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

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'(it lit, lill llll tillThe Cometeer 1973 “Every Picture Tells a Story” By the Senior Class of El Paso High School El Paso, IllinoisThings We ’ll 2Never Forget 3PAM BUSHERT "So little done, so much to do." Trans.; A ,F.S. 3, 4, Class Rep. 4; F.H.A. 4; G.A.A. 1,2,3,4, Treas. 4; Chorus 2,3,4; Madr. 4; Girls' Track 3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Sp. Cl. 2,3; Homecoming Queen; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Dental Assistant. RICK CAMPBELL "There is plenty of time to win this game. " Trans.; E Cl. 2, 3, 4; Football 2,3,4; Basketball 2,3,4; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Jr. Play; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: College, Microbiology. MARY LEA BENEDICT "Truth never grows old. " St. Coun. 3,4, Sec. 3; Nat. Hon. Soc. 3,4; A. F.S. 2,3,4, Pres. 4; Fr. a. 1,2,3; G.A.A. 1.2, 3, 4, Sec. 4; Mar. B. 1.2, Drum Major 3,4; Con. B. 1,2, 3,4; Stage B. 2,3,4; Sr. Play; Newspaper 3,4; Homecoming Ct. 3; Ex. St. to Brazil; Annual Co-editor 4. Ambition: Special Education Instructor. BONNIE BOYD "Every cloud has a silver lining. " F.H.A . 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Business Career. STEVE B. ARMSTRONG "Ask me no questions and I'll tell you no lies." F.F.A. 3; E Cl. 1,2, 3,4; Art Q. 3; Football 1,2, 3,4; Basketball 1, 2, 3,4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4. Ambition: College. RICHARD BERLIN "There is no such word as fail." Nat. Hon. Soc. 3,4; A. F.S. 4; E Q. 1,2,3,4; Key Cl. 1,2, 3,4; Mar. B. 1,2, 3, 4; Con. B. 1, 2,3,4, Stage B. 1,2, 3,4; Track 1,2, 3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Newspaper 3,4, Editor 4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Electrical Engineer. LOREN D. BREACH "It is enough that there is a beyond." E Cl. 3, 4; Football 2, 3, 4. Ambition: Auto Mechanic. STEVE E. ARMSTRONG "Dare to be true. " Wrestling 4. Ambition: Welder.HOWARD CHRISTIAN "Believe it or not. " Trans.; Mar. B. 3,4; Con. B. 3,4; Football 3. Ambition: Military Service. DAVID CLINE "It may be for years, and it may be forever. " F.F.A. 1,2,3,4; Mar. B. 1,2, 3,4; Con. B. 1,2,3, 4; Stage B. 2, 3,4; Jr. Play; Musical 1. Ambition: Ministry or Farming. SANDY DAVISON "I believe in the discipline of silence and I could talk about it for hours." F. H.A. 1,2, Pub. His. 2; G. A.A. 1; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Majorette 2, 3; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Medical Assistant. RANDY DUNCAN "I am going to seek the great perhaps." E Cl. 3,4; Basketball 1, 2,3,4. Ambition: Undecided. • MARY M. CLEARY "Look out, world, here I come." St. Coun. 4; A.F.S. 2,3, 4; Lib. Cl. 4; Art Cl. 2, 3; C.A.A. 2,3,4; Sp. Cl. 3, Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Class Sec. 4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Registered Nurse. DEBRA DUNCAN "Thought is free." C.A.A. 1. Ambition: Licensed Practical Nurse. SUSAN DAVISON "Well, let me tell you something." F.H.A. 1,2,3; Pom Pom 1, 2, 3; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Child Care. JERRY ETCHESON "A lord of large experience. " St. Coun. 4; E Cl. 2,3, 4; Art Q. 2; Key Cl. 1, 2,3,4, Sec. 3, Pres. 4, Football 1, Mgr. 2,3,4; Basketball 2; Track Mgr. 2; Sp. a. 2,3; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Class V. Pres. 4; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: College.DENISE FANCHER "As merry as a cricket." Trans.; G.A.A. 1,2,3, 4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Registered Nurse. KAREN SUE FRANKE "Not that the story be long, but that it will take a long while to make it short. " A.F.S. 3,4, Pres. 3; F.H.A. 1,2, 3, 4; F.F.A . 4; Lib. Cl. 4; Chorus 1, 2,3,4; Pres. 4; Madr. 4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: To get my chance to change the world. RHONDA GRAHAM "There is nothing so irritating as somebody with more sense than I have." Lib. Cl. 3,4; A.F.S. 3, 4; Fr. Cl. 1,2,3; Art Cl. 3,4; G.A.A. 1,2,3,4; Pom-Pom 1; Sr. Play; Class V. Pres. 1; Girls' Track 2; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Legal Secretary. NANCY ELAINE CRUBE "He who preaches, will live well." A.F.S. 3,4, Class Rep. 3; Fr. Cl. 1,2; Art Cl. 2, 3; G.A.A. 1,4; Mar. B. 1,2, 3,4; Con. B. 1,2,3, 4; Stage B. 3; Chorus 1; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Music Camp Scholarship 3; New-Newspaper 3,4; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Social Worker. DELOIS FEVER "Che Sera sera, whatever will be will be. " St. Coun. 2, 3,4, Sec. 4; A.F.S. 3,4; Fr. Cl. 1,2, 3; Art Cl. 1,2,3; G.A.A. 1,2, 3,4, Class Rep. 2; Sp. Chr. 3; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Class Pres. 3; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Secretarial Work. WAYNE FURROW "A handful of good life is better than a bushel of learning. " St. Coun. 1; F.F.A. 1, 2,3,4; Key Cl. 1,2,3; Mar. B. 1,2, 3, 4; Con. B. 1,2, 3,4; Stage B. 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2, 3, 4; Madr. 1; Football 1,2, 3,4; Baseball 1,3,4; Golf 1; Sp. Q. 2; Jr. Play; Musical 1; E Cl. 3,4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Farming. MELANIE GREENWOOD "Skipping over the ocean like a stone." St. Coun. 4; F.H.A. 1, 2,3,4; G.A.A. 1,2,3,4; Chorus 1; Sp. Cl. 2,3; Cheerleading 2,4; Pom-Pom 1; Sr. Play; Class Sec. 3; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Medical Assistant. ROY GUSTAFSON "I never think of the future, it comes soon enough." F.F.A. 1,2,3,4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Farming.DENISE WILENE HARTMAN "Beauty is altogether in the eyes of the beholder. " A. F.S. 3,4; Art Cl. 1; Mar. B. 1,2,3,4; Con. B. 1,2, 3, 4; Stage B. 3, 4; Chorus 1,2, 3,4; Madr. Sp. Cl. 2,3; Sr. Play; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Medical Assistant. ALLAN HOSTETLER "Speech is silver, silence is golden." F.F.A . 1,2, 3, 4, Treas. 3, Pres. 4; Basketball 1, 2,3,4. Ambition: College, Agriculture. CONNIE JONES "Better to be happy, than wise. " A.F.S. 3,4; F.H.A . 1,2, 3,4, Pub. His. 2; Lib. Q. 4; Art Cl. 3,4; G.A.A. 1,2,3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Business Career. LINDA (FICKEN) JONES "To be beloved is above all bargains." F.H.A. 2; G.A.A. 1,2; Mar. B. 1,2; Con. B. 1, 2; Stage B. 1; Sp. Cl. 1, 2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Housewife. MARY ANN HIGGINS "Patience is a flower that grows not in everyone's garden." Nat. Hon. Soc. 3,4, Sec. 4; Fr. Q. 1,2,3, Sec. 3; G.A.A. 1,2,3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Flay; Girls' State; D.A.R.; Annual Co-editor 4. Ambition: Elementary Education. MIKE HYNES "Curfew does not ring tonight." St. Coun. 3,4, Pres. 4; E Cl. 2,3,4; Art Cl. 2, 3,4; Key Cl. 2,3,4; Football 1,2, 3,4; Wrestling 3; Track 2, 3; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Homecoming Ct. 2; Class Pres. 2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: College. JON DAVID JONES "Give me a firm place to stand, and I'll move the earth." E Cl. 2,3,4; Football 1, 2,3,4; Basketball 1; Baseball 2,4; Track 3,4; Sp. Cl. 2, 3; Homecoming King; F.F.A. 4; Class V. Pres. 3; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: College, Forestry. MILDRED KAY KELSEY "She lives for life." St. Coun. 4, V. Pres. 4; A.F.S. 3,4; Lib. Cl. 2,3,4; Art Cl. 1,2,3,4; G.A.A. 1,2,3,4. Class Rep. 1, Sec. 3, Pres. 4; Sp. Cl. 1,2,3; Jr. Play; Homecoming Ct. 2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: To find my place in life.MARK MAHAFFEY "Hitch the wagon, get ready to roll. " F.F.A. 3; E Cl. 2,3,4; Fr. Cl. 1,2,3, Pres. 3; Key Cl. 1,2, 3,4, Pres. 4; Mar. B. 1,2; Con. B. 1,2; Stage B. 1,2; Golf 1,2,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Class Pres. 4; Musical 1. Ambition: Business Career. JAMES EVERETT MCWILLIAMS "Ay, every inch a King." St. Coun. 4; E Cl. 2, 3, 4; Key Cl. 3,4, Sec. 4; Football 1, 2, 3,4; Basketball 1,2; Baseball 1,2,3, 4; Track 3,4; Sp. Cl. 2, 3; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Homecoming Ct. 4; Class Treas. 4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Business Career. DEBRA JEAN PHILLIS "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthus- • „ i» lam. Nat. Hon. Soc. 3,4, V. Pres. 4; F.H.A. 2,3,4, V. Pres. 4; Lib. Cl. 4; Chorus 1; Pom-Pom 1,2, 3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Home Ec. Hon. St. 3; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Secretary. GARY RAYMER "Sound the trumpets, beat the drums." St. Coun. 2,3; E Cl. 2, 3,4, Treas. 3; Football 1,2, 3,4; Basketball 1,2, 3,4; Baseball 1,2, 3,4; Sp. Cl. 2,3; Class Pres. 1; Homecoming Ct. 3; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Pre-Law. JOHN MCGHEE "No thought of evil on his mind." F.F.A. 1,2, 3,4; Chorus 3,4; Madr. 2,3,4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Auto Mechanic. SEBASTIAO PEREIRA NUNES "He that travels far knows much." A.F.S. 4; Madr. 4; Foreign Exchange Student; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Diplomatic Service. KAREN PINKHAM "No wisdom like silence." A.F.S. 4; F.H.A. 4; C.A.A. 1,2,3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Flay; Fay Cruisus Award; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Veterinarian. MARTY REBBEC "Live and leam." Fr. Cl. 1; Key Cl. 1,2, 3,4, Pres. 3; Sr. Play; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Auto Dealer.NICK REEVES "The coast is clear. " F.F.A. 2,3,4; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Herpetologist. ELLEN MARIE ROBBINS "Look on the bright side." Choius 1,2,3,4; Sr. Play; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Business Career. KEN SCHUMACHER "It is easy for men to talk one thing and think another." F.F.A. 4; E Cl. 4; Football 1,2, 3,4; Sp. Cl. 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Work and Travel. SALLY SMITH "With a friend to call my own, I'll never be alone. " Nat. Hon. Soc. 3,4; A.F.S. 2,3,4; Fr. Cl. 1, 2,3; C.A.A. 1,2,3,4; Class Rep. 4; Mar. B. 1,2,3; Con. B. 1,2,3; Girls' Track 2; Cheerleading 1, 2, 3; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Class Treas. 3; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Registered Nurse. JANENE RINKENBERGER "Tomorrow is a new day. " Nat. Hon. Soc. 2,3,4; A.F.S. 3,4; Fr. Cl. 1,2, 3; G.A.A. 1,2,3,4; Chorus 1,2, 3, 4; Madr. 2,3; Cheerleading 1,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Physical Therapist. ROBERT SCHMIDT "Things are not always what they seem. " F.F.A. 3,4; Fr. Cl. 2; Basketball 2; Track 3; Golf 1,2; Sr. Play. Ambition: Mechanical Engineer. JACKIE SENGPIEL "Although she is little, she is fierce." A.F.S. 3,4; F.H.A. 1, 2,3,4; Art Cl. 3,4; G.A.A. 1,2,4; Homecoming Ct. 4; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: To see a world without war. MARY CATHERINE STOKES "My heart is like a singing bird." F.H.A. 2,3,4, Treas. 4; Mar. B. 1,2, 3,4; Con. B. 1,2, 3,4; Sr. Play; Jr. Play Play; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Registered Nurse.BARBARA STOTTS "The best is yet to be." Trans.; A.F.S. 3; Art Cl. 3,4; G.A .A. 3; Jr. Play; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Interior Decorator. JOY VOLK "Happiness takes no account of time." St. Coun. 2, A.F.S. 3; Art Cl. 3; C.A.A. 1,2, 3; Sp. Cl. 2,3. Ambition: Beautician. CERUNDE WAGNER "I am willing to love all mankind." Art Cl. 4; C.A.A. 4; Chorus 4; Madr. 4; Sr. Play; Newspaper 4; Foreign Exchange Student. Ambition: Study Germans-tic or Romanistic Languages. DIANNA (KOCH) WHISKER "Marriages are made in heaven." Lib. Cl. 2,3; Art Cl. 2, 3; G.A.A. 1,2,3; Chorus 1; Sp. Cl. 2; Homecoming Ct. 1; Musical 1. Ambition: Wife and Mother. CONNIE TIPLER "The world belongs to the enthisiast who keeps cool." A.F.S. 3,4; F.H.A. 1,2, 3,4; Lib. Q. 3,4, Art Cl. 3,4; G.A.A. 1,2,3; Girls' Track 1,2,4; Sp. Cl. 3; Pom-Pom 1,2; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Airline Stewardess. BARBARA ANN VOLZ "It's only the beginning of what I want to feel forever. " St. Coun. 1; A.F.S. 3,4; F.H.A. 2,3,4, Sec. 3, Pres. 4; Fr. Cl. 1,2,3; C.A.A. 1,2, 3,4, Class Rep. 3, V. Pres. 4; Mar. B. 1; Con. B. 1; Chorus 3; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Legal Secretary. FLOYD WALTERS "The day is short but the work is long. " Football 2. Ambition: Auto Mechanic. KATHLEEN SUE WILKEY "The reward of a thing well done is to have done it. " Nat. Hon. Soc. 2,3,4, Pres. 4; F.H.A . 2, 3, 4, Sec. 4; Sp. Cl. 2, 3; Pom-Pom 1,2; Home Ec. Hon. St. 2; Foreign Language Hon. St. 3; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Dental Hygiene Hygiene.RANDY WILKEY "Think today and speak tomorrow." Wrestling 2. Ambition: Military Service. STARR YOUNT "Man has his will but woman has her way. " A.F.S. 1,2,3; F.H.A. 1, 2; Lib. Cl. 3; C.A.A. 1,3; Art Cl. 3; Chorus 1, 2,3; Madr. 1,2; Sp. Cl. 2; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Medical Career. JEANETTE ROSE ZIMMERMAN "Those vho bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. " A.F.S. 3,4, V. Pres. 4; Fr. Cl. 1,2,3; C.A.A. 1,2; Mar. B. 1,2, 3,4; Con. B. 1,2,3; Chorus 1; Madr. 3; Sp. Cl. 3; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Class Sec.-Treas. 1; Musical 1; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Registered Nurse. TOM WILKEY "Bachelors fare: bread, cheese, and kisses." F.F.A. 1,2, 3,4, V. Pres. 3; E Cl. 2,3,4; Football 1,2, 3,4; Basketball 1; Track 2; Sp. Cl. 1; Sr. Play; Jr. Play; Homecoming Ct. 1; Class V. Pres. 2; Annual Staff 4. Ambition: Livestock Commissioner. DAVID ZIMMERMAN "The sky is a promise not a bound." F.F.A. 1,2,3,4, Sec. 3, 4; Sr. Play. Ambition: Agriculturalist. TOM BUSTER "He is rich that is satisfied ." Ambition: Chef. MARY PARKHOUSE "All the world's a stage. Chorus 1. Ambition: Undecided. CARR ELL L. SHELTON JR. "I can resist everything but temptation." Trans. Ambition: Electronics.Top Ten Janene Rinkenberger . .4.00 Mary Ann Higgins . . . 3.75 Kathy Wilkey...........3.72 Jeanette Zimmerman . .3.62 Debbie Phillis........3. 37 Dave Zimmerman ... 3.35 Barb V olz............3. 34 Karen Pinkham .... 3.31 Allan Hostetler . . . . 3.23 Nancy Grube...........3. 19 HONORARY MEMBERS Tiao Nunes............3.80 Gerlinde Wagner . . . .3.75 Mark Mahaffey, President Jerry Etcheson, Vice President Jim McWilliams, Treasurer Mary Cleary, Secretary Class Officers Mary Ann Higgins D.A.R. Richard Berlin S.A.R. 12Our Decision Makers Congratulations to the graduating class of 1973! Your labors of the past twelve years are now being recognized. I trust that you have taken full advantage of the opportunities that have been afforded to you by your parents and community. With each passing year, the competition for places in our society becomes greater. May your experiences at El Paso High serve you well as you seek to find that place in society that you most desire. Richard M. Hadfield Superintendent Board of Education Melvin Moreland, Donald Zimmerman, Monte Lindsey, Wallace Etcheson--President, Richard Hadfield --Superintendent, Gene Wilkey, John Sutton--Secretary, Gilbert Kaufman.1. SAM WADSWORTH Commerce, Coach 2. ANNHOCKER Secty. to MR. KAYS 3. KARMY KAYS Principal 4. ROBERT KNEPP Agriculture 5. JOSEPHINE MORRIS Secty. to MR. HADFIELD 6. LORETTA TIPLER Secty. to MR. HADFIELD 7. JEAN RODGERS Girls P.E. 8. DAVID WANTLAND Ag., Ind. Arts. 9. MARGARET HANKEY Commerce 10. MICHAEL GROSE Guidance Counselor 151. PAM ETCHESON English, French 2. BILL MARQUARDT Ind. Arts, P.E. 3. WILLIAM HER TEL Band 4. MARY LOU THOMPSON Study Hall Supervisor 5. BILL WOLF Driver Ed., Coach 6. RICHARD JAMES Building Trades 7. WALTER SAUNDERS Social Studies 8. JOAN SCOTT Spanish, Math 9. NORMA SCHULER School Nurse 10. MARILYN MUSICK Vocal Music 11. ALICE WINBURN Speech, English 17Gene Phillis, Ted Wollenschlager Custodians Cooks Mrs. Pear1 Tipler Mrs. Alice Schramm Mrs. Mary Krug Mrs. Helen Zimmerman Mrs. Betty Shoemaker Mrs. Sena Crump Airs. Barbara Krug Bus Drivers Leo Finck Bill Armstrong Roger Benson Gordon Crawford David Porter Robert Schlattman Harold Schlink Harold Thomdyke Alfred Wessel Louise Lay Jack Wilson Louise Lay Custodian 18President - Bruce Smith Vice President - Dennis Delaney Secretary - Connie Morgan Treasurer - Sandy Reinkensmeyer Stand Chairman - Jeff Wickenhauser Cfass or if 20Ales, Susan Andrews, Alan Armstrong, Les Aylward, Carol Baize, Colleen Bauer, Gregg Benedict, Linda Breach, Robin Brunson, Don Burroughs, Del ora Canull, Phyllis Crawford, Ann Crawford, Brenda Delaney, Dennis Dirks, Ray Drake, Fred Dressier, Dave Duffy, Matt Dukes, Jane Duncan, Beverly Eckhart, Cathy Engel, Cindy Enright, Tim Evans, Rick Fairchild, Jim Graber, Myron Haas, Tony Hair, Tony Harper, Ron Harris, Ron Heibenthal, Pam Hodel, Daryl Holt, Annie Jeffreys, Patti Johnson, Jim Jording, Evelyn Kaufman, Donna Kaufman, Kevin Kays, Mark Kearfott, Janet Kilpatrick, Susan Kitchell, David 21Koos, John Krug, Karol Krug, Kathy Kuebler, Mark Lee, Ben Lock, Judy Porzelius, Chris Price, John Punke, Diana Raymer, Randy Redenius, Gary Reinkensmeyer, Sandy Richard, Bill Savers, Kathy Schuler, Diane Shepherd, Sandy Smith, Bruce Stauter, Tom Steffen, Dick Stephens, Donnie Swanson, Sheryl Tipler, Terry Uphoff, Mike Walden, Deanna Weber, Regina Whisker, John Wickenhauser, Jeff Wilkey, Paulette Wilson, Gary Zimmerman, Nancy Zimmerman, Norma 22Andrews, Dianna Arbuckle, Herbert Armstrong, Amy Armstrong, Ellen Armstrong, Ron Baker, Pamela Barker, Albert Berg, Patricia Boswell, Donald Brown, Morgan Byrd, Larry Cleary, Michael Davison, Daniel Dosstter, Raymond Eckhart, Paul Enright, Mark Etcheson, Jay Funk, Rose Galloway, Bill Geiger, Rick Graham, Sharon Haas, Linda Haas, Mary Lu Haas, Peggy Haas, Thomas Hamilton, Eileen Harris, Gregory Heibenthal, Randall Hill, Randy Hinthome, Garry 23Hocker, Dennis Hostetler, Doris Hynes, Matthew Johnson, Sue Knepp, Marjean Kovalcik, Debra Krug, Karen Lay, Debra Malcome, Gary Martin, Teresa McAvoy, Wendie McDaniel, Kathryn Miller, Karen Miller, Sharon Moberly, Richard Morgan, Richard Mosbach, Fred Moser, Gregory Mullvain, Jeffrey Myers, Dee Newkirk, Margie North, Brian Parkhouse, Jeffrey Punke, Barbara Ramey, Ann Class Officers Rarick, Rick Rice, Charles Ridgeway, Bruce Ridgeway, Theresa Deb Lay, President Jay Etcheson, Vice President Morgan Brown, Secretary Karen Krug, Treasurer 24Riggs, Cynthia Robbins, Beth Roberts, Debbie Rust, Michael Rutledge, Debra Rutledge, Denise Schaaf, Tami Schieber, Vemette Schlattman, Robert Schumacher, Rae Shoultz, Patricia Shepherd, Larry Snyder, Richard Snyder, Robert Steidinger, Nina Stitt, Martin Stone, Dennis Swanson, Sara Talbert, Penny Turner, Gail Turner, Rick VanScyoc, Charles Volz, Mary Kay Wadsworth, Larry Wagner, Celia Walden, William Waters, Richard White, Geri W'olfe, Kevin Young, Steven ?5Allen, Peggy Angotti, Darlene Armstrong, Julie Aylward, Christine Baer, Steven Cleary, Matthew Cline, Charles Cooley, Roger Cornett, Galen Craig, Colin Dehority, Rebecca Drake, Marcia Dressier, Steve Dukes, Amy Duncan, Connie Edgecomb, Bruce Engel, Deborah Evans, Kevin Fairchild, Carol Fever, Garry 26Fever, Joe Furrow, Dennis Dussner, Debbie Galloway, Steve Garrels, Valerie Geiger, Kaylene Grubb, Terry Grubb, Tom Haas, Murray Hadfield, MayeBeth Hair, Theresa Hale, Nancy Hankey, Michael Harding, Tarri Hartman, David Hasty, Pat Hatch, Wanda Hayes, Julie Heibenthal, Lisa Hilgendorf, Tim Hocker, Jim Hooper, Rebecca Kearfott, Randy Koos, Joe Krug, Patricia Krug, Rodney Luedtke, Deyon Luttrell, Jackie Martin, Larry McAvoy, Vernon McWilliams, Patty Miller, Cindy Miller, Sandy Mitchell, Thomas Moser, Jeffrey Myers, David Patterson, Janet Pope, David Price, Dixie Rice, Joyce 27Varsity Football Squad 1st ROW: Coach Wadsworth, Mike Hynes, K. Schumacher, L. Breach, T. Wilkey, T. Stauter, W. Furrow, T. Haas, R. Heibenthal, Matt Hynes, D. Hocker, T. Hair, S. Young, B. North, R. Hill, Coach Beck. 2d ROW: S. Armstrong, L. Armstrong, M. Kays, J. McWilliams, Keith Mool, Ken Mool, D. Hodel, R. Campbell, J. Jones, M. Cleary, D. Myers, L. Wadsworth, J. Koos, G. Bauer, R. Turner, R. Armstrong, Robert Snyder, B. Walden, Richard Snyder, B. Ridgeway, T. Tipler, G. Raymer, J. Etcheson, Mgr. The 1972 FOOTBALL COMETS finished their campaign very successfully after quite a disappointing start. We opened the season with losses to Eureka and Dee-Mack and then won six of our last seven games. Our only loss the rest of the season was to Lexington, who finished the conference undefeated. We started the season with ten seniors on the squad, but they were plagued with injuries. STEVE ARMSTRONG and RICK CAMPBELL, both starters last year, were sidelined before the season got under way. KEN SCHUMACHER, a starting defensive end, was put out of commission before the third game. All-conference tackle JON JONES and linebacker TOM WILKEY led the team in tackles, each getting 70. TOM was injured in the Minonk game, which put him out the rest of the season. WAYNE FURROW did an outstanding job at defensive halfback. JIM MCWILLIAMS has a fine year at monster linebacker on defense. LOREN BREACH made a lot of improvement at offensive tackle. MIKE HYNES played an outstanding linebacker and also filled in at fullback. GARY RAYMER, the final senior, played a tough comer linebacker and led the team in pass receptions from his flanker spot. We used a number of underclassmen this year, all of whom did a terrific job in making our season successful. KEN MOOL was an all-conference defensive end. KEITH MOOL was an all-conference offensive guard. TONY HAAS was an all-conference offensive halfback. TONY is the first back in a number of years to gain over 1,000 yards rushing at El Paso High. DARYL HODEL did a fine job at defensive tackle. TOM STAUTER improved tremendously at the quarterback position and also played a tough corner linebacker. LES ARMSTRONG, TONY HAIR, and TERRY TIPLER, all played key roles in the success of our defensive unit. GREG BAUER played a big role on the kickoff and punt teams. We had two sophomores who played regular on this year's varsity. MATT HYNES at offensive center and MIKE CLEARY at offensive end. We are very happy to have all of these boys back next year. This group of young athletes did a tremendous job, and the coaching staff is very proud of them. I would like to wish all of them the best of luck in the future. Coach Wadsworth TRI-CAPTAINS WITH COACH WADSWORTH GARY, TOM, JIM9:HB 1 HOME |0 MIN SEC. |DOWN VISITORS 8 10 YDS." GO Ready, Set Hut Need a little push? El Paso gains 245 yards on the ground. "You're confused? What a Ham! "TOM WILKEY Linebacker All-Conference Most Tackles Most Valuable Player s e n i o r s JON JONES Tackle All-Conference Most Tackles Most Valuable Lineman Most Improved Player MIKE HYNES Linebacker All-Conference (Honorable Mention) WAYNE FURROW Defensive Halfback JIM MCWILLIAMS Linebacker All- Conference (Honorable Mention) LOREN BREACH Tackle 32 GARY RAYMER Linebacker Most SpiritedKEN SCHUMACHER End STEVE ARMSTRONG Quarterback RICK CAMPBELL End Eureka EL PASO 0 OPP. 24 Deer Creek-Mackinaw 6 20 Flanagan 32 6 Woodland 36 12 Lexington 12 21 Gridley 32 7 Chenoa 12 6 Minonk-Dana-Rutland 6 0 Farmer City-Mansfield 24 0 Returning Lettermen TONY HAAS KEN MOOL DARYL HODEL TOM STAUTER Halfback Guard Tackle Quarterback All-Conference Jr. All-Conference Jr. Jr. Jr. MATT HYNES LES ARMSTRONG KEITH MOOL Center End Guard Soph. Jr. All-ConferenceSophomores 1st ROW: B. North, R. Hillf R. Heibenthal, D. Hocker, Rob Snyder, S. Young, Rich Snyder. 2d ROW: R. Turner, B. Ridgeway, R. Armstrong, M. Cleary, D. Myers, L. Wadsworth, B. Walden, L. Shepard, Matt Hynes. FROSH-SOPH Minonk-Dana- EL PASO OPP Rutland Deer Creek- 28 8 Mackinaw 12 14 Flanagan 8 17 Woodland 14 0 Lexington 34 8 Gridley 22 14 Chenoa 14 12 FRESHMEN EL PASO OPP, Lexington 0 22 Eureka 0 28 Deer Creek-Mackinaw 6 36 Chenoa 8 28 Fairbury- Cropsey 14 46 Gridley 0 36 Freshmen 1st ROW: S. Galloway, D. Rohrberg, M. Cleary, J. Hocker, D. Stephens, G. Fever, J. Koos, D. Hartman, D. Furrow, T. Mitchell. 2d ROW: Coach Marquardt, M. Hankey, S. Young, K. Tracey, S. Baer, B. Shepard J. Fever, M. Benedict, M. Haas, G. Cornett, K. Evans, T. Hilgendorf, D. Savers.Tony Haas Gary Raymer Tom Stauter Jim McWilliams Tom Wilkey Mike Hynes El Paso 30 Opponents 12 ALL-PURPOSE RUNNING AND PASSING Rushing 1029 Pass Receiving 0 Returns 325 Passing 10 Total Yards 1364 183 106 282 0 571 254 0 33 210 497 124 0 42 0 166 302 31 6 0 339 103 0 0 0 103 SCORING BY QUARTERS 48 46 36 160 avg game 17.8 43 27 14 96 avg game 10.7 TACKLES Jon Jones Tom Wilkey Mike Hynes Tom Stauter TACKLES ASSISTS 57 25 69 1 2 49 41 69 1 2 36 30 51 40 12 46 Jim McWilliams Gary Raymer Daryl Hodel Ken Mool TACKLES ASSISTS 30 12 36 31 9 35 1 2 22 21 32 1 2 26 12 32 35 Home Games EL PASO OPP. Chenoa 54 75 Dee-Mac 51 71 Eureka 41 68 Lexington 56 54 M.D.R. 55 64 Flanagan 64 62 Gridley 46 48 Woodland 56 58 Away Games EP OPP. Flanagan 56 61 Low Point Wash. 57 67 Gridley 40 65 M.D.R. 55 76 Roanoke-Benson 54 63 Bradford 66 67 Toulon 69 67 Peoria Hts. 50 55 EP OPP. Low Point Wash. 58 79 Woodland 52 70 Roanoke- Be nson 67 70 Chenoa 44 60 Dee-Mac 51 48 Lexington 55 71 Gridley (Reg) 55 72 LcJltLVarsity Basketball Squad 1st ROW: Gary Raymer, Rick Campbell, Randy Duncan, Tom Stauter, Tony Haas, Wayne Furrow. 2d ROW: Coach Wolf, Allan Hostetler, Larry Wadsworth, Gary Redenius, Ron Harris, Greg Bauer, Steve Armstrong, Dennis Hocker, Ron Harper, Mgr. Coach's Comments WAYNE FURROW — As a 5 7" guard, he was not only a good ball handler but also a good shooter, What he lacked in height, he made up for with hustle and desire. GARY RAYMER — A starter at forward and guard who battled tough until illness slowed him at mid-season. He came on strong at the end of the year as a good quick shooter with outstanding hustle. ALLAN HOSTETLER -- A four year basketball player who saw limited action, but was always there when needed. His dedication to the game was his main point. RANDY DUNCAN -- As a first year starter at center, he played three real outstanding games at Peoria Heights Tournament while having a sprained ankle. He was a good jumper and shooter from the inside and the outside. RICK CAMPBELL — ’’Soup" was sidelined with a knee injury in football until after Christmas. I just wished he could have performed without the injury as a good healthy forward. He could have made quite a difference in our season. STEVE ARMSTRONG — Due to a football injury which resulted in a broken leg, Steve was only able to participate for a third of the season. TONY HAAS — A very quick defensive player who improved throughout the season offensively. With more improvement in ball handling and strong work on offense, he could develop into a "top-notch" guard or forward in the conference. TOM STAUTER — As our sixth man, he came off the bench the best of any player. He was a good outside shot as well as a strong defensive player. He has the capability of being an outstanding ball player and will step in as a '73 - '74 starter. DENNIS HOCKER -- As best ball handler, he improved each game to become a starter as a sophomore. With his dedication and determination to improve the defensive and offensive efforts of the team, he should be the floor general next year. He played against some tough opponents as a guard this year but held his own throughout the season. LARRY WADSWORTH — As offensive leader in scoring as a sophomore, he was elected to the all tournament team at Peoria Heights and also to the honorable mention team for the conference. With dedication and hard work, he could become an outstanding basketball player. He will need to become an inside as well as an outside threat if we become a good team in the future. GREG BAUER — An outstanding shooter who was also elected to the all tournament team at Peoria Heights. A weak side forward in our offense, who could develop into an outstanding forward with hand work between now and next season. He has all the ability and potential to become great. 37Junior Varsity 1st ROW: Steve Young, Steve Baer, Larry Shepherd, Charles Van Scyoc, Rick Morgan, 2d ROW: Galen Cornett, Richard Snyder, Larry Byrd, Robert Snyder, Coach Wadsworth. JUNIOR VARSITY RECORD FRESHMAN RECORD Won Lost Won Lost 7 14 0 12 Freshmen Jim Hocker, Gary Fever, Dennis Furrow, Galen Cornett, Steve Baer, Steve Galloway. Not Pictured: Mike Hankey, Murray Haas, Ben Shepherd. 3839Annie ’74 Janene ’73 Melanie ’73 Come On Comets Do Your ThingDORIS HOSTETLER LULU HAAS JANET PATTERSON TERESA TIPLER Wrestling KNEELING: C. Sampen, M. Brown, D. Stephens, K. Evans, M. Enright, B. Galloway, Mgr. STANDING: L. Armstrong, S. Armstrong, G. Moser, D. Myers, B. Walden, B. Ridgeway, Coach Beck. Tremont LeRoy Chenoa Roanoke Octavia Flanagan Tournament Ulini Bluffs Roanoke LeRoy Flanagan Steve Armstrong 6-15 WRESTLING SCHEDULE Ulini Bluffs Central Catholic Roanoke Flanagan Peoria Heights Pontiac Gibson City LeRoy Tournament Chenoa Les Armstrong Most Improved Most Pins Most Valuable 11 - 12 RECORD 0-17 Dee Myers 14 - 11Track KNEELING: J. Fever, M. Benedict, D. Savers, M. Cleary, K. Tracey. STANDING: Coach Wantland, T. Haas, B. Walden, J. Jones, R. Berlin, M. Rust, S. Armstrong. Chenoa Dee-Mack Lexington Gridley Roanke-Benson Minonk Lexington Gridley SCHEDULE Minonk Normal Relays Flanagan Woodland Dee-Mack W'oodford County Chenoa RICHARD BERLIN Mile Relay 440 220 STEVE ARMSTRONG High Hurdles 120 High Hurdles 120 Low Hurdles JON JONES Shot Put Discus 43KNEELING: Chuck Rice, Ray Dosstter, Wayne Furrow, Rick Geiger, Gary Raymer, Steve Young, Dave Hartman, Garry Fever, Dan Rohrberg, Terry Grubb, Tim Hilgendorf, Galen Cornett, Les Armstrong. STANDING: Coach Lee, Jon Jones, Alan Andrews, Matt Hynes, Larry Wadsworth, Greg Harris, Rick Campbell, Ron Harris, Dee Myers, Mike Cleary, Jim McWilliams, Gregg Bauer, Tony Haas. Schedule Chenoa Woodland Dee-Mack Gridley Metamora Lexington Minonk Toluca Wenona Eureka Chandlerville Flanagan Central Catholic 45Golf KNEELING: Steve Galloway, Dennis Furrow, Murray Haas, Jim Hooker, Ben Shepherd, Kurt Sampen. STANDING: Coach Wolf, Brian North, Bill Galloway, Rick Morgan, Robert Schmidt, Marty Rebbecc, Tom Stauter, Mark Kays, Gregg Bauer, Robert Snyder, Dennis Hocker. Schedule Peoria Heights Washington Toluca Normal Community Low Point- Washburn LeRoy Eureka Pontiac F airbury- Cropsey Toluca Normal Community Pontiac Fairbury Eureka LeRoy Low Point-Washburn Washington 46Homecoming 48CRUiSin ’ 5 7 Dance (Sat.) - 8:30-11:30 p Music by The Cool Tools Coronation - 10:00 p.m. Float Prizes 1 81 Senior - Cruisin' on by Sophmore - We'll bobby sock 'em Junior - We'll rock tonite Freshman - Grease 'em up Comets and we 11 slide our way to victory ?nd 3rd Ijth ON Coders V '■•'or.ee oming Schedule Pep Assembly - 1:00 p.m. Parade - 2:15 p.m. Game - 8:00 p.m. 50Annual Staff EDITORS Mary Benedict Mary Ann Higgins SENIOR SECTION Rhonda Graham Connie Tipler Pam Bushert Connie Jones ADMINISTRATION Karen Franke MUSIC Jeanette Zimmerman Denise Hartman ORGANIZATIONS Karen Pinkham Jackie Sengpiel Barb Stotts ARTWORK Linda Jones Nancy Grube BUSINESS MANAGER Richard Berlin CLASS WILL Starr Yount Kay Kelsey END-OF-YEAR ACTIVITIES Susan Davison Mike Hynes Jim McWilliams Sally Smith CHEERLEADING Sally Smith Janene Rinkenberger HOMECOMING Barb Volz Rhonda Graham SNAPSHOTS Ken Schumacher Nick Reeves DeLois Fever Barb Volz JR. AND SR. PLAYS Ellen Robbins Kathy Wilkey PHOTOGRAPHERS Sandy Davison Karen Franke Jerry Etcheson Sebastiao Nunes Rick Campbell SPORTS Tom Wilkey Roy Gustafson Wayne Furrow Jon Jones Gary Raymer UNDERCLASSMEN DeLois Fever Mary Cleary Denise Fancher Janene Rinkenberger Denise Hartman Jeanette Zimmerman SUBSCRIPTIONS Jeanette Zimmerman Karen Pinkham Kathy Wilkey Debbie Phillis 52Student Council 1st ROW: Bruce Smith-Treasurer, Mike Hynes-President, Kay Kelsey-Vice-President, De Lois Fever- Secretary, Mr. Saunders-Advisor. 2nd ROW: Deb Lay, Mary Benedict, Sharon Graham, Cindy Miller, Melanie Greenwood, Diane Punke, Sandy Reinkensmeyer, Maiy Cleary, Amy Dukes. 3rd ROW: Mike Uphoff, Keith Mool, Tom Stauter, Mike Cleary, Jerry Etcheson, Jim McWilliams, Mark Benedict, Matt Hynes. THE PAPER STAFF: editor: rich berlin, co-editor (1st sem. ): ben lee writers: colleen baize, mary benedict, ann crawford, kurt sampen, diane schuler, larry stimpert, gerlinde wagner, deanna walden. graphics coordinator: nancy grube, advisor: mr. kramme. 53STANDING: K. Miller, D. Engel, D. Walden, D. Phillis, M. Cleary, E. Armstrong, D. Kovalcik, T. Grubb, S. Miller, D. Kaufman. 1st ROW: S. Swanson, L. Haas, D. Schuler, B. Smith, Mrs. Besse. 2d ROW: K. Kelsey, D. Lay, K. Franke, G. White, K. Krug, J. Wickenhauser, C. Alyward. 3d ROW: P. Wilkey, K. Krug, L. Benedict, C. Jones, C. Tipler, R. Weber, K. Eckhart. 4th ROW: R. Graham, S. Kilpatrick, E. Jording, P. Bushert, C. Engel, V. Schieber, P. C a null. Library Club National Honor Society 1st ROW: J. Rinkenberger, A. Holt, M. Benedict, Treas., M. Higgins, Sec., K. Wilkey, Pres., D. Phillis, V. Pres., Mrs. Etcheson, Advisor, S. Ales, Norma Zimmerman. 2d ROW: J. Mullvain, S. Reinkensmeyer, N. Grube, C. Morgan, M. Knepp, Nancy Zimmerman, J. Zimmerman. 3d ROW: D. Delaney, D. Hodel, R. Snyder, L. Wadsworth, G. Raymer, R. Berlin, A. Hostetler. 54G.A.A ROW 1-Sally Smith, Deb Kovalcik, Sheryl Swanson, Pam Bushert-Treasurer, Barb Volz-Vice-President, Kay Kelsey-President, Mary Benedict-Secretary, Sharon Graham, Deb Lay, Diane Miller. ROW 2-Debbie Harding, Rhonda Graham, Mary Cleary, Jackie Sengpiel, Janene Rinkenberger, Melanie Greenwood, Mary Ann Higgins, Penny Bushert, Karen Krug, Mrs. Rogers-Advisor. ROW 3-Barb Stotts, DeLois Fever, Sandy Reinkensmeyer, Regina Weber, Linda Benedict, Denise Fancher, Karen Pinkham, Gerlinde Wagner, Carol Alyward, Nancy Grube. ROW 4-Ann Holt, Karol Krug, Delora Burroughs, Janet Kearfott, Kathy Krug, Peggy Haas, Pam Baker, Cindy Riggs, Dennna Walden, Connie Morgan, ROW 5- Tammy Schaaf, Kayelene Geiger, Pat Krug, MayeBeth Hadfield, Mary Sutton, Linda Haas, Lulu Haas, Patty Berg, Ellen Armstrong, Debbie Roberts. ROW 6- Becky Dehority, Chris Aylward, Tarri Handing, Michelle Burke, Kathy Rinkenberger, Dixie Price, Jackie Luttrell. This has been quite an active year for GAA. To start out the year archery and hiking were offered as fall sports. We had the first "sanctioned" hike in state history when we met four other schools on our long hike to Secor and had dinner together. A very successful candy sale was sponsored which netted $600. Every girl pitched in but Penny Bushert was the top salesman. Semester sports included bowling, swimming, volleyball, and dodgeball. In February a formal initiation dinner was held at Mona's. On March 17, the GAA joined in on the Danny Thomas "Shamrock for Dystrophy" drive and contributed well to that cause. Spring sports offered were baseball, track, campcraft, and two new sports for our GAA: golf and tennis. The year was indeed a busy and successful one. Honorary members Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Hieser with Faye Crusius Award winner, Sandy Reinkensmeyer.Girls ’ Sports This year some girls' sports were offered in addition to the regular GAA sports. These programs were sanctioned by the Illinois High School Association. Any girl was eligible to participate but medical exams, insurance, and regular practices were required. Track meets were held in Gridley, El Paso and Pontiac. Girls represented El Paso in a bowling tournament in Eureka and a volleyball tournament in Flanagan. A total of 110 girls took part in the Red Cross sponsored 50-mile Swim Club. Girls' sports are now beginning to receive the recognition they deserve and will be seen much more frequently in the future, not only at El Paso High School but throughout the state. El Paso is proud to be a part of this movement. TRACK TEAM Becky Hooper Rosa Funk Kaylene Geiger Maye Hadfield Paulette Wilkey Theresa Ridgeway Benny Bushert Sheryl Swanson Teresa Tipler Eileen Froman Connie Tipler Janet Patterson Cindy Miller Amy Dukes GYM CLASS VOLLEYBALL CHA MPS-- Starr Yount-Captain, Connie Tipler, Barb Stotts, Katie Volz, Cindy Miller, Janet Patterson, Theresa Hair, Sandy Miller. VOLLEYBALL TEAM Sheryl Swanson Sharon Graham Chris Aylward Pat Krug Gail Turner Karen Krug Nina Steidenger Becky Hooper Penny Bushert Connie Tipler 56BOWLING TEAM 10 Mile E. Hamilton W, , McAvoy T. Ridgeway R. Funk D. Kaufman M. Stokes K. Volz S. Yount C. Morgan M. Benedict N. Grube D. Schuler C. Tipler C. Steffen P. Krug R. Richards M. Sutton B. Williams B. Boyd K. Eckhart P. Bushert P. Bushert S. Davison S. Davison K. Rinkenberger 20 Mile D. Roberts K. Pinkham A. Armstrong P. Haas P. McWilliams 40 Mile Pam Baker E Club SENIORS Randy Duncan Wayne Furrow Richard Berlin Rick Campbell Mike Hynes Mark Mahaffey Tom Wilkey Jon Jones Ken Schumacher Jerry Etcheson Loren Breach Jim McWilliams Steve Armstrong Gary Raymer JUNIORS Tony Haas Randy Raymer Les Armstrong Ken Mool Keith Mool Daryl Hodel Tom Stauter SOPHOMORES SPONSORS Rick Rarick Mr. Sam Wadsworth Matt Hynes Mr. Bill Wolf Greg Harris Randy Heibenthal Mark EnrightFor the AFS Club, this year is one that will be long remembered. Through the Americans Abroad program, Mary Benedict went to Brazil for the summer as the first El Paso student to be accepted to this program. In January Carol Aylward left for New Zealand as our first Year Program participant. As if it weren t enough to have one "crazy Brazilian" in the form of Sabastiao P. Nunes spending the year in El Paso we also had a "bubbling German" called Gerlinde Wagner. "Tiao" spent his year with the George Drake family and Gerlinde called the Dallas Schuler farm her home. They both livened up the halls at school with their happy singing and thoughtful ideas. The AFS Club held a welcome party and Tiao s birthday party in the fall. At Christmas we went caroling and had a gathering afterwards. Here, both AFS students received gift certificates for telephone calls to their families. March brought surprizes for Gerlinde — a surprize birthday party, that is! April 30-May 5 was "AFS Week." Four Hersey High students spent the week in local homes, slides were shown in several assemblies, rehersals for the big event of the week, and International Variety Show', were held. Friday at noon, AFS students from surrounding communities began to arrive. Everybody sang and talked and had a good time. Interest in the AFS program was sparked. To everyone involved it was clear that it's truly a "Small World." It is sad to end this page in AFS history but we close it knowing that somehow the barriers dividing the world have been drawn a little closer together through our involvement in AFS. Gerlinde and Tiao Gerlinde and Tiao With Mrs. Heiser Mary wifh familia Bidin Brazilian Host Family. 58 Carol with her New Zealand sister, Sally.F.F.A. President: Allan Hostetler Vice-President: Kenny Mool Secretary: Dave Zimmerman Treasurer: Myron Graber Sentinel: Mike Upoff ReDorter: Daiyl Hodel Parliamentarian: Keith Mool Sponsor: Mr. Knepp FFA FOUNDATION AWARDS Beef Production.......................................Dave Zimmerman Dairy Production..........................................Mark Kuebler Livestock Farming......................................Allan Hostetler Sheep Production..........................................Keith Mool Swine Production.......................................Allan Hostetler Com Production............................................Daryl Hodel Soybean Production.....................................Allan Hostetler Crop Farming..............................................Wayne Furrow Extemporaneous Speaking Winner.........................Wayne Furrow FFA AWARDS Dekalb Award...........................................Allan Hostetler Outstanding FFA Member.................................Wayne Furrow Outstanding Greenhand..................................Larry Wadsworth 601st ROW: Mr. Grose—Faculty advisor, Mike Hynes, Jerry Etcheson, Mark Mahaffey, Jim McWilliams. ROW 2 — Rick Morgan, Mark Benedict, Rich Berlin, Mike Cleary, Randy Raymer, Gary Raymer, Dale Stephens, Jim Hocker, Tony Haas, Joe Fever, Murry Haas, Mark Kays, Matt Cleary, Marty Rebecc, Danny Davison. KEY CLUB OFFICERS President: Mark Mahaffey Vice-President: Mike Cleary Secretary-Treasurer: Mike Cleary Faculty Advisor: Mr. Grose Kiwanias Advisors: Mr. Steve Mooney Mr. Curt Mahaffey 61I F.H.A FHA OFFICERS President: Barb Volz Vice-President: Deb Phillis 2nd Vice-President: Mel Greenwood Secretary: Kathy Wilkey Treasurer: Mary Stokes Historian: Cindy Riggs Chapter Mothers: Mrs. Krug and Mrs. Volz FHA CALENDAR OF EVENTS October: FHA initiation and picnic at Corn Belt Park in honor of new members. November: Sale of Stanley Products Presentation by representative of Flamingo Beauty College. April: FHA co-sponsored a style show with the Annual staff which was presented for all the high school girls. Senior girl's bake sale and cake raffle. Senior girl's overnight trip to Chicago. They visited Brookfield Zoo, York-town and WoodHill Shopping Centers, and had dinner at the Flame. May: Installment of '73-'74 officers. 63Chorus 1st ROW: Betty Carey, Peggy Haas, Penny Bushert, Becky Hooper, Cindy Steffen, Penny Talbert, Rosie Richards, Mary Sutton, Nancy Hale; 2nd ROW: Lori Sennott, Paulette Wilkey, Kathy McDaniel, Caroline McAvoy, Pat McWilliams, Cindy Riggs, Brenda Crawford, Rae Schumacher, Debbie Roberts; 3rd ROW: Sara Swanson, Pam Bushert, Colleen Baize, Pat Krug, Carol Fairchild, Gerlinde Wagner, Chris Alyward, Gail Turner, Marjean Knepp, Nina Steidinger; 4th ROW: Judi Locke, Denise Hartman, Beth Robbins, Ellen Robbins, Susan Ales, Carol Alyward, Diane Schuler, Karen Franke, Sheryl Swanson, Doris Hostetler, Mrs. Musick--Instructor. Not pictured - Janene Rinkenberger. The El Paso High School has been very busy this year. It has performed at several contests, concerts, and community organizations. The chorus and its ensembles worked many long hours for the IHSA contests held at ISU. From these two contests, we learned achievement, satisfaction, and the ability to work together. The ensembles also performed for many community organization meetings, such as, Lutheran Ladies Aid, Ki-wanis, and Chamber of Commerce. The Chorus has performed in several concerts including: the Christmas concert, the Spring concert, and the Stage Band and Chorus concert. Each one of our concerts was an enjoyable experience ! 64 Mrs. Marilyn MusickQUARTET SEXTET DUETS TRIO SEXTET SOLOISTS SEXTETEl Paso Marching Comets FLAC CORP Karen Krug Dianna Andrews Beth Robbins Deanna Walden - Captain Joyce Rice Peggy Ann Haas Kathy Witkowski POM-POM Penny Bushert Michele Burke Chris Alyward Debbie Phillis - Captain Judi Locke Pat McWilliams Cindy Steffen DRUM MAJORETTE Mary Benedict TWIRLER Kathy Krug BANNER BEARERS Jennifer Mullvain Jill Knapp The band at El Paso is a very busy organization. During the year, the band has engaged in numerous parades, concerts, contests, and performances. The El Paso Marching Comets started the band year. Four home games were highlighted by their music and dance. The Marching Comets performed in four parades, three of which were competitive. El Paso Band also took top honors at the I.S.U. Marching Band Contest! The Conceit band's season was no less exciting. Three home concerts were performed while members prepared for two contests: solo-ensemble and band. Home basketball games were another place of performance by the band. This year El Paso held an exchange concert with Dee-Mack. The stage band or "The Reality" was also kept busy. The Corn Festival and the Board-Faculty Dinner were two jobs well done by the band. Clinics and field trips to I.S.U. and I.W.U. were scheduled to help improve techniques. The band of EPHS is growing bigger and better each year. Every student here can be proud of its achievements! Mr. Hertel 66Concert Band DIRECTOR: BASS CLARINET FRENCH HORN Mr. William Hertel Nancy Grube Kurt Sampen FLUTES CONTRA-BASS CLARINET CORNETS Shirley Moser Mary Stokes David Kitchell Marcia Drake Wayne Furrow Pat Berg ALTO SAXOPHONES Bruce Ridgeway Gladys Ward Mary Benedict Tom Mitchell Cindy Engel Anne Holt Debbie Engel Jeff Mullvain TROMBONES Becky Dehority Mayebeth Hadfield Richard Berlin Darlene Angotti Kevin Kaufman OBOE Larry Stimpert Jane Dukes TENOR SAXOPHONES Howard Christian Fred Drake Don Boswell BASSOON Tom Haas Amy Dukes PERCUSSION BARITONE SAXOPHONE Mark Kays CLARINETS Ron Harper Bill Galloway Linda Haas Morgan Brown Deyon Luedtke BARITONE HORN Greg Moser Denise Hartman Tom Grubb Bruce Smith Debbie Fussner BASSES 67 ALTO CLARINET Steve Young BASSES David Cline Charles ClineWoodwind Ensembles Alto Sax Duet - Mary Benedict, Anne Holt, Flute Duet - Shirley Moser, Marcia Drake, Flute Duet - Debbie Engel, Cindy Engel, Flute Trio - Becky Dehority, Debbie Engel, Cindy Engel, Flute Quartet - Marcia Drake, Gladys Ward, Shirley Moser, Pat Berg, Woodwind Quintet - Amy Dukes, Jane Dukes, Pat Berg, Kurt Sampen, Deyon Luedtke, Saxophone Sextet - Fred Drake, Tom Haas, Mayebeth Hadfield, Darlene An-gotti, Jeff Mullvain, Ron Harper, Clarinet Choir - Deyon Luedtke, Denise Hartman, Tom Grubb, Nancy Grube, Steve Young, Mary Stokes. Brass And Percussion Ensembles Trombone Duet - Kevin Kaufman, Larry Stimpert, Baritone - Trombone Duet - Dave Cline, Charles Cline, Brass Sextet - David Kitchell, Wayne Furrow, Tom Mitchell, Richard Berlin, Kevin Kaufman, Bruce Smith, Percussion Duet - Bill Galloway, Greg Moser, Percussion Trio - Mark Kays, Morgan Brown, Debbie Fussner. Soloists LEFT TO RIGHT: Kurt Sampen, Jeff Mullvain, Bruce Ridgeway, Ron Harper, Richard Berlin, Larry Stimpert, Gladys Ward. 68Special Music Groups M LEFT TO RIGHT: Bruce Smith, Doris Hostetler, Susan Ales, Pam Bushert, Karen Franke, Sheryl Swanson, Tiao Nunes, A1 Barker. Group: Denise Hartman, Diane Schuler, Bill Carey, Colleen Baize, Gerlinde Wagner, Penny Bushert. a d r i 8 a I Stage Band FRONT ROW: Tom Haas, Dave Kitchell, Wayne Furrow, Tom Mitchell, M Maveb th0H d-' ' Shirley Moser, Marcia Drake, April Schertz, John Brown, Bill Galloway, rn ri’mtvrt Rirh Berlin Kevin field, Jeff Mullvain, Anne Itolt, Mary Benedict, Fred Drake. THIRD ROW: Larry Strmpert, Rrch Berlin, Kevin Kaufman, Kurt Sampen. 69 SENIOR CLASS PLAY November 18, 1972 Directed by Mrs. Alice Winbum and Pam Bushert-Student Director Austin Bevans . . David MacKenzie George Boyd . . Jim Simpkins . . Tim Simpkins . Homer Johns . . Elise Benedotti . Miss Hays . . . Miss Curtis . . . Sally Boyd . . . Muriel Doughty . Ethel Spelvin . . Alix Mercier . . Lillian Stafford . Madge Kent . . Charlotte Gray . Dotsie......... . . . Richard Berlin . . . Mike Hynes . . Marty Rebbec , . . Jerry Etcheson . . Robert Schmidt . . Mark Mahaffey . . . Karen Franke . . Mary Benedict Janene Rinkenberger . . . Starr Yount . Melanie Greenwood , . . Debbie Phillis . Gerlinde Wagner . . . Mary Cleary . . Denise Hartman . . . DeLois Fever . . . Sandy Davison 71 72■— —747879 May every dream you're dreaming, Every hope and plan come true, May happiness surround you In everything you do— And may this be the commencement Of a future that holds in store Success, good luck, good friends, good times, Plus all you're wishing for. 80Autographs AutographsAutographsAutographs 84


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