Arkansas Tech University - Agricola Yearbook (Russellville, AR)

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Si3 ty i nGRICOLfl 1981 Volume 65 Editor Advisor Teresa fl. Horns Gerald Gdgor Arkansas Tech University Russellville, flrkonsos 72801 mmmrn FROM START TO FINISH L From start to finish is the way we set out to record the year. But uue chose to do more than just record it. uue uuant people to Feel the year as they reod through the pages of this book. Our theme is the story of the Tortoise and the Hare except in college, uue feel that you have to be a fast rabbit from start to finish. Many of us felt like we ' re on a merry-go-round ond can ' t get off until the end of the year. UJe can ' t be slow like the Tortoise at any- time, even if he ' s a steady slow. In order to survive ot college, one must be o steady fast rabbit from the beginning of the year to the end. U Je had to be rabbits to capture the year in this book also. There was always something going on. Tech has over sixty organizations and all of them are active with plays, parties, dances, and even songfests. fit times we had to scramble to get to them all. The 1981 RGRICOLfl takes a look at all the events which moke the year special. UJe have sixteen color pages for you to enjoy on subjects from entertainment to the Governor. This introduction is a hodge- podge of pictures around Tech. It focuses on no particular event but rather is a smorgasbord of life at Tech. UJe have used the introduc- tion to tantalize your senses and leave you wanting more, find there is much, much more. Our student life section de- scribes how students live, what they feel, and how they spent their time. UJe ' ve also added an in- formative story on Tech ' s " roots " - how we got to where we are todoy. UUith this story we want to show students how far they ' ve come and how much farther we can go. UJe ' ve also added a Na- tional and State feature. UJe cap- tured the Presidential and guber- natorial elections. UJe also gave you a taste of the events which headlined the news in 1980. In student life we take a look at Caraway ' s Ghost in an article ti- tled, " Is Caraway Hall really launted? " Academics section has all of (cone, on poge 5) I 2 Introduction Toble of Contents Student Life 12 This is the section thot really concentrates on the students ot Tech. How they live, what they feel, ond the community oround them is oil within these pages. Academics |fe 76 There are many different aspects of Tech and this section features the r scholastic side. Our best departments, our favorite teachers and our adminis- tration ore oil here. Honors 1 ] 14 Honors is where we reword the Tech students who hove done so well. LUho ' s LUho people are here as well as graduation. Activities f 1 30 This section is in memory of all the fun times at Tech. Greek Week Spring Festival, and Sadie Hawkins are some of the features. People f People is perhaps the most important section, for it ' s a record of the students ot Tech. This is where you can look up your favorite person and we ' ve added profiles and stories to enjoy. Greek 200 fill of the social sororities and fraternities are in this section. There are pictures of them and a little about what they ' ve done this year. Sports 158 220 The Golden Suns hod another fantastic season and the Wonder Boys had a good year as well. We ' ve also added a terrific students sports section for those of us who aren ' t great athletes but still enjoy sports. Organizations 260 Tech has sixty organizations and they ' re all in this section complete with pictures of the members ond stories on their year. Table of contenty ' 3 The year from start to finish The Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys mobile helmet, and the Wonder Boys ' basketball and football teams make up a large part of Arkansas Tech University. Sotonya Gregory is one of the six majorettes in Arkansas Tech ' s Band of Distinction. Arkansas Tech ' s cheerleading squad always keeps up the spirit for all the Wonder Boy sports. (cont from page 2) your favorite teachers (and the ones who uueren ' t so favorite) as well as the administration at Tech. And we ' ve included profiles on some of the people who make Tech so great. The honors section holds all the Who ' s Who people. Forty-five students were chosen for Who ' s Who. Honors also holds gradua- tion because anyone who goes through four years of college knows what an honor it is to graduate. Activities is a record of oil the good times we had this year. Our annual Greek Week and Sadie Hawkins week are in here with pictures of the tobacco spitting and pole climbing contests. Our dances are in here also. There ' s two pages of the Oueen of Hearts dance and of course we didn ' t forget the Military Ball. Our People section holds more than just pictures of our students. We ' ve added profiles and stories highlighting the year. Our story on parking, " Watching the submarine races " is especially informative. The Greek section tells what happened with all the fraternities and sororities this year. From Delta Zeta ' s to Theto Chi ' s, they ' re all here. Sports highlights the Golden Sun ' s spectacular season as well as our Wonder Boys. Our new soccer team is here and we ' ve added a special new section, Stu- dent Sports. These pages capture the sports of the athletes as well as you and I. Our last section contains all of Tech ' s organizations. Their pic- tures are here and we ' ve also odded stories on their activities during this year. From start to finish, the 1981 RGRICOLR takes a look at the year from the triumph of the Gol- den Sun ' s to the guiet times we spent with our friends. It ' s all within the pages of book — the magic of the ; 980 year at Tech. Introdu :tic College is our u way of life Some Tech students find they have some theatrical talent; others find they would rather participate in the war games of the ROTC. m m f £a Tech ' s campus, as partially shown is this aerial view, is very spacious and beautiful, but it is the students which really make Tech special. 6 Introduction ifjgfjMfl Il ' a ' ' ' f ill • Jl In :-■ When uue oil came to this school uue planned to get on education, but as uue go through school uue begin to realize that uue ' re getting so much more: college isn ' t just o school, it ' s q uuay of life! For many of us. it uuas the first time we had to share our room uuith someone else. It uuas a strange experience. It takes o lot of patience and real effort on both ports to live uuith a roommate. But gradually, you begin to get used to it ond usually enjoy it. It ' s good to have someone to talk over oil of the neuu experiences uue ' re hav- ing. UJe learned that in some uuays your college roommate is closer than your sister. She begins to knouu uuhen you ' re unhappy, uuhen you ' ve been stood up. she shares your teors. and uuhen you get on fl on the test you ' ve studied so hord ' for, she ' s proud of you. In the dorm, there ' s aluuays someone to share your happy times as uuell as your bod. It ' s so handy to have someone uuith a popcorn popper living douun the hall or someone to go get o pizza uuithin o moment ' s notice. ULIe begon to share our experiences uuith one another and uue learned an important lesson, houu to relate to other people. Some of us learned another lesson, .uue learned that some- times you hove to fight for uuhat you believe in. That uuorking hard for something only mokes it more precious uuhen uue finally get it. Many of us hod to uuork hard to stoy in school ond at times uue uuould stop ond think, " Is it uuorth all this studying, oil this money?- ' - ' For a feuu of us, the ansuuer uuas no. But most of us soid, " Yes! It ' s uuorth it to me. I ' ll uuork harder if I have to, I ' ll study more, but this is o greot time in my life and it ' s uuorth It! (tont. on poo. °) Introduction The lake is a popular recreation spot for Tech students, as well as many area residents. Rhonda Sullins is Arkansas Tech ' s 1980 Homecoming Queen. She was also second runner-up in the Miss Tech pageant. Arkansas Tech University combines a higher educa- tion with recreation and fun. Russellville has parades. Tucker Coliseum has basketball games and Tech has Greek Week tug of war. 8 Introduction The Crabaugh building is one of the beautiful build- ings located on the Tech campus. Our uuqy oP life (cont- from page 6) UUe learn so much in our college years. In our classes we learned our facts, but out of class we learned about the world. LUe began to look ot our classes not as something we had to go to but as o new experience. In our geog- raphy class we learned where Russia wos but for the first time something clicked and we realized what Russia meant and why it was important for us to know where it was and what it exported. UUe went to Oiology class and learned about life but we now un- derstood how precious it was and how easily it was lost. UUe learned about war from our history books and we suddenly knew the fear of war present. UUe wondered what ujo would do if we were drafted. UUould we go? UUould we protest? UUe learned more at college than we ever dreamed. For mony of us we learned that there were ways of living other than the way we ' d always lived. That there were people with backgrounds different from ours and we liked them. UUe learned that just be- cause someone close to us was a bigot, we didn ' t have to be. LUe could chose our own friends and go our own way. UUe stopped try- ing to fit in with the crowd and realized that it was good to be an individual, it just made the world better. (cont. o page JO) Dr. Kenneth Kersh, president of Arkansas Tech Uni- versity, takes a stroll around the campus. Introduction 9 Our way of life (co nt from page 9) UUe olso learned thot we could listen to other people ' s beliefs without losing our own. UUe real- ized we didn ' t hove to yell the loudest to be heard. UUe learned to listen to both sides of on issue and then to take a stand. For many of us, it was a new experience to discuss current issues with our friends or to talk about God without being embar- rassed. College is o time in our lives for us to try out our wings. UJe ' re in- dependent for the first time, fit times it wos scarey having to make a decision which would affect our entire life, but with each decision we made, our wings became stronger and we flew straighten Once in a while we crashed and rushed back to the nest but soon we ' d get over our mistake and we ' d be flying once more. UUe sometimes marvelled that our parents were so dumb in our teens had suddenly grown wiser and were willing to stand behind any decision we made. UUe grew clos- er to them than ever before and yet we were independent. College is a time when we set aside our parent ' s morals and val- ues and pick our own. Many times they are the same but often they are different. They are not neces- sarily better, but they are our own. They are the values we must live with as we go through life. College is also a time to stop and think, " UJhat do I wont to do with my life? UJhat direction do I want to go? Do I believe in abor- tion, my country, the constitution? " It ' s a time to find who you are and where you want to go. It ' s a won- derful time of continuous discovery of the world and yourself. It ' s like no other time in your life. It ' s pri- vate and personal and yours to do what you wish. It ' s your life. It ' s your way of life. It ' s " college. " Jamie King of Russellville is an Arkansas Tech Univer- sity majorette with the marching band. » The Arkansas Power and Light Company ' s Nuclear One is a prominent figure in our area. 10 Introduction The ATU football team trudges on while an excited Henry Hawkins cheers the team on. One of the Army parachuters makes a safe landing on the Tech campus. M W»P -Ma» The Arkansas Tech University cheerleaders always add spirit and enthusiasm to Wonder Boy football games. Joyce Cochran of Morrilton performs with the Golden Girl drill team at a Wonder Boy football game. Introduction If Student Life campus I dorm life I entertainment t | table of contents 4 introduction Student life 13 Long lines and complaints mark fall registration Each student is assigned a teacher from their field to follow the student ' s years through college They must approve student ' s schedules at registration Students register by the first three letters of their last name. Here students wait for their scheduled time to come so they can be let in to register " I can ' t believe these lines! " was the phrase heard by students waiting to register for classes. Lines were longer than ever be- fore, at times winding through the student center, around the post office and out the doors onto the sidewalk. It wasn ' t at all unusual for a student to spend two hours or more in registration. This was due to classes being cancelled and having to wait for counselors to approve the student ' s schedule. Pat Huckeby, a junior journalism major said, " It ' s so frustrating to have all your classes figured out and then walk in to regis- tration to find they ' re all cancelled and you have to start all over. " Students register according to the first three letters of their last name. The schedule is then switched every semester so that everyone has an equal opportunity to regis- ter first. For example someone who ' s last name starts with HAR who registers in the fall at 11:00 on the second day might register in the spring at 1:00 on the first day. The only possible way to beat registration is to have about nine alternate classes ready. It seems that long lines are just the price that has to be paid for Tech ' s student population growth. HiStudent life Registration is set up in stations from " data card check " to " post office box rental . " Students may skip any stations which do not apply to them The next stop after registration is the bookstore Books are No matter how many possible schedules a student has listed by the general sub,ect (Philosophy, Math, etc ) and worked out, he can almost always count on some of his the specific class number (Ideas and Values II. 3023 ) planned classes being filled and cancelled Registration 15 Along the beaten path By Dana Dodd For the students, faculty, and administra- tion, there are places on the ATU campus that are visited almost daily. A beaten path is formed. After registration and classification, one of the first places students go is the Student Center to relax and take a quick break be- fore resuming the grinding schedule of be- ginning yet another semester of classes. The next stop is the ATU Post Office, located directly outside the W. O. Young Student Center recreation area. Here, on campus students receive mail and send let- ters. Located just off the Post Office is the A.T.U. Bookstore which provides text- books and various other supplies needed by Tech students and faculty. When information and a study place is needed the Tomlinson Library provides a quiet atmosphere and a helpful staff for A.T.U. students and the surrounding community. The Student Health Center located be- hind Bryan Hall, is staffed by Nurse Janette Wilson who is there to help everyone on the Arkansas Tech campus. When hunger strikes Tech, the majority of students go to Chambers Cafeteria for most of their meals. Another stopping place for over half of the enrolled A.T.U. students is the Finan- cial Aid Office, located in the Student Cen- ter. Here, these students receive the finan- cial aid they need. The last stop on the beaten path is the Student Development Center, located in Suite 124 of the Crabaugh Building. The Center provides services that help students decide on an area of study and on career placement after graduation. Throughout the next fifteen pages is an individual focus on the above mentioned places that form the beaten path. Rhonda Riker admires one of the little extras the Book store carries In the Post Office, on-campus students receive their mai and send letters. After registration, one of the first places a student goes is the Student Center to relax and take a quick break The recreation center provides several pinball machine: for those who wish to try their luck. Another bonus the recreation center has for Tech students is pool tables. . Student Center The W. O. Young Student Center is, for most Arkansas loch students, the center of college life. It serves as the social hub of the campus, a place to get mail and need- ed supplies, and a place to eat or relax Centrally located directly across from Chambers Cafeteria and right behind the Administration Building, the Student Center is within walking distance from anywhere on campus. The Center houses several " depart ments " that are important facets to the students of Tech. These areas include: a recreation center which provides pinball machines and pool tables; a snack bar and grill; a trophy case; a ballroom; the A.T.U. Post Office and Bookstore; and the Finan- cial Aid Office. The VV. O. Young Student Center serves the Tech community by opening the doors of the ballroom to the public for any approved activities. In the past, the Stu- dent Center Ballroom has been used for blood drives, dances, plays, concerts, public speeches and meetings, several Parent ' s Day displays, the Phi Mu Carni- val, and a host of other events and ac- tivities. Several changes to the Student Center are in the process of being established. A 6V2 foot television, along with new Center hours to accommodate the use of the T. V. are just two of the many changes being considered. Steve Lawrence, Program Coordinator, performs the job of keeping the Center in smooth working order. Centrally located, the W O Young Student Center serves as the social hub of the campus. Billy Franklin, a graduate student, is the manager of the snack bar in the Student Center Doug Smith gets a snack from one of the machines in the Student Center while taking a break between classes- Student center 17 Along the beaten path . . . post office Eventually, any student that attends Arkansas Tech will need to go to the ATU post office. Whether a student lives on or off campus, he will at one time or other go into the post office to pick up mail, mail a letter, or read the announcements on the bulletin board. The post office window is open Mon- day through Friday from 8 a.m. to 10:55 a.m. and from noon until 3 p.m. On Saturdays, the window is open from 8 until 10 a.m. Anyone who wishes a letter to go out the same day of mailing must mail the letter before 4 p.m. Otherwise, the letter will be sent with the next day ' s shipment. According to Mary Sue Bowden, post- mistress, the post office processes enough mail for approximately two to three thou- sand people daily. This process not only includes the mail delivered to the 1408 separate boxes in the post office, but also the mail delivered to each department, building and the various clubs. k« I •1 t ar; Ron Harkins asks Jamae Brown if she happened to pick up his new magazine tor him Most Tech students have a post office box This year students have had to double the occupancy of the boxes- Timi Harp and Gail Caulk check their box. 18 Student life ■ . BJ i (i t y i M " Mail, you ' ve got mail? Nobody writes me! r Letters, especially it they are from home, generate enthusiasm tor those lucky enough to receive one by Kristi Voelkerding On any given day if you take the time to stop in at the post office you will find multitudes of students hanging around just waiting for the mail to be unloaded. This is not one of the most exciting ac- tivities on campus, in fact it compares to going down to Safeway to watch them unload the produce off the trucks! Most students come into the post office with their faces lull of hope. If they are rewarded by receiving a letter that day von will usually be informed by the shrieks of, " I ' ve got mail, I ' ve got mail. " On the other hand those students who do not receive mail can ususally be spotted by the long faces and occasionally the floods of tears streaming off their faces. It is a truly pitiful sight to see a big, strong football player reduced to a snivilingbaby because his mother didn ' t write to tell him hello. It is difficult for those of us who do not receive mail to walk by all those rows of boxes with ten or twelve letters stuffed inside. I figure these people are either putting their used envelopes back into their boxes or they ' ve got names on every mailing list throughout the country I bet the people in the post office have to get a crowbar to get the letters wedged into the boxes of these people. My box has been opened very few times since I ' ve been here. In fact, it ' s getting dusty in there. Some green mold has started along one wall and the spiders have found it to be an ideal place to build a web, especially because they won ' t be disturbed. Have you noticed how some people go to the trouble of opening their boxes up to check and make sure there is nothing in- side? It might be stuck to one side, or the light causes a glare on the glass. At least they keep in the practice of getting into their box in case one day they do get mail But it ' s no wonder that our parents won ' t write to us when every letter we write home starts the same old way, " Dear Mom, How are you? I am fine. Please send money. " If anyone asked me for money in every letter they wrote I sure wouldn ' t want to write back. Of course, it is not often that I find any money in my mail. 1 have learned though that if you buy certain things you can get a rebate on them and this is like getting money in the mail. I ' m talking big bucks, like two or three dollars. Whatever happened to those parents who used to write us daily when we went off to camp for a week? They didn ' t want us to get homesick so they started writing letters the week before we left so we ' d have some mail when we got there. Now we can ' t even get one or two a month I ' ve figured out a sure system for get- ting my parents back for not writing, I call collect! It costs them four times as much and although I don ' t get any money out of it at least 1 can hear about all those long lost relatives that I never knew existed. But, I ' ll still keep checking ray mail every day or two. If I keep it up I ' ll soon have my name on a few mailing lists. Then I ' ll sit back and watch the stuff come rolling in. Postmistress Mary Sue Bowden is ready to help you with a smile. Here, she is getting a letter that is ready to be mailed Doretha Thomas was fortunate enough to get a letter. She lingers here to read it before going to her next class Post Office 19 Along the beaten path . . . bookstore Expensive prices on textbooks are reaching new heights Elaine McGee writes a check for her books Besides textbooks, the bookstore has imprinted cloth ing. Roger Oakley finds something in his size. ATU ' s bookstore carries any item they think a student could use In addition to the usual items, they also stock popcorn and marshmallows. backpacks and paint Virtually every student goes to the ATU Bookstore where required books and other supplies are bought for classes. Mr. Ron Parks, bookstore manager, when asked why books were so expensive said that inflation was attributed to the problem. " Publishers control the prices and paper shortages also contribute to the problem. Ev- erything is expensive and books are no ex- ception, " said Parks. He also said that prices for books bought back by the bookstore are set by an industry standard. The student gets one half of his money back, according to the cost of the book. Used books have market guidelines also. The student receives one- third to one-fourth of the original book price back. The bookstore carries many other supplies besides textbooks and class materials. Im- printed clothing, sundries, general reading best sellers, and other general supplies are offered for the student. Kereigh Foster grudgingly purchases some required read- ing material for a class 20 Student life N «K The bookstore services the needs of ATU students and faculty Mr. Ron Parks, manager, will special order any supply item for you Wanda Heflin, bookstore clerk, helps a student find a needed item PERSONAL CHECK ONLY „0 COUNTER CHECf ACCEPTED REQUIRED Mr. Parks stated that any supply item or book a student requests can be ordered after a fifty percent deposit is paid. " We are a university owned bookstore here to serve the needs of the students and the faculty. " Joining Mr. Parks in the bookstore are Johnny Sue Burke, Bookstore Secretary; Jan Enms, Bookstore Clerk and Stenographer; Wanda Heflin, Clerk; and several Tech stu- dents from the work-study program. The Tech bookstore is open the year round, except from December 21st to January 2nd or 3rd. Year after year, Mr. Parks and his staff work hard to provide the best supplies and materials needed by the ATU students and faculty. Bookstore 21 Debbie Cook is looking at one of the one hundred and fifty-four thousand volumes the library has. Along the beaten path . . . library Another facility along the beaten path is the Tomlinson Library. Upon entering the library, you may feel as though it is like any other library. The many heads bent over books and homework and the pressing silence ap- parent. Yet, Tomlinson Library has much more to offer. Tomlinson Library boasts a staff that consists of five trained librarians, six full time staff members and twenty student workers who are all dedicated to running the library for the students, faculty, and the community. One of the ways in which the library is able to help is by the use of approximately one hundred and fifty-four thousand books. Included are books arranged in the Dewey decimal system along with ap- proximately one thousand volumes of ref- erence material. The library has acquired three hundred and eleven thousand pieces of microfiche and nineteen thousand reels of microfil m. Tomlinson Library also subscribes to ap- proximately one thousand periodicals. The Tech library also belongs to ERIC. (Educational Resources Informa- tion Center). Membership in this organi- zation enables the library to receive thou- sands of microfilm sheets each year. On these sheets is anything remotely as- sociated with education " The Multimedia Orientation Pro- grams " is a new service for ATU students. Stephen Blackford looks at one of the one thousand sub- scribed penodicaJs from the library Just one of the many students taking advantage of the carrels is Alan Aunspaugh f 1, c -V p • r V 5S he Fred Lipscomb and Gary Gordon look through reference materials for a homework assignment 22 Student lite Tomlinson Library provides many special services lor the Tech student, the faculty and the surrounding communi- ty ■ 1 wm n HBP IXvV , » _ K ' F J m -- « ' T ' i The Tech Library has three hundred and eleven thousand pieces of microfiche which is available for use. Shannon Henderson, assistant librarian, accepts a book on behalf of the library from Jim Staggs, executive secre- tary of the Alumni Association. " One of the ways in which the library is able to help is by the use of approximately one-hundred and fifty-four thousand books. " The program consists of four tapes that explain to the listener the card catalog, a brief orientation of the library and the ERIC, series. The library is also responsible for send- ing overdue notices to anyone with an overdue book. The staff believes that everyone should have an equal chance to use the materials offered. Fines are simply to discourage people from keeping mate- rial too long. The library does not receive and utilize the funds from fines All the money from fines goes into the general fund of the college. The hours for Tomlinson Library vary: Sunday the library is open from 1 to 10 p.m.; Monday through Thursday from 7:45 to 10 p.m.; Friday from 7:45 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. The library ' s staff is always willing to help find material needed and in most cases, if the library does not have the needed material, they can order it or in- struct the student on where to find it. mmi Use of the card catalog is explained in the Multimedia Orientation Program at the beginning of the year. Thomlinson Library 23 ' y. .. t££Z z am ' ■1 eri:» TlMnrT 111 i " IHb W r t— i- ' M wv Nurse lanette Wilson operates the clinic but a physi cian is called when needed Tne Student Health Center is located east of the library and south of Bryan Hall. The Center is open to all on and off-campus Tech students Nurse Wilson helps sophomore Danna Dodd balance Jimmy McMaster and Robert Burge wait for a consultation with Nurse Wilson. The clinic is operated in consultation the weight scales with a physician M 5 ' i i f Tj B w " " . 24 Student life The Student Health Center encourages students who need treatment tor minor illness to come by Tern Lough gets her blood pressure taken Phyllis Cook is going in to take advantage of ATU ' s tree medical service FREE HEALTH INFORM from your Chriltftti _ i ■L ..i Along the beaten path . . . health ah 1 1 1! m Free health information materials are available tor students when they visit the Health Center The Student Health Clinic is a free medical service for all students both on and off cam- pus. It is operated in consultation with a physician. Located east of Tomlinson Library and south of Bryan Hall, the Student Health Cen- ter is conveniently located on the Tech cam- pus. The hours the center is open are Mon- day through Friday from8 a.m. until 12 and 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Anyone who has a physical disability or a recurring physical problem which might af- fect his or her life at Tech is asked to please check with the clinic as early in the semester as possible for precautionary planning. Also, special medical parking permits may be is- sued to those people who are physically handicapped. Janette Wilson, the Student Health Service nurse, encourages those people who wish treatment for minor illness, such as a cold, sore throat, upset stomach or headache to come and receive help. Care for accidents and other minor emergencies is also given. Other services rendered to the Tech stu- dent are allergy injections or other specific medical treatments, blood pressure or dia- betes check, a tuberculosis skin test, im- munization for tetanus or a test for preg- nancy. Student insurance application forms or claims forms are also available in the center. The Student Health Service is also respon- sible for the blood drives on campus. The Red Cross comes to the Tech campus twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. To encourage students to donate, an award is given to the group, dorm, or organization with the most members donating. Paperwork is just part of the |ob Nurse Wilson sees about three hundred students a semester Health 2? ' Is there life after lunch ? " All ot the food served in Chambers, salad, peanut butter, and milk are student ' s staples By Kristi Voelkerding Lately there is a question that keeps running through my mind. It seems that every time I go trotting off across the cam- pus to stand in line for my daily ration of food, my thoughts turn to the question, " Is there life after lunch? " Now everyone knows that the cafeteria is the favorite subject for bad food jokes. On a college campus, the cafeteria is equal to a mess tent in the army. In fact some students watch M " A S H just to get new material. I prefer to be more original. (1 listen to other students and plagarize their material. ) The " gagateria " isn ' t exactly one of the hot spots on campus but it does constantly amaze me to see the long lines of people who wait to get in the place and then spend the entire time they ' re inside grip- ing about how terrible the food is and how they will probably die before morn- ing. But have you ever noticed that people that gripe the most are the ones that are shoving down the food faster than a truck driver? It is sort of amusing to see that these people are usually the ones waiting outside, first in line for the doors to open, while the whole time they talk about how bad the food is. I ' m sure that for some students, going to eat lunch is the high- light of their day, for some it is a chance to just get together with friends and talk over the day ' s problems. Some days the food is better than on other days. I ' ve decided that the more you eat in the " Torture Chambers " the easier it gets. I attribute this phenomenon to the fact that you build up a matural immunity to it. If any of us survive four years of this food then we should will our bodies to science. The ice-cream is usually one of the best things inside. Although it is a bit dis- couraging to find a cockroach frozen solid inside one of the containers. At least he died a happy death! Some kids have written up a manual on how to eat in the cafeteria. It ' s entitled, " Kill it Before it Kills You! " It contains tips on: identification; swallowing; and most importantly, how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. There are also special recipes such as, " peanut butter and honey " and " peanut butter and ba- nanas. " If there is life after lunch, I ' ll be the first to stand up and say that I lived to tell about it. Of course, all college campuses have their own little jokes about how bad the food is. Institutional food is not known for it ' s taste appeal. If there aren ' t jokes about the food there will be jokes and wise- cracks about something else. It is all a part of college life and it does make for some fun among us. Fraternity brothers find dinner a great time to socialize with each other and with other fraternities. ARA offers soft drinks, tea and kool-aid to drink as well as chocolate, two-percent and whole milk. 26Student life Y«j " Along the beaten path . . . Chambers Another facility along the beaten path is Chambers Cafeteria. It is under the supervi- sion of ARA and it provides the Tech student with several advantages. Two advantages are the salad bar and the wide assortment of ice-cream. Also, a choice of three entrees and three desserts are given. Chambers Cafeteria extended it ' s dinner hour to 4:45 — 6:30. This fifteen minute ex- tention was done in order for students who participate in band or in sports to eat in the cafeteria. The food at Chambers is prepared by full- time cooks who have at least two years ex- perience. These cooks go by a basic company recipe book that is also used by other cafeterias under American Restaurant Asso- ciation. Students who wish to contribute feasible recipes are encouraged to do so as long as the volume required is considered. Once in a while, the cafeteria will run short on one of their entrees and lines will back up This night, everyone Most students have learned well the lessons that their mothers taught them They ' ll eat all their dinner, as long as wanted the spaghetti they get two desserts Chambers 27 Florine Johnson goes into the newly located Financial Aid Office The office was recently moved to the W O. Young Student Center for more room FINANCIAL AID OFFICE Julia Hashbarger is wondering if she is eligible for M0I16V some type of aid The " BEOG Lady " is Mary Beltrami, a student aid secretary Along the beaten path . . . financial aid The newly located Financial Aid Office, now in the WO. Young Student Center plays an important part on the Tech campus. Mrs. Shirley Goines, Director of Financial Aid, estimated that fifty percent of the stu- dents at Tech were receiving some kind of financial aid. When asked if most students could get aid, Mrs. Goines said, " Most get help when they need it. If they aren ' t able to get one type of loan they could be eligible for some other type of loan. Almost anyone is qualified for some kind of help. " This help can come in the form of student aid, student loans, guaranteed loans, athletic scholar- ships, state grants and state scholarships. In the undergraduate heading, a student can get financial aid on the federal level, the state level, institutional level, and from vari- ous other sources. These all include grants and scholarships, loans, and employment, at Tech. All students are encouraged to stop by the financial aid office where a staff of helpful and friendly people will give pri- vate financial counseling on budgeting your money, give breakdowns of the costs per semester and explain all of the various forms and brochures available to the stu- dent. 28 Student life Mrs Brewer works on a budgeting plan for a student Financial counseling is available at the office Linda Phillips is ready to provide private counseling to Tech students The staff also gives breakdowns of the costs per semester and describe the financial aid available Since approximately 50% of ATU students receive aid, there is much paper work to do Most students are eligible for some type of aid Shirley Goines, Director of Student Aid, is ready to help any student who seeks aid Staff members keep busy processing all the papers for the financial aid center Financial Aid 29 Fred Gott (right) is ready to meet with a recruiter The Center works with people from all fields 1 1 ■ ' ■-, 1 ) fr J§ Karen Taylor awaits help from Mr Jackson on available |ob opportunities Mr Neil Jackson, Director of Counseling and Placement, encourages all students to visit the center for |ob opportu- nities and placement He would especially like to see all juniors and students with over ninety hours. Along the beaten path . . . counseling The Counseling Center at Arkansas Tech should be considered as the Student De- velopment Center. Located in suite 124 of the Crabaugh Building, the Center plays an im- portant role in the services it provides for the approaching graduate. These services include the following: vari- ous tests and inventories pertaining to better self-understanding, interests, and aptitudes; confidential counseling sessions; study technique materials and assistance; re- sources (library) pertaining to career plan- ning; part-time job listings; materials on graduate and professional schools; informa- tion and application forms for Civil Service Exam, Medical College Admissions Test, Veterinary Aptitude Test, Graduate Records Exam, ACT Assessment, CLEP Exams (Credit by Examination), Miller Analogies test, and the Graduate Management Admis- sions Test; various graduate school scholar- ship bulletins; employment information in business, industry, and government agen- cies; and advising services for foreign stu- dents enrolled at ATU. Mr. Neil Jackson, Director of Counseling and Placement, commented on the location of the Student Development Center. " We have problems because we are not exactly in the mainstream of activity here at Arkansas Tech. " He also stated that more space was needed for individual testing as well as for large scale levels. One of the important components of the Student De- velopment Center is the Resource Room. Diana Reed takes advantage of the materials. 30 Student life Georgina Duncan, the Affirmative Action Officer, assists students by phone or in person The Center plays an important role in the services it pro- vides to Ron Anderson and Susie Shook A secretary is waiting to give Mr Jackson some informa- tion pertaining to a test Also located in the Student Development Center is the Resource Room Here, mate- rials tor specific careers, for career plan- ning, and for career options may be found. The Student Development Center re- sulted when the Career Planning and Placement Services were combined in the fall of 1974. During that year it was known as the Counseling Center. The Center ac- quired it ' s new title " The Student De- velopment Center " two years later with Mr. Jackson becoming the director. Mr. Jackson encourages all students, especially juniors and seniors with 90 or more hours to visit the center for job opportunities relating to their major. Students who are in general studies (un- declared majors) or those who have some doubts concerning their current career plans should make an appointment for career counseling. The use of various tests and inventories concerning interests, per- sonal values, abilities, personality traits, and other considerations along with geo- graphic limitations and studies of career forecasts can be helpful in realistic career planning. The Counseling Center personnel in- clude the following: Neil Jackson, Director; Marian Johnson, Study Skills Counselor; Elizabeth Underwood, Receptionist and Secretary; and Jeanie Adkins, Student As- sistant. Since counseling is a process in which the student comes to the counselor volun- tarily, an appointment is not required. However a previously arranged appoint- ment may be to the advantage of busy stu- dents. « Here are some of the hundreds of books and journals located in the Center Student Development 31 More than just a place to hang your hat The dorm becomes a home . . . only with longer halls. You still have to fight for a turn in the shower and your roommate is always borrowing your clothes. Recreational equipment is available in some of the men ' s dorms Darryl Collier of Turner Hall uses his free time to take in a game of ping pong BiU Campbell uses Turner ' s phone booth to make an outside call The booths are also used for guests to reach residents Willie Braxton and Tony Brown enjoy a warm November day with a game of backgammon behind Tucker By Knsti Voelkerding Dorm life is totally different than any other experience. It is the first time for many to be on their own. Dorm life means adjusting to having thirty or forty new brothers or sisters, Mom isn ' t going to be around to make sure you get up and make it to classes, and no- body really cares if you make your bed or not. For many it is the first step towards indepen- dence. It is strange to realize that no one is going to care if you make it in before 12 o ' clock or not, and if you don ' t force yourself over to the " Torture Chambers " for supper then you aren ' t going to be let inside to fix yourself a sandwich, but if you are lucky enough to have money you can go over to Whatta Burger for something. Dorm life does wonders for nervous peo- ple, it either cures them or they wind up in a mental ward for the rest of their life. It takes patience, tolerance and kindness to put up with late night card games and a mysterious phantom that goes flying by on roller skates trying to beat the dorm mother to their room. After a while the dorm starts to become more than ]ust a place to hang your hat, it becomes " home " , only with longer halls. You still have to fight for a turn in the shower and just like at home when you want something and your little brother or sister has it, here you find that if you don ' t hang on to what is: yours, you will end up hunting down who borrowed it. It all comes down to " give and take, " if you won ' t give it to them, then they ' ll take it! You can ' t be impatient in a dorm. If you stick your head out of the door and ask some- one to be quiet, usually in half an hour they will be quiet. For many it is the first time to have a guy or girl in their bedroom — heaven help you if your mother ever knew! Of course, you could tell her that if they would give you your own living room you would be able to entertain properly. Besides, what she doesn ' t know won ' t hurt her. If you want something done in the dorm you soon learn to do it yourself, or find some poor, stupid sucker to do it for you. Of course, if neither of these solutions are prac- tical, money does talk! When you start talk- ing cold, hard cash, you ' re talking right up someone ' s alley. Money can ' t buy every- thing, but in the dorm it can get you quite a bit. Everyone is always broke, and if they ' re not, you all get together and speculate on just what it is that keeps their pockets so full. (cont. on page 34) 32 Dorm life Turner ' s spacious front lawn is perfect for a game of football Receiving a pass from a friend is Bobby Dickey Studying in a comfortable position, Michael Langley visits in his dorm mother ' s room for a change of scen- The bicycle has become a popular mode of transportation Listening to some music while studying is a necessity for for Tech students who can ' t afford an automobile Linda some students This Roush resident makes use of her Craig rides up the sidewalk to Massie Hall. Tech rents headphones to keep from disturbing anyone bicycles free to students with I.D. ' s. Dorm life33 Helen dormi dorm Shinn is thehousernotheratPaineHall.a men ' s tory housing 308 men It is the newest men ' s Hang your hat (cont. from page 32) These people make great companions, not necessarily life-long friends but the way to the heart is through the stomach and when you ' re talking saltine crackers and water and they ' re talking pizza, it ' s easy to be super- friendly. Obviously this attitude might be consid- ered cruel and heartless by some. If you are one of those people that prefer to cultivate longlasting friendships on the basis of hon- esty, kindness, and some common interests then " go for it, " as for me, I ' ll suffer through the loneliness later and eat well now! Dorm life is what you make it, it is any- thing you want it to be. If you are willing to get out and get involved in the activities you will soon find all types of strange people. On the other hand, if you shut yourself up in your room and don ' t come out you shouldn ' t be surprised if you find out that you ' ve been left out of a whole lot of " interesting " hap- penings. You may even find out that your next door neighbor doesn ' t even know who you are! In certain cases that might be a bless- ing in disguise. Of course, it is always nice to have something to write home about. Mothers love to hear about all the weird peo- ple you are running around with. Besides, maybe one of those weirdos will end up being a really good friend, or maybe they have a really neat popcorn popper and rich parents sending them all kinds of money that you ' re more than happy to help them find ways to spend. Dorms are the epitamy of summer camps. They are trouble just waiting to be found. You soon learn who leaves their door un- locked and make no waste of the opportunity to unleash four or five rolls of toilet paper all over the place. This is great fun and you are sure to have plenty of good times talking about it for a long time, but watch out for the (cont. on page 36) Sleeping is a favorite pastime among many of Tech ' s students, especially after a late night of partying Many students spend the daylight hours when out of classes catching up on sleep lost due to cramming all night long for a test the next morning. Charlene Brady — Bryan Hall Dorothy Napper — Massie Hall Kahe Harvell — Roush Hall 34«orm life " ■■ r Betsy Wallis and Ralph Donnangelo get together to study for their Computer Science Class in the Compu- ter room in Dean Hall Keith Page takes time out from a day of classes to toss a frisbee on the front lawn at Paine Hall Frisbees have become popular on many college campuses as a recre- ational pastime Dormitory parking is becoming a problem with so many on-campus students owning their own cars. Pat Hill returns from a trip to Wal-Mart. Dorm life35 Hang your hat It is all part of a new life of new friends and new places (cont. from page 34) first time you leave your door unlocked be- cause someone will be sure to return the favor. You start to learn about all the little things in your dorm after the first few weeks here. For some it only takes a matter of days to become brave and bold and hunt down the fuse box. It is a good source of amusement to turn off someone ' s power while they ' re en- grossed in re- runs on the tube. You also dis- cover that when you flush the toilets the water in the showers gets warmer, in some Randy and Becky MUler are the new house parents at Dulaney, a women ' s dorm tor upper-classmen N cases near scalding. If you hide in the bath- room and flush the toilets three or four times each and then dump a bucket of cold water over the top of the shower it will cool an innocent shower occupant off rather quickly! This little joke is a lot of fun, however once you experience the sheer thrill of it you might be more understanding. Dorm life is a change in lifestyles. It is all a part of a new life . . . a life full of new friends and new places . . . a life full of surprises and learning ... it is growing up ... it is dorm life ... it is like nothing else! ' I Mrs Eda Lois Calhoun is the housemother at Jones, Tech ' s newest women ' s dormitory Jones houses 212 women in suites of two rooms and a bath for four women Many students find different ways to spend their free time Some find that relaxing in their room is a good way to spend the afternoon before starting out on a late night of studying or visiting with friends 36 Dorm life Lula Pndgin — Turner Hall Although electronic musical instruments aren ' t al- lowed in the dorm, practicing without an amplifier is alright. Steve Henley and Jeff Kerr spend some time making a little music ? t-i Dorm life 37 Kim Taylor supports her dorm, Massie Hall in it ' s booth at the Phi Mu Carnival Massie Mafia used waterguns to make their " hits " on unsuspecting students Using the dorm intercom system is the usual way to page someone you ' ve come to visit. " Dorm activities helped me to get out and meet people. In a dorm this size, it ' s impossible to meet everyone, but when the whole dorm gets together and goes on a picnic, you make friends with almost everyone, " said Marsha Bennett. Cheerleader Missy Argo paints a poster in front of Massie Hall to promote school spirit during Homecoming week. A great way to take advantage of the late summer is to break out the soap and water and wash the car- Kevin Gilbreth and Danell Johnson spend a warm autumn after- noon washing Kevin ' s car. Trudi Billings shares the Christmas spmt with a young friend at Massie Hall ' s annual Christmas party with the Friendship School, a school for handicapped children. Every Massie girl who wants to give a gift to one of the children signs a list. 38 Dorm life The Red Cross ' Annual Blood Dnve is a chance for stu- dents to support their dorms in hopes of winning a plaque for their dorm to display in the lobby r v • Football games on the front lawn an important part of college life For some this is the first time to have to do their own laundry Some guys find the task to be more than they bargained for Dorm activities play an important part in college life. Most of the people you meet in the first few days here are from your dorm and they become the people you run around with until you start to make some new friends outside of the dorm. Picnics between a men ' s dorm and a women ' s dorm tend to be fairly common. It is also a good way to check out some new faces and maybe find someone from your home town. Masse Hall holds an annual Christmas party for the Friendship School. Most of the other dorms also have some kind of party to celebrate the holidays. There is competition between the dorms during the blood drive to see who donates the most blood and most of the dorms have some kind of booth in the Phi Mu Carni- val. Dorm activities don ' t have to be or- ganized, a football game on the front lawn can be as much fun as the other things. Get involved in the dorm activities and you will soon find that there is a lot more to a dorm than meets the eye. College life is a chance for many new experiences and the dorm is a good place for some of these things to happen. Chances are that one of the girls you meet in the dorm will turn out to be your best friend. Getting together with the people on your floor to go to a movie or go out for a pizza is something that happens often. If you go someplace and you don ' t see at least one person from your dorm, you can bet that they are purposely avoiding you or you are in Alaska The dorm is a place to retreat to when you ' ve had a rotten day, or if you ' re feel- ing really happy then a quick trip up and down the hall will usually yield someone who is willing to share your happiness. At times the dorm is the one place on campus that you know you can go to without being hassled. It seems that inside the walls of " home " there is bound to be some great people just as excited about college life as you are, and if nobody is then maybe you will be able to infect them with some spirit and get them involved in dorm activities. Dorm life 34 " I got carpet squares from Wal-Mart to carpet part of my room. It ' s a little bit easier to get out of bed when you don ' t have to step on a cold floor, " said Lee Haskell. Sam Smith has given permission to paint the dorms on one condition — the residents have to do the painting themselves Anita Blanton washes the walls before paint- ing her room in Roush. Sue Leeser decorates her door with her sororities sym- bols, some cover the doors with pictures, but something almost every door has is a memo board Dulaney Hall resident Delores Rogers gets ready to leave with her friend Johnell for a little time away from the dorm. Once out from under Mom ' s watchful eyes, some stu- dents enjoy their freedom to leave beds unmade, clothes scattered around the room, and add personal touches. , 40 Dorm life k- jpti ■ — elaxing in an easy chair is a good way to catch up on so much needed rest However most students are not so fortunate » to have anything more than the furniture that comes with the room Some students will go to almost any extreme t ave some ot the modern conveniences of home. " The decor is " early American college student " When students go away to college they go to a lot of trouble to make their new homes a place that is comfortable. Most of the first week here will be spent trying to find the perfect place to put all the little things you ' ve brought from your room at home. If you have a lot of stuff you hope that your roommate won ' t have much and then there won ' t be any discussions on who ' s poster goes where. Each room is just a little bit different than any other; everyone has their own ideas on how to get rid of the sterile look that is standard for institutional housing. Some of the more ambitious students really spend a lot of time on this project but it may take two or three trips to haul everything here from home. Milk crates, posters, booze bottles, and even large rugs add to the decor, " Early American College Student. " Many students find their second home atTech to be more to their own liking than their rooms at home because here they have created their own little space. Using the room to study is a good idea if it is quiet enough. Some students are lucky to have a quiet roommate. V Danny Walters displays his choice in sports equip- ment to do some unauthorized advertising for Nike Protecting her possessions from any harm, Delores- Rogers locks her door before leaving with a friend to be sure everything will be there when she gets back Although the library is useful for studying, a quiet dorm room can be just as good if no one will bother you. " Patty and I both brought a lot of stuff from home, " said Teri Lough, " but we managed to use it all, even though we are crowded. " Dorm life 41 " Being responsible for the peace and quiet in the dorm can sometimes get to be a hassle especially when you have to crawl out of a nice warm bed to bring quiet. " . ' nfi H l J T pF r - Jf BP w ■B " ' rf B m dp Mr ■ Mfc it ' j ' iJv j i .fl fif WAm D 3MH N ' JlH Parties are frequently given and Halloween is one of Tech ' s favorite party times Martha Ellen dresses up as a witch at the Phi Mu carnival. Most of the R.A. ' s are also involved in activities outside the dorm Martha Ellen Waggoner, a Massie Hall R A. addresses a group of students on club events that are coming up Alan Hines is a Resident Advisor in Paine Hall He finds the job to be fairly easy but admits that being cooped up in his room while on duty causes him to go stir crazy at times. Cindy Leuken and Kathy Col lins, Massie R.A. ' s, take some time to watch some television in the lobby while off duty. Being an R.A. isn ' t all work. 42 Dorm life R.A s find keeping peace a full time job Some of the first people students meet in he dorms are Resident Advisors, or R.A. ' s. n a crowd full of freshmen an R.A. stands mt like a sore thumb. However with all the un also comes a great deal of responsibility t.A. ' s are responsible for maintaining peace ind quiet in the dorms, making rounds vhen on duty, and helping the students in heir wing with any problems that they night have. There are some advantages as well as some disadvantages to being an R.A. One thing hat seems to rank high on the list of advan- ces is the fact that they get a private room at io extra cost. Respect is also one of the ad- vantages of the job. The biggest disadvan- tage seems to be the fact that most R.A. ' s find it difficult to turn in their friends, yet Paine R.A. Alan Hines said, " If they ' re your true ' riends thev shouldn ' t get mad just because you ' re doing vour job. " Being an R.A. is not a hard job and the pay, while not outstand- ing, does supply a little extra money to spend. Not many other jobs offer such a flex- ible schedule. The R.A. ' s can get together and work out their work schedules to fit into their other schedules. Massie R.A., Kathy Collins feels that Massie first floor is really very quiet and that makes her job easier. She finds all the girls easy to get along with. Being responsible for the peace and quiet in the dorm can sometimes get to be a hassle, especially when R.A. ' s have to crawl out of a nice warm bed to quiet someone down. It is just one of the minor unpleasantnes of the job. All in all, it is not a difficult job at all, in fact for the most part it can be considered a " fun " job. Some R.A. ' s feel that they get to be a con- stant information source and it tends to be a bit of a bother sometimes. But, they under- stand that if someone on their floor does have a question then they are probably going to go to their R.A. for an answer. The job is not a hard one and if a student feels like they would be an ideal R.A. then they should ask their R.A. how they can find out about this wonderful job and apply! Studying takes up plenty of time for all students and R.A. ' s learn to make use of their time off for studying as well as for fun. Massie R A , Kathy Collins spends some time oft duty with her boyfriend. Steve Bridges Steve is also in- volved in Massie activities as their beau Married students double their responsibility Couples often find they feel like jugglers; they must balance housework and schoolwork Gage Yerby is one of the children at Freeman Apart- ments Many of Freeman ' s tenants are asking for playground equipment and safe play areas for their children Tim Moore, a commercial art major, and Mark Bliss, a P E ma)or, are two of Freeman ' s tenants who drive busses in between classes to earn rent money Other tenants work on campus for the Work-Study program or work in Russellville It is a well known fact that married stu- dents have a tougher job than their single counterparts. Married students take the re- sponsibility of not only being married but also being a full or part-time student here on Tech ' s campus. The meals must be cooked, the bills must be paid, the house kept clean, the dishes must be washed, the laundry has to be done and the groceries bought. On top of all these things just for the house, these people are students with studying, reading and any other activities that are connected with Tech. Most people would consider the married students professional " jugglers " be- cause they have to " juggle " homework, studying, and term papers with housework and time spent with their partner. Here is a typical scenario of what married students might have to deal with in an employee student relationship: you come home from work and are eager to go out to that movie that has just come to Russellville, but your student partner turns you down because of that upcoming Life and Letters exam. So the relationship will be full of these kind of ex- 44Srudent life periences where the two schedules are out of sync. Or another example would be: you come home and are eager to tell your partner the latest office gossip; but he is engrossed in a calculus assignment and snaps that he doesn ' t have the time right now. You feel rejected. Your partner feels guilty and you both end up feeling mad. The most impor- tant factor that a married student has to deal with is — MONEY. Money represents dif- ferent things to different people such as mas- culinity, power, security, independence, achievement, and status. Money has been called both the root of all evil and the good of our time. It is no secret that money does mean happiness especially to the married student. A budget is a must to Tech ' s stu- dents and it is no different for the married students. This is when they find out about each others priorities. Tech ' s married students may live in Tur- rentine apartments, which are located one block from the student center, or Freeman apartments, which are located on the east perimeter of Tech. Ginger Woolsey, the wife of Robert Woolsey, prepares daughter Lisa for her afternoon nap. Cheryl Wilson is a senior music education major at Tech. Freeman Apartments are both economical and convenient for her. Two year old Ashley is her daugh- ter David and Michael Seal work to line up a car door Several of Freeman ' s tenants ride bicycles back and forth to Tech Married srudents 45 Off-campus — hard to keep in touch ?} Even though off-campus students may have more op- portunity to parry, a lot of time still must be devoted to studying Many students move off campus because they need more peace and quiet than a dorm can offer at times Many Tech students choose to live off campus because they have more privacy and they can sometimes save money by not hav- ing to buy a meal ticket from the university. To most students, living off campus means no visitation, better food (if students can cook or heat up t.v. dinners like Mom used to), private parties and a feeling that they are a semi-independent person by being their own boss. Coming and going without worry- ing about disturbing anyone makes living off campus desirable to some students If an apartment, house, mobile home or trailer is shared, the expense is considerably cheaper than a dorm. Rent and utilities are much cheaper. Food can be cheaper through the dorm but most Tech students do not use all of their meal tickets and therefore get no refund on the unused meals. But if students can stand to eat their own meals then they should be able to save a few dollars. Ginger Oliver says, " I can get a lot of things done in my apartment that I could not in the dorm. The only thing 1 miss about living on campus is keeping up with Tech ' s activities and of course, the gossip. " Most off-campus students can keep up with Tech news through the Arka-Tech and the letter called " This week at Tech " . If a student happens to be in the student center then a lot of news can be discovered through students and the bulletin boards. While a student is living off-campus the student must cook, (sometimes this is bad or good, depending on the cook) clean and keep up with the dishes and laundry. Also, if the student lives far off campus this will mean a car or bicycle. A car means more money spent out of the student ' s pocket due to the high prices of gas or if any repairs have to be made. " There are a lot of good things about living off-campus such as being your own boss, being able to own a pet, and having no visita- tion, but students should carefully consider the expenses before taking such a big step " , says Ginger Oliver, " It is easy to forget about transportation expenses, rent raises, and extra food costs for hungry friends that drop by. " " 1 Li -•J rJT Living of i campus may bring more freedom but unfor- tunately, headaches like grocery shopping can ' t be forgotten Rick Dwyer chose to live off campus because he didn ' t agree with dorm life His girlfriend Patty Hiryak chose to live in Massie Hall By visiting back and forth, they can have the best of both worlds 46 ' Student life Patty Harvison lives in the same neighborhood as Rick She says there are several Tech students in her area 1 Getting away from the strict rules of visitation and getting off the meal ticket plan were the reasons most frequently cited by students who moved off campus Off Campus students agreed that living off campus was better for them but warned other students to carefully consider " hidden " expenses such as high utilities or car repairs Several students live in trailers which they say are often cheaper than apartments Trailers are also more private than an apartment " A trailer is the closest thing to home I can find, " one student said Off-campus 47 T fa wa fr mtt k V This is was in a view from the windows of Caraway ' s attic It one of these windows that the ghost was seen. By I ' m Billings It ' s been told that if you are out walking late at night and the wind is whistling around Caraway Hall, you can sometimes still hear the chants and howls of the ghost that roams the hallowed halls of Caraway. Legend has it that back when Caraway was being built the workers uncovered a sacred Indian burial ground. The remains were that of Black Horn, a chief of the Witchita Indians. According to the legend, Chief Black Horn is standing guard over the sacred burial grounds beneath Caraway. This story seems likely, especially after the incident which oc- curred back when Caraway was a women ' s dorm. Several stories were told about the strange goings on in the attic pajama lounge. During a storm, the wind would seem to whistle louder in Caraway than anywhere else on campus. Girls living on the third floor were said to be awakened often on stormy nights as the wind approached almost a scream. But the story told most often was about a young girl who was a descendent of the Witchita tribe that used to roam this area. She would often complain of noises that woke her up in the night. None of the other girls ever heard them. People say she heard some strange sounds one night and went to investigate. She went up the stairs to the attic and looked around the corner. What she saw, has never been explained. She claimed to see an Indian camp set in the woods. She saic there were Indians sittting aound the fire anc that they were chanting. It was then that one of the Indians looked up and directly into hei. eyes. Then the scene wavered and disapl peared. The girl left at the end of the semester anc decided not to return to school. Now, although Caraway ' s halls have beer empty for years, people walking through the courtyard after football games or coming from the library late on a stormy night ofter hear a whistling, rustling sound coming from deep within Caraway ' s walls. Usually they forget about it and continue on theii way. But a few years ago, two girls returning from Hull saw a figure in the left attic win dow of Caraway. It stood there for just ; moment, then stepped back and was gone. The campus police were sent to investigate but found no one. The dust wasn ' t even dis turbed in the attic. So the next time you ' re walking across thi courtyard late at night, listen to those sound: you took for granted. Are they really just th wind? Study the attic windows of Caraway Chances are, he ' s watching you. Caraway Hall is located on the east end of the courtyard . Tech. Circled is the window where the alledged gho siting occurred _ IS Student Life r% tgj, IS ' .J •; 5 ■ . t . » ' v. • xz 1 w (i dcaMAm QsecA ' b Ultibtwoub ta t Arkansas Tech University started its life as the second district agricultural school at Russellville, Arkansas. In the early 1900 ' s, education was on an upgrade and more and more students were attending city high schools and preparatory schools. Seeing this, the rural citizens of Arkansas began to fear that too many of their chil- dren would be drawn away from the farm and the agricultural pursuits which had so long been their way of life. Farmers ' organizations such as the Grange and the Farmer ' s union got the idea to have agricultural schools in Ar- kansas. After some legal maneuvers, an act to divide the state into four agricul- tural districts was passed. One agricul- tural school was put in each division, hence the Second District Agricultural School. October 26, 1910 was opening day for the school. The first student body con- sisted of ninety-nine boys and seventy- seven girls. A student government was formed and a football team was started. The Aggies got off to a good start by win- ning 6-0 over Atkins. Six buildings dotted the campus in 1910, the Administration Building (Cra- baugh), the Home Economics Building, Wilson Hall and Gresham Hall for men, and Middy Helm and Voisie for the women students. The two men ' s housing units are now the wings of Wilson Hall. The school was predominantly voca- tional so the men were required to do farm work and the women practiced their homemaking skills in the afternoon. Chapel was held every morning and at- tendance was mandatory. A bugler blew Reville every morning, after which stu- dents got into formation in front of the dorms to march to breakfast. Col. Stroupe, a member of the board of trustees actually started the first band. He was responsible for the Administration buying thirteen instruments, after which Marvin Williamson, the first person to en- roll at Tech, was named director in 1913. Williamson continued as band, or- chestra, and dance orchestra leader until 1950. At that time he stepped down to Gene Witherspoon. In 1919, came the event which provided the name Wonder Boys for the athletic teams of the Russellville school. The Jonesboro Ag- gies, another of the district agri schools, was claiming the state college championship by virture of victories over the other schools. When Tech dumped them 14-0, an Arkansas Gazette sports writer contributed the mon- icker. In 1925, the school granted Bachelor of Sci- ence degrees for two years. At that time the name was changed to Arkansas Polytechnic College. By 1948, when Tech had become a four year institution, six more buildings had been added and major changes had been made to the campus. In 1932, J. W. Hull began his tenure as President. When he arrived, enrollment was 364. Under his leader ship, enrollment peaked at 1400 with the return of the WWII veterans. Tech tradition includes many names. Un- avoidable in the school history are the famil- iar names which have become associated with the Tech tradition. They are found cer- tainly in the names of buildings and campus organizations but more important, they are imprinted in the hearts of past and present Tech students, to be often recalled in word and thought. The list is long, but these must be in- cluded: E. S. Tomlinson, " Mr. Tommy, " long-time botany teacher, much beloved; Col. John Buerkle, former engineering pro- fessor; Marvin Williamson, " George, " band director for thirty-seven years; G. R. Turen- tine, " Mr. T, " the first Dean; T. A. Dulaney, who taught history from 1928 to 1956; J. W. Hull, president for thirty-five years; Dean A. J. Crabaugh; John E. Tucker, past director of student affairs; Gene Witherspoon, band di- rector for twenty-nine years; and Francis I. Gwaltney, much beloved English professor. Tech has come far in these years as enroll- ment now tops three thousand students. With remembrances of those who helped form our past, we look forward to a strong Information from the 1958 AGRICOLA This is the old Geography building which was torn down to make a parking lot across the street North of the SAB building SO Student life ove is a picture of Bailey Hall. Once a textile building, Tech held all of the Science classes there Bailey, which was ated next to Wilson Hall, was torn down because it was in such bad condition Below is a picture of Balkman artments. Balkman was once a women ' s dorm, and also housed the faculty Balkman was located near where Hull today. Tech history 51 There ' s nothing like a college town to bring folks together 52 Student lite m ■Vhattaburger is a food heaven for students who want o get away from cafeteria food- Student nurses work with the community through the bloodmobile Here they take free blood-pressure Any University works closely with the community surrounding it, and Arkansas Tech is no exception. Arkansas Tech de- pends on Russellville for the services it provides students and Russellville de- pends on the University for the business it brings the merchants, but the relation- ship is more than just business. With a closer look, a person realizes it is people who make up a community relationship. The most important community service according to Tech students are the grocery stores and restaurants. It seems students are always ready to gobble a burger dur- ing a student break. For a quick bite to eat, Whatta Burger, McDonald ' s, Munchy ' s and Wendy ' s are close by. For students renting refrigerators, Safeway is ready to stock them and offers double coupon days in addition. When students aren ' t eating, they ' re ususally studying and surprisingly, the community has much to offer the studious student. The Russellville library is open from 9-5:30 every day, and may offer some books Tomlinson doesn ' t have. Also, the community offers many ways for certain students to practice in the fields they are maionng in at Tech. Rehabilitation majors at Tech often work at the Friendship School and Lake House. A few gymnastic students give lessons within the community or teach in the dance studios in Russellville. Iconl. on page 55) Randy Price a Tech student, r a volunteer fireman He helped fight the Mt Nebo fire last fall Community 53 The Tech Community Choir has approximately one hundred people, mostly students with about one- fourth community people Students from Crawford, Dwight, London, Oakland Heights, and Sequoyah Elementary Schools per- formed with the choir at Christmas 54, ' Student life Nothing like a college town 3r Rolland Shaw is in this ninth year as choral director at rech- His community choir performs one maior composer ' s vork every semester (COnt, trom page S}) Also, many music students give lessons to people in the community Cindy Walker, a music education major, gives piano lessons from two until six o ' clock everyday- She usually teaches children from the elementary school. " Parents call the school and then the school assigns students to me, " said Cindy, " I really enjoy teaching the chil- dren. They ' re eagar to learn and pick it up fast. " Some Tech students volunteer their services to the community. Randy Price, a Tech student, is a volunteer fireman. He has helped fight several fires around Rus- sellville. " The forest fire on Mount Nebo was the biggest fire I ' ve ever fought, " Randy said. " There were fire departments from all over the Valley helping to fight the fire. " Another bond between the University and Russellville is the University Com- munity choir. It is made up of one hun- dred people, mostly University students with around one-fifth to one-fourth of the choir being people from the community The purpose of the choir is to study and perform major choral works. A special as- pect of the community choir is the fact that they usually perform with orchestration. The choir in the past has performed Handel ' s " Messiah, " " St. Paul " by Men- delson, " The Creation, " by Bach, and in the spring presented " The Wind Mass " by Brookner. The fall production " Hodie " by Vaughn Williams was presented with the Russellville High School choir and a children ' s group composed of students from Crawford, Dwight, London, Oak- land Heights, and Sequoyah elementary schools. Dr. Rolland Shaw, choir director at ATU, directed this production. Cindy WaJker. a Tech music education ma|or gives piano lessons in her spare time Her student is Donnie Sanders. Many Tech students volunteer for community service Some Tech students are volunteer firemen. Community 55 The day Mt. Nebo " burned By Teresa Harris and |im Billings The smoke billowed up over Mt. Nebo in the west, blocking the sun. People in Russellville switched on the local station for information, but found little was available. Several buildings and hun- dreds of acres of farmland were already destroyed as fire closed in on Mt. Nebo. When a reporter and a photographer from Tech saw the smoke, they left to in- vestigate. They stopped at the Russellville fire department to get some background information. The fire was south of Mt. Nebo. Two units from other rural fire de- partments had already responded. Fire Chief Lawrence Richmond offered to give them a ride to the scene. The following is an account of what they saw and heard. 5:40 — The fire is coming through the saddle between Jones and Mt. Nebo and spreading fast. The bulldozers that were forming fire breaks are of little use be- cause of the strong winds which are caus- ing the fire to jump the breaks. The heav- ier equipment is limited to protecting structures at the base of the mountain; the road is too steep and winding to allow access to the top of the mountain. Chief Richmond warned us to stay in the car if the fire began to overtake the vehicles and Randy Price, a Tech |unior from Russellville and a volunteer fireman, was on the scene instructed us on how to use the oxygen tank in the back seat. It had thirty minutes of air. 6:05 — The Mt. Nebo State Park pool ' s fence is cut down, providing access to the only source of water on top of the moun- tain. They stopped at Sunrise Point to find the fire obscured by smoke, making breathing difficult and irritating to the eyes. The smoke intensified as the fire closed within several hundred yards of the ridge. Communication 76, a radio ser- vice which serves the Pope County Sheriff ' s office as well as others, stopped the Chief and told him if the fire comes over the top of the mountain, it will take out all the transmission towers. They are going to pull out the transmitters and put them in a fireproof building. Richmond sighs and shakes his head, " I ' ll tell you what, not to be a pessimist, but if this fire doesn ' t take the top of this mountain, I ' ll be damned surprised. The only thing that will stop this is the weather If the wind keeps up and with the lack of humidity, it will bum all night. " 6:30 — Randy Price, a Tech junior from Russellville majoring in Agri-Business said, " This one ' s bad; the wind ' s blowing stronger. " John Cochran, a freshman at Tech is a full time member of the Rus- sellville fire department. He is a general A view of the fire as it rages through the trees on Mt Randy listens as Chief Richmond gives instructions Nebo on where to go to if the fire gets out of control 56 ' Student life studies major from Russellville. " Several students from Tech bring food and water and help fight the fire, but aren ' t signed up as volunteers, " said Cochran. h:47 — Word is passed around that a water drop has been requested, but planes are al- ready committed to another fire. Several homeowners, parks people and volunteers are working constantly to ready the homes at the top for the fire ' s onslaught 7:05 — The fire is crawling up the south and east sides of the mountain People with gas or water tanks are volunteering to help carry water to the fire. The fire is too large and the terrain too rough to go down to the fire. Richmond said, " In a lire like this, we don ' t go to it, we set up a blockade, and wait for the fire to come to us. Mainlv, we try to protect the structures. " 7: 16 — The fire is in the ravine just be low the ridge and is starting up the side. Rich- mond informs his men, " We have just about the worst conditions here. We ' re low on wa- ter, the road is too steep to allow the larger engines up, and the vegatation is being pre- heated by the fire; looks pretty grim. " 7:32 — A park employee said, " Looks like it ' s going to hit the middle first. It ' s burning under our feet here, (below the cliff) but we have the rocks to protect us. " 8:07 — The fire is fingering out around the mountain, " If it hits at one place at a time instead of hitting on a broad front, we stand a better chance of stopping it, " said a volun- teer. 8:15 — Several houses on the ridge are threatened. Charles Howell, a homeowner on the ridge said, " I saw it coming about noon and started getting ready. I sent my wife down about a half hour ago, I hope she made it. " A unit pulled into his front yard and headed to the ridge. " My father built this house in 1933, " he continued, " I sure would hate to lose it. " 8:49 — The fire is three hundred yards below the top on the ridge. Smoke is so in- tense that breathing without any form of pro- tection is difficult and painful. Firefighters are ready and some instances are already fighting the blaze as it reaches the top. 9:00 — " The wind looks like it ' s trying to die down, the humidity ' s coming up and the temperature is dropping, " Richmond said. " Maybe with a little grace, it will creep up the cliff and we can stop it, but I ' m afraid it will get to the bottom and shoot up. It ' s going to depend entirely on the wind. " 9:10 — News reached the fire fighters that the fire has jumped the road about halfway up the Mt. Nebo road, blocking the only road off the mountain. Although there is no im- mediate danger, everyone on the mountain is cut off by the fire. Gasoline becomes an immediate concern, but is quickly rectified by the rangers from the park. 9:45 — There ' s a critical area on the south side of the mountain. Fire is cresting on both sides " Looks like it ' s going to hit on a broad front, that ' s what we were afraid of, " said Richmond. 1011 — The fire is hitting all along the ridge, cresting in some areas. Trucks and men swarm to each area. Each house be- comes a separate battle in which the crews tight like it was their own. This is the tire that everyone has tea red here on Nebo, " stated Richmond. 10:30 — A light sprinkling is reported on Sunrise Point. Volunteers are standing by in Russellville, but the crews decide to stick it out rather than be relieved. Several men are requesting eye drops for relief from the smoke. A police car from Dardanelle is on its way up with several bottles of the eye wash. A relief station is set up at the visitor ' s center providing food and drinks for the crews when they go to fill up with water from the nearby pool. 10:48 — The eye wash arrives and is dis- tributed to the crews over the ridge. Occa- sional fire breaks over the waiting fire fight- ers. 11:03 — Relief crews are dispatched from Russellville to take over for the exhausted crews. A backfire is started on the road to check the fire where it is. 11:28 — Several crews are relieved and head home. Others stay and continue fight- ing to save structures on the mountain. Vol- unteers and large tank trucks are gathered at the foot of the mountain to offer assistance. A Pope county ambulance arrives and starts treating people with eye irritation and dis- penses oxygen to several others. Chief Rich- mond, along with the two students from Tech leave for Russellville 12:15 — Richmond arrives at the fire de- partment. The students arrive at Tech and write their story and process their film, not yet knowing the fire is finally after a long, hard fight contained. - John Cochran, a freshman at Tech, is a full time member of the Russellville fire department Dewayne Milsap, assistant chief of the Dardanelle Fire Department listens to Richmond ' s instructions Mt- Nebo fire 57 Headlining the news of 1980 Rising inflation, gas shortages and Mount St. Helens plagued the nation while on the international level, Rus- sia invaded Afghanistan, and Iranian students held fifty- two American c itizens hostage. nly a year to remember with momentous events headlining the uit almost every day. irtunately, most of the news was Inflation continued to rise, with the price of gasoline. The gas shortage made motorists all over the coun- try alter their driving habits and cut back on their driving Tiny American cars took to the road, dwarfed by their own price tags, and the Chrysler Corporation had to beg for a government bailout to preserve free en- terprise. Fifty-three American citizens were held against their will in the turbulant country of Iran, after an overthrow of the govern- ment by militant students. The Iranian incident hurt the reputa- tion of the United States worldwide. America, supposedly the strongest nation on the face of the earth, was powerless to gain the release of those fifty-two Ameri- cans in Iran. The morale of the United States continued to decrease after a failed attempt to rescue the hostages, an act which cost the lives of eight American military men. Russia invaded the small country of Af- ghanistan, which was seen by President Jimmy Carter as the greatest threat to our nation since World War II. The United States might not have been able to counter the Russian attack on Af- ghanistan, but the American Hockey Team received a glorious moment of triumph when they soundly defeated the Russian team at Lake Placid. But all was not well for the athletes in the United States. In protest of the Russian attack on Afghanistan, President Carter ordered a boycott of the Summer Olympics in Moscow. The boycott angered and frustrated many athletes who had devoted their lives in prep- aration for the Summer Olympics. With a blast as powerful as the largest hy- drogen bomb ever exploded, Mount St. Hel- ens erupted in one of the best documented natural disasters of recent history. Despite the two months ' advance warning of the eruption, thirty-four people lost their lives. The sight of thousands of trees scorched, stripped and laid low, of barren deserts of ash and mud, stirred a kind of elemental mistrust of the earth. John Lennon, one of the most popular mu- sical talents of our time, was shot and killed by a crazed gunman in front of the apartment buildings where he lived in New York City. Lennon ' s premature death saddened and angered the entire country, and also made many people think twice about the issue of gun control. A quick and decisive response to the Cuban refugee problem was the announce- ment that the United States would accept 3,500 of them. Then the nation stood by, helplessly, as Cubans took to the sea by thousands and ten thousands, defying the United States to return them to Fidel Castro. In a little more than two months, some 110,- 000 Cubans landed in Florida, and in the end, the U.S. had no choice but to accept them. Violence was widespread across the coun- try. In Miami ' s ghettos, days of rioting fol- lowed the aquittal of four white ex-police- men in the brutal death of a black busi- nessman. Frustration struck viciously along the corridors of New Mexico ' s penitentiary, leaving 33 prisoners bludgeoned, burned or stabbed to death in a 36-hour rebellion. Vio- lence also erupted in our own state of Arkan- sas among the Cuban refugees at Fort Chafee. President Jimmy Carter certainly had his problems running the country, and he also had the presidential election to worry about in 1980. The low morale and frustration of the peo- ple of the United States made them ready for a change, and they made this fact known loud and clear in the presidential election of 1980. Former California Governor Ronald Rea- gan was the Republican candidate chosen to challenge the incumbent president. Many political experts believed that the race was going to be too close until the last minute, but they were wrong. Thai border patrol troops file a motor shell across the Mekong river into Laos as fighting continued between Laotian forces and Thai troops at this border town. 58 Stude Reagan defeated Carter soundly in a land- slide victory with a margin so wide that it surprised many people all over the country. Americans were obiouslv tired of the dif- ficult times, and wanted a new start. Rea- gan ' s optimism that the state of the country was not irreversible and could be made much better was definitely a prominent factor in his victory. The people of the United States depended on the new Republican President to make the country a better place to live in, and believed that for this to be possible, a change in the leadership of the country must be made. Whether or not the change is for the better, we will have to wait and see. S. W. Kirtley, one of the 52 former hostages, holds the flag flown for him at Fort Smith Cemetery while he was held captive in Iran President Carter, seated at his desk in the Oval Office at the White House, signs a document pertaining to the release of the Amencan hostages in Iran it M Robert Blucker, one of the freed hostages from Iran, waves before going inside his mother ' s home in North Little Rock. : l L- 1 National issues Sv Reagan beats Carter hands down President Carter waves goodbye to press photogra- phers before his farewell address President Carter poses for photographers in the Oval Office of the White House before delivering his farewell address to the nation. President Carter said he saw Russia ' s invasion of Afghanistan as the greatest threat to our nation since World War II The Presidential election of 1980 was cer- tainly the highlight of the year. Democratic incumbent Jimmy Carter was being challeneged by the Republican candi- date, Ronald Reagan of California. President Carter was having problems with many events and issues in the country, but no one knew for sure if Ronald Reagan could do any better. Both candidates had certain advantages over the other. Jimmy Carter had the experience, which gave him the advantage of not having to learn the job after he took office in 1981. He also understood the limitations and dangers involved in the use of U.S. power in the world, and within these limits had achieved some noteworthy success in foreign affiars. He was disciplined, intelligent, and only fifty six years old, twenty-three years young- er than Ronald Reagan. And to the oppo- nents of the Republican candidate, he was not Ronald Reagan. Ronald Reagan was an optimist who re- fused to accept as inevitable the decline of either the U.S. influence abroad or tradi- tional American virtues and values at home. He would give the country a new start — what the people in America were so desper- ate for. Reagan would work hard to restore the respect for America around the world. And to some people, his main advantage was that Reagan was not Jimmy Carter. The candidates were also plagued by many disadvantages, which made some voters re- luctant to cast their ballots for either candi- date. Carter had the responsibility for taking the blame for all the problems an incumbent President must handle. Rising inflation, un- employment at home, and turmoil overseas were the main issues that hurt the Carter campaign. Many citizens considered Ronald Reagan too old to be an effective president. He also had the reputation of being a right-wing ex- tremist, which also hurt his image among some of the voters. Reagan had not had the chance to prove himself, as Carter had done in the past four years. Republican Reagan and Democrat Carter also held many different political views. The conservative Republican from Cali- fornia and the centrist Democrat from Geor- 60 Student life President-elect Ronald Reagan with his wife Nancy were greeted by well-wishers at Los Angeles airport on their departure aboard an Air Force presidential jet for Washington. DC and Reagan s (anuarv 20 inauguration In the background is the presidential seal on the side of the aircraft gia were locked in a dead-even struggle that could affect the role of the Federal Govern- ment in domestic affairs, create a clean split in political philosophy between the two major parties, profoundly affect the nation ' s economy and energy directions, and would deeply influence the role America played on the global stage. One of the major issues that Reagan and Carter differed sharply on was the role of the Federal Government in solving the nation ' s social problems. Carter had not been pushing hard for new programs, but his philosophy had been that it is the Government ' s responsibility to uplift the lowly, keep watch on the powerful, and legislate equal opportunity In contrast, Reagan was deeply suspicious of Washington ' s trying to cure the ills of American society. He was much more in- clined to let the jo b be done on a state or local level, and whenever possible, by private en- terprise, rather than by government. Another example of the difference be- tween the philosophy of Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter was the stand each candidate took on government ' s role in welfare. Reagan wanted to get the Federal Govern- ment out of the welfare business, while Car- ter believed that the government should take on more responsibility where welfare is con- cerned. The choice of who would govern the United States for four more years could well depend on the acts of a hostile, often irra- tional Iranian government The hostage issue was a delicate subject in the presidential campaign. The release of the fifty-three Americans being held against their will in Iran was obviously an important factor in the landslide victory of Ronald Re- agan over Jimmy Carter. The election proved that most Americans were ready for a change, either a good one or a bad one. President Ronald Reagan laughs at the posters of his old movies hung on the curtain behind the head table at a dinner in Washington hosted by the Washington Press Club at a Washington hotel Presidential elections 61 Bill Clinton (nght), past governor of Arkansas. The issues closer to home The gubernatorial election is always an important event to the citizens of Arkan- sas, and 1980 proved to be no exception. However, the election also proved to be quite a shocker for many political analysts and voters all across the state. Bill Clinton, the youngest governor in America, had his share of problems dur- ing his term. The Cuban refugee problem at Fort Chaffee was the main issue con- cerning the state. Although Clinton had his share of prob- lems, he was still a popular up and coming young politician with a promising career nationally as well as in the state. No one expected him to have any difficulty being elected to another term as governor. It seemed almost impossible to nominate a candidate who would even give him a challenge. Frank White was the choice of the Re- publicans in Arkansas. No one really ex- pected White to give Clinton any competi- tion whatsoever in the election. During the middle of the year, things began to go wrong for the young Democ- ratic incumbent. The problems of the governor ' s office began to increase, and many of the deci- sions made by Clinton were unpopular with the people in the state. Also, Frank White was campaigning vigorously, and was also attracting many supporters with his stand that a change was needed in the state for a new start to better things The polls proclaimed that Clinton was definitely ahead, and although many people were casting their votes as a pro- test toward the Clinton administration, it was still unbelievable that White would receive enough votes to unseat Governor Clinton. I arly in the evening on election night, ws reporters predicted a comforta- ble victory for Clinton. Many voters went to sleep that Tuesday evening thinking that Bill Clinton was still the governor of Arkan- sas and would continue to be so for the fol- lowing two years. After all the ballot boxes were counted, it was determined that Frank White had actu- ally defeated the young incumbent, much to the surprise of many people in the state. Arkansas had followed the trend of many states in the U.S. by getting rid of incumbent officials and replacing them with new faces who promised a new start and a change for the better in our country Arkansas was the site of many eventful happenings during the past year. The highlight of the year was the guber- natorial election. Democratic incumbent Bill Clinton was challenged by Republican Frank White, who many people felt did not provide much competition for the young up and com- ing governor. However, White turned out to be more of a challenge than expected. Many voters cast their ballots for White as a protest against the Clinton administration, and this turned out to be sufficient enough for Mr. White to soundly defeat Governor Clinton. The outcome of the election shocked many citizens in Arkansas, although upsets were definitely becoming a trend in elections all over the country. The summer of 1980 will long be remem- bered by people in Arkansas. The drought caused by excessively high temperatures and no rainfall for over six months plagued farm- ers who were losing crops by the acre every day. Since Arkansas is a highly agricultural state, the drought was devastating to most of the people all over Arkansas. Cuban refugees were sent to Fort Chaffee by order of President Jimmy Carter after they were released from their home country by Fidel Castro. Violence and riots erupted at Fort Chaffee, and private citizens became in- volved in the struggles at times. The people of the area surrounding Fort Chaffee were very upset at the widespread violence. Out of the fifty-two American citizens who had been held hostage in Iran, two of them were Arkansas natives. The state welcomed Robert Blucker and Steven Kirtley home with a grand celebration and parade through downtown Little Rock. Arkansas was also the home of George Holmes, Jr., an Ameri- can military man who was killed in the failed rescue attempt of the hostages. Holmes ' par- ents were also honored on the occasion. f 2 Student life Frank White, the Arkansas ' new governor Concern over nuclear power hit our nation after the incident at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania. The threat of a nuclear acci- dent was especially frightening to people in our area because of the close location of AP L ' s Nuclear One power plant near Rus- sellville. Arkansas experienced its own nuclear ac- cident, but the incident did not occur at Nu- clear One. The Titan II missile at a silo near Damascus exploded, injuring several people and fatally wounding one person. The acci- dent created a controversy about the nuclear missile sites in Arkansas, which continues even at the present time. Sports fans in Arkansas had many things to cheer about during the past year, but sometimes they did not. For Razorback football fans, 1980 was defi- nitely not a good year. The opening game Icont on page 64) U.S. Representative John Paul Hammerschmidtand State Representative C Wamsley meet in Russellville at the Republican headquarters Governor Frank White raises the arms of fellow Republi- cans celebrating his victory over Democratic Gov Bill Clinton At left is U.S. Representative Ed Bethune and US Representative John Paul Hammerschmidt State issues, 63 Arkansas lech " s Wonder Bovs tied with Harding and UAM for fifth place in the Arkansas Intercollegiate c onference The issues closer to home (cont. from page 63) against Arkansas ' arch rival, the Texas Long- horns, was televised nationally, and much to the disappointment of Razorback fans across the state, Arkansas lost the contest. The sea- son went downhill from there, and at the end of the year, the Razorbacks felt lucky to re- ceive an invitation to the Hall of Fame Bowl. However, the Razorback basketball team was a different story. Despite a slow start at the beginning of the season, Arkansas re- gained the state ' s honor by capturing the Southwest Conference title after defeating the Houston Cougars in their second match of the year. After Houston continued to lose after that, the Razorbacks were the unchal- lenged winners of the conference cham- pionship. The Arkansas Tech Wonder Boy football team also had a lot to be proud of during the fall of 1980. Coach Harold Steelman led the Wonder Boys to a 6-4 season, the best record Tech has had in quite a while. At one time during the season, Arkansas Tech was tied for first place in the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference with UCA. Althoug the Tech team was defeated by the Bears, they kept spirit up, and gave Wonder Boys fans many exciting moments during the 1980 football season. After football season ended, Tech had an- other team to be proud of in the sports de- partment. The Golden Suns once again proved themselves to be winners by captur- ing the number one spot in the nation. The Suns sported an impressive record during the season, and certainly won the respect anc admiration of everyone on the Tech campus The summer drought of 1980 caused a neai disaster in our area. A fire broke out or Mount Nebo near Dardanelle that endan- gered the homes and lives of many people. Fire departments from all over the Arkansas River valley were called to help fight the gigantic forest fire. Many acres of trees were destroyed, but no one was seriously hurt. Many newsworthy events occurred right here at Tech. Enrollment at Arkansas Tech surpassed the 3,000 mark, setting a record in the num- bers of students attending Tech. Two women students at Tech received honors at the Miss Arkansas pageant in Hot Springs during the month of July. Laura Stanulis, Miss Arkansas Tech, was one of the swimsuit winners in preliminary competi- tion, and was also named fourth runner up in the overall competition. Elizabeth Ward, Miss Lake Dardanelle, also won a swimsuit preliminary, and received the honor of being Arkansas ' Nuclear One is located in Russellville, causing many citizens to worry when the Three Mile Island Nu- clear incident occurred. - W- T 1UL4 M Stud. named first runner up in the overall pageant. Tucker Coliseum was the site of many en- tertaining programs during the past year. One of the highlights of the year was the Air Supply concert. The rock group from Austral- ia entertained many area residents, as well as Tech students. Air Supply performed such hits as " Lost in Love, " " I ' m All Out of Love, " and " Every Women in the World. " The group also took a tour of the Tech campus the day of the concert, and attended the rehearsal of the Arkansas Tech Marching Band National pictures courtesy of the Asso- ciated Press. Arkansas was hit especially hard by the drought How- ever, the nation as a whole suffered from the lack of moisture Former six term Governor Orval Faubus listens to newly sworn Arkansas Governor Frank White address a |Oint session of the Legislature during Inauguration cere- monies I State issues 6S Just cf f Broadway Judy Clark, as Lizzie Curry, and Ephraim Martin, as her father, H. C. starred in the fait play, " Rainmaker. " Ephraim Martin starred as H . C , who continually tried to marry off his daughter, Lizzie Curry 66 Studr-r,, Watching a football game on a cool Friday night makes for a great evening of entertainment. 1980 was a great year for entertainment at Tech. Shows of all kinds were presented, from movies to musicals to the Miss Tech Pageant. The theatre department and the music department put in many hours of work every day on their shows and, as always, presented outstanding per- formances. In the spring of 1980, the Theatre Guild Dinner Theatre Production was An Evening of One Acts, which consisted of four one-act plays. Flight 13 to Nowhere, is a comedy about what happens when an incompetent pilot narrowly avoids crashing his plane time after time. As his passengers face what they think will be certain death, they begin to reveal their life secrets to one another. The play was directed by Marc Turner and the cast consisted of Pat Parker, Chuck Pistone, Kenneth Williams, Tim Williams, Jenny Toney, Ivory White, Ronnie Hoof, Tammy Churchman, and Donny Russell. The Mannequin, a play with a happy end- ing, tells the tale of a man who falls hope- lessly in love with a mannequin. As he de- spairs, who should come along but a drun- ken fairy godmother who brings the man- nequin to life. The play was directed by John McMahon and the cast was comprised of Donny Rus- sell, John McMahon, Linda Keplinger and Jenny Toney. Class Houses is the story of a woman who lives in an all glass house and as the play progresses, proceeds to go totally insane. Glass Houses was directed by Chuck Pistone and the woman was played by Tammy Stone. In Murder Mystery, the cast is killed off, one by one, and only at the end is it re- vealed that the victims are all characters in the mind of a writer gone mad. The play was directed by Mark Bourne and the cast was Marc Turner, Mark Bourne, Ross Ro- den, Yolanda Bloodsaw, Shirley Hender- son, Tammy Churchman, and Tim Wil- liams. The Spring major production, directed by Terry Fuson, was Accommodations, a situation comedy by Nick Hall. Accommo- dations centers around Lee Schallert, a dis- contented housewife played by Donna Jackson, her husband, Bob played by Chuck Pistone, and the two people who become her roommates when she leaves her husband. The scandalous situation cre- ated when Lee moves in with Pat, played by Meri Blaty, and Tracy, who turns out to be a man, played by Ken Kennedy, and the complications that evolve are hilarious. (cont. on page 69) Entertainment 67 68 ' Studer The Theatre Guild produced several dinner theaters and plays during the 1980 year. This was " Craig ' s Wife. " Just cf ff Brcadway (cont. from page 67) In the Fall of 1980, the dinner theatre pro- duction was The Star Spangled Girl, a com- edy written by Neil Simon. The play revolves around two bachelors, Norman Cornell, played by Earl White and Andy Hobart, played by Charles McKen- zie, and their new neighbor, Sophie Rauschmeyer, all-American girl, played by Rhonda Dodd. When Norman falls in love with Sophie, and Sophie falls in love with Andy, the ridiculous confrontations that occur are sidesplitting. The fall major production was The Rain- maker, a romantic comedy by N. Richard Nash. The Rainmaker, set in a time of drought, is the story of Lizzie Curry, a plain spinster played by Judy Clark, whose father, H. C. played by Ephraim Martin, and brothers Noah, played by Charles McKenzie and Jimmy, played by Martin Rapp, continually try to marry her off. When the rainmaker, played by Chuck Pis- tone, arrives to dispel the drought, he be- comes romantically interested in Lizzie. Unfortunately, the sheriff, played by Marc Turner, and his deputy, who is also inter- ested in Lizzie, played by Earl White, show up to haul the rainmaker in. The play climaxes in the final confrontation scene as Lizzie has to choose between File and the Although not one of the most well-known groups, Oak entertained Tech with great music. Rainmaker. The music department presented an excellent array of halftime performances, guest appearances around the state, and many concerts. Two major works were presented in 1980. Hodie, (This Day), a retelling of the Christ- mas story, by Ralph Vaughan Williams, was a cooperative effort between the Uni- versity Community Chorale directed by Dr. Rolland Shaw, the Russellville High School Choir, and a Children ' s Chorus comprised of singers from community elementary schools. The Student Prince, an operetta composed by Sigmund Romberg, was sponsored by the ATU Chamber Choir. The Student Prince is the story of a young prince who decides to attend school at a regular university to be in touch with common people. He encoun- ters love, yet must surrender it for duty to his country. In the fall, a reader ' s theatre, Cynthia and the Unicorn, by Jean Todd Freeman, was presented at the Dow Chemical plant Christmas party for employees ' children. Cynthia and the Unicorn is the story of a little girl who wants a unicorn for Christmas — a unicorn and nothing else. Many odd crea- tures help her search for a unicorn but she doesn ' t find one. Then on Christmas Day she awakens and there is a unicorn that has lost its horn! Or is it just a pony? Cynthia doesn ' t think so. The Reader ' s Theatre was directed by (cont. on page 70) Entertain r; Just off jBBfS Crcadway »-Stf (cont. from page 69) Mrs Wendy Lombardo. Cynthia was plaved by Judy Clark, the gryphon by John McMahan, the troll by Marc Turner, the mermaid by Linda Phillips, Daddy by Charles McKenzie, Mother by Linda Kep- linger, and the chorus was made up of Tammy Stone, Susan Stoddard, Mark Bourne, and Rita Briggs. Music for the show was composed and performed by Marc Turner and Sheri Westbrook. In the spring the Theatre Guild also pre- sented a Reader ' s Theatre, Poetry readings, to the Legacy Lodge Nursing Home. Some of the poetry presented, written by James Weston Johnson, was The Creation, The Crucifixion, Noah ' s Ark, and The Burn- ing Bush. The Reader ' s Theatre was directed by Tammy Stone and Susan Stoddard. Other participants were Mitzi Turner, Chuck Pis- tone, and Marc Turner. The title of Miss Tech 1980 was bestowed upon Laura Stanulis of Fort Smith. Stanulis walked away with the title before a crowd of approximately 700 in Witherspoon Au- ditorium. The title of Miss Arkansas Tech University was not the only recognition Laura received during the evening ' s com- petition. She won the talent portion of the contest with her piano selection of " Rhap- shody in Blue " accompanied by a clarinet introduction. Tom Parks was the emcee for the pageant for the second time. As master of cere- monies, Parks entertained the audience with jokes about college life and cafeteria food. The audience, mostly Tech students, alumni, and a few locals responded wildly to Parks poking fun at campus life. Miss Arkansas 1979, Janet Holman, en- countered mechanical difficulties with a taped instrumental portion of her song, " Springtime. " Miss Arkansas ' appearance to the pro- gram paved the way for another beautiful young lady, Pat Parker, who ended her reign at the close of the competition. Pat Parker, was joined on stage by Ruth Couser, Miss Arkansas Tech, 1978 and Shelly Ervin, first runner-up for last year ' s pageant, for the opening number. " Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, " sung by the three- blended in the pageant ' s theme for Wesley Foundation entertained students as the Song- fest sponsored by Sigma Alpha Iota. Welsley won first place. Every year on the day before graduation, the Tech fac- ulty sponsors a Bar-B-Que to entertain the graduating seniors. the year, " A 1940 ' s U.S.O. Show. " The ROTC department donated uniforms for the evening ' s pageant. The other winners of the pageant in- cluded Linda Phillips, first runner-up; Rhonda Sullins, second runner-up; Linda Taylor, third runner-up; and Rhonda Moore, fourth runner-up. Sullins was also awarded the title of Miss Congeniality by her fellow contestants. Other entertainment brought to Tech in- cluded the hilarious hypnotism of Gil Eagles as he thrilled and astonished stu- dents with his amazing feats of hypnotism and mind-reading. Tucker Colisium drew a large crowd as the Student Activities Board brought Air Supply in concert. Other less well-known bands, such as Oak, also entertained. Movies in Witherspoon Auditorium were also provided free to Tech Students during each semester. Some of these in- cluded Superman, The Electric Horseman, and All the President ' s Men. 70 Student Pat Parker, Miss Arkansas Tech 1979, entertained stu- den ts with a song during the Miss Tech competition- Tech students love to entertain with parties. This one given on Halloween night, was especially fun, The Arkansas Tech Choir often performs on campus. They give between three to five performances a year. Entertainment?! Choir is hard work and dedication Dr. Rolland Shaw, in his ninth year as Choral Director of ATU ' s Vocal Department, has established two separate choral units: The Chamber Choir, which meets Monday through Friday at 1:00; and the Concert Choir, which meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11:00. These choral units were separated because Chamber Choir members had also been members of Concert Choir and band. The Concert Choir follows Chamber Choir which allows each group to have its own leaders and encourages wider participa- tion of non-music majors. These two groups — Chamber and Concert — form the nucleus of the Community Choir, open to members of the community as well as Tech students. Both the Chamber and Concert Choirs have presented an excellent variety of con- certs to the public. In October, the Chamber Choir sponsored and staged " The Student Prince. " Also, in October, the Concert Choir presented its Fall Concert. In November, the Chamber Choir pre- sented its Fall Concert. The choirs also held their annual Christmas Concert. Addition- ally, in December, the choirs — Chamber, Concert, Community and Russellville High School Choral group — combined to present " Hodie. " In February the Chamber Choir sponsored a Variety Show as a means of earning money for a choral concert tour in Europe, which will be in the latter part of May. In March the Chamber Choir will present its Spring Con- cert while the Concert Choir will give their Spring Concert in April. Additionally in Ap- ril, the Concert Choir will tour the adjacent school districts giving concerts. Chamber Choir members are selected by audition, just as is required for Concert Choir, and is comprised of twenty-four members. Dr. Shaw, however, hopes to in- volve more students in Concert Choir and to make participation in all the Choirs an im- portant activity on the Arkansas Tech cam- pus. The Concert and Chamber choirs combined to give their annual Christmas concert, complete with bell ringers Dr RollandShawisinhisninth year as choral director at Tech He is the nucleus of the two choirs The chamber choir sponsored and staged " The Stu- lent Prince " to raise money for a European tour this summer. 72 Stude The concert choir is made up of members who must audi- tion tor admittance Jemmi Lou Rushing and Preston Sweeden played the The choral festival was presented bv Phi Mu Alpha leading roles in the production of " The Student Prince " Sinfonia fraternity EI ' s M % ' MMLufl Wl WW K )i ,,»B The chamber choir is made up of approximately twenty four members who are selected by audition. Choir 73 Terri Theiman is a part of the flag line, another unit of the marching band There are twelve members on the team. There are six members on the ATU rifle team, one of the auxilary units of the marching band. Tech ' s " Bands of Distinction " Located on the first floor of Witherspoon Auditorium there is a department that is the core of one of Arkansas Tech ' s largest organi- zations — The Arkansas Tech Band of Dis- tinction. Under the leadership of Hal Cooper, direc- tor, the one hundred and thirty member ATU Marching Band begins preparing for their annual tour immediately after the Fall semes- ter begins. The tour, which covers the Northwest part of the state, includes Wal- dron, Mena, Fort Smith, Rogers, and Siloam Springs. The Fall semester tour of 1980 was highlighted by a concert here with nationally known saxophonist Roger Pemberton, who performed two numbers with the band and held a special clinic for interested students. During football season, the ATU Band of Distinction performed at all home games and traveled to three out of town games. They also participated in many parades through- out the Fall semester. Additionally, the Ar- kansas Tech University Band performed in both the Ozark and Russellville Marching Band Contests. An annual Christmas concert was given during the second week in De- cember. The ATU Marching Band is under the field direction of Drum Major, Charles Dunlap, a senior Computer Science major from Rus- sellville. The Auxiliary units are under the supervision of Coordinator Julia Trusty, a senior Music Education major, also from Russellville. The Auxiliary units include twelve flag members, six rifle team mem- bers, and six majorettes. There are plans to double the flag line to twenty-four members for next fall ' s season. Ensembles also comprise a part of the Music Department. The ATU Ensembles, The concert band is the band offered during the spring However, it is a separate band from the marching band. It usually presents a spnng concert. The Arkansas Tech Band is proudly known as the " Band of Distinction " It is the third largest band in the state of Arkansas. Becky Bazaar is a member of the band ' s rifle team. During the evening ' s perform ance, she uses capes. 74 Student life Charles Dunlap, a senior computer science major, is the 1980 drum major tor the Arkansas Tech Band. which are small bands that have only one person to play one part of music, were begun by Dr. Robert Casey two years ago. More participation in ensembles is desired by Mr. Cooper, who feels that more organization will improve the groups. More participation in Jazz and Stage Bands have helped to broaden the scope of the excellence required in the Music Department. This excellence is also evident in the Music Education Program directed by Hall Cooper, who states, " My goal is to prepare teachers to be the very best in the state of Arkansas when they graduate. " So, " From Start to Finish, " the ATU Marching and Concert Bands have truly earned the title of " ATU ' s Band of Distinc- tion. " Dusqua Phillips, a senior accounting major, is a former majorette tor the ATU marching band- In addition to pre-game and half time playing, the band is well known for their trumpet fanfares and drum bang- ing in the stands. This flag line member awaits the signal to begin the per- formance. The marching band performs at every home game and this year performed at three out of town games. Band S idemics Academics administration I faculty I academic life I | band | choir Acaden idemics Clinton speaks at Tech conference Governor BUI Clinton was the keynote speaker at the Leadership Conference held at Arkansas Tech this year. The young Democrat urged participants in the Governor ' s Leadership Conference to de- cide what kind of people they want to be- come and then to do all they could early in life to develop their minds. Governor Clinton told them they could not achieve their personal goals by " trading on personality, physical stamina, and their in- terests only. " " It is too easy to function in the world without developing your mind, " he said. " You can watch TV, listen to the radio and conversations, and read the papers without learning the fundamental basic elements of intellectual activity. " Govenor Clinton also criticized the tactics used by both President Jimmy Carter and his Republican challenger, Ronald Reagan, in the 1980 presidential election. " Carter and Reagan have insulted the in- telligence of the American people with all of the negative and irrelevant issues, " Clinton said. " And if I were assigning blame, it would be 50-50. " " I would much rather have them argue forcefully and deeply about the issues on which they disagree, so that you and 1 could form a positive vision about what their ad- ministrations would be like. " Governor Bill Clinton signs autographs for several The Governor ' s office is located in the state capitol elementary school children from Hot Springs building in Little Rock Governor Bill Clinton, the youngest governor in the United States, is always a popular figure at public events across the state Governor 79 Dean Hudson Mrs Cora McHenry Jarnes C Pledger Randv Talkington One of the Board ' s main functions is to set policy and attend events such as graduation where they were introduced. Five Member Board of Trustees Chairman of the Board, Dr Stanley Teeter talks with Jock Davis at a civic meeting Five Board of Trustees members are ap- pointed by the Governor for five year terms. They are: Mr. Dean Hudson, chairman; Dr. Stanley Teeter, vice chairman; Mrs. Cora McHenry, secretary; Mr. Randy Talkington; and Mr. James Pledger. Tech ' s administration is directly responsi- ble to them; the Board of Trustees does the hiring, approves programs, makes all of the policies of the school, and approves the budget. Members receive no payment except that mileage to the meetings is paid. Tech ' s Board of Trustees meet on the third Thursday of everv month. Board of Trustees Academics 81 iin III! til! IIIIIIHIliUIHIi Shouldering the responsibility " I feel Tech is one of the finest schools in the state of Arkansas or this part of the coun- try, " said Kenneth Kersh, president of Tech. Kersh ' s primary responsibility is to the Board of Trustees, which is appointed by the governor. He carries out the regulations and procedures approved by the Board. The administration is broken down into several areas with a vice-president over each. One part of Kersh ' s job is to supervise these people and to keep a lateral movement be- tween them. He also coordinates their efforts with the community and political effort and acts as spokesman for Tech to the Board of Higher Education. His job is mainly " fitting the parts together to achieve success. " Leaning forward, he said, " My goal is to continue to improve on academic standards and to improve the degree of quality in un- dergraduate education for problem solving in a society that is becoming more complex. " He feels we must match students to pro- grams and " improve our programs above and beyond what we have now. " He wants it to be that when a student graduates and gets his first job, he ' ll do a fine enough job that employers will come back to us and ask for more people like that. Kersh has been president at Tech since January 1, 1973. He came here from Hendrix, but attended Tech as a student from 1950 to 1954. " We know what it takes to be a success here, " he said. " We look for students that have done something academically in high school. " But academics aren ' t the only thing, he goes on to stress leadership, experience and talents such as art or music. " I feel good now about our future, " he said. " The main reason is that we have not played around with any gimmicks; not sub- verted academic standards. " Executive Vice President Olin Cook is in charge of all Tech ' s federal programs Vice President Olin Cook Olin Cook came to Tech last year to fill a newly created position in administration. He is the Executive Vice President and is in charge of grants, governmental relations, and institutional research. He received his Master ' s of Education at Emory University at Atlanta, Georgia, his Doctor of Education at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. He was formerly the Di- rector of the Department of Higher Educa- tion (formerly the Commission on Coordina- tion of Higher Education Finance). Dr. Cook said, " hope to work with new program needs, stimulate interest in outside funding, and deal with federal and state agencies. I came to Tech because I believe we have a bright future. " 84 Academics Vice President Travis Adams When Travis Adams was appointed vice president for student affairs at Arkansas Tech, he said, " This appointment will give me an opportunity to work with students in a new relationship, and I look forward to the challenge that goes with the position. I was a student at Tech in the early 1950 ' s and have been a member of the faculty and staff since 1966. My real interest has been in the stu- dents of Arkansas Tech — not just at any one time but for past, present, and future. " Adams holds the Bachelor of Arts degree from Tech and the Master of Arts from Van- derbilt University. Vice President Adams must prepare the budget for Student Affairs, the area under his jurisdiction Academic- 185 Vice President McGee is in charge of the academic side of Tech He approves program changes Vice President Jim McGee Dr. Jim Ed McGee says, " Students who graduate from Tech should be thoroughly prepared for the job market, for graduate or professional school, and-or for the task of functioning as an educated citizen. " Dr. McGee received a Bachelor of Science from Arkansas Tech in 1953 and a Master of Science from the University of Arkansas in 1960. In 1967, he received his Ed.D from the University of Arkansas. He joined the staff at Tech in 1968. He is now the Professor of Secondary Education and the vice president for Academic Affairs. 86 Academics Dix Stallings Dr Dix Stallings is vice president for de- velopment which means he is in charge of recruiting, the alumni work, the news bureau, and the annual fund drive. Because he is also director of admissions, he and his staff travel to high schools around the state and average about 30 schools a week. Dr. Stallings received a B.A. from Arkan- sas Tech, M.M.E. from North Texas State University, and Ed.D. from the University of Arkansas. A music ma]or at Tech, Dr. Stallings started out to be a band director, serving in that capacity at Star City, Smackover, and El Dorado high schools over a 10-year period He holds membership in the National As- sociation of Admissions Counselors, Ameri- can Assocation for Higher Education, Phi Delta Kappa, and National Association for Humanities Education Vice President Stallings is in charge of development He also counsels students considering Tech AcademicsJ87 Vice President Young oversees all business transac- tions and the classified personnel of the University Vice President Robert Young Robert A. Young is the vice president for Administration. He calls himself a product. He attended Tech when it was a Junior Col- lege and finished at Louisiana Tech. He became business manager of Tech in 1941, and has been with Tech ever since then except for a stint in the military service. For a while, he was acting president of Arkansas Tech as was his father. He is a member of Central Association Col- lege and University Business office and Na- tional Association of Educational Buyers. He received the boss of the year award in De- cember of 1962. 88 Academii s Dean Bowman Dr. Leo Bowman became dean of Physi cal and Life Sciences on July first, 1478, coming to Tech from Southwest State University in Marshall, Minnesota, where he was professor of chemistry. Dr. Bowman has also served as chair- man of the department of chemistry at Southwest. He joined the Southwest stall in 1%8 as an associate professor and be- came chairman of the department in l c 72. Besides teaching, Dean Bowman is the author of several articles which have been published in professional journals. He was a member of a text writing team for a physical science group at Boston Univer- sity from 1%9 to 1971. Dean Bowman ' s hobbies are fishing, hunting, handball, bridge, and reading. Dean Leo Bowman must recommend any program pro- Crabaugh. fondly referred to as " Old Main " was refur- . Dea " Bowman ls married and he and posals to the vice-president of academic affairs. bished in 1972, preserving an important part of Tech ' s his wife have four sons, ages twelve history through twenty-three Academics ' 89 Dean Johnson Dr. Donald Johnson is the newly ap- pointed Dean of Continuing Education. He comes to Tech from East Texas State where he was director of records and re- ports. He also served there as assistant director of admissions and registration, and before that at Southwest Missouri State University as assistant director of financial aids. Dean Johnson states that he presently is trying to become better acquainted with Tech, the community, and the Arkansas River Valley area in order to become more aware of the educational needs and the facilities that are available in the area. The needs and desires of business and indus- try are also being studied so that the Uni- versity can develop the credit and non- credit courses that will benefit the area. Dean Johnson holds the associate de- gree from Southwest Baptist Junior Col- lege in Bolivar, Missouri; the bachelor of science in education degree from South- west Missouri State College; and the doc- tor of education degree in educational administration from East Texas State. Dean Don Johnson and the other deans serve as counsel to students on probation during registration Caraway Hall is the oldest building on Tech ' s campus Once a women ' s dorm, it now houses continuing educa- tion. 90 Academics Dean Lemley must oversee all academic functions and physical maintenance for his school The Hull Physical Education Building is Tech ' s newest building on campus It features an Olympic size pool Dean Lemley The Dean of the School of Systems Sci- ence is Dr. William Lemley. Dean Lemley was born here in Rus- sellville. He received his Bachelor of Sci- ence at Hendnx University in 1949. He received his Master of Business Administration at the University of Ar- kansas at Fayetteville in 1957. He is also a certified public accountant. He has held various positions in the family business in Russellville before be- coming a self employed CPA In 1958 he moved on to secretary- treasurer, and was director of Arkansas Valley Industries, Inc. He still insists on teaching while also holding the position of Dean. He teaches a freshman course in business orientation Ai a Dean Seidensticker Dr. William Seidensticker became Dean of the S I iberal and Fine Arts on |une first 1980 Dean Seidensticker was recommended for the position at Tech by both the Faculty Advisory Committee and Dr. |im Fd. McGee, vice president of academic affairs. Seidensticker holds the master and doctor of philosophy degrees from Fordham University and the bachelor ' s degree from Saint Joseph ' s College. He also studied at the University of Munich under a Fulbnght Fellowship. He began his teaching career at Loyola College in Baltimore in 1966. Two years later, he joined the staff at Southeast Mis- souri He became chairman of the de- partment of philosophy at Southeast Mis- souri in 1976. He and his wife, Sharon, have two daughters. Dean Seidensticker prepares important reports tor ac- creditation by North Central Association. ATU ' s Art building is the scene of students rushing to turn in their art paint splattered art projects on time. 92 Ac.i. One of Dean John Wainwnght ' s primary functions is to Tomlinson Library is a favorite place for students to get prepare the budget for his school every spring. away from the noise of the dorm or their homes Dean Wainwright The Dean of Education at Arkansas Tech was honored for a quarter-century of service to Tech April, sixth, 1978. Dr. Wainwright ' s dedication to educa- tion has continued since he began teach- ing music in the public schools in Mis- souri in 1940. After a stint as an intelli- gence specialist in the Army Corps during World War II, he returned to teaching in Missouri and Tennessee, where he re- ceived his MA. and Ed.D. from Peabody College in Nashville. Between his post-graduate work at Peabody, Dean Wainwright taught music as an associate professor through 1963 be- fore shifting to the school of education He became Dean of Education in 1970 Dean Wainwright is married to Joan Fife Wainwright, who is an associate pro- fessor of music at Tech. They have two sons, Weldon and Norman. Academics 93 _ Bynum believes in students Bv feresa Harris In addition to the twentv-seven years service I ' can Bvnum has given Arkansas rech as a staff member, he also supported the school as a student in 1437 " 1 started here in the fall of 1937, " said Bvnum, " it was just a Junior Col- lege then. We had 550 students. I roomed in Wilson Hall, which was the onlv boys ' dorm at that time. I believe Carawav and Parker housed the wom- en. " After Bvnum ' s two vears at Tech, he went to the University of Arkansas to com- plete his undergraduate and graduate studies. There he majored in PE and chemis- try " I never have used my chemistry major, laughed Bvnum. " 1 came back to Tech in 1959, " said Bynum, " I was teaching Health and Safety courses and coaching football and track. " Bynum lived in Wilson Hall for about twelve years as housing director. " At that time they wanted the Dean of Men to be on campus, " said Bynum. In 1969, enrollment dropped off and Tech refurbished Wilson Hall and when Paine Hall was built, Bynum moved to Balkman apartments, where sev- eral faculty members stayed It was only a few more years before he was named to his present position as Dean of Students. " I ' ve really seen some changes in students in the years I ' ve been at Tech, " said Bynum. In about 1974, there was a big break in the type of students here. The children of the sixties disappeared, to be replaced with the students of today. Bynum said the difference in dress, attitude and behavior all reflected this change. Students became more academ- ically oriented and the campus settled into a college life atmosphere again. " Students now are very improved, " said Bynum, " I believe the drug and alcohol problem is less than before. " Bynum said he thinks the only thing stu- Administrative Staff Bvnum, F W. Dean of Students Clayton, Fred Director of Personnel Collins, Bill Student Accounts Officer Cornett, Harold Assistant Director of Admissions Edgar, Gerald Director of News Bureau Ferguson, Jimmy Associate Dean of Students Fleniken, Dennis Director of Instructional Service Gillies, Sherry Admissions Counselor Goines, Shirley ' Director of Student Aid Hamilton, Carolee ' Administrative Assistant Hamilton, Johnnie Controller [ackson, Neil Director of Student Development Center letton, Betty Accountant Loveless, Bilhe Purchasing Agent Lowry, Robert C. Professor of Military Science Newsom, Joyce Budget Officer 94 Academics dents lack now is enthusiasm and he be- lieves this is because our athletic teams haven ' t been up to par. The trouble now, according to Bynum, is that the athletic programs have been down for so long that the students go to a game almost expecting to lose. " I believe 1971 was our last good team, ' ' said Bynum, " a big team from Alabama slop ped bv here on their way to an important game to play a scrimmage game with us and we very nearly beat them. " Bvnum said he believes a change is coming in our athletics. " If our athletic program keeps improving the wav I think it will, you ' re going to see attitudes and enthusiasm on this campus improve im- mensely " " I think athletics are very important to Tech, " said Bynum, " having a common goal such as supporting a winning team pulls your students together and will unify this campus. " Bvnum said he feels that the students are going to have to support the teams before they will start winning, but he has great optimism for the future of Arkansas Tech. " When you ' ve got good people, and we do, your future is pretty much se- cured. " Dean Firman Bynum Administrative Staff Parks, Ron Bookstore Manager Presley, Jack Director of Physical Plant Rollans, Mary Ann Title III Coordinator Sevier, Don Athletic Director Shelton, Charles Registrar Smith, Samuel Director of Housing Staggs, James Alumni and Sports Information Director Stroud, Ray Director of Mining Institute Vaughn, William Library Director Williamson, Mary Lynn Associate Dean of Students Academics95 Title III brings money to Tech bv Susan Stoddard important new agency on the H mpus that has already brought the university many benefits, yet few students are aware of its exis- le III, with offices in the Ad- ministration Building, is part of a na- tion wide program to assist colleges in upgrading their curriculum and facil- ities Dr. Olin Cook, Tech ' s resident director of this program, explained its goals and functions in a recent newslet- ter. Title III is a federal grant project to help schools like Tech obtain funding and opportunities to improve the level of administrative and educational ex- cellence. Since Tech participation began several of our administrator s and professors have been provided with the funds to attend conferences and continue their studies. Currently, Tech ' s Title III allotment stands at $300,000. Plans are underway to seek funding for a three year period beginning in the fiscal year 1981. Part of this project involves an intensive self-evaluation of Tech ' s needs and the quality of education that the students are receiving. These self-studies are con- tinuous at the University as part of its re- quirements as a fully accredited university. Arkansas Tech is the only school in the con- ference that has never lost its accreditation since it was recognized as a junior college in the 1930 ' s. Title III funds also help fund grant writing seminars during which the basics in the de- velopment of proposals were discussed and an overview of Federal programs given. The grant has also helped committees complete work on a long-range plan. Com- mittee members prepared a paper, " A Backdrop for Planning " which will be utilized by all groups working in the plan- ning process at the University. Basically the Title III fundings is reflected in four major areas: administrative de- velopment, student services, faculty de- velopment, and curriculum improvement. With the additional grant, Tech will con- tinue its growth for the future. Mary Rollans — Title III Coordinator Personnel Anderson, Troy Library Andrews, Dinah Secretary Continuing Education Balentine, Larry Patrolman Beltrami, Mary Secretary Student Aide Office Bowden, Mary Sue Postmistress Briscoe, Daisy Secretary Social Sciences Brown, Robert Adm. ROTC NCO Burk, Johnnie Sue Secretary Bookstore Cagle, Barbara Bookstore Custodian Calhoun, Eva Housemother, Jones Carlson, Sheila Custodian Casey, Minnie Lou ROTC Secretary 1 Personnel Chusmir, Robert ROTC Cochran, Nancy Accounting Assistanl Cochran, Stephanie Football Secretary Coffey, Margie Accounting Assistant Cole, Sandra Athletic Secretar y Crabb, Jayne Administrative Secretary, Development Detrick, Dortha Custodian Detrick, Janet Custodian Dickerson, Bettie Library Assistant Dixon, Kenneth ROTC Supply Clerk Dnttler, Fay Accounting Assistant Ennis, )anis Clerk, Bookstore Foster, Beth Assistant Purchasing Agent Foster, Ron Accounting Assistant Frazier, Mary Library Grant, Virginia Secretary, Library Hall, Peggy Head Cashier, Student Accounts Haulmark, Joy Secretary Title 111 Hawk, Linda Computer Operator Hawkins, Diana Secretary, Rehabilitation Science Heflin, Houston Assistant Director of Physical Plant Heflin, WandayClerk, Bookstore Higgins, Paula Secretary, Mining Institute Hudson, Mary L. Library Clerk Academics 97 Miller enjoys working with students by Su9an Stoddard To the students who frequently walk through the Administration Building in a daze, Beckv Miller is a familiar and friendly face. Her job in the Student Affairs Office at first glance looks like traffic control. With all the students who go through this office on a daily basis, it is not surprising that she rec- ognizes most of them. She is fre- quently asked to identify a student in a picture and six out of ten times she knows who they are. " Students go through here so often, that after awhile we become friends, " she said. Mrs. Miller also keeps the calendar for the organizations. The big book of dates with papers falling out can al- ways be found on her desk so students find her a wonderful source of what ' s happening around campus. " I get very involved in cam- pus life, " said Mrs. Miller, " when you keep the calendar of events, you get wrapped up in the excitement of campus life. " Mrs. Miller began working at Tech in 1976 as secretary to the Associate Dean of Stu- dents. Her duties included working with campus organizations, scheduling events in the universities facilities, and handling ap- pointment flow for the suite of offices. Whether it is a student seeking clarification on the housing rules, or groups seeking to set up the most ostentacious festival, Mrs. Miller has the situation under control. " Working with the students is the most enjoyable part of my job, " she commented. " My husband was in coaching for several years and we dealt with young people all the time. I came to enjoy them, and helping them with their problems. It is the most satisfying part of the work that we all do over here. " Mrs. Miller is a native of Dover, Ark. She said that she and her family was pleased that they could back here to live. Her husband, Joe Miller is coordinator for the nine county area office for Federal Housing. Their daughter, Kimberly is a senior physics student here and their son, Kevin, plans to seek a pre-veterinary degree at Tech upon graduation from Dover High School. Becky Miller Personnel Jackson, Marilyn Secretary, Physical and Life Sciences Jensen, Grace Secretary, Instructional Services Johnson, Marian Counselor Keim, Wava Receptionist, Student Aid Lawrence, Steve Program Coordinator Lipham, Mui Jennifer Secretary, Library Long, Mary Ann Clerk Typist, Purchasing Department Looper, Amelia Secretary, Alumni and Sports Information McCain, Joyce Library Clerk Merritt, Marthaj ' News Bureau Secretary Miller, Becky Secretary, Student Affairs Mitchell, Wilba Secretary, Physical Plant 98 Academics Personnel Moody, D. L. Maintenace Superintendent Moore, Ilona Secretary, Music Department Palmer, Jean Secretary, Housing Parker, Elise Clerk Typist, Student Aid Pitts, Sue Administrative Secretary, Business Office Phillips, Linda Registrar Assistant Pollard, Delores Library Assistant Pndgin, Lulu Housemother, Turner Pruitt, Nell Cashier, Student Accounts Pyle, Laurice Secretary, Education Quails, Kay Student Accounts Ragsdale, Paula Administrative Secretary, Student Affairs Academics 99 Mittie Small rules Witherspoon Hall by Susan Stoddard and Jimmy Wade To the students at Arkansas Tech, Witherspoon Hall wouldn ' t be With- erspoon without the auditorium, the band, and Mittie Small, Mrs. Small came to work at ATU in 1%6, and has been secretary to the dean since 1973. She was hired as the secretary in the social science department with the late Dr. P. K. Merrill as the department head. She continued to work in that department under Dr Tom Wilson, Dr. Richard Morrisey, and Dr. Ken- neth Walker as department heads. At that time, 1973 Dr. Harlan McMillan, as dean of the School of Arts and Sci- ences, requested that Mrs. Small be transferred to the dean ' s office. When Dr. McMillan retired as dean in 1978, the school was divided into the School of Physical and Life Sciences and the School of Liberal and Fine Arts. Dr. Charles Russell was dean dur- ing the 1978-79 school year. Dr. Wil- liam Seidensticker became the dean in 1979. " Dean Small " , as she is affectionately re- ferred to, is an institution within an institu- tion. She is an infallible source of help to students and faculty alike. As Dr. Seiden- sticker commented recently, " Her value to the School of Liberal and Fine Arts was evi- dent during the 1979 Fall Semester. Although I had accepted the appointment as LFA dean in September, I was unable to take office until January, 1980. In this interim period, Mrs. Small managed the day-to-day ac- tivities in the dean ' s office. When I arrived in January, it was obvious that she had done an excellent job. It made my transition to the campus all the easier. " Mrs. Small enjoys dealing with students and faculty and feels that Tech is a wonderful place to work. She always has a friendly word for formerTech students. " I have seen a lot of changes at Tech in the past 15 years, and I feel most of them have improved Tech, " says Mrs. Small. " Student enrollment has more than doubled. If a student wants a good edu- cation, he can receive it at Tech. The faculty and staff that I have worked with are really interested in the students and will help them in any way that they can. " Mrs. Small and her husband, Chester, who is head electrician at the Dardanelle Dam, have three children — David, Cathy, and Ellen Kay. All received their baccalaureate degree from Tech. David received his Mas- ter ' s of Education degree in math from Tech in 1977. He teaches math at Plainview-Rover High School. Cathy teaches business courses at Lincoln High School and Ellen Kay is a medical technologist at the Conway County Hospital in Morrilton. A native of Holly Springs, Ark., (near Camden) and a graduate of Sparkman High School, Mrs. Small moved to Russellville from New Iberia, La., in 1964. Her hobbies are sewing and playing bridge. Commendations about Mrs. Small were not infrequent and possibly best stated by Dr. Seidensticker: " Mrs. Small is not only an efficient and conscientious secretary but a warm and generous person. She has earned the respect and affection of those she works with. " Mittie Small Personnel Ratzlaff, Jeanette ' Data In-Put Operator Ross, Mary ' Secretary, Engineering Ruffin, Fran Registrar Assistant Rutledge, Karen Housemother, Brown Schnulle, Dorothy Secretary, Nursing Department Severs, Carol ' Administrative Secretary, Systems Science Shinn, Helen Housemother, Paine Sidwell, Tan Secretary, Basketball Small, Mittie Secretary , Liberal and Fine Arts Sober, Kathy Secretary, Systems Science Spradlin, Gerry Administrative Secretary, President Stickley, Mary Secretary, Behavioral Science V3- Personnel Tedder, Rita Secretary, Continuing Education Underwood, Elizabeth Secretary, Counseling Center Underwood, Faye Custodian Valdez, Linda Computer Operator Van Es, VirginiayAssistant Registrar Woody, Ann Personnel Assistant v F ■. 1 • Clarence Hall, author of keepers of the Feast Francis Gwaltney, author of Destiny ' s Chickens. Writers Abound In Department By Susan Stoddard Creative writing is more than a course title to the professors at Tech who teach it. Arkansas Tech University ' s English De- partment has more published writers in its ranks than any other state supported college of comparable size. Two of the most outstanding examples of the literary talent among the faculty here are Francis Gwaltney and B. Clarence Hall. Mr. Gwaltney, associate professor of English, brought with him to Tech many years of writing experience. He began his careeras a novelist with the publication of The Yellar Haw Summer in 1954. He has since published eight more novels, some of the better known of which are, Idols and Axle Grease, and Destiny ' s Chickens. Parts of these novels have been anthologized in various literary selections. In addition to his novels and short stories Professor Gwaltney was a freelance script writer on the West Coast for several years. He wrote for such programs as: The Alfred Hitchcock Show, The Fugitive, and Dr. Kildare. His most recent efforts have been in the direction of the cinema. Mr. Gwaltney is cur- rently involved in the writing and produc- tion of films with an independent movie group. Their first effort, completed in 1980 is entitled High Pursuit. It is the story of the criminal career of Cherokee Bill. The action of the film takes place in Northwestern Ar- kansas during the life and times of Judge Parker and The Fort Smith " hanging court. " It was filmed in the locales that the story takes place. In an interview about High Pur- suit, Mr. Gwaltney said, " It is a popcorn movie, intended for the drive-in circuit. We used local people for the bit parts and extras and had a lot of fun with it. " The group ' s next project, which Mr. Gwaltney is currently scripting is entitled Point Remove. Clarence Hill, an instructor at Tech since 1961, published his third novel this year. His book, Keepers of the Feast, is the story of an oil dynasty In his own words, " The Texas Trinity; politics, law, and the sporting life. " The appearance of the novel sparked Mr. Hall ' s interview on the television program, " Arkansas Today " and an autographing session at the Territorial Capitol as promotion for it. His first novel the Nashville Lady has not lain idly on the shelf either. This year it was chosen as the subject for a movie, tentatively entitledn Blue Bells. Mr. Hall was asked to write the screen play, and was more than happy to dis- cuss the project. " I hope that it will make enough money to send me to the Riviera for the summer. " They both take their position of en- couraging their students seriously. Both were instrumental in the found- ing, ten years ago of Tech ' s literary publication, The Five Cent Cigar. Their own experiences in the field have proven invaluable to the students in the English and Creative Writing pro- gram. Their work and faith has appar- ently paid off. Several of their stu- dents, former and current, are pub- lished writers in some field. 102 Academics Faculty Anders, Volta Asst. Prof, of Music Arterbury, Travis Assoc Prof, of P E Blust, Sherry Inst of Math Comp Si i Bolen, Robert Assoc Prof, of Speech Boutwell, Herman Assoc. Prof, of Agri-Business Boyett, Gene Assoc. Prof, of History Brannon, Ruth Asst. Prof, of Speech Bronco, Charles Assoc. Prof, of Physics. Cadle, John Asst. Prof, of P.E. Carr, Walter Assoc. Prof, of Political Science Casey, Robert Assoc. Prof, of Music Chevaillier, William Assoc. Prof, of Economics Clary, Eldon Prof. of Secondary Education Cohoon, Richard Prof, of Geology Cole, Eugene Assoc. Prof, of Economics Collins, Phil Inst. of P.E. Connelly, Edward Assoc. Prof, of Music Cook, Minam Asst. Prof, of Library Science Cooper, Hal Asst. Prof, of Music Corley, Dale Prof, of Accounting Couser, Raymond Prof of Biology Crawley, Henri, Prof, of Fisheries Wildlife Management Culp, Roy R. Assoc. Prof, of Engineering Davis, Thomas G. Asst. Prof, of Military Science Academics 103 Faculty Dempsey, Don ' Asst. Prof- of P.E. Dempsey, Joyce ' Assoc Prof of English Doss. E Sue Prof, of English Dowell. C. D. Assoc Prof of Rec Parks Dowell, Martha Assoc. Prof, of P.E. Bunaway-Bathke, Sheila Asst. Prof Rec Parks Dunham, Calvin Assoc. Prof of Sociology Edgar, Gerald Assoc. Prof of Journalism Evans, O. R. Asst. Prof, of Secondary Education Falkner, Trevor Asst. Prof, of Sociology Fleniken, Dennis Asst. Prof of Secondary Education Fletcher, Richard Asst. Prof, of Music Futterer, Karen Inst. of Music Futterer, Ken Inst. of Music Gordon, Patncia Assoc. Prof, of P.E Grabow, Chad Asst. Prof of Computer Science Grady, Richard Asst Prof, of Music Gray, Kenneth Asst. Prof of Military Science Green, Freddy Prof, of Elementary Education Gwaltney, Emma C. Asst. Prof, of English Gwaltney, Francis Assoc. Prof, of English Haak, Alice Asst. Prof, of Nursing Haas, Mary Asst Prof, of Secondary Education Hall, Clarence Assoc. Prof of English 104 Academics Brigitte teaches culture By Susan Stoddard A name like Brigitte Muller-Greiff is sure to attract attention. Here at Tech, it has left many people stumbling when try- ing to pronounce it. Brigitte is an old German name, and like her name, Brigitte is from Germany. During her stay, she will be trying to promote an interest in Germany by con- ducting lectures and courses on life in Germany. Brigitte ' s stay at Tech is under the aus- pices of the Fullbright Teacher Exchange Program. She is switching places with John Burch, assistant professor of Foreign Languages at ATU. " This year 21 German teachers switched with an equal number of Ameri- can teachers, " explained Brigitte. " Nor- mally they do not only switch jobs, but the places where they live, and sometimes even cars. I still get paid by the German government and Mr. Burch is paid by Tech. Speaking English primarily with stu- dents in a classroom, as Brigitte does, the vocabulary employed is very small, and one can become very rusty as she has learned this year. " There are certain fields that you never cover m school, like the many little things in everyday life, and suddenly I find that I need some word and 1 can ' t think of it, " said Brigitte Brigitte is very pleased that she was one of only 3 out of the 21 exchange teachers who were selected to teach on a college level. The rest are teaching in high schools. In Germany, students attending the uni- versities attend free. " It is a different system. I would not want to say which system is superior or inferior. It is just different, and each serves a different function. I think in American universities you find both excel- lent students and also intermediate students. In Germany, many students are kept out of the institutions. " " Here. " Brigitte said, " everyone has a chance to improve his or her education, which I think is very important. " Overall, though there are some little dif- ferences, the schools in Germany and America are more alike than they are dif- ferent. In Brigitte ' s own words, " Germany has been quite a lot Americanized. " Faculty Hall, Iva Inst. of Nursing Hamm. Jack ' Assoc. Prof of Mathematics Hark, Charu ' Asst. Prof, of Engineering Harkins, WilhamVAsst. Prof, of Military Science Harris, Lynn Asst Prof, of Rehabilitation Science Harrison, Ruth Asst. Prof of English Helms, Don Assoc Prof of Business Administration Henderson, Shannon Assoc Prof, of Library Science Henson, Stanley Assoc. Prof, of Secondary Education Hernck, Nita Inst of Music Hoff, Robert Assoc. Prof of Chemistry Hopper. JohnAssoc. Prof, of Mathematics Academics 105 Tucker appointed to board by Bill Long Dr. Gary Tucker, associate professor of biology, is doing exactly what he enjoys doing . . . hanging around greenery in the botany department. He is the instructor in such classes as den- drology, (trees), aquatic plants, plant tax- onomy, general botany, plant morphology, and economic botany. Dr. Tucker attended the University of North Carolina, and the University of Ar- kansas. He received his Ph.D. in 1976, and came to ATU in 1966. He has remained here since that time except for the 1977-78 school year, when, taking a leave of absence from ATU, he helped in the Section 404 regula- tion ' s research of the U.S. Corps of Engineers at the Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg, Mississippi. This Corps ' " labora- tory " is the chief station for wetlands re- search — their plant and animal life, hydro- logical acti on, and their boundaries. They constructed models and ran mock waterways through them. In the summer of 1980, he spent 2 Vi weeks mainly leading seminars and teaching ses- sions for federal employees of natural re- source bureaus in wetlands management. He has always had an interest in " wetland plant communities " and this was a real treat. He hopes to maintain a working relationship with the Corps. In the Spring of 1978, he was appointed by Governor Clinton to the Board of the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission. Dr. Tucker received this honor and re- sponsibility as a result of his assistance to the Commission since its inception in 1973. The purpose of the Commission is to establish natural areas in the state, and aid in research and the publication of in- formation about Arkansas. The Tech her- barium is being used to store many com- mon and rare plants collected by the Commission around our state. Dr. Tucker also has been instrumental in forming the newly organized Arkansas Native Plant Society aimed at making the public more aware of Arkansas endemic (native) flora. His future plans do include staying at Arkansas Tech, and he ' ll not " spoonfeed " anyone, requiring much field-work and self -motivation in his students. Faculty Hudson, E. E Assoc. Prof, of Biological Science Human, Mildred Assoc. Prof, of Nursing Hutchinson, Gerald Assoc. Prof, of Biologv Jaggers, Annie Laura Assoc Prof of Philosophy Jones, Royce Assoc. Prof, of Accounting Keisler, D Michael Assoc. Prof, of Mathematics Kiehl. Vicky Asst. Prof, of Music Klett, Merle ' Asst. Prof, of Military Science Kramer, Linda Inst. of Nursing Krueger, David ' Assoc. Prof, of History LaBahn, Wilma Asst. Prof, of Library Science Lambert, Archie Prof, of Engineering w M 106 Academn:s F aculty Larsen, Richard Asst. Prof of English I ,iu , Ruth Asst Prof of English Lewis, Eloise Instructor of Music Link, Michael Assoc. Prof, of History Long, David Prof of Psychology Long, Herman Assoc. Prof, of Business Administration McCool. Bobbv Assoc Prot of History McKenzie, Donna Inst. of Medical Records Adm McLellan, George ' Asst. Prof, of Sociology McMillan, Harlan Prof. of Biology Miles, Genevieve Asst. Prof, of Political Science Mir, Mohammed Saeed Asst. Prof, of Engineering Mitchell, Charles Asst. Prof, of Rehabilitation Science Mitchell, Don Assoc. Prof, of Computer Science Mobley, Louise Assoc. Prof, of French Mohanty , Bhabani Asst. Prof, of Engineering Mornsey, Richard Prof, of History Mullen, Bobby Assoc. Prof, of Mathematics Muller-Greiff, Bridgitte Asst. Prof, of German Murdoch, Jean Asst. Prof, of Business Administration Norris, Robert Inst. of Military Science Oiler, Rexann Assoc. Prof of English Palko, Tom Assoc. Prof, of Biological Science Parker, Philip Asst. Prof, of Music Academics 107 From acting to academics by Susan Stoddard Mrs. Wendy Lombardo, the new in- structor in Speech and Theatre, brings with her to the classroom many years of professional experience. After re- ceiving her masters degree in theatre and communications, Mrs. Lombardo spent a year with the Straw Hat Players in Tennessee, as one of the company ' s regular actresses. Aftera short stint as a teacher in Mississippi, she moved on to radio. She began as a disc jockev with station WKLX in Raleigh, North Carolina. " The pay was minute and the hours terrible but it was a great learn- ing experience. " Mrs. Lombardo moved up to anchoring a local talk show and eventually newsperson for another Raleigh station WRAL. This was the facet of radio she most enjoyed. When she moved to the Russellville area in 1978 she became the reporter and news anchor- person for KCAB- KWKK as Wendy Waite. While still working for local radio stations Mrs. Lombardo began teaching a public speaking course at night. Fall 1980 Mrs. Lombardo joined the ATU faculty, teaching drama courses. Her duties included supervising campus productions and director of ATU Little Theatre. She made her directorial debut in the Fall 1980 Little Theatre production of Richard Nash ' s ' Rainmaker. " Wendy Lombardo Faculty Parker, Susanlnst. of Medical Record Adm Pearson, Charles Assoc. Prof, of Mathematics Pippin, Kenneth Assoc. Prof, of Agn-Business Pool, Jon Assoc. Prof of Computer Science Reehm, Wilham Asst. Prof, of Military Science Rickard, Donald ' Assoc. Prof, of Physical Science Ritchey, Jimmy Asst. Prof, of Agriculture ' Rothert, William Assoc. Prof, of History Rutledge, Thomas Inst. of P.E Sanders, Pauline Asst. Prof, of Elementary Education Schmidt, Kenneth Asst. Prof, of Elementary Education Schrock, Earl Assoc. Prof, of English Shaw, Rolland Assoc. Prof, of Music Shry, Stephen Asst. Prof, of Psychology Staton, James L. Assoc. Prof, of Nursing Tatum, Buford Assoc. Prof, of Fisheries Wildlife 108 Academics Faculty Taylor, Bobbie Assoc. Prof, of Geography Trigg, William Prof, of Chemistry Tucker, Gary Prof, of Biology Turner, Hilda Assoc. Prof, of Business Administration Turnipseed, Glyn Asst. Prof, of Biology Tyson, Van Asst. Prof, of Journalism Tyler, Tom Assoc. Prof, of Economics Vaughn, Bill Assoc. Prof, of Library Science Vere, Victor Assoc. Prof, of Geology Wainnght, Joan Assoc. Prof, of Music Walker, Kenneth Prof, of History Walton, Henry Asst. Prof, of P.E. Watson, John Asst. Prof, of Mathematics Weston, Rosemane Inst of Nursing Wilkerson, Margaret Inst. of Rehabilitation Science Willcutt, James Assoc. Prof, of Physics Williams, Katala Asst. Prof, of Elementary Education Williams, Wayne lnst. in Recreation and Parks Willis, James Assoc. Prof, of Mathematics Wills, Keith Assoc. Prof, of P E Wilson, Tom Prof, of Philosophy Wilwers, Edward Assoc. Prof, of Art Wolfman, DanieL ' Asst. Prof, of Anthropology Yeager, Jim Women ' s Athletic Coach Acaden, " Everyone finds their own nook " There are nineteen departments at Tech and every professo: and student knows that theirs is the best. K By Judy Clark While driving around the perimeter of Tech campus, many people are surprised to see what looks like a farm bordering one side of the campus. They are often even more surprised to learn that the farm belongs to Tech and is associated with one of the most influential, yet least known departments on campus. The agriculture department is tucked away at the end of a wing in Dean Hall. Though seemingly unobtrusive, the agriculture de- partment has a large impact on local indus- try. Ninety-five percent of the department graduates go to work for industry, including such local industries and agencies as Valmac, Morton ' s Foods, Sears Roebuck, Darrel Feed, the Extension Service, and the Soil Conservation Service. The local industries and the government are very supportive of the agriculture department as well. Each year, 16 to 20 scholarships of $400.00 to $600.00 are made available to agriculture ma- jors. The agriculture department contributes its share of prospective veterinarians also. The department is very proud that, so far, every pre-vet graduate fully qualified in every re- spect has been accepted into vet school. This year the agriculture department has 16 seniors and 121 majors. These students may work towards a BS degree in agri- business with a major in poultry business, agri-finance, or general agriculture business. Other students participate in the pre-vet and pre-forestry programs. The department hopes to be able to install a major or option in horticulture business soon. The curriculum in the agriculture depart- ment is quite liberal. The students are ex- posed to a broad spectrum of courses that will help them in their careers. If a student has greater interest in some areas than others, he may take courses to emphasize these areas. Raymon Nance, a sophomore agri-busi- ness major and president of the Agri Club, says, " Such a large range of subjects is taught in the curriculum that we are ready for any- thing. Our special interests can be catered to. Much practical experiences supplements the curriculum. Whenever possible, the ATU farm is used to show students the practicial A Tech student experiments with different items in the chemistry laboratory 110 Academics aspects of agri-business. ATU owns 200 acres on the west side of campus plus 1M) acres on the east side of N. Arkansas. Three herds are maintained: a dairy herd, an experimental beef herd, and a registered polled hereford beef herd. Dr. Kenneth Pippin, head of the agricul- ture department, says, " The demand for agri-business majors is overwhelming. It ' s a students ' market for jobs. Our big problems is getting graduates to leave Russellville and Arkansas, but I think you ' ll find that true of most Tech students. There are two clubs on campus for agricul- ture students, the Agri Club, and the Rodeo Club. Both are active on campus and the Rodeo Club participates in intercollegiate rodeos in the Ozark district. The agriculture department is one of the most closely knit departments on campus. Dr. Pippin says, " With a department this size we keep in constant contact with the students. If they have problems, we find out almost immediately. A lot of informal con- sulting and visitation goes on. " As Tommy Green, a pre-vet major says, " I came to Tech because it seemed to have a better program; you could get more indi- vidual attention, and the people here really care. " If farming isn ' t a student ' s dream, fisheries and wildlife mavbe. ATU also offers a well- known fisheries and wildlife department. " It ' s not all hunting and fishing ... or a highly technical field . . . people don ' t realize that it ' s not all fun and games . . . you ' re not tied down to a desk . . . hard work, but I like it. " These comments are typ- ical of what you may hear from students and teachers in the Arkansas Tech University Fisheries and Wildlife Department. ATU offers the only fisheries and wildlife program in the state. The program is de- signed to prepare qualified field and re- search biologists, and also provide a strong background for students who wish to get graduate education. The program offers the BS degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Man- agement, and an Interpretive Specialist Op- tion is available The Fisheries and Wildlife department has 12 graduates this year and SO to 90 majors. These students put in an extraordinary amount of time in field work. In the first two years of school, F W majors take the basic biology, chemistry, and physics courses. However, in the junior and senior years, nearly all the courses are lab courses. This year the department signed a contract with AP L to study the fish population in Lake Dardanelle. This program provides ex- cellent training and experience for students who assist on it Randy Easley, a junior F W major feels that the great amount of experience Tech students get, and the working experience of many department teachers gives an advan- tage to Tech graduates in the job market. Mr. Buford Tatum, head of the F W de- partment, and a veteran of 19 years in fish and game organizations, has this comment to make: " Experienced teachers know what employers look for. " He also says, " Many of our former stu- dents often help new graduates find jobs. They must think well of their education or they wouldn ' t want others of their back- ground. " The Fisheries Wildlife department also does much work for the public ' s benefit. Every summer, a five-week in-service training course is given for new employees of (cont on page 1121 Dr Rolland Shaw stands in front of his class as he directs the University community choir Mrs Joan Wainnght shows her students different in- struments in her Music Theory class Buford Tatum is shown here teaching one of his Fisheries and Wildlife classes Departments Hi 1 14 Honors Hone- Who ' s Who George Richison My name is George Richison. I am a senior biology major with hopes of even- tually attending medical school. I was raised on a farm outside Danville, Arkan- sas. This was where I started hunting, fishing, camping, and participated in athletics, which are still my favorite hobbies. This was also where I learned to appreciate the three most important things in my life: mv Lord, my family and my friends. After one year at the University of Ar- kansas, I came to Tech. The thing I noticed first, when I came to Tech, was the friend- liness of the students, teachers and ad- ministration. At Tech, I am a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, where I served as rush chairman for a year; I am president of Blue Key, and I am active at the Wesley Foundation. Tim Bourne My name is Timothy Frederick Bourne. I am a 20 year old biology major from Russellville. My birthplace was Pine Bluff, Arkansas where I resided for over nine years but Russellville has been my family ' s home for about the past eleven years. I am attending Tech because of its superior biology department and as Tech is a state school, it is financially feasible for me to attend. I am an individual for the same reasons everyone else is an individual. God created me as an individual. Mv thought processes are controlled by my environ- ment and my daily experiences are com- pletely different from anyone else ' s, my unique personality is created. I am an outdoors enthusiast; I enjoy hunting, fishing, camping, canoeing, and I have an avid interest in the flora of Ar- kansas. I work in the herbarium at Tech and also do some work in the greenhouse. I am a member of the Arkansas Native Plant Society, the ATU Botanical Society, and the Fr. Joe Lauro Council of the Knights of Columbus in Russellville. Dusqua Phillips I am a 20 year old senior accounting major from Russellville. While at Tech I have seen active as president and vice- president of Delta Zeta Sorority. I am also involved as treasurer of the Student Gov- ernment Association, the accounting club, Cardinal Key honor sorority, and Lambda Chi Alpha Crescent Girl. I twirled for two years with the ATU Band and was majorette captain. I was nomi- nated for Queen of Hearts and was 4th runner-up in the Miss Tech Pageant. In Mav I will graduate and start working for Russell Brown and Company in Little Rock. I have enjoyed Tech very much and love the small school atmosphere. I think the faculty is great and the students of Tech have a whole lot going for them. 116 Honors Darrell Amos 1 am a post-baccalaureate student from Lavaca, doing extended studies in my de- gree field, biology- 1 chose to attend Tech because I wanted to remain a person in- stead ol becoming just another number on a computer card. Besides, Tech offers a quality education in a more or less friendly atmosphere that is conducive to both study and enjoying life. 1 belong to Sigma Phi Epsilon and Blue Key Fraternities; sing in the University Choir, and try to help out wherever I ' m needed. As far as a philosophy of life goes, I really don ' t have one. I just try to keep a phrase in mind that my grandmother told me long ago — " Be free; be whatever you want to be, do whatever you want to do, as long as you don ' t hurt anybody. " I also firmly believe that we mustn ' t be afraid to try something new. Who knows, it might be good. I like swimming, horseback riding, golf, and tennis. One unusual talent that I ' ve managed to pick up and have a fair amount of success at is fashion design. This absolutely fascinates me, but I really prefer to work with women ' s clothing. Sherri Powell My name is Sherri Powell. I am an ac- counting major from Van Buren, Arkan- sas, planning to take the CPA Examina- tion in May. I am attending Arkansas Tech University because of its outstand- ing Accounting Department which con- tains well qualified instructors and the respect of employers in Arkansas and in surrounding states. I have been active on the Tech campus in the following clubs: Zeta Tau Alpha, Scholastic Achievement Chairman; Ac- counting Club; Cardinal Key; Alpha Chi; Lambda Chi Alpha Crescent Girls. I am a former Lambda Chi Alpha Sweetheart, Accounting Club book and tuition schol- arship recipient, outstanding student in accounting, and was selected to be in Who ' s Who in 1980. Who ' s Who Wanda Johnston My name is Wanda Jean Johnston. I live at Norman, Arkansas. My major is Ac- counting. 1 am the secretary-treasurer of Cardinal Key Honor Society, and treas- urer of the Accounting Club. I am also a resident assistant at Roush Dorm where I am also on the dorm council. I have also been a member of Phi Beta Lambda Busi- ness Club. I won the Outstanding Junior Accounting Award. I love going to Tech, and I feel I have had two outstanding teachers: Mr. Dale Corley and Mr. Royce Jones, who have prepared the seniors for accounting jobs very well. Who ' s who 117 Who ' s Who Tim Rhodes I am a Business Administration major from Ft smith I chose to attend Tech at the end of my senior year in high school. At that point, I had decided to pursue a career as an officer in the U.S. Army. I decided to attend Tech because they had and still do have the finest R.O.T.C. de- partment in the state of Arkansas. 1 am the Corps Commander at Tech this year and will be commissioned this spring as a Medical Service Lieutenant. I attended the Air Assault school last May where I learned Helicopter Rappelling. From there I learned basic officer skills at Ft. Riley, Kansas. My favorite hobbies are bass fishing, hunting, baseball, hotdogs, applie pies, and Chevrolet. I am very pleased with my results at Tech, and I feel the education I ' ve received at Tech will aid me enormously as I strive to achieve my life long goals. Tim Sherman Hailing from St. Petersburg, Florida, I am frequently asked, " Why Tech? " It goes back to my high school days in North Lit- tle Rock when 1 planned to enter Tech ' s Fish Wildlife Program. I was in my senior year when my family moved to Florida, temporarily changing the strate- gy. After two years I transferred back to Tech to continue with my earlier plans. Soon I came to realize that my idealistic interpretation of the field was far from the mark. It seemed that it was more a field of politics than science. Although I did not fancy myself a politician, I did enjoy the Life Sciences and felt that Tech had as much to offer as any school in the country in undergraduate studies. I changed my major to Biology and now as I near the goal, I must say that, although the facili- ties are limited, the faculty makes up the difference and then some. Tech is very fortunate in this respect. I have few com- plaints. Outside of class I ' m involved in Blue Key, ATU Botanical Society as vice presi- dent and have been selected to be a senior fellow this year. Kyle Turner I am a junior business administration economics and finance major. I am from Prairie Grove, (12 miles west of Fayet- teville) where I graduated with highest honors in 1978. The reason that I came to Tech was that coming from a small school like Prairie Grove, I liked the atmosphere here at Tech. Another reason was that my father, Jerry Turner, had gone to school here and later served on the Board to Trus- tees here. What I feel makes me an individual is that I get along with people pretty well and am genuinely concerned about peo- ple around me. I feel that if I treat people like I ' d want to be treated, then things are going to workout for the best for all of us. My activities here include: Lambda Chi Alpha, Zeta Tau Alpha Big Brother, Stu- dent Government Association, Junior Class president, selected as one of the " Top Ten Males " , Miss ATU judges chairman, Newman Club. Mv hobbies in- clude sports, music, dancing, going to movies and parties, and just plain goofing off! 118 Hc Ruth Couser I was born in Lawrence, Kansas on Jan. 2 1959. I moved to Russellville at the age of 6, and attended Crawford Elementary School. I began my career at ATU in 1977, ma- joring in commercial art. 1 believe that Tech has a fine art department and I would like to more emphasis placed on the arts here. My hobbies are drawing, painting, singing and playing piano, organ and harpsichord. I love animals and nature, the Lord made it for us to appreciate. I am a member of the Wesley Founda- tion Circuit Riders and a student board member for the Foundation. Who ' s Who Kim Graves My major field of study at ATU is Chemistry. I am a cheerleader, Golddig- ger, member of Alpha Chi Honor Society and president of the Chemistry Pre-Medi- cal Club. In 1979-80, I received the academic achievement award in Chemis- try. I attended ATU primarily because of the excellent chemistry department and the individual attention a student receives from their professors. After graduation, I plan to attend the University of Arkansas Medical School and obtain my M.D. in Family Practice. Kerri Sawyer I graduated from Northside High School in Ft. Smith in 1978. I decided to attend ATU because of its excellent aca- demic program. After visiting Tech several times I realized the atmosphere was for me I didn ' t feel any kind of peer pressure. My major is Commercial Art. I plan on entering the field of advertising after graduation in May of 1982. Since I have been at Tech I have become a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. 1 have held the office of treasurer and am presently president. I am also a Southern Belle of Kappa Alpha Order. 1 was on the Homecoming court in 1979 and a member of the German Club. My favorite sports to participate in are racquetball and snow skiing. In my free time I like to draw. Who ' s who 119 Who ' s Who Charles Dunlap I am Charles Richard Dunlap 1 am a Computer Science major from Russell- ville. I think ATU is a great university. It has an outstanding faculty and the best band in the state of Arkansas. The Com- puter Science department is also excel- lent 1 feel that I am an individual because of my unique interests. I am involved in Concert Choir, Cham- ber Choir, and the Community Choir and will be going on the 1981 Chamber Choir European Tour I am also the Drum Ma]or and Pep Band Director of the ATU Band I am chapter president of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and Guiding Spirit and Parliamentarian of Kappa Kappa Psi. I am also a member of the Student Government Association, where 1 served as Parliamentarian, Con- stitutional Committee Chairman, Elec- tion Commission Chairman and Off Campus Representative I belong to the Computer and Management Science Club. Jill Barber My name is Jill Barber and I am a 21 year old senior majoring in Elementary Educa- tion. My home town is North Little Rock, Arkansas and I came to Tech because of its size, location and friendly atmosphere. I think that what makes me an indi- vidual is my ability to work as a member of a group and share its beliefs and values, and at the same time, be an individual with my own personal set of beliefs and values. My activities include Delta Zeta in which I have held the offices of Guard, Scholarship Chairman and Correspond- ing Secretary. I am a Lambda Chi Alpha Crescent Girl and was Lambda Chi Sweetheart in 1979-80. Beth Floyd I chose ATU because I wanted to go to a smaller school where I would be a name and not just a number. The greatest edu- cational experiences that I have received, however, have come from traveling. Traveling gives you the freedom to ex- perienc e things that school can only tell you about. After I graduate from Tech, I intend to go to graduate school as well as teach; mv career goal is to teach in a university. I enjoy studying politics, and I hope to at- tend the 1984 Democratic National Con- vention. 120 Honors John Guetzlaff Hi, I ' m [ohn Guetzlaff. 1 was born and raised in Ohio, California, and Missouri, before I ever tasted the Arkansas experi- ence. I find Arkansas exhilarating when I get the chance to enjoy its great outdoors. M activities include: member of Blue Key, Member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, serv- ing as academic chairman, on pledge board, and secretary; SGA, serving as Vice President, senator, SAB executive, and on the Campus Improvement Board; and inUBC, serving as present Chairman. Some of the things 1 find enjoyable in my college experience are: the things that I can find to do at Tech; the challenge of creating my own entertainment and fun, whether it be with the members of the fraternity or just out alone on my bike; and probably best of all, the people I can associate with. Tech, I could say in general, has pro- vided me with a broad range of horizons that 1 can draw on the rest of my life. iimiiKi Ken Fritsche 1 am a junior from Booneville, Arkan- sas, majoring in geology. My reasons for coming to Tech are because it has a good geology department, and the school is rel- atively small enough to get to know everyone. I enjoy water skiing, motorcycl- ing, camping, hiking, hunting and most any other outdoor activities. I belong to the following organizations: Lambda Chi Alpha, Geology Club, Newman Club, Blue Key Honor Fraternity, and I am a Delta Zeta Big Brother. I am an individual because I have my own life and responsibilities that I try to handle in a just and moral way. I try to keep a positive attitude on everything I do. I think Tech is a very good school because of the individuality that one can have on this campus. Tech has many fine people who are teachers as well as stu- dents and this makes me proud to be a part of Tech. Who ' s Who Juanita Langford I ' m from Hector and my major is Ele- mentary Education. One reason that I ' m going to Tech is because it ' s close to home. Another reason is that I have so many good friends here. The students and teachers are very friendly This makes it very pleasant for me. I really enjoy my major and am looking forward to teach- ing. The main reason is because I love children so much. I ' m an ATU cheerleader, which I really enjoy. I ' m also a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. I ' m a Southern Belle for the Kappa Alpha Fraternity. I ' ve really made some very close friends by being involved in these fraternities. It makes college life much more exciting. Who ' s .-. Who ' s Who Pat Huckeby A junior journalism major from Bald Knob, Arkansas. 1 edit the campus paper while working as the Russellville stringer for the Arkansas Democrat. I am also pres- ident of the Society of Collegiate Jour- nalists, first vice-president of the Theatre Guild, and past president of the French Club for last semester. I came to Tech for a math contest my sophomore year in high school and in- stantly fell in love with the campus, stu- dents, faculty and administration. 1 be- lieve Tech has one of the best educational programs in the state and so 1 constantly recruit among my friends at home. Life at Tech keeps me busy with my many activities, friends, and classes but I try to maintain a grade point of at least 3.00 or better. To me, Tech is the most important step before going on to face the world. This is a step that will have changed my life forever, one I can ' t forget, and one I recommend to everyone. Beth Potter My name is Beth Potter. I am a mathe- matics major from Walnut Ridge, Arkan- sas. I do not plan to teach math, however my goal is to go into math-related work in industry or business. My hobbies are reading and sewing and I enjoy working with people, particularly small children. While at Tech, I have been active in many activities. I was selected for Cardi- nal Key Honor Society and served as Vice-President. I have also been active in the Newman Club, serving as President for two years and Math Club, serving as Secretary-Treasurer for two and one half years. I also enjoy music and am a mem- ber of the ATU Marching and Symphonic Bands. As a Resident Assistant in Bryan Hall, I take part in many dorm activities and meet many people. I enjoy being at Tech largely due to the friendly atmosphere of both students and teachers. Martha Waggoner I enrolled at Arkansas Tech after gradu- ating from Stuttgart High School in 1977. My decision to pursue my math degree at Tech was based on the size of the school. When visiting larger schools, I didn ' t like the way students were swallowed up in the system. There is more concern for the individual here at Tech. While at Tech, I ' ve gotten involved with quite a few of those individuals. Student government, dorm government, tutoring sessions, and student activities seem to have taken up more of my time than aca- demics. And, as much as I complained, I loved every minute of it. Four years ago, I thought I would leave Tech with my degree. I was wrong. When I leave here, along with me will go a part of this school and the people that were here, and that is more valuable than any degree. 122 Honors Gaylene LaBlanc My name is Gaylene 1 eBlanc Since tins ismy fifth year at Tech, I must enjoy it . . . and I do! Out of all the campuses I have been to, lech is the friendliest and is well on its way to the most beautiful. Activities arc open to anyone interested and it ' s so easy to become involved. 1 have been the president of several organizations includ- ing Phi Mu Sorority, the Botanical Soci- ety, Tau Beta Sigma, Cardinal Key Na- tional Society, and mv sophomore class 1 have been on the Student Government Association for four years as both a class and dorm representative. Last spring I had the honor of being voted Queen of 1 learts b the student body and also l hit standing Senior Women (Marget Young Award) 1 have been a resident assistant for four years and even a resident director for a few weeks this semester. I have also been involved with the band, choir, Alpha Chi, Student Activities Board, and Who ' s Who for three years. Tech has defi- nitely given me the chance to experience new and different activities to name a few. My major is Medical Technology and in July I will attend Sparks Regional Medical Center to finish mv degree for one year when I ' ll graduate from Tech in 1982. My hometown is Mena, Arkansas. Dennis Griffin My name is Dennis Griffin. I am a senior Music Education major from Spnngdale, Arkansas. Arkansas Tech University was my choice of colleges above Ouachita Baptist University and the University of Arkansas. The main rea- son I chose ATU was the personality of Dr. Rolland Shaw. Dr. Shaw impressed me far above the faculty at the other two schools. I knew I could learn and progress in music studying under such a person. A music major at ATU is a very busy person, but I have been able, with the cooperation of teachers and friends, to enjoy the Brotherhood of the Lambda Chi Alpha, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a pro- fessional men ' s music fraternity. I am the one and only music major in Lambda Chi Alpha but I feel no way as an outcast. I have grown to love and appreciate every member. I plan to continue my music singing for my Lord Jesus Christ in some form of gos- pel music. I now sing lead for a gospel trio stationed in Russellville and love every minute of it. Who ' s Who Becky Moore My name is Rebecca (Becky) Sue Moore I am a graduate of Tans 1 ligh School and a hometown girl of Paris. My college major is medical record administration and 1 hope to attain a master ' s degree in Hospi- tal Administration in the future. I have many varied interests, ranging from hiking to politics. Dancing, horse- back riding, tennis and talking are my favorite pastimes. 1 also enjoy doing things I have never done before and a future goal is to sky due I enjoy being around people; nice, laughing people. This is the one thing I like best about Tech — the people. Every- one 1 have met in the Tech community has enlightened my life in some way and has helped me to become the individual I am. For that, I will always be thankful. 1 chose Tech because all my friends were coming to Tech, but I knew I could not have made a better decision. 1 have received an excellent education, both aca- demically and socially. I have been in- volved in many organizations. ' Who ' s Who 123 Who ' s Who Kenny Bell My name is Kenny Bell. My major is P.E. I am from Danville, Arkansas. I have played football four years for Tech. I enjoy outside activities such as fishing and hunting. The thing I really enjov about Tech is the students are all friendly. Also I thing the campus is beautiful and I really en- joyed going to Tech. Melanie Jacobs I ' m a junior nursing major from Paris, but I live in Russellville now with my husband, Eddie Jacobs. I ' m the secretary for the Student Nurses ' Association, treasurer for Cardinal Key, and a member of Alpha Chi. I ' m attending Tech on a National Merit Scholarship, and have also received Arkansas Lung Association and American Legion Scholarships both for nursing. I ' m a member of Point Remove Primitive Baptist Church. My main hobby is music. I ' ve partici- pated in the Tech choir and band. I ' m also proud to be a part of the young and grow- ing nursing program at Tech, and am ex- cited about contributing to the health field when I graduate. I enjoy Tech because everyone is so friendly and I feel that instructors are al- ways interested in the students. Kim Miller Mv name is Kimberlv Jo Miller, and I am a 20 year old senior from Dover, Ar- kansas. I am majoring in Physics and plan to pursue a career in astrophysics re- search. I am currently a member of the Student Senate, Phi Mu Women ' s Soror- ltv. Alpha Chi and Cardinal Key Honor Societies, and the Math Club. I hold the position of Parliamentarian on the Senate. I chose Tech because of the atmosphere of friendliness, and because of the wide variety of Physics courses offered. Physics and astronomy have always been my fa- vorite hobbies and I ' m never happier than when I ' m curled up with science or sci- ence fiction books. Reading of any kind is my favorite pastime, but I prefer science fiction, gothic or mystery novels to any other types. My other hobbies include sewing, baking, oil painting and writing short stories. 124 Honors Sherry Raney I am a Physical Education major from Bruno-Pyatt. I came to ATU on a scholar- ship to play basketball. I have been All- AVVISA for the past two years, All-Region and All-American the past vear in basket- ball. I also play volleyball, and I made All-AWISA this vear. I am pleased that I made the decision to come to Tech. The students and faculty are friendly and I really enjov living on campus. Mv favorite part of Tech is Tucker Coliseum. In my spare time, I enjoy doing other things like plaving tennis, bowling, shopping. My future plans include be- coming a P.E. teacher and getting mar- ried. I would like to teach junior high and high school students at a fairly large school. Linda Ballard 1 am an office management major from Mountainburg. I decided to attend ATU because of the friendliness and helpful- ness of the counselors, faculty and stu- dents when I visited the campus. While at Tech, I have been president of the Baptist Student Union, president of Phi Beta Lambda Business Fraternity, a member of Cardinal Key Honor Society, and have participated in intramural basketball. After graduation from Tech, I plan on working toward my Master ' s Degree in Business Administration and will seek employment in the Ft. Smith area. I want to thank all my instructors and friends, especially the gang from " our room, " for making these past few years at Tech both enjoyable and memorable. Who ' s Who Ken Boyle I am from Brinkley and a Park Adminis- tration ma|or. The reason I came to Arkan- sas Tech was to pursue a career in R P. My hobbies include outdoor activities and photography. I am currently the chairman of the Stu- dent Activities Board, a member of the SGA executive committee, a member of Blue Key and Controller of Sigma Phi Ep- silon. I am also currently a Phi Mu Big Brother I feel I am myself because of my beliefs and sticking to them A person can only be himself if he is what he wants to be and lives that life. 1 feel Arkansas Tech is a sound academ- ic institution with perhaps too much of a general overall conservative attitude. Most instructors and administrators care about Tech and the students, while the students have a good feeling about each other. This accounts for the warmth and friendliness on campus. Who ' s who 125 Who ' s Who Phyllis Cook My name is Phyllis Cook. 1 have been attending Arkansas Tech University since the fall of 1977, and I will graduate in May of 1981 with a B.S. in biology. My home- town is Mena, Arkansas, where I have lived my entire life. During my years at ATU, I have been active in social and governmental organi- zations including Phi Mu, Tau Beta Sigma, Student Activities Board, Student Government Association, Cardinal Key, and Panhellenic Council. In addition to studies in the scientific field, I am continuting in the study of keyboard instruments. I have enjoyed teaching both piano and organ lessons while I ' ve been at Tech. Chris Cherry My name is Chris Cherry and I am a junior from St. Louis, Missouri, majoring in Therapeutic Recreation. I came to Tech after meeting Dr. Stallings at the Metro St. Louis College Fair and hearing about the Recreation and Parks program here. I am a member of Cardinal Key, the Arkansas Recreation and Park Association, Vice- President of the Recreation and Parks Club and on scholarship with the RP De- partment. My experience in recreation includes volunteer work with ARVAC Head Start Center and Lakehouse, and working as a counselor at Girl Scout Camp. Some of my interests are theatre, music, and outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback rid- ing and canoeing. I really enjoy being at Tech. It ' s a change of pace from the city. The Southern ways are a new experience for a born and bred Yankee like myself. I like it here a lot, but I find the pervading mood of disinterest and apathy rather disappointing. Patty Greathouse My name is Patty Greathouse and I am a junior Rehabilitation Science major and I am also thinking of getting a double major in Psychology. I was born and raised in Russellville, Arkansas. I have been on the Golden Girls Drill Team for three years and 1 am the captain this year. I am a Theta Chi Frater- nity Little Sister and a member of the Fel- lowship of Christian Athletes and sing with the Circuit Riders at the Wesley Foundation. I am a member of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Russellville. I enjoy swimming, embroidering, and my twelve cats, and all animals. I think Tech is a great school and I really enjoy all my teachers. The students here are really great. I decided to enter the field of Rehab Science because I enjoy working with people and helping them in any way I can. I hope to go on for my Doctorate, and probably work with physically disabled people or juvenile delinquents. College is very important in my life. I ' ll always treasure the wonderful memories and the many friends I have made. 126 Honors Ken Kennedy My name is Ken Kennedy and I ' m a senior Parks Administration major from Camden, Arkansas. I have one sister and three brothers all older than myself. The reason that I ' m going to Arkansas Tech is because I like the small school atmosphere because you can get to know other stu- dents easier because you see the same ones everyday instead of new ones every- day like at a larger school. I came to Tech also because the people were so friendly when I came to visit. I ' m involved in Stu- dent Government, Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, Delta Zeta Big Brother, Senior Class President, cheerleader and in the Big Brother program for juvenile delin- quents. I am involved in many activities such as entertainment for the Miss Lake Dar- danelle Pageant for two years, have been in plays at Tech and Intramurals. My hob- bies include hiking, backpacking, canoe- ing, and all other outdoor sports. I like to be involved and working with people and helping them however I can. + 1 Charlotte Christie Charlotte Christie is an English Educa- tion major from Atkins who enjoys sew- ing and collecting handpainted porcelain thimbles. During her four years at Tech, she has worked as a Resident Assistant, served on the Roush Hall Dormitory Council, and performed as parliamentar- ian of Le Circle Francais, the French Club. Because of an interest in theater and drama, Charlotte has assisted many ama- teur and professional productions at Tech by doing costuming, finding props, and building sets. Most of all, Charlotte loves to teach and hopes to teach English and French in a secondary school. Who ' s W) Tom Jones I am an agri business major from Potts- ville. I graduated from Pottsville High School. I am going to Tech for three rea- sons: the agri program, the people who are here at Tech, and many good friends who have attended here in the past. I am presently serving as President of the Tech student body, having served in student government ever since I have been here. I am a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fra- ternity and Blue Key Honor Fraternity. I am a very active outdoor person. 1 farm actively with my father raising wheat, soybeans, and cattle. My hobbies include many sports including basketball, camp- ing, and an immense love of hand gun- ning. I also enjoy collecting comic books. Who ' s who 127 Dr. Kenneth Kersh and John Paul Hammerschmidt, representative of the 3rd District of Arkansas, talk before the commencement exercises. Friends and relatives of the graduates begin filing into Tucker Coliseum to await the 1980 graduation. The faculty of Arkansas Tech listen intently to the remarks Arkansas Tech graduates are congratulated after receiving of the Commencement. their diploma by Dr. Stanley Teeter, chairman of the Board of Trustees. 128 Honors Future filled with challenges Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt, guest speaker at Arkansas Tech University ' s 1980 Commencement exercise told 395 grad- uates, " the secret to success in life is hard work, devotion to duty, courage, tenacity, and deliberation. " The ceremony was different from the usual commencement tradition because the gradu- ates were not told they were inheriting a legacy of hallowed institutions, but that their futures were filled with challenges and prob- lems without precedent. Throughout his speech, he stressed to the students that a good education was an im- portant factor that would someday deter- mine their futures. Congressman Hammer- schmidt said, " as you look to the future, a key element of success in dealing with what- ever alarms and adventures you may en- counter, is an elementary humility and will- ingness to seek the truth. You will have to formulate rational and just programs to solve the problems thrown up by turbulent events beyond today ' s horizon. " He concluded by saying, " you of a young- er generation will guide the country in a number of ways and few things will be ele- mental and yet so vital to our future as what you can contribute toward the national at- titude above government. " During the presentation of diplomas, those students who achieved highest honors (a 3.75 to 4.00) were: Nancy Bell of Dar- danelle, Wilda Bezet of Atkins, Lisa Cherry of Walnut Ridge, Matthew Gallagher of Mabelvale, Mark Hudson of Paris, Gaylene LeBlanc of Mena, Laura Lewis of Danville, Herschel Raney of Sherwood, Barbara Rog- ers of Booneville, Kathy Ruble of Harrison, Linda Whittenberg of Ft. Smith, James Lee of Spearfish, S. D., and Michael Casey, Lisa Johnson, Diane McMillian, and Donald Wil- son, all of Russellville. Mary Elizabeth Urton, president of the Alumni Asso- ciation, and Dr. Jim Ed McGee, Vice President of Academic Affairs, talk about inducting 1980 gradu- ates into the Alumni Association. Tech graduates are filing into their respective places at Tucker Coliseum as anxious crowds looks on. Graduation 129 130 Activities homecoming | Phi Mu Cornviol Miss Tech | outstanding students 4 graduation Activities 131 Sullins reigns over homecoming Homecoming is one of the really out- standing highlights of the year. The Wonder Boys hosted the University of Arkansas at Monticello on Buerkle Field. The Homecoming activities started with the Hall of Distinction Banquet on Friday evening. The student center was open on Saturday for registration of alumni and guests. Football tickets were on sale and refreshments were served. Saturday afternoon was highlighted by the Homecoming parade that wound through Russellville from the Main Plaza to City Mall. After the parade there was a reception in Tucker Coliseum for all classes ending in the " O " years. (1930, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80). The Alumni Band also played. Beginning at 7:00 p.m. the pre-game ceremonies got underway with the pre- sentation of the Homecoming Royalty. Rhonda Sullins of Rogers was named Queen of the royalty. Also reigning with her over the 1980 Homecoming were maids; Nikki Shock of Malvern, Tressa Bond of Russellville, Kari Utley of Alex- ander, and Kim Treadway of Ft. Smith. The Wonder Boys faced off against the Boll Weevils with kick-off at7:30 p.m. The Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys defeated the Boll Weevils before a capacity crowd. After the game a Homecoming dance was held for the student body in the Stu- dent Center Ballroom. An alumni party and dance was held at the Ramada Inn and the Russellville Country Club was the site for a special party honoring Coach Tucker, his athletes and their guests. All of the Homecoming activities were in honor of Coach John E. Tucker, " Mr. Ar- kansas Tech. " Jr4B ; i The Delta Zeta float featured the mascots of the Phi Mu and Zeta Tau Alpha along with theirs. bMm k Massie Hall entered a car in the decorated car cate- gory. This Volkswagen was transformed into a Boll Weevil. Star Wars characters were used by Phi Mu to portray the theme " Springboard into the Future. " The Wonder Boys find a hole open in the Boll Weevil defense and take the ball into the end zone for a Tech 132 Activities Many local bands marched along the parade route. There they round a corner and head up to City Mall. ■ The Golden Girls drill team joined in the Homecom- ing activities by marching in the parade. Steve Bridges, Massie Hall ' s Beau rode in old-time luxury in a Model A. Homecoming 133 Parent ' s Day observed at Tech for over half a century nPi K Kappa t Phi «f. Says: 88 GD ■a? TEH i, - After registering for parents day, a student places a pennant on her mother. The Baptist Student Union set up a booth to give information to parents. Pi Kappa Phi showed their support before the game by placing a sign in front of the Student Center. The first activity of Parents Day was to get all the parents registered. 134 Activities Parents were shown Tech ' s honors and awards from the past during the days activities One of the oldest celebrations on the Tech campus is Parent ' s Day. It was origi- nally known as Dad ' s Day, and has been observed since November of 1924. The activities began this year in the morning, with a baseball jamboree. Then the Golden Suns Volleyball team held a match in the Hull Physical Education building. Registration for the day began at 1:00 p.m. in the W.O. Young student center. During registration, tours of the Tech campus were given by students working for the university, but many of the stu- dents preferred to show their parents around on their own. The evening entertainment began with the Tech football team meeting Washburn University. The Golden Girls presented a hot routine to the music of " B.J. and the Bear. " The ATU band of distinction under the direction of Hal Cooper, presented a halftime show playing " Pictures of Spain " which featured Robert Dunn of Russellville and Denise Terry of Little Rock as trumpet soloists. The Tech ma- jorettes and flag girls did a routine with a Buddy Rich arrangement of " Old Man River. " To round out Parent ' s Day, Tech won 41-20. Cheerleaders helped out during parents day by serving punch and cookies. Parent ' s Day 135 UCA Week Excitement filled the Tech campus the week before the AID showdown between the University of Central Arkansas Bears and the Wonder Boys. Both football teams were undefeated in conference action and tied for first place in the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference, which only added more intensity to the rivalry between Tech and UCA. School spirit seem to overflow from the campus out into the community, with everyone catching Wonder Boy fever. The main event of UCA week was the pep rally and bonfire, sponsored by the cheerleaders. Everyone took part in the event, urging the Wonder Boys on to victory. Speeches were made by members of the football team and faculty, and music was provided by the pep band. A black casket was carried to the pep rally, representing a dead UCA Bear that had the misfortune of running into a Wonder Boy. Tom Jones, president of the Student Senate, lent his services to the occasion by allowing himself to be hit in the face with a pie when the crowd yelled loud enough. Although the Bears won the game 35-7, the Tech student body never lost the spirit and enthusiasm they had for their team. ATU cheerleaders? This is part of UCA week as Tech Members of Delta Zetas gather at the bonfire during UCA cheerleaders put on masks to also celebrate Halloween. week to express their enthusiasm. Tech students stand and watch as the bon fire keeps getting bigger and bigger. 136 Activities Nikki Shock takes time out to pose for the camera as she and the other cheerleaders lead the crowd in chants. Alvin Watkins is riding high to get a better view of the bon fire during the nights activities. The unknown soldier rose from beyond to help Tech celebrate during UCA wek. The Gong Show Band? No, it ' s Tech ' s Band of Distinc- tion as they provide the music at the pep rally. UCA week 137 Carnival brings out the goolies Trudi Bilhngsley and Smokey the Bear are seen here at the Phi Mu carnival discussing the latest trend in how to start a forest fire without getting caught A heavenly angel seems to be asking for just two more chances for this poor little rabbit. It seems as if she has had a few hare-raising experiences. The werewolf of Transylvania has found his way to Tech. He made his annual appearance ma most howl- ing fashion. The Phi Mu Carnival has been a Halloween tradition at Tech for many years. Usually held in the Student Center Ball- room on or near Halloween night. The carni- val is made up of booths sponsored by the many student organizations on campus. October 29, the Student Center Ballroom came to life with ghosts and goblins and other costumed characters as the carnvial be- gan. The members of the Phi Mu Fraternity dressed to set the atmosphere and many groups used costumes in their displays. The crowd even became involved with, among others, one young man dressed as a vampire. Admission was 50c and booths were rented for $7 to each group. There were 20 booths this year. The money was used for Project Hope, the group ' s national charity, and various campus activities. Each group used the money from its booth for its own purpose. Among this year ' s booths were a wet sponge throw with Tom Jones, student body president; Ken Boyle, SAB chairman; and Sam Smith, housing director as targets. The French Club featured paintings on their cus- tomers skin and fresh crepes filled with grape jelly. The crepes were made by Isabelle Paul, the French student tutoring at Tech. Massie Hall offered a hit-man service. They dressed as Mofia members and titled their booth, Massie Mofia. They rented water pistols for ten minutes at a time. It was a great way to get back at that guy who dumped you for your roommate. Zeta Tau Alpha held a mud wrestling con- test outside the building that drew a large crowd . . . mostly male. 138 Activities Sigma Alpha Iota is one of the many groups to have a booth at the Phi Mu carnival. All campus orgai tions are invited to participate A large group of students wait the long line out to partici- Eric Settle is shown here dressed as a vampire stalking for pate in this booths activity. its prey in an unforgiving manner. Phi Mu carnival 139 r Gaylene LeBlanc sits in the Queen ' s chair holding her flowers as the maids who reigned with her look on. Maids were Judy Rogers, Diane Pelt, Debbie Lundgren, Mary French, Deanna Bright, Suzy McAnulty, and Tracy Statler. LeBlanc reigns: Queen of Hearts Some Tech students enjoy themselves at the Valentine Ball while dancing. Queen of Hearts Gaylene LeBlanc is escorted by President Tom Jones at the 1980 spring Valentine dance. Mark Brad- ley and Kathy Simpson sit at one of the tables while conversing during the annual dance. " Always and Forever " was the theme for the 1980 " Queen of Hearts " dance which was held on February 8 in the W. O. Young Stu- dent Center ballroom. The atmosphere created a romantic mood as cupids and hearts wallpapered the room and Shannon Briggs of Disco Sounds fur- nished the music in the background. At 9 p.m. the ceremony began and presen- tations of each of the eight candidates were announced. The contestants were chosen by the class officers and then voted on by the Student Body. Gaylene LeBlanc was then se- lected as the new 1980 " Queen of Hearts. " " I was ecstatic, " said LeBlanc. " My first thought was I had to walk slow. Tom (Jones) had a limp in his leg. " LeBlanc is a senior graduate student now working on her second major in medical technology. She graduated last May with her degree in Biology. She is a resident assis- tant at Dulaney dormitory and temporarily served as a resident director in Roush. Upon winning, LeBlanc said, " I was ecstatic. My first thought was that I had to walk slow. Tom (Jones) had a limp in his leg. " Queen of Hearts 141 LeBlanc reigns: Queen of Hearts Cupids and hearts created a romantic mood in the room. LeBlanc spent nine semesters on the De- an ' s List, three years in Who ' s Who, and was selected Outstanding Senior Woman. The other candidates who reigned as maids were Mary French, freshman math major from Prairie Grove; Deanna Bright, a freshman art major from Clarksville; Tracy Statler, a sophomore accounting major from Atkins; Debbie Lundgren, a sophomore pre-pharmacy major from Russellville; Suzy McAnulty, a sopho- more business administration major from Russellville; Diane Pelt, a junior elemen- tary education major from Plainview; and Judy Rogers, a senior accounting major from Prairie View. Bill Fan-ar crowns Gaylene LeBlanc, the Queen of Hearts, as Tom Jones, her escort looks on. The sound equipment for the Queen of Hearts dance is being set up in preparation for the night ' s activities. 142 Activities Robert Dunn and friends take a break from the dance activities to indulge in some refreshments Carol Tuell is shown here doing the latest dance step as her partner looks on in amazement. Tom Bagby, a Russellville photographer, takes pic- tures at the dance for anyone wanting to pose. Mark Bradley heads this trio of ticket takers at the annual Queen of Hearts dance Queen of Hearts 143 Tech hosts Military Ball The Military Ball is an annual spring event hosted by the military science de- partment, serves several purposes: 1st, and foremost, the ball is a formal gather- ing aimed at giving recognition to the MS-4 ' s, those ROTC students who will be completing their fourth year of military science training. It is a social activity only for those advanced ROTC cadets; and last of all, but not necessarily of less impor- tance, the Military Ball is a teaching vehi- cle in that it will give those c adets an idea of how to conduct themselves in similar activities that will follow in their military careers. A queen is chosen for the ball by secret ballot. She must be enrolled in the ROTC program at Tech and is chosen by all stu- dents in the ROTC program. The Tech ROTC and College of the Ozark ' s ROTC programs are combined; therefore, a queen is chosen from each school. This year ' s queens are: Kris Cover, a freshman from Tech, and Kathy Larsen a junior from C of O. Guest of honor, ATU President Ken- neth Kersh crowned the Tech queen, and Tech ' s Capt. William Harkins crowned the C of O Queen. Professor of Military Science, LTC Robert C. Lowry gave recognition to the 21 fourth-year students. After the formalities, Cadets may dance as long as they wish, but must not leave until the guest of honor leaves. Again, this is done in military fashion to acquaint the cadets with future military customs. Sue Nonis serves Swight Moore during the Spring ' 80 Military Ball. Kathy Larsen is being crowned the C of O Queen by Captain William S. Harkins as Mark Hanley escorts her. Col. Robert C. and Mrs. Lowry greet and talk to partici- pants during the Military Ball. Capt. Merle Klett holds roses which will be presented to Becky Phillips, a royalty attendant, is escorted by Brenson Chris Cover, the ATU Queen at the Military Ball, as Bishop. Eugene Malik looks on as Dr. Kenneth Kersh crowns the queen. Dr. Kersh congratulates students as they walk down the line. 144 Activities ■ft Spring Rush . . . a time for rushees to choose, a sorority ' s chance to shine The Zetas demonstrate a close sisterhood by singing a song together A Phi Mu big brother participates in the activities Phi Mu chose a more serious theme for their spring rush and brought everyone closer together by singing a song. 146 Activities While singing a song about a light in their hearts, Phi Mu members add a special touch by lighting candles Spring rush is sponsored by all three of the girls sororities which include Phi Mu, Delta Zeta, and Zeta Tau Alpha. Spring rush is held each spring and is a major function for all the sororities. Interested girls sign up for rush. All three sororities plan parties for the rushees which are held in three separate rooms Each sorority party has a specific theme. The rushees are then divided into groups and are required to attend all three parties so that they can get acquainted with girls from all of the sororities before they receive their bids and choose which group they wish to join. All of the sororities put many hours of work into planning the spring rush ac- tivities. Planning usually begins early in the fall semester. All girls are encouraged to go through rush and if they choose, to |oin a sorority. These groups help make college life easier and also usually provide many lifetime friends. Could this be Bill Haley and his Comets? Being dressed up in costume doesn ' t seem to bother these girls while they carry on a conversation Spring Rush 147 Sadie Hawkins Week . . . a time of tobacco spitting, pole climbing, and cow chip pitching. The ob|ect of the chewing tobacco spitting contest was to see who could spit the fartherest, as is demostrated by this contestant. This student tries for a win by spitting as far as he can Larry Pukes gets ready to put a pinch between his cheek and gum 148 Acti During the pole climbing contest spectators gathered to This contestant applies all his concentration on spitting as T° master the art of spitting, you have to put your watch the event far as he can whole body into it as shown by this spitter Some students found that the spitting contest was amusing, while others found it disgusting In the pole climbing contest the obiect was to get to the top of the pole and down again as fast as you can as is demon- strated by this student The Phi Lambda Chi fraternity sponsors a Sadie Hawkins week every spring. During this week the Tech campus may be mistaken for Dogpatch. One of the events sponsored by the Phi Lamb ' s during Sadie Hawkins week is the Daisy Mae look-alike contest, which is held at the Sadie Hawkins dance. Among the other activities during the week were a grow-it-show-it beard con- test, a cow patty throwing contest, and a pole climbing contest. All activities were open to all the stu- dents. This is one of the spring activities that most people look forward to and enjoy participating in. The Phi Lambs purpose for Sadie Haw- kins week is to bring fraternity brother- hood closer together and to give students a change in everyday school life. Sadie Hawkins 149 Fifties Week . . . poodle skirts and saddle oxfords take us back to days of rock roll Kan Utley shows the beginning of a promising bub- Deanna Bright and Cindy Williams show great coordination in the three-legged race The difficulty was increased by ble while Tressa Bond shows the end result of a rather the fits of laughter that accompanied the girls to the finish line, large bubble Cindy WUliams wears her bubble gum from ear to ear as Tressa Bond looks on hoping, to get a few pointers 150 Activities After competing in the three-legged race. Deanna Bright and Cindy Williams stop to catch their breath and hold each other up before they collapse 50 ' s week is sponsored by Zeta Tau Alpha. All fraternities, sororities, and non-Greeks were invited to participate in 50 ' s week. The purpose of Zeta sorority is " To intensify friendship, foster a spirit of love, create such sentiments, perform such deeds, and mold such opinions as will conduce to the building up of a purer and noble womanhood in the world. " All through the week girls can be seen wearing circle skirts with poodles on them, bobby socks, saddle-oxford shoes, and long pony tails. The guys go for a tougher look with slicked down hair, dark shades, t-shirts with a pack of cigarettes rolled up in the sleeve, and straight legged blue jeans. Among the activities throughout the week were a telephone booth stuffing contest, a bubble blowing contest, and a hula hoop contest. Rita Carr tries her luck at a winning bubble This could be rather difficult to get out of her hair if it pops Fifties Week l ! Greek Week . . . fraternities and sororities prove who ' s best in friendly competition laumta Langford and a friend wave to friends while nding in the back of a car Phi Mu members discuss strategies while preparing for the three legged race- Eating pie can get pretty messy, especially when you ' re trying for speed and can ' t use your hands. Kappa Alpha members dress like confederate soldiers for their participation during Greek Week. 152 Acttvitics W i Missy Head tries to steer her partner tn the cart during the shopping cart race while blindfolded In the three-legged race contestants find it hard to keep their balance Delta Zeta members take the lead in the three-legged race These Greek Gods try tor a win in the chariot race. Greek Week is sponsored annually in the spring by the Panhellenic Council and the Interfraternity Council. The purpose of Greek Week is to publicize the Greek system to get more students involved in it. During the week there are a variety of contests between teams made up of soror- ity and fraternity members. Some of the contests include, a chariot race, a track meet, a three-legged race, and a shopping cart race. In the fall an open rush for all sororities and fraternities is held for students inter- ested in becoming involved with the Greek system. In the bicycle race contestants gave all the peddle power they bad Greek Week ' 153 Laura Stanuhs is being congratulated by the runner ups in the pageant. Janet Holman, Miss Arkansas 1979, crowned Laura and gave her awards for winning the talent competition and Miss Arkansas Tech. 154 Activities K w Ml 1 B I N ■ ■r | 1 Hi i Laura, Miss Tech, was also fourth runner up in the Miss Arkansas pageant and winner of the swimsuit competition Laura crowned Miss Tech, 1980 By Florence Alston Laura Stanulis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Stanulis of Fort Smith, was crowned " Miss Arkansas Tech " for the year 1980. The title of Miss Tech was not the only recognition captured by Laura during the evening competition. Laura, a lovely brown haired beauty, also won the talent competition with her piano selec- tion of " Rhapsody in Blue, " accompanied by a clarinet introduction. Although Laura did not enter a beauty pageant in high school, she once directed the Southern Bell Pageant at Fort Smith Southside. She decided to enter the Miss Tech Pageant when Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity asked her to represent them. " I almost decided to back out at the last min- ute, " Laura said, " but 1 just couldn ' t let the Lambda Chi ' s down after I told them 1 would be in the pageant. " Other winners in the Miss Arkansas Tech Pageant include: Linda Phillips, first runner up; Rhonda Sullins, second run- ner up; Linda Taylor, third runner up; and Rhonda Moore, fourth runner up. Sullins was also awarded the title of " Miss Congeniality " by her fellow contestants. The rest of the contestants in the Miss Arkansas Tech Pageant include: Donna Filosa of Milford, Massachusetts; Delia Smith of Little Rock; Tracy Norman of Russellville; Michelle Salardeau of Ola; and Paula Hart of Morrilton. (cont. on page 157) Rhonda Sullins receives her awards as second runner up and Miss Congeniality - Miss Tech 155 Laura Stanuhs walks away with the Miss Arkansas Tech University title before an audience of about 700 people at the Witerspoon Auditorium. Pat Parker, Miss Arkansas Tech 1979, Ruth Couser, Miss Arkansas Tech 1978, and Shelly Ervin, first runner up in the 1978 pageant, joined their voices to do the opening number in the progTam. The participants in the Miss Tech pageant applaud as Laura ' s name is called as Miss Tech 1980 by the emcee, Tom Parker. 156 Activitie5 Miss Tech, 1980 (cont. from page 155) The Miss Arkansas Tech Pageant was sponsored by the Student Senate. Tom Jones was director of this year ' s pageant Pat Parker, Miss Arkansas Tech 1979, ended her reign the night of the competition. She was joined on stage by Ruth Couser, Miss Tech 1978, and Shelly Erwin, second runner up for last year ' s pageant. They per- formed the opening number " Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, " which established and set the mood for the pageant. The theme for the pageant was " A 1940 ' s U.S.O. Show. " Military uniforms donated by the ROTC De- partment were used to also carry out the theme. Other guests at the pageant included: Tom Parks, who by popular demand, returned as the emcee for the evening competition; Miss Arkansas 1979, Janet Holman, who crowned Laura Stanulis Miss Tech 1980. Since the Miss Tech contest is a prelimi- nary to the Miss Arkansas Pageant, Laura had no time to rest after she was crowned Miss Arkansas Tech. Laura was accompanied to the Miss Ar- kansas Pageant by Dean Mary Williamson. The pageant was held in Hot Springs in July Laura said that her only goal was to do the best she could to represent her fellow stu- dents at Tech. Laura was named fourth run- ner up in the overall competition and re- ceived a silver tray for winning the swimsuit competition in her division. Laura, when in- terviewed, told of how being in the two pag- eants changed her stereotyped view of win- ners in pageants. She was able to meet and become friends with most of the girls in the pageants. It was an experience long to be remembered by Laura. Laura intends to remain active in beauty pageants, not as a contestant but behind the scenes organizing them and even as a judge She plans to attend a workshop this spring which will make her eligible to judge Mis ' Arkansas preliminaries. Laura is also the as sistant chairperson for the 1981 Miss Arkan sas Tech Pageant and is already working on that contest, which is held in the spring Tom Parks returned to emcee the pageant Tom Jones was director of the pageant Linda Phillips, first runner up, Rhonda Sullins. second runner up, Linda Taylor, Third runner up, Rhonda Moore, fourth runner up, and Laura Stanulis, Miss Tech. Miss Tech 157 People seniors juniors I sophomores I freshmen I | UCfl week | Porent ' s Day 158 People People 159 Seniors Abdolreza, Ahrable l.ihn , Iran Alpe, Joe Little Rock Anderson, Paul Stephen Atkins Arnold, Mone Rogers Assadi. Mohammad Gorgan, Iran Avnes, Tim Mena Baber, QuinBenton Baker, Wary Ann Russellville Ballard, Linda Mountainburg Ballanger, Myra Russellville Barber, fill No Little Rock Barllett, Richard ' Fort Smith Barton, Cindy Russellville Baskin, SheilaOa Bazar, BeckyTexarkana Beck, KathyMena Becker, Belinda Russellville Belk, AnnaTerryviIle Bell, Kenny Danville Bell, Melissa Forrest City Birmingham, )on Russellville Bland, Gary Belleville Bland, Bruce Belleville Bland, Lea Ann Russellville Blan kenship, Nancy Plainview Blary, Meri Paris Bliss, Mark ' Fouche Valley Bogart, Kathy Magazine Borengasser, Debbie No. Little Rock Bourland, Carol Mena Boyle, Ken Bnnkley Bradley, Johnna Ozark Bra ell, Jean Russellville Bridges, Ellen Russellville Bridgman, Alice CIarksville Brown, Keith Mom I ton Burrus, Carla Bradford Butler, Rebecca Mabelvale Butler, Stephen Fort Smith -idle, Linda Russellville Calvert, Elwood ' Lumberport, West Virginia Campbell, Mark No Little Rock 160 People Where do Wonder Boys come from? " What in the world is a Wonder Boy? " I Ins is .1 question frequently asked by not only the students at Tech but ol the resi- dents of Kussellville and many others in different communities. A Wonder Boy is not just a name but a tradition. A tradition which has meant a great deal to main tolks who were around 61 years ago es 61 years is a long time and it may be time for a change but only for the ones who were not associated with the game ot the season when the Aggies became the Wonder Boys. " Russellville — (November 21, 1919) - The Russellville Aggies out classed, out generated, out fought, and out played the Jonesboro Aggies, claimants for the State Championship, and won the game 14-0 This was how the lead paragraph in a game story sounded by W. A Wilson, staff writer for the Arkansas Gazette This was also the point in time when the Aggies became the Wonder Boys from the memorable game played at Buerkle Field. However, it was not the game itself which gave the Tech boys athletic teams the new name, but has been attributed to Henry Loeseh, sports editor of the Arkan- sas Gazette at that time. When writing the story, Loeseh made the comment that Tech has " wonder bovs " in order to defeat the lonesboro Aggies which were seeded first for the state title. The Wonder Boys name stuck and the Aggie name died. Cannon, Debbie Rogers Carroll, Cynthia Little Rock Casey, PatnckyRussellville Cheatham, Barbara.Mt Judea Chesser, Max Paragould Chism, Linda Danville Christie, Charlotte Atkins Chronister, Rita Barling Clark, Lisa Russellville Clark, Michael Dallas Clayton, Deanne Russellville Coffman, Kathleen, Atkins Cook, Phyllis Mena Corbin, JohnnyCharleston Couser, Ruth Russellville Cowell, Donald Deer Cox, Melissa Mornlton Cox, Randall County Line Craig, Linda Judsonia Cramsey, Marc Russellville Cravens, Keith Ft. Smith Crawford, Judy Hatfield Crow, Bethany Dardanelle Culver, Ann West Helena Curry, Pam Russellville Curtis, Barbara Mena Dale, BiUy Centerville Davis, Julie Murfreesboro Davis, Kelly ' RusseUville Davis, VanessaJRussellville Seniors 161 Anderson finds, " It ' s hard to go back " Mrs |o Anderson put on a cap and gown and proudly received her diploma from Arkansas Tech University. That was 2 years after her graduation from Rus- sellville High School. With the exception of 27 hours earned at Tech in 1953 and 1954 and one semester of practice teaching, all of Mrs. Anderson ' s credits were earned through night classes, summer school and correspond- ence courses. In the fall of 1974 Mrs. Anderson en- rolled in her first night class at Tech — Western Civilization under Mr. Krueger. " I remember how scared I was during the first test I took. It had been 20 years since I had been in a classroom situation. My hands shook, " Mrs. Anderson said. " But, I made a B on that test and that gave me confidence to continue on with more classes. " " Returning to school was hard, but it had always been one of my goals and I believe everyone should have goals and try their best to achieve them, " Mrs. An- derson said. Mrs. Anderson said the hardest part about returning to school was learning how to study and how to manage her time. " I stayed very busy. Our marriage had to be strong a one to survive such a schedule, " Mrs. Anderson said. " Paul learned to vacuum and cook TV dinners. We ate a lot of TV dinners while I was in school. " In 1976 the Anderson ' s oldest son, Steve, enrolled at Tech. Although they never had any classes together, mother and son did meet each other on campus from time to time. " One day I think I embarrassed Steve, " Mrs. Anderson said. " It was snowing and cold so I brought Steve ' s toboggan to school with me. I saw him walking across campus with some friends and went run- ning after him telling him to put his to- boggan on. " " Yes. I shed a lot tears and said a lot of prayers to get me through those five years of school. But, no Tech graduate could ever be any happier to wear a cap and gown than I was. " Dewitt, Alan Russellville Dial, Elaine Fayetteville Docekal, Tina ' Pottsville Dodson, Vickie Blytheville Doucette, Lisa Ola Dunlap, Charles Russellville Dunn, Mike Copiague, N Y Edwards, Nolan Sherwood Edwards, Roger Russellville Elliott, Harry Little Rock Elliott, Kenneth Russellville Ellison, Tim Pine Bluff Endel, Charles El Dorado Endel, Karen Little Rock Evans, Keith Ozark Ewing, David ' Russellville Faldon, Terry Fort Smith Faubus, Debbie Van Buren Felton, limyRussellville Ferguson, David Fort Smith Fisher, Danny Van Buren Fitting, Eric Fort Smith Fletcher, Douglas Pea Ridge Floyd, Bethe Fort Smith Fooks, Larry lmboden Fortson, William No Little Rock Foshee, Carolin Atkins Frazier, Mark Pans Frederick, BiUy Pans Freeman, Beckie Russellville 162 People Seniors Gardner, Kelly I )ardanelle Garner, Betty Ola Garrigus, Claudia Hector Garrigus, Manlvn Russellvi Glenn, Cynthia Ft Smith Gooch, Carolyn Ft Smith Grady, Joe London Grady, Michael London Graves, Kim Delaware Gregory, Beverly London Griffin, Dennis Spnngdale Guetzlaff, [ohnjRussellville Gurley, Charlinda Huntsville Hallum, Charles Appleton Hansford, G en i a Mo nil ton Harder, Manorie Mount Ida Harder, Kay Mount Ida Harris, Cliff Russellville Hartman, Deb St Vincent Harvison, PatrvTrumann Hawkins, Tom Jasper Hays, Pamela Atkins Healon, Becky Clarksville Hefley, Bill Russellville Henderson, Robert Atkins Hensley, Richard Atlantic, Iowa Hermes, kathrvn Russellville Higgins, Cheryl Atkins Hill, Brenda Russellville Hillard, Gail Ozark Hockaday, CarolynRussellville Holmes, Lisa Ft. Smith Hoskins, David ' HuntsviIIe Howard, Kathy Ft Smith Howell, Jean Russellville Huett, Susan Russellville Hughes, Randy Russellville Humphrey, Kay ' RussellviIle Hutcheson, Galen Harrison Hutchings, DonRussellville Imes, lames Winston Salem, North Carolina Isaac, Janet Batesville Seniors 163 Seniors Isenhower, Mark Ozark Jernigan, lennifer Ft. Smith Johnston, Patricia Norman Johnston, Wanda Norman Jones, Arlene Pruitt Jones, Larry Yukon, OK Jones, Rodney ' Waldron Jones, Tammv Clarksville Jones, Tom Pottsville Keeling, Roxane Chnton Keenan, Kathy Dardanelle Keller, KathleeaLargo, FL Kennedy, lanet Ft Smith Kennedy, Ken Camden Keoppel, Patnoa Ozark Keplinger, Linda Mountain Home Kidd, Danny Russellville Kimbrell, Chervl Little Rock King, Donnada Kitchens, Buzz Russellville LaBorn, Karl Ft Smith Lackey, Beverly Jasper Laird, Stephanie Waldron Lake, leftrev DeQueen Lampkin, Lisa Danville Lancaster, Beth Conway Landnim, Megan Booneville Langguth, Ulnch Lamar Latham, Terry Russellville Lawhorn, Deborah Russellville LeBlanc, Gaylene Mena Leeser, Sue Jasper Lewis, Susan ' Russellville Limbird, Connie Knoxville Long, Kim Russellville Lybrand, Robert Pine Bluff McAlister, Cyndie Dover McClure, Sherry Russellville McCollum, Lvnne Russellville McCoIlum, Robert Russellville McConnell, Judith Booneville McCourt, Gary Havana 1M People Isabelle teaches " French culture " Isabelle Paul, an exchange student from Pans. France, assisted Mrs Louise Mobley m teaching French during the tall semester. It is her second trip to the United States and she came Here altera stay in New ork She requested the move to the South and she has decided that she likes it much better than the north. I lere the Imancial aspect is so important and the campuses are much bigger and nicer than in France, " Miss Paul said. " I am pleased to see all of these things and to take part in the American students life. " The most striking difference between French and American colleges, according to Isabelle, is the class itself. The classes in France last one hour and the students all sit at one big table. The students never con- verse with the teacher outside of the class. In the French college, each department has its own college; for example there is a Liberal Arts college, Economics college. Medical college, etc. Isabelle said the campus is much dif- ferent too. The campus area is much larger here. Also there are no police on the French campuses. She also said that students at Tech are very lucky to have a place to eat on campus. A cafe on campus there only serves coffee or tea. Isabelle said she likes Arkansas Tech " very much. " " I am impressed that one student can be involved in so many ac- tivities, " she said. " I am really having a good time. " 1. McGee, Elaine Mabelvale McGowan, John Russellville McMillan, Karen Russellville McNabb, Mary Scotland Mabry, Sharon Benton Mahfouz, MichaeL ' Dermott Manuel, Randy ' Batesville Mason, Keith Ft. Smith Meyer, Cheryl Pine Bluff Miles, Martin Hot Springs Miller, Kimberly Dover Misenhimer, Kim Atkins Mitchell, Renna Danville Moffit, Michael Hot Springs Moore, Jana Pans Moore, Rebecca Pans Moore, Tim Perryville Moore, Wilson Russellville Morris, Joe Hamson Moitow, Randy Yellville Newlon, Joe Ft Smith Newton, Paul No. Little Rock Nichols, Tammy Russellville Noll, Mary ' St. Vincent Nordin, Sherry Russellville Normand, Dianna New Hope Normand, Pam.RussfllvilIe Oates, Manum Pottsville Pack, David Russellville Paladino, Sharon ' Center Ridge Seniors 165 Students study marine life on Gulf Each year during the spring break 15 Tech students may take the marine biol- ogy trip to the Gulf Coast Research Lab in Ocean Springs, Miss. " The marine biology trip serves as an introduction into marine biology and the costal environment, " states Dr. Raymond Couser, professor of biology. " Senior biology majors are given first preference in signing up for the trip. " The Gulf Coast Research Lab is af- filiated with the University of Mississippi and is located on a 40 acre tract on the edge of the Mississippi sound. " The trip gives the student an opportu- nity to see what marine biology is like, " said Debbie Quails, a student who made the trip. " If you like that type of study, you can continue vour education in that field. " On the trip students collect specimens in the Gulf and also earn one hour of credit in Marine Biology. Debbie has a few specimens she col- lected preserved in formaldehyde as well as having collected quite a few plant specimens. During the trip, the students go on a trolling expedition and to nearby islands. " We caught crabs, shrimp, shark, star- fish, and lots of different kinds of fish on the trolling expedition, " Debbie said " It is a lot of work but it is also fun. " Besides doing their work, the students tour the Gulf Coast Lab facilities, tour the Bellingrath Gradens on the trip down or back, and eat in Chinese and seafood res- taurants. Dr. Couser said that students who be- come more interested in marine biology may continue their study in summer school at the Gulf Coast Research Lab. Students may earn up to 18 hours of marine biology credit there with the hours counting toward a bachelor of sci- ence degree in biology at Tech. The trip this year was from April 4 to 8, with the cost being only $100, because the students stay in dormitories and do their own cooking. Dr. Couser, Dr. Gary Tucker, and E. E. Hudson accompanied the students on the trip. Patterson, Robert Hartman Patton, Doug ' Russellville Peden, ]im Clarksville Pelt, Susan Plainview Penner, Gayle Dardanelle Phillipino, Augustus Pans Phillips, Dusqua ' Russellville Phillips, Linda Plainview Pigg, ManeVan Buren Plummer, Elodee ' Waldron Plummer, Glenda ' Waldron Poe, Linda.Bradtord Pollock, Paula No Little Rock Pool, JorVRussellville Pote, Daniel Ft Smith Pole, Sharon Russellville Powell, ShemVan Buren Price, Cassandra Lexa Provost, Tim. ' Siloam Springs Quails, Deborah Dardanelle Race, David Dover RagsdaJe, Donna Russellville Ramsey, Michael Deer Ree, Cathey ' Ft. Smith Reed, DianaRussellville Relic, King Mount Ida Renter, lason Waldron Reynolds, Wilson Baton Rouge, LA Richison, George Danville Robinson, Ginger Alread 166 People Seniors Robinson, Randy Chewelah, WA Rochelle, Robin riainview Rommel, Constance ClarksviUe Rushing, Jemmilou Pans Sanderson, lames Piney Seal, Dale Hot Spnngs Seal, DavidJOzark Seals, Linda Clarksville Sellers, Rick Van Buren Shackelford, Mark RussellviUe Shaffer, Rochelle Ft Smith Shaw, Darrell Russellville Shelton, TinaJJasper Shelton, William R , ]r Memphis, TN Sherman, Tim St Petersburg, FL Shock, Nikki Malvem Shockley, Herbert Little Rock Shook, Susie Decatur Short, joha ' Seminole, FL Short, Richie Havana Siebenmorgen, Mark Scranton Sikes, Mickey Russellville Sims, Karen Hamson Sims, Lavella Pottsville Smith, Carla Russellville Smith, Douglas Hot Springs Smith, Kim Russellville Smith, Steve Pine Bluff Smothers, Scott Pryor, OK Soell, Philhp Jonesboro Sohl, Jeff Bryant Spencer, Steve Scranton Stahl, Floyd Little Rock Standridge, Stephanie Mount Ida Sutler, Tracey Atkins Stehle, Theresa Pans Stinnett, Thomas C Dardanelle Strack, Rick Conway Swain, Nancy Van Buren Taylor, Brent Marshall Taylor, Karen Russellville Taylor, Ricky Russellville Seruorsilf 7 Watching the submarine races The date is over, dinner was good, the movie is out, the sidewalks in town have all been rolled up. Not much left to do but . - . Being a iollege student means creating your own schedule, budgeting your own time, and seeking your own entertain- ment. College offers students many ac- tivities outside of the regular curricular repertoire. Various organizations sponsor parties, the student government arranges dances and there is always dating. In a small town such as Russellville, and par- ticularly on school nights, the options of- fered a couple seem rather limited, or rather they are limited by the imaginations of the individuals involved. But again, being college students means having a knack for resourcefulness, and so between the two of them something can usually come up. In the time honored tradition of students; well, a tradition as old as man- kind itself, the couple might decide to park in a contemporary sense. A college located in a small town, in this case, has its advan- tages. In and around Russellville are many places each with its own advantage or dis- advantage that a couple wishing to go parking may make use of. Outside of the better than half dozen public parks, most of which close about 10 p.m., and the numerous rural roads and cut-offs, certain spots deserve special mention. The first and foremost in many expert ' s opinion is " Twinkleland, " (the nickname was de- rived before words relating to fairy or gay took on different meanings). Located about a mile and a half down the road from the Dardanelle Bay State Park on the hill just west of Dardanelle Country Club, " Twinkleland " started as a developers dream. The story has it that a local contrac- tor bought the land about a decade ago to build a subdivision on . He got as far as clearing the land and paving the roads when he was stopped by a tragic accident (hence the cross on top of the hill) and a more tragic zoning violation. What was left was a maze of roads and a perfect parkers paradise. This fourstar parking area has one draw back, it is occasionally closed. Another area that offers seclusion and privacy is the strip pits (pun unintentional) Teltow, Vicki Clarksville Tencleve, Susan ' Scranton Thompson, Lewis Pearsall, TX Tillery, Linda Benton Tillery, Maunce Benton Townsend, Houston Eudora Triplett, LisaJHot Springs Tritt, Pamela St Louis Trogdon, Betty ' Bruno-Pyatt Trublood, Cheryl Western Grove Trusty, Joe Pans Trusty, juha Russellville Turner, Debi Russellville Turner, Ronald Van Buren Tygart, William Denver, CO Utley, lohn Hot Springs Vangilder, Helen Mount Ida Vaughn, Kimberley Ft Smith Vaziri, Assad Kerman, Iran Vernon, Lynn Ft Smith Vernon, Pat Russellville Vest, Julia Russellville Waggoner, Martha ' Stuttgart Waldo, Donna Pelsor Waldo, loel Russellville Walker, LisaJCenter Ridge Wallace, Cheryl Havana Wallace, Janet |asper Walters, ]ayne Clarksville Walters, Randall Dover 168 Peopk- north nt Russellville on Hwy. 7. Used primarily by those with high slung cars and good shocks, the pits are at theii best in warm dry weather, although they can be used year-round tare should be taken in this area since several of the roads lead to sharp dropoffs ending in 40 to 100 teet ol water. I wo spots that are excellent for temper- ate weather excursions are Dardanelle Rock and 40 acre rock. Both areas require a short hike and possibly a blanket and a flashlight. It is hard to beat the back to nature experience obtained from an eve- ning spent relaxing next to a small campfire, taking in the breahtaking view and . . . A left turn on the road across from Cat Fish ' N in Dardanelle will lead to the top of the Rock. A short hike down the road to the right at the top will take a nimble tooled couple to the end of the rock over looking the Arkansas River. Forty acre rock is located on the north side of 1-40 just east of the first Russellville overpass from Fort Smith. After crossing the overpass, turn right, go down the access road and turn to the left on the road just past the new water slide that is being built on one end of the rock. This spot, which is generally unmolested, is very popular not only tor passionate couples, but also for small parties and or- ganizational activities With a little imagination and daring, many more solitary and exciting places can be found to turn a dying date into thriving romance. After all, variety is the spice of lite. er a nice dinner and a good movie, couples often choose to ow a time honored tradition parking Ward, Marv ' Danville Warren, William Clarksville Watkins, Ray Jacksonville, FL Watson, Bobby Clinton Watson, Pamela Clinton West, Cecilia Ft Smith White, Diana Western Grove White, Phil Russellville Whitmer, Jeffrey Pea Ridge Whitson, Robert Mark Little Rock Whorton, PatnciaiParis Wight, Randal Dardanelle Wight, Stacey Ft Smith Wilkerson, JeanScranton Williams, Terry Clarksville Willis, Pam Mena Wills, Elane Russellville Wilson, Julie Ft, Smith Wilson, Ruth Momlton Wisdom, Sharon Ozark Woehl, Fred London Wood, Windell Spnngdale Yother, Wanda Ozark Young, BeverlyValley Spnngs Zimmerman, Kenneth St Vincent Seniors. 169 Juniors Adams, Bob Ft Smith Albright, I avid Little Rock Argo, Missy Russellville Aunspaugh, Allan. Hot Springs Bailey, MiltonRussellviIle Baker, BelindaMt Home Ballew, MarthaHollis Balloun, SteveDardanelle Banks, Charles Dardanelle Baskin, |immie Stone Mt , GA Berryhill, Kellv Hot Springs Billings, limDallas, TX Billingsley, Trudi Palestine Bird, Bruce Havana Bjornson, lunellPans Blakney, Joyce ' De Queen Blaylock, Debbie Russellville Bliss, JoyLamar Bobo, KarenBlack Springs Boswell, Travis Harrison Bourne, Timothv Russellville Boyd, Beverly ' Mansfield Bragg, T. M Benton Briggs, Rita ' Fourche Valley Brown, Cindy Hot Springs Brown, JohnRussellville Bryan, Irbv Russellville Bullock, BilL ' Dardanelle Bums, C L No Little Rock Bushert, SandraMena Burton, Jimmy ' Cabot Byler, Susan ' Little Rock Caldarera, Kathy Ft Smith Campbell, Kim Alma Carroll, lonBnnkely Carruth, rhiLRussellville Chandler, Donna Russellville Chandler, Gary Conway Chansley, PaulaRussellville Cherry, Chns St Louis, MO Christensen, CheryLConwav Churchill, Sheha Hector 170 People Reagan defeats Carter at Tech Ronald Reagan defeated incumbent limmv Carter in the 1980 Presidential elec- tion The election also indicated that most Americans were ready for a change, with most of the voters casting their ballots for Reagan. The ex-governor of California won the election by such a wide margin that it was considered a landslide A mock election sponsored by the Pre- Law Club ended up with results very similar to the outcome of the general elec- tion. Ronald Reagan received 197 votes to President Carter ' s 174. Around twenty- one people who were polled were unde- cided about who they would vote for. " The enthusiasm from the students was surprising, " Beth Alexander, president of the Pre-Law Club, said " Maybe morale is higher than we thought " The pollsters indicated that the direct comments received from the students var- ied, and many held conflicting opinions " Carter has had four years to do his stuff, and I haven ' t seen too much, " one student said. Another student had a different opin- ion " If you want some ancient actor who is going to send us to war, go ahead and vote for Reagan " Tech students recognized the impor- tance of the Presidential election and how the change in the leadership of our coun- try would affect them. Clancy, Scott Appleton Clark, Lon No Little Rock demons, Mitzi Eureka Spnngs Cobum, Nona Branch Coffman, Pam Hector Cook, Deborah St Charles Corley, SusaiVRussellville Cox, Roy ' Rudy Cramsey, Steve Russellville Crawford, Greg Ft Smith Crow, Terry Dardanelle Davenport, Kathy Hot Springs Davis, Danny Lamar Davis, Diane Dyer Davis, JoeL ' Bnnkley Dennis, Diana Ft Smith Dickerson, Randy Ozark Dixon, Lora Counry Line Dobbs, James Centerville Dodson, Cordelha ' Lonoke Donnohue, Carolyn Alma Dowell, Michael Russellvill Dufford, Paul ' Stuttgart Dunn, Robert Russellville Dwyer, Rick St Louis, MO East, Hugh B Ft Smith Eddleman, Jeff Mena Edgmon, Joyce Deer Edwards, loy ' Russellville Efurd, Pamela Mansfield Junior More here than meets the eye Every once in a while you come upon a person who makes an impression on you and you can ' t help but be caught up in the enthusiasm they have. Kan Utley just kind of wanders into people ' s lives and makes an impression in a strong, yet sub- tle way, and then before you know it you find that there ' s more to this funny, happ) girl than meets the eye. Kari ' s top priorities are her faith in God and her family. She has no hesitations about telling you straight out that God is where it ' s at for her. She doesn ' t want people to know her just to know " Kari Utley " but to see God living through her She is involved in many campus ac- tivities. She is a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, Wesley Foundation and is an FCA Huddle leader. Of all the honors she has been given she feels that home- coming was a real honor. She was a maid in the 1980 Homecoming. She never ex- pected that people would see her in that way. " People do not always see the serious side, just the funny one. I ' m serious at times because I have to be. I try to think of how people see me and what they see me as, " said Kari. Kari enjoys all sports especially tennis and bike riding. She plays the guitar and enjoys going to the lake or off somewhere by herself in the woods or on a mountain. Although she ' s only one of many, Kari Utley is a very special person. She is someone that in 10 years people will look back and say, " Hey, I remember her. " Favre, Nancy Texarkana Feemster, Marsha Gentry Fields, kathy Fayetteville Fletcher, Charlotte Little Rock Ford, Robert Attleboro, MA Franklin, AlesiayParks Franz, Patrick Ft. Smith Freeman, Carolyn Dover French, katie Bentonville Fritsche, Kennv ' Booneville Fudge, keith.Mountain Home Fuller, Monte ' Hattieville Gangluff, Linda St Vincent Gentry, Bobbv ' Edgemont Gentry, Bruce Alma George, Debbie Ola Gilbreth, Kevin Ozark Godfrey, Susan County Line Gray, Leanne Russellville Greathouse, Patty Russellville Green, Rhonda Lavaca Greenwood, Alan ' Ft Smith Guenette, Renee Pans Guetzlaff, Anne Russellville Hall, Betsy Ft. Smith Halsted, Brenda Tilly Harp, Timi Spnngdale Harris, Sheryl Bentonville Harris, Teresa Kansas City, MO Harrison, Ann, Alma 172 People Juniors Harvey, Vernessa Conway Hattabaugh, Paula Mansfield Head, Missy Mena Heflin, Barbara Russellville Henry, Steve Ft Smith Henry, Timmy ' Marshall Hensley, Patricia Pea Ridge Higgs, Greg Russellville Hines, Alan Stuttgart Hiryak, Patty Stuttgart Hocker, Roy Mt Ida Hoelzeman, Christie Morrilton Hoyle, Mike Mulberry Hoyt, Wanda St Elizabeth Hubbard, Harold ' Russellville Huckeby, Pat Bald Knob Hudson, lohn Harrison Huertas, foseph Cheimstord, MA Jacobs, Melanie Pans James, RebeccaHavana Jay, Sheila Russellville Jefferson, Bryan Yell ville Jepsen, [odyBailey, CO Jones, Darla Russellville Kaufman, BrendaHattieville Keeling, Isaac Clinton Kelley, Tommy Galien, MI Kennedy, Tom Danville Kern, Debbie Scranton Kem, Randy Ft. Smith Kiser, Carne. ' Mt. Home Kiser, Chem Mt Home Lake, Mark DeQueen Lambert, Johnny Pollard Lane, Janet Dardanelle Langford, luamta Hector Latta, Brent Harrison Layrock, Eddie Searcy Lemley, Sheha ' Russellville Lewis, Cheryl Spnngdale Lohr, KathleenRussellvillt Lough, Tern Rogers Junior Juniors Love, Eddie Dardanelle Love, |anet Dardanelle Lovelace, |eff Pine Bluff Lowe, FarrelL ' Russellville Lovvrey, Ondy Tulsa, OK Lueken, Cindv Helena Lynch, )oann Scranton Lyons, Martha Danville McCarley, Mike Lamar McConnell, Beth Dardanelle McCowan, Beth Harrison McCoy, Garry Bnnkley McCutcheon, Terry Mt. Judea Mclntyre, Susan No. Little Rock McKay, Susan Mansfield McKennon, Scott Mornlton McNeal, Paula Ft, Smith Magby, RichardHot Springs Malik, Eugene Center Ridge Marshall, Steve ' Pine Bluff Martin, Jack Ozone Martin, Jennifer Dover Marvel, Wanda Benton Mason, Kellv Russellville Mason, Kevin Ft. Smith Mason, Regina Russellville Mayo, Steve Ozark Meadows, Don Atkins Michl, Marv Booneville Milam, Sharon.Ozark Milham, Terry Mena Miller, Jon Bnnkley Millwood, Mark Nashville Minick, loyce Russellville Minnie, Kathy Gravelly Mitchell, Kathy DeQueen Monroe, Patty Danville Moody, Randy Russellville Moore, BilLFlippin Moore, Logan ' Russellville Moore, TimNo. Little Rock Morales, Carla Waldron 174 TV ' ' - Students design campus plan Concerned students at lech have recently come up with a campus beautification plan. The plan will include three phases, all three dealing with the creek and the surrounding area. The first phase includes renovation of the creek and immediate areas. Rebuilding of the walls east of McEver Hall, reworking and sloping the banks and other minor adjust- ments to the sides of the creek are planned under this part. Phase Two entails the building of side- walks, congregational areas, and benches. Lighting will also come under this portion of the proposed plan. The final phase involves construction of a special purpose area, including a marquis, a possible outdoor classroom and multi-pur- pose areas. The success of the plan depends on the cooperation and interest of the student body According to [ohn Guetzlaff, a project super- visor, students must be willing to help on the workdays planned because the plan is based on students doing the labor. Since the plan was approved by the campus planning committee, there have been two workdays. Workday I dealt with the area of the creek west of Roucsh. Workday II concerned the area south of McEver. The banks by the bridges were terraced with rows of ties which were filled with bark. Both workdays began at 7:30 in the morning and the stu- dents involved worked until the construction was completed. Morales, Mareta Waldron Morgan, Ramona ' Little Rock Morphis, Lisa Russellville Morris, Sherry Atkins Moyer, Christopher Blackwood, NJ Mullen, Kathy Russellville Nail, kathryn Ola Needham, Lesa Scranton Neldon, Pam Newport Nelson, Jeanette West Memphis Nelson, Ranay Lamar Newman, Teresa Lavaca Nichols, Rocky Mt. Judea Normand, David ' New Hope O ' Black, Stephen ' Chesterfield, MO Ogle, Cindy Harrison Ogle, Joseph Heber Springs Oliver, Ginger ' Mulberry Olson, Mark Beebe Osborn, James Atkins Owens, James Waldron Pate, Johnnie Blakely Pattermann, Greg Lamar Pendleton, Greg Pine Bluff Pierce, David Pine Bluff Posey, Tom Camden Potter, Beth Walnut Ridge Premovic, Ljiljana Hot Springs Price, Randy Russellville Pye, Glen M Junior Cheating a way of life for some To most students, cheating on college exams is as common as eating daily. It seems that a lot of people have cheated or have i onie dose to it on the Tech campus. This fraudulent act is practiced in numer- ous ways. The most prevalent ways are the basic ones cine way is holding a small piece of paper with answers on it in the palm of your hand Another way is to brace the small cheat sheet on the person ' s back in front of you. Still another student said that he always puts his cheat sheet in his shoe and tapes the top part to his ankle. When the test begins, he crosses his leg and looks on the paper. If necessary, he can pull his pants leg down over the paper. Some stu- dents merely write their notes on the side or bottom of their shoes. Sometimes notes get down to the skin, and are placed on palms, arms, and ankles. However, there are people who take great pains with cheating and feel that thev have developed an art. Among the elabo- rate ways, one way is to make a scroll in an old watch. When the winding mechanism is turned, the paper inside will turn also. Another is to bribe the long-haired girl in tront of you so she will allow you to tape a cheat sheet on her back. If the professor gets suspicious, she just puts her hair over it. Why do people cheat? One Tech student replied, " When you have three tests in one day, and only have time to study for tw without falling dead, it ' s the only way yoi can get a good grade. " Another studen said, " I have to cheat to make passing grades. If I didn ' t have decent grades, m) dad would kill me since he ' s putting rru through school. " Are there any guilt feelings present? The first student answered, " None at all, be- cause I know I can really pass, but I just don ' t have time to study. " The second stu- dent replied, " No, I don ' t feel guilty, be- cause everybody does it. " Out of 50 stu- dents asked, 47 said that they did not feel guilty about cheating and three said that they had never cheated. Ramsey, Denise No Little Rock Ramsey, Valerie Deer Raney, Sherry Bruno-Pyatt Rekstad, Ruth, Downers Grove, IL Rhodes, Vicki Bryant Richardson, Rachelle Russellviile Robinson, Steve Alread Rogers, Chnsty Waldron Rogers, Howard Waldron Rogers, Ronnie Waldron Sawyer, Kern Ft Smith Schluterman, luhe Ft Smith Schluterman, Victor Subiaco Scott, (anice Russellville Sharum, Frank Ft. Smith Shatwell, Dickey Independence. MO Shelby, Phillip Charleston Shields, Robert Mena Simpkins, Greg Cassville, MO Simpson, Gary ' Ft Smith Simpson, kathy Russellviile Smith, Anita Casa Smith, Gary Junesboro Smith, Geneva Russellville Smith, Mary Russellviile Song, kiat Kee Malaysia Sonntag, Sabine ' Tewksbury, MA Standridge, Carolyn Russellville Standridge, Rusty Russellville Stark, Le Ann Green Forest 176 People Why do some people choose not to cheat? " 1 have always been afraid that I would get caught, and besides, it is not right, " a student said. Another student said, 1 think cheating takes the challenge out of learning. " When a professor at ATU was asked for his views on cheating, he laughed and re- plied, " It thev want to cheat, it is fine with me, because thev learn quite a bit when they make out their cheat sheets. " Another professor said. It makes me very angrv These people come here and pay good money to learn and thev don ' t learn a thing by cheating, " Cheating is a way through college for some people. However vou look at it, though, cheating on college exams is com- mon practice today. Stark, Roger Morganton Stoddard, Susan Russell vilk- Strahin, Becky Ft Smith Sullivan, Michael Russellville Sweeney, Jeme Russellville Tan, en See Malaysia Taurome, lohnVCalico Rock TetTill, Vicky ' Knoxville Terry, Michael Dardanelle Testerman, left Alma Thomas, RickRussellville Thome, Marv ' Berryville Tisdale, Christie Spnngdale Toney-Sutton, Virginia Momlton Trisler, Betty Paris Tuc ' -.jr, Linda Bnnkley Tuell, Terry Leslie Turner, Ken Enterprise, AL Turner, Kyle Prairie Grove Turner, Tern Branch Upton, Shen Clarksville Utley, Kan Bryant Vann, joe Bob Ft Smith Van Winkle, Deanna. Algonquin, IL Vemon, ClaressaiPlummervilIe Wade, limmy Russellville Wagoner, Angela Booneville Walker, Cynthia Russellville Wallace, Virginia ' Benton Watson, Elizabeth ' Charlestor. Juniors 17 r SGA aims to restore credibility The Student Government Association (SGA) intends to try to restore its credibility by making improvements for students, SGA president Tom Jones said Jones said that the SGA has not been a joke this semester. " We have done some controversial things, " said Jones, " but I would rather be controversial than inac- tive. " Jones said that SGA has several projects: (1) Set up a Faculty Evaluation policy; (2) Improve Tech ' s Mascot; (3) Lobby state legislature and the governor ' s office for lower tuition increases. Jones said that he was sure some mem- bers of the faculty and administration would oppose a faculty evaluation policy. Jones said the SGA plan would be an evalua- tion of instructors by students. Students would fill out an evaluation form which in- structors would use for self-improvement said Jones. The plan will also call for evalua- tions of department heads bv instructors and deans by department heads. " After this plan is implemented I think the faculty and administration will like it, " said Jones. [ones said that SGA wants to make the Wonder Boy tangible. " We want something that students can identify with, " said Jones. He said that the SGA would not be trying to change the Tech mascot. " Right now stu- dents don ' t know what a Wonder Bov is, " said Jones, " we want to give them some- thing to stand behind. " He said that his project ' s formulation would involve the en- tire student body. Jones attended a meeting of student gov- ernment presidents at UALR which formu- lated a plan to lobbv the State Legislature and the Governor ' s Office for lower tuition. Jones said that because of cost increases a tuition hike was inevitable but that a pro- posed $70 a semester increase is unreason- able. He said that the SGA would try to get students and their parents involved. Jones said that SGA would gain credibil- ity on campus if it could accomplish just one of these projects. He said that the 2 main obstacles are that the SGA members have not realized their potential and the conser- vative administration at Tech. Webb, Sandra Lonoke Whittenberg, Mark Fl Smith Wilcox, lim Greenbnar Wilkerson, Teresa Knoxville Wilkins, Bruce Booneville Williams, Alan Russellville Williams, Cindv Lincoln Williams, Kim Little Rock Williams, TimClarksville Willis, Marsha Peer Wood, Bonnie Favetteville Wood, Danny Clarksville Woodson, Ronald Dardanelle Woolsey, Robert Ozark Worden, Flovd Mt Ida Voung, Candace ' Mulberrv Young, Melissa Searcy Voung, Rick Booneville 178 People Sophomores Abbott, Bnan Mena Alexander, Janet Ft Smith Allison, William Hector Almond, Tim Little Rock Alston, Florence Earle Alvarado, Troy Clinton Argo, Amber Russellville Balloun, DonaldDardanelle Barrett, Scott Little Rock Barton, DebbieRussellville Bennett, Marcia Ratcliff Berg, Nancy Mena Betnar, DonnajRussellville Bichrt, TimFlippin Birkhead, Becky Dardanelle Bolte, Amanda Russellville Bornmann, Kelly Ozark Bourne, Mark Russellville Bowden, KinvRussellville Bowles, Glynda Mena Bowling, Clyde Western Grove Bowman, Cynthia Russellville Boyle, Marlin Mornlton Bradford, Charla ' Pottsville Bradley, Mark Ozark Brannon, Susan Mornlton Braughton, Mark Hot Springs Brazeel, Danny Warren Bright, Deanna Clarksville Brock, left Springdale Brown, Bryan Lamar Burger, David Mena Burrow, KeithNo Little Rock Calliotte, Tim Stuttgart Carlton, CarmeLDeer Carr, Rickey Hector Casey, Dawnene Bentonville Caulk, Gail Little Rock Chambers, Tom Ft. Smith Chansley, Peggy Russellville Cheatham, Janet Dardanelle Clair, Sandra.Russellvtlle Sophomore: Sophomores Clarke, Timothy Oden Collins, LaDonne Russellville Collins, Thomas Russellville Commer, Laurie Pine Blutf Cowan, Kathrvn Ft Smith Cowell. |oe Deer Crites, Patricia Russellville Crotts, Mitchell Lamar Cunningham, Ken Mornlton Cutran, BilLCIarksville Dahlke, David Mountain Home Dale, Kenee Los Angeles, CA Damron, Greg ' Cypress, CA Daniel, kathenne No Little Rock Davis, Marc Harrison DeFrancisco, Jennifer ' Russellville DeLoach, Yancv Leland, MS Dettor, Emily Little Rock Dennis, Donna Ft Smith Desiderio, GeorgeiRussellville Dial, Cynthia Fayetteville Dilday, LarryRussellville Dodd, DannaRussellville Donnohue, |udy Alma Domey, Jerry Hartman Duffy, Matthew Mt Ida Duke, Amanda Bryant Dykema, Dan Rogers Edgmon, Dale Mossville Edwards, JohruHot Springs Elliott, Vincent Russellville Engel, Lisa New Blaine Engel, Mike New Blaine Eoff, MarthaRogers Ervin, Randy ' Russellville Evans, Bnan ' Van Buren Ewing, Karen Ft Smith Farrow, Sarah Beth Ft Smith Featherston, Margaret Pans Ferguson, Roger ' Panama Finch, lodyfTulsa, OK Finley, |oe DeQueen tm 180 People Cutting class: a real problem now Absenteeism is .1 topic frequently dis cussed b professors and ignored bj Stu dents. Following the door season, when many classrooms seemed rather empty, a " thumbn.nl survey " ot campus professors was made. Sixty percent ot the teachers questioned said that absenteeism has been about the same or a little worse than in the past Iwentv percent said thev noticed an increase in absences, especially among their freshman and sophomore required courses. Twenty percent felt that absenteeism is a significant problem and that it has in- creased slightly each semester. One long-time Tech professor states: " Absenteeism is a problem that is increas- ing each year. If you compare it with ab- senteeism HI years ago, it is much worse- no w An interesting sidelight is that most of the instructors in the sixty percent bracket enforce attendance policies. One profes- sor, who commented that his students seemed to be more motivated this semes- ter, has the strn test attendance policy that was mentioned. student ' s asked claimed the classes thev frequently cut were a waste of time to them. Other students said thev woke up some mornings and just couldn ' t face an in- structor who tended to drone on and on when they could read the book and get the same information. Of course, there were the usual reasons for cutting class: just couldn ' t get up, weren ' t prepared, sickness, or " it was just too pretty a d.iv to sit in class, " but most students said the reason thev usually skipped a class was because they telt the i lass was unimportant to them Most of the students asked said thev felt that absenteeism policies should be abolished. " Thev don ' t do any good, " a student declared, " in all of my classes, only once or twice has an absenteeism policy really been enforced. " Other students felt that they were the ones paying for the course and it should be left up to them whether to attend class i r not All students agreed on one thing: the absenteeism is a problem that can no longer be ignored, students and teachers are going to have to come to a workable solution soon. A M Finley, Yvonia ' Ozark Floyd, Pam Waldron Foggo, Howard Benton " Ford, Herb Mena Foster, James Russellville Foster, Tommv ' Little Rock Fougerousse, Kelly ■■ Russell ville France, NenssaAlma Freeman, DavuiPans Frost, lames Mt View Fulbright, LawandaBatesville Gadbury, CaroL ' Booneville Gamer, Barbara Ft Smith Garner, kennethPine Bluff Garner, Kim Danville George, CaroL ' Mornlton Gideon, Paul Hot Springs Gray, PauLMena Greve, Michael Ft Smith Grimes, Susan Waldron Hall, Tim Yellville Hammock, [olynda ' Little Rock Hankins, PauL ' Subiaco Harding, Shelley Dallas, T Harkins, Ronald Mt Ida Harris, D. Clay Russellville Harris, Enc Fordyce Hart, Paula;MomIton Harvey, Larry Bluffton Haskell, Lee Rogers Sophomores is 1 She ' s not just a Golden Sun Special people, special places, special friends, they ' re all a part of the years at college. Mitzi Clemmons is one of those special people, although she sees herself as ordinary. Without taking credit, she talks with sureness and confidence. She is in- volved in many activities on the Tech cam- pus. She is a Golden Sun and plays both volleyball and basketball. She is active in the Wesley Foundation where she is a member of the Circuit Riders and an FCA huddle leader. This is a person who be- lieves that what she ' s doing is right for her. She has a real love for everyone and a genuine concern for people. Sometimes people have certain expectations of her be- cause she is a Golden Sun or an FCA huddle leader, but she has to be honest with herself and just be Mitzi! Sometimes the Suns are put on a pedestal, but thev fuss and fight just like sisters, they are also very close and love each other like sisters. Being a Sun is a big honor but it also takes a lot of time. Mitzi spends a lot of time on the road trips studying. She has to make time for her school work and that takes time away from things she had rather be doing. But there is more to her than just being a Sun. She said, " I don ' t mind being associated with the Golden Suns and I ' m proud to be on the team, but I don ' t want to be only a Sun — we ' re pegged — not individuals. I want to be known for more than that I want people to know me for what I am. " Mitzi really enjoys Tech and being here. " It ' s not perfect but it ' s the right place for me to be, " she said. Havenstiite, Jodee Russellville Hawkins, Henry ' Cabot Hays, Philhp Russellville Heam, DeLynaBryant Henson, Clint No. Little Rock Hickey, TrevaiRussellville Hill, Pat Mt Judea Hill, Pepper Sweet Home Holbrook, Rick Perryville Holicer, Tim Glen Rose Holland, Chuck No Little Rock Holmes, Katie Mornlton Holt, Jerry Magazine Hon, Carrie Lamar Hopper, Debbie Ozark Horn, Tracy Russellville Houston, Tammy Maynard Howerton, Kelly Green Forest Hudson, Angie Waldron Humphreys, Damel Dardanelle Hunt, GaryTt. Smith Hunt, Vera Plainview Hutchins, Tamhra Lavaca Hutchinson, Shaleigh Russellville Hutchison, Becky Mornlton Hyde, Bamette Warminster, PA Inglett, lim Calico Rock Intille, William Satellite Beach, FL Irvin, Sandra Cabot Jacuzzi, Julie Little Rock 182 People Sophomores Jenkins, lull Kris Danville (ones, Knstie Pottsville (ones, Peggy Russellville Kaufman, Sheila Hattieville Keener, Kathy ' Pottsville Kent, Robert Mt Ida Kesterson, Tad Mt Ida Kimbrough, Linda ' Clarksville King, lack Murfreesboro King, [amie ' Russellville King, Ronnie Nail Kiier, AlarVAlma Knight, Stephanie ' Belleville Kyle, Joyce Hartman Laird, lohn Waldron Lambert, Temll Russellville Lane, Diane Hot Springs Lane, Lamonta Dardanelle Langley, Michael Alma Launius, Nancy Hector Lawless, Brenda Russellville Lee, Betty Branch Ledford, Velma Dover Lensing, Buddy Little Rock Leonard, Les Van Buren Lingel, SusaivRussellville Linker, Brent Russellville Little, Dwight Russellville Lovaas, Daryl Pyatt Luker, Terry Dardanelle Lueders, Lisa Mt Home Lynch, Norbon Russellville McAlister, Brian Lonoke McElhaney, James Ozark McGowen, Richard Hot Springs McGrew, KarenLittle Rock McMahon, John Russellville McMillan, David Russellville McRoberts, )ody Pocahontas Madden, James New Blaine Martin, MarloMt Home Martin, RickyOzone Sophomores 183 Sophomores Martin, Teresa Dardanelle Mathis, 1 isaPine Bluff Maughn, Christy Danville Meadors, Beckv Alma Meisler, Paul West Memphis Merryman, Delana. Atkins Miller, lames Sherwood Miller, Mike Pine Bluff Miller, Robert Van Buren Mitchell, Diane Dover Moll, lams Mornlton Monaco, Wendy ' No Little Rock Monfee, Anne Pine Bluff Moody, Billy Belleville Moore, Charlotte Jonesboro Moore, lulia Caddo Gap Moore, Leslie Ft Smith Moore, Rhonda lonesboro Moore, Rhonda G Russellville Morgan, Angela Boles Munnerlyn, Shern Lonoke Murdock, Dawavne Russellville Nance, Raymon Green Forrest Newsom, Juha.Memphis, TN Noble, Joy ' Ozark Noble, Judene Russellville Oates, Lisa )essieville Olson, Don Russellville Owen, Steve Clarksville Paden, Mark Yellville Paden, Tim Yellville Parker, Alan Clarksville Parks, Christopher Marshall Pate, Angela DeQueen Perkins, Wayne Osceola Perryman, Mike Rudy Peterson, Panda Dardanelle Pfeiffer, Linda Chatham, IL Pham, Vien Ozark Phillips, Linda Russellville Piercy, Patti Dardanelle Pike, Steve Van Buren 184 People Ford finds Arkansas intriguing Bill Ford, .1 pharmacy major at Tech, sees many differences between Arkansas and his home state of New Hampshire and he has established a love for the di- verse activities and culture here. " There are massive differences in lite- styles between Arkansans and New Hampshire people, " Ford said, " New Hampshire people are much more ur- banized. " He said most people earn a liv- ing through industry; electronics firms, shoes, and textiles. " People are caught up in the 9 to 5 job, " Ford said, " That ' s why we moved down here. " He said taxes are out of sight and heating costs are unreal in New Hampshire. Ford is an avid outdoor enthusiast and loves sports of all kinds but has a special passion for river running " I am a definite white water freak, " Ford said " Hove hot dogging down class five rapids ' Ford said his favorite river was the Cossatot near Mena Ford loves anything to do with botany and the sciences. He was naturalist at Queen Wilhelmina State Park year before last and he loves to collect and classify unusual plant specimens Ford said his future plans were uncer- tain and he didn ' t know which direction his studies would lead. " I may stay here in Arkansas to studv biological science or I may return to New Hampshire to finish Pharmacy School. Ford said one thing was certain, he would definitly make his per- manent home in Arkansas. Pistone, Chuck Clarksville Polk, Charles Russellville Poazi, Bernard Zambia Poole, Chrts Heber Springs Powell, Kathy Waldron Price, lames ' Caddo Gap Prince, Susie Heber Springs Pucketl, |udy Russellville Purifoy, Phillip No Little Rock Raney, Cynthia Ola Rapp, Martin Boonton, N| Reeves, Terrv Bnnklev Rego, leannie Ft Smith Rhoades, Charlotte Gravelly Richardson, Morgan Bryant Riker, RhondaDardanelle Robberson, Phillip Pans Robbins, Connie Clarksville Roberts, Ronda Ft Smith Robertson, Tom Ft. Smith Robinson, Robin Ola Robinson, Tad ' Mt Home Robinson, Tammy Lamar Rodgers, Ameha Mena Rodgers, Pepper Waldron Rogers, Brian Stanford Rogers, Darla Waldron Royal, lulie Evening Shade Sanders, Mitchell Dardanelle Sarna, Victor No Little Rock Sophomort Sophomores Martin, Teresa Dardanelle Mathis, Lisa Pine Bluff Maughn, Chnsry ' Danville Meadors, Becky Alma Meister, Paul West Memphis Merryman, DelanaAtkins Miller, fames Sherwood Miller, Mike Pine Bluff Miller, RobertVan Buren Mitchell, Diane Dover Moll, JaniS ' Mornlton Monaco, Wendy No. Little Rock Monfee, AnnePine Bluff Moody, Billy Belleville Moore, Charlottejonesboro Moore, Julia Caddo Gap Moore, Leslie Ft. Smith Moore, Rhonda Jonesboro Moore, Rhonda G Russellville Morgan, Angela Boles Munnerlyn, Shern Lonoke Murdock, Dawayne Russellville Nance, Raymon Green Forrest Newsom, Julia Memphis, TN Noble, Joy Ozark Noble, Judene Russellville Oates, Lisa Jessieville Olson, Don Russellville Owen, Steve ' Clarksville Paden, Mark Yellville Paden, Tim Yellville Parker, Alan Clarksville Parks, Christopher Marshall Pate, Angela DeQueen Perkins, Wayne Osceola Perryman, Mike Rudy Peterson, Panda Dardanelle Pfeiffer, Linda Chatham, IL Pham, VierWOzark Phillips, Linda RussellviUe Piercy, Patti Dardanelle Pike, Steve Van Buren 184 People Ford finds Arkansas intriguing Bill Ford, a pharmacy major at Tech, sees many differences between Arkansas and his home state of New Hampshire and he has established a love for the di- verse activities and culture here. " There are massive differences in life- styles between Arkansans and New Hampshire people, " Ford said, " New Hampshire people are much more ur- banized. " He said most people earn a liv- ing through industry; electronics firms, shoes, and textiles. " People are caught up in the 9 to 5 job, " Ford said, " That ' s why we moved down here. " He said taxes are out of sight and heating costs are unreal in New Hampshire. Ford is an avid outdoor enthusiast and loves sports of all kinds but has a special passion for river running. " I am a definite white water freak, " Ford said. " 1 love hot- dogging down class five rapids. " Ford said his favorite river was the Cossatot near Mena. Ford loves anything to do with botany and the sciences. He was naturalist at Queen Wilhelmina State Park year before last and he loves to collect and classify unusual plant specimens. Ford said his future plans were uncer- tain and he didn ' t know which direction his studies would lead. " I may stay here in Arkansas to study biological science or I may return to New Hampshire to finish Pharmacy School. Ford said one thing was certain, he would definitly make his per- manent home in Arkansas. Pistone, Chuck Clarksville Folk, Charles Russellville Ponzi, Bernard Zambia Poole, Chris Heber Springs Powell, Kathy Waldron Price, fames Caddo Gap Prince, Susie Heber Springs Puckett, Judy Russellville Puiifoy, Phillip No. Little Rock Raney, Cynthia Ola Rapp, Martin Boonton, NJ Reeves, Terry Brinkley Rego, Jeanme Ft. Smith Rhoades, Charlotte Gravelly Richardson, Morgan Bryant Riker, Rhonda Dardanelle Robberson, Phillip Paris Robbins, Connie CIarksville Roberts, Ronda Ft. Smith Robertson, Toni Ft. Smith Robinson, Robin Ola Robinson, Tad Mt. Home Robinson, Tammy Lamar Rodgers, Amelia Mena Rodgers, Pepper Waldron Rogers, Brian Stanford Rogers, Darla Waldron Royal, Julie Evening Shade Sanders, Mitchell Dardanelle Sarna, Victor No. Little Rock Sophomores 185 Provost finds sideline challenging " A few of us were in front of the Student Center and one of the guy cheerleaders on the varsity squad said, ' Can you do this? ' and he jumped up and did a split jump. I said sure, and in my jeans and street shoes I jumped up and did it. So he said, ' You ought to try out for the Golden Suns Cheerleading Squad. ' These were the words of Tim Provost one of the three men who is now cheering for the Golden Suns Basketball team. Men were the first orginal cheerleaders as the history books state and Tech is now trying to improve and update their cheer- leading program by adding men to the lineup. Tim said, " I had only one day to learn the cheers before tryouts. But I learned real fast, and was surprised that I made it. " Tim played football in high school so being out on the football field or basket- ball court is nothing new to him, it ' s his new role on the court that ' s new to him, and he said, " Sometimes it ' s even hard- er. " When Tim went to his first practice he was having a good time sitting around laughing and learning words to cheers and chants. And he thought to himself wow this is going to be a breeze. But then things started to change. Practices started getting harder, he started learning how to put motions with the words he had learned, building pyramids, and working on his jumps. He said he felt like he had just finished one of his high school foot- ball practices he was tired and sore, and it was then that he realized that those peo- ple down there on that side line yelling their hearts out at football and basketball games put in a lot of time and hard work. Tim got a chance to cheer at one of the boys football games and he said, " The crowds are larger so participation is bet- ter, but at the girls games you have a smaller crowd and the cheerleaders have to work harder to bring the yell across to the girls on the court. " I asked Tim what was the hardest part about being a cheerleader and he said, " Learning to make the words go along with the motions, because coordination plays a big factor and you have to concen- trate on what you are doing. " I also asked him if he had any advice for other guys who have thought about trying out and he said, " First of all don ' t be afraid to tryout, secondly, don ' t expect it to be easy, and thirdly, don ' t give up once you have made it, stick with it because it pays off. Not only in scholarships but you feel good about doing it. And those peo- ple out there on that basketball court rep- resent you and you should be willing to back them. " He also added that they have a great sponsor, " She has a lot of patience and really makes being a cheerleader en- joyable, " he said. Scantlin, John Bentonville Scoles, Ronald No Little Rock Schwartz, Larry Russellville Sellers, Lisa Ft Smith Settle, Rowland Altus Sharp, Mike Flippin Shaw, David Russellville Sheets, Steve Dardanelle Shenill, Kevin Forty-Four Shinn, Mary RusseUville Shirley, Lanny Bono Shoppach, Deborah Benton Sims, BiWMt. Home Smith, Alicia Little Rock Smith, Diana Buckville Smith, Johnnie Atkins Smith, Tim Jasper Smith, Terry Greenbrier 186 People Sophomores Sohl, Steve Bryant Spainhour, Bill Little Rock Spence, Rod Perryville Stamps, MelissaiConway Stanilus, Laura Ft Smith Stehle, ]anet Paris Stelly, Linda Paris Steward, )anice Hot Springs Stills, Sheliey Scranton Stockton, Richard Little Rock Stovall, Wayne Chicago, IL Sullins, Rhonda Rogers Sullivan, RobertiBradford Summers, Kim Dardanelle Swift, Debbie Booneville Taylor, Kim Perryville Taylor, Tim Perryville Tedford, John Mena Terry, JohnJRussellville Tharp, Tammy Belleville Thompson, Mary Jean Hot Springs Tolleson, Doug Glen Rose Tomlinson, Bena Dardanelle Treadway, Jack Pine Bluff Treadway, Kim Ft Smith Triplet!, Amy Hot Springs Tripp, Teresa Perryville Tuell, Carol Waldron Turner, Ginette Ft. Smith Turner, Mitzi Clarksville Wade, Terri Mornlton Walker, MichaeUBooneville Wallace, DarrelUHavana Ward, Elizabeth Russellville Watkins, Cathy Jo )asper Watson, Andre Marked Tree Watson, Lisa Ozark Wear, Johnna Dardanelle Welborn, Mary Nell Mountain Home Welk, Robert Ft. Smith Weseman, Jamie Ozark We9ley, Charla Dardanelle Sophomores 187 Dungeons and Dragons at Tech Two dwarfs, a human, an elf, and a gnome advance cautiously down a stone corridor with weapons drawn. Suddenly a large creature reminiscent of the Blob slides into the corridor from a shadowy doorway and begins advancing towards the adventurers. It is an attacking ochre jelly! Is this scene taken from a new science fantasy movie? Perhaps it is a thus-far un- discovered chapter from The Lord of the Rings. No, this scenario is from a Dun- geons and Dragons (D and D) game, and the participants are Tech students. D and D is a fantasy game in which each player assumes a role. In this game, each player becomes his character and alone, or in a team, moves through a dungeon de- vised by the dungeon master. The main prerequisites for this game are a dungeon master, a player ' s manual, special dice, and imagination. Each player rolls a die to determine the basic qualities of his character. There are six principal characteristics: strength, in- telligence, wisdom, dexterity, constitu- tion, and chansma. The higherthe number rolled, the stronger the characteristic. The player chooses his character class based on his characteristics. There are four character classes to choose from. These classes are cleric, fighter, magic user and thief. The player must choose a name and fam- ily background for his character. These names are usually in the magical-fantasy style. Goldawn Delver, Cinnabar, Dram the Nimble, Falstaff the Fighter, and Basil Bloodandguts are common examples. When all players have created and equipped their characters, they are ready to advance through the dungeon on a quest. A caller is chosen to lead and per- form the function of spokesman for the group. The dungeon is designed by the dungeon master with the help of the Dun- geon Master ' s Guide. There are as many different dungeons and quests as there are ideas in a dungeon master ' s mind. A sam- ple quest is a journey to an ancient, aban- doned wizard ' s abode to acquire varied potion ingredients and monster parts to sell for a large profit to an apothacary. Every dungeon is amply supplied with lethal traps, but some popular models are collapsing stairs, the poisoned arrow trap, and all sorts of gases that produce blind- ness, corrosion, fear, nausea, poisoning, sleep, slowing of movements, and weak- ness. If you have always secretly desired to hack and hew with a great broadsword, cast magic spells that really work, or just be a thief where thievery is an honorable pro- fession, then play D and D. I, Helena Mur- gatroyd, can assure you — there ' s nothing like it. Weston, Benny Mt Ida Weyland, Sarah Hot Springs Whatley, Ray. ' Morrilton White, Sherry Russellville White, Timm Hartman Whitfield, Marc Russellville Williams, Jim RusseUville Williams, Robert E Waldron Williamson, Andy Marion Wilson, Barbara Center Ridge Wiseman, Regina Waveland Womack, Scott Perry Woods, Jennifer Van Buren Woods, Rex Alma Wright, Melissa Waldron Wurst, Carol Delaware Wylie, Susan Leola Wyse, Robin Little Rock Yarbrough, Glen ClarksviUe Zivovic, Sally Chicago, IL Si tXk Freshmen Allan, Mary Jo Russellville Allen, David Malvern Allimon, Kevin Little Rock Andersen, Dan Western Grove Anderson, Deanna Delaware Anderson, Maynard Waldron Antonetti, John Marion Avants, Mark Russellville Bagby, Leslie Ft. Smith Bailey, Mary Pans Baker, John Hot Springs Baltz, Dennis Paris Bane, Mary Blytheville Barber, Angela Hardy Bartholomew, Jack Prairie Grove Beck, Michelle Mornlton Berry, James Charleston Billingsley, Karen Gravelly Bland, Greg Belleville Blanscet, Debra Paris Bockelman, DavidVFlippin Bocksnick, Jerry Russellville Bocksnick, Sherry Russellville Bolden, Ann Rison Bolin, Ann Bryant Bolluyt, Robert Edgerton, MN Bolte, Amanda West Wyalong, Australia Bond, Kathy Russellville Borengasser, John No Little Rock Bowden, Keith Russellville Bowden, Stephanie Russellville Brakebill, Rita Little Rock Branch, Judy Hector Brandt, Mary Rogers Braughler, Beth Rogers Brewer, David Pine Bluff Briggs, Peggy Briggsville Brixey, Dena Casa Brookshear, Linda Danville Brown, Kathy Russellville Brown, Sara Morrilton Bull, Donald Greenwood Sophomores 189 Freshmen Bunn, Tim Hamilton, GA Bunton, David Russellville Burdine, Mary Deer Burge, Robert Bigelow Burger, Mary Jo Mena Burris, Cheryl Russellville Buttram, Karen Rogers Cabrera, Martin Harrison Caldwell, DarrelLGreen Forest Calvert, Kris Jerusalem Campbell, Bill Camden Campbell, Donald Pine Bluff Campbell, Lynne Alma Campbell, Mark Atkins Campbell, Michelle Mt Judea Carrouth, BrendaBIuffton Carter, Betty Ozark Cason, Bob Yellville Catlett, Bradley Danville Charlesworth, Nancy Springdale Cheney, Darrell Marion Childers, Joe Russellville Clark, Cindy Decatur Clark, Judy Danville Clayborn, CaroVDeer Cloud, Allen Cabot Cloud, Danny Waldron Cochran, John Russellville Cochran, Pamela Morrilton Cochran, Terry Alpena Coffman, Mary Hector Coger, Michelle Huntsville Cole, Cara Russellville Conrad, RicharoVNo. Little Rock Copeland, Denise Barton Cossey, Judy Russellville Cotton, Amanda Greenwood Craig, Phyllis Danville Crawford, Tom Russellville Creech, Melinda Rogers Crouch, Jim Russellville Crow, Carole Russellville 190 People ° D ■ aa,| o Future means changes for campus The future look of Arkansas Tech cam- pus will involve the construction of sev- eral new structures and an addition to one of the existing ones. In a recent interview, Travis Adams discussed the plans for Tech. A new system science building that is proposed will be built in the area north of Q street with an overlap into what is re- ferred to as the North McEver parking lot. The old Dean Hall will then become avail- able for reallocation. In a campus plan that was done in 1967, the proposed location for the new library involved tearing down Turrentine Apartments and building the library in that general location but two other loca- tions, west of McEver Hall and the area located near the intersection of O street and El Paso are being considered. The new library will house a media center and study areas for students. Witherspoon was the first step for solv- ing the needs of the Fine Arts Depart- ment. The area to the south of Wither- spoon will become the second step. The new wing will include a small recital hall and a properly equipped stage for theatre productions. Some additional classrooms related to art and a specialized lab for psy- chology are also planned. There is also a plan to take all traffic out of the center of the campus and move all parking to the perimeter. Caraway Hall will take on a new look. Adams said, " We have grant application in to renovate it and open it as a special privilege dorm for upper class women. As soon as we have funds available, the work will begin. " Cunningham, Mike ' Mornlton Curry, Rosemary Russellville Daniel, Melinda Charleston Darden, Richard Van Buren Davis, Melody Newport Davis, Richie Dover Davis, Tommy Deer Deason, Amy Jo Rogers Dedmon, Loretta Waldron Des Marais, Richard Russellville DePalma, Rosemary Russellville Devereux, Sindy Dover Dickey, Bobby Hot Springs Dodd, Rhonda Siloam Springs Donahou, Laurie Russellville Douglas, Kent Clarksville Drum, Vaughn Hartman Dunham, John Atkins Dykema, Lisa Rogers Easterling, Mardi Huntsville Edwards, Kathy Danville Ehren, Kirk Paris Eldridge, Janice Atkins Eldridge, Sandra Atkins Emberson, Lou Ann Dardanelle Eslick, David Siloam Springs Evants, Brooks Pottsville Featherston, Mark Pine Bluff Featherston, Martha Paris Feinberg, Jerome Siloam Springs Freshmen 191 Filmmakers send movie to NASA A loose, but ambitious, society of mo- tion picture enthusiasts and filmmakers has made its presence known on our cam- pus and in the Russellville area over the past few years. Recently, the effort and enthusiasm of several of the group ' s members has attracted the attention of an organization of fellow " movie buffs " in Omaha, Neb. as well as that of a leading NASA official. Members of this group are Mark Bourne, John McMahon, Chuck Pistone, Tim Williams, Tom Selby, Phillip Bow- den, and David Young, plus various and other interested friends who have been randomly involved with the group ' s proj- ects. John McMahon and Mark Bourne, with the help of a few friends, created an ani- mated film, Paraquat. The title charac- ter, created with no intended connection to the herbicide of the same name, is a spacefaring creature with the peculiar flair for conversing with itself via two flat heads mounted on two long, slender necks. Though the creators had no intention of this meager animation endeavor to be taken so seriously, it won Honorable Mention in the L.A. Films National Amateur Film Contest. Last fall a video tape of Paraquat was sent to Omaha, Neb. where it was shown at a convention sponsored by the Omaha chapter of a national organization of sci- ence and science-fiction fans. Guest speaker at the convention was Jesco Von Puttkamer of NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He is known in fan cir- cles as the technical advisor for Star Trek and has published his own " Star Trek " fiction. Puttkamer saw Paraquat at the convention and he declared that the film is to be placed, with other artifacts of our 20th century culture, in a proposed NASA " time capsule " which is to be buried with its location recorded so that it may be un- earthed and studied by a future genera- tion. What does the future look like for those who want to continue filmmaking as a career? Mark Bourne summed it up with, " we have a gut feeling that whatever we ' ve accomplished so far is only the be- ginning of something much greater. We have no place to go but up! " Ferguson, Tracy DeQueen Fisher, Ricky Searcy Flegel, Janet Altus Floyd, Kim Ratcliff Forehand, William Dover Freeman, Kenny Booneville Fritsche, Elaine Booneville Frost, Regeneia Plainview Fuller, Susan Russellville Garrison, Jimmy Momlton Garrison, Mitchell Delaware Geren, Greg Greenwood Gilbreath, John Paris Gills, Reba Little Rock Gilmore, Martin Ozone Gilson, Mary Mena Glenn, Tory Perryville Gold, Ronald Detroit, MI Goodner, Karen Mena Gottsponer, Karen Morrilton Grant, Gregg Alma Gray, Cynthia Sherwood Gray, Karen Russellville Gray, Leonard Paris Gray, Susan Mena Gray, Virginia Russellville Green, Lorrie Paris Gregory, Sotonya Van Buren Guenette, Pierre Paris Hager, Connie Bentonville ,6 , i S J ? ®a . 4 192 People Freshmen Hankins, Mona Subiaco Hall, Clarence Russellville Halsell, Jeffrey Cabot Harderson, Marty Clarksville Harp, Danny Booneville Hasbarger, )ulia Russellville Haskins, Larry Searcy Hausermann, Deborah Kalamazoo, MI Hawes, Debbie Rogers Haynes, Thomas Ft Smith Hebard, Roy Van Buren Hibbard, Cindi Hot Springs Hefner, Paul Russellville Henderson, Shirley Delight Henson, Mica Momlton Henson, Sherry Ola Hester, Charles Lamar Hill, Becky Danville Hill, Tim Hector Hixson, David Pans Hoelzeman, Carol Momlton Hogins, Reece Dover Hollowell, James Heber Springs Holmes, David Richmond, TX Houston, Elizabeth Russellvill Hoyt, Ronnie Adona Hughes, David Little Rock Humphreys, Robert Havana Hunnicutt, Melissa Danville Hutchins, Patricia Atkins Irons, Jon Mt. Ida jacimore, Donna Russellville Jackson, Jodi Lamar Jackson, William Mt. Ida James, Pamela Blue Ball johnigarn, Delisa Earle Johnson, Rhonda Russellville Johnson, Valarie Russellville Jones, Donna Jasper Jones, Leshe Russellville Jones, Teressa Dover Keener, Amy Atkins Freshmen 193 Freshmen Keener, Amy Atkins Kennedy, Henrv Camden Kerst, BilLDeQueen Keys, lames ' Dardanelle Keys, Loran Russellville Kincaid, Mari Russellville Kincheloe, Kay Lonoke Kinslow, | R Russellville kirk I and, Kenneth Pocahontas Knight, Sarah Russellville Kreis, Elizabeth Paris Lambert, Rov Russellville Lantz, Ronnie Clarksville Larson, Arthur Lake Bluff, IL Lawrence, Devaney Little Rock Layrock, Gerrv ' Searcy Leding, Albert Altus Lee, Mark Jerusalem Lee, Weslev ' Sherwood Levvers, Lee Alma Linder, Jimmy ' Carlisle Lindley, Marguerite Dardanelle Linker, Pam Hector Littrell, Retha Berrvville Littrell, Wendie Russellville Lombardi, Cindy Hector Lombardi, Chris Hector Love, Deborah McCrory Lybrand, Brenda Mt Ida McCain, Tammie DeQueen McCollough, Scott No. Little Rock McConnell, Laura Russellvil le McGinn, Jeff Dallas, TX Mcllroy, Yvonne ' Clarksville McMaster, Jimmy Cedarville McMechen, Lon ' Boles Magness, Judith Little Rock Martin, Larry Waldron Martin, Stella.Mt Judea Massanelli, Dee No. Little Rock Massey, Jamie Marshall Medrick, Michael Ft. Smith 194 Peo] Apathy strikes Tech campus According to Webster ' s New Collegiate Dictionary, apathy means lack of interest or concern. That unfortunately is what a large majority of Tech students are suffer- ing from. Students who have a " ]ust get through school " attitude miss out on a very impor- tant aspect of college life; the social aspect Throughout the year there are student activities ranging from sororities fraterni- ties to team sports such as football and basketball. This year there are seven fraternities and three sororities. These groups pro- mote educational, social, and religious involvement at Arkansas Tech. However, only a small percentage of students ever join one of these social organizations. APATHY. In addition to these social clubs there are forty-three special interest clubs rang- ing from cheerleading to the Wildlife Club. But only a few of these clubs are really active and sport a large member- ship " APATHY. The Golden Suns, at the time of this writing, have a record of 17-1. But how many people show up to cheer them on? Very damn few. APATHY. As a matter-of-fact the only time a large group of students are ever united against anything is when they ' re complaining. 1 think it ' s about time Tech students started showing some unity, showing everybody that Tech students care about their school. In other words it ' s time we became UN- APATHETIC. Miller, Kathy ' Decatur Millwee, Mehnda DeQueen Minquez, George Carcas. Venezuela Mitchell, Knsti Russellville Mitchell, Terne Salus Modica, Michael El Dorado Moffatt, Donna Little Rock Montgomery, Chnstina Waldron Moore, Arthur Pans Moore, Diana Stephens Moore, Melame Foreman Moore, Steve Flippin Morgan, George Waldron Mosley, Paul Ft. Smith Moudy, Lisa Russellville Mullen, Barry Russellville Mullins, Lea Hot Springs Murphy, Annette Bentonvil Murray, David Russellville Nelson, Sandi Hospers, IA Neumeier, JohnRussellville Nevels, Charles ' Mt Pine Newton, PaulayCharleston Nichols, Elizabeth Momlton Nichols, Kim Mt |udea Nichols, Maria No. Little Rock Normand, Pat kirby Oels, Melody No Little Rock Olmstead, Latricia Russellville Olson, Dean R ;ellville Fresh ' i Freedom can be spelled b-i-1-l-s Whv do students araie to college 1 ( )b- viously to get an education, but is that all? Some come to get away from mom, dad and the rest of the family. Some to meet new people experience new things and live a different life And most for a little of all of these. One way that many students choose to exercise (heir freedom to develop a new lifestyle, is by moving off-campus. They move off for the auspicious reasons of learning self-reliance, responsibility and privacy or so they tell mom, dad, and the administration. Thev also move off for the freedom to party when they want, eat when thev want, sleep when thev want, and study if they wish. After all, there are times in the dorm when a person just can ' t do what they want to. Off-campus living provides them with all of these things and more; bills! liilK i o me in ariabh right aftei a stu dent has |ust enjoyed spending his last dollar at Whatta-Burger. Hopefully the student enjoyed his meal, it was his last. There are lean times ahead till all the debts are paid off. These debts include such things as: gas, electric, water, and phone bills, transportation expenses like gas and oil (no gas, no car, no way to school), and heaven and BEOG help the student who likes to use credit cards. But all in all, most students find off- campus li fe rewarding both in enjoyment and experience. They know that they will have to be out on their own some time and now is just as good of a time to start as any. What are they at college for any way but to get an education. ONeal, Mike Russellville Overturf, Koni Rogers Owen, Beth Benton Owen, Karka Bryant Owens, Lee ' Russellville Page, Keith Newport Parish, Bill LaRue, OH Pennington, Bobbie Rogers Penny, Tanya Greenbrier Phillips, Alan Clarksville Phillips, Tammy Little Rock Pierce, Ronnie Mt Judea Piercy, Polly ' Dardanelle Pilgram, Pam Van Buren Pitts, Douglas Russellville Pitts, Stephen Ola Poole, Greg Heber Springs Potter, Kelly Plainview Powell, Beth Little Rock Powell, Brenda.Van Buren Powers, Karen Atkins Prochazka, Bob Dover Pruitt, Kvle Beebe Pugh, Ken Hot Springs Purifoy, Carol No. Little Rock Ragland, MichaeL Marshall Rappold, Norbert Houston Raymond, Ricky Earle Reed, Kenny Paris Rice, Garland No. Little Rock Jr I 196 Peopli Freshmen Riggs, Tim Ft. Smith Riker, Davelle Dardanelle Riley, Leslie Pine Blufl Ritchie, Sheila Clarksville Robberson, Linda Dardanel Roberson, Kevin Morn lton Roberts, [effGreen Forest Roberts, Tammy Dardanelle Roberts, Tanva Charleston Roberts, Teresa Springdale Robertson, Vicky Dardanelle Robinson, Donald Dover Robinson, Randy Birta Robinson, Rhonda Russell ville Robinson, Ronald Dover Rogers, Deborah Waldron Rogers, Marietta Prairie View Rollow, Cindy ' Russellville Rosa, Bill Mt. View Royal, James Evening Shade Roys, kathy Russellville Rushing, Anthony Bryant Russell, Ronnie Russell vi lie Sanders, DavidDardanelle Sanders, Teresa ' Cabot Sawyer, Guv ' West Memphis Schmidt, Brad Danville Scott, Sheila Cotton Plant Self, Tommy Havana Shinley, David Stuttgart Shinn, Steve Pottsville Simmons, Becky Russellville Simmons, limmy ' Earle Simpson, Sharlotte ' Russell ville Sinkuler, Laura Ozark Slayton, Blake Forrest City Smith, Canssa Russellville Smith, lames ' Russellville Smith, Jamie ' Booneville Snow, Annette Mt. Ida Spee r, Cheryl Mt Ida Spencer, Sand S L ranton Freshmen: 147 Freshmen Stalnaker, Denise Alma States, Gene ' Bentonville Statler, lamie Atkins Stehle, loann Pans Stengel, Sherry- Pans Stromes, Susan VValdron Stroud, Linda Hector Stuart, Matthew ' Conway Stubbs, Tern Dardanelle Styers, Don Ozark Svendsen, Helene Russellville Swanson, Don Mt Home Tackett, Kelhe Russellville Taylor, Dan ' Russellville Taylor, Kenny ' Russellville Terry, Alan ' Dardanelle Thiemann, Tern Hot Springs Thomas, Doretha Wheatley Tilley, Vicky Decatur Tollison, Diane Russellville Topham, Melanie Booneville Torrellas, Janice Mornlton Tucker, Billy ' Little Rock Tucker, Chns- ' Clarksville Tucker, Marv ' JacksonvilIe Turnbull, Brenda Spnngdale Underwood, Randy Clarksville Vance, Bntt ' Mornlton Vaughan, Debra Searcy Vaughn, lames Charleston Venis, Julia Russellville Vernon, Kim Dardanelle Vernon, ZeldaPlummerville Voelkerding, knsh Searcy Wagnon, Cindy Russellville Wallis, Cheryl Mt Home Walter, Mark Rogers Ward, Michael Berrvville Warren, Carla Hector Warren, Kim Paris Watson, Cindi Black Springs Watson, Jamie Mornlton 198 People Cutbacks hurt Arkansas Tech Arkansas rech received several cutbacks in state funding this year, much to the con- cern of many administrators .it the univer- sity The cutbacks were due to insufficient tax revenues to meet allocations ind to the De- partment of Higher Education failing to agree with University officials concerning Tech ' s request for capital improvement funds. Reductions in the current budget were necessitated since Arkansas law will not allow state agencies to expend money which is not available, even though it has been ap- propriated The failure of the state tax collections to reach the expected levels required state agencies to trim budgets to a 9 lb percent level of funding, which in many cases meant not purchasing capital equipment and or cut- ting back on supplies and services. In the other major cutback area which would affect future funding, the Department of Higher Education did not include , nv of lech ' s capital improvement projects on its recommended list. I )i I ' enneth f ersh president i ailed the initial DUE recommendations " totally una ceptable. " However since the initial presentation in September, the University has received noti- I nation from DHE that the Systems Science building is being included in its priority list. It isNo. 15 and calls fora$4,000,000grantif the projects are funded by the state " Of course, we know there is no way that the total construction list can be funded, " Dr. Kersh states. " However if the priority list is acceptable today, there is a good chance to receive funding in future years. " Watts, Carolvn Waldron Wear, lennifer Dardanelle Wells, Sharon Danville Wewers, Anita Pans White, CaroiyRussellville White, Greg Green Forest White, Steve Ozark Whorton, Steve Russell ville Wilbanks, Susan Benton Wilborn, Danny Mulberry Wiley, Teddy Jerusalem Willard, Roger ' Mt. Home Williams, Denise Russellville Williams, Glenn Berryville Williams, Renee Mena Williams, Sammy ' Bentonville Wilson, Deborah Gruver, TX Wilson, Julie Gentry Witty, BilLValley Springs Woodward, Scott SUoam Springs Wright, Jo-Robin Spnngdale Wyers, Kathy No. Little Rock Yates, Janet Ozark Yerby, Lisa Van Buren Zeiler, Karen Paris Zimmer, John Mohne, IL Freshmen 199 Greek Delta Zeta I Alpha Phi Alpha I Kappa Alpha Order I 4 dungeons and dragons 4 Reagan wins at Tech Greek ' 201 D Z ' s sponsor Thanksgive-a-thon Delta Zeta officers are: President Dusqua Phillips Vice President Melissa Bell Vice President Joyce Minick Secretary Jill Barber Secretary Patty Kloppel Parliamentarian Tammy Bailey Delta Zeta is based on the principle of friendship, growth, scholarship, and ser- vice. Its purpose, outlined by the founders, is to build up the character and cultivate the truest and deepest friendship among its members, to stimulate one another in the pursuit of knowledge, and to afford every possible assistance and to incite all to the attainment of their greatest potential. The important philanthropies of Delta Zeta are the support of Gallaudet College, the only college in the world for the deaf, and the Arkansas Kidney Foundation. A project sponsored by Delta Zeta every year is Thanksgive-a-thon. This is the dis- tribution of collected food to needy families in the Russellville area. The members are also involved in campus activities. AZ — AZ — AZ — AZ — AZ — AZ — AZ — AZ Members of Delta Zeta are. front row Kimele Latta. Kelly Berryhill, Joyce Minick, Paula Hart, Dusqua Phillips, Tammy Jones, Karen McGrew, SaJly Zivovic, Nerissa France, Diana Dennis, Tammy Hams. Second row Beth Shaddox, Jamie King, Jill Barber, Kathy Beck, Cindy Ogle, Cheryl Chnstensen, Debbie Faubus, Alesia Franklin, Becky Hutchison, Tern Wade, Cindy Lowery. Shem Munnerlyn, Patncia Keoppel, Mareta Morales, Sharon Mabry, Donna Dennis, Sheila Kaufman. Third row: JoDee Havenstnte, Christy Maughn, Tammy Bailey, Pamm Freeman, Betsy Hall, Judy Donnohue, Tom Robertson, Brenda Kaufman, Linda Gangluff, Kathy Hermes, Ginette Turner, Roxahne keeling, Janice Scott 202 Greek FRAT J OUS ' i 1 1 t 1 : (i ■ - The presence of the Delta Zeta Soronty is made known bv The Delta Zeta soronty members present an interesting their supportive cheers skit dunne rush week AZ — AZ — AZ — AZ — AZ — AZ — AZ .- AJ J -• Delta Zeta Big Brothers are, front row: George Richison, Jeff Sohl, Ray Watkins, Ken Kennedy, Alvin Watkins, Mike Dunn. David Norman. Second row Ken Fntsche. James Larey, Bill Sims, Wilson Moore, Isaac Keeling, Tom Kennedy. Paul Rye GreeW203 Phi Mu sponsors annual carnival Phi Mu officers are: President Karen Latimer Vice President Kathy Simpson Secretary Connie Robbins Treasurer Cynthia Bowman Parliamentarian Connie Robbins Founded in 1852, Phi Mu is the second oldest collegiate women ' s fraternity. It was founded at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, by three students. Today, it ranks in the top five largest women ' s fraternities by chapter number. Phi Mu is interested in a cultural life, academic achievement, main- taining high morals, giving help to those less fortunate and attaining an ideal of " Nobel Womanhood. " Epsilon Lambda Chapter of Phi Mu strives to fulfill these goals. They are active in ac- tivities at Tech both as individuals and as sisters. Each year, Phi Mu sponsors three events for the entire community. These events are the Phi Mu Carnival, the Queen of Hearts Dance, and the Bridal Show. Phi Mu ' s philanthropy is project HOPE. Phi Mu member; are, front row Patty Harrison, Connie Robbins, Shelley Harding, Joy Noble. Regina Wiseman, Kathy Simpson, Patty Hiryak. Second row: Linda Kimbrough. Cindy Bowman, Shelia Churchill, Kim Miller, Danell Johnson, Marti Lyons, Julie Schluterman Third row: Missy Head, Cindy Lueken, Gaylene LeBlanc, Karen Laitmer, Kathy Caldarera, Renee Guenette, and Sue Leeser. Phe Phi Mu soronty members are always appropriately ittired tor the Phi Mu Carnival A Phi Mu member is always helpful wherever or whenever she is needed This Phi Mu is helping with the Blood Drive Jl Phi Mu Big Brothers are. front row: Mark Bradley. Brian Abbott Second row: Paul Gray, Jerry Evans, Ken Boyle, Craig Williams Thud row Rick Dwyer, Robert Ford, Tom Jones, and Jeff Whitmer Greek 203 Zeta ' s work with friendship school Zeta Tau Alpha officers are: President Ann Kimbrell Vice President 1 Kathy Keenan Vice President II Missy Argo Secretary Kim Campbell Treasurer Kerri Sawyer Zeta Tau Alpha is known as a fraternity, not a sorority, to distinguish it from high school or business clubs which may use Greek names. The purpose of Zeta Tau Alpha is " to intensify friendship, foster a spirit of love, create such sentiments, perform such deeds, and mold such opinions as will con- duce to the buildingupofa purer and nobler womanhood in the world. " In Zeta Tau Alpha, there is no standardiza- tion of type. The goal is well rounded chap- ters made up of well rounded girls. The na- tional philanthropy of the Zetas is NARC — The National Association for Retarded Citi- zens. The local chapter works closely with the Friendship School for Exceptional Chil- dren. On campus, the Zetas sponsor 50 ' s week during the spring. ZTA — ZTA — ZTA — ZTA — ZTA — ZTA Zela Tau Alpha Si,y Brothers are, front row Mark Campbell. Randv Pnce, Buzz Kitchens, loeBoh Vann. Houston Townsend Second row: Johnny Corhin. Robert McCollum, Kyle Turner, |oe Alpe. Ion Birmingham Steve Anderson, Calvin Chesser. Mark Millwood, Ronnie Adkison Third row Mark Smith, and Kelly Davis Bv building a column of girls. ZetaTau Alpha builds spirit A pretty Zeta Tau Alpha member carries her flag proudly for Arkansas Tech Universitv a ' ■ P " P rally for the Wonder Boys 11 X— ZTA — ZTA — ZTA — ZTA — ZTA Members of Zeta Tau Alpha are. front row: Nikki Shock, Nancy Berg, Amber Argo. Brenda Lawless, Missy Argo. NonaCoburn, Pam Coffman, Diane Hicks Scci ndrow Cindy Williams, Kathy Keenan. [uanita Langford, Timi Harp, Lisa Sellers, Mary Michl, Shem Powell, Laura Stanulis. Third row Kim Treadway, Kern Sawyer, Rhonda Moore, Tern Stubbs, Linda Phillips. Becky Meadors, Melissa Young, Rita Carr Fourth row Ann Kimbrell. Men Roo Blaty, Lisa Pnce, Leslie [ones, Bena Tomlinson. Tracey Statler, Kim Misenhimer Fifth row: Deanna Bnght, Tressa Bond, Tammy Houston, Kim Campbeil, Kelley Turner, Peggy Chansley, Debbie Cannon, Melissa Stamps Susan Corley, Elaine Dial Sixth row. Kan Utley. |udy Puckett, Susan Huett, Elizabeth Ward, Lisa Lampkin Tammy Hutchins, Amy Tnplett Greek 207 Alpha Phi Alpha founded by 7 jewels Alpha Phi Alpha officers are: President Tony Brown Vice President Andre Watson Secretary Michael Clark Treasurer Michael Clark Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, the first Negro College Greek Letter Organization, was founded through the pious efforts of seven great men: Henry A. Callis, Nathaniel A. Murray, George B. Kelley, Robert H. Ogle, Eugene K. Jones, Vertnor W. Tandy and Charles H. Chapman, known in Alpha Phi Alpha as the Seven Jewels. The mother chap- ter of Alpha Phi Alpha was established at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York on December four, 1906 with the motto, " First of all, Servants of all, We Shall Transcend All. " Alpha Phi Alpha strives to perform manly deeds, attain high scholarship and per- petuate love for all mankind. Through the years Alpha Phi Alpha has proudly admitted that it has been an inspira- tion to many, with a membership of over 50,000. VOA — A3 A — A M — A3 A — A4 A — A3 A Members of Alpha Phi Alpha are: Andre Watson, Michael Clark, and Anthony Brown. 208 Greek The Alpha Phi Alpha members will boogie down to show An Alpha Phi Alpha member struts his stuff to give an their support for the Wonder Boys. added support to the Wonder Boys. x AOA — AOA — A t A — A M — A DA ■ - II • If. tf Members of the Alpha Angels are, front row: Jeni Toney, Jeanette Nelson, Alicia Smith. Second row: Vernessa Harvey and Cordelia Dodson GreeW209 (. A 1 c g TLEL K.A s seek to preserve ideals Kappa Alpha Order officers are: President Johnny Corbin Vice President Steve Anderson Secretary Greg Pendleton Treasurer Frank Sharum Parliamentarian Inky Williams Kappa Alpha Order is a national social fraternity whose aim is to build Christian character, provide service for the betterment of the University, and to promote unity and brotherhood among all members. Established at Washington and Lee Uni- versity at Lexington, Virginia in 1865, the fraternity was founded in an atmosphere of high idealism by four young men deter- mined to preserve the cherished prospects of chivalry and honor. The Fraternity sought to perpetuate the ideals of manly virtue exemplified in the life of Robert E. Lee. The members of Kappa Alpha are involved in many University activities as a group and as individuals. The Fraternity also works with many school and community service projects each year. KA— KA— KA— KA— KA — KA — KA 5HS5 m Members of Kappa Alpha are, front row: Bob Sullivan, Phillip Shelby, Johnny Corbin, Danny Ketcherside, Charles Abemathy, Geral Holloway, Inky Williams. Second row: Mark Gould, Greg Pendleton, John McGowan, Alvin Watkins, Ray Whatley, Jim Beck, Houston Townsend. Third row: Mark Millwood, David Hoskins, Corky Pankey, Jay Pool, Robert McCollum, Ronnie Adkison, Danny Brazeel. fourth row: Paul Rye, Marc Davis, Lewis Thompson, Mark Alexander, Richard Grandstaff. Billy Sims, Scott Treece, Steve Anderson. Fifth row: Jeff Farris, Glen Yarbrough, Chris Parks, William Spears, Ron Chancellor, Isaac Keeling. 210 Greek ' BASE LI N E. The Kappa Alpha Order " Baseline Bums " help to support The Kappa Alpha brothers are showing school spirit by the Wonder Boys with their own cheering section. building a column of fellow members. KA — KA — KA — KA— KA — KA — KA ■sif nil Members of the Kappa Alpha Southern Belles are, front row. Kim Campbell, Deanna Bright. Kim Treadway, Paula Hart, Juanita Langford, Nikki Shock, Cindy Williams, Kathy Keenan, Kerri Sawyer, Lisa Sellers, Sue Leeser, Tammy Jones. Second rout: Jayne Crabb, Tressa Bond, Roxane Keeling, Renee Guenett, Ginette Turner, Kim Misenhimer, and Mary Michl. Greek 211 Lambda Chi ' s promote brotherhood Lambda Chi Alpha officers are: President Bill Boaz Vice President John Kennedy Secretary Kyle Turner Treasurer Max Chesser Parliamentarian Gregg Higgs Lambda Chi Alpha is a men ' s social frater- nity whose purpose is to promote educa- tional, social, athletic, and religious in- volvement through brotherhood at Arkansas Tech. Members of Lambda Chi Alpha at Arkan- sas Tech are from all fields of study, and from every walk of life. As a group, the Fraternity has worked with the Lakehouse Home for young adults to raise money to make im- provements at their house. Lambda Chi Alpha also has various other projects throughout the year to keep everyone in- volved. In past years, the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity has won the Dean ' s Award for the outstanding fraternity and also the Presi- dent ' s Award for the highest over-all grade point. AXA — AXA — AXA — AXA — AXA — AX Member of lambda Chi Alpha are, front row Randy Ervin, Jack Treadway, Larry Jones, Bob Adams, Chns Mover, Max Chesser, Joe Alpe, Michael Roys, Timm White, Robert James Second row Ray Watkins, Roger Oakley, Leslie Blue, Paul Francis, Harold Hubbard, Jim Miller, Joe Bob Vann, Rich Anderson, Mike O ' Neal, Stephen O ' Black, Tim Aynes, Michael Langley, William Lemlev Third row Richard Swilling, Keith Brown. Alan Kizer, Kyle Turner, Buddy Gunter, Phil Ca truth, Doug Jones, Marc Whitfield, George Richison, Teddy Puckett, Randy Bandy, Paul Dufford, Kevin Mason, Wilson Moore, James Larey, Clay Harris. Fourth row: Ken Fntsche, David McMillan, Dave Sellers, Jon Stewart, Larry Dilday, Tim Almond, Henry Hawkins, Bruce Wilkins, Bill Intille, Ken Kennedy, Troy Alvarado, Steve Cramsey, Greg Higgs, Marty Miles, Terry Mil ham, Dennis Griffin, Bill Boaz, Tom Kennedy The Lambda Chi Alpha Crescents are proudly showing off their favorite fraternity ' s T-shirts A tno of Lambda Chi Alpha brothers combine their voices in cheering for Arkansas Tech University V — AXA — AXA — AXA — AXA — AXA Mjgwfip— ami I Lambda Chi Alpha Crescent Girts are, trout row. Wanda Hoyt, Deb Hartman, Rhonda Sullins, Dusqua Phillips, Missy Argo Secondrow Kathryn Hermes, RuthCouser, Timi Harp, Tammy Houston, Cindy Lowry, Laune Commer Third row Kan Utley, Christie Hoelzeman, Shern Powell, Laura Stanulis, Elaine Dial, Chnsry Maughn, and Jill Barber Greek 2 1 3 Phi Lambs promote campus spirit t m o Phi Lambda Chi Phi Lambda Chi, the oldest social frater- nity on the Arkansas Tech campus, is the only national fraternity founded in the state of Arkansas. Originally known as the Cavaliers in 1964 at Arkansas Tech, the club changed its name to Phi Lambda Chi during the summer of 1976. The Phi Lambda Chi National organiza- tion has grown steadily since its beginning, and it has several strong chapters in the area as well as bright prospects for the future. The Fraternity sets as its goals a striving for social and academic superiority and a pro- motion of the spirit of brotherhood as well as its support for campus and community. Once each Spring, the Phi Lambs sponsor Sadie Hawkins Week. The Phi Lambs are also involved in other activities at Tech. (MX — 4 AX — MX — MX — MX — 3 A 3 552552 Phi Lambda Chi members are, front row, Butchie McAhster. Mark Isenhower, Scott Sanders, Jerry Evans, Dave Lowrey, Brad Cooper, Clay Van Horn. Jon Birmingham Second row: Larry Fooks, J R Stalhngs, Tim McGuire, Roy Hocker, David Norman, Craig Williams, J. R. Damron, J. R. Gnffin. Third row: Barney Riley, John Presley. J. R. Robertson, J. R Murray, Steve Balloun, Leroy Hams, Doc Marvin, Jimmy Brickie, J- R Rookshire, and Tim Moore. ■ Phi Lambda Chi officers are: President Clay Van Horn Vice President John Birmingham Secretary Donald Womack ., Treasurer Mark Marvin The Phi Lambda Chi brothers proudly show off their handmade paddles with a smile X — OAX — MX — MX — OAX — OAX Phi Lambda Lil Sis are, front row: Debbie Cannon, Luann Crow, Diana Moore, Deanna Ferguson, Vien Pham, Sally Vivovic Second row Sandy Claire, Tom Robertson, Sharon Mabry, Mary Tucker, Annette Joseph. Third row Tamhra Hutchins, Elizabeth Ward, Lisa Lampkin Greek 2 I yffifl " ' l ouv. Sig Ep ' s win homecoming float award Sigma Phi Epsilon officers are: The founding fathers of Sigma Phi Epsilon based this fraternity on three cardinal prin- President Jeff Sohl ci P les: Virtue - Diligence, and Brotherly Vice President Scott McKennon Love Alon S wlth these P " ™ples, the Secretary Stephen Blackford Fraternit y wa dedicated to the " love of God Treasurer Ken Boyle and P eace throu 8 h brotherhood. " These Parliamentarian Tom Jones ideas have c ° " tinued unchanged even to- day. On the Tech campus, Sig Ep ' s are actively involved in the Student Government Associ- ation, the Student Activities Board, Student Publications, Residents Assistance, and ath- letics. In past years, the Sig Ep ' s have con- tributed to academic excellence by winning the President ' s Award, and the Dean ' s award for outstanding fraternity. The Sig Ep ' s were very proud this year of winning the Homecoming Float and the Delta Zeta Thanksgive-a-thon. £ DE — 2 J E — XOE — £3 E — XOE — XOE ■tun Members of Sigma Phi Epsilon are, front row: William Dejesus and Mark Bradley. Second row: Jeffrey Sohl, Terry Reeves, Steven Sohl, Morgan Richardson, Lanny Shirley, James Abbott, Michael Chaney. Third row: John Tedford, John A. Taurone, Scott McKennon, Charles Tripp, Robert Humphreys, Steven Spencer, Paul Gray, Stephen Miller. Fourth row: Johnny Lambert, James Taylor, John Gentry, Kevin Gilbreth, Douglas Smith, Johnny Boyle, John Guetzlaff, Jerry Bishop. Fifth row: Michael Hoyle, Andrew Williamson, Roger White, Thomas Jones, Stephen Blackford, Robert Ford, Jon Carroll, David Johnson. 216 Creek Sigma Phi Epsilon helped the Arkansas Tech cheerleaders A flag waving Sig Ep man helps to cheer his brothers on at by presenting them a $50 check. an ATU pep rally for the Wonder Boys. SOE — 2®E — XOE — XOE — 23 E Sigma Phi Epsilon Golden Hearts are. front row: Missy Head, Julie Davis, Shelly Hardy, Michelle Beck, Kathy Simpson. Second row: Cheryl Christensen, Kelly BerryhiU, Erica Schreiber, Gaylene LeBlanc, Jolynda Hammock, Debbie Faubus, Debi Turner. Greek 217 Theta Chi promotes pride in Tech Theta Chi officers are: President Buzz Kitchens Vice President Randy Price Secretary Wallie Shaw Treasurer David Tipton Parliamentarian Neil Martin Theta Chi is a men ' s national social frater- nity whose purpose is to instill and promote a distinct and unique pride in Arkansas Tech, to establish active school spirit, sup- port a more enthusiastic student awareness in the academic community, develop a sense of responsible service to the University, and create a beneficial working relationship be- tween the faculty administration and the student body. Theta Chi Fraternity came to the Arkansas Tech University campus in 1976. Thus, it is recognized as Tech ' s first national fraternity. Theta Chi provides a brotherhood in which one can enjoy friendship, coopera- tion, study, and service to the school and community. ex— ex— ex— ex— ex— ex Members, of Theta Chi are. front row Randy Price, Mark Campbell, Buzz Kitchens, Greg Patterman, Tim Paden. Se: nd row: Mike Sutterheld, Kenneth Baxter, Jeff Whitmer, Neal Martin, Irby Bryan, King Relic, Kevin Polczynski, Dan Polczynski. Third row: Chuck Holland, James Peden, Curtis Greve, Randy Morrow, Marty Jennen, Bill Dale, Gary McCoy, Howard Rogers. Fourth row James Owens, David Bergman, Jeff Davis, Kurt Lambert, Tom Johnson, Logan Moore, Terry Crow, Randy Soell. Fifth row: David Steward, Greg Huett, Michael Dowell, David Tipton, Wallie Shaw, Robert Storment, Bill Hancock, Rodney Jones. 218 ' Creek THETA CHI SAYS ALL THE WAY TECH The Theta Chi fraternity promotes an invitation to be- The Theta Chi men show off their fraternity memorabilia come a brother by attending a smoker- during a freshman orientation $x— ex— ex— ex— ex— ex— ex Members of the Theta Chi Lit Sisters are, front row: Trade Bridges, Diane Hicks, Jan Clayborn, Deborah Wilson, Linda Stelly, Pam Coffman, Nona Cobum, Joann Stehle, Janet Stehl. Second row: Vicky Terrill, Carrie Painey, Paula Hattabaugh, Tracey Statler, JoDee Havenstride, Susan Huett, Mary Burdine, Ann Kimbrell, Rita Carr. GreekJ219 Sports football I golden suns I intramurals I 4 Phi Mu 4Theta Chi 220 Sports Sports 221 From start to finish, season of hard work pays off for Wonder Boys The ability to cope with early adversities and the ability to mature through the season were the keys to a successful season for the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys. The Wonder Boys faced a formidable season with the season opener taking place at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock against the Univer- sity of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The first home game was held on Parent ' s Day against Washburn University of Topeka, Kansas. Northeastern Oklahoma was the next op- ponent for the Wonder Boys. The following weekend the Wonder Boys faced off against a new foe, NCAA II powerhouse Northern Iowa. After that they moved into conference play starting with Harding at home and ending up against the Southern Arkansas Muleriders in Magnolia. Head Coach Harold Steelman viewed the season as a foundation year. There was much emphasis placed on the new and up- coming members of the squad. Leon An- derson left a group of 60 returning players consisting of 22 lettermen and 13 starters, so many were returning with some playing experience. Before the season got under- way, Steelman had lost ten or twelve due to various reasons and relied on incoming freshmen to provide the Wonder Boys with the necessary depth needed to develop a winning team. The defense was hurt by graduation and the offense also lost two top ball handlers due to personal reasons. The battle for the job of quarterback proved to be a lively one. The top contend- ers for the position were Doug Stephens, Jim Goodman, Danny Brazeel, and Herb Ford. When the time came, Jim Goodman proved to be the man Steelman chose for the job. With the number of team members down to 85 as the Wonder Boys faced the season opener against UAPB, Coach Steelman shifted players around to strengthen both the offensive and defensive units of the team. As the days before the season opener drew closer, the Wonder Boys spent time under the lights of Buerkle Field scrimmag- ing against each other. Much emphasis was placed on the special teams and the kicking game. Kelly Davis started off the season opener with a 28 yard field goal to provide the Wonder Boys with a win over UAPB. After a touchdown by the Golden Lions with 438 left in the third quarter, the Wonder Boys took over and drove to the UAPB 12 yard line before being halted. Kelly Davis was then called on to make the field goal that was the eventual game winner. In a slow-moving game against Wash- burn the Wonder Boys racked up their sec- ond win of the season against the Ichabods, 41-20. This was the second meeting of Tech and Washburn, the last one being in 1970 which Tech won 23-0. The game delighted the student body with the big win at home. Goodman completed 14 of 21 passes and the aerial assault proved useful to both teams. The Ichabod quarterback went to the air 56 times completing only 29. Tommy Faison, Henry Hawkins, Glen Yarbrough, and Lew Thompson show the defensive units pursuit which was a major factor in the Wonder Boy showing this year. Football 223 Mark Millwood goes up to make a reception against a Ouachita defender in the middle of the field. The Wonder Boys take it across for another touchdown against the U AM Boll Weevils. The game was Homecoming for Tech and Buerkle field was packed for the game A group of Wonder Boys led by Richard Ellison (34) at i Glen Yarbrough (73) swarm over a UCA Bear who waslt t alone to deal with the crowd of Wonder Boys. Kicker, Kelly Davis, proved to be a very useful asset in the Wonder Boys scoring department. Davis connects on an attempted field goal. Scoreboard Tech Opponent 17 UAPB 14 41 Washburn 20 33 Northeast Oklahom a . 42 10 Northern Iowa 49 35 Harding 18 14 Henderson 11 44 UAM 28 7 UCA 35 32 OBU 29 14 Southern Arkansas . . . 17 All AIC Jim Goodman Darryl Collier Greg Jefferson Tony Faison Houston Townsend Irvin Phillips 224 Sports Season of hard work pays off Tech lost the first game of their season against the Redmen of Northeastern Ok- lahoma, 42-33, the eventual second place team in Division I, NAIA. Although the Wonder Boy ' s win against Washburn the previous week was a big one, it was a sad one for freshman, Clifford Davis as his mother suffered a heart attack during the first half while watching her son play. She was pronounced dead later on arrival at St. Mary ' s. Against the Redmen the Wonder Boys were having a tough time. The game was close with 4: 11 remaining. After a Tech touchdown, Steelman decided to go for a two point conversion attempt with the score close at 34-33, in hopes that the points would give the Wonder Boys the third win of the season. The conversion attempt was intercepted and followed up by a 67 yard run for a touchdown that gave the Redmen the win. The Wonder Boys got a very physical game from hard-hitting Northern Iowa when they traveled to Cedar Falls to chal- lenge the Panthers in the Uni-Dome. The Panther defense proved to be too much for the usually high-powered offense of the Wonder Boys. At the half the score was 21-10 in favor of the Panthers. In the second half Northern Iowa came out ready to take it to Tech. The Panther quarterback hit Jeff Gardner for a 30 yard score and then con- nected with Ken Harvey to put the score at 35-10 before Tech could react. UNI scored twice more before the final period ended to give them the win, 49-10. The Wonder Boys eased past the Harding University Bisons to win their second con- ference game, 35-18. Tech was halted by several penalties as they amassed 192 yards on 17 penalties. Tech ' s victory over Henderson State was the first win against the Reddies since 1972. The Wonder Boys took an early lead by scor- ing within the first three minutes of the first quarter. The Reddies kept the ball on the ground to score but missed the extra point attempt to make the score, 7-6. The Hender- son defense shut down the Tech offense with scoreless second and third quarters. Henderson went ahead 11-7 with 3:59 left in the third quarter. Tech scored once more with 6:22 remaining in the ballgame to give the Wonder Boys the win, 14-11. At Conway Tech lost to UCA, 35-7, in a battle of the unbeatens. The loss put Tech at 3-1 in the conference and 5-3 for the season. Tech quarterback, Jim Goodman broke two school records that had held for 13 years. Both of the previous records were set by Leon Anderson. In only eight games Goodman had 1 ,556 yards passing while the old record fell with only 1,384 yards for the season. Goodman also broke the total of- fense record of 1,595 yards in 1967; he had 1,777 vards that should have reached the 2,000 yard mark before the season ended. Ouachita Baptist University was expected to use the same methods that UCA used in trying to shut down the Wonder Boys. This game probably stands as the most exciting of the season as the spectators watched the Wonder Boys rally in the last two minutes of the ball game to take the victory from the Tigers. With only 2:10 remaining to play in the game, Tech turned the contest into one of the most spectacular and unusual come- backs in history. A bad snap to Tiger punter, Todd Quick, went through his legs and was recovered by Tech ' s Phillip Shelby at the Tiger three yard line. Greg Jefferson took it across the line and into the end zone with 1:56 showing on the clock. The two point conversion attempt was missed and the score stood at 29-21 , in favor of Ouachita Baptist. Mark Millwood recovered the onside kick for the Wonder Boys at the Ouachita 44 yard line. Then Tech quarterback, Jim Goodman made a desperation pass that landed in the end zone in the waiting arms of Stacy Johnson. Goodman then took the ball in for the two point conversion that tied the game with the score at 29-29 with only 37 seconds left to play in the ballgame. With just six seconds left, Ouachita Bap- tist was forced to punt from the Tiger 35 yard line. David Hoskins broke through the line to block the kick and Tech recovered the ball at the Ouachita three yard line with 0:01 remaining on the clock. The Wonder Boys opted to try for the field goal, but Davis Norris, a Ouachita Tiger, ( ame through the line to block the field goal attempt as the time remaining on the clock ran out. Mean- while, kicker Kelly Davis picked up the loose ball and headed for the end one al- though an official had already inadvertently blown the play dead. The rule book states, however, that in the case of an accidental or inappropriate whistle the down must be played over. After much discussion the two teams reappeared and this time Davis made the 22 yard field goal to give Tech a win, 32-29 over the Ouachita Tigers. In the last game of the 1980 season Tech fell to the Southern Arkansas Muleriders in Magnolia. The winning touchdown was set up when Tech quarterback, Jim Goodman made a poor pitch to Stacy Johnson and Troy Gambel jumped on the ball for the Mule- riders. Don Tumey, Southern Arkansas quarterback, took the ball across for the touchdown making the score 13-14 and the two point conversion put the score at 15-14 in favor of the Muleriders. The Southern Arkansas team didn ' t let up and found Jim Goodman an easy target for another two points as they sacked him in his own end- zone. Those two points put the score to 17-14 before the clock ran out. The Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys finished the season with a 6-4 mark and 4-2 in the conference. For their play during the season, six Tech players were named All-AIC — Jim Good- man, Darryl Collier, Greg Jefferson, Tony Faison, Houston Townsend, and Irvin Phil- lips. Goodman was also named honorable mention in the AIl-American team. Members of the football team are Kerry Bartholomew, Jim Beck, Kenny Bell, Alan Blackard, Danny Brazeel, Daryl Collier, Kelly Davis, Marc Davis, James Dobbins, Richard Ellison, Tony Faison, Ken Fritsche, David Furrow, Herb Ford, Jim Goodman, Mark Gould, Henry Hawkins, Ronnie Hoof, David Hoskins, Greg Jefferson, Gale Jones, Isaac Keeling, Ronnie Littleton, Kelly Loop, Mark Martin, Mark Millwood, James Montgomery, Carl Moragne, Derrick Nelson, Irvin Phillips, Lanny Reese, Terrance Richardson, Paul Rye, Juan Salazar, Phillip Shelby, Greg Simpkins, Chris Smith, Terry Smith, Doug Stephens, Mike Taylor, Steve Temple, Lew Thompson, Houston Townsend, John Utley, Mike Vaught, Ray Whatley, Frank Williams, Glen Yarbrough, Gary Kellar, John Middleton, Dennis Stum- baugh, Randall Ingle, Carl Ray Crosby, Rod Martin, Tracy Bames, Wesley Hassen, Charles Nevels, Eddie Moore, John Smith, Robert Hunter, Gerald Webster, Robert Bums, Stephen Kelly, Irwin Ruby, and Robert Biggs. Coaches and Staff: Harold Steelman, Bill Buckner, Tom Rutledge, Charles Wade, Phil Collins, Melvem Watson, Charles FootbaU 225 Calhoun, John Hopkins, Steve Sohl, David Scroggins. Wonder Boys tie for fifth in AIC The Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys opened the first game of the season against Freed- Hardeman. The hot-shooting of Joe Bob Wise and Eric Bozeman led the Wonder Boys to their win. The Freed-Hardeman team was much taller than the Tech team, but that didn ' t stop the Wonder Boys from taking the 94-85 win. The strong depth of the Wonder Boys was an important factor, ten players can be played interchangeably. Tech led at the half, but the Lions rallied to within two points late in the game. The Wonder Boys took to the road as they traveled to Joplin, Missouri, to meet the team from Southwestern Oklahoma in the open- ing round of the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference and the Annual Southern Mis- souri Invitational Tournament. Although the Wonder Boys were down 42-33 at the half they came back to turn their season record to 3-0 by capturing the win. The rebounding ability of the Wonder Boys proved to be in- strumental in their win. In the conference opener against Arkansas College the Wonder Boys took the win with the winning shot coming with :20 on the clock. Eric Bozeman put in the winning bas- ket with an eight-footer in the lane to give the Wonder Boys the win with a score of 69-68. With both teams trading baskets through- out the first half the Wonder Boys captured the win over the Harding Bisons. The score was tied eight times during the first half and the margin never reached more than two points until Harding had a 26-23 lead over (cont. on page 228) Kerry GiUory jumps high in (he air to grab a rebound for Tech. Tech ' s Eric Bozeman attempts a shot against Hendrix, only to have it blocked. 226 Sports Ron Chancellor and Kerry Gillory attempt to block a shot against a Ouachita player. Joe Bob Wise holds on to the final rebound in Tech ' s victory at UCA as several Bears try to take it away. Basketball 227 Wonder Boys tie for fifth in AIC (cont. from page 226) Tech with s 31 remaining in the half. The Bisons extended that lead to 32-27 before the Wonder Boys began to cut the lead and take a 46-44 lead into the locker room at the half. With 6:59 to play in the game Tech led the Bisons 74-66, but the Harding team managed to pull within three points with 2:32 showing on the clock. Joe Bob Wise sank both ends of a one-and-one situation and after a couple of more free throws the 91-85 win for the Won- der Boys was insured. The Arkansas Tech team fell to conference leader, Henderson State University after battling them on even terms for more than forty minutes. The loss came after a dramatic overtime win against Southern Arkansas University. The much taller team from Hen- derson proved to be more than the Wonder Boys could handle. Tech capitalized on a rash of mistakes by the Bears of the University of Central Arkan- sas and took advantage of the opportunity to take a 19 point lead into the locker room at the half. In the late going the Bears staged a comeback attempt, but were turned away by the Wonder Boys. The Wonder Boys took the win with a 73-70 score. Against the Boll Weevils of Monticello the Wonder Boys couldn ' t find the winning touch. The Boll Weevils rallied in the second half to take the win for the Wonder Boys who had led by as much as 12 points in the first half. The Boll Weevils ' free-throw shooting proved to be the winning factor. With Eric Bozeman gunning in 31 points the Wonder Boys took a win from Ouachita Baptist University. The win gave the Wonder Boys a 6-1 record at home. Tech built up a 68-50 lead only to see it decreased to a 78-76 margin with 0:09 remaining in the ballgame. The Wonder Boys broke the OBU full-court press and Bozeman put in a lay-up to give the Wonder Boys the win. The Wonder Boys lost a close one to the SAU Muleriders in the final seconds. SAU took the win by one point with a score of 68-67. The winning basket was set up by a drive the full length of the court and a basket that was the winning score with only 0:09 remaining on the clock. Against Hendrix th e Wonder Boys were turned away by the War- riors. Although the Wonder Boys outpaced the Warriors they lost 90-76. Tech ' s Wonder Boys celebrate a victory at the end of a game. F l Frank Baxter grabs a loose ball as he is being entangled by an opposing player. Eric Bozeman and Ron Chancellor guard two SAU Muleriders during an AIC game. 228ISports SCORE BOARD Tech 94 Freed- Hardeman 85 79 N E. Oklahoma 66 73 S. W. Oklahoma 68 57 Missouri South 62 69 Arkansas College 68 64 Ouachita Baptist 67 91 Ha rding 85 72 Missouri-Rolla 78 89 Freed- Hardeman 93 66 Hendrix 70 58 N. E. Oklahoma 65 74 Southern Ark. 72 64 Henderson State 68 76 C of O 58 73 UCA 70 58 UA-Monticello 67 84 Arkansas College 85 80 Ouachita Baptist 76 84 Harding 86 76 Hendrix 90 67 Southern Arkansas 68 60 Henderson 69 66 C of O 72 67 UCA 63 58 UA-Monticello 55 Ron Chancellor hauls down a rebound with a lot of leg action. Jeff Lovelace attempts to shoot the ball, but is fouled by a Scot player. Members of the 1980-81 Wonder Boys are: (front left) Ron Gold, Head Coach George Jones, Assistant Coach Danny Ebbs, and Mike Adams, (back left) Barry Mullen, Gary Gordon, Frank Baxter, Ron Chancellor, David Hughes, Karry Guillory, Jeff Lovelace, Eddie Layrock, William " BOO " Spears, Joe Bob Wise, Eric Bozeman, Robert " Bodie " Hickey, Greg Sims, Steve Smith, and Milton Rice. Basketball 229 Golden Suns continue to shine The Golden Suns had another great season, ranking number one in the nation and capturing their third straight AWISA crown. The Arkansas Tech Golden Suns con- tinued to shine brightly this season as they captured their third straight AWISA crown. The championship was assured as the Suns defeated Arkansas College. The season also marked the first one for the number one ranking in Division II to be given to Tech. In other firsts, Sherry Raney set several new school records in nine of the twelve cate- gories. Raney averaged 19.6 points per game and 7.5 rebounds. Tech entered the Arkansas Women ' s Intercollegiate Sports Association tourney with a bye and the AIAW Southwest Re- gional Tournament as the number one cede. The Regionals were held at Louisiana College, in Pineville, Louisiana. In the first games of the season, the Suns started off their winning tradition as they defeated the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in the first home game of the season with a score of 67-55. The previous week the Sugar Bears of Central Arkansas had hosted Tech in Conway. They took the vic- tory there also, but with a much closer score of 68-60. Sherry Raney, despite close cover- age by the opposing defense was the high scorer in both contests. Susan Godfrey also added to the Suns ' assets as her outside shooting proved to be more than useful when the points were really needed. After the half Godfrey ' s outside accuracy got the girls from Tech fired up as they opened the second half with a flurry of activity. After a slow start against the Riderettees of Southern Arkansas the Golden Suns cruised to a 68-54 win. The Suns had trou- ble gaining their usually high field goal percentage against the man-to-man de- fense. Tech also got into early foul trouble and had to go to the bench to take up the slack. The Suns ' defense proved to be a decisive factor in the game with Raney sit- ting on the bench the last half of the second quarter after getting into foul trouble. As the girls went to the locker room at the half the score stood at 33-25 in Tech ' s favor. Linda Poe and Raney opened led with some key defensive plays as Tech opened the second half in a 2-3 defense. Lisa Vernon added to the score as she found the hoop on several consecutive occasions before the Suns took definite control of the win with 4:50 left to play in the game. Carla Burruss and Lisa Vernon block out under the boards as they both go up for a rebound- Lisa Walker gets her hands up as she plays defense for the Suns before a home crowd 230 Sports Tammy Whitener races down court against a fast-moving Sugar Bear from UCA as she tries to catch the Suns off guard SCOREBOARD Tech 67 UA Pine Bluff 55 70 UCA 62 74 Ouachita Baptist 54 68 Southern Arkansas 54 79 UA Little Rock 60 74 Arkansas State 67 71 N. E. Oklahoma 62 71 Henderson State 65 81 John Brown U. 45 58 Philander Smith 25 66 Arkansas College 69 73 UA Monticello 69 68 N. E. Oklahoma 57 63 College of the Ozarks 38 75 UA Pine Bluff 61 62 UCA 38 67 Ouachita Baptist 42 51 University of Ark. 50 54 UA Little Rock 51 65 John Brown U. 38 50 Arkansas State 46 90 Henderson State 68 j 67 Philander Smith 47 57 Arkansas College 43 84 Southern Arkansas 65 68 UA Monticello 69 71 College of the Ozarks 37 70 University of Ark. 64 j Reject! Belinda Baker goes up and over to block a shot without fouling anyone in the process. Sherry Raney looks on. Golden Suns 231 Proving that she isn ' t going to give up without a fight is Raney as she looks down court to pass. Linda Poe heads for the sidelines as she turns up court in a race for the basket. Sherry Raney hooks one over the head of a UC A guard as she adds one more point to the total. cn dki. r°s Members of the Golden Suns are (front left) Linda Poe, Zelda Vemon, Kay Kinslow, Susan Wylie. (second row) Sue Efurd, Mitzi Clemons, Tammy Whitner, Candice Young, Lisa Vemon, Susan Godfrey, Lisa Walker, (third row) Susan Godfrey hugs the line on tip toes while the E™ j " 8 " ' C ° aC Sa " dra Webb ' Marsha Feemster ' SherT V Stengel, Belinda Baker, Carla Burrus, Sherry Raney, Vicki bench checks things out. Henderson, coach. 232 Sports Golden Suns continue to shine Despite tremendous pressure from the Lady Reddiesof Henderson State the ATU Golden Suns took their eighth straight win of the season. After playing two back-to-back games over the weekend the Suns were sur- prisingly fresh, but found the full court press throughout the entire game to be somewhat of a problem. Lisa Vernon and Carla Burruss were strong on the boards as they combined to pull down a total of 26 rebounds. Indi- vidual Suns shone at various times in the game to pull them out of some sticky situa- tions. Poe, Vernon, Raney, and Walker were crucial to Tech ' s win. After Christmas break the Suns came back a little bit rusty but found little difficulty in downing the College of the Ozarks, 63-38. Both teams shot poorly from the field and Tech ' s rebounding proved once again to be an important factor as they brought down a total of 43 from the boards while the Lady Mounties could only find the handle on 20. Late in the season the Suns ' thoughts turned to revenge their previous loss to Ar- kansas College. Arkansas College lost a big game to number ten ranked U APB while the Suns defeated Henderson State 90-68 with the blasting of Sherry Raney. The combina- tion of Tech ' s win and Arkansas College ' s loss moved the Suns out front by three games. In another match-up against the Lady Reddies of Henderson, Coach Yeager de- scribed the Suns ' efforts as one of their best. Henderson ' s strong running games caused the defensive play to be less sufficient than usual. Lisa Walker started off by breaking a 3-3 tie early in the game, and from then on it was home free for Tech. Raney scored 22 points in the first half to give the Suns a 49-32 advantage at intermission. Lisa Vernon and Lisa Walker took up much of the slack in the second half as Tech increased its lead to 72-49 with 10:27 left. Raney scored her last points on a second effort lay-up with a rebound. She went out of the game moments later as the other Suns finished the job, as they finished up another game in their winning season with another AWISA crown. Raney shoots a jump shot over the upraised hands of a guard as another one crouches down Mf A The unheralded bench of Tech gets up to support their team members on the court. Linda Poe gets set on defense as the offense brings the basketball down to the Tech end of the court. Golden Suns 233 NAIA playoffs slip by The Wonder Boys opened their season with two losses to Oklahoma State in a double header in Stillwater. The team lost the first game 1 1 -6 and the second one 8-5. The following week the baseball team came back to split a pair with Henderson State University. Jerry Klyne opened on the mound for the Wonder Boys and pitched the first seven innings before Jim Adamczak took over with the score tied at 4 apiece. He led the team to a 5-4 victory over Henderson. The winning run was scored after Mike Dunn singled and was driven in on a triple by Gerry McGee. In the second game Steve Smith pitched for four scoreless innings, but after allowing two runs in the fifth, he was replaced by Dale Crowder. Crowder gave up four runs giving Henderson the win 6-0. Tech baseball coach, Bob Campbell was cautiously optimistic about the season. The hitting lacked power but had sharp- ness, mainly line shots. He was also pleased with the fielding of the Wonder Boys and that area of the game was expected to improve daily as the Wonder Boys got more practice on the field. The team defeated Harding in a double header. The win put them at 7-4 overall and 4-0 in the AIC. Jim Adamczak and Jerry Klyne pitched the win for the Wonder Boys. They took the win over the Bisons with a score of 12-1 in the first game and 6-0 in the second game. Adamczak struck out eight Bi- sons and gave up eight hits. In the fifth inn- ing designated hitter, Russ Anglin, and catcher, Gerry McGee, both knocked home runs over the fence for the Wonder Boys. Anglin ' s homer was good for two runs. Klyne struck out 11 Bisons and allowed only three hits. The desire to win and a winning attitude helped the team to beat the Bisons. Stretching high for a catch is Number 18, Craig Williams a sophomore from Russellville. Taking it the hard way, this Wonder Boy finds that face first can be the quickest way back to safety Although the cows don ' t seem too interested the umpire checks to make sure he calls the play. 234 Sports Leaning into the swing this Wonder Boy tnes for a homer to give the team some runs Sharing the excitement of another Wonder Boy score, these two players grab hands to share the moment. First Base Coach Kurt Ledbetter talks with Craig Williams, right fielder, after a single in a Harding Game Baseball 235 Scoreboard Tech Opponent 4 5 6 5 3 7 4 12 2 3 13 7 1 4 19 6 5 12 6 2 7 2 3 4 10 3 4 11 Oklahoma State 11 Oklahoma State Henderson 5 Henderson 6 NW Missouri 1 NW Missouri 2 Carthage College 1 Southern Methodist . . 5 U. of Dallas U. of Dallas 2 Dallas Baptist 8 Dallas Baptist 10 Waukesha Tech Waukesha Tech 2 John Brown 11 John Brown 5 George Williams 2 UCA 4 UCA 4 Harding 1 Harding Southern Ark 3 Southern Ark 14 Ouachita 12 Ouachita 4 Henderson 5 Henderson 3 UAM 1 UAM C of O 7 C of O 1 Centerfielder, Alan Williams finds home plate. The Wonder Boys found that scoring runs didn ' t come easily during the season but they did manage to come out well. Members of the baseball team are, first row: Geral Holloway, Jeff Williams, Mike Dunn, Craig Williams, Roger Oakley. Second row: Alan Rogers, Gerry McGee, Alan Williams, Tommy Papasan, Gary Smith, Russell Anglin, Donnie Sandiger, Student Assistant coach. Third row: Coach Robert Campbell, Jerry Klyne, Jim Adamczak, Steve Smith, Keith Allred, Tom Lebeda, Curt Ledbetter, Student Assistant coach. 236 Sports Stretching to make the play is first baseman, Tony Lebeda, a junior from Omaha. Making sure to keep his foot on the base wasn ' t easy once the other player slid into it. NAIA playoffs slip by ■■Mi The Wautesha Tech baseball team proved to be no match for the Wonder Boys as they took both games of the double header against them. Dale Crowder started off the pitching for Tech. The Wonder Boys got their first score from Jeff Williams. Williams was driven in on a triple by designated hit- ter, Russ Anglin, after he doubled on his first time at bat. Anglin got another triple in the third inning along with Tech third baseman, Geral Holloway. Alan Williams was the winning pitcher for Tech in the second game allowing only two runs in the sixth inning. In the second inning of that game, Craig Williams hit a homer along with J. Williams. The Tech baseball team was ranked in first place before falling to second ranked Ouachita Baptist University. The Ouachita Tigers beat the Wonder boys, 12-7 in the opening game of the double header. A grand slam by Ouachita player, Stan Brown brought in four of the eight runs scored in the second inning of the second game. Trying to get the ball from the outfield into the infield requires a good arm. This Wonder Boy puts everything into getting the throw where it needs to go to stop the runner from getting across the plate. In the finale of the season the Tech Won- der boys split a pair in the double header against College of the Ozarks. The first game went to the team from the College of the Ozarks with a score of 7-4 . In the second game the Wonder Boys pulled off a big win with a score of 11-1. The homerun blasting of Russ Anglin led Tech to the victory. The baseball team barely missed the op- portunity to go to the District 17 NAIA playoffs as a result of the split games with College of the Ozarks. Ouachita Baptist University and the Southern Arkansas Muleriders vied for the championship. The Wonder Boys finished with a 16-14 won-lost record and tied for third place in the conference with eight wins and six losses. Baseball 237 Setting Suns " take fourth place Suns rise from start to finish with best season in eight years Raney and Baker named all-AWISA. The outlook for the Arkansas Tech Gold- en Suns looked bright. Even before the sea- son got underway, Coach Yeager was pleased with the team. Many of the new freshmen were looked to for increasing the Suns chances for winning the AWISA championship next year. Coach Yeager admitted that the incoming freshmen were the best set of new members in a long time. The old members weren ' t forgotten how- ever, and were the key to the Suns finishing with the best record in eight years. Next year should prove to be the season for the Suns. With the freshman talent com- ing up, it could prove to be the year that the title is taken from number one Arkansas State. Belinda Baker and Sherry Raney were named to the all-AWISA team this year. Both of them are juniors who played prom- inent roles in the rise of the Suns from a low second division position in 1979 to fourth place in the AWISA volleyball campaign this year. The two helped lead the Suns to a season that ended up being the best record in eight years. Baker was the biggest offen- sive threat on the team and possibly even in the conference at times. She handled the pressure that was placed on her very well. Both girls are equally outstanding in bas- ketball as well as on the volleyball court. Raney made all-American as well as all- AWISA in basketball. Both figured promi- nently in helping the Golden Suns capture two straight championships as well as the 1980 Southwest regional title. During the season the Suns defeated Hendrix twice, Arkansas College twice, UAPB, Philander Smith, UALR, and John Brown University. Losses went to Arkansas State, Central Arkansas, John Brown, Southern Arkansas, OBU, and Henderson State. The volleyball prospects for the team look brighter with all the new freshmen plus the fact that there were only three seniors on this years team, Linda Poe, Judy Crawford, and Carla Burruss. Also helping out with the success of the Golden Suns was graduate assistant, Vicki Henderson. She helped coach the girls through their fine season. Belinda Baker spends some time with Coach Yeager ' s kids before a volleyball game in the Hull building. Kaye Kinchloe gets ready for the ball to come over to the Suns side of the net. Members of the volleyball learn are. front row: Linda Poe, Julie Wilson, Kaye Kinchloe, Marquetta Tinsley, Pepper Rodgers. Second row Kaye Ascencio, Judy Crawford, Helene Svendsen, Lon McMechen, Bena Tomlinson, Susan a, m p 3 „„ , c , „ iL A A ... _, -n »™„ tu..a .„, , r-„ v. i _ v wi • ™ „ ,. Sherry Kaney puts a spike down and over the net whie Godfrey. Third row Coach Jim Yeager, Mitzi Clemmons, Debbie Rodgers. Carla Burruss, Belinda Baker, Marcia fw „ ! v ' Z. , , ,v, u n t. to.™...,. ct„„ b,- wjl.- u j y j two blockers try to stop the ball from coming over, heemster. Sherry Raney, Vicki Henderson, Graduate Assistant. 238 Sports Susan Godfrey and Linda Poe substitute for each other and exchange a few helpful hints before play resumes All-AWISA team member, Belinda Baker, was a key player for the Golden Suns, helping lead them to their best season. Ji r. ls 3 CoUe 5un « - . . I ••••• Sherry Raney, all-AWISA team member, spikes the ball as Susan Godfrey stands ready to help against UALR. Judy Crawford serves one up tor the Golden Suns. The serve proved to be a powerful asset for the Suns Volleyball 239 Records fall in Tech archives The Wonder Boys mode their 1980 debut in a triangular meet with College of the Ozarks, Clarksville and School of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO. The tracksters from Tech brought home the win with 216 points. Tech ' s main strength was in the sprint section, which seems to get better every Prelo Harris had already broken two school records in the 100 meters and in the long jump before the season got underway. In the relay foursome, veterans James Imes, Ivory White, Shannon Perry and Harris were ready to establish new standards in the conference as well as in the Tech ar- chives. Harris erased the old 100 meter rec- ord, held by Garry Compton, of 10.6 with a 10.4. On the same day he broke the old long jump record of 23 ' 6V2 " , held by Tony Cotton and Louis Beacon, with a leap of 24 ' 3Vz " . Joe Bob Wise was looked to for high jumping points. Jim Burton was expected to prove his abilities in the pole vault. The Arkansas Tech track team was brought along with the help of Irishman, Tom Aspel. Head Coach Vernon Hutchins led the Tech tracksters through a successful season last spring. Gene Cross lifts off the ground as he puts all his strength into the shot put at a meet. Ivory White raises his hand to show what place he has finished in as he breaks through the tape narrowly defeating a runner from UAM. This Arkansas Tech trackster stretches out for extra length in the long jump. The long jump is only one of several field events. 240 Sports Wonder Boy high jumper, Joe Bob Wise clears the bar in a track meet at Buerkle Field. Getting up is half the battle, while clearing the bar without knocking it down is the other half. Jack Shaffer rounds a curve in meet with S of O in an 800 meter race. Members of the track team are. front row: Robert Ross, Gordon Franklin, Irvin Phillips, James Imes, Ivory White, Greg Jefferson. Second Row: Jim Domer, Ken Wilhite, Will Colbert, Jeff Giamfortone, Larry Poe, Jim Burton, Bobby Brooks Third row: Shannon Perry, Prelo Hams, Floyd Thomas, Lanny Reece, Isaac Keeling, Darrell Conley, John Parker, Steve Temple. OBU . . . AIC Results . . .174 UAM . . ... 68 ARK. TECH Harding SAU 64 61 ... 52 HSU . ... 44 UCA . ... 43 C of O . Hendrix ... 13 6 Track 241 Tech places fifth in competition $ £ Arkansas Tech ' s cross-country coach, David Duncan, checks his paper for some information. Duncan is a graduate student- Freshman Rich Chabot runs along the course set for the meet against runners from many schools. Long distance runners for the Wonder Boys placed fifth in the Arkansas Intercol- legiate Conference race which was won easily by Harding University. Tech ' s Joe Crommett placed 15th for the best individual performance by a Tech runner with Rich Chabot coming in in 25th place. Crommett was a 1979 All-AIC runner, but aside from him the team did not have too many seasoned runners. Other individuals who won places in the AIC meet were Butch Rice, John Parker, and Darryl Conley . Parker was the team captain for the squad. Other members of the team were Boyce Boyc e, Bernard Ponzi, and Boyce Bur- dine. Coach for the team was David Duncan, a graduate assistant, and former long dis- tance runner for Tech. The team was young in experience this year, but most of the athletes expect to do better next year. They did win four meets while losing in six in the pre-AIC compe- tition. Most of the team ' s home competition is held on the Russellville Country Club Golf Course. They opened the season there with a triangular with College of the Ozarks and Arkansas College. Tech and Arkansas College tied for first place in the meet with 39 points each while College of the Ozarks picked up 45. The low score wins in cross country meets. They followed the victory with another in a dual meet with College of the Ozarks before beginning to lose, due to not hav- ing enough team members complete the races. ■■■■H Cross-country runners line up along the starting line waiting for the signal to take off running Butch Rice kicks up some dust along the dirt road course after rounding checkpoint three hoping to keep the other runners behind him. 242 Sports Members of the cross-country team are: Coach David Duncan, Bernard Ponzi, Joe Crommett, Rich Chabot, John Parker, and Butch Rice. After finishing the five-mile course Joe Crommett finds time to pull off shoes and shirt and check out the results of the race. John Parker starts to get ready to overtake this runner as they come across a field before heading for the finish line. 1980 AIC Championship Run Results points Harding University 17 Ouachita Baptist Univ 68 Southern Arkansas 77 Univ. of Ark. Monticello 93 Arkansas Tech Univ 156 Henderson State 159 College of Ozarks 162 Arkansas College 182 Hendrix 240 Univ. of Central Ark — (no runners finished) Cross Country 243 Swim team survives problems The Arkansas Tech Swim Team consisted of seven men and one woman. One of the main problems that the team faced was hav- ing so few members on the squad. There are thirteen events in a meet and with only eight swimmers some must compete in more than one event. There are no scholar- ships so most of the squad members come from the swimming classes or just from the desire to compete. Without the pressures of scholarships there is more emphasis on swimming just for the fun of it. The only woman on the team is Mary Brandt. She is a free-style middle distance swimmer who competes in the 500 meter and 1000 meter races. Steve O ' Black is the only letterman on the team. He is also the only diver and is a former gymnast. Three other members of Tech ' s swimming team have strong potential, Danny Wilborn, Roger White and Monte Fuller. Swimming is one of the minor sports on campus and doesn ' t draw the crowds that football does, but that doesn ' t stop the squad. They are just as dedicated to their sport as any of the other athletes are and don ' t have the pressures of being watched by large crowds. Ill • On your mark, get set, go! The swimmers take to the water at the start of another event. After a race this swimmer takes time out to relax and catch his breath before getting out of the pool. Tech swimmer Danny Wilborn (front) warms up before Swimmers, coaches, trainers and spectators fill the pool his race as swimmers from another school finish. deck as everyone gets ready for the next event. 244 Sports ■MMM « ■• j M • Ml - TiT li T lxJ - r • jj P » 4 -SJjfai; tj WK. . Sjf »?? ?teve O ' Black is the only diver for Tech. He qualified for he Nationals held in Liberty, MO. As the starter raises the gun and fires the shot, the swimmers stretch out over the water. A bad start can be hard to make up for. Monte Fuller (front) tries to get a jump on the other swimmers. The Butterfly is one of the most grueling races in a swim meet. This swimmer nears the wall and the finish. Arkansas Tech swimmer Roger White kicks up a little Membersof the swim team are: (left) Dr. Henry Walton, Coach, Danny Wilborn, RogerWhite, Robert Welk, Monty water as he tries to get the jump on the other swimmers. Fuller, Mary Brandt. Not pictured are: Steve O ' Black, Paul Loftis, and Richard Stockton. Swimming 245 III! ' ' nnbiikt CLAT TECH STUDENTS WITH II] OTHER nmm ' CI t ,H .11—1 ■ • " - " - . -• Concentration fills the eyes of Gail Faubus as she returns the ball to the opposite courts in practice J %$ Tennis Team To Improve " We tried " was the comment of the coach of the tennis team which did not do very well in the 1979-80 season; but the players and head coach plan to make a comeback with this year ' s team which will complete the sea- son in May. The overall record for the team last season was 1-7 with a few of the AIC matches being close, but not victories. The men ' s and the women ' s teams share courts for practice with both coaches sched- uling their practices when the other is not using the courts in the late afternoons. The gymnasiums are used when the weather is too cold or wet for outside practice. Head Coach Jim Yeager, who supervises the young women although a graduate assis- tant does the coaching until the end of bas- ketball season, states the girls put in a lot of hard work on the courts and that the team will definitely improve this year. He is being assisted this year by Vicki Henderson, and both indicate that this year ' s team will perform better in competition. Tennis team members are (kneeling left) Gail Faubus, Stacy Wight, Pepper Rodgers. (standing, left) Vicki Henderson, Members of the tennis team often practice on their own in coach, Helene Svendsen, Beth Owens, Lome Green, and Denise Stalnaker. addition to team practices. 246 Sports SCOREBOARD Tech Univ. of Ark. at Little Rock 9 Ark. State Univ. 9 7 U. of A. at Monticello 2 9 Henderson 2 2 Ouachita 7 4 Hendrix 5 Univ. of Central Ark. 9 Southern Ark. Univ. 9 . .« • » ,. . .T» " Helena Svendson meets the ball and sends it back over the freshman Denise Stalnaker finds her mark during a prac- net to her opponent. tice match with another team member. Women ' s tennis 247 Jim Anderson stretches high to reach the ball as he returns it to his opponent with a smash. The members of the tennis team are, front row: Coach Ron Parks, Jim Anderson, Bo Hardgrave, Steve Mayo. Second row: Bruce Crabtree, Ben Anderson, Gary Webb, Bob Taylor, Carl Lindau. Tennis can be a tiring sport as one soon learns after run- ning after a well-placed shot. Coming to the net to play is another way to take advantage of the situation. fii ... H% Carl Lindau grins and bears it as he returns the ball with a forceful forehand. 248 Sports Men ' s team best in ten years Gary Webb moves in to smash a close shot in a volley in a match with Arkansas College. Scoreboard Tech Opponent 9 Garland County 9 Arkansas College Ouachita 9 9 College of Ozarks 9 HSU 8 UAM 1 2 Hendrix 7 Southern Arkansas 9 8 UAPB 1 5 UCA 4 9 College of Ozarks Harding 9 7 UCA 2 In the first match of the season, the Ar- kansas Tech men ' s tennis team was over- whelmingly successful. They were ex- pected to see increasing improvement as the weather started to turn warmer. The Wonder Boy netters walked away with the entire tennis match at College of the Ozarks. Two of the singles players had to go into tie-breakers to win their matches. Coach Ron Parks was optimistic about the season and expected the year to be suc- cessful since he believed the team to be the best in ten years. The UAPB tennis team proved to be no match for the Tech netters as they con- tinued in the winning style that had been theirs since the beginning of the season. The Wonder Boys handily defeated UAPB with only one loss in the match. In the match with Hendrix, the tennis team barely managed to edge the Hendrix netters. The Wonder Boys lost two of the six singles matches and only one of three dou- bles matches. Coach Ron Parks said that a poor draw was the factor that caused the Tech team to place fifth in the NAIA tournament. The team was ceded fifth going into the tourney and every team th at they played was ceded above them. The Wonder Boys weren ' t able to pull off one game in the tournament. They finished with a 5-3 AIC record and a 9-6 overall. M ft VMM 4 X £jr 1 1 if »■ ■•flp " " " runup Returning the ball with a powerful forehand, Carl Lindau tries to take a set and match. Making a leaping effort, Jim Anderson returns the ball dance, tennis requires speed and agility. ith a forehand shot. Although it looks more like a new Tennis 249 New sport at Tech — Indoor Soccer Indoor soccer is a new sport on the campus of Arkansas Tech and surround- ing area schools The Tech team is not an official varsity sport and is open to anyone who wants to play. The idea seems to be catching on and ev entually the sport should see more and more popularity among indoors is bright- er than playing on a muddy field or on a scorching hot day. The soccer team practices on Sunday nights in the Student Activities Building gym and any interested student is wel- come to come and join the team. Games are held on Saturday afternoons and the members of the team try to put up signs and notices announcing the games and their locations so anyone who wants to can come and see them play. Soccer is becoming increasingly more popular throughout the United States and this new form could add something more to the sport. As the team becomes better known to the student body, things should start to pick up and maybe the sport will become the newest one to be added to the varsity level. Indoor soccer is a new sport on campus this year. It provides the players weather and on a smaller field. ISf ww wii a chance to play year round regardless of the ! ' «« HHM S i (m Although the Hull Building wasn ' t built for a soccer arena, the soccer team has found it to be ideally suited for their purpose. 250 Sports r, V fc «jp.i -«c Members of the soccer team are: (front row) Jeff Wilkins. Bernard Ponzi, coach; YousefShafeigh. (back rou ) Bob Bailey, In a game against College of the Ozarks, Yousef Ken Kimble, Thomas Martin, Greg Damron. Shaheigh tries to stop a player from scoring. Three players from Tech surround a C of O player in hopes of stealing the ball. Jeff Wilkins reaches with his leg to try and steal the ball near the goal When the ball sneaks over to the opposite side of the court, these players race to get to it. Soccer 251 Tech Intramurals unite students Participation in intramurals can develop more than just muscles and sweat, you learn to get along with the other members of the team and you also develop self-control. A majority of the teams that participate in the intramurals program are clubs, which helps to draw more spectators. Intramurals is a great way to meet people and provides a break from studies. Tech ' s amateur sports provide something for the non-varsity athletes without the long hours of practices or road trips. The em- phasis is placed on having a good time as well as giving your best. The Intramural program includes sports for both men and women. Just to mention a few, there is volleyball, basketball, Softball, swimming, and bowling. Participants range from the skilled athlete to the shy, but en- thusiastic guy girl who ' s willing to give it their best. Playing defense requires keeping up in case some thing happens to come your way. Even if there isn ' t any crucial playing going on some- one has to keep an eye on the photographer! Zeta ' s outfielder gets ready as a grounder makes its way into the field. v 252 Sports Beth McCowan, a junior from Ohio, readies to pitch for her dorm in a Softball game. Club participation is a major cause for spectator turnout as members cheer their team on. Intramural s 253 Zeta Tau Alpha ' s pitcher shows the style that won them the shirts in Softball after beating Massie. Batter up! Zeta ' s managed to thoroughly defeat Massie Hall as the balls went deep into the outfield. Basketball is one of the most popular intramural sports offered with large numbers participating. Time out for a chance to catch their breath and get a strategy planned! 254 Sports Tech intramurals •■ »-;. . Intramurals 255 Student sports — hiking, fishing, jogging, swimming . . . Student sports is the section that shows how hard the student at Tech plays. It is not the varsity athletes or those who compete on the intramural teams, it is those whose faces aren ' t in the paper or names on the radio. Student sports are more than just physical activities for us, they are what keeps us sane ' cause if it were not for our time away from the books we ' d be basket cases. The faces in this section could be you just as well as those that you see. Finding ways to expend your excess ener- gy can be a real challenge as well as a prob- lem. We are always looking for something new to try and if it has never been done before, so much the better! There are the traditional ways to spend a few hours off or a few days, but no matter where or how the time we play is spent you can bet that we do it in style! The memories of college aren ' t going to center around your classes but around your friends and what you did. The activities range from a hand of spades in the dorm lobby to a weekend away backpacking. Bikes are seen all over the campus and run- X ners take to the streets winter and spring. Taking a bike ride with friends can be a pleasant way to spend the afternoon, the smell of flowers and fresh air and the bugs in your teeth are sure to make you want to get out and do it again next week. Runners also abound on Tech ' s campus and not all of them stick to the track, the sidewalks, roads and the grass all bear the marks of running shoes. There are two sets of people, those who run and those who don ' t, well if you ' re not one of the chosen few don ' t worry, one of the plea- sures of not running is seeing a fleet-footed, tanned runner in running shorts. More and more people are finding out that Mother Nature is a good person to visit and soak up the solitude and the beauty of not having 85 people beating a path to your door. To truly experience nature you ' ve got to get out into it; no Winnebago, no color TV, no radio. And you ' ve got to go just for the sake of going and not with any definite plans. Just take it easy and lay back. In mentioning the outdoors, we can ' t for- get the abundance of hunters at Tech, the Although not all students they must at least walk a Tech ' s large campus. are into logging few miles a day for health, because of Almost all students enjoy camping and hiking but some prefer to camp in civilized places rather than to rough it in the wilderness. Bowling is a favorite with Tech students. Every Wednes- day the Student bowling league meets for friendly com- petition. Student sportsl25 7 Hiking, fishing, jogging, swimming people who go in for duck hunting, quail hunting, and especially those people who never show up for class the first day of deer season. And when hunting season is over, there ' s always fishing. If you decide to stay on campus, the Hull Physical Education Building offers many re- sources for the Tech student. The swimming pool provides year round swimming. There are three basketball courts that can also be used for volleyball as well as beating a tennis ball against the wall. There is also a weight room and racquet ball courts. Arkansas Tech provides all the luxuries of an exclusive country club except for a golf course. Granted, it may not be like hanging out around the pool at " the club " but we ' ve got everything they ' ve got and then some. When it is time to relax we ' ve got every- thing anyone could possibly want. And if we don ' t someone is sure to think of a way to get it! Every year, as soon as Spring rolls around and it warms up to sixty-five degrees, Tech students go to the lake. Bicycles are becoming almost as popular on Tech ' s campus as cars. A bicycle race is held annually during Greek week 258 Sports Tennis is a popular sport with Tech students One student said, " I ' m not good enough to be on the team but I still enjoy playing. " Many Tech students enjoy hunting and fishing during their leisure time. There are many lakes around Tech. Turner Hall has a ping pong table in the lobby and it is almost always in use. The student center game room is always full of pinball and pool players. Student sports 259 260 Organizations Organizations accounting computer science club } theatre guild + 4 student sports 4 basketball Organizations 261 Accounting Club members are. front row Jema Hansford, Susan Corley, Joyce Edgmon, Rinna Mitchell. Cyndie McAhster, Susie Shook Second row- Donna Ragsdale, Melody Davis, Wanda Johnston, Jane Sikes. Dusqua Phillips, Karen Taylor, Sherry Nord.n, Ruby Barker. Third row Kelly Berryhill, Tim Posey, Anita Smith, Cindy Barton, Nancy Charlesworth, Ruth Wilson, Jayne Walters. Fourth row Delton Couch, Betty Garner. Shern Powell, Jennifer Martin, Betty Trogdon, Janee Wallace, Doug Fletcher Fifth row Roy Gene Cox, Jack Ivester, Mike Hopkins, Kim Kellogg, Robert Dunn. Ricky I aylor, David Normand. Sixth row Roger Edwards, Dale Corley, Lisa Morphis, Doug Patton, Steve Cramsev. Royce Jones. Cassandra Price, Karl LaBom, Robert Henderson aaMiiifiiB Accounting Club The Accounting Club is an organization for students interested in accounting. The primary purpose of the organization is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as the basis of the accounting profession; to act as a medium between professional men, in- structors, students, and others who are in- terested in the development of the study or profession of accountancy; to develop high moral, scholastic, and professional attain- ment in its members; and to help students span the step from student to practitioner. Last spring the Accounting Club had a banquet to commemorate the end of the school year. During the fall of 1980 the Club partici- pated in the ATU Homecoming Parade. Their float placed second in the competition. A fund raising project was also discussed and was planned for the approaching spring semester. Additionally, the club had a picnic at Old Post Road Park and had a Christmas party. A speaker, who was a former ATU accounting student, presented a program to the Accounting Club. Agri Club The Agri Club is the oldest organization on campus and dates back to the estab- lishment of the college. The Agri Club endeavors to participate in worthy under- takings for the improvement of agricul- ture, to develop leadership, to give its members opportunity for self-expression, and to participate in cooperative effort. The Agri Club ' s most visible activity on campus is the sponsorship of FFA Day, a day in which FFA members from around the state visit Tech to participate in vari- ous judging contests. FFA Day is one of Tech ' s most successful recruiting ac- tivities because most of the students in the Agriculture Department participated in judging contests here at Tech. Many students in other majors first visited Tech while participating in FFA judging con- tests. The Agri Club participates in the Red Cross Blood drive each semester. Next semester the Agri Club will spon- sor FFA Day, have a spring picnic, and end of school picnic. Membership in the Agri Club is open to students majoring in agriculture. Meet- ings are held semi monthly. Agri Club members are, front row: Debbie Hawes, Beverly Young, Raymond Nance, Doug Forrest, Bill Smith, Roger Stark, Mitchell Crotts, Sherry Stephens. Second row: Glenn Williams, Kellie Tackett, Tim Clark, Janet Yateo, Norbert Rappold, Doug Tollson, Dan Humphreys. Third row Greg Bland, Bruce Bird, Jimmy MacMasters, Lance Lincoln, Micheal Ragland, Andy Williamson, Mar|ean Eno. Fourth row: Rick Holbrook, Brooks Evant Robert Burge, Kenneth Pippin 262 Organizations AlphaChi members are front row Kim Graves, LeAnnStar, Bethe Floyd, Paula McNeal Sfi ond row W W. Tngg, Chris Stinnett, Michael Smith, Debbie Quals, Larry Matlock. Alpha Chi Alpha Chi is a coeducational National College Honor Society whose purpose is to promote academic excellence and honor those achieving such distinction. It is a general honor society, admitting juniors and seniors from all academic dis- ciplines to membership. Although not active socially, Tech ' s Alpha Chi chapter meets once per semes- ter to admit new members and discuss ways of broadening academic scholar- ship Alpha Chi serves not only as an honor society during ones ' college years, but also as a source of recognition for scholarship after leaving school. Dr. William W. Trigg, Professor of Chemistry at Tech, is this years advisor for the society. " I support Alpha Chi, " says Dr. Trigg, " because I believe in academic excellence. Anything that en- courages and recognizes academic excel- lence is great for the individual. " With chapters in over 40 states, Alpha Chi serves a dual function of honoring the individual and reflecting favorably upon the institution to which they attend. ABS Three types of membership in the Associa- tion of Black Students is available for stu- dents — active or full association, associate, and honorary. The Association ' s purpose is to develop dignity, pride, and respect among Black stu- dents; to study and support the development of Black culture; to elevate the status of Black students; to promote unity among Black stu- dents; to strengthen a concept of equality on the Tech campus; and to establish a better relationship among races on the campus. Black students observed Black Emphasis Week in February of each year with the ac- tivities beginning with a banquet on the first day of the week and ending with the Afro- Ball on the final night. Talent contests with participants being in- vited from the other colleges and universities in the state is also a part of the week ' s ac- tivities. At other times during the year, members sponsor dances following the football games and work as a group to raise money for their association. Association of Black Students members are, front row Stephen Smith, Gracus Dunn. Second row: Miss Rexann Oiler, Linda Tucker, Odessa Edwards, Tammy Phillips, Doretha Thomas, Vernessa Harvey. Third roio Andre Watson, Ken Gray, Paulette Hawkins, Alicia Smith, Jeanette Nelson, Tony Brown. Organizations 263 Baptist Student Union members are " Steve Marshall. Charla Bradford, Shirley Henderson, Angie Hudson, Tommy Robinson, sheila Ritchie Tom Hawkins, Liz Watson, Paula Newton, Cathy Pittman, Mary Jean Thompson, Robert LvBrand. Janie Lee Third row. Sherry Nordin. Rita Chronister, Anita Blanton. Susan Conley, )ohn Gilbert, Came Hon, Ann Langguth Fourth row, Donald Bull, Floyd Worden, Rodney L Jones. Steve Cramsey, Allan Aunspaugh, Mark Whitson, Dan Blanton. Ulnch Langguth Baptist Student Union Baptist Student Union is supported by Cooperating Southern Baptist Churches and is open to all students, regardless of religious affiliation. Its purpose is to aid students in relating the Christian faith to their campus experience. This is done through programs in worship, study, fellowship, student mis- sions, social action, and faithsharing. En- richment experiences such as retreats and national and statewide trips enhance spiritual maturity. To be a member, one simply participates. Headquarters for the BSU is the Baptist Student Union Center, located at 1404 North Arkansas Avenue. The Center affords leisure time recreation with a television lounge, table tennis room, open kitchen, and a library for study. In the spring, the BSU participates in re- treats and goes on trips. During the fall semester the organization has Bible study groups in the dorms and Bible studies during their meetings. They also have their annual Christmas program each fall. Behavioral Science Sponsored by Dr. David Long and Dr. Charles Mitchell, the Behavioral Science department has formed an organization with aspects concerning rehabilitation science, psychology, sociology, and an- thropology. The club, which is composed mainly of the department majors, is involved in many activities on and off the Tech cam- pus. On campus, this organization has hosted many guest speakers such as Mari- lyn Cox, who is in charge of a develop- mental disability program; Dr. Don Thurman, director of personnel at the State Department of Developmental Re- habilitation; and Dr. Steve Osborn, direc- tor of Lakehouse, which is a residential facility for young people. The club is also active in the Phi Mu Carnival, in Home- coming activities, and social events such as cookouts. They also participate in fund raising projects such as cleaning Tucker Coliseum. As of now, the club has or- dered T-shirts for all interested members. Behavioral Science Club members are. front row: Susan McKay, Georgia Hindsman, Carolyn Standndge, Beckie Freeman, Carol Fitch, Dave Long Second row: Shen Upton and Regina Mason. Third row: Ruth Harns-Inman, Virginia Sutton- Toney, Dee Van Winkle, Deb Hartman, Cheryl Higgins Fourth row Charles Mitchell. 264 Organizations ■ members are fronl row Darrell Amos, Ken Boyle, [ohn luetzlaff, Km I ritsc he Set ond row Barney Riley, George Richison, Tom [ones, Hm Sherman, Bill Boa2 Bruce Wilkins fe W 1 Blue Key Blue Key was established on the lech campus in 1954 It is a national fraternity set up tn recognize and luster leadership Blue Key seeks to recognize and inculcate ambition for intellectual attainment and a desire to serve the University and fellow students, The fraternity is open to juniors and seniors only who are selected for out- standing leadership qualifications but they are limited to twenty-five students by their charter Blue Key provides administrative lead- ership tor the homecoming parade, cam- pus homecoming displays, and they are always available for service to the Univer- sity This year, Blue Key reinstituted a book scholarship for an outstanding male stu- dent. The scholarship will emphasize the student ' s need and achievements. Blue Key members also function as ushers for commencement exercises in the spring. The President of Blue Key is George Richison, vice president is Bruce Wilkins; secretary-treasurer is Mark Cramsey; and corresponding secretary is Tim Sherman. Botany Club The Arkansas Tech Botanical Society was formed in the spring of 1979. Its purpose is to advance the interests and encourage study in the botanical sciences. The society promotes interaction among members with monthly meetings including lectures, films and field trips. Membership is open to all who are fascinated with the field of botany. Advisors for the society are: Dr. Gerald Hutchinson, Dr. Gary Tucker, and Dr. Glyn Turnipseed. Last spring several society members and Dr. Tucker visited Village Creek State Park on Crowley ' s Ridge. In the fall of 1980, the society helped Peo- ple ' s Bank landscape their new building grounds. They also planted the Miss Lily Peter-Larry Lowman Ginkgo tree on campus. In November the Society hosted an Arkansas Native Plant Society Regional Meeting. Ad- ditionally, they had a wild foods banquet with the UCA Biology Club. During De- cember, the Botanical Society had a sale of dried flower arrangements and nut rings. In the future the Society plans to have more field trips, guest speakers, lectures, and slide shows. Their annual plant sale is held in March. BoIjiiu Club members are, front row Rita Bnggs, katenne Nail, Timothy Bourne, Tim Laytor Hutchinson, Gaylene LeBlanc, Mane Pigg, Debbie Quails, G P Hutchinson Third roil Sherman, Glvn Turnipseed Second row shaleigh Salhe Robert, Tim Organizations 265 Members of the Brass Choir are, front row Mike Modica, David Pierce. Second row Tim Riggs, Joe Grady, Chris Carroll, Janet Isaac, Bill Spainhour Third row: David Eslick, Pat Casey, Michael Mednck, Mark Smith, Tommy Hough Brass Choir The ATU Brass Choir, under the direction of Volta " Andy " Anders, provides music ma- jors with the opportunity to learn about the music and performance techniques of small chamber ensembles as well as improving their own musical prowess. The Brass Choir provides entertainment often in the Witherspoon lobby during class changes and has performed at community functions, such as their special concert at Sequoyah Elementary School. The members gave their own performance at ATU band ' s Christmas Concert. They performed at the music department ' s ensemble tour and, every two or three years, they tape presenta- tions for KETS. Those in the Brass Choir feel a special bond in their desire to learn and perform a type of music they love. Their traditional lobby per- formances build a rapport with the rest of the student body with their informal style mixed with their desire for excellent musicianship. Director Anders feels the ensemble benefits from the positive input received from the student body about their performances. Cardinal Key Granted a charter in 1958, the Tech chapter of Cardinal Key is an organization for women who are leaders in the college community and who are deemed poten- tial leaders in the future. The sorority aims to honor these students, inspire leadership in others, and utilize leader- ship capabilities in an active program of service to school and community. The purposes of Cardinal Key are to recognize achievement in scholarship and extra- curricular activities to advance religion, patriotism and service by training for leadership in the university community; and to develop worthy character by appli- cation of the Cardinal virtues to living. During the spring semester, any girl with a 3.00 average may pledge. The or- ganization must limit their number of pledges to a limit of twenty-five. During the fall, Cardinal Key hosts Par- ent ' s Day. They sell programs at all the ATU football games. Additionally, the or- ganization sponsors fund raisings for na- tional organizations. They also work in close cooperation with Blue Key organiza- tion on special projects. Members of Cardinal Key. front row left, are Wanda Johnston, Dusqua Phillips, Shern Powell, Elizabeth Potter, and Linda Ballard. Second row Janet Wallace, Susan McKay, Anita Smith, Ruth Wilson, Betty Gamer, and Chris Cherry 266 Organizations Cheerleaders are frontrovi luanita Langford, Missy Argo, Kim Craves Secondrow Mark Bradley Third row Bill Bo Elaine Dial, Nikki Shock, and Ken Kennedy Cheerleaders The Arkansas Tech cheerleaders, spon- sored by Dean Mary Lynn Williamson, are an athletic team who attend and sup port all Tech athletic events, organize pep rallies, and promote school spirit Tryouts are held in the spring of each year and are open to all Tech students This is the first year Tech has had male cheerleaders who perform double stunts They are: BUI Boaz, Ken Kennedy and Mark Bradley. They are joined by captain Nikki Shock, co-captain Missy Argo, Elaine Dial, Juanita Langford and kim Graves. During the summer of 1980, the ATU cheerleaders attended the National Cheer- leader Association Camp at SMU in Dal- las, Texas. There, they received superior ratings on the evaluation of their cheers In the fall of 1980, the cheerleaders planned all pep rallies and attended all the ATU football games. During UCA Week, the cheerleaders sponsored a box contest. The contest winners, GX Theta Chi, and AXA Lambda Chi Alpha, lit the annual bonfire. Additionally, the ATU cheer- leaders supervise the Golden Suns Cheer- leader tryouts held during the fall. Throughout the year, they sponsor sign and spirit contests. Suns Cheerleaders Leading cheers for the Golden Suns, the women ' s varsity athletic program, is the Golden Sun Cheerleaders, composed normally of three young women and three young men. The cheerleaders are selected by two panels of judges — one who evaluates the skills of the students and the other who evaluates the students after holding per- sonal interviews. Ms. Mary Williams, sponsor for the group, states the six are eager to learn, have demonstrated much skill in leading the various cheers, and have a good at- titude. The unit leads the students in the same cheers that are given for the men ' s sport- ing events and their dress is the same. This is the second year that the Golden Sun Cheerleaders have been chosen for the women ' s games. The new group was necessitated due to a conflict in playing time for the men ' s and women ' s varsity games. Members of Ihe Golden Suns Cheerleaders, front row. tire Price Pruitt, Gregg Pendleton, and Tim Provost Shelley Harding, Amy Tnplett. and Lisa Sellers. Second row Organizations 267 Members oj the Chamber C hoir, first row left are sheila Lemley. Mack Gibson. Margie Harder. Tracy Meadows, Mone Arnold. Keith Burrow, Marilyn Gamgus. David Shaw, Kay Harder. Robert Bolluyl, ]emmi Lou Rushing, and Phil Costner Secondrow Angela Pate. Ken Elliott. Glynda Bowles, Scott Clancy, Kay Hopkins. Dennis Griffin, Jodyjepsen, Donnie Joe Martin. Sandi Stallings, H D Tripp, Pat Vernon and Marc Cramsey Chamber Choir The Arkansas Tech Chamber Choir is a group of twenty-four singers selected by audition from the Tech Choir. This group, which is under the direction of Dr. Rol- land Shaw, specializes in the performance of unusual smaller choral works which demand a high degree of individual artis- try as well as a sensitivity to ensemble singing. Since the Chamber Choir has been in- vited to perform in the St. Moritz Music Festival in Europe, the group ' s activities have been centered around money mak- ing projects for the trip. During the spring semester of 1980, the Choir sponsored a carnival at Tucker Col- iseum and participated in a clean-up campaign collecting aluminum cans and selling them for recycling. They also had a Katherine Bike candy sale. The annual Spring Concert was also performed. During the fall semester of 1980, the Chamber Choir presented the musical " Student Prince " which proved not only to be extremely entertaining, but was also a good fund raiser. Before the Christmas holidays, the Chamber Choir, along with the ATU Choir, performed the traditional Christmas Concert. Chemistry Pre-Med The objects of the Chemistry and Pre- Med Club are to instill interest among sci- ence students and to encourage academic scholarship. The club has such activities as field trips, lectures, films, guest speak- ers, and debates. They also assist in the programs of chemical foundations and other worthy causes. Membership is open to interested students. During the spring, the Club invites all chemistry and biology teachers to a pic- nic. This past spring they had the picnic at Sweden Island. Also during this semes- ter, they toured the Medical Center at Lit- tle Rock. In the fall the Chemistry and Pre-Med Club had a meeting and picnic at Dela- ware Bay. They had another party at a club member ' s house. Two lectures were held during the semester. For the upcoming spring semester the Club plans to tour Dow Chemical Com- pany and several other chemical plants in the state. A trip to the Medical Center in Little Rock is also being planned. Chemistry Pre-Med Club members are, front row. Rachelle Richardson, Paula McNeal, DeLynn Hearne, Kim Graves, W. W. Trigg, R. J Hoff Second row: Leo Bowman, Bruce Brown, C. C. Tang, Chns Stinnett, Howard Foggo, Lana Lawrence, Michael Smit. Third row: Raymond Couser, Larry Matlock, Tim Sherman, Jim Crouch, Steven Williams, Galen W. Hutcheson 268 Organizations •uard members are front row Raymond Sweat, rim Rhodes Smothers David rippett, Steve O ' Black cond row George Wood, lohn Edwards Scotl Colorguard The Color Guard is formed by volun- teers who are members of the Reserve Of- ficer Training Corps at Tech. Throughout the year they present the colors at the var- ious varsity football and basketball games, at parades in Russellville and the surrounding area, and for other civic functions at which the presentation of the colors is prescribed. Color Guard members learn and dem- onstrate pride, self-discipline, and re- sponsibility through participation in the organization. They also participate in drills in order to be precise in the presen- tation of the Colors. Community activities in which they participated this year include the Rus- sellville High School Homecoming, the Christmas Parade, and the Dedication of the Forestry Service Building Members of the Color Guard are Timothy Rhodes, commander, and David Tippett, Raymond Sweat, John Edwards, Scott Smothers, Steve O ' Black, and Lt. George Wood, members. The Color Guard advisor is SFC Robert D. Norns. Computer Science The purposes of the Computer and Management Science Club are to stimu- late interest in computer science and management science, and to inform its members of current developments in these fields. Membership is limited to students who are majoring in either com- puter science or management science or who have completed three hours of credit in either of these fields and have a cumulative grade point of at least 2.00. In the spring semester of 1980, the com- puter and management science club aided the Agriculture Department in an annual event which required using and process- ing computer cards. They also purchased a stereo system which was installed in the computer center for the people who use the complex. Additionally, the club had an ice cream social and had help sessions for students enrolled in the 1003 classes. During the fall semester the club par- ticipated in the Phi Mu Carnival and had a Halloween costume party. In the future the club plans to go to Datatronics in Fort Smith. They also plan to aid the Agriculture Department again. Computer Science Club members are, front row. Sharon Sexton, Diana Reed, Alosia Franklin. Second row: Sheryle Harris, Carrie Kiser, Tommy Foster, Charles Dunlap, Brenda Halsted, Paul Dufford. Third row: Dickey Shatwell, Alan Rogers, Gary Simpson, Bill Henker, Ron West, Clifton Hams, Mohammad Assadi Organizations 269 igma Chi member .ire, front row David Pierce, Phil Parker, Joe Grady, H- D- Tripp, Paul Meister, Kim Gamer Second row Bill Spainhour, Ron Hudson, Bobby Bruce Rice, Jr., Chris Carrol, Rory Shinn, Michael Johnson III, Keith Mason, James Dobbs Delta Sigma Chi A new organization, Delta Sigma Chi, was formed from the former Pi Kappa Phi, a na- tional social fraternity. When the Delta Sigma Chi was organized this fall, its members stated that they would strive to promote fellowship and mutual trust among its members, to uphold the tra- ditions and ideals of Arkansas Tech Univer- sity, to encourage excellence in scholarship, and to facilitate an opportunity for achieve- ment. It is the only local fraternity on the campus which provides an alternative for men who want to become a part of a growing organiza- tion. Their service projects include helping handicapped individuals through money raising projects. Their faculty sponsor is Phil Parker. The organization meets at noon on Tuesdays in Witherspoon Arts and Humanities Building. Engineering The Arkansas Tech Engineering Society is one of the oldest organizations on cam- pus. Membership in the club includes membership in the National Society of Professional Engineers, of which the Club is an official chapter. The club is spon- sored by Dr. Chan and chapter president is Randy Price. In the spring the Engineering Society sponsors Engineering Week, which is held in February. The club also sponsors talks where lecturers present programs to the Club. Dr. Mir, Assistant Professor of Engineering, held one such talk session on civil engineering. During the fall, the Club toured Dow Chemical Company, the Dardanelle Lock and Dam facility, and the Paper Company located in Mornlton. They also had a booth in the Phi Mu Halloween Carnival. Also, a picnic was held at Old Post Road Park. In the future the club would like to tour more facilities. Dr. Chan said he would like to see " a larger membership for our club in the future. " Engineering Club members are, front row: Randy Price, Cheryl Meyer, Michael A. Mahfouz, Assad Vaziri. Second row: Dennis Stone, Terry Tucker, Tim Henry, Bernard Ponzie, Donald Bull Third row: Donald Balloun, Rod Spence, Bob Ford, Gary Hunt, Ulnch Langguth, Hark Chan. 270 Organizations p if Christian Athlete members are, front row Katie French, Lon McMechen, Debbie Rogers, Aresa Roberts I row Linda Brookshear, Kim Garner, Joy Noble, Patty Greathouse, Cora Cole, Mone Arnold, Barbara Garner, Hollow Third row Lon Clark, Karen Bobo, Christy Maughn, Kim Misenhimer, Elaine Dial, Helen Svendsen, Dial. Fourth row: David Freeman, Bernard Ponai, Brian Wans. Belinda Baker, Kan Utley Fifth row Randy Black, Mit i demons, Betzy Hall, Jeff Lake, Kelly Davis, Ben Anderson, David Scroggins, sponsor. FCA The Fellowship of Christian Athletes ' main purpose as a national organization is " to confront athletes and coaches and through them the youth of the nation, with the challenge and adventure of fol- lowing Christ and serving Him through the fellowship of the church and in their vocations. " On the Arkansas Tech campus, the purpose is more related to giving the stu- dents a place to go to meet people of the same moral standards and for Christian fellowship. One does not have to be an athlete or coach to belong to the organiza- tion. FCA has retreats and have started an annual FCA rally to be held on campus. Members also support the athletes in a spiritual way, as well as cheering at the games. Their money-making project is cleaning up Buerkle Field after home games. Many of the students who attend the meetings are graduates who have stayed in the Russellville area and continue to share in the experiences that FCA pro- vides fellowship through the church, and in no way strives to take the place of the church. Five Cent Cigar The " Five Cent Cigar " is a magazine that publishes imaginative writing of the Arkansas Tech community. It is spon- sored by Dr. Stanley Lombardo and the Lit Club. During the spring semester of 1980, the " Five Cent Cigar " published its spring issue magazine. The " Fall Preview " issue was com- pleted during the fall semester of 1980. This particular issue is a small selection of writings that is intended to encourage the potential writers at Arkansas Tech to submit work for the spring issue and give the public a sample of what the big spring issue will contain. The staff, headed by Susan Stoddard and Mitzi Turner, are currently planning the spring issue for 1981. Anyone who wants to express themselves in writing, art work, or photography is encouraged to submit any materials. One of the primary goals of the " Five Cent Cigar " staff is to give individuals the chance to express themselves in a printed campus publication. Another goal is to make the " Cigar " a publication that is accepted by Tech students as the news- paper and annual are. Five Cent Cigar staff members are, front row: Melanie Moore, Amy Tnplett, Mitzi Turner, John D McMahon, Mark Bourne, T. Edwin Selby. i l m A Organizations 271 ersity band are, front row Melinda Milwee, Susan Mclntyre, ■n Denise Stainakei Amanda Cotton l idrow Alice Bndgman, Terry Leming, Laura Stanulis, Leslie Moore fheresa Martin Dianne Phillips and Terry Theiman Flag Line Windv days and wet football fields give the Flag Line more than its share of trouble when they perform with the marching band at the football games and in parades. " The wind whips the flags, so that they are harder to handle, " according to the young women. " However, it is a lot of fun to per- form with the band. " The wet fields give the young women trouble because the flags become wet when they hit the ground during some of the routines. Members of the team develop their routines and then coordinate their presenta- tions with the band when they practice. Of course the band director, Hal Cooper, also assists them with their presentations. Flag Line members are selected after audi- tions before a panel of judges who view their skills with the flag and also who interview them with regard to personality traits and for personal appearance. Their flags are, of course, green and gold. French Club Trench club members arc. front row Connie Rommel. Danelle Johnson. Pam Norma nd, Pat Huckeby Second row: Travis Boswell. Anita Blanton, Linda Soyars, Susan Warren, Louise Mobley, Ken [ones The French Club is open to students who are enrolled in French courses. Monthly meetings are held primarily for the purposes of encouraging the use of the language and promoting interest in France and French customs. The activities the French Club partici- pated in the fall included a brunch at the d ' Escoffier Room of the Valley Sportsman Club and a reception for the exchange student, Isabelle Paul, who has come to Tech to enable students to better under- stand life in Fiance. The French Club also sponsored a booth in the Phi Mu Halloween Carnival. .■itions Geology Club members are front row Richard Calhoon Warren Ballard, I ou Dildodd, K.ithv Collins, Dianna Norm. m. I, Amanda Puke Second row Debbie Cannon Kathy Keller, Paul Newton, Chris Moyer, Bryan England, Charlotte Fletcher, |im McMinn. Third row: Tim Holicer, Wayne Stahl, Ken Fritsche, lohn Bearden, lack King, Robert Ray, Pee Woe Elliott Geology Club The purpose of the Geologic Society is to promote interest in the earth sciences and provide the opportunity for active in- vestigation and discussion of topics of current interest in the earth sciences, par- ticularly among those who plan a career in geology. Membership is open to any in- terested college student. During the spring semester of 1980, the Geologic Society participated in a paper drive They also went on a field trip to New Mexico. In the fall of 1980, the society partici- pated in a rock sale and went on a small field trip to the Ozarks. During Parent ' s Day, the society had a booth where a slide show presentation of their trip to New Mexico was shown. During spring break the society plans a field trip to Big Bend National Park. Addi- tionally, another paper drive is scheduled and the rock sale will be continued throughout the remainder of the year. Lectures have also been planned for the society members. German Club The German Club is sponsored by German instructor Frau Mueller-Greiff, who is an ex- change teacher from Germany. She is at Tech for a year. Membership in the German Club is open to all Tech students presently or previously enrolled in German courses. Meetings are held monthly during the regular academic year and are primarily for the purpose of encouraging use of the language and promot- ing interest in the civilization and folkways of Germany. The activities the German Club partici- pated in the fall included: attended Oktober Fest in Hot Springs, hiked on Mt. Nebo, and had a social at Frau Mueller-Greiff ' s house. The German Club, as a spring activity, plans to attend Mardigras, which is an an- nual celebration held in New Orleans, Louisiana. German Club members arc front row ludy Clark, Marcia Bennett, Kern Sawyer, Joyce Dempsey, Bngitte Mueller- Greift Second row Victor Sama, lerrv Doreny, Keith Fudge, Harrv Neumier, Jimmy Wade Organizations 273 Golddigers are front row Paula Hart. Kim Graves, Pamm Monk, Tressa Bond. Second row Linda Taylor, Debbie George, Cindy Williams, Deanna Bnghl Third row Rhonda Sullins, Sandi Shotwell, Elaine Dial, Nikki Shock, Kim Misenhimer, and Martha Lyons Golddiggers A select group of students whose primary area of service is in the athletic department is the " Golddiggers. " They serve as hostesses for special athletic functions and assist the various coaches in recruiting student athletes. Criteria for selection to the group is based on poise, personality, grades, and interest in sports. They are selected only after inter- views before a panel composed of athletic department officials, a student affairs staff member, one of the coach ' s wives, and Mrs. Mary Williamson, associate dean ok stu- dents. Activities at which they have helped this year include the bar-be-que for the athletes, the high school tournaments which are sponsored by the athletic department, and special department social functions for ath- letes. " We appreciate their help with our ac- tivities, states Coach Harold Steelman. " They can add much to our program for ath- letics. " The " Golddigger " organization was set up by Coach Steelman. Golden Girls The Golden Girls Drill Team, under the direction of captain Patty Greathouse, is a thirteen member precision dance team. They perform at all home football games, selected basketball games, march in sev- eral parades, and perforin at a few pep rallies. The Golden Girls are the official host- esses for the Hall of Distinction Banquet, and for the athletic picnic. In the fall the Golden Girls marched in the Homecoming parade and the Ozark Christmas parade. During the spring, tryouts, which are open to anv interested student, are held. The Golden Girls also attend an annual dinner that is held at the close of the spring semester. Additionally, the Gold- en Girls attend Drill Team Camp during the summer. Golden Girls are, front row Brenda Tumbull, Kris Jenkins, |oyce Cochran, Tanya Robert Second row: Mary Jo Allan, Wendy Monaco. Patty Greathouse, |amie |ackson, ]udy Donnohue Thud row: Paula Hart, Pam Pilgram, Sheila Jay. Melinda Creech, and Tammy Jones 274 Org nidations Polith al Si iem • and Pre l aw , tub members are froni row Keith ravens, I layle Penner, Ron Turner, Kins Relic, 1 i Helene Svendsen Beth Lancastei Secondrow DonHutchings Charles Hallum, Tim Williams, Stephen Miller, Walter Carr, [oe Crommetl ! is.i Clark Kim Vaughn IM Hist Pre-Law History, Political Science and Pre-Law Club is an organization of students with interests in the field of social science. The club attempts to supplement classroom study with interesting, provocative pro- grams This year, the club sponsored a mock election for students in the cafeteria. The 550 students who participated elected Ronald Reagan to be President of the United States by a large majority, but gave Governor Bill Clinton a small (15 vote) edge over his ultimately victorious oppo- nent, Frank White. The club also sponsored the appearance of Luther Hardin, a local attorney and an Arkansas Tech graduate, who spoke on the proposed 1980 Arkansas Constitution. The club also participates in seminars, Model United Nations and other activities at other institutions in the region. The club members have attended Law Day (May 1) at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. These ceremonies include special speakers and mock trials in which students may participate as jurors. The club plans to either attend the Fayetteville event this year or to sponsor ceremonies of their own with a similar format. IFC Interfratemity Council is a governing council over all the fraternities at Tech. All social clubs must be a member. The group governs both the internal and external as- pects of the fraternities. They set up the rules and regulations for rush as well as working with the problems within organizations. The group meets once a week and is made up of two representatives from each frater- nity The purpose of the Interfratemity Council is to strengthen the interrelationships be- tween fraternities, to foster and maintain high scholastic, moral, social, and personal standards for the fraternities and to govern the overall fraternity system. They coordinate such activities as the ath- letic events of Greek week and the fund- raising activities of that week. This past spring, they raised $700 for the Children ' s Hospital Housing. hiter-fraternttu council members are, front row Buzzy Kitchens, John Pool, Jim Miller, Clay Van Horn Second row Bill Boaz, Marc Davis, Ron Hudson, Scott McKenon, lames Dobbs, Jetf Sohl, Max Chesser °® Organizations 275 laz: Band members are Irani row Kvle Pruilt, Melissa Hunnicutt. Stanley Clarke, Al Dimeola Second row Mark Bourne, Staci Jenkins, ken Carroll David Mocum. John Neumeier. Third row: Ret Miles, Michael Mednck, Pat Casev. Mark Smith, |oe Grady, lanet Isaac, kennv Lowman Jazz Band Underthe direction of Hal Cooper, the Jazz Band provides the music of many different styles and composers to special functions, both on and off campus. With a large reper- toire consisting of music from the early jazz days of Count Basie to the " Big Band " and swing eras of Woody Herman and Benny Goodman to contemporary blues and pro- gressive charts, the ATU Jazz Band has set a standard of achievement much in demand for an ensemble of this type. Several members in the Jazz Band are ac- tive in writing for large and small ensembles. A jazz improvization class is offered during the second term with emphasis on standard blues and jazz improvization. Among the activities the Jazz Band par- ticipated in this year were pre-show perfor- mances at the campus dinner-theatres; a concert for senior high music clinic students who met at ATU in January; and a state tour with other ATU ensembles in the spring. Kappa Kappa Psi Kappa Kappa Psi is a national honorary band fraternity for select band students Its purpose is to provide worthwhile mu- sical, social, and educational opportuni- ties for its members and to present the university band program to other phases of campus life. Organized by the late Gene Witherspoon in 1958, Kappa Kappa Psi not only provides special services for the Arkansas Tech Band, but also builds unity and fellowship among band mem- bers. Among the services Kappa Kappa Psi provides directly to band personnel are: coolers to relieve the heat and tension built up during summer marching re- hearsals, and close cooperation with the music department faculty. Thev also help maintain the band ' s morale during both marching season and concert season. Some of the other functions of Kappa Kappa Psi are the management of all band record albums, the planning of special events, such as band contests, and special services provided to the music depart- ment and ATU. Kappa Kappa Psi members are. front row Tracy Meadows, Robert Dunn, Clifton Gibson, David Pierce, Charles Dunlap Second row Rick Endel, Bill Spainhour. Ken Carroll, Ken Elliott, Joe Trusty, Pat Casey, Vince Elliott 276 Orgamzations •nembers are front row I isa Doucette Beverly 1 ackey, Pam Normand, Dale Seale, [eannie Rego, Barbara Steve Spencei Second row Tim Moore, Leslie Moore, David Normand, Barney Riley, John Taurone, Travis I oswell Kappa Pi Kappa Pi is ,1 co-educational art frater- nity for outstanding majors and minors The purpose of this organization is to promote an art awareness on the Tech campus and in the community. It also provides professional, service, and social activities for its members. Through this organization, the members learn to de- velop more as individuals, as a group, and to learn the value of service toothers in the university and the Russellville communi- ty- The club has no set group of money raising projects for each year but gain funds mostly through the art shows given throughout the school year. Kappa Pi holds an annual spring art show each year. Last spring one was held in the City Mall. Before, the shows were held in the Student Center Ballroom The organiza- tion is also active in the Phi Mu Carnival and entered a float in the homecoming parade and placed third. Activities which the club members can benefit from themselves are workshops, picnics, and a trip which they have scheduled during the spring in the Dallas-Fort Worth area Here the group will visit numerous art galleries. Math Club The Math Club was established to promote interest and understanding in unusual and familiar areas of mathematics, to provide so- cial activities for the members, and to pro- vide a tutoring service if needed. Guest speakers are a part of the club ' s learning experiences. They inform the club about opportunities in the math field, com- puter technology, petroleum technology, and other topics of value to math students The Math Club is presently working on a booklet to assist high school students who take math contests. In the past, the club has provided the tutoring service. The students are also involved in presenting special proj- ects at their group meetings. Membership is open to all students marr- ing in or interested in mathematics. Math Club members are. front row Paula Newton, [enniter DeFrancisco, Wilson Reynolds, Janie Lee, Ronnie Wiles Second row kimberly Miller, Lavella Sims. Joyce Blakney, Martha Waggoner, Barbara Curtis, Beth Potter Organizations 277 Medical Assistants are . front row Man. Bailey, Diane Tollison, Carla Warren. Debra Blanscet, Kim Floyd. Jane Lane. Sherry Henson, Tammy Roberts Second row Ann Monfee, Sarah Weyland, Daryl Lovaas, Kelly Bornman, Sharon Wisdom, Tom Palko. Kelly Fougerousse. and Rhonda Riker III III II Med. Assistants The Medical Assistant Club is sponsored by Mr. Tom Palko of the McEver Science School. It is composed of students actively pursuing a two year Associate of Science de- gree as a Medical Assistant. This two year course will qualify the graduate to work in all areas of medicine and both clinical, and ad- ministrative duties. The purpose of the club is to increase the understanding of the responsibilities of the Medical Assistant and to become familiar with the functions and structures of the State and National Professional Organizations, as well as promote the Medical Assistant pro- gram at Tech. Their pet project of late was to get the pro- gram at Tech accredited by the A. A.M. A. and the American Medical Association. A visit on campus December8 and 9 resulted in the recommendation by these two bodies that Tech be duly accredited. Tech will be the first and only such facility in the state of Arkansas. Their main concern now is with improving the physical appearance of Wilson Hall, where a complete reproduction of a doctor ' s office is located. The Ladies Medical Aux- iliary had an auction and donated the money toward that project. MBSF Missionary Baptist Student Fellowship members are. front rozo Stacy Jenkins, Becky Bazar, DeLynn Hearn, Ann Bolin, David Pierce, Mark Bourne, David Eslick. Second row: Tommy Hough, Paul, Tim Holicer, Debbie George. Carla Owens. H. D. Tripp. Angela Pate Missionary Baptist Student Fellowship is one of the Christian organizations for Missionary Baptist youth who attend the University. Special lectures, student devotionals, singspirations, Bible Quizzes, and panel discussions are a few of the programs designed to provide spiritual growth for MBSF members. Students participate in dormitory dis- cussions and sponsor rides to Wednesday evening and Sunday meetings. The group also sponsors social gather- ings and week end retreats at the Bogg Springs Baptist Encampment to meet and enjoy the fellowship of other students. Officers of the club are Debra George, president; Rebecca Bazar, vice presi- dent; DeLynn Hearn, secretary-treasurer; James Foster, director of music; and Angela Pate, reporter. The organization meets at the Shiloah Missionary Baptist Church each Monday night. 278 ' Organizations inference Club members are front row lanet Isaai David Shaw Barbara Garnei Second row linhour, Vince Elliott, Ken F.lhott Scotl Clanc) MENC ' ' ' ■ Music Educators National Conference is a professional organization to afford students opportunity for cooperative and mutual professional development while still in school with a view to the henetils to be derived by the students themselves and by the professional organization as a whole. The purpose of MENC is to provide op- portunities for professional development for college students of music education through on-campus activities of the chap- ter and participation in state, division, and national meetings and contacts with leaders m the profession. Sponsor for the organization is Ken Futterer, an ATU music instructor. Last spring MENC organized the region choral festival at ATU. They also went to Head Start and presented a program about musical instruments to the classes. A party at Old Post Road Park was held at the end of the semester. Chapter president and vice president, lanet Isaac and Barbara Garner respec- tively, have been planning for a busy spring semester. Newman Club Newman Club members are. front row Sharon Sexton, Elaine Fntsche. Anita Wewers, Beth Potter, Wanda Hovt Second row Ronnie Hovt, Debbie Borengasser, Patty Hiryak, Cindy Lueker, Donna Dennis, Chnstie Hoelzeman The Newman Club is the religious organi- zation on the Tech campus for Catholic stu- dents. The club does not meet regularly ex- cept for mass on Sunday mornings in the Student Senate Chambers in the Student Ac- tivities Building. The Newman Club is open to all students interested in attending the mass on campus. There are many students who are not aware of the Club ' s meeting to have mass on cam- pus to save students a trip into Russellville to attend mass at Saint Johns. The club will start holding meetings after mass to plan more activities and hopefully to start some sort of active group for Catholic students to get together and share in some social as well as spiritual activities. Although the Newman Club is not a truly active or- ganization attempts are being made to get this club into an active one. All students are welcome. Organizations 279 Orienteering team members are, front ro S IM Darrell Shaw, Steve O ' Black, Kellv Simpson, Bobby Stokes, Mitchell Crotts Second row Tim Rhodes, Jim Miller, Mark Olson, Bobby Stokes, Robert Whitson, Bobby Kerr. Orienteering Orienteering, one of America ' s fastest growing sports, is basically a natural sport demanding a fusion of body and mind. It opens the door to other activities such as hunting, fishing and other outdoor ac- tivities. Orienteering is commonly referred to as the " thinking man ' s sport. " The team currently has 28 dedicated mem- bers. During the past six years it has established itself as one of the strongest competitive teams in the United States. The team won the Southern Orienteering Meet at Alexandra, La. for the fifth year in a row. The team also dominated the ASU meet on 1 1 Oct. and the SAU meet on 6 Dec. Eighty-five percent of the team partici- pated in ATU ' s record breaking Blood Drive this year. Many of its members are also on the ATU rifle team, color guard, and swim team. As well as being a popular sport, ori- enteering teaches the individual self disci- pline, and physical fitness. Through its ac- complishments during the past six years, the team has become a recruiting organization for Arkansas Tech University. Panhellenic The Panhellenic Council, advised by Mary Lynn Williamson, dean of women, is an organization which promotes schol- arship, high character, better understand- ing of the Greek world, and harmonv among the Greek organizations The council was established in 1891, to discuss the uniform rules of rush and bids. The Panhellenic Council serves as the governing body of the sororities at Tech, regulating rush, bidding, and member- ship " They ' re the contact point to the University, " said Williamson. Each sorority selects three of its mem- bers to serve on the Panhellenic Council which then sends representatives to the National Panhellenic Conference. The Conference, which is composed of 26 in- dividual sororities, is used to discuss rules and the organization of rush and different activities which could be pre- sented at the universities and in the com- munity. One of the activities held at Tech proved to be a success when seven hundred dollars was raised by the Greeks for a children ' s home in Little Rock. The Council meets every week over lunch in the Panhellenic Room in the SAB. Panhellenic Council members are, front row Joyce Minick, Sfcoiui row Cindv Ogle, Debbie Faubus. Patty Hirvak. Nikki Shock, Debbie Cannon, Kathy Keenan, Tracey Statler Missy Head, Renee Guenette 280 Orgamzations a Lambda members fronirow are Ruth Rekstad, Jimmie Baskin, and Becky Heaton Secondrow BenaTomlinson, horf Debbie George, and Linda Ballard Phi Beta Lambda I ' lii Beta Lambda, .1 national business organization, semis its members to con- ferences, holds local meetings and con ducts fund-raising drives each semester In lullill lis dual purposes of prolession.il advancement and service to the commu nity A fund-raising drive in the spring ol 1980 involved selling candy, with the money used for sending members to lead- ership conferences, and competition with other business students In November, two students were sent to a conference on the March of Dimes in Little Rock. In De- cember, Paula Bragg, district head ot the March of Dimes, spoke at a meeting at Tech. Another pro|ect in the fall of 1980 raised $100 for a textbook scholarship for the winner of a drawing. The group meets on the first and third weeks of each month to plan ways to achieve their group ' s purposes, " to foster the study of business, to encourage schol- arship, social activity, and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture, and the civic and commercial wel- fare of the community. " PMAS Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is a national music fraternity that strives to encourage and ac- tively promote the highest standards of com- position, performance, education, and re- search in music in America. It is open to both choral and instrumental musicians and is not restricted to music majors. Sinfonia is sponsored by Dr. Richard Grady. Dr. Rolland Shaw is the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Province Governor, which encompasses all Sinfonia chapters in Arkan- sas and western Tennessee. Nine Sinfonia delegates attended the na- tional Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Conference in Oklahoma City last fall where the ATU chap- ter received every Sinfonian award and cita- tion possible in categories including: mu- sical achievement, chapter operations, and province interaction. Also, the Sinfonians sponsor an invitational junior and senior high choir festival. They are joint sponsors with Sigma Alpha Iota, its " sister " sorority, of an American music program each spring. Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia members are. front row Bdl Spainhour, Joe Trusty, Tracy Meadows. Keith Burrow, Paul Meister. Charles Dunlap, David Shaw, David Pierce Second row Rick Endel, Maurice Tillery. Clifton Gibson, fames Dobbs, kellv keck. Tommy Hough. Pat Casey, Gary Hunt, David Ewing, Ronnie Garner Third row Gary Simpson. Mark Smith. Danny Davis, Chris Carroll, Ken Elliott, Richard Bartlett, Dennis Gnttin, Michael Johnson, Scott Clancy Organizations 281 Physical I ducation Majors and Witnors membet are front row Bobby Watson, lean Brazell, Cara Cole, Keith Cravens. row Dr ]ohn Cadle. Sue I eeser, Barbara Cheatham, ]udy Crawford, Megan Landrum, Martha Dowell, Houston Townsend Third : w |ohn I tl.s lerry Bishop. Sheha Churchill, Terry Milham, Scott Clemmons, Debbie Faubus, Mitzi Clemens, Kan Utley PEMM The purpose of the Physical Education Ma- jors and Minors Club is to create a wide and intelligent interest in physical education and related fields, and to encourage greater social and professional cooperation among physi- cal education majors and minors, faculty, and alumni. Membership is open to all phys- ical education majors and minors. The members sponsored many charity functions. The club held raffles to make money for their treasurer. They sponsored a picnic which is held annually. The members participated in the homecoming parade. They entered a decorated car. They made a Physical Education Majors and Minors Club sign supporting the Wonder Bovs which was placed on the football field. They helped in gathering food for the poor and needy during the Thanksgiving Holidays. The club held meetings both on and off campus to promote interest for physical edu- cation majors and minors away from classes. Pre-Vet Club Pre-veterinary students only may be members of the Pre-Vet Club, since it does have a highly specialized interest area. " Only one out of seven students who apply for veterinary school are selected for the honor, " according to Dr. Kenneth Pippin, head of the agri-business de- partment at Tech. " As a result each stu- dent has to be very aware of what is de- sired by the veterinary schools and what the student has to do in order to prepare for entrance to the veterinary schools. " Between two and four students are ac- cepted each year from Tech. Con- sequently the most valuable service the club provides is a common ground for the exchange of ideas concerning the students problems. They also discuss what prob- lems other veterinary students have en- countered in school during their meet- ings. " The club does help in preparing for the transition from Tech to the professional schools, " states Dr. Pippin. Pre-Veterinary club members are, front row Lance Lincoln, Cara Luchs, Tammy Green, Sherry Stephen, Doug Tollson Second row Clint Henson, Andy Williamson, Maqean Eno, Dan Humphreys. 282 Organizations nembersare front row George Desiderio [ " imRhodes Raymond Sweat, Brenda Powell, David rippetl Second Bobby Ken Scott Smothers Mark Olson Mark Whitson Third row Steve Threet, George Wood Homer Hon ama i r I 3 h, h Rangers Membership in the Reserve Officer [ " raining Corps Ranger Platoon is open to military science students on a selective basis Prospective members must pass a physical fitness test and maintain a 2 Oil grade average. The objective of the organization is to develop highly motivated, self confident leaders among its members. That goal is achieved through extensive field training ,- nd practical application in the classroom. This year the platoon floated the Arkan- sas River in 15-man assault rafts, partici- pated in an Area Reconnaissance, and conducted a Retreat Ceremony on Memo- rial Dav. Members of the platoon are Raymond Sweat, platoon leader; David Tippett, pla- toon sergeant; and Victor Sarna, Kenneth Garner, Charles Tripp, Deanna Stone, Stephen Threet, Dennis Williamson. Robert Whitson, George Desiderio, Homer Hon, Pat Johnston, Bobby Kerr, Mark Olson, Tracy Parr, Brenda Powell, Scott Smithers, Timothy Rhodes, and Lt. George Wood, all members The Ranger advisor is SFC Robert D. Norns. R andP One of the largest clubs on the Tech cam- pus is the Recreation and Park Administra- tion Club. The club, organized in 1965, is made up of students majoring or minoring in recreation administration. It was organized to unite in one organiza- tion all students who are interested in recrea- tion and park adminstration, to protect the interest of students in situations where their professional interests are concerned, and to encourage study and research on matters of professional interest. Members of the club have assisted in rec- reation projects for various community ser- vice groups, have worked through their classes with the handicapped and elderly, and with the public schools in teaching rec- reation or supervising activities. Members have also helped with the stream beautification project through the Tech cam- pus by doing landscape layouts and then helping with the physical work necessary to complete the project. Club activities also include picnics, social hours, and viewing films in their interest field. Members of the Parks and Recreation Club are. front row Jamae Brown, Janice McClung, Betsy Walhs, Richard Boves, Robin Wyse. Marburv Deaton, Genia Hansford Second row Beth McCowan, Matthew Fulmer, |oe Alpe, Monty Fuller. Howard Foggs, Chns Cherry Third row Wayne Williams, Manca Caviness, Dewey McFarhn, Houston Snow, |ohn Hudson, Marcal Young, Sheila Dunawav-Bathke Organizations 283 Members o C harles W eg I ' onikowski kin ; Relic, Tim Rhodes, Michael Altes Second row oodruff Thomas Andrews, Carl Ward, and Kelly Simpson v_ ' f Su. Rifle Team Tech ' s Reserve Officer Training Corps Rifle Team is a member of the Arkansas Col- legiate Rifle League which consists of four AIC schools and Arkansas State University. Membership in the Rifle Team is retained by displaying proficiency in the firing of the .22 caliber rifle during team competition. The club is recognized by the National Rifle Association. During the 1980-81 school year, Tech ' s team was undefeated, finishing with 10 wins and no losses. In the league match at ASU, the team placed first, but lost one of the five matches to finish overall with a 14-1 record. The high marksman for the team was Carl Ward with a 266 score out of a possible 300 points. The team participated in the Third Annual Mardi Gras Match in the spring semester in Louisiana. Team members are Greg Domkowski, cap- tain, and King Relic, Thomas Andrews, Dwight Little, Timothy Rhodes, Michael Altes, Carl Ward, Charles Woodruff, and Tracy Parr, members SFC Robert D. Norris is the team coach. Rodeo Club Students interested in rodeo and in horse- back riding may become members of the Rodeo Club Its purpose is to promote a higher standing and closer fellowship in intercollegiate rodeo and horse show participation, and to pro- mote the highest type of conduct and sportsmanship at the various rodeos and other related events. Members of the club participate in area rodeos and normally sponsor a multi-state rodeo for college students each spring. One of their money raising projects this year was selling a 12-inch knife made by Jimmy Ritchey, assistant professor of ag- riculture. Money thus raised is used by the club in their projects. Brooks Evants is president of the organiza- tion and Herman Boutwell is their advisor. Other officers are Kellie Tackett, vice presi- dent, and Shern Stephens, secretary and treasurer. Rodeo Club members are, front row Shem Stephen, Brooks Evants, Kellie Tackett. Keith Chromster Second row: Doug Tolleson, Roger Stark. Third row Karen Powers, John Hudson. Bruce Bird. Karen Bobo itions Upha lota members are, front row Karen En del Paula Pollock, Marilyn i .arn ;us Hn kv I War. Marv Mi inn Mone Arnold Second ' i ic lohnna Wear, Debbie I undgren Kathryn Cowan, Vicki reltow Kay I larder, Kim Sum huts, |emmi lushing. Third row. Susan Kylei Susan Milntvre, Julia Trusty, Denisa Ramsey, Laura Stanulis, Leslie Moure. Sheila Lemley, Angela Tate -- ' ' immSmmSwmiim ' — JJ.. -m ■ Sigma Alpha Iota Sigma Alpha Iota is an internationally incorporated professional fraternity for students in the field of music. The Lush aims of the organization are to foster the highest ideals in music education, pro- mote high standards of musical excellenc e among music students, to encourage high standards of musical understanding in America and cooperation among musi- cians of all countries, and further ideals of American citizenship and loyalty to the Alma Mater, Last spring, lota had pledge parties for their pledging class. They also partici- pated in Province Day This fall the club held pledge parties and had a Halloween costume party with Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. The club spon- sored a bowl-a-thon and the Songfest, both of which took place in December Additionally, Sigma Alpha Iota had a camp-out at Dardanelle State Park and had a pot luck dinner. For the future the club is planning an American Music Concert, an Intercol- legiate Choral Festival, Province Dav in Conway, and a banquet with Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia SCJ Under the supervision of Dr. Van A. Ty- son, journalism instructor, the society ' s goals are to promote the interests and welfare of students of journalism at Tech and to pro- vide a more complete insight into the world of the working |ournahst. This organization, which was formed in the fall semester of 1977, has no membership dues and is open to all journalism majors and minors. The primary activity of the Society is to bring people from various media outlets and prospective job markets as guest speakers for members and others with similar interests. Among the many speakers include Rick Brannon of channel 24 in Fort Smith, Phil Lamb of the Arkansas Gazette, Karen Taylor of the Arkansas Democrat, Amy Oliver of Channel 7, and Greg Little who is now man- ager of a Paris radio station. Little was re- cently employed at the Courier Democrat as sports editor. Another guest speaker was John Heuston, a free lance writer for the new magazine, Fin and Feather Heuston has also written for other top-notch magazines, in- cluding Field and Stream. Society of Collegiate journalists members, trout row. are Mark Bourne and Ginger Oliver Second row Pat Huckebv, Dr Van Tyson, and Teresa Harris Third row Mama Bennett, Lee Haskell, and Jim Billings Organizations 285 Student I •■■■ ■ Head, DeLvnn Hearn " flA . Paul Gray, Ken Boyle, Alan Hines. Second row Brian Evans, Mlssv loel Davis " ■ SAB The Student Activity Board is a branch of the Student Government Association that is responsible for all of the entertainment on the Tech campus. They have five areas in which they pro- duce programs, dance, film, lecture, fine arts, and contemporary. This year the SAB sponsored films such as Superman, Ice Castles, Every Which Way But Loose, and And Justice For All. They also sponsored concerts such as Air Supply and Harry Chapin. They have presented lectures on the Ber- muda Triangle, Who Killed JFK?, and UFO ' s. They also sponsor homecoming, Winter Ball, and other dances. The Board is presently working on a pro- gram for the Spring of 1981 which will allow students to check out camping equipment for the weekend for backpack trips. The pro- gram, called Travel and Outdoor, will also sponsor trips. In past years, this program has sponsored trips to the Bahamas, and Hot Springs, as well as float and backpacking trips. Student Guild A select group on the Tech campus is the Guild Student Organists Group which is affiliated with the American Guild of Organists. Its primary purpose is to advance the cause of worthy church music. Persons enrolled in the University ' s who are organ students or who have had previous organ instruction may be members of the Gui ld. Members of the group visit and play organs in the various churches in the area, view filmstrips, listen to recordings of fine organ music, and visit in the local churches where organs are used. Some of the churches they have visited are St. Mary ' s Church at Altus, the chapel at the College of the Ozarks, and the Pres- byterian Church in Clarksville. The club also subscribes to " The American Organist " , a national magazine for organ students. Mrs. Joan Wainright is sponsor of the organization. Members of the Guild Student Group of the American Guild of Organists, front row left, are Richard Bartlett, Mrs Vicky Kiehl. and Mrs Maunce Tillery Second row Mrs loan Wainright, lemm. L Rushing, Paul Palad.no, Jr , and Maurice Tillerv. 286 Organizations ibers are front row Ranay Nelson Linda Seals, Linda nilery, Sharon Paladino Pegg) ol l harlotte Fletchei Paula hansley Second row Sherrj Mc( lure, Lea Ann Bland Wanda Yother, i .m l kaday Cathey Ree Lora Dixon, Kathy Lohr Student Nurses Among tlif service activities of the ' M u dent Nursing Association arc assisting with the American Red Cross Blood Drive on campus, taking blood pressure of in- terested individuals on certain davs in the City Mall, tloing physical assessments for individuals at the Senior Citizens Center, and recruiting students for the nursing prolession. The Association functions to create a community which serves the nursing stu- dents through social and service ac- tivities. The goals of the Association are to de- velop a support system for nursing stu- dents through social activities that func- tion as entertainment, service activities that are educational and enjoyable, and to create a link with other nursing student organizations. Membership is open to all interested students. The nursing students meet in Wilson Hall SNEA l row Treva Hickey, Patricia Whorton, Beth Flovd, Mora ond row Dr Pauline Sanders. Rita Chronister, Connie The SNEA club is sponsored by Dr. Pauline Sanders of the Arkansas Tech Educa- tion Department. The G. R. and Lucille Tur- rentine Chapter is a pre-professional organi- zation designed to help students prepare for their teaching responsibilities and promote the progress of education. Membership is open to both elementary and secondary education majors and in- cludes affiliation with the local chapter, the Arkansas Education Association, and the National Education Association, the largest professional teachers organization in the na- tion. Recent speakers include Dr. Wainright of Tech who spoke on the subject of the Na- tional Teachers Examination, and Mr Har- vey Young, superintendent of the Rus- sellville Public School System, who delivered a speech on the hiring practices of the district and what qualifications and traits his de- partment looks for when interviewing pro- spective teachers. The club presently hosts 60 members and includes such benefits as liability insurance when students are assigned to the classroom, discounts on medical prescriptions, and books, as well as travel bargains and other special services. Student National Education Association members are, Hamilton, Danna Dodd, Jams Moll. Beckv lames jeuunu ruw ui i dunne jmiucia, nua unutuaici, mi„h Rommel, Debbie Borengasser, Sue Leeser. Debbie Faubus. Beverlv Lackev. Patty Hirvak Third row Judith McConnell, Manum Oates. Beverlv Gregory, Tern Turner, Cindy Lueken, Renee Guenette, Jamie Weseman Sharon Milan Organizations 287 Student Senate members are front row Susan smith. Men Blaty, Wanda Hovt. [o Robin Wright, Tim White, Kerri Sawyer, Doug Smith Si i ., Dusqua Phillips, Susan Wilhanks. Beth Owens. Amanda Cotton, Sue Leeser. David Normand, ken Boyle Third row [im Miller, Kyle Turner, Ken Kennedy. Maria Nichols, Keith Brown, Tom Jones, John Guetzlatt and Scott McKennon Student Senate The Student Senate at Arkansas Tech is the largest and most representative forums for student opinion and gove- nance. Each student at Tech is repre- sented three times on the senate; where he she lives, the school of their major, and class standing. The senate, functioning as a legislative body, seeks to improve and enrich student life at Tech. The senate has many diverse and inter- esting functions. Outside of routine mat- ters, such as approval of new organiza- tions, and the effective and efficient run- ning of its committees, and the resolution of minor problems that come before the body, the senate considers major issues that have a broad student concern. In the past, the senate has donated money to organizations such as the cheerleaders and ROTC, to give them the opportunity to participate in off-campus and out of state activities. All students are encouraged to partici- pate in the activities of the senate. Being a senator offers students a chance to de- velop leadership skills and a sense of re- sponsibility. Senate Exec. The executive board of the Student Government Association is composed of a president, vice-president, Student Ac- tivities Board chairman, Miss Tech chairman, secretary, treasurer, and a par- liamentarian. The board serves as the supreme coor- dinating body for various branches of the Student Government Association. It pre- sents legislation to be enacted by the sen- ate for voting and reviews legislation and policy of other parts of the Student Gov- ernment The president represents the students to the administration and also to the stu- dent bodies of other schools. The vice-president assists the president in the execution ol senate legislation, chairs the University Standing Commit- tees Council, and works on tasks assigned to him bv the senate or the executive board. The SAB chairman is responsible for obtaining all school sponsored en- tertainment such as dances, concerts, lec- tures, and performers for the students. Striate Executive members are. front row Dusqua Phillips and Doug Smith. Second row: John Guetzlaff , Keith Brown, Ken Bovle. and Tom (ones 288 Organizations ,n Kwon Do members are front row Rachelle Richardson Second row Kerry ■ hism, (. Ireg I )onikowski, Monte Fuller, 1 arry |ones Hurt! row Mary rhom, Kevin Sherrill, Sammy Williams, Wanwadee I .irsen fourth row Dr. Richard I arsen Man Parker, [ohn Hudson lerry Dorney Tai Kwon Do The purpose of the Tai Kwon Do Club is to tench modesty, perseverance, self- control, self-determination, and self- defense through the art of Tai-Kwon-Do. Tai-Kwon-Do is the art of hitting or striking with the hands, and kicking or striking with the hands, and kicking or smashing with the feet. The art was origi- nated in Korea, and the students have to learn how to count and follow commands in Korean. This year there are two instructors: Robert Honderick, who holds a black belt in Tai Kwon Do, and Rachelle Richard- son, who holds a blue belt. Robert is a EMT with Sparks Hospital. Rachelle is a biology major at Tech. Tau Beta Sigma Tau Beta Sigma is a national honorary band sorority for select band students. Its program is to encourage a spirit of service and to provide worthwhile musical, social, and educational opportunities for its mem- bers. Last spring Tau Beta Sigma had pledge parties for the pledge class. They had an an- nual tea and an annual banquet in May. During the fall the organization sponsors a band picnic. They sell Cokes after parades and after football games to the rest of the band Also, as a money making project, Tau Beta Sigma painted a house and sponsored a ' Legs of Distinction ' ' contest. They had a rattle during Homecoming. Additionally, Tau Beta Sigma went caroling with several ther musical organizations before the Zhristmas holidays Tau Beta Sigma members are, front row Kay Harder, Vicki Teltow. Kathryn Cowan, Barbara Garner, Beckv Bazar, Janet Isaac. Second row Susan Mclntyre, Debbie Lundgren. Pamela Floyd, Laura Stanuhs, Leslie Moore, Alice Bndgman. Karen Endel, Dianna Normand Organizations 289 Theatre Guild member- are front row Tammy Stone. Mark Bourne. Second row: Virginia Sutton-Toney, Linda Phillips, Mitzi Turner. Linda Keplinger Third row Wendy Lombardo (sponsor) Pat Huckeby, Judy Clark. Theatre Guild The purpose of the Theatre Guild is to teach the members theatre craft as actors and technical workers. While doing this, it also entertains and trys to give students an appre- ciation of live theatre. Last spring the Guild presented a dinner theatre production, " Accommodations. " They also held an awards banquet with the winners being: Best Technical Workers — Pat Huckeby and Terry Fuson, Best Support- ing Actors — Tammy Stone and Donny Rus- sell, Best Actor — Chuck Pistone, and Best Actress — Daune Jackson. Winner of the " Mrs. B " Award which goes to the best technical and supporting actress, the best all-around drama student, and the student who has the highest grade point hour average with the most hours in drama — Tammy Stone. During the fall the Guild presented the dinner theatre " Star Spangled Girl. " They also made up most of the cast and crew for the " Rainmaker. " During the year, the Theatre Guild moved their shop from the Wilson Hall basement to the Armory behind Roush Hall. Twirlers One of the more visual units of the marching band is the twirlers. Each of the young women in the unit is selected after auditioning before a panel of judges to display their twirling skills and then they are interviewed by another panel with re- gard to personality and appearance. The twirlers are responsible for de- veloping their routines through indi- vidual practice and in group practice, after which they coordinated the routine with the music which the band presents. The twirlers perform with batons and hoops. Each is decorated in the traditional green and gold school colors. Although the performances are prima- rily at the varsity football games, the twirlers also perform with the band at civic functions and in parades " It takes a lot of work to prepare the routines, " according to the twirlers. " But the appreciation of the crowd for the music and the routines make it worth- while. " Twirlers performing with the Arkansas Tech University band are, front row Kim Vernon and Rhonda Moore Second row: Peggy Chansley, Jamie King. Sotonya Gregory, and Vicky Robertson 290 Organizations Wesley Foundation members are, front row Katie French, Lori McMechen, Debbie Rogers, Aresa Roberts. Second row Linda Brookshear, Kim Garner. |ov Noble Patty Greathouse, Cora Cole, Mone Arnold, Barbara darner, Geral Hollow Thirdrow: Lori Clark. Karen Hobo, Christy Maughn. Kim Misenhimer. Elaine Dial. Helen Svendsen, Cindy Dial Fourth row David Kreeman, Bernard Ponai, Brian Wans, Belinda Baker. Kan Utley Fifth row Randy Black, Mitzi demons, Bel v Hall, lett I ake, Kelly Davis, David Scroggins, Sponsor. Wesley " There ' s no membership, so you can ' t |otn, you can attend, but it ' s not a church. " Students at ATU are becoming more aware of the Wesley Foundation and what it has to offer, and because of this we are growing in number and strength each semester. Regardless of denomination, our doors are open to everyone for the purpose of providing christian fellowship and support to all who enter. David Scroggin is the Director of the ATU Wesley Foundation and serves as campus minister, sponsors the Fellow- ship of Christian Athletes, is Chaplain of the football team and is there to help make all these happen. The weekly schedule consists of chapel and breakfast Sunday morning, Share- n-Care on Monday evenings, Lunch-in at Tuesday noon, FCA on Wednesday eve- nings, Rise ' n Shine Bible study on Thursday morning and when there are home football games, a " fifth quarter " after the games. Wildlife Club The Wildlife Club is usually dominated by fisheries and wildlife majors, but anyone who is interested is encouraged to join and to participate in all the activities the Wildlife Club has to offer. Annually, the Wildlife Club has an Eagle Awareness Program. In this program, live Bald and Golden Eagles are brought in for students to observe and to learn their needs and habitats. Members donated their time and expertise during the annual " Clean Up Day " at Lake Dardanelle in the Fall. Partici- pation in the annual National Wildlife Week is also a regular event for the club. The pur- pose of the event is to inform students about ecology and to give them a better under- standing and appreciation of our environ- ment and to encourage greater participation in the community. The club is also becoming more of an academic force. Wildlife Club projects consist of habitat improvement and the planting of trees and various other plants on the Tech campus. Guest speakers such as game wardens and wildlife biologists, and field tri ps to local conservation and recreation spots are also part of the Club ' s activities. Wildlife Club members are, front row Chuck Porter, Becky Butler, Rita Briggs, Linda Craig. Pat Glailk, Patricia Hensley Second row Charles Massey, Terry Latham, Billy Kallman. Ronnie Duvall, Rick Dwyer, Craig Hensley, Michael Verser Organ i Index Abbott, Brain, SoBusAd, 179 Abdolreza, Ahrable, Sr Engr, 160 ABS, 263 Academics 7b-7? Accounting Club, -t - Activities, 130-131 Adams, Bob, JrBusAd, 170 Agri-Club, 262 Agncola, 302 Alpha Chi, 263 Alpha Phi Alpha, 208-209 Albright, David, Jr Acct, 170 Alexander, Janet, So PE, 179 Allan, Mary Jo, Fr ElEd, 189 Allen, David, Fr Genst, 189 Allison, William, So BudEd, 179 Allmon, Kevin, Fr art, 189 Almond, Tim, So Econ, 179 Alpe, Joe, SrRP, 160 Alston, Florence, So MedRec, 179 Alvarado, Troy, So Sod, 179 Anders, Volta, Asst Prof Mus, 103 Andersen, Dan, FrBusAd, 189 Anderson, Deanna, Fr ElEd, 189 Anderson, Paul Stephen, Sr ' PE, 160 Anderson, Maynard, Fr Engr, 189 Anderson, Troy, LibraryStaff, 96 Andrews, Dinah, Sec. Div. of Cont. Ed, 96 Antonetti, John, FrBiol, 189 Argo, Amber, SoSecSt, 179 Argo, Missy, Jr ElEd, 170 Arnold, Mone, Sr ' MusEd, 160 Arterbury, Travis, Assoc Prof PE, 103 Assadi, Mohammad, Sr ComSci, 160 Aunspaugh, Allan, Jr Psy, 170 Avants, Mark, Fr GenSt, 189 Aynes, Tim, Sr PE, lbO Baber, Quin, Sr Geo, lbO Bagby, Leslie. FrBusAd, 189 Bailey, Mary, Fr MedAsst, 189 Bailey, Milton, Jr Geo, 170 Baker, Belinda, Jr.PE. 170 Baker, John, FrRP. 189 Baker, Mary Ann, SrElEd, 160 Ballard, Linda, Sr OfMgt. 160 Ballew, Martha, Jr Soc, 170 Ballinger, Myra, Sr, 160 Balloun, Donald, So Engr, 179 Balloun, Steve, Jr AnBus, 170 Baltz, Dennis, Fr PreMed, 189 Bane, Mary, Fr GenSt, 189 Banks, Charles, Jr Geo, 170 Barber, Angels, Fr BusAd, 189 Barber, Jill, Sr ElEd, 160 Barrett, Scott, So Engr, 179 Bartholomew, Jack, Fr PE, 189 Bartlett, Richard, Sr Mus. 160 Barton, Cindy, Sr ' Acct, 160 Barton, Debbie, So Nur, 179 Baskin, Jimmie, Jr BusAd, 170 Baskin, Sheila, Sr Ofmgt, 160 Bazar, Becky, Sr MusEd, 160 Beck, Kathy, Sr Hist, 160 Beck, Michelle, Sr BusAd, 189 Becker, Belinda, Sr ' BusAd, 160 Behavioral Science Club, 2f 4 Belk, Anna, Sr, 160 Bell, Kenny, Sr PE, 160 Bell, Melissa, Sr MedRec, 160 Bennett, Marcia, So Jour, 179 Berg, Nancy, So ComSci, 179 Berry, James F., Fr BusAd, 189 Berryhill, Kelly, Jr Acct, 170 Betnar, Donna, So SecSci, 179 Bichrt, Tim, So Agn, 179 Billings, Jim, Jr jour, 170 Billingsley, Karen, Fr GenSt, 189 BUlingsley, Trudi. Jr PE, 170 Bird, Bruce, Jr AgriBus, 170 Birkhead, Bicky, So Nur, 179 Birmingham, Jon, Sr BusAd, 160 Bjornson, Junell, Jr Nur, 170 Blakney, Joyce, Jr Math, 170 Bland, Bruce, Sr ' AgriBus, 160 Bland, Gary, Sr, 160 Bland, Gerg, Fr AgnBus, 189 Bland, Lea Ann, Sr Nur, 160 Blankenship, Nancy, Sr ElEd, 160 Blanscet, Debra, Fr MedAsst, 189 Blaty, Men, Sr PE, 160 Blaylock, Debbie, Jr ElEd, 170 Bless, Joy, Jr OfMgt, 170 Bliss, Mark, Sr PE, 160 Blue Key, 265 Blust, Sherry, FAC, Inst of Math and Comp Sci 103 Bobo, Karen, Jr ArtEd, 170 Bockelman, David, Fr RP, 189 Bocksnick, Sherry, Fr ' GenSt, 189 Bocksnick, Jerry, Fr Biol, 189 Bogary, Kathy, Sr BioSci, 160 Boldon, Ann, Fr MedRec, 189 Bolen, Robert, Assoc Prof of Speech, 103 Bolin, Ann, FrBiol, 189 Bolluyt, Robert, Fr Acct, 189 Bolte, Amanda, Fr GenSt, 189 Bond, Kathy, Fr GenSt, 189 Boote, Amanda, So GenSt, 179 Borengasser, Debbie, Sr ElEd, 160 Borengasser, John, Fr MusEd, 189 Bornmann, Kelly, So MedAsst, 179 Boswell, Travis, Jr CommArt, 170 Botony, 265 Bourland, Carol, Sr 160 Bourne, Mark, So Sph, 179 Bourne, Timothy, Jr Biol, 170 Boutwell, Herman, Assoc Prof of Agri Bus 103 Bowden, Keith, Fr ' Acct, 189 Bowden, Kim, So Hist, 179 Bowden, Mary Sue, Staff, Campus Postmistress, 96 Bowden, Stepheanie, Fr ' Econ, 189 Bowles, Glynda, So ElEd, 179 Bowling, Clyde, So ComSci, 179 Bowman, Cynthia, So Psy, 179 Boyd, Beverly, Jr ElEd, 170 Boyett, Gene, Assoc Prof of Hist 103 Boyle, Ken, Sr RP. 160 Boyle, Marlin, So BusAd, 179 Bradford, Charla, So Hist, 179 Bradley, Johnna, Sr Eng, 160 Bradlsy, Mark, So Sph, 179 Bragg, T. M., Jr Engr, 170 Brakebill, Rita, Fr GenSt, 189 Branch, Judy, Fr HistofPolSci, 189 Brandt, Mary, Fr CommArt, 189 Brannon, Ruth, Asst Prof of Sph, Faculty, 103 Brannon, Susan, So EngEd, 179 Brass Choir, 266 Braughler, Beth, Fr CommArt, 189 Braughton, Mark, So MechEngr, 179 Brazeel, Danny, So Chem, 179 Brazell, Jean, Sr PE, 160 Brewer, David, Fr Sph, 189 Bridges, Ellen, Sr Acct, 160 Bndgmen, Alice, Sr ElEd, 160 Briggs, Peggy, Fr ElEd, 189 Bnggs, Ritya, Jr BusAd, 170 Bright, Deanna, So CommArt, 179 Briscoe, Daisy, Sec for Soc Sci, 96 Brixey, Dena, Fr GenSt, 189 Brock, Jeff, So Bus Ad, 179 Bronco, Charles, Assoc Prof of Physics, 103 Brookshear, Linda, Fr Psy, 189 Brown, Bryan, So BusAd, 179 Brown, Cindy, Jr ' BusAd, 170 Brown, John, Jr RP, 170 Brown, Kathy, Fr Rehab. Sc, 189 Brown, Keith, Sr ' Pre-Law, 160 Brown, Robert, Adm. NCO 96 Brown, Sara, Fr ComSci, 189 Bryan, Irby, Jr PolSci, 170 BSU, 264 Bull, Donald, Fr Eng, 189 Bullock, Bill, Jr Hist, 170 Bunn, Tim, FrGenSt, 190 Bunton, David, Fr CompSci, 190 Burdine, Mary, Fr GenSt, 190 Burge, Robert, Fr Agri, 190 Burger, David, So ' BusAd, 179 Burger, Mary Jo, FrNur, 190 Burk, Johnnie Sue, BookStore Sec, 96 Burris, C. L., Jr ' Agri, 170 Burris, Cheryl, FrGenSt, 190 Burrow, Keith, So MusEd, 179 Burruss, Carls, Sr ' PE, 160 Burton, Jimmy, Jr RP, 170 Bushert, Sandra, Jr ' ArtEd, 170 Butler, Rebecca, Sr FW, 160 Butler, Stephen, Sr Mus, 160 Buttram, Karen, Fr Jour, 190 Byler, Susan, Jr, 170 Bynum, F W., Dean of Students, 94 Cabrera, Martin, Fr PE, 190 Cadle, John, FAC, Asst Prof of Phy Ed, 103 Calde, Kinda, Sr PhySciEd, lbO Cagle, Barbara, Custodian of Bookstore, SAB, 96 Caldarera, Kathy, Jr MedTech, 170 Caldwell, Darrell, Fr ' CompSci, 190 Calliotte, Tim, SoBusAd, 179 Calvert, Elwood, Sr Rehab.Sci, 160 Calvert, Kris, Fr Rehab, 190 Campbell, Bill, Fr jour, 190 Campbell, Donald, Fr FW, 190 Campbell, Kim, Jr BusAd, 170 Campbell, Lynne, Fr CommArt, 190 Campbell, Mark, Sr RP, 160 Campbell, Mark, Fr GenSt, 190 Campbell, Michelle, Fr SpecEd, 190 Cannon, Debbie, Sr Geol, 161 Cardinal Key, 266 Carlson, Sheila, FAC, 96 Carlton, Carmel, So ElEd, 179 Carr, Rickey, So Acct, 179 Carr, Walter, Assoc Prof of Pol Sci, 103 Carroll, Cynthia, Sr ElEd, lbl Carroll, Jon, Jr ' AgriBus, 170 Carrouth, Brenda, Fr GenSt, 190 Carruth, Phil, Jr BusAd, 170 Carter, Betty, Fr MedTech, 190 Casey, Dawnene, So EngEd, 179 Casey, Minnie Lou, Sec of ROTC, 96 Casey, Patrick, Sr MusEd, 161 Casev, Robert, Assoc Prof Mus, 103 Cason, Bob, Fr BusAd, 190 Catlett, Bradley, Fr Mus, 190 Caulk, Gail, So Phy Therapy, 179 Chambers, Tom, So BusAd, 179 . " Chandler, Doma, |r RehabSoc, 170 Chandler, Gary, Jr CompSci, 170 Chansley, Paula, ]r Nur, 170 Chansley, Peggy, So MedTech, 174 Charlesworth, Nancy, Fr Acct, 190 Cheatham, Barbara, Sr PE, 161 Cheatham, Janet, So ElEd, 179 Cheerleaders, 267 Cheerleaders (GS), 267 Chamber Choir, 268 Chem Pre-Med, 268 Cheney, Darrell, Fr Engr, 190 Cherry, Chris, Jr RP, 170 Chesser, Max, Sr BusAd, 161 Chevaillier, William C, Assoc Prof Econ, 103 Childres, Joe, Fr Art, 190 Chism, Linda, Sr MedRec, 161 Chnstensen, Cheryl, Jr ' Soc, 170 Christie, Charlotte, Sr Eng, 161 Chronister, Rita, Sr ElEd, 161 Churchill, Shelia, Jr PE, 170 Chusmir, Robert, ROTC, 96 Clair, Sandra, So Psy, 179 Clancy, Scott, Jr MusEd, 171 Clark, Cindy, Fr BusAd, A90 Clark, Judy, Fr CenSt, 190 Clark, Lisa, Sr HisPolSci, 161 Clark, Lori, Jr Art. 171 Clark, Michael, Sr Soc, 161 Clarke, Timothy, So AgriBus, 180 Clary, Eldon, Prof of Sec Ed, 103 Clayborn, Carol, Fr Rehab, 190 Clayton, Deanne, Sr BusAd, 161 Clemons, Mitzi, Jr PE, 171 Closing, 304 Cloud, Allen, Fr Engr, 190 Cloud, Danny, Fr GenSt, 190 Coburn, Nona, Jr BusAd, 171 Cochran, John, Fr GenSt, 190 Cochran, Pamela Joyce, Fr CompSci, 190 Cochran, Stephanie, FootballSec, 97 Cochran, Terry, Fr Geol, 190 Coffev, Margie, Acct Asst, 97 Coffman, Kathleen, Sr AccoEcon, 161 Coffman, Mary, Fr EleD, 190 Coffman, Pam, Jr BusAd, 171 Coger, Michelle, Fr GenSt, 190 Cohoon, Richard, Prof of Geology, 103 Cole, Cara, Fr ' PE, 190 Cole, Eugene, Assoc Prof of Economics, 103 Cole, Sandra, Atheletic Sec, 97 Collins, Ladonne, So MusEd, 180 Collins, Phil, Assistant Football Coach, 103 Collins, Thomas, So Engr, 180 Colorguard, 269 Commer, Laurie, So RP, 180 Computer, Science Club, 269 Connelv, Edward, Assoc Prof of Music, 103 Conrad, Richard, Fr ' Engr, 190 Cook, Deborah, Jr EngEd, 171 Cook, Miriam, Asst Prof of Library Sci, 103 Cook, Phyllis, Sr Biol, 161 Cooper, Hal, Asst Prof of Music, 103 Copeland, Denise, Fr Acct, 190 Corbin, Johnny, SrBusAd, 161 Corley, Dale, Prof of Acct, 103 Corley, Susan, Jr Acct, 171 Cornett, Harold, Assistant Director of Admission, 94 Cossey, Judy, Fr ' GenSt, 190 Cotton, Amanda, FrCompSci, 190 Couser, Raymond, Prof of Bio, 103 Couser, Ruth, Sr ComArt, 161 Cowan, Kathrvn, So Acct, 180 Cowell, Donald, Sr FW, 161 Cowell, Joe, So Pre-For, 180 Cox, Melissa, Sr EIEd, 161 Cox, Randall, Sr BusAd, 161 Cox, Roy, Jr Acct, 171 Crabb, Jayne, Adm Sec for VP for Development, 97 Craig, Linda, Sr FW, 161 Craig, Phyllis, Fr BusAd, 190 Cramsey, Marc, Sr MusEd, 161 Cramsey, Steve, Jr Acct, 171 Cravens, Keith, Sr PE, 161 Crawford, Greg, Jr Hist, PolSci, 171 Crawford, Judy, Sr PE, 161 Crawford, Tom, Fr CommArt, 190 Crawley, Henri , Prof Fish and Wild Life Mgt. 103 Creech, Melinda, Fr BusAd, 190 Cntes, Patricia, So BusEd, 180 Crotts, Mitchell, So AgnBus, 180 Crouch, Jim, Fr PreMed, 190 Crow, Bethany, Sr Hist, PolSci, 161 Crow, Carole, Fr BusAd, 190 Crow, Terry, Jr BusAd, 171 Cunningham, Ken, So Engr, 180 Cunningham, Mike, Fr Hist, 191 Culp, Roy R . Asst Prof of Engr, 103 Culver, Ann, Sr RP, 161 Curran, Bill, So CompSci, 180 Curry, Pam, Sr BusAd, 161 Curry, Rosemary, Fr OfMgt, 191 Curtis, Barbara, Sr Math, Art, 161 Dahlke, David, So AgnBus, 180 Dale, Billy, Sr Engr, 161 Dale, Renee, Sr Psy, 180 Damron, Greg, So BusAd, 180 Daniel, Katherine, So ElEd, 180 Daniel, Melinda, Fr Acct, 191 Darden, Richard, Fr PreMed, 191 Davenport, Kathy, Jr Math, 171 Davis, Danny, Jr PreMed, 171 Davis, Diane, Jr FineArt, 171 Davis, Joel, Jr Eng, 171 Davis, Julie, Sr EIEd, 161 Davis, Kelly, Sr BusAd, 161 Davis, Marc, So PE, 180 David, Melody, Fr Acct, 191 Davis, Richie, Fr Bus, 191 Davis, Thomas G , Asst Prof of MS, 103 Davis, Tommy, Fr PE, 191 Davis, Vanessa, Sr EIEd, 161 Deason, Amy Jo, Fr BusAd, 191 Dedmon, Loretta, Fr Pre Pharm, 191 Defrancisco, Jennifer, So Math, 180 Deloach, Yancy, So AgnBus, 180 Dempsey, Don, Asst Prof of PE, 104 Dempsey, Joyce, Assoc Prof of Eng, 104 Delta Chi, 270 Delta Zeta, 202-203 Dennis, Diana, Jr BusAd, 171 Dennis, Donna, SoBusAd, 180 De Palma, Rosemary, Fr ElEd, 191 Desideno, George, So Psy Rehab, 180 Des Marais, Richard, Sr GenSt, 191 Detnck, Dortha, Library Custodian, 97 Detnck, Janet, McEver Custodian, 97 Dettor, Emily, So GenSt, 180 Devereux, Sindy. Fr ' FW, 191 Dewitt, Alan, Sr Math, 162 Dial, Cynthia, So Arts Ed, 180 Dial, Elaine, Sr PE, 162 Dickerson, Bettie, Library Asst, 97 Dickerson, Randy, Jr ' Bus, 171 Dickev, Bobbv, Fr ' RP, 191 Index Dixon, Kenneth, ROTC Supply Clerk, 97 Dixon, Lora, Jr Nur, 171 Dobbs, James, Jr PhySci, 171 Docekal, Tina, Sr Psy, 162 Dodd, Danna, So ElEd, 180 Dodd, Rhonda, Fr CompSci, 191 Dodson, Cordellia, Jr Jour, 171 Dodson, Vickie, Sr Rehab, 162 Donahau, Laurie, Fr Jlsm, 191 Donnohue, Carolyn, Jr ElEd, 171 Donnohue, Judy, So Med Tech, 180 Dorm Life, 32-43 Dorney, Jerry, So Jour, 180 Doss, E. Sue, Prof of Eng, 104 Doucette, Lisa, Sr CommArt, 162 Douglas, Kent, Fr Pre Med, 191 Dowell, C D ., Assoc Prof of Rec and Park, 104 Dowell, Martha, Assoc Prof of PE, 104 Dowell, Michael, Jr RP, 171 Dnttler, Faye, Acct Asst, 97 Drum, Vaughn, Fr Pre Dental, 191 Dufford, Paul, Jr CompSci, 171 Duffy, Matthew, So Econ, 180 Duke, Amanda, So Geo, 180 Duna way-Bathke, Sheila, Asst Prof of Rec and Park, 104 Dunham, Calvin, Assoc Prof of Soc, 104 Dunham, John, Fr Pre Med, 191 Dunlap, Charles, Sr CompSci, 162 Dunn, Mike, Sr RP, 162 Dunn, Robert, Jr Acct, 171 Dwyer, Rick, Jr FW, 171 Dykema, Dan, So BusAd, 180 Dykema, Lisa, Fr GenSt, 191 East, Hugh Barry, Jr PE, 171 Easterling, Mardi, Fr Acct, 191 Eddleman, Jeff, Jr Jour, 171 Edgar, Gerald, Assoc Prof of Jour, 104 Degmon, Dale, So RP, 180 Edgmon, Joyce, Jr Acct, 171 Edwards, John, So BusAd, 180 Edwards, Joy, Jr Acct, 171 Edwards, Kathy, Fr Med Asst, 191 Edwards, Nolan, Sr Engr, 161 Edwards, Roger, Sr Acct, 162 Efurd, Psmela, Jr PE, 171 Ehren, Robert, Fr Geol, 191 Eldndge, Janice, Fr SecSci, 191 Eldndge, Sandra, Fr SecSci, 191 Elliott, Harry, Sr Geol, 162 Elliott, Kenneth, Sr MusEd, 162 Elliott, Vincent, So MusEd, 180 Ellison, Tim, Sr Bio, 162 Emberson, Lou Ann, Fr Jour, 191 Endel, Charles, Sr MusEd, 162 Endel, Karen, Sr MusEd, 162 Engel, Lisa, So Rehab, 180 Engel, Mike, So Hist, PolSci, 180 Engineering, 270 Ennis, Jams, Bookstore Clerk Steno, 97 Eoff, Martha, So Psy, 180 Ervin, Randy, So Engr, 180 Eslick, David, Sr MusEd, 191 Evans, Brian, So Art, 180 Evans, Keith, So Creative Writing, 162 Evans, O. R , Asst Prof of Sec Ed, 104 Evants, Brooks, Fr AgnBus, 191 Ewing, David, Sr MusEd, 162 Ewing, Karen, So Rehab, 180 Faldon, Terry, Sr MusEd, 162 Falkner, Trevor, Asst Prof of Soc, 104 Index Dilday, Larry, So Engr, 180 Farrow. Sarah Beth, So BusAd, 180 Faubus, Debbie, SrPE, 162 Favre, Nancy, Ir Biol. 172 FCA, 271 Featherston, Margaret, So BusAd, 180 Featherston, Mark. Fr Art, 191 Featherston, Martha, Fr GenSt, 191 Feemster, Marsha, IrCommArt, 172 Feinberg, lerome, Fr ' Mus, 191 Felton, Jim, Sr Econ, 162 Fleniken, Dennis, Asst Prof of Sec Ed, 104 Ferguson, David, SrBusAd, 162 Ferguson, Roger, So Engr, 180 Ferguson, Tracy, Fr ' Mus, 192 Fields, Kathy, Ir Hist, 172 Finch. Jodv, So ElEd, 180 Finley, Joe, So BusAd, 180 Finley, Yvonia, So Nur, 181 Fisher, Danny, Sr SecEd Math, 162 Fisher, Ricky, Fr Art, 192 Fitting, Eric, Sr Hist, Pol So, 162 Five-cent cigar, 271 Flag line, 272 Flegel, lanet, Fr GenSt, 192 Fleniken, Dennis, Director of Instructional Service, 94 Fletcher, Charlotte, Jr ' Nur, 172 Fletcher, Douglas, Sr Acct, 162 Fletcher, Richard, Asst Prof of Music, 104 Floyd, Bethe, Sr Ed, 162 Floyd, Kim, Fr Med Asst, 192 Floyd, Pam, So ElEd, 181 Foggo, Howard, So Chem, 181 Fooks, Larry, Sr RP, 162 Ford, Robert, Jr Engr, 172 Ford, Herb, So Bus Ad, 181 Forehand, William, Sr Pre-Vet, 192 Fortson, William, Sr Park Admin, lb2 Foshee, Carolin, Sr ElEd, 162 Foster, Beth, Asst Purchasing Agent, 97 Foster, James, So Mus Ed, 181 Foster, Ronald, Plant Maint, 97 Foster, Tommy, So Comp Sci, 181 Fougerousse, Kelly, So Med Asst, 181 France, Nerissa, So Nur, 181 Franklin, Alesia, Jr CompSci, 172 Franz, Patrick, Jr Bus Ad, 172 Frazier, Mark, Sr Bus Ed, 162 Frazier, Mary, Library Staff, 97 Frederick, Billy, Sr Engr, 162 Freeman, Beckie, Sr Rehab, 162 Freeman, Carolyn, Jr ElEd, 172 Freeman, David T., So Math, 181 Freeman, Kenny, Fr Geol, 192 French Club, 272 French, Katie, Jr Econ, 172 Fritsche, Elaine, Fr Rehab, 192 Fritsche, Kenny, |r Geol, 172 Frost, James, So Park Ad, 181 Frost, Regeneia, Fr GenSt, 192 Fudge, Keith, Jr Eng, 172 Fulbnght, Lawanda, So Bio, 181 Fuller, Monte, Jr RP, 172 Fuller, Susan, Fr Jour, 192 Futterer, Karen, Instructor of Music, 104 Futterer, Ken, Instructor of Music, 104 Gadbury, Carol, So GenSt, 181 Gangluff, Linda, Jr, 172 Gardner, Kelly, Sr Hist, Pol Sci, 163 Garner, Barbara, So Mus Ed, 181 Garner, Betty, Sr Acct, 163 Carner, Kenneth, So Mus Ed, 181 Garner, Kim, So Bus Ed, 181 Garngus, Claudia, Sr PE, 163 Garngus, Marilyn, Sr Soc, 163 Garrison, Jimmy, Sr Bus Ad, 192 Garrison, Mitchell, Sr ' Econ, 192 Gentry, Bobby. Jr FW, 172 Gentry, Bruce, Jr RP, 172 Geology Club, 273 George, Debbie, Jr Bus Ad, 172 George, Carol, So Acct, 181 Geren, Greg, Fr PE, 192 German Club, 273 Gideon, Paul, So, 181 Gilbreath, John, Fr Engr, 192 Gilhreth, Kevin, Jr Eng, 172 Gillies, Sherry, Admissions Counselor, 94 Gilis, Reba, Fr GenSt, 192 Gilmore, Martin, Fr GenSt, 192 Gilson, Mary, F r GenSt, 192 Glenn, Cynthia, Sr Rec Admin, 163 Glenn, Tory, Fr, 192 Godfrey, Susan, Jr PE, 172 Goines, Shirley, Director of Student Aid, 94 Gold Diggers, 273 Golden Girls, 274 Gold, Ronald, Fr PE, 192 Gooch, Carolyn, Sr ElEd, 163 Goodner, Karen, Fr ElEd, 192 Gordon, Paticia, Assoc Prof of PE, 104 Gottsponer, Karen, Fr ElEd, 192 Grabow, Chad, Asst Prof of Com p and MgtSci, 104 Grady, Joe, Sr Mus Ed, 163 Grady, Michael, Sr Mus Ed, lt 3 Grady, Richard, Asst Prof of Music, 104 Grant, Gregg, Fr PR, 192 Grant, Virginia, Secretary, Library, 97 Graves, Kim, Sr Chem, 163 Gray, Cynthia. Fr ComArt, 192 Gray, Kenneth, Asst Prof of Mil Sci, 104 Gray, Karen, Fr Med Asst, 192 Gray, Leanne, Jr Nur, 172 Gray, Leonard, Fr GenSt, 192 Gray, Paul, So RP, 181 Gray, Susan, Fr Bus Ad, 192 Gray, Virginia, Fr ElEd, 192 Greathouse, Patty, Jr Rehab Sci, 172 Greeks, 200-201 Green, Freddy, Prof of ElEd, 104 Green, Greg, Fr PE, 192 Green, Lome, Fr GenSt, 192 Green, Rhonda, Jr Eng, 172 Greenwood, Alan, Jr Acct, 172 Gregory, Bevelry, Sr ElEd, 163 Gregory, Sotonya, Fr Mus Ed, 192 Greve, Michael, So Bus, 181 Griffin, Dennis, Sr ' MusEd, 163 Grimes, Susan, So CompSci, 181 Guenette, Pierre, Fr GenSt, 192 Guenette, Renee, Jr ElEd, 172 Guetzlaff, Anne, Jr Bus Ad, 172 Guetzlaff, John, Sr Engr, 163 Gurley, Charhnda, Sr ElEd, 163 Gwaltney, Emma C, Asst Prof of Eng, 104 Gwaltney, Francis, Assoc Prof of Eng, 104 Haak, Alice, Asst Prof of Nur, 104 Haas, Mary, Asst Prof of Sec Ed, 104 Hager, Connie, Fr MusEd, 192 Hakins, Mona, Fr ElEd, 193 Hall, Betsy, Jr Jour, 172 Hall, Clarence, Fr GenSt, 193 Hall, Clarence, Assoc Prof of Eng, 104 Hall, Iva, Instructor Nursing, 105 Hall, Peggy, Head Cashier, 97 Hall, Tim, So PE, 181 Hallum, Charles, Sr Hist, Pol Sci, 163 Halsell, Jeffrey, Fr BusAd, 193 Halsted, Brenda, Jr CompSci, 172 Hamilton, Carolee, Administrative Assistant, 94 Hamilton, Johnnie, Controller, 94 Hamm, Jack, Assoc Prof of Math, 105 Hammock, Jolynda, So Bus, 181 Hankins, Paul, So Engr, 181 Hansford, Genia, Sr Acct, 163 Harder, Kay, Sr MusEd, 163 Harder, Manorie, Sr MusEd, 163 Hardeson, Marty, Jr, 193 Harding, Shelley, So Econ, 181 Hark, Chan, Asst Prof of Engr, 105 Harkins, Ronald, So, 181 Harkins, William, Asst Prof Mil Sci, 105 Harp, Danny, Sr GenSt, 193 Harp, Timi, Jr ElEd, 172 Harris, D. Clay, So Pre Med, 181 Harris, Clif, Sr CompSci, 163 Harris, Eric, So, 181 Harris, Lyman, Asst Prof of Rehab Sci, 105 Harris, Sheryl, Jr CompSci, 172 Harris, Teresa, Jr Jour, 172 Harrison, Ruth M,, Asst Prof of Eng, 105 Hart, Paula, So Acct, 181 Hartman, Deb, Sr Rehab, 163 Harvey, Larry, So AgriBus, 181 Harvey, Vernessa, Jr Bus, 173 Harvison, Patty, Sr BusEd, 163 Hashbarger, Julia, Fr Sci, 193 Haskell, Lee, So CommArt, 181 Haskine, Larry, Fr Bus, 193 Hattbaugh, Paula, Jr PE, 173 Haulmark, Joy, Sec Title 3 office, 97 Hausermann, Deborah, Fr Nur, 193 Havenstnte, Jodee, So Nur, 182 Hawes, Debbie, Fr AgriBus, 193 Hawk, Linda, Computer Center, 97 Hawkins, Diana, Sec of Rehab Sci, 97 Hawkins, Henry, So PE, 182 Hawkins, Tom, Sr Biol, 163 Haynes, Thomas, Fr ' MusEd, 193 Hays, Pamela, Sr ElEd, 163 Hays, Phillip, So Geol, 182 Head, Missy, Jr BusAd, 173 Hearn, DeLynn, So Chem, 182 Heaton, Becky, Sr BusAd, 163 Hebard, Roy, Fr Acct, 193 Hefley, Bill, Sr Psy, 163 Heflin, Barbara, Jr Psy, 173 Heflin, Houston, Asst Director of Physical Plant, 97 Hefner, Paul, Fr ElEd, 193 Heflin, Wanda, Bookstore Clerk, 97 Helms, Don, Assoc Prof of Bus Ad, 105 Henderson, Robery, Sr Acct, 163 Henderson, Shannon, Assoc Prof Library Science, 105 Henderson, Shirley, Fr Sph, 193 Henry, Steve, Jr RP, 173 Henry, Timmy, Jr Engr, 173 Hensley, Patricia, Jr Biol, 173 Hensley, Richard, Sr FW, 163 Henson, Clint, So Pre Vet, 182 Henson, Mica, Fr Psy, 193 Henson, Sherry, Fr MedAsst, 193 Henson, Stanley, Assoc Prof of Sec Ed, 105 Hermes, Kathryn, Sr BusAd, 163 Herrick, Nita, Instructor of Music, 105 Hester, Charles, Fr, L93 Hibbard, Cindi, Fr PE, 193 Hickey, lerva. So ElEd 182 Higgins, Cheryl, Sr Psy, 163 Higgins, Paula, Sec at Mining Inst, l| 7 Higgs Greg [r Engr, 173 Hill, Becky, Fr GenSt, 143 Hill, Brenda, SrBusHd 163 Hill, Tat, So. 182 Hill, Peper, So Pre Vet, 182 Hill, Tim, FrTR, 193 Hillard Gail, Sr MedRec, 163 Hines, Alan, IrBusAd, 173 Hiryak, Patty, Jr ElEd, 173 Hist Pre Law Club, 275 Hixson, David, FrPE, 193 Hockaday, Carolyn, Sr Nur, 163 Hocker, Roy R.. Jr Engr, 173 Hoelzeman, Carol, Fr ]our, 193 Hoeizeman, Christie, JrElEd, 173 Hott Robert, Assoc Prof of Chem, 103 Hogins, Reece, Fr ' GenSt, 193 Holbrook, Rick, So AgnBus, 182 Holicer, Tim, SoGeol, 182 Holland, Chuck, So Bus, 182 Hollowell, lames, FrGenSt, 193 Holmes, David, FrRP, 193 Holmes, Katie, So ' MedRec, 182 Holmes, Lisa, SrOfMgt. lb3 Holt, lerry, So BusAd, 182 Hon, Carne, So BusAd, 182 Honors, 114-115 Hopper, Debbie, So ' Pre Law, 182 Hopper, John, Assoc Prof of Math, 105 Horn, Tracy, So PolSci, 182 Hoskins, David, Sr AgnBus, 163 Houston, Elizabeth, Fr BusEd, 193 Houston, Tammy, So BusAd, 182 Howard, Kathy, Sr BiolSci, 163 Howell, Jean, Sr ' MedRec, 163 Howerton, Kelly, So Pre Med, 182 Hoyle, Mike, JrBusMgt, 173 Hoyt, Ronnie, Fr Bus. 193 Hoyt, Wanda, Jr ElEd, 173 Hubbard. Harold, JrEngr, 173 Huckery, Pat, Jr Jour, 173 Hudson, Angie, So OfMgt, 182 Hudson, E. E., Assoc Prof Biol Sci, 106 Hudson, John, Jr RP, 173 Hudson, Lucille, Library Clerk, 97 Huertas, Joseph, Jr ' PolSci, 173 Huett, Suasn, SrBusAd, 163 Hughes, David, Fr CompSci, 193 Hughes, Randy, SrBusAd, 163 Human, Mildred, Assoc Prof of Nur, 106 Humphrey, Kay, Sr BusEd, 163 Humphreys, Daniel, So Pre Vet, 182 Humphreys, Robert, Fr ' BusAd, 193 Hunmcutt, Melissa, FnMus, 193 Hunt, Gray, So Engr. 182 Hunt, Vera, SoElEd, 182 Hutcheson, Galen, Sr Biol, PreMed, 163 Hutchings, Don, Sr Hist, 163 Hutchins, Patnca, Fr ' ElEd, 193 Hutchins, Tamhra, So PE, 182 Hutchison, Becky, So Bus, 182 Hutchinson, Gerald, Assoc Prof of Biol, 106 Hutchinson, Shaleigh, So Geol, 182 Hyde, Bamette, So BusAd, 182 Imes, James, Sr ' Soc, 163 Inglett, Jim, So Biol, 182 Interfraternity Council, 275 Intille, William, So ' Pre Law, 182 Irons, Jon, Fr Acct, 193 Irvin, Sandra. So OfMgt, 182 Isaac, Janet, Sr MusEd, IM Isenhower, Mark, Sr, 164 [acimore, Donna, Fr BusAd, 193 [ackson, |odi, Fr AgnBus, 193 lackson, Marilyn, 98 Jackson, Marilyn, Secretary McEver, 97 Jackson, Neil, Director of Student Development Center, 94 Jackson, Williams, Fr RP, 193 Jacobs, Melanie, Jr Nur, 173 Jacuzzi, Julie, So BusAd, 182 Jaggers, Annie Laura, Assoc Prof of Philosophy, 106 James, Pamela, Fr CompSci, 193 James, Rebecca, Jr ElEd, 173 lay, Sheila, ElEd, 173 Jazz Band, 276 Jefferson, Bryan, Jr AgnBus, 173 Jenkins, Juli Kris, So EIEd, 183 Jensen, Grace, 98 Jepsen, Jody, Jr Sph, 173 Jernigan, Jennifer, ElEd, Sr, 164 Jetton, Betty, Accountant, 94 Johnigarn, Delisa, Fr Chem, 193 Johnson, Mariar, 98 Johnson, Rhonda, FnMed Tech, 193 Johnson, Valane, Fr GenSt, 193 Johnston, Patricia, Sr ArtEd, 164 Johnston, Wanda, Sr Acct, 164 Jones, Arlene, Sr ElEd, 164 Jones, Darla, Jr Nur, 173 Jones, Donna, Fr ElEd, 193 Jones, Kristie, So GenSt, 183 Jones, Larry, Sr BusAd, 164 Jones, Leslie, Fr Med Tech, 193 Jones, Peggy, So SecSci, 183 Jones, Royce, Assoc Prof of Acct, 106 Jones, Rodney, Sr RP, 164 Jones, Tammy, Sr BusAd, 164 Jones, Teressa, Fr GenSt, 193 Jones, Tom, Sr AgriBus, 164 Kappa Alpha Order, 210-211 Kappa Alpha Psi, 276 Kappa Pi, 277 Kaufman, Brenda, Jr BusAd, 173 Kaufman, Sheila, So EIEd, 183 Keeling, Isaac, Jr AgnBus, 173 Keeling, Roxane, Sr Acct, 164 Keenan, Kathy, Sr BusAd, 164 Keener, Amy, Fr GenSt, 194 Keener, Kathy, So SecSci, 183 Keim, Wava, 98 Keisler, D. Michael, Assoc Prof of Math, 10b Keller, Kathleen, Sr Geol, 164 Kelley, Tommy, Jr CompSci, 173 Kennedy, Henry, Fr Eng, 194 Kennedy, Janet, Sr ' ElEd, 164 Kennedy, Ken, Sr RP, 164 Kennedy. Tom, Jr ' BusAd, 173 Kent, Robert, So Art, 183 Keoppel, Patricia, Sr Soc, 164 Keplinger, Linda, Sr ' Sph, 164 Kern, Debbie, Jr MathEd, 173 Kern, Randy, Jr HistEd, 173 Kerst, Bill, Fr Hist, PolSci, 194 Kesterson, Tad, So PE, 183 Keys, James, Fr Engr, 194 Keys, Lorand, Fr CompSci, 194 Kiehl, Vicky, Asst Prof of Music, 106 Kidd, Danny, Sr Engr, 164 Kimbrell, Cheryl Ann, Sr Sph, 164 Kimbrough, Linda, So GenSt, 183 Kincaid, Man, Fr GenSt, 194 Index Kincheloe, Kaye, Fr BusAd, 194 King, Donna, Sr EngEd, 164 King, Jack, So Geol, 183 King, Jamie Diane, So, 183 King, Ronnie, So Econ, 183 Kinslow, J. R , Fr CompSci, 194 Kirkland, Kenneth. Fr CompSci, 194 Riser, Carrie, Jr CompSci, 173 Kiser, Cherri, Jr Acct, 173 Kitchens, Buzz, Sr PE, 164 Kizer, Alan, So Acct, 183 Klett, Merle, Asst Prof of Military Science, 106 Knight, Sarah, Fr GenSt, 194 Knight, Stephanie, So Bus, 183 Kramer, Linda, Instructor of Nursing, 106 Kreis, Elizabeth, Fr Sph, 194 Krueger, David, Assoc Prof of His, 106 Kyle, Joyce, So EIEd, 183 Labahn. Wilma, Asst Prof of Library Science, 106 LaBorn, Karl, Sr Acct, 164 Lackey, Beverly, Sr CommArt, 164 Laird, John, So CompSci, 183 Kaird. Stephanie, Sr ElEd, 164 Lake, Jeffrey, Sr RP, 164 Lake, Mark, Ir ' AgnBus, 173 Lambda Chi, 212-213 Lambert, Archie, Prof of Engr, 106 Lambert, lohnny, Jr BusAd, 173 Lambert, Roy, Fr GenSt, 194 Lambert, Ternll, So EngEd, 183 Lampkin, Lisa, Sr ElEd, 164 Lancaster, Beth, Sr PreLaw. 164 Landrum, Megan, Sr PE, 164 Lane, Diane, So BusAd, 183 Lane, Janet, Jr, 173 Lane, Lamonta, So MedAsst, 183 Langford, Juanita, Jr ElEd, 173 Langguth, Ulnch, Sr Engr, 164 Langley, Michael, So BusAd, 183 Lantz, Ronnie, Fr MusEd, 194 Larson, Arthur, Fr ' BusAd. 194 Larsen, Richard B., Asst Prof of Eng, 106 Latham, Terry, Sr FW, 164 Latta, Brent, Jr CompSci, 173 Launius, Nancy, So Acct, 183 Laux, Ruth, Asst Prof of Eng, 106 Lawhorn, Deborah, Sr Jour, 164 Lawless, Brenda, So ' BusAd, 183 Lawrence, Devaney, Fr ArtSci, 194 Lawrence, Steve, 98 Layrock, Eddie, Jr PE, 173 Layrock, Gerry, Fr MedTech, 194 LeBlanc, Gaylene, Sr Biol, 164 Ledsford, Velma, So Acct, 183 Leding, Albert, Fr AgnBus, 194 Lee, Betty, So Math, 183 Lee, Mark, Fr PE, 194 Lee, Wesley, Fr Mus, 194 Leeser, Sue, Sr PE, 164 Lemley, Shelia, Jr, 173 Lensing, Buddy, Sr Biol, 183 Leonard, Les, So Jour, 183 Lewers, Lee, Fr For, 194 Lewis, Cheryl, Jr ElEd, 173 Lewis, Eloise, Instructor of Music, 106 Lewis, Susan, Sr ElEd, 164 Limbird, Connie, Sr CompSci, 164 Linder, Jimmy, Fr FW, 194 Lmdley, Marguerite, Fr GenSt, 194 Lmgel, Susan, So Engr, 183 Index Link, Michael, Assoc Prof of His, 106 Linker, Brent, So Pe, 183 Linker, Pam, Fr GenSt, 194 Lipham, Mui, 98 Little, Dwight, So Psy, 183 Littrell, Retha, Fr Acct, 194 Littrell, Wendie, Fr ElEd, 194 Lohr, Kathleen, Jr. 173 Long, David, Prof of Psy, 106 Long, Harman, Assoc Prof of Bus Ad, 106 Long, Kim, SrBusAd, 164 Long, Mary Ann, 98 Lombardi, Chns, Fr GenSt, 194 Lambardi, Cindy, Fr Nur, 194 Looper, Amelia, 98 Lough, Terri, Jr BusAd, 173 Lovaas, Daryl, So MedAsst, 183 Love, Deborah, Fr OfMgt, 194 Love, Eddie, Jr BusAd, 174 Lovelace, Jeff, Jr Hist PolSci, 174 Loveless, Billie, Purchasing Agent, 94 Lowe, Farrell, Jr CommArt, 174 Lowry, Robert C, Prof of Military Science, 94 Lowrey, Cindy, Jr Acct, 174 Lueken, Cindy, Jr ElEd, 174 Lueders, Lisa, So GenSt, 183 Luker, Terry, So, 183 Lvbrand, Brenda, Fr Soci, 194 Lybrand, Robert, Sr RP, 164 Lynch, Joann, Jr Math, 174 Lyons, Martha, Jr MedRec, 174 Lynch, Norbon, So BusAd, 183 Math Club, 277 McAhster, Brian, So CompSci, 183 McAlister, Cyndie, Sr Acct, 164 McCain, Joyce, 98 McCain, Tammie, Fr GenSt, 194 McCarley, Mike, Jr BiolSci, 174 McClure, Sherry, Sr Nur, 164 McCollough, Scott, Fr Mus, 194 McCollum, Lynne, Sr EIEd, 164 McCollum, Robert, Sr BusAd, 164 McConnell, Beth, Jr BusMgt, 174 McConnell, Judith, Sr EIEd, 164 McConnell, Laura, Fr Rehab, 194 McColl, Bobby, Assoc Prof of Hist, 107 McCourt, Gary, Sr AgnBus, 164 McCowan, Beth, Jr RP, 174 McCoy, Garry, Jr Engr, 174 McCutcheon, Terry, Econ, 174 McElhaney, James, So Bus, 183 McGee, Elaine, Sr MusEd, 165 McGinn, Jeff, Fr BusAd, 194 McGowan, John, Sr PE, 164 McGowen, Richard, So Chem, 183 McGrew, Karen, So Acct, 183 Mcllroy, Yvonne, Fr CompSci, 194 Mclntyre, Susan, Jr MusEd, 174 McKay, Susan, Jr Rehab, 174 McKennon, Scott, |r AgnBus, 174 McKenzie, Donna, Instructor of Medical Records Ad, 107 McLellan, George, Asst Prof of Soc, 107 McMahon, John, So Art, 183 McMaster, Jimmy, Fr GenSt, 194 McMechen, Lon, Fr GenSt, 194 McMillan, David, So Engr, 183 McMillan, Harlan, Prof of Biol, 107 McMillan, Karen, Sr CompSci, 1M McNabb, Mary, Sr EIEd, 164 McNeal, Paula, Jr Chem, 174 McRoberts, Jody. RP, 183 Mabrv, Sharon, Sr MedTech, 164 Madden, James, So Jour, 183 Magby, Richard, Jr RP, 174 Magness, Judith, Fr Acct, 194 Mahfouz, Michael, Sr Engr, 164 Malik, Eugene, Jr Econ, 174 Manuel, Randy. Sr PE, 164 Marshall, Steve, Jr Math, 174 Martin, Larry, Fr RP, 194 Martin, Jack, Math Jr, 174 Martin, Jennifer, Jr Acct, 174 Martin, Mark, So BusAd, 183 Martin, Rick, So AgnBus, 183 Martin, Stella, Fr Psy, 194 Medical Assistant, 278 Medrick, Michael, Fr MusEd, 194 Meister, Paul, So Geol, 184 MENC, 279 Merritt, Martha, 98 Merryman, Delana, So SecSci, 184 Meyer, Cheryl, Sr Engr, 164 Michl, Mary, Jr Jour, 174 Milam, Sharon, Jr ElEd, 174 Miles, Genevieve, Asst Prof of Pol Sci, 107 Miles, Martin A., Sr RP, 164 Milham, Terry, Jr PE, 174 Miller, Becky, 98 Miller, James, So CompSci, 184 Miller, Jon, Jr ' Engr, 174 Miller, Kathy, Fr PE, 195 Miller, Kimberly, Sr Psy, 164 Miller, Mike, So CompSci, 184 Miller, Robert, So BusAd, 184 Millwee, Melinda, Fr ElEd, 195 Millwood, Mark, Jr Engr, 174 Minguez, George, Fr BusAd, 195 Minick, Joyce, Jr Engl, 174 Minnie, Kathy, Jr ElEd, 174 Mir, Mohammed Saeed, Asst. Professor of Engineering, 107 Misenhimer, Kim, Sr BusAd, Acct, 164 Missionary Baptist Student Fellowship, 278 Mitchell, Charles, Asst. Professor of Rehab Science, 107 Mitchell, Diane, So ElEd, 184 Mitchell, Don, Assoc. Prof, of Computer Science, 107 Mitchell, Kathy, Jr MedRec, 174 Mitchell, Kristi, Fr GenSt, 195 Mitchell, Wilba, 98 Mitchell, Renna, Sr Acct, 164 Mitchell, Teme, Fr, 195 Mobley, Louise, Assoc. Professor of French, 107 Modica, Michael, Fr MusEd, 195 M offatt, Donna, Fr FW, 195 Moffit, Michael, Sr BusAd, 164 Monanty, Behabani, Asst. Professor of Engineering, 107 Moll, Janis, So ElEd, 184 Monaco, Wendy, So Acct, 184 Monfee, Annd, So MedAsst. 184 Monroe, Patty, Jr BusAd, 174 Montgomery, Christina, Fr Art, 195 Moody, Billy, So Acct, 184 Moody, D. L., 98 Moody, Randy, Jr Psy, 174 Moore, Authur, Fr Engr, 195 Moore, B 11, Jr CommArt, 174 Moore, Charlotte, So Nur, 184 Moore, Diana, Fr Psy, 195 Moore, Ilona, 98 Moore, Jana, Sr BusAd, 164 Moore, Julia, So Nur, 184 Moore, Leslie, So CompSci, 184 Moore, Logan, Jr AgnBus, 174 Moore, Melanie, Fr MedRec, 195 Moore, Rebecca, Sr MedRec, 164 Moore, Rhonda, So RehabSci, 184 Moore, Rhonda G., So GenSt, 184 Moore, Steve, Fr Acct, 195 Moore, Tim, Sr BusAd, 164 Moore, Tim, Jr CommArt, 174 Moore, Wilson, Sr Econ, 164 Morales, Carla, Jr BusAd, 174 Morales, Mareta, Jr Bus, 175 Morgan, Angela, So ElEd, 184 Morgan, George, Fr Agri, 195 Morgan, Ramona, Jr RecAd, 175 Morphis, Lisa C, Jr Acct, 175 Morris, Joe, Sr MusEd, 164 Morris, Sherry, Jr Bus, 175 Morrisey, Richard J., Professor of History, 107 Morrow, Randy, Sr Econ, 164 Mosley, Paul, Fr Engr, 195 Moudy, Lisa, Fr GenSt, 195 Moyer, Christopher, Jr Geol, 175 Mullen, Barry, Fr PE, 195 Mullen, Bobby, Assoc. Professor of Math, 107 Mullen, Kathy, Jr Soc, 175 Muller-Greiff, Brigitte, Assoc. Professor of German, 107 Mulhns, Lea, Fr Engr, 195 Munnerlyn, Sherri, So Psy, 184 Murdock, Dwavne, So GenSt, 184 Murdock, Jean M., Asst. Prof, of Business Administration, 107 Murphy, Annette, Fr GenSt, 195 Murray, David, Fr Engr, 195 Nail, Kathryn, Jr Biol, 175 Nance, Raymon, So AgriBus, 183 Needham, Lesa, Jr RehabSci, 175 Neldon, Pam, Jr Acct, 175 Nelson, Jeanette, Jr RehabSci, 175 Nelson, Ranay, Jr Nur, 175 Nelson, Sandi, Fr Sph, 194 Neumeier, John, Fr Acct, 194 Nevels, Charles, Fr PE, 194 Newlon, Joe, Sr Psy, 164 Newman Club, 279 Newman, Teresa, Jr Acct, 175 Newson, Joyce, Budget Officer, 94 Newsom, Julia, So RP, 183 Newton, Paul, Sr Geol, 164 Newton, Paula, Fr Math, 194 Nichols, Elizabeth, Fr MusEd, 195 Nichols, Kim, Fr Acct, 195 Nichols, Maria, Fr Nur, 195 Nichols, Rocky, Jr PE, 175 Nichols, Tammy, Sr EIEd, 164 Noble, Joy, So BusAd, 183 Noble, Judene, So MusEd, 183 Noll, Mary, Sr Hist, 164 Nordin, Serry, Sr Acct, 164 Normand, David, Jr Acct, 175 Normand, Dianna, Sr Geol, 175 Normand, Pam, Sr CommArt, 175 Normand, Pat, Fr Hist, 195 Norris, Robert, ROTC Instructor, 107 Oates, Lisa, So Psy, 183 Oates, Marium, Sr EIEd, 164 O ' Black, Stephen, Jr FW, 175 Oels, Melody, Fr GenSt, 195 Ogle, Cindy, Jr BusMgt, 175 Ogle, Joeseh, Jr RP, 175 Oliver, Ginger, Jr Jour, 175 Oiler, Rexann, Assoc, Professorof English, 107 Olmsteas, Latricia, Fr GenSt, 195 Olson, Dean, Fr CommArt, 195 Olson, Don, So Engr, 183 Olson, Mark C . IrGeol, 175 Oneal Mike, Fr Engr, 196 Organizations, 260-261 Orienteering, 280 Overturl Koni, Fr BusAd, 1% Owen Beth Fr CompSci, 1% Owen, Karla, Fr Nur, 196 Owens, Lee, Fr Bus, 1% Owen, Steve, So GenSt, 183 Owens, lames, Jr Acct, 175 Osborn, lames, Jr Pre rharmacy. 175 Pack, David, Sr RP, 165 Paden, Mark, So PE, 183 Paden, Tim, So PreMed, 183 Page, Keith, Fr FW, 1% Paladino, Sharon, Sr Nur, 165 Palko, Tom, Assoc. Professor of Biological Science, 107 Palmer, Jean, 99 Panhellenic, 280 Parks, Ron, Bookstore Manager, 95 Parish, Bill, Fr RP, 1% Parker, Alan, So Acct, 183 Parker. Elise, 99 Parker, Phillip, Asst. Professor of Music, 107 Parker. Susan, Instructor of Medical Record Admin., 108 Parks, Christopher L., So PE, 183 Pate, Angela. So BusAd, 183 Pate, Johnnie, Jr CompSci, 175 Pattermann, Greg, Jr Engr, 175 Patterson, Robert, Sr Hist, 166 Patton, Doug, Sr Acct, 166 Pearson, Charles, Assoc, Professor of Math, 108 Peden, Jim, Sr Math, 166 Pelt, Susan, Sr ElEd, 166 Pendleton, Greg, Jr Engr, 175 Penner, Gayle, Sr Hist, 166 Pennington, Bobbie, Fr ElEd, 196 Penny, Tanya, Fr ' PE, 196 People, 158-159 Perkins, Wayne, So Agri, 183 Perryman, Mike, So PE, 183 Peterson, Panda, So RP, 183 Pfeiffer. Linda, So RP, 183 Pham, Vien, So BusAd, 183 Phi Beta Lambda, 281 Phi Lambda Chi, 214-215 Phi Mu, 204-205 Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, 281 Phillipino, Augustus, Sr Engr, 166 Phillips, Alan, Fr Engr, 196 Phillips. Dusqua, Sr Acct, 166 Phillips, Linda M., Sr ArtEd, 166 Phillips, Linda, 99 Phillips, Linda, SoSoc, 183 Phillips, Tammy, Fr SecSci, 196 Physical Education Majors and Minors, 282 Pierce, David, JrMusEd, 175 Pierce, Ronnie, Fr Engr, 196 Piercy. Patti, SoPE, 183 Piercy, Polly, Fr Pre Phar, 1% Pigg, Mane, SrBiol, 166 Pike, Steven, So ' Geol, 183 Pilgram. Pam, FrGenSt, 196 Pippin, Kenneth, Assoc. Professor of Agn. Business, 108 Pistone. Chuck, So Sph, 185 Pitts, Douglas, Fr CenSt, 196 Titts. Steven, Jr, 196 Pitts, Sue, 99 Plummer, Elodee, Sr ElEd, 166 Plummer, Glenda, Sr ElEd, 166 Poe, Linda, Sr PE, l6h Polk. Charles, So PreVet, 185 Polland, Delores, 99 Pollock, Paula, Sr MusEd, 166 Ponzi, Bernard, So ' Engr, 185 Pool, Jon W.. Assoc. Professor of Computer Science, 108 Pool, Jon, Sr BusAd, 166 Poole, Chris, So PE, 185 Poole, Greg, Fr PE, 196 Posey, Tom, Jr Acct, 175 Pote, Daniel, Sr, 166 Pote, Sharon, Sr ElEd, 166 Totter, Beth, Jr Math, 175 Potter, Kelly, Fr Acct, 196 Powell, Beth, Fr RP, 196 Powell, Brenda, Fr Nur, 196 Powell, Kathy, So Art, ElEd, 185 Powell, Shern, Sr Acct, 166 Powers, Karen, Fr GenSt, 196 Pre-Vet Club, 282 Premovic, Ljil|ana, Jr BusAd, 175 Presley, Jack, Director of Physical Plant, 95 Price, Cassandra, Sr Acct, 166 Price, James, So Engr, 185 Price, Randell, Jr Engr, 175 Pndgin, Lulu, 99 Prince, Susie, So Psy, 185 Prochazka, Bob, Fr Acct, 196 Provost, Tim, Sr Hist, 166 Pruitt, Kyle, Fr MusEd, 196 Pruitt, Nell. 99 Puckett, Judy, So Acct, 185 Pugh, Ken, Fr Jour, 19b Punfoy, Carol, Fr Art, 196 Purifoy, Phillip, So Engr, 185 Pye, Glen, Jr RP, 175 Pyle, Laurice, 99 Quails, Deborah, Sr Biol, 166 Quails, Kay, 99 Race, David, Sr Math, 166 Ragland, Michael, Fr Agri, 196 Ragsdale, Donna, Sr Acct, 166 Ragsdale, Paula, 99 Ramsev, Denise, Jr ' MusEd, 176 Ramsev. Michael, Sr BusAd, 166 Ramsey, Valerie, Jr BusEd, 176 Raney, Cynthia, So EnglEd, 185 Raney, Sherry, Jr PE, 176 Rangers, 283 Rapp, Martin, So FW, 185 Rappood, Norbert, Fr Agri, 196 Ratzlaff, Jeanette, 100 Raymon, Ricky, Fr FW, 196 Recreation and Parks Club, 283 Ree, Cathey, Sr Nur, 166 Reed, Diana, Sr CompSci, 166 Reed, Kenny, Fr For, 196 Reehm, William R., Asst., Professor of Military Science, 108 Reeves, Terry, So BusAd, 185 Rego, Jannie, So Arts, 185 Rekstad, Ruth. Jr BusAd, 176 Relic, King, Sr Pre Law, 166 Remer, Jason, Sr Engr, 166 Reynolds, Wilson, Sr Math, 166 Rhoades, Charlotte, So Engl, 185 Rhodes, Vicki, Jr Rehab, 176 Rice, Garland, Fr BusAd, 196 Richardson, Morgan, So FW, 185 Richardson, Rachelle, Jr ' Biol, 176 Index Richison, George, Sr Biol, 166 Rickard, Donald, Assoc. Professor of Physical Science, 108 Rifle Club, 284 Riggs, Tim, Fr Mus, 197 Riker, Davelle, Fr OfMgt, 197 Riker, Rhonda, So Med Asst, 185 Riley, Leslie, Fr EIEd, 197 Ritchie, Sheila, Fr Acct, 197 Robberson, Fr EIEd, 197 Robberson, Phillip, So Engr, 185 Robbins. Connie, So BusAd, 185 Roberson, Kevin, Fr BusAd, 197 Roberts, Jeff, Fr Bus, 197 Roberts, Randa, So Dent. Hygiene, 185 Roberts, Tammy, Fr MedAsst, 197 Roberts, Tanya. Fr Psy, 197 Roberts, Teresa, Fr FW, 197 Robertson, Toni, So BusAd, 185 Robertson, Vicky, Fr Jour, 197 Robinson, Donald, Fr PE, 197 Robinson, Ginger, Sr Rehab, 166 Robinson, Randy, Fr Engr, 197 Robinson, Randy, Sr Econ, 167 Robinson, Rhonda, Fr Nur, 197 Robinson, Robin, So Acct, 185 Robinson, Ronald. Fr PE, 197 Robinson, Steve, Jr PE, 176 Robinson, Tad, So PreFor, 185 Robinson, Tammy, So CommArt, 185 Rochelle, Robin, Sr BusEd, 167 Rodeo Club, 284 Rodgers, Amelia, So BusAd, 185 Rodgers, Pepper, So PE, 185 Rogers, Brian, So Engr, 185 Rogers, Christy, Jr Acct, 176 Rogers, Darla, So PrePhar, 185 Rogers, Deborah, Fr EIEd, 197 Rogers, Howard, Jr RP, 176 Rogers, Marietta, Fr EIEd. 197 Rogers, Ronnie, Jr Hist, 176 Rollans, Mary Ann, Title III Coordinator, 95 Rollow, Cindy. Fr Psy, 197 Rommel, Constance, Sr EnglEd, 167 Rosa, Bill, Fr BusAd, 197 Ross, Mary. 100 Rothert, William, Assoc. Professor of History, 108 Royal, James, Fr FW, 197 Royal, Julie, So Biol, 185 Roys, Kathy, Fr Acct, 197 Ruffin, Fran, 100 Rushing, Anthony, Fr GenSt, 197 Rushing. Jemmilou Rye, Sr MusEd, 167 Russell, Ronnie, Fr ' Engr, 197 Rutledge. Karen, 100 Rutledge. Thomas, Instructor of PE and Asst. Coach, 108 Sanders, David, Fr Hist, 197 Sanders, Michell, So PreMed, 185 Sanders, Dr Pauline M, Asst Professor of Elementary Ed., 108 Sanders, Teresa, Fr CrWr, 197 Sanderson, James, Sr ' Hist, 167 Sarna, Victor, So Hist, 185 Sawyer, Guy S., Fr Engr, 197 Sawyer, Kern, Jr ' CommArt, 176 Scantlin, John, So GenSt, 186 Schluterman, Julie, Jr BusAd, 176 Schluterman, Victor, Jr Acct, 176 Schmidt, Brad. Fr BusAd, 197 Index Index Schmidt, Kenneth, Asst. Professor of Elementary Ed., 108 Schnulle, Dorothy, LOO Schrock. Earl, Assoc. Professor of English, 108 Schwartz, Larry, So FW, 186 Scoles, Ronald, So BusAd, 186 Scott, Janice, Jr Engl, 176 Scott, Sheila, Fr ' BusAd, 197 Seal, Dale, Sr Art, 167 Seal, David, Sr Math, 167 Seals, Linda, Sr Nur, 167 Self, Tommy, Fr MedTech, 197 Sellers, Lisa, So BusAd, 186 Sellers, Rick, Sr BusAd, 167 Settle, Rowland, So ' Geol, 186 Severs, Carol, 100 Sevier, Don, Athletic Director, 95 Shackelford, Mark, Sr CompSci, 167 Shaffer, Rochelle, Sr Biol, 167 Sharp, Mike, So RP, 186 Sharum, Frank, Jr ' BusAd, 176 Shatwell, Dickey L., Jr CompSci, 176 Shaw, Darrell, Sr Psy, 167 Shaw, David, So MusEd, 186 Shaw, Rolland, Assoc. Professor of Music, 108 Sheets, Steve, So AgnBus, 186 Shelby, Phillip, Jr Geol, 176 Shelton, Charles, Registrar, 95 Shelton, Tina, Sr ElEd, 167 Shelton, William R. Jr., Sr PE, 167 Sherman, Tim, Sr, 167 Shernll, Kevin, So Acct, 186 Shields, Robert, Jr, 176 Shinley, David, Fr GenSt, 197 Shinn, Mary, So CompSci, 186 Shinn, Steve, Fr BusAd, 197 Shirley, Lanny, So RP, 186 Shock, Nikki, Sr PE, 167 Shockley, Herbert, Sr PsyRehab, 167 Shook, Susie, Sr Acct, 167 Shoppach, Deborah, So ElEd, 186 Short, John, Sr Econ, 167 Short, Rickie, Sr Hist, 167 Shry, Stephen, Asst. Professor of Psychology, 108 Siebenmorgen, Mark, Sr BusAd, 167 Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 216-217 Sigma Phi Iota, 285 Sikes, Mickey, Sr, 167 Simmons, Becky, Fr CompSci, 197 Simmons, Jimmy, Fr FW, 197 Simpkins, Gerg, Jr BusAd, 176 Simpson, Gary, Jr CompSci, 176 Simpson, Kathy, Jr ElEd, 176 Simpson, Sharlotte, Fr CommArt, 197 Sims, Bill, So ' Engr, 186 Sims, Karen, Sr HistEd, 167 Sims, Lavella, Sr Math, 167 Sinkuler, Laura, Fr OfMgt, 197 Shinn, Helen, 100 Slayton, Blake, Fr RP, 197 S mith, Alicia, So CompSci, 186 Smith, Anita, Jr Acct, 176 Smith, Carissa, Fr ' Acct, 197 Smith, Carla, Sr Engl, 167 Smith, Diana, So Math, 186 Smith, Douglas, Sr AgnBus, 167 Smith, Gary, Jr RP, 176 Smith, Geneva, Jr Psy, 176 Smith, James, Fr BusAd, 197 Smith, Jamie, Fr Acct, 197 Smith, Johnnie, So Acct, 186 Smith, Kim, Sr CompSci, 167 Smith, Mary, Jr Acct, 176 Smith, Samuel, Director of Housing, 95 Smith, Steve, Sr RP, 167 Smith. Tim, So FW, 186 Smith, Terrv, So PE, 186 SNEA, 288 Snow, Annette. Fr PE, 197 Sober, Kathy, 100 Society of Collegiate Journalists, 285 Soell, Phillip, Sr FW, 167 Sohl, Jeff, Sr Biol, 167 Sohl, Steve, So HelEd, 187 Song, Kiat Kee, Jr CompSci, 176 Sonntag, Sabine, Jr BusAd, 176 Spainhour, Bill, So MusEd, 187 Speer, Cheryl, Fr MedTech, 197 Spence, Rod, So Engr, 187 Spencer, Sandy, Fr SecSci, 197 Spencer, Steve, Sr CommArt, 167 Srdwell, Tan, 100 Student Activities Board, 286 Student Guild Organists, 287 Student Life, 12-13 Student Senate, 287 Student Senate Executive Board, 287 Student Nurses, 288 Spradlin, Gerry, 100 Staggs, James, Alumni and Sports Information Director, 95 Stahl, Floyd, Sr Geol, 167 Stalnaker, Denise, Fr BusAd, 198 Stamps, Melissa, Sp RP, 187 Standridge, Carolyn, Jr Rehab, 176 Standndge, Rusty, Jr CrWr, 176 Standridge, Stephanie, Sr ElEd, 167 Stanilus, Laura, Sp CompSci, 187 Stark, LeAnn, Jr Psy, 176 Stark, Roger, Jr AgnBus, 177 States, Gene, Fr Engr, 198 Statler, Jamie, Fr ' Engr, 198 Statler, Tracey, Sr Acct, 167 Staton, James L., Assoc. Professor of Nursing, 108 Steack, Rick, Sr RP, 167 Stehle, Janet, So CommArt, 187 Stehle, Joann, Fr CompSci, 198 Stehle, Theresa, Sr MedAsst, 167 Stelly, Linda, So MedAsst, 187 Stengel, Sherry, Fr PE, 198 Steward, Janice, So. 187 Stills, Shelley, So GenSt, 187 Stinnett, Thomas, Sr PreMed, 167 Stockton, Richard, So Engr, 187 Stoddard, Susan, Jr Jour, 177 Stovall, Wayne, So Jour, 187 Strahin, Becky, Jr MedRec, 177 Stnckley, Mary, 100 Stromes, Susan, Fr ElEd, 198 Stroud, Linda, Fr PE, 198 Stroud, Ray, Director of Mining Institute, 95 Stuart, Matthew, Fr FW, 198 Stubbs, Terri, Fr PreMed, 198 Styers, Don, Fr RP, 198 Sullins, Rhonda, So Jour, 187 Sullivan, Michael R., Jr Psy, 177 Sullivan, Robert, So, 187 Summers, Kim, So MusEd, 187 Svedsen, Helene, Fr PolSci, 198 Swaim, Nancy, Sr Acct, 167 Swanson, Don, Fr Engr, 198 Sweeney, Jerrie, Jr MedTech, 177 Swift, Debbie, So Nur, 187 Table of Contents, 3 Tackett, Kellie, Fr ' AgriBus, 198 Tai Kivon do, 289 Tan Yen See, Jr CompSci, 177 Tatum, Buford, Assoc. Professor of Fish and Wildlife, 108 Tau Beta Sigma, 289 Taurome, John, Jr CommArt, 177 Taylor, Bobbie, Assoc. Professor of Geography, 109 Taylor, Brent, Sr PE, 167 Taylor, Dan, Fr PreMed, 198 Taylor, Karen, Sr Acct, 167 Taylor, Kenny, Fr PE, 198 Taylor, Kim, So PE, 187 Taylor, Ricky, Sr Acct, 167 Taylor, Tim, So Biol, 187 Tedder, Rita, 101 Tedford, John, So PreLaw, 187 Teltow, Vicki, Sr MusEd, 168 Tencleve, S usan, Sr ElEd, 168 Terrill, Vicki, Jr SocSci, 177 Terry, Alan, Fr PrePhar, 198 Terry, John, So Psy, 187 Terry, Michael, Jr ElEd, 177 Testerman, Jeff, RP, 177 Tharp, Tammy, So ElEd, 187 Theatre Guild, 290 Theta Chi, 218-219 Thiemann, Terri, Fr SecSci, 198 Thomas, Doretha, Fr Bus, 198 Thomas, Rick, Jr Engr, 177 Thompson, Lewis, Sr PE, 168 Thompson, Mary Jean, So ElEd, 187 Thorne, Mary, Jr Rehab, 177 Tillery, Linda, Sr Nur, 168 Tillery, Maurice, Sr MusEd, 168 Tilley, Vicky, Fr Acct, 198 Tisdale, Christie, Jr Bus, 177 Tolleson, Doug, So PreVet, 187 Tollison, Diane, Fr MedAsst, 198 Tomhnson, Bena, So. 187 Toney-Sutton, Virginia, Jr Sch, 177 Topham, Melaine, Fr Acct, 198 Torrellas, Janice, Fr Engr, 198 Townsend, Houston, Sr PE, 168 Treadway, Jack, So RP, 187 Treadway, Kim, So ElEd, 187 Trigg, William, Professor of Chemistry, 109 Tnplett, Amy, So GenSt, 187 Tnplett, Lisa, Sr Acct, 168 Tripp, Teresa, So ' EIEd, 187 Tresler, Betty, Jr Math, 177 Tritt, Pamela, Sr CompProgrammer, 168 Trogdon, Betty, Sr Acct, 168 Trublood, Cheryl, Sr BusEd, 168 Trusty, Joe, Sr MusEd, 168 Trusty, Julia, Sr MusEd, 168 Tucker, Billy, Fr AgriBus, 198 Tucker, Chris, Fr FW, 198 Tunner, Debi, Sr ElEd, 168 Tucker, Gary, Professor of Biology, 109 Turner, Hilda, Assoc. Professor of Business Admin., 109 Tucker, Linda, Jr ElEd, 177 Tucker, Mary, Fr MedTech, 198 Turner, Ronald, Sr Hist, 168 Tuell, Carol, So CompSci, 187 Tuell, Terry, Jr CompSci, 177 Turnbull, Brenda, Fr BusAd, 198 Turner, Ginette, So BusAd, 187 Tunner, Ken, Jr Hist, 177 Turner, Kyle, Jr BusAd, 177 Turner, Mitzi, So Engl, 187 298 lndex Turner, Tern, Ir.ElEd, 177 Tumipseed, Glyn, Asst. Professor of Biology, 109 Twirlers, 290 rygart, William, Sr BusAd, 168 Tyson, Van, Asst Professor of Journalism, 109 I ylei rom, Assoc. Professor of Economics, 109 I ' mlcrwiHul, Ehgabeth, 101 Underwood, Faye, 101 Underwood, Randy, Fr Psy, 198 Upton, Sheri, Jr Rehab, 177 Utley, [ohn, Sr PE, 168 Ultey, Kari, Jr PE, 177 Valdez, I inda, 101 Vance, Britt, FrEngr, 198 Vanes, Virginia, 101 Vangilder, Helen Beth, Sr Engl, 168 Vann, Joe Bob, Jr BusAd, 177 Vanwinkle, Deanna, Jr Rehab, 177 Vaughn, Bill, Assoc, Professor of Library Science, 109 Vaughan, Debra, Fr GenSt, 198 Vanughn, lames, Fr Engr, 198 Vaughn, Kimberley, Sr Hist, 168 Vaughn, William, Library Director, 95 Vaziri, Assad, Sr. ' Engr, 168 Venis, Julia, Fr Psy, 198 Vere, Victor, Assoc. Professor of Geology, 109 Vernon, Claressa, Jr PE, 177 Vernon, Kim, Fr Jour, 198 Vernon, Lynn, Sr PE, 168 Vemon, Pat, Sr MusEd, 168 Vernon, Zelda, FrElEd, 198 Wade, Jimmy, Jr EngEd, 177 Wads, Tern, So Acct, 187 Waggoner, Martha Ellen, Sr Math, 168 Wagoner, Angela, Jr ElEd, 177 Wagnon, Cindy, Fr Nur, 198 Wainnght, Joan, Assoc. Professor of Music, 109 Waldo. Donna, Sr ElEd, 168 Waldo, Joel, Sr RP, 168 Wallis, Cheryl, Fr CompSci, 198 Walker, Cynthia, Jr Mus, 177 Walker, Kenneth, Professor of History, 109 Walker, Lisa, Sr ElEd, 168 Walker, Michael, So GenSt, 187 Wallace, Cheryl, Sr Psy, 168 Wallace, Darrell, So GenSt, 187 Wallace, Janet, Sr Acct, 168 Wallace, Virginia, Jr Nur, 177 Walter, Mark, Fr Geol, 198 Walters, Jayn, Sr Acct, 168 Walters, Randall, Sr BusAd, 168 Walton, Henry, Asst. Professor of P E., 109 Ward, Elizabeth, So Acct, 187 Ward, Mary, Sr ElEd, 169 Ward, Michael, Fr GenSt, 198 Warren, Carla, FrMedAsst. 198 Warren, Kim, Fr Acct, 198 Warren, William, Sr Engr, 169 Watkins. Cathy Jo, So GenSt, 187 Watkins, Ray, Sr Biol, 169 Watson, Andre, So BusAd, 187 Watson, Bobby, Sr PE, 169 Watson, Cindi, Fr CompSci, 198 Watson, Elizabeth, Jr EIEd, 177 Watson, |amie, Fr OfMgt, 198 Watson, John, Asst. Professor of Math, 109 Watson, Lisa, So Acct, 187 Watson, Pamela, Sr EIEd, 169 Watts, Carolyn, Fr Acct, 199 Wear, Jennifer, Fr Rehab, 199 Wear, Johnna, So Math, 187 Webb, Sandra, Jr BusEd, 178 Welborn, Mary Nell, So GenSt, 187 Welk, Robert, So PE, 187 Wells, Sharon, Fr Acct, 199 Weseman, Jamie, So ElEd, 187 Wesley, Charla, So Acct, 187 Wesley Foundation, 291 West, Cecilia, Sr ElEd, 169 Weston, Benny, So PE, 188 Weston, Rosemane, Instructor of Nursing, 109 Wewers, Anita, Fr Acct, 199 Weyland, Sarah, So MedAsst, 188 Whatley, Ray, So PE, 188 White, Carol, Fr GenSt, 199 White, Diana, Sr ElEd, 169 White, Greg, Fr FW, 199 White, Phil, Sr Bus, 169 White, Sherry, So Sci, 188 White, Steven, Fr Math, 199 White, Timm, So Bus, 188 Whitfield, Marc, So BusAd, 188 Whitmer, Jeffrey, Sr Psy, 169 Whitson, Robert, Fr GenSt, 169 Whittenberg, Mark, Jr BusAd, 178 Whorton, Patricia, Sr ElEd, 169 Whorton, Steve, Fr GenSt, 199 Wight, Randal, Sr Psy, 169 Wight, Stacey, Sr PE, 169 Wilbanks, Susan, Fr CompSci, 199 Wilbourn, Danny, Fr Bus, 199 Wilcox, Jim, AgnBus, 178 Wildlife Club, 300-301 Wiley, Teddy, Fr CommArt, 199 Wilkerson, Jean, Sr Acct, 169 Wilkerson, Margaret, Instructor of Rehabilitation Sci., 109 Wilkerson, Teresa, Jr CompSci, 178 Wilkins, Bruce, Jr Engr, 178 Willard, Roger, Fr Acct, 199 Willcutt, James, Assoc. Professor of Physics, 109 Williams, Alan, Jr Bu sAd, 178 Williams, Jr PE, 178 Williams, Denise, Fr BusAd, 199 Williams, Glenn, Fr, 199 Williams, Jim. So PE, 188 Williams, Katala, Asst. Professor of Elementary Ed., 109 Williams, Jim, Jr ' Jour, 178 Williams, Renee, Fr GenSt, 199 Williams, Robert Eric, So Engr, 188 Index Williams, Sammy, Fr AgnBus, 199 Williams, Terry, Sr Engr, 169 Williams, Tim, Jr PolSci, 178 Williams, Wayne, Instructor of Recreation and Parks, 109 Williamson, Andy, So PreVet, 188 Williamson, Mary Lynn, Associate Dean of Students, 95 Willis, James, Assoc. Professor of Mathematics, 109 Wills. Keith. Assoc Professor of P.E., 109 Willis, Marsha, Jr EIEd, 178 Willis, Pam, Sr BusAd, 169 Wills, Elane, Sr ElEd, 169 Wilson, Barbara, So AgnBus, 188 Wilson, Deborah, Fr GenSt, 199 Wilson, Julie, Fr BusAd, 199 Wilson, Ruth, Sr Acct, 169 Wilson, Tom, Professor of Philosophy, 109 Wilwers, Edward, Assoc. Professor of Art, 109 Wisdom, Sharon, Sr MedAsst, 169 Wiseman, Regina, So EIEd, 188 Witty, Bill, Fr Hist, 199 Woehl, Fred, Ir AgnBus, 169 Wolfman, Daniel, Asst Professor of Anthropology, 109 Womack, Scott, So Econ, 188 Wood, Bonnie, Jr Hist, 178 Wood, Danny, Jr Engr, 178 Wood, Windell, Sr MusEd, 169 Woods, Jennifer, So ' ElEd, 188 Woods, Rex, So GenSt, 188 Woodson, Ronald, Jr BusAd, 178 Woodward, Scott, Fr GenSt, 199 Woody, Ann, 101 Woosey, Robert, Jr, 178 Worden, Floyd, Jr BusEd, 178 Wright, Jo Robin, Fr Biol, 199 Wright, Melissa, So Acct, 188 Wurst, Carol, So ArtEd, 188 Wyers, Kathy, Fr Math, 199 Wylie, Susan, So RP, 188 Wyse, Robin, Soph Park Ad, 188 Yarbrough, Glen, Soph Bus, 188 Yates, Janet, Fr Agn Bus, 199 Yeager, Jim, Women ' s Athletic Coach, 109 Yerby, Lisa, Fr Journahsm, 199 Young, Beverly, Sr Agri Bus, 169 Young, Candace, Jr PE., 178 Young, Melissa, Jr Marketing, 178 Young, Rick, Jr Psy. Ed,, 178 Yother, Wanda, Sr Nur, 169 Zeta Tau Alpha, 206-207 Zeiler, Karen, Fr Biol, 199 Zimmer, John, Fr Bus, 199 Zimmerman, Kenneth L . , Sr Biol, 169 Zivovic, Sally, So Bus Ad, 188 lndex,2 " ; i-«r— .— fl ARKA TECH STAFF I he campus deserves the best possible paper we can put out. We represent the students, faculty, and administration to the state, " said Pat Huckeby, editor of the Arka The Arka Tech staff began to grow with Marcia Bennett, a sophomore journalism major, as a reporter covering student gov- ernment. Later she joined with Jerry Dor- ney, a junior journalism major, for indepth articles and they formed SWAT (Special Writing Assignment Team). The sports editor, Bill Campbell, a freshman journalism major, wrote the Time-out column and movie reviews were written by Mark Bourne and record reviews were written by Jimmy Wade. Jill Billings, a junior journalism major, put in long hours as business manager, and one semester as photographer. Arka Tech Staff Gerald Edgar Advisor Pat Huckeby Editor Marcia Bennett Assistant Editor Jerry Dorney Assistant Editor Bill Campbell Sports Editor Jim Billings Business Manager Reporters Ginger Oliver. Pepper Hill, Judy Clark Columnist Jimmy Wade, Susan Stoddard, Mark Bourne Photographers Ephraim Martin. Ed Oswalt. Galon Hutchison, Brooks Evant Cartoonist Ephraim Martin Pat Huckeby, editor, taking a short break from the routine of putting the paper together. rat Huckeby and Marcia Bennett present BUI Clinton with a copy of the Agncola containing a section about him, while he spoke at Tech at the Governor ' s leadership conference Marcia Bennett looks up while typing a story for the Arka-Tech. J rvii.j jr a m mi 4 ' ■17 m M The Arka-Tech staff during one of their wild moments: Front row, Pepper Hill, Mark Bourne, Pat Huckeby. Second roz Jim Billings, Jimmy Wade, Jamie Watson, Ephraim Martin. Third row, Jerry Domey and Marcia Bennett $m •Ai H l r 1 P ■1 _ 1 I . LJ fc ' The 1981 AGRICOLA staff members are front row, Mark Bourne, Marcia Bennett, Pepper Hill. Second row, Danna Dodd, Kristi Voelkerding, Teresa Hams, Mary Gilson. Third row, Galen Hutchison, Jim Billings, and Stephen Blackford- AGRICOLA 1981 It ' s four o ' clock on a Saturday afternoon and it ' s raining outside. As usual, I ' m work- ing on the annual in a flurry to meet our deadline, something we haven ' t been very good at this year. It really hasn ' t been a bad year. We may not have met all our deadlines but the spirit of meeting them was still there. We still burned the midnight oil racing against time to meet them. And we know the " agony of defeat ' ' and the depression that came when we realized there was no way that we were going to make it. There were times when we lost our enthu- siasm, when we thought, " Let ' s just get it done, " and gave up on some of our more elaborate ideas. But there was still a spirit there that lit a spark under us every once in a while and said, " Come on! You can do it! Try some of those ideas, go that extra mile to make this book better! " And then we ' d push ourselves more and reach down and find that last bit of enthusiasm and we ' d try out our ideas. We haven ' t had much of a staff. Three peo- ple really " did " the book. There were times when I felt like quitting because I thought nobody cared. But our advisor was always there. Not cheering us on or praising us for our good work, but he was there, and I know he would do all he could to help me. There were two other people who really helped. They were my staff. Kristi Voelkerd- mg, the sports editor, was there to look after me and worry when I worked too hard. And Danna Dodd was there to volunteer for all the stuff nobody wanted to do. And especially thanks to Martha Merritt, Mr. Edgar ' s secre- tary, who went " above and beyond the call of duty " to help us out. The students were great. Not many volun- teered to work but the support I got from them often gave me the courage to continue when I thought no one cared. Thinking back, it hasn ' t been a bad year at all. It ' s been a great year. Danna Dodd, Copy Editor, waits on a writer to finish before discussing their copy with them. AGRICOLA STAFF Gerald Edgar Advisor Teresa Harris Editor Kristi Voelkerding . Sports Editor Danna Dodd Copy Editor Stephen Blackford . Greek Editor Ruth Couser Art Editor Writers Pat Huckeby, Cory Dodson, Marcia Bennett, Ginger Oliver, Mark Bourne, John Guetzlaff, Jerry Dor- ney, Charlotte Warhurst, Judy Clark, Susan Stoddard, Jimmy Wade, Jim Billings, Lee Billings, Jeff Edleman, Mary Gilson, Van Ty- son, Florence Alston, Kim Vernon and writers from the New Writing and Feature Writing Classes. Photography Staff Jim Billings (Editor), Galen Hutchi- son, Ephraim Martin, Ed Oswalt, Brooks Evant. Teresa Harris, Editor, looks over a layout for final changes before sending it in. ' VYl ' o ' iX IT 1J 41 cn » j :: " M i 9 : fc. Colophon I he 1981 AGRICOLA is a publication of the students at Arkansas Tech Ur sitv Volume 65 has 304 pages and had a press run of 2500 copies. It was publish} Hurley Company of Camden, Arkansas. Tom Walker was the representative Paper stock is 80 pound Warren Lustro Gloss enamel. The cover, designi Ruth Couser, is Green, 75, colortone material with Universal Gold 16 applied 1 cover and spine. All body copy was set in 9 point Palatino except for the introduction, which set in 12 point Bauhaus Light. All captions were set in 7 point Palatino except g shot identifications which were set in 6 point. Main headlines were set in Palatino except for the introduction headlines w were set in Bauhaus Light. Primary hand set headlines were: American Typewi Mt. 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