El Campo High School - Echo Yearbook (El Campo, TX)
- Class of 1980
Page 1 of 214
Pages 6 - 7
Pages 10 - 11
Pages 14 - 15
Pages 8 - 9
Pages 12 - 13
Pages 16 - 17
Text from Pages 1 - 214 of the 1980 volume:
ECHO I 980
EL OAMPO HIGH SCHOOL
EL cAMPo. TEXAS
PEOPLE ...... ......
SPORTS - ......
ORGANIZATIONS . .
ACHIEVEMENTQ . . .
SPONSOR - Arnold Soheffer
EDITOR - Melissa White
ASQT. EDITOR - Lisa Petersen
ECHO STAFF MEMBERS
Louise E t d
Blanca Ma t
Debbie N h
L a P t
A nold Zamazal
M yAnn Ziege h I
ECH9 CURRICULUM PROVIDES
VARIED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES
...ff R, 'iffm
'lige1c21vCeasar "eyeballs" the object in his mgrtlgggoicgsnviylbarrell Socna are look- Mr' Payne practices his typing Skins'
X X X
rx 'f A
Serena Goetscn says, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." Felton Price and Fred Ceasar in the library?
+ '-,' .' '
l A ' ' l
,,, K ,
yi V.riE aylee , V .r ,, ,. l l
1 ":' '
is A V1 f 4 . ,A
Ruben Valdez agrees, "no one can eat Lisa Bentley frownsfor her piclure. Joan Hogan CZindIerJ smiles for the cam
just one." era.
, ff. K
Natalie Trochta appears to be the onl
y one in a good mood.
Bonnie Cervenka and friends start the morning off with a good
'MM -22:1 ...--0 I V M,
Students and faculty head for class after pep rally. Edward Vallejo has enough homework.
Gardell Hollaway and Martin Galicia get refueled forthe afternoon classes. Rhonda Mach decides it is nap time.
it G-:a:i'5'7i55"i"'fsE4'? 5'?5:iEk2:s1fs-sii.-1'Qi552.5S:giiS5SI'QgS'ZiTT:Qi57. 2..1QQ?'f v-E.QQ51S1g-'SifjZ4g:ggfrgg5iq1'Egg-Q,-ft...4 ---gig .--f:
.1 - f s ' if B :s m gsm .. . ,-:-,,-Qqs.22ci
- .. S1-Sisggq: -- i N X. .Aw 1 3 r- -5
4 of-if f K s f .EU K , ., y a,
- fir'--i ., fp-" f X S' Q .. .sr segw-as-ml--selves..
,,,i itttt t , t,
is N W
X LN 'swag
at X S Q, 3
5 .. .--5 .X .. . ..... .. I fi K K . . gf! ii ' f.
. t r
1'fss?+ 3 - -ff-I Qf.r7'ix lil' Q'".sf!i:::f':i.::S"!lfell:" issfafiiiif' ?:12E,22EF5s1SiS ssfcgxi 3 1
Qs.. rf r " A. -xv 5-j,F.-:S-'.ifg::P' .. ' :x5g:gL::k-f wsfgfgisr-:sfggigs A Qc, 1.V.1::-- .- 17- .:...:::55 ,tk
: I ----
i 2 t
' it K 1- ' 1 w e egg X .
i - -K I ,, : . ..... l . li
K . I F:-:St . V, .. F A kfzig ki K K: g .
Coach Smith and Mrs. Price pose for the cameraman.
t .. , I -""""""
Beverly Ben netson gets an answer from Ramona Svatek.
HAVE A BUSY SCHOOL YEAR
1'1" igaji ' ,
2417 hz X -IT Q AAA um
'W M Q 'L W5 AW wr
.- x i W-
F .-A -
G7 ur e'W'4' 'K
. W "
4 . '
Greg Parma and Carol Wuthrich are unexpectedly caught talking. Don Hill, Mark Williams, and Kerry Ward are ready for action.
Are you looking at me? My tape is this long!
'De'Ann Weimer says, come on guys, I know the way.
Gwen Knebel, Lea Strnadel, and Debbie Nohavitza smile for the Glenn Sczecn says, "You wanna try your hand at it,"
Y i -all
V M y
Oneal Hardway works diligently to make
Mr. Scheffer is happy to sell tickets. a perfect ashtray
Terry Judkins, Ricky Cash, and Felton Price exclaim, "What, you want to take our pic-
Miss Smith displays her friendly personal- Charles Ouinn takes a break during
l ityt lunch,
Kelly Janda signs a friend's yearbook,
It is apparently a "blue Monday" for
Vggy , ,,,,l
ff f X
fini f A
, , rig, .
- We an f
, Q, 2
,, W t , ,, f , ,
r . f .yq
53523 f ' .
John Humphreys gets
V W' 1
.MY up A'
in shape for base
LIVEN UP SCHOOL DAYS
I' IE ll I'I, I
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS: PRINCIPAL:
Mr. Jack Birtohet Mr. Don Matthews
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL:
Mr. Paul Gordon Mr. Leonel Garza
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: AREA VOCATIONAL DIRECTOR:
Mr. Rayford Simon Mr. Virgii Svajda
Richard Manske Walter Ely Robert Meek G. H. Harfs
Suzanne Yates Jack Birkner Michael Plentl
Linda Alderson - English,
John Allen - Science,
Bruce Ashcraft- Choir
Sid Baker- English,
Elaine Berkovsky - Math
Sue Brown - Reading
Barbara Buck - RE.,
Ed Campbell- Science,
Pat Clark- French, Drill
Allen Collins - Math
Steva Conrad - Typing,
Jo Dennis - Homemaking
Beverly Eddings - English
Richard Eide - Radio and
Anna Garza - Spanish
Edith Gray - English,
Gerald Grogan - Science,
Peggy Hansen - Health
Cullen Hardin - Welding
Delores Harmon -
Cruze Harrison -
D. D. Hill -Ag.
M. A. Hill -Ag.
Thomas Hollis - CVAE
Jewel House - Librarian
Carroll Jennings - Auto
Elton Jennings - Metal
Royce Johnson - PE..
Hubert Kaiser - Drafting,
Ettie Kana - English
Gene Kana - Science,
Norma Karlsen - English,
Art Keinarth - VOE
K if :.-'
J in 1
f 1 ' fl K'
.. A -5 ""-.!'
X 1, X wx gf
at . 'T
If if E 1 M 2'
I JA Mjfi 'D
SYTZTN R x I
Buzzy Kieth - Athletic
Julius Knesek - Science
Nelda Kovar - Reading
Cathy Kunz - Learning
Eddie Lincecum - English
Maggie Little - Record
Barbara Macha - Family
Joe Mackey --
James Marioneaux -
Virginia Mickelson -
Eddie Miranda - Biology,
Bill Muns -VOE
Nancy Nelson - Math
Elizabeth Nilson - English
Marie Oatman -
Marcia Palt - World
Ray Palt - English
Charles Payne - Dist. Ed.
Marsha Priesmeyer -
John Richter - English
Jackie Robertson - Math
Elmer Rod - Math
Pat Rodgers - Speech,
Vicki Rooker -
Homemaking, Home and
Wendel Rudlott -ICT
Patti Rau - Health, Coach
Bill Sanders - General
Mech., Tech. Arts
Carol Sassin - English
Arnold Schetter - Math,
Melody Smith - P.E.,
Paul Soehting - German
Ruth Speckels - Typing,
Doris St. Clair - Nurse
Floyd Stephens -
Carol Strarup -
Marvin Thane - Math
Arliss Treybig - English
Ken Walla - Physics,
Clifton Wenglar - Physical
Science and Czech
Becky Wessels -
Janelle Williamson -
Carol Boone - Secretary
Dorothy Brandl -
Ann Graham - Counselor
Verna Hubenak - VOC
Edwin Lowe - Counselor
JoAnn Mach -
Vivyen Nelson -
Palsy Niemeier - Data
Edna Price - Study Hall
Mary Fliha - Secretary
Alma Stephens - Library
Judy Vllaligura - Learning
Geraldine Berglund -
V- 'L ffl. 5:,...L, 3 '
V . .. . -Q ,qi
, ,. i ,ts ug, M p
fs If . f, GS -isiisffffff .15 .H
e ft. -fs .isvsf-3, S
' fm' ' 'ss '
X A sk
. ,X X
gt if- - , :if
E We s
if QE X
me , is-M L S
xc.. Q ..k' I
i , "-' : . 5
,R , X 5
2 V . V it tt,ii
seis ' 'X E ,
- f I - f :sa 1 ' X s A
- .. . Y - ,Q A .fm X
'V QX 1
CLERICAL AND STAFF
at . ,- va
f ff .fm A
XFWQQ C- 5 - if Ms'
,,.i "rll clli I lllll
Cafeteria Workers: Bottom Row: Evelyn Williams, Jo Ann Hacker, Evelyn Carriere, Catherine Perkins, Ruby Cash, Phyllis Salazar. Top Row:
Katherine Perry, Shirley Orsak, Diana Stavena, Clara Williams, Carol Rooker, Alven Ashford.
Custodians: Front Row: Rudy Valdez, Nina Gonzalas, Felipe Salana, Lupe Esochea. Back Row: James Rebecek, James Brighton, Lenwood
Gibson, Anton Rod,
XX X Q.
Bus Maintenance: Ronnie Brown, Lee Welch CSupervisorj, Martin Montalvo, Harry Director ol Maintenance: Anton Sevcik
Marie Luz Aguilar
Dorothy Flores '
1 HQ ' Q
8 , .. W
-f ' W MM '-NN Q . X?
, Q. Q
. . .. -Al L
xg S Qsh N
,N Anim '
MNH.,,L..-,,,,,.,,,.,,,.,.,,,M-,,,,,,,..-,,.--MVHJ...,,,.,.v.W,,,,-.,,...,,..,,,,,J,.,,,.,,,...,,,M,w,., ,..,, ,. .F N N ., ,. . , , Y . i ff
ww ..,. F
. ,..ll..N..,,,,,.,,gl.i..,. .... W ,.,. , ,.,,, W., ,,., ll,
l J .. 5,
, . ,A
l ,, ,1, ,..d M. M. . ii yi i
,Lp . .,,,:L E .. W l
Y 1 ' 'si' X
N .W ,i X
A. i .1-.li-gi v,,,,k ,l
,--- K lmylnge
is , ,fn , .R
- l. QQ ,
,- f, ff
if .. ,. Je,
X U .
ik, Avi A
- X 1, 14,52-f"' l -r:-.a,Q h.:f- .42
A lrrlllll i l 1 .,.. 57
, W ' 'Q Ti
k ' 4 .4 . .S . 'A M, A
,ia V E , ii A V?
' l f ii L l ' if
' wi ' l R ,f",'? fi Q L
J K 1471 1,12 K rx., K gf .---- f.--- X .. -
U iyyi , i .
A I' -
'M . N Q A , .-NN 4 E A ,
' ' 1 1 i 4 i V N.
X Q 7 ,, ,r if T2 ,
Alex Aguilar i l
llllclrllln Bwlilifill l
Sherrlaifeleard l l
Alice Cruz ,
,,.,,,.f,.,., ,,.,, ,,,. , ,,,,,, . ,,,,. ,, , ,, ,,,,, ,,,, Y ,,,, , , ,, ,. , . ., I- --.I I ' -
:www :, W,,Q-1.1,nfbgkfkzk,--,--'S1Lv Q ,yX,-,'J ,-, ,-S, ,5xX,,fQ.f7X, ,-1,--, .f,,Qwx.J ,,X,,f , 15,4 f f-,.-fxyf-,.-WU ,gf , vw, , , , M, , , ,U ,W.,k, bf f f M., ,mf ,X 1 , X .. V V, -,X ., W XM , ,, , ,W , , X, A , , . , ,, , ,K
CLASS OF 1982
ri A X
te- '- -.i
X 'V '
sk' Q ' il " n
I A gg A
. ge, W t iq!
c Q, R
, J, A
,QM st -
A aso f A
Leigh Ann Collins
Darrell Harton it
r 3 ' fl
ix . L .
2 ' '
?. Key. . tg
CLASS OF 1982
. K Iilizil I r
' - 5 12, N' V K. ,-
A - f ir' ee ' I
. -, rl, tlt ierr I it JL A
' 9 iz?-
V, W, me A at
irii ':" .. ..r kj. I V k g,..,. I ,
I " - . .V
ii' ii-r' . .
M i -- r1-st
5 , Ag' E5 5' f. 'Af'
:xl I-Q , ' rf-1 Q Y wa,
fix ' -at , Q- '
Er' -." 5 , , ...V A..
my r- rr,
l SS :if -1 23" :?" :"k , -if
am . a re
3 . ,. A 2 w if
I ' i ,R A x. ...M
r - .E , , S it ..:: Q i 1'-1
r. A W If -W , Q K X new . A x W SQ ..
. - Lf ,, -5 as K -' i . ,, K at
CLASS OF 1982
X 1E-- A 2 M
i FW ' ri...
i an --
si 'ff 15
. sss ,, l
, Q, X
x N x
iii 5 2
N X if
s N' M
3 A - . X ..
Q , ... Q2 " 'Q ' 3
, - 1 5 - A-...ks f.
Qm.. - J A 'WX
MN. i -iw-
' W' eh
Darlene Thompson i K., .,:. C.
Janie Tovar i
i XX eese ll, , M 1
' , iw.
'ld' Y it
, is 34? Ls P ,, iii
Jr' '-e 5 i
t e OF
J gf L iw ta
t tit it C
'K Q L. SX f at 5 .1
X' 'X lx' A C' C 'WWE
eye C E 4 ug , hw '
V xxk. i t
I .e -N - .. ey,
ii it . , , K K
, is ,Q
. "gf -I N
Q ,,, I
- L af
it f ,f r
- .vi 1 no
ge? er ase W " xt tu, WW
t , ki ttt F as
Y E Q x
si? we Q
mf ,,m--1.r.:.',.'..-- -,
FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS
up up nn 1
Pafrna ' ViCe'preSident Mark Kfpec , President
Genia Kama - Secretary
Jerry Price - Treasurer
-W W -
CLASS OF 1983
1-- ' iti 'J
1, f, f L:" ' " ' i
, ' M VV 5 V,.j1 QV , 5 A Q V 173 I I I
'f '.,, s . ,, ""
, ' V ,
H Y iw 'V - ,,,: ff
J J J gee! it J .af 1 'V
"My" is i' 1 45453 , , V
r V 3 , ..,, X i, -3 -'
ig' ,.,, ,- J ,izf ' . ,,,. .-'Q " ,
V, ,,Q ,V W tw,
1 if ' Q Y,,'
44 ' M .,
' , , '
"1 ' Zi
V ,. B - J i J V ini V ,V
V ,V A ,,,, .
A .t t
Al V M' ..VVV' 1 -
n as V. VW ri V
iiry J' 9
:iii ' ' gi, f" ,. l , -
H V , ,,. , A K VV Q A
,. i J .
4-i ' nv' Qi
- Q Mg r
14 ,,,,. 1' 1 -
J gk ir J M V3
' , r 'I"' i
., U J '
V 4 V , 'Xb 'J A I J"lxz th, with
La Shun Bellard
Billie Jo Borak
James R. Dornak
James V, Dornak
Jo Ann Flores
CLASS OF 1983
CLASS OF I 983
C .S U
Manuel Monoz Jr,
Jo Lynne McDonald
1, T' i
W, H 1
' '1j,,':gf.. f' -.
, , ' -' ,T
,V W We
CLASS OF 1983
fm zwalmw 'r
,,F'1 ,, glmygif HW
K " "Jai rw
CLASS OF 1983
C I' II I 'I' I
V mx X 'J .
W NL -I
, .4 , an
.A K bg
W i .
ff X - K
-,ff2.w1Usg,y5f Q ffsj -a.. 5 ---- x Hx
fi' " 4: V X
iw ' -if lQ'i5f,A.3 Q- f .lf .,.
, 92? Q
'f 'iff -5? jg 'Aff' ' 'V
The 1979 Fighting Bicebirds ended
their season with a victory over the
Port Lavaca Sandcrabs. The 'Birds
had a trying season and ended the
year with a 9-1 record. John Drapela
and Mike Foster were named to the
All-District team with Johnny Ceasar,
Barry Smith and Troy Washington
coming in as Honorable Mentions.
Barry Smith was also named 25-AAAA
Sophomore ofthe Year.
"Here comes the 1979 Fighting Rioebirdsf'
Glenn Harton and Fred Barnes combine for a great play. Coach Grogan talks the plays Ove, with Garland Berry-
HUME ll ll waeroks
1' an ,E its t
-n-.,,,.. an oassnaia 5 -an
Lett to Flight, Bottom Bow: Manager - Kenneth Krauskropf, Mark Foegelle, Felton Price, Jerry Williams, John Humphrey, Garland Berry,
Chris Kocurek, Russell Wilson, Fred Ceasar, Manager - Neil Bothbauer. Middle Row: Coach Sidney Baker, L. J. Triska, Mike Helmcamp,
Jimmy Hall, Tommy Capak, Clint Henderson, John Drapela, Barry Smith, Al Otradovsky, Darrell Harton, Mike Foster, James Bartosh, Jeff
Vrana, Coach Gerald Grogan. Back Row: Coach Gene Kana, Lewis Bradshaw, Donnie Edwards, John Thane, Fred Barnes, John Ceasar,
Glenn Harton, Travis Hadash, Troy Washington, Darryl Wigginton, Lloyd Aldridge, O'Neal Hardeway, Head Coach Buzzy Keith.
SMITH VOTED Q5-AAAA
SOPHONIORE OF THE YEAR
.rf 1 I
1 ich AEM
Q' usd vf '
rg Wv fn
- Ricebirds make a great offensuv
,-, 1 ':":
. 2 . L .rrttvv . .,...
4 , fIf,:':
+-f: - .f
A 1 lnnll
1 iisee rillii
iiv f 1 it
Qfsr, X,,,.,, ky
if O Brazoswood 12
1 6 Lamar 26
6 Stroman 12
22 Calhoun 31
Anthony Ruiz C161 receives a pass. The Ricebirds kick off to their opponents.
,, ,V nv
Alex Ouinonez C355 prepares to throw the ball. Dickie George C625 makes a tackle.
1 , "
' " I BANK
HOME ll ll visirons
1 'Down BallOnll L A -
Bottom Row, L to R: Hubert Bryant, Billy Youngblood, Daniel Benavidez, Kirk Houston, Robert Montalvo, Mario Jasso, Victor Sodia, David
Marcaurele. Middle Row: Darryl Novak, Roy Washington, John Garza, Todd Kocian, Duane Farthing, Paul Blumrick, Frank Ceasar, Dickie
George, Allen Klatt, Michael Reck, Ronny Rawlinson, Ronnie Johnson, Glenn Nohavitza. Top Row: Coach Campbell, Douglas Ondrias,
Karl Krauskopl, Travis Sherill, Joe Soliz, Binky Drapela, Alex Quinonez, Marty Galicia, Thomas Washington, James Blackwell, Gardell Hol-
loway, Coach Allen.
Flicebirds show their fantastic blocking techniques.
Todd Kocian helps on the sidelines.
'VNS , as
, 3, my
svfi , . Widzw
.tw KC 4 ., .f
kseS,w-k,,p-ss .N S- 51. .,
The tired, outwinded Ricebirds retire to the locker room.
tmcsw-fi 4 W. A
avi'-Wea. 4 .
Alex Ouinonez C355 makes more yardage.
r ,, "
X . X
l .- 4 3 ' .I ,j.f,.g :.., If",....f. H
'ft it il Karl Krauskopf C893 and Glenn Nohavitza C345 look on with suspense.
i in 't i k' i at
t u A' .pa 4-
A Gweld H
F if K
'Q L - I
Kirk Houston C803 says "It's my football!" "Hold that Line"'
7 E E ' I W
EC , X Opponent
0 Wh y T l , 3,, W
A s it rrrri it , ,
Westly biiit L V
,riff f ' ' v ,-,,, , ,, 5
-"L 3 -"'
l it r,,r,
WJ A' "-"' fW,f,:':::'m::m 1 ' "' WWW il. V
1 " ' """' 3
f "', ,ww e ,,,, as f"' f f He? WWW ,,,,, M m ' 'ir
Greg Swoboda fl U makes a tackle. Wade David C825 says, "Look out. Here I come!"
Clyde Gary C333 makes yardage for the Birds, Harold Goodall 1455 jumps high for the ball.
HOME ll ll VESEIURS ,
5' 'fn S ur- ,l ,
Q.. .-. HA ii is .Nav '-
Bottom Row, L to R: Lonell Roberts, Carlos Longoria, Cullen Wilson, Wayne Luco, Edward Farthing, Gerald Salinas, Kyle Nohavitza, Tim
Parma, Darryl Krpec, Glen Borak, Greg Swoboda, James Novak, Craig Myers, Gerald Robinson. Middle Row: Randy Hailey, Michael Gro-
gan,.Edmund Weinheimer, Chris Hajovsky, James Hinojosa, Pat Krpec, Brady Wilkins, Wade David, Booker Runnels, Mel Rasmussen, Joe
Westrich, Darryl Socha, Eddie Escamilla, Byron Greely, Lloyd Haynes, Top Row: Coach Royce Johnson, Coach Joe Mackey, Harold Goo-
dall, Ronnie Starling, Jerry Price, Al Gregurek, Jeff Smith, Ward Nohavitza, Jeff Knebel, Clyde Gary, Brett Nordeen, Tristan Washington,
David Brown, Mark Krpec, Vincent Jordan, Dwayne Daniels, Coach Thomas Goolsby, Coach Eddie Miranda.
Ricebird defense corners an opponent.
victoria as 8
AUQIBTOYP e .ee eee 3 M s to 28.
lf ene eeeeeee 6 .Bay City eeee ee,
e eee he siic neeeee
QC ee n Q Lafnaf ' C
,51t4m C enee e me Stmmans m ee ,
Clyde Gary C333 tries to decide which way to go.
Team members look on Wim Suspense. Tristan Washington C1 33 carries the ball for more yardage,
Chris Hajovsky C1 63 quarterbacks for the Birds,
Ward Nohavitza C663 prepares to tackle his opponent.
, ,.. 1
Pat Krpec C143 holds the ball as Michael Grogan C413 kicks.
..,.E.. , ,Zz
The Ricebirds make one of their fantastic tackles.
Throughout the 1979-80 bas-
ketball season, the Fiicebird Cag-
ers tallied up a record of 18 wins
and 11 losses. In addition, they
took first place in the El Campo
Tournament and second place in
the Victoria Tournament. Under
the leadership of Coach Craig,
the Ricebirds posted a district
record of 4 wins and 6 losses.
1979-80 Varsity Basketball
i-1 it iiiii it
, ,'it ttt it-ii't Q 9 . 1
. 5 -W iil, -I sii, f iii,t t,ii, . ,,,ii,i .W
' " 4',W ,,,, - A f i' .L "' X 'R "QM
ij QigZ. y ty.t,fW4,.,aW.,-MQ.. 'Wigan-QW-ff 42
1 N .F ,j
i,'- ili' i X l , . iii"
A 1 1 iii ssii
T. , . Mtv fr
,"'. 1 L... ,,,,,, L ,,,, u -- V Z?
stt f .
1 N '5-
Flicebirds warm-up before a big game. Kenneth Poncik watches the ball very closely.
Darnell Cash does his best to score for EI
Sammy Tyler puts the ball up for two
Ricky Cash displays his ability to shoot
the ball under pressure.
From the Ricebird team, three
members were named to the all-
district squad. Returning letter-
T 7 man Mark Williams was selected
as a first team member. ln addi-
tion, two cagers were placed on
the second team. Ricky Cash,
three year Ietterman, was one
member and Darnell Cash, sec-
ond year letterman, was the
other. This is a means for recog-
nizing players for their efforts
and achievements throughout
Head Coach - Bobby Craig
Assistant Coach - John Allen
. -7 ----t
if 1 kip- WFS- --.E Q
'fi' iff ' ,
fx X i
Q Q E? it
X Q s ti
CAGER9 DRIBBLE ON T0 VICTORY
. 5352. .
f -... . .Fir-1 . Q
The Freshmen Boys Bas-
ketball teams had an out-
standing season. The
Freshmen A team had a
record of thirteen wins and
nine losses and the Fresh-
men B team had a record of
six wins and six losses. The
teams are coached by E.
From L. to B., Bottom Bow: Gilbret Brigham, Greg Swoboda, Joe Westrich, Tim Parma, Wade
David, Joskie Jenkins, Stephen Hernandez, Victor Cook, Michael Grogan. Top Bow: Todd Mick-
elson, Booker Flunnels, Harold Goodall, Clyde Gary, Jeff Kneble, AI Gregurek, Gerald Flobinson,
Clarence Young, Coach Miranda,
The Flicebirds battle lor the jump ball. Harold Goodall makes a pertect shot.
, , Wade David puts in one trom the corner.
Greg Swoboda scores two points. Booker Fiunnels drives for a lay-up.
The Sophomore Boys Basket-
ball team had a trying season,
which resulted in a record of ten
wins and nine losses. The team
was coached by G. Grogan.
Coach Grogan talks over some plays for the next half ol the game.
f Q tgp , gf ,gr .T .. s
2 . T 5 2.
- 2. i
erm 155 42 Eze: -:QQ Typ g ain- I ' FS ' lk .65 '
2 f- 1 ..... .E k
' ' "" lib A
- Ft 'X' H A
Q I . lst - -
..... : : -' k - . k -
Blake Henderson shoots quickly before his opponent reaches
Michael Johnson dribbles down court. him
The Ricebirds prepare to steal the ball. Darrell Harton makes a fast lay-up tor two points.
' U .l......,...
From L. to R., Top Row: Kirk Gaines, Bobby Bankston, Mark Johnson, Rodney Vernon,
Blake Henderson, Charles Williams, Kenneth Mican, Troy Washington, Kenny Waters,
Paul Foley, Mike Johnson, and Boy Washington.
Mike Johnson chalks up two points for Rodney Vernon Qoegforalayqjp,
The 1979-80 J.V. Basketball
team had a good season with a
record ot seven wins and tour-
teen losses. The team was
coached by J. Allen.
Qsssss or ,
.. ." .r-,. i-:, ' ' '----
' 1 15l:Qf7' k'LL
Q: -iir il iri'ii . ',i'i
be t ,,,,, p
Mark Johnson attempts a long shot.
,,,, , I
Troy Washington reaches for two points. The Ricebirds showed good teamwork through the whole game.
The 1979-80 Varsity Girls had
a remarkable season. They were
3-1 the first round and 4-O the
second round. To top the season
they were District 25-AAAA
champions. The girls were
coached by Head Coach Patti
Rau and assistant coaches Bar-
bara Buck and Melody Smith,
Their Record was:
EC 37 Victoria 36
EC 57 Stroman 50
EC 35 Brazoswood 36
EC 67 Calhoun 61
EC 51 Victoria 42
EC 48 Stroman 44
, o .: anager, argare c oe man, lane u os, u ri e en on, erry rpec,
EC 32 Brazoswood 29 Lt R M M 13 h I D' Dl h S b'tt F t Sh K
EC 64 Calhoun 60 Bonnie Beard, Carolyn Sanford, Phyllis Williams, Sandra Gary, Manager, Sherri Beard.
Diane Dluhos throws the ball to a team member. Phyllis Williams takes a shot for the basket,
Subritte Fenton shoots for the basket. Subritte Fenton and Diane Dluhos try for the ball.
1 , 4 x
1 ,fs 1 .
k . A-..,gQ:::,i:,g1 ., - . --A-Q - Q, -
- .5 , ,. js
:.Qf -, - 4 L x ,
K 5 rm -.
' Q wpg .ff
. A LX.. .
- ff ..
. . ,-A
A A -1'
an - -k.X A L
f - .mffw ,g ggi
Q.. y Q
A 'PV .. N
1. L 'Nw
. Q, ,i 8
I fa, in
The Varsity Girls played their
hearts out, but were beaten by
Austin Lanier 65-61. All-District
players were named: Carolyn
Sanford - tst Team All-District,
Bonnie Beard - 2nd Team All
District, Subritte Fenton - 2nd
Team All-District, Sandra Gary
- Honorable Mention and Diane
Dluhos - Honorable Mention.
Carolyn Sanford - lst Team All-District
Subritte Fenton - 2nd Team All-District
Sandra Gary - Honorable Mention to
Bonnie Beard - 2nd Team All-District
Diane Dluhos - Honorable Mention to
The Varsity Girls get ready to say their poems about the game. Miss Rau gives me team 3 pep talk'
. s tfwstfix A
r - -as ,tt "
, vt 'Ci
V ,3 LJ5 1845?
5 ' 4' K .
it to ily
MR' hbtthb' . CISfdtIkbtAt'
Qgfelau Qwesaspeec 3 OU e 'Q Thestartersgetreadyforthemainevent, Ljrrigryn an or a Sa OU Usm
Phyllis Wiltiams jumps up high tor the ball, Bonnie Beard reaches high for the toss-up.
J.V. Girls' Scores
24 Victoria 65
26 Stroman 44
22 Brazoswood 56
26 Lamar 41
28 Calhoun 38
15 Victoria 62
33 Stroman 51
32 Brazoswood 27
25 Lamar 35
28 Calhoun 41
61 Lanier 65
Sonja Cantu dribbles down the court.
Rhonda Stokes tights tor the ball.
Bottom Flow, L-R: Tracy Steward, Annie Cash, Sandra Simmons, Brenda Ermis, Sonja Cantu. Top Row, L-R: Rhonda
Stokes, Alfrecla Marshal, Lorressia Allen, Amy Hailey, Lori Triska.
Annie Cash throws to a teammate. Lori Triska shoots a freethrow.
Lorressia Allen makes two for the Birds. Amy Hailey looks for a teammate,
. s" , We 'ta k
W 3' F
Bottom Row L R Debbie Salazar Linda Hood Gay Hoflman. Top Row, L-Ft: Amy Rob-
xl f? EE
, ..,,e-- K Vrvvy V WD, I N,,N
.p---' ,-WW NVVVVV V .Q........l",......-
:-:-:f::1':::':'-' . f:':I-E.-9-' Q,QP",.Q,.?:
...M '-s rg, f-W-0--19 -fkf M 5
.. ,, f,, ,Wf.,""5""' ,
A 1, I VVKL, VV -1 .--
Tanya Gillis shoots tor two Terri Keith makes two more.
Freshmen Girls' Scores
33 Calhoun 29
48 Brazoswood 33
29 Stroman 41
42 Brazosvvood 31
26 Victoria 42
29 Stroman 42
1 7 Brazoswood 20
36 Lamar 38
28 Calhoun 9
20 Victoria 32
19 Stroman 38
19 Brazosvvood 22
17 Lamar 43
"l' V .,,.
4' 27.-fw.1-1 4
M .,,, "fa fy 9 V
lmil M 1 f VJ J W
, 1 K, f
' M.. if 1'
W ",, K, I
Debbie Salazar dribbles to the basket.
Samatha Sanford lumps to get control of Amy Robbins gets ready to pass the ball. Gay Hoffman jumps for two,
During the 1979-80 volleyball T
season, the girls had a very
impressive season. They ended
up with a 14-5 win-lost record. ln
addition, they won a first place
trophy in the EI Campo tourna-
ment, Consolation at the Edna
tournament, and a second place
trophy at the Palacious tourna-
ment. Three members were
named all-district. They were
Tina l-lajovsky, Rena l-llavaty,
and Janice Berkovsky.
Janice Berkovskyreturnsaserve. Sherry KYDGC diSD'aYS nel 3bi'itY to
"bump" a ball.
Melaudy Stavinoha illustrates perfect Rena Hlavaty demonstrates the team's Teammates back Donna Marek as she
form. expertise. sets up a point.
Melaudy Stavinoha allows Tina Hajovsky to return the serve, Coach Holesovsky looks on as the girls warm up.
1979-80 Varsity Volleyball
Donna Ortiz prays she won't miss this
Carri Myers sets up a ball for Sherry
Carri Myers is up in the air over her per-
Front Bow: Adrain Baylor, Donna Marek,
Carri Myers, Rena Hlavaty, Belinda Hube-
nak, Donna Ortiz. Back Bow: Sherrie
Beard, Daphne Dennis, Tina Hajovsky,
Coach M. Holesovski, Janice Berkovsky,
Sherry Krpec, Melaudy Stavinoha, Man-
ager Serena Goetsch.
V , I Q.. '
Belinda Hubenak bends over backwards
to return a volley.
Sherrie Beard rushes to assist Donna Marek,
- 1 sffiffiiiwigi 235522555 vw 5553?
2 1 :Q -7. n ' mx.. 'Z 15 I'
- 2 i 7 K i Q ssl .1 N
3 s s i s K
, . ,
2 l 7 s
Q, ' K Q lg Q
e K if E 7
,sg Z E 7 s
S W .
. i ,i, i .
if t .
I vp t 5 'if l X 22' .. ,sz 1
saw: 5 1 .ef-fi5s,1:ff'w1533:i:f:s.t -Za . i . i. !
E: ii :',5,,..:, - - -K. 'SX tg
2..ME'f? J11 A23ssl l'EiFi:21f1rff.gw4i11i'ff -- Q'-if T2 3 2
X 1 4 -
iid s rn -
- --" L-
3- -f - 5
M i - f . f
--f- s. f i .- .Ss
--ESE 'I' gl .:- NSN N R Q 1.2
-- 11 . t K 2, V- ,,-- 'KM
, ..,, me .
, - 2,
K K K t
1979-80 Junior Varsity
Rhonda Stokes skillfully returns a serve. Brenda Kresta is prepared to hit the ball.
rr,KK,rr KKKKM KrrKKKKKK i rKK,,. ,,KK M KKKK W KKKKK,,r r,rKK, K K is
i ,.:, y
Cindy Horton delivers a powerful serve.
Tijuana Hensley "sets up" the ball per- Bonnie Beard moves with aggressive-
The Freshman team ot
1979-80 worked very hard
to perfect their technique
and master the t skills ol the
sport. With the assistance
of Coach Mickl Holesovsky
the girls wound up the sea-
son with "flying colors."
Tearnmates admire Amy Robb
,, .. , MH-
Terri Kieth concentrates on her form Brigetta Bennet executes a powerful Sylvia De Leon yells Oh No'
,. -f,,,,,, tw- Z,,M,7 A
- 35 1 wtf V ri " ,
1' wx. 1' ' ' - , 1' ,, ,, ,,,,, ,. ,, f
" Q ----f A ' -- 1 ,I
U , lz X, :,.., :.A M, ..W.,M V, .
. ,,, ,, A-, .. I ,MVP , J ,, V , I WW A..
"" WW 'W-15?iV'ss, ff W ' i 'a """"""'f f A MWWV' ' A MW
, ,, 'WW , .....,,....,,,,..,,, , B- F V
V - ,,. ,,,. .wmiygmw "
, f'ff'W"' 'f ,I
if - -gre, vga fu ff"' Wag, Wwnlwwafggaamwn H f--- MW W
, V- I
4, E2 V VT' 'KL
" v 'nhl ww V, ., f f:myy,,gMi'YtQiEEEi '1,r 77,,Zff,,,,'El
I ff he ,fff1
, . 'ta .
it ' " if A
year' the Varsity Base- - M ..,,.a.Q ttk V , .:.' 2.,,' ,.'
ball team started the district tttt
competition with a tirst-round it ihtt tttt
win and tied with Victoria for I t
the District 25-AAAA Title. All Q i isssss risss r :ittf
District Players were: tst team i ii ' .. ' C .
- Mark Kotulek, Keith Puste- 'N X R iif :Q, A
jovsky, Jerome Dorotik. 2nd rirrtt it
team - Keith Pustejovsky, ""'
Gary KVDGCI l33ffY Smith- Qzi Honorable Mentions - Ken-
meth Poncik' Kenneth
Hadash, Darrell Harton, Chris iiigii li Q
Pustejovsky. i7iYlli l iill 'f
A i srr ttss
A varsity player positions to bunt.
,, iff ffff ,A ,fm time .srrrE,r,'.::f,,,,
1, ,,,,,..,,, ,, ,,,, .,.. 1 .,,,, t..N,, J,-,,f
,tt , '.iI"tfE?jl 'f 1- "Hi 'I ' rzftfitatiiaiaze 1.
Q T Haj, " , . ,, 'l'lF:""'T 'EE , " s,,,,if5lliWff3iiLI"ffc
- .. , J W. t.,, t..,,,,,, ,t W, ,,,, . ,,,: ,, .,,,
Kenneth Hadash waits for the outcome ot
, f , ii
A Fticebird slides into base. The team cheers on a runner coming home.
at E A
, ,ttt if J
Front Row: Chris Pustejovsky, John Humphreys, Fredrick Caesar, Keith Pustejovsky,
Mark Kotulek, Jerome Dorotik, Kevin Green, Neil Ftothbauer. Back Row: Coach Joe
Mackey, Alex Wied, Barry Smith, Glen Nohavitza, Kenneth Poncik, Gary Krpec, Darrell
Horton, Kenneth Hadash, Coach Ed Campbell.
Mark Kotulek gets in position to pitch.
W rirrtt it rriri i,
The team crowds in tor a pep talk. Kenneth Poncik gets ready for the ball,
Darrell Harton awaits the ball at shortstop. Barry Smith displays outstanding batting skill.
t l --....-P
l . .
i A I ' ll '
. . tg
. -- 1 4 W..
M , ,M -1 i k,..' X"
L f l K - .
it NX r
...sf-4 sl- nl? F ' t
We .g X 3
t 1 ees r W t
. ,, K i ig-E: .k,k,.k 1:.:l3gi:igZii , K. v- ,
-. A X
.s If K 3. 53 3 ' iw h A K K K
. 5. ff 8 J- m:i.x,,t: g3! : ES .. dwa whmwiw XXN, Q Ng 5 ,
" ' , R
f - Q 1 ...,.
f .. , 1, 5 i X X x.
. f. tl twiinqei giigsf
n - S
Kenneth l-ladash attempts to tag a runner out at second. Keith Pustejovsky is caught in pitching action.
Mark Kotulek delivers a fast ball.
The team talks over plays at practice.
A Flicebird waits for the pitch. Kenneth Poncik watches for the pitch.
Coach Campbell watches the 'Birds play.
.w':z5ai1- f , .
, ' '
" - I f
- , Q
K , , in .V .,,i ,.,., , . L.
Jerome Dorotik makes a dash for
Coach leaves the mound after a talk
25-AAAA MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
' x ,,
-r 4 ' 1
The Junior Varsity baseball players
had an unpredictable season. Under
the direction of Coach Goolsby, the
boys practiced hard and put forth
good effort in each game they played.
Frankie Ceasar makes it safely to sec
A Fticebird player prepares to hit a home run.
Top Row: Troy Washington, Duane Farthing, Oscar Vasquez, Brian Rasmussen, Eric
Goeler, Mark Foegelle, Roy Washington, Frankie Ceasar, John Garza, Jeff Socha,
Scotter Vaclavick, Jeff Knebel. Bottom Row: Clyde Gary, Daryl Socha, Tim Parma,
Booker Runnels, Greg Swoboda, Kirk Houston, Eusebio Hernandez, Mario Hasso,
ond base- ' Mark Foegelle runs for third
Mario Valderas throws a strike. Daryl Socha waits for the next hit
Jeff Socha prepares to steal
The Sophomores were coached by
Ray Goolsby. Despite the total effort on
their part, they ended the season with an
Mark Krpec concentrates on the game.
Tristian Washington takes his turn at bat.
Mark Krpec puts a runner out at home.
Top Flow: Mark Krpec, Tristian Washington, Kelly Parks. Brett Nordeen, Cullen
Wilson, Darren Pludloff, Victor Garza, Pat Krpec, Scott Howard Bottom Rovvz
Micheal Grogan, Douglas l-lrncir. Daryl Krpec, Mike Kutach, James Dornak,
Charles Quinn, Kyle Nohavitza, Micheal Molina. Ward Nohayitza.
During the 1979-80 golf sea-
son, the boys did well in the vari-
ous tournaments. Their new
coach, Hubert Kaiser did a fine
job at helping the boys game
Todd Mickelson tries for a hole in one. Coach Kaiser
it mx ..,
Front Row, Left to Right: Todd Morris, Kenny Knebel, Daniel Winter. Back Row: Coach
Kaiser, Jett Henderson, Dannie Davidson, Randy Hyden. Not Pictured: Brady Wilkins, Jes- Dannie Davidsgn hits if lightly to make 3
sie Gibson, Todd Mickelson, Slade Hartst. one Under par.
i ' i t
Y .. , Ji r i
it- ' , 1. 113 r "Fi
X M 'A A ' if ".fF,,,,g
-- L 1 T - was 'rrr
,d.d T 'X'
- as, "rr if. fs' I ' ' . r X V - K Q fsys'it-:2:2!2,Q:-wi
--r-- A Q-all 21, gay,
1 X f .fifiim .eff 1x12-X1:1'r:'ifA-ff -. 1 N-M t A X its 'fi--5:
in ffsf,-iliii' 1 'QE' 99.5 . K R 5 SSX I
em :ezef:ev,ef3w::-. s . '- E N Messire.-
iggfeg-P-,g?!?gj3,,.q,,,,g S tin, .Q 7, E X - '
- , ,,',,,:-if ..i5,-cg 5:55 ,EEE i55:'ff,.Z - - sl'-:ki.i:" ' ., P551 W'-'??:. "" 3" EEE? SEE: JK.. 51545:
.- K MXk,,..5fv5,X1 ii" WWIALK ix, ,?ggt5Nq3ggv55?f5QggiiEQi:,,'gL ' ffii v i Y
at ' I
i f X
. , , X
t A , . .. , ,,,, ..
' .. K ' ' 5viE5'fifagi",...--1'i': Ji? E :X m5115555-E-i ali- 3
Todd Morris starts to chip the ball out of the sandtrap. Jeff Henderson tries to make a par. N
-1i?f3Sif'3St2I.l ,. .-
Daniel Winter tapsthe goltball hoping to get ittotne pin. Wiiiie DUiiiViQ OVW me Qfeefi Kenny Kfiebei finds Time TO Smile
for the camera,
ZZ' ' N
izzri ' ' 'Yi
:iii - 'Q t " .
- s,.. ,,- 3
gr: sir: - 44 '
M 'vw 3 .
- - L ' ' L an-Q ..
V X QQ: I iw - -Gif- --N - QQSQQSAWQ
g . , . 1 we :,,.,s,c t 'f f 'jelalj .
. .c ch g , , kk: ,,,, M --ii-, v if X f, ---Rimwvmts
QQ - X V12 + . 1-If K V M -ff :fr-is.
ii "" 7' .X.. ,,,..,,N,t,,a
L -V , .
77 X f f 1 , ' ,,,. E , .....
, , "" "
iq - Q
. t..u,Ww-N - - J .. .umm . 5521
Jessie makes a full swing using a 3 wood. ' "W is
-- 'N' -X -1. mgziytttri-L.e1 .. .
.:. -'M S' K K ire- 5 -
1, P qw ii gi
gi-lQr7!f'f.,.f A' 'W X
-fs "Luft A ,
- wi- ,. Q. X . . Q1"...,'gf'XXsWi .mx .. " 'Z'-1-'-w'1flv su- 'Xin .- - ?9?'ff- 'ww-
. i 1 '
.- ' .W t . -' . 5 i ' ' i if .liffi-, '
. tg , . . i R ,
A " a , Q
X , , g Wt-w k A , fi, Sjfiiifffnf j
-Qsffgtif V fig. R: 1 K ffff
K " ' Wit R ' . f ,i255iFf:tg-1 XSL ' NM K K
'29 ' L 'si zlfmfiiff
, 'i' i 1 ef- '. 4
, . H . it -Ziff, 731,-iaswt. f Jax? g4'jqj-gfyljaggf.-fx K
, . 1 t g ' an . n u
- -Fi S f -A
K . 1 Q
' .. . 8 i I ....
I K ,K N-T' A A If . mtv , K 1
V if gr. ,si .Q '- K r k . . .ju ""' X Q5 Q,iA55'iKifX-,gkggsg
'A 4 i. S. ' . -1 K - 4. K, K X K- --h- -vw vi- xi A.1:.w,, i
to . iemitifiwest it-551, Q at N k , e F'
Slade Hartst perfects the technique to making a good snot, Randy Hayden concentrates about sinking tne putt
El Campo ir2 Players
Terri Tuttle - 212
Anita Wiggington - 220
Sheryl Marke - 233
Missy Collins - 229
Kim Wier- 245
El Campo 111 Players
Gwen Knebel - 222
Bonnie Kacal - 220
Sherri Jo Winter- 225
Gaynell Howell- 234
Shree Gordon - 241
Natalie Trochta -- 283
1979-80 Girls' Golf Team, Bottom, L to R: Bonnie Kacal, Donna Taylor, Lea Strnadel, Kim
Wier, Sheryl Marek. Middle: Natalie Trochta, Gaynell Howell, Anita Wigginglon, Gwen
Knebel. Top: Sherri Jo Winter, Tina Starup, Missy Collins, Shree Gordon.
5'iagig,,l,?'Wf22ft1g,Q -- , " X
Missy Collins Bonnie Kacal
Gaynell Howell Tina Starup
1sif'm',', QA R. ,.
1' X01 f Q .,
iw .x we
- Q. gg,
Q x. ' wr .
+r Fx. -, A Q 5 sung,
-0 g .
Q. J k i. N, xl V J in
K X , , s., -A V Q . 'F I gi:
T a Q . 3 Q
- ' ., ,. ' A M '
"2 I .. ' ' if-'vw---' - ' H, ,fezxlwrx-,wriff-Y" - . '-" -' f 'M-rr.fkpSrr1ff . ,r rLfi'w?My14f-,f,,,,?'i"M"
' f " A
, - A -,,, ' . , ,
- , .I
- 1' '
Ti - . .. , ' f":ef4-fwrfri' 'C+ ' L T
" wwf "' ' fferfmmg , f '
T a , T A
f - -Wai T ' f "-aforz'fwf?1f'- amz, r ' T
Natalre Trochta Dohha Taylor
4 Tffi X Q1
Q U ..., N .2 N,
,, R: ,L
.5 'P ' if ' iij
QA r ,Q nb , T ,
r. 5 . Q' .K N: 4
T 1 LV 4 'R A
K 'V - , - 5 -we K
. K Q .. ,
.-ffj' ,, f-Kr " ,iffkff 52 5 5 fr 7
535991 or 4. Q-
V .,.3f,:N Ac V ,, LL ATM 5 .gi ,
mmf- .., Q1 f 2 gr X I,
5575? T' , ff. ur .Q
if .4 'V ' .,,,-fm' 1. Hifi' 3 K
f Mk x X N 4 4 5'
-f px ss
5 is 4 3
Q , s-
ly' ' 1 1' X
, ww W w
.N ' .
.Q : ..,, ., ,1,w 1 . '??W,.5:3i .Q
M mm--f '1-
Sherri Jo Wihter
N. .. . . uw.. .
i lv A - X 0 3' - ' A4f-f -f'+-- r f "
1- ,. I W ,ff
f' 'wif if N x
fa 4 L
ez 13 W-! N is -r 'J I 'W' .
. W fi '. 'J' ' 6 " , Qin ff ,
lf' 1. fa t . an '
ef 'sf L -S - Q ,Q W,
fa '.x. g 'x . 5 T-,Q . R
,J fx Q . 'E' Q '
.. A VF?
9 Y' 1
4 ' 5 R51
The Grr1's Team relax after a hard days work
N29 s i
x X.. . .. ':.,- . M sl!-'U "'- H
- t F , PNC
. s .ef F . ns- f' ' ' F f l
s f' .. VX I A A .fi " V 3 h D '
g ft, F, 'X ,F g W 4 f Q , f t g t. ,
S I X 'V V 4' 4 . " Q ' lg 1. me . ' - -nt .
1 iw 1 I T . I ' ..-if XL . h t . . 79 Qi-.,,,,l -i V.L.L A L , I
si ' S X " ' ? C A A -4 i V ' ff .. . -Q -' ff'
. ' 5 " ' 1 if A ' is X . r K3 Z --:-:-.. ' 7
" ' A X ' ' f ' - 5 f LAI- fn. '
. Q ' X W jf k if A 'Ji I N M ':N" A A
i fp , L I , ' .... 3 . ' F
5' x 6 2, 1 IA 3 ,Q . hi -qv.. ik A , t
- r . ,. W' W M -. , 4-at me I ' I' A
F .. .4-, Msg S
'. ' ' .- . A wax 'FQW' " .-...'
Front Flow, l.. to Ft.: Coach S. Baker, Lloyd Aldridge,
Bobby Bankston, Felix Horta, Daryle Wiggington, Elliot
Cantu, Thomas Washington. Back Flow, L. to Fl.: Marty
Galicia, Felton Price, Jerry Williams, Donald Hill, Jimmy
Hall, O'neal Hardeway, Anton Lockridge, Al Gregurek,
Coach Gene Kana.
Marty Galicia, Felix l-lorta, and Al Gregurek relax
. An. 2 lit
' r:n 1 '
Anton Lockridge takes it straight from the top,
. , 4, r
Bobby Bankston seems to be applying his brakes.
Felton Price leads the pack in the high hurdles competition.
at s .A F
Don Hill strikes a professional pose while nearing the
O'neal Hardeway pertects his style as he nears the tin-
53:22 gig flHHCf1QfT1'gp7Zfg?JO 1 , 25-4A District Champ mile run '79 H A v I
E C H S Hebdrd Holder in 330' H 2. 25-4A District Champ mile run '80 Felton Price tries his best in
HEQEOH Champ - 330 I H - 79 ' 3, E.C.H.S. Record Holder in mile run jump.
' ' 4. 25-4A Cross Country Champion '80
Slate Finalist - 4th - 330 IH. - 79
e1.,.UQ:.m.fWf..WM . 1 V
C i'i' .
.. rfrr T '
' .,... M
Mm-we I,l,, i
Daryle Wiggington shows perfect
Anton Lockridge is up and away!
When Lloyd Aldridge and Jerry Williams get
together, you got something going.
Felix Horta clears the beam in the high jump competition.
htm. , Se f 5, , ,f,.. :wa
2 -" l , ' H . I, ' ' I ,--
1, f" 5 . ' r - 1. I izi' 'VW- 'lif,il:195
Z ' ,S ':"' :',
rrrlrr Mr r, re, lll, '
Gilbert Brigham prepares to hand the baton to Jerry
,- Y W4
Jimmy Hall gains momentum-in throwing the shot-
Mike Helmcamp strives to be first in passing the finish line.
.Xi ,:.:' sgwfl
Charles Williams attempts the high jump.
Left-Bight: Dwayne Daniels, Craig Myers, Byron Greely, Carlos Longoria, Gil-
bert Brigham, and Henry Martinez. Top Row: Coach Boyce Johnson, La Shun
Bellard, Harold Goodall, Clarence Young, Jerry Price, Eddie Escamilla, Gerald
H 1, J
N f . I BLEQXQX2 t A
, B sf " xi"
5 M F .W M
,,,, ' , 5 fisMN.M.i-
. K -M . ,A.X:,t.s..,.., ""'w"' K f
N , was y M , X t
as f . its
f scam- 1' l
Clarence Young flies through the air
' if 'Q
in a long jump,
James Blackwell sends the shotp
ut into orbit.
AI Gregurek leads the relay race after La Shun Bellard makes the hand-oft.
in C . .. ' in Z i ' Q
e s U? . . K ' - 'f -- I ' 'ft .:. .M -
,. :wg-x.'+a,.. X K mi Y : ig-BIT, J, .5 vqsgg,?gN.1L' Q 4. k 1 K
hh.c V ii
. . ,,k: I ll - Sift Q5 -3 A Q - 3, A '
,un fi- i mu P V Mrauq. ' it am -w
N X. r Misa .3-L, is I
1 H Y rQ'l e I A L4--1' vii
1 m A 53.1 it
,Q -- K 5 . Qwfwikt-Avt . ggi- 1,5-
A A C 'iff -X'73i.33fQ-- V- .Q , Wfflk T M5315 X5 C' ..
. I I 'ft ww ' Sf' V
Hubert Bryant barely clears a hurdle.
, ,Q it 9,1 X invtkz, Z Y 5 , -git ,Q 1 K QW ' I
x!?'A.Y',.g?l3'-29fivis1e.i7,:cf':.xf. ' N' .. ' 's .sgiff 5 'vgmfz
Left-Bight: Anthony Ruiz, Allan Judd, Danny Benavidez, Adrian Canales, Hubert
Bryant, and Lester Gillis. Top Bow: Coach Boyce Johnson, James Blackwell, Al
Otradovsky, Clint Henderson, Charles Williams, Mike Helmcamp, Charles
Washington, Gerald Robinson.
The GirI's Track Team, under , T P ,
. . it UQ T T . am , T,,e . :T.L..
the coachrn of Melod Smith xi T T TT ,T
1 "i . J fr .5.r' Tn' TTT- ---------' fftffftei TTitTT:f2rffs,,Q-. .-
- T - 'Lf' ...-. gg, ..--'- ',,'-
and Patti Rau, had a very excrt- - 'TTY
- T - fT fr 1--,. e,., . Tr1TgL:Tf TT-T A-.,,AA ..,t.t Q TT .
ing and successful season. In Q,
- - ' -- . - it .""'WTs W N,,N TITTT gt
district competition, Phyllis Wil- ,T tr rreer
. . .KM TT 1-T rtttt, r,'t,.. T rrrr- ff'
Irams earned second place in the t 2 it T . TTTT TT
rt T' d f' t I T th '-T' . TQ TTIIITT 4 Q
qua ef ffl' G an 'fs Pace 'fl G trrr T .
long jump. In addition, Mollie TTTT f
- - . 'TT" T "tt ATTT 52527 T
Terrell earned first place in the TTTTTTTTTT if , rrt.
Shotput TT trcc
tt. TT.T TTTT
- ,... WT
'--T rzt, Q, TTTTTT T
I ttr 'T ,Trr
. rctr T T T T T TTTT T
Terri Cremeens races toward the finish Dana Wilson struggles for first place.
A ffrf- M 'Q .
lr' T TT .T f ,rrr 'T ,,,t Y '2 Q. ,f ,,,,Vr . .T . LT
rrr, , ,. ,. TT , ,,,T T ,,,, r,.1iT ,,,T':t: :tri TT TT ' -T ,, , , ,T T T .
L TT' T i TTT . t'rr T Trr. tTTTT rrt T T
T ,T T
TTT ' f -r--- T T TTTT tft ,T
,,rr TTT Trr T T fl ,r," 4' '
T ' TTT. K,
it . 1 --fr I P T TTT T " Ti' Wien? ,TTTTTTVTT " W
iam TT, "T' K 'TT' '
., rrr rTt' T T. T rr, '
TTT' I ' -- T ,,,,, , ' TT H", """ "' 5 " Tr-My , f'
I T T " I T T-MM ff , TT T T VVT- "'-"r TT V. YE 'T ,,... T' . . TTTT .
'WT A ., TTT- T 5' it t,r TTT , TTT- .T I
, "hT TTTT
3 TTTTTTT TTTTT
it T'T lllll We
T-we T' 3 T VVV- 1 ., , TTTT . f an
.. M- . . T. , . ,,,, tt.t, . ., , . me . TT . .rw . ., T T ,,,. ..,, ,6... ferr .M ,,, ..v . .. ..
,W W , TTTT TTTTT ,,',,, TTTTT T M T ' ""TTT TT T
fff- ""' LTff T,,,, - fy
, T P V W
T . rrr rrr TTTTTT
,,, . - ,,,,,,, T ,r, ,,,,T , -TTT
Phyllis Williams leaps over the hurdle. Altreda Marshall strives to reach her opponent.
t 1' 1 1 l .wi E I Tf- l--T
Girl's Track Team: Bottom Row CLelt to Righty: Charlotte Charleston, Rhonda Stokes, Dana Wilson, Melissa Miller, Alfreda Marshall. Top
Row CLett to Righty: Theresa Roberts, Phyllis Williams, Coach Melody Smith, Bonnie Beard, Mollie Terrell, Terri Cremeens, Margie Ball,
Coach Patti Rau, Donnetta Hardeway, Mgr.
Theresa Roberts hurls the shotput.
Phyllis Williams engages in a long jump,
M. . A..
Rhonda Stokes accomplishes the long
' "'x,f"' n....,... .
' .s f'7"'T??7' i
ig' 9566? Mai7s:r.'?f ' 'f"'f"E
,,.,Qi V ,wt A ' F' f?
,.,,. zgirs- i A j
Qifs ' 'X
R .ii y xx
my 1 1 .
. e.. . N u
' " .. - 'S
Mollie Terrell receives first place honors. Charlotte Charleston races tor second position.
l 1 ,
X. 7 N it M E
, K ,I --.k.. 3 K
"'- E 45 . A
. -: N ' T " Vi .is
- e - ., furxw-
me--,. ' 9-5 W ' f J - - , a '
V .ami - -. ' , Q, '5
is... - . , j 'I' Q-
, e - , , .,.. t , Q- .
- - --V ,. "
W, ,, .. , , V ..
' g 'w w " yi J
. X f :mm H X -te m.
"' ..f' K a s "4gg,f'ffl.Q ' .
-.Lu a '. '
,.i l N" K - in '
. 'W-Q . 9 ,, mf '
"f sw- ' ' "
Margie Ball and Melissa Miller race
Terri Cremeens attempts to pass her
J me M Q rum if i
,., I V rs? V
x lm uv. , '1 'w , '
, 'f ,Mm 1 V '
K 0 i V M u
' ' ..,.,,J, l
f , Vg .
-, 'V New . I WW
We A 'tif ' 7 if ' wg, " Y , 'iizwv
fig f ffyg gw
..U.,wY -M , gh 'A
NN Zim I fn O if-fgyrgggb ag. Q15
Wmi.u,,llf5P ig! R'.ff:"5.,
,xi ff ' , ,,-: '- H W 4,5 '- tg
8- ,ggidftffwf-vfM,,M,W V,, , GH: W x
, IWMLTI A , ,A V, nw,
Phyllis Williams competes in the long
Darnell Cash shoots for the basket. The Birds have a close game.
'Mr III: i
Varsity gms fight for me ban' Girls volleyball team hasalough game. Sixty Cash Games me Dau down me
J.V. players scramble for the ball. Birds hustle for a touchdown.
JV- QMS Irv for me basket' Carolyn Sanford wants two more points.
Paul Kofron slams the ball over the net.
Diane Dluhos goes up for a lay-up.
' ' .i N . y
Sandra Gary Shoots the Dall J V, player carries the ball lo the goal line.
.. M ..........w-1u..aa-Q
rr .. i it
A -W an
1 X -Y - pf- .gy
Clyde Gary takes it to the hoop.
Sherrie Beard sends the ball up and over
Barry Smith waits for the ball.
n H , Vi H, if 4Z'H5MW"'WmA'
. .,,, fr
With Anthony Cisneros and Clay Wilkins, it is said, "Practice
Deltin Marek runs to return the volley.
, is .... 1, A K
----W .,....,s...g, g mis,,:::.,
. at wsop. was-rg. ,ti m
Greg Neumann keeps the game going by utilizing his tennis tech-
- - ws
5, Q -P t ,-
1 -I f--' ' '
- - ..,. .
K, 1,5-f.,-s.aJ,s...s.t-ff r W JK ,af
With a facial expression, Shelly Priesmeyer hits the tennis ball.
The 1979-80 Tennis Team learned what it takes to knovv the thrill ot victory. The season was not as success-
ful as they would have liked, but much experience was gained tor the returning lettermen as they competed in
many matches and tournaments. Coaches Buck and Krenek encouraged and supported the players through-
out the year. Mark Johnson, a junior, placed third at the West Columbia Tournament and captured consolation
at the Bronham Tourney. Anthony Cisneros, a sophomore, and Robert Lorenzo, a freshman, teamed up as
partners in the West Columbia Tournament to take home consolation trophies in the Boys Double Division.
Robert Lorenzo also represented El Campo High School well by placing second at the District Meet in Rosen-
Mike Martines struggles to get a good hit. Players get lots of practice during the class period.
' f 1?
Patrick Snimek snows his skill. Mary Ftod concentrates on the ball.
Bottom Row: Jeffery Falcon, Patrick Snimek, Shirley Waters, Billie Jo Borak, Mary Rod, James Bacak. Top Flow: Billy Cadriel, James Dor
nak, Robert Lorenzo, Mike Martinez, Noe Puentes.
During the 1979-80 season,
the E.C.l-l.S. coaches helped
many students in various ways.
Our coaches demonstrated good
leadership and set examples of
quality for athletes and students.
Coach Kana in perfect stride.
"Run that by me again."
The coaches look on at the sidelines.
Athletic Director, Head Coach Kieth tells the athletes to prepare for a hard workout.
Coach Grogan shows a bit ot dis-
Coach Allen exclaims that this was not
the right time to take a picture.
Coach Krenek asks, "Tennis anyone?"
Coach Holesovsky makes a light check
"I enjoy posing forthe Camera," "Do you think I have all day to take this picture?" asks Coach Mir-
.. . ,, "Sometimes l sits and think, and some-
Hey you with the basketball, move! times I just SHS.,
Coach Rau throws the basketball
out on the court.
Coach Johnson says, "Now thats good chili when Campbell and Co.
you can stand your crackers up"'
Coach Goolsby keeps up with the
action ot the game.
' C i
. It- W Q,
Coach Kaiser is ready tor his day out
on the golf course.
Coach Buck enjoys victories.
This year's ECHS Band was under the direc-
tion of lvlr. James Marioneaux, Miss Debbie
Brock, and Mr. James Himly. Band members
started their year early by beginning practice
three weeks before school started. Many stu-
dents participated in the District, Region, and
Area Bands. Several students brought home
medals from Solo and Ensemble Contest held
in Victoria. Throughout the year, the band lent
support at football games, pep rallies, contests,
parades, and other activities.
"Carol, I thought I told you not to do that," says Darrell
'-"--W-Q -Mm V., -W t,-,,-,, ,M , W 3
Miss Brock exclaims, "Do not disturb my rehearsal, we need all the
practice we can get."
1 - i - -A
J: J f n: K i ,ig K 1- ki .. : - . .. . 11 .i .L 5, , .sg sags ki t
, ,555 ,V -- K A sg-
' t i - , - 1. -
sift. sf 4 i l
JI S !! M A ,K i, X , 1 tt . , lg ti K:
j , . it 1 F, l-
,. w 3951, as 2Si:vf'l'g:,ss' ,ui,, I-.335
, ,,,,., , I A t .,. , ,
it Q V m i 5 - ing, , i .V -. . .-sl ,- A
Q- X - ' .1 w , .
, ' -" '
- i s ..
Q - J a x , ' - ' , ,. jfs. 521: .k fir'-t:
ECHS drummers have finally got the beat together.
"Everyone step oft on the count of four."
Rose Escalona and Tanya Gillis try to concentrate on the music.
Band students demonstrate different ways of standing at
After working hard all week, band members finally get to dis-
play their performance.
IN VARIOUS ACTIVITIES f
Region Band Members D'Anne Holt was named to the Area Band,
-iggxgif-,H q - f ks,-vm.. 5. .- - S Q ,N M
Lisa Petersen concentrates on playing the Jeanne Rod and Kenny Shanks both can- Gilbert Vela wonders when the con-
vibes. not wait until the song is over. cert will begin.
l l YF'
5 T 1 5 1
V Q ' ,fi
P LBQ in X,
it f 'WPS 62 's
K 2 I 2 'tif f if '
i ' be .gmt i s i-. '
A .. t 1 4 '
lt! Vai ' V. "M K wks .
Miss Brock directs me Stage Band during an assembly Russell Rasmussen gets some last minute practicing done before the
The Stage Band members perform at a school assembly. Members of the Stage Band finally get a chance to
perform at a concert.
Thisryeafs twirlers help
generate spirit during foot-
ball by twirling at
iii ,ef PSD RH'-
'iiesr i it
the twi rlers
Loluiege, where each
brought home a rating of I
on their solos.
Jeanne Rod leads the twirlers in an excel- 1979-80 Twirlersz Bottom, L-R: Tracy Townsend, Head Jeanne Rod, Marsha Treybig. Top:
lent year. Gwen Griffin, Susie Martin, Elizabeth Hoke.
Gwen Gfiffin, TVHCV Townsend. and 3U5i9 Maflifl march with the Marsha Treybig and Elizabeth Hoke show two baton pertection.
, A 7 ,,,, V .
I I I ,, A V, ,.,., , ,, ,W I
M. 4 A ,L X,
The twirlers watch and wait with anticipation. Jeanne Rod and Susie Martin show their burning talents.
Tracy Townsend, Susie Martin, and Jeanne Rod dance with
hoops to "Championshi
. "mf Q ,
W 4,1 My . , Aw H
W K awww,
Elizabeth Hoke performs with a smile. Susie Manm dances to me fight Song'
4 1 0-Q'
Jeanne Flod and Susie Martin wait patiently lor the return ofa
,Pt g T
My ww My 5. ,
The Twirlers thrill the crowd with a fire routine.
ff"'1'f2g,:.x is if f- ff"'fi1f'?"51-wtiii'--ii' i
, is A i, . T. A
4 - .AQBQ5 .. -tg K - ss - 5 psf-sf X
f 1 T...
- his sin'-'.'x ,T '
A N tttb tttt ws W,N",f.
Tracy Townsend smiles as she marches
down the field.
The Potato Heads entertain at a Pep Rally.
The Derby Dolls, under the
direction of Pat Clark, had a busy
season. To start off they partici-
pated in the Muscular Dystrophy
Kick-A-Thon in the l-louston Astr-
oarena. Then they traveled to
Houston to participate in the Gulf
Coast Drill Team Contest where
they received Sweepstakes Hon-
ors. To end the year, the Dolls
traveled to Commerce to partici-
pate in the E.T.S.U. Blue and
Gold Drill Team Contest. There
they received two first and one
second division ratings, The offi-
cers also earned a first division.
lvlrs. Clark was also awarded an
outstanding directors award for
having all straight ones for eight
T ,ii 3 JV T if ifiiy
EZ Ni will 3
if , :Q4 , gh
A W .14
Mary Kay Dornak and Connie Marek rat-
tle their bones to 'Woodchoppers Ball."
As the Derby Dolls kick, they say, "Theres No Business Like Show Business."
Anita Valigura takes time for a snack at
, 5 rvrrwf
Lisa Lutringer shows the flexibility of her
8 5, .' Y 1 gg .vs ' -
Q fc.? -. V T by Q- . f H
C T 1 'Wt 3
, it X -qi t. Q- K 5 ,
5 fr 4? A if Q -gi M
A . Q 9,5 if
- ' . H G 1 ' Y-diff if If
Y N' Q? 1 57' -ll"k-3' X
Q f 'A s' . X .
S W' - , , L tex'
- -. 1 if T - r ff" A
f N ffm' ti ns
sg vw .T ttit - A
' Q ' Q' A ' . A
T b e wi A s s
' Q .
' .ali " if .t
. . . ,L .af 9 X it e . m y I I in
The Dolls illustrate their perfect unity, The Derby Dolls perform a hand routine during the game
The 1979-80 Varsity Cheer-
leaders have done a great job in
providing spirit for this year's
football team. They are: head
cheerleader Bonnie Bergstrom,
senior Ethel Williams, juniors
Laura Johnson and Angie Foltyn,
and also sophomores Leigh Ann
Collins and Joy l-lyden. They are
under the direction ot Miss
. f- -
Leigh Ann Collins ends the cheer with a
Angie Foltyn and Bonnie Bergstrom are
amazed with the response.
K -NLL A A AM? . . t"MH
The Cheerleaders "rise" with spirit,
i lysis i'kk --
it jg ,
, ,,.,. K ' .
- 5. kbkk A ,. . L A-
:iw ts "
i tx is eww!!
xi Y ,
Q if Q, we
W sitwibwl' Y'
x up ss M s
ii-it T ' A ' I t 3
its fr " Ke
Q , rw K K
xx XS" +
f K W
A few ofthe cheerleaders "get on the good loot."
Joy Hyden and Laura Johnson show a lit- Joy Hyden shows added enthusiasm for
tle expression during a cheer. the pep rally,
Bonnie Bergstrom and Leigh Ann Collins provide lots ot spirit. The Cheeneadem begin me pep 'any Wim the school Song'
Laura Johnson takes time to give the Ethel Williams shows spirit during the pep
camera a smile. rally.
Leigh Ann Collins, Bonnie Bergstrom and Angie Foltyn cheer the Ricebirds on to victory. Some ofthe Cheerleaders get together to
build a pyramid.
The 1979-80 Junior Varsity
Cheerleaders cheered at all the
football games and provided lots of
spirit. They are Head - Shree Har-
ris, Genia Kana, D'Anne l-lolt, Sherri
Tenant, Bonnie Waldrop and Becca
Pustejovsky. They are under the
direction of Miss Norma Karlsen.
The Junior Varsity cheerleaders lead spirit at the football game.
D'Anne Holt and Bonnie Waldrop clap to the beat of the cheer.
Top, Left to Right: Ge-nia Kana, Becca Pustejovsky. Standing: D'Anne Holt, Bonnie Wal-
drop, and Sherri Tenant and Sitting: Head Cheerleader- Shree Harris,
, T ' , 4' ,efwfgfvfi """ E?
. .,M'i.j,,1:5502r ,-x:2'if,-','fIf-'ff' gg,
f . 'M " gn
,,.MV5g",,..-w.wf:',,'j,,,,wfff""fj,.,,.-p'v-"' . 1
, ".- 'fr ,,..,.-.--- MW ,qrf,,' ' 1
1, w r L-qawzi.-M'-x..,WM-we ,...H-W A ,gn 'w
1 " ' it ' 'Wi .,
,Nfl -f WW' 'M' .W-fe-"Mft , H1 , r""" .V
. ..,. ,,fg-"'if..K:'fZ.."'1',W'-'V,,r""' 'W S, , Q
5f'y':-Z an W 'iv---"bf -f'.W'f'
ard'--., ini-""vf"""" Y fine-W -V' ' 'ag
-f ff. . cw L4 L........5'r....".....-"' 'LF i T'
A ff-f.. - L'-af usa- -I
.1"'- , -iv-r'-...W . gag
A few ofthe cheerleaders show expression.
Genia Kane, Becca Pustejovsky, D'Anne Holt, and Shree Harris
end a cheer for the basketball team.
SPIRIT THROUGHOUT THE I
Becca Pustejovsky and Sherri Tenant boost the bird's spirit.
. vp 1 , , fp 7
Bonnie Waldrop and Genia Kana lead Fticebird spirit.
'ii . 3, is . V
5 4 'M "4" T i T f i X iiz.
4 -is ' 1 V, f . . K 1- " ,I 'f':: :jg qi '
JL sz , -i 4 - .1 :,..j5 f '::-
,If i - 9' s it -:
Cherie Harris and Genie Kana take a time out from cheering. The Cheerleaders build a pyramid to help support the birds.
The J.V. Cheerleaders help provide spirit
Becca Pustejovsky and Cherie Harris
show a little expression.
Genia Kana gives a lar away look when
she sees the score,
The Senior class cheers for the last time.
The faculty cheers the birds on to victory,
Fired up, Fired up, up, up!
Michael Foster gets his debut
Senior boys clap to the beat.
Watch-out! Here we come!
Julida ends another Fiicebird Pep Rally.
THE RICEBIRD'9 SPIRITS
The Choir led a very successful
year by the participation of many of
its members in various activities.
They received many honors and
were represented well at state level.
District, Region, and Area Winners: Front Row, L-R: Paula Winfield, Max Garza, Dellino Moreno, Douglas Hrncir, and
Shelly Priesmeyer, Back Row, L-R: John Cisneros, Daniel Berglund, Ronald Ustynik, Murray Greenwood, and Edward
lst Class Solo and Ensemble Winners: Top Row, L-R: Cindy Nohavitza, Shelly Priesmeyer, Bonnie Beard, Ellen Ely,
Debra Hargrove and Paula Winlield. Bottom Row, l.-R: Ronald Ustynik, John Cisneros, Murray Greenwood, and Daniel
lst Mixed Choir
lst Madrigal Singers: op Ellen Ely, 2nd Madrigal AI Gregu-
and Ronald Ustynik, Middle Row, L-Fl: Delphine Marek, Edward rek, and Shirley Middle Flow, L-B: Tammy Giddens, Brent
Vallejo, and Murray Greenwood. Bottom Bow, L-B: John Cisneros Fruzia, and Yolanda Bufford. Bottom Bow, L-R: Buben O'Canas
and Paul Winfield, and Brenda Kresta.
3rd Madrigal Singers: Top Bow, L-B: Bill Sanders, Todd Michael- State Winnersi L-B: Bonald Ustynik, John Cisneros, Murray
son, and Bobbie Cole. Middle Bow, L-B: Jeffrey Falcon, Yvonne Greenwood, and Edward Vallejo.
Kresta, and Brenda Aaron. Bottom Bow, L-B' Karen Kuhanek and
2nd Mixed Choir
Student Council Officers
Ginger Burger - Secretary
Garland Berry - Vice-President
Greg Parma - President
Teri Lamberth - Treasurer
Senior Class Representatives
This year's ECHO Staff is
made up of 21 young, spirited
Workers dedicated to their
responsibilities, and the making
of a terrific yearbook.
Debbie uses her imagination for a layout.
ECHO members combine their creative ideas.
, 'Q ,VV
Members: Bottom, L-Ft: Debbie Nohavitza, Lynne Sanders, Melinda White, Mary Ann Ziegenhals,
Louise Estrada, Rebecca Galgrdo, Jackie Owens. Top, L-R: Lori Smith, Lisa Dybala, Leah Sanders,
Jeanne Rod, Susie Martin, Lisa Petersenj Susan Hancock, Blanca Martinez, Kelly Janda, Melissa
Seniors show how problems at school get 1 Lisa Works on Cropping a picture
ECHO Photographers: L-R: Darren Rudlott, Virginia Stanclitt, Chris
Fiooker, Arnold Zamazal.
.V .K .S
Lon takes her punishment for messnng up on her pages
Somebody must have turned the gas on Oops there goes hns ear
Lon concentrates on her layouts. Who as Suste thunklng about today'7 Jeanne and Leah catch up on than Work
Lynne funds Susie's captuons amusxng What anothe
A YEAH! Ill'
J' , 5-
The Homecoming week was
highlighted with the Junior mum
workshop and the door decora-
tions contest. The Senior class
was also active in nominating the
Homecoming Queen candidates.
The winners ot the door decora-
tions were Mr. Palt - tirst place,
Coach Mackey - second place,
and Coach Allen - third place.
Rhonda Starling prepares to glitter rib
Elizabeth l-loke and L. J. Trlska show team work in cutting rib- Lea Simadel begins Separ
You don't bring me flowers. "Now Ephraim, it goes like this . .
Mr. Palt's door decoration receives tirst
Junior Class President double checks
"Ll1"rl.l it i
Anita Valigura CLittle Lizzyj wins second
Shree Gordon demonstrates on how to
prepare mum orders.
I . ' CITY iiii ii '
1 i 1 I I -
N L S
4 Q .,... -Q5 ' sfisff
' Ji- ,Q r ti A
. . ' ,L
if s C .iss C
w l . ky,.-- WL Ag .51-Q Q
t ,.,.,fxXX?,,,4 ,
A K AmkAYx V , .Ky I 1 95 SE,
Q ' 4' ,X ...,
i 'X Nj,
,E .1 ,bww K Q 1 -Q S Q
K fW,gw ,
C C gn-life: oios 1 1 r
A . A t.t. is . fi. Q. Z
Coach AIlen's cleverness captures third
Lisa Lamb shows deep concentration in
arranging the mum order.
Darnell Cash learns the tine art ot bagging mums. Anita Wiggington tries to locate a lost mum order,
1979-80 Homecoming Queen
Halftime ceremonies at the EI Campo Homecom-
ing game were climaxed by the crowning ot Jeanne
Ftod as the 1979 Homecoming Queen. She is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Rod. Jeanne was
escorted by her father Mr. Rod and was crowned by
the president of the Student Body, Greg Parma. She
was presented with a bouquet of roses and a charm.
i-ler courtg Chewe Karasek, Mary Aguilar, and Ethel
Williams were also presented with a charm.
This year's annual Powder Puff
Game was highlighted by the
crowning of Garland Berry as Pow-
der Puff King, after the Annual Style
Show. The Junior-Senior team con-
tinued their winning streak with a
30-6 victory over the Freshman and
Sophomore team. The teams were
supported by the Cheerleaders and
Miss Barbie "Boom Boom" Bartosh boo-
gies to the beat.
Shirley Temple Drapela loves her Lollil
Buckwheat Hardeway heads for the hoe-
Joyce Wilson shows us how she went
from flat to fluffy!
Miss Dolly Harton shows us her
Phyllis Diller Kocurek struts his stuff,
Top Bow, L to Pl: Coach Joe Mackey, Donna Luchak, Mary Kay Dornak, Lisa Lutringer,
Bonnie Bergstrom, Serena Goetsch, Wendy Michaelson, Susie Martin, Cheryl Skow,
Donna Preismeyer. Bottom Bow, L to Fl: Coach John Peace, Debra Foster, Beverly
Popp, Jeanette Perkins, Cathy Matthews, Bhonda Starling, Ethel Williams, Rena Hla-
vaty, Alfretta Marshall, Georgia Baca.
is i Muses
Say Fella, Going my way!
Garland Berry is overwhelmed at being crowned king.
32, 245 Uh . .What comes alter that?
I -B - -. .
Top Row, L to R: Coach Royce Johnson, Delna Guajardo, Tina Strarrup, Michelle
Green, Susan Wigginton, Connie Barnes, Irma Miles, Carla Crume, Tereasa Roberts,
Coach Cliff Wenglar Bottom Row. L to R3 Laurie Beaver, Sharon Yockey, Tina Kimbro,
Bunny Aber. Jo Ann Kubicek, Taluana Hensley, Bridgette Strnadel, Cindy Richardson,
Hey! VVho's got the ball?
N- f is.,
. L.. ee t,,,.... 1 '--i- jf'
,.L., , .
-' LV 5 s- 5 5' F "" is lrr' LX" .Ms L K' y ' -QQ. LLL. ', sL" g f "T V : ' it . f
is L . "e-,. we ss - iiee s":
E153 L is 1 W xfi weaa
5- 0 - -C -W i at I ' .W I - i
? wa-fewer? 'scsi 'P l,35n.2f:a fm eeee Hey Coach! Am I running the right way?
DRAMA PRESENTS. "NO OPERA AT
THE 0P'RY HOUSE TONlGHT."
435 g ,
.1 ' 5
f x x g ,gn
-' xx 'ffi ifi?"
Hs' ' 3
is 'ax' 1
1 1 44 ,p A
As a child did you ever dream to be
a nurse, doctor, or an engineer? Well,
the chance was here April 29, 1980 to
gain knowledge and information on
practically any career. Many people
came from as tar as Austin, Texas to
help students better understand the
many job opportunities available.
E.C.l-l.S. girls receive more information on
Students listen and take notes as the consultant explains more about Office Occu
"There are many job opportunities for each one ot you," says the consultant,
-, li c it it
Fast Food Services catch quick attention.
The class listens attentively as the visitor speaks. Like the consultant said, "Select a job you will enjoy doing."
1' !"v i
. ii ... '
g if j t i
tiee L 3' l X
i. . ...
.Lkh 1 mL.L -.
., -. ii' it ,M .L,. gfmiik
i N U
- " I A '
. - vi K kkkkkkk W A 5 , 1.52 gtivyx -kv, iiyfjg
. A -.tif '7t' sf,,1,gst.,,-w-'iw - L
if gs.-it is at f
., Lm.L it -. , P-
mL", -A in . g,
L'.k . , ".. KLL-
- 'KQFYTQ r "Ill M A
--,-: s i-:il-. sf i 4 55. ,M .... I I " ' 'S' :"'is' ,,.'I:P " ' l . :g5Ett
:K - 'L '
'f a 15 My it , 1 ' i - K is in ff V,
Tanya Sparks throws a strike to the next batter.
Brenda Juranek shows her style ot pitching.
Evelyn Alton awaits the next strike ball.
L tr: Irt
. Q Q :L.:
Julia Farrow guards third base for her team.
The team members wait in anticipation for the pitcher to catch the
Some ofthe team members practice before the game
The 1980 Science Fair saw
Virginia Stancliff capture "Best of
Fair" for her project, "Rainbow
of Life." Winners in the local fair
competed in the Regional Sci-
ence Fair where many placed
and received special awards for
Lisa Boone is awarded lst in Behavioral and Social Science.
Virginia Stanclill wins first in Botany.
Virginia Stancliff takes "Best of Fair" award for 1980.
is QEi'3lRi,,?u '-f
koi 1 E
s ,f to it
Greg Swoboda - tsl, Kelly Manis - 2nd, and Kenny Dornak -
3rd in Biochemistry.
Darrell Fox wins lst and Jo Lynne lVlcDonaIdson wins 2nd in
L fl!! 1
ntsuus , y
Lisa Bentley - tst and Edward Vallejo - 2nd in Engineering, Ricky Knesek wrns 1st in Earth and Space Science.
RGDGCCB Brau -131, Paul Kofran - 2V1d, and Olga Vila - 3rd IU Glenn Emghgff Wing first IO Math and Computers,
Medicine and Health.
Murray Greenwood won frrst and Scott Kana won second an Mike Kana - Tst, Angle Foltyn - 2nd, and Steven Staff 3rd tn
,,V, MW ,, -M i
Carol Tomanekreceivesinstructionsfrom Mrs. Hadash, Sheffie Beafd OVGFSGGS Mrs. Hff1Cif'S CIHSS
Yolanda Bufford hems Mrs Bender with his dass' Bonnie Beard assists one of Mrs. Nelsorfs sixth grade students.
Sharon Yockey helps a tirst grader with his project. Yvonne Kresta supervises Mrs, Woods class.
SEEK NEW EXPERIENCES
John Wishert repairs an automatic transmission while working at
Miller Motor Company.
WM!-M4 A L,::
Shari Motal prepares a statement while working at Flioux True
While working at Mickelson's Appliance, Edward Wasek repairs a
Laurie Blumrick fills a pitcher with ice at Garden Villa Nursing
Sisis g i s
rm: - ,. -1 ,'
Pam Vesely and Gary Mican work together at Stanley's.
,, . . V EH .
4 si Q
. K in
s riff? . .ccc
- +,, 1
While working at WCEC, Annette Kaska balances stock cards.
K . ,Kr gi
K mg Q
Q ':" i
Sandra Laxson puts prices on games at Gibsons.
Jesse Valdez takes an order over the phone while working at
Anita McCullough balances accounts while working at TWI.
Brian Kruppa gives a part number over the phone while working at EI
Campo Auto Supply.
1' K .
Lynell Popp and Irma Arrambide check out a customer while working
at Weiner's. ,
Doyle Smidt works on a crankshaft ot an outboard engine while work-
ing at Marine Supply Company,
The 1980 Regional Science fl.
Fair was a great success it Items
because E.C.l-l.S. had many win- 3
ners. Special awards were pre- .
sented to Kelly Manis, Virginia
Stanclift, Ricky Knesek, Lisa
Bentley, Edward Vallejo, Murray i
Greenwood, and Darrel Fox. i
wsmesiwf -. ,
. is . K
- se .
, ---. -iii , . M
4 Q ii' 1221- 1- NY
i i ,
fi.: "ii .
. visit. ., , f . ,-. .. ki, fan
--S" QL Wm VMS iN91l'sN:wfYwvwsviwv:g-x,ws.
...,ig,yis.s -' ' ..
Ricky Knesek, the recipient of the Nasa award also placed 3rd in
the Earth and Space Science division. '
Kelly Manis won 1st in Biochemistry, the Air Force, the U.S. Dept.
ot Interior Certificates and the WCJC scholarship.
oi3isii5'iHiii2oi3o'i' l i
"ii?yei:3 415 1 Q
- --4 Way '
.,it,..c-M A SQQ-ifvs'
,,,,..,h,-f- ww . ., A -
w e .....,.,t..,....-,M , - . -f
in , W , 5
l , f
Edward Vallejo won 2nd in Engineering plus the Jr, Engineering
and Air Force certificates,
Mike Kana won second in Physics,
Murray Greenwood also placed second in Regional in Microbiol-
,V i 3 , 5
it , , ,,,. ,,,,, M H
5 nwmcan fnunn G904?'0f2 no ma
1 and naman:
Rebecca Brad won Honorable Mention in Medicine and Health,
.. W W i
Angie Foltyn won third in Physics.
Darrell Fox also placed lst in Chemistry at Regional and was
awarded the Medical Society and Dept ot Navy certificates
Throughout the year dances
were sponsored by the Student
Council and the city of Ei
Campo. They were held after
every home game in order to
provide entertainment for ECHS
students. This was just one ofthe
many activities enjoyed and
appreciated oy everyone,
Pam Kuretsch and Kenny Dornak show everyone how to do the jitter-bug
Students crowd around the luke box to play their favorite tune, Mike Helcamp says. "i'm sitting this one out
A few guys get a drink during the intermission.
Subritte Fenton spreads a new bit of gossip
Pusher dance to a fast number,
mf R ' ii I
, Q '
s 5 , N, gig, K ..
5 . Y i- -. 11.1 1 ..,.- - i T
1, in g.
1 - 53.
The Barber Shop Quartet is "Seeing Nellie Home." Yolanda Buflord sings a gospel song
Katrine Linseisen and Edwina Franzen serve as M.C.'s.
Proceeds from the National Honor Soci-
ety Talent Show provide scholarships for the
1980 graduating seniors.
,i:.::l:r T Xf'l s
The audience does its part.
This trio harmonizes to "Just When I Needed You Most
TALENT SHOW WINNERS
1 st place Yolanda Bufford
2nd place Barber Shop Quartet
l 3rd place
l 4th place Kelly Janda
Kelly Janda sings "Evergreen,"
"I writelhe songsthat makelhe whole world sing." Yolanda Bufford Sings "I Know What
Prayer Can Do."
5 52 4 .
T if ,
' T i ii
2 T S K
. ' M. A
Kelly Manis says, "What a lovely way lo
The audience wonders if Kelly Manis will survive the bed of nails.
The 1980 Youth Fair and
Exposition started ott with a fan-
tastic parade. We had great
weather and lots of participation
from the student body.
The drum majors and twirlers lead the band through town.
Derby Dolls exhibit their precision as they march.
El Campo students enjoyed riding in the trailride.
ECHS Band paved the way down the streets ot El Campo.
T, ,ii, v
The high school cheerleaders showed their school spirit.
Members of the HERO, FHA Chapter were very active in the
Mr. Knesek shows oft his antique car in the parade.
is A SUCCESS
Laurie Mach plays Princess Leah in a skit performed by Free The Stage Band heldaconcert for the student body
Glenn Emshoft plays a solo on his saxo- Terry Godsey demonstrates perfect bal Harold Wilcoxin acts as an assistant to
Some Seniors watch the magic show with great enthusiasm. The Stage Band shows interest while playing a song
ASSEMBLIES BRING EXCITEMENT
J fi gg
Q-L -rf, My
Four Speech members posted a District 25
AAAA record by placing first in each of the
individual speaking events. Joan Hogan placed
first in poetry reading. Jimmy Hall placed first in
persuasive reading. John Cisneros placed first
in prose reading. Darrell Fox placed first in
informative speaking vvhile Rose Linseisen
placed second and Garland Berry placed
fourth. The Debate team of Katrine Linseisen
and Carri Reed placed fourth.
The One Act Play 'tArsenic and Old Lace"
did not place in district competition. Joan
Hogan and Katrine Linseisen placed on the All-
Star cast. Darrell Fox received honorable men-
tion tothe cast.
l A f 3 5 73 i'll 5? f
Q 2 , as Q 1
1 as gigikix
l A v gt
' f 4 . S K
Mortimer discovers a dead body,
Aunt Abby gives a box of toys to Mr. Brophy, vvho explains that the toys
will be fine.
Aunt Abby replies, "Yes, and dinner is going to be late too."
Aunt Martha and Aunt Abby are peeking through the vvin- Dr. Einstein makes his entrance.
dow to see who is at the door.
PRESENTED T0 TUDE
Jonathan tells the aunts Irral Dr Elnsieln Cwho rs H Dlaslrs surgeon? Is Teddy shows Dr Ernstein a picture of themselves taken at Culebra Cut
responslble for the way hrs face looks
Aunt Abby explains to Teddy when to take the dead body
down to me Panama Gamma Mortimertells Jonathan, "Jonathan, you always were a monsrer
"But do you have to Iook like one9" Mortrrner discovers another body
The German Club, under the
sponsorship of Mr. Paul Soecht-
ing, revealed a dedication to the
German culture. The German
Dancers performed at the Texas
Folklife Festival, the El Campo
Grande Day, the banquet of the
Victoria German Department,
and the New Braunfels Wurst-
fest. The German Club also pre-
sented "A German Christmas."
De' Ann Weimer, Delfin Marek,
Kirk l-louston, Hoby Miller, Carol
Helmcamp, and little Erica
Soechting presented a play by
Bertolt Brecht entitled Der Angs-
burger Kreiderkreis, In a San
Marcos contest, the German
Dancers placed first, and the
play placed second. ln state
competition, the German Danc-
ers placed second, and the play
Mr. Soechting reveals his talent.
German dancers show a unique style,
The German Choir sings Christmas carols
The conclusion of "A German Christmas" brings a curtain call
T0 FAR AWAY PLACES
First place trophy is displayed.
Art Fair Winners from L to Ft: Rau! Garcia, Bruce Jones, Diane
Hernandez, Leslie Jennings, Candy Flores, Back Rowz Daniel
Winter, Duane Farthing, Gary Mican, James Filgreen, Linda
Leslie Jennings, best of fair winner, proudly accepts ner trophy,
' Q E 5
t ' ' 1
Art Fair Winners. Front Row L to R2 Montgomery Pledger, Candy
Flores, Leslie Jennings, Mario Jasso, Back Row Colombus Jonn-
son, Duane Fartning, Gary Mican, James Pitgreen, Linda Estrada
,,. , :Qunwsgf . ---- '- , t , . ., , ,
'if i i
K W 5 135
E f ' .
F. w ss G
In X .,', . ,ihy . ? LLLL 1. M K
,, ..... -'-- " """
, W . .,. 1- N N - ,
i s 1 It IN
2 . , .,... t 1 ,
. '- ' Q -Q'
L! 'HHH ss, L, , E L
FAIR I 980
W2 is E
This year the Sports Banquet was
held April 28 in the high school cat-
eteria. Many awards were given
among those being: Tommy Capak
and Garland Berry - Heart Award,
Most Valuable Player - John
Drapela, Outstanding Linesman -
Mike Foster, Outstanding Back -
Barry Smith. The guest speaker was
Coach Jim Elam of the University of
The guests listened to the presentation of awards.
A ,t.... .
A K whims
The awards were presented to outstanding football players. Angie Foltyn and her date discuss the banquet.
Everyone was enjoying the banquet. John Drapela received the most valuable player award.
Debbie Nohavitza reads the history ofthe German Club.
The band will was read by Kenny Shanks.
Linda Fuller receives an award for German Dancing
Sheryl Marek says, "Here catch!"
Bgnd members prepare re 931. Jeanne Rod receives a stage band "jazz" award.
1980 Prom Chairmen. 1stFtow, Lett to Ftighl Kenn Dornak, Gre Neumann, Dellin Marek, Carl Drozd, Lea Strnadel, Rita Farias, 2nd Ftow: Pam Kuretsch,
itza, Shaia Mills, Amber Allardyce, Terri Larnberth, gonna Taylor ard Row: Sherry Krpec,
Gwen Knebel, Debbie Nohav-
Anne Mahoney, Connie Marek, Angie Foltyn, Mary Ann Kozel.
Denise Juarez shows the technique ot glittering
- 1 311-
'Ji "'X iii...
All work and no play.
Jeanine McDonald lends a helping hand for
a successful prom.
You would not think they were
proud, would you?
Mr. Sevcik gives Mike Helmcamp a few pointers.
N 752 S
Q ,. K
it 1 .
The Student Body President, Greg Parma and his date, Cherye Delfin Marek and Mary Rod stroll happily along.
Karasek led the Grand March ott to Las Vegas.
Rita Farias and Adam Escobedo are happy with the Prom participants show different expressions as they march.
3 5 U
1, W '
Students paraded around the gym until the excitement began. Crossroad South played for the prom goers.
A NIGHT OUT ON THE
Felton Price, Kerry Ward, and Donnie Edwards try their luck for a
f rme it-AQ LeAA .,
9' It .. tt
James Allen and date sit and enjoy the action at the "Desert Inn,"
+ H., .
t 3 E
-4.9! N, 1 l
Prom goers danced to the music provided by "Crossroads
K ,. X '
Jimmy Hall, Deltin Marek, and Tanya Marcaurele take time to rest
before dancing to the next song.
Q 1 , ,ty i
Sherry Krpec and Alex Wied are just one ofa kind. Students danced to the first song dedicated to the Prom Chair-
. , men and the Jr. and Sr. class officers,
CIAIIIIS : FIIN
. F Qi
GERMAN CLUB GERMAN CLUB OFFICERS
FRENCH CLUB FRENCH CLUB OFFICERS
SPANISH CLUB SPANISH CLUB OFFICERS
IN VARIOUS AREAS
c vu.. "Q
xg, .-,- A
5 X3 A ' 8 3'
,Y ., Q1 a 6. 0 0
de. .,-.1-N' -.
, .kk.. ,., ,,xJ
352, ?? f
I 'ff M 'Z
Ty I ff l? 3 A , , ,,
f av If' - I
'I 1 I ' 152
x , . '
" x I
fY:f"V 2, Ifw ffg I fy gf
4 fy? ' 4914
I ' 'WI iw
44 113 14' 15"
55 K 2 1
if 7 1 WI' IfV?i!5J
'W 01W ji gif' I'
K 5 M U '
DISTFIIBUTIVE EDUCATION DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION OFFICEFIS
E , A94
L, L5f.2A"VEL' il-7 I f
V 'VA U ff'
5 fgafi r i
, 5 -
, 'I Q VV avfij'
Q g 'fi ' O
,, if CQ?-Q24 1' -: 5.
nl 1 E M M
1 I 5
YNDUSTRIAL ARTS OEENCERS
N H S.
Qi' if '
h Q 1
SENIORN HS JUNIORN HS
X j ' Q
f X A A L
O E A OFFICEQS
HE B O CLUB
M. L-1 5431
', ,Y ' ,
, ' 'Q '
A :s. .. N ,-
Q ' "' -B A
..:. 1 ' f
O A CLUB
SENIOR CLASS FAVORITES
Greg Parma and Joan Hogan
During the 1979-80 school year, Greg served as
president of the Senior Class, president of the Stu-
dent Body and was a member of the Student Coun-
cil. He was also a member of the National Honor
Society and the marching and concert bands. Greg
was named Best All-Around Senior Boy by the Lions
Club. During her Senior year, Joan was involved in
many speech and drama activities. She was a mem-
ber of the International Thespian Club. Joan was
also named Best All-Around Senior Girl by the Lions
"' . Un- ff '
JUNIOR CLASS FAVORITES
Carl Drozd and Rina Francis
During his Junior year, Carl was treasurer of the
National Honor Society and a member of the Student
Council. He was also a member ofthe Junior Varsity
Football team. Carl was also a prom chairman for the
Junior-Senior Prom. During the 1979-80 school
year, Rina was treasurer of the Junior Class. She
was also a member ot the Student Council.
FRESHMAN CLASS FA VORITES
Mark Krpec and Becca Pustejovsky
Mark was the president of the Fresh-
man Class as well as a member of the
Student Council during the 1979-80
school year. l-le was also a member of the
Freshman Football team and the Sopho-
more Baseball team. Becca, during her
Freshman year, was a member of the
Student Council and a Junior Varsity
SOPHOMORE CLASS FAVORITES
Mike Johnson and Joy Hyden
During the 1979-80 school year, Mike was the
president of the Sophomore Class and a member of
the Student Council. He was also a member of the
Sophomore Basketball team. Joy was the secretary
of the Sophomore Class and a member of the Stu-
dent Council. She was also a Varsity Cheerleader
during the 1979-80 school year.
d Angle Foltyn
Tennis - 1, 2, 3, Choir - 1, 2, 3, 4,
3rd place in E.C.H.S. Science Fair -
1, N.H.S. - 3, 4, T.A.L.A. - 4 Trea-
surer - 4, Science Club - 4, 3rd
place in N.H.S. Talent Show-4.
Band - 1, 2, 3, 4 District Band - 1,
2, 3, 4 Regional Band - 2, 4 U.l.L.
Ensemble Winner - 2, 3 Arion Award
- 4, F.T.A. - 2, French Club -- 3, 4
Academic Achievement in French ll -
4 N.H.S. - 3, 4, T.A.L.A. - 4 Vice
President - 4, Science Club - 4, 3rd
place in N.H.S. Talent Show - 4,
Lion's Club Sweetheart - 4.
Order of the Arrow Club - 1, 2, 3, 4 Vice Chief - 2, 3 Chief - 4,
Select Choir - 1, 2, 3, 4 Madrigal - 2, 3, 4 Barbershop Quartet-
1, 2, 3, 4 All District Choir - 1, 2, 3, 4 All Regional Choir-1,2,3,4
Area Choir-1,2,3,4 T.M.E.A. All-State Choir - 2, 3, 4Texas State
Solo and Ensemble Contest-2,3,4, Hugh O'l3rian Youth Award - 2,
Speech and Drama Club - 2, 3, 4 Parliamentarian - 4 3rd place in
District U.l.L. Persuasive Speaking - 3 International Thespian Soci-
ety - 2, 3, 4, Science Club - 2, 3, 4 1 st place E.C.H.S. Science Fair
and 1st place Regional Science Fair - 3 1st place E.C.H.S. Science
Fair and 2nd place Regional Science Fair - 4, Boys' State - 3, Ger-
man Club -- 3, 4 German Honor Society - 4, Voice of Democracy
3rd place- 3 and 2nd place - 4, Who's Who Among American
High School Students - 3, 4, N.H.S. - 3, 4, National Merit Scholar
- 4, America's Outstanding Names and Faces -- 4, University of
Texas Summer Program in the Biomedical Sciences - 4, Jr. Lion
and Jr. Rotarian - 4.
Select Choir - 1 District Choir - 1
U.l.L. Ensemble Medalist- 1, FHA. -
1, 2 F.H.A. Certificate of Merit- 1, 2nd
place in E.C.H.S. Science Fair- 1,
Speech and Drama Club - 2, 3rd place
in E.C.H.S. Science Fair- 2, Prom
Chairman - 3, Texas Junior Science,
Engineering, and Humanities Symposium
- 3, ECHO Staff- 3, 4, N.H.S. - 3, 4,
Ready Writer's Club - 4 Alternate to
Regional Ready Writing - 4, 4th place in
N.H.S. Talent Show - 4, Best in Czech
Tennis 1, - T.A.L.A. - 2,
4, Certificate of Proficiency
in Typewriting - 3 Certifi-
cate ot Credit in Typewrit-
ing - 3 U.l,L. Typewriting
- 3, Certificate of Profi-
ciency in Shorthand - 4
Certificate ot Credit in
Shorthand - 4 U.l.L.
Shorthand - 4, N.H.S. -
F.H.A.-1, V.l.C.A. -
3 President -- 3, NHS.
- 3, 4, Cosmetology
Club - 3, 4 President
A - 4 Operator's License
if it t
Industrial Arts - 1, Football - 1, 2,
Lion's Club Best All Around - 1, 2, 3,
4, Class Favorite -- 1, 2, 3, 4, Student
Council- 2, 3, 4 Vice President - 3
President - 4, Class President - 2,
3, 4, American Legion Boys' State -
3, Usher for Graduation-3, Band - 3,
4, N.H.S. - 3, 4, DAR. Good Citizen
Award - 4.
F.H.A. - 15 J.V. Cheerleader - 15
Prom Server - 15 District U.l.L. Spell-
ing - 2, 35 Derby Dolls - 2, 3, 4 Jun-
ior Lieutenant- 3 Captain - 45 Miss
El Campo - 35 Graduation Usherette
- 35 N.H.S. -- 3, 45 Student Council
- 3, 45 Choir - 45 Homecoming
Oueen Nominee - 4.
ECHO Staff - 35 N.H.S.
- 3, 45 Spanish Club -
3, 45 Science Club - 4
Outstanding Achiever in
Advanced Science - 4
Student - 4.
Basketball 1 5 Prom Ser-
Vgggg M .aw
F'-5 ---- 'SWE .. 3
. , .... . .I g
gg.. g,g 1 .... .
ver 15 Science Club -
15 French Club - 1 Trea-
surer - 15 Derby Dolls -
2, 3, 45 ECHO Staff - 2, 3,
4 Editor - 3, 45 Prom
Chairman - 35 Graduation
Usherette - 35 N.H.S. -
De' Ann Weimer
Band - 15 Prom Server - 15 Tennis
- 1, 2, 35 Speech and Drama Club -
1, 2 Reporter - 1 Treasurer - 1, 2
Debate - 2 District Debate-2 Region
Ouarter-finalist - 25 Women's Feder-
ation Free Enterprise Contest 1st in
District and Alternate to State - 35
German Club - 3, 4 German Dancing
- 3, 4 German Honor Society -4
Best Actress - 45 Science Club - 3,
4 Chemistry Competition - 3, 45
N.H.S. - 3, 4 President - 45 Texas
Ex Scholarship - 4.
F.H.A.- 1, 2, 4 Secretary - 4, Typing Award -
3, T.A.L.A. - 3, 4 Historian - 3 District V
T.A.L.A. Historian - 4, N.H.S. - 3, 4, O.E.A. -
Choir- 1, T.A.L.A. - 2, German Club
- 2, 3, 4 German Honor Society - 3, 4,
1st place in E.C.H.S. Science Fair - 3,
N.H.S. -3, 4.
Tennis - 1, Prom Server - 1, Science Club
4, Derby Dolls - 2, 3, 4, Prom Chairman -
- 3, 4, ECHO Staff - 4.
Roberta Carol Helmcamp
F.H.A.-1, Band - 1, 2, 3, 4, German Club -
1, 2, 3, 4 Publicity Chairman - 3 President - 4
German Honor Society - 2, 3, 4, N.H.S. - 3, 4,
Who's Who Among American High School Stu-
dents - 3, 4, Who's Who in Foreign Languages
in Texas and Oklahoma High Schools - 3, 4, Sci-
ence Club - 4.
French Awards: L-Ft: Outstanding in French l: Darrel Fox. Outstanding in French ll: Carol Wuthrlch. Outstand- - - . - - -
ing Service in French Club: Carolyn Sanford. Outstanding in French lll: Olga Pena. Outstanding in French I: gg:?ggLTgl'gf:gggn?Cem1'Cate'0'Ou'Stand'n9 Semce as Sw
Erik Goelzer, and Outstanding in French Ill: Jeanine McDonald. '
German Awards: L-Ft: Outstanding in German iz Deltin Marek. German ii: De'Ann Weimer. Ger- Kelly Graves received the Farm Bureau Award.
man Ill: Anne Mahoney. German IV: Ftoberta Helmcamp.
Susan Jones received a certificate tor Outstanding French VOE Awards: L-Ft: 4th place - Scrapbook Area Contest Winner: Amy
I student. Mach. 2nd place - Area Winner in Prepared Verbal Communications:
Ftose Kohutek. 2nd place - Area Winner in Informative Communica-
tions: Rena Hlavaty. 4th place - Scrapbook Area Contest Winner: Ftox-
ON AWARDS DAY
Joan Hogan - Greg Parma
Industrial Arts Award
D'Anne Holt C. Blair - Best in Eng. III
Ready Writing K. Janda - Ready Writing
Industrial Arts State Winners
Industrial Arts Regional Vthnners
GRANTED ON AWARDS DAY
P - KS 6, V
ll Y Mll IVE
. ' '
4 1 4
-IJ-, an N
'k 'vim 'wmv '
, ,, , Z s,.,3,W
' -gf 5
. . , '
I-4 A, .
4' H Xi
5 - i l V- .X
I ' A V' , 'AQ A Lie
s F I 'N"""'
A ' .
. W 1 , W
F' rf Q
yt 1' ,
K x x
Guess who these graduating seniors are Susan Fliha and Carolyn Sanford wait in line,
Sherry Krenek and Vince Mader are
happy to graduate.
Ethel Williams cannot believe she is going
Joe Urbanovsky and Ronald Ustynik are
finally graduates from ECHS.
Chris Kocurek strolls to his place to sit.
One of the many seniors that happily
receives their diploma.
Coach Kana checks roll.
Donna Luco and Kitty Kohn are excited. l
Now here are three happy graduating
Mr. Keinarth prepares the seniors for graduation. The graduates take their seats.
ECHS Honor graduates are recognized.
1980 graduates of ECHS accept their diplomas.
. cW,.:e,M ,,, W , g, ,rw t " if
. ,, Wa.
.ww 1 an
on A',- ,.,, , f
W ., . .
The band provides music forthe commencement exercises.
Lima 'W ' " i "f' U'-' iw' f '- ff'ff5WfM-Wav f ff 71 f,T
l ff" i W
ri ft ' ' " ' '
Senior choir members sing for their last time at ECHS.
WW: H f.,ig,f,,fN
Senior girls pose tor a picture belorecommencement begins. Graduates turn their tassels.
Denise Dean accepts her diploma.
Arthur DeLeon happily marches to his
Brenda Wishert is excited about graduat-
KKK VYL, ,
Stanley Blaha smiles as he accepts his
ww , irrcir. MM' '-lull
Daryl Charbula nervously awaits the
f - sz--A , , ' 1, ww ZW ,,,., ,,,,,,,,,,,m,,.,,,,,,,-,,,,,,,,,,, ,lim ,
To eat or noi to eat!
It's hopeless, totally hopeless!
P K WX' . E
fl -s2' A
a? + b? + c2 : what?2
'f ff 54' W 4
5,7 ,- M.
Sure the dog ate your homework!! Fire? What fire!
Students grin and say "Hi Mom!" "Did you hear the one about. . .?"
Glenna Wilson doesn't have to use a
Two seniors are happy with the thought
of only two months left in school.
No, don't take a picture now, the wind
just blew my hair!
"What's her name Clint?" You can always tell which way the ball is going!
THROUGHOUT, THE YEAR
'fl .4 M
Duane Farthing appears to have had a blue
The odd couple.
Irma Davis puts on a smile while filing
Kim Hays wonders if Coke really
,Q . , fff""' W-V rrvfffr Q , vy,,, L,
James Barlosh has no Worries about his And then gi-ig Said , , ,
Cindy Horton peers happily into a world of her
While Sherri Jo Winter works, others find time to smile for the camera.
Everybody loves alligalors7
"kf1xk3K,' Qi if
or lls l,ii i l
iz :AA A if '
, W s
To two incoming freshmen it seems to be a land of the lost.
Did the meal affect Linda Fullers features'7
Lisa Dybala finds time to waste
during E.C.l-l.O. Staff.
Jeff Vrana is pleased
at what he sees.
Some E.C.H.S students enjoy studying Algebra 2
Freshmen explore their new adventure.
i I "I, jf 5 ilk V is Q
Q t t gt E, l t
as 5, - ,
' rt 1 K E I
gs A-f :m Q: - -X g Bunnyisarnazed.
X .ss so gg, E
., 2 f ,Y
1 Q Wi
, Q, A
Mi' it . Y
Merril tells Pam the facts about going to 4 , , SQiSAni1a?
Phyllis Williamson, Tracy Hovvray, and Lorlessa Allen find mornings a
we l l
f wr ,tt
itll Q 1
2 P ' ' '
Jeff Vavvter tells David Prakta, "l have you covered "
Q. .k,,,- i
Darnell Cash says "What can I
No one would ever knovv Dar'
ren Rudloff is a Houston Oiler
- A my
Ed Allen was born on January 24, 1962 and died
Jn May 22, 1979. Ed participated in a few activities
such as: FFA for two years, and Afro American for
ln sports, he participated in basketball during the
1978-79 school year.
Kevin Faltisek was born on March 20, 1962 and
died on April 28, 1980. Kevin liked boatriding, fish-
ing, crafts, school, and television.
Lynda Munoz was born on December 28, 1962 and
died on August 11, 1979. She was employed at Wein-
lclm calm calm cello cum
i 5- ,
, f 'Xi
f X ,XX
r x -.-
We hope that this yearbook
will help you to better remember
your days at El Campo High
School. Many hours of hard work
were required in order to bring
this yearbook to you. In the
future, we hope that you will be
able to look through this year-
book and be reminded ofthe
happy and pleasant events ot
your school days at El Campo.
The 1979-80 ECHO Staff
, . la
X .. t 1- ,s
. f :X X,
fun 110: 1
llililllllflililllih I.. Inu
fp M993 M
if fp wb
JQJQQCQQW Wi 35,1
OWXDM Jwwja' Qygijgffb A
Suggestions in the El Campo High School - Echo Yearbook (El Campo, TX) collection:
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today!
Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly!
Are you planning a reunion and need assistance? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.
Material on this website is protected by copyright laws of the United States and international treaties.
No protected images or material on this website may be copied or printed without express authorization.