Elmhurst High School - Anlibrum Yearbook (Fort Wayne, IN)

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i i M H u K s r I -1 ;i; ti n t. c n o o l AmL. lERUM ■J) flnlibrum 1976 Elmhur I Ili9h School Fort lllQi|iie« lAcliono Volume 4S Title page 1 Pencils Paper Oitwii iiiw MM»miilw K. imM HHHMlMIIW ' 1. The Ardmore entrance to Elmhurst. 2. The new entrance on Sandpoint Road. 3. The athletic building and tennis courts. 4. The engraved Trojan head in the courtyard. 5. The central courtyard reflecting the Christmas season. . . . .-« v ' ' , ' ' - t ' • ' . »i■$■r ' ' • ' : " i, ' " » ,. ' . ' ■ ' ' 2 Table of Contents Oncl Books Stock TobleofConlenls: II Opening 4 P Student Life 10 fl m £1 1 H Academics 32 Faculty 62 Sports 78 Groups 118 1931628 Album 144 Ads 200 Index 212 " " Closing 220 Pre-registration-August 19 to 25 . . . What a drag; school starts next Tuesday and summer ' s almost over . . . My program card is a totalloss; four study halls and three lunches . . . Thought for the day: Always jump back from locker when opening it to avoid avalanche of falling books ... Friday at last! Only 35 more weeks of school left. As the 75 school year shifted from neutral into first gear, ■ many students were reluctant to leave behind their summer fun and return to the crowded halls and unopenable lockers of -•■ " -, ;. school. Pre-registration went smoothly for some, but for others it meant a long wait to clear up computer errors with v? counselors. |l The first half-day " get-acquainted " session was filled with a v ' ' myriad of questions from sophomores, and with the boredom of seniors only too eager to get the ball rolling toward graduation. Textbooks were passed out and lockers were — ' V ' " " " tT ' ■ -v crowded with the usual jumble of notebooks, pens, and „ " ' • ' • " " .. " papers. Sl| -.A». -« .vit. Parking stickers came later, along with HlfeN . J pink tow-away slips, for all those who fcl ' I ' LL " ° " ° wheels. The 1 ' restrooms once again became the » " ' smoke-filled meeting places for students experiencing nicotine fits during class breaks. With only four lunch mods instead of -B arrrT " —- r-r- , five, the Cafeteria was more Crowded than ever but the noise level never went above a dull roar. New friends and old congregated at tables to discuss homework, hassles, and the latest news of the day. A mad dash for the buses , , ended the day as the stream of cars - MM ■ " x ;. poured out of the parking lot. Table of Contents 3 Culture flioel, iAQle loCoiA llA ler lQndiA9 Hey man, what ' s happenin ' ? . . . Get off my case! . . . jViva Costa Rica! . . . Ruhawkadie! . . . Chao b6 " ! Anh c6 manh khing? . . . How-a hot was it? . . . Die schOnste region in der Schweiz ist das Berner Oberland, ein " PrOschtli " darauf . . . Why don ' t you just sit on it . . . Get it together! Added to the usual mixture of blacks and whites were two Oriental faces fresh from the tragedy in South Viet Nam. Quang and Loan Nguyen left Saigon with their families last April to escape the Communist rule. They now live in Fort Wayne and are gradually adapting themselves to the American lifestyle. Two exchange students, Man ' a Elena ArgiJello from Costa Rica and Andrea janser from Switzerland, gave students a taste of their cultures as they joined the crowds from eight to three and shared in their excitement at games. The racial tension seemed to be at an all-time low as everyone worked together to have the best year possible. With Mr. Horstmeyer in his third year as principal, most students knew of his support and concern for them, and used him as a sounding board for their problems and ideas. Although the first semester was halted by a three-day teachers ' strike in September giving the students a welcome vacation, everyone picked up where he left off when school reopened. Few if any hard feelings remained, when the strike ended, between the strikers and those who had reported to work, although athletic practice and music rehearsals had continued during the dispute. 1. Senior Powderpuffers Tammy Hughes, Becca Krieg, and Melissa Hunter cheer as their first touchdown is scored. 2. Using his arms to express his thoughts, Mr. Nick Werling lectures his U.S. history class. 3. The Marching Band performs at the city marching festival. 4. The cheerleaders boost the crowd ' s spirit during a basketball game. 5. Sophomore John Silletto and senior Nancy Beadie rehearse a scene from this year ' s play, " See How They Run. " 6. Trojan guys stack up for spirit at a pep session. 7. As wind whips through the Spanish Homecoming float, sophomores Scott Raymer and Bill Stewart secure its decorations. 8. A varsity gridder pulls for extra yardage after charging through a hole in the offense. 9. Junior Karyn Heiney cheers the team on to victory. 10. Picketing teachers trudge across the parking lot during their three-day strike. I ULLAGE llj Clfflhur I Di lricI Ulide precid T " ISAINT FRANCIS COLLEGE I I 1. The Time Corners Shopping Center off U.S. 24 West. 2. An aerial view of Elmhurst tal en by Bastress-O ' Reilly. 3. The Indian head monument at the entrance to Indian Village. 4. The Waynedale Branch Library on the Lower Huntington Road. 5. The inner-city basketball court on Pontiac Street. 6. May Stone and Sand, inc. on Ardmore Avenue, a strong Elmhurst supporter. 7. Study Park off Brooklyn Avenue. 8. St. Francis College located near Tower Heights additions. I ' m hungry for pizza. How about Pizza Patio? . . . Hey, how about a game of basketball at Study Park? . . . Have you seen that new play they ' re doing at St. Francis? I ' ve heard it ' s really good . . . I ' ll be at Time Corners if anybody wants me. With kids still being bused for integration, the district has expanded into the inner city as well as to Waynedale on the south and to Tower Heights on the north. During the past few years, students have gradually become accustomed to busing and their new schools. Instead of feeling alone and surrounded by strangers, kids formed new friendships and felt more a part of the spirit and activities that highlighted the year. Blacks and whites still remained divided despite the efforts toward integration. Most activities other than athletic events were attended by either blacks or whites, depending on who sponsored the get-together. The curriculum offered courses such as anthropology, the study of man and his origins, and sociology, the study of man as he behaves in groups, to broaden students ' understanding of others. These classes presented such new ideas as how man ' s prejudices began, which some students had never before considered. A consciousness-raising group began in late October to help the female half of the student body understand various alternatives open to them in society. As students became more open-minded, tensions relaxed and peaceful coexistence turned into friendship. Old Fort 1. The hand-carved totem pole at the Children ' s Zoo. 2. Construction in progress of Old Fort Wayne. 3. The beautiful pond and scenery at Freimann Park. 4. A statue of Anthony Wayne in Freimann Park. 5. A night view of Lincoln National Bank downtown. 6. The Historical Museum near Swinney Park. 7. The T-1 Reading steam engine that is pulling the Freedom Train across the United States 8 The histonc Courthouse across from the City County Building 8 The City and Bicentennial Commefflorciles BieenlenAial That Freedom Train sure packs a lot of history into a 20- minute ride . . . The construction of the Old Fort is really coming along . . . Her story certainly adds a feminine touch to the Bicentennial celebration . . . Didn ' t you think the displays of colonial crafts at the Johnny Appleseed Festival were fantastic? One of the many projects launched in commemoration of the Bicentennial year was the reconstruction of Old Fort Wayne off Spy Run Avenue on the bank of St. Mary ' s River. The original fort, located at the confluence of the St. Joseph, St. Mary ' s, and Maumee Rivers, was built in 1 794 by Anthony Wayne. Downtown Fort Wayne today is a striking mixture of new and old. Although there has been little activity on the Landing lately, from 1843 to 1856 this historic street was a bustling center of trade. The modern City-County Building is located across from the Landing, and nearby are scenic Freimann Park and the geometrical brick Performing Arts Center. As Fort Wayne continues growing beyond its boundaries with new housing developments and shopping centers, these buildings help to keep the downtown area alive. The Freedom Train, pulled by a 1946 T-1 Reading steam engine and loaded with the ... ■ Bicentennial spirit, made a three-day stop in . - Fort Wayne last June. 80,000 people from the city and the surrounding area came to visit the train and recapture the spirit of days gone by as they rode through the train on moving walkways. Each of the ten railroad cars depicted a different phase of American history covering everything from Hollywood ' s golden oldies to modern space travel. The City and Bicentennial 9 10 student Life Oct. 17 Home- €omiA9 Student Life 11 Above: " Hey, wow! Did you see that last play?! " Seniors )im McCleneghen and Gregg Heckley are absorbed in the game. To their right are seniors Kevin Lee and Stan Prince. Right: Senior Claudia lohnson receives her bouquet of roses just seconds after being crowned 1975 Homecoming Queen. At first glance. Homecoming could have been classified as a flop. With gusting winds and icy cold rains, conditions weren ' t exactly ideal for one of the year ' s biggest events. Throughout " Chaos Day, " Mother Nature kept threatening to turn the floats into blurry, soggy messes despite efforts to convince her that homecoming was NEXT Friday. (1 know, I know, " you can ' t fool Mother Nature " .) In fact, it was so bad (How bad was it?) ... It was so bad that the AFS Club finally had to throw in the towel after ten people couldn ' t hold their weather balloon float down. The evening blew around snow-like drizzle and convinced the band to shed uniforms in favor of long underwear beneath jeans and jackets. The Marching Trojans shivered through the pre-game show and proved to be unstoppable with hits like Midnight Cowboy and T.S.O.P. The football team also had some fantastic hits (commonly referred to as tackles). After Homestead fumbled on the five yard line, we picked it up for the only score of the game. Our first Homecoming victory since 1970, and the first correct prediction by Pete Torrey since . . . heaven only knows! To top off this excitement, senior Claudia Johnson was crowned Queen while the cheering, clapping, and screaming rocked the stadium. She received her crown and bouquet of roses beneath umbrellas, amid tear- disguising rain. Later that evening, 400 turned out for an alumni dance, an attendance record over the previous years. Ashes, a four- piece rock band, brought the dance bugs out of the woodwork, and sweat beads out on the forehead. Anyone will tell you our homecoming was unstoppable and unbeatable. ()ust take a second glance.) 12 Homecoming lle!|!CI iu li iVOue0A! Above: The odds seemingly against him, not to mention the Homestead team, junior Brian Russell makes a dash towards eventual 6-0 victory. Left: " Guide right! " " Guide left! " " It ' s too cold to guide anything! " Elmhurst Marching Trojans march off-field after a pre-game performance. Homecoming 13 Right: The finished )ack-in-the-Box moves towards the evening ' s festivities as the seniors let out a big sigh of relief. After weeks of paper stuffing and wire twisting, it all paid off when the senior float nabbed first prize. Below: What beauty! What charm! What grace! What is it?? Juniors Barry Cohen, Tod Huntley, and Vance Veale disguised as the Powderpuff cheerleaders, of course. f 14 Spirit Week Syei f nil f i Balloon? Bottom: Balloons never had it so good as they did on Balloon Day during Spirit Week! Seniors Pam Belcher and Beatrice Malone flash smiles and tote helium on a string. Below: The Spanish class hosts Seizor Bruce Marks and Sei orita Liz Macias under a crepe paper arch and behind a guitar also done in tissue. Below: With senior |an Farriss in the foreground and senior Kent Keuneke looking on, senior Allen Shaw adds a few last-minute touch-ups to the senior float, a common pastime of all the float builders. «sasa •7 " " S ■ SBB ■» • • I 1 ' V - » " Hey! Breathe this in! . . . Now talk. " And a munchkin voice fronn a six-foot athlete will bring roaring laughter every time. People were parading down the halls with helium balloons tied to their wrists, and pencils floated in classes as those bouncing, bobbing spheres created a circus-like atmosphere. The first day of Spirit Week was, you guessed it. Balloon Day! Then came Sucker Day which not only referred to buying suckers and daring to eat them in class, but also to students who had one too many and whose stomachs let them know it! Wednesday was Bicentennial Day which brought out senior )ay Fox ' s stars and stripes pants and senior Larry Raber ' s Benjamin Franklin outfit. If anyone had visited Elmhurst, Thursday would have made the best impression. Dress-up Day was a real shocker to people who didn ' t know what was going on. Anything from top hats and tuxedos to chiffon formals was walking down the halls. Friday brought a complete reversal. You ' d think kids had just been out washing their cars! Shirts had seven armholes, pants were " held " together with patches, and sweat shirts with paint spots made their biggest showing. Dress-down Day, of course. What a crazy week. But, come to think of it, it ' s not a whole lot different from any other week! Spirit Week 15 Miss Skillon, in one of her " finer " moments, expresses her anger to the loops after learning about Penelope ' s behavior in town. (She waved and " YooHooed " to a passing soldier!) Right: The Reverend Humphrey cowers on the sofa. Ifs amazing how a little spray paint and old clothes can age a guy more than 50 years! The cast was as follows: Ida (Maid), Leslie Collier . . . Miss Skillon, Melissa Hunter . . . Lionel (Rev. Toop), John Silletto Penelope (Mrs. Toop), Nancy Beadie . . . Corporal Winton (Clive), Tom Young . . . Bishop of Lax (Penelope ' s uncle), Allen Shaw . . . Russian Spy, Larry Daugherty . . . Rev. Humphrey Geoff Sills . . . Sergeant Towers, Matt Tyler . . . Student Director Sarah Stewart . . . Stage Manager, Pat Koehl Below: At the peak of excitement. Sergeant Towers holds the Russian spy at gun point while Mrs. Toop and the Bishop run for cover. " Oh, eesn ' t she owful! " Ida, the cockney maid, wrinkles her eyes, scrunches up her nose and yells at the audience over Mrs. loop ' s off-key singing. So the play " See How they Run " opens. As the title implies, people do a lot of running but that was not the sole cause of laughter. A reverend clad in underwear, holding a fire poker and chasing a red-headed Russian spy, was part of it. And the sight of a snippy old grouch of a lady, too drunk to stand up without her legs giving way! Mr. Humphrey (such a sweet old man) sat trembling inside his red and white scarf and nearly had a heart failure when Miss Skillon surprised him by tumbling out of the closet. Mrs. Toop and her old friend Clive started out dear friends a.id end Act I in a knock-down, drag-out fight! To add to the confusion, suddenly four people claim to be Reverend Toop, ruffling the feathers of Sergeant Towers, an English cop! Wednesday evenings, senior Sarah Stewart became student director and helped to coordinate the players ' feet and minds and polish up the final product. Their usual 6-10 p.m. rehearsal, required by their directors, Mr. Don Goss and Mrs. Shelley Wellington, got the play ready for the big performances on November 7, 8, 14, and 15. See How Thei| Run Above: A conglomeration of expressions marks the faces of three reverends and Mrs. Toop. Yes, it ' s that Russian spy with a gun pointed at Mrs. Toop, unknown to Clive and timid Mr. Humphrey. Left: " Do you know who I am? " Corporal Clive mischievously asks Ida. " I ' m Eisenhower. " She gasps with wide open mouth. With Mrs. Toop out of the room, Ida tries her luck with the handsome visitor. Mr. Toop (opposite page) sits on the edge of his chair, listening to Mrs. Toop ' s explanation of the confusion while Miss Skillon teeters around, still quite intoxicated. To the left, the Bishop of Lax. School Play 17 One III the fringe benefits of being an assistant to a veterinarian is the daily care and treatment of puppies. Senior Tammy Hughes administers a dose of medicine as Blackie looks on. The not-so-fun side of her work at Anthony Animal Clinic involves washing surgical instruments, mopping tloors, and cleaning cages. Neither rain nor sleet nor snow ... A carry-out boy goes through a lot to earn a day ' s wages, junior Bob Stanley, who puts in an average of 25 hours a week, sacks groceries at Rogers Market. And the Sweat Pours On.. . Senior Linda Bell leaves at 12:00 each day to ear r money at Sears, Roebuck and Co. selling candy. Linda weighs gum drops and measures out sour balls and bag-fulls of M M ' s to cure thousands of sweet tooths. 18 Jobs Village Bowl is where junior Sam Botas spends his Wednesdays and Saturdays. The coke machine empties, Sam fills it. An alley gets stuck, Sam repairs it. Someone needs shoes, Sam has the sizes. It ' s all in the line of duty. Senior Greg Parrish performs one of his many duties at the friendly neighborhood Holiday Inn. Anything from fixing televisions to raising the flag can become a porter ' s responsibility during his 36-hour week. More time clocks were punched by students this year than ever before. Thirty hours of work plus thirty hours of school made for long days and pooped people. Why this obsession for work? It wasn ' t the labor that was extremely inviting (is it ever??); it was the fringe benefits. Up-keep of a car, the most essential and vital part of almost everyone ' s life, took a bigger and bigger chunk out of pockets and a $12.75 allowance didn ' t stretch too far! Extra clothes and college plans were other reasons that students gave up their free time. Dating was a nice habit but a bit difficult without a steady income (or by some miracle, a parent with money to burn!). So the applications went out and the sweat poured on and on and on . . . Wrapping stockboy. cabbages can be fun! |ust ask senior Dave Archer, a Rogers Market He stamps prices, stacks cans, and packages food Jobs 19 Weekends limmie ' s Pizza Inn provides a rootbeer for senior Marl Hershberger. When you just didn ' t know where to go, pizza parlors solved the problem. In between the giggles and the laughs, there ' s also time tor ice cream sundaes and banana boats at Atz ' s Ice Cream Parlor. Junior Susan Taylor and senior Sue Marquis prove just that. Parking lots provide a convenient hang out tor those " in-between- driving-around-town " moments. Juniors Tim Beck and Katy Young, sophomore Dave Frebel, and junior Doug Pelz pull up a car to talk. 20 The Week End Brin Out the Rowdies jKv. i Lunchtime found many students at McDonald ' ;, tor a hamburger, french fries, and a coke, but skipping out on the school lunch was a definite no-no and if you were caught, well . . . you just tried not to get caught! This hang-out also came in handy after baseball games as is the case with these seniors. Left to right are Debbie Redman, Pat York, Matt Gary, and Julie Ross. The week end has transformed more decent students into crazed loonies than the movie The Exorcist! The promise of extra sleep and relaxing hours seemed to be the reason, but after a couple of Friday and Saturday nights, the cause for celebration became quite clear. Week ends were for rowdies. After thirty hours of school, you had to release your pent up energy somehow, somewhere! So after a It could be Baretta, Starsky and Hutch, or Welcome Back, Kotter, but whatever the show is, seniors )im Yarbrough and Claudia lohnson are obviously wrapped up in it. Many couples spent weekend nights in front of the tube watching their favorite shows. game, out on a date, or just bumming around with the gang, where did all the people disappear to? The results from a friendly neighborhood poll showed parties as the most popular place and pizza parlors were a close second. Movies were top of the " Where do you go on a date " list, while cruising around town also chalked up quite a lot of votes. The Week end 21 The painters pants new look and low price appeals Both guys and girls wear Earth Shoes, bought immediately to both sexes. Senior Bill McCombs strictly for comfort. Their lowered heel gave your approves their practicality, walk a rocking motion. A long skirt paired with camel-colored sandals makes the outfit on sophomore Priscilla Watson. What ' s your mood? Check your Mood Ring! Although few take them seriously, they are fun to have and sell like wild fire. Heels? Platforms? Flats? Styles let you pick and choose instead of restricting you to either breaking your ankles or appearing 4 ' 9 " tall! Earth Shoes? Mood Rinsis? Varying clothi ng styles from year to year are nothing new. Designs change with the time and what used to be " in " is soon old-fashioned. But clothes took an unusually big turn this year as comfort became the number one concern and femininity made a comeback. The evidence was seen in the halls on practically all students. Skirts changed from short, shorter, shortest, to below the knee, and tee shirts were a big hit along with boys ' tennis shoes for girls. and girls ' necklaces for boys! Jeans, a teenager ' s best friend, still looked faded and worn, but switched from bell- bottoms to high-waists. Of course, not everyone had the money to buy a whole new wardrobe, but most were able to stick to the few unspoken guidelines. For example, if your jeans were a couple of inches off the tops of your shoes, you might have been accused of waiting for a flood! If you chose to wear knee socks instead of hose with a dress, you might have felt a bit out of place. And if good shoes were a must, you had to make sure that they weren ' t wingtips, a flat- heeled shoe with a pointed toe, the complete opposite of the fashionable style. Despite the fashion changes, this year provided the most free and unlimited styles that left you your individuality, and also a little bit of cash for Saturday nights! More and more girls came to school with legs " Fashion models " from left to right are |unior Ann bared in the longer length skirts and dresses, glad Oswalt, senior Diane Lupke, and junior Kellie to be rid of the more confining short, length. Slate. Woody Herman and his Thundering Herd thrill the crowd. WccdyHernian Cap Woody Herman, backed by two tenors, turns a solo into a three-way flurry of notes at the Saturday night performance. A record crowd of 3000 was there to hear the king of )azz and his Thundering Herd. Woody, at age 62, proved his ability to turn on the kids of the kids he turned on 30 years ago. His mouth dropped open and he looked at senior Tom Young in disbelief when the surprise presentation was made Friday night. " The Crinch spOKe to me last night and said give the man what he deserves, " Tom went on to say. The jazz band gave Randy and Nora Brugh roses, a certificate and a plaque, which they happily admire. 24 )azz Festival Cr€v, fi " What are we gonna do tonight that starts with a C, end ' with a K, and two O ' s in between? " senior Kent Kelsey asks of senior Bill Moring before the curtain goes up. tivates lust checking that note once more is senior |im Yarbrough on tenor sax. Seniors Kim Markey, trombone, and Kent Caskill, trumpet, contribute to the powerful brass section. The Seventh Annual Jazz Festival on April 9 and 10 brought big band leader Woody Herman to the stage and turned a normal audience into a vibrating, pulsating crowd of jazzers! Their hard- driving, hard-swinging style forced listeners to participate whether by snapping their fingers, clapping, or cheering. Any spectator saw the excitement of college night, the drama of the high school day competition, and the power of the 3:00 jazz band acting as host. But very few looked behind the scenes. If they had, they would have witnessed the most organized madhouse arou nd. At least two months before the big weekend, wheels started turning inside " J.R. ' s " (Mr. Randy Brugh ' s) head and the contract went out to a big band. The posters were designed and printed up. That job required two days of choking on paint fumes and silk screening the 750 posters. Flyers, flyers, and more flyers along with the posters descended upon Fort Wayne as Woody Herman gained publicity. But the work was not over. Letters went out to practically every person under the sun, or so it seemed to the stuffers, addressers, sealers, and stampers. The constant flow of ticket orders and money had to be watched like a hawk to avoid mix-ups. And it was quite easy to get confused with nine different types of tickets. That phone never stopped ringing. " Elmhurst Jazz Festival office, may I help you? " Senior Diane Lupke lived and breathed those words as the office became her home away from home. Emcee senior Claudia Johnson had lines to memorize, procedures to learn, names to pronounce, and a thumping heart to try and control. Needless to say, all this hassle turned Mr. Brugh ' s hair a little gray. So in appreciation for his sacrifices, the jazz band awarded him and his wife, Nora, a certificate, a dozen roses, and a plaque which read, " Randy Brugh— We respect your knowledge, we appreciate the sacrifices you ' ve made, but most of all, we cherish your friendship— The Jazz Band, 1976. " Jazz Festival 25 will Iris and young Doctor Young ever get to the prom? Tune in tomorrow tor the continuing story of Midnight Rainbows, Midnight Rainbows " . It wasn ' t unusual to hear this over the speaker to publicize the junior-senior prom. Evidently all that talking worked as the Baer Field Hilton hosted over 220 people. Prince Charmings and Cinderellas danced to the I. BranamTrio as the big event of the evening, the crowning of the queen, approached. After a great deal of nervousness, junior class president Tim Lends A little soft music, dark lights, and a guy named Bill Henning put senior Pat York in heaven. Despite the weatherman ' s warnings of thunderstorms, the evening remained dry as seniors Stan Sorgen and Marti Cross battle the wind. Lee crowned Ann Oswalt queen for an evening of dancing and more dancing. Before you knew it, the band was going thirough ttie old " hope you had a nice time, sure enjoyed playing for you " routine. One hour and 60 people later, Coeglein ' s Barn was filled with the sounds of square dancing and dos-a-dos until 3 a.m. Then it was on to a breakfast or home to sleep. Well, whether you welcomed the Sunday morn, or pooped out after the After-Prom, or caught the flu and made it to bed at 12;(X), the entire evening proved to be a most successful prom as 220 people will gladly testify! a Tcucti €f Class T ' m Every classy affair must have punch bowl attendants! Sophomore Sylvia Perez serves juniors Lori McCleneghen and Nelson Almond. The salad bowls are almost empty, promising swiss steak to come! Seven o ' clock found over sixty couples filling the banquet tables and enjoying a before-dance dinner. The girl with a beaming face and a crown is junior Ann Oswalt, 1976 Prom Queen. Surrounding the queen are escort senior Doug Munk and the prom court. Senior Carol Quance and Mark Proper take advantage of a slow number for a rest between the more tiring fast dances. Woisy Assemblies Singing and playing their hearts out, the Hearnes recruit Campus Life members. They look like Arabs, don ' t they? Free Fair, a four piece rock group, combines skits, songs, and towels? for an entertaining show. Senior Tim Chaney receives a round of applause after a note of appreciation from Coach Tom Herman. Tim tore a ligament the day before the football jamboree and remained in a cast throughout the entire season. A General Motors demonstration shows the use of air for transportation. Senior Melissa Hunter pulls Mr. Klipenstine across the floor with the greatest of ease. With a toss of the wrist, basketball trick shooter Mr. Helzel attempts a basket on his knees. Seniors Lance Huttsell and Mike Benson stana ready to rebound. 28 Assemblies Quiei . iAf KNTHOOD tkoJaH It was the week before Christmas vacation and the student body was audience to the music department ' s annual Christmas program. Although they performed quite well, the low roar from the crowd prevented most of the entertainment from reaching you unless you could read the choir ' s lips or detect violin fingerings. By contrast, an average pep session before a basketball or football game would find the cheerleaders in the performance ring while muted fans kept their school spirit to themselves. Such rude audience conduct during assemblies and non-participation at pep sessions drew sharp criticism and threatened to end future programs. T But before you shake your head and " tsk tsk tsk, " there are X two sides to every coin. Several assemblies demanded a rather long attention span as in the case of an old man who specialized in basketball trick shots. Despite the fact he held a dear place in the hearts of many, the student body grew obviously restless after 15 minutes of one-hand- behind-the-back shots and drop kicks averaging one basket per 16 tries. Pep sessions were quiet for several reasons. Complicated cheers often left the crowd speechless and team losing streaks also lowered spirits. The biggest difficulty pep sessions had to overcome was the feeling that yelling out cheers was definitely considered " not cool. " However, despite a few rotten apples, the whole barrel was not a waste of time. Several assemblies and pep sessions went over favorably and provided that welcome change of pace. General Motors gave an interesting scientific demonstration with gyroscopes and explosions. Free Fair, a four-piece rock band, even received an encore from people who were " getting into the music " and performed in concert later that weel . Outstanding pep sessions featured kisses from moms of varsity basketball players, a human pyramid, and Priscilla, an eight-legged, sheet-covered creature that " took a leak " on a Wayne High School General. But nothing topped the main attraction, the student body yelling " Gimme a red, red, red ... " Pep band member senior Geoff Sills does a little boasting. Although it didn ' t exactly cheer the team on towards victory, it got a lot of laughs! Above: Guitarist for the Free Fair en- tertains students. Assemblies 29 me?l Got That AlUARD?! Right: The title " band clown " has its advantages as senior Tom Young plays the lead role in the senior class band skit. Tom, portraying Band Director Randy Brugh, is being fed coffee intravenously to curb a caffeine fit. The choir combined their talents too, and presented an average day with Mr. Al Schmutz complete with screaming, off-key solos, and garbled lyrics. 30 Awards w ' tgjJW, ' il The end of the year brought many things . . . burned algebra books, clean lockers, and tearful goodbye hugs. But one thing it did not bring was one free evening for the solid month of May. Should you have chosen to join in the celebration, you might have signed up for the " banquet tour " which included the Music, Athletic, Forum Club, and Quill and Scroll banquets, plus Recognition Night thrown in free! Principal Richard Horstmeyer faithfully attended each and every one, politely ate each and every meal, and politely gained 25 pounds with each and every Upper Left: Speeches, speeches, and more speeches are all a part ol awarcis. As tradition dictates, Valedictorian Wes Byrne gives his end-ot- the-year recap lollowed by Salutatorian Dave Beutler ' s look into the future and good luck wish. Left: One by one, singers, stringers, and swingers line up to receive choir, orchestra, and band awards from Mr. |ohn Morse. bite! But with all that eating, you had to keep in mind that the food was still centered around awards. And so was the multitude of speeches. Finally, the moment you ' ve all been waiting for. The envelope, please. Whether it was the spotlight and applause that satisfied an " l-don ' t-get- no-respect " feeling or the taste of immortality with a name engraved forever on a plaque, that special pat on the back put an awful lot of smiles on the faces of parents, friends, and teachers, not to mention our hero, the award winner! Above: Senior Irene Byrd, the outstanding student in business, receives the LJral Edwards business education award from Mr. Arland Reinhard. or 9 ilQliOACll ffloth Conte t A. Feb. 14-28 SeholQ tie Art Di pl ii| Dr ilUA9 CoAle l J S iKnowledge creates scholars! Seniors David Beutler, Man Gary, and Don junior Dave Stein calculates carefully as he finishes As Mr. Dick Poor tries to answer a question posed Wenger set up a cJomino cham reaction to illustrate up a geometry assignment. by senior |im McCleneghen, the rest of the trig class takes a break. the axiom of mathematic induction. 34 Mathematics " Let ' s do the first one together. At least you ' ll get one right! " " You can get all kinds of goodies from this. " " Such geniuses, these calculus students! " What strange things to remember! Or perhaps it was counting the number of " kays " Mr. Phil Habegger said in 45 minutes. (Record: 52) It might have been the card games in geometry class, domino chain reactions in calculus, or the first time ever using a calculator. At any rate, the little things kept math alive and kicking during a big year. Sophomore Carolyn Quinn seems to find a particular lesson in fundamentals of geometry especially interesting. Mr. Ray Garrett explains an important point to juniors Ernie Starks and Ken Coker. Mathematics 35 I Knowledge Creates Scholars | Caged? Not So! Students Test Wings With the close of the sophomore year comes the end of the average run-of- the-mill English classes. After ten years of formal classes in spelling, capitalization, and sentence structure, students are finally allowed to test their ability. The year proved them able, strong, and willing. Whether it be pantomiming a play or researching a Nobel Prize author, it was completed with more zeal than usual. Maybe it was a skit where a strong character died in the end or a ' To Tell the Truth ' panel. Oh, it was a lot of work (like theme papers in advanced composition), but so different. The children ' s literature class sent people to elementary schools to read and discuss stories with younger children. Yet the sophomore English, dull as it sounds, had its fun times, too. Besides, without that correct usage of verbs or the ability to write effectively, phase electives would never have been successful. Sophomore Melinda Moore and iuriior Rose lackson busily cut out " paper dolls " in basic iournalism. The class cut out designs to arrange into prospective ads. lunior Suf Taylor speaks on one ol the poinls she is making In lorensics class. Sue competed, as did many in the class, on the debate team throughout the year. Mr. Robert Stookey waits for the next step in the art of tying shoes as senior Melissa Hunter eyes the proceedings. His advanced composition class wrote papers on giving instructions. Senior Gary Mann and junior lack Censic look over their hands as senior Kim Craft prepares to raise them four. They were presenting a scene from The Odd Couple in tragic comic man. Perched comfortably, senior Larry Daugherfy delivers his report on a three-act contemporary play, one requirement of his English class. r r English 37 — nKnowledge Creates ScholarsH The use of slyrofoam balls in a themistry experiment helps portray the different molecular packing structures. Trial and Errors- Science Classes Experiment! The gray box experiment. Running stairs to compute human horsepower. Diffracting water waves. Handling some scary pure hydrochloric acid. Fetal pig dissection. The planetanium. The sewage treatment plant. Squishing around Fox island. Mr. Byron Carrier ' s account of a visit to Cedar Point. Burning a hand with a Bunsen burner. Mr. Ethan Gwaltney shooting hook shots into the wastebasket. Heating a thermometer until it almost explodes! (By accident, of course!) Floating human fingers at the police station. A year chock full of kooky happenings perhaps, but one well worth remembering! luniors Chad Cline and Lori McCleneghen experience Mr. Byron Carrier ' s " gray box " experiment. It consisted of shaking identical gray boxes to delermine uhat was in them. To complete her titration experiment in advanced science, senior Ann Momper pours a magnesium solution into the tube. 38 Sciences Senior Keith Krumwiede carefully masses the salt needed to finish his experiment. lunior Bruce Fuller listens closely as senior Pam Belcher raises a question in earth science. Senior lay Merz adjusts his Bunsen burner as he prepares to find specific heat in a physics experiment. Knowledge Creates Scholars Bicentennial: Big Year for History HAPPY1 1776 AMI Mr. )ohn Coahran ' s display case exemplifies one way the school participated in the Bicentennial year. 1976. A year well wotlh remembering. The Bicentennial brought much recognition and many extra activities to the areas of government and history. Parades, special television programs, assemblies, and local mock legislatures all displayed the pride and spirit of the people. All across America, people were celebrating two hundred years of freedom. Some students got into the act by presenting slide shows or participating in model legislatures in Fort Wayne and Indianapolis. A Bicentennial assembly found students considering the foreign influences which have helped to shape America. Bulletin boards and display cases depicted everything from pioneers traveling westward to the Russian- American space link-up that occurred during the summer. The February PTA meeting saw students and faculty alike performing Bicentennial skits. Also, true to form, Mr. Nick Werling ' s U.S. history classes got an extra dose of pro- Americanism as Mr. Werling lectured freely on America ' s virtues . . . and not her defects! - 40 Social Studies IRTHD junior Steve Duray speaks on German influence in America cJuring the Bicentennial student assembly. Nancy Flennery and Larry Strong from Switchboard speak informally on aid to runaways during Mr. Glenn Miller ' s sociology class. One last drink before another long day of school begins. A common occurrence, students pause outside Mr. Nick Werling ' s U.S. history classroom to refresh themselves. Mr. Bob Armstrong, candidate for mayor, explains some points of city government along with doing a little " politicking " . He later won that office. Social Studies 41 Knowledge Creates Scholars Juniors Becky Harris, lane Helberg, and Susen Duehmig present a skit lor Fasching, a German celebration before Lent. A! Lange, manager of the Heidelberg Restaurant, warmly welcomes the good-bye kisses of senior Pat York and junior Sue Taylor. . fjc- yjN- ' .i ;■ ' £ . . 1 - - i ' ' " ■ - ' .. ... c ' X -f J£ HE For extra credit in third-year French, junior Tod Lucy: Vampires? You have a fear of vampires? The French class presents a skit at the foreign Huntley reproduced a Peanuts strip in the French You must realize that the fear of vampires is a language Christmas party, junior Nelson Almond language. psychological question . . . leaps into Santa ' s (junior Sue Frankewich) arms I wonder if you even know what a vampire looks with glee, like . . . 42 Foreign Language The Spanish class worked hard to get up a float for the Homecoming parade. It was the only float entered by a specific class. Foreign Language Fun Found in Flexibility From building the Spanish float for Homecoming to eating at the Heidelberg Restaurant in Huntington. From French and Spanish cultural days at the Embassy to presenting skits for the foreign language Christmas party. From no Latin class to a newly reinstated one. From lesser to greater skill in conversation. From the beginning to the end, the foreign languages classes progressed in various ways throughout the year. There were the usual dialogues, skits presented in class, and labs for pronunciation. But there were those extra times. Dining at Cafe Johnell, for instance. Constructing the Spanish float or preparing a fabulous French dinner. Playing baseball, independent study, bingo, German dancing, Mr. Rothe and his accordion, all of these things! The flexibility for the foreign language classes was infinite. It sure beats doing three pages of grammar exercises! . Foreign Language 43 I Artists in Their Own Right Super DictiOA, Grecil Tone, Dyno Projection. • .but flol Altos? Right. Tenors? Checl . Basses? Gotcha. Sopranos? All here. Dedication? Plenty of that too. Okay, now put it a together and what do we get? A full-fledged, hard working, harmonic choir! That seemed to exemplify the concert choir this year, considering all the time they spent together. The music department had a super-busy schedule, the choir being no exception. From September to May the choirs spent hours during and after school practicing tone quality, " round sounds, " preciseness, and blending. They gave concerts for churches, student assemblies, sang for the Christ Child Festival, and for the Bicentennial program. It seemed as soon as they finished one show they started right in practicing for the next one! Student teacher Mrs. lane Lesh hands out sheet music to senior Allen Shaw in boys ' choir. Senior Andrea Marchese accompanies the concert choir. ' S iS f ' -) CONCERT CHOIR: Front Row: |. Ross, C. Ross, S. Tompkins, A. Shaw, C. Johnson, C. Heckley, J. Rediger, L. Vinson, C. Stanley, P. York. Row 2: A. Marchese, R. Browning, S. Taylor, M. Arguello, |. Walls, R. Capps, C. Tonn, M. Temple, B. Mrozowski. Row 3: B. Roberts, S. Winans, P. Koehl, H. Datforn, B. Miles, S. Perrine, L. Langmever, j. ' ' ■ ■ ' - M.v-% , Fox, D. Washington, L. Morsches. Row 4: C. Alexander, A. Lipp, T. Hinton, S. Botas, M. Wolfe, M. Maurer, B. Shiftlett, T. Syndram, D. Temple. Back Row: ). Gillie, D. Frey, L. Raber, M. Miller, T. Young, T. Lee, D. Dawkins, R. Sutorius, Mr. Al Schmuiz, director. Artists in Their Own Right Junior John Grose concentrates on rhythm as he watches the director for guidance. Do I hang a right here or do a left flank? Gees Louise, I ' m a step behind! What ' s next? Dance steps? Darn that wind! It keeps blowing my pages over. Oh, the good old days of sore feet and sunburned shoulders. The week of hard work and perspiration during the hot days of August band camp at Hidden Valley Ranch Resort in Kentucky. Marching for hours on end to perfect drills which were performed during football half-times. This year the orchestra and pom-poms went, too. The time and frustrations paid off as several members from both organizations won honors in NISBOVA. Seniors Yvette Morrill, Verne Myers, Doug Munk, Claudia Johnson and Wes Byrne qualified for All-State Band The Trojan band performs during a football half-time at Wayne Stadium. The drum nijjor and mdioretle add a little wiriety to the marching band show, juniors Matt Tyler and Sue Taylor dance the swing during the marching band contest held at Wayne. Sophomore Brian Barber and senior Kent Caskill use mutes to achieve a different sound effect in concert band. Concert Band: Front row: W. Byrne, V. Myers, M. Slagle, S. Adams, P. Connett, ). Whitton, C. LeMaster, C. Slagle, L. Newhart, S. Marquis, C. Stanley, D. Lupke, Y. Morrill. Row 2: D. Munroe, D. Redman, C. Coshorn, T. McCombs, M. Maurer, S. Bernhart, S. Winebrenner, L. Hollowell, K. Slate, R. Grepke, N. Campbell, A. Oswalt, K. Krumwiede, M. Tyler, K. Murray, K. Stanley, S. Taylor, B. Barber, T. Hughes. Row !: C. Hobbs, S. Waggoner, A. Martin, M. Smith, D. Bautista, T. Campbell, K. Christy, S. Sims, M. Rush, C. Miller, D. Beutler, T. Young, K. Markey, T. Sadler, B. Stark, M. Newton, T. Kelly, M. Branning, D. Nelson, S. Manning, T. Osborne. Row 4: B. Mrozowski, J. Baade, C. Quance, |. Marx, D. Knox, S. Perrine, S. Parkison, T. Hinton, C. Johnson, P. Jarjour, D. Murray, A. Ketller, J. Comstock, B. Moring, D. Archer, ). Yarbrough, C. Grose, B. Beale, D. Autenrieth, R. Girod, |. Gouty, T. Springer, ). Merz, |. Sills, C. Roth, B. Stanley, B. Barber, K. Caskill, B. Berry, D. Munk, C. Livengood. Back Row: R. Fox, T. Cross, D. Hart, D. Adams, K. Shelley, F. Anderson, B. Schinbetkler, T. Caskill, K. Croh, K. Kelsey, R. Dickey, V. Campbell, R. Blaine, D. Seal, |. Grose. Artists in Their Own Right Unsung Heroes Keep Things Jumpin ' As Orchestra Performs People always wonder what keeps the school play running smoothly. Who makes all those props and constructs the scenery? Who runs the lighting for that orchestra concert or created the unusual backdrops for assemblies? Just who are these unsung heroes who design and construct plus figure out the technical or electrical aspects of a performance? Most of them are stagecraft class members but photography students also help out. This year, on top of experimenting with double exposure, shadow, and cloud shots, the photographers found time to help stagecraft members assemble a slide show. The show depicted the invasion of Czechoslovakia by Russia in 1968. The concert band played " Music for Prague: 1968 " as an accompaniment to it in a darkened gym at the Winter Concert. Stagecraft also constructed props for Plymouth Church ' s Boar ' s Head Festival in December. Members made their own movies and designed the backgrounds for the musical concerts. The orchestra, with the aid of the unsung heroes, gave smooth performances all year. They also went to band camp in Kentucky for the first time. They participated in NISBOVA contests and several of the strings played with the jazz band during the Jazz Festival. Senior Tim Chaney experiments with double exposure as a photography project. Orchestra: Front row: V. Hamm, A. Conrad, |. Hutchins, W. Simerman, M. Johnson, J. Goshorn, S. Cieser. Row 2: H. Dafforn, T. Sadler, P. Riecke, |. Knox, S. Marquis, T. Hughes, T. Hinton, C. Hobbs, S. Adams, A. Lehner, L. Orrvar, M. Thompson. Row 3: C. Brock, C. Stackhouse, M. Hunter. Back Row: D. Hart, B. Schinbeckler, D. Archer, S. Manning, C. Livengood, D. Munk, K. Markey, ). Yarbrough, C. Sills, C. Bonsib, N. Campbell. -Ut Orchestra, Photography, Stagecraft Senior Larry Daugherty and junior Scott Bernhart assemble lanterns in stagecraft class. The lanterns were tor the Boar ' s Head Festival held at Plymouth Church. lunior Marc Yeiter carefully staples the background prop for the school play. Sophomores Pat Perkins, Dennis Volkert, and Sue Bonar help hold the sheeting. Sophomore Raymond Dickey tunes his violin. Orchestra, Photography, Stagecraft 49 -uNrtists in their own rightl E ii. Self-Expression Gives Satisfaction Art students seem to be the least appreciated of the talented people in school. They can be counted on one hand! How many outstanding artists are well known? How much of their exquisite work is exhibited? Yet think of the infinite creativity needed, the tireless devotion, . . . and the sparse recognition. The average student couldn ' t begin to turn out the perfection that these people do. The cafeteria, one of many projects, was decorated in felt window hangings for Christmas. Bicentennial posters were painted and slides were made to present at the February PTA program. A fine ink drawing by senior Marl McNamara emits the aura ol the winter season. Using a tine brush, senior And Norton carefully applies ttmpura paint to his design. Student teacher Miss Joyce Kingsle helps junior Becky Harris with composition balancing. Composition is one of the most important points in The choice of one design over the other faces sophomore lulie LeCoque as she attempts to pick the best one. 1 Preparing for the Future | z C Q) Q The demand tor women ' s rights has taken a new turn. Now the time has come when men have stepped into a woman ' s world. Home economics is certainly no exception. Male students tested their skill this year— in the kitchen. True, they had their trials and hardships. Sometimes their milk would boil over or they would forget to pre-heat the oven. They didn ' t know what a spatula was or what creaming meant, at first. Or they ' d put baking soda instead of baking powder in a certain recipe. But all in all, they learned the basics of cookery and came out with many successful dishes. Most guys felt learning how to cook was essential since a bachelor has to cook for himself. But they also thought it was fun! Senior Raymond Walker tests the skillet before Irving. The home ec guys thought that learning food basics was a good idea. Senior Mary LeFever dips into the sugar during a foods class. SINGER 52 Home Economics Senior Yvt ' tte Bell pins her pattern alter la ing it out " " ' on the straight grain of her fabric. Blending until smooth and creamv is an essential step in the baking of most recipes. Steady hands are needed to insure uniform stitching. lan of the girls design their own clothes. Home Economics 53 Preparing for the Future . { Industrial Arts Allow Imaginations to Soar TRUE OR FALSE? Q. Art classes are the only creative classes offered at Elmhurst. A. True! WRONG!!!! As a matter of fact there are three other classes in particular that provide channels for students to extend and express ability to create and design. Industrial Arts (metals, woods, and drafting) allowed students to use tools and machines as keys to creativity rather than paintbrushes or pencils. It challenged them lo be precise and unerring since building a project required exact measurements. Pupils could learn the basics of designing a house (perhaps their own someday) in drafting. Lamps, candlesticks, and cabinets were turned out in metals classes. Chairs, desks, and elaborate shelves were some of the many woods projects completed. Q. Industrial arts allowed students the freedom to let their imaginations soar. A. True!! Senior Terry Sims glues together a wood joint for one of fiis class projects. 54 Industrial Arts Sophomore Dan Her derson ex per ments with size as he constructs a bow in woods class. y . , --% » -. . r % H ■ . h 1 HL-K " J s •vv ' %1 IlK B | . SM Iht j( ■v x H W ■ " ■- - - ' r .,.. ' ■ v- " ' - i Junior Otis Jackson concentrates on his drawing during drafting class. Sophomore Tony Bennett turns a project on the wood lathe. Working the machines requires a lot ot Senior Bob Levy adjusts the surface grinder to the knowledge to prevent accidents. correct position to insure a smooth job. I Preparing for the Future i Field Trips Add Spice to Normal Year Let ' s see, my insurance premiums are higher since I ' m a guy . . . Oh gees, I just lost count at 74! ... My adding machine bit me! . . . How do you figure out this percentage! ... Did you see that guy run that red light? Let ' s nab ' im! These were just a few of the words uttered by business students as they made their way through a year full of figures and paperwork. Most students who wished to find work in a business firm or aimed for an office career found classes like accounting, recordkeeping, and data processing very helpful. But not all learning took place in the classroom. Field trips broke up the year for many of the classes. The business law members even rode with Fort Wayne police on actual runs for a day! The students experimented with the speed gun and chased traffic violators. The experience might become annual, but as it stands, the danger of such an outing outweighs its good points. Senior Beatrice Malone " swears in " junior Bill Mudracl during a mocl murder trial as the judge (Mrs. Sharon Banks) looks on. Sophomore Keith Lahr uses an adding machine in recordkeeping to insure correct figuring. Junior Angie Hayden corrects an error in her typing. Typing as quickly as possible without making any mistakes is one goal students work oward. Students who aim for careers as secretaries or office workers usually take shorthand a ' part of their training Mr. Larry Civens, from Horace Mann Insurance Company, talks about premiums to the business law class. Preparing for the Future They Learn and Earn They studied U.S. history in the morning and built houses in the afternoon. They worked math problems in the afternoon and worked on cars at Ft. Wayne Dodge in the morning. Some carried on mock trials n government during the morning only to delve into food service later during the day. Sounds like a pretty strange schedule for high school students. Those who enrolled at the Regional Vocational Center found the experiences proved fruitful in preparing for careers later in life. RVC students who signed up for the Co-Op Program were placed in the community doings jobs they were specially trained for. Many had jobs already lined up in their field of work for after graduation. It gave them a chance to try what they really wanted to do and make money at the same time. Some students enrolled at RVC only to attend classes for a half-day. Some of the classes offered were automation, food service, construction, child care, and data processing. There were contests in the various departments for awards throughout the year. RVC gave many kids a chance to shine in something worthwhile where before they hung back. (Besides, working at what one likes best sure beats sitting in school all day!) Junior Terry Vasquez tries her hand at being chef to complete requirements for the gourmet cool ing class. luniors Tony Johnson and Willa Carswell experiment with specimens for health careers. Junior Randy Janson adjusts a tiered on a Voll swagen as part of his automotive training. Randy worked at Ft. Wayne Dodge through RVC. unior Dan Lowery tightens the brakes on the rear wheel of a diesel truck in one of his classes at Central. Senior Mark Newell presents Mrs. )ane Hoylman » with an Easter lily he grew in his RVC horticulture class. The lilies were grown from bulbs, which is extremely difficult to do. iPreparing for the Future I lunior Kelly Auer The media center provides many types of written Students find the many facets of the media center material. Sophomore Caria Edwards reads up on quite useful. Research materials are within easy some interesting data. access, and when homework is finished pleasure books are close by. 60 Media Center and Study Hall luniors M Tyler and Nancy McAfee discuss a current topic. DULL!! Perhaps so, but Library, Study Hall Prove Necessary When someone mentions the media center or study Hall most students ' first reaction is " yuk! " Study hall was considered a time to catch up on some sleep. In reality, it came in quite handy, especially for the super-busy people. Students actively involved outside of school or in extra- curricular events found that extra 55 minutes a life-saver. It allowed them to finish up work that they were previously unable to complete. The media center had a tough year. Ten percent of the book collection had been stolen over the past year and so needed to be replaced. The money for new visual and audio equipment had to go toward replenishing it. An FWCS budget cutback limited the amount of new materials that could be bought. The center even fell behind lower schools ' standards as far as sources available were concerned. The opportunity room moved into the new area formerly occupied by rooms 130 and 132. It shared the area with special ed and the reading labs. This student exemplifies a typical pastime in the media center. Sleeping was quite a problem which resulted in the removal of the bean bag chairs. Media Center and Study Hall 61 Jcin IS-l6 north Centrol Rcitin9 -A. rnoY.io Teciehers Sinor9 i$bor P Luncheon ' We ' re Fort Wayne ' s Finest! ' 1. junior guidance counselor Mr. John Sinks, talking in the hall with senior Anthony Green, catches junior Steve Perry without a pass. 2. Senior Bill Moring enlists the aid of senior guidance counselor Mr. Doug Spencer. 3. Mr. William Ceyer and Mr. Robert Miller engage in conversation in the cafeteria. 4. Principal Richard Horstmeyer gives some friendly advice to senior Les Novitsky. 5. Former Elmhurst police officer and now assistant police chief Ken Buckmaster returns for a visit with athletic director Mr. Paul Bienz. 6. Principal ' s assistant Mr. Wil liam Ceyer makes a point at an assembly. 7. Assistant principal Mr. Robert Miller eats heartily at the faculty luncheon. 8. Mr. Robert Miller and Mr. Doug Spencer work at pre-registration. junior Sue Frankewich helps with the paperwork. 64 Administration Richard Robert Miller Horstmeyer Assistant Principal Principal Susan William Anderson Geyer Principal ' s Principal ' s Assistant Assistant Paul Bienz Doug Spencer Athletic Director Senior Guidance John Sinks Dinah Cashman lunior Guidance Sophomore Guidance Principal Richard Horstmeyer said it best at an assembly in November, " We have the best in people. " Mr. Robert Miller, assistant principal, stated, " We ' re Fort Wayne ' s finest, but we can still improve. " Other administrative members include guidance coordinator and senior class counselor, Mr. Doug Spencer; Mr. John Sinks, an d Mrs. Dinah Cashman, junior and sophomore class counselors respectively. Mr. William Ceyer and Mrs. Susan Anderson are the assistants to the principal. Mr. Paul Bienz is the athletic director. Also, filling in for Mr. )ohn Sinks as he serves in the Indiana legislature is Mr. Robert Traster. Mr. Waymon Brown assists the guidance counselors. Admlnislratlon 65 " Yea, another free day! I hope they strike forever! " These were the words of happy Fort Wayne Community School students who received an unexpected vacation. The teachers began the strike on the morning of September 17 and didn ' t return until September 22. Although many teachers joined the picket line, a few stayed on the job. Included in the demands of the strike were a wage increase, binding arbitration of teacher disputes, smaller class size, and better working conditions. r », tei ' Sharon Banks Roma lean Business Bradburn Afro-American Homu Club Economics lohn Bunnell Social Studies Basketball Coach Byron Carrier Science 66 Faculty Teachers ' Strike Provides Vacation 1. Mr. Ethan Cwaltney, Mr. lohn Coahran, Miss Beverly Gouloff, and Mr. Byron Carrier have some tun during the strike, 1. Miss Beverly Couloft proudly displays her picket sign. Looking on are Mrs. LaVerne Tsiguloft, Mrs. Susan Owen, Mr. Eldon Stoops, and Mr. |ohn Morse at left, and Mr. Richard Poor at right. 3. Mr. Richard Rian, Mr. Donald Kemp, Mrs. Lucy Doswell, Mrs. Ofelia Herrero, and Mr. Ray Garrett show their support for the strike. 4. As he relaxes a little, Mr. Tom Herman keeps an eye on his class. 5. luniors Karyn Heiney and Sue Frankewich work with Mr. Phil Habegger on a tough math problem. 6. Mr. Byron Carher seems to be talking to a brick. Actually, he is finding out through indirect evidence what is in a cigar box. 7. Mr. Ethan Cwaltney, Mr. Byron Carrier, Mr. John Bunnell, and Mr. Michael Rothe carry picket signs during the strike. - ifii liii Jpiiiii Kenneth Eytcheson English Basketball Coach Ray Garrett Mathematics Faculty 67 1. Mr, Donald Kemp enjoys a vanilla milkshake during his lunch mod. 2. Mr. lames Welborn and Miss Beverly CoulofI have a hard time deciding what to eat at the potluck lunch. 3. Delicious pies, scrumptious cakes, and delectable cookies topped oft the tasty dishes of spaghetti, lasagna, and chicken. 4. Mrs. LaVerne Tsiguloff tries her hand at sei lasagna. 5. Mr. lames Lambert enjoys his meal at the potluck lunch while Mr. Neil Hoffman digs into his second helping. Philip Habegger Mathematics Basketball Coach Tom Herman Physical Education Football Coach 68 Faculty Faculty Lunch; Food, Friends, Fun " Okay, who ate all the lasagna? " " Please leave some brownies for me! " On October 30, teachers walked into the faculty lounge with a variety of food for their pot-luck lunch. Most of the teachers that attended contributed something to eat. A lot of food, a lot of friends, and a lot of fun made for a successful potluck. Ofelia Mildred Robert Horn Herrero Hibben Worl -Study Foreign Media Specialist Program Language Tennis Coach AFS Sponsor Jane Hoylman Nancy Kelley Donald Kemp English Business, D.E. Physical Journalism Education Track Coach Faculty 69 1. Mrs. lane Hoylman explains some of the liner points of yearbook production to visiting parents. 2. " Bon jour, messieurs et mesdames, " greets Mr. Michael Rothe in his explanation of the foreign language department. 3. Mr. Byron Carrier injects a little humor as he discusses his approach to chemistry. 4. Mr. Aaron Still explains his views of the Bicentennial to students ' parents. 5. Watergate is one of the topics discussed by Mr. John Bunnell ' s government class on student-parent exchange day. Aloyse IVIoritz Social Studies 70 Faculty Parents Meet Teachers, Talk about Classes " Back-to-school night " gave parents an opportunity to visit their students ' classes and find out what w as happening in them. The PTA sponsored the program, which began with a meeting in the cafeteria the evening of November 3. After the meeting, parents went to homerooms and picl ed up their class schedules. Confusion reigned as many parents had difficulty finding their classrooms, but overall, the evening proved to be a success. On November 21 , the Student Counci sponsored " Student-parent exchange day. " This gave willing parents a chance to spend a day at school in place of their students to better understand high school life. Two hundred thirty parents as well as students attended classes that day, a definite show of parent support. Richard Poor Mathematics Arland Reinhard Business, C.O.F. Faculty 71 I. Mr. Richard Poor gives his mathematical help to sophomores Victor Pruitt, Kathy Maurer, and Darlene Nowlin. 1. Mrs: Sharon Banks, acting as judge, returns a " guilty " erdict, while juror senior lames Williams looks on. !, Mr. lohn Bunnell looks over a chapter in preparation for his government classes. 4. Mr. Ken Eytcheson displays his enthusiasm during a conversation. 5. Mrs. Shelley Wellington takes time out from one of her group discussions. Al Schmutz Richard Rian Michael Rothe Catherine Vocal Music Industrial Arts Foreign Language Russell Physical Education Aaron Still Social Studies Robert Stookey English, Speech Eldon Stoops Business 72 Faculty Seven Student Teachers Brighten Classes Robert Storey LaVerne lames Welborn English, Forensics Tsiguloff Business Science Shelley Robert Traster Wellington Nicholas Guidance Counselor English Werling Social Studies Golf Five departments were aided by student teachers during the year. In the fall, Miss Betty Millard did her student teaching with Mr. Ken Eytcheson, and Mrs. lane Lesh taught under Mr. Al Schmutz. In January, Miss Kim Schmidt aided Mrs. Lucy Doswell in her P.E. classes and Miss loyce Kingsley added her talents to the art department, working with Mr. Don Coss. Finishing out the year, Miss Bobbie Scott worked with Mr. Michael Rothe in his French classes, Mrs. Cerrie Mansbach taught both composition and journalism with Mrs. lane Hoylman, and Mr. Mark Hageman helped with Mr. Tom FHerman ' s P.E. classes. Faculty 73 Kay Teddy Pam Hamm Secretary Secretary Margaret Betty Capin McGregor Attendance Clerk Treasurer 1. Besides keeping the peace during study hall, Mrs. Esther Kelley works as a secretary. 2. Mrs. Virginia Quance spends much of her time in the office making copies, 3. As principal ' s secretary, Mrs. Kay Teddy sets up appointments for Mr. Richard Horstmeyer. 4. Junior Mike Nickels and Mrs. Margaret Stalght share a laugh as junior Sue Frankewich inspects her lunch. 5. Mrs. Margaret Capin helps students during pre- registratlon. 6. Mrs. Bonnie Gran interrupts her typing to answer the telephone. Mrs. Gran did most of the secretarial work for the guidance staff. 74 Auxiliary Personnel School Held Together by Secretaries, Clerks, and Aides Secretaries really had a rough life, whether it was running to get a speech ready for Mr. Horstmeyer, typing speedily for Mr. Miller, or making coffee for Mr. Geyer. The treasurer kept track of the school finances, while the study hall clerk did her share of the work by keeping students quiet to give others a chance to study. The auxiliary staff were the unsung heroes of the faculty. Whether yelling at students or helping them, they were the ones that held the school together. Auxiliary Personnel 73 J- - i m 1 f ' ' 41 1. Dorothy Hensinger wears a pioneer bonnet to show her bicentennial spirit. 2. Betty Maszkiewicz serves a student in the a la carte line. 3. A line of partially prepared trays awaits the beginning of the first lunch mod. 4. Custodians: lames Hall, Neil Hoffman, Dennis Taylor, Flora Beachler, William Rollins, Lucille Maldeney, Ramiro Salvidor, Maurice Maldeney, John Schmidt. 5. Margie Abbott cleans trays as a lunch mod ends. 6. Leaning against a spirit poster in the gym, Maurice Maldeney watches the crowd during a pep session. 7. Cafeteria Workers: Front: Elline Dennis, Amelia Harris, Annabelle Detter, Hellen Wiebke, Delores ShulU. Back: Betty Maszkiewicz, Dorothy Hensinger, Eileen Schiffli, Margie Abbott, Dulla Schlaudraff, Helen DeGrandchamp, Anne Brockmyer. i f iiJU 76 Cuslodians and Cafeteria Workers Replacements Aid Custodial Staff The custodial staff was augmented by a new matron and three new custodians. They were Jennifer Eifred, who replaced an injured Lucille Maldeney, Dennis Taylor, James Hall, and John Schmidt. Always willing to help out, the custodians appeared after dances and games to sweep up the candy wrappers and pom-pom confetti that were scattered throughout the building. They also aired out smoke-filled restrooms and polished the floors weekly. Custodians and Cafeteria Workers 77 k, r llOY. I l ici e Cro ouAtri| »jS ii«- iB,«,tjVV ft ' S j r « tet V " lfe o ' i;i t« i i % ' fe -J ®W ifflW ; ' ' - i®B ' 9SS- « i!fc?S ' Alhlelic BQA |ue White Named To All-SAC Squad Plagued by injuries, the football team struggled to a 4-5 record. Key injuries to seniors Cordon Murphy, Jeff Heller, and Mike Mullen hurt the team early in the season. The most crucial injury to the Trojans was suffered before the season began by senior Tim Chaney during pre- season football practice. Tim ' s knee injury did not keep him from helping the team as he was elected a coach along with head coach Tom Herman and his assistant coaches )im Welborn, Jim Lambert, and Al Burns. Elmhurst holds the distinction of scoring the most points against a Bishop Luers football team by a public high school. A unique aspect of this year ' s football team was its having tri-captains, seniors Tim Chaney, Bill McCombs, and Dave Chrzan. The offensive line, set In wide lormatlon, listens for the count to fire off. VARSITY FOOTBALL: Front: Coach |im Welborn, Head Coach Tom Herman, |ohn White, Ken Coker, Bill Mudrack, Domingo Garcia, Dan Heckley, Nelson Almond, Brian Russell, David Frebel, Mark Yeiter, Derek DeBruce, Ron Hill, Terry Kurtz, Coach Al Burns, Coach |im Lambert. Middle: Mgr. Matt Voder, Ron Hanes, Tim Chaney, left Heller, Joel Dunsten, Doug Pelz, Dave Kessel, |ohn Stiffler, Curtis Paschall, Bob Kratzert, Cordon Murphy, left Shifflett, Mo Fink, Mgr. Bob Bracht, Mgr. Dennis Volkert. Back: Bill McCombs, Mike Mullen, Tim Oberkiser, Dave Chrzan, Mark DeCrandchamp, Roosevelt Harrison, Dan Henderson, Bill Munroe, Ernie Starks, Mike Rush, Troi Lee, Ron Culpepper, Don Culpepper, Randy lansen, Doug Peters, Ken Young, VARSITY FOOTBALL EHS GPP 6 Jamboree (Northrop) 21 North Side 34 19 Norwell 14 Concordia 7 Dwenger 7 28 Harding 8 6 South Side 25 6 Wayne 13 6 Homestead 30 Bishop Luers Season record 4-5 34 J jj X - m P ' ■ P3V1 In ■1 |||P. ' - ' i ' |ii " IIKv. •■ 80 Varsity Football Senior Tim Chane cheers the Trojans on from the sidelines. An unfortunate l nee injur earl in the season cut short Tim ' s pla ing. lunior Doug Peters blocks his man awa from running back junior Nelly Almond. Doug made the all-South SAC team as a defensive linebacker. Taking the handott from quarterback |unior Brian Russell, junior Curtis Paschall prepares to dive up the middle. Curtis made the all-South SAC team as a running back while he led the Trojans in scoring. lunior John White turns on the jets to outrun his Homestead opponent. |ohn uas Elmhurst ' s onK representative on the all-SAC squad, as a detensi e back. The referee explains a penalt to the clelens between plays at Harding. Varsity Football 81 RESERVE FOOTBALL: Front: Clark Yoquelet, Dan )ehl, |eff Wiegner, Kevin Shelley, Chuck Weaver, |im West, |im Almond, Ken Roberts. Middle: Mark Barnes, Randy Morrison, Bill Panyard, Bob Miles, Greg Brown, Tim Kelly, Ron Hanes, Matt Branning, Mgr. Dennis Volkert. Back: Kent Hermann, Brran Renner, Pat Payton, Dale Pine, Mike Brewer, Dave Moore, Darrell Vaughn, Phil Jacobs, Coach Jim Lambert. Reserves Endure Long Season The reserve team survived a long season as they finished with a 1-8 record. The only win came against the Homestead Spartans by a score of 17-0. Inexperience was one of the major weaknesses of the team. But Coach Jim Lambert pointed out, " Even though the team record did not show a good season, the players possessed pride, hustle, and desire in all practices. The hard work on the practice field, along with the sacrifices the players make, will go a long way in helping them on the varsity level. " Coach Lambert cited juniors Mike Brewer, Phil Jacobs, Pat Payton, and sophomore Jim Almond as players that contributed greatly to the offensive team, while sophomores Kevin Shelley, Matt Branning, Dan Jehl, and junior Dave Moore held the defensive team together. Although the reserve football team record was not impressive, the results of this year ' s team may be measured by the success of next year ' s varsity squad. Meeting with a host of EHS defenders, a Wayne opponent is caught behind the line for a loss. 82 Reserve Football v . sLr i RESERVE FOOTBALL EHS GPP Harding 13 Bishop Luers 40 Northrop 34 Bishop Dwenger 20 6 Snider 28 17 Homestead 6 Concordia 19 8 South Side 21 Wayne 6 During a time out at Concordia, Coach |im Lambert discusses the game plan with Mark Barnes. Sophomore |im Almond runs around right end for a long gain, jim was the leading rusher on the reserve team this year. Sophomore Dan |ehl breaks off tackle with help from a double-team block by sophomores Bill Panyard and Brian Renner. Reserve Football 83 Lee Wins Sectional; Fifth in State Sporting an 8-1 record the cross country team finished as runners-up in the SAC standings. An early season loss to Northrop was all that held bac| the harriers. The cross country team finished with an overall 10-3 record, and held the 20th spot in state for three weeks. Junior Tim Lee and senior Dave Lewis paced the Trojans, holding the first and second spots respectively. Junior Jim Freygang and senior Bob Levy ran in the third and fourth spots while senior Rick Knuth rounded out the top five as fifth man. Tim Lee was Elmhurst ' s only representative at State finals, where he placed fifth. Sprinting out ahead of the pack, funior Tim Lee takes an early lead in sectionals at Shoatt Park. Tim broke the existing school record with a time ol 12:04. CROSS COUNTRY: Front: Bill Brown, Brian Wyneken, Mike Getz, Denny Kirkland, Dave Lewis, Bob Levy, Dave Nelson, Rick Euell, Mike Ausderan. Back: Manager Mark Muri, Brett Knuth Bucky Scheiber, Larry Raber, Tim Lee, Rick Knuth, Bob Kurtz, |im Freygang, Chad Cline, Kevin Moran Coach Carter Lohr. ' ijf " 1 ' ' i - i:i . a ' - JKJ. ' »L - ' v,r . ' - - ' Jt ti Si PiW Mi 84 Cross Country ■ CROSS COUNTRY EHS OPP 25 Harding 30 23 Homestead 32 38 Goshen 23 28 Wayne 27 26 Concordia 30 15 Bistiop Luers 50 25 Bishop Dwenger 32 40 Northrop 21 25 Snider 32 18 Wayne 41 22 Harding 39 23 South Side 36 17 North Side Ell hart Central Invitational 2nd Manchester Invitational 7th Sectionals 3rd Regionals 7th Season Record 10-3 45 Exhausted after a grueling race, senior Dave Lewis catches his breath. Seniors Larry Raber and Rick Knuth pace one another in the home stretch. ■-•howing the stress of competition, senior Bob Levy luvids down the chute to finish. lunior Mike Ausderan begins his kick during the final half-mile of the cross country race. Cross Countrv 85 Sophomore Marty Rifkin stretches high to slam the ball past his opponents as senior Gregg Heckley looks on. Senior Stan Sorgen puts ever thing he has into his serve. Stan played =1 man in singles this year. Grimacing from the effort, senior Kevin Lee returns a forehand volley. Kevin owned the =2 singles spot. Painfully, senior Terry Sims seems to be pleading with the ball to get over the net. Terry played = 1 doubles along with senior Greg Nowak. Netmen Runners-Up in City Senior Greg Nowak watches his warniup shot with great concentration. Greg owned a fine 9-1 record this year. TENNIS: Front: Coach Robert Horn, Todd Nichols, Tim Springer, Gregg Heckley, Marshall Beatty, Ted Ornas, Stan Sorgen, Kevin Lee. Bacl : Malt Vorndran, Greg Nowak, Marty Rifkin, Tod Huntley, Stan Prince, Terry Sims, Allen Lahrman, Dave Patrick, David Murray. NOT SHOWN; |im McCleneghen. TENNIS EHS OPP Huntington 5 4 Snider 4 Wayne 4 Bishop Luers 5 North Side 4 Homestead 2 5 East Noble 6 Harding 1 3 Concordia 7 South Side 2 Bishop Dwenger 7 Norwell 4 Northrop SECTIONAL 3 2 Snider SEASON RECORD 10-3 Coached by Mr. Robert Horn, this year ' s tennis team bounced on to a 10-4 overall record, a vast improvement over last year ' s 2-12 mark. Finishing with a 7-2 SAC record, the tennis team earned sole possession of second place in the conference. The team consisted of four singles players and three doubles teams. Stan Sorgen played 1 man while Kevin Lee played in the second singles position. Rounding out the four singles positions were Ted Ornas and Marshall Beatty respectively. The 1 doubles team consisted of Terry Sims and Greg Nowak. Todd Nichols and Tim Springer played together effectively as the 2 doubles team, while Gregg Heckley and Marty Rifkin were the decisive third team. junior Todd Nichols smashes this overhead through the opposition. Todd played on the 2 doubles team. Small Size Doesn ' t Keep Trojans Down The Elmhurst Trojan girls went into the volleyball season with three returning k ' ttermen. The girls boasted a 6-6 overall ri ' tord compared to 1-10 last year, ending up with a 4-5 record in the SAC. The starting six were Karyn Heiney, Cindy Ybarra, Betty Carrion, Carmetta Walker, and |une Gordy, with )an Dowling substituting for Carol Quance after a mid-season injury. unior Carmetta Walker taps it over to Homestead ' s court as senior Betty Carrion and junior |une Gordy dodge out of the ua . Trojans get together for last minute instructions from Coach Catherine Russell before returning to the court. GIRLS ' VOLLEYBALL Dwenger 9-15 14-8 2-15 Northrop 10-15 15-8 9-15 Norwell 10-15 8-15 Northrop 1-15 13-15 Adams Central 12-14 15-12 16-14 Luers 15- 9 4-15 5-15 Snider 3-15 12-15 Dwenger 8-15 15-17 North Side 15-10 5-13 15- 7 Concordia 15-17 15-12 15- 7 Harding 16-14 15-7 Homestead 15- 9 10-14 14-12 Wayne 12-10 0-15 9-15 South Side 10-15 Sectionals 15-3 15- 8 New Haven 15-13 15-10 Wayne 7-15 8-15 A big smile comes over junior |an Dowling ' s face while junior Carmetta Walker takes a look at the scoreboard. Digging a shot, junior Kar n Heiney sends it to the front line as senior Betty Carrion rushes in to help. Girls ' Volleyball 89 Putting it up in a crowd, junior Ernie Stark drav the foul to maive it a three-poini play. VARSITY BASKETBALL EHS OPP 59 Muncie South 51 66 Bishop Luers 68 48 64 53 Harding Dwenger Norwell 58 61 50 66 58 Northrop Merrillville 49 52 60 66 Northrop South Side 71 71 72 Dekalb 66 80 Anderson 96 56 Homestead 41 66 Snider 68 67 65 Delphos St. John North Side 71 84 56 67 64 Huntington Wayne Concordia 84 90 61 81 Mississinewa Sectional 61 62 Wayne Season Record 9-11 71 1976 BASKETBALL: Front: Rick Hamilton, Danny Henderson, Mike Brewer, Doug Peters, Ernie Starks. Back: Coach |ohn Bunnell, Phil Cutman, Tim Green, Raymond Walker, Don Culpepper, John White, Coach Ken Eytcheson. Passing off in a fast break situation, junior )ohn White looks for the open man. 90 Varsity Baskelball Hard Court 5 Ends Up 9-11 The 75-76 basketball campaign opened as a rebuilding season and 14 weeks later closed in the same manner. Although the Trojans ' 9-11 record was not very impressive, there were some bright moments during the season such as their 66-49 win over the Northrop Bruins. Coach Ken Eytcheson mixed his lineup throughout the year trying to find a winning combination that was not there. His two main stays were junior Ernie Starks and senior Ray Walker. Ray averaged 7.8 rebounds per game while Ernie led the scoring attack with a 16.1 clip per game. Many of the Trojans ' games were decided at the charity stripe. Hitting only 48.6% of their free throws proved very detrimental in the last moments of the game. Guard senior Phil Cutman drives around his Wayne opponent for two points. Driving baseline on a power layup is junior Mike Brewer. junior Doug Peters and sophomore Tim Green double-team a Homestead opponent on a pass in from the baseline. Varsity Basketball 91 Reserves and C Team Gain Experience for Future Leaping above traffic, junior Rick Hamilton puts his shot in the air. 1976 RESERVE BASKETBALL: Front: Eugene Williams, Chuck Weaver, Don Culpepper, Melvin Cobb. Back: Mike Starks, Rick Hamilton, Matt Vorndran, Rob Meyers, Danny Henderson, Steve Lehman, Coach Phil Habegger. Reserve basketball team scores never really reflected the true dedication and hard vi-ork that was put forth in helping the varsity squad. With this fact in mind the reserve team record could be looked at optimistically. The experience gained by these younger players, mostly sophomores, will help in molding a better varsity squad next year. Sophomore Danny Henderson and junior Don Culpepper paced the reserve team by contributing heavilv in the scoring and rebounding dep lent. Danny also gained some var playing time. Coach Phil Habegger split his time between the reserve and sophomore teams. Sophomore Mike Starks led the C team in scoring while other standouts were sophomores Melvin Cobb and Steve Lehman, who showed the most improvement throughout the season. Scrapping for the rebound, sophomore Danny Henderson ties up his Muncie South opponent to cause a jump ball. 92 Reserve Basketball Sophorr.ore Mike Starks drives unmolested toward the bucket for an easy vo points. RESERVE BASKETBALL EHS OPP 43 Muncie South 40 50 Bishop Luers 43 45 Harding 61 36 Dwenger 38 33 Norwell 39 42 Northrop 52 44 Merrillville 43 48 Harding 49 35 South Side 48 53 Dekalb 43 37 Anderson 52 56 Homestead 35 35 Snider 57 54 Delphos St. John 62 35 North Side 71 31 Huntington 52 37 Wayne 56 51 Concordia 46 63 Mississinewa Season record 6-13 66 ■ SOPHOMORE BASKETBALL EHS OPP 42 North Side 49 51 Northrop 43 37 Wayne 49 54 Homestead 32 34 Harding 26 50 Concordia 40 34 Wayne 38 39 Heritage 41 54 Snider 31 27 South Side Season Record 5-5 53 1 B Pulling cloun the rebound a vd Ironi the croud, junior Don Culpepper shows his strength on the boards. Reserve Basketball 93 Girls Suffer Losing Season This year ' s girls ' basketball team didn ' t have a very successful season. The team ended with a record of 0-10. Even with a disappointing season the team produced seven award winners. The girls who earned their bronze pins were juniors Carmetta Walker, Kellie Slate, and senior |une Cordy. Seniors Carol Quance, Ethel Fowlkes, Marilynn Scherer, and junior Kelly Auer received silver pins for basketball. Chosen by her teammates, senior Ethel Fowlkes was honored with the title of team captain. The team was coached this year by Mrs. Lucy Doswell and assisted by Miss Kim Schmidt. The team hopes to have better luck next year with returning juniors and sophomores. lunior Kelly Auer protects her territory by keeping her North Side opponent from shooting. Kelly was the center for the Trojan line-up. 1976 Girls ' Basketball; Front: Cheri Wagner, Ethel Fowlkes, )an Dowling, Cheryl Perry, Rhoda Freeman, and lune Cordy. Middle: Carmetta Walker, Connie Shaw, Kellie Slate, Sharon Perrine, Elena Perez, and Marilynn Scherer. Back: Coach Kim Schmidt, Manager Kathy Bradtmiller, Shirley Pine, Sue Frankewich, Shelley Bradtmiller, Kelly Auer, Carol Quance, and Coach Lucy Doswell. As the season comes to an end with the Wayne game, junior Elena Perez takes a shot for two. ! :t as 94 Girls ' Basketball At the North Side game junior Kellie Slate takes an outside shot. Kellie was the team ' s highest scorer this year. GIRLS ' BASKETBALL EHS OPP 30 Snider 47 27 South Side 51 35 Dwenger 36 26 Concordia 53 16 Harding 28 25 North Side 34 24 Luers 44 36 Northrop 54 29 Wayne Sectional 44 34 Columbia City 54 Leaping high over her Wayne opponents, junior Carmetia Walker shoots for two. Senior Carol Quance drives down the court to set up the play for tvto. Girls ' Basketball 95 Coach )im Lambert ended his first year as head wrestling coach with a 6-6 season record. What the statistics didn ' t show was a respectable fourth place in the SAC standings. Injuries and lack of depth to fill key positions proved to be the main causes of the grapplers ' defeats, junior Nelson Almond was sporting a 10-0 record when ill fate put him in the hospital with a knee injury. By winning the Woodlan Tourney, placing third in sectionals and fourth in regionals, the wrestlers proved that they were not to be taken lightly. Placing first at Woodlan were juniors Nelson Almond and Mike Rush and senior Mike Freygang. Taking first-place ribbons at sectionals were sophomore Matt Branning, juniors Mike Rush and Ken Young, and senior Mike Freygang. Branning had the distinction of going furthest in post season action, finishing third in semi-state for the Trojans. Captain senior Mike Freygang iveeps his adversary at bay while planning his next move. Lilting his opponent oil the mat, junior Milse Rush uses a T-Bar hold to break down his man. Mike compiled the most victories this year tor the team with 19, while contributing the most team points, 89. 1976 WRESTLING: Front: Mgr. Bill Mudrack, Steve Esterson, Tom Smith, Kevin Wittwer, |im Almond, Paul Meredith. Middle: Coach Robert Horn, Mike Freygang, Matt Branning, Nelson Almond, Paul Freeman, Mgr. Kent FHorman, Back: FHead Coach lim Lambert, Ken Young, Bill Munroe, Mike Rush, Stuart Norton, Coach |im Norton. Matmen Capture First at Wood I an Tourney After pinning his man with a smother hold, senior Paul Freeman seems satisfied with his effort. Paul recorded the fastest pin time this season against Homestead with a time of 47 seconds. Senior Bill Munroe uses his weight to throw his man to the mat. By employing an underhook chickenwing hold junior Nelson Almond has his match well under control. WRESTLING ■ ™ EHS OPP 18 Bellmont 45 36 South Side 27 31 Concordia 29 36 Wayne 30 17 Dwenger 41 1st Carmel Tourney 33 New Haven 24 38 Northrop 17 18 Warsaw 45 5th Carmel Tourney 8 Harding 54 30 North Side 33 38 Homestead 20 40 Snider 26 3rd Sectional 4th Regional 23rd Semi-State Season record 6-6 Wrestling 97 Sophomore Matt Branning averts a single leg takedown by sprawling and pushing down the head of his Snider opponent Applying a T-bar hold, junior Ken Young set his man up for the pin. With 45 career takedowns to his credit. Ken set a school record. Reserve Wrestling Payton Sparks Reserves with 10 Wins Under the leadership of Coach |im Norton, the reserve team closed its season with a successful 7-5 record. Pacing the reserve grapplers were juniors Pat Payton with an impressive 10- 1 slate and Dave Moore with a fine 9-2 season record. Payton recorded the fastest pin of all varsity and reserve wrestlers, with a time of 15 seconds. Pat also led the team with 6 pins. RESERVE WRESTLING EHS OPP 3 Bellmont 27 24 South Side 9 15 Concordia 9 9 10 8th 22 Wayne Dwenger Elmhurst Tourney New Haven 23 54 18 3rd 15 16 Huntington N. Tourney Northrop Warsaw 7 12 3 7 Harding North Side 17 6 23 Homestead 14 15 Snider Season Record 7-5 9 At the start of the second period, junior Dave Moore on offense waits for the referee ' s command to wrestle. Dave compiled the most takedowns for the reserve squad with a total of ten. junior Pat Payton uses an inside switch to gain two points for the reversal. Pat tallied 52 team points for the reserves while also contributing the most near falls, 12. 1976 RESERVE WRESTLING: Front: Bill Panyard, loe Brooks. Back; |im Freygang, Randy McCombs, David Moore, Pal Payton. Not Shown: Bill Campbell, Randy Morrison. Reserve Wrestling 99 Gymnasts Win Sectional Crown The saying that the third time ' s a charm seemed to hold true for the girls ' gymnastic team as they ended their third year of competition, a winning season including two sectional championships in the beginning and intermediate divisions. The team ' s success came from much hard work and many late practices. The girls worked out from 3 to 6 p.m. since their coach, Mrs. Marty Burns, worked across town. The girls also came in on Saturday mornings at 8 a.m. and worked until 10. The team ' s uniforms were completed this year with new warm-ups and slippers. Toward the end of the season, the team also got new uneven bars and a balance beam. A successful team needed more than a coach; they also needed a manager. Junior Ann Filchak filled this need by spotting during practices and keeping the team moving during the meets. GIRLS ' GYMNASTICS EHS OPP 82.60 Concordia 34.80 123.70 Wayne 185.30 135.10 Snider 208.75 158.85 Norwell 133.20 117.50 North Side 113.40 170.95 Bluffton 62.65 137.80 South Side 164.15 143.00 Huntington 90.50 158.60 Northrop 195.00 150.75 Harding 149.70 Sectional Regional 1st Beginning 3rd 1st Intermediate 4th 5th Optional 1976 Gymnastics: Front; Becky Cummings, Betty Carrion, Karyn Heiney, Linda Smyser. Middle: Anita Boyer, Katy Young, Daria Taper, Lori McCleneghen, Terry Whittenberger. Back: Ram Riecke, Sheril Hornberger, leanine Russell, Kari Rietdorf, Mary McCombs, Mary Hudelson, Kathy Murray. With complete confidence, sophomore leanine Russell begins her floor exercise, leanine and her intermediate teammates won the sectional tournament held at Bellmont. 100 Girls ' Gymnastics With complete control, senior Linda Smyser begins to pull out ot her back roll on the balance beam. Concentrating intently on her routine, junior Karyn Heiney competes on the optional beam. Alter .winning the all-around title in the sectional, Karyn went on to place second in the regional and fourteenth at state. During the highly successful gymnastics pep session, junior Katy Young demonstrates a back seat circle on the uneven parallel bars. At sectionals, Katy won the uneven title of the intermediate level. Sophomore Becky Cummings performs her floor exercise. Becky placed tenth in state beginning competition on the unevens. Girls ' Gymnastics 101 Lee Retains Sectional 880 Crown Junior Tim Lee successfully defended his sectional 880 crown this year after missing half of the season due to illness. Although no school records were broken, Eimhurst runners did break several Wayne Stadium records. Qualifying for regionals were junior Doug Peters in the shot put, junior Tim Lee in the 880, and senior Brad Smith in the 440-yard dash. The Trojans lacked the depth that they had had in recent years, but showed strength in beating Snider, a top-rated contender. Joining the coaching ranks with Mr. Don Kemp and Mr. Carter Lohr were newcomers Mr. John Bunnell and Mr. Mark Hageman. Seniors Brad Smith and Dave Lewis were captains of the track team. Brad contributed the most team points to the Trojan cause and was presented the best attitude award for the year. Crossing the tape first in the mile relay is anchorman senior Bob Levy. TRACK EHS OPP 33 Northrop 76 Huntington 50 Snider 67y2 70 ' 2 Woodian 21 8th North Side Relays 44 Northrop 76 South Side 39 59 Norwell 74 Bishop Luers 26 94 Dwenger 33 5th Kokomo Relays 6th SAC Meet 67 Marion 42 Wayne 72 6th Sectional 1976 TRACK TEAM: Row 1: Brad Smith, Dave Lewis. Row 2: Chad Cline, |eff Heller, Rick Knuth, Denny Kirkland. Row 3: Brian Wyneken, Bob Levy, Doug Peters, Dale Pine. Row 4: Tim Lee, Mike Brewer, Mike Forkert, Kevin Shelley, |im Freygang. Row 5: Mark Muri, Mike Getz, Brett Knuth, Danny Henderson, Mike Ausderan. Not Shown: Mike Starks, Ernie Starks, Mike Rush. Junior Doug Peters gives his all in the discus throw. Doug also threw the shot-put during the season and placed fourth in sectionals. 102 Varsity Track u ■y ' lr . ' ' ■ " --••s i ' % V%7 -. % ' lunior Ernie Starks clears the first hurdle in the 180 yard lows. Ernie also high-jumped for the Troians. Striding out in the second lap of the 880, junior Tim Lee is far ahead of his opposition. Tim was the most outstanding track participant this year. Exploding out of the blocks, sophomore Mike Starks gets the jump in the 100-yard dash. Mike contributed greatly to the team by running the 220, 440, and mile relay. Varsity Track 103 The girls ' track and tennis teams had several outstanding performers this year, although neither team had an exceptional season. The track team was handicapped from the start when only fourteen out of sixty girls who signed up remained on the team. And as the season progressed, these girls were plagued with numerous injuries. One bright spot of the season was the undefeated 440 relay team. Senior Ethel Fowlkes and junior Angle Hayden advanced to regionals in the long jump and the 80-yard hurdles respectively. Angle was voted Most Valuable Player. The tennis team, led by senior Cheryl Norton and junior Karyn Heiney, won only one match during the season but many of the matches were very close and the team gained a lot of experience. Karyn was the only one of the six players in sectionals to go on to the semi-finals where she was defeated and placed fourth. The most valuable player for the tennis team was senior Cheryl Norton. 1 singles player senior Cheryl Norton goes low for a backhand shot. This year Cheryl was the winner of the Most Valuable Player award. Heiney Wins 4th in Sectionals GIRLS ' TENNIS EHS Opp 2 Homestead 5 5 Northrop 2 3 Snider 4 2 South Side 6 1 Concordia 6 3 New Haven 4 1 Bishop Luers 6 1 Dwenger 6 3 Harding 4 North Side 7 3 Wayne Sectional 3rd 4 1976 Girls ' Tennis: Row 1: Lynn Hollowell, Leslie Collier, )une Williams, Laura McCleneghen, Karyn Heiney, Cheryl Norton. Row 2: Elena Perez, Kellie Slate, Priscilla Watson, Michelle Quinn, Colleen Tonn, Nancy Van Gheluwe, Coach Lucy Doswell. Not pictured: Carmetta Walker, Rhoda Freeman, Laura Bowen, Janet Gillie. 104 Girls ' Tennis «»- v ■r 1976 BASEBALL EHS OPP 10 Columbia City 6 Bellmont 5 11 Adams Central 4 5 Adams Central 10 2 Carroll 7 East Noble 4 2 East Noble 5 5 Snider 4 8 North Side 4 3 DeKalb 8 3 DeKalb 4 Bishop Luers 2 2 Northrop 1 6 Homestead 4 1 Homestead 6 5 Harding 3 6 Dwenger 5 7 Woodlan 11 3 Concordia 4 5 Wayne 4 3 South 10 14 Norwell 7 3 New Haven 2 6 New Haven 3 4 Warsaw 1 4 Whitko 2 6 Heritage SECTIONAL 12 2 Huntington North 5 Checking his swin g on a ball thrown low and outside is senior Stan Prince. Snagging an infield grounder, third baseman senior Dan Landrigan fires the ball to first base. Dan also boasted the best pitching record with an earned run average of 1.95. Pitcher senior Terry Smith delivers his curve ball. Terry led the team with 55 strikeouts to his pitching credit. Knowledge, Hard Work All Part of the Job With a look of dissatisfaction, fiead cross country coacfi Mr. Carter Lotir listens for the times of his runners. Coach Lohr wasn ' t easily pleased and had a great record to show for it. Going over last-minute details in the locker room, head tennis coach Mr. Robert Horn checks the roster. Mr. Horn also devoted his time in the winter months to assisting as wrestling coach. There are tew instances In life when a group of individuals can get together and become a team. There are even fewer men and women who want to organize and devote their time to a team. Coaching takes a lot from a person. A coach becomes a father or mother to the team members, who in turn become a family. There is very little monetary gain, but what a coach does gain is the respect of the team and self pride in knowing that not just anybody can cut the mustard as a coach. Knowledge of the game, hard work, devotion, and belief in the young players to do the job, all come under the heading of coaching. Coaches are building character in the young men and women of tomorrow. Sure, a coach stresses winning. But why play the game if you don ' t want to win? Coaches are human; they realize that winning can ' t always be achieved, and they take their losses in stride. Because it ' s human nature to let down once you ' ve reached the top, coaches stress the importance of never being satisfied with one ' s performance as an individual. You can be happy, but once you are satisfied you can never improve yourself. The coaches at Elmhurst lived up to this ideal and shining examples of their work could be seen in the many fine athletes of the ' 75- ' 76 seasons. Coaches ' faces run the gamut of emotion. Head basketball coach Kenny Eytcheson ' s face reflects instruction, anger, suspense, and joy. Fowlkes Wins Blanket This year ' s Athletic Banquet was emceed by Channel 21 sportscaster Tom Campbell. All the coaches gave out individual awards to the outstanding participants in each sport. As the evening came to an end, the blanket award was presented to senior Ethel Fowlkes. Ethel was the only one to receive the blanket this year. Senior Ethel Fowlkes is ttiis year ' s winner of the blanket award. Ethel participated in volleyball, basketball, and was on the undefeated 440-relay team in track. Senior Cindy Ybarra sets up the ball as senior June Cordy looks on. As well as being the recipient of the Most Valuable Player trophy in volleyball, she was also given the mental attitude award. junior Tim Springer keeps his eye on the ball during a doubles match with junior Todd Nichols. Tim received the Most Valuable Player award for tennis. 112 Awards lunior Tim Lee waits to receive his ribbon in the state cross country meet. Tim was the highest- placing junior in the competition this year. lunior Mike Rush raises his hand to chalk up another win in wrestling. Mike went to semi-state this year and received the Most Valuable Wrestler award. 1976 Award Winners Cross Country Most Valuable Mental Attitude Most Improved Football Most Valuable Mental Attitude Most Improved Boys ' Tennis Most Valuable Outstanding Wrestling Outstanding Mental Attitude Most Improved Boys ' Basketball Most Valuable Mental Attitude Most Improved Girls ' Basketball Most Valuable Mental Attitude Most Improved Gymnastics Most Valuable Mental Attitude Boys ' Track Most Valuable Mental Attitude Most Improved Girls ' Track Most Valuable Girls ' Volleyball Most Valuable Mental Attitude Most Improved Golf Most Valuable Girls ' Tennis Most Valuable Mental Attitude Most Improved Tim Lee Rick Knuth Dave Lewis Dave Chrzan Tim Chaney Bill McCombs Tim Springer Kevin Lee Stan Sorgen Mike Rush Nelson Almond Mike Freygang Ken Young Ernie Starks Doug Peters Mike Brewer Ethel Fow lkes Sue Frankewich Elena Perez Becky Cummings Linda Smyser Tim Lee Brad Smith Doug Peters Angela Hayden Cindy Ybarra Cindy Ybarra Jan Dowling )im McCleneghen Cheryl Norton Karyn Heiney )une Williams Not only did the basketball team endure a tough season but so did the Trojan cheerleaders. From a broken arm to a sprained neck, injuries kept the fans guessing as to who would be missing the next game. Suffering at one time or another from a sprained ankle were sophomore Kari Rietdorf and juniors Anita Boyer and |an Dowling. Two of the most serious injuries happened to juniors Karyn Heiney and Robin Browning. Karyn sprained her neck and broke her finger in a fall during gymnastics practice. The worst fall of all the accidents that plagued the cheerleaders was when Robin Browning hit the hardwood during the reserve game at Dwenger. The result was a broken arm and a four- day stay in the hospital. Injuries Be(fall) Trojan Cheerleaders During a l)reak In the action, the varsity cheerleaders lead the crowd in a rousing yelt Junior Anita Boyer and sophomores leanine Russell and lana Beauchot display some of the reserves ' ability during a time out. Reserve: Left: Anita Boyer. Center Irom top; jana Beauchot, Kari Rietdorf, Mary McCombs, Lise Duemling. Right: leanine Russell. 114 Cheerleaders » . Reserve cheerleader sophomore Lise Duemling attempts to raise the crowd ' s enthusiasm with the help ot senior Melissa Hunter at one of the year ' s first pep sessions. Varsity cheerleader senior Melissa Hunter shivers with evcitement as she watches the Homecoming game against Homestead. Through the rainy, windy Homecoming game, varsity cheerleader senior Bonnie Bunn stays on the field to cheer the Trojans to victory. After football season Bonnie left Elmhurst due to her lather ' s job transfer. Varsity: Front: Melissa Hunter, capt.; Carmetfa Walker, Marty Miller, co-capt.; Back: Karyn Heiney, Robin Browning, )an Dowling. Cheerleaders 115 Go, You Chicken Fat, Go! when was the last time you heard that phrase in gym class, " Go, you chicken fat, go? " High school physical education classes are much more diversified than those on the grade school level. Tennis courts, weightlifting machines, and gymnastics equipment all made gym classes more interesting and enjoyable. A lack of space made an intramural program impossible in the past. But instances such as changing an old locker room into a weight room eased some of the strain. By providing a variety of activities and different classes, the physical education department did a fine job of mee ting the needs of the student body. Taking a break Irom the daily routine, Mr. Tom Herman finds time to jive with sophomore Ron HiH and junior Troi Lee. Seniors Lori Rietdorf and Martv Miller brush up on the fine points of tennis during their advanced physical education class. Mr. lay Balastrieri, president of Ball State b University ' s weightlifting club, lectures to a group ' of EHS weightlifters on the basics ot powerlifting and bodybuilding. 116 Physical Education Sophomore Mark Barnes attempls to block senior Gordon Murphy ' s shot in a friendly game of cosom hockey. Struggling on the inclined sit-up board, senior Mike Mullen finds doing sit-ups at a 60-degree angle with 25 pounds behind his head a bit difficult. Sophomores Loretia Clark and Mabel Terry perform on the trampoline during Mrs. Lucy Doswell ' s sophomore girls ' gym class. Sophomore Kim Perry sets up the ball for a spike in Mrs. Cathy Russell ' s girls ' physical education class. Physical Education 117 fllcir 25 TrojciA fin9er in Europe n fflcir. 12-14 ocn CoAle l Working on a sign for Homecoming, senior Claudia Johnson helps publicize one of the biggest events of the year. Senior Stan Sorgen carries one of the many boxes that were full of items to be given to Miss Virginia at the Christmas assembly. Seniors )anet Rediger and Mike Engle assist a student in the council-operated Cash Box. 120 Student Council Student Council Becomes Starting Place for Ideas " Tha t sounds like a good idea. Let ' s do it! " " I second it, " could then be heard from senior Phil Cutman, and that was usually the way projects got started. Despite what some people might think, the Student Council was not just a place where you could go and argue, but rather a place where you could present ideas for projects, dances, and other money-raisers. junior Steve Duray plays his concertina to entertain the crowds at the Penny Arcacie. Keeping with the tradition started last year, the Student Council held the Second Annual Penny Arcade and to keep the spirit going during Homecoming, a dance was held after the game which proved to be one of the most successful dances ever held at Elmhurst. Student Council members also acted as guides at back-to-school night, and the Council sponsored the after-prom on May 15. Seniors Mike Maurer, Tom Sonday, and Claudia Johnson preside over a Student Council meeting as vice-president, president, and secretary-treasurer respectively. Student Council: Front: Phil Cutman, Dan Landrigan, |im McCleneghen, Claudia lohnson, sec.-treas., Tom Sonday, pres., Mike Maurer, vice- pres.. Tod Huntley, Kevin Lee. Row 2: Melissa Hunter, Tim Lee, Derrick DeBruce, Ronnie Hill, Matt Gary, Sue Frankewich, Stan Sorgen. Row 3: Barb Harman, Kathy Stanley, Dan Heckley, Matt Tyler, Ann Momper, Cindy LeMaster, Yvette Morrill, Cheryl Hobbs. Row 4: Terry McCombs, Linda Morsches, Kim Burry, Mary Hudelson, Betsy Barber, Elizabeth Macias, Mary McCombs. Row 5: Lori McCleneghen, |an Dowling, Cindy Ross, Sandy Ross, Leslie Collier, Kellie Slate, Andrea Marchese, Nancy Beadie, Sue Taylor. Student Council 121 Donkey Basketball Game Highlights AFS Year Working to raise money for the exchange students was the main purpose of AFS (American Field Service). Each year AFS sponsors an exchange program which has a student from Elmhurst being sent abroad and a student from abroad being brought here. This year the exchange student was Maria Elena Argiiello from Costa Rica while senior Matt Gary was chosen to be next year ' s exchange student. The main money-making project this year was the Donkey Basketball Game which had the faculty playing the students in basketball while riding some of the stubbornest donkeys around. Other projects consisted of paper drives, car washes, and a membership drive at the beginning of the year. Representing Elmhurst in exchange programs for the coming summer anci next fall are junior Vance Veale and senior Matt Gary, AFS president. Demonstrating his skill as a basketball player, senior Phil Cutman attempts a shot during the Donkey Basketball Came. Working on the AFS Homecoming float, a few members try to ready the balloon for the parade. Unfortunately, due to the bad weather and wind, they couldn ' t get it off the ground successfully. Emceeing the foreign language party, junior Dave Stein introduces each class to present a skit and medley of songs in their country ' s language. Working along with other AFS members, junior Vance Veaie flashes a grin during the car wash. AFS: Front: Mrs. Ofelia Herrero, sponsor; Andrea Janser, Tammy Hughes, Sue Marquis, Matt Cary, pres.; Diana Bautista, Mar a Elena Arguello, Mr. Michael Rothe. Row 2: Cheryl Medsker, Rebecca Krieg, Sandy Tompkins, Syd Hutner, Andrea Marchese, Shirley Cieser, June Williams, Kathy Sharpin, Anita Martin. Row 3: Karyn Heiney, Cathy Tonn, Darcy Autenrieth, Maria Obregon, Leslie Novitsky, Pat Koehl, Caria Slagle, Laura Bowen, Lise Duemling, Kim Burry. Row 4: Jantina Baadc, Mary Hudelson, |udy Whitton, Colleen Tonn, Carole Stanley, Debbie Temple, Marti Cross, Steve Duray, Mary McCombs. Row 5: Kathy Murray, Sheryl Van Zile, Sue Frankewich, Steve Vaughn, Tod Huntley, Marcia Miller, Matt Tyler, Sue Smith, Kathy O ' Connor, |ill Marx. Row 6: Cindy LeMaster, Tim Roop, Vance Veale, Don Wenger, jack Censic, Carol Quance, Ann Momper, Cheryl Hobbs. American Field Service 123 Being able to eat all the hamburgers you wanted for a dollar brought quite a few hungry people to the Campus Life Burger Bash. Lettermen: Front; Denny Kirkland, Lori McCleneghen, Cheryl Norton, |une Gordy, Carmetta Walker, Tod Huntley, Bill Mudrack, Sue Free, )an Dowling, Katy Young. Row 2: Johnnie White, Dave Lewis, Brad Smith, Tim Springer, Gregg Heckley, Nelson Almond, Dan Heckley, Stan Sorgen, Brian Russell, Ronnie Hill. Row 3: Rick Knuth, Doug Pelz, )eff Heller, Kenny Young, Curtis Paschal!, Dave Kessel, Steve Vaughn, Bob Curts, Bill Mazelin. Row 4: David Stein, Bill McCombs, Tim Chaney, Greg Nowak, Todd Nichols, Ron Culpepper, )im hreygang, Phil Gutman, Gordon Murphy, Dan Landrigan. Row 5: Mark Yeiter, Janet Gillie, Bob Kratzert, Tim Lee, Jim McCleneghen, Terry Kirtz, Larry Raber, Kevin Lee, Carol Quance. Row 6: Chad Cline, Dave Chrzan, Stan Prince, Troi Lee, Bill Munroe, Ernie Starks, Raymond Walker, Tim Beck, Mark DeGrandchamp, Doug Peters, Mike Rush. Not pictured: Terry Smith. 124 Campus Life and Lettermen zXi ( ).C « - " %:i ' ii!a Campus Life Joins List of Activities This year a new group was formed that proved to be different from the rest. The group was called Campus Life. Campus Life wasn ' t tied to any religious organization but was rather a group that had a lot of fun projects and took time for members to find out about themselves and the people around them. One of the activities that was sponsored by Campus Life was an assembly that featured Lindy Hearne and his wife Linda, singing a variety of songs that he composed. That same night, there was a Burger Bash where people were served all the hamburgers they could eat for one dollar. The Awaiting the crowning ceremonies, the Homecoming court is l ept dry bv their Lettermen ' Club escorts. " You take her, I cion ' t want her! " At least that ' s what it looks like as senior Patty York is passed around at one of the Campus Life meetings. average was about six hamburgers per person, but there were the brave ones who tried for ten or fifteen and even one who set the record by eating thirty-one. The meetings were held at members ' homes and usually started out with a game such as the electric chair, toboggan races on the carpet, or pantomimes of coffee pots, banana splits, flat tires, and other crazy things. Senior Kevin Lee stated, " Campus Life is a fun way to learn about other individuals and how they feel about religion. " Campus Life: Front: Linda Bell, Barb Mrozowski, Marilyn Krotke, Laura Bowen (Pig Woman), Sandy Tompkins, Nancy McAfee, Rebecca Krieg, Tammy Hughes Row 2: Linda Morsches, lulie Ross, Cathy Tonn, lantina Baade, Colleen Tonn, Yvette Morrill, Pat Koehl, Maria Elena Arguello, Pat York. Row 3: Kevin Lee, Dan Hermes, Allen Shaw (Wolf Man), Debbie Temple, Kathy Murray, Ann Momper, Bnan Coyle (Moon Man), Marti Gross, lanet Rediger. Row 4: Dave Murray, Stan Prince, Dave Stein, Al Lahrman, Dan Landrigan, )im McCleneghen, Dave Kessel, Chad Cline, |eff Patterson. Row 5: Dave Kletzing (Campus Life sponsor), Melissa Hunter (Jacqueline the Ripper), Stan Sorgen, Carol Quance (King Kong), Randy Ceorgi. Campus Life and Lettermen 125 Senior Tom Sonday prepares for his round in boys ' extemp during one of the many speech meets. Tom finished third in sectionals. Junior Troi Lee realizes that concentration, time, and hard work are just a few things necessary for a winning season in speech. Troi finished first in sectionals and fourth in regionals in oratorical. During the annual Quill Scroll banquet, fourteen new initiates were welcomed into one of the two honor societies at Elmhurst. Senior Kevin Lee flashes an inviting smile as he dons his make-up for the Quill Scroll spookhouse at the Penny Arcade. 126 Quill Scroll and Forum Club Quill Scroll Initiates 14 Poetry, drama, extemp, impromptu, and humor, what do they all mean? To some people nothing, but to others it meant speech meets every Saturday, sometimes as early as six o ' clock in the morning. It all paid off as the speech team placed second in sectionals and fourth in regionals. Taking first in sectionals were juniors Troi Lee in oratorical and Sue Frankewich in girls ' extemp. Placing second were senior Nancy Beadie in poetry and drama, and juniors Karyn Heiney in oratorical. Randy Girod in radio, and Tod Huntley in boys ' extemp. Representing Elmhurst in regionals, senior Melissa Hunter placed first in humor along with junior Tod Huntley, who received first in boys ' extemp. Taking second in oratorical was junior Karyn Heiney. In the annual regional congress, senior Les Novitsky and junior Sean Vessey qualified for the state congress finals in senate and house respectively. During the Quill Scroll banquet, the new staffs for next year ' s publications were named and fourteen students were initiated into the Quill Scroll Honor So ciety. Quill Scroll: Front: Barb Harman, Marty Petit. Row 2: Yvette Morrill, Les Novitsky, Sarah Stewart, Sue Marquis, Marilynn Scherer. Row 3: Phil Cutman, )lm McCleneghen, Mrs. lane Hoylman, sponsor. Not pictured: Nancy Beadie. Forum Club: Front: Mr. Robert Storey, sponsor, Nancy Campbell, Susan Taylor, Karyn Heiney, treas., Les Novitsky, pres., Diana Bautista, Jan Dowling, Mr. Robert Stookey, sponsor. Row 2: Nancy McAfee, Syd FHutner, Larry Daugherty, Stephanie Wolever, |im Nelson, Diane Lupke, Sheli Winans, Kim Burry, Carole Stanley. Row 3: Cathy Alexander, Colleen Tonn, Matt Tyler, Sue Smith, Sue Frankewich, Melissa Hunter, Steve Esterson, Andrew Kettler. Row 4: Sean Vessey, Randy Girod, Tod Huntley, Troi Lee, Mike Engle, Scott Bernhart. Quill Scroll and Forum Club 127 Junior Becky Adams goes through some of the many pictures she needs for her section. Seniors |im McCleneghen and Kevin Lee show junior Ian Dowling how easy it is to use the wooden printing press. ADVANCE staff: Front: |im McCleneghen, Phil Cutman, Marty Miller, Sarah Stewart, editor; Barb Harman, Marty Petit. ROW 2: Steve Duray, Steve Vaughn, Roberta Cohen, Nancy McAfee, Sue Marquis, Rebecca Krieg. ROW 3: Kathy Sharpin, Verne Myers, Michelle Armstrong, Cindy Ross, Marilynn Scherer, Kevin Lee. Back: Nicholas Smith Ian Dowling, Matt Tyler, Todd Nichols, Mrs. lane Hoylman, sponsor; Tim Chaney, Laura Bowen. 128 ADVANCE and ANLIBRUM Staffs staffs Overcome Deadlines Deadlines! Deadlines! Deadlines! the one word that yearbook and newspaper staffs dread to hear. Every other week, the newspaper staff ran around frantically trying to get the next edition off to the printer on time, and they were usually successful in doing so. With this year ' s newspaper staff being mostly seniors, the paper proved to be very creative and professional-looking. On the other hand of publications, the ANLIBRUM staff consisted almost entirely of underclassmen. The first deadlines were the hardest for most of the editors, who suddenly realized all the work that it took to put a yearbook together. Senior Dave Chrzan carefully studies new contact sheets as he works on the sports section of the yearbook. . Senior Nancy Beadle dispatches feature page " « assignments for the newspaper. ANLIBRUM staff: Front: Marty Petit, Nicholas Smith, Laura Bowen. ROW 2: Steve Vaughn, Helen DeRose, Leslie Novitsky, Yvette Morrill, editor; Diane Lupke, Anita Boyer, Lori McCleneghen. ROW i. Leslie Collier, Steve Duray, Barry Cohen, Betsy Barber, Phil Cutman, Tim Chaney, Todd Nichols. Back: Karyn Heiney, Becky Adams, Dave Chrzan, Mrs. lane Hoylman, sponsor; Putter Frebel, Scott Bernhart, Kevin Lee. ADVANCE and ANLIBRUM Staffs 129 Seniors Geotf Sills and jim Yarbrough prove that hard work, lots ol practice, and deep concentration is what makes the EHS jazz bands the best in the state. )a2z Band 3: Front: Cindy LeMaster, Terri McCombs, Sarah Parkison, Darcy Autenreith, Andy Kettler, Tim Caskill, Raymond Dickey, Paul larjour, Roger Blaine, Dave Murray, Vince Campbell. Back: Dave Nelson, |ohn Grose, Matt Branning, Tim Kell , Bren Stark, Mark Newton. Not pictured: Tammy Saddler. lazz Band 2: Front: Matt Tyler, Gary Grose, Vance Veale, )ohn Gouty, Tim Springer, Lynn FHollowell, Ram Connett, Donna Munroe, Tom Cross, Mike Rush, Steve Sims, |ohn Grose, Casey Miller. Back: Greg Bonsib, Steve Manning, Randy Grepke, Bob Stanley, Tom Osborne, Brian Barber. Third Jazz Band Joins Music Department Jazz Band 1: Floor: Bill Moring, Diane Lupke, Kent Kelsey, Anne Oswalt, Keith Krumwiede, Betsy- Barber. Row 2: Carole Stanley, )ay Merz, Verne Myers, David Beutler, Tom Young. Row 3: |im Yarbrough, Tom Campbell, Geoff Sills, Kim Markey, Wes Byrne. Row 4: Kent Gaskill, Benjamin Berry, Doug Munk, Greg Livingood, Curt Roth. Not pictured: Tim Gaskill and Brian Barber. Members of the second jazz band perform during the Elmhurst |azz Festival. Opportunities and experiences are two important building blocks for excellence within any school curriculum. For students within the music program, both were offered in the form of jazz as three jazz ensembles opened up more of this " culture " to a greater number of students. The bands themselves produced the excellence that often results from such interest, performing in festivals and concerts throughout the year for the enjoyment of many. All bands, including the newly formed third band, gave their members a chance to perform together. The first band, or 3:00 jazz band, was composed of older, more experienced musicians, most of them seniors. Their fDOtential was utilized to the fullest as ihey participated in festival after festival. They performed for the annual IMEA convention in Indianapolis, and a similar one in Illinois. They competed in festivals at Hobart, ISU, Crown Point, Notre Dame, and Ball State. They were also seen at the Seventh Annual E)F, hosting the weekend of jazz. The 2:00 band showed its talent at such festivals as ISU, Notre Dame, and E)F. Future first band members received good opportunities in ensemble and improvisation in this group. The third band played at Elmhurst ' s festival, and at the Elmhurst jazz concert. For the first time, many students received the chance to play in an expanding field of music, jazz. Senior Benjie Berry solos on trumpet during " Chain Reaction. " Jazz Bands 131 Trojan Singers Head for Europe Go to Europe? Wow, wouldn ' t that be something! But we could never do it. Then before anyone knew it, the Trojan Singers were not only thinking about going, but were making plans to actually go to countries such as Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The singers ' main purpose of the nine-day trip was to tour and give concerts. While they were in Europe they visited such cities as Frankfurt, Heidelburg, Lucerne and two famous cities, Munich, Germany, and Innsbruck, Austria, which also happened to be the sites of the Olympic games. In order to make the trip, the Trojan Singers earned most of their money by selling jazz festival tickets, singing at banquets, holding paper drives, and working at the Penny Arcade. Throughout the school year, the singers gave concerts at banquets and receptions, and were seen on the Ann Colone Show. In the annual NISBOVA contest held at Snider High School, the swing choir received a first in their division. Slightly worn out after the nine-day tour, senior Tammy Syndram catches a little shut-eye on the plane. Director Mr. Al Schmutz leads the swing choir as they perform during the underclass honors reception. 132 Trojan Singers Senior Andrea Marthese looks like any other tourist, camera in hand, taking pictures of the sights in Europe. Taking a breather from sight-seeing and giving concerts, seniors Lisa Langmeyer and Lisa Vinson rest in front of the Hotel Krone outside Heidelburg. Trojan Singers: Front: Cindy Ross, Linda Morsches, Pat koehl, Cathy Tonn, Pat York, Andrea Marchese. Row 2: Lisa Vinson, Gregg Heckley, Tammy Syndram, Yvette Morrill, Lisa Langmeyer. Row 3: Allen Shaw, Tina Hinton, Mike Maurer, Richard Sutorius, Matt Tyler, Claudia lohnson. Row 4: Mark Wolfe, Dave Archer, Mr. A! Schmutz, Sam Botas, Dayton Frey. Trojan Singers 133 134 C.O.E. and D.E.C.A. Junior D.E.C.A.: Front: Mrs. Nancy Kelley, Linda Newhart, sec; Tab Home, vice-pres.; Mark Fritz, pres.; Pam Buckmaster, treas.; Cindy Huss. Row 2: Dave Pressler, Debora Trice, lames Prosser, lanice Byrd, Trade Smyers. Row 3: Dawn Ebnit, )eanne Hutchins, Jeff Kinnie, Rick Olson, Mike Ryan, Kevin Logan. D.E.C.A. and C.O.E. Assist Students in Finding Jobs From Mr. Wiggs to Lincoln Life with Fishman ' s in between stretched the job sites of D.E.C.A. (Distributive Education Clubs of America) and O.E.A. (Office Education Association) students investigating jobs which someday might become careers. During the annual district D.E.C.A. contest, Elmhurst had two students, seniors Sue Eloph and Kevin Lee, placing second in sales demonstration and advertising layout respectively. Several students placing in the O.E.A. district contest were seniors Connie Bolinger, Diane Knox, Mariiynn Scherer, and Tom Sonday. All finished in the top three of their categories. Mariiynn and Kevin placed second and third respectively in their events in state competition. Senior D.E.C.A.: Front: Mrs. Nancy Kelley, Mike McCutcheon, treas.; Vickie Olson, sec; Jerrid Amsden, pres.; Cris Evans, vice-pres.; Andrea Padgett, district sec; Susan Eloph, class reporter. Row 2: Mary LeFever, Don Young, Larry Stephens, Don Shaw, Robert Vranjes, Gail Nichols. Row 3: James lohnson, Jeff Patterson, Lance FHuttsell, Mike Benson. C.O.E. and D.E.C.A. 135 Media Center Workers from left: Millard Hunter, Delilafi Duck, luanlta Barrera, )eff Wilson, Loretta Clark, Tim Tinney. Not pictured: Pam Cato and Debbie Paul. Junior Vic Koshurin threads the film into a pro- jector as he prepares it for viewing. Projectionists do many jobs, and some of Ihem are a real mess as junior Rick Moake demonstrates while untangling the cord on the T.V. camera. 136 Media Center Workers and Projeclionisis I Projectionists, Media Center Workers Prove Irreplaceable Projectionists and media center workers may not be noticed too much, but they are very helpful to classmates and teachers. Their time is needed to ease the already over-loaded schedules of teachers and media aides. Projectionists give up their studv hall periods to assist teachers by delivering and running the A-V equipment. Helping the media aides, the media center workers keep the materials arranged, check out books and media, as well as assist students in finding items they need. Books that are checked out must be put back again and sophomore Loretta Clark is doing just that. This is one of many jobs that media center workers perform. Filing book cards is one of the ways that sophomore Debbie Paul assists the media aides. Projeclionisls: Front: Mike Nickels, |ohn Walls, Dennis Volkert, Robert Wagnor, Michael Denman, Mrs. Marie Phipps. Row 2: Vic Koshurin, Buddy Coggans, Richard Sutorius, Rick Moake, Michael Engle. Row 3: Mark Wolfe, Terry Taylor, Jeff Patterson, Mike Benson. Not pictured: Mark Ryan, Don Wenger, and Alan Westerman. Media Center Workers and Projectionists 137 Office, Attendance Workers Take Strain off Secretaries Attendance and office workers are about the only students who can legally roam the halls without a pass, but they are roaming the halls for a purpose. Office workers deliver notes, passes, and run errands for the secretaries and counselors. Attendance workers help type out the morning absence list, and check RVC students, late arrivals, and early dismissals in and out. Office Workers: Front; Beatrice Malone, Linda Morches, Deborah Ryan. Micidle: David Brooks, lune Williams, lames Prosser. Back: Vickie Olson, Pam Doherty, Kim Yarman. Attendance Workers: Front: Mrs. Margaret Capin, Larry Raber, lanet (jillie, Lindy Loomis. Middle: Connie Scheiber, Lisa Vinson, Debbie Marden. Back: Tammy Casvoda, Lisa Langmeyer, Katy Young. 138 Office and Attendance Workers Senior Lisa Vinson is kept busy filing the many papers in the attendance room. Keeping track of who ' s not here, senior lanet Gillie works on the morning absence list. Senior Debbie Marden assists Mrs. Margaret Capin in finding a student ' s program card. Making use of her spare time in the office, junior Pam Doherty catches up on her homework. Office and Attendance Workers 139 Pom-Poms Twirlers Add to School Spirit School spirit? What is it, you may ask, and who cares? Nobody, right? WRONG! Besides the cheerleaders there was a group of girls at Elmhurst who showed what school spirit was every time they performed. They weren ' t given too much recognition but they were very much appreciated for the work they did. What was this group? The pom-pom squad and twirlers. The girls provided many interesting and impressive pre- game and half-time routines at the basketball games such as " Pick Up the Pieces, " " Spirit of America, " and at football games with the marching band. Senior Rebecca Krieg, sophomore Pam Riecke, and junior Helen DeRose perform during the marching band contest. Senior Mattie Cole and sophomore Belinda Bright keep in step and flash smiles as they perform to " TSOP. " Sophomore Dianne Washington displays her skill as a twirler during a half-time routine. 140 Pom-Poms and Twirlers Senior Marilyn Krotke displays the skills that make her the head majorette. Kneeling at attention, junior Vivian Coleman salutes the flag during the opening ceremonies of a basketball game. Pom-Poms and Twirlers: Front: Bernadine Finken, Marilyn Krotke, head majorette, Dianne Washington. Row 2: Carolyn Moore, Tina Thomas, Vivian Coleman, Nancy McAfee, Belinda Bright, Claudia Bollnger, Grace Cole, Pamela Riecke. Row 3: Rebecca Kreig, captain, Helen DeRose, Regina Locastro, Kim Burry, Deanna Duguid, Mary Hudelson, Cathy Bunker, Daria Taper, Sherry Daniels, co-captain. Row 4: Mattie Cole, co- captain. Barb Bracht, Vickie Worman, Lenora Tinker, Shelley Bradtmiller, Deanna Martin, Dawn Ebnit, ludy Goshorn, Vicky Brooks. Pom-Poms and Twirlers 141 Boosters Keep Spirit High School spirit was alive and showed itself all around Elmhurst this year. Several organizations worked to keep the spirit moving through the year. School spirit is what helps the teams do their best jobs and can really make a person feel a part of the school. Booster clubs provide an easy and enjoyable way for members to back their favorite teams. The three main booster clubs-Takedowns, Tracksters, and Diamond Devils-did their part in supporting their teams while the rest of the student body backed football and basketball. There were even students who didn ' t have a club as such, who supported the not-so-popular teams such as tennis, golf, gymnastics, and volleyball. Sophomore Sue Smith and junior Ann Filchak of the Trojan Takedowns keep score during a wrestling match. Bat girls senior Holly Datforn and junior |une Williams assist Coach Bill Derbyshire by taking statistics. Trojan Tracksters: Front; Becky Shifflett. Row 2: Betty Carrion, Debora Martin. Row 3: Wendy Simerman, Donna Black, Sheri Meredith. lunlors Kelly Auer and Ann Oswalt of the Elmhurst color guard perform during the opening ceremonies of a basketball game. The color guard is not a group as such, but helps support the school spirit. Trojan Takedowns: Front: Lori McCleneghen, Lise Duemling, Cheryl Norton, Donna Munroe, Carol Quance, Betty C arrion. Row 2: Sue Taylor, Lynn Hollowell, Claudia Bolinger, Rhoda Freeman, Laura Bowen. Row i: Anita Boyer, Kellie Slate, Sharon Perrine, Terri McCombs, Jill Marx, Holly Dafforn. Row4- Ann Filchak Robin Nebergall |anet Gillie, Sue Smith Shelley Bradtmiller Diamond Devils: Front: Bernadine Finken, Elena Perez, Holly Dafforn, lanet Gillie, Sue Taylor, June Williams, |ill Marx. Row 2: Kathy Stanley, Rebecca Krieg, Linda Bell, |ana Beauchot, |ulie Ross, Lise Duemling, Anita Martin, Cindy LeMaster. Row 3: Laura Bowen, Regina Locastro, Lynn Hollowell, Kellie Slate, Anita Boyer, Barb Bracht, Pat York. Row 4: Diane Washington, Vicky Syndram, lantina Baade, Terri McCombs, Ann Filchak, Sharon Perrine, Marti Cross, Kathy Murray. Row 5: Lori McCleneghen, Ann Momper, Carol Quance, Shelley Bradtmiller, Sue Smith, Melissa Hunter. Booster Clubs 143 Dee. U Chrislmes Breok n Au9« 19-25 Pre-Re9is- IrolioA Seniors Lead The Pack; CATHY ADAMS STEVE ADAMS SUSAN AMY ADAMS- Band 1,2,3E: COE 3; OEA 3; Orchestra 3 MARIA AGUIRRE SHEREE ALDRIDGE GREG ALLEN lERRID AMSDEN-DECA President FRANK ANDERSON Ill-Band 1,2,3; Library Assistant 1; Orchestra I; Proiectionist 2,3; Hocise Team 2,3 DAVID ARCHER 1. Four members of the TURDS, seniors Doug Munk, )ay Merz, Kent Gaskill, and Geoff Sills, warm up before a marching show. 2. Leading a dance and cheer for the senior powder-puffers are seniors Stan Prince, Stan Sorgen, and Terry Sims. 3. Senior Claudia Johnson is caught hard at work making signs for Homecoming. 4. Senior Dave Chrzan busily works on a sports layout for the yearbook. 23 On Principars List .¥•1 MARIA ELENA ARGUELLO-afs 3. Choir 3 JANTINA KAY BAADE-AFS 2,3; Band 1,2E,3; Diamond Devil 2,3; Campus Lilt ' 3 BETSY CHRISTINE BARBER-afs 1; anlibrum 3; Band 1E,2,3; Orchestra 1,2; Stage Band 2,3; Student Council 2,3 CONNIE SUE BARNETT JAY BAXTER NANCY BEADIE-ADVANCE 1,2, Feature Editor 3; Forum Club 1,2, Vice- President 3; NFL 1,2,3; Quill Scroll Co-President 3; School Play 2,3; Solo Speech Team 1,2,3; Student Council 1,2,3; National Merit Honorable Mention 3 KENNETH PAUL BECKSTEDT PAMELA GAIL BELCHER-Afro-American Unity Club 1,2,3; Office Worker 3; Pom-Pom 2 Seniors 147 Rain Drenches Homecoming; LINDA BELL- Diamond Devil 2,3; TFC 2; Twirler 1; Campus Life 3 BENJAMIN BERRY DAVID BEUTLER-Band 1,2E,3E; National Merit Finalist 3; Stage Band 2,3 CONNIE BLACK CONNIE BOLINGER-COE; OEA; Tennis Team 1 CHRISTINE BOWERS GAYLORD L. BROOKS- Afro-American Unity Club 1,3; OEA WILLIAM BROWN BONNIE BUNN 148 Seniors Senior Float Victorious 1. Pausing after a day of hard work on the senior float are seniors Dan Landrigan and )im McCleneghen. 2. Tfie victorious senior float braves the inclement weather. 3. Posing at attention during Hat Day is senior Les Novitsky. 4. Senior Phil Cutman is knocked off a table during Balloon Day by junior Becky Adams. 5. Senior Ethel Fowlkes smiles triumphantly during the Powderpuff football game. SANDRA BURLEY JUDY BURNS BARBARA BYERS IRENE BYRD- Afro-American Unity Club; Booster Club; COE; OEA WES BYRNE-Band1,2E,3; All-State Band 2; Debate Team lE,2E,.iE; Forum Club 1,2,3; NFL 1,2,3; National Merit Finalist 3; All-City Orchestra 3; Stage Band 1,2,3 JANET CADY THOMAS CAMPBELL- Band; Orchestra; Stage Band RICKY CAPPS BETTY LORENECARRION-Cymnastics1E,2E,3; Office Worker 3; Track Team 2E,3; Trojan Takedown 1,2,3; Trojan Trackster 1,2,3; Volleyball Team 1E,2E,3E Many Seniors Vote in 75; MATTHEW F. CARY— AFS 1,2, President 3; National Merit Finalist 3; Student I ' Council 3; Wrestling Team 1 PAMELA MARIE CATO- Afro-American Unity Club; Hall Monitor; Library Assistant TIMOTHY CLAUDE CHANEY-ADVANCE; ANLIBRUM 3; Football Team 1,2E, Captain 3E; Lettermen ' s Club KATHRYN MARIE CHAPMAN- Library Assistant 1; Trojan Takedown 3 AL J. CHARLTON MAXINE A. CHRISTMAN-Office Worker KEVIN CHRISTY DAVID MATTHEW CHRZAN-ANLIBRUM Sports Editor 2,3; Football Team 1,2, Captain 3E; Lettermen ' s Club 1,2,3; Track Team IE, 2 RONALD COE LYNDA COFFEY ROBERTA COHEN-ADVANCE 3; DECA 2; Office Worker 1; Pom-Pom 1; National Merit Commended Scholar 3 MATTIE COLE- Afro-American Unity Club 1,3; COE 3; Homecoming Court 1,2,3; Human Relations Committee 3; OEA Secretary 3; Office Worker; Pom-Pom 2, Co- captain 3; Student Council 1; Booster Club CHERYL LYNN COWDRY KAREN CRIPPEN — Library Assistant 1; Project Awareness 3; National Merit Commended Scholar 3 PRINCILLA CROOMS 1. Poised, with camera ready, senior Claudia Johnson takes a picture. 2. Senior Melissa Hunter selects literature about college during Higher Education Day. Armstrong Elected Mayor KIMBERLY JO CROSS-AFS 1,2; Diamond Devil 1; Office Worker 2,3 ANNE CUMMINGS ED CUMMINGS-RVC industrial Co-Operative Club HOLLIE R. DAFFORN-Attendance Worker 2; Basketball Team 2; Choir 2,3; Diamond Devil 1,2,3; Bat Girl 1,2,3; Orchestra 1,2,3; Trojan Takedown 1,2,3; Volleyball Team 2 MICHAEL DARBY LAWRENCE J. DAUGHERTY-School Play 2,3; Solo Speech Team 3; Wrestling Team 1; Tommy Trojan 3 GERRY DAVIS JOHN DAVIS CATHERINE D. DEAM-Powder-Puff Football Team Graduation Occurs in January; MARK DE GRANDCHAMP-Football Team 1,2,3E Human Relations Committee 2; ADVANCE; Lettermen ' s Club DALE DE ROCHE SCOTT DE WOLFE KATHY DIXON DIANE DOEPKE RHONDA DOEPKE PAULA DOTY CAROLYN DOUBLE BRADY EDWARDS 152 Seniors Multi-Faceted Talents GREGG GARTH HECKLEY-Choir 1,2,3E; Lettermen ' s Club 3; Tennis Team I,2,3E; Trojan Singers 1,2,3; Honors Choir 1,2,3; All-State Choir 3 JEFFREY NEIL HELLER-Football Team l,2E,3E, SAC Honorable Mention 2; Hall Monitor; Lettermen ' s Club 1,2,3; Track Team 1 E,2E,3E; Wrestling Team 2; Hockey Team 2,3 DANIEL E. HERMES MARK C. HERSHBERGER-Football Team 2; Baseball Team 1 TINA L. HINTON-AFS 2; Band 1,2,3E; Choir 1,2,3E; Human Relations Committee 2; Orchestra 3; Trojan Singers 1,3 TONY HOFMANN MARTIN HOPPEL JAMIE HOY ROBERT HUGHES 1. Senior Mark Hershberger pauses while printing photographs. 2. Senior Betsy Barber displays her piano playing skills. 3. Much concentration is required to make a foul shot as is shown by senior Phil Cutman. 4. Senior Nancy Beadle reviews the plans of the new building for an ADVANCE ! article. Seniors 157 Heavy Snow Melts; TAMAR HUGHES-AFS 2, Secretary-Treasurer 3; Band 1,2E,3; Orchestra 2,3 WARREN HUGHES LAWRENCE HULL MELISSA ANN HUNTER-Cheerleader 1,2, Captain 3; Class President 2; Diamond Devil 1,2,3; Forum Club 1,2,3; National Forensic League 2,3; Orchestra 1,2E, Concert Mistress 3; Prom Attendant 2; School Play 1,2,3; Solo Speech Team 1,2,3; Student Council 2, Social Chairperson 3; TFC 2; Campus Life 3 ANDREA JANSER-AFS CLAUDIA JOHNSON-Band 1,2E,3; Choir 1,2E,3; Class Social Chairperson 2 Homecoming Queen 3; Orchestra 2,3; Solo Speech Team 3; Student Council Secretary-Treasurer 3; Trojan Singers 1,2,3 JEFF JOHNSON STAN JOHNSON STEVEN J. JOHNSON-Hall Monitor 2,3 NERISSA MARIE JONES- Afro-American Unity Club; Hall Monitor; Pom-Pom; Student Council MARIE JONES HELEN JORDAN 1. Hall monitor senior Bill Munroe takes a little nap. 2. " Lake Swinney " is created as the snow melts. 3. Many roads close as rising waters cover the city. Mfe V Floods Cover Area COLLEEN KELLY DONALD KELLY KENT KELSEY-Band 1,2,3; Orchestra 2; Stage Band 1,2,3 KENT ALAN KEUNEKE-Football Team 1; Hall Monitor 3; Future Farmers Of America 2,3 DEBRA JEAN KINNIE- Afro-American Unity Club; Hall Monitor; Pom-Pom; Student Council DIANE KNOX-AFS 1,2; Band 1,2E,3; COE 1; OEA 1; Orchestra 1; Trojan Trackster 1,2; Choir I RICHARD H. KNUTH-Cross Country Team 1 E,2E,3E; Lettermen ' s Club; Track Team 1,2E,3E PAT KOEHL-S3; Choir 1,2,3; Diamond Devil 1; School Play Stage Manager 3; Trojan Singers 2,3; Campus Life 3 CINDY KRATZERT-Gymnastic Team 2E,3; Volleyball Team 1 REBECCA L. KRIEG-AFS 3; Diamond Devil 2,3; Pom-Pom 1, Co-Captain 2E, Captain 3E; Campus Life MARILYN KROTKE-Twirler 1,2E,3E KEITH C. KRUMWIEDE-Band 1,2,3E; Orchestra 2; Stage Band 2,3 Seniors Sponsor Tricycle Race MELODIE KIM KUHNKE-Office Worker 1 ALLEN LAHRMAN DAVID LAKE BETSY LYNN LAMBERT-OEA 3 DANIEL J. LANDRIGAN-Class President 3; Leltermen ' s Club 2,3; TFC 2; Student Council 2,3; Baseball Team 1E,2E,3E DARLENE LANE-OEA 3; Service Worker 3 LISA A. LANGMEYER- Attendance Worker 3; Choir 1,2,3E; Secretary 2,3; Trojan Singers KATHY A. LANGSTON DONALD R. LEE-DECA2,3 KEVIN LEE- ADVANCE 2,3; ANLIBRUM 3; Basketball Team 1; Lettermen ' s Club; Quill And Scroll 3; Student Council 3; Tennis Team 2,3E; Track Team 3; Baseball Team 1,2,3E STAN LEEPER MARY A. LE FEVER- deca 3 at Penny Arcade LYNN LESTER ROBERT LEVY-Cross Country Team 2E,3E: Lertermen ' s Club 2E,3E; Track Team 1E,2E,3E SCOTT LOCKWOOD LINDY LOOMIS- Attendance Worker 1; Diamond Devil DIANE CAROL LUPKE- advance Business Manager 3; ANLIBRUM Index Editor 2, Business Manager 3; Band 1 E,2E, 3E; Debate Team 2E,3E; Forum Club 1,2,3; National Forensic League 1,2,3; Orchestra 1,2,3; Quill Scroll 3; Stage Band 1,2,3; Student Council 1 LORENA R. MABE STEVE JAMES MACIAS- Football Team 3E BEATRICE MALONE- Afro-American Unity Club GARY MANN ANDREA MARCHESE-AFS 3; Choir Accompanist 1,2,3; Gymnastics Team 1; Human Relations Committee 3; Student Council 3; Trojan Singers Accompanist 23 DEBRA D. MARDEN-Attendance Worker 1,2,3 KIM MARKEY-Band 1,2E,3; Orchestra 2,3; Stage Band 1,2,3; Volleyball Team 1 1 . Senior Les Novitsky aids senior Diane Lupke in finding a publications bookkeeping error. 2. Senior )im McCleneghen isn ' t reverting to his childhood, he ' s just practicing for the tricycle race at the Penny Arcade. 3. Seniors Tom Young (Corporal Clive) and Nancy Beadie (Mrs. Toop) discuss ways to spend the evening in the play " See How They Run. " Draft Dropped; BRUCE E. MARKS-Wrestling Team 1,2,3 SUSAN R. MARQUIS-ADVANCE 1, Business Manager 2, Advertising Manager 3; AFS Publicity Manager 3; ANLIBRUM Business Manager 2; Band 1E,2E,3E, Point Secretary 2,3; Orchestra 1,2,3; Quill And Scroll 2,3 MICHELE MARTIN MICHAEL MAURER-Band I,2E,3; Choir 2,3; Class President 1; Orchestra 1; Student Council 1,2, Vice-President 3; Trojan Singers 2,3 WILLIAM DALE MAZELIN-Band 1,2E; Lettermen ' s Club 1E,2E,3E; Orchestra 1; Projectionist 1,2,3; Track Team 1E,2E,3E; Service Worker JAMES P. MC CLENEGHEN-ADVANCE 1,2,3; Class Vice-President 3; Forum Club 1 ,2; Golf Team 1 ,2E,3E; Lettermen ' s Club 3; National Forensic League 1 ,2; Quill And Scroll Co-President 3; Solo Speech Team 1,2; Student Council 3; Tennis Team 2,3E; Campus Life 3 MARK MC COMBS WILLIAM J. MC COMBS-Football Team 1,2,3E; Lettermen ' s Club 3; Wrestling Team 1,2 DANNY LEE MC GARITY-deca 2 Seniors Have a Choice MARK E. MC NAMARA-Tennis Team 2 PAM MEEKS CINDY MERZ JAY A. MERZ-Band 1E,2E,3E; Orchestra 1,2; Stage Band 1,2,3 JUDY KUTSUWA MILLER-Oftice Worker MARTY MILLER-ADVANCE 2, News Editor 3; Booster Club 1,2; Cheerleader 1,2,3; Diamond Devil 1,2; Lettermen ' s Club 3; Quill And Scroll i; Student Council 1,2; Y-Teens 2 RICK MILLER KATHY MILLS-COE 3; Diamond Devil 1,2; OEA 3; Pom-Pom 1 KERRY L. MILLS 1. Sgt. Bill Tomola explains some advantages of army life to senior Cordon Murphy. 2. Before enlisting seniors Andy Norton and Don Wenger question Sgt. Bill Tomola. 3. Senion; Kent Caskill and Geoff Sills employ styrofoam balls to illustrate molecular structures. 4. Senior Yvette Bell adds to her wardrobe in clothing class. Senior Scenes: ANN MOMPER— AFS 1,2,3; Diamond Devil 2,3; Student Council 3; Campus Life 3 WILLIAM MORING JULIE MORKEN-Trojan Tal edown 2; Vollevball Team I; Tutor 3 DAVID MORNINGSTAR SUSAN KAY MORNINGSTAR YVETTE MORRILL-ANLIBRUM Senior Editor 2, Editor-in-Chiel 3; Band 1E,2E,3E; National Merit Finalist 3; Orchestra 1,2; Quill and Scroll 3; Student Council 1,2,3; Trojan Singers 1,2,3; Campus Life 3; Curriculum Committee 3; DAR Best Citizen 3 LINDA MORSCHES-Choir 1,2E,3; Class Secretary-Treasurer 3; Office Worker 3; Pom-Pom 1; Student Council 3; Trojan Singers 1,2,3; Campus Life 3 DAVE MUDRACK-Cross Country Team I; Wrestling Team 1 MICHAEL DAVID MULLEN-Football Team t,2,3E; Lettermen ' s Club 3; Men of Troy 1; Solo Speech Team 1 DOUG MUNK WILLIAM CRAIG MUNROE-Football Team 3E; Hall Monitor 3; Men of Troy 1; Wrestling Team 1,2E,3E GORDON BRUCE MURPHY-Football Team 1,2E,3E; Lettermen ' s Club 2,3; Baseball Team 1,3 Science, Sports, Silliness KARI S. MYERS-CAA i MICHAEL B. MYERS-Library Assistant 1 VERNE H. MYERS- ADVANCE 2,3; Band 1E,2E,3E; National Merit Finalist 3; Orchestra 2; Stage Band 1 ,2,3 MARK R. NEWELL-Colf Team 2,3E; FFA Sentinel 2, FFA Vice-President 3 GAIL NICHOLS-DECA; Tutor CHERYL ANN NORTON-Tennis Team 1,2E,3; Trojan Takedown Vice- President 2, Co-President 3 JOHN ANDREW NORTON LESLIE JAY NOVITSKY-ANLIBRUM Underclass Editor 2, Copy Consultant 3; Class Vice-President 1 ; Debate Team 1 E,2E, Captain 3E; Forum Club 1 ,2, President 3; National Forensic League 1,2, Chapter President 3; Quill Scroll 2,3; Solo Speech Team 1,2,3; Student Council 1; Hoosier Boys ' State 2; Service Worker 2,3; National Merit Commended Scholar 3; Who ' s Who Among High School Students 3 GREGORY SCOTT NOWAK-Basketball Team 1; Lettermen ' s Club 3; Tennis Team 2,3E VICTORIA H. OLSON-DECA Secretary 3; Office Worker 2,3 KATHY PARKER MICHELLE PARNIN 1. Seniors Dan Landrigan, Stan Sorgen, and )im McCleneghen investigate the principles of the ripple tank in physics class. 2. Leading the football team to a victory are seniors Jeff Heller, Dave Chrzan, Bill Munroe, and Mike Mullen. 3. What appears to be a battle of the sexes is just a friendly arm-wrestling match between seniors Dave Chrzan and Marty Miller, refereed by senior Tim Chaney. Seniors Discover Politics GREGORY PARRISH JEFFREY LEE PATTERSON-DECA i; Football Manager 2; Library Assistant 1; Projectionist 1 E,2,3; TFC 2; Campus Life 3 ROBIN ANNE PENROSE-Tutor; Service Worker SHIRLEY PERRINE PAMELA PETERSON KATHY PETGEN MARTIN PETIT SHERYL PHELPS LINDA PICILLO from Voting to Candidacy CARTER PORTER STAN PRINCE— Football Team; Lettermen ' s Club; Tennis Teann; Campus Life; Baseball Team 2E,3E CAROL LYNN QUANCE-AFS 2,3; Band 1,2,3; Basketball Team 2,3; Diamond Devil 2,3; Lettermen ' s Club 3; Office Worker 3; Orchestra 1; Trojan Takedown 2, Co-President 3; Trojan Trackster 2; Volleyball Team 1,2,3 DAVID RAY-Football Team JANET ANN REDIGER-Choir 2,3; Diamond Devil 1; Orchestra 1; TFC 2; Campus Life 3; Cashbox 3 DEBRA ANNE REDMAN-Band 1,2,3; Diamond Devil 2; Orchestra 1; Campus Life 3 JAMES WESLEY REICHARD II MARK REICHLE MARTHA RENNER 1. Senior Phil Cutman is sworn in as part of voter registration. 2. Senior Dave Chrzan stacks dishes for washing at the St. Anne Home. 3. Senior Tammy Hughes cares for animals boarding at the Anthony Animal Clinic. 4. Showing her support for senior Les Novitsky, senior Julie Ross signs his delegate ' s petition for the Republican State Convention. Seniors 167 Flying Volleyballs ANGELA RHODUS KAREN ANNETTE RICHARD-e BARBARA RIDENOUR ster Club; Hall Monitor; Office Worker PAUL A. RIECKE LORI KAY RIETDORF-Homecoming Court 1,2,3; Prom Attendant CYNTHIA L. ROSS-ADVANCE 3; AFS 3; Choir 1,2,3; School Play Stage Manage 2; Student Council 1,2,3; Tro|an Singers 2,3 JULIE ANN ROSS-AFS l, 2,3; Choir 2,3; Diamond Devil 1,2,3; TFC 2; Intramural Track Team 1; Campus Life 3; School Play 1,2 CURT ROTH-Band 1,2,3; Stage Band 1,2,3 KATIE ROYSE-DECA Secretary 2; Pom-Pom 1; Twirler 1 JOHN RUSSO DEBORAH KATHLEEN RYAN-Hall Monitor LISA ANN RYAN-Service Worker 1,2 Break Senior Monotony GREGORY A. RYDER II DAVID SAYLOR CONNIE SUE SCHIEBER-Attendance Worker 2,3: OEA 3 MARILYNN SCHERER-ADVANCE 2,3; AFS 2; Basketball Team 2E,3E; COE 3; Forum Club 1,2, Secretary 3; CAA 1; National Forensic League 1,2,3; OEA 3; Quill and Scroll 2,3; Solo Speech Team 1E,2E,3E KATHLEEN LEE SHARPIN-ADVANCE 3; AFS 3; Booster Club 1,2,3; Volleyball Team 2 J. ALLEN SHAW— Choir 1, Vice President 2, President 3; Football Manager 1; School Play 3; TFC 2; Trojan Singers 1,2,3; Campus Life 3 KIM SHELL GLENNA SHEPHERD-COE 3; OEA 3 GEOFFREY SILLS-Band 1,2,3; Football Team I; Orchestra 3; Stage Band 1,2,3; School Play 2,3 TERRY SIMS-Basketball Team 1,2; Lettermen ' s Club 3; Tennis Team 2,3E LONNA SLATTON-Choir i BRADFORD LARNELL SMITH- Afro-American Unity Club 2,3; Lettermen ' s Club 3; Track Team 2E,3E 1. Senior Steve Adams serves to start the senior homeroom volleyball tournament. 2. Senior Scott Lockwood.goes up lo return senior lames Johnson ' s spike. 3. Seniors Geoff Sills and )im Yarbrough present Mayor Robert Armstrong with complimentary tickets to the Seventh Annual Jazz Festival. Senior Soloists TERRY SMITH-Basketball Team 1,2,3; Football Team 1; Lettermen ' s Club 2,3; Baseball Team 1 E,2,3 LINDA SMYSER-Cymnastics Team 2,3E TOM SONDAY-Class Vice-President 2; COE Vice-President 3; DECA President 2,3; Forum Club 2E,3E; Men of Troy 1; National Forensic League 2,3; National Merii Finalist 3; Solo Speech Team 2E,3E; Student Council 1,2, President 3 STANLEY G. SORGEN ll-Basketball Team 1; Lettermen ' s Club 2,3; Men of Troy 1; Student Council 3; Tennis Team 1,2E,3E; Baseball Team 1,2E,3E; Campus Life 3 JANENE SPRINGER CARRIE L. STACKHOUSE-Student Council 1,2; Orcfiestra 1,2,3; Trojan Takedown 1 CAROLE STAN LEY-AFS 2,3; Band 1,2,3; Choir 2,3; Class Secretary-Treasurer 1,2, Social Chairman 3; Forum Club 1,2; National Forensic League 1,2; Solo Speech Team 1,2; Stage Band 1,2,3; Student Council 1,2; Trojan Singers 2 LARRY STEPHENS KEVIN J. STEPHENSON-ADVANCE 1,2,3; ANLIBRUM 1,2,3; Band 1,2; Stage Band 1,2; Baseball Team 1,2 DEBRA D. STEVENSON-Hall Monitor 1 SARAH KIRK STEWART-ADVANCE 2, Editor 3; Forum Club 1,2E; Human Relations Committee 2; National Forensic League 1,2; Quill And Scroll 2, Co- President 3; School Play 1,2,3; Solo Speech Team 1,2E; Student Council 1,2; Alan Rutledge Award 1 CHRIS STURM Jazz Up Festival DANIEL SURINE TAMARA SUE SYNDRAM-Choir 1,2,3; Trojan Singers 2,3; Service Worker 3 TERRY TAYLOR-Projectionist; Library Assistant; TFC DEBORAH ANN TEMPLE-AFS 1,2,3; Choir 2,3; Diamond Devil 2; TFC 2; Y- Teens 1; Campus Life 3 AMANDA M. TEUFEL PATRICIA ANN THOMAS- Afro-American Unity Club; Y-Teens SANDRA JO TOMPKINS-AFS 2,3; Booster Club 3; Choir 2,3; Campus Life 3 CATHERINE JEAN TONN-AFS 2,3; Band 2; Choir 2,3; Library Assistant 1; Orchestra 2; Pom-Pom 1; TFC Secretary 2; Trojan Singers 3; Campus Life 3 lonnie van dyne SELMA VAUGHN LILLIE M. VEAZEY MARIETA ELANA VENTERS 1. Along with muted trumpet, senior Diane Lupke solos on " Warp Factor. " 2. Imitating Woody Herman, senior Verne Myers solos on " Reunion At Newport. " 3. " The next band to perform will be . . , " announces senior Claudia Johnson at the Seventh Annual Jazz Festival. Senior 171 Cost of Graduation Spirals; LISA L VINSON-Attendance Worker 3; Choir 1,2,3E; Trojan Singers 2,3; Boosle Club 3 ROBERT JOSEPH VRANJES-deca ROBERT WAGNOR-Projectionist 3E TERRY WALLACE THELDON WARNER VIRGINIA WASHINGTON-Booster Club; Choir; COE; Human Relations Committee; OEA BETH WASSON DONALD L. WENGER, JR.-National Merit Finalist 3; Projectionist 1E,2E,3E; Solo Speech Team 3 DEAN WHITMAN DONALD WILKINSON ANTHONY WILLIAMS CLARA WILLIAMS TAMMY WILSON CATHY WIRICK VICKIE WORMAN-Library Assistant 1; Pom-Pom 3 1. Seniors Lynn Lester, Bill McCombs, and Putter Frebel talk to the Herff-)ones representative about their graduation announcements. 2. Senior Tom Young (Corporal Clive) holds up tipsy senior Melissa Hunter (Miss Skillon) while senior Nancy Beadle (Penelope Toop) tries to explain their situation to her. Seniors Feel th Squeeze JUDITH G. WRIGHT-COE 3; Hall Monitor 2; OEA 3; Office Worker 2 JIM YARBROUGH-Band 1,2E,3: Orchestra 2,3; Stage Band 1,2,3: Drum Major 2,3 KIM RENEE YARMAN-Hall Monitor 2; Homecoming Court 1,3; Office Worker 2,3; Prom Attendant 2; Volleyball Team 1 CYNTHIA YBARRA VICKY YBARRA PATRICIA L. YORK-Choir 1,2,3; Diamond Devil 2,3; Trojan Singers 1,2,3; All- State Choir 2,3 THOMAS YOUNG-AFS 3; Band I,2E,3; Choir 2,3; Debate Team 2E; National Forensic League 2; Orchestra 3; School Play 2,3: Stage Band 1,2;.3; Student Council 1 DON YOUNT- DECA 1. Superintendent Lester Crile presents the Horstmeyer Trophy to Valedictorian Wes Byrne. 2. Salutatorian Dave Beutler receives the Pennington Trophy from Principal Richard Horstmeyer as his parents proudly look on. 3. This year ' s National Merit Finalists are (standing) seniors Matt Cary, Wes Byrne, Don Wenger, Verne Myers, (seated) Dave Beutler, Yvette Morrill, and Tom Sonday. 4. Senior Les Novitsky proudly accepts the Outstanding Achievement Award for his vi-ork in the Forum Club. 5. It ' s not an Emmy, an Oscar, or a Tony that senior Yvette Morrill receives from Mrs. )ane Hoylman, but the " FHoylie " award for her work on the ANLIBRUM. 6. Mr. )ohn Coahran presents the Student Council President ' s Cup to this year ' s president, senior Tom Sonday. 7. (Clockwise from top) Seniors Leslie Novitsky, Barb FHarman, Mike Mullen, Cindy Ross, Nancy Beadie, Roberta Cohen, and (standing) Karen Crippen are all recipients of National Merit Letters of Commendation. Byrne, Beutler Lead Class of 76 Seniors who had shown high scholastic achievement were honored April 28 at a reception, where the invocation was given by Valedictorian Wes Byrne. On May 26, underclassmen joined the capped and gowned seniors for Recognition Night. After presentation of the many awards, trophies, and plaques, the eighteen honor students, class officers and Student Council officers took part in the senior ritual. The valedictorian, Wes Byrne, gave a summary of the year stressing the idea that knowledge could be gained outside the classroom as well as inside. Salutatorian Dave Beutler gave the farewell address, pointing out that high school was not so much a building as a group of people united through friendship and common interests. Senior Awards 175 May 28 Sunny for Senior Picnic A time to be with friends, a time to talk about past years at Elmhurst, a time to relax and enjoy the nice day, a time to prepare for graduation and life in general, a time to be yourself, a time to be silly or serious, a time to do anything you pleased. The senior picnic marked the end of the line for the class of 76 as they spent the day together at Franke Park. 176 Senior Picnic and Commencement 1. Seniors Kevin Stephenson and Gerri Davis take time out at the senior picnic lor a little conversation. 2. Seniors (bottom) Mike Mullen, lulie Morken, Cris Evans, Mark Hershberger, lay Fox, (midcile) Marty Miller, Cerri Davis, Colleen Kelly, (top) Ian Farriss, and Lori Rietdorf laugh as their pyramid gets ready to collapse. 3. Seniors Dave Chrzan and Tim Chaney model their caps and gowns which just arrived, wrinkles and all. 4. Senior Diane Lupke recaps the past year in her speech at Commencement. 5. Mrs. lane Hoylman adjusts senior Stan Sorgen ' s tie before Commencement begins. o. Senior Mike Finken helps senior Roberta Cohen straighten her mortarboard as they wait with the rest of the seniors and faculty in the exhibition hall of the Coliseum. 7. Salutatorian Dave Beutler and Valedictorian Wes Byrne lead the commencement procession into the Coliseum. Senior Picnic and Commencement 177 Juniors Strive for Recognition " Paul Abbott Becky Adams Dave Adams m Sit Cathy Alexander Kathy Allen Gary Alles Nelson Almond Liz Alonzo Linda Alvarez Dave Anderson After weeks of hard work and dedication, the juniors completed Iheir float, " Stomp Spartans. " )oe Brooks Vicky Brooks Dorothy Brown Laura Brown Robin Browning Pam Buckmaster Cathy Bunker Chuck Bunn Dawn Byers Janice Byrd John Cady Bill Campbell Nancy Campbell Willa Carswell Steve Chandler Amy Chantland Elizabeth Clark Chad Cline Barry Cohen Vivian Coleman Leslie Collier John Comstock Martha Conrad Richard Dan Creech Ron Crismore Craighead Mr. Byron Carrier ' s chemistry class displays the final results of their periodic table on a roll of toilet paper. Darlene Daly Sherry Daniel Dennis Dawkins Debbie Deaton Helen DeRose Nick Didier Paul Doak Pete Doak Ram Doherty Vi Susen Duehmlg Mike Duguid Joel Dunston Steve Duray Barb Earley Juniors 179 Juniors Get More Involved Dawn Ebnit Herbert Ellis Delia Evans Ann Filchak Linda Fincher Carol Fishman Janet Linda Fountain Evelyn Fowlkes Sue Frankewich Fleckenstein Randy Girod Valerie Coble lunior Ian Dowling delays a few seconds for a little added concentration before serving. Richard Gomez Edward Gonzalez Vicky Gonzalez Cathy Goshorn )eff Green Dave Denise Groh Kevin Groh John Grose Kerry Haggard Pam Hall Rick Hamilton Carmen Hamlet Pat Hamlet Becky Harris Tyree Harris 180 luniors Angle Hayden Dan Heckley Karyn Heiney Jane Helberg Pat Hofmann Al Holland Jessie Holley Lynn Hollowell Tammy Holman Cathy Holt Randy Janson Dan Jehl Greg Jenkins Anthony Johnson Cathy Johnson Mike Johnson Terry Johnson Steve Kellaris Kevin Kelley Laura Kelley Kris Kennell Dave Kessel Michelle Kingsley Juniors 181 Ladies ' Grid Finds Juniors Victorious Jeffrey Kinnie Terry Kirtz Bet y Klerner Carol Lee Mark Lee Tim Lee 3 - i ' y, ii„ ' - i ' Junior Powderpuff cheerleaders get a laugh while raising the spirit of the crowd. Troi Lee Rose Lesh Fairlene Lewis Ricardo Lewis Amy Lipp Greg Livengood Kevin Logan Lorl Loomis Melinda Lovell Danny Lowery Jim Mabe Alan Maier Tammy Marden Carey Marks Scott Marshall Chris Martin Deanna Martin Debora Marti Beth Mays Nancy McAfee Lori Theresa McCleneghen McCombs 182 Juniors Tension is a part of the Powderpuff football game. The juniors pulled off a last- minute victory. Kevin Morgan Barb Mrozowski Bill Mudrack 1 P.r w m ' imm rwk.y . ' i i Sue Mueller Cheryl Mundt Donna Munroe Robin Nebergall Quang Nguyen Todd Nichols Mike Nickels x k: 4:itL Kathy O ' Connor Tim Oberkiser Maria Obregon Rick Olson Cheryl Omo Ted Ornas Tom Osborne Ann Oswalt Theresa Parrish Curtis Pascball Pat Payton Tammy Peconge Doug Pelz Elena Perez Juniors 183 Classes, Games, Dances All Part of Junior Life i; Clara Perjak Sharon Perrine Doug Peters Dale Pine Keith Pitman Janis Powell Dave Pressler James Prosser Randy Ramsey Dennis Raney Sandy Ratcliff Brenda Redman Brian Renner Debby Renner ■ -v . Sv ' a 1 ' 4 Cheerleader junior Karyn Heiney dons a windbreaker for I ±lX A mJ warmth during a football game. Denlse Richard Patsy Riecke Brenda Roberts Dave Robinson Cindy Rodriguez Tim Roop Mike Rush Brian Russell Taking a break during the Homecoming dance are juniors Kellie Slate, Sharon Perrine, and |ill Marx. Brian Schinbeckler 184 juniors John Shankljn Randy Shell Terry Sheriff Becky Shifflett Jeff Shifflett Doug Shroyer Steve Sims 1 Kathy Skaggs Kellle Slate Matt Smith " Trade Smyers Tim Springer Tonya Standiford Bob Stanley P A J L t . ♦ a Juniors Ron Culpepper and Dale Pine act out a skit on the humorous side of the news. Mike Stanton Ernie Starks Dave Stein John Stiffler Richard Sutorius Dwayne Sutton f ' JS Pam Svvick Kevin Swihart lunior Anthony Johnson takes a close look at the Debbie Szink Bob Taylor structure of the human skeleton. |une Taylor Sue Taylor Juniors 185 Mary Temple John Thompson |eff Thorn Jerry Toor Ruth Trautman Debora Trice Matt Tyler Randy Underwood Sheryl Van Zlle Teresa Vasquez Steve Vaughn Vance Veale Sean Vessey Cindy Vest Jolene Vibbert Carmetta Walker John Walls Marjorle Warfield Venecia Warfleld Debbie Welch Alan Westerman Nancy White June Williams Ralonda Williams Rosle Wilson With all deadlines in, junior Michelle Armstrong takes it easy for the remainder of journalism class. Shell Winans Sandy Winebrenner )im Wisto Cheryl Wittwer Darlene Wittwer Leontine Wittwer Stephanie Wolever Mark Wolfe Linda Wombles Candy Wood Nancy Wright Brian Wyneken Luci Ybarra Marc Yeiter Barb Voder Matt Yoder Katy Young Ken Young 186 Juniors Melody Adkisson Joe Aguirre Jim Almond Study Hall Isn ' t the Only • Place to Take It Easy Paul Arnold |im Arntz Debby Atkinson Darcy Autenrielh Kenny Baker Brian Barber Mark Barnes Bob Bollenbacher Linda Bonar Sue Bonar Tina Bowen Barb Bowers Bob Bowlby Barb Bracht Kalhy Bradtmiller Shelley Bradtmiller Matt Branning Bruce Braun Roger Bremer Belinda Bright Dave Brooks Sophomores 187 Charles Brown Chuck Brown Debra Brown Greg Brown Kirk Bruns Konstantin Judy Buell Budowski Don Carrion Isaac Carswell Paul Ciferri Dave Clark Loretta Clark Tom Clendenen Stephanie Click Assorted music students help to celebrate Mr. Randy Brugh ' s thirtieth birthday. Derrick DeBruce Fred DeBruce Bill DeHaven 188 Sophomores Mike Denman Nancy Dennie Ray Dickey School Isn ' t All Work; There ' s Time for Fun Too Jolin Didier Janeen Dierkes Barb Dixon Delilah Duck Judy Duehmig Lise Duemling Deanna Duguld Paul Edsall Caria Edwards Mark Eitman Camilla Eldridge Kevin Eldridge Jamie Emmons Sally Engle Sylvester Essex Sieve Esterson Rick Euell Dorothy Felger Terry Felger Lois Filchak Bernie Finken Mike Fisher Rex Fisher Denise Cindy Flotow Flerkenstein ■• ■ C - X im Frankewich Dave Frebel Karen Free |oel Flotow Rhoda Freeman Violet Caham lesus Galvan Domingo Garcia Sophomores Yvette Singleton and leanine Russell and junior Denise Richard walk the halls during half-lime activities. Sophomores 189 Cheryl Grider Louis CureJsky Debbie Hall Vickie Hamm Ron Hanes Tim Hans Dave Harlow Sv Estil Harmon Leon Harrison Dave Harf ScotI Heller Dan Henderson Bob Hermes Ron Hill Howard Hillyer Lori Hilty Cheryl Hobbs Don Hoefelmeyer Dianna Hoffmann Patricia Holman Tracy Holman Syd Hutner Shawn Huttsell Gymnast sophomore Becky Cummings sits patiently through her introduction at the gymnastics pep session. Rhonda |ackson Paul |arjour 190 Sophomores I - Cathy Jauregui Bob lohnson Carole Johnson Sophomore Gymnasts Headline Team Ovean Johnson Ralph Johnson Tom Johnson Bill Jones Valerie Jones Sherry Kamphues Debby Keener I ' Vli Tim Kelly Ruth Kerns Andy Keltler Janet Knox Brett Knuth Kalhy Kowalenko Jeff Kramer Chuck Kuhn Denise Lallow Brad Lambert Joan Landrigan Mike Langston Lisa Lapsley Rhonda Lattimore Regina LoCastro Mary Lockett Carol Lockwood Sophomores 191 Bobby Lopez Jennifer Louive George Lowery Duane Mabee Liz Macias Chris Magers Leonard Marks Anita Martin Barry Martin Linn Martin Rose Martin Sergio Martinez Pat Masson Kathy Maurer Mike Mays Dana McCormick Debbie McCormick Kim McCormick Mary McCombs Randy McCombs John McDonald Cathy McMurtry Cheryl Medsker Tom Mentzer Bruce Mercer Sheri Meredith Jim Merrill Casey Miller With clenched fist, sophomore ludy Goshorn shows her Trojan spirit Penny Arcade- Sophomore Introduction to EHS Mark Muri Patty Murphy Dave Murray Kathy Murray Linda Myers Roxann Myers Dave Nelson Jim Nelson Greg Newhard Terry Nevtsome Mark Newton Loan Nguyen Stuart Norton Darlene Nowlin Debby Nowlin Ted Oliver )im Omo Lesa Orrvar jerry Outlaw Tony Outlaw Greg Owen Bill Panyard Marti Paris Randy Parker Sarah Parkison Dave Parnin Theresa Parrish lf:-» y, -v% Dive Patrick Phil Patterson Debra Paul One of the many booths at the Second Annual Penny Arcade was the Sophomore Sweet Shop. Sylvia Perez Mark Perkins Pat Perkins Sophomores 193 Cheryl Perry Kim Perry Steve Perry Jeff Peterson Marc Phelps Shirley Pine Don Pletcher Kevin Porter Lorn Porter Luke Powell Diana Prince Janet Prosser Victor Pruitt L inda Quickery Susan Rehrer John Reibs Mildred Reynolds Sophomores Pat Holman, leanine Russell, and Lisa Lapsley watch their friends play volleyball in gym class. Kelly Richards Tonya Richards Jim Richardson Dawn Rider Pam Riecke Karl Rietdorf Marty Rifkin Alex Robinson Larry Robison J ff Roby Lori Rodriguez Tammy Roe Sandy Ross 194 Sophomores 61 Sophomores Receive Academic Awards Kathy Rounds jeanine Russell Pat Ryan Keith Samuel Donna Saylor Dennis Schaefer Ron Schelber Mike Schibie Sharon Schmidt Glen Scoles Penny - j 5 Shallenberger Kevin Shelley Jenny Sheron Brenda Shock Sophomore Amy Ress finds solitude on the stairs during lier lunch mod. Valerie Shrock Pam Sills Wendy Simerman Kelly Sims Caria Slagle Marta Slagle Betty Smith Brenda Smith Denise Smith jerry Smith Kate Smith Minnie Smith Nick Smith Paul Smith Regina Smith lulie Smyser )ohn Solga Sophomores 195 f Tom Sperone Tim Stackhouse Beth Stalf Kathy Stanley Brett Stark Mike Starks Ken Stebing Sufton Bernard Stevenson Bill Stewart Joyce Stout Dahlia Sutton Lydia Swift Vickie Syndram Daria Taper Mabel Terry Jackie Thomas Mary Thompson Tim Tinney Jazz band members sophomore Tim Caskill and senior Bill Moring rehearse as Elmhurst ' s jaz festival draws near. Kris Toam |im Tracey Wendell Tubbs Nick Tyler Nancy VanCheluwe Rick Vandyne Darrell Vaughn Dennis Volkert Karen Vorndran Sophomore )ana Beauchot scans the opposing team, she waits to enter gymnastics competition. Matt Vorndran Cheri Waggoner Ray Wagi Bob Waldrop 1% Sophomores Sophs Add to EHS Talent L Priscilla Watson Rhonda Wattley Chuck Weaver Marcy Weber Kathy Wells )im West Steve Whitlock Theresa Whittenberger )udy Whitton )eff Wregner Eugene Williams Greg Williams Lisa Willis lanet Wilson Jeff Wilson Sewing gives a feeling of accomplishment to sophomore lanet Wilson as she finishes her )acket. Diane Winans Chuck Wirick |udy Wittibslager Kevin Wittwer Bruce Wolfe Bob Woodruff Alley Woosley Julie Wright Sophomore Tim Stackhouse puts the finishing touches on his table top with a power sander. Jane Wynn Clark Yoquelet Greg York Doris Young Sophomores 197 Underclassmen Receive Honors April 14, May 26 Underclassmen were honored at a reception held in the cafeteria April 14, and also on Recognition Night, May 26. The sophomores and juniors worked hard and earned high honors this year, cornering the market on the art awards and being well-represented in academics, music, and athletics as well. James Emmons, Lise Duemling, Joan Landrigan, and Marta Slagle ranked in the top one per cent of the sophomore class while Michelle Armstrong, Bob Bracht, Chad Cline, and Tod Huntley received the Tri Kappa Award as top scholars in the junior class. Leading the sophomore class in scholarship are Marta Slagle, Lise Duemling, Joan LancJrigan, and lames Emmons. Football player Domingo Garcia, who was awarded the Most Valuable Sophomore trophy at the Athletic Banquet May 19, poses near the school. lunior Greg Livengood, sophomore Ralonda Williams, and junior Brian Schinbeckler hold music plaques which they won for musicianship, showing the most improvement, and leadership respectively. ; «! ■ 198 Underclass Awards lunior Claudia Brock shakes hand with Mr. Robert Storey as he gives her a special drama award for her work in " A Raisin in the Sun. 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S S9ll 9M FORT WAYNE PRINTING 340 East Berry Complete Printing Needs Peconge, Tammy 183 Pelz, Douglas 80, 183, 124, 20 Penrose, Robin 166 Perego, Miss )ean 71 Perez, Elena 88, 94, 95, 183, 143, 27, 104 Perez, Sylvia 193, 27, 105 Perjak, Clara 184 Perkins, Mark 193 Perkins, Patricia 49, 193 Perrine, Sharon 88, 95, 47, 184, 143 Perrine, Shirley 166 Perry, Cheryl 88, 95, 194 Perry, Kim 88, 194, 117 Perry, Steve 64, 194 Peters, Doug 80, 81, 90, 91, 124, 184, 102 Peterson, )eff 194 Peterson, Pam 166 Petgen, Kathy 166 Petit, Marty 128, 129, 166, 224, 127 Phelps, Marc 194 Phelps, Sheryl 166 Phipps, Mrs. Marie 75, 137 PHOTOGRAPHY 48, 49 PHYSICAL EDUCATION 116, 117 Picillo, Linda 166 Pine, Dale 82, 184, 102 Pine, Shirley 194, 105 Pitman, Leonard 184 PLAY 16, 17 Pletcher, Don 194 POM-POM 140, 141 Poor, Mr. Richard 34, 66, 71, 72 Porter, Carter 167 Porter, Kevin 194 Porter, Lorri 194 Powell, lanis 184 Powell, Luke 194 Pressler, David 135, 184 Prince, Diana 194 Prince, Stan 12, 87, 124, 125, 146, 143, 167 PROJECTIONISTS 136, 137 PROM 26, 27 Prosser, James 135, 138, 184 Prosser, Janet 194 Pruitt, Victor 72, 194 Quance, Car ol 88, 95, 123, 124, 125, 47, 167, 143, 27 Quance, Mrs. Virginia 74, 75 Quickery, Linda 194 QUILL SCROLL 127, 126 Quinn, Carolyn 35, 194 Quinn, Michelle 194, 104 R Raber, Beth 194 Raber, Larry 84, 85, 45, 125, 138 Ramsey, Randy 184 Raney, Dennis 184 Ratliff, Melissa 194 Ratliff, Sandy 184 Ray, David 167 Raymer, Scott 5, 194 Rector, Greg 194 Redlger, Janet 45, 167, 120, 125 Redman, Debbie 47, 167, 184 ' 21 Rehrer, Susan 194 Reibs, John 194 Reichard, James 167 Reichle, Mark 167 Reinhard, Mr. Arland 71, 134 Mr. Phil Habegger gives the reserve basketball team some last-minute instructions. Renner, Brian 82, 83, 184 Renner, Deborah 184 Renner, Martha 167 Ress, Amy 194 Reynolds, Mildred 194 Rhodus, Angela 168 Rian, Mr. Richard 66, 72 Richard, Denise 184, 189 Richard, Karen 168 Richards, Kelly 194 Richards, Tonya 194 Richardson, James 194 Ridenour, Barb 168 Rider, Dawn 194 Riecke, Pam 46, 100, 140, 141, 145, 194 Riecke, Patsy 184 Riecke, Paul 168 Rietdorf, Kari 114, 100, 94 Rietdorf, Lori 168, 220, 116 Rifkin, Martin 86, 87, 194, 106 Roach, Alyson 134 Roberts, Brenda 45, 184 Roberts, Kenneth 82, 194 Robinson, Alex 194 Robinson, David 184 Robinson, Larry 194 Roby, Jeff 194 Rodriguez, Cynthia 88, 184 Rodriguez, Lori 88, 194 Roe, Tammy 194 Rollins, Mr. William 76 Roop, Timothy 184, 123 Ross, Cynthia 128, 45, 121, 168, 133 Ross, Julie 45, 167, 125, 168, 143, 21 Ross, Randall 184 Ross, Sandra 121, 194, 105 Roth, Gregg 184 Roth, Curtis 47, 168, 131 Rothe, Mr. Michael 67, 70, 123, 72 Rounds, Katherine 195 Royse, Kathleen 168 Rush, Micha el 80, %, 184, 47, 124, 130 Russell, Brian 13, 81, 80, 184, 124 Russell, Mrs. Catherine 110, 72, 105 Russell, Jeanine 114, 100, 189, 194, 195 Russo, John 168 Ryan, Deborah 138, 168 Ryan, Lisa 168 Ryan, Mark 184 Ryan, Michael 135, 184 Ryan, Patrick 195 Ryder, Gregory 169 Ryder, Leisa 184 Sadler, Tamera 184, 47, 48 Salvador, Mr. Ramiro 76 Samuel, Keith 195 Saylor, David 169 Saylor, Donna 195 Schaefer, Dennis 195 Schaefer, Richard 184 Scheiber, Connie 138, 169 Scheiber, Ronald 84, 195 Scherer, Marilynn 95, 127, 1 Schible, Michael 195 Schiffli, Mrs. Eileen 77 Schinbeckler, Brian 47, 48, 184 Schlaudraff, Mrs. Dulla 77 Schmidt, Mr. John 76 Schmidt, Sharon 195 Schmutz, Mr. Al 45, 132 133 72 SCIENCE 38, 39 Scoles, Glen 195 Scott, Lisa 195 Seale, David 47 134, 169 201 SECRETARIES 74, 75 Shallenberger, Penny 195 Shanklin, John 185 Sharpin, Kathleen 123, 169 Shaw, Constance 88, 95, 195 Shaw, Allen 15, 16, 17, 10, 44, 45, 125, 133, 169 Shell, Kim 169 Shell, Randy 185 Shelley, Kevin 47, 82, 195, 102 Shepherd, Clenna 134, 169 Sheriff, Terry 185 Sheron, Genevieve 45, 195 Shifflett, leff 80, 185 Shifflett, Rebecca 45, 185, 142 Shock, Brenda 195 Shrock, Valerie 195, 105 Shroyer, Doug 185 Shultz, Mrs. Delores 77 Silletto, John 5, 16 Sills, Geoff 16, 17, 47, 48, 29, 119, 130, 131, 146, 154, 162, 168, 169 Sills, Pam 195 Simerman, Wendy 48, 195, 142 Sims, Kelly 195 Sims, Steven 47, 130, 185, 106 Sims, Terry 54, 86, 87, 146, 153, 169 Singleton, Yvette 189 Sinks, Mr. |ohn 64, 65 Skaggs, Kathy 185 Slagle, Caria 47, 123, 195 Slagle, Maria 47, 195 Slate, Kellie 47, 23, 88, 94, 95, 104, 121, 143, 185, 184 Slatton, Lonna 169 Smith, Betty 195 Smith, Bradford 124, 169, 102 Smith, Brenda 195 Smith, Denise 195 Smith, Gerald 195 Smith, Katrina 195, 127, 142 Smith, Matt 185, 47 Smith, Minnie 195 Band members help their director, Mr. Randy Bmgh, celebrate his birthday with two delicious cakes. . ' ' « «» ' f» " ' Smith, Mona 185 Smith, Nicholas 128, 129, 195, 224 Smith, Paul 195 Smith, Regina 195 Smith, Steve 185 Smith, Terry 124, 170 Smith, Tim 185 Smith, Tom %, 185 Smyers, Tracie 135, 185 Smyser, Julie 195 Smyser, Linda 100, 101, 170 SOCIAL STUDIES 40, 41 Solga, John 195 Sonday, Tom 24, 121, 126, 134, 170 Sorgen, Stan 86, 87, 120, 121, 124, 125, 146, 153, 164, 170, 26 Spencer, Mr. Doug 64, 65 Sperone, Tom 1% SPIRIT DAYS 14, 15 Springer, Janene 170 Springer, Tim 78, 87, 47, 106, 124, 130, 185, 27 Stackhouse, Carrie 48, 170 Stackhouse, Tim 1%, 197 STAGECRAFT 48, 49 Staighl, Mrs. Margaret 75 Stalf, Beth 1% Standiford, Tonya 185 Stanley, Carole 45, 47, 123, 127, 131, 170 Stanley, Kathy 47, 88, 1% Stanley, Robert 18, 47, 130, 185 Stanton, Mike 185 Stark, Brett 47, 130, 1% Starks, Ernest 35, 80, 90, 124, 185, 27, 103 Starks, Mike 92, 93, 1%, 103 Stebing, Ken 1% Stein, David 34, 123, 124, 125 Stephens, Larry 170 Stephenson, Kevin 170 Stevenson, Bernard 1% Stevenson, Debra 170 Stewart, Sarah 16, 128, 170, 200, 127 Stewart, Bill 5, 1% Stiff ler, John 80, 185 Still, Mr. Aaron 71, 72 Stookey, Mr. Robert 37, 72, 127 Stoops, Mr. Eldon 66, 72 Storey, Mr. Robert 73, 127 Stout, Joyce 1% Strawbridge, Charles 185 Stroud, Mitchell 185 STUDENT COUNCIL 120, 121 STUDY HALL 60, 61 Sturm, Chris 170 Surine, Dan 171 Sutorius, Richard 45, 133, 137, 185 Sutton, Dahlia 1% Sutton, Dwayne 185 Sutton, Katherine 185 Sutton, Larry 185 Swick, Pam 185 Swift, Lydia 1% Swihart, Kevin 185 Syndram, Tammy 45, 171, 133, 132 Syndram, Vickie 1%, 143 Szink, Deborah 185 Taper, Daria 100, 141, 191, 1% Taylor, Mr. Dennis 76 Taylor, June 185 Taylor, Robert 185 Taylor, Susan 20, 36, 42, 45, 47, 121, 127, 185, 143 Tavlor, Terry 137, 171 leddy, Mrs. Kay 74 Temple, Deborah 45, 123, 125, 171 Temple, Mary 45, 186 TENNIS, BOYS ' 86, 87 TENNIS, GIRLS ' 104, 105 Terry, Mabel 1%, 117 Teufel, Amanda 171 Thomas, Jacqueline 196 Thomas, Pat 171 Thomas, Tina 171 Thompson, John 186 Thompson, Mary 48, 1% Thorn, Jeff 186 Tinker, Lenora 141 Tinney, Tim 136, 1% Toam, Kristina 1% Todoran, David 1% Tompkins, Sandy 45, 123, 125, 171 Tonn, Cathy 123, 125, 171 Tonn, Colleen 123, 125, 133, 196, 127, 104 Toor, Gerald 186 Torres, Pat 1% Tracey, James 1% TRACK FIELD 102, 103 TRACK, GIRLS ' 104, 105 Traster, Mr. Robert 73 Trautman, Ruth 186 Trice, Deborah 135, 186 TROJAN SINGERS 132, 133 TROJAN TAKEDOWNS 142, 143 TROJAN TRACKSTERS 142, 143 Tsiguloff, Mrs. LaVerne 66, 69, 73 Tubbs, Wendell 1% TWIRLER5 140, 141 Tyler, Matt 16, 17, 47, 61, 121, 123, 127, 128, 130, 133, 186 Tyler, Nick 1% u Underwood, Randy 186 V Van Gheluwe, Nancy 1%, 104 Van Dyne, Lonnie 171 Van Dyne, Ricky 1% Van Zile, Sheryl 123, 186 Vasquez, Teresa 58, 88, 186 Vaughn, Darrell 82, 1% Vaughn, Selma 171 Vaughn, Stephen 123, 124, 128, 129, 186, 224 Veale, Vance 14, 47, 122, 123, 130, 186 Veazey, Lillie 171 Venters, Marietta 171 Vessey, Sean 186, 127 Vest, Cynthia 186 Vibbert, Frances 186 Vinson, Lisa 45, 133, 138, 172 Volken, Dennis 49, 80, 82, 137, 1% VOLLEYBALL 88, 89 Vorndran, Karen 1% Vorndran, Matt 87, 92, 1% Vranjes, Robert 172 w Waggoner, Cheri 47, 95, 1% Wagner, Ray 1% Wagnor, Robert 137, 172 Waldrop, Robert 1% Walker, Carmetta 78, 88, 89, 95, 115, 124, 186, 27 Walker, Raymond 52, 90, 124 Walker, Stella 32 Wallace, Terry 172 Walls, John 45, 137, 186 Walls, Steven 197 Warfield, Marjorie 186 Warfield, Venecia 186 Warner, Theldon 172 218 Index Washington, Dianne 45, 140, 141, 143, 197 Washington, Vince 197 Washington, Virginia 134, 172 Wasson, Beth 172 Watson, Priscilla 22, 197, 104 Wattley, Rhonda 197 Weaver, Charles 82, 92, 197 Weber, Marcy 197 Week End, The 20, 21 Welborn, Mr lames 68, 80, 73 Welch, Deborah 186 Wellington, Mrs. Shelley 73 Wells, Kathleen 197 Wenger, Don 24, 123, 137, 162, 172 Werling, Mr. Nick 5, 73, 106 West, lames 82, 197 Westerman, Alan 186 White, lohnnie 80, 81, 90, 124 White, Nancy 186 Whitlock, Steven 197 Whitman, Dean 172 Whiltenberger, Theresa 100, 197 Whitton, ludy 47, 123, 197 Wiebke, Mrs. Hellen 77 Wiegner, |eff 82, 197 Wilkinson, Don 172 Williams, Anthony 172 Williams, Clara 172 Williams, Eugene 92, 197 Williams, Greg 197 Williams, |im 72 Williams, lune 123, 104, 138, 142, 143, 186 Williams, Ralonda 186 Willis, Leisa 197 Wilson, lanet 197 Wilson, left 197 Wilson, Rose 186 Wilson, Tammy 172 Winans, Diane 197 Winans, Shell 186, 127 Winebrenner, Sandy 47, 186 Wirick, Cathy 172 Wirick, Charles 197 Wisto, lames 186 Wittibslager, |udy 197 Wittwer, Cheryl 186 Wittwer, Darlene 186 Wittwer, Kevin %, 197 Wittwer, Leonline 186 Wolever, Stephanie 186, 127, 27 Wolfe, Bruce 197 Wolle, Mark 45, 133, 186 Wombles, Linda 186 Wood, Candra 186 Woodruff, Robert 197 Woods, Mrs. Lucile 75 Woosley, Margaret 197 Worman, Vickie 141, 172 WRESTLING, RESERVE 98, 99 WRESTLING, VARSITY %, 97 Wright, ludith 134, 173 Wright, lulanne 197 Wright, Nancy 186 Wyneken, Brian 186, 102 Wynn, Laura 197, 105 Young, Doris, 197 Young, Kenneth %, 98, 124, 181, 186 Young, Tom 16, 17, 45, 47, 131, 161, 173 Yount, Don 135, 173 Senior Nancy Beadie and junior Leslie Collier rehearse a scene from " See How They Run " . Yarbrough, lames 21, 5, 47, 48, 130, 131, 168, 173 Yarman, Kim 138, 173 Ybarra, Cynthia 173 Ybarra, Luci 186 Ybarra, Vickie 173 Yeiter, Marc 81, 49, 124, 186 Yoder, Barbara 186 Yoder, Matt 186 Yoquelet, Clark 82, 197 York, Greg 197 York, Pat 21, 26, 42, 45, 125, 133, 143, 152, 173 Young, Catherine 100, 101, 124, 138, 186, 20, 105 Cmpti| Locker filenl IIqII Ceho the Pq I Year Why is it I always forget my locker combination on the last day of school? . . . Senior Picnic time at last! I thought this year would never end . . . Whaddaya say we buy a greased pig and let it loose to liven up the halls?! . . . I can hardly wait to get my suntan started! The year reached its final months and students ' minds began to wander toward the finer things In life (sleep, suntans, and vacations!). Spring vacation came as a welcome break for most, and many counted the days until May 28, the Senior Picnic. With graduation just around the corner, senior-ltis reached Its peak and seemed to spread through the sophomore and junior classes as well. The halls became less crowded as more and more students decided to leave the building early (dismissed or not) to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather. Frisbees, basketballs, and tennis racquets appeared out of nowhere, and long pants and heavy shoes gave way to shorts and sandals. Finals came, and the last remaining ounce of energy for studying was put to use to Insure passing grades for the semester. Banquets and receptions were held to honor deserving students In academics, athletics, and extra-curricular activities, and caps and gowns were donned for Commencement, June 3. Some students, glowing with pride, staggered home under their load of trophies and awards, and others breathed a sigh of relief as they realized that their high school days had finally come to an end. 220 The Year Ends .. . 1 . As the day ends, a student returns to her locker before leaving school. 2. Senior Lori Rietdorf prepares an experiment in advanced chemistry. 3. Mrs. Jane Hoylman helps senior Mark DeCrandchamp in advertising layout for journalism class. 4. The faces of the cast members reflect conflicting emotions in a scene from " See Hovi ' They Run, " 5. Junior Ann Oswalt and senior Keith Krumwiede play their French horns during a jazz band rehearsal. 6. Sophomores Marcia Miller and Bernie Finken enjoy their meal vi ith the German class at the Heidelberg Restaurant in Huntington. 7. Juniors Claudia Brock, Troi Lee, and Angela Hayden perform a scene from " A Raisin in the Sun. " The Year Ends . 1 . Junior Todd Nichols discovers the many opportunities offered at colleges during Higher Education Day. 2. Anderson College was one of the many schools represented on Higher Education Day. 3. Marriage is in the near future for some students. 4. Senior Cordon Murphy discusses his future with an Army representative. 5. Nurses from St. Joseph ' s Hospital explain their profession to interested students. 6. Junior Stan Brock adjusts electronic equipment in his class at RVC. 7. Senior Sue Eloph helps a customer select a shirt at the Sycamore Shop in Southtown Mali. 222 And Life Begins Seniors: l20onloColle9e Hey, where are you going to college next year? I just sent in my housing request to Purdue . . . Wonder if I ' ll be able to hack a 9 to 5 job from now on? . . . Maybe if I joined the Air Force I could use my mechanical skills and learn to fly at the same time . . . Should we get married right away or wait awhile to give ourselves time to adjust to life out of school? With Commencement over and the red tassels swaying proudly from rearview mirrors or tacked firmly onto bulletin boards, seniors suddenly realized that high school had ended and the rest of their life was facing them. For some, the part-time jobs now became full-time, promising a steady income to support them as they took their first steps away from the protective shield of home. Others began planning homes of their own as marriage glimmered in the not-too-distant future. The military appealed to some seniors who wanted to earn while they learned new skills. Technical schools proved equally popular with their two- and three-year training programs and the promise of high-paying jobs after graduation. With the number attending college on the upswing, a third of the seniors made the decision to take their education all the way and sweat it out through four more years of school. In-state colleges and universities were the most popular money-wise, with I.U. and Purdue topping the list. Others ventured out of state with the help of scholarships, hoping to benefit as much from their new environment as from their studies. And Life Begins 223 ThciAk ! Where are the orange croppers? Don ' t tell me they broke again! . . . Has anybody seen my gymnastics layout? It was here a minute ago . . . Put that radio back in the dark room or I won ' t print your pictures for you! . . . Aw, come on, I ' m only two weeks behind on my deadlines. Just wait ' til next week and I ' ll be all caught up. Despite the chaos which reigned in the journalism room each afternoon from 12:30 to 1:30, the pictures were printed, the spreads were completed, and the deadlines were met for the 76 ANLIBRUM. It could never have been accomplished without the dedication of our hardworking staffers who came in weekends and after school, the willingness of our photographers who hauled cameras everywhere for candids, and the devotion of our advisor, Mrs. Jane Hoylman, who had a ready solution to all of our problems. My thanks to Mr. Dick Ware of Root Photographers, who supplied us with great pictures of all our big events during the year, especially those he managed to get of our rain-soaked Homecoming. Thanks ».for eYori|lhifl9 And a special thanks to our representative from Herff Jones Yearbooks, Mr. Tom Jerles, who was always ready to replenish our dwindling supply of grease pencils which were constantly being devoured by hungry staffers. Thinking back on all the hurried deadlines and hastily typed copy, i sometimes wonder how we ever managed to get it all done. But one thing I do know-it ' s a great book and I ' ll always be proud of it. Thanks for everything! Editor-in-Chief: Yvette Morrill Copy Consultant: Leslie Novitsky Student Life: Betsy Barber Academics: Karyn Heiney Faculty: Barry Cohen Sports: Dave Chrzan Anita Boyer Kevin Lee Activities: Lori McCleneghen Seniors: Scott Bernhart Underclass: Becky Adams Index: Helen DeRose 1. Sports editor senior Dave Chrzan checks pictures for his layout. 2. Student life editor senior Betsy Barber works overtime to finish her spread for a deadline. 3. Surrounded by helium balloons during Spirit Week, activities editor junior Lori McCleneghen crops a picture for her section. Ads: Putter Frebel Leslie Collier Business Manager: Diane Lupke Photographers: Phil Gutman Laura Bowen Tim Chaney Steve Duray Todd Nichols Marty Petit Nicholas Smith Steve Vaughn Advisor: Mrs. Jane Hoylman 9

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