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Page 40 text:
Prom Boosts Student
Social Life, Charisma
On Friday, May 1Othe Jantzen Beach Red Lion came
alive as 315 students stormed the gates and created a
high school prom to remember.
The Benson Prom began at 8 p.m. as students
arrived in luxurious automobiles and fancy garments.
Some had reserved their formal wear up to a month in
advance. The prom band was called the Wise Guys
who played Top 40 music forthe dancing crowd.
At 9, Phil Stuva and Teri White were elected as Prom
King and Queen. They danced until their dates pulled
"The band should have played their own stuff, but
enough people showed up to make it worthwhile,"
stated Graham Storey.
"l think the prom was great. I didn't dance much, but
it was fun to joke around with my friends and boost my
ego with a fancy car and a beautiful date," laughed
David Ray. "The location was excellent. From the deck,
the lights of Vancouver were pretty romantic," he
After the prom ended at 12, many students attended
private keg-free parties. because of school assemblies
against drunk driving.
A. Prom King Phil Stuva and Queen Teri White sway gracefully on
the Red Lion dance floor. B. Matthew White and his date tango tothe
music ofthe Wise Guys. C. Dressed in the finestofformal wear, Brian
Ragland and Mike Miller pose against an organic backdrop, D.
Michael Fung and Zora Choy munch happily and socialize.
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Tim L. Melius
John Alan Naylor
Diane Elizabeth Ness
Gregg R. Pattison
Loren M. Perry
Christopher David Powers
Debra A. Reischman
Margaret C. Rielly' t Y
Robert G. Russell
Lesley Allen Sauer
Paul David Schweitzer
John Edwin Sorensen, Jr.
Mark R. Trythall
Bruce Evan Wagstaff
Randall Scott Wainer
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A. Kevin Kruszewski and Bryce Ostgarden get dance lever. B. Mike
Hall gives the spread the once over. C. Shelia Evans and Lori
Pumpelly with dates. D. Charles Allen and Cynthia Peters pose for
Mr. David Small, school photography teacher, who takes couples
pictures at every prom. E. "Wiseguys" play to liven up the prom.
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