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Show Hide text for 1975 volume ( OCR) Text from Pages 1 - 208 of the 1975 volume: “ ’ rr t j m m m ■ ' The Rhythm of Life 1 Seniors Melody Qualls, Becky Medwetz, Bethann McCoy, Melanie Mayfield. 2 Students hunt through pictures at year- book dance. 3 Cathy Smock has bubble trouble. 4 Jack Spoerner bothers Kevin Augustyn. 5 M-M-M-M-M-M Good. 6 Freshman hurries to open locker. 7 Delores Mardis takes a big leap. 8 Belt it out girls!! 9 The scoreboard tells the story. 10 H.J. Freels stretches for another yard. 11 Time to quit! 2 Opening is a powerful thing It ' s everlasting throbbing affects our life. 1 " What do they put in food now-a-days? " asks Tim Towas- nicki. 2 The Glads learn from watching. 3 Gaviteers go back to nature to do a little rapping. 4 Gavit puts their whole self into the game. 5 Glads are big in lending a helping hand. 6 Donna Stepanovich and Linda Maranto take part in some water fun. 7 Big Chief Running Glad invades Gavit High. 8 Sharon Fullgraf and Jeri Hoffman use team work to put up game signs. 9 A day in wood shop is a breeze for Chris McKinney. 10 Laura Humerickhouse works diligently on her tapestry. 4 Opening Our actions reflect 1 Dori Frye hangs on to her new lover. 2 Michael Brock gets involved with his studies. 3 Students are amazed as they watch glads. 4 Students gather to buy yearbooks. 5 Typing students? 6 Mr. Rouse gives Cathie Rosinski some help. 7 Alright now how do I untwist that flag. 8 Don ' t we make a nice couple? 9 Students proceed to their next class. 6 Opening its underlying beat as emotions pulsate within us enthusiasm emanates from us 1 The hectic beat of life has Jeff Humphrey pondering over what the future may hold. 2 Nanette Kasonavich and Mary lohnson en- joying lunch. 3 On the " G " bench Rick Cantrell chats with friends. 4 The home of the Gavit Gladiators houses the superstars of the future. 5 Greg Taylor displays an average males ' ex- pression. 6 Phil Thorpe shows the feelings of many of us. 7 Kathy Rucinski admits frustration. 8 Kim Sweeney and Mike Hanas anticipate the finished product. • 9 Terror lurks around every door for Joy Jankowski. Opening 9 and harmony becomes a part of us 10 Opening 1 Mark Bearby and Jed Stahl busy with their hands. 2 Music comes easy to Bob Wilkie and Dan Zilai 3 Darkness closes in on the eve of the homecoming game. 4 Cathie Rosinski congratulates the newly crowned queen, Judy Latham. 5 Tamala Bell, Mary Kelly, and Sandy Brogdon swing to the music of Stonewood Fox. 6 Hand in hand a couple enjoy each others company. 7 “People gotta be free " says Dorothy Ince, Dave Luttrell, and Theresa Gamez. 8 Romance blossoms after hours. 9 Pep Club members admire their winning float. Opening 11 or at times we feel that there is no rhythm left for us 1 Junior Alex Kowalsky makes a flying leap over the enemy. 2 A little faster boys — you ' re dragging. 3 Glads take a trip to the G-Bench for a little relaxing. 4 " I finally made it, " gasps Steve Bechtel. 5 Homecoming signs are being posted for the arrival of the Fox. 6 Mr. Petyo uses a rest period to his best advantage. 7 Randy Bond takes the easy way up. 8 Denny Moore shows his happiness at Gavit. Opening 12 Opening 13 but the beat goes on 1 Karen Courtney takes time out to help work on senior float. 2 Mike Winarski probes certain magazine ads. 3 Tim Budreau, Mark Cooley, Jim Michels and Chris Wantroba enjoy homecoming events. 4 Seniors bring back the " Fabulous Fifties " 5 Juniors demonstrate their spirit during home- coming week. 6 Kathy Patterson and Debbie Gulasy dance to the music of Stonewood Fox. 7 C.U.C. Club tempts Cavit students with goodies 8 Queen Judy Latham glows as she prepares to lead the homecoming parade 9 Seniors Sue Papesh and Art Labus await homecoming procession. 10 Rich Korem pulls Jeff Ossanna as he is surprised by camera man 11 Jerry Kovalsky paints the bridge after pep rally Opening 15 SPORTS 1f» C )|)cmru: Sports 17 Mr. Football, Rich Korem, proved throughout the sea- Hammond Tech players find themselves underneath on this play and also in the final son that wearing No. 13 can be lucky after all. score as Gavit won 31-17. Faced with a possible collision, halfback Bob Biancardi races around end, in an attempt to gain a few yards. Eyeing what ' s ahead, Mike Winarski and Dave Ozechowicz stand in contemplation. 18 Sports Varsity evens record, scores exciting upset, shows off leading seniors Bringing its season record to an even five wins and five losses, the varsity football players improved as a team throughout the 74 season. October 18 was the highlight of the season, when the Gridiron Glads brought a happy Homecoming to their home stadium crowd, who watched Gavit eliminate Noll from the sectional play-offs. Gavit drowned the championship hopes of the BNI Warriors (rated second in the area) in a cold, drizzling rain by defeating them 26-14. Senior end Rich Korem was superlative as he intercepted two passes, had six of- fensive receptions, and scored 14 points. THE TIMES recognized Ga- vit ' s surprisingly good play by nam- ing Korem " Offensive Player of the Week " and John Quinn, " Coach of the Week. " Gavit faced difficulties as an in- experienced team, but leadership from outstanding seniors helped the team develop. Mike Callahan was extremely dedicated to the team, receiving an honorable mention to the all-state team for his fine de- fensive play. Rich Korem earned an honorable mention to the all-state offensive team, and he and Perry Ferrini were named to the first- string all-conference squad. Jack Tatusko, Jeff Ossanna, Kurt Werth, Maurice Klefeker, Chris Zacony, Terry Redlarczyk, Greg Taylor, Bob Russell, Tim Towasnicki, Nick Mc- Daniel, Bob McCarty, Dave Orzech- owicz, and injured Randy Bond were also big assets to the team as senior players. ’’ - • VARSITY, B-TEAM FOOTBALL — (FIRST ROW, FROM LEFT) ). Ossanna, D. Orzechowicz, T. Redlarczyk, C. Zacney, M. Klefeker, J. Tatusko, R. Korem, M. Callahan, B. Russell, K. Werth, P. Ferrini, T. Towasnicki, N. McDaniel; (SECOND ROW) B. Biancardi, A. Kowalsky, P. Tracy, B. Rutherford, T. Raush, E. Tite, ). Zubak, K. Brown, T. Kolbert, B. Fredrick, C. Berirschke, J. Richardson, T. Klapkowski; (THIRD ROW) B. McCarty, T. Trtan, M. Winarski, ). Malloy, C. Kasenge, G. Novak, K. Dalton, M. Dillon, T. Wilkins, B. Von Almen, R. Thompson, D. Flagg; (FOURTH ROW) E. Smaron, L. Green, D. Shryock, N. Pappas, R. Canale, T. Puchley, R. Bigelow, M. Archie, J. Johnson, G. DeBruler, G. Klisurich, D. Yamada, J. Burdyl, A. Kolarczyk. Sports 19 Reserve team is reservoir for talent Putting varsity strategies into practice, the reserve football team ' s underclassmen earned a respectable season record of seven wins and three losses. The reserve team consisted of two complete units of juniors and sophomores, each contain- ing offensive and defensive squads. Gavit was able to retain more sophomores than any other school because of the high-caliber assis- tance of Mr. Russell Radtke, a graduate P.E. student from Purdue. Mr. Radtke took charge of the tenth-graders, who gained experience and guidance on the field. The reserve offense, patterned after the var- sity ' s plays, ran the triple-option well and pass- ed occasionally to compile 150 points in ten games. Using the 52 Monster defense, Gavit held their opponents to 83 points for the sea- son. Head reserve coach Paul Brush was pleased with the performance of the 29 players who suited up each Saturday to play. Next year ' s ranks of reserve players moving up to varsity promise to make 75-76 an exciting season. John Almada, Tim Kolbert, and Rex Thompson get down on an aggressive Morton Governor. Proving he ' s a tough one to handle, Ralph Canale carries two Morton Gov ' s for a few extra yards. Frustrated by our opponents, Tom Moore loses control, while his offensive teammates move to recover the ball. Stretching for a touchdown, B-Team Quarterback Tim Puchley scores the winning points. Gavit won 8-6. 20 Sports feature flawless first-place football Fearsome freshmen Around right end sprints halfback Tim Cunningham to earn a first down against city rival Morton. The fearsome freshman football team, featuring a flashy offense and a formi- dable defense, finished with a first- place 8-1 record. The success of Cavit ' s frosh was due to their strength at every position, having virtually no weak spots in their squads. The 78 ' ers outscored their oppo- nents 160-18, the result of a potent offensive attack which balanced penetra- tive passing and running. The defense was also superb, shutting out seven of Gavit ' s nine opponents. However, the most outstanding quality exhibited by the freshmen was their hardworking dedication to their team. Willing to do all they could to be the best, Gavit ' s freshmen started double two-hour practices on August 12, nearly three weeks before most other ninth-grade teams met together, and they continued to practice for four hours six days a week during the hot, trying summer. Coaches Bud Ballou and Randy Kuechenberg never had any discipline problems, either, because the players would start practice on their own and would keep the group together by solving problems that arose by themselves. Their two man- agers, Marty Wielgos and Paul Hall, were great assets to the efficiency of the team. FROSH FOOTBALL - (FIRST ROW, FROM LEFT) R. Clark, J. Chenault, D. Danko, D. Baker, P. Gorney, D. Hollis, J. Hendrix, B Fatheree S. Powicki B. Wilkie, B. Kolbertson; (SECOND ROW) R. Whelan, T. Cunningham, R. Blastic, C. Klefeker, A. Lamb, B Wheeler, T. Turnbull, H. Perez, D. Kazmer, L. Dankenbreng, (THIRD ROW) Coach Ballou, F. Gavrilos, S. Felling, J. Con, Hj p reels, D. Pennington, C. Wright, S. Opasik, B. Sandoval, D. Reese, R. Russell, L. Jones, Coach Kuechenberg. Sports 21 GAA girls ' teams liberate themselves in the air, on the ground Girls Athletic Association added two extra-mural sports (swimming and tennis) and three intramural activities (handball, softball, and tennis) to its roster of sporting opportunities. Girls also participated in field hockey, football, volleyball, basketball, gymnastics, badminton, table tennis, and bowling. Flag football resembled tackle football in an unusually rough Powder Puff football game on October 1. The sophomores beat the freshmen on the gridiron 14-0, and the seniors ground to a 6-6 tie with the juniors. GAA ' s third annual Powder Puff basketball game brought in needed revenue by drawing nearly 150 spectators on January 3. Seniority superiority prevailed as the sophomores outscored the freshmen 14-8, and the seniors outplayed the Gavit 76 ' ers 13-8. Two com- bined — class teams of 17 players each concluded the evening with 16 minutes of exciting, fast-breaking play, as the white shirts edged by the blue shirts 18-16. GAA sponsored a rugby match between two semi- professional teams (Gary and Amoco) at Gavit ' s Witham Stadium on Saturday, November 9. Proceeds were used to help buy new uniforms and equipment. In December and January, about 50 girls competed in the badminton and table tennis tournaments. Doubles and singles winners in each contest received ribbons at the GAA banquet in the spring. 22 Sports K. Solon, L. Frye, M. Mista, E. Stephens, L. Rippe, C. Becker, H. Miller, W. Carle, P. Smaron, D. Pazdur, K. Thomas, P. Dorsey, K. Anderson, L. Myzsak, G. Smith, P. Linnemeier, D. Jett, R. Gray, M. Johnson, P. Hammond, L. Meier, S. Geurts, Ms. Kelly. Teammates Jeri Hoffman and Holly Miller come to assist fullback Pam Dorsey against their opponents. Forward Jeri Hoffman guards the ball from her East Gary opponents. For the second consecutive year, Gavit ' s tre- mendous field hockey team coached by Miss Mar- garet Kelly was undefeated. Practice began late August the 15th, when the girls prepared to take on East Gary on September 7 and Portage and Chesterton in a double-header on September 14th. The lady Glads had won a 2-0-1 record, beating East Gary 3-1, Portage 2-1, and tying Chesterton 2-2. A game scheduled for September 10th was rescheduled for the 17th due to rainy weather and Gavit won their last game with a score of 3-2 against River Forest. Seniors on the team included Jeri Hoffman, Karen Solon, and outstanding offensive player Kim Thomas. Junior Wendy Carle was named outstand- ing defensive player. Field hockey is a-wery rigorous sport which re- quires strength and endurance, to get quick energy during the half-times the team consumed a grand total of over six dozen oranges! ! Sports 23 Matmen master muscles Armed with a victory, Scott Opasik is announced winner by referee. Attempting a switch, Bob Cofer fights to take control of the match against a Tech adversary. Vieing for a takedown, H.l. Freels makes his move. Evan Tite struggles desperately to throw off an opponent ' s pin. 24 Sports VARSITY WRESTLING — FRONT ROW, FROM LEFT: Mike Winarski, Art Labus, Tom Tuskan, Mike Callahan, Tom Thegze, Ron Tiede, Carlos Tite. SECOND ROW: Coach Bud Ballou, Scott Opasik, H.J . Freels, Bob Cofer, Vaughan Dunlap, Chuck Benirschke, Tom Wilkie, Larry Jones, Glen Beverly. The Gavit Grapplers had a very successful season while winning 10 out of 12 of their seasonal meets. Coach Ballou is very pleased and satisfied with the outcome. Despite the lack of attendance at the meets, Coach Ballou described the boys as “high spirited and ready to win. " Gavit had five wrestlers that went all the way to regionals. First place sectional winners were Mike Calla- han, and Carlos Tite. Second place winners were Bob Cofer, Evan Tite, and 98 pounder Scott Opasik. In the regional meet three of our five grapplers took standing. The only freshman, Scott Opasik took a second. Mike Callahan took a third and Carlos Tite took a fourth. Coach Ballou attributed the suc- cess of the team to the hard work and improvement of the wrestlers. Varsity grabbler senior Tom Tuskan meets his oncoming Tech opponent head on. Sports 25 B-TEAM WRESTLERS — FIRST ROW FROM LEFT: B. Fatheree, P. Gorney, G. Novak, T. Thegze, S. Plewecki, V. Dunlap. SECOND ROW: Coach Ben Life, J. Fullgraf, M. Van Buskirk, H.J. Freels, A. Gavrilos, R. Stevens, L. Jones, G. Beverly, F. Gavrilos. Attempting a quick pin, Bill Fatherlee lays down hard on his opponent. B-team pins hold of a winning season Grin dominates the face of Glen Beverly following the pin of a Morton grappler. Cavit ' s 11 B-team wrestlers had a good season of six wins and two losses, in spite of their need to forfeit two out of 13 weight classes in each meet. They earned second place in the sectional tournament, as they were coached by Mr. Ben Life. Winning all but one of his 105 pound matches, fresh- man Mike Van Buskirk was an outstanding B-team wres- tler. 26 Sports Exemplifying the spirit of true determination, Chris Wantroba exerts an effort beyond a spectator ' s comprehension. 1974 CC schedule proves to be ' hairy ' for GHS Harriers Cross country ended an exasperating season ranking seventh in the conference with a record of one win and nine losses. Gavit ' s single win came against Whiting, when the Glads underscored the Oilers 15-40. Nine out of fifteen dedicated runners endured the season, as they averaged running about eight miles a day for three months. In one meet three Glads — Chris Wantroba, Steve Bechtel, and Dan Falk — were able to complete the 2 V -mile course under the 14-minute mark, an outstanding accomplishment for Gavit runners. Senior Steve Bechtel ' s first year in cross country was very rewarding, as he was named " most valuable player. " Co-captains Chris Wantroba and Bob Headrick, both three year veterans, gave experienced leadership to the team. nNHHHM Exerting strength, Bob Headrick fudges on. X-COUNTRY — FRONT ROW, FROM LEFT: John Saltanovitz, Tim Trtan, Bob Headrick, Steve Bechtel, Dan Falk. SECOND ROW: Mr. Woodward, Norm Headrick, Greg Nagel, Chris Wantroba, Kevin Wheeler. Sports 27 Spikers net their way to state. Miss Margaret Kelly coached the 1974 varsity volley- ball team to a 24-2 overall record and their second regionals championship in two years to give them a chance for the state championship. During the regular season, Gavit lost only to Concord. The Lady Glads were undefeated in the Hammond sectional and Valparaiso regional tourna- ments to advance them to the third State Girls Volleyball Tournament at Indianapolis Ben Davis on November 23. Nearly repeating the performance of their 1972 volleyball team, Gavit ' s only other team to compete down state, the Glads lost to a South Bend team (Riley) in the first round of play. Gavit ' s B-team, who earned a 13-7 record, will supply many valuable players for n ext year ' s varsity. VARSITY V.B. — TOP ROW: K. Solon. 2nd ROW: W. Carle, P. Dorsey, S. Pomplin. 3rd ROW: P. Biancardi, K. Thomas, P. Paquette, H. Miller, M. Johnson. B-TEAM V.B. — BOTTOM ROW FROM FRONT: S. Clark, K. Miklusak, D. Pazdur, P. Smaron, M. Ferris. 2nd ROW: Ms. Kelly, M. Cordero, L. Meier, D. Mardis, S. Boyer, C. Sibert. 3rd ROW: P. Linnemeier, M. Kikalos, G. Smith, B. Sako, L. Myzsak, D. Irby. Holly Miller thwarts opponents spike as Jeri Hoffman backs up play. Sports 28 TENNIS — FIRST ROW, FROM LEFT: Coach Peterson, Chris Dalton, Sue Pomplin. SECOND Lucht, Dave Duffala. Ben Life, Susan Guerts, Mike Duffala, Jeff ROW: Mark Bearby, John Bachmann, Craig Craig Lucht displays the powerful backhand which helped him earn an 8-0 record. Gliding Glad Mark Bearby grips the racket in preparation to return a serve. Masterfully, Sue Pomplin smashes the ball. Muscles tense, John Bachmann sweeps to the left for a backhand return. Get into the swing of things. Making plenty of racket while netting an even record of 5 wins and 5 losses, Gavit ' s 1974 tennis team then bounced up to take third place in the Lake Shore Conference Tournament. The team won victories over Whit- ing and Tech with a score of 5-0 for both matches. Hammond High and East Chicago Washington gave the Glads hard competition to beat the Glads 3-2 in both matches. Craig Lucht, John Bachmann, Mark Bearby and Susan Pomplin were im- portant seniors on the team. For his undefeated play during the sea- son, Craig Lucht received individual honors. Sports 29 The battle of the back boards Starting off the year with three straight wins, Gavit ' s 74-75 varsity basketball team ended their season with a score of eight wins and 12 losses. After beginning the year ranked third in the area (behind Hammond High and Morton), the nine talented players high hopes were let down when they lost several close games to put them out of contention for the Lake Shore Conference title. There were some bright spots for the team, however. Steller center Tim Bajusz was considered one of the three top players in the Calumet Region as he led the team in rebounds and scoring, averaging over 20 points per game. Forwards Jim Michels and Mark Cooley contri- buted needed points for many victories. Guards Rich Korem and Ron Bonnell were known for their quickness and penetrating passes. Other leading players were Mike Geary, who had improved greatly over last year, and Randy Rapchak, an important forward this year. Trying not to over extend themselves, Jim Michels and Tim Bajusz struggle for the ball. Junior Mark Cooley fires an inbound pass around an opposing Hammond 30 Sports VARSITY B-BALL — TOP ROW, LEFT, Ron Bonnell, Randy Rapchak, Tim Budreau, Mark Cooley, Rich Korem, James Rastovsky, Jim Michels, Tim Bajusz, Bruce Weliky, Kevin Knutson, Dave Shryock, Mike Geary. High Wildcat. Junior Tim Budreau looks for a little help from his friends against Morton. Tim Bajusz crashes the board against Tech ' s Carl Mc- Pipe. Tim finished the regular season with a total of 425 points. Sports 31 B-TEAM B-BALL — FRONT ROW: M. Snorton, C. DeBruler, D. Latham. P. Hilo. SECOND ROW: A. Kolarczyk, T. Klapkowski, J. Edens, M. Rozgony. THIRD ROW: J. Burdyl, M. Mybeck, S. Owens, ). Demkovich, C. Webster, B. Meier. Greg DeBruler clamps down on defense against E.C. Roosevelt. Cagemen compete courageously Winning its first reserve city tournament championship in Gavit ' s history, the 1974-75 basketball B-team displayed outstanding teamwork. Gavit brought excitement to the Hammond Holiday Tournament by taking both their games into overtime. On December 27 Gavit defeated Hammond High School 29-27, and on the following night they came back to win the championship game against Hammond Tech 33-31. Gavit ' s B-team season ended with a record of 10 wins and 10 losses — six of which were within four points. Leading scorers for the season were Steve Owens, Mar- vin Snorton, and Kevin Knutson, who was also the lead- ing rebounder. Their outstanding defensive man was Chuck Webster. 32 Sports Freshman B-Team standout, Steve Hojnacki lays up two points with Kevin Knutson looking on. FROSH B-BALL — FRONT ROW FROM LEFT: C. Amick, R. Blastic, T. Hudson. SECOND ROW: T. Chorba, ). Rastovsky, B. Kolbert, T. Krsak, T. Cunningham, T. Cantrell. THIRD ROW: D. Bobrowski, L. Dankenbring, G. Friedrich, R. Clark, S. Hojnacki, S. Martin. Cagers crush competitors Winning 15 games and losing six, the 1974-75 freshman basketball team was the best frosh team in Gavit ' s history. Returning for his second year, Coach Fred Vukas guided his players to victory as they won the Holiday Tournament for the second year in a row. The rookie Glads displayed their talent at the tournament by beating Clark 40-34 and Hammond High 54-31. The ferocious freshmen put up a tough fight against all their opponents, even in their six losses. They came within two points of victory on two occasions and they were within six points of winning in three other games. Gavit ' s freshmen b-ballers also took second place in the Hammond Invitational Tournament. Future varsity talent Robbie Clark tries to work th ball to Steve Hoj- nacki much to the dismay of his Clark opponent. Sports 33 TRACK — FRONT ROW, FROM LEFT: J. Nagel, V. Dunlap, ). Craczyk, A. Veray, J. Sherbit, C. Madvek, B. Angelich, B. Biancardi, A. Kowalsky. SECOND ROW: C. Anderson, D. Hudnall, T. Moore, R. Ayala, J. Saltanovich, J. Almada, N. Pappas, C. Bergstrom, B. Korpella, E. ScFioenfelt. THIRD ROW: M. Kulczyk, M. Pierce, D. Hanas, B. Gray, P. Milo, R. Dorsey, B. Headrick, P. Ferrini, R. Jackson. Bob Headrick, Dan Falk, and Rich Dorsey take timeout from a hard practice. Although the 1973-74 boys track team had a record of no wins and 10 losses, they had some outstand- ing individual accomplishments: senior Jim Nagel ran the two-mile event in nine minutes and 40 sec- onds; senior Rick Dorsey placed sixth in the Hammond sectionals with a running long jump that was just V 2 inch short of fifth place and a chance to compete in regionals; and junior Bob Headrick cut his time in the two-mile run by nearly three minutes. Senior Ed Schoenfelt con- tributed to the team points with his well-thrown discuses. The talented but small freshman track team showed great promise as developing for future boys reserve and varsity track teams at Gavit. Rich Dorsey pulls ahead for a first place against his BNI opponent. Sectionals pace girl ' s while the thinclads fizzle through season Sports 35 The girls 1973-74 track and field team ended their season at Indiana ' s Third State Girls Competition. The team finished second in the sectionals, losing only to Highland. Winners were Joyce Klapkowski in the 440-yard dash and the relay team consisting of Sharron F ullgraf, Lori Frye, Monica Mista and Carol Smith in the 880-yard relay. With six girls in the regionals, the mighty Glads finished third in team points. Sharron Fullgraf set a state record of 25.6 seconds in the 220-yard dash and placed second in the 100-yard dash. At the state track meet the 880-yard relay team finished third. Fullgraf also placed sixth in the 100-yard dash and seventh in the 220-yard dash. Manager Pamm Dorsey and alternate Delores Mardis accompanied the team. At the GAA banquet, Sharron Fullgraf and Joyce Klap- kowski received certificates for outstanding track per- formance. Taking a mighty leap, Kim Thomas reaches out for a winning jump. Ruth Lackey rounds the bend enroute to a Gavit victory. Tense emotions are forever present as Sharron Fullgraf breaks the string first for a victory. Swimmers splash into a successful season Coach Troy instructs swimmettes Karen Saltanovitz, Melody Qualls, and Debbie Skalba on how to keep score. s ■ 0 ' ' SteaEMfe Five down, fifteen to go, Don White encourages his teammate. 36 Sports YOU (|| " 109 Ted, r a ° M illv. ‘ WY YOU MiVE 10 Wl IS !H[ °« rou l00( 4T rHt “HOI U “H « MB » lf 100 Wit Wilt TOUISflt M ItlCTKI ■WYOU ' Wna THf OlH(| GUY «IU YH Otua (W 6 NUIT YOU III mi IACI JUStU tua Ml S MIT cat " “““■WM Wj omy 60t wcyrtKAiYUMmi IMKMIIK MFKSSOWWS " utm Silt IS YOU • IhtMntu ■ wus «mi won MUSS YOU M nnucnswiuB itwYBwn B TM GUY IN i swua » lilts his on urn w on w if TNUIT ■ UTS It SIM ■ Team captains Tim Towasnicki and Bob Russell seek inspiration from swimming bulletin board. Executing an inward pike position dive, junior John Janiga. The 1974-75 Boys Swim Team stroked to an 8-6 overall record in their third season of competition. The Super Glads finished third in the Lake Shore Conference meet and fifth in the Sectionals. All school records set in 1973-74 were broken this year. Fantastic junior, John Esgate, set individual records in three events: the 200-yard free style, 200 individual med- ley, and the 100 backstroke, in which he made the finals for the Sectional Meet. He was also a member of the record-setting 400 free relay, containing John Kapec, Alex Klefeker, and Jim Pawlus. Jim Pawlus, also a junior, set two new individual records in the 50 free and 100 free. Greg Lewis and Alex Klefeker each set individual records, Lewis in the 100 butterfly and Klefeker in the 500 free. Co-captain Bob Russell set a new record in the 100 breast-stroke, and junior John Janiga easily com- piled the most points for a Gavit diver. Coach Ed Troy was proud of the tankmen, who im- proved greatly this year. The young team lost five valu- able seniors: co-captains Bob Russell and Tim Towas- nicki, freestylers John Kapec and Maurice Klefeker, and diver Paul Brock. ' i l SWIMMERS — FRONT ROW FROM LEFT: N. Marinaro, G. Lewis, J. Graczyk, E. Wojtowicz, J. Kapec, M. Jacobson. SECOND ROW: D. White, P. Brock, J. Zubak, L. Devore, M. Klefeker, A. Klefeker. THIRD ROW: Coach Ed Troy, B. Russell, T. Towasnicki, M. Cross, F. Martinez, M. Pierce, J. Janiga, C. Klefeker, J. Pawlus. FOURTH ROW: J. Esgate, C. Csonka, T. Kolbert, J. Spoerner, J. Zubak. Sports 37 Miraculous maneuvers of Mike Callahan amaze onlookers. Soccer squad socks semi-successful spring season Gallantly Greg Taylor charges down the field in hopes of securing a victory. Gavit ' s 1974 soccer team had an average season with three wins, five losses, and one tie; but they usually gave their opponents a tough match. Purple and gold bootman dog- gedly practiced in rain, sleet, and mud from early April until June, playing two matches per week. Kick- ing off the season with a 5-1 victory over Munster, the Glads looked less impressive the rest of the seas n. However, three of their five losses were by only one point, with first- place Morton being responsible for Gavit ' s other two losses, 0-2 and 4- 7. A young team with mostly juniors and a sole senior, Steve Smoot, Gavit ' s soccer squad featured some outstanding players. Center forward Bob Russell, who scored eight goals, and fullback Mike Callahan, who was relentless on defense, were named to the city ' s All-Star team by Hammond ' s six soccer coaches. During the season Ruben Shehigian scored four goals, and Jeff Ossanna scored three. Talented Bob Russell gets his kicks, while Jeff Os- sanna looks on. Loyal Pat Tracy goes down with the ball. ft.. , i jBm gSwl :! SPtP Golfers club their way to championship Chris Wantroba practices putting around. GOLF — Tim Budreau, Tracy Cooley, Gary Amick, Bill Mangerson, Chris Wantroba tuCSDAV JUHl ■ IHiAA SfCTfONAL , ARV WALL ACC TUESDAY .JUNE a SECTIONAL IMSAA TUESDAY SCCTIOHAl GPtrriTM TUCSDAY . JUNE IHSAK HAWWC TIC rm i r : LED LLLL c With an excellent 13-0 league re- cord, the 1974 golf team played con- sistently to become the champions of the Lake Shore Conference for the third time in four years. Tim Budreau and Chris Wantroba were the number one and number two golfers in sectionals and helped Gavit place third in the tournament. Chris was named most valuable player on the team with the lowest ninehole season average of 40.1. Tim followed closely behind with a 40.3. Bill Mangerson helped the Glads qualify for regionals, in which Gavit placed 12th, with his exceptional back nine score of 39. Gary Amick was also an asset to the team, always retaining an average of under 45. Tracy Cooley won the scholastic average award and he usually averaged about a 41.5 on the course. With an overall record of 18-3, the five Gavit golfers had another fine sea- son, coached by Mr. Russell. Bill Mangerson checks the line up for the IHSAA golf sectional. Sports 39 BASEBALL — FIRST ROW, FROM LEFT: Mark Gerber, Chris Kasenga, Ron Bonnell, Dave Blastic, Mark Bearby, Jeff Poludniak, Chuck Benirschke, Andy Combs, Mike Rozgony, Greg DeBruler, Ron Bigelow, Ed Smaron. SECOND ROW: Coach Tom Kujawa, Randy Rapchak, Rich Korem, Mark Cooley, John Rozgony, Terry FHomcho, Tim Trtan, Kevin Knutson, Bob Graczyk, Ass ' t Coach Paul Brush. 40 Sports Hop, skip, and a jump to first base, Tim Trtan VyWYX Diamond Men show glimmer of hope After making a check at first base Mark Cooley fires home. Words of wisdom flow freely from the mouth of Coach Paul Brush to his players. Improving their play as the spring season progressed, Gavit ' s 1974 baseball squad gained experience and skill while winning 12 games, losing 18, and tying one. With only four experienced up- perclassmen returning from the 1974 ' s conference championship team, several of Gavit ' s 20 young rookies came through with excellent baseball. For example, surehanded second-baseman Rich Korem field- ed 97% of the balls that whizzed his way, and also he pitched three vic- torious games. Right off the bat Dan Pease smacked the ball well, main- taining the team ' s highest average of 400. Kevin Knutson gave up the few- est earned runs of Gavit ' s four pitchers (averaging 2.86 per game), Terry Homcho hurled three winning games, and Mark Cooley was valu- able on the mound as well as at bat. The Glad ' s most improved under- classman was Ron Bonnell, who hit a solid .363 average. For their outstanding contribu- tions, seniors Bob Graczyk and John Rozgony were selected for the Lake Shore All-Conference team. As the only returning starter from Gavit ' s 1973 champs, catcher Graczyk bat- ted .369 and drove in 21 runs. Roz- gony was the Glads ' leading RBI man with 27, and had a .324 batting aver- age. Sports 41 Cagers crowned conference champs Coach Ms. Kelly reviews a winning play during a timeout with East Chicago Roosevelt. Guard number 21, Kim Thomas reaches high to secure the ball against Morton ' s guard Eva Del Toro. Completing their third undefeat- ed season in four years, the Lady Glads varsity basketball team breezed to a district championship on February 22. All season they aver- aged 65 points per game, more than any other team in the Northwest section, while they held their oppo- nents to an average 26 points in their 15 contests. Gavit ' s closest (58-57) and most cherished victory came against Mor- ton, who had beaten the Glads the year previous 46-45 to give Gavit it ' s only loss in 51 games since 1971. WMAQ-TV (NBC) news covered the well played game, and coach Mar- garet Kelly was named " coach of the Week " by the TIMES. Jeri Hoffman, leading rebounder and scorer on the team, was ex- tremely valuable, as was agile guard Kim Thomas. Susan Pomplin added needed points as a forward, and Sharron Fullgraf and Cindy Graczk performed well on the court. VARSITY B-BALL — FIRST ROW FROM LEFT: H. Miller, S. Pomplin, W. Carle. SECOND ROW: C. Graczyk, P. Dorsey, J. Hoffman, Coach Margaret Kelly. THIRD ROW: D. Mardis, S. Fullgraf, K. Thomas. 42 Sports With a 1974-75 season record of 11 wins and no losses, Gavit ' s J-V girls basketball team kept its five-year, 46 game winning streak alive. They beat their toughest com- petitor, formerly undefeated Portage, in their final game of the year by the score of 21-14. The B-team had little trouble with most of their oppo- nents. While averaging over 30 points per game, they held the other team to less than 20 points in all but three contests. They used their good shooting and tight defense to their advantage, so that nearly all members of the team were able to play in each game. However, there were several tense moments in their game with Morton, especially when the two teams were tied at 19 with two minutes remaining; but Gavit came through with some quick layups to win 26-19. Portage was no cinch either, but Gavit ' s underclasswomen played like cool-headed veterans, finally breaking the game open in the third quarter after two quarters of tied-up scoring (4-4 after the first quarter and 10-10 after the second). Coach Margaret Kelly was very pleased with the per- formance of her J-V players. Several talented sopho- mores will be moving up to fill the places of five grad- uating varsity players, in time to vie for Indiana ' s first state girls basketball championship in 1976. jm. Delores Mardis reaches high for a jump ball against her Hammond High opponent. Gavit ' s Mary Anne Cataldi uses man-to-man defense in hopes of dis trading her Highland opponent. Taking careful aim, Mary Johnson attempts to sink a free throw for two points. J.V. B-BALL — FIRST ROW FROM LEFT: P. Biancardi, B. Sako, C. Dolak. SECOND ROW: D. Yokovich, D. Jett, M. Ferris, M. Miterko, S. Boyer, Coach M. Kelly. THIRD ROW: P. Paquette, D. Irby, D. Horvath, D. Pazdur, L. Easton. FOURTH ROW: M. Johnson, J. Fink, N. Craig, M. Cataldi. Sports 43 Girl ' s Varsity Basketball CHS OPF. 47 Highland 18 68 Clark 22 52 Chesterton 22 80 Hammond Tech 10 76 Valparaiso 26 75 Hammond High 11 85 Munster 52 80 E.C. Roosevelt 35 64 Elkhart Memorial 27 45 Concord 34 58 Morton 57 68 E.C. Washington 19 45 Portage 28 Varsity Football CHS 23 Varsity Wrestling Lowell OPP 24 42 E.C. Roosevelt 13 43 E.C. Washington 18 36 Noll 24 29 Hammond High 26 37 Clark 21 32 Tech 24 42 Whiting 16 23 Morton 28 28 Thornridge 27 32 won forfeit Wallace Andrean 20 CHS 5 Soccer Munster OPP 2 2 Tech 3 0 Hammond High 1 1 Clark 2 0 Morton 2 3 Munster 2 2 Tech 0 0 Hammond High 1 1 Clark 0 3 Morton 7 0 Hammond High 1 CHS Crosscountry Opp 40 Horace Mann 17 40 Michigan City 15 35 E.C.R. 20 15 Whiting 40 50 Tech 15 45 Morton 15 50 Hammond High 15 28 E.C.W. 27 33 Invitational 22 50 Merrillville Clark 15 216 Conference — 7th 236 Michigan City — 8th 456 Invitational — 17th Sectional CHS OPP 6 Horace Mann 20 14 Morton 17 34 Tech 14 28 Bowan 0 13 37 E.C.W. 16 2 Hammond High 6 6 Clark 19 26 Noll 14 0 E.C.R. 20 27 De LaSalle 6 1 CHS Tennis J 1 Highland 0 Munster 5 3 Hammond High 2 3 E.C.W. 2 5 E.C.R. 0 5 Whiting 0 5 Tech 0 2 Morton 3 2 Noll 3 2 Clark 3 Boy ' s Swimming GHS OPP 107 West Side 62 117 Wirt 46 102 Mann 70 70 Michigan City 92 110 Cary Roosevelt 42 55 Noll 115 98 Lew Wallace 74 103 Hammond Tech 65 107 T.F. North 65 67 Hammond High 107 74 Morton 96 89 Lowell 83 69 Griffith 102 70 Cesterton 102 CHS 0 B-Team Football Gary Mann OPP 0 13 Morton 18 14 Tech 0 8 Morton 6 21 E.C.W. 6 27 Hammond High 6 13 Clark 0 6 Noll 14 22 E.C.R. 14 6 Noll 19 Field Hockey GHS OPP 2 Portage 1 j 2 Chesterton 2 3 East Gary 1 | CHS Baseball OPP 11 Cary West 8 4 E.C.W. 2 4 E.C.W. 8 3 Whiting 2 1 E.C.R. 4 7 Cary West 5 8 Cary West 4 0 Clark 6 11 River Forest 3 4 T.F. North 5 5 Tech 3 2 E.C.W. 8 5 Highland 15 2 Noll 4 6 Morton 6 2 Whiting 9 3 Andrea 2 6 Andrea 1 11 E.C.R. 7 15 Horace Mann 5 3 Horace Mann 2 3 Clark 4 3 Tech 4 1 Morton 8 2 Noll 3 1 Hammond High 3 1 E.C.W 4 6 Andrea 7 5 T.F. South 7 1 Noll 9 GHS GOLF OPP 171 Highland 154 168 Lake Central 178 169 Clark 181 169 Hammond High 175 167 Hanover Central 185 171 Whiting 184 171 E.C.R. 187 163 Highland 171 167 Morton 177 161 Griffith 168 174 Tech 175 164 Munster 163 1 174 Clark 181 J 174 Hammond High 168 , 165 Whiting 186 ; 165 E.C.R. 188 j 170 Morton 176 161 Tech 168 | Lake Hills 6th place Individual Lake Shore 1st place Conference Sectional 3rd place Regional 12th place KNOW THE SCORE Varsity Volleyball CHS W Valpo W East Gary W GaryAndrean j w Clark w Tech w Highland | ! W ECR w Michigan City ■ w Chesterton w Lowell w Munster w Whiting w ECW w Morton w Hammond High w Munster w River Forest w Elkhart Central v Concord w Portage w Morton (sectional) w Clark (sectional) w ECT (sectional) | w Valpo (regional) ; w Lowell (regional) L South Bend (state) Freshmen Football GHS OPP 20 Gary West 0 14 Morton 0 30 Tech 0 22 E.C.W. 0 0 Hammond High 12 20 Clark 0 24 Noll 0 28 E.C.R. 6 GHS Boy ' s Varsity Basketball OPP 50 Griffith 52 72 Munster 49 83 Highland 56 55 E C. Wash. 65 64 HHS 91 97 Lowell 69 49 Hobart 51 48 Clark 60 81 Tech 89 66 Gary Wirt 58 79 Clark 85 62 Morton 64 61 Crown Point 70 62 Lew Wallace 73 56 Bishop Noll 51 51 Tech 57 75 Calumet 41 59 E.C. Rqss. 60 53 Whiting 52 63 Bowen 71 Freshman Basketball GHS OPP 48 Ridge Jr. High 19 42 Wirt 33 47 Harrison 53 32 Clark 26 46 Lake Jr. 21 38 Tech 31 57 Lake Central 55 48 Pierce 64 40 Clark 34 54 Hammond High 31 GHS Boy ' s B-Team Basketball OPP 33 Hobart 37 29 HHS 27 33 Tech 31 37 Writ 38 45 Clark 47 57 Morton 66 | 40 Crown Point 38 1 46 Lew Wallace 44 46 Noll 53 37 Tech 50 45 Calumet 48 41 ECR 42 50 Whiting 40 36 Bowen 28 B-Team Volleyball t GHS VV Clark w Tech S w GaryAndrean | I L Valporaiso g w Highland jj f w ECR j L Portage 1 W Hammond High L Morton W Chesterton w Lowell 1 L Munster | W Whiting : L Concord 3 W ECW jj w River Forest !] L Munster 1 W Michigan City j GHS 31 Girls B-Team Basketball Highland OPP 18 33 Clark 22 30 Chesterton 14 32 Tech 7 32 Valparaiso 21 26 Hammond High 13 32 Munster 18 39 E.C.R. 14 26 Morton 19 48 E.C. Washington 27 21 Portage 14 GHS B-Team Wrestling OPP 23 Lowell 32 36 E.C.R. 18 38 E.C.W. 24 31 Noll 30 16 H.H.S. 45 48 Clark 21 42 Whiting 12 24 Morton 45 24 Thornridge 33 39 Gary Wallace 18 36 Tech 21 1 39 Andrean 27 1 GHS Girl ' s Track OPP 68 Munster 26 68 Hobart 29 66 Chesterton 30 89 E.C.R. 8 89 Merriville 29 90 Gary Emerson 8 90 Gary West 27 Vi 75 Morton 8 75 Hammond High 8 75 Highland 79 70 East Gary 21 70 Lake Central 43 70 Lowell 37 65 Portage 75 Vi i 65 Tech 9 65 Merriville 27 Vx 64 Valparaiso 33 67 Sectionals 67 30 Regionals 30 7 State 7 Boy ' s Track GHS OPP 22 Lowell 35 ! 22 Calumet 89 i 69 Hobart 54 22 M.C. Rogers 96 44 Clark 51 44 Morton 61 38 Whiting 22 31 HHS 101 15 Tech 61 15 Noll 74 23 Rossevelt 49 23 Washington 61 Conference 8th place , Sectional 16th place Sports 45 46 School Life 1. Construction of the seniors ' homecoming float was successful due to the dedication and class spirit of Cindy Dittrich, Perry Ferrini, and Ginger Stoffregen, as well as many others. 2. 1974 football Homecoming Court including Cathie Rosinski, Kim Thomas, Judy Latham, Pam Stephens, and Sue Papesh pose with Mr. Football, Rich Korem. 3. Judy Latham smiles radiantly as she begins her reign as 1974 Homecoming Queen. 4. A spirited Glad adds a creative touch to the traditional painting of the Bridge following the football pep rally. 5. Terry Homcho, Debbie Richardson and Jim Adams were among many other seniors who recaptured the era of 1950 ' s during Home- coming week ' s " Greaser Day. " 6. Seniors " sting " the competition by snatching first place in the class float division. 7. Fans find " Stonewood Fox " facinating. 48 School Life Dance, creative activities highlight FB Homecoming Spirit week, October 14-18, start- ed off with little spirit as “Teachers Day " passed by with little notice. But as the week progressed, enthusiasm was built up with " Tag Day " , " Trai- tor Day " , and " School Color Day " was dubbed " Greaser Day " , and was by far the most outstanding show of spirit participation as seniors went all out to re-capture the look of the " 50 ' s " . Many of our teachers were reminded of their own school days as students displayed ducktails, bob- bie socks, leather jackets, pony-tails, saddle shoes, and long skirts. The annual pep rally on Thursday brought anxiously waiting spectators for the announcement of the 1974 Homecoming Queen, Judy Latham, escorted by Terry Beck. Entertain- ment was furnished by the Gavit Pep Band and Drill Team, while mem- bers of the freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior classes performed skits. The Class of 1978 was an- nounced the most spirited class of the week at the Homecoming game on Friday. This year Gavit had one of the largest Homecoming parades ever. Participant ' s in the parade were divided into two categories: class and organizations. Winning in class float competition was the Class of 1975 with their theme " Seniors take the sting out of the Warriors, " while the club competition was won by the Pep Club. As the spirited week rolled on so did our football team. Coming out on top, the mighty Glads defeated the Noll Warriors with a 26-14 Homecoming victory. The weather did not stop the crowd as the people poured in the gates of Gavit ' s stadium. Rich Korem ' s fantastic interceptions, touchdowns, end pass receptions helped him in being named Mr. Football. Adding to the excitement, the Hammond Times named John Quinn " Coach of the Week " and Rich Korem " Back of the Week. " After the game a dance sponsored by Student Council added to the Homecoming celebrations. Students sat around and talked, while others danced to the great music of Stone- wood Fox. School Life 49 Court, Mr. Basketball honored at Homecoming Despite a disheartening loss to E.C. Roosevelt (59-60) and some dis- plays of disorderly conduct by two spectators at the game, the evening of February 7 turned out to be an enjoyable 1975 basketball home- coming. During half-time Gavit ' s leading scorer for the season, Tim Bajusz, was awarded the title of Mr. Basket- ball, while Kim Thomas (accom- panied by Mike Callahan) was crowned Homecoming Queen. Her royal court consisted of Sharron Fullgraf (escorted by John Breiden- baugh), Cindy Graczyk (escorted by Mark Peters), Sue Papesh (accom- panied by Bob Cofer), and Pam Stephens (escorted by Jack Tatusko). After the game, nearly 500 stu- dents rocked to the music of Quo- rum until 11 p.m. Pep Club spon- sored the successful dance. 1. An anxious crowd awaits the beginning of “Quorum ' s " exhilarating music. 2. A blissful Kim Thomas hugs her escort Mike Callahan. 3. Tim Bajusz receives a big kiss from LuAnn Fatheree upon being honored as Mr. Basketball. 4. 1975 basketball Homecoming Queen Kim Thomas poses with her companion Mike Callahan. 5. The pounding rhythm of " Quorum " sets Phil Stoffregen and many other Glads on their feet. 6. Tim Bajusz expresses his appreciation after being crowned Mr. Basketball. 7. 1974 basketball Homecoming court included Pam Stephens (accom- panied by Jack Tatusko), Cindy Graczyk (escorted by Mark Peters), Sharron Fullgraf (escorted by John Breidenbaugh), Sue Papesh (accom- panied by Bob Cofer), and queen Kim Thomas (escorted by Mike Callahan). School Life 51 1. The Peanuts gang including Linus (Greg Rucinski), Schroeder (Charles Phillips), Pattie (Ladena Felling), Snoopy (Tom Wilson), and Lucy (Anita Charnekar), get involved in the spirit of play- ing a baseball game. 2. Charlie Brown (Kevin Augustyn) ponders a question included in Lucy ' s " crabiness " survey. 3. The importance of his relationship with his security blanket is described by Linus. 4. Snoopy, as the World War I flying ace in his Sopwith Camel, makes another attempt to down the cursed Red Baron. 5. Members of the Peanuts sing one of the several songs includ- ed in the musical. 6. Snoopy expresses his exuberant delight to his bewildered mas- ter about his favorite time of every day . . . SUPPERTIME! 7. Excitedly Lucy devises a way in which she can be " Head Queen " although not of royal birth. 52 School Life " Charlie Brown " captures comedy, culture, creativity The year ' s fall play was a one- night presentation of the musical comedy " You ' re A Good Man, Charlie Brown. " It was enthusiasti- cally handled by a cast of six major characters, four understudies, stu- dent director Becky Medwetz, countless, cooperative crew mem- bers, and Mrs. Marge Macey, Gavit ' s new drama coach. On Friday, November 22, the cur- tain went up at 8:00 p.m., and the large crowd of people was well en- tertained for ninety minutes thereafter. In the beginning, the play focused upon Charlie Brown and the Peanut gang ' s criticism of his wishy-washiness and blockhead- edness. Throughout the play, how- ever, the other characters accept Charlie Brown for what he is. Kevin Augustyn, who played Charlie Brown, did a great job of acting the part. He was especially terrific in his hilarious lunch scene. He longed very much to attract the attention of " that cute little red- headed girl " he had admired from afar. Yet when she finally noticed him, he thrust his lunch bag over his head in embarrassment, adding humiliation to his troubles. Anita Charnekar did a remarkable job of portraying Lucy ' s outspoken, strong-willed, obnoxious nature. When she announced that she was going to become " head queen, " the audience roared as she displayed her lust for power. Anita was excel- lent when she tried to charm piano- minded Schroeder, into falling in love with her. Linus, played by Greg Rucinski, was as warm and lovable as ever in all his actions. In one scene, he tried to demonstrate his independence by abandoning his blanket, but in a matter of seconds, he came run- ning back for it, terrified. Ladena Felling put alot of spirit into the part of Patti, who was the silly, dumb blonde stereotype. She said the pledge of allegiance in her own reverent fashion, closing in loy- alty with the word " Amen " . Charles Phillips who was Schroe- der in the show, did a very nice job in acting the part of a serious, dedi- cated, quiet boy with much dignity. His devotion to music and worship of Beethoven were his main con- cerns. Snoopy kept everybody laughing with his crazy antics. He expressed his feelings about his favorite time of the day ... SUPPERTIME! by dancing and singing to his hearts ' delight. Snoopy was played by Tom Wilson, and another one of his bet- ter moments was when he was flying high in his Sopwith Camel and curs- ing the Red Baron for shooting at him. All of the colorful characters helped make this fall comedy an en- joyable success. 1. Axel Magee (Randy Van Vynckt) cowers as Kil- roy (Donna Stepanovich) rebukes him for his many mistakes. 2. The chef (Dave Mysliwiec) hysterically tells Magee that he cannot cook with Communist soldiers star- ing at him. 3. Walter (Norman Headr ick) sneaks a drink from the unsuspecting Count Kasner (Ron Henry) who is talking to the Countess (Laurie Sefton). 4. The ambassador (Ron Brooks) threatens his son, Axel, who formulated a ridiculous escape plan for the tourists, while Kilroy deals with a telephone call from the Communist police. 54 School Life Woody Allen comedy presented as spring play “Don ' t Drink the Water, " a farce by Woody Allen, was performed as the annual spring play by the Gavit drama department, Friday, March 7. The play dealt with an American caterer on vacation with his wife and daughter in a Communist coun- try behind the Iron Curtain. Walter, the caterer, was suspected of spying when he inadvertently took some pictures near a secret missile base. They were chased into the American embassy where the ambassador was absent, leaving his son, Axel, who had been kicked out of the entire continent of Af rica for his mishaps, in charge. A hilarious comedy, including much slapstick, followed as Axel attempted to secure freedom for the tourists, and finally devised an intri- cate plan of escape which even he didn ' t understand. However, throughout all the hilarity, the am- bassador ' s son and caterer ' s daugh- ter found time to fall in love. The cast included six major roles and many other minor roles. The clumsy, ambassador ' s son, Axel Ma- gee (Randy Van Vynckt); Walter Hollander, the obnoxious, over- bearing New Jersey caterer (Norman Headrick); Walter ' s spacy-wife Marion (Marie Scepkowski); Susan Hollander (Diane Kovach) the ste- reotyped hippie daughter; Father Drobney (Tom Wilson) a priest who had been hiding in the embassy for six years and also practiced magic; and Krojack (Gary Thorsky), head of the secret police were the major characters. Minor parts included the chef (David Mysliwiec), ambassador sul- tan (Ron Brooks), Kasner (Ron Hen- ry), Countess (Laurie Sefton), and embassy guests. (Ruth Lackey, Kari Beldsoe, Lori Hufnagel, Pam Smaron, Kathy Karnafel, and Janet Callahan). 3 one-acts provide for varied theatrical talents The three one-act plays were per- formed May 16. " A Women ' s Privi- lege " by Marijane and Joseph Hayes was a comedy which dealt with a married couple and their marital problems. Stars were Marie Scep- kowski, Philip Tidwell, Charles Phil- lips and Lori Hufnagel. The student director was Sue Welsh. " The Tell-Tale Heart " , adapted by Luella McMahon, was a horrifying Edgar Allen Poe short story of a young man ' s insanity that drives him to murder. Starring in that pro- duction were Daniel Lackey, Debbie Ashlock, Claudia Lee, Kari Bledsoe, Tim Puchley and Dave Mysliwiec. This play was directed by Linda Lee Foster. " Ledge, Ledger, and Legend " by Paul Elliot was a hilarious comedy about a man who attempted suicide by jumping off a ledge but was con- tinually interrupted. Stars were Randy Van Vynckt, Ruth Lackey and Tom Wilson. The student director was Laurie Sefton. 1. Isabelle (Marie Scepkowski) expresses disgust at her husband (Phil Tidwell) during a scene of " A Woman ' s Privilege. ' ' 2. Pete (Randy Van Vynckt) contemplates self-destruction before approached by a professional suicide counselor in the " Ledge, Ledger, and Legend. " 3. Junior Charles Phillips portrayed Dr. Shaw in the drama department ' s presentation of " A Woman ' s Privilege. " 4. The maid, Anna, (Lori Hufnagel) pays close attention to her employer ' s instructions. School Life 55 1 An exasperated father (Kevin Augustyn) finally prepares for his daughter ' s (Linda Lee Foster) wedding as her mother (Becky Medwetz) puts final touches on her dress. 2 Borden stuns the parents when he convinces Mimsey to continue the wedding with the mere words " cool it. " 3 The bathroom door provides a sturdy barrier between Roy and his daughter Mimsey. 4 Anita Charnekar, Joanne Schevchenko, and Beth McCoy trans- form Becky Medwetz and Jack Spoerner into dramatic actors with makeup and their skillful hands. 5 Preparing to extricate his doubtful bride-to-be, Borden (Jack Spoerner) knocks firmly on the locked bathroom door. 6 Coming apart at the seams, Roy is detained, by Norma, from climbing across the ledge to free his daughter. 7 Joanne Schevchenko offers a helping hand as Becky Med- wetz removed her makeup after an exhilarating performance. 56 School Life Students receive glimpse of Neil Simon comedy Performed on January 16, the Thespians ' annual assembly pro- duction was “Visitor from Forest Hill, " adapted from the third act of Neil Simon ' s comedy " Plaza Suite. " A girl names Mimsey (Linda Lee Foster) locked herself in the bath- room and refused to leave in time for her wedding. Having second thoughts about taking the final step in marriage, the comedy centered around the frantic antics of two parents (Becky Medwetz as Norma and Kevin Augustyn as Roy) who ranted and raved in an effort to extricate their daughter from tne bathroom. Her parents ' rash be- havior makes her even more re- luctant to enter into a marriage that could make her as unhappy as they. Finally, after all the confusion, Borden (Jack Spoerner), the future husband, was able to persuade her to come out. " Everything ' s alright now, " exclaimed the happy bride- to-be as she was assured that her marriage could hold a bright future. School Life 57 Bus benefits students, students assist needy November of 1974 brought a new addition to Gavit High — a per- sonalized school bus. The bus was purchased with Gavit funds for use by Gavit students, and it solved a financial and transportation prob- lem shared by many clubs and or- ganizations. The two men who alter- nated the driving were Jim Soraparu and Jack Roberts. The bus was used mostly by the athletic department, but it was also employed by the Spanish Club, Mr. Clausen ' s graphic arts students, and Mr. Clark ' s choir, just to name a few. Student Council, National Honor Society, and the CUC club spon- sored the annual canned food drive, which took place November 11 to 27. The drive yielded approximately 1,000 cans, which helped to make a happy Thanksgiving for six fami- lies. 1. Gavit ' s new bus " No. 1 " solved the many financial and transportation problems of clubs, organizations, and athletic teams. 2. Honor Society members Tina Mazany and Laurie Sefton, along with Student Council mem- ber Barb Lloyd, prepare canned goods for de- livery to needy families at Thanksgiving. 3. Starving students sample savory snacks served by Angelique Murphy. 4. Concert Choir became the first organization to use the Gavit bus when they sang for the school board at Christmas time. 5. Crowd gathers as a delicious aroma of baked goods permeates the air. 6. Cans await packaging and delivery to six families during the Thanksgiving holiday. School Life 59 1974 Prom, " Stairway to Heaven, " uplif ts spirits Dancing and romancing on the spirited night, over 200 couples who attended Gavit ' s 1974 Jr.-Sr. Prom thought May 18 was a " Stairway to Heaven. " Appropriately set in the tiered, elegant ballroom of the Ramada Inn of Dolton, " Stairway to Heaven " featured a three-course dinner and entertainment throughout the even- ing. " Bittersweet " , a moderately tempoed three-man group, played enjoyable old-time favorites includ- ing the " Bunny Hop " and " Beer Barrel Polka. " Between bands a humorous ma- gician, Mr. John Streeter, intrigued his audience by pulling a boy ' s shirt off from underneath his buttoned jacket, embarrassed a girl with a trick pretending to remove part of her attire, and played off the jests from impatient music lovers quite well throughout his performance. After midnight the celebrated New Colony Six appeared, and their ori- ginal and popular rock music lived up to the great expectations of the dance-happy Prom-goers. Earlier in the evening, Heidi Reiter was announced the 1974 Prom Queen, escorted by Kent Hill. Her court consisted of four other senior girls: Debbie Hines, escorted by Guy Kikalos; Gail Johnson, accompanied by Jeff Bond; Robin Haack, escort- ed by Kevin Blaemire; and Robin Mitchell, accompanied by Ed Schoenfelt. " Stairway to Heaven " was a great success, a well planned evening that even general Prom chairmen Eydie Parsley and Anita Charnekar could relax and enjoy with their dates. To remind them of this enjoyable night, all who attended received an attractive crystal glass with the Prom theme and date printed on it, and natural color pictures were taken by Ted Wahlberg of Cedar Lake, Indiana. At 3 a.m. Prom-goers de- scended the " Stairway to Heaven " . 1 Camera attracts attention of guest teachers, Mr. Robert Spry, Mr. Douglas Pearson, Mr. Richard Clausen and their compan- ions. 2 Drinks refresh thirsty dancers, Tim Degnan and Kim Sweeney, between songs. 3 Prom-goers Rich Korem, Mary Gray, and Steve Ashby relax after the exhausting festivities. 4 The 1974 Prom court, including Gail Johnson escorted by Jeff Bond, Debbie Hines and Guy Kikalos, Prom Queen Heidi Reiter and Kent Hill, Robin Mitchell and Ed Schoenfelt, and Robin Haack and Kevin Blaemire, was announced during the evening ' s activities. 5 Members of " New Colony Six " entertain listeners at the 1974 Jr.-Sr. Prom 6 Cindy Buksar ' s escort Tim Trissler poses for camera as he takes a much needed break. 7 Dancing to the lively music of " New Colony Six, " Prom participants pound the floor. School Life 61 J 1 Relaxing between the festivities, Randy Rapchak, Patti Biancardi, Dody Irby, and Bob Russell find a quiet place to rest in the lounge. 2 Many participants such as Chuck Graves, Sue Clark, Maureen Westman, and Bob Gray arrived with anxious expectations of the evening ' s events. 3 Jeffrey Humphrey and Wella Harwell keep tempo with the swinging music of Bittersweet. 4 Jim Blumenhagen helps Santa Claus (Jim Lawson) take a refreshing pause from his hectic rounds. 5 Susan Pomplin and Mark Bearby were selected as queen and king of the first winter court. 6 Couples crowded the floor while dancing to the music of Bittersweet. 7 After an enjoyable evening, Inaugural-goers Shirley Kazmer and Allen Porter regretted their early departure. 62 School Life rm " Starlight on the Snow " highlights Inaugural Ball A romantic atmosphere sur- rounded about 160 couples at the annual winter dance, the Inaugural Ball. The theme, “Starlight on the Snow, " was demonstrated with snowflakes, prisms, and mistletoe hung from silver mobiles and gar- land. Bittersweet played soft rock music with a medley of the " Fabulous Fifties. " Couples relaxed and were served refreshments in the lounge, while Santa visited with them. At the same time, others were having pictures taken by Wahlberg ' s of Cedar Lake. A special feature was the first Inaugural court. King and queen were Mark Bearby and Susan Pomp- lin from the senior class, and there were also princes and princesses from each of the other classes. Nick Pappas and Laura Geary represented the juniors, Greg DeBruler and Cyn- thia O ' Dennell the sophomores, and Dave Mysliwiec and Debbie Hor- vath the freshmen. The dance was sponsored by Stu- dent Council. It was successfully planned by Anita Charnekar, the dance chairman and her four com- mittees: publicity, entertainment, refreshments, and decorations. School Life 63 Assemblies add variety, interest student body Making good use of their out- of-class time, students enjoyed four outstanding assemblies this year. Student Council leaders pledged a year of innovation and unity on October 1, when president Randy Van Vynckt, vice president Kevin Augustyn, secretary Joyce Yoways, and treasurer Sue Papesh recited their inaugural oaths of office in unison. Four weeks later, the SCROLL and FUTURA staffs put on two enjoyable skits to encourage support of the publications depart- ment. Making students aware of the difficulties that handicapped people must face, Mrs. Sharon Gardner (a paraplegic who is music director for WJOB radio) amd Mr. Gene Rieck (a blind vocational rehabilitation counselor for the Agency for the Blind) encouraged students to assist and befriend the handicapped, when the two visited Gavit on No- vember 12. On February 13, WGN- TV (channel 9) weatherman Harry Volkman encouraged students to embark upon an exciting career in meteorology. 1. Newly sworn-in Student Council president, Randy Van Vynckt, outlines future plans in the annual Inaugural Assembly. 2. Mrs. Sharon Gardner and Mr. Gene Rieck discuss the problems of handicapped people in America. 3. " Gravits " from the planet " Tivag " invaded Gavit to aid in promoting the Futura during the first Publications Assembly. 4. foyce Pandak greeted Harry Volkman, channel nine meteorologist, who informed students about the basics of meteorology through a film presenta- tion, and a question and answer session. 64 School Life 1 Concerts, contests refine musical talents, skills All year long, Gavit musicians dili- gently practiced for various concerts and N.I.S.B.O.V.A. contests. Both band and vocal students devoted much time to developing their skills as talented musical performers. Besides working on the Fall Con- cert on October 16, the Christmas concert entitled " Holiday Ports of Call " on December 15, the inter- school spring band concert on March 14, the spring vocal concert on April 11, and the Pop Concert on May 9, the students spent time individually to perfect their instru- mental and vocal solos and en- sembles for the N.I.S.B.O.V.A. con- tests. Gavit hosted the N.I.S.B.O.V.A. Stage Band and Swing Choir Con- test on January 18, and students from 22 bands and 18 choirs partici- pated. Gavit ' s own Stage Band re- ceived a second in Group III, miss- ing a first by one point. The Gavit Band Boosters and choir members helped make the contest possible by taking admission, serving lunch, and coordinating the entire event. On January 25, the N.I.S.B.O.V.A. Band and Orchestra District Contest was held at Highland Jr. High School. Four students from Gavit qualified for State. Playing Group I solos, Steve Bechtel (trumpet), and Elaine Stephens and Joyce Voways (clarinet) received first place ratings, and Sue Papesh, Stephens, and Yoways placed first in their Group I clarinet trio. The following Saturday on Febru- ary 1, the N.I.S.B.O.V.A. Vocal and Piano District Contest took place at Gary Lew Wallace High School. Vo- cal soloists Melanie Mayfield, Becky Medwetz, Joe Chudy, and Donna Stepanovich received firsts in Group I competition. A trio sung by Wendy Carle, Patti G r i I lion, and Claudia Lee, a barbershop quartet sung by Sandy Gri I lion, Medwetz, Mayfield, and Bethann McCoy, and an ensemble which consisted of the Boy ' s Glee Club each received firsts in Group I. Stephens placed first on a Group I piano solo. N.I.S.B.O.V.A. State Auditions on February 15 were in Indianapolis at Butler University. Yoways got a first on her clarinet solo, as did Stephens on her piano solo. Firsts on vocal solos went to Stepanovich, Med- wetz, and Mayfield, and the vocal trio also got a first. Seconds went to Bechtel and Stephens for their instrumental solos, and the quartet and Boy ' s Glee Club also received seconds. Gavit ' s Concert Choir sang live for WJOB audiences on December 17. They also taped a program for channel 50 on February 25. 1. Marty Jacobson relates the story of Hanukkah along with vocal accompaniment supplied by Concert Choir. 2. " Tourists " embark on a journey to many countries via foreign melodies. 3. Judy Lamb, Dave Spillers, Keith Orze, Lisa Easton, and other stage band members added their talent to the Christmas concert. 4. Girls ' Chorus demonstrates some fancy footwork. y i Seniors explore and discover nation ' s capital While most people were sleeping at 4:00 a.m. on October 24, ten very sleepy seniors boarded a bus to O ' Hare Airport, and at 6:45 a.m. they were on their way to Washing- ton D.C. This was just the beginning of the exciting, enchanting, and un- forgettable 1974 four-day senior trip to the nation ' s capital. The Capitol Building, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, and Lincoln Memorial were among the outstanding educational sights that they viewed. One of the more interesting sights to everyone was the Smithsonian Institute, which dis- played some of the world ' s most outstanding historic and scientific treasures. The highlight of their visit was a side trip to Annapolis, Mary- land, where they were fortunate enough to view the Naval Acad- emy ' s annual Homecoming formali- ties, which included a twenty-one gun salute and a full dress parade. Melanie Kujawa commented, " It was great, and it was a good experi- ence " while Judy Thomas added, " It was a lot of fun. " Pam Harreld, Bob Matter, Tom Tuskan, Barb Smith, Brenda Jurich, Becky Lax and Terry Wszolek agreed that the sen- ior trip was not only fun, but educa- tional. On October 27, a tired but happy group of seniors, along with their energy-depleted sponsors Miss Laurel Vicari and Mr. Richard Willis, returned home with fond memories. 66 School Life 3 1. Seniors were among the many tourists who annually visit the White House. 2. The Washington Monument stands majestically in the distance as one of the many memorable scenes offered in Washington D.C. 3. Viewing the Ca pitol Building, where congressmen deal with U.S. legisla- tion, seniors witnessed one of the landmarks of the United States govern- ment. 4. Touring the beautifully contoured gardens of a gracious colonial dwelling in Williamsburg, Virginia are Terry Wszolek and Pam Harreld. 5. Guards watch over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. 6. Barb Smith, Becky Lax, and Brenda Jurich give a tri-cornered tip-of-the- hat to early American colonialism. 7. Pausing to have a memorable group picture taken are Terry Wszolek, Becky Lax, Barb Smith, Brenda Jurich, Judy Thomas, Miss Laurel Vicari, Tom Tuskan, PamiHarreld, Bob Matter, Melanie Kujawa, and Carl Bergstrom. 8. Several seniors relax and prepare for an exciting and enjoyable four- day excursion. School Life 67 I Gavit transforms from pasture to modern school In the beginning, Gavit was a green pasture full of flowers, rab- bits, birds, and frogs. A Mr. Gas- perovich owned the property, as well as a large amount of the sur- rounding area. It was mostly pas- ture and swampland, which was used mainly for hunting and fish- ing. Ducks, quail, pheasant, and rabbits were very plentiful. The neighbors of the Gaspero- viches were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Narantic, whose property boundary was what is now the school alley. They grazed their livestock there, and their children would ride horses on the property. The roads sur- rounding their property, where 175th Street runs now, were all gravel with ditches on all sides. Soil was broken on the site for Gavit on March 30, 1961, and con- struction was started soon after. At first, Gavit has only seventh, eighth, and ninth grades, but higher grades were provided for the stu- dents as they completed each grade level. The tenth grade was added in 1961, the eleventh in 1962, the twelfth in 1963, and the first gradu- ating class emerged in June of 1964. Since that time Gavit has gone through a few changes. A new pool and weight-room complex was added in 1972, and the front of the building was reconstructed in 1973. 1 Long before there was any thought or planning of Gavit, the Gasperovich family farmed its present property. 2 White panels, added in 1973, were used to reconstruct the front of the building. 3 Gavit appears here as it did to many students during their brief attendance. 4 The pool complex opened when construction was com- pleted in 1972. 68 School Life Gavit seniors welcome challenges of the future On May 28, 1974, the Honors Day Assembly was held for the grad- uating class of 1974. Mistress of ceremonies was Marian Lucas, and the invocation was delivered by Chris Stewart. A variety of awards were presented to the outstanding students of the class. Awards in- cluded in the assembly were foreign language awards, the D.A.R. award, home economics awards, and G.A.A. awards. Scholarships and the senior class gift were also presented during the assembly, as well as the announcement of the outstanding senior boy and girl, Todd Clark and Chris Stewart. On Wednesday, June 5, 1974 commencement took place in the Gavit gymnasium. After Linda Bib- zak ' s valedictory address and Todd Clark ' s salutatory address, a message to the graduates was delivered by Dr. Wayne Carle, superintendent of schools. The 289 students were then pre- sented their diplomas by Mr. Donald Moretton, principal of Ga- vit. Fifty-two seniors were distin- guished as being a member of the National Honor Society by their gold tassels. Members of the Gavit Honor Society were distinguished by gold cords. Jody Rausch offered the ben- ediction at the end of the ceremony. Officers of the graduating class were William Cosgrove, president; Thomas Eder, vice-president; Den- ise Linsemann, secretary; and Mar- ilyn Drudge, treasurer. Class spon- sors were Mrs. Karen Kroczek and Mr. Richard Clausen. 1 One senior finds a moment of solitude to contemplate her future plans. 2 New alumni leave Gavit with their diplomas and many memories. 3 Graduates race out into the world welcoming the many challenges of the future. School Life 69 70 Organizations A world of adventure awaits you in foreign language clubs Spanish Club built a car float “You ' ve Hat It Warriors, " and sold Mexican food in the spring carnival. French Club joined the Spaniards to tour the Chicago Art Museum, and both groups ate at foreign res- tuarants. French Club made a car float “A la guillotine, " ate at Le Bon Appetit, and sponsored a " crepe walk " in the spring carnival. French Club 72 Organizations Whatever man dreams up, man can create . . . Sewing Club was busy working on community projects as well as projects of their choice. The community projects included making potholders and lap robes. Members of the Graphic Arts Club worked on individual projects in the print shop one night each week, and they also printed materials for school and business events. 1 SPANISH CLUB — TOP ROW FROM LEFT: M. Stevens (V. Pres.), C. Dittrich (Sec. and treas.), 2nd ROW: P. Schmitt, R. Cray, P. Smaron, ). Pandak, Mrs. Keller, A. Borgman, S. Peruts, C. Smell, M. Sudicky. 3rd ROW: D. Opasik, C. Gonzales, P. Seiden, K. Shavey, M. Mista, C. Kellar, D. Malloy. 4th ROW: S. Silverman, C. Opasik, K. Wiley, P. Gamez, A. Carter. 2 FRENCH CLUB — TOP ROW FROM LEFT: G. Stanimirov, C. Miller, A. Murphy, B. Link, B. Moore, C. Vandiver, E. Stephens, ). Juscik, D. Litton. 2nd ROW: K. Jankowski, P. Callahan, J. Tracy, C. Bodnar, L. Maman, M. McGuan, D. Shike, D. Pazdur, L. Weber. 3rd ROW: D. Stula, M. Klobuchar, S. Onia, L. Lucas, M. Hric, S. Clark, J. Pazdur, C. Chivngton. 4th ROW: W. Carle (V. Pres.), D. Holeman (Treas.), J. Jankowski (Pres.). 3 SEWING AND FOOD AIDS — TOP ROW: M. Cordero. 2nd ROW: D. Thorpe, C. Grabowski. 3rd ROW: C. O ' Donnell, P. Eldridge. 4th ROW: D. Stephens, C. Spitale. 4 SEWING CLUB — TOP ROW FROM LEFT: R. Rybecki, R. Zerkel, M. Cordero, K. Jackson, A. Wilkenson. 2nd ROW: K. Ostoich, C. Zaborski, S. Martin, C. Odom, P. Wheeler. 3rd ROW: T. Tillotson, V. Marshall, M. Onohan, C. O ' Donnell, S. Minks. 5 GRAPHIC ARTS CLUB — TOP ROW FROM LEFT: N. Headrick, S. McCahon, J. Peterson, J. Stewart, J. Sizemore, J. Brach, E. Meneal. 2nd ROW: M. Mybeck, C. Meyer, D. Crosby, J. Juranovich, D. White, D. Sullivan. 3rd ROW: G. Zile, B. Weliky, M. Pawloswki, M. Geary, D. Davis. 4th ROW:D. Neavill, B. Smith. Organizations 73 f 0T9I ildren 1: CARE FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN. 2. NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY — TOP ROW FROM LEFT: E. Smaron, J. Saltanovitz, M. Stevens, C. Chivington, D. Dittrich, C. Dittrich, A. Charnekar, T. Bajusz. 2nd ROW: S. Bechtel, S. Zack; J. Hoffmann, L. Sefton, R. Van Vynckt, P. Ovaert. S. Harrigan, R. Dankanich, B. Jurich. 3rd ROW: B. Roper, D. Kugler, N. Kovacik, C. Litton, E. Kaczmarczyk, M. Callahan, T. Mazany, D. Myslivy. 4th ROW: B. Head- rick, ). Undi, H. Juratich, T. Wszolek, B. Medwetz, S. Irminger. 5th ROW: C. Blaine, R. Henry, Mr. Mann, B. Smith, Mrs. Moll. 3. STUDENT COUNCIL. 4. STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS — FROM LEFT: 5. Papesh (treasurer), J. Yoways (secretary), K. Augustyn (vice-president), R. Van Vynckt (pres- ident). 5. Joanne Undi anxiously accepts admission from spectators at inter-squad game as Pam Stephens, Debbie Dittrich, and Brenda Jurich deposit canned goods into bin. 74 Organizations “The Atrium " or “the heart " , of Gavit lay within the three organizations, who utilized the student lounge; Student Council, NHS and CUC. The Council sought to eliminate student apathy by involving students in worthwhile activities. They sponsored the football Homecoming dance on October 18, the Inaugural Ball (“Starlight on the Snow " ) on December 20, and Gavit ' s Fifties Dance in April to get things moving. In an effort to beautify the Student lounge, Student Council chose a design by mural contest winner Kathy Rucinski. Student Council was responsible for Gavit ' s first spring carnival ever, as they provided rides and organized school clubs who set up booths. Student Council planned many new activities including a student exchange program with area schools, a student-faculty Switch-off Day, Dress-up Week, and a Sixties Dance featuring Beatles music. Leadership, character, scholarship and service are the basis of selection to qualify for the National Honor Society. All who do qualify are supreme in many ways not only in scholastic entities. The charitable efforts of C.U.C. is appreciated by many underprivileged children around the world. Organizations 75 The Atrium 1. CINEMA CLUB. 2. NEWS BUREAU — BACK ROW: B. Lloyd. FRONT ROW: L. Kohut. 3. REPORTERS — FROM TOP: P. Tidwell. 2nd ROW: M. Vliek, J. Pan- dak, J. Carmen. BOTTOM ROW: P. Tozer. 4. BUSINESS MANAGER AND EXCHANGE EDI- TOR — TOP ROW: L. Hufnagel. BOTTOM ROW: M. Opasik. 76 Organizations rs isu Visual and literary mass media develops skills for the future Cinema Club members and Scroll staffers learned about mass media through first-hand experience with visual communication. Students with skilled experience in public- ations were named to the honorary journalistic club, Quill and Scroll. Cinema Club ' s 88 film buffs viewed and discussed classic movies during club periods to appreciate filmmaking and better understand themes. Members borrowed club cameras to create their own film masterpieces, and they reviewed each one to benefit from their mis- takes. The best of these creative en- deavors were to be entered in Kodak ' s annual Teen-age Movie- making Contest in the spring. In its fourteenth year of publi- cation, the Scroll continued to pro- vide Gavit with newsworthy stories pertaining to the student body. The 14 staff members collaborated to produce 10 monthly issues loaded with Gladiator sports, school happenings, and special features. They met as a class every day during sixth period to learn good journal- istic techniques, and they worked individually to complete writing, photography, and artwork assign- ments. Scroll editor Ron Henry attended a five-week journalism seminar in July at prestigious Northwestern University, where he improved many of his skills. He put his graphic arts knowhow to use by creating new layout designs that gave the Scroll a new look, and he gave knowledgeable guidance to fellow staffers. 5. QUILL SCROLL — BACK ROW: D. Bobrow- ski, W. Carle, R. Van Vynckt. FRONT ROW: Mr. D. Kopenec, J. Pan- dak, R. Henry. 6. SPORTS STAFF — TOP ROW: K. Thomas. BOT- TOM ROW: D. Bobrow- ski. I 7. FEATURE WRITERS — LEFT TO RIGHT: R. Van Vynckt, W. Carle, B. Lloyd. 8. EDITOR IN CHIEF — R. Henry. Organizations 77 78 Organizations Labs, lizards, and learners Science Club hosted Gavit ' s science fair, took field trips, and learned from guest speakers, keeping one goal in mind: to promote an interest and encourage possible careers in science. Gavit ' s eighth science fair, which displayed about 70 in- dividual exhibits and six advanced research projects, was held on March 19. Field trips, such as a Novem- ber excursion to Brookfield Zoo, enabled members to study living organisms in controlled and natural habitats. Lab assistants performed tasks for teachers and helped students in the science rooms. Invading Gavit with lizards, snakes, and frogs, Herpetology Club studied amphibians and reptiles. The newborn club, sponsored by Miss Laurel Vicari, accompanied the Science Club on a field trip to Brookfield Zoo. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Kobe 1 LAB ASSISTANTS — TOP ROW FROM LEFT: B. Medwetz, FI. Harrigan, C. Phillips, J. Ferry, K. Kulka. 2nd ROW: B. McCoy, L. Sefton, J. Myslive, M. Stevens. 3rd ROW: J. Saltanovitz, J. Lawson, M. Jacob- son. 2 HERPETOLOGY CLUB — TOP ROW FROM LEFT: G. Rucinski, V. Dunlap, P. Ovaert, D. Zajac, N. Zajac, M. Jackson. 2nd ROW: R. VanVynckt, E. Beckman, K. Rucinski, D. Kugler, N. Kovacik, J. Johnson. 3rd ROW: N. Laskarin, M. Per- kins, K. Trotman, E. Kaczmarczyk, D. Pennington. 3 " Boy, have I got a science fair project for you! ' ' 4 Doug Werner laboriously concentrates to change the concentration of a chemical solution. 5 SCIENCE CLUB — TOP ROW FROM LEFT: V. Wojtowicz, J. Zubak, K. Augus- tyn, B. Headrick, J. Saltanovitz (Pres.). 2nd ROW: G. Lewis, B. Medwetz, B. Jurich, J. Undi (V. Pres, and treas.), B. Smith (Sec.). 3rd ROW: Mr. Kobe, T. Wszolek, T. Mazany, R. Dankanich, J. Myslive, S. Irminger. Organizations 79 Feel the beat and dance to the tune. 1. PEP BAND — BOTTOM ROW FROM LEFT: D. Mysliwiec, L. Borgetti, K. Karnes, K. Rucinski, D. Opasik, T. Wszolek, D. Kugler, C. Opasik, J. Yoways, E. Stephens, S. Welch. SECOND ROW: B. Borgetti, M. O ' Drobinak, G. Rucinski, D. Zilai, V. Zaborski, J. Callahan, E. Wojtowicz, D. Falk, M. Jacobson, P. Brock, S. Bechtel, M. Qualls, P. Pittman, J. Lamb, C. Wiening, L. Easton. THIRD ROW: D. Lackey, C. Anderson, W. Goble, K. Orze. TOP ROW: J. Kish, K. Douthette, J. Zubak, V. Woj- towicz. 2. GAVIT HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT BAND. 3. GAVIT HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND. 4. Joe Kish and Ed Wojtowicz helps the beat go on. 5. STAGE BAND — BOTTOM ROW FROM LEFT: L. Easton, C. Wiening. SECOND ROW: V. Wojtowicz, J. Zubak, K. Orze, D. Spillers, J. Lamb, P. Pittman, M. Qualls. THIRD ROW: K. Kulka, K. Douthette, M. O ' Drobinak, W. Goble, S. Bechtel, D. Lackey, D. Falk, C. Anderson, P. Brock. TOP ROW: M. Jacobson, B. Borgetti, E. Wojtowicz. 80 Organizations The band started out the year ' s ac- tivities with a swimming party fol- lowed by a pizza party sponsored by the Band Boosters. It was a tre- mendous success enjoyed by all who attended. The musicians planned a trip in the spring financed by selling tags, candy, flares, tickets, and calendars to benefit concerts. The officers were Steve Bechtel, President; Elaine Stephens, Vice- President; Cathy Opasik, Treasurer; and Kathy Kulka, Secretary. Stage Band met during club period to practice various jazz num- bers. Organizations 81 As sounds fill the air . . . Every day, all day long, countless stimulating melodies seeped from within the interior of room 123. Singing all types of music including pop, classical, jazz, and blues, vocal- ists strived to express their deep emotions of love for music and the happiness it brings into their lives. The skilled and dedicated direc- tor of those floating melodious tunes was Mr. Thomas Clark. He spent countless hours with his stu- dents practicing for the various spectacular concerts they perform- ed. 1. CONCERT CHOIR — TOP: K. Or ze. 2nd T. Redlarczyk. 3rd: R. Winkler, C. Phillips, D. Schroeder, D. Holeman, J. Sla- ven. 4th: B. Smith, D. Stevenson, D. Gu- lasy, N. Wynn, M. Beardsley, J. Chudy, M. Jacobson, D. Bratton, B. Gray, H. Juratich, B. Jurich. 5th: S. Grillion, S. Gluth, J. Yaney, B. Medwetz. 6th: P. Stephens, M. Mayfield, A. Middleton, C. Litton. 7th: B. Lax, N. Adams, A. Charnecker, B. McCoy, K. Solan, A. Rubin. 2. GIRLS CHOIR — TOP ROW: R. Basham, L . Fantin, C. Kellar, S. Limbaugh, Y. Win- chester, E. Arney, R. Besham, M. DeBruler. 2nd ROW: D. Vanover, L. Lucas, S. Onia, C. Gonzales, J. Holt, C. Karnes, L. Knight, S. Decressenzo, S. Stephans. 3rd ROW: S. Wesley, L. Boldin, B. Lax, M. Klobuchar, C. Estep, K. Jackson, P. Seiden. BOTTOM ROW: K. Bledsoe, J. Fink, M. Kish. 3. RHYTHMETTES — TOP ROW FROM LEFT: P. Stephens, B. Medwetz. 2nd ROW: B. Smith, B. McCoy, C. Litton. 3rd ROW: P. Smaron, S. Carter, S. Kolas. 4th ROW: A. Rubin, B. Lax, P. Grillion. 5th ROW: C. Lee, M. Mayfield, J. Yaney. BOTTOM ROW: K. Solon, A. Wilkenson. 4. Grateful Concert Choir members give Mr. Clark a remembrance gift, conclud- ing the 1974 spring concert and weeks of tedious preparation. 5. 11th GRADE CHOIR — TOP ROW: K. Miklusak, P. Grillion, M. Westman, P. Smaron, B. Moore, J. Siebert, D. Kovach, C. Farkas, W. Carle. 2nd ROW: C. Rob- bins, S. Kolas, R. Gray, L. Foster, D. Hill, A. Wilkenson, E. Stephens, S. Clark, S. Carter. 3rd ROW: P. Hill, G. Smith, L. Rippe, D. Klobuchar, M. Mista, S. Geurts, 5. Geurts, C. Lee, E. Lee, S. Kayes. 6. BOYS GLEE CLUB — BOTTOM ROW: G. Curtis. 2nd ROW: D. Vandersteen, K. Douthett, B. Hoffmann, D. Lackey, M. Wielgos. 3rd ROW: K. Janeczko, A. Veray. 4th ROW: J. Lawson, R. Ferguson, M. Frye, D. Beardsly. Organizations 83 Lights, Camera, Action It all starts back stage with the Gavit Stage Crew. Creating an effec- tive stage production takes time and great effort. Without a crew working together with the actors and actress- es, the show could not go on. Thespians are a group of high school actors and actresses designed to meet the qualifications of the In- ternational Thespian Society by ex- celling in their efforts towards stage work and acting abilities. The Thes- pains work on crews and act to en- title them to attain points which they need before becoming a Thespian. After acquiring points, at the end of each year is an annual banquet where newcomers are initiated. A touch of professionalism is add- ed to every production with the as- sistance of the Usherettes. The new uniforms issued this year, added a stunning new look of which they are all proud of. The Usherettes, Stage Crew, Mime and Thespians are all directed by Mrs. Macey, a new member of the faculty. 1. STAGE CREW — TOP ROW: L. Fatheree. 2nd ROW: J. Shevchenko, S. Welch, C. Farkas. 3rd ROW: T. Wilson. 4th ROW: K. Augustyn, J. Spoerner, C. Becker. 5th ROW: K. Janeczko, B. Medwetz, D. Skalba. 6th ROW: D. Kovach, L. Rippe. BOTTOM ROW: J. Lawson. 2. USHERETTES — TOP ROW: J. Pan- dak, L. Ihnat, C. Chivington, M. Qualls, L. Fantin, M. DeBruler, R. Bielat. 2nd ROW: W. Harwell, H. Harrigan, ). Oresko, M. Kish, K. Beldsoe, S. Onia, L. Lucas. 3rd ROW: T. Mazany (V. pres.), S. Har- rigan (Pres.). 3. MODERN DANCE — TOP ROW: R. Beverly. 2nd ROW: Miss Merkel. 3rd ROW: M. Kelley, R. Lackey. 4th ROW: T. Bell, T. Fulkerson, D. Anderson. 5th ROW: C. Mardis, D. Lackey, W. Harwell. 4. MIME TROUPE — TOP ROW: H. Harrigan. 2nd ROW: C. Becker. 3rd ROW: T. Wilson, S. Harrigan. 5. THESPIANS — TOP ROW: B. Med- wetz (Pres.). 2nd ROW: D. Skalba (Treas.), A. Charnekar (V. Pres.). 3rd ROW: C. Becker (Sec). 4th ROW: C. Blaine, J. Spoerner. 5th ROW: S. Zack, S. Harrigan. 6th ROW: L. Sefton. 7th ROW: L. Fat- heree, S. Welch. BOTTOM ROW: Mrs. Macey (sponsor), R. Henry, K. Augustyn, L. Foster. 6. School keeps Tom Wilson in a trance. Organizations 85 1. TYPING CLUB — TOP ROW: B. Hoff- mann, P. Rapchak, K. Wallace. 2nd ROW: S. Siebert, C. Becker, P. Berirschke. 3rd ROW: D. King, G. Hufnagel, G. Klapkow- ski. 4th ROW: D. Davis, R. Boldin, R. Ally. 5th ROW: V. Murdock, T. Jones, P. Lar- son. 6th ROW: C. Goggins, T. Fogarty, J. Goins. 7th ROW: N. Polys (Pres.). 8th ROW: J. Parsanko (Sec.). 9th ROW: E. Par- sley (Treas.). 2. DEBATE TEAM — FROM LEFT: L. Fos- ter, E. Lee, W. Carle, L. Sefton, K. Augus- tyn, Ms. Koscielniak, A. Hartmann, R. Van Vynckt, J. Jankowski, V. Wojtowicz. 3. SPEECH TEAM — STANDING FROM LEFT: C. Chivington, E. Lee, L. Sefton, K. Augustyn, A. Hartmann, R. Van Vynckt, W. Carle, P. Tidwell. SITTING: J. Callahan. 4. SCRIBNERS CLUB — TOP TO BOT- TOM: S. Zack, R. Henry, R. Van Vynckt, B. Lloyd, A. Middleton. Students debate, relate, and checkmate Assisted by their sponsor Ms. Kos- cielniak, the Debate Team attend- ed a seminar in Fort Wayne, on Sep- tember 28. They also went to a speech conference at Purde-Lafay- ette on December 13th, and 14th. The Chess Club had fifty members who sold stationery, Christmas De- corations, candles and glitter plaques. The profits were used to finance the extravagant prizes giv- en to the winners. The students in Typing Club had the opportunity to hear speakers from businesses and industries, who informed them of possible job em- ployment. The Office Education Association gave C.O.E. students a further op- portunity to become acquainted with office occupations. The Human Relations Club was created this year by Ms. Koscielniak to help people appreciate others. Members visited the Field Museum in Chicago on November 9. No offi- cers were elected, in order to achieve full participation and equal- ity among members. All clubs at Gavit wished to achieve an interest in many, dif- ferent and practical fields. Students follow the beat of their own drum, doing, what, to them, seems good. " For I could never make you see That no one knows what is good. " E. L. Masters upational Education ■ f f 4 5. OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION AS- SOCIATION-TOP ROW: R. Boldin. 2nd ROW: C. Mizerik, M. Kujawa, K. Krsak, B. Craft, A. Bossinger. 3rd ROW: S. Bax- ter, C. Michelin, C. Klapkowski, C. Kellar, N. Perry, J. Johnson, Mr. Welte. 4th ROW: L. Jezuit, D. Davis, J. Houck, S. Fields. 6. CHESS CLUB — TOP ROW: L. Davis, J. Lawson, P. Milo, M. Batchelor, R. Reel, E. Wolpoof. BOTTOM ROW: L. Hume- rickhouse, C. Zacny, Mrs. Reinke, K. Werth, K. Janeczko, D. Rutledge. 7. HUMAN RELATIONS — TOP ROW: Ms. Koscielniak. 2nd ROW: R. Knop, C. Craves, T. Graczyk. 3rd ROW: J. Qualls, T. Harmon, D. Thorpe, C. Spitale. Organizations 87 Lend a hand . . . Lending a hand today can only mean working together and discovering each other. Your grief and mine Must intertwine Like sea and river be fused and mingle Diverse yet single Forever and forever Let no man be so proud and confident. To think he is allowed a little tent Pitched in a meadow of sun and shadow all his little own. By C. Cullen No man can seclude himself from someone who cries help. At Gavit it is evident that people who reach out for help receive it. 1. LIBRARY AIDS — LEFT SIDE FROM TOP: j. Blumenhagen, C. Chivington, D. Ekdahl, K. Bledsoe. RIGHT SIDE FROM TOP: M. Qualls, K. Courtney, J. Oresko, P. Stahl. 2. A.V. AIDS — BACK ROW FROM LEFT: J. Carter, J. Kish, A. Hart- mann. FRONT ROW: K. Vrankin, C. Buksar, T. Wilson. 3. GYM ASSISTANTS — BACK ROW FROM LEFT: C. Herkey, R. Zbikowski, S. Fullgraf, D. Pazdur, P. Dorsey. FRONT ROW FROM LEFT : D. Jett, C. Farkas, J. Hoffmann, S. Pomp- lin, C. Buksar, P. Linnemeier. 88 Organizations 4. ATTENDANCE OFFICE AIDS — BACK ROW FROM LEFT: J. Lessard, D. Stula, C. Zaborski, S. Kayes, D. Richardson. 2nd ROW: R. Korem, C. Lucht, M. Johnson, M. Cooley, M. Hric, C. Galovic, L. Geary, N. Kosanovich. 3rd ROW: K. Wiley, 5. Aldridge. 5. MAIN OFFICE AIDS — BACK ROW FROM LEFT: P. Hudson, D. Malloy. 2nd ROW: L. Foster, B. Herkey. 3rd ROW: J. Parsanko. 6. GUIDANCE OFFICE AIDS — BACK ROW FROM LEFT: C. Court- ney, V. Seward. 2nd ROW: N. Bunn, S. Carter, S. Peruts. 3rd ROW: N. Oprisko. 7. BAT GIRLS — BACK ROW FROM LEFT: J. Cross, D. Skalba, D. Kovach, P. Farmer, C. Atzhorn, L. Fatheree, M. Ferris. 2nd ROW: J. Myslive, P. Smaron, J. Juscik, P. Linnemeier, C. Herkey, J. Denning. 3rd ROW: S. Berwanger, C. Goggins, S. Geurts, S. Geurts, S. Vahst. 8. TRACK AIDS — BACK ROW FROM LEFT: J. Hurd, C. Fiala, B. Tiller, L. Salczynski, J. Denning. 2nd ROW: S. Carroll, S. Pomplin, K. Sweeney, S. Vahst. 3rd ROW: K. Krsak, J. Houck, S. Scheffki, S. Full- graf. 9. BOOKSTORE AIDS — BACK ROW FROM LEFT: A. Murphy, K. Ganz. 2nd ROW: M. Franklin, L. Davis, C. Miller. 3rd ROW: K. Shabi, D. Davis, C. Odom. 4th ROW: T. Fogarty, J. Harris, G. Harley. 5th ROW: C. Bolek, D. Horar, L. Boldin. Organizations 89 90 — Organizations 1 DRILL TEAM — TOP ROW FROM LEFT: S. Fullgraf, C. Rosin- ski, K. Newcomb, V. Seward, J. Kroslack, C. Fiala. 2nd ROW: K. Miklusak, D. Kovach, N. Kosano- vich, K. Courtney, P. Paquette, D. Wolenty, K. Patterson, E. Connell, K. Anderson. 3rd ROW: M. Cor- dero, C. Kellar, N. Adams, D. Hill, L. Salczynski, S. Carroll, C. Morris. 4th ROW: D. Bartnik (co-captain), P. Stephens (co-captain). 2 TWIRLERS — BACK ROW FROM LEFT: P. Smaron, D. Thorpe, C. Smith, B. Jackson. FRONT ROW: D.- Taylor, M. Lock, D. McMahon (captain), M. Keir. 3 VARSITY CHEERLEADERS — TOP TO BOTTOM: C. Graczyk, M. Johnson, D. Dittrich, D. frye, L. Frye. 4 B-TEAM CHEERLEADERS — TOP TO BOTTOM: L. Rippe, L. Delaney, S. Guerts, S. Guerts. The 74-75 year Drill Team had a total of 25 hard working members. Their sponsor Mrs. Hayes worked along with the captains, Debra Bart- nik, and Pam Stephens to give the Drill Team a whole new look. Drill team has been at Gavit 10 years and still going strong. The sparkling twirlers always add a touch of beauty to any athletic function. Lead by captains Melaine Lock and Diane McMahon the twirlers display many astounding fire and twirling routines. Cheers . . . Gavit ' s nine cheerleaders were a talented group with lots of gymnastic ability to do back- flips and pyramids. Due to their outstanding enthusiasm, the group received the coveted Spirit Stick Award at an NCA clinic at Vincennes on July 15- 16. The varsity cheerleading squad consisted of four, two- year veterans and one new- comer, sophomore Mary John- son. As varsity captain senior Cindy Graczyk was responsible for calling practices and ar- ranging details; she enjoyed contributing to the boy ' s vic- tories by rousing students to support the football and bas- ketball teams. Having gained confidence and become more outgoing by being a cheerlead- er, senior Debbie Dittrich plan- ned to use her experience to someday become a social worker. One of the two and a half sets of twins on the cheerleading teams, juniors Dori and Lori Frye thought hard but fun practicing was the key to good cheerleading: Dori worked on mastering a round-off backflip, and Lori worked to get a round-off back aerial. Mary Johnson liked to ' get the crowd going ' with spirited cheers and aerial stunts. All the reserve team were first-year cheerleaders at Gavit, as junior Linda Rippe captain- ed the four novices. Another dose of " double trouble, " Su- san and Sharon Geurts felt honored to cheer on the Glads, and they pleased the crowd with their unusual double cart- wheel. Sophomore Pat Pag- uette joined the team later in the year in place of Laura De- laney. Organizations 91 Actions speak louder than words The Pep Club created spirit and enthusiasm at Gavit ' s football and basketball games. The 70 members raised money with bake sales to enable them to attend away games. Their new purple outfits and pom pons showed a greater unity than the group had in the past. Pep Club ' s 1974-75 officers were Lu Ann Fatheree, president; Debbie Davis, vice president; Sue Peruts, secretary; and Joanne Schevchenko, treasurer. Rotarians is an international organization of business and civic leaders. Each month the Hammond chapter of Rotarians invited representatives from area high schools to a luncheon meeting. Here each student could discuss different areas of business with various profes- sionals. Gavit student representatives are chosen yearly by the guidance staff according to academic, scholastic, and extramural activities. Mike Callahan, Jim Saltanovitz, Perry Ferrini, Kurt Werth, Roger Montano, Randy Van- Vynckt, Steve Bechtel, and Dave Orzechowicz were Gavit Rotarians for 1974-75. 92 Organizations 1. PEP CLUB 2. ROTARIANS — FROM LEFT: R. Van Vynckt, S. Bechtel, K. Werth, D. Orzecho- wicz, M. Callahan, J. Saltanovitz, P. Ferrini, R. Montano. 3. SWIM AIDS — TOP ROW FROM LEFT: P. Schmitt, W. Janiga, M. Stoffregen, D. Irby, K. Solon, A. Rubin. 2nd ROW: R. Gray, C. Opaski, D. Opasik, B. Smith, J. Undi, B. Jurich. 3rd ROW: D. Kugler, K. Saltanovitz, S. Irminger, T. Mazany, ). Pandak. 4. LETTERMEN 5. VARSITY SHOP AIDS — FROM LEFT: M. Cooley, W. Carle, Mr. Wagner. Organizations 93 94 Seniors Class Sponsors: Miss Laurel Vicari and Mr. Richard Willis Class Officers: President Jack Tatusko, Vice President Pam Stephens, Treasurer Perry Ferrini, Secretary Mary Stevens SENIOR POWDER PUFF FOOTBALL TEAM: Coach Jack Tatusko. ROW 1: Peggy Biant ardi, Debbie Dittrich, Anita Charnekar, Annie S ilagyi, Grace Klapkowski, Sharron Fullgraf. ROW 2: Michaelene Blastic, Melissa Hedrick, Jeri Hoffman. Susan Pomplin, Cindy Buksar. A concise history of the class of 1975 Entering the first eighth-grade float in a Gavit Homecoming parade, the Class of 1975 received their first notoriety in 1970 with " Snoopy Says, Put the Senators in the Dog House! " As experienced freshmen they won the Homecoming float compe- tition with " Glad — Wrap the Pioneer Leftovers " , and they sold the most freshman candy of any Gladiator group, raising about $4,800 for their trea- sury. Their money was put to good use in their junior year when they created a " Stairway to Heav- en " , Gavit ' s glamorous 1974 Jr. -Sr. Prom. Homecom- ing again was a highlight for the Class of 1975 in their senior year, when they took first place in the float competition with a hand-manipulated, moving bee that was built to " Take the Sting out of the Warriors. " Individuals of the Class of 1975 excelled in nearly all areas of scholastics. Randy Van Vynckt, Joanne Undi, Steve Bechtel, and Carol Chivington com- prised the largest group of National Merit Scholar- ship finalists in a Gavit senior class. More Glad voices than ever — those of seniors Sandy Grillion, Melanie Mayfield, Alice Rubin, Donna Stepano- vich, Pam Stephens, and alternate Dan Bratton — were chosen to sing in the elite 1975 All-Slate Choir. Selected to participate in the Indiana Uni- versity Honors Program for Foreign Languages were Joy Jankowski and Randy Van Vynckt, who lived in Europe for two summer months and studied French and German, respectively. Scientifically speaking, Ruth Dankanich ' s creative projects in psy- chology earned her numerous awards and a great deal of respect, while Bob Headrick was named second alternate to the 1975 International Science Fair for his work with gibberellic acid. Members of the Class of 75 also sported their powess in several areas of athletic endeavor. Tal- ented Rich Korem and Perry Ferrini were selected to the Times All-Conference football team. Korem starred in baseball and basketball as well. Super- stars Jeri Hoffmann and Kim Thomas were outstand- ing players on GAA extramural basketball, volley- ball, and field hockey teams. Mike Callahan was an exellent all-around athlete, as he earned All- Conference honors in soccer and football while winning the Lake Shore Conference and sectional wrestling championships at 155 pounds. Sharron Fullgraf set the state record for 220-yard dash (25.6 seconds) and played basketball, and Susan Pomplin was outstanding in tennis and basketball. All-Con- ference basketball center Tim Bajusz held the region ' s second highest scoring average (21.5 points) for the 74-75 season, and his high scholastic average earned him Academic All-State honors. Officers for the Class of 1975 were as follows: freshman — Pres. Art Labus, V.P. Pam Stephens, Sec. Eydie Parsley, Treas. Susan Pomplin; sopho- more — Pres. Mike Callahan, V.P. Pam Stephens, Sec. Becky Medwetz, Treas. Susan Pomplin; junior — Pres. Becky Medwetz, V.P. Jim Saltanovitz, Sec. Bob Headrick, Treas. Christy Blaine; senior — Pres. Jack Tatusko, V.P. Pam Stephens, Sec. Mary Stevens, Treas. Perry Ferrini. Mr. RicJiard Willis and Miss Laurel Vicari were the sponsors for the Class of 1975. ffili Seniors 95 Mzm CHARLES M. ADAMS — Track 1; Chess Club 1; Metal Assistant 2; Football 1. JIM A. ADAMS — Baseball 4; Football 1; Chess Club 2,3; German Club 1. NANCY L. ADAMS — Drill Team 3,4; G.A.A. 1,2,3; Pep Club 1; Scribners Club 3; Usherettes 1,2; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Girls Choir 3; Concert Choir 4; Monitors 1 , 2 . DONNA LYNN ANDERSON - Pep Club 1; Attendance Assistant 2,3; Gym Assistant 3; Monitor 4. STEVEN E. ARRENHOLZ MICHAEL S. BABIC GREG BACH JOHN K. BACHMANN — Soccer 3,4; Tennis 1,2, 3,4; Letter man 2,3,4. TIMOTHY J. BAJUSZ — Basketball 1, 2,3,4; Football 1, Letterman 3,4; National Honors Society 3,4. n CHRIS G. BALZER KAREN SUE BANKA DEBRA BARTNIK — C.U.C. 1; Drill Team 2,3,4 (Co- Captain); G.A.A. 1,2; Pep Club 1; Mat Maids 1,2; Prom Foods Committee 3; Sewing Assistant 1,2. Chess Club 2; Woods Assistant 1 KENNETH J. BATCHELOR STEPHANY ELAINE BAXTER — O.E.A. Club 4. MARK J. BEARBY — Baseball 1,2, 3, 4; Tennis 1,2,3, 4 (Captain); Tennis Conference Championship 3; Letterman 2,3,4; Monitor 4; Inaurgural Court 4. 96 Senio rs STEPHEN E. BECHTEL — Cross Country 4; Tennis 2,3; Stage Band 3,4; Concert Band 1,3,4; Marching Band 1,3,4; National Honor Society 3,4; Pep Band 1,3,4; Student Council 4; Rotarians 4; National Merit Finalist 4; Who ' s Who in High School Students 4. CARL BERGSTROM — Basketball 1,2,3; Football 1,2; Track 1,2,3; Monitor 1,2. SUSAN ANN BERWANGER - C.U.C. 1; Pep Club 1,2,3 (President); Bat Girls 4; Monitors 1; Typing Assistant 3. RICKEY BEVERLY — Modern Dance Club 2,3,4. PEGGY BIANCARDI — G.A.A. 1,2, 3,4; Pep Club 1; Gym Assistant 3; Lab Assistant 3; Prom Decoration Committee 3. DANIEL BISBEE CHRISTY ANN BLAINE — C.U.C. 1; Usherettes 1, 2,3,4; Junior Class Treasurer 3; Lab Assistant 3; National Honor Society 3,4 (Treasurer); Prom Bids And Favors Committee 3; Student Council 1,2, 3,4; English Assistant 4; Thespians 1,2, 3,4; Yearbook 4 (Business Manager); German Club 1; Who ' s Who in High School Students 4. MICHAELENE BLASTIC — G.A.A. 1,2, 3,4; Pep Club 1,2; Nurse ' s Assistant 3; Track Aidel. KIRK J. BLEDSOE — Lab Assistant 2,3,4. JAMES A. BLUMENHAGEN — Wrestling 1; Cinema Study Club 4; Chess Club 1,2,3; A.V. Aide 1,2; Lab Assistant 4; Library Aide 1,2,4; Newspaper 1,2,3; Nurse ' s Aide 1; Special Ed. Aide 4; History Aide 4. DAVID BOBROWSKI — Newspaper 1, 2,3,4; Quill and Scroll 4. BONNIE LOU BOLDIN — O.E.A. 4; Typing Club 2,3; Attendance Aide 2; Library Aide 1,2; Monitor 4; Nurse ' s Aide 2,3. RANDY S. BOND — Football 1,2,3, 4 (Captain); Soccer 1,2,3, 4; Wrestling 1,2,3; Letterman 2,3,4; Monitor 2,3; Gym Assistant 2,3; Hunting and Fishing Club 1. CECIL J. BONNELL — Hunting and Fishing Club 1. LUCILLE IRENE BORGETTI — Spanish Assistant 1, 2,3,4; National Honor Society 3,4; Who ' s Who in High School Students 4. wf ' 1 f li 1. L Seniors 97 AMY ADELE BORCMAN — Spanish Club 3,4; Monitor 3,4; Who ' s Who in High School Students 3. ALICE ELAINE BOSSINCER — C.UC. 1; O.E.A. 4; Mixed Chorus 1; Monitor 2; Nurse ' s Aide 2. MELVIN C. BOYD KENNETH D. BOYER — Concert Band 1,2,3; Marching Band 1,2,3; Pep Band 1,2. DIANA BRADLEY DANIEL L. BRATTON — Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Concert Choir 3,4; All State Choir 4. .■ •, „ ■ ■ r . JOHN M. BREIDENBAUGH — Basketball 1; Soccer 3,4; Letterman 4. PAUL M. BROCK — Swimming 2,3,4; Track 2,3,4; Stage Band 1,2, 3,4; Concert Band 1,2, 3, 4; Marching Band 1, 2,3,4; Pep Band 1,2, 3, 4; Camera Club 1,2. MARK L. BRUNO Mi CINDY BUKSAR — Basketball 1,2; Field Hockey 3; Swim- ming 4; Track 1,2, 3,4; G.A.A. 1,2,3, 4; A.V. Aide 4; Concert Band 1,2; Gym Assistant 4; Marching Band 1,2; Monitor 1; Pep Band 1,2. TIMOTHY M. BURFIELD — Monitor 3. DE ETTA J. BURGESS — Monitor 4; Pep Club 4; English Assistant 4. MICHAEL S. CALLAHAN — Football 1,2, 3, 4 (Captain); Soccer 1,2, 3, 4; Wrestling 1,2, 3, 4; Letterman 1,2, 3, 4; Sopho- more Class President 2; Lab Assistant 3; National Honor Society 3,4; Boys State 3; Rotarians 4. JANICE LYNN CARPENTER — Typing Club 3; Nurse ' s Assistant 3. SUZANNE M. CARROLL — Cinema Study Club 4; Drill Team 3,4; G.A.A. 1,2, 3, 4; Mat Maids 2,3; Prom Com- mittee 3; Geography Assistant 4; Track Aides 1,2, 3,4. mm 98 Seniors WSm m mlmsMSm spa s mmmm. mmm JIMMY L. CARTER — A.V. Aide 4. ANITA MARLYENE CHARNEKAR — G.A.A. 2,3,4; Pep Club 1,2 areas.); Concert Choir 4; Girls Choir 3; Make-up Crew 1,2, 3, 4; Mat Maids 2,3; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; National Honor Society 3,4; Office Aide 1; Prom Chairman 3; Student Council 1,2, 3,4; English Assistant 4; Thespians 1,2,3 (Treas.); Who ' s Who in High School Students 3; " The Bad Children " ; " You Were Born on a Rotten Day " ; " Happily Ever After " ; " Ringing in the Groom " ; " Dino ' ; " Cenuemen Prefer Blondes " ; " Two Fools Who Gained a Measure of Wisdom " ; " Fumed Oak " ; " You ' re A Good Man Charlie Brown " . DENNIS M. CHINN — Basketball 1,2; Gym Assistant 1; Lab Assistant 3; Monitor 1 . C AROL R. CHIVINGTON — French Club 4; Lab Assistant 3,4; National Honor Society 3,4; Speech Team 1,2, 3,4; National Forensics 1, 2,3,4; Who ' s Who in Foreign Lan- guage 3,4; Who ' s Who in High School Students 4; Speech Club 1,2, 3, 4; National Merit Finalist 4. JOSEPH P. CHUDY - Football 1; Scribners Club 3; Concert Choir 3,4 (President); Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Monitor 3; Gym Assistant 1,2,3. JILL ANN CICHOCKI — German Club 1; Environmental Club 3. YVONNE LOUISE CLARK — Office Aide 3. ROBERT COFER — Football 1; Track 1; Wrestling 1, 2,3,4; Letterman 3,4; Spanish Club 1,2; Sectional Wrestling Champ 3. TIMOTHY D. COLLINS m KAREN ANN COURTNEY — C.U.C. 1,2; Drill Team 3,4; G.A.A. 1; Pep Club 1,2; Sewing Club 1; Typing Club 3; Library Aide 4; Art Assistant 1; Monitor 1,2; Sewing Aide 1 , 2 . REBECCA LYNN CRAFT ROBERT CRAFT JAMES E. CRISTWELL — Cross Country 1,2,3; Track 1,2; Wrestling 1; Letterman 3,4; A.V. Aide 1,2; Lab Assistant 1,2,3; Monitor 1,2; Hunting and Fishing Club 1,2. JOY ARLENE CROSS — Pep Club 1, 2,3,4; Bat Girls 3,4; Monitor 1,2,3. RUTH ANN DANKANICH — Future Nurses 2; Science Club 3,4; Concert Band 2; National Honor Society 3,4; Orchestra 2,3; Pep Band 1,2; Student Council 4; Girls State 3. Seniors 99 m mMmM 1 v V: DONNA LYNN DAVIS — Track 1,2; Volleyball 1; G.A.A. 1,2,3; Pep Club 1,2; O.E.A. Club 4; Typing Club 3,4. DEBRA KAYE DETTERLINE — Concert Band 1,2,3; March- ing Band 1,2,3. KEVIN DIMOS CYNTHIA LOU DITTRICH — Football 4; Volleyball 2,3,4; G.A.A. 2,3,4; Pep Club 1,2; Spanish Club 3,4; Mixed Chorus 1; National Honor Society 3,4; Guidance Office Aides 4; Prom Accomodations Committee 3; Who ' s Who in Foreign Language 3. DEBORAH ANN DITTRICH — Football 2,3,4; Swimming 4; G.A.A. 1,2, 3, 4; Pep Club 1,2,3, 4; Cheerleader 3,4; Gym Assistant 2,3,4; Swim Aide 2; National Honor Society 3,4; Who ' s Who in High School Students 3. RANDY DOWNEY — A.V. Aide 1; Concert Band 2; Marching Band 2; Pep Band 2; English Assistant 1. wmm DANIEL E. DRISCOLL SANDRA ANN EDENS — Pep Club 1,2; Spanish Club 1; Concert Band 2; Pep Band 2. GREGORY A. EGGEBRECHT — Cinema Study Club 3,4; Lab Assistant 2; Yearbook 3 (Photographer and Advertis- ing Editor) . . . ' : ■ . . 4 V “ " • . ' Av i V.V CAROLYN JANE ELLISON — Office Aide 1,2, 3, 4; English Aide 1,2 . JACKLYN LOUISE ELLISON — Monitor 1; Nurse ' s Aide 1,2,4; Office Aide 3. JERALYN ELLISON — Gym Assistant 1; Monitor 4; Nurse ' s Aide 3. MARILYN ELLISON EUGENE A. ENSLOW Aide 4. DAVID A. FADEN Wrestling 3; Monitor 1; A.V. 100 Seniors mm MARIE ELENA FERGUSON — Pep Club 1; Creative Stitchery 1; Office Aide 1,2. PERRY L. FERRINI - Football 1,2,3, 4; Track 2,3; Chess Club 1,2; Letterman 4; Senior Class Treasurer 4; Wrestling 1; All State Football 4; Rotarians 4; All Conference Football 4. JOAN T. FERRY — Pep Club 1,3; Spanish Club 1,2; Lab Assistant 2,3,4; Stage Crew 1. RICHARD A. FIELDS — Science Club 3; Lab Assistant 3; Mixed Glee 2; Speech Team 1; Stage Crew 2; Student Council 1, 2,3,4; Football Statistition 1,2, 3, 4; Basketball Statistition 3. SANDRA MAE FIELDS — Volleyball 1,2, 3,4; G.A.A. 1 ,2,3,4; O.E.A. Club 4; Pep Club 1; Typing Club 3; Guidance Assistant 2,3; Typing Assistant 3. JOHN FLINT — Graphic Arts Club 1,2. GERILYN FOGARTY — Pep Club 1; Monitor 1; " You Were Born on a Rotten Day " . SHARRON LYNN FULLGRAF — Basketball 1,2, 3,4; Field Hockey 1; Track 1,2, 3,4; Drill Team 3,4; G.A.A. 1,2, 3,4; Pep Club 1; Gym Assistant 4; Library Assistant 1; Track Aide 1,2, 3,4; Swim Aide 2. JOSEPH FUQUA ALLAN GADBERRY — Concert Band 1,2,3; Marching Band 1,2,3; Pep Band 1,2,3. MARK A. CANZ LYNDA MARIE GARGANO — G.A.A. 1,2,3; Pep Club 1,2; Girls Choir 3; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Office Aide 1; Rhythmettes 2; Sewing Assistant 3; Track Aide 1; Drama Club 1. MICHAEL A. GEARY — Baseball 1,2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2,3,4; Gy m Assistant 2,3,4; Football 1; Graphic Arts Club 3,4; Hunting and Fishing Club 1,2. CINDY ANN GRACZYK — Drill Team 2; G.A.A. 1, 2,3,4; Pep Club 1,2, 3, 4; Cheerleader 3,4 (Captain); Gym Assis- tants . THOMAS L. GRACZYK — Baseball 1; Football 1,2; Human Relations Club 4; Newspaper 4. flM0i Seniors 101 ® mam mm mMmmm CLAUDE GRAVES — Human Relations Club 4. ROBERT L. GRAY — Football 1; Swimming 2,3; Track 1,2,3, 4; Graphic Arts Club 2; Letterman 3,4; Concert Choir 4; Gym Assistant 2; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2,3; Metal Assistant 4; Hunting and Fishing Club 1. SANDRA LEE GRILLION — C.U.C. 3; Concert Choir 3,4; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Rhythmettes 3,4; All State Choir 4. JOSEPH HALAL — Chess Club 1; Concert Band 1,2,3; Marching Band 1,2 ,3; Pep Band 1,2,3. KATHY DIANE HALL — Scribners Club 3. MICHAEL HANAS — Baseball 1,2; Football 1; Gym Assist- ant 2; Hunting and Fishing Club 1; Special Ed. Aide Wm,. PAM JEAN HARRELD — G.A.A. 1; O.E.A. Club 4; Pep Club 1; Sewing Club 2; Sewing Assistant 3. SUSAN KATHLEEN HARRIGAN — C.U.C. 1; Future Nurs- es 2; Usherettes 1,2; (Assistant House Manager) 3 (House Manager), 4 (House Manager); Lab Assistant 1,2; Library Aide 2, National Honor Society 3,4; Student Coun- cil 1,2, 3, 4; Swim Aide 3,4; Thespians 1,2 (Sec-Treas.); 3 (Sec-Treas), Student Court Recorder 2; German Club 1; Homeroom Representative 1,2, 3,4; Pantomine 2,3,4. CHERYL ANN HARVEY — C.U.C. 3,4; Future Nurses 1; A.V. Aide 4; Library Aide 2; Monitor 2. ?-h KATHY HAVENS SHARON DIANE HAWKINS — C.U.C. 3; Pep Club 1; CREAD1. THERESA LYNN HAWKINS — Cinema Study Club 1; Future Nurses 1; G.A.A. 3: Modern Dance Club 1,2; Pep Club 1; Nurses Aide 1. ROBERT HEADRICK — Cross Country 2,3,4; Track 1,2, 3,4; Letterman 2,3; Science Club 4; Junior Class Secretary 3; National Honor Society 3,4 (President); Prom Budget Committee 3. MELISSA ANNE HEDRICK — G.A.A. 2,4; Spanish Club 1,2,3, 4; Lab Assistant 1; Library Aide 3; Make up Crew 1; Monitor 2; Prom Food Committee 3; Student Council 3,4. BRIAN J. HENDERSON — Monitor 4. £ 8 ! 102 Seniors ■ ; 1 A saSrSi s £££i?5 »j " «©v „ . ' maVSkAj; V5 ? j isia i ei ST ' C-; - vv. vV £ RONALD L. HENRY — Wrestling 1,2 (manager); Letterman 2; Scribners Club 3,4; Spanish Club 1; Monitor 1; National Honor Society 3,4; Newspaper 1 (Reporter), 2 (News Editor), 3 (Assistant Editor, Business Editor), 4 (Editor- in-chief); Prom Budget Committee 3; Quill and Scroll 3,4; Stage Crew 1,2; Student Council 4; Thespians 1,2, 3,4; Yearbook 2 (Copy Editor), 3 (Underclass Editor), 4 (School Life Editor); " Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. " DONALD D. HERBST — Track 1; Graphic Arts Club 1; A.V. Aides 1,2. JERI LYNN HOFFMANN — Basketball 1,2, 3,4; Field Hockey 1,2, 3,4; Flag Football 1,2,3, 4; Volleyball 1, 2,3,4; G.A.A. 1,2 (Secretary), 3,4 (President); Pep Club 1; Gym Assistant 2,4; National Honor Society 3,4; Chairman of Prom In- vitations Committee 3. DAVID J. HOLEMAN III — French Club 4; Concert Choir 3,4; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Stamp Club 2. TERRY G. HOMCHO - Baseball 1,3,4 SUSAN ANN HOMRICH — G.A.A. 3. HARVEY HOOKS GERALDINE HORAR — Lab Assistant 3,4. JOYCE ANN HOUCK — Cinema Study Club 3,4; G.A.A. 1,2; O.E.A. Club 4; Attendance Aide 1; Mat Maids 2; Chairman of Prom Chaperon Committee 3; Track Aide 1, 2,3,4; Business Club 2. MARILYN HRIC — French Club 3,4; G.A.A. ance Aide 4; Mat Maids 2,3; Track Aide 1,2. DANIEL J. HUDNALL — Cross Country 2,3; Letterman 3,4; Scribner ' s Club 1; Monitor 1. GINI LYNN HUFNAGEL — C.U.C. 1; Typ Marching Band 3. 1,2; Attend JEANNE JOY HURD — Cinema Study Club 4; G.A.A. 1 2 3, 4; Pep Club 1; Mat Maids 1,2,3; Prom Decorations Committee 3; Swim Aides 2; Track Aide 2,3,4. SHARON DENISE IRMINGER — Science Club 4; Sewing Club 1; Girls Choir 3; Marching Band 2; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; National Honor Society 3,4; Orchestra 1,2; Chairman of Prom Budget Committee 3; Rhythmettes 1; Swim Aides 4; National Merit of Commendation 4; Sewing Aide 1. MELAINE ANNE JACKIM — Cinema Study Club 4; Pep Club 1; Attendance Aide 3; Ma t Maids 1,2,3; Prom De- corations Committee 3; Swim Aide 2; Track Aides 1,2. Jr ' Seniors 103 ROGER JACKSON — Football 1; Trick 2,3; Graphic Arts Club 1, 2,3; Letterman 4; Mixed Chorus 1; Newspaper 3; Yearbook 3; " You ' re A Good Man Charlie Brown. " Sr JOY MARIE JANKOWSKI — French Club 4 (President); Concert |1| Band 1,2; Debate Team 4; Lab Assistant 3,4; Marching Band NANCY LYNN JOHNK JO ELLEN JOHNSON if|§i $|||| PETER JUDSON — Cross Country 2,3; Track 2. 9® HELENE MARIE JURATICH — Pep Club 1; Spanish Club 3,4; Con- g g i cert Choir 4; Girls Choir 3; Lab Assistant 2; Mat Maids 2; Mixed glfi Chorus 2; Mixed Glee 1; National Honor Society 3,4; Rhythm- aSSi ettes 3. BRENDA BRANKA JURICH - Science Club 4; Sewing Club 1; Concert Choir 4; Girls Choir 3; Lab assistant 3; Marching Banc VQkM Mivorl hnn i c 0 Miticxn t I Ucin sr T A ■ -1 1. EVELYN KACZMARCZYK — Future Nurses 2; Herpetology Club 4; Marching Band 1,2; Monitors 3; National Honor Society 3,4; Nurse ' s Aid 2; Orchestra 1,2; Prom Committee 3. JOHN KAPEC — Basketball 1; Soccer 3,4; Swimming 1,3,4; Chess Club 1; Gym Assistant 4. JUDITH ANN KASPRZYCKI — C.U.C. 3,4; Pep Club 1; Nurse ' s Aid 2,3. WILLIAM KAYTAR — Monitors 3,4. SHIRLIE ANN KAZMER — Football 1,2,3,4; C.U.C. 4; G.A.A. 1,2, 3,4; Pep Club 1; Typing Club 3; Lab Assistant 1; Mat Maids 2; Monitors 1; Office Aides 2; Track Aides 2; Creative Stitchery 1. CATHERINE MARIE KELLAR — Drill Team 3,4; G.A.A. 1,2; O.E.A. 4; Pep Club 1; Typing 2,3; Usherettes Club 2,3; Girls Choir 1; Monitors 1; Nurse ' s Aid 1,2; Office Aides 2; Teacher ' s As- sistant 1 (Sewing) 3,4 (Athletic Director). mm CARL KELLER — Track 1; Mixed Chorus 1,2. FRED KESSLER Lab Assistant 2,3; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2. GRACE KLAPKOWSKI — Field Hockey 2,3,4; Volleyball 3; C.U.C. 1,2; G.A.A. 1,2,3, 4; O.E.A. 4; Pep Club 1; Typing Club 3,4; Teacher ' s Assistant 3 (Typing). MAURICE KLEFEKER — Football 2,3,4; Soccer 2,3,4; Swimming 1,2, 3,4; Letterman 4; Spanish Club 2; Speech Team 1. LINNAE K. KLISIAK — Field Hockey 1,2; Volleyball 3; French Club 1,2; G.A.A. 1,2,3. JANET RAE KNIGHT — C.U.C. 4; Concert Band 1,2; Marching Band 1,2; Pep Band 2. ROBERT KNOP — Human Relations Club 4. KAREN M. KOLARCZYK — C.U.C. 3,4; Pep Club 1; Office Aides RICHARD KOMASINSKI — Monitors 3 RICHARD A. KOREM — Baseball 3,4; Football 1 ,2, 3, 4; Letterman 3,4; Gym Assistant 1,2; Monitors 1,2; Special Ed. Aides 1,2; Hunting Fishing Club 1; All State Football 4; All Conference Football 3,4; Mr. Football 4; All Sectional Basketball 2; Attend- ance Aid 4. RONALD KORPELLA — Swimming 2,3; Track 3,4; Wrestling 1; Science Club 3; Scribners Club 2; Coun. Aides 1,2; Lab Assistant 1,2; Kiwanis lndiana State Police Career Camp. NANCY ANN KOVACIK — Cinema Study Club 2; Herpetology Club 4; Typing Club 1; Concert Band 1,2; Marching Band 1,2; Monitors 1; National Honor Society 3,4. JERRY KOVALSKY — Basketball 1; Football 4; Soccer 1, 2,3,4; Graphic Arts Club 3; Letterman 4. KATHLEEN MARIE KRSAK — Basketball 1,2; Football 1, 2,3,4; G.A.A. 1, 2,3,4; O.E.A. Club 4; Pep Club 2; Girls Choir 1; Mat Maids 1,2,3, 4; Nurse ' s Aid 1; Prom Committee 3; Swim Aides 2; Track Aides 1,2,3. SUSAN LYNN KRUTO — Football 1; G.A.A. 1; Pep Club 1,2; Office Aides 1,2; Creative Stitchery 1. Seniors 105 mam im y JK [1 N. k. lL ] 7I rwTli ill IV " ' ■ Aiill W Mm Pi ft Iv i Mki jJ J I XA w m v i • M I IKr ' ■ : 4 Wfm 1 «5B»sSSii| TOM ). KUCHTA DONNA MARIE KUGLER — Cinema Study Club 1; Future Nurse ' s Club 2; Herpetology Club 4; Concert Band 1 ,2,3,4; Marching Band 1,2 ,3,4; Mixed Chorus 1; National Honor Society 3,4; Pep Band 3,4; Swim Aides 2,3,4; English Assistant 3. MELANIE JEAN KUJAWA — Cinema Study Club 1; C.U.C. 2,3,4 (Vice President); O.E.A. Club 4; Pep Club 2,3; News- paper 2; Office Aides 1,2; " You Were Born on a Rotten Day " ; " The Revolt of Mother " ; Bookstore Aides 2,3. KATHRYN LOUISE KULKA — C.U.C. 4 (Vice President); Stage Band 4; Concert Band 1,2,3, 4; Lab Assistant 4; Marching Band 1,2, 3, 4; Monitor 2; Pep Band 1,2; Student Council 1,2,3, 4; Environmental Club 2,3; Band Secretary 4. ARTHUR J. LABUS — Football 1, 2,3,4; Soccer 1,2,3,4; Wrestling 1,2, 3,4; Freshman Class President 1. RUTH LORRAINE LACKEY — C.A.A. 1,2, 3,4; Track 2,3; C.U.C. 2; Modern Dance Club 1,2, 3, 4 (Secretary-Trea- surer); Concert Band 1,2,3; Library Assistant 1; Marching Band 1,2,3; Pep Band 1,2,3; Health Careers 1,2. 11 REBECCA LYNN LAX — C.A.A. 1,2; Scribner ' s Club 1,2,3; Concert Choir 3,4; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Rhythmettes 4. CHARLENE FRANCES LITTON — Field Hockey 1,2,3; Track 2,4; C.U.C. 1; G.A.A. 1,2, 3, 4; Pep Club 1; Spanish Club 2,3,4; Attendance Assistant 1; Concert Choir 3,4; Lab Assistant 3; Make-up Crew 3,4; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; National Honor Society 3,4; Office Aides 2; Rhyth- mettes 3,4; Sewing Assistant 1; Yearbook 4 (Index Editor); Bookstore Aides 2; Spanish Aide 1. DEBRA RUTH LITTON — French Club 1,4; G.A.A. 1; Pep Club 1; Marching Band 1; Prom Bids and Favors Committee 3. BARBARA JEAN LLOYD — Scribner ' s Club 4; Newspaper 4 (Feature Writer); Counselor Assistant 3; Student Council MELANIE CATHERINE LOCK — G.A.A. 1,2,3; Pep Club 1; Monitor 4; Prom Budget Committee 3; Twirlers 2,3,4 (Co-Captain). JUANITA M. LOZANO — Counselor Assistant 1; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Monitor 2. CRAIG A. LUCHT — Baseball 4; Tennis 1,2,3, 4 (Captain); Letterman 2,3,4; Attendance Aides 4. MICHAEL K. LULICH DAVID P. LUTRELL 106 Seniors psappasi fmm fmm MARK MACNAK — Tennis 2; Science Club Band 1,2; Marching Band 1,2; Pep Band 1,2. WILLIAM S. MANCERSON — Basketball 1 Letterman 3,4; Monitor 2,3. RICHARD J. MAHNS SUSAN MANUS DARLENE MANYAK CINDY MAPLE — Pep Club 1; Monitor 3; Sewing Assistant LINDA MARIE MARANTO — Modern Dance Club 4 (Vice President); Sewing Assistant 1,2,3. DARRELL MASON ROBERT J. MATTER — Soccer 4; Tennis 3; Cinema Study Club 4; Chess Club 3; Art Club 3; " The Distant Bell " . i SSgj MELANIE ANN MAYFIELD — Bat Girls 2; Concert Choir 3,4; Gym Assistant 2; Lab Assistant 1,2,3; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Office Aides 1; Rhythmettes 2,3,4; Swim Aides 2; Choir Assistant 1,2, 3,4; All State Choir 3 (Alternate), 4; Indiana University Honors 3; Choir, Indiana University Summer Music Clinics 2; Moorehead State University Honors Choir 3. CHRISTINA EILEEN MAZANY — Science Club 4; Usher- ettes 3,4; Concert Band 1,2; Library Aides 1,2,3; Marching Band 1,2; Mixed Chorus 1; National Honor Society 3,4; Pep Band 1,2; Student Council 2,3,4; Environmental Club 3; Swim Aides 2,3 (Captain), 4 (Captain); English Assistant 3,4. ROBERT McCARTY — Football 4; Soccer 3; Swimming 2,3,4; Letterman 4; Graphic Art Assistant 4. BETHANN McCOY — Concert Choir 3,4; Lab Assistant 4; Mixed Glee 2; Mixed Chorus 1; Monitor 1,2; Prom Accommodations Committee 3; Rhythmettes 3,4; Swim Aides 4; Choir Assistant 3,4. NICK W. McDANIEL — Football 3,4; Wrestling 1,2,3; Hunting and Fishing Club 1. CHRISTOPHER McKINNEY wtm p ■ 1 1 Li m ' I It Rtf ' ' U mi i ] £y a 8GMHSBfl9H S O V xi TX ' DIANE RENEE McMAHON — Volleyball 3; G.A.A. 1,2,3; Typing Club 3; Reading Assistant 2; Twirlers 1,2,3, 4 (Co- Captain). REBECCA MARIE MEDWETZ — Science Club 4; Sopho- more Class Secretary 2; Junior Class President 3; Concert Choir 3,4; Lab Assistant 2,3,4; Make-up Crew 4; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; National Honor Society 3,4; Prom Entertainment Committee 3; Rhythmettes 4; Speech Team 1; Stage Crew 4; Student Council 2,3,4; Swim Aides 3,4; Thespians 3,4; Creative Stitchery 1; Environmental Club 2,3; Girls State 3; " You Were Born on a Rotten Day " 3; " Echo " 3; " Gentlemen Prefer Blondes " 3; " A Distant Bell " 3; " To Burn A Witch " 2; " You ' re A Good Man Charlie Brown " 4 (Student Director); " Plaza Suite " ■ ' .oV DIANE MEZEI — Attendance Aide 1,2; Bookstore Aide 2; Future Teachers 1,2. CINDY MICHEIIN — O.E.A. Club 4; Typing Club 3; Library Aides 1,2. JAMES B. MICHELS — Basketball 1, 2,3,4; Letterman 3,4. ANDREA MARTINE MIDDLETON — Scribners Club 1,2, 3,4; Concert Choir 4; Girls Choir 3; Lab Assistant 2; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Office Assistant 4; Sewing Aide 2; Special Ed. Aide 1; Future Teachers 2. GAY LOUISE MIZERIK ROBER J. MONTANO — Soccer 2; Rotarians 4; Who ' s Who in High School Students 4. DAVID MORRIS — Cinema Study Club 1,2, 3,4; Hunting and Fishing Club 1,2,3. DOROTHY MARIE MYSLIWY — Basketball 1,2; Track 2,3; G.A.A. 1,2,3 (Vice President); Lab Assistant 1,2,3; National Honor Society 3,4. EDWARD J. NIGHTENGALE JO ELLEN MARIE NOWACZYK — Field Hockey 3; G.A.A. 2,3; Pep Club 1; Monitor 4; Future Teachers 3; Bookstore Aide 2. MIKE OLSON DEBORAH LYNN OPASIK — Spanish Club 4; Concert Band 1, 2,3,4; Library Aide 2,3; Marching Band 1,2, 3, 4; Mixed Chorus 1; Pep Band 1,2,3, 4; Swim Aides 3,4; Environmental Club 3; G.A.A. 1,2. JAMES ORESKO 108 Seniors — msmw m KEITH ORZE — Stage Band 3,4; Concert Band 1, 2,3,4; Lab Assistant 3,4; Marching Band 1,2, 3, 4; Mixed Glee 2,3; Pep Band 1,2, 3, 4. DAVID ORZECHOWICZ — Football 4. JEFFREY A. OSSANNA — Football 1,2, 3, 4; Soccer 2,3,4; Letterman 2,3,4 (President); A.V. Aide 1; Lab Assistant 1,2; Monitor 1,3,4; Teacher ' s Assistant 1,2; Honorable Mention All Conference Football 4. PATRICIA ANN OVAERT — Future Nurses 2 ; Herpetology Club 4; Monitor 4; National Honor Society 3,4. TERRY D. PACE — Chess Club 1; Concert Band 1,2; Concert Choir 3; Marching Band 1,2; Mixed Chorus 1 (President); Mixed Glee 2 (President); Monitor 2,3; Orchestra 2; Pep Band 1,2; Hunting and Fishing Club 2 . DENISE PALFI — Graphic Arts Club 4; Pep Club 1; Scrib- ners Club 3; Library Aides 2; Office Assistant 2. JOYCE LYNN PANDAK - Pep Club 1; Spanish Club 3,4; Usherettes 4; Bat Girls 3,4; Library Aides 2; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Monitor 1; Newspaper 4 (Re- porter); Nurses Aide 1; Quill and Scroll 4; Student Coun- cil 1,2, 3, 4; Swim Aides 3,4; Sewing Assistant 2; Yearbook 3 (Copy Writer and Assistant Editor), 4 (Editor-in-Chief); Spanish Aide 1. SUZANNE MARIE PAPESH — Spanish 1,2,3 (Vice-Presi- dent), 4 (President); Concert Band 1, 2,3,4; Lab Assistant 2,3; Marching Band 1,2,3, 4; Orchestra 1,2; Pep Band 1,2,3, 4; Prom Committee 3; Student Council 1,2,3, 4 (Trea- surer); Football Homecoming Court 4. JUDY JO PARSANKO — Pep Club 1; Spanish Club 1; Typing Club 4 (Secretary); Office Assistant 3,4; Bookstore 2. EDITH DIANE PARSLEY — G.A.A. 1,2,3; O.E.A. 4; Typing Club 4 (Treasurer); Freshman Class Secretary 1; Sopho- more Class Treasurer 2; Girls Choir 3; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Piano Accompanist 1,2,3; Prom Chair- man. ALICE PAULIK — C.U.C. 4; Pep Club 1; Lab Assistant 4; Teacher ' s Assistant 4. RONALD JOHN PAWLIK — Swimming 3,4. HENRY M. PAWLOWSKI — Football 1,4; Graphic Arts 3,4 (President); Lab Assistant 2; Hunting and Fishing Club 1 ; EDWARD R. PAWLUS — Wrestling 1; Cinema Study Club 4; Monitor 2,3; Speech Team 1; Chemistry Assistant 4; German Club 1,2. ANTHONY J. PERRIN — Track 2; A.V. Aides 2; Monitor 3,4. BMi 1 m r i MV «Tjj ■ I| 11 - i m m yj | l . J 1 1 m j» tor.«w ■ ■» ’■ ' ■ ' -.‘,Vi CATHERINE PERRIN — Attendance Aid 1; Cinema Study Club 1; Typing Club 3. DALE E. PERRY NANCY ANN PERRY — Drill Team 2,3; O.E.A. Club 4 (President); Typing Club 3; National Honor Society 3,4. M; S% CARRIE PEYTON — Cinema Study Club 1; Typing Club FRANK R. PFEIFFER — Wrestling 1,2,3, JACQUELINE ANN PIETRZAK — Ci Who ' s Who in Hi Typing Club 4, DA VID PINEDA — Cinema Study Club 2,4; Graphic Arts Club 1; Mixed Chorus 1. JEFFREY POLUDNIAK — Baseball 1; Swimming 2; Chess Club 1. NANCY POLYS — Track 2,3; G.A.A. 1,2,3; Pep Club 1; Spanish Club 2; Typing Club 4 (President); Usherettes 1,2,3; Lab Assistant 3,4; Monitor 2; Swim Aide 2. Wmm mMm SUSAN POMPLIN — Basketball 1,2, 3,4; Tennis 3,4; Field Hockey 1,2; Volleyball 1,2,4; G.A.A. 1, 2,3,4; Pep Club 1; C.U.C. 1; Freshmen Class Secretary 1; Sophomore Class Treasurer 2; Gym Assistant 2,3,4; Mat Maids 2,3; Track Aids 2; Inaugural Court 4. DANNY L. POOL NANCY PROBUS — C.U.C. 4; Future Nurses 2,3; Attend- ance Aide 1,2; Coun. Aide 1,2; Girls Choir 3,4; Gym Assistant 2,3; Library Aids 1; Mixed Chorus 1,2; Mixed Glee 3; Stage Crew 4; Art Club 1. BEVERLY J. PYLE MELODY ANN QUALLS — Pep Club 1; Usherettes Club 2,3,4 (Assistant House Manager); Stage Band 4; Concert Band 1,2, 3, 4; Lab Assistant 4; Library Aides 1,2, 3,4; March- ing Band 1,2, 3, 4; Monitor 2; Pep Band 1,2,3, 4; Student Council 4; Swim Aide 3,4 (Assistant Captain); English Aide 4. PAMELA SUE RAMSEY — Future Nurses 1; Mixed Chorut 1; Nurses ' Aide 1; Math Assistant 1; Future Teachers. 310 Senior 889S5H RANDY R. RAPCHAK— Baseball 1,2,3, 4 (Capt); Basketball 1,2, 3,4; Football 1; Letterman 1,2,3,4; Monitor 1,2,3. JAMES RASTOVSKY — Baseball 4; Basketball 1,2, 3, 4; Letterman 4. TERRY L. REDLARCZYK - Baseball 1, Basketball 1; Foot- ball 1, 2,3,4; Soccer 2,3; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Concert Choir 3,4; Honorable Mention All Conference Football 4. DEBRA L. RICHARDSON — GAA 1; Pep Club 1; Attend- ance Aide 4; Lab Assistant 3; Monitor 1,2; Prom Com- mittee 3. AMELIA ANN ROBERTS — Future Teachers Club 3. RAYMOND J. ROKOSZ — Cinema Study Club 1,2; Debate Team 1; Monitors 1,2, 3, 4. ROBERT M. ROPER — Swimming 2,3; Chess Club 1,2,3; National Honor Society 3,4. CATHERINE LEE ROSINSKI — Drill Team 2,3,4; G.A.A. 1,2; Pep Club 1; Monitor 4; Football Homecoming Court 4; Basketball Homecoming Court 3. RHONDA LEIGH ROSS — Pep Club 1; Monitor 2. ALICE SARAH RUBIN — C.U.C. 3; G.A.A. 1; Pep Club 1; Concert Choir 4; Girls Choir 3; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Prom Entertainment Committee 3; Rhythm- ettes 4; Environmental Club 2; All State Choir 4. BOBBY J. RUSSELL — Football 4; Soccer 1,2,3, 4; Swimming 2,3,4 (Captain); Chess Club 1; Letterman 2,3,4; Monitor 1; All Conference Soccer 3,4. CONNIE SACZAWA — German Club SUSA N MARIE SALLE — C.U.C. 4; G.A.A. 1,2, 3,4; Usher- ette 2,3; Monitor 4. JAMES J. SALTANOVITZ — Cross Country 2,3; Football 1,4; Track 3,4; Wrestling 1; Cinema Study Club 1; Science Club 2,3,4 (President); Junior Class Vice President 3; Lab Assistant 3,4; Mixed Glee 2; National Honor Society 3,4; Speech Team 1; Stage Crew 1,2; Student Council 1,2, 3,4; Thespians 1,2,3, 4; Boys State; Rotarians4. DAVID L. SATTERFIELD — Chess Club 1,2. KEVIN SCESNEY — Football 1. LORETTA MAE SCHEFFKI — Volleyball 1,2; G.A.A. 1,2,3; Pep Club 1,2,3; Bat Girls 1,2; Gym Assistant 1,2; Lab Assistant 1,2,3; Monitor 1,2; Special Ed. Aide 1,2,3; Swim Aide 2; Track Aide 1,2. JUDY SCHOENBORN DAVID SCHROEDER - Swimming 2. DAVID P. SCHUSTER — Track 1,2; Monitor 2; Office Aide 3. DENNIS SCOTT — Basketball 1; Football 1,2,3, 4; Soccer 1,2,3; Graphic Arts Club 1,2,4; Letterman 2,3,4; A.V. Aide 1;Gym Assistant 3; Monitor 2,4; Business Club 1. LAURIE JEAN SEFTON — G.A.A. 2; Debate Team 4; Lab Assistant 3,4; Library Aide 1; Make-up Crew 1,2, 3,4; Mat Maid 1,2; Mixed Chorus 1; National Honor Society 3,4; Speech Team 1,2, 3, 4; Student Council 4; Thespians 3,4; Girls State Alternate 3; National Forensic 1,2, 3, 4; National Merit Letter of Commendation 3; Who ' s Who in Foreign Language 3; Who ' s Who in High School Students 4; " Ledge Ledger and Legend " 4 (Director); " A Distant Bell " 3; " The Summer People " 2; " Gentlemen Prefer Blondes " 3; " Harvey " 1; " You Were Born on a Rotten Day " 2. GLENN SHANTZ — A.V. Aide 3; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Rhythmaires 1,2. LORI SHEARON RUBEN SHEHEGIAN — Basketball 1; Football 1,4; Soccer 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 . ARTHUR SHELBOURNE — Wrestling 1; Chess Club 1; Hunting and Fishing Club 2. KENNETH M.SHERRICK SUSAN MARY SIEBERT — Typing Club 4; Concert Band 1,2; Marching Band 1,2. LARRY J. SILLS — Baseball 1; Cross Country 1,2; Track 1,2,3; Wrestling 1,2. DEAN A. SIMMS — Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2. ‘®V- m : y jMJMsaas SHERRI SIMS — French Club 1,2,3; Future Nurses Club 3; Art Club 1. DALE A. SKALBA — Track 1; Wrestling 1,2. JOSEPH R. SLAVEN — Chess Club 1,2; French Club 4; Concert Choir 3,4; Mixed Chorus 1 ; Mixed Glee 2. EDWARD J. SMARON — Baseball 1,2, 3, 4; Basketball 1,2, 3,4; Football 1,2,3, 4; Letterman 3,4; National Honor Society 3,4. BARBARA LYNN SMITH — Science Club 4; Concert Choir 3,4; Girls ' Choir 3; Lab Assistant 2; Library Assistant 2; Mixed Glee 2; National Honor Society 3,4; German Club 1; Prom Invitation Committee 3; Swim Aide 3,4; Sewing Assistant 1. BRIAN SMITH — Graphic Arts Club 1, 2,3,4. PATRICIA LYNN SMITH — Attendance Assistant 4. SCOTT SMITH CATHERINE JUNE SMOCK — Future Nurses 3 (president); Pep Club 1; Spanish Club 2; Lab Assistant 3,4; Monitor 3; Nurse ' s Aide 2,3; Sewing Assistant 1. KATHLEEN ANN SOLAN — Lab Assistant 3; Monitor 1,2; Student Council 1. KAREN SOLON — Basketball 1,2; Field Hockey 1,2, 3,4; Track 1; Volleyball 2,3,4; C.U.C. 1; G.A.A. 1,2, 3, 4; Pep Club 1; Concert Choir 4; Girls ' Choir 3; Mixed Chorus 2; Prom Notions Committee 3; Rhythmettes 3,4; Student Council 4; Swim Aide 4; Future Teachers 3. JED C. STAHL — Swimming 2,3; Monitor 1; Stage Crew 3; Woods Assistant 3. PAMELA SUE STAHL — Library Aide 4; Monitor 4; Typing Assistant 3. JEANETTE STEMPF DONNA STEPANOVICH Seniors 113 5ciS « ' • ' 1 H , ■» ; V I u« mj - V® m T ’ j ' wl II z If ' ' ■ 1 L A I ' kt 1 1 ik ® . m 1 i f 1 k k r L A A) 7 ' ij [ I H L mI k -M I • : m® PEGGY ANN STEPHAN — Future Nurses 2,3,4; Mixed Chorus 1. PAMELA ANN STEPHENS — C.U.C. 1; Drill Team 3,4 (Co-Captain); G.A.A. 1; Pep Club 1; Freshman Class Vice President 1; Sophomore Class President 2; Senior Class Vice President 4; Concert Choir 4; Girls Choir 3 (Presi- dent); Lab Assistant 1; Library Assistant 1; Mixed Chorus 1 (Vice-President); Mixed Glee 2; National Honor Society 3,4; Rhythmettes 1,2,4; Student Council 1,2,3 (Vice-Presi- dent); 4; Environmental Club 3 (Secretary); All State Choir 4; Football Homecoming Court 4; D.A.R. 4. MARY KATHERINE STEVENS — G.A.A. 1,4; Football 4; Spanish Club 1,2, 3, 4 (Vice-President); Usherettes 3,4; Sen- ior Class Secretary 4; Lab Assistant 4; National Honor Society 3,4; Student Council 3,4; Bookstore Aide 3; Year- book 4 (Sports Editor). CAROL DENISE STEVENSON — C.U.C. 4; Pep Club 1,2; Concert Choir 4; Girls Choir 3; Mixed Chorus 2; Office Aide 1; Orchestra 1,2; Rhythmettes 4; Student Council 2,3; Environmental Club 3. VIRGINIA MARIE STOFFREGEN — G.A.A. 1; Pep Club 1; Spanish Club 1; Office Aide 1; Swim Aide 1. KIMBERLEE ELAINE SWEENEY — Cinema Study Club 4; G.A.A. 1,2; Pep Club 1; Lab Assistant 3; Mat Maids 3; Track Aide 3,4. ANN SZILAGYI — C.U.C. 4; G.A.A. 4; Monitor 2; Lab Assistant 4; Flag Football 4. GREGORY TAROLI — Football 1,2; Hunting Fishing Club 1,2. JOHN J. TATUSKO — Basketball 1; Football 1,2,3,4 (captain); Soccer 2,3,4; Wrestling 2,3; Letterman 1, 2,3,4; Senior Class President 4; Gym Assistant 2; Honorable Mention All Conference Football. GREGORY A. TAYLOR — Football 1,2, 3, 4; Soccer 2,3,4; Wrestling 1,2; Letterman 1,2, 3, 4; Honorable Mention All Conference Football 4. DESIREE BASIL TH.OMAS JUDI ANN THOMAS — C.U.C. 1,2,4; Sewing Club 1; Library Aide 2. NANCY KIMBERLY THOMAS — Basketball 1,2, 3, 4; Field Hockey 1,2, 3,4; Flag Football 1,2, 3, 4; Volleyball 2,3,4; C.U.C. 1; Drill Team 3,4; G.A.A. 1,2, 3,4; Pep Club 1; Gym Assistant 3,4; Football Homecoming Court 4. PAUL THOMAS GARY P. THORSKY — Cinema Study Club 4; Chess Club 1,2,3; Library Assistant 2; Monitor 2; Prom Publicity Com- mittee 3; Stage Crew 4; Student Council 4. 1 ft Qj — JOHN TILLOTSON ELIZABETH ANN TINSLEY — Spanish Club 1,2; Monitor 1,2; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2. CARLOS J. TITE — Football 1,2,4; Soccer 1,2,4; Wrestling 1,2,3, 4; Letterman 1,2,3, 4; Gym Assistant 2,3; All Confer- ence Wrestling 4; All State Wrestling 4. TIMOTHY A. TOWASNICKI — Basketball 1; Football 2,3,4; Golf 1; Soccer 2,3,4; Swimming 3,4 (Captain); Graphic Arts Club 1; (Vice President); Letterman 2,3,4; A.V. Aide 1; Monitor 1; Prom Entertainment Committee 3. BRENDA DARLENE TOWNES PATRICIA ANN TOZER — Future Nurses 2,3,4; Attendance Aides 2,3; Mixed Chorus 1; Newspaper 4; Nurse ' s Aides 1,2,3; Bookstore Aides 2. DEBORAH ANN TREADWAY — Spanish Club 1; Lab Assistant 2; Monitor 2; Sewing Assistant 2. THOMAS F. TUSKAN — Football 1,2,3; Soccer 1,2, 3,4; Wrestling 1, 2,3,4; Gym Assistant 2,3; Hunting and Fishing Club 1,2. MONICA UNDERWOOD — Pep Club 1,3,4; Monitor JOANNE KAY UNDI — Science Club 4; Lab Ass ' t. 2; Na- tional Honor Society 3,4; Prom Invitations Committee 3; Swim Aides 2,3,4; Sewing Ass ' t. 1; German Club 1; Na- tional Merit Finalist 4; Who ' s Who in High School Stu- dents 4. RANDALL J. VAN VYNCKT — Scribners Club 1,2,3 (Presi- dent), 4; Debate 2,3,4; National Honor Society 3,4; News- paper 2,3 (Cartoonist), 4 (Cartoonist, Feature Writer); Prom Publicity Committee Chmn. 3; Quill and Scroll 4; Speech 2,3,4; Student Council 4 (President); Yearbook 4 (Aca- demic Editor); I.U. Honors Program 3 (Germany); National Forensic 2,3,4; National Merit Semi-Finalist 4; Rotarians 4; Who ' s Who in Foreign Language 4; Who ' s Who in High School Students 4; Forensic Club 3 V.P.; " Gentlemen Pre- fer Blondes " 3; " Death of a Hired Man " ; " Ledge, Ledger, and the Legend " . CHRISTOPHER J. WANTROBA — Basketball 1,3; Cross Country 2,3,4 (Captain); Golf 1,2, 3,4 (Captain); Letterman 2,3,4; Monitor 3; Golf Conference and Sectional Medalist SUSAN RAE WELCH — Pep Club 1; Attendance Ass ' t. 1,2,3, 4; Concert Band 1,2, 3,4; Marching Band 1,2, 3,4; Office Aide 2,4; Pep Band 1,2,3, 4; Stage Crew 3,4; Swim Aides 2,3 (Co-Captain), 4; Thespians 3,4; Drum Major 3,4; Student Band Director 3,4. BRUCE R. WELIKY — Basketball 1,2, 3, 4; Graphic Arts Club 1,2,3, 4; Letterman 4; Graphic Arts Ass ' t. 4. KURT W. WERTH — Football 1,2, 3,4; Soccer 1,2, 3, 4; Cine- ma Study Club 2,3; Letterman 3,4; Concert Band 1,2, 3, 4; Marching Band 1,2, 3, 4; German Club 1 Pres.; Rotarians 4; Who ' s Who in High Sch ool Students 4. JEFF A. WILSON TODD A. WILSON — Graphic Arts Club 3,4. RICHARD E. WINKLER — Cinema Study Club 1,2; Concert Choir 3,4; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2. THOMAS L. WISE ANTOINETTE MARIE WOJCICKI JOHN R. WOTKUN — Track 1; Cinema Study Club 1; Graphic Arts Club 2,3; Concert Band 1; Monitor 2; Who ' s Who in High School Students 4. CINDY WRONA THERESA MARIE WSZOLEK — Science Club 3 (Sec.-Treas.), 4; Concert Band 1,2,3, 4; Lab Assistant 2,3,4; Marching Band 1,2, 3, 4; National Honor Society 3,4 (Secretary); Pep Band 1, 2,3,4; Prom Committee 3; Student Council 4; Girls State Alternate 3. NELSON E. WYNN — Concert Choir 3,4; Mixed Chorus 1; Mixed Glee 2; Monitor 1,2,3. mmmmm SANDRA JEAN ZACK — Scribners Club 4; Library Assistant 1 ,2,3; National Honor Society 3,4; Speech Team 1,2,3; Student Council 1,2, 3,4; Reading Assistant 3; Thespians 3,4; Future Teachers 3 (Pres.); National Forensic 1,2,3; Speech and Debate Club 2; German Club 1; National Merit Commendation 4 CHRISTOPHER T. ZACNY —Football 1,4; Chess Club 1,2, 3,4 (President, Seargent at Arms); Monitor 3; Who ' s Who in High School Students 4. ROXANNE M. ZBIKOWSKI — G.A.A. 1,2; Pep Club 1,2; Gym Assistant 4. _ PAMS. ZERKEL GREGORY D. ZILE — Wrestling 1,2; Graphic Arts Club 1, 2,3,4. DENNIS ZURAWSKI 116 Seniors Siiii mwm jyr RONALD FURMAN PATRICIA LONG MARSHA WALTERS wmmm Donald E. Gavit camera s .hy seniors MATTHEW BIEDERSTADT VIRGINIA HOTALING CONNIE SIMMONS BLANE BUTLER DIANE HOUSLEY LATRICIA SIMMONS CINDY BUTLER KATHY LEDBETTER SHAUN THORPE GARY DAVIS CHARLES MYSLIWY BRIAN RATHBURN LAMONT DAVIS LINDA PENNINGTON CHARLES SNYDER KANENGENTZ DAVE FISHER LINDA WEBER LACY HARWELL PHILIP THORPE DAVID YANDELL JOE HOLDER DAVID SCOTT After being the under-dogs of the school for 3 years the Class of 75, pyramids their way to the top. 1st ROW: R. Fields, ). Saltanovitz, K. Werth, J. Chudy, J. Ossanna, M. Pawlowski, R. B. Headrick, ). Breidenbaugh, P. Ovaert, E. Kaczmarczyk, C. Graczyk, S. Welch, T. J. Adams, J. Undi, D. Dittrich, B. Cofer, D. Opasik. TOP ROW: S. Fullgraf. Korpella, S. Bechtel, A. Labus. 2nd ROW: J. Kapec, Wszolek. 3rd ROW: A. Charnekar, D. Richardson Seniors 117 Seniors gain special honors in 1975 Valedictorian for the Class of 1975 was Jo- anne Undi, who maintained a perfect 4.0 average throughout her high school career. A National Merit Finalist, Joanne was a Swim Aide and served as vice-president of Science Club. On the homefront, she enjoyed sewing and reading. Joanne planned to major in industrial engi- neering at Purdue University. Pam Stephens was Gavit ' s D.A.R. win- ner for 1974-75, as Sue Papesh and Barb Smith were the two runners-up chosen by the senior class. Pam was active in Student Council, All-State Choir, Con- cert Choir, and Rhythmettes, and she served as vice-president of the senior class and captain of the Drill Team. She was selected by the Daughters of the American Revolution for her display of leadership, patriotism and service. The Salutatorian for 1975 was Pat Ovaert. Pat was involved in many activities in her four years at Gavit. She was in such clubs as Herpetology Club, Nursing Club and the National Honor Society. Her hobbies in- cluded rock music, cooking, and dancing. Pat was accepted at the Memorial Nursing School in South Bend, where she will learn to become a specialized nurse. Joy Jankowski and Randy Van Vynckt spent eight weeks a piece in Europe last summer studying French and German, respectively. Both students lived with native families in their respective study centers of St. Brieuc, France and Kre- feld, Germany. The trip was sponsored by Indiana Univer- sity. 118 Seniors Gavit ' s 1974-75 Betty Crock- er Family Leader of Tomorrow award went to Becky Medwetz. Each year the Betty Crocker Search test is given by General Mills, Inc. to interested seniors throughout the nation. The person who scores highest at his or her high school is eligible to compete in state and national competition in the spring. State winners receive $1,500 college scholarship, while national winners will re- ceive $5,000 in scholarship awards. The announcement of the Top Ten Seniors for the Class of 1975 marked the beginning of the second semester. Students selected for the Top Ten were representatives of the top academic records in the senior class, which is composed of 336 stu- dents. Class rank is determined by the first seven semesters of aca- demic work. Counselors released the following names in order of rank: Joanne Undi, valedictorian; Pat Ovaert, salutatorian; Steve Bech- tel, 3; Barb Smith, 4; Donna Kugler, 5; Theresa Wszolek, 6; Ron Henry, 7; Nancy Perry, 8; Brenda Jurich, 9; Randy Van Vynckt, 10. ■■ ■ Randy Van Vynckt, Joanne Undi, Steve Bechtel, and Carol Chivington were se- lected as National Merit Scholarship Fi- nalists, comprising the largest group of finalists in any Gavit class. Due to their outstanding NMSQT PSAT scores, the four were notified that they were semi- finalists in October 1974. After their SAT scores were combined with their original scores, they became finalists in February 1975. In March it was determined wheth- er or not each would receive any scholar- ship money. Four Seniors, Mike Callahan, Ruth Danka- nich, Becky Medwetz, and Jim Saltanovitz at- tended Boy ' s and Girl ' s State at I.S.U. the sum- mer of 74. For one-week they lived what they learn- ed. Political parties were formed and elec- tion ' s were held. Seniors 119 A 120 Seniors 1. Mike Callahan and Randy Bond discuss final points of just completed game. 2. " Let me out! " 3. A bunch of hams. 4. Sharron Fullgraf says " Happiness is being a senior. " 5. " Kiss me you fool! " 6. Hey, chump! 7. Art Labus will never forget the Cavit rhythms of life. 8. Somehow, leaving Gavit is a lonely feeling. Seniors 121 • ' r cy A POO r:° U SELL SlOOCl £0 Rth 0 p CANDy- uy , LocsrX prize f NSU p ? l f-£ s SPtNb SgAM S,J HCtSPtTA . c r ,jTl •- ' » ifC 6h QP Sf ■ W iS «: ■? 4 recover from prom, lglclf tS-n flose ' iioo I t s fmr : fes V 3 V- 3 7 1 i A y. K 1 IS. c0 u.M TEAWS v 0 w h s RFCOV I? Fl?Ql v ? sl U0l) (M LOSE TWO TURNS 124 Underclass The Class of 76 decided the best way to win Gavit ' s Homecoming game was to " rock the Noll boat; " so they started off their year of spirited activities by warning the Warriors with their float, " You Won ' t Be Saved This Time, " a take ' off on Noll ' s Ark. Most of the eleventh graders started looking forward to their future plans. In October many 76 ' ers took the PSAT test, the preliminary exam before the important college entrance test, the SAT, which is taken by seniors. Juniors had the opportunity to learn about the institution of their choice at College Night on November 13, when representatives from several colleges and univer- sities came to Gavit. The juniors ' biggest responsibility was handling the arrangements for Gavit ' s 1975 Junior-Senior Prom, " We May Never Pass This Way Again, " held at Marquette Park Pavilion on May 10. The prom chairperson was Wendy Carle, and seven committees worked to make arrangements for the hall, line up the bands, work on bids and favors, send invitations and obtain chaperones, make signs for publicity, sell and account for tick- ets, and decorate the hall for the occasion. The Class of 76 junior officers were Jeff Feder- off, president; Kevin Werth, vice president; Pam Schmit t, secretary; and Elaine Connell, treasurer. Mr. Thomas Zygmunt and Mrs. Vella Johnson were the sponsors. JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS — TOP: E. Connell, treasurer; P. Schmitt, secretary. BOTTOM: J. Federoff, president; K. Werth, vice-president. Sponsors: Mrs. Vela Johnson and Mr. Thomas Zygmunt. Underclass 125 iss of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of Ally, Robin Amick, Ann Anderson, Janice Archie, Michael Arnold, Cindy Arnold, James Atzhorn, Carol Augustyn, Kevin Banvard, Navy Batchelor, Mark Batustake, Jeff Bauer, Russ Baugh, Melinda Beal, Charles Beardsley, Mark Becker, Cheryl Beckman, Eve Bednar, Pam Benirschke, Peg Benko, Gayle Berkley, Dorinda Biancardi, Bob Biederstadt, Maris Bieker, Dave Lydia Miller studies the development of active fruit flies. Canale, Ralph Carle, Wendy Carter, Lorraine Carter, Susan Chalmers, Donald Chalmers, Donna Chant, Jim Chapman, Lisa Chernek, Cindy Chiaro, Donald Chivington, Cheryl Cichocki, Gary Connell, Elaine Cooley, Mark Cordero, Magdalena Core, James Courtney, Colleen Cristwell, Mike Crowley, Marilyn Cubit. Kathleen Czerwinski, Donald Dailey, Bob Dalton, Kevin Davidson, William 126 Underclass 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Gulasy, Deborah Halverson, Cliff Hammond, Bob Havlin, Julie Havlin, Robin Hemphill, Yvonne Herbst, Valerie Herkey, Andy Hieke, Elizabeth Hoffman, Nancy Hollis, Jack Hook, Matt Hoole, Cheryl Horar, Diane Hudnall, Robert Humphrey, Jeffrey Davis, Debbie Davis, Mike Denning, Joan DeVore, Larry Dillon, Mike Donnelly, Laura Dorge, Gerlinde Dorsey, Pam Douville, Kevin Duffala, Dave Dufresne, Jim Dunlap, Vaughan Dykiel, Nancy Edens, Jim Erb, Mike Esgate, John Fannin, Robyn Farmer, Pam Fatheree, Luann Federoff, Jeff Felling, Ladena Ferguson, Carmen Ferguson, Tim Ferree, Jeff Goble, Wayne Godbolt, Dwayne Goggans, Cheryl Gonzales, Mark Goral, Zygmund Grabowski, Chris Grass, Pam Greer, Don Ferris, Nick Fiala, Candy Fivecoat, Dan Flores, Leroy Fogarty, Teresa Fornari, Pat Foster, Linda Foster, Michelle Franklin, Maverick Frye, Dori Frye, Lori Furman, Susan Gadberry, Kristie Gallagher, Dale Gamez, Theresa Ganz, Kym Garcia, Dora Gavrilos, Andy Geary, Laura Gerber, Mark Ghormley, Dennis Glad, Kris Gleason, Gary Gluth, Sharon Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Underclass 127 Ihnat, Lori Ince, Dorothy Ingram, William Jacobson, Martin Janeczko, Kenneth Janiga, Bridget Janiga, Terry Johnson, Denise Lamb, Judy Larson, Pamela Laskarin, Nichols Latham, Doug Latham, Judy Lawson, Jim Lewandowski, David Lewellen, John Juranovich, John Juscik, Joy Kaleta, Sharon Kasenga, Chris Kayes, Sharon Keir, Mary Kiest, Terrence King, Debbie Kish, Joseph Klebs, Kevin Klobuchar, Debra Knutson, Kevin Kohut, Laura Kohut, Mark Kovach, Diane Lagneau, Diane Lewis, Gregory Lipman, Lisa Lloyd, Lawrence Love, Raymond Lucas, Darrell Madvek, Kathy Malloy, James Maple, Ray Mardis, Delores Marshall, Vicki McCarroll, Cindy McLaughlin, Terry McLean, Dan Mihalko, Lora Milanovic, Chuck Miller, Holly Miller, Lydia Milosavljevic, Paul Mista, Monica Moore, Brenda Moore, Gerald Morris, Gayle Murdock, Vicki Murphy, Tim Narantic, Mark Novak, Glenn Opasik, Cathy Oresko, Juliane Ostoich, Kathy Painter, Jeffery Pankowski, Michael Pappas, Nick Parker, Gail Patterson, Kathleen Pawlus, James Pease, Daniel Perkins, Mike Peruts, Susan Perz, Harry Phillips, Charles lass of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 128 Underclass Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of Phillips, Chris Pierce, Mark Plantz, Sharon Poteet, Susan Poulson, Janet Puchley, Tim Rainford, Tom Ramsey, Linda Rapchak, Patricia Rausch, Tim Reba, Christine Resetar, Liz Richardson, Pam Rindoks, Kurt Rippe, Linda Robbins, Chervl Rolland, Jeff Rosales, Diana Russell, Carl Rutherford, Robert Salczynski, Laura Saltanovitz, Karen Scepkowski, Marie Schmitt, Pam Schroeder, Dan Seward, Vicki Shabi, Kathy Sheaks, Debbie Shevchenko, Joanne Shryock, Dave Siebert, Jan Silverman, Sue Sims, Julie Singer, Jack Skalba, Debbie Skratsky, Sam Smith, Alan Smock, Mike Snell, Cindy Snyder, Bill Spillers, Dave Spitale, Rich Spoerner, ' Jack Stahl, Don Stephens, Elaine Stevens, Rich Stewart, Cheryl Stoffregen, Phil Sudicky, Mary Beth Swearingen, Lori Taylor, Denise Thegze, Tom Therault, Dan Thrall, Dennis Tidwell, Phil Tiller, Betty Tosseng, Terry Toyne, Carol Underclass 129 ss of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Tom Wilson finally got out of the dog house. Tracy, Patrick Trotman, Dave Trtan, Tim Vahst, Sharon Van Diver, Connie Vido, David Vliek, Michelle Vrankin, Kim Wallace, Debra Wallace, Kimberly Wargo, Tom Webster, Charles Wilkins, Phyllis Wilson, Steve Wilson, Tom Winarski, Mike Winkler, Jim Wolenty, Doreen Wolters, Mary Yaney, Joyce Yarusinsky, Joan Yarusinsky, John Yates, Phyllis Yokovich, Don Young, Jeff Zaborski, Corrine Zajac, Nancy 130 Underclass Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 Class of 76 s. i Underclass 131 TOP, LEFT TO RIGHT: S. Owen, president; Mr. C. Eckard, sponsor; John Burdyl, Vice president; Miss M. Fitzgerald, sponsor; Patty Beck, secretary; Rex Thompson, treasurer. The class of 1977 had a very exciting year. Homecoming week found them busy working on their float " Raid ' Em. " They ordered their class rings from Josten ring company in the fall and received them in December. Sophomores looked ahead to next year by making preliminary Prom plans. The committees were formed in the spring to search for the best place, menu, bands and date. Sophomores looked closely at the 1975 Junior- Senior Prom to get as many ideas as possible. Sophomore class officers were Steve Owen, president; John Burdyl, vice president; Rex Thompson, treasurer; and Patty Beck, secretary. Miss Margaret Fitzgerald and Mr. Cary Eckard sponsored the Class of 77. 132 Underclass Burdyl, John Bunn, Nancy Burns, James Callahan, Peggy Carman, Jamie Campbell, Waynatta Carpenter, Brad Carter, April Almada, John Anderson, Chuck Anderson, Karen Andres, Sherri Ash lock, Debra Ayala, Robert Bailey, Maureen Ballon, Jeff Ballou, Susan Banks, Jean Barley, Ron Barrell, Wendy Barrera, Nora Beck, Patty Bedocs, Andy Benirschke, Chuck Benton, Randy Beverly, Glen Biancardi, Patti Bodnar, Carol Bosley, Nancy Boyer, Susan Brach, Joseph Bradley, Toni Cataldi, Mary Anne Chant, Denise Clapp, John Chesser, Ricky Clark, Susan Clifton, Mary Kay Coff, Mike Cooley, Richard Courtney, Jeanie Craft, Pat Cross, Dayna Csonka, Chris Cunningham, Tami Curtis, Gary Dalton, Chris Davis, Dan Dean, Dennis DeBoer, Jeannie DeBruler, Greg Decrescenzo, Sally Delaney, Laura Demos, Debra Demkovich, Jack DeWeese, John Dolak, Chris Douthette, Kevin Dutz, Annette Dutz, Dale Eldridge, Pam Eldridge, Wanda Ellis, Scott Engle, Mary Falk, Dan Farkas, Cindy Ferguson, Randy Ferris, Mary Flagg, Dean Flint, Maura Fogarty, Claudia Foor, Chris Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 7 Underclass 133 Graphic arts is a breeze for sophomore Joseph Brach. Foster, Melinda Fredrick, Bill Frye, Cynthia Frye, Mark Fulgraf, Jim Gale, Kim Galovich, Nick Garcia, Ray Gargano, Laura Geurts, Sharon Geurts, Susan Gillian, Noah Goins, Judy Gough, Debra Gray, Robin Graczyk, Jim Green, Larry Greenya, Mary Grillion, Patti Gurski, Diane Hall, Pauline Halverson, Christina Hammond, Patti Harmon, Terri Harrigan, Heather Hartman, Alex Harvey, Gerri Harwell, Willa Headrick, Norman Herpst, Violet Herkey, Carol Hill, Diane Hill, Pamela Hines, Rick Hoffmann, Bill Holeman, Richard Homolla, Jerome Homrich, Paul Hook, Mary Howard, Leslie Hufnagel, Lori Hufnagel, Lynda Lou Humerickhouse, Laura Humerickhouse, Wayne Hurley, Arlene Ingle, Richard Irminger, Pamela Jackson, Beatryce Jackson, Michael Jackson, Rebecca Jackson, Ron Jamrose, Cathleen Jankowski, Karen Jett, Debra Johnson, Jerome Johnson, Mary Johnston, Dwayne Jones, Mike Juratich, Dave Jurich, Dan Glass of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 134 Underclass of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Cl Karnafel, Kathy Kearney, Colleen Keilman, Denise Kellison, Ron Kennedy, Robert Klapkowski, Tony Klisiak, Debbie Klisurich, George Knapic, Mike Knight, Joyce Kochopolous, Joe Kolarczyk, Andy Kolas, Sherry Kolbert, Tim Kroslack, Jeni Kulczyk, Mark Lackey, Danny Latham, Dudley Lawley, Debbie Ledbetter, Janice Lee, Claudia Lee, Eva Lewellen, Dixie Lindstrom, Mary Class Link, Barb Linnemeier, Pam Luptak, Janet Madvek, George Mamon, Lynda Mansueto, Jim Maranto, Gena Mardis, Cynthia Marinaro, Nick Martin, Sandy Mason, Bill McCahon, Sam McGuan, Melissa McNeal, Eugene Meeks, Susanne Meier, Robert Meyers, Carl Mezei, Alan Miklusak, Kathy Miller, Claire Mondragon, George Moore, Jerry Muir, Laurie Mulleuix, Debbie Nancy Bosley shows her skill in making speeches. Underclass 135 iss of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Murphy, Angelique Mybeck, Mark Myers, Debbie Myslive, Jeanne Myszak, Lucy Neavill, Marvin Newcomb, Kimberly Odom, Carol O ' Donnell, Cindy Onahan, Maryann Opasik, Mary Owen, Steve Pankowski, Sharon Paquette, Patti Pasternak, Dave Pazanin, Cheryl Pazdur, Donna Peterson, Jeff Phillips, Dan Pittman, Penny Pool, Louise Popa, Tom Poteet, Lori Pressley, Jeff Smaron, Pamela Smith, Carol Smith, Gayle Smith, JoElla Smith, Tom Spies, Jefferey Spitale, Connie Stahura, Francine Stahura, Philip Stanimira, Gayle Stephens, Debbie Stewart, Jim Sullivan, Dennis • Sweet, David Tacas, Diane Talenco, Mary Tarne, Judith Thomas, Kevin Thompson, Rex Thorpe, Diane Thrall, Debra Tilletson, Tracy Tite, Evan Toyne, Jerry i 0 fa • -- 136 Underclass Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Clas Geometry proves tuff for students. Wojcicki, Nicholas Wojtouwiz, Ed Yomada, Dave Yockey, Tina Yokovich, Diane Yoways, Joyce Zajac, Diana Zajdel, James Zerkel, Renee Zoloiwicz, Linda Zubak, Jim IN MEMORIAM Dale Greer Died May 13,1974 ' . • A 4 Treadaway, Sherry Trotman, Kirk Vaitekunos, Tim Vandersteen, Dale Vanover, Charles Veray, Albert Vonalmen, Brian Watkins, John Weems, Don Wheeler, Kevin Wilkins, Thomas Will, David Debbie Jett shows Jeff Spies who ' s boss. s of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 77 Class of 7 o 0 0 MAN Cyy Presented By: GAVIT HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA DEPT. Friday Nov. 22, 1974 Auditorium Ticket $ I.OO $ 1.50 p.m. For Information call 845-2600 FRESHMEN 138 Underclass SPONSORS AND OFFICERS: Mrs. Leslie Keller, Richard Blastic, president; Mr. Robert Welte. Danelle Stula, secretary; Debra Horvat, treasurer; and Mary Ellen Klobuchar, vice-president. The Freshmen class proved their enthusiasm and spirit during Homecoming Week by win- ning the Spirit Trophy. They also constructed their first homecoming float. The theme of the float was “Boot the Institution " . To earn money for future activities such as Jr-Sr Prom, class homecoming floats and senior banquet, a greatly successful candy sale was conducted. Other activities could not have been organized without the help of their class officers Rich Blastic, president; Mary Ellen Klo- buchar, vice president; Danelle Stula, secre- tary; and Debra Horvat, treasurer. Their class sponsors are Mrs. Leslie Kellar and Mr. Robert Welte. Underclass 139 Abney, Arthur Aldridge, Sally Amick, Greg Anderson, Don Anderson, Donna Andis, John Andree, Susan Arnold, lerrie Arrenholz, Alan Baker, Donald Balch, Leigh Basham, Rhonda Basham, Robin Batchelor, Charles Beardsley, Dan Bedocs, Ken Bell, Tamala Beno, Jeanne Bergner, Ed Berwanger, Rich Bielat, Rose Blastic, Richard Bledsoe, Kari Blummer, Debra Bobrowski, Daniel Boldin, Lori Bolek, Cheryl Bonnell, Katherine Borgetti, William Bosley, Carolyn Bowers, Michael Boykin, Chris Brill, Martha Brogdon, Bill Brothers, Kathy Bryant, Robert Burns, Russell Butler, Debbie Byrd, Dale Callahan. Janet Canada, Paul Cantrell, Terry Cantwell, Cindy Carpenter, Judy Chalmers, Cynthia Chang, Craig Chapman, Gerald Chenault, Jim Chernek, George Cherven, John Chivington. Cathy Chorba, Thomas Cichocki, Crystal Cieslak, Jeff Clark, Robert E. Clark, Robert M. Collins, Judy Conn, Joe Conrad, Teresa Cooley, Carey Cordero, Margie Cottrell, David Craig, Nancy Cross. David Cross, Mark Cryer, Jeannie Cubit, Pete Cummings, Susan Cunningham, Tim Curtis, Chris Dalton, Kathy Dankenbring, Lyle Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class Underclass 140 - Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Cla Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Practice makes perfect. Danko, David Davis, Ken Davis, Patty DeBruler, Marla Decrescenzo, Sarah Dennis, Mary Donaghey, Mary Dragoin, Tom Drudge, James Duffala, Michael Dufresne, Paul Dust, Barbara Underclass 141 Dutz, Richard Easton, Lisa Eberle, Rick Edmond, Trisa Eggbrecht, Kathy Ekdahl, Debra Estep, Cheryl Fantin, Laura Farkas, Gail Fatheree, William Faulkner, Shelia Felling, Stephen Fetsch, Tim Fink, Jodie Fivecoat, Greg Flores, Vicki Foshee, Patrick Foster, Scott Francis, Jeanett Freels, Fljalmar Friedrich, Gary Fulkerson, Twila Gadberry, Anita Galovic, Cynthia Galovich, Dan Gamez, Patricia Ganz, Michelle Garcia, David Underclassmen are attracted to Gavits Science Fair. Garmon, Mathew Gavrilos, Frank Gederian, Barbara Ghormley, Brenda Gilchrist, James Gonzales, Cynthia Gorney, Phil Gough, John Grabowski, Bill Grabowski, Tony Graves, David Grass, Todd Hack, Jim Hamill, Gary Hamm, Debra Harwell, Darwin Hedrick, Jerry Helpingstine, Marcia Henry, Kathy Henson, Charles Henson, Kim Herkey, Bernice Hieke, Dan Hildenbrand, Randy Hill, Flecia Hilley, Roger Hoffman, Jeff Hoffman, Rich Hojnacki, Steve Hollis, Dave Holt, Julie Homrich, Dave Hoolehan, Hans Horvat, Debra Horvat, John Hosmer, Martha Howald, Debra Howe, Cindy Hudson, Pauline Hudson, Tom Irby, Dody Jackson, Kathy Jagadich, Mike James, Jeff Janeczko, Paul Janiga, Wendy Janik, Kerry Jones, Larry Jones, Tina Karner, David Karnes, Cathy Kartz, Steve Kasmer, Dennis Keilman, Dawn Kellar, Carol Kelly, Mary Kemp, Eugenia Kidd, Rod Kirk, Terri Kish, Michelle I told you you couldn ' t hit that high C. of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class 142 Underclass Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 7 R 1 Klefeker, Christopher Kleutsch, Dan Klobuchar, Maryellen Knight, Lori Kocon, Edward Kolbert, Robert Kozlowski, Cindy Krsak, Timothy Kroslak, Bambie Kugler, Gerry Lackey, Venus Lacy, Diane Ladd, Mark Lamb, Adam Laws, Michael Lax, Bonnie Lessard, Joellen Lewis, Christopher Link, Jim Louis, Richard Love, Lynn Lozano, Gerald Lucas, Linda Luttrell, Alice MacKowiak, Mary Ann MacNak, Dorothy Majkowski, Mark Malloy, Debbie Martin, Jim Martinez, Fred Maury, Anita Mayfield, Wes McAbe, Dawn McDaniel, Kent McGaha, Wil Meier, Larry Meier, Linda Milanovic, Olga Milobar, Jeanne Mitchell, Eileen Mitchell, Pat Miterko, Mariann Moore, Tim Morehouse, Ricky Morris, Mark Mrzlock, Dorothy Muehlman, Rich Muehrer, Jim Murdock, Sharon Mysliwiec, Dave Nagel, Greg Newbauer, Bryan Newbolds, Brenda Nowaczyk, Nancy O ' Drobinak, Mike Onia, Sandy Opasik, Scott Oprisko, Nikki Ostoich, John Palfi, Tony Pawlus, Kathy Pazdur, Juliane Pennington, Dan Perez, Henry Pietrzak, James Plawecki, Scott Prendergast, Mike Pyle, Judy Raganyi, Laura Ramsey, Tina Rapchak, Cyndi Underclass 143 ass of 78 Class of .78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78 Class of 78Class of 78 Class of 78 Clas Rastovsky, Joe Rathburn, John Ratliff, Otto Ray, Gary Redlarczyk, Sherry Reese, David Resetar, Jane Richter, Jenine Rippe, Jim Rodriquez, Mike Rucinski, Greg Russell, Richard Rutherford, Bill Rutledge, George Ryan, Pat Saltanovitz, John Sandoval, William Saunders, Wendy Schickel, Jeanne Searcy, Ed Seiden, Patricia Shavey, Karen Shearon, Scott Sheets, Roxanne " Hey skinny, your ribs are showing! " Shurlow, Rex Sibert, Cathy Sills, Kevin Sims, Steve Skorupa, Steve Slemp, Cythia Slocum, Maureei Stahura, Rita Stewart, Jayne Stephan, Sandra Stevens, Thomas Stoffregen, Margaret Stone, Anita Stone, Kevin Stout, Brenda Stula, Danielle Swafford, Roland Swisher, Catherine Tabor, Linda Taroli, Mark Thrall, Ken Tidwell, Jacklen Tiede, Susan Tcomey, Kathy Townley, Robert Tracy, Jill Traczyk, John Turner, Robbin Turnpaugh, Tom Tuskan, Sandra Umbaugh, Sharon Van, Debbie Van, Diane Vanbuskirk, Michael Vanover, Debra VanVynckt, Ray Walker, Sharon Walker, Willie Webb, Debbie 144 Underclass ' -si oo n BJ l l 1 1 ' " J CO n l ( co n CJ t 1 l l CO n CJ 1 1 1 1 l CO n t i ■ ' --I OO n i I Webster, Lynn Werra, Chris Wesley, Sandy Wheeler, Bill Whelan, Randy White, Dave Whittman, Susan Wielgos, Marty Wiening, Chris Wiley, Kim Wilkie, Bob Williams, Delbert Williams, Sandy Wilson, Sheryl Winchester, Yvonne Wise, Cindy Woerpel, Bob Woepoff, Ed Wood, Wanda Wright, Jeff Yankovich, Mark Yeager, Tom Yerga, Joe Yonke, Julie Zaborski, Ginny Zilai, Dan Underclass 145 o.. H 146 Perspective Perspective 147 Administrators essential to educational progress .«? v 148 Perspective Helpful staffs serve school 1 School Board — STANDING: Schreiber, Ma- son; SITTING: Kuhn, Bell, Cooley 2 Dr. Wayne M. Carle, Superintendent of Ham- mond Public Schools 3 Mr. Bob Spry, Dean of Students 4 Counselors — LEFT TO RIGHT: Armintrout, McLean, Lundahl (activities coordinator), Kocal, Clair, Meridith, Guiden 5 Mr. Donald Moretton, principal 6 Mr. Gene Swaim, assistant principal 7 Clerical staff — STANDING: I. Veith, M. Kris- man, H. Meissler, O. Bowers, D. Middleton; SEATED: S. Fredericks 8 Cafeteria staff — STANDING: Mack, Biggs, Kasanovich, Ostoich, Swiontek, Roberts, Speel- man; SITTING: Wendlinger, Farmer, Wendell, Barberia, Alexanderson, Koerner, Johnson 9 Administrators procured bus to aid Gladia- tors with activities 10 Miss Zelda Black, nurse Perspective 149 Taking care of business means practical experience By 1980 80°,. of all jobs will be occupied by non-college graduates. In order to meet this greatly increasing demand, the business department offered over 15 courses in almost every field. There were three specific courses of study: stenography developed skills for a successful typing, sten- ographic or secretarial position; clerical courses developed skills for general office work; and bookkeeping prepared book- keeping majors to be typists, clerk Education (C.O.E. program. Part- icipants in this program received job placement in which reputable companies cooperated with stu- dents in apprentice programs. Business courses not only pre- pared students for future jobs, but continued to help them with future everyday problems. It is often said that the business of living is never really finished. typists, general bookkeepers, and assistant bookkeepers. Senior business students had the opportunity to put their busi- ness skills to work for them with the Cooperative Occupational 150 Perspective 1 Miss Margaret lo ano, Ball Slate Uni- versity B.S., business education 2 Mrs. Vella Johnson, Indiana University B.S., shorthand, transcription, junior class sponsor 3 Mrs. t. Mott Lee, Tennessee State Uni- versity, Columbia University B.S., M.A., office machines, typing 4 Mrs. Mary Sanders, Indiana State Univer- sity B.S., bookkeeping 5 Shorthand student Nancy Johnk stu- diously scrawls symbols 6 Debbie Davis sets up margins while pre- paring an assignment in personal typing class. 7 Mrs. Olga O ' Toole, St. Joseph ' s College B.S., personal typing, typing. Typing Club sponsor 8 Mr. Robert C. Welte, Manchester Col- lege B.S., Ball State University M.A., sales- manship, consumer problems, Coopera- tive Vocation Education, freshman class sponsor 9 Agile fingers pound out practice lines during a drill session in typing class. Perspective 151 Special education helps Gavit ' s special education de- partment was designed to pro- vide help for students who had specific learning problems. Students enrolled in this pro- gram, from both middle school and high school, were taught the basic skills of math, English, sci- ence and social studies. They also could take almost any elective they chose. However, the main goal of the special ed program was to get stu- dents back into a regular program of classes and to help them feel accepted by their fellow students in school. Since the students in each class vary in their capabilities and speed of progress, classes were individualized. This gave the teacher more time and oppor- tunity to know their students a little better so that they could help each one progress at his own speed. The special ed teachers stress- ed independence to make the students in their program self-suf- ficient members of their com- munity. To further this goal, they had a work-study program simi- liar to the C.O.E. program — half a day of study, half a day of work. They punched in and out, got paid, and just got the feel of job life. Another service of the special ed department was a plan for the blind and partially sighted. Mr. Bretschneider was the teacher who acted as tutor, counselor and over-all trouble shooter for these students, who worked to become independent citizens. Room 215 provided a place where the five students in the program could use Braille, large print, and tape- recorded materials, as well as re- ceive help from Mr. Bret- schneider, to do their homework from regular classes. Our memories are card indexes — con- sulted, and then put back in disorder, by authorities whom we do not control. Cyril Connolly 1 Mrs. B. Desler, Ball State University B.S., , special education, CUC Club sponsor. 2 Mrs. ]anet Neiswinger, Purdue Univer- sity, para-professional in media center. 3 Miss Rosellen Maddalone, Indiana Uni- versity B.S., special education, CUC Club sponsor. 4 Mrs. Rita Cornell, Indiana State Univer- sity, Purdue University B.S., M.S., librarian. Pep Club sponsor. 5 Mr. lohn Bretschneider, Eastern Michi- gan University B.S., special education — visually handicapped. 152 Perspective Mathematics department shows progressiveness Interest in higher math at Gavit doubled since last year as shown by the increase from one to three algebra-trigonometry classes. Stu- dents from the phased-out UICSM program were rechan- nelled into math analysis and cal- culus classes. Here they learned advanced math skills necessary for many technical professions. Algebra, ..geometry, general math and basic math classes con- tinued to provide students with a sound mathematical back- ground for college and everyday living. In algebra students learned the basic language of math that is used in college. Geometry stu- dents applied their algebra know- ledge to draw rectangles, circles and use other Euclidean con- cepts. In the Basic Math I and General Math I classes students learned how to deal with everyday arith- metic problems. Basic Math II and General Math II students pursued their practical math skills by learning to deal with interest, loans, and problems that they will encounter in the business world. 1 Mr. M.P. DelCreco, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Purdue University B.S., M.A.T., mathematics, math department chairman. 2 Mr. Delbert D. Stevens, Valparaiso Uni : verstty B.A., Purdue University B.S., M.S., math. Philatelic Club sponsor 3 Mr. Lee B. Mann, Purdue University B.S., M.A.T., algebra, UICSM, calculus. Na- tional Honor Society sponsor, Homecom- ing parade committee. 4 Seeking to understand decimal num- bers, Kathy Madvek ponders answer to basic addition problem. Perspective 153 154 Perspective Mrs. Ruth Jones, who passed away in the spring of 1974, will not be forgotten by Gavit stu- dents and teachers. Mrs. Jones was a teacher in the mathematics department, and had taught at Gavit since September of 1967. She was also a co-sponsor of the junior high National Honor So- ciety. IN MEMORIAM We do not err because truth is difficult to see. It is visible at a glance. We err because this is more comfortable. Alex- ander Solzhenitsyn 1 Mrs. Lenora Roberts, Butler University B.S., mathematics. 2 Mr. Stan Bobowsky,, Marian College B.A., math, regular and remedial math, junior high Pep Club sponsor 3 Mrs. Prater, University of Kentucky, Pur- due University A.B., M.A., math. 4 Cathy Smock finds geometry can be fun as she explains principles of curves illus- trated in a string design. 5 Mr. Richard Willis, St. Joseph ' s College, Purdue University B.S., M.A., math, senior class sponsor, member of social commit- tee. 6 Mr. Randy Kuechenberg, Indiana State University B.S., math, freshman football, junior high wrestling, assistant track coach. 7 Mr. Albert Tilendis, Southern Illinois University, University of Illinois, Indiana University B.A., M.A., math, P.T.A. trea- surer. 8 Mr. Kenneth E. Wysocki, Purdue Univer- sity B.A., M.A.T., geometry, general math. 9 Miss Cecilia Filas, St. Joseph Calumet Campus B.A., Purdue Calumet Campus M.A.T., math, junior high National Honor Society sponsor. Scientists seek self-discovery Science teachers made class- room learning fun by encourag- ing students to make interesting discoveries on their own, while staying open to a little scientific humor as well. Avid science students could take all five science courses, be- ginning with the required one — semester health and safety class. They could then continue with full-year classes, including bi- ology, advanced biology, chem- istry and physics. All students were required to take only one laboratory science course, be- sides health and safety. Health and safety students gained a better understanding of their bodily functions and basic physical and emotional needs. Mr. Paul Brush also taught his five classes how to prevent acci- dents and react effectively in emergencies. Biology, the study of flora and fauna (plant and animal life), helped students appreciate the natural environment around them. Miss Laurel Vicari conduct- ed her four biology classes in a scientifically organized fashion in the hope of teaching students clear, logical thinking. Mrs. Fran- ces Reinke encouraged her three classes to have a lifelong interest in science, exposing them to such natural wonders as the healing power of the alivari plant. Depart- ment head Michael Kobe pre- pared his two biology classes to engage in further scientific in- vestigation by teaching them ef- ficient scientific methods, correct microscopic examination, and how to accurately collect data. All three biology teachers had students read special pro- grammed learners to aid in study. Advanced biology students re- ceived valuable college prepara- tion as they pursued one semes- ter of anatomy with a semester of cytology (the study of cell bi- ology). Having to memorize hun- dreds of terms for human mus- cles and bones, anatomy students also dissected animal specimens such as sharks and fetal pigs in order to compare differences in body structure among verte- brates. Cytology students learn- 156 Perspective Q fish, and fruit fly. Chemistry and physics were taught by Mr. David Vrbanich, a novice teacher who tried to improve room 313 by restoring lab benches, replacing non-po- tent chemicals, and posting new scientific charts. Chemistry stu- dents learned about the structure of matter and how it behaves by experimenting with such mater- ials as sulphur dioxide and sodi- um hydroxide. By observing how mechanical devices such as pulleys and levers move objects, physics students gained an under- standing of how forces act upon matter. This year five students worked on complex independent pro- jects during the school year, and an additional seventy students prepared projects for Gavit ' s PTA- sponsored spring science fair. This type of self-reliant research has been very beneficial to Gavit science grads who have continu- ed their science education in col- lege. I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. Albert Einstein ed about genetics and how to do independent research by rais- ing and crossing eight varieties of fruit flies, and organizing their observations research paper at the end of the semester. Mr. Kobe kept his cytology lectures interesting by using humorous illustrations, including his con- vincing imitation of a molecule, The fundamental secret of science is that seeking truth is more important than truth itself. friedni h irt s h 1 Miss Laurel A. Virari, I ranklin C ollege B.A. Purdue University M.S., hiologv, sen- ior class sponsor. Herpetology Cluh spon- 2 Mr. David Vrbanich, Indiana University B.A. Purdue University M.S., chemistry, physics. Science Cluh assistant 3 Anatomy students listen to Mike Calla- han ' s explanation ot the skeletal strut ' ure. 4 Mr. Warren Krugholl, University ol Illinois B.A., M.A., s ieni e. Environmental Club 5 Mrs. Chery l Hanning, Indiana " University A. B., life science 6 Mrs. I ranees M. Reinke, Indiana Univer- sity of Michigan, Notre Dame B.S., M.S. biology, anatomy, Chess Cluh, geologist 7 Senior Ron Turman finds physics lasci- nating. 8 Mrs. C. Varhulut, Indiana University B. A.. eaith si ience. German 9 Mr. Paul I. Brush, Indiana University M.A. health iS safety. v.nsitv toothall as- sistant 10 Mr. Thomas I kujaua. Indiana State Universitv B.s , M.s.. stiente. assistant football t oat h, heatl baseball t oat h 11 Chemist Laurie Selton lakes refuge he- hintl one of many llasks used in experi- mentalion. 12 Mr. Michael I. Kobe, Purdue Univer- sity, Ball Stale l niversitv B.s . M.s., sti- ent e, t y tulogv , st iem e tlepat imcnt t hair- man Perspective 157 Involvement in industry interests industrial artists While learning to work with various materials, industrial arts students related the skills they learned in class to America ' s ever- growing industrial society. The industrial arts department offered seven elective courses which were graphic arts, wood- working, metals, electricity, draft- ing, plastics and ceramics, and power mechanics. Students interested in printing or photography earned the fun- damentals of these two skills in graphic areas. Included in the course were printing methods, design and layout techniques, and a brief unit on the history of the printing industry. An im- portant aspect of graphic arts was the Gladiator Press, a student- run production shop that print- ed almost anything for business- es and clubs and furnished many of Gavit ' s tickets and programs. Woodworking students learned the various tools of the trade in order to build wood construc- tions. Individual projects have in- cluded foot stools, pool cue racks, tables, coffee tables, and bows and arrows. Metals was an introduction to the various skills of the metal in- dustry including machining, welding and heat-treating. Be- sides these laboratory activities, a study of industrial organizations made students aware of occupa- tions in metals. Radio and television repair was an example of putting to use the knowledge students gained in electricity. They learned the basic principles of electricity in class and from textbooks, then applied their skills at school and at home. Drafting covered a wide range of skills from blueprint reading to the designing of a home. After students became familiarized with the basic drawing instru- ments they were able to make machine drawings and architec- tural drawings for home con- struction. Plastics and ceramics students learned to create objects using synthetic materials. Various forms of casting, molding, glazing and staining were taught so that stu- dents could combine their talent and knowledge into project work. Interest in engines and energy were explored in power mechan- ics. The internal combustion en- gine, concepts of energy conver- sion, and prospects for future power sources were studied in the program. Contrary to popular belief, the industrial arts program is not di- rected solely toward males. Many girls who have already completed industrial arts courses have shown talent and are furthering their education in this field. Neither are industrial art classes designed specifically for voca- tional training. The department is mainly concerned with broad- ening students ' knowledge of the field of industry, although stu- dents may also receive vocational guidance as well. 158 Perspective raw; In the ordinary business of life, industry can do anything which genius can do, and very many things which it cannot. Henry Ward Beecher 5 Jim Stewart pads the press with paper in preparation lor printing. 6 Mr. louis Mat tin, Purdue Univeisity M.S., industrial arts 7 Student checks acrurarv ot tight- angle lit in woods ( lass, part ol in- dustrial aits. 8 Mr. Richard Clausen, Indiana State University B.S., M S., graphic arts, in- dustrial arts department chairman. 9 Mr. John ). Molnar, Purdue Univer- sity, Indiana State Univcisitv B.S., M.S., electronics, power, automotive, de- tentions 10 Automotive part occupies senior Carlos lite’s time in power mechanics class. 1 Mr. Irwin Bratier, Illinois state I Di- versity, Bradley Univcisitv M.A., in- dustrial .Ills. 2 While learning the basics ol povvci mec hanic s, students keep the assembly line rolling. f Mr. Douglas A. Pearson, Puidue t ni veisity B.A. metals, plastics, cciamics. Pep Club sponsor. A Mr. Norm Banas, Purdue Uniyersiiy, Indiana Stale Univeisity B V. M. , in- dustrial ails Perspective 159 -r i. • Musicians manufacture many a merry melody Gavit ' s choral department in- volved many groups of happy, singing students who loved being together and working with music. Singing together put them in hap- py moods — the kind of moods that lasted all day, as the tunes buzzed through their heads and filled their hearts with gladness. Among these happy groups were the Rhythmaires and Rhythmettes, which were ensem- bles consisting of sophomore, junior, and senior boys and girls in the music department. Three choirs were Concert Choir, Girls ' Chorale, and Mixed Glee. There were twenty-nine boys this year in the vocal department, and hopefully that many will stay on so that a vocal balance can be maintained in the mixed groups. Due to the enthusiastic super- vision of Mr. Clark, Gavit has had a consistently fine choral depart- ment. Last September six students were selected for All-State Choir. The Concert Choir was privi- leged to sing on WJOB radio at Christmas time, and Gavit ' s participation in the NISBOVA vo- cal contest in January was also excellent. Besides directing three choral presentations in October, De- cember, and April, Clark taught music theory, which helped those students who hoped to major in some musical field. He organized the trip made by twenty-seven musicians to Thornton Commu- nity College September 24 to learn about future careers in mu- sic. A fine arts festival in the spring combined the music and art departments. Gavit ' s brassy high school band helped to boost school spirit by performing spectacular half-time shows at five Friday night home football games. Teamwork made the difference and cooperation within the band had good effects. Mr. Zaley, Gavit ' s disciplinary di- rector, was very pleased with the hard-working group of students participating. Besides giving good formal concerts, the band members competed at a NISBOVA contest, 160 Perspective marched in several parades, and participated in Pep Band and Stage Band at basketball games. Band students had to be very devoted, since playing an instru- ment was such a time-consuming responsibility. As a reward for their fine efforts, the students took a trip, and played at a con- cert in the spring. Servant and Master am I; servant of those dead, and Master of those living. Through my spirit immortals speak the message that makes the world weep and laugh, and wonder and worship For I am the in- strument of God. I am Music. 1 Miss Barbara Miller, Indiana State Uni- versity B.S., M.S., music, middle school boys ' chorus 2 Mrs. Irene Evett, Wayne State College B.A., middle school vocal music 3 Pep band players employ pucker power. 4 Mr. Thomas T. Clark, American Con- servatory of Music M.M., Indiana Uni- versity M.S., choral music, music theory 5 Mr. Stan Zaley, Butler University, Van- dercook University B.S., M.M., band, Con- cert Band, Marching Band, Pep Band, Stage Band 6 Altos chorale their vocal talents with a mountain ballad. 7 Displaying her multicolored rug is Theresa Hawkins, art projects student. 8 Ms. Beulah Seckinger, Art Institute, Uni- versity of Chicago B.A., M.A., art, Art Club sponsor 9 Mr. R.A. Gilbertson, University of Min- nesota B.S., M.A., art, art projects 10 Art students put the theories and tech- niques of painting and proportion to the test. Art evokes students ' aesthetic individuality If you would create something, you must be something. Goethe Art students had the option of taking Art I and II or advanced art, called art projects. Art 1 involved working with The quality of the imagination is to flow and not to freeze. Emerson basic lettering, printing sketch- ing, watercolor painting, pen and India ink, silk screening, and op- art. Art II covered metal, clay, and wood sculptures. Art projects was designed to give the students full opportunity to do whatever inspired them. Art projects instilled inde- pendence in the individual artist and promoted non-conforming creativity. The art department was also responsible for the beautiful scenery found at all of the plays and concerts during the year. Perspective 161 English courses vary Providing opportunities for stu- editor Joyce Pandak took lead of dents to learn to read, speak, and write more effectively, Gavit ' s English department offered three programs of required four-year English and seven elective courses. The regular English program provided a sound, workable background in vocabulary, gram- mar, and literature for. students not planning to continue their formal education after high school. The college preparatory program gave college-bound stu- dents advanced instruction to build their vocabulary with week- ly exerc ises master grammarian skills, practice 1 good composition tec hniques. and studv literature in depth The practical English program was designed to help students who have 1 not adequate- ly mastered language arts skills by detecting and correcting read- ing problems and reinforcing existing knowledge so as to ex- pand the student ' s ability. Perhaps the most beneficial preparation for college-bound students was the 1 six.-week refer- ence mini-course that depart- ment head Mrs. Angela Penny taught. College prep students learned to do independent re- search by making descriptive ref- erence cards for over fifty refer- ence 1 books. Although a very time-consuming project, this course has been acclaimed by students who benefitted from it in c ollege. A student c ould selec t anv of the 1 three fnglish programs he 1 tell would best benefit him It his de- sire ' s and interests changed, he 1 was free try swile h to another pro- gram the following year Gavit s two publications staffs from si KOI I and I IJTURA made up two c o c urric ular English elec - live courses Mr Donald Kope- nec was the adviser for the two groups who learned the funda- mentals of creative 1 ' |t urnalisir. The Sc ROI.I put out t en month lv newspapers under the direc - tion ot Ron Henry who had at- tended a valuable tive-vveek jour- nalism seminar at Northwestern Umveisitv last summer Yearbook the vibrant 1975 FUTURA, " The Rhythm of Life, " and six other staff members helped her teach new techniques that they had learned at an American Yearbook seminar at Quincy (Illinois) Col- lege last August. fverv man who knows how lo read has it in his | lower to magnifv, to multiple the wavs in whir h he exists, to make his hie lull si mtu anl and interesting. Alcfous Huxlev 162 Perspec live 4 Mr. Aram Daronatsy, Indiana University B.S., M.S., English, junior high Pep Cluh sponsor. 5 Miss M Fil gerald, Indiana University B.A., M.A., English, Chinese, Latin, sopho- more class sponsor. 6 Dan Hudnall and Kurt Werth prepare cards for a six-week reference course as part of senior college prep English. 7 Mrs. Shirley Franey, University of Iowa B.A., Indiana University M.S., language arts 8 Mrs. Barbara Hayes, Purdue University B.A., English, speech. Drill Team sponsor, senior high Pep Club sponsor. 9 Miss Susan M. Koscielniak, St. Joseph ' s College B.A., M.A., language arts, de- bate coach, Human Relations club spon- sor 10 Mr. Donald Kopenet , Quincy College B.A., English, mass media, SCROLL and FUTURA adviser, Cinema Studs Club sponsor 11 Mrs. Patric ia Gurnak, Ball Stale Univer- sity Purdue University B.S., English, Scrib- ner ' s Club sponsor. 1 Mrs. Rebecca Board, Indiana State Uni- versity B.S., English, Scribner ' s Club spon- sor, eighth grade c lass sponsor. 2 Mr. Carey L. Ec kard, Indiana University B.S., M.S., English, journalism, speech, sophomore class sponsor 3 Mass media students Debbie Richard- son, Ed Pawlus, and Ladena Felling zero in on an unknown subject during a f ilm study session in mass media c lass. Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures. Jessamyn West IN MEMORIAM All the world s a stage, And all the men and women merely players They have their exits and then entrant es And one man in his time plays many trails Shakespeare Mr. Roland Unkurt, an active and interested teacher at Gavit for over ten years, will not be forgotten by all who knew him as a teacher and friend. Unkurt, who had in earlier years been in charge of Speech Club and National Forensics League at Ga- vit, taught English, drama, and speech. Later responsibilities in- cluded sponsor of the Drama Club, Usherette ' s, Mime Troupe, and International Thespian So- ciety. As Dramatics Instructor, ho staged many successful produc- tions, which brought both humor and melodrama to the Gavit stage. His last production was " A Distant Bell, " in May of 1974 Perspoc live th ( Electives cultivate student interest Included in the English depart- ment were speech, developmen- tal reading, and mass media. Newest of these three electives was the one-semester mass media class. Now completing its second year, mass media studied mass communications including photography, advertising, news- paper journalism, and electronic media consisting of film, televi- sion and radio. One major unit of the course was devoted to film study. The students were presented a short history of film as well as viewing and discussing films ranging from “The Great Train Robbery " to " Flash Gordon. " After each mov- ie the students analyzed and dis- cussed each film ' s setting, dia- logue, actors, and plot as film literature. Projects included student- made films, a short research pa- per, and slide-sound presenta- tions. Also unique in this class was the making of a news broad- cast via the A.V. video-tape ma- chine. Guests were invited to see a presentation of the best of these projects. It was hoped that through the study of print media, students gained interest in joining school publication staffs. Under the direction of Gavit ' s new drama coach, Mrs. Margarite Macey, the drama department of- fered many exciting opportuni- ties for dramatists. Drama nd stagecraft classes learned all about the artistic and technical aspects of ’he theater. Students pantomimed and por- trayed characters and studied theater history, stage technology, staging, vocal techniques, set. construction, lighting, sound sys- tems, business management, cos- tumes, and properties. Besides teaching the two class- es, Mrs. Macey directed plays and supervised usherettes, the Mime Troupe, and Thespians Honor So- ciety. She was very enthusiastic about spreading interest in the theatrical arts, and gave free per- formances and did charity work, by organizing a group that did 164 Perspective free puppet snows and other per- formances at elementary schools, hospitals, old people ' s homes and the Woodmar Mall. The year was a busy one, but added fun to the atmosphere at Gavit. Another course offered to any student who wants to improve in reading ability is developmen- tal reading. Participants are ex- pected to increase skills noticably. Speech class covered such in- teresting areas as impromptu, for- mal, informative, and persuasive speaking to aid students in public speaking. 1 Miss Dalia Malciauskas, Northern Illi- nois University B.S., M.S., English, Stu- dent Council sponsor. 2 Mrs. Angela Penny, Indiana University B.A. M.S., English, English department head 3 Mrs. Jeanne W. Moll, Indiana Univer- sity A.B., Purdue University M.S., English, Senior National Honor Society sponsor 4 Miss Kathleen Merkel, Southern Illi- nois University B.S., English, Modern Dance Club sponsor 5 Demonstration speech on the subject of woodcraft is presented by speech stu- dent Brian VonAlmen. 6 Participants in English III class find ad- ventures in literature absorbing while they concentrate on reading assignment. 7 Mr. Edward Troy, Ball State University B.S., M.A., English, head swim coach 8 Mrs. Gayle Kosalko, Clarke College B.A., language arts. Forensics Team spon- sor 9 Mrs. S. Sampson, Arkansas AM N B.S., Indiana University M.S., English, develop- mental reading 10 Mrs. Marge Macey, Indiana State Uni- versity B.S., English, drama, stagecraft, Thespians sponsor. Mime Troupe spon- sor, Usherettes sponsor 11 Mr. John F. Quinn, Purdue University B.S., English, football coach, soccer coach, Lettermen ' s Club sponsor 12 Dramatists Jim Blumenhagen, Sue An- dree, Laurie Sefto n, and Dave Mysliwiec stage a little action in drama class. Perspective 165 Lingual activities many Two students who became teachers enhanced cultural activi- ties of foreign language classes this year. French and German culture was brought back to language classrooms by Joy Jankowski and was the destination of many Spanish students during spring vacation. French students were true c ulture gourmets as they re- lished fine culinary delights at a French restaurant, feasted on French art at the Chicago Art In- Randy Van Vynckt, who studied two months in Europe 1 with the I.U. Honors Program for Foreign Language ' s. Having lived with a foreign family and attended a foreign school with no English spoken those eight weeks, Jov and Ranch were able to help Ga- vit students better understand grammar and literature of France and Germany Joy also taught as- pects of historical and modern French culture, and Randy gave German students a better under- standing of life in Deutschland Several projects added tea the foreign cultural refinement of language students. Spanish, French, and German Clubs all constructed Homecoming floats characteristic of each culture. Spanish and French students wrote and produc ed video-taped skits in the winter, and Mexico stitute, and savored plans to visit the French-speaking province of Quebec , Canada Home ec classes mixed Mixed classes added a new in- gredient to this year ' s foods c lass. Both boys and girls mixed their batter as well as their talents while preparing breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Sew what? A line skirt, jumper, pleated skirt, and shirtwaist dress were just a few examples of what Clothing I and II seamstresses constructed. Clothing III and IV students were given a bit more freedom with patterns and fab- rics; their projects included a for- mal dress and child ' s garment While studying the redesigning and restyling of worn or outdated garments, Clothing V and VI classes had students making bath- ing suits and manv types of lin- gerie . Home management, family liv ing, and home nursing, all one- semester course ' s, were de vised to bette r students ' skills in do- mestic management and care tor familv members. Co-educational foods classes were enjovable and be neficial because students could partici- pate in real-life situations Per- haps next year will bring us co- ed sewing, home nursing and familv living as well man, foreign language department head. Homecoming committee c hairman 3 Miss Sara Kalona, Purdue University B.A., Spanish, Spanish Club sponsor 4 Linguist Richard Holeman is lopped off with a beret by Miss Zlotnik during Freni h lesson 5 Mrs. Leslie Keller, Indiana University B.A., Spanish, Spanish Club sponsor, freshman c lass sponsor 6 Ms. Laura K. Relherford, Indiana Uni- versity A.B., M.S., German, German Club sponsor 7 Mrs. Deborah Osterhout, Russell Sage College B.A., Spanish, cheerleading spon- sor 8 An all-German maga ine, " der Roller, " is the subject of intent readers in Gor- man 5. 9 Julie Pa dur and Anita Mauty ’ seaming- ly " patch up their material differenc os. 10 Mrs. Loretta Schneider, Indiana Uni- versity M.S., clothing, boys’ foods. Sew- ing Club 11 Miss B.R Roberson, Ball State l. ' nivei- Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate. sity B.S., business English, foods 12 Mrs. Mary Jo Mi Morrow, Marshall Uni- Emily Dickinson versity B.S., Indiana State University M S , foods, nutrition, home nursing, clothing 13 Home economics students Pam Zer- kel and Dave Pineda cook up a storm 1 Miss Marcel Zlotnik, Indiana University in co-ed foods c lass. B.A., French, senior high French Club sponsor 2 Mr. Martin Hunt, University of Evans- ville B.A., Indiana University M.S., Ger- Perspei rue 187 Physical ed builds sound bodies minton, tennis, and track and field. Girls of all grade levels par- ticipated in each of these sports, except soccei and dancing, un- der the auspices of G.A.A. intra- murals. Mr. A. Thompson, Mr. Wagner, and Mr. Life combined to instruct boys who played flag football, volleyball, basketball, and soft- ball. Boys also competed individ- ually in wrestling, weight train- ing, handball, swimming, gym- nastics, and track and field to im- prove their athletic skills. Hand- ball was the only boys ' sport of- fered intramurally. Gavit ' s P.E. program was not for physical improvement alone, but also attempted to demon- strate good teamwork and sport- manship. Gavit ' s physical education de- partment complemented acade- mics in providing a well-rounded education for Gladiators. P.E. pro- grams were designed to help stu- dents develop a sound body so that they could perform better in scholastic areas. All freshmen participated in team and individual sports in their gym classes, besides doing jumping jacks, sit-ups, push-ups and other exercises. These activi- ties taught students how to achieve physical fitness and de- velop athletic skills that make physical work-outs more enjoy- able. Miss Kelly and Mrs. Estep gave their gym students exposure to fifteen areas of sport. Girls prac- ticed team work with soccer, field hockey, flag football, volleyball, basketball, and softball. They worked also to improve their skills in bowling, table tennis, folk and modern dancing, tumbling and gymnastics, swimming, bad- The only place where ends meet now- adays is on the football field. 1 Mr. Earl V. Thompson, University of Illinois B.S., M.S., physical education, ath. direct. 2. Miss Margaret E. Kelly, Marquette Uni- versity Purdue University B.S., M.S., phy- sical education, G.A.A. sponsor, field hoc- key, volleyball, basketball, track coach 3 Mrs. Sondra Estep, Indiana University B.S., M.S., physical education 4 Linda Meier reaches for the sky as she anticipates return of volleyball. 5 Miss Caryle Feddeler, Northern Illi- nois University B.S., M.S., social studies, P.E., M.S. activities. 6 Mr. Ben Life, Indiana University B.S. swimming, P.E., tennis, wrestling 7 Mr. Wayne R. Wagner, Ball State Uni- versity B.S., M.A., M.S. football, P.E., bas- ketball, varsity shop 168 Perspective 1 Government students enjoy an idle mo- ment. 2 Miss E. Diane Clinton, Houghton Col- lege B.A., University of Buffalo M.A., so- ciology, government, social studies chair- woman 3 Mrs. Mary Concialdi, Southeast Missou- ri State College, University of Wisconsin, Indiana University B.S., M.A., U.S. history World covered in-depth Updated with new textbooks this year, the social studies de- partment continued educating students with geography, world history, U.S. history, government, and economics, furthering their knowledge of our world. 4 Mr. Budd Ballou, Indiana State Univer- ity, Indiana University B.S., M.S., U.S. his- tory, wrestling coach, track coach, fresh- man football coach 5 Mr. Tom Chintis, University of San Fran- cisco B.S., U.S. history, assistant basket- ball coach Geography, a freshman class required for general business ex- amined the cultures of North, Central, and South America. Eas- tern hemisphere cultures such as Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Mid.- dle and Far East were discussed in Geography I. In both semes- ters economic and physical fea- tures of the areas were stressed. All sophomores were required to have two semesters of world history. The first semester focused on prehistoric, ancient and medieval times. Civilizations from both East and West were includ- ed, stressing the development and contributions of each of the major civilizations. World History II dealt with everything from the beginning of modern history to the world we know today. Differ- ent types of government were discussed, placing emphasis on the background and the study of these concepts in comparison to today ' s world problems. Juniors gained knowledge of economic, political, diplomatic and social history up until the late nineteenth century in U.S. History I. During the second se- mester the students concentrated on the twentieth century, learn- ing how the U.S. became a g reat and powerful nation. 0 In government seniors learned about the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the gov- ernment, and the importance of each in today ' s society. Seniors also met with the challenge of economics. This course explained the basics of the business world, such as stocks and bonds, income tax, and the simple everyday transactions which are a part of everyone ' s future. The social studies department exposed students to different and interesting cultures, besides giv- ing them more insight into our culture. History is the transformation of tumultu- ous conquerors into silent footnotes. Eldridge Perspective 169 I 1 Mr. Tom Shimala, Indiana Slate Univer- sity B.A. social studies, high school Pep Club sponsor. 2 Mr. Gerald V. Rouse, Indiana University B.S., M S., geography 3 Mr. Auther L. Thompson, Indiana Uni- versity B.S. world history, M.S. football, basketball coach 4 Kevin Werth cringes as Mr. Chintis shows U.S. history students early Ameri- can punishment. Options offered students j Mr. Kenneth N. Petyo, University of Tennessee B.S., world history, world geo- graphy, eighth grade class sponsor 6 Mark Pawlowski examines news articles, a requirement in Mr. Swanson ' s econo- mics class, before handing them in. 7 Mr. Tim Russell, Butler University A.B., Indiana University M.S., economics, world history, head basketball coach, golf coach 8 Mr. Thomas Zygmunt, Ball State Univer- sity B.S., M.A., social studies, geography, junior class sponsor, Coin Club sponsor 9 Mr. Ronnie Whitcombe, Indiana State University B.A., M.A., history Contemporary history, sociol- ogy, psychology, far eastern his- tory, and history of the South were the five one-semester courses offered optionally in the social studies area. Contemporary history involved research projects and library study about historical events that occurred after World War II. Stu- dents also discussed the sports, art, music, styles, and other is- sues of today. Sociology had students making questionnaires to find out others ' reactions to current issues such as alcoholism, drug abuse, and police brutality. Psychology work included case histories of a bizarre human be- havior, as students studied the innermost problems of the com- plex human mind. One such case concerned a small boy, who became a me- chanical human with no emo- tions, because of problems dur- ing his early childhood. Far eastern history students learned about past and present problems of Asiatic countries such as China and Japan. Panda bears, ping pong matches, and Great Wall tours that have brought us closer to Asian coun- tries were amon g diplomatic de- tente ' discussed. In history of the South, students learned the historical background of the southern States. Study be- gan with the first southern settle- jnents, including Jamestown and Williamsburg, and proceeded to present social changes in the South. Social studies electives were designed to give interested stu- dents a better understanding of other people in relation to them- selves, and of the world in gen- eral. 10 Mr. Jerry Woodard, Indiana State Uni- versity B.S., M.S., world history, cross country coach, assistant baseball coach 11 Mrs. Karen Kroczek, Indiana Univer- sity M.A., government, psychology 12 Mr. John Swanson, Colorado State Uni- versity, Stanford University B.S., M.A., economics, contemporary history, far eastern history, U.S. history 13 Miss Louise Williams, Southeast Mis- souri State College B.S., social studies, geography Perspective 171 172 Advertising H ■ " FOUR DOORS TO SECURITY r f SECURITY FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION OF LAKE COUNTY WiNlMUM MttMOK tr Joyce Pandak, Perry Ferrini Main Office 4518 Indpls. 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HAMMOND, INDIANA PHONE 931-3800 Advertising 175 Cunningham, Realtors, Inc. 1739 Ridge Road Munster, Indiana Lake County Glass 2311 165th Street Hammond, Ind. John Juranovich, Bill Burdeau Calumet Cycle Sales 6817 Calumet Ave. Yamaha Motorcycles SHUTKO ' S Auto Service " Best in Automotive Repairs " 7308 Kenndy Ave. 844-9869 176 Advertising Quality Foods Economic Prices Dan Hudnall Woodmar Jewelers 7012 Indianapolis Blvd Hammond, Ind. Kathy Madvek, Sue Manus As You Like It Gift Shoppe 6832 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond, Indiana Candles, Hand Crafted Gifts and Craft Supplies Jeff Ossanna, Tina Mazany u | A y , ■ jaH [j ’3 Advertisement 177 ' laiqa ' Flono Karen Jankowski, Mark Cooley, Peggy Callahan, Rich Korem Barton ' s Pizzeria " Home of the Neopolitan Pizza " 6817 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond, Indiana High School is a waste of time . . . . unless you find a job that turns you on and makes good use of your education. Inland Steel wants only people who want to use everything they’ve learned in high school— and strongly desire to grow person- ally and in their chosen field. Inland’s future growth depends on the creativity and productivity of its people. If you want a really challenging opportunity to contribute —with the rewards and responsibil- ities that go with it Inland wants to talk to you. INLAND STEEL COMPANY We need action-seeking graduates for opportunities in clerical . . . production . . . technical . . . and craft apprenticeship areas. Think it over. If you have high aspirations and a good high school record, take time to find out about a career with us. See: Your School Counselor or Employment Representatives of Inland’s Personnel Department Indiana Harbor Works - 3210 Watling Street East Chicago, Indiana An equal opportunity employer 178 Advertising ’ n ,nd ' ana Public Service Cc Nancy Perry Helene Juratich Johann — O ' Rourke, Inc. Bowling, Billiard, Golf and Tennis Supplies 6942 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond, Indiana Maruszczak Sausage Inc. 1131 — 169th Street Hammond, Indiana Maxines Ceramic ' s 6829 Hohman Ave. Hammond, Indiana Jersey Maid Ice Cream 4641 Hohman Ave. Hammond, Indiana Peoples Federal Savings and Loan Association Home Office 4902 I nd pis. East Chicago, Ind. 397-5010 Woodmar Branch 7135 Indpls. Hammond, Ind. 844-7210 Independence Hill 7915 Taft Merrillville, Ind. 769-8453 Heather Harrigan Nipsco — energy to enjoy exciting todays and build better tomorrows Advertising 179 Best Taco and Root Beer In Town Kurt Werth, Maurice Klefeker Ribordy Drug ' s 2633 169th Hammond, Indiana Ron Korpella, Nancy Dykiel Patty Cake Bakery 1401 173rd. St. John Bachman, Mark Bearby, Jim Michels, Tim Towasnicki, Jeff Ossanna A W Drive-O-Matic 7206 Calumet Ave. Barbara Lloyd, Carol Chivington Vierk ' s Hessville Furniture 6727 Kennedy Hammond, Indiana A charter member of the Gavit Booster Club urges you to support our Gladiators! Advertising 181 Marty Jacobsen, Elaine Connell Mercantile National Bank of Indiana 7250 Indianapolis Blvd. " Good Luck to All " Woodmar Mobil Service 167th Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond, Indiana 844-8002 Frank Cavrilos, Scott Opasik House of Pizza 7008 Indianapolis Blvd mitMl REALTY CO 9 AM ILY 9A.M T Kaye Roach Realty 7027 Calumet Ave. 3135 45th Street Hammond, Indiana 182 Advertising 3 locations to serve you V i u q t ci 6529 Columbia Ave. 1830 45th St. Munster Ridge Road and Stateline Kurt Werth, Kathy Madvek, Nancy Polys Madvek ' s Vienna Red Hots 6923 Calumet Avenue Mike Callahan yfpnold f ukion. f i men. WOODMAR SHOPPING CENTER 6618 Indianapolis Boulevard — Hammond, Indiana 46324 Open Daily 10-9, Saturday 10-5:30, Sunday 12-5 844-0080 Juliane Oresko, Joanne Shevchenko Lewin ' s Dresses Tresses 7205 Indianapolis Instant cheeseburgers. Also very fast Big Macs, French Fries, soft drinks, shakes and apple pies. You don ' t have much lime. So we hurry. 7443 Indianapolis Blvd Hammond, Indiana 169th St. Nebraska Ave Hammond, Indiana 3927 Ridge Rd. Highland, Ind. 515 Ridge Rd Munster, lnd Advertising 185 CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 1975 ■ ' .« AMERICAS STEAK EXPERT Shop Delightful Delock ' s 6829 Hohman Ave. America ' s most misunderstood soft drink. But not for long MAYOR JOSEPH E. KLEN Congratulations and Best Wishes HILL ' S HAMMOND TIMES AGENCY 6804 Kennedy Ave. MR. STEAK 378 6525 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond. Ind. 4- Waitress Service 4- Businessmans Luncheons 4- Chicken, Shrimp and Seafood 4- Sandwiches Cathie Rosinski, Cindy Gonzales, Kevin Augustyn, Roxanne Zbikow- ski, Donna Rutledge Rick Fields, Jim Saltanovitz Charlotte Boling, Linda Lee Foster There ' s one in your area. 186 Advertising E2D Donna Kugler, Melanie Kujawa, Diane Thorpe, Ed Pawlus ARBY ' S A Sandwich to fit Your Size 7343 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond, Indiana 845-0700 Super Regular Junior Cheese New Dining Room facilities available Advertising 187 Rich Korem and Craig Lucht Joe Hirsch 6542 Woodmar Shopping Center Hammond, Indiana 845-7500 caf Muffler Shops Bethann McCoy STATE FARM INSURANCE ® For Auto, Life, Health, Home, or Business . . . State Farm is All You Need to Know About Insurance. A.P. Davis Sports 4532 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond, Indiana Dalton ' s Funeral Home 6955 Southeastern Ave. Hammond, Ind. Mark Cross 188 Advertising Every Child Needs You 3 V Si: PTA PTSA The Donald E. Gavit PTSA Congratulates the class o f 1975 . V. ? " Rl. !LL ' WE BUY -AL ESTATE ' •PPRAISAl.S :f= - jg 1 m Michelle Kish Hallmark Realty Co. 2221 169th St. 845-1619 The Yearbook Staff of Donald E. Gavit High School would like to express its appreciation to all the merchants and businessmen who supported the 1975 Futura. Advertising 189 Advertising 191 1975 FUTURA STAFF — ROW 1: J. Pandak. ROW 2: J. Oresko, C. Opasik, C. Litton, K. Glad, R. Van Vynckt, D. Yokovich, K. Ganz, R. Henry. ROW 3: W. Carle, L. Ihnat, C. Blaine, N. Hoffman, L. Foster. ROW 4: P. Bednar, E. Stephens, J. Myslive, J. Yarusinsky l! Kohut, M. Stevens, Y. Hemphill. Although this is the end of the 1975 Futura it is the beginning of new ideas for the 1976 Futura. Alot of serious effort and time has been spent on production of this year ' s book. There have been happy moments, sad mo- ments, as well as moments of frustration and anxiety. Being the editor of the 1975 Futura was an unforgettable experience for me as well as many others. I have learned alot about people — especially the members of my staff. Many times I didn ' t have enough confidence in them but they proved that I was wrong. Nobody can imagine the pride I felt during the first publications assembly. We have faced many problems, such as missing pictures, lost copy sheets, and early dead- lines. We learned that the only way to solve a problem is to face it and be willing to work. All the late nights we have spent in Room 216 have really been worth it. I would like to thank everyone for all the help they have given in making the ' 75 Futura a success. I would like to thank the Gavit faculty and the custodial staff for all their patience in the entire staff. Our special thanks to Mr. Harry Dudzik, he was there when we needed him. Also Mrs. Pat Lindemann our American Yearbook representative who came to our aid and helped us a great deal. My great appreciation goes to my parents for letting me spend so much time in yearbook. I don ' t know where to begin in thanking the entire staff and Mr. Kopenec. Everyone worked so hard. I really don ' t know how they put up with me. An editor can ' t ask for a better staff and adviser. I wish Kim Ganz and Diane Yokovich the best of luck with the 1976 Futura. THANKS AGAIN EVERYONE!!! Joyce Pandak, Editor-in-Chief 1975 FUTURA Editor — Joyce Pandak 192 Staff Photographer — Harry Dudzik. Underclass Editors — BOTTOM: Jeanne My- slive. TOP: Juliane Oresko. Advisor — Mr. Donald Kopenec. Engrossed in thought, Mary Stevens searches for an inspiring quote to use in her section. Queen Gravit Wendy Carle prepares to admonish " Gavitlings " to " take back your backward yearbooks " . MM MM MM « ' ♦ ♦ MM i t m ' • ' ««» i t M ♦♦ ♦ (♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ■)(( ( ««» (( ( »(««( v v v mu m -V jVh ? » t f f ft f | r vXv.v.v vlv.v.w ( I ♦ CM. ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ I ♦♦ ' ♦♦♦ 1 if ifj IMIMM f ? T ' .V.V.VA V. ♦ ♦ A M ♦ ♦V ? V 7 ♦♦.» w ys . ♦ V V V ♦ ♦ V V awav 5 WXv Yrfffi If t mV V 1 ♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦ Copy Writers and Editor FROM LEFT: Cathy Opasik, Elaine Stephens, Wendy Carle (Copy Editor), Nancy Hoffman, Joan Yarusinky. Staff 193 Sports Editors — STANDING: Diane Yo kovich. SITTING: Mary Stevens. Index Staff — Laura Kohut, Yvonne Hemphill. The 1975 FUTURA Staff consisted of three returning members and 21 eager to learn rookies. Sometimes heard over the hard work, was the laughter and fun of accomplishing deadlines: From the " PUB " came such unique moments as: •Here Pam, rip it. No don ' t Pam-m-m, I meant rip out the carbon paper! 5 down — 39 to go. •Oh my song, shhh be quiet you guys. Hey wait a minute, that ' s not my song! •15 down — 29 to go. We ' ll leave before 6:00 p.m. )oyce . . . Panda Bear . . . Puttums . . . Chief Running Mouth . . . Pandakski . . . just plain Joyce. •Here come the Big Macs — clear the table. •20 down — 24 to go. •Elaine, you dummy, you put the carbon in backwards! •Go Wendy. Wendy! Wendy! ! Wendy!!! Would you get out of here! •Hey, do my antennas look alright? •Elaine and Cathy, get in here. You ' re already 10 minutes late! •Nimble fingers . . . Ruthie . . . Bed- knobs . . . chump . . . Wonder Wo- man Wendy. 40 down — 4 to go. We ' ll be home by 9:00 p.m. 1 think we might make it home by 10:30 p.m. •We ' re finished! Finally!!! School Lite Editors — Pam Bednar, Ron Henry. Organization Editors — Kym Ganz, Linda Foster. Jim Zajdel, Sports Editor, hands advertising copy to Business Managers Christy Blaine and Sharon Gluth. 194 Staff Photo Editor — Lori Ihnat. Academic Editors — Kris Clad, Randy Van Vynckt. Invading the October 29 Publications assembly were the Gravits of the Futura: (FRONT) Y. Hemphill, ). Yarusinsky, L. Foster, N. Hoffman. (BACK) M. Stevens, C. Opasik, W. Carle, D. Yokovich, L. Kohut. Staff 195 Abney, Arthur 140 ACARBUIUT, MRS. CARLA 157 Adams, Charles % Adams, Jim 14, 49,96,117 Adams, Nancy 82, 90, 96 Aldridge, Sally 89, 140 Ally, Robin 86, 126 Almada, John 20, 34, 133 Amick, Ann 126 Amick, Gregg 140, 33 Anderson, Chuck 34, 80, 81, 133 Anderson, Donald 140 Anderson, Donna 84, %, 140 Anderson, Donna 169 Anderson, Janice 129 Anderson, Karen 23, 90, 133 Andis, John 140 Andree, Susan 140, 165 Andres, Sherri 133 Archie, Michael 4, 19, 126 ARMINTROUT, MISS JOANNE 148 Arney, Evelyn 82 Arnold, Cindy 126 Arnold, Jerrie 140 Arnold, James 126 Arrenholz, Alan 140 Arrenholz, Steven 96 Ashlock, Debra 133 Atzhorn, Carol 89, 126 Augustyn, Kevin 52, 56, 71, 75, 79, 84, 85, 86, 126,186,47,69 Ayala, Robert 34, 133 Babic, Michael 96 Bach, Gregory % Bachmann, John 29, 96, 172, 181 Bailey, Maureen 133 Bajusz, Timothy 74, 96, 94, 31, 30, 51, 81, 121 Baker, Donald 21, 140 Balch, Leigh 140 Ballon, Jeffery 133 BALLOU, MR. BUD 21, 169, 25 Ballou, Susan 133, 165 Balzer, Chris 96 BANAS, MR. NORMAN 158 Banka, Karen 96 Banks, Jean 133 Banvard, Navy 126 Barley, Ron 133 Barrell, Wendy 133 Barrera, Nora 133 Bartnik, Debra 90, 96 Basham, Rhonda 82, 140 Basham, Robin 82, 140 Batchelor, Charles 140 Batchelor, Kenneth 96 Batchelor, Mark 87, 126 Bauer, Russell 126 Baugh, Melinda 126 Baxter, Stephany 87, 96 Beal, Charles 126 Bearby, Mark 10, 29, 40, 41, 47, 63, 96, 172,181 Beardsley, Dan 83, 140 Beardsley, Mark 82, 126 Bechtel, Stephen 12, 27, 74, 80, 81, 92 97 117,119 Beck, Patti 132, 133 Becker, Cheryl 16, 23, 84, 85, 86, 126 Beckman, Evelyn 78, 126 Bednar, Pamela 126, 192, 194 Bedocs, Andrew 133 Bedocs, Kenneth 140 Bell, Tamala 10, 84, 140 Beno, Jeanne 140 Benirschke, Chuck 19, 40, 46, 133, 25 Benirschke, Peggy 86, 126 Benko, Gayle 126 Benton, Randy 133 Bergner, Edward 140 Bergstrom, Carl 34, 67, 97 Berkley, Dorinda 126 Berwanger, Richard 140 Berwanger, Susan 89, 97 Betustak, Jefferey 126 Beverly, Glen 133, 26 Beverly, Gurseal 17 Beverly, Rickey 84, 97 Biancardi, Margaret 97, 95 Biancardi, Patti 62, 133, 43 Biancardi, Robert 18, 19, 28, 34, 126 Biederstadt, Maris 126 Bieker, David 126 Bielat, Rose 80, 84, 140 196 Index Bigelow, Ronald 4, 19, 40, 126 Bisbee, Daniel 97 BLACK, MJSS ZELDA 149 Blaine, Christy 74, 84, 85, 97, 192, 194 Blastic, Michelene 97, 95 Blastic, Richard 21, 138, 139, 140, 23 Bledsoe, Kari 82, 88, 140 Bledsoe, Kirk 84, 97 Blumenhagen, James 63, 88, 97, 165 Blummer, Debra 140 BOARD, MRS. REBECCA 162 BOBOWSKY, MR. STANLEY 154 Bobrowski, Daniel 140, 33 Bobrowski, David 77, 97 Bocian, Tom 126 Bodnar, Carol 72, 133 Bodney, Karen 126 Boldin, Bonnie 86, 87, 97 Boldin, Lori 82, 89,140 Bolek, Cheryl 89, 140 Boling, Charlotte 186 Bond, Randy 13, 93, 97, 94, 121 Bonnell, Cecil 97 Bonnell, Katherine 140 Bonnell, Ronald 40, 126, 31, 30 Borgetti, Linda 80, 126 Borgetti, Lucille 97 Borgetti, William 80, 81, 140 Borgman, Amy 72, 98 Bosley, Carolyn 140 Bosley, Nancy 86, 131, 133 Bossinger, Alice 87, 98 Bowers, Michael 140 BOWERS, MRS. OZELL 149 Boyd, Melvin 98, 147 Boyer, Kenneth 98 Boyer, Susanne 17, 28, 133, 43 Boykin, Christina 140 Brach, Joseph 73, 133, 134 Brach, Walter 126 Bradley, Diana 98 Bradley, Toni 133 Bratton, Daniel 82, 98 BRAUER, MR. ERWIN 158 Breidenbaugh, John 47, 98, 117, 51 BRETSCHNEIDER, MR. JOHN 152 Brill, Martha 140 Brock, Michael 6 Brock, Paul 80, 81,98,160, 37 Brogdon, Sandy 10 Brogdon, William 140 Brothers, Kathryn 140 Brown, Kurt 12, 19, 126 Bruno, Mark 98 BRUSH, MR. PAUL 40,41,157 Bryant, Robert 140 Budrean, Micheal 126 Budreau, Timothy 39, 126 Buksar, Cindy 61, 88, 98, 95 Bunde, Edward 126 Bunn, Nancy 89, 133 Burdeau, William 70, 126, 173, 176 Burdyl, John 19, 132,133, 32 Burfield, Timothy 98, 169 Burgess, DeEtta 98 Burns, James 133 Burns, Janene 126 Burns, Russell 140 Butler, Debbie 140 Byers, Christina 126 Byrd, Dale 140 Callahan, Janet 80, 86, 98, 140 Callahan, Margaret 72, 133, 178 Callahan, Michael 19, 38, 74, 92, 119, 25, 52, 121,46,156,185 Camp, Linda 71, 126 Campbell, Waynetta 133 Canada, Mary Beth 126, 175 Canada, Paul 140 Canale, Ralph 7, 19, 20, 126 Cantrell, Richard 8 Cantrell, Terry 140, 33 Cantwell, Cynthia 140 Carle, Wendy 16, 23, 28, 72, 77, 42, 192, 193, 195, 83,86, 93,126 Carman, Jaime 76, 133 Carpenter, Brad 133 Carpenter, Janice 98 Carpenter, Judy 140 Carroll, Suzanne 89, 90, 98 Carter, April 72, 133 Carter, Jimmy 88, 99 Carter, Lorraine 126 Carter, Susan 82, 83, 89, 126, 160 Cataldi, Mary Anne 131, 133, 43 Chalmers, Cynthia 140 Chalmers, Donald 126 Chalmers, Donna 126 Chang, Craig 140 Chant, Denise 133 Chant, James 126 Chapman, Gerald 140 Chapman, Lisa 126 Charnekar, Anita 53, 52, 56, 74, 95, 82, 85, 99, 46, 117 Chenault, James 21, 140 Chernek, Cindy 126 Chernek, George 140 Cherven, John 140 Chesser, R icky 133 Chiaro, Donald 126 Chinn, Dennis 99 CHINTIS, MR. TOM 147, 169 Chivington, Carol 72, 74, 86, 99, 119, 173, 181 Chivington, Cathleen 84, 88, 140 Chivington, Cheryl 126 Chorba, Thomas 33, 140 Chudy, Joseph 82, 99, 46, 117, 94 Cichocki, Crystal 140 Cichocki, Gary 126 Cichocki, Jill 99 Cieslak, Jeff 140 CLAIR, MISS WILMA 148 Clapp, John 133 Clark, Robert E. 21, 140 Clark, Robert M. 140, 33 Clark, Susan 62, 72, 83, 133, 160 CLARK, MR. THOMAS 160 Clark, Yvonne 99 CLAUSEN, MR. RICHARD 60, 159 Clifton, Mary 133 CLINTON, MISS DIANE 169 Cofer, Robert 14, 24, 99, 47, 117, 25, 51, 181 Coff, Michael 133 Collins, Judith 140 Collins, Timothy 99 Combs, Andy 40 CONCIALDI, MRS. MARY 169 Conn, Joseph 21, 140 Connell, Elaine 84, 90, 124, 125, 126, 182 Conrad, Teresa 80, 140 Cooley, Carey 140 Cooley, Mark 16, 40, 41, 89, 93, 126, 178, 31, 30 Cooley, Richard 133 Cordero, Magdalena 17, 84, 90, 126 Cordero, Margie 17, 28, 70, 73, 140 Core, James 126 CORNELL, MRS. RITA 152 Cottrell, David 140 Courtney, Colleen 89, 126 Courtney, Jean 80, 133 Courtney, Karen 14, 88, 90, 99 Craft, Patricia 133 Craft, Rebecca 87, 99 Craig, Nancy 140, 43 Cristwell, James 99 Cristwell, Mike 126, 47 Cross, David 140 Cross, Dayna 133 Cross, Joy 89, 99 Cross, Mark 140, 178, 37 Crowley, Marilyn 126 Cryer, Jeannie 140 Csonka, Christopher 133, 3 Cubit, Kathleen 126 Cubit, Peter 140 Cummings, Susan 140 Cunningham, Tammie 133 Cunningham, Timothy 21, 140, 33 Curtis, Christopher 140 Curtis, Gary 46, 83, 133 Czerwinski, Don 126 Dankanich, Ruth 74, 79, 99, 119 Dankenbring, Lyle 21, 140, 31 Danko, David 21, 141 DARONATSY, MR. ARAM R. 162 Davidson, William 126 Davis, Dan 2,16,73,133 Davis, Debra 71, 127, 151 Davis, Donna 86, 87, 89, 100 Davis, Kenneth 141 Davis, LaMont 87, 89 Davis, Mike 127 Davis, Patricia 141 Dean, Dennis 133 DeBoer, Jeannine 80, 133, 147 DeBruler, Greg 19, 40, 133, 32 DeBruler, Marla 82, 141 Decrescenzo, Sally 133 Decrescenzo, Sarah 82, 141 Degnan, Timothy 61 Delaney, Laura 70, 90, 133 DELGRECO, MR. MARSHALL 153 Demos, Debra 133 Demkovich, Jack 133, 32 Denning, Joan 89, 127 Dennis, Mary 141 DESLER, MRS. BETSY 152 Detterline, Debra 100 DeVore, Larry 127, 37 Deweese, John 133 DillonXike 19, 124, 127 Grftlgs, Kevin 100 Dittrich, Cynthia 48, 72 74, 100, 169, 94 Dittrich, Debbie 71, 74, 75, 90, 95, 91, 100, 117 94 Dolak, Christine 133, 43 Donaghery, Mary 141 Donnely, Laura 127 Dorge, Gerlinda 127 Dorsey, Pamela 16, 23, 28, 88, 127, 42 Douthett, Kevin 80, 81, 83, 133 Douville, Kevin 127 Downey, Randy 100 Driscoll, Danny 100 Drudge, James 141 Duffala, David 127 Duffala, Michael 29, 141 Dufresne, James 127 Dunlap, Vaughan 34, 78, 127, 25, 26 Dust, Barbara 141 Dutz, Annette 133, 165 Dutz, Richard 141 Dykiel, Nancy 127, 181 Easton, Lisa 71, 80, 81, 141, 65, 43 Eberle, Richard 141 ECKARD, MR. CAREY 132, 162 Edens, James 127, 32 Edens, Sandra 100 Edmond, Trisa 141 Eggebrecht, Gregory 100 Ekdahl, Debra 88, 141 Eldridge, Pamela 73, 133 Ellis, Scott 133 Ellison, Carolyn 100 Ellison, Jacklyn 100 Ellison, Jeralyn 100 Ellison, Marilyn 100 Engle, Mary 133 Enslow, Eugene 100 Erb, Michael 127 Esgate, John 127, 37 Estep, Cheryl 82, 141 ESTEP, MRS. SANDRA 168 EVETT, MRS. IRENE 160 Faden, David 100 Falk, Daniel 27, 34, 71, 80, 81, 133 Falk, Dennis 160 Fannin, Robyn 127 Fantin, Laura 82, 141 Farkas, Cindy 83, 84, 88, 133, 160 Farkas, Gail 141 Farmer, Pamela 89, 127 Fatheree, LuAnn 71, 84, 85, 89, 127, 46, 51 Fatheree, William 21, 141, 26 Faulkner, Sheilia 141 FEDDELER, MISS CARYLE 168 Federoff, Jeff 125, 127 Felling, Ladena 52, 127, 162 Felling, Stephen 21, 141 Ferguson, Carmen 127 Ferguson, Marie 101 Ferguson, Randel 83, 133, 46 Ferguson, Timothy 127 Ferree, Jeffrey 127 Ferrini, Perry 12, 19, 34, 48, 92, 101, 172, 173, 174, 94, 95 Ferris, Mary 89, 131, 133, 43 Ferris, Nicky 127 Ferry, Joan 78, 101 Fetsch, Timothy 141 Fiala, Candyce 89, 90, 127 Fields, Richard 101, 117 Fields, Sandra M. 87, 101 FILAS, MISS CECILIA 155 Fink, Jodie 43, 82, 141 FITZGERALD, MISS MARGARET 132,162 Fivecoat, Danny 127 Fivecoat, Greg 141 Flagg, Dean 19, 133 Flint, John 101 Flint, Maura 133 Flores, Leroy 127 Flores, Vicki 141 Fogarty, Claudia 133 Fogarty, Gerilyn 101 Fogarty, Teresa 86, 89, 127 Foor, Chris 133 Fornari, Patrick 127 Foshee, Patrick 141 Foster, Linda Lee 56, 83, 85, 86, 89, 127, 170, 186,192,195,194 Foster, Melinda 134 Foster, Michelle 127 Foster, Scott 141 Francis, Jannette 141 FRANEY, MRS. SHIRLEY 163 Franklin, Maverick 89, 127 Frederick, Bill 19, 134 FREDERICKS, MISS SHIRLEY 149 Freels, H.J. 3, 21,24,141,25,26 Friedrich, Gary 141 Frye, Cynthia 134 Frye, Dorene 6, 71, 90, 91, 127 Frye, Lorene 23, 71, 90, 91, 127 Frye, Mark 83, 134 Fulkerson, Twila 84, 141 Fullgraf, Jim 134, 26 Fullgraf, Sharron 4, 5, 35, 95, 42, 120, 88, 89 90,101,117, 51 Fuque, Joseph 101 Furman, Ronald 157, 117 F urman, Susan 127 Gadberry, Allan B. 101 Gadberry, Anita 141 Gadberry, Kristie 127 Gale, Kimberly 134 Gallagher, Dale 127 Galovic, Cynthia 89, 141 Galovich, Danny 141 Galovich, Nick 134 Gamez, Patricia 72, 141 Gamez, Theresa 11, 127 Ganz, Kym 89, 127, 192, 195, 194 Ganz, Mark Allan 101 Ganz, Michelle 141, 184 Garcia, David 141 Garcia, Dora 127 Garcia, Ray 134 Gargano, Laura 134 Gargano, Lynda Marie 101 Garmon, Matthew 142 Gavrilos, Andrew 127, 26 Gavrilos, Frank 21, 138, 142, 26, 182 Geary, Laura 89, 127 Geary, Michael A. 73, 101, 31, 30, 181 Gederian, Barbara 80, 142 Gerber, Mark 40, 127 Geurts, Sharon 23, 70, 83, 89, 90, 91, 134, 160 Geurts, Susan 29, 70, 83, 89, 90, 91, 134, 160 Ghormley, ttrenda 142 Ghormley, Dennis 127 GILBERTSON, MR. REGINALD 161 Gilchrist, James 142 Gillian, Noah 134 Glad, Kris 127, 192, 195 Gleason, Gary 127 Gluth, Sharon 82, 127, 175, 194 Goble, Wayne 80, 81,127 Godbolt, Dwayne 127 Goggans, Cheryl 86, 89, 127, 170 Goins, Judy 86, 134 Gonzales, Cynthia 72, 82, 186 Gonzales, Mark 127 Coral, Sigmunt 127 Gorney, Phillip 21, 138, 142, 26 Gough, Debra 134 Gough, John 142 Grabowski, Anthony 142 Grabowski, Christine 73, 127 Grabowski, William 142 Graczyk, James 134, 37 Graczyk, Cindy 71, 90, 91, 101, 117, 51, 42 Graczyk, Thomas 87, 101, 47 Grass, Pam 127 Grass, Todd 142 Graves, Claude 62, 87, 102 Graves, David 142 Gray, Robert L. 34, 62,102 Gray, Robin 23, 72, 83, 93, 134 Green, Larry 19, 134 Greenya, Mary 134 Greer, Donald 127 Grillion, Patti 82, 83, 134, 146 Grillion, Sandra 82, 102 GUIDEN, MR. JOHN 148 Gulasy, Deborah 14, 46, 82, 127 GURNAK, MRS. PATRICIA 163 Gurski, Diane 134 Hack, James 142 Halal, Joseph 102 Hall, Kathryn 102 Hall, Pauline 134 Halverson, Christina 134 Halverson, Clifford 127 Hamill, Gary 142 Hamm, Debra 142 Hammond, Patti 23, 134 Hammond, Robert 127 Hanas, Dave 34 Hanas, Mike 9, 102, 47 HANNING, MRS. CHERYL 157 Hardy, Kathryn Harley, G. 89 Harmon, Terry 87, 134 Harreld, Pam 66, 67, 102 Harrigan, Heather 84, 85, 134, 146, 173, 179, 47 Harrigan, Susan 74, 78, 84, 85, 102, 47, 181 Harris, Judy 89 Hartmann, Alex 86, 88, 134 Harvey, Cheryl 102 Harvey, Gerri 134 Harwell, Darwin 142 Harwell, Willa 62, 84, 165 Havens, Kathleen 102 Havlin, Julie 127 Havlin, Robin 127 Hawkins, Sharon 102 Hawkins, Theresa 102, 161 HAYES, MRS. BARBARA 163 Headrick, Norman 27, 73, 134, 47, 54 Headrick, Robert 27, 34, 74, 79, 102, 47, 117 Hedrick, Jerome 21, 142 Hedrick, Melissa 102, 95 Helpingstine, Marcia 142 Hemphill, Yvonne 127, 192, 195, 194 Henderson, Brian 102 Henry, Kathy 142 Henry, Ronald 74, 77, 85, 86, 192, 194, 54, 103, 119 Henson, Charles 142 Henson, Kim 142 Herbst, Donald 103 Herbst, Valerie 127 Herbst, Violet 134 Herkey, Andrew 127 Herkey, Bernice 89, 142 Herkey, Carol 88, 89, 134 Hieke, Daniel 142 Hieke, Elizabeth 127 Hildenbrand, Randall 142 Hill, Diane 83, 90,134 Hill, Felecia 142 Hill, Pamela 83, 134 Hilley, Roger 142 Hines, Rick 134 Hoffman, Jeff 142 Hoffman, Nancy 127, 192, 193, 195 Hoffman, Jeri 4, 5, 23, 28, 95, 78, 88, 103 Hoffman, Richard 142 Hoffman, William 83, 86, 134 Hojnacki, Steve 142, 33, 32 Holeman, David 72, 82, 102 Holeman, Richard 134, 146, 166 Hollis, David 21, 142 Hollis, Jack 32, 142 Holt, Julie 82, 142 Homcho, Terry 14, 40, 49, 103, 47 Homolla, Jerome 134 Homrich, David 142 Homrich, Paul 134 Homrich, Susan 103 Hook, Matthew 127 Hook, Mary 134 Hooks, Harvey 103 Hoole, Cheryl 127 Hoolehan, Hans 142 Horar, Diane 89, 127 Horar, Geraldine 103 Horvat, Debra 139, 142, 43 Horvat, John 142 Hosmer, Martha 142 Houck, Joyce 87, 89, 103 Howald, Debra 142 Howard, Leslie 134 Howe, Cindy 142 Hric, Marilyn 72, 89, 103 Hudnall, Daniel 34, 103, 162, 177 Hudnall, Robert 127 Hudson, Pauline 89, 142 Hudson, Thomas 142, 33 Hufnagel, Gini 86, 103 Hufnagel, Lori 76, 134, 47, 55 Hufnagel, Lynda 134 Humphrey, Jeff 8, 62, 127 Humerickhouse, Laura 5, 87, 134 Humerickhouse, Wayne 134 HUNT, MR. MARTIN 166 Hurd, Jeanne 89, 103 Hurley, Arlene 134 Ihnat, Lori 84, 128,192,195 Ince, Dorothy 11, 128 Ingle, Richard 134 Ingram, William 128 Irby, Dody 28, 62, 93, 43 Irminger, Pamela 134 Irminger, Sharon 74, 79, 93, 103 Jackim, Melanie 103 Jackson, Beatrice 90, 134 Jackson, Kathy 73, 82, 142 Jackson, Rebecca 134 Jackson, Roger 34, 104 Jackson, Ronald 134 Jacobson, Martin 71, 78, 80, 81, 82, 128, 160, 182, 47, 46, 37, 65 Jagadich, Michael 142 James, Jeffrey 138, 142 Jamrose, Cathleen 134 Janeczko, Kenneth 83, 84, 87, 128, 46 Janeczko, Paul 142 Janiga, Bridget 128 Janiga, John 124, 128, 37, 36 Janiga, Wendy 93, 142 Janik, Kerrv 142 Jankowski, Joy 9, 72, 86, 104, 118 Jankowski, Karen 72, 134. 178 Jett, Debra 16, 23, 88, 134, 137, 43 Jezuit, Louise 87, 104 Johnk, Nancy 104, 150 Johnson, Jerome 19, 134, 36 Johnson, JoEllen 78, 87, 104 Johnson, Mary 8, 23, 28, 71, 89, 90, 91, 134, 43 JOHNSON, MRS. VELLA 125,150 Johnston, Denise 128 Johnston, Dwayne 134 Jones, Larry 21,142, 25, 26 Jones, Mike 134 Jones, Sherry 104 Jones, Terri 86 Jones, Tina 142 Juranovich, John 73, 128, 173, 176 Juratich, David 134 Juratich, Helene 74, 82, 104, 179 Jurich, Brenda 67, 74, 75, 79, 82, 93, 104, 119 Jurich, Danny 134 Juscik, Joy 72, 89,128 Kaczmarczyk, Evelyn 74, 78, 104, 120, 117 Kaleta, Sharon 128 Kapec, John 104, 117, 37 Karnafel, Kathleen 80, 135 Karner, David 142 Karnes, Kathy 80, 82, 142 Kartz, Stephen 142 Kasenga, Chris 19, 40, 128 Kasprzycki, Judith 104 KALTONA, MISS SARA 166 Kaves, Sharon 83, 89, 128, 160 Kaytar, William 104 Kazmer, Dennis 21, 142 Kazmer, Shirley 63, 104 Kearney, Colleen 135 Keilman, Dawn 142 Keilman, Denise 135 Keir, Mary 46, 90,128 Kellar, Carol 142 Kellar, Catherine 70, 71, 82, 87, 90, 104 Keller, Carl 105 KELLER, MRS. LESLIE 72, 139, 166 Kellison, Ronnie 135 Kelley, Mary 10, 84, 142 KELLY, MISS MARGARET 23, 28, 168 Kemp, Eugenia 142 Kennedy, Robert 135 Kessler, Fred 105 Kidd, Roderick 142 Kiest, Terrence 128 Kikalos, Mary 128 198 Index King, Debbie 86, 128 Kirk, Terri 142 Kish, Joe 80, 81, 88, 128 Kish, Michelle 82, 142, 179 Klapkowski, Anthony 19, 135 Klapkowski, Grace 86, 87, 105 Klebs, Kevin 128 Klefeker, Alex 37 Klefeker, Christopher 21, 143, 37 Klefeker, Maurice 19, 93, 105, 173, 181, 37 Kleutsch, Dan 143 Klisiak, Deborah 135 Klisiak, Linnae 105 Klisurich, George 19, 135 Klobuchar, Debra 72, 82,128 Klobuchar, Mary Ellen 139, 143 Knapik, Michael 135 Knight, Janet 105 Knight, Joyce 135 Knight, Lori 82, 143 Knop, Robert 87, 105 Knutson, Kevin 40, 128, 31, 32 KOBE, MR. MICHAEL 79,157 KOCAL, MR. LAWRENCE 148 Kochopolous, Joseph 135 Kocon, Edward 143 Kohut, Laura 76, 128, 192, 195, 194 Kohut, Mark 128 Kolarczyk, Andrew 19, 135, 32 Kolarczyk, Karen 105 Kolas, Sherri 82, 83, 135 Kolbert, Robert 143, 33 Kolbert, Timothy 19, 20, 21, 135, 37 Kolbertson, B. 21 Komasinski, Rich 105 KOPENEC, MR. DONALD 77, 163 Korem, Rich 15, 18, 19, 40, 48, 61, 89, 105, 178, 31 Korpella, Ron 34, 105, 117, 181 KOSALKO, MRS. GAYLE 165 Kosanovich, Nanette 8, 70, 89, 90 KOSCIELNIAK, MISS SUSAN 86,87,163 Kovach, Diane 83, 84, 89, 90, 128, 160 Kovacik, Nancy 74, 105 Kovalsky, Jerry 15, 105 Kowalsky, Alex 4, 12, 19, 34 Kozlowski, Cynthia 143 KRIZMAN, MRS. MARLENE 149 KROCZAK, MRS. KAREN 171 Kroslack, Bambie 71, 143 Kroslack, Jennifer 90,135 Krsak, Kathleen 80, 87, 89, 105 Krsak, Timothy 143, 33 KRUGHOFF, MR. WARREN 156 Kruto. Susan 105 KUECHENBERG, MR. RANDOLPH 21,155 Kuchta, Thomas 106 Kugler, Donna 74, 78, 80, 93, 106, 173, 187, 119 Kugler, Gerard 143 Kujawa, Melanie 67, 87, 80, 93, 106, 173, 187, 119 Kujawa, Melanie 67, 87, 106, 173, 187 KUJAWA, MR. TOM 40,157 Kulcyzk, Mark 34, 135 Kulka, Kathryn 78,80,81,106 Labus, Arthur 12, 15, 106, 94, 25, 121, 117 Lackey, Danny 80, 81, 83, 84, 135 Lackey, Ruth 35, 84, 106 Lackey, Venus 143 Lacy, Diane 143 Ladd, Mark 143 Lagneau, Diane 128 Lamb, Adam 21, 138, 143 Lamb, Judith 80, 81,128,65 Larson, Pam 86, 128 Laskarin, Nicholas 78, 128 Latham, Douglas 128 Latham, Dudley 135, 32 Latham. Judy 10, 15, 48, 124, 128, 46 Lawley, Debra 135 Laws, Michael 143 Lawson, James 63, 78, 83, 84, 87, 128, 47, 46 Lax, Becky 67, 82, 106, 46 Lax, Bonnie 82, 143 Ledbetter, Janice 135 Lee, Claudia 135 Lee, Eva 83, 86,135 LEE, MRS. ESSIE 150 Lessard, Joellen 89, 143 Lewandowski, David 135 Lewellen, Dixie 134 Lewellen, John 128 Lewis, Christopher 143 Lewis, Gregory 79, 128, 37 LIFE. MR. BEN 29,168 Limbaugh, Sharon 82 Lindstrom, Mary 135 Link, Barbara 72, 115 Link, Jim 143 Linnemeier, Pam 16, 23, 28, 88, 89, 135 Lipman, Lisa 128 Litton, Charlene 74, 82, 169, 192, 195 Litton, Debra 72, 106, 169 Lloyd, Barbara 76, 77, 86, 106, 173, 181, 59 Lloyd, Lawrence 128 Lock, Melanie 61, 90, 106 Long, Patricia 117 Louis, Richard 143 Love, Lynn 143 Love, Raymond 128 Lozano, Gerard 143 Lozano, Juanita 106 LOZANO, MISS MARGARET 150 Lucas, Darrell 128 Lucas, Linda 72, 82, 143 Lucht, Craig 29, 89, 106, 178 Lulich, Michael 106, 169 LUNDAHL, MISS BETTY 148 Luptak, Janet 80,135 Luttrell, Alice 143 Luttrell, David 11, 106, 161, 120 MACEY, MRS. MARGARITE 165 Mackowiak, Maryann 143 Macnak, Dorothy 143 Macnak, Mark 107 MADDALONE, MISS ROSELLEN 152 Macfvek, George 34, 133 Madvek, Kathy 128, 146, 153, 172, 177, 185 Mahns, Richard 107 Majkowski, Mark 143 MALCIAUSKAS, MISS DALIA 164 Malloy, Debra 72, 89, 143 Malloy, James 17, 19, 124, 128 Maman, Lynda 72, 135 Mangerson, Bill 17, 39, 107 Mann, Lee 74, 153 Mansueto, James 135 Manus, Susan 107, 172, 177 Manyak, Darlene 107 Maple, Cindy 107 Maple, Ray 128 Maranto, Gena 135 Maranto, Linda 5, 107 Mardis, Cynthia 84, 135 Mardis, Delores 3, 28, 128, 42, 43 Marinaro, Nicky 135, 36 Marshall, Vicki 73, 128 Martin, James 143 MARTIN, MR LOUIS 159 Martin, Sandra 73, 135 Martinez, Alfredo 138, 143, 37 Mason, Darryl 107 Mason, William.135 Matter, Robert 67, 107 Maury, Anita 143, 167, 184 Mayfield, Melanie 2, 82. 107 Mayfield, Wesley 143 Mazany, Christina 74, 79, 59, 181, 84, 93, 107, 173, 177 McAbe, Dawn 143 McCahon, Sam 73, 135 McCarroll, Cindy 128 McCarty, Robert 19, 48, 107, 161 McCoy, Bethann 2, 56, 82, 84, 78, 107, 46, 178 McDaniel, Kent 143 McDaniel, Nicky 19, 107 McGaha, Wilford 143 McGuan, Melissa 72, 135 McKinney, Christopher 4, 5, 107 McLaughlin, Terry 128 McLean, Daniel 128 McLEAN, MR. DONALD 148 McMahon, Diane 90, 108 McMORROW, MRS. MARY JO 167 McNeal, Eugene 135 Medwetz, Rebecca 2, 56, 57, 79, 82, 84, 85, 108, 47, 46, 119 Meeks, Susanne 135 Meier, Larry 143 Meier, Linda 23, 28, 143, 168 Meier, Robert 135. 32 3 1161 00629 1275 MEISSLER, MRS. HELEN 149 MERKEL, MISS KATHLEEN 84,165 MERIDETH, MR. HOMER 148 Meyers, Carl 73, 135 Mezei, Alan 135 Mezei, Diane 108 Michelin, Cynthia 87, 108 Michels, Jim 93, 108, 172, 181, 31, 30 Middleton, Andrea MIDDLETON. MRS. DORIS 149 Mihalko, Lora 128 Miklusak, Kathy 28, 82, 90, 135 Milanovic, Chuck 128 Milanovic, Olga 143 Miller, Miss Barbara 160 Miller, Claire 72,89,135 Miller, Holly 23, 28,128, 42 Miller, Lydia 126, 128 Milobar, Jeanne 143 Milosavljevic, Paul 128, 24, 87, 32 Minks, S. 73 Mista, Monica 17, 23, 72, 83, 84, 128 Mitchell, Eileen 143 Mitchell, Patrick 143 Miterko, Marianne 143, 43 Mizerik, Cay 87, 108 MOLL, MRS. JEANNE 74, 174 MOLNAR, MR. JOHN 159 Monaragon, Ceorge 135 Montano, Roger 92, 108 Moore, Brenda 72, 83, 128, 160 Moore, Denny 13 Moore, Gerald 128 Moore, Jerry 135 Moore, Timothy 20, 34, 143 Moorehouse, Ricky 143 MORETTON, MR. DONALD 148 Morris, David 108, 161 Morris, Gayle 90, 128 Morris, Mark 143 Mrzlock, Dorothy 143 Muehlman, Richard 143 Muehrer, James 143 Muir, Laurie 135 Mullenix. OeDbie 135 Murdock, Sherry 143 Murdock, Vicki 128 Murphy, Angelique 72, 89, 136, 59 Murphy, Tim 128 Mybeck, Mark 73, 131, 136 Myers, Debbie 136 Myslive, Jeanne 78, 79, 89, 136, 192, 193 Mysliwiec, David 80, 143, 165, 46, 54 Mysliwy, Dorothy 74, 108, 121 Myzak, Lucy 23, 16, 28, 136 Nagel, Greg 27, 143 Narantic. Mark 128 Neavill, Marvin 73, 136 NEISWINGER, MRS. JANET 152 Neubauer, Bryan 143 Newbolds, Brenda 143 Newcomb, Kimberly 90, 136 Nightengale, Edward 108 Novak, Glenn 19, 128, 166, 46 Nowaczyk, Jo Ellen 108 Nowaczyk, Nancy 143 Odom, Carol 73, 89, 136 O ' Donnell, Cindy 73, 136 O ' Drobinak, Michael 180, 81, 143 Olson, Mike 108 Onia, Sandra 72, 82, 84, 143 Onohan, Maryann 73, 136, 46 Opasik, Cathy 72, 80, 93, 128, 195, 192, 193 Opasik, Deborah 72, 80, 93, 108, 117 Opasik, Mary 76, 136 Opasik, Scott 21,24,143,182 Oprisko, Nikki 89, 143, Oresko, James 108 Oresko, Juliane 84, 88, 128, 185, 192, 193 Orze, Keith 80. 81.82, 109.65 Orzechowicz. David 18, 19. 92. 109 Ossanna, Jeffrey 15, 19, 38, 93, 109, 172, 173, 177,181,117 OSTERHOUT, MRS DEBORAH 166 Ostoich, John 143 Os»oich, Kathy 73, 128 O ' TOOLE. MRS. OLGA 151 Ovaert, Patricia 74, 78, 109, 117, 118, 119 Owen, Steve 132, 136, 32 Pace, Terry 109 Painter, Jeffrey 128 Palfi, Anthony 143 Palfi, Denise 109 Pandak, Joyce 72, 76, 77, 84, 109, 174, 64, 195, 192 Pankowski, Michael 128 Pankowski, Sharon 136 Papesh, Suzanne 15, 48, 71, 75, 109, 51, 64 Pappas, Nick 19, 34, 128 Paquette, Patricia 28, 90, 91, 136, 43 Parker, Gail 128 Parsanko, Judy 86, 89, 109 Parsley, Eydie86, 109 Pasternak, David 136 Patterson, Kathleen 14, 90, 128 Paulik, Alice 109 Pawlik, Ron 109 Pawlowski, Mark 73, 109, 170, 117, 94 Pawlus, Edward 109, 162, 173, 187 Pawlus, James 128, 166, 37 Pawlus, Kathleen 143 Pazanin, Cheryl 136 Pazdur, Donna 23, 28, 72, 88, 136, 146, 43 Pazdur, Juliane 72, 143, 167 PEARSON, MR. DOUGLAS 60, 158 Pease, Daniel 128 Pennington, Danny 21. 78, 14 j PENNY,. MRS. ANGELA 164 Perez, Henry 21, 143 Perkins, Mike 78, 128 Perrin, Anthony 109 Perry, Dale 110 Perry, Nancy 87, 110, 179 Peruts, Susan 71, 72, 89, 128, 170 Perz, Harry 128 Peterson, Jeff 29. 73. 136 PETYO, MR. KENNETH 13.170 Peyton, Carrie 110 Pfeiffer, Frank 110 Phillips, Charles 52, 78, 82, 128, 46 Phillips, Christopher 129, 166 Phillips, Daniel 136, 146 Pierce, Mark 34, 129, 37 Pietrzak, Jacqueline 110 Pietrzak, James 143 Pineda, David 110, 167, 94 Pittman, Penny 80, 81, 136 Plantz, Sharon 129 Plawecki, Scott 143, 26 Poludniak, Jeffrey 40, 110 Polys, Nancy 86, 110, 185 Pomplin, Susan 28, 29, 63, 95, 42, 121, 88, 89, 110, 47 Pool, Danny 110, 172, 176 Pool, Louise 136 Popa, Tom 136 Poteet, Lori 136 Poteet, Susan 129, 170 Poulson, Janet 129 Powicki, S. 21 PRATER, MRS. PHYLLIS 154 Prendergast, Michael 143 Pressley, Jeffery 136 Probus, Nancy 110 Puchley, Timothy 7, 19, 20, 124, 129 Pyle, Beverly 110 Qualls, Jamie 87, 136 Qualls, Melody 2, 71, 80, 81, 84, 36, 88, 110 QUINN, MR. JOHN 18,124,165 Raganyi, Laura 143 Rainford, Thomas 129 Rak, Dorrell 136 Ramsey, Linda 129 Ramsey, Pamela 110 Ramsey, Tina 143 Rapchak, Cynthia 143 Rapchak, Patricia 86, 129 Rapchak, Randal 40, 62, 111, 31 Rastovsky, James 111, 31 Rastovsky, Joe 144, 33 Rathburn, John 144 Ratliff, James 136 Ratliff, Otto 144 Rausch, Timothy 19, 129 Ray, Gary 144 Reba, Christine 129 Redlarczyk, Sherry 144 Redlarczyk, Terry 19, 46, 82, 111 Reel, Ray 87 Reese, Charles 138 Reese, Davie 21, 144 REINKE, MRS. FRANCES 87,157 Resetar, Elizabeth 129 Resetar, Jane 144 Resunenko, Natalie 136 RETHERFORD, MRS. LAURA 166 Richardson, Debra 14, 49, 89, 111, 117, 162 Richardson, Jeff 19, 131, 136 Richardson, Pamela 129 Richter, Jenine 144 Rindoks, Kurt 129 Rippe, James 144 Rippe, Linda 23, 70, 80, 83, 84, 90, 91, 129 Robbins, Cneryl 83, 129 ROBERSON, MISS BOBBIE 167 Roberts, Amelia 111 ROBERTS, MRS. LENORA 154 Rodriguez, Michael 144 Rokosz, Ray 111 Roper, Robert 74, 111, 169 Rosales, Diana 129 Rosenberger, Don 136, 147 Rosinski, Catherine 7, 10, 48, 90, 111, 186 Ross, David 136 Ross. Rhonda 111 ROUSE, MR. GERALD 7, 170 Rozgony, Michael 40, 136, si Rubin, Alice 46, 82, 93,111,147 Rucinski, Gregory 52, 78, 80, 138, 144, 46 Rucinski, Kathleen 9, 78, 80, 136 Russell. Bobby 4, 19, 38, 62, 111, 37 Russell, Carl 129 Russell, Ricnard 21, 144 RUSSELL, MR. TIMOTHY 170 Rutherford, Robert 7, 19, 129 Rutherford, Sandra 136 Rutherford, William 144 Rutledge, Donna 87, 136, 186 Rutledge, George 144 Ryan, Patricia 144 Rybecki, Renee 73, 136 Saczawa, Connie 111 Sako, Beth 28, 136 Salczynski, Laura 89, 90, 129 Salle, Susan 111 Saltanovitz, James 34, 74, 78, 79, 92, 11, 186, 47, 117, 119 Saltanovitz, John 27, 144 Saltanovitz, Karen 84, 93, 129, 36 SAMPSON, MRS. SULA 165 SANDERS, MRS. MARY 150 Sandoval, William 21, 144 Satterfield, David 111 Satterfield, Dawn 136 _ Saunders, Wendy 144 Scepkowski, Marie 129, 55 Scesney, Kevin 112 Scesney, Lance 136 Scheffki, Loretta 112 Schickel, Jeanne 144 Schmitt, Pam 72, 93, 125,129 SCHNEIDER, MRS. LORETTA 167 Schoenborn, Judy 112 Schroeder, Dan 82, 129 Schroeder. David 112 Schuster, David 112 Scott, Dennis 112 Searcy, Edward 144 SECKINGER, MRS. BEULAH 161 Sefton, Laura 74, 78, 85, 86, 112, 157, 165, 51, 54 Seiden, Patricia 72, 82, 144 Seward, Vicki 89, 90, 129, 46 Shabi, Kathleen 89, 129 Shantz, Glenn 112 Shavey, Karen 72, 144 Sheaks, Darrell 136 Sheaks, Debra 129 Shearon, Lori 14, 112, 94 Sheets, Roxanne 144 Shehegian, Ruben 112 Shelbourne, Arthur 112 Sherbit, John 34, 136 Sherrick, Ken 112 Shevchenko, Joanne 56, 57, 71, 84, 129, 185 Shike, Doreen 72, 80, 136 SHIMALA, MR. THOMAS 170 Shryock, David 19, 129, 166, 31 Shultz, Debbie 136 Shurlow. Rex 144 Siebert, Catny 2b, 144 Siebert, Janice 83, 124, 129 Siebert, Susan 86, 112, 169 Siebert, Tim 136 Sills, Kevin 144 Sills, Larry 112 Silverman, Susan 72, 129 Simms, Dean 112 Sims, Julie 129 Sims, Sherri 113 Sims, Steven 144 Singer, Jack 129 Singer, Richard 136 Sizemore, Jimmie 73, 136 Skalba, Dale 113 Skalba, Debbie 84, 85, 129, 36 Skorupa, Steven 144 Skratsky, Sam 129 Slaven, Joseph 82, 113 Slemp, Cynthia 144 Slemp, Debbie 136 Slocum, Maureen 144 Smack, Robert 136 Smaron, Edward 19, 40, 74, 113 Smaron, Pamela 23, 28, 72, 82, 83, 89, 90, 131, Smith, Alan 129 Smith, Barbara 67, 74, 79,82, 93, 113, 119, 181 Smith, Brian 47, 73, 113 Smith, Carol 136 Smith, Gayle 23, 28, 83, 90, 136 Smith, Joella 136 " ' ' ' It Smith, Patricia 113 Smith, Scott 113 Smith, Tom 136 Smock, Cathy 2, 113, 154 Smock, Mike 129 Snell, Cynthia 72, 129 Snorton, Marvin 32 Snyder, William 129 Solan, Kathleen 113 Solon, Karen 23, 28, 82, 93, 113 Spies, Jeffery 136, 137 Spillers, David 80, 81, 129, 65 Spitale, Connie 73, 87, 136 Spitale, Richard 129 Spoerner, Jack 2, 56, 84, 85, 129, 3 SPRY, MR. BOB 60, 148 Stahl, Donald 129 Stahl, Jed 10, 113 Stahl, Pam 88, 113 Stahura, Francine 136 1 Stahura, Phillip 136 Stahura, Rita 144 Stanimiriv, Gayle 72, 136 Stempf, Jeanette 113 »‘»» _ Stephanovich, Donna 5, 113, 54 Stephan, Peggy 114 Stephan, Sandra 82, 144 Stephens, Debbie 73, 136, 147 Stephens, Elaine 23, 71, 72, 80, 83, 129, 192, 193 Stephens, Pam 48, 70, 75, 82, 90, 114, 46, 118, 51,95 5TEVENS, MR. DELBERT 153 Stevens, Mary 72, 74, 78, 84, 114, 95, 194 195 192 Stevens, Richard 129, 26 Stevens, Thomas 144 5tevenson, Denise 82, 114 Stewart, Cheryl 129 Stewart, Jane 144 stewart, Jim 73, 131, 136, 159, 32 stoffregen, Margaret 93, 144 stoffregen, Phillip 129, 51 stoffregen, Virginia 48, 114 stone, Anita 144 stone, Kevin 144 stout, Brenda 144 itula, Danielle 72, 89, 139, 144 iudicky, Mary 72, 129 iullivan, Dennis 73, 136 iwafford, Roland 144 iWAIM, MR. GENE 148 .WANSON, MR. JOHN 171 iwearingten, Lori 129 iweeney, Kimberlee 9, 61, 89, 114 Iweet, David 136 iwisher, Catherine 144 izilagyi, Ann 114, 95 abor, Linda 144 akas, Diane 136 alenco, Mary 136 orne, Judith 136 aroli, Greg 114 aroli, Mark 144 atusko, John 114, 16, 51,95 aylor, Denise 90, 129 aylor, Greg 8, 16, 38, 114 hegze, Tom 129, 170, 25, 26 herault, Dan 129 homas, Desiree 114 homas, Judi 67, 114 homas, Kevin 136 homas, Kim 23, 35, 48, 77, 42, 114, 146, 46, 51 homas, Paul 114 HOMPSON, MR. ARTHER L. 170 THOMPSON, MR. EARL 168 Thompson, Rex 19, 20, 70, 132, 136 Thorpe, Diane 73, 87, 90, 136, 173, 187 Thorpe, Phillip 9 Thorsky, Gary 114 Thrall, Debra 136 Thrall, Dennis 129 Thrall, Kenneth 144 Tidwell, Bobby 76, 86, 129, 55 Tidwell, Jacklen 144 Tiede, Susan 144, 25 TILENDIS, MR. ALBERT 155 Tiller, Betty 89,129 Tillotson, John 115 Tillotson, Tracy 73, 136 Tinsley, Elizabeth 115 Tite, Carlos 115, 159, 172,25 Tite, Evan, 19, 24, 136 Toomey, Kathy 144 Towasnicki, Tim 4, 16, 19, 37, 115, 172, 181 Townes, Brenda 115 Townley, Robert 144 Toyne, Carl 12? Toyne, Jerry 136 Tozer, Patricia 4, 19, 38, 130 Traczyk, John 144 Treadway, Deborah 115 Treadway, Sherryl 137, 165 Trotman, David 130 Trotman, Kirk 78, 137 TROY, MR. ED 165 Trtan, Tim 19, 27, 40, 130 Turnball, T. 21 Turner, Robbin 144 Turnpaugh, Thomas 144 Tuskan, Sandra 144 Tuskan, Thomas 67, 115, 25 Umbaugh, Sharon 144 Underwood, Monica 115 Undi, Joanne 74, 75, 79, 93, 115, 117, 119, 118 Vahst, Sharon 89, 130 Vaitekunas, Timothy 137 Van, Debbie 144 Van, Diane 144 Van Buskirk, Michael 144 Vandersteen, Dale 83, 137, 46 Vandiver, Connie 72, 130 Vanover, Debra 82, 144 VanVynckt, Randy 71, 74, 75, 54, 77, 78, 86, 92, 115, 64, 119, 118, 64, 192, 54, 55 VanVynckt, Ray 144, 195 VEIT H, MRS. IRMA 149 Veray, Albert 34, 83,137, 46 VICAR I, MISS LAUREL 67,156 Vido, David 130 Vliek, Michelle 76, 130 VonAlmen, Brian 19, 137, 164 Vrankin, Kim 88, 130 VRBANICH, MR. DAVID 156 WAGNER, MR. WAYNE 93,168 Walker, Sharon 144 Walker, Willie 144 Wallace, Debra 130 Wallace, Kimberly 86, 130 Walters, Marsha 117 Wantroba, Chris 16, 27, 39, 115, 94 Wargo, Thomas 130 Watkins, John 137 Webb, Debra 144 Weber, Linda 72 Webster, Charles 130, 32 Weems, Donald 137 Welch, Susan 80, 84, 85, 115, 117 Weliky, Bruce 73,115, 31 WELTE, MR. ROBERT 87,139,151 Werra, Christine 145 Werner, Douglas 79, 130, 147 Werth, Kevin 125, 130 Werth, Kurt 16, 19, 80, 87, 92, 115, 117, 162, 172,175,181,185 Wesley, Sandra 82, 145 Westman, Maureen 62, 83, 130 Wheeler, Kevin 27, 137 Wheeler, Patricia 73, 130 Whelan, Randolph 21, 145 WHITCOMBE, MR. RONNIE 17,171 White, David 72, 145 White, Donald 130, 37, 36 Whittman, Susan 145 Wichman, Kathy 130 Wielgos, Marty 46, 83, 145 Wiening, Chris 80, 81, 145 Wiley, Kim 72, 89, 145 Wilkenson, Anita 73, 82, 83, 130 Wilkie, Robert 10, 21, 80, 145 Wilkie, Thomas 130, 25 Wilkins, Phyllis 130 Wilkins, Thomas 19, 137 Will, David 137 Williams, Delbert 145 WILLIAMS, MISS LOUISE 171 Williams, Sandy 145 WILLIS, MR. RICHARD 154 Wilson, Jeffrey 116 Wilson, Sheryl 145 Wilson, Stephen 130 Wilson, Thomas 52, 53, 84, 85, 88, 130, 47 Wilson, Todd 116 Winarski, Michael 12, 14, 18, 19, 25, 130 161 46 Winchester, Yvonne 82, 145 Winkley, James 130 Winkler, Richard 82, 116, 117 Wise, Cynthia 145 Wise, Tom 116 Woerpel, Robert 145 Wolpoff, Edward 87, 145 Wojcicki, Antoinette 116 Wojcicki, Nicholas 137 Wojtowitz, Edward 16, 71, 80, 81, 137, 37 Wojtowitz, Victor 79, 80, 81, 86 Wolenty, Doreen 84, 90, 130 Wolters Mary 130 Wood, Wanda 145 WOODWARD, MR. JERRY 171 Wotkun, John 116 Wright, Charles 21 Wright, Jeff 145 Wrona, Cindy 116 Wszolek, Theresa 66, 67, 74, 79, 80, 116 117 119 Wynn, Nelson 82, 116 WYSOCKI, MR. KENNETH 155 Yamada, David 19, 137 Yaney, Joyce 82,130 Yankovich, Mark 145 Yarusinsky, Joan 130, 195, 192, 193 Yarusinsky, John 130 Yates, Phyllis 130 Yeager, Thomas 145 Yerga, Joseph 145 Yockey, Tina 137 Yokovich, Diane 137, 43, 197, 195, 192 Yokovich, Donald 130 Yonke, Julie 145 Young, Jeff 130 Yoways, Joyce 71, 75, 80, 137 Zaborski, Corrine 73, 130 Zaborski, Virginia 71, 80, 89, 145 Zack, Sandra 74, 85, 86, 116, 166 Zacny, Christopher 19, 87, 116 Zajac, Diana 78, 137 Zajac, Nancy 78, 130 Zajdel, James 137 ZALEY, MR. STANLEY 160 Zbikowski, Roxanne 88, 116, 186 Zerkel, Pamela 116, 167, 94 Zerkei; Renee 73,137 Zilai, Daniel 10, 80, 145 Zile, Greg 73, 137 ZLOTNIK, MISS MARCEL 166 Zubak, Jim 137, 37 Zubak, John 19, 79, 80, 81, 37 Zurawski, Dennis 116 ZYGMUNT, MR. THOMAS 125,170 200 Index ”
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