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A. Darrin Parke 1121 demonstrates his world famous bear hug on the
coughing Bill Clark 1121 while Pat Todd 1125 administers the
Heimlich maneuver on Curtis Reed 1121 outside the Senior Building
'Construction shop. B. The house that B.C. built before the
foundation was completed. C. Flobert Belleque'111l competes in
VICA contest on framing during Tech Show. D. Dog house frames
constructed by sophomores but completed after Tech Show. E.
Juniors that helped build the house located at 8th and Bryant-
FRONT: Darin Penner, John Paddock, Robert Belleque, and Daniel
Forney. BACK ROW: Tim Runcie, Paul Walker, and Bill Lewis. F.
House built by B.C. Major students. G. Senior B.C. House Crew -
FRONT: Leslie Heacock, Bud Coffman, Greg Everton, Nanette
Singer, and Lon Zellen. BACK ROW: Dennis Walland, John Mulkey,
Curtis Reed, Darrin Parke, Bill Clark, PeterJuhnke, and Terry Deeds.
H. Mr. Flick Ramsey does his Clint Eastwood imitation. l. Mr. Ramsey
instructs Dan Forney and Robert Belleque. J. Darrin Parke competes
in VICA contest on framing during Tech Show. He won 1st place.
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CAD System Carries
Benson's electronics department took another giant
leap into the future this year with the purchase of state-
of-the-art educational and design equipment. "The
electronics shops are in the process of developing
their own computer lab. We have a printer, a plotter
and two Apple Ile computers. Video tape lessons are
also being developed," said Mr. Tim Gutfleisch,
sophomore electronics instructor. A plotter is a device
used to "draw" a circuit pattern on a computer, in this
case a Zenith model with two disk drives. The plotter
and computer make up a CAD tcomputer-aided
designl system. Video and computer technology work
together in the interactive computer-controlled video
lessons. Subjects such as multimeter calibration and
Ohm's Law are taught through full-color video
tutorials, which show the student step-by-step how to
operate various types of electronic equipment. The
Apple Ile computer then automatically gives the
student a test on the material that has been discussed.
If the student does not do well, the computer can be
asked for further help. There will be a computer disk
for each student that records individual progress and
completion of each lesson. The computer and video
tape recorder are linked by a controller box that
malfunctioned at first, but is now operating properly.
Another high-tech addition to electronics is the Rhino
robot arm. This device simulates the range of motions
a human arm follows. After much trial and error,
students learned how to control the arm with an Apple
Students created a wide range of devices this year.
Some of them added their own ideas to the legendary
Hofer amplifier and created unique projects. For
example, senior Tracy McKinney designed a 14-band
graphic equalizer. "The shop could have used a little
more discipline, but then it wouldn't have been as
much fun," he recalled.
A. Wendy Bosworth operates speech synthesizer. B.Peter Kwok
412i and Warren Woo C129 work on their senior projects. C. Mr.
William lrgens, Electronics Shop foreman, was chosen as shop
teacher of the year. D. Ron Glenn t11l admires the RCA Dimension
system loaned for the Tech Show. E. Seniors Brian Flagland, Mike
Miller, Gerry Smith, Tim Butler, and Eric Ostlind in a typical pose. F.
Gary Borisch 1125 with his digital LED sequencer. G. John
McPartland t11j assembles a waveform generator. H. Richard Fry
l11l hurries to complete his Tech Show project. l. Mark Middleton
1121 finishes a color organ. J. "lrgens' Island". K. Ken Leung 412i
directs HERO, the robot, to wave his arm.
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