George Mason High School - Mustang Yearbook (Falls Church, VA)

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Vd.loi , 371 GEORI 74l4i 5 1968 tor Reference Not to be taken from this room SCJKX L ■ MUSTANG 68 George Mason Junior-Senior High School Falls Church, Virginia Editor-in-Chief Harriett Stanley Business Manager Forrest Hunt;: Sponsor Mrs. Katherine Hanley Volume XVII 1968 C. B. Brouillette, Principal i A Year of Change A year of change not always outward in appearance but still there. Change coming on like fog 741455 gradually, totally enveloping everything. There before you even notice. 2 Realization Heads raised alertly, voices sharply contesting ... “I can’t beat it” Frustration. Trying harder and harder, but not ac- complishing any more. “What’s the use?” Two steps forward and three back. Long days, dark nights, endless struggle, needed study. . . Going at it alone wondering if you can make it. Progress. . . The enemy is indifference, the idea is not to quit trying. Frustrating seasons with packed stands, sunlit rooms, happy halls. . .teachers that are friends. Quiet moments, objectives carried out, accomplishments mounting, piling up. So many people working to make their school better. . . ’Jm A new feeling in the air— the same electricity but a new amperage. The old ionic bonds are broken, a new element is born . . . .conceived of frustration. Challenging Change. making it better. Standing Proud... Standing proud. Setting your sights high and stretching. . An absorbing attitude in an informal atmosphere A deep-rooted pride in belonging. The Past, ‘not foolish but past " is the last glimmer of. . . .yesterday as emotion brimmed stands proclaim Mustangs Are The Best: Always! 6 Table of Contents Theme Curriculum Seniors 48 Organizations 78 Underclassmen 94 Seventh Grade 96 Eighth Grade 102 Freshmen 108 Sophomores 116 Juniors ..... ............ 124 Features 134 Sports 156 Advertising 191 Retrospect 7 CURRICULUM Management of Change A year permeated with change in Educa- tion. . .New teachers, once again a new prin- cipal. . .new courses, new ways of teaching, new ideas on what learning really is. The first time ever for a win on It’s Aca- demic. . .academic excellence is honored at an assembly. Different faces, new relationships. . . Grammar is re-introduced to the Senior High, Team Teaching Government reappears. . .an “all-around” education is stressed. . .No longer is education only in the English, Math and History classes, but added are Journalism, and Mechanical Drawing for Girls. . . The modular system creates an unregi- mented campus atmosphere. The “yes” or “no” of learning is left up to the student. A yes re- sults in deeper, firmer, more comprehensive thinking a no in restlessness and wasted ability . . .A Faculty and Administration that tried twice as hard to make that answer yes. . . . .Managing Change. . .channeling its en- ergy purposefully into a myriad of paths. ADMINISTRATION School Board. Left to right, seated: Mrs. Sally Strait, Mrs. Jesse Thackrey, vice-chairman; Mr. J. Roger Wollenberg, chairman; Mr. Robert Cruise. Standing: Dr. John Miles. Dr. Thomas Cotner. Mr. James Wood. Dr. Dwight E. Knox Superintendent of Schools Mr. J. Earle Ph illips Assistant Superintendent of Schools 10 Mr. C. B. Brouillette Principal Mr. H. Murray Kline Assistant Principal GUIDANCE drs. Esther Swire I.A., M.A., Cornell University. Guidance Coun- eior FT A Sponsor. Mr. Terrell Adcock B.S., M.S.. Southern Illinois University. Guidance Counselor. Boys Physical Education. Varsity Bas- ketball Coach. Mrs. Mary Jane Jonz B.A., University of Texas: M.S., Northern State College Special Education. 1 1 LASSO Finally Ropes Readers LASSO, the only high school newspaper in Virginia printed by students on an offset press, made many improvements in 67-68 as a result of class-trained and enthusiastic journalism students. Technical improvements were a regular, bi-monthly publishing schedule, more and better photography reproduction, and perfection of lay-o ut skills. The addition of feature columns. The Shadow, and From Capitol Hill, reflected a variety of student opinion. Issues of the one page Siring after special occasions and a nine-page Christmas issue were also unique to the paper this year. ' 67-68 not only saw the greatest sales vol- ume and most effective LASSO in many years, but formation of a separate Junior High news- paper ROUNDUP. The well-written quarterly sported news stories, pictures, and a Wee Shadow. It was immediately popular with young readers. Editor Cal Simmons and Sponsor Miss Pat Neaderhouser look over a new LASSO masthead. LASSO Staff. Left to right, seated: Harriett Stanley. Ralph de los Reyes. Jonathan Olom, Cal Simmens, Editor ; Rae Tanner, Robert Waring. First Row: standing; Debbie Mc- Millen, Marcia Tabor. Second Row: Chris Larson. Meredy Wollenberg, Roni Stuebing. Third Row: Jim Mims, Julie Pitsnogle. Mark Hutchins. Fourth Row: Bob LaBaugh. The Shadow, Bonnie Strachan. Fifth Row: David Crane, John Roberts, Susi Crate. Sixth Row: Mark Tosti, Mike Parcell. Robert Smiles B.S. Millersville State College. English 7, Spanish 7. Junior Varsity Basketball Coach. ROUNDUP. Judith Suffield B.A. University of Illinois. English 7, Virginia History. ROUNDUP. Roundup Staff. Left to right, front row: Jeff Cronin, Mary Karnis, Trisha Kinney, Steve Hill, Robin Dibble. Second Row: Stephany Curtis, Nancy Peale, Sherry Payne. Third Row: Anne Dexter, Carol Humphreys, Terri McIntyre. Fourth Row: Andrea Johnson, Kathy Kane, Linda Herrera. Fourth Row: Debbie Locke, Paige Fraley, Lorraine Pierce. 13 J. Michael Cramer B.A., Trinity College. English 8. 1, U. S. Civilization. Barbara Firkin A. A., Pine Manor Junior College; B.A., Connecticut Col- lege for Women. English II. French 7. Mary Ulmer B.S., M.A.. Memphis State University. English I. III. Debate Team. 14 Quill and Scroll Members Build Publications Quill and Scroll. Left to right, seated: Harriett Stanley, President; Cal Simmons. Back Row: Robin Cruise, John Cruise. Debbie McMillen, David Crane, Gil Hanke. Quill and Scroll is the International Honor Society for High School Journalists. Members are selected by publications editors and spon- sors, and the president of the society. Officially, the organization did nothing more than decide upon new members. Individ- ually, however, the staffs made vast improve- ments in school publications. A much improved LASSO was published regularly from journalism class, and, in addition to higher quality stand- ards, MUSTANG increased in size and coverage. Perhaps the most significant change, though, was the storehouse of experience built by both staffs. A variety of talents were put to use, and the problem of “the whole staff gradu- ated” was virtually eliminated. Alice Weber B.A., Chatham College. English I. IV. Tri-Hi- Y. 15 Creative Writers Publish TEMPO The Creative Writing class was responsible for publishing TEMPO in the spring after early I year staff changes halted production progress. I For the first time, the magazine staff made use I of the I tek machine and creatively reproduced I ink illustrations as well as copy. The late publication date prevented year- I book coverage of student reaction. Tempo. Left to right, seated: Susi Crate, Robin Cruise, Asst. Editor; Darlene Good- year, Rhonda Bost. Standing: Jonathan Olom. Mrs. Rodin, Sponsor; Allen Miller, Editor. Doris Rodin B.A.. Temple University; M.A.. American University. English III. IV, Creative Writing. TEMPO Helen Bohart B.A.. M.A.T.. Northeastern State College, Oklahoma; Math II. English 8.9. Junior High Drama Club. Eighth Grade Sponsor. 16 Diane Jenkins B.S., University of Wisconsin. English 7, 8, Chairman, Seventh Grade Sponsors. Herman Menzer, Jr. B.A., George Washington University. English II, IV, TEMPO. Sophomore Class Sponsor. Peggy Sange B.A., University of California. English II, III, Junior Class Sponsor. 17 Junior High Drama Club Revived Thespians. Left to right: Meredy Wollenberg. President , Mary Oltman. Mike Judson, Gil Hanke, Candy Siler. Junior High Drama Club. Left to right, seated: Mark Hanak, Treasurer; Robin Dibble, President; Denise Doyle, Vice- President; Cindy Herfindahl, Secretary. Standing, front row: Mrs. Bohart, Sponsor; Pamela Wollenberg, Debbie Ames, Tricia Kinney, Nancy Hall, Mary Karnis, Priscilla Edwards, Susan Hornstein, Mary Beth Betts, Julie Harton, Andy Sher- man, Emile Papanicolas. Second row: Barbara Checknoff, Debbie Locke, Leslie Edner, Page Fraley, Carol Humphreys, Carolyn Diehl, David Fredenburg, Jeff Burns. Dramatists Entertain In Class , On Stage Dramatics Club. Left to right, seated: Sandy Jones, Rhonda Bost, Alycon Pierce, Vicki Boyd, Anita Cerio, David Manning, Meredith Hutchins, Robert Herrick, Mary Oltman, Secretary; Mike Judson, Meredy Wollenberg, Dave Sanford, Glenn Harcourt, Paul Kuritzky, Ralph de los Reyes, Henry Hubben, Eileen Brennan, Craig Medak. Standing: Laura Avery, Rory McBroom, Raili Ojala, Beth Mileson, Marcia Tabor, Lisa Drummond, Terry Brennan, Lisbee Stanley, Lynn Grove, Julie Pitsnogle, Barbara Mahaffey, Sarah Stanley, Meg Scott, Susan Sherman, Katie Knudson, Karen Isackson, Susanne Hollandsworth, Stevie Howell, Louise Thompson, Mike Grant, Debbie Wiencek, Albert Davis, Libbi Garrison, Terri Clement, Pat Hundley, Robert Waring, Julie Hollandsworth, Louise Rhodes, Ed Parnell, Sue Thackrey, Treasurer; Keith Thackrey. Not pictured: Gil Hanke, President. People lots of them and all interested, made possible significant advances in G.M.’s Drama program this year. The proximity of Arena Stage enabled many field trips and Drama class training overcame a lack of previous experience when the club presented successfully their first 3-act drama, “A Remarkable Incident at Carson Corners”. In February, the department and club hosted “Living Stage ’68”. A series of scenes, Shakespearian to very recent ones, were tied together with pop songs in a “youth and their problems” theme designed to show the ageless problems of growing up. This was followed up with the annual spring 1-act Festival “in the round”. Junior High enthusiasm also sparked Mrs. Bohart’s and Miss McComb’s revival of the Junior Drama Club. Every bit as active as its older counterpart, the Junior Club presented “What, No Santa Claus?” to the elementary schools at Christmas, “The Flood” at an assembly, and a Kabuki (Japanese) play in late spring. Carol Hull B.A., Hamline University. English III. IV. Drama. Public Speaking Drama Club. Thespians. Inductive Method Used In Social Studies Courses Informal classes and lengthy group dis- cussions characterized social studies courses as a part of the department ' s strong emphasis on individual student needs. To accomplish this. Economics, and Ancient and Medieval History electives were added to the curriculum, and documentary materials were used to supplement basic texts. Ex- perimental core English Social Studies classes added strength and depth to the in- ductive teaching method. During the year, a special committee of elementary. Junior High and high school teachers studied the entire system ' s social studies curriculum. This was in preparation for a major revision in coming years. Jerolyn Taylor B.A.. Peabody College. Virginia History, Geog- raphy. Seventh Grade Sponsor. Justine Toman B.S.. St. Louis University. U.S. Vir- ginia History, Internationa I Relations. International Relations Club. Sophomore Class Sponsor. Debate Club. Left to right, seated: Susi Crate. Karen Deans. Helen Troy. Stand- ing: Lorenzo Rocca. Jimmy Leonard, Ann Wood. President. 20 Team Government 44 Solves Problems ” Steven Cymrot A.B., Brown University; LL.B., Harvard Law School. Civics. Government. Psychol- ogy. Debate Team. Hi-Y . Senior Class Sponsor. James McBlair A.B., M.A., University of California. Gov- ernment. U. S. Civilization, World History, Economics, Medieval History. A.F.S.. Inter- national Relations Club. Chairman. Junior Class Sponsors. Gregory Williams B.A., Ball State University. Government . US. Virginia History. Key Club. Junior Class Sponsor. “Read the next chapter for tomorrow” was a forgotten cliche in government classes this year, with the team approach making use of lectures and resource materials to teach stu- dents political principles. Mr. James McBlair with colleagues Mr. Greg Williams and Mr. Steve Cymrot, gave students the opportunity to learn through ex- perience rather than from a text book. Divided into two congressional committees. Public Welfare and Appropriations, and repre- senting various members of the Senate, the class considered and defeated an educational subsidy bill early in the year. A six week study of metropolitan problems through four basic approaches, a paper on the problems of hypo- thetical city Rednow, and the annual municipal work shop at City Hall highlighted the course. Team government class considers an educational subsidy bill. 21 IRC Hears Speakers From Ireland , New Zealand , International Relations Club. Left to right, kneeling: Santiago Vera, Kip Hewitt, Jim Mims, David Crane, Vice-president ; Forrest Hunter, President ; Fred Lundy, Treas- urer; Cal Simmons, John Jenkins. Second row: Meredy Wollenberg, Marcia Tabor, Libbi Garrison, Sue Thackrey, Ginny Callanen, Secretary; Caroline Baum, Kathy Crane, Debbie McMillen, Raili Ojala, Mr. McBlair, Sponsor; Janie Pope. Carolyn Hardman B.A., M.A.. University of Rochester. World History. Freshman Class Sponsor. Linda Peterson B.A.. University of California. Virginia History. V. S. Virginia History. Seventh Grade Sponsor. 22 and Tunisia This year the International Relations Club ambitiously took on several more projects than usual. The main objective was to earn money for next year’s AFS students. Money was raised through a Work Day, sale of Christmas cards, and contributions. The club also continued to sponsor their monthly speakers from various countries, mostly officials from embassies in Washington. Included among these was ex-Ambassador Mc- Cauley from Ireland, who knew Hitler and was in Germany during the Nazi uprising. “The best AFS assembly put on at George Mason” was sponsored by the IRC. Speakers were AFS students from Costa Rica, Japan, Jim Willcock who spent the summer in France, and our own two AFS students, Santi and Raili, both of whom added humor to the program. Barbara McComb B.A., University of Michigan. Virginia History, Social Problems. English 8. Jr. High Drama Club. Katherine Hanley Charles Harold B.S., B.A., University of Missouri; M.A.T., Harvard University. M.A., Glasgow University, Scotland. World Geography. Soccer Team, Chairman, U.S. Virginia History, Guidance. Keyetles, MUSTANG. Eighth Grade Sponsors. Math Program Expanded , Coordinated Casey Withers B.A.. University of Denver; M.S., University of Illinois. Math 7. Consumer Math. Algebra II. Chester Rockwell B.A., Shepherd College; M.A., George Washington University, General Math I, Algebra II, Geometry (SMSG), Intermediate Math. Calculus. Chairman, Senior Class Sponsors. The Math Department was “on the move” in ' 68 when, with five new teachers, it embarked on a program of greater coordination and inter- relationship with other aspects of the curricu- lum. The teachers felt that math was an integral part of all fields, not just science, and sought to make courses more widely applicable. Also started in grades 4-12 was a major program revision to open channels of communi- cation, and in kindergarten through 6th grade, the Minnemast pilot math-science program. These programs seek to present abstract con- cepts through practical application, and will eventually make possible more comprehensive high school courses. In January, the Math Team was also formed as a curricular supplement. Consisting of 20 top Junior and Senior trigonometry and calculus students, the team competed in a Fairfax County league. Although inexperience was a major fac- tor in a losing season, the program will soon upgrade the overall department. Math Team Left lo right; Chris Terman. Bob hrmerins, Henry Herfindahl, Bob LaBaugh, Captain. Santiago Vera. Laurus Newby. Marcia Tabor, Mark Tosti. Karen Lucas, Chris Lacy, ( red Lundy, Rhonda Bost. Helen Troy. 24 Fern Ashby B.A.. Oberlin College. General Math I. Algebra II, Geometry. Algebra III Trigonometry. Senior Class Sponsor. Marvin Ross B.S., Texas Technolo gical University. Math 7, General Math II, Algebra I. Algebra III Trigonometry, Functions. Junior Class Sponsor. Martha Forti B.A., Westhampton College (University of Richmond). Math 7. Algebra I. I ISMSG), II Sophomore Class Sponsor Jacqueline Giffin B.S., Simmons College. General Math II, Algebra I. Geometry. Freshman Class Sponsor. 25 Science Classes Janet Beitman B.S., Bucknell Univesity. Math 7. General Math I. Algebra Cornelius Comber B.S.. University of Southern Mississippi. Math 7, General Math I. Geometry. Chess Club. Chessmen On The Move Mr. Comber and the Chess Club met on Friday afternoons to live and learn the moves of the checkerboard world. Pawns, bishops, knights, and kings were freely interchanged in their ordered reality and a qualitative logic developed. Although the team did not enter league competition, inter-club matches chal- lenged the most brilliant of mathematical minds. Chess Club Left to right: Richard Warren. Eric Yoshihashi. Wally Nickel. Chris Terman. Kevin Burns, Jeff Burns, David Fredenburg. Ben Scott, Mr. Comer. Sponsor. Not pictured: Mark Tosti, President. 26 Stress Observation , Experimentation G.M.’s future chemists completed the first advanced chemistry course the depart- ment had ever offered, enabling participants to apply the credit toward college science requirements. Courses especially emphasized labwork. Classes were sixty minutes, and actual ob- servation and conditioning of lab animals or experimentation with ripple tanks and cloud chambers provided valuable experience. The high point of the year was the re- appearance of the Science Fair in early March. Several G.M. winners took honors in District competition also. The Science Club, sponsored by Mr. Mil- ler, was more active this year than in the past. Projects included dissections and “fun” experiments. k: kig - Science Club. Left to right. Seated: Paul Eskildsen, Paul Gregory, President. Standing: Jeff Burns. Richard Roth. Rob Sobol. Frank Avery, Mark Flanak. David Fredenburg, Steve Flick, John Wise. J. Douglas Miller A.B., Dartmouth College; M.Ed.. State University of New York at Buf- falo. Science 8. Earth-Space Science. Chemistry. Science Club. Junior Class Sponsor, Wrestling Team. Alice Rooney B.S., Marywood College. Chemistry. Chemistry Study. Advanced Sci- ence. Junior Class Sponsor. 27 Seniors Offered Advanced Chemistry Jerome Layton B.S.. University of Kentucky: M.Ed.. University of Virginia. Science 8. Joyce Mattson B.S.. University of Illinois: University of Maryland Science 7. Seventh Grade Sponsor. Amoebas, parmecium, and green euglena dominated the Biology Club scene in ' 68 as Mrs. Clark and her group explored the realm of organic processes. The most exciting pro- ject was the dissection of a pregnant shark in late fall. Maxine Ropshaw B.A.. Miami University of Ohio. Science 7. Biology, Math 7. S.C. A.. Assembly Chairman. Mr. Henry ' s physics classes triangulate distances during a fall lab. 28 Biology Club Explores Fauna Biology Club. Left to right: Ted Baine, Susan Thompson, Secretary; Louise Thompson, Marianne McGlynn, Treasurer; Billy Stroud, Vice-President; Jeff Smith, Benita Wong, Susan Sherman, President; Mrs. Clark, Sponsor. Violet Clark B.A., George Washington University. Biology. Biology (BSCS). Biology ( Special Materials ). Biology Club. Freshman Class Sponsor. Theodore Henry B.A., New Mexico Highlands University. Earth-Space Science. Phvsics. Freshman Class Sponsor 29 Modern Language Enrollment Climbs Latin “Lives” On... And On Modern languages proved popular courses at G.M. this year, with large numbers of inter- nationally minded students making it necessary to add two “part time” language teachers to the department. Both Mr. Smiles and Mrs. Firkin taught basic Spanish and French courses to ac- commodate Junior High requests, and for the first time advanced German courses were offered under Mrs. Corrazzini. The ALM approach remained the principal means of developing language skills in all sec- tions except Latin, but even the “dead language” was very much alive as a branch on Miss Nead- erhouser’s Language Tree. Louise Costa A.B.. Judson College; M.A.. George Washington University. Spanish 1. II. Ill Spanish Honor Society. Chairman. Sophomore Class Sponsors. Alice Krum B.A., Madison College. Spanish 8 . I. II. IV. V. Spanish Club. Freshman Class Sponsor. Spanish Club. Left to right, kneeling: Steve Hill, Steve Flick, Craig Medak, Santiago Vera. Second row: Robin Harner, Janie Pope, President; Debbie McMillen. Secretary-Treasurer; Robin Segal, Pam Wol- lenberg, Lisa Drummond. Third row: Mrs. Krum, Sponsor; Kathy Crane, Susie Crate. Glenn Harcourt. Charlie Momsen, Reeny Chapman, Marianne McGlynn. 30 Spanish Clubs Hold Smashing Pinata Party Spanish Honor Society. Front row: Cindy Herfindahl, Anita Cerio, Andy DuPont, Brian Gendreau, President; Janie Pope, Secretary-Treasurer; Susie Gendreau, Laura Avery, Pat Hundley. Second row: Susan Wainwright, Joanna Wolf, Jean Elam, Ann Katen, Mary Bailey, Vice-President; Kathy Crane, Marianne McGlynn, Carol Ogilvie, Mary Burrell, Gail Clinton. Third row: Harriett Stanley, John Cruise, Debbie McMillan, Ann Wood, Kathy Crane, Marianne McGlynn, Carol Ogilvie, Mary Burrell, Gail Clinton. Third row: Harriett Stanley, John Cruise, Debbie McMillen, Ann Wood, Santiago Vera, John Jenkins, Louise Rhodes, Henry Herfindahl, Glenn Harcourt, Mrs. Costa, Sponsor. Senora Krum and the Spanish Club visited the Pan American Union, celebrated 3 Kings Day with a pinata party, and contributed to the tuition cost of Eduardo, the Argentine sum- mer exchange student in ' 68. Their big project, the annual Spanish dinner, was held in early Spring. The Jorge Manrique Chapter of the Spanish Honor Society held beautiful candlelight cere- monies in the fall and spring for new inductees. Interesting speakers, refreshments, and tales of Ecuador highlighted both. Card-playing is a good way to learn a language. 31 French Students See Folk Dancing Troupe Ileana Alim B.A.. American University. French 1. II. III. IV. French Club and Honor Society. Patricia Neaderhouser B.A.. Cornell University. VI. A T.. Yale University. Latin I. II. Ancient History. Journalism. LASSO. Quill and Scroll. ' vy • » 1 ■J 1 ] Ij f r 1 I f 1 ' 1 HI Miss Neaderhouser ' s Language Tree. Doris Jackson B.A. Howard University. French ft. II. III. French Club and Honor Society. Junior Class Sponsor. French Club and Honor Society. Left to right, kneeling: Robin Cruise, Secretary; Susan Thompson, Lois Addison. Second Row: Mark Greenberg, Barbara Troy, Marcia Tabor, Santiago Vera, Mary McCarthy. Vicki Smith. Kevin Burns. Third Row: Helen Troy, Chris Terman, Jim Willcock, Jeff Lundy, Ken Chamberlain. Doug Jenkins, Dennis Chevalier, Vice-President. Not pictured: Forrest Hunter. Tom Edmondson, President. The French Club and Flonor Society com- bined forces to plan many new projects this year. Between them, they sponsored the French Exhibition - a collection of French coins, stamps, and cultural items that were displayed in the Library showcase. Constitution Hall was also a well-known endroit for the French students, where they enjoyed performances by singer Charles Aznavour and the French Folk Dancers. The club produced a “love” play for Feb- ruary inductions and was kept busy viewing French plays and movies. The end of the year brought with it the annual Spring Picnic, a guar- anteed good time for all. Karen Corrazzim B.A., Bryn Mawr College. German I. II 33 Home Ec. Students Fashion New Wardrobes Karen Strother B.S.. Iowa State University. Home Economics 7,8. Consumer Economics. FHA. Future Homemakers of America. Left to right. Front row: Debbie McMillen. Secretary; Mary Bailey. Ann Perry, Karen Stein. Carol Ogilvie. Vice-President: Ann Katen. Glenda Hood. Janie Pope. -Julie Manning, Treasurer; Mrs. Hardy, Sponsor; Carol Epstein, President; Ellen Smartt, Cindy Bzdek. Cathy Rouse. Kris Boggs. if mm “Hey Mrs. Strother Look what I did!”, or “Mrs. Hardy, please come here " were always the phrases that preceded the unveiling of a Home Ec. project. And anything was pos- sible in classes that included cooking, sewing, grooming, child care, and interior decorating. Senior sewing classes were exceptionally enjoy- able with the -girls often modeling on Friday what had been a bolt of material on Monday morning. FHA, in cooperation with the Department, sponsored the fashion show and sold refresh- ments at the Electives Fair. They also supplied the teachers with Halloween candy and enter- tained them at the annual Christmas Tea. To raise money, they sold cookbooks. Commercial courses are designed to teach those skills necessary for business and secre- tarial careers. This year, the Business Depart- ment added Shorthand II in an effort to provide a broader background for career students. The proposed auditorium will make V.O.T. (voca- tional office training) possible. 34 Mildred Hardy B.S.. Purdue University. Home Economics 8. I. 11. Sewing. FHA. Senior Class Sponsor. Business Curriculum Serves Many Needs ' -a-,. ' Future Business Leaders. Left to right. Front row: Midge McQuarry, Libbi Garrison, Marcia Tabor, Pam Sager, Susan Stimmel. Second row: Diane Martin, President; Nancy Clark, Kathe Schrenk, Susie Crate, Patrick Herman, Sheryl Pugh, Linda Street. Eloise Baylor B.S., Bloomsburg State College. General Business, Record Keeping, Personal Typing. Typing FNA. Sophomore Class Sponsor. Nadine Wilson B.S., Northeast Missouri State Teachers College; M.A., Northwestern University. Shorthand I. II. Bookkeeping, Of- fice Practice. Notehand. National Honor Society, FBLA. Joyce Lowry A.B.. Pembroke State College, Typing I, II 35 Girls Invade Mechanical Drawing Edgar Gabler B.S., California State Teacher ' s College. Industrial Arts 7.8, Wood and Metal. James Borches B.S.. Western Kentucky University. Industrial Arts I. II. Sophomore Class Sponsor. Stephen Outterbridge B A.. North Carolina State University. Mechanical Drawing I. II Industrial arts teaches everything “prac- tical” from wood shop, leather, and metal- craft, to mechanical drawing. In 67-68, girls participated in the mechanical drawing as prep- aration for commercial design. Mr. Steve Outterbridge was a new member of the department. Doug Appleton uses a band saw on a shop project. 36 Art Curriculum Changes To Meet New Styles Ever wonder where all the crazy, dangly things in the display case came from? Just ask any art student. Mrs. Diane Farfan and Mr. Robert Dunburg manned the Art Department as students explored various aspects of the visual media. Everything from watercolor to sculpture and commercial lettering to psychedelic art was experimented with in Art I-IV classes. Construction of mo- biles from a variety of new materials and out- door sketching on warm spring and fall days were favorite student activities. The art curriculum is constantly changing in order to meet new fashions, styles, and stu- dent needs. Additions to the library helped broaden the program in 67-68. Diane Farfan B.A., Marshall University. Art 7. II Robert Dunburg B.A., Capital University: M.A., Columbia University. Art 7, 8. I. III. IV. Guy Foxwell and Greg Parrott make mobiles in Art. 37 Mixed Choir Sings in Senate Readers ' Ensemble. Left to right. Front row: Wanda Keyser. Elaine Fleeter, Karen Deans, Gil Hanke, Betsy Wells, Sally Herb. Student Director. Second row: Ken Bost, Candy Siler. Jack Herndon. Vicki Smith. Henry Herfindahl. Helen Troy. Malcolm Scott. Louise Rhodes. Steve Howell. Modern Music Masters Left to right. Sealed: Steve Howell. Wanda Keyser. Gil Hanke. President: Sally Herb. Helen Troy, Vice-President. Karen Lucas. Secretary-Treasurer. Standing: Myra Albright. Deborah Blystone. Caroline Baum. Candy Siler. Louise Rhodes. Karen Deans. Barbara Troy. Ann Wood. Ken Bost. Rotunda at Capitol Mixed Chorus consisted of Freshmen through Senior members that met each day in either a morning or afternoon class. The group varied tremendously in both ability and types of music performed. At Christmas, they presented Vivaldi’s “Gloria” in concert; yet sang Broad- way hits and “The Saints Go Marching In” for assemblies. Field trips to the Flermitage and C.P. Cen- ter gave the choir an opportunity to appear publicly before singing in the Senate Rotunda of the Capitol building on April 3. Top choral students made up the Readers’ Ensemble. Although the group met irregularly, they performed at numerous ceremonies, and during Christmas at the Falls Church Women ' s Club. They represent the best of G.M. Choral talent. Modern Music Masters or “Tri-M” is the musician’s honor society. Members are selected from instrumental or choral auditions. Richard Howell M.M., Westminster Choir College. Music 7.8, Mixed Chorus. Readers’ Ensemble. Mod ern Music Masters, Choirs. •• T jjpW i -sr Hk Z. Mar! Vi is- » " (i 1 ! e LA jNflljiP W ' Rfii ™i .p i Mixed Chorus. Left to right. Front row: Judy Jensen, Wanda Keyser. Karen Lucas, Diane Drummond, Sally Herb, Sandiy Jensen, Betsy Wells, Donna Thomas, Ken Potter, Ken Bost, Gil Hanke, Ronnie Hoke, Karen Deans, President ; Meredy Wollenberg, Mary Prender Second row: Linda Fernald, Ann Wood, Juanita Lawhorn, Libbi Garrison, Joanne Johnston, Lisa Drummond, Bob Ermerins, Henry Herfindahl, Lin Lemon, Dan Vines, Bill Mallory, Leslie Everett, Janene Talley, Mary McCarthy, Marcia Rusterholtz. Third row: Candy Siler, Secretary-Treasurer, Deborah Blystone, Librarian; Helen Troy, Vicki Smith, Sue Thackrey, Myra Albright. Malcolm Scott, Jack Herndon, Bob LaBaugh, Steve Howell, Mark Derrick, Rick Hedeen, Mike Judson, Louise Rhodes, Susan Leigh,. Elaine Fleeter. Not pictured: Karen Isackson, Vice-President. Band Livens Pep Rallies , Assemblies in jrfT WzJtm i i u Jm i 1 m jM i I ' | m I ♦ r: . .1 j • j. i if. l i J» f i ? 71 i T 4 " Concert Band. Left to right. Front row: Caroline Baum, Pamela Wollenberg, Caroline Diehl, Dee Dee Baynham, Susi Crate, Anne Gerard, Connie Rackowski. Laurie Bolster, Elizabeth Moore, Flenry Herfindahl, Fred Norman. Pete Fredenburg, Tom Sherman, Cathy Proffitt. Second row: Cindy Herfindahl. Robin Dibble, Robin Segall. Barbara Troy, Linda Fernald, Mary Seal. Nel Sigmond, Betty Eckert. H. Gordon Bailey, David Fredenburg, Joe Driver, Susi Ames, Fred Lane, Donald Burns. Third row: Ed Williams, Bob Shelburne, Ritchie Buschow. Tom Speetzen, Gail LaBaugh, Mark Hannak, Robert MacComber. Dan Vines. Robert Hunt, Susanne Herman. David Blake. Fourth row: Lawrence Brook, Linzia Ragland, David Hooper, Gary Parrish. Scott Merkle, Will Hubben, Diane Martin. Tom Rackowski. Sheryl Pugh. Band Officers Left to right. Front row Gail LaBaugh, Librarian; Susi Ames, Secretary. Second row: Pete Fredenburg. Drum Major; Henry Herfindahl, President; Tom Rackowski, Vice-President-Treasurer. Standing: Mr. Barr, Director. The Junior High wing echoed with “Spanish Flea” as Mr. Barr and the musical Mustangs began the year with a daily hour of drills in preparation for the October Band Festival at the College of William and Mary. The time paid off when the “Barrbar- ians” performed well in competition, and were enthusiastically received by football fans. Pep rallies swung to “G.M.H. boys,” the Christmas assembly to “Jolly Old Saint Nicholas,” and the streets of Winchester to “Black Jack March” during the group’s an- nual visit to the Apple Blossom Festival. At press time, the group was planning an ex- change concert with a Connecticut high school. The addition of the majorettes as playing members of the band improved the squad. In addition to new uniforms, the girls learned many routines and were featured at nearly every pep rally. Frank Barr B.S., University of Cincinnati: B.S., Davidson College. M.M., Indiana University. Band I. II. Senior Band. Band. Majorettes. Majorettes. Left to right: Suzanne Herman, Sheryl Pugh, Cathy Proffitt, Diane Martin, Captain. 41 Colts Corral Junior Varsity Spirit Junior High Majorettes. Left to right: Brenda Twombly. Debbie Miller. Teresa Twombly. Junior High Band. Left to right. Front row: Julie Harton. Patricia Eckert. Candi Chase. Mimi Rinick. Nlaricie Werth. Pam Millan. Connie Rack- owski. Elizabeth Moore. Ann Gerard. Carolyn Diehl. Second row: Janine Hardy. Debbie Lovings. Wayne Nicklas, John Hefferman. Eve Strait. Brenda Twombley, Robin Segall. Cindy Herfindahl. Betty Eckert. Mary Seal. Debbie Wood. Ann Peret. Nancy Rain. Pam Read. Third row: Jerry Hoover. Michael Precht. Glenn Hood. Debbie Evans. George Swick. Billy Moore. Robert Macomber. Paul Gregory. Doug Hammond. Nancy Nicholas. Trisha Hopkins. James Rackowski, Jacqueline Chase. Fourth row: Teresa Twombly, David Crellin. Jeff Burns, Paul Brucker. Fred Norman. David Bras- well. Wayne Langford. Jeff Gilmore. Gary Williams. Dennis Bettendorf. Fifth row: Michael Marcet. Mike Ordway. David Berkowitz. Fritz Fralich. Stanley Smith. The formation of the Colt Band, accompa- nied by the Junior High Majorettes, was addi- tional evidence of the growing separation of junior and senior high activities. Composed of 7th and 8th graders, the Colts marched and formed the core of the cheering section at JV football games. The 8th and 9th grades also united to form the first choir ever from those two grades. The group braved 7:30 am practices to sing “Jamaica Farewell " and “Go Down the Wishin’ Road " each Tuesday and Thursday. In Febru- ary. several members of the choir represented George Mason at Regional Chorus in Richmond. 42 • : m Sophomore Choir. Left to right. Front row: Wanda Keyser. Bette McCarthy, Secretary; Gail Locklar, Dan Vines, Earl Houseman, Deborah Blystone, Lynn Hammond, Meg Scott, Kevin Burns, Jim Davis, Terry Brennan, Chris Van Domelen, Karen Stein. Second row: Susi Ames, President; Ann Perry, Mark Derrick, Pete Fredenburg, Lynn Grove, Julie Pitsnogle, Barbara Mahaffey, Vice-President; Wayne Coates, Fred Norman, Janine Chevalier, Wanda Elam. Eighth and Ninth Grade Choir. Left to right. Front row: Liz Moore. Cindy Herfindahl. Nancy Hall, Ann Wells, Leslie Edner, Norman Williams, Jim Ferguson. Andy Sherman. Robert Waring, Virginia Via. Teresa Twombly, Debbie Miller, Brenda Twombly. Second row: Denise Doyle, Debbie Ames, Barbara Checknoff, Janis King, Debbie Wiencek. Paul Eskildsen, Frank Avery, Glenn Deans, James Powell, David Manning, Anita Cerio. Sandy Jones, Judy Kight, Vicki Boyd. Third row: Laura Avery, Mary Seal. Mary Karnis, Toni Calderone, Sheila Jones, Jeff Gilmore. Robert Macomber, Laban Sadtler, Keith Bost, Linda Taylor, Susie Gendreau. Louise Thompson. Fourth row: Jan Burnham, Sue Lemon, Joanne Johnston, Page Fraley, Tom Sherman. Don Vines, Dave Fredenburg. Mark Derrick. Fred Norman. Elizabeth Eckert. Gail Alexander, Linda Gilley. Robin Dibble, President. 43 Joe Crain B.S.. Milligan College: M.A., George Washington University. Bovs ' Physi- cal Education 7. 8. 10. Advanced Physical Education. Varsity Football. Tennis. Marjorie Humphreys B.S.. University of New Hampshire; M.Ed., Eastern Michigan Univer- sity Girls ' Physical Education 7,8.10. Cheerleaders. Pep Club. ’ 68 Sees Comprehensive Physical Education Program The Physical Education program was a comprehensive one this year including bad- minton, afternoon ice skating and bowling pro- grams, Drivers Education and Health. Because of more advanced P.E. classes, regular P.E. classes were larger. Mr. Adcock helped ease the load by teaching an afternoon Ninth grade class. Plans for the future include reinstatement of intramurals, a competitive Junior High bas- ketball team, and a grouped program. Mr. Adcock hands out report cards to his ninth grade class. 44 Mable Bradd B.S., Radford College. Girls ' Physical Education 7, 8. 9. 10. Johnny Gambill, Jr. M.A., Middle Tennessee State College. Bovs ' Physical Education 7. 8. 9 Baseball. Monogram Club. 45 Staff Office Secretaries. Left to right: Mrs. Esther Kraft, Mrs. Marguerite Donnelly. Finance Officer. Mrs. Charlotte Kadel. Guidance Staff. Mrs. Ann Hostettler. left. Academic Secretary: Mrs. Manilla Smith, Guidance Secretary. Mrs. Sally Benson, Instructional Secretary. 46 Librarians. Left to right: Mrs. Charlotte Hagen, audio- visual; Mrs. Mildred Dalton, Mrs. Nancy De Pasquale. Custodians. Left to right: Mrs. Frances Drew, Mr. Waverly Jones, Mr. Ernest Lowery, Mr. Linwood Alexander. Mr. Sidney Mitchell, Mr. Luthur Alexander. Cafeteria Staff. Left to right: Mrs. Alice Fischer, Mrs. Natalie Lazarz, Mrs. Wilda Beitle, Mrs. Gladys Layman, Mrs. Helen Nethers, manager; Mrs. Ann Clark. 47 SENIORS 48 Apprehension of Change A class so unlike those that preceded it. . . A class leading George Mason as indi- viduals. “Isolation”, as it was termed, but a quiet dedication to individual projects. Tangible results came in better publications, clubs, and overall unity. Always the few that were dedicated to nothing, but for most a growing knowledge that the responsibility of present achieve- ment rested on their shoulders, and in their footsteps others would walk for years. . .a class that laid the foundations for a new kind of progress. Apprehension. Marking the days ' till June with D.T.G.’s but deep down inside be- ing scared to death. . .free periods. Senior snowmen and mail delivery. . .lunch line cuts, furiously ringing The Bell at games, playing funny tricks in the Library Lobby . . .“What do I want to ask Santa for in the LASSO, anyway?’’. . .elbow-squeezed Senior lunch tables. . . . .Knowing in June you’ll leave your easy-going world. . .wondering what it will be like. 49 I 3 £1 IBRs, ■ ■ JmH Hi Top left: Jonathan Olom, Vice-President; Top right: Brian Dexter, President ; Kneeling left to right: Margaret Hannum, Representative; Bob Shelburne, Treasurer; Seated: Julie Manning, Secretary. 50 Senior Class Myra Albright Tom Altman Nat Ames Jay Ardai Ken Bailey Judy Beitle JoEllen Begle Sue Betters MYRA SUE ALBRIGHT: Dance Committee 2; Choir 1, 2, 3,4; P T.A Music Camp Scholarship 2; Pep Club 2; “South Pacific " 2; LASSO 2; Readers’ Ensemble 3; Variety Show 3; " Oklahoma!” 3 THOMAS LEE ALTMAN NATHANIEL WINGERT AMES: Football 1,2,3, Captain 4; Track 1,2; Key Club 2,3,4; Monogram Club 3,4; Junior Class Vice-President; Variety Show 3; Boys State 3 JOSE LOBO ARDAI JR Key Club 4; Science Club I; Electronics Club 1,2; Sound Crew 2,3,4; MUSTANG Photography Staff 4 KENNETH BAILEY: J.V Football 2. JOELLEN BEGLE: Tri-Hi-Y 2; FNA 2; FBLA 4; Girls Sports 2,3; Christmas Dance Attendant 3 JUDITH ANN BEITLE: Tri-M 3,4; Pep Band 2.3; Choir I.2.3.4; Band 1,2. Secretary 3; Drama Crews 3.4; Girls Sports 2; Band Letter 2; Band Patch 3; Music Scholarship 2; Band Medals 1,2,3 SUSAN ELAINE BETTERS. Reet Pierce 51 I I 3 k X As Freshmen, Class Spirit Overflows David Blankenship Little Brennan Ken Bost Ricky Briggs Vicki Smith and Sally Herb string miles of crepe paper before Kaleidoscope. Frank Budge Ken Burdette Ben Bull Ginny Callanen Jay Ardai and Gary Zieses take advantage of break time. Leslie Everett and Bob Compher hear the AID speaker. 52 T DAVID EARL BLANKENSHIP: Band 1,2 KENNETH CARR BOST: National Honor Society 4; Tri-M 2,3,4; Monogram Club 3,4; Choir 1, 2, 3,4; Readers ' Ensemble 3,4; Base- ball 2,3,4; “Oklahoma!”; National Merit Letter of Commendation 4; Latin Award 2; Magna Cum Laude 3; Cum Laude 3; Honorable Mention, Science Fair 2 EILEEN WILSON BRENNAN: Pep Club 2; Drama Club 3,4; TEMPO 3; ETA 3, Vice-President 4; Variety Show 3; “Oklahoma! " ; National Honor Society 4 RICHARD W BRIGGS: Biology Club, President 2; LASSO 2,3; Honorable Mention, Science Fair I FRANK WILLIAM BUDGE: Monogram Club 3,4; MUSTANG 4; Football 2,3,4; Tennis 3,4; Variety Show 3 BENJAMIN FRANCIS WYMAN BULL: Hi-Y 4; Football 1, 2,3, 4; Basketball I; Track 1; Baseball 1,2, 3,4; Variety Show 3 KENNETH BURDETTE VIRGINIA ANNE CALLANEN: National Honor Society, Vice-President 3, President 4; Student Council 1,4; Freshman Class Representative; Keyettes 2, Junior Representative 3, Vice- President 4; International Relations Club 2,3, Secretary 4; Pep Club 1,2; FHA 1; Choir 1,2,3; “Mikado " ; “South Pacific " ; Variety Show 3; 20th Century Typewriting Award 2 ROBERT CASON: Choir 3 KENNETH LEROY CHAMBERLAIN: National Honor Society 4; French National Honor Society 2,3,4, French Club 2,3,4; International Relations Club 4 RICK CHAMPION: Cross Country 4 ALYCE YVONNE CHOURRET NANCY CAROLYN CLARK: Tn-Hi-Y 3, Secretary 4; FBLA 4 TERRI ANN CLEMENT: FNA 2, Historian 3, President 4; Spanish Club 3, President 4; Tri-Hi-Y 2,4; International Relations Club 3,4; Dramatics Club 3.4; “Oklahoma! " ; Variety Show 3; Girls Sports 2,3,4; Virginia Music Camp 3 ROBERT COMPHER Choir I; Variety Show 2; Football 2 RALPH DAWSON COX: Key Club 3,4. Dra- matics Club 4; Choir 3; Football I; Sound Crew 3,4. David Crane Bob Cason Rick Champion Nancy Clark BobCompher Ken Chamberlain Pinky Chourret Terri Clement Ralph Cox 53 ’6S Holds G.M. ’s First Sadie Hawkins Dance “He ' s Got the Whole World in His Hands. " Jonathan Olom shoulders the Senior Bell. 5 “Left, right, left, " Steve Howell escorts Beth DuPont. Rick Coykendall Susi Crate Dennis DeCreny Brian Dexter David Crane Karen Deans Linda Denoff Chris Dreslin 54 Freshman Slave Day Bill Dressel Debbie Dressel Diane Drummond Beth DuPont Phil Dziubinski Bing Earman Tom Edmondson Charles Edner FREDERICK W COYKENDALL: Debate Club 2.3 DAVID OTIS CRANE: Na- tional Honor Society 3,4; Spanish Honor Society 1,2; Quill and Scroll 4; International Relations Club, Vice-President 4; Key Club 4; Award from Association of Naval Weapons Engineers and Scientists 3; US Army Institute of Environmental Sciences 3; Award from Society of Photographic Scientists and Engineers 3; LASSO 4; MUSTANG 4 SUSAN JAYNE CRATE; Keyettes 4; Spanish Club 4; International Relations Club 4; Drama Club 4; FBLA 4; Debate Club 4. Band 4; LASSO 4 KAREN IRENE DEANS: Tri-M 2,3,4; FTA 2; Keyettes 3,4; Debate Club 3, Vice President 4; Choir 1,2,3, President 4; Readers’ Ensemble 4 DENNIS DECRENY: JV Football I; JV Basketball 2; Varsity Football 3,4; LASSO 2; Variety Show 3 LINDA CAROLE DENOFF: Prom Committee 3 BRIAN LEE DEXTER; Senior Class President; Student (Council 4; Monogram Club 3,4; Football 1,4; Soccer 3; Cross Country 2,3; Track 1,2, 3, 4; Variety Show 3 CHRISTOPHER DRESLIN: Rifle Club 1 WILLIAM GEORGE DRESSEL JR : Hi-Y 4; Football 2,3,4; Track 2 DEBRAH ANN DRESSEL; FNA 3; Choir 1,2; Majorette 1.3 DIANE ALEXANDRA DRUMMOND: French Honor Society 2.3; Pep Club I; Choir 1, 2, 3,4; “Oklahoma! " ; Variety Show 3; Cheerleading I; Girls Sports 3,4, Home- coming Co-Chairman 4; MUSTANG 4 BETH DAVIS DUPONT: National Honor Society 3,4; Spanish Honor Society 2,3; Student Council, Corresponding Secretary 4; Pep Club 1,2, Secretary 3, Treasurer 4; Keyettes 2,3,4; FHA 1; Spanish Club I; " Mikado " ; Variety Show 3; Cheerleading, Varsity 3, Co-Captain 4; Girls Sports 3,4; Homecoming Attendant 3, Maid-of-Honor 4; Christmas Queen 4 PHILIP L. DZIUBINSKI JR Spanish Honor Society 3; NEDT Award 2; Latin Award 1,3; National Honor Society 4 JAMES MICHAEL EARMAN: JV Football I; JV Bas- ketball 1,2; Track I; Football 3,4; Varsity Basketball 3, Captain 4; Monogram Club 3,4 THOMAS DAVID EDMONDSON: National Honor Society 3, Vice-President 4; French Honor Society 2,3, President 4; Freshman Class Treasurer; Key Club 3,4; National Merit Semi-Finalist; “It’s Academic " Team 4 CHARLES BYRON EDNER: Biology Club I. Rick Lincoln and Leslie Smith talk basketball during a lunch break. 55 . Carol Epstein Robert Ermerins David Evans Leslie Everett Jeff Fischer Evelyn Frederick Class of ’68 Acclaimed Meredy Wollenberg. Lee Merkle and Karen Isackson muse during a Drama Class demonstration. CAROL JANE EPSTEIN FTA 2.3.4; FHA I. Historian 2. Secretary 3. President 4: Keyettes 3.4. MUSTANG 2: LASSO 3. ROBERT ERMERINS SCA 4: Choir 1,2, 3.4; Student Square Co-Chairman 4 DAVID GRACY EVANS: Biology Club 2; Choir 1.2; Band I.2.3.4; " Mikado " ; “South Pacific " LESLIE HENDERSON EVERETT Hi-Y 3.4 WILLIAM JEFFREY FISCHER SCA 4; Drama Club 4; Key Club 4; German Club 2.3; Choir 3; Football 3.4: Soccer I; Basketball I: Base- ball I. Manager 2: " Oklahoma! " : Variety Show 2.3. 56 44 Best in School 99 as Freshmen ELIZABETH ANN GARRISON: Keyettes 2. Vice-President 3, President 4; Tri-Hi- Y 2,3, Chaplain 4; International Relations Club 2,4; FBLA 4; Dramatics Club 4; FHA I; Choir 1,2,4 THOMAS GIVENS: Photography Club 4; Hi-Y 4; MUSTANG 3, Photography Co-Editor 4 DARLENE MARGARET GOODYEAR: Spanish Honor Society 2,3; Spanish Club 2,4; Lasso 2,3; Dramatics Staff 3,4 GILBERT CARL HANKE: Tri-M 3. President 4; Thespians 3,4; Quill and Scroll 4; Monogram Club 3.4; Dramatics Club 3, President 4; MUSTANG 3, Sports Editor 4; Chqir 1,2, 3,4; Cross Country 2,3; Track 3; “Mikado " ; “South Pacific " ; “Oklahoma!”; “The Mouse That Roared " ; “The Lottery " ; " The Remarkable Incident At Carson Corners " ; Drama Crews 3,4 MARGARET ALICE HANNUM: Student Council 3,4; Sopho- more Class Vice-President; Junior Class Representative; Senior Class Representa- tive; Pep Club l, 2, 3,4; Future Homemakers of America I; Cheerleading 2,3, Co- Captain 4; Girls Sports 3,4; Sweetheart Attendant 2; Prom Attendant 3; Homecoming Queen 4 MARGARET SUSAN HARNER: FBLA 3,4 Libbi Garrison Tom Givens Darlene Goodyear Gil Hanke Margaret Hannum Mickie Harner 57 IH Class Spirit Dwindles During Sophomore Year Rick Hedeen Sally Herb Elaine Heeter Henry Herfindahl Susanne Herman Dwain Hope Kip Hewitt Steve Howell ERIC CHARLES HEDEEN: Hi-Y 3, Secretary 4; Choir 1 ,2,3.4 ELAINE NELLIS HEETER: Pep Club 1,2,3, President 4; Tri-Hi-Y 2; Choir 1, 2, 3,4; Readers ' Ensemble 4; MUSTANG 2,3; “Mikado " ; “South Pacific”; “Oklahoma!” 3; Cheerleading 2,3,4; Prom Co-Chairman 3 SARAH ANNE HERB: Tri-M 3,4; Student Council Vice- President 4; Inter-Club Council, President 4, Keyettes 2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 2, Secretary 3, Sergeant-at-Arms 4; FTA 2,3,4; Choir 1,2, 3,4; Readers’ Ensemble 3,4; “Oklahoma!” Chorus Director; “Mikado”; Variety Show 3; Girls Sports 3,4; Regional Science Fair, Honorable Mention 2; Homecoming Co-Chairman 4; Christmas Maid of Honor 4; George Mason Junior Miss Representative 4; Representative on Garfinckel ' s Teen Board 4; MUSTANG Staff 4 HENRY CHARLES HERFINDAHL: Spanish Honor Society 4; Choir 3,4; Readers’ Ensemble 4; Band 3, President 4; “Oklahoma!” 3; “The Remarkable Incident at Carson Corners” 4; “Mikado”; “H.M.S. Pinafore”; National Honor Society 4 REBECCA SUSANNE HERMAN: Pep Club 1,2; Ma- jorette 3,4; FTA 4; Band 4; Variety Show I; Girls Sports 1,2 CLIFFORD A. HEWITT: Student Council President 4; National Honor Society 3,4; Quill and Scroll 4; Monogram Club 2,3,4; Key Club 3,4; International Relations Club 2,3,4; Biology Club 1; LASSO 3,4; Cross Country 2,3,4; Track 2,3,4; " Most Valuable in Track”, “Most Team Spirited” 3,4; “Most Improved” Cross Country 2; Basketball 1,2, 3,4; Variety Show 3; “Outstanding Achievement in U.S. History” 3 LOUIS DWAIN HOPE RICHARD STEVENSON HOWELL: Tri-M 4; Spanish Honor Society 3,4; Key Club 3,4; Dramatics Club 3,4; Skating Club 1,2; Spanish Club 1,3; Choir 1,2, 3,4, Band 1,2; Football I; Soccer 3; Basketball 2,4; Track 2; “Mikado”; “H.M.S Pinafore " ; " South Pacific”; " Oklahoma!”; Music Camp Scholarship 2 RICHARD DENMAN HULL: Football 1,2,4 ROBERT HUMPHREYS FORREST WALKER HUNTER: National Honor Society 4; French Honor Society 2, Vice-President 3,4; Student Council 4; International Relations Club 2,3, President 4; Key Club 4; MUSTANG, Business Manager 4; LASSO 1,2,3; " It’s Academic” Team Alternate 4 MARK CHAPMAN HUTCHINS: Ice Skating Club 1,2; Biology Club Vice-Pres- ident 2; German Club 2; LASSO 4 KAREN ANNE ISACKSON: International Re- lations Club 4; Dramatics Club 3,4; Tri-M 4; Choir 2,3, Vice-President 4; Readers’ Ensemble 3,4; “It Happens Every Summer " ; “The Remarkable Incident at Carson Corners”; " Oklahoma!”; Variety Show 3; Christmas Dance Committee 3; Sweetheart Dance Committe 3 JILL WARREN JACKSON: FNA 3 JOHN EDWIN JENKINS: Spanish Honor Society 4; Key Club 4; International Relations Club 4; LASSO 3,4; Football 4; Track 3,4. Jim Mims takes his mind off Physics (and photography). Ricky Hull Bob Humphreys Mark Hutchins Jill Jackson Forrest Hunter Karen Isackson Ralph Jenkins 59 Junior Year Begins Enthusiastically Sandiy Jensen Robbie Keeler Bob Kolonich Linda Krogman Bob LaBaugh Chris Lacy Ed Larrivee Chris Larson Senior Ensemble members give Christmas performance. 60 t : X, £ ■ Spaghetti Dinner Becomes 5 68 Tradition SANDRA ARLENE JENSEN: FT A 2,3, President 4; Choir 1, 2,3,4; MUSTANG Senior Editor 4; Fine Arts Award 3 ROBERT WILLIAM KEELER: Hi-Y 4; Monogram Club 4; Chess Club 4; Cross Country 3,4; Wrestling 4; Audio Visual Staff 3 ROBERT KOLONICH: J.V. Football 1,2; Varsity Football 3,4 LINDA ANNE KROGMAN: Pep Club 2,4 ROBERT LABAUGH Spanish Honor Society I; “South Pacific” 2, “Oklahoma " 3, Annual Government Project 3; Working School Board Printing Press 4; National Honor Society 4 CHRISTOPHER PATRICK LACY: Football 3,4; Basketball 2; Variety Show 3; Lab Assistant 3,4; Christmas King 4 EDWARD FRANCIS LARRIVEE CHRISTOPHER ERIC LARSON: Dra- matics Club 2,3, Vice-President 4; German Club 2,3; FTA 4; Choir 2; Band 1,2; MUSTANG Index Editor 3; LASSO 3,4; Cross Country 2; “It Happens Every Sum- mer”; “Oklahoma! " ; " The Lottery " FREDERICK JAViES LEONARD: Chess Club I; Hi-Y 4; Debate Club 4; Band 1,2,3; LASSO I; Variety Show 3 DAVID LESH: J.V. Football 1,2; Variety Show 3 RICHARD HARMON LINCOLN: Foot- ball 1,2,3, Captain 4; Basketball 2,3,4; Track 1; Baseball 1,2,3, Captain 4 KAREN GAIL LUCAS: National Honor Society 3, Secretary 4; Tri-M 2,3,4; Student Council 4; FTA 2, Secretary 3, Chaplain 4; Choir 1.2, 3,4; Reader’s Ensemble 3; “H.M.S. Pinafore”; “Mikado " ; “South Pacific”; “Oklahoma”; Variety Show; Na- tional Merit Letter of Commendation; Baccalaureate Reception Co-Chairman 3; FTA State Convention Delegate 3; Northern Virginia Conference Convention 3; SCA Con- vention 4; Spaghetti Dinner 3, Co-Chairman 4. Senior members of the National Honor Society listen to a speaker during the December inductions assembly. Jimmy Leonard David Lesh Ricky Lincoln Karen Lucas 61 66 A Secret Garden of Hearts ” Chris Lacy works logs in the library. Fred Lundy Julie Manning Diane Martin Mary McCarthy Guila MacCaslin Jim Manwaring Bob McCabe Bill McCormack 62 The Most Beautiful Dance of Them All Midge McQuary Lee Merkle Allen Miller Jim Mims Larry Mongole Linda Moss Jimmy O’Hara Raili Ojala FREDERICK KENNEDY LUNDY III German Club 3; French Club 4; Chess Club 3; International Relations Club, Treasurer 4; National Merit Semi-Finalist; “It ' s Aca- demic " Team 4 GUILA RAE MACCASLIN; Spaghetti Dinner 3,4; Variety Show 3 JULIA ANN MANNING: Senior Class Secretary; Tri-Hi- Y 2, Chaplain 3, Pres- ident 4; FHA 3, Treasurer 4; Pep Club I; Choir 2; Variety Show 3; “Mikado " ; Girls Sports 1, 2, 3,4; Sweetheart Dance Attendant 3; Baccalaureate Chairman 3; Sweetheart Dance Committee 3 JAMES MANWARING DIANNE WESLEY MARTIN. Tri-Hi-Y 1,2, 3. 4; Pep Club 1,4; FBLA, President 4; Band 4; “Mikado " . Variety Show 2,3; Majorette 1,2, Co-Captain 3, Captain 4; Gregg Shorthand Award; Gregg Tran- scription Award ROBERT MCCABE: Football 2, Manager 3; Hi-Y, President 3 MARYALICE CECILIA MCCARTHY: French Honor Society 3,4; Student Coun- cil 4; Pep Club 1,2; FNA 1,2; Tri-Hi-Y 4; Choir 4; “South Pacific " ; " Oklahoma!”; Girls Sports 1; Prom Chairman 3 WILLIAM JOSEPH MCCORMACK. Football 3,4; Track 2,3.4 MARY MARGARET MCQUARY: Tri-Hi-Y 2,3, Vice-President 4; Pep Club 1.2; FBLA 4; FHA 2; MUSTANG 4; WEAM High School Reporter 4 LEE STEVEN MERKLE: Spanish Honor Society 2; MUSTANG 4; Variety Show 3 JOHN ALLEN MILLER. National Honor Society 3.4 JAMES MIMS: Photography Club 1; Intramural Basketball 1; LASSO 2,3,4; MUSTANG 2,3,4 WILLIAM CLARENCE MONGOLE: Science Club 1; Football 1,3 LINDA ELLEN MOSS: Junior Class Treasurer; Tri-Hi-Y 2; MUSTANG 2. Underclass Editor 3, Features Co-Editor 4; Drama Staff 3,4; Variety Show 2.3 JAMES TIMOTHY O ' HARA: JV Basketball 2; Variety Show 3; Christmas Dance Co-Chairman 3 RAILI MARJATTA OJALA: Dramatics Club 4; Keyette Club 4; FTA 4; International Rela- tions Club 4; Foreign Exchange Student from Finland. Kip Hewitt, “The Mouth That Roared! " 63 “A Night In New York ” Rekindles Cathy Rice thinks a moment about. . . Jonathan Olom Mike Parcell Reet Pierce Johnny Reynolds Steve Papanicolas Wayne Petree Linda Pugh Louise Rhodes 64 Jld Class Spirit JONATHAN LAWRENCE OLOM: Freshman Class Vice-President; Senior Class Vice-President; LASSO 1,2, 3.4; Variety Show Co-Director 3; “It’s Academic " Team 4, Captain; Junior-Senior Basketball Coach 3,4 STEPHEN CONRAD PAPANICOLAS: Biology Club, Treasurer; Spanish Club 1,2, Vice-President 3; Hi- Y 4; “Oklahoma! " ; Alumni Tea Chairman 4; Spanish National Honor Society MICHAEL BERNARD PARCELL; Photography Staff 3.4; Biology Club 2; MUSTANG 4; LASSO 4 WAYNE PETREE MARGUERITE PIERCE: Sophomore Class Secretary; Pep Club 1,2; FHA 2; Dramatics Club 3,4; “The Lottery " ; Cheerlead- ing 2; Girls Sports 3; Variety Show, Co-Director; Christmas Dance Committee 3; Sweetheart Dance Committee 3; Homecoming Dance Committee 4 LINDA SHERYL PUGH FBLA 4; Majorette 4; Band 4 JOHN GERALD REYNOLDS ELEANOR LOUISE RHODES: Student Council 4; Student Square Chairman; Keyettes 3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 1,2,3, Treasurer 4; Spanish Club 1,2; Pep Club 1,2,3; FTA 2,3,4; Choir 1, 2, 3,4; Readers’ Ensemble 3,4; MUSTANG 3, Subscription Manager 4; “Mikado”; “Oklahoma!”; " South Pacific " ; Variety Show 3; Girls Sports I; Prom Committee 3 CATHY ALETA RICE: Pep Club 1.2; FHA 1,2; FT 3, Secretary 4; LASSO 3,4; Girls Sports 3,4; Homecoming Attendant 2; Bake Sales Chairman 3 WILLIAM EDWARD RIDGEWAY: Track 3,4 JOHN ALEXANDER ROBERTS: Photography Club 3; LASSO 4; Soccer 4; Track 2, 3,4. ...JANE LOUISE ROLLYSON: Pep Club 1,2: Math Club 1; MUSTANG 1: Variety Show 3; Girls Sports I CHARLES RUSS: JV Football I; Track I; Varsity Track 2; Varsity Football 2; Var- sity Cross Country 2 MARCIA LYNN RUSTERHOLTZ RICHARD RUTHVEN: Photography Staff 4 JOHN BEALE SADTLER, JR Football 1,3,4; Track 1, 2, 3,4. Seniors listen to Congressman Broyhill talk on local problems. Cathy Rice John Roberts Charlie Russ Richard Ruthven Bill Ridgeway Jane Rollyson Marcia Rusterholtz Jack Sadtler 65 DISCIPLES Salute SIMARITANS Pam Sager Bob Schlager Kathe Schrenk Ken Shade Bob Shelburne Tom Shreve Betty Shire Cal Simmons A class converges on the office. David Blankenship, Ken Bailey, and Ken Shade wait for a class meeting. Would you believe Ted Yeary? Vith 66 A Carousel of Spring 99 PAMELA JANE SAGER Tri-Hi-Y 2.3,4; FBLA 4; Pep Club 2; MUSTANG 2,3; WEAM High School Reporter 2.3 ROBERT PAUL SCHLAGER JULIA KATHERYN SCHRENK FBLA 4; Variety Show 3; Sweetheart Dance Committee 3; Homecoming Dance Committee 4 KENNETH SHADE: FBLA 4 ROBERT WENDELL SHELBURNE: Senior Class Treasurer; French Club 3; Hi-Y 4; International Rela- tions Club 4; Band 1. 2, 3, 4; MUSTANG 4; LASSO 3; Football Manager 4; Track 4; Homecoming Committee 4; Variety Show 3,4. BETTY FAYE SHIRE: Drama Club 4; Choir 4; LASSO 2 THOMAS GARLAND SHREVE: Football I; Track 1,3; Wrestling 4 WALT RAYMOND CALVERT SIMMONS JR LASSO Editor-in- Chief 4; Spanish Honor Society 2,3,4; Quill and Scroll 4; Key Club 2. Secretary 3, President 4; Monogram Club 1, 2, 3,4; International Relations Club 2,3,4; Drama Club 3.4; Cross Country 4; Basketball 2; Tennis I; Captain 2,3,4; Most Valuable Player 1,2,3, Most Team Spirited 2,3; Track 1 ,2,3,4; Harvard Book Award for Outstanding Junior Boy; Finalist Regional Oratorical Contest.. ROBERT SIMPSON DONNA MARIE SITTON: Pep Club 1,2; FHA I; Variety Show 3 THOMAS LAWRENCE SKUBAL Football 4 KATHLEEN ANNE SLATER LESLIE EDWIN SMITH: Pep Club I; Int. Basketball I; Choir I; H.M.S “Pinafore " ; JV Bas- ketball 2; Basketball 3,4; Baseball 3.4 PEGGY JEAN SMITH Pep Club 1,2,3, Vice President 4; Choir 1,2.3; MUSTANG 3; Variety Show 3; H.M.S. “Pinafore " ; Girls Sports 1 ,2,3,4 International Relations Club 3; FNA 3; Tri-Hi-Y 2,3; Ring Dance Chairman 3; Sweetheart Dance Committee 3 VICTORIA JEAN MARGARET SMITH: National Honor Society 3,4; French Honor Society 2.3.4; Keyettes 2.3, Treas- urer 4; Choir 1, 2. 3. 4; Reader ' s Ensemble 3.4; MUSTANG Curriculum Editor 4; Vari- ety Show 3; Girls Sports 1,2; National Merit Letter of Commendation 4; War College 4. Columbia Press Association Yearbook Convention 4 CLINTON LEE SNOWDEN: Hi-Y 2, Treasurer 3, President 4; Football 2; Baseball 2,3,4. aine Heeter, Mark Hutchins, Susanne Herman actually study during class! Bob Simpson Tom Skubal Leslie Smith Vicki Smith Donna Sitton Kathy Slater Peggy Smith Clint Snowden 67 Seniors Lead Thriving SC A, Publications Ho! Ho! Ho! Senior Style. Harriett Stanley Diane Stevens Susan Stimmell Emmy Seedlock Linda Street Bob Strickler Que? Harriett Stanley ponders over a Spanish exercise 68 lomecoming Tradition Broken By “Kaleidoscope 95 Seniors triumphantly return with “Old Tannenbaum. " HARRIETT LARI STANLEY: MUSTANG I. Underclass Editor 2, Features Editor 3, Editor-in-Chief 4; National Honor Society 3,4; Student Council 1, 2, 3, 4; Freshman Class President; Sophomore Class Representative; Junior Class President; Pep Club 2,3,4; Dramatics Club 2,3; Choir 1,2,3; LASSO 2,3,4; “Mikado " ; “H.M.S. Pin- afore " ; “Oklahoma! " ; “One Happy Family " ; Variety Show 2,3; Girls Sports 1.2, 3,4; Outstanding Freshman; Outstanding Sophomore; Best All Around Junior Girl; FTA Convention 2; Forensics-School, Districts 1; Student Exchange Chairman 2.4; Girls State 3: Spaghetti Dinner Chairman 3,4; Columbia Press Association Conven- tion 4; National War College 4 MARGARET DIANE STEVENS; FHA 1; Pep Club 1,2; FTA 3, Historian 4; LASSO 3,4; Spaghetti Dinner Committee 3,4 SUSAN JANE STIMMELL; FBLA 4; Choir I MARY MARION SEEDLOCK: Tn-Hi-Y 2,3,4; FTA 3,4; Choir 1,3 LINDA ELAINE STREET; Spaghetti Din- ner 3,4 ROBERT JOSEPH STRICKLER: Monogram Club 4; Football 1; Cross Country 3, Captain 4; Track; Most Improved Runner -Cross Country 3; Most Im- proved Performance Track 3; Most Valuable Runner Cross Country 4 RHONDA JEAN STUEBING: Drama Club 1,4; FTA 2; LASSO 4; “The Remarkable Incident At Carson Corners " MARCIA MARIE TABOR: Keyettes 2,4; Dramat- ics Club 4; Tri-Hi-Y 2,4; FBLA 2,4; International Relations Club 4; French Club 4; Choir 1,2; LASSO Exchange Editor 4; “Mikado " ; “South Pacific " ; Girls Sp orts 1,2,4 SUE THACKREY: Keyettes 2,3, Recording Secretary 4; International Re- lations Club 4; FTA 2, Treasurer 3.4; Dramatics Club 3, Treasurer 4; Choir 1,3.4; Band I; MUSTANG 4; “It Happens Every Summer " 3; Variety Show 3; Girls Sports 1,2 CATHY THOMPSON REX EUGENE TINKHAM HELEN TROY: National Honor Society 3,4; French Honor Society 2,3,4; Tri-M 2.3, Vice-President- Treasurer 4; LASSO 1; " Oklahoma " ; “South Pacific " ; Variety Show 2,3,4; Spa- ghetti Dinner CorTimittee 3; Alumni Tea Invitations Chairman 4. Roni Stuebing Marcia Tabor Sue Thackrey Cathy Thompson Rex Tinkham Helen Troy 69 ■■ 64 Keep Your Class Rank 99 Becomes Class Motto Seniors attend another interesting assembly? Santiago Vera Bill Watkins Jim Willcock Joanna Wolf Susan Wassmann Betsy Wells Rena Williams Meredy Wollenberg 70 College Applications Cause Mounting Tension SANTIAGO VERA: Spanish Club 4; International Relations Club 4; Soccer 4: Tennis 4; Most Team Spirited Soccer 4 SUSAN WASSMANN: Pep Club 2,3; FHA 2,3: FNA 2; Sweetheart Dance Committee 3; Homecoming Committee 4; Christmas At- tendant 1,4 WILLIAM EDWARD WATKINS JR.: Hi-Y 3; Football 3 ELIZABETH MENCER WELLS: Pep Club 2; Tri-Hi-Y 2; Choir 1 .2,3,4; Readers ' Ensemble 3,4; Band 1; “Mikado " ; “South Pacific " ; Girls Sports 3,4; Cheerleading 2 ELVIN JAMES WILLCOCK: National Honor Society 3,4; Student Council. Second Vice-President 1,2; Sophomore Class President; Key Club 3. Secretary 4; Monogram Club 3, Vice-President 4; Choir 1,2; Football I; Soccer 3,4; Cross Coun- try 2,3; Track 2,3; American Field Service 3 RENA LEE WILLIAMS: Dra- matics Club 4; Spaghetti Dinner Committee 4; Bulletin Board Committee 4 JOANNA SWARTZMAN WOLF: Christmas Dance Co-Chairman 3: Variety Show 2,3 MEREDITH GERTRUDE WOLLENBERG: Student Council 4; Pep Club 1.2; Dramatics Club 2,3,4; International Relations Club 4; LASSO 4; Drama Crews 2,3,4; “The Remarkable Incident At Carson Corners " ; Thespians, President 4; Variety Show 3,4 CAROLYN MARIE WEST: Pep Club 2 ANN MARGARET WOOD: National Honor Society 3, Treasurer 4; Tri-M 2,3,4; Spanish Honor Society 4; Student Council 4; Debate Club. President 3,4; Keyettes 2,3; District Represent- ative 4; DAR Award in US History 3; Decorations Chairman Sweetheart Dance; FTA 2, Chaplain 4; Choir 1,2,3; “South Pacific”; Variety Show 2,3; National Merit Let- ter of Commendation 4; Refreshments Chairman Alumni Tea 4; Decorations Chair- man Baccalaureate; War College 4 TERRENCE WOOLSEY: Variety Show 3 CLELLAN CLEVELAND YEARY, JR : Monogram Club 2,3, President 4; Key Club 3, Sergeant-at-Arms 4; MUSTANG Subscription Manager 4; Soccer 3; Cross Country I, Captain 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2; Track 1,2,3, Captain 4; Variety Show 2,3,4; State Champion ‘440 3; Most Improved Runner —Cross Country I; Most Valuable Runner— Cross Country 3. Most Valuable Runner Track 3 GARY MITCHELL ZIESES: Key Club 3,4; Electronics Club 1,2; Science Club I; MUSTANG 4; LASSO 4; Track 2,3,4; Variety Show 4; Electives Fair 4; Sound Crew 4; Homecoming Com- mittee 4. Carolyn West Ann Wood Terry Woolsey Teddy Yeary Gary Zieses Senior Superlatives i W % ¥ 7w ' BEST ALL AROUND Beth DuPont and Nat Ames MOST OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTOR Harriett Stanley MOST SCHOOL SPIRITED Margaret Hannum and Bing Earman 72 BEST LEADERS Kip Hewitt and Sally Herb WITTIEST Jane Rollyson and Jonathan Olom MOST ATHLETIC Rick Lincoln 73 FRIENDLIEST MOST SCHOLARLY Julie Manning and Jeff Fischer Tom Edmondson and Ann Wood Edmondson , Lundy Are Merit Semi-Finalists National Merit Semi-Finalists are chosen on the basis of scores received on a competitive Na- tional Merit Exam taken in their Junior Year. Semi-Finalists for ' 67-68 were Tom Edmondson and Fred Lundy. Merit Letters of Commendation are awarded to those who scored just below the cut off line for Semi-Finalists. Seniors receiving Letters were Ken Bost, David Crane, Bob LaBaugh, Karen Lucas, Vicki Smith. Helen Troy, and Ann Wood. Mr. Brouillette congratulates Semi-Finalists Fred Lundy and Tom Edmondson. National Merit Letters of Commen- dation recipients receive their cer- tificates from Mr. Brouillette at an assembly. Left to Right: Karen Lu- cas. Ann Wood. Vicki Smith, Mr. Brouillette. Helen Troy, Bob La- Baugh, David Crane. Not pictured: Ken Bost. 74 Government Experience Extends Beyond School G.M. Gains Recognition At Boys ’ , Girls’ State Each spring several Junior boys and a girl are selected to attend American Legion Boys ' and Girls’ State. This annually conducted program at Radford and William and Mary campuses brings together the top Junior leaders from each Virginia high school for a week of government experience. Climax of the week is election of a State Governor, and Senators to Boys’ and Girls’ Nation in Washington. At Boys’ State in Williamsburg, Kip Hewitt was one of twelve nominees for Boys’ Nation. The following week at Radford, Harriett Stanley became the Nationalist Party nominee for Governor, and was appointed Secretary of the Commonwealth. Nat Ames and Cal Simmons, other Boys ' State del- egates, were officials in their mock cities. This Boys ' and Girls ' Slate delegates, left to right: Cal Simmons, Harriett Stanley, Nat was the first time George Mason students held Ames, Kip Hewitt, high offices at either program. Ti rf [ 1 U j T » 1 ft y I , War College attendees at Fort McNair, left to right: Kip Hewitt, Jonathan Olom, Harri- ett Stanley, Tom Edmondson, Vicki Smith, David Crane, Ann Wood. Seven Study World Problems At War College In early September, seven outstanding Sen- ior Social Studies students were selected to attend National War College lectures at Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D.C. For two weeks, the Seniors heard talks ranging from basic socio-economic theory to advanced theories on the spread of Communism. George Mason was the only high school represented at the seminar. Those attending were David Crane, Tom Edmondson, Kip Hewitt, Jonathan Olom, Vicki Smith, Harriett Stanley, Ann Wood, and Sponsor Mr. Greg Williams. 75 Seniors Pride in Setting Precedents Team Captain Jonathan Olom presents Mr. Brouillette with a set of encyclopedias a- warded the school for winning “It ' s Aca- demic. " Looking on are other team mem- bers Fred Lundy and Tom Edmondson. As Seventh Graders . . . “G.M.” now . . . With big halls, short days because of con- struction, and a red clay campus . . . Mr. Taw- ney and Mrs. Chisolm . . . endless testing ses- sions . . British Miss Butler, lorries and woolies . . . and our very own Variety Show “On the Farm”. Eighth grade . . . the new wing arrived . . . the tempo increased and held ... a new re- spect, a new discipline . . . locker inspections, and a memorable fire alarm . . . Mr. Dudley, the great Math teacher switch, a hootenanny, a dance with the Vistas, and a LASSO surmise that ’68 “might be a class to watch.” Freshmen ... a class that outdid them all . . . Sadie Hawkins, Freshmen Slave Day, halls covered with “68 top 65” signs . . . and an incredible unity that surprised even our- selves . . . Being able to attend formals, go to dances, and legally get into PTA sockhops . . . Group identities when individuality reigned . . . more emphasis on ‘learning’ when grades were suddenly so important . . . being cited as the “best class in the school.” Gay Sophomore airs . . . Wondering what happened to last year’s class spirit, but school spirit for an almost State Championship Bas- ketball team made up for it . . . biology, the last year of gym, “a narrative a day”, an easy honor roll . . . Saddle shoes raged, and poor boy sweaters were in for the unconcerned Soph- omores in the “We’re No. 1” year. 76 Junior vitality with Harriett once more at the helm ... the first Spaghetti Dinner . . . ‘Christmas on the Seine’ and battling the Senior amazons in . . . basketball? ... A Secret Gar- den of Hearts, ‘the most beautiful dance of them all’ ... A Night in New York . . . students that both fought and yielded . . . disillusion with a positive result ... Sally’s opening number . . . Downtown . . . Jonathan and Reet . . . Summer- time, Try to Remember ... a class together. Rings, College Boards, daffodils, the last of the Electras, elections, appointments, the Prom, and Sandiy’s prize winning Memorial Day float crowded the spring, then . . . “Our turn” . . . Kip leading us in the be- ginning and the end . . . Mr. Brouillette, “just like one of us,” in the Principal’s office . . . Library lobby congregations . . . The Bell and The Court. Mass psychedelia with Kaleidoscope, Powderpuff football, 13-13 ... a Senior Christ- mas Tree . . . and Senior masters in the second Freshmen Slave Day. McBlair, Cymrot, and Williams, the ‘Ter- rible Trio’ in team government . . . metropoli- tan problems, and a Senior “It’s Academic” team winner ... An SCA with an overactive thyroid . . . Senior mail delivery . . . another basketball (?) game, “Go, go gettem gettem Seenurz!” Senior section filled with underclass- men . . . Santi and Raili. Applications, pictures, letters, verbal, math, achievements, scores, transfers, more letters, final notices . . . caps and gowns, grad- uation practices . . . and suddenly it’s all over ... no longer the Class of 1968. 77 ORGANIZATIONS HELP SUPPORT YOUR AFS 7 MASON NEEDS 0 CONTINUE nnnjill VOLUNTEER TO WORK OCT Z8 Organization of Change The same clubs with the same purposes the extra-curricular education, but different ways to reach this goal. A strong ICC, closer cooperation with the faculty, a growing distinc- tion between Junior and Senior High activities. The first General Tea, only moderately suc- cessful, but the idea is initiated. . .a smashing success with the November Electives Fair. . . a Student Council that set a fast pace for a school to follow —a school that followed hopefully. . . hopefully became willingly, energetically, and a new idea of Student Government is set. Under- classmen manned donut sales and staffed pub- lications, service clubs thrived; the result being 21 Honor Society inductees. . . .Apathy applying to an obvious few, interest to the working majority. . . . .Organizations that lent order in the con- fusion of change. 79 SCA Initiates Student Square , Exchange , Mosaic Sparked by President Kip Hewitt, the Stu- dent Council shed its “sluggish” reputation by dynamically leading student activities in 67-68. Council projects varied from selling do- nuts during morning hours to drawing long- term plans for the Student Square, and for in- stallation of a school mosaic. In the most suc- cessful attempt yet to breach the perennial “communications gap”. Smoke Signals (the SCA newsletter), SCA announcements and homeroom representatives were adopted. Described by Mr. Brouillette as “the most active, creative, and responsible SCA in my six years at George Mason”, the 67-68 Coun- cil earned that evaluation by promoting en- thusiasm, and setting precedents which will long be followed. Top right. Kip Hewitt, President; Top left. Robert Waring. Second Vice- President; Standing center. Sally Herb. First Vice-President; Standing left, Cathy Owen. Treasurer; Seated center. Beth DuPont. Corresponding Secretary; Seated below. Susan Sherman, Recording Secretary. Left to right, front row: Cathy Owen. Susan Sherman. Robert Waring. Kip Hewitt, Sally Herb. Beth DuPont. Second row: Rae Tanner . Meredy Wollen- burg, Mary McCarthy, Kinsley Morse, Karen Lucas, Margaret Hannum, Steve Kaplow, Paul Brucker. Third row: Paige Fraley. Harriett Stanley, Gini Bonnell, Ann Larson. Colleen Lynch. Ann Wood. Brian Dexter. Fourth row: John Cruise. Milton Hunter, Katie Knudson. Forrest Hunter. Louise Rhodes, Jeff Fischer. 80 Active Council Sponsors Many Activities This year the SCA took the responsibility for planning and coordinating assemblies. Sally Herb helps with tree planting for the Student Square while Mr. Brouillette and Councilman Silverstein watch. ICC Presents Electives Fair To PTA Left to right: Paul Gregory. Susan Sherman. Brian Gendreau. Terri Clement. Carol Epstein. Julie Manning. Forrest Hunter. Libbi Gar- rison. Sally Herb. Calvert Simmons, Ginny Callanen. Elaine Heeter. Sandiy Jensen, Tom Edmondson. Harriett Stanley, Ted Yeary, Robin Dinkle. The Interclub Council is the branch of the SCA responsible for coordinating and encour- aging club activities. It is made up of all or- ganization presidents, collectively having the power to issue and revoke club charters. Under SCA Vice-President Sally Herb, the ICC held a General Tea in September to famil- iarize students with club offerings, sponsored an Electives Fair for the PTA in November, and granted club charters in December. This year proved the most active in recent ones for the ICC. Typist Debbie McMillen and printer Bob LaBaugh stand by LASSO display at Electives Fair. Honor Society Inducts 21 Left to right, seated: Karen Lucas, Secretary; Ginny Callanen, President; Tom Edmondson, Vice-President. First row: Caroline Baum, Santiago Vera, Barbara Troy, Jim Willcock, Robin Cruise, Fred Lundy, Mrs. Nadine Wilson, Sponsor; Phil Dzubinski, Helen Troy. Karen Deans, Harriett Stanley. Henry Herfindahl, Vicki Smith. Second row: Rhonda Bost, Beth DuPont, Kip Hewitt, Rae Tanner, Bob La Baugh, John Jenkins, David Crane, Dennis Chevalier, Mark Tosti, Calvert Simmons, Allen Miller, Forrest Hunter, Ken Bost, Ken Chamberlain. Not pictured: Ann Wood, Treasurer; Eileen Brennan, Mike Judson, Rory McBroom, Raili Ojala. As inductees lit candles of leadership, scholarship, character, and service, the stu- dent body heard of the achievements necessary in each of these areas to be elected to National Honor Society. Mr. Edmund DuJarnett, a State Department official, spoke on the value of achievement beyond capability, his informality adding a modern touch to the traditional ceremony. National Honor Society Membership is the highest honor a high school student can attain. John Jenkins leads new inductees as they light their candles. Tom Edmondson speaks on scholarship. 83 Left to right. Front row: Robin Cruise. Chaplain; Debbie McMillen. Junior Representative; Janie Pope. Corresponding Secretary; Rae Tanner. Historian ; Ann Wood. Senior Representative: Ginny Callanen. Vice-President; Libbi Garrison, President; Sue Thackrey, Recording Secretary; Vicki Smith. Treasurer. Left to right, second row: Rhonda Bost. Carol Ogilvie. Jean Elam. Janine Chevalier. Caroline Baum, Kathy Crane. Susie Crate. Left to right, third row: Raili Ojala. Karen Deans. Marcia Tabor, Kinsley Morse. Carol Epstein. Sally Herb. Beth DuPont. Left to right, fourth row: Helen Troy, Mary Oltman. Gini Bonnell, Kathy Wood. Louise Rhodes. Not pictured: Ann Katen. Brenda Schumann. Vicki Smith and Libbi Garrison polish trophies. Definitely the most active club at George Mason. Keyettes sprang into action by under- taking an incredible number of service projects. To help create school spirit, they made a new mascot, and sponsored a naming contest re- sulting in “Mustang Sally.” The Club received the ‘Most Active ' rec- ognition from the SCA by collecting for UNICEF, decorating the teachers ' room at Thanksgiving, ushering at numerous school and civic functions, stapling school board letters and polishing trophies. As Christmas ap- proached, they gave a C.P. Christmas party, staffed the Salvation Christmas Bureau. Under President Libbi Garrison, Keyettes made their mark in Falls Church this year. 84 Keyettes Recognized as 4 Most Active 9 Keyettes present sum- mer project “Mustang Sally " at the James Wood football game. Key Club Busier Than Ever In 9 68 Left to right, front row: Jim W ' illcock, Secretary; Calvert Simmons, President; Ted Yeary, Sergeant-at- arms; Dennis Chevalier, Treasurer. Second row: Bob Ermerins, Pat Herman, Mark Greenberg. Third row: John Jenkins, John Cruise. Tony Carroll, Kip Hewitt. Wayne Coates. Fourth row: Jeff Fischer, Dave Sanford. Ralph Cox, Lin Lemon, Steve Howell. Fifth row: Jay Ardai. Mr. Williams, Sponsor; Mike Judson, Forrest Hunter. Sixth row: David Crane. Tom Edmondson. Not pictured: Nat Ames, Vice-President; Gary Zieses. Key Clubbing was at its best this year as members tried everything from parking cars to playing area Key Clubs in touch football. With a new by-law on meeting and project attend- ance added to the Constitution, member par- ticipation and project attendance was consid- erably increased. Even before school started. Key Clubbers were busy distributing textbooks to classrooms. They served as cashiers at athletic events, collected for UNICEF and ALSAC, and worked with the Keyettes in the Christmas Bureau and on the children ' s Christmas party. In the spring they sponsored a car rally with neighboring Key Clubs. The Key Club is the high school students ' division of Kiwanis. Calvert Simmons and Mr. Greg Williams led the Mason Club this year as they served their school and community. 86 Key Club , Keyettes Sponsor Christmas Party Key Clubbers look on at Cerebal Palsy Christmas Party. “Santa " John Jenkins hands out candy. Calvert Simmons presides over another rip-roaring Key Club meeting. 87 Mf 4 Future ? Clubs Give Interested Students Left to right, front row: Karen Lucas, Secretary; Carol Ogilvie. Librarian; Eileen Brennan. Vice-President; Sandiy Jensen, President; Sue Thackrey. Treasurer; Debbie McMillen. Second row : Mrs. Swire, Sponsor; Rory McBroom. Susanne Herman. Carol Epstein. Sally Herb, Jackie Jackman, Kate McDowell. Third row: Debbie Ferguson, Helen Troy, Raili Ojala, Louise Rhodes, Ed Parnell. Not pictured: Chris Larson. Margaret H. Hamilton Scholarship Fund Built Future Teachers spent most of their time this year earning money for the Margaret H. Hamilton Scholarship Fund, and student teach- ing in three city elementary schools. Dedicated to giving students interest in a teaching career and opportunity “to find out what teaching is really like”, FTA spent two days in the fall and spring observing and teach- ing grade school classes. Mrs. Swire, sponsor of FTA this year, accompanied four members to Richmond for the convention in December. At the annual awards assembly in May, a grad- uating club Senior planning to enter the teach- ing profession was awarded the Hamilton scholarship. Officers conduct candlelight inductions. 88 Valuable Career Experience Left to right, kneeling: Barbara Gibson, Secretary; Barbara Best, Sharon Lawless, Paulette Kanode, Historian; Pat Hundley, Public Relations. Standing: Barbara Brittain, Nancy Miller, Donna Yelverton, Treasurer. Debbie Yeary. Terri Clement. President; Mrs. Baylor, Sponsor; Not pictured: Cathy Owen, Vice-President. Future Nurses Collect For Medical Research Height, weight, scales, thermometers, and typewriters characterized a small Future Nurses Club this year as they planned their hospital service projects with sponsor Mrs. Baylor in the typing room. Collecting for ALSAC, marching for dimes, and candy strip- ping at Fairfax Hospital were some of the year ' s activities. FTA President Sandiy Jensen leads a third grade reading group at Mt. Daniel during fall teaching days. Terri Clement presides over FNA meeting. Hi-Y Sponsors Spring Dance For Scholarship Left to right, front row: Roger McClesky, Robbie Keeler. Fred Crabill. Vice-President: Clint Snowden, President: Rick Hedeen, Sec- retary; Tom Dill, Treasurer; Benn Deans, Frame King. Second row: Tom Givens, Ray Rollins, Bob Shelburne, Bill Dressel, Terry Wheeler, Charles Newland, Jim Mims, Steve Papanicolas, Wendell Byrd. Mr. Steve Cymrot, Sponsor. President Clint Snow- den gives the photog- rapher a moment during an afternoon meeting. The Alpha Omega Hi-Y is the younger branch of the YMCA. In addition to collecting for UNICEF and marching for dimes, the club sponsored a Hi-Y Dance in the spring to finance their annual scholarship. 90 Tri-Hi-Y Collects For UNICEF Left to right, front row: Julie Manning, President; Midge McQuarry, Vice-President; Louise Rhodes, Treasurer; Sally Herb, Sergeant- at-arms; Libbi Garrison, Chaplain; Claudia Dewhurst, Julie Hollandsworth, Pam Sager, Judy Parsons, Mary Bloebaum, Lynn Muilen- burg, Mary Prender, Debbie Ferguson. Second row: Terri Clement. Mary McCarthy, Gail Locklar, Judy Bradley, Marcia Tabor, Laura Mongole, Juanita Lawhorn, Renee Clinton, Lisa Drummond. Not pictured: Nancy Clark, Secretary; Vicky Vanneman. Even before November inductions, the Tri- Hi-Y banded together to collect for UNICEF, then followed up that project with others like a Pep Rally skit and Kidnap Breakfast. One of the offical GM service organizations, the hus- tling club was led during the 67-68 year by President Julie Manning and new sponsor Mrs. Alice Weber. The Tri-Hi-Y is the youth counterpart of the YWCA. It seeks to serve the school and community through its motto: “To create, maintain, and extend.” Sponsor Mrs. Alice Weber can hardly be told from the members at Tri-Hi-Y meeting. 91 “Only MUSTANG Makes It Happen .,. 99 The cheerful editors. Left to right, front row: Debbie McMillen, Organizations; Vicki Smith. Curriculum; Robin Cruise, Underclass; Linda Moss, Features; Priss Tackney, Underclass Assistant. Second, row: Vicky Vanneman, Features: Gil Hanke, Sports. Third row: Ann Larson, Index: Gail Clinton, Index; Features Assistant; Sandiy Jensen, Senior; Ellen Smartt, Senior Assistant. Fourth row: Forrest Hunter. Business Manager; Harriett Stanley, Editor-in-Chiej; Jim Mims, Photography; Louise Rhodes, Subscriptions. Not pictured: Ted Yeary, Subscription Assistant; Tom Givens, Photography. “Attention MUSTANG Staff! All sections will meet tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. We have a deadline to meet!” closed every Friday’s announcements, and faithfully, at 9:30 staff members stumbled in, wiping sleep from their eyes, reaching for strawberry donuts. Deadlines came and went bringing with them days of frantic work and worry. Infinite trips to Hot Shoppes provided all the nourishment needed. Under Harriett ' s leadership and Mrs. Hanley’s gently prodding hand and encouragement, the book be- gan to take shape. Layouts were perfected and copied on final layout sheets; they were perfected some more and recopied on more final layout sheets. Margins were set and copy was typed; the right margins were set and copy was typed again. Deadlines were met and everyone breathed easier. . .until they thought of the next deadline. Dedicated sophomores, juniors, and seniors stag- gered home after meetings feeling as though they had really accomplished something. The final product showed their accomplishment; there was a method to MUSTANG madness, they really did have a better idea for sale this year. Forrest Hunter. Busi- ness Manager, and Har- riett Stanley, Editor, make high level policy decisions. 92 The photography staff heads into the darkroom. Left to right: John Roberts, Jay Ardai, Jim Mims, Wilson Fredrick, David Crane, Mark Hutchins, Harold Nicholas, and Tom Givens. Not pictured: Andy DuPont, Gary Zieses. " All right, where did my coke go?” " It evaporated. " Robin Cruise and Dolly Hass struggle to meet a Saturday morning deadline. Pausing from other activities to transact important MUSTANG business are John Cruise, As- sistant Sports Editor, and Mary Oltman, Ad Manager. The Staff. Seated: Diane Drummond, Sally Herb. Standing: Craig Medak, Pete Fredenburg, Glenn Harcourt, Suzanne DuPont, Bob Shelburne, Dolly Hass, Ann Katen. 93 Anticipation of Change Hundreds of faceless underclassmen — struggling to be more than a name. Seventh graders still frenzied, still scared, forever being “picked on”. Underclassmen. . .frantic in an unhurried atmosphere. . . .Hysterical hours, slamming lockers, mad dashes to the cafeteria for donuts, .a crazy- dizzy-laughing flash of faces, faces, faces. . . .Homework — busywork — crammed work in the cubbyhole across from Chemistry. Times up, lunch time, gulped food, change moods. . . I’m late!! Whizzzzz. . .oh, the clock was wrong. Eighth graders being “Seniors of the Jun- ior High”, feeling superior. Security in a crowd, looking and acting like all your friends. Now — a Junior High Drama Club and News- paper. Freshmen — high school now — observing other people, often judging from the outside what’s inside. Excited about being “old enough”, blissfully oblivious to college, scholarships, and test scores. Sophomores — old enough to break away from the crowd. . .friends in all grades. . . “Break away? But where would I go?” “Juniors are the best!” in a year of un- ceasing activity. Changing your views, chang ing them back, and letting them be known. Produc- tivity. Endeavoring to be the top — but not being allowed to. . .College — so far away, but April and those months bring a fluttery stomach. Sud- denly, great things come from your friends, all too soon the year is over. A satisfied feeling, a project completed, and “your turn” is here. 95 Madison , Mount Daniel , and T. J. Left to right. First Row: Priscilla Edwards, Secretary; Paul Brucker. President. Second Row: Richard Roth, Treasurer ; James Rackowski, Vice-President; Steve Kaplow. Representative. Seventh Grade In they came shouting, giggling, scurrying madly about the annual 7th grade invasion of GM began again September 6. Little boys played, little girls chatted, and all struggled to sit still in the gym balcony while Mr. Brouillette wel- comed them aboard as the Class of ’73. The first few weeks of George Mason passed chaotically lockable lockers, classrooms with- out numbers, P.E. every day, and another round of Virginia History. The class as a whole ad- justed slowly to the high school way of life. In early weeks, the cafeteria was the scene of ele- mentary school games; behavior was an obstacle for SCA donut sales and the 7th grade hall liter- ally crawled with students all day. Under SCA and class sponsor supervision, results came in an orderly, spirited first class meeting. The Class of ' 73 was not content to “just sit back and be 7th graders”. They cooperated with their officers and sponsors to plan a Sadie Hawk- ins Christmas Dance, helped operate the morn- ing lost and found, and cheered on the Colts. 96 Become George Mason Nancy Addison David Berkowitz Kevin Allan Mary Betts Rusty Altman Jim Blankenship Rhonda Animon Pat Blystone Barbara Ardus John Boaz Devra Bailey Mike Boisseau Donna Beck Mark Bolster David Bon Tempo Paul Brucker Elaine Breckwell Keith Bruns Laurie Briggs Diane Bullock Miriam Brooks Frank Canture Debbie Brown Roger Carroll Donna Brown Dan Cavanaugh Jackie Chase Jeff Cronin Scott Childress Linda Crowder Danny Ciaccio Shannon Curry Bruce Clendenin Stephany Curtis Neale Coates Mary Cottingham Ernest Davis Anne Dexter Seventh graders write narratives in Mrs. Jenkin ' s English class. Priss Edwards Patricia Eckert B Ehrmantraut Charlie Ferguson Santos Estrada Guy Foxwell Debra Evans Clifford Fraber Betsy Everett Don Faith Fritz Fralich Wilson Frederick Eric Garrison Juliet Harton Jim Gibbons John Hefferman Eric Grant Donna Herman Joan Hall J Hollandsworth David Hamilton John Holcomb Rhonda Hamilton Glen Hood Janine Hardy Sheldon Hooper Class Elections in Early Nov . I Jean Fauteux Ronny Garrett 7th Graders Still Study Va Terri Houtz Susan Jones Jerald Hoover Frank Jeter Nancy Kain Tom Kane Jane Jeter Steven Kaplow Andrea Johnson Margaret Karnis Jennifer Jones Susanne Kilgore Steve Jones Debbie Kimberlie Alison King John Linton John Krogman Jeannette Lloyd Theresa Lampert John Lawless Cindy Longerbeam Peter Lovell William Leahy Karen Loving Marie Lewis Debora Lovings Karen Lindsey Joann Lynch ’73 Makes Lunch Area “Jr. High ” Joanne Lynch Laurette Masters Mathew McCarthy Billie C. Mather Terry McIntyre Bruce Mattson Patty Macomber Pamela Millan Tim Malone Norma Miller David Marsh Billy Moore Jack Martin Dave Moore Charlene Morris Mike Ordway Harriet Morse Bill Owen Donna Myers E Papinicolas Athena Napier Gregory Parrot Robert Newberry Sherrie Payne Nancy Nicholas Anne Perret Wayne Nicklas Charles Perkins Juanita Pierce Norris Rice Lorraine Pierce Mimi Rinick Stewart Pierce Bryce Robinson Anthony Polk Richard Roth Mike Precht Paula Russo James Rackowski Jim Scott Pam Read John Simmons 100 Jim Singleton Hartley Stanich Inis Sharff Gerome Swick David Shaw Deborah Schafer David Shifflett Vivian Shreve Randy Thieme Norma Thompson Eve Strait Mark Tueton Chris Vreeland B Waitzfelder Steve Wood Lallah Wyman Seventh graders watch Ibby Acosta D.J. to “Gimme Some Kind of Sign Girl " at Junior High Welcome Dance. 101 Eighth Grade Left to Right, First Row: Mark Hanak, Vice President; Steve Flick. President; Andy Davis, Treasurer; Second Row: Paige Fraley, Secretary. Tricia Kinney. Representative. Since the only planned class projects were the three dances, the energetic Eighth Graders looked elsewhere for things to do. They served as the welcoming committee for the Seventh Grade, sold donuts for the S.C.A., and put up a “Happy Thanksgiving " bulletin board. Eighth grade girls were enthusiastic members of Pep Club while boys sparked the J.V. football team. The Class of ' 72 led the Junior High Dramatics Club in its first year of ex- istence since 1962. As the year closed, class pride rose with the election of an S.C.A. Vice-President of the Junior High. In a mood of confi- dence, the class anticipates the changes coming their first year of high school. Ibby Acosta Frank Avery Wayne Allen Diane Bailey Deborah Ames Gardner Bailey Pam Anderson Janet Barbee Mary Antinozzi Earl Barto Carla Appell Carol Beck Lucille Ask C. Beethoven Cathy Boggs Pat Burke Greg Carter Scott Bradley Brad Braswell David Braswell John Brennen Robin Brickman Jan Burnham Jeff Burns R. Campbell Vera Carlson Eugene Carroll Roberta Chadd J. Chamberlain Candi Chase Barb Checknoff Robert Clement Jim Clinton Susan Cumbey Theresa Clewlow Nancy Curt Rita Comley John Daniel Carol Compher Andrew Davis Ann Crane Glenn Deans Palmer Crellin Mark Derrick Joan Crumpler Robin Dibble 103 The Spirit of ’72 I Caroline Diehl Richard Dwyer Donna Dinkle M. Dziubinski Denise Doyle Margi Earman Leslie Edner Brian Fox Vicky Fry e Terry Edwards Cathy Fraley William Galacd Paul Eskildsen David Fredenburg Anne Gerard Gwen Fehrenbach John Fredericks James Giles Jim Ferguson Billy Fry Michael Giles Steve Flick Bobby Fry Jeff Gilmore Peggy Flynn Cathy Frye Robert Good Bruce Grant Steve Harrington Paul Gregory Cindy Herfindahl Lynn Grigg Howard Herman Nancy Hall Linda Herrera Doug Hammond Kenny Herrick Mark Hanak Annie Herron Robin Hamer Lois Hertz 104 Denise Higdon Vicki Howell Steve Hill William Hubben Daniel Hoke Susan Hughes M Holzhauer Carol Humphreys Michael Hoover R Hungerford Pat Hopkins Donald Jamerson Susan Hornstein Susan James David Johnson Pat Johnson Katherine Kane Mary Karnis Bonnie Kellam Janice King Dan Kinkead Tricia Kinney Nancy Klimas Kathy Lambert Wayne Langford Sue Lemon Ragland Lindzia Mike Lippard Debbie Locke Jackie Locklar Vickie Locklar Peggy Lyddane Dana Lyman James Lynch Steve Harrington pauses for a breather in the library. Linda Mannon James McKenzie Michael Marcet Bruce Meecham Billy McGlynn Frank Mele 105 Junior High girls clap to “Hail George Mason. " Bonnie Mannon Jessie Miers Nancy Miller Scott Merkle Deborah Miller Elizabeth Moore Buddy Michaels Debra Miller Larry Morehouse Mike Morehouse Nancy Peel C. Pendergast Michael Pierce Ralph Pierce James Powell Judy Profitt William Read Thea Rose Betsy Rouse Barbara Salyers Ben Scott Andy Schwind Robin Segall Susan Shade Andrew Sherman Thomas Sherman Mary Shick Anita Smith Stanley Smith Robert Sobol 106 Eighth Grade Leads Jr. Drama Club Randy Souders Karen Steirer Marlene Thorpe Carol Thur Sandra Street Ron Turrisi Sharon Strubel Brenda Twombley Tommy Sutphin Theresa Twombly Danny Sutton J VanderHeyden Janice Tanner Virginia Via Billy Walker Debbie Wilcock Sharon Wolfrey Benita Wong The Colts get ready to romp into another halftime show. Carol Whitlock John Wise Robert Weiler Mary Williams Ann Wells Norman Williams Maricie Werth Alberta Willson Maurice West Marcella Wilson James Warner Gary Williams Pam Wollenberg First Row, Kneeling, David Manning, Treasurer; Left to Right, Second Row: Karen Harner, Secretary; Milton Hunter, President; Katie Knud- son, Representative. Third Row, Steve Zlotnick, Vice President. The Freshmen worked hard in promoting all areas of extra- curricular activities. Ninth grade girls organized many spirit projects, boys gained valuable experience through sports parti- cipation, and Freshmen made up sizeable segments of the Drama Club, Choir, and Band. Freshman girls formed the core of their Powderpuff football team, and although participation was not ex- tensive in planning their sock hop. Purple Haze, they netted a $100 profit. The class found it difficult adjusting to the many demands of the Freshman year, but capable leadership and good planning made class projects successful. I 108 Freshman Class Charlie Abdo Andrew Acosta Mark Albrecht Janet Alexander Melanie Allan Steve Antinozzi Doug Appleton Laura Avery Ted Bain Ted Banner Dee Dee Baynham Louis Berkowitz Gary Boone Keith Bost Vicki Boyd Steve Boyles Lawrence Brooke John Brophy Mike Burk Donald Burns Wendell Byrd Bill Bzdeck David Campbell Mary Jo Carlo Mary Carroll Stephen Carter AndyCiaccio Toni Calderone Anita Cerio Richard Chapins Larry Clendenin Janet Cole Laureen Chapman Joan Childress Connie Cooke David Crellin 109 Freshman Girls sM ; ♦ ■ w si 5 1 “Now listen you all...” Brenda Jones, Carol Gray, Sarah Stanley and Deb- bie Wiencek plan their next attack on the “Lunker” line in the Powderpuff football game. Karen Daniel Jim Decker Ann Davis John Doliante Mike Davis Betty Eckert Melinda Ellis William Ermerins William Essig Nelson Estrada Kenny Fauteux Debbie Filan Susie Gendreau Bucky Gibson Joan Gibson Linda Gilley Frank Gordon Maurice Gordon I no Spark Pep Club Dana Gore David Grim Janet Harding Carol Gray John Grim Karen Harner Steve Grigg Eddie Hannum Peter Herrick “What a day for a daydream...” Bucky Gibson and Larry Clendenin exhibit a pensive mood at the Homecoming game. Vince Herron Joyce Hileman Bob Hobson Bill Howard Cynthia Hull Robert Hurt Dallas Holcomb Milton Hunter S. Hollandsworth Gail Jackson David Hooper Judy Jensen 111 Joanne Johnston Brenda Jones Sandy Jones Sheila Jones Judy Right Ed Kilpatrick Katie Knudson Paul Kuritsky Barry Kain Paul Karnis Nick Larson Besty Leigh A classic example of “Gary Scott’s” magnetism at the Sophomore dance, ‘Up. Up and A way ' . John Lincoln Dagmar Lindsey Ronnie I.odico Gary Longerbeam Stephen Lundy Dennis Lyddane Robert Macomber David Manning Billy Martin Janet Masters Roger McClesky Lance McCracken 1 12 Susi McQuary Beth Mileson Richard Minchik Carl Miller Laura Mongole Paula Montgomery Robert Montgomery William Neal Harold Miller Tom Nicholson Shirley Miller Fred Norman Karyn Harner, Steve Zlotnick, and David Grim on a Saturday afternoon. Danny Nugent Mary Prender Richard Orf Larry Parnell Gary Parrish Cathy Proffitt Connie Rackowski Jack Roberts Clift Parrot Alycon Pierce Bert Robertson Pat Rooney 113 Debbie Read Douglas Riffee Gene Rose Christine Russo Rich Rozzelle B. Rusterholtz Patti Sachs Laban Sadtler MikeSandidge Mary Seal Gary Shaffer Nel Sigmond George Simpson Susan Skubal Donna Smith Jeff Smith Mike Smith Steve Spinelli Sarah Stanley Jeff Strait Kevin Strickler Billy Stroud Freshmen get homework done in the library 1 14 “The Purple Haze” creeps up on unsuspecting Freshman girls as they sell cokes. Linda Taylor Terry Thompson Mike Tillman Tom Thompson Keith Thackrey John Velasquez Michael Thatcher Susan Wainwright Louise Thompson G. Waitzfelder Dale Walton Robert Waring Fred Watson Debbie Weincek Ed Williams Richard Williams John Wright JudyWurz Edna Wynn Mike Yelverton Paul Young Steve Zlotnick 115 Left to Right, Colleen Lynch, President; Dolly Hass, Secretary; Mark Greenberg, Vice President: Gail Clinton, Treasurer ; Kinsley Morse. Representative. “The Sophomores never do anything!” The yearly groan rose again in September as the oldest underclassmen were tra- ditionally left out of both junior and senior high activities. How- ever. by adding the Christmas Dance and a Powderpuff game to their scheduled list of activities, plus new ideas like Sopho- more Sucker Day, Clarence-Clean Up projects, and their Sock- hop, Up, Up, and Away, the class of ’70 broke the inactive tra- dition. October marked the first class meeting with President Col- leen Lynch announcing yearly plans, and Mr. Brouillette evalu- ating class spirit and academic promise. They were told they were “a class of extremes,” and the year was extremely suc- cessful. Class spirit was unmatched, and Sophomores became valuable club and publications members. Sophomore Class Larry Addison Tom Alexander Susan Ames Roy Anderson Owen Baynham Karen Black Pret Block Debbie Blystone Laurie Bolster Judy Bradley Terry Brennan Barb Brittain Chris Brown Ellen Budesky Owen Bullock Kevin Burns Mary Burrell Ritchie Buschow Janine Chevalier Joe Carpenter Daniel Clarke Kelly ' Champion Scott Cline Kim Champion Gail Clinton B. Charlesworth Wayne Coates Veronica Chase Denise Conley Carol Cooke Jim Davis Helen Cooksey Ben Deans Kenny Crowder David DeCreny Rod Culbertson Ralph Delos Reyes Chris Dailey Claudia Dewhurst Bob Davis Andy Dupont Jeannie Martin and Stephanie Line whoop it up after a Mustang score. Suzanne Dupont Wanda Elam Bobby Elliott Mike Ellis Ruth Fatchett Richard Fauteux Pete Fredenburg Jerry Fry Mary Frye Gaye Goetz 118 Clarence Clean-Up Projects Held Jimmy Gorman Mark Greenberg Lynn Grove Penny Guerrero Lynne Hammond Glenn Harcourt Dolly Hass Kristin Hedeen Pat Herman Charles Hobson J. Hollandsworth Earl Houseman Edward Humphreys Pat Hundley Gary Johnson Wanda Keyser Holly Hutchens M. Hutchins Jackie Jackman Chris Johnson Greg Kilpatrick Randall King Scott Krebs Gail LaBaugh Claudia Dewhurst and Jimmy McCrocklin show different opinions about photographers. 119 Gary Lindsey Sophomores watch Mustangs battle Valley Vikings Steve Larrivee Mike Lacy Stephanie Line Jeffrey Lundy Fred Lane Wayne Locke Gary Lyman Jimmy Langford Gail Locklar Colleen Lynch Barb Mahaffey Ralph Malone Bill Marsh Jeanie Martin Gordon Matheson Debbie Mattson Paul Maxwell Rick McCarraher Betty McCarthy Jim McCrocklin Marianne McGlynn Carol Mclnturff Christmas Dance Changes ' I 120 Steve McIntyre Craig Medak Lisa Meeker Joanne Melvin Kinsley Morse Chris Neuman Linda Miers Lynn Muilenburg Anne Newton Charlie Momsen Michael Murphy Harold Nicholas prior to after-game clean-up. David Ordway Lennie Painter John Parker Martha Payne Ann Perry Julia Pitsnogle Hands to Sophomores Judy Parsons Lorenzo Rocca Dave Payne John Roebuck John Payne Paul Ropshaw 121 Sophomore Spirit Breaks Van Rouse Shelley Sealock Belinda Schumann Marty Schwind Margaret Scott Susan Sherman Raymond Schick Patti Singleton Ricky Sacra Danny Seidel Lindy Schrenk Eric Sherman Tommy Skelly Nancy Skubal Barbara Smith George Smith Mark Spinelli 122 ' Unbusy 9 Tradition PrissTackney Brenda Thieme Brenda Thorpe Jimmy Thur Lee Trail RenaTrexler Max Turner TomTurrisi Chris Vandomelen Donald Vines Clay Walden Richard Warren Susan Weiler Robbie Werth L. Westmoreland Sam Williams Eric Wolf Debbie Yeary Kathy Wood Eric Yoshihashi Scott Cline spends his time studying-football. 123 Left to Right, Mary Oltman. Secretary; John Cruise, President; Doug Jenkins, Vice President; Gini Bonnell, Representative; Dennis Chevalier, Treasurer. “Presented by the Junior Class, makers of clean cars!” closed announcements as carwashes, cancelled carwashes, bake sales, basketball practice, and more basketball practice fitted be- tween classes, officers meetings and class meetings. From indi- vidual contributions and much class participation, ’69’s “esprit de corps” grew as they barreled successfully through the busiest year of high school. Juniors were everywhere at once; plans for a sock hop and position papers were sandwiched between multitudes of computer tests, and U.S. Civ. or Government, Chemistry or Physics classes. Homework was often neglected, and although grades decreased, knowledge increased. A set of energetic class sponsors counseled the Juniors as they strived to produce the ultimate goal the Prom. Variety Show practices, swollen knuckles from twisting new class rings too many times, and trips to Hot Shoppes and Tops dominated the Spring. 124 Lois Addison Mari Bailey Lynda Brown Paul Chase Junior Class Douglas Albrecht Ron Allan Dianne Alleman James Anderson Caroline Baum Barbara Best David Blake Mary Bloebaum Kristine Boggs Gini Bonnell Rhonda Bost Laura Brandt George Brennan Michele Burns Cindy Bzdek Tony Carroll Randy Champion Dennis Chevalier George Churchill Renee Clinton Mark Comer 125 Kathy Conover Robin Cruise Bob Compher John Cruise Albert Davis George Cotner Fred Crabill Kathleen Crane Becky Livingston entertains Jean Elam, Kathy Conover, and Ann Katen Joan DeBacker Sally Dill Tom Dill Joe Driver Lisa Drummond Jean Elam Anne Ellis Debbie Ferguson Linda Fernald Adrienne Fifer 126 Debbie McMillan and Rae Tanner get their dollar’s worth. . . and more, at the Spaghetti Dinner. Lisa Gore Mike Grant Carol Gray Susan Griffith Martha Grim Dale Hall Steve Harrison Claire Hastie Diane Head Jack Herndon 127 Car Washes , Bake Sales Markl Don Higdon Ronnie Hoke Chuck Holtzhauer Margie Howard Sandra Howell Henry Hubben Glenda Hood Mary Hughes Tony Herron Bill Horstkamp John Hundley Unfortunately, Mrs. Hanley wouldn’t co-operate; neither would the Handley Judges. Paulette Kanode David Hunter Doug Jenkins 128 Busiest Year Yet Mike Karnis Anne Katen Glenn Kight MikeKinkead Carol Kirby Bill Kohn Juanita Lawhorn Sharon Lawless Frank King Susan Leigh Lin Lemon Junior Keyettes present ‘Mustang Sally’ at the James Wood football game. Mike Lennon Colleen Lyden Anne Lyons Bill Mallory Susan Marshall Junior Cathy Owen, socks it to ’em at a pep rally. STEP, SCAT, SAT and Nora Martin Don Matheson Maria Mazzie Kate McDowell Debbie McMillen Len Michalowski i Wally Nickel Cathy Owen Clare Nugent John C. Parker Paul O’Conner Ed Parnell Carol Ogilvie Robert Perry Mary Oltman Butch Pierce 130 PS ATS Plague Juniors Jane Pope Ken Potter Tom Rackowski Michael Rick Steve Ripley Franny Roderick Ray Rollins Paula Rose Cathy Rouse Linda Salyers Robin Sandford Dave Sanford John Sarles Brenda Schumann Jim Schwind Malcolm Scott Doug Jenkins, Dennis Chevalier, Tony Carroll and David Hunter watch the Herndon game. 131 Class Spirit Runs High Sharon Sebastian Candy Siler “We’re off to see the wizard” — Gini Bonnell and Mary Oltman. Beth Sitton Ellen Smartt Robbie Smith Gary Snight Tom Speetzen Rae Tanner Chris Terman 132 Prom Culminates A Year Kathy Crane and Rhonda Bost ponder physics problems. Dan Vines Gina Warner LenniceWerth Terry Wheeler John Williams Abbie Wilson Zandra Wolfrey Janet Woolsey Dave Sanford and Robin Cruise socialize between classes. Donna Yelverton John Zenich Of Junior Effort 133 134 Diversity of Change Different activities, new ways of doing the old. . .From a tradition bound Homecoming to the exciting world of flashing lights. . .the first year without a school rock’n roll band. . . Frosh-Seniors clash with the Sophomores-Jun- iors in G.M.’s first Powderpuff Bowl, a 3-act drama replaces light comedy, the Sophomore Class takes on a semi-formal dance. . .Sock hops, still the essence of school social life but all dressed up and hardly recognizable. . . in the attempt to meet change with change, diversity. 135 Seniors Simulate Italy The Senior Class held its annual Spaghetti Dinner September 23. in the cafeteria. As the Mustangs played James Wood on the football field. Seniors and their parents were in the kitchen concocting sauce, slicing bread, and tossing salad for the four-hundred that soon would enter the candle-lit Italian world they had created. At 4:30 Mr. Howell, head chef, was ready to serve, and for the next four hours busy Senior waiters scurried be- tween the kitchen and rows of tables serving their cus- tomers. Co-chairmen Karen Lucas and Harriett Stanley set tables, searched for missing salad dressing, and man- aged to cope with the usual amount of catastrophes until the last people were served at 8 o ' clock. After an hour and a half of washing dishes and wiping tables, a tired Senior Class left SI 50 richer. Waitress Helen Troy takes orders as Kip Hewitt eyes the camera. Santi enjoys spaghetti American style. “What, dirty forks again?” A customer’s eye view of Senior waiters. I Homecoming 1967 Kaleidoscope Spirit Week was typically George Mason an effer- vescent week of Monogram Club dummies, spirit post- ers and red and white candy. The Pep Club and dozens of underclassmen worked feverishly all week making signs or handing out bits of red yarn to tie around your finger. Students called “Beat Hornets” down halls and across classrooms trying to be the thirteenth to hail each day’s mystery rooter. The spirit chain grew daily and by Friday reached from the Chem Lab to the Gym lobby. Friday’s Red and White Day and bonfire that night climaxed the week. As wood crackled, exuberant cheer- leaders and football players led “Stomp Herndon” yells while the majorettes twirled fire batons. If Spirit Week was traditional, the dance was far from it. Harvest themes of past years were cast aside for the exciting world of irridescent color of Kaleido- scope. Under the leadership of Sally Herb and Diane Drummond, Homecoming committees planned halftime festivities and rolled crepe paper for the dance. The finishing touches were put on just at game time Satur- day, and a lovely court was presented from shiny con- vertibles at halftime. That night the crowd danced through revolving strobe lights of Kaleidoscope to rock and soul sounds of the Prophets. Kate Fraleigh, the 1966 Maid of Honor, Captain Nat Ames presents Queen Margaret Hannum returned to crown Queen Margaret, with her necklace at the halftime ceremonies. School spirit burns brightly. 137 Band performs brilliantly during halftime show. Barbara Brittain, Sopho- more Attendant and escort Dennis DeCreny stroll across the field. Kip Hewitt backs up Senior Attendant Betsy Wells. Ed Larrivee escorts Junior At- tendant Gini Bonnell for half- time presentation. Freshman Attendant Wendy Stra- chan and escort Ralph Cox ac- knowledge the cheering crowds. to the sounds of the Prophets. A Spectrum of Spirit Kate Fraleigh, last year’s Maid of Honor, crowns Queen Margaret. Jim Willcock Represents G.M. in France Jim Willcock, GM ' s intrepid ambassador to France, was the first Masonite in three years to leave U.S. borders as an AFS student. For two months last summer he lived with his adopted Gallic family in an industrial town near the Belgian border. His four years of Mason French seem to have served him well. The George Mason Chapter of the Ameri- can Field Service outdid itself this year in pro- viding G.M. with not one, but two exchange stu- dents and sending another abroad. The excited anticipation of meeting Raila Ojala from Fin- land was doubled in August when Venezuelan Santiago Vera arrived. 140 North, South Come Together at G.M. Green-eyed, blonde and Finnish, Raili had typically Nordic reserve on the surface. Her bewildered expression fooled a lot of us, be- cause it invariably preceded a startlingly per- ceptive comment made with wide innocent eyes and deadpan accuracy. Her friendliness to all was as unbounded as our delight at having her here for a wonderful school year. Small, dark and handsome Santi was a gre- garious addition to the student body. Mason ' s genuine Latin-American caballero, he captured Mustang hearts with his lilting accent and ir- repressible wit. Mrs. Rooney’s star Ichabod and a donut lover, his bubbling personality and Americanized ways entertained us all. t 141 Remarkable Incident 9 a Remarkable i Club Players Prove Flexibility The Dramatics Club took a major step in their play production this year in presenting their first 3-act drama. The Remarkable Incident At Carson’s Corner. Under the guidance of Mrs. Carol Hull and Student Director Mary Oltman, new talents were introduced and old ones reapplauded. Behind the scenes, previously inexperienced committee chair- man and crews played their vital roles well. In this tense courtroom drama, circumstances leading to a boy ' s death are examined by a jury of his fellow students. While evidence points to the janitor as having pushed the boy off a fire escape, it soon becomes apparent that, directly or indirectly, several prominent citizens shared the responsibility. While rehearsing incessantly to coordinate the large cast, “take ten” meant a raid on Hot Shoppes Jr. or trying to sandwich in homework. Finally, opening night arrived with its inevitable jitters, last minute script-studying, and fervent hopes for a good performance. The Doctor relaxes with the daily paper while Bill McGinnis dies unseen. A father ' s fatal mistake. Tension mounts when courtroom accusations are hurled. 142 Success On G.M. Stage Kovalesky protests his innocence. Dr. Caldwell Mrs. Caldwell .... Mr. Prince Mrs. Prince Mr. Rodgers Mrs. Rodgers .... Mr. Woodbridge . . . Henry Hubben Mrs. Woodbridge . . Mr. Wright Mrs. Wright Mr. McGinnis Mrs. McGinnis . . . . Miss Frank Mr. Kovalesky . . . . Bert Hendricks . . . . Bill McGinnis Bob McGinnis .... . Ralph de los Reyes Elizabeth Wright . . . Renee Clinton Janet Madge Tommy Prince Alice Woodbridge . . . Susan Caldwell .... Joey Rodgers Painter " My students, what have they done? " asks Miss Frank. 143 Christmas in Coventry Castle Planning the Christmas Dance began almost as soon as Sophomores discovered they ' d in- herited it from the Class of ' 69. With typical Tackney enthusiasm and precision, Priscilla and co-chairman Glenn Harcourt held dozens of meetings and work sessions. Exhausted from weeks of painting, stapling, and glueing, 10th graders staggered to school that Saturday morning to transform the Cafe- teria into Coventry Castle, complete with draw- bridge and stained glass windows. Nerves strained, paint spilled and the windows kept tearing, but the indomitable sophomores per- servered, muttering “Well, it ' ll look all right in the dark.” And it did. The huge, realistically drafty medieval hall, festooned with ivy and running cedar, and illuminated by “moonlight” through the win- dows, was a perfect setting for the royal couple and the beautiful court. A discordant note was sounded when the band took a break following the Queen ' s Dance, but the festive mood prevailed. Coventry Castle by “moonlight. " Left to right; Freshman Attendant. Cindy Hull; Junior Attendant. Donna Yelverton; Maid of Honor. Sally Herb; King. Chris Lacy: Queen. Beth DuPont; Senior Attendant. Susan Wassmann: Sophomore Attendant. Susie Ames; Crown Bearer. Stevie Singleton; Flower Girl. Mary Beth Lynch. 144 The royal couple pauses as contrasting expressions of Susie Ames, Susan Wassmann, and Bing Earman against a backdrop of Stevie and Marybeth are captured, stained glass windows. A festive crowd en- joys the- holiday at- mosphere. 44 Coming Up To School Tonight ?” An integral part of GM ' s social life, sock- hops attracted droves of students out for a good time. If going Up, Up. and A way wasn’t enough to make you dizzy, walking into a Purple Haze should have left you shaking. Whether you leaned on the poles and watched, tripped lightly and fantastically around the floor or frantically hunted down paper cups to pour a Coke, sock- hopping proved that there’s more than one way to use a cafeteria for fun and profit. Joyce Hileman moves to the GNU Generation at the Jun- ior Sock Hop. Jim Thur and Suzanne Savage, barefoot, at the SCA Welcome Dance. 146 ■■(II i Betty Eckert puts the final touches on the Purple Haze. Ken Bailey in a trance at the MUSTANG Dance. 147 u Are You Going to Scarborough Fair?” Queen Julie Manning and escort Dennis Begle against a background of hearts and flowers. “Are you going to Scarborough Fair? Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme. Remember me to one who lives there, She once was a true love of mine.” “We ' re going to get an early start this year!” The early start flew by and things started to shape up two days before the dance . . . The final effect was worth all the heart- aches of chairmen Claire Hastie and Fred Cra- bill. Walking in through flowery drapes, the gay colors bedazzled all eyes. The traditional red and white Sweetheart decorations were replaced by bright greens, blues, yellows, and purples. “What is Scarborough Fair anyway?” No one cared. Thousands of paper roses, the eight foot heart, the madras crepe paper, the color- ful center pieces, and the bird cage all some- how blended together and produced a spring- like atmosphere in the middle of bleak February. No one even noticed the cupids sliding off the blinds. All ran smoothly, even the flower girl and the crown bearer danced together! It was a night of surprises and all Juniors were content as they watched George Mason sweethearts dance the night away to the tunes of the Yorkshires. “Fair " goers enjoy a fast number by the Yorkshires. 148 Danny Owen, Crownbearer ; Andrea Dreslin, Flower Girl; 1968 Sweetheart Court, Left to right: Debbie Wiencek, Freshman Attendant; Robin Cruise, Junior Attendant; Libbi Garrison, Maid of Honor; Julie Manning, Queen; Marcia Tabor, Senior Attendant; Suzanne DuPont, Sophomore Attendant. 149 Junior Brawn Subdues Senior “Strategy” Louise Rhodes prepares to use karate to help out teammate Elaine Heeter. Schuman-Nugent. the passing pair, leave another Senior dangling mid air. Is this picture posed? Robin Cruise resorts to magic in an effort to sep- arate Mary McCarthy from the ball. The Beautiful People fleas or cheesecake? 5 Older Generation Outlasts Key Club The Greatest Show on Earth, featuring the Junior-Senior girls in their annual Battle of the Bulge, and the Faculty’s romp over the Key Club, occurred this year on George Washing- ton ' s Birthday. As predicted, Brenda Schumann, Clare Nu- gent and the Jumpin’ Junior Girls downed the Lady DISCIPLES but only after a fight to the end. For one wild and wooly hour, the teams cast aside their lady-like images and abandoned regard for life and limb as they slashed a path towards the net. Crunching fingers accompanied 14 Junior points in the first half, compared to a dismal 6 for the Seniors. “We’re on the move. We’re on the move!” cried the Seniors during a third quarter spurt that brought the score to 15-14. But spirit just didn’t make baskets, and once again ' 68’s femme fatales fell to defeat. The faculty didn’t find the going quite as easy as the Junior girls did. Inspired by Fac- ulty Flora and her eight teachers, the “Older Generation” managed to squeak by the Key Club, 52-48. Blossoming Faculty Flora shows where all the flowers have gone. i i i ij Communication Is Theme of One Acts “Here We Are 99 He • Jock Herndon She Mary Oilman Student Director Meredy Wollenberg “ The Chairs ” Old Woman Rory Me Broom The Old Man Gil Hanke The Orator Craig Medak 53 Invisible People “An Overpraised Season ” Beth . . . Meredy Wollenberg Bob .... Henry Herfindahl Larry Bob Ermerins The Father Nat Ames The Mother Laurie Bolster The Director .... Barbara Mahaffey Student Directors . . . Candy Siler Ralph de los Reyes Faculty Director . . . Mrs. Carol Hull Newlyweds “He " and “She " have a lovers quarrel in " Here We Are. " The Orator “speaks " in “The Chairs.” 152 44 The Chairs” Entered in District The annual one-act play festival once again entertained Masonites while making effective statements on modern life. This year the pervading theme was the lack of communication between members of a family, newlyweds, and humanity in general. These sit- uations are illustrated by, “An Overpraised Season”, “Here We Are” and “The Chairs”, respectively. “The Chairs” was an unprecedented ven- ture into the theater of the absurd. The tragic farce concerns an old man who has a message that will save humanity and his hiring of an orator to communicate it to the world. Knowing his information is in go od hands, he and his wife drown themselves, only to have the orator revealed as a mute. Student director Gil Hanke doubled as the old man and did a good job in both capacities, even after he found out Stone- wall Jackson was also entering “The Chairs” in District competition. The comic offering, “Here We Are”, was a dialogue between newly-weds Mary Oltman and Jack Herndon, directed by Meredy Wollen- berg. Their communications gap and the prob- lems that arose from it were an amusing and pointed commentary on human relationships. The effect of changing times on a parent- child relationship is illustrated in “An Over- praised Season”. Directed by Candy Siler and Ralph de Los Reyes, it was a dramatic account of the discrepancy between the morals and values of different generations. Bob and Beth, flirting as usual, in “An Overpraised Season. " Barb Mahaffey narrates “An Overpraised Season.” While Bob is out of the picture, timid Larry asks Beth to the prom. 153 Powderpuff ’67 October 30 marked the revival of the Pow- derpuff tradition in G.M.’s very own Super Bowl. Fleet-footed Freshmen managed to fly by the “Lunker " line for 7 points in the first quarter, but Cathy Owen and her brawny bunch soon tied the score. Third quarter passes paid off for both teams, but in their enthusiasm, extra points were botched and members of each team trampled. With two minutes to go, a Lunker rally took them to the enemy ' s 15. A score seemed inevitable, until an Owen to Du- Pont handoff was pounced upon by the delighted Senior captain. The ensuing catfight was too much for any ref; the game ended in a 13-13 tie. Peanuts. Crackerjacks. Popcorn --HIKE! “Fools Rush In.“ “Lunker " Lynch leads ' em on. 154 “Turn Left at the Flashing RED Light?” Flying Ace Rick Coykendall prepares to take off. Key Club President Cal Simmons snickers. “A funny thing happened on the way to the car rally . . . The most hysterical snafu of the year came February 24 when the Key Club sponsored their first annual (?) car rally. The 100 mile course was supposed to take contestants no farther west than Leesburg but differing opinions on whether a flashing light was red or yellow caused 9 cars to end up in Winchester, 4 in West Virginia, and 1 close to the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Key Clubbers stationed at cold, unvisited checkpoints were forced to amuse themselves by playing cards, comparing tales of Friday night’s activities or eating mustard with horse- radish. Only two of the original 7 completed the rally one backwards, and the other manned by two females. “We’re the first in? You have to be kidding!” “Checkpoint Charlies " Dennis Chevalier, Tony Carroll, and Ted Yeary, find the going lonely at White’s Ferry. " Who wrote the directions?!” We won’t mention any names, but their initials are Gary Zieses and Jay Ardai. 155 156 Records of Change “We’re one if not number one!” An era of rivalry ended as the Mustangs moved into the smaller Monument League during January. . . .New teams to play, a new image to form, even a new side of the balcony. . . A wrestling team that began league matches in its first year of existence. . against tr emendous odds, before a balcony full of spectators. . . Knowing that excellence is now meas- ured on a new scale, and wondering if we will be excellent. . . .Students pride filled the gap as teams chalked up records reflecting the change of the year. i i i s 8 1 I 157 Pep Club Prides in Poster Production Left to right. Front row. seated: Sherrie Payne. Pat Hundley, Melanie Allen. Barbara Mahaffey. Peggy Smith. Vice-President. Second row: Juanita Lawhorn, Chris Van Domelen, Mary Prender, Martha Grim. Linda Mowitt. Third row: Emilie Papanicolas. Laura Brandt. Carol Cooke, Louise Thompson, Paulette Kanode. Chris Dailey. Fourth row: Priscilla Edwards, Dianne Head, Judy Wurz, Kinsley Morse, Barbara Brittain. Fifth row: Laura Avery, Debbie Yeary, Vicki Boyd, Connie Cooke. Gaye Goetz, Patti Single ton. Sixth row: Karen Stein, Ann Perry, Cindy Hull, Betty Eckert. Stephanie Line, Historian ; Jeannie Martin. Seventh row: Sheila Jones, Susie McQuary. Deedee Baynham, Joanne Johnston. Colleen Lynch. Eighth row: Debbie Wiencek. Susie Gendreau. Ninth row, standing: Joanne Lynch, Robin Harner. Wendy Strachan. Paige Fraley. Claire Hastie. Tenth row: Kathy Kane. Paula Montgomery, Trisha Kinney, Bonnie Strachan. Sharon Lawless. Eleventh row: Janet Harding. Carol Thur, Linda Herrera, Leslie Edner, Mrs. Humphreys. Sponsor. Cheerleaders, left to right: Beth DuPont, Treasurer ; Katie Knudson. Gini Bonnell. Sarah Stanley, Cathy Owen, Joan Gibson. Elaine Heeter. President; Priss Tack- ney. Margaret Hannum. Suzanne DuPont. Robin Cruise. Secretary; Dolly Hass. Elaine Heeter presides at a typical Wednesday afternoon meeting. Even without winning records, cheerleaders and Pep Clubbers knocked themselves out all year promoting “Mustang Fever.” Football season brought with it wind, cold weather, drooping pom-poms and morale, but Homecoming ' s Spirit Week proved a cure to that problem. The excitement of a new basket- ball league found the stands jam-packed with enthusiastic rooters. The Varsity cheerleaders got new pom-poms to go with new rivals, JV ' ers got to cheer at away games, and the rapport between the two squads transmitted itself to the spectators. Cheerleaders proved catalysts to all school morale, producing noise from the most unexpected places. Pep Club girls proved mass publicity experts by plastering the halls with inumerable posters. 158 Varsity Cheerleaders, back left to right: Cathy Owen. Robin Cruise. Beth DuPont. Margaret Hannum, Elaine Heeter, Gini Bonnell. Thunder , Thunder , Thunderation They’re the Mustangs’ Inspiration Junior Varsity Cheerleaders, left to right, front: Priscilla Tackney, Suzanne DuPont; Seated: Joan Gibson, Sarah Stanley; Kneeling: Dolly Hass; Standing: Katie Knudson. Kinsley Morse and Pat Singleton are the hard working JV managers. 159 Lettermen Represent Valuable Tradition Left to right. Front row: Fred Crabill, Gil Flanke. Ron Hoke. Jeff Lundy. Brian Dexter. Kip Hewitt. Jim Willcock, Vice-President; Ted Yeary. President ; Second Row: Mr. Jack Gambill, Sponsor; Andy DuPont. Bob Strickler, Chuck Stickney, Mike Judson. Frank Budge. Jim Anderson. John Hundley, Cal Simmons. Bing Earman. Not pictured: John Cruise. Treasurer ; Mike Ellis; Mark Tosti. David Blake. Monogram Club members walk around, looking big. strong, and proud in their letter sweaters, hustling up game attendance, and buoying up school spirit. During Spirit Week they sponsored the dummy contest which drew support and enthusiasm from clubs and classes. They represent an air of valuable tradition to George Mason; and incentive to many in a year of change. $ The Monogram Club in action. The first in a long line of hanged Hornets. Taut Defense Holds Opponents Scoreless Left to right, front row: John Hundley, Mark Tosti, Wayne Coates, Jim Willcock, John Brophy, Glenn Kight, Jeff Lundy, Andy DuPont, Lorenzo Rocca, Mark Greenberg, Jim Langford, Santi Vera. Second row: Mike Davis, Jim Schwind, Brian Gendreau, David Hunter, John Roberts, Ritchie Buschow, Wayne Locke, David Blake, Nick Larson, Chuck Holzhauer, Mr. Charles Harold, Coach. “Shall we dance?” Andy DuPont tangles with a Harker opponent. Under the expert direction of Coach Charles Harold, the ’67 Soccer team sustained only one loss. The team ranked high in the area in num- ber of goals scored. After losing to Wakefield, the Mustangs held B-CC to a 1-1 tie. The Wakefield return match was also a tie, but victories over Central and Friends boosted the win tally. The last game against Harker Prep proved to be one of the season ' s most exciting. Harker penetrated GM’s defense more effectively than any team, scoring in the first quarter. Mason retaliated just before halftime, but was scored upon again in the third and fourth quarters. In the closing minutes, the Mustangs rallied, and Jeff Lundy controls the ball with his scored the winning goal to break a 2-2 tie. heel Consisting primarily of Sophomores and Juniors, next season’s squad should prove formidable. Cross Country Retains State Title Left to right, back row: Robbie Keeler, Coach Siders, Kim Champion, Cal Simmons, Kip Hewitt, Ted Yeary, Bob Strickler. Kneeling: Billy Martin, Buster Miller. Leslie Everett, Ronnie Hoke. Paul Karnis. Not pictured, Randy Champion. After a slow start, the Cross Country team wound up State IB Champions for the third time in the five years the sport has existed at George Mason. The Harriers ' schedule opened with a dual- meet victory over Mount Vernon, a loss at home to Stonewall Jackson, and three straight victor- ies over Woodbridge. Garfield, and Osbourne. A disappointing fourth in Wakefield’s Invitation- al put a damper on morale. The next two meets, James Wood and Clarke County, were won by three and one points respectively; a dismal third in District seemed to finish the season. Running against the 14 best teams in Vir- ginia at the State meet in Williamsburg, the super-charged MUSTANGS had all seven run- ners in before any other team could claim five. Senior Ted Yeary finished first for the team, sixth in the meet; Captain Bob Strickler fol- lowed Yeary by one second seventh in State. Kip Hewitt was 16th, Robbie Keeler was 24t FT. followed by Randy Champion, Cal Simmons, and Kim Champion. Coach Siders proudly holds the State Trophy. Bob Strickler finishes in the top five at Wakefield. 162 The gun sounds on the GM-Jack- son meet. Yeary leads the pack at Williamsburg. Record Mount Vernon 22-36 Stonewall Jackson 33-24 Woodbridge 15-56 Garfield 23-32 Osbourne 21-34 Wakefield 4th James Wood 26-29 Clarke County 27-28 District 3rd State 1st Virginia State Cross Country Champions 67-68. Left to right: Keeler, Hewitt, Yeary, Coach Siders, Strickler, Simmons, R. Champion, and kneeling: K. Champion. Mustangs Squeak By Raiders in 4th Period Smoky Kolonich can-cans after picking off a Valley pass. Lincoln finds the going tough against James Wood. 164 Aerial Attack Grounds Falcons Bull goes for yardage against Vikings. Mustang defense closes in on an unfortunate Eagle. Frank King picks up some tough yards against Clarke County. Mark Comer throws a Hornet for a loss. Ben Bull-End Albert Davis-Wing-back Bob Kolonich-Blocking-back Frank King-Full-back Jim Davis-Tackle Terry Woolsey-Defensive End Bing Earman-Defensive Back Mark Comer-Defensive Guard Chuck Stickney-Tackle 166 Rick Lincoln-Tail-back Mustang Starters This year ' s team included the leading passer in the 1-B league, Rick Lincoln, and his favorite targets, Jeff Hobson and Ben Bull. Defensive standouts included Mark Comer, Terry Woolsey, and John Cruise. John Cruise-Defensive Back Wendell Byrd-Defensive Back Charlie Russ- Defensive Back 167 Left to right. Front row. Bill McCormick. John Jenkins. Nat Ames. Captain : Rick Lincoln. Co-Captain; Bing Earman. Terry Woolsey, Frank Budge, Chris Lacy, Jack Sadtler. Second row. Jim Anderson. Jeff Hobson. Wendell Byrd. Jim Davis. Fred Crabill. Bob Hobson. John Cruise. Ricky Hull, Tom Skubal Third row. Jeff Fisher. Dan Vines. Bill Marsh. Ben Bull. Charlie Russ, Chuck Stickney. A1 Davis, Bobby Kolonich. Fourth row, Mr. Gambill, Coach Crain. Pret Block. Mgr., Wendell Shelburne. Mgr., Gary Lindsey. Mgr.. Joe Earman. Mgr.. Mark Comer. Brian Dexter, Mike Lennon. 168 Mustangs Complete 2-5-1 Record Record George Mason 0 Loudoun Valley 0 George Mason 13 James Wood 42 George Mason 0 Handley 40 George Mason 0 Clarke County 49 George Mason 25 Loudoun County 13 George Mason 14 Herndon 44 George Mason 21 Fauquier 0 George Mason 7 James Monroe 27 This year’s football season produced little to yell about, but a few bright spots did make the season interesting. With injuries putting key starters on the sidelines, the first few games featured young, inexperienced players. This lack of playing time was noticeable. After tying the first game against Loudoun Valley, the Mustangs lost con- secutively to the top three teams in the league: James Wood, Handley, and Clarke County. They finally bounced into the win column with a vic- tory over Loudoun County at Purcelville, but re- turned home to lose to Herndon in this year’s Homecoming game. The team then traveled to Fauquier and spoiled the Falcon ' s Homecoming by beating them 21-0. The final game of the sea- son pitted Mason against the James Monroe Yel- lowjackets. Unable to overcome a 13-0 first half deficit the Mustangs bowed out of the season, losing 27-7. J. V. Survives Losing Season Left to right. Front row: Jacke Warner, David Hooper. Bill Galacci, Will Hubben, Howard Herman, James Ferguson. Steve McIntyre, Doug Hammond. Second row, John Wright, Jack Roberts, Danny Nugent, Robbie Werth, Bobby Montgomery, Billy Howard, Eddie Hannum, Marty Schwind, Mark Al- brecht, Kelly Champion. Third row, Mike Sandidge, Ronnie Lodico, Richard Fauteux. Rodney Culbertson. Steve Zlotnick, Andy Schwind, Steve Har- rington, Clay Walden, Roy Anderson, Coach Rockwell. Fourth row, Alan Stack, Mgr . , David Campbell, Tom Purdy, John Frederick, Ed Williams, Doug Riffee, John Lincoln, John Velasquez, Freddy Watson, David Payne, Bill Fry, Barry Kain. Not pictured. Coach Gabler. 169 Good Tournament Brightens Season Facing similar problems as football faced this year, the basketball team opened the season with an inexperienced line-up. Only Captain Bing Earman and Guard Dennis DeCreny had previous Varsity experience. Playing in their first Monument District season after many years in the Northwest Dis- trict. the Mustangs faced stiff competition. Woodbridge, Osbourn. Gar-Field, and Stonewall Jackson each had strong teams and the Mus- tangs suffered two losses to each. Brentsville provided the only regular season victory. The Mustangs never gave up without a fight. They lost to Woodbridge in a close game there and in an overtime at home. Stonewall Jackson, Gar-Field. Brentsville. and Osbourn were all close, lost in the final minutes. The team showed its true potential in the District Tournament opener as they over- whelmed the third place Stonewall Jackson Raiders, 70-50. The Mustangs then lost a cliff- hanger in the semi-finals to Woodbridge. Prospects look good for next year with five starters returning. One. two. three ... all right! Mike Judson jumps against Osbourn. Cruise passes to Earman against Woodbridge. 170 Monument District Competition Rough Left to right, kneeling: John Cruise, Co-Captain ; Bing Earman, Captain. Standing: Terrell Adcock, Coach ; Mike Ellis, Gary Lindsey, Lin Lemon, Bob Compiler, Scott Cline, Mike Judson, Dennis Chevalier, Wendell Byrd, Dennis DeCreny. VARSITY RECORD George Mason . . . 43 Albermarle . . . . 89 George Mason . . . 23 James Monroe .... 100 George Mason . . . 42 James Monroe .... 75 George Mason . . . 60 Woodbridge .... 66 George Mason . . . 38 Osbourn .... 54 George Mason . . . 47 Gar-Field .... 73 George Mason . . . 47 Stonewall Jackson .... 62 George Mason . . . 66 Nokesville .... 56 George Mason . . . 55 Woodbridge .... 61 George Mason . . . 52 Osbourn .... 64 George Mason . . . 61 Gar-Field .... 75 George Mason . . . 45 Stonewall Jackson .... 51 George Mason . . . 43 Nokesville .... 45 TOURNAMENT George Mason . . . 70 Stonewall Jackson .... 50 George Mason . . . 45 Woodbridge .... 52 Captain Bing Earman shuts off an Osbourn Yellowjacket. Fans watch intently as the Mustangs battle Osbourn. J.V • Record George Mason . . . . 44 Albemarle ... 53 George Mason . . . . 27 James Monroe ... 61 George Mason . . . . 34 James Monroe ... 62 George Mason . . . . 33 Woodbridge ... 32 George Mason . . . . 37 Osbourn . . . 33 George Mason . . . . 42 Gar-Field ... 44 George Mason . . . . 23 Stonewall Jackson ... 34 George Mason . . . . 40 Nokesville ... 14 George Mason . . . . 27 Woodbridge 22 George Mason . . . . 29 Osbourn ... 32 George Mason .... 47 Gar-Field ... 34 George Mason . . . . 33 Stonewall Jackson ... 31 George Mason .... 59 Nokesville ... 37 George Mason . . . . 24 Gar-Field . ... 36 Under the guidance of new coach Bob Smiles, tht Mustang Junior Varsity team captured second place irfl Monument District competition. There were no returning starters, but Jeff Hobson Prett Block, Larry Clendenin, Richard Fauteux, Bof Hobson, Chuck Stickney, Mike Lacy, and David De Creny formed the nucleus of the team which won al of its home games and added two victories away. Theii 7-3 district record was second only to the Gar-Fielc Indians. Their second place finish enabled the team td play Gar-Field in the Junior Varsity Championship game. However, the Baby Mustangs were unable t( cope with the strong Indians. 172 Baby Mustangs Capture Second in District Left to right. Front row: An dy DuPont, Doug Hammond, Ralph Pierce, Billy McGlynn, Glenn Deans, Billy Stroud, Mike Yelverton, Eddie Hannum. Second row: Dave DeCreny, Richard Fauteux, Mike Lacy, Bob Hobson, Mark Derrick, Larry Clendemn, Chuck Stickney, Jeff , Hobson, Prett Block, Mr. Smiles, Coach. Larry Clendenin puts in two points in victory over Garfield. Bob Hobson jumps against a Nokesville Tiger. 173 First Year Team Sends Seven to State Left to right. Front row: Jim Schwind. Jim Lynch, A1 Davis, Coach Miller. Billy Martin. Kim Champion. Marty Schwind. Jeff Gilmore. Second row: Robert Waring. Robbie Keller. Tony Herron. Bill Marsh. Mark Tosti, Mike Lennon, Jim Davis. Tom Shreve. Kelly Champion. Not Pictured: George Cotner. George Mason was fortunate in acquiring Mr. Douglas Miller, a former New York High School State Champion, who devoted his time to developing a great first year team. Although starting late in the season, hard workouts and determination paid off. Competing with three other schools in the District Tournament, George Mason placed first in the 154 lb. weight class, second in 138 and 95 lb. class, third in 112, 120, and 127 and 180 lb. weight class. These wrestlers were given the opportunity to com- pete in the Virginia High School League IB State Championship competition. Out of the twenty-two competing at State, G.M. defeated seven and placed 16th which is excellent for a beginning team. Outstanding achievement is accredited to Kim Champion in taking fourth place in State and second in the District Tournament and Al- bert Davis in placing seventh in State and taking an outstanding first place in District. Bruno San Martin. Fourth in State. Kim Champion, shows how it ' s done. Subscribers of Change “Who wants last year’s model?”. . .Make them bigger, brighter, newer shinier in the dizzy race to please the public. “Oh, that one has a prettier box”. . .Introducing the latest phase of the newest craze. . .one millimeter longer. . .How can you change a hamburger, anyway?. . . “We Try Harder!”. . .same thing, dif- ferent name. . .Nobody goes there anymore . . .Make it straighter give it body Ours is bigger Ours is better. . .Will it sell? Included within these pages are the busi- nesses and individuals that strive to anticipate the needs and desires of George Mason and Falls Church. To them MUSTANG 68 extends a sincere Thanks for helping make this book possible. ADVERTISING 191 . I Personal Patrons Stokely — Simpson Equipment Company Merrifield, Virginia 560-3131 Mrs. Joseph Abramson Mr. and Mrs. V. Ahearn Mr. and Mrs. Fred Albrecht Mrs. Jean Albright Another Friend The Appletons Jose Ardai Mr. and M rs. William E. 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In this effort, they themselves made the greatest achievement. Editor Harriett Stanley Curriculum .... Vicki Smith Features Gail Clinton Vicky Vanneman Linda Moss Organizations . . . Debbie McMillen Seniors Sandiy Jensen Ellen Smartt Sports Gil Hanke John Cruise Underclass Robin Cruise Priscilla Tackney Business Manager Forrest Hunter Advertising Mary Oltman Index An Larson Gail Clinton Jay Ardai Tom Givens Jim Mims Gary Zieses Dolly Hass Diane Drummond Subscription Louise Rhodes Ted Yeary Sponsor Mrs. Katherine Hanley Photography Production Acknowledgements Wendell Byrd Nat Ames Index Abdo, Charlie 109 Acosta, Andrew 109 Acosta, Ibby 103 Addison, Larry 117 Addison, Lois 133,125 Addison, Nancy 97 Albrecht, Doug 125 Albrecht, Mark 109,169 Albright, Myra 39,42,51 Alexander, Janet 109 Alexander, Tom 117 Allan, Kevin 97 Allan, Melanie 109,158 Allan, Ronnie 125 Alleman, Diane 125 Allen, Wayne 103 Altman, Russell 97 Altman, Tom 51 Ames, Debbie 103,18 Ames, Nat 51.137,165,167,168 Ames, Susie 40,43,117,144,145 Anderson, Jim 125,160,168 Anderson, Pam 103 Anderson, Roy 117,169 Animon, Rhonda 97 Antinozzi, Mary 103 Antinozzi, Steve 109 Appell, Carla 103 Appleton, Doug 109 Ardai, Jay 51,52,68,93 Ardus, Barbara 97 Ask, Lucille 103 Avery, Frank 103 Avery, Laura 19,31,109,158 Bailey, Devra 97 Bailey, Diane 103 Bailey, Gordon 40,103 Bailey, Ken 51,66,147 Bailey, Mary 31,34,125 Bain, Ted 29,109 Banner, Ted 109 Barbee, Janet 103 Barto, Earl 103 Baum, Caroline 22,40,42,83.84.125 Baynham, Deedde 40,109,158 Baynham, Owen 117 Beck, Carol 103 Beck, Donna 97 Beethoven, Charlene 103 Begle, David 103 Begle, Jo Ellen 51 Beitle, Judy 51 Berkowitz, David 8,42 Berkowitz, Louis 109 Best, Barbara 89,125 Bettendorf, Dennis 42 Betters, Sue 51 Betts, Mary Beth 97 Black, Karen 117 Blake, David 40,125,161 Blankenship, David 52,66 Blankenship, Jim 97 Block, Pret 1 17,168,173 Bloebaum, Mary 90,125 Blystone, Debbie 39,42,43,117 Blystone, Patricia 97 Boaz, John 97 Boggs, Kathy 103 Boggs, Kris 34,125 Boisseau, Mike 97 Bolster, Laurie 40,117 Bolster, Mark 97 Bonnell, Gini . . 80,84,124,125,132,138,158, 159 Bon Tempo, David 97 Boone, Gary 109 Bost, Ken 39,38,42.52.64,83 Bost, Rhonda .... 16,19,124,83,84,125,133 Boyd, Vicki 19,109,158 Boyles, Steve 109 Bradley, Judy 90,117 Bradley, Scott 103 Brandt, Laura 125,158 Braswell, Brad 42,103 Braswell, David 103 Braswell, Elaine 97 Brennan, Tee 125 Brennan, Little 19,52,88 Brennan, John 103 Brennan, Terry 19,43,117 Brickman, Robin 103 Briggs, Laurie 97 Briggs, Ricky 52 Brittain, Barbara 89,95,117,138,158 Brooke, Lawrence 40,109 Brooks, Miriam 18 Brophy, John 109,161 Brown, Chris 117 Brown, Debra 97 Brown, Donna 97 Brown, Lorraine 103 Brown, Lynda 125 Brucker, Paul 42,80,97 Bru ns, Keith 97 Budesky, Ellen 117 Budge, Frank 52,160,168 Bull, Ben 52,168,165,166 Bullock, Diann 97 Bullock, Randy 117 Burdette, Lee 52 Burk, Mike 109 Burke, Patty 103 Burnham, Janet 103 Burns, Donald 40,109 Burns, Jeff 18,26,27,42,103 Burns, Kevin 26,33,43,117 Burns, Michelle 125 Burrell, Mary 31,117 Buschow, Ritchie 161,117 Byrd, Wendell . . . 91,109,164,165,168,170 Bzdek, Billy 109 Bzdek, Cindy 34,125 Calderone, Toni 109 Callanen, Ginny 22,52,62,82,83,84 Campbell, David 109,169 Campbell, Robert 103 Cantore, Frank 97 Carlo, Mary Jo 109 Carlson, Vera 103 Carpenter, Joe 117 Carroll, Eugene 103 Carroll, Mary Kate 109 Carroll, Rodger 97 Carroll, Tony 86,125,131 Carter, Greg 103 Carter, Steve 109 Cason, Robert 53 Cavanaugh, Dan 97 Cerio, Anita 19,31 Chadd, Bobbi 103 Chamberlain, Judy 103 Chamberlain, Ken 53,58,83,133 Champion, Kelly 117,169,174 Champion. Kim 117,163,174 Champion, Randy 125,163,163 Champion, Rick , 53 Chapins, Richard 109 Chapman, Reeny 30,109 Charlesworth, Barbara 117 Chase, Candi 42,103 Chase, Jacki 42,97 Chase, Paul 125 Chase, Veronica 117 Checknoff, Barbara 18,103 Chevalier, Dennis . . 33,83,86,124,125,131, 170 Chevalier, Janine 43,84,117 Childress, Jim 97 Childress, Joan 109 Chourret, Pinky 53 Churchill, George 125 Ciaccio, Andy 109 Ciaccio, Danny 97 Clark, Nancy 35,55 Clarke, Daniel 117 Clement, Robert 103 Clement, Terri 19,53,82,89,90 Clendenin, Bruce 97,173 Clendenin, Larry 111,109 Clewlow, Terry 103 Cline, Scott 117,123,170 Clinton, Gail 31,92,116,117 Clinton, Jim 103 Clinton, Renee 90,125 Coates, Neale 31 Coates, Wayne 43,86,117,161 Cole, Janette 109 Comer, Mark 125,164,165,166,168 Comley, Reita 103 Compher, Bob 52,53,126,170 Compher, Carol 103 Compher, Bill 53 Conley, Denise 117 Conover, Kathy 126 Cooke, Carol 1 18,158 Cooke, Connie 109,158 Cooksey, Helen 118 Cotner, George 126,135 Cottingham, Mary 97 Cox, Ralph 53,86,138 Coykendall, Rick 54 Crabill, Fred 91,126 Crane, Ann 103 Crane, David .... 12,15,22,53,54,83,86,93 Crane. Kathy 22,30,31.84,126,133 Crate, Susie 12.16,30,35,40,54,84 Crellin, David 42,109 Crellin, Palmer 103 Cronin, Jeff 97 Crowder, Ken 118 Crowder, Linda 97 Cruise, John . . 15,31,80,86,93,124,157.167. 168,170 Cruise, Robin . . 15,16,33,83,84,85,92,93, 126,133,149.158,159 Crumpler, Joan 103 Culbertson, Rodney 117,169 Cumbey, Susan 103 Curry, Shannon 97 Curt, Nancy 103 Curtis, Stephany 97 Dailey, Chris 118,158 Daniel, John 103 Daniel, Karen 110 Davis, Albert .... 19,126,165,166,168,174 Davis, Andy 102,103 Davis, Ann 110 Davis, Bobby 118 Davis, Francis 97 Davis, Jim 43,118,166,168,174 Davis, Mike 1 10,161 Deans, Ben 91,118 Deans, Glenn 103,173 Deans, Karen 20.38,39,42,54.83.84 DeBacker, Jon 126 Decker, Jim 110 DeCreny, David 118,173 DeCreny, Dennis 54,138,170 De Los Reyes, Ralph 12,19,118 Denoff, Linda 54 Derrick, Mark 39,43,103,173 Dewhurst, Claudia 90,118,119 Dexter, Anne 97 Dexter, Brian 50,54,80.160,164,168 Dibble, Robin 19,40,103 Diehl, Carolyn 40,42,104 Dill, Sally 126 Dill, Tom 91,126 Dinkle, Robin 82.104 Doliante, John 110 Doyle, Denise 18,104 Dreslin, Chris 54 Dressel, Bill 55,91 Dressel, Debbie 55 Driver, Joe 40,126 Drummond, Diane 39,48,55,93 Drummond, Lisa 19,30,39,90,126 DuPont, Andy 31,118,160,161,173 DuPont, Beth . . 54,55,80,83,84,139,144, 158,159 DuPont, Suzanne . 93,118,147.149,158,159 Dwyer, Richard 104 Dziubinski, Marion 104 Dziubinski, Phillip 55,83 Earman, Bing . . . 55,145,160,164.166,168, 170 Earman, Joe 168 Earman, Margie 104 Eckert, Elizabeth .... 40,42,110,147,158 Eckert, Patricia 42,98 Edmondson, Tom 55,58,82,83,86 Edner, Charles 55 Edner, Leslie 18,104,158 Edwards, Priscilla 18,96,98,158 Edwards, Terry 104 Ehrmantraut, Elizabeth 98 Elam, Jean 84,126 Elam, Wanda 31,43,118 Ellis, Anne 126 Ellis, Melinda 110 Ellis, Mike 1 18.170 Epstein, Carol 34,56,82,84,88 Ermerins, Bob 24,89,56,86 Ermerins, Billy 1 10 Eskilldsen, Paul 104 Essig, Bill 110 Estrada, Nelson 110 Estrada, Santos 98 Evans, David 56 Evans, Debra 42,98 Everett, Betsy 98 Everett, Leslie 39,52,56,162 Faith, Don 98 Fatchett, Ruth 118 Fauteux, Jean 98 Fauteux, Kenny 1 10 Fauteux, Richard 118,169,173 Fehrenbach, Gwen 104 Ferguson, Charles 98 Ferguson, Debbie 88,90,126 Ferguson, Jim 104,169 Fernald, Linda 40,39,126 Fifer, Adrienne 126 Filan, Debbie HO Fischer, Ron 127 Fischer, Jeff 56,80,86,168 Flick, Bob 127 Flick, Steve 27,30,102,104 Floyd, Mary 127 Flynn, Peggy 104 Flynn, Pat 127 Fox, Brian 104 Foxwell, Guy 98 Fraber, Cliff 98 Fraley, Paige 18,80,102,104,158 Fralich, Fred 42,98 Fredenburg. David 18,26,27,40,104 Fredenburg, Pete 40,43,93,118 Frederick, Evelyne 56 Frederick, Wilson 93,98 Fredericks, John 104,169 Fry, Bill 104,169 Fry, Bobby 104 Fry, Jerry 118 Fry, Cathy 104,169 Frye, Mary 118 Frye, Vicky 104 Galacci, Bill 10,160 Garhart, Chuck 127 Garrett, Ronny 98 Garrison, Eric 98 Garrison, Libby . . 19,22,35,39,57.82,84,90. 149 Gendreau, Brian 31,82,127 Gendreau, Susie 31,110,158 Gerard, Anne 40,42,104 Gibbons, Jim 98 Gibson, Barbara 89,127 Gibson, Bucky 1 10,1 1 1 Gibson, Joan 110,158,159 Gibson, Sandra 127 Giles, James 104 Giles, Mike 104 Gilley, Linda 1 10 Gilmore, Jeff 42,104,174 Givens, Tom 57,91,93 Goetz, Gaye 1 18,158 Good, Robert 104 Goodyear, Darlene 16,57 Gordon, Maurice 110 Gore, Dana Ill Gore, Lisa 127 Gorman, Jimmy 119 Grant, Bruce 104 Grant, Eric 98 Grant, Mike 1 19,127 Gray, Carol 1 10,1 1 1 Gray, Carol A 127 Greenberg, Mark .... 33,86,116,119,161 Gregory, Paul 27,42,82,104 Griffith, Sue 127 Griggs, Lynn 104 Griggs, Steve Ill Grim, David .111,113 Grim, John Ill Grim, Martha 127,158,159 Grove, Lynn 19,43,119 Guerrero, Penny 119 Hall, Dale 127 Hall, JoAnn 98 Hall, Nancy 18,104 Hamilton, David 98 Hamilton, Rhonda 98 Hammond, Doug 42,104,169,173 Hammond, Lynne 43,119 Hanke, Gil . 15,18,38,39,42,57,143,160 Hannum, Eddie 111,169,173 Hannum, Margaret . 50,57,80,134,137,139, 158,159 Hanak, Mark 40,102,104 Harcourt, Glenn 19,30,31,93,119 Harding, Janet y 1,158 Hardy, Janine . 98 Hamer, Karyn 108,111,113 Harner, Mark 18 Harner, Micki 57 Harner, Robin 30,104,158 Harrington, Steve 104,105 Harrison, Steve 127 Harton, Julie 18.42,98 Hass, Dolly 93,116,119,147,158,159 Hastie, Claire 127,145,158 Head, Diane 127,158 Hedeen, Rick 39,58,91 Hedeen, Kris 119 Heeter, Elaine . . . 38,39,58,67,82,159.158 Heffernan, John 98 Herb, Sally . . 38,39,42,48,52.58.80,81,82. 84,88,90,93,144 Herfindahl, Cindy 18,31,40,42.104 Herfindahl, Henry . . 24,31,38,39,40,58,64, 83 Herman, Donna 98 Herman, Howard 104,169 Herman, Pat 35,86,1 19 Herman, Susanne 40,41,58,67,88 Herndon, Jack 38,39,127 Herrera, Linda 104,158 Herrick, Ken 104 Herrick, Peter Ill Herron, Annie 104 Herron, Tony 128,174 Herron, Vince Ill Hertz, Lois 104 Hewitt, Kip . . . 22,58,63,80,81,83,86,138, 160,162,163 Higdon, Denise 105 Higdon, Don 128 Hileman, Joyce 11 1,146 Hill, Steve 105 Hobson, Jeff 119,165,168,167,173 Hobson, Bob 111,168,173 Hoke, Dan 105 Hoke, Ronny 39,128,160,162 Holcomb, Dallas 1 1 1 Holcomb, John 98 Hollandsworth, Jim 98 Hollandsworth, Julie 19,90,119 Hollandsworth, Suzanne 19,111 Holzhauer, Chuck 128,161 Holzhauer, Margaret 105 Hood, Glen 98,42 Hood, Glenda 128,34 Hooper, David 40,111,169 Hooper, Sheldon 98 Hoover, Jerald 99,42 Hoover, Mike 105 Hope. Dwain 58 Hopkins, Patricia 41,42,105 Hornstein, Susan 18,105 Horstkamp, Bill 128 Houseman, Earl 119,43 Houtz, Terri 98,99 Howard, Bill 1 1 1,169 Howard, Margie 128 Howell. Sandra 128 Howell, Steve 19,38,39,42,54,56,86 Howell, Vicki 105 Hubben, Henry 19,128 Hubben, Will 40,105,169 Hughes, Mary 128 Hughes, Susan 105 Hull, Cindy 111,144,158 Hull, Ricky 168,58 Humphreys, Bob 59 Humphreys, Carol 18,105 Humphreys, Ed 119 205 Hundley. John 128.160.161 Hundley. Pat 19.31.158.89.119 Hungerford. Roger 105 Hunt. Linda 59 Hunt. Robert 40.1 1 1 Hunter. David 128.131,161 Hunter. Forrest 22.58.59.80.82.83.86.92 Hunter. Milton 80.108.111 Hutchons. Holly 119 Hutchins. Mark 12.59.67.93 Hutchins. Meredith 19.119 Isackson. Karen 19.56.59 Jackman. Jackie 88,119 Jackson. Gail -• Ill Jackson. Jill 59 Jamerson. Don 105 James. Susan 105 Jenkins. Doug 33,124,128.131 Jenkins. John 22.31.59.83.86.87.165.167. 168 Jensen. Judy . . 39.1 1 1 Jensen. Sandiy 39.60.82.88.92 Jeter. Frank 99 Jeter. Jane 18.99 Johnson. Andrea 99 Johnson. Chris 119 Johnson. David 105 Johnson. Gary 119 Johnson. Patricia 105 Johnston. Joanne 39,112.158 Jones. Brenda 110,112 Jones. Jennifer 99 Jones. Sandra 19.112 Jones. Sheila 112,158 Jones. Steve 99 Jones. Susan 99 Jorewicz. Wayne 128 Judson. Mike 18.19.39.86.128.142,143. 160.170 Kain. Barry 112,169 Kain, Nancy 99 Kane. Kathy 105.158 Kane. Tom 99 Kanode. Paulette 89.128,158.159 Kaplow, Steve 80,99 Karnis. Margaret 99 Kamis. Mary 105 Karnis. Mike 129.162 Kamis. Paul 112 Katen. Ann 31.34.93.129 Keeler. Bob 60.162.163.174 Kdlam. Bonnie 105 Keyser. Wanda 38,39 .42,119 Kight. Glenn 129.161 Kight. Judy 112 Kilgore. Susanne 99 Kilpatrick. Ed 112 Kilpatrick, Greg 119 Kimberly. Debbie 99 King. Alison 99 King. Frank 91,129.165.166 King. Janice 105 King. Randall 119 Kinkead. Danny 105 Kinkead. Mike 128 Kinney. Pat 18.102.105.158 Kirby. Carol 129 Klimas. Nancy 105 Knudson. Katie 19.80.108.112.158.159 Kohn. Bill 129 Kolonich. Bob 60.164.165,166.168 Krebs. Scott 119 Krogmann. John 99 Krogmann. Linda 60 Kuritzky. Paul . . 19,112,142 LaBaugh. Bob 12.24,39.60.82.83 LaBaugh. Gail 40,119 Lacv. Chris 24.60.62.139.144,168 Lacy. Mike 45.120.173 Lambert. Kathy 105 Lam pert. Terry 99 Lane. Fred 40.120 Langford. Jim 120.161 Langford. Wayne 42.105 Larnvee. Ed 60.138 Larrivee. Steve 120 Larson. An 80.92.94.120 Larson. Chris 12,60 Larson. Nick 112,114,161 Lawhorn. Juanita 90,129.158.39 Lawlesss. John 99 Lawless, Sharon 89.129,158 Leahy. Bill 99 Leigh. Betsy 112 Leigh. Susan 39.129 Lemon. Lin 39,86.129.170 Lemon, Sue 105 Lennon, Mike 129.168,174 Leonard. Jim 20.58.61 Lesh, David 61 Lewis. Mane 99 Lincoln, John 112,169 Lincoln. Rick 55,61.165,167.168 Lindsey, Dagmar 112 Lindsey, Gary 120.168 Lindsey. Karen 99 Lindzia. Ragland 40.105 Line. Stephanie 118,120.158 Linton. John 99 Lippard. Mike 105 Lloyd, Jeannette 99 Locke. Debbie 105 Locke. Wayne 120.161 Locklar. Jackie 105 Locklar, Gail 43.90.120 Locklar. Vickie 105 Lodico. Ron 112.169 Longerbeam, Cindy 99 Longerbeam. Gary 112 Lovell. Peter 99 Loving. Karen 99 Lovings. Debbv 42.99 Lucas. Karen 24.42.61.39.80.83.88 Lundy. Fred 22.24.62.83 Lundy. Jeff 33.120.160.161 Lundy. Steve 112 Lyddane. Denis 112 Lyddane. Peggy 105 Lyden. Colleen 129 Lyman. Dana 105 Lyman. Gary 120 Lynch. Colleen 80.116,120.158 Lynch. James 105,174 Lynch, Joann L 99 Lynch. Joanne 100.150 Lyons. A nne 129 Macomber. Patricia 100 Macomber. Robert 40.42,112 MacCaslin. Guila 62 Mahaffev. Barbara 19.43,120.158 Mallory, Bill 39.129 Malone. Ralph 105.120 Malone. Timothy 100 Manning. David 19.108.112 Manning. Julia 34.50,62.82.90.149 Mahnon. Bonnie 106 Mannon. Linda 105 Manwaring. James .62 Marcet, Mike 42.105 Marsh. Bill 120.168.174 Marsh. David 100 Marshall. Susan 129 Martin. Bill 112,162.174 Martin. Diane 35.40.41,62 Martin. Jack 100 Martin. Jeannie 118.120.158 Martin. Nora 130 Masters. Janet 112 Masters. Linda 100 Mather. Billie 100 Matheson. Don 130 Matheson. Gordon 120 Mattson. Debbie 120 Mattson. Petie 100 Maxwell. Paul 37.120 Mazzie, Maria 130 McBroom. Rory 19.88 McCabe. Robert 62 McCarraher, Rick 120 McCarthy, Bette 43,120 McCarthy. Matthew 100 McCarthy. Mary 33.39.62.80.90 McCleskey. Roger 91,112 McCoimack, Bill 62.168 McCracken. Lance 112 McCrocklin. Jimmy 119.120 McDowell. Kate 88.130 McGlynn. Billy 30,105.173 McGlynn. Marianne 29,30.31.120 Mclnturff. Carol 120 McIntyre. Steve 121.169 McIntyre. Terry 100 McKenzie. Jimmy 105 McMillen. Debbie . 12.15.22.30.31.34.82. 84.88.92.127.130 McQuary. Midge 35,63.90 McQuary. Susie 113.158 Mechem. Bruce 105 Medak. Craig 19,30,93.121 Meeker. Lisa 121 Mele. Frank 105 Melvin, Joanne 121 Merkle. Lee 49.56.63 Merkle. Scott 40.106 Michaels. Buddy 106 Michalowski, Leonard 130 Midkiff. Vickie 106 Miers. Jessie 106 Miers, Linda 121 Mileson. Beth 19.113 Mileson. Susan 130 Millan. Mary 42.100,107 Miller. Allen 16.63.83 Miller. Debbie D 106 Miller. Debbie M 106 Miller. Buster 162 Miller. Nancy J 89,106 Miller. Nancy C 130 Miller. Norman 100 Miller. Shirley 113 Mims. Jim ... 12.22.59.63,91.92.93 Minchik. Richard 113 Momsen. Charlie 30.121 Mongole. Larry 63 Mongole, Laura 90.113 Montgomery. Paula 113.158 Montgomery. Robert 113.169 Moore. Billy 100 Moore. Dave 100 Moore. Elizabeth 40.42.106 Morris. Charlene 100 Morehouse. Larry 106 Morehouse. Mike 106 Morse. Harriet 100 Morse. K.nslev 80.84.1 16.121. 122.158. 159 Moss, Linda 63.135 Mowitt. Linda . . . . 37,130.158 Muilenburg. Lvnn 90.121 Murphy, Mike . . . . 121 Myers. Donna . . . . 100 Napier. Athena . . . 100 Neal. Bill 113 Neumann. Chris . . 121 Newberrv. Robert . 100 Newby, l.aurus . . . 24.130.133 Newland. Charles 91.130 Newton. Anne 121 Nicholas. Harold 93.121 Nicholas. Nancv . . 42.100 Nicholson. Ron . . . 130 Nicholson. Tom . . . 113 Nicklas. Wavne 42.100 Nickel. Wally . . . 26.130 Norman. Fred 40,42.43,113 Nugent. Clare . . . . 130 Nugent. Dannv . . . 113.169 O ' Connor. Paul 130 Ogilvie. Carol 31,34.84.88.130 O ' Hara. Jimmv . . . 63 Ojala. Raili .... 19.22.63.84.88.140.141 Olom. Jonathan . 12.16.50.54.64.81.134 Oltman, Mary . . . 18.19.148.93.124.130.132 Ordway. David . . . 121 Ordway, Mike . . . . 42.100 Orf. Ricky 113 Owen. Cathy .... 80.130.158.159 Owen. Bill 100 Painter. Lennie . . . 121 Papanicolas. Steve . 64.91 Papanicolas. Emilie 100.158 Parcell. Mike . . . . 12.62.64 Parker. John C. . . 130 Parker. John D. 121 Parnell. Ed 19.88.130 Parnell. Larry . . . . 113 Parrish, Gary . . . . 40.113 Parrott, Clif 113 Parrott. Greg . . . . 100 Parsons, Judy . . . . 90.121 Pavne. David . . . . 121.169 Pavne. Johnny . . . . 121 Pavne. Martha . . . 121 Pavne, Sherrie . . . 100.158 Peel. Nancv ... . 106 Pendergast. Cindv . 106 Peret. Ann 100 Perkins, Charles . . 100 Perrv. Ann 34.43.121.158 Perrv. Robert . . . . 130 Petree. Wavne 68 Pierce. Alvcon . . . 19.113 Pierce. Butch .... 130 Pierce, Juanita . . . 100 Pierce. Lorraine . . 100 Pierce. Mike ... 106 Pierce. Ralph . . . 106.173 Pierce. Reet 51.64 Pierce. Stewart . . . 100 Pitsnogle. Julie . . 12.19.43.121 Polk. Tony 100 Pope. Janie . 22.30.31.34.84.131 Potter. Ken . . 39.131 Powell. Jim 106 Precht. Mike . . . . 42.100 Prender. Marv . . 39,90.113.158 Proffitt, Cathy . . . 40.41.113 Proffitt. Judv . . . . 106 Pugh. Sheryl 35.40.41.64 Purdy, Tom 169 Rackowski. Connie 40.42.113 Rackowski. Jim 42.100.107 Rackowski. Tom . . 40.131 Read. Pam 42,100.1 14 Read, Bill 106 Reynolds. Johnny . 64 Rhodes. Louise 19.38.39.42.64.78.80.84. 88.90.92 Rice. Cathy 64,65 Rice. Norris 100 Rick. Mike . . . . 131.165.166 Ridgway, Bill 65 Riffee. Doug .... 114.169 Rinick. Margaret . 42.100 Riplev. Steve . . . . 131 Roberts. Jack . . . . 169 Roberts. John 12.65.93.113.161 Robertson. Bert 113 Robinson. Brvce . . 100 Rocca. Lorenzo 20.121.161 Roderick. Frannie 131 Roebuck. John . . . 121 Rollins. Ray 91.131 Rollyson. Jane . . 65 Rooney. Patty . . . . ... 1 13 Rose. Gene 114 Rose. Paula 131 Rose. Thea 106 Ropshaw. Paul . . . 121 Roth. Richard . . 100 Rouse. Betsy .... 106 Rose, Cathi 34.131 Rouse. Van 122 Rozzelle. Richard 114 Russ. Charlie . . 65.165.167.168 Russo, Paula . . 100.114 Rusterholtz. Brian 114 Rusterholtz. Marcia 39.65 Ruthven. Richard 65 Sacra. Ricky 122 Sadtler. Jack ' 65.168 Sadtler. Laban 114 Sachs. Patti 114 Sager. Pam 35,66.90 Salyer. Barbara 106 Salyer. Linda 131 Sandford. Robin 131 Sanford. David 19.86.131 Sandidge. Mike 114.169 Sarles. John 131 Schafer. Debbie 101 Schlager. Bob 66 Schrenk. Kathe 35.66 Schrenk, Lindy 122 Schumann. Belinda 122 Schumann. Brenda 131 Schwind. Andy 106.169 Schwind. Jimmv 131. 161. 174 Schwind. Marty 122.169.174 Scott. Ben 106 Scott, Jim 100 Scott, Malcom 38,131 Scott. Margaret 19.39.43,122 Seal. Mary 40.42.114 Sealock. Shelley 122 Sebastian. Sharon 132 Segall. Robin 30.40.24.106 Seidel. Danny 122 Shade. Ken 66 Shade. Susan 106 Shadow. The 12 Shaffer. Garv 114 Sharff. Inis 101 Shaw. David 101 Shelburne. Bob 40.50.66.91.93.168 Sherman. Andy 106 Sherman. Eric 122 Sherman. Susan 19,29.80.82.122 Sherman, Tom 40 Shick, Mary 106 Shick. Rav 122 Shifflett. David 101 Shire, Betty 66 Shreve. Tom 66.174 Shreve. Vivian 101 Sigmund. Nel 40.1 14 Siler. Candy 12.38.39.42.132.143 Simmons. Cal 12,15.22.63.66.82.83.86. 87.160.162 Simmons. John 100 Simpson. George 114 Simpson. Bob . .67 Singleton. Jimmie 101 Singleton. Pat 122.158.159 Sitlon, Beth 132 Sitton. Donna 67 Skelly. Tom 122 Skubal. Nancy 122 Skubal. Susan 114 Skubal. Tom 67.168 Slater. Kathy 67 Smartt, Ellen 34,92.132 Smith. Anita 106 Smith. Barbara 122 Smith. Bob 132 Smith. Donna 114 Smith. George 122 Smith. Jeff 29,114 Smith. Les 55,67 Smith. Mike 114 Smith. Peggy 67.136.158 Smith. Stanlev 42.106 Smith. Vick. 33.38.39.52.83.84.92 Snight. Gary 132 Snowden. Clint 67,91 Sobol. Bob 27.106 Souders. Randy 107 Speetzen. Tom 40.132 Spinel li . Mark 122 Spinelli. Steve .114 Stack. Gary 122,169 Slanich. Hartley .101 Stanlev. Harriett . 9.12.15.31.68.80.82.83. 92 Stanley. Lisbee 19.122 Stanlev. Sarah 19.110,114.158.159 Stein. Karen 34.43.122.158 Steirer, Karen 107 Stevens. Diane 68 Stevens. Linda 122 Sticknev, Charles 122.160.164.166.168. 173 Stimmell. Susan 35.68 Strachan. Bonnie 12.68.158 Strachan. Wendy 138.158 Strait. Eve 101 Strait. Jeff 42,1 14 Street. Sandra 107 Street. Linda 35.68 Strickler. Bob 63.68.160,162 Strickler. Kevin 114 Stroud. Billy 29,114.173 Stroud. Debbie 122 Strubal. Sharon 107 Stuebing. Roni 12.69 Sutphin. Tom 107 Sutton. Danny 107 Swick. Jerome 101 Tabor, Marcia . . 12,19,22,25.33,35.69.84. 90.149 Tackney. Priss 123. 147. 158. 159 Talley. Janene 39 206 . Tanner, Janice 107 Tanner, Rae 12,80,83.84,127,132 Taylor, Linda 115 Terman, Chris 24,26,33,132 Thackrey, Keith 19,115.164 Thackrey, Sue 19,22,39,69,84,88 Thatcher, Mike 115 Thieme, Brenda 123 Thieme, Randy 101 Thomas, Donna 39 Thompson, Cathy 69 Thompson, Louise 19,29,115,158 Thompson, Norma 101 Thompson, Susan 29,33,132 Thompson, Terry 115 Thompson, Tommy 115 Thorpe. Brenda 107,123 Thorpe, Marlene 107 Thur, Carol 107,158 Thur, Jimmy 123,146 Tinkham, Rex 69 Tosti, Mark 12,24,83,161,174 Trail, Lee 123 Trexler, Rena 123 Troy, Barbara 33,40,42,83,132 Troy, Helen 20,24,33,38,39,42,69,83,84, 88,136 Turner, Larry 132 Turner, Maxwell 123 Turrisi, Ronny 107 Turrisi, Tom 123 Tuten, Mark 101 Twombly, Brenda 41,42,107 Twombly, Teresa 41,42,107 Utterback, Ellen 132 Vanderheyden, John 107 VanDomelen, Chris 43,123,158 Vanneman, Vicky 92,132 Velasquez, John 115,169 Vera. Santi . . . 22,24,30,31,33,70,83,136, 140,141,161 Via, Virginia 107 Vines, Dan 43,133,168 Vines, Don 40,123 Vreeland, Chris 101 Wainwright, Susan 31,115 Waitzfelder. Beth 101 Waitzfelder, Gayle 115 Walden, Clay 123,169 Walker, Susan 101 Walker, Bill 107 Walton. Dale 115 Waring, Robert 12.19,80,115,174 Warner, Gina 133 Warner, Jake 107,169 Warner, Shawn 101 Warren, Richard 26,123 Wassman, Susan 70,144,145 Watkins, Barbie 132 Watkins, Bill 70 Watson, Fred 115,169 Weiler, Robbie 107 Weiler, Susi 123 Wells. Ann 107 Wells, Betsy 38,39,70,138 Werth, Lennice 133 Werth, Maricie 42,107 Werth, Robbie 123,169 West. Maurice 107 Westmoreland, Lynn 123 Wheeler, Terry 91,133 Whitlock, Carol 107 Wiencek, Debbie 19,110,115,149,158 Wiencek, Ron 27,101 Willcock, Debbie 107 Willcock, Jim . 33,58,70,83,86,140,160. 161 Williams, Ed 40,115,169 Williams, John 133 Williams, Gary 42,107 Williams, Mary 107 Williams, Norman 107 Williams, Rena 70 Williams, Richard 115 Williams, Sam 123 Willson, Alberta 107 Wilson, Abbie 133 Wilson, Marcella 107 Wise, John 27,107 Wolf, Eric 123 Wolf, Joanna 31,70 Wolfrey, Sharon 107 Wolfrey, Zandra 133 Wollenberg, Meredy . 12,18,19,22,39,70. 80 Wollenberg, Pam 18,30,40,107 Wong, Benita 29,107 Wood, Ann 20,31,39.49,49,71,80,84 Wood, Debbie 42,101 Wood, Kathy 84,123 Wood, Steve 101 Woolsey, Janet 133 Woolsey, Terry 71,165,166,168 Wright, John 1 15,169 Wyman, Lallah 101 Wynkoop, Joyce 10 1 Wynn, Edna 115 Wurz, Judy 1 15,158 Yeary, Debbie 89,123,158 Yeary, Ted 63,66.71,82,86 Yelverton, Donna 89,133,144 Yelverton. Judy 101 Yelverton, Mike 115,173 Yoshihashi, Eric 26,123 Young, Jeff 101 Young, Paul 115 Zenich, John 133 Zieses, Gary 52,71 Zlotnick, Steve 108,113,115,169 207 Retrospect A school year . . . nine months, 36 weeks, 180 days. A vague, interminable period of time, colored by individual thoughts, social transitions, and national occurrences. World events become personal landmarks and fragmented ex- perience a significant whole. At George Mason, it was a year shaped by change . . . change that rocked institutions, sparked stagnant operations; change that shocked, bewildered, overwhelmed . . . and excited. Change that was trivial compared to that on the national scene, but meaningful to those involved. September ... a vibrant beginning. The question of jeans and hair was left to the discretion of the individual, as was the responsibility of behavior. The unconcerned atmosphere sharply contrasted with the controversy across the river and nation . . . The Peaceniks weren’t very peaceful at the Pentagon Homecoming week-end, and once again a Nobel prize was not awarded in Peace. “Series fever " enveloped fans, and as the Mustangs tussled with larger schools in their last Northwest lb Season, Carl Yaztremski and the Red Sox hung on seven games against St. Louis . . . Local election spirit per- vaded while Masonites labored over the first MUSTANG deadline; and a progressive S.C.A. and City dedicated the Student Square. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and snow came and melted . . . bringing the announcement that Defense Chief Mc- Namara would leave his post after seven years . . . and taking over 200 American lives in a Christmas truce broken 34 times. January ’68. America ' s pioneer heart transplant died, but Africa’s Philip Blaiburg continued to improve. O. J. Simpson trounced the Hoosiers in the Rose Bowl, and Eartha Kitt “lunched " with Lady Bird. Students talked in circles about vandalism, as the Administration and Student Council established means of prevention . . . “The Letter” was Number 1 on WEAM . . . Bonnie and Clyde captured area theaters. Odd temperature gyrations ushered in Third Quarter and the North Korean hijacking of the USS Pueblo, and Tet ' s Saigon raid. At home the week-end was the winter ' s brightest as the Mustangs battled number two Woodbridge to an overtime ... In weeks usually consigned to slump, assemblies and field trips dotted the calendar, and a new spirit emerged from the Student Body. If change applied to G.M., upheaval described situa- tions elsewhere. Two more Cabinet members resigned in an election year, Congress debated the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, garbage lay in New York City streets, students protested draft guideline changes, G.M. trampled Stone- wall Jackson in the Tournament opener, teachers struck ' everywhere but here, and March roared in with a blanket of snow . . . melting into 10 memorable April days. . . . President Johnson announced his non-candidacy and a bombing pause. While the U.S. and Hanoi negotiated to open talks, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassi- nated in Memphis and repercussions jolted Washington . . .j Effects were far-reaching Variety Show cancellations, curfews ... a front lawn memorial service . . . contin- uing change . . . Va . ol • 371.8 GEORGE MARY RILEY STYLES PUBLIC LIBRARY VaC George Mason Junior-Senior High School. Mustana yearbook 2766 00298 6782 741455 1968 ' lzc LI


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