Franklin Central High School - Flashback Yearbook (Indianapolis, IN)

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I;. .1 h !. 4 kMr}: ' kh.m : ■ i ' vi ' ' :■ ' ' ., ' ■• " ; , ' :: ' !M ■ ' f ' ri , FLASfiBACK y C)- « .c? - 4 -a e t Vi J 0 V V n -i Flashback 1969 CONTENTS Student Life 6 Academics 14 Sports 34 Organizations 56 Personalities 72 Index 110 Booster Page 114 FLASHES FOLLOW I THRU J imuficEmAL urns m I ATF.C.H.S. Flashes Amid the psychedelic cluster and confusion of room 113, an air of studious calm pervades between Caranita Kesterson and Phil Utterback as they consult a variety of yearbook references in order to improve the current Flashback. A new student joining the ranks of Flashes fans this year is junior Becky Barnes, who seems to be more intent upon her locker than upon letterman Glen Sutherland. A sure-fire formula for success is a thorough understanding of high school chemistry. On the left, peering through the un- fashionable but necessary safety glasses is Daria Mason, who appears dubious about the result of her experiment. . . . are more than just people. They are hard working, laughing, and loyal fanatics of life. They are Flashes — moving like Flashes and reaching for the impossible with an electrifying and victorious grasp. Flashes Follow in the pathways of the successful. Yet, as they follow, they leave footsteps for poster- ity. In the home, the church, the community. Flashes follow the wise, and set examples for the wise. They are a laughing, diligent and successful group, brimming with the unconquerable hope of youth, yet respectful of the age they follow. Flashes Follow Thru in everything from the hard core studying for final exams to the emotion filled victory for their team. The Flashes Follow Thru in anything they attempt. They begin with their heads down as they charge into the challenge and emerge with head high — wiser and benefiting from the experience. Countless hours are spent in the library as students prepare their term papers. Above are Kathy Allen and Larry Thames, cramming that voluminous amount of work into those few very precious hours before the first draft must be completed. Science department head, Mr. Al Morgan, discusses the head- way being made on the new science wing with fellow science teacher Mrs. Margaret Richwine over a nutritious lunch pre- pared by competent cooks. Some of the many facilities available during the lunch hour are a study room, a snack bar, and the use of the library. Unless the weather conditions are unusually bad, the patio is also a ready resource for enjoying the fresh air and numerous flower beds. A hall where only minutes before students shoved, walked, and pushed, is left only with the echo of the slammed lockers, laughter, and conversation. A hall once over-populated with noise as well as people and laughter is now barren, and a feeling of quiet lonliness persists. The rain, the patio, and a puddled reflection form a misty, moody, and maudlin frame for the art classes as they develop their talents in a colorful and artistic environment. " Spirit, Spirit " . . . Spontaneous and rousing yells burst forth from the pep club and major- ettes as the caped and gloved figures fight vocally for their Flashes who fight physically for a victory to be shared by all. Floats, Game, and Queen Capture Approval Half-time became the climax of the homecoming game as a gala parade of class floats circled the track. Freezing fans eagerly watched as the court was presented and the crowning of Queen Connie Allen took place. Tension mounted even higher as students awaited the announcement of the win- ning float. The momentous evening was capped with a victory over the Chartrand Rams. Taking the traditional journey around the football field. Queen Connie helps add to festivities during half time. Randy Tucker fades into the background after presenting red roses and a crown to the Queen. Her escort is Ron Rockey. Finally breaking the tradition of having losing floats, seniors captured first place in this year ' s competition. " Give ' Em Defeet " was the theme which was portrayed in motion. The ram fell for- ward after being kicked by the Flash. Flashes fans brave the cold weather as they bundle up to watch another homecoming become history. Enjoying half time, those in the press box have the advantage of the best seats. Char- trand Rams could not contend with the mighty F.C. team and had to mark a defeat on their record. Students were entertained afterwards in the gym with the annual dance. Providing the music were the Idle Few. Mike Dougherty received the honor of king and was crowned by Queen Connie. Given the chance to elect representatives, underclassmen experienced voting at the polls on Nov. 5th. Confusion domi- nated the scene and explanations were necessary. Seniors Kathy Kirkham and Sylvia Macaluso attempt to show freshman Jeff Sexton different ways of marking his ballot while fellow- Nat Millie Moore hopes that this selection is for her party. Federalists Becky Schumacher and Mike Parish stand by to make sure that no pressure is placed upon the voter. Politics Produces Champions with Know-How Seniors followed through almost two months of campaigning fo r election of representatives to attend the Purdue Legislature. Primary tasks began in individual government classes and even- tually evolved into posters and slogans seen by all. Competition between the Feds and Nats provided a mood of anticipation for F.C. Flashes. Convention chairman, Becky Schumacher, presides over the Federalist convention while Vickie Crawford performs the many duties of a convention clerk. The Federalist party, through a hard fought campaign, went on to win the election. Anticipation and anxiety mark Doug Crago ' s face during one of the convention recesses. Doug was a candidate for senator of the Federalist convention, but he was defeated by Jim Tandy after four ballots. Homecoming court members for 1969 were (left to right) Seniors Daria Mason, Rick Reed, Claudia Grahn, Jim Tandy, Queen Kathy and King Wally Olin. Junior members were Beth Baird and joe Cougill. Heading the underclassmen were Susie Peek and Bill Speckin joined by Freshmen representatives Carolyn Tawney and Larry Young who complete the court. Royalty of Hearts Reign over Homecoming ' 69 It ' s the only thing that happens to liven the dullness of winter. Everybody is excited — with teachers forgetting homework and all. There ' s a pep session that would wake the dead— not only in spirit, but through noise as well! The evening begins, the game, the crowning of the queen, the soc hop, the king,— all are memories. And then it ' s over. Maybe it wasn ' t all we ' d expected— we ' re left a little bit sad and a bit happy. Its a funny feeling. A homecoming feeling, that becomes a memory. Basketball homecoming Queen Kathy Woods was crowned during the halftime by senior class president Bill Townsend. Smiling seniors Kathy Woods and Wally Olin reigned as King and Queen of Hearts during the Valentine ' s Day fanfare. Charlie Brown Finds First Place ' ' Happiness ' ' The junior skit revealed the secret longings of these robots for human characteristics. They are M. Barclay, A. Henricks, D. Rockey, T. Davis, G. Baldwin, and M. Smith. Expounding on the joy of a carefree life with the song " Windy " are B. Green, J. Akers, M. Clark, and D. Tielking. Toy shop flops became Blue Ribbon winners in their 1969 Blue White Revue Presentation, " The Misfits " by Amy Brandii. Seniors took us for a short trip into Dreamland with Prince Paul Thomas and his Fairy Princess Susan Schular. Good Grief Charlie Brown . . . What an intermission act! Hap- piness is first place!! Members of this Franklin Central Pea- nut ' s gang (minus Snoopy), are Bruce Westphal, Becky Barnes, Mark Barclay, Elaine McDaniel, and Tom Kracht. Members of the Night in Camelot Prom Court were B. Westphal, M. Barclay, M. McKinney, King Tom Kracht, F. Flagle, J. Fiers, ). Cougill, D. McFarland, K. McFarland, S. Price, V. Crawford, and D. Crago 1968 Queen and King, J. Kitley, P. Lewis, K. Trot- ter, J. Coxhead, B. Brandt, B. Baird, N. McFarland, K. Holicraft, A. Henricks, and Queen Jackie Burton. Camelot Captured in Romantic Prom ' s Theme " A law was made a distant moon ago here, July and August cannot be too hot. And there ' s a legal limit to the snow here ... in Camelot. " This legendary land of milk and honey was the setting of the 1969 Junior-Senior Prom. With a little spirit and a lot of work, the juniors turned the Knights of Columbus into the Knights of Camelot. It was a night that spanned a few centuries of time to provide a few hours of pleasure. It now seems like a dream that took place in some fantasy land . . . in Camelot. The romance of dancing under the stars of Camelot was en- hanced by the music of the Jim Edison Band. Queen Jackie Burton and King Tom Kracht reigned over the knights and ladies who attended " A Night in Camelot. " Energetic Flashes Honored for Achievements Hoosier scholars are P. Thomas, R. Neal, J. Tandy, J, Southwood, J. Lamberth, M. Lynn, C. Grahn, R. Entrekin, M. Garriot, D. Crago, S. Dieck, S. Brown, and L. Carlson. R. Rockey (not pictured) HIF H H VVf I B ■■ 1 ■ 1 I H i - ¥m I 1 m ;. ' ..9 1 i Smiling senior, Teresa Butler, holds the plaque on which her name will be inscribed as the 1969 recipient of the Advanced Shorthand Award, an honor bestowed upon few. Senior scholar, Rob Entrekin, received one of many science awards (including a trip to the National Science Fair in Fort Worth, Texas) from instructor Mrs. Margaret Richwine. Recipients of speech club awards were Debbie Service, Cara- nita Kesterson, and Eddie Ahearn. 1969 Pilot Flashes staff members are J. Harmon, J. Tandy, S. Rabourn, A. Lancaster, D. Mason, B. Barnes, G. Baldwin, R. Entrekin, Editor R. Vushkalns, and T. Boyer. Flowering up and following through, in the usual Franklin Central tradition, the speech club presented " David and Lisa " as their second annual spring play. Debuting as the first drama on Franklin Central ' s stage, David (Karl Hinkle), and Lisa (Peggy Schmidt), received rounds of applause. The play itself deals with the story of how two mentally unbalanced youths found reality not in the world from which they withdrew, but in themselves. Spring Showers Add Many Talented Flowers Just as the athlete has his letter, so the musician has the concert. For the 1969 Spring Concert the " 1812 Overture " was presented by the band, while the chorus and singers gave Rodgers and Hammer- stein just tribute with songs from " Carousel " . The evening left with a patriotic goodbye as all three joined in for the " Battle Hymn of the Republic " . - %J ' VH - • . r ■■ ■■ ■ The very last bell, an electric excitement, no homework, no school, sleeping till noon, graduation gifts, graduation cards, congratulations, the tassal swinging in the corner of your eye, the handshakes, the hard blue diploma, the after-grad party. the early morning hours, the last goodbyes . . . thought, re- flection, realization, the future, the sudden feeling that we ' ve only begun a flight of long, steep stairs . . . " We ' ll remember always — Graduation Day. Senior Flashes Ready in Mind and Resource FLASHES FOLLOW THRU miiill E! ■■■lii 4«V1BB I : ii WiM 1 ' , I ri» The Business Department of F.C. is following through this year in many ways, especially with the new intensive laboratory. With the cooperation of the federal government and the local school corporation, Franklin Central now has the oppor- tunity to give the business world some very fine office personnel with a workable knowledge of what happens in various office situations. The basic purpose of this program is to further develop previously acquired skills and to adapt them to realistic office practices. The Business Department offers three majors- stenography, general clerical work, and general business. These courses provide fundamental training in technical skills to challenge involved Flashes. I Miss Melanie Burk, junior class guidance counselor, devotes a period of her busy day to teaching advanced shorthand. Intensive Laboratory Provides Work Ex hi As overseer of our new intensive laboratory, Miss Bonnie Wood- ruff observes senior Sue Sweeney practicing her typing skills. The familiar voice of Mr. John Gruner is often heard in Franklin Central ' s halls as he teaches general business with a pleasing smile. Mrs. Caroline Wessel, as a member of the Business Depart- ment advises students on the shorthand skills involved in the active business world of today. perience for Career Girls Mrs. Helen Ernstes, in the process of helping Joyce Murray on the ten-key adding machine, pauses to assist the class in a bookkeeping problem. She also teaches consumer economics, salesmanship, and office practice. franklin Central ' s Business Department this year added a new development which was met with tremendous enthusiasm by numerous student applicants. From these, twenty girls were chosen to fulfill duties that busy teachers needed done for them. Tfiese students have gained valuable experience in typing, shorthand, and business management. The intensive lab meets during the first two periods of each day. Here Miss Wood- ruff is giving advice to Terry Keller. Math Moves F.C s Men of Old Magic Advising general math student Paul Moore as to the correct procedure in determining the right equation for a tricky problem is Mr. Dick Harpold, another member of F.C. ' s mathematics teaching staff. " Got it now, Paul? " From basic addition and division to sines and cosines, F.C. students are taught the math their particular needs call for. College-bound students discover a five year course awaiting them. On the other hand, those students desiring only the math they will need in their respective skills will obtain an adequate two year course of study. No matter what the need, the F.C. Math Department can and does meet it usually adding the spice of subtle humor. riui3!uiiiK?y , A- A Explaining the techniques involved in plotting the actual dia- gram of a geometric equation is Mr. Jeff Cougill ' s daily assign- Top secret documents? Mysterious blueprints? No, only depart- ment head, Mr. Glenn Eastes ' s assortment of tests ranging from Algebra I to the fifth year math topics, all of which he teaches daily in the infamous Room 107. 18 Electrical Current? Catalysts? Crustaceans? while showing some of his students the finer points in construc- ting an insect collection, biology teacher Mr. Morgan expli- citly explains each procedure from the capturing of a flea to the pinning of a giant water beetle. A wide scope of subjects is covered in our Sci- ence Department. This variety ranges from the number of legs on an insect to the methods used in measuring such things as the amount of power in an electrical current. Mr. Al Morgan ' s biology students study the characteristics of worms, anthro- pods, amphibians, and mammals. At the same time, Mr. Bill Ford ' s classes observe such areas as the methods of collecting gases, functions of catalysts, and the symbolic labeling of chemicals and minerals. However, in addition to chemistry and physics, Mrs. Margaret Richwine ' s students learn the application of algebra in science. " Catalysts " are the subject of Mr. Ford ' s four freshmen physical science classes. Mr. Ford includes experiments in his lectures to make them more interesting. One of his many experiments illustrates the formation of gas over water. In measuring volts of electrical current, physics student Jim Tandy receives comments on different aspects of his experi- ment from physics teacher Mrs. Richwine. From a Political Philosophy to U.S. Economy The successful completion of an all-school election prepared by the senior government classes as well as the informative staging of the Andrew Johnson impeachment trials by juniors highlight the year in the F.C. Social Studies Depart- ment. All in all, our Social Studies Department stirs the students ' imagination and creates an understanding of the laws under which we live. Mr. Bill Bankston and Mr. Roger Cook fill teaching assignments in this field as well. Giving a student a lecture? No, Mr. Bill Clarke is busy explain- ing a few of the problems a U.S. government teacher faces while Mr. Dennis Wiseman, a first semester student teacher, listens with anticipation, eagerness, and hope. " Did you say to fill-a-buster, Mr. Clarke? " questions Senators Sara Luby, Gordon Edwards, and Caranita Kesterson, who seem puzzled as to the exact legislative meaning of Mr. Clarke ' s sorrie- what dubious plan of attack in Student Congress. " Executing a conven- tion, " Mr. Clarke tells Caranita Kesterson, " requires ironing out details through hours of discussion. " One of the most interesting projects of the U.S. history classes is the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson. Here prosecuting attorney, Kirk Freese, examines witness Donna Piepenbrok as Judge Joe Wesseler, defense attorney Mark McKinney, and the jury listen attentively to the testimony. Andrew Johnson — a Prosecution or Defense? Mrs. Dee Anne Williams, who graduated from Indiana Central, is a new member of the Franklin Central history staff. Mrs. Williams teaches government and world history. FHere she lectures her students on the French Revolution. Mr Jim FHoskins, U.S. history teacher, passes papers concern- ing group projects. Students spent the year busily participating in skits, trials, and elections which attempted to actively involve students in the events of yesteryear. Mrs. Jane Morgan prepares those seniors who are bound for a future college career. English grammar is taught by Mrs. Morgan the first semester as a review for the students. The second semester, compositi on and English literature are offered to eager seniors who desire additional learning. Literature Brings Great Writings to Students Mrs. Lucille Peterson, a member of the English Department and junior class sponsor, has sophomore and junior students under her direction. Mrs. Peterson is pictured here showing her " travel " bracelet to junior, Nancy McFarland. Beginning as a student teacher from Ball State University, Mrs. Gayle Heath became a full-time English teacher second semes- ter. Mrs. Heath is pictured teaching students American litera- ture, just one of many requirements of a sophomore. English courses became more challenging and exciting this year with the purchasing of new books. The English Department, headed by Mrs. Jane Mor- gan, consists of seven ambitious teachers. Each stu- dent is required to take three years of English in order to graduate. In his senior year, he may choose English, literature, or composition as elec- tives, all of which are college preparatory classes. Most college-bound students select all the English courses available. Humorous discussions, spine-tingling debates and emotion prone speeches are highlights of Mr. Roger Cook ' s Speech II class. After directing the highly successful senior play, Mr. Cook is now planning another stage production. " Hurry! Hurry! We ' ve got a deadline. " These phrases could usually be heard from room 113 as Miss Melva Cornwell, as sponsor, attempts to emphasize a serious point to the forever hustling Pilot Flashes newspaper staff. Challenging freshmen with new words, ideas, and stories, Mrs. Georgia Stumpf presents each day ' s lesson with renewed vitality and enthusiasm. Her detailed but understandable expla- nations include patience and perseverance. Literary ballads and folklore were brought to real life by Mr. Williarri Bankston assisted by Mr. Doug Stevens in his junio r English classes. Many enjoyable and educational moments are experienced as ballads are vocalized. Language Classes Say Bonjour, Hola, Vale! " Bonjour, " " Hola, " " Vale " . . . hellos from three different foreign languages, French, Spanish, and Latin. The study of foreign language is an im- portant part of the school ' s curriculum because it widens the student ' s knowledge and environ- ment and familiarizes him with the country ' s native way of life. Three years of foreign language are now offered, and many students benefit from this program. Mrs. Lucy Miner, Mrs. Eileen Thomas, and Miss Mary Kay Stephenson contribute daily to the enrichment of our student ' s understanding of foreign lands. " Sum, es, est, summus, estis " . . . the Latin verb " sum " as it is conjugated by freshman Mark Baird. Here Latin instructor, Mrs. Thomas, eagerly assists. Mrs. Thomas is also a member of the guidance department at Franklin Central. Beep, beep . . . here comes another member of Franklin ' s English and foreign language staff. Mrs. Miner teaches French 1,11, and Fnglish Ml, VIII. As shown above Mrs. Miner is chasing the " Road Runner " through a crowded hall. " por eso " . . . the Spanish expression meaning " therefore " or " that ' s why " is frequently used by Miss Stephenson and her students. Besides being a Spanish I and II instructor. Miss Stephenson also teaches English I and II. Running a library smoothly is an important as well as a time- consuming job. The efficiency and success of our library can be attributed to Mrs. Thelma Shutt. Her efforts to improve and update our present library facilities are positive proof of her objective interest in the educational advancement of our com- munity. In the above picture, Mrs. Shutt examines some of the many new books received this year in preparation for their entries in the card catalog. Library Facilities Are Improved This Year Many new books, visual aids, and more research materials have been added to the library at Frank- lin Central this year. Our head librarian, Mrs. Thelma Shutt, was able to accomplish this improve- ment with the help of the federal government. Mrs. Shutt should be commended for her efforts and for her interest in the student body. This year a new assistant has been added to the library staff, Mrs. Elsie Freese. An F.C.H.S. student librarian, Marsha Miller, performs her daily task of replacing library books which have been returned by student borrowers. Many student librarians spend their mornings working in the library. Teacher ' s aid, Mrs. Elsie Freese, works industriously on the card catalog of our library, inserting entries for new materials that have supplemented the improvement of our facilities. Mrs. Freese is also supervisor of the study hall. Home Economic and Jeanette Hurst, a beginning home economics student, learns the basics of cooking as she removes her product of individual pizzas from the oven. Miss Ruth Greenham, who instructs home eco- nomic students, places tremendous emphasis on the importance of a basic knowledge in home- making for every young woman. As a part of their required projects, the girls complete meals, dresses, coats, and suits. To make a more realistic environment, ovens and sewing machines are used. Learning to measure, beat, pour, and sift, is part of Home Eco- nomics 1. Here Patty Newman and Jeanette Hurst practice their newly acquired cooking skills. In the future these girls will use this training to become better homemakers. Miss Ruth Greenham instructs home economic students at Franklin Central. She contends that the purpose of home eco- nomics is to prepare the students to become better home- makers in the future. Miss Greenham sponsors the Future Homemakers Club and their activities such as selling Christmas cards, preparing dinners for their mothers, and viewing educa- tional films. Here Miss Greenham displays a miniature home constructed as a project by one of her students. ndustrial Art Students Gain Vocational Skills The Industrial Arts Department offers experience and opportunity for interested students at F.C.H.S. This department is headed by Mr. Wilbur Meyer, who is assisted by Mr. Bill Reed and Mr. Norm Starkey. The new wing will provide this department with modern facilities to expand its programs for students that they serve. Mr. Starkey is a prominent member of the industrial arts staff. As well as instructing electrics, drafts, and woods, he also teaches physical education. Mr. Bill Reed is a versatile and smiling member of Franklin Central ' s faculty. As an industrial arts instructor, Mr. Reed is seen above in his role as a drafting teacher, while sophomore Don Rode appears to be engrossed in his work. Advanced metal ' s student, senior Jim Gray is skillfully assisted by Mr. Meyer in learning the tedious but basic techniques ap- plied in the molding of metal into shapes that are productive and useful, as well as artistic. Intent, upon doing his project well, senior Bob Penny carefully shapes a metal bar on an anvil. Mr. Meyer watches on and occasionally suggests some of his won trade secrets that will undoubtedly benefit Bob in his future. P.E. Contributes to Fitness of F.C. Students In one phase of the physical education semester, the freshmen and sophomore girls participate in gymnastics. As shown above, physical education teacher Mrs. Crise demonstrates to her attentive students her skill on the trampoline. After watching. each student is able to " try her luck " on the trampoline, the parallel bars, the balance beams, the side horse, or the ropes. To supplement her classes, Mrs. Crise supervises extra-curricular C.A.A. activities. Student teaching physical education and health is Mr. Bob Smock from Indiana Central College. In the above picture Mr. Smock is supervising students Richard Sircy at the parallel bars while Mike Hopkins and Dennis Everts assist. Physical education at F.C.H.S. covers a wide range of activities. Volleyball, gymnastics, and tumbling are general favorites. Under the direction of Mrs. Jennifer Crise, Mr. Larry Hanni, Mr. Jim Hoskins, and Mr. Norm Starkey, the involved freshmen and sophomores learn rules and format of the program that is, in many cases, the highlight of their school year. In the health orientation classes, students learn about the body and its functions as well as being better, healthier citizens. An avid advocate of the Flashes and eleven year veteran of Franklin Central is Mr. Larry Hanni, who not only fulfills the duties of athletic director but is also a health, physical education, and biology instructor as well. Representation of Flashes is plentiful in Mr. Anderson ' s art classes. He plans and provides, but especially stinnulates novices to create and execute ideas which become tangible objects of pride, beauty, and signals of individuality. " See, it might be done like this, " says Mr. Anderson as he skill- fully sketches a rural scene for Judy Reuter as Roberta Carlson, Laura Ray, and Marvin Hittle diligently w ork to complete their own individual rural scenes in watercolors. Behind every artist, is there a Mr. Zane Ander- son? Well, there is behind an F.C. artist. Knowing that artistic talent must be developed, Mr. Anderson requires his students to begin dis- playing their " know-how " by practice drawing trees and portraits. From there students are en- couraged to display in areas of paints, pastels, and watercolors. Then when the student feels and illustrates a certain sense of confidence, he goes on to learn techniques and uses of coloration. Artistic Flashes Profit from New Instructor An addition to the faculty is Mr. Zane Anderson, art teacher. Each day he instructs high school art classes and classes in the elementary school. Here Mr. Anderson demonstrates how a bottle is decorated to suit the tastes of a few students. Lighted multicolored candles are held over the bottle allowing the wax to drip. With a quick but steady move of the hand and an artis- tic quality in the eye, the bottle becomes a work of beauty and pleasure. Flashes Display Miscellaneous Musical Skills The band and choir is directed by Mr. Bob Ferris. Mr. Ferris does not simply direct the nnusic stu- dents, but he also teaches the finer points and tricks used to create beautiful music. Some of the devices he uses consist of vocal exercises for the choir and chorus students, and of course, diligent practice on the part of the singers. In the band, difficult measures of music are gone over until they are perfect. Mr. Ferris is also a performer as well as a teacher. He sings and plays the piano himself when he is instructing his choir classes. . . Another virtuoso? If one could consider a tuba player a virtuoso, then senior Steve Dieck would be Franklin Central ' s. As a senior, Steve has had the honor of being one of F.C. ' s better tuba musicians for four years. ' - t Another F.C. Good Samaritan lends a helping hand. It is necessary in band, as in other activities, to develop a sense of well-being toward others. This is utilized when one player turns a page while the other is still playing. " Noel, Noel, Noel! " rang through the gymnasium as the music department presented a magnificent Christmas salute in song. After a glorious instrumental medley by the concert band, the combined choir and chorus sang several uniquely arranged carols. The Fr.anklin Central Singers as well as the dance band specialized on several show-stopping numbers. The finale came with the entire music ensemble harmoniously uniting to present a most wonderful composition. Amy Brandii is shown here " ringing her chimes. " It is a com- mon sight to see the F.C. band marching in the blistering heat and gusty winds around the school practicing for their half- time performance of the Friday night game. pf Ti VfKH s mH ? J Fx. H __ fl l HE gt M%mBfi. sUhI Seniors in English class find the reading lab a very worth- while course. While preparing for college, seniors improve their reading rate and comprehension of the various books, essays, and the many films that are used for the completion of the course. The shadowscope is most often used by students to increase their vocabulary, to speek their reading, and to com- prehend what they read. All through life students will benefit from their accomplishments. Mr. Knoop Produces Much Faster Flashes Under the instruction of Mr. Marvin Knoop, the reading lab students at Franklin Central are given the opportunity to improve their reading ability and comprehension. Each student enrolled in an English class is expected to report to the reading lab once a week for further instructions from Mr. Knoop. Many students have improved their reading abilities from this course. A record of the individual ' s progress is kept and checked weekly by Mr. Knoop. Progress should, and usually does, steadily im- prove from week to week with the continued use of the equip- ment. The result — Faster Flashes. At the end of the day, Mr. Knoop checks students ' progress. He notes whether they improve their reading rate or remain the same. At the end of the semester, reading grades are com- bined with students ' grades in English. Mrs. Lillian Maze, special education instructor, aids her students, Renee Clark and Dale Boehle, with their reading lesson. Mrs. Maze tries to give each of her students individual attention to help them with their special needs. A project in production by the special education class was a shoe-shine kit. Materials including wood, felt, and sheepskin were prepared by cutting, sanding, and refinishing. Then the parts were attached, properly packaged, and sold. The purpose of the Special Education Department of Franklin Central is to increase the student ' s academic knowledge and to prepare the students to enter into high school education. This year the department included a " Special Needs " project financed by federal funds to increase the student ' s vocational ability and aptitude. A " Special Needs ' ' Program Develops Ability This project prepared by the class is the " Indiana Clock. " The stude nts prepared the wood for the face of the clock by cutting it in the shape of Indiana, attached gold numerals and hands, assembled the working parts, and then attached the mounting. One of the activities of the students is to fold the programs for the coming basketball and football games. Don Souders, Renee Clark, Don Britton, Kathy Patrick, and Richard Brokamp busily prepare for this year ' s football homecoming. FLASHES FOLLOW 1HRU " We ' re Tough! Real Tough! Tough Enough! " Varsity! FIRST: P. Shott, S. Arvin, D. Cinder, Coach Hoskins, Coach Reed, Coach Cruner, L. Kesterson, M. Dougherty, K. Oakley SECOND: D. Sweeny, J. Hunter, T. Kinser, W. Olin, M. Geier, D. Manner, D. Chaney, L. Lowes, J. Lawrence, G. Sutherland THIRD: j. Large, J. Ritter, P. Morgan, D. McFarland, D. Hornsby, G. Elder, M. Barclay, T. Morgan, J. Cougill, J. New- man, H. douse. K - " t ' ' ii H 1968 Flashes Football Record F.C. 37 Westfield F.C. 19 Beech Grove F.C. 14 Greenfield 13 F.C. 54 New Palestine 26 F.C. 12 Chartrand 6 F.C. 34 Pike F.C. Decatur 25 F.C. 39 Shelbyville 13 F.C. 46 Lawrence 25 F.S. ' s star quarterback Joe Cougill is in typical action as he re- trieves the " old pigskin " for the Flashes from a worthy but dis- putable opponent. The varsity football team certainly followed through with a commendable 9 — 1 record which is the best ever at F.C. Only falling into the hands of defeat once, the football players proved too tough and experienced for contenders to even compete with. Receiving the honor of coaching a team which went undefeated in the Capital District Confer- ence, Coach Bill Reed can be proud of the trophy which represents perseverance. Outstanding var- sity players who set a record by making the All- County team were Dan Chaney, Joe Cougill, and Mike Dougherty. " That should confuse their defense, " agrees Coach Hoskins as Coach Reed and his assistants make plans for victory before the Flashes engage their opponents in battle. Apprehension dominates all three faces of the coaching staff as they watch the performance of our team. Coach Bill Reed and assistants, Mr. )im Hoskins and Mr. John Gruner, give our boys all the sideline support they can. Reserves compiled a record of 2 — 3 — 2 for Coach Jim Hoskins who has been coaching the reserves for three years. Scrimmage against the varsity provided plenty of extra work and experi- ence for the following boys: FRONT: D. Sutherland, P. Morgan, J. Cox, D. Meachum, J. Newman, F. Worrell, N. Belton SECOND: J. Hunter, J. Large, J. Pease, E. Ridout, D. Sweeney, T. Shilling THIRD: G. Elder, J. Ritter. E. Endicott, N. Clodfelter, M. Barclay, T. Morgan, R. Hawk. Freshmen Show Promise as Future Varsity Here ' s to the Frosh for their successful attempt to finish with a 4 — 3 winning season! FRONT: Coach Hapola, N. Smith, ). Cox, M. Cronley, L. McCullough, M. Howard, L. Boggs, M. Kava- naugh, J. Vaughn, and T. Howard MIDDLE: ). Veal, B. Luther, M. Mullen, D. Hubbard, C. Geier, M. Poland, M. Newbold, G. Green, M. Sims, K. Hankins, and B. Welborn BACK: T. Bond, T. Morgan, M. Hamilton, J. Tandy, G. Ellis, A. Gullett, D. Eddy, T. Chaney, M. Dougherty, and B. Russell. From the sidelines is Coach Dick Harpold and a few squad members who carefully watch their team in action as they display a certain talent that marks the class of 72. " You guys listen carefully now, because here ' s what we ' re going to do, " says Coach Harpold who looks like he may have a few " tricks up his sleeve " that he wants his team to use as a victory element. In conveying these pointers to his team. Coach Harpold " fires ' em up " in a pre-game pep talk. In a varsity game, the outcome of a single play can determine whether the team playing offense has a chance to make a come- back. In this next crucial play, head and assistant coaches. Bill Reed and John Cruner, anxiously look on. Varsity Coach Reed knows what must be done in the next play of this game. Coach Reed secretly conveys this significant infor- mation to junior quarterback, Joe Cougill. To hear Coach Reed ' s vital message, Joe called a time-out. Coaches Inspire Flashes to Winning Season Our varsity football coaches, Jim Hoskins, Head Coach Bill Reed, and assistant coaches John Cruner and Richard Harpold, succeeded in rallying the varsity squad to finish the season with the best record ever realized by an F.C. football team. We at F.C. are truly fortunate to have four such out- standing, skillful, and capable leaders in varsity ranks. The hard-working, record setting cross-country team for 1968 was made up of the following harriers who were ' coached by Mr. Larry Hanni; FRONT: Davis Sisk, B. Townsend, H. Yensel, Dennis Sisk, D. Wulf, T. Brown, R. Rockey REAR: P. Woolman, G. Stillabower, T. Kract, G. Younce, D. Rockey, B. Westphal, ]. Lamberth, R. Lamberth. Our Harriors Repeat, " Two Miles or Bust! M Coach Hanni instructs Tim Brown as to the Flashes ' strategy. Time, patience, and knowledge of the sport are required to produce a successful team— all of which our F.C.H.S. coach posesses. He uses his skills to our best advantage. 1968 Cross-Country Record F.C. 20 Greenwood 39 F.C. 29 Chartrand 27 F.C. 26 Pike 29 F.C. 38 Greenfield 17 F.C. 19 Marshall 42 F.C. 19 Chatard 44 F.C. 15 Franklin 50 F.C. 19 New Palestine 44 F.C. 23 Beech Grove 38 F.C. 19 Martinsville 43 Finishing the season with 7 wins and 5 losses, F.C.H.S. harriers gave a respectable record to Coach Hanni. Adding more praiseworthy accom- plishments to their credit was a second place finish in the Capital District Conference. Holly Yensel paced the team with a new school record. With only four seniors on the team, the returning letter- men will be expected to perform even better in the year to come. Stamina, endurance, and will-power contribute to winning ath- letes as Holly Yensel, an outstanding junior, well understands. He set a new school record for the two mile course giving him the first place position on the team. Five effervescent Flashes are the 1968-1969 varsity cheerleaders Daria Mason, Kathy Anderson, Rita Vuskalns, Jackie Burton, and Nancy McFarland, who cheered our team to a record- breaking season in football and to our smashing victories in bas- ketball. Cheerleaders Bestow Soul Power on Flashes " We got soul, now you get some! " And you know they ' ve got real soul. You can see it in their faces filled with a fierce, spirit-boosting pride, that bursts from them in rhythmic, timed shouts of " Spirit, Spirit, let ' s hear it. " Our cheerleaders yell as if the victory depended on it — and in part it does. The many activities of a cheerleader vary from attending the summer s ession of Smith- Walbridge camp to preparing a skit that, while it brings laughter, also projects to all a hope-filled spirit of total victory, a spirit that can be found only in Flashes. Smiling reserves, acting as a ready supply of pep and enthusi- asm, keep the value of our spirit constant as they lead their Flashes. Reserve cheerleaders are Patti Brandt, Sara Miller, Peggy Schmidt, Mary Stillabower, and Kathy Cunningham. Freshmen power packs are Bonnie Young, Lana Black, Carol Kramer, Debbie Davis, and Carolyn Tawney who provided the spark of spirit needed to lead the freshmen Flashes to winning season in basketball and football. Basketball Team Stirs F.C. Fans to Cheers 1 Bi j H . U4o 1 1 i W 1 1 " J B f Hi iH As John Bymaster dares his opponent to steal the basketball, Mark McKinney apprehensively watches team positioning. Coach Knoop used time-outs to change team strategy as Dan McFarland, Bill Dougherty, and Wally Olin listen attentively. Varsity team tried a formula of speed, endurance and team ef- ford to compile a 10 — 12 record. Mr. Marvin Knoop and Mr. Norman Starkey coached the following boys: Ron Rockey, Joe Cougill, Mark McKinney, Bill Dougherty, Wally Olin, Phil Olin, John Bymaster, Don Rockey, Kirk Freese, and Dan McFarland. 1968-1969 BASKETBALL SEASON RECORD PC. 64 New Palestine 56 F.C. 74 Greenfield 85 F.C. 93 Center Grove 84 F.C. 74 Pike 68 F.C. 80 Marshall 93 F.C. 71 Triton 73 F.C. 54 Howe 71 F.C. 58 Speedway 71 F.C. 58 Chatard 82 F.C. 70 Decatur Center 81 F.C. 93 Greenwood 74 F.C. 68 Ben Davis 64 F.C. 56 Southport 79 F.C. 57 Chartrand 59 F.C. 77 Muncie Central 75 (overtime) F.C. 81 Morristown 75 F.C. 75 Lawrence Central 57 F.C. 77 Beech Grove 64 F.C. 74 Whiteland 85 F.C. 59 Warren Central 71 F.C. 80 Waldron 61 F.C. 74 Shelbyville 90 John Bymaster and Wally Olin spring in vain for a needed re- bound while Mark McKinney prepares to give assistance if need- ed. Knoop Works Anticipation and Defense Year The contagious disease so com- mon in Indiana seized Flashes ' fans when the basketball team entered upon the court for another exciting and unpredictable season. It was a season of surprises, disappoint- ments, heartaches, and moments of joy. In retrospect it was a sea- son which reaped endurance and experience from all who participated. Gaining this experience and work- outs from competitive teams were ten diligent players and two dedi- cated coaches. Practice began early in November and continued every night for five months. Cagers had twenty-two chances in which to skillfully execute their knowledge and they followed through with a 10 — 12 record. Words of encouragement, words of advice, and sometimes words of disgust all origi- nated from Coach Knoop on the sidelines. Coach Starkey watches worriedly while Coach Knoop shouts warnings to the team. Fast and flashy Dan McFarland evades opposi- tion as he drives forcefully for those points. R. Hawk, R. Swengel, T. Morgan, D. Driml, G. Younce, N. Clodfelter, G Goii D. Cooper, J. McCullough, J. Lawrence, H. Jones, Coach Norm Starkey. Unrelenting Flashes Attain " You ' re in fine shape. Just get those rebounds! " Coach Knoop huddles with his team to recharge enthusiasm and spark victory. Facial expression plus skill equals two points? Airborne Joe Cougil tries out the combination as he lines up for a basket. Dan McFarland controls the ball for a possible lay-up. Senior Bill Dougherty appears to be suspended in time while Wally Olin awaits doubtfully the outcome of the race. Hard-earned Satisfaction of Following Thru Hands up for classroom participation? No, just Joe Cougill following through after passing the ball to an assisting F.C. player. ' Hands up! " becomes a famous cry from the sidelines vhere Coach Knoop observes all actions of his team. Morgan ' s Mat Masters Pin Winning Season 1968-69 WRESTLING RECORD F.C. 42 Ben Davis, 10 F.C. 33 Beech Grove, 18 F.C. 36 Chartrand, 13 F.C. 33 Lawrence Central, 20 F.C. 22 Warren Central, 18 F.C. 40 Southport, 13 F.C. 16 North Central, 25 F.C. 32 Decatur Central, 13 F.C. 34 Evansville, 15 F.C. 32 Manual, 11 F.C. 14 Bloomington, 27 F.C. 32 Crawfordsville, 13 F.C. 49 University Bloomington, 1 Heavy-weight grappler Steve Dieck topples a fellow mat master in an effort to pin another victory on his record. Following grapplers, c oached by Mr. Al Morgan, boast a win- ning season; S. Rabourn, ). Smith, J. Denien, H. Clouse, D. Manner, J. Rabourn, Mr. John Cruner, Mr. Bill Reed, S. Dieck, G. Ellis, K. Oakley, R. Day, P. Young, R. Entrekin. Coach Al Morgan, commonly known as " Smash, " instigated five individual grapplers and the entire team to sectional championships. The five in- dividual w inners pictured here are John Smith, Jim Rabourn, John Denien, Hank Clouse and Sam Rabourn. Smith and Denien later moved on to be- come state champs. State Fame Mats a Way into F. C. Records Morgan Smasher, 127 lbs. Hank Clouse, pins another victory to his 25—1 record. Mat master John Smith, 112 lbs. wrestler, proudly displays the H.F. Mumby Award as the outstanding wrestler in the state. Individual Experience and Endurance Reap Headstands? No, just Paul Young contending with opponent. Morgan ' s Mat Men compiled individual experi- ence and endurance to rack up another prosperous season. After suffering one defeat last year, grap- plers pulled through again this year and handed eleven defeats to thirteen contenders. The trophy case is garnished with three more trophies col- lected by them. Having been obtained at county, conference, and sectional levels, these represent hard work and " Morgan motivation. " Senior John Smith, who wrestles in the 112 pound class, rein- forced F.C. wrestlers statewide recognition by achieving the dexterity needed to obtain the Mum- by Award. This is F.C. ' s second consecutive year to capture this honorable award. Senior John Denien also brought back fame by attaining a 27—1 record in the 120 pound class plus the state championship. Returning sectional champs Hank Clouse and Jim Rabourn will become the backbone of the team since graduation will deprive the 69-70 team of many outstanding seniors. State champion John Denien exhibits token of hard work. Disregarding opponent ' s agony, Hank Clouse goes in for pin Combined Effort to Produce a Winning Season Many athletes were honored at the spring sports awards program. Taylor presents state champs John Smith and John Denien and Among those honored were Mr. Morgan ' s grapplers. Above Mr. sectional champ Hank Clouse with their trophies. State Champ John Smith applies a reverse half-nelson on his unsuspecting opponent in preparation for a possible pin. John Denien demonstrates a surf board hold on his opponent, hoping to add another victory to his 27 — 1 record. Franklin Central Flashy Fieldmen Capture Varsity baseball. FIRST ROW: M. Schwartz, B. Lyons. SECOND D. Rockey, D. Foley, T. Morgan, D. DrimI, ]. Cougill, D. McFar- ROW: Jim Rabourn, Jeff Rabourn, S. Price, G. Sutherland, j. land, R. Rockey, Coach Marvin Knoop. Wise, D. Manner, E. Berry. THIRD ROW: Coach Norm Starkey, With a mighty swing, batter Dave DrimI makes a drive to center field for a single, bringing F. C. closer to victory. Pitcher Dan McFarland, with a contorted expression, attempts to throw his curve ball across the plate for a strike. Many Slugging Victories The Speedway sparkplug isn ' t quite sparky enough against flashing third Franklin Central ' s pitching staff flashes a blazing pitch across the plate for baseman, Steve Price, as the runner is out. a strike against a frazzled sparkplug. Reserve Baseball: FRONT ROW: C. Wood, M. Mullen, R. Rowe, D. Cooper, B. Luther, M. Hopkins, D. Hall, D. Foreman, D. Hubbard. SECOND ROW: Coach Marvin Knoop, L. Blevins, L. Young, J. Tandy, S. Sluder, J. Pease, E. Hinkle, R. Blankenship, R. Swengel. Hoskins ' Cindermen Pacing himself to move ahead. Holly Yensel starts for a fast and furious finish hoping to capture a first place ribbon for F.C. With exceptional talent, the 1968-1969 track team finished the year with five wins, three losses, two second place finishes, one third, and one fourth. One of the seconds came to our cinder- men as they participated in the Capital District Conference. Two first place medals were brought home from the Hoosier Relays held at Blooming- ton early in the season. Desperately trying to maneuver his swinging arms and legs over the balanced bar, a F.C. Flash trackman hopes to succeed. The F.C.H.S. 1968-1969 cindermen who represented their school proudly were as follows: FRONT ROW: R. Lamberth, T. Trimble, P. Morgan, D. Meachum, J. Trimble. SECOND ROW: J. Lamberth, T. Kinser, D. Sisk, T. Kracht, R. Kattau, H. Yensel, T. Smith, D. Wulf, B. Townsend. THIRD ROW: Coach Harpold, P. Woolman, J. Bymaster, B. Dougherty, C. Younce, P. Shott, Coach Jim Hoskins. Maneuver to Blue Ribbons in Hoosier Relays The stress and strain on runner Phil Shott ' s face are examples of the exertion required of a valuable cinderman. Leaping higher is the job of trackman Bill Dougherty as he hurtles the high jump attempting to bring home another first. F.C. ' s outstanding runner Holly Yensel gives one-hundred percent to maintain his position as number one miler. Flying high Terry Smith reaches for that extra one-fourth inch in order to successfully execute his strenuous efforts as pole vaulter for the Franklin Central Flashes. Joe Grahn, recipient of the Golfer of the Year Award, displays his winning form at one of F.C. ' s golf meets. Kevin Wheatley shows promise as an asset to F.C. ' s golf team. Coach Cougill Inspires F.C. ' s Golf Enthusiasts f f f Flashes golf team. FRONT ROW: D. Rode, J. Lawrence, K. Wheatley, D. Bosenberg, BACK ROW: Coach Jeff Cougill, J. Grahn, K. Freese, M. Barclay, D. Eddy. Netters Arouse Rackets with Swinging Actions Tennis Team: FRONT ROW: J. Barker, M. Sims, J. Burris, L. Dahl, E. Ridout, Coach William Bankston. BACK ROW: S. Rabourn, J. Sexton, J. Lucas, P. Utterback, M. McKinney, D. Sircy, N. Hale. The tennis team, under the direction of a new coach, Mr. William Bankston, showed their ability this year against their opponents, both upcourt and backcourt as Mark McKinney, number one man, and Phil Utterback, number two man, teamed up to form a formidable double. Mark McKinney, Phil Utterback, Sam Rabourn, Jim Lucas, and Jeff Sexton, the top five of the varsity team, led the netters to hard-fought but rewarding victories. mm . Mark McKinney, number one netter, demonstrates the form that he puts into practice when he ' s trying to return one of those upcourters. Senior Phil Utterback shows his back hand skill executed against an opponent as the ball goes over the net to score another point. FLASHES FOLLOW THRU EEiHjnHmni Boyer and Entrekin Unite to Lead Informed Gary Baldwin, junior representative, introduces his bill at a Student Council meeting while Teresa Boyer, president, and Mr. Potts, sponsor, privately discuss possible acception of this bill. Both Student Council and National Honor Soci- ety add to the all around discipline and honor of F.C. Student Council, representing the entire stu- dent body, voted on various school issues . and sponsored and conducted all Homecoming activi- ties. National Honor Society, sponsored by Mrs. Eileen Thomas, conducted an initiation ceremony to induct new members. Rob Entrekin served as president, Mike Garriott, vice-president, Claudia Grahn, secretary, and Wally Olin as treasurer. R. Bell, C. Grahn, R. Vuskalsn, S. Clark, J. Martin, J. McGee, A. Lancaster, R. Reel, S. Brown, C. Kesterson, D. Mason, J. Southwood, R. Neal, C. VanTreese, J. Tandy, ]. Burton, P. Young, R. Entrekin, L. Carlson, L. Blevins, W. Wilson, M. Linn, Mrs. Thonnas, M. McKinney, D. Rockey, W. Olin, M. Garriott, S. Dieck, J. Grahn, ). Lamberth, P. Thomas. 1968-69 Student Council officers were as follows: FRONT: Teresa Boyer, pres., Kathy Woods, sec, Mark McKinney, treas., and Mr. Tom Potts, sponsor. Ron Rockey, vice-presi- dent, is not pictured. Tri-Hi-Y: FRONT: C. Kesterson, S. Brown, J. Southwood, C. Grahn, R. Vus- kalns, and E. McDaniel. SECOND: S. Peek, P. Schmidt, J. McGee, J. Kitley, A. Vuskalns, and Mr. Sloehr. THIRD: T. Butler, B. Parish, K. Anderson, A. Lan- caster, J. Martin, L. Wilcher, and Mrs. Miner. FOURTH: Nancy McFarland, J. Harmon, R. Bell, M. Stillabower, E. Westby, K. Williams, and P. Brandt. FIFTH: D. Mason, K. Woods, C. Pfendler, A. Brandii, C. Sheets, A. Hendricks, J. Burton, K. Dieck, and P. Ward. Hi-Y and Tri-Hi-Y Offer Service to Community Franklin Central is very proud of two service clubs, Tri-Hi-Y and its brother organization Hi-Y. Among various activities this year, Tri-Hi-Y sent valentines and cookies to Franklin Central gradu- ates now serving in the armed forces and deco- rated the patio at Christmas. Hi-Y opposed the faculty at a basketball game and aided families in the community at Thanksgiving. Hi-Y, sponsored by Mr. Bill Reed, is the brother club of Tri- Hi-Y. Active members are shown above as follows; FRONT ROW: D. Chaney, R. Tucker, S. Rabourn, D. Smith, P. Young, and P. Shott. SECOND ROW: Sponsor, Mr. Reed, D. Sisk, E. Karch, M. Shear, and B. Townsend. THIRD ROW: G. Suther- land, S. Humphries, P. Thomas, G. Lawson, and T. Trimble. BACK ROW: L. McFarland, K. Oakley, J. Cougill, M. McKinney, L. Wickliff, R. Spencer, and J. Trimble. Tri-Hi-Y and Hi-Y officers were as follows: FRONT: Sue Brown, Rita Vuskalns, Claudia Grahn, Elaine McDaniels, Caranita Kes- terson, Janet Southwood. BACK: Randy Tucker, Paul Young, Phil Shott, Dan Chaney, and Dale Smith. S«esu «lfi Future Teacher officers and their sponsor are pictured above participating in the morning task of selling donuts. They are Mark Geier, vice, pres.; Janet South- wood, sec; Caranita Kesterson; Caludia Grahn, treas.; and Mr. Eastes. F.T.A. and Sigma Mu Prepare for Future The Future Teachers Club, sponsored by Mr. Glen Eastes, framed a familiar morning cafe- teria scene as they fed many students donuts and milk. FTA began sell- ing donuts in October and after eight months they had greatly in- creased the size of their treasury and helped fi- nance many . projects with this money. Above is Caranita Kesterson, FTA president, who points out our own city on one of the maps purchased by FTA for the main hall. They also sponsored a supper after a basketball game for a most deserv- ing team. Sigma Mu ' s eleven members were spon- sored by chemistry and physics teacher, Mrs. Margaret Richwine. Member, Rob Entrekin, won a top honor in the annual Science Fair and thus was awarded a trip to Washington, D.C. Sigma Mu: BACK: S. Dieck, D. Crago, M. Garriott, R. Franklin, G. Lawson, G. Edwards, J. Oglesby FRONT: R. Entrekin, K. Martin, B. Tandy, Sponsor Mrs. Richwine, and M. Linn. Speech Club Enters Most Challenging Contests Mr. Roger Cook, in his second year of teaching at F.C., made a most successful year of the Speech and Debate Club. He was aided by Jamie Wood, president, Debbie Ser- vice, vice-president, and Teresa Boyer, Secretary. The Speech team re- ceived various awards and ribbons for outstanding achievements. From the sectionals came three individual winners who went on to the re gion- als. The debate team sponsored its own debate tournament at Indiana University in February with nearly thirty schools attending. Although no F.C. debate team received any great awards this year, experienced debaters still have next year to look forward to. At the right is the Speech Club listening to Joann McGee, senior, recite her humorous in- terpretation of " Mamie at the Movies. " The debate team shown above consists of four teams. The members are Sam Rabourn, Robetta Carlson, Janet Edwards, Claudia Grahn, Daria Mason, Mr. Cook, Bill Speckin, John Smith, and Bill Townsend. clubs Give Going Power to Future Careers Candy Stripers take pulse count as Sue Brown, president; Rexeen Neal, vice- president; Dee Kattau, secretary; and Jamie Wood, treasurer assist. Future Nurses of America gain much incentive from various activities of the club. Field trips to hospitals are scheduled to allow members to re- ceive insight into the medical profession. Another club which deals with the welfare of students is the Fiomemakers Club, sponsored by Miss Ruth Greenham. Officers which served the club this year are J. Martin, pres., R. Neal, vice- pres., C. Sheets, sec, K. Young, hist., and N. Neal, treas. Nancy Emmert lights the candles at the Future Homemakers initiation held in the fall. Taking trips to hospitals and making food baskets for under- privileged children are just a few of the many useful activities of the Future Nurses Association. The FNA often meet during home room for their plan making. Sunshine officers and a few members pose for a picture while making St. Patrick ' s day favors. They are Connie Allen, Terry Keller, Brenda Ward, Becky Schumacher, Kathy Woods, Mrs. Carolyn Wessel, Kathy Drager, Jamie Wood, Teresa Butler, and Alice Lancaster. Helping the needy and old on various holi- days is one of the many activities of the Sunshine Society at Franklin Cen- tral. The girls prepared baskets of fruit and candy on Christmas and St. Patrick ' s Day for the aged and gave treats on Halloween to orphan children. They also gave a tea for each girl ' s " ideal lady. " Jr. Leaders, Sunshine Society Help Others Members of the Junior Leaders Club are out- standing participants of 4-H. Their activities, which are not only limited to the school year but also to the summer months, include hay-rides and wiener-roasts. They sponsored a fund raising drive of cleaning up the cemeteries in Franklin Town- ship, and they guide and help the newer mem- bers in 4-H during the summer months. Receiving the Key Club award is Jeanette Martin at the annual Junior Leaders banquet in Swails Auditorium. Guiding younger members in 4-H and directing fund raising drives are a few of the activities of the Junior Leaders. Library Facilities Expand with Aid of Assistants Projectionists, equipped with the latest in the movie world, take a moment from their busy positions to pose for a quick shot. Head projectionist, John Fraley, keeps his colleagues busy in various areas. Girls also volunteer for this position. 1968-1969 Girls ' Pep Club stayed " on the go " with various activities this year, including the sectionals. They were led by Becky Schumacher, president, Jackie Burton, vice-president, and Rexeen Neal, secretary- treasurer. Lettermen and Pep Clubs Boost School Spirit I s VLC: FRONT: R. Rockey, B. Townsend, J. Denien, W. Olin, M. Dougherty 2nd: J. Smith, S. Rabourn, J. Burris, P. Morgan, H. Clouse, D. Smith 3rd: L. Kesterson, M. Geier, H. Yensel, J. Rabourn, D. Sisk, D. Manner 4th: P. Young, D. Wulf, D. McFarland, G. Sutherland, F. Lamberth, R. Kattau, 5th: Mr. Starkey, J. Lucas, K. Oakley, ). Cougill, R. Tucker, J. Lamberth, ). Hunter, Mr. Hanni 6th: M. Schwartz, P. Shott, B. Dougherty, D. Chaney, M. McKinney, D. Cinder, ). Grahn. Go! Fight! Win! The Boys ' Pep Club cheered Franklin Flashes on through victory and defeat by yelling spirited cheers. The Pep Club was led by the following: Karl Oakley, president, Gordon Cox, vice-president, and Mark Geier, yell leader. Forty-three boys remained active participating in yelling at ballgames, the tourney, and the section- als. The club had a successful year boasting the Flashes to victory. Innocent Inductees Endure G.A.A. Tortures Perhaps those who sought membership in G.A.A. did not retain the desire after informal ini- tiation was executed. New inductees discovered they had to endure a deluge of eggs, oatmeal, and whipped cream. They also had to dress ac- cording to designated rules. The club has spon- sored such activities as bowling, horseback rid- ing, and splash parties. Competition was aroused within the club when teams vied for the cham- pionship in volleyball. To finance their activities, G.A.A. sold mums at football homecoming. Nancy Lowe explains to new members their punishment for neglecting to obey instructions for G.A.A. initiation. Sheila Williams received the services of an unrequested shampoo administered by unrelenting members of G.A.A. G.A.A. officers are Nancy Lowe, president, Judy Lowes, vice- president, Ellen Lowery, acting chairman, Melinda Pauley, treasurer, Nancy Neal, secretary, Mrs. Crise, sponsor. Adding to the harmony of the band with flutes are D. Weston, C. O ' Connell, J. Sexton, S. Atkinson, C. Pedigo, K. Garriott, M. Burton, E. Lowery, C. Charkel, E. Deal. Leading the marching band in drill techniques is strutting senior Rick Reed. Combined Efforts Present Harmonious Talent During the rising excitement before a football game, the climax is attained by the Flashes ' band marking time with the beat of the drums and strutting out ot the center of the field where the National Anthem is played. School spirit has been boosted in the area of sports with the assistance and work of the band. This work is started in the latter part of August and continues daily through- out the year. Accomplishments were viewed at athletic competitions, special presentations, and the " 500 " Parade. Giving melodious and tranquil sound are following members who specialize in clarinets: M. Belton, K. Croxton, K. Storms, R. Vuskalns, D. Richardson, K. Friddle, C. Hall, J. Lowes, K. Cunningham, J. Wessler, M. Garriott, P. Phillips, N. Atkinson, S. Cooner, E. McDaniel, B. Ward, B. Cooper. Trombones slide into harmony with the following: A. Keaton, J. Barker, S. Kafoure, P. Utterback, J. Hunter, L. Boggs, P. Wil- liams, R. Harcourt, W. Wilson, S. Shank, M. Muncy. F.C. Students Band Together to Fornn Music Above Wayne Wilson, a junior band member, plays the trombone at a home game. The following trumpet players in the Marching Flashes are M. Cronley, R. Hunter, T. Butler, P. Morgan, G. Coins, D. Chaney, R. Day, M. Barclay, T. Schilling, D. Sircy, D. Sisk, M. Shearer, C. Kramer, D. Hill. Not pictured are S. Stayte, M. Sutherland, and B. Schumacher. Flute players pictured are D. Weston, C. O ' Connell, J. Sexton, S. Atkin- son, C. Pedigo, K. Garriott, M. Burton, E. Lowery, C. Shackel, E. Deal, (not pictured) R. Bill, J. Kitley, R. Bell, A. Hendricks. The French horn players: R. Entrekin, D. Reasoner, J. Ritter, J. Pease and not pictured is V. Green. as Marching Flashes A number of drums, cymbals, and xylophones make up part of the percus- sion section. The above are K. Wheatley, L. Marlin, D. Sweeney, M. Shimer, R. Ritter, T. Bradford, S. Aldrich, C. Hunter, and A. Brandli. Members of the saxophone division of the band consists of the following eight students: T. Kracht, M. Hall, R. Franklin, J. Williams, D. Buchanan, M. Brown, M. Shearer, and J. Rhodes. Franklin Central majorettes provided a variety of half-time programs. They are Becky Schumacher, Kathy Woods, Marilou Sutherland, Teresa Butler, Sanya Stayte, Nancy Emmert, Anna Vuskalns, Susan Peek, Beth Baird, Jeannie Kitley; Alice Lan- caster, Janice Coxhead, Melaine Linn, Ann Henricks, Teresa Davis, Vickie Greene, Carol Peters, Roberta Bell. Talented Musicians Sing, Swing and March Those students with exceptional musical talent can find many pleasurable moments in such extra-curricu- lar activities as the Franklin Central Singers and Dance Band. Those girls selected as majorettes fulfill their respon- sibilities by giving many hours of their own time prac- ticing. Providing music for various school functions is our Dance Band: FRONT: J. Williams, M. Hall, T. Kracht, R. Franklin SECOND: ]. Hunter, S. Kafoure, W. Wilson, A. Keaton THIRD: M. Barclay, D. Sisk, P. Morgan, B. Schumacher, Piano: M. McKinney, Drums: S. Aldrich, Bass: D. Reasoner. F.C. Singers: R. Berry, N. Boggs, M. Stoehr, K. Williams, R. Bell, S. Miller, K. Layman, and B. Sipes. SECOND: R. Reel, D. Sisk, P. Mor- gan, J. Cougill, L. Carlson, T. Kracht, D. Hilton, J. Bymaster. Pilot Flashes Staff, R. Vuskalns, editor, W. Bankston, sponsor, J. Harmon, D. Mason, T. Boyer, S. Rabourn, A. Lancaster, G. Baldwin, ). Tandy. Journalism: Natalie Fox, Linda Smith, Dan Walker, Phyllis McBee, Debbie Marcum, Tom Kinser, Don Rockey, Debbie Flan- nery, Kathy Hollcraft, Kathy Trotter, Kathy Drager. The Journalism class reports from their beats for the newspaper staff. After writing the story, typing, preparing a head- line, and setting type, they send in their stories to be printed. F. C. Publications Deadlined— " On the Move " Flashback: FRONT: Scott Humphries, assistant editor, Jamie Wood, organ- izations editor. SECOND: Charlene Pfendler, underclassmen editor, Peggy Bertram, business manager, Claudia Grahn, editor in chief, Rosanne Berry, assistant underclassmen editor, Caranita Kesterson, sports editor. STANDING: Becky Schumacher, senior editor, Janet Skiles, assistant organi- zations editor, Mrs. Georgia Stumpf, sponsor, Brenda Storm, assistant busi- ness manager, Phil Utterback, photographer. Deadline! A common cry to the Flashback and Pilot Flashes staffs is sounded through room 113 as the dead- line date fast approaches. Typewriters tap, headlines are made, type is set, and copy is written. The pressure is off till another deadline. FLASHES FOLLOW THRU Miss Greenham Leaves Successful Keys to A lifetime of dedication to young persons characterizes the professional and personal activi- ties of Ruth Greenham. In her span of service, she has witnessed many changes. At the age of eighteen, after a summer term of teacher prepa- ration, she launched her teaching career. Her activities have always been related to home economics. Her first teaching assignment, an ele- mentary rural school in southern Indiana, was quite different from later positions. Here she pre- pared a hot lunch on the heating stove. Often- times she stirred the soup with one hand while holding a book with the other as she conducted a class. Her subsequent education was at Hanover Col- lege and Purdue University where she majored in home economics. For twenty-five years she has directed the many related activities, both in and out of the class- room, in Franklin Township. Countless students participated in the 4-H projects each summer. Many of these young people with the guidance and encouragement of Miss Greenham were local, county, state, and national winners. Each year many students exhibited in competition at the Indiana State Fair. Five of these participated at the national level, one was a national winner. A highlight of Miss Greenham ' s career was the planning of the home economics suite of labora- tories at Franklin Central High School. The beauti- ful, modern equipment and decor is a far cry from the heating (cooking) stove of her first class- room. Miss Greenham is an avid reader, particularly of history. She is intensely interested in family his- tory and is gathering stories about her Irish ances- tors who settled in southern Indiana in 1844. She plans to compile these stories. She actively serves in the work of her church in all the ways her many talents can contribute. Also, she is a member of the Society of Mayflower Descendants and the Daughters of the American Revolution. A hobby that provides much pleasure is her collection of Haviland china. Another hobby that she plans to pursue is to study organ. Miss Greenham ' s contributions to the lives of her many, many students has much greater in- fluence than the home-making skills that she demonstrates in her classes. Her loving, gracious manner and her untiring efforts thru the years make an indelible mark upon the lives of all she Happiness Discovered in " The Girl of Today " meets. The respect and admiration of her former students, often second generation, is evidence of her personal interest in them. A quotation that she gives her students des- cribes her philosophy: " So live that your afterself — the woman you ought to be — may in her time be possible and actual. Far away in the twentieth century she is waiting her turn. Her body, her brains, her soul are in your girlish hands. She cannot help herself. What will you leave for her? Will it be a brain unspoiled by reckless adven- ture-hunting or soft self-indulgence, a mind traine d to think and act, a nervous-system true as a dial in its response to the truth about you? Will you, Girl of Today, let her come, taking your place, gaining thru your experience, happy in your friendships, hallowed thru your joys, build- ing on them her own? Or will you fling her hopes away, decreeing, wanton-like, that the woman you might have been shall never be? " — David Starr Jordan X %% mxi « »M • ' H " ' " i ! t J- k t i MkJK l ' If 1 11 IP M nS 1 ■1 J ' ' Afc-i — — Franklin Central ' s school board members are Howard Martin, Morris Green, Maynard Smith, Don Gleason, and Omar Smith. Reflective Thought Obvious in Daily Decisions Superintendent Mr. Robert Mason and Principal Mr. Paul Tay- lor discuss some of Franklin Central ' s incumbent problems. Scheduling substitutes and supervising the student body are only a few duties of vice-principal Mr. Larry Riehle. Franklin Township Community School Corpora- tion is supervised by qualified people responsible for all policy making concerns of our educational program. To these people we as students owe a sincere acknowledgment of our appreciation for their diverse efforts to improve our school system. To these people we will ever be indebted, for with- out their concern we would leave Franklin Central unprepared to face the future. office Personalities Add Daily to School Life Taking care of school business, office secretary Mrs. Francis Jones is a valuable addition to Franklin Central. Moreover, Mrs. Anita Hughes supervises the bookstore w ith expert care just as Mrs. Isabelle Westby, school nurse, tends to the clinic and in- structs family living and sex education. The Guidance Department is an important asset to Franklin Central. The counselors not only plan the curriculum but confer with each student and help him plan his best course of study. Tests are given by the department for college entrance, placements, and achievement. The bookstore and clinic are run for the bene- fit of the students and are supervised with considerable care. Planning next year ' s curriculum is the task of guidance counselors Mrs. Eileen Thomas, Miss Melaine Burk, Miss Elizabeth Good, and Mr. Thomas Potts. Seniors ' Sights Aim Toward Last F.C. Year " Give em defeat " rang through the air as the class of 1969 captured first in the float competition at Homecoming. CONNIE ALLEN Homecoming Queen Home Ec. Club Treasurer Sunshine Secretary Prom Court KATHLEEN ANDERSON Pep Club President Prom Court Varsity Cheerleader Tri-HI-Y JOHN ARNOLD Basketball Cross Country Drivers Club Boys Pep Club MARION ARNOLD Drivers Club STEVE ARVIN Football Varsity Lettermans Club PAUL BEAL Senior Play Football Blue and White Review Track REBECCA BEIDELSCHIES Homemaker ' s Club ROBERTA BELL Band Majorette F.C. Singers National Honor Society TERESA BOYER Student Council President Speech Debate Club Secretary Senior Play Blue White Review GEORGE BRADLEY Football Blue White Review Track Basketball GERHARD BRAUN Boys Pep Club Drivers Club MICHAEL BRIDCEWATER Drivers Club Basketball CREOLA BRAY Sunshine Homemakers Club SUSAN BROWN Future Nurses President Tri-Hi-Y 4-H Jr. Leaders National Honor Society MICHAEL BURGESS Drivers Club TERESA BUTLER Majorette Prom Court Sunshine Vice-President Tri-Hi-Y LINWOOD CARLSON F.C. Singers Boys Booster Club National Honor Society Blue White Review MARIBETH CAVALLARO Future Nurses Sunshine Pep Club Future Homemakers Club Senior Skit Displays Purpose of One ' s Life PHILIP CAYTON Hi-Y Boys Booster Club Drivers Club DAN CHANEY Football Varsity Letterman Class Treasurer Hi-Y Vice-President I H A.ji UREAH COHPUTERj BILL CIRIELLO Drivers Club Chartrand High School MICHAEL COLE Student Manager Basketball Cross Country Junior Leaders Future Farmers of America ROBERT COOK French Club Boys Booster Club GORDON COX Manager Intramural Team Vice-President Boys Booster Club Drivers Club STEVE DECKARD Track Senior Class Play Band Blue White Revue DOUGLAS CRAGO Senior Class Vice-President Sigma Mu Secretary Student Representative to Purdue Legislative Assembly VICKIE CRAWFORD Prom Queen Homecoming Court Sunshine Senior Class Secretary BRIGITTE CZERNY Future Nurses Sunshine CAA RICHARD DAY Football Wrestling Band Blue White Revue MICHAEL DOUGHERTY Football Student Council Track Varsity Lettermans Club WILLIAM DOUGHERTY Basketball Varsity Track Newspaper Varsity Lettermans Club NANCY EMMERT Majorette Blue White Revue Homecoming Court Cheerleader ROBERT ENTREKIN Sigma Mu National Honor Society Wrestling 4-H Junior Leaders JAMES FISHBURN Boy ' s Booster Club Hi-Y JUDITH FRENGEL Choir Pep Club, New Castle Varsity Club, New Castle DEE DRABING Sunshine Society Blue White Revue G.A.A. Pep Club GORDON EDWARDS Band 4-H Junior Leaders Sigma Mu Blue White Revue KAREN FRIDDLE Future Homemakers Sunshine Society Band ROBERT FUSSELL Chess Club MICHAEL GARRIOTT National Honor Society Sigma Mu Vice-President Band Senior Play MARK GEIER Football Senior Play Future Teachers, Vice-Pres. Blue White Revue DON CINDER Football DIANA GOODMAN Blue White Revue C.A.A. Pep Club Home Economics lub The Senior Class ' s feelings concerning life were displayed in the Blue and White Revue skit, " The Magic Hour. " VICKI GREEN Sunshine Society Blue White Revue Majorette Pep Club CYNTHIA HALL Junior Achievement Band G.A.A. Blue White Revue MICHAEL HALL Dance Band Senior Play Blue White Revue DAVID HANNER Football Wrestling Varsity Lettermans Club Future Teachers PAMELA HART G.A.A. Sunshine Society Homemakers Club Pep Club DELBERT HILTON F.C. Singers Blue White Revue Student Council Boys Booster Club • H Mr J ■m —N IT REBECCA HOARD Art Club Drivers Club DORIS HOPPER Band Blue White Revue G.A.A. Drivers Club Government Duty of Convention Highlights TIM HOSIER intramurals WENDY HOWARD Future Nurses Sunshine Society G.A.A. Librarian DON HURST Projectionist DIANNE KATTAU Pep Club Future Nurses, Sec. French Club Choir lAMES JONES Student Council Junior Achievement Senior Play Blue White Revue TERRY KELLER Sunshine Society, Treas. Prom Court G.A.A. Future Homemakers Club ELLISA KAMPLAIN Pep Club Future Nurses, French Club G.A.A. CARANITA KESTERSON National Honor Society Tri-Hi-Y, Sec. Student Council Senior Play LARRY KESTERSON Football MARY LAND G.A.A. Choir Librarian Sunshine Society KATHLEEN KIRKHAM Majorette Band G.A.A. Blue White Revue MELANIE LINN National Honor Society Sigma Mu Majorette Band Seniors ' Abilities Exuberant in F.C. Career TRUDY KRAMER Sunshine Society Blue White Revue French Club Pep Club JOHN LAMBERTH Varsity Track Varsity Lettermans Club National Honor Society Student Council ALICE LANCASTER Homecoming Court Majorette Prom Court National Honor Society The helplessness of a freshman lost in the obliv- ion of an unelated atmosphere is an impression imprinted upon all those who enter through the doors of Franklin Central. The individual experi- ences an elation of finally being in the world of the mature — and yet not being one of the accepted, but a scapegoat for senior authority. Extracurricular activities dominate the scene and hasten the termination of the brief years which passed by all too quickly. These are some thoughts of graduating seniors. TERRY LIPPERD NANCY LOWE G.A.A. Pep Club Choir Blue White Revue SUSAN LOWE Sunshine Society Pep Club G.A.A. Choir SARA LUBY Pep Club G.A.A. Homemakers Club Blue White Revue SYLVIA MACALUSO lEANETTE MARTIN Blue White Revue Future Homemakers Club National Honor Society Tri-Hi-Y DARLA MASON Cheerleader National Honor Society Prom Court Senior Play MILLIE MOORE JOYCE MURRAY Pep Club Future Homemakers G.A.A. Future Nurses PHYLLIS McBEE G.A.A. Pep Club Blue White Revue French Club BECKY McCULLOUGH G.A.A. Sunshine Society Future Nurses BILLY JO McCURDY G.A.A. French Club Sunshine Club Blue White Revue WALTER McDANIEL Football Track Boys Pep Club Drivers Club LARRY McFARLAND Hi-Y Basketball Prom Court President of Class JOANN McCEE National Honor Society Tri-HI-Y Speech Debate Club Alternate to Girls State REXEEN NEAL Student Council Pep Club — Treasurer National Honor Society Homecoming Court DALE NEES Chess Club Drivers Club Boys Pep Club KARL OAKLEY Boys Pep Club, President Football Wrestling Future Teachers JOHN OGLESBY Sigma Mu Amateur Radio Rose Polytechnic Summer Institute Golf WALTER OLIN Football Basketball National Honor Society Lettermans Club, President BRENDA PARISH Tri-Hi-Y Sunshine Society G.A.A. Blue White Revue DELORES PATTERSON Future Homemakers Pep Club Choir ■a , mp: CHARLENE PFENDLER Tri-Hi-Y Future Teachers Yearbook Staff Pep Club CAILEN PHIPPS Drivers Club Government class offers a background of functions on the national, state, and local levels. Sam Rabourn is shown here reading a bill introduced during the Senior Congress. JOYCE PAUL G.A.A. Future Homemakers Pep Club Choir JOHN PREUSS Drivers Club SUSAN PEASLEY Drivers Club ROBERT PENNY Projectionist Boys Booster Club SAM RABOURN Wrestling Blue White Revue Newspaper Speech Debate LARRY REDDICK Student Council Basketball Drivers Club RICKY REED Prom Court Homecoming Court Drum Major Student Council Senior class officers are David Hanner, tres., Bill Townsend, pres., Doug Crago, vice-pres., and Vickie Crawford, sec. PATRICIA REIMER Chartrand Majorette Choir DEBBIE ROSEMEYER G.A.A. Prom Court Blue White Revue Future Homemakers Club SUSAN SCHULER Spring Play J. A. Secretary Blue White Revue Speech Club REBECCA SCHUMACHER Majorette Pep Club President Student Council Dance Band DEBRA RICHARDSON Girls State Band G.A.A. Pep Club PATRICIA RIGDON G.A.A. Future Homemakers Club RONALD ROCKEY Class President Student Council Vice-President Varsity Letterman Vice-President National Honor Society - , DEBRA SERVICE Speech Debate Club Art Club — Secretary G.A.A, Senior Play PHILIP SHOTT Varsity Letterman ' s Club Track Hi-Y Football DENNIS SiSK Varsity Letterman ' s Club Track Dance Band Cross-Country JOHN SMITH Wrestling Team Varsity Letterman ' s Club Speech Debate Club State in Wrestling TERRY SMITH 4-H Junior Leader Track MARTHA SOUDERS G.A.A. Drivers Club Future Homemakers Club MARIOULU SUTHERLAND Majorette Pep Club G.A.A. Blue White Revue SUSAN SWEENEY G.A.A. Sunshine Art Club JOHN TAMES Drivers Club JANET SOUTHWOOD Tri-Hi-Y Euture Teachers National Honor Society Pep Club SANYA STAYTE Band Majorette Pep Club Blue White Revue BARBARA SULLIVAN Intensive Lab JAMES TANDY Purdue Legislative Assembly Student Council Newspaper National Honor Society DEBRA THOMAS Blue White Revue G.A.A. Sunshine Club Pep Club PAUL THOMAS Future Teachers Club Senior Play Choir National Honor Society BILL TOWNSEND Track Senior Play Class President Varsity Lettermans Club RANDY TUCKER Football Senior Class Play Prom Court Homecoming Court PHILIP UTTERBACK Attended Purdue Legislative Assembly — Passed Bill Senator of the Nationalist Party Dance Band Yearbook Staff, Photographer BRENDA WAMPNER Sunshine Society Future Nurses Homemakers Club Blue White Revue CYNTHIA VAN TREESE Speech Debate Senior Play National Honor Society Beginners Typist Award BRENDA WARD Band Pep Club Sunshine Society Future Nurses RITA VUSKALNS National Honor Society Cheerleader Class President Pilot Flashes Editor STEVEN WATERMAN ERNEST WEPF JOHN WILLIAMS Dance Band Wrestling Band Blue White Revue MARSHA WHITSIT JAMIE WOOD Speech Debate Club Future Nurses Student Council Yearbook Staff 1969 Class Follows Thru to a New Beginning CAROL WICKER KATHY WOODS Sa- - . SIH Future Nurses Majorette •t- m Sunshine Society Prom Court — ■ r Future Homemakers Club Basketball Homecoming Court y Student Council ' ■- - LLOYD WICKLIFF Fut ure Teachers Club Hi-Y Band DANNY WILKINS Projectionist Future Farmers PAUL YOUNG National Honor Society Varsity Lettermans Club Football Wrestling Not Pictured: Peggy Bertram, John Fraley, Dennis Hill, Michael Parish, Kenneth Robertson, Robert Smith, Ron Sutherland, Robert Wampner, and Steve Wolfe. " Halls of Ivy ' ' Reminds Seniors ' Past Years The Class of 1969 was spiritually honored at the Baccalaureate service May 25. " How to Get Enough Out of Life " was the address topic of Reverend Reynolds, our guest speaker. The candle lighting ceremony was conducted by Daria Mason, and it followed the speech. During the ceremony, the choir sang " The Halls of Ivy " reminding each sen- ior of different school experiences that have hap- pened the last four years. The song also was a reminder that never again would any of us be a part of Franklin Central as we had been for four years before. ■ BT. f ■ r. Four Years at F.C. Completed by the Class of 1969 Commencement is an end and a beginning for an individual. It ' s the end of following a chosen pattern of family life, and it ' s the end of one ' s high school years. It ' s the beginning of doing as one chooses and wishes, of designing one ' s own future highway to follow. The world seemed so far, but with graduation draws so very near. Not only does the future pose a question mark in the minds of seniors, but the past four years flash through their minds with happy memories and experiences. Class members may be lost to the future, but all the memories can never be forgotten. One can never forget the last float built for Homecoming, nor the last Blue and White Revue, nor the Hall Decorating Contest for sectionals. Graduation night, as the Class of 1969 sang the Alma Mater, it marked the beginning — " Hail to thee dear Franklin Central . . . " and the end — " Hail, all hail, farewell. " Juniors Follow Thru in a Year of Experience FIRST ROW: Eddie Ahearn, Karen Allen, Nancy Allen, Allen Andry, Mary Jo Arvin, Peggy Aulby SECOND ROW: Beth Baird, Gary Baldwin, Mark Barclay, Rebecca Barnes, Argatha Battle, Ros- anne Berry THIRD ROW: Lonnie Blevins, Gary Bowles, Linda Boyer, Barbara Brandt, Marvin Braun, Wendell Broadstreet. ms A FIRST ROW: Debbie Buchannan, Jeffrey Burris, Jackie Burton, John Bymaster SECOND ROW: Paula Carver, Duane Chaney, David Childress, Sandra Clark THIRD ROW: Louetta Clayton, Niel Clodfelter, Hank Clouse, Cynthia Collins. FIRST ROW: Richard Compton, Richard Coomer, Janice Cox- head, Terry Davis SECOND ROW: Cindy Dickinson, Kathy Dieck, Kathy Drager, David DrimI THIRD ROW: Jim Dugan, Mary Eddy, Bob Elder, Garry Elder. ' l I. J iv t U W " ' Jh. ' f " n % V FIRST ROW: Tim Hamilton, Joyce Harmon, Kelvin Harmon, Shiela Harrison SECOND ROW: Norma Hawk, Debbie Hender- son, Ann Hendricks, Gary Hilton THIRD ROW: Terry Hine, Kathy Hollcraft, Linda Hollis, Judy Holton FOURTH ROW: De- lano Hornsby, Scott Humphries, Greg Hunter, Jim Hunter FIFTH ROW: Donna Kamplain, Fred Karch, Richard Kattau SIXTH ROW: Cheryl King, Bob King, Tom Kinser, Paul Kirchner. FIRST ROW: Glenna Emberton, Ed Endicott, Janice Fender, Jim Fiers SECOND ROW: Fred Flagle, Debbie Flannery, Dan Goley, Randy Franklin THIRD ROW: Kirk Freese, Jackie Fuguay, Car- olyn Gaier, Kathy Garriott FOURTH ROW: Cindy Gibson, Mike Ginder, Sandy Grady, Joe Grahn. f ; - ; FIRST ROW: Marsha Kitchens, Gloria Kitley, Tom Kracht, Tom Kraft, Vaughn Kysar, Richard Lamberth SECOND ROW: Jim Lawrence, Jim Layman, Pat Leonard, Pam Lewis, Larry Lowes, Jim Lucas THIRD ROW: Kevin Martin, Joann Massey, Pam McClain, Elaine McDaniel, Danny Mc- Farland, Keith McFarland. Juniors Recreate " A Night in Camelot ' ' for FIRST ROW: Nancy McFarland, Mark McKinney, Kathy Moore, Tony Morgan, Debbie Morrow SECOND ROW: Nancy Neal, Jim Newman, Christine O ' Neal, Debbie Parker, Bill Patterson THIRD ROW: Carol Pedigo, John Peterson, Don- na Piepenbrok, Debbie Pierson, Jerry Pittman. w Xttl ' ' iL l FIRST ROW: Andy Poland, Connie Pratt, Steve Price, Jim Rabourn SECOND ROW: Dennis Reasoner, Ricky Reel, Luana Reeves, Jim Ritter THIRD ROW: Don Rockey, Steve Russell, Anna Sergi, Mark Shearer. Medieval Prom Theme ' m w v • FIRST ROW: Larry Tames, Kathy Trotter, Barbara Vernon, Bev- erly Viles SECOND ROW: Anna Vuskalns, Dan Walker, Katie Wambsganss, Mike Wampner THIRD ROW: Ron Wampner, Pam Ward, Wayne Weaver, Joe Wessler FOURTH ROW: Bruce Westphal, Wayne Wilson, Christine Wisdom, John Wise FIFTH ROW: Donna Woods, Cheryl Woolman, Don Wulf, Holly Yensel SIXTH ROW: Linda Yokem, Jerry Young, Kathy Young, David Zerfas. FIRST ROW: Becky Sipes, Janet Skiles, Jim Sparks, John Smith SECOND ROW: Linda Smith, Marcia Smith, Steve Smith, Brenda Storm THIRD ROW: Glen Sutherland, Mike Swartz. Sophs Place Third in the Float Competition K r, , ■ " Aldrich, Newman Atkinson, Mark Baker Neal Belton SECOND ROW: John Bentley, Emmons Berry Joe Bertram, Rick Blankenship THIRD ROW: Don Boesenbere Nancy Boggs, Rosemary Bradshaw, Amy Brandii FOURTH ROw ' Patti Brandt, Doug Brewster, Doris Broadstreet, Daria Brown " Sock It To Me " was the theme of the 1968 Sophomore float I he third place wmner represented hours of loyal work. ' ' • " cL ' " ' ° ' " ' ' " " y ' ■yant ' Sylvia Burch, Phil Bur- r.s SECOND ROW: Tony Butler, Greg Chandler, Roberta Carl- son, Charles Castle. FIRST ROW: John Ciriello, Pam Cole, Nellie Conrad Pat Cook SECOND ROW: Barbara Cooper, David Cooper, Jerry Cox Bob Coy THIRD ROW: Kathy Cunningham, Tim Cunningham, ' Bev- erly Curl, Larry Dahl FOURTH ROW: Yvonne Davis, Eliena Deal, Gary Deal, Robert Denning. FIRST ROW- William Douglas, Marilyn Dowdy, Debbie Drager, Keith Drager SECOND ROW: )anet Edwards, Anna Emhardt, Barbara Ennis, Teresa Flannery THIRD ROW: Steve Fouts, Nata- lie Fox, Peggy Freeland, Karen Freese. :, ' mf:. V ' , . ,fr . itM J ' ' - - 4 " -. FIRST ROW- Luann Hill, Marvin Hittle, Dan Hood, Gary Hul- nuist SECOND ROW: Richard Hunter, Ruth Jeffs, Evelyn Jones, Harry Jones 7H RD ROW: Shawn Kafoure, Debbie King, Dennis King Teresa King FOURTH ROW: Kathy Kolp, Scott Kuner, )oe Large, Steve Lawrence FIFTH ROW: Gary Lawson, Jeanette Lawson, Eva Layman, Kim Layman. FIRST ROW: Linda Giroud, Gary Goins, Larry Gosser, Vickie Gray SECOND ROW: Nick Hale, Bonita Hammans, Doug Har- rison, Ray Hawk THIRD ROW: Jerry Hedrick, Linda Hendricks, jij Margie Heston, Cynthia Hiatt Sophomores Take Time fIRST ROW: Sally Lechner, Ellen Lowery, Judy Lowes, Diana Lucas SECOND ROW: John Lundy, Bill Lyon, Laura Macaluso, Debbie Marcum THIRD ROW: Lue Ann Marlin, Cheryl Marks, Clenda Marshal, Paul McBee FOURTH ROW: John McCul- lough, Ed McCurdy, Margeret McDaniel, Janet McWhorter FIFTH ROW: Don Meacham, Christy Metzger, Sara Miller, Don Moorhead. FIRST ROW: Laura Morgan, Phil Morgan, Gary Motley, Mike Muncy SECOND ROW: Donald Nichols, Mark Oakley, Phil Olin, Melinda Pauley THIRD ROW: John Pease, Susie Peek, Jackie Penny, Carol Peters FOURTH ROW: Jeff Rabourn, Carol Radtke, David Ray, Earl Ridout FIFTH ROW: Jane Rieman, Dick Ritter, Joann Robertson, David Rode SIXTH ROW: Jeff Rode, Russell Rowe, Toby Schilling, Peggy Schmidt. The cafeteria is a popular gathering place for sophomores. to Participate in F.C. ' s Social Activities f 0 j , ,. , ' ' ' ' ' P |;ri» bl ;|i|i FIRST ROW: John Searcy, Mike Shearer, Cindy Sheets, Mike Shimer, David Sisk, Keen Skelton SECOND ROW: Scott Smale, Larry Smith, Dennis Souders, Bill Speckin, Ronnie Spencer, Garry Stickels THIRD ROW: Mary Stillabower, Melissa Stoehr, Ed Sullivan, David Sutherland, Don Sweeney, Rick Swengel. i ift FIRST ROW: Betsy Tandy, Debbie Tanner, Jim Traut, John Trimble SECOND ROW: Tom Trimble, Sherri Walker, John Webb, Sandy Webb THIRD ROW: Edith Westby, Paul Wester- man, Dee Weston, Howard Whitaker. FIRST ROW: Mary Whitsit, Leanne Wilcher, Kathy Williams, Phil Williams SECOND ROW: Gary Wood, Phil Woolman, Frank- ie Worrell, Gary Worthington THIRD ROW: Gary Younce. Dedicated Freshmen Inject Renovated Spirit k WlMli W III . - v FIRST ROW: Bob Abram, Judy Akers, Sharon Andry, jusan Atkinson, Mark Baird SECOND ROW: Jeff Barker, Brenda Barnard, Debbie Bartle, Deborah Bartlett, Lenore Battle THIRD ROW: Mary Belton, Allana Black, Janice Blevins, Larry Boggs, Terry Bond FOURTH ROW: Barbara Brown, Mary Brown, Paul Bryant, Richard Bryant, Marguerite Burton FIFTH ROW: Pam Bymaster, Tony Campbell, Kennette Chadwick, Gail Chamberlain, Craig Chambers Tim Dean, Kathy Dickin- son, Bunita Dougherty. fmn ' 9 W FIRST ROW: Karen Chaney, Terry Chaney, Connie Civils SECOND ROW: Mary Clark, Ev- erett douse, Mike Coates THIRD ROW: Frank Collins, Frank Colonna, Martin Cook FOURTH ROW: David Cooney, Jeff Cox, Rick Crago FIFTH ROW: Mike Cronley, Kristy Croxton, David Cundiff, SIXTH ROW: James Davenport, Debbie Davis, Dave Dean. into Flashes Essence FIRST ROW: Mark Dougherty, Frank Downing, Mark Doyle, Debbie Drabing SECOND ROW: Don Eddy, Gary Ellis, )eorgia Emhardt, Bill Engel THIRD ROW: Bill Erisman, Dennis Everts, Mike Faccone, Keith Fisher FOURTH ROW: Don Foreman, Carol Fouts, Dava Franklin, David Fullbirght FIFTH ROW: Curt Geler, Paul Goodpaster, Steve Corby, Sheila Gordon SIXTH ROW: Sherry Gosser, Gary Crahn, Barbara Green, Gary Green. FIRST ROW: Pam Green, Art Gullett, Steve Cwin, Lonnie Had- ley SECOND ROW: Dennis Hall, Mike Hamilton, Sam Ham- mans, Ken Nankin THIRD ROW: Dave Harcourt, Richard Har- court, )oe Hatmaker, Dennis Hawk FOURTH ROW: Sharon Hendrick, Paul Hilton, Mike Himes, Teresa Hire FIFTH ROW: Sandy Hollis, Mike Hopkins, Cathy Howard, Mike Howard SIXTH ROW: Tony Howard, Danny Hubbard, Steve Hultquist, Doug Hunt. FIRST ROW: Jeanette Hurst, Dale Hurt, Debbie Joest SECOND ROW: Dennis Kamstra, Ed Karch, Jeff Karnes THIRD ROW: Larry Kates, Steve Kates, Mike Kavanaugh. i V7- m FIRST ROW: Allan Keaton, )on Kennett, Freeman King, Gerald Kitchens, Glenn Kraft SECOND ROW: Carol Kramer, Jeff LaFailette, Krag Larkins, Linda Little, Mark Luebkeman THIRD ROW: Brit Luther, Nancy McAvoy, Judy McClain, Lar- ry McCullough, Stephanie McDaniel. Freshmen B egin as Sparks — Become Flashes FIRST ROW: Larry Merrifield, Marsha Miller Terry Miller SECOND ROW: Sylvia Monday Kandis Moore, Paul Moore. FIRST ROW: Donna Moorhead, Terry Morgan, Mike Mullen, Mike Newbold, Patty Newman SECOND ROW: Jane Oakley, Carol O ' Connell, Kristine Oliver, Pam Oliver, Nancy Parks THIRD ROW: Norman Patterson, Don Peoples, Ada Peters, Pam Phillips, Dana Pierson. -; wsm . ' » ■ r FIRST ROW: Dennis Pittman, Mike Poland SECOND ROW: Lydia Probst, Greg Puckett THIRD ROW: Marsha Pulliam, Laura Ray, FOURTH ROW: Sherri Reddick, Judy Reuter FIFTH ROW: Jennifer Rhodes, Judith Rhodes SIXTH ROW: Charles Rhorer, Freda Ridge. FIRST ROW: Pam Ridout, Diana Rieman, Larry Risk, Dwight Robarts, Donna Robinson, Terri Rush, SECOND ROW: Tony Rusk, Bill Russell, Chris Schaehal, Barry Schenck, Bill Schneider, Jeff Sexton THIRD ROW: Dona Shaw, Vickie Sheets, Francis Simpson, Mike Sims, Dick Sircy, Teresa Sisk, FOURTH ROW: Scott Sluder, Daniel Smith, John Smith, Ned Smith, Donald Smock, Mick Smock, FIFTH ROW: Ralph Souders, Karen Spencer, George Stillabower, Kathy Storms, Betty Swengel, Jim Tandy, SIXTH ROW: Carolyn Tawney, Debbie Tiekling, Debbie VanBenthuysen. « r t 9 i ! FIRST ROW: John Vaughn, Janet Veal, Joe Veal, Jim Viles SEC- OND ROW: John Walters, Paula Wambsganns, Gary Waterman, Karen Waterman THIRD ROW: Bill Welborn, Kevin Wheatley, Brian Wiese, Debbie Wilcher. I y. 1 FIRST ROW: Jerry Wilcher, Sarah Wildman, Sheila Williams, Beth Wolf SECOND ROW: Debbie Woods, Randall Wolldridge, Camille Yokem, Bonnie Young THIRD ROW: Larry Young. Special Education Tackles New Class Project " ' i FIRST ROW: Donald Baugh, Dale Boehle, Richard Brokamp, Donald Bunton, Renee Clark SECOND ROW: John Delk, Diana Dezarm, David Fredrick, Matil- da Frengel, Charles Lynn THIRD ROW: Kathy Patrick, Mark Reeves, Rodney Snyder, Dan Souders. After the student body of Franklin Central has eaten a noon meal, the cooks relax and take their lunch break. They are: Mar- lene Dixon, Evelyn Rode, Winifred Wulf, Hilda Rode, manager, Bessie Pfendler, Cayle Maze, and Marie Moore. Cooks, Custodians, Bus Drivers Represent Area Franklin Central custodians take a brief moment out from their work of keeping the school clean for a picture. They are Harry Hendricks, Jerry Roberts, Joe Reasoner, and Geraldine Snyder. Bus Drivers FRONT: M. Rode, H. Martin, M. Luebkeman, G. McFarland, R. Pfendler BACK: R. Schiller, J. Myers, M. Kolp, R. Wilkins, A. Humphries, R. Hagerty. Not Pictured: P. Ra- bourn, H. Hines, L. White, H. Bodenrider, C. Deerberg. Index Abram, Robert 104 Ahearn, Edward 11,96 Akersjudy 9,104 Aldrich, Steven 69,70,100 Allen, Connie 6,63,78 Allen, Kathie 96 Allen, Nancy 96 Anderson, Kathy 59,78 Anderson, Mr. Zane 29 Andry, Allen 96 Andry, Sharon 105 Arnold, )ohn 78 Arnold, Marion 78 Arvin, Steve 78 Atkinson, Newman 67,100 Atkinson, Susan 67,68,104 Aulby, Peggy 96 Baird, Beth 10,96 Baird, Mark 24,104 Baker, Mark 100 Baldwin, Gary 11,58,71,95,96 Bankston, William 23,55,71 Barclay, Mark 9,54,60,70,96,10 Barker, Jeff 55,67,104 Barnard, Brenda104 Barnes, Rebecca 9,11,69 Bartle, Debra104 Bartlett, Deborah 104 Battle, Argatha 96 Battle, Lenore 104 Baugh, Donald 108 Beal, Paul78 Bell, Roberta 58,59,70,78 Beidelschies, Rebecca 78 Belton, Mary Jo 67,104 Belton, Neal 100 Bentley, John 100 Berry, Emmons Berry, Rosanne 70,71,96 Bertram, Joseph 100 Bertram, Peggy Black, Allana 104 Blankenship, Ricky 51,100 Blevins, Jancie 104 Blevins, Lonnie 51,58,96 Boehle, Dale 33,108 Bosenberg, Don 54,100 Boggs, Larry 67,104 Boggs, Nancy 70,100 Bond, Terry 104 Boring, Donald Boring, Gloria Bowles, Gregory 96 Boyden, Craig Boyer, Linda 96 Boyer, Teresa 11,58,61,71,79 Bradford, Ralph 69 Bradley, George 79 Bradshaw, Rosemary 100 Brandii, Amy 31,59,69,100 Brandt, Barbara 10,96 Brandt, Tatti 59,100 Braun, Gerhard 79 Braun, Manfred 96 Bray, Creola 79 Brewster, Boug 100 Bridgewater, Michael 79 Broadstreet, Doris 100 Broadstreet, Wendell 96 Brokamp, Richard 33,108 Brown, Barbara 104 Brown, Daria 104 Brown, Mark 69 Brown, Mary 104 Brown, Susan 11,58,59,62,79 Bryant, Cynthia 100 Bryant, Paul 104 Bryant, Richard 104 Buchanan, Debra 64,69,96 Bunton, Donald 11,108 Burch, Donald 33 Burch, Sylvia 100 Burgess, Michael 79 Burk, Melanie 16,77 Burris, Jeffrey 55,65,96 Burris, Philip 100 Burton, Jacqueline 10,58,59,65,96 Burton, Marquetrite 64,68,70,79 Butler, Teresa 11,59,63,68,80,79 Butler, Tony 100 Bymaster, John 42,43,52,70,96 Bymaster, Pamela 104 Campbell, Anna Campbell, Anthony 104 Carlson, Linwood 11,58,80 Carlson, Roberta 61,70,100 Carver, Paula 96 Castle, Charles 100 Cavallaro, Maribeth 100 Cayton, Philip 80 Chadwick, Kenneth 104 Chamberlain, Gail 104 Chaney, Daniel 65,80 Chaney,Duane 59,68,96 Chaney, Karen 104 Chaney, Terry 104 Charkel, Charles 67 Childress, David 96 Ciriello, Bill80 Ciriello, John 100 Civils, Connie 104 Clark, Mary 9,104 Clark, Renee 33,108 Clark, Sandra 58,96 Clarke, Mr. William 20 Clayton, Louetta 96 Clodfelter, Neil 96 douse. Evert 104 douse, Henry 46,47,49,65,96 Coates, Michael 104 Cole, Michael 80 Cole, Pamela 100 Collins, Cynthia 96 Collins, Frank 104 Colonna, Frank 104 Compton, Randy 96 Cook, Martin 104 Cook, Pat 100 Cook, Robert 80 Cook, Mr. Roger 23,61 Coomer, Richard 96 Cooney, David 64,104 Cooper, Barbara 67,100 Cooper, David 44,51,100 Cougill, Mr. Jeff 18,54 Cougill, Joseph 8,10,42,45,50,59,65,70 Cox, Edward Cox, Gordon 65,81 Cox, Herald 104 Cox, Jerry 100 Coxhead, Janice 10, 70,96 Coy, Robert 100 Crago, Douglas 7,10,11,60,81,90 Crago, Rick 104 Crawford, Vickie 7,10,81,90 Crise, Jennifer 28,66 Cronley, Mike 68,104 Croxton, Kristy 61,104 Cundiff, David 104 Cunningham, Kathryn 67,100 Cunningham, Tim 100 Curl, Beverly 100 Czerny, Brigitte81 Davenport, James 104 Dahl, Larry 55,104 Davis, Debra 104 Davis, Teresa 9,70,96 Davis, Yvonne 100 Day, Richard 46,68,81 Deal, Eliena 67,68,100 Deal, Gary 100 Dean, Dave 104 Dean, Tim 104 Deckard, Steven 81 Delk, John 108 Denien, John 46,47,49,65,81 Denning, Robert 100 Dezarn, Diane 108 Dickinson, Cynthia 96 Dickinson, Kathy 64,104 Dieck, Kathryn 59,96 Dieck, Steven 7,11,30,46,58,60,69,81 Dougherty, Bunita 104 Dougherty, Mark 105 Dougherty, Michael 56,82 Dougherty, William 42,45,53,82,105,52 Douglas, William 101 Dowdy, Marilyn 101 Downing, Frank 105 Doyle, Mark 105 Drabing, Debbie 105 Drabing, Dee 82 Drager, Debra 101 Drager, Kathleen 63,71,96 Drager, Keith 101 DrimI, David 44,50,96 Dugan, James 96 Eastes, Glenn 18,60 Eddy, Don 54,105 Eddy, Mary 64,96 Edwards, Cordon 60,82 Edwards, Janet 61,101 Elder, Garry 96 Elder, Robert 96 Ellis, Garry 46,105 Emberton, Glenna 97 Emhardt, Anna 101 Emhardt, Jeorgla Emmert, Nancy 62,70,82 Endicott, Edward 97 Engle, William 105 Ennie, Barbara 101 Entrekin, Robert 11,46,58,60,68,82 Erisman, Bill 105 Ernstes, Helen 17 Everts, Dennie 28,105 Ewalt, John Faccone, Mike 105 Fender, Janice 97 Ferris, Robert 30,31 Fiers, Jim 10,97 Fishburn, Jim82 Fisher, Keith 105 Flagle, Fred 10,97 Flannery, Debbie 64,71,97 Flannery, Teresa 101 Foley, Dan 50,97 Ford, William 19 Foreman, Donald 51,105 Fouts, Carol 105 Fouts, Steve 101 Fox, Natlie 71,101 Fraley, John 64,82 Franklin, Dava 105 Franklin, Randy 60,69,70,97 Fredrick, David 108 Freeland, Peggy 101 Freese, Elsie 25 Freese, Karen 54,101 Freese, Kirk 21,42,54,97 Frengel, Judith 82 Frengel, Matilda 108 Friddle, Karen 67,83 Fuquay, Jacqueline 97 Fulbright, David 105 Fussell, Robert 83 Gaier, Carolyn 97 Garriott,Kathy 67,68,97 Garriott, Michael 11,58,60,67,83 Geier, Curtis 105 Geier, Mark 60,65,83 Gibson, Lucinda 97 Cinder, Carl 97 Cinder, Don 65,83 Giroud, Linda 101 Coins, Gary 44,60,101 Good, Miss Elizabeth 77 Goodman, Diana 83 Goodpaster, Paul 105 Gorby, Steve 105 Cosser, Larry 101 Cosser, Sherry 105 Grady, Sandra 97 Grahn, Claudia 8,11,58,59,60,61,83 Grahn, Joe 54,58,65,97 Gray, Jim 83 Gray, Vickie 101 Green, Barbara 9,105 Green, Gary 105 Green, Pamela 105 Green, Vickie 70,84 Creenham, Miss Ruth 26,74,75 Gruner, Mr. John 16,45 Gullett, Art105 Gwin, Steve 105 FHadley LonnielOS Hale, Nick 55,101 Hall, Cindy 67,84 Hall, Dennis 51,105 Hall, Mike 59,70,84 Hamilton, Mike 105 Hamilton, Tim 97 Hammans, Bonita 101 Hammans, Sammy 105 Hankins, Kenneth 105 Hanner, David 46,50,65,84,90 Hanni, Mr. Larry 28,65 Harcourt, David 105 Harcourt, Richard 67,105 Harmon, Joyce 11,59,71,97 Harmon, Kelvin 97 Harpold, Richard 18,52 Harrison, Douglas 101 Harrison, Sheila 97 Hart, Pam84 Hatmaker, JoelOS Hawk, Dennis 105 Hawk, Norma 97 Hawk, Ronald 44,101 Hayes, Patty Heath, Gayle 22 Hedrick, Jerry 101 Henderson, Debrah 97 Hendricks, Ann 9,10,59,70,97 Hendrick, Linda 101 Hendrick, Sharon 105 Heston, Marjorie 101 Hiatt, Mary 101 Hill, Dennis 68 Hill, LuAnn 101 Hilton, Delbert 70,84 Hilton, Gary 97 Hilton, PauMOS Himes, Mike 105 Hine, Teresa 97 Hinkle, EricSI Hinkle, Karl 12 Hire, Teresa 64,105 Hittle, Marvin 101 Haord, Rebecca 84 Hollcraft,Kathy 10,71,97 Hollis, Linda 97 Hollis, Sandy 105 Holton, Judy 97 Hood, Daniel 101 Hopkins, Michael 28,51,105 Hopper, Doris 84 Hornsby, Franklin 97 Hosier, Timothy 85 Hoskins, James 21,52 Howard, Cathy 105 Howard, John Howard, Michael 105 Howard, Tony 105 Howard, Wendy 85 Hubbard, Danny 51,105 Hudson, James Hughes, Anita 77 Hulquist, Gary 101 Hulquist, Steve 105 Humphries, Scott 59,71,97 Hunt, Douglas 105 Hunter, Greg 97 Hunter, Jim 55,57,70,97 Hunter, Richard 68,69,101 Hunter, Sheila Hurst, Don 85 Hurst, Helen 26,64,105 Hurt, Harold 106 Jeffs, Ruth 101 Joest, Debra 106 Jones, Evelyn 101 Jones, Frances 77 Jones, Harry 44,101 Jones, Jim 85 Kafoure, Shawn 67,70,101 Kamplain, Donna 97 Kamplain, Ellisa 85 Kamstra, Dennis 106 Karch, Ed 59,106 Karch, Fred97 Karnes, Jeffrey 105 Kates, Larry 106 Kates, Steve 106 Kattau,Dianne 62,85 Kattau, Rick 52,55,97 Kavannaugh, Mike 105 Keaton, Allan 67,70,106 Keller, Terry 63,85 Kennett, John 105 Kesterson, Larry 55,86 Kesterson, Mary 11,58,59,60,71,85 King, Cheryll96 King, Debbie 101 King, Dennis 101 King, Freeman 105 King, Bob 97 King, Teresa 101 Kinser, Tom 52,71,97 Kirchner, Paula 97 Kirkham, Kathy7,85 Kitchens, Gerald 106 Kitchens, Marsha 106 Kitley, Gloria 10,59,70,98 Knoop, Marvin 32,42,43,44,45,50,51 Kolp, KathrynlOl Kraft, Glenn 106 Kraft, Tom 98 Kracht, Tom 9,52,69,70,98,10 Kramer, Carol 58,106 Kramer, Trudy 85 Kuner, Scott 101 Kysar, Vaughn 98 LaFollette, Jeff 106 Lamberth, Donald 52,65,98 Lamberth, John 11,52,58,65,85 Lancaster, Alice 11,58,59,63,70,71,86 LuLand, Mary 85 Large, Joe 101 Larkins, Craig 105 Lawrence, James 44,54,98 Lawrence, Steve 101 Lawson, Gary 58,60,109 Lawson, Jeannetta 101 Layman, Eva 101 Layman, Jim 98 Layman, Kim 70,101 Lechner, Sally 102 Leonard, Patricia 98 Lewis, Pam 10,98 Linn, Melanie 11,58,60,70,86 Lipperd, Terry 86 Little, Linda 106 Lowery, Ellen 66,67,68,102 Lowes, Judy 66,67,102 Lowes, Larry 98 Lowes, Nancy 66,86 Lowes, Susan 87 Luby, Sara 87 Lucas, Diana 102 Lucas, Jim 55,65,98 Luebkeman, Mark 106 Lundy, John 102 Luther, Britton 51,105 Lyon, Bill 50,102 Lynn, Charles 33,108 Macaluso, Laura 102 Macaluso, Sylvia 7,87 Marcum, Debbie 71,102 Marks, Cheryl 102 Marlin,LuAnn 69,102 Marshall, Glenda 102 Martin, Jeanette 58,62,63,87 Martin, Kevin 60,98 Mason, Daria 5,8,11,58,59,60,71,87,94 Massey, JoAnn 98 Matthews, Mike Maze, Lillian 33 Meacham, Donald 52,102 Merrifield, Larry 106 Metzger, Christy 102 Meyer, Wilbur 27 Miller, Marsha 25,64,106 Miller, Sara 70,102 Miller, Terry 106 Miner, Lucy 24,59 Modlin, JoAnn Monday, Sylvia 106 Moore, Kandis 106 Moore, Larry Moore, Millie 7,87 Moore, Kathy 98 Moore, Paul 106 Moorhead, Donna 102,106 Morgan, Al 5,19,46,69,47 Morgan, Anthony 98 Morgan, Jane 22 Morgan, Laura 64,102 Morgan, Philip 52,65,68,70,102 Morgan, Terry 44,50,61 Morrow, Debbie 98 Motley, Gary 69,102 Mullen, Mike 51,106 Muncy, Mike 67,102 Murry, Joyce 87 McAvoy, Nancy 106 McBee, Phyllis 71,86 McBee, Richard 102 McClain, Judith 106 McClain, Pamela 64,98 McCullough, Becky 87 McCullough, Larry 106 McCurdy, Edward 102 McDaniel, Alice 9,59,67,98 McDaniel, Margaret 102 McDaniel, Stephanie 106 McDaniel, Walter 87 McFarland, Danny 10,44,45,50,65,98 McFarland, Keith 10,98 McFarland, Larry 59,87 McFarland, Nancy 10,59,98 McCee, Joann 58,59,61,88 McKinney, Mark 10,42,43,55,58,59,70, ' McWhorter, Janet 102 Neal, Nancy 66,98 Neal, Rexeen 11,58,62,65,88 Nees, Dale88 Newbold, Mike 106 Newman, jim 98 Newman, Patricia 26,106 Nicholos, Donald 102 Oakley, Karl 46,59,65,88 Oakley, Jane 106 Oakley, Mark 102 O ' Connell, Carol 67,68,106 Oglesby, John 60,88 Olin, Philip 42,102 Olin, Walter 8,42,43,44,45,58,65,88 Oliver, Kristina 64,106 Oliver, Pam 106 O ' Neal, Christine 98 Opick, Tom Parish, Brenda 59,88 Parish, Mike 7 Parker, Debbie 98 Parks, Nancy 106 Patrick, Kathy 33,108 Patterson, Deloris 88 Patterson, Bill Paul, Joyce 89 Pauley, Melinda 66,102 Pease, John 51,68,102 Peasley, Susan 89 Pedigo, Carol 67,78,98 Peek, Jackie 8,59,70,102 Penney, Jackie 102 Peltier, Duane Penney, Robety 89 Peoples, Donald 106 Peters, Ada 106 Peters, Carol 70,102 Peters, Diana Patterson, John 98 Peterson, Lucille 22 Pfendler, Charlens 59,71,106 Phillips, Pam 67,106 Phipps,Gailen89 Piepenbrok 21,98 Pierson, Dana 106 Pierson, Debbie 98 Pittman, Dennis 107 Pittman, Jerry 98 Poland, Andy 99 Poland, Mike 107 Poots, Thomas 58,77 Pratt, Connie 99 Preuss, John89 Price, Steve 10,50,51,99 Probst, Lydia 64,107 Puckett, Gregory 107 Pulliam, Marsha 107 Rabourn, Jeffrey 50,65,102 Rabourn, Sam 11,46,55,59,61,71,89 Radke, Carol 102 Ray, Laura 107 Ray, David 102 Reasoner, Dennis 68,70,99 Reddick, Larry 89 Reddick, Sherree107 Reed, Ricky 8,30,67,89 Reed, William 27,56,89 Reel, Ricky 58,70,99 Reeves, Luana 71,99 Reeves, Mark 108 Reimer, Patty 90 Reuter, Judy 106 Rhoder, Jennifer 106 Rhoder, judity 106 Rhorer, Charles 107 Richardson, Debbie 67,90 Richwine, Margaret 5,6,19,60 Ridge, Freda Ridout, Earl 55,102 Ridout, Pam 107 Rieble, Lawrence Rieman, Diana 107 Rieman, Jane 102 Rigdon, Pat 90 Risk, Larry 107 Ritter, Jim68 Ritter, Richard 69,99,102 Robarts, Dwight 107 Robertson, Kenneth Robinson, Donna 107 Rockey, Donald 9,42,50,58,71,99 Rockey, Ronald 6,11,42,50,58,65,90 Rode, David 54,102 Rosemeyer, Debbie 90 Rowe, Russell 51,102 Rush, Terri 107 Rusk, Tony 107 Russell, Steve 99 Russell, Bill 107 Schaekel, Barry 107 Schilling, Toby 68,102 Schmidt, Peggy 12,59,102 Scheider, Bill 107 Schuler, Susan 9,90 Schumacher, Rebecca 7,63,65,70,71,90 Searcy, John 103 Self, Billy Sergi, Anna 99 Service, Debra 11,61,90 Sexton, Jeff 7,55,67,68,107 Shackel, Carol 68 Shank, Sharon 76 Shaw, Donna 107 Shearer, Mark 59,68,69,99 Shearer, Michael 103 Sheets, Cindy 59,62,103 Sheets, Victoria 107 Shimer, Michael 69,103 Shott, Philip 52,53,59,65,90 Shutt, Mrs. Thelma 25,64 Simpson , Francis 107 Sims, John 55,107 Sipes, Rebecca 70,99 Sircy, Richard 28,55,68,107 Sircy, Robert Sisk, David 68,70,90,103 Sisk, Dennis 52,59,65 Sisk, Teresa 107 Skelton, Keene103 Skiles, Janet 71,99 Sluder, Scott 51,107 Smale, Scott 103,69 Smith, Danny 59,107 Smith, John 99 Smith, John E. 46,47,49,61,65,91 Smith, John T. 107 Smith Larry 103 Smith, Lynda Sue 71,99 Smith, Marcia 9,99 Smith, Ned 107 Smith, Robert 65 Smith, Steve 99 Smith, Terry 52,53,91 Smock, Don 107 Smock, Mike 107 Synder, Rodney 33,108 Souders, Dan 33,108 Souders, Dennis 103 Souders, Marsha 91 Souders, Ralph 107 Southwood, Janet 11,59,61,91 Speckin, William 59,61 Spencer, Ronald 59,103 Starkey, Norman 27,42,43,44,50,65 Stayte, Sanya 70,91 Stephenson, Mary Kay 24 Stickels, Carry 13 Stickney, Cindy Stillabower, Cary 107 Stillabower, Mary Francis 59,103 Stoehr, Milessa 59,70,103 Storm, Brenda 71,99 Storms, Kathryn 61,70 Stumpf, Ceorgia 23,71 Sullivan, Barbara 91 Sullivan, Ed 103 Sullivan, Dave 103 Sutherland, Clenn 50,59,65,99 Sutherland, Marilou 30,70,91 Sutherland, Ron Swartz, Mike 65,99 Sweeney, Donald 69,70 Sweeney, Susan 16,91 Swengel, Betty 106 Swengel, Richard 44,51,103 Tames, John 91 Tames, Larry 99 Tandy, Betsy 60,103 Tandy, James 51,58,107 Tandy, James 8,11,71,91 Tanner, Deborah 103 Tawney, Carolyn 8,107 Taylor, Marsha Taylor, Paul G. 49 Thomas, Debra 91 Thomas, Connie Thomas, Eileen 24,58,77 Thomas, Paul 9,11,68,91 Tiekling, Debbie 9,107 Townsend, Billy D. 8,52,59,61,65,90,92 Traut, James 103 Trimble, John 52,59,103 Trimble, Tom 52,59,103 Trotter, Mary 10,71,99 Tucker, Randy 59,92 Utterback, Phil 55,61,71,92 Van Benthuysen, Debra 107 VanTreese, Cynthia 58,92 Vaughn, John 108 Veal,janet108 Veal, Joe 69,108 Vernon, Barbara 99 Viles, Beverly 99 Viles, Jim108 Vuskalns, Anna 59,70,99 Vuskalns, Rita 11,58,59,61,71,92 Walden, Garry Walker, Danny 71,99 Walker, Sherri 103 Walter, John 108 Wambsganss, Katherine 99 Wambsganss, Paula 108 Wampner, Brenda 92 Wampner, Michael 99 Wampner, Robert 99 Wampner, Ron Ward, Brenda 63,67,92 Ward, Pam 59,99 Waterman, Cary 108 Waterman, Karen 108 Waterman, Steven 92 Weaver, Wayne 99 Webb, John 103 Webb, Sandra 103 Welborn, Billy 108 Wepf, Ernest 93 Wessel, Carolyn 17,63 Wesseler, Joe 21,67,99 Westby, Edith 59,103 Westby, Isabelle77 Westerman, Paul 103 Weston, Dee 67,68,103 Westphal, Bruce 9,10,99 Wheatley, Kevin 54,108 Whitaker, Howard 103 Whitsit, Marsha 93 Whitsit, Marv103 Wicker, Carol 93 Wickliff, Lloyd 59,93 Wilcher, Debbie 103,108 Wilcher, Jerry 108 Wilcher, Leanne 59 Wildman, Sarah 64,108 Wilkins, Danny 93 Williams, Dee 51 Williams, John 69,70,93 Williams, Kathy 59,70,103 Williams, Philp 67,103 Williams, Sheila 66,108 Wilson, Wayne 58,67,68,79,99 Wisdom, Christine 99 Wise, John 50,99 Wolf, Beth 108 Wolfe, Steve Wood, Gary 51,103 Wood, Jamie 61,62,64,71,93 Woodruff, Bonnie 16 Woods, Debbie 108 Woods, Donna 108 Woods, Kathy 8,58,59,63,70,93 Woolridge, Randall 108 Woolman, Cheryl 99 Woolman, Philip 52,103 Woolman, Ernest 103 Worthington, Gary 103 Wulf, Donald 52,65,99 Yensel, Mollis 52,53,65,99 Yokem, CamillelOS Younce, Gary 44,52,103 Young, Bonnie 108 Young, Jerry 99 Young, Kathy 62,99 Young, Larry 8,108 Young, Paul 46,58,59,93 Zerfas, David 99 Local Flashback Budget Boosters Aid Flashes Allied Appliances 8901 Southeastern Avenue Wanamaker 862-6653 Little Sons Funeral Home C S 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Ted ' s Barber Shop Hartman Pharmacy 862-2414 Wanamaker, Indiana Kitley Pharmacy The Gift Tree Johnn y ' s Gulf Service Kegley Realty 7809 Southeastern Avenue 862-2425 Hagerty Texaco Wheatley ' s Market Wanamaker, Indiana Acton Superette, Fresh Meat— Groc. and Produce Robert W. Stirling Funeral Home 1420 Prospect Street Indianapolis, Indiana 46203 Wanamaker Auto Service 8844 Southeastern Avenue John Yoke 862-6682 in Following Through Harry Levinson Inc. Eastgate Shopping Center University Styled Shirts, Slacks, Sweaters Allison ' s Rental Service Ben Franklin Your Best Place to Shop 615 Main Beech Grove Grahn ' s Market 1298 South Emerson Avenue Fresh Cut Meats — Our Specialty Compliments of Acton Grain Supply Humphrey Motor Co., Inc. " Your Chevrolet Dealer " Wanamaker 862-2421 Westphal Landscaping Company We Install Asphalt Driveways 356-4101 357-4506 Don ' s Beauty Shop Tower Studios American Yearbook Company Mr. Mrs. Richard Tapp Mr. Mrs. W. G. 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