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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.
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 136 text:
The Benson Auditorium Technical Staff lBATSl were the
"men behind the scene." They managed to keep the noon
movie running, while still finding time to help out in the Tech
Show, the 49'er, and the assemblies.
The 28 dedicated members produced the lighting effects
which made the activities in the auditorium more colorful. They
also kept Benson's dances jumping with their lighting
arrangements. Other evening festivities were also managed by
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