Montevallo High School - Montala Yearbook (Montevallo, AL)

 - Class of 1979

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CONTENTS Opening Activities Seniors Underclassmen. .56 MONTALA 1979 ‘ — A = Presented By: The National Honor Society Montevallo High School Montevallo, Alabama From any angle. . . and you can be proud. ACTIVITIES ACTIVITIE HOMECOMING Tears were shed by Senior Ann Frye when she was announced MHS's 1978-79 Home- coming Queen. Senior Phyllis Conwell, Junior Sharren Cathey, Soph- omore, Daena Harri- son, and Freshman Missie Harrison com- prised her court. Spirit was at a fever pitch as the Bulldogs defeated West Blocton in the night's game. At half- time, drum major Shawn Spicer directed the Troubadors ina nostalgic “‘light show.” Spirit days during Homecoming Week included Hair Day, “‘Grease’’ Day, and Colors Day. The cheerleaders exemplified the feelings of the student body as they spread enthusi- asm in the afternoon's pep rally. Disc-jockey Randy Archer provided music and a light show at the night's after-game ‘Stairway to Heaven” dance. ie Wes li The football team traveled to Eclec- tic to compete in state play-offs. Juniors ordered rings, and Luann Moody was the leader in the class magazine sale. Senior girls attended a Jr. Miss assembly. Students enjoyed the afternoon break. A Red Cross blood drive and Fire Preven- tion Week were held. The band maintained their high contest rat- ings and earned several trophies. Christmas held many activities. Junior Deborah Jones held the starring role in the Drama Club's produc- tion of Elizabeth B. Hellier’s ‘‘He Who Walks In Love, " ’ and sophomore Kathy Kirkland went on despite a leg injury. The band presented Mr. Weese with a new megaphone at their concert. Spotlighters enjoyed an evening on ‘‘the town.’’ Continued warm weather permitted outdoor pep rallies. A performance by the girls’ chorus and a meditative reading by the speech class comprised part of the annual assembly. The year held special days for many people. A community-wide “Band-Aid” Day was held to raise money for that group. English teacher Barbara Belisle was awarded WENN radio's ‘‘Favorite Teacher’’ Award. The Troubadors participated in newly-elected governor Fob James’ inaugural parade. Juniors received class rings. Seniors received portraits and ordered invitations and caps and gowns. oss Schedule t4 ; + d Students watched the Orange and Blue intrasquad game, which ended in a tie. Sen- ior Earl Hayes signed a 2-year basketball contract with Walker State Junior College. Walker coach Glen R. Clem, MHS coach Kurt Pnasek, and Mrs. Hayes witnessed the event. Who's Who winners were announced by Emily Steele and Gay Perkins at a Valen- tine party held at the college lake house. Activities during the Spring included the Junior- Senior Prom, band competitions, senior recitals, and the National Honor Society tapping. The Prom was held at Birmingham's Hyatt House with disc-jockey David Harper providing music and a light show. The Troubadors placed first of 13 bands at the University of Montevallo’s high school band festival. Seniors presenting recitals were (I-r) Mark Baker (piano, voice), Karen Morris (voice), and Cliff Anderson (voice). Twenty-seven students joined the ranks of the NHS. The 22nd annual AWARDS DAY was held May 11 at 9:30 A.M. Miss DeMent, the Awards Day co- ordinator, presided over this important event. Mrs. Frances Anthony was honored for her dedi- cated service to the school throughout her years at MHS. Dr. Russell Warren from the University of Montevallo was the guest speaker. Many students not pictured were honored for perfect attendance, service to the school and for outstanding work in specific sub- jects. Rotary Citizen dd | 4 Ly Typing Awards Math Team Members Valedictorian and Salutatorian = Good Sportsmanship and Theron Fisher Awards MHS lost many outstanding athletes in the Class of '79. Among them were: TOP ROW: Luke Crim, Pat- rick Sims, Lee Clayton, Glenn Anthony, Kevin Hughes, Billy Hughes, David Lash. CENTER ROW: Otto Fields, Keith Gilmore, Edd Green, Kelvir ‘lly, Larry Holmes, Mark Sir BOTTOM ROW: Earl Hayes, Kenneth Jones, Jerome Tolbert, Marty Eddleman, Sam Purnell, Buddy Holsombeck (Left) Boys and Girls staters and alternates (Right) Danforth Award Winners and alternates (standing) Scholarship Winners 2 o SR Arion and J.P. Sousa Band Award Freshmen with all As Quill and Scroll On May 15, the MHS Dramatics Club pre- sented a two act murder mystery ‘The Spi- ral Staircase.”’ Cliff Anderson and Rebecca Luker from Thompson performed a scene from Camelot. American Legion Award Winners were Rene Davis and Glenn Anthony with alternates Janet Hicks and Shawn Spicer. 2OooO orm O SORE 3 = ec - © o a eEOo SCH S ao = t wf sc Sos the ew OE LN a Cc sy SoZ 06 oo? Soon: = 2oes ® OE — asta Memories were recalled, Hall. the Class of '79 got lined up byes exchanged as Seniors of and ready to process. friendships cherished, good- Senior Class President Kevin Hughes gave the welcome after Shawn Spicer led the invocation. The address was given by Senator Lister Hill Proctor following Rene Davis's Valedictory speech ‘Looking Ahead.”’ Mr. Corbett awarded diplomas to 72 grads following the recognition of 3 summer graduates. Seniors gathered in the lobby for final farewells before going to MHS for the traditional reception. SENIORS SENIORS | | : : ‘ s | 4 W CLASS OF 1979 WHO'S WHO SENIOR CiACS OFFICERS vin Hughes, Rene Davis, Marty Eddieman Shawn n Spi icer 1979 MHS WHO'S WHO BEST ALL AROUND Vicki Crowson and Glenn Anthony IM EE TTT BEST DANCERS Kenneth Jones and Wanda Prentice WITTIEST BEST LOOKING Marty Eddieman and Kathy Gilmore Leslee Belluchie and Kevin Hughes CLASS CHATTERERS Cathy Winslett and Otto Fields = MOST SCHOOL SPIRIT MOST COURTEOUS David Lash and Ann Frye Monique Van Landingham and Billy Hughes MOST INTELLECTUAL MOST VALUABLE TO THE SCHOOL Mark Baker and Emily Steele Lee Clayton and Janet Hicks MOST DEPENDABLE BEST DRESSED Shawn Spicer and Teresa Alesander Curtis Peoples and Angela Collins MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED Cliff Anderson and Rene Davis MOST TALENTED David Underwood and Karen Morris o c ° O © 2 - wc _ Ee a - ”m ®d Oo2 ° = @ E 2 ® = FRIENDLIEST Edd Green and Beth Rochester : 2 a SOCIETY OF DISTINGUISHED HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR FOOTBALL CAPTAINS STUDENTS Jerome Tolbert, Kevin Hughes, Edd Green Had 90 or Better Averages to Begin Year j DAR GOOD CITIZEN Rene Davis and Runner-up Emily Steele WINNERS Rene Davis and Runner-up Glenn Anthony Senior Directory ABBOTT, MARLA — Student Council 4; Health Careers 3; Dramatics Club 2 - 4; Spanish Club 2; Flag Corps 3; Track and Field 3; Tennis Team 4; Perfect Attendance 2, 4; Honor Roll 2, 4. ACKER, REGINA — Band 1, 2. ALEXANDER, TERESA — Future Homemakers of America 1; Chorus 2; Future Business Leaders of America 3, 4; Treasurer 3; National Honor Society 4; Secretary 4; Montala Staff 4; Out- standing Work in Alabama History Contemp. Issues 1; Out- standing Work in General Science 1; Perfect Attendance 1 - 3; A-B Honor Roll 1, 3, 4; Perfect Attendance in BOE at SCAVC 3; High Academic Work and Concern for the Welfare of Family and Community 3; Top Salesman in NHS Candy Sale 4; Who's Who — Most Dependable 4 ANDERSON, CLIFF — National Junior Beta Club 1, 2; National Honor Society 1, 2; Drama Club 3, 4; Lively Arts 4; Science Club 1, 3; Student Council 1, 2; Library Club 1, 2; French Club 1, 2; Tennis Team 4; Team Captain 4; Who's Who — Most Likely to Succeed 4; First Place State, Division 4 in National Association of Teachers of Singing Contest 3, 4; All State Choir 4; All State Band 2, 3, 4; Vocal Choral Festival Scholar- ship 4; Music Scholarship to University of Montevallo. ANTHONY, GLENN — FFA 1, 2; FCA 4; Mathematics Club 3, 4; Vice President 3; President 4; Student Couhcil 3, 4; Journal- ism Club 4; Honor Society 4; Vice-President 4; Tennis Club 4; Football 4; Principal's Trophy 4; Spotlight 4; News Editor 4; Yearbook 4; Assistant Editor 4; Dairy Judging Team 2; Math Team 3, 4; Society of Distinguished American High School Students 4; Office Worker 4; Honor Roll 1 - 4; Academic Letter 1, 4; Junior Class President 3; Who's Who — Best All-Around 4; Freshman Honor Scholarship at University of Montevallo 4; Boys’ State 3; American Legion Award — 1st Place 4; Quill and Scroll 4 BAKER, J. MARK — Student Council 2, 3; Dramatics Club 2, 3, 4; Vice President 3; Publicity Chairman 4; Journalism Club 3; Math Club 2; Health Careers Club 2; National Honor Society 4; Spotlight 3; Montala Staff 4; Chorus 1, 4; Pian ist 4; Honor Roll 1 - 4; PTA Award for Maintaining “A’’ Average Through- out High School 4; Boys’ State 3; Who’s Who — Most intellec- tual 4; Scholastic Letter 4; Music Scholarship to the University of Montevallo. BELL, KENNETH — FFA 1, 2; FCA 1 - 4; Journalism Club 4; Basketball 1 - 4; All County Basketball 1, 2; All County Coach's Selection 4; All Area Basketball Tournament 4; Perfect Attendance 1; Honor Roll 2. BELLUCHIE, LESLEE — French Club 1, 2; Treasurer 3; Dra- 3, 4; matics Club 1, 4; FCA 3; Student Council . 4; Secretary 3; Treasurer 4; Math Club 2, 3; Journalism Club 3; Montala Staff 4; Chorus 2, 4; Band 1 - 4; First Chair Oboe 3; Majorette 3, 4; Co-Head 3; Head 4; Spotlight Reporter 3; Queen of Roses 1; National Honor Society 4; Who's Who — Best Looking “1 B Honor Roll 1, 2, 3. BINION, AMY — Student Council 1; Science Club 1; PAY Club 1; Library Club 1, 2, 3; Drama Club 4; Lively Arts Club 4; Cho- rus 4; Cheerleader 1; Spotlight 4; Softball Team 3. BRANTLEY, BILLY — Journalism Club 4; Band Staff 1, 2; Assistant Manager 2; Stage Band | - 4; Band 1 - 4; All County Band 2, 3, 4; Festival Band 1; Spotlight Staff 4; Service to the School 1; Superior at Solo and Ensemble; Solo 3; Brass Ensemble 2, 3, 4. CLAYTON, LEE — Student Council 3, 4; Dramatics Club 3, 4; FCA 3, 4; Office Aide 3, 4; Baseball 3; Football 3, 4; Most Improved Lineman 4; All County Honorable Mention 4; Sr. High Badminton Champion 4; Junior Danforth Award 3; Boys’ State 3; Who's Who — Most Valuable to the School 4. COLLINS, ANGELA — FHA 3, 4; Lively Arts 4; Dramatics Club 4; Perfect Attendance 1. CONWELL, PHYLLIS — FHA 1; Dramtics Club 3, 4; Vice Presi- dent 4; Lively Arts 4; Student Council 1; Gymnastics Club 1; Officiating Club 2; Health Careers Club 2; Volleyball 1 - 4; All County Team Captain; First in County; MVP 2, 3; Track 3, 4; Girls’ Basketball 1; B Team Cheerleader 1; Varsity Cheer- leader 2, 3; First Place in State Track Meet High Jump; School and State Record 3 CRIM, LUKE — FFA 2 - 4; Vice President 4; FCA 1 - 4; Football 1, 4; Weightlifting 3, 4; Perfect Attendance 1; A-B Honor Roll CROWE, KATHY — FHA 1, 2, 3; Dramatics Club 3, 4; Chorus 3; Journalism Club 3; Spotlight 2; Band 1, 2, 3; Track 2; Team Award 2; A-B Honor Roll 2, 3; Jr. Miss Contestant 4. CROWSON, VICK] CHARLENE — FHA 3; Math Club 4; FCA 4; National Honor Society 4; Archery Club 3; B Team Volleyball 1; Volleyball 4; Area Player 4; Tennis 4; Girls’ Captain 4; DAHSS 4; Who's Who — Best All Around 4; Bookkeeping Award 3; B Honor Roll 2, 3, 4; 1 Semester Scholarship to Jack- sonville State University. CUTTS, ESTHER LYNNE — FHA 1, 4; Choir 2, 3; Perfect Attendance 3. DAVIS, RENE — Math Club 2, 4; Secretary-Treasurer 4; Dra- matics Club 2, 3; Journalism Club 3, 4; French Club 1, 2; Sec- retary 1; Treasurer 2; Student Council 1, 3; Honor Society 4; President 4; Junior Class Secretary 3; Senior Class Secretary 4; Girls’ Chorus 1, 2; Yearbook 4; Editor 4; Flag Corps 3; Spot- light 3, 4; Co-editor 4; Assistant Editor 3; Society of Distin- guished High Schoo! Students 4; A Honor Roll — Academic Letter 1 - 4; Danforth Winner 3; Second Place Typing Winner 3; Quill and Scroll Member 3, 4; Century tli Winner 4; DAR Good Citizen 4; Who's Who — Most Likely to Succeed 4; Valedictorian 4; Valedictory Award to University of Montev- allo; Full Tuition and Board Scholarship to Judson College; American Legion Award — 1st Place 4. DAVIS, SELENA — Athletic Association 1; Dramatics Club 4; Lively Arts 4; Perfect Attendance 2 - 4; A-B Honor Roll 4. EDDLEMAN, MARTY — FFA 1, 2; Reporter 2; FCA 1, 3, 4; Journalism Club 2; Dramatics Club 4; Baseball! 4; Football 1, 4; Best Defensive Back 4; All County 4; All Conference — Hon- orable Mention 4; Super Fifteen — Honorable Mention 4; Sen- ior Class Treasurer 4; Who's Who — Wittiest 4 FIELDS, OTTO — FCA 2, 3; Basketball 4; Basketball B Team 2, 3; Most Valuable Player; All County; Track 1, 2; Most Valua- ble Player. FOX, DARLA — FHA 4; Dramatics Club 4; Health Careers Club 4; Art Club 4; French Club 1; Band 2 - 4; First Chair 3, 4; Colonial Band 2, 3; Band Letters 2, 3; Participated in Senior Graduation Day 3; First Year Pin — Colonial Band 3; Perfect Attendance Pin 4; Bicentennial Costume Award 1 FRYE, ANN — FHA 1, 4; Dramatics Club 4; Student Council 1, 2, 4; Journalism Club 4; Pep Club 1; Volleyball 1, 2; Letter 1, 2; Cheerleader 1, 2, 4; Letter 1, 2, 4; Spotlight 4; Who's Who — Most School Spirit 4; Homecoming Queen 4; Perfect Attend- ance 2, 4. FULLERTON, JAMES GILMORE, KATHY — FHA 2; Chorus 2; Track 1, 2. GILMORE, KEITH — FFA 2; FCA 3; Basketball 1 - 4; Varsity Letter 3, 4; Most Improved Player 4. GOTTIER, WALTER — FFA 1, 2, 3; Lively Arts 4; Spotlight Art- ist 4; Art Awards 2, 3. GREEN, EDD — FCA 1 - 4; FFA 1, 2; Football 1 - 4; Basketball 1 - 4; Track 1, 3; Team Spirit Award 4; Tri Captain 4; Most Improved Back 4; Honorable Mention; Football 4; Who's Who —Friendliest 4; Good Sportsmanship Trophy 4. HAGGINS, ERIC — FFA 2, 3, 4; FCA 4; Basketball 3; Track 3. HARBOUR, STARK — French Club 1; Dramatics Club 1 - 4; President 4; Stage Band 3; Band 1 - 4; First Chair French Horn 3, 4; All County Band 2, 3, 4; First Chair French Horn 2, 3, 4; Festival Band i; Band Scholarship and Alumni Award to Uni- versity of Mississippi. HARRIS, DONNIE — FCA 2; FFA 2, 3, 4; Track 2: Perfect Attendance 1 HARRISON, JIM — FFA 3; Band 1, 2, 3. HAYES, EARL — FCA 2, 3; FFA 2; Journalism Club 3, 4; Bas- ketball 2, 3, 4; All County 2; Honorable Mention — County 3; Honorable Mention — State 4; Team Captain; MVP 4; Region MVP; Shades Valley All Tournament 4; Mid-State Tournament Team 4; Baseball 3; Full Tuition and Board Basketball Schol- arship to Walker College. HEGWOOD, KATHY LEIGH — Studem Vouncil 2, 3, 4; Annual Staff 1; Dramatics Club 4; Journalism Club 4; Chorus 3, 4; Civi- tan Club 3; Office Aid 3; Cheerleader 2, 3; Captain 3; Spotlight 4; Feature Editor 4; Distinguished American High School Stu- dents 3. HICKS, JANET — Lively Arts 2; Health Careers Club 2; Future Secretaries 2; President 2; Chorus 3; Journalism Club 3, 4; Secretary 4; Office Worker 4; Flag Corps 3; Spotlight 3, 4; Cir- culation Manager 3; Editor 4; Yearbook Staff 4; Ad Editor and Business Manager 4; Quill and Scroll 3; Honor Roll 3; Who's Who — Most Valuable to the School 4; Perfect Attendance 1 - 4; School News Correspondent for Birmingham News 4; National Honor Society 4; Treasurer 4; American Legion Award — Honorable Mention 4. HOLSOMBECK, BUDDY — FCA 1 - 4; Vice President 3, 4; FFA 1, 2; Dramatics Club 4; Student Council 2, 4; Football 1 -.4; Baseball 4; Track 2, 3; Perfect Attendance 2. HUDSON, PAUL HUGHES, BILLY — FFA 1, 2, 3, 4; President 3, 4; Health Careers 3; FCA 4; National Honor Society 4; Football 4; Coach's Gut Award 4; Weightlifting 4. HUGHES, KEVIN — Student Council 2, 4; Journalism Club 3, 4; FCA 2, 3; FFA 1, 2; Health Careers Club 2; Football 1 - 4: Theron Fisher Award 4; Captain 4; Most Improved Back 3; Baseball 1; Spotlight 3, 4; Sports Editor 4; Perfect Attendance 2; Quill and Scroll 3; Jr. Class Vice President 3; Senior Class President 4. JONES, AVERY JOYCE — FHA 1, 2; Dramatics Club 3; Lively Arts 4; Student Council 3; Band 1, 2, 3. JONES, KENNETH — Student Council 1, 2; FFA 1 - 4; Trea- surer 2, 4; FCA 1 - 4; Football 1 - 4; Track 2; B Honor Roll 1: Who's Who Best Dancer 4; Perfect Attendance 1. KNOWLES, CAROL — FHA 1, 2; Dramatics Club 3; Band 1, 2, 3; Homecoming Attendant 3. LANCASTER, JEAN — Dramatics Club 4; Science Club 2: Softball Team 1. LASH, DAVID — Student Council 1 - 4; Spanish Club 2; Dra- matics Club 3, 4; FCA 1, 2, 3; Football 1 - 4; Baseball 1 - 4; Bas- ketball 1; MVP Baseball 3; All County Baseball 3; Best Fielder 2; Best Hitter 3; Boys’ State 3; Who's Who — Most School Spirit 4; Theron Fisher Award 4. LILLY, KELVIN E. — FFA 1; FCA 1 - 4; Football 1 - 4; Basket- ball Manager 1 - 4; Baseball Manager 1; Perfect Attendance 2 - 4; Outstanding Effort in Math 1. LOVEJOY, GEORGE LOVEJOY, LAURIE — FHA 2; VICA 2. LUNSFORD, CINDY — Health Occupations 1; Health Occupa- tion Students of America 3, 4; Vice President 4; FHA 2, 4. McCOY, KEVIN — Honor Society 4; Archery Club 3; Dramat- ics Club 4; Yearbook Staff 4; Band 1 - 4; Tennis Team 4; Sec- ond Honor Roll 2, 3, 4 McCULLOUGH, GARY — Chess Club 1, 2; Secretary 1; Inter- national Club 2; Band 1 - 4; All Europe Band 3; All County Band 4; Stage Band 3, 4; Soccer 4; Wrestling 1. McGAUGHY, SIDNEY — FFA 1 - 4; Vice President 3. McPHATTER, TOMYSINE — Dramatics Club 2, 3, 4; Chorus 2, 3; Treasurer 3; FBLA 3; Jr. Directory 3; Lively Arts 2, 3, 4; Group Director 3; Future Secretary 2; FHA 1; Pep Club 1; Stu- dent Council 1; Track Team 1; Softball Team 1; A-B Honor Roll 1 - 4; Perfect Attendance 2. MORRIS, KAREN — Spanish Club 1, 3; FHA 1, 3; Journalism Club 4; Student Council 1 - 4; Chaplain 4; Math Club 2, 3; Dra- matics Club 2 - 4; Chorus 1, 4; Honor Society 4; Montala Staff 4; Tennis Club 4; Spotlight 3, 4; Feature Editor 4; Band 1 - 4; Majorette 2 - 4; Who's Who — Most Talented 4; Society of Dis- tinguished American High School Students 4; Family Living Award 3; B Honor Roll 1 - 4; PTA Award for ‘A’ Average in High School 4; Junior Miss Contestant 4; Bicentennial Youth Choir for Montevallo; State Winner NATS Division 1, 4; Perfect Attendance 1. PEOPLES, CURTIS — Student Council 4; Dramatics Club 3, 4; FFA 1 - 3; Honor Society 4; Yearbook Staff 4; Band 2 - 4: B Honor Roll 1 - 4; Perfect Attendance 1, 3; Boys’ State 4; Who's Who — Best Dressed 4. PEOPLES, GLEN — FFA 2; Basketball 3; Football 2. PERKINS, GAY — Student Council 2, 3, 4; Vice President 3; President 4; Spanish Club 1, 2, 3; Secretary 2; Secretary-Trea- surer 3; Math Club 2, 3; Journalism Club 4; Dramatics Club 4; National Honor Society 4; Yearbook Staff 4; FCA 3; Girls’ Cho- rus 2, 4; Band 1 - 4; First Chair Flute 4; Vice President 4; Stage Band 4; All County Band 1 - 4; First Chair 4; Community Band 3; Spotlight Staff 4; News Editor 4; Typing Award — Second Place Girls’ Division 3; Attendant in Homecoming Court 2; Shelby County Math Tournament Participant 3; Society of Dis- tinguished American High School Students 4; PTA Scholar- ship Award 4; Superior Ratings at Solo and Ensemble 2, 4; Flute Quarter 2; Flute Duet 2, 4; Flute Solo 4; Honor Roll 1 - 4; Outstanding Work in English 2; Quill and Scroll 4. PRENTICE, WANDA FAYE — P.-E. Club 1; Art Club 1; Track 1, 2; Who's Who — Best Dancer 4. PURNELL, SAMUEL ALEX, JR. — FFA 1, 2, 3; FCA 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 3, 4; Best Back 4; Baseball 3, 4; Track 2; Basketball 3, 4; Most Improved Player 3; Best Defense 4; All County Foot- ball 4; All Conference 4; Super All County Football Team 4; All State Honor Mention 4; All County Basketball 4; All Area Tour- nament 4; Baseball All Star 4. ROCHESTER, BETH — FHA 1; Student Council 2; Lively Arts 2; Dramatics Club 2, 3, 4; Treasurer 4; Health Careers Club 4; Vice President 4; Journalism Club 3, 4; Bank 1 - 4; Spotlight 2, 3; Sports Editor 3; Track 3; Homecoming Attendant 1; Senior Who's Who — Friendliest 4. SAILES, PATRICIA SALTER, DONNA — FHA 3, 4; Lively Arts 4; Perfect Attend- ance 2. SAWYER, LYNN — Student Council 4; Parliamentarian 4; Spanish Club 2, 3; Math Club 2, 3; Dramatics Club 2, 3, 4; FCA 3; Chorus 4; National Honor Society 4; Yearbook Staff 4; Majorette 3; Band 1 - 4; Stage Band 4; All County Band 3, 4; Superior at Solo and Ensemble 4; Festival Band 1; Honor Roll 1, 2, 3; Orma Award 2, 3; Society of Distinguished American High School Students 4; PTA Scholarship Award 4; 1 Year Scholarship to Jacksonville State University; Beginning Typ- ing Award 4. SILAS, MARY P. SIMS, PATRICK — Dramatics Club 2, 3, 4; Chairman of Stage and Lighting 2 - 4; FCA 3; Student Council 1; Band 1, 2; Foot- ball 3, 4; Weightlifting 2, 3, 4; A-B Honor Roll 3, 4; Perfect Attendance 1, 2. SINGH, MARK A. — Student Council 1 - 3; FFA 1 - 3; Trea- surer 3; FCA 1 - 4; Math Club 2; Basketball 1 - 4; All County 3; Baseball 1 - 4; Perfect Attendance 1, 2. SPICER, SHAWN — Student Council 3, 4; Spanish Club 1, 2, 3; President 3; Drama Club 1 - 4; National H onor Society 4; Stage Band 1 - 4; First Chair 2, 3, 4; Pep Band 1; Superior Ensemble 1, 3; Superior Solo 3; Senior Class Vice President; Tennis Team 4; Band 1 - 4; Arion Award 3; President 4; First Chair 2, 3, 4; All State Band 2, 3, 4; All County 2, 3, 4; First Chair 2, 3, 4; Festival Band 1; Drum Major 3, 4; Superior, Excellent 3, 4; A Honor Roll 1, 2; Honor Roll Letter 1; B Honor Roll 3, 4; Who’s Who — Most Dependable 4; Society of Distin- guished American High School Students 4; Outstanding Aid to Band Director 3; Outstanding Work in World Students 2; Outstanding Work in Spanish II 2; Outstanding Work in Eng- lish 1, 2; Kiwanis Club Scholarship — 1 Year to University of Montevallo; American Legion Award — Honorable Mention 4. STEELE, EMILY — FHA 1; Student Council 1; Chorus 2, 3; Math Club 2 - 4; Vice President 4; Future Secretaries of Amer- ica 2; Vice President 2; Math Team 3, 4; National Honor Soci- ety 4; Secretary 4; Spanish Club 3; Vice President 3; Journal- ism Club 4; President 4; Health Careers Club 4; President 4; Flag Corps 2, 3; Track Team 3; Spotlight 3, 4; Assistant Editor 4; Features 3; All A Letter 2; Who’s Who — Most Intellectual 4; Yearbook Staff 4; Third Place Geometry Selma Math Tourney 3; Runner-Up DAR 4; Perfect Attendance 1, 3; Salutatorian 4; Society of Distinguished American High School Students 4. TOLBERT, JEROME — FCA 1 - 4; FFA 2; Football 1 - 4; MVP 4; Headhunter 3, 4; Team Captain 4; Basketball 2 - 4; Baseball 1, 3; Perfect Attendance 1; All County Football 4; All County Superteam; Football 4; All Conference (Mid-State) Football; Honorable Mention; All State Football 4; All County Honorable Mention Football 3; Who's Who — Most Athletic 4. UNDERWOOD, DAVID — FHA 1 - 4; First Place in Pepsi Pos- ter Contest 4; Who’s Who — Most Talented 4. VANLANDINGHAM, MONIQUE — Student Council 4; FHA 3; Math Club 3; Journalism Club 4; Dramatics Club 4; French Club 1, 2; Tennis Club 4; Track 1, 3; 1st and 2nd Place Rib- bons 1; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Spotlight 3, 4; Second Honor Roll 1, 2, 3; First Honor Roll 4; Perfect Attendance 1, 2, 3;. Outstanding Work in Sophomore English 2; Society of Distinguished Amer- ican High School Students 4; PTA Award for Outstanding Work in High School 4; Who's Who — Most Courteous; Quill and Scroll 4. WALKER, BENTLEY — FFA 1, 2; Band 1, 2; FCA 1; VICA3. WALKER, GERALD — Dramatics Club 2; Advanced Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Stage Band 1, 2, 3, 4; All-County Band 1, 2, 3, 4; First Chair 3, 4; All-State Band 2; Perfect Attendance 1, 2. WARD, TIMOTHY — Basketball 2, 3, 4; Varsity Letter 4; Track 4; Varsity 4. WHITFIELD, VICKI — Student Council 4; Chorus 2, 3; Dramat- ics Club 4; Spanish Club 3, 4; Band 1, 2, 3; Tennis Team 4; Outstanding Work in Spanish | 3. WINSLETT, CATHY — Drama Club 4; Lively Arts Club 4; Jour- nalism Club 4; Yearbook 3; Assistant Copy Editor 3; Anchor Club 2, 3; NIKE Club 3; Spotlight 4; Flag Corps 4; Water Ballet Letter 1; Who's Who — Class Chatterer 4. YELDER, NELLIE — Journalism Club 3; Health Careers 2; Lively Arts 4; Drama Club 4; Track 2, 3; Basketball 4; Spotlight 2, 3. YOUNG, DANNY — Band 1, 2; Outstanding Work in Book- keeping 3. YOUNG, DAVID — FCA 2, 3, 4; Health Careers 2, 3, 4; VICA 3; Football 3; Perfect Attendance 1. UNDERCLASSMEN UNDERCLASSMEN UNDERCLASSMEN JUNIORS CLASS OFFICERS Left to right Lu Ann Moody — Secretary Debbie Kunkel — Vice-President Deandrea Cole — Treasurer Bret Jones — President BELISLE HOMEROOM Barbara Belisle Michell Agee Stanley Allen Tina Barrow Todd Beers Ray Brasher Jeff Cardwell Teresa Chism LaNell Crocker Terry Cutts Chassie Harbour Betty Herron Chuck Hood Bret Jones Brenda Kuhnel Debbie Kunkel Kevin Lawley Sherry Miller Cindy Nash Amos Nicks. Jr Kathy P eoples Billy Perry Paul Russell Jennifer Rutledge Eddie Staffney Sharren Cathey Peggy Selby Mike Ferguson Rita Tolbert BEARDEN HOMEROOM Cathy Bearden Anita Bell Charles Brantley Michael Brown Deandra Cole Connie Cox Alisa Davis Lisa Edwards Darrell Fancher Monty Fondren Beverly Harris Ronnie Holsombeck Glenn Jackson Anne Klemenc James Lash Colleen Lucas Michelle Mayhall Belinda Morris John Owen Mark Riesener Merrie Rochester Eddie Sailes Darlean Sailes Clay Smitherman GOGGINS HO MEROOM Danny Goggins Genea Abbott Jan Allen Anita Brantley Jimmy Brown Sharrell Cathey Linda Clark Jennifer Dailey Lynn Dunn Danny DeLage Rance Gaddis Jan Gauntt Earnest Glover Lisa Harper Larry Holmes Bruce Horton Deborah Jones Steve Melsoni Lu Ann Moody Debra Nix Michelle Reed Terry Saffold Billy Simonson Randy Steele Dereck Stewart Debbie Sutton Fredia Thrift Tim Walker Jeff Zelaya PNAZEK HOMEROOM Kurt Pnazek Brenda Boothe Gail Brazzell Annette Green Allen Naugher Kenneth Rutledge JRS. NOT PICTURED Ervin Goode Sylvia Goode Jerome Jones Pearl Rutledge Kevin Stewart Jeremiah Ward Edna Williams Shereen Doriety Rick Fox Yuell Gilbert Clare Golson Deana Harrison Jeff Holsomback Helen Ingram Eddie Key Kathie Kirkland Robert Lightfoot Larry McDermott April McGiboney Todd Morrell Mary Naugher Russell Nix Claudia Sailes Lisa Singh Jeff Smith Scott Vining HERMECZ HOMEROOM Jim Hermecz Tina Allen Valerie Anderson Steve Belcher Lance Cottingham Melinda Cutts Dawn Goggins Sheila Goode Cathy Holmes Robert Horn Susan Jones Charlie Latham Todd Lilly Carol Foreman David Melsoni Lolita McCarter Doris Nash Cathy Owens Tommy Owens Teresa Reid Scott Studdard Lucretia Swain Vicki Weiss Lamar White BRADY HOMEROOM Joe Brady Teresa Allen Brady Brackin Michael Cottingham Christine Cutts Vicky Evans io Bee Wis vat ad Sondi Gilbert Susan Herron Kevin James Regina Jones Alvin Lawley Teresa Lilly Fred Moore William Pascal Felecia Phillips Angela Russell Susan Shinnick June Thompson Mardis Tolbert Betty Wallace Tammy Whitfield WILLIAMS HOMEROOM Jennifer Williams Todd Austin Kenneth Campbell Pam Clark Justin Crim Cyndi Elledge Letecia Gaddis Jerry Johnson Lu Ann Jones Not Pictured J. 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Arnold Darlene Cadle Jimmy Chism Clay Gains Willie Grayson Denise Perry Beverly Ray Teresa Reed Dennis Shepherd Tim Staffney Lee Lawley Beverly Lilly Ronnie Lucas Mary Moore Jolanda Nieves Benjamin Peoples Tina Sawyer Derek Smith Lisa Smith Carey Thompson Angela Valarde Kenneth Wilson Jill White FRESHMEN BENTON HOMEROOM Don Benton Randall Alexander Carl Campbell Frank Chapman Lisa Condrey Russ Connell Veeta Davis Jimmy Finley Rory Gilbert Lawrence Green Wanda Green Wanda Honeycutt Randy Jordan Rhonda King Butch Lancaster James Lee Patricia Lesley Tammy Mims Rigg Parker Robyn Perkins Gretchen Reisener Dale Riffe Cagle Rochester Willie Sailes Joyce Stewart David Tishler Jeffrey Tyus Rhonda Walker McGAUGHY HOMEROOM Joanna McGaughy Aaron Alford Vanessa Bolling Michael Boothe Deborah Davis Ricky Feilds Lessie Gaddis Sonia Hedgepath Patricia Jackson Sheila Jones Timothy Jones Taylor Lawrence Tammy Layton Fred Lucas Carolyn Mayweather Georgenna Nix Benjamin Peete Greta Riesener Kevin Roberts Paul Spicer Tanya Staffney Rodney Thrift Debra Tyus Cathy Underwood Steve Wilkinson McCLAIN HOMEROOM Johnny McClain James Allen Mark Bice Darlene Bolling Mary Chism Kenneth Coffee Marilyn Cottingham Regginald Evans Toni Fondren Steve Glosson Connie Harris Mike Hatcher Victor Kennedy Mary Klemenc Michael Hegwood Anthony Jones Laura Lash Anna Lott Linda Nally Greg Perry Lloyd Pickett John Pope Michele Readel Bryant Staffney Tina Taylor Montez Thrift Ray Underwood Sheryl Young BISHOP HOMEROOM Dot Bishop Ellen Arnold Lynn Bearden Dennis Beers Caroline Brazzell Patricia Cottingham John Devinner John Devould Marty Dobbs Rhonda Edwards Eric Green Angela Harrell Beth Hughes Mike Hughes Jessie Holsombeck Wendy Krumrie Sandra Lathin Richard Lutz Annette McCray Phyllis Moore Icyce Morris Steve Pickett Bonnie Sparks Michael Staggs Rosemary Tally Allen Thompson Kim Purnell Norma Purnell Pam Young ROBINSON'S HOMEROOM Delilah Robinson Tim Acton Charita Agee Gladys Brasher Andrew Cathey Lester Cathey Timolyn Conwell Mary Devinner Benny Frederick Jeff Gentry James Green Marsha Greer Missie Harrison Chuck Killingsworth Linda Jackson Wahnda King Michael Knox Muriel Lilly Lisa Moore Sammy Nix Richard Owen Ruth Perkins Kenny Pruitt Troy Rutledge Glenda Sailes Krislin Stewart Eric Tolbert Gloria Williams TURNER'S HOMEROOM Willie Turner Daryl! Acker Reggie Brown Terry Cottingham Phil Hill Joey Holsomback Donna Jones Mike Wilson Kenny Peoples Durwood Tolbert Rex Wallace NOT PICTURED Danny Compton Alton Gills Ophelia Hudson Kelvin Lilly Charlie Moore Jeremiah Ward » SCHOOL OPENS AUG 93 9:00 AM FOOTBALL MHS AND SCHS HER’ ADMINISTRATION 1. W. C. CORBETT, Principal, B.S., Living- ston; M.A.T., U. of Montevallo. 2. FRANCES N. ANTHONY, Administra- tive Assistant, Guidance, English, A.B., Alabama College; M.A.T., U. of Montev- allo. LANGUAGE ARTS 3. BARBARA BELISLE, English, Speech Drama, A.B., Miles College. CATHY NIX BEARDEN, English, Jour- nalism, A.B., U. of Alabama ANN PARKER, English, Art, A.B., Ala- bama College; M.A.T., U. of Montevallo. DELILAH ROBINSON, English, Span- ish, A.B., U. of Montevallo. JENNIFER JONES WILLIAMS, English, Social Studies, B.A., Miles; M.A.T. and A.A., U. of A. in Birmingham SOCIAL STUDIES 1. W. D. BENTON, World Studies and Business Law; B.A., Maryville College; M. Ed., U. of Mon- tevallo. . DANNY GOGGINS, U.S. History; B.A. and M. Ed., U. of Montevallo . GEORGE LILLY, Democracy Economist and Ala- bama History; B.A. and M. Ed., U. of Montevallo. . JOHNNIE McCLAIN, B.S., Alabama State; M. Ed., U. of Montevallo. MATH-SCIENCE . JIM HERMECZ, Math and Chemistry; B.A., M. Ed., A.A., U. of Montevallo. DOUGLAS MORRIS, Math; B.S., Alabama Col- lege; M.A.T., A.A., University of Montevallo . JOANNA McGAUGHY, General Science and Biology; B.S., Alabama College; M. Ed., U. Mon- tevallo eg aa hs) ie ee ah TL ee x Se VOCATIONAL . JUNNIE CRAIG, Home Economics; B.S., Alabama State; M.A.T., U. Montevallo. . TERRY FOSHEE, Voc. Ed.; B.S., Auburn . ROSE ELLEN HANKINS, Home Economics; B.S., U. of Ala- bama; M.A.T., U of Montevallo . CHARLES KIDD, Voc. Ed.; B.S. and M.S., Tuskegee SUSIE DEMENT, Typing; B.S., Alabama College, M.S., U. of Tennessee. _ KURT PNAZEK, Special Education; B.A., Birmingham Southern. _ WILLIE TURNER, Special Education; B.S., Daniel Payne; M.S., U. of Ten- nessee; A.A., Alabama State. _ CHARLES MARTIN, Driver Education; B.S., Mid Tennessee State; M.A.; George Peabody College. . JIM WEESE, Band; B.M.E. and M.M.E., U. of Montevallo. . DOT BISHOP, Physical Education; B.S. and M. Ed., U. of Montevallo . JOSEPH BRADY, Library; B.S., U. of Southern Mississippi; M.L.S., U. of Alabama . RICHARD GILLIAM, Physical Education; B.S., Samford; M.A.T., U. of Montevallo SUPPORT PERSONNEL OPAL LONG, Bookkeeper-Secretary LULA BELL MOORE and WILLIE MAE MOORE, Custodians GWEN MITCHELL, Lunchroom manager BARBARA WILLIAMS, FRANCES ALEX- ANDER, BARBARA HORTON, Lunchroom staff SPORTS SPORTS Football Team Has Exceptional Season FIRST ROW: Monty Fondren, oe ; Kenneth Jones, Carey Thompson, Edd Green, Billy Hughes, David Lash, Brady Brackin, Kevin Lawley, Rusty Nix, Wade Bice, Rance Gaddis; Eddie Staffney, Ronnie Holsombeck, 4 SECOND ROW: Mardis Tolbert, mgr-.; Kelvin Lilly, Marty Eddleman, Kevin Hughes, Charles Brantly, Lee Clayton, Luke Crim, Patrick Sims, Glen Jackson, Paul Russell, Steve Melsoni, Coach George Lilly. THIRD ROW: Coach Bobby Sherrer, Coach Richard Gilliam, Jerome Tolbert, Terry Cutts, Willie Grayson, Jerome Jones, Glenn Anthony, Sam Purnell, Buddy Holsombeck, David Melsoni, Larry Holmes, Coach Kurt Pnazek. Picked to win only a few games, the Bulldogs powered their way into the 2A playoffs for a fourth straight year. Coach Pnazek’s quick defense and an improving offense enabled the Bulldogs to reach the sec- ond round of playoff competition. The season started off on a sour note as head man Richard Gilliam suffered a fractured leg in a sideline accident against Shelby County. In excruciating pain, Gilliam led his team to an opening game victory. Gilliam coached the ‘Dogs with a heavy cast for part of the season and observed practice from a golf cart. Even these hardships couldn't dampen the Bulldog spirit. Fighting injuries and disappointing losses, Montevallo finished the season in a tie for the Area. The Bulldogs ended up on top with the most tiebreaking points and had another trip to the playoffs. With an opening round victory over '77 1A state champs Ohatchee, the ‘Dogs lost a disappointing game to eventual state champion Elmore County. Montevallo proved the critics wrong and enjoyed a very successful 12-4 cam- paign. (Left and clockwise) Jerome Tolbert (94) led the team in recep- tions, points and tackles. David Lash (75) looks on as Marty Eddleman (1) intercepts another pass. Marty tied a record with 8 interceptions. Kevin Hughes (12) guided the Bulldog offense and set a school record of 16 touchdown passes. Coach Gilliam watches practice from his golf cart BULLDOGS STOP ‘CATS 12-0 Overcoming their coach's injury, Montevallo used a gadget pass play and a stiff defense to squeeze out an opening-game victory over a tough Shelby County team TIGERS HALT BULLDOGS 13-8 Injuries and fumbles were too much for MHS to over- come as the visiting Child- ersburg squad took home a hard fought victory. WARRIORS SQUEEZE BY ‘DOGS 22-21. A missed extra point attempt proved to be the difference as arch-rival Thompson crawled away with a victory against the hard-hitting Bull- dogs BULLDOGS DROWN HORNETS 36-0 Amid a driving rain, the Bull- dog offense exploded to their second victory of the season over a gutsy Chelsea squad. ‘DOGS KNOCKOUT PANTHERS 35-6 A staunch defense and big play offense spelled doom against a fired up Jemison bunch. JACKETS STING BULLDOGS 21-20 The Bulldogs ‘‘dropped’’ their first game to a 2A opponents in 4 years in reg- ular season play. Vincent ran two 4th quarter fumbles for touchdowns and Mon- tevallo’s gallant come-from- behind was not enough. OUR 'DOGS ARE BETTER THAN THEIRS 21-7 An overpowering offense and salty defense were too much for the visiting Winter- boro Bulldogs. MHS was back in the Area race with this victory ‘DOGS DOWN EAGLES 21-6 Montevallo’s offense cashed in on opportunities and the 'Dog defense was magnificent as they held the high powered Calera offense to only 147 yards. BULLDOG TRIM TIGERS 12-0 Montevallo managed just enough offense to get a homecoming victory over a well-prepared West Blocton team. DOGS TROUNCE TIGERS 39-12 Montevallo gained their fourth consecutive Area 7 title and another trip to the play-offs in a rout of Tal- ladega County Training School. BULLDOGS SCALP INDIANS 24-0 An all-around great team effort let the Bulldogs maul Ohatchee in the first round of the playoffs. Specialty teams, offense and defense all played to near perfection in one of the best perform- ances by a MHS squad in years. PANTHERS CLAW 'DOGS 35-14 After a 7-7 half-time score, eventual state champ Elmore County exploded in the 3rd quarter for 21 points. Montevallo fought valiantly to catch up but just couldn't do it against the stronger state champs. Future Bulldogs FIRST ROW: Kenny Peoples, Bobbye Crowe, Bryant Staffney, Alfred Green, Steve Glosson, Mike Booth. SECOND ROW Steve Pickett, Rodney Thrift, Troy Rutledge, Tim Acton, John Devinner, John Devould, Tim Jones. THIRD ROW: Coach George Lilly, Aaran Alford, Jesse Holsombeck, Sammy Nix, Allen Thompson, Eric Tolbert, Reggie Evans, Rex Wallace, Coach Bobby Sherrer Girls’ Volleyball Team FIRST ROW: Mgr. Debra Cain, Jennifer Rutledge, Valerie Anderson, Leticia Gaddis, Shelia Goode, Cathy Holmes, Vicki Crowsen. SECOND ROW: Ophelia Hudson, Phyllis Conwell, Debra Tyus, Fredia Thrift, Angela Russell, Pear! Rut- ledge, Teresa Chism, Tanya Staffney. MHS'’s Girls’ Volleyball team we won it all in 1978. Coached by Dot Bishop, the girls won the 2A State Championship. Along the way to the big num- ber one, the Lady Bulldogs were winners of the Bibb County, Shelby County, Area 7 and Region 4 Championships. The champs were led by two All-State players, Valerie Anderson and Shelia Goode. UT ay ao STATE CHAMPION Captures State Championship Cagers Capture County and Area FRONT: Edd Green, Jerome Tolbert. BACK: Coach Kurt Pnazek, Otto Fields, Bret Jones, Earl Hayes, Mark Singh, Tim Ward, Keith Gilmore, Kenneth Bell, Sam Purnell For the second year in a row, the Bulldogs were not able to gain a berth in the state playoffs. But the ‘Dogs were able to win the Shelby County Champion- ship and Area 7 Tournament before falling to a tough Ashville squad 43-42 in the Region 4 finals. Coach Kurt Pnazek’s team was led by All-County players Kenneth Bell. Sam Purnell and Earl Hayes. Earl was also MVP in the Area 7 Tournament and the leading scorer and rebounder for the season. The Bulldogs finished the season with a fine 22-7 record. 0 J 5 ’ - ) Bibb County Holy Family Jemison Francis Marion Sylacauga Bibb County Thompson Homewood West End (B’ham) Holy Family Jemison Shelby County Indian Springs Calera Thompson Shelby County Pelham Francis Marion Vincent Bibb County Pelham Thompson Vincent Indian Springs West Blockton Vincent TCTS Ashville B-Team Wins County Junior High Places Second FRONT ROW: Dereck Stewart, Scott Studdard, Yuell Gilbert. BACK ROW: Dennis Shepherd, David Melsoni, Jerome Jones, Benjamin Peoples, Ernest Glover, Robert Lightfoot, Coach Robert Jemison. FIRST ROW: Carl Campbell, Andrew Gentry, Coach Richard Gilliam, mgr., Alfred Green, Asst. Coach Darrel Melton, Steve Glosson, Mark Jones. SECOND ROW: Terry Cottingham, Eric Tolbert, Jesse Holsombeck, Steve Singh, Andrew Cathy, Rodney Thrift, Troy Rutledge, Tim Jones. Girls’ Basketball Comes on Strong s i; “I SS Bell 7 9) » a, “ Pa FRONT: Debra Cain, Shelia Goode, Lolita McCarter, Betty Wallace. BACK: Valerie Anderson, Angela Russell, Lessie Gaddis, Jan Bolling, Debra Tyus, Nellie Yielder The girls managed a 15-4 record in only the second year MHS has had a girls’ basketball team. Under the direction of Coach Dot Biship, the Lady Bulldogs finished sec- ond in the Shelby County Tournament, Area 7 Tournament and Bibb County Tournament. New Sport Arrives at MHS For the first time ever, MHS had a tennis team in 1979. Under the direction of volun- teer coach Sam Slatsky, a stu- dent at the University of Mon- tevallo, the team, made up of six males and five females, enjoyed some success in the initial season. ae Sa FRONT: Shawn Spicer, Taylor Lawrence, Kevin McCoy. BACK: Ted Beers, Cliff Anderson, Paul Spicer - Team members: Ruth Perkins, Robyn Perkins, Tammy Whitfield, Vicki Whittield and Maria Abbott Baseball Team FRONT: Rusty Nix, David Lash, Wade Bice, Eddie Staffney, Sammy Nix, Cary Thompson. MIDDLE: Scott Studdard, Kenny Pruit, Paul Russell, Clay Fowler, Marty Eddieman, Charles Brantly. BACK: Coach Gilliam, Sam Purnell, Mark Singh, David Melisoni, Brett Jones, Buddy Holsembeck, Mark Reissner. MHS's baseball team won the county title for the second time in three years. Coached by Richard Gilliam, the Dogs won the crown by defeating the Pelham Panthers 2-1. The Bulldogs also won the Sub-Area title by defeating Chelsea and Vincent but lost the right to advance to the playoffs by losing to TCTS 14-7. Montevallo was lead by team MVP and lead- ing hitter Sam Purnell, with a fine .352 bat- ting average. The leading fielder for the team was first baseman Mark Singh, who had a .962 fielding average. David Lash was voted team captain. Sam, David, Mark and Marty Eddleman rep- resented MHS in the East-West All-Star game. Wins County Crown SEASON RECORD (10-5) © oO v oO ov Jemison Shelby Co. Calera Pelham Calera Shelby Co. Pelham Chelsea Vincent Vincent Chelsea Calera Thompson Shelby Co. TCTS PBNANM$“MDMo— =“wWoOhAwoOO _ Track Team Enjoys Success ert 2058 aes PUG Ula Ernest Glover, Rance Gaddis, Otto nae — ee Tim Ward and Aaron Alford, For the first time, track coach Kurt Pnazek was able to coach both the males and females. Under coach Pnazek’s direction, the track team had one of their finest years, sending six people to the state meet. The males were led by two time state partici- pants Ernest Glover and Otto Fields. All four girls were freshman. Over the season, five school records were broken. Girl team members were (Right): Patricia Jackson, Charitia Agee, Timolyn Conwell, Tanya Staffney. A, i Six members of MHS's track team participated in the state track meet held in Montgomery. Three placed in the top six or above in their event. The six state tracksters are: Rance Gaddis, Terry Cutts, Charita Agee, Ernest Glover, Otto Fields, and Tim Ward nb an | 32) Led by Luke Crim, MHS's weightlifting team finished second in (Super 15 in football), Kevin Hughes and David Lash the county lift-off. Team members were: Jerome Jones, Kevin (Theron Fisher Award), Edd Green (Good Sportmanship) Hughes, Luke Crim, Patrick Sims, Allen Thompson, and Billy and Jerome Tolbert (Super 15 in football) Hughes Top athletic award winners for the year were: Sam Purnell aa S _ =! CO Li O. Zs OUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS ORGANIZATIONS ORGANIZATIONS NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Induction into the NHS is based upon Schol- arship, Character, Leadership and Service The Society's objectives are to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, and to encourage the develop- ment of character in all students of the high school. The Honor Society’s main project each year is the organization and produc- tion of MHS’s yearbook, Montala Officers — LEFT TO RIGHT: Janet Hicks, Treasurer; Glenn Anthony, Vice-President; Emily Steele, Secre- tary; René Davis, President SPANISH CLUB The object of the Spanish Club is to provide students the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the Spanish language and culture. They also have the chance to get together with other Spanish students. iS Ae] A Ys a) Riv. Ls eee | ‘ as me be 5 a i ey 4 ¢ 7 4 Officers — L-R: Todd Austin, president Robyn Perkins, secretary-treasurer, Kathie Kirkland, vice-president, D Robinson, sponsor ) LADY TROUBADOURS The Lady Troubadours, a new choral group at MHS, performed numerous times throughout the year. Under the voluntary direction of Glinda Godwin, the singers met weekly and gave con- certs at school, nursing homes, churches, and community events. (Pictured at right) Glinda Godwin, sponsor, Mark Baker accompanist LIVELY ARTS The Lively Arts Club allows students the opportu- nity to plan and participate in activities related to any of the arts. During the year the members attended several art shows and movies Ann K. Parker, Sponsor STUDENT COUNCIL The purpose of the Student Council is to develop attitudes of and practice in good citizen- ship. The council helped in the blood drive and sponsored several sock hops. The major undertaking for the council was the homecoming dance and activities. Officers — L-R: Lynn Sawyer, parlia- mentarian, Earnest Glover, secretary Gay Perkins, president, Bret Jones, vice-president, Leslee Belluchie, trea- surer, Don Benton, sponsor FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA The Future Farmers of America experienced a change in leader- ship during the year. Tony Berry replaced Terry Foshee as spon- sor in March. Officer — L-R: Terry Foshee, sponsor, Steve Melsoni, secretary, Billy Hughes president, Scott Studdard, treasurer, Luke Crim, vice-president, and William Paschel, reporter mf a cs ees a Spotlight, MHS's award-win- ning newspaper, was pro- duced by three journalism classes. Advisors were Cathy Bearden and Susie DeMent. Janet Hicks was editor and senior Emily Steele the assistant editor. REPORTERS SPOTLIGHT MATH CLUB The Math Club, sponsored by Doug Morris, competed in several tournaments throughout the year. Fresh- men math team member Taylor Lawrence had an exceptional year and placed fifth in his division at the Jeff State Tourney. Pictured with Mr. Morris, are club officers L-R: Rene Davis, secretary; Glenn Anthony, president; Emily Steele, vice-president In the Shelby County Tourney the team was first in General Math, Algebra | and Adv. Math MAJORETTES Leslee Belluchie, Head Karen Morris Cindy Nash Kathie Kirkland 113 FLAG CORPS Tanya Staffney Debbie Sutton Debra Tyus DRUM MAJOR i ' a : PPO) Shaw Spicer, Dean Major Toh ae LLP sheteer ' iy A sTpLERDOREOEE mw lace. NET Tee qguguge [SS 1 ante amma. | 7 Pla “ | 5M re ye 1sUENTHGUsULGT TUE Sy PS ee Rae ee S oe i 4 | “ CLARINETS D. DeLage, L. Sawyer, J. Dailey A. Bell, A. Lott, K. Stewart, R Perkins, G. Brasher, M. Roches- ter, M. VanLandingham, M Moore, J. Bolling, D. Jones, L Smith, R. Edwards, G. Bolling, L Jones LOW BRASS G. Walker, T. Owen, C. Peoples, L. White, B. Peete, Y. Gilbert, L Bearden, M. Staggs, J. Gentry, K. McCoy, J. Cardwell, G McCullough, D. Beers, L. Green Ie eta ud TRUMPETS T. Lawrence, R. Fox, L. Cotting- ham J. Brown, S. Harbour, S Shinnick, E. Arnold, J. Owen, S Jones, G. Nix, C. Harris, P Clark, S. Young, C. Anderson, D Tishler, R. Parker SUUIUITUITE FLUTES D. Cole, L. Belluchie, T. Barrow, C. Nash, B. Rochester, T. Saw- yer, T. Layton, B. Hughes, M Klemenc, B. Wallace, S. Doriety, D. Nash, R. Perkins, G. Perkins SAXOPHONES C. Harbour, K. Kirkland, S. Spi- cer, T. Austin, R. Walker, P. Spi- DRUM R. Owen, B. Perry, A. Klemenc, J. White, C. Rochester, J. Boll- ing, D. Cupps, J. Rutle dge The Troubadours upheld the high stand- ard of years past by receiving superior ratings at district and state band competi- tions. They were also highly commended at the Troy State and the University of Montevallo competitions, winning first place in the latter. The group gave three formal concerts and participated in regu- lar season football games, Labor Day and Christmas parades, and the governor's Inaugural parade. Mr. Jim Weese is spon- sor for the group. DRAMATICS CLUB B. Belisle, Sponsor FUTRUE H OMEMAKERS OF AMERICA i MUL £ ay Oe Pee ae fe ee. £ Ae me J. Craig and R. Hankins, Sponsors FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES R. Gilliam, Sponsor C. Bearden, cout 123 @ x c 3 = @ = 2 a Beverly Harris D. Robinson, Sponsor Jan Gaunt, Head CHEERLEADERS = isa Edwards Belinda Morris . Beverly Lilly 125 TENNIS CLUB : 6” G)CK : Lar gS pe ar i ngs Ol, h SL Po. a hm ) ae B-TEAM CHEERLEADERS Jill White, Head Shelia Goode Timolyn Conwell Teresa Lilly = Joyce Stewart D. Bishop, Sponsor 127 AREA VOCATIONAL CENTER About 80 MHS students traveled to the Center for afternoon classes. Of the 16, those not pictured are horticulture, radio and TV, drafting, child care and building construction. MHS females were in trowel trades and ind. electric- ity, formerly all male classes. BOE | and II Trowel Trades Welding Refrigeration and A C Auto Mechanics Cosmetology 129 a ees Sia ai Ns ciate tngt ae " PS yaa ELECTRICAL SPECIALTY PRODUCTS CO. Box 21, Montevallo, AL 35115 205-665-1286 DARI DELIGHT Delightfully Refreshing 196 Main Street Montevallo CUNNINGHAM UNION 76 SERVICE STATION " The Spirit of 76 " Take Out Foods 665-2973 JOHN CUNNINGHAM, Owner 665-2097 SCOTT-LONG | “ - REALTY COLE EQUIPMENT, INC. INC. 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Alabaster, Alabama SERVICE WITH THE SPf10 OF SOUND 663-3785 " America's Favorite Drive-In " Main Street Montevallo STUBBS FOUNDRY pis COMPANY, INC. Sun-Thurs 10:00 a.m.- 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat 10:00 a.m.- Rt. |, Box 24 12:00 p.m. Helena, Alabama Owner and Operator, JAMES FUNDERBURG Compliments ZANE'S . MEN'S ALABASTER OPTICAL S H O P sieeaerri ln Montevallo, Alabama 663-2177 665-2264 Getter By Values a 7 Thanks to A Shelby County Reporter ner: | ZANE NATHEWS News for use of photos GILLIS PHARMACY DAN GILLIS, R.Ph. Alabaster Shopping Center Alabaster, Alabama CLOUD russ DOVE'S Ze apes GROCERY TEXACO 8 Calera, AL Montevallo's Lowest = ‘ Food Prices " CZESKLEBA T.V. 8 Main Street Montevallo, AL 665-2604 BROWN MOULDING COMPANY Specialist in Wood Moulding " Montevallo, Alabama 665-2546 SMITHERMAN'S PHARMACY " Qualityfor Less " Main Street Montevallo 665-2574 Main Street Calera 668 1801 LARRY and DONNA SMITHERMAN R.PH MOSS FOOD CENTER Montevallo 665-7761 " Where You Pay Less For the Best " FLAV-O-RICH Consolidated Dairies Co-operative, Inc. P.O. Box 31090 3415 Third Avenue South Birmingham, AL 324-8646 Flav-O-Rich goes to School, too. Regular ee " Coke adds life to. . . Montevallo " THE BIRMINGHAM COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. Birmingham, Alabama Boosters ALMON RODES HIS 'N' HERS' HAIRSTYLES WEEMS PRODUCE COMPANY DR. MICHAEL FORD(Dentist) MONTEVALLO SHIRT SHOP JESSUP BUILDING AUS AUTO PARTS LACEY JEWELRY GIFTS KLOTZMAN'S WALKER'S UPHOLSTERY CRAFTS UNLIMITED REXALL DRUGS BIRDS BUILDING MATERIALS KATHY GLOSSON MONTALA CREDITS EDITOR ii BUSINESS MANAGERS SECTIONS Activities Seniors Underclassmen Faculty Sports. . Organizations .. Ads. . Funnies ...... PHOTOGRAPHY Students ... Professional PUBLISHER COVER . ....René Davis Janet Hicks Vicki Crowson ....Mark Baker Lynn Sawyer .Emily Steele Gay Perkins Curtis Peoples Leslee Belluchie Cliff Anderson Teresa Alexander Glenn Anthony §@ Billy Hughes § Leslee Belluchie Mark Baker ..,. .Janet Hicks Vicki Crowson Karen Morris ... Kevin McCoy . Janet Hicks Mark Baker Waldrup Studios . Taylor . Shawn Spider The Montala staff would also like to give special credit to Mrs. Frances N. Anthony for all the work she has done on this year’s yearbook. Mrs. Anthony leaves MHS this year to become principal of Montevallo Middle School. The staff whishes her much luck in her new position and much success in the days ahead. Montala Staff We've got to stop meeting like this! O.K.! Which one of you threw the paper wad? The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly “Oh Lord, please get me out of here!” “| like pickles — Burrph — but they don't like me.” . “The sky is falling! " “Let me tell you what you're doing wrong.” “Most Likely to Succeed????” Just as our school building can be viewed from varying angles, the year can be looked upon from different standpoints. Classes, people, activities, good times, and defeats will be framed in our minds forever in the 1979 Mon- tala. THE STAFF LAST LOOK CONTENTS Opening Activities Seniors Underclassmen. . Faculty

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