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

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1979 REDBIRD Frankfort Community High School West Frankfort, Illinois Volume 65TABLE OF CONTENTS ADMINISTRATION......17 FACULTY.............21 SENIORS .......... 29 JUNIORS.............49 SOPHOMORES .........59 FRESHMEN............69 ORGANIZATIONS.......77 SPORTS.............105 ADVERTISEMENTS .....129The 1979 REDBIRD Annual Staff Proudly Presents F.C.H.S. Through the Eye of the CameraCamera Reflects F.C.H.S. Life 4Camera shows school community Senior class members relax during lunch hour. M. Manis and T. Ted esc hi film the events of the year to be shown at their Senior Banquet. M. Hopkins was selected Student Body President for the 1978-79 school year. M. Tomlinson, S. Wade, and M. Smothers wait for organization pictures to be taken.mixture of everyday experiences. i J. Lind works the combination of his locker before school. M. Conaughty recuperates while watching hallway activities. Mrs. Trovillion’s first hour biology class busy at work. 9cGhee if 10HOMECOMING COURT — T. Hampton, A. Bruno, J. Dunston, C. Herrell, P. McGhee, S. Wade, S. Amect, J. Brown, K. Wilkinson. ESCORTS AND HONOR GUARDS — D. Culpepper, J Agnitsch, J. Connell, M. Bartoni, M. Broy, M. Hopkins, E. Shostrom, D. Samples, M. Sawalich, M. Samples, S. Mabry, M. Collier, J. Irvin. G. Hammers, J. Calvert, A. Melvin. 11JUNIOR ATTENDANTS AND ESCORTS — M. Collier. J. Dunston. K. Wilkinson. M. Bartoni. SOPHOMORE ATTENDANTS AND ESCORTS — M. Broy. A. Bruno. S. Amen. S. Mabry. FRESHMAN ATTENDANTS AND ESCORTS A. Melvin. J. Brown. T. Hampton. J. Agnitsch. “Reflections” provided the theme for the 1978-79 Homecoming Coronation. Mike Hopkins, varsity football co-captain, presented Pricilla McGhee with the queen’s crown. Crystal Herrell was named first runner-up. and Sharon Wade received the second runner-up title. Junior class attendants were Julie Dunston and Kathy Wilkinson. The sophomores chose Sta-cee Arnett and Allison Bruno while the freshman class was represented by Jackie Brown and Tammy Hampton. The F.C.H.S. Concert Band, directed by Mike Thomas, set the mood with a musical prelude and opened the program with the national anthem. Mistress and Master of Ceremonies Darla Thomas and Chris Butta introduced the theme and welcomed the audience to the Homecoming festivities. Principal Gail Borton introduced the classes of 1954 and 1929: Coach Gene Ernest introduced varsity football team members and promised a fourth consecutive win over Benton: and Class of 1954 president Hiram Hughes reflected on the past twenty-five years. The Chordettes. under the direction of Mr. Gene Morton, accompanied by Laura Arnold, sang while the student council presented a slide show of the past twenty-five queens. A flashlight routine performed by the F.C.H.S. cheerleaders, accompanied by the band’s rendition of the F.C.H.S. “Alma Mater”, closed the program. 12MISTRESS AND MASTER OF CEREMONIES — Darla Thomas and Chris Butta Reflections Was Homecoming Theme CHILDREN OF THE COURT — Shawn Maragni, Stephanie Cook, Melony Taylor, and Steven Hobbs. 13The Frankfort G mmunuy High School 1978-79 Homecoming Court Sharon VX'ade. Scion ! Runner-Up, and escort Jeff Irvin Crystal Herrel Mike Hopkins. First Runner-Up. and escort PriM.illj McGhee. Queen and escort. Jack CalvertTraditional Homecoming Activitiesr i NOUVyiSINIWavBOARD OF EDUCATION — Row 1: R. Raubach. R. Croslin. S. Florian. J. Bernhard. Row 2: J. Wall. B. Morris. D. Woods. Administration helps in solving the Mr. L. Goebel Patton Superintendent The Superintendent of Schools of Frankfort District =168. Mr. L. Goebel Patton, has worked to meet the many needs of the community for twenty-six years. As a leader, he guides and advises both school officials and students and aids the educational system in every possible way. The Board of Education, as representatives of the people, strive to improve the quality of education of the students in District 168. The Board serves as the link between the community and the schools. The president of the Board of Education is Mr. Roger Raubach. and Mr. Jim Bernhard is the secretary. 18Mr. Gail Borton, F.C.H.S. Principal Mr. Gail Borton, F.C.H.S. principal for eight years, takes a vital interest in his community by participating in various community projects. Along with the capable staff of teachers, he meets the challenges of the day by developing better academic methods and techniques. Some of these challenges include classroom scheduling, assigning assembly seats, conducting faculty meetings, and enforcing discipline. Coping with common and crucial problems, directing all school personnel, and supervising all school functions are only a few roles his position involves. Mr. Borton is the final authority concerning all F.C.H.S. matters. problems facing our community. Mrs. Betty Grotti, Bookkeeper Miss Gay Bixler, F.C.H.S. Secretary 19FAC U LTYTeachers prove their dedication Mr. George Clark Business Careers, Guidance Mr. Russell Clover English Mr. Larry DeMattei Social Studies Mrs. Genelle Bedokis Librarian Mrs. Sheila Blackwood Mathematics Mrs. Jetta Chiaventone English, Redbird Notes Mrs. Wilma Anderson English Mr. Alan Barton Building Trades Mrs. Hellen Mary Batts English, Redbird Annual as they help to build our future Mr. Frank Dohanich Industrial Education Mrs. Mary Ellen Dorris Business Mr. Gene Ernest Physical Education Mr. William Ferketich Industrial Arts, Guidance Mrs. Sandra Fiori Spanish Mr. Paul Grammer Drivers Education, Social Studies Mr. Lowell Grissom Social Studies Miss Dolores Grosco Dean of Girls, Business Mr. George Grosco Physical Science, ChemistryMrs. Jane Hedley Home Economics Mr. Donald Hobbs Agriculture, Welding Mr. Harold Hood American History Mrs. Donnette Dean Mathematics Miss Alice Hrovatich Business Mr. George Karoski Driver’s Education Mrs. Jo Linda Marlow English Mr. Eugene Morton Chorus Mr. Tim Murphy ArtMr. Raymond Owens Science, Photography Mrs. Sharon Pappas Home Economics Mr. Steve Pasko Welding Miss Jane Perr English Mr. Elmo Ricci Industrial Arts, Drafting Mr. Tim Ricci Health Mr. Don Rice Social Studies Mrs. Maryann Riva Physical Education Mr. Charles Smith EnglishMr. Richard Stritzel Mathematics Mrs. Peggy Smith Special Education Mr. Ron Smith Dean of Boys, Electricity Mrs. Linda Stevens Biology, Mathematics Mr. Mike Thomas Band Mr. Ferkelich interviews students in Guidance Office. Teacher Aide Connie Howard enjoys her work 26Mr. Ernest Yuhas Business Mr. Ron Winter Driver’s Education Mrs. Joyce Trovillion Biology Mr. Dan Weakly Auto Mechanics Mrs. Mary Jane York Nursing Mrs. York and Mr. Steh have conference in F.C.H.S. library. Ms. Pappas and Miss Grosco enjoy lunch in F.C.H.S. cafeteria. 27Mrs. Wilma Anderson relaxes in the Teachers’ Lounge during her lunch hour. Mr. Ron Smith poses by the fountain. Mrs. Hellen Mary Batts directs pictures. 28The graduating class of 1979 walked down the halls of FCHS for the last time. Matured by the four years spent in high school, the senior class was now ready to start a new life at college or in a profession. President, Jack Glover; Vice-President, Martha Tomlinson; Secretary, Susan Smith; and Treasurer, Terri Palmer led them through their last year in high school. Student Body President Mike Hopkins and Student Council President Chris Butta donated their services to the entire student body. The seniors of 1979 elected as their Homecoming queen, Pricilla McGhee. Crystal Herrell was named first runner-up and Sharon Wade, second runner-up. Among their many other activities, the seniors sold class shirts and had a senior banquet. Mr. Elmo Ricci and Mr. Steh were sponsors for the class of 1979. SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS — President, Jack Glover; Vice-President, Martha Tomlinson; Treasurer, Terri Palmer; Secretary, Susan Smith. Joe Agnitsch Kim Akins Laura Arnold 30Gerald Barton Mike Bartoni Mark Basler Kenny Beard Vickie Blackburn Lynette Blackshare L Scott Blades Kevin Bonifield Daniel Borcky Tim Bozic Barbara Brown Mike Broy Chris Butta Jack Calvert Billy CarawayWith an approaching graduation, Ellis Claussen Mike Collier Caroline Conaughty Mary Conaughty Gary Caraway Carol Carr Lori Clark John Connell Kevin Cook Donna Coomer 32Seniors prepare for future life Daniel Culpepper Kathy Czorniak Denise Darnell John Deason Danny Demaretti Mike DialJean Duff Darrell Ellis Dawn Ellsworth Andrew Farley Theresa Ferrari Rebecca Field James Gahn Jack Glover Lisa Good Phillip Griggs Patsy Gulley Jana Hagar Gary Hammers Steve Hammers Paula Hammond 34Kenneth Harkins Kim Harpool Cheryl Harris -- Mark Harris Crystal Herrell Laura Herring Beth Hill Michelle Hood Kelly Hood Carol Hooker Mike Hopkins Jim Hoppers Don Huite Jeff Irvin Gary IsaacsAs class of ’79 leaves F.C.H.S. Richard Julian Kim Karnes Amy Kelley Michelle Kerrone David Jackson Kim Johnson Curtis Jones Kim Kessel Jim Kinsman Laura LangstonMemories will always remain Lori Lee Paula Lee Shirley Leincke Jimmy Lind Lori Lindsey Shari LongMike Manis Dianne Matier Toni Mays Paul McHenry Brad McMillin Amos Melvin 38Jackie Melvin Laura Melvin James Menees I Lisa Mercer David Miller Roseann Mitchell Vickie Moore Beverly Morgan Alan Murphy Penny MurphyDoris Nolen Leanne Nolen Nancy Odle Maureen Odum Jane Owens Terri Palmer David Patterson Beth Pattarozzi Chuck Perkins -V Juana Perry Debbie Pickering John Podnar Kathy Pope Greg Presley Larry Presley i, '?■. v v 'Scott Randolph Dixie Ratley Denise Reeder Gaston Sailliez Carol Samples Duane Samples Barbara Reimer Jerry Rice Bill Russell Eric Shostrom Janet Simmons Lori Sisk Marty Samples Mike Sawalich Merrie Ann Schafer 41Daryl Smith Lou Ellen Smith Robert Smith Lance Stalorites Randy Stanley Rosenell Steh 42James Stevens Tammy Stevens Chris Summers Darla Thomas Paula Throgmorton Theresa TimmonsEddie Tinsley Martha Tomlinson Melissa Trammel Renee Vanwey Connie Vincent Francine Tresso Dennis Uhls Karen Wade Sharon Wade Scott Wallace 44Phillip Walton Bruce Warren Pat Wiggs Mickey Willard Danny Williams LaDonne Williams Glenn Wilce Terri Wiley Lori Wilkerson Shelley WilkersonMark Woolard Cledith Wright Debbie Wright Scott Wyant Marty Williams Joby Wilson Rita Wininger NOT PICTURED Gail Austin Laura Allen Pam Gore Jeff Gray Karen Gregory Steve Melvin Pam Roach Tam Roach Grant Van Zandt Mitch Wilson 46AGMTSCH. JOE — Football I. 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1. 2; Track I; Agriculture I, 2. 3.4. AKINS. KIM — Sub Debs 3. Student Secretary 3; Girls Basketball 3; F.H.A. 1.2. ARNOLD. LAURA AUSTIN. GAIL — Nursing I; Foods I; Chorus. BARTON. GERALD — Building Trades 4; Spanish Club 3. 4. BARTON I. MIKE BASLER. MARK — Wrestling 2; Track 1: Key Club 3. 4. BEARD, KENNY BLACKBURN. VICKY — Band 1. 2. 3; Office Worker 4; School Play 2; Honor Society 3: Interpreter's Theatre I, 2. BLACKSHARE. LYNETTE BLADES. SCOTT — Co-op 4: F.F.A. L 2.3.4. BORCKY. DANNY — Advanced Electricity; Machine Shop. BOZIC. TIM — Vocational Auto 3. 4; Co-op 4. BROWN. BARBARA — Red Peppers 2. 3: Student Secretary 4; Vocational Nursing I. II. BROY. MIKE — Track I. 2. 3, 4; Football I. 2, 3. 4; Basketball 1, 2. 3: Key Club 2. 3. 4; Spanish Club 4. BUTTA. CHRIS Student Council I. 2. 3. 4: Basketball 1.2. 3. 4; Key Club 2. 3. 4: Track 1. 2. 3. 4; Spanish Club 4; Homecoming Master of Ceremonies 4; Honor Society 3.4. CALVERT. JACK — Football I, 2. 3. 4; Wrestling 2; Redbird Annual 2, 3; Key Club 2; Attendance Office 4. CARAWAY. BILL — Tennis Team 2. 4; Biology Club 4; Redbird Notes I. 2. CARAWAY. GARY - Electricity 1. 2. 3: Drafting 1.2.3,4: Welding 1.2. CARR. CAROL CLARK. LORI — Student Council 1. 2, 3. 4; Sub Debs 2, 3. 4; Class Treasurer 2. 3; Wrestling Scorekeepcr 2. 3.4. CLAUSSEN. ELLIS — F.F.A. I. 2. 3. 4; Football I. COLLIER. MIKE — Football I, 2. 3. 4; Track 1; Basketball 2; Band 1.2; Drafting 1. 3.4. CONAUGHTY. CAROLINE — Softball 1.2. 3.4; NIKE Club 4; Red Peppers 1, 2. 3; Student Secretary 4. CONAUGHTY. MARY — Basketball 3. 4; Chorus I. 2. 3, 4; Softball I. 2. 4; Flag Corps 3.4; Co-op 4. CONNELL. JOHN — Homecoming Activities 3.4; Baseball 3. 4; Football 3. 4; Track 3. COOK. KEVIN — Drafting I. 2, 3. 4; Advanced Chorus 2.3,4; Co-op 4. COOMER. DONNA — Co-op 4; Student Secretary 3. COWSERT. DORI — Student Secretary. Guidance Office Worker; Art Circle. COWSERT. LISA — Sub Debs 3, 4; Student Council 3. 4; Redbird Notes 4; Freedom 78 Committee 3; F.T.A. 3.4. CULLEY. LAURA CULPEPPER. DANIEL — Football 1. 2. 3. 4; Wrestling 2, 3. 4. CZORNIAK. KATHY — Interpreter’s Theater 3. 4: Redbird Notes 4. DARNELL. DENISE — Sub Debs 2. 3, 4; Spanish Club 2. 3. 4; Redbird Notes 3.4; Softball I. 2, 3.4; Basketball 3. 4. DEASON. JOHN — Auto I. 2. 3. 4; Drafting 1. 2. 3. 4; Agriculture 1, 2; F.F.A. 1,2. DEMARETTI, DANNY DIAL. MIKE Football 1; Track 1.2,3, 4. DOTY. DON — Baseball 2. 3.4. DOVER. SUSAN DRASIL. SCOTT — Art Circle 2. 3. 4; Biology Club 4. DUFF. JEAN — Class Treasurer I; Student Secretary 1; Red Peppers I. 2; Nursing I 3; Co-op 4. ELLIS. DARRELL — Electricity I. II. HI. ELLSWORTH, DAWN — Girls Basketball 1; Nursing 3, 4; Co-op 4; Softball 2. FERRARI. THERESA — Chorus I. 2. 3; Advanced Chorus 4; Student Secretary 4. FIELD. REBECCA FOSTER. JUANA — Goreville High School Band I, 2, 3; Goreville High School Cheerleader 2, 3. GAHN, JAMES — Auto 1. 2. 4; Engineering Drawing 3, 4; Welding 2, 3. GARNER. ZANE — Electricity I. 2. 3,4; Typing 4. GLOVER. JACK — Class President 4; Key Club 2. 3. 4; Student Council 3, 4; Track 2.3; Baseball 4. GOOD. LISA — Art 1,2,3,4. GORE, PAM GRAY. JEFF GREGORY. KAREN GRIGGS. PHILLIP - Chorus I, 2, 3. 4; Attendance Office 4. GULLEY. PATSY - Chorus I, 2. 3. 4. HAGAR. JANA — Student Secretary 3. HAMMERS, GARY — Football I. 2. 3, 4; Track 1. 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 1, 2. 3; Key Club 1. 2. 3, 4; Building Trades 3, 4. HAMMERS. STEVE — Band I. 2. 3; Key Club 2, 3, 4; Drafting I. II, III; Electricity I. II. III. HAMMOND, PAULA — Chorus I; Shorthand 3, 4; Child Development 2; Foods 2; Office Practice 3. HARKINS. KENNETH — Building Trades. HARPOOL. KIM — Freedom 76 1; Band I. 2; Honor Society 3. 4; Redbird Notes 3.4; Student Secretary 3. HARRIS. CHERYL — Sub Debs 3. 4; Student Council 3; Redbird Annual 3; Nursing I, 2; Art Circle 1. HARRIS. MARK — Band I. 2. 3, 4; Machine Shop; Advanced Welding. HERRELL, CRYSTAL — Homecoming Attendant 4; Sub Debs 3. 4; Gymnastics 1. 2; Freedom 78 3; Honor Society 3.4. HERRING, LAURA — Chorus 2, 3, 4; Band 2. 3. 4; Chordettes 1, 2, 3, 4; NIKE Club 4. HILL, BETH —Nursing I, II. HOOD. KELLY — Honor Society 3, 4; Voice of Democracy 3; NIKE Club 4; Co-op 4; Student Secretary 3. HOOD. RENEE — Typing 3.4. HOOKER. CAROL — Sub Debs4. HOPKINS. MIKE — Student Body President 4; Football 1, 2, 3,4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Spanish Club 3, 4; Student Council 2, 3. 4; Key Club 2. 3. 4; Track 1, 2. 3. 4; Baseball 3.4; School Play 3. HOPPERS, JIM — Auto Mechanics 3, Welding 1. HUITE. DON HUITE, PATTY IRVIN, JEFF — Football 1, 2. 3, 4; Basketball I, 2. 4; Baseball 2. 3. 4; Track I, 2; Auto 1, 2, 3.4. ISAACS, GARY — Track; Agriculture. JACKSON. DAVID JOHNSON. KIM — Student Council 1. 2, 3. 4; F.H.A. I. 2. 3; Art Circle 2. 3. 4; Student Secretary 3; Co-op 4. JONES. CURTIS — Auto Mechanics 1. 2. 3.4; Welding 2. 3. JULIAN. RICHARD — Key Club 3. 4; Honor Society 3. 4; Co-op 4; Interpreter's Theatre 2; A.L.S.G. 3. KARNES. KIM — Typing; Shorthand. K pi I FY AMY KERRONE. MICHELE — Cheerleader I. 2, 3. 4; Red Peppers 1, 2. 3, 4; Soft-ball 3. 4; Art Circle 1. 2, 3. KESSEL, KIM — F.H.A. I. 2. 3; F.T.A 1. 3. 4; Chorus 1. 2, 3; Band 1; Girl Scouts I. KINSMAN. JAMES —Art. LANGSTON. LAURA LAWRENCE. BRYAN — Football 1. 2; Spanish Club 4: Basketball 1.2. LEE. CARL — Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Spanish Club 4. LEE, LORI — Chordettes 2. 4; Chorus 1, 2. 3.4. LEE. PAULA — Art Circle: Co-op. LIND. JAMES — Basketball I. 2: Building Trades 3.4. LINDSEY. LORI LONG. SHARI MABRY. SCOTT — Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1. 2, 3. 4; Wrestling 1. 2; Baseball 2. MANDRELL. ROBERT MANIS. MIKE — Basketball I. 2; Football I. 2. 3; Drafting I. 2, 3. 4; Track 1. 2. MATIER. DIANNE MAYS. TONI McCLANAHAN, KIM — Redbird Notes 4; Student Secretary 3: Office Worker 4; Girl Scouts I; Interpreter’s Theatre 1. McCLERREN. RONI — Redbird Notes 3. 4; Spanish Club 3. 4; Chorus 1. 2, 3, 4. McCORMICK. LAVAE — Chorus 2, 3; Band 3; Chordettes 1. 2, 3: Co-op 4; NIKE Club 4. McELWEE. KATHY — Co-op 4; Student Council 2. 3; Student Secretary. McGHEE. PRISCILLA — Softball 1. 2. 3. 4; Basketball 3. 4; Homecoming Queen 4; Sub Debs 2, 3. 4; Honor Society 3,4. McHENRY. PAUL — Auto Mechanics 3, 4; Electronics 2. 3; Football Manager 2; Photographer 2. 3. 4; Annual Staff 4. McMILLIN, BRAD - Band 1.2. MELVIN. AMOS — Football 1. 2. 3. 4; Wrestling I. 2, 3, 4; Track 1. 2. 3, 4; Homecoming 4. MELVIN, JACKIE — Student Secretary 3. MELVIN. LAURA — Art Circle I; Youth Board I. MELVIN. STEVE MENEES. JAMES MERCER. LISA — Honor Society 3. 4; Band 1.2. 3.4; NIKE Club 4. MILLER. DAVID — Key Club 2, 3. 4; Honor Society 3, 4; Football I. 2; Redbird Notes 3. 4; Latin Club I, 2. MITCHELL. ROSEANN — Redbird Annual 3, 4; Nursing I. II; Interpreter’s Theatre 1: Chorus 1, 4. MOORE. VICKIE MORGAN. BEVERLY — Chorus 2.3.4. MURPHY. ALAN MURPHY. PENNY — Art Circle 2. 3,4; NIKE Club 4; Nursing I; Wrestling Scorekeeper 2. 3, 4. NEWELL. TONI NOLEN. DORIS — Art Circle 3. 4: Spanish Club 3. 4; Flag Corps 4. NOLEN. LEANNE — Art Circle I. 2; Wrestling Scorekeeper 2. 3; Nursing 1, II. 47ODLE. NANCY — Student Council I. 2; Chorus 2. 4; Red Peppers 1. 2. 3; Art Circle 1. 2. 3: Student Secretary 3. ODUM. MAUREEN — Class President I; Art Circle 1. 2, 3: Redbird Annual I: Honor Society 1: Interpreter’s Theater 1.2. OWENS. JANE PALMER. TERRI — Sub Debs 2. 3. 4: Honor Society 3. 4: Band 1. 2. 3; Class Secretary 3,4; Red Peppers 1. 2. 3. PATTAROZZI. BETH — Spanish Club 2. 3. 4: Student Council 3: Flag Corps PERKINS. CHUCK PERRY. JUANA PICKERING. DEBBIE PODNAR, JOHN — Football 1, 2; Track I. 2.4: Baseball 1.2; Wrestling 1.2. POOLE. RODNEY PRESLEY. GREG — Auto I, 2. 3. 4; Agriculture I. 3: Welding 2. 3. PRESLEY. LARRY — F.F.A. 1. 2. 3; Auto Mechanics 2. 4; Welding 1,2. RANDOLPH. SCOTT Key Club I. 2. 3. 4: Building Trades 3. 4; Drafting 1. 2. 3. RATLEY. DIXIE REEDER. MITZY - Nursing I. II: Typing I. 2: Office Practice 3: Shorthand 3; Accounting I; Student Secretary 3. REIMER. BARBARA — Drafting I, ML IV: F.H.A. I. 2. 3; Co-op 4; Spanish Club 3. RICH. JOHN - Art Circle I. 2; F.T.A. 2. 3: Latin Club 2: Library Club 1. 2. 3.4. ROACH. PAM - Latin I. II. Ill: Vocational Nursing I. II. ROACH. TAM — Nursing I. II. RUSSELL BILL — Key Club 2, 3. 4: Auto Mechanics 3. SAILLIEZ, GASTON — Auto 1. 2. 3: F.F.A. SAMPLES. CAROL — Band 1. 2. 3. 4; NIKE Club 4: Office Worker 3: Student Secretary 4; F.H.A. Hero 1. 2. 3. 4; Pep Band I. 2. 3. 4. SAMPLES. DUANE — Football 1. 2. 4: Basketball 1. 2. 3.4; Track 2. 3: Spanish Club 4. SAMPLES. MARTY — Baseball 1. 2. 3. 4: Football I. 2, 3, 4: Basketball 1. 2: Spanish Club 3. 4. SAWALICH. MIKE — Football 3. 4: Key Club 4; Homecoming 4; Track 4; Wrestling 2, 3. SCHAFER. MERRIE ANN Spanish Club 3. 4; F.T.A. 3; Rifle Corps 3; Freedom 78 3: Chorus 1. 3. SHOSTROM. ERIC — Football I. 2. 3. 4: Basketball I. 2. 3. 4: Track I, 2. 3. 4: Baseball 1,2. 3.4. SIMMONS. JANET — Redbird Notes I, 2; Art Circle 1. 2. 3. 4: Honor Society 3, 4: Co-op 4: Rifle Corps 3: Student Secretary 3. SISK. LORI Co-op 4: Art Circle 2. 3: Office Worker 3: Student Secretary 3; Spanish Club 3: NIKE Club 4. SMITH. DARYL — Golf I. 2. 3, 4; Basektball 2, 3.4: Spanish Club. SMITH. LOU ELLEN - Band 1. 2: Latin Club 2. 3: NIKE Club 3, 4: Student Secretary 4. SMITH. ROBERT — Wrestling I, 2; Vocational Auto 3.4. SMITH. SUSAN — Girls Softball 1. 2. 3, 4; Girls Basketball 3. 4: Cheerleading I. 2; Honor Society 3, 4: Class Treasurer 4. SMOTHERS. MARLA — Redbird Annual 2. 3. 4; Sub Debs 3. 4; Honor Society 3. 4; Student Council 2. 3: Student Secretary 3: Wrestling Score-keeper 2. 3.4: Art Circle 2. SPILLMAN. JIM - Baseball I. 2. 3. 4: Football 1, 2, 3. 4; Track 1: Wood 1. 2; Drafting 1. 2. SPURRGEON. MIKE — Welding. Auto Mechanics. Electricity. STALORITES, LANCE — Intramural Basketball: Football; F.F.A. STANLEY. RANDY — Auto I. 2. STEH. ROSENELL STEVENS, JIM — Track 3. 4; Spanish Club 4; Intramural Basketball 3, 4; Band 1.2. STEVENS. TAMMY — Gymnastics I. 2; Basketball 3; Student Secretary 3: F.H.A. 1.2. SUMMERS, CHRIS SZYMCZAK. JEFF — Honor Society 3. 4; Drafting 1. 2, 3, 4: Key Club 4: Redbird Notes 3. 4; Football I, 2; Latin Club I. TAYLOR. DEBBIE TAYLOR. ROBERT - Building Trades; Auto Mechanics. TEDESCHI. TONY — Football 1. 2; Tennis 2. 3. 4; Honor Society 4: Intramural Basketball 3,4: Biology Club 4. THOMAS, DARLA — Homecoming Mistress of Ceremonies; Chorus 1, 2. 3. 4; F.T.A. 3; Redbird Notes. THOMAS. RAY THROGMORTON. PAULA — Student Secretary 3, 4; Child Care 3. 4; Attendance Office 3; Accounting II 3. 4; Office Practice 4. TIMMONS, THERESA — Math Team 1,2,3; F.T.A. 2. TINSLEY, ED — Welding I. 2, 3. TOMLINSON. MARTHA Class Officer 2, 3, 4; Sub Debs 2. 3. 4: Homecoming Attendant 3: Honor Society 3. 4: Cheerleader 2: Red Peppers I. 2,3, 4. TRAMMEL. MELISSA — Art Circle 2; Nursing 4; Student Secretary 4: NIKE Club 4; Typing 3. 4. TRESSO. FRANCINE Spanish Club 3; Art Circle 2. 3. 4: Red Peppers 2. 3. 4; Vocational Nursing I. II; Student Secretary 4. UHLS. DENNIS VANWEY, RENEE —Girl Scouts 1.2. 3. 4; Chorus 2, 3, 4. VAN ZANDT, GRANT — Football: F.F.A. VINCENT. CONNIE WADE. KAREN — Cheerleader I. 2. 3: Sub Debs 2. 3. 4: Honor Society 3. 4: Gymnastics 1. 2: Class Officer I: Wrestling Storekeeper 4. WADE. SHARON — Cheerleader 1. 2. 3. 4: Spanish Club 2. 3. 4; Sub Debs 2. 3, 4; Gymnastics I: Student Council 1. 2. 3.4. ' WALKER. CHERYL WALLACE. SCOTT WALTON. PHILIP — Band; Basketball: Intramural Basketball; Football; Spanish Club. WARREN. BRUCE Baseball; Electricity Class 1. 2. 3; Intramural Basketball; Drafting I. 2, 3; Spanish Club 4. WIGGS. PAT WILCE. GLENN WILEY, TERRI — Cheerleader 1. 2. 3. 4; Homecoming Court 1. 2. 3; Spanish Club 3, 4; 1978 T-Square Queen; Red Peppers I. 2, 3. 4. WILKERSON. LORP Art Circle 2. 3; Chorus 1. 2; Co-op 4; F.H.A. 1: Student Secretary 3. WILKERSON. SHELLEY —Honor Society 3. 4; Redbird Notes 3. 4; Freedom 77 2; F.T.A. 3. 4; Latin Club I. 2; Flag Corps 2. WILLARD. MICKEY WILLIAMS. DANNY — Football I. 2; Wrestling; Welding. WILLIAMS. LADONNE — Nursing I. II; Chorus 1.2. WILLIAMS. MARK WILLIAMS, MARTY — Football I. 2: Wrestling I, 3; Welding 3, 4; Art 1.2. 3. 4. WILSON. JOBY — Basketball I. 2. 3. 4: Baseball 2. 3. 4; Football 1. 2; Track 2: Building Trades 3. 4. WILSON. MITCH — Basketball I. 2. 3; Agriculture I. 2; Trades Class 3.4. WININGER. RITA —Chorus I. 2. 3.4. WOOLARD. MARK — Football I. 2; Wrestling 1; F.F.A. 1.2. WRIGHT.CLEDITH — Chorus 1.2. WRIGHT. DEBBIE — Vocational Nursing; Advanced Chorus; Girl Scouts. WYANT. SCOTT - Drafting I. II. III. IV; Golf 4 YARBOROUGH. DIANNE 48JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS — Susan Sakonyi. Treasurer: Randy Mayhew. President: Lisa Basler. Vice-President: Jane Mondino. Secretary. Claiming outstanding school spirit were the third termers, the juniors of F.C.H.S. The juniors peddled M M's and worked to prepare the Junior-Senior Prom. Randy Mayhew was president: Lisa Basler, vice- president: Jane Mondino, secretary: and Susan Sakonyi, treasurer. Julie Dunston and Kathy Wilkinson were homecoming attendants. Mr. Ron Winter was the class sponsor. Desiree Aaron Cory Acton Jeff Adams Liz Adelsberger 50Frances Anderson Peggy Armes Jay Arnold Steve Arview Keri Avripas Arnold Barber Denise Bartlett Lisa Basler Ted Bernhard Terri Bernhard Richie Biggs Christy Black Diana Blackshare Tony Blades Laura Bode Pam Boesse Joyce Branche Kelly Bright Lorena Brown Keith Browning Molly Buckingham Leslie Buckingham Gena Butler Glenn Carmon 51Patterns of daily events generated Dana Chamness Chick Chandler Jeff Cima Debra Coble Marty Cogdill Mary Conners Dana Cowsert Norma Craig Steve Cullum Kelly Davidson Janet Davis Donald Davy Scot Dees Barbara Dorris Susan Duane Julie Dunston Judy Edwards Bryan Ellis Cindy Eubanks Robin Everettfixed routines for F.C.H.S Federico Fernandez Sisto Ferrari Steve Fichtel Keith Finney Matt Florian James Garbo Shawn Garner Lisa Giles Lori Golio Susan Green Beverly Gregory Eddie Guardanapo Nancy Gulley Paul Hall Krissy Hammers Gayla Hampton Bill Hand Brad Harper Keith Harpool Michelle HeathKellie Herron Rena Hewlett Steve Heyder Debbie Hoover David Kaytor Joyce Kelly JoAnn Kirby Cindy Lee Yvette LeTourneau Randy Lewis Jayne Lucas Scott Luttenbacher Chris Mabry Vanda Mandrell Michelle Mayfield Randy Mayhew Rusty Mays David McClintock James McElwee Keith McElyea Gay McGinty Charles Meadows Scott Melvin Tony Melvin 54Darlene Milda Lisa Mitchell Jane Mondino Les Moore John Morgan Dana Morris Kathy Neal Ronnie Neatherlin Jennifer Neibel Tim Nicholson Leslie Nihiser Randall Odle Judy Padziora Lori Patton Terri Perkins Lucinda Perry Wiliam Perry Tony Prusaczyk Donna Pry Rhonda Racic Lisa Raymond Jeff Reed Mark Reed Robert Rogers 55Semester exams spell success Brian Rose Mike Rosen Todd Rowe Ruth Russell Tony Russell Susan Sakonyi Bill Schmidt Willie Scott Debbie Shupe Greg Sisk Jackie Smith James Smith Lisa Smith Todd Smith Greg Smothers Phillip Stanley Robbie Stanley Susan Steinberger Rick Stubblefield Dianne Summers 56or failure for some students Wes Taylor Dwaine Tefertiller Bill Terry Kevin Trovillion Rod T rusty Tracy Turner Kim Turpin LaDonna VanZandt I Louis Viernum Jeff Wagner Tammy Wagner Mark Walker Larry Wall Letitia Wall Lori Wall Todd Wall Tracey Wall Michelle Wallace Libby Walley James WardTodd Warren Guy Webster Lucinda Westray Roxanne White Thelma Whitson Brad Wiehn Lori Wilburn Robin Wilce Kathy Wilkinson Heather Williams Kyle Williams Mary Williams Tammy Williams Chris Wilson Scott Wilson Vickie Woody NOT PICTURED Tracy Bartoni Charles Behn Dennis Ellis Barbara Field Theresa Frost Zane Garner Jayma Lam Clay Pike Miranda Spain Pat Williams 58SOPHOMORESAs the class of ’81 began their second year at F.C.H.S., they were active in making money for their next year’s prom. The sophomores assumed their traditional role of selling candy. Stacee Arnett and Allison Bruno were chosen to represent their class in the homecoming court. The sophomore class officers for the year were: president, Keith Griffith; vice-president, Sheri Harrum; secretary, Kim Galli; and treasurer, Stacee Arnett. The sponsors were Mr. Harold Hood and Mrs. Sharon Pappas. The sophomore class eagerly anticipated the events of the coming year because they would become upper-classmen at F.C.H.S. They sincerely planned to raise a large amount of money so that they could have the best prom ever held at the West Frankfort Community High School. SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS — Kim Galli, Secretary; Sheri Harrum. Vice-President; Keith Griffith, President: Stacee Arnett, Treasurer. Mike Acton Terry Adelsberger Lisa Akin Cindy Ambos Cindy Anderson Laura Armes Stacee Arnett Glen AshbySophomores build lasting memories Kathy Golio Andy Griffin Keith Griffith Tony Grzanich Mike Gunter Lori Hand Marilyn Harris Sheri Harrum Todd Heath Valarie Heffron Karla Hehner Jon Hemminghaus Gayla Herrell John Heyder Debbie Hughes Debbie Huite Dianne Innis Lori Isaccs Robbie Jent Keith Jones Randy Jones John Julian Scott Karnes Tammy Kelly 63Todd Kerrone Tonya Kimble Russell King Richard Lane Allen Lawrence Tammy Lay Nancy Lemmon Mick LeTourneau Debbie Lind Natalie Logston Kendall Long Tracy Lovan Steve Luttenbacher Tony Martin Tammy McClerren Darmon McClintock Amy McDaniel Nancy McHenry Gayla McMillin Marcy Melvin Scott Melvin Deanna Milda Robin Miller Shawn Miller 64David Miranda Mike Mitchell Stephanie Mitchell Wendy Mitchell Jeff Moake Jeff Moore Joe Moore Janice Morgan Jeff Moschino Debra Murray Angie Neeley Becky Neves John Niblett Sandy Nicklin Doug Nolen Jimmy Nolen Larry Odum David Opdyke Christina Owens Teddi Owens Traci Owens Teresa Parkhill Ann Parrish Paul Peeler 65Sophomores anxiously await the Sandy Perkins Tom Pietrontoni Susan Poole Vince Poole Jerry Porritt Darrell Presley Patti Reeder Mark Remm Jim Reimer Alfred Rich Betty Rich Shane Richardson Bill Robasse Lisa Robasse Becky Robinson Cindy Rogers Becky Ross Jeff Russell Earl Samples Diane Sanders Jonna Sandusky Robin Saulsbury Sylvia Schmidt Kelly Scott 66Arrival of their drivers’ licenses Steve Severin Teri Sipes Cindy Smith Ron Smith Brent Smothers Monica Spears Beth Steh Eddie Stoner Tina Stoner Carla Stubblefield David Summer Tommy Syers Debbie Taylor Penny Taylor Becky Tanner Rene Thompson Margie Tresso Harold Uhls Claudia Vanwey Tony VanZandt Keith Vaughn Bruce Verschueren Scott Verschueren David Ward 67Tammy Warren Tom Webster Larry Wertz Jane Whiting Shawn Wiggins Scott Williams Shawn Winter Nancy Yadro NOT PICTURED Tammy Filkins Debbie Harper Tammy Odam Jeff Owens Darlene Thomas G. Sailliez gives R. Stanley a make-up English IIC test. B. Tanner works to complete her sewing project. 68FRESHMENFRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS — Ritchie Morthland. president; Jackie Brown, vice-president; Tedria Rogers, treasurer; and Sheri Maragni. secretary. The class of 1982 entered the school year, filled with apprehension for the future and elation over the accomplishment of becoming freshmen. As they passed into the halls of FCHS, the fledgling ‘Birds realized that life would never be the same. No longer would they be important. They had become the insignificant class of FCHS. The freshmen elected as president, Ritchie Morthland; vice-president, Jackie Brown; secretary Sheri Maragni; and treasurer, Tedria Rogers. The homecoming attendants chosen by the freshmen were Jackie Brown and Tammy Hampton. Mrs. Donnette Dean, along with her assistants, Mrs. Genelle Bedokis and Mr. Don Rice, guided the group through candy sales and other activities and started them on the road to eventual graduation. Freshmen suffered through the various initiations, made new acquaintances, and met the teachers who would guide them through their high school years. 70Kenneth Anderson Betty Andrews Dale Armes Dean Armes Kurt Avripas Richard Baker Scott Barker David Bauer Susan Barnard Shane Barnes Teri Barton David Bartoni Vikki Beattie Kevin Behn Lori Behn Patrick Bixler Martin Blackshare Tina Bock Lisa Boozer Debra Bowers Larry Braddy Bryan Braggs Jean Brotherton Bruce Brown Jackie Brown Tom Broy Greg Broy Renee Burton Mike Calcaterra Allyson Cannon Laura Caraker Rita Caraker Billy Carrington Betty Chapman Tammy Chapman 71Freshmen look forward to the Janet Christy Tina Cogdill Kendell Coleman Leanne Cremeens Lois Crowder Steve Darnell Larry Dawson Gail DeZern Steve Dotson Joe Duff Sharon Dunham Marc Dunning Laura Essick Tom Filkins Brett Franklin Jeff Frazier Rachel Freeman Michelle Frost John Garner Kevin Gibbs Kathy Gore Kathryn Gray Margaret Greenway Charles Gregory Gloria Gunter Lea Hagar James Hall Dan Hall Mike Hall Kelly Halstead Raenita Hamline Michelle Hammers Dan Hammond Tammy Hampton Charles HarkinsYears ahead as Frankfort Redbirds Mike Harkins Chris Harrawood James Harris Laura Hefner Dane Henson Kent Herron Becky Hill Sue Hughes Regina Huite Richard Huite Ron Hutchcraft Roger Innis Steven Irvin Ron Isaacs David Ivey Larry Jackson Richard James Kim Johnson Lisa Jones Mike Karoski Debra Kelso Dale King Joe Lamont Lori Laurenti Melinda Lewis Brad Lindsey Todd Linger Laura Linsley Betty Lucas Sheri Maragni Harry Marshall Bill Mason Paul Matheny Geno Mayfield Melody McClanahan 73Class of ’82 faces journey ahead Brad McElyea Richard McPhail Janet Meadows Tina Merlano Bob Michael Ray Michael Christine Milda Randy Minton John Mize Richard Mize Larry Moore Marcia Moore Scott Morganthaler Jayma Morhet Ritchie Morthland Sherry Morthland Debbie Myatt David Nolen Laura Norton Jeff Odle Tim Odum Becky Owsley Lynn Parrish Brenda Pearce Myra Perry Tammy Plasters Lori Pugh Mike Rachels Lee Randolph Bambi Ratley Richard Raubach Stanley Redmon Tena Redmon John Reimer John Rennie 74With new hopes and ambitions Katherine Richards Donald Richardson Randy Riddle Emily Robertson John Robinson Bobby Rogers Robin Rogers Tedria Rogers Tammy Rose Kevin Ross Gaila Rumsey Rhonda Russell John Sanders Tracy Sanders A. J. Sawyer Randy Sears Kim Shelton Kelly Shockley Randy Simms Rex Slane Trent Smith Debra Smith Cindy Spicer John Spontak Daisy Stanley Loretta Starrick Eric Stevens Brenda Stewart Lois Stewart Kelly Stodghill Tracy Stubblefield Pam Sullivan Ron Taylor La Donna Tefertiller Darrell ThomasRita Thomas Jo Ellen Throgmorton George Tomlinson Deanna Valeo Carolyn Walker Mike Walker Linda Wallace John Walters Greg Ward Laura Webster Bobby Welborn Rachel Westray John Wiehn Brad Wiggins Don Wilburn Tim Wiley Raymond Wilkins Billy Williams Ronald Williford Dana Wilson Kim Wilson Kevin Wininger Trevor Woody Tammy Woolsey Charles Wortman NOT PICTURED Charles Bullington Tom Chapman Denise Garbo Harley Kelso Larry Olson Chris Owens Dan Payne Terry Sanders Angela Thompson 76ORGANIZATIONSK. Griffith. E. Guardanapo. R. Mitchell, and G. Butler discuss various layouts. B. Harper helps editor M. Smothers type organization pages. The Redbird Annual, under the sponsorship of Mrs. Hellen Mary Batts, attended the Fall workshop at the Wham Building at S.I.U. on October 7 in Car-bondale. A seminar director, Richard Hogan, from Taylor Publishing Co. conducted a session for yearbook students. He covered all major topics of preparation of yearbooks. The Annual staff met their deadlines, worked with a new photographer, and sold advertising. Their social event of the year was a Valentine party. 78P. Hall writes copy; B. Robinson and D. Murray proofread pages. Camera captures life at FCHS P. McHenry gives suggestions as L. Demarctti and K. Galli arrange sophomore pages. 79KEY CL LB — Row I Mr Yuhas. J Moake. M Flonan. A. Griffin. C. Butta. J. Szymczak. G. Ashb . T. Wall. T. Ward Row 2: D. Miller. S. Hammers. T. Rowe. G. Hammers. R Julian. W. Taylor. R Mayhew. T. Warren. B Tern. M. Basler. Row 3: S. Winter. J. Eader. J. Cima. J. Moore. M. Bros. M. Hopkins. J. Glover. M. Sawalich. KEY CLUB OFFICERS — J. Glover. Treasurer: C. Butta. President: D. Miller. Secretary: M. Hopkins. Vice-President. Under the sponsorship of Mr. Ernest Yuhas. the Key Club has proved to be of great service to both the school and the community. The Key Club worked with the Kiwanis Club at their annual chicken barbecue. They also attended the state Key Club Convention in Chicago. Other festivities included a dance with the Sub-Debs. Fund raising activities consisted of an “Ugly Man“ contest and an annual Slave Day. 80HONOR SOCIETY — Row 1: P Walton. M. Tomlinson. P. McGhee. C. Vincent, L. Clark. S. Wade. K Hood. K. Harpool. S. Wilkerson. Row 2: Mr. C. Smith. K. Wade. L. Mercer. T. Palmer. S. Smith. M. Smothers, L. Arnold, C. Herrell. Mr. Ferketich. Row 3: D. Patterson. D. Miller, J. Glover. T. Tedeschi. R. Julian. J. Szymczak, C. Butta. YOUTH BOARD — Row 1: L. Wallace, N. Yadro, C. Rogers, M. Wallace, P. Yadro, M. Reed. Row 2: Mr. Murphy, T. Warren. Row 3: L. Tefertiller, T. Prusaczyk. T. Rowe. K. Griffith, J. Eader. J. Moake, L. Linsley. 81ART CIRCLE — Row I: J. Neibel. P. Young. B. Rich. P. Yadro. R. Racic. J. Christy. K. Coleman. T. Sanders, K. Neal. Row 2: R. Westray, A. Cannon. P. Yadro. L. Webster, J. Whiting. L. Wallace. K. Drasil. S. Hughes. Row 3: Mr. Murphy. K. Gore. K. Johnson, R. White, S. Drasil. K. Richards. D. Nolen. R. Thompson. The Art Circle, under the sponsorship of Mr. Tim Murphy, was very active in many events this year. Their activities included a rollerskating party, a Christmas party, and a swimming party Valentine’s Day at theCarbondale Y.M.C.A. The Art Circle members raised money by selling candy, showing movies at Teen Town, and sponsoring a spring dance in the gymnasium after the Junior-Senior Prom. The Art Circle Club had the largest membership of any club at F.C.H.S. ART CIRCLE OFFICERS — S. Drasil. Vice-President: D. Nolen. Secretary; P. Young. President: K. Neal. Treasurer. 82NIKE OFFICERS — Vice-President. C. Vincent; Secretary. C. Samples; President. L. Smith; Treasurer. L. Raymond. The NIKE Club consists of business-oriented students. This year the club participated in many activities. These include a homecoming skit, concessions at the Mt. Vernon basketball game, and the Business and Professional Women tour of houses. Lou Ellen Smith was asked to speak about the NIKE Club on Radio Station WFRX by the Business and Professional Women. They also had several guest speakers on careers. Their sponsors are Miss D. Grosco, Mrs. M. Dorris, and Miss A. Hrova-tich. NIKE CLUB — Row I: P. McGhee. L. Mercer. C. Black. C. Vincent. M. Conaughty, P. Murphy, J. Branch. K. Hood. Row 2: C. Conaughty, L. Herring. L. Sisk. L. Smith, L. Shelton. C. Samples. L. Raymond. M. Wallace. Miss Grosco. 83Tempo Strict and Melody Spirited 84 Band Drum Major James McElwee and Band Drum Majorette Lisa FCHS Band Marches THE FRANKFORT COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND. TWIRLERS — Sherry Morthland. Debbie Bowers, Susan Duane, Laura Essick, Emily Robinson, Jackie Brown, Kathy Richards.RIFLE CORPS — P. Yadro, M. Spain, R. Racic, L. Wallace. Flag and Rifle Corps add color FLAG CORPS — L. Behn, C. Stubblefield, K. Drasii, D. Nolen. B. Hill, T. Merlano. 86BAND COUNCIL AND OFFICERS — A. Griffin, J. Nolen, K. Herron, P. Walton, M. Walker, B. Perry, R. Morthland, C. Samples. Brass and percussion members display their best marching form. Band members in new uniforms smartly demonstrate their talents. 87CHORLS— Row I: L. Wilburn. B. Dorns. T. Plasters. L. Pugh. R. Mitchell. R. Huite. D. Smith. P. Hall. P. Fries. L. Lee. Row 2: Mr. Morton. D. Stanley R. Wminger. P. Griggs. D. Summers. N. Gulley. B. Camngton. R. McClerren. D. Menees. B. Hill. CHORLS — Row 1: B. Morgan. D. Taslor. K. Shelton. V. Woody D. Thomas. Row 2: M. Spain. T. Whitson. C. Eubanks. K. Cook. B. Stewart. P. Guiles. 88CHORUS — Row I: C. Vincent. D. Yarborough. T. Barton, J. Owens. D. Thomas. Row 2: D. Wright. L. Viemum. P. Griggs. S. Barker. L. Herring. M. Williams. T. Ferrari. Row 3: R. Vanwey. K. Herron. B. Perry. K. Lee, K. Cook. S. Wilson, L. Arnold. L. Essick. Mr. Morton. CHORDETTES — Row 1: R. McClerren, L. Arnold. K. Herron. L. Lee, C. Samples, P. Gulley, C. Vincent. L. Essick. Row 2: B. Hill. C. Conaughty. M. Conaughty, L. Herring. N. Gulley. C. Eubanks. D. Summers, B. Dorris. L. Pugh. 89F.T.A. — Row 1: Mr. Clover. N. Yadro. B. Steh, L. Cowsert, K. Kessel, P. Walton, S. Wilkerson. K. Hehner, T. Lovan, T. Young, M. Hammers. The Future Teachers of America Club opened the year with an initiation banquet for all the new members. The club made a Thanksgiving Basket and attended a Shakespeare play in Carbondale. They had a Christmas party, sold candy, and worked in concessions. The club sponsor is Mr. Clover. The club officers are President, T. Young; Vice-President, B. Steh; Secretary, T. Lovan; Treasurer, K. Kessel. 90 F.T.A. OFFICERS — Treasurer. K. Kessel; Secretary, T. Lovan; President, T. Young; Vice-President. B. Steh.VOCATIONAL NURSING — Row I: L. Wilburn. L. Lee. D. Wright. P. McGhee. R. Vanwey, K. Neal. D. Yarbrough. Row 2: Mrs. York, J. Branch. R. Mitchell. R. Hood, T. Wagner. M. Reeder. D. Ellsworth. Row 3: B. Hill, P. Roach. L. Nolen. T. Mays, C. Hams. G. Butler. T. Roach. NURSING I — Row 1: N. Craig, J. Garland. J. Duff, T. Perkins, C. Vincent. M. Connors. Row 2: C. Carr. L. Cope. N. McHenry, A. McDaniel. B. Rich. S. Perkins. Mrs. York. Row 3: R. Neatherlin. R. Wininger. C. Stubblefield. T. Bryan. L. Issacs. D. Harper. 91DRAFTING IV — S. Wallace. J. Szymezak. J. Glover. S. Wyant, G. Caraway, M. Manis, K. Cook, J. Deason, Mr. E. Ricci. Vocational classes offer experience ADVANCED WELDING — Row 1: Z. Gamer. R. Stubblefield. D. Borcky. D. Ellis, S. Hammers. Row 2: Mr. R. Smith. L. Wall, B. Warren, S. Fichtel, G. Caraway, J. Smith. 92AUTO MECHANICS — Row I: L. Wall. T. Melvin. R. Wilce. B. Russell, M. Basler. M. Woolard, L. Presley. T. Prusaczyk. J. Hoppers, C. Perkins. J. Deason. S. Cullum. Row 2: T. Bernhard. T. Russell. G. Presley, R. Stanley, C. Jones. R. Smith. P. McHenry. J. Irvin. D. Patterson. G. Wilce. Mr. Weakly. Row 3: T. Blades. K. Williams, K. Finney. B. Ellis. J. Gahn, E. Shostrom, M. Spurgeon. J. Arnold, T. Bozic. GIRL SCOUTS — L. Wilburn, T. Davis, C. Vanwey, R. Vanwey. D. Wright. N. Yadro. 93F.H.A. — Row 1: C. Davidson, B. Stch. P. Yadro, L. Golio, C. Eubanks, K. Kessel. C. Samples, D. Aaron, V. Beattie. Row 2: D. Myatt, T. Merlano. M. Perry. L. Jones. C. Spicer. K Shockley. M. Lewis. T. Chapman, L. Stewart. J. Brotherton, D. Valeo. Row 3: Ms. Pappas. L. Starrick, T. McClerren. T. Stubblefield. E. Robinson, L. Bchn. A. Parrish. T. Plasters. J. Morhet. J. Brown. T. Rogers, L. Wallace, R. Russell, Mrs. Hedley. Row 4: L. Laurenti. M. Hammers. K. Shelton. L. Dorris. G. McMillin, K. Halstead. L. Linsley. D. Wright. G. Young. L. Raymond. R. Huite. The members of the F.H.A.-H.E.R.O. began the year with their annual get acquainted picnic. This year the club centered their theme on “A New You” which included guest speakers on exercising, dieting, hairstyling, and the latest fashions. For money-making projects the club sold cheese, held bake sales, and worked concessions at the ball games. Also, the club planned F.H.A. Week with various events including a “Daddy Date Night”. Ms. Sharon Pappas and Mrs. Jane Hedley are the club sponsors. 94 F.H.A. OFFICERS — C. Davidson. Recreation Officer; P. Yadro. Public Relations Officer; B. Sheh, Treasurer; J. Lucas, President; L. Golio, Secretary; C. Eubanks, Vice-President.SUB DEB OFFICERS — L. Clark. President; S. Sakoni, Vice-President; L. Mitchell, Secretary; K. Wilkinson, Historian; M. Tomlinson, Treasurer. The Sub Debs have worked in numerous charitable activities this term. The club collected money on Tag Day for the Special Olympics program and walked in the Easter Seal’s Walk-A-Thon. They raised the second-largest amount of money for that charity. The girls have also held several parties. They had get-togethers for Halloween and Christmas and a Sub Deb-Key Club dance. They were also active in Homecoming activities, with a skit in the Homecoming Pep Session and had a record sale of 200 “mum" corsages for profit. SUB DEBS — Row 1: Mrs. Chiavcntone. P. McGhee. J. Mondino. L. Clark. L. Basler. M. Tomlinson. S. Wade. M. Smothers. R Hewlett. T. Ezell. K. Turpin. Row 2: D. Darnell. K. Wade. L. Giles, K. Wilkinson. K. Avripas, J. Brookhouse. C. Herrell. T. Palmer. L. Mitchell. C. Harris. Row 3: R. Russell. L. Cowsert. D. Cowsert, S. Sakonyi. B. Robinson, A. Bruno, K. Herron, D. Aaron. L. Bode.BUILDING TRADES — Row I: R. Rogers. K. Harkins. G. Hammers. L. Moore. B. Schmidt. Row 2: Mr. Barton, G. Barton. B. Rose, R. Stanley, D. Doty, R. Taylor, R. Biggs. 96 BUILDING TRADES — Row 1: F. Fernandez, A. Melvin, C. Wilson, K. Browning, G. Webster. Row 2: Mr. Steh, M. Wilson, J. Lind, J. Wilson, M. Bartoni.INTERPRETER’S THEATER — Row 1: Mrs. Marlow. P. Young, B. Steh. R. Everett. J. Smith. K. Neal. J. Neibel. Row 2: T. Young. L. Viemum. R. Russell, R. White. V. Mandrell. K. Drasil. CO-OPERATIVE TRAINING — Row 1: L. Wilkerson, K. Hood, B. Reimer, P. Lee. S. Blades. C. Hooker, D. Ellsworth. J. Simmons. Row 2: M. Kerrone, D. Coomer, K. Johnson, L. Shelton. K. Cook. R. Julian, S. Drasil. L. Sisk, K. Pope. 97STUDENT COUNCIL Row I: S. Maragni. N. Yadro, T. Rogers. T. Young. C. Butta. J. Brookhouse. L. Smith, L. Crcmeens. M. Lewis. Row 2: S. Wade. K. Avripas. S. Arnett. A. Bruno. L. Arnold. G. Young. L. Clark. J. Mondino. R. Morthland. Mr. Clover. Row 3: L. Cowsert. D. Cowsert. S. Sakoni. W. Bennett. M. Hopkins. K. Griffith. J. Glover. R. Mayhew. L. Lipsley. STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS Row I: D. Cowsert. L. Clark. Row 2- M Hopkins C. Butta. K ' The Student Council is an elected assemblage of students from all four classes that plans certain studeni activities, does charitable work, and trains students in parliamentary procedure. The council chose as its president, Chris Butta. Lori Clark was elected, to the office of vice-president. Mike Hopkins as treasurer, and Dana Cowsert as secretary. The beginning part of the year was spent in preparation for the Homecoming activities. Student council member Nanc); Yadro represented the council in the David Osterhout walk-a-thon and, walked 25 miles. Mr. Russell Clover and Mr. Tim Ricci were the sponsors. 98STUDENT SECRETARIES Row I: D. Hoover. P. McGhee. M. Odum. M. Buckingham. P. Throgmorton. L. Wesiray. J. Branch. T. Wagner. J. Neibcl. Row 2: Mrs. Dorris. R. Everett. K. Davidson. L. Basler. H. Williams. D. Morris. T. Palmer. J. Padziora. C. Samples. C. Conaughty. Row 3: K. Hammers. T. Williams. J. Dunston. L. Patton. R. White. B. Brown. M. Wallace. L. VanZandt. STUDENT SECRETARIES — Row I : C. Black. P. Murphy. C. Chamness. R. Hewlett. T. Ferrari. K. Karnes. C. Vincent. Miss Hrovatich. Row 2: D. Coble. J. Kelley. D. Bartlett. K. Bright. R. Hoixi. P. Gulley. J. Smith, C. Lee. Row 3: G. McGinty. V. Mandrell. L. Viernum, P. Boesse. L. Smith. K. Lee. F. Tresso. L. Nolen. 99SPANISH CLUB — Row I: D. Darnell. M. Schafer. M. Melvin, M. Wallace, D. Cowsert, C. Butta. R. McClerren, L. Giles. J. Mondino, M. Mayfield. K. Neal. Row 2: Mrs. Fiori. T. Wiley. J. Kelley. T. Mays, K. Herron. G. Smothers. K. Lee. M. Acton, D. Aaron, R. Russell, D. Blackshare. D. Miranda. H. Williams. S. Wade. C. Vincent. Row 3: D. Nolen. P. Walton, T. Wall. B. Warren. D. Smith, D. Samples. J. Cima. M. Hopkins. M. Samples. M. Broy. J. Stevens, M. Rosen. The Spanish Club is composed of students who have completed at least one year of Spanish. Mrs. San dra Fiori is the sponsor of the Spanish Club. Mrs. Fiori entertained the group with a taco party and a Christmas party at her home. In the fall, the Spanish Club had a picnic at Fern Cliff. For the Homecoming assembly, the Spanish Fliers performed a skit. This spring the club went to Six Flags and to a baseball game in St. Louis. In order to raise money for their treasury, the members worked in concessions and sold candy. 100 SPANISH CLUB OFFICERS — Row I: D. Darnell. Sec.; S. Wade, Vice-Pres. Row 2; D. Samples. Pres.; C. Butta. Treas.; M. Hopkins. Vice-Pres.OFFICE WORKERS — Row 1: L. Clark. C. York. K. Bright. T. Wagner. R. Wyant, L. VanZandt. K. McClannahan. N. Yadro. Row 2: K. Akins. J. Dunston. P. Griggs. T. Williams. S. Wilson, H. Williams. D. Pope. D. Coble. F.F.A. — Row I: P. Stanley. M. Gunter. D. Presley. W. Scott. J. Smith. B. Smothers. Row 2: Mr. Hobbs. D. Wilburn. E. Claussen. C. Behn. T. Kerrone. 101REDBIRD NOTES STAFF Row I: J. Szymczak. S. Wilkerson. S. Heyder. L. Mitchell. P. Williams. Row 2: B. Carrington, K. Czorniak, D. Miller. R. McClerren. L. Cowsert. K. McClannahan. K. Harpool. D. Darnell. Mrs. Chiaventone. P. Flail. Redbird Notes feature writers are D. Miller, P. Hall. K. Cznoriak, K. McClannahan. R. McClerren. L. Cowsert. J. Szymczak. Their duties include feature writing, in-depth writing, and proofreading. D. Miller and J. Szymczak double as sports editors. 102Photographers S. Heyder and L. Mitchell sort rolls Co-Editor Kim Harpool, Junior Editor Pat Williams, and Co-Editor Denise Dar-of film. nell work on lay-out. K. Czorniak. P. Hall. K. Harpool. P. Williams, and D. Darnell stuff “New Agree” shampoo fliers into each October issue as Mrs. Chiaven-tone supervises. 103Camera catches S. Luttenbacher and L. Mitchell use different methods of study. classes unaware __________________J D. Wright, L. Wall. L. Nolen, and B. Morgan prepare for a cook mg demonstration. L. Arnold is talented accompanist for the chorus classes. Mr. Morton demonstrates his ability at the piano.ATHLETICSVARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM — K. Finney, J. Calvert, D. Culpepper, L. Moore, B. Terry, A. Melvin, S. Wallace. T. Wall. Row 2: Coach Ernest, C. Chandler. T. Warren, D. Davy, S. Luttenbacher. R. Mayhew, W. Taylor, J. Agnitsch. Coach DeMattei, Coach Rice. Row 3: M. Collier. M. Samples. J. Irvin. M. Sawalich, J. Connell, T. Nicholson, T. Rowe. Row 4: D. Tefertiller. M. Bartoni. M. Hopkins, R. Stanley, S. Mabry. E. Shostrom. M. Broy. 1978 FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD REDBIRDS OPPONENTS 6 DuQuoin 0 20 Johnston City 0 35 Mount Vernon 14 41 Marion 0 27 Eldorado 6 7 Carbondale 21 7 Herrin 14 20 Harrisburg 34 10 Centralia 0 20 Granite City North 17 24 Benton 12 106 Coach Ernest talks with Redbird Quarterback Mike Hopkins.Team Captain. Senior Quarterback Mike Hopkins With a roster of fourteen returning lettermen. the Redbirds compiled an 8-3 record with a 4-3 record in conference play. The Redbirds began the season with a 5-0 record before losing their first game and finished the season with wins over Centralia. Granite City, and their arch rival, the Benton Rangers. In the annual Turkey Day game, the Redbirds crushed the Rangers 24-12. Team Captain. Senior Halfback Jack Calvert F.C.H.S. head football coach Gene Ernest said that this 1978 Redbird team was one of the finest teams that he had ever coached. In reflecting about the past season, he said that there were several games that could have been won or lost depending upon the “breaks”. The 1978 F.C.H.S. football season was one of the most successful in recent years. Fans, players, and coaches will long remember it. Senior Fullback Senior Halfback Eric Shostrom Amos Melvin Senior Center Mike Sawalich 107Senior Tackle Senior Tackle Senior End Scott Mabry Marty Samples Joe Agnitch Quarterback J. Cima receives snap from center Mike Sawalich. Senior Halfback John Connell Senior Center Senior End Mike Bartoni Mike BroySenior Guard Mike Collier Senior End Jeff Irvin Senior Guard Daniel Culpepper The REDBIRDS Have 8-3 Season JUNIOR MEMBERS OF THE VARSITY TEAM — Guard Scott Luttenbacher, End Robbie Stanley, Center Todd Rowe, End Chick Chandler. 109Redbirds stop Rangers on third down. JUNIOR MEMBERS OF THE VARSITY TEAM — Row I: Tackle R. Mayhew, Guard D. Davy. Row 2: Tackle D. Tefertiller. Tackle T. Nicholson. 110 J. Irvin punts against Rangers.SOPHOMORE FOOTBALL TEAM — Row 1: P. Fries. J. Owens. S. Luttenbacher, S. Miller. S. Severin, R. Colyer. Row 2: J. Moake. D. Summers. M. Mitchell. A. Griffin. R. Calvert, D. Ward. E. Stoner. J. Niblett. B. Verschueren. Row 3: Coach Wilkinson. J. Nolen. E. Samples, S. Wiggins. J. Moore. T. Pietrontoni, D. Nolen, S. Verschueren, J. Eader, Coach Reach. Fledglings Have Winning Season FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM — Row 1: D. Ivey, G. Tomlinson, R Wilkins. K. Avripas. Row 2: R. Raubach.C. Wortman. B Wiggins. R. Morthland. B. Smith, J. Wiehn, S. Darnell, K. Herron, B. Michaels. Row 3: Coach Wilkinson, B. Rogers, M. Hall. D. Bartom. D. Nolen, D. Henson. L. Randolph, R. Michaels. R. Taylor. R. Hutchcraft, Coach Reach.VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM — Row 1: K. Trovillion, C. Butta. M. Florian. G. Sisk. D. Smith. J. Irvin. F. Fernandez. T. Prusaczyk. Row 2: R. Lewis, E. Shostrom. J. Cima, K. Griffith, K. Harpool. M. Hopkins. J. Wilson. Coach T. Ricci. 1978 BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD REDBIRDS 66 DuQuoin OPPONENTS 54 74 Johnston City 61 59 Centralia 71 60 Harrisburg 55 53 Mount Vernon 46 58 CARBONDALE HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT Belleville East 68 62 DuQuoin 24 48 Thornridge 61 60 Herrin 50 61 Marion 57 40 Benton 47 57 Carbondale 75 74 PYRAMID TOURNAMENT Johnston City 29 57 Marion 56(OT) 47 Harrisburg 48 60 Benton 69 64 Mount Vernon 67(DOT) 63 Pinckneyville 62 49 Marion 78 58 Carbondale 65 60 Centralia 71 64 Johnston City 52 41 Herrin 47 112 REGIONAL TOURNAMENT1 Team Captain Senior Guard Chris Butta Team Captain Senior Forward Joby Wilson t Senior Center Senior Center Eric Shostrom Mike Hopkins 113K. Harpool is ready for action in the Pinckneyville game. K. Griffith shoots over Johnston City defender. MEMBERS OF THE VARSITY TEAM — M. Florian, R. Lewis, J. Cima, K. Griffith, K. Harpool, G. Sisk, F. Fernandez. 114SOPHOMORE BASKETBALL TEAM — Row I: Mgr. K. Trovillion, R. Colyer, S. Richardson, T. Prusaczyk. Row 2: Coach D. Fiori, S. Winter. S. Karnes, S. Wiggins. J. Moore. J. Nolen. J. Moore, J. Moake. FRESHMAN BASKETBALL TEAM — Row I: Mgr. J. Robinson. T. Broy. R. Hutchcraft, K. Herron. C. Wortman. R. Morthland. G. Ward. Row 2: M. Hall, B. Wiggins. K. Anderson. B Brown. R. McPhail, E. Stevens. M. Dunning. K. Gibbs, and Coach D. Dziadus. 115R. Lewis scores two points in the Pyramid Tournament. E. Shostrom fights for the rebound. 116GIRLS' VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM — Row I: P. McGhee, S. Smith. B. Steh, C. Vanwey. D. Darnell. Row 2: Coach G. Hopkins. K. Wilkinson. B. Robinson. L. Patton. R. White. V. Mandrell, M. Conaughty. GIRLS' JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM — Row 1: K. Herron, C. Harrawood. L. Giles. Row 2: S. Perkins. L. Hagar. R. Thompson. T. Rogers. K. Shockley, and Coach G. Hopkins. 1171978-79 GIRLS’VARSITY BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD REDBIRDS OPPONENTS 31 Johnston City 26 22 Zeigler-Royalton 34 42 Marion 32 26 Woodlawn 39 42 McCleansboro 21 39 DuQuoin 52 26 Benton 49 46 DuQuoin 28 39 Harrisburg 62 31 Zeigler-Royalton 34 35 Marion 43 55 McCleansboro 30 47 Johnston City 25 BENTON INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT REGIONAL TOURNAMENT B. Robinson goes up for a lay-up against Zeigler-Royalton. 118 K. Wilkinson scores two for Redbirds.VARSITY WRESTLING TEAM Row I: D. King, M Reed, T. Wiley, T. Ward, A. Melvin. S. Canaan. Row 2: Coach L. DeMattei, J. Morgan, M. Mitchell. T. Warren. D. Davy. W. Taylor, D. Culpepper, and Coach D. Rice. Amos Melvin 119JUNIOR VARSITY WRESTLING TEAM — Row I: F. Conaway. J. Niblett. R. Hutchcraft. G. Tomlinson. K. Avripas. Row 2: Coach Rice. D. Ward, V. Poole. D. Nolen. J. Eader, R. Taylor. T. Smith, Coach DeMattei. Athletic participation requires D. Davy struggles in a grueling match. 120Redbird bench looks on as teammate wrestles in match. endurance, skill, and perseverance W. Taylor works on take down with opponent. Culrvennpr trip tn find thr ripht F.C.H.S. Redbirds are victorious in the annual Pyramid Tournament. L. Patton positions herself for loose ball. A. Melvin is tackled after long gain in the Turkey Day game.Redbird bench relaxes between games. M. Hopkins positions for rebound during Johnston City game. M. Florian displays his ball handling skills. Wrestler J. Morgan attempts to pin opponent. W. Taylor romps to victory. 123F.C.H.S. VARSITY GOLF TEAM — Row 1: S. Winter, M. Karoski, Coach G. Karoski. Row 2: D. Smith, G. Ward, K. Trovillion, R. Lewis. D. Smith proudly displays the Stardust Invitational trophy won by R. Lewis practices putting on number one green, the Redbirds. 124J _ Tollv,tl j Spillman. J. Moake. D. Price. K. Reeves. R. Moore. Row 2: Coach Row j. Irvin. T. Bernhard. D Talbot. P Gnfflth. M. Samples. R. 3. Simmons. 1978 BASEBALL TEAM RowJ o Giovef M Hopkins. E. Shostrom. Fiori.B. Warren. J. Connen. 1978 TRACK TEAM: Row 1: B. Guscniine. D. Davy, B. Verschueren, M. Florian, M. Broy, J. Stevens. J. Connell. R. May. Row 2: R Finney. S. Verschueren. D. Green. C. Butta. S. Wallace, E. Shostrom, S. Winter. Row 3: R. Calvert. M. Boehnlein. S. House. J. Glover. M Dial. D. Nolen. S. Miller. G. Isaacs, G. Hammers. Row 4. Coach Rice. J. Eader, J. Moore. M. Hopkins. J. Cima. Coach Ernest. W. Taylor. J Calcaterra. B. Terry. J. Rogers. Coach Wilkinson. 125GIRLS' SOFTBALL TEAM — Row 1: D. Bartlett, R. Hewlett, P. McGhee. C. Conaughty. D. Darnell, S. Perkins, S. Wade, M. Kerrone. Row 2: K. Herron, A. Davidson. S. Smith, L. Giles, T. Stoner, B. Robinson, V. Mandrell, S. Arnett, G. Herrell, Coach Dean. Varsity cheerleaders lead victory chant during the Pyramid Tournament. 126F.C.H.S. FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE FOOTBALL COACHES — J. Reach and W. Wilkinson. 129Sports Review ’79 130131Football team listens to Coach Ernest during half-time. J. Cima goes for a rebound. Redbird girls win exciting game. J. Wilson drives for a lay-up. 132ADVERTISERS mm Mm «r TERRY'S BARBER SHOP REX WASSON REAL ESTATE 105 South Emma St. West Franlrfort, IL Ph.932-3613 HOLLAND SUPER SAVE PHARMACY Fred L. Kondritz — R.Ph. George D. Miner III — R.Ph. 420 W. St. Louis Phone 932-3011 MIKE'S CONFECTIONERY 407 E. Main Ph. 937-9059 Jerry and Kathy Barnes Owners Complete Line of Sandwiches WATSON'S JEWELERS Authorized Accutron Dealers Priscilla and Cardinal Diamonds 128 East Main W. FrankfortTHE BANK OF WEST FRANKFORT Member F.D.I.C. Patronize Our AdvertisersBest Wishes to the Class of 79 D. MICHAEL RIVA Attorney at Law West Franlrfort 115 E. Main Ph. 937-2404 Czfrieclman s ESTHER SHOP BEN FRANKLIN "We Bring Variety to Life!" 201 E. Main Phone 932-2315 W. Frankfort, III. 1 18 East Main Street Phone 932-5811 West Frankfort, Illinois 62896 50 Years Service to Southern Illinois MURPHY'S AUTOMOTIVE GRINDING COMPANY General Machine Work 303 W. Poplar St. West Frankfort, IL Phone 932-51 12 UNION FUNERAL SERVICE Joe Sabolo — Jim Richerson Phone 932-3333 W. Frankfort Congratulations, Seniors from UNION PHARMACY "Service is Our Business" Phone 932-3963 West Frankfort 136Good Luck From PIZZA INN 705 W. Main W. Frankfort GRIFFIN'S interiors HEIGHTS BAKERY 1802 E. Main St. West Frankfort, IL 62896 311-17 East Main Street Telephone: (618) 932-3265 West Frankfort, Illinois 62896 John E. Goodson — Owner BEN'S OUTLET SHOES W.F.R.X. 1300 A.M. 97.7 F.M. 210 East Main 104 N. Jackson West Frankfort Marion Congratulations 1979 Graduates Good Luck Redbirds "Your Information Station" Ah’ XTER — CABLE SERVICE Box 427 Country Club Road W. Frankfort, IL Ph. 932-2151 137ROECO ROE MACHINE COMPANY Automotive and General Machining RRI West Frankfort Phone 983 5524 KENTUCKY FRIED E. R. BROWN CHICKEN FURNITURE CO. INC. Serving Finger Licking Chicken Over 65 Years and Serving Southern Illinois Tasty Old English Fish 810 W. Main W. Frankfort 401 E. Main W. Frankfort HARRIS' Bright New Store Bright New Looks West Frankfort, IL 138 BARTONI SUPPLY THE • Plumbing Electrical Supplies HAWK West Franlrfort 223 W. Main Ph.937-2515 GOSS • Sony • Jenn Air • Maytag •RCA • Whirlpool Appliance and Service • Amana • Kitchen Aid • Speed Queen • Magic Chet • Corning 229 W. Main W. Franlrfort, IL THE FIRST COMMUNITY BANK OF W.F. STANDARD INSURANCE CHANDLER'S AGENCY HARDWARE AND AUTOMOTIVE 112 East Main West Franlrfort, Illinois 327 East Main Ph.932-5313 Clyde A. Taylor Gene Boner W. Franlrfort. IL 62896 Phone 932-2215 139P. N.HIRSCH CO. 210 W. Main Phone 932-2664 SANDNER ELECTRIC COMPANY West Frankfort We Accept Visa and Mastercharg 903 E. St. Louis 932-2179 FRANK RUSSELL TRUCKING JACK GALLI FOOD PARK AUTO BODY "The Store That Brought "Quality Workmanship" Low Food Prices to West Frankfort" Rt. 37 South 932-6864 230 W. Cleveland W. FrankfortBook Card Shop Russell Stover Candies PIONEER MEAT PROCESSORS and SUMMERS LIMOUSIN RANCH VUce Pioneering in Southern Illinois with Limousin W. Frankfort 114 E. Main BILL CHARLIES TEXACO 932-2840 PASCHEDAG MUSIC HOUSE Phone 932-6911 Logan and Oak Streets 1102 East Main Street W. Frankfort Ph. 932-5363 West Frankfort, IL BEAUTY CHATEAU Phone 932-3317 141WEST FRANKFORT SPORTS CENTER A Division of GarWhitt Corp. 706 South Logan Street Telephone (618) 937-21 19 West Frankfort, Illinois 62896 Name Brands in All Sports Equipment RICK'S STANDARD THE FASHION SHOP "Complete Auto Repair" Southern Illinois' Largest and Finest Store for Women Main and Logan Streets Phone 937-9097 West Frankfort, Illinois PH 937-2042 TERRY HOPKINS RANMAR STANDARD TIRE, INC. State's Attorney "The Tire and Battery People" Franklin County Oak and Logan W. Frankfort See JACOBS-LANE JEWELERS For All of Your Jewelry, Dinnerware, or Camera Needs West Frankfort 142BUD'S MOTORS SALES People Like You Make It Happen At 1201 E. Main Ph.932-6911 Quality Used Cars Dodge Trucks Plymouth Chrysler Ph. 932-5660 Fastest Growing Store in Southern Illinois FERNE'S LOT-O-SAVINGS STORE DAIRY QUEEN Dairii Queen brazier Mrs. Feme (Purdy) Phillips — Owner Bruce Purdy — Co-Owner 1009 East Main St. West Frankfort, Illinois 206 East Main W. Frankfort Phone 937-1742 404 E. Main Say It With Flowers for All Occasions Lacy’s Flowers by Carla and Vicki 932-5771 CLYDE DAY INSURANCE The Finest in Concrete Products from PEKIN 1 ODUM CONCRETE Danny 100 East St. Louis Julian 112 E. Emma W. Frankfort Agent Ph.932-6168 143• Hart Schaffner and Marx • Johnny Carson • Enro Puritan • Damon Robert Bruce • Levi 105 E. Main W. Frankfort, IL ©fie Slosafie Shop REDBIRD BOOSTER CLUB Kick-Off and Tip-Off Ladies' Readyto-Wear 106 East Main Street West Frankfort, Illinois 62896 BARKER DRUG CO. Your Downtown Drugstore In West Frankfort Earl Buffington — Owner and R.Ph. Dennis James — R.Ph. Prescriptions Drugs and Cosmetics Dept. Party Supplies Free Delivery— Pick-up Daily 8:30 A.M. Til 6:30 P.M. Sat's 8:30 A.M. Til 5:30 P.M. annkcJtlyau KITCMUMVISM CANMS 0 Parking Lot in Rear 932-2744 After Hrs. 937-1782 121 E. Main W. Frankfort 145FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 106 W. Oak St., West Frankfort, Illinois Rev. Otto Brown, Pastor Rev. W. D. Berry, Associate Pastor v. Eddie Cox, Minister of Music and Youth S 46MARTY'S MINI-MART 4 Miles East of West Frankfort — Rt. 149 Open Every Day HOME LUMBER COMPANY "Helping to Build Southern Illinois" Jack Woolard — Owner Greg Woolard — Sales Manager Phone:932 3969 101 W. Poplar DOUG KARNES DUNSTON ELECTRIC Real Estate — Main and Logan Complete Electric Service Office Ph. —932 5029 Home Ph.—932 6086 1212 E. Main Ph. 932-5218 West Frankfort, IL W. Frankfort ANITA'S FLOWERS GIFTS Baskets — Rattan — Flowers Unusual Gifts Mrs. Glenn Ashby Manager 503 S. Logan W. Frankfort 147the € raCi hop West Frankfort, IL Compliments of SHELBY'S STOTLAR-HERRIN TOW SERVICE LUMBER COMPANY 932 3083 or 932-6643 102 E. Oak West Frankfort, IL West Frankfort IRVIN'S RESTAURANT Hours: 5:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday Through Saturday 116 East Main Ph. 937-9074 Home-Cooked Meals Home-Baked Pies 148Images Flowers 208 East Main Street West Frankfort, Illinois 62896 Cold Soda After School Snacks Telephone: (618) 937 2522 Henry Zeckert Open 7-1 I 602 E. Main Compliments of BILLGLODICH HONDA 5 Sons and 2 Princesses Ph. 932 6313 WEST FRANKFORT BOWL 108 East Poplar Street West Frankfort, III. 62896 Henry Bozic Lanes: 618-937-9096 Owner Home: 618-627-2528 Wouldn't You Really Rather Have a Buick? DEMARETTI BUICK Joe Demaretti 105 West Poplar West Frankfort, Illinois Phone 932-3919 149WEST FRANKFORT AWNING, IRON, AND GLASS Awnings: Aluminum Canvas Fiberglass Ornamental Iron Spiral Stairways Aluminum Sidings Gary Gusentine 1305 W. Main Ph. 932 5810 Good Luck Birds Compliments of MIKE'S DRIVE-IN Mike Dynis Owner 1007 W. Main 932 2564 03M)El37 MARION PEPSI COLA BOTTLING CO. J.W. SIMMONS STONE FUNERAL HOME 1201 E. Poplar Ph. 932-2126 W. Frankfort, ILCOLEMAN'S CORNER Furniture — Carpeting and Everything for Less YADRO AUTO PARTS "We Make Duals" 300 E. Main W. Frankfort West Frankfort, IL THE DAILY AMERICAN A Dynamic Newspaper Keeping Pace With a Progressive Community 115 S. Emma St. W. Frankfort, IL The Daily American $300,000 y tells West Frankfort Chaml: is for coal mining museum hf M W LUMBER CO. Complete Home Center Greetings from the Center 310 South Logan MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION Ph. 932 3511 West Frankfort Kitchen Cabinet Distributors GLEN WEEKS PONTIAC CHEVROLET Sales and Service On 1-57 and 149 W. Frankfort 151 P. O. Box 454 West Frankfort, IL 62896 Phone (618)937-2451 M MAT INDUSTRIES , rff Mt MMi yaiLtnpa “WELL ALWAYS GIVE YOU MORE” 102 N. Jefferson W. Frankfort, IL 62896 Ml MEM FSLIC PERRY ELECTRONICS SERVICE 1204 W. Oak 932 6580 "We Service and Sell Panasonic Televisions"WALTON'S SERVICE ""PartStnp COMPANY IKTAUTO PARTS Radio — Television — Stereo — CB 1011 W. Main West Frankfort 601 S. Emma "Right Parts — Right Price West Frankfort and Good Advice" Best Wishes from RUSSELL MAGNAVOX Magnavox Sales and Service 10 Years of Service in This Area 103 W. Main • Phone 439-3913 • Benfon, IL 62812 224 E. Main • Phone 937-2011 • W. Frankfort, IL 62896 Congratulations to the Class of 1979 153PROFESSIONAL KYLE VANTREASE ATTORNEY AT LAW DR. IVAN CASE O.S.C. MR. RAYMOND OWENS SEBASTIAN PAGANO D.D.S. RICHARD A. HARPER D.V.M. DUGGER TIRE HIS N'HER OUTLET GALLI AUTO BODY CALDWELL, TROUTT AND ALEXANDER ATTORNEYS AT LAW CABLE TV MR. AND MRS. HIRAM HUGHES BOBG. THOMPSON M.D. DON J. WEBB O.P. DON LUCAS ATTORNEY AT LAW ROBERT H. RITCHASON REAL ESTATE MARLO'S TV AND APPLIANCEADVERTISEMENTS Y. N.CHIOU BRUBAKER M.D. JEWELRY EARL WOODS P. K. PATTON D.D.S. M.D. WRIGHT'S SAWICKI MIDTOWN RADIO SHACK MARKET E. W. BARKDULL t A PN ELVIS NOLEN, REGIONAL SUPT. M.D. OF ED. SERVICES E. DALE BROCK RONALD MINGS O.D. M.D. GENECARELLO P.G.A. GOLF PROFESSIONAL STEWART AND STEWART ATTORNEYS AT LAW MR. AND MRS. D. L. GRIFFIN KEITH HOWARD M.D. DELMAR STUDIO "AVE ET VALE!" WILMA ANDERSON 155Bo 276 W. Franlcfort, IL Hours: 10:00 A.M. —5:30 P.M. Monday Thru Saturday AQUA LAND Tropical Fish . . . Birds Reptiles Pet Supplies Owners: Larry Brenda Wiegand Phone 937-3079 SIPES SUPPLY 'In The Heights" Complete Plumbing, Electrical, and Heating Supplies — Also Sheet Metal Work 326 E. Main West Frankfort, IL 1702 E. Main 932 3066 156HUNGRY JACK'S Beautiful Fashion Fabrics Sandwiches — Plate Lunches — Homemade Pies LYNLEE FABRICS Open 24 Hours West Frankfort Mini-Mall 7 Days a Week 214 W. Main Street 1005 W. Main W. Frankfort West Frankfort, Illinois 62896 SHOETREE GLENN'S FOODWAY 130 East Main 216 W. Main Featuring Connie and Hush Puppies West Frankfort, IL 62896 West Frankfort, Illinois Support the REDBIRDS 157Prescription Drive-Up Window Service Service Free Delivery Professional Building 158 309 W. St. Louis 937-171 I West FrankfortThe Redbird Annual staff would like to thank Mr. Larry DeMattei for his help with this year’s annual. Mr. DeMattei donated a great deal of his time to take some of our action shots, club officers’ pictures, candid shots, sports pictures, and other pictures of various school activities. We deeply appreciate his time and effort in helping us successfully complete the 1979 Redbird Annual. 159. romoletion of an annual The sixty-fifth edition of the 1979 Redbird Annual has now been completed, i n . i is not a solo effort; therefore, there are many people we would like to thank who were in tion. The staff wishes to express its sincere appreciation to Mr. Borton and the faculty for their help and co operation. Thanks also go to the professional people and merchants of West Frankfort for their support. We also wish to thank Delmar Studios for their time and patience. A special thanks goes to Mr. Larry DeMattei for his exceptional photography work. Our appreciation goes to our advisor Mrs. Hellen Mary Batts. Without her guidance and assistance, this annual could never have been completed. As we accepted our positions as staff members, we didn’t realize the great amount of time and responsibility involved. But as the year went on, we felt the work was well worth its time. r WqSJLu V V Aw . - 160Autographs

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