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Page 134 text:
BELOW: Dan Fulton gets his head straight before a race. BELOW LEFT:
Rowland Sylvester displays the trophy he won at Saranac Lake. BELOW
RIGHT: Bruce Nishikawa prepares to crush his opponent. FAR RIGHT: David
Nlenicosy poses at the console of a system. RIG HT: Russ Fleming practices on
the trampoline for an upcoming meet.
Page 133 text:
Aardvark was a club for people who were interested in
computers and showed unusual ability and skill working with
the systems. Aardvarks encouraged students to use the
computer available to Benson both by using programs
developed by Aardvark and by original programming.
The highlight of the year was provided by head Aardvark.
junior, Dave Nlenicosy. Dave entered a nation wide contest
sponsored by the Association of Education Data Systems. He
won first place in the computer science division with a
program titled "Hortran 4," This program was started by ex-.
Benson student Mark Horton and was continued by Dave
Nlenicosy. lt took two years to complete this program
including time to skirt minor disasters such as total program
wipe-outs and the general stealing of programs by other
FAR LEFT: Ray Lundy operates the l.B.lVl. card punch machine. TOP: Mike
Boyd, Dave Menicosy, Ken Clarkson, Connall McCabe, Steve Ferrier, Ron
Schwartz. LEFT: Dave Vann and Flon Schwartz change the tape on a teletype
system. Not Pictured: Dave Ness, Greg Jones, Tim Moore, David Stark.
Page 135 text:
This page is dedicated to those people that came up with
superlative performances in sports and academics.
Unfortunately, there wasn't enough rqom to place all the
champions in this section.
Russ Fleming, a junior, won the state championship in the
15-18 year old division in the trampoline exercise. He will
compete in the Western regionals at a later date.
Dan Fulton, a junior, won the P.l.L. two mile championship
for the second year in a row. He also won the city Cross-
Country championship at 2.5 miles.
John lrwin Ill placed second in the nation in epee fencing
during the junior Olympics. He was a senior.
David Menicosy, a junior, entered a national contest for
computer programmers and won first prize with a program
titled "Hortran 4". Started by ex-Benson student Mark Horten
it was completed by Dave Menicosy. The program involved
over thirty pages of manuscript and two years of work.
Bruce Nishikawa, a junior, won state wrestling titles in
collegiate, Freestyle, and Greco Roman. Bruce will travel with
the Oregon All-stars to Japan where he will compete against
Rowland Sylvester, a senior, won the world championship
of barrel jumping at Saranac Lake in New York. Q
Richard Washington, a senior, and probably the most
publicized person in Oregon besides political figures, placed All-
American for the third year in a row. He led the Tech basketball
team to two state titles and one fourth place finish. He played
on the U.S. National All-star high school team against other
national competition. Next year Richard will be attending the
mecca of national basketball, namely U.C.L.A.
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