Frankfort Community High School - Red Bird Yearbook (West Frankfort, IL)

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1970 REDBIRD Frankfort Community High School West Frankfort, Illinois Volume 56STUDENT LIFE FAC ADMINISTRATION SEN ULTY JUNIORS IORS SOPHOMORESliiiiiml FRESHMEN ORGANIZATIONS CLASSES ATHLETICS ADVERTISINGCelestial beauties make earthly appearances m x Ron l P Roberts. C Myers. K. Martin. M. Rotramel. D Murphv. P Todd. L. Killion, P Wilburn Row 2 J Hogg. F. Jackson. O Kcrmo. W Jones. V Lance. B Vaughn.C Livcsay. D Connell Row v K Stephan. B Smothers. G Walton. M Williams. P Meridcth. ' Pea rs n I Hancock. T jones. K Fulks. S. Wall. G Levanti MI Ci (Ol 'RT Row I: D B x k. A Luther. J. McGinty. E. Scarlett Row 2: C Morris. M Griffin. J. Hill. M. Docrr (Not pictured. DMiss Janice Hill. Queen 1969-1970. and her escort Kim Burke Miss Brenda Book. Retiring Queen, and her escort Don Bolin. Homecoming theme "Girl on the Moon” was Miss Darlene Lavish. Maid of Honor, and her escort Gan- Culpepper. Miss Marilou Griffin. Ladv in Waiting, and her escort Tim Adkins. 6Junior Attendant. Miss Marie Doerr. and her escort Tim Kuca Junior Attendant. Miss Cindv Morris, and her escort Jim Herrell one of the most unusual ever presented Sophomore Attendant. Miss Andrea Luther, and her escort Tim Jones Sophomore Attendant. Miss Jov McGinn , and her escort Charles Li-mont 7Orbitors in space display terrestrial beauty The West Frankfort High School 1969-1970 Homecoming Court. 8Homecoming participants awed by lunar landing Ce ) to Matthew Grammcr. Kathryn Gray. Karla Grccnwalt. Rhonda Russel. Lori lee Stritzcl. Cynthia Booth. Mike Karoski. Mistress and Master of Ceremonies. Carolvn Young and Donald Donini. The 1969 Homecoming Coronation was in step with today’s moving world by landing a special girl on the moon. The Mistress and Master of Ceremonies, Carolyn Young and Donald Donini. introduced the Orbitors in Space, the Lilliputian Space Crew, and finally announced Miss Janice Hill as 1969 Homecoming Queen. Miss Hill was escorted by Football Captain Kim Burke. The Lilliputian Space Crew consisted of football bearer. Mike Karoski; crown bearer. Matthew Gram-mer; and star bearer, Cynthia Booth. Cynthia presented Queen Janice with a "falling star” to complete the Coronation theme, "Girl on the Moon”. Kathryn Gray and Rhonda Russell scattered rose petals to the Queen’s throne. Train bearers were Karla Greenwalt and Lori Lee Stritzel. The music for this special occasion was provided by the F.C.H.S. Band and the melodious voices of the Chordettes. The two selections of the Chordettes were "Blue Moon” and "Happy Heart.” The Class of 1945 celebrated its 25th reunion with Mr. George Karoski giving the Alumni Response. Miss Velma O. Nave, General Chairman, was assisted by Mrs. Mary Gautreaux.Miss Janice Hill. 1970 Homecoming Queen, smiled radiantly during the half-time of'the Thanksgiving Day football game"Expectin’ A Victor)-." by the Key Club. The Junior Class borrowed an idea from a nationally-known soft drink company for their prize-winning float. IITHE F.C.H.S MARCHING BAND On the field or in concert, they are superior BAND MAJORETTES. Center: L. Raubach. Left to Rit ht D Covilli. D Mills. M B.irr. J. Brown. L. Gray, and N. Speers. 12nAt the podium Bruce Stewart, Student Body President of F.C.H.S. F.C.H.S. is represented by the best leaders Pictured is basketball team captain Tim Ricci with the trophy presented to him as "most valuable player" in the Pyramid Tournament. Admiring the trophy is his father, Mr. Elmo Ricci, drafting teacher at F.C.H.S. 13VARSITY CHEERLEADERS. Row I: Vicki Tadlock, Cindy Morris. Row 2: Marilou Griffin. Linda Raubach. Nancy Salis. Our FCHS cheerleaders spread enthusiasm JUNIOR VARSITY CHEERLEADERS. Row 1: Nancy Speers, Debbie Covrlli. GeorgianneGriffin, Jane Hood. Row2: Becky Campbell. Joy McGinty, Donna Book, Glenda Scarlett. 14These men strive for better schools an Mr. Warren G. Jennings Superintendent of Schools District 168 BOARD OF EDUCATION Row I: Mr. J O. Hudgens. Mr. Bob Croslin. Mr. Bill Simmons Row 2: Dr Don Griffin. Mr. Reginald Karroll. Dr. Don Webb, Mr. Jack Wall. 16nproved community in which to live Mr. Lowell McDonald High School Principal Mr. Carl S. McClerren Assistant Superintendent Mr. Ron Smith Assistant High School PrincipalSecretaries willingly give services to F.C.H.S. 18AllflDVdstudents, but the MRS WILMA ANDERSON Latin, English Latin Club Sponsor MRS GENELLE BEDOKIS English Assistant Cheerleader Sponsor, Assistant Red Pepper Sponsor Examinations are difficult for MRS INZA BONER Librarian Library Club Sponsor MR MARCUS BOOTH History Hi-Y Sponsor MR S. D. CHILDERS Reading, History, English, Independent Study Concessions MR GEORGE CLARK Guidance Assistant Freshman Class Sponsor, Student EmployerMR ALAN CRAWFORD Instrumental Music-Band Director MR FRANK DOHANICH Industrial Education Athletic Business Manager task of grading them is even more difficult MRS MARY ELLEN DORRIS Business Sub-Deb Sponsor. Assistant Junior Class Sponsor MR GENE ERNEST Boys Physical Education Basketball and Track Coach 21MRS GLORIA FOX English. Dramatics, Thespians Sponsor, Play Director MRS MARY GAUTREAUX Special Education Junior Class Assistant Sponsor. Homecoming Assistant Sponsor MR PAUL GRAMMER History Sophomore Football Coach Freshman Basketball Coach MR LOWELL S. GRISSOM Social Studies RBN Sponsor. Sophomore Class Sponsor The most exclusive and significant sign of MISS DELORES GROSCO Business Student Secretaries MR GEORGE GROSCO Algebra. Chemistry Student Patrol MR JAMES HASTIE English Honor Society Sponsor Assistant Senior Class Sponsor MR WILLIAM HEDGES Government. Pre-Algebra. Algebra Senior Class Sponsor 22MRS JANE HEDLEY Home Economics F H A. Sponsor MR HAROLD HOOD History Cross Country Coach, Junior Varsity Basketball Coach MR GEORGE KAROSKI Driver Education Unit Athletic Director MISS MARY KOLESAR Junior Nursing Vocational Class School Nurse a thorough knowledge is the power of MRS JOYCE MILLER Biology Social Committee Chairman MR EUGENE MORTON Vocal Music Chordette Sponsor, Bowling Club Sponsor MISS VELMA O NAVE English Creative Writers’ Club Sponsor Homecoming Activities Chairman MR ELVIS NOLEN Social Studies Homecoming Dance Sponsor teachingMR RAYMOND OWENS Algebra MISS JANE PERR French, English French Club Sponsor, Red Pepper Sponsor. Cheerleader Sponsor MRS. SUE PH I LI PAK Art Art Club Sponsor MISS GLADYS PYATT Mathematics Dean of Girls Student Council Sponsor MR HARRY RAY Auto Mechanics F B I. Sponsor MR ELMO RICCI Mechanical, Architectural Drawing Assistant Sophomore Sponsor School Posters MRS MARYANN RIVA Girls' Physical Education MISS ELIZABETH RUDASILL Speech Correctionist 24MR CHARLES V. SMITH Guidance Counselor Assistant Freshman Class Sponsor MR RON SMITH Agriculture Occupations Dean of Boys Assistant Principal MR FRANK STEH, JR Industrial Arts Vocational Building Trades Assistant Junior Class Sponsor MR. RICHARD STRITZEL Geometry Freshman Football Coach MRS. JANET USHER Speech Interpreters’ Theatre Sponsor MRS HELLEN MARY WALKER English Redbird Annual MR H. C. WALSTON Physics, Algebra, Photography Redbird Annual Photographer MR. TERRY WARREN English Junior Sponsor 25MR ERNEST YUHAS Business Key Club Sponsor Assistant Football and Track Coach Preparing for the 1969 ’70 school year, the teachers held a meeting in the library during August. 26SENIORSSenior class officers were: Tim Adkins, pres.; Laura Crawford, treas.; Brenda Coleman, sec.; and Jim Walton, vice-pres. The class of ’70 boasted of the Turkey Game TIM ADKINS JIM ANDERSON MARY JO BARR PAT BELBASThis year's seniors saw the beginning of a new decade, flights to the moon, a war in Vietnam, and graduation from( high school. No one knows what lies ahead for him. but many seniors have tried to prepare for their future by planning to go to college, business school, vocational school, or by looking for jobs. Janice Hill was chosen Homecoming Queen of 1969; Darlene Lavish, Maid of Honor; and Marilou Griffin. Lady in Waiting. Senior class officers chosen for the year 1969-1970 were: Tim Adkins, president; Jim Walton, vice-president; Brenda Coleman, treasurer; and Laura Crawford, secretary. Mr. Hedges was the class sponsor. Key Club initiate proposes to senior cheerleader. as they ''perked their way to victory” Lana Blackburn Don Bolin 29 Jerry Bonacorsi Rebecca BowersSeniors opened a new decade as graduates MARILYN BROTHERTON ANDY BROWN JUDY BROWNING KIM BURKE LARRY BURNS TERRI BUTTA CANDY CARLSON EUGENE CASTLEMAN 30We traveled a hard road, but the road win dm DAVID DOSSETT MIKE DUNN RICKY DECKER MARCIA DIAL JIM DONAHUE DONALD DON IN I JANIE DYCUS MARK ETTERS 32 vthrough the future will be much rougher 33The war in Vietnam and manned flights to the MARILOU GRIFFIN CHARLES HAYSE JANICE HOGG BRENDA HOPPERS JIM HERRELL JANICE HILL CHERYL IRVIN SHARON JACKANICZ 34noon caused us to think about our futures MIKE JAMES PHILLIP JENNINGS TIM JONES KAREN JOPLIN TOM JORDAN MARLA JULIAN 35Seniors accepted responsibilities as leaders TERESA JULIAN CRISSY KARROLL TOM KENNEDY CATHY KERRONE ALAN KERN TIM KUCA DONNIE LAM BECKY LAMBERTCHARLES LAMONT VICKI LANCE DARLENE LAVISH DAVID LAWRENCE DENNIS LEMMON GAILA LEVANTITime passes and with it our joys and our JEANNE LOVAN ALLEN LUKENS DWIGHT McCORD Walter McFarland NANCY McGHEE JUNE McKEMIE 38sorrows; our gay moments, and our solemn ones ALBERT MARGELLI RUSTY McLAIN MICHAEL MARTIN SARAH MARTIN MARK MILLS MELODY MITCHELL TAMMY MITCHELL THERESA MITCHELL 39Sophisticated seniors enjoyed prominent roles GAIL MOSCHINO MARILYN MURPHY DAVID NANGLE RALPH NANNI TOM NOLEN DANNY NORMANin the school social and academic lives GEORGE NOROVICH BECKY PARKS STEVE PARSONS BOB PITTMAN PATTY PRICE DEBBIE PAYNE ROY PEEBELS TERRY PIGG 41These future leaders study and plan their BRENDA PRITCHARD LINDA RAUBACH THELMA RAY GREG REED JIM RENIK JIM RENNIE VICKIE RIDDLE PAULA ROBERTS 42careers for the competitive world of tomorrow GAYLA ROGERS SHIELA ROGERS JANET ROSE MARIAN ROTRAMEL NANCY SALIS PAULETTE SCHLOSS DAVID SCHULTZ LEE SCOTT 43WANDA SHORT C HUCK SLOAN BEVERLY SMOTHERS NORMA SPARKS DEBBIE STALORITF.S NAOMI STANLEY KAY STEPHAN BRUCE STEWART 44GLEN STIPES PAT STONE Mini-skirts characterized our senior girls STEVE SWOFFORD ZACHARY TANNER JANE TAPLEY JANET TAYLORESTHER TERRY ERNEST TODD PEGGY TODD PAT TRINI BRENDA VAUGHN JOE VAUGHN 46JOHN VENE DAVID WALKER EARLINE WALL STEPHANIE WALL JIM WALTON CLARENCE WHITE DEBBIE WILBURN DIANE WILLIAMS 47JANICE WILSON LISA WOOD DANNY WYANT CAROLYN YOUNG NANCY ZAVICH Not Pictured: BILL CLARK TOM DAILEY LONNIE MELVIN GARY MITCHELL RICK RAHMOELLER GENE RUMSEY WAYNE SEAGLE GARY SMINCHAK BRENT WILKERSON RICHARD WINNING 48Senior Activities Tint Adkins - Football 1,2. 3.4; Class Pres. 4; Track 1, 2, 3: Hi-Y 1, 2; French 3; Chorus 1. 2. 3.4; Band 3; Bowling 1. 2; Basketball 1. 2. Jim Anderson - Latin 1. 2, 3; Football 2. Mary Jo Barr - FHA 1. 2. 3. 4; Band 1. 2, 3. 4. Majorette 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. 3. 4; Red Peppers 1,2. 3, 4; Sub Debs 3. 4; French 2, 3; FT A 1. 2, 3. 4; Honor Society 3. 4. Pat Belbas - Marshall to Class of 69; FTA 1,2. 3,4; French 2. 3, 4; Band 1. 2. 3. 4; Latin 1.2. 3; Honor Society 3,4; Red Peppers 1. 2. 3, 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2, 3. 4. Lana Blackburn - FTA 3. 4; CWC 3, 4; Art 2, 3, 4. Don Bolin - Football 1. 2. 3.4; Basketball 1. 2.4; Track 1.2; Golf 3, 4; Key Club 2. 3, 4; Latin 1. 2. 3, 4; Marshall to Class of 69; Honor Society 3. 4; Bowling 1, 2; Chorus 1. 2. 4. Jerry Bonacorsi - Key Club 2, 3. 4; Basketball 1. 2. 3, 4; Cross Country 1, 2. 3. 4; Track 2. 3; Class Sec. 3: Honor Society 3. 4; French 2; Marshall to Class of 69. Becky Bowers - FHA 1; Chorus 2. 3. 4. Debra Branch - Chorus 1. 2. 3, 4. Marilyn Brotberton - Tri-Hi-Y I. 2. 3; Thespians 1. 2. 3. 4; Spanish 2; Red Peppers 1; Art 3, 4; Chorus 3. Andy Broun - Key Club 2. 3. 4. Lt. Gov. 3. Dist. Treas. 4; Class Pres. 2; Football 1. 2. 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3. 4; Track 1. 2. 3. 4; Band 1, 2, 3. 4; Honor Society 3. 4; Cross Country 4. Judy Broun mg - FHA 1, 2. 3; Tri-Hi-Y 4. Kim Burke - Football 1. 2. 3. 4; Captain 4; Track 1, 2. 3. 4; Basketball 1. 2, 3; Marshall to Class of 69; Key Club 2. 3. 4; Student Council 1. 2, 3, 4; Class Officer 1, 2, 3; Honor Society 3. 4; Latin 1, 2, 3. 4. Terri Butt a - Art 1. 2, 3. 4. Eugene CastUman - Football 1. Hi-Y 2. Art 1, 2; Annual 3, 4. Bill Clark - Chorus 1. 2, 3, 4; Track 1.2. 3,4; Crosscountry 1. 2, 3. Brenda Coleman - Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. 3. 4; Spanish 2. 3; Class Officer 1,4; Student Council 1, 2; Honor Society 3. 4. Marty Conaughty - Cross Country 3. 4; Key Club 4; Track 3. 4; Basketball 4; Lit in 1, 2; Football 1. Dennis Connor - Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4. Litura Crawford - Sub Debs 2. 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1.2. 3.4; Spanish 2. 3. 4; Honor Society 3, 4; Class Officer 2, 4; Band 1. 2. 3. 4. Lynn Crespi — FTA 2. 3. 4; Thespians 2, 3, 4; Band 1. 2. 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2; Red Peppers 1. Gary Culpepper - Football 1. 2. 3. 4; Track 1; Student Patrol 3. Marcia Dial - Honor Society 3. 4; Red Peppers 1,2; Spanish 2. 3: Thespians 1. 2; Chorus I. 2. Jim Donahue - Basketball Manager 1, 2, 3,4; Football 1.2; Track Manager 1, 2; Hi-Y 1, 2, 3. 4; Spanish 2. 3. Donald Donim - Art 1, 2. 3, 4; Key Club 4; Hi-Y 2, 3. 4; French 3. 4; CWC 3, 4; Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4. David Dossett - Litin 1.2; Cross Country 2. 3; Hi-Y 1. 2; F Club 2, 3. Michael Dunn - Cafeteria 1. 2, 3, 4. Mark Etters - Key Club 3, 4; Student Council 2; Spanish 2, 3. 4; Annual 3. 4; Litin 1, 2. Penny Finn - FTA 1, 2, 3.4; Thespians 1. 2. 3.4; Honor Society 3. V; Spanish 2, 3. 4; Art 1. 2. 3. 4. Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. Dennis Follouell - Litin 1. 2; Art 1. 2; Hi-Y 1. 2; RBN 4. Karen Bulks - Honor Society 3. 4; RBN 3. 4, Co-Editor 4; FHA 1. 2. 3. 4; Chordettes 2. 3. 4; Girl Scouts 2, 4. Sharon Gordon — FTA 4; Chorus 1. 2; Cafeteria 4. Mike Gosnell - Football 1. 2. 3. 4; Key Club 4 ; Golf 3.4 ; Track 1. 2; Hi-Y 1; Spanish 3. 4. Joanna Gra) - Honor Society 3. 4. Band 2. 3. 4; RBN 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Office Worker 2. 3. 4; Art 2. 3. 4; Litin 1. 2. Marilou Griffin - Cheerleader 2. 4; Homecoming Court 1. 4. Maid-of-Honor 4; Red Peppers 1.2. 3. 4; Sub Debs 2. 3. 4; FHA 1.2. 3.4; Student Council; Tri-Hi-Y 1.2; Art 2. 3. 4; Honor Society 3. 4. Cbarlts Hayse - Cafeteria 1. 2. 3. 4; Football Manager 3. Jim Herrell - Football 1. 2, 3. 4. Janice Will - Class Officer 3; Sub Debs 2. 3. 4; FHA 1. 2, 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2; Art 1. 2. 3. French 3; Homecoming Queen 4. Cheryl Irvin - Sub Debs 2. 3.4; Litin 1,2; CWC 3; Office Worker 4; Tri-Hi-Y I, 2; Student Patrol 3. SharonJackanicz - Band 1. 2, 3.4; French 2. 3.4; Cafeteria 1. 2. 3. Phillip Jennings - Honor Society 3. 4; Annual 3. 4, Editor 4; Key Club 2. 3. 4; Litin 1. 2. 3. 4; Student Patrol 3: Bowling 1. 2. Terry Joiner - FFA 1. 2. 3. 4; Art 2. Connie Jones - Tri-Hi-Y 2. 3. 4; Chordettes 3. 4; Chorus 3, 4; Art 2. 3. 4; Red Peppers 1, 2. Tim Jones - Football 1. 2. 3. 4; Track 1.2. 3; Basketball 1.2; Band 1. 2. 3, 4. Karen Joplin - Chorus 2. 3. 4; Cafeteria 2. Tom Jordan - Basketball 2. 4; Track 2; Cross Country 4; F Club 2; FBI 2. Marla Julian - Art 1. 2, 3. 4; Cafeteria 1. Teresa Julian - Tri-H.-Y 1.2. 3.4; CWC 3.4; Honor Society 3. 4; Office Worker 3. 4; Litin 1. 2, 3; Interpreters’ Theatre 4. Crissy Karroll - French 2; Student Patrol 2; Chorus 2. Tom Kennedy - Cafeteria 1. 2. 3, 4. Alan Kern - Football 1. 2; FFA I. 2. 3. Cathy Kerrone — French 3. 4; Art 1, 2. 3. 4. Tim Kma — Football 1. 2. 3. 4; Track 1.2; Golf 3. 4; Explorers 1. 2. 3. 4; FCA 4. Don Lam - Cross Country 2. 3; Track 2. 3. 4; Litin 1. Becky Lambert - Honor Society 3, 4; FHA 1. 2, 3, 4; Chorus 2; Office Worker 3. 4. Charles Letmont - Football 1. 2, 3. 4; Track 2; FCA 4. Vicki Lance - Tri-Hi-Y 2, 3. 4; Chordettes 3. 4; French 3. 4. Darlene Lettish — Honor Society 3. 4; Sub Debs 2. 3. 4; FHA 1. 2. 3; Spanish 2. 3. 4; CWC 3. 4; Art 1. 2. 3. 4; Lidy-in-Waiting 4. Dennis Lemmon - FFA 1, 2, 3, 4. Gaila Levanti - Student Council 1. 2. 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2. 3. 4; Honor Society 3. 4; Thespians 1. 2. 3. 4; Chordettes 2. 3. 4; Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4; CWC 3; Litin 1. 2. Jeanne Lovan - Honor Society 3. 4; Annual 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. 3. 4; Spanish 2. 3. 4; Office Worker 4; Art 1.2; Litin 1.2; CWC 3. Allen Lukens - Football I. 2. 3. 4; Key Club 2. 3. 4; Track I. 2. 3. 4; Spanish 2, 3; FCA 4. Band 1. 2. 3. 4; Student Council 1. 2. Walter McFarland - Thespians 2. 3. 4; Student Council 2. 3: Spanish 2. 3; Honor Society 3, 4.Saucy McGhee — FHA I. 2. 3. 1. Art 2. 3. 4: Red Peppers 1.2: Office Worker 3. I: Latin 1; Tri-Hi-Y 3 June MiKemie - Tri-Hi-Y 1. Art 1. 2. 3: Chorus 1. 2. 3. Rusty AhUun - Key Club 4: Latin 1.2; Hi Y 1. 2; Student Council 3. 4; Football 1. Michael Martin - Football 1: Latin 1. FBI 2. Surah Martin - Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2; Red Peppers 2: Chorus 2. 3. 4; Interpreters Theatre 4. Murk Mills - Football 1; Hi-Y 1 Melody Miu hll - Spanish 2. 3. 4; Thespians 1. 2. 3. 4; Red Peppers 1. 2; Art 2. 3: Student Patrol 4. Tamm) Mitchell - Honor Society 3. 4; Sub Debs 2. 3. 4: Spanish 2. 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 2. 3. 4; Red Peppers 1; FHA 2. 1 Theresa Mitchell — FTA 3. 4; Sub Debs 4; Stuelent Patrol 3. Freneh 2. 3. 4. Red Peppers 2, 3: Honor Society 3. 4. Cut11 Moschino Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. 3. 4. Reel Peppers 1. 2. 3. 4; Sub Debs 1; Spanish 2. 3 Marilyn Murphy - Cafeteria 1. 2. 3. 4; Interpreters Theatre 4 Dainl Sangle - Spanish 2. 3. » Steic Parsons - Hi-Y 2. 3. Dehhie Payne - Art 1. 2. 3. 4. Dunnj Somtan - Class Prev 2; Student Council 1.2. Football 1. Basketball 1; Cross Country 1; Spanish 2. Latin 1. Hi-Y 1. 2 Tern Pigg - Tri-Hi-Y: Stuelent Patrol; FHA: Red Peppers Boh Pittman - Football 1. 2. Patty Price - FHA 1. 2. 3. 4; Girl Scouts 2. Premia Pritchard - FHA 1: Art 1. 2. 3; Honor Society 3. 4. Rick Rahmoe ler - Chorus 1. 2, 5. 4. lamia Rauhach — Bane! 1. 2. 3. 4. Heael Majorette 3. 4; Honor Society 3. 4; Cheerleader 2, 4: Homecoming Court 2. Student Council 2. 3. 4; Red Peppers 1. 2. 3. 4: French 2. 3. Latin 1. Tn H.-Y 1. 2; CWC 3. Thelma Ray - Honor Society 3. 4; Interpreters' Theatre 3. 4; Spanish 2. 3. 4; FHA 1. 3. 4; Office Worker 4; CWC 3, 4; Girl Scouts 3: Red Peppers 1. Greg Reed - Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4: FFA 1. 2: Hi-Y 1 Jim Reink - Key Club 2. 3.4; Honor Society 3, 4. Hi-Y 1: Basketball 1. 2: Cross Country 1, 2. 3. 4; Stuelent Council 1. Jim Rennie - Spanish 2. 3. Vickie R ddle - Thespians 3. 4; French 3. 4; Red Peppers 2: Chorus 2. Paula Roberts - Honor Society 3.4; Sub IXbs 2. 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2, 3. 1; CWC 3. 4; Red Peppers 1. 2. 3. 4; Spanish 2. 3. 4: Chor-dettes 2. 3. 4: Thespians I. 2. 3. 4: Office Worker 3. 4; FTA 4: Lit in 1. 2. Ci ay I a Rogers - Band 1. 2. 3. 4. Majorette 1. 2. Feature Twirler 2: Sub Debs 2. 3. 4: Tri-Hi-Y 1.2. 3. 4: Red Peppers 1.2. 3.4; Spanish 2; Office Worker 3. Janet Rose - Stuelent Couneil 2. 3.4; Tri-Hi-Y 1.2. 3. 4; Red Peppers I. 2. 3. 4; Sub Debs 4; Office Worker 4. Marian Roframel - Chorelertes 1. 2. 3. 4; Chorus 1, 2. 3. 4; FHA 2. 3; Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. 3: FTA 3. Mam) Set is - Cheerleader 1. 2. 4; Homecoming Court 1. 2. 3: Bane! 1.2. 3. 4 ; Sub Debs 2. 3, 4 ; French 2. 3; Honor Society 3. 4; Reel Pepper’s 1. 2. 3. 4; Thespians 1. 2. 3. 4; Stuelent Couneil 2: Tri-Hi-Y 1. Class See. 1. 2. David Schultz - Cafeteria 1, 2. 3. 4. Paulette Schloss - Chorus 2. 3, 4: FHA 1. U anda Short - Chorus 1. 2, 3. 4: Chordettes 3. Art 2. 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. Red Peppers 1. CJjuck Sloan - Key Club 4; Annual 3, 4; Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4. Beverly Smothers - Art 1. 2. 4: French 3: Tri-Hi-Y 1: Thespians 1. 2; Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4; Red Peppers 1 Sorma Sparks — Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4. Dehhie Stalorites - Honor Society 3. 4. Annual 2. 3; CWC 3. 4; Art 1.2. 3.4; Spanish 2. 3, 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1.2. 3.4; Office Worker 3, 4: Sub Debs 3. 4. Suomi Stanley - Chorus 1. Glen Stipes - FFA 1. 2. 3. 4 Pat Stone - Chorus 1. 2; Cafeteria 1. 2. 3. Stele Suofford - Football 1. 2. Annual 3: Hi-Y 1. 2; Latin 1. 2, 3, 4. Basketball 2; Chorus 1; Track 2; Honor Society 3. 4. Zachitry Tanner - Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4. Jam Iapley - Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. 3. Reel Peppers 1: Spanish 2, 3; Thespians 1. 2 RBN 4. Art 1. Janet I ay lor - Chorus 1. 2, 3; Cheerleader 1.2: Red Peppers 1.2; Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. Esther Terry - FTA 1. 2. 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2; Red Peppers 1. 2; French 2. 3: CWC 3: Band I. 2. 3. 4. limes I odd - FFA 1. 2. 3, 4; Band 1. 2, 3. 4, Captain 4. Peggy I odd - Chorus 3. 4; Chordettes 3, 4. Pat Trini - Red Peppers 1.2. 3.4; FHA 2. 3.4; Art 1,2. 3.4; Sub Debs 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. 3. 4; French 3. 4. Brenda Vaughn - FHA 1. 2. 3. 4. FTA 2, 3. 4; Tri-Hi-Y 1.2. 3. 4. Latin 2. 3. 4: Chordettes 1. 2, 3. 4; Honor Society 3, 4; Office Worker 4; Red Peppers 1.2; Marshall to Class of 69. Joe Vaughn - FFA 1, 2, 3. 4. John Vene — Band 1. Hi-Y 1; Thespians 1. 2. David Walker - Hi-Y 1. 2; CrossCountry 1. Art 1, 2; Explorers 1. 2. Earline Wall - Chorus 2, 3. Stephanie Wall - Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2. 3. 4; Red Peppers 1. 2. 3. 4; Sub Debs 3, 4; Freneh 2; Chordettes 2, 3, 4; Chorus 2, 3, 4. Jim Walton - Spanish 2. 3: Hi-Y 1, 2. 3.4; Cross Country 2. 3. 4; Football 1: Basketball 1. 2; Student Council 2. 3. 4; Chorus 4. CJarence White - Football 3; Hi-Y 1. 2. 3, 4; Chorus 2. 3. 4; Student Patrol 4. Dehhie Wilhurn — Honor Society 3. 4; Annual 2. 3. 4; FHA 3, 4; CWC 3. 4. Brent Wilkerson - Football 2; FFA 1. 2; Band 1 Diana Williams — RBN 1. 2. 3. 4. Co-Editor 4; Art 1; French 2, 3. Ctar) Williams - Football 1; Chorus 1. 2. 3. 4; Student Patrol 4; FFA 1. Bowling 2. Karen Williams - Freneh 2. 3. I My ton Willmore - CrossCountry 1. 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1. 2, 3. 4; Spanish 3. 4. Janice Wilson - Tri-Hi-Y 1. 2; FHA 1, 2; Office Worker 2, 4. Carolyn Young - Band 1.2. 3. 4; Thespians 1,2, 3, 4; Interpreters’ I heat re 3. 4; 1 ri-Hi-Y 1. 2, 3, 4; Spanish 2. 3. Red Peppers 1,2. 3, 4. Nancy Zurich - Spanish 2, 3. 4; Art 1. 2; Tri-Hi-Y 2; Office Worker 4.JUNIORSJUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS: T. Ricci, pres.; R. Orlowski, vice-pres.; L. Lamont, secretary; C. Coffey, treasurer. Mar)' Beth Arview Lou Ellen Aver)' Eileen Baker Byford Barnard Cindy Barra Bobby Beavers Dianna Absher Janice Alverson 52As the junior class began its third of four years here at F.C.H.S., time seemed to pass more quickly than in previous years. Many new and important responsibilities were suddenly placed upon their shoulders. As upperclassmen they were looked upon to set the examples of leadership, scholarship, and dependability. As juniors they were concerned about the many new aspects of their future lives. It was required of all juniors to take college preparatory tests to be used for future reference. They suddenly became more aware of the importance of grades and their curriculum choices. Junior activities for this year were many worthwhile community projects that benefited both the public and the educational unit of the town. Our class chose as attendants to the queen in the Homecoming Coronation two lovely and charming girls, Marie Doerr and Cindy Morris. The juniors also elected as class officers the following: president, Tim Ricci; vice-president, Rick Orlowski; secretary, Linda Lamont; and treasurer, Diana Absher. Mr. Warren was the class sponsor. Jim Beers Larry Bernadoni Barry Bonucchi Barbara Book Debbie Bowen John Bowman Bill Bowyer Larry Bozic Brad BrownJanellyn Brown Jo Lynn Brown Jarrett Broy Larry Carr David Chattin Debbie Chiaventonc Debbie Connell Charles Conner Diann Crawford 54Penny Croslin George Culley Jo Ellen Darnell Marie Doerr Jeff Dorris David Downard Damira Falletti Dennis Feeley Andrea Flynn 5557Cathy Mitchell Debbie Mitchell Nancy Monaghan Cindy Morris Tom Morris Susan Morvich Diane Murphy Linda Murphy 59Connie Myers Holly Nantz Sally Neville Alan Nolen John Odle Micky Oliver Mike Parkhill David Patton Brenda Pearson Claude Pickett Barbara Pike Charlie Pinkston 60Stan Pulliam Jenita Rahmoeller Dennis Ramsey Patti Razer Tim Ricci Lann Richmond Susan Robinson Jill Ross Janet Sailly Janet Samples Karen Samples Steve Sawalich 61Dale Shelton Steve Slimak Keldon Smelley Jeff Stanley Pam Stebbins Nan Story Joe Summers Terry Summers Cathy Swanson Brenda Swyear Steve Tabor Vicki Tadlock 62Lindell Toms Janet Travelstead Marsha Treece Lisa Vaughn Sharon Viernum Gail Walton Gary Warren Karen Watson Robert Watson Tommy Weller Martha Wheeler Jane White 63Steve Willis Rebecca Wilson Juniors enjoyed their first year as upper 64Rick Wilson Steve Wilson classmen and look forward to their senior year Not pictured: Patricia Dodd Mike Eldridgc Richard Eubanks Jim Gass Joe Gass Rickie Gunter Mike James Debbie Johns Harold McLaskv Larry Menees Susanne Morris Darlene Pollard Stanley Serati Dennis Serena Kenny Sloan Mike Sloan Juniors stand to join in singing of alma mater during a pep session. 65SOPHOMORESClass officers, from left to right, were: S. Cremer, M. Mitchell, T. Hayes, and B. Dorris. The class of 1972 proved to be a very successful class. Many sophomore boys participated in sports activities, and others showed school spirit by cheering their Redbird team to victory. The sophomores faithfully worked to sell "Tom Wat Kits” for their class treasury and to build a float for the Homecoming Parade. Ronnie Adams Dixie Allen Judy Allen Janet Anthony David Arnett Debra Bandera 68Sophomores watched man land on the moon Luana Barnes Darlene Bennett Wendell Bennett Larry Bertinetti Connie Blackburn Donada Blades Janice Boozer Vernon Bozarth Nancy Brashear Cindy Brown James Brown Brenda Bruce Ernie Calvert Gary Campbell Mark Carr Ralph Carr Paul Carter Charles Cawvey Judith Chase Anne ClaxtonSusie Colussi Patrick Conaughty Debbie Covilli Danny Crawford John Crawford Mark Crawford Sally Cremer Danny Davies Larry Davis Buddy Deason Donnie Denbow Debbie Dewar Bruce Dorris John Dotson Connie Dougherty 70Jim Eader Frank Edlcman Karen Eubanks Allen Evans Ruth Evans Carla Ezell Steve Florian Steve Forgatch Peter Fulop Vickilyn Galli Greg Garrett Eva Gass Kathryn Glass Cora Glenn Mike Golio 71Georgiannc Griffin Brenda Hall Donna Hall Jackie Hampton Julie Hancock Dick Harrell Carol Hayes Taylor Hays Susan Hemminghaus Martha Hermes Ricky Hill Jack Hogg Jayma Hogg Larry Holman Leonard Hopkins Karen Hudgens Darlene Issacs Joe Jackanicz Faye Jackson Dennis James David Johns Edna Johnson Wanda Jones Sammy Jordan 72Holly Karoski Lisa Killion Earl King George Kirk Sherry Lance Karen Lawrence Mark Lee Debra Lemmon Rick Lenzini Danny Loeh Larry Loftus Andrea Luther Outstanding sophomore basketball team under the tutelage ot Harold Hood wins second annual Sophomore Pyramid Tournament. 73Douglas McAfee Robert McCord Alberta McCormick Debbie McDaniel Sally McGhee Joy McGinty Brad McLain Rick McLain Joni McKee Ted Martin Kathy Melville Donnie Melvin Darlene Midkiff Jack Mills Greg Mitchell 74David Moon Mike Moore Marilyn Morgan Cindy Moschino John Mowrey Richard Mundy Debbie Murphy Don Murphy Mary Nanni Steve Newton Mary Nicklin Andrew Nicklaus Steve Odle Carol Orr Debra Ozment 75Sophomores struggled but survived geometry Stacy Qualls Donald Randal Bernell Reed Sue Ellen Reed Michael Rennie Mark Reynolds Richard Rice Gary Richason Steve Richerson Haskell Rightor Rhonda Roach Jeff Roberts John Roberts Keith Roberts Candy Robinson Mark Roe Jan Saulsbury Jane Saulsbury Linda Schloss Elizabeth Seagle 76Anita Shanks Gary Sloan Nora Sloan Lola Sminchak Gary Sneddon Dennis Spain Nancy Spears Roddie Spears Robert Spencer Janet Squario Marie Stanley Debbie Stewart Rick Stilley Kim Straka Wayne Studt Bruce Swinkunas James Tabor Barbara Tapley 77Ernie Taylor Lisa Taylor Debbie Throgmorton Theresa Todich Bill Trout Jo Linda Wagner Richard Wallace Donna Waller Laura Wasson Jamie White Paula Wilburn Debbie Williams Kenneth E. Williams Kenneth H. Williams Mary Ann Williams Tim Wilson Dean Winniger Vicki Woolsey Kathy Wright Loutricia Young Not Pictured: Becky Brashear Debra Lampley Roger Moore Richard Morthland Henry Vaughn Ricky WilliamsFRESHMENForlorn freshmen found themselves lost amidst Freshman class officers: Doug Dorris, pres.; Glenda Earleen Scarlett, sec.; Terry Green, treas.; and Ronnie Den-bow, vice-pres. In September, 1969, 214 freshmen entered F.C.H.S. After surviving initiation, they felt as if they were permanent members of the school. Freshmen participated in various clubs, athletics, and cheerleading. Selected as their Homecoming Court representatives were Donna Book and Glenda Earleen Scarlett. Karen Anthony Sandra Appleton Dewey Brian Baker Rae Lynn Baldi James Bandera George Barkley Donellen Beal John Bennett Steve Bennett Donna Book 80the swarming corridors of F.C.H.S. Kendra Bowycr Billye Joan Boyett Bruce Brown Linda Browning Davy Broy Becky Campbell Vicki Caraker Tina Cardin Donna Cawvey Larry Christy Gordon Clay Rebecca Clements Rick Cline Kevin Conaughty William Conners Kendra Cook Rhonda Cooper Brent Cox Zelta Craig Joe Culpepper Sandra Cunningham Vickie Deason Ronnie Denbow Marilyn Dewar Susan Dietderich Reetha Dodd Doug Dorris Teresa Dover Rachel Downard Jane Doxsie 81Donald Dziadus David Eaton James Edleman John Eisenbeis Gary Ellis Debbie Eskew Harold Eubanks Anthony Fillicehi Two freshman girls file through the door for assembly Located in the balcony, the freshman assembly seats provide a much better view for all. Wanda Finney Gary' Foli Jerry Gammon Roger Gant Brenda Gibbs Mike Giles Mark Gilula Mike GlennDavid Gosnell Lana Gray Gayla Green Terry Green Roger Griffith Kenneth Griggs Marijane Grissom Charles Gunter Donna Gunter Thomacine Haley Yvonne Hampton Gayla Harkins Nancy Harp Elizabeth Hayes Mark Henson Freshmen start new careers in F.C.H.S. Doug Herrell Ruth Higgerson Dick Hill Linda Holland Jane Hood Robin Hood Michael Hooker Cinda Howe Steve Hubbard Donna Huite Robin Huss Lewis Isaacs Janice Jackanicz June Jackanicz Janet Jarvis 83Beverly Jennings Fran Johnson Jennifer Jones Mike Jones David Kern James Kessel Ralph Ledbetter Cathy Lee Scott Levanti Cheri Ligon Steve Lindsey Kathy Lingle Lynn Link Sharon Loeh Corinne McCoy Leslie McDonald Christopher McGhee Pam McKemie Steve McKie Sandy Meadows Calvin Melvin Kim Melvin Catherine Merideth Cindy McQueen Ronnie Maddox David Maragni Marianne Martin Robert Martin 84Becky Ramsay Randy Raubach Dianne Razer Bill Reed Bennie Moon Greg Moore Lisa Morris Randy Morris Brenda Mosley James Mundy Janet Murphy Tim Murphy Cynthia Nausedas John Odle Mike Orr Deloris Otterson David Pasquino Mike Pappas Ralph Perry Debbie Pigg Charles Pittman Dennis Plasters Anita Poole Donald Prusaczyk 85Brenda Reed Everett Reed Joe Reynolds Kevin Richmond Kevin Roberts John Robinson Randall Robinson Kenneth Ross Jimmy Rotramel Leon Sailliez Gary Samples David Sanders Earleen Scarlett Jon Scott Vicki Seagel Charles Sharknas Beth Simmons Karen Simmons Cecil Sims David Smith Jacqueline Smith Robin Smothers Bill Spain Paula Stebbins Donna Stone 86George Straka Joyce Studt Terry Stuthers Marla Summers Danny Swafford David Talbott Janet Thomas John Thompson Steve Thornhill Stepanie Toth Pamela Throgmorton Mickey Turner Doris Vining Kim Wall John Waller Jack Warren Kathy Watson Jackie Weller Carolyn White Mary White Steve White David Wilburn Andrea Williams Carolyn Williams Dolly Williams 87Gene Williams Mike Williams Mike Williams Pamela Wilson Nancy Woolsev Deborah York Robert Young John Zortz So pictured: David Moon Jerry Odam Cecil Sims Marijane Grissom helps by serving .is student librarian. Four Freshmen demonstrate various wavs to diagram the eight parts ot speech. 88CLASSESAcademic classes train Auto mechanics students. Larry Burns and Don Murphy, look on as Instructor Harry Ray tests a car radio. Seventh hour biolog students. Marilou Gritfin. Cora Glenn, and Wavnc Dutton, record results ot experiments in their laboratory manuals.In study hall, students work diligently to prepare their daily assignments and study for class examinations. today’s students for tomorrow’s leaders Mr. Elvis Nolen, social studies instructor, discusses sociology problems with four of his seventh hour students.The Annual Staff worked painstakingly to make preparations for the publication of the 1970 RtJbirJ Annual. Students served F.C.H.S. with their best ability The Budding Trades classes worked many, long hours to complete their project house for the 1969-1970 school year. 92Dramatics students discuss Interpreter’s Theatre with advisor, Mrs. Usher. The 4th Hour Chorus Class, directed by Mr. Morton, practices a number which they presented at their Spring Concert 93Mr. Ricci's seventh hour drafting class learns by doing Bruce Stewart, Brenda Vaughn, and Marty Conaughty solve a Trigonometry problem. 94The fifth hour freshman English class prepares for three more years of English. Acquiring an education is a ceaseless task The seventh hour typing class practices its digital dexterity. 95LATIN CLUB Row I: K W?.tson,S. Howe, J. George, J. Eader, L. Killion.G. Kirk, D. Melvin. J. Bennett. Row 2: B. Seaglc. L. Etters. B Kern. F. Johnson, T Haley. D Chiaventonc, K. Lawrence. L. Wasson, Mrs. Anderson. Row v B. Taplev.J. Saulsbury, K Merideth.J Jones. B. Vaughn, J. Odle. S. Lindsey, M Gilula Row 4:J. Smith, K. Straka.J Waller, S. Grotti, L. Bernadoni.S. Odle. J. Dotson. S White First and second year Latin students comprise the Latin club. This year the club held their annual slave sale and Roman Banquet. Officers were: Don Melvin and George Kirk, consuls; Jim Eader, questor; Lisa Killion, scriba; and Jeanne George, censor. Mrs. Anderson is the sponsor. The National Honor Society, organized in 1927, is sponsored by Mr. Hastie. In April, a list of Juniors and Seniors with a B average or better is placed on the bulletin board. Students’ names are then sent to club sponsors and they are given points for participation. Finally all teachers vote on the students’ characters. HONOR SOCIETY. Row I: D Staloritcs, P. Roberts. D. Lavish. N. Salis, L. Raubach. T Mitchell. L. Crawford. G. Levanti. M. Barr. B. Vaughn. Row 2: P. Finn. T. Ray, K. Fulks.J. Lovan, D. Wilburn. B. Lambert, T. Julian, B. Coleman, C. Young, B. Pritchard, M. Griffin. Row 3: D Bolin. P. Jennings. J. Rcnik. B. Stewart, J. Bonacorsi, S. Swofford, A. Brown, K. Burke, W. McFarland, T. Mitchell, J. Gray. Mr. Hastie 98STUDENT PATROL. Row I: D. Murphy, C. Myers, C. Young. D Lavish. S Appleton. D. Stone. Row 2:) Vaughn. M. Gilula. A Margelli. G. Williams. H. Riddle. J. Broy. Row }: Mr. Grosco, C. White. C. Pickett. G. Mitchell. Student Patrol members serve F.C.H.S. during the school day by keeping the halls quiet and orderly. To be a member of the student patrol, a student must maintain a high average and have leadership qualities. This organization has no officers and is sponsored by Mr. George Grosco. Junior Nurses is an organization sponsored by Miss Mary Kolesar, R.N. Each morning. Miss Kolesar teaches the girls a class in first aid. After this class, there is a girl in the nurse’s room each hour of the day. These girls, who have given up an hour of their days to help others, provide a valuable service to F.C.H.S. JUNIOR NURSES Miss Kolesar. B Smothers, D Branch. C. Williams. W Finny, J. Jarvis. 99LIBRARY CLt B Rou !: D Chiavcntonc. S Howell. D Falletti. L Raubach. M Mitchell. A Luther. Row2: Mrs Boner. M Grissom. J Dorris. R Rice. B Deason Library Club consists of students who work in the library during school hours, helping to find materials for faculty and students. Mrs. Boner is the supervisor. Officers of the club were: president. Jeff Dorris: vice-president. Debbie Chi-aventone; and the social committee consisting of Linda Raubach and Sharon Howell. The bowling club offers membership to all students of F.C H S. This club is composed of six teams, three or four on each team. Members meet every Wednesday afternoon at the West Frankfort Bowl. This active club is sponsored by Mr. Morton. BOWLING CLUB Row . A Poole. J Hancock. K Martin. I. Morris. R Hood Row 2: D. Swafford. T Hcrrcll. M Moakc. I) James. C. Melvin. R Smothers. Row i: L. Bozic. T. Anderson. C. Haves. R Hill. G Moore. D. Baker, Mr Morton 100Stepping stones to tomorrow’s happy homes FHA Row I: B. Campbell. M Christian. D Crawford. D Williams. M Trcccc.J. White. M Barr. L Lamont. K Fulks.J. Hill Row2: S Cunningham. D. Mills. L. Gray. R White. L. Browning. D York. J Studt. L. Barnes. B. Lambert, V. Galli. D Covilli. D Wilburn Row L P Price. J Hood. B. Moon. E. Hayes. R Baldi. B. Boyett. P Trini. D. Book. B Vaughn. N. McGhee. T Ray. P Croslin. Mrs. Hedlev Row4: C White. M Summers. R Evans. J. McGintv. A McCormick. C. Livcsay.J Ross. I) Bennett. J Squario, M. Griffin.J. Gelso. Y. Thomas. C Howe Row V-| Brown. K Watson. S Kern. R Downard. K Krmpotu.h. K Hudgens. I) Bandera. S Robinson. M Wheeler. S McGhee, T Mitchell. M Mitchell. J. Hogg. Any girl who has had one semester of Home Economics may join FHA. This year members participated in such activities as the Halloween party, decoration of nursing homes at Christmas and a rally at Murphysboro at which Judi Ford, Miss America, was present. Officers for the year were: president, Mary Jo Barr; first vice-president,Janice Hill; second vice-president. Linda Lamont; secretary, Debbie Williams; treasurer. Jane White; vice-president of degrees; Marsha Treece; vice-president of recreation. Diann Crawford; vice-president of public relations, Karen Fulks; vice-president of projects, Mary Jo Christian. Mrs. Hedlev was the sponsor. Miss America. Judi Ford, was guest speaker at the annual tall rails held at Murphysboro. 101SUB DEB CLUB: Row I: T Wall. D. Lavish, M Griffin, L. Crawford, J Hill. L. Lamont.J. Rose, G. Rogers, D. Covilli, J. Anthony. Row 2: S. Mor-vich, V Galli. G. Moschino, D. Covilli. D. Chaventone, N. Soan, C. Irvin, G. Moschino, P. Trini. M. Burgeson. A. Luther, J. McKee, D. Crawford. Row 3: M. Mitchell, P Roberts. T Mitchell. D. Staloritcs. K Hudgens, J. Hogg, M. Barr, N. Story. H Karoski.T. Mitchell, P Razer.J. Brown, C. Cof-fey. P Croslin. N. Salis. Sub Debs strive to attain five stellar points The Sub Deb Club participated in numerous community-sponsored projects also various other activities that kept the club members busy. Throughout the year many activities were planned to give club members enjoyment. The Sub Deb members uphold five stellar points which are as follows: personality, poise, scholarship, leadership, and good grooming. The officers were: Pres. - Laura Crawford, V.-Pres. -Janice Hill, Sec. - Darlene Lavish, Treas. - Linda Lamont, Chaplain - Marilou Griffin. The sponsor was Mrs. Mary Ellen Dorris. 102Creative Writers developed literary talents CREATIVE WRITERS Row !: K Samples. L Blackburn.T Ray. T. Julian. P Roberts. D Wilburn. P Finn Rowl.C. Barra. D Lavish. D Connell. L. Murphv. I) Stalorites. M. Wheeler. B. Wilson. J. Gelso. I) Mitchell. Row I: Miss Nave. N. Monaghan. I) Absher. I. A very. S. Kern. M. Treece. C. Coffey. M. Dt err, S. Robinson. D. Crawford. Row 4: J. Weller. I). Donini. M. Moak. G McKee. J. Hogg. K Hodgson. I) Marks. V Tadlock. J Brown. P. Mcridcth. To stimulate interest in writing and to strive to represent individual ideas and observations are two of the main aims of the Creative Writers' Club. Each member individually worked hard to express his ideas and beliefs in his essays, poems, and themes. This hard work resulted in many members receiving awards in national contests and having their work published in anthologies of student writing. Officers this year were: president. Paula Roberts: vice-president. Penny Finn, secretary. Theresa Julian, treasurer. Thelma Ray; chaplain. Lina Blackburn: and publicity. Debbie Wilburn. Miss Nave is the sponsor. Creative Writers officers read essays on Americanism. 103International Thespians was organized because of the desire lor acting and the appreciation lor dramatics of some F.C.H.S. students. I bis vear the club was under the direction of Mrs. Gloria Fox. Throughout the year the club members participated in bake sales, skits, and attending performances produced bv other area schools. Officers were: pres.. Carolyn Young: vice-pres.. Gaila Lcvanti: sec.. Becky Wilson, and treas.. Lisa Killion. The tension and suspense are THESPIANS Koti I: M Miuhell. C Young. G Lcvanti. I. Killion. B Wilson. K Stephans. B Parky KW- A. Claxton. I. Crespi. P Finn. J Dvcus. t. Avery. S Morvich. B Kern, c Gilkm y. M Morpn Rtm L E Ga».J Hogg. B Smothers. D Isaacs. N Salis. D Fallctti. P Mcrkkth.G McKcc.J George. S Howell. Mrs Fox Rou -4. ] Hancock. G W.ilcon. W. McFarland. ( White. G. Garrett. B Hklrulge. S Whitt. D NKGIe.iren. G. Samples. M Moak. B. Barkley. Ci. C amplxll. 104tremendous before the curtain rises New Thespian members were formally initiated in the early part of January Thespians Ricky Hill. Dennis James. Eva Gass, and Darlene Isaacs discuss drama project.Key clubbers are dedicated to serving others KEY CLUB. Row 1: S. Shelby. J. Dorris, A Brown. J. Bonacorsi, K. Burke. J. Renik, M. Etters. Row 2: B. Bonucchi. M. Golio. S. Jordan. D. Bolin,J. Roberts, M. Gosncll, C. Sloan. Row3: Mr. Yuhas, D. Davies. L. Hopkins, T. Hays, A Lukens. D Donini, P. Jennings, T Ricci. Row 4: R McLain, B. Dorris, L. Bernadoni, S. Grotti, M. Conaughty, J Walton, J. Odlc. The main theme of this club is service, not only to the high school, but also to the community. The Key Club is open to all sophomore, junior, and senior boys who have proven themselves to be capable leaders and good students. Members participated in worthwhile projects such as the soap drive for the Dixon State Hospital and the collection for the Heart Fund. In the spring, the members presented their annual variety show. This year’s officers were: Jerry Bonacorsi, pres.; Kim Burke, vicc-pres; Jim Renik, sec.; and Mark Etters, treas. 106 Key Club chorus line forms co celebrate Initiation DayStudent Council developed original concepts STUDENT COUNCIL: Row I: G. McKee, B. Stewart. J. Walton, G. Lcvanti. K. Burke, J. Bennett, N. Sloan. A. Luther, J. Rose, T. Green. Row 2: B. Dorris, R. McLain. D Dorris. T Adkins, T. Hays.J Warren. R. Orlowski, L. Bernadoni.T. Ricci, M. Summers, M. Griffin, Miss Pvatt. Row3: L. Et-ters, M. Golio, L. Raubach, J Roberts, D. Crawford, V. Tad lock, C. Blackburn, J. Wagner. J. Thomas. Y. Hampton, S. Howell, C. Moschino. Student Council officers review club records with Miss Pyatt, sponsor. Striving for improvement of student participation in school activities, promoting new ideas, and encouraging student leadership are three main accomplishments of the Student Council. A new idea became a reality this year when the council presented to the student body an entirely new way to elect Student Council representatives. Officers this year were: president, Bruce Stewart; vice-president, Kim Burke; secretary, Gaila Lcvanti; and treasurer, Jim Walton. Miss Pyatt is the sponsor. ••»•»TRIH1-V: Row 1: L. Murpln . P Roberts. M. Barr. N. Monaghan. V. Lance. B. Coleman. G. Levanti. L. Crawford. S. Morvich. L. Lamonc. C. Carlson. C. Young, foie 2; M. Burgeson. T. Julian. B. McLain. G. Rogers. M Dial. 8. Vaughn. J. Rose, S. Howell. L. Avery. K Julian. B Kern. P Trim. Ci Moschino. Mrs. Fiori Row T I Darnell. K Jackson. I Browning. M. Christian. D. Mitchell. S. Kern. J George. M. Griffin. P Croslin. Ci McKee. J Lovan. C. Jones, J. Ross. C Livesay. K Krmpotich. C Coffey. Row 4: J Brown. D. Chiaventone. D Connell. M Arview.J Dveus. M Wheeler. B Wilson. T Jones. D Crawford. J White. D Stalorites. D. Filetti. J Gray. P Stebbins. J Alverson. M Doerr. K Stephan. M Trecce. Pure thoughts, pure words, The Tri-Hi-Y is an international girls' club whose membership is open to any girl of high school age. The club's many activities include Christmas parties, floats, and taking baskets to nursing homes. The club also participates in magazine sales and bake sales throughout the year. The club gives its support in many community-sponsored projects. Officers for the year were: Brenda Coleman, president; Gaila Levanti. vice-president; Laura Crawford, corresponding secretary; Vicki Lance, recording secretary; Susan Morvich. treasurer; Linda Lamont, chaplain; Nancy Monaghan. assistant chaplain. The club sponsor was Mrs. Fiori. 108TRI HI-Y: Row I: V Galli. F. Johnson. D Allen.C Moschino. N. Speers. D. Covilli. M Mitchell. J. MeGinty. N. Sloan. J Hogg. S. Colussi. Gn-fin. I) Bandera. Row 2: S. Cunningham. C. Lincoln. C. Howe. K Watson. D. Oteerson. K Melvin. P McKemie. B. Mosley. M Dewar. ru “ Luther. J Anthony. J. Squario.T. Todich. R. Evans. Row3: K. Glass. S. Lance. Y. Hampton. L. Barnes. K. Meredith. J. H xxl. D. McQueen. I). °r . E. Haves. L. Gray. L Holland. B. Campbell. D. Dewar. D Beal.J. Doxsie.J. Jones. Row4: L. Killion. E. Scarlett. R Higgerson, K. Linglc. M Grissom, D. McDaniel. D. Ozmont. J. McKee. B Boyett. K Hudgens. R Downard. M Williams. M. Summers. H. Karoski. C. Hayes, R. Baldi, B. Simmons. and pure action characterize Tri-Hi-Y These twelve girls were Tri-Hi-Y delegates to the Youth and Government meeting held in February and April in Springfield. 109INTERPRETER’S THEATRE: Row 1: S. McGhcc, L. Davis, D. Blades, T. Ray, L. Wasson, G. Garrett. A. Cline Row 2: S. Cremcr. K. Lawrence, M. Martin, D. Midkiff, P. Throgmorton, R Downard.J Anthony, R. Dodd, E. Gordon, M. Murphy. Row3. J. Weller, M. Moak, M. Young, K. Williams, J. Eader, R Morris. M. Williams, S. Martin The Interpreter’s Theatre was organized for the purpose of self-expression in interpretation and orator r. Sponsored by Mrs. Janet Usher, the club held a Communications Week and a summer program which raised money for playground equipment. Officers were: pres., Thelma Ray; vice-pres., Laura Wasson; sec., Donada Blades; treas., Larry Davis; reporter, Sally McGhcc. X W k n NOSpanish students explored a different world Btlow: A group of twelve junior and senior Spanish II and III students discuss a seventeen day summer tour of Mexico. SPANISH CLUB: Row 1: A. Luther. G. Griffin, S. Colussi, N. Sloan, S. Shelby, D. Lavish, L. Willmore, K Sloan. N. Speers, P Roberts, D. Covilli, V Galli.J Lovan Row 2: Mrs. Fiori, L. Etters. S Lance. M Griffin, B. Coleman, R Lee. B McLain. J. Squario. C. Moschino, R Evans, L. Murphy. N Monaghan. M Leeper, K. Glass, D Allen, C. Coffey. D. Dewar. Row3: D. McDaniels. B Wilson, C. Barra, E. Gordon. T Ray. M. Dial, M Wheeler, K Julian, L. Limoni, S. Morvich, D Mitchell. J McKee. D. Stalorites, M. Golio. T Harrell. M. Etters. D James. J Roberts. Row 4:) Jordan, J. Sailly, N. Zavich. G. Walton, L. Crawford. J Ross. P. Razer. C. Brown. B. Hall. C. Blackburn. D. Bandera. D. Williams. P. Finn, K. Eubanks. K. Williams. D. Nanglc. L Hopkins, P. Fulop. D. Melvin. Row V R. Adams, M. Rennie, D. Shelton. R Hill, M. Gosncll, C. Hayes, R. Orlowski, J. Odle. B. Dorris. C. Jackson, T. Hayes, K. Roberts. R McLain, M. Roe, W. McFarland, J. Rennie. IllRED BIRD NOTES. Row 1: K. Samples, K. Hulks, D Williams,J. Gray. D. Abshcr, H. Karoski. Row2:J. Bennett. K. Williams. D. Plasters, V. Deason.J. Anthony. D. O ment, A McCormick RowJ: Mr. Grissom. M. Golio, D. Followcll.J. Dycus.J. Boozer, J. Tapley, E. Gipson. Row 4: T. Hays, P. Stebbins, J. Alvcrson, R Hill, D James, M. Moak, J. Roberts. Redbird Notes staff worked diligently to 112RBN PAGE EDITORS: Stated: K Samples. Standing: D AKsher, J Gray. J Roberts. M. Golio. M Mitchell. Prepare, print, and circulate the school paper The Red Bird Notes staff was comprised of students from the freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior classes. These staff members aid in the publication of the RBN by-composing stories of F.C.H.S.’s activities, interviewing students, and in selling advertising. The RBN staff worked hard to present the school with the latest news and events and in bringing the school up-to-date on current issues. The Red Bird Notes staff is sponsored by Mr. Lowell Grissom. 113 Typist Jane Taplcy prepares copy lor deadline.The Art Club is an organization whose members include students enrolled in art class and those who have an appreciation of the various forms of art. This active club held numerous art showings and bake sales, which helped to sponsor their annual trip to St. Louis. Officers for the year were: Donald Donini, president; Jim Lamkin. vice-president; and Nan Story, secretary-treasurer. Mrs. Philipak is the sponsor. Members displaying artistic talent. AR rCLUB Row I; Mrs. Philipak, M Mitchell. N. Story. M Lee, I). Donini.J. Lamkin Row2: L. Lamont. L. Killion.S. Colussi, D. Hall.('.Julian, S. Mor-vich. M Arview. P I rini. Row 3:J. Gray. D. Payne. K Kerrone, M. Julian. L. Blackburn. P Finn. M Docrr, H Karoski.J Hogg. Row 4: M Moake. R Hill, J Rt berts, D James. t 114Office workers assist in keeping the attendance records up-to-date. The office workers are a group of girls who give an hour of their time each day to work in one of the school's three offices. Although these girls receive no grades for their work, they do receive valuable experience and training which aid them in future years. The main office is under the supervision of Mrs. Culbertson and Mrs. Medlin; the Guidance Department is under the direction of Mr. Ferkctich and Mr. Clark. The attendance office is under the guidance of Mr. Smith and Miss Pyatt. Office workers learned basics of business Pictured Below. Row 1:). Fries. B Coleman. J George, J. Rose. G Rogers. M. Rotramel. G. Griffin. S. Little Row 2: Mrs. Innis. J Darnell. L. Avcr . M. Leeper. C. Irvin. L. Wood. B. Wilson. N. Zavich. P Bclbas. T Ray. B. Lambert. N. McGhee. Row j: T. Julian. B Vaughn. K. Fulks.J. Wilson. M. Dial. P. Roberts, J. Grey.J Ross, P. Finn, Mrs. Medlin. Row 4: Mrs. Culbertson, S. Hemminghaus, M Hermes. S. Kern, J. Lovan. C. Young, G. Lev anti. J. Taplcy. T. Wall. L. Crespi. J. White. 115Pkturtd Aim . The chorus practices one of the numbers thev plan to present at choral concert Choral members provided entertainment for Below, Rou■ 1: G. Harkins. L. Browning. D. Murphy. D. Plasters, D. Connell, V. Lance, J. Samples. B. Mosley, P Stebbins. D Stewart, K Melvin, P. McKemic. Row2: R. Cooper. K Simmons. W Short. B. Smothers. J Travelstead, S. Loeh, K. Krmpotich, D. Dewar, B Pike. D. York.J. Chase. S. Martin, L. Vaughn, M. Dewar. Rowi: B. Hall, L. Bums. L. Schloss, N. Sparks. B. Clements, D. Branch, K. Samples. C. Livcsay, K. Wright, A. Flynn. P. Meredith, C. Robinson. Row4: M. Williams, G. Culpepper, D. Donini, D. Bolin, C. Slaon, L. Grimm, M. Eldridgc, G. Stipes, G Reed. R Plasters, S. Serati, C. White. B Brown, C. Connors. G. Sloan, S. Jordan, D. Connors. Mr. Morton. 116The chorus, under the direction of Mr. Morton, provided the students of F.C.H.S. with many enjoyable concerts this year. Although the members enjoy singing, it took many hours of practice and much hard work to be able to perform their numbers with perfection. This year there were two chorus classes; one second hour and one fourth hour. All of these students, who donate their own time, have helped our school gain the reputation of having one of the finest choruses in Southern Illinois. Students as they presented holiday concert Pictured Below. Row I: T Todich, K Anthony. R White. C. Glenn. N Brashear. A McMormick. S. Cunningham. C. McQueen. L. Holland. D Williams. S. Vicrnum. K. Hudgens. K Cook. Y. Hampton. Row2: L. Taylor. B Brashear. B Bruce. B Bowers. D Waller. G. McKee, J. Darnell. P Gordon. P Todd. K. Martin, J. Allen. N. Stanley. D. Hall. C. Barra. B. Parks. L Young, J. Doxsie. Row 3: Mr. Morton. W. Jones, M. Trcccc. D Murphy. C. Jones, C. Blackburn, S. Wall.J. Fries. S. Rogers, B Pearson. P. Stebbins. D. Schloss. K Fulks, G Lcvanti. B. Simmons. K. Joplin. Z. Craig. J. Brown. Row4: S. Lcvanti. D Randall, L. Toms, L. Dodd. H. Vaughn. B. Watson. M. Sban.J. Walton, R Wilson. Z. Tanner. T. Adkins, G. Warren, P Carter, G. Williams, R. Stanley. D. Chattin, L. Richmond. J Broy. G. Fravel. K Richmond. H Riddle. 117French Club undertook worthwhile activities FRENCH CLUB: Row I: Nl. Oliver. C. Livcsav. D. Donini.J. Gclso. K. Kcrrone. Row 2: Miss Pcrr. K. Krmpotich. P Trini. M. Williams. V. Lance. T. Mitchell. Ron j.- D. McCIcrrcn. B Giles. S Jackanicz. V Riddle. L. Gass. The French Club is composed of students who are learning the romance language, French. Throughout the year this club had bake sales, went Christmas caroling, and had their annual Mardi Gras. The sponsor of this club is Miss Jane Pcrr. The officers are: Pres. - Donald Donini. V.-Pres. - Kathy Kcrrone. Sec. - Jancllyn Gclso. and Treas. - Cindy Livesay. 118F.T.A. plans today for careers of tomorrow The aims of the F.T.A. are to inform the members about the teaching profession and various opportunities in the field of education. During the year, the members participated in activities that should help them in their careers. Officers of F.T.A. this year were: president, Penny Finn; vice-president, Mary Jo Barr: secretary. Gave McKee; treasurer, Pat Belbas, publicity, Marsha Treece. Mrs. Alton Wolfe is the adviser. Officers of F.T.A. discuss plans for money making project. FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA: Rou I: M. Barr. P Belbas. G McKee. M Treece. P Finn. L. Blackburn. P Roberts. Row 2: I. Eaters. L. Wasson. I. Killion. K. Martin. L. Crespi. D. Lavish. J. Wagner. K Lawrence. C Moschino. Row U Mrs. Wolfe. I Mitchell. B Vaughn. J. Smith. J. Hogg. M Williams. J Jordan. G Walton. K Williams. B McLain. 119FFA Row 1: D Kern. G. Ricchason, T Joiner. S Sawalich. E. Todd. A. Margelli, D. Lemmon, G. Stipes. C. Jackaniot. Row 2: B. Barkley. J. Owsley, D Hubbard. D Serena. M. Parkhill, G Downs. J. Gass. D Ixxrh. J. Gammon. A. Nolen, P Jackanicz. J. Jackanicz. Mr. Smith. Row3: W. Isaacs, L. Bozic. B Spain. T. Murphy. H Vaughn. J Vaughn. D. Downard. G. Rich. W. Dutton, M. Spencer, T. Jones. H Eubanks. M. Gregge, S. Hubbard. The FFA was one of the most active clubs at FCHS. By means of seminars held throughout the state, members received up-to-date education in the latest farming methods. In addition to the valuable training offered by the club, members were also active in several fund raising projects. This year the club chose Vickie Deason as the chapter sweetheart. Officers for this year were: president, Albert Mar gelli; vice-president, Ernest Todd; secretary, Dennis Lemmon; treasurer, Terry Joiner; reporter, Steve Sawalich; sentinel, Glen Stipes. Left: Star Farmer. Ernie Todd, feeding livestock. Below: FFA entry in Homecoming parade.The Red Pepper Club was formed ro support our athletic activities such as football and basketball. Throughout the year the club members worked at many projects. This year the club sold helium balloons at the Homecoming festivities. The officers are as follows: Pres. - Pat Trini, V.-Pres. - Linday Lamont, Sec. - Janet Rose, Treas. - Andrea Luther. The sponsors are Miss Jane Perr and Mrs. Genelle Bedokis. Red Peppers provide enthusiasm and spirit RED PEPPERS: Row 1: M. Griffin. V. Tadlock, L. Rauback, N. Salis, C. Morris, P. Trini. L. Lamont, J Rose, A Luther. Row 2: B. Coleman, G. Rogers, J. McGinty, G. Griffin, E. Scarlett, D. Covilli, J. Hood. N. Speers, B. Camphbcll, D. Book. N. Sloan, V. Galli. Row 3: Mrs. Bedokis, K. Glass, P Roberts, C. Howe, R. Baldi. K. Cook, J. S uario, J. Anthony, C. Moschino. L. Wasson. L. Killion, D. Williams. H Karoski, S. Mor-vich. Miss Perr. Row4: B. Boyett. E. Hayes, S. Colussi. G. Moschino, M. Barr.J. McKee, J. Hogg, P Stebbins.J. McF.lyca. B. Pearson, K Lingle, M. Grissom. R Higgcrson. 121Captain Ernie Todd and officers Linda Raubuch. Allen Lukens. and George Kirk serve as valuable aides. Band members make great contributions to Mr. Alan Crawford demonstrates his leadership of the outstanding F.C.H.S. band. Alto saxophone players J Taylor. S. Sawalich. and D Denbow add the "little extra” a selection needs 122The percussive "oom-pah-pah” reverberates throughout the band room. Even though the cornet section was taking a "breather,” they still followed the music by counting each measure. success of school’s athletic and social events 123 A cross-section view of the band shows the deep concentration ot the musicians.Hi-Y molds characters and ideals for young men HI-Y Row I: J. Hogg. D Donini.J. Walton. S. Finnan, J. Crawford. M. Moak. Row 2: L. Mitchell. J. Scott, J. Pctkas, B Rccd. D. James. Sponsor Mr. Pat Booth. The slogan of the Hi-Y is "Clean speech, sportsmanship, and scholarship.' The Hi-Y is a branch of the state Y.M.C.A. The many projects that the club undertook were worthwhile to our entire community. The members went from door to door to collect money for the Heart Fund. To raise money to put in their treasury, the members sold Christmas bows during the holidays. Officers of Hi-Y this year were: president, Don Donini; vice-president, John Crawford; secretary-treasurer, Dennis James. Hi-Y plans trip to Springfield.They learn the skills for a vocational future BUILDING TRADES. Row I: D. Davis, L. Melvin, R. Nanni. R Winning, Mr. Stch. Row 2: D Kash, R Eubanks, T. Nolen, G. Norovich, M. Mills. The Building Trades Class of F.C.H.S. began work on a new project this year. A project of this kind enables the boys to become skilled in the fields of electrical wiring, heating, and carpentry work. Skills learned by these boys prove invaluable in future occupations. These boys have worked hard in the past and are proud of their accomplishments. Boys erect a section of the wall of their new project. 125Pictured Above. Row 1. G. McKcc, M. Burgcson, S. Little, N. Monaghan, J. Lovan, D. Wilburn. L Killion. Row 2: M. Ettcrs, D. Davies. B. Giles. S. Swofford, E. Castleman. C. Sloan, P. Jennings, Mrs. Walker. The 1970 annual staff devoted many long Pictured Below. B. Giles and C. Sloan work on annual. This year’s annual staff, consisting of thirteen members, worked at a feverish pace to complete the 1970 Redbird Annual on time. The staff was under the guidance of Mrs. Walker, the sponsor. Members wrote copy, sold advertisements, worked on club layouts, and performed all of the other tasks that go into the making of a memorable yearbook. Editor-in-Chief for the year was Phil Jennings. 126Pictured Above. N. Monaghan. G. McKee. L. Killion, M. Burgcson, S. Little. D. Wilburn, J. Lovan. hours to the making of a memorable yearbook Pictured Below, C. Sloan. B. Giles. E. Castleman, D. Davies, M. Ettcrs. 127Row 1: C Lamont. K. Burke. T Adkins, T Kuca, L. Scott, J. Herrcll Row 2: Coach Winter, B, Bonucchi.J. Taylor. S. Grotti, T Ricci, J. Dorris. G Warren. L Bernadoni. Coach Yuhas. Row 3: T Jones. J. Odle, B Brown. C. Pinkston, G. Culpepper, A Lukcns, M. Gosncll, D Bolin. Redbird gridders finish with a 6-3-1 season 1969 FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD Won - 6 Lost - 3 Tied - 1 REDBIRDS OPPONENTS 0 Johnston City 6 20 Mt. Vernon 6 28 Marion 22 28 Eldorado 16 7 Carbondale 12 28 Herrin 8 14 Harrisburg 12 0 Centralia 34 20 Du Quoin 20 18 Benton 0 ♦ 130 denotes conference gamesWith the turnout of only twenty boys the Redbirds overcame the shortage of manpower to finish the season with a 6-3-1 record. The 1969 season was the best in several years. Coach Winter’s Redbirds were contenders for the South 7 crown. The Redbirds persistent and tenacious defense pulled through many victories. The experienced Redbirds showed the advantage of ball control offense. They shook the foundations of many opposing teams with the ball carrying abilities of quarterback Don Bolin and fullback Tim Ricci. Ricci was chosen as one of the most outstanding players in Southern Illinois. The season started with a cancelled Cairo game and a 6-0 loss to Johnston City and ended with victories over consistent conference contenders Mt. Vernon, Herrin, and Marion. Eleven senior Redbirds ended their high school careers on a high note with a memorable 18-0 victory over archrival Benton. Gary Culpepper, Senior halfback Tim Jones, Senior halfback Tim Kuca, Senior tackle 131Senior end. Lee Scott Senior end. Allen Lukens Senior center. Tim Adkins Senior quarterback. Don Bolin 133Junior guard. Charles Pinkston Junior end. Shane Grotti Junior end. Barn’ BonucchiSOPHOMORE TEAM. Row I: L Hopkins, J. Crawford, R Rice. M. Golio. J Hogg.J Roberts, B McLain. Row 2: G Mitchell. M Lee. B Swm-kunas, H. Rightor, M. Moore, S. Forgatch, J. Dotson, Coach Grammer. Row 3: R McLain. K. Roberts. M Roe, T. Hays, G. Kirk. W Studt. B Reed. Underclassmen Redbirds post winning season FRESHMAN TEAM Rou I: W. Issacs, B. Conners, K Roberts. J. Odlc, J Bennett. M Metheny. B Brown. D. Smith. D. Gosnell. D Hill Rou 2:) Zortz, D Maragni, G. Samples. D Baker. G Miner. D Herrell, D Sanders, R Huss, C. Gunter. G Williams. D Dziadus Row 3: Coach Rice, T Green, R Denbow, | Waller, K. Sims. K Griggs. R Robinson, S. Lindsey. S. Levanti. J Warren. D. Broy, Coach Stritzel. Row 4: S Bennett. R Griffith, G. Foley, M Pappas. J Culpepper. J. Scott. J Bandera. S. iMcKie. D. Dorris. C. McGee. M Henson 135SiMa :). Bonacorsi. R. Orlowski. A Brown. M Conaugluy.T. Adkins. L Willmore. D. Bolin. SfjH( wg: J. Condill. Coach Hood, Mgr.J. Donahue. L. Scott. T. Jordan. T Ricci. S Grotti. G. Warren. Mgr. D. Davies. Coach Ernest. Redbirds were aggressive, spirited, tough Junior Forward. Tim Ricci, team captain. 1969-1970 BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD REDBIRDS OPPONENTS 45 DuQuoin 57 62 Central i a 48 58 Harrisburg 70 62 Mt. Vernon 58 65 Johnston City 57 47 Herrin 45 58 Marion 60 55 Benton 50 70 Carbondale 53 57 Harrisburg 56 58 Benton 56 53 Mt. Vernon 56 57 Marion 70 55 Carbondale 60 55 Centralia 70 63 Johnston City Edwardsville Holiday Tournament 52 50 Triad 57 59 Springfield 49 71 Edwardsville 39 41 E. St. Louis West Frankfort Pyramid Tournament 49 68 Marion 56 61 Herrin 47 136Although few observers at the beginning of the season expected the Redbird cagers to be a winning team, the Redbirds proved all predictions wrong. They were true competitors all the way. With Tim Ricci and Tom Jordan leading re-bounders against taller foes, Redbirds showed that team work and the will to win can overcome all obstacles. The 1970 F.C.H.S. Redbirds were without a doubt one of the most interesting and exciting teams in recent Senior Guard. Layton Willmorc years. Senior Center. Tom JordanVarsity team admires 1970 Pyramid tropin Senior Guard. Jerry Bonacorsi Senior Forward. Tim Adkins Senior Forward. Marty Conau lm 138Junior Forward. Shane Grotti Junior Guard. Gary Warren Junior Forward. Rick OrlowskiKneeling: Coach Hood. Standing: J. Hogg, Mgr . J. Tabor. L. Hopkins. B. Swinkunas. M Rey nolds. G. Mitchell. M. Lee. K Roberts. T. Hays. M Moore. J. Warren. H Rightor. B. McLain. Underclassmen show determination and grit Stii eil: Mgrs M. Gilula. J Bennett. Kneeling: Coach Grammcr, B. Connors. S McKie. T. Green. R Denbow. G. Miner. M Henson. D. Hill. S. Lindsey. S ttneling: R Robinson. K Griggs. D. Broy, D. Sanders, G. Samples, D. Dorris. G. Foli. D. D aidus 140Row 1: Coach E. Yuhas, Managers J. Hogg. L. Davis, S. Jordan. D. Davies, Coach R Winter, Coach G Ernest. Row2: J. Eader, G. Kirk, H Rightor, L. Beavers, T. Jones. G. Campbell, A. Lukens, J. Hawkins. B Ice.J Roberts, L. Hopkins. B Dorris. Row): K. Griffin, R. Wilson, G. Sloan, B Swinkunas. R Orlowski, B Reed, B Clark,T. Adkins, G. Mitchell, B. Giles, R. Rice, M. Moore. Row4' K. Burke, E. Williams, M. Lee, K Roberts,T. Jordan. M. Conaughty. A Brown.T Ricci. S. Grot-ti, G. Mitchell, J. Bonacorsi, G. Warren, M. Sloan. Harriers made a bid for conference crown Outstanding performers were: Seated: Bill Clark, Kelly Hampton. Kneeling: Andy Brown, Tom Jordan. Standing: Bill lee. The F.C.H.S. 1969 track team had another successful year. The Redbirds finished third in the county meet at Christopher. With the appearance of thirteen freshmen, track hopes are brighter. The team had several outstanding individual performers including Bill Ice in the mile run, two mile run, and the mile relay; Kelly Hampton in the 440 and the mile relay; and Andy Brown in the mile run. Outstanding underclassmen were Gary Warren, Mike Sloan, Rick Wilson, Tim Ricci, and Brad Giles. UlBottom Row: B. Dorris, M Reynolds, J. Tabor, R Adams. S. Florian, J. Eadcr. Top Row: R. Peebles, R. Orlowski, M. Conaughty, J. Bonacorsi, L. Willmorc. T. Jordan, A. Brown, B. Clark. Cross Country team has successful season Under the tutelage of new head coach, Harold Hood, the 1969 Redbird Harriers completed their season with a total of five first and second place wins. Seniors Bill Clark, Andy Brown, Tom Jordan, and sophomore Jim Eader made impressive showings in all their appearances. CROSS COUNTRY SCOREBOARD W.F. vs. Carbondale W.F. vs. Herrin W.F. vs. Thompsonville and Benton W.F. vs. Carbondale and Benton District SOUTH "7” CONFERENCE W.F. INVITATIONAL BENTON INVITATIONAL 2nd 3rd 2nd 3rd 4th 4th Outstanding Harrier, Bill Clark Outstanding Harrier, Andy Brown 1421970 GOLF I F.AM: Row 1: K. Williams. ) Tabor, B. McLain. I). Bolin. M. Gosncll.J. Crawford. Row2: Coach George Karoski, W. Dutton. M. Roc. J Stanley. L. Scott. T. Kuca, M. Crawford. L. Bernadoni. T. Hays. G. Ritchason. Sports develop teamwork and sportsmanship A tense moment during game between Marion and the Redbirds 143The 1970 Intramural season had a turnout of 160 boys. The fourth and fifth hours were divided into Freshman-Sophomore and Junior-Senior divisions. Winners in the Junior-Senior division were "The Black Cancer” and "The Puritans.” Members of "The Black Cancer” were: Larry Burns, Bill Clark, David Nangle, Jim Rc-nik, Steve Shelby, Mike Gosncll. Members of "The Puritans” were: Dennis Ramsey, Ralph Woods, Kenny Sloan, Brad Brown, Charles Pinkston. Rick Wilson, and Harold McLasky. Both teams had perfect 7-0 records going into the championship game.ADVERTISERSJ. V. WALKER SONS West Frankfort, Illinois Congratulations to the Graduating Class of "70" HOLLAND DRUGS Store for Men and Young Men Since 1 884 Dial 932-3717 Phone 932-301 1 at 226 East Main West Frankfort, Illinois ELLIS’S CHILDREN’S SHOP 228 East Main West Frankfort Owners ORALEE and LOUIE ELLIS TWIN MILLS LUMBER CORP. 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MITCHELL Compliments of BUD’S MOTOR SALES FARM FRESH DAIRY CHRYSLER - PLYMOUTH Quality Used Cars Goodyear Tire Service 208 North Logan Phone 932-5660 West Frankfort, Illinois 1 1 9 East Main Street West Frankfort, IllinoisWEST FRANKFORT HOUSE FURNITURE CO. JORDAN MOTOR COMPANY 202 West Main Your American Motors Dealer Solid Values in Solid Furniture See J. GRAY B. WILSON Phone 932-2144 501 West Main West Frankfort, Illinois BURGS REX WASSON FRANK RUSSELL SON REDBIRD BOOSTER CLUB ATTORNEY DON R. LUCAS DR. EARL S. WOODS, D.D.S. DR. J. M. D’AMICO SHOP SAWICKI’S FOOD STORE DELAP BROWNING REAL ESTATE For the Finest Meats You'll Ever Eat! WAYNE DELAP FRANK S. BROWNING Brokers 155FREDERICK’S OUTLET spueuj jnoji teaw °N HM SHOES West Frankfort, Illinois SlOUim 'jJO UOJj tsa w Famous Brand Ladies’ Shoes Stores In Southern Illinois 3H01S NIIXNVdJ N39 3H1 CLYDE DAY INSURANCE REEDY FUNERAL HOME WEST FRANKFORT AUTO SUPPLY SHIRLEY’S PAINT TOYS GENE CARELLO, P.G.A. Golf Professional DR. and MRS. O. H. TAYLOR HORRELL’S CLOTHIER EVELYN’S BEAUTY CLEANERS SHOP Fine Clothes For Men And Young Men 1 07 South Emma West Frankfort, Illinois Phone 932-6216 307 East Main West Frankfort, Illinois Appointments Not Always NeededROSALIE See JUNIOR-DEB SHOP JACOBS-LANE 108 East Main Street Jewelers Southern Illinois' Most Complete For All Your Jewelry, Store For The Dinnerware, or Camera Needs Junior Petite or Junior Miss THE ROSALIE JR-DEB SHOP STOTLAR-HERRIN MOSLEY SUPPLY COMPANY LUMBER CO. 100 East Main Street Phone 932-2513 1 704-06 East Main West Frankfort, Illinois Phone 932-3066 FOR ALL YOUR BUILDING NEEDS West Frankfort, Illinois Plumbing, Electrical, and Hardware Sporting Goods Congratulations Class of “70” PROFESSIONAL KAY CHEMICAL CO. f PHARMACY 107 S. Dorris Phone 932-3470 k° 105 South Van Buren West Frankfort, Illinois Phone 937-171 1 ■ ■ L West Frankfort, Illinois For Free Delivery On All Prescriptions Commercial-Industrial-Institutional Service (5rorting« frnnt the HARRIS’ In Benton And West Frankfort Ministerial Assnriatinn For The Finest Quality In Ladies Apparel! nf See HARRIS' UK'st Jfrunkfnrt BLADES BAKERY 414 East Main Street Phone 932-3773 West Frankfort, Illinois WEDDING CAKES ARE OUR SPECIALITY FINEST IN BAKERY GOODS - BAKED FRESH DAILY HOME LUMBER COMPANY WRIGHT T.V. APPLIANCE DR. D. C. HAYMAN PATRONIZE REDBIRD ADVERTISERS GRANDPA JOHN’S IN THE COAL FIELD Located Rt. 37 Between Johnson City and West Frankfort, Illinois Open Daily 9 — 8 Sunday 10 — 6 158nplctc the 1970 ►-operation. We ►r their support. Taylor Publishing Company, for his assistance. Thanks also go to Mr. Carthol X alston and his photography classes for their co-operation in taking pictures for the Redbird. We also extend a special thank you to Mr. Bob Ellis, photographer and sports writer of the Daily American, for his allowing the Redbird to use his photographs of athletic events. Our deepest thanks and appreciation go to our fine adviser. Mrs. Hellen Mary Walker, for her guidance and numerous contributions. Without her help, the 1970 Redbird would not have become a reality. Again in 1970, the Redbird staff wishes to thank all who helped to co Redbird. The staff is grateful to the faculty and administration for their cc wish to thank the merchants and professional business men of our city ft Our appreciation also goes to Mr. Bill Blewett, our representative fromIn Appreciation The Red bird Annual feels that it is only fitting that a special tribute be paid to Mr. H. C. Walston, who is retiring after forty years of teaching at F.C.H.S. Mr. Walston has been the official photographer for the annual for more than twenty five years. The Redbirdexpresses its grateful appreciation to Mr. Walston for his co-operation, his advice, and his aid. 160


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