El Paso High School - Cometeer Yearbook (El Paso, IL)

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CometeerT MEMORIES PRESSED BETWEEN THE PAGES OF OUR TIMES As we near the end of our Senior year, we begin to realize that soon many of the things we take for granted will be no more—the spirited games, the weekend parties and the hated semester exams will soon be memories of the past. Next year we will go our separate ways, many of us never to see one another again. Now is the time for us to stop and look back on these memories— laugh at the good times, weigh the bad, remember the joys and the sorrows and reflect on our days at El Paso High School. So remember: Life goes by so fast, Stop for a moment---- And Reflect. 2ADMINISTRATION FACULTYBoard Of Education WALLACE ETCH-ESON, Pres., JOHN SUTTON, Secty., MELVIN MORELAND, DONALD ZIMMERMAN, GENE WILKEY, MONTE LINDSEY, GILBERT KAUFMAN. MRS. MORRIS--Secretary to Mr. MRS. TIPLER—Secretary to Mr. Hadfield. Hadfield. MRS. HOCKER--Secretary to Mr. Kays.ELLEN BESSE Librarian "Libraries are not made, they grow. LINDA HAGEMAN Art "Art is the wisdom of genius." MICHAEL GROSE Counselor "From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs." CAROL STILES English II, III "Diligence is the mother of good fortune. " DONITA WAGNER English III, IV and Speech "Thought alone, is eternal." RONALD KRAMME English I, History, Civics "Knowledge is power. " 5WILLIAM HERTEL Band "The more you love music, the more music you love. " RUSSELL SEATON Chorus "He is never less at leisure than when at leisure." CRAIG KING Mathematics "Without haste, but without rest. 6 MELODY McKAY Foreign Language "Love makes the world go 'round.SYLVIA BANKS Business "Something attempted, something done. " VIRGINIA BROWN Home Economics "Nothing can be produced out of nothing. " DONALD CARKHUFF Industrial Arts "It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness. " DAVID WANTLAND Agriculture, Industrial Arts "Little by little does the trick. " 7 MARGARET HANKEY Commerce "Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. "ELDO ROY Chemistry, Physics "Science is the literature of truth. " MARGARET HEISER Biology, Physical Science "Nothing is rarer than real goodness. " WILLIAM WOLF and Student Teacher Driver Education, Basketball Coach "All is well that ends well. " JEAN RODGERS Girls’ P.E. "Patience is the art of hoping. " SAM WADSWORTH Boys' P.E., Football Coach "One for all, all for one. "MRS. SCHULER School Nurse "Some remedies are worse than the disease." LOUIS LAY Custodian "A woman's work is never done. " GENE PHILLIS TED WOLLENSCHLAGER Custodians "As clean as a whistle. " BUS DRIVERS "Anything for a quiet life. " Bill Armstrong Leo Finck Leon Aylward Robert Schlattman Harold Schlink Gordon Crawford Roger Benson Harold Thorndyke A1 Wessel 9People talking without speaking—hearing without listening— People who need people are the luckiest people in the world. The long and winding road Once his hopes were high as the sky Once his dreams were easy to buy We've only just begun to live White lace and promises A kiss for luck and we're on our way Let it be Whisper words of wisdom Let it be Dress up tonight, why be lonely? Celebrate, tonight, dance to the music This is your life you're living And it's the only one you've got It's your life you're giving It's your life not a game you play Don't you think it's sad you have to start so young?SENIORSKATHY ALLEN "Subtlety is better than force. " Annual Staff, 4. Ambition: To live a full life JAMES R. ALLEN "Do as 1 say not as I do. " E Club 4; Art Club 3,4; Football 1, 2,4; Basketball 3; Baseball 1; Track 1,3. Ambition: Undecided CHARLES ARBUCKLE "A friend to his fellow man. Ambition: Carpenter DAVE ARMSTRONG "I can resist everything except temptation." St. Council 2; E Club 2,3,4; Football 1,2, 3,4; Wrestling 1,3,4; Golf 2,3,4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: College BETTY AYLWARD "Tell that to the marines. " A.F.S. 4; F.H.A. 1,2,3,4; Sp Cl. 3,4; Pom-Pom 1,2,3; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Secretary JOE BAKER "I came, I saw, I conquered. " St. Coun. 3; Natl. Hon. Soc. 2,3,4; V. Pres. 3; E Club 3,4; Lib. Cl. 2; Fr. Cl. 1, 2,3,4; Football 1,2, 3,4, Co-Cap. 4; Basketball 1,2, 3,4; Track 2; Golf 2,3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Homecoming Ct. 3; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Lawyer LINDA BAKER "All the world is a bubble." F. H.A. 1,2,3,4, Pres. 4; Lib. Cl. 3,4; G. A A. 2; Chorus 1; Pom Pom 2. Ambition: Marriage LOIS BARKER "Better the day better the deed. " Lib. Cl. 4; G.A.A. 1; Band 4; Chorus 1, 2; Madrigal 1, 2,4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: CollegeDAN BENEDICT "No matter what the discussion be, I've always time to disagree. " St. Coun. 4; Natl. Hon. Soc. 3,4; Lib. Cl. 4; Fr. Cl. 1, 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,3, 4; Baseball 2,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Class Pres. 4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Mechanical Engineer MARILYN CARMAN "A good heart's worth gold. " Ambition: Undecided PAT CAREY "Nothing great is ever achieved without enthusiasm. " Trans.; Chorus 1,2,3. Ambition: Marriage, Business Career ANNE CLEARY "Age cannot wither her infinite variety. " Trans.; A.F.S. 4; Fr. Cl. 3; Art Cl. 4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Class Treas. 4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Fashion Merchandising RICK COX "People who make no noise are dangerous." E Cl. 3,4; Football 1; Basketball 3,4; Track 3,4. Ambition: Welder DONALD CRAIG "Men should be what they seem." E Club 4; Band 1,2, 3,4; Chorus 1; Madrigal 1; Football 1,2, 3, 4; Wrestling 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Navy KEN CRAWFORD "I was once caught studying and I never lived it down. " Ambition: Undecided CYNDI CRUMP "The female of the species is more deadly than the male. " St. Coun. 2,3,4, V. Pres. 4; A. F. S. 1,2, 3,4; Lib. Cl. 1; Fr. Cl. 1,2,4; C.A.A. 1, 2,3,4; Art Cl. 3,4; Cheerleading 3; Homecoming Ct. 2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: CollegeMICHAEL DELANEY "The main business of life is to enjoy it. " A.F.S. 4; F.F.A. 1,2,3,4; Sr. Play; Ag Coun. Award 2, 3; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Farming ARTHUR DRAKE "There is no substitute for talent. " Natl. Hon. Soc. 2,3,4; Band 1,2,3,4; Stage Band 1,2, 3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Musical 2; Class Pres. 3; Hon. Student in Music 2, 3. Ambition: Journalist GARY DRESSLER "I never say more than is necessary. F.F.A. 2,3,4. Ambition: College TOM EDWARDS "All things are difficult before they are e asy. " EClub 1,2, 3,4; Band 2; Wrestling 1,2,3, 4; Golf 4. Ambition: College CAROL (ENRIGHT) ALLEN "I like to talk fast because I can say more." St. Coun. 1,2; A.F.S. 1,2,3,4; Fr. Cl. 1,2, 3,4; Art Cl. 1,2,3,4;V. Pres. 3, G.A.A. 1,2,3; Band 1,2, 3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Musical 2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Secretary JEFF FAULK "Wit and wisdom are bom with a man." Lib. Cl. 2; Art Cl. 1,2, 3,4, Pres. 4; Football 1,2,3; Basketball 1,2,3; Class V. Pres. 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: College RANDY FAULK "The world must have great men. " E Cl. 3,4; Football 2,3,4; Track 2,3,4. Ambition: Furniture Business DENISE FEVER "The things that haven't been done before, those are the things to try. " St. Coun. 3,4, Treas. 4; A.F.S. 1,2,4; Lib. Cl. 2; Fr. Cl. 1,2; Art Cl. 2,3,4, Treas. 3; G.A.A. 1,2,3,4, Treas. 4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Fashion CareerTERRY FEVER "Ambition should be made of sterner stuff. " F.F.A. 4; E Cl. 2,3,4; Key Cl. 1,2, 3,4, Sec. 3, V. Pres. 4; Band 1, 2,3,4; Stage Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 2, 3,4. Ambition: College ROBERT FICKEN "An ambitious man can never know peace." Fr. Cl. 1,2, 3,4; Sr. Play; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: College-Accountant CHARLES CARRELS "Man is a reasoning animal. " Ambition: Electronics Technician SUSAN HAAS "The skyline is a promise not a bound." Li. Cl. 3,4, Sec. 4; Fr. Cl. 1,2; C.A.A. 2, 3, 4; Band 1, 2, 3,4; Chorus 4; Madrigal 4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Musical 2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Dental Assistant THERESA HAAS "Dynamite comes in small packages. " F.H.A. 1,2, 3,4; Art Cl. 4; C.A.A. 1,2, 4; Pom Pom 2; Sr. Play; Class Sec. 1. Ambition: Airline Ground Hostess KAREN HARMS "Fling me a handful of stars. " Trans.; F.H.A. 3,4, V.Pres. 4; Lib Cl. 3,4, Treas. 3, V. Pres. 4; C.A.A. 2,3, 4; Sp. Cl. 4; Pom Pom 3,4; Jr. Play; Home Ec Award 2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Elementary Education DORIS HARRAWOOD "Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control. " F.H.A. 1,2; li. Cl. 1,2; Band 1,2,3; Chorus 1; Drum Major 2, 3; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Medical Secretary FLOYD HARRAWOOD "This above all, to thine ownself be true. Key Club 1; Band 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Trade SchoolDOUG HARROUN "Smile with an intent to do mischief. " Football 1; Wrestling 1. Ambition: Military Service MICHAEL HASTY "One may smile and smile and still be a villian. " EClub 1,2, 3,4; Fr. Cl. 1,2; Football 1, 3,4; Baseball 1,2, 3,4; Track 1,2,3,4; Homecoming King 4. Ambition: Dentist PAT HINTHORNE "All the world's a stage. " F.H.A. 2; C.A.A. 1,2,3; Pom Pom 2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Secretary COLLEEN HODEL "Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. " A.F.S. 1,2,4; F.H.A. 2,3,4, V. Pres. 2; Lib. Cl. 3,4; Fr. Club 1,2; C.A.A. 2, 3; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Registered Nurse SUSY HUNSINGER "Bom with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world is mad. " St. Coun. 4; A.F.S. 2; F.H.A. 2,3,4, Treas. 3,4; Fr. Cl. 1,2; Art Cl. 2,3,4; C.A.A. 1,2,3,4, Rep. 1, Sec. 2, Sp. Chrm. 3, Pres. 4; Chorus 3,4; Jr. Play; Homecoming Ct. 4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Secretary CRYSTAL JAKOB "Her eyes will tell the story. " St. Coun. 3,4; A.F.S. 2; F.H.A. 2,3,4, Sec. 4; Fr. Cl. 1, 2; Art Cl. 2, 3,4; C.A.A. 1,2,3,4, Pt. Chrm. 3, Rep. 1, 4; Chorus 3,4; Homecoming Ct. 1; Class Sec. 2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Beautician MIKE JOHNSON "The best is yet to be. " Ambition: Draftsman BEVERLY JORDINC "Truth never grows old. " F.H.A. 1,2,3,4; Lib. Cl. 1,2,3,4. Ambition: Computer work 16LEROY JORDING "And life itself is but a game of football. • E Club 1,2, 3,4; Football 1,2,3,4; Wrestling 1,2,3,4; Class V. Pres. 2. Ambition: Mechanic. DAVE KAUFMAN "Never trouble trouble til trouble troubles you. " A. F. S. 4; F. F. A. 1,2, 3,4; Football 3; Soybean Prod. Award 1970; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Farming. SUSAN KAYS "Be silent always when you doubt your sense. " Natl. Hon. Soc. 3,4;A.F. S. 1,2, 3,4; Fr. Club 1,2,3,4, Pres. 3; Art Cl. 2, 3; G.A.A. 1,2,3,4, Pt. Chrm. 3; Band 1, 2,3,4, Stage Band 3,4; St. Play; Jr. Play; 2,3,4; Stage Band 3,4; St. Play; Jr. Play; Mucical 2; Class V. Pres. 3; Girls State; Annual Co-Editor 4. Ambition: 111. Wesleyan - Pre-Med. DAN KEARFOTT "It is nobler to show another how to be good than to be good yourself, and less trouble. " St. Coun. 2,3; E. Club 4; Lib. Cl. 3, Art Cl. 2,3,4, Pres. 2; Key Cl. 2,3; Pres. 3; Band 2,4; Stage Band 1,2,4; Football 3,4; Basketball 2,3; Golf 2,3; Jr. Play; Musical 2; Class Pres. 2; Annual St. 4. Ambition: Airline School. KAY KINGDON "The will to do, the soul to dare. " A.F.S. 1,2,3; Lib. Cl. 1; Fr. Cl. 1,2,3; Art Cl. 2,3; G.A.A. 1,2,3,4 Rep. 1; Spt. Chrm. 2; Sr. Play; Annual Co-Editor 4. Ambition: Secretary or Medical Assistant JANICE KNAPP "As merry as the day is long. " F. H.A. 1,2,3,4; Lib. Cl. 2,3,4, Pres. 4; G. A.A. 4; Band 1,2,3,4; Chorus 3,4; Madrigal 3,4; Cheerleading 1,2; Sr. Play; Annual St. 4. Ambition: Western 111. - Music. JOHN KNEPP "Thou hast seen nothing yet. " St. Coun. 1; F. F. A. 1,2,3,4, Pres. 3; Fr. Cl. 2,3,4; Band 1; Basketball 1,2, 3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Homecoming Ct. 1; Annual St. 4. Ambition: Ag related business. GENE KOOS "No wisdom likes silence. " F. F. A. 1,2,3; Eel. 3,4; Football 1,2; Wrestling 2,3,4; Baseball 1; Sp. Cl. 3, 4; Sr. Play; Annual St. 4. Ambition: Forrestry.DUANE KRUG •'Virtue is it's own reward. " F.F.A. 1,2, 3,4; Football 1. Ambition: Farming JOWANDA LEDFORD "Silence is wisdom." F.H.A. 1,2, 3,4; Lib. Cl. 3,4; Art Club 4, G.A.A. 4; Chorus 4; Pom Pom 1,2,3; Sr. Play; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Marriage and Secretary TONY MALCOM "There is no such word as fail. " Senior Play. Ambition: Carpenter-1.C.C. DONNA MARTIN "I believe it just because it's unbelievable. " A.F.S. 2; F.H.A. 2,3,4; Fr. Cl. 1,2,3; Art Cl. 2,3; G.A.A. 2,3,4; Chorus 1,2,3, 4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Secretary DON MILLER "His only fault is he has no fault. " St. Coun. 4; A.F.S. 3,4; Lib. Cl. 3; Art Cl. 2,3,4; Key Cl. 1,2,3,4, Lt. Gov., Div. 10,4; Band 1,2,3; Stage Band 1,2; Wrestling 3; Sp. Cl. 3; Jr. Play; V. Pres. 4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Plumber-1.C.C. PAM MILLER "Love will find its way. " A.F.S. 1,2,3,4; lib. Cl. 2; Fr. Cl. 1,2, 3,4; Art Cl. 1,2, 3,4, Sec. 4; G.A.A. 1, 2,3,4; Homecoming Queen; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Secretary DEBBIE MOBERLY "Dreamer of Dreams." Trans.; Spanish Cl. 3. Ambition: Clerical Work SHARON MOOL ,rWhat is worth doing is worth doing well. " A.F.S. 1,2,3,4; F.H.A. 4; Fr. Cl. 1,2, 3,4; Art Cl. 2,3,4; G.A.A. 1,2, 3,4 rep 3, V. Pres. 4; Band 1,2,3 Stage Band 2; Chorus 1,3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Homecoming Ct. 3; Pres. 1; Sec. 4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Bank employmentTERRY MORGAN "People don't do such things, do they??" St. Coun. 2,3,4, Pres. 4; Natl. Hon. Soc. 3,4; A F.S. 1,2,3,4; F.H.A. 4; Fr. Cl. 1,2,3,4; Art Cl. 2,3,4; G.A.A. 1,2,3, 4; Band 1,2,3, Stage Band 2,3; Cheerleading 1,2, 3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Class Sec. 3; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Interior Decorator DOUG NOHREN "Keep smiling-it makes people wonder what you've been up to. " EC1. 2,3,4; Fr. Cl. 1,2,3,4, Treas. 4; Football 1, 2, 3,4; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Golf 2, 3; Homecoming Ct. 2,4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Coliege-Accountant BRUCE NORTH "Facts are stubborn things. " A.F.S. 4; F.F.A. 1,2,3,4; E Cl. 4; Key Cl. 2,3,4; Band 1,2, 3,4; Stage Band 3,4; Football 3,4; Basketball mgr. 3; BBmgr. 2; Golf 2,3,4; Sr. Play. Ambition: Turf Management RON PORTH "Nothing exists that bothers me. Senior Play. Ambition: Draftsman TERRY PUNKE "I'm a little live-wire but I've never shocked anybody, YET!" F.F.A. 1,2, 3,4; Wrestling 3; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Accountant KATHY REDENIUS "Fair and softly goes far. " A.F.S. 1,2,3,4; F.H.A. 2; Lib. Cl. 3,4; Fr. Cl. 1; G.A.A. 2,3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Medical Assistant CHARLES ROBBINS "Be silent and safe for silence never betrays you. " Art Club 2,3; Wrestling 1,2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Draftsman ROGER SAULCE "It's a world to see. " Foreign Exchange Student; Football 4; Wrestling 4; Track 4. Ambition: EngineerVICKY SCHLATTMAN "For everything you've missed you've gained something else. " Trans.; A.F.S. 1,2,3,4; F.H.A. 1,2,3, 4; Lib. Cl. 2; Fr. Cl. 2,4; Art 3,4; G.A.A. 1,3; Band 1; Chorus 1,2, 3,4; Madrigal 1,2,3; Cheerleading 2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Medical Assistant CHARLES SCHRECK "Take things as you find them. " St. Coun. 4; Natl. Hon. Soc. 2,3,4; A.F.S. 4; E Club 4; Art Cl. 3,4; Key Club 1,2, 3,4; Band 1,2; Stage Band 2; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Sr. Play; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: College LEROY SERVIS "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do. " Football 4; Wrestling 1,3. Ambition: Welder SHARON SPARKS "Her voice was ever so soft, gentle and low. " Natl. Hon. Soc. 2,3,4 Sec. 3; Fr. Cl. 1, 2, A.F.S. 1,2,3,4; Lib. Cl. 2,3,4, Sec. 3, Treas. 4; G.A.A. 3,4; Band 1,3,4; Chorus 1,4; Madrigal 4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; French Hon. St. 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: I.S.U. CONNIE STEPHENS "Her duty is being happy. " F.H.A. 1,2,3,4; Lib. Cl. 3,4; G.A.A. 2; Chorus 1; Pom Pom 2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Secretary SHARON SUTTON "Variety is pleasing. " A.F.S. 1,2,3,4; F.H.A. 4; lib. Cl. 2; Fr. Cl. 1,2, 3,4, V. Pres. 4; Art Cl. 2,3, 4; G.A.A. 1,2,3,4; Chorus 1,2,3,4, Cheerleading 1,2, 3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Class Treas. 2,3; Annual St. 4. Ambition: I.S.U.-P.E. Teacher SUSAN SWANSON "There are two sides to every question. " Lib. Cl. 2,3,4; Color Guard 3,4; Chorus 1,2, 3, 4; Girls' Track 3; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: College - Language LOREN VAN SCYOC "There is nothing permanent except change." Band 1,2, 3,4; Stage Band 3,4; Football 1, 2,3; Basketball 1,2; Baseball 3,4; Sr. Play; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: CollegeRODNEY WOLFE "There is a time for all things. " Football 3,4. Ambition: Mechanic MIKE YOUNG "I think, therefore I am. " Transfer; A. F.S. 4;F.F.A. 4; E Cl. 3,4; Key Cl. 3,4; Football 1,2, 3,4; Basketball 2,3,4; Track 1,2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: College Top Ten Class Officers Sharon Sparks 4.00 Charles Schreck 3.97 Joe Baker 3.93 Robert Ficken 3.78 Arthur Drake 3.67 Kathy Redenius 3.51 Terry Morgan 3.37 Denise Fever 3.34 Susan Haas 3.33 Susan Kays 3.32 Sar — Dar Arthur Drake Sharon Mool President—Dan Benedict Vice President—Don Miller Secretary—Sharon Mool Treasurer--Anne Cleary 21 Advisors—Mr. Grose, Mrs. ScottClass Will I, CAROL ALLEN, leave Sandy, Starr and Jane knowing that some day my candy bar will be gone. I, KATHY ALLEN, leave my red-ball jets to Sharon and Karen Miller. I, CHUCK ARBUCKLE, leave my brother to take my place in shop. I, DAVE ARMSTRONG, leave hoping Sandy, Susan and Duke Davison find a new ride to school. 1, BETTY AYLWARD, leave knowing there is always something worth waiting for. I, JOE BAKER, leave L. J. my uniform if he promises not to get it wet. I, LINDA BAKER, leave E.P.H.S. knowing I finally made it. I, LOIS BARKER, leave my love for Math to anyone who is capable of handling it. I, DAN BENEDICT, leave my seat on the bench next to Coach Wolf to Gary Raymer and Tom Stauter. I, PAT CAREY, leave with the thought of never returning. I, ANNE CLEARY, leave to live the ultimate. 1, RICK COX, leave my pole vaulting ability to Mike Cleary. I, DON CRAIG, just leave. I, KEN CRAWFORD, leave my "short" hair to Mr.Wolf. I, CYNDI CRUMP, leave my old cast to some other unfortunate soul who happens to fall out of a truck. I, MIKE DELANEY, leave my ability to foul in a basketball game to Steve Young. I, ARTHUR DRAKE, leave my acting ability to anyone who feels like a wishy-washy guidance counselor or a miser who needs to be reformed. I, GARY DRESSLER, leave my perfect attendance in P.E. to Dave Cline. I, TOM EDWARDS, leave for further enjoyment of school. I, JEFF FAULK, leave. I, RANDY FAULK, leave my masculine body to whoever wants it. I, DENISE FEVER, leave Lawrence Welk to Mary Cleary. Uh one-a, uh two-a. I, DENISE FEVER, leave Mr. Schwab a trash masher. I, ROBERT FICKEN, leave my intelligence to Mark Mahaffey. I, CHUCK GARRELS, leave 25 gallons of propane to my cousin Charlie, providing he burns it in the "Munchinkin." I, SUSAN HAAS, leave remembering all the good times, forgetting all the bad. I, THERESA HAAS, leave Connie Tipler my old gym shoes so she won't have to wear her new ones to work. I, KAREN HARMS, leave with wings on my feet and relief in my heart. I, DEE HARRAWOOD, leave cool, calm and collected after 4 years of hair-raising adventure. I, FLOYD HARRAWOOD, leave my quiet ways to the noisy Freshmen. I, DOUG HARROUN, leave my sparring partner, Mr. Kays, to Mark Mahaffey. I, MIKE HASTY, leave my athletic abilities to Matt Hynes and the Snyder twins. I, PAT HINTHORNE, leave, I hope. I, COLLEEN HODEL, leave, hoping Mr. Schwab finds someone else to argue with during his free time. I, SUSIE HUNSINGER, leave my space in the parking lot to anyone who thinks they can handle it. I, CRYSTAL JAKOB, leave hoping if you ride with someone to school, you will get here on time. I, MIKE JOHNSON, leave. I, BEV JORDING, leave my sexy smile to joy jarman. I, BUTCH JORDING, leave my ability to smash fingernails to anyone with feminine fingers. I, DAVE KAUFMAN, leave the Mool brothers my green Minnesota tennis shoes. I, SUE KAYS, leave my gym socks for next year's team to Starr Yount. I, DAN KEARFOTT, leave my good looks, charm, sex appeal, flirtatious ways and shyness in a shoe box in locker 81. I, KAY KINDGON, leave wondering — is that MY transmission? I, JANICE KNAPP, leave my nerve pills to Jill. I, JOHN KNEPP, leave my acting ability to any "devil" who wants to try it. I, GENE KOOS, leave my Spanish book to John. I, DUANE KRUG, leave knowing that Mr. King will miss me in 18-19 mods study hall. I, JOWANDA LEDFORD, leave El Paso headed for a Grace-filled life. I, TONY MALCOM, leave all my friends and peaceful ways to settling arguments to Ray Dirks. I, DONNA MARTIN, leave in my truck to become a Carr. I, DON MILLER, leave my P.E. clothes to Larry Wadsworth. I, PAM MILLER, leave wishing I could take a special someone with me. I, DEB MOBERLY, leave my Ford to anyone who is stupid enough to take it. I, SHARI MOOL, leave to become a "Partner." I, TERRY MORGAN, leave my artistic ability to Kay Kelsey. I, DOUG NOHREN, leave Friday nights to Mark Mahaffey, hoping he can get along without Porky and me. I, BRUCE NORTH, leave Mr. Hertel the peace and quiet he deserves. I, RON PORTH, leave E.P.H.S. after 4 years of dedicated service, knowing everyone is going to miss me. I, TERRY PUNKE, leave the back seat of my Super-Six to Rastus. I, KATHY REDENIUS, leave my 29 volumes of College English notes to Mrs. Besse to complete her reference section in the library. I, CHARLES ROBBINS, leave nothing. I, ROGER SAULCE, leave to Mr. Schwab my ability to drink the "chabeau neuf du Pape." I, VICKI SCHLATTMAN, leave "Frankie" to anyone who can put up with her. I, CHARLES SCHRECK, leave the title "Larry Love" to Steve Armstrong, who is really better qualified. I, LEROY "Sizemore" SERVIS, leave, knowing Chas. Van Scyoc will take care of Southern Bell for Chuck Garre Is. I, SHARON SPARKS, leave my lost gold 1971 class ring, black onyx stone, size 11 to rush away in some crack in the gym. I, CONNIE STEPHENS, leave my ability to stay out of trouble to the Armstrong boys. Good luck, boys! I, SHARON SUTTON, leave to see if Ford has a better idea. I, SUSAN SWANSON, leave my height to Morgan Brown so that El Paso can have a champion team again and a player taller than Kerin Jabbar. I, LOREN VAN SCYOC, leave my "luck" with girls to some shy backwoods guy. I, RODNEY WOLFE, leave my noon hour abilities to Loren Breach. I, MIKE YOUNG, leave my seat in the front of study hall to Duke Davison, Mike Cleary and Dave Kitchell. We, THE SENIOR GIRLS OF 6 and 7 MOD P.E., leave our stack of swimming excuses to Mrs. Rodgers. We, DAN BENEDICT, JOE BAKER, JOHN KNEPP, AND RICK COX, leave, still wondering who the "Dud" really is. We, the 8, 9, and 10 BOOKKEEPING CLASS, leave Mrs. Banks peace and quiet. We, SUSY AND CRYSTAL, leave Mr. Grose, know-we will never be forgotten. We, DEE, JOWANDA and BETTY, leave locker 78 to anyone who can cram three coats, and a year's supply of used notebook paper — who needs it?JUNIORSSteve B. Armstong Steve E. Armstong Cindy Bechtold Mary Benedict Richard Berlin Bonnie Boyd Pam Bushert Loren Breach John Campbell Debra Canull Howard Christian Mary Cleary David Cline Joy Cox Sandy Davison Susan Davison Debra Duncan Randy Duncan Jerry Etcheson DeLois Fever 26Karen Franke Wayne Furrow Rhonda Graham Melanie Greenwood Nancy Grube Roy Gustafson Denise Hartman Mary Higgins Alan Hostetler Mike Hynes Mary Parkhouse Debbie Phillis Karen Pinkham Gary Raymer Marty Rebbec Nick Reeves Janene Rinkenberger Ellen Robbins Karen Schlipf Robert Schmidt Debbie Schuessler Ken Schumacher Jackie Sengpiel Sally Smith Mary Stokes 27Barb Stotts Linda Tiller Connie Tipler Barb Volz Tom Wilkey Starr Yount David Zimmerman Jeanette Zimmerman WANDA WILLIAMS April 12, 1954--October 3, 1971 To see a World in a grain of sand, And a Heaven in a wild flower, Hold Infinity in the plam of your hand, And Eternity in an hour. 28C 5 PJ oC O s o X cu O inJohn Aldrich Susan Ales Alan Andrews Les Armstrong Rose Armstrong Carol Aylward Gregg Bauer Linda Benedict Robin Breach Barbara Brown Donnie Brunson Delora Burroughs Phyllis Canull Raye Ann Craig Ann Crawford Brenda Crawford Dennis Delaney Ray Dirks Fred Drake David Dressier Matt Duffy Jane Dukes Beverly Duncan Cathy Eckhart Cindy Engel 30Tim Enright Richard Evans Jim Fairchild Linda Ficken Pam Fisher Myron Graber Tony Haas Tony Hair Ronnie Harper Ronnie Harris Daryl Hodel Anne Holt Patti Jeffreys Jimmy Johnson Evelyn Jording Donna Kaufman Kevin Kaufman Mark Kays Janet Kearfott Susan Kilpatrick David Kitchell John Koos Karol Krug Kathy Krug Mark Kuebler Judy Lock Alan Martin Carolyn McAvoy Tim McAvoy Diana Miller Garry Miller Patty Miller Keith Mool Kenny Mool Connie Morgan 31Shirley Moser Glendora Murray Ray Patterson Gary Pinkham Rhonda Poorbaugh Chris Porzelius John Price Diana Punke Randy Raymer Gary Redenius Sandy Reinkensmeyer Billy Richard Kathy Savers Terry Schneider Diane Schuler Bruce Smith Tom Stauter Dick Steffen Don Stephens Sheryl Swanson William Thomas Bonnie Tiller Terry Tipler Mike Uphoff Deanna Walden Nancy Zimmerman Norma Zimmerman Regina Weber John Whisker Jeff Wickenhauser Paulette Wilkey Gary Wilson 32Diana Adamich Diana Andrews Herbert Arbuckle Michael Armes Amy Armstrong Ellen Armstrong Ronald Armstrong Pamela Baker Albert Barker Patricia Berg Morgan Brown Larry Byrd Michael Cleary Dan Davison Raymond Dosstter Paul Eckhart Mark Enright Jay Etc he son Bill Fisher Evelyn Froman Rosa Funk William Galloway Sharon Graham Linda Haas Mary Lu Haas 34Gary Hinthorne Dennis Hocker Doris Hostetler Matt Hynes Sue Johnson ■ Peggy Haas Thomas Haas Gregory Harris Randy Heibenthal Randy Hill Marjean Knepp Debra Kovalcik Karen Krug Debra Lay Catherine Loisel Gary Malcome Teresa Martin Wendie McAvoy Kathy McDaniel Karen Miller Sharon Miller Richard Moberly Neal Morehead Richard Morgan Frederick Mosbach Gregory Moser Jeff Mullvain Charles Myers Marjorie Newkirk Brian North Jeff Parkhouse Barbara Punke Ricky Rarick Charles Rice Bruce Ridgeway 35Theresa Ridgeway Cynthia Riggs Beth Robbins Debbie Roberts Robert Schlattman Rae Schumacher Richard Snyder Robert Snyder Randy Rollings Debra Rutledge Denise Rutledge Vemette Schieber Nina Steidinger Martin Stitt Dennis Stone Sara Swanson Penny Talbert Cathy Tate Gail Turner Rick Turner Charles Van Scyoc Mary K. Volz Larry Wadsworth Celia Wagner William Walden Richard Waters 36Junior Class Officers President: DELOIS FEVER Vice President: JON JONES Secretary: MELANIE GREENWOOD Treasurer: SALLY SMITH Advisors: MRS. BANKS, MR. JENKINS Sophomore Class Officers President: TONY HAAS Vice President: TIM ENRIGHT Secretary: JANE DUKES Treasurer: DIANA MILLER Advisors: MISS McKAY, MR. ROY Freshman Class Officers President: LARRY WADSWORTH Vice President: RICK MORGAN Secretary: DORIS HOSTETLER Treasurer: SHARON GRAHAM Advisors: MRS. BESSE, MR. KING 37SPORTSMidstate Champs 1st ROW: M. Young, L. Armstrong, D. Craig, T. Hair, W. Furrow, L. Servis, T. Haas, B. SmiA, M. Armstrong, G. Raymer, K. Schumacher. 2nd ROW: J. McWilliams, R. Wolfe:, • P » ROW- R Campbell key, D. Nohren, L. Jording, D. Armstrong, K. Mool, L. Breach, D. Hodel, R. Saulce. 3rd RONJL. C pbeil, J. Jones, C. Schreck, H. Christian, R. Allen, J. Baker, R. Faulk, M. Uphoff, F. Walters, K. Mool, B. North, D. Kearfott, Coach Wadsworth. Coach’s Comments The 1971 COMET FOOTBALL campaign was a tremendous success after we finally got our feet off the ground. We opened the season with losses to Eureka and to Minonk-Dana-Rutland, then finished the season undefeated with impressive victories over Flanagan, Woodland, Lexington, Gridley, Chenoa, and Farmer City-Mansfield. The highlight of the season was a conference championship which El Paso hasn't enjoyed since 1965. Quarterback JOE BAKER, and all-conference guard and defensive end DOUG NOHREN captained the Comets and did an outstanding job of leading the team to the conference championship. BAKER was a cool customer on the field. He read the defenses well and never seemed to get rattled in the tough situations. NOHREN, along with another all-conference player, DAVE ARMSTRONG, opened tremendous holes on the right side of the line for our running backs. The blocking on the left side was handled by DON CRAIG and CHARLES SCHRECK. Fullback LEROY JORDING, a unaminous all-conference pick, gained over 900 yards on the ground. He and another running back, DAN KEARFOTT, were tough to bring down in the open field. Center, MIKE YOUNG, who was converted from guard, also did a fine job of blocking. RANDY FAULK led the team in pass receptions and along with the other end, junior JOHN CAMPBELL, did a good job of blocking on the outside. The other seniors who played on the meat squad for us this year were LEROY SERVIS, RODNEY WOLFE, BRUCE NORTH and foreign exchange student ROGER SAULCE. One of the defensive standouts for the Coments was junior TOM WILKEY, a linebacker, who led the team in tackles with 84 1 4. The remainder of the juniors who played regular this year and who will be welcomed back next year are MIKE HYNES, linebacker; JIM MCWILLIAMS, halfback; STEVE ARMSTRONG, halfback; LOREN BREACH, tackle; GARY RAYMER, linebacker; WAYNE FURROW, linebacker; JOHN JONES, tackle; and KEN SCHUMACHER, defensive end. This group of young men did a fine job this season—the coaching staff is very proud of them. I would like to wish them the best of luck in the future and continued success in whatever ventures they may attempt. Congratulations 1971 FOOTBALL COMETS ! Coach WadsworthSophomores comets cowrrs tJJTrs . c“MfJs ' £ ' .comets kco T? kic4 j 1st ROW: T. Hair, T Kays, Ken Mool, T. 5 Wins 2 Losses. Enright, R. Raymer, J. Price, T. Haas, B. Smith, G. Redenius 2nd RCW: D Hodel, M. Stauter, T. Tipler, M. Uphoff, Keith Mool, G. Bauer, T. Schneider, Coach Beck. Record Freshmen 1st ROW: R. Morgan, M. Enright, D. Davison, B. Galloway, N. Morehead, R. Hill, B. Schlattman. 2nd ROW: G. Moser, B. North, R. Heibenthal, R. Waters, M. Hynes, T. Haas, D. Hocker, Richard Snyder, Coach Beck. 3rd ROW: Coach Bruning, B. Ridgeway, R. Armstrong, L. Wadsworth, D. Myers, M. Cleary, R. Turner, B. Walden. Record 6 Wins 0 Losses. 41JOE BAKER Quarterback All-Conference (Hon-Men.) C 0 C a P t a 1 n s DOUC NOHREN Guard A11-Conference Most Spirited LEROY JORDINC Fullback All- C onf ere nee Most Valuable Back MIKE YOUNG Center A11-Conference (Hon.-Men.) DAVE ARMSTRONG Tackle A11-Conference Most Valuable Player Most Valuable linemen RANDY FAULK End A11-Conference (Hon.-Men) CHARLES SCHRECK Tackle A11-Conference (Hon.-Men. ) DAN KEARFOTT Halfback Most ImprovedMIKE HASTY Half Back BRUCE NORTH End DON CRAIG Guard RODNEY WOLFE Tackle LEROY SERVIS Linebacker ROGER SAULCE End Eureka EL PASO 16 OPP. 31 Minonk-Dana- Rutland 16 23 Flanagan (Homecoming) 22 0 Woodland 34 8 Lexington 22 0 Gridley 31 0 Chenoa 20 16 Farmer City-Mansfield 14 0 DEER CREEK-MACKINAW JAMBOREE (VAR.) El Paso 8 Dee-Mack 0 El Paso 6 Heyworth 0Offense SCORING BY QUARTERS AVERAGES El Paso 30 44 Opponents 15 23 TD PAT EPHS 25 1-2 Opp. 10 4-4 Total Offense Plays SCORING PTS. D. Kearfott 49 J. Baker 36 L Jording 26 26 75 175 21.9 32 8 78 9.7 PAT TOTAL PTS. 12-23 175 6-6 78 EPHS Opp. 474 353 RUSHING YDS. L. Jording 823 D. Kearfott 414 J. McWilliams 373 M. Hynes 146 EL PASO OPPONETS First Downs 101 51 Total Yards 1964 1009 TACKLES T. Wilkey 84 1 2 D. Armstrong 49 1 2 G. Raymer 39 1 2 R. Faulk 31 1 2 C. Schreck 31 1 2 D. Nohren 27 1 2 Defense Coaches . . . Wadsworth Wolf Beck Bruning EL PASO OPP. Eureka Minonk- D ana- 16 31 Rutland Flanagan 16 23 (Homecoming) 22 0 Woodland 34 8 Lexington 22 0 Gridley 31 0 Che no a Farmer City- 20 16 Mansfield 14 0 DEER CREEK-MACKINAW JAMBOREE (Var.) El Paso 8 Dee-Mack 0 El Paso 6 Heyworth 0in 24 carries, while Kcarfott made 106 yards in 17 thrusts. - 1 Pour 4 plays later quarterbac Baker went 10 yards for the score passed to Rand ' Faulk for tw ersicti points to tie the game hauled in six intercep ions, including Kandy Faulk's Si-yard •atch for a touchdown Dan Kearfott capped a 54-yard march in the second quarter with a one-yard smash and then went over from nine yards out to finish a 65-yard drive in theWrestling KNEELING Heibenthal Schlattman Fever Ridgeway Wilkey Johnson M. Enright STANDING Galloway Armes Edwards Koos Saulce Armstrong Jording Moser T. Enright Harper Coach Beck Co-Captains BUTCH JORDING 167 lbs 28-2 Most Valuable Wrestler 1st District 4th Sectional DAVE ARMSTRONG Heavyweight 26-2 Most Pins 3rd District Nov. 30 Metamora Dec. 2 Tremont Dec. 7 LeRoy Dec. 9 Chenoa Dec. 11 Chenoa Tournament Dec. 13 Flanagan Dec. 14 Roanoke Dec. 16 Octavia Jan. 3 Flanagan Jan 6 Bergan Jan. 17 Central Catholic Jan. 20 Pontiac G Central Catholic Jan. 22 111!. Bluffs Tournament Jan. 27 Roanoke Jan. 29 Green Valley Feb. 1 Peoria Heights Feb. 5 LeRoy Tournament Feb. 7 Chenoa Feb. 12 1 District Feb. 19 Sectional Team Record 3—13 2nd Illini Bluffs TourneyTERRY FEVER 132 lbs. 21-4 Most Improved Wrestler ROGER SAULCE 185 lbs. 12-14Jgr jjiana —- DEBBIE rSANDY SHARON ■ ICCDl IBasketball 1st ROW: D. Bendict, T. Stauter, W. Furrow, A. Hostetler, G. Raymer, J. Knepp, 2nd ROW: S. Armstrong. R. Campbell, R. Cox, J. Baker, R. Duncan, T. Haas, Coach Wolf. El PASO OPP. Eureka 48 74 Cornell 57 54 Chenoa 69 77 Woodland 56 58 Roanoke- Benson 69 71 Flanagan 59 53 Lexington 54 81 Central Catholic 64 95 Gridley 56 60 Roanoke- Benson 63 57 Minonk-Dana-Rutland 60 62 Cornell 65 41 Chenoa 71 63 W'oodland 50 65 Gridley 69 63 Flanagan 46 57 Lexington 56 57 Minonk-Dana- Rutland 64 87 ROANOKE-BENSON TOURNAMENT Illini Bluffs 53 45 Flanagan 71 49 Roanoke-Benson 64 84 ♦Double overtime WOODFORD COUNTY TOURNAMENT EL PASO Eureka 41 REGIONAL TOURNAMENT AT FAIRBURY Chenoa 43 OPP. 68 57 50Seniors JOE BAKER DAN BENEDICT RICK COX JOHN KNEPP Most Valuable Player Most Improved Player Honorary Captain Coaches Comments DAN BENEDICT—El Paso's HZ guard for the 71-72 season. He filled in quite ably for the entire year. RICK COX--although it was his first year of playing since grade school . . . Rick showed his opponents that he was an able performer. He was elected by his teammates as El Paso's "Most Improved" player. JOHN KNEPP—a first year's starter. John was a floor-leader and helped considerably in practice sessions as well as ball games. STEVE ARMS-STRONG--a very quick and deceptive guardforward. With ball handling improvement, Steve could develop into quite an outstanding player. JOHN CAMPBELL--"Soup" was a starting forward all year. With strength and agility we look forward for him to really excel in 1972-73. RANDY DUNCAN--he was our sixth starter. Randy has size and with more confidence and added strength could become a very able performer in 72-73. JOE BAKER--E1 Paso's leading scorrer and rebounder. He was elected all-conterence center in the Midstate Conference. He was elected as "Most Valuable" and "Honorary Captain" by his teammates. He completes his third year as starting center and was highly respected by our opponents. He will be sorely missed but we look forward to watching him play college basketball. Returning Lettermen Steve Armstrong Randy Duncan Rick Campbell Tony HaasJunior Varsity 1st ROW: G. Hinthorne, B. North, R. Snyder, D. Hooker, R. Synder. L. Byrd, P. Eckhart. 2nd ROW: Coach Wadsworth, B North, T. Haas, J. Etcheson, M. Cleary, R. Harris, L. Wadsworth, T. Stauter, T. Tipler, M. Hynes. Record 13-6. Freshman 1st ROW: G. Hinthorne, B. North, R. Snyder, D. Hocker, R. Synder, L. Byrd, P. Eckhart, 2nd ROW: Coach Wadsworth, R. Morgan, T. Haas, J. Etcheson, L. Wadsworth, M. Cleary, M. Hynes, D. Davison, Record 8-2.Track KNEELING: B. North, D. Davison, T. Stauter, R. Turner, M. Hasty, S. Armstrong, M. Duffy, R. Berlin, R. Waters-Manager, STANDING: Coach Wantland, C. Robbins, J. McWilliams, J. Jones, R. Saulce, D. Meyers, R. Faulk, R. Cox, M. Young, T. Haas, B. Ridgeway, R. Synder-Manager. SCHEDULE Flanagan Lexington Roanoke-Benson Minonk Eureka Low Point-Washburn Chenoa Roanoke-Benson Lexington Minonk Flanagan Deer Creek-Mackinaw Mid State Varsity; Fr. So. Chenoa Roanoke-Benson Woodford County Meet District 54Baseball SCHEDULE Stre a tor-Wood land Chenoa Minonk Central Catholic Toluca Deer Creek-Mackinaw Wenona Gridley Minonk U-High Chenoa Toluca Flanagan District Tournament Conference Tournament Golf A. Andrews, R. Rarick, M. Hynes, W. Furrow, D. Hocker, STANDING: Coach Lee, R. Campbell, G. Bauer, G. Harris, M. Hasty, D. Meyers, G. Ray-mer, L. Wadsworth, R. Turner, J. McWilliams, T. Tip-ler, T. Hair, Manager. SCHEDULE Washington Normal Leroy Fairbury Toluca Eureka Pontiac Washburn Washington Toluca Normal Pontiac Eureka Fairbury Leroy Washburn District Tournament STANDING: B. North, J. Baker, T. Haas, Coach Wolf. KNEELING: R. Morgan, R. Raymer, B. North, D. Hocker.ACTIVITIESc Queen Pam — King Mike HOMECOMING PARADE—Friday, October 8, 1971 HOMECOMING GAME—Friday, October 8, 1971 El Paso vs. Flanagan HOMECOMING DANCE—Saturday, October 9, 1971 Music by: The Spice of LifeII SENIOR FLOAT Second Place Fire Up To Victory ii tOr e 8 9 ty H X SOPHOMORE FLOAT Third Place •We'll DRAG ON to VICTORY" 60 FRESHMEN FLOAT Honorable Mention 'Celebrate With Victory'1Co-Editors Kay Kingdon Sue Kays BUSINESS MANAGER Bob Ficken SPORTS EDITOR Joe Baker Advisor Mrs. Hankey ORGANIZATIONS Shari Mool Loren Van Scyoc Terry Punke Terry Fever ART WORK Charlie Schreck Chuck Robbins Mike Hynes Dan Kearfott Annual Staff PHOTOGRAPHERS SENIOR SECTION Shari Mool Denise Fever John Knepp Vicky Schlattman Roger Saulce Dee Harrawood CLASS WILL JR. AND SR. PLAYS Betty Ay 1 ward Jowanda Ledford Don Miller Connie Stephens HOMECOMING Donna Martin TYPISTS Sue Haas Donna Martin Kathy Redenius Don Craig Pam Miller END-YEAR ACTIVITIES Anne Cleary SUBSCRIPTIONS Cyndi Crump Karen Harms Lois Barker Theresa Haas Sharon Sparks ADMINISTRATION Colleen Hodel Sue Swanson Kathy Allen SNAPSHOTS Kathy Redenius Crystal Jakob Sue Hunsinger Gene Koos Dave Kaufman CHEERLEADING Mike Delaney SPORTS Terry Morgan Sharon Sutton Dan Kearfott UNDERCLASSMAN Dan Benedict Pat Hinthorne Doug Nohren Pam Miller Mike Young Dave Armstrong Floyd Harrawood Mike Hasty Carol Allen 63SENIORS Art Drake Dan Benedict Sue Kays Joe Baker Sharon Sutton Kay Kingdon National Honor Society Karen Harms Sharon Mool Robert Ficken Terry Morgan Denise Fever Sharon Sparks Charles Schreck JUNIORS Richard Berlin Karen Schlipf Sally Smith Mary Higgins Janene Rinkenberger ADVISOR: Mrs. Stiles Kathy Wilkey Deb Phillis Mary Benedict SOPHOMORES Nancy Zimmerman Connie Morgan Student Council Matt Hynes, Patti Berg, Robin Breach, DeLois Fever, Deb Schuessler, Mike Hynes, Marjean Knepp, Denise Fever, Cyndi Crump, Crystal Jakob, Sandy Reinkensmeyer, Susi Hunsinger, Bruce Smith, Mary Benedict, Terry Morgan, Dan Benedict, Charles Schreck, Don Miller Advisor: Mr. Schwab.Rest Assured Directed by Mrs. Donita Wagner November 19, 1971 Cast of Charcters Philip Morlock......................................Art Drake Hazel Morlock.....................................Susan Kays Mary Morlock.............................Sharon Sutton Jessica Morlock............................Theresa Haas Mildred...................................Betty Aylward Joe Lanconi.................................Tony Malcom Luigi Lanconi.......................................Ron Porth Martha...................................Janice Knapp Lucifer....................................John Knepp Miss Akers..................................Susan Haas George Plew.............................Charlie Schreck Mrs. Schmaltz.....................................Terry Morgan Dr. Brown.................................. Gene Koos Mrs. Frinck.............................Jowanda Ledford Student Director............................Shari Mool Production Manager..................................Dan Benidict 65Finders Creepers Directed by Mrs. Carol Stiles March 24, 1972 Cast of Characters Wilbur Maxwell....................Mark Mahaffey Hercules Nelson............................Mike Hynes Celeste.............................Barb Stotts Nina Quigley.....................Sandra Davison Frankie.............................Mary Cleary Aunt Mary................................Debbie Phillis Uncle Bob..........................David Cline Granny.............................Starr Yount Mr. Quigley....................Jim McWilliams Dr. Brown.................................Jerry Etcheson Madeline........................Charlene Loisel Harry Schuster .......... Wayne Furrow Daphne....................................Karen Franke Claude...........................Richard Berlin Henry-the-helper............................Tom Wilkey Student Director...................Sally Smith 66Foreign Language Club The Foreign Language Club held a picnic this fall at Corn Belt Park. The French students competed against the Spanish students in several team games. The losers were to cook a dinner for the winners. The dinner was held March 21, 1972. Roger Saulce, AFS student from France showed slides and spoke about France. 1971-72 OFFICERS President-Mark Mahaffey V. President-Sharon Sutton Secretary-Jane Dukes Treasurer-Doug Nohren Library Club ; LGuraham’ P Wilkey, K. Harms, S. Sparks, S. Swanson, L. Baker, C. Loisel, P. Miller, •' ifl ‘ r J« Knapp, D. Schuler, C. Bechtold, C. Engel, D. Kaufman, D. Whiskers, B. H i 1 t i Hf r» y Ridgeway, P. Canull, K. Redenius, K. Miller, D. Benedict, S. Kilpatrick, C. , J. lord, L. Haas, C. Eckhart, B. Jording, L. Barker, V. Schiebcr. ADVISOR: Mrs. Besse.Key Club "Prelude to Progress".. .international theme for 1971-72 exemplifies the main goal of Key Club this year. This fall Key Club members painted the football bleachers. Seeing the need for bike safety, Key Club held a bicycle safety program where pamphlets were handed out and talks were given by several Keyclubbers about bike safety. The recreational program this year included swimming, basketball, and wrestling. More than 50 grade school boys attended. In the keeping of community service, members conducted a census of pre-school children. To promote club spirit, Key Club held several competitive games with other school organizations. A soccer match with FFA was held and Key Club played basketball with the men's faculty and FFA. Several members attended the annual District Convention at Chicago. Along with having fun, everyone learned a lot. Our home club member and Lt. Govenor, Don Miller, received an award for Outstanding Lt. Govenor. Thanks to our faculty advisor, Mr. Grose, and the Kiwanis Committee on Key Club, the El Paso High Key Club had a progressive year. Marty Rebec, President Mr. Mahaffey Mr. Grose 68Art Club Mrs. Ha gem an-Advisor, P. Miller, D. Fever, A. Cleary, T. Haas, A. Holt, M. Cleary, R. Graham, J. Kear-fott, D. Miller, V. Schlattman, D. Fever, D. Schuessler, D. Whiskers, J. Ledford, C. Allen, J. Sengpiel, B. Smith, C. Crump, S. Mool, C. Jakob, N. Grube, S. Reinkensmeyer, D. Burroughs, B. Stotts, C. Morgan, C. Tipler, S. Hunsinger, T. Morgan, S. Sutton, C. Aylward, J. Dukes, S. Yount, J. Wickenhauser, C. Schreck, D. Kearfott, T. Wilkey, D. Miller, J. Cox, D. Punke, D. Schuler, M. Hynes. EClub Advisor: Mr. Wolf Jon Jones Tom Wilkey Steve Armstrong Leroy Jording John Campbell Bruce North Gary Raymer Randy Faulk Doug Nohren Dave Armstrong Dan Kearfott Don Craig Joe Baker Mark Mahaffey Tony Haas Jim McWilliams Richard Berlin Gene Koos Randy Raymer Mike Hasty Tom Edwards Terry Fever Mike Young Charles SchreckTipler, K Franke, K. Krug, C. Aylward, J, White, B. Stotts, S. Hunsinger, T. Morgan, K. Ha™, C. Eckhart, C. Bectold, C. Stephens. The year of 1971-72 has been a very active year for the FHA. To begin the year, we had an initiation picnic for incoming members at the Corn Belt Park. The senior girls held a bake sale to make money for the April 22 trip to Chicago. The senior girls spent the night at the Palmer House, toured the Chicago Tribune, shopped at Carson's (watching all of the clothes tags), ate supper at George Diamonds, and then went to the Blackstone Theatre to see "Sleuth". On Sunday the return trip was by tTain to Bloomington. On May 16, a Mother-Daughter Banquet was held and the girls of the Home Ec. classes modeled the garments they had made throughout the year. Altogether the year was a most enjoyable and successful one. 7071AFS The American Field Service Club has been very active this past year. A number of activities were staged with the inclusion of Roger Saulce our AFS student from France, to heljj make his stay a more pleasant one. Some of the activities were a welcome party and surprise birthday party for our foreign friend, a bake sale and a Christmas present to Roger of a phone call to France. This year's plans are concluding with the acceptance of TWO exchange students to El Paso next year (A First!). Mary Benedict, a Junior, will also be representing El Paso as she goes abroad for the summer. (Another first! !). Notre bon ami, Roger. 72 Mary Benedict. . .will be a summer exchange student abroad.Girls' Track Team G.A.A. sports activities offered this year were: Archery, hiking, bowling, swimming, dodgeball, track and softball. The last hike was to Secor Grade School where Roanoke G.A.A. met us for supper. A ski trip to Lisle, Illinois in very cold January weather was enjoyed by 33 members. An initation breakfast was held in February. The G.A.A. entered teams in the state postal archery and bowling tournaments. Several G.A.A. members were on the girls track team, which hosted a joint Jr. and Sr. High meet in El Paso. The team also entered a meet at Chenoa High School. G.A.A. sponsored a very successful donkey basketball game in February in which teams representing the fire dept., mothers club, facility and G.A.A. played. The G.A.A. team not only won their basketball games but made a profit of $925.00 on the event. Representatives traveled to Vandalia in the fall for a State work shop and to a playday in Flanagan. Two girls were selected to go to the state G.A.A. camp at lake Bloomington during June. Karen Pinkham was elected to receive the Fay Crusius award. Terry Morgan and Sharon Sutton completed 50 miles of swimming to become the first in El Paso to receive the Red Cross Swimming Award. G.A.A. seniors finished the year with a camping trip using new equipment purchased with profits from the donkey-ball game. 1st ROW-T. Haas, K. Redenius, J. Ledford, C. Allen, P. Miller, S. Haas, J. Knapp, S. Sparks, S. Mool. 2nd ROW-D. Martin, S. Sutton, C. Crump, T. Morgan, P. Hinthorne, K. Harms, D. Fever, C. Jakob, S. Hunsinger. 3rd ROW-K. Krug, M. Cleary, S. Smith, M. Greenwood, J. Rinkenberger, K. Pinkham, R. Graham, D. Whiskers, C. Tipler, D. Schuessler, B. Volz. 4th ROW-D. Roberts, K. Schlipf, D. Fever, M. Benedict, J. Volk, S. Yount, P. Bushert, A. Holt, D. Kaufman, J. Kearfott, D. Lay. 5th ROW-J. Dukes, D. Miller, L. Jones, C. Morgan, S. Reinkensmeyer, L. Benedict, R. Weber, S. Swanson, K. Krug, D. Schuler, S. Kays. 6th ROW-P. Berg, D. Punke, K. Krug, C. Aylward, L. Haas, E. Armstrong, D. Kovalcik, S. Graham, Mrs. Rodgers-Advisor.Drama Club Directed by Mrs. Donita Wagner May 12, 1972 Cast of Characters Sally Kelton Bob Kelton Gertie Angelo Mom Hemingway Viv Gunther Ellery Shute Pete Westbrook Diane Mott Student Director Production Manager Publicity, Set Design Sue Haas John Knepp Lois Barker Don Miller Sue Kays Janice Knapp Arthur Drake Dan Kearfott Susan Swanson Deb Schuessler Sharon Sutton Dan Kearfott The Drama Club is a new organization that has established a tradition of a third production to provide variety in production. Newspaper Staff In November, 1971, Cindy Riggs and Cathy Loisel had an idea: El Paso High needed a school newspaper. They began to contact likely prospects to join the staff. In December, this staff held its first meeting. It was decided that the newspaper would be called THE PAPER! and that Susan Haas and Arthur Drake would be the co-editors. Under the watchful eye of Mrs. Stiles, the first issue of THE PAPER! was released in January 1972. Contained in its six pages (not including the front cover), were an editorial, two essays, a sports page, a poll, the first of a series of regular feature article called "Spotlight," and a few smaller articles. Four more issues were released until the end of the school year, each succeeding issue surpassing the previous one. Next year, under the able leadership of Richard Berlin, THE PAPER! will continue to raise itself to an even higher quality of reading. Editors: Arthur Drake Sue Haas Graphics Co-ordinator: Charlie Schreck Sports Editor: Rich Berlin Spotlight: Mary Benedict Typist: Nancy Grube 74El Paso Concert Band FLUTES Sue Haas Janice Knapp Cindy Engel Shirley Moser Pat Berg TRUMPETS Arthur Drake Loren Van Scyoc Dave Kitchell Terry Schneider Bruce Ridgeway CLARINETS Sharon Sparks Jeanette Zimmerman Sue Kays Denise Hartman Linda Haas Charlene Loisel Nancy Grube Mary Stokes PERCUSSION Linda Jones Mark Kays Dan Kearfott Bill Galloway Morgan Brown Greg Niser SAXOPHONES Terry Fever Mary Benedict Anne Holt Ronnie Harper Tom Haas Fred Drake Jeff Mullvain OBOE Jane Bukes BARITON Bruce Smith TROMBONES Richard Berlin Kevin Kaufman Howard Christian Don Craig FRENCH HORNS Carol Allen Lois Barker BASS Dave Cline 75ContestMarching Comets MAJORETTE BANNER GUARD Mary Benedict Roberta Martin—Linda Kaas DIRECTOR Mr. Hertel MAJORETTES Sandy Davison Kathy Krug FLAG CORPS Karen Krug Beth Robbins Nina Steidinger Deanna Walden Doris Hostetler Gerri White Katie Volz Ellen ArmstrongMr. Hertel-directer, Mr. Brown, R. Berlin, L. Stimpert, K. Kaufman, D. Hartman, M. Kays, S. Kays, S. Haas, J. Dukes, F. Drake, J. Mullvain, A, Holt, N. Grube, B. Galloway, D. Kitchell, L. Van Scyoc, B. Ridgeway, A. Drake, D. Stone, T. Haas, M. Benedict, T. Fever. POM-POM SQUAD K. Harms S. Davison D. Phillis M. Knepp D. Kovalcik K. Krug C. Loisel G. Turner J. LockChorus 1st ROW: V. Schlattman, J. Ledford, J. Rinkenberger, P. Haas, C. McAvoy, M. Parkhouse, C. Loisel, D. Roberts, D. Andrews, S. Graham, B. Crawford, K. Volz, P. Fisher, R. Funk. 2nd ROW: P. Talbot, D. Hartman, N. Steidinger, R. Schumacker, S. Swanson, S. Sparks, S. Haas, J. Knapp, D. Harrawood, P. Wilkey, D. Martin, K. Tate, M. Knepp, G. Turner, J. Sengpiel. 3rd ROW: D. Hostetler, W. McAvoy, D. Schuler, S. Ales, J. Lock, S. Swanson, S. Swanson, C. Aylward, P. Bushert, K. Franke, S. Yount, S. Hunsinger, S. Mool, S. Sutton, C. Jakob. D. Kaufman, Mr. Seaton. Madrigal 1st ROW': B. Smith, R. Harper, J. Rinkenberger, D. Hartman, S. Sparks, J. Knapp, S. Haas. 2nd ROW': B. Richard, J. McGhee, J. Zimmerman, L. Barker, S. Swanson, S. Swanson. 79Chorus Ensembles DIRECTOR: Mr. Russell Seaton ACCOMPANIST: John Whisker 80It was here today and was supposed to be tomorrow But now it is all yesterday . . But you know how it is ... You did it. 84Autographs 85Autographs 86Autographs 87Autographs 88

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