis (manager), Doug Silver, Warren Schuster, Art Patsch, Greg Kotseos, Adam Lee, Mike Fridenmaker, Richie Whisenant, Scott Anderson (co-captain), Scott Rockett, Todd Johnson, Carmelo Scalone, Mark Schwartz (assistant coach). Back Row; Kim McCarthy (trainer), William Derrick (team physician), Robert Hort, Christian Tam, Joe Freeman, Todd Hartsell, Chris Merhoff, Tim Ross, Yosef, Rhett Johnson, Glen Griffin, Jim Reittinger, John Nedd, Rob Wilcher (co-captain), Bas Ven, Art Rex (head coach). Bob Goddard (announcer). MEN ' S BASKETBALL Kevin Galloway, David Lawrence, Jeff Dowd, Bryan Ellis, Jerome Williams, Glenn Clyburn, Ron Fiorini, Walt Chambliss, Pete Wilson, Wade Capehart, Sean Kilmartin, Rod Davis, Bill Nealy, Greg Dolan, Dale Roberts. FOOTBALL Front Row; Struggle Smith, Kent Alexander, Terrell Murphy, Andre Crawford, Keith Register, Mark Ellis, Mack Brown (head coach), Bobby Dunn, Keith Hairston, Randy Joyce, James Howard, Billy Van Aman, Tony Johnson. Second Row; Mark Royals, Johnny Sowell, Cliff Reid, Derek Jenkins, Phillip McCall, Evefett Withers, Tim Greene, Alvin Parker, John Edmond, Tom Trost, Eric Foxx, Clint Taylor. Third Row; Robert Barren, Dino Hackett, Alex Spruill, Greg Revis, Clarence Izzard, Jerry Hartman, Alonzo Upshur, Cedric Felton, Kevin Cheiko, Wayne Halland, Orlando Ager, Joel Carter. Fourth Row; Roger Fracker, David Hinegarnder, Steve Sumner, Ed Boyd, Paul Sheets, Chet Hinton, Jeff Wilson, Mike Callaway, Todd Dodson, Jay Wilson, Norman Horn, Mitch Love. Fifth Row; Phil Hardin, Kelvin Ward, John Garner, Bill Smith, Kenny Watkins, Craig Jackson, Leroy Howell, John Roberts, Chris Patton, Rusty Fuller, Troy Washburne. Back Row; John Palermo, Sparky Woods, Charlie Coiner, Donnie Kirkpatrick, Ron Cooper, Ray Wooten, Mark McHale, Joey Whisnant, Richard Knox, Steve McGill, Stan Hixon, Terry Humphrey, Brad Lawing, Harold Wheeler. 298 SOFTBALL Front Row; Susan Rone, Dee Jetton, Michelle Kuhrt, Ashley Atkins, Mary Marett, Cindy McCabe, Sandi O ' Laughlin. Back Row; Lori Treiber, Robin Clark, Lynn Gibson, Susan Smith, Jodi Crump, Tammy Gregg, K.C. Canter, Kathy McDaniel, Audrey Owens. BASEBALL Front Row; Mark White, David Hampton, Dean Jones, Shorty Sizemore, Rusty Stroupe, Brad Long, Kevin Simmons. Second Row; Todd Welborn, Wally Flinchum, Bruce Green, Rusty Weaver, Richard Bosley, Jamie Harris, Pete Hardee. Third Row; Rick Robinson, Chip Allran, Russ Warfield, Joe Mengell, Marc Hodges, Kent Alexander, Steve Davis. Back Row; Jeff Sosebee, Dave Keene, Tony Welborn, Mike Hypes, Kenny Story, Roger Jackson, Jim Morris (coach). OLLEYBALL Front Row; Lori Treiber (statistician), Toni Wyatt (coach), Roxanne Halford, Kathy McDaniel (assistant coach), Audrey Owens (trainer). Second Row; Donna Bishop, Lois Grier, Celia Pearson, Ginger Cockerham. Back Row; Kym 3allard, Kristen Smith, Traci Blankenship, Susan Schmidt, Katrina Daniels. MACK BROWN (1983 - ' 84) 6 - 5 H flMHHjB Hril On Saturday, March 3rd (the day of our final print deadline), it was announced that head football coach Mack Brown had accepted the position of offensive coordinator with the Oklahoma Sooners. The following day, Phillip Perry ' Sparky ' Woods was named as Appalachian ' s 18th head football coach. PLAYER PROFILES By probing beyond the points scored and focusing on individual personality, The Rhododendron tionors ttie coachies ' nominees for Attilete of ttie Year. ARTICLES BY MICHELLE PLASTER PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE SPARKS AND THE SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY STAFF Every afternoon, coaches gather their muscled proteges to push them through gruehng physical exertion. Through sweat and pain, these athletes learn not just how to spike or hit a grand slam, or how to stride a lap quickly. They learn by testing their limits, by challenging goals and never giving in to frustration or mishap. So when the time came for coaches to choose their nominees for The Rhododendron Athlete of the Year, they deliberated and reflected on each squad member ' s dedication and sacrifice. The 31 nominees on this and following pages, including the male and female Athletes of the Year, are personal selections of coaches from all university recognized varsity teams. Selection of The Rhododendron Athletes of the Year are based on votes from a committee of sports writers from The Rhododendron and The Appalachian, Sports Informa- tion Director Rick Covington, Athletic Director Jim Garner, and Watauga Democrat sports editor Harry Pickett. Traci Blankenship doesn ' t mind dusting her nose in a dive for the volleyball, but her specialty is with the wrist and fingertips. As a sophomore setter, the Raleigh native ful- fills a leadership role by calling all court plays. A quick volleyer, Blankenship doesn ' t " mind hitting the floor, " but because of her height offensive positioning is her forte. " I set because I ' m short. If I had a 40 inch vertical jump it would be different, " she says. Some day, Blanken- ship hopes to utilize her eight years of net exper- ience in a coaching capacity In the summer of 1983, the Olympics came to Boone. The ASU baseball field was one of ,38 cities for Olympic baseball tryouts, and as a first runner up selection, Richard Bosley is an Olympic hopeful. The Maryland native utilizes changing speeds and his slider and palm ball to pitch five wins and only one loss last spring. As a freshman, his ERA was one of the top ten in the nation. But Bosley doesn ' t just play from the mound " I play the field, " he says, having expertise at eU infield positions except shortstop. Like most caliber athletes, David Carter has sacrificed social life to become the best 400 meter runner to ever compete on Southern Conference asphalt. But to win, he has sacrificed family life as well. The Barbados native is now a Boone citizen, residing here to rewrite the ASU record books without a home visit since he en- rolled three years ago. Carter is homesick, but nevertheless glad to study in Boone. " I ' m now- getting used to the at- mospheric conditions, " he says. He must be, since the senior almost qualified for the Nation- als in both the 400 and 200 meter events. The ladies ' body building champion. Miss Mountaineer 1984, does more than pump iron in the weightroom. Priscilia n )oleinan ' s muscles also stride around the track, pierely tenths of a second jBway from National qual- ification in the UK) and meter spurts. The junior captain was also undefeated at both sprint- , last spring, and owns ► four Lady App schoo records. Coleman has natural blazing speed; - she must also have a gifted ability to build rrrascles since the body building champ ' s first visit to a weight room was as a college fre " man. For now, muse. competition is secondai to the starting blocks. Even though senior Mike Brooks has alreadyl been All Southern Con ference fotJr times and conference champ in the discus event, he says, " I ' m the strongest I ' ve ever been in my life. " The Memphis TN native returned from Officer Candidate School for Marines this summer ready to vie for school records in his discus specialty, as well as in the indoor and outdoor hammer throws. He is already second on the all time ASU performance lists at all three weight events. It is a heavy task, but Brooks utilizes technique and speed in the circle, and also looks, li stens, and learns at away meets. For Donna Bodiiie, ' field hockey is a sport that will " itick. " After graduation, the senior physical education major wants to teach her tech- niques. " I ' d like to coach it, " she dreams. But can Bodine pass on the skills that earned her first-team Deep South honors? Positioning, hand -eye coordination, a steady stick, aggressive- ness, and top defense are hardly sketched out on a clipboard. The New Jersey native learned from pre- miere coach Melissa Miller that coaching transitions can be " hectic. " Overall though. Bodine nervously antici- pates her first year of coaching. Joel Carter never met his father. His dad died two months before Carter ' s birth, so the linebacker plays football for his mom. " She ' s number one to me. " he says. " All my life she ' .« been giving me things I wanted, and she has sacrificed. 1 wanted to give something back to her. " Maybe he was think- ing about his mom when he helped .A.SU beat Wake Forest, intercepting two passes for touchdowns and recording 18 tackles. He was named Southern Con- ference Player of the Week, and later downed 19 men versus NC State. " You feel so close to the guys you play with, that you just want to do your job so bad. " he relates. What is the winning strategy of a wrestler who currently stands at 33-1 on the mat? Junior Tom Hutchinson says, " I am not a scrappy brawler, but a technician. I try to slick my man. " As a freshman, the Rock Hill, SC native was an unde- feated Southern Confer- ence Champion at 126 pounds. As a sophomore, " Hutch " was down with a knee fracture, but not out. " I don ' t get down about misfortune, " he explains. Head coach Paul Mance has been one positive influence for the criminology major. " Coach almost uses brain- washing, " he notes, " so that as a player, you can ' t think of any other way but to win. " When Lynn CarriliJl i confides, " I never cease ' to amaze myself, " she is not bragging. Rather, the Neptune, New Jersey native is incredulous at being honored as one of the best stick wield - ers in the south. " It ' s not that my skill level is so great, " she admits. " I just keep driving and driving and driving. " All this " driving " allowed ASU ' s aggressive top scorer to travel even further: to National competition in Califor- nia. Carrino, just a sophomore, bounced back from a sprained ankle and a strained quadricep to earn first team Deep South recognition as well. . - |helly Laney ilicize her love: golf. She says, " I wish more people at ASU knew that we have a girl ' s golf team. " As an athlete who once competed on the green with the guys, Laney also welcomes female competition as more women tee off. " There are opportunities in tournaments, " she notes. " You just have to go out and find them. " _ Laney has seized oppor- tunity at ASU, stroking the lowest scoring average in the 1983 fall tournaments. The Char- lotte, NC native is accurate with her iron game, and her goal is , to continue improvement and remain consistent. Sand traps aren ' t the main obstacles for ASU golf squads. Often, the swingers must tee off with a few inches of snow accumulation. So why is Lee Duncan a top golfer? " I normally beat everybody else, " he says of the intersquad com- petition for position. Duncan, who has been swinging on the fairways since the age of nine, possesses an accurate, solid swing. He ' s a talented putter, too. The senior describes his level of expertise. " If you play enough, you just hit the ball and it goes in the right spot. You don ' t worry about what could go wrong, " he explains modestly. ne would think tnat Chuck Jones, weigh- less than 120 pounds, wouldn ' t have to skip meals and count calories. However, the Charleston, SC native diets to com- pete at 118 pounds in what he calls the " ulti- mate sport " : wrestling. The senior has bee collegiate All Amer wrestler for three y but this year he is nationally ranked. ' am the sleeper of t year, " he describes self. " No one will k where I come from jump on them. I ' m ly climbing the rani 4. How can Lisa Nutcneli run up to 12 miles daily, in frigid cold, pouring rain, and dodge dangerous motorists regardless? What moti- vates the Toms River, New Jersey native to race 25 laps around a track? " Running is something I ' ve always done. I can ' t imagine mysek ' not doing it, " Mitchell explains. " When youSw been ' ' run- ning for so long, you don ' t think twice. " The junior as been dedicated to a ong distance regimen since seventh grade, and her nine years of ex- perience has paid off. r IS iuyana iexico - Jonn Nedd has traveled to these countries and many more to serve his home- land ' s professional hooters, the Trinidad National Team. So why is an international caliber athlete thumping a soccer ball around Conrad Stadium? The sophomore states, " Education is the benefit I ' m getting. ASU gets the rest of the benefit. " Nedd has gained education from pro league competition, too: better technique and ball control. Fans that watch sopho- more guard Sophia Morris dribble believe that the Wilson leather basketball is an extension of her hand - until she passes off, adding another assist, or cocks her wrist to strip the net for two points. Even though Morris dazzles the crowd while in uni- form, she says, " I am a quiet athlete. I enjoy keeping to myself. I come home from practice and listen to the radio. " As a freshman, the Walnut Cove, NC native ran the offense as a starting point guard. " At first, I was as nervous as could be, " she relates. Bvia uiwrence is no ordinary basketball guard. Standing only 6 ' 3 " , he regularly soars to stuff the leather down the rim. Power moves and short jumpers are his assets, while the senior co-captain admits that his drib- bling is a weakness. Ironically, ASU ' s leading scorer with 15 tallies a game would rather play defense love defense much men than offense, " Lawrence notes. " It gets the tea: motivated. " Yet, the St. Matthews, SC native doe " not feel pressured when the team passes to him for two in clutch situ- ations. As he explains, " You can only put pres-, sure upon yourself. r ' -atn ' osBH Jane Foody is a HoUywood star. Holly- wood, FLA that is. But jB| % • 1 she left the balmy sun- Um Ai , shine state to swing in Boone, and has been an Kw f ASU starter ever since. Now the number one seed. b3L w ' the voUeyer doesn ' t fw I feel pressured when she Hi eyes the other team ' s 1 best player from across E the net. Foody has al- . ready slammed a nation- i ally ranked team ' s f number one hope. " I am fl ■■ i 1 real competitive, and H 1 - ' fairly steady and con- M k sistent, " she related. t As a triple major H k student, tennis isn ' t . 1 the only challenge. The jj l junior competes for t 1 ■ degrees in French, Ger- H H man, and Economics as t V 1 k M Hl w i M " What tennis ace owns 11 ASU swimming records? It is not the water works of Melanie Riley tliat make her prowess on the tennis courts. When the Athletic Department drowned the swimming program two years ago, Riley raised a racquet to become a varsity tennis team hit with no previous net experience. Now, as a senior, Riley , is the third seed after a summer of tournament play. " Playing tough matches day in, day out improves your general attitude of play, " the Augusta, GA native says, " Playing sporadically doesn ' t help. " Results of a hard-hitting summe) An improved consistency and a powerful backhani i: Laneal Vaughn is not the first of his lineage to raise a racquet at ASU. His father, Larry Vaughn, was a varsity swinger from 1962-1964. Two decades later, the next Vaughn in line is the number one seed as a sophomore. In his pre- miere season, the Ashe- ville native was third in the Southern Conference at the number three seed, and second in the league at number three doubles play. Vaughn ' s specialty is the backhand. He is aggressive and says, " I ' m not real fast, but I overpower the people I play. " p- ' A renowned tennis coach is the Light that led talented recruit Rusty Woy to ASU. In iJther words, the Shelby, ;,NC native wanted to .volley for Head Coach Bob Light. As a freshman, Woy says that Light has already helped him im- prove. " I used to have a bad temper and I ' d get hot on the court, " he recalls. " Coach Light has helped me control my temperament and play every point lOO ' J. " Woy is already the number two seed, and owes his net value to his father, a former All American basketball player at East Tennessee State University. " He inspired me, " praises Woy. " When I got lazy, he ' d fire me up. " Sandi O ' Loughlin has always been a slugger. " Maybe it ' s getting dirty, or taking frus- trations out on that ball, but Softball has been a major part of mji, life since I was eighl years old, " she says.J O ' Loughlin ' s father wanted her to wield a tennis racquet, though. " I started swinging over the fence, " she recalls. " Then my dad got the idea that I didn ' t want to play tennis. " She now hits the Softball over the fence with a team- leading number of home runs. The senior All- State player keeps fit at Head Coach Toni Wyatt ' s health spa to condition for a grueling 55 game sdiedui( ' ■ t ; „ nl ! , It is as difficult to imagine Bobby Wilhoit not competing as it is to imagine him not breaking the tape as a winner. After all, the senior is the best Moun- taineer 10,000 meter runner to ever jump at the starting gun, and the best Southern Con- ference steeplechase competitor to ever splash in the water pit. But on the verge of gradu- ation, Wilhoit says, " In a couple of years, • I ' ll probably have a career and a family to -, , support. Running will i take a back seat. " For now, though, the Greei boro native ranks on ASU ' s All Time Perform- ance Lists in every race. n t Last season junior LuAnne Underhill wasn ' t playing basketball on ASU ' s hardwood. She dribbled for Peace College; All American. Now that the Wendell, NC native has been en- ticed to strip the net for the Lady Apps. Underhill currently nets 12 points and grabs seven rebounds per contest. The wing guard tells of the stress she experienced as a new roundball star starter for ASU. " I wasn ' t playing as well as what was expected of me, and I added to the pressure myself, " she explains. " Novjj it has noothed .«c " Kc£ kicker ' Bflly Van Aman siored a 54 yard field goal and added six other tallies against Wake Forest, earning him Offensive Player of the Week honors. Yet a year ago, Van Aman was booting ASU ' s Club Football Te m to the State championship crown. The senior notes ,vi« the difference between a varsity uniform and club status. " Wiih var- ? sity, they have your whole day platujed out for you, " he says. " It ' s more of a job. but I like playing a high intensity game. " - Rusty Weaver is clutch. The senior who handles line drives at shortstop, slams vital hits for a .361 average, drives in a top number of RBIs, and steps on the mound in late innings to deliver short relief for an ailing pitching staff has to be cool and confident. There is no need for anxiety, ex- plains the Indiana senior, a junior college transfer from Michigan. " If I work hard in prac- tice and get everything down fundamentally, " Weaver attests, " it will come in games. I don ' t have to worry. " Team unity and leaders- ship .According to Alonzo I ' pshur, those were the keys to success for ASU ' s I ' tHS football campaign. " Other years, the team ' asn ' t close, but this iflr, we were like fam- says the senior, e ate together, we rayed together, and we .believed in each other. " IJpshur was certainly a key contributor on the turf too, catching 35 passes for 809 yards. The Marketing and Manage- ment major attributes his ability to teammates and his religious faith. " Football players go through a lot, but we were helped by our belief in the Lord, " relates, Upshur. uTis- diftici team player Lori Treiber to brag about herself. Although the sophomore has handled a leadership .jole as starting pitcher, " he talks of the team concept which brought her ■», to ASU in the first - fkce: the Lady . " ppsV Ti eded depth on the mimnd. As a prep second baseman for fast pitch competition, Treiber made a transition to the mound for the slow pitch game. ' ' 1 like pitching, " she ci;mments. " I see a lot of action. Softball is fast but it involves thinking. " Then, the Columbia, SC native re- turns to the team. " I love team sports. " she says. " You depend on others and work together. " For senior Dale Roberts, it is a tradition to suit up in black and gold. As a transfer from the University of South Carolina - Lancaster, the 6 ' 9 " center has worn those colors since high school. Roberts, who is currently averaging 9 points and 9 rebounds per game, admits his assets to ASU ' s black and gold: improved quickness, aggressiveness, boxing out for the re- bound, and hustle. But the Hopkins, SC native says, " I don ' t get too much into myself. I just lay hard. " THE 1 984 RHODODENDRON LOIS GRIER Female Athlete of the Year Slam it down their throats - that is what The Rhododendron female Ath lete of the Year has done for four years at ASU. When the volleyball floats off a setter ' s fingertips more than likely Lois Grier will soar to slam it over the net in the face of the opposition. At 5 ' 7 " , the spiker is short to be a hitter. Yet when she lines up against girls six feet and taller, she has a four-year hitting percentage of 85.2 ' (. In other words, about 85 " o of the time when Grier contacts the ball for a spike, she kills it. Take for instance this season ' s contest with UNCC. Grier recorded six scoring spikes as the Lady Apps won three games to zero. Says ASU ' s head volley ball coach Toni Wyatt, " Lois is a power hitter mainly because of her vertical jump and versatile hitting. " Her leaping ability, which Grier perfects by jumping rope, is not the athlete ' s only asset. The volleyer is very consistent. In four years as a Mountaineer, Grier ' s play boasts a 96.3 serving percentage. That is, 96% of the time, Grier serves the ball in bounds over the net, often times re- cording aces that no opposition can touch. Last year, she missed only one serve in the entire season. For Grier, honors are also consis- tent. Every time the athlete has faced the net for tournament competition, she has received All Tournament suc- cess. As a highly touted high school Ail-American, Grier has also been nominated for collegiate All- American status for the past three years, but she has failed to gain the national limelight since the Lady Apps have not reached the national tournament. The spiker had a banner premiere season at ASU, being chosen All-State and All- Regional, and repeated All-State honors her sophomore season. Grier has been All Southern Conference for the last two years, and as a junior led the Mountaineers to a conference crown and a 29-5 record. To what does Grier owe her success? " God gave me natural talent, " she notes, but says that her father has been a positive push. " My dad coached me from the eighth grade up, " she explains. " Since I came to college, he has stayed on me hard. He says, ' Don ' t do well. Do great. ' He ' s made me the athlete I am. " Because ASU ' s Coach Wyatt and Mr. Grier share similar coaching philoso- phies, the athlete was attracted to ASU. " I fell in love with the school, " she relates. This year, Grier shared her enthusiasm for black and gold by showing recruits around campus as a Mountaineer Babe. I ATHLETES OF THE YEAR COTT ANDERSON Iale Athlete of the Year Playing professional soccer may be a reality for The Rhododendron male Athlete of the Year. Senior Scott Anderson may be joining the ranks of the pro league which he has idolized since the age of four. " Most of my days I ' d go to soccer games and see the pros, " he recalls. " It carried me through my childhood. " Anderson explains his goal of set- ting a professional example. " If I can make my dream a reality, then maybe some little boy out there can have a dream, " he replied. If one motivation for making pro- fessional status is giving kids some- thing to hope for, his family is ano- ther. Soccer has created a close bond between the Anderson clan. His two aider brothers, one of whom was a :ollegiate All-American, are both 3xcellent hooters, and his father is in avid soccer fan. Says Anderson, " I ivant to make the pros for my father. [ want to give something back to my iad and let him know that I love him. " He also indicated that playing soccer constantly without working part-time )vas a financial burden on his family, md he hopes to play professionally ;o prove that his parents ' efforts were not wasted. Besides financial support, Ander- fon ' s family gave emotional reassur- mce too. The athlete confided that lis best asset is, " the fact that I lever lose my cool. My whole family las helped me work on that quality. As the youngest, I used to have a big head, " he admits, " my family taught me to be more humble and to never lose my temper. " Anderson has physical capabilities to complement this cahn determination. ASU head soccer coach Art Rex praises, " Scott can hit well with either foot, k When he ' s on, he is basically unstop- ?. pable. " Anderson has suited up for three different positions in his four year term as a Mountaineer. " We didn ' t find a home for him, " coach Rex notes. " The program was rebuilding so we had to count on his versatility. " Conse- quently, the athlete is the first Southern Conference soccer player to be named All-Conference at three different positions. As a sophomore, he was all league at his favorite field position, center halfback. He maintained his All-Conference status as a sweeperback his junior year, and then switched from defense to offense. As a center forward this season, An- derson was named Southern Conference Player of the Year, leading the league in scoring with 34 points. Of his success, Anderson notes, " Any honor that I get I take as a chance to do better. " Even with next October and Novem- ber ' s professional tryouts on his mind, soccer is mainly fun for Ander- son. " I love taking care of my body, " he says. " I tend to play around out of sheer enjoyment. Maybe if I had more of a killer attitude at times . . . " ARTICLES BY MICHELLE PLASTER PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE SPARKS y •Pf i4§mM|P ,iP- . i t .: ' " V •s: .: PHOTO BY MIKE SPARKS HOTO BY MIKE SPARKS yi- t % • » ' •►; ' ■ V -b-s fr: « «« u f - -cl .- -. . " 4 ' • -, 4, ♦ -- :rr ' ' 5» B!i«i »rW ;r, v v PHOTO BY MtKE SPAR PHOTO BY MIKE SPARKS ,t: IJJMi9 ' » ,Wli PHOTO BY JEFF HOLDEN PHOTO BY MIKE SPARKS ,» - t m ' PHOTO BY WILL PRIOGEN " i PHOTO BY JOHN ZOURZOUKIS ' ' - ' •mm APPALACHIAN PEOPLE Rumor would have it that ASU ' s population of personas is very homogeneous; that everyone comes from a ilar-to-the- point-of-boredom mold n ctuality, the ersity oflSpaekgrounds, alfd lifes les here M li hat of any natron. ' mm- Inaugurating th well over 600 ASU Food Ser ' ' 16-foot-long, fouT= sundae, topped chocolate • maraschino cherr whipped topping World recor ' : students, " said Pat j. ring season at ASU, its help to devour ....«., " ' indae. ' The " ' Ihrdeep ns of r ga|lp(is of i aXSulness iding it for the T iof ASU Food The Wrath of Gilles ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY BABETTE When traveling evangelist James Gilles came back for his second " Sermon on the Mall " last November, people were waiting for him with banners and chants. Some 300 students gathered to listen, whistle, scream, laugh, and opinionate. Every campus receives their share of traveling preachers, but ASU was not used to the Hell Fire and Brimstone delivery of Brother Jim. As his general censure of student morality rose to its vehement high, the menacing crowd of students slowly moved in on his position both physically and religiously. People ' s responses were mixed; some tried to elbow their way in and ask reasonable questions to make sense of it all, others chose to view it as a three ring circus, and some viewed it as a staged psychology test. Gilles, from Evansville, Indiana travels all over the country speaking on college campuses. ASU was the 103rd campus in 30 different states that he had spoken to. Gilles ' speech recounted in detail his former life as someone running with the devil. He expounded on the horrors of sex, drugs, and rock and roll, and how out of the pits of Hell, he was saved by God. He yelled to the crowd, " I once met a wicked woman who had a silly mother. This poor deceived girl fell for the oldest lines in the book. I prompted her with, ' I love you. ' I coaxed her with, ' The only way I can truly express my love for you is to make love to you. ' That ' s the one Delilah used on MUNN Samson, " he said. When Gilles inevitably got around to condemning homosexuals, he affected a feminine posture - giving rise to jeers of all sorts. He said, " One day I found out my drug dealer was a Ho-Mo-Sexual; like most big drug dealers he was a queer. " The students then joined in with the sing song chant, " Ho- Mo-Sexual, Ho-Mo-Sexual, Ho-Mo-Sexuall " Gilles would then quote scripture and brandish the Bible like the wrath of God were to descend any moment. Some students tried to break through the crowd and take case with him, but to no avail. Jim White, ASU student and member of Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship said, " My problem was that he claimed Christianity yet distorted its message. " Dr. Jim Winders, a history professor said, " It was ironic that he spoke during the end of the fall semester during the time we were discussing the radical protestant reformation movement in England when similar preachers were caUing for the end of time and Christ ' s return. " Minister of the Presbyterian Church, Bill Knox, felt Gilles was a mixed up person. He said, " It became a ridiculous form of entertainment. He simply castigated people. " It ' s evident that whatever the response, traveling evangelist, James Gilles left quite an impact on ASU ' s campus. Fred Helms right in the heat of preach- er Gilles harangues. Originally from Monroe, he is currently working and studying to be a Baptist preacher. Helms said, " Christ came here to witness in love and show ho sins could be forgiven - instead this guy criticized everyone and sent people to hell. " " Waking up people from apathy, " is one of Kenyon Kelly ' s hobbies. As a goal, he wants to, " Create a fem- inist Utopia for the reeducating of young people through non-sexist, non-racist, ecolo- gical and peaceful role modeling. " As a graduate student of ASU in Educational Media, Deborah Chicurel ' s Bahai faith is the key that guides her life. She said, " For me, marriage and work both stem from the Bahai faith. The Bahai concept ex- horts everyone to work in the spirit ; of service and worship of God. " Jeff Heybrock is studying psycho- logy with a con- centration in business and management. He loves working with people and hopes to end up in sales. He feels now is the time to take off and travel and experience dif- ferent cultures. He hopes to live with a family in Sweden next year lusiness, and the while there for [0 months. I From Cheraw, S. C, Kay Edgeworth is studying Nutrition with a desire to integrate health with nutrition. She loves Jazz and the Blues, with Cole Porter and Ella Fitzgerald listed as her favorite Ken Springs, or Scat as i graduating this year with a, speech teaching ' degree. He wants to travel and speak in churches and high schools, doing semi-evan- gelistic work. He said, " I would like to be a communicator in different ways, whether it ' s preaching, singing, or student teaching. " I A sophomore from Morganton, Deonne Springs | is studying Special Education concentrating in the Emotionally Disturbed. Deonne is a little sister for the Men ' s Service Club, and a member of the Ladies Elite on campus. She is also the vice-president of the BSA Gospel Choir Originally from Korea, Eun Kim is studying Medical Technology through the Biology Department. Her family has been in Burlington for the last eleven years. She loves the cold weather of Boone and the atmosphere of the mountains. Some of her favorite music consists of Def Leopard, Billy Squire, and Quiet Riot. I .328 Blake Lambert has made Boone home for the last 10 years. In 1981, he completed his B.S. in Physics and his B.A. in English. He loves to play the guitar, and has played widely for ASU. He would like to go into some science or computer related writing. He said, " I hope N.C. realizes that paying well qualified teachers is not an expenditure but an invest- ment. " A junior history major from More- head City, Dina Murray said, " I ' ve always been interested in j history - it offers a little bit of everything from learning about different people to travel and the chance to read a lot. " Her concentration is in Asian History. Dina said, " I ' d like to travel to China, " and in the meantime she would like to live, " in a big city and work in museum research. " A junior philosophy and religion major, Sharon Morrison, said, " I could be in school forever and never be able to say which philosopher has meant the most to me. " She would love to work towards her Ph.D. and eventually teach. She enjoys running, weight- training, read- ing and all kinds of music except country. Monica Listoldn is a geology major, concentra- ting in fossils and palentology. She said, " I love to sit around and talk with friends discussing every- thing from feminism to the importance of language. " She also loves to weave and spent time mastering her art while at Goddard in Vermont. Monica enjoys the Irish folk music of Clannad. 2rhf (0ltarlot1 M Mr. Joe Phelps ' enthusiasm for the students at ASU is evident with his accomplishments with ASU ' s Band of Distinction. Phelps enjoys his work so much he hardly believes thirteen years have passed since he came to ASU. He said, " It seems like I just got here. " He thinks the students are wonderful at ASU, and commented how they literally took him by the hand when he first came and helped him find his way around. He grows very close to the students during their four years. ' . Roger Stanley is an adopted son of Boone who, unless scheming up ways to get off campus for a semester or an academic year, is an ASU graduate student and teaching assistant in the Department of English. He hails from Kingsport, Tennessee. The reading and writing of words are very important things to him, as are epic walks. Journey Frcgn Co uipbia As a wanderer I came to the USA pursuing a dream. Endless, snake-like highways crawled all over the Land of Plenty reminding me of Cat Stevens ' song " Where do the Children Play? " . The USA impressed me for the evident wealth that floods its homes and institutions. I left Columbia looking for myself, for my path with heart. I came to the States following the urge to expand my field of vision, to come in contact with different perspectives on life, and unconsciously, to make sure that all the peoples of the world are, after all, just people. When I came to the part of the Earth we call the States, I did not have a particular route to follow. I wanted the Universe to guide me, to show me that place where it thought I would fit best. And it so happened that life indeed had a home for me in Boone and a soccer scholarship at ASU, too. n ' ci Philadelphia born Sean Bailey wants to, " start a news- paper, win a Pulitzer, write in Washington, and cover the impend- ing wars in Central and South America, write several books and make a movie with Micheal Lackey. Not neces- sarily in this order, but all before the age 45. " Bailey ' s respected authors are David Halberstam and Hunter S. Thomp- Originally from New Jersey, Harry Bennett is finishing up his degrees in geology and philosophy. He spent two years in the army as a carpenter at Fort Bragg and would like to be able to live self-sufficiently. im From Columbia, South America, Rosa Ojeda is studying pre-engineering, science, and math. She said, " I really like the States, and how people do things free from fear and repres- sion. I ' ve never seen Christmas caroling like I saw in this area. Christians are free to do things, free to believe. " She enjoys hiking around Price Lake, and scuba diving. Getting a hard workout every Monday through j Thursday is Ingrid ] Sagan. Not only is she a fulltime student at ASU in Political Science and Criminal Justice, but she is the aerobics instructor at ! The Nautilus Fit and Figure. She is from Raleigh, and has con- sidered going into law when she graduates. She loves downhill skiing and riding horses. A senior psycho- logy major from Forest City, Michelle Wilkens hopes to pursue graduate school in child or deve- lopmental psycho- logy. At the time of the shooting, she was ready for exams to come to an end, and said, " I can ' t wait for the semester to be over and go down this moun- tain. " All of this was totally unexpected but welcome. When I came here, I knew no one in the entire USA. But Americans, most of you, received me with great joy, open homes, and helping hands. I am so very grateful for this! Very soon I was playing soccer in front of 4,000 fanatics yelling, " ASU . . . ASU . . . ASU . . .! " It was a fantastic feeling. I was a stranger no more just a couple of weeks after I came to Boone. Going back to my freshman year, I remember the fall as the most incredible spectacle I have ever experienced. Columbia is a tropical country and we have no seasons there. Here, rainbow-clothed mountains warm under a luminous sun traversing an all blue sky. ASU was the best school I could have come to, I immediately knew. Then, in Homecoming week-end of 1980, I was running after gentle, mandala-like snow flakes catching them but they would melt as soon. It was like trying to kiss butterflies as they flew by. It was unbelievably beautiful, the first time I saw snow. I thank ASU and Boone for being a wonderful part of my life. For four years ASU has been much to me: the school where my searching mind saw seeds grow and Utopian castles bloom in hope and love, the home where I laughed and cried while most everyone else was going home to do so. I love ASU, these mountains with their crazy weather and beautiful people. The longer one lives in Boone, the more one loves it. In spite of all the hardships and nothings-to-do, this place has some magic energies and a majestic simplicity that envelops one ' s heart and does not let go. Sometimes I wish I was a freshman to start all over again. SEARCHING FOR TALENT ARTICLE BY ROBBIE REAVES Our House was supposed to have been a place where students could lounge, enjoy refreshments, and be entertained by performing students. This idea was conceived by Greg Galloway six years ago. Since then Our House has grown much larger but has strayed away from a coffee shop atmosphere. Our House was part of a Student Government plan for Developmental Entertain- ment. The current Director of Developmental Entertainment is Mike Hanna, a graduate student. His assistant, Paul Van Guilder, is the Publicity Director. Our House of Developmental Entertain- ment is advised by Campus Programs, a division of Complementary Education. The main idea behind Our House was that the performing would be done by students for students as well as being run by students. Throughout its six year existence it has kept up with this idea of a student-run program. " We (Paul and I) do all the work; booking the acts, working with the staff of the Student Union, setting up chairs, putting up posters, giving out press releases and ads. We do it all, " said Mike Hanna. Their positions are paid; and they are serious about their work. The main production for Our House is the auditioning of acts for the Mountaineer Talent Search. " In the past there has been an idea that Our House was a Christian organization because so many of the acts had a religious background which is true, but we take any and all auditioners; we have no prejudice, " explained Hanna. In the last couple of years refined performers have taken the stage in Our House to audition for the Talent Search bringing crowds of followers and fans. " It has really gotten crowded at the audtions the last couple years as compared to the past, " said Hanna. The winner of the Talent Search is awarded 300.00 dollars, second place receives 200.00 dollars, third place receives 150.00 dollars while each of the other seven of the top ten receive 50.00 dollars. The judging of the preliminary auditioning is done by students. There is usually a music major, a drama major, a voice major and someone from the student body for an overall viewpoint. The judges for the finals of the Talent Search, however, are professionals picked from the community for some talent that they specialize in. For the last couple of years the judges have been; the President of Lees McRae College, the voice professor of Lees McRae, Assistant Vice Chancellor Barbara Daye, and the winner as well as beginner of The Mountaineer Talent Search, Greg Galloway. Wendy Lopp is a graduate stu- dent in Clini- cal Psychology. Wendy works two days a week in Lenoir at the Willie M. Mental Health Center working with violent and emotionally disturbed chil- dren. It is one of three prac- ticums she must fulfill to re- ceive her masters. Wendy is also involv- ed as an acade- mic advisor in the General College. (( Just out of the Navy, Terry Kelchner is studying business, with the hopes of following in the footsteps of his father and working with NCR. He said his fleet was called the AyatoUah fleet, because in 1980 his ship was supposed to sail to Iran. A masters candidate in English, Anthony Tinsley said, " I dig Shakespeare, and I like the romantics, " Anthony is a teaching as- sistant and has been very involved with Cold Mountain Review. He said Faulkner and Thomas Wolfe influenced him a lot. He said, " To keep sane while reading so many classics, I read Hunter S. Thompson along with my school readings. " Nicole Sevier will graduate in May with a compu ter science de- gree, concentra- ting in physics and accounting. After graduation, Nicole plans on doing her intern- ship at Oak Ridge National Labs, then will head to Georgia Tech to attend graduate school. Nicole said, " I would like to get into systems design, and developing software. " From Pickens, S.C., Eugene Purry went into political science because he hopes to represent and help people by being in office. Eugene said, " I would like to aim for the Senate. " He ' s pulling for Mondale and said, " Some tag him with Carter, but Mondale didn ' t run the show. " Eugene said he is concerned with the shift in power in Russia, and feels we ' re in a cold war with the Soviets. He likes to read U.S. News and World Report and Runners ' World. Steve Voyles is a Special Education major. He enjoys chal- lenging people and hopes to do so while teaching some day in a Middle School. He sees the teenage years as very crucial, " That ' s when they ' re building their ethics and forming their beliefs and developing their sexual identity. " Be- fore coming back to school, Steve was drafted in ' 70 and went to Seattle ' s Nuclear Missile Site as a dog- handler. Steve has Steve has put himself through school working as the projectionist at The Appalachian Theater. Martha Pyatte is an inspiration to all who know her. She is 73 years old and is currently enrolled in 18 credit hours at ASU. She said. " I really never thought about the aging process. There ' s so much left to be done in our lives, " A year ago Martha ' s husband died, and she said, " I didn ' t want to sit around knitting and slowly die, so I decided to get back into school. " She taught various high school subjects and has traveled to France. Martha doesn ' t let an opportunity go by. Harold Brandhuber ' s expertise setters keeps the bowling alley rolling. Bet upkeep, maintenance, and 6 bowling classes a day, he has a happy spirit about his work. He said, " If you ' re .not happy with a job, don ' t do it - do what you like I to do. " jy 1 His hand made boxes, Indian crafts and gentle spirit give him away. His name is Bern Grey Owl, and he travels around selling his goods and talking to people. He spent time in downtown Boone and the Plemmons Student Union. Originally from New York, he came to this area because of the people and their ! interest in the earth and Indian culture. A harried person passing by Bern may hear him speak of going to the woods and emptying himself of worries, guilt and pain. It Mmm Behind the Yosef mascot is Todd Hutchinson. " Despite the drawbacks of the weight of the Yosef uniform, and the extreme heat, he loves the children Yosef attracts - it ' s like being a Walt Disney character. Todd is a Public Relations major. History graduate student, Renee Boughman is interested in Latin America. Her thesis is on liberation theology. Renee is very interested in teaching and being involved with community service work, especially with regard to hunger issues. She said, " Doing community work should not be something one does once in awhile, but rather a habitual part of one ' s life. " From Philadelphia, Dan Sweeney and his family came to Boone after his time with the Air Force at Cam p LeJune. Dan is a senior computer science major. He has a two year old boy and his wife is expecting another. Dan said, " 1 love to take my little boy out for walks all over the place - he especially likes the duck pond. " Billy Hoggs is a speech communica- tions major. He is the Chief Justice of the University Court and an active member of the ASU forensics team. Billy ' s philoso- phy of life is, " Live each day to the fullest. It may be your last. " He has been the recipient of over 20 awards during his time debating for the ASU team. Billy hopes to someday become a teacher and a debate coach. Honors Math student Pat Tamer would like to attend Clemson ' s Masters program and teach on the University level. He is an R.A. in Coffey Hall and said, " The people at ASU are great! 1 want to be the best person and mathematician 1 can be. " Rhonda Kincaid is a senior Information systems major. She said she enjoys figuring out prob- lems. Rhonda would like to open a Day Care Center one day for working mothers. She plans on getting married this year, and loves to motorcycle ride on the parkway with her fiance. " Most of all I love to get to know people and really understand them. " ina Clayton is a History major interested in studying city planning. She plans on attending VPI ' s graduate program in hopes of broadening her background to include environmental and energy studies. Gina is very interested in historical preservation as well. Gina ' s interests in history range from the 1860 ' s, New Nihilism in Russia the social and cultural atmosphere in Europe after WWL Marggi Robbie is a junior speech path- ology major. She plans on attending graduate school in St. Louis. Marggi said her goal in life is to share her faith in Jesus Christ with others, and not shove religion down people ' s throat. Marggi enjoys sailing in the Bahamas with her family and racing in regattas. Kurt Matheson, director of Graphics and Student Print- ing, enjoys his work and said it ' s been his release from school. A junior printing and production major, Kurt hopes to go into a manager ' s position in commerical printing and graphics. Kurt said, " I like a challenge and feel that one Political Science major, Rob Patton would like to head towards a Ph.D in inter- national law. Concerning Reagan, Rob said, " Reagan ' s gun-boat diplo- macy is nothing but a show. He ' s hurting our nation and knows nothing about foreign policy. Most of the appointees to the U.N. have never had a political science course. " LECTURE SERIES In 1982, the Artist and Lecture Committee unified their efforts to find major speakers by developing a theme. The theme for this year ' s Series was entitled, " Whose Earth? Our Environment in the ' 80 ' s " . Dr. Ole Gade of the Geography Department coordinated some very controversial speakers, beginning with Hugh Kaufman, Director of the Environmental Protection Agency ' s toxic waste program. Kaufman, known as ' the Whistle Blower ' , spoke on the Great Hazardous Waste Scandal. It was his testimony before Congress in 1978 that exposed the Love Canal Case. He aroused ASU ' s conscience as well, especially with his candid criticism of the Reagan Administration ' s environmental policies. On November 16th, the series moved on to host Dr. Barry Commoner, an environmentalist and former presidential candidate. Asking 200 students at Farthing Auditorium, " Who is deciding what to do with our national resources? " He stressed that those making decisions are more interested in short-term porfits, i.e., those of the big oil companies. He pointed out the close-knit ties between economic and political issues, stressing that Americans need to move towards " social governance " of the country ' s resources, and put a stop to big companies running the show. Wrapping up the series was Karl Gross- man, an award winning journalist, who roused the campus with the issues of toxic chemicals and governmental entanglement in a conspiracy to poison America for their profit. Grossman told shattering tales and projected reams of slides to about 300 students revealing the government and chemical industry ' s conspir- atorial production and use of hazardous chemicals - use that is causing cancer epidemics in the U.S. Grossman said chemicals like EDB pesticides, PCB ' s and the pesticide Temik (one used by farmers which has been found to be ten times more powerful than cyanide), have increased the percentage of environmentally caused cancer to between 80 and 90 percent. " Wait until the ' 90 ' s, " said Grossman, referring to the time that chemicals need to build and manifest themselves in the environment. The frightening facts revealed through all three speakers left quite an impact on ASU students and faculty. Many thanks go to the speakers and the organizers of the Lecture Series for bringing crucial issues to the forefront. - Babette Munn STUDENT INTERVIEWS AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY BABETTE MUNN GPVDUATES James Michael Bennett— Ci Weldon M. Burt— Louisburg Mike Cave— Boonviiie Brad Daniel— Pisgah Forest Barry Dean— Eden Ellen L. Dixon— Morganton Joseph Nelson Dollar— Burlington Mitzi Y. Hughes— Elk Park Michael G. Hypes— Radford, va Kelley Lawing— Hickory Leslie Susan Lemaster— Charlotte John Liner— Cedar G Mark Lockman— StateevUie Debra Elaine Lowtharpe— TayloraviUe Caralyn Markle— Cary Laura E. McKaskel— Boone Sherry Mills— New Bern Gail Moody— Marion. SC James Pearson— Manning, sc Tricia Peterson— Boone Edward Douglas Pinyan— China Grove Sabrina Rhodes Thoma«%-iUe Mark D. Rockett— Wilkesboro Kay S. Sinclair— Boone Wayne J. Timberlake— Boone Mark Tuccillo— Trenton. NJ Sharon L. Widman— Fayetteviiie Penny Abernathy— Livington John Absher- Wilkesboro Jacqueline Adams— Lenoir Jerry Ray Adams— Piney Creek Keith Howard Adams— Andrews Dayna Aldridge— BurnsviUe Raymond K. 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Barnes— Goldsboro Sandra Barnett— Greensboro David Barrett— Kings Mountain Gwen Barton— Charlotte Robert Baskerville- Greensboro Irene Frances Bass— charlotte Jonathan T. Batchelor— Murfreesboro Natalie Noell Bauman— Boone Rebekah Beasley— Greensboro Tony E. Beasley— Smithfield David Michael Beeler— Gastonia David Bell— Greenville, SC Mark Benfield— Leiington Cathy Bennett— Charlotte Jill A. Bennett- Greensboro Jill Denise Bennett— Greensboro Jose Bernal- Medellin. Columbia, SA Susan Paige Billings— High Point Brent Bingham— KernersvUe Kimberly A. Birskovich— Grover Ben Blackburn— Todd Edward Blackburn— CherryviUe Dan Blackwelder— Concord Bryan S. Blakley— Winston-Salem Kimberly Jean Blakley— winstonSalem Andrea K. Blalock— Durham Carl Blue— West End Patrice Blue— Southern Pines Joe Boitnotte— Salem, VA Debbie Bolton— Boone Joe Boone — Boone Mary Beth Boone— Boone Sherry K. Boose— Winston-Saiem Martha Booze— Wataut Cove Cynthia Boshears— Puilear Elizabeth Boss— Franklin, TN Jackie Bostic— Buijaw Susan Boudreau— Daytona Beach, FL Michael Scott Boulton-Chapei Hill Tamera Lynn Bowen— Matthews M illie Boyce— Charlotte Ryan Brackett— Gastonia Tina Bradshaw— Banner Elk Randall K. Brady— Bennett Gregory S. Braswell— Smithfield Kim Britton— Gastonia Beth Ann Brooks— Fletcher Cynthia E. Brown— Jefferson David Brown— Winston-Salem Deborah D. Brown— Linville Falls Ken Brown— Charlotte Kimberly E. Broyhill— Wilkesboro Len A. Broyhill— Wilkesboro Michelle Lynne Bruinsma— Winston-Salem Labinda Bryan— FayetteviUe Karen Bryant— Greensboro Heather Buck— Raleigh Amy Buckland— Greensboro Chip Buff— Charlotte Miriam Kelley Bullard— Rocky Mount Gina M. Bumgarner— Hudson Jo Herbert Bumgarner— Millers Creek Mark Steven Bumgarner— TitusviUe, fl Jonathan Burgess— Charlotte Lisa L. Burke— Burlington Teila Burleson— Newiand Melissa J. Burnette— Louisburg Toby Burrell— Bryson City Christopher M. Bursch— Moorestown, nj Sandra Leigh Butler— Mountain City, TN Crystal Callicutt— Asheboro Carolyn Cameron— Sanford James D. Camp— Hickory Katherine Camp— Shelby Kim Campbell— AsheviUe Robin Campbell— BoonviUe Chris Canipe— Hickory Jeff Canipe— Boiling Springs Kim Canipe— Hickory Mary E. Cantrell— Mooresviiie Wade R. Capehart-New York, NY David Carleton— Winston-Salem Robert C. Carpenter— Boone Elisa Carroll— Matthews Martha L. Carroll— FayetteviUe Nori Carson— YoungsvUle Carol Carter— Salisbury Kimberlee E. Carter— AsheviUe Susan Cash— Charlotte Craig Cass— Pfafftown Eric M. Cawthorne— Durham Ginger Cecil— ThomasviUe Faye A. Chadwell— FayetteviUe R. Scott Charest— MockaviUe Charlene Charles— Trinity Tina Lynn Chilton— Greensboro Donna Clark- North wilkesboro Scott Clay-Midland Gina L. Clayton— Charlotte Cameron Clegg— Greensboro Robin Clemmer— Greensboro Donald R. Clemons— Maple View, NY Patti Cline— Dallas David Cobb— Boone Kelly D. Coble— Kannapolia Denise Coholich— Peachtree City, GA John Collins— Fayetteville Kathy Collins— Greensboro Tanya Collins— Westfieid Lee ComptOn— ThomasviUe Anna Marie Coon— Pineola Falls Cooper— Boone Sarah Cooper— Brevard Lynn Cope— Cooleemee Michael S. Carlton— Raleigh Greg M. Cornett— Boone Laura L. Correll- Charlotte Martha A. Cosby— Denver Donald E. Cover— Cooleemee Carl Covington— Kemersville Dara Lee Cox— Buiton Lynne Cox— Pinehurst Kathy Coyne— Greensboro Robert W. Coyner— Raleigh Fonda Craft— Lewisvijie Bill Craig— Raleigh Bill Crenshaw— Cramerton Kelly R. Crisco— Charloltte David F. Crocker— Gastonia Krista Crouch— AsheviUe Regina CrOUSe— Lexington Steven Lee Crowe— Morganton Larry Crump— High Point Laura Ann Cupp- ohnson City, TN Marc Czarnecki— Candler Joann M. D ' Alessandro— Charlotte Sherry Ann Dancy— Sutesviue Cheryl Daniels— Rocky Mount Dianna D ' Aurora— Boone Michael Scott Daves— Morganton Miller Roy David— w. Jefferson Linda Davis— Marion Amanda Day— Spruce Pine Ashley Leigh Deal— Hickory Mark Houston Deaver— Charlotte Kathy Lynn Dehart— StoneviUe Debbie Dellinger— Spruce Pine Michelle Demnicki- Moyock Joe Depasquale— Greensboro Anthony G. Devine— Charlotte Steven Dale Dezern— Salisbury Jeffrey S. Dickinson— RocksviUe, MD Kimberly Dickinson— Asheboro Joe DifalcO— Pompano Beach. FL Gina Lynne DiggS— Bessemer City Beth Lynn Dilday— Ahoskie Jesse M. Dingle— Spring Lake Joe Nathan Dixon— Kinston Cynthia Dollyhite— Mount Airy Andy Dulin— Charlotte Heidi M. Dunkelberg— AsheviUe Linda D. Dunn— Concord Susan Earnest— Dobson Phyllis Easterling- Charlotte Lynda Eatmon— Bailey Sarah L. Echerd— Hickory Stephan A. Edwards— Durham William R. Edwards— Durham Allison Eldridge— Fayetteville Susan Gail Ellington— Raleigh Jimmy Elliott— StatesvUie Luwonna Ellis— MocksviUe David W. Engel— Morehead City Jimmy Everette— Murfreesboro Ann Everhart— Winston-Salem Dale M. Everhart— Lewisville Melva Everidge lonesville Dale Fair— Dreiel Laura L. Fairbanks— StevensviUe. MI Beverly A. Faircloth— Stedman Roger Dean Farnheart— Greensboro Richard Farris— Vaidese David J. Faulkner— Connelly Springs Fran Feimster— Sutesville Sabrina Lynn Ferguson— WinrtonSaiem Carole Fields— Greensboro Frank File— Salisbury Edward J. Finney— Coral Springs, fl Cheryl Fisher— Chapel HiU Jill Fisher— Swannanoa Mary Fizer— Morganton Elizabeth Fletcher— state Road Lisha T. Florence— Fayetuville Jeffrey Forbes— Hickory HoUie P. Foreman— Asheville Christine Forney— Waihaw Amanda Foster— Stony Point Chris Fowler— Charlottt Scott Fowler— Winston-Salem Skip Fox— Charlotte Deborah Frederick— Hillsborough Tara L. French— Granchburg, nj Teresa Fugua— Arden Jatana Fulk— Charlotte Darlene Galean— WinstonSalem Lisa Gay Callaway— Hartsvjiie, SC Tamyra Gang— Raleigh Danny Garner— Robbins Mac H. Garner— Lincolnton Philip L. Garrison— Pinehurst Eric Lamar Gentry— Hickory Gregory G. Gerding— Baltimore, md Jane Gerlach— Greensboro Don Gibson— Hendersonville Michele Gilbert— Brevard Rhonda L. Gilbert— Claremont Allison Gilbreath— Greensboro Charles R. Gilchrist— Brown Summit Suzanne S. Gilroy— YoungsvUle Jeffrey Scott Gibson— Greensboro Stephen Gleasner- Denver Sherrill Godfrey— statesviUe Gregory S. Godwin— Clayton Paul Nelson Goeway— Holden, ma Pamela Kaye Goodman— w. Jefferson C. Bruce Gordon— Asheviiie T. J. Gouveia— Fayetteville Carol Grant— Salisbury Daniel Grassi- Raleigh Joseph Graves— Frenandina Beach, FL Linda Cheran Gray— Aaheboro Sharon E. Gray— Winston-Salem Johnny Graybeal— Creston Bryan D. Green— Mocksville Tracie J. Greenway— Tryon Janet Greer— Wiikesboro Lois G. Grier — KarmapoUs Glen M. Griffin— Charlotte Patricia Anne Griffin— Raleigh Thomas Griffith— Clemmons John G. Grubb— GreenviUe, SC Rick Grubb— Walkertown Roger D. Gunn— Gibsonville Bradley S. Haas— Newton Dale Hagwood— Reidsviiie Libby Hallman— Boone Clarence E. Hamilton— Simpson John P. Hampton— Pilot Mountain Scott HaneS— Leiington Tamera Sue Hard-Winston Salem Jill Frances Hardy— Siioam Leigh Anne Harkey- Gastonia Cheri Yvonne Harmon— Vilas Greg Harmon— Behnont Herbert A. Harrell— Burgoia Charles Harrelson— Fayetteville Allan R. Harrington— TayiorsviUe Betina Jane Harris— Forest City Edwin R. Harris — Sute Road Leigh Harris— Durham Mark Harris— Sparta FT ' HT ' TT ' F smm . Stanley E. Harris— Durham Tod S. Harris— Chap«i HUl Lee Harrison— High Point Belinda Kaye Hartley— Lenoir Deborah HartZOg— Grassy Creek Andy S. Harvey— Morganton David Harward— Durham Pamela D. Harward— Wadesboro Donald Hastings— Bessemer City Liz Hatcher— Mount Airy- Linda Cheryl Hatley— Kannapolis Jeff Hauser- Mount Airy Martha Hayden— Hampstead Bill Haymore— Mount Airy Ricky Lane Hedden— Gastonia David Hege— Winston-Salem Judy Helms— Charlotte Melissa Helms— Charlotte Jason Hendrix— Advance John G. Hendrix— Ferguson Amy Hession— Atlanta, ga Rhonda Hester— Asheviiie Ronald L. Hicks— Greensboro Tamera T. Hicka— Banner Elk Sue Higgins— Memphis. TN Gilchrist Hill— Winston-Salem Jonathan A. Hill— Charlotte Roger Hill— Fairmont Daryl Hinshaw— Winston-Salem Larry Hinshaw— Badin Robert R. Hodges— Mount Airy Anna C. Hoey— Charlotte Angela G. Holcomb— Elkin Franklin E. Holder— Boone Heidi L. Holder— Boone Keith Holder— Kemersville David K. Holley— Greenville Amy Hood— Charlotte Derek A. Hooper— Boone Sheila Homey— Newiand David Max Horton— Pilot Mountain Elizabeth G. Horton— Morganton Alison Houston— Charlotte John M. Howard— Boone Regina G. Hoyle— Morganton Jo Dee Hudson— Lexington Deborah Hudspeth— Winston-Saiem Frank Robert Huffman— Dreiei Keith Huffman— Purlear Kyle J. Huffman— Salisbury Joe H. Huggins— Maiden David A. Hughes— Murphy Nancy C. Hughes-Jamestown Anthony Dale Hunt— Louisburg Tony Hunter— High Point MitZ Hurst— Wadesboro Kelly Ayn Hutching— Charlotte Brantley Hylton— Greensboro Karen E. Ireland— Charlotu Alan V. Jackson— Southern Pines Pamela Jackson— Windsor Ellen J. Jacobowitz— Greensboro Donna Kay Jenkins— Bessemer City Jami Jenkins— MooresviUe Joe Jennings— E Durham Alesia Johnson— Conway. SC Denna Drue Johnson— Vale Julia E. Johnson— Garner Karyn Johnson— Charlotte Kelly Johnson— Hickory- Patricia Lloyd Johnson— .Matthews Vanessa Johnson— Fayetteviiie Kit Johnston— Charlotte Laura Joyce— High Point Sandy Joyce— Mount Gilead Sharon Denise Joyner— Dobson Traoie Lynn Joyner— Franklin Barry A. Justin— HendersonviUe Pamela Keehan— Arden Nancy Keener— Whittier John F. Keger— Winston-Salem Melissa Kemp— Warrensville Lisa Kennedy— Castlewood, VA J. Lynn Key— statesville Lisa Annette Key— Sanford Stephanie Ann Kilgore— AsheviUe Sandy Killen— Greensboro Sean Kilmartin- Greensboro Bennett King— Charlotte Rebecca F. King— Spartanburg, sc Sandy Rae King— Raleigh Cynthia Kirby— Charlotte Gregory Kevin Kirby— Cherryville Frances Elaine Kirkman- Boone Vicki D. Kirkpatrick— Pleasant Garden Paula Ellen Klutz-Boone Karen Kneib-Whitepiains, md Barry Lee Knight— Hendersonville Gayl A. Knox— Boone Lori Koon — Winston-Salem Donna Kozlowski— Ft. Lauderdale, FL James E. Kuczero— Boone Garry J. Kusilka— Fayetteville Jeff La keman— Miami, FL Dennis C. Lamaster- Deep Gap Gail Lamm— Spring Hope David Merritt Lance— AsheviUe Susan K. Laney— Granite Falls Maureen Langan— Charlotte Lisa Langley— Siler City Denise Larsen — New Bern Laurie E. Lawing— Lenoir Alan Lawrence— Leiington David Lawrence— St. Matthews, SC Donald Lawrence— Franklin Tim LaWSOn— Blowing Rock John David Layne— Sanford Kenneth B. Leach— Gumming, ga Antonio Leal— Winston-Salem Vaneta Leaper— Charlotte Greg Lear— Charlotte Bobbi Jane Ledford Donna Lynn Ledford— Mount Airy Joanne Lee— Brevard Lori Lynne Lee— Mount Holly Errol S. Lester— wiikesboro Valerie Lewis— Newport Debbie Lichtenhahn— Spruce Pine David Light— Matthews Daniel S. Lineberry— Charlotte Nancy Litaker— Charlotte Tamara C. Litaker— Concor d Teresa Little— Lexington Karen Anne Lockman— Lincobton Daniel Loftis— Mount Airy Tim Long Iefferson Robert Loo— Boone Peter Lopiano— Boone Patty Lorenz— Atlanta, GA Timothy M. Lowrance— Greensboro Troy Lowrie— Bluff City, TN Michael Eric Loy— BurUngton Scott Loy— BurUngton Michael W. Lucas— winnsboro, SC Steven B. Lucas— Roanoke Rapids Sharon E. Lumadue— Charlotte Christina L. Lumley— Brown Summit James W. Luster— Charlotte Frank Phillip Luther— Boone Donna LutZ — Maiden Michael Lyall— North wiikesboro Ted W. Mabe— Morganton Jane MacKenzie— Concord Kevin Madden — Greensboro Roland Maddrey— Greensboro Joni Linn Madison— AsheviUe Thomas A. Magrader— Greenwood, sc Renee Malley— Charlotte Nola Malone— Greensboro Wendy S. Marks— Boo ne Debra S. Marshall— Monro« Jamie E. Marshall— Charlotte David Martin— Gastonia Ginger Faye Martin— Winaton-Sidem Rick Martin— Lenoir Greg Mason— PineviUe Leigh Massey— Charlotte Jeanne Ellen Mast— Valle CrucU Steve Masters- Asbcviiie Dana Marie Mataragus— Charlotte Kevin Mathews— Wadesboro Tiffany Mathis— HendersooviUe Allison Leigh Matncy— Lexington Cathy Matthews— Boge Thomas L. Mauldin— Albemarle Mike Maust— Asheboro L. Tracy McAuley— Hickory David McBride— Mocksviiie Scott McCallum— Troy Maureen McCann— Newton John Joseph McCaskey— Boone Deborah McCoy— Belmont Denise R. McCraw— HendersonviUe Misty McCreery— Lexington Alan Clark McCrory— Brevard Allen R. McCurry— Micaviiie Andy McDavid— Sanford Maysie McDonald— Red Springs Steven McDowell— Brevard Jeff McGalliard— Charlotte Brenda McGee— Candler Philip E. McGimsey Jeff McGinnis— Mooresboro Myra Catherine McGinnis— Brevard Tami McInneS— Wlnston-Salem William H. Mclntyre— Columbia, SC Brad McKee— York, me Doug McKee— Ocaia, fl Rhonda McKenzie— Greensboro Betsy McLelland— Boone Penny R. McMahan— Lexington Mary C. McMillan— Charlotte William B. McMillian— Durham Allison McNeely— Cola, SC Joanna C. McNeill— Asheboro Gina Meade— Ferguson Neil Medlin— HoUy Ridge Duane E. Melton— Concord Kelly Menius— Salisbury Rene D. Merrill— Hudson, oh Bernice E. Miller— Conover Brett Miller— Hickory Darlene Miller— Coierain Ken Miller— Morganton Sandie Miller— Pfafftown Ricky Millwood— Forest City Richard Minton— Boone Debra Lynn Mitchell— Matthews Susan M. Mitchell— Wlnston-Salem Steve Mollach— Boone Timothy W. Moody— Asheboro Jan Elizabeth Moore— Jamestown Lisa Erin Moore— Boone Marchelle Moore— Raleigh Melanie Moore— Henrietta Teresa Moore— Dobson Sandra Moretz— Boone David Tweed Morgan— Marshviiie Pamela Morgan— Hickory Dan Morphis— Bluefield, WV Mark Stephen Morris— Chapel Hill Kenneth Mulker— North Tazweii, va Ginny Mullis— Boone Daniel MunOZ— Alexandria, VA Don Munson— Montreal Ken Murray— Boone Michael Murray— Marshviiie Patty L. Murray— Claremont Teresa Murray— Waikertown Peter B. Nachand— Rural Hall Sandy Nail— King Michael Nauman— Matthews Katherine Neal— Durham Kelly Newman— Concord Joseph M. Nicks— Statesville Robert P. Nix— N. Myrtle Beach, SC Debbie Nokovich— Winston-Salem Paul Norwood— St. Lincoln Johnny Nussman— Charlotte Vance O ' Brien— KemersviUe Charles L. O ' Bryant— Boone Liliana Ojeda — Nahariya, Israel Tamara Papineau Olsen— Boone Thomas V. Osborne— Greensboro David Osmer— TaylorsviUe Hugh Osteen— Durham Tom Owen— Boone Audrey Owens— Shaiiote Johnna Owens — StoneviUe Tammy Owens — Millers Creek Kimberly Peace amestown Terry W. Pack— Nebo Sharon Padgett— Graham David R. Page— Chapel Hill Lorrie Page— Eion College Sandy Page— Winston-Salem Chris Palmer— Raleigh Daniel Palmer— Welcome Robert P almer— Charlotte Annette D. Parker— Durham James A. Parker— North WUkesboro Sheila Dean Parker— Monroe Yvonne Parker— Hayesviile Lynne Parks— Burlington Ronald W. Parks — statesvilie Reggie Pate— Newton Craig Patterson— Graham Donna L. Patterson— Charlotte Celia Pearson— Miami, fl Katrina Ann Peeler— Salisbury Jane Pegram — Germantown John R. Pennell— Greer, SC Lucy Peterson— Banner Elk Michael G. Phelps— Winaton-Saiem Billy O. Phillips— Elon CoUege Charles J. Phillips— Wineton-Salem Eva C. Phillips— Raleigh Jeff Phillips— Salisbury Randall Phillips— Spruce Pine Mickey S. Pickler— Albemarle Sloane W. Pigg— Waynesboro Susan Gray Pinnix— Winston-Saiem Cathy Anita Pinson— Boone Karen Pittman— Hickory Karen Lynne Pittman— Pineola Lisa Poe— Carthage Pamela L. Poe — Jefferaon Philip Poe— Charlotte Scott Poole— SaUsbury Renee Poplin— Ronda EUen Ashley Powell— Chapel Hill Beth Powers— Tarboro Tommie Powers— Godw in Charles B. Prefontaine— Greensboro Ray Prescott— Boone J. Michael Prevo— Boone Warren W. Privott— Rocky Mount Richard A. Pruett— Raleigh Mark Puett— Asheville Brian K. Purcell— Murphy Keith S. Rainwater— Statesvilie Eddie Rash— West Jefferson Ray Reid— Burlington Donna S. Renfro — Green Mountain Renee Nan Renter— Conover Busch Reynolds — Greensboro Christopher A. Rhodes— Charlotte Denise L. Rice— Cary Timothy W. Rice— Boone Kevin Richard— Boone Barry G. Richards— Concord Jeffrey Bruce Richards— Unoir Sharon Richardson— Charlotte Pamela Ruth Ridge— High Point Rhonda Ridge— Denton Todd Ridgeway— Gre«r, sc John K. Riggsbee— Raleigh Melanie Riley— Augusu, ga Kenneth Edward Rivera— Ft. Washington, md Jeff Alan Rizoti— Wiikesboro Kimberly L. Roach— Advance Willis Council Robbins— Boone Bradley H. Roberts— Boone Jennifer A. Roberts— Boone Linda J. Roberts— Patt«reon Luann Roberts— Gibsonvilie Betsy C. Robertson— Mount Airy Jan Robertson— Purlear Jennie Robinson— AshevUle John F. Robinson— Morganton Joani S. Rogers— Graham Kristin G. Rogers— BadersviUe William Scott Rogers— Granite Fails Caroline Roof— Lexington John Thomas Roos— Cary Alyson Rose— Charlotte Paula S. Rott— AsheviUe Lars Rousseau— Bakersville Stewart Rovinson- Lyman, sc James Rowe— Marion Michael E. Royal— Southport Eric Ruby— Mocksviiie Debbi Rutler— Hickory Martha A. Sain— Monroe Dana Saleeby— Belmont Timothy Lee Samuel— High Point Trisha Seism— Shelby Carolyn Scotchie— AsheviUe Anika Scott— High Point Craig Watts Scott— Concord Virginia Scudder— Kemersviiie Gina Sealey— Boone W. Thomas Secrest— Boone Debbie Self— Pfafftown Nicole E. Sevier— Marietta, ga Pat Shaw— Elon College Brenda G. Shell— Roanoke Rapida Gary Wayne Shell— Morganton Bradley J. Shelton— Maiden Lynn Ann Shelton— Woodbridge WUliam T. Sherrill- Greenaboro William D. Shields— Greenville Kim Shuffler— Morganton Emma Sidden— Tobaccoviue Karen Kay Sides— High Point Jane K. Sigmon— Newton Crystal Simmons— White Plains Jeffrey A. Simmons— Wilmington Gayna Leigh Simons— Hickory Marq Wayne Sims— Raleigh Donna Kaye Sink— High Point Phillip Sizemo re— Walnut Cove Shannon Sizemore— Leiington Jimmy Slagle— Boone Meloney Sloan— HuntersvUie Regina Sloop— wiikesboro Louann H. Smart— Boone Betty Smith- Betty Smith— Goldsboro Cynthia Smith— Boone Deborah Smith— ThomaaviUe Judy Diane Smith— Eden Laurie Leigh Smith— TaylorsvjUe Marilee J. Smith— Gary Pamela Ann Smith— Lenoir Shaun Grant Smith— King Wendy Smith— Vero Beach. FL Ann Snipes — Lincolnton Lori Snow— Dobson Susan Sorrells— Charlotte James Southerland — Jacksonville Terri Sparks— TaylorsvUle Teresa Spurling— Lawndale Libby C. Spencer— Grassy Creek Sharon Spigner— Columbia, SC Greg Springs — Mount HoUy Kimberly S. Stamey— Lincointon Paul David Stancil— Concord Dana Stanley— Boone Dedra L. Stewart— Boone Michael Stewart Pineola Yvonne Stewart — North Wilkesboro Cheri R. Stillwell-Rhodhiss Alan Stimpson— LewisvlUe Tim Stokes— Winston-Salem Brian L. Stoll— Hickory Shawn A. Stone— Boone Susan C. Storcks— Hampstead Dallas Stoudenmire— Wilmington Amy M. StrOUpe— Huntersville Nancy L. Sturgill— Lansing Keith Surber- Burlington Judy Swaim — Winston-Salem TakahirO Takayama— Kanazawa City, Japan Ann Austin Talbert— Rockwell Patrick Alan Tamer- Winston-Salem Steve Tanenbaum— Bethesda, md Ellen Taylor— Boone Mark E. Taylor— Charlotte Paula Taylor— Lexington Chuck Teague— Indian Trail Mark L. TedrOW— Winston-Salem Lisa TettertOn— Rocky Mount Harry Thetford- Greensboro Connie L. Thomas— Charlotte Judy Thomas— Skyland Karen Thomas— Broadway Tanya Thomas— Lenoir Gwenn Thompson— stateaviiie Vennie Thompson— Boone Robert W. Thornhill-Raleigh Bridget Tippett— Greensboro John M. Todd— Boone Rebecca Jean ToUey— Newiand Jeffrey Scott Topping— Boone Ralph Dwight Tucker— ConneOy Springs Pam Tulburt— Purlear Randall Turman— Greensboro Dawn A. Turner— Winston-Salem Bryan E. Tutterrow— HamptonvUie Connie Uhrich— Matthews Katherine E. Umberger— Greenville, SC Michelle M. Unangst— Columbia, NJ Curtis L. Vance— Spruce Pine Richard Venable— Goldsboro David Veto— Boone Mary Elizabeth Walden— Morganton Richard Terry Waldron— Burlington Michael Todd Walker— ReidsviUe Thomas E. Walker— Charlotte Beth Wallace— Orlando, fl Paul Hunter Walsh— Burlington Kevin R. Walter— Hickory Daniel Clayton Ward— Wilkesboro Daniel T. Ward— Wadesboro Charles H. Ware-Jacksonville, FL Dabney Ware— Coral Springs, fl Russell W. Warfield- Baltimore, md Brian WatkinS — Winston-Salem Mike Watson— Raleigh Claude Lee Webster— Greensboro Susan Eileen Welch— Washington Carolyn Welsh— Greenshore Janet L. Welsh— Matthews Madeline Wharton— Mars Hill Mark Wheless— Asheboro David Brooks White— Hendersonville Mark R. White— Boone Michael F. White— Concord William T. Whitehurst— Grifton Jeanie Whitcner— Shelby Martin Whitt— Winston-Salem Theresa Wilcox— Raleigh Karen Michele Wilhelm— Salisbury Bobby Wilhoit— Greensboro Wesley Wilkes— McLeansviUe Michelle E. Wilkins— Forest City Mark P. Wilkinson— StatesviUe Charles R. Willard— WinstonSaiem L. David Williams— Greensboro Sonya D. Williams— Trinity Vicki L. Williams— Mooresville Helen Frances Willis— Sanford Robert N. Willis— AsheviUe Betty L. Willoughby— Graham Hilda Wingo— Car ' John D. Winn— Boone Karen J. Withers— Greensboro Andy Witner— TobaccovUie Annelle R. Woggon— Ashevilie George A. Womble— New HiU Alan Wood— Mount Airy Andy Wood— Boone Bonita Wood— Matthews Joe Lynn Wood— Graham Kevin D. Woodie— Dreiel Wendy Woodin— Charlotte Janet Woodson— Charlotte Sterling Thomas Wooten— East Bend Janet L. Wright— Grumpier Jeff Wright— Shelby Cindy Wyant— Vaie Mary Wyatt— Sparta Reba Yarborough— TayiorsvUie John Richard Yelton— Rutherfordton Anita F. Young— Baimer Elk Frank D. Young— Eikin Roxanna Todd Young— ThomasvUle Pamela A. Zeni— Boone Melissa Zewalk— Albequerque, MM UNIORS Jane Abernathy— Conover Debbie Abernethy— Newton Jeff Absher— MarshviUe Bob Adams— BoonviUe John Adams— Duiham Mark A. Adkins— Eden Jennifer Albano— Swannanoa Angela B. Albright— Burlington Brenda Albright— EUenboro Pamela L. AUred— Lexington Jeffrey Almond— Hudson Ellen S. Andersen— Gary ' Daren B. Anderson— Concord Kristen Anderson— Morganton Laura Anderson— Morganton Martha D. Anderson— Raleigh Lovey Anderson— Mount ouve Susan Anhold— Bridgewater. VA. Delann Ansted— Launnburg Deborah M. Armstrong— New Hem Thomas A. Arnel— Chapel Hill Cynthia L. Arnold— Asheviiie Margaret A. Austin— Hickory Anne Avery— Plumtree Belinda Bailey— Keniy Audrey Baker— West Jefferson Bryan Baker— Raeford Gregory A. Baker— Valdese Samuel D. Ballew— Hickory Morgan T. Bandy— Manhewe Martin Banish— Salisbury Deborah L. Banks— Winston -Saiem Kenneth E. Barnes— Wilson Kymm Barnett— Gastonia Jay F. Barrett— Winston-Salem Henry M. Barrier— Mount Pleasant John K. Beauchamp— Clemmons Michael B. Beaver— Salisbury Regina Bell— Kings Mountian David Bender— Raleigh Regina Benfield— Graniu Fails Kaye Bentley— Boone Chris Benton— Newton Michael Benton— Charlotte Cindy Beyersdorfer— Charlotte Janet L. Bickett— Matthews Lyle D. Bishop— Triplen Shelia L. Bishop— Hudson Jeffrey K. Blackwell— KemersviUe David A. Blaha— Reidsviiie Margaret Blankenship— PineviUe Lynn Blankfard— Chapel HiU , John L. Blevins— Jefferson Butch Boles— YadkinviUe Charles D. Bolick— Conover Johnna K. Bolick— Newton Jonathan E. Bolin g— High Point Richard A. Bosley— Reisterstown, MD. Lisa Boswell— Greensboro Kevin Boudreau— Raleigh 111 aiBlBBE Truman M. Bradley— Boone Jim BrannoD—Davidaon Anna K. Brem— BUck Mountain Bunnie Brewer— Bennett Susan Bridges— Matthews Donna Brockman— Cramerton James A. Brooks— West Jefferson Brian L. Broome— High Point Cindy Brown— Lansing Deborah A. Brown— Greenville Libby Brown— Lexington Lori L. Brown— Asheboro Alicia Brummitt— Burlington Spence BrunSOn— Salisbury Debra Buchanan— Spruce Pine Steve Buchanan— Spruce Pine Douglas B. Buchanan— McGrady Beth Bull— Winaton-Salem Melanie Bulla— Raleigh Tim Bullard— Boone Connie L. Bumgarner— Stanley Robert M. Bundy— High Point Earl Burgess, Jr North Wilkeeboro Ron Burgin— Black Mountain Susan L. Burleson— Charlotte Teresa D. Burleson— Albemarle Elizabeth Burns— Granite Falls Ken Byerly— Hickory Clarence T. Byrd— Hamlet Scott Callender— Charlotte Joanie Cameron— Olivia Winifred Camp— Charlotte Lisa L. Campbell— Dallas Frank Carico— Sparta Marsha A. Carpenter— Matthews Rebecca Carpenter— Shelby Billy Carswell— Valdese Janet L. Carter— Kemereville Randy Carter— Mocksviiie Tamara Carter— MooresWUe Frank Caruso— Coral Springs, fl Mary M. Caswell— Boone Joseph CatchingS— Sherrills Ford Amanda Caudill— Boone Mark Chambers— Pfafftown Walter S. Chambliss— Boone Robert Chapin— Christianaburg, VA Lisa L. Chapman— Lenoir Michael A. Chapman— Lake Toiaway Priscilla K. Chapman— Rosman Kevin Chelko— Natrona Heights, PA Penelope G. Cherry— Fayetteviiie Robert M. Cheves— Charlotte David Childers— Taylorsville Don L. Chunn— Marion Susan E. Church— Turnersburg Jeffrey S. Claman— Carthage Charles L. Clark— Lenoir Regina R. Clark— Kernersville Willie Clark, Jr.— Clayton Angela Cline— High Point Nathan Clodfelter- Greensboro Glenn Clyburn— Van Wyck, sc. Nathan Cobb— Salisbury Teresa G. Cochran— East Flat Rock Jack D. Cockerham— Winston Salem Chris Coggins— High Point Priscilla Coleman— Brown Summit John M. Collins— Greensboro Suzanne D. Collins— Pilot Mountain Jill Combs— Union Grove Kim Conklin— Greensboro Patty Conley— Wilkesboro Millard S. Cook— Elk Park Sandra Cook— Newton Sharon Cope—Kcmersville Stephanie Cope— North Wiikesboro Mark D. Corbin— Franklin Lorinda L. Corne— Thomasvilie Cheryl Corrado- Charlotte Terry Corriher— China Grove Anne E. Cotton— Boone Robin Cox— Ramseui Todd D. Craig-Eikin Tim Creed— Mount Airy Stephen Crocker— Ft. Lauderdale, FL Bladen Crockett— Boone Linda Cromer— Lincolnton Martha P. Culler— Boone Kim Culp— NagB Head Marcia Currie— Red Springs Meana Cusimano— Cocoa Beach, FL Chris Czerwinski- Wanamasaa, NJ Leslie P. Dalton— Seneca, SC Tammy Daniel— Atlanta. GA Billy Davis-Jeffereon Jeanette Davis— Graham Patricia C. Davis— Charlotte Mary H. Day— Boone David Dayton, Jr.— Spruce Pine Garry Dean— Eden Mitchell Dean— Greensboro Joseph Deaton— BiBcoe Julius Deaton— Boone Laura Dedmon— Charlotte Richard T. Dettbarn— Boone Jeanne Dickerson— Roxboro Robert B. Dodson- Winston-Salem Diane M. Dolgas— Boone Kent Doobrow— High Point Kelia D. Dowell— Roaring Rivers Brett J. Dowling— Spartanburg, SC Lorie Downs— Vaie Erica Dreibholz— Arden Finley H. Dula— Boone Jeffrey L. Duncan— Hickory Steve S. Dunkley— Salisbury Denise Dunning— Matthews Janet L. Dupree— Charlotte Susie Earley— Kings Mountain Tammy Easter— King Camille Edlund— Davidson Darryl Edwards— Wineton-Salem Robin A. Edwards— West Jefferson Mariana Eggers— Boone Jim Elliott— Newton Amy K. Elmore— Gastonia Diane Engel— Lynchburg, VA Kevin H. Epley— Asheviiie Kelly Everson— Salisbury Frances D. Ewing— Haveiock Gregg Fagan— Tryon Pamela S. Farlow— Asheboro Claudia Ferguson— statesville Jodie Ferguson— Winston-Salem Marvin K. Ferguson— Charlotte Julia Fesmire— Staiey John Fesperman— Asheviiie Bradley S. Fisher— LewisvUie Kimberly A. Fitzgerald— wubar Lori Fleming— Fayetteville Thomas C. Fleming— Warrenton Brain Foley— Chase City, VA Jane Foody— Hollywood, FL Joseph Ford— Matthews Beth Foresta— Waldorf, md Robin M. Foster— Boone Ben A. Fox, Jr Boone Angelette Fox— Boone Mark R. Freeman— Huntersviiie Denise R. Fricke— TaieweU, va Kelly Furr- Concord Ken Furr— Charlotte Lori Gabriel— Lenior Maureen Gabriel— Conover Mitchell Garrison— Charlotte Sherry K. Garrison— Boone John Garwood— North WUkesboro Leanne Gay— Boone Jan Gentry— BoonviUe nHS " ?!] JSlrJl mm Deborah L. German— Sheiby Lisa G. Gibson— Kannapolis Millie Giles— GastonU Paula Gilleland— Troutman Aletha L. Glass— Ap«i Elizabeth P. Glenn— WiiutonSaiem Loria L. Goad— Boone Mistye Godsey- Man Hill Marty Godwin— Charlott Lynne Gouge— Spruce Pine Kelley Grabowski— CalUon, nj Bobby W. Gray-Gamer Bradley S. Greene— ciemmona David M. Greene— Raleigh Kimberly P. Greene— Marion Ramona M. Greene— FeyettevUie Teresa L. Greene— Raleigh Kathy Greenhill— Hildebran Joni L. Grey— WinstonSalem Marty Grier— Matthews Steven K. Griffin— Newton Steven L. Griffin— Greensboro Amber Griggs— Marshviiie Anne M. Grissom— Gastonia Sheila R. Grubb— Todd Mary Beth Guice— Aaheville Amy Gwyn— Hudson Jack Haddock— Charlotte Mark Hager— Landis Charles J. Haire— Viias Charles P. Hall— Ferguson Chris J. Hamilton— Northport. NY Sonja Hammett— Foreet City Jonathan L. Hampton— Orangeburg, sc Craig S. Hancock— Raleigh Kevin Hanner— Greensboro Frazier Hanover— Greensboro Ken Hanshaw— Lexington Lori L. Harmon— Charlotte Sandra Ann Harmon— Sugar Grove Sherrill Jay Harris— Old Fort Sharie E. Harrison— Boone Elizabeth Harrod— Raleigh Sally Hart— Fayetteville Jody L. Hartle- Roaring River Dana Hartley— Boone Wes Harward— Lake Park, FL Sara Annette Hash— Sparu Jeff T. Hastings— Connelly Springs Todd HaUSS— Lenoir Robert Allen Hawkins— Rocky Mount Cindy Hayes— Wiikesboro David Hayes— Lumberton Todd Royal Hayes— North wukesboro Danny Haynes— Mount Airy Barry Haywood— Landis Wendell Todd Heavner— Vale Melissa Heffner— Rutherfordton Roberta Irene Heffner— Lenoir Wendy Helms— Matthews Cristine E. Henderson— Wendell David Henderson— Franklin Maria A. Henderson— SuteavUie Phil Henderson— Yadkim-ille Susan Henderson— Charlotte Sara Hendrix— Murphy Timothy Russell Herman— Clemmons Curtis W. Herring— Wilmington Jeffrey Heybrock— Greensboro Curtis Martin Hicks— Oxford Vincent Todd Hicks— Burlington Barbara Ann Higgins— Sparta Wendell Hildebrand— Hildebran Angle Hill— Gastonia Edward C. Hill— Atlantic Linda Anne Hill— Asheboro Kevin Hinch—Cary Tiffany Hinshaw— High Point HirOShi Itoh— Shiga. Japan Brian Hoagland— Greensboro Michael R. Hobbs— Naples, fl Delora Hodges— Boone David A. Holston— Uiington Kelly S. Holbert— Hickory Jeffrey H. Holden— Charlotte John A. Holder— Raleigh Mary Hollar— Tayiorsville Carol A. Holshouser— Salisbury Janet Homesley— Kings Mountain Donna A. Honeycutt— Asheville Michael D. Hooks— Wilson Kim HOOS— Vinton, VA Steven Dwayne Hooven— Kernersviiie Lou Horner — Swansboro Evadale Hosaflook— Charlotte Anthony Ted HotZ— Greensboro Sonja Hougom— Hillsborough Donna Jo Houser— Vale Jane Brandt Hubbard— Rockville, md Bonni Hudson— Greensboro Linda Kay Hudson— Monroe Dannie McCoy Huffman— Hickory Kimberlee A. Huggins— Hickory Melanie Hughes— Murphy Robert Dale Hughes— BakersviUe Sherry R. Hughes— Bumsville Donna L. Hunt— Pinehurat Gail M. Hunter— Greensboro Scott Hunter acksonville Rosemary Huskins— Bumsville Todd Hutchinson— Leiington Eric Inman— Mount Airy Marshall G. Irby— Merritt island, FL Sharon E. Isaacs— Lenoir George F. Jackson— Winston-Saiem Darlene R. Jamerson- Asheville Ira Thomas Jarrell— Rockingham Vera Jarvis— Lincohiton Scott Lee Joyner— Nashville, TN Vanessia Jennings— Charlotte Andrew V. Johnson— Raleigh Cindy Johnson— Greensboro Tim Johnson— StatesvUle Dawn Joyner— Ronda Elizabeth Justus— HendersonWlle Fotina G. Kanos— Charlotte David Katterman— Asheville Luanne Keel— Bethel Janet Keller— MocksviUe Cindy Ann Kemp— Ruffin Donna Ketchum— Hampton Eun Kim— BurUngton Donna Kimball— Winston-Salem Cindi King— Raleigh Kathy King— Elon CoUege Leonard King— Boone Vikki Kinsland— Clyde Tammy Lorraine Kirby— Boone William E. Kirkland— Gastonia Jo Anne KluttZ— Monroe Tracy Knight— HendersonviBe Amy Kraft— Flat Rock Kim Kyle— High Point Christy Labfried— HendersonvUle Perry H. Lachot— Morganton Kim Lagle— MocksviUe Mark Laiklam— Hendersonville Kathleen Lamb— Charlotte Jackie Lambeth— Lexington Randy M. Lambeth— Thomasville Myra Land— Lenoir Jim Langcake— Monroe Barbara Latta— MocksviUe Sharon M. Laughter— Hickory Jane Lawrence — Ramseur Terry S. Lawrence— Winston-Salem V. J. LaWSOn— Eden Jeff Leaptrott— StatesviUe Mary Cynthia Ledford— RosweU, GA Tara Lee— Charlotte Kelly Lehman—Ashevilie Carol Lever— Matthews Lori Lewallen— Aaheboro John Lichvar— Mount Airy Richard C. Ling— Winetoa-Salem Barbara E. Litschert— Charlotte Richard G. Little— Charlotte Rebecca D. Lloyd— Lenoir Teresa M. Locke— Gaetonia Earl W. Locklear— Laurinbuig Paul Logan— Pfafftown Sharon E. Lomax— Kannapolii James D. Lewder- Charlotte Anita D. Lowe— Brevard Catherine Loyzelle— Boone Erik J. Luxembourg— Banner EUi Jill Lyerly— Charlotte Dee Lyles— Boone Keith Mahaffey— Winston-Salem Sharon F. Mahan— Waihaw Richard Maness— Robbins Ray Mariner— Charlotte Myron W. Marion— Pincoia Michele L. Mark— Concord Mary Beth Markham— MornsvUle Randy Martin— CoUinsviUe, va Jonathan Kurt Matheson- Gastonia Kim MathiS— North Wilkesboro Scott McCall— Leiington Jane M. McCarn— Behnont Doug McClure— Rutherfordton James H. McCombs— Murphy Stephen D. McConnell— Kingsport. tn David S. McCoy— Chaiiotu Nancy McCoy— wingate Suzanne McCraw— Mooresboro Joseph F. McCulloch— Durham Gigi McDonald— Altamonte Springs, FL Karen McDougald— Monroe Cindy McElveen— Kings Mountain Jeff McEntire— Boone Robin A. McFadden— Asheboro Julia Ann McFarland— Carrboro Edward Thomas McGuire— Charlotte Shelley L. Mclntyre— Shelby Steve Michael McKee— Greensboro Alyson Paige McKenzie— Winston-Salem Donna L. McLamb— Indialantic. FL Mike McMackin— Charlotte Melanie Anne Meadors— Winston-Saiem Allison Meek— Charlotte Gina Melton— High Point Gary M. Merrill— Leicester Brian Metcalf— Conover Janelle Mickey— West Field Ben Miles— McLeansville Mary Ella Miles— Unoir Betty Miller— Boone Jennie W. Miller— Deep Gap Sharon H. Miller— West Jefferson Wayne Miller— Hendersonville Deborah R. Mills— statesviUe Gary Milner— Canton Linda MingeS— Gastonia Delana Mitchell— Westfield Donna Mitchell— FayetteWUe Kimberly M. Mitown— Hendersonville Peter Dean Moon— Winston-Saiem Annette Moore- Vaidese Charles Moore— Burlington Deborah Moore— Lenoir Robert B. Moore— WiUsesboro Thomas F. Moore— Stanley Kim Moose— Hickory Ann Morgan— Summerfield Kimberly D. Morgan— Boone Lilias Morgan— Fayetteville William Morgan— Rutherfordton Patti Lynn Morris— EUenboro Sharon Morrison— Charlotte John A. Morse— Ramoneland, MO Kenneth Lee Moser— Lexington Catherine Moses— FayettevUle Dawn Moss— High Point Rick B. Motsinger- AuBtinviUe, VA Karen Heidi Mueller— Massapequa, NY Tracy Muenchow — North Williesboro Yvonne Mullins— KemeraviUe Julie Mullis — Winston-Salem Tod Mullis— Winston-Salem Julia Murchison— Stuart, fl Gayla A. Murdock— Wilkesboro Dina Murray- Morehead City Pamela Murray— Greensboro Dennis Myers— Brevard Shannon Thomas Neal— Stoiiesdale Karen Nehunt — Lincolnton Carolyn M. Nelson— Decatur, ga Daniel A. Nelson— Boone John Elliott Nelson— Marion Mark C. Nelson— Winston-Salem Frances Newman— Waynesvilie Nancy Newton— Wilkesboro Susan Newton— Wilkesboro Jay Nichols— Reidsville Carla Norman— Winston-Salem Joey B. Norman— Boone Rosa Isabel Ojeda— Najanya, Israel Brian Thomas Oliver— Morganton Leann Oliveri- Oaklyn, NJ Eric Olson— Lenoir Brian Owen— Lake Toiaway Marsha Owens— Walkertown Juan Andres Pacheco — Hackettstown, NJ Kim Page— Matthews Donald Alan Palmer— Asheviiie Luanne D. Parks— Old Fort Selina L. Parks— Charlotte Debbie Parrish— Mocksville K. Parrish— Bryson City Kevin Parrish— Durham Marianne Parsons— Wilmington Anna Parton— Spindale MargO Pate— Melbourne Beach, FL Jane C. Patterson— Raleigh Ellen C. Payne— Wilkesboro Walter Peasley— Charlotte Lauray D. Peebles — Mocksville Maria Peek— AahevUle Deborah Pendleton— Morganton Dean E. Perna- Middietown, NY Craig Peters— High Point Susan PetraCCa- Moncks Comer, SO Jane E. Petty— Monroe Anita Phillips— Goldsboro Kevin D. Phillips— North Wilkesboro Paul Phillips— Winston-Salem Herman Pickett — Greensboro Teressa Pierce— Burlington Jeff Piper— GreenviUe, SO Barbara Ellen Poe— Kinaton Mari Poe— Boone Bill Portas— Charlotte Vicky Porter— Laurinburg James Tyree Poston— Elizabeth City Karen Presnell— Asheboro Greg Price— Elon College Jeff Price- Elon College Dale Pritchard— Fayetteville Scott B. Privette— Crumpier Sandy Pruette— Tryon Rick Purcell- Brevard Gregory P. Putnam— Forest City Beth Quackenbush— Graham Andrew Scott Ray-Fort Mm, sc Rickey Ray Hise— Nebo Carol Raymond— Dana Linda Alice Read— Havelock Clay Redding— Greensboro Melody Redmond— China Grove Sheila Darlene Reese— Rosman Joyce Reid— Dobaon Julie Reid— Shelby Ruth Reidenbach— Conover Karen Rhyne— Hickory Tammy Richard— Vaie Jon Mark Richardson— Chapel Hiu Lee Elwood Richardson— Walnut Cove Cindy Riddle— Moiganton Dennis Ridgeway— Greenville, SC Lenae C. Riggan— Rockingham Sally Riggsbee— Chaiiotte Lisa Rigsbee— Durham Elisa Roberts— Brown Summit Franli Roberts— Boone Ken Roberts— Patterson Teresa Roberts— Black Mountain Tommy Robertson— Boone Andrew Robinson— AshevUle Eric Leon Robinson— Brevard Scott H. Rockett— Cary Elizabeth Roe— Durham Barbara Roeske— Raleigh Curtis Rogers— Henderson Laurie Lea Rogers— Ciemmona Ross Rogers— Hickory Whitney Rogers— Kingsport, TN Gina E. Ross— Forest City Wendy S. Roach— Boone Janet C. Roughton— Raleigh Harry L. Rowden— Greensboro Catherine Aane Roye— Raleigh Lamin Sagnia— Boone Karen Sanders— Ronda Lary Savides — Salisbury Laura A. Sawyer— Greensboro Tamera Sawyer— Aahcviiie Mike Schenck— Shelby David Schluchter— Raleigh Karen Lyn n Schott— Raleigh Stephan F. Schultze— Charlotte Sylvia Schwabe— Raleigh Richard Schwartz— Trenton, nj Mark Scruggs— Kings Mountain Dwight Seal— Mount Airy Diedra Ann Sechrist— Thomasville Janice Kay Settle— state Road Michael Severs— Charlotte John Mitchell Seward— Asheviiie Libbi Shaffner— North WUkeaboro Jenny L, Sharp — Charlotte Nancy A. Sharp— Port St. Lucie, FL Charles B. Shearon— Wake Forest Robin Sheets— West Jefferson Ken Shelton— Wilkeaboro Carlton Shoaf— Lexington Gray Shore— Yadkinville Sheila Shore onesviile Kim Shorter- Enka Sue Shriver —Matthews Mark A. Shuford— Old Fort Beth Shuping— Winaton-Salem Tereia Sidden— Dobson Tina Renae Sigmon— Conover Doug Silver— Chapel Hill Annette Simmons— State Road Michelle Simmons— Burlington Susan Simmons — State Road Tammy Simmons— Burnaviiie Powell Simpson— Boonville Jeff Sims— Hutchinsville William Malcolm Sipes— Banner Elk Steve Sisk— Stanley Chantelle Smith— Rockingham Elizabeth E. Smith— Gastonia Jana Smith— PinevUie Jonathan David Smith— WayneavUie Katherine G. Smith— Greenaboro Linda L. Smith— ShawsvUie. va Lisa D. Smith— Asheboro Randy W. Smith — Boone Rusty Smith — High Point Sharon Lynn Smith — Elkin Holly Snow — Mount Airy Suzanna Snow — statesviiie Mike Sparks — Winston - Salem Susan Coyett Spencer — Parkton Kim Stakias — Boone Jerome L. Stanberry — Franklinton Rebecca A. Steele — Lenoir Steve Steiner — Rockingliam David E. Stevenson — Greensboro Freda Stiles — FranUin Todd Stimpson — Elkin Billie C. Stone — North Wilkesboro Janie K. Storie — Shelby Lisa Strickland — Charlotte Cynthia Lee Strong — Winston-Salem Stacey D. Sutton — stateeviiie John David Swinea — Matthews Kenneth Ralph Talley — Burlington Suzanne M. Talley — Wiknington James Bryan Taney — Grennsboro Michael R. Tano — Charlotte Bucky Tarleton — Charlotte Julie Lee Tate — Greensboro Lisa Jane Tatum — luieigh Daniel R. Taylor — Trenton Pamela Taylor — Rockingham Susan P. Taylor — Durham Susie Teachey — Winston-Salem Goodrich A. Thiel — Boone Joan Elaine Thompson — Ptafftown Kenneth Thompson — Oakboro Diana Lynn Thornton — Mount Airy Lee Ann Tilley — Apei Tony Alan Todd — YadkinviUe Brenda Trantham — Gastonia Wanda Trask — Hamlet Susan L. Treece — Mount Glead Daryl Triplette — Millers Creek Elaine Trivette — Statesviiie George T. TroUinger — Aaheboro Thomas A. Tunstall — Kinston Scott Turner — Abingdon, va Laura Turrentine — Greensboro Susan Tuttle — Dunwoody, GA Chet Underwood — Burlington Katherine M. Uzzle — Boone Robin Vining — Havelock Dwight C. Vinson — Franklin Neil Vinson — Raleigh Eva Teresa Viso — Morganton Martin J. Voight — Greensboro Martha Voight — Kingsport, tn Charles F. Voncanon — Sanford Lori Wagner — Laurel Springs Kara A. Wagoner — Lumberton Gilbert Walden — Montreat Susan Lee Wakefield — Morganton Melinda S. Walke — KittreU Dana L. Walker — Black Mountain Harold Walker — Taylorsviiie Suzanne Walker — Goldsboro Eugene C. Wall — Wadesboro Murray Thomas Wall — Durham Melissa Walsh — FayettevUle Jocelyn Walters — Salisbury Sarah Walters — Gastonia Doyle Ward — Sugar Grove Dalene Ward — Winston-Salem Tammy Ward — Marion Barry Wayne Warwick — Rockingham Arzella Washburn — Spruce Pine Angela Waters — Boslic Vickie Waters — Boone Joy Watkins — Louisburg Tom Wayne — Magnolia Randal Weatherman — MicaviUc Peter Weber — Charlotte iSio Rene Webster — Burlington Wendee S. Wedemeyer — Rockingham Joseph M. Weikert — FayettevUle Missy Welch — Hudson Jerris K. Wells — wiii e«boro Kim Elizabeth Wells — MocksviUe Leona Wells — Burgaw Cheryl Ann West — Teyloraviiie David P. West — Rockingham Helen Whalen — Lake Park. fl. Sheri Leigh Whicker — Tobaccoviiie Pamela Lynn Whisnant — Morganton Cheryl A. White — Kannapolla Jill D. White — Bryson City Mary Lynn White — Shelby Richard G. Whitehead — Charlotte Donna G. Whitley — Wiikesboro Jody Wayne Whitley — Salisbury Linda Wilder — Durham Steve Wilkins — Shelby Angele M. Williams — AbbeviUe, SC Denise Ann Williams — Morganton Michael S. Williams — Greensboro Sandra C. Williams — Maiden Charles Alan Wilson — Salisbury Debbie Wilson — statesviUe Lisa Todd Wilson — Spruce Pine Peter Wilson — Linden, nj Terese Wilson — WinstonSalem Keena Rene Wood — Thurmond Connie Ruth Woody — Hot Springs Tim Wooten — Winston-Salem m SOPHPMORES Daniel Leigh Abee— Valdese Susan Denise Abee— Valdese Mark D. Abernathy— Hickory Gerald A. Absher— n. Wiikesboro John C. Adams— Raleigh James G. Adcock— Whitakers Teresa Albritton— Hendersonvllle Charlotte T. Alexander— Charlotte Bradley C. Allen— Winston-Saiem Cathryn A. Ange— Elizabeth City James P. Archibald— StatesviUe Debbi Armstrong— Boone Twyla Atchley— Union Mills Craig AtWOod— Granite Falls Robert E. Austin— Morganton Michael Avants— Bahama Thomas H. Avery— New Bern Gayle Buckman— Southport, CT William L. Bailey— Asheboro Alice Susan Bair— Richlands Beverly Baker— Boone Deborah Baker— Reidsviiie Marty Baker- Goldsboro Elson F. Baldwin— Goldsboro Charles R. Ballou-Jefferson Daniel F. Bare Jefferson Lora E. Barefoot Maiden Beverly Barger— Hickory Jefferson C. Barham— Montreal John Barnes — Rocky Mount Douglas M. Earnhardt— Concord Laura A. Barrett— Winston-Salem Nela Barringer— Ciemmons Dana Bartlett— Bumeville Karin Bartolett — Jacksonville, FL Joe Bason— Hillsborough Bill Bass— Greensboro Tommy Bass — McLeansville Tim Bassett— Annapolis, MD Jill Bazemore— Daytona Beach, FL Chad Beasley- Mt. Airy Richard E. Beasley— FayettevUie Precita A. Beatty— Charlotte Carolyn Beezer— Ashe ville Lisa Belk— Charlotte Sheri Belk— Greensboro Talana J. Bell— statesviUe Christine M. Bella— Chapel Hiu Tammy Benge— StatesviUe Kay Bentley— Charlotte Sonya M. Bergquist— High Point Fred W. BerOth— Winston-Salem Linda M. Berrier— Boone Thomas H. Berry— Rocky Mount David Besser— Mebose Park, IL Lori BettS — Hendersonvllle Barbara Bishopp — Matthews PI " M H Hi H RHaHH " " K Ginger E. Blackburn— HamptonviUe Lynnette Blackburn— Pisgah Forest Art Blackwood— WinslonSalem Maxwell E. Blake— Rockingham Bryan S. Blakley— Winston-Salem David L. Blalock— Sophie Will Blanton— High Point Pamela L. BlevinS— Laurel Springe Stephanie L. Bliss— Pleasant Gdn. Laurie T. Blizzard— New Bern Lisa Blythe— Lenoir Mary A. Boger— PineviUe Tania S. Boggia— Vaidese Norris Bohn— Winston-Salem Katie Bolick— White Plains Kelly R. Bond— Wiikesboro Chrisanna Bonds— Lexington Steve Boone— Burnsville Carmen Borg— Raleigh Lisa Bouchey— High Point Ralph Bowden— Greensboro Cimanche Bowers— Albemarle Frank Boyd— Mount Airy Julia A. Bradley— Eikin Nancy Bradley— Boone Suzanne Bradsher— Wibnington Renee Bransford— Boone Benjy Brasington— Wadesboro Diana C. Brawley— Charlotte Doug Brawley— Mooresville Woody Breen— Matthews Janet L. Brennan— Miami, fl Carrie Brenneis— Charlotte Rhonda D. Bridges— Kings Mountain Mary Briley- Raleigh Julia G. Brindell— Raleigh Pat Brinkley— Boone Jennifer B. Brod- Raleigh Thomas A. Bronson— Charlotte Lisa H. Brooks— Matthews Robert Brooks— Conover Chris Brookshire- Hickory Andy Brown— Charlotte Darryl Brown— Brown Summit Jeff Brown efferson Leanne G. Brown— Clayton Tammy K. Brown— East Bend Laura L. Browne— Aahevuie Tammy K. Browning— Greensboro Walter L. Bruffey— Greensboro Mary Brzezinski— Greensboro Annette Buchanan— Piumtree Laura Buck amestown Tricia Buckley— Charlotte Gayle Buckman— Southport, CT Helen E. Burris— Lincohiton Melissa P. Burris— Cary Michael Burris— Albemarle Patrick A. Bush— Guaynabo, PR Steve Bush— Charlotte George Buss— Downers Grove, IL Paul Buss— Lenoir Tammy Butler— High Point Kelvin Byrd— zionvjiie Larry Caldwell— Newton Sharon R. Caldwell— Winston-Salem Michael Callaway— state Road James H. Camp— Concord Gregory Campbell— Boca Raton, fl Jeff Campbell— Lincototon Mark T. Campbell— FayettevUie Todd D. Canipe— Charlotte Robert A. Capps— Sneads Ferry Lisa Carden— Durham Robert B. Carlton— Hudson Deborah R. Caroway— Morganton Mack Carrick— Lexington Melanie Carroll— Hamlet Dan Carrow— Washington Chip Carter— Concord Dow Carter— Faison Janet L. Carter— Durham Kim A. Carter— Charlotte Susie Carter— Gaatonia Belinda Cash— Statesville Tim Cashion— Davidson Jan R. Cathcart— Matthews Lea A. Cauble— Greensboro Becky L. Caudle-Gold Hill Lisa Cauthen— Matthews Jeff Caviness— Raleigh Elizabeth W. Chalk— Morehead City Sona Chambers— Boone Jack I. Chandler— Lincolnton Mike Chandler— Valdese Valerie D. Chandler— Stokesdale Ann M. Chapman — Greensboro Janet Chapman— Wmston-Salem Andrea L. Childress— N. Wilkesboro Cindy Chiperfield— Charlotte Cindy Church— Newiand Susan Clark— Bristol, tn Kristie L. Clark— Lenoir Paul Clark— GreenviUe. SC Maureen T. Clarke— Ft. Uuderdale, fl Charles Clawson— Boone Trip Clayton— Rocky Mountain Thomas T. Cloer— Charlotte Ronnie ClontZ— Marion Holly Cobb— Ruffin Pat Cobb— West Columbia, SC Mandy Coble— Greensboro Lisa L. Cochrane— Advance Cicely D. Coley-Elkin Yolanda Combs— Laurel, in John-Edward F. Comer— Boone Eric Cannada— Greer, SC Valerie Connelly— Boone Lisa Conner — Lincohiton Sheila J. Conner— Elon CoUege Sara L. Cook— Huntersville Sharon A. Cook— Dobaon William D. Cope— Lexington Chris Copelan— Newton Todd Corbin— Franklin Teri Corey — Jamestown Jane Corriher— Salisbury Christine Cortese— Charlotte Richard Costner— Spartanburg, SC Doug Cotton— Millers Creek Stephanie T. Covert— Old Fort Ann F. Covington— Charlotte Kathy Covington— St. Simons Is., GA Jan Coward— Winston-Salem Douglas V. Cox— Winston-Salem Teri Coyne— Charlotte John A. Craig— Coral Springs, FL Mike Cramer— Dover, DE Paula L. Crane— FayetteviUe Rhonda Craver— Winston-Saiem Beverly Crawley— Boone Charles V. Croft— Wilmington Lane Crothers— Charlotte Mary C. Currier- Roiboro Angela DaGrosa-Jupitar, fl Ronald E. Dahart— Meridian, MS Iris Dalton— Black Mountain Steven A. Dailey— Mebane Dan Daley— Boone Marlene Dancy— Kannapoiis Gene Daniels— Raleigh Tyler Daniels — Mooresviiie Vanessa L. Danley— Taylors, sc Sandra D. Danner— Boone Helen Daugherty— Charlotte Chris Daughtry— Oiford Margie L. Davidson— MooresviUe Robert C. Davidson— Charlotte Amy Davis— Sanford Susan K. Davis— Leasburg W . 2 Jennifer V. Dawes— Vero Be»ch, fl Petra De Haas— Santord Burt Dellinger— Hickory Stephen D. Dellinger- Charlotu Tina Delp— Millers Creelt Gianna Demos— Miami, FL Monique S. Derby— Boone Holli Dickins— Wilmington Lydia Dillon— ciemmons Scott Disalvo— Charlotte Heather Divan— Pfafftown Beverly Dixon— Gaatonia Charlie Dobbins— Chariott John W. Doll— Patterson Billy Douglas— Jamestown Joe Douglas— Boone Jeff Dowd— Carthage Michelle Draughn— Mount Airy Terza Drewery— GibsonviUe Leigh Droescher— Charlotte Lizanne Duke— Ft. Lauderdale, FL Thomas P. Dunham— Cary Barbara J. Durham— Burlington John R. Dykers— Siler City Christopher J. Eaker— Lincointon Kenneth C. Eaker- Fayettevuie Anne Earnheart— Charlotte Pam Earp— BurUngton Lynne Edgar— LUbum Hillary Edwards— Winston-Salem Susan Eiler— Charlotte Timothy Eller— Millers Creek Pam Elliot— Hillsborough Veronica L. Ellison— Murphy Angela R. Elmore— Durham Cathy Elsmore- Forest City Scott K. Ernest— Greensboro Leslie S. Eslick— Marion Kristine Etter— Raleigh Darryl Evans— Morriaviiie Kitty Evans— Southern Pines Robert B. Evans— Winaton-Salem Lorraine Everidge— Hamptonviiie Charles Faires— Gastonia Eleanor Farlow— Sophia Lisa Farrington— ciemmona Betsy Faulkner— Henderson Teresa Feimster— statesviiie Robert G. Fender— Marion Trina Fender— Fairview Joy E. Fink— Concord Katherine Finley— Wiiiesboro Jeff Fishel— Mount Airy Kenneth Fisher— Newiand Sharon Fisher— Shelby Tommy Fitzgerald— Charlotte William M. Fleming— Raleigh Teresa FlorschutZ— Washington Lynne Fogleman— Greensboro Chris Folk— Charlotte Dean ForbiS— Charlotte M. Grace Forbis— Greensboro Jacqueline Foster— Thomasville Jeffrey Foster— wukesboro Renee Foster— Cary Walt Foster— Charlotte Ralph S. Foust— LewisvUle Michael S. Fox— viias Randall G. Fox— Viias Theresa A. Foxx— Banner Elk Todd Francis— Winston-Salem John P. Frank— ciemmons Kenneth L. Frcdell— Boone Sabine French— Charlotte Nicki Fries— Raleigh Chris Fulk— WinstonSalem Angle FuUington— Thomasville David Fulton— Boone Jaquie Furr— Harrisburg Steve Gaito— Raleigh Catherine A. Gandy— Kannapolis Robert S. Gardner— KannapoiiB Steven C. Gardner— Salisbury Christie Garmon— Greensboro Mollie J. Garner— Lincointon Tom Garrison— Grottoes, VA Jackie Gary — Jacksonville Marianne Gasque— Leiington Gary Gates— Charlotte Dana L. Gibson— Mount HoUy William R. Gibson— Greensboro Cynthia J. Giesler— Winston-Salem Rhonda L. Gilbert Cathy Gilbert— Winston-Salem Robert L. Giles— Spindaie Reid Gilley— Pilot Mountain David W. Gilpin— Matthews Lori A. Glenn— Shelby Marian Gmerek— Charlotte Teresa L. Goff— North Wilkesboro Jeanne GoinS — Cherryville Mary S. GoSSett— Charlotte Gary B. Gragg— Shelby Suzanne J. Granere— Hendersonville Susan Grayson— Shelby Bruce A. Green— Burlington, vr Crystal Green— Lexington Todd Green— Kannapolis Donna L. Greene— Minneapolis Holly J. Greene— Hickory Lora B. Greene— Seagrove James Greenlee— Canboro David Greer- Wilkesboro Patti A. Gregg— Lexington Tammy Gregg— Ashevilie William Gregory— FayetteviUe Lisa Grindstaff— Bumsviile Sharon Gross— Troy Jason S. Grover— Ashevilie Thomas A. P. Guion— Charlotte Angle V. Gupton— Drexel Michael D. Gwyn— Winston-Salem Kim Hailey— Raleigh Dan Hamilton— Elon College Martin C. Hampton— Lexington Dawn Hambright— Grover Edie Hancock— Gastonia Terri Hanes— Linwood Connie K. Hanesworth— Taylorsville Anita J. Hannah— Waynesvilie Manson C. Hannah— Brevard Thomas R. Hardison- Ft. Benning, GA Victoria A. Hardy Jan Hardy— suoam Janet E. Harmon— Forest City Terry Harmon— Vilas Sally A. Harrelson— Jamestown Susan Harrington— Independence, VA Kendra L. Harris— Drexel Tom Harris— Lantana, FL Kimberly M. Hastings— Boone Mary Hatfield— Drexel Walter Hawkins— Charlotte Katrinka A. Hedrick— ThomasvUle Rebecca A. Hege— Lexington Kim Helms — Charlotte Lisa Helms — Monroe Allen Hembree — Hendersonville Cliff Henderson— Canton Marc Henderson— Brevard Donna K. Hendrlx— Murphy Randy Henson— Lewisville Lori Hergner— Greenville, sc Prentiss L. Herron— Aiken, sc John F. Herter— Lincohiton H. Michael Hester— Elkin Deborah A. Hewell— Boone Alston C. Hildreth— East Bend Linda Hill— Chapel HiU Angela D. Himm— Alexandria, VA Julie Hinch— Gary Catherine A. Hinkley— Pitteboro Jennifer Hinshaw— Eion College Bucky Hinson— Belmont Mona Hinson— Asheviiie Robin Hinson— Charlotte Denise Hobbs— Elizabeth City Thomas Hodges— Charlotte Patricia Hogsed— Pisgah Forest Sheri L. Holden— franklin Anthony D. Hole— Lawsonvilie Judi Holland— BurnsviUe Sabrina Holley— WinstonSaiem Tracy Hollifield— Spruce Pine Jackie T. Holleman— Rooda Terri Holzschuh- Pamela G. Honrine— Leiington Richard Hood— Boone Monte B. Hooker— Elizabeth City Katheryn Horn— Troutman Joseph A. Home— High Point Donna R. Horton— wukcsboro David S. Houser— Planution, fl Eric Houston— Hickory Lynn Houston— Hickory Jeanne M. Hovelson— Davidson Kim Hoyle— Lenoir Melody Huber- Bordentown, NJ William L. Hudgens — Greenaboro Julie Hudson— Connelly Springs Lisa Huey— Kemersville Jill Huff— Mount Airy Jimmy Huffman— Rutherford CoUege Rachael A. Hughes— Newland Ruth A. Hughes— Abingdon, VA Grant Humphrey— Fayetteville Bunny Hunter— Matthews Christine Y. Hunter— Goldaboro Leonard E. Hurst Gaetonia Terri D. Hutchens— East Bend Janice Hutchinson— Traphill Janice Hyatt— Polkton Anthony Imperatore- Boone Brian A. Ingold— Albemarle Eddie Ingram— Greensboro Wade H. Ison— Charlotte Kim Ivester— Shelby David T. Jackson— Brevard Michele Jacon— WeavervUle Patricia C. James— Elizabeth City Diane Jaynes— Newland Donna F. Jenkins— Monroe Kathryn L. Jenkins— Raleigh Lynn JeSSUp— Pilot Mountain Amy M. Johnson— Asheboro Barry Johnson— Boone Eric J. Johnson— Burlington Eric S. Johnson— Brevard Janice Johnson — Greensboro Martha Johnson— Marion Pamela Johnson— Boone Robert L. Johnson— HUieborough Amy E. Johnston— Raleigh Susan M. Johnston— Newton Alice Jones— West Jefferson Angela C. Jones— Greensboro Charles D. Jones- acksonviiie Donna A. Jones-Jefferson Monna D. Jones— Lexington Patti Jones— Mooresville RusseU Jones— Newton Tamara Jones— Broadway Boyd R. J ordan— Wayneswlle Lee A. Jordan— Fort Lauderdale, FL Christie A. Joyce— Walnut Cove Thomas C. Justus— Hendersonville Jeff A. Kale— Conover Jack Kasell— Gary Kevin Kayser— Hilton Head, SC Teresa Keene— Denver Susie Keeney- Kristi Keirstead— Gaatonia William J. Kelly— Old Fort Nancy M. Kennedy— Viks Llamel Ketner— Lexington Karen Kiker— Polkton Paul J. Kilmartin— Greensboro Ben C. Kimball— China Grove David A. Kimball— Winston-Salem Jeanne King— Hickory Hannab King— Greensboro Jeffrey S. King— Pfafftown David M. Kirby— Newton Mamie Kirk— High Point Wanda Kiser— Crouae Kenneth D. Kitts— Hazeiwood Jerri Klemme— High Point Suzanne Klink— Vero Beach, FL Janine KnottS— Lenoir Pamela S. Koone— Rutherfordton Beth L. Kraft Flat Rock Kathryn Krejci— Greenville, sc Lori Kuchenbecker— Newton Lynn Kunkle— Statesville Angela KurfeeS— Salisbury Dave Lac h— Boone Christi Lachine— Warrenton, VA Jack Lamantia— Lenoir Terry Lambert Raleigh David Laney— Charlotte Michael S. Lopes— Boone Charles W. Larrick— Durham Carole Lassiter— Hinesviile, ga Kathryn A. Lee— BurnsvUle Nancy Lee— Charlotte Roger D. Lee— Newton Deanna R. Leeper— Gray, TN Keith Leitner— Greensboro Sally A. Lejeune— Greensboro Natalie L. Leonard— Raleigh Maria L. Lewis— Dallas Stephanie Lewis— Lester Barry Lindler— Gastonia Sharon R. Little— Denver A. Spencer Littlejohn— Boone Richard Littlejohn— Forest City James D. Litton — Boone Caroline Livingston— Hamlet Cassie Lloyd— Wake Forest Les Loflin— Sophia Teri L. Loflin— Salisbury Charles K. Long— Winston-Salem James K. Long— Grumpier Ulysses Long— statesville Dennis Lorick— Winston-Salem Rebecca L. Love— HendersonvUle Sherry L. Lowder— Albemarle Greg Lowe— Wilkesboro Kelly E. Lowe— Lincolnton Jefferson S. Lowery— MooresviUe Laura K. Lowie— Gastonia Jayna G. Loy— Burlington Mike Loy— GibsonviUe Steven C. Lockart— Morehead City Sharon M. Luhmann— state Road Ramona Lyon— Elkin Annette Lytle— Old Fort Tom Macey— Misenheimer Charles Mack— Winston-Salem Scott Macrae— Fort Monmouth, NJ Laura A. Maidon— Gary Mary Marett — Black Mountain Alicia A. Marlowe— MooresvUie Valerie Marsh— Cary Shannon Marshall— Ciemmona Charles Martin acksonville, FL Lisa K. Martin— Boone Lynn Martin— Midland Dan Mason— Morehead City Maria Massey— Cary Allen Mast— Valle Crucis Jeff Mast— Lexington Robin L. Masters— Kings Mountain Angela Mathis— Winston-Salem Robin Matthews— Boone Cynthia Maultsby- Charlotte John Maynard— Burlington Tim McAndrew— Belmont Cindy McCabe— Cary Patrick McCall— Raleigh Kelly A. McCormack— Augusta. Ga Teresa S. McCrary— Pisgah Forest Leanne McCurry— Burnsviiie Sheila McDaniel— Hiddenite Michelle McDade— Hudson Lisa McDowell— Matthews Cynthia McElroy— Maggie VaUey Patricia McEntee— Raleigh Sharon L. McGrady— McGrady Christina McGuire— Charlotte Phillip C. McGuire— Burke, va Jeff Mclntyre— High Point Joseph Mclntyre— Columbia. SC Kim McKeOWn— Ft. CampbeU. KV Mashalle L. McKesson— Greensboro Scott McKinney- Hickory Venus McLaurin- Raeford Robin McMullin— Biueneld. wv Anita F. McNeely— Chariotu Ann McPherson— Burlington Lu Ann McPherson— Elon CoUege Lisa McSwain— Shelby Allison McWhirter— Charlotte Vanya Meade— wiikesboro Clay MeareS— Coral Gables. FL Rebecca Mebane— Aleiandria. va Terri Mehalic— Brevard Jerry S. Meismer— Charlotte Richard J. Mendenhall— Ciemmons L. Grace Mercer— Durham Paul K. Merck— Dallas Bob MerSCh— Gary Barbara Messer— WaynesviUe Sara C. MetCalf— WaynesvUle Robert P. Midgett— Greensboro Eric G. Miller— Greensboro Suzanne Miller— Gary Sharon D. Mills— Marion Susan R. Mills— Monroe Robert L. Mise— Yanceyville Janet Mohler— Gary Rob Moody— Vilas Chuck Moore— Charlotte Dawn Moore— Greensboro Lori Moore— Laurinburg Mary Jo Moore— Manhasset, m ' Sarah E. Moore— StatesviUe Staurt Moore— Tarboro Mitch MoretZ— Charlotte Kimberly Morgan— Hendersonviile Kathleen Morris— Coral Gables, FL Robbie Jo Morris— Winston-Salem Sophia Morris— Walnut Cove William R. Moseley- Richmond, va Debbie G. Moss— KannapoUs Catherine E. Mulgrew— Boone Kevin O. MulhoUand— Holden Beach Misty Mull— Denver Angelique Mullins— Swansboro Wendy Lou Mullis— Burlington Joyce Mulreany— Raleigh K. Meghan K. Murray— Raleigh Michaelene F. Murray— Marietta, ga Scott S. Murray— Candler Phil Myer- Durham Lisa M. Nagel— Hickory Patricia E. Neal— HendersonviUe John Nedd— Trinidad W.I. Rep. Richard Needham— McLeansviUe Rebecca Nesbitt— Arden Charles Newman— Charlotte Kim Marie Newman— Concord Sheila Newman— State Road Alisa Ann Newton— Casar Kelly Newton— Wrightsville Beach Mark Newton — Greensboro Gwen Nichols— Grijnealand Carey L. Niergarth— Delray Beach, fl Lisa Noble— Eden Tamare Noell— Charlotte Jim Nolan— Concord Pamela A. Nordstrom— Greensboro Wanda Norket— wiikesboro Tonya Nowell— Raleigh Cheryl O ' Connor— Greensboro Farrell Odendhal— Boone William E. O ' Flaherty— Winston-Salem Kristin Lee Ogren— Marietta, GA Gloria Ojeda— Nahariyam, Israel Shawn O ' Neal— Fort Lauderdale, FL Jean Rae Oskey— Greensboro Kent Otto-Raleigh Mary Ellen Owen— AsheviUe Amy Owens— Charlotte Jamie Page— Valdese Elizabeth Palmer— Miami, fl Matthew PappaS- Greensboro Steve Pardington— Boone Chris Pardue— Pilot Mountain James E. Parker— Gamer Keith P. Parker— Sumter, sc Judy D. Parlier— Todd David Pate— Durham Art PatSch — Greensboro Lynette S. Paul— Greensboro Ladonna Penland — Leicester William F. Pequigney— Greensboro Catherine M. Perdue— Roanoke Rapids Michael C. Perry— Boone Barbie Peterson— Asheboro Jean PeZZuUa— Greenville Jennifer C. Pharr— Misenheimer Edwin W. Phelps— Laurinburg David Phillips— Boone Lisa Marie Phillips— Hickory David Pinaula— Fayetteville Kember Lyn Pitchford— Fayetteville Linda Pittillo— HendersonviUe Michelle E. Plaster— Denton Jaimee Poarch— Boone Elizabeth Polk— Arcadia, FL Michael V. Porcelli— Durham Sharon Parnelle— Orlando, PL Steve Potak— Raleigh James H. Potesta— Gary Amy E. Powell— Boone Sadonna Powell— Lexington Elizabeth Prescott— Raleigh Donald D. Price— Monroe Jane C. Priddy— Danbury Will Pridgen— Cary Scott R. Principi— Charlotte Michael C. Pritc hard— Lenoir Kimberly Proctor— Hickory David W. Pruit -Mount Airy Drema Lynn Pruitt— TraphiU Lloyd E. Pugh efferson Debbie Purvis— Charlotte David Quackenbush— Davidson Dan Quinn— Greensboro Robert W. Rader— Asheville Robert G. Randall— Shelby Donna Rash— Todd Julia Lisa Ray— Flat Rock Kathy Ray— Greensboro Robert Reaves— Fayetteville Anne Reddeck— Thomasviile Linda Redding— Asheboro Harvey L. Reel— Shelby Jeff Reep— Hickory Dallas Ray Reese— Concord Cheryl Reeves— Sparta Laura Reeves— Chariotu Michelle Rehm— MooresvUie Monica Reid— Ahoakie Bruce Reynolds— Greenaboro Jamie Richard— Vale Paula M. Richardson— Gainsviiie. Ga Daniel Richart— Bedford, GA Mark Rickell— MockaviUe Maria A. Ricker— Horse Shoe Elise Riddle— Maggie Valley Gregory W. Ridge— High Point James H. Rikard— Kings Mountain Michael D. Rikard— N Charleston. SC Malinda Rippy— Shelby Kim Ritchie— Lincobiton Gary H. Roberts— Shelby Ruth E. Robertson— WinatonSalem Jamie Robinson— AahevUie Kenneth Robinson— ReidsviUe Julie Robinson— Asheviiie Melonie Rodgers— Hickory Kerri Ann Rogers— Charlotte Laura A. Rogers— Durham Robert D. Rogers— Winston-Saiem Lisa R. Roper— Vaidese Richard C. Rose— Boone Cathy Rountree— Meiboum. fl Brenda G. Roush— Creston Lisa Rowe— Raleigh Montine Rudisill— Greensboro Richard R. Runde— Greensboro Elizabeth M. Rupp— Boone David A. Rush— Hickory Tracy Rushing— Charlotte Scott A. Sadler— Jacksonville, FL Richard D. Salamon— Cocoa Beach, FL Barry SaltZ— Hendersonville James Sanders— Wilmington Larry D. Sanders— Stanley Isabella SaSS— FayettevUle Dana Sayer— WaynesviUe Ann Schenck— Shelby Kristine S. Scovil— Fay Allison Seigler— Columbia, SC Wendy J. Self— Winston-Salem Margaret J. Senn— Lenoir Candy Serrett— Charlotte Amy J. Setzer— Catawba Kim Seymour— Tampa, fl Clemm H. Shankle— Raleigh Angela Sharpe— Greensboro C. Pierson Shaw— Greenville Molly Shaw— Charlotte Mark Shea— Raleigh Bonnie C. Sheffield— Kings Mountain Michelle L. Shelton— Hope Mills Steve Sherrill— Greensboro Tara R. Sherrill— Tayiorsviiie Leslie Ann Shipman— Brevard Teresa Shore— Yadkinviiie Denise A. Skroch— Raleigh Rene Shuford— Boone Gina Lynne Sigmon— Boone Yvonne Simington— Winston-Salem Kevin Simmons— Lenoir Michael L. Simmons— Greensboro D. Faith Simpson— Whitsett David Sims — Rutherfordton James O. Sizemore— Leiington David Small— St. Petersburg, FL Eddie Small— Burlington Kevin Smeltzer— LibertyvUle, IL Angela E. Smith— Greensboro Donna K. Smith— SUoam Gena Smith — Morganton Henri F. Smith— Charlotte Janice Smith — Kemersvllle Kim Smith— Shelby Madalyn Smith— Marion Roxanna Smith — Ramseur Sharyn Smith— Charlotte Stephen E. Smith— Wimton-Salem Susan Smith— Grifton Tammy Maria Smith— McLeansville Vickie Smith— Burlington William Smith— Greensboro Jeff Snotherly— State Road Linda Kaye Speer- East Bend David Sprague- Asheville Deonne Springs— Morganton Suzette Spurrier— Charlotte Monica Stafford— Asheville Myra Stafford— Winston-Salem Melanie Staley— TobaccoviUe Patricia E. Stamper— China Grove David Todd Stanley— Greensboro Suzanne C. Stephens— Lexington Becky Stewart— Durham Katie Stewart— Miami, fl Pat Stewart— Banner Elk Roberta L. Stewart— Creston William Stidham— Greensboro Kimberly A. Still— Pleasant Garden Laurie E. Stone— Purlear Rusty StrOUpe— Cherryville Catherine A. Stuart— Greensboro Jan Stuart— Charlotte Jerry Stuber—South Pines Andrea J. Styer— Miami, fl Bill Styres— Lenoir Sharon D. Suggs— Goldsboro Jill SuUinger— Wampum, pa David Sullivan— Springfield, va Johnny M. Summers— Morganton Mary Summers— Greensboro Todd Surratt— Mount Airy Tracy Sutton— Louisburg Jeffrey Swaim— Hamptonville Curt Swain— Winston-Salem Tony Swan— Sanford George M. Sweazey— Morgastoe Laura Alice Swink— Rockingham Gerald Sykes— Mount Airy Collette Tan— Wibnington Allen Tate— Charlotte Joe Taylor — Greensboro Michael David Teague— Boone Charles L. Teeter— Mooresville Mitchell Termotto— Advance Ben Terrell— Boone Sandra Terrell— WaynesviUe Wayne Tester— Vilas Kelly L. Teston— Raleigh Mark TeUSChler— Winston-Salem Annette R. Tharpe— EUerbe WUliam R. Thetford— Greensboro Cynthia Thomas— Sanford Glenda Thomas— Broadway Barbara C. Thompson— wiikesboro Todd Thompson— Norwood Tony Tingle— Asheville Lisa Tippett— Winston-Salem Carl Allen Todd— Boone Annette Tolar— FayetteviUe Walter B. Tomlinson— Belmont Jacqueline Touhy— Lincointon Lori Treiber— Columbu, SC Melony Triplett— Lenoir Edward L. Trogdon— Asheboro Dorothy Anne Trull— Charlotte Jon Tuck— Rockingham Pam Tucker— Norwood Leigh Ann Turbeville— Boone Caro Lynn Turlington— Benson Terrill Turner— Greensboro Eddie Tuttle— Winston-Salem Sheila A. Tyner— Cary Lisa Vance— Newland Laneal B. Vaughn— A den Scott E. Veals— MalthewB Jacob B. Ven— Charlotte Barry Vitale— Cairboro Rhonda Voncannon— Aiheboro Carol Vuncannon— Greensboro Laura Anne Wachtel— Boone Donna C. Wagoner— HamptonviUe Krispin Wagoner— Rutherford CoUege Scott Walden— Forest City Gary Walker— Marion Kevin Walker— Brigantine, Nj Phillip Walker— Hendersonville Sheri Lynn Walker— Raleigh Teresa Ann Walker— Burlington Wendy Wall— Raleigh Dana Walser— Lexington Sharon Walters— MarshviUe Debora Lynn Ward— Candler Beth Warren— Wineton-Salem Bruce E. Washer— Boone Cynthia Watts— Gastonia Billy Weaver— Warrensville Susan Weaver— Hayesville Paul B. Webb-Boone Tammi Webb— Washington, DC Rose Ann Weisbecker- chapel Hill Sherri Lynne Welch— Lexington David W. Wells— Boiling Springs Kellene Wells— Millers Creek Amanda West— Lenoir Walt West— Rockingham Beth Wheless— Greenville Chandra Whichard- Trinity Chris White— High Point Suzanne White— Boone Bob Whitener— Pisgah Forest Cynthia Whitener— Hickory Tammy Whitesell— Boonviiie Andrew Harmon Whitley— Raleigh Beverly Whitby— Boone Kelly Jean Whitley— KannapoUs James H. Whitlock— Brevard Sandra Whittington— Wiikesboro Tammy Wilcox— wiikesboro Fred Wilde— Pineviiie Ann Wilder— Gibsonviiie Kent Wilhelm— Salisbury Anne Marie Williams— Charlotte Emily L. Williams— Thomasviiie Kevin J. Williams— Greensboro Mark B. Williams— Burlington Steve Williams— Asheboro Tonya R. Williams— Randleman Angela C. Wilson— Wmston-Salem Beverly A. Wilson— Fayettevilie Kimberly Ward— Rutherford College Christa Woggon— AahevUle Andrea Wood— Mauldin, sc Joseph A. Wood— Lexington Jeffery T. Woodard— Cary Evin Woods— Winston-Saiem Brentwood D. Wortman- Morganton Mark Wright— Lake Junaluska Sharon D. Wright— Ash Jim Wunder— Ogdensburg. NY Michael Wynn— Chapel Hiii Marilyn Yakimovich— Wilmington Tommie Jo Yates— Puriear Jody Yount— Banner Elk Kimberly Yopp— Sneads Ferry Craig Young— Fayettevilie Robert Young— Durham Star Young— Greensboro Roy A. Youngblood— Pineviiie Rita Youngerman— Atlanta, ga Jody Yount— Banner Elk Shirley R. Yount— Hickory Maria L. Acitelli— Charlotte Anna Ackard— Hickory Patricia A. Acquaviva— Charlotte Monica Adamick— Fort Bragg Connie A. Adams— Denton Janet Adams— Winston Salem Kevin Aiken— Rockingham James W. Alexander— Belews Creek Judy A. Alexander— West Jefferson Dana Allen— Greensboro Jana L. Allen— Fairview Lisa D. Allen— Valdese Natalie Allred— Winston Salem Scott Altizer— Pilot, va Dawn M. Alexander— Lexington Pat Ambrose— Matthews Donna Anderson— Kannapolis Lawrence D. Anderson— Leiington Wendy Andreen— Springfield, va Jane Andrews— Whitsett Angelia R. Anglin— Green Mountain Sally Armstrong— Horse Shoe Mary Arrowood- Newland Shay Arrowood— Forest City Stephen Aul— Taylors, SC Billie Austin— Boone Terri Abernathy— Charlotte Scott E. Avery-Jefferson Rebecca F. Baird— Winston Salem Robert Baker— Boone Debbie Ball— Pisgah Forest Terri L. Ball— Honaker, VA Lisa M. Barbee— Durham Kevin E. Barber— Reidsville Brenda Barnes— High Point Amy Barrett— Lawndale Angela K. Barrett— Kings Mt. Steve Barringer— Charlotte Robert Baumberger— Flat Rock Joan M. Baxley— Taylorsville Tamara Beachum— Charlotte Robert E. Beamer— Mathews Robert P. Beavers— Bear Creek Kristy Becker— Cary Laurie R. Behar- Charlotte Barbara Belcher— Advance Allison E. Bell— Kings Mt. Brenton E. Benfield— statesviiie Bobbie C. Bennett— Albemarle Stephen Bennett— Forest City Tammy L. Bennetts-Sparta Anne Berces— Durham Leslie Bergen— Greer. SC Carol Berry— Hickory i ' . jikliii iTiiiVfclii Jonathan Berry— Morganu n Kiki Bethea— Sanford Joanna Bingler— Chaiiott««viiie, va Kelly Bisceglia— Naples, fl Danny Bighop— Hickory Randy Bishop— Hickory Mike Bitner— Weaven-iUe Kevin G. Black— BurnBviUe Lori Black— Asheville Richard M. Black- -Clover, sc Carole Blackburn— Lawndale Rodney Blake— N wiikesboro A. Blankenship— Oak Ridge Allen Blizard— Black Mountain Laura G. Bodenheimer— High Point Calvin Boles— Greensboro Andrew Boling— High Point Jada Boling— Taylors, sc Amy L. Bordeaux— Raleigh Bonnie Bost— Saii8bur - Davi d L. Bowman— High Point Karen Bowman— Newton Kenneth D. Bowman— Vale Rodney Boykin— Hillsborough Elizabeth L. Bradley— Monroe Kathryn A. Brannan— Waihaw Hope Braswell— Charlotte Kecia Braswell— Maganton Mary Breen— Burlington Ann F. Bremser— Concord Ellen Brewer— Durham Lori Bridges— Ellenboro Benita BriggS— Winston Salem Kristen B. Brigham— Boone J. Derrick BrileS— Winston Salem Jamie Brisendine— High Point Donald W. Bristle efferson Kenneth A. Brockway— Pisgah Forest Cindy Brooks— Weaverviiie Shannon J. Brotherton— Denver Catherine L. Brown— Charlotte Deborah C. Brown— Walnut Cove Tracy Brown— Pfafftown Woody S. Brown— High Point Molly Browne— Longwood. fl Parker Browning— Hendersonville Katherine Brunnemer— Charlotte Everett A. Brantley— Charlotte Lorrie Bryan- High Point Robin Bryan— Kittrel Laurie Bryant— Thomasviiie Lisa D. Bryant— Valdese Helen Buchholz— Fayetteville John D. Budd— Advance Joey Bullis— Wiikesboro Suzanne Bullis— Highlands Lisa K. Bunn— Pikeviiie Elizabeth Bunting— Greensboro Rob Burgess — Plantation. FL John G. Burn— Shelby Benjamin A. Burnet — Winston Salem Robert A. Burns— Greensboro Stacy A. Burns— Winston Salem Jayne E. Bush— Conover Richard D. Buter— Charlotte Amy Byard— Wake Forest Lori Byerly— Thomasviiie Jay Bynum— Charlotte Kenard Bynum— Winston Salem Cindy Byrd — Southmont Sharon L. Byrd— EUenboro Mary F. Byrum— Matthews Tina Cagle— Albemarle Melanie Caldwell— Gastonia Debbie Calhoun— Sparta Vonda-Joyce Colvin— Dtinn Billy R. Campbell— Charlotte Andy Canipe— Shelby Rhyne Cannon— Charlottesville Sherry Cannon— Granite Palls John E. Canty— ThomasviUe Patrick Carbone— Charlotte Mary A. Carlough— Charlotte Kathy Carman— Charlotte Patti Carmen— Burlington Denise Carpenter- Homestead, fl Monica Carpenter— Valdese Michelle Carr— Sumter, sc George G. Carras, Jr.- Charlotte Janice Carroll— Hopkins, sc Julie R. Carter- Pfafftown Marion K. Carter— Hickory Richard T. Carter— Chailotu Robin Cartner- Huntersviile Beth Carville— Sanford Olga Cascante- High Point Brad Case— Miami, fl Gregory Case— Miami, fl Michael S. Cashion- Wlnaton-SaJem Donald W. Cassidy- Madison Lisa Cate— W. Jefferson Crystal Caudill— wiikesboro Patti Caulder— Hope Milk Brian Cheek— Gibsonviiie Michelle Cheek— Burlington Amy L. Cherry— Kannapolis Lisa L. Cheves — Jamestown Alisa Childers— Hickory Ann Childers— Kings Mt. Billy Childers— Matthews Doug Childress— Charlotte Jeannie Cho— Fairfax, va Jeff Chrismon— Apex Tamara Christian— Raleigh Briac Christie— Charlotte Linda Church— Gastonia Greg Ciener— Colfax Caroline Clark— Raleigh Patricia Clarke— Ft. Lauderdale, FL Lynne Clary— Brevard Jamie Clayton— Winston-Salem Teresa D. Clayton— Arden Todd Clone— Durham Marick L. ClowerS— Winston-Salem Linda S. Cobb— Fayetteville Brent T. Cochran— Easley, SC Darlene J. Cockman— Carthage Gwen R. Coleman— Hamptonviiie Tanya Coffey— Lenoir David Cook— Charlotte Susan Costner— Hickory Debra A. Cox— Colfax Kim Cox— Matthews Glenn M. Craddock— Pinnacle Scott J. Cronk— Gary Adrienne Cranny— Greensboro Corrintha Crawford— winston-Saiem Gregory B. Crenshaw— High Point Kevin J. Cronin— Atlanta, GA Mary Crout— Arden Deborah E. Cumbo— Winston-Salem Richard Cunane— Greensboro Tony Cureton— Charlotte Marc Dagenhardt— Hickory Susan Dale — Jonesboro, TN Billy Daniels— Manteo Andrea Davenport— Charlotte Cindy Davis— Dreiel Donny T. Davis — Snow Camp Tammy Davis— AsheviUe Walter Davis— Wlbnington Chris Dauster— Greensboro Bart De Haas— Sanford Darlene Debty— Murphy Mark A. Degeare— High Point Deborah D. Denny— Winston-Saiem Kevin Denny— Jefferson Daisy Ann Deuel— Valdese Amanda Dew— Fayetteville Roberto Diaz— Greensboro f p.F r sz Melissa A. Dickenson— Charlotte Beth E. DiggS— Charlotte Laura Disabato— Kings Mt. Lisabeth J. Dixon— WinstcnSaiem Renee E. Dobbins— High Point Sandra Doby— Salisbury Dean Dockery— High Point Gilbert R. Doggett— Forest City Frank W. Doherty- Charlotte Rita Anne Dolinger— Wanensviiie Lydia Doub— East Bend Karen E. Dowd— SUer City John Drane— Eden Jamie Draughon— Lewisville Scott M. Drewery- Gibsonville Claudine Dubois— Morganton Dan Duffy— Decatur. GA Patti Dukes— Cary William A. Dunavant— Montreal Chris Dunbar— Asheboro Joan Duncan— Durham Debra Dunlap— Kemers -ille Jody Dunlap— Kannapolis Sandi A. Dunn— Sugar Grove Laurie S. Dunton— Conover Lesa Dyer— Millers Creek Angie Dyson— Taylorsville Rita Earnhardt— Mt. Pleasant Randy Early— Matthews Tracey Easter— Charlotte Charles R. Edwards— Siler City William P. Edwards— Raleigh Mike Egbert— Greensboro Thomas Ehrhardt— Atlanta. GA Torey Eisenman— Plantation. FL Barry L. Eldreth— Jefferson Chris Eldridge— Carthage Michael EUedge— Boone Blake Ellington— Eden Catherine W. Elliott Abingdon, VA Bryon Van Ellis— Blowing Rock Scott M. Ellis— Clayton, GA Jeff B. Emory— WeaverviUe Karen Ennis— Fayetteviiie Beth Epperly— Greensboro Jack Evans— BumaviUe Tom Evans— Greensboro Clyde Eure— Eure Michael A. Fairley— High Point Lisa Farney— Greensboro Jeanne Farris — Shelby Bill Farriss— wumington Penny D. Fillyaw— Wiiiard Karen L. Finley— Lexington Kent Finley— Winston-Salem Elizabeth Finney— Fayetteviiie Angie Fishel— Winston-Salem Susan Fisher— Columbus Kim Fletcher— Winston-Salem Lisa A. Floyd— Charlotte Lois Floyd— Winston-Salem Chuck W. Fulcher— Doraville. GA Sonja Foreman— Jonesviiie Wilson E. Forney— Lenoir Thane Forthman— Greenville, SC Foss Smithdeal— Winston-Salem Ansley Fox— Charlotte Jennifer Fraley— Connelly Springs Jennie Franzen— Greensboro Carol Frederick— Raleigh Joseph F. Freeman— Clemmons Elizabeth A. Froehling— Boone Nelson Fry— Hickory Michael L. Frye— Greensbor o Tammy Frye— High Point Sandra Fuda— Hope Mills Cynthia M. Fuller— Boone Martha E. Funderburk— Charlotte Kelly Funk— York, pa Tracy Galloway— Charlotte Rene Galyean— winBton-Saiem Danny Gambill— N. Wilkesboro Tom Gansman— Charlotte Sanford K. Garmon— Concord Laura Garner— Boone Glenn Garris — Matthews David Gates— Lincolnton David Alan Gentry— Hickory Evelle Gentry— Burlington Robert T. Geolas— Smithfield Sharon L. Gibbs— Burgaw Bobby Gibson— Bahama Kimberly M. Glass— Greensboro Mike Glendy— Monroe Cheroly E. Glenn— Winston-Salem Kristin Goisovich— Fayetteville Nathan Z. Gambill— West Jefferson Tracy Goode— Rutherfordton Kevin Goodson— Lincolnton Ken Gordon — Jamestown Donna GoUgh— Hamptonville Samuel B. Granor— Raleigh Michael B. Grant— Gary Patricia K. Gratz— Winston-Salem Phyllis Graves— Durham Frank Gray— Boone Gina Graziadei— Charlotte Devery Greene— Wihnington Jodi Greene— Charlotte Julie Ann Greene— Boone Cara Greenwood— Newton James K. Greeson- Gibsonviiie Sharon J. Gregory— Conover Ann Marie Griffin— Wingate Sharon K. Grubb-Todd Lisa Gruttadauria— Ft. Lauderdale, FL Herb Gulledge— Advance Christopher R. Haas— Smithfield David Haas— Hudson Robert Hadley— Boone Jeanne Hale— Charlotte Karen E. Hall— Boone Laurie Hamer— Charlotte Ray Hamilton— Cincinnati, OH Paula Marie Hammer— Siler City Jennifer E. Hampton— Leiiington Amy Raye Hancock— Greensboro Michael Hanks— Henderson Ervin L. Hannah— Goldsboro Taffy Hannah— Brevard Robert K. Hardie— Burlington Joseph S. Hardin— Greensboro Keith Alan Harmon— Bessemer City Allison L. Harpe— Clemmons Katharine A. Harper— HendersonviUe Monica Harper— Advance Diane K. Harrell— Asheviiie Julia Harrell— Martinsville, VA Benita A. Harris— Wilkesboro Patti Hartley— Charlotte Sarah Horton— Gastonia Sammy Hartsoe— Creston Doug Harward- Durham Suzanne Haugh— Charlotu Carol Haunton— Boone Lisa Hawkins— Leicester Cynthia Ann Hayes— Lcwisviile Portia A. Healy— Fayetteville Doreen Heath— Raleigh Robin Heavner— Lincolnton Robert Heckel— Raleigh Kelly Hedgepath— Monroe Edward T. Hefner— Taylorsville Darryl Holder— Charlotte Melinda L. Helms— Charlotte Sherri Henderson— Sanford Angela Hepler— ThomasvUie Laura Ava Herring— Asheviiie William Herring— Boone Jennifer Hester— MooresviUe S- mM iS .r Eric Hicks— Cary Jennifer Hicks— Denver Cheryl E. Hill— Wimton-Salem Jill Lucinda Hill— HendereonviUe Molly S. Hill-WiMtonSalem Dawn Hines— McLeaiwville Anthony Ray Hipp— Greensboro Karen Hobbs— Naples, fl Jerry Hobby— Gamer Lora Lynn Hodges— Charlotte Mark Holbrooks— Concord Laura Holcombe— BumsviUe Daphne Holden— Raleigh Mary Donna Holdsclaw- Catawba Kenneth Alan Holt— Maggie Valley Beth Honrine— Lexington Tonya Hopkins— Albemarle Jane Hopper— Charlotte Kim Hopson— Sparta Diane Horton— Wiikesboro Mark Horton— Eden Joe Howard— Matthews Barbara D. Howell— BurUngton Melissa Howie— Winston-Salem Donna Hudgins— Greensboro Geraldine Hudgins— High Point Jeannette M. Hudson— KannapoUs Karen D. Huffman— HUdebran Heidi Hughes— EUenboro Sydney Hughes— Longwood, fl Jimmy Humble— Greensboro Susan Carol Hunt— Lexington Jessica C. Hunter— Asheviue Angle M. Huskins— Rural HaU Timothy R. Hutchens— Westfield Traci Hutchens— YadkinvUie Cheryl Hutson— Asheboro Janice Huttar— East Bend Tommy HuttO— West Columbia, SC Christopher P. HuttS— Greensboro Brad Icard— Kannapolis Sheri D. Idol— High Point Teresa Idol— Deep Gap David Ingle— Cherryville Virginia G. Ingram— Winston-Salem Robert Todd Isaacson— FayettevUle Hal Dixon Ivey— Proctorviile John A. Jackson— Lenoir James Wilkes— Eden Tami L. Jarrell— Kemerswiie Gilbert H. Jeffries— Eden Altona Dee Jetton— Charlotte Danny Jewell- Raleigh J. Rhett Johnson— Raleigh Keron Johnson— Durham Lisa Jean Johnson— HamptonvUie Neva Marie Johnson— Marion Tommy Johnson— Benson Julie Johnston— Durham Mitch Johnston— Gastonia Robert M. Johnston— Newton Alan Jones— Boone Anne Jones— Advance Cheryl Jones— McLeansviiie Derrick B. Jones— Boone Julie M. Jones— Hendersonville Melissa Jones— BurUngton Michael R. Jones— Newport News. VA Myra Jones— High Point Tracy Joos— Raleigh James E. Jordan— Landis Tommy Joseph— Greensboro Jacqueline Kaczmarek— Greensboro Jeff Kahn-Gastonia Brett A. Kandzer— Hudson Sarah Kaplan— Cary Michelle Kaufmann— Miami, FL William Keese— Durham Randy Keeter— Salisbury Jody K. Keller— Union Grove Darryl Kellough— Charlotte Charles Kellum— Greensboro Wanda Kelly— Dudley Allison D. Kemp— Creston B. G. Kennedy— Warsaw Beth Kent— Lenoir Richard W. Kepley— Concord Kevin Kerr— Spencer Jasper Kiger- Rural Hall Denise Kirby— Granite Falls Lem Kirby— Raleigh Dana Kirkland- Matthews Law On Kitchin— Warsaw Jeffrey Knight — HendersonviUe Lynette M. Knitter— Riverdale, GA Jim Koch— Boone Jeannine Koo— Charlotte Gregory KotSeOS — Southern Pines Michelle Kuhrt- Longwood, fl Elizabeth Diane Kyle— Greensboro Kim Lackey— Charlotte David Lamm— Raleigh Lu Anne Lane— Raleigh Shelly Laney— Charlotte Leslye Shawn Lassiter— Burlington Susan LatOn— Albemarle David E. Law— HendersonviUe Phyllis Ann Leach— BurUngton Gary Michael Leazer— Monroe Caroline Lee— Greenville Laura Anne Lee — Rutherfordton Cherie L. Leffe— Marion Glenn Hampton Legette— Summerfield Brian Leggett— wuiiamston Vreneli Anne Leininger— Concord Mary K. LentZ— Stony Point Teresa Leste— Cary Michael F. Lineberger— Lawndale Steve Lineberger— Hickory Lynda Link — Charlotte David Linthicum— WhUpering Pines Grace Litchfield— Winston-Saiem Jamey Little— Midland Kelly M. Little— Winston-Salem James W. Littlejohn— Boone Dennis C. Lloyd— Mebane Stephanie Lloyd— white Oak Antonionette Logan— Charlotte Kevin Glen Long— Pfafftown Meg Elizabeth Long— Pfafftown William Long— Spartanburg, SC Teresa A. Lotsey— Hickory Matthew Loucks — Charlotte Brenda Love— Durham Kenny Lowe— Charlotte Crystal L. Luster— Charlotte Teresa Lyalls— West Jefferson Mike Mackay— Greensboro Kent E. Mahaffey— Winston-Salem Kathy Malmfelt— Greensboro Lynn Maness — Asheboro Alisa Mantysaari— Statesville Greg Maready— Swansboro Todd Marion— High Point Paul Robert Marks— Charlotte William G. Marley— Raleigh Joan Marshall— Snow Camp Terri Massey— Yanceyville Charlotte Matthews— Fayetteviiic Tina Louise Matthews— Hamptonville Cindy R. May— Wake Forest Helen May— Clei Rhonda Jean Moy— Newland William Maycock— Deep Gap Michael Edward McAden— New Bern John Clay McCandlish— Charlotte Michele McCarley— Hickory David L. McCartney— Raleigh Roger Alen McClain— Sherrills Ford Betty Jean McCloud— Princeton ' ■ 2SI Jeff McConnell— Lincolnton Mark Alan McCullough— FayetuviUe Michael J. McDadc— Montgomery, AL Marilyn P. McDowell— Spindale Robin L. McElroy— Kmgs Mountain Michelle D. McEntire— Denver Marsha I. McGuire— Granii Falls Joanie McKeel— Hiddenite Deryn McKinney— statesville Tammie L. McKinney— Hickory Elizabeth A. McLean— Fayett«viUe Jeanette McLean— Belmont Bonnie McMurtrie— Gary Kevin McNeil— Wiikesboro Stephen W. McNeill— West Jefferson Lynda Mehailescu— winetonSalem Kim Melton Theresa Marie Merz— Aiken, sc Melissa J. Mewborn— Chapel Hill Mike Miller— Canton Scott Miller— Durham Stephen P. Miller— SutesviUe Bonita Mills— Stokesdale Elizabeth Dawn Mills— Salisbury Teresa Millsaps— Charlotte Arzetta Lynn Mimbs— Sparta Mark S. Miralia— Charlotu Karen Mitchell— Mt. Airy Mark Mitchell— Charlotte Cam Monroe— Vaidese Debra Carol Moore— Thomasviiie Elisabeth E. Moore— Raleigh Holly Moore— Hayesville Lisa Michelle Moore— Durham Moby Moore- Charlotte Tony Lewis Moore— Lexington Lisa Y. Morehead— Greensboro Courtney MoretZ— Coral Gables. FL Sheri Moretz— Boone Edward Morgan— Summerfield Marcia Morgan— Barnaidsviiie Phyllis Morgan— Morganton Patrick Morgart— Durham Laurie Morris— New London Neal Morris— Denton Ovelia Morris— Winston-Salem Ginny Moser— Charlotte David B. Mull— Vaie Don Eric Mullis— Kemersville Angle Mungo— Matthews Charles V. Murray— WinstonSaiem Joan E. Murray— Fayetteville Sheila D. Myers— statesviiie Charlene Nail— Sanford Valerie D. Neeley— Salisbury Michael Nelson— Colfax Valerie Neumaier— Hickory Amy Newell— Greensboro Edward Newsome— Charlotte Karen D. Nichols— Wiikesboro Ricky Nichols— ReidsviUe Karla Nielsen— Sanford Greg Norton— Rockingham Leeann E. Nugent— whispering Pines Angela Marie Nunn— WinstonSaiem James Anthony Oates— Goidsboro Jennifer Ellen Odom— High Point Francisco Ojeda— Maharyia-Israel Katherine Olim— High Point Lisa Michelle Oliver— Raleigh Michael O ' Neill— Kmgsport, tn Tracy Leianna Orren- Charlotte Lisa Osborne— Waynesville Margaret O ' Shaughnessy- Miami Lakes, FL Ruth Rea Overman— Wilson Bevin Owens— Charleston. SC Eileen V. Page— High Point Angle Pantazopoulos— Winston-Salem Ashley Parker— High Point Cathy Parks— Monroe David G. Parrish— Raleigh Stephanie Parsons— Sparta Glenn E. Patterson— Graham Karen Patterson— StausvUle James L. Pawlik— Clemmons Jeffrey L. Payne— statesvUle Russell Payne— Virginia Beach, VA John Scott Peeler— Durham Karen Pell— Mount Airy Tonya M. Pendergrass— Concord Patty Penley— Lenoir Matt Peninger— Gastonia Paula Pennisi— High Point Carolyn Perkins— Newton Lynn Marie Pearman— Cooper City, fl Vicki I. Petree— King Crystal Louise Phifer— Charlotte Katrina Joan Phifer— Mooresviiie James L. Phillips— Spruce Pine Sarah Philpott— WinstonSalem Bryan Pierce— winston-Saiem Carl Douglas Pierce— Millers Creek Michelle Pierce— Havelock Robin R. Pierce— Millers Creek Cathy Pittman— Newland Patrick A. Plunkett— Sherrills Ford Terry Plyler— Statesville Gregory E. Poe iefterson Tracy Kay Poitras— Chapel HUl Jill Poletti— Sanford Ernest G. Poole— Charlotte Lane Poole— Troy Ann Pope — Greensboro Jo Lynn Pope— Granite Falls Tammy Pope— High Point David Reid Powell— Fuguay-Varina Louise Powell— Hudson Michele Powell— Charlotte Sharon E. Powell— Raleigh James Prentice— Raleigh Julie Pressley— Charlotte Steve Price- High Point Jack Proctor— Hickory Marty A. Prunty— Charlotte Leah Pryor— Gastonia Bobbie D. Puckett— Bristol, va Jennifer Quinn— Raleigh Barbie Rader- Newland Wanda Ramsey— Grouse Michelle Renee Ransom— Advance Anne Rasheed— Georgetown, sc Mike Rasheed— Teiarkana, TX Alan Ray— Green Mountain Langdon B. Raymond— vuas Deborah Raynor amestown Karin E. Readling— Hickory Angel Redwine— Raleigh Dawn Reece — Clemmons Chris Reeves— Asheville Victoria Reeves— Harmony Monica V. Regan— Fayetteville Mark Charles Rehm— Mooresviiie Lee Reitzel— Hickory Richard Rhyne— Cocoa Beach, FL Melissa A. Richardson— Fayetteville Angle Ridgeway— inman, sc Sue Ellen Riley— Marietta, ga Mike Rink— Raleigh Suzanne Rivenbark- Fayetteville Kandis Roberts— Burnsville Debbie Robertson— King Teresa K. Robertson— Lexington Amy Robinson— Kings Mountain Ellen Robinson— Asheville Karen B. Robinson— Gastonia Lela E. Robinson— Hickory Leslie Rodgers— Concord Mark Rodgers— Cary Rick Edward Rogers— Clemmons Beth Rohm— Gastonia H Ff Susan Rone— Hickory Felicita Rosa— Jacksonville Robin Rosenbalm— Charlotte Kathy Ross— WiUiamston Tim Ross— Miller Place. NY Steven F. Rudd— Hickory James E. Rush— Boone Jane Russell— Kannapoiis Helen B. Ryan— Charlott Melissa Ryan— Charlotte Kelly Sackett— Mooresviiie Cynthia L. Salvatore— Tobaccoviiie Terri Sampsell— Key Biecayne, FL Paul Sanders— Apex Robin Savage— Charlotte James A. Schmidlin— WinatonSaJem Dwight Schneider— Chapel HiU Warren Schuster— JackaonwUe, FL Brett Schwebke— Banner Elk Tamela M. Schwerin— Raleigh Krista M. Schoening— Arden Charles Scott— Greensboro Dana R. Scott— Hampton, va Gwen Scoville— Greensboro Steven Seaford— Salisbury Kimberly Sue Sec hler— Concord Lynn Self— Lawndale Mary Sellers-Jefferson Leslie Settle— wiikesboro James Perry Sexton— West Jefferson Christina Shamanski— SimpsonvUie, SC John Brenton Shaw— Bethesda. MD Katrina Shields— Topton Jennifer Lee Shell— Conover Jeff SheltOn-Creston Gregory Sheperd- Bumsville Donna Shepherd— Burlington John Ralph Shepherd— Fleetwood Tracy Sherwin— Cary Holly Shipley— Matthews Starla A. Shore— Boone Elizabeth Anne Sharrow— Eden Angela L. Shuman— Matthews Monique Sinkeldam— Bermuda Run Tammy L. SkaggS— Advance Vicki Kristina Slack— PinevUie Nancy Lynn Slate— Greensboro Melanie A. Slater— AsheviUe John L. Slaughter— Indian Rocks Bch, FL Cathey Smith— Charlotte Janice Dee Smith— Concord Jim Smith — Asheboro Kenneth C. Smith— High Point Kristy L. Smith— Concord Lesa Lynn Smith efferson Lisa Lynne Smith— Taylorsviiie Michael Smith— Greensboro Richard Tyron Smith— Denton David Snipes— Cooleemee Gary Snipes— High Point Lauren Snipes— Kannapoiis Carolyn Snyder— Morganton Kristine Marie Solomon— Wilmington Tammy Somers— Boone Lisa Marie Sorrell— Garner Philip Sorrell— Raleigh Becky Renee Sparks— HamptonviUe Daneil Sparks— Traphm Mary Jo Spoon— Greensboro Kirk C. 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Whitaker — Mount Airy Christine Marie White — Durham Doris White — Winston-Salem Jane White — statesviUe Kelly White - WinstonSalem Peggy Whitesides — Gastonia A k. 1 v-- - ' - Randall Whitfield — Rougemont Teresa Wiles — Hiuk Danny A. Wiley — F yett«ville Donald V. Wilhelm — Rockwell Mike Williams — Indian Trail Shelia Y. Williams — Morganton Elaine Wilmore — GrMnsboro Anne Marie Wilson — Mount Air - Elissa Wilson — Hickory J oni E. Wilson — Catawba Pamela Louise Wilson — Creaton Richard A. Wilson — Goldsboro William L. Winkler — Blowing Rock Tina Witherspoon — Be»««mer City Mary P. Witt — GrMnsboro Robbie Womick — Foreat City Stella Wood — Sute» nlle Kim Wooten — Carlisle Mary-Lynn Wooten — Eaat Bend Russell D. Woy — Shelby Rhonda D. Wright — Gastonia Mark Wyant — Vale Amber L. Wyatt — North WUkeaboro Ray Anthony Wyatt — Lexington Angle York — YadkinviUe Eduardo Zegarra — Ft. Lauderdale, FL John Zourzoukis — AsheviUe Joseph O. Brendle — TobaccovUie Ginger C. Cockerham — BoonviUe Scott Elkins — Leiington Myra Hampton — Murphy Michael Gail Taylor — Banner Elk Sheri Leigh Whicker — TobaccovUie SPECIAL STUDENTS i IMfl ' " I I III " FACULTY ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT Front Row; Thomas Kirkpatrick, Helen Carroll, Gene Butts. Second Row; Steve Palmer, James Jones, Yehia Salama, Randy Edwards. Back Row; Albert Craven, Charles Speer, Jason Selph, Raymond Larson. ADMINISTRATION, SUPERVISION AND HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT Front Row; Willard Fox, Ralph Hall, Ken Jenkins, Braxton Harris, Milton Spann. Back ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT Brian Bennett, Har- Row; Joe Widenhouse, Gerald Bolick, Guy Swam, Leiand t ,-,. i -.i t rr r. Cooper, Paul Kussrow. Not Pictured; Hunter Boylan, Richard ard Ayers, Susan Keefe, Cheryl Claasen, Jeff Boyer. Not Howe, Mayrelee Newman, James Jackson. Pictured; Greg Reck. ART DEPARTMENT Standing: Kathy Ward, Marianne BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT Front Row; William Dewel, Suggs, Peggy Poison, Noveta Holton, Lorraine Force, Warren Jeanette Tarr, Mary Connell, Jeffrey Butts, Richard Henson. Dennis, Leek Willett, Karen Yeager. Seated: Dean Aydelott, Back Row; Ed Greene, Wayne Van Devender, John Bond, Charles Wieder, Glenn Phifer, Sherry Edwards-Waterworth, Francis Montaldi, Frank Randall, Kent Robinson, I.W. Harold Carrin, Judy Humphrey, Willard Pilchard, James Ross. Carpenter, Timothy Ballard. Not Pictured; Marie Hicks, Frank Helseth. CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT Front Row; Mark Tuccillo, Jeff Carlson, Samuella Sigmann, Sherry Fonvielle, Nancy Feimster, Catherine Mader, Stephen WilHams. Back Row; Herbert Boukley, Gelene Atwood, Donald Olander, Claire Olander, James Buchannan, Al Overbay, George Miles, Thomas Rhyne, Lawrence Brown, Robert Seeder, Donald Sink. COMMUNICATION ARTS DEPARTMENT Front Row; Howard Dorgan, John Auston, Charles Porterfield, Seong Lee. Second Row; Frank Mohler, Terry Cole, Pat Reighard. Back Row; Linda Welen, Susan Cole, Carl Tyrie. Not Pictured; Ed Pilkington, Jonathan Ray, Kevin Balling. COMMUNITY PLANNING AND GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT Front Row; Robert Reiman, Rebecca Winders, Zaphon Wilson, William Imperatore, Roger Winsor. Back Row; Art Rex, Pete Soule, Ole Gade, Brian Fleer, Dan Stillwell. BUSINESS EDUCATION DEPARTMENT Front Row; Shirley Butts, JoAnn Corum, Marilyn Sue, Ann Blackburn. COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH DEPART- Second Row; John Geary, Mildred Pa ton, Hazel Walker, MENT Fred Badders, George Maycock, Terry Sack, Elaine Sidney Eckert. Third Row; Tom Allen, Zaki Rachmat, William Phillips, Jack Mulgrew, Ed Harrill, Les Stege, Eric Hatch, Ben Vanderpool, Mel Roy. Back Row; Robert Adler, Stan Wilkinson, Strickland, Harry Padgett, Sally Atkins, Glenda Hubbard. Robert Cherry, Richard Schaffer, Doug May. ■A I S H ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT Front Row; L.T. McRae, ENGLISH DEPARTMENT Front Row; Robert Higbie, Jane Solem, Ron Coulthard, Edelma deLeon, Mary Kate Dennis, Melissa Barth, Barbara Haunton, Mary Moore, Loyd Hilton. Back Row; Richard Rupp, Rogers Whitener, Daniel Hurley, Jean-Pierre Courbois, Pat Gaynor, Celia Thomas, Chris Loucks, j y. Higby, Gene Miller, Ming Maiden, Geo ' rg Gaston, Leon Rick Kirkpatrick. Back Row; Reginald Weber, Timothy Perri Larry Ellis, George Schieren, William Guthrie, Barry Elledge. Lewis, Laurie Tully Reed, Thomas McGowan, William Lightfoot. FOREIGN LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT Front Row; Peggy Hartley, Effie Boldridge, Judith Rothschild, Alicia GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT Front Row; John Callahan, Welden. Back Row; Ramon Diaz-Solis, Elton Powell, Loren Raymond. Back Row; Marjorie McKinney, Frank Franz-Joseph Wehage, Ulrich Froehlich, Helen Latour. McKinney, Fred Webb, Richard Abbott. HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT Front Row; Melissa Miller, Judy Carlson, Jan Watson, Ellen Thomas, Joan Askew. Second Row; Jim Brakefield, Ole Larson, Bob Pollock, Larry Horine, Pat Buchanan. Back Row; Ron Kanoy, Jim Avant, Carl Meeks, Mel Gruensfelder. 386 HISTORY DEPARTMENT Front Row; Penny Courbois, Silvia Fergus, Sheldon Hanft, Peter Petschauer, Richard Haunton, Ruby Lanier, George Antone, Helena Lewis. Second Row; Bettie Bond, David White, Eugene Drozdowski, Larry Bond, Raymond Pulley, Charles Blackburn, Michael Moorej Richard Haunton, Jim Winders, Winston Kinsey. Allen WellsJ Leighton Scott, Thomas Keefe. Back Row; Carl Ross, Stepher Simon, Rennie Brantz, Judith Pulley. HOME ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT Front Row; Margaret INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY Breedlove, Joyce Stines, Cristina Condit. Back Row; Gary DEPARTMENT Front Row; Robert Banzhaf, Brenda Wey, McCurry, Celia Roten, Sammie Garner, Charlotte McCall, John Ming Land. Back Row; William Mast, William Graham, Alfred Beasley. Not Pictured; Janice Whitener, Carol Wright. Rapp. Clemens Gruen. LIBRARY AND MEDIA STUDIES DEPARTMENT Front Row; Jeff Fletcher, Alice Naylor, David Consodine. Back Row; Bob McFarland, Joe Murphy, A. Farzod Emdad, Mell Busbin. MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT Front Row; Jim Nelson, Kathy Fitzgerald, Sally Craven, JoAnna Baker, Back Row; Fess Green, Don Dodson, John Ray, James Overstreet, Dwight Parley, Robert Barclay, Ahmad Tashakori. MARKETING DEPARTMENT Front Row; Jean Ann Woods, R.J. Dunlap, Ron King. Back Row; Jim Barnes, Bob McMahon, Pat Patton. MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT Front Row. R. J. Schalk, Ray Graham, Mike Perry, Mark Harris, Ernest Lane, Wade Macey, Larry Kitchens, Ron Ensey. Second Row; Frances Fulmer, Theresa Early, Jimmy Smith, Anita Kitchens, Gary Kader, Karen Callahan, Ted Goodman, Rudy Curd, Tom Barry, Back Row; Bill Paul, Bill McGalliard, Arnold McEntire, David Lieberman, R.L. Richardson, Vicki Johnson, Billie Goodman, Max Schrum, Pamela Batten. MUSIC DEPARTMENT Front Row; Jack Newton, Bill MILITARY SCIENCE DEPARTMENT Front Row; Maj Spencer, Frances Redding, Betty Atterbury, BiU McCloud. Thomas Sather, MS Carole Muirhead, LtC Charles Michael, Second Row; Dan Pumphrey, Elmer White, Walton Cole, Lynn MS Evelyn Coffey, MR Anthony Distefano. Back Row; SSG white, Philip Paul, Noel Lovelace, Robert Behan, Hoyt Safrit. Keith Dragnett, SSG Terry Swarner, Cpt Sidney Riley, Cpt ggck Row; Kenneth Slavett, Glenn Muezel, Joe Phelps, William Steve Rogers, Maj Larry Hensel, SGM Noah Wright. Qora, Joseph Logan, Scott Meister, Wanda Dages. PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION DEPARTMENT Front Row; O ' Hyun Park, Maria Lichtmann, Charles Davis, Raymond PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY DEPARTMENT Front Row; Ruble, Mary Ann Carroll. Back Row; Jim Stines, William Gordon Lindsay, Walter Connolly, Thomas Rokoske. Back Row; Hutchins, Alan Hauser, Frans van der Bogert. Karl Mamola, Terry Carroll, David Monroe. id mi 1 J cP feS i ' A » W 7 POLITICAL SCIENCE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT Front Row; William DEPARTMENT Front Row; Wendell Broadwell, Daniel Knight, Susan Moss, Gary Sigmon, Michael Cook, Joan Walls, Campagna, Zaphon Wilson, Roland Moy, Jawad Barghothi, Polly Trnavsky, Jane Rawson. Back Row; Boyd Max Dowell, Richter Moore. Back Row; Robert O ' Block, Mona Brandon, Jim Deni, George Wesley, Richard Levin, Basil Johnson, Jon Edward Allen, David Sutton, Dan German, Joel Thompson. Hageseth, Joyce Crouch, Tom Snipes. READING EDUCATION DEPARTMENT Gerald Parker, Eris Dedmond, Winston Childress, Jane Norwood, Marjorie Farris, Gary Moorman, Elizabeth Lightfoot. Not Pictured; Margo Jones, William Blanton. SECONDARY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT Bill Fulmer, John Tashner, Tom Jamison, Henry McCarthy, Jim Cole, David Mielke, Jim Roberts, Claire Mamola, Margaret Gragg, Ben Bosworth. SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT Front Row; Lee SOCIOLOGY DEPARTMENT Front Row; Les Keasey, Faye Cross, Tom Pace, Art Cross, Libby Winkler, Pat Miller. Second Sawyer, Fred Milano, Jan Rienerth, A. M. Denton, Nancy yIow; Debbie Brown, Tom Sivem, Dorothea Rau, Mary Neal e. Back Row; Mike Wis e, Ann Page, Steve Hall, Allie Powell-Turner, Wemme Walls, Michael Holden, Michael Ortiz. Funk, Albert Hughes, Aaron Randall, Larry Keeter. Not Ba k Row; Max Thompson, Michael Fimian, Jim Hosch, Jerry Pictured; George Johnston. Davjs Steve Klinger, Jim Tompkins. SPEECH PATHOLOGY AUDIOLOGY DEPARTMENT Front Row; Mary Ruth Sizer, Jane Lieberman, Valerie Buice, Ms. J. Lou Carpenter, Back Row; Bruce Franklin, Edward Hutchinson, Millard Meador, M.L. Joselson, Steve Baldwin, Kenneth Hubbard. NOT PICTURED; ELEMENTRY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT Made line Bradford, Bob Jones, Joyce V. Lawrence, James Miller, Mae Reck, Fred Robinette. Richard Wilson, Larry Woodrow, Susan Adler, Michael Allen, J. Pat Knight, C. Kenneth McEwin, Jamie Smith, Julia Thomason. FINANCE, INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT Keith Buchanan. Dennis Coffey, Harry Davis, Linda Johnson, Ray G. Jones, Joe King, Michael Schellenger, Kahil Torabzadeh. 389 PHOTO Y MIKi ARKS ' m f ft - aFjf . •i ' . .- , 4 S Kb iZ ■glML« Mi Sj 8Sf ' ' atSS k A HNE ' it . 1 fH ■ - ' yraj i V " ' . ' " — H ' lW ' t.l BB NiiaiP _ | | .. j y. ■«.,,; ite»fi - .- ' - ■ J 9 B 1 PHOTO BY BABETTE MUNN RY BRYANT w p ■ ■n. 1 r 1 ' F 1 J ' .i ' 1 1 i s ■ ' . PHOTO BY TODD GREEN rTTTTJUSKaSBSB Editor Design Director Steven S. Boyd Managing Editor Babette Munn Photo Editor Gilchrist Hill, Jr. Associate Editor (Features Academics) Paul M. Baker Associate Editor (Sports) Michelle Plaster Associate Photo Editor (Features Academics) Kaila Hires Associate Photo Editor (Sports) Mike Sparks Darl room Technician Roy Small Darkroom Assistant Scott Grover Design Assistants Molly Shaw Paul Koribanic Contributing Writers Wally Baine, Jose Bernal, Amanda Foster, Jack Groce. Dan Hamilton, Doreen Heath, Bryan Hoagland, Mike Hobbs, David Huntley, Mitzi Hurst, Kristin Kopren, Kattiy McCarthy, Lisa McDowell, Cothy Metcalf, William Morgan, Dawn Moss, Robbie Reaves, Vicki Reeves, Richard Schwartz, Mike Seevers, Cathy Stewart. Contributing Photographers Jon Burgess, Monica Carpenter, Ed Cochrane, Stephen Crocker, Jack Culbreth, Craig Furlough, Todd Green, Brad Gross, Roy Hill, Jeff Holden, Alan Jackson, Hannah King, Joe Lane, Bill Maycock, Scoff Penegar, Will Pridgen, Crystal Stout, Keith Surber, Mark Todd, Amanda West, Brad Williams, John Zourzoukis, A very special thanks to those special few who helped us when we were in need Mike Rominger, Dr Susan Cole, Noel Lovelace, and the folks at Memory Savers " Those few who stuck it out to the bitter end are weird now; they just wander the halls, babbling incoherently about line-lengths and contact sheets: a horrible end for such young and talented minds. " This is supposed to be a humorous final word, but nobody up here on the third floor of Workman Hall is in a very funny mood at the moment. There ' s laughter enough - spooky, maniacal laughter which emanates from the various poorly lit offices occasionally, but then it ' s usually stifled by heavy sighs, as though a three hundred pound type- writer were being slowly lowered on someone ' s chest. In the beginning, way back in September, The Rhododendron staff consisted of many bright-eyed, eager students, but six months have taken their toll. A great portion of that original staff is not with us here today. Oh, they ' re alive; they just quit. They preferred the safe harbor of sanity and the relatively pressureless atmosphere of a normal academic life. They missed all the glamor and excitement of producing this tome, but it ' s doubtful they regret it. Those few who stuck it out to this bitter end are weird now. They weren ' t at the beginning. Well, perhaps they were but only latently so, only needing this trauma to bring their mental anguish into active duty. Now they just wander the halls, babbling incoherently about line lengths and contact sheets: a horrible end for such young and talented minds. To say that working on this book was fun would be a lie. Going to parties is fun; staying up all night writing captions for club pictures is not. The experience was enjoyable, but not in the sense that we would want to do it again. One day, close to the end, the staff was gathered in one of the offices fervently working on some aspect of the book when a rare moment of lucidity came upon one of the editors. " You know, " he said, " Working on this yearbook has been the most valuable experience I ' ve had in my twelve years in college. It ' s made me realize just how much time and dedication it takes to see something through that you really believe in. I ' m glad I am a part of it. " He then became silent, his left eye twitching spasmodically. A queer, drooling grin spread across his face as he sharpened a new Bic pen down to an inky, two inch nub. We haven ' t seen him lately, but everyone present that day agrees with his words. We hope that you enjoy this, your 1984 Rhododendron, for many years to come. - Paul Baker Associate Editor, Features Academics ACCA 110 Accounting Department 170 Aerobics 247 Alcohol reforms 8 Alpha Chi 201 Alpha Delta Pi 115 Alpha Kappa Psi 171 Alpha Phi Omega 100 Alpha Psi Omega 203 Alpha Rho Tau 176 Alumni Ambassadors 101 AMA 173 American Home Ec. Assoc. 181 Anthropology Dept. 158 Appalachian Chemical Society 165 Appalachian Cloggers 247 Appalachian Commandos 183 Appalachian, The 52 Appalachian Symphony Orchestra 91 Appalachian House 212 Appol Corps 136 Art Department 176 ASPA 169 ASU Post Office 44 Athletes of the Year 307 AWS 111 Ayers, Harvard 212 Baha ' i College Club 97 Baptist Student Union 97 Band 233 Baseball 265 Basketball, men ' s 290 Basketball, women ' s 292 Belk Library 210 Bernal, Jose 330 Beta Alpha Psi 170 Beta Beta Beta 202 Biology Department 164 Blowing Rock, Town of 27 Blue Ridge Mountains 21 Blue Ridge Reading Council 189 Boone, Town of 23 BREMCO 4 Brown, Mack 233, 299 Brovhill Music Building 10 BSA 108 Business Education Dept. 168 Campus Crusade for Christ 95 Canterbury Association 94 Catholic Campus Ministry 94 Center for Developmental Ed. 184 Chamber Series 88 Chamber Singers 91 Cheap Trick 72 Cheerleaders 233,248 Chemistry Department 165 Chi Omega 116 Circle K 100 Club Football 257 Coffey Hall 197 Cole, Terry 213 College of Arts Sciences 157 College of Business 167 College of Fine Appl. Arts 175 College of Learn. Hum Dev. 183 Colophon 416 Compass Club 101 Communication Arts Dept. 177 Continuing Education 194 Counseling Center 44 Cross Country, men ' s 287 Cross Country, women ' s 286 Cross, Mike 70 Dance Ensemble 82 Dark Sky Observatory 206 DECA 169 Delta Zeta 115 DPMA 168 Earth Studies 156 Economics Department 171 Electron Microscopy 209 Elementary Education Dept. 186 English Department 162 Erneston, Nicholas 175 Faculty 384 Festival of the Written Word 36 Field Hockey 282 Financial Aid 46 Finance, Ins. R.E. Dept. 179 Food Services 42 Football 274 Forensics 213 Forensics Team 177 Foreign Languages Department 162 Frisbee Club 260 Gail Haley Collection 208 Gallery, Academics 214 Gallery, Features 120 Gallery, People 390 Gallery, Sports 308 Gamma Beta Phi 201 Gamma Iota Sigma 174 General College 152 Geography Department 166 Geology Department 166 Gilles, .James 328 Glee Club 179 Golf, men ' s 271 Golf, women ' s 272 Graduate School 191 Graduation 146 Halloween 30 Harris, Mark 213 Hatch, Eric 208 Health Care Mgmt. 172 Health Education Prof. Club 181 Health, P.E. Rec. Department 180 Health Services 45 Highland Biologist 165 History Department 159 Holistic Health 156 Home Economics Department 181 Homecoming 235 Honors Club 200 Hunger Coalition 207 IBSA 173 Indoor Track 288 Industrial Ed. Tech. Dept. 180 Information Systems 168 Inter-Fraternity Council 113 Intervarsity Christian Fel. 96 International Business Club 173 International Relations Assoc. 158 Intramurals 251 Jazz Ensemble 90 Kappa Alpha Phi 119 Kappa Delta 115 Kappa Delta Pi 187 Kappa Omicron Phi 119 Kappa Sigma 119 Kellogg Foundation 184 Kindt, Allen 178 Ladies Elite 119 Lambda Chi Alpha 117 Lawrence, Joyce 191 Lecture Series 337 Lucy Brock Center 186 Lutheran Student Assoc. 95 Madrigal Feaste 76 Majorettes 249 Marketing Department 173 Mathematical Science Dept. 163 McLaughlin, Tom 199 Media Studies 185 Military Science 183 Mountaineer Babes 248 Mountain Music Festival 32 MENC 178 Music Department 178 Native American Festival 34 NSSHLA 188 New York Loft 209 News Bureau 54 Orientation 136 Orwell, George 210 Our House 332 Pan-Hellenic Council 113 Percussion Ensemble 91 Performing .Arts Series 84 Pershing Rifles 182 Philosophy Religion Dept. 161 Phi Beta Lambda 169 Phi Mu 116 Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia 179 Physics Club 164 Physics Department 164 Pi Kappa Phi 117 Pi Sigma Epsilon 172,212 PITS Club 244 Playcrafters 177 Poll. Sci. Crim. Just. Dept. 158 Portraits, Freshmen 372 Portraits, Graduate Students 338 Portraits, Juniors 350 Portraits, Seniors 339 Portraits, Sophomores 360 Psi Chi 203 Psychology Club 160 Psychology Department 160 Radio Broadcasters Club 176 Registration 138 Rental Management 172 Residence Life 58 Rhododendron, The 56 Rho Epsilon 174 Scabbard and Blade 203 SCEC 185 Secondary Education Dept. 187 Security, ASU 47 Septemberfest 28 SGA 106 Sierra Club 212 Sigma Alpha Iota 179 Sigma Delta Pi 203 Sigma Nu 117 Sigma Phi Epsilon 119 Sigma Tau Epsilon 180 Ski Team 261 SNEA 184 SNA 110 Soccer 280 Sociology Department 160 Softball 264 Speech Path. Audiol. Dept. 188 Sports Information 54 Strickland, Ben 163 Strickland, William 157 Student Union 40 Sugar Top Condominiums 6 Talley, Ken 104 Tau Kappa Epsilon 119 Tennis, men ' s 267 Tennis, women ' s 266 Theater 80 Thomas, John 148 Twelve Days of Christmas 77 Typing 169 University Center 194 University Singers 90 Volleyball 284 VSY 101 WASU 50 Weber, Reginald 2 13 Wesley Foundation 96 Wind Ensemble 90 Windmill 4 Women ' s Studies 209 Wrestling 294 Yosef Club 248 ZAPEA 180 r ' -Af ■f? - r - V ' 4 ' • ' ! f Volume 62 of THEflHODODENDRON was prin« Publishing Company of Marcellne, Missouri. The press run was 35i copies. The book consists of 26 signatures or 416, 9X12 pages, ai includes nine 4-color signiatures (72 pages) with over 250 color phr Paper stock is 80 lb. coated enamel finish and the endshee are 65 lb. cover stock. The cover is constructed of 160 point binds board and a C grade cloth, printed in 4-color process with nine col prints. tf •- . ' •i « »t ' Mrli


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