Foley High School - Blue and Gold Yearbook (Foley, AL)

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w SJ«t - ■v - ■•, J -Ij ' J .5 ! Ce N ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBFI. 3 1833 01852 5235 BENEALOGY 976. lOE F69FH5, 1986 J Opening 2 Student Ufe 6 People 44 Academics Organizations 120 130 Spoils 182 Advertisements 216 index 272 Closing 278 The 1986 Blue and Gold Foley High School 201 N. Pine Street Foley, Al. 36535 Volume 64 A Year of Progressing Mother Nature just couldn ' t make up her mind. As the South Baldwin Red Cross Chapter opened the elementary school for a shelter for the second time in only three days, Hurricane Elena made her way toward the Gulf Coast. During the early morning hours of September 1 , she made her Impact. The threat of the storm on August 30 had already delayed the Foley-Atmore season opener and postponed the first day of school from September 3 to Sep- tember 4. With school scheduled to be- gin after Labor Day, students had looked forward to a seven-day extension of summer vacation. But did they really want another extra day due to the threat of a hurricane? Well, it wasn ' t up to the individuals and after the second threat, students received an additional day — not arriving back until September 5. As Elena flooded the coast, 2725 stu- dents from surrounding communities flooded the campuses, causing them to become a " tad " overcrowded. Incoming ninth and tenth graders from Elberta and Summerdale boosted the enrollment by approximately 250, but the simultaneous opening of the sev- enth and eighth grades at Gulf Shores Public School put a slight dent into the growing population. As a result of the overflow, two lunch periods were created at the high school. In addition, several high school classes moved into elementary classrooms, causing the sixth grade to become part of the middle school campus. While students adjusted to the cam- pus life, they discovered the ordinary and began improving it. Whether it was attending a football game or becoming familiar with three foreign exchange stu- dents, it was a year of taking the usual and enhancing it. On Friday evenings, football fans en- joyed stacking up victories as Coach Lester Smith, one of the top fifteen coaches in the state, led the Lions to a playoff berth. As opposed to the 0-3 start of the previous year, the Lions crushed their first three opponents to begin the season with a 3-0 record. On the edge of town, area growth boomed as Burger King, Crispy Chick, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Wal-Mart joined the community industry. Catering to the public ' s diverse tastes, the fast food " joints " put students ' tastebuds into action. i?l j ? ' .Z)3 5 ? 5l« 2 2 Doing More — Doing It Better Recognition was gained aftec the Lions edged pass the Davidson Warriors and raptured the title of WABB Teann of the Week. The cheerleaders accept the Crush Banner from Marathon Mike during the h alf- time presentation of the Satsuma game. Doing More— Doing it Better 3 Skies taking on an ominous tinge. E.J. Woerner employees hurriedly take down a Hardee ' s bill- board while preparing for the approaching storm. Threatening twice, Hurricane Elena ' s unpredictable path caused uneasiness among residents. Amid shades of blue and gold, Mrs. Trixie Phillips and her niece, Shastady Lucas, await the start of the homecoming parade on Friday afternoon. As the parade debuted through the downtown area, numer- ous Lion enthusiasts lined the streets showing their true colors. 4 Doing More — Doing it Better A Year of Enhancing While students were improv- ing the usual, the outside world became aware of the unusual. In the fall, WKRG TV 5 visited the middle school campus to shoot a feature for the evening news. Adopted middle school dog Earl B. Taylor thrust the cam- pus into the spotlight when he made his television debut. While surrounding communities were learning about the campus, students were learning about each other. In the summer, Kristen Pearcy trav- eled to New York to begin her modeling career, posing for magazine issues from across the nation. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), comprised of 11 states, invited the Computer Lab to par- ticipate with an exhibit during the De- cember conference held in New Orleans, LA, the only high school to be invited. Celebrating their silver anniversary, the American Field Service (AFS) con- tinued their foreign tradition, sponsoring three students — the first time ever to do so — and sending one abroad. Interact adopted an International Child from Kenya for the first time and sent contributions to him monthly. The yearbook staff released 594 heli- um balloons during halftime ceremonies of the Foley-McGill game to kick off state playoffs, the first derby to be held at school. While students matured as people, the campus progressed along with them. A uniform curriculum and advanced diplomas offered improved academics county-wide, better preparing students for college careers and promoting ad- vanced courses. Academic departments improved as courses in French and Ad- vanced Placement (AP) English en- hanced course offerings, allowing stu- dents to obtain a more varied background in their eduction. A flow of upgrading swept across the three campuses as refurbishing was con- tinuously taking place, the most appreci- ated by high school and elementary stu- dents being the cafeteria air- conditioning. In a year of doing more, students, teachers, and administrators matured as individuals as the campus emerged bet- ter than before. ttjfm £)iwwt,(y -IX Q$ji i -: Doing More — Doing It Better 5 6 Student Life Division eir first six oppo- irits to soar along polls. Mot only was support I campus, but the middle ontgomery. Jeri Lynn Ma- zary. and Ann Morales plaster posters down zeways the week of the Northview game. Student Life _al o wn on t school as It was a year of doing more. Whether it was attending the Inter-Ciub Council ' s first annual bonfire, learning to adjust to the ever-changing campus life, or deciding what really was " the choice of a new generation, " students discovered hidden pleasures of school life, added a little pizazz, topped it off with en- thusiasm, and began doing it better. While some spent their Sunday afternoons water-ski- ing, others were content to catch the latest Hollywood hit at the local theater. Sixth graders became caught in the " middle " and high school students adjusted to having two lunch periods. WKRG TV 5 came to the middle school campus to shoot a feature for the 6 p.m. news. Earl B. Taylor captured local attention and the view- er ' s hearts. Outside of campus, com- munity growth influenced stu- dents ' lives. Not only did the three new fast food chains provide employment but brought growth to the area. Students became aware of the simple ways of life that surrounded them. Approach- ing new ideas head-on, they began to make things hap- pen. They were doing more; working all the time to make life better. During summer football practice, young volun- teers could be found carrying equipment and ice onto the practice field, washing uniforms or even cleaning up the Lions ' Den. Sylvester McGas- ter and Mark Jones fix a damaged football during a late afternoon practice. l?Mt,ffT-(Hi • i I Making an impact Winds and pounding surf make Elena ' s presence known Bread and tape were nowhere to be found. Batteries and flash- lights became prized posses- sions. Football games all along the coast were postponed until further notice. Residents of the Alabama Gulf Coast taped or boarded windows, packed a couple changes of clothes, gathered cherished photo- graphs, and fled inland in bump- er to bumper traffic. Sitting on pins and needles coastal families tuned in to lo ' cal radio and television stations awaiting news of the approach ing hurricane. On Friday, Au gust 30, predictions targeted coastal Mississippi as the point of landfall, with highest winds aimed at the Alabama coast. Residents spent 16 anxious hours as the fickle storm stalled offshore. Finally, the storm etched eastward and an all-clear was signaled around 5 p.m. causing residents to breathe a sigh of relief. Suddenly, the Florida panhandle appeared to be the target of Elena ' s fury. Unaffected families returned home to untape windows, put pictures back on walls, and move lawn furniture out of the house and back into the yard. Rescheduled for Saturday night, area football games gave residents the opportunity to re- cover from the false alarm and share hurricane shelter exper- iences while cheering on their favorite teams. The respite was brief, though, as Elena made a 180- degree turn and edged closer and closer again to the Alabama coast on Sunday. Weary resi- dents repeated their previous precautionary measures and evacuated immediately. Pound- ing waves and rising winds fore- told the imminent danger. As the hurricane gained mo- mentum, treetops of young pine trees hugged the ground. Branches snapped. Winds whipped along the coast leav- ing a trail of broken windows, loose shingles, and sinking boardwalks. Elena had arrived. Early the next day, power company employees went to work restoring electricity to ap- proximately 8000 Baldwin County homes. Older family members dragged branches from their yards and removed tape and boards from windows, while school-age children re joiced upon hearing that sum ' mer vacation had been ex tended for two days. Clean-up crews on the beach began clear ing sand and debris off impass- able roads, with beachfront property owners tallying dam age to homes and coastline Combined damage to busin esses and shoreline, as well as loss of Labor Day weekend rev- enue, totaled an estimated $25 million. Crashing into the coast, Elena stole shingles and took tree limbs with her, but the shin- gles were replaced, plant life re- grew, and bread appeared on store shelves once again. I P Hurricane Elena I Hurricane Dressing Masking tape became a coveted arti- cle in Baldwin County during the last days of August. Windows were taped on homes and stores to prevent the shat- tering of glass from violent winds and flying objects. All Washed Up Remains of what used to be a pier in Orange Beach show results of the storm damage. Trees and other debris covered the yards of coastal homes. Making Escape As rain drizzles down, Highway 59 be comes thick with traffic heading for higher ground. Residents of Gulf Shores were forced to evacuate their homes twice during the threats of Elena Hurricane Elena 1 1 Topping It Off Supported by Mike McConnell (54) and Sean Feely (43), newly announced queen Michelle Schumacher beams as Rhonda Fortner adds the finishing touch. Twelve court members took the field at 7 p.m. before a home crowd of about 5000. Strutting His Stuff Displaying the latest in Northview fashion, Mr. George Boehm struts onto the gym floor. Five male teachers, im- personating Northview homecoming court members, inspired wild whoops and whistles from the ecstatic pep rally crowd. Deadly Footwork Lethal weapon Herbert Casey (9) combines unbelievable moves and blinding speed to get past Northview ' s 47. Regulation play ending in a 7-7 dead- lock, the Cougars overcame the Lions 10-7 in overtime. 12 H omecoming Stylish imposters Students spend homecoming week in costume Had you just stepped into the punk rock era? Seeing double? Had the student body been am- bushed by exploding blue and gold paint cans? No — to all of the above. Football spirit dictat- ed the fashion scene during the week of homecoming. Festivities and floatmaking consumed students ' time both during and after school hours. Dress up week, sponsored by the cheerleaders, kicked off homecoming fever, inspiring pink hairstyles, twin dressing, Smurf sheets converted to to- gas, and Alabama or Auburn sweatshirts. The 14 parade par- ticipants secured flat bed trai lors and found barns or large ga rages to keep them in Gathering newspaper, crepe pa per, carpet rolls, and manne quins, they designed floats, cars, and station wagons to the theme " Catch the Spirit. " Enthusiasm reached its peak on Friday as students splat- tered in blue and gold invaded the campus. Spirit exploded at 2:35 p.m. when a jam-packed gym nasium crowd released all their pent-up energy while cheering, chanting, and rocking with the band. Five male facul- ty members, masquerading as Northview homecoming queen hopefuls, pranced in front of the pep rally crowd amid whoops, whistles, and cat calls. Carrying his cheerleader escort onto the gym floor, Coach Eddie Willis won over the crowd and, based on the acclamation of the roar- ing mob, was crowned " queen. " Following the rally, students streamed out of the nearest doors and hopped onto parade entries to take the scenic route through town. The American Field Service (AFS) entry cap- tured the best float award, while the Student Government Asso- ciation (SGA) won the competi- tion for the best decorated win- dow. Pre-game festivities ended when Michelle Schumacher was crowned queen before ap- proximately 5000 homecoming fans. Cheers and " high-fives " erupted from the sky-high Lions as they prepared to take re- venge on the Morthview Cou- gars, a team they had been un- able to overcome in their two previous encounters. Prospects for a victory climaxed when split end Herbert Casey cradled a 61 -yard Kerry Flowers pass and strolled into the endzone with 2:15 left on the clock; but 12 plays later a touchdown pass from Northview ' s Brian Nomberg to split end Chris Holm silenced the home crowd and sent the game into over- time. Winning the coin toss, the Cougars elected to play defense first, and the Lions sent in their offensive team for a shot at the overtime victory. Hopes for a homecoming win and an unde- feated season crashed when a Flowers bootleg pass was inter- cepted on first down. Kicker Clark Lopez immediately took the field and booted a 27-yard field goal for a 10-7 Norfhview victory. Hearts sinking and heads bowed, stunned players, coaches, and fans quietly exit- ed the stadium. Five-hundred fifty withdrew to the gym for the SGA-sponsored dance, while some planned to go to the Shrimp Festival the next day. Others simply went home to re- cover. However students chose to deal with the defeat, the knowledge that the team had al- ready secured a post-season play off spot left them looking for a rematch — and a cham- pionship title. Homecoming Court — Front: Stieila Dhanda, Rickey Pigott. Michelle Schu macher (Queen), Rossana Casiro Lonna Herronen. Back: Leah Goforth Part! Houser. Mary Popp, Suzanne Ad ams. Cindy Hughes. Stephanie Brice, Dina Watley. Homecoming 13 Hand In Hand Struck by Cupid ' s arrow, Jeremy Tin- ney and Andrea Hale stroll to the sec- ond grade playground. Students find a special friend fielps break tfie humdrum of school days. Heart disease Vital signs fluctuate due to epidemic It struck without warning. Af- fecting students of every age, it spread across campuses in epi demic proportions. As the con dition reached its peal , stu dents felt its effects in full force The symptoms; loss of appe tite, sweaty palms, weak knees inattention in class. The diagno- sis: love. Exchanging smiles and shy glances with the object of your affections, you noticed the first signs of the condition as early as kindergarten and first grade. Usually caught in the middle, the trusty mutual best friend passed along that all-too-famil- iar note, " I like you. Do you like me? Yes or no. Circle one. " More often than not the answer was yes — that is, until someone more interesting came along to steal your heart a few days lat- er. As you matured, so did your methods of attracting the oppo- site sex. Notes abandoned, you sent verbal messages via your faithful go-between, praying for favorable reports in return. If this method proved unsuccess- ful. Plan B went into effect. In- corporating the notion that ev- eryone likes to receive flowers, your second strategy was to send your true love a homecom- ing or Valentine carnation. If, after all these efforts, unsuc- cessful results followed, you moped and mourned for two to three weeks and then went on to greener pastures. In high school, however, the obsession reached full strength. Walking around in a daze for the first several weeks of school, you admired your heartthrob at a distance, memorizing his schedule and accidentally bumping into him between classes. With a great deal of prodding from supportive friends, you finally worked up the courage to speak to " him. " As you casually happened to pass him between his first peri- od English class and second pe- riod American History class you managed a weak " hi " and a quick smile between clenched teeth. Flashing those pearly whites, he returned the greeting and, as you leaned on the clos- est solid object you could find for support, your heart nearly stopped. Whether or not these prelimi- nary encounters blossomed into deeper relationships, the experience of " falling in love " gave meaning and direction to students lives, as well as spic- ing up the otherwise mundane school experience. 14 Love Epidemic Paper changes hands as Lezley Ever- age passes a note to Rusty Roberson. A quiet means of communication, note passing proved to be a popular way to keep in touch during class. Rehashing the day ' s events. Jeannie Mixon and Kevin Daw rendevous out- side the gym. Students look forward to breaks in their schedules so they can spend time together. Cars serve as a convenient gathering place. Chi Chi Bosch and Kathy Yar- brough chat during the final minutes of lunch after battling the canteen line. Love Epidemic 15 Whether goofing off or having someone to talk to when one had a problem, sidekicks were friends one seemed not able to get along with- out. Tyron Richardson, Paula Brooks, and An- toinette Rolling pal around together at the mid- dle school. As he continues to capture students ' hearts. Earl B Taylor remains loyal to his old friend, Mr. Ivan Jones 16 Gold Nugget Hidden within the following pages are stories about love, flesh, fashion, and deceit. No, this is not a sequel to " Dallas " or " Dynasty. " It is the " Blue and Gold ' s " first an- nual mini mag. Within these next 16 pages, the issues that affect students ' every- day lives, that influence their hab- its, and that reveal their personal interests (both good and bad) will come to life for you. From the cola wars to exercise to skipping classes, the different elements relating to students are uncovered. Whether it was Earl B. Taylor at the middle school or the breaking of the rules at the high school, the year has been unwrapped, articles written, statistics found, and a magazine style designed in order for students to remember the " smaller " aspects that made com- ing to school a bit more exciting and sometimes even daring. It was a new world worth discov- ering. Discover it through " Gold Nugget. " Although not allowed on campus, affection was still Slacking off in government, Joe Suell and Keith Showing their spirit, freshmen Ixxsst the football team shown by some daring students. McKerral catch some zzzz ' s. at a Friday afternoon pep rally Gold Nugget 1 7 S[p)[r(i (o](olo[niD @yif Did we care that it contributed to broken-out faces and widening waist- lines? Did we even stop to think about the damage it did to our teeth or about the hole it put in our pockets? Of course not! Chocolate would remain a hot item forever. It was a proven fact that the average person consumed about 10 pounds of chocolate in a year. But the thought of gaining weight, aggravating acne, etc., didn ' t even seem to phase us one bit. However, a study by Dental Research did conclude that chocolate may be less damaging to your teeth than many other snacks. The canteen offered a wide range of chocolate items, but for those chocoho- lics whose desire could not be satisfied with this selection of high calorie snacks, the option to skip always re- mained. — Sondra Callaway -»a % Canteen vs. Cafeteria It was a proven fact that many students spent their mon- ey at the canteen rather than in the cafeteria. Why? You may have asked yourself this ques- tion many times but never seemed to come up with the correct answer. Actually, there wasn ' t a correct answer. Still, there were many fallacies con- cerning this question. Students seemed to have the idea that the cafeteria food tasted like week-old leftovers, and in some cases, students swore that it was true. Students, rather than taking a chance, ended up going to the canteen. There, they knew goo- dies were always to be found. Unlike the cafeteria, the can- teen had a variety of snacks ranging from candy to break- fast rolls and snacks to soft drinks. The canteen outranked the cafeteria nearly 3 to 1 in a selected poll. The canteen in many opinions would always be best. Sorry, cafeteria work- ers — no privileges or sympathy was allowed. When the junk food craze attacked, you found yourself standing in the long line just like the rest of us. — Tom Early r Cola Wars The classic coke which is now the new coke is really the old coke before they got the new coke and decided the old coke was really better and invented something different which really was the same as the original coke but has not made it back to the exact thing as the old coke yet, but they ' re working on it . . . Are you confused? Well, you ' re not alone; so were cola lovers all over the world. The competition between cold drinks was big, and manufac- turers tried anything to win the consumers. Taste tests were taken ev- erywhere: in malls, homes, and even in classrooms. Whether it was between Coke and Pepsi, Sprite and 7- up, or Dr. Pepper and Mr. Pibb, cola companies got no rest until they were content with their products ' popular- ity. Commercials were aired that brought students to class singing the tune of their favorite soft drink. Because of tight competi- tion, companies were hard at work producing new inven- tions that would hopefully take over the market. Diet colas, drinks with no saccha- rin and colas sweetened with the newest craze Mutra Sweet also added length to the commercials. Choices for which soft drink you pre- ferred soon took up a whole aisle in the supermarket, and instead of one drink machine at the corner store, there were two or three. Some students preferred to stick to their old favorites while others chose to try new drinks such as the latest Cherry Coke, but no matter which was chosen, they all worked the same and man- aged to quench students ' thirsts whether yours had su- gar or not. — Susan Lips- comb 18 Gold Nugget Do Die c ancer — What is it? It happens to be a disease in which cells multiply without con- trol. What causes it? Or better yet, what doesn ' t cause it? " Nobody really knows what causes cancer because there are so many different types, " commented student Kerri Sharpe. There is no single cause that brings cancer, but there are many factors that contribute to its development. Every- body has an opinion about cancer. When Paige Watler was asked about it, she re- marked, " Just about everything you do in your life contributes some risk to cancer. " This is true. It is proven that most things you put in your mouth nowadays contrib- ute in some way to cancer. There Is even a two percent chance that lettuce causes cancer. Kerri also said, " There really isn ' t anything that doesn ' t cause cancer be- cause there are so many different types. " There are about 100 types of cancer known today. These types range from skin cancer to cancer of the respiratory system. Only one-third of all persons treated for cancer recover completely or at least live longer. People hear the word cancer so much these days that the thought of cancer really doesn ' t express the real horror of the dis- ease. Cancer — should we really be con- cerned?— Meredith Walsh @ or$$$ What did Diet Coke, Sugar Free Kool-Aid, Pepsi, y-Gp, Mestea Free, and some 55 oth- er products have in common? Nutra Sweet. Nutra Sweet was the brandname for the hot-selling, low-calorie sweetening ingredi- ent aspartame. Two hundred times as sweet as sugar, it appeared to be safer than saccharin. Nutra Sweet was symbolized by a red and white swirl, but some said its true symbol was the dollar sign. Most people were first introduced by a sales promotion when gumballs made of Nutra Sweet were randomly sent out by mail. Nutra Sweet was accidentally discov- ered in 1965 by a Searle scientist research- ing an ulcer drug. It was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in July of 1983 for use in soft drinks. Nutra Sweet did have its setbacks, though. It was 20 times as expensive as saccharin and cost 50 percent more than sugar. Other drinks lasted about eight months on the shelves while drinks made with Nutra Sweet lost their sweetness after four to six months. This new artificial ingre- dient had a slow start, but it was the most talked about sweetner around. — Daniel Thompson Gold Nugget 19 SHAPING UP Sitting in an easy chair eating candy and drinking a soft drink or lying on the couch watching television all day were things of the past. Students soon became bored with these pastimes and joined a new craze — exercising. Whether it was jogging, aerobic dancing, swimming, or just plain walking, exercising was the thing for everyone. Over the past five years people became more health conscious. Working out seemed to be the answer. More doctors than ever recommended special exercises for patients who had suffered from heart attacks or strokes. Because working out in a studio under the direction of a teacher became expen- sive, students bought tape recordings and records of exercises for use in the home. From Mousercise to Jane Fonda ' s Wor- kout, students of all ages worked out at their convenience. A time-worn hobby set to the most mod- ern music was the ultimate health idea and the fad of many students. — LaSharen Knight Not only did students exercise on their own tinne but during their school time as well. Michelle Doughty runs during a Cross-Country meet. A Look At The Facts 50 Calories 100 Calories 200 Calories Walking 10 minutes 19 minutes 38 minutes Biking 6 minutes 12 minutes 24 minutes Swimming 4 minutes 9 minutes 18 minutes Running 3 minutes 5 minutes 10 minutes Viewing TV 31 minutes 63 minutes 125 minutes Dancing 7 minutes 14 minutes 29 minutes Energy cost of walking for 150 lb. individual =5.2 calor- | ies minute at 3.5 mph. Energy cos of riding bicycle= 8.2 calories minute. | Energy cos of swimming=11.2 calories minute. Energy cos of running=19.4 calories minute. Energy cos of sitting, viewing TV= 1.6 calories minute. Energy cos of dancing = 7 calories minute. ' Sweat ' to Death Sweats! This word did not refer to perspiration dripping from your forehead or the feeling you had when your mother caught you doing something you shouldn ' t have been doing. It was a type of clothing, and many students found them very comfortable for just about everything. Did you need something to dress out in for P.E. class on a chilly day? Well, an insulat- ed pair of sweats was just the ticket. Students found sweatpants to be a welcome alternative to shorts and on a cold day a warm choice. Students also wore sweats to bum around the house in when a warm, comfortable outfit was appropriate. Mem- bers of organizations pre- ferred sweatshirts to T-shirts to advertise their member- ship. So next time someone mentions the word " sweats, " don ' t turn around to check for your mother or wipe your forehead; they could be talking about some- thing to wear. — Niko Cuellar Sweatsuits are popular items among students of all ages. Stu- dents enjoy the comfort and warmth the suits provide. 20 Gold Nugget Burn ' Em Up With the thought down inside of those pounds disappearing from their stomachs, students imagined pictures of a beautiful, shapely body. Each had his own goal, whether it was to look like Sylvester Stallone or to fit into a size 7 swimsuit before the school year was up. Some students preferred working off the pounds simply by cutting back on food. Dieters ' magazines could be purchased to help out meal planning, selection of the right foods, and a daily exercise plan. Non- prescription diet pills were available in drug stores to help stop stu- dents ' cravings for food. Diet plans had become common in many homes. Swimming, jogging, and weight lifting attracted the more athletically inclined students to shape their bodies up instead of losing unwanted pounds. Dieting had crazed the school and become a daily sacrifice for many students. They skipped the junk food at break and stuck to a nutritious green salad for lunch as each hoped to soon reach his goal. — Susan Lipscomb I ' m gonna live forever I ' m gonna learn how to fly (High) I feel it comin ' together. People will see me and cry. I ' m gonna make it to heaven. Light up the sky like a flame. I ' m gonna live forever Baby, remember my name Some preferred tap shoes, others preferred tennis shoes. Some were graceful moving to classical tunes while others looked like they were stomping a bug as the stereo blared new wave music. Common dances ranged from regular pop, doing moves such as the conga or breaking to the newest moves in punk music, or the classical old time favorites of jazz and ballet. Students attended school dances rocking the gym and civic center with their own styles. Some students attended dance classes for tap, jazz and ballet, trying to improve their skills. Tumbling Hills and Green Acres School of Dance were examples of popular schools around town They taught steps and moves that would never go out of style New wavers rolled on the floor and ran into each other perform ing the newest creation, slam dancing. With the different move ments and steps students did, each had his own preference. Be- cause of the definition each dance had, students chose their favorite styles to express their personality. — Susan Lipscomb SKIPPING MEALS DIETS Gold Nugget 21 Black Caskets " W; hizzip click " had become a familiar sound to students since tlie videoca- sette recorder (VCR) invasion hit. Introduced nearly ten years ago, the VCR became a popular form of home entertainment and changed the future of vid- eo. Now, instead of students each being out $4 for a movie, they could scrape around $2.50 together and choose from a wide range of their favorite movies, both new and old. More and more students stayed home to watch movies rather than drive to Mobile, Pensacola, or Foley ' s Country Twin. However, VCR ' s did a num- ber of things besides playing pre-recorded movies. The days of choosing between two inter- esting shows were over. Stu- dents could just pop in a blank video tape and let their VCR re- cord for future viewing. The re- corder was also useful for re- cording favorite shows when one was out of town or at a ball- game. Remote control provided an effortless means of operating any kind of VCR. High-fidelity digital stereo tracks helped to make the recorder more appeal- ing as well. No matter how advanced one VCR was over another, they all seemed to have one thing in common — they played exactly what the viewer wanted to see. — Rebecca Donelson " This is Marathon Mike with WABB FM 97, " was a familiar sentence which drifted into stu- dents ' ears. Students tuned in to popular radio stations such as WABB 97, GlOO, 92 ZEW, and the newest station. Wizard 104. Rock music, although de- spised by many parents, was everywhere. Students grouped together to see concerts per- formed by popular artists such as Kool and the Gang, Amy Grant, and Sting. Record sales soared as merchants made big bucks selling albums for groups like Wham and Lionel Richie. Saturated with Rock-n-Roll fe- ver, students with jamboxes hanging from their palms or perched on their shoulders were frequently seen heading to ball- games or the beach. Whether it was pop, rock, or contemporary, students knew that " Rock-n-Roll is here to stay! " — Amy Barber Jamming out to Ratt before school, Dale Kaechele adjusts his car stereo for a better reception. Music Invaders What country had the best mu- sic in 1986? Was it Great Brit- ain, Canada, or the United States? If you guessed all of the above, you were right. Music from all of these nations was very hot on the charts. British bands and singers made their biggest comeback since the 1960 ' s. At that time, the British invasion was sweep- ing across the nation with groups like the Beatles, who blew their teenage fans off their feet. Bands from England once again took the rock scene by storm in ' 86, but this time with acts such as Duran Duran, Wham, and Paul Young. Ready For The World burst into the forefront of American music with their debut song " Oh, Sheila, " and soon after its release, it became a number one hit on American Top 40. Acts that had been known and respected for years in the United States hit the charts as well. Bruce Springsteen topped the charts with " Born in the U.S.A. " while Billy Joel at- tempted to persuade teenagers against committing suicide in his song " You ' re Only Human. " Canadians had their share of hits also. Corey Hart ' s and Bryon Adams ' songs were hits among the numerous acts that soared to the top of the charts and the bottom of girls ' hearts. Whether the music students listened to was from Great Brit- ain, Canada, or the U.S., it all was number one with stu- dents. — Tereasa Anderson 22 Gold Nugget Box Office Hits Despite the fact that one might have HBO, Showtime, Movie Channel, or even a VCR, there was just something about going to the movies that was a little more exciting. Whether they were comedies, dramas, mysteries, or love stories, mov- ies continuously drew students out of the house and into the theater. Sylvester Stallone returned to the screen when he produced and starred in " Rocky IV " which went on to become a blockbuster hit. Patrick Swazey became an even bigger hit than when he co-starred in the TV mini-series " The North and The South " after co-starring with Rob Lowe in " Young Blood. " " Family Ties " Michael J. Fox made his movie debut after tak- ing the lead role in the box of- fice smash " Back To The Fu- ture. " Capturing the spot of the most popular entertainer at the age of 24, Eddie Murphy contin- ued to draw students with his magnetic sense of humor. Bringing a bit of romance to the screen, " St. Elmo ' s Fire " siz- zled with a crowd-pleasing cast with heart throbs like Rob Lowe and Jud Nelson. Although the movies ranged from romance to violence, they all had one thing in common — they grossed millions and at the same time made their mark on the cinema world. — Sondra Callaway. Elvis the Second? Although he competed against top names such as Tina Turner and Michael Jackson and was compared to the " King of Rock-n-Roll, " Bruce Spring- steen managed to win hearts of teens and adults all across the world. He was known as " The Boss " and he became famous for hits like " Dancing in the Dark " and his latest release " Born In The U.S.A. " He dressed loosely in ragged blue jeans and a dingy white t-shirt. Bruce held soldout concerts all over the U.S. He was also involved in the benefit Farm Aid concert to help farm- ers across the nation. Rising above hotselling al- bums such as " We Are The World " and Corey Hart ' s hit re- lease " Boy In A Box, " Bruce ' s " Born In The U.S.A. " was named the top album of the year. As his album raked in mil- lions of dollars, Bruce was off to a very hot start. He was so ad- mired and accepted that he be- came known as the second El- vis Presley. — Susan Lipscomb Bruce Springsteen ' s " Born In The U.S.A. " became the top selling album of the year and helped Bruce receive the title of Top Male Pop Vocalist of The Dottie and Tad are liv- ing together in New York hiding from the cops, while poor Andrew is in Pine Valley away from his beloved Dottie trying to prove her innocence. Shawn is out to get Paul so he can keep Lauren all to himself. Vic- tor can ' t decide whether he wants Ashley or Nikki, while John ' s about to find out Jack ' s secret about him and Jill. Shane and Kimberly have found happiness at last. Or have they? After months of gazing at each other at a distance, they are finally engaged and Kimberly is pregnant; but the baby ' s father is Kiria- kas who threatened to kill Shane unless Kimberly slept with him. These bits of informa- tion were what one heard during the first few weeks of school while soap lovers exchanged happen- ings on their favorite day- time shows. The dedicated soap watchers sometimes came down with last min- ute " bugs " so they could stay home to catch up on who was sleeping with who, who got a divorce, or who was about to be mur- dered. Soap lovers were the students who were " Liv- ing in the Soaps! " — Alisa Johnson Living in the Soaps Gold Nugget 23 Cramming The Last Resort It is the last night before the test — the big test. It is already 9 p.m. " What can I do? I will nev- er learn all of this material by tomorrow, " you may cry in de- spair. You ' ve now placed your- self in the same situation that many a student before you has faced. You ' re cramming. Most students procrastinated studying until the last minute and were then forced into cram- ming. It did not matter if stu- dents had to take a ten word vocabulary test or even a six weeks test, the final resort was always cramming. However, some teachers discovered a method of preventing students from procrastinating — pop quizzes. Although students were con- stantly warned by teachers to not wait until the last minute, cramming sometimes proved to be the only way out of what stu- dents had once again gotten themselves into. — Daniel Thompson. Seeing Double Seeing Double Have you ever thought that you were seeing double? Some teachers thought they were when they saw a set of twins walking down the hall. For many twins, like Jacob and Joseph Prim, it was easy to play tricks on other people or trade places and fool the teacher. " Some people call us Twidle Dum and Twidle Do, " said Daxtor and Matthew Goforth, who really liked being twins. Some parents like (heir twins to dress alike, but others didn ' t. Even though faternal twins could easily be told apart, identical twins were almost impossible to identify. Most twins were put into separate classes so the teacher would not have so many problems. At times, it seemed that their other classmates could tell them apart easier than the teachers. Twins, sometimes confusing to outsiders, stayed busy keeping people on their toes. — Vicki Ewing V £y ' oi D Ruff, ruff, ruff ... the royal dog of the school. Earl B. Taylor, performed before thousands of people during a seg- ment for the six o ' clock news on WKRG TV 5. Human inter- est reporter Keith Brunson and his cameraman visited the middle school campus to do a report called " Teacher ' s Pet. " The story introduced Earl to the audience and gave the account of how Earl came to be adopted as the school dog. Film footage showed that Earl was treated just like any other student. Mr. Brunson made one major observation about Earl when he said, " Unlike most students. Earl B. Taylor has no ambition to graduate. " Earl made school his home year round. During the sum- mer he stuck close to Mr. Ivan Jones, but as soon as school started, he returned to room 8 where he received food, water and attention from Miss Deborah Lundberg and her seventh grade students. Stray dogs came and went, but seldom did a dog come that got as much attention as Earl — certainly none were cunning enough to become a TV star like Earl B. Taylor. — Tereasa Anderson 24 Gold Nugget ABC . . . ZZZ Zzz . . . that was a familar sound heard in class everyday. Whether due to lack of sleep the previous night because of an irresistible late, late show or to sheer bordeom. the results were the same. Exhausted students couldn ' t deny the urge to close their drooping eyelids. It all starts as the student begins to lose interest in his teacher. His mouth opens to let out a wide yawn. The eyelids start getting heavier and hea- vier. The sleepy victim moves to a more comfortable position to rest his head as he takes a short nap. A few minutes later, however, the student ' s short nap is rudely interrupted as the bell rings to end class. So he drowsily gets up, saunters to his next class and continues his nap. — Alisa Johnson ' ■ ' .. i. Hitting The Roads California, New York, England, France. Whether their vacation con- sisted of traveling out of state or just having time away from school, stu- dents were always well-prepared for their summer vacations. Some stu- dents worked during the summer, while others traveled, visited friends and relatives, or just stayed home and entertained themselves. Working students found jobs being cash register attendants, cleaning condominiums, working as stock- boys, and babysitting. Students who traveled visited Texas, Washington, Georgia, Tennessee or even Mexico or France. Other students found that just staying home with their families and taking it easy was a good way to spend summer break. Vacations for students varied, but no matter what students did during the summer, the best part was just having a break from school. — Daniel Thompson nsms Gold Nugget 25 LESIEK 1CE As he peeked around the corner, he slow- ly drew out his telescopic eyes, his secret weapon. The binoculars belonged to that dreaded discipline principal. Coach Lester Smith. He stalked the school like an Indian, turning up whenever you least expected him. He was a pro looking for any clues leading him to a student out of line. Waiting in parking lots, he checked students as they left school in cars and trucks just to make sure that none of them were skipping. He made his way around the campus daily scoping for students who might be break- ing a rule. Often spending time during break and lunch in the restrooms, he watched for rulebreakers smoking those long-awaited cigarettes or sneaking their heartthrobs ' names on walls. The crimes- topper worked all day long calling students into the office to verify earlier absences. Coach Smith was that dreaded administra- tor in charge of punishment. He gave out sentences and assigned expulsions. What- ever students did, they had to be careful not to step out of line because Coach Smith was on the prowl. — Susan Lipscomb Smoke Inhalation Engulfed in a puff of smoke, you breathlessly make your way to a clear airpocket to wheeze a breath of unpolluted air. Your lungs once again armed with sustenance, you either go back to the mirror to fin- ish primping or return to your place in line, gasping for air. Puff- ing away on their " cancer sticks " , the smokers, seemingly oblivious to the threat of at least a three-day suspension if caught, shrewdly take shelter behind bathroom stalls as those urgently needing to get in wait breathlessly outside. Dying of smoke inhalation, and un- able to find any more airpockets, you rush outside, grateful to once again inhale oxygen instead of nic- otine. You ' re now ready to greet the world — smelling like a smokes- tack and still in desperate need of going to the restroom. — Kim Smith 26 Gold Nugget THE UNOANNY 2X°Qinl(iffQ Dm©D(o]©Oi]ft It happened on September 30, late in the evening following a morning announcement that gave students permission to decorate their lockers. The epi- sode went down in school histo- ry as the X-men incident. The X-men incident in actual ity was the product of a misun derstanding on how one was al lowed to decorate his locker The X-men, Jason Blake, Geof- frey Lipscomb, and Edward Norman, were under the im- pression that one could paint the outside as well as the inside of his locker, whereas Mr. Wen- zel apparently said that only the inside could be painted. The X-men took their name from a comic book serial The Uncanny X-men. They used a stencil crafted by Jason to do a professional looking act of van- dalism in neon green and yellow on lockers numbered in the 870 ' s and on the adjacent wall. They admitted they got a little carried away. The neon stencil work did not pass unnoticed, but instead was brought to the attention of school authorities. There was a fifty dollar reward placed for in- formation leading to the convic- tion of the X-men. It was at this time that school spirit emerged for these young rebels. Many posters went up around the campus pertaining to the X-men like " We love the X-men " and " The X-men will return " as well as the following slogan hanging by the canteen window; " Is your life worth fifty dollars? " Two of the X-men were turned in. Edward, however, held out. He eventually turned himself in, however, on a plea bargain in exchange for not hav- ing to quit R.O.T.C. After par- ent conferences and suggested appropriate discipline, punish- ment was settled at a three-day suspension and payment in cash to cover the reward mon- ey. Concerning the punish- ment, the group responded, " In actuality, we three feel we had a three-day paid vacation. ' — Jennifer Lange Kti-LoQ-e Sa o l No hugging, kissing, or holding hands on campus. These were a few things students were told not to do during school hours. As Cupid ' s arrows were flying and striking students. Coach Lester Smith was slapping them with three-day suspensions for breaking the rules. At the beginning of the school year, students were given a list of all the rules which fell under the topic of " Lovemaking on Cam- pus. " The list, given out by homeroom teachers, was to be read by the students and then taken home for parents to read as well. Trying to stay clear of authorities when they got the urge to show affection, students found themselves caught in the middle of the Anti-Love War. — Alisa Johnson Good Grades Made Easy Just send $19.95 to Homemade Report Cards. P.O. Box 000, Foley, Al 36535 to change that F to an A. One easy step to good grades. It ' s risk free — unless of course you consider expulsion a danger. Several students caught on to making their own report cards on home computers and word processors soon after the high school adopted computerized grading in the fall of 1984. Some even sold their services to others. By the end of the second six weeks of the 1985 school year. Principal John Lee had located several of the guilty parties and given them ten-day suspensions and a warning. It was the same warning that the entire student body received in January. Students were required to sign a statement verifying that they were aware that making their own report cards was illegal copying of school documents and would be considered a " Class A " offense — punish- able by expulsion. Along with this warning came other preventative measures. A rubber stamp print of Mr. Lee ' s signature was required on report cards. The proposal for a school letterhead on the card also helped students to realize the seriousness of this deception. These preventions stopped a lot of the temptations of changing grades, but one couldn ' t say it stopped it altogether. As it ' s said — anything for the grade. — Jennifer Lange Gold Nugget 27 Stepping Out In Style Were shoes really an im- portant item in your ward- robe? Of course, they were. You didn ' t care how much you had to fork out, because you had to have shoes that were stylish. Style, not price, dictated the " in " craze in shoes. Prov- ing to people that Converse high tops were not only for basketball players, the com- pany soon produced a rain- bow of colors to be worn by girls as well as guys. Also, tennis shoes such as Tre- torns, Reeboks, Asahis, Adi- das, and Mikes were still found on the feet of many. Bringing out their designer talents, students created their own style of footwear. They simply bought a plain pair of $3 white tennis shoes and started drawing. The end product varied from a bal- loon bouquet to the expres- sion of what class was the greatest. No matter what color, size, or shape, shoes always seemed to put that extra ac- cent to favorite outfits. — Laura McConnell Coming in all styles and colors, shoes proved to be one of the great- est accessories a student could have in their closets. ' Mailed ' To Death You have jostled your way through crowded doorways, aisles, and people. Now, you have found just the thing you were looking for and are ready to head home. You have made your way through large crowds of people in the front of the store and are wondering what the problem was. Suddenly you see it is the line for the check-out counter. Scattered everywhere, malls were prob- ably the most popular places for shopping. When a student headed for the mall, Mobile or Pensacola was most likely to be the desti- nation. After an hour to get there three or more hours of wading through stores and crowds, even the most enthusiastic mall goer was sure to feel the strain. Christmas was the most hectic time of year to be at the malls, but students never knew what kind of crowd to expect. Going to the malls could be a lot of fun, but overdoing it could also cause some stu- dents to become " mailed " out. — Rebecca Donelson 28 Gold Nugget Flash That Tin Grin " Stainless steel sex appeal " may have been your motto if you were faced with 18 months of wires in your mouth. To some, braces were a nightmare, but to others, the thought of those perfect pearly whites made the pain seem worthwhile. Alisa Johnson commented, " Braces were a pain! " But for those tired of being teased about buckteeth, the solution was braces. Braces were worn for all kinds of reasons and by people of every age — high school, middle school, and elementary school students, and even some teachers. In a school poll, 130 students admitted to wearing braces at one time, while 200 stu- dents presently wore them. " Getting to check out of school for an orthodontist appointment was one of the few redeeming graces of braces, " exclaimed Tom Hand. Students as well as teach- ers were excused from classes to have wires tightened, " power chains " put on, or just have their metal looked at. Most people who had worn braces would agree that the best part of wearing braces was getting them off! — Amy Barber Plasti ic Fad Gummy bracelets had made their big invasion, a complete turnaround from the twist-a-beads and jelly shoes of the previous year. Not only one bracelet was worn but they were crowded from the wrist all the way to the elbow; some students even wrapped them around their fingers. These unusual ornaments were one of the least expen- sive trends of all time. The average cost was 25 cents; this encouraged the student body to buy them. — Tereasa Anderson Keeping up with the styles, students bought gummy bracelets. They sold at nearby dime stores for 25 cents. Dress To Excess Putting the twist back into the 50 ' s, the classy styles were back again. All of a sud- den the fit of the pant became snug to the body and cropped off at the leg. Stirrup pants were also worn with a big shirt — belted at the waist — or just a regular top or sweater. The " mad for plaid " craze didn ' t last very long, but the Guess jeans and tops were here to stay. Mickey Mouse, Goofy, and Minnie be- came familiar sights on sweatshirts, T- shirts, or even that big shirt that was used for a bathing suit cover-up. Coca-Cola showed that classic taste by designing a newly updated line of their own. Brooke Shields also had her own line of apparel. Looking as if one had dug into her grandfa- ther ' s closet, students found paisley shirts, jeans, or even boxers to be very popular. Jeans were still " in, " but if they had flow- er prints, that was even better. The slim- ness of the skirt with a " kick " pleat in the back was here once again. For the fall, layering of shirts with the bottom sleeve turned up was a must. Shirts were worn loose, collars turned up, and pants ' legs were cuffed, making people wonder if they were in the 80s or the 50 ' s. — Laura McCon- nell Gold Nugget 29 a Roll Tide or War Eagle? t became known as the Iron Bowl Classic. And if you were an Alabama fan, oh, what a classic Saturday, December 1, proved to be. The 51st Iron Bowl took place at Bir- mingham ' s Legion Field and was sold out months before the game itself. For Alabama and Auburn fans, their pa- tience was tried as they had to endure two weeks of waiting. However, the partying was only one week away. There were Ala- bama and Auburn theme parties, there were bets, and there were even semi-riots concerning which team was the better of the two. In the end, it seemed as though the spectators were doing more battling than the players of each team would be doing on Saturday; and what a battle it proved to be. The last six seconds of the game deter- mined the final outcome for both teams. The tee was set in place, and Alabama ' s 3 emerged on the field. On his shoulders lay the weight of Alabama ' s victory or defeat. For the Auburn defensive line, it proved to be a do or die situation. The kicker ' s foot made contact with the ball and seconds later the field goal was ruled good. Featured as the underdogs, the Crimson Tide had come from behind in the last mo- ments of the game to win what was consid- ered as " the most important game of the year. " Bama had won 23-21 in what was called a " Football Classic. " — Sondra Callaway Smith Wins Challenger Award He won it his sophomore year. He also won it when he was a junior. And of course, he won it his senior year. It was the first time any young man ha d ever received the honor three times, but there were always first times for everything, and Keith Smith proved that so. Put on by the Baptist churches in the Pensacola and Baldwin area, the Challenger Award Banquet was held annually. The ban- quet recognized a football player from each school represented who best displayed Christian behavior on and off the field. The recipient of the Challenger Award was voted on by his fellow teammates prior to the banquet itself. For Keith, winning was quite an " honor " . He had been recog- nized for his " winning " personality and the right attitude he had carried with him both on and off the football field. — Sondra Callaway 30 Gold Nugget Super Bowl XX Hhey even had a song about it. For the past 19 years, the best of the best met in this match which not only proved to be a challenge of physical abili- ty but also one of determination aiiu nerve. It alone would determine the 1 team in pro football as millions of specta- tors watched. It was Super Bowl XX, the " big daddy of all football events. " The matchup — Chicago Bears vs. Mew England Patriots. For both teams it was their first shot ever at the Super Bowl title. They were both New Orleans bound! Tickets sold like hotcakes and if one de- cided not to attend the Sunday battle, he was offered a wide range of alternatives. He could swap his ticket for $100 all the way up to a cruise to Europe on a luxury liner. But spectators were not the only ones who benefitted from the ordeal. For the City of New Orleans, Super Bowl meant an eco- nomic boom within the area. As fans from all across the nation poured into the city, millions and millions of dollars were poured into businesses. The New Orleans ' Super Dome staged the matchup on January 26 with kickoff at 4 p.m. Pre-game lasted longer than usual, which was said to be " a spectator ' s de- light. " The starting players were intro- duced and the coin tossed as the clock ticked nearer to kickoff. The Bears started off with the ball and as the last seconds ticked away, it was evident that they would end up with it. They had grasped their first Super Bowl victory by beating the Patriots 46-10. The Bears returned to Chicago the fol- lowing morning with exactly what they had desired to return with — the game ball. Su- per Bowl rings, and their first Super Bowl Title. — Sondra Callaway Football Fever When there was a slight nip in the air and leaves were changing to their autumn colors, it could only mean one thing — football season had arrived. For football enthusiasts, it meant six months of spine tingling excitement. It was good times and bad. There were victories, but unfortunately, there were also defeats. But fans somehow managed to recover except, of course, when their teams lost. It seemed from a non-football fan ' s point of view that football fans never got their fill of the game. They could sit hours upon hours watching it — Fri- day night to Monday night and then turn around and watch re-runs from Tuesday to Thursday. Their adrenalin would begin to flow and their blood pres- sure would start to rise. At some moments, it seemed as though their heart could take no more. And football did appear to be contagious. Fans became somewhat slack with their responsibilities, and others were able to notice a slight or sometimes even a major weight loss. The value of their dollar went unnoticed and budgets became rare and some- times even extinct. For football fans, there was an electrifying air from August until January. It was six months of being pacified by hearing the crashing of helmets or experiencing that " winning sensation " when touch- downs were made. It was football fever. — Sondra Callaway All County Team Herbert Casey Scott Crosby Kerry Flowers Derrick Nicholson Matt Maurin Mike McConnell Ben Todd Scotty Glrich All Area Team Herbert Casey Scott Crosby Kerry Flowers Derrick Nicholson Matt Maurin Mike McConnell Ben Todd Gold Nugget 31 Celebrations filled the air as the American Field Service (AFS) be- gan its 25th year of service. Kicking off the year in style, AFS held a reception at the Performing Arts Center on September 26 to introduce exchange students. Host parents were later given a reception at the Gift Horse, where they presented their ex- change students and told something about their activities. In 1960, Mrs. Jerry Reed, a former ex- change student, saw a need for an ex- change program in Foley. The Foley Rotary Club was contacted and asked to sponsor this project. Dr. Norman Van Weazel was in charge of a committee to set up his pro- gram. The AFS headquarters in New York, New York was contacted and the Foley AFS Chapter was formed with the Rotary Club underwriting the $1000 a year partici- pation fee. Of the original committee formed by Dr. Van Weazel, there were still two members present: Mr. Max Griffin and Mrs. Bebe Fos- ter, who served as president for the Foley AFS Chapter. The Foley AFS Chapter celebrated its 25th year of sharing with students from all over the world. In these 25 years, 33 fam- ilies from Foley had hosted 34 students from all over the world. Foley sent its own Katie Persons to Argentina and sponsored three exchange students — Rossana Castro from Costa Rica, Sheila Dhanda from Eng- land, and Rod Vaz from Portugal. — Ros- sana Castro Controversial Affair It was a controversy which swept the nation. For many, it took actor Rock Hud- son ' s death to make them more aware of the disease and to realize the serious nature of it. The disease was Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, or, as most knew it, AIDS. It was a proven fact that between 500,000 and one million Americans had the AIDS antibodies as estimated by Centers for Disease Control (CDC). CDC also pre- dicted that between 5 and 20 percent of those people would eventually get AIDS, and nearly everyone with antibodies was considered capable of infecting others, even though they may not have had visible signs of the syndrome themselves. Scientists believed that AIDS was spread by homosexuals or heterosexoals, blood transfusions, or the sharing of needles among drug addicts. A major advancement was made in AIDS research when scientists developed a test which determined whether or not antibodies were present in an individ- ual ' s blood. The best defense against AIDS was to stop its spread. But it seemed that what- ever suggestions were made to prevent the disease ' s spread, it always resulted in some form of policital controversy, and it left citi- zens wondering if there would ever be a cure or vaccine. — Sondra Callaway 32 Gold Nugget The CJnsinkable? oo V The unsinkable sank. Seventy-three years ago, on Sunday, April 14, 1912, at 11:40 p.m., an iceberg in the North Atlantic slashed a 300-foot gash in the starboard side of the worlds largest and most luxuri- ous ocean liner. After only two hours and 40 minutes, the ship that had been classi- fied as unsinkable was completely sub- merged in the icy Atlantic waters. Then, on Sunday, September 1, 1985, at 1 a.m., a long-awaited discovery was made by seven engineers on the U.S. Navy research vessel Knorr. Four hundred miles off the coast of Newfoundland and 12,000 feet under the sea lay the Titanic. A few days after the discovery, the research teams assembled to hold a memorial service for the 1503 who died in the disaster. — Kim Smith It was just another flight. On an ordinary day after an ordinary countdown, the Space Shuttle Challenger lifted off on a rou- tine mission. But this flight was to be far from the ordinary. Only 74 seconds after liftoff on Tuesday, January 28, the shuttle, with its seven crew members, exploded in the sky eight miles out from Kennedy Space Center. The crew, including school teacher Christa McAuliffe, died in the ex- plosion. Flags at Cape Canaveral and across the country were lowered to half staff. Presi- dent Ronald Reagan postponed his annual State of the Union Address. Family mem- bers of the crew and school children who had gone to the launch site to witness the shuttle ' s liftoff left in stunned silence. Attempting to console the school chil- dren who had turned out because a teacher was aboard, President Reagan said, " 1 know it ' s hard to understand, but sometimes painful things like this happen . . . It ' s all a part of the process of exploration and dis- covery. " — Kim Smith Gold Nugget 33 Just below the surface Underneath lies the heartbeat of a less than perfect world Terrorists flooded runways in tiie Middle East and held hun- dreds hostage in a united effort to bring worldwide attention to their cause. From the Palestin- ian hijacking of TWA Flight 847 in June to the November hijack- ing of an Egyptian airliner, ter- rorists, trained and harbored by Omar Khadafy in Libya, endan- gered overseas travel and caused the temporary closings of several airports. The hazards of air travel mul- tiplied with the phenomenal number of air crashes. A mili- tary transport carrying 248 American Gl ' s home for Christ- mas crashed off the coast of Newfoundland, leaving no sur- vivors. Five hundred twenty died in the mountain crash of a Japan airliner. On December 31, a plane carrying singer Rick Nelson and his band from Ala- bama to Dallas, Texas, caught fire and crashed, killing all pas- sengers. The year ' s crashes left 2000 dead. Natural disasters encom- passed landmasses worldwide in an unexpected series of earthquakes, volcanoes, and hurricanes. Burying thousands alive under rubble and debris, a Mexico City earthquake left 5000 dead and 150,000 home- less. Six hurricanes ravaged the coastal Onited States, causing $5 billion in damage and 36 deaths. Then, in November, ashes and lava cascaded down the Andes, leaving over 20,000 dead or missing in its wake. In the world of medicine, doc- tors and researchers made breakthroughs in their quest for improved health. William Shroeder continued to live after an artificial heart transplant, while President Ronald Reagan successfully underwent sur- gery for colon cancer. The medical community continued to be baffled, however, over the spreading Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) epidemic. Claiming 14,000 lives during ' the year, the disease achieved its highest level of publicity with the death of its most famous victim, movie star Rock Hudson. Overseas, political unrest es- calated and hunger abated somewhat among the turbu- lence in Africa. As the struggle over apartheid intensified, over 900 blacks died violently in pro- test of their country ' s racial policies. South African Bishop Desmond Tutu won the Nobel Peace Prize while trying to alle- viate the plight of blacks in his country. While the conflict over apartheid continued, thousands of famine victims in Ethiopia re- ceived lifesaving nourishment through the combined efforts of 45 of America ' s top recording stars. The result of the collabo- ration was the hit single " We Are the World, " which was re- leased in January of ' 85. When the group donated all proceeds to the starving in Africa, singers worldwide jumped onto the charity bandwagon. As a result, the July Live Aid concert bridged the Atlantic to provide 16 hours of nonstop rock that netted $70.5 million for the hungry in the desolated country of Ethiopia. Politics bridged the Atlantic also as the summit meeting be- tween President Reagan and So- viet leader Gorbachev brought new hope to Russian-American relations. Domestically, the deficit in the CIS budget soared, Congress wrestled with imports and tax revision, and an espio- nage ring involving an ex-Navy communications specialist was uncovered. Amid worldwide and domes- tic turmoil, sports brought relief and entertainment to millions. Twenty-two-year-old William " The Refrigerator " Perry stormed onto the sports scene as a defensive tackle for the Chi- cago Bears. With a 22-inch neck, a 48-inch waist, and 34- inch thighs, the 308-pound rookie was the undisputed hea- viest man in National Football League (NFL) history. Statewide, bragging rights were put on the line once again in the annual Iron Bowl Classic. Be- hind 22-23 with only six sec- onds left to play, the Alabama Crimson Tide put their fate in the hands (or feet) of junior kick- er Van Tiffin. Under intense pressure from Auburn defend- ers, Tiffin booted the ball straight through the uprights to give the Tide a 25-23 victory. At the end of the regular season, Auburn tailback Bo Jackson was awarded the Heisman Tro- phy at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York City. Making a first in a sport re- quiring height and agility, six- foot Lynette " Leaping Lizard " Woodard became the first fe- male Harlem Globetrotter in the team ' s 60-year history. In baseball, milestones were also reached. Another record breaker, 20-year-old Dwight Gooden became the youngest player ever to win the Cy Young award. But overshadowing all these landmark accomplish- ments, " Sports Illustrated " dis- covered baseball phenomenon Sidd Finch, who learned to throw 168 mph fast balls in Ti- bet. Mouths agape, sports en- thusiasts spread the news about this super-natural pitcher across the country. It was al- most too good to be true. As a matter of fact, it was too good to be true. The magazine ' s ' 85 April Fool ' s article on the newest sports sensation had millions believing in a pitcher who was nonexistent. Another form of media, tele- vision, saw the comeback of family oriented entertainment. The number one and two shows in the ratings, " The Cosby Show " and " Family Ties, " cen- tered around the relations with- in the family unit. " Miami Vice, " with its hit soundtrack, glamorous beach setting, and hot co-stars enthralled televi- sion viewers on Friday nights at 9 p.m. The shows soundtrack rocketed through the charts and reached music ' s number one position. Music and movies joined forces to provide two-way blockbusters. The year ' s top box office smash, " Beverly Hills Cop, " featured Eddie Mur- phy as sly law enforcer Axel Fo- ley, while two of the movie ' s songs, " Axel F " and " Neutron Dance, " bolted into the pop charts. Riding high on his movie success, Murphy debuted as a singer. The year ' s second hot- test motion picture, " Back to the Future, " also produced its share of popular songs. Huey Lewis ' s " Back in Time " and " Power of Love " from the mov- ie ' s soundtrack had movie mu- sic fans humming along. Counterbalancing each oth- er, the year ' s major news items were speckled with natural di- sasters, recordbreakers, terror- ists, and peacemakers. Sports, television, and movies provided a needed diversion from the death and destruction that was always just below the surface. 34 News Into The Facts Scanning an article on the Phillipine elections, Chris Bogg s scopes the world- wide scene. Mews on even an interna- tional level drew the attention of stu- dents. T Coastal Crasher Transplanted from water to land, Henry Garner ' s pier finds a new home thanks to Hurricane Elena. Crashing into the coast on September 1, Elena caused an estimated $25 million in dam- age to beachfront property and busi- ness. Taking A Breather Relaxed moments are few for Au- burn ' s Bo Jackson at the Senior Bowl in Mobile. Jackson was selected the Heis- man Trophy winner at the end of the regular season. w News 35 Dressed To Excess Checking their look in the mirror, Jennifer Cummins and Tereasa Ander- son make sure every hair is in place. Some of the more modern dances de- stroyed the look that students had spent hours perfecting. Thirst Quenchers Exiting the dance floor, students take a break to quench their thirsts. Dancing in a gym with no air conditioning made students extra thirsty. 36 Middle School Prom Bare feet do not dampen an elegant nnood. Students keep the tennpo high despite their lacl of shoes. Recognized for their achievennents, select students line up to receive their certificates. Twenty-six students were honored at the prom. Newly crowned royalty Wyndi Pinck- ney and Mark Messick boast sashes proclaiming their titles. Mark and Wendi were chosen by eighth grade teachers after tjeing nominated by stu- dent council officers. Extravagant Decor Balloons and streamers flow frc above as student council members, with the help of Linda Lucassen. spruce up the gym for the night ' s events. The decorations, which took approximately Five hours to put up, came down within the first hour of the dance. Frenzy strikes Middle school students prepare for their first prom It was the day before one of the most exciting events sixth to eighth grade students would ever experience. An unheard of frenzy surrounded the middle school. For teachers, the com- motion evoked memories of for- mer high school days. Weeks before, young ladies could be seen buying jewelry and other accessories to match their dresses, while young men could be observed choosing just the right corsages for their dates. What could have been important enough to cause such a bustle at the middle school? The event, which was held on April 1 1 , was the middle school prom. Amid the red, blue, and yel- low balloons and streamers put up by the middle school student council, 26 eighth graders stepped forward to receive cer- tificates of recognition on the night of the prom. The stu- dents, who were recognized for their achievements in varying areas, were nominated by the officers of the student council for king and queen and were voted on by eighth grade teach- ers. As a result, Mark Messick was crowned prom king and Wyndi Pinckney was crowned queen. Although the dress code for the prom was semi-formal, most students came decked out in their formal gowns and tux- edos. Not only splurging on at- tire, students forked out more money for pictures and tickets. Pictures were made by Olan Mills for SU a package, and tickets, which sold for $4 single and $5 a couple, netted over $700 for the student council. Living up to their theme " Par- ty All the Time, " the more than 250 sixth, seventh, and eighth graders in attendance stepped over and danced on the stream- ers and balloons that had been torn down within the first hour of the dance. Music provided by the Hound Dog from WABB kept students rocking from 7-1 1 p.m. By the time the night was over, students felt they had tast- ed a little sample of high school life. Middle School Prom 37 Musical Chances Making the rounds, Shelley Leonard sells a stereo raffle ticket to Louise Zan- der at Robert Thompson ' s Menswear. Raising S600.02, Shelley ' s homeroom placed first in the contest. Swinging In Time Bodies in motion, Ashley Arant and John Helms keep time to the beat. C.J. the DJ provided music for the Miss Blue and Gold dance from 7-11 p.m. Sexy Legs Knees bared, Mrs. Sandra Stewart struts in front of students during the sexy legs contest sponsored by Miss Deborah Lundberg ' s homeroom. Teach- ers a nd students alike tossed pride aside while raking in the dough. 38 Miss Blue and Gold The purpose: To raise money for the Miss Blue and Gold con- test. The time limit; Two weeks. How: Any way one could. Catching the spirit of the con- test, students from grades six through twelve came up with creative ways to rake in the money. Beginning on Friday, Janu- ary 31, students held car wash- es; sold doughnuts; raffled jam boxes, color televisions, and shotguns; and sold candy- grams. At the middle school, students took fundraising a step further. Holding a sexy legs contest, a Hawaiian contest, a Money Go for it Mr. Muscle competition, and a nerd contest, seventh and eighth graders charged admis- sion for viewing the events which took place at 7:45 a.m. When the night of the Miss Blue and Gold dance finally ar- rived on February 14, students filed into the gym to discover the winner of the contest. After dancing to tunes played by CJ the DJ for two hours, students gathered around to hear the re- sults of the contest. Taking in $600.62, Shelley Leonard captrued the first place trophy and a $30 prize for Mrs. Trixie Phillips ' eighth grade homeroom. Allison Gates, who raised $290.77, won the $25 prize for Mrs. Peggy Ratcliff ' s homeroom when she was named first runner-up. Mrs. Lynda Walden ' s seventh grade homeroom contestant Lezley Everage collected $248.00 to win second runner-up and gar- nish $15 for her homeroom. Al- together, the 30 contestants raised $2,621.90. while dance goers helped the yearbook staff raise $ 1 ,037. 1 6 simply by show- ing up. Combining ingenuity with ex- pert selling skills, students raised money while using imagi- nation to do it. In The Money Thirty dollars richer, Mrs. Trixie Phil- lips ' homeroom gathers together after winning the Miss Blue and Gold contest. With the money they won. the class traveled to the Foley Twin Cinema to see " Pretty In Pink. " Top Ten — Front: Lezley Everage (sec- ond runner-up). Shelley Leonard (Miss Blue and Gold). Allison Gates (first run- ner-up). Back: Crystal Goodwin. Mary- Ion Hand. Paige Watler, Kim Merchant. Ladonya Riddle. Tyron Richardson. Miss Blue and Gold 39 Innovations A traditional event gets a new look Controversy surrounded the beauty pageant as the event ex- perienced major renovations at the hands of the Interact Club. Changing the number of contes- tants from 18 to 24, the club also excluded tenth and elev- enth graders for the first time. Also a new addition, the club included a Miss Congeniality category with the traditional beauty and popularity categor- ies. Another innovation of the pageant was the addition of " lit- tle sisters. " Each contestant chose a girl from the ninth, tenth, or eleventh grade to be responsible for bringing refresh- ments and serving during inter- mission. After the decision to change the format of the pageant had been made, voting for pageant contestants took place on Janu- ary 29. When the announce- ment of contestants had been made on January 30, a flurry of preparations began. Almost im- mediately, the girls chose their escorts and little sisters. The day of the pageant drew closer and on March 8, plans were finalized. The day all had been anticipating had arrived, and " pre-pageant jitters " gripped contestants as well as escorts and nervous family members. Arriving at the Civic Center at 5:30 p.m., contestants and escorts posed for pictures while little sisters brought in refresh- ments, took up tickets, and handed out programs. The lights dimmed as Colonel Walter Petrie began to intro- duce the contestants. One at a time the first 12 contestants walked down the aisle and were met by their escorts as Lena Crawley and Ms. Jo Solorzano played their chosen songs. After the first group of 12 girls had taken the stage, the curtain was drawn and the stage cleared. Then the second group of 12 girls entered. The curtain was drawn, all 24 contestants and their escorts stood on stage together as the curtains re- opened, then the judges gath- ered in an adjoining room to make their decision as pageant members and the audience re- laxed during intermission. After a 20-minute discussion, the judges reappeared, the contes- tants and their escorts took the stage one last time, and Colonel Petrie announced the results. With emotions back to nor- mal and tear-stained makeup touched up, contestants, es- corts, little sisters, and their dates went to Bear Point Marina to relax while eating prime rib or a seafood platter. The day they had been building up to for weeks was finally history. Little sisters, Kristen Pearcy, Meredith Walsh, and Terry Schmitt prepare to serve drinks during intermission. Awaiting the start of the show, escorts mingle backstage trying to get rid of some nervousness. Carefully scoring each girl, the judges have the job of choosing one alternate and one beauty queen. Ready for their debut, Kristi Kittrell, Stephanie McOill, Lisa Mikkelsen, and Tammy Montgomery wait to enter. 40 Beauty Pageant The Final Moment Just hearing her new title, beauty queen. Suzanne Adams is crowned and congratulated by Karen Bolder, former queen. Contestants were ju dged in six categories. Hairspray Heaven Excitement Builds Going over everything step by step, contestants and escorts gather at the Civic Center on Friday. March 7 for practice. Although there was only one practice, everything seemed to go smoothly Queens — Mary Popp (Alternate Popu- larity). Lisa Mikkelsen (Popularity). Su- zanne Adams (Beauty). Danielle Jones (Alternate Beauty). Lonna Herro (Miss Congeniality). Beauty Pageant Contestants — Front: Rickey Pigott. Michelle Schu macher. Cindy Hughes. Kristi Kittrell Pam Houser Row 2: Suzanne Adams Micole Thompson, Tammy Montgom ery. Tammy Gibson. Leah Goforth Christy Mullis. Stephanie McGill. Son dra Callaway. Back: Danielle Jones, Suzy Joffrion. Dina Watley. Lisa Mikkel sen. Rosanna Castro. Stephanie Brice, Mary Popp. Pam Prim. Listening for her cue, Tammy Gibson goes over everything she has to do be- fore taking her first step. Tensions eased. Rossana Castro, escort- Ready for a break. Jill Bain and escort ed by Mike McConnell, makes her final Keith Smith exit the stage before inter- exit, mission. Caught in hugs and embraces, former and newly crowned winners display ex- citement over the results. Beauty Pageant 41 Living it up On prom night students splurge to make the night extra special At 11:30 p.m. on the night of May 3, the garters came off. Having been given garters upon entering the gym, the 75 girls present formed a circle facing in and slipped their garters down their legs while their dates were in a circle around them facing the other direction. When the girls had slipped their garters off, they placed them on their dates ' arms in an innova- tive garter ceremony. Before the ceremony, at 10:30 p.m., prom king and queen had been crowned. Kerry Flowers and Ronda Riebe be- came prom royalty and danced the first dance after their coro- nation. Picture taking started at 9 p.m. Students forked out $11 for pictures. Several days be- fore the prom, many students had spent $5 on prom glasses, $3 on keychains, and, for the guys, $52 for tux rental. Stu- dents who had been early enough to buy their tickets be- fore Christmas had spent $12 for a single ticket and $20 for a pair. Those who had procrasti- nated until after Christmas had been forced to pay $17 single and $30 for two tickets. Dancing to music played by the Pilots, students enjoyed the civic center facilities and the decorations put up by a com- mittee headed by Ms. Jo Solor- zano. Before the prom, some students went to restaurants such as Perdido Pass, Yamah- to ' s, and the Wash House. After the prom, they went to the var- ious breakfasts in the area. Get- ting home as late (or early) as 3 or 4 a.m., students spent most of the rest of the day recover- ing. Small Souvenir On the dance floor, Lisa Mikkelsen tags Mark Weir witin Iner garter. Couples paid $20 to $30 to attend. Eyes glued on his date, Jamie Paul watches Julie Kaiser ' s every move. Time spent at their table gave students a chance to rest and talk with their dates. 42 Prom Donning the signs of royalty. Ronda Riebe and Kerry Flowers are named prom king and queen. Ronda and Kerry were selected by a vote of the senior class Purchasing a boutonniere for her date. Niko Cuellar forks out $3.70. Al- though the guys carried most of the fi- nancial burden for the prom, girls en- countered a few expenses of their own. Time for Seniors Lead-outs pair Rudy Cruz with Liza Resmondo on prom night. Junior class president Russ Moore emceed the lead- outs. Prom 43 44 People Division DOING Class Flower Yellow Rose Class Colors Midnight Blue and Gold Class Song In The Air Tonight Class Motto Never regret the things you have done, only regret the things you have not tried. U J JL r •: -Ff kl u._ With the temperature edging toward 90, AliSfflMBBH fiSiiSfl Ll Sdf|P 212 members of the senior class gather K 3HMW Htall H I B P BDh SS SSI IFIS hP I!9iC ViB bEm ' in their caps and gowns to have their iff ' ' SC WH| ii L ! K B jQ B M r L ' - ' V nSV iHI f T ' group picture made. By 3 o ' clock for- f p ' iMBAMi ' laMtiiM H w ij jf j bAmIiHI ik Mu i w«iA Bdi Hfil h( mal way to their customary HMH HilBl Hlni ■■i H B I H DSfl l Bm shorts and shirts. ' ' ' 3| Cv ' ] | 2oJ VK!T IB " KBUUifH iU RIOmMK s TOP TEN CLASS OFFICERS 1. Dina Watley (valedictorian) 2. Paul Doughty (salutatorian) President Kerry Flowers 3. Cheryl Russell Vice President Stephanie Brice 4. Kerry Flowers 5. Trae Ward 6. Keith Smith 7. Larry Eberly 8. Rickey Pigott Teresa Dean Maria Hollingsworth Qina Long Matt Maurin 9. Michele Hand Pam Prim 10. Judy Wilde Nina Berg (honored) Cheryl Russell Brian Schell Teacher of the Year Joby Smith Olen Fuller Secretary Dina Watley Mary Popp Treasurer Michelle Schumacher Foreign Exchange Students Sheila Dhanda Benedict Franklinson Mette Rosing Rod Vaz Nina Berg Christina Sillanpaa Mari Lehtonen Sabena Weiermann Sponsors Tammy Catlin Jean Killian Edith Lloyd Walter Lowery Buddy Wallace Gwen McFerrin Clarence Bauer JaNay Dawson Jerry Pugh Pat Andersen -J 46 Senior Stats GRADOATIOM AWARDS STATEWIDE RECOGNITIOM Boys ' Stale Girls ' Stale CIVIC AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION AWARDS Performing Arts Awards; Art Drama Vocal Instrumental DAR Cood Citizenship Award Outstanding AFJROTC Senior Cadet DAR National Award ATHLETIC AWARDS Football Baseball..... Volleyball. .. Tennis ..Keith Smith Wll Tuggle Trae Ward ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Outstanding Thespian , Outstanding Art Students Outstanding Band Member...., VOCATIONAL AWARDS Horticulture.... Mechanics , ACADEMIC AWARDS Spanish Journalism English Chemistry Mathematics American History Computer Science Programming SPECIAL AWARDS Perfect Attendance EXCELLENCE IN EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES- SERVICE TO THEIR HIGH SCHOOL ...Suste Wilson (4) Paul Doughty (2) Mary Catherine Fullbright Award.. Sctilt Crosby Kerry Flowers Todd Konlar Cheryl Russell Shelley Madden Audrey Bates Kim Gebhart Tim NoTfts ......» Danielle Jor ea ...» Keith Smith Klmberly Smith Kathleen Stuckl Kerry Rowers Scott Crosby John Autrey Peyton Peek Trae Ward Jill Bain Lisa Resmondo , Mike McConnell ......Lisa Resmondo Suzanne Adams Dan Bauer Paul Doughty Suzanne Adams Lonna Herronen Suiy Joffnon Mary Popp Michelle Schumacher Donna Wade Rickey Pigolt Eddie Paul Wade Stroud Scott Crosby Lisa Resmondo Cheryl Russell Keith Smith Lydia Galgnard Sherry Andrews Audrey Bates Dana Cleverdon Earl Prochazka William Schneider Geoggrey Schaff Charlotte Mickles Cindy Hughes Wendy Howard Paul Doughty Cheryl Russell Scott Crosby Dina Watley Rickey PIgott Paul Doughty Sondra Callaway Kerry Flowers Trae Ward Paul Doughty Trae Ward Paul Doughty Trae Ward Paul Doughty Trae Ward Paul Doughty Keith Smith (5) Angela Montgomery (3) Dina Watley Kerry Flowers Wil Tuggle Maria Hollingsworth Sondra Callaway Keith Smith Baccalaureate Sunday. June 1. 7 p.m. First Baptist Church. Foley Awards Might Monday. June 2. 7 p.nn. Foley Civic Center Commencement Thursday. June 5. 7:30 p.m. High School Stadium Senior Stats 47 Life At The Top SEMIOR. The meaning of this word was as varied as 185 individuals. When asked their favorite part of being a senior, some responses were eye-catching. " 1 like being a senior because all my life I looked up to the ' big bad seniors. ' Now, 1 am one. Seniors have omnipotent power over all freshmen, sophomores, and ju- niors. Live on class of ' 86! " Wil Tuggle " All the memories and excitement I have captured. It will mean freedom after gradu- ation but sadness because of all the friends and memories we have left behind. These are the best of times. " Michele Allen " I like being on ' top ' for a year and doing all the crazy traditions that I have looked forward to for four years. " Tanna Verner " The thing I like most about being a sen- ior is the feeling of independence. Along with independence comes maturity, pa- tience, and effort. Those are a few of the qualities I feel I have and what every senior should have by the time of graduation. Be- ing a senior is just great! " Pam Prim " Being able to look down on everyone else because we are the oldest and smartest people in school. " Robbie Pennington " The thing I like most about being a sen- ior is the fact that nobody messes with you and a lot more people say ' hi ' to you. " Chris Gibson " It means that it is our last year at school, and we want it to be our best. " Shel- ly Madden " The very best part of being a senior is that we get to leave at the end of this year and we don ' t have to come back next year. " Dana Cleverdon " The satisfaction of knowing this is our last year in high school and we ' ve had some great times together as seniors! " Rickey Pi- gott " I like the fact that I can look back on my years as a child and really look at what education has done for me. It has given me the mind to look forward to the future and make plans that can make me and my fam- ily proud. It also gives you a reason to be looked up to as being one of the many to graduate. Being a senior and graduating is one of the proudest feelings a person can have and having that feeling is the pride of ■86. " Wanda Williams 11 i mii ii iann i iri i|i iiiiiii»i»im|lp«iB| Seniors concerned about student government par- ticipate in class elections. Qina Long gives hei campaign speech for senior class president. 48 Senior Thoughts Support is always shown by seniors during the foot- ball season. Lydia Gaignard does her pait for the senior class by giving a little extra cheer to beat the Robertsdale Bears. Posing for portraits is one of the first senior chores, Mary Trotter for the best pose with a little help from an Olan Mills representative. Even though frowned on by principals and teachers. seniors enjoy showing their school spirit in new and unusual ways. The tree located near the senior wall is an unsuspecting victim of foott}all spirit. Showing support for the blood drive. Carolyn Knight answers routine questions while Mike McConnell takes down necessary information. Supplying more blood than ever before, over 80 seniors showed up to donate. Senior Thoughts 49 Suzanne Adams Kim Allen Michele Allen Ramiad Allen Jeana Anderson Sherry Andrews Hese Angltn John Autrey Kristal Bailey Jill Bain Kirk Barnes Darron Barnett Prlscilla Bamett Mina Berg Chad Blackwell Ira Bodlford Cynthia Bolson Mark Bolton Delia Boomer Stephanie Bnce Kim Brown Susan Bryant Charlie Bush Sondra Callaway John Cannon Carolyn Carver Tammy Carver Burnadette Carvin Todd Cas3ebaum Rossana Castro Eric Chapman Dana Cleverdon Dianna Coesens Ben Cox Steve Crelghton Sc. Stephen Crossland Teresa Dean Sheila Dhanda Paul Doughty James Dupree Tom Early Lorry Eberty Roy Evans Barry Ewing Sean Feely Kerry Flowers Greg Frank Robin Gabriel 50 Seniors Check That Calender August 1 — I finally had my senior por- traits taken. For the first time, I really began feeling like a senior. August 26 — Registered for school today. I also paid for a locker, bought a vocab. book, and picked up my yearbook! September 5 — The first day of school. We were supposed to start the third, but thanks to Elena we had a few extra days. November 14 — There was a blood drive today and more seniors gave this year than every and, I ' m proud to say, I was one of them. December 10 — The Balfour representa- tives came and we ordered graduation stuff — class keys, memory books, invita- tions, thank-you notes, etc. We were also measured for caps and gowns. January 17 — First Semester exams were finally over! One semester down and one to go. January 24 — Senior skip day! Few sen- iors were present at school. Those who went to the beach got into a " little trou- ble " — with the police. March 8 — Beauty pageant contestants were only seniors this year! Breaking with tradition caused quite a stir. April 21-25 — Had a lot of fun during spring break. The senior class practically lived at the beach. May 3 — Whata night! Limos, tuxs, and for- mals! Prom proved expensive but worth it. June 5 — Graduation, is it really here? No matter what the seniors might say, we real- ly will miss FHS. Memories of school life are saved in senior memory txx ks. Kim Monk signs a friend ' s book lo insure tfiat she is not forgotten. Counselors come to the aid of students needing information. Mr. Edsel Anderson instructs Mi- chele Allen in filling out her ACT form properly. Seniors 5 1 Narrowing The Field Did you ever notice how the boy who sat across from you in English was always cracking jokes and making people laugh? ... or how that girl In your P.E. class was always first choice when picking teams? ... or how the boy who had a locker next to yours was always dressed exceptionally well? Recognizing one boy and one girl who stood out in areas such as school spirit, talent, or dependability was the purpose be- hind Who ' s Who. Finalists were chosen for 14 different categories. Students were asked to choose the girl and guy who fit each category best. Donna Wade remarked, " I voted for Patrick Wilson for wittiest because even in his greatest times of despair, he would inevita- bly crack a joke. " " I voted for Cheryl Rus- sell for best all around because she is an all around good person! " commented Lisa Res- mondo. Dana Cleverdon added, " 1 voted for Paul Doughty because I ' ve never seen any- one make so many hundreds in all my life. " Wanda Williams declared, " I voted for John Autrey because he ' s a very nice dude and neatly dressed — the most athletic to me. " Michele Hand stated, " I voted for Joby Smith for the most talented boy because he is extremely good at playing the trom- bone. " Tammy Montgomery said, " I voted for Lydia Qaignard because she has got a killer school spirit!! " Larry Eberly re- marked, " I voted for Paul Doughty because he ' s a brilliant surfer. " Susan Nemer ended, " 1 voted for Michele Hand because she is a geek. She ' s the only person who likes Miss Lloyd ' s English class. " No matter what the reason, each per son had a special quality or many special quali- ties worth recognition. A senior class vote narrowing the field resulted in the final se- lection of Who ' s Who. Best Personality Stoney Hall — Lisa Mikkelsen nost Intellectual Trae Ward — Cheryl Russell Most Courteous Lonna Herronen — Ricky Jensen Most School Spirited Andy Hewett — Lydia Gaignard Most Involved In School Activities Stephanie Brice — Kerry Flowers Most Likely To Succeed Dina Watiey — Paul Doughty Expert Flirt Sean Feely — Tanna Verner Most Talented Wil Tuggle — Danielle Jones Most Dependable Keith Smith — Mary Popp Most Witty Gina Long — Dan Bauer Best All Around Rod Vaz- — Suzanne Adams Best Dressed John Autrey — Cindy Hughes Most Athletic Peyton Peek — Roy Evans Most Literary Todd Koniar — Michele Hand 52 Who ' s Who Inspecting her design. Suzanne Adams paints a flag tor the AFS entry in the Christmas parade. Voted best all around. Suzanne was a first year cheerleader and co-captain of the varsity squad. Fashionable clothes win Cindy Hughes the title of best dressed. Cindy shows her involvement in student government by pinning a campaign sticker on Cynthia Bolson. Who ' s Who 53 Dreaded Tests Lydia Gaignard Sabrina Gardner Kim Gebhart Rhonda Geiger Curtis Germany Chris Gibson Michael Hand Mlchele Hand Tim Hattamer Karen Heam Lonna Herronen Andy Hewett Sonya Hicks Elizabeth Hinote Angela HInson Maria Hollingsworth Sandy Holman Pam Houser Pressure mounted. The future depended on approximately four hours. The days drew nearer. Twelve years of education was con- densed into a booklet not half as thick as a magazine. However, to be accepted into col- lege, seniors had to first tackle those " dreaded " entrance exams. The most common of the exams was the American College Testing or most knew it as, the ACT. Preparations for the test took various forms. " I tried to get a good night ' s sleep, " said Ricky Jensen. Others tried to refresh their memories by studying. " Even though there was no way to go over every- thing on the test, I tried to prepare as best as I could, " commented Wil Tuggle. Stomachs churned, palms were sweaty, and fingers cramped as students sat through the four hours it took to complete the ACT. " It was a relief to get it over, but waiting for my score was almost just as bad, " commented Stephanie Brice. When scores came in, it was evident that some seniors were disappointed. " I didn ' t do as well as I wanted to, so I decided to take the ACT over again, and I did a lot better, " said Qina Long. Some students looked at the ACT as the last obstacle standing between them and college. As Christy Mullis said, " I was glad to have the ACT out of the way because I could spend my time thinking about colleges and my futures. " Despite the pressure of taking the ACT or other college exams, students made the necessary preparations. They met the chal- lenge head on and hurdled the last obstacle. Cramming for the last time before taking the ACT, Rickey Pigott gets in last minute studying. Assess- ment booklets were filled with helpful hints and sug- gestions. Fast food locations became crowded after students had completed the four hour testing period. Rhonda Geiger and Tammy Montgomery renourish their bodies at Hardee ' s. Rob Howard Wendy Howwd Knih HubUid Cindy HuglKS Kenneth Jamei Ricky Jensen Suzette Joffrlon Danielle Jones William Jones Chris Katscr Kenny Kalsef Kevin Kelmer Fred Kendrtck KilsU Kiniell Caroline Knight Tim Knight Todd Konlar Mary Lehloncn HIH OtnaLong MIchdIe Madden fr n Terry Mann Wayne M»inlch Matt Maurm cm Mike McConneH V M K- Seniors 55 Half-n- Half Trade school was not only a beneficial educational opportunity, but it also held benefits for the students on a personal lev- el. Besides their friends at Foley, most trade school students had friends from Fairhope and Robertsdale. " I get to meet people that are so different from my Foley friends, " said Gail Watson. Seniors who went to trade school spent three hours of the morning at Robertsdale and then the rest of the day at Foley. " Fit- ting into two different schools isn ' t as hard as you might think. The only important thing we miss by going to trade school is the pep rallies at break, " commented Jill Bain. A few students went to trade school be- cause they thought it was an easy way out. " Trade school is three easy credits for me, " said welding student Keith Hubbard. How- ever, most of the students enjoyed trade school and planned on using what they learned in later educational plans. " I enjoy trade school because I plan on going into some field of work that deals with electron- ics, " said John McQhee. Because of the three hours spent in one class, the teachers at trade school had more time to spend with each student. This, in turn, brought out the best in the students. " The teachers treat us like adults, and because of it we try to act like adults and do our best, " said Sandy Holman. Trade school classes have hands on experience ev- eryday. Keith Hubbard uses welding tools to cut out letters for a sign. 56 Trade School Seniors Showing support for the trade school. Ford Motor Company donates a truck to the mechanics class. David Wheaton tinkers with the engine trying to solve a mechanical problem. espite the new technology all around, students still need the old skill of typing. Judy Wilde types in information for a computer exercise. Even though computers are used in business classes, mistakes are not uncommon. Rosalind Shoots proofreads material that came from a comput- er printout. M asonry class teaches students to be observant of measures and carefully sets bricks to form a straight line. Trade School Seniors 57 Junk Mail Tons of college pamphlets and letters telling of educational opportunities passed through the United States Post Offices. These letters and pamphlets made their way in droves to the homes of seniors. " The pile of mail in my room was alive because it kept growing, " said Angle Montgomery. Letters from schools that students had nev- er heard of in places they never knew exist- ed made up a large portion of the mail. These piles of junk mail contained prom- ises of instant placement in field of work chosen and large starting salaries. Most of the letters stated that an education at this school couldn ' t be surpassed by an educa- tion anywhere else. Flooding senior ' s desks, " junk " mail and " good " nnail finds its way to students liomes. While even some letters came from unknown schools, some of- fered worthwhile information. Student mail multiplies during the senior year. Pam Prim opens a letter from yet another col- lege interested in having her attend. The pile of mail received by seniors did contain some worthwhile information. Pamphlets from the Armed Forces told of money that could be saved for education after enlistment. To add a more personal touch, the University of South Alabama sent holiday greeting cards. Colleges sent pamphlets listing the courses offered, tu- ition fee, dorm fee, and meal fee — all the information needed to decide on which col- lege to attend. Whether, " good " mail or " junk " mail, the piles continued to grow until the time came for the next senior class to receive their share of information. 58 Phltllp McFtfrin John McCihee Stephanie McOII Um MkkkdMn Dwayne Miller Kim nonk Anuria Montgomery Tammy Montgomery Gary Moore Christy MuHla Doug Munger Eddie Ndion Suian liemer Tammy Nichola Charleen Morrli Timothy ISorrlt QallOdom Marilyn ParT ell Edward Paul Peyton Peek Dtans Petrotta Katie Pertoru Rcnee Peterson Sonny Pet way Zan Pierce Rickey Pigott Tracy Pllts Kenneth Powell F omela PHm Cathy Quails Tommy Rachel Mike Ree April Reavis Uu Reamondo Ronda Rlebe OavM Roberts Eric Rogers Bill Rowell Carol Ruegg Cheryl Russell Bart Sahr Alfredo SaUlvai Caroline Sanchei Ddvki Santa Cruz OeoHSchaff Bryan Schell Mkhelh. Srhumacher Dsvkl Sharpe RoMllrtd Shoota Seniors 59 People Of Preference Seated at the desk with pencil in hand, students hesitated to write their choices down. It was the final decision, and once it was made there was no turing back. Sen- iors seen in this state were faced with the assignment of choosing their favorite sen- ior personalities. Stomachs turned and faces changed temperatures as choices for favorites were called out during morning announcements. It was an ego booster to some, but to others it was just simple shock. Five boys and five girls were chosen by their classmates and singled out from all the others as being the most " popular " stu- dents in the senior class. Some were chosen simply for their good looks — others ex- celled in certain categories. Although a few had just recently moved into the area, most were familiar faces around campus. They had been involved in school activities, ath- letics, and social gatherings with other stu- dents for years. In spite of tough competition and close results, the favorites were decided upon and most of the seniors were satisfied. These students proved to be leaders on campus and showed their winning qualities throughout their senior year. Memory books were a good place to write final " good-bye ' s " and wishes for the future. Dina Watley takes time to write a special farewell in a friend ' s book. Most students reach a certain level of maturity by their senior year. Paul Doughty lets a little " kid " show at the Hackey Contest. 60 Senior Favorites MAf! ' IN xati.-uj: Class favorites were members of many clubs and organizations. Kerry Flowers listens to Mrs. Pam Hand as she goes over the Mu Alpha Theta meetings agenda. Key Club Sweetheart Leah Goforth shows her Christmas spirit by dressing up like an angel. The Christmas parade encouraged many students to dream up unusual themes for their floats. rm Senior Favorites 61 Cindy Shumate Christina Sillanpaa Greg Sims Richard Stay Jamie Smith Joby Smith Keith Smith Kim Smith Cindy Stalmpel Michelle Stanford Rick Stitt Michael Stockweli Wade Stroud Kathleen Stuck! Kim Taylor Stan Teague Michole Thompson Kim Tinney Lisa Totsch Leonard Travis Robert Trimble Deborah Trotter Wll Tuggle Willie Turner The Beginning Of The End Graduation for most seniors meant the closing of one door, but the opening of an- other. Whether going to college or heading out into the work force, each senior was entering a new beginning in life. Summing up the feelings of most, Cheryl Russell said, " I feel sad about leaving be- hind my high school years, but I have memories that will stay with me forever. " No senior could forget the water fights dur- ing break and lunch, the heated discussions on economics in Mr. Tommy Catlin ' s class, those " interesting " novels that had to be read in English, or the race to finish and hand in term papers on time. New responsibilities had to be faced; for instance, packing up for college while par- ents dreaded the approaching move. " My mother acts as if I was going to the darkest of Africa, never to return, " said Dina Wat- ley. Even though high school was ending, seniors were looking forward to their fu- ture. " I do feel sad about leaving high school, but the thought of college and all the good times I ' ll have there makes the nostalgia of high school easier to bear, " said Wade Stroud. 62 Seniors Sabine Wd«imann Chilsul Welch Hike Wllllsmt Wanda Wllllami Lawrence WlUon SutleWUion Roben Wood SiKiry Wright Old notebooks, books, paper, and just plain junk filled the lockers of many seniors. Pann Houser completes the daring task of cleaning out her locker for the last time in her high school career. D ecisions had to be made as the end of the year approached. Jimmy Stiles reads information from various colleges as he tries to make a choice. Seniors 63 Meme Adams Pam Amos J.R. Andersen Wheathers Andreasen Felicia Andrews Drew Bailey Trula Bailey Debbie Bart ley John Baschab Richard Bedgood Jonathon Bell Sandy Bell Shannon Bemis Dan Bigger Renay Bishop Jason Blake Lisa Bodway Chris Boggs Karen Bolder ChiChi Bosch Jennifer Bowker Stacey Brewer Larry Brockett Don Brooks Marcie Brown Deena Buck Earl Bullard Thomas Bullard David Burts Rachel Caine Michael Carson Marie Carver Jeanne Clark Ginny Cleveland Tonya Ciopton Tonya Cook Dana Cooper Melvin Cooper Willie Corringlon Lena Crawley Niko Cuellar Ed Curott Jill Davidson Linda Davis Brenda Davison Maggie Deese Laura Deisner Kelly Dillon Gary Doege Lee Drake Terri Dugger Lynn Dukes Hays Dunnam Wayne Dyess David Edwards Kent Enfmger George Enget Jae Ewing Dawn Faehnrich Chris Farmer Sherry Fell Cheryl Fiala Regtna Fiala Tyrone Foote Jimmy Frank Denson Freeman Spencer Frost Jeanette Geci Lee Gil ley Beverly Givens Claudia Goffeney Kelly Golden Jennifer Graham Janice Gray Leah Griggers Michele Hand Tom Hand Tara Hardin Tracey Hardy Teresa Harrison Edward Hinson Paul HoHey Champ HoUowell Richard Holman Tammy Holman Don Holt Grant Howard Jeff Jensen Teresa Joiner Areatha Jones John Jones Sam Jones Shane Jones Stuart Jordan Michael Kaiser Vincent Kaiser Linda Kent Frances Kilpatrick Laura King Toni Kinsey 64 Eleventh Grade Bc y Making A Run For It With a fear deep down inside of getting caught, a student warily made his way to his car. trying to act as if he had checked out. He fumbled with his keys, cranked the car, and drove slowly down the alley. He escaped the school with visions of a Big Mac or the • ' Guiding Light " dancing before his eyes . . . Such was the description of a typical stu- dent who decided that skipping was the easiest way to miss his next class. For many, the thought never entered their minds — to others, it was a struggle to for- get. A student was considered skipping when he didn ' t follow the proper procedure for checking out through the office or when he didn ' t show up at school at all. Many ju- niors found skipping to be a convenient so- lution for missing a typing test or getting out of a lab in Biology II. Although it was quite amusing to think of all the students struggling for answers dur- ing the test you were missing, the conse- quences for skipping were not so funny. If caught for your first offense, you would receive a simple warning and possibly have to write sentences: but the next time a slip was made, the penalty was suspension. Sick of Algebra II class? Forget your Eng- lish homework? Want to try something dar- ing? Go ahead and skip just be prepared for the consequences when you ' re caught. Careful not to be noticed, Jennifer Graham and Leah Griggers escape down Rose Avenue Jenni fer keeps a watch out for any teachers or principals who might be near. Doomed to pay the consequences, Terri Dugger works on her punishment for skipping. Terri wrote 250 sentences as a penalty for a first offense. Eleventh Grade 65 After School Income As the 3 p.m. bell rang and some stu- dents headed home to relax in front of the television, other students were putting on uniforms and getting out their gloves to pre- pare for the long night ahead. These stu- dents held afternoon and weekend jobs. Available jobs ranged from grocery store clerks to shrimpers, and students managed to locate these available means to earn needed money. With new stores, restau- rants, and shopping centers moving into town, new job opportunities turned up ev- erywhere. Students chose to work for various rea- sons. Many wanted to earn extra money, pay for school expenses, car insurance, or just to get out of the house. " 1 work to pay for gas and to take pressure off my par- ents, " commented James Lingis. Money earned ranged from $3.35 to $4.15 per hour. Jobs also helped students learn how to better manage their finances and made them more aware of what the dollar was really worth. Although jobs interfered with the social lives of students, the responsibilities that were taught prepared them for the working world ahead. Tai Troy Kinsey Leon Knight Donald Krehling Zabrina Kruk Sean Lacy Jennifer Lange Chris Lary Amy Lawley Shawn Layton Lee Ann Leiterman Robert Liles James LJngis Geoffrey Lipscomb Jill Lipscomb Susan Lipscomb Terri Locke Fernando Lopez James Lorenzo Jeff Mayberry Stephanie McAnnaily Joe McCullough Bill McKee Melissa McMichael Raymond McPhatt David McRae Kristy Merchant Tamera Miller Valerie Miller David Mills Wayne Minor Jeannie Mixon Russ Moore Ty Morgan Glen Morris Melissa Moyer Jimmy Myers Amy Mewell Jon Noland Edward (Gorman Jeannie Norris Jeff Nygaard David Page Eric Palmer Dawn Parker Jamie Parks Trisha Parrish Jamie Paut Metis i Pausi Brett Payne Cyndi Pierce Samantha Pierce Carolyn Piash Jiil Price Cathy Pumphrey Amy Reed Tammie Reed Sheila Resmondo Edward Rhodes James Rhodes Jimmy Rhodes Mike Richardson Michelle Richter BiPi J f l ■1 f •- ' - 1 5 ' ,:5X ' 66 Eleventh Grade J Although his job requires standing on his tec-i, JR. Andersen thinks only of his weekly pay check. Various tasks such as pumping gas. rotating tires, and checking oil keep J.R. busy after school. isions of dollar marks light up Kelly Dillions eyes as she endorces her paycheck. Kelly ' s job at Burger King meant late night hours, which sometimes interferred with Friday and Saturday nighi dates. Eleventh Grade 67 Gentle Persuasion " Please, Mom. There will be chaperons and we ' ll be good and I ' ll work for all the money it ' ll cost and I ' ll be out of your hair for a whole week and it ' s boring at home and everybody ' s gonna be there! Please, Mom, please let me go! " All those students who ever tried to con- vince their parents that they should be al- lowed to spend spring break in a condo or beach house at the Gulf were familiar with these pleas. Preparations began months in advance. First came the dreaded pleading with par- ents; then came finding a place to stay. A perfect swimsuit must be shopped for and a good stock of groceries had to be pur- chased. Finally, on April 18 at 3 p.m., the break began. Students piled into cars and trucks with suitcases, new swimsuits and lots of money in their pockets. By day, they swarmed the beaches with jam boxes and suntan lotion, soaking up the rays and en- joying the vacation away from parents and teachers. By night, students flew from their own condos to barge in on their friends, while some raced down the highways to take in all the hot spots such as Shenani- gan ' s and Sunland Park. Students spent the week eating junk food, leaving their clothes lying around, and not making their beds. Some students chose to s tay for only a few nights while others traveled back and forth from their houses to the Gulf. When the week ended, students cleaned up their condos and packed up their belong- ings, but the memories of an unrestrained week on the beach would not be forgotten. Hoping to find the best buy, Carolyn Toier takes time to call condominiums. Students began prep- arations for spring breal in advance, so tfiey would be assured of having a place to spend the week. Visions of a fun-filled week ahead prompt Laura McConnell and Lisa Moore to fill their shopping cart with good things to eat. Students stocked condos with chips, dip, Reeses, and Snickers for afternoon or midnight snacks. f 68 Tenth Grade Dtonne Abrams Jack Ahnims Rlchdfd Adcock Cindy Alston Trina Andreasen Tina Applefiale Vicki Ard Jomte Afmstronq Shannon Avery Fiank Badners Suianne Batly Amy Barber Derrln Basco Wendy Bauer Ericka Bayer Scoll Beaman r e Ann Blakerrrare Tony Bodiford Valerie Bonner Jaime Brice Moose Broi Mercdtlh Buck Andy Butler Deanna Carr)eal Anneite Camley Herbert Casey Lonnie Casey Chn.lln. Cetronc Sue Oemmons Sheila Clemens Michael Coates Vern Creiap Erick Crosby Jelf Culrer Jeremy Davis Tonya Dean Angel Derse Tract Dement Jeff Devenyns Shannon Doege Rebecca Donelson Michelle Doughty Kevin Dungan Kathy Early Marcus Early Paul Ebentheuer Susan English Connie Epp Cullen Estes Vicki Etherldge Dana Ewing David Ewing Melissa Ewing Shannon Farmer Pam Fell Malcolm Ralo Tim Fickling Emily Fields Shane Rnley Larry Foster Robert Frith Tina Frith Anthony Gardner Shelly Gardner Tommy Gardner Brandy Garlman Rick Gehr Alex Giorlando William Griffiths Beckey Hall Cindy Halverson Lewis Hamilton Scott Hardy Kerti Hare Randy Hat tamer Tony Heard Kevin Hermecr Larry Hermecz Ronnie Herrero Rodney Hlnote Scott Hinson Risa Hodges Steve Hodges Roman Hoehn Rusty Hollingsworth Corey Hooks William Horace Leanne Howard Don Huggins Alison Hunter Clayt James Keith James Ali a Johnson Bobby Jones George Jones Victor Justice Dale Kaechele Cindy Kaiser Sandra Keith Mike King Rebecca Kirig Vikki Klnsey Loietta Kirchharr Wayne Knapp Elaine Knight Reginald Knight Gerald Koehter Rob Konior Jill Kreinbrlnk Theresa La Coste Jackie Larw Sherry Lay Enc Leni Matthew Leon Scott Lindsey Rachel Lopez Sherry Lukers Tenth Grade 69 Karen Manley Rebecca Mannich Dawn Manning Antoinette Manuppeili Greg McClain Michael McClinton Kelly McClusky Kelly McColIum Laura McConnell Lesa McDaniel David McKerall Sherri McLellan Scott McMair Willie Means Jimmy Metz Carolyn Mickelsen Marc Miller Tamera Miller John Mixon Matt Mogan Kendal Molsbee Dana Montgomery Montgomery Tra ' Lisa Moore Keith Morin Amy Morris Kim Morris Kasandra Mosher Tina Moyer Paul Mueller Lee Nelson Todd Nelson Dawn Nichols John Nims Richard Nolte Dawn Norris Jeff Norris Gerald Osbom Jason Oullifaer Lynne Oulliber Leva Pace Edward Parker Gwen Parker Peter Parker Tammy Parker Eric Paul Heather Peevy Carrick Pell Shannon Pierce Donna Pike Casey Pilgrim Angie Pope Troy Portella Loren Powers Lisa Price Caria Prim Alison Pugh Scott Raines Melissa Raley Stephanie Rayborn Richard Reavis Derrick Reed Ace Resmondo Kevin Richardson Lounell Richerson Scott Rivers Johnny Robinson Robby Robinson Mark Rohan James Rush Ritchie Russell Tony Russell Cruisln ' " As each day went by the highways be- came more and more hazardous, " com- mented Mr. Charles Nelson, instructor of Driver Education. The cause grew increas- ingly apparent as 16 year old students took to the roads with their first driver licenses burning in their pockets. For many, getting their licenses was the cure for boring Friday and Saturday nights. After they had passed their tests, students were found pleading to borrow mom ' s or dad ' s car. They ran to the phone to call their friends, saying " Guess what, 1 got the car tonight! " Within the next few hours, they were out cruising the town. While some had to wait until they were older to get " independent " transportation, others were fortunate enough to receive a car on their birthday. Keith Morin com- mented that the one bad thing about having his own car was having to save his money for gas. Soon after the excitement wore off, stu- dents began to resent the fact that they had their licenses. Parents filled up the agenda with afterschool errands. Brad Smith felt that the biggest problem of having a license was having to run little brothers and sisters around. But, besides all the responsibilities that went along with getting their licenses, stu- dents still relished the idea of being older and steadily becoming more independent people. 70 Tenth Grade Melodit Sampey Shawns Sandcti Carolyn SansprM; Lor( San pre« Cor la Sarlego Mile hell Schoff Cratg Schoen John Schumacher Kerfi Sharpe Csfolyn Shepard Pam Shiver Kathy ShuU Tammy Simmons Joe Skelton RIkkl Sledge Brad Smith Michelle Smith Yancle Smith Amie Spates Jeff Speh Mall Sprlngneld Daniel Slalmpel Candy Stokes Tonya Siowe Gina Stump Marie Styton Robert Suell Shana Summers Brent Sute Ginger Sweet Mark Tsmpary Kim Taylor Patricia Taylor Melissa Templet Davy Thompson John TIblier Carolyn Toler Ray Tompkins John Trimble Carrie Underwood Theresa Vick Joe Walden Ashley Waldo Clay Waldo George Wallace Lester Wallace Matie Wallace Meredith Walsh Marilyn Ward Yolanda Ward Ginger Waters Tommy Weeks Jackie White Brian Whitson Jane Wiggins Chad Willis Glen WIrth Gwen Woemer Wade Wolverton Bobby Wood Julie Wood Sheila Wood Barry Wyman Brandie Wyman April Yeager Johnny Young Kerry Youngblood ase of the family vehicle means having to fill up the tank. Gerald Osborn pumps gas while his mom goes in to pay. Tenth Grade 71 Voncite Adams Jessica Adkison Chris Alien Hank Alien Robert Andrews Ashley Arant Robert AroH Leigh Aust Retcher Autrey Barry Badners Kim Baecher Frank Bailey Melissa Bailey Lenora Bamett Deniece Baschab Barbara Bemabo Jerri Bishop Sharon Black Jenny Blair Chance Biaker Janel Boflard Derek Etoone Renee Boyd Bill Bradley Ailyson Branyon Doris Brewton Angela Brooks Cathy Brown India Brown Kelly Brown Tammy Buck Lane Bullard Ricky Burt Charles Burts Jared Caine Jenny Camp Andrew Carver Barbara Carver Karen Cassebaum Wendy Caudill Shannon Chrenko Metta Christensen Evelyn Clark Kadena Clark Shale Clark Cherie Clatterbuck Scott Click Melissa Cline Terry Closson Chris Cofer James Colbert Jason Cooper Daniel Courtney Angela Craig Julie Crossland Curt Cudworth Freddy Cuellar Amy Daughtery Jody David Michelle Davis Tiffany Dawson Christie Day Donald Dinish Eric Dixon Sally Dixon Bill Dobbins Bizabeth Dodelin Nicole Doughty Tracy Drew Lee Dugger Tom Dunnam Hank Duptesis Brad Ellis Carolyn Ewtng Charles Ewing Todd Faehnrich Maureen Fawcett Brian Feely Taylor Ferguson Scott Forbes Kim Forsyth Renee Fortner Michael Frakes Jason Frank Ty Freeman Rhonda Frith Rhonda Frost Thomas Fussell Jeff Gartman Paula Gaubatz dy Gauci Qifford Gawdy Tommy Gebhart Kelly Geiger David Qibbs Glen Gibson Angela Gilbreath Dina Gilley Debbie Glein Angela Goolsby Bryan Green Linda Green Tracey Greer Anthony Gregory Scott Guite Sherri Hall Lisa Hamburg Carl Hance Jairett Hancock Marylon Hand Glnnle Harden Bill Harris Eric Harris John Harris Julie Harris John Harrison Spring Hartly Randy Havel 72 Ninth Grade The ' Bad ' Guys If you were to hear your parents say, punishing you for your own good, " one more time you would probably scream? Al- though your parents usually were known as the bad guys, they were often supportive and helpful. They enjoyed attending school functions such as football and basketball games and they often helped you with that English or algebra homework that you just couldn ' t seem to figure out. Sometimes you wondered about them: Was the word " no " the only word in their vocabulary? And did they really think that you would benefit from sitting home on a Friday night when everyone else was out? You often thought you could tell them a thing or two, but after a few moments you figured the consequences would then be much tougher. So you just bit your lip and stood there listening to what they had to say. After a while you realized that parents weren ' t that bad. Your mom was always there to listen to your problems and in re- turn to give her advice on the subject. And then your dad was the one that you always turned to when you needed a little extra money or an extended loan. Kelly Brown felt that her parents were very helpful in some situations, while Sherri Henderson commented, " I love my parents but some- times they are a pain and sometimes they are great. " So whether they were punishing you for your own good or telling you that you had done a good job, they did their best to keep you in line and to raise you as they saw fit. Using her mom, Zana, for other things than money and a ride, Jamie Price gets help on her math homework. Parents were often involved in school ac- tivities such as PTA and AFS. Monday mornings call for passing out lunch mon- ey. Candy McConnell gets her weekly allowance from her dad, Mike. Ninth Grade 73 T.V. Addicts It was 7 p.m. on Thursday — time for " The Cosby Show " followed by " Family Ties. " At 8 p.m., it was " Cheers " then " Night Court, " and at 9 p.m. the long await- ed " Knots Landing. " It seemed that every student had a routine schedule that worked around television. It went something like this: Got to be home before 8 p.m. to catch the latest laugh on the " Golden Girls, " or gotta finish the chores before 6:30 p.m. to see if anyone will win one of those Cor- vettes on the " Wheel of Fortune. " 74 Ninth Grade Students looked forward to being sick and missing school so they could catch up on their favorite soaps such as " General Hospital, " " Guiding Light, " " Young and the Restless, " " As the World Turns, " and " Days of Our Lives. " Nighttime soaps re- placed the comedies and •coa old family shows with great " garbage " that captivat- ed many. Although some television shows were more entertaining than others, some taught valuable lessons and emphasized true his- torical facts that were being taught in classes. Educational programs were often scheduled to create something students could watch as satisfied parents sat con- tently by. Kevin Phllllpi Bfenl Pierce Scolt Pittman Stephanie Pitta Butch Poole Greta Pope Dennis Potter Jamie Price Trade Price Courtney Rayborr Tartln Reed Danny Renfroe Paulette Rhodes Marc Richardson Torrey Rigtby Ron Roberts Melina Robinson Jason Russell Mark Sahr Brian Sandeii David Sanderson Robbie Saturley Angle Saved John Savell Travis Sawyer Kevin Scarboro Michael Scheinert Rob Schretber Lor I Schuize Christa Sharpe Sam Sheffield Paul Shoenight Rhonda Sims Chuckle SInyard Breni Smith ClefKla Snyder Wendy Soesbe Jeff Stabler Kevin Stafford Brian Stesdham Donna Steodham Natalie Stelgerwald Greg Stephenson Albert Steward Brett Stewart Jay Stewart Kelli Stewart Kathy Stockwell Mike Stratton Ken Styron Kevin Sullivan Tony Tapla Karen Taykw Robert Taykw Maureen Thomas Yvie Thomas Daniel Thompson James Thompson Nicole Tindal Carla Tolbert Amy Toler Peggy Turbervllle Ronnie Turner Monica (Jlrich Kip Urwlerwood VI nee Underwood Tammy Vick Lor rl Wade Paige Watler Tara Watson Brenda Weeks Jimmy Weeks Sharon Weeks Tammy We«ks Wanda Weeks NarKy Wenie) Bobby White Camell White Kristlna White Brenda Williams Denny Williams J J Wills Harvey Wilson Brerwla Woerner Thdma Woodyard Melissa Wright Wendy Wyatl Kathy Yarbrough Seth Young Shelly Zlegkf Ninth Grade 75 ' Hacked ' Off Rule 1: Can use any part of the body except your arms or hands unless the hackey is above the head. Rule 2: Must have at least three people to make a hackey circle. Popularity grew to great heights through- out the eighth grade with only a few rules to guide the way. To play Hackey Sack one had to pass a small round bean bag around the circle us- ing various parts of the body. The object of the sport was to make a " hack " — in other words, to keep the sack alrborn within the circle without letting it touch the ground. " It is just fun, and it keeps your mind off of school, " said Kenneth Oulliber, who played Hackey Sack whenever he got the chance. At times the Hackey Sack could really relieve the tensions of being in class. Some people thought of hacking as just a silly game, but Hackey Sack fanatics held a different view. Rule 3: Play hackey sack at break, at lunch, before school, after school, and at any other time you have a few spare min- utes to kill. Challenged by the sport of hacking, Bubba James shows off his talents. Bubba is one of nnany who enjoys spending time hacking. Foot poised for another kick at the Hackey Sack, Jeff Smith keeps control of the minature bean bag. Hacking not only provided hours of enter- tainment for restless students but also improved leg- eye coordination. - Mt 76 Eighth Grade Malhan Alien Pence AI»otHock Trovls Ami son Ter«ttu Andei on Chaioieltc Ard Bobby Autrey Tonya Baos Medea Barnard I aconya Barnett Qarv Beaslev Bill B«nnelt Kaye Beitis Scott Bishop Kelly BiKler Annie Black mon Scoii Blacks Megan Boehm Paula B100K Donna Biown Greg Btown Koien Com TcieaM) Callaway Melissa Chaudron Slocy Cluck Laura Cotey Tim Courtflght Wanda Ciiswell Randy Crockett VIckt Cuellar Jennifer Cummin Tammy Davis Claudette DiKon Joy Dugger Kendra Dunn Barry EIII»on Jody Ewirtg Vickie Ewlr g Shaye Feely Jeremy Flala Carl Gardner Randy Gdger John Gentry Crlsll Gibson Deana CiM Shelley Gill Christine Glenn Troy Goodwin Kevin Green Lawrence Greene Dewey Hadley Jason Hall Barbara Hand Tara Harris Teresa Hayes Tyler Hoycs Karla Healon Jeff Henrlchs Glenda Henton Johnny Higglnbothsm Anna Hilburn Chris Honeycutt Brandy Howard Stephen Howard Tracy Hubbard Ronald Hunter Bubba James Denise Jeter Monica Johnson Karon Johnston Anton Jones Indiana Jones Russell Jones Melissa Keevan Joyce Kendrick Timothy Kent Sonya Kircharr Celestine Knight Chsriesetta Knight LaSharen Knighl Tiers Knight Shane Koehler Eighth Grade 77 James Nims Joseph Norris Michelle Odom Jodi Oullliber Kenneth Oulliber Cheryl Owens Rosetta Page Loretta Paul Tim Paul Ronnie Perry Wyndi Pinckney Lisa Ann Polk Ardina Pollard Helena Porter Kenzetta Porter Dwayne Price Tara Rigsby Johnathan Robbins Ellen Roberson Darrell Russell Michelle Schuize Cathy Schweiger Consuelo Scott Jerome Scott William Scott Ana Shepard Ken Shepeard Ginger Sherman Shaun Shoenight Donna Smith Donnie Smith Jeff Smith Lewis Smith Richard Smith Tony Smith Brandon Spivey Stepping Out Socially " Let ' s Conga! " " Come and dance to the latest hits Friday night after the game. " Pro- motions boosted attendance at dances and left eighth grade students trying to decide what they would wear. Casual dress was the rule for most of the year ' s dances. Students often checked with their friends or teachers to make sure they were properly attired for each dance. One frequent dance-goer, Renee Alsobrook, of- ten stopped by Miss Deborah Lundberg ' s room before a dance to get all the details, including proper attire. Students that went to the dances after football and basketball games just couldn ' t wait until they got to the high school so they could attend more of the dances and the proms. Even though they had a few years to wait, eighth graders dreamed of their senior prom. Each girl tried to imagine herself in a long formal gown and to picture her boyfriend in a tux. " My friends and I like to go to the dances because we love the music and like to dance, " commented Joyce Kendrick. Oth- ers simply enjoyed the opportunity to be with friends and talk over the week ' s events. Whatever the reasons for going to the dances, eighth grade students could be certain of one thing — they were sure to be in perfect style. Lines of people swarm outside tlie gym waiting for a chance to get in. Michelle Lucassen pays Mr. John Lee so she can join her friends inside. 78 Eighth Grade Q ►I, 1 r» . ' W U i liif a Walt Slewart Bill Still Joseph Stots Nalaslia Stowe Norma Sinngei Eric Styion Emily Taylor Frankle Taylor Michellt Thiem Lisa Toler AllMm (Ji derwood Eddie Vick Steven Walker Teirl Wallace William Walley Lonnie Walls Paul Ward Brldgetl Watklns Shawanda Walkin Keni eth Walts Kevin Weeks Tina Weeks Jodi Whidbee Michelle Whitlenton Eli2obeth Wilde Julie Williams Sammie Williams Vince Williams Benjie Wilson Biett Witson Selena Woodyard Mark Young Eighth Grade 79 Amie Adams Jeff Allen D.D. Andersen Ed Anglin Kathy Arrais Danielle Baas Tonya Barlow Dexter Barnelt Doliter Barnett Patrick Barnett Chastity Baxley Cassandra Bean Chris Bell Tommy Benson Derrick Bettis Katrina Bettis Cynthia Bickerstaff Ray Brady Tawanna Bridges Teresa Boulware Michelle Bouzan Vanessa Bullard Ashley Burke Carlene Bosh Brian Bushnetl Leroy Cabarrubia Bryan Cain Cian Caldwell Windell Calhoun Craig Calvin Teesha Caminiti James Carver Donnie Casey Tiffany Childers Ted Childress Aaron Cockson Eric Collins Jeannie Conatser Linda CcMper Steven Cox Candance Crowson Rito Crui Tracey Daugherty Brian Daughtery Stephanie Davis Casey Dement Michelle Dixon Anthony Dobson Lynn Dolihite Robert Dunn Dawn Duplesis Deshey Dupree Michelle Early Wende Epperson Lezley Everage ing Genevieve Ew Eric Fell Kristie Fender David Forsyth Joe Foster Samuel Franklin Tracy FrencI Mark Gaignard Donald Gandy Bryant Gardner Tracey Gardner Allison Gates Joy Gehr Casey George Tonia Grayson John Green John Greene Becky Haigler Billy Harris Heath Harrison Stephanie Harrison John Hart Julie Hearnsberger Michelle Heilig ] Hermecz Gary Herrero Clint Herronen Mark Hill Ronald Holi Wanda Home Ross Houser Mike Houston David Humphrey Danny Jackson Andrew James Kimberly James Maurice James Jessie Jemison William Jeter Gerome Johi Nesia Johi Mark Jones Michael Jones Richard Jones 80 Seventh Grade Just Forget It Everyone has had a case of absent- mindedness at one time or another. Nothing goes right. You ' re always forgetting your pencils or pens and either having to buy one in the office or borrow one from anyone who will lend you one. Often forgetting your homework, you must make up ex- cuses like the ever so popular — " My dog ate it. " — " It was in my folder yesterday, but it seems to have disappeared. " — " My housekeeper threw it away with the rest of the trash. " The excuses never stop. Almost every student left his books at home at one time or another — not to men- tion lunch money, lunch cards, or signed papers. But don ' t despair. Everyone has spells of absentmindedness sometimes. So the next time you don ' t make it to school equipped for the day, just forget it. Forgetting a pencil is common among students. So tfiat she will be prepared for class, Tammy Savell buys a pencil from Mrs. Joann Morris. If one happened to lose his book, he was likely to find it on the lost and found shelf in the office. Charles Thomas and Paul McWatters search for their missing textbook among the missing articles. Seventh Grade 81 Star Struck " I kissed Tom Selleck, " boasted Ms. Kathleen Gaffney to middle school stu- dents. Portraying a prostitute in " The Washington Affair, " Ms. Gaffney played opposite the rugged " Magnum P.l. " star. Her professional acting debut came in 1973 when she landed the lead in the Off-Broad- way Actor ' s Playhouse production of " Kali Mother. " After starring in plays with differ- ent theater groups, Ms. Gaffney sold a script to the television series St. Elsewhere, establishing herself as a writer. Sponsored by the Performing Arts Ms. Gaffney visited the middle school in the fall. She entertained seventh graders with skits about toad-sucking, cheerleading, and be- ing a cow girl. Correct breathing techniques and proper voice control in front of different size crowds were also subjects of discus- sion. At the conclusion of the program, Ms. Gaffney fielded questions from the audi- ence. To the delight of many star struck girls, one brave student voiced the question dancing in everyone ' s mind. " What was Tom Selleck really like? " Just as every true female expected — she thought he was wonderful. Tiffany Lipscomb Jermaine Mabon John Maye Tameka McGaster Robin McLain Amy McLellan Paul Mc Walters Angeio Means Tonya Melton Adam Mills Rebekah Molsbee Robin Montgomery Brenda Moore Brooks Moore Zachary Moore Jose Morales Brandon Mothershed Brian Moye Jody Nelson Kevin Nelson Clarisa Nettles Jill Noland Micfiele Norrell Stephen Morris Pat Odom Michael Packer Tommy Page Leslie Parker Leroy Pearson Jennifer Petersen Erika Phillips Mario f hipps Donnie Potter Melvin Prim Salena Prim John Racine Robert Racine Mandy Rawson Chris Reed Tyron Richardson Ladonya Riddle Rusty Rotjerson Tina Robinson Robin Rockstall Antoinette Rolling Elisa Salter Tammy Savell Clayton Sherman 82 Seventh Grade Cheerleading requires just the right hairstyle. Laughter erupts as Ms. Gaffney performs her skit on the vain traits of a cheerleader. Squeezing a very lengthy paragraph into two breaths, Ms. Kathleen Gaffney demonstrates use of the diaphragm. Both voice and breath control are essential in performing parts with long lines, according to Ms. Gaffney. Melanie Terry Charles Thomas Gerald Thompson Prentiss Thompson Angelia Toote Underwood Dee Ann Vick Shannon Walls Tammy Wallers Terr! Walters Daryl Weeks Brldgeite Williams Chrissy Williams Randy Williams Renee Williams Chanlel Wilson Steven Wilson Michael Wood Carl Woodyard Seventh Grade 83 Making Their Move With books piled up and desks stacked, the move from the elementary to the mid- dle school began. Was it really going to benefit the students? How were the seventh and eighth grade students going to react? These were just a few questions that lin- gered in the minds of sixth graders. With anticipation of meeting new people and gaining new privileges, the students ea- gerly awaited the first day of school. Stu- dents worried whether they had transporta- tion, whether or not they could make it to class on time, and whether they would get along with the others. When the dreaded first day of school finally arrived, students ' questions were answered. The school was definitely more cramped. Trailers were parked behind the building, providing the extra classroom space need- ed. New lockers were moved in so that the new students would have somewhere to store their books. Moving up with the older students gave sixth graders a feeling of maturity. They liked the idea that they were considered part of the older half of the school. Angle Hall commented, " It is a lot better because we get more freedom. " " It made us feel more mature because we were around peo- ple our age and older, " added Sherman Houston. Besides feeling older, the students were included in such events as middle school prom and the Miss Blue and Gold Contest and Dance. These activities familiarized sixth graders with the events popular among other past-grammar school stu- dents. Although some seventh and eighth grad- ers were jealous of the crowding, sixth grad- ers seemed to enjoy the move. It solved the elementary crowding situation and gave sixth graders a feeling of maturity at the same time. An adjustment that had to be made by sixth grade students was the fact that they now rode the bus to the band room. Band students meets the bus every morning at 11:10 a.m. aniike elementary students, who paid for their lunch during homeroom, middle school students became responsible for keeping up with their money. Added choices such as popsicles and Little Debbie Snack Cakes attract students like Reid Cole. 84 Sixth Grade Demond Adems Jeannte Adams Mock Adams Tony Adam Wendy Andoraor Heothei Baily Rodney Batnett Darrel Bartley Artie Beech JuanUa Bell Craig Bemis Justin Blackwetl Carmen Bodenhamer Yvette Bouian Tiffany Brock Corey Brown Jerry Calhoun Sherrie Calhoun Eric Callaway Randy Capers Lori Carneal Michael Carroll Jennifer Casey Shaunda Chaissc Reid Cole Cathy Collins James Criswell Ron Cruz Stacey Davis Lavonce Dubose Marvin Dupree Freddy Evans Christopher Feely Kim Figge Michele Franklin Jason Gebhart Lewis Germany Joshua Gilley Roman Gray Jennifer Griggers Marsha Guess Barry Guy Angie Hall Jeffrey Hall Keefia Hare Noel Hayes Beverly Henry Terry Henton Chris Hermecz Lee Hevner Lee Anne Hewett Armi Higginbolhan Tammy Hilburn Earnest Holmes Tony Holmes Anthony Home James Houston Sherman Houston Amy Huffman Chad Hughes George Humphreys Reggie Hunter Stephanie Iter Anthony James Devon James Ladarrell James Michael James Wayne James April Johnson Jermaine Keil Mary Knight Tyrone Lamar Tammy Martell Rachel Maxted Selean Maye Tyrone Maye Melissa McAdoo Donnie McDuffie Brian McMahan Tcrrence Mickles Telly Milton Conswayta Minor Leigh Montgomery Julie Moorer Ann Morales Terri Morgan Sharon Moye Sixth Grade 85 Mtcheiie Mabors Jeri Lynn Nazary Deborah MeJson Edgar Netties Richie Newburn Chrissy Nicholson Pam Nygaard George Odom Roderick Odom Steven Odom Chris Page Rickey Paul Ashley Peavy Michael Peek Tommy Perdue Ron Phillips Deborah Pickens Tracy Pickens Shunda Reed Stephanie Reed Tameka Richardson Marl ion Rigsby Yashika Rigsby Cynthia Roberts Quincy Roper Grady Roush Elizabeth Rowelf Todd Russell PTA ' Bots ' Tin cans, full spray paint bottle s, wire, boxes, and Coke bottles lay untouched un- til suddenly the inventor got a wonderful idea. The project of making a robot gave many sixth grade students a chance to get out of chores and to be with friends. Some select- ed friends to help them, while others worked alone. Lori Carneal commented that she thought groups were fun because they gave her a chance to visit with her friends. But Reid Cole thought that groups were not helpful because he ended up doing most of the work. He replied, " I had to get new batteries, make the head, and even bring it to school. " Although the work took time, the produc- tion of the robots was soon completed. Stu- dents ' robots ranged in composition from country singers to cats and dogs. One robot even contained a remote control pro- grammed for girl chasing. On April 8, at a Parent Teacher Associ- ation (PTA) meeting, the students demon- strated how their robots worked. This was the night on which students were awarded honors for their creations. Matt Williams commented, " I thought the project was fun. It gave us a chance to see what computers in the future may real- ly look like. " Contest Winners First Place Sean Salter Bradley Sessions Todd Russell Second Place Lori Carneal Amy Huffman Third Place Bubba Criswell Noel Hayes Brian McMahan Fourth Place Rachel Salter 86 Sixth Grade Raymond Sanst fe Kim Schniiti Biadiey Session Melvin Shepard David Shepler Cherish Sherman Tammy Snowden Prlscllla Statlworth Eric Stewarl Jacob Stewart Jason Stowe Ginger Taylor Johnny Taylor Lashondia Thomas Rubye Walley Jamie Williams Mallhew Williams Sharon Williams Chris WiMh Aaron Wyalt Shelly Zellers i| ;i fter collecting different sized boxes. Yvette Bou- ,zan begins creating her robot. All students thiat ., A participated in the project received a vork best. Paul Ny Determining which nails gaard looks through his fathers tools. Hammers and nails became helpful utensils gan constructing their robots. uhen students be- With various colors in mind, Leigh Montgomery checks to see the different price ranges. Wal- Mart serves as the perfect place for buying spray paint. Sixth Grade 87 Bernard Adams Maria Adams Amanda Andreasen Edward Ard Richard Avera Sherry Bessley Buffy Benson Christy Blackwell Mandy Boone Bobby Boyington Donna Brooks James Brown T ula Bullard Cynthia Casey B rad Clark Darrell Coates Christy Conatser Corlis Conner Billy Cooper Kortni Crook Amy Crosby Matlas Cuellar Lashundra Djckerson Billy Dillon Kathy Dillon Katrina Dixon Jennifer Dotihite Bobby Doyle Melissa Dupiesis Janna Edmundson Jeanette Eicher Carl English Rebecca Ethridge Robert Ewlng Jason Fender Christ her Franklin Kristen Freeman Angela Gates James Gatlin Andrea Get)hart John Gifford Theresa Oitlaspie Christina Gilley Debbie Graham Chris Grayson Robyn Greene Bobby Haigler Moel Hand Heidi Harris Teresa Harris Angle Harrison Tara Hayes Ashley Beaton Jesse Heillg Shalene Henderson Stacey Hicks Bryan Hill Calvin Holmes Jodl Hyche Rob Jackson Melody James Broderkk Johnson Kunquanie Johnson Robyn Johnson Carrie Jones Darren Kaiser Karen Kelly Amy King Lyie Klug Carletta Knight Christie Knight Meil Koniar Alice Koskovich Jason Kryder Lacarcha Lane Donnie Lanier Ernest Lipscomb Andre Lymon Robert Madison Eddie Marquez James Marshall Mandy McBrlde Jason McKlnley Annie Means Jason Millen Travis Miller April Mitchell Timothy Moncrlef 88 Fifth Grade t J WTA A Ageless Friend It was December 11. The air in the fifth grade was filled with excitement. The rea- son for all the commotion was simple — fifth graders were going to the Saenger The- ater in Mobile to see live, on stage, the bear that everyone loved as kids — Winnie the Pooh. As expected there were some students who thought they were a little old for Win- nie the Pooh. Christine Rivers said, " I liked it a lot, but I think I am a little too old for the play. " Robyn Johnson was asked why she went to the play and replied, ' So I didn ' t have to work. " After paying $1.50 to get into the show, fifth graders forked out more money for lunch at McDonalds. Once finished with lunch, the students boarded buses to return to school. With them went the memory of a childhood friend — a bear named Winnie the Pooh. After the play, eating at McDonalds was next on the agenda. Angela Gates and Janna Edmundson en- joy chicken McNuggets before boarding buses for their ride back to school. Late-comers quietly look for a seat during the first scene at Winnie the Pooh. Because the auditorium filled early, seats were difficult to locate. Fifth Grade 89 Amateur Conductors Conducting an orchestra was a job for an adult. Right? Well, fifth graders dispelled this conception on January 29, when they went to see the Alabama Symphony Or- chestra at the civic center. Mell Koniar, Mandy McBride, Eddie Thomas, Freddie Scott, and Lizanne Walters all got a chance to conduct the orchestra. Mandy McBride said, " 1 wasn ' t embarrassed at all. 1 enjoyed doing it a lot. " The orchestra played songs from coun- tries around the world such as France, Spain, and England. Crowd participation further enhanced the program. When the conductor asked for volunteers to answer musical questions, the crowd was sprinkled with people volunteering answers. Fifth graders snapped their fingers to the beat, sitting on the edge of their seats waiting for the climatic ending of a song. Because the show lasted an hour, students felt it was a perfect excuse to get out of class. Jason Kryder said, " It kind of burned me up that we weren ' t let out for Mardi Qras, so the orchestra made up for it. " Making their debut on stage, Mell Koniar and Mandy McBride listen to advice given by thie vet- eran conductor. Students overcame their jitters and experienced for the first time the feeling of being a conductor. Loretta Morales Diane fHabors David tHelson Stepl anie Noneil Miciiael Norris Bonita Paclter Butiiw Parker Tina Parlter Jeramey Paries i urbie Paui Amadof Pena Kimi»riy Piijpps Roger Polk Brian Quails Misti Rayborn Kathy Reed Lanessa Reed Kimberly Rigsby Christine Rivers Kerry Sciiuize Rebeltaii Sciiweiger Freddie Scott Katina Scott John Sherman 90 Fifth Grade Exuding characters of authority, Lizanne Walters conducts the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Li- zanne was chosen at random by the conductor to lead the symphony in a few measures of music. Arthur Simpklns Tameiko Sledge J.L. Smith Mark Snider Ronda Stabler Buddy Stafford Wendy Slots Eddie Strickland Cynlhia Svenson Denlse Taylor Matthew Taylor Charles Thomas Dawn Thompson Marsha Thompson Lisa Tubbs Chad (Jrvderwood Stacey Walker Lizanne Walters Steven Watts Tammy White Ernest Williams Jackie Williams Fifth Grade 91 Telling It All While they enjoyed getting out of class and going to the imagination room for 30 minutes a day, between 25 and 30 fourth grade students from various homerooms practiced taping a radio show for local sta- tion, WHEP 1310. The program, called " News From Foley Elementary, " aired ev- ery Saturday morning at 8:05 a.m. With Thanksgiving just around the cor- ner, anywhere from three to six students shared with their audience what they were thankful for the most. On other shows, the students would read the cafeteria menu for the next two weeks. Mrs. Martha Farmer commented, " The children enjoyed being on the radio, and it supplied a little informa- tion to the community. " Eager to hear their voices on the radio, the anchors of the show tuned in to WHEP for each show. Leigh Smith said, " I was nervous and shaky, then when I knew ev- erybody would be listening to it on the ra- dio, 1 got scared. " Without showing signs of being nervous, Austin Spivey reads the menu for a radio taping. The elementary broadcast aired on Saturday morning at 8:05 a.m. While concentrating on the taping, Jamel Jacl son recites what he is most thanl ful for. As he does so Jamie Durrance waits in the wings for his turn at the microphone. ' 92 Fourth Grade nt Lisa Applesate Tony Arrab D«bbfe Avera Travis Averitt Kr-lani Bailey n«il Bdnks Lynn Banwtt Tomml Bariwtl Adam Bell McCall Bergman MaHhew Boehm Belinda Brooks Shannon Brooks April Burton Joe Chalsson Mark Cox Rachel Cox Ashley Dougherty Jauvana Davison Marcellus Dubose Abby Duplesia Jamie Duplesl Jamie Durrance Joshua Ewing Chad Faulk Billy Franklin Cherriei Gardner William Gardner Joann Garner John Garza Wayne Gideons Brandy GIKord Robert Goode Wayne Goodman Connie Gray Mattle Gray Sonya Grayson Matthew Green Katy Hamilton Ryan Hanson Bebe Harris John Harris Jeffery Harrison David Henry Lonzo Henton Jennifer Hoppes Chad Houston Raymond Howard Teresa Huffman Christina Humphreys Sandra Hunter Jamel Jackson Angela James Kimberly Johnson Sonya Johnson Brldgette Jones Daniel Jones Kevin Jones Patrick Keith Jennifer Kelletl Tonya Kingry Toby Kinsey Jack Knight Marcus Knight Glenn Koehler Natasha Lamar Jusnita Lee Joseph Lewis Samantha Lewis Serena Lewis Veronica Luna Waller Lymon Steven Martell Don McGaster Eric McGaster Terrance McGaster Kellie McKlnley Trever Meade Chrts Medina Brian Mikon Tonya Miller Monty Montgomery Felicia Moore Wesley Moore Tierney Morgan Danny Moye Jim Nelson Janle Newbum Kejo Nick son Anthony Norris Lacy Oden Drew Odom Omar Odom Sabrlna Odom Voneka Page Amy Phillips Gregory Pickens Tabatha Pollard Fourth Grade 93 Shed Salter Melissa Scott Spencer Scott Terrlcal Scott Chester Sharpe Shandaia Slmpkins John Sledge Leigh Smith Racbeal Smith Stuart Smith Austin Spivey Sondra Stafford Timmy Stafford Jason Stephens Aian Taylor Caria Theim AUchad Thomas Steven Thompson Weatherman Drops In In what part of the United States was it rainy, snowy, hot, or cold? On January 21, ail questions fourth graders once had con- cerning the O.S. ' s climate were answered when WALA weatherman Bill Evans visited their school. Mr. Evans explained the weather, the symbols for it, and how he predicted it. Mrs. Vicki Montgomery called Mr. Evans and planned this special activity because fourth graders were studying the weather in their science classes. In preparation for this unit, Mrs. Kathleen Graham ' s science class made a map of the U.S. and placed symbols for the weather on it. Around this map the students put up their own individual weath- er pictures. " He was funny because he called every- body knucklehead, " expressed Danny Moye who really enjoyed hearing about the weather from a professional weatherman. Mr. Evans ' visit to the school not only supplied students with previously un- known information, but it also gave them something to brag about. After all, it wasn ' t everyday that one got to see a radio and television personality. With listening ears, fourth graders were eager to hear what Mr. Bill Evans had to say. Since Mr. Evans reports the weather nightly on the News 10 Early Edition and INightcast, students were anxious to have him visit their room. 94 Fourth Grade David Walthsll Chrlslopher Wnlklns Virginia Watson Dorian Weeks Holly Whatley Ryan Wheeler Murlce White Tamelka Williams Dwan Wilson Jerry Wood Larry Zellers Interested in the weather forecast. Monty Montgom- ery reads an article from the newspaper. The talk by Mr. Bill Evans boosted students ' interest. Eager to know what all of the symbols on the map stand for, Spencer Scott follows carefully as April Burton explains. Because she listened to Mr. Bill Ev- ans she couid now pass the information on. Fourth Grade 95 Bruce Adams Greg Aguilar Amanda Anderson Annette And reason Cameron Anglin Kathleen Ard Willie Jeremy Banks Cloveshta Barnett Daniel Bean Bradley Blackmon Stuart Blackwell Brandon Boone Shannon Boyette James Branan Chad Brewer Felicia Brooks Justin Brooks Bridget Brown Carveil Bullard April Burgett James Burke Aaron Bushnell Evelyn Butler Jan Byrd Anthony Carvin Reno Cassineri Donnie Castleberry Keith Cheney Shannon Ctark Jerome Collins Andy Courtney Carrie Courtney Stevenson Daily Stephanie Daughtery John Davis Dominic Davison Stephanie Deese Ruby Dennis Kerwin Dickerson Timmy Dickerson Todd Dillon David Dolihite Kristen Dolihite Jeanette Dubose Sonya Dukes Brandi Early Denise Eicher Bobbi Elder Chad Figge Van Gardner Celeste Gill Daxton Goforth Matthew Goforth Adam Hall Karen Hatl Michael Hamric April Hare Stephen Hare Valerie Harrison Cynthia Hicks Faye Hillburn Earnest Hix Clint Hodges Selena Hoggle Christine Hormek Katherine Jackson Deanna Jansen Amanda Johnson Andre Johnson Pamela Johnson Duane Joiner Arshaunda Jones Sandy Jones Tabitha Jones Franklin Keil Bryan Kichler Angela King Karen King Jason Kingry Christy Kinsey Amanda Kirkland Dewayne Kleinschmidt Jenny Klug Greg Knight Tiwania Knight Ronely Koon Katina Ledkins Charity LeDrew Matt Lemon Roseanna Lindsey Eden Lipscomb Shannon Lipscomb Pedro Luna Roderick Lymon Shelley McClary Alex McGaster Jennifer McKenzie Vashti McMillan Christie Means Darren Middleton Amy Milan Lisa Mitchell Chaka Moore Renee Morales Carrie Morgan Chad Morris Michael Moye 96 Third Grade You finally did it, after two years in the second highest reading group, you made it up to the top group at last; and if you didn ' t tell someone fast you were just going to burst. So who did you tell? Third graders told their sidekicks. Sidekicks could be found huddled into groups talking to each other or just passing notes in class. They were also there to listen Sidekicks to problems and give helpful advice. De- pendable and supportive, sidekicks offered the much-needed counsel to help solve problems and provide a listening ear in con- versations. Whether they were there to help solve problems or just listen to great news, side- kicks sharpened their problem-solving and listening skills in the third grade. For Matt and Dax Goforth their frontyard becomes an ideal soccer field after school. Not just twins but sidekicks also, they enjoy each others company as well as the benefits of friendship. Not only did sidekicks play with each other, but they also helped each other out. Sonya Dukes gets homework assignments from Mrs. Mary Rush Schrieber for Charity LeDrew while she is home sick. Third Grade 97 Man ' s Best Friend Parakeets, dogs, kittens, and ham- sters — all species had one thing in com- mon; they were pets among third grade students. Ranging in size from seven inches to fifty-four inches, pets required differing levels of responsibility. Some pets, like small parakeets, required less care than larger pets, like German She- perds. Large or small pets required food Proving to be perfect companions, pets can be played witti, trained, or just lield. Playing witti her Cocker Spaniel puppy Laura, Elizabeth Weaver makes up for the time she was away from her while at school. and shelter, and students usually found themselves taking care of these require- ments. They kept their pets in aquariums, boxes, wood houses, baskets, cages, ga- rages, and in their backyards. Some lucky ones even became house pets — enjoying all the comforts of home. Some pets had unusual behavior. Mi- chael Soesbe commented, " My Springer Spaniel chases birds and his shadow and jumps over bushes. He runs away from ev- eryone and loves to be playful. " Some students did not mind the responsi- bility of owning pets and even had five or six. But others had enough trouble just keeping up with one. Whether they owned many pets or just one, pets were popular among third graders. 98 Third Grade Pets can be fun, but responsibility is also involved. Jerome Collins has the task of feeding his cat Tiger every afternoon. i klft- Shane Stewart Kels Stots Jeremy Sluckey Israel Suma Raymond SuHon Jessica Svenson Donald Taylor Joy Taylor Kyndra Underwood Lee Walters Darian Waters Elizabeth Weaver Rhonda Weeks Ben White Terry White Angels Williams Walter Williams Wesley Williams Kelsey Wood Nina Wright Heather Wynne Cindy Young Third Grade 99 Bunches and Bunches " 1 keep them and try to give them to my brother and sister and I try to sell them and sometimes 1 go to my grandmother ' s and she lets us go and get bunches and bunches of shells, " remarked Niki Dolihite about her collection of shells. Second graders found collecting to be an interesting hobby. Stu- dents collected anything from rocks to shells to stamps to cans. They worked weekdays and weekends gathering masses of different items to add to their treasures. Some students asked family and friends to keep a watchful eye out for more things to go into their collec- tions. Brian Graham commented, " 1 go around picking things up. " Jimmy Salinas added, " 1 get rocks in my front yard and in the swamp. " Once they had gathered as many things as their boxes, cans and shelves could hold, what did they do? Kenny Thomas sold some of his cans and bought clothes with the money he made. Randy Pugh collected pencils and kept them in a pencil box. Mak- ing earrings with shells she collected kept Samantha Davison busy. Sandra Runs- After went with her sister to the store to sell her cans. Collections were something each student took pride in and properly cared for. They each had their own interests and whether their collection had any money value or not, it had a priceless personal value. Creating a life for Neman figures adds a little spice to a toy collection. Stephen Hamburg concen- trates on his imaginative battle using one of his six figures, Cyclone. Amid a jungle of stuffed animals and dolls, Heather Boone plays with one of her favorites. Heather receives dolls and animals to add to her collection on birthdays, Christmas, and just about every other gift- getting occasion. w fi •ilm. Is ??: a u ' ii v. .-r K» _ ■. ff!! I M 100 Second Grade tffi il Hofford Adams A ory Ann Agullar Bonila Anderson Clark r ouglBS A vera Loquonn Averheart John Baas Tracy Barnwell Jciemlah Bartlett Trad Bates Sarah Beech Remeka Bell Sprlr g Bettis Donna Bolder Heather Boone Angela Boyelte Wade Boylngton Reanna Brown Temeca Brown Robert Bullock Joseph Bushnell Randall Caldwell Essex Casey Ronnie Casey Mike Cesslnerl Lateshia Clark Lori Anne Clark Brantley Clopton Keith Cokes Clayton Collins Charlette Compton Nicholas Connell Brenda Crosby Tommie Dalley Roben Davis Samanlhas Davison Jeremy Dela Garza Martha Dennis Brian Dodd Micole Dolihite Derick Dubose Billy Dunn Terry Edwards Truman Ewing Amanda Fender Dorothy Foote Neely Frost Todd Frost Samanlha Gardner Kelly Garner Paul Garner Joshua Gentry Joey Gilley Jennifer Goodwin Brian Graham Samuel Gray Charlie Guy Andrea Hale Jamie Hall Stephen Hamburg Ansley Hanson Shawn Harrison Jeff Hart Marc Hawsey Roderick Heard John Heisiey Earnestina Hix Andrea Hobbs Chad Mollis Jamal Holmes Marvin Holmes Seneca Horace Wendy Hornberger Roderick Houston Sid Hunter Jeffery Jemlson Christopher Johnson Kenneth Johnson Malcom Johnson Matt Johnson Melissa Joiner Jarwan Jones Steven Jones Kelly Kaehr Melissa Kinsey Don Knight Justin Knight Tarryn Koon Michael Lamar Brilt Lockey Jacob Lopez Shiloh Lopez Michael Lucas Shassie Lucas Dorothy Lymon Tina Mabon Richard Magana Mario Marshall Charles McGaster Leah McKinley Christopher Meads Christina Moncrief Angela Moore Marja Morgan Howard Moss Steven Mother shed Trey Noland Edward Morris Donic! O ' Berry Michael Odoma Second Grade 101 Sherman Packer Tony Packer Valentino Pena A ark) Peralez Shuntlka Pettlbone Robert Phillips Marquis Prim Tamera Prtm Randy Pugh Michaei Ramsay Lotaya Reed Tiffany Roberson r eat Rogers Antonla Rome Hllarlo Romo Sandra Runs-After Melissa Sachs Jimmy Salinas Laura Salter Shannon Salter Chris Saunders Terry Scott Kristy Selby Eric Sheffield I eniss Sherman Christopher Smith Carmen Snider Siiane Southworth Bobby Stabler Randolph Stallworth Michelle Steele Ashley Stewart John Stewart For The Cool Of It Some people did anything for a little cool, fresh air on a hot school day. As they brought in brownies and cupcakes to be sold, second graders imagined the feeling of the cold breeze of an air-conditioner blow- ing away the rays of the hot sun. Each class was allowed to have an air- conditioner placed in it ' s room if the stu- dents raised the money needed. Then the school would pay the electricity bill. So sec- ond grade teachers got together to think up ideas to raise the money. Some rooms popped popcorn during classes and sold it at the canteen. Mothers sent in brownies, cupcakes and other snacks to be sold. Students brought quar- ters, nickels, and dimes to buy the snacks with, and a money doll was raffled off on February 7, bringing in close to $100. April Yost said, " 1 buy popcorn because 1 want second grade to have air-conditioning. " In order to obtain an air-conditioner, each room had to raise $800. The classes also took orders for Valley Brooks products, tempting friends and neighbors with a vari- ety of candy bars and other tasty treats. Jeff Jemison commented, " 1 sold some peppermint candies and gold nuggets and even some of those coconut kinds. " Joined together by a common cause, each of the six second grade rooms raised the money needed and installed air-condi- tioning. Their efforts were rewarded with the coolness of the new window unit blow- ing away the heat. Admiring her prize, Brenda Crosby looks over the money doll raffled off by second grade classes. The doll was a plastic girl figure clothed with folded up one dollar bills. 102 Second Grade mfl Gabc; Suddarth Sam Suell Adam Tsyk r Dinky Terrill K«iny Thomas Sconte Thomas Jeremy TInney Tare Turner Tammy UrKlerwood Joseph Vinson Qlorla Wotker Larry Water Jolcne Weeks Nicholas Weidlngef Meal Welch Philip Wenzel Jeremy West Jeremy White Anlwan Williams Christopher Williams Demain Williams Broderick Wilson Roderick Wilson Draper Woodyard Amelia Wright With supplies donated by parents and teachers. Mrs. Sara Thompson serves second graders bowls of popcorn. The popcorn sold for 25 cents and the money was used for air-conditioning. Second Grade 103 Demarkis Adams Mark Adams Shelly Alexander Crystal Anderson-Clark Paul Augiular Matthew Banks Lorenzo Barnett Thomas Bean Trexie Bell Leon Blackmon Ivy Burgett Artie Burton Mark Byl Samantha Casey Kim Clark Brian Coesens Jenika Collins Cayce Cook Christina Creighton Cathy Crosby Amanda Daughtery Brandy Davis Melissa Davis Trenton Deese Melynda Dement Kasey Klllion Robert Dolihile Siannon Dolihile Amanda Edwards Jason Eth ridge Joey Fell Kristjna Fell Eureka Franklin Konya Gardner Charlene Gibbs Lekeshia Glbbs Royce Gilcrease Ryan Gilt Ashley Givens Marilyn Goodman Robert Griffiths Kisha Hall Lisa Hall Mathan Hall Edward Harding Cindy Harms Ezekiel Harris Samantha Harris Brad Harrison Kevin Hawsey Danny Hayes Meiody Hayes Clifton Heard Donnell Heard Amanda Heisley Chris Henton Trina Hermecz Lavon Hicks Derek Hobbs Taras Hodlvsky Derek Holmes Charlene Hornberger Ashley Hughes Wesley Her Ben Jackson Kareem Jackson Rt ert Jones Melissa Julian Denise Kaiser Kim Keith ISick King David Kinsey Derek Kinsey Frank Kinsey Tara Kirkland Todd Kirkland Lisa Kleinschmldt Lasonya Knight Tiffany Knight Kevin Koon Jeana Kryder Krlstle Lamar Rhonda Langer Ian Langston Jerry Larson Andrea Lee Stacey Leonard Raye Ann Lewis Mandy Lipscomb Franklin Little Willie Lymon Britton Majors Jeremy McAdoo Heather McClantoc James McDonald Philip McDonald Marlon McQaster Emily McMahan April Means Robert Meeks KurUs Milter Gerald Minor Kristen Mlxon Elizabeth Montgomery David Moore Nathan Morales Terrlka Morgan Kelly rietson 104 First Grade iftf ' ! ' ® I 0 i »v V Mi M No More Brown Bags Sporting almost as many different colors and styles as there were individuals, lunch- boxes reflected the preferences of Care Bear lovers, Transformer fans, and Snoopy fanatics. First graders were no longer content to brown bag it. Simple black lunchboxes would not do. Students flocked to the near- est stores to purchase the newest crazes in lunchbox fashion. Jeana Kryder comment- ed, " I like all the lunchboxes, but this year I wanted a Hugga Bunch. " The purpose for carrying a lunchbox. however, was almost as important as the style of lunchbox chosen. Despite the hot meals offered in the school cafeteria, some students simply preferred home meals. Shelly Alexander brought a lunch fixed by her mother because " she makes better things. " No matter what styles in lunchboxes first graders decided upon or what reasons they had for carrying them, one thing was cer- tain: the days of the basic brown bag were virtually extinct. Sneaking a peek from behind his lunchbox. Christo- pher Parker relishes the thought of a hearty meal from home. Students brought lunchboxes for different reasons, but all agreed that mother cooked best. Lugging her favorite lunchtime companion. Crystal Anderson-Clark heads for the lunchroom, Lunch- boxes sporting cartoon characters and science fiction movie personalities were favorites among first grad- First Grade 105 Valentine Debut After spending time matting Valentine liearts, practicing their singing skills, and rehearsing poems, they were ready; and on the night of February 11, at 8 p.m., they made their debut. Dressed up and ready for fame, first graders performed at the school cafeteria in front of parents at the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) meeting preced- ing Valentine ' s Day. When the business segment of the meet- ing had been concluded, first graders marched to the front of the cafeteria. Some Bringing the meaning of Valentine ' s day to the audi- ence, first graders accompany their song with- hand motions. After singing " Six Little Ducl s " the group gave its rendition of " Ten Little Specified Frogs. " students, like Lisa Kleinschmidt, " felt weird " as they stood in front of the audi- ence awaiting their cue. When the signal was finally given by Mrs. Cheryl Smith, the students broke into song. First on the agen- da was a song about ducks. Then, some read Valentine poems. Finally, the students sang a song about speckled frogs. At the end of the performance, the audi- ence rewarded their hours of practice with ringing applause. According to Shelly Alex- ander, " It was embarrassing. " Tonya Nelson Michael Miehuss Stephanie Nix Jason CMoms Latisha Page Steven Palmer Christopher Parker Carrie Patterson Karla Petersen Raymond Pettibone Ryan Pope B.J. Potter Andy Price Ashanti Prim Laquanna Reed Margo Reed Kelvin Richardson Lakeithea Rigsby Charles Roberts Anthony Rogers Mark Romo Gwen Rowell James Russell Jllllan Salter Hysc Sarvold Annette Saunders Celesson Sharp Candy Sherman 106 First Grade Visually enhancing their song, first graders tell the audience about " Six Little Ducks. " The group ' s performance concluded a February 1 1 PTA meeting. Injecting life into their Valentine performance, stu- dents fill the cafeteria with music. Students made Valentine hearts, practiced singing, and rehearsed po- ems in preparation for the event. Jerid Sherman Steven Smith James Southern Kevin Stabler Katie Stagner Kristy Stallings Mancy Standlee Joseph Sturgis David Styron Melissa Slyron Charlotte Svenson Joyce Taylor Eddie Thomas Nash Toler Jacob Vines John Walker Melvin Walker Nicole Walker Michael Walley Henry Watson ChrisUna Wilkes Ricky Wlllet Kyle Wood Derek Woodcock Crystal Woodyard Dekeshia Woodyard Latoya Woodyard April Yearling First Grade 107 Fadish Play Do you know what Transformers are? If you don ' t, simply go up to any kindergarten student and he will most likely tell you its name, what it turns into, and several other interesting facts unknown to most people. Other than Transformers, kindergarten students knew a good bit about several oth- er toys such as He-Man and the Masters of the (Jniverse. Many of the students had favorite car- toons that occupied their afternoons and Saturdays. Transformers, Gobots, G.l. Joe, Masters of the Universe, and She-Ra were all put into cartoon form. Watcher Chad Rohe said, " 1 like to watch it because it looks like Cobra is going to beat Q.l. Joe, but in the end Q.l. Joe wins. " Past hits such as Star Wars, Match Box Cars, and Barbie and Ken had become al- most obsolete. Transformers and Gobots had made their debut. Despite the most re- cent craze in modern toys, most lost their popularity as fast as they gained it because history inevitably repeated itself. Some oth- er toy came in and took over the toy stores and the whole cycle started all over again. Pull the cord and it flies off. Devery Thomas demon- strates the functioning of his Gyro to Anthony La- Coste. What is this? A Transformer, of course. Just talk into it, and the product is a voice similar to a robot ' s. With this toy Anthony LaCoste can entertain himself throughout play period. . V t s..--- 108 Kindergarten Keaih«f Alsup ■ ' .niitf Anderson nnilcr Afd ifsny Armstrong he-ir.eth Averltt Shane Beasley April Beech Shawanda Bllllngsley Kalle BIschoff Chris Block Jeremy Borchordl Erie Branan Jason BroKowsky Jewell Brooks Sandy Burton Johnny Carnley Rick Cloy John Cole Tracy Compton Leslie Courtney Cherry Crelghlon Joseph Dale Pamela DelaGana Francis Dollhlte Juanlta Dollhlte Tanya Ouplesis KImberly Edwards Tara Emery Martha Ervin Kemley Franklin Nick Franklin Misty Frost Chrls3y Gebharl Keith Gideons ChrislI Goode Rachel Goodgame Timothy Gray Garon Griffiths Mindy Griggers Jennifer Guile Jason Hadley Allen Hall Amanda Hall MIcole Hamilton Tammy Hamilton Christopher Hamric Karla_ Hansen Jason Hansen Joni Hanson Josephine Harding Melissa Hicks Debra Hobbs Isiah Holmes Markeith Horace Jeanle Jeter Dorothy Johnson Ericka Johnson Jarr i John; Michael Joiner Eddie Jones Kaeri Jones Richard Jones Kelley Kaechele Heather Kaiser Angela Keil Erin Keith James Keith Andrew King Jeff Kinsey Darryl Knight Ray Knight Anthony LaCosle Vanessa Lane John Langham Angeli Lake Deanna Mabon Vanessa Marquez Labarron McDonald Danielle McDuffle Alana Merrill Crystal Merrill Jennifer Morris Monike Moss Teri Moye Tasha Mussman Ashley Nabors Harold Nabors Kalfina Naquin Joy Naiary Brandon Nelson Justin Nelson LaBaron Nichols Patrick Norns Ashley Odom Nlckey Odoms Don Page Krlslen Parker Jamie Perry Frederick Pickens Roshellc Pickens Aloi i Prir Kindergarten 109 Henry Prim Jackie Prim Jerome Prim Kendrick Prim Brad Pugh Hunter Randa Ronnie Roberts Mandy Rodgefs Chad Rohe David Saunders Julie Savell Alisha Schesso Marcus Scott Tyeshia Scolt C rlie Selby Alfred Slierman Trent Smith Patrick Sobol Boosting Easter Spirit " Here comes Peter Cottontail hoppin ' down the bunny trail, hippity-hoppity Eas- ter ' s on it ' s way, " sang twenty kindergarten students from Mrs. Barbara Durgin ' s class on March 26. " The children wanted to do a play, and I said, " Sure, " commented Mrs. Durgin, Easter was celebrated throughout the school, but no class could outdo the kindergarten. On March 27 and 28 all of the kindergar- ten classes celebrated Easter with an egg hunt and party. The children brought in eggs that were to be hidden and then found. The children enthusiastically hunted eggs in the southwest corner of the elementary field. " I wanted to go so I could eat all the eggs, " said Michael Joiner. After all the eggs had been found, they were returned to their original owners. Anxious little bodies squirmed during nap time as they thought of the party that awaited them. At 2 p.m., 24 five and six- year olds from each class sat in circles on the field sharing cup cakes, candy, potato chips, and juices. Each student devoured their sweets while learning a little bit more about Easter. Showing off the masks they made, kindergarten stu- dents enhance the audience ' s imagination. " I liked wearing the masks best, " said Darryl Knight after the show. After an egg hunt, kindergarten students enjoy sev- eral kinds of goodies. Students from Mrs. Kathy Crowell ' s class made little bunny hats to wear on the picnic. 110 Kindergarten Rcvin .ipso Tabamo T.n Brandi Uiuiftrwc-jd Clalboine Waltholl Chadwick Walking Ginger Whit« MIkkl While Kindergarten More Than A Teacher Teachers weren ' t simply those people students saw from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. five days a week. To the astonishment of stu- dents, their teachers did have lives other than the ones students saw around cam- pus. Teachers were just ordinary everyday people — like parents of students — and their interest varied just as their students ' did. Their involvement in life didn ' t stop when they left campus but rather extended into all aspects of the community. Away from school, they were mothers, daddies, church workers, and even moon- lighters just to mention a few. Mother and father duties occupied a great deal of time outside of school. Al- though they spent 35 hours a week 175 days a year away from their homes, teach- ers still managed to have plenty of time set aside for their families. Whether it was a trip to the grocery store or a night spent at the movies, moms and dads still found ways to spend time with their children. For those teachers who were athletically inclined, they became involved with church Softball leagues and community summer leagues. Some were umpires and referees, or even members at the Foley Raquetball Club. Athletic abilities didn ' t just belong to the coaches. Three afternoons a week, teachers from all three schools would meet Settings may change, but a teacher finds it hard to get away from Instructing young people. On Sun- day mornings, math teacher Mrs. Pam Hand shares Bible truths with her youth class at the United Method- ist Church. Exercise releases anxiety that builds throughout the day in the classroom. Teachers meet three days a week after school at the spa for aerobics classes. Moonlighting adds a little extra cash to a teacher ' s strained budget. The familiar face of social stud- ies teacher, Mr. James Shoots, greets students as they drop by Hardee ' s for those after school snacks. at the spa for an aerobic workout. Other teachers were involved in such sporting ac- tivities as running, biking, or even weighlift- ing. However, just as some students, there were even those who worked after school. For them, it seemed as if their salary wasn ' t enough to satisfy their wants. When such cases occurred, they became involved in the " other " working world. Teachers proved that they weren ' t just those people who stood behind podiums, gave lectures, and graded papers, but also persons who were active in outside pur- suits. 112 Faculty Staff , r-, fcM» ,;. ::;3 n;v . • - jI - Perched in the grocery basket. Beth Mixon surveys each item her mother selects. Mrs. Deborah Mixon spends Saturday morning taking care of household duties and spending time with her children. Spending time with dad gives a child a sense of well- being. Mr. Donnie Wenzel, along with two of his children, Drew and Leigh Anne, catch the action at the junior high basketball tournament. Faculty Staff 113 Discussion Time A three-day weekend was always appre- ciated by all — especially when the tem- peratures dipped to the lowest point of the year. February 27, however, was a free day for students only. A parent-teacher confer- ence day had been set up, which meant that teachers were available to talk to parents about their children ' s progress from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. The parents could find out how their children were doing in school and ask questions concerning improvement of their grades. The late hours were set for the conve- nience of parents, but many still did not take advantage of the opportunity. Only 40 of the 1,063 high school students ' parents showed up. Although the elementary and middle school ratios were greater, many teachers were discouraged by the number of parents that turned out. The deficit in attendance, however, provided teachers with a chance to catch up on neglected classroom work such as cleaning, straight- ening shelves, grading papers, and rear- ranging furniture. In spite of the late hours, low tempera- tures, and low attendance, there were some teachers who felt that the conference was a good idea. " 1 think this was a wonderful idea. We should do this every six weeks, " said middle school teacher Eleanor Daniels. Casually conversing, health teacher Mrs. Launa An- derson talks to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Parker about their son Peter ' s progress. Teachers made it a point for parents to feel free to hold conferences at anytime. Parents became better informed about their children when the Baldwin County Board of Education sponsored Parent-Teacher Conference Day. Discuss- ing her son Noel ' s progress, Mrs. Joan Hand talks with fifth grade social studies teacher Mrs. Betty Harris. 114 Faculty Staff ii i Mr. Arthur A nderaen— Health, P.E Mr . Pat Andersen—Computer Science, Computer Club Mr. Edsel Andenon — Counselor Mrs. Launa Anderaon— Health Mri. Sarah Ard — Aide Mr. Steve Baker— Pre- Algebra . 8th math. Jr. High Football Mra. Sherry Barton 3rd Grade MrB. Juliette Bata— 6th grade Mr. George Boehm— Biology I II. Human Biology M)»» Lou Boiler — 3rd grade Mr. Al Borchardt— Art I C II. Girls ' Soccer. Tennis Mrs. Sue Borchardt — Special Education Mrs. Martha Brewer — Academic Resource Mra. Margaret Briggi — Home Economics. FHA Mra. Mary Ruth Bumea — Bookkeeper Mra. Loree Carter — Cafeteria Worker Mr. Angua Carver— Ag t € II. FFA Mra. Marylln Carver— Chapter I Reading Mr. Tommy Catlln — Economics. Girts ' Varsity Basketball Mr. David Chapman — Janitor Mrs. Dorothy Chapman — Janitor Mrs. Marilyn Cobb— Home Economics. FHA. AFS Mra. Kathy Crowell — Kindergarten Ms. Eleanor Daniels — Special Education Mrs. JaNay Dawson— -10th 12th English. Scholar Bowl Mra. Barbara Durgin — Kindergarten Mrs. Brende Eddins- Health, P.E., Varsity Cheerleaders Mra. Terry Ellla- 5th grade Ms. Ruby Parish— 5lh grade Mrs. Martha Farmer — 4th grade Sergeant Richard Farnham — ROTC Mr. Olen Fuller— Basic Math, Algebra Mrs. Donna Geci — Special Education Miss Karen Gill— 7th 8th English Mrs. Sandra Gilley— Cafeteria Worker Mrs. Kathleen Graham- 4th grade Miss Betty Grant— 9lh English Mr. Terry Grant— Special Education, Key Club Mr. Brian Grantham— Ag.. FFA Ma. Sandra Guy— Kindergarten Mra. Holly Hancock— Economics. Government. Alabama History, World History. Guidance Mra. Joan Hand — Secretary Mra. Pam Hand — Algebra. Advanced Math, Mu Alpha Theta Mra. Betty Harris- 5th grade Ma. Rhonda Harvey— Pre- Algebra, 9th Math Mra. Eater Hellmich— 5th grade Miaa Shirley Helms— P.E.. Varsity Volleyball, Softball Ma. Pamela Hickman— Secretary Faculty Staff 115 All Dignity Aside " Herb, are you out there? " Not only did Burger King grab attention by asking tiiis question, but Mr. Frank Wenzel did also as he drummed up support for the varsity bas- ketball teams on morning announcements. Administrators and faculty members made an effort to make school not only educa- tional but exciting as well. Parties, trips to the library, field trips, and Dairy Queen day were a few events that fell under the category of faculty members making school fun. Each one found special ways to boost education as well as school spirit. Dignity was often sacrificed to bring out school spirit at the pep rallies. Mr. John Lee, Mr. George Boehm, Coach Eddie Wil- lis, Mr. Al Borchardt and Coach Tommy Catlin posed as members of the Northview homecoming court at the pep rally preced- ing the homecoming game. A burst of laughter erupted as the court took the floor. Other faculty members showed a little skin in an unrestrained effort to make money. One of these daring teachers, Ms. Faye Ra- chel, took part in the " Sexy Legs " contest to raise money for Miss Blue and Gold. Mr. Angus Carver took his agriculture class to the Pizza Hut because of the remod- eling job they did on an old car. Mrs. Sara Thompson rewarded her students for their good behavior by giving them a party. Giving straight " booklearning " a new twist, teachers attempted to promote edu- cation while relieving some of the tensions of the classroom situation. Wr. Charles Hoover — Janitor Mrs. Elsie House — 6th grade Mrs. Martha Jackson — 2nd grade Mr. Ralph James — Janitor Ms. Kathy Johnson — Aide Mr. Ivan Jones — Middle School Principal Mrs. Cynthia Kaiser — Librarian Mrs. Josephine Kelley — 4th grade Mrs. Margie Kennedy — 3rd grade Ms. Cynthia Key — 1st grade Mr. John Lee — High School Principal Mrs. Marjorie Lewis — Library Science Miss Edith Lloyd — 12th English, National Honor Society Mrs. Helen Lovelace — Canteen Worker Mrs. Elouise Lucassen — P.E.. Jr. High Girls ' Volleyball Miss Deborah Lundberg — 7th Math. Yearbook Mrs. Marilyn Mannhard — 5th grade Mrs. Deborah McCall — 2nd grade Mrs. Linda McCullough — Special Education Mrs. Gwen McFerrin — American History. Government, Interact 116 Faculty Staff Showing off her " sexy legs. " Ms. Faye Rachel dem- o Strolling across the gym floor. Mr. John Lee poses as a member of the Morlhview homecoming court. Faculty members often sacrificed their dignity to pro- mote school spirit. Mrs. Beverly McKenzie — Aide Mrs. Mary Messick — Typing 1 II, Office Procedu Mrs. Deborah Mixon — 1st grade Mrs. Victoria Montgomery — 4th grade Mrs. Lureatha Moore — 6th grade Mrs. Marge Moore — 3rd grade Mrs. Mary Anne Moore — 2nd grade Mrs. Meg Moran — Sf ecial Education Mrs. Joann Morris — Middle School Secretary Mrs. Patsy Muilek — Kindergarten Mrs. Deborah Navarro — Lesrnlrig Disabilities Mr. Jimmy Mazary— 8lh Math, P.E.. Jr. High Football Basketball. J.V. Basketball Mr. Charles Nelson — Drivers Education Mrs. Joy Noland— Learning Disabilities Mrs. Cheryl Owen— 8th 9th English Mr. Stephen Pearce— Band Mr. Barry Pennington— Elementary P,E,. Football Mrs. Elaine Persons— Chapter I Readlnq Miss Sue Peterson— Kindergarten Colonel Walt PetHe— ROTC, Interact Faculty Staff 117 Mrs. Dorothy Pettibone — 4th grade Mr. Melvin Pettibone— 7th 8th Science Mr. Keith Phildius— 6lh grade Mr. Bud Pigott— P.E. Football. FCA Mrs. Trixie PhiJlips— 8lh Math. 8th Science Mrs. Carolyn Plash — Elementary Secretary Mrs. Rachel Prater— 9th llth English, J.V. Cheerleaders Mr. Jerry Pugh — American History. Government Ms. Faye Rachel — 7th English Mrs. Suzanne Ramsay — Aide Mrs. Peggy Ratcliff- 7th Math, 8th English Mrs. Joann Riggs — Special Education Mrs. Carol Robinson— Aide Mrs. Ruby Robinson — Record Keeping. General Business, General Law, Business Math Mrs. Lynn Rockwell — Special Education Mrs. Pamela Rowden — Chorus Mrs. Marilyn Russell — Cafeteria Worker Mr. John Santa Cruz — Alabama History, World Geography, Football, Track Mr. James Shoots— 7th 8th Social Studies Mr. Jessie Shoots — Janitor Mrs. Jean Singleton — World Geography, Alabama History. World History Mrs. Cheryl Smith — 1st grade Mrs. Candyce Snowden — Special Education Mr. Don Snowden — Band Mrs. Hazel Snyder — 1st grade Mrs. Jo Solorzano — 9th English. Spanish I II, Spanish Club - Mrs. Sandra Stewart — Learning Disabilities Mrs. Janet Suttle — Secretary Mrs. Louise Taylor — Guidance Mrs. Sara Thompson — 2nd grade. Citizenship Club Mrs. Mac Thorpe— Cafeteria Worker Mrs. Mary Ann Underwood — Biology 1, Life Science, Science Club Mr. Joseph Vinson — Elementary P.E.. Football, Mrs. Lynda Walden — Middle School Librarian, Student Council Ms. Sharon Walden— Library Science II Mr. William Wallace— Vocational Guidance Mrs. Bessie Wallace— Chapter 1 Reading Mr. Preston Watson— 7th Science, P.E. Mrs. Beverly Wenzel— 10th English Mr. Don Wenzel— 7th 8th Social Studies Mrs. Lisa White— Speech Mrs. Vonametris White— 2nd grade Mrs. Alice Wilson— 6th grade Mrs. Linda Wood— 9th Math, Geometry Mrs. Paula Word — Kindergarten Mrs. Lynn Yeager — Home Economics, 8th Science Mrs. Burrul Yokel— 9th Math. Algebra I. Business Math 118 Faculty Staff Back-up Crew " Click, click, click. " This was a familiar sound in the school offices as the secre- taries started their daily routines. The sec- retaries, as well as the cafeteria workers, canteen workers, and janitors were crucial to the smooth running of school life. Think for a minute. How could students have gotten along without the canteen workers? There would have been no snacks at break. How about the cafeteria workers? This would mean no hot-cooked meals. Let ' s not forget the janitors. If it weren ' t for them the school would have looked like a city dump. These people made an impact on how the school performed and looked. Though the workers weren ' t always thanked per- sonally, some students felt that they had made a difference. Mike Thomas said, " I think that they helped everyone. " " People tend to ignore them, but 1 know that they did their job as well as anyone could have expected, " said Tommie McGaster. Whether or not students thanked the school workers verbally, it was evident that these people were intricate parts of school life. Representing all sections of the school, principals meet to discuss business each Friday morning at 7 a.m. Principals — Front: Ivan Jones (middle school), John Lee (high school). Brenda Pierce (elementary). Back: Frank Wenzel (high school assistant). Lester Smith (high school assistant). Kneading flour dough, Cynthia Key and Sandra Gil- ley get ready to make pizzas. The cafeteria work- ers made hot-cooked meals daily for students and teachers. Faculty Staff 119 m MEi ii iM niflirff li 120 Academic Division Academics Deriving a computer pro- gram to be distributed throughout the state or be- coming acquainted with the stock market by actually pur- chasing, selling, and trading stock with mock money gave students a whole new per- spective of the academic field. While freshmen struggled with the new course require- ments, others became in- volved In classes that often took them beyond the normal class routine. Students par- ticipated in the Model Gnited Nations (UN) to better famil- iarize themselves with the af- fairs of foreign nations. For approximately 15 weeks, 125 sophomores looked at reading from a dif- ferent angle when they par- ticipated in Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading (OSSR) each Friday. The stu- dents were allowed to bring any reading material to class they desired with the excep- tion of assigned material or textbooks and read for an en- tire hour without interrup- tions. The world of communica- tions was opened to fourth grade students when they produced and aired a radio program for local radio sta- tion WHEP 1310. Whether learning speed math with flash cards, learn- ing a foreign language, or pre- paring for a final high school exam, kindergarteners through seniors were continu- ously improving their aca- demic standards. During a year of excelling academical- ly, students were doing more — doing it better. For 30 fifth grade students, sixth period became more than the usual academic class. Aligning students in formation, Richard Nolte prepares Jr. AFJROTC cadets for drill practice. Extra Extra New rules hit extra activities To " C " or not to " C " ? Not quite Shakespeare, but it was a question be- ing asi ed around cam- pus. Because some stu- dents needed more incentive to keep their grades up than just paren- tal discipline the Board of Education decided to tackle the problem. During the regular meeting on August 21, the Board adopted a con- troversial county-wide policy. It required all stu- dents to maintain a " C " average on a semester ba- sis to be eligible to partici- | pate in extracurricular ac- tivites. According to the statement issued, extra- curricular activities were defined as any school sponsored group that met outside of the confines of the regular scheduled aca- demic program or struc- tured school day. The most talked about areas were athletics and band. Students ' comments varied. One student re- marked, " It keeps ath- letes thinking about their grades instead of just their sports. " Jon Noland, a basketball player, said, " They should have had it a long time ago. 1 think the purpose of coming to school is to learn; athlet- ics come second. If both can not be kept up to stan- dard, athletics should be the one to go. " Band director Mr. Don Snowden saw it both ways. " I ' m for it and against it. It ' s important kids keep their grades up, but it doesn ' t punish those who aren ' t in any- thing extra. " On the other hand, it was harder for some stu- dents to make good grades. Sonny Petway felt, " Extracurricular ac- tivities make students well-rounded and teach them more than school books do. " Not only did the " C " ruling affect what kinds of activities students partici- pated in, but the ad- vanced diploma did as well. This relatively new format put a greater em- phasis on science, math, and history. These courses were on an hon- ors level and required much more work. The ad- vanced diploma allowed only four electives during a student ' s high school career. Courses such as typing, ROTC, chorus, art, and journalism were difficult to fit in. To solve this problem and help stu- dents have time to take courses that would make them more well-rounded, an increase in the number of periods was consid- ered. Colonel Walter Pe- trie was one instructor who recommended there be seven classes rather than six and more empha- sis placed on fundamental classes like English and math. Un fortunately, no mat- ter how students were af- fected by these new poli- cies, they seemed to be stuck with meeting them head-on and making the best of them. Grades must be kept up to par in order to participate in ex- tracurricular activities. Coach Jimmy Nazary ctiecks William Scott ' s and Wayne Griggers ' re- port cards to make sure they are maintaining a " C " average. 122 Academics Tutoring is one strategy that students use to try to keep up their grades. Rickey Pigott. a member of the National Honor Society, tutors Scott Will and Edward Norman in algebra three days a week. r ■}Vlfei " A J f JM M ' t Hours spent after school practicing help " The Pride " to keep up its standard of march- ing excellence. Mew grade re- quirements insure that band members will also give their aca- demics equal time. Vital information lines the wallsof theFoley Public Library. Zan Pierce and Maria Hollings- worth discover that this wealth of knowledge comes in handy when it is time to write term pa- pers. Counseling aids in deciding which diploma is best. Mrs. Lou- ise Taylor helps Judy Wilde choose which courses are better suited to her needs. 123 Anything For A Grade Desperate for a good grade, students would do anything A grading period was 6 weel s which was 42 days which was 1,050 hours which was 63,000 min- utes which was 3,780,000 seconds long. It seemed like a long time, but it was often not long enough to pull low scores up to a sat- isfying grade. When one realized the end was near, it was often too late to bump that border-line grade up. Some students ad- mitted to fault and real- ized that perhaps they shouldn ' t have slacked up on their homework or failed to study for a big test or cut class that day. Others cried and pouted and practically danced on their heads, hoping that the teacher would have mercy and give them an- other point. But could a teacher just give a student a point? " I ' ve found that teachers just don ' t give you things; you need to earn them, " said Shelly Zeigler. Many times teachers would as- sign extra work or out of class projects to students who couldn ' t quite make the cut-off. One aim of school was to teach responsibility. A responsible person got their work done and in on time. The result of not up- holding this duty was un- satisfactory grades. The scare from one six weeks was usually all that was needed to give the incen- tive to do well and make it over the border-line. Students become interior decorators if that ' s what it tal es for a good grade. Bulletin boards are decorated for extra points in Mr. James Shoots ' history class. Students sometimes even go as far as bribery in hopes their teachers will remember them kindly at grading time. Lincoln Mund attempts this artful trick on Mr. Melvin Pettibone when he shares shrimp caught on his fa- ther ' s boat. 124 Academics Even students who have stage fright would rather stand up in front of the class for a few points instead of in front of their par- ents with a bad grade. Tracy Drew made this choice by pre- senting an extra credit report in front of her biology class. For bonus points, Shake- speare comes to the rescue. Rob- ert Pennington recites a Shake- spearean sonnet from memory in order to gain ten extra points on his test. Slimy, gooey, and dirty de- scribed the specimens that stu- dents from Mr. Gary Tucker ' s bi- ology class brought in for a bonus of up to five points each. Mr. Tucker inspects the tenta- cles of a squid which Kelly McClusky brought for the collec- tion. Teachers sometimes assign students projects to find visual aids about the subjects they are studying in class. Third grade student. David Stevens, illus- trates a poster on the Statue of Liberty to the class. Academics 125 students execute their knowl- edge of computers as they are tested on material learned from the " Understanding Comput- ers " textbook. Social studies classes were required to learn about computers. 126 Academics Grading tests, Missy Paustian, Teresa Dean, and elementary teacher Mrs. Deborah Mixon learn about each student ' s read- ing skills in detail. Computers were used to test elementary students. Computers presented a fun way for students to enjoy aca- demic subjects. Middle school students work on a social stud- ies simulation as they learn. Safety software took extra time and work, Greg Sharpless works during his lunch period to perfect the program. Universal Tool Computers reach into all areas of school What one item could be used in all aspects of aca- demics? Better yet, what one item could be skillful- ly used by anyone wheth- er they were in kindergar- ten or twelfth grade? Computers! As lab in- structor Mrs. Pat Ander- sen referred to them, " Computers ar e tools for yesterday, today, and a couple of days from now. " There were school and community projects per- formed by various stu- dents in the computer courses. One of these be- came well known not only among the school but also among the community and even the state. Safety Software, a computer ver- sion of the Alabama Driv- er ' s Handbook, was dis- tributed to schools throughout the state. In- volving students in the community, the project provided the Department of Public Safety with an efficient method of dis- tributing and updating in- formation. Elementary teachers used computerized pro- grams to test their stu- dents in the area of read- ing. The students were then sent individual re- sults by the computer lab technicians. The results of the tests indicated to the teacher in detail exact- ly what knowledge the student was lacking. They also gave page num- bers for the benefit of stu- dents who needed to go back and review informa- tion. Some high school and elementary students took vocabulary review tests once every six weeks on computers. Mid- dle school students were taught out of a textbook, " Understanding Comput- ers. " At the end of the course, they were quizzed on the information. The high school office made use of computers when lunch tickets, schedules, listings of stu- dents and teachers con- taining gereral informa- tion, and report cards were printed. Attendance was stored on the com- puters, and an accounting system was processed for the upcoming years. Students who took the computer course re- ceived a packet of work at the beginning of the year. These packets decided which students would go to competition. Computer students worked through their packets at their own pace. " We have to put all of our work and time into them to get something worthwhile. Every project got harder and harder, " commented Greg Sharp- less. Academically, comput- ers were used throughout the school. Students con- stantly made new pro- grams to further advance the computer field. As George Jones comment- ed, " Computers hold the key to the future. " Academics 127 History is a favorite subject among eighth graders. Students show their interest by bringing in antique artifacts in order to com- plete a given assignment. No matter how much a class is favored among others, they all require six weeks tests. Marylon Hand works to finish her biology test. 128 Academics Favorite Class? The question is asked time and again as students decide their favorite class Some were humiliated or disgusted when asked the question. Others stood right up and gave their full opinion when asked what was their fa- vorite class. The famous reaction, or the most famous reply, to this question was, as Kerri Sharpe commented, " Favorite class?! I don ' t have a favorite class. My favorite part of the day is lunch. " However, more studious students such as Dana Montgomery couldn ' t really decide on her favorite class. She commented, " Geometry or biology. I enjoy the challenge of geometry. , but I plan on a profession related to biology. " Even though students had different first reac- tions to the question, they all had various reasons for liking a particular class. Teachers had a great in- fluence in the choosing. Lynne Oulliber stated, " Mr. Snowden has a good sense of humor and he makes band fun. " Mr. James Shoots and his so- cial studies class won out at the middle school. Tyler Hayes remarked, " I enjoy the study of our American heritage and the teacher is great. " Wyndi Pickney comment- ed on how her interest in her favorite class affected her grade. " It helps I guess because the inter- est in the subject and the teacher makes me want to work hard and have good grades. " The way teachers made their assignments interesting and unique also played a major role in the choosing. Tenth grade English teacher Mrs. Bar- bara Langston added a lit- tle uniqueness to her let- ter writing classes. Students had to choose any of the 50 states and write other students from those states. Elementary teachers challenged stu- dents to learn their divi- sion at home. Fifth grader Robyn Johnson made flash cards and quizzed herself in order to be ready for any division test. The reward was be- ing placed in the top math class of the fifth grade. The very fact that teach- ers were admired and re- spected by students made a terrific impact on their grades. Fred Leiterman commented, " My favorite class is Biology II because I enjoy the teacher and I make better grades in there. " Also, the fact that a certain subject was their favorite motivated them to strive for better grades. " My favorite class is year- book, " commented Jenni- fer Lange. " If it wasn ' t for yearbook, I wouldn ' t come to school. " Howev- er, there were some favor- ite classes that were diffi- cult subjects for students to pass with flying colors. Just the challenge en- ticed them to be competi- tive with their grades. So in the end, the con- troversial question was overcome. Students an- swered this question by making their favorite grade under their favorite teacher in their favorite class. 130 Organizations Division Organizations ' O. riday afternoons be as students flooded the t. Along witJ ijlJ|b cfieeffflSierffieme and LaSharen Knight. _ coming pepj The year was one of doing nnore. As hundreds of students flooded the gym during group sponsored activities, it was evident that school participa- tion was on the incline. While some organizations were well-established in the school and community, there were others — others who sud- denly gained attention for their service and unique indi- viduality. As the computer club re- leased their own line of soft- ware throughout the state, members of the citizenship club served their community by sending cards and visiting the nursing home. And as the vocational organizations ex- celled in competitions both at the district and state levels, the American Field Service (AFS) celebrated its 25th an- niversary and sponsored three foreign exchange stu- dents. The undercurrent of par- ticipation added spice to the honoraries and organizations. Members combined activities and service to create a special uniqueness within the clubs — it was a year of doing it better. It was the third assembly sponsored by the year- book staff; and during the course of the day. they presented a skit and a slide show for the three schools. Hanging streamers and tying balloons, Dawn Faehnrich enhances the gym ' s appearance on the morning of the assembly. Plants demand room to grow, thus they must be repotted to insure normal growth. Joyce Lane repots plants that will be sold to raise money for FFA. After a job is done, clean up follows in order to keep a shop tidy and tools in easy access. David Edwards puts away a mig welder. Using a plane, Robert Likes smooths the edge of a dog house he is building. Even edges are important for a symmetrical fit in construction. « ■MHR Mj riMfc J Hp B l tw nNE v B m d jM He H W y VICA — Front: James Lorenzo, Billy Schneider, Jeff Dobson, Mike Jones, Jimmy Roberson, Wade Jones, Bruce Salzmann, Champ Hollowell. Row 2: Michael Salter, John Cannon, Vincent Kaiser, Mike Whittenton, Tommy Nun- nari, Raven Pope, James Carmon. Back: Joe McCullough, Mitchell Owens, David Edwards, John McGhee, Gary Moore, Roy Harrison, Jimmy Rhodes, Donald Krehling. VICA— Front: Herman Hall, Charlie Bush, Tony Sumrall, Kevin Kelmar, Keith Hubbard, Ricky Williams, David Page. Row 2: Luke Doege, Dan Bigger, Karen Jearn, Richard Slay, Kim Brown, Chris Price, Wilbert Mettles. Back: Geoff Schaff, Gary Farmer, David Wheaton, Kenneth Powell, Bryan Schell, Debbie Yarbrough, Michael Hor- ace, Justin Schell, Jimmy Frank. 132 VICA FFA 9 I.V ■I Classes expose students to a Trade for life For those students who want- ed to go directly into a trade, maybe even skip those extra four years of college, there was a simple solution — the Roberts- dale Area Vocational Center (RAVC). The school was com- prised of six clubs that students could participate in, two of which were the Vocational In- dustrial Clubs of America (VICA) and Future Farmers of America (FFA). VICA, which consisted of die- sel mechanics, air-conditioning, refrigeration, electronics, draft- ing, welding, and trowel trade made up a little over one third of the school. The diesel mechanics course taught students the basic skills they needed to maintain me- chanical devices. General Mo- tors donated a truck for stu- dents to use in class as a model. After learning basics, students practiced on teachers ' and stu- dents ' cars, charging only for parts. Masonry, brick laying, and concrete pouring were taught in the trowel trade de- partment. A major project that all of VICA participated in was an addition to Robertsdale High School in which each class ap- plied its respective skill. This in- cluded the trowel trade class, which laid the foundation and bricked the walls. Televisions, stereos, and ra- dios were in better tune after the electronics class went to work. Before any work could be done there were hundreds of symbols such as " t, " which means voltage, to be learned in order to read a schematic or a map of the circuit in question. Only after the principles were taught could a student compre- hend the massive network of tiny soldered lines of an elec- tronic board. Again, as in other classes, first year drafting students learned the basics of proper drafting. Second year students worked their way from me- chanical drawings to actual ar- chitectural plans. FFA helped first year stu- dents advance their skills in plant cultivating and helped second year students in lands- caping, sales and marketing. The students were responsible for the landscaping and upkeep of school grounds in addition to their everyday work. Each class had its own fund- raisers to send active qualified members to spring contest. An example was a sales campaign of fruit and plants by the FFA class in order to have funds enough to send representatives to participate in contest divi- sions such as horticulture, pub- lic speaking, and livestock con- test. Contests gave students an opportunity to demonstrate the skills they had learned and per- fected and the chance to be commended for them. FFA — Front: Karen Porter. Rudy Cruz, Jill Bain, Kim Allen, Earl Prochazka. Todd Leitermann. Row 2: Joyce Lane, Grant Howard, Mel Cooper. Lee Gilley, Rot ert Likes. Marty Stancliff. Back: James Myers. Adam Hodges, Will Goo- dale, Earl Bullard. Old contest projects make for good practice lessons. Ricky Williams works on a 16 X 16 brick column, an old state contest project. VICA FFA 133 Learning to operate different office ma- chines enables BOE students to fit into any office. Michelle Stanford works with a TRS-80 computer. Many fields of study in BOE provide a well-rounded education in business pro- cedures. Lee Ann Leiterman finishes up on some unfinished calculations. 134 BOE DEC A Students prepare to answer the Public ' s demands Dealing with tiie public came naturally for some, but others had to cultivate this skill. Dis- tributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) and Business Office Education (BOE) classes both dealt with this and other aspects of meeting the public. BOE trained students in com- plete office procedures. During the first year, as in other voca- tional classes, students learned and perfected skills. " Senior classes are harder than the first year, " commented Rosalind Shoots when questioned about advanced senior classes and job placement. In addition to class- room work, seniors worked in local offices to become more ac- quainted with an office atmo- sphere. A part-time job took the place of classes on Monday, Wednes- day, and Friday for senior DECA students. Juniors spent the day in different classes such as human relations, resume writing, and selling goods to customers. To gain experience as well as extra funds, DECA was in charge of running the vocation- al center ' s canteen and campus Coke machines. They also col- lected toys at Christmas for the welfare department. To in- crease their funds, BOE sold Christmas tree ornaments. A portion of these funds were spent on sending participants in contest to district and state competition. Others were used when all of the vocational clubs chipped in to buy a billboard ad- vertisement in the Robertsdale area. Both DECA and BOE taught the fundamentals of business, but more importantly, it devel- oped the interests of the stu- dents. Tammy Leiterman com- mented, " Office work is where my interests lie. BOE helps me. " As if they were actually on a job, DECA students clock the time they have spent working in the canteen and filling the Coke machines. Denise Scott clocks in after working in the canteen BOE — Front: Brenda Davison, Tammy Leiterman. Tina Travis. Cyndi Hilton, Leah Sanders. Sonya Hicks, Leanne Sherman. Row 2: Lisa Bodway, Angle Trotter, Robbie Downing, Lisa Resmondo, Michelle Stanford, Shannon Thornburg. Rosalind Shoots. Pamela Prim. Back: Lezlie Styron, Jamie Parks, Lee Ann Leiterman, Kelli Hudgins, Delia Boomer, Judy Wilde, Debbie Vail, Deb- bie Bartley, Jeanette Geci. DECA— Front: Eric Rogers. Linda Phipps, Janice Gray. Karen Bolder. Back: Bobbie Williams. Denise Scott, Areatha Jones, Tammie Reed. BOE DECA 135 HOE consists of a course similar to Biol- ogy II. Vicki Subel finds herself sur- rounded by stacks of course material. By pointing to the color and saying it, Trula Bally assists her young students in learning their basic colors. Learning to count and recite A.B.C ' s are the building blocks of an education. HERO — Front: Patricia Parrish, Vicki Whatley, Amy Ewing, Cindy Staimpel. Back: Bernessa Calhoun, Evette Robinson, Sharon Williams, Tamera Miller. HOE — Front: Theresa Rosa, Kelly Dil- lon, Toni Kinsey, Vicki Subel. Back: Vic- tor Jerkins, J.R. Andersen, Sam Jones. 136 HOE HERO Students learn the basics from On the job training On the job training could re- sult in excellent job placement after graduation. Second year students from Home Econom- ic Related Occupations (HERO) and Health Occupa- tion Education (HOE) were placed in office or career atmo- sphere situations after they had completed a first year course. The course, which con- sisted of important theories and ac tivities, prepared stu- dents for a future occupation as well as for life. " Classes help students to be better par- ents as well as day care work- ers, " said Mrs. Debbie Ra- mage, instructor of the child care class. Pre-schoolers visited child care classes every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Seniors worked in local day cares and kindergartens. Both the visits by pre-schoolers and working with day cares and kindergartens gave the stu- dents a chance to share what they had learned in the fields of arts and crafts, storybook tell- ing, and flannelboard stories with the children. Custom sewing and house- hold services were taught in the HERO classes. Altering clothes and making drapes gave experience to students in the techniques they mastered while learning to be power ma- chine operators for the apparel industry. HOE students spent their Ju- nior year in a cla ss equivalent to Biology II. The health care class trained students in basic patient care such as finding vi- tal signs and other first aid as- pects. " It gives you a basic knowledge, " said Thereasa Rosa. Second year students were placed with local doctors and dentists to enhance their on the job training. Each student, whether in HOE or HERO, received impor- tant training that would prove to be a helpful experience for their chosen career or future education. " My interests lie in medical fields, so HOE is great for me; besides, I like it a lot, " said Kelly Dillon. On the job training not only served as a good means of education, but it also provided a source of self satisfaction. Being held captive in a jungle gym jail goes along with the job of watching pre- schoolers. Evette Robinson waits for her miniature jailer to set her free. HOE HERO 137 Part of a cadet ' s learning involves lead- ership ability. Cadet technical sergeant Tammy Parker takes command of the junior ROTC by teaching marching skills. At every home varsity basketball game the colors are presented at halftime by the color guard. Whether after school or on Saturdays, many members devoted time practicing and preparing for per- formances. ROTC Flight A— Front: Suzy Wilson (Guide), Bill Huggins (flight command- er), David Roberts (finance officer). Row 2: John Helms, James Myers, Wil- liam Griffiths, Becky Oden, Brenda Jones, Carolyn Shepard, Kathy Gra- ham. Back: Donald Krehling, Vicki Eth- eridge, Jeanne Clark, Joyce Lane, Lon- nie Lassitter, Valerie Kane, David Mills, Scott McNair. 138 ROTC Cadets stay busy but always have More to Come There were some organiza- tions and extra-curricular activi- ties that more or less became a way of life. Although Colonel Walter Petrie said, " ROTC is just like any other class, " the majority of the cadets of the AL- 791 AFJROTC Squadron found themselves caught up in the ex- tra activities and community service of ROTC. Sixty percent of the ROTC schedule was strictly academ- ics consisting of six fields of study: aerospace environment, principles of aircraft flight and navigation, the heritage of flight, rocketry and space craft, aerospace careers, and defense of the United States. Cadets were required to enter several essay contests. Freedom Foun- dation was one in which the AL- 791 Squadron took top places. Vern Cresap captured first place and Mark Stratton won second place. Mike Stockwell snatched third place and also placed a local second in the Voice of Democracy. In addition Mike met the requirements for an ROTC scholarship. ROTC taught self-discipline while of- fering a vigorous academic regi- men. " It teaches you good hab- its, " commented Willie Corrington. 30.6% of the 108 students enrolled in ROTC ex- celled to high school honor roll level. Six of these were mem- bers of National Honor Society. Twenty-nine cadets formed an AFJROTC honor society which required an " A " in ROTC and a 3.0 grade point average overall. The other forty percent of the ROTC schedule was entitled " leadership. " This consisted of several fields. Several days a week were devoted to practic- ing drilling skills. " Marching in unison may sound simple, but it ' s not once you try it, " com- mented Deena Buck. Cadets learned how to handle the flag with respect. As cadets gained rank, working their way from airman to sergeant and on to of- ficer, they learned and prac- ticed certain responsibilities of management and communica- tions. Outstanding cadets re- ceived superb leadership train- ing through the Junior ROTC program. Basic skills in drilling team and color guard tech- niques were taught to fifth grad- ers to introduce them to JROTC and help them make a decision about participation. Special practice enables the color guard to march in polished form in the annual homecoming parade. Cadets auditioned for a spot in the color guard. ROTC Flight B— Front: Denson Free man (flight commander), David Burts (flight sergeant). Row 2: Erika Bayer, Dawn Morris. Candy Stokes, Teresa Harrison. Back: Wayne Knapp. Eric Metz, Chris Lary. Kevin Richardson. ROTC Flight C— Front: Charleen Morris. Jae Ewing, Johnny Robinson, Deena Buck. Wheathers Andreason (flight sergeant). Charles Sherman (flight commander). Row 2: Amy Toler. Doris Brewton, Angela Gilbreath, Ra- mon Cruz. Marc Richardson. Back: Pe- ter Parker. Trade Price. Marie Styron. Sherrie Hall, Mike Lee. 139 ROTC By participating in outside activities and fundraisers, ca- dets earned ribbons and showed their ability to hold a rank. ROTC made efforts to help oth- er people by bi-weekly visits to the Foley Nursing Home to play bingo and visit with the resi- dents. At Christmas, they also presented a sewing machine to the nursing home. Volunteering cadets spent Saturday morn- ings in November selling pop- pies or " Buddy Poppies " to raise roughly $1000 for Veter- ans of Foreign Wars (VFW). On November 23, ROTC or- ganized a bike-a-thon to raise money for St. Judes ' Children ' s Research Hospital. Offering two 10-speed bikes, AM FM cas- sette " Boom Boxes, " and porta- ble radios as prizes for their rid- ers, they raked in $4800. Besides participating in fun- draisers, members of the ROTC Honor Guard presented arms at seven football games and ten basketball games. While the color guard took part in three Veterans ' Day ceremonies, two Parent Teacher Association (PTA) open houses, and five pa- rades, the drill team marched in six parades. The rocketry club was formed with the purpose of giving cadets first hand exper- ience in rocket design, building, Exerting his presidential authority, Mark Stratton leads an ROTC honor so- ciety meeting. The honor society was formed by 29 cadets with outstanding achievements in academics. More launching, and evaluating. After building rockets, cadets put on several demonstrations for the elementary and middle school. ROTC may have been just an- other class to some of its mem- bers, but to others it became their primary interest and the focal point of their school lives. Kim Taylor commented, " ROTC takes up all of your time, but it ' s worth it. You feel like you ' ve accomplished some- thing. " ROTC Flight D — Front: Jenny Camp, Cathy Quails (flight commander), The- resa LaCoste (flight sergeant). Row 2: Kevin Kelmer, Janice Gray, Dennis Pot- ter, Linda Green, Ron Roberts, Charles Ewing, Maureen Fawcett, Brenda Weeks. Row 3: Chance Blaker, John Harrison, Lee Dugger, Doug Munger, Sandy Bell, Marty Lipscomb, Kevin McLain, Pam Garden. Back: Mitch Schaff, Melissa Bailey, Bo Johnson. Mi- chael Maxwell, Mike Collier, Niko Cuel- lar, Dina Qilley. ROTC Flight E — Front: Billy Schneider, Dawn Faehnrich (flight ser- geant), Claudia Goffeney, Rob Howard (flight commander). Row 2: Charles Burts, Jeff Gartman, Lounell Richerson, Gerald Osborn, Sandra Keith, Joyce Johnson. Edward Paul, Lawrence Wil- son. Baclc: Angle Savell, Michelle Da- vis, Renay Bishop, Carolyn Mickelsen, Jeanie Thomas, Sharon Weeks, C.J. Tolbert, Tim Knight. 140 ROTC Before launching a model rocket. Bill Huggins adjusts the fins for a straight flight. The Rocketry Club demonstrated the basics of flight to elementary and middle school students by launching model rockets. For biking all Saturday morning, Debby Boone is presented with a bike-a-thon t- shirt and tote bag by Ed Norman. The St. Judes ' Bike-a-thon, sponsored by ROTC, raised approximately $4800, Marching in military form down N, McKenzie Street, the drill team shows their pride in themselves and their coun- try. The drill team marched in six pa- rades. ROTC 141 Looking at the director at a pep rally is important. Members of the clarinet and flute section find watching Mr. Don Snowden helps them stay together. Top hats and gloves set members of the Dixie Land Band apart as they play be- fore an audience of football fans. Spe- cial students, who wanted to be in this group were picked according to their playing abilities. With instruments in hand and heads held high, band members dawn their new uniforms and say farewell to the active band season. Members finished the season having played at eleven half- time shows. 142 Band Hours spent practicing and coordinating moves make band members Worthy of praise " I like them because they take pride in what they do, mak- ing them the very best, " com- mented Indiana Jones. " They work very hard at becoming the best and it shows in their perfor- mances, " said Melvin Prim. They met at least once every school day to practice on their beloved treasurers . . . their in- struments. These students, fifth through twelfth graders, constituted " The Pride. " To start off the year, the band put in long, sweaty summer pr actices from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. — better known to the 184 students as band camp. From August 1-29, the members re- hearsed time and time again band shows choreographed by band directors Mr. Don Snow- den and Mr. Stephen Pearce. When school started, mem- bers of the band practiced on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. " The Pride " went over last minute touch ups for upcoming shows and practiced music for pep rallies. On October 31, the band room basement flooded when Hurricane Juan pounded the Gulf Coast. No major loss was suffered though some instru- ments and parts of uniforms were damaged. Standing erect with rifle upheld, Caria Sariego concentrates on her next moves. Hours of extra practice were put in by girls who twirled the rifles and flags. Marching down the street in the home- coming parade. " The Pride " fills the air with music. This was the first parade performance of the year. Band 143 Adding spice to the show, members of the auxiliary inflate and deflate a para- chute at the " Oddball Show. " The band alternated this show with the contest show before spectators at football games. As tlie liot summer day disappears, 184 students stand ready to perform. Mr. Don Snowden choreographed the shows before band camp began. Concentration is f ie fcey word on the football field at a halftime show as flag corps members and rifle corps mem- bers " do their stuff. " Timing had to be just right for the show to be a successful one. 144 Band Praise Practice, practice, and more practice characterized the band as parade time rolled around. From marc hing on the football field to walking down the streets required adaptation by the band members. With heads held high, ' The Pride " paraded the streets for homecoming, Christmas, Shrimp Festival, and Veteran ' s Day. A chicken dinner was held on December 4. Tickets sold for $4 each. Proceeds went to the band treasury and were used for out-of-town trips and band com- petitions. About $8000 was raised off the dinner. On February 22, the band members and parents displayed other talents by putting on a show at the Foley Civic Center based on " Puttin ' on the Hits. " It was a lip synchronization that was sponsored by the parents. With tickets selling for $2, the show netted $1000. The pro- duction was called Band Aid. Also in February, the Concert and Symphonic bands went to Troy for competition. They left the school at 8 a.m. and re- ttllL » A i -. ' turned at 12 p.m. that night. The band received all ones in the competition — one being the highest number possible for an excellent performance. The band took pledges for the playa-thon held at the Sea Oats Festival. They played for 12 hours at the beach on March 22, and afterwards collected about $1500 that went into the fund for the band trip to Atlan- ta, Georgia. Duffle bags, luggage, maga- zines, and playing cards could be seen in the hands of the Con- cert and Symphonic band mem- bers on April 18, at 6 a.m. The band loaded into buses and headed to Troy for state compe- tition. Following the trip to Troy, the band traveled on to Atlanta, Georgia for a fun day at Six Flags. It was not uncommon to hear people bragging on the band. Standing ovations and cheers following performances demon- strated the pride students and members of the community felt for the 324 members of this or- ganization. With snares and mallets all drumming in unison, the percussion section of the band provides the needed background used in the songs. The percussion sec- tion also spent extra hours practicing on routines and drum solos. Band 145 Showing hogs at the Greater Gulf State Fair can be challenging. Jeff Dobson finds this out as he herds the hog in the direction of the judges. After FFA sold over 19,000 boxes of oranges, Kevin Hermecz unloads the last few. The oranges were kept at the Irwin ' s grain elevator where they were picked up by customers. Ag I — Front: Greg Watts, Carolyn Knight, Jimmy Metz, Craig Schoen, Bri- an Grantham (sponsor). Row 2: Tony Bodiford, Kertz Hare, Donald Trotter, Kendal Molsbee, Mitchell Schaff. Back: James Porter, Wade Wolverton, Jamie Feely, Daniel Staimpel. Ag I — Front: Dale Kaechele, Robert Suell, Tommie Miner, Rickey Holman, Jeff Devenyns, Randy Hattamer. Row 2: John Nims, Joe Warren, Wade Stroud, Mark Rohan, Ramon Cruz, Craig Cassebaum. Back: Scott Lind- sey. Glen Hines, Pete Ledlow, Mike King, Jeff Jensen, John Trimble. 146 FFA FFA members leam necessary skills to survive On the farm Just think of it. How many people do you know who could judge land and dairy cattle, re- store a 1955 Mercury car, go to Kansas City, Kansas for a con- vention, and sell 19,000 boxes of oranges? To be exact there were 78 boys, 5 girls, and 2 men who accomplished this. Who were they? The Future Farmers of America, of course. FFA consisted of Ag I through Ag III. Ag I and III dealt mainly with mechanics and hor- ticulture. Ag 11 consisted of offi- cers which were also involved in horticulture and mechanics. Over 19,000 boxes of Sun Sweet oranges were sold as a fundraiser. They were pur- chased from Tampa, Florida and delivered to the Irwin ' s grain elevator where they were picked up by customers. Over $3000 was taken in from the or- ange sale. On November 9 through 11, FFA students attended the Na- tional Future Farmers of Amer- ica Convention held in Kansas City, Kansas. Representatives from the 50 states attended. Lectures were held at the con- vention where students went to learn more about their organiza- tion. Various award and speak- ing contest ceremonies were held for students and schools receiving special recognition. Robert Trimble commented, " 1 think that the convention was very interesting. There were over 20,000 people who were all dressed in blue jackets alike. The people there were also very friendly. " Public speaking contests were held at the school for FFA students. Seven students par- ticipated. Out of the seven, the winner chosen was Michael Kai- ser. Hours of preparing and practicing were put in, in order to win such an accomplish- ment. Michael went on to win the County title also. Conversing and comparing scores, members of the cattle judging team meet to decide on how closely they judged the cattle. The club members won the judging and went on to the next level of judging in Atmore. FFA 147 Sanding down the back fender of an old car, Kenny Kaiser and Robert Trimble work fifth period with mech anics. Other projects included working on Mr. Carv- er ' s truck or their own cars. With crescent wrench in hand, Kevin Watkins, Tim Hattamer, and Jeff May- berry operate on the block of a 1955 Mercury. Hours of work as well as studying the operation of an engine were necessary to get the motor run- ning again. While working out the details, Tammy Carver makes sure that all the arrange- ments are made for the national FFA Convention. Tammy was one of the stu- dents who represented the school in Kansas City. Ag II — Front: Kevin Hermecz, Tommy Weeks, Don Brooks, William Griffiths (reporter). Tammy Carver (secretary), Jeff Jensen, Travis Montgomery, Bill Stewart. Back: Jeff Seitz, Charles Sher- man. Paul Rohan, William Jones, Gin- ger Waters, Bobby Jones. 148 FFA Farm Restoring a 1955 Mercury car challenged FFA students who took mechanics. The car was kept in the storage shed behind the Ag building which made it convenient for any type of weather. Each day students would head out to the shed and make the necessary repairs. And although the work proved to be " long and tedious, " the reward came in the end when the car was completed. On March 7, the cattle judg- ing team got to work. On the Dillon ' s Dairy Farm, five schools met to compete against each other for judging cattle of all ages. Various aspects such as the height and weight of the cow were taken Into consider- ation while judging the cows. Club members of FFA took notes on the cattle to aid in making an oral presentation after all the scorecards were turned in. In the end the note taking paid off because the judging team w on best overall in the competition. Constructing various types of buildings enabled the stu- dents to show off their skills. One such time was when the Home Economics Department asked the Ag students to build a storage cabinet for their sup- plies. Once again, the students assembled and together they got the job done. Through activities, contests, and judgings, the students end- ed the year having gained — awards, knowledge, and pride. Ag II — Front: Brian Grantham (spon- sor) Scott White (Baldwin County Presi- dent). Ray Tompkins, Darren Watts. Johnny Robinson. Daphny Smith, Gary Doege. Row 2: Angus Carver (sponsor). Glenn Morris (chaplain). Fernando Lo- pez, Terry Kluckman, David Edwards, Tyrone Foote. Back: Kevin Daw, Jean- nie Mixon, Melvin Cooper. Brad Moye. Lee Gilley, Wayne Mannich. Ag III— Front: Roy Lee Evans, Todd Cassebaum (president), Kenny Kaiser (vice president), Robert Trimble (tr ea- surer), Joseph Shoots. Nathan Foote. Row 2: Randy Beasley, Jae Ewing (ju- nior vice president), Adrian McNeil, Ke vin Watkins, Ronald Watts, Ruben Cruz, Jeff Mayberry, Chad Blackwell. Back: Jimmy Stiles, Bart Sahr, Willie Turner. Chris Gibson, Tim Hattamer, Steve Creighton, Greg Frank. FFA 149 Coasting down the road, Laura McCon- nell and Tanna Verner represent SGA in the homecoming parade. Wayne Treawich donated his golf cart for SGA to use in two different parades. While concentrating on other things, Wil Tuggle prepares to donate blood. Wil was one of 99 students who donated blood. Representative Christy Muiiis and presi- dent Mike McConnell register students for the blood drive. The drive began at 8 a.m. and was over by 3 p.m. Changing the message on the sign in front of the school was one school-relat- ed job for Laura McConnell, SGA trea- surer. SGA members and officers helped with activities and relayed infor- mation of student interest. SGA — Front: Tanna Verner (secre- tary), Mike McConnell (white co-presi- dent), Laura McConnell (treasurer). Row 2: Cindy Hughes, Lonna Herronen, Scott Crosby, Jeana Anderson, Sa- mantha Pierce, Lena Crawley, Kim Sheffield. Back: Dawn Faehnrich, Rick- ey Pigott, Christy Mullis, Lawrence Wil- son, Shannon Walden. SGA — Front: Patrick Irwin, Renee Fortner, Trisha Taylor, April Yeager, Dana Montgomery, Jenny Camp, Kathy Stockwell. Row 2: Kim Crook, Caria Sariego, Mitzi Stephens, Sherry Lukers, Shane Finley, Ashley Waldo, Alisa Johnson. Back: Jean Killian (sponsor), Eric Harris, Shelly Ziegler, Paige Watler, Jamie Price. 150 SGA Involved in school activities and learning to be leaders, SGA members practice to be Next Reagan Maybe they weren ' t the next Ronald Reagan, and maybe they were a little young to be Involved in the government, but these club members were close. Although it wasn ' t the U.S., or the state, or even the local gov- ernment, these students used their abilities as leaders and be- came involved in the Student Government Association (SGA). They began their service the previous school year, when elected a new officer, in the spring. After campaigning for two weeks, the candidates made speeches before the stu- dent body and were later voted on. The familiar voices heard ev- ery morning on announcements were the four SGA officers. The club was in charge of buying the letters for and changing the message, weekly, on the sign in front of the high school. They also had a reception at the be- ginning of the year, to welcome new students to school. As it was for most clubs, homecoming and Christmas were some of the busiest times of the year. For homecoming festivities, members decorated a golf cart for the parade and decorated the Shopper ' s Plaza window. For their window dis- play, the group captured the first place award. Also, the club sponsored the annual home- coming dance in the gym. At the Christmas assembly, they helped to get the crowd aroused by leading them as they sang " Frosty the Snowman. " The 42 representatives and four officers were sponsored by Mrs. Jean Killian who attended all activities the club was in- volved in. One of these events was the annual blood drive which was held in the library. Any student, 17 or older and weighing over 105 pounds, could help out the local blood bank. Their goal was 70 pints and the group not only met their goal, but also exceeded it by collecting 99 pints. Showing their support for the school and their leadership qua- lities, SGA members attended meetings and relayed the infor- mation back to their homeroom class. This club proved stu- dents had the capabilities to lead their classmates to a suc- cessful year. Stuffing a helmet, to create their own kind of " spirit. " Matt Maurin helps with the window display. SGA members de- signed their window display around the homecoming theme of " Catch the Spir- Painting, Laura McConnell and Mike McConnell put the finishing touches on the window of Shoppers Plaza. SGA won first place for their window display in the annual homecoming parade. SGA 151 Serving students continuously, the student council shifts Into high gear While most students were gulping down potato chips, Cokes, and other junk food from the canteen, one group of students chose to spend their time in the library. The group was composed of students who were in the sixth through the eighth grades. They came pre- pared with notebooks, pencils, and pens. The assembled stu- dents composed the Middle School Student Council. Meetings were held in the li- brary on Mondays or Wednes- days every two weeks. At about 10:07 a.m., members of the club crowded into the library. And at about 10:17 a.m., they rushed out walking to their third period class. Discussing activi- ties and making plans for events on the agenda usually dominated the time at the meet- ings. A traditional event was Ala- bama Auburn Day. It was a day when students proudly exhibit- ed all the latest fads in clothing with either " Roll Tide " or " War Eagle " displayed. Holidays seemed to over- whelm the representatives and officers of the council. Various events proved this to be true. At Christmas time the group raised money by getting dona- tions from students in each homeroom. Mrs. Trixie Phillips ' classes alone raised $140. Alto- gether the students raised over $250 which was used to buy Christmas gifts for children in lower grades who were less for- tunate. Then on Valentine ' s Day the club made candy treats for teachers and put them in their mailboxes in the office. Governing occupied the council when hackey sacks were banned from school. The only way that they could be brought back was if the student council assembled a set of rules and enforced them. Once again the council got to work. A num- ber of meetings were held be- fore final rules were made. Then on March 6, they submitted the rules to principal Ivan Jones for his approval. Entering into the spring, new plans had to be made for an up- coming event — the middle school prom. Officers of the council met and decided where and when the prom would take place. The results were as fol- lows: the date and time was set for Friday, April 1 1 , from 7 until 11 p.m. at the gym. The dress code was semi-formal and the cost was $4 single and $5 cou- ple. In order to recognize those students who maintained a high scholastic average, the SGA placed honor roll banners in the cafeteria. The banners dis- played all the people ' s names who had made A, B, and AB honor roll in the sixth through eighth grades. Activities planned and car- ried out daily affected life at school. Appreciation from hackey sack players and prom goers evidenced the fact that council members served stu- dents continuously. Middle School Student Coun cil — Front: Lezley Everage (secretary). La- Sharen Knight (black co-president), Wyndi Pincl ney (white co-president), Sherman Houston (treasurer), Lynda Walden (sponsor). Row 2: Clarisa Net- tles, Sharon Williams, Mark Mesick, Mark Gaignard, LaDarrell James, Kefia Hare. Back: Lisa Toler, Beverly Henry, Amie Adams, Robin Montgomery, D.D. Andersen, Dewey Hadley, Tara Harris. 152 Middle School Student Council Rapidly talking so as to get every word in. Wyndi Pinckney uses every moment to explain the many details of the prom. The prom was to be held on April 1 1. Radiant smiles ascend from students as they unpack toys that would be given to the less fortunate for Christmas gifts. Over S230 was raised in order to buy the toys. With sweatshirts, T-shirts, buttons, and fingers all displaying number one, stu- dents proudly exhibit fads that repre- sented their favorite team in the Iron Bowl Alabama Auburn Day proved to be a perfect day for students to cheer on their favorite of the football rivals. Sfe.r After hours ot preparing for a speech, the day finally arrived. Amy McClellan stands before her fellow classmates and presents the speech that could help her to become the new secretary. Middle School Student Council 153 Becoming a member of Interact is a service-minded Girl ' s goal Girls, girls, more girls, and a few guys, it was a guy ' s dream and a girl ' s goal. Willi a full cal- endar, the Interact Club field high standards for their mem- bers throughout the year. The girls and guys maintained a 2.5 grade point average and attend- ed a certain percentage of meet- ings and group trips to church to be eligible to remain in th e club. With sponsor Mrs. Gwen McFerrin and Rotary sponsor Mr. Thack Dyson attending ev- ery meeting, the club got to- gether once a month on Tues- day night and occasionally got in an extra meeting at break. Since Interact was a Rotary sponsored club, Fridays meant lunch at the Gift Horse for se- lected representatives. A high- light for the girls was choosing 12 boys to be their big brothers, who participated the same as a female member. The club sponsored many ac- tivities that served a purpose in the community. They held a yard sale at the school, giving all proceeds to St. Jude ' s Hospi- tal. At Christmas time the club raffled off a side of beef, giving the money earned to the local Boy ' s Ranch. Also during the yuletide season, the club spon- sored " Toys for Tots. " Mem- bers and townspeople brought old toys to Cobbs Country Twin Cinema and got to watch a free movie. These toys were given to needy families for Christmas gifts. The club relaxed at Steph- anie Brice ' s house after the hec- tic Christmas season. Members brought snacks, drinks and a gift to swap with a friend. The club voted to sponsor a child from Kenya to whom they sent $20 every month. On March 9, the club held the annual beauty pageant at the civic center. All proceeds from the pageant went to camp ASCCA (Ala- bama Society for Crippled Chil- dren and Adults). Another mon- ey maker was Club 100 dances for older citizens. Interact was hired to serve and received $100 for their time. On April 16, the club closed out the year with a banquet at the Golden Corral. Following a filling steak meal, certificates were given out and special rec- ognitions were made. Any girl or guy selected to be a member of Interact had a busy year of earning money, working on projects, and having a good time with friends. The club was dedicated to school and community service. Faces aglow, Shannon Walden crowns Lonna Herronen Miss Congeniality dur- ing the Beauty Pageant. Lonna was cho- sen by the pageant participants as the most outgoing and friendly contestant. Interact — Front: Rossana Castro, Suzy Joffrion, Carolyn Toler. Back: Gina Long, Zan Peirce, Mary popp, Sean Feely. 154 Interact For one of Interacts many community service projects. Gwen McFerrin, Dina Watley and Shannon Walden serve so- das for Club 100. Club 100 donated S 1 00 to Interact for helping at their ban- quet. Helping out at a break meeting. Jaime Brice signs Sheila Dhanda up for the Interact Banquet. The banquet was held at the Golden Corral in Foley. V Giving an arousing performance, Tom Hand interviewed at big brother try- outs. Tom and Sonny Petway dressed up in the girl ' s negligees hoping to get the girl ' s attention. Interact — Front: Dawn Faehnrich. Carolyn Ann Plash, Jennifer Bowker. Melissa Templet, Angel Deese, Kerri Sharpe. Row 2: Leah Griggers, Suzanne Adams, Leah Goforth. Laura McCon- nell. Amy Barber, Shawn Layton, Jill Davidson. Back: Mike Rea, Erick Cros- by, Matt Leon, Tom Hand. John Schu- macher, Rob Howard. Scott Wills. Interact — Front: Niko Cuellar, (junior director). Shannon Walden (vice-presi- dent), Stephanie Brice (president), Tanna Verner (senior director). Lonna Herronen (treasurer). Stephanie McQill (historian), Mrs Gwen McFerrin (spon- sor). Row 2: Heather Peevy. Meredith Walsh. Sheila Shanda. Melissa Moyer Ayn-Michele Young, Jeana Anderson Deena Buck, Christy Mullis. Back: Kim berly Morris. Lena Crawley. Linda Da vis, Susan Lipscomb, Amy Mewell Cheryl Russell, Jaime Brice. Interact 155 Guys and girls through the year become Key assets Members of the Key Club turned out for the unique try- outs. Such events as riding a bike, acting as their favorite ani- mal, and seeing who could lick a sucker in the sexiest manner composed the interview. Sweet- hearts of the Key Club were se- lected following nominees ' tryouts. Girls had to receive a special invitation in order to be a part of the club. Choosing sweethearts was just one part of the club ' s activi- ties for the year. Members host- ed a clean-up for the Heritage Museum in Elberta. The girls and guys showed up and helped clear woods by clearing under- brush and cutting trees. Key chains were sold in early Octo- ber for $1 each. The club raised $150 off the project. Soon after this the Key Club joined with the Interact to raise money for St. Jude ' s Children ' s Hospital by hosting a yard sale. Mem- bers of both organizations brought a minimum of five ob- jects to be sold. An amount of $225 was raised for the hospi- tal. When Christmas rolled around, members got busier. The week before the Christmas parade, members met at Dana Cleverdon ' s barn for four nights from 6-10 p.m. to build a float. The final project was entitled " The Essence of Christmas. " In January a Hack-a-thon took place. Students skilled with hacky sacks showed up at the high school gym to display their talents at a competition. The number one project of the year was the Key Club Kiwanis Club Golf Tour- nament at Gulf Shores on May 24. Each contestant that par- ticipated paid an entry fee of $10. Cokes and other items were sold at two different holes on the golf course. Prizes to the winners were gift certificates to the Joe Terry Pro Shop. The money that was raised by this project provided two $500 scholarships. " The scholar- ships were for deserving seniors that needed it, " commented Mr. Terry Grant, sponsor of the Key Club. The Key Club faculty scholarship committee, which consisted of guidance counsel- ors and a few seniors from the club, decided who would re- ceive the scholarships. These activities kept the Key Club and the sweethearts on the run for the community. iliiiii Bakxt ' ..w ii HHHBBi Key Club — Front: Terry Grant (spon- Blake, Hays Dunnam, Brian Under- sor), Matt Maurin (vice president), Mike wood, Geoffrey Lipscomb, Edward Hin- McConnell (secretary) Kerry Flowers son, Edward Norman, Laurence Wilson, (president), Zan Peirce (treasurer). Row Back: Rob Howard, Dana Cleverdon, 2; (sweethearts) Cindy Hughes, Lena Todd Koniar, Sonny Petway, Denson Crawley, Shannon Walden, Maggie Freeman, Trae Ward, Scott Will, Tom Deese, Leah Qoforth, Suzanne Adams, Hand. Mary Popp. Row 3: Joby Smith, Jason 156 Key Club Quenching the thirsts of active hacky sackers. Key Club members sell cokes. The contest was held in the gym in or- der to display the skills of those talented in the game. Competition among teenagers that can hack takes place all over campus. Key Club combined all the talents on cam- pus into one competition. Students arrive to watch members of the faculty compete with the Key Club in a game of basketball. Coach Mark Janowski blocks as Kerry Flowers shoots for two points. Team members await the ball following the jump. The faculty won the game by more than 20 points. Key Club 157 Through rehearsals and performances students set sights On Broadway " Oh, I ' m in drama because I want my name in tine yearbook one more time, " commented Ricky Jensen Inalf-heartedly smiling tnumorously. Members of the drama club were required to attend 75 percent of the meetings and pay yearly dues of $2. Thespians were required, in addition to dues and meet- ings, to have a total of 100 hours in theater arts. Having a good sense of humor could just as well have been a requisite. " We all had a lot of fun. We could forget about everything else and just be ourselves while we were together in drama, but we didn ' t forget why we were there, " said Christy Mollis. Five superior ratings in dis- trict competition proved that students had worked to grasp the basics and develop their own style whether it was by watching their peers perform or through rehearsals. Of the five superiors that placed at district, four placed at state. Keith McKerall won second in humor- ous interpretation. The other three, Todd Koniar, Amy New- ell, and Lydia Gaignard, all placed third in their respective categories. Thespians and drama club were also active in community and school activities. Both at Halloween and at Christmas, members dressed in costumes and entertained children at the Foley Presbyterian Church chil- dren ' s parties. In late October when Ballet Mississippi gave a guest performance at the Foley Civic Center, the drama club told stories to entertain children who attended. Also, in conjunc- tion with the Performing Arts Center, they painted faces at " Art in the Park " in May. On Feb. 28 seven members set out to attend the State Thes- pian Society convention in Tus- caloosa. Here they were able to attend workshops and demon- strations in areas such as stage combat and scene design. The major project was the perfor- mance of " I Remember Mama " in May. An average of four re- hearsals a week and countless In order to make a script work for a cast, lines often must be cut and reworked. Miss Jane Lindsley works with the script from " I Remember Mama. " extra hours of memorization went into the show. The profits went to benefit Rhonda Riebe ' s medical bills. Although the drama club and the Thespians were considered clubs by the school, many members considered them non- credited classes because they learned a great deal during ac- tivities. " Since I joined drama club I realized my potential in public speaking, and I ' ve been able to develop it, " said Angle Hinson. Drama served as a medium of more than one kind. Not only was it a club with activities for students to participate in, but it was also a class which taught skills of the theater while help- ing students to have fun. Lydia Gaignard said, " Through dra- ma, you learn a great deal, not only about the theater but about yourself. I like the idea of being able to be yourself with- out outside influences. I like the idea of drama. " ■1 r5 ' TI I H U-m H r-iF JjU E } JH ll ' ' !i K ' 1 W ;t k Thespians — Front: Wil Tuggle, Lydia Gaignard (president), Kim Gebhart. Back: Christy Mullis (vice-president), Amy Newell. 158 Drama Thespians Costumes are an essential part of any show. Lydia Gaignard helps Nina Berg try on a dress for her roll as Mama in " I Remennber Mama. " Precision packing enables people and their luggage to travel in a small car. Deniece Baschab and Mr. Lloyd Pear- cey pack in preparation for State Thes- pian Convention in March. Diama — Front: Lydia Gaignard (presi- dent). Kim Gebhart (vice-president), An- gle Hinson (secretary), Christy Mullis, Wil Tuggle (treasurer). Jane Lindsley (sponsor). Row 2: Andrew Carver. Kathy Graham. Shelly Madden. Andy Hewett, Marie Hamilton, Michelle Allen. Patricia Taylor. Back: Tanna Verner. Keith McKerall. Marie Carver. Amy Mewell. Ricky Jensen, Lane Bullard. Kristin Pearcey. Drama Thespians 159 Looking over the songs one more time, Nina Berg and Thelma Woodyard await their trip to Auburn. Concert choir members attended three trips to choral competitions. Displaying their spirit for homecoming, chorus members decorate the windows at Fashion Connection. Middle School Chorus — Front: Tawana Hermecz, Cheryl Owens, Paula Brooks, Katina McNeil, Laconya Bar- nett. Back: Glenda Henton, Liz Wilde, Tracey Gardner, Ellena Roberson, Tara Harris, Celestine Knight. Standing before the student body, the concert chorus waits for the Christmas program to begin. The concert chorus sang three songs in the program. 160 Chorus Singing talents combine into a Choral celebration Singing talents were dis- played as chorus members of all divisions progressed throughout the year. Chorus was divided into three areas: middle school, beginner, and concert choir. Each division held certain performances. The chorus department as a whole also did concerts. Newly de- signed t-shirts served as uni- forms for each performance. Christmas was the perfect time for the chorus department to display their talents. On De- cember 12, they held a special Christmas concert. On Decem- ber 20, a special assembly was held in the high school gym in which they began the program by singing three songs. Follow- ing the assembly, concert choir performed at the Saint Paul ' s Episcopal Church for the Ro- tary Club. May 22 marked the date in which the choir ' s spring concert was held. An hour pro- gram was presented at the Fo- ley Civic Center with a recep- tion following. The whole choir also sang at the Baccalaureate service for the seniors. Along with the Christmas program for the Rotary Club, concert choir performed for the Seginner Chorus — Front; Cathy 3rown, Wendy Soesbe, Jenny Blair. ow 2: Susan Englisfi, Susie Wilson, Theresa Vick, Jane Wiggins. Back: Pa- tricia Knight. Jill Kreinbrink. Tammy Simmons, Barbara Bernabo. Thelma Woodyard. JMHS. On February 15, they headed for district contest. They left for Montgomery at 6:30 a.m. and returned at 9 p.m. that night. They had to perform two songs before three judges. They also had to sight read in front of a judge. They were rat- ed on a scale of one to four. One was superior. They received overall ratings of superior. This made them eligible to go to State Contest at Huntingdon College. There they received overall excellent ratings. " At state competition we had the opportunity to listen to other choirs from high schools in Ala- bama, " commented director Pam Rowden. Concert Choir went to Elberta and sang for the sixth through the eighth grad- ers. They did this to encourage students to sign up for chorus. On May 4, they also performed at South Side Baptist Church for the Imagination Celebration performances. Middle school chorus took a trip to Troy State on January 31. They attended the Middle School Honor Chorus. They were required to learn eight pieces of music. They had one day of rehearsal with a choir of 200. These students came from all over the state. They stayed overnight at the Holiday Inn at Troy. Any chorus member could at- tend the All-State Auditions. The auditions were held in Feb- ruary. Three out of the eleven that attended made the All- State Choir. The students that attended had to learn eight pieces of music. The three that were chosen were part of a 512 voice choir. On March 18, Andy Hewett, Lena Crawley, and Buffy Woodyard left for Au- burn. They had three days of rehearsal, and then performed at a concert on Saturday March 23. Lena Crawley was chosen as the Alabama Vocal Associ- ation Outstanding Choral Stu- dent for District VII. She had to perform a solo before judges. She sang, " 11 est doux, 11 est bon. " Students that were part of the chorus department at- tended many competitions and performed for many audiences. Jane Wiggins summed it up, " You learn a lot about music when you ' re in chorus, and we enjoy it very much. " Concert Chorus — Front: Theresa Wheaton, Takahire Wakuganni, Darran Watts (reporter), Wil Tuggle (secretary). John Autrey (vice president). Lena Crawley (president). Heather Peevy. Dawn Manning, Pam Rowden (director). Row 2: Leva Pace. Rikki Sledge, Willie Means, Andy Hewett, Wayland Peak. Suzanne Bally, VIcki Etheridge, Valerie Miller. Back: Stacey Brewer, Susan Bryant, Victor Justice. Timothy Morris, Jack Abrams, Dawn Parker. Tammy Robinson. Chorus 161 Being a cheerleader ' s parent meant more than just watching the game. Ear- ly in the morning Sharon Walden, Shan- non Walden ' s mom helps load the van before leaving for camp. Enduring the weight of three bodies, Dina Watley holds up a six girl pyramid. Because of Dina ' s strength and steady support, she was often used as the base of a pyramid. " Konga " was the theme of the basket- ball game and the cheerleaders led the way. Basketball games became more interesting for cheerleaders, students, and the team because of careful plan- ning by assistant principal Frank Wen- zel. A crowd pleasing cheer, the words of Ready-O are shouted by Amy Barber. Although many fans focused most of their attention on the game, this cheer got the crowd involved. Varsity Cheerleaders — Front: Su- san Lipscomb (mascot), Dina Watley (captain), Brenda Eddins (sponsor), Su- zanne Adams (co-captain). Row 2: Amy Barber, Meredith Walsh. Rebecca King, Sherry Lukers, Shannon Walden. Back: Nate Owens, Matt Maurin, Eric Harris. 162 Varsity Cheerleaders Cheerleaders make sacrifices to raise enthusiasm and Radiate spirit While the rest of the world was at home in bed enjoying their sum- mer vacation, one group of girls had already begun their school year. Arriving at the high school at 6 a.m. three days a week, the Varsi- ty Cheerleaders learned and prac- ticed cheers and chants for the up- coming football season. Work schedules, summer activities, and family trips had to be planned around the seven young ladies ' practices. " Summer practices were the worst, " exclaimed Shan- non Walden. Four days of cheerleading camp at the University of West Florida in August were enough to send seven extremely hoarse girls back to town after winning the spirit stick every night. The girls came back having learned new cheers, chants, pyramids, partner stunts, and boogie routines. As a fundraiser, the cheer- leaders chose to sell stadium cush- ions during football season. This meant pounding the pavement during the summer to sell ads for the backs of the cushions. Fortu- nately " the cushions were a big success " according to sponsor Mrs. Brenda Eddins. When the night of the first home game rolled around, the cheer- leaders were remembered by the football players. Kerry Flowers commented, " We sent them roses to express our ap- preciation for all their hard work. " On the team ' s only open Fri- day night, the seven girls got together for " cheerleaders ' night out " and went to see Fair- hope take on McGill. After- wards, they spent the night at Shannon Walden ' s house. " I think the Foley-Fairhope pep rally was the best of the High in the air. Suzanne Adams jumps with excitement over a close call on the field. The cheerleaders often became so involved in the game that they forgot about the crowd for a while. year, " commented Dina Wat- ley. The cheerleaders put in hours of practice on their pom- pon passing dance to " Go For It " in hopes to " wow " the crowd. As a special finale, the lights were dimmed and a huge 1 was lit for the players as they joined the cheerleaders in the center of the gym and lis- tened to the team song " In the Air Tonight. " The end of football season was a sad time for senior cheer- leaders, but before they had time to mourn its end, basket- ball season began. The cheer- leaders welcomed four male ad- ditions to the squad. With their added strength and number, the cheerleaders were able to per- form better pyramids, stunts, and routines. " All in all, it was a busy, suc- cessful, fun-filled year, " com- mented Sherry Lukers. Getting up at the wee hours of the morn- ing for summer practices, pre- paring for and traveling to sum- mer camp, and choreographing pep rallies, the varsity cheer- leaders radiated spirit and showed their support for the school. Sweaty and uncomfortable. Suzanne Ad- ams and Sherry Lukers grin and bear the pain. The cheerleaders ' positions in the pyr- amids depended on their size and strength. i nervously, Susan Lipscomb introduces the latest song from Corey Hart as Marathon Mike coaches her. The cheerleaders attend- ed WABBs station and did an hour show with Marathon. Varsity Cheerleaders 163 They only averaged 100 pounds, but they still nnanaged to spark, pep, and excite the crowds at the junior high and junior varsity football and bas- ketball games. Who were these lightweights? The Junior Varsi- ty Cheerleaders. Under the new direction of Mrs. Rachel Prater, the squad practiced cheers, chants, and pyramids for an average of one and a half hours a day and as many as five days a week. A junior varsity cheerleader was best described as energy in motion. That was the conclu- sion drawn from the observa- tion of the eight-member squad. They constantly charged the area in their vicinity with pow- er. The squad ' s one concern was to make sure that the fans and Lightweights deal Spirit blows the parents had the winning spirit. Through their chants, the cheerleaders hoped to ingrain into the fans the " Lion " spirit. By selling doughnuts and sponsoring a car wash during Showing their spirit at a football game, Shelly Leonard. LaSharen Knight, Shel- ly Zeigler, and Angela Brooks mount into shoulder stands during kickoff. " Lions Roar " sounds through the stadi- um until the ball is kicked. the summer, the squad took in $163 to purchase eight new sweaters and pom-pon sets. " This is the first year the junior varsity squad has had sweaters and pom-pons. " 1 am glad we got the chance to fundraise so that we could purchase them, " commented Elizabeth Dodelin. During the homecoming game and the second play-off game, the cheerleaders were given a new privilege. Asked by the varsity cheerleaders, the squad cheered at these varsity games to help boost crowd par- ticipation. They were also al- lowed to do chants and pyra- mids at three varsity pep rallies. Smiles radiated from the cheerleaders after each perfor- mance. And although they were lightweights, they still main- tained an action-packed year. Although pyramid building is Fun, it can be dangerous. The squad discovers this after a collapse on their first attempt. Chants and cheers burst from the junior varsity cheerleaders. After a week of perfecting cheers, they demonstrate their skills at the varsity pep rally. 164 Jr. Varsity Cheerleaders As the hoi summer afternoon disap- pears. Kristin Pearcey practices a foot- ball cheer. Summer practices were on Mondays. Wednesdays, and Fridays from 3:30 to 7:00 p.m. Candy in hand, junior varsity cheer- leaders cruise through town on their decorated truck. Homecoming means parades, and the squad takes advan- tage of the opportunity to toss treats to fans. Junior Varsity Cheerleaders- Front: Paige Watler (co-captain ). Rachel Prater (sponsor). Elizabeth Dod«:lin (cap- tain). Back: LaSharen Knight. Shelly Zeigler. Shelly Leonard. Kristin Pear- cey, Angela Brooks. Jr. Varsity Cheerleaders 165 Quick reflexes and sharp minds cause Scholar ' s Bowl members to see Buzzing Lights Concentration was the key. Holding tlie buzzer tigiitly in their hand and listening for a fa- miliar question, they just hoped that their own blue light would come on first. Reading numerous maga- zines and newspapers kept Scholar ' s Bowl Team members up with current events — the ba- sis of most of their questions. Once or twice a month, the team piled in a school bus and headed for Faulkner State Ju- nior College in Bay Minette. They were spiffed up with ties, sports coats, and dresses or dress pants, and usually carry- ing trivia books and newspa- pers. While some intent stu- dents quizzed each other on questions from the newest triv- ia books, others had radios blar- ing in the back seat. Once there, the students had a snack, usual- ly Coke and doughnuts, and headed for their first meet. They played each Baldwin County team once. Consisting of freshmen and sophomores on the junior team and juniors and seniors on the senior team, the teams were asked questions and given bonuses. At the end of the round, the team with the highest number of points won the game. Once all teams had been played, the members headed for the cafeteria first, the recreational building next, and finally back to the bus for the trip home. Practice was held once or twice a week in the library. " Scholar ' s bowl is a unique group of people who enjoy com- peting on an academic and intel- lectual level, " commented sen- ior team sponsor Mrs. JaNay Dawson. The junior team was coached by Mrs. Martha Brew- er. Although to outsiders it would seem that the most an- ticipated part of the competi- tion would be the actual meet, it seemed that the team members enjoyed the bus trip and the re- creational building the most. Al- ways bringing along a deck of cards, they sat at tables and played rummy or twenty-one. The end of the season came with district competition on April 17. The team had an end of the year cook-out and pool party. Besides the enjoyment the students got from the competi- tions, they had a chance to use the knowledge they had gained over the years. The competitors made new friends and acquired tid-bits of information from win- ning and losing their meets. There Is more to competition than buzz- ing lights, Kerry Flowers, Geoff Lips- connb, and Todd Koniar work to com- plete a problem within five seconds. 166 Scholar ' s Bowl Getting accustomed to buzzing lights, students practice at a trial competition in the library. County science supervi- sor Mrs. Marie Patrick observes as the competition takes place. Playing cards is another way to fill time. Students on the team had refreshments and played cards between competi- tions. Scholar ' s Bowl — Front: Trae Ward, Kerry Flowers. Todd Koniar. Scott Cros- by. Patrick Mikkelsen, Lounell Richard- son. JaNay Dawson (sponsor). Row 2: Peter Parker. Andrew Carver. Taylor Fergeson. Sheila Clemmons. Deanna Carneal, Kelly McClusky. Caria Sar- iego. Back: Willie Corringlon. Mark Straton. Kim Smith. Geoff Lipscomb. George Engel. Jason Blake, Cheryl Rus- sell. Spare time is spent at the Student Union Center playing games. Trae Ward gives the meteor pin ball machine a try. Scholar ' s Bowl 167 Decorating a box, Katherine Jackson, Rob Jackson, and Leigh Smith help to prepare cards for people who are con- fined to their beds in the nursing home. The cards made by elementary stu- dents helped to cheer the patients when they found them on their food trays. Looking on while Mrs. Cheryl Smith ex- plains details, Shastady Lucas learns that she has been chosen for student of the month. Shastady was chosen as the most helpful person in her grade. Citizenship Club — Front: Sara Thompson, (sponsor). Dawn Thompson (president), Ryan Hanson (vice presi- dent). Row 2: David Walthall, Deanna Jansen, Leigh Smith, Katherine Jack- son, Rob Jackson. Back: Kortni Crook, Angela Gates, Matt Schuize, Matt Go- forth, Angle Harrison. 168 Citizenship Club Small wonders fill an Active agenda Could there possibly be " Eight Wonders of the World? " That was the question asked by many of the poeple who ob- served a small group of stu- dents at the elementary school. The organized group of stu- dents, which was sponsored by Mrs. Sara Thompson, called it- self the Citizenship Club. A better name could not have been given to the club, because although they were small in stature, they promoted citizen- ship throughout the school. They also served as student re- presentatives of the school. Through various activities, these small wonders encour- aged student participation. Last but not least, their duties includ- ed promoting school spirit and school pride. Officers for the club were chosen by the students in grades 3-5. The president was elected in the fifth grade, and the vice president, treasurer, and secretary in the fourth grade. For membership in the club, one representative was chosen from each homeroom in grades 3-5. " 1 think it is an honor to be chosen as president of the Citizenship Club. Just to be part of the club is exciting to me be- cause the club does a lot of fun activities that I enjoy, " said Dawn Thompson. The club sponsored a spell- ing bee and a Christmas door decoration contest. They also sponsored the " Student of the Month. " One student was se lected from each grade and pic tured on the hall bulletin board They were chosen from the fol lowing categories: best hand writing, best math, most athle tic, most helpful, best language arts, and most improved. These small wonders made it known throughout the school that there was no job or task that they couldn ' t accomplish. Regularly sponsoring activities across the elementary campus, members of the Citizenship Club promoted activities throughout the year. .- ; mn u r v« r jkm mi fi Cii..--. m § Saluting the flag while saying the Pledge of Allegiance is the first order of business on morning announcements. Being officers of the club. Dawn Thompson and Ryan Hanson handle this responsibility every morning. After competing against 29 students in grades 3 through 5. Mrs. Cynthia Kaiser awards Karen Kelly a trophy for win- ning the spelling bee. Mandy Boone, a fifth grader, placed second in the com- petition. Citizenship Club 169 Technicians develop software tliat breathes life into a Wonder machine It only weighted 25 pounds after it was delivered. The spe- cialist gave it the greatest gift of all ... life. As the technician walked into the lab to play with his new invention it responded with a " ba goora. " It had pow- ers beyond man. Was this in- vention in the twilight zone? No, it was the computer lab that opened up the wonders of this machine. The students who worked with the invention were members of the Computer Club. In order to learn more about computers, students attended various activities. They went on a field trip to the National Space Technology Lab in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The club also participated in the Baldwin County Fair and won first place with their computer exhibit. On Jan. 30-Feb. 1, they made a pre- sentation at the Alabama Coun- cil for Computer Education in Huntsville, Alabama. The club was also responsible for serving the students in grades K-12 in the computer lab. An offer by the Alabama De- partment of Public Safety was accepted by the club. As a re- sult, the club produced a pro- gram called " Safety Software, " a computer version of the Ala- bama Driver ' s Handbook that was distributed throughout the state. The club fundraised through out the year by sponsoring two dances, which were held at the gym for grades 6-12. Adding a certain distinction to posters ad- vertising the dances, the mem- bers made posters printed by the computers. Various activities, field trips, and even dances helped to ful- fill a year of action for this club, and all because of the new in- vention called the computer. Computer Club — Front: Mary Popp, J.R. Andersen, Gina Long, Thomas Bui- lard, David Mills. Row 2: James Rhodes, Teresa Dean, Kim Gebhart, Ronda Riebe, Eric Paul. Back: Beth Huggins, Marylon Hand, April Yeager, Kim Baecher, Tracy Werner, Ronnie Turner, Scott Hardy. Computer Club — Front: John Schu- macher, Terry Rogers (vice president), Melissa McMichael (president), Greg Sharpless, Paul Doughty, John Has- chab, Tim Knight. Row 2: Jeff Norris, Jay Paustian, Gerald Koehler, Michelle Richter, Lynn Dukes, Terri Dugger, An- gela Montgomery, Dawn Faehnrlch. Back: Todd Koniar, Scott McNair, Rusty Hollingsworth, Davy Thompson, Sue Clemmons, Toya Clopton. 170 Computer Science Club Teachers i ' i:;l thai grading papers is no fun, Tim Knight solves this problem by keying information into the computer to grade the students ' answers on l ey punch cards. Punching keys is an important task in programming computers. John Schu- macher finds this out as he designs a computer program. Putting their brains together, lab techni- cians collect data and other necessary information to produce software. Study- ing is essential and vital before actually approaching the computer. Science Club — Front: Angie Pope. Vern Cresap. Cheryl Russell, Wil Tug- gle, Keith McKerall. Michael Jones, Mary Ann Underwood (sponsor). Row 2: Candy Stokes, Theresa LaCoste. Stacy Brewer, Lee Nelson, Marie Carv- er, Carrie Underwood, Carolyn Plash, Teresa Harrison. Denine Wolverton. Back: Jamie Paul. George Engel, Den- son Freeman. Brian Underwood. Geoff Lipscomb, Bill McKee, Sonny Petway, Tonya Cook. (Inactive club) Science Club — Front: Wayne Minor, Tony Russell, Shannon Walden, Amy Barber, Tom Hand, Suzy Joffrion. Ed Morman, Scott Will Row 2: Sonny Petway, Edward Hinson. Melissa McMi- chael, Joby Smith. Melissa Templet, Dana Cleverdon, Wade Stroud. Robin Gabriel. Back: Cathy Quails. Mark Stratton. David McRae, Jason Blake. Hays Dunnam. Jennifer Lange, Wheathers Andreasen. (Inactive club) Computer Science Club 171 Did you think you would join another club just to get your picture in the yearbook one more time? Well, the American Field Service (AFS) and the Spanish Club were not to be joined unless students were really interested. Celebrating 25 years of ser- vice and activities, AFS kept a busy schedule throughout the year. With its sponsor, Mrs. Marilyn Cobb, AFS became in- volved soon after school got into full swing. The club deco- rated a float for homecoming and captured the first place prize. Knowing how the student body enjoyed getting to know exchange students, AFS spon- sored four foreign students, the most ever. In order to introduce them to other students, AFS held an assembly in which each exchange student gave a short speech about his country. Holidays were busy times for most clubs and AFS was no ex- ception. Each member was giv- en a secret pal to whom he wrote letters and sent notes. Then at the Christmas party, held at Lonna Herronen ' s house, they each gave their pal a gift. At the Christmas assem- bly in the gym, the club led the student body in singing " Ru- dolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. " Money raisers filled the sched- ule as the club prepared for a Christmas trip to Disney World If joining clubs for attention, Think Again in Orlando, Florida. Bowls of chili, selling for $1, warmed throats at the homecoming football game. The club also raf- fled off a stuffed dog and a game football. Students left on December 27 and returned De- cember 30, enjoying four fun- filled days with their friends away from hectic school days. Marylon Hand commented, " We all went on a bus; we had a lot of fun just being together. " At Easter, the club helped the Baldwin County Shriners, who sponsored an Easter Egg Hunt for disabled children in the com- munity. The members made Easter baskets, hid eggs and helped fix hotdogs at lunch- time. As an annual event, the group attended AFS weekend in Cullman, Alabama. This gave the students a chance to meet other AFS students and ex- change students from different schools. Another club interested in dif- ferent countries and languages was the Spanish Club. On De- cember 20, the club sponsored the first Christmas Prom. They spent seven hours decorating the gym in bright red and green. Leslie and the Hound Dog, from WABB, provided music for the evening as the club crowned Mr. and Miss FHS, nominated by seniors and voted on by the teachers. A Christmas banquet was held in December in the cafete- ria. After 6 weeks of practice, the club sang Spanish Christ- mas Carols, performing for par- ents and friends. During the year, the club raf- fled off a teddy bear, selling chances for $1, and held a bake sale at Ratcliff Village during the Shrimp Festival. The mon- ey raised from these projects went toward an annual scholar- ship, which was awarded to Cheryl Russell for outstanding senior Spanish student. On May 9, the club spon- sored Teacher Appreciation Day, and that evening in the gym they held a Beach Party Dance. To close out the year, the club held a spring banquet. A guest speaker was invited, and the club honored senior mem- bers and gave out special awards. With the help of sponsor Ms. Jo Solorzano the club ' s year was filled with activities. They kept busy with dances, fun- draisers, and meetings. Both of the clubs showed the school ' s interest in different lan- guages and cultures. They en- abled the students to under- stand and familiarize themselves with people and places from around the world while staying in their own com- munity. Spanish Club — Front: Scott Crosby (president), Jon Moland (vice-president), Cindy Hughes (secretary), Cheryl Rus- sell (treasurer), Dana Montgoemry (pho- togrpaher), Keith McKerall. Row 2: Mi- chael Coates, Lee Nelson, Vern Cresap, Connie Epp, Mark Tampary, Ginny Cleveland, Amy Newell, Davy Thomp- son. Back: Gerald Osborn, Carolyn Shepard, Mary Popp, Rebecca King, Tracy Woerner, James Rhodes, Marie Styron, Willie Corrington. IbMr Jkl i Spanish Club — Front: Ruben Cruz, Me- lissa Raley, Ramon Cruz, Scott Raines, Casey Pilgrim, Sheila demons, Tony Rus- sell, Rick Gehr. Row 2: Tracy Schoen, Laura McConnell, April Yeager, Wayne Minor, Brian Underwood, Jeremy Davis, Albert Jacobs, Fred Leiterman, Patrishs Taylor. Back: Cynthia Bolson, Cindy Hal verson, Tanna Verner, Edward Hinson Brian Rush, Jeanne Clark, Lynn Ward Rusty Hollingsworth. 172 AFS Spanish Club Fiesta surroundings were popular in Ms. Jo Solorzano ' s classroom. The room gave students a slight taste of Mexican culture. Christmas prom is the time chosen for Spanish Club to pick Mr. and Mrs. FHS. Staphanie Brice and Kerry Flowers started the next dance after being crowned. .f Selling cokes to a thirsty crowd. Span- ish Club members agonize over all the confusion. This dance was one of the club ' s fundraisers. Pooling their thoughts into a winning tf entry, Kelly McCullom, Miko Cuellar. ' and Jaime Brice construct a homecom- ing float. The APS float won first prize in the parade. VF8 — Front: Tammy Weeks, Kim Mor- is, Lane Bullard, Wendy Wyatt. Amy iaugherty, Nicole Doughty, Kristi Heins. low 2: Christa Sharpe, Kelly Brown, Jen- lifer Graham, Leah Griggers, Amy Bar- ber, Melissa Moyer, Johnna Larson, Gina Long, Stephanie Brice. Back: Debbie Geinn, Dana Cooper, Linda Davis, Sean Feely. Melissa Raley, Angel Deese. Kerri Sharpe, Alison Pugh. AF8 — Front: Rodney Hinote, Sheila Dhanda, Rossana Castro, Keith McKer- all, Lonna Herronen (co-president), Wil Tuggle (co-president), Amy Mewell, Ju- lie Wood, Cynthia Bclson, Candy McConnell, Laura McConnell. Miko Cuellar. Row 2: Jamie Price, Sheila de- mons, Cheryl Russell, Kelly McCollum, Jaime Brice, Amy Morris, Marie Carver, Metta Christensen, Elizabeth Dodelin, Angela Craig. Back: Joe Suell, Kim Baecher, Robert Pennington, Wade Stroud, Lawrence Wilson, Dan Bauer, Edward Morman, Lisa Moore, Angle Nit- teberg, Marilyn Cobb (sponsor). AFS Spanish Club 173 By improving mathematical skills, students are opening Doors to numbers Numbers were the key for both Math Club and Mu Alpha Theta members. Although the Math Club was called a club, it operated more as a team. The team had no civic functions or fundraisers, nor did it have offi- cers. The simple purpose of the math club was to practice and prepare for the numerous oppo- nents at competition through an average of five practices dur- ing the year. The first competition was the Faulkner State Math Competi- tion held on Saturday, March 22 at Faulkner State Junior Col- lege (FSJC) in Bay Minette. Here the math team members competed against other high school geometry. Algebra II, and advanced math students. The competition consisted of two areas of testing, a two hour written test, and a ciphering math test of speed and accura- cy which allowed 90 seconds for each of the four team mem- bers to answer four problems. Although none of the Foley stu- dents placed, sponsor Mrs. Pam Hand said, " Foley did consider- ably well. David McRae, in ge- ometry, scored only one point less on the written test than the high scorer. " On April 5 the geometry team went to the University of South Alabama (USA) for the Alabama Statewide Mathemat- ical contest. Once again the team did not place but faired well in competition. The Alge- bra I class had only one chance to compete against their peers at the Gulf Regional Mathemat- ics competition on April 26. Mu Alpha Theta was a math honor society open to juniors and seniors who met the high academic standards in math. In order to be invited to join the club, a junior or senior had to be in Algebra II or advanced math at the time and have an over-all 3.0 GPA in all underclass math courses. Generally, the stu- dents in Mu Alpha Theta were the people involved in Math Club. Even though the Math Club and Mu Alpha Theta were not active, as far as fundraisers and community projects, they stayed busy preparing for actu- al competition. Math Club— Front: Pam Hand (spon- sor), Marty Lipsconnb, Angle Savell, Rossana Castro, Brett Stewart, Beth Huggins, Melissa Cllne, Wendy Soesbe. Row 2: Patrick MIkkelsen, Elizabeth Dodelln, Marylon Hand, Angela Brooks, Angela Craig, Trina Andreasen, Angle McKee, Lorri Wade. Row 3: Steve Hodges, Jerenny Davis, India Brown, Amy Daughtery, Nicole Doughty, Ron- nie Turner, Derrick Reed, Rebecca Man- nlch. Back: Robert Andrews, Kim Baecher, Wendy Caudill, Debbie Glenn, Kathy Stockwell, Julie Wood, Tiffany Dawson, Angle Munger. Math Club — Front: Eric Paul, Tina Moyer, Kimberly Morris, Lisa Moore, Carolyn Toler, Dana Montgomery, Rebec- ca King, Paige Watler, Eric Harris. Row 2: Mark Tampary, Michael Coates, Johnna Larson, Renee Former, Christa Sharpe, Sheila demons, Kelly McClusky, Linda Wood (sponsor). Row 3: Bubba Smith Scott Raines, Tom Dunnam, Wendy Wy att, Paula Gaubatz, Sherry Lukers, An gela Gilbreath. Back: Shana Summers Denlne Wolverton, Lee Nelson, Lounell Richerson, David McRae, Brian Sandell. Scott Click. 174 Math Club Mu Alpha Theta Mu Alpha Theta — Front: Willie Corring- Carolyn Ann Plasli, Tammy Robinson, Mu Alpha Theta — Front: Mil e Rea, ton, Bill McKee, Whieatiiers Andreasen, Tonya Clopton. Back: Jon Noland, Jason Suzy Joffrion, Stephanie Brice, Trae Mark Stratlon, Stacey Brewer, Teresa Har- Blake, Geoff Lipscomb, George Engel, Ed- Ward. Angie Hinson, Pam Hand (spon- rison, Renay Bishop, Dawn Faehnrich. ward Hinson, Brian (Jnderwood, John Bas- sor). Row 2: Angela Montgomery, Rick- Row 2: Wayne Minor, Amy Newell, Kim chab. Smith, Melissa McMichael, Dana Cooper, ey Pigott, Cheryl Russell, Emily Hand, Larry Eberly. Back: Todd Koniar, Scott Crosby, Jeana Anderson, Kerry Flow- ers, Paul Doughty. Math Ciub Mu Alpha Theta 175 Talk among new and old members liv- ens up as they get refreshments. Food had to be eaten quickly so the JNHS could have its induction. Refreshements provide the program ' s grand finale. Dina Watley, along with other members and their parents, eat following the program. One day out of the year is set aside for a special ceremony in which inductions are held. Kerry Flowers, president of NHS, gives a short speech before intro- ducing the guest speaker. yii I National Honor Society (Old Mem- bers) — Front: Tonya Clopton, Cheryl Russell, Rickey Pigott, Dina Watley, Stephanie Brice, Michele Hand, Amy Newell, Jon Noland. Row 2: Russ Moore, Suzy Joffrion, Kerry Flowers, Dana Cooper, Paul Doughty, Trae Ward, Larry Eberly, Todd Koniar, Brian Underwood. Back: Mike Rea, John Bas- chab, Mark Stratton, Edward Norman, Willie Corrington, George Engel, Scott Crosby, Dana Cleverdon, Geoff Lips- comb, Jason Blake. National Honor Society (New Mem bers) — Front: Marie Styron, Cindy Hal verson, Mike Coates, Tony Russell Heather Peevy, Dana Montgomery Lynne Oulliber, Nina Berg, Dawn Faehn- rich. Row 2: Cathy Pumphrey, Meredith Walsh, Sabena Weiremann, Kim Shef- field, Melissa Moyer, Shawn Layton, Mari- lyn Ward, Melissa McMichael, Michelle Doughty, Tammy Parker, Tina Moyer Sheila demons, Rebecca Donelson Back: Gina Stump, Kim Morris, Kerr Sharpe, Lisa Moore, Kathy Stuckey, Ds vid McRae, Gerald Koehler, Davi Thompson, Rick Gehr, John Schi macher, Matt Leon, Rossana Castro, Cri tina Sillanpaa. 17d Honor Societies By keeping up grades and responsibilities members of the honor societies become Pacemakers How easy was it to pack con- fused parents, excited students, along with a few teachers and a principal, in a school cafeteria? Not very, once reports reached that Hurricane Elena was ap- proaching. Members of the Junior Na- tional Honor Society (JNHS) and the National Honor Society (NHS) were able to experience this situation when they hosted an orientation for students who were totally new to the high school. Refreshments were pro- vided and the new students and their parents were taken on a quick tour of the school. Mrs. Louise Taylor, sponsor of JNHS, commented, " Right after the tour we heard about Elena, jumped in our cars, and left. " The orientation program kicked off the year for the honor societies. Members of JNHS fol- lowed up the initial project by contributing $3 of their person- al money to the club ' s fund for needy Christmas gifts. In addi- tion, members tutored students needing help in various sub- jects. The tradition of welcom- ing new students to the school continued through a program called Adopt-A-Student. Plans were even made to start a Stu- dent Against Drunk Driving (SADD) Chapter. Later in the year, the NHS sent out letters to prospective inductees. After teachers evaluated the students on certain qualities, new mem- bers were chosen. Inductions took place for both societies on March 16 in the high school li- brary. Ms. Edith Lloyd, sponsor of the NHS, presented a fundraiser to the club following induc- tions. Members were responsi- ble for selling three auto kits at $5 a piece. The profits from the fundraiser went into their fund for future plans. Like the JNHS, the NHS completed community projects. Old members had to complete 12 hours of service while new members had to com- plete only six. Some students tutored while others actually did a direct community service. In the end, the elite proved to be the busy. Members kept up with their grades while fulfilling their obligations to the society. Junior National Honor Society (Old Members) — Front: Michelle Thiem. Kristin Pearcey, Elizabeth Dodelin, Paige Watler, Debbie Glenn. Back: Alison Un- derwood. Lisa Hamburg, Michelle Lips- comb, Mark Messick, Joy Morris. Junior National Honor Society (New Members) — Front: Stephanie Davis, Skye Langston, Jamie White, James Butler, Tommy Benson, Robin Montgomery, Mark Gaignard. Brian Moye, Jill Smith. Terri Wallace. Vicki Cuellar. Row 2: Allison Gates, Jennifer Petersen, Joy Gehr. Tiffany Lipscomb, Deniece Baschab, LaSharen Knight. Amy McLellan, Jill Mullen, Michelle Morrell, Kathy McRae, Shane Otto, J.J. Kaiser. Back: Melanie Terry, Leslie Parker, Melanie Wynne, Angela Brooks, Kathy Stockwell. D.D. Andersen, Tiffa- ny Childers, Beth Muggins, Wendy Cau- dill, Cheryl Owens. Nicole Tindal. Honor Societies 177 Students work to make things Pleasing to the eye Although one semester home economic courses contributed to the drastic reduction of mem- bership in Future Homematcers of America (FHA) the small group clung together through- out the year ' s activities. Each month members of FHA met after school at the Home Ec build ing for a formal club meet- ing. A $6 yearly fee, which in- cluded dues for state and na- tional chapters of FHA was required, as well as participa- tion in club fundraisers. FHA raised over $125 with a donut sale and Vocational Home Eco- nomic Cook Book. The money was also used for a trip to Sam- ford University in Birmingham for a state conference. Here they voted on state officers and were enlightened by several speakers such as Dr. Robert After cutting, de-boning, and breading a fryer. Sue Clemmons and Mereditln Buck make stir fry chicken. Students ate what they had prepared after com- pleting their cooking lab. Carter, head of vocational edu- cation. Art Club, unlike FHA, did not suffer from member deficiency. They had a full group preparing and pepping the student body for weekly athletic games by making and decorating the campus with spirit boosting posters . The Art Club was ac- tive with the Performing Arts Center through making trick-or- treat bags for children who at- tended the Ballet Mississippi performance. They also dis- played works at " Art In The Park " on May 10. Whether eating donuts sold by FHA or gazing at artwork dis- played by the Art Club, both clubs made their presence known. . -. -% v ji jp FHA — Front: Margaret Briggs (spon- sor), Meredith Buck, Rosanna Castro, Danielle Jones, Lynn Dukes. Back: Te- resa Joiner, Linda Kent, Shelley Gard- ner, Tonya Stowe, Nicole Thompson. 178 FHA Art In one of the two weekly cooking labs, Walter Adams and Derrick Foster pre- pare oven chicken parmesan. After learning techniques students follow a recipe to make a dish. Glue, construction paper, and a bag go into the makings of Tonya Cook ' s pup- pet for Art 11. After puppets were made, students gave a short class presenta- tion to show their artistic work. Art Club — Front: Charleen Norris (vice president), Shelly Madden (presi- dent), Dianna Coesens. Row 2: Jamie Parks, Tammy Montgomery, Tonya Cook, Gina Long, Chris Farmer, Jill Da- vidson, Ty Morgan. Back: Andy Hewetl, Kim Gebhart, Audrey Bates, Tina Meyer, Les Hindrick, Marvin Skip- per, Cindy Shumate. Sitting outside. Shelly Madden works to complete an assigned sketchbook. Fifty sketches were due for second semester grades in Art II. FHA Art 179 Being editor often means taking up all the slack and helping in any manner. Editor Sondra Callaway cuts score cards for the sports section. Yearbook — Front: Deborah Lundberg (sponsor), Sondra Callaway (editor), Stephanie McGill (photo editor), Kim Smith (assistant editor), Susan Lips- comb (layout editor). Row 2: Niko Cuel- lar, Laura McConnell, Amy Barber, Ros- sana Castro, LaSharen Knight, Rebecca Donelson, Tereasa Anderson, Vickie Ewing. Back: Walt Stewart, Jennifer Lange, Patrick Irwin, Gina Long, Daniel Thompson, Alisa Johnson, Meredith Walsh, Dawn Faehnrich. 180 Yearbook Staffers work throughout the year to cover events and meet ' Dreadlines ' Deadlines were renamed dreadlines in the yearbook room. Each time one of the elev- en deadlines rolled around, staff members rushed to complete unfinished spreads. Editor Son- dra Callaway recalls the earliest deadline on November 22 as a " day I don ' t want to remem- ber. " Even though the first dead- line wasn ' t until a month and a half into the school year, the yearbook was a year round job. During the summer, the entire book was planned section by section, and a complete budget was worked out. Roughly, the 1986 book, with all its new graphics and extras, would cost $30,000 to produce. This budget was met by sev- eral means. The three major fundraisers were class and envi- ronmental pictures, from which the staff received a percentage of the profits; the annual Miss Blue and Gold contest and dance, in which $3659.06 was raised; and a massive ad cam- paign headed by Meredith Walsh. After the summer the staffers ended up having milked the local merchants of over $9,165 in exchange for advertis- ing. Other efforts were made to boost income. The cost of a yearbook was increased from $15 to $17, a balloon derby was held at the McGill football game, which raised $300 and the third annual wash-a-thon held at First Southern Federal brought in $612.83. Raising money was just part of the responsibilities of the group. The staff was comprised of 20 hand selected students who were expected to cover ev- ery aspect of the school year and fill the footsteps of pre- vious award winning books. Tal- ented prospects were insured at summer workshops when three staff members won best over-all at Yearbook South in Birming- ham, Alabama, and Alabama Yearbook in Mobile, Alabama. For those honors the 1986 staff was awarded 16 pages of spot color, which was used in the mini mag. and eight pages of full color. For work on the book, the vol- ume was divided into eleven sections, student life, sports, underclass, elementary, sen- iors, faculty, academics, organi- zations, ads, and index. Each of the sections differed in ways ranging from background col- ors to rule lines to column width. This made each student a specialist while designing lay- outs, gathering information, or fitting it all together in copy, captions and completed spreads. Although some deadlines were missed and the staff was put through hectic times, the overall outlook for the upcom- ing book was more than good. As Rebecca Donelson said, " Even though many times when the deadlines came around and we came up short, the talent the staff had evened out the mess. " Giving students a preview, staffers arouse the seniors. By giving a short presentation, the yearbool staff intro- duced students to the upcoming book. Each picture in a yearbook is cropped, or made to size. Walt Stewart crops sports picture. In preparation for the yearbook sales assembly Daniel Thompson. Patrick Ir- win, Jennifer Lange and Vickie Ewing help to decorate the gym. Each year the book is introduced with an assembly. . i. dkfe 182 Sport Division Sports Straining for every inch, the varsity football Lions grind out a dramatic comefrombehind victory over the Davidson Warriors. The 21-20 playoff win advanced the team to the second round of the state playoffs. The year was outstanding. Exceeding their ususal ath- letic performance, student athletes and coaches found hidden potential which set them apart and allowed them to leave their mark. Lonna Herronen, a varsity girls ' soccer member, be- came the first local athlete ever to capture a position on the state soccer team. The group traveled to Athens, Georgia to compete national- ly with four other state teams. Keith Smith, a varsity football member, became the recipi- ent of the First Baptist Church of Foley ' s Challenger Award for the third consecu- tive year, the first ever to do so. Coach Al Borchardt led his 20-member girls ' soccer team to its second consecutive un- defeated season and its first league championship. Coach Eddie Willis also led his junior high girls ' basketball team to their second consecutive un- defeated season and county championship. And just as the soccer, football, and basketball teams had left their mark both as teams and individ- uals, varsity basketball games also left their mark. An increase in student participa- tion of the games was largely due to the halftime attrac- tions which ranged from a surf party to a Mardi Gras pa- rade. With a monumental desire to win, student athletes and coaches made a joint effort to succeed. Together they worked toward doing more — all the time doing it better. Basl ing in the glory of her new title. Metta Chris- tensen is proclaimed champion in the surfer contest. The competition drew a near capacity crowd of beach-clad students to the basketball game. Drenched with sweat, Metta Christen- sen (11) heads toward a Fairhope de- fender. The Lions ' victory over the Pi- rates thrust them into a battle with Daphne for the tournament title. Stepping in front of a Fairhope oppo- nent, Rickey Pigott struggles to steal the ball. Pigott scored one goal to help the Lions shut out the Pirates 2-0. Ladd stadium sets the scene for the Lions ' first playoff game. The passing game proved to be the margin of victory as the team came from behind to win 21-20 over the Davidson Warriors. 184 Playoff Teams secure championships with victories Bursting into the ranks of champions, the Varsity Foot- ball Team, the Girls ' Varsity Soccer Team, and the Girls ' Ju- nior High Basketball Team achieved the goal of competing to be number one in their sports. As the season ended, the football team claimed a runner- up position in their area after a 13-16 loss to Fairhope in the reg- ular season. The Lions met with the Davidson Warriors for the first round playoff game at Ladd Stadium. A 6-yard run by quarterback Kerry Flowers, fol- lowed by a 2-yard run for a two point conversion, gave the team an early lead. The War- riors eliminated that lead after Davidson tailback Tyronne Da- vis and Eric Rogers each made touchdowns to give Davidson a 14-8 lead. Then, with less than a minute to go in the half, Derrick Nicholson caught an 18-yard pass from Flowers to give the Lions a 15-14 lead. The Lions could not hold on to their lead, however, as Davidson came back to once again take the lead 20 -15. With time ticking off the clock, the Lions set up for one last attempt at a victory. With fourth down and one yard to go. Flowers eyed split end Stoney Hall sprinting for the corner of the endzone. After a quick fake, Flowers rolled and rifled an aeri- al into the corner. As Hall stretched out parallel to the ground, the ball settled on his fingertips, and he brought it down for the touchdown. Fo- ley ' s two point conversion at- tempt failed. With less than a minute left in the game, David- son had one final attempt at a score. The fans held their breath as Warrior quarterback Greg Crossley let the ball fly. As the ball neared its target. Lion defensive back Spencer Frost stepped in front of the received for an interception. The game ended in a 21-20 victory for the Lions. Despite the breathtaking fin- ish of the Lions ' first playoff game, the Fairhope Pirates in- terferred with their champion- ship hopes. During the second game, the Lions were held to one first down in the first half. Their deepest penetration to the Pirates 7, the Lions were held scoreless throughout the game. Fairhope left with a 23-0 victo- ry, dashing the Lions ' hopes of a state championship title. For the second consecutive year, the girls ' junior high bas- ketball team emerged on top as the Baldwin County Champi- ons. After dominating all oppo- nents during the regular season, the team defeated Fairhope 46-20 in the first game of the county tournament. After a match with Daphne, the Lions secured the championship title 49-23. The girls led throughout the entire game. Renee Fortner said, " We were nervous, be- cause they were the only team that could beat us. " For the game, the gym was packed with a near capacity crowd. Metta Christensen was named most valuable player and Renee Fortner all tournament player. The ninth graders ended the season with a 10-0 record. Coach Eddie Willis commented, " The girls worked extremely hard and endured long, hard practices to achieve their suc- cess. " After a last-second tourna- ment loss to McMcGill-Toolen the previous year, the girls ' soc- cer team was looking for re- venge. With eleven wins and no losses, the team ' s record was blemished only by a single tie with Fairhope during the regu- lar season. In the first game of the tournament, the Lions de- feated J.T. Wright and earned another shot at Fairhope. De- spite the revenge factor, the Lions were held in a 0-0 dead- lock throughout the first half. When the whistle blew for the beginning of the second half, the Lions took charge. Left wing Jennifer Graham scored the first goal. A second goal by Rickey Pigott clenched the win for the team. The Lions defeat- ed Fairhope 2-0 to finish the sea- son as tournament and league champs. At the beginning of the sea- son goals were set. During the course of the season, sacrifices were made. The end results were championship teams. Whether scoring touchdowns, baskets, or goals, each team etched its way into the victory column. Playoff Teams 185 provide visions of perfection Poised precariously on tiie edge of a surf board, beach loving students found adventure and athletic fulfill- ment riding the waves. Others less daring chose skating, gymnastics, or dance to release their pent-up ener- gies. Involved in non-school related activities, these students demonstrat- ed their talents at exhibitions, meets, and contests. Serious surfers, seen skimming over the water, spent many hours a day perfecting their Hang lO ' s and 360 ' s. A popular sport among sea- side dare-devils, surfing provided a means of escape from the safety of inland society. A more common sport among land lovers was skating. Gliding under a disco ball and strobe and colored lights, skaters rocked while rolling to hits by Tears For Fears and A-Ha. While some students chose to skate on eight wheels, others preferred to use only four. A recently constructed ramp, built by avid skateboarders, provided ample room near the beach for showing off and hanging air. Competition was the trademark of a gymnast. With visions of Mary Lou Retton ' s " 10 " vault dancing in their heads, children from age 4 up not only took classes several times a week but also trained outside of class. Striving to hold audiences breath- less, dancers combined athletic strength and flowing movements to provide a cultured form of entertain- ment. Beginning with a " demi plei " and peaking with a " grandjete, " balle- rinas reached for perfection. What was the most popular unor- ganized sport around school? Hacky Sacking. People from one corner of the campus to the other played it with a small round bean-bag called a Hacky Sack. Standing in a circle, no fewer than three people tried to return the sack to another player — using their feet, knees, chest, and head — without letting the sack touch the ground. The official purpose of play- ing with a Hacky Sack was to im- prove a person ' s leg-eye co-ordination and to enhance their soccer skills. Un- officially, however, Hacky Sacking gave students a constructive means to kill time between classes. To play this sport students went to great lengths — even to the extent of losing points off their ROTC grades for play- ing in uniform. Whichever activities students chose to participate in, they pushed themselves to the limit, striving to be- come the best. Tag football attracts students before and after school — and even on weekends. A competitive game allows students to get their minds off school work. Fast moves enable Pete Ledlow to master the ramp located behind Enigmatic Ocean in Gulf Shores. Skaters gather there to practice the latest moves on their boards. 186 Unorganized Sports For an upcoming recital, Richard Childress practices his spins, twirls, and glides. Hot Wheels supplied the facilities required for stu- dents to take lessons. Concentrating on keeping the Hacky Sack off the ground and away from his arms, Kevin Staf- ford knee kicks the ball into the Hacky circle. The latest fad to hit campus occupies students ' every spare moment. Unorganized Sports 187 the Lions dominate 7 out of 11 games to capture a playoff berth Uncertainty surrounded the open- ing ganne of the Varsity Football sea- son as Hurricane Elena postponed the nneeting of the Lions and the Blue Devils of Atmore. But neither the hur- ricane nor the one-day postponement daunted the crowd. Playing before a near-capacity crowd of over 4000, the Lions held the Blue Devils to a Chuck Brook ' s 24-yard field goal scored early in the second quarter. Amid cheers from fans, coaches, and fellow teammates, Herbert Casey, sophomore back, raced for two TDs covering 40 and 55 yards, establishing himself as a terror to opposing teams. Thomas Bullard added a TD when he carried the ball in from the 1-yard line. Mike Rea capped the scoring with a 24-yard field goal to give the Lions the 23-3 win. With one win under their belt, the Lions prepared to meet their second opponent of the season, the Davidson Warriors. The Lions edged by the Warriors 23-20. Foley started its scor- ing barrage on its first possession when Casey snagged a pitch from quarterback Kerry Flowers and scam- pered into the end zone for the first TD. Paced by Casey, Flowers, and Bullard, it took the Lions only 12 plays to drive 92 yards for the second TD, with Flowers getting the score on a 26-yard run off the left end. Early in the second quarter, the Lions took the lead 14-0. The Warriors avoided the shutout when Robert DuBose slanted into the end zone on a 5-yard run during the third period. The Warriors added a second TD by Tyrone Davis on a 75- yard run and tied the score at 14. After driving 77 yards in 1 1 plays, Bullard carried the ball into the end zone from the 1-foot line and scored the third TD of the game for the Lions. However, the PAT by Mike Rea was wide to the left, giving the Lions a 20-14 lead in the fourth period. The defense held the Warriors to eight plays and the Lions had the ball back at the Davidson 26-yard line. The Da- vidson defense held and the Lions faced fourth-and-12 at their own 19- yard line. Rea got the nod as place- kicker and kicked a 29-yard field goal, giving the Lions a 23-14 lead late in the fourth quarter. However, six plays later the Warriors scored again from their 1-yard line. The conversion failed and the Lions came out on top 23-20. Emerging on top to gain the " Crusher of the Week " award from WABB FM 97 the Lions set out for their third win of the season against the Satsuma Gators. Before the game, head coach Lester Smith said, " They have a great defense and a sol- id team. They are hard to beat be- cause they don ' t make a lot of mis- takes. " It was the Lions ' night to shine, however, as they shut out Sat- suma 30-0. After capturing the number nine spot in the state, the Lions prepared to meet Theodore. Scoring early, the Bobcats took the lead when Johnny Brown carried the ball in from the 1- yard line for a TD. Mot to be outdone, the Lions fought back to clinch the 21-14 victory, with Flowers adding two TDs and Bullard adding one. Riding high on success, the Lions downed Bay Minette 26-0. The shu- tout was the second of the season for the Lions and the win gave them a playoff berth. The Tigers threatened three times, but fumbles and intercep- tions eliminated their chances of put- ting any points on the board. The Lions ' undefeated record was halted on homecoming night, howev- er, when they encountered the North- view Cougars. With both teams scor- ing only in the fourth quarter, the game went into overtime. An inter- cepted bootleg pass on the first play from scrimmage caused the Lions to give up the ball. The Cougars sent in Clark Lopez who booted a 27-yard field goal and gave the Cougars ' the 10-7 upset win. Stretched out for the completion, Thomas Bul- lard (44) makes a crucial first down catch to keep the drive alive. The Lions shut out Sat- suma 30-0 for their first area win. Varsity Football 189 Summing It Up Varsity Football Won 7 Lost 4 FHS Opp Atmore 23 3 Davidson 23 20 Satsuma 30 Theodore 21 14 Bay Minette 26 Northview 7 10 Robertsdale 13 9 Fairhope 13 16 McQill-Toolen 17 22 State Playoffs: Davidson 21 20 Fairhope 23 All open paths are shut off as the Lion defense closes in on Northvlew tailback Lawrence Dawsey (1). The Lions fell short to their homecoming opponent 7- 10 in overtime. Gripped from behind by a Davidson de- fender, Kerry Flowers (17) struggles to get free. The Lions slid by Davidson 23- 20. Getting the pitch, Ty Morgan (24) races around the left end eyeing Satsuma tackier Ryan Ad- dison (34). Morgan carried four times for 13 yards during the 3O0 win over the Gators. 190 Varsity Football Bouncing back from the loss to Northview, the Lions managed a come-from-behind win over Roberts- dale. Struggling to overcome the Bears ' 9-0 halftime lead, Flowers closed the gap during the third period, scoring a TD on a 2-yard run. He also added another TD when he took the ball in from the 1-foot line in the fourth quarter. The conversion failed, but the Lions still pulled through with a 13-9 win. With the Area Four Championship up for grabs, the Lions clashed with county rival Fairhope. Striking early, Casey snagged a Flowers pass on the second play from scrimmage and sprinted 59 yards to give the Lions the opening lead. Mike Williams re- covered a Charles Smith fumble, giv- ing Foley field position at the Fair- hope 45. But three plays later, cornerback Phileman Faust picked off a Flowers pass. The interception resulted in a TD for the Pirates when four plays later running back James Morrisette scampered into the end zone from the Pirates ' 2-yard line. The conversion failed and the Lions held a 7-6 advantage. However, a Kevin Grimer field goal gave the Pirates the 9-7 lead in the second quarter. Both teams remained scoreless during the third period, but an action-packed fourth quarter kept fans holding their breath. Late in the quarter, the Pirates were forced into a punting situation. At deep back re- ceiving, Casey returned the punt for a 56-yard TD romp, giving the Lions a 13-9 lead. After the kickoff return, the Pirates started what would be a short drive. Seven plays later, Nicholson inter- cepted a Morrisette pass. However, three plays later the ball was fumbled and the Pirates recovered at their own 30-yard line. A time consuming drive ended in an interception by lineback- er Ben Todd. After only three plays, the Lions were forced into a punting situation from their own 27-yard line. With 30 seconds remaining, the punt was blocked and rolled out of bounds on the Lions ' 5-yard line. On the first play from scrimmage. Smith rolled out to the left but was met by Flowers at the 1-yard line, jarring the ball loose. However, the fumble was re- covered in the end zone by the Pi- rates ' Jody McBride. The Pirates pulled out a 16-13 win. In the last game of the season, the McGill-Toolen Yellowjackets defeated Foley 22-19. A 15-yard pass comple- tion to Yellowjacket Kurt Luft capped off the scoring for McGill and the Lions were handed their third loss of the season. During the game, the Lions racked up an impressive 403 yards. Although the regular season ended with a defeat, the Lions looked for their chance at revenge in the state playoffs. Varsity Football Team — Front: Hal Wal- lace, Keith Hubbard, Bryan Schell, Tony Rus- sell, Zan Peirce, Paul Holley, Keith Morin, Her- bert Casey, Kertz Hare, Derrick IHIcholson, Leon Knight, Carrick Pell. Row 2: Brad Smith, John Jones, Keith Smith, Kerry Flowers, Shane Finley, Justin Schell, Stoney Hall. Spen- cer Frost, Mike Rea, Tim Fickling, Ty Morgan, Alfredo Saldivar, Ira Bodiford. Row 3: David Edwards, Johnny Young, Fernando Lopez, Tony Heard, Bobby Wilkins, William Jones, Larry Foster, Scott Glrich, Steve Wills, Russ Moore, Brett Payne, John Tiblier, Sean Feely, Thomas Bullard. Row 4: Jeremy David, Randy Wood, Ben Todd, Jamie Feely, Bart Sahr, Scott Will, Marcus Early, Jeff Miller, Jamie Paul, Tryone Foote, John McGhee, Wade Jones, James Porter, Kirk Barnes, Tom Hand. Row 5: Donald Krehling, David Santa Cruz. Loren Pow- ers, Erick Crosby, Matt Maurin, Ashley Waldo, Robbie Wood, Mike McConnell, Mike Williams, Steve Crossland. Willie Means, Jason McCul- lough, Charles Scott, Scott Crosby, Ben Cox. Back: Jose Morales (manager). Tommy Brooks (manager), Gary Caldwell (coach), Bud Pigott (coach), John Santa Cruz (coach), Terry Vinson (coach), John Schumacher, Wayne Dyess, Brent Sute, Clay Waldo, Troy Young, Steve Hodges, Wade Wolverton, Lester Smith (coach), Ben Watson (coach), Eddie Willis (coach), Barry Pennington (coach), Lawrence Wilson (manager), Donald Dinish (manager). Varsity Football 191 loley =w= -, .. - A , ' vr, ' - r-, , , ' ' , " --w - ' -_ £V_JR Junior High Football Team — Front: Sam Jones, Ty Freeman, Russell Jones, Bobby Tay- lor, Kip Underwood, James Thompson, Jimmy Weeks, Brandon King. Row 2: Prentiss Thomp- son, Donald Dinish, Freddy Cuellar, Tommy Benson, Lawrence Green, Bobby Dunn, Tory Rigsby, Albert Steward. Row 3: Brett Pierce, Joe Foster, Jason Cooper, Tim Paul, Chucl Sinyard, Andrew Qauci, Lonnie Walls, Scott Bishop. Row 4: Robert Schreiber, Jarrett Han- cocl , Brandon Mothershed, Troy Morgan, Mark Sahr, Fletcher Autrey, Kevin Sullivan, Brett Wilson. Row 5: Bill Harris, Donnie Smith, David Jaye, Glenn Gibson, Dewey Hadley, Jody Ewing, Robbie Rockstall, Shannon Price. Row 6: Phillip Stevens, Bill Dobbins, Steven Walker, Donnie Potter, Raymond Nelson, Eric Fell, Randy Geiger, Jesse Jemison. Row 7: Clif- ford Gandy, Drew LeDrew, Darrell Hodges, Danny Williams, Dennis Potter, Mark Messick, Wendall English. Back: Hank Duplesis (man- ager), Jeremy Fiala (manager), Mark Johnson (manager), Steve Baker (coach), Jimmy Na- zary (coach), Sylvester Jones (manager), Jason Hall (manager). Trapped between Jason Cooper (37) and Clif- ford Gandy (80), a Tiger opponent fails to gain yardage. Prior to each junior high game, less experienced team members participate in a game of their own. 192 Jr. High Football Jr. Varsity Football (Dim a irollll young gridders score victory after victory Intense concentration and an un- quenchable thirst for success nagged Junior High and Junior Varsity foot- ball players for 27 days as they prac- ticed for the approaching season. Be- ginning August 13, 60 rookies and veterans learned new formations and brushed up on rusty skills in prepara- tion for upcoming opponents. The Junior High Team ' s season consisted of only six games. In those few games they displayed their athle- tic competence by closing out the season with a 5-1 record. Frustration summed up the first two quarters of the Lions ' first game against Daphne. The Trojans led by six until midway in the third quarter when quarterback Sam Jones com- pleted a pass to Ty Freeman. Free- man then sprinted into the end zone, picking up the Lions ' only points in the game; but the Trojans scored again, erasing all hopes for a victory. After stumbling to Daphne in the first game, the Lions finished the sea- son by shutting out Bay Minette 36-0 when the Tigers mishandled the ball seven times during the game. After defeating Bay Minette, the Lions tied Daphne for the county lead. Not only did the Junior High Lions show championship characteristics, but so did the Junior Varsity as they went undefeated during the season. A high point of the JV season was the game against Fairhope. At the end of the fourth quarter, the Pirates and Lions were deadlocked 13-13. The score remained tied at the end of the first overtime with both teams gaining touchdowns. Kertz Hare broke the tie in the second overtime when he blocked Fairhope ' s extra point attempt. Once again the Lions dominated 27-26. Both teams found that long prac- tices and intense coaching resulted in high quality performances. A Junior High player remarked, " If it wasn ' t for the coaches, we wouldn ' t have been 5-1. " Summing It Op Junk r High Football 1 Won 5 Lost 1 1 FHS Opp Daphne 8 14 Bay Minette 6 Fairhope 28 Daphne 16 Bay Minette 36 Fairhope Forfeit Summing It CJp Junior Varsity Football Won 3 Lost Bay Minette 12 7 Fairhope 27 26 Bay Minette 22 9 T «1_ A icn 1 — ?!? — TT Junior Varsity Football Team — Front: Hal Wallace, Leon Knight, David Finley. Paul Hoi- ley. Keith Morin, Kertz Hare. Randy Wood. Car- rick Pell, Brad Smith, Josh Vinson (manager). Row 2: John Jones, Justin Schell, Charles Scott. Tim Fickling, Ty Morgan. Fernando Lo- pez, Tony Heard, Larry Foster, Shane Finley, Steve Willis, Wayne Minor (manager). Row 3: Alfredo Saldivar, Jeremy Davis, Jamie Feely. Fancy footwork and speed enables Prentiss Thompson (25) to gain 17 yards against Bay Minette defenders. Thompson was the only seventh grade starter during the course of the season. John Tiblier. Brett Payne, Jeff Miller, Jamie Paul. Donald Krehling, Marcus Early. Loren Powers, Erick Crosby. Sylvester McGaster. Back: Willie Means, Ashley Waldo. James Por- ter. Wade Wolverton. Jason Oulliber. Terry Vinson (coach), John Santa Cruz (coach), John Schumacher, Brent Sute, Clay Waldo, Troy Young, Steve Hodges, Russell Jones (man- ager). Jr. High Football Jr. Varsity Football 193 " 1 Summing It Up Girls ' Varsity Basl etbail Won 8 Lost 12 FHS Opp Mary Montgomery 49 45 Bay Minette 42 49 . Robertsdale 31 30 St. Pauls 41 54 Robertsdale 40 39 Fairhope 45 61 B.C. Rain 50 45 Fairhope 36 67 Gulf Breeze 36 45 Satsuma 50 51 Catholic 31 49 Satsuma 32 51 Fairhope 37 59 Catholic 35 50- B.C. Rain 29 41 Baker 53 44 Robertsdale 36 34 Mary Montgomery 70 30 St. Pauls 44 34 Fairhope 34 53 Advancing the ball down court, Terri Locke (15) keeps an eye on the defense. Locke was tagged as the offensive captain of the team. Feet in motion, Peyton Peek (33) controls the ball following an inbound pass. Peek averaged 19 points per game. 194 Girls ' Varsity Basl etbali Precariously poised on the rim, the ball hangs undecidedly after a boost from Tracy Schoen (21). The Lions handed Baker a 53-44 defeat. In traffic, Tina Applegate (30) concentrates on getting the ball down court. The Lions fell short to Bay Minette by a score of 42-49. Girls ' Varsity Basketball Team proves worthy of fans ' support " I think we have a good basketball program with good players and good coaches, " commented fan Lydia Gaignard. " I feel we should get out and give them the support they de- serve. " That is just what students did — turn out to see the Girls ' Varsity Basketball Team throughout the sea- son. Outscoring Mary Montgomery 49- 45 during the first game of the sea- son, the team set in motion a series of ups and downs. During their second match, the Lions fell short to Bay Min- ette but came back to dominate Ro- bertsdale in the third. The Roberts- dale Bears, unable to overcome the pattern previously set, were defeated twice by the team during the course of the schedule. " In the middle of the season, the team suffered. We lacked the fire and spirit necessary to win, " commented Coach Tommy Catlin. But the team regained momentum to win five of their last seven games. Senior Peyton Peek broke the single game scoring record with 37 points when the Lions trounced Mary Montgomery for the second time by a score of 70-30. According to Coach Catlin, a 44-34 victory over St. Pauls was the high- light of the season. " In the last game, we gave St. Pauls its second defeat of the season by dominating the inside and playing super defense. Each play- er did just a great job, " he said. At the close of the regular season, Peyton Peek stated, " Overall, we ' ve im- proved a lot this season, and we hope to be 100 percent for the tourna- ment. " Going up against Fairhope in the county tournament, the Lions were tied 15-15 at the end of the first quar- ter, but Fairhope pulled ahead and went on to win by a score of 53-34. Terri Locke said, " We weren ' t up to it. We had a few good practices and a few bad practices. It just carried over into the game. " Summing up the season, fan Marie Hamilton said, " They started off strong and in the middle they had some downs. But they came back in the end, which proved they were wor- thy of our support. " Girls ' Varsity Basketball 195 Going up for two, Leon Knight (20) releases the ball. The Lions fell short 33-37 against the UMS Bulldogs. y Lions attack season with liome court advantage Who goes to the basketball games? " Not me. You wouldn ' t catch me dead at a basketball game on a Friday night! " The sentiment may have been true a few years ago, or even last year; but as assistant principal Frank Wenzel commented, " It was the return of the round ball. " Employing a take-off on Burger King ' s popular " Herb " com- mercials, Mr. Wenzel organized activi- ties during the basketball games to draw a supportive crowd. Doing the " Conga, " participating in an airplane contest, or shooting a half-court free throw for a possibility of a $50 prize all enticed students to show up and join the crowd. Regarding the Mardi Gras parade during the Mary Montgomery game on February 7, Sonny Petway re- marked, " It was an excellent crowd pleaser. It helped the crowd get into the game. " But halftime crowd pleas- ers weren ' t the only reasons students came to cheer on the basketball team. The top scorer in Mobile and Bal- dwin County was center John Autrey. Using his 6 ' 5 " frame, Autrey had a scoring average of 20 points per game and kept fans hoping for one of his " slam-dunks. " As Dana Montgomery reminisced over the season ' s events she re- marked, " As I think about the season, the Mary Montgomery game comes to my mind the most. " The score changed hands constantly until the middle of the fourth quarter. Then Mary Montgomery ' s Rod Reed and Autrey became entangled in a scuffle. Even after Autrey backed away. Reed charged. Referee Jim Smith halted Reed. Reed continued to charge at Autrey; so Smith ejected Reed from the game. At center-court coach Dale Mims of Mary Montgomery protested the ejection of his player. Coach Mims then received a technical foul. Even after pocketing a technical, he continued his protesting at center- court. Referee Smith awarded Coach Mims a second technical foul and an ejection from the game. Not only did Coach Mims leave, but he took his players with him. The game was de- clared a forfeit, and was awarded to the Lions. Amid the excitement and crowd participation, the team tallied a re- cord of 12-15. Now what do you think of the basketball games? 196 Boys ' Varsity Basketball Dribbling past a Gulf Breeze player, Paul Holley (23) goes up for a goal. The basket helped the Lions to win a 34-33 decision over the Dolphins. Summing It CJp Boys ' Varsity Basketball Won 12 Lost 15 Mary Montgomery Bay Minette Robertsdale Fairhope Robertsdale B.C. Rain Fairhope Gulf Breeze Satsunna Catholic Satsunna Beggs Catholic . Fairhope FHS 43 32 43 75 44 41 48 Opp Catholic B.C. Rain Baker Robertsdale Bay Minette Gulf Breeze Baker Mary Montgomery UMS OMS Satsuma Bay Minette Williamson FHS 33 59 44 43 29 34 42 56 33 33 41 35 38 Opp 34 73 39 40 31 33 40 37 37 37 40 Boys ' Varsity Basketball Team — Front: Leon Knight, Eric Chapman. Roy Evans, John Autrey, Herbert Casey. Row 2: Steve Stuart, Shane Jones, Jon Noland, Paul Holley, John Smith. Back: Mark Thompson (coach). Scoot- er McPhail, Keith Morin, Mark Janowski (coach). After plunging through the Mary Montgomery defense, John Smith (34) scores two points. The team roiled past the Vikings 56-37 in the second match-up of the season. Scores climb higher as Paul Holley (23) sinks a left handed layup. Holley made Second Team All County. Aiming high, John Autrey (21) attempts to score two points. Autrey was chosen to be a First Team All County member. Boys ' Varsity Basketball 197 Boys ' Junior Varsity Basketball Team — Front: Jimmy Nazary (coach), Tony Russell, Gerald Osborn, Jason Nelson, Charles Scott. Back: Donald Trotter, Derrick Reed, Matt Mo- gan, Davy Thompson, Robert Frith, Joe Skel- ton. Stretched above Robertsdale Bears, Clifford Qandy (33) helps his team by scoring two points. Teamwork keyed the victory over the Bears. Starting out the game against the Bay Minette Tigers, Derrick Reed (32) goes for the jumpball. Although junior varsity teams start out their games with jumpballs, this traditional opening was omitted from junior high games. 198 Boys ' Jr. High Jr. Varsity Basketball TTcDirini I two teams, one coach directs both to winning seasons Winning a total of 19 games, the Boys ' Junior High and Junior Varsity Basketball Teams achieved victory after victory under the direction of coach Jimmy Nazary. The season was a complete turn about for the junior high team. For the junior varsi- ty team, it was an improvement. Tryouts were held October 30 in the gym from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Play- ers for the junior high team were cho- sen on their performance when doing layups, passing, and the tip drill. Out of the 25 who tried out only 1 1 were chosen to play. Though losing their opening game to Bay Minette, the Lions came back to beat (JMS in the second game. Against B.C. Rain, the Lions were trailing by two points with only sec- onds left in the fourth quarter. Greg Pope took control and sprinted to the halfway mark. Then he hurled the ball into the air, and as the buzzer sounded it sank through the net. The Lions had come from behind and edged by B.C. Rain 49-48. On February 5, the team suffered a disappointing loss to Daphne during the Baldwin County Tournament. The defeat left the team in third place. The junior varsity began the sea- son under adverse circumstances. As the day of the first game rolled around, the team found itself without a coach. During the course of the day principal John Lee approached Coach Nazary about coaching the ju- nior varsity team, as well as the junior high. By game time, the team had its coach. Against Bay Minette the team achieved one of its closest wins ever. With only 12 seconds left in the game, Bay Minette scored to take the lead by one. Then Tom Woodcock took the ball down court and scored two with only six seconds remaining. Bay Minette called timeout to set up a plan of attack. Their high-scorer took the ball and attempted to lay it up. It rolled around the rim and then fell off. The final buzzer sounded. The Lions captured a win, 54-53. The junior varsity ended up in first place in the county tournament. Team effort could h ave been one of the reasons for success, but as Mi- chael Coates said, " There ' s no feeling like getting the winning shot; but then again, I wouldn ' t know. " Both teams agreed that one of the major keys to their success was their coach. Tony Russell said, " Coach Na- zary was a coach in the true sense of the word. His knowledge of the game and coaching ability were the key to our successful season. " Attentively looking for someone to pass to, Matt Mogan (23) teases a Gulf Breeze defender. Although it was a close game, Gulf Breeze won 53-48. Summing It Up Boys ' Junior High Basketball Won 9 Lost 5 FHS Opp Bay Minette 52 53 UMS 42 33 B.C. Rain 49 48 Fairhope 59 23 Satsuma 46 34 Robertsdale 63 38 Satsuma 59 42 B.C. Rain 52 62 Daphne 45 49 Fairhope 64 24 Daphne 37 46 Bay Minette 56 50 Baker 48 75 Mary Montgomery 64 48 Summing It Up Boys ' Junior Varsity Basketball Won 9 Lost 8 FHS Opp Bay Minette 40 51 Robertsdale 47 42 Robertsdale 36 42 Bay Minette 54 53 B.C. Rain 38 53 Fairhope 45 33 Gulf Breeze 48 53 CHS 57 26 Satsuma 71 48 Fairhope 59 46 Pensacola Catholic 35 36 B.C. Rain 77 90 Robertsdale 48 40 Bay Minette 64 63 Gulf Breeze 37 46 Mary Montgomery 46 64 UMS 52 49 Boys ' Jr. High Jr. Varsity Basketball 199 keep Varsity Volleyball members in the game Summing It Up 1 Girls ' Varsity Volleyball Won 1 Lost 17 FHS Opp Bay Minette 2 Robertsdale 1 2 Bay Minette 2 Satsuma 2 Shaw 1 2 Robertsdale 1 2 Bayside 2 McGill 2 Bay Minette 2 1 Fairhope 1 2 Bay Minette 2 Bay Minette 2 Fairhope 2 B.C. Rain 2 Bayside 2 St. Paul ' s 2 Satsuma 2 Bay Minette 2 Bright spots were hard to find dur- ing the course of the Girls ' Varsity Volleyball season. Enduring a season of 17 losses and only one victory chal- lenged each team member. Traci De- ment remarked, " Spirit was one of the things that kept us going for so long. " The 12-member team consisted of seven freshmen, three sophomores, one junior and one senior. The lack of upperclassmen testified to the inex- perience of the team. The only return- ing starters were Lisa Resmondo and Terri Locke. The lone victory of the season came during the County Tourna- ment. Behind the serving of Angle Nit- teberg, the team defeated Bay Min- ette 9-15, 15-2, 15-8. Nitteberg netted 1 points in a row off her serves in one match. According to Coach Shirley Helms, " Serving in that game was the best it had been ail year and they played more like a team. " Based on tournament performance, Resmondo was selected for the All-County First Team while Locke and Metta Chris- tensen were placed on the All-County Second Team. In spite of the dismal season, the team managed to keep their spirits high by making favors for each game and treating themselves to pizza par- ties. Candy McConnell said, " Al- though our season was not very re- warding, we still tried to work as a team, and we learned a lot of basic fundamentals that will help us later. " Veteran Lisa Resmondo uses a fore-arm pass to return the ball. Six years of playing gave Res- mondo the necessary experience to be voted team captain. Girls ' Varsity Volleyball Team — Front: Rhonda Frith, Lisa Resmondo, Sherri Hender- son, Sharon Black, Metta Christensen. Back: Shirley Helms (coach), Traci Dement, Kelly Brown, Candy McConnell, Angle Nitteberg, Gwen Parker, Cheryl Russell (scorekeeper). 200 Girls ' Varsity Volleyball As Sherri McLellan strives to hit the ball, team- mate Angie Mitteberg stands ready to help. McLellan was a first year starter. Strategy occupies the conversation as team- members huddle around manager Karen Drig- gers. According to Coach Shirley Helms, " Drig- gers brings enthusiasm and dedication to the players not only by viiord of mouth, but by example. " Attentive to every bump and serve, Cheryl Rus- sell records each game for history. Russell has served as scorekeeper for the past tv o sea- sons. Prepared to offer their assistance. Lisa Res- mondo. Sherri McLellan. and Metta Christen- sen back up Angie Nitteberg as she bumps the ball over the net. In spite of all efforts, the team ended the season with a 1-17 record. Varsity Volleyball 201 m Summing It Up Girls ' Junior High Volleyball Won 1 1 Lost 7 FHS Opp Bayside 2 Robertsdale 1 2 Bayside 2 Bay Minette 1 2 Fairhope 2 1 Robertsdale 2 Bayside 2 Fairhope 2 Daphne 1 2 Bayside 2 Daphne 1 2 Bay Minette 2 Bayside 2 1 Daphne 2 Robertsdale 2 Fairhope 2 Daphne 2 Bay Minette 2 Summing It Up Girls ' Junior High Basketball Won 10 Lost FHS Opp Bay Minette 43 22 Fairhope 50 7 Sutnmerdale 50 10 Robertsdale 40 20 Daphne 49 33 Fairhope 46 20 Daphne 48 24 Bay Minette 31 7 Fairhope 45 16 Daphne 49 23 the season, girls discover the winning edge With practices scJieduled every day from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. as well as after school, the Girls ' Junior High Volleyball and Basketball Teams en- dured the training. Despite the fact that the volleyball team lost six team members to the varsity squad, it still managed to pull out an 11-7 record. On September 16, the team, led by coach Elouise Lucas- sen, began the season by dominating Bayside, Robertsdale, Fairhope, and Daphne in the Baldwin County Tour- nament. Team members and Coach Lucassen both agreed that the most important game was the second game against the Daphne Trojans in the tournament. Daphne was down after having played the number one team. Bay Minette, and so the Lions took advantage of the situation by winning 15-1 and 15-11. Bay Minette was the only obstacle standing in the way of gaining the county champion- ship. It was not to be, though, as the girls dropped two games in a row 8-15 and 0-15. As a result, the volleyball team ended up in the second place slot. Commenting on Tigers ' tough- ness, Becky Moncrief said, " They were a real bump, set, and spike team. " Renee Fortner was the only mem- ber named to the Al l Tournament team. Special plays by Julie Harris, Moncrief, Rosetta Page, and Lori Schuize helped to carry the team throughout the tournament. Being undefeated, the basketball team was a rival for all opponents. Kicking off their winning streak, the Lions defeated Bay Minette 43-22. After rolling over the rest of their op- ponents, the team wrapped up a flaw- less season by defeating Daphne 49- 23. Metta Christensen tallied up the highest number of points in one game by scoring 35 points against Daphne. At the Baldwin County Tourna- ment on February 7, the girls met the Fairhope Pirates. Before halftime the Lions racked up a 27-4 lead. The Pi- rates had only managed to score eight points by the fourth quarter. Then as the buzzer sounded, the scoreboard showed a 45-16 win for the Lions. With their first tournament game be- hind them, the team prepared to meet Daphne on February 12 for a chance at the county title. Blowing away the opposition, they stomped Daphne 49- 23 to win the tournament and capture the county championship for the sec- ond consecutive year. Whether the choice was to partici- pate in volleyball, basketball, or both, girls used their athletic ability to knotch wins and attempt to escape defeat. Girls ' Junior High Volleyball Team — Front: Paula Gaubatz, Monica Styron, Annie Blackmon, Teresa Boulware, Elouise Lucassen (coach). Row 2: Lori Schuize, Becky Moncrief, Rosetta Page, Michelle Schuize, Karla Heaton. Row 3: Kenzetta Porter, Genevieve Ewing, Car- neil McGaster, Tara Rigsby, Tina Weeks. Back: Amie Adams, Nancy Dees, Karon John- son, Julie Harris, Monica Johnson, Angela Foote, Renee Fortner. 202 Girls ' Jr. High Volleyball Jr. High Basketball Following through with a bump, captain Julie Harris (30) taps the ball while Becky Moncrief (13) stands by to help. Moncrief s dominant skill was bumping while Harris specialized in serving. Crowds of Fairhope defenders do not interfere with Bridgett Watkins ' (23) shooting ability. The players " skills were polished when coach Eddie Willis made them run a lap around the gym for each layup they missed at practice. mm - .-. J BB HI ,„- . ■ ™ » ' ' F ■ KMWi ' ■ T E " _ 2 £i£i - Cirls ' Junior High Basketball Team — Front: Skye Langston, Stephanie Harrison, Laurie Sumrall, Joy Gehr, D.D. Andersen. Wende Epperson, Monica Styron. Row 2: Gin- nie Harden, Karon Johnston, Ashley Arant, An- nie Blackmon, Bridgett Watkins. Bacic: Metta Christensen, Sharon Black, Carneil McGaster. Renee Former, J.J. Willis. Rolling off the fingertips of Metta Christensen (11), the ball edges toward the goal. Christen- sen was the team ' s top scorer. Girls ' Jr. High Volleyball Jr. High Basketball 203 Punching the ball upfield, Gina Stump moves in front of a St. Paul player. Stump ' s position, middle halfback, meant that she had to keep the ball away from her goal. Girls ' Varsity Soccer Team — Front: Shawn Layton, Jill Davidson, Lonna Herronen, Gina Stump. Row 2: Amy Barber, Alisa Johnson, Rebecca King, Kim Smith, Rickey Pigott. Back: Al Borchardt (coach). Boys ' Varsity Soccer Team — Front: Robbie Smith, Jeff Nygaard, Chris Farmer, Danny Mayfield. Row 2: Scott Wibel, Jeff Mayberry, Jimmy Rhodes, Eddie Paul, Tom Hand. Row 3: Brian Underwood, Geoff Lipscomb, Hal Wal- lace, Edward Hinson. Back: Gary Tucker (coach), Wade Stroud, Kelly Golden, Denson Freeman. A true shooter, Rod Vaz scores another goal for the Lions. Jeff Nygaard remarked, " Rod is a great team player and lifts us up emotionally. " Va z is an AFS exchange student from Portugal. Edging the ball past a McGill player, Eric Paul attempts to boost it to the forward line. The Lions tallied two points in the game. 204 Soccer ISIek-®: became more than mere play when the attention was turned toward soccer As it slowly took off there was mur- muring. Then BOOM! It happened, it was in flight. Shouting came from all directions. Soaring across the air, the object was scrutinized with awe. Los- ing velocity the ball came down skip- ping a bit amid " ooh ' s " and " ah ' s " from avid soccer fans. The Girls ' Varsity Soccer Team electrified fans with their dribbling, passing, and heading skills. With four years of experience behind her team, captain Tonya Cook was one of the leading scorers averaging one goal per game. Torn ligaments and pulled muscles didn ' t hinder goal keeper Lonna Herronen as the team shut out 10 out of 16 opponents. " No pain no gain, " was the only comment heard from Herronen about her season as goalie. The team ' s final record was 15-0-1. Though the girls ' team stole the spotlight, the Boys ' Varsity Soccer Team had their bright moments as well. Amid rain and freezing tempera- tures, the varsity team met the (J. M.S. Bulldogs at 6 p.m. with Kerry Flowers and Eddie Paul scoring the only two goals. As the weather calmed down, the game came to an end with a tied score of 2-2. Mark Tampary remarked, " Although it was a hard fought match the draw was an honorable score. " A broken ankle, wrist, and collar- bone were conditions that the Boys ' Junior Varsity encountered when three of their players missed most of the season due to injuries. Unlike the well-es tablished varsity teams, the ju- nior varsity team had been through two coaches before Mr. Ralph Schu- macher finished out the season. Ty Freeman and Patrick Irwin both agreed, " Coach Schumacher was the best out of the three coaches because he knows more than the others. " Whether students participated on the varsity or junior varsity teams, the skills, techniques, and team spirit acquired were put to the same use — winning. Boys ' Junior Varsity Soccer Team — Front; Brian Hyche, Bobbie Taylor, Seth Young. Car- rick Pell, Erick Crosby, Ty Freeman Row 2: Mitchell Compton, Eric Paul, Scott Raines, Scott Forbes, Mike Frakes. Back: Jim Brun- son, Scott Rivers, Lewis Smith, Todd Nelson Summing It up Girls ' Varsity Soccer Won 15 -ost Tied 1 FHS Opp J.T. Wrights 4 Bayside 3 St. Pauls 5 Fairhope 1 J.T. Wrights 4 McGill 2 1 Bayside 2 St. Pauls 9 1 McGill 2 Fairhope Woodham 3 Escambia 5 I Woodham 7 1 Escambia 5 2 South Alabama Playoffs: J.T. Wrights 4 1 Fairhope £ Summing It Gp Boys ' Varsity Soccer Won 7 Lost 5 Tied 2 FHS Opp OMS 2 4 Murphy 3 1 Davidson 2 St. Pauls 5 Baker 5 McGill 2 Fairhope 1 3 UMS 2 2 Davidson 3 1 St. Pauls 2 1 Baker 3 McGill 2 Murphy 5 Fairhope Summing It Up Boys ' Junior Varsi y Soccer Won 3 Lost 9 FHS Opp OMS 4 3 Murphy 6 Bayside 1 2 St. Pauls 8 2 McGill 2 6 Fairhope 5 OMS 1 5 Murphy 2 Bayside 1 2 St. Pauls 2 1 McGill 2 Fairhope 5 6 Soccer 205 Making the turn for third base Metta Christen- sen (1 1) attempts to matte it to home plate. The team won first place in the tournament giving them the title of " County Champs. " At the close of the first inning, Coach Terry Vinson calls a conference. Catcher Mike McConnell (9) and pitcher Paul Holley (16) lis- ten as their coach outlines strategy. Jiff I " " ' ' y Softball Team — Front: Stephanie McAnnal- ly, Sandy Bell, Leah Sanders, Valerie Kane, Sherry McCellan, l atalie Steigerwald. Row 2: Tonya Cook, Paula Qaubatz, Metta Christen- sen. Candy McConnell, Monica (Jlrich, Brandy Gartman. Back: Shirley Helms (coach), Mi- chelle Resmondo, Lisa Resmondo, Jill Bain, Shawna Sanders, Cheryl Russell, Charlotte Moore (assistant coach). Caught in full swing, John Jones (14) pops up the ball in the top half of a double header against Bay Minette. Jones has played varsity ball for three seasons. 206 Softball Baseball V 9« TT cD) m Result from baseball and Softball seasons " Whack! " was just one of the many sounds heard as the Baseball and Softball Teanns batted, ran, and fielded their way through the season. An ambitious start brought the baseball team a 33-15 win over Ro- bertsdale in the hundred inning sea- son opener. However, the team ' s lack of hitting cost them the season. Coach Terry Vinson commented, " Our defense was not bad, but when you don ' t score runs, it forces the de- fense to not make many mistakes. " Against Satsuma and Fairhope, the region leaders, the Lions came up short every time. In the second game with the Pirates, the Lions held the lead in the last inning. But with Fair- hope up to bat, the ball was hit back to the pitcher. Instead of the ball be- ing thrown to first, it was thrown into right field. The Lions suffered an 11- 12 loss. Senior Roy Evans held the team ' s highest batting average at 316. The Lions came in second in the Baldwin County Tournament. " We worked hard, but we had a lot of upsets, " summed up senior Mike Rea. Capturing first place in the county tournament was the Softball team. Leah Sanders and Tonya Cook each hit a home run in the two-day tourna- ment. Throughout the season, the team practiced from 2 to 5 p.m., Mon- day through Friday. The team agreed that against McQill-Toolen it played it ' s best de- fensive game. Playing Fairhope for the second time was the Lions ' tough- est game. After being 2-6 in the sev- enth inning, the team scored five runs, winning 7-6. The game ended in a double play. Coach Shi rley Helmes summed up the season by saying, " I ' ve been real impressed overall ex- cept for a few times. We ' ve had real dedication in the players. " 1 Baseball Team — Front: Kevin Hermecz, Roy Evans. Tony Russell. Row 2: Paul Holley, Ran- dy Wood, Ty Morgan, John Jones. Terry Vin- son (coach). Back: Jamie Paul, Russ Moore, Jimmy Metz. Mike McConnell. Steve Wills, Mike Rea. Alternate players catch the action from the dugout. Tonya Cook (17) scans the scorebook while other team members concentrate on the game. Summing it Op ' : Varsity Softball Won 18 Lost 10 FHS Opp Bay Minette 3 16 Bay Minette 2 12 Robertsdale 12 Robertsdale 1 5 Fairhope 13 4 Fairhope 5 4 Bay Minette 4 3 Bay Minette 6 8 Atmore 1 1 2 Atmore 8 7 McGill 1 McGill 6 5 Bayside 19 Bayside 23 1 Robertsdale 13 3 Robertsdale 9 5 Atmore 8 16 Atmore 9 10 Fairhope 7 6 Fairhope 9 2 Bay Minette 16 13 Robertsdale 3 2 Bay Minette 6 9 Bay Minette 12 6 Fairhope 6 3 Bay Minette 1 1 6 Bay Minette 7 12 Bay Minette 4 17 Summing It Up Varsity Baseball Won 11 Lost 12 FHS Opp Robertsdale 33 15 Bay Minette 6 3 Fairhope 11 Robertsdale 9 6 Robertsdale 6 4 Robertsdale 5 1 Bay Minette 2 3 Satsuma 4 Fairhope 11 12 Fairhope 6 Satsuma 12 Bay Minette 6 2 Bay Minette 13 3 Robertsdale 3 4 Robertsdale 7 6 Satsuma 1 2 Kentucky 8 2 Kentucky 5 Bay Minette 5 1 Fairhope 2 4 Satsuma 1 2 Bay Minette 2 Bay Minette 5 1 Softball Baseball 207 Stretching to prepare her body for the upcom- ing event, Frances Pena warms up her mus- cles. Pena was a first year tracl team member. Airborne, Skye Langston makes her jump. L Langston also competed in discus, and running events. Competing with other girls to hold the title of first place, Angela Foote strives to finish. Foote came in third place in the county meet. Summing It Gp Girls ' Junior High Track County Meet County Meet County Meet County Meet Practice Practice Practice Third 208 Girls ' Boys ' Jr. High Track Keeping his pace, Jose Morales stays ahead of the other competitors. Morales finished fifth at the meet in the mile run. Girls ' Junior High Track Team — Front: Frances Pena, Wendy Soesbe, Angela Foote, Skye Langston. Back: Melissa Bailey. Alena Smith. D.D. Andersen. Theresa Orr. John San- ta Cruz (coach). County Meet County Meet County Meet County Meet Practice Practice Practice Fourth Boys ' Junior High Track Team — Front: Mark Qaignard, Jose Morales, Rito Cruz. Jer- maine Mabon. Back: Kip Underwood, Terry Closson. Ty Freeman. Russell Jones, Brian Sandell. Members of the track teams practice to become the best As runners took their positions, hearts started beating faster and adrenaline flowed through their bo- dies as the magic words were spoken, " On your mark, get set . . . " Bang! Practicing after school from 3 to 4 p.m. helped to prepare the Girls ' and Boys ' Junior High Track Teams for the upcoming meets. They not only ran but also took part in field events such as shot, discus, and long jump. Skye Langston, a seventh grader, said, " The first meet was exciting and a new experience. " Langston partici- pated in the discus, the long jump, the mile, and the 880. A non-runner, D.D. Andersen, participated in discus and shotput events. Ranking third in the county meet, Andersen hurled the discus 69 feet. Her best distance, 75 feet was reached at a practice meet. Twenty-three feet put Andersen in fifth place in the county meet for shotput. The boys ' track team consisted only of runners. The boys practiced for six weeks before their first meet. They devoted three days a week to long distance running and two days a week to speed work on the track. When practice was not scheduled the boys ran two to five miles at home. Coach Gary Tucker said, " Brian San- dell is a very hard working runner. He has a lot of determination and doesn ' t like to lose. " Sandell ran the mile in 5:25 and a half mile in 2:25. Throughout three practice meets, tracksters trained their bodies to be ready for the starting gun of the big one — the county meet. Girls ' Boys ' -Jr High Track 209 - L r Coming in fourth in the county meet held at Faulkner State Junior College, the Boys ' Track Team to- taled up 12 points. In the discus, Jeff Miller came in fourth. For the 2-mile run, Brian Sandell came in third and Jeff Nygaard in fifth place. The team also ran in three practice meets where no official scores were kept. Brad Smith, commented, " I was disap- pointed in the season, because we had so many good athletes that didn ' t participate in track. " quite make the yards Fairing slightly better in the county meet was the Girls ' Track Team. They placed third, with 62 points. All of the junior varsity team ran for the varsity. Gaining 10 points for the team, Skye Langston placed first in the one mile relay. In the 440-relay Ardina Pollard came in second. The girls kept their own individual scores in the three practice meets. A lack of available team members forced the varsity track teams to have a below average season. I i Boys ' Varsity Track Team — Front: Russell Jones, Terry Closson, Jeff Nygaard. Back: Jeff Miller, Greg Jernigan, Brian Sandell. Arm in motion, Jeff Miller prepares to let the discus sail. Miller captured fourth place in the discus division. 210 Varsity Track Pressing toward the finish line, Theresa Orr races around the track at Faulkner State. The girls " track team finished third at the county meet. K Summing It C p Boys ' Varsity Track First meet Second meet Third meet County meet practice practice practice fo urth Summing It (Jd Girls ' Varsity Track First meet Second meet Third meet County meet practice practice practice third Girls ' Varsity Track Team — Front: Angela Foote, Skye Langston, Suzanne Adams, Jenni- fer Graham, Peyton Peek, Rickey Pigott. Back: Ardina Pollard, Frances Pefia, Melissa Bailey, Theresa Orr, Cindy Alston. In the lead, Russell Jones concentrates on stay- ing ahead. At the three practice meets, runners kept their own individual records. Varsity Track 21 1 1 Varsity Golf Holly Hills 1st Gulf Shores 3rd Azalea City cancelled Holly Hills 4th Gulf Pines 1st Gulf Shores 2nd Spring Hill 1st FoHowing through with his backstroke, Jon No- land warms up on the practice rang e. Team members get to the greens thirty minutes early to warm up. Full speed, Michelle Doughty (120) rushes to the finish line. Doughty has participated on the cross country team for four years. Varsity Golf Team— Front: Rick Gehr, Keith McKerall, Jon Moland. Back: Kelly Golden, Robbie Pennington, Trae Ward, Bill McKee, Denson Freeman, Mark Thompson (coach). Cross Country Team — Front: Lisa Price, Mi- chelle Doughty, Loretta Robertson, Theresa Orr. Row 2: Keith Morin, Chuck Sinyard, Jim- my Weeks, Terry Closson, John Baschab, Gary Tucker (coach). Back: Wade Stroud, Paul Doughty, Brian Sandell, Eric Metz, Mark Strat- ton. Concentrating on his putt, Denson Freeman aims for the hole. The golfers placed second against Bay Minette in this match. 212 Golf Cross Country %J compete for personal and group goals With bigger teams tlian ever, the relatively young sports of golf and cross country gained popularity. Led by Coach Mark Thompson the Boys ' Varsity Golf Team practiced ev- eryday to improve their abilities. Coach Thompson commented, " The key to our success was good senior leadership from Trae Ward and Rob- bie Pennington — added to that was Rick Qehr who is only a sophomore, but his golfing ability has helped to lead our team to a successful sea- son. " Many golfers were considered to be top players by their coach. He num- bered the players one through five — number one being sophomore Rick Gehr, number two senior Robbie Pen- nington, third senior Trae Ward, four junior Jon Moland, and fifth junior Bill McKee. One of the biggest wins came to the golfers on February 27 in the match against Bay Minette and Bayside. Scoring a 166 the team ended up in first place. Rick Qehr made the best score with a fairway of 34. Sweating it out, all three divisions of the Cross Country Team competed in meets to improve personal times and bring wins to the team. The three divisions included boys ' varsity, girls ' varsity, and freshman boys. All three divisions participated in the 10 kilometer Shrimp Festival Run which was the longest run of the sea- son. With a time of 33:49, Paul Doughty led the boys ' varsity team. From the freshmen, Brian Sandell clocked the best time, 44:06. Domi- nating the girls ' varsity was Michelle Doughty coming in with a 45:32. Out of seven meets. Doughty main- tained the best time among his team members. In the Shrimp Festival Run, Doughty finished seven minutes and 53 seconds sooner than the next finisher, Dan Bauer. In the state meet, Brian Sandell, of the freshman boys ' team gained a third place victory. Eric Metz, Terry Closson and Jimmy Weeks also placed in the top 80. Through competition both groups allowed members to show off while adding to team scores at the same time. te Festive occasions present opportunities for special events. After participating in tlie annu- al Shrimp Festival Run, Terry Closson talks to Coach Tucker while catching his breath. Golf Cross Country 213 I H I Girls ' Varsity Tennis Won 1 Lost 5 FHS Opp Fairtiope 2 7 Robertsdale 1 8 Atmore 2 7 Davidson 5 1 Murplny 9 Fairhope 1 8 is the difference between wins and losses What were the players feelings about the outcome of the season for the Boys ' and Girls ' Varsity Tennis Teams? According to Michelle Doughty, " Although our season didn ' t turn out very good, we learned a lot about the game and became bet- ter at playing. " Both teams had special players, ranked according to playing skills and experience. The girls ranked as fol- lows: Suzanne Adams, Wendy Bauer, Marilyn Ward, Michelle Doughty, and Shawn Layton. Nicole Doughty served as the team ' s first alternate. Lining up for the boys were Mark Russo, Mark Tampary, Dan Bauer, Scott Raines, Davy Thompson, and Daniel Thompson. Both teams ' seasons spoke for themselves. The boys won one out of eight matches, and the girls won one out of six. Practices were held daily during sixth period and also after school at Cedar Street Park. Both teams entered single and double matches. Giving reasons for the season ' s out- come, Mark Russo said, " All of our opponents were older and more ex- perienced. In a couple of years we ' ll be in their positions. " Boys ' Varsity ■ Tennis ■ Won 1 Lost 7 FHS Opp Fairhope 9 Robertsdale 3 6 Atmore 3 6 Davidson 2 7 Murphy 9 Fairhope 3 2 Bayside 3 6 Robertsdale 3 6 Girls ' Varsity Tennis Team — Front: Suzy Joffrion, Wendy Bauer, Nicole Doughty. Back: Al Borchardt (coach), Mary Popp, Michelle Doughty, Marilyn Ward. Practicing her serve Wendy Bauer prepares for an upcoming game. Cedar Street Park served as the headquarters for tennis members ' prac- tice sessions. u nUi l 214 Tennis Uncomfortable positions must be coped with when playing tennis. Players such as Dan Bauer punish their bodies in order to return a volley. Backhanding the ball, Davy Thompson com- pletes a return. Thompson won the tie breai er against Davidson 1 1-7. Boys ' Varsity Tennis Team — Front; Mark Russo. Scott Raines, Daniel Thompson. Back: Al Borchardt (coach), Mark Summer, Davy Thompson, Dan Bauer. 5 £j£i Using ground stroke to sweep the tennis ball back into midair, Kelly McClusky secures a safe return. McClusky is a two year veteran on the team. What is the proper way to handle a lob? Mark Russo takes care of it with an overhead smash. Tennis 215 216 Advertisement Division Advertisements Construction of franchise kerttoAy Fried Chicken was completeji In tffid-Augu3t. Tfie bu9ipe$s adtJeji fo thg cbmmuritygixiwth and of- fered after-school employirsnt to hi h school stu- dents- The year was one of im- proving. Throughout the city, con- struction boomed as both small businesses and large in- dustries discovered the attrac- tiveness of the community. As businesses discovered the community, students discov- ered the possibilities the bu- sinesses offered to them. 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Foley, AL 36536 Phone 943-1638 Advertisements 227 Alabama Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce Gulf Shores, AL Stop at the Welcome Center, the " information spot " in Gulf Shores. Congratulations Seniors MU me The James W. Callaways 228 Advertisements Baldwin paper and Popcorn (jompany i ldLU(n ' s lops r Paper Products • Janitorial Supplies 943-4954 Foley " The Party People Suppliers ' ' Helping after school, Stephanie Brice and Rossana Castro find that their job is as much fun as it is worl . The David Thompsons HERFF JONES YEARBOOKS Michael V. Vate JIM OWEN PHOTOGRAPHICS 1901 BELTLINE HIGHWAY, NORTH MOBILE, ALABAMA 36413 " Gulf Shore ' s Progressive Surf Shop " 112 E 1 tt Avenua GuM Shores. Alabama 36542 1205) 968-2327 24-Hr Surf Raport - 968-2328 " Open Year Round " msa. mc. checks acceited Qd iia U% .... INI) MORE II ° Congratulations Sign South Quality Signs Foley, AL Advertisements 229 Gulf Coast White Knight Seafood P.O. Box 494 Gulf Shores, AL 36542 968-7556 Located directly on the Inter- coastal Waterway, Gulf Coast White Knight provides fresh sea- food to you daily. 230 Advertisements RX, Hetchier Crtme Rentai Need a lift? R.L. Hetchier sup- plies the entire Baldwin County area with his crane rental. Just dial 949-7777. Gulf Shores Builders Supply 968-7345 Marked by an Annerican Flag 100 ft. abrave the ground, Gulf Shores Builders Supply ' s loca- tion can be seen for miles. They are a primary supplier of lumber and hardware to the Baldwin area. Gas-N-Go Foley, AL Under new management, Gas- M-Go is a student attraction be- fore and after school. Advertisements 231 Thanks to a selection of over 52 tux styles from Robert Thomp- son Menswear, young men are able to find the tux to coordinate with any occasion. Sean Feely and Rob Howard model the lat- est styles at Thompson ' s. MAC AND JERRY ' S DINER HOME COOKING BREAKFAST • LUNCH • DINNER SOME OF THE BEST IN TOWN COME BY TRY US Hwy 59 Robensdale 947-5666 Good home cooking is the style at Mac and Jerry ' s Diner. Gulf Furniture 943-1669 Showing off just one of their fine selection of top quality sound systems is manager Bob Peterson. J.M. LEE CHEVROLET- OLDS, INC. 1803 North McKenzle St. FOLEY, ALABAMA 36535 " Look To Lee " Sales and Service Phone 943-8585 standing with every students ' dream car, J.M. Lee displays the IROC Z28. 32 Advertisements Petroleum Energy Products Corp. Corner of Azalea and S. McKenzie Foley, AL 36535 943-6091 P.O. Box 2826 Mobile, AL 36652 Petroleum Energy Products Corp. of Foley supplies gas, oil, and diesel fuel for farms, busin- esses, and boats. Kaiser Texaco Inc. Service You Can Trust 402 N. McKenzie Street, Foley 943-1611 David Kaiser — Manager For all your automotive needs, Kaiser Texaco specializes in quality work. Kaiser Texaco — where they ' ll service your car, not just change your oil. Because we feel a continuing responsibility for the products we sell . . . before you buy check our service. For the finest in your appliance needs, shop at Benson ' s. Advertisements 233 FARMERS MERCHANTS BANK Member FDIC ' The ' Bank of ' Tnendly Service " FOLEY 200 WEST lAUm 943-Uai GULF SHORES HWY. n SOUTH 968-6893 Farmers Merchants Bank is a local bank with friendly ser- vice. 234 Advertisements APPAREL FOR: GIRLS— SIZES 014 BOYS— SIZES 0-7 SHOES— SIZES 0-4 " A SPECIAL SHOP FOR THAT SPECIAL LITTLE PERSON BABY FURNITaRE CRIB ENSEMBLES SHOWER GIFTS HOURS MOM-FRI 9-5 SAT 9-3 300 E. LAGREL OWNER— PAM KITTELL Call 943-4777 FOLEY, AL ©(S T(girir 968-7366 P.O. Box 499 Gulf Shores, AL 36542 Golf Pro Joe Terry offers a wide variety of golf supplies and ap- parel for all your golfing needs. Advertisements 235 SouthTrust We Are Working Harder For You In Baldwin County . . . And we are supporting the FOLEY LIONS FOLEY »GULF SHORES LOXLEY TAIRHOPE 943-8531 968-2456 964-5075 928-1772 •LAKE FOREST SPANISH FORT ' BAY MINETTE 626-3404 626-2638 937-6400 943-1829 SouthTrust Bank Working Harder For You. •Locations of ANYTIME TELLERS for 24 hour banking. 236 Advertisements Foley " Kiddie _._.llege ' Kindergarten Foley " Kiddie Kollege " Kinder- garten, the alma mater for many Foley High School students, pro- vides learning opportunities for children aged two to four. Mrs. J.W. Crosby — Director 943-8358 " V RUTH BROOKS M RCHflnT DIVISION OF POINT CLEAR TRAVEL. INC 115 N. ALSTON STREET OFFICE 205 943-1700 FOLEY. ALABAMA 36535 Gulf Shores Bayou Village Shopping Center Office 968-1700 CAliawa R. V. COURT (205) 968-7969 RT 1 BOX 2705 GULF SHORES, ALABAMA 36542 Located two miles west on Hwy 180, Callaway R.V. Court offers shady lots on the Lagoon. Advertisements 237 Meet the faces of friendly and competent service at AmSouth. Front: Betty Deaver. Maria Tarn- burello, Rhonda Ford, DonnaJo Hovey, Annette Qrube, Cindy English. Back; John Frayne, Paulette Lipscomb, Judy Wat- ley, ReRe Machen, Carol White, Bruce Pfieffer. One Bank Is RisineAbove TlieLlrowd. BILLY ' S SEAFOOD Rt. 2, Box 285 BonSecour, AL 36511 Supplying " Fresh Seafood Dai- ly From Our Boats, " Billy ' s Sea- food deals retail and wholesale to the Gulf Coast. Just call Billy Parks at 949-6288 or 949-7298. CONGR KrUUmOHSl CLASS OF 86 Looking for your dream come true? Meyer Real Estate has the place for you. 238 Advertisements Langford Truss Cabinets To keep a roof above your head, rely on Langford Trusses. Gulf Shores Gulf While enjoying Pleasure Island, also enjoy Gulf Shores Gulf ' s convenient location and friendly service. Advertisements 239 City of Foley 7 Celebrations and special events are often held at the Fo- ley Civic Center, which provides enough space to seat 450 peo- ple. The beauty pageant and prom are only two events stu- dents attend there. Arthur A. Hoik Mayor Fred G. Mott City Administrator Clerk Cecil G. Chason City Attorney Council Members Dr. John Foster John E. Koniar James E. Wright Robert D. Schreiber Charles J. Ebert Jr. 240 Advertisements Located on Hwy. 59 in Foley, The Onlooker offers local news coverage twice weekly. The Onlooker Staff — Mina Keenam, Ted Pratt, Truett Lang- ston. Sondra Callaway, Tammy Krupinski, Donna Qoldsby, Toby Hollis. THE ONLOOKER Serving Central and South Baldwin Countv Since 1907 Sea Oates Professional Complex Dr. Donald W. Aspray — Family Dentistry Dr. Jack H. Reid — Periodontics Dr. H.L. Strickland — Orthodontics Dr. E. Tyler Nichols — General Surgery Dr. Owen B. Evans — Gynecology Advertisements 241 Best Wishes to The Class of ' 86 Cbeft Ugency, inc. Insurance Real Estate 222 w. Laurel Ave. Foley, Alabama PHONE 943-2281 REALTOR " YOUR Mndependent] I Insurance m agent . Two Offices To Serve You. complete insurance Real Estate Services For over 50 Years insurance Loncrler Office Bidg. Gulf Shores, Alabama PHONE 968-2414 Wade Ward Real Estate offering THE WIDEST SELECTION OF EXCLUSIVE PROPERTIES COMMERCIAL— RESIDENTIAL— INDUSTRIAL HOMES— CONDOS— LOTS BEACHFRONT GOLF COURSE INLAND RIVER PROPERTY ACREAGE GULF TERRY COVE ROMAR BEACH LAGOON EAST AND WEST BEACH " AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN " See You At The Shores 242 Advertisements HAVEACHOICEI Lease Our Furniture With An Option To Buy OR Pay Cash And Enioy Substantial Savings Ott Retail! -3 968-4674 " Vt HWY 59- 1 MILE NORTH OF THE BRIDGE-GUtF SHORES AL 36M2 m PHONE 943-1661 MOVER FORD SALES, INC. GULF SHORES PARKWAY, SOUTH FOLEY. ALABAMA 36535 With a showcase of eye-catch- ing vehicles, Moyer Ford offers special deals on new and used cars. 0pm 24 ouns Thompson ' s Fine Fashion ' s, Inc. ciotliing lp«cial.rtt for ovwT- 38 . • t (?05) Q66-2I45 TU R»ul.Pf Vll»9. SW. " 9 C-l- PO Bo. 057 G.,lf S onx. AL 56542 Located in the Delchamps shopping center in Gulf Shores, Thompson ' s Fine Fashions spe- cializes in selling quality cloth- ing at reasonable prices. Advertisements 243 Vulcan, Inc. P.O. BOX 850 FOLEY, ALABAMA 36536 (205) 943-1541 or TOLL FREE 1-800-633.6845 EXCEPT ALABAMA For your driving safety, Vulcan Inc. supplies signs for interstate highways and urban roads. 244 Advertisements Cong LQfuCotiOHS Sewo is CoM ip in ieKts (joung ' s Dixie Baldwin Mutual Insurance Company Inc. 943-8526 At 315 East Laurel Avenue. Bal- dwin Mutual Insurance Inc. sup- plies insurance policies for al- most any need. Advertisements 245 OFC. 968-6177 WALTER BLAYLOCK Broker BlaylocR p. O. Box 758 Gulf Shores, AL 36542 METAL FRAMING DRYWALL DRYWAU HANGING FINISHING ACOUSTICAL SPfiAYING 981-6456 COMMERCIAL INTERIORS H living Furniture Interior Gallery a division of ellis design group, inc. P.O. box 660 gulf shores, alabama 36542 205 968-6922 E2Mg PROPANE LP-GASBOTTLED BULK GAS SYSTEMS LP-GAS CARBURETION Modern Gas Appliances-Forklift Service Plumbers-Roofers-Crop Drying Curing " Gas Service Anywhere " " FOR SERVICE CALL " Pargas of Foley, Inc 704 S McKenzie— -943-3371 CONDO PACKAGES FREE DECOR SERVICE ARVIA ALLEN 943-2941 200SO. McKENZIEST. FOLEY, AL 36535 The Beach V S Variety Everything for the kitchen, bath and bedroom. See Us For The Condo Package " ' Ratciiff Shopping Center By Delchamps 96S-7360 B B Clean-Up Homes Condo Care Becky Jones 968-4127 Rt. 4 Box 2175 Foley, Alabama 36535 246 Advertisements T ■LU Compliments of Gulf Telephone Company Drawer 670 Business Office Hit M II H H Himi S Employed by the Gulf Tele phone Company, Robertine Har ris had worked for the company 26 years when she retired in March. 943-1525 947-7725 HUGHES AIRCRAFT COMPANY HUGHES AIRCRAFT-ALABAMA a subsidiary Hughes Aircraft Dedicated to achievement through excellence, Hughes Air- craft Alabama manufactures electrical wire harnesses for use in various Department of De- fense equipment. The plant in Foley opened in July. 1980. Advertisements 247 Gulf Coast ie Resins -k CHOPPER GUN ROVING CHOPPED STRAND MAT WOVEN ROVING CLOTH GEL COATS James C. Haupt OWNER Hwy. 98 East p. O. Drawer 190 ELBERTA, ALA. 36530 Office (205) 986-5100 24 Hr. Answering Service ujr " ' - ' M 1 Not limited to supplying resins exclusively, Gulf Coast Resins also supplies cloth, waxes, and miscellaneous items. G. E. S. ELECTRIC RT. 2, BOX 20 FOLEY, AL 36535 TELEPHONE 943-8480 Installation Repairs Electrical - Mechanical Residential - Industrial EMERGENCY REPAIRS HEATING S AIR CONDITIONING H. RICH GLENN Licensed, Bonded S Insured Sales Service RCA — QUASAR TV ' S FIRESTONE 943-8523 Doering Tire, Inc. 409 NORTH McKENZIE STREET FOLEY, ALABAMA 36535 Alignment Auto Repair Wlieel Balancing A C Repair 248 Advertisements PHONE 943-5091 Foleij Im lemenV Comf ani), Inc. ' ICE ts A Profession Not a Sideline P. O. BOX 1090 FOLEY. ALABAMA FRAMING INT. EXT. TRIM REMODELING Anderson Construction Co. Custom Homes Bill Anderson 205 943-2004 If QAifSR ' JK? " JBlUkSeg I ©©©-©©as EJSWUBS TVS - CAMEBA8 ■ J ' SBS ■ asiass Mas BHinfAas ■ _ ULF SHORES VIDEO INC (j ©was aassass as. sss-aa F Shores Ik RninES CONSTRUCTION DESICN SANDERS TEXACO Air Conditioning Service Hwy. 180, Gulf Shores, AL Cold Beverages MECHANIC ON DUTY 25 HOUR WRECKER SERVICE Day 968-7939 Night 968-7939 Congratulations Seniors The Christmas Shoppe Corner of 1st Ave. and 1st East Gulf Shores ti = VVrte :-- ' Si. Congratulations Seniors COMMANDER REALTY, INC. Hwy. 59 RO. Box 357 Gulf Shores. Alabama 36542 Office: 205-968-6836 RADIO. TV. STEREO IVES ELECTRONIC Telephone 986-5367 p. O. BOX 208 ELBERTA.AL 36530 HIGHWAY 98 ELBERTA Advertisements 249 (( Games By The Sea Hwy. 59 South Gulf Shores Your one stop fun stop at the Public Beach " Have fun this summer in Gulf Shores at the largest gameroom on the beach. Snack bar com- plete with your favorite foods in- cluding ice cream and home- made cones. Low prices on floats for water. 250 Advertisements Coleman A |arine Hardware In ' .•r -- " 4; Commercial Pleasure MARINE SUPPLIES Pumps Parts Pipe Fittings Hose Marine Fittings Bloclcs Marine Finisties Rainwear Safety Equipment Yacht Supplies Power Transmission Equipment Electrical Supplies Foley 943-6375 Bon Secour 949-6631 Bayou La Batre 1-824-4312 Fairhope MobJIe 1-928-4240 Orange Beach 981-6018 119 so. Mckenzie ST. FOLEY. ALA. Records Tapes Flip% Side Hwy. 59 South Bayou Village (205) 968-4771 Gulf Shores, Alabama 36542 Student Loans. A 1st Southern Studfnt b)an fret-s your niinri from financial worr ' so vou can use it for the important business of your education. Visit any comeruent 1st Southern office for a simple application. And see how 1st .Southern puts you first with a low interest student loan that you don ' t be in repa inR until 6 months after ' ou lea ' e college! See how 1st Southern puts you first. FBI Southern 504 S. y cKenzie St. Foley, Alabama 36535 (205) 943-4072 Advertisements 251 The Band From Lion Land Drum Majorette Flag Corps - - r Clarinet Section Saxophone Section Bass Clarinet and Baritone Sections 252 Advertisements French Horn Section Tuba — Bari Sax Section Trombone Section Trumpet Section Percussion Section Advertisements 253 WHEP— 1310 " Radio Baldwin " Serving Baldwin County for 33 years At 1310 on the AM frequency, WHEP has served the South Bal- dwin area for 33 years. Cherokee Homes CHEROKEE HOMES OPEN SUNDAYS - ,-, " ttS " Rf, -. ,jiii uv iih] Hwy. 59 S. One of Alabama ' s Largest Dealers Sales — Parts — Service Quality Homes — Low Prices 989-6511 Offering quality mobile homes at reasonable prices is the speci- ality of Cheroi ee Homes. Summerdale, Alabama 254 Advertisements RUFUS PHELPS LUVERN PHELPS PHELPS NET SUPPLY CO., INC. 804 NORTH McKENZIE - P. O BOX 109 FOLEY, ALABAMA 36536 BUSINESS 943-5250 HOME 968-7104 QUALITY FILTERS, INC. GEORGE SPOTTSWOOD Vice President RT. 4, BOX 2337 FOLEY. AL 36535 (205) 968-6025 Foley Tractor Co. KH lil Inc. Foley, Alabama MP 943-1506 Massey Ferguson Best Products — Best in Service Oil BLRGER ' S The Island ' s most complete apparel shop for men and women BAYOU VILLAGE P.O. Box 373 Gulf Shores, AL 36542 205—968-6470 fVlDEOl 1 HOME I ImoviesJ DIXIE VIDEO FAIRHOPE. AL FOLEY, AL 928-1853 943-1113 ROBERTSDALE, AL 947-1913 HERFF JONES YEARBOOKS Orviann of Camalon Company MICHAEL W. BOYKIN PUeiJCATX IS CONSULTANT 102BRIOLE LANE BIRMINGHAM. AL 35243 OFFICE 969-2479 FVANT; 288 5260 Compliments of 7nm] a£im Jurkiewicz True Value Summerdale Foley True Value Foley Shoreline True Value Gulf Shores Advertisements 255 Class of 138B Best Wishes for Your Future. 256 Advertisements Conc ratulations Class of 1986 Commercial • Residential Investment Property Bachar REAL ESTATE . GLEINN BACHAR Broker 205—968-6151 P.O. Box 684 Gulf Shores, AL 36542 RICHERSON UPHOLSTERY Serving South Baldwin HOME AND BUSINESS QUALITY UPHOLSTERY AND REPAIR N E RICHERSON 949-6225 BONSECOUR, AL RflfBfflHa DOWNTOWN FOLEY Plaza OPEN 9-6 MON.SAT. Shopper ' s Plaza is proud to be a supplier of part of the ur]iforms for the FOLEY HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND. We wish the BAND from LION LAND continued successes and look forward to being of service to ] ou in the future Thank [;ou for jour past patronage. Advertisements 257 iOiitique For Those Not Content With The Ordinary " Distinctive Gifts Baskets Condo Accessories Bathroom Accessories Bridal Registry Gourmet Kitchen Items Personalized Stationery 302 East Laurel 943-4818 Foley, AL 36533 Mon-Fri 9-5 Sat 9-3 PHONE: (20S) 986-8267 MIFLIN. ALABAMA SOUTH OF ELBERTA Friendly Atmosphere — Sociable Drinking " ENJOYABLE DINING " OPERATED BY: SANDY AND CHARLIE WRAPE FULL MENU DINING 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Tues., Wed. Thurs. 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Friday Saturday 12:00 Noon - 8:00 p.m. - Sunday 258 Advertisements I C(D)Ike E: Coke may have changed in the past year from Coke, to New Coke, to Classic Coke, but stu- dents still know that Coke is it. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. P.O. Box 351 • Robertsdale, AL • 947-5977 i P DON ' S ? Construction Co. CUSTOM HOMES - REMODEL NG • DRIVEWAYS CONCRETE WORK DON WOOD BUS. 943-4903 314 E. LAUREL AVE., SUITE 5 RES. 949-7140 FOLEY, ALABAAAA 36535 Foley Laundry 618 South McKenzie Foley, AL 36535 943-3731 From the easy to remove spots to the hard to remove stains, Fo- ley Laundry and Cleaners is con- veniently located beside Greers. Advertisements 259 Pleasure Island Dive Center Gulf Diver Full Service Dive Center Dive Boat — Gulf Diver Diving Instructions — Bring a friend and you learn for half price. Gulf Shores Insurance Agency, Inc. Automobile • Home • Life • Health Commercial • Marine • Flood Mobile Homes Beach Plan Office Park Drive P.O. Box 789 Gulf Sfiores, AL 968-6174 Service is our most important product. We now have over 30 years ' insurance experience to serve our customers. Congratulations Duke-Noland Companies Gulf Shores, AL L IM: iF:3 lHARLn(te!l; Ji !lsM CARPORT Discount Autopart Supermart A Division of Harco Drug. Inc 260 Advertisements SPOt iXidlsJiUey " For Kids of All Ages " Sportswear, Equipment Accessories Congratulations Class of 1986 Paige B. Brantley (Owner) Magnolia Hair Center " Cuts and styles for entire family " Open: Tuesday-Saturday 8:00-5:00 Leslie Flowers Owner-Operator rSext door to Blanche ' s Restaurant Hwy 98 Magnolia Springs 965-7187 Reynolds Ace Hardware Foley 943-2985 Loxley Orange Beach " Serving Your Total Courier Needs In Baldwin County Total Courier Service 968-7437 t r C yV Call Before 8:30 A.M. For Same Day Delivery S Owners Kathy and Mark Janowski P.O. Box 1656 Gulf Shores. AL 36542 01 ' . aula bates pindAaidJm} p. O. BOX 393 DAPHNE, AL 36526 (205) 626-1129 Cammie Maumenee Dance and Gymnastics, Inc. Top salesmen of the Valley Brook Farms cookie sale — Front: Jerome Collins, Derek Kinsey, Rachel Goodgame ($278), Stacey Leonard, Chad Rohe. Back: Wesley Moore, Chad Brewer, Dawn Thompson. 115 S. Alston Foley, AL 943-2699 21st E. Ave. Gulf Shores, AL 968-2410 Cammie Maumenee ' s studio of- fers over 10 classes. Alisa John- son, Kelly Van Amburg, La- Sharen Knight, Monica Styron, Donna Steadham, and Alison Gates practice a pose for the up- coming recital. Advertisements 261 RuShan s VIDEO A UDIO Highway 39 S. Foley Loxley 943-4705 964-5662 Bay Piling Company Rt. 2 Box 324-B Fairhope, AL 36532 928-2958 DELLWOOD PECAN NURSERY Bill Onderwood 943-8693 905 W. Peachtree Ave. Foley, AL 36535 The Key to a good LIVE is a good ROOT SYSTEM. We specialize in producing, digging, and offering the best root systems available. GARDEN SUPPLIES • WESTERN WEAR • BOOTS ALL LIVESTOCK NEEDS • SADDLES • TACK Blackwell Feed Farm Supply 418 NORTH McKENZIE ST. FOLEY, ALABAMA 36535 Rick Blackwell Owner 943-2314 Congratulations Seniors FARM BUREAU INSURANCE FEDERATED GUARANTY LIFE LIFE ■ AUTO - FIRE ■ HEALTH BUSINESS 231 West Laurel Foley. AL 36535 943-5604 Larry Engel Career Agent Ed Engel Senior Agent Million Dollar Round Table 262 Advertisements Professional Patrons Medical Care Mr. Kenneth McLeod, D.O. Dr. Bob Russell, M.D. Dr. Marvin H. Taylor, M.D.P.A. Dental Care Dr. Dayton Hart, D.M.D. Dr. Carl P. Klein, D.M.D. Dr. William N. Rumanos, D.D.S. Dr. H.L. Strickland, Jr. D.D.S. Business G. David Chapman III, Attorney Johnson, Dees, Montgomery, and Associates C.P.A, Murchison and Sutley, Attorneys Michael J. Salmon, P.C. Attorney Pet Care Baldwin Animal Clinic Barlow Piling Company 205 East Berry Ave. Foley, AL 36535 office 943-5906 home 943-1345 ujo rn Post Office Box 16 121 Cove (Commercial Park-«a) Gulf Shores. Alabama 36S42 968-6159 or 968-4158 I ' feL 1 y Vmch iaii ' aadstoiiiswlaii " x% " Gulf Coast ' s Finest Surf-NSport Shop " Tropical Outfitters Watersports Inc. Pro Dive Center X y y Hwy 59 S. Gulf Shores, AL 968-2339 Advertisements 263 (i) Riviera Cab e Te evision [0J 413 E. Laurel Ave. (P.O. Box 550) Foley, Alabama 36536 943-5001 CONVERTER CHANNEL POSITION STATION DESCRIPTION 2 WEIQ. Ch. 42. Daphne, AL Alabama Educational, TV Network 3 WEAR, Ch. 3, Pensacola, FL ABC Affiliate 4 WSRE, Ch. 23, Pensacola, FL Florida Educational, TV Network 5 WKRG. Ch. 5, Mobile, AL CBS Affiliate 6 Program Listing W WHEP Audio (1310) KHz AM) Riviera CATV channel Listing 7 Time Weather W FM Audio Local Weather 6 NOAA (Mobile Area) Forecast 8 Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) Movies, Sports, Variety Specials 9 WGN, Ch. 9, Chicago, IL Independent Superstation 10 WALA, Ch. 10, Mobile, AL NBC Affiliate 11 WPMI, Ch. 15, Loxley, AL Local Independent 12 WTBS, Ch. 17, Atlanta, GA Independent sueprstation 13 Nickelodian Children ' s Programming 14 Future IS ARTS ARTS and Entertainment Network 16 Music TV-MTV Music Television 17 Entertainment And Sports Programming Network (ESPN) Sports, Variety Specials 18 USA Cable Network Professional Sports, Madison Square Garden, Specials, Some Children ' s Programming 19 Reserved For Future Use 20 Home Box Office, (HBO) Variety Shows, Movies, Sports, Live Specials Features 21 Cinemax Channel Movies, Cinemax Originals, Comedy, Late Night Specials 22 Disney Channel Special Disney Features 23 The Nashville Netowrk (TNN) Country Music, Sports Specials, Movies 24 Cable News Network (CNN) National 5 International News: Sports, Finance, Weather 25 Lifetime Network All Around Information on; Health, Nutrition, and Life in General 26 WJTC, Ch. 44, Pensacola- Independent 27 The Discovery Channel Cable Education Network 264 Advertisements Congratulations Class of 86 from Kaiser Automart your Custom Wheel and Tire Headquarters Western • Keystone • Cragar • Appliances • Enkei Michelin • BF Goodrich • Sumitomo • Dayton_ Complete Automotive Repair 943-1631 400 S. McKenzie Gulf Shores Spanish Fort-Bay Minette — Foley Owner-Operator: Colonel Bill Cunningham Choo Choo ' s and Puddin ' s Casual Ladies Apparel Sizes 3-54 Ratcliff Village Gulf Shores, AL 968-4881 Making a purchase from Candy and Laura McConnell, Terri Schmidt, along with Stoney Hall, finds that Choo Choos and Puddin ' s has all the latest styles for ones fashion needs. Advertisements 265 ( imIWwbn photographics 1901 BELTUNE HIGHWAY, NORTH Representing HERFF JONES YEARBOOKS MOBILE ALABAMA 36613-0306 Telephone (205) 476-1596 266 Advertisements Hot Wheels Inc. Thank You For Having Fun at Hot Wheels Available for birthday parlies, skating lessons, or just for some fun, Hot Wheels is the place to go- Robertsdale Area Vocational Center P.O. Box 549 Robertsdale, AL 36567 947-5041 The Robertsdale Area Vocation- al Center teaches many valuable job skills to juniors and seniors from Foley, Robertsdale, and Fairhope High Schools. Vocational Administrator Brent Walters Vocational Counselor Wanda Beasley Business Education Child Care and Guidance Clothing Production Building Construction Marketing Distributive Educati( Drafting Electronics Health Occupations Education Horticulture Mechanics Air Conditioning Refrigeration Trowel Trades Welding Advertisements 267 €4A lcC a ACADEMIC Amy Barber — Academic Ail-American Kirk Barnes — National Honor Society, Aca- demic Ail-American, Nation- al Merit Commendation Nina Berg — National Honor Society, Top Ten Stephanie Brice — National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta Rossana Castro — National Honor Society Scott Crosby — National Honor Society Tyler Hayes — Junior National Honor Soci- ety Edward Hinson — Acad emic Ail-American, National Honor Society LaSharen Knight — Junior National Honor Society Geoff Lipscomb — Scholar ' s Bowl Team, Mu Alpha Theta, Na- tional Honor Society, Academic Ail-American David McRae — National Honor Society Mark Messick — Junior National Honor So- ciety Michele Norrell — Junior National Honor So- ciety Wyndi Pinckney — Junior National Honor Society Mike Rea — National Honor Society, Mu Al- pha Theta Kim Smith — Academic All-American, Na- tional Honor Society, Mu Al- pha Theta, Scholar ' s Bowl Team, Harvard Prizebook Nominee Mark Stratton— AFJROTC Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Schol- ar ' s Bowl Team Michelle Thiem — Junior National Honor Society Ronnie Turner — Academic All-American, Junior National Honor Society Alison CJnderwood — Junior National Honor Society Brian CJnderwood — Mu Alpha Theta, Na- tional Honor Society Trae Ward — Academic All-American, Top Ten, Mu Alpha Theta, Schol- ar ' s Bowl Team, National Honor Society Paige Watler — Junior National Honor Soci- ety Dina Watley — National Honor Society, Op- timist Club Senior All-Aca- demic Student, Academic All-American, Valedictorian Melanie Wynne — Junior National Honor Society AFS EXCHANGE STODENTS Card Contest ATHLETIC AWARDS Rossana Castro — Costa Rico Katie Persons — Argentina Rod Vaz — Portugal ART Jennifer Dolihite — Third Place Alabama Forestry Commission Poster Contest, Gulf Shores Christmas Art Contest David Stephens— Arbor Day Poster Con- test Winner John Autrey — All-Tournament Basketball Team, MVP Pensacola Catholic School Tourna- ment, Basketball Captain, Leading Basketball Scorer in Mobile and Baldwin County Kirk Barnes — Three Varsity Letters in Foot- ball Scott Crosby — Football Captain Matt Green — Bow Contest Winner Tom Hand — Varsity Letter in Soccer Lonna Herronen — All-Tournament Soccer Team, Starting Goal Keeper for Alabama State Select Team, Ju- , nior Olympic Soccer I Team, MVP Girls Varsi- ' ty Soccer Team, Soccer Co-Captain, Soccer Sen- ior Award Edward Hinson — Varsity Letter in Soccer Paul Holley— Varsity Letter in Football, Basketball, and Baseball, All-Tournament Basketball Team, Baldwin County Bas- ketball Tournament Team, Area 4 Tournament Team, All-County Basketball Team Jessie Jemison — Second Place Junior High Tri-Star Basketball Com- petition Mike McConnell— All-County Football Team, All-Region Football Team, ROHR Blocker of the Year Award John McGhee — Most Improved Lineman Alison Cnderwood— First Place Greeting Bradley Sessions — All-Star Soccer Team 268 Awards and Honors Ben Todd — Varsity Letter in Football, All- County Football Team, All- Area 4 Football Team, Foot- ball Honors Counsel Rod Vaz — Boys Varsity Soccer Senior Award, Soccer Striker Award, Football Varsity Award Wanda Williams — MVP Community Base- ball League BAND Ginny Cleveland — All-State Band, McDon- ald ' s Ail-American High School Band Nominee, Superior Rating at Solo and Ensemble Competi- tion Hays Dunnam — Livingston Honor Band Tammy Holman — Straight Ones District Contest Patasha Johnson — Band Honor Student Geoff Lipscomb — Symphonic Band, McDonald ' s Ail- American High School Band Nominee, All-State Band, Livingston Symphonic Band, Band Honor Stu- dent Katie Persons — Band Director ' s Awards Sonny Petway — Livingston Honor Band, All-Star Band, " Extra Mile " Award, Senior Re- presentative Wyndi Pinckney — All-County Honor Band, All-State Band, Living- ston Honor Band Caria Sariego- -All-State Band, Livingston Honor Band Joby Smith — Band Captain, John Phillip Sousa Award, All-State Band CHEERLEADING Paige Watler— Junior Varsity CoCaptain Teresa Huffman- Dina Watley- -Gnited States Cheerleader Award, Varsity Captain -Best Costume Alabama Day CHURCH HONORS Rob Jackson — Elementary King Amy King — Elementary Queen Natasha Lamar — Alabama Day Costume Winner Amy Barber— First United Methodist Youth Fellowship Vice Eric Potter — Alabama Day Costume Win- President ner George Engel — Youth Council, Ministry Leigh Smith — Valentine Queen Team Jerry Wood — Best Costume Alabama Day Jae Ewing — MWA Vice President, Teen Club, MWA Youth Leader- ELEMENTARY STUDENTS OF THE ship Award MONTHS COMMUNITY HONORS Billy Dennis — 4-H Vice President Deana Gill — Junior Police Private First Class Alisa Johnson — Leading Role in Children ' s Ballet Theatre Recital Best Speech Student — Stuart Smith Best Math Students- LaSharen Knight- -Assistant Choreo- grapher " Nut- cracker " Produc- tion for Children ' s Ballet Theatre Best in Language Arts- -Barett Bischoff Matias Cuellar Marcellus Dubose Jamie Duplesis Ryan Hanson Broderick Johnson Brad Pugh -Bridget Brown Karen Kelly Jermain Lymon Rod Lymon Tonya Miller Dina Watley — First Runner-Gp Baldwin Best Handwriting — William Gardner County Junior Miss DISTINGUISHED SOCIETY OF AMERI- CAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS Joby Smith DRAMA Nina Berg — Thespian, Main Actress in Remember Mama " Lydia Gaignard- -Superior Rating Humor- ous Interpretation at the Walter Traumbauer Competition, Third Place State Humorous Interpretation, All-State Play at the University of Alabama Angle Harrison Lacarcha Lane Helena Prim Sheri Salter Tavarius Thompson Steven Watts Most Athletic— Tekula Bullard Brad Clark Marcus Knight Natasha Lamar Darren Middleton Omar Odom Tara Runs-After Ernest Williams Most Improved — Alice Koskovich Helena Prim Leigh Smith Most Courteous- Amy Barber- -Clnited States Cheerleader Award ELEMENTARY HONORS -James Gatlin Steven Martell Jimmy Reed Marsha Thompson Jerry Wood Awards and Honors 269 Kelsey Wood Most Helpful — Amy Crosby Sonya Dukes Jodi Hyche Kim Rockstall Caria Thiem Best Unit Study Work— Christy Blackwell Angela Gates Dax Gofortii Teresa Huffman Indie Underwood Most Improved — Debbie Avera Billy Cooper Kim Rigsby Micfiael Tfiomas FAULKNER STATE JUNIOR COLLEGE COMPETITION Kim Smith — Third Place Composition FIELD DAY WINNERS Ashley Daugherty — Third Place Bean Bag Toss Jamie Duplesis — Second Place Obstacle Course, Second Place 600-yard dash John Garza — Third Place Bean Bag Toss Chad Houston— First Place 700-yard Dash, Second Place Obstacle Course, Third Place 100- yard Relay Teresa Huffman — Second Place Obstacle Course Deanna Jansen — Third Place Egg Relay Karen King — Second Place Bean Bag Toss Marcus Knight — Third Place 600-yard Re- lay 600-yard Relay Tabatha Pollard — Third Place Bean Bag Toss Jacob Prim — Third Place 600-yard Relay Sharome Prim — Second Place Bean Bag Toss Jeff Randa — Second Place Obstacle Course, Third Place Bean Bag Toss Michael Reed — Second Place Bean Bag Toss tion. Math Ciphering Team Cheryl Russell — All-American Math Award Ronnie Turner — National Mathematics Award Trae Ward — National Mathematics Award MIDDLE SCHOOL HONORS Ashley Burke — Top Money Raiser Jump Rope for Heart Sheri Salter— Third Place Bean Bag Toss Shelley Leonard— Miss Blue and Gold Beth Stabler — Second Place Bean Bag Toss Timmy Stafford — Second Place Obstacle Course Ginny Watson — Third Place Bean Bag Toss Tameika Williams — Third Place 600-yard Relay Jerry Wood — Second Place Obstacle Course, Third Place Bean Bag Toss INTERACT BIG BROTHERS Zan Peirce Rod Vaz JOURNALISM Sondra Callaway — First Place State Write- off Competition for Layout-Design MATH Rod Lymon— Third Place 100-yard Dash LaSharen Knight— Math Ciphering Team Eric McGaster — Third Place Bean Bag Toss Voneka Page — Second Place Obstacle Course, Second Place Becky Malsbee — American Mathematics Competition Mark Messick — Third Place American Mathematics Competi- NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND SER- VICE AWARD Kirk Barnes Trae Ward ORGANIZATION OFFICERS Stephanie Brice — Interact President, Na- tional Honor Society Treasurer Sondra Callaway — Yearbook Editor Scott Crosby — Spanish Club President Lydia Qaignard — Drama Club President, In- ternational Thespian So- ciety Secretary Cindy Hughes — Spanish Club Secretary Susan Lipscomb — Yearbook Layout Editor Laura McConnell — Key Club Secretary Zan Peirce — Key Club Treasurer Cheryl Russell — Spanish Club Treasurer Kim Smith — Yearbook Assistant Editor Mark Stratton— AFJROTC Honor Society President Wil Tuggle— AFS President Shannon Walden — Interact Vice President 270 Awards and Honors Trae Ward — Mu Alpha Theta President Paige Waller — Junior National Honor Soci- ety Treasurer Dina Watley — AFS Secretary ROBOT FAIR Lori Carneal — Second Place Bradley Sessions — First Place ROTC George Engel — Director of Operations Dawn Faehnrich — Public Affairs Officer Cheryl Fiala — Color Guard Commander Mark Stratton— Cadet Major ROTC Corps, Legistics Officer, Deputy Commander, AL-791st Rocketry Club Command- er, Rocketry Badge, Out- standing AFJROTC Cadet SCIENCE FAIR Rebecca Mannich — First Place Chemistry Division SELECTED BEAUTY PAGEANT CON- TESTANTS Stephanie Brice Rossana Castro Lonna Herronen— Miss Congeniality Cindy Hughes Mary Popp — Popularity Alternate Dina Watley SELECTED BEAUTY PAGEANT LIT- TLE SISTERS Susan Lipscomb Shannon Walden SPANISH SPEECH CONTEST WINNERS Clan Caldwell — United Daughters of the Confederacy Essay Con- test Winner Tyler Hayes — First Place Daughters of the American Revolution Essay Contest David McRae — Second Place Rural Elec- tric Association County Essay Contest Robin Montgomery — Second Place United Daughters of the Confederacy Essay Contest Brooks Moore — Fifth Place United Daugh- ters of the Confederacy Essay Contest Jill Noland — Third Place United Daughters of the Confederacy Essay contest. First Place School Essay Contest Jill Smith — Fourth Place United Daughters of the Confederacy Essay Con- test Kim Smith — Baldwin County EMC Essay Contest Winner Mark Stratton — Second Place Freedom Foundation Essay Con- test, Third Place Voice of Democracy Essay Con- test Monica Styron — First Place United Daugh- ters of the Confederacy Essay Contest Shannon Walls— United Daughters of the Confederacy Essay State Contest Winner SPELLING BEE Karen Kelly — First Place Tiffany Lipscomb — First Place Adam Mills — First Place Voreka Page — First Place Cindy Hughes— National Achievement Academy Award STUDENT GOVERNMENT John Autrey— High School Black Co-Presi- dent Stephanie Brice — Senior Class Vice-Presi- dent Dawn Faehnrich — High School Representa- tive Junior Class Trea- surer Denson Freeman — High School Represen- tative Tom Hand — Junior Class Vice-President Cindy Hughes — High School Representa- tive Alisa Johnson — High School Representa- tive LaSharen Knight — Middle School Black Co-President Stephanie Lenon — Middle School Repre- sentative Laura McConnell — High School Treasurer Mike McConnell — High School White Co- President Mark Messick — Middle School Representa- tive Wyndi Pinckney — Middle School White Co- President Kim Smith — Junior Class Vice-President Dawn Thompson — Elementary Citizenship Club President Shannon Walden — High School Represen- tative VOCATIONAL AWARDS John McGhee — Second Place Electronics Product Servicing Kim Smith — First Place Standard First Aid and CPR District Competition Gail Watson — First Place Standard First Aid and CPR District Com- petition Wanda Williams — Shop Lifting Prevention Award Editor ' s Note — The awards and honors listed here were turned in by all students wishing to have them listed. Awards and Honors 271 Adams, Suzanne 13. 4 . 50. 52, 53, 60, 155. 156. on, Ryan 190 AFJR School Incom db AHS 3, 32, 53, 73. 71 Aqele SS Friend 89 Agila Greg 96 Aquil f. Mary Ann ' .)] ma Gulf Shore Alaba ma Statewide Am r ?il r To Alaba ma Symphony Or 96 ider. Shelly 1 ) Algeb a 123 AMen gnity Aside 11 Chris 72 Allen Hank 72 Allen Jeff 80 I 123, 252253, 142-i netl, Patrick 80 lett. Priscilla 50 tley, Darrel 85 (ley, Debbie 64. 135 Ion, Sherry 115 3uer, Dan 52. 208, : Juer, Wendy 69, 21 sxley. Chastity £ a 69, 139 ig Co, 262 :an Up 246 Boyette Shannon 96 Boyington. Bobby 88 Boying on. Wade 101 Boykin Michael W. 255 Boys ' J unioi High Basketball 98, 199 Boys ' . unior High Track 208 209 Boys " jnior Varsity Basketb. II 198 199 Boys ' o jnior Varsity Soccer 205 Boys ' V arsity Soccer 204, 205 Bradley Brady. ay 80 . Eric 109 James 96 , Paige 261 Allyson 72 EB Stacey 64. 161, 171, 75 Bridges Briggs. ■flargaret 115, 178 iffany 85 Larry 64 Brokowsky, Jason 109 Brook Shan nn E°°z Bridge ' Brown Corey Bb Cassineri, Reno 96 Castteberry, Donnie 96 Castro, Rossana 13, 16, 32. 41, 50, 154. 174, 176. 178. 183, 184, IBS, 200,201. Beasley. Randy 149 Beasley. Shane 109 Beasley, Sherry 88 Bedgood, Richard 64 Beech. Artie 85 Beech, April 109 Clark. Shannon 96 ( 72. 208, 209. 210 ion, Amanda 96 ionClark. Bonita 1051 ion-Clark, Crystal 104. ;on Construction Company 249 ion. Edsel57, 115 ion, Jeana 50, 150. 155, 166 ion, Shane 109 ' s65. 170, 189. 191 . Sandy 64. 140, 206 . Tre.cie 104 lis. Craig 85 lis. Shannon 64 nett. Sill 77 son, Buffy 88 son ' s Appliance 233 159, 160. 176 :Call 93 ■bara 72, 161 I ■Emap21 ,es. Mary 111 , Ricky 72 Coates. Michael 69, 172. 17. Cobb, Marilyn 115 Cobb. Ty 34 Coca-Cola Boltlirg, C. 259 Coesens. Dianna 50, 179 Cofer, Chris 72 Anglin. Cameron 96 Anglin, Ed 80 Anglin, Mese 50 Anti-Love War 27 Anything For a Gra el? Applegate, Lisa 93 Applegale, Tina 69, 145 Arant, Ashley 38. 7 , 20,1 Ard, Charlotte 77 Ard, Edward 88 ASKalhllen ' 9 illys Seafood 238 :hoff. Barrett 88 lop, Renee64, 140, 175 I, Scott 88 i. Sharon 72, I, Chris 109 kwell Feed 6 Farm Supply 262 kwell, Justin 85 kwell, R.ck 262 kwell, Stuart 96 Riir s nn vid64, 139 Hiis 1 C " h .rile 50, 57, Bus 1 C " n lene 80 bus infll Brian 80 Bushnell Aaron 96 Bus hnell Josepti 101 But But li dy69 elyn 96 ghts 166 I, 23. 30, 31, 41. 50. 180, 181, 241 a 64, 171. 179,205.206, : Cooper Cooper Cooper Billy 88 Linda 80 Mel 64, 133, 149 on, Willie 64, 139, 14 Corner Discount Tire y, Andy 96 s219 1., 175. Baas, Danlele 8 Bachar Real Es Bailey, Kryslal 50 a 64, 136 ne69, 161 ,50, 56, 133.206 -, Karen 41, 54. 135 Bosch, Chi Chi 15, i ■, Robert 178 r, Andrew 72, 159, 167 r, Angus 115, 116, 148, r, Barbera 72 r, Carolyn 50 r, James 80 r. Mane 64, 159, 171 272 index . Freddy 72. 92 ■. Malias 88 , Niko 20. 43, 6A. 140. 155. 180 EJotley, Ste 96 Dale, Jose ih 1(A Daniels, E 14 Dan s Con tructic n fn Deugherty Ashk Y 93 Daugheriy llBCV 80 Daughter) Aman da 1 Daugfitety Amy 1 Daughtery Brian iO Daughtery Steph ante DAVCO 2 i Davidson, JillM. l ' i ' Davis. Bra dy 104 Eegerton. Brandi 96 Early, Kalhy 69 Early, Marcus 69. 19! Early. Michelle 80 Early. Tom 16, 50 y 69. 172. 174, 191. 193 ., David 64. 132. )49, Foley Twin Cinema 39 Foley Welding Co 278 Football 188-193 Football Fever 31 Foole. Angela 202. 208. 209. 21 1 Foote. Dorothy Foote. Mathon 149 Fooic, Tyrone 64, 149, 19! Forbes. Scott 7Z 205 Ford Motor Co 57 Forsyth, David 80 Forsyth. Kim 72 For The Cool Ofll 102 Fortner. Renee 72. 150. 174. 165, 202. 203 Former, Rhorvda 12 Foster, Bebe Mrs 32 Foster. Derrick 179 Goforth. Leah 13. 41. 54. 60, 61. 155, 156 Goforth, Matt 24, 96, 97. 168 Gold Muggel 1 32 Golden Girli 74 Golden. Kelly 64, 204, 208 Goldsby, Donr)a24l Goodale, Coode, Chrisli 109 Goode, Robert 93 Ooodegome, Rachel 109. 261 Gooder , Dwlght 34 104 Goodwin, Crystal 39 Goodwin, Troy 77 Gooliby, Angela 72 r64. 65. 165.211 Jimmy 64, 128, 132 ), Billy 93 1, Chrlslopher 88 1, Kemley 109 Davi son. Brenda 64, 135 Uavi son. Dominic 96 Davi on. Jauvana 93 Da VI son. S amantha 100 Daw Kevin 15. 149 Daw cy, Laurence 190 Daw on, JaMay 115. 166 Daw .on Tiffany 72 Day, Christie 72 Days of Our Lives 74 Teresa 50 126 17 Dean Tonya 16 69 Deav er. Betly 238 Oeese. Angel 69. 154 D«se, Maggie 64, 156 Deese, Stephanie 96 Deisner. Laura 64 DeLaGarza. Pamela 109 Dellwood Pecan Mursery Dement. Casey 80 Dement. Traci 69. 200 Dennis Ruby 96 Dev( ■I 69, 146 I, Sheila 13, 16. 32, 50, 155 »n, Kerwin 96 on. Kelly 64. 67, 137 Dixon ■lichelle 80 Dmon, jally 72 Do and ie 9 72, 192 Dobson An nony 80 Dobson .Jrl 132, 146 Dr Day on Ian 263 Or C P n263 Dr Ken nelh McLeod 253 Dr Joe Re d241 Dr Wii: am tumanos 263 Dr Bob Russell 263 Dr HL Str ckland 241 263 Dr Mar vin 1 Taylor 263 Eabeth 72. 164. 5 Doege, Gar 64. 149 Doege. Sha non 69 Doing A lore -Doing It Betie -5 Doughlj MichellE 20, 69. 176. 208. 214 Doughty. Micole 72. 174. 208. 214 Doughly. Paul 50. 52. 60, 170. 176 Du Uee 72. 140 ni , r oland Company 2b0 Du Dukes H arold J 225 nx PS Lynn 64. 170. 78 ' Sonya 96. 97 nqn n Kavin 69 nn (cndfa 77 n nn 3obby 80. 192 D nnn m. Hays 64. 156. 17 Dunra m. Tom 72. 17 D pit! IS. Abby 93 n pit IS. Dawn 80 n plr pte is. Jamie 93 Elvis the Second 23 109 Enfinger, Kent 64 Engel, George 64, 14 England 90 English, Carl 88 English, Cindy 238 English, Susan 69, |i English. Wendell 192 Epperson. Ervin. Marti Esle 109 Ien69 Eihendge, Elherldge, Vlckl 69. I38, 161 Eihridge, Rebecca 88 Evans, Bill 94, 95 Evans, Freddy 95 Evans. Dr Owen B 241 Evens, Roy 50, 52. 149, 197, Everage. Lenley 15 Everage. Leiley 39. 80. 153 Ewing, Amy 136 Ewing, Barry 50 Ewing, Carolyn 72 Ewing, Charles 72. 140 Ewir g, Dana 69 Ewing, David 69 Ewing, Genlevieve 202 I. Jody 7 192 Ewing. Robert 86 Fadish Play 108 Faulk Cha f193 Faulk er Stale M th Comp Fawc« tt,M aureen 72. 140 Feely Bria n72 Feely slophe 65 Feely Sea 12 50 52 60 Feely Feely Sha ne 77 Feely Fell, Eric 92. 60 Fell, Joey 04 I, Denson 64, 139, 156, 171, 204, 208 I, Krlstcn 88 I, Ty 72, 192.205. 209 Caignatd. Lydco 49, 52. 5- . 158. 159. Gaigna.d, Mark 80, 152. 77,209 Gaining Momentum 195 Games By The Sea 250 GafwJy, Clilford 192, 193. Gardner. Anthony 69 Gebhari, .m54. 58, I 39, I Gebhari, ommy 2 Geci, Don na 115 Geci, Jea ette 64 135 Gehr, Joy 80 177 203 Gehr RIc 69 172 176 ?m Geiger, K Ily72 ndy 77, ly I, Glenn 72. 192 FFA 146 147 132 133, 148. 149 Gideons, Wayne 93 FHA 178 ' , 179 Gifford, Brandy 93 Fiala, Cheryl 64, 141 Halo, Jeremy 77, 192 Gift Horse 32 Fiala. Malcolm 69 Gilbrcath, Angela 72, 139, 174 Pialsm Regina 64 Gilcrease, Royce 104 Fickllng, Tim 69. 193, 191 Fields Emily 69 Gill. Celeste 96 Fifth Grade Sa l Flgge, Chad 96 Gill. Ryan 104 Figge, Kim 65 Gill, Shelley 77 Finch, Sidd 34 Rnley, David 193 Gilley. Christina 88 Finley. Shane 69, 150, 191. 193 Gllley. Dina 72. 140 First Alabama Bank 220 Gilley, Joshua 85 First Baptist Church 221 Gilley. Lee 64. 133, 148 First Grade 104 107 Gilley. Sandra 115, 119 Glorlando. Alex 69 neur be Les 225 Girls Goal 154 Flip Side 251 Girts ' Junior High Basketball 163, 202. 203, 276 Flowers. Kerry 13, 42, 43, 52, 60 61 50 60,6 156, 157, 163, Girls Junior High Track 208. 209 Rowers Kerry 13, 31. 42, 43, 50 Girls ' Junior High Volleyball 202, 203 166, 167. 176, 185, 189, 190. 91 205 Gitis- Varsity Basketball 194, l95 Rowers, Leslie 261 Girls ' Varsity Soccer 204, 205. 278 Foley Civic Center 240 Girls ' Varsity Volleyball 200, 201 Foley First Baptist Church 221 Givens. Ashley 104 Foley Kiddie Kollege 237 Glvens, Beverly 64 Givens. Surveying and Engir eering 224 Foley Public Library 123 Foley Rotary Club 32 Foley Tractor Co 255 Glenn. Chrislirw 77 Glenn. Debbie 72. 174, 177 Gofferwy. Claudia 64, 140 Gieen Linda 72. 140 Gieen Lawrence 77, 192 Gicen Mallhew 93 Gteent . John 60 Cteen , Robyn 88 (Ireer 10 Greef Tracey 72 Gfego y. Anthony 72 Gtirni . Roberl 104 Griffiths. William 69, 138. 149 Grlggers. Jennifer 65 Criggers, Leah 64, 65, 155 Grlggers, MIndy 109 Grlggers, Wayr e 122 Guid ,. Mars Gulf Shores Bayou Village Shopping Center 237 Gulf Shores Builders Supply 231 Gulf Shores Gulf 239 Gulf Shores Insurance 260 Gulf Shores Title Company, tnc 218 y Sack 44, 45, 60 Hadley. Jason 109 Haigler, Becky 80 Hiagler, Bobby 88 I, Malhon 104 I, Sherri72, 139 I, Stoney 52, 61, 54, 185, 191, 217, 265 )rylon39, 72, 128, 170, chael 54 chele52, 54, 175, 176 ■. Keefla 65. 152 -. Kertz69. 146. 1 ' ,. Billy 72, 80. 192 1. Eric 72. 150. 162 , EiekKl 104 Index 273 ison, John 72. 140 ison, Roy 132 ison, Stephanie 80. ; Hater mer. Randy 69 Have Randy 72 Haw ey Kevin 104 Hayf . Danny 104 Haye . Melody 104 , rSoel 85. 86 Have , Tara 88 Have . Tyler 77. 12= Have Teresa 77 Hays Dawn 72 Heaton, Ashley 88 Heaton. Karia 77. 2C Heaton, Tim 74 Helms Shirley 11 son, Sherr, son, Shalen 73,74 e88 z Henry Henry Beverly 85 h. Candy 74 . Chris 104 . Glenda 77 152 Henlon. Terry 85 Hermeci, Chris 85 . 1 46. 148 207 ™ iJi ' " 80. 160 154. 155. 166. 183. 204. Hinson Angela 54 58 159 175 Hinson. Scott 69 Hitting the Roads 25 Hix Earnest 96 Hobbs Debra 109 Hobgood, Franklin 7 Hodges. Adam 133 Hodges. Clinton (Clin :)96 Hodges, Darrell 74, 92 Hodges, Risa 69 Hodges, Steve 69. 1 4. 191. 193 Hodivsky, Taras 10 ' HOE 136-137 Hoggle. Selena 96 Hyche, Brian 74, 205 Hyche, Jodi 88 ller. Wesley 104 itLons 40 :l 40. 154. 155 gh Gear 152 k Edward ' s Chair kson, Ben 104 kson, Bo 34, 35 Jackson, Kareem 104 Jackson, Kathenne 96. 168, 169 Jackson, Martha 1 16 Jackson. Rob 13,88, 168, 169 James, Devon 85 James, Keith 69 James Kenneth 55 James, Kim 80 James. Ladarrel 85, 52 James, Melody 88 James Michael 85 James. Ralph 116 James. Wayne 85 Jansen, Deanna 96. J8 Jaye, David 74, 192 Jearn, Ker.n 132 Jemison, Jeffrey 102 Jem.son, Jessie III 80 192 Jensen, ' jeff64, 146. 148 Jensen, Ricky 52, 54 55, Jerkins Victor 137 Jernigan, Greg 210 e Chevrolet 232 ry Pro Shop 156,235 , Suzy 41,55, 155, 161, 175, 176.21 ' 1.69, 150. 180,204,: 109 John; Johnson, Gerome 80 Johnsin, Jamie 109 Johnson, Jennifer 104 Johnson, Jimmie 77 Jones, Bobby 69. 148 Jones. Bridgette 93 Houser Marine 219 Jones, Ivan 16,24, 116, 119, 152 Houser, Pam 13, 41, 54, 6 . 63 Jones, John 64, 191, 193, 206. 207 Houser, Ross 80 Houston, Chad 93 Jones! Kevin 93 Houllo " : MilTe ' sO Jones. Mike 132. 171 52 Jones. Micheal R. 80 Hovey, Donna Jo 238 Jones. Richard 80. 109 Howard, Grant 64, 133 Jones. Robert 74, 104 Howard, Leanne 69 Jones. Russell 77. 192, 193. 209. 2. 2 Howard, Raymond 93 Jones, Sam 64. 74, 137, 192. 198 Howard, Rob 55, 140, 155, 156 Jones, Sandy 96 Howard, Wendy 55 Jones! Sylvester 192 Hubbard. Tracy 77 191 Jones, Tabitha 95 Jones. Wade 132, 191 Hudgins, Kelli 135 Jones. William 55. 148, 191 Hudson, Rock 32, 34 Jordan. Sluarl 64 Huffman, Amy 85, 86 Journalism 180, 181 Huffman, Teresa 93 Jr. AFJROTC 121, 138, 139 Huggms, Beth 74, 170. 174 177 Jr. High Basketball 198. 199 Huggins, Bill 138, 141 Jr. High Football 192, 193 Huggins, Don 69 Jr. Varsity Basketball 198, 199 Hughes Aircraft 247 Jr. Varsity Football 193 Hughes, Ashley 104 Judge, Salinda 74 Hughes, Chad 85 Hughes, Cindy 13, 41, 52, 53, 55, 150, 156. 166, 172 iEHlgTf cklos ' ™ " Humphrey, David 80 Humphreys, Christina 93 Junior National Honor Society 177 Humphreys. George 85, 86 Junior Varsity Cheerleaders 131, 164, Hunter, Reggie 85 Just Below the Surface 34 Hunter, Sandra 93 Hunter, Tina 74 Justice. Victor 69, 161 Kaechele, Kagey, Chn: , Automart 265 Kaise Ke nne h 148. 149 I 64. 147 Kaise le Inc. 233 Kaise Vi t 64. 132 L na m " inn 74, 138. 206 Keepi q 1 St de209 Keeva n, ' elis sa 77 Key Club 45. 61, 56. 157 Key. Cynthia 116, 119 Khadafy, Omar 34 Kichler, Bryan 96 Kick-offs 206 Kidder, Shawn 75 Knight, Carolyn 49. ! Knight, Carletla 88 Knight, Celestine 77, Knight, Charlesetta ' i Knight, Christie 88 Knight, Darryl 109. 1 Knight, Elaine 69 Knight, Greg 96 night. LaSharen 20. 77. 131. 152, 164. Knight, Leon 66. 191, 193, 196 Knight, Marcus 93 Knight, Mary 85 Knight, Patricia 161 Knight. Ray 109 Knight, Reginald 69 Koehler Shane 77 Koen, Gary 80 Koniar John E 240 Koniar. Rob 69 Koniar, Mell 88 90 Koon, Ronely 96 Koskovich, Alice 88 Krehling. Danny 74 Krehling, Donald 66. 132, ■« iq 193 Kreinbrink, Jill 69, 161 Krueger Radio Appliance ?: () Kruk Zabrina 66 Krupinski, Tammy 241 Kryder, Jason 88. 90 Kryder,Jeana 104, 105 LaCoste Anthony 108. 109 i .aCoste Thesesa 69, 140. 171 i liicy Sean 66 ke Ange li 109 Samar Kristie 104 ' -Une Jackie 69 Une Joyce 132 133, 138 _angham, Johr LeDrew, Drew Lee, Andrea H Lee, Debbie 7 ' I, Fred 129, 172 I. Lee Ann 66, 134, 135 in. Tammy 66. 135 I, Shelley 38, 39.77. 131. 164, 165 I, Stacey 104. 261 SSi6 Lewis. Mary 77 Lewis, Raye Ann 104 Lewis, Serena 93 Lewis, Wesley 43 Life At The Top 48 Liles, Robert 66. 132, 33 Lindsay, Roseanria 96 Lindsey. Scoll 69, 146 Lindsey. Larry 80 Johnson, Robyn 88. 89, 128. 12 Johnson, Sonya 93 Johnston, Karon 77. 202. 203 Joiner. Duane 96 Joiner. Micheal 109. 110 Joiner, Teresa 64, 178 Lipscomb, Geoff 27, 66, 156. 166, 167, 171, Lipscomb. Jill 66 Lipscomb, Mandy 104 Limpscomb, Marty 74. 140, 174 Lipscomb, Michelle 74, 177 Lipscomb, Shannon 96 Lipscomb. Susan 18, 21, 23, 26. 66. 155, 162 Lipscomb. Tiffany 82, 177 Lloyd, Edith 52, 116. 177 Lochrico. Chris 77 Locke, Terri 66, 194, 195, 200 274 Index Lockey. Daniel 109 Long. Gina 48, 52. 54. I Loper. Clark 13 Lopez, Fernando 66. 14 Lopez. Rachel 69 Lorenzo. James 66, 13; Love Epidemic 14. 15 Lukers. Sherry 69, 150. 162. 163, 17 Luna. Veronica 93 Luna. Pedro 96 Lundberg, Deborah 24. 38, 73. 116. 1 Lunrui. Isai 109 Lymon, Andre 88 Lymon. Walter 93 Mabon, Deanra 109 Maboiv Jermaloe 82, 209 Mae and Jerry s Diner 232 Means, Angelo 62 Means, Annie 68 Means, April 104 Means. Christie 96 Means. Willie 70, 161, Meeks. Robert 104 Meeks. Robert 104 Medi na, Chris 93 Melton. Tonya 83 Merchant, Kim 39. 77 Merchant, Kristy 66 Merrill, Alana 109 Merrill, Crystal 109 Mickles, Terrencc 65 Middle School Prom 36, 37 Middle School Student CouncI Mlddleton, Darren 96 Mlddleton, Jaimie 74 Mikhelsen, Durttn 74 Mikkelsen, Lisa 40. 41. 42, 52, MIkkelsen, Patrick 74, 167, 17 Moye. Michael 96 Moyc, Sharon 85 Moye. Ten 109 Moyer Ford Sales Inc 2ii Moyer. Melissa 66. 155, 17 , Moyer. Tina 70. 174. 176 1V9 Mu Alpha Theta 174. 175 Mueller. Paul 70 Mullek. Patsy 117 Mullen. Jill 177 Mullia. Chrlily 41, 54. 59. 150. 155 ISS |5y Mund. Lincoln 77. 124 Nabors. Ashley 109 riabor . Diane 90 Msbors. Harold 109 Mance, James 77 r uin. Kalrina 109 Narrowing TIte Field 52 Otto, Mikel 66 Olto. Shane 177. 198 OuLlliber. Ja on 70, 193 Ouilllber. JodI 78 OulHlber, Kenneth 78 Oulllibef. Lynne 70. 129. 176 Owen. Cheryl C 117 Owen . Cheryl 78. 160, 177 Owens. Mitchell 132 Ower 162 inor Society 123, 176. , Tony 102 P9gt. Beetle 96 P»Se. Chris 86 Page. David 66. 132 Page. Don 109 Page, Jamej 98 Page. Lallsha 106 Page, Tommy 82 Page. Rose! la 78, 202 Page. Voneka 93 Palmer. Eric 66 Palmer. Steven 106 Parker. Bubbs 90 Parker. Chflslopher 105. 106 Parkrr. Dawn 66, 161 Po.ker, Edward 70 Parker, Qwen 70. 200 Miller, Dwayne 59 Miller. Jason 16 Miller. Jeff 191. 1 ' -. Felic t 31, 55. 151. 156, 162, f 66, 8, 149.204 Maye, John 82 Maye. Selean 85 Maye. Tyrone 85 Mayfield. Dannie 204 McAdoo. Melissa 85 McAnnally, Stephanie 66, 206 McBride, Mandy 88, 90 McCall, Deborah 1 16 McCellan. Sherry 206 McClantoc, Heather 104 McClary. Shelley 96 McClinton, Michael 70 McClusky, K elly 70. 77, 125, 167, 174, 215 McCollum. Alan 77 McCollum, Kelly 70 McConnell, Candy 73, 74, 200, 206, 2 1 7. 265 McConnell, Laura 28, 29. 68. 70. 150. 151. 155. 160, 172, 180. 217, 265 McConnell, Mike 12, 31, 41. 49, 55. 73. 150, 151. 156, 166, 191, 206, 207 McConnell, Mike 73 McCul McCul son 191 McCullough, Joe 66. 132 McDaniel, Lesa 70 McDonald, James 104 McDonald, Labamon 109 McDonald, Philip 104 McDonalds 89, 265 McGasler. Cora 77 McGaster, Don 93 McGasier, E ic 93 McKee, Angle 174 McKee, Bill 66. 171, 175,208 McKeniJe, Beverly 117 McLain. Robin 82 McLellan, Amy 82. 153. 177 McLellan, Sherr. 70. 200. 201 -lelissa66, 170. 1 t 70. 138, 170 Miller, Travis 88 Miller, Valerie 66. 161 Miller, Whitney 77 Mills, Adam 62 Mills, David 66, 136. 171 Milton. Marty 77 1. Telly 85 ind Frame Co 218 je and Gold 38. 39. 84, ' I, April 68 1 51. 59 ■ry, Angle 58, 59, 170, 175 ;ry, Dana 70, 129, 150, 172, 174, 176, 196 .52,55, 59, 179 Moore, Chaka 96 I, Ty 66. 179, 190, 191. 193.207 Keith 70, 191. 193, 208 i. Chad 96 :. Glen 66. 149 1. Jennifer 109 Melson, Debbie 86 Nelson-Dennis Co 219 Nelson. Eddie 59 Melson , Peter 96 Nelwn , Raymond 192 Nelson. . Ricky 96 Nelson , Todd 70, 205 Nelson, Tonya 106 Nettles Nellies , Edgar 86 158, 159. 172, 175, I NHS 176, 177 Nichols. Dawn 70 Nichols. Labaron 109 Night Court 74 Nims. James 78 Nims. John 70, 146 176. 197.208,209 Norman. Elliot 74 Norrell. Michelle 82. 17 Norell. Stephanie 90 Norris. Anthony 93 Norris. Charleen 59, 13 Norris, Dawn 70, 139 Norris , Joseph 78 Norris , Joy 74. 177 Norris , Laylon 96 , Patrick 109 Norris, , Michael 90 Norris, , Stephen 82 Norris, Timothy 59, 161 Nunna n, Tommy 132 Nyqaa rd, Jeff 66, 204, 21 Nyqaa rd, Pam 86 Nygaa rd, Paul 87 Nygaard, Richard 74 Oden. Lacy 93 Oder, Odom Ashley t09 Odom, Christopher 97 Odom, fWom Gail 59 Odom. George 86 Odom, Omor 93 Odom. Sabrina 93 Odom. Steven 86 Odom, Topeka 98 e42, 66. 171, 191, 193,207 1, Melissa 66, 127 Brett 66, 191, 193 ' ayland 74, 161 159. 165, 177, 278 t 70,92, 191, 193, ; Peine, Colonel Walter 40, 112. 117 Pettlbone. Raymond 106 Pettlbone, Shuntlka 102 Petway, Sonny 59. 1 12, 155, 156, 1 Phelps Net t. Supply Co Inc 255 Pickens. Deborah 66 Pickens. Frederick 109 Pickens. Gregory 93 Pickens. Laboron 102 Pickens. Rojhelle 109 Pier rent 75 relt 192 -. Cyndl Pierce, Samantha 66. 150 Pierce. Shannon 70, 166 Pierce. Zan 59. 123, 155, 156, 191 PIggly Wiggly 243 PIgolt, Bud 116, 191 Pigott, Rickey 13, 41. 46, 55, 59. 123, 150. 175, 176. 184. McPhail, Scooter 66, 197 McRae. David 66, 171, 174 McRae. Rorence 74 McRae. Kathy 177 Mothershed. Kim Mott. Fred 240 Moye, Brad 149 Moye, Brian 62, 1 Organoations 130-181 Orr. Thereia 74. 206, 209. 21 1 Osbom. Gerald 70. 71. 140. 172. ckney. WyrwJI 37, 78, 129. 152. 153 Pto h.Carolyrt66. 118. 155. I Index 275 Pleasure Island [ Polk, Lisa Ann 7 Polk, Roger 90 Pope. Raven 132 Pope. Rayn 106 Popp. Mary 41. 52. 61, 155. 156. 170, 172. 2 ' Pow rs Loren 70 1 q- Prais e 145 Ptaie r, Rachel 118. 64 1 6 1 Prat Ted 241 Price Andy 106 Price -Chris 132 Price Dwayne 76 Price Pirce Jamie 73, 75 Shannon 192 150 Price Price 2ana73 Prim. James 93 vin82. 143 hael 98 i41, 48.56. 59, 135 Ptigh Jerry 18 Pugh Randolph 100. 102 Pumphrey, C athy 66. 176 Qualit Filler Inc 255 Quails Brian ' 0 Quails Cathy 59. 140. 171 Rachel Faye 16.117 118 y 59 (acme Angel 93 !acine John 2 iacme Rober 82 Spiiii 163 ?ninps Raines Scott 70,172. 174. iddle. Ladonya 39 82 lebe, Ronda 42. 43, 59. IbB, 170 igsby, Ukethea 106 igsby, Marlion 86 igsby, Torrey 75, 192 .gsby. Vashika 86 igsby, Kimberly 90 ivers, Christine 89, 90 vers. Scott 70. 205 Robinson. Carol 118 Robinson. Evette 67. 136 37 Robinson, Johnny 7C rw 149 Robinson, Melina 75 Robinson, Robby 70. 18 Ihl Robinson, Tina 82 Rock-nRoll IS Here to Slay ?? Rockstall, Kim 93 Rockstall, Robin 82. 9? Rockwell. Lynn 118 Rodgers, Mandy 110 Rogers, Anthony 106 Rogers. Eric 59, 135. IH-) Rogers. Meal 102 Rogers, Terry 67, 17( Rohan, Mark 70 146 Rohe, Chad 108, 110 ?fil Rohi Industries 256 Rolling. Antoinette 16 82 Romo. Hjlario 102 Romo. Mark 106 Roper. Quincy 86 Rosa. Theresa 137 Rose, Paul 93 Rose, Pete 34 ROTC 138-141 Roush. Grady 86 Rowden.Pam 118, It Runs-After Sandi Schoen Scott 7 Schoen Tracy J7, 172, 195 Schola s Bow 174 175 166. 16 Schreib er. Mar Schreib er. Rob 75. 192. 198, 240 155, 170, 171. 176, 191, :, Con! ;lo78 Scott, Denise 135 Scotl, Freddie 90 Scott. Jerome 78 Scott. Katlna 90 Scott. Marcus 110 Scott. Melissa 94 Scott. Spencer 94. 95 Scott, Terrical 94 Scott. Terry 102 Scott, Tyeshia 110 Scotl, William 76, 122 Sea Oats 241 Sears 221 Seascape Furniture Lea: Seventh Grade 80 3 SGA 13,53.0. 151 Shaping Up 20 Sharp, Celesson 106 I. Kim 67, 150. 176 Shepard, Carolyn 71, 138. 172 Shepard, Melvin 87 Shepler. Robert 98 Sherm an, Leanne67. 135 Sherm an. iobby 111 iE qht Sunshyne 98 Shoen qhl Shaun 78 Shopp Shoot , E iah 83 Shoots, Ja Shoot ,Ie ssie 1 18 Shoot seph 149 Smith, Tony 78 Smith, Yancle 71 Snider, Carmen 102 Snider, Mark 91 Snickers 68 Snowden, Don 112, 118, 129, 142, 144 Sr owden, Tammy 87 Snyder, Haiel 118 Snyder, Wanda 67 Sobol. Patrick 110 Soccer 204. 205 Soesbe. Michael 98 Soesbe. Wendy 75. 161. 174, 175. 209 Softball 206, 207 Solorzano. Jo 40. 42, 1 18 Sophomores 48, 68-71 Sport Kid ' s Alley 2 2-215 ustraled 34 Spreading Out 18 Springfield, Mark 67 Springfield, Matt 71 Stabler, Beth 98 Stabler, Bobby 102 Stabler, Erin 110, 111 Stabler, Jessica 98 Stabler, Jeff 75 Stabler. Kevin 107 172, 176, 191, 198. 199.; Stafford Timmy 94 Stafford Joyce 98 Stagner Kate 107 Staimpe .Cindy 59, 136 Staimpe Daniel 71, 146 Stallings Kristy 107 h, Linda 79 Stall war h, Priscilla 87 Stallwor h, Randolph 102 Stancliff Marty 133 Standlee Standlee Jeremy 79 Stanford Stansel, Star Str ck 82 Steadha ■n, Brian 75 198 Steadha Ti! Donna 75. 261 Steele, A ichelle 102 Steigetw ald,riatalie 75. 206 Stephen . David 98. 125 Stephen . Jason 94 Stephen . Mitzi 150 Stephen on, Greg 75 Stepping out in style 28 Stepping out Socially 78 Stevens Phillip 192 Steward Albert 75, 192, 19 Steward Steve 67 Stewart, Ashley 102 Stewart, Billy 148 Stewart. Brett 75. 174 Stewart. Eric 87 Stewart. Jacob 87 Randa, Jeff 93 Randa. Jeff 93 Ratcliff, Peggy 39. 118 Raybern, Cecil 98 Rayborn, Courtney 75 Ragborn. Misti 90 Rayborn, Stephanie 70 Sah , Bart 59, 149. 191 Sahr, Mark 75, 192 Saldivar, Alfredo 59, 191, 193 Salter, Shannor r Celebration 32 Sledg , John 94 Sledg . Rikki 71. 161 Sledg . Tameika 91 Slirin In 202 Smith Alena Ann 209 Smith Angela 83 Brad 70, 71. 191, Smith Brent 75 Smith Cheryl 106, 118, Smith Christopher 102 Smith Daphney 67, 149 Stockw ell. Kathy 75. 50, 1 •11, Michael 5S H9 Stokes Candy 71, 13 171 Stokes Sony a 103 Stokley Carl 67 Stots. . oseph 79 Slots. 1 ela99 Stots. Vendy 91 Stowe. Jason 87 Resmo do, Lisa 43. 52, 59, 135 200 201 do. Michelle 206 do. Sheila 66 Keynol s Ace Hardware 25 Rhodes Edward 66 Rhodes Jimmy 66, 132, 2C Rhodes Paulette 75 oud. Wade 59, 62, 146, 171, 204. 208 jart. Scotl 67 jart, Steve 197 jckey. Jeremy 99 jckey. Renee 83 jcki, Kathy 59, 176 ident Government Association 13, 53, 150, 151 Idem Life 6-43 c79 169 onica 1 ?0? ?ni ?6 kie67 116 1 i7 Qabe 03 276 Index jrello. Maria 238 Tamfx try. Mark 71, 172. Tapia. Tory 75 Taylor Adam 103 Talor. Taylor . Bobby 192. 205 Taylor . [ f)ise9l Taylor , Donald 99 Taylor , EarIB 16, 17.2. Taylor . Emily 70 Taylor , Frankje 79 Taylor , Gina Taylor . Ginger 87 Taylor . Jennifer 67 Taylor . Johnny 87 Taylor .Joy 99 Taylor Taylor , Karen 75 Taylor, Patric ia 71 IW 159 172 Taylor. Rober 1 5 Teague, Slan 4 Teem Jonall " lan n 11 Telling It All ' 32 Templet Mel issa 7 1 15 1 171 Tennis 214 2 15 Tenth Grade i 58-71 Terril, Kinky 103 Terry. Dathar 1 111 Terry Melani e83 That Royal Dog 24 The Bad Guy: s 73 The Beach V The Bcgmnm. 3 of Ih le Fn( ] 62 The Christma s Shoppe 249 The Cosby Show 3 t. 4 ishop Desmor d 34 lnd«Qod. Brandl 1 1 1 Indefwtxid. Brian 67, 156, 172. 175, I Inderwood, Chad 91 United Construclion Diversiriec 1 278, 280 United States 94 Universal Tool 127 University South Alabama 56 Unorganized Sports 186. 187 U.S.S.R. 121 Van.I ebra63. 135 Valentine, Debut 106 Valley Brook Farms 261 Fan Amburg. Kelly 261 Van Horn Jason 95 Van Weasel, Norman Dr. 32 Varsity Cheerleaders 162, 163 Varsity Football 183, 188, 191, 278 Varsity Soccer 183, 204 Varsity Track 210,211 Vaz, Rod 52, 32. 63. 204 VICA 132. 133 Weeks. Jimmy 75. 192. i Weeks. Jolene 103 Weeks. Malindo 83 Weeks, Rhonda 99 Weeks. Sharon 75. 140 Weeks, Tammy 75. 173 Weeks, Tina 79, 202 Weeks, Tommy 71, 148 Weeks. Wanda 75 Weldinger, Nicholas 103 Welermann. Sabine 63. 176 I. Leigh Anne 1, Philip 103 WHEP 1310 245 Wood. Robbie 191 Wood. Sheila 71 . Derek 107 Woodyard , Buffy 161 Woodya.d , Carl 83 Woodyaid Woodyard . C.ysta ' li " o7 Woodyaid . Draper 103 Woodyaid . Laioyo , 107 Woodyard . Lynetl e34 Woodyard . Selena 79 Woodyard , Thelm. a 75. 160. 161 i223 e3 240 Wright. Nina 99 Wright. Sherry 63 Wyalt. Aaron 87 Wyalt. Melissa B3 Wyalt, Tammy 83 Wyolt, Wendy 75, I Wynne. Heal Wynn, ' storn Yearbook ISO, 181 Yearling. April 107 Yearling, Justin 103 Yokel. Surrul J18 York, CwynfW 111 Yost. April 102, 103 Young and the Realleis 74 Young, AynMtchelle 67. 15S Young. Cindy 99 Young, J eon 103 Young, Johnny 71. 191 Young, Mark 79 Young, Seth 75. 205 Young. Troy 67, 193 Youngblood, Kerry 71 Zander, Louitc 38 Zellers. Shelly 87 Zimmerman. Amy 71 Ziegler, Shelly 75, 124, 150, Volleyball 200-203 Wiggins. Bobby 83 Wiggins. Jane 71, 161 Wilde. Elizabeth 79. 160 W.lde. Judy 57, 123. 135 Theim, Carla 94 ikugan. Takahlri L 10 94 ilden, Lynda 39. 154.5. 156. 162. 163, 1.25.75. ISO. 181, 198, 214. 215 172. 176. 198, 21 ' 1. James 75. 192 ipson, Mark 197. 208 ipson! Rodrick 111 ipson. Sata 102, 116. 11 H.ieo ;. Fine Fashions 243 ■. Steven 79. 192 dilh 19, 40, 71. !55. 162, 176. I inne90. 91 I, Trae 52. 63. 156. 167, 175. 176. 208 ;. Jamie 82 i. Julie 79 ;, Latricia 67 i. Matthew 86. 87 ;. Mike 63. 191 ;. Randy 67. 83, 111, 13 ;. Renee 83 :. Robyn 67 :. Sammle 79 :. Sharon 67, 136, 152 . Tarn a 95 183. 185, 191,203 i. Steve 67, 191,207 Todd, Ben 31. 67, 19 Tolberi, C,J 75. 140 Toler, Amy 75. 139 Toler, Carolyn 68. 71 ,, Bridgell 79. 203 ,, Christopher 95 lopher e School 56, 57 ■awich, Wayne 150, : 13. 41. 52. 60. 61. 62. 63. 155, 162. 163. 176. ion, Gail 56. 63 wn. Henry 107 on. Preston 118 «n. Tara 75 »n, Virginia 95 s, Darran67, 149. 161 s, Greg 146 s. Kenneth 79 •rner, Edward J G Sons 225 :rne(, Cwen 71 -rner Produce Company 225 :rne r, Trocy 172 f Bay Lodge 258 1. Oenine 170 Trotter. Donald 67, 146. 198 Tuggle. Wil 54. 59, 158. 159 Tucker, Gary 124, 204. 208. 209 I, Randy 67, 191. 193. 207 Index 277 Still Progressing As the year drew to a close, the progress continued as the warm spring weather arrived and the beach beckoned stu- dents outdoors. Suntanning and studying were often combined as students prepared for final exams. For some, the fall was the far- thest thing from their mind, but seniors became preoccupied with making plans for the fall. Students had adjusted to the campus life and discovered all it had to offer. Physical upgrading was rampant as maintenance crews began refurnishing campus buildings. United Construction Diversified, Inc. continued construction on two science rooms and laboratories at the high school and the Foley Welding Co. installed the 94 air conditioners which were purchased through the joint effort of the student body and the com- munity. Renovation began on the Mes- sick house as the Magnolia Springs School for special children planned to become part of the school campus dur- ing the fall. For sports enthusiasts, the year was truly one of doing more. The varsity football team advanced to the second round of the state play-offs and the girls ' junior high basketball team, soccer team, and softball team all captured county championships. New head coach Barry Pennington be- gan preparing his team for a gruelling 1986 football season during the prema- ture summer weather. And just as the campus advanced, students progressed along with it. Students learned about themselves and many times discovered hidden po- tential. Out of 28,000 entries, Kristen Pearcy was selected one of twelve finalists in Teen Magazine ' s Great Model Search. Dina Watley became the first young lady from Foley to be accepted to the Air Force Academy. In a year of progressing, individuals combined talents and interests into a year of doing more — all the time doing it better. V r 278 Doing More — Doing It Better ' fj ks : ---: Premature summer weather provides the perfect opportunity to catch rays while in school. For sen- ior football players Mike Rea and Kirk Barnes, sixth period became suntanning hour as underclassmen be- gan spring training. Emotions erupt after the announcement of the up- coming varsity and junior varsity cheerleading squads. An astonishing 45 young ladies tried out for squad positions on March 27. Doing More — Doing It Better 279 anited Construction Diversified, Inc. began building two science rooms and laboratories in the nnid- spring. Despite the year drawing to a close, the pro- gress continued as maintenance crews ' work en- hanced the campuses ' appearances. D » C -2 0€il dtQ ja : Z 280 Doing More — Doing It Better h Doing More — Doing It Better Editor s Note Although there are a million and one people to thank, there are a special few whose con- tinuous support helped to make the book a success. — Miss Deborah Lundberg, whose dedication was a con- stant source of strength and who never allowed us to quit. — Jim Owen, for his advice and guidance in all aspects of the book. — Belle Simmons, for her instructions and motivation and who was always only a phone call away. — Gary demons, who sur- vived, what seemed to be, end- less cover sessions. — Joe Bischoff, for his invalu- able assistance and neverend- ing support. — Colonel Walter Petrie, for his encouragement to hang in there and a " squeeze " which helped me through the day. — Mr. John Lee, who, thank goodness, put up with all beg- ging and pleading when we wanted something else. — Mary Ruth Burns, Pam Hick- man, and Jane Suttle for al- ways being there when we need- ed it the most. — Winnie G. Scarborough, who spent hours upon hours proof- reading pages. — My parents, for putting up with me to the end through both smooth and rough times. Many thanks to all, Sondra Callaway Editor Editor Sondra Callaway Assistant Editor Kim Smith Layout Editor Susan Lipscomb Photo Editor Stephanie McGill Student Life Susan Lipsconnb Kim Smith People Nina Berg Rossana Castro Tom Early Vickie Ewing Laura McConnell Stephanie McGill Walt Stewart Daniel Thompson Academics Tom Early Dawn Faehnrich Jennifer Lange Meredith Walsh Organizations Amy Bart er LaSharen Knight Jennifer Lange Sf)orts Tereasa Anderson Rebecca Donelson Alisa Johnson Advertisements Gina Long Index Cindy Trammell Typist Niko Cuellar Adviser Deborah Lundberg Colophon Eight-hundred and fifty copies of Volume 64 of the Blue and Gold 1986 edition were printed by Herff Jones Yearbooks, 2800 Selma High- way, Montgomery, Al., 36101. Cover: The blind embossed cover, with silver foil, a black rub, and crush grain was also manufactured by Herff Jones. The cover was designed by Gary demons, a plant artist. Paper stocks: Bordeaux 100 pound text weight glossy paper. Gold Nugget signature: Cxll white textured paper. End- sheets: Grey. Typography: Headlines: Student Life — Korinna, Peo- ple — Cloister Bold, Academ- ics — Times Roman, Organiza- tions — Garamond, Sports — Windsor Outline, Opening, di- viders, and closing — Korinna, Gold Nugget — type faces vary throughout section. Body copy: 10 point Korinna. Captions: 8 point Korinna. Caption styles vary from section to section all utilizing the Korinna family. Columnar design: Student Life — four, People — three. Aca- demics — nine, Organizations — four. Sports — three plus. Gold Nugget — freestyle. Opening, di- viders, and closing — freestyle. The " Doing More — Doing It Better " logo was designed by Gary Clemons. Endsheets, title page, opening, divisions, and closing were designed by Editor Sondra Callaway. The 1986 edition of the Blue and Gold is the first to contain a mini magazine. " Gold Nugget " logo was also designed by Gary Clemons with layouts designed by Editor Sondra Callaway. Captions were not always used for pictures in order to insure a more graphic effect. All organization group pic- tures and individual portraits were furnished by Jim Owen Photographies, 1901 North Beltline Highway, Mobile, Al. 36613. All photographs were taken by Blue and Gold photog raphers Stephanie McGill, Jen nifer Lange, Sondra Callaway, Susan Lipscomb, Laura McCon nell, LaSharen Knight, and Ter easa Anderson and developed and printed by Stephanie McGill, Jennifer Lange, and Sondra Callaway. The Blue and Gold is a mem- ber of the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, the Southern Interscholastic Press Associ- ation, and the Alabama Scho- lastic Press Association. The 1985 Blue and Gold received a first place rating from Colum- bia, a superior rating from Southern Interscholastic Press Association, and a second place rating from Alabama.


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