Morton High School - Top Hat Yearbook (Hammond, IN)

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perfect. Daily morhing [senior pom-pon girl [perfect the routing hg at the game. I Practice make practices enat Tina Stripka before]perform ining to “Old Days” on tlm ■mors Cary Lannin, Tim WFfcaura Spudic reminisce gggtaij r- ' -j -r Beauty and. tranquility surround junior jfc}. " vy ; Efebbie Swaffar-and sophomore Norman- • ; Rostdff as ' tfieylitrolh through the shaded L — -: ne afternoon. free’s or IT- SHi l l , I v 9 ■ V i IVottfto chips, pretzels, and candy JP fill the vending machine as welPas Students’ stomachs. Frosh Kim Pearson, Ilene Bundy, Greg Richardson, and Pat Nichols catch a mid-morning snack. SSlfenic, Shaw Collins, Jill Jankowski, Tim McCrea and John Staples gain the priviledge of sitting on senior bench. Spare time at lunch gives Kerry Williams, Bill Seydel, and Mike Salatas a chance to relax and talk about their own “car ofth gg ! I 7 " 1 51 m jB k . 1 4 7 ' WjL y • College or work? Helping senior Gayle Fross to make the right decision, Ms. Betty Lundahl, counselor, illustrates the pros and cons of both. SjJXreparaUonTor futuri cSfrers, senftw Dafl Kraly, Greg Swiercz, and Larry Demko put together a newspaper while acquiring hej ful experience. “Hessville was an isolated down-state community with a fantastic parent following, especially in football. Family influence was much stronger in the 50’s. Students had more respect for their elders. I feel the work ethic has ruined school spirit, extracurricular activities, etc. It’s too easy to get a mill job. Less emphasis is placed on acquiring an education now.” — Mr. Jack Georgas, social studies teacher “Rebels are more open now in their defiance of authority. There was less absenteeism from school in early years. Boy-girl relationships were more reserved in public . . . little open showing of affection and caressing then. The average student today seems to spend less time studying and more time watching T.V. School spirit rises and falls. Students seem to be apathetic now.” — Dr. W. Winston Becker, principal 8 — Anniversary cShomii®® Let your mind wander back, past mini-skirts and flower children .. . back, past sack dresses and pointed-toe shoes ... back to September 1953. Instead of earth shoes and toe socks, it’s saddle shoes and bobbie socks. Instead of Robert Redford and Farrah Fawcett-Majors, it’s Marlon Brando and Marilyn Monroe. Instead of Camaro, it’s DeSoto. Instead of now, it’s then. As the first school bell of the day begins to ring, teenagers fill the halls rushing to their classes. Leather jackets and cashmere sweaters are cast carelessly into lockers. Saddle shoes and sneakers leave imprints on the floor as students proceed to learn the required basics, “reading, writing, and ’rithmatic.” Between classes, the water fountain becomes the local meeting place. The topic being discussed? After-school and evening social plans. Whether to go to the sockhop, Jane’s, or the local roller rink proposes a diffic ult decision. The only solution is to hit all three places. Breaking the school’s rigid dress code, teenagers change into casual clothing before beginning the evening’s activities. Jeans, which weren’t allowed in school, replace dress slacks for the guys. Girls don straight-leg slacks with stirrups instead of “poodle skirts.” After an exciting night at the football game, the gang heads to Jane’s (now the Hessville Restaurant) for a cherry phosphate and then on to Pow-Wow for a quick cruise around the parking lot. Ponytails, bobbie socks, crew cuts, DA’s, sockhops, and soda shops are reminiscent of those yesteryears. And that’s the way it was when Oliver Perry Morton Senior High School began. Some things Seniors Diana Cox experience shared by two. ✓ The vast increase of student driving over the past 25 years has-proved-bazardous at times. Morton has the worst record for traffic violations in the Hammond schools. 10 — Anniversary Marilyn Monroe m ' " 4 l ■ Far rah Fawcett Majors IT’S 25! 25 What? 25 more minutes until lunch? 25 more stairs until you reach the top of the second floor? 25 cents for an order of delicious cafeteria french fries? No, it’s the 25th anniversary of Morton as a four-year high school AND it’s also 25 years since the first publication of TOP HAT was printed. TOP HAT — what’s in a name? Ask Myrna Olson. As a sophomore in 1954, she suggested the name in a contest entitling her to a free annual (yearbook). A surprising number of faculty members — eight in number — have remained at Morton since the beginning of the four-year high school change. In 1954, Dr. W. Winston Becker, principal, taught Speech, English, and was Attendance Counselor. Mr. Charles B. Chidester, head counselor, taught General Math and a class in Commercial Math. Mr. Jack Georgas, U.S. History teacher, taught the same subject in ’54. Miss Jean Martine, Foods teacher, like Mr. Georgas, also taught the same class 25 years ago. Mr. Julian H. Rasmussen, Biology teacher, continued his teaching in the same subject for 25 years. Mr. Walter Ruff, former Dean of Students and teacher of World History, taught classes in Latin and History. Mr. Howard E. Stout, U.S. History teacher, conducted classes in Health and Safety and U.S. History. Mr. Maurey Zlotnik, Physical Education instructor and former Varsity Football coach for 21 years, still teaches Boy’s gym classes. New clubs and classes have entered Morton to fit the needs of students while many of them existing 25 years ago left the curriculum. Junior Red Cross, Junior Historical Society and Hi-Y, to mention a few organizations, no longer exist. The Ski and Caving Clubs appear today as new clubs for Govs to join. ■S SM3 ©fl[K)®8G WSflQ fi “Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song” ... “If’ ... “Take It To The Limit” ... “Lyin’ Eyes” ... “After The Thrill Is Gone” ... Song titles, as good as any example, typify the moods and feelings felt by many Morton students when they learned about the cancellation of the annual Homecoming parade to be held October 6. “Somewhere along the line students have to realize that many irresponsible activities lead to denial of priviledges. The students have been warned about things like that for several years,” stated Dr. W. Winston Becker, principal. Cancellation of the yearly parade occurred only two times in all of Morton’s history. The first time the cancellation resulted from a heavy downpour of rain. Out of the list of “fun” activities that unmentioned students decided to partake in, egg throwing reigned as the leader of the hair-brain ideas, not to mention toilet papering trees (better known as T-P-ing), destroying personal property and racing automobiles over residential lawns. Problems like these had happened before in recent years but no one bothered to stop them. At last someone stood up to take action. Views differed when discussing the cancellation. “The parade is a tradition in Hessville and it shouldn’t have been cancelled. Why couldn’t someone think of parents and little children who anxiously await it every year?” sighed one senior girl. Surviving the Homecoming parade “mess”, the pep rally, football game, crowning of Homecoming Queen, and the dance after the game remained as part of the celebration as usual. On Thursday during Spirit Week, an assembly held in the large auditorium included an introduction of queen candidates and their escorts — Diana Coots, Janet Cunningham, queen Karen Dauksza, Natalie Geissendorfer, Debbie Hendrix, Bonnie Ramirez, and escorts Dan Cox, Herbie Goodrich, Larry Hladek, Jeff Zurawski, Paul Markovich, and Jeff Gardner. Skits during the assembly satirized the Homecoming Queen candidates when couples performed such acts as singing and acrobatics on stage to win a crown. Seniors Kevin Polkinghorn and Becky Pepper won the contest in both assemblies. Adding to the disappointment of this years Homecoming, icy rain soaked the football field throughout Friday night. Despite the rain, the football team managed to overcome Hammond Tech 21-0 before a sparse crowd. Homecoming Spi r MI|y|!mpetiti( during Spwib|l j£iSi after-school sigi) int them to display their Keeping knowledge under his hat, sophomore Rick Josway finds participating on “Hat Day” useful as well as fun. illing, keep it rolling. ip on senior football playe Ighorn andtuliJh Chavez ?ipate in assembly fcstiviti W©8 SG 9®s6 ®m®GDa@f? Announcement of the 1977 Homecoming queen came during the halftime festivities. Some students did not expect it to be carried through as it had been in years before because of the heavy downpour of rain which occured that night. “When I saw the couples walk onto the field I couldn’t believe they went through it as scheduled. I thought they would have crowned the queen during the dance — it would have been much better and wiser. “We didn’t even hear who won because there was no microphone due to the weather. Russ Bollhorst had to shout the queen’s name from the center of the field!” commented frosh senator Mark Noldin. Following the game, students attended a dance in honor of the queen, senior Karen Dauksza. “Raven” entertained the crowd with choice rock music. To graduating seniors, the cancellation of the parade, vandalism in sections of Hessville, and the spoiling rain may have sadly disappointed the upperclassmen in their last year. The freshmen may wonder what a Homecoming parade is because this year’s had been eliminated. The residents of the surrounding area of Morton may have resentments toward many students. Was this just another Homecoming? With a sigh of relief, Student Association President Russ Bollhorst pauses after rain- soaked festivities to say, “Thank goodness it’s all over for another year!” Homecoming Court: Alex Vermejan, Debbie Calderon (frosh attendants), Dan Cox, Diana Coots, Karen Dauksza (queen), Larry Hladek, Janet Cunningham, Herbie Goodrich, Natalie Geissendorfer, Jeff Zurawski, Debbie Hendrix, Paul Markovich, Bonnie Ramirez, Jeff Gardner. “Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head.” Seniors Janet Cunningham and Herbie Goodrich take cover under a helpful umbrella during half-time. 14 — Homecoming Bonnie Ramirez 1977 Homecoming Queen Karen Dauksza, escorted by senior Larry Hladek, stands proudly on the football field after being announced queen by Association President Russ Bollhorst. “ Homecoming — 15 ©momooQ®2 i?a8@s Everything is rising, the cost of gasoline, food, utilities, etc. Even the number of Morton students who attended summer workshops rose this year. Twenty-six students visited various colleges throughout the summer learning new information in many different areas. Students participated in such workshops as the Leadership, Debate, and Journalism Institutes. With batons in hand, twirlers, senior Lynn Carmon, sophomore Pam Marlow, and frosh Diane Vavrek ventured to Smith- Walbridge College. Professional dancers showed them new techniques to help them perform routines with ease. The girls received an ’excellent’ rating. Testing . . . one, two, three .. . science institutors, seniors Ken Balczo and Tim McCrea operated video-tape machines during their workshop. They experimented with other scientific devices such as computers and calculators. Discipline, respect for our country: some concepts the students learned while at Boys Girls State. Seniors Gary Balas, Tim Guiden, Darryl Simko, Greg Swiercz, Chris Diehl, and Mary McCree journeyed to Indiana State University to learn the principles of our government. Tim Guiden received the McHale Scholarship Award of $2,344. “It was really exciting. We were able to work with nationally famous conductors,” stated senior Mary Jameyfield. Juniors Pam Casper, Gregg Jen and Mary attended band camp at Smith- Walbridge College in Syracuse, Indiana. Music Band Camp — Front Row: Darrell Barnes, Sandy Sonaty (music camp). Back Row: Gregg Jen, Mary Jameyfield, Pam Casper (band camp). Twirler Camp — Pam Marlow, Lynn Carmon, Diane Vavrek. 16 — Institutes Leadership Institute — Front Row: Katy Egan (Student Association secretary), Russ Bollhorst (Student Association president), Dan Cox (Student Association vice-president). Journalism Institute — Front Row: Nancy Roquet, Julie Marcinek, Beth Crowe. Back Row: Chris Diehl, Greg Swiercz, Katy Egan, Nancy Szydlowski. ©2 ©©$© ' niiflmsa®® ' WANTED: Male — high school age, tall, dark, and handsome (I guess it’s o.k. if short, pale, nothing special!) After finding it difficult to ask a guy to the annual Turnabout dance, many girls resorted to “feelings” such as this — advertising for a date! Album covers surfacing the walls, a mural of a castle, floating puffy clouds, and mirrored balls causing candle centerpieces to flicker in light, helped present and carry out the theme of the semi-formal, “Grand Illusion,” January 14, 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. “ ‘Grand Illusion’ was really a rough theme — ideas were hard to come by because illusion means nothing physical, it’s just all in the mind,” said junior Katy Egan, Student Association Recorder. Since the Student Association sponsored the yearly dance, there were ample people to participate with decorations and plans. “Freshmen and sophomores decorated the common area, juniors fixed tables with candle centerpieces and decorated the divider walls between the cafeteria and commons, and seniors were put in charge of creating a mural of a castle,” commented senior Dan Cox, Student Association Vice-President. Originally, the date for the dance was December 10. It had to be reset to January 14 because of a conflict in dates — the large auditorium was being used the night of the supposed dance. Comments sounded days after the postponement. “I wonder if Dave and I will still be dating!” “There’s a different guy I want to ask.” “I don’t want to go anymore.” “I spent my money buying Christmas presents!” WANTED: Any job for a female (to replenish spendings from the annual Turnabout dance held on Saturday January 14, 1978! ‘Freshening up” between dances enables sophs Jessica Aguilera and Linda Galka to look their best for picture taking. As they enter the dance, juniors Donna Smith and Dwayne Patlyek tunnel through a “Grand Illusion.” “Ow!” You stepped on my toe.” Sophs John Dragomer and Brenda Edwards experience difficulty while trying to master a new disco dance step. A lover’s quarrel? Juniors Kathy Chance and Kevin Powers disagree whether to dance or not. Many couples chose to listen to and just enjoy the music instead. Couples have their individual mode of dancing just like each separate personality as they rock to “Stayin’ Alive.” Slow music provides senior Stella Fritz and her date, senior Lisa Edwards and alumnus Tom Werkowski a change of pace from dancing to rock all night. Winter Formal — 19 Following a new trend set last year, senior Darryl Simko became the third male winner since 1965 of the Daughters of the American Revolution Citizenship Award. Chosen by staff members, Darryl had to have a good knowledge of American History and Government to qualify to receive the award. He also wrote an essay describing his patriotism to our Government. The ability to logically solve problems, correctly answer verbal questions, and comprehend what was read ... seniors Mick Maslar and Craig Warner found such requirements facing them as they took the National Merit Scholarship Program Test. Both seniors competed among 15,000 entries to become Semi-Finalists. By representing Morton this year in the All-State Choir, senior Pat Nadon and junior Darrell Barnes displayed their singing ability. “It was a great honor for me to be chosen for the All-State Choir. At first I couldn’t believe I made it. Knowing that I was one of many who wanted to be picked made me proud,” stated Darrell. Upholding high academic standards set at Morton, senior Tim Guiden received the opportunity to attend Boy’s State during the summer. While there, he was honored with the McHale Scholarship Award for $2,344. Taking a sentimental journey, All- State Choir members, senior Pat Nadon and junior Darrell Barnes reflect back on the tunes that won the competition. Quenching his thirst for knowledge, senior Tim Guiden, winner of the McHale Scholarship Award thinks back to yesteryear. Awards — 21 i t .BingCrosby... Elvis ...Terry 01 u a ffi co 01 01 W 8 8 4 in ' 77- ' 78 mmrn I HOPICANA W ' GRANGE JUICE ■ keep refrigerated Trdpicana 1 100% PURE PASTEURIZED ORANGE JUSCE • 0 NET 64 FL. OZS. (2 QTS.) ' BOOTS, HAIR NEW FADS Characteristic of 1977-1978, boots and blow-dry hair styles emerged and hit the fashion scene for both males and females. Girls modeled knee- length peasant skirts with cowl neck sweaters worn with or without boots. Coming out as one of the nation’s most popular teenage singing idols, Shaun Cassidy of “The Hardy Boys” television series, hit the top of the rock charts with the songs “Da Doo Ron Ron” and “Hey, Deanie.” Other music sensations ranking in pop charts included UFO, “Short People,” Andy Gibb, Foreigner, and an album “Rumors” by the incomparable group, Fleetwood Mac. Guy Lombardo... Freddie 22 — National Kath...Groucho Marx ...C4 Death, orange juice, homosexuality and “suds” titled 1977-1978 as each found its place in newspaper head lines. Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley, Groucho Marx, Charlie Chaplin, and Guy Lombardo — a few of the famous entertainers whose lives ended and careers vanished in ’77-’78. Their deaths aroused nationwide sadness and marked an end to an era of top notch entertaining personalities. The ‘Crooner’, actor-singer Bing Crosby, enriched American life with his own special singing style in perfecting “White Christmas.” He also appeared with actor Bob Hope in many “road” pictures and specials. Elvis “the Pelvis” Presley initiated a unique variation of American music to the world — rock ’n roll as he made famous such songs as “Hound Dog,”, “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Frankie and Johnnie.” Dark-rimmed glasses, a thick mustache and a dangling cigar symbolized Groucho Marx of the former Marx Brothers, and game-show host of “You Bet Your Life.” Silent movies founded the ever- expanding film industry of today. Comedy actor, Charlie Chaplin contributed to the introduction and popularity of “the movies.” “Auld Lang Syne” lacked the traditional direction of Guy Lombardo on New Year’s Eve as he did not appear for the annual event with his Royal Canadian orchestra. Along with these celebrities, an entire college basketball team lost their lives in the University of Evansville plane crash. An area member of the squad, freshman Ray Commendella of Munster was on the plane and killed. Orange juice promoter Anita Bryant came close to bidding the Florida Orange Bird farewell because of her protest against homosexuality. Individuals supporting gay rights boycotted orange juice and Anita’s performances. She came close to losing her job. Although her views attracted many foes, readers of “Good Housekeeping” magazine managed to dub her the title of “Woman of the Year.” “Soap”, a new controversial television ‘soap opera’ managed to capture high ratings even though a substantial amount of people disliked it because of the subject matter — murder, homosexuality, and sex. Other rookie television series and celebrities highlighted the year by appearing in homes across the nation on the ‘tube.’ They included “Class of ’65,” “Eight is Enough,” “Fantasy Island,” Cheryl Ladd, Suzanne Sommers, and Jack Ritter. Artoo-Detoo, Luke Skywalker, and Princess Leia emerged as familiar well-known figures due to the success of the motion picture “Star Wars.” The Sci-fi adventure began as an instant hit and soared to top the all-time ticket sale list. Popular movies of the past year included a visit to Earth from another planet in “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” John Travolta reigned as ‘Disco king,’ dancing to the music of the Bee Gees, in “Saturday Night Fever.” Wars from the sky and screen came down to Earth in real life for a war of words. President Anwar Sadat of Egypt announced his attempt at a plan for peace in the Middle East. The peace talks were momentarily halted because of a border disagreement between Egypt and Israel. The U.S. and President Carter joined in the encouragement for peace. A radioactive Soviet satellite, that developed friction between Canada and Russia, fell to Earth and landed in a desolate region in Canada. After being found, scientists studied parts and found some to be highly radioactive. America’s coal miners and farmers held the biggest strikes of the year as they received countless newspaper headlines. If the strike had not been settled, area miners may have been without jobs today. Prinze,.,Joan Crawford ... • t • $c8 (g? K) K) oa £=o The temperature rose to 32°F. Flurries fluttered lightly through the air. The wind increased causing the accumulating snow to drift. The start of the ‘Blizzard of 78.’ Within a few hours on January 26, the Midwest became buried in snow. Roads, businesses, and schools closed. Dr. Otis Bowen, governor, declared Indiana a ‘state of emergency.’ Does this sound too familiar? Eleven years ago to the day, Midwest residents had experienced a similar snowfall. Businesses and schools were closed. Transportation was halted. “When I woke up and saw the snow, I didn’t think too much of it. Just flurries, but as the day went on and so did the snow, I asked myself why was I living here and not in Florida,” stated one local resident. Any trip outside, even if only to empty the garbage, proved to be an adventure. Drifts as high as four feet made passage almost impossible. Continuous snowfall prevented plows from keeping main streets clear. Side SHUT roads remained treacherous. New Hampshire Avenue in Hessville was completely covered by a large drift, making it impassable. Residents were stranded inside for an entire day until a plow could clear the street. Those who went to work on the morning of January 26 thinking the snowfall was only temporary, themselves in a dangerous situation. As the day and the snow progressed, travel worsened. Returning home for many included many hours spent trying to drive through the snow. Some Midwest residents who tried to escape from the blizzard failed. Chicago’s O’Hare Airport closed down for only the third time in its history.Most trains and buses stopped running. One Amtrak train became caught in a 17 foot drift forcing its passengers and crew to remain inside the train until they could be evacuated. All schools and most businesses locally were closed down because of the snow. Morton students received ■£ (S only one “free day” from school. When the blizzard hit, semester break was taking place. One extra vacation day was added so staff members could catch up on work missed during the snow. Millworkers already at work when the snow hit were urged to remain at work instead of trying to make it home. ‘Through rain or snow or sleet or hail ... ’ but not through a blizzard. All postal service was delayed during the snow. After the snow ended, postmen found it difficult to deliver the mail through the many unshoveled sidewalks. Traveling was not only dangerous but sometimes illegal. Some city police placed a curfew as t o when one could drive. Merrillville prohibited any traveling except for emergencies. Tickets were being issued to any unauthorized vehicles on the roads for two days. The East Coast was struck by the snow much worse than the Midwest. New York experienced its worst blizzard since 1888. Winds up to 36 mph created large drifts and a chill factor below zero. Roads and businesses were completely shut down. The New York Stock Exchange closed its door for the first time ever. This year the snow, last year the cold. Below zero weather prevailed in the winter of 1976-77 for more than 40 days. Through this cold period, Midwest residents experienced a taste of Arctic life. The ‘Freeze of 77’ and the ‘Blizzard of 78.’ Freak happenings? Maybe not, the National Weather Bureau says that this type of weather is normal. We have previously experienced unusually mild winters for the Midwest. A blizzard hit the Midwest in 1967 closing schools and businesses. Heavy snow hit again eleven years later causing extensive damage. Will it happen in another eleven years? Jeans — $15-20; albums — $5-10; Generic product producers have french fries — 45 cents. The $2-a- discontinued the use of advertising, week allowance doesn’t go as far as Labels now don the cans’ contents it used to. Neither does the paycheck. To make ends meet, consumers have turned to buying Generic products. Generic products, available at Jewel Food Stores and Walgreen Drug Stores, are less expensive substitutes for many over-priced items. Consumers no longer rely on brand-names to provide them with high quality merchandise. Generic products, such as food and drugs, have proven themselves worthy of consumer attention. In order to offer low prices, simply in black on white. During this time of inflation, consumers are willing to sacrifice the security that brand-names provide to acquire the lower product prices. A savings up to 44% can be realized on certain grocery items. “At first I was leary of switching from brand-name products to Generic products, but after I tried them, I was pleased to find comparable quality at a lower price; I plan to continue using them,” stated one housewife. GO GENERIC ...the NO BRAND NAME LOW COST ALTERNATIVE ' . City-wide transit returns I. Bus Service Returns to Hammond A. Provide transit to non-drivers 1. Convenient to use a. numerous busstops b. opportune times 2. Inexpensive to ride a. 50 t per ride one way b. 25c elderly, handicapped B. Revive Downtown Hammond 1. Enable buyers to visit stores a. stores more crowded b. increase business 2. Reduce parking problem a. fewer cars being driven b. minimize congestion The needed bus service which has finally returned to Hammond after almost ten years provides inter-city transportation for all local residents. mm 1k?SgI3aS ©00 ®ff®Sl(ol©y© ooo .. . there’s always magic in the air.” Or so it seemed to 150 couples who attended Morton’s annual Junior- Senior Prom, held April 28, 1978. Wicker Park Clubhouse, the promsite, was transformed into Broadway. Two spotlights lit the way as guests handed theater-styled tickets to the doorman. Inside, round tables seating four to five couples surrounded the wooden dance floor. “Charley Aul,” a six to eight piece orchestra entertained the guests until 10:30. “Jets,” a rock band, picked up after dinner and continued playing faster music until leaving time at 2 a.m. Following the clubhouse’s policy banning hanging decorations, stand- up centerpieces and lights added the final touches to the “Broadway” theme. “We chose the theme ‘Broadway’ after many long hours of thinking,” stated junior class president Nancy Szydlowski. “We thought it would be fun for the students to see what Broadway was really like since most of us will never be able to go there ourselves.” To fund the annual prom, juniors held dances and sold Valentine carnations. The class of ’79 set a new fund raising record this year by collecting $4200. After the spotlights went dim and the music was silenced, couples ventured to various places for “day- after-the- Prom” fun. Turkey Run, Great America, and Pokagon were some places visited by students. “The Prom was really special for me. The place it was held was beautiful outside as well as inside,” stated senior Becky Gardner. Who said slow dancing was a thing of the past? Many students enjoy dancing close together to “Color My World”as well as dancing to fast music. Dancing the last dance of the night with her date enabled junior Katy Egan to recall the good time she had at the Prom. Prom — 27 As he instructs Amahl’s mother (Stephanie Oberc) to adjust Amahl’s (Sandi Jameyfield) hat, Mr. Donn Edwards, director, prepares for the next scene. Because he gave his crutch to Melchior (Darrell Barnes) as a gift to the Christ child, Amahl (Sandi Jameyfield) no longer is a crippled boy. Three Kings — Pat Nadon, Darrell Barnes, Greg Easton. 28 — Plays What would you do if three kings knocked on your front door in the middle of the night? Amahl, a poor crippled boy in “Amahl and the Night Visitors” tried to convince his mother who wouldn’t believe him until she saw for herself. Performed on December 15, 16, 17, and 18, the Morton Top Hat Theatre production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors” helped set the mood for the holidays, being a superb classic Christmas opera for all. Being one of director Mr. Donn Edwards’ favorite operas, he related, “We decided to give it a try because the voices were available, because it has great musical appeal, and because it is a classic.” Finding a boy soprano to fill the part of Amahl was somewhat of an undertaking. Senior Mary Jameyfield commented, “I suggested my brother, Sandy, a seventh grader at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. He auditioned among Morton and other middle school students and was chosen to portray the young Amahl.” Lead cast of the play consisted of three kings: Balthazar, Greg Easton; Kaspar, Pat Nadon; Melchior, Darrell Barnes; and their devious page, Joe Sancya; Amahl’s mother, Stephanie Oberc,| and Amahl, Sandy Jameyfield. Plays — Fantasy found real’ characterized by the jolliness of the Wanderlustrians and Juan of Evergreen and by the cruelty and meanness of the Grand Bunkleman, the town’s villain whom everyone hated. Some views arose concerning the winter children’s play such as it being similar to television serials. “In a way, the play was sort of like a soap opera. It kept you wondering — will the Princess ever laugh? Will she be forced to marry the Grand Bunkleman or will she marry her true love and live ‘happily ever after?’ ” remarked student director senior Greg Blanton. Afraid for Juan of Evergreen (Raul Lozano), King Absolute (John Swanson) and the Princess (Lisa Harwood) watch him get Mile-a-go (Sue Vrahoretis). NOTICE: Hear ye, Hear Ye! Any of thy honorable people of Wanderlust who can make my daughter laugh, will be granted her Princess Rose Violet’s hand in marriage in addition to a grand reward. “There’s something really believable about this fantasy. It includes subjects which can be found in real life — like a bad guy and a good guy,” commented Wanderlustrian senior Georgina Swanson. In “The Clown Prince of Wanderlust,” presented February 11, 23, and 25, ‘good and bad’ were Violet 30 — Plays IPr?®®!?©© What classes did Dr. W. Winston Becker, principal, teach in 1954? a. Basketweaving I and II b. Speech and English c. Fencing (picket and chain link) Answer: b. Speech and English With the development of new technological advances in recent years came the need for a different system of education. Students must now learn to live in and cope with a very complex world. Morton’s administration realized this need. Through the years, new classes have been adopted as part of the curriculum. One course has been recently added to the Morton High curriculum to help students improve their reading ability. Reading Skills, taught by Mr. Glen Bacus, shows students new methods of reading such as use of a pacer to increase reading comprehension and speed. A new class, Decision Making, was developed this year. Taught by Mrs. Marsha Weiss and Mrs. Nancy Sullivan, counselors, it aids the Governors in making the correct decisions affecting their future. Morton’s academic program has grown in many various directions. Courses now being offered try to present a different and interesting outlook on required subjects. The opportunity to observe the behavior of animals is given to Governors through the newly started Animal Behavior class. Students try to predict the animals’ reactions to a given condition and then run experiments to prove or disprove their predictions. 9®m 32 — Academics YCC enlivens Govs 9 lazy summer days 6:30 — Stupid alarm clock! What a drag ... 6:47 — You decide that you’d better crawl out of bed or sooner or later your mom will come in, yank your covers off, shake you, open your shades and do other rotten things until you get out of bed. 6:51 — You manage to drag your body into the bathroom. After a glance in the mirror, you wonder how anyone could look so raunchy. 7:03 — Now all you have to do is make it to your room and scrounge up some clothes. Next, to the kitchen for some munchies . . . 7:37 — All right. You made it through breakfast and now it’s time to leave for school. No hurry. You don’t have to be there until 8 a.m., right? Wrong. If you’re just going to plain, old summer school then you’d be right. But if you’re involved in the Youth Conservation Corps you’d better hustle! Remember Dr. Mary Pettersen, Mrs. Barbara Griffin, Mr. Michael Damiano, along with Mr. Bob Weiss telling you to be there and ready to work by 7:30? This might’ve been a typical day in the lives of 24 Morton students, who, along with 12 other students from area schools, participated in a program to beautify the school grounds. The YCC program was created through a $35,000 grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior. In addition to the YCC program, summer school classes continued to attract students who wished to get rid of necessary requirements. Popular classes consisted of drivers’ education, personal typing, and health and saf ety. See what a difference in beauty a tiny seed can make? Dr. Pettersen explains YCC project to Dr. W.W. Becker and senior Chris Pauer. Gloves, hard hat, shovel, wheelbarrow and new top soil come in handy for seniors Mick Maslar and Don Brumfield while planting grass seed and reviving the school grounds. Drivers Education class provides road experience in traffic conditions while classroom study uses the depth perceptor to test visual judgement. 34 — Summer School Summer School Reflections show artistic ability Have you ever closely studied your facial features in a mirror? Some people may think that you’re a little crazy. But by seriously studying distinct features, art students captured their unique features with a couple strokes of a pencil. The ability to draw, paint and to sculpt are talents that have to be worked on until perfection results. To get acquainted with the elements of art and learn some of its background is the major subject matter in Art 1. After learning about lines, shapes, and color values, etc., Art 3 and 4 students begin drawing, then onward to painting in Art 5. By using watercolors or acrylics a masterpiece can be created. Finally, one of the goals of the art student arrives — sculpting. Using their vivid imaginations, the students’ sculptures portray people or other objects. Letter layout and design are also taught in Art 8. German class visits Konditorei Lutz Can you imagine sitting in the audience, minding your own business, and then suddenly being called upon stage to perform with German dancers? This doesn’t occur to everyone, but it did happen to sophomore Ron Salach and senior Phil Kizziah when they visited the National Theater of the Performing Arts, Ltd with the German Classes. It’s not everyday you go to German Town and eat at ethnic restaurants or shop in German stores. Or what about eating all those goodies at the Konditorei Lutz Continental Pastry shop? “It was fun and we got to see a lot of things,” sta ted senior Sharon Gillespie. Something a little different happened in the Spanish classes this year. For the past three years Spanish students traveled to Purdue Being old is not all fun and games as senior Patty Buitron portrays an elderly lady during her Spanish skit. University in Lafayette, Indiana for one day to present their skits and pinatas in the annual Convention of Spanish Clubs and Classes. Each year they’ve captured the title of first place. This year’s trip was unusual because students stayed overnight in the dorms. “A Star is Born” — well not really, but many French students were able to discover their acting abilities through the video taped movies recorded this year. Many students showed their creativity by putting on puppet shows. It’s not often that you hear Bert and Ernie of Sesame Street speak French. To top the whole year off the advanced students from each foreign language class prepared a program for Christmas. Food from each of the nationalities was offered along with entertainment. With a little help from freshmen Dennis Cashen and Derissa Long, freshman David McNash performs a puppet show in French. Surprised by the high prices and items in a German catalog are freshman Ed Gidcumb, sophomores Rich Nallenweg and Mike Fleming. Foreign Language — 37 With the helping hand of Mr. Nels Kompier, student teacher, juniors Greg Brandner and Randy Shrock are able to study atomic structure. A little turn of a bolt enables seniors Mick Maslar and Phil Kowalski to time the swing of a pendulum more accurately during physics class. 38 — Science Have you noticed any peculiar odors in the halls lately? If so, you might wonder where they’re coming from. At first you’d think that maybe the cafeteria cooks burned your lunch today and you’ll probably wind up eating at Mac’s again or else the “air pollution” problem is really getting out of hand. But believe it or not, the “scent” is coming from the science rooms. Perhaps some great scientist, namely “Doctor Jekyll,” concocted up a great formula during chemistry class. By just adding the compound ironsulfide to hydrocloric acid we come up with one of our every day smells — rotten eggs. If that’s not enough, what about learning all those elements or perhaps solving a problem using the metric system. But the “best part” of chemistry, is going to the Hammond Water and Sanitation Departments. “Let’s not get too carried away with that scalpel!” warned the biology teacher to one of his eager students performing the dissection of his frog. In addition to dissection, students studied cells from prepared slides under the microscope. Later, students learned to dye slides of their own by using the tissues of leaves. Many of the biology classes ventured off to the Indiana Dunes where they collected samples of soil, water, and animal life for future studies. Studying by taking field trips is a great factor in physics. Trips to the Museum of Science and Industry enabled students to see the surge demonstration. Some of the physics students, along with some chemistry students, ventured to the University of Chicago’s open house. After seeing a laser demonstration, the students were able to help the Physics Club construct a laser gun. Can you imagine carrying a waterballoon around with you for a weekend and treating it like a baby? This is one of the experiments the psychology classes performed while trying to get students to realize the responsibility of parenthood. Other science courses offered are earth science, zoology, animal behavior, and botany. Science — 3 Messiness doesn’t seem to plague senior Chris Companiott as he carefully tries not to miss a drop while under the watchful eyes of seniors Brendan McCormick, Joe Sliwa, and Rick Sharpe. Little girls with curls and rough little boys with their cars and trucks add something special to child development class which makes junior Kim Ford smile as she observes them. Looks good, eh? Scrambled eggs his main specialty, senior Jack Downing dishes out a loving spoonful for fellow kitchen members in single survival. 40 — Home Ec. Kiddies invade Governor domain What was that? I knew freshmen came small, but isn’t that pushing it just a bit? Here and there preschool kids could be seen walking up and down the halls on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. No, Morton doesn’t have a nursery school program. The youngsters are here to participate in child development class. Here their behavior is observed, which helps students to learn more about child care by creating a realistic atmosphere. In December the little ones were treated to a Christmas party complete with games for them to participate in. Traditionally thought of as an all-male class, single survival students were invaded by their female counterparts in larger numbers this year than in the past. Mastering the art of sewing on buttons and tying neckties caused anxiety for the guys but laughter for the giris. Baking cookies and preparing for their annual Thanksgiving dinner kept the foods classes busy while stitching and altering various pieces of clothing occupied clothing students’ time throughout the school year. What to choose next seems to boggle the minds of Assistant Principal Joseph Gartner, junior Dana Molodet and senior Gayle Fross while filling their plates from the turkey dinner prepared by foods classes. Hemlines seem to go up and down as fashion trends come and go. Senior Kara Mahan enlists the aid of junior Marilyn Lee in pinning hers up so that it’s right up to date with the current style. Home Ec. — 41 Dull English classes ‘Gone with the Wind’ Conjunctions, pronouns, gerund phrases, prepositions, clauses . .. Looks thrilling, right? Bet you just can’t wait to get to class and listen to that invigorating voice of your teacher lull you to sleep ... All that is past now, agreed? With the wide variety of English courses offered here, you can be as picky as you choose and still come up with the one class that’s really you, whether it be creative writing for the Hemingway in you, or drama, you know how you just madly adore Humphrey Bogart! Have you ever thoroughly examined the details of your favorite red toothbrush? Some advanced composition students have. Have you ever daydreamed the day away over the romantic adventures of Romeo and Juliet? Some English literature students have. Have you ever found yourself in . another time and place pondering over the avenging world of The Count of Monte Cristo? Some world literature students have. And the list continues . .. But what of the aspiring actors and actresses? If you’re one of these, dying to get into showbusiness, then one of the classes which might catch your eye would be drama. After all, you never know when imitating a spoon might come in handy! Later on, after you’ve captured the style of Farrah Fawcett or Mark Hamill, you’re ready to display your newly learned talents. Onto mass media. After all, that’s where they make the movies, right? Now, see. The English curriculum has a lot to offer. It can please even the pickiest person. Viewing last year’s homemade movie excerpts Showing not the least bit of shyness is gives some ideas to senior Karen Brilmyer junior Dave Smith as he explains the basic and junior Mark Gordon in mass media. concepts of jogging in speech class. 42 — English English classes don ’t have to be all just sitting and writing. Here junior Robin Payne readies herself by adjusting her head phone set in reading skills. What famous person died this week? Which city held a mayoral primary? The answers to these and other questions boggle the mind of junior Gary Adzia as he prepares for his weekly journalism news quiz. Envious of Peter Rabbit, freshman Mark Noldin imitates the Easter Bunny during drama class by wrinkling up his nose and hopping about. English — 43 Composing music baffles students Is this the way Marvin Hamlisch started out? Will I be able to compose music myself? The answers to these and other questions may lie in Mrs. Glenda Kolar’s sixth hour Music Theory class. Notation of pitch, note and rest values, time classification, along with time signatures all faced the music-minded students who chose to enroll in the class. Careful blending of the key elements such as intervals, modal scales, major and minor scales, triads, and key signatures proved helpful to class members when confronted with the assignment of converting a sheet of piano music into a band arrangement. After completing this, semester requirements were fulfilled. Sour notes, courtesy of senior Greg Easton, cause junior Nancy Render and senior Danielle Paulich to offer the suggestion of “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” (and again, and again, ...) With optimistic hopes of one day being able to write music herself, junior Pam Casper gets experience by reading music aloud in class. 44 — Music Theory General-vs-ColIege: New math trends? If (a,b) and (c,d) denote complex numbers, then (a,b) (c,d) = (ac-bd, ad + bc); that is, (a + bi) (c + di) = (ac-bd) + (ad + bc)i ... Confusing? If you’re one of the few seniors enrolled in Analysis II, it might seem mind-boggling, maybe even interesting. But if you’re not, the sight of it might be all that’s needed to discourage you from ever again signing up for another math class. Are college math courses the trend at Morton? According to some MHS math teachers, students tend to sign up for more general math classes than the college prep courses: algebra, geometry, and analysis. Mathematics teacher Mr. Randy Starewicz feels that the students aren’t taking the harder courses because their parents haven’t been encouraging college. Even though students may be taking the easy way out, some still are interested and curious to try their hand at the harder courses. Advanced algebra teacher Mr. Joseph Depeugh comments, “Sometimes you have a group that’s exceptional while the next is not so good. It’s a normal cycle.” To understand how planes can be tangent to spheres, sophomore Ed Kielbasa demonstrates by using cardboard and a tennis ball. Math induction poses problems for senior Jeff Zurawski as he pays close attention while senior Gary Balas explains its concepts. When in doubt, sophomores Sandy Hlad and Dawn Bach exchange helpful hints about geometric theorems, axioms, and corrolaries. Econ students receive $10 grand If you earned $10,000 a year, do you know how you’d spend it? One homework assignment in Mrs. Jane Hall’s economic’s class set this figure as the maximum amount earned in one year’s time. Students budgeted their money, planning the amount to be spent on various necessities, such as rent, car payments, food, clothing costs, utility bills and entertainment. Econ students also studied the stock market to get a better understanding of the business world. They were able to buy and sell imaginary stock, and keep track of its fluctuation on Wall Street. Government students began the school year with a study of the Constitution of the United States. Questions about citizens’ rights probed many students’ minds while discussing the Constitution. “Since we live in a democracy we ought to know about the framework of our government. It’s ironic because the founding fathers formed the Constitution for their time and now it’s over 200 years old and it still applies today,” stated Mr. Jerry Woodward, government teacher. Founding fathers wasn’t the only topic studied by students. World and U.S. history classes consisted of various aspects. Assignments included exhibits describing different periods of time. Filmstrips, movies, records and lectures helped students learn a little more about the past. With little time left to complete questions about current events, senior Peter Wick searches for answers in the newspaper in contemporary problems. Social Studies — 47 B-e-s-n-e-s: many different forms K-a-t-l-o-gay, for-gay-e-v, t-r-e-men-d-oo-s, p-r-e-l-e-men-re. You’ve heard of different languages before haven ’t you? Well, this isn’t a different language; it’s just a different way of writing words. With the use of brief symbols, shorthand makes notemaking a breeze! A little writing practice each day enables students to finally be able to read their class notes. Can you imagine typing a complete assignment and feeling so proud that you finished it before the bell rang and then realizing that your fingers were on the wrong key? In the beginning of the semester some typing students wished they had eyes in their fingers so they could see what they were typing when they were not supposed to be looking. But by the end of the semester some people think that miracles are possible, since they’ve reached their goal of 50 words per minute. For those money-minded students bookkeeping is the answer. To be able to handle money matters and balance books is a main goal for the bookkeeper. Have you ever wanted to find a way out of mentally adding columns of numbers? With the ease of pushing buttons on the adding machine this dream comes true. By using the different business machines students are able to adjust to an office like atmosphere. Speed minus mistakes: that’s what senior Kris Johnson seems to be working towards as she concentrates on improving her typing. Typing while listening can result in confusion. Senior Sue Fozkos perfects this skill by using the transcribing machine. To concentrate on reducing mistakes on a typing assignment, junior Donna Kerr blocks out all distractions and wandering thoughts. Columns and columns of numbers can be confusing as senior Wendy Lockridge receives help from Mr. Donald Moretton during clerical practice. What is junior Cindy Deal working on, Japanese or Chinese? It’s neither of the two. It’s the English language but in a different form — shorthand. Business — 49 50 — Gym Ready ... Set ... Hut! Basic fundamentals of football clouded the minds of boys’ gym class members. Proper procedures taught consisted of passing, centering, and ball handling. Teachers also instructed students in the how-to’s of blocking, pass patterns plus defense with the blitz versus offense with the ball. While some took part in the sport of football, the other boys’ class could be found in the pool. Starting out in the beginners’ group, students were encouraged to strive all the way until they reached the ultimate gym swimmer’s goal: the title of a swimmer. While the boys were proving their masculinity on the field and With deep concentration on smashing the ball, sophomore Andrea Macewicz finds success in selecting the side arm swing. 1 _ in the pool, the girls could be either found on the tennis courts or in the gym playing soccer. With goalies at either end of the ‘field’, rules allowed the soccer players to use any part of their body except their hands to get the ball past the opposing team’s goalie and score. The only time they could use their hands was after the ball ventured out of bounds and had to be thrown back in. Love — 15; 15-30; 15-40; 30-40; deuce; 45-40, game! The Billie Jean Kings and the Chris Everts of the gym classes gathered daily on the tennis courts to learn the primary techniques of tennis. Later a doubles tournament was held, enabling the girls to exhibit their talents. Other prominent sports taught included basketball, gymnastics, volleyball, badminton, softball, golf, and bowling. Shop classes attract creators CAUTION: Beware of wood shavings flying through the air (without the greatest of ease), spark showers, and electric volts that may give you a real charge. Some people may wonder exactly what goes on behind those closed doors down by the shop classes. Are they busy creating a Frankenstein, with the help of his ever faithful assistant, Igor? Or perhaps his bride? Or, even better yet, are they doing a ‘turnabout’ and making wooden soldiers instead of the usual run-of-the-mill tin ones? Whatever it may be, someone in the shop classes is just as sure as good Ole St. Nick to be able to grant your wish, whether what you want needs to be bolted together, shocked to life, or else intricately ' carved. You know how you’ve just been dying to tune up your shiny new high-style ‘54 Chevy. No time (plus you’re not quite sure how to do it). Maybe a power mechanics class could show you how it’s done. Lately your stereo’s been blaring out funny snorting sounds. Remember how your friendly neighborhood mechanic offered to fix it (for his usual ‘small’ charge)? Maybe if you took a couple of electronics courses, you could repair it yourself and save $$$. And, this you had better not forget. Remember how Mom hinted about that end table that she wants for her birthday? If you sign up for woods now, maybe by this time next year you can make it for her (and end up saving yourself some money). Time and money ... what everyone’s worrying about saving these days. Enjoyment and relaxation . . . what everyone doesn’t have enough time for nowadays. But why worry about trivial things like that? Just be like the tin soldiers and Frankenstein and worry about looking good, right? Knobs of assorted sizes and shapes confront junior Mike Sapyta and senior Richard Bass as they turn and experiment with each one, trying to decide the best one in electronics. Distinctly pointing out parts, Mr. Cliff Snow helps junior Tammy Bradley learn how motors work during a power mechanics class. Precision is the key to success. Making sure his measurements are accurate, senior Julian Chavez cuts a necessary piece for his structure in woodshop. Steady hands, deep concentration, and precision enable senior Jeff Jankowski to finish a required project for metals class. In a mist of sparks, senior Tom Lambert diligently welds a piece of steel with the hopes of putting a finishing touch to his assignment in metals. Nuts, bolts, screws . . junior Mark Casssoday searches for the correct equipment to complete his creation in power mechanics. Industrial Arts — 53 “Just time left for one more drag.” Outside seems to be the right place for those students who need one puff more before class. Vandalism: an ex While strolling down one of Morton’s glamorous hallways, thinking about the undone homework and the test you bombed last hour, you suddenly decide to slip into one of the nearby johns to comb your hair. You choke slightly as you near the bathroom’s entrance; however, by the time you’re completely inside, you’re ferociously gagging. But from what? Need the question even be asked? As you cautiously slither through the smoke to locate the mirror, you catch a glance of it, but notice that in order to see your reflection, you practically have to smash your nose up to the glass. Then, when you finally do get close enough, there’s so much garbage smeared on the mirror that no matter how hard you try, you can’t see your face anyway. Classes begin and faculty members go to investigate the damage done in that five-minute time lapse. Knowing that it doesn’t take Sherlock Holmes with his ever-faithful assistant, Doctor Watson, to crack the mysterious case of smogged johns that nobody seems to care about, teachers become more wary than before of who and how many people enter the ‘scene of the crime’ and when they do so. After that happens you hear, “Are there any teachers in here?” before half a dozen smokers crowd into one of the stalls and light up. Day in and day out, washrooms and classrooms along with other parts of the school are vandalized, and it stretches anywhere from a Vandalism Essay r © • tp4 — u a Ira curri simple scribbling on a wall to a broken window or a severely stopped up toilet. Vandalism doesn’t have to be defined; it’s all so obvious; it’s everywhere one looks. But some things that people don’t take into consideration are the reasons for it and what it costs the taxpayer — you and me — every year. Around the beginning of the school year some students decided to trot across town and decorate a rival team’s football field the night before the game. Sure, they probably had a great time painting the press box and goal posts and redecorating the field. What they didn’t take into consideration was what their little endeavor would cost. They had no idea that the bill would total somewhere over $3000! But that’s just the beginning. Replacing broken windows ($2.25 per sq. ft.); ceilings $1.89 for an 18’ : x 32” piece); and exit signs ($22.50 each) can run into $$$$$. Why do students do it? Reasons vary from peer pressure, revenge at a teacher, to home life. Assistant principal Mr. Joseph Gartner believes that a cause may be found in “parents closing their eyes to the kids and pretending they’re unaware of the situation.” Among the offered solutions, one top Hammond school city employee feels help may be found with better family situations, stronger courts, teacher initiation, student monitoring, and tougher administrators. Whatever the answer may be there is no denying the fact that a reliable and workable solution must quickly be found. Vandalism Essay — 55 § a© m 0C3 Who was the leading scorer in football during 1953? a. Mike Ventrella b. Homer Frump c. Idonno Whosit Answer: a. Mike Ventrella Learning to work together with fellow teammates, struggling through many long hard hours of practice, fighting to achieve a desired victory, accepting the letdown of defeat. Through participation in sports, athletes grow not only in their ability to perform successfully in their sport but also in their acceptance of working for what they want — a victory. Athletes learn through very long and numerous practices that reaching a certain goal requires much hard work. Swimmers must rise early to make the before¬ school practices. Football players begin their hard training a month before school is in session. Other extracurricular activities must sometimes be missed so athletes can work at improving their skill. Good sportmanship — an important trait an athlete must possess. When a team experiences defeat, the players handle the disappointment by realizing their mistakes and correcting them for future contests. The victorious team accepts the win with pride and hopes for a continuing successful season. Growth through sports is evident in many various ways. Athletes learn to handle the agony of defeat and the joy of victory in a mature way while struggling for a desired goal. 56 — Sports Strength, endurance, and loyalty to a struggling teammate, provide inner motives for tight-end Darryl Simko to block out the Noll opponent and help a fellow Governor gain extra yardage. Successfully clutching a perfect pass, senior running back Rich Kilar easily displays the coordination and timing required to become a Morton receiver. As he hurriedly attempts to take advantage of an opening left by Gavit defenders, senior running back Dale Snyder moves the Governors farther into Gavit territory. Varsity Football Statistics Opponent Munster Michigan City Gavit Hammond High E.C. Washington Hammond Tech Clark Bishop Noll E.C. Roosevelt Morton 20 0 21 0 14 20 14 7 6 31 0 21 13 7 7 6 0 35 14 points hold Govs from title! What do you suppose football players talk about after the season? Let’s evesdrop on three players . . . “I think that our two stalled drives early in the first two games against Munster (20-0) and Michigan City (21-0) were probably the turning points of the whole season,” commented Kevin Polkinghorn. “Sure, even through the latter part of the season we had trouble scoring when we got down close, and it came back to haunt us in most of our loses,” added Gary Balas. “In the Gavit game, we should’ve had them down big at the end of the first half, where we led (7-0), but again we didn’t capitalize on a golden opportunity,” expressed Darryl Simko. “Yea, well we had to put out everything we had into the last two minutes to get the winning touchdown and beat them (20-14),” answered Gary. “That Hammond High game went by so fast that when I looked up at the clock, we lost (14-7), even though both teams were evenly matched,” Kevin exclaimed. “Hey, Kevin, Gary, don’t you guys think that the games against Tech (21-0) and E.C. Washington (31-6) were our most satisfying victories, especially since we played Tech on Homecoming?” Darryl asked. “I agree, and Clark’s game was the most disappointing defeat in my three years of playing on the Varsity Football Team. Worse than the Bishop Noll game in my sophomore year,” responded Gary. “I still don’t believe we lost that game. I must’ve replayed the last 1:40 seconds in my head at least a thousand times, but that’s football. We were leading 7-6; we thought we had them, until they scored that last touchdown and won the game (13-7),” Darryl agreed. “We lost all three conference games by a total of only 14 points, and with a few breaks our way, we could’ve been conference champs,” Kevin said. “We dominated against Noll, but when the big play came, we came up short,” commented Gary. “The record doesn’t show what kind of team we really were. We had a lot of quality players out there, but when we needed a big play, we seldom got it. In the past couple of years, our winning teams got the big plays and that’s the difference between those teams and this one,” explained Gary. “All the seniors on the team did a good job, along with the juniors and sophomores. I hope we taught them enough leadership to have good teams in the future,” stated Kevin. “I like to be a little more philosophical when I think about football at Morton. I’ll always remember my four years of football here at Morton, especially the last two years under Coach Luketic and Coach Georgas, since we won LSC in our ’76 season,” concluded Darryl. Varsity Football Team — First Row: Julian Chavez, John Fowler, Jim Turner, Perry Rubino, Bill Holland, Mike Cowan, Chris Companiott, Darryl Simko, Kevin Polkinghorn. Second Row: Ken Kolodziej, Tom Hayes, Tom Starkey, Greg Swiercz, Rich Kilar, Kevin McCabe, John Davenport, Gary Balas, Dale Snyder, Paul Wiltberger. Third Row: manager Brian Cummings, Pat Herbert, Joe Banasiak, Frank Martone, Joe Walters, Brad Bobowski, Mike Mosora, Mike Hawkins, Chuck Fiscus, Kevin Powers. Fourth Row: Dave Mays, Rory Segally, Mike Sapyta, Tim Kaminski, Dennis Churilla, Mike Prljevic, Dean Rubino, Skip Gyure, Rich Nallenweg, Tony Soy. Fifth Row: Nick D’Angelo, Ken Daniels, Jeff Relinski, A1 Ramirez, Ed Kielbasa, Terry Holland, Chuck Shive, Mike Flemming, Steve Klosak, Phil Markovich. Sixth Row: Dr. Winston Becker, principal; Coach Jack Georgas, Coach Nick Luketic, Coach Bob Hunt. Varsity Football Offensive linemen await instructions as senior quarterback Greg Swiercz calls the possible game-deciding play against Gavit. As he prepares for the upcoming Gavit game, junior Mike Sapyta uses his newly learned techniques in an attempt to block a would-be opponent. Each stride counts as senior Dale Snyder anticipates the last few steps he must take to overcome Clark. Suffering a rude awakening, Noll discovers it takes two tacklers to bring down runningback Rich Kilar. 60 — Varsity Football B-team football — Front Row: Skip Gyure, Nick D’Angelo, Phil Markovich, Ed Markovich, Ed Kielbasa, Tony Soy, Dean Rubino, Dennis Churilla, Rory Segally, Brad Bobowski, A1 Ramirez, Jeff Relinski, Steve Klosak. Back Row: Dave Mays, Terry Holland, Bucky Daniels, Tim Kaminski, Mike Mosora, Tom Hayes, Chuck Fiscus, John Davenport, Coach Robert Hunt, Joe Walters, Ken Kolodziej, Joe Banasiak, Mike Fleming, Chuck Shive, Pat Herbert, Frank Martone. 62 — Freshman Football B-Team Football Statistics Opponent Morton Munster 20 0 Gavit 6 0 Hammond High 7 2 Freshman Football Statistics Opponent Morton Gavit Hammond High E.C. Washington Hammond Tech Clark Bishop Noll E.C. Roosevelt 6 14 12 0 0 21 6 20 0 21 14 19 22 6 B-team fails if rosh future promising Fake left, sweep right and go up the middle. This is something you would hear if you were on the B- team or freshman football teams. But this was heard more on the freshman team than on the B- team. Why? Is playing only three out of nine games a good reason? Morton’s B-team coach Mr. Bob Hunt explains, “Six games were canceled; out of these six, four were called off because the other schools involved didn’t have enough players to fill the team.” Another reason is lack of participation. “Not enough kids went out for B-team. Munster has two B-teams; we were lucky to have one, but the team did put out a good effort,” stated junior Brad Bobowski. “Problems of schools not having people going out for football has happened before, but it’s never been this serious. The LSC athletic board has been trying to think of a solution to this problem. So far we have two: one, start a sophomore league, since sophomores complain that they don’t play enough; and two, start combining the freshman and B-team to create a frosh-soph league, but if they did this there would only be two teams per school,” stated Mr. Walt Viellieu, Lake Shore Conference Athletic Director. Winning five games and losing two, the freshman football team proved its ability as a team. Highlights from some of the games include: Morton’s defense stopped Bishop Noll twice inside the 10-yard line; Tony Gresham completed a 74-yard run against Clark; and Jeff Schneider passed to ECW enabling Morton to score three touchdowns and win another game. A promising player, Larry Kielman, played both offense and defense and gave Hammond High’s running backs a hard time. Frosh Football — Front Row: Jeff Juscik, Cliff Biewinga. Second Row: Keith Bigbie, Gary Allen, Dave Dowling, James Bond, Larry Keilman, Tom Miskovich, Steve Paulich, Doug Heller. Third Row: Tony Gresham, Ed Bowers, Coach Fred Kepler, Robert Henry, Joe Guerra, Jeff Schneider, Rick Ramirez, Ed Holmquist, Doug Fork, Brian Adams, David Parrish, John Hayduk, Steve Vicari. Fourth Row: Jeff Davis, John Marosi, John Weis, Craig Rowe, Curt Geisslar, George Rogers, Mike Riffle, Frank Clemens, Back Row: Chris Zampino, Bill Genduso, Scott Thompson, Nick Boyan, Tom Ramberg, Bruce Valent, Frank Gil, Jeff Oros. Freshman Football — 63 64 — Powderpuff “Better luck next year,” senior Darryl Simko expresses happily to junior Brad Bobowski as junior Joe Walters refuses to accept Darryl’s condolences about the senior victory. Before game time junior center Alison Soto practices some snaps with junior quarterback Linda Christman in order to achieve perfection for the game. This year was no different than any other [ as the seniors demolished the juniors 22-12 ip the annual powder puff game. However, there was one exception: the seniors used passing , in their offense to score. Seniors lead by quarterback Ruth Drake pulled some surprising tactics on the juniors, driving for 52 yards with some great running from fullback Mary McCree and excellent blocking from the offensive line. The seniors were able to score their first touchdown on a quarterback sneak. Not expecting a pass, the seniors scored the extra points with a pass from Drake to senior Renee Polochak. Not letting it bother them, the juniors score their first touchdown on a double-reverse play. Junior Peggy Scott ran 33 yards for the score. With tough senior defense the extra point failed making the score 8-6. Throughout the evening the ball changed hands constantly until the juniors scored their second touchdown on a 20-yard run from Lori Burns pulling ahead of the seniors 12-8. But that was all for the juniors for the rest of the night, as defensive standouts Karen Brilmyer, Pam Fork, JoAnn Stribiak and the rest of the defensive line held the juniors to only two touchdowns all night. For the seniors it was only the beginning as they went ahead and scored two more touchdowns to finish the night off with a 22- 12 victory. Mary McCree, Ruth Drake Who’s got the flag? This is the question asked by senior defensive players Lori Mambourg and Bonnie Ramirez as they express some difficulty in pulling the flag out of a running back’s pocket. Twenty-nine reverse on one, was the play called by senior Ruth Drake while she receives the snap from Janet Cunningham as Carol Stephens and Chris Karalas set up the play. Shotgun! Ready set hut! Junior quarterback Nancy Ziel uses a shotgun offense while junior fullback Shari Brehmer waits for the handoff. Powderpuff — 65 Varsity Cross Country Team: Jeff “Snap, Crackle, Pop,” go the legs Gardner, Frank Nevlida, Dave of soph A1 Frost, juniors Mark Smith, Frank Herbert, Mark Riley, Riley and Dave Smith as they A1 Frost, John Lipka. exercise before the Gavit meet. Cross Country Statistics Opponent Morton Gavit Won Hammond Tech Lost E.C. Roosevelt Won Whiting Won E.C. Washington Won Clark Lost Munster Lost Bishop Noll Lost Hammond High Lost Lake Central Won T.F. South Won Kankakee Eastridge Won Highland Invitationals 4th place Conference Meet 5th place Sectionals 12th place 66 — Cross Country “I gotta get to the finish line ... I gotta break the tape ... I gotta win the race.” Successfully completing the Lake Central race is utmost in junior Dave Smith’s mind as the final strides become reality. Although only practicing, competition runs in their blood as each cross country team member strives to be first. Dave Smith, Jeff Gardner, Frank Herbert and John Lipka push on as the first half of the work-out ends. Cross country caps winning season,7-5 Determination in a young team can be a vital factor and the varsity cross country team proved this with their relative success this season. Morton accumulated an overall record of 7-5 and a conference record of 4-4. The varsity squad had a successful dual season and captured 4th place in the Lake Central Invitational. However, the team faltered slightly as inexperience became apparent when the Morton harriers were forced to settle for 5th in the Conference meet. The green squad consisted of senior Jeff Gardner, juniors Frank Herbert, Dave Smith, Mark Riley, John Lipka, Frank Nevlida and sophomore A1 Frost. Two members of the cross country team splintered school records this year. The varsity record of 12:37 was slashed at Dowling Park this season during a dual match against E.C.W. and Whiting. The record breaking time of 12:30 was recorded by returning letterman Jeff Gardner. He also was named the Most Valuable Player this year. Breaking the junior varsity record was A1 Frost with a recorded time of 12:42. In viewing the upcoming season junior John Lipka revealed, “We are looking forward to next year; we have six varsity members returning and expect a strong team. This season, we improved steadily, but the season took its toll near the end when we received 12th place in sectionals.” Cross Country — 67 Spikers net LSC, sectionals It was only the beginning for the Governors this year as they finished off their ’77 volleyball season 24-5. Their only defeats came against Munster and Portage. Morton, having one of its best years in volleyball, captured the Lake Shore Conference title with some well-balanced attacks. Some of the higher points of the season occurred whjen the Govs defeated city rival, Gavit, three times, two in regular season play. The third victory for the Govs gave them the right to advance to the finals in sectionals. As for the rest of the teams in the lake Shore Conference, Morton had little trouble in defeating them. One of the Governors’ toughest matches came against Munster who defeated Morton four times throughout the season. The Governors added something new to their season as they participated in a Portage tournament. The spikers went up against some tough, smart playing With hopes of blocking a spike sent over by her opponent, senior Karen Brilmyer has her hands up in defense. volleyball teams in the tournament. Morton came through and finished first in its division. The spikers defeated Portage 12-6, 15-8, in first round play and they went on to defeat McCutcheon 15-9, 11-15, 15-6, and Indianapolis Attucks 15-6, 15-9. Later on that night Morton was eliminated from the tournament by Munster 5-15, 9-15. For the first time Morton captured its first sectional crown by defeating Whiting in the final game 11-9, 15-5. The Govs then advanced to regionals where they finished second out of the regional. B-team completed its season with a 23-2 record. 68 — Volleyball After beating rival, Gavit, during sectionals, sophomore Renee Vermejan expresses her feelings by letting out her favorite yell as senior Ruth Drake jumps for joy. Most Valuable Player, senior Mary Bernacki executes another set while concentrating on her destination during sectional play. Varsity Volleyball Statistics Opponent Scores Mortoq Portage 15-15, 15-5 Won Lowell 15-3, 15-7 Won Valparaiso 15-5, 14-12 Won Highland 15-7, 14-10 Won Hammond Tech 15-1, 15-0 Won Bishop Noll 15-5, 13-15, 15-6 Won Munster 8-12, 4-15 Lost Merrillville 16 14, 14-12 Won Clark 15-4, 15-13 Won Gavit 15-12, 14-12 Won Whiting 12-10, 15-7 Won E.C. Roosevelt 15-9, 15-10 Won Griffith 15-10, 15-5 Won Hammond High 15-3, 12-10 Won E.C. Washington 15-3, 15-6 Won Gavit 15-12, 10-12, 16-14 Won Munster 15-17, 6-15 Lost Elkart Central 15-8, 15-0 Won Portage 15-5, 1-15, 5-11 Lost Girls Volleyball 69 As Whiting defenders look on, sophomore Phil Elo drives to the basket for two points. The Governors went on to defeat the Oilers 69-68. Bovs Varsity Basketball Statistics ’ Opponent Highland Lake Central HO)? ' Griffith Calumet Tt - : Lew Wallace Bishop N©iL__ Whiting Valparaiso Hobart Gavit E.C. Roosevelt Clark E.C. Washington Hammond Tech Gary Roosevelt Gary Andrean Hammond High Munster _ Holiday Tourney Gary Andreap . Gavit _ _ Sect ionals Hammond High Gary Andrean Gavit Varsity Basketball Team — Greg Brandner, Coach Russ Marcinek, mgr. Chuck Barnes, Dave Rick Perez, Dan Cox, Wally Wojcik, Tom Smith, Mike Sapyta, John Fowler, Darryl Simko, Wojcik, Phil Elo, mgr. Paul Wittberger, Darin Bensinger, Gary Adzia, Dick White. 70 — Boys’ Varsity Basketball Loss in overtime in their first game by four points triggered a chain of close battles and the hard luck of the Govs for the ’77-’78 varsity basketball season. With an overtime victory against Calumet, two overtime losses to Highland and Lake Central, and a two and three point defeat by Griffith and Lew Wallace respectively, the roundballers wound up losing four of their first five opening games. The Governor cagers reached a plateau when the squad, after losing seven out of their first eight games including two in the Holiday Tourney, bounced back with victories over Hobart, Whiting, and arch rival Gavit. Coach Russ Marcinek lead his team to a conference record of 4-4 and a season record of 8-15. “Our record should have been a lot better,” stated junior Greg Brandner. “We lost many close games that could have gone either way. It seemed that the nucleus was there, but we just could not put it together.” Lack of height forced last year’s team to rely on outside shooting and the same problem rested on Coach Marcinek again. What the Govs lacked in height, had to be made up for with finesse and ability. Contributing heavily to the cause this year were seniors Dan Cox and John Fowler. Dan Cox, guard, supported a 17 points per game average and center John Fowler scored at a pace of 11 points per game along with an average of seven rebounds. Sectionals sparked the cagers as they played well and defeated favorites Hammond High and Andrean, but lost i the final match to Gavit by two points. Boys’ Varsity Basketball — 71 By scanning the defensive positions, junior Rich Perez plan the pass to execute a drilled offensive play. Fancy footwork, long legs, and good aim enable junior Wally Wojcik to gain another two points against the opponent Calumet High. B-team Basketball Statistics Morton Opponent Highland Lake Central Griffith Calumet Lew Wallace Bishop.Noll Whiting Valparaiso Hobart E.C. Roosevelt Clark Hammond Tec Ga gjftoos gyel djary ndr p B-team Basketball — Front row: Steve Holmes, Gyure, Scott Lush, Coach Greg Jancich, Mike Ron Brandner, Chuck Morse, Rory Segally, Back Murray, Roy Perez, Mark Johnson, manager row: manager Joe Nagy, Billy Brightwell, Skip Paul Wittberger. Holiday Tournj Hammond High Stopping his opponent from driving towards the basket, junior Mike Murray forces a Warrior to shoot from out. As the Oilers’ defense attempts to block his shot, sophomore Roy Perez eyes the basket with the intention of scoring. 72 — Boys’ B-Team Basketball B-team,Frosh prepare for future Coach Greg Jancich and a group of talented underclassmen, put together an impressive B-team this season that should proceed to excel at the varsity ranks in the near future. Despite the loss of sophomores Phil Elo and Darin Bensinger to varsity competition, the B-team went on to an inspiring 11-8 season. Led by sophomore Scott Lush, who scored 20 points or more four times this season, along with junior Mike Murray and soph Roy Perez, the squad’s accomplishments included exciting victories in its opening and final games. The junior varsity team ousted Highland 51-46 in its first game and defeated Munster 52-43 in its final effort. Winning eight out of their first eleven, including four in a row, topped the season as the Govs blazed through the first half. “We started the year off with a bang and kept it going for over half the season, commented sophomore Mark Johnson. The team then suffered a few close losses; however, we still finished with a respectable record.” After victories in its first two conference games against rivals Gavit and Clark, the freshman team lost five of its remaining six games and ended the season with a 3-5 conference record for the “A” team. The overall season record was 6-12. Many of the games that the squad lost were decided by only a few points and those close encounters could have easily been victories according to Freshman Coach Richard Volbrecht. Leading scorers for the “A” team were Jeff Schneider, Tom Miskovich, Randy Cummins, and Rusty Hall. These players also led the team in rebounding. The “A” teams ' most valuable player was Jeff Schneider, and the captain was Tom Miskovich as voted by freshman team members. The Freshman also had a “B” squad which compiled an 8-5 overall record and a perfect 4-0 conference record. They were led in scoring by Aaron Soto, Mike Holper, Bill Aguilera, and Paul Sojka. Holper led the rebounding category. Freshman Basketball Team — Front row: Brian Adams, Dan Churilla, Jeff Oros, manager Oavid McNash, Rob Avenetti, Dennis Greaney. Second row: Jeff Schneider, Bill Aguilera, Rusty Hall, Aaron Soto, John Marosi. Back row: Nick Bokon, Randy Cummins, Mike Chance, Tom Miskovich, Mike Holper, Paul Sojka, Dave Dowling, Coach Rick Volbrecht. A captive audience listens closely for new instructions from Coach Rick Volbrecht to adjust the defense and hold on to a slim lead. Freshman Basketball Statistics 9 Morton Clark Munster Andrean Hnk E.C. Lake E.C. Washington A 55 Highland A 42 38 ‘ 34 46 r f £ Vhiting a!£ .mT W W h Freshman Basketball — 73 Girls do it again! 2 nd straight year “I expected the team to finish off with a 7-7 record, but as it turned out, we were one of the better teams in the area with a 15-3 season,” commented Varsity Basketball Coach Letty Hicks. The girls basketball team was expected to finish with a .500 season; but with a lot of hard work and playing 110% every game, the cagerettes finished 15-3 along with capturing the Hammond Sectional Title for the second consecutive year. With a well-balanced scoring attack, the Governors upset some of the highly ranked teams of the Region. One of the biggest upsets came when Morton ran over Munster 49-29 with junior Mary Stanny With good rebound positioning, senior Janice Jazyk grabs control of the ball to start Morton on an offensive attack. 74 — Girls Basketball Girls B-Team Basketball — First Row: Jane Herring, Sue Bardoczi, Linda Vercimak, Brenda Edwards. Second Row: Nancy Hladek, Lyn Algozine, Sue Sliwa, Robbin McNash. Third Row: Joyce Matonovich, Candy Ballard, Monette Martone. Fourth Row: Sharon Ratajczak, Debbie McClean, Sandy Hlad, Coach Pat Premetz. 4ai£»v puts flHEill back HBf up for J£ points. scoring a game high of 12 points. Drawing a crowd of nearly 1,200 Morton took on number 1 state- ranked E.C. Roosevelt only to fall short by nine points. During sectional play the Governors came on top by defeating Gavit 57-50 in the opening game. The next night the Governors went on to beat Bishop Noll 54-42 and Hammond High 65-41 for the title. In Regional play the following Saturday the girls were upset by Gary Roosevelt 53-52. B-Team finished off its season with a 14-3 record. They also captured the Lake Shore Conference Title by defeating E.C. Washington 37-33 to top off the year. Bishop Noll 36 38 Valparaiso 45 51 Gavit 63 67 Griffith 59 60 Hammond High ‘38 61 Clark Hammond Tech Munster $1 67 19 63 A 49 Whiting 8 46 Calumet 41 50 Portage E.C. Roosevelt Highland 34 42 58 48 39 E.C. Washington 48 63 Gavit Bishop Noll Hammond High fegftgfels “T Gary i X % Girls Varsity Basketball — Front Row: Hicks, Mgr. Laura Spudic, Renee Polochak, Brenda Edwards, Mary McCree, Lori Burns, Karen Brilmyer, Mary Stanny, JoAnn Robbin McNash, Sandy Hlad, Ruth Drake, Stribiak, Janice Jazyk, assistant coach Renee Vermejan. Back Row: Coach Letty Pat Premetz. Taking advantage of an open shot, senior Ruth Drake shoots from out as seniors Janice Jazyk, Renee Polochak and junior Mary Stanny go in for the rebound. Girls Basketball — 75 Sarwacinski competes at state What happened when some of last year’s most promising swimmers failed to return to the swim team? Was it all over before it began for the ’77-78 swim team? Jobs and class schedule problems forced some swimmers to drop out from the swim team. “It was a combination of laziness, or what you would call senioritis, and supposedly wanting to get jobs to make money for various reasons. Why a person wants to start working in high school, when he has to do it for the rest of his life is beyond me,” commented Coach Bob Hunt. Inspite of the loss of some of the team members, the tankmen placed third in the Lake Shore Conference, set five new school records, and finished the season with a 7-4 mark. During Conference competition, seniors Scott Wilson, and Dale Snyder and juniors Roger Edwards, and Rob Taylor broke the 200-medley relay record at 1:58.2. Recording the time of 24.1, Edwards set a new 50-yard freestyle record. With the time of 2:14.0 senior Joe Sliwa broke the 200-yard individual medley record, while Wilson recorded the time of 1:00.5 for the 100-yard backstroke. Taylor set the record for the 100-yard breaststroke with the time of 1:07.5. Sectionals brought triumph to Snyder as he set a new school record for the 100-yard butterfly at 59.2, and to the team of Edwards, Sliwa, Snyder and sophomore Scott Tomsic as they broke the 400-yard freestyle relay with the time of 3:34.8. There’s a first time for everything, and for the tankmen, it came when senior A1 Sarwacinski placed first in sectional diving competition. Sarwacinski totaled 453 points for his dives, which earned him a trip to state. He placed 22nd out of 49 divers. Timerettes — Front Row: Amel Maximose Allison Soto, Karen Lipka. Back (captain), Jami Snyder, Pam Zabinski, Row: Tina Alaniz, Bridget Bigler, Dana Molodet, Chris Lelito, Amy Lisa Mish, Sandy Sahulcik, Becky Lauer, Cindy Deal, Katy Egan, Barrett, Mary Kulesa. F Forever pushing to beat the clock, senior Joe Sliwa performs the 100- yd. butterfly at the Noll meet. Record breaking time of 1:00.5 set by Scott Wilson brought him victory in the 100-yd. backstroke during LSC. 76 — Varsity Swimming Varsity Swimming Statistics P «w«fc Opponent Morton Hammond Tech 100 Chesterton 88 84 Hammond High 99 73 Griffith 75 94 Horace Mann 62 82 Portage 83 89 Lowell 72 96 Clark 72 90 Highland 96 73 Bishop Noll 107 65 Gavit 65 96 Lake Shpre Conference 3rd place Swimming Team — Front Row: Doug Fork, Mark Fazio, Jeff Herring, Bill Lutzenburger, Dave Murchek, Paulette Murchek, Chris Wilson, Al¬ fonso Gallegos. Second Row: Coach Peter Kolperzinski, Pam Fork, A1 Sarwacinski, A1 Ramirez, Scott Tomsic, Bob Misanik, Ken Balczo, Nora Csicsko, Coach Bob Hunt. Third Row: Rob Taylor, Brian Higgins, Tim Downey, Dale Snyder, Roger Edwards, Scott Wilson, Joe Sliwa. Varsity Swimming — 77 Victorious in his individual match, senior Mike Prljevic counters an under-hook against his opponent during the Whiting match. Desperately struggling to regain the advantage, junior Kevin Hulsey attempts to overpower his opponent. .. Varsity Wrest ling Stati istics Opponent 1 51 ! 30 40 uMbrton Hammond High EX!. Washington Bishop Noll s 14 Gavit 45 16 Horace Mann 14 46 Clark 40 27 Highland 46 11 Hammond Tech 36 24 Whiting 33 12 E.C. Roosevelt 20 40 mi vm r B-Team Wrestling — First Row: Mike Rataczak, Mark Baton, Greg Gallegos, Sean Egan. Second Row: Frank Gill, Randy Spotten, Craig Rowe, Jamie Klisurich, Kevin Hulsey. Third Row: Chuck Appelquist, Tom Ramberg, Tony Gresham, Ken Daniels, Stanley Potter. Fourth Row: Coach Bob Serafin, Joe Munoz, Mike Bermingham, Ed Kielbasa, Dan Bryant. 78 — Varsity Wrestling Wrestlers encounter challenge “Despite our many losses due to lack of experience, our team has to be credited with the improved attitude it had this year,” expressed senior Mike Prljevic. Problems of an inexperienced and young team were revealed in this year’s varsity wrestling season with only six returning veterans. “Rebuilding seems to be the word used to describe this year,” explained varsity coach Fred Kepler. Winning two of their last six matches, the grapplers consider the match against E.C. Washington their highlight win. Remaining close throughout the match, victory appeared to rest on the shoulders of junior Joe Banasiak. With the score tied, Banasiak went on to pin his opponent and pull Morton through 33-30. The match against Horace Mann provided an easy triumph for the grapplers as they overcame the Horsemen by a 32 point spread. Commenting on the past season, Mr. Kepler stated that the outstanding wrestlers were John Browning, due to his four years experience on varsity, and his becoming a ’77 conference champ, as well as John Davenport for consistency in winning. Using every muscle in his body, senior John Browning tries to position his opponent for a pin. With thoughts of adding 3 points to the grapplers score, freshman Craig Rowe contemplates his next move against Tech. sophomore Phil Markovich as he willfull; tries to pin his Hammond opponent. Varsity Wrestling — 79 Boy’s Varsity Tennis Statistics Opponent Morton Gary Roosevelt , 1-4 East Chicago Washington 4-1 Hammond Tech 0-5 Griffith 5-0 Gavit 3-2 Clark 3-2 Hammond High 2-3 Gary West Side 0-5 Bishop Noll 5-0 E.C. Roosevelt 0-5 Whiting 0-5 Crown Point 4 5-0 Boys B-Teatn Tennis — Front Row: Coach Phil Hruskovich, Jim Krachenfels, Rene Martinez, Bill Golon, Mike Price, Aaron Soto, David Bensinger, Chris Polochak, Jim Barrick. Striving for perfect placement on the court, senior Russ Bollhorst connects with a back¬ hand to gain another point against Munster. 80 — Boy’s Varsity Tennis Bollhorst leads Govs, captures no. 2 singles Point, game, set and match . . . Morton! These words were often heard out on the tennis courts as the rac ketmen finished their season with a 6-6 record. Playing consistent tennis throughout the year, senior Russ Bollhorst captured first place in number 2 singles. After being beaten in the first set 6-2, Bollhorst came back to defeat E.C. Washington’s Michael Kovacevic 6- 4, 6-4 in the next two sets. With long hard practices and more determination, the Governors managed to come back from a 3-12 season last year and finish the ’77 season successfully 6-6. Morton was Deftly reaching with a backhand swing, junior Jeff Bond displays his talent while competing in sectionals at Munster. lead throughout the year by juniors Jeff Bond, Joe Tumbiolo and senior Russ Bollhorst. Teaming up in doubles play junior Rich Perez and senior Bob Golon helped Morton to overcome conference foes Hammond High 6- 2, 7-5 and Clark 6-3, and 6-2. The Governors ended 5th in conference play. B-team didn’t see much action this year but when they did play they defeated Tech by shutting them out 4-0 and E.C. Roosevelt 2-1. Russ Bollhorst was named M.V.P. for the 77” season. Having picked a good draw for sectionals Morton defeated Hammond High 5-0 and went on to beat Tech in the semi-final match 4-1 only lose to Munster 5-0 in the finals. Boys’ Varsity Tennis — 81 Boy’s Varsity Tennis — Front row: Mike Chance, Rich Perez. Second row: Russ Bollhorst, Joe Tumbiolo, Jeff Bond, Brian Higgins, Bob Golon, asst, coach Mr. Phil Hruskovich. Skillfully displaying his backhand, senior Brian Higgins, helps Morton to overcome Tech in doubles play 6-1, 6-3. Morton defeated Tech for a conference win 5-0. Females compete at net With so many varsity girls returning from the ’76 season, Morton’s ’77 girls tennis team should have had a successful year, right? Wrong! “Due to various reasons three girls were lost before the season started. This, to a certain extent accounts for our losing season,” stated Mr. Darrell Johnson, varsity tennis coach. However, there were two bright spots during the season. Receiving runner-up honors in the City Tournament was Kathy Barrick. Showing promise were two younger players, sophomores Faith Marcinek and Jessica Aguilera winning several matches in the doubles competition during the season. Other highlights of the season included the victory over Clark with two close individual matches that finally allowed Morton to defeat the Pioneers 4-3, and the commanding defeat of Tech 7-0 “Both Mr. Hruskovich, B-team tennis coach, and I are looking forward to the ’78 season although it will definitely be a rebuilding year since we lost five of seven girls,” concluded Mr. Johnson. 1977 Girls’ Ttennis Statistics Girls Tennis Team — First Row: Janee Babbit, Carmela Abasolo, Kathy Howard, Kathy Collins, Second Row: Faith Marcinek, Angie Henderson, Shelly Gillespie. Third Row: Joyce Chovanec, Gretchen Thorsky, Sue Sliwa, Tina Sknerski, Sharon Adorjan. Fourth Row: Vanessa Brown, Debbie Bond, Jessia Aguilera, Nina Bell. Fifth Row: Pam Barrick, Mr. Darryl Johnson, Sue Barrera, Jewel Barron, Mr. Phil Hruskovich. Love, 15, Ace, Duece, Victory. Swinging into a backhand volley, sophomore Jessica Aguilera concentrates on holding up her end of the court. While learning the proper techniques of serving, soph. Gretchen Thorsky stretches to meet the ball and follows through with her stroke. 82 — Girls Tennis Practice, hard work, and endurance enable senior Lauri Vana to win the 880-yard race at the Gavit-Munster-Morton triangular meet. ■Highland Girls track team goes for long run! More depth and a better attitude appear to be the reasons for an improved ’77 season for the girls track team. “Because we had more people entering each event, our chances of placing in that event were increased,” explained Mary McCree. Two-hour long practices, with full effort put out by the team members aided the cinderwomen to achieve an overall record of five wins, five losses and a tie with Gavit during the Munster-Gavit- Morton triangular meet. Setting impressive records for the Governors in the ’77 season were: McCree in the 220-yard dash at 27.5 and Kathy Young high-jumping at 4’8”. Team efforts which produced positive results were: McCree, Ruth Drake, Cindy Deal, and Karen Szczudlak in the 880-yard relay, with a record of 1:56.0. At 2:04.0 Drake, Deal, Theresa Janskly, and Marilyn Landfald set a new school record in the medley relay. As the only cinderwoman representing the Governors at the ’77 sectionals, Gayle Szczudlak proved worthy of the honor by setting the new sectional record of 17’7” for the running long jump, where she placed first. After coaching the girls track team for four years, Miss Susan Woodfill relinquished her duties to Miss Olive Wade, mathematics teacher, who coached the ’78 girls track team. Nicksic, Beth Saculla, Ronda Reid, Pam Marlow. Fourth Row: Nancy Hladek, Sheila Soltys, Lori McBride, coach Olive Wade. Team members practice daily to improve their performance. Girls’ Track Team — First Row: Gail Hess, Tracy Osanna, Denise Hilton. Second Row: Monette Martone, Mary McCree, Theresa Herbert, Geralyn Swiger, Sharri Bryce. Third Row: Priscilla Purnick, Nancy Jazyk, Lynn Girls Track — 83 taV Track With five new school records, including a new time set in the 440- yard run, alumnus Jerry Markovich qualifying for the high hurdles in the regionals, plus a fine all around effort in every meet, the ’77 track season was fairly successful. Senior Jeff Jankowski, along with alumni Malcolm Wickramasekara, Jerry Markovich, and Bill Hood, set new records in their respective events. Breaking the mile record at 4.29 and the two mile record at 9.54, Wickramasekara received honors of CO-MVP. Also receiving the CO-MVP award was Jerry Markovich, who set a record breaking time of 14.8 in the high hurdles and later qualified for the regionals. Other school records were broken by Bill Hood in the indoor shot-put with a throw of 51’1” and Jeff Jankowski’s time of 50.3 in the 440. One of the highlights of the season occurred when the cindermen grabbed 2nd place in the competitive Hammond High School Relays. The Governors also managed to capture 3rd in the Lake Shore Conference. The varsity squad ended the season with a dual record of 8-5 and a composite record of 37-32. “Last season didn’t go as well as we expected, stated senior Shaw Collins. Our outdoor meets were definitely our downfall.” This ’78 season, there were ten returning lettermen, including senior standouts Shaw Collins, Greg Swiercz, Jeff Jankowski, Rich Teran, Julian Chavez and Jeff Gardner who were coupled with many talented under¬ classmen that helped the varsity squad keep on track. 1977 Boys Varsity Track Statistics Opponent Lake Central Rela; L.S.C. Indoor Calumet Hammond High Lew Wallace 2nd 2nd Bishop Noll Hammond Tech 62 32 46 Gavit Clafk 56 ?9 ; 6 C Whiting E.C. Roosevelt 17 30 105 E.C. Washington Hammond High 21 68 66 Highland Relays Hammond High Relays Calumet Relays L.S.C. Outdoor Sectional 4th 2nd 7th 3rd 14th Varsity Track Team — First Row: Rene Martinez, Dave Murchek, Ron Kaminski, Tony Maddox, Craig Rowe, Bill Genduso, Joe Guerra, Pat Hall, Jeff Juscik, Alex Vermejan, Melvin Ortez, Dan Churilla, Paul Sojka, Doug Heller. Second Row: Ed Bowers, Coach Bill Archer, Rich Patlyek, Kevin Laurion, Rick Ramirez, Shaw Collins, Steve Petho, Joe Walters, Mark Riley, Jeff Jankowski, Ken Croft, John Lipka, A1 Frost, Bill Brightwell. Third Row: Steve Klosak, Mike Riffle, John Hayduk, Bob Smith, A1 Ramirez, Dick White, Bucky Daniels, Skip Gyure, Greg Swiercz, Rich Teran, Stan Potter, Ron Brandner, Mark Sertic and Jeff Gardner. Boys Track — 85 12 overtimes result in City Title Two soccer teammates reminisced about the ’77 season ... “The ’77 season seemed like the hardest earned championship, since I’ve been at Morton. We had ten starters back from the ’76 season which helped us win the fourth consecutive Lake Shore Conference and the Hammond City Tournament titles,” commented Perry Rubino. “Yea, I remember the game against our rival Hammond High, when it almost took us four quarters before Mike Wimmer tallied the only goal in the game (1-0),” explained Mike Prljevic. “Mike, do you realize that in our first five games our defense allowed only one goal, while our offense tallied 19 goals, increasing our record to 5-0,” stated Perry. “Sure, Munster was the only team able to score against us during that time, which occurred on a penalty kick,” agreed Mike. “In the first half of the season we just dominated our opponents. We had sole position in the LSC league,” added Perry. “In the second half of the season we outscored our opponents scoring 19 goals, allowing only five against us and with one hard fought loss,” continued Mike. “Yea, Les Eagan had a bad break against Munster. I thought he had the ball stopped for sure, but then he lost control of the ball resulting in the 2-1 final victory in favor of Munster,” replied Perry. “I thought the previous two games against Hammond High 2-0 and Tech 3-1, were an indication of the terrible outcome against the Mustangs, because of a lack¬ luster offensive performance when we only scored five goals combined,” commented Mike. “We bounced back quite well as we won our next three games in a row, to finish with a 11-1 record in the LSC title. It was fortunate that we had relatively weak opponents in the next coming weeks. We walked over Noll 3-1, Gavit 5-0, and Clark 4-2,” added Perry. “As the tournament neared, Mr. Bob Hunt came out to assist in conditioning drills, which proved vital in the 12 overtimes in the final game against Munster. Despite his tough tactics, the team listened very well and proved to be numero uno,” explained Mike. “Coach Pimentel’s strategic moves in the championship game paid off as when MVP Mark Ramberg was ejected. That left us with only ten players and the coach had to rearrange his entire offense and defense. This match marked a first in Indiana history, as it was the longest game played on record,” stated Perry. “In regulation time, there was a mere five seconds left, when Ron Billings scored to tie the game 1-1. Then after more of an hour of over¬ time play, Randy Segally came through with 12 seconds left in the 12th overtime to score the winning goal and our fourth consecutive cham¬ pionship,” concluded Mike. As proof of the tough s eason, the soccer team lost the services of Darrell Huebner due to two broken legs in competition, and Scott Orich for his dislocated shoulder. Soccer Team — First Row: Robert Silaj, Sean Egan, Jeff Herring, mgr. Mike Ankoviack, Jeff Oros, Joe Nagy, Karl Bejasa, Mike Raraczak. Second Row: Ed Sanchez, Glenn Lederman, Joe Mackaday, Jim Bac, Jim Donoho, Perry Rubino, Mark Rebey, Ed Figuly, Tom Ramberg, Jeff DeRolf, Jerry Martin. Third Row: coach John Pimentel, Mario Matakovic, Phil Markovich, Tony Soy, Mike Prljevic, Dean Rubino, Paul Markovich, Rick Thompson, Larry Demko, Mark Hall, Ken Kolodziej. Soccer During the City Tournament, Mike Prljevic Hustling for the ball, senior Ed uses the heading technique to advance Sanchez attempts to regain the ball the ball down the field. stolen by a Noll opponent. jdb 19 7J5ocper Statistics Opponent Hammond High Hammond Tegl} Munster Bishop Noll Gavit Clark Hammond High Hammond Tech Munster Bishop mill Gavit .Clark 4 Morton City Tournamei Hammond Tech Munster Footloose and fancy free, junior Ken Kolodziej drives towards the ball for a penalty kick during practice. Soccer — 87 What a line-up! Golf Coach Onie Penzato proudly points to the Governor’s squad at the Lake Shore Conference Golf Tournament. Del ache, Vau ter par for the course “We had a fairly decent record of 19-11, since we only started with two returning lettermen,” stated Golf Coach Onie Penzato. The ’77 season was lead by lettermen Chris Delache and Lou Vauter both having one of their best years. “Having played varsity since freshman year, with their experience and talent Delache and Vauter can compete against the best in the area,” explained Coach Onie Penzato. For the ’77 season Delache and Vauter both shot a round of 36 and 80, 81 respectively to give Morton a victory over conference-rival Clark. “The ’78 season looks good if the young members of the team do well for us,” stated Coach Onie Penzato. Also returning for Morton are Mike Vercimak and Dave Doan to lead the Govs. During the ’78 season Morton set goals as to what they would accomplish for the year, such as to take firsts in the Lake Hills Invitational, Conference Tourney, Rensselaer Invitational and to place in Sectionals. One of their biggest goals was to win the Conference and knock out top ranked rival Gavit. Powerful strokes are needed to lessen the distance as Chris Delache begins his drive toward the hole. Striving for a perfect stance and focusing his eyes on the ball, Mike Vercimak tees off at a late afternoon practice session. 88 — Boys Golf With a small bucket of practice golf balls Chris Delache and Lou Vauter prepare to warm up before an important tournament round at Lake Hills. 1977 Golf Team — Front Row: Lou Vauter Chris Delache, Mike Vercimak, Bob Soto, Ed Kielbasa, Nick D’Angelo, Coach Onie Penzato. Boys Golf 1977 Golf Statistics Opponent Munster 16 - 64 Andrean 155] 164 Gavit 164j 178 Bishop Noll 178 Hammond High 180 172 Whiting . 211 172 E.C. Roosevelt 187 168 Hammond Tech 193 168 Griffith 181 160 Hanover 155 159 Clark 165 164 E.C. Washington 213 164 Andrean 164 185 Gavit 1611 169 Bishop Noll 17CT 169 Hammond High 189 173 Clark 163 171 E.C. Washington 216 17% Highland 176 175 ' 1 Hammond High 185 165 Whiting 200 165 Griffith 164 164 Hanover 177 174 Clark 177 174 Hammond High 176 169 Griffith 179 169 Clark 161 166 Munster 162 T66 Rensselaer Invitational 8th out of 25 Just safely making it back to first base Dan Cox sighs with relief and thinks about whether he should try to steal second again, as Morton romped Whiting 6-4. Practice makes perfect. This motto seems to be true as sophomore Darin Bensinger shows perfect stance at baseball practice while trying to improve his batting average. 1978 Baseball Team — Front Row: Mark Mattingly, Ed Darryl Simko. Second Row: Coach Jack Georgas, Mclver, Tom Reigel, Marc Bukowski, Mike Cowan, Coach Greg Jancich, Greg Brandner, Dan Cox, Rory Segally, Brad Bobowski, Dave Grubesic, Kevin Polkinghorn, Mike Sapyta, Phil Elo, Paul Zedov, Darin Bensinger, Tom Benedict. The varsity baseball team finished off their season winning 18 out of 29 starts. 90 — Varsity Baseball Diamondmen pitch winning season 18-11 The diamondmen finished the ’77 a conference victory the Governors year off with a winning season only to be eliminated in the first game of sectionals by E.C. Washington 8-4. Morton had a good year all around with Dan Cox leading the batting average with .344; Darryl Simko, .333; and Mike Cowan, .296 to help the Governors finish the year off with a 18-11 record. Some of the highlights occurred when the Governors took on Lake Central and 3 runs were scored on consecutive doubles by Don Starkey, Kevin Polkinghorn and Scott Gyure to give Morton a 4-0 victory. Morton defeated Munster 7-6 when Darryl Simko slammed a homerun over the fence to clinch the game. For Energetic wind-ups grant relief pitcher Darryl Simko an opportunity to sharpen his pitching precision. defeated Hammond High 6-3 when Mike Cowan and Mike Daniels scored on a homerun by Dan Cox. Losing by 4 runs going into the 7th inning a walk to Ed Mclver and back-to-back hits by Mike Cowan, Kevin Polkinghorn, Dave Grubesic, and Darryl Simko gave Morton the decision of a 7-6 victory over Clark. One of Morton’s biggest victories came when the diamondmen defeated Highland 7-4. Runs were scored on back-to-back triples by Mike Cowan and Dave Slupczynski and a hit by Darryl Simko. Two more runs came in on a double by Mark Bukowski and a triple by Kevin Polkinghorn. 1977 Varsity Baseball Statistics Opponent JkM torton Lake Central 0 5 T.F. North ■i P 1 Munster 6 §7 Griffith : 0 13 Clark 0 V 1 Bishop Noll 5 2 Whiting 1 7 Griffith 0 3 E.C. Roosevelt 9 7 Gavit 3 1 Gary Westside 2 jm 3 Gary Westside 3? 5 Hammond High 3 6 E.C. Washington 4 0 Bishop Noll 2 3 Whiting 4 6 Calumet 2 3 Calumet 3 1 E.C. Roosevelt 4 1 Clark 6 7 Gavit 15 3 Hammond Tech 1 15 Highland 4 7 E.C. Washington 0 Hammond High 12 7 Highland Gary Westside 11 13 Gary Westside 5 6 s Valparaiso 1 6 Sectionals E.C. Washington 8 4 Varsity Baseball — 91 SsaGScDoos What organization existed in 1954 and still exists today? a. Kamikazee Pilots’ Club b. The National Nailbiters Club c. The National Honor Society Answer: c. The National Honor Society A new and added meaning to the word ‘school’ can be found through participation in organizations. Governors find enjoyment through involvement in activities. Clubs enable students to take a break from the strain of schoolwork. Hobbies and interests can grow or Legion with the variety of clubs available to the students at Morton. The adventurous student receives an opportunity to try his luck on the slopes by joining the Ski Club. Members journey to nearby ski resorts to enjoy a day in the fresh outdoors. Animal-loving Governors acquire new knowledge through membership in the Zoology Club. Animals are studied both by observation and by running various experiments. Well-liked hobbies, already enjoyed by Morton students, are also a part of organizations. For those who like picture¬ taking, the Photo Club proves to be the right club for them. Belonging to the club enables members to take and compare pictures and experiment with new equipment. Organizations such as the Mixed Choir, Concert Choir, and the Band enable students with musical talent to further improve their skill. Student interests have grown through the years. Morton’s clubs have also grown to provide fun and enjoyment to Governors. 92 — Organizations Top Hat reminisces, celebrates twenty-five years of publication yearbook (yirbook), n. a book published annually, containing information, statistics, etc. about the year. Of course, this is just the basic idea of an annual. Creativity and imagination are added to the foundation to result in a book which expresses the students’ mood for a particular school year. Designing layouts and writing copy involve the majority of time spent towards yearbook production. Captions must explain more than what the picture obviously presents, and a layout must magnetize the readers to it. Inventing interesting group poses also plays an important role. “Although it’s fun, it’s a lot of work. But after all the deadlines are met, you feel a rewarding sense of accomplishment,” commented sports co-editor Amel Maximose. Throughout the year, Top Hat staffers further contributed to the 1978 edition by taking part in yearbook sales and distribution, and by selling advertisements to local businesses. To sum up the changes that occur in twenty-five years, the theme “Growing Up” was chosen. “We decided upon this theme to emphasize Top Hat’s silver anniversary and to point out the difference between the era of the old Morton and the new,” co¬ editors Beth Crowe and Chris Diehl explained. For the first time in four years, Top Hat received the highest yearbook rating possible, All- American, from the National Scholastic Press Association for the 1976 edition. To learn new layout trends, co-editors Beth Crowe and Chris Diehl attended institutes at Culver Military Academy and Indiana University. Section Editors — Front Row: Pam Kasper, Joan Bliss, Lori Mambourg, Amel Maximose, Renee Polochak, Katy Egan. Second Row: Shari Brehmer, Liz Highsmith, Karen Elo, Pam Stricklin, Dan Novakowski, Nancy Szydlowski. Third Row: Tami Lambert, Joyce Chovanec, Suzie Prange, Terri Clinton, Beth Plaskett. Back Row: Steve Martinez, Phil Kizziah. All section editors, like Karen Elo, spend hours after school for deadline completion. 94 — Top Hat New dark room usage aids both Top Hat and Mortonite, as junior Jerry Misiewich develops pictures for both staffs. Edge Editors: Jewel Barron, Sue Jones, Valerie Goginsky, Sandy Petkovich, MaryBeth Colello, Amy Bell, Kathy Kolbus, Debbie Swaffar, Pam Kasper, Lynn Nowacki, Debbie Lynk, Nancy Ziel, Lori Burns, Dena Hauprich, Michele Bac, Terri Kallok, Michele Jones, Evelyn Mick, Lisa Mish, Karen Brilmyer. Despite the distracting eyes of Shari Brehmer, Lori Burns, Michele Bac, Dena Hauprich, and MaryBeth Colello, Steve Martinez finds time to finish typing his sports story. Top Hat — 95 IH assembly line fashion, reporters Janice F|ey, Janet Peregoy, Robbin McNash and Nada Vranic rush to count Mortonites for on time distribution during homeroom. imoRTonuc Volume 26 1977-1978 Darkroom develops fast picture return Quill Scroll — Front Row: Dan Novakowski, Katy Egan, Karen Elo, Julie Marcinek, Donna Heins, Debbie Lynk. Second Row: Nancy Szydlowski, MaryBeth Colello, Lori Mambourg, Tami Lambert, Joyce Chovanec, Pam Stricknn, Beth Plaskett. Third Row: Liz Highsmith, Amel Maximose, Renee Polochak, Terri Clinton, Suzie Prange, Joan Bliss, Perry Rubino, Pam Fork, Nancy Roquet, Shari Brehmer, Janice Frey, Phil Kizziah. Back Row: Steve Martinez, Chris Diehl, Larry Demko, Greg Swiercz, Mike Murray. 96 — Mortonite, Quill Scroll Eighteen students filed into Room 238 at Morton Senior High School on August 23. They were later identified as members of the Mortonite staff, starting their first issue of their 1977-1978 publication to insure its delivery on the first day of school. Reporters began interviewing news sources and gathering information to be transformed later into stories. Photographers busied themselves at taking pictures and developing them. Later, staffers arranged page layouts and finished the headlines. Then Mortoniters completed the final stage by sending paste-ups to the printer. “The biggest challenge in being page one editors is coordinating the modular style and still having the page look eye-catching,” stated Donna Heins and Mike Murray. Not only did the Mortonite staff change printers to the Calumet Press, but the school furnished a publications darkroom. This way, photographers developed pictures in school rather than sending them to Bodie’s. “The darkroom is a definite asset, although it’s small. But we’re just starting it out and in a couple of years it should be fully equipped,” added photographer Jerry Misiewich. Editors decided to use a new type and layout style this year. Julie Marcinek, layout editor explained, “Now we use only three basic headline types to give the paper a more uniform look. It makes it easier to read and improves its appearance. We learned this technique at IU’s Journalism Institute last summer.” New style simplified Ceremony initiates dedicated staffers It all starts with lighting a candle and repeating an oath. This, along with a year of dedicated work to either Top Hat or Mortonite, initiates staffers into the honorary Quill Scroll society. At the annual Quill Scroll banquet, where the ceremony took place, new editors from both Top Hat and Mortonite are announced. “Quill Scroll is more than a ceremony at the Publications banquet. It honors students in the field of journalism,” added Greg Swiercz. Society members elected Greg Swiercz, president; Nancy Roquet, vice-president; Beth Crowe, program chairman; and Suzie Prange, secretary-treasurer as officers this year. Upon entrance to the club, each member receives a charm or pin and a Quill Scroll magazine subscription. Mortonite Editors: managing editor Page Editors — Front Row: Michelle Marks, Pam Greg Swiercz, layout editor Julie Fork, Donna Heins, Larry Demko. Back Row: Marcinek, and copy editor Nancy Roquet. Perry Rubino, Dan Kraly, Mike Murray. Mortonite, Quill Scroll — 97 blah$ After pitching stacks of 1962 discipline codes and broken Christmas tree lights, cabinet members set out to redecorate the Student Association office during the summer. Red and grey paint covered the walls and new curtains hung in every window to complete the Association’s first major project of the year. Anxious freshmen piled into the large auditorium on August 31 looking for answers to their many questions. At the parent-student orientation, Association members helped explain the what’s and where’s of classes by leading the rookie-high-schoolers on a guided tour of Morton. Brainstorming for Homecoming Spirit Week ideas became an important job for Association members as did elections for the Queen and Freshman Attendants. The dance, featuring Raven, required refreshment stand, coat check and decoration workers. Music accompanying lunch hours? The new Association- purchased juke box brought popular tunes to the cafeteria during 4th and 5th periods. As January 14 crept closer on the calendar, Winter Semi-Formal committees formed and held meetings. Officers, senators and the cabinet chose “Grand Illusion” as the theme, carried it out through decorations, and took part in band selection. Money-making projects such as bake sales, car washes, and working at the Culture Festival by setting up stages and chairs built up funds for this gala affair. r -v uVFV m rw f I] Hlh - LW am ' s fc Cabinet — Front Row: JoAnn Stribiak, Suzie Prange, Sandy Bakker. Second Row: Dave Grubesic, Jim Turner, Jeff Zurowski, Joan Bliss, Barb Mandichak, Renee Polochak, Kathy Szopa, Tracey Rotenberg, Bridget Bigler, John Greene. Back Row: Jodi Kozlowski, Donna Heins, Georganne Stoming, Peggy Scott, Clarissa Carpen, Sherry Crum, Lori Burns, Shari Brehmer, Lorraine Bundy, Mary Bernacki. Cabinet members vote on school issues. 98 — Student Association Student Association Officers — Dan Cox (vice-president), Katy Egan (recorder), Russ Bollhorst (president). Senators — Front Row: Mark Noldin, Chris Polochak. Second Row: Faith Marcinek, Dena Hauprich, Kathy Young, Jerry Irvine. Back Row: Susan Sliwa, Tom Smitka, Tina Stripka, Chris Companiott, Jackie Catania, Cathy Chance. Inside-out day, part of Homecoming Spirit Week, presents problems as Bob Wolanin, Ron Salach, and Len Burleson struggle to find money for the snack machine. Student Association — 99 Members display talent Television stardom — just a band cancellation away. The Morton Band came close to marching in the annual Chicago Christmas Parade, aired locally, by being placed first on a waiting list. In addition to marching in the Hammond Christmas and Hessville Memorial Day and Little League Parades, the band showed its imagination by creating different half-time formations at all home football games. Pep Band ignited spirit by playing the rousing school song. The musicians presented their knack for playing instruments at the winter concert. While Orchestra and Stage Band executed the modern pieces, the Marching Band performed all the classical versions. Citrus fruit and candy sales brought funds to the band treasury. These proceeds went for new sheet music, uniforms, buses for trips, and instruments and their repairs. Stage Band — Front Row: Dan Loser, Jim White. Second Row: Greg Easton, Tom Stultz, Brian Graben, Rich Teran, Sandi Sonaty. Third Row: Cindy Volkman, Dan Leismer, Ray LaPosa, Pam Magginnis, Phil Chepregi, Jim Roach, Chris Diehl. Fourth Row: Craig Warner, John Livingston, Brian Hemmerich, Mrs. Glenda Kolar, Doug Ellison, Mary Jameyfield. Back Row: Bob Fought, Vince Cole, Kevin McCabe. 100 — Band, Stage Band Band — Front Row: Becky Detterline, Sandi Sonaty, Lori King, Cheryl Alberts. Second Row: Mary Jameyfield, Sean Egan, Diane Skeen, Jody Nichols, Lynda Hemmerich. Third Row: Sue Benn, Lois Cutie, Tammy Downing, Tina Sknerski, Sue Sterling, Robin Easton, Doug Ellison, Candy Ballard, Ray LaPosa, Rich Buckner. Fourth Row: Robin Hall, Lisa Fellows, Brenda Dickey, Joe Guerra, Debra Porter, Sue Bardoczi, Dana Ford, Margaret Bardoczi, Theresa Sanchez, Dan Leismer, Bob Fought. Back Row: Vince Cole, Darren Highsmith, Dan Loser, Ron Fary, Jewel Barron, Brenda Edwards, Andy Blife, Mrs. Glenda Kolar. Band — Front Row: Tracy Franklin, Juanita Munoz. Sandy Hooper, Chris Reid. Second Row: Pam Magginnis, Ed Fryer, Gayle Harris, Gregg Jen, Robin Halcarz, Barb Iddings. Third Row: Margie Ruiz, Robbie Scheffer, Jim Roach, Frank Gallegos, Donna Harris, Jim Ignas, Jackie Hayes, Rich Teran, Brian Graben. Fourth Row: Kevin McCabe, Rich Young, Jerry Kovasz, Darrell Barnes, Greg Easton, Ray LaPosa, Garry Kovasz, Brian Hemmerich, John Livingston, Craig Warner. Back Row: Phil Chepregi, Pam Casper. Orchestra — Front Row: Gregg Jen, Gayle Harris, Priscilla Purnick, Sharon Skeen, Ruth Lipka, Pam Davis, Becky Detterline, Sandi Sonaty, Lori King, Cheryl Alberts. Second Row: Chris Diehl, Pam Casper, Mary Jameyfield, Sean Egan, Diane Skeen, Tina Sknerski, Greg Easton, Rich Teran, Brian Graben, Cindy Volkman. Third Row: Pam Magginnis, Phil Chepregi, Jim Roach, Doug Ellison, Brian Hemmerich, John Livingston, Craig Warner. Back Row: Bob Fought, Darren Highsmith, Jewel Barron, Vince Cole, Brenda Edwards, Ron Fary, Dave Loser, Mrs. Glenda Kolar (sponsor), Kevin McCabe. Band, Orchestra — 101 Choir records Christmas album Turntables spun with familiar Morton voices after Concert Choir recorded a Christmas Album. To make it appealing to all listeners, the music ranged from traditional to classical songs. Recommendations from surrounding high school choir directors prompted Delta Recording Company to contact Morton choir director, Mrs. Carol Loehrke. Not since 1968 has the choir tackled such a job. The singers proudly sold the finished product. Reorganization of the Girls and Boys Choirs meant the creation of Mixed Choir. A Girls Ensemble also formed, which took part in all Mixed Choir presentations. While Customers shopped through the aisles of Ribordy Drug Store, yuletide songs sounded as Ensemble members caroled. The Mixed Company also performed at the Indiana State Teachers Meeting and the Hammond- Whiting Junior Miss Pageant. For their Christmas Program, the choral department chose the theme, “Old Fashioned Christmas.” The Spring concert, entitled “Spring Fever,” featured both popular tunes and classical versions of songs. To take part in an All State Choir, Pat Nadon and Darrell Barnes journeyed to Bloomington, Indiana. Selections, made through auditions, enabled the two Governors to join the gifted group of 200. For the third year in a row, the Morton Choir received a first place in the state contest out of solo and entire choir categories. The drama department’s holiday production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors” allowed choir members to sing in the Christmas opera as an extra-curricular activity. xtra time and effort are an important factors in making harmony for Paulette Murchek, Laura Bewley, Rayelle Ramsey, and Carolyn Smitka. Concert Choir — Front Row: Karen Bundy, Candy Alexander, Pam Hadady, Sandy Sonaty, Cathy Hokenson, Clarissa Carpen, Marilyn Lee, Cecilia Saksa, Lisa Harwood, Rachel Martinez, Kim Easton, Marty Chambers, Chris Diehl, Cindy Volkman. Second Row: Tracy Rotenberg, Dawn Sabau, Becky Boyle, Sue Boilek, Georgina Swanson, Terri Spiro, Mary Jameyfield, Stephanie Oberc, Jewel Barron, Roberta Goodpaster, Pauline Schaller. Third Row: Darryl Mize, Doug Ellison, Jerry Irvine, Pat Lucky, Neil Wilson, Andy Vela, Mark Nevelo, Tim Guiden, Greg Blanton, Brent Theodore, Phil Vyner, Pat Nadon. Back Row: Darrell Barnes, Tim Stephens, Don Winston, Steve Martinez, Greg Easton, Kurt Valentine, Dan Young, Dan Rowe, Tim Crutchfield, Phil Kizziah, John Staples. 102 — Concert Choir Teresa Dodd, Debbie Burgeson, Debbie Lambert, Ramona Basinger, Juanita Munoz, Linda Spletzer, Jennifer Alberts, Margie Ruiz. Second Row: Cathy Chance, Jackie Lush, Cathy Kizziah, Barbara Gillis, Michele Weatherford, Mona Kosiba, Laurie Spletzer, Becky Sickles, Jamie Gray, Kim Parr, Daina Grzeczka. Back Row: Mike Neiswinger, Alan DeBold, Don King, Joe Matura, Mike Hatch, Ken Lewis, Barry McGuire, Greg Gambill, Brian Throgmorton, Keith Heddens, Dave Burton. Girls Ensembles — Front Row: Sharon Skeen, Bev Madison, Dawn Martin, Loree Cornelison. Second Row: Pam Magginis, Leticia Magana, Paulette Murchek, Nina Bell. Third Row: Georgene Sabau, Sue Vrahoretis, Pam Sullivan, Paulette Szczepanski, Jilayne Bartlett. Laura Bewely. Top Row: Rayelle Ramsey, Carol Smitka. Ensemble — Front Row: Pat Nadon, Cecilia Saksa, Doug Ellison, Roberta Goodpaster, John Staples, Lisa Harwood, Kim Easton, Neil Wilson, Sue Boilek, Jerry Irvine, Marilyn Lee, Greg Blanton. Back Row: Mark Nevelo, Sandy Sonaty, Darrell Barnes, Cindy Volkman, Chris Diehl, Greg Easton, Georgina Swanson, Clarissa Carpen, Andy Vela, Stephanie Oberc, Tim Guiden. Mixed Choir, Girls Ensemble, Ensemble — 103 Stage crew creates behind the scenes While the average person sits in the audience wondering what comes after intermission, 18 legs hurry behind the curtain setting up the next scene. These workers, known as Stage Crew, take charge of all backstage responsibilities. Constructing sets acts as the backbone of the crewmen’s work. Amateur carpenters come out of the woodwork to construct everything from tall buildings to small props. Artists contribute to the scenery by painting landscapes and murals on canvas backdrops. Whether it be play or choral department presentation, crew members run the stage lights. By blending colored lighting, they display their electronic know-how and create special effects. Costuming the cast becomes another fundamental task for the crew. By designing appropriate outfits, crew members help make the characters more realistic. To aid the audience, crewmen devise a program previewing the acts and songs. They further add to the performance by improvising sounds and working the curtains. In order to enter the honorary organization of Thespians, Theatre Guild members must earn 12 points — each point worth 10 hours of work. At the annual spring initiation, devoted crewmen and actors take an oath and recite a special cutting from a play. This year, Thespian alumni accepted invitations from the incoming members to attend the candlelight ceremony. Thespians — Front Row: Jerry Misiewich, Mark Nevelo, Neil Wilson, Sue Boilek, Bob Wolanin, Georgina Swanson, Dale Bensinger. After constructing a barrel for “The Clown Prince of Wanderlust,” crewmen Mike Marks, Dan Ladendorf and Jim Mick add color and prepare props for the stage. Stage Crew — Front Row: Jerry Misiewich, Dale Bensinger, Dan Ladendorf. Second Row: Bob Wolanin, Larry Cuipak, Neil Wilson. Back Row: Mike Marks, Jim Mick, Jim Ignas. 104 — Stage Crew, Thespians Special lighting techniques are necessary in getting the total effect of a play. Dale Bensinger, Larry Cuipak and Neil Wilson adjust the lightboard accordingly. When time dwindles and opening night inches closer, stage crew members Neil Wilson and Jim Ignas find themselves spending extra hours after school completing the sets. Stage Crew, Thespians — 105 106 — Cheerleaders B-team cheerleaders find no trouble firing up school spirit and getting the crowds rowdy as they cheer the team to a victory. “1,2,3,4 Go Governors Go!” yell varsity cheerleaders Dena Hauprich and Nancy Ziel to the crowd during halftime of the E.C. Washington game. Freshman Cheerleaders — Front Row: Shelley Geissendorfer, Carlene Bishop, Lee Ann O’drobinak (captain). Back Row: Debbie Calderon, Jackie Catania. B-Team Cheerleaders — Front Row: Kathy Young. Second Row: Lawrie Pastar. Third Row: Denise Listenberger, Georganne Stoming, Chris Lelito. Back Row: Faith Marcinek. Squad changes: rotates captain, adopts mascot Candle light bowling provided the unusual yet effective fund-raiser the cheerleaders needed for summer camp in Midland, Michigan. A dark Plaza Lanes hosted the “couples only” event; alley lights supplied the sole illumination in the building. For their imaginative mounts, jumps and crowd involvement techniques, the varsity squad received four ribbons. Junior Shari Brehmer commented, “By watching other squads at camp, we learned some new ideas that we can use to improve our own skills.” Instead of the traditional one squad captain, varsity cheerleaders rotated the position so that each could gain this experience. The captain of the month also served as mascot by wearing top hat and tails. At a summer clinic, cheerleaders taught middle school girls various cheering skills to prepare them for high school tryouts. The competition for best school squad resulted in the presentation of a trophy. “Quarry” entertained the sold out crowd at th e first dance of the year, sponsored by the cheerleaders. Three car washes added more dollar signs to the treasury and enabled the B-team squad to buy new uniforms. Cheerleaders — Pom-pon — Front Row: Jill Monos, Candy Felty, Janet Cunningham, Debbie Wojcik, JoAnn Stribiak, Tina Stripka, Linda Lipkovich, Michele Bac. Second Row: Bonnie Ramirez, Kathy Szopa, Sue Boilek, Barb Mandichak, Debbie Swaffar, Diana Coots, Becky Gardner. Back Row: Karen Dauksza, Tina Coots, Chris Rogala, Ruby Teran, Debbie Hendrix. Showing her Christmas spirit, Santa’s helper senior Bonnie Ramirez dances to “Jungle Bell Rock” during a half-time performance at the Morton-Lew Wallace game. Twirlers — Front Row: Cathy Nowak. Second Row: Angie Henderson, Laurie Deckar, Karen Carmon, Tammy Aguilar, Lisa DelToro. Back Row: Bev Madison, Laura Rapchak, Debbie Bond, Lynn Carmon (varsity captain), Diane Vavrek, Sharon Gillespie, Pam Marlow (B-team captain). 108 — Pom-pon, Twirlers Squads highlight hall-time shows Girls in M-Club? Recognition I given to girls who received letters I in sports resulted in their entrance I into the honorary organization. “I think the girls should be in I M-Club because they work just as I hard as we do to get their letters,” I said swim team co-captain Joe Sliwa. Morton T-shirt sales and paper I drives enabled twirlers to purchase I top hat and tail style uniforms to I accommodate the ten new B-team squad I members. Lynn Carmon, Diane Vavrek I and Pam Marlow mastered routines for I half-time performances when they I attended Smith Walbridge Twirling I Camp during the summer. “I’m glad I had the chance to I practice the different marching I exercises taught at camp,” stated I Diane, B-team twirler. I Booster Club Officers — Front Row: Sue Ecsi I (sec), Sue Bandura (treas). Back Row: Jill I Jankowski (pres), Beth Maloney (v-pres). For pom-pon girls, summer meant learning new formations and marching drills with the band. Car washing profits sent co-captains Debbie Hendrix and Karen Dauksza to Spirit U.S.A. Pom-Pon Camp in Orlando, Florida where they captured a third place trophy for their routine. “It was helpful but there was a lot of stiff competition since we were up against All-American drill teams,” Debbie explained. To enliven spirit, Booster Club sold pom pons for cheering at pep rallies and games. The annual Powder Puff game supplied the funds needed for decorations for the Mr. Football dance, co-sponsored by the Student Association. During the band, “Gibraltar’s,” break, the outstanding senior from each fall sport, chosen by all the students during homeroom, received a trophy. Jankowski, Ken Balczo, Jim Heller, Darryl Simko, Bob Misanik. Third Row: Dale Snyder, Tom Benedict, Kevin McCabe, Dan Rowe, Joe Walters, Greg Swiercz, Shaw Collins, John Lipka, John Davenport. Fourth Row: Mike Prljevic, Herbie Goodrich, Mike Hawkins, Rich Kilar, Dave Smith, Mark Riley, Dan Cox, John Fowler, Jim Turner, Chris Companiott. Back Row: Kathy Rospond, Ruth Drake, Karen Brilmyer, Mary McCree, Kathy Chance, Chris Karalas. Booster Club, M-Club — 109 National Forensic League — Front Row: Bob Lawrence, Charlene Parson, Alice Barrett. Second Row: Mary Chambers, Lisa Spudic, Keith Iddings, Ron Fary, Lisa DelToro. Third Row: John Swanson, Linda McCullugh, Teri Szot, Priscilla Purnick, Marianne Richmond, Rob Hofferth, Mr. Doug Fix (co-sponsor). Back Row: Ray Ignas, Ron Kaminski, Mary Jameyfield, Wayne Machuca, Debbie Williams, Dan Novakowski. NFL meets every day during seventh hour. Future Educators of America — Barbara Gillis, Gail Hess, Jewel Barron, Paulette Szczepanski, Sue Vrahoretis, Carol Smitka, Ramona Basiger, Mrs. Hazel Stockdale (sponsor). SPEM Club — Front Row: Mark Nevelo, Mrs. Carol Grothouse (sponsor). Second Row: Bonnie Ramirez, Chris Karalas. Third Row: Bonnie Mahler, Jackie Lind. Back Row: Ramona Basiger, Chris Pauer. 110 — NFL; FEA; SPEM National Honor Society — Front Row: Phil Chepregi, Karen Elo, Mary McCree. Second Row: Ken Balczo, Ruth Drake, Dawn Sabau. Third Row: Clarissa Carpen, Sandi Petkovich, Nancy O’Brien. Fourth Row: Laura Spudic, Georgina Swanson, Janice Jazyk, Rachel Martinez. Fifth Row: Bob Cornwell, Kara Mahan, Craig Warner, Cynthia Sk f wl Siminski. Back Row: Rich v Ll Teran, Greg Swiercz, Chris Diehl, Darryl jg} i. flE . % Simko, Mrs. 4 JK _ Alberta Lundgren Jg (sponsor). ——SL VI ' Bon Appetit ' s ' French cuisine tempts club COMING ATTRACTION: SILENT MOVIE Transformed into a theater, Morton hosted the comedy film when Foreign Language Club sponsored the event. Proceeds assured members a taste of French food as they dined at the Bon Appetit Restaurant. The answer to “What is SPEM Club?” emerged after act ive members taught special education students art skills and bowling techniques. A new typewriter furthered their lessons and candle sales supported the club’s activities. To gain teaching experience, FEA members spent many free hours at Scott Middle School learning how to instruct students. For the first time in 12 years, the club joined the Indiana FEA Organization to exchange ideas. Throughout the year, debaters gathered evidence on the topic of Comprehensive Medical Care to make a case. NFL members’ work at the Lions Club Pancake Breakfast raised funds for overnight debate meets. Foreign Language Club — Front Row: Cecilia Stojan, Mike Neiswinger, Rhonda Sinsabaugh, Amel Maximose, Rich Teran, Paula Theodore. Second row: Georgina Swanson, Nancy O’Brien, Tina Douglas, Marie Wickramasekera, Mary Boyan, Amy Boland. Third Row: Mary Jameyfield, Leslie Casper, Carmala Abasolo, Debbie Riley, Chris Reid, Pam Marlow, Sandy Hooper, Linda Silaj, Misty Chavez, Sandy Hlad, Mr. John Bolinger (sponsor). Back Row: Lori Buckmaster, Peggy Stanley, Jane Krizman, Georgene Sabau, Amy Lauer, Nancy Relinski, Chris Diehl, Belinda Mandichak. Foreign Language, NHS — 111 Amateur skiers swarm to slopes Gliding down snow-covered hills looks easy enough, but to 30 unknowing Morton students, the slopes presented quite a challenge. Instructors taught the beginners the basic techniques when Ski Club journeyed to Wilmot Mountain. Chinatown’s Won Kow Restaurant offered Travel Club exotic oriental dinners afters members Christmas- shopped in Chicago’s Watertower Place. Sports fans benefited from a trip to the Chicago Stadium to watch the Chicago Bulls take on the Buffalo Braves. Swapping sheet music expanded the Folk Club repertoire and allowed members to exchange lessons on newly acquired songs. After an autumn hayride at Lemon Lake, members harmonized to folk music around a campfire. Christmas caroling at the Munster Med-Inn and horseback riding also lured more interested students into the club. Nine acts provided a wide range of musical entertainment at the annual Folk Club Coffee House. Aspiring musicians and singers perfected their performances for the December 21 presentation. For Christmas, MITS Club made candy-filled stockings for teenagers at the Carmelite Home for Girls. The younger girls received treats when members visited them on St. Valentine’s Day. As tour guides, MITS members pointed lost parents in the right direction to classrooms at the PTA Open House. The helpful organization also gave speeches to inform area middle school students about high school life. MITS Club — Front Row: Bernie Curiel. Second Row: Jewel Barron, Patty Clemens, Third Row: Tami Higginbotham, Mrs. Yvonne Ross (sponsor), Debbie Sayers. Back Row: Debbie Bach, Lori Hunt. Ski Club — Front Row: Sue Garza, Rob Kolish, Tracey Ossanna, Greg Chappey, Mrs. Barbara Griffin, Michele Bac, Ken Kolodziej, Mary Porvaznik. Second Row: Sharon Adorjan, Georgianne McCormack, Denise Hilton, Steve Kolish. Third Row: Tom Palmer, Dana Molodet, Liz Cruz, Gayle Fross, Diane Brady, Darren Highsmith, Mike Fenes, Miro Kirincic, Paul DeRolf. Back Row: Geralyn Swiger, Paula Theodore, Donna Heins, Chris Rogala, Jim Ignas, Jim Bac, Barb Boutcher. Ski Club took a trip to Wilmot Mountain. 112 — MITS, Ski Club Travel Club — Front Row: Mari Richmond, Patty Buitron, Sue Ecsi, Sue Platt, Helen Kirincic, Janet McCullough, Linda Aragon, Kim Szyndrowski, Nancy Szydlowski, Peggy Scott. Second Row: Dena Hauprich, Joyce Chovanec, Cathy Kizziah, Nina Bell, Christine Gallegas, Sue Barrera, Diane Brady, Mary Kulesa, Michele Bac. Third Row: Loree Cornelison, Teresa Lozano, Jessica Aguilera, Donna Heins, Sue Olson, Chuck Morse, Phil Markovich, Debbie Swaffar, Judy White, junior Greg Chappey hopes to ■Complete the slope still standing. Pam Sullivan, Laura Bewley, Tammy Downey, Rhonda Call, Sue Jones, Fourth Row: Chris Rogala, Faith Marcinek. Fifth Row: Lawrie Pastar, Karen Szczudlak, Kathy McCormick, Patty Munjas, Belinda Mandichak, Maureen McGing, Denise Listenberger, Debbie Bach, Debby Cartwright, Gary Adzia, Katy Egan, Mike Murray, Dawn Bach, Rob Hofferth, Georganne Stoming, Amy Lauer, Joyce Matonovich, Sandy Smith, Tina Alaniz. Sixth Row: Shawn Hofferth, Kim Lewis, Wendy Markovich, Rosie Richmond, Tonya Gambill, Janet Kocur, Julie Marcinek. Back Row: Terri Morey, Denise MacLean, Lynda Silaj, Nancy Relinski, Paula Theodore, Belinda Coon, Linda McCullough, Jayne Pate, Michele Jones, Martha Jones, Vicki Slat, Lisa Nuccio, Ruby Teran, Sue Opinker, Chris Lelito, Valerie Goginsky, Beth Maloney, George Hess, Karen Lipka, Peggy Stanley, Debbie Cantrell, Lyn Algozine, Linda Lipkovitch, Diane Kosinski, Debbie Wojcik, Bobi Hoggart, Tina Coots. Folk Club — Front Row: Alice Barrett, Kathy Deasy, Carolyn Liubakka, Kathy Hall. Second Row: Sandi Sonaty, Mary Jameyfield, Ron Salach, Wayne Machuca, Mrs. Jan Gillard, Dave Futrell, Dawn Sabau. Back Row: Doug Ellison, Stephanie Oberc, Laura Bewley, Derissa Long, Karen Ruder, Sandy Barnes, Marijo Shive, Priscilla Purnick, Kim McCullough, Mike Evanoff, Mary Boyan. Harnesses, knee pads and hard hats equipped Caving Club members on their spelunking expeditions. A trip to southern Indiana gave the cavers a chance to explore new and unknown caves in the spring. “Since it’s the club’s first year, everybody’s enthusiastic. We’ve even ordered club jackets,” commented sophomore Joe Salus. Lincoln Park and Brookfield Zoos hosted two Herpetology Club outings for studying various reptile behavior. Members extended their knowledge by viewing snake exhibits in private homes and by conducting biological labs in school. Field trips took a top position on the Zoology Club activity list. Interested members explored labs at St. Catherine’s Hospital as well as the surrounding colleges. Guest speakers performed demonstrations and gave lectures on such topics as veterinary medicine. The Florida Keys provided the ideal location for members to collect many unusual species of ocean life when they traveled to the coast. To measure the speed of light, Physics Club members built a laser, possible through funds raised at a Mr. Football dance bake sale. The amateur physicists did research in the field of nuclear energy when touring Argon National Labs. Herpetology Club — Front Row: Douglas Vander, Larry Ciupak, Deana Owen, Sue Orahood, Helen Kirincic, Chris Reid, Debbie Riley, Laura Harrigan, Linda Sumler. Second Row: Mr. Robert Weiss (sponsor), Joseph Salus, Steven Kolish, Robin Victor, Mary Koniarski, Joan Carlson, Pam Marlow, Jodi Hoskins, Michelle Clark. Back Row: Jim Krachenfels, Jeff Jamieson, David Jen, Erin Blount, Donna Kerr, Becky Barrett, Dale Carlson. 114 — Herpetology Ted Render. Back Row: Scott Tomsic, Greg Alberts, Steve Kolish, Judy Betusak, Rich Teran, Bob Cornwell, Bob Wolanin. Caving Club — Front Row: Becky Barrett, Donna Second Row: Terri Morey, Bill Bosch, Lois Cutie. Kerr, Laura Harrigan, Joan Carlson, Mr. Robert Third Row: Tina Oakley, Brian Michelin, Joe Weiss (sponsor), Leslie Fahey, Karen Lipka. Medwitz, Larry Ciupak, Joe Salus, Rick Buckner, W " mV Physics Club — Front Row: Greg Swiercz. Second Row: Rich Teran, Tim McCrea, Ken Balczo. Third Row: Kara Mahan, Cary Lannin, Walter Burleson. Fourth Row: Mick Maslar, Phil Kowalski. Fifth Row: Craig Warner, Tina Stripka. Back Row: Mr. David Lindsey (sponsor). Zoology Club — Front Row: Sue Esci, Mary Kulesa, Linda Christman, Linda Hemmerich. Mike Hatch. Second Row: Gail Hess, Julianne Csicsko, Sandy Ford, Mike Evanoff. Back Row: Nancy Urbahns, Sue Jones, Denise Hilton, Dan Ladendorf, Frank Bahleda, Mr. Julian Rasmussen (sponsor). Caving, Zoology, Physics — 115 Chem Club saves nature, wildlife “To take up where the YCC left off’ — Chem Club “To train members in picture-taking and development” — Photo Club “To serve Morton when audio-visual equipment is needed” — A-V Club “To learn the finer points of the game” — Chess Club Such goals encompassed the thoughts of these organized groups. By planting oak saplings and shrubs on the school campus, Chem Club members continued the work of the Youth Conservation Corps. The project of cleaning up the nature center also busied the ecologists. In order for Photo Club to buy the necessary chemicals and paper for developing film, members sold Christmas candles. A spring photo contest enabled members to exhibit their talent and gain experience. The responsibility of supplying projectors to classes fell upon A-V Club. Members helped the faculty with the unfamiliar equipment set ups and operation procedures. Chess Club members mastered new strategies for quick checkmates. Tournaments allowed opponents to test their Dlavine skill. A. V. Club — Front Row: Kim McCullough, Mary Chmielik, Marty Booker, Danny Barrett, Sandi Barnes, Doug Drees. Second Row: Dave Futrell, Ron Dunn, Debbie Lambert, Martin Boelt, Mike May, Larry Woodward, Mike Neiswinger. Third Row: John Berg, Jerry Misiewich, John Jusko, Greg Alberts, Wayne Dunn, Dale Bradely, Dave Mays, Duane Brown, Paul Drees. Back Row: Mike Evanoff, Ray Ignas, Ron Salach, Mike Herbert, Mr. Jack Kolar (sponsor). A.V. meets during sixth hour. Photo Club — Front Row: Jennifer Gryzch, Steve Millard, Bridget Lauerman. Second Row: Doug Drees, Sam Signorelli, Kathy Bobowski. Third Row: Jeff Smith, Dave Brady, Joe Salus, Larry Ciupak. Fourth Row: Mike Matura, Joe Matura, Rob Cashen, Dan Ladendorf. Back Row: Herr Dieter Meister (sponsor), Miro Kirincic, Ron Salach, Joe Paulich, Jerry Misiewich. Checking the film sprocket one more time, junior Mike Hatch asks junior Dan Barrett’s opinion on his splicing job. Chem Club — Front Row: Pam Stricklin, Amel Maximose, Mary Kulesa, Evelyn Mick. Second Row: Jewel Barron, Julianne Csicsko, Darren Highsmith, Pam Casper, Mick Maslar. Third Row: Shelley Gillespie, Nancy O’Brien, Mary Boyan, Phil Chepregi, Donna Harris. Fourth Row: Katy Egan, Barb Gillis, Carol Stephens, Sharon Gillespie, Dawn Sabau, Barb Iddings. Back Row: Georgina Swanson, Dr. Mary Pettersen (sponsor), Mary Jameyfield, Rich Teran, Tracey Frankland, Craig Warner. How many students graduated from Morton in 1954? a. 59 b. 119 c. 307 Answer: a. 59 Growing, from Physical Ed. to Drivers Education ... growing, from Orientation to Commencement. Beginning with the first step a student takes in the hallways of Morton, he experiences many various situations which affect his daily life as well as his future. Amid all the schoolwork and extracurricular activities present, the people associated with Morton make the school life most enjoyable. Teachers and administrators work together as one to provide students with the best academic program possible while furnishing many methods of obtaining pleasure. They aid students with the many problems and questions which are always a part of growing up. To comply with the increase of students, Morton’s faculty numbers 86 as compared to 40 in 1954. New acquaintances become close and trusted friends while in high school. Activities and problems such as cheering at a football game and hoping for a certain date are enjoyed and shared with fellow students and Governors. After the thrill of your first Homecoming, dances, and hours spent on homework are long forgotten, the people involved in your high school days such as your favorite teacher and your closest friend will remain forever in your mind. 118 — People Seniors reflect on past years As I walk down these corridors for the last time, I think back on the four years during which I was molded into a young adult. My dreams and fears were secretly kept inside these walls, but as I turn the corner and head for the door, I realize that all these dreams and fears will walk out with me, never to return. I stop at the door and take one last look backwards, and as a tear rolls down my cheek, I can’t help but smile as I remember .. . Darn! Double darn!! I wanted to go to Washington D.C. so bad! I already had my peanuts ready to present to our president, but nobody was interested enough to go so the trip was canceled. Maybe I’ll go to the zoo and visit the elephants. Lights! Camera! Action! “Broadway was this year’s theme for Prom and I had a great time. ' Silly Bob sat in the director’s chair half the night screaming through the megaphone and snapping everyone with the clapboard. Just think; my last formal affair in high school. My last. SPLASH!! “Help! I can’t swim!” Boy was that ever fun. School must have been awfully empty without us. I felt so sorry for Lisa, her mother wouldn’t let her come with us on Ditch Day. I got so stuffed eating all those hot dogs and potato chips. Burp! Oh, excuse me. I’ll never forget the things that Darryl said in his valedictorian speech. As I looked around, I must admit that I have never seen so many solemn faces before. At least not in one place, at one time. Receiving my diploma was a shock. I don’t know what I expected. Maybe I was waiting for someone to pat me on the head and say, “It’ll be all right. I’ll take your hand and lead the way.” But I know it won’t be like that. It’s all up to me now . . . Beep! Beep! “Hurry up slowpoke!” “Hurry up for what?” I thought. This is the last time that I’ll walk down these halls, down these ramps and catch a glimpse in these mirrors. The last time I’ll ... Oh never mind! Come on dreams and fears; this is where we do it, this is the final stage. SIHAM ALI ABDELHADI — Teacher’s Asst. CARRIE LYNN ABEL JULIE ANN ABEL RACHEL LEE ACHESON — Association 2 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1; GAA 1. JANET LYNN ADAMS — Association 4 (Homeroom Rep.); Basketball 1, 2; Booster Club 1; GAA 1, 2; Monitor 3; Powder Puff 3; Volleyball 1. CANDACE SUE ALEXANDER — Choir 2, 3; Chorus 1; Herp. Club 2; Library Asst. 1; Photo Club 1. MICHAEL STEPHEN ANGLE — Basketball 1, 2. CAROL ANN BACKLUND — Band 1; Booster Club 1-4; GAA 1, 2; Powder Puff 3; Travel Club 1. FRANK JOSEPH BAHLEDA — Folk Club 3; Stage Crew 1, 2; Teacher’s Asst. 3, 4; Travel Club 1. DEBRA SUE BAILEY — Association 4 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1; Office Asst. 1; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3. SANDY MARIE BARKER — Association 2-4 (Cabinet 3, 4 Homeroom Rep. 2); Basketball 1; Booster Club 1-4; GAA 1; Powder Puff 4; Stage Crew 2; Top Hat 3. GARY PHILLIP BALAS — Association 3, 4 (Senator 3, Cabinet 4); Boys’ State Rep. 3; Football 1-4 (Captain 4); M-Club 2-4 (V.Pres. 4); Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4; Soccer 1; Swimming 2; Teacher’s Asst. 1-4. 120 — Seniors In order to finish their term papers on time, seniors Chris Martinez and Paul Markovich spend their free hours in the library gathering necessary information. KENNETH MARTIN BALCZO — Association 1, 2 (Homeroom Rep.); M-Club 4; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4; Physics 4; Swimming 1-4; Society of Distinguished High School Students 3, 4; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3, 4. WALTER E. BARANOWSKI — Football 1. II ■ Between making final graduation plans and their own regular class loads, senior class sponsors, Mr. Randy Starewicz and Mrs. Carol Grothouse take a well deserved rest on the senior bench. Seniors — 121 MARY ELIZABETH BERNACKI - Association (Cabinet); Basketball 1; GAA 1-4; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3; Volleyball 1-4 (Capt. 4, MVP 4). GEORGE BERRY DONNA SUE BEWLEY — Booster Club 3; Cheerleader 1 (Capt.); Hiking Club 3; Monitor 3; Pom Pon 3; Powder Puff 3; Top Hat 3. JENNIE ROSE BISCUSO — Office Asst. 3; Teacher’s Asst. 3. JOAN BLISS — Association 3, 4 (Homeroom rep. 3, Cabinet 4); Booster Club 1-4; GAA 1, 2; Mat Mates 2; Powder Puff 3; Quill Scroll 2-4; Teacher’s Asst. 1, 2, 4; Top Hat 2-4 (Ads 3, Senior Co¬ editor 4); Who’s Who Among American High School Students 4. MELONEY KA Y BOKORI LAURA BOLCH RUSSELL PAUL BOLLHORST— Association 1, 2, 4 (Homeroom rep. 1, 2, Pres. 4); Basketball 1; Cross Country 1; M-Club 3, 4; Monitor 1, 2; Tennis 3, 4 (MVP, Co-Capt); Who’s Who Among American High School Students 4. FLO BOLSEGA With winter just around tfti corn . ' -semo L aecretary Dial Capts? ' 1 122 — Seniors KELLY ANN BONAVENTURA — Teacher’s Asst. 3. WILLIAM PAUL BOSCH — Caving Club 4; Swimming 1-3. CHERYL ANN BOSKOVICH — Association 2, 3, (Homeroom Rep. 2, 3); Herp. Club 2; Plays 3; Swimming 2; Timerette 3. MARY THERESE BOYAN — Chemistry Club 3, 4; Folk Club 1, 3, 4; For. Language Club 4; Office Asst. 2-4; Teacher’s Asst. 4. DARCIE BOYAN REBECCA LISA BOYLE — Booster Club 1; Chorus 1-3; Concert Choir 4; Office Asst. 1; Plays 3; Teacher’s Asst. 3. KAREN LYNN BRILMYER — Association 4; Basketball 1-4 (Capt. 4); Booster Club 3, 4; GAA 1-4; M-Club 3, 4; Office Asst. 3, 4; Top Hat 3, 4; Volleyball 2-4. JOHN EDWIN BROWNING — Soccer 4; Wrestling 1-4. DONALD DUANE BRUMFIELD — Monitor 1; Teacher’s Asst. 1; Youth Conservation Corps 4. RICHARD EUGENE BUCKNER — Band 1-4; Caving Club 4; Swimming 1-3. PATRICIA JOANNE BUITRON — For. Lang. Club 1, 2; Office Asst. 3; Track 1; Travel Club 3, 4. JACKIE BULLION Seniors — 123 Shaving cream, eggs-Ingredients MARCUS EUGENE BUKOWSKI — Baseball 3, 4; Basketball 1. 2. KAREN BETH BUNDY — Concert Choir 3, 4; Girl’s Chorus 1; Mixed Choir 2; Monitor 2, 3. LORRAINE MICHELLE BUNDY — Association 4 (Cabinet); Booster Club 4; GAA 1; Office Asst. 1; Powder Puff 4; Teacher’s Asst. 2-4; Top Hat 3. DONNA JEAN BYRD LAURA L. BYRD — Office Asst. 1; Plays 1; Track 1; Illiana Christian H.S. Concert Choir 3; Mixed Choir 2 . JOE B. BYROM GIGI JULIE MARIE CALDERON - Association 2-4 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 3, 4; Monitor 2, 3; Photo Club 1; Powder Puff 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 2-4. KELLY ANN CANTLON — Counselor’s Asst. 2-4; Monitor 1; Ski Club 3; Travel Club 1. LYNN MARIE CARMON — Art Club 3; Booster Club 1; Monitor 1; Teacher’s Asst. 3; Travel Club 1; Twirler 2-4 (Capt. 4). CLARISSA DAWN CARPEN — Association 4 (Cabinet); Concert Choir 3, 4; Ensemble 4; Girl’s Choir 2; Girl’s Chorus 1; Monitor 1; Teacher’s Asst. 2; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4. JULIAN CHA VEZ — Association 3, 4 (Homeroom Rep.) Cheerleaders 4; Football 1-4; M-Club 3, 4; Track 1-4; Wrestling 3. PHIL CHEPREGI — Band 1-4 (Drum Major 4); Chemistry Club 3, 4; Monitor 2; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4; Orchestra 4; Stage Band 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 3. THERON SCOTT CLARK TERRI LYN CLINTON — Booster Club 1-4; Chemistry Club 3; Folk Club 1; Quill Scroll 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 1, 4; Top Hat 2-4 (Faculty Ed. 3, Bui Manager 4); Travel Club 1, 2. PAUL BRIAN COLGROVE — Art Club 4; Monitor 1, 2; Wrestling 1-3. 124 — Seniors to cancel long awaited parade SHA W JON COLLINS — M-Club 2-4 (Treas. 4); Teacher’s Asst. 3; Tracjr 1-4; (Co-Capt. 4.). STEVEN CHRISTOPHER COMPANIOTT — Association 1, 4 (Homeroom Rep. 1, Senator 4); Football 1-4; M-Club 3, 4; Monitor 3; Wrestling 1-4. ROBERT PATRICK CONVERY — Football 1. DIANA LYNN COOTS — Association 1-4 (Class-Sec. 1-4); Booster Club 1-4; GAA 1; Homecoming Court 4; Plays 3; Pom Pon 3, 4 (Rep. 3); Powder Puff 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 2. ROBERT RANDALL CORNWELL — Caving Club 4; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 3; Zoolog} 3. THOMAS WAYNE COUCH — Electronics Club 3. DAVID ALAN COULTER — Monitor 1. MIKE WESLEY COWAN — Baseball 3, 4; Basketball 1; Football 1-4; M-Club 3, 4; Monitor 3; Track 1, 2. DANIEL HUNT COX — Association 4 (V. Pres); Baseball 2-4; Basketball 1-4; M-Club 2-4. BETH ANN CROWE — Booster Club 1; Quill Scroll 3, 4; (Program Chairman 4); Teacher’s Asst. 2; Top Hat 2-4 (Organization Ed. 3, Co-Editor 4); Travel Club 1, 2. RITA CRUES SHERRY LYNN CRUM — Association 4 (Cabinet); Library Asst. 2, 3; Teacher’s Asst. 1-3. JOHN WOODROW CRUSE JULIANNE CSICSKO — Association 3 (Homeroom Rep.); Chemistry Club 3, 4; Folk Club 1; For. Lang. Club; Office Asst. 1; Swimming 2; Theatre Guild 2, 3. JANET LEE CUNNINGHAM — Booster Club 1-4; GAA 1, 2; Homecoming Court 4; Pom Pon 3, 4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Top Hat 3. KAREN MARIE DAUKSZA — Association 4 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1, 4; Cheerleader 1; GAA 1; Homecoming Queen 4; Pom Pon 2-4; Powder Puff 4; Teacher’s Asst. 4. KIMBERLY ANN DAVIS — Monitor 1, 2; Teacher’s Asst. 1-3. KEVIN MICHAEL DEASY — Electronics Club 4. Seniors — 125 CHRISTOPHER MATTHEW DEL ACHE — Art Club 3, 4; Golf 1-4; M-Club 4. LA WRENCE DEMKO — Association 1 (Homeroom Rep.); M-Club 4; Mortonite 3, 4 (Sports Ed. 4); Quill Scroll 4; Teacher’s Asst. 2; Wrestling 1-4. CHRISTINE ROSE DIEHL — Association 2, 3 (Homeroom Rep. 2, Class Pres. 3); Booster Club 1-4; Concert Choir 4; Ensemble 4; For. Lang. Club 3, 4; (Sec. 3); Girls’ State Rep. 3; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4 (V. Pres. 4); Top Hat 2-4; (Copy Editor 3, Co-Editor 4); Track 1. DAVID ALLEN DOAN — Golf 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. JAMES ALFRED DONOHO — Track 1, 2. TIMOTHY ALAN DOWNEY — M-Club 1-4; Swimming 1-4. JACK F. DOWNING NICK DRAGOMER RUTH MARIE DRAKE — Basketball 1-4; Booster Club 1-4; GAA 1, 2; M-Club 4; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Track 1-3; Volleyball 1-4; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3, 4. DANA DUGAN KENNETH GREGORY EASTON - Band 1-4; Chorus 3; Concert Choir 3, 4; Ensemble 4; Mixed Choir 4; Orchestra 1-4; Stage Band 1-4; Teacher’s Asst . 3; Theatre Guild 4. KIMBRA LEANN EASTON — Booster Club 4; Concert Choir 3, 4; Folk Club 1; Choir 2; Chorus 1; Monitor 2; Teacher’s Asst. 1-3; Travel Club 1 (Sec. 1). CYNTHIA LOU EATON — Track 2, 3. LISA JOY EDWARDS — Band 1-4; Booster Club 4; Orchestra 3, 4; Powder Puff 4; Top Hat 3. JOSEPH EINSELE DOUGLAS AARON ELLISON — Band 1-4; Chorus 2; Concert Choir 2-4; Ensemble 3, 4; Orchestra 1-4; Plays 1, 2, 4; Photo Club 3; Theatre Guild 1-4; Thespians. KAREN THERESA ELO — Assoication 1-4 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1-4; Debate 3; GAA 1; Nat’l Forensics 3; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4 (Pres. 4); Powder Puff 3, 4; Quill Scroll 4; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3; Top Hat 3, 4 (Academics Co-Editor 4.). JANET MARIE EMOND — Booster Club 1; GAA; Top Hat 3. 126 — Seniors Early dismissals create problems for non - drivers Early dismissals cause problems for some as seniors Sue Joseph and Linda Salatas wait for a ride home rather than walk in the cold and snow. JEFF MICHAEL EMOND — Electronics Club 2. KIMBERLY ANN EUBANKS — Monitor 3; Teacher’s Asst. 1-3. LA WRENCE EVANICH TERRY EVANICH TIM EVANICH MICHAEL ALEXANDER EVANOFF — A.V. Club 2-4; Folk Club 4; Zoology Club 3, 4. JENNIFER LYNN FARMER — Teacher’s Asst 2 3 LISA ANN FELLOWS — Band 1-4. CANDYCE LEE FELTY — Association 1, 2 (Homeroom Rep); Booster Club 1; Cheerleader 1; Chorus 1; Freshman Homecoming Attendant 1; Monitor 1; Pom-Pon 2-4; Teacher’s Asst. 2. DALE FIELDS CONNIE FISHER CHRISTINE ROSE FORD — MITS 1, 2. SANDY FORD — Zoology Club 4. PAMELA JOANNE FORK — Association 1 (Senator); Booster Club 1-4; For. Lang. Club 2, 3; GAA 1-4; M-Club 3, 4; Monitor 3, 4; Mortonite 2-4 (Press bureau 3, 4; Sports Ed. 4); Powder Puff 3, 4; Quill Scroll 3, 4; Swimming 1-4; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3. JOHN MICHAEL FOWLER — Basketball 1-4- Football 1-4; M-Club 2-4. TOM RANDALL FOWLER SUSAN IRENE FOZKOS — Association 2 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1-3; GAA 1, 2; Mat Mates 2; Powder Puff 3; Stage Crew 1, 2; Top Hat 3. JANICE LEE FREY — FEA 1, 2; Chorus 2; Choir 1, 2; Mortonite 2-4 (Business Ad Manager 4); Plays 2, 3; Quill Scroll 3; Teacher’s Asst. 1, 2. RUSTY WILLIAM FRISK — Football (Manager). STELLA MARIE FRITZ WILBUR LEE FRITZ — Basketball 1. GA YLE ELLEN FROSS — Bookstore Asst. 3; Booster Club 1-4; Chemistry Club 3; Folk Club 1; GAA 1; Monitor 1; Powder Puff 3, 4; Quill Scroll 3. JAMES L. FROST WARREN ED FRYER — A.V. Club 3; Band 1-4. GREG GAMBILL JEFFREY RALPH GARDNER — Association 2 (Homeroom Rep.); Cross Country 1-4 (MVP 4, Capt. 4); Homecoming Escort 4; M-Club 2-4 (Pres. 4); Monitor 1; Track 1-4. REBECCA ANN GARDNER — Association 2 (Sena¬ tor); Band 1, 2; Booster Club 4; Pom Pon 3,4; Ski Club 4; Teacher’s Asst. 2. NATALIE ELIZABETH GEISSENDORFER — Asso¬ ciation 3 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1-4; Cheer¬ leader 1-4 (Captain 2); Chemistry Club 3; GAA 1; Home¬ coming Court 4; Monitor 1; Office Asst. 3; Powder Puff 3, 4; Top Hat 3. SHARON LYNN GILLESPIE — Association 3, 4; (Homeroom Rep.); Chemistry Club 3, 4 (Treasurer 3, 4); For. Lang. Club 4; FEA 4; Photo Club 3, 4 (V. Pres 4); Powder Puff 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3; Twirler 4. ROBERT JOSEPH GOLON — Basketball 1, 2; Monitor 3; Teacher’s Asst. 3; Tennis 4. ROBERTA ANN GOODPASTER — Chorus 1; Concert Choir 3; Ensemble 4; Folk Club 1, 2; Office Asst. 1, 2; Nurse’s Asst. 1, 2; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3. HERBIE GOODRICH GARY W. GOODSON BRIAN F. GRABAN — Band 1-4 (Musician Award); Golf 1-4; Orchestra 2-4; Pep Band 1-4; Stage Band 1- 4. ANDY C. GRESHAM — Association 1 (Homeroom Rep.). DAVE JOHN GRUBESIC — Association 4 (Cabinet) Baseball 3, 4. TIMOTHY ALAN GUIDEN — Association 1 (Senator); Basketball 1; Baseball 1; Boys’ State Rep. 4; Concert Choir 1-4; Ensemble 3, 4; Nat’l Honor Society 4; Plays 2; Hoosier State Bank Jr. Board of Directors 4. 128 — Seniors MICHAEL JOSEPH GURNAK — Association 1 (Homeroom Rep.). MICHAEL M. GUTIERREZ — Monitor 2, 3; Wrestling 2-4. PAM JEAN HADADY — Booster Club 1, 2; Chorus 1-4; Concert Choir 3, 4; GAA; Mixed Choir 1-4; Teacher’s Asst. 1-4. RICHARD SCOTT HALL — Track 1-2. BARBARA MARY HALON — Monitor 4. GAYLE DIANA HARRIS — Band 1-4; For. Lang. Club 1; Booster Club 1; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3; Travel Club 1. CHARLENE MAY HART — Band 1, 2, 3; Orchestra 2, 3; Stage Band. JOSEPH WILLIAM HARTL — Football 1-3; Wrestling 3. LISA ANN HARWOOD — Choir 3; Chorus 2; Concert Choir 2; Ensemble 4; Folk Club 4; Office Asst. 2; Teacher’s Asst. 3, 4; Zoology 4. LISA LYNN HASSELGREN — GAA 1, 2; Teacher’s Asst. 3; Office Asst. 3. PHYLLIS ANN HA YDUK — Home Ec. Club 3. KEITH LEO HEDDENS — Chorus 3; Cross Country 1; Mixed Choir 4; Plays 1. KEVIN DALE HEDRICK SHARON LOUISE HEMBREE — Choir 2; Chorus 1; Concert Choir 3, 4; Powder Puff 3; Ski Club 3. DEBRA GENE HENDRIX — Association 1-4 (Class V. Pres 1, Senator 2, Homeroom Rep. 3, 4); Booster Club 1-4; GAA 1-3; Homecoming Court 4; Monitor 2; Pom Pon 2-4; (Capt. 3, 4); Powder Puff 3, 4; Quill Scroll 3; Top Hat 3; Timerette 1, 2. KATHY HENRY MARGARET MARY HERBERT JAMES LAWRENCE HESS — Teacher’s Asst. Seniors — 129 GREGORY ANDREW HETRICK — Association 1 (Homeroom Rep.); Football 1; Herp. Club 2; Ski Club BRIAN EUGENE HIGGINS — Baseball 3; Swimming 1-4; Tennis 3, 4. ELIZABETH COLLEEN HIGHSMITH — Booster •Club 1-4; Cheerleader 1-3 (Capt. 3); GAA 1, 2; Office Asst. 3; Powder Puff 3; Quill Scroll 4; Top Hat 3, 4; Timerette (Track) 3, 4. LARRY ANDREW HLADEK DEBORAH LYNN HOFFERTH — Bookstore 2; MITS 2; Monitor 1; Office Asst.; Teacher’s Asst. 3. BILL HOLLAND — Football 1-4; M-Club 3, 4; Ski Club 3. 4. MARY KA Y HOLLAND — Booster Club 1, 2; Teacher’s Asst. 1-3. ELIZABETH DIANA HOLLOWAY — Choir 2; Mixed Choir 3. STEPHEN MARK HORGASH - Association 1, 2 (Homeroom Rep); Chemistry Club 1-4; Electronics Club 1-4; Ski Club 1, 2. f Graduating class gives assistance to Santa ' s elves SANDRA B. HUDEC - Monitor 1; Photo Club 2; Tfeacher’s Asst. 2. JILL LESLIE HULSEY — Association 1, 2 (Homeroom Rep.); Band 1-4; Chemistry Club 3; GAA 1, 2; MITS (Sec) 1; Orchestra 2-4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Ski Club 3, 4; Tfeacher’s Asst. 1-4; Travel Club 1, 2. TAMARA KAY HUNT — Booster Club 1-3; Office Asst. 1; Powder Puff 3; Swimming 2; Tfeacher’s Asst. 1. VICKI ISOM 130 — Seniors RANDY KENT JACKMAN — Association (Homeroom Rep.); Chess Club; Electronics Club 1-4; I For. Lang. Club; Monitor 1. I MARY GERAL YN JAMEYFIELD — Band 1-4; I Chemistry Club 3, 4 (sec. 3, V-Pres 4); Concert Choir 3, 4; Debate; Folk Club 1-4; For. Lang. Club 4; Mits; Nat’l Forensics 4; Orchestra 1-4 Plays 1, 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 3; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3, 4. JEFFREY ALAN JANKOWSKI - Association 1, 2; (Homeroom Rep.); Cross Country 2-4; Electronics Club 1-4; M-Club 2-4; Track 1-4 (MVP 4, Capt. 4). JILL MARIE JANKOWSKI — Association 2-4 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1-4 (Treas. 4); For. Lang. Club 3; GAA 1; Herp. Club 4; Monitor 1; Pow¬ der Puff 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 1-3; Travel Club 1, 2. JANICE IRENE JAZYK —Basketball 1-4; GAA 1, 2; M-Club 4; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Booster Club 3, 4. KRISTINE JOHNSON TIM ARTHUR JOHNSON SUSAN T. JOSEPH — Booster Club 1; Home Ec. Club 3; Monitor 3; Teacher’s Asst. 3. STEPHEN EDWARD JOSWAY — Electronics 1-4; Teacher’s Asst. 4. JULIA IRENE KADAR EUGENE GERARD KAMMER — A.V. 1-3; JIM KANE KEN KANIEWSKI Seniors — 131 Jack Frost nips seniors 1 spirits Gotcha! up ones for her side as Polochak catches a face during the first CHRISTINA KARALAS — Art Club 4; Association (Cabinet 4; Homeroom Rep. 2, 3); Booster Club 1- 4; Class Officer (V. Pres 3); For. Lang. Club 2; GAA 1; M-Club 3, 4; Mat Mates 2; MITS 3; Mortonite 3, 4; (Photographer); Plays 3; Photo Club 3; Powder Puff 3, 4; Quill Scroll 4; Spem Club 3, 4; Stage Crew 1-4; Theatre Guild 1-4; Track 2; Volleyball 1, 2, 4. ALLEN S. KASPER — M-Club 2, 3; Swimming 1-3; Teacher’s Asst. 2. CRYSTAL ANN KASPER - Booster Club 3; GAA 1, 2; Teacher’s Asst. 2-4. PAMELA MARIE KASPER - Association (Homeroom Rep. 3, Class Pres. 1, 4, V. Pres. 2); Booster Club 1-4 (Pub. Chairman 1); Freshman Homecoming Attendant; GAA 1, 2; Mat Mates 2; Monitor 3; Mortonite 4; Powder Puff 3; Quill Scroll 3, 4; Top Hat 3, 4; Tennis 4; Track 1; Upward Bound 3, 4; Who’s Who Among American High School Students. THEODORE STEVEN RENDER — Electronics 2, 3; Caving Club 4; Folk Club 2-4. MARY FRANCES KIELBASA — Booster Club 1- 3; Office Asst. 2, 3; Powder Puff 3; Teacher’s Asst. 4; Zoology 2, 3. RICHARD PAUL KILAR — Baseball 2; Basket¬ ball 1, 2; Football 1-4; M-Club 3, 4; Track 1. LORI ANN KING — Band 1-4; Orchestra 2-4; Office Asst. 2. KEN KIRLEIS — Football 1-4; M-Club 3, 4; Track 1-3. PHILLIP WAYNE KIZZIAH — Concert Choir 4; Boys’ State Alt. 3; Plays 3, 4; Quill Scroll 4; Top Hat 3, 4 (Faculty Ed. 4). PATRICIA RAY KNIGHT - Teacher’s Asst. 2, 4. ROBERT EARL KOLISH — Caving Club 4; Herp. Club 4; Ski Club 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 2-4; Zoology 4. BARBARA ANN KOSINSKI - GAA 1; Teacher’s Asst. 2. PHILLIP MICHAEL KOWALSKI — Hiking Club 1, 2; Physics 4; Swimming 1-3. JODIE KOZLOWSKI 132 — Seniors DAN J. KRALY — Association (Homeroom Rep.); Basketball 1, 2; Mortonite 3, 4 (Page 2 Ed. 4); Quill Scroll 4; Track 1, 4. KEVIN MICHAEL KRUCINA CAROLE ANN KUHN — Booster Club 1-4; GAA 1, 2; Mat Mates 2; Powder Puff 3, 4; Quill Scroll 3; Top Hat 2, 3 (Underclass Ed. 3); Track 2. DEBRA LORRAINE LAMBERT — A.V. Club 2-4; Geology Club 2; Chorus 2, 3; Herp. Club 2; Mixed Choir 4; Office Asst. 1; Nurse’s Asst. 2; Powder Puff 3; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3. THOMAS WAYNE LAMBERT — Football 1; Teacher’s Asst. 1, 3; Track 1. CARY ALAN LANNIN — Association 4 (Homeroom Rep.); Basketball (Manager 1); Chemistry Club 3, 4; Nat’l Honor Society 4; Physics Club 4; Plays 2-4; Theatre Guild 3, 4; Thespians 3, 4; Zoology Club 4 CARL ROBERT LANNING — Band 1-4; Hiking Club 2; Monitor 2; Orchestra 3; Stage Band 3, 4 TINA MARIE LETSON JACQUELINE SUE LIND — Booster Club 1-4; GAA 1; Powder Puff 3, 4; Spem Club 4. CYNTHIA GAIL LORD - Teacher’s Asst. 4. PAT LUCKY (Szeplakay) — Boy’s Chorus 1; Concert Choir 2-4; Ensemble 3; Monitor 1. RACHEL MARIE LUKETIC — Association 2-4; (Cabinet 3, Homeroom Rep. 2-4); Basketball 1; Booster Club 3-4; M-Club 3-4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Stage Crew 1, 2; Teacher’s Asst. 3; Volleyball 1-4. LINDA LUTZENBERGER WAYNE MICHAEL MACHUCA — Band 1-3; Chemistry Club 3; Chess Club 4 (Pres.); Debate 2-4; Folk Club 1, 3, 4; For. Lang. Club 1; Natl. Forensics 3, 4; (Co-Sect.-Treas. 3, Pres. 4); Orchestra 3; Ski Club 4. KARA ALLENE MAHAN — Booster Club 4; Monitor 2; Nat’l. Honor Society 3, 4; Physics 4; Powder Puff 4; Teacher’s Asst. 1, 2; Track 2. LORI ANN MAMBOURG — Association 3 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1-4; Monitor 1; Powder Puff 3, 4; Quill Scroll 3, 4; Top Hat 3, 4 (Senior Co-Ed. 4); Track 1. PAUL JEFFREY MARKOVICH — Homecoming Escort 4; Soccer 2; Wrestling 4. SHIRLEY ANN MARKOWSKI — Nurse’s Asst. 3; Bookstore Asst. 2. MICHELLE BLYNN MARKS — Band 1; Mortonite 3, 4; Quill Scroll 4. RHONDA MARTIN ROBIN R. MARTIN — Girls’ Ensemble 2, 3; Chorus 1; Mixed Choir 2, 3; Monitor 1; Office Asst. 2; Teacher’s Asst. 2. CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL MARTINEZ — Art Club 1; Basketball 1, 2; Cross Country 1; Electronics Club 4; Football 1; Monitor 1-3; Track 1, 2. RACHEL MARTINEZ — Association 1 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1, 3; Choir 2, 3; Concert Choir 4; Ensemble 4; Chorus 1; Monitor 3; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4; Plays 3; Teacher’s Asst. 4; Spanish Award 2; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3, 4. STEVE MARTINEZ — Concert Choir 4; Quill Scroll 4; Ski Club 3, 4; Top Hat 3, 4 (Sports Ed. 4); Who’s Who Among American High School Students 4. Seniors — 133 Class prepares for coming of graduation day LOUISE ELIZABETH MASKOVICH — Association 1, (Homeroom Rep.); Ski Club 2; Teacher’s Asst. 1, 2; Tennis 1. MICK MASLAR — Chemistry Club 4; Coffee House 2-4; Folk Club 2-4; Physics Club 4. AMEL MAXIMOSE — Association 4, (Homeroom Rep.); Chemistry Club 3, 4; For. Lang. Club 2-4 (Pres. 3, 4); Quill Scroll 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 3; Top Hat 2-4; (Sports Ed. 3, 4); Timerette 2-4, (Capt. 4). KEVIN MARK McCABE — Band 1-4; Cheerleader 4; Football 1-4; M-Club 4; Orchestra 1-4; Stage Band 1- 4; Track 1, 2; Who’s Who Among American Music Students 4. TIMOTHY STEPHEN McCREA — Basketball 1; Physics 4. MARY COLLEEN McCREE — Basketball 1-4; Booster Club 3, 4; GAA 1, 2; Girls’ State Rep. 4; M- Club 4; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Track 1-4; Volleyball 1-4; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3, 4. BRIAN McGING — Football 1; Teacher’s Asst 1-2. MARK JON McKECHNIE — Band 1-3; Teacher’s E. JANE (DUDLEY) McKENZIE — Monitor 3; Office Asst. 1. RHONDA FAYE McKENZIE MARK ALAN MEDONIC JAMES MEDWETZ JoELLEN MIHALOV — Association 4, (Homeroom Rep.); History Club 1; Monitor 2; Office Asst. 2; Photo Club 1; Powder Puff 3, 4; Track 1-4. CONNIE JEAN MILEY — Monitor 2; Teacher’s Asst. 1. 134 — Seniors NICHOLAS MIRELES — Chorus 1; Concert Choir 2- 4; Ensemble 3; Folk Club 3. ROBERT MISANIK — M-Club 2-4; Swimming 1-4. JILL FRANCES MONOS — Association 1-3 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1-4; Pom Pon 3, 4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 1, 2; Track 1; Travel Club 1; Timerette 1, 2. AGNES MORGAN — AN. Club. TAMARA SUE MORSE — Association 1, (Homeroom Rep.); Office Asst. MICHAEL CHARLES MOSCA — Chorus 1; Concert Choir 2, 3; Plays 2, 3; Teacher’s Asst. 1. MAUREEN MOSE SUE ANNE MULHERN — Art Club 4; Booster Club 1; Monitor 1; Office Asst. 1-3; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 4. DARLA MUNSIE MARVIN M. MUSICK — Association 1 (Homeroom Rep.); Photo Club 3. PATRICK GERARD NADON — Chorus 1; Chess Club 4; Concert Choir 2-4; Ensemble 2-4; Folk Club 3, 4; Plays 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 4; Track 1; Indiana All State Choir 3, 4; Indiana Rep. for Indiana State Police Academy. DENNIS ALAN NALLENWEG — Football 1-3 Monitor 2. Seniors — 135 CRISTY JO NEWTON JULIE NORIEKA CATHY LYNN NOWAK — Twirler 2-4. STEPHANIE OBERC — Chemistry Club 3; Chorus 2, 3; Concert Choir 3; Ensemble 4; Folk Club 1-4; Plays 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 4; Theatre Guild 3, 4. NANCY EILEEN O’BRIEN — Band 1-4; Chemistry Club 3; Caving Club 4; For. Lang. Club 3, 4; Nat’l Honor Society 4; Orchestra 2-4; Teacher’s Asst. 2. ERIC ODEGARD BARBARA OLENIK LORI RAE OLSON SUSAN CAROL OLSON — Association 2-4 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1-3; GAA 1, 2; Powder Puff 3; Ski Club 4; Track 1-2; Travel Club 4. ROSELLA SUE ONDO — Monitor 1, 2; Teacher’s Asst. 1-3. 136 — Seniors Seniors try to conquer blahs LOIS OSBORN DANIEL PADILLA THOMAS K. PALMER — Debate 1-4; Hiking Club 2; Monitor 1, 2; Ski Club 4; Stage Crew 2-4. RITA PAPPAS TONY PAPPAS CONNIE PAROJIC — Chorus 1; Concert Choir 2, 3; Herp. Club 2. CHRISTINE MARIE PAUER - Booster Club 1- 4; GAA 1-4; MITS 2; Powder Puff 3, 4; Spem Club 4; Track 1; Travel Club 1; Volleyball 1-4. DANIELLE JOY PAULICH — Monitor 3; Office Asst. 1. SCOTT W. PEARSON — Art Club 1, 2; Monitor 1 . LAURIE ANNE PECARO — Art Club 1, 2; Home Ec. Club 3; REBECCA EILEEN PEPPER — Association 1-4 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1-4; Counselor’s Asst. 2, 3; GAA 1, 2; Monitor 2, 3; Office Asst. 1, 2; Powder Puff 3, 4; Ski Club 3; Teacher’s Asst. 1; Top Hat 3; Travel Club 2; Zoology Club 4. ALEX PETHO DEANNA JEAN PETITT — Booster Club 2-4; MITS 2; Travel Club 1. SANDRA PETROVICH — Natl. Honor Society 3, 4; Top Hat 4. GEORGIA JEAN PHILLIPS — Chorus 3; Monitor 2, 3; Office Asst. 3; Quill Scroll 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 2; Top Hat 3. MARY BETH PLASKETT — Booster Club 1-4; Chemistry Club 3; GAA 1-3; MITS 2; Powder Puff 3; Quill Scroll 2-4; Top Hat 1-4 (Underclass Ed. 2; Clubs Ed. 3-4); Track 1; Travel Club 1. GREG PLATT KEVIN POLAND KEVIN ALLEN POLKINGHORN — Association 4 (Homeroom Rep.); Baseball 3, 4; Basketball 1; Football 1-4; M-Club 2-4; Track 1. RENEE ANN POLOCHAK — Association 3, 4 (Homeroom Rep. 3, Cabinet 4.); Basketball 1-4; Booster Club 1-4; GAA 1-4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Quill Scroll 2-4; Teacher’s Asst. 2; Top Hat 2-4 (Sports Ed. 3, 4.); Volleyball 1-4 (MVP Capt.). DONNA JEAN POLO VINA — MITS 1; Powder Puff 4; Nurse’s Asst.l. DONALD JOSEPH POPER — Soccer 1. SUSAN ELAINE PRANGE — Association 1-4 (Cabinet 4, Senator 1-3); Booster Club 1-4 (Pep Rally Chairman 3); GAA; Mat Mates; Powder Puff 3; Quill Scroll 3, 4 (Sec.-Treas. 4); Teacher’s Asst. 1-3; Top Hat 3, 4 (Ads Ed. 3, Seniors Co-Ed. 4); Who’s Who Among High School Students 3, 4. MIJAILO PRLJEVIC — Football 4; M-Club 3, 4; Mortonite 4; Soccer 2-4; Wrestling 2-4 (Captain). Seniors — 137 Open study halls, double lunches DEBBIE PUMNEA RONALD ALAN RADUSKI — Caving Club 2. BERNICE RAMIREZ — Association 1-4 (Senator 3, Homeroom Rep. 1, 2; Class V. Pres 4); Booster Club 1-4; Debate 2; Homecoming Court 4; Nat. Forensics 2; Office Asst. 1; Pom Pon 2-4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Spem Club 3, 4; Top Hat 3; Travel Club 1, 2; A.F.L. CIO Rep. SHERREE YVONNE REDING — Chorus 4; Mixed Choir 3. RON WILLIAM REID — Orchestra 1-3. THOMAS A. REIGEL — Band 1-3; Baseball 1-3. KAREN LINDA RINEHART — Teacher’s Asst. 1, 3, 4. JAMES DOUGLAS ROACH — Band 1-4; Chemistry Club 4; Orchestra 2-4; Stage Band 2- 4. NANCY LYNNE ROACH — Booster Club 2, 3; Chemistry Club 3, 4; GAA 1; Powder Puff 3; Top Hat 3. As they take advantage of a free period, seniors Darryl Simko and Jim Turner leave school to escape from studying for awhile. JESSE A. ROBLES — Cross Country 1-3 (Capt. 3); Track 1-3. LISA MAUREEN ROLLINS — Herp. Club 3; Office Asst. 2; Teacher’s Asst. 1, 3. NANCY JEAN ROQUET — Association (Homeroom Rep.); MITS; Mortonite (News Editor 2, Managing Ed. 3; Copy Ed. Press Bureau 4)- Quill Scroll 4 (V. Pres.); Teacher’s Asst. 3; Who’s Who Among American High School Students. KATHY MARIE ROSPOND — GAA 1, 2; Volleyball 1-4. DANIEL JAMES ROWE — Chorus 2; Concert Choir 3, 4; Cross Country 1-3; M-Club 3, 4; Track 1-4. KEITH ROWE 138 — Seniors give seniors extra partyin’ time PERRY EMIL RUBINO — Basketball 1; Football 3, 4; M-Club 2-4; Mortonite 2-4 (Sports Ed. 4); Quill Scroll 3, 4; Soccer 1-4. RUSSELL SCOTT RUBINO — Monitor 1, 2. AMY RUDZINSKI — Association 3. (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 2, 3; Cheerleader 2; GAA 1; Pom Pon 3; Teacher’s Asst. 3; Timerette 2; Volleyball 1. MARGIE RUIZ — Band 1-4; Mixed Choir 4; Orchestra 2; Track 1. GREGG RZECHULA DA WN MARIE SABA U — Association 4 (Homeroom Rep.); Chemistry Club 3, 4; Chorus 1; Concert Choir; Folk Club 1-4; Ensemble 2; Mixed Choir 3, 4; Mortonite 4; Nat’l. Honor Society 3, 4; Plays 1-4; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3; Theatre Guild 1-4. DENNIS ROBERT SAEGER TERYL LYNN SAKSA — Art Club 3; Teacher’s Asst. 2. LINDA M. SALAT AS — Office Asst. 3; Monitor 2. JEFFREY RA YMOND SALCZYNSKI CARLOS SANCHEZ — Booster Club 4; Electronics Club 3. EDWARD SANCHEZ PAMELA G. SANDERS — Monitor 3. AL SARWACINSKI — Associaton 1. (Homeroom Rep.); Swimming 1-4. ROBERT ALLEN SCARTOZZI Seniors — 139 ALAN DALE SINSABAUGH KATHY ELIZABETH SIRBAS — Band 1, 2. SUE MARIE SKNERSKI — Booster Club 1-3; GAA 1, 2; Powder Puff 3; Teacher’s Asst. 3, 4; Track 1, 2. JOE WILLIAM SLIWA — Association 4 (Homeroom Rep.); Electronics Club 3; M-Club 3, 4; Swimming 1-4 (Co-Capt. 4); Teacher’s Asst. 3. THOMAS MICHAEL SMITKA — Association 1, 4 (Homeroom Rep., Senator); Teacher’s Asst. 1. CHARLES RAYMOND SNYDER — Art Club 4. DALE N. SNYDER — Plays 1, 2; Swimming 1-4; Track 1, 2. TERESA LYNN SPIRO — Chorus 1; Concert Choir 3, 4; Mixed Choir 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 1, 2. PAULINE JOHANNA SCHALLER — Association 3 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1-4; Chorus 1; Concert Choir 1; Office Asst. 1; Plays 1; Powder Puff 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 1. STEVE WA YNE SCHUEBERG POLLY ANN SCOTT — Home Ec. Club 3; Office Asst. 1; Teacher’s Asst. 1. VICKI LEE SCOTT — Booster Club 2; Chorus 2, 3; Monitor 2; Plays 2, 3. BARBARA ANN SHADLEY — Monitor 3; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3, 4. RICHARD ALAN SHARPE ROBIN CAROL SHEDD — Monitor 3. CHET SIKORA ANTHONY C. SIMCHAK CYNTHIA MARY SIMINSKI — Folk Club 1; Chorus 1, 2; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4; Office Asst. 3; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3, 4; Society of Distinguished American High School Students. DARRYL B. SIMKO — Association 1 (Homeroom Rep.); Baseball 2-4; Basketball 1-4; Boys’ State Rep. 3; DAR Award 4; Football 1-4; M-Club 4; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3, 4. STEVE L. SIMS 140 — Seniors Winter Semi-Formal preparations attract interested seniors SANDRA JEAN SONATY — Association 3, 4 (Homeroom Rep.); Band 1-4; Chemistry Club 3, 4; Chorus 2; Concert Choir 3, 4; Ensemble 4; GAA 1; Mixed Choir 3, 4; Orchestra 3, 4; Stage Band 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3; Track 1. NICOLETTE REBECCA SOPP — Chorus 1, 2; Teacher’s Asst. 4. LAURA ANNSPUDIC — Association 2, 3 (Homeroom Rep.); Basketball 2-4 (Manager); Booster Club 1-4; M-Club 3, 4; Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Teacher’s Asst. 1-4; Travel Club 1-3; Volleyball 2-4 (Manager). MICHAEL LEE STANLEY — Ski Club 3, 4. 4 % 1 th I ithe January 14 date- gets closer, Bor Jill Jankowski puts finishing iches on decorations for the ' inter Formal. TOM A. STARKEY ROBERT WARREN STASSIN CAROL ANN STEPHENS - Booster Club 1-4; Chemistry Club 4; GAA 1, 2; Mat Mates 2; MITS 2 Mortonite 2, 3 (Ad manager 3); Powder Puff 3, 4; Quill Scroll 3; Teacher’s Asst. 2; Track 1. TIM STEPHENS SCOTT A. STEVENS JoANN MARIE STRIBIAK — Association 1, 2, 4 (Cabinet 4, Homeroom Rep. 1, 2); Basketball 1- 4; Booster Club 1-4; M-Club 4; Mat Mates 2; Pom Pon 2-4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Track 1-2; Volleyball. DONNA JANE STRICKLIN — Booster Club 1-3; For. Lang. Club 1; Monitor 1, 2; Office Asst. 1; Powder Puff 3; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3; Track 1; Timerette 1. PAMELA SUE STRICKLIN — Booster Club 1-4; Chemistry 4; GAA 1; Monitor 1; Nat’l Honor Society 4; Powder Puff 4; Quill Scroll 4; Teacher’s Asst. 2, 3; Top Hat 3, 4 (Academic Ed. 4); Travel Club 1, 2; Who’s Who Among American High School Students. JOHN H. STAPLES — Chorus 1; Concert Choir 2-4; Ensemble 2-4; Football 1-2; Plays 3- 4; Ski Club 3; Stage Crew 3. KAREN JEAN STARKEY — Ski Club. Seniors —141 School’s out for summer... THOMAS EDWARD STRICKLIN CHRISTINA MARIE STRIPKA — Association 3, 4 (Senator); Booster Club 1-4; Chemistry Club 4; GAA 1; Mat Mates 2; Physics Club 4; Pom Pon 3, 4; Powder Puff 3, 4. THOMAS PAUL STULTZ — Band 1-3; Electronics Club 3, 4; Stage Band 1-4. JUDY SWAFFAR MARY GEORGINA SWANSON — Chemistry Club 3, 4; Concert Choir 3, 4; Ensemble 3, 4; For. Lang. Club 3, 4 (Treas. 3, V. Pres. 4); GAA 1. GREGORY ALAN SWIERCZ — Association 1-3 (Homeroom Rep. 1, 2, Cabinet 3.); Basketball 1, 2; Boys’ State Rep. 3; Football 1-4 (Capt 4); M-Club 2-4; Mortonite 2-4 (Feature Ed. 3, Managing Ed. 4); Quill Scroll 3, 4 (Pres. 4); Track 1-4. RICHARD KEITH SWSSHELM — Chorus 1-4; Monitor 1, 2. CHERI A. SZMUTKO — Monitor 2, 3. KATHLEEN ANN SZOPA — Association 4 (Cabinet); Booster Club 1-4 (Sec-Treas. 3); Chemistry Club 3; GAA 1-3; Monitor 1-3; Office Asst. 3; Pom Pon 4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Ski Club 3; Top Hat 3. RICH TERAN PAT TERRY COLLEEN SUE THATCHER — Chorus 1, 2. JAMES THOMAS TOKOLY — Track 1, 2. JEFFRY JOHN TONKOVICH WILLIAM TRIMMER TODD TUMBIOLO 142 — Seniors m V- |r N jmm i J 0: JAMES ROBERT TURNER — Baseball 1-3; Basketball 1-3; Football 1-4 (Mr. Football 4, MVP 4); For. Lang. Club 1-2; M-Club 2-4; Monitor 3. ROBIN B. TURPIN — Monitor 2; Office Asst. REBECCA J. URBANO — Booster Club 2; GAA 2; Office Asst. 1; Teacher’s Asst. 3. KURT A. VALENTINE — Chorus 3; Concert Choir 4; Geology Club 1; Teacher’s Asst. LAURI SUSAN VANA — Chemistry Club 1, 2; GAA 1, 2; Monitor 1, 2; Powder Puff 3; Teacher’s Asst. 1-3; Track 1-3; Travel Club 1. DEBRA LYNN VANDERMEER — Monitor 2; Ski Club 3; Teacher’s Asst. 3. GAIL LYNN MARIE VARLAN — Teacher’s Asst. 2. LOUIS R. VAUTER — Golf 1-4 (MVP 3). ... school’s out FOREVER! it at Ribordy’s enables help finance college tion,-.. ANDREW VELA — Chorus 1; Concert Choir 2-4; Ensemble 3, 4; Plays 1-3; Track 1. MIKE A. VERCIMAK — Golf 1-4. BARBARA JEAN VICARI — Association 3, 4 (Homeroom Rep.); Chemistry Club 3; Office Asst. 2; Quill Scroll 3; Teacher’s Asst. 3; Top Hat 3 (Underclass Ed. 3). SUSAN ADAIR VINES — Association 1-4; (Homeroom Rep.); Chorus 1-3; Office Asst. 1; Powder Puff 3; Teacher’s Asst. 2; Track 1. CYNTHIA KAY VOLKMAN — Concert Choir 3, 4; Ensemble 3, 4; For. Lang. Club 1-3; Girls’ Chorus 1; Plays 1-4; Stage Band 4; Teacher’s Asst. 3. RICHARD P. WAGNER BRENDA LEE WALTERS — Monitor 2. Seniors — 143 Graduates leave memories STUART CRAIG WARNER — Band 1-4; Chemistry Club 2-4, (Pres. 4); Nat’l Honor Society 3, 4; National Merit Scholarship Commended Student 4; Orchestra 1-4; Physics Club 4; Society For Distinguished American High School Students 3, 4; Stage Band 1-4; Who’s Who Among American High School Students. DONALD RAY WEAVER — Basketball 1-3; Track 2. JUDY WHITE SANDRA KAY WHITE — Booster Club 1-4; Mat Mates 2; Powder Puff 3; Teacher’s Asst. 3. TERRY WHITE DENISE WILLIAMS EARL WILSON SCOTT DAVID WILSON — Football 1; Plays 1, 2; Swimming 1-4, (Capt. 4). GRETCHEN MARIE WINSCHER — Association 1-4 (Homeroom Rep.); Booster Club 1-4; Mat Mates 2; Monitor 3; Office Asst. 1, 2. DONALD RAY WINSTON ROBERT CRAIG WINSTON JOAN MARIE WLEKLINSKI — Association 1, 2, 4 (Homeroom Rep); Booster Club 1, 2, 4; Mat Mates 2; Powder Puff 4; Teacher’s Asst. 2; Bookstore Asst. 2. Goal posts are not only used in foot¬ ball games as seniors Mary McCree and Karen Brilmyer show off their climbing ability. 144 “Let’s hear it for the SENIORS!” Senior cheerleaders, Tim McCrea, Greg Swiercz, Julian Chavez, Mark McKecknie, and Shaw Collins attempt a mount to boost spirit in the an¬ nual Powder Puff game. LISA LILLIAN WOJCIK — Office Asst. 3; Teacher’s Asst. 1. THOMAS JOSEPH WOJCIK — Basketball 1-4; Ski Club 4; Travel Club 4. LARRY MICHEAL WOODWARD — A.V. Club 3, 4. PATRICIA RENEE WYANT — Teacher’s Asst. 2-4. MARCIA ANN ZARNIK PAUL ZEDOV DOUGLAS MARTIN ZUBRENIC JEFFREY JOHN ZURA WSKI — Association 4; (Cabinet 4); Homecoming Escort 4; Track 1. In Memoriam Janet Carol Kandalec November 16, 1959 — November 6, 1977 Seniors — 145 To escape the mundane school routine seniors Russ Bollhorst, Dave Grubesic, R Phil Kowalski, and Jeff Zurawski go hi home to “jam” to some music and forget W about their homework. di “Doctor, Doctor, is it a fatal disease? Will I die? How long do I have to live?” “No, it’s not fatal, but you do have a bad case of senioritis. Ditch two classes and call me in the morning.” Senioritis is a disease that hits seniors in epidemic propor¬ tions. Once afflicted with the cantagious disease, classes become extremely boring, hom ework is a total drag, and seniors have somehow loss a feeling of responsibility for their work. Like the disease tonsilitis, neuritis, bursitis, and bronchitis, senior symptoms are often treated by seniors who prescribe their own “Medication.” As the snow melts and spring approaches, senioritis becomes more widespread. The beaches are full of students who can no longer stay caged within the cold gray walls of Morton. Shopping malls abound with An early dismissal provides senior Amy Rudzinski with many ways to spend her hard earned money. Shopping sprees at Woodmar and other malls quickly diminish her limited finances. the influx of students looking for some form of entertainment. Even homes of students with working parents become “partying places.” Senioritis affects each senior in a different way. For some, graduation in January is the only cure. For others, ditching classes, early dismissals and dropping out solve the problem. “By doing the same thing day after day you end up feeling like a robot. You get to the point where you can’t take it any more and want desperately to get out,” confessed senior Carol Stephens. For seniors who spent three previous years working hard to keep up their grades, senioritis is an escape route. Instead of blaming themselves for watching an additonal hour of television, or crusin thru Mac’s or staying late at “Rocky’s”, seniors claim to have fallen victims of senioritis not caring if their work is completed. 146 — Senioritis An additional cause of senior¬ ity is the lack of activities out¬ side of school that would involve seniors. There aren’t many places in the immediate area that can be used by students as a recrea¬ tion or meeting center. Thus, students either spend their after school hours watching “the tube” or becoming so bored that they want to do nothing at all. In earlier years, senioritis was a disease that only affected graduating students. But anyone walking down the halls of Morton probably realizes by the number of underclassmen walking out of the doors getting a breath of fresh air or other students trying not to be seen by their next hour teacher as they sneak out the door, that students of every grade level, freshman through senior, are be¬ ginning to contract this disease. As a disease that affects most seniors becomes more prevalent, senior Tina Stripka finds that she, too, has fallen victim to this melody. Gum chewing may not be allowed in school, but senior Kevin Polkinghorn uses it to relieve his “tensions.” Senioritis — 147 to « 8 © s to « 8 O s •s to W 8 O 35 Juniors break fund-raising record With prom plans underway, junior class president Nancy Szydlowski looks for¬ ward to its completion in April. Happy with the outcome of the dance, junior sponsors Ms. Mary Baturoni and Mrs. Shirley Rotenberg eye profits. Stopping in the office to check on funds adds to the regular routine of junior secretary Michele Bac. While reclining in the Association office, junior class vice-president Denise Hilton searches for ideas. Stacks of money, totaling $3800, were stored behind the doors of the main office vault. These bundles amounted to more cash than any class had ever raised before. Three years of selling candy, taking orders, peddling tickets, organizing dances .. . seemed to have been worth the effort. This year the junior class sponsored a dance featuring the group “Rampage.” Class members profitted over $600. Another fund raiser was a Val¬ entine carnation sale. A red carna¬ tion denoted passion, pink signi¬ fied affection and blue indicated friendship. Students sent the flow¬ ers during homeroom Feb. 14. Along with money making pro¬ jects, juniors engaged in an assortment of activities. “This year has gone by so fast because we were so busy with pow¬ der puff practices, dances and most of all the prom,” commented junior Kim Szyndrowski. Beams of light swayed in the sky at Wicker Park Club House announcing the ’78 prom. To develop the Broadway theme, centerpieces depicted popular Broadway plays. Doormen welcomed students, along with a mannequin in a glass case. Hostesses dressed as famous Broad¬ way actresses served refreshments. “It was a little inconvenient to have the prom on a Friday night, but considering the place we had chosen, I think it was worth it,” admitted Denise Hilton, junior class vice-president. 148 V Sheila Abel Gary Adzia Greg Alberts Jennifer Alberts Lisa Algozine Jim Andrews Tim Anoskey Chuck Appelquist Rosemary Ardelean Steve Arnold Michele Bac Joe Banasiak Sue Bandura Frank Bardoczi Carl Barnes Darrell Barnes Becky Barrett Danny Barrett Jim Barrick Robert Barrix Jewel Barron Jay Bartlett Ramona Basiger Sandi Batson Amy Bell Dave Bensinger Mark Bermingham A1 Bethell Michelle Biggs Bridget Bigler Mike Blackwell Brad Bobowski Nancy Bock Sue Boilek Cathy Bolch Barb Boutcher Diane Brady Greg Brandner Shari Brehmer Scott Brey Chuck Bright Dan Brnicky Tim Byrne Judy Calderon ■ 149 4ide basis oS social liSe- © u a X u 8 © Karen Call Rhonda Call Jim Cannon Debby Cartwright Pam Casper Mary Chambers Kathy Chance Beth Chmielik Joyce Chovanec Linda Christman Dennis Churilla Tina Chyzy Maurine Clayton Patty Clemens Mary Beth Colello Connie Cookston OD 8 © 8 x © u 8 © © Carlos Cotto Beverly Cowley Randy Crague Scott Crawley Ken Croft Ginger Crook Dave Crum Gary Cruse Tim Crutchfield Lis Cruz Brian Cummings Bernie Curiel Kimberly Curtis John Davenport Cindy Deal Dory Deem 1 -- 1 " ! V David DelToro Jeff DeRolf Becky Detterline Teresa Dodd Todd Doland Scott Donnelly Michael Dzurochak Jenny Eaton Susan Ecsi Roger Edwards Katy Egan Christine Erb Leslie Farr James Fenes Ed Figuly Chuck Fiscus Colleen Flanagin Kim Ford Rich Fowler Tracey Frankland Dennis Fryer Tammy Gabry Alfonso Gallegos Frank Gallegos 150 — Juniors " N Tonya Gambill Jim Garza Susan Garza Elaine Gaza Leisa Gearman Brian Gensel Larry Gillham Barbara Gillis Mike Glidewell Valerie Goginski James Golgart Tracey Gootee Mark Gordon Larry Graham Jamie Gray John Greene Diana Grzeczka Joyce Grzych Laura Guerrero Robin Halcarz Helen Hale Mark Hall Dena Hauprich Mike Hawkins Tom Hayes Jackie Hays Donna Heins William Heller Lynda Hemmerich Frank Herbert Jeff Herring Gail Hess Tami Higginbotham Carla Hill Denise Hilton Todd Hochstetler Shawn Hofferth Bobi Hoggalt Cathy Hokenson Terrie Horvat Jodi Hoskins Lori Hunt Steve Hussey Theresa Hutchinson Raymond Ignas Cecilia Infante Jerry Irvine Roger Jackman Karen Johnson Ron Johnson Mike Johnston Jerry Jones Martha Jones Michele Jones Sue Jones Laura Joseph Michelle Jovas Brian Junkens Terri Kallok Tim Kaminski _ Juniors — 151 ft ttjoy company of their friends Kim Kasper Jack Kelley Nancy Render Donna Kerr Don Kilar Don King Cathy Kizziah Gary Klekot Terry Klekot Michael Kohanyi Kathy Kolbus Stephen Kolish Kenneth Kolodziej Larry Kolwicz Mona Kosiba Joe Kraly Rita Kubeck Mary Kulesa Dan Ladendorf Tami Lambert Cathy Lannin Tony Lannin Ray LaPosa Dana LaSalle Carol Lavelle Jennifer Lederman Marilyn Lee Judy C. Leib John Lipka Ed Lipkovitch Ruby Lore Jackie Lush Debbie Lynk Bonnie Mahler Beth Maloney Barb Mandichak Julie Marcinek Lisa Marek Frank Martone Ed Matus Kevin Matusik Michael May Nancy McBride Georgiann McCormack Kim McCullough Rick McGehee Ed Mclver Terri Meding Karyn Medonic Marchell Miley Jerry Misiewich Tami Mitchell Warren Mitchill Dana Molodet Debbi Mullane Michael Murray •Jeff Nagy Mike Neiswinger Mark Nevelo Frank Nevlida Jeff Neyhart Rich Niemiec Jodie Nicoles John Noldin Dan Novakowski Lynn Nowacki Mark Nowak Gina Nuccio Tina Oakley Dennis O’Donnell Pat Opat Mike Opinker Tracey Ossanna Richard Owen Kenni Jean Painter Dan Palmer Rosemary Parsanko Maria Patai Dwayne Patlyek Ray Patton Tim Pauer Jeff Pearman Janet Peregoy Rich Perez Jim Petrukitas Roe Phelps Joy Pickett Ed Pierce Mary Porvaznik Karen Potter Don Powell Kevin Powers James Pulley Bob Ramsey Mike Rataczak Lori Reeise Bob Reid Tammy Reyes Marianne Richmond Mark Riley Chris Rogala Diane Roll 153 loving with the i Igniewaki, Terrie 5aB|y»jfeolic at th feic, juniors Sherry! prvat, and Tammy 1 them Club dance. Kenny Rosek Tracey Rotenberg Wayne Rueckert Jill Ryckman Sandy Sahulcik Cecilia Saksa Steve Salka Florencio Sanchez Martin Sanchez Emily Sancya Mary Sandlin Gladys Santiago Michael Sapyta Bob Satterlee Debra Sayers Claud Schrock Alice Schwenn Peggy Scott Sue Scott Mark Sertic Edna Sheetz Sandy Shourek Becky Sickles Ray Sims Lisa Sinchak John Siple Allen Skager Sharon Skeen David Smith Donna Smith Jeff Smith Dawn Snyder Duane Snyder Pete Sojka Kim Sonoff Alison Soto Tammy Spasske 154 — Juniors Gibraltar, Quarry, Tammy Spitzer Randy Spotten Lisa Spudic Mary Stanny Jan Stevens James Sumler Debbie Swaffar Gary Szczudlak Nancy Szydlowski Kim Szyndrowski Mark Tate Tracey Tate Cathy Tenkely Mark Tharp Brent Theodore Shirley Thomas Rick Thompson Jim Tilbury Ernie Torralballa Larry Toth Val Trojan Linda Trutko Joe Tumbiolo Debbie Turner Mike Urbahns Susan Vance Robin Victor Albert Villarreal Phillip Vyner Jeanine Wagner Joe Walters Kim Waugaman Keith Webber Elizabeth Weeks Vicki Weis Margaret Welsh Tim Westphal Steve Wetzel Jim White Robin White Debbie Williams Denise Williams Neil Wilson Sherry Wisniewski Mike Wittig Cathy Wojas Wally Wojcik Robert Wolanin Del Wood Cindy Wozniczka Dan Young Jeff Young Pam Zabinski Lisa Zampino Nancy Ziel (D a s a © ►i w n o 3 •a o 3 e m n Juniors — 155 ess, but not hopeless O Could a class survive without the guidance of a devoted sponsor, someone 8 willing to assume the responsibilities of class projects and advise the Q students? This year the sophomores 0 _ accomplished this feat! Approximately 30 teachers had (£ been asked to sponsor the Class of ’80 at the beginning of the school year. Since the sophs were short on funds, many teachers felt that this job would be too big to handle. A) The sophomores still remained optimistic. They successfully organ- F) ized fund raising projects, in hopes of increasing their earnings for the C junior-senior prom in 1979. A car wash during the summer •P4 boosted the class fund with $150, along with three bake sales. Homecoming mums were sold during lunch hours in the cafeteria commons. Students bought the corsages to wear on homecoming. The sophs made $167. A jewelry sale added $220 to the treasury. Each sophomore was given a package of 12 necklaces. Sophs sold each necklace for $3. The Adult Athletic Association agreed to sponsor a raffle for the . sophs. The idea was originated by a student and the tickets were sold to classmates, teachers and families. Additional plans included a dance, another bake sale, a candy sale and a car wash in the spring. Business contracts, which must be signed by an adult, were officiated by the assistant principal, Mr. Philip Mateja. Mrs. Shirley Rotenberg, junior class sponsor, also helped on occasion. Collectively, the sophomores accumulated $1200, money gained without a sponsor. If they had had an adviser, would they have earned more? This we will never know. Money making projects were quite time consuming, but students also had scholastic goals to accomplish and decisions to make. In preparation for college entrance exams, some sophs benefitted from PSAT tests in October. Every year the sophomores are confronted with choosing class rings. An assembly in January helped them decide. Some students bought their rings through school, while others preferred purchasing them elsewhere. The class officers have a lot of work, but they have confidence in their classmates who offer assistance. “They are really a dependable class. If there is an activity, they will be there to help out,” remarked Phil Elo, sophomore class president. X M X P» o (A Lyn Algozine Arthur Antkowiak Sherie Axtman Janee Babbitt Dawn Bach Deborah Bach Mike Bafia Candy Ballard Duane Banks Margaret Bardoczi Charles Barnes Bridget Barrentine Susan Barrera Pam Barrick Jilayne Bartlett Rhonda Beavers Darcey Bell Nina Bell Patti Bell Kimberly Bellamy Sue Benn Darin Bensinger Mike Bermingham Tim Bermingham Where, oh where, are the sophomore class sponsors? After a desperate search, the positions are still empty. Carmela Abasolo Sharon Adorjan Lisa Adzia Jessica Aguilera Tina Alaniz Cheryl Alberts 156 Donna Bernacki Steve Bethell Judy Betustak Lori Beverlin Laura Bewley Laura Bicek Diane Blount Donald Blount Erin Blount Mike Boardman Kathy Bobowski Martin Boeht Marynell Boer Marty Booker Claudia Boria Linda Boswinkle Dale Bradley Tammy Bradley Ron Brandner Bill Brightwell Dave Brilmyer Pam Brimer Velma Brizzi Duane Brown Dan Bryant Carolyn Bullion Armando Calderon Danny Campbell Tina Canarini Debbie Cantrell Dale Carlson Karen Carter Rob Cashen Ed Chamberlain Misty Chavez Larry Ciupak Craig Clark Michelle Clark Belinda Coon Tina Coots Loree Cornelison Art Cornwell Mike Corrigan John Coulter 157 Donald Cruse Danny Cruz Liz Cruz Chris Cudzilo Mike Cummins Phillip Curtis Nick D’Angelo Ken Daniels Alan DeBold Lisa DelToro Julie Derrow Jeff Devine Brenda Dickey Lloyd Diehl Debbie Dills Donna Dodd Mary Domsic Jeff Dowling John Dragomer Paul Drees Lisa Dugan Dennis Ebeltoft Brenda Edwards Phil Elo Ron Enoksen Connie Evanich Rich Fairchild Laurie Farmer Mike Fenes James Fleming Dana Ford Joy Ford Rita Fraker Alan Frost Dave Futrell Linda Galka Troy Gallagher -Sophs mm enjoy outdoo Chris Gallegos Mike Garza Sharon Gasior Rose Gazibara Dave Gidcumb Tony Gil Carol Goldschmidt Don Goldsmith Bill Golon Teresa Gomez Tony Gonzalez Teresa Gray Rosemary Greslo Patty Griffith Joyce Grimmer Debi Grzeczka Monica Guernsey David Guzek Skip Gyure Terry Hadu Kathy Hall Robin Hall Denise Hamel Kert Hansen Laura Harrigan Donna Harris Mickey Harris Tom Hart Mike Hatch Mary Hauer Terri Hayes Enoch Heavner James Heavner Brian Hemmerich Mike Herbert Pat Herbert Rose Hernandez Marcie Herochik Debbie Hetrick Sandy Hill Sandy Hlad Chris Hlista Terry Holland Steve Holmes Sandy Hooper Tami Horn Sue Howard Nancy Hurley Barb Iddings Dave Ingram Ted Janowski Elaine Jansky David Jen Gregg Jen Mark Johnson Mearl Johnson Sue Jones Rick Jos way Johnny Jusko Bill Kammer Elzie Keaton Joe Keilman Mike Kelley Russell Kerst Eld Kielbasa Helen Kirincic Miro Kirincic Mike Kirinch Jamie Klisurich Steven Klosak Nancy Knight Robin Knight before Autumn leaves Norman Kostoff Garry Kotvasz Jerry Kotvasz Jim Krachenfels Debbie Kronland Lois Kutie Marilyn Landfald Sue Lara Amy Lauer Bridget Lauerman Chris Lelito Doug LeVander Dawn Lewis Ken Lewis Kim Lewis Karen Lipka Linda Lipkovitch Denise Listenberger Carolyn Liubakka John Livingston Iva Locke Brenda Lore Teresa Lozano Bob Lucas Gregory Lukas Scott Lush Bruce Luttringer Lisa Lutzenberger Andrea Macewicz Debbie MacLean Bev Madison Leticia Magana Pam Magginnis Leticia Maldonado Jeff Maliziola Belinda Mandichak Faith Marcinek Phil Markovich Wendy Markowski I Pam Marlow Dawn Martin Jerry Martin Liz Martinez Ed Marzec Joyce Matonovich Joseph Matura Mike Matura David Mays _ 160 — Sophomores -Adult Athletic Association Robert McAfee Tammy McCarthy Kathy McCormick Linda McCullough Dawn McDillon Katy McGann Maureen McGing Karen McMahan Robbin McNash Kim McReynolds Joe Medwetz Pam Meier Delfina Mendez Brian Michelin Evelyn Mick Joy Mielenz Robin Mihalic John Miley Steve Millard Lisa Mish Michele Moore Charles Morey Terri Morey Chuck Morse Pam Mullins Sherry Mullins Patty Munjas Juanita Munoz Paulette Murchek Nikki Murga John Muskoski Steve Nagy Terry Nagy Rich Nallenweg Jackie Nemeth Michele Nevlida Toula Nicholas Becky Nowak Lisa Nuccio Robin O’Brien Vicki O’Brien Carol Olson Lisa Oman Susan Opinker Ray Opperman Susan Orahood Jerry Osborne Deana Owen Mike Pace Carmen Packard Nada Padezanin Ritchie Park Pam Parker Kim Parr Charlene Parson Lawrie Pastar % © s to o to to m m © © a Cfl © sr to v Sophomores — 161 Aghlight sophomore evenings- (0 01 s co 00 CO £ 0 CO A CO o © fa Jayne Pate Richard Patlyek Kim Patton Joe Pavlick Robin Payne Rick Peregoy Roy Perez Steve Petho Georgene Petroski Tim Pickens Wally Piekarczyk Kenny Pilipow Sue Platt Stanley Potter Mike Price Cheryl Pumnea Brenda Quinonez A1 Ramirez Rayelle Ramsey Laura Rapchak Donna Raymond Mark Rebey Pamela Reddish Chris Reid Bob Smith David Smith Carol Smitka Susan Snow Jami Snyder Tammy Snyder Kalee Sobeck Bob Soto Tony Soy Linda Spletzer Steve Staggs Margie Starkey Jean Stasik Brian Steinberg Cecilia Stojan Georganne Stoming 162 — Sophomores Pamela Sullivan Diane Sumler Geralyn Swiger Donna Swisshelm Paulette Szczepanski Karen Szczudlak Laura Taylor Ruby Teran Paula Theodore David Thompson Debbie Thorne Gretchen Thorsky Brian Throgmorton Scot Tomsic Bob Toporek Cindy Toth Janice Trissler Tina Turpin Nancy Urbahns Chuck Valandingham Diane Vavrek Vince Vela Renee Vermejan Scott Vicari Sue Vrahoretis Nada Vranic Betty Vyner Teresa Vyner Wes Vyner Lynn Walker Vana Ward Michele Weatherford James Westbrook Jeff White Sandy White Jean Williams Vickie Williams Chris Wilson Yvonne Wilson Paul Wiltberger Kathy Young Rich Young Denise Zedov Anticipation builds as sophs Chuck Morse, Diane Kosinski, Dave Brilmyer, Debbie Wojcik and Linda Lipkovitch race to the basketball game. s Sophomores — 163 o u CM 01 u CO co s s 0 N co S CO TO 0) u 01 •M V CQ sh struggle through first days Today marked my first day at high school. I kept walking into the wrong classrooms and I had a hard time finding the cafeteria at lunch. My arms hurt at the end of the day from carrying my books around all day; I couldn’t figure out how to unlock my locker. I hope everyday isn’t like this! I realized that my feelings were shared with many other frosh. In the locker room I heard Marsha Frenzel say, “It was one of my scariest moments when I walked into school for the First time!” After getting used to the regular routine, we soon felt like we were an active part of the student body. I found out that every class is responsible for financing a prom its junior year. We organized money making projects to build up our treasury for this purpose. We sponsored a trip to Old Chicago and gained approximately $77 for our class. Another fund raiser had us collecting used items for a rummage sale. It was located in the school parking lot and increased our earnings with about $80. One morning during homeroom, Dr. Becker announced that the homecoming parade had been cancelled. While a group of us were discussing it, John Weis commented, “I’m disappointed be¬ cause it’s my first year at Morton and I was sort of expecting it.” Now that I look back, freshman year wasn’t so bad after all. In fact, it was a lot of fun! “Is that where we’re supposed to be?” Freshmen Steve Tall and Mike Plaskett wander through the halls of Morton. Sharon Appelquist Rosalinda Aragon Ray Arnold Janie Artibey Rob Avenatti Tim Axarides Jim Bac Jeff Bailey Ron Bair Terri-Rose Baker Jerry Baranowski Sue Bardoczi Sandra Barnes Alice Barrett Brian Bartock Karl Bejasa Heather Bell John Berg Joy Berry 164 — Freshmen Bob Betustak Tim Bias Bernie Bielak Clifford Biewenga Carlene Bishop Cindy Blackburn Mike Blair Andrew Blythe Nick Bokun Amy Boland Lisa Bolch Debbie Bond Tami Bonham Pat Boutcher Edwin Bowers Nick Boyan Freshmen — 165 r Michelle Companiott Jeff Conner Sue Convery Bill Cox Brian Cox Kendra Crowder Margie Cruz Nora Csicsko Randy Cummins Shelly Cummins Charlie Dark Bill Davidson Jeff Davis Sandie Davis Tom Davis Kathy Deasy Laurie Decker Andrea DeHenes Regina Deming Paul DeRolf Colleen Derrow Blizabeth Dickey Thomas Diehl Michelle Dodson Tina Douglas Dave Dowling Tammy Downey Mary Drach Douglas Drees Luanne Dube Tom Dujan Ron Dunn Terry Dunne Douglas Duvall Robin Easton Dennis Eaton Donna Eaton Mark Eaton Denise Ebeltoft Sean Egan — Freshmen Rah, rah, rah! Class Marsha Fenes Donna Fenstermaker • Carolyn Fisher GO Judy Floyd Doug Fork Alison Frak Joe Frank Marsha Frenzel Dan Frey Greg Gallegos Ricky Garza David Gearman B to Shelley Geissendorfer Curt Geissler Bill Genduso Steve Gething to Frank Gil Shelley Gillespie Nt Jim Gillis Tami Gilmore Debbie Glasgow Sue Golon Carol Grauvogl Dennis Greaney to Joe Grubesic Jennifer Grzych Joe Guerra m Renee Guerrero ft Dawn Gurnak Neal Hall X Patrick Hall Lori Hamilton Patrick Hanes Robin Hansen Scott Hansen Kim Hantz Glenn Harakal Bill Harmon Charles Hartlerode Stacy Harwood John Hayduk Doug Heller Angie Hendron Don Henson Therese Herbert Jane Herring Bridget He9s George Hess Peggy Higgins Darren Highsmith Holly Hilbrich Lori Hilliard Nancy Hladek Rob Hofferth Shirley Hogan Edward Holmquist Mike Holper Scott Hoskins Carol Hough Kathleen Howard Keith Iddings Jim Ignas Jo Ann Isom Kelley Isom Ronda Jackman Patty Jansky Chris Jasgur Nancy Jazyk Linda Jennings Annette Jimenez Mericia Jones Jeff Juscik 7 Freshmen — 167 attendants away Raul Lozano Tim Lukacek Jose Luna Mark Lynk Shawn Mabbott Joe Macklnday Denise MacLean Tony Maddox Terri Madison Kathy Maier Becky Mallard Karen Maniscalco Georgeanne Marcinkovich Mike Marks John Marosi Walter Marsh Diane Martinez Rene Martinez Monette Martone Mario Matakovic Sheila Matthews Lori McBride Sue McCormack Hugh McCormick Janet McCullough Mike McGee Rusty McGehee Kristine McMahan David McNash Barbara McReynolds Virginia Mendez Charlene Meyer _ frosh homecoming Lana Kaiser Ron Kaminski Tina Kasper Billy Keaton Randy Keaton Larry Keilman Brian Keister Connie Kender Dan Kender Lori Kielbasa Brenda Kirk Jeanine Kocon Mary Koniarski Kurt Kortokrax Kim Kotecki Keri Kowalski Ron Krivo Teresa Kruegen Ray Kubech Nancy Kuchta Frank Kusbel Frances Lanza Ron LaPosa Denise LaSalle Karl Lauer Kevin Laurion Patricia Laurion Robert Lawrence Debbie Lay Charlie Layne Glen Lederman Rick Leib Dan Leismer Michelle Lelito Jean Lewis Ruth Lipka Theresa Littlefield Barb Long Bobbie Long Derissa Long Jim Mick Tim Miley Traci Millsap Debbie Mish Tom Miskovich Jeff Mitchell Lori Montalbano Gregg Morales Trudy Morgan Joseph Munoz David Murchek Mark Myers Joe Nagy Shari Nelson Bobby Neyhart Lynn Nicksic Patty Nicoles Mark Noldin Jeff Novak Carla Oakley Patty O’Brien Vicki O’Brien LeeAnn O’Drobinak Lisa Olson David Opinker Jeffrey Oros John Osborne Geri Oulrey Julie Owen Ray Painter Terri Parker David Parrish Steve Paulich Sue Payne Kim Pearson Laura Pemberton Camille Pena Katrina Perkins Tammy Petitt Barbara Petroski Mike Plaskett Bill Poland Chris Polochak Richard Porras Debra Porter Carri Prokopeak Priscilla Purnick Ricky Quinonez Mike Raduski Bob Ralph Tom Ramberg Denise Rambo y Freshmen — 169 o © •a © ffi CO Wi CO V CO fa frosh prepare for future Rick Ramirez Carolyn Randall Judy Randall Sharon Ratajczak Jim Reigel John Riaden Greg Richardson Melody Richardson Mike Riffle Scott Robinson George Rogers Tami Rogers Lisa Roll Dan Rollins Barry Ross Maureen Roundtree Craig Rowe Karen Ruder Dan Rycerz Beth Saculla Christine Sanchez Theresa Sanchez Joe Sancya Chris Sandlin Debbie Sargent Ed Sarwacinski Jeff Schneider Bob Seibold Karen Seren Barb Sertic Cindy Shanahan Rob Sheffer Sharon Shelby Linda Shellman Melinda Shirley Marijo Shive Sylvester Sikora Mellisa Siple Debbie Sisco Diane Skeen Tina Sknerski Andrew Smith Sandy Smith Paul Sojka Sheila Soltys Aaron Soto Ramona Soto Rebecca Soto V Debbey Sparr Laura Spiccia Roy Spinner Tom Spisak Jimmy Spletzer Scott Spotten Brenda Stalnaker Peggy Stanley Dawn Stassin David Stephen Scott Stevenson Susan Stirling Brian Stone Tammi Stricklin Bob Sullivan Sherrel Sutton Brenda Swaffar John Swanson Debbie Swiercz Jeff Swindle Terri Szot Lisa Szymaszek Steve Tall Chris Taylor 170 — Freshmen Jim Taylor Darlene Thacker Lonnie Thacker Scott Thompson Robbie Tomaszewski Dawn Tomich Sheila Townley Dwayne Trigo Roberta Turpin Bruce Valent Debbie Vance Angel Vandiver Mark Varian Linda Vercimak Alex Vermejan Sandy Vicari Steve Vicari Cheryl Yockey Vicki Vrachan Gordana Vranic Tracy Waechter Kelly Walsh Marian Walters Randy Waugaman Janice Waywood Ken Weaver Cecilia Weeks John Weis Robert Wellman Christine Wenzel Scott West Chuck White Michelle White Marie Wickramasekera Audrey Williams Roger Williams Jeff Wilson Kathy Windle Scott Wisniewski Lora Wolfe Lonny Wood Rick Wright Lee Ann Wriston Martin Wusik Fatima Yoldash Paul Zakarias Chris Zampino Dennis Zaremba Chris Zatlokowicz Ray Zedov Joe Zubrenic _ Freshmen — 171 Staff,faculty guide pupils Growing up in knowledge is as much a part of a teacher’s life as it is a student’s. From the beginning of the year the faculty is learning about students while the students learn about the subjects. Faculty strives to make their individual classes as interesting to pupils as possible. With the aid of films, class discussions, field trips, and other such activities, teachers achieve this goal. Herr Dieter Meister and his German classes spent a day in Chicago viewing a German “song and dance” show in addition to visiting German Town. Commenting on the trip, Herr Meister stated, “It was a worthwhile exposure to one aspect of German culture.” Miss Dona Goldman remarked of her class, “When we study Greek mythology, I have the students put themselves in the Greek gods’ shoes, while others ask the “gods” questions. Mr. Don Huls stated, “I keep my classes lively by occasionally interrupting my stories to teach math.” In one English class students choose their own reading and vocabulary list. “I am trying to get away from the traditional way of teaching,” said Mr. Michael Harris. Five new teachers were added to this year’s faculty list. They are Mr. Michael Harris, English; Mrs. Patricia Johnson, science; Miss Diana Vasquez, special education, Mr. Richard Volbrecht, mathematics. Returning teachers to the MHS staff are Mr. Jerry Woodward, social studies and Mr. Dan Mayerik, industrial arts. Dr. W. Winston Becker Principal Dr. Willard Congreve Superintendent Mr. Philip Mateja Assistant Principal Mrs. Nancy Sullivan Counselor Mrs. Marsha Weiss Counselor Mr. Charles Chidester Head Counselor Administration Trips, films aid staffers Mr. Ernest Alexander Business, Dept. Chairman Mr. William Archer Science, Cross Country, Track Coach Mr. G.E. Bacus English Ms. Mary Baturoni Foreign Language, Travel Club Sponsor, Junior Class Sponsor Mr. John Bolinger English, Foreign Language, Tutoring Service, Foreign Language Club, Sponsor 174 — Faculty Miss Barbara Bossinger English, National Forensics League, Sponsor Mr. Raymond Bright Mathematics, MITS Sponsor Mrs. Marcia Burr English, Foreign Language Mrs. Catherine Carter English _Aj Mr. Donald Casperson Industrial Arts Mr. Robert Coolidge Social Studies Mrs. Virgene Culbertson Librarian Mrs. Carol Damiano Mathematics Mr. Michael Damiano Science, Student Association Sponsor Mr. Joseph DePeugh Mathematics, Dept. Chairman Mr. Donn Edwards English, Stage Crew, Theatre Guild, Sponsor Mr. Stanley Elgas Librarian, Theatre Guild Sponsor Dr. M. ElNaggar Mathematics Mr. Richard Evans Social Studies Mr. Doug Fix English, Speech, Debate Coach, National Forensics League, Sponsor Mr. Jack Georgas Social Studies, Varsity Baseball Coach, Asst. Varsity Football Coach Mrs. Jan Gillard English, Folk Club Sponsor Miss Dona Goldman English Mr. George Green Social Studies Faculty — 175 Mrs. Barbara Griffin Science, Ski Club Sponsor Mrs. Carol Grothouse Special Education, Pom-Pon Sponsor, Senior Class Sponsor Mrs. Jane Hall Social Studies Miss Judith Hall Physical Education Mr. Michael Harris English Miss Aletta Hicks Physical Education, Girls’ Varsity Basketball, Volleyball Coach Mr. Donald Hodson Social Studies Mrs. Geraldine Hooksma Consumer Education, Home-Ec Club Sponsor Mr. Phil Hruskovich Social Studies, Asst. Boys’-Girls’ Tennis Coach Mr. Rick Huber Mathematics Mr. Don Huls Mathematics, Chess Club Sponsor Mr. Robert Hunt Physical Education, Swimming Coach, Asst. Varsity Football Coach 176 — Faculty Mr. Greg Jancich Social Studies, B-Team Basketball Coach Mr. Darrell Johnson Industrial Arts, Boys’ and Girls’ Tennis Coach Mrs. Patricia Johnson Science Faculty adds 7 new members Mr. Dennis Kucer English, Hiking Club Sponsor Mr. Edward Labus Industrial Arts Miss Kathleen Leach Foreign Language Mr. Fred Kepler Science, Freshman Football Coach, Wrestling Coach Mrs. Glenda Kolar Instrumental Music, Band, Stage Band Mr. J.J. Kolar Social Studies, Audio Visual Coordinator, A.V. Club Sponsor Mr. David Lindsey Science Ms. Carol Loehrke Music, Choir, Ensemble Sponsor Mr. Nick Luketic Business Varsity Football Coach Faculty — 177 Ms. Linda Luttringer English, Theatre Guild Sponsor Mr. Don Maicher Business, Asst. Freshman Football Coach Mrs. Nora Mann Consumer Education Mr. Russ Marcinek Social Studies, Varsity Basketball Coach, M-Club Sponsor Miss Jacqueline Martine Consumer Education, Dept. Chairman Faculty makes learningiun Mr. Leo Orloff English Mr. Onie Penzato Industrial Arts, Golf Coach Mrs. Cynthia Pepelea Journalism, Top Hat, Mortonite, Quill and Scroll Sponsor Dr. Mary Pettersen Science, Dept. Chairman, Chemistry Club Sponsor Mrs. Pat Premetz Mathematics Girls’ B-Team Basketball Mr. Julian Rassmussen Science, Zoology, Photo Club Sponsor Mrs. Yvonne Ross Mathematics, MITS Sponsor Mrs. Shirley Rotenberg English, Junior Class Sponsor, Booster Club Sponsor Mr. Walter Ruff Social Studies Mr. Robert Serafin Social Studies, Science, Asst. Wrestling Coach Ms. Helen Slivka Business Mr. Cliff Snow Industrial Arts, Dept. Chairman Faculty — 179 Mr. Jerry Woodward Social Studies Mr. Dennis Zelenke English Dept. Chairman Mr. Maurey Zlotnik Physical Education Athletic Director Mr. Randy Starewicz Mathematics Senior Class Sponsor Mrs. Hazel Stockdale English FEA Sponsor Miss Judy Torkelson Special Education Booster Club Sponsor Twirler Sponsor Miss Diana Vasquez Special Education Mr. Anthony Waring Art Art Club Sponsor Mr. Robert Weiss Science Herpetology Club Sponsor Mr. Howard Stout Social Studies Dept. Chairman Mr. Rich Volbrecht Mathematics Freshman Basketball Coach Asst. Varsity Football Coach 180 — Faculty Aids assist to carry on MHS routine The job of maintenance at Morton belongs to custodians Les Rhodda and John Riley who carry out the jobs that keep MHS looking ship shape. “Attendance” requires a staff of three and the responsibility goes to Mrs. Esther Stern, Mrs. Sue Vineyard, and Mrs. Sally Saculla whose teamwork makes the task easier. Mrs. Janet Neiswinger Cafeteria Staff — First Row: Mrs. Dolores Jelenski, para-professional Mrs. Phyllis Newman, Mrs. Marjorie Marlow, Mrs. Mary Baker. Second Row: Mrs. Thelma Gross, Mrs. Lois Spotten, Mrs. Martha Florig Mrs. Mary Shurman, Mrs. Ruth Browning. Third Row: Mrs. Joan Porter, Mrs. Georgianna Pavlick, Mrs. Norma Easton, Mrs. Betty Markovich, Mrs. Elizabeth Floyd, Mrs. Helen Shock. Custodians, Office Workers, Cafeteria Workers — 181 Spare time ? Not a problem Sor faculty To occupy spare time Mr. George Nelson takes a “Fantastic Voyage” into a science fiction book which is his favorite kind of reading. Through the magic of knitting, Mrs. Nancy Time out for tacos is the best thing Sullivan can turn a ball of yarn into a after a day of sight-seeing at the pair of mittens, socks, or even the Culture Festival for Mr. Robert Weiss sweater she is wearing. and his wife Marsha Weiss. Part-time thief is one of Mr. Stanley Elgas’ extracurricular activities as he snatches a piece of candy from a fellow staffer’s desk drawer. In anticipation of the day’s end, tennis enthusiast Miss Judith Anderson checks her racquet for loose netting before leaving for evening practice. Having an interest in photography, Herr Dieter Meister looks over his camera equipment so no one gets a case of the “blurs.” In an effort to be colorful, Mr. Don Edwards lends a hand to stage crew as he helps to mix paint for a play’s scenery. Faculty — 183 3 § IPi?®gi?@8s 9®on What business existed in 1954, remains today, and uses the slogan, “Let us make your house a home?” a. The Vegetarians Meat Company b. Wilma’s Mouse Traps, Inc. c. Vierk’s Hessville Furniture Answer: c. Vierk’s Hessville Furniture Through the years, many local merchants have remained in business. Vierk’s, Consumer Roofing, Co., and many others continue to grow with the ever-changing needs of the community to provide the finest products and service possible. In order to comply with the new times, some firms including McDonald’s and Citizen’s Federal Savings and Loan rejuvenated the buildings from which they operate. Modern equipment enables products to be delivered to customers at a much quicker rate. To meet the newly acquired needs of the growing population, many new firms have been established. Fast food restaurants, such as Pizza Hut, Lung Wah, and Bonanza allow ‘mom’ a day’s rest from the kitchen. With the increase in automobiles, more gas stations and car dealerships are now in business. A greater concern about fashions forces more clothing stores, such as Einhorn’s and Rosalee’s into operation to meet the always growing needs of the community. More high school students now belong to the work force, therefore enabling them to make more purchases. Local business must now fulfill their needs as well as their parents’. Such firms as Millikan’s and Black Tie cater to both the young and the old. ©dl(10iM©8 184 — Advertising As they prepare to tackle a homework assignment, seniors Mary Bernacki and Janet Adams find a comfortable place to study. Tired from a long day of homework, and volleyball practice, senior Mary Bernacki rests in one of the many easy chairs at Vierk’s. Carefully opening a Vierk’s curio cabinet, senior Janet Adams admires a figurine encased as a keepsake. Vierk ' s -for quality furniture Vierk’s Furniture 6727 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, Indiana 844-8320 186 — Advertising KENWOOD LANES 6311 Kennedy A venue Hammond, Indiana 845-0980 Black Tie FORMALWEAR INC. 7016 Indianapolis Boulevard Hammond 845-6520 While opening a savings account to insure future income, junior Judy Calderon accepts assistance from Mr. Ronald Heiny. assistant vice-president at Calumet National Bank, 661 Kennedy Avenue. Hammond, 845-4680. Calumet National Bank Pom-Pon girls perfect routines 1977-1978 Pom-pon girls — Bottom Row: Karen Dauksza (co-capt.). Mrs. Carol Grothouse (sponsor), Debbie Hendrix (co-capt.). Second Row: Chris Rogala, Ruby Teran, Sue Boilek, Janet Cunningham, Becky Gardner, Candy Felty, Diana Coots, Bonnie Ramirez, Jill Monos, Kathy Szopa, Michele Bac, Tina Coots, Linda Lipkovitch, Debbie Wojcik. Top Row: Debbie Swaffar, Tina Stripka, JoAnn Stribiak, Barb Mandichak. It The Home of Rent-A-Lane 6639 Columbia Avenue | jmr- Hammond 932-5010 If ¥2 Mile east of Southlake Mall Merrillville, 769-3633 Call For Information About Open Bowling a T. BRANDS INC " Candy is happiness " 6736 McCook A venue Hammond 844-8060 Knoerzer Cadillac 6131 Hohman A venue Hammond WE3-0600 — Advertising Jack ' s Carry Out • Chicken • French Fries • Fish • Salads • Shrimp 6602 Kennedy A venue Hammond 844-3032 Morton Sr. High P. T.A. Pres. — Mr. Walter Golgart Jr. V. Pres. — Mrs. Lucy Barnes V. Pres. — Mrs. Lorraine Golgart Sec. — Mrs. Barbara Wojcik Treas. — Mrs. Shirley Rotenberg After a busy morning of shopping, junior Beth Maloney stops by Park View Drive-In for a quick snack. Parkview Drive-In 7148 Kennedy Avenue Hammond 844-5910 _ ' MS 2739 HIGHWAY AVENUE . HIGHLAND, INDIANA PHONE 838-3100 Kosanovich Realty " Wow, that really is a nice house comments junior Chris Rogala as she views a picture at Kosanovich Realty. 7016 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond 845-9066 Advertising — 189 (219)924-8950 Bakker Produce Inc. Wholesale Fruits 5 Vegetables 211 W. Main St. Griffith, Indiana 46319 Bonanza beats students hunger BONANZA SIRLOIN PIT 3651165th Street Hammond 844-9850 “One Texas-T-Bone medium well, please,” repeats senior Lauri Vana as she calls orders to the cooks at Bonanza. Compliments of JERSEY MAID ICE CREAM 4641 Hohman A venue Hammond WE 2-1122 Highland Jewelers 8610 Kennedy A venue Highland 838-2530 Advertising A place fo, education Church and School, Rev. D.A. Pallone and Rev. D. Dudash, 6525 Kentucky Avenue, Hammond, $45-9661. High School is a waste of time ... . . . unless you find a job that turns you on and makes good use of your education. Inland Steel wants only people who want to use everything they’ve learned in high school--and strongly desire to grow person¬ ally and in their chosen field. Inland’s future growth depends on the creativity and productivity of its people. If you want a really challenging opportunity to contribute—with the rewards and responsibil¬ ities that go with it-Inland wants to talk to you. We need action-seeking graduates for opportunities in clerical . . . production . . . technical . . . and craft apprenticeship areas. Think it over. If you have high aspirations and a good high school record, take time to find out about a career with us. See: Your School Counselor or Employment Representatives of Inland’s Personnel Department INLAND STEEL COMPANY Indiana Harbor Works - 3210 Watling Street East Chicago, Indiana ( g) An equal opportunity employer Advertising — 191 Happy to be of some help, Mr. Eppl greets a customer and is ready to discuss insurance matters. Eppl Insurance 6808 Kennedy Avenue Hammond 845-0431 Lake Federal Savings and Loan Association 7048 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond 845-0220 192 — Advertising AMERICAN LEGION POST 232 Compliments of: Commander Bill Miller Officers and Members 6523 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond 844-9837 3317-45th Street Highland 924-5700 PEPSI COLA GENERAL BOTTLERS, INC. An 1C Industries Company 9300 Calumet Avenue Munster. Indiana 46321 Bodie...quality photography Photography specialist whether for i ndustry or weddings m PHOTOGRAPHER 149 State Street Hammond WE 2-1493 Photographers Harry Dudzik and Tom Semesky Advertising — 193 Virgil Huber Funeral Home 7051 Kennedy A venue Hammond 844-1000 McCloskey’s Automotive Service Parts Service Machine Shop U-Haul Rental 6101 Kennedy Avenue Hess vilie 845-5015 194 — Advertising Advertising — 195 Association 1977-78 Student Association Student Association Officers — Front Row: Katy Egan (recorder), Mr. Michael Damiano (sponsor). Back Row: Russ Bollhorst (president), Dan Cox (vice-president). provides leaders Student Association Cabinet — Front Row: Georganne Stoming, Chris Karalas, Lorraine Bundy. Second Row: Tracy Rotenberg, Donna Heins, Barb Mandichak, Peggy Scott, Sherry Crum, Clarissa Carpen. Third Row: Kathy Szopa, Lori Burns, Shari Brehmer, JoAnne Stribiak, Suzie Prange, Bridget Bigler, Mary Bernacki. Fourth Row: Joan Bliss, Renee Polochak, Sandy Bakker, Dave Grubesic, Jeff Zurowski, Jim Turner, Gary Balas. 196 — Advertising TElBEL ' S RESTAURANT Routes 41 and 30 Schererville 865-2000 Citizens Federal Savings 5 Loan 5311 Hohman Avenue Hammond 933-0432 Lauers In-Town Restaurant 34 154th Place Calumet City (312) 868-0323 Banquet Facilities Heritage Motors 6450 Kennedy A venue Hammond 844-1570 Compliments of ItalianO Submarines Carry Out 2804 Duluth corner (Kennedy and Duluth) Flighland 838-0383 Advertising — 197 A.P. DAVIS SPORT, INC. Award Sweaters and Jackets Custom Styled Chenille Letters Heat Applied Lettering on any Garment Trophies and Engraving 4532 Indianapolis Boulevard 219-397-0274 JIMMY’S OLYMPIAN At halftime. Varsity Cheerleaders — Front row: Natalie Geissendorfer, Julie Marcineki Back row, Shari Brehmer, Dena Hauprich, Tami Lambert and Nancy Ziel hurry to Jimmy’s Olympian to get equipment for players. 6512 Indpls. Blvd. Ph. 845-1977 REALTV T-MAX REALTY 2850-l69th Street Hammond, Indiana 46323 Office Home 219 989-9400 219 844-2763 IE. Sc par Pltntc AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS OUR SPECIALTY ALL TYPES OF MECHANICAL REPAIRS PH. 989-9677 ED BAKO TA 6146 KENNED Y A VE. STAN McCAW HESSVILLE, IND. Hairstyling for Women and Men 33l9-45th Street PHONE Highland, Indiana (219) 924-4100 Dairy Milk 2625 Highway Hammond, Indiana 198 — Advertising m m McDonald ' s OVER S3 BILLION SERVED Advertising — 199 McDonald ' s ® 3639 169th Street Hammond 845-8625 " Good afternoon. May I take your order please? " recites a McDonald’s employee as she pleasantly receives a customer’s order during one of Morton’s lunch hours. Seniors get-it-togethei Front Row: Candy Alexander, Kelly Benson, Pam Kasper, Diana Coots. Donna Bewley, Julie Abel, Pam Hadady. Julie Noreika, Gretchen Winscher. Rhonda Martin. Robin Shedd. Second Row • Barb Shadley, Kim Easton. Teri Spiro. Barb Vicari. Sue Vines, Sue Fozkos. Rachel Luketic, Carole Kuhn, Gail Varlin, Sharon Flembree. Third Row: Jill Jankowski. Janet Adams. Liz Highsmith, Mary Bernancki, Debbie Bailey, Debbie VanderMeer, Patti Wyant, Lisa Wojcik, Cynthia Siminski. Kelly Bonaventura. Fourth Row: Nancy Roach, Tom Reigle. Sherry Crum, Carol Backlund. Stephanie Oberc. Sandy Sonaty, Greg Blanton. Phyllis Flayduk. Clarissa Carpen, Pat Nadon, Mary Jameyfield, Doug Ellison, Laurie Pecaro, Maureen Mose. Fifth Row, Mick Maslar, Russ Bollhorst. Tim Johnson. Jeff Zurawski, Chet Sikora, Jim Kane, Sue Mulhern. Front Row: Chris Johnson. Janet Emond. Linda Salatas. Donna Polovina, Kevin Polkinghorn. Darryl Simko. Mike Cowan. Pam Kasper, Paul Markovich, Bill Flolland. Second Row: Gayle Flarris, Laurie Vana, Kelly Cantlon. Kathy Szopa, Pam Fork, Debbie Flendrix, Lori Mambourg, Becky Pepper, Chris Companion. Jill Monos. Third Row: Barb Kosinski. Jill Hulsey, Janice Jazyk. Patty Knight. Gigi Calderon, Joan Wleklinski, Chris Martinez, Jim Turner, Joe Sliwa, Bonnie Ramirez. Tina Stripka. Fourth Row: Danielle Paulich, Polly Scott. JoEllen Mihalov. Janice Frey, Mary Boyan. Dawn Sabau, Dennis Saeger. Tom Couch, Mike Gutierrez. Fifth Row: Julie Kadar, Barb Halon. Gary Balas, Margie Ruiz. Larry Evanich. Doug Zubrenik, Jeff Tonkovich. Sixth Row: Doug DeBore. Frank Vitalone, Tom Lambert. Ken Kaniewski, Steve Josway, Louie Vauter. Don Weaver, Jim Tokoly, Mike Angle, Chris DeLache. 200 — Advertising with spirit, enthusiasm Mark McKechnie. Tom Smitka, Jeff Jankowski. Gayle Fross. Terri Clinton. Carol Backlund, Pauleen Schaller. Second Row: Cary Lannin. Greg Swiercz. Dan Rowe Tim Guiden. Dan Kraly. JoAnn Stribiak. Janet Cunningham, Kathy Rospond. Marcia Zarnik. Becky Urbano. Crystal Kasper. Lisa Edwards. Third Row: Kevin Krucina. Mike Prljevic, Shaw Collins. Tim McCrea. Perry Rubino, Joan Bliss, Renee Polochak, Ruth Drake. Suzie Prange. Mike Vercimak, Jim Donoho. Larry Demko, Jim Stokes. Ron Ward, Sue Sknerski, John Fowler. Dan Cox. Chris Karalas. Fifth Row: Nick Mireles. Rachel Luketic, Carol Kuhn, Sue Fozkos. Sandy Bakker. Carol Stevens. Nancy Roquet, Natalie Geissendorfer. Kathy Sirbas, Charlene Hart, Mary Kielbasa. Sixth Row.- Brian Graban. Kevin McCabe, Jim Roach. Phil Chepregi, Craig Warner, Jack Downing, Rusty Frisk, Carl Lanning. Diane Holloway, Rachel Martinez. Becky Boyle. Front Row: Denise Williams. Tina Letson, Ken Balczo. Pam Stricklin Kara Mahan. Mrs. Carol Grothouse, Mr. Randy Starewicz. Second Row: Greg Swiercz, Amel Maximose. Chris Pauer, Julie Csicsko. Deanna Pettit, Georgina Swanson. Nancy O ' Brien, Chris Diehl. Wayne Machuca. Sharon Gillespie, Rich Teran. Third Row: Pam Kasper. Becky Gardner. Beth Crowe. Beth Plaskett, Vicky Scott, Toni Parker, Nikki Sopp, Stella Fritz. Sandy Ford. Fourth Row: Jane Dudley. Jackie Lind. Karen Elo, Jim Parker. Fifth Row: Karen Rinehart, Chris Newton. Greg Hetrick, Jim Frost. Advertising — 201 Gladish Florists 7034 Kennedy Avenue Hammond 844-3013 Almira’s Pastry Shop Whipped Cream Pies £ Cakes For Any Occasion " Story Book Character Cakes” 836-1070 844-4334 932-1920 421 Ridge Road In Van Til ' s Sibley 6 Munster Hammond Maywood 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. There is no monkey business at Hessville 5 £ 10 until senior Sue Olson and sister Carol take a look in the crafts department. Hessville 5 S 10 6803 Kennedy Avenue Hammond 844-9545 Work, fun, religion equal OLPH Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church and School 7132 Arizona Avenue Hammond 844-3474 School work is a never ending job for teacher Sister Celine, as she reviews the previous night ' s spelling homework in class. 202 — Advertising State Farm offers insurance to suit all needs ANDY RAMI AN f -- STATE FARM INSURANCE ® 7014 Kennedy Avenue Hammond 844- 3155 Auto • Life • Fire A birthday card at Fifield’s Pharmacy catches the attention of senior Paul Markovich and sophomore Chris Lelito. Fifield ' s Pharmacy 6729 Kennedy Avenue Flammond 844-8025 Scott ' s Office Supply 2205 169th Street Hammond 844-8641 j Beauty Salon Complete Beauty Care Wigs, Wiglets Sold and Serviced j 2824 173rd Street Hammond Jean Hoots — Owner 845-0686 Open — 7 days a week 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Advertising — 203 Anderson Auto Parts 7114 Cline Avenue Hammond 844-0317 Century 21 Kaye and Roach Realty, Inc. 7027 Calumet Avenue Hammond Business: 972-1777 and 933-6950 Resident: 844-8638 fhile asking for some assistance from a 1 | }cret arv a t Kat ' -rpii fli i ' ll TT sophomo Di fsiggtltjSSiUt lans for her future home. 204 — Advertising Advertising 205 ' 77-78 Timerettes aid swimmers Amel Maximose (capt.) Tina Alaniz Mary Kulesa Cindy Deal Karen Lipka Katy Egan Amy Lauer Sandy Sahulcik Bridget Bigler Jamie Snyder Becky Barrett Cruise in style at J. J. Wright J.J. Wright Motor Co. 11220 TORRENCE AVENUE LANSING, ILL. 472-6262 After a comfortable JJ. Wright ride, junior Jack Kelley and senior Mark Bridges take a rest before going home. Morton Adult Athletic Association President — Mr. William McCree Vice President — Mrs. Joellyn Mihalov Secretary — Mrs. Delores Cunningham Treasurer — Mrs. Pat Adzia " Guess what I ami " Before getting back to school, freshmen Brenda Pinkstaff. Donna Dali, and Theresa Herbert play charades in the pet aisle at Ribordy Drug store. Ribordy Drugs Briar East Hammond Shopping Center 844-5033 206 — Advertising ELECTRONICS TV 2245 169th Street Hammond " Congratulations to the Senior Class " Ready to serve a Dairy Queen Treat are Front Row: Ruby Lore. Nancy Quandt Back Row: Sue Garza, Wayne Rueckert, Janet Emond, manager Dennis Fausch, and Donna Byrd. Denny ' s Dairy Queen 6642 Kennedy Avenue Hammond 844-2755 Security Federal 45IS Indianapolis Boulevard 398-1322 3415 Michigan Avenue 397-0803 East Chicago 2600 Highway Avenue 838-1812 Highland 9301 Wicker 365-4344 St. John Advertising — 207 HAMMOND CHIROPRACTIC LIFE CENTER, INC. Ron Daulton — Chiropractor 5716 Hohman Avenue Hammond 932-8900 Are you looking for a career with great need and unlimited opportunity? We have it! Call us today for free details. Proofof Excellence No other company has made so many rings for the number ONES! Your Class Ring is a WINNER. Represented by: JIM BELL Balfour-Taylor Michigan City, Indiana 46360 JEWELRY ' S FINEST CRAFTSMEN Professional Auto Brokers 5716 Hohman Avenue Hammond Buying a new car? MONEYSWORTH MAGAZINE says a new car broker can save you up to $500 or more. We can! Try us and see! Free details. 937- 895 208 — Advertising Chem Club preserves nature center 1977-78 Chemistry Club Before admitting sophomore Diana Kosinski to the Chemistry Club dance. Dr. Mary Pettersen (sponsor) checks her I.D. Chem Club — Front Row: Mary Jameyfield. Craig Warner. Georgina Swanson. Second Row • Tracy Franklin. Pam Stricklin. Cheryl Gillespie Barb Gillis. Jewel Barron. Third Row • Jim Roach. Barb Idelings. Julianne Csicsko. Mary Boy an. Mark Kulesa. Fourth Row: Donna Harris. Evelyn Mick Mick Maslar. Richard Teran. Advertising — 209 Van Til ' s-shopping made easy Van Tils Supermarket 2635 169th Street Hammond 844-5415 " ,Roll, roll, roll your cart gently down the aisles. " Looking for excitement, juniors Tammy Spasske, Tammy Spitzer and Sue Scott explore Van Tils. Princess Pet Centers 6SI9 Kennedy Avenue 4722 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond East Chicago 844-1296 397-7907 CINDYS DANCE STUDIO •COMPLETE LINE OF PET SUPPLIES • TROPICAL FISH. BIRDS. PUPPIES •PROFESSIONAL DOG GROOMING " DOGS NEVER TRANQUILIZED " Mike S Sandy Mordus 3506 165th Street Hammond 844-2060 Mr. and Mrs. George L. Bocken 7042 Kennedy Avenue Hammond 844-1600 210 — Advertising 844-8H3 Woodmar Delicatessen Carryouts Party trays Party foods High Quality At Low Prices 2247 — 169th Street Hammond (across from Purdue Univ.) JOHN’S HANDYMAN SERVICE Specializing in interior carpentry , paneling , tiling, suspended ceiling 6722 New Hampshire Avenue Hammond 845-4199 " Just one wore turn ought do it, " sophomore Chuck Morse seems to be saying as he adjusts senior Jesse Robles with a fine wrench at Lindy ' s. Lindy ' s Hardware 6220 Kennedy A venue Hammond Bert’s Shell Service 737-169 th Street Hammond 933-0480 I found it. Chris helps brother Gary Adzia. junior, find the right color of paint from the wide selections of colors available at Adzia ' s True Value Hardware Store. Adzia ' s - for your hardware needs ADZIA TRUE VALUE HARDWARE So Una ' s Bakery 6713 Kennedy Avenue Hammond 844-6815 Good Used Cars CSS MOTORS 6908 Calumet Avenue Hammond 933-3645 Joe Coleman (owner) 212 — Advertising Congratulations and Best Wishes from Mayor EDWARD J.RASKOSKY City Court Judge JACK F. CRAWFORD City Clerk STANLEY KULIK Advertising — 213 Shop Burger’s for quality food BURGER’S IS30 45th Avenue Munster 165th and Columbia Hammond Ridge Road and State Line Munster Adding a little tickle to their lives freshmen Lee Ann O ' Drobinak, Diane Martinez. Cathy Collins and Nancy Jazyk explore the toiletry department at Burger ' s. 214 — Advertising Stctuiiwc “Soofatta facnUf J n 7ZeJ «UiUc " PIewe ' " KSiM ' issyt ' nes " 7HU 7i e tf " Vtcoiic $• Service £ Xpert Pcana 7ci4tuuf ' Poc6li 6uty rfviMyitty Mid West Music serves all musical needs Advertising — 215 Junior Class prepares for prom Junior Class — Front Row: Michelle Bac. Donna Smith, Cathy Botch, Julie Marcinek, Beth Weeks. Sue Bandura. Chris Rogala, Debbie Swaffar. Nancy Ziel, Dena Hauprich. Second Row: Mary Kulesa, Jewel Barron, Tracey Rotenberg. Barb Mandichak, Peggy Scott, Katy Egan, Sue Ecsi, Kim Szyndrowski. Third Row: Denise Hilton, Nancy Szydlowski, Diana Brady, Lisa Spudic. Barb Gillis, Karen Potter, Sue Jones, Valerie Goginsky, Joyce Chovanec, Beth Maloney, Tami Lambert. You can ac-count on Peoples Federal Bi [cep] Augie Barber Styling Stern’s Woodmar W or without appointment Hardware Hair styling — Hair coloring Hair pieces — Lamp cutting 2 barber stylists 7025 Indianapolis Boulevard 6313 Kennedy Avenue Hammond Hess vilie The Friendly Ones 844-Q877 mjm NEW PASSBOOK RATE £) 4 Per Annum Compounded Quarterly Accounts Insured to $40,000 We pay the intangible tax on all savings accounts Congratulations to the 1978 Graduating Class! Morton High School Graduates are encouraged to open a passbook savings account. Why wait! 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Fourth Row: Mrs. Rotenberg, Kim Parr, Sue Bandura, Cathy Hokenson, Tracy Rotenberg, Pam Casper, Patty Clemens, Diane Brady, Lisa Spudic, Karen Potter. Jackie Hays, Michele Bac, Valerie Goginsky, Linda Christman, Gayle Fross, Georganne Stoming, Ruby Teran, Karen Lipka, Lee Ann O ' Drobinak, Jackie Catania, Tami Bonhom, Colleen Derrow. Fifth Row: Lisa Bolch, Lori McBride, Cathy Bo lch, Beth Weeks. Tina Weeks, Donna Smith, Kendra Crowder, Lisa Algozine, Barbara Gillis, Rhonda Call, Carol Backlund, Sue Ecsi, Tami Lambert, Joyce Chovanec, Denise Hilton. Sue Jones, Debbie Wojcik, Linda Lipkovitch, Tracey Frankland, Nancy Szydlowski, Terri Rose Baker, Mary Adams, Carri Prokopeak. Pittsburgh - Paints t OUtiMPtC CXYMPIC STAIN CAMBRIDGE HOUSE, INC. A Pittsburgh Paint Decorating Center 2732 165th Street HammondIndiana 46323 Phone (219) 845-1300 Contact: Jim Sheets, Charlie Conway, Gene Simones Advertising — 219 Baskin-Robbins offers 31 flavors! Baskin-Robbins 31 Flavors Ice Cream 7I 19 Indianapolis Boulevard Hammond 844-9623 John and Karen Luksich Owner While working at Baskin-Robbins. senior Pam Stricklin offers many flavors as well as a friendly smile. PMM w » . Ill l == NichoFs Foundry 6550 Osborn Hammond 844-6525 Fred. V. Messman — Owner Jane Sullivan — Assistant WOODMAR JEWELERS § GIFT SHOP Specializing in Fine Clocks 8 Diamonds Watch Repair — Ring Remounts Gift — Engraving 7012 Indianapolis Boulevard Hammond 844-5618 220 -Advertising Calumet Press " Voice of the Ridge” 8411 Kennedy Avenue Highland (219) 838-0717 Best Wishes WOODMAR RECORDS $ TAPES Woodmar Shopping Center 6508 Indianapolis Boulevard Hammond 844-2250 Plywood Minnesota Inc. 3740 179th Street Hammond 844-8500 " What do you get when you shop at Ply¬ wood Minnesota? — quality Products reasonable prices and friendly service. Advertising — 221 Good service and great food, make Freddy ' s Steak House ' s atmosphere warm and friendly for Pam Meier and Mary Domsic. Tasty, pleasing-try Freddy s steaks! Freddy’s Steak House 6443 Kennedy Avenue Hammond 8444500 Herff Jones Co . George Kingsley Box 747 Monticello 219-583-3420 Bloomberg Agency Real Estate — Insurance Accounting and Tax Services 7024 Kennedy Avenue Hammond 844-3284 — Serving Youth That Youth May Better Serve — YMCA OP THE HAMMOHD AREA. WC. 7322 Southeastern Ave., Hammond, Ind. 46324 (219) 845-1507 222 — Advertising Julie Marcinek Shari Brehmer Natalie Geissendorfer Varsity Cheerleaders Mrs. Marsha Weiss — Sponsor Tami Lambert Nancy Ziel Dena Hauprich Advertising — 223 A Ahasolo, Carmela 82, 111, 156 Abdelhadi, Siham 120 Abel, Carrie 120 Abel. Julie 120, 200 Abel, Sheila 149 Acheson, Rachel 120 Adams, Brian 63, 73, 164 Adams, Janet 120. 186, 200 Adams, Mary 164, 171, 219 Adkins, Linda 164 Adorjan, Sharon 82, 112, 156 Adzia, Gary 43. 70, 113, 149 Adzia, Lisa 156 Aguilar, Tammy 108, 164 Aquilera, Bill 73 Aguilera, Jessica 18, 68, 82, 113, 156 Alaniz, Tina 76, 113, 156, 205 Alberts, Cheryl 100, 101, 156 Alberts, Greg 115, 116, 149 Alberts, Jennifer 103, 149 Alexander, Candy 102, 120, 200 Alexander, Mr. Ernest 174 Algozine, Lisa 149, 219 Algozine, Lyn 74, 113, 156 Allen, Gary 63, 164 Anderson, Ms. Judy 172, 183 Andrews, Jim 149 Angle, Mike 120, 200 Anguiano, Andy 164 Anoskey, Tim 149 Antkawiak. Arthur 156 Appelquist, Charles 78, 149 Appelquist, Sharon 164 Aragon. Rosalinda 113, 164 Archer, Mr. Bill 174 Ardelean, Rosemary 149 Arnold, Ray 164 Arnold, Steve 149 Artibey, Jane 164 Avenatti, Rob 73, 164 Axarides, Tim 164 Axtman, Sherie 156 B Babbitt, Janee 82 Babbitt, Marie 156 Bac. Jim 112, 164 Bac. Michele 95, 108, 112, 113, 148, 149, 188, 215, 219 Bach, Dawn 45, 113 Bach. Deborah 112, 113, 156 Backiund, Carol 120, 200, 201, 219 Bacus, Mr. Glen 174 Bafia, Mike 156 Bahleda, Frank 115, 120 Bailey, Debbie 120, 200 Bailey, Jeff 164 Bain, Ronald 164 Baker, Terri-Rose 164 Bakker. Sandra 98. 120, 135, 196, 201, 219 Balas, Gary 16, 21, 45, 59, 61, 120, 196, 201 Balas, Mrs. Lucille 181 Balczo, Kenneth 17, 77, 111, 115, 201 Ballard. Candy 74, 100, 156 Banasiak, Joe 59, 62, 78, 149 BAND. 100 Bandura, Mr. Michael 174 Bandura, Susan 109, 149, 215, 219 Banks. Duane 156 Baranowski, Jerry 164 Baranowski, Walter 121 Bardoczi, Frank 149 Bardoczi, Margaret 100, 156 Bardoczi, Sue 68, 74, 100, 164 Barnes, Carl 32, 149 Barnes, Chuck 70 Barnes, Darrell 16, 21, 28. 44, 101, 102, 103, 149, 184 Barnes, Sandra 113, 116, 164 Barrentine, Bridget 156 Barrera, Susan 82, 113, 156 Barrett, Alice 110, 113, 164 Barrett, Becky 76, 79, 114, 115, 149, 205 Barrett, Danny 31, 116, 117, 149 Barrett, Keith 149 Barrick, Jim 80, 149 Barrick, Pam 82, 156 Barrix, Robert 149 Barron. Jewel 82. 95. 100, 101, 102, 110, 112, 116, 117, 149, Bartlett, Jay 149 Bartlett, Jilayne 103, 156 Bartock, Brian 164 Bartock, Pete 121 BASEBALL 90, 91 Basiger, Romona 103, 110, 149 BASKETBALL B-TEAM 72 BASKETBALL FROSH 73 BASKETBALL GIRLS 74, 75 BASKETBALL BOYS VARSITY 70, 71 Bass, Rich 52 Batson, Sandi 149 Baturoni, Ms. Mary 148, 174 Beavers, Rhonda 156 Becker, Dr. Winston W. 34, 59, 172 Bejasa, Carl 164 Bell. Amy 85. 149, 230 224 — Index Index Bell, Darcey 156 Bell, Heather 164 Bell, Mrs. Lois 173 Bell, Nina 82, 103, 113 Bell, Patti 156 Bellamy, Kim 156 Benedict, Tom 109, 121 Benn, Kathy 155 Benn, Susan 100 Bennett, Lee 121 Bensinger, Dale 104, 105, 149 Bensinger, Darin 70, 90, 156 Bensinger, Dave 80 Benson, Kelly 121, 200 Berg, John 116, 164 Bermingham, Mark 149 Bermingham, Mike 78, 156 Bermingham, Tim 156 Bernacki, Donna 157 Bernacki, Mary 69, 98, 122, 186, 196, 200 Berry, George 122 Berry, Joy 164 Bethel 1, A1 149 Bethell, Steve 157 Betusak, Judy 115, 157 Betusak, Rob 165 Beverlin, Lori 157 Bewley, Donna 122, 200 Bewley, Laura 102, 103, 113, 157 Bias, Tim 165 Bicek, Laura 157 Biel. Mr. Adolph 173 Bielak, Bernard 165 Biewernea, Clifford 63, 165 Bigbie, Robert 63 Biggs. Michelle 149 Bigler, Bridget 76, 98, 149, 196, 205 Biscuso, Jennie 122 Bishop, Ruby 106, 165, 219 Blackburn, Cindy 50, 165 BLACK TIE 187 Blackwell, Mike 149 Blair, Mike 165 Blanton. Greg 102, 103, 200 Blife, Andy 100 Bliss, Joan 94, 96. 98, 122, 196, 201, 230 Blount, Diane 157 Blount, Donald 157 Blount, Erin 157 Blount, Rick 144 Blythe, Andrew 165 Bobowski, Brad 59. 62, 64, 149 Bobowski, Kathy 117, 157 Bock. Nancy 149 Boelt, Martin 116, 157 Boer, Marywell 157 Boilek, Sue 102, 103, 104, 108, 149, 188 Bokori, Meloney 122 Bokun, Nick 73, 165 Boland, Amy 111, 165 Bolch, Cathleen 149, 215, 219 Bolch, Laura 122 Bolch, Lynn 165, 219 Bolinger, Mr. John 111, 174 Bollhorst, Russ 14, 15, 17, 20, 21, 80, 81, 99, 122, 146, 196, 200 Bolsega, Flo 122 Bonaventura, Kelley 123 Bond, Deborah 82, 108, 165 Bond. James 63 Bond, Jeff 81 Bonham. Tam mi 165, 219 Booker, Marty 116, 157 BOOSTER, CLUB 109 Borio, Claudia 157 Bosch, William 115, 123, 124 Boskovich, Cheryl 123 Bossinger, Miss Barbara 174 Boswinkle, Linda 157 Boutcher, Barb 112, 149 Boutcher, Pat 165 Bowen, Dan 195 Bowers, Ed 63, 165 Boyan. Mary 111, 113, 117, 123, 201 Boyan, Nick 63, 165 Boyle, Becky 102, 123, 201 Bradley, Cathy 165 Bradley, Dale 116 Bradley, Tammy 52 Brady, Dave 117, 157, 165 Brady, Diane 112, 113, 149, 215, 219 i, 219 Brandner. Greg 38. 70, 149 Brandner, Ron 72, 157 Brehmer, Shari 65. 94. 96, 98, 107, 149, 196, 198, 223, 230 Brey, Scott 149 Bridges, Mark 206 Bright, Chuck 149 Bright, Mr. Ray 174 Brightwell, Bill 72. 157 Brilmver. Dave 157, 163 Brilmyer, Karen 42, 68. 69, 75. 95. 109, 123, 144, 201 Brimer, Pam 157 Brizzi, Velma 157 Brnicky, Dan 149 Brnicky, Tom 165 Brown, Duane 116, 157 Brown, Lori 165 Brown, Steve 165 Brown, Vanessa 82, 165, 219 Brownewell, Keith 165 Brownewell, Kevin 165 Browning, Jami 165 Browning, John 78, 123 Browning, Ruth 101 Brumfield, Donald 34, 123 Brumfield, Pamela 149 Bryant, Dan 78, 157 Bryre, Sherrie 83, 165 Buchko, Tammy 165 Buckmaster, Loriann 111, 165 Buckner. Richard 100, 115, 123 Buitron, Patricia 37, 113, 123 Bukowski, Marc 124 Bullion, Jackie 123 Bundy, llene 165 Bundy, Karen 102, 124 Bundy, Lorraine 2, 98, 124, 196 Burgeson, Debbie 103 Burleson, Leonard 78, 99, 115, 149 Burns, Lori 69, 75, 95, 98, 109, 149, 196 Burr, Mrs. Marsha 174 Burton, Dave 103, 149 Byrd, Donna 124, 207 Byrd, Loura 124 Byrd, Tom 165 Byrne, Timothy 149 Byrom, Joe 124 C CABINET 98 Calderon, Armando 157 Calderon, Debbie 14. 106, 164, 165, 169, 219 Calderon, Gigi 123, 201 Calderon, Judy 149, 187 Call, Karen 150, 219 Call, Renae 165 Call, Rhonda 113, 149, 219 CALUMET NATIONAL BANK 187 Campbell, Dan 116, 157 Canarini, Tina 157 Cannon, Jim 150, 211 Cantlon, Kelly 123, 201 Cantrell, Debbie 113, 157 Carlson, Dale 43, 114, 157 Carlson, Joan 114, 115, 165 Carmon, Karen 108, 165 Carmon, Lynn 16, 108, 123 Carpen. Clarissa 98. 102, 103, 110, 111, 124, 196, 200 Carrubba, Mike 165 Carter, Bruce 165 Carter, Mrs. Catherine 174 Carter, Karen 157 Cartwright, Debby 113, 149 Cashen, Dennis 37, 165 Cashen, Rob 117, 157 Casper, Leslie 111, 165 Casper, Pam 16. 44. 101, 149, 219 Casperson, Mr. Don 174 Cassoday, Mark 53 Catania, Jackie 99, 106, 165, 219 Caudle, Joe 165 CAVING CLUB 115 Chamberlain, Ed 157 Chambers, Don 165 Chambers, Mary 102, 110, 149 Chance, Kathy 19. 68, 69, 99, 103, 109, 149 Chance, Mike 73, 81, 165 Chappey, Greg 112, 113 Chavez, Julian 12. 52, 59. 109, 124, 145 Chavez, Misty 111, 157, 219 CHEERLEADERS, B TEAM 107 CHEERLEADERS, FRESHMAN 106 CHEERLEADERS, VARSITY 107 CHEM CLUB 117 Chepregi, Phil 100, 101, 111, 117, 124, 201 CHESS CLUB 116 Chidester, Mr. Charles 173 Chmielik, Beth 116, 149 Chovanec, Joyce 82, 94. 96, 113, 149, 219 Christman. Linda 64, 65, 115, 149, 219, 230 Churilla, Dan 73, 165 Churilla, Dennis 59, 149 Chyzy, Tina 149 Ciupak, Larry 105, 114. 115, 117, 157 Clark, Craig 157 Clark, Michelle 114, 157 Clark, Scott 124 Clayton, Kevin 165 Clayton, Maurine 149 Clemens, Frank 63. 165 Clemens, Patty 112, 149, 219 Clevinger. Rose 165 Clinton. Terri 94. 96, 124, 201, 222 Cole, Vincent 100, 101, 165 Colei lo, Mary Beth 95, 96, 149 Colei lo, Steve 165 Colgrove, David 165 Colgrove, Paul 124 Collins, Kathy 82, 165, 214 Collins. Shaw 5, 85. 109, 125, 145, 201 Colston, Brady 165 Companion, Chris 21. 27. 40. 59. 99. 109, 125, 135, 201 Companion, Michelle 166 CONCERT CHOIR 102 Congreve, Dr. Willard 172Conner, Jeff 166 Convery, Robert 125 Convery, Sue 166 Cookston, Connie 149 Coolidge, Mr. Charles 174 Coon, Belinda 113, 157 Coots, Diana 9, 14. 108, 122, 125, 188. 200 Coots, Tina 108, 113, 157, 188 Corday, Dana 116 Cornelison, I-oree 103, 113, 157 Cornwell. Arthur 157 Cornwell, Robert 111, 115, 125 Corrigan, Mike 157 Cotto, Carlos 150 Cauck. Thomas 125, 201 Coulter, David 125 Coulter, John 157 Cowan. Mike 59, 125, 131, 201 Cowley, Bev 150 Cox, Bill 166 Cox, Brian 166 Cox. Dan 9. 14, 17. 70, 99. 109, 125, 196. 201 Crague, Randy 150 Crawley, Scott 150 Croft, Ken 150 Crook, (linger 150 CROSS COUNTRY 66. 67 Crowder. Kendra 166. 219 Crowe. Beth 17, 94. 125, 201, 231 Crues, Rita 125 ('rum. Sherry 98, 125, 196, 200 Cruse, Donald 158 Cruse, (lary 150 Cruse, John 125 Crutchfield. Timothy 102, 150 Cruz, Danny 158 Cruz, Liz 112, 150 Cruz, Marjorie 166, 219 Csicsko, Nora 77, 166 Csicsko. Julianne 115, 117, 125, 201, 209 Cudzilo, Chris 158 Culbertson, Mrs. Virgene 174 Cummings, Brian 59, 150 Cummins. Mike 158 Cummins, Randy 73, 166 Cummins, Shelly 166 Cunningham, Janet 14, 65. 108, 125. 188, 201 Curiel, Bernie 112 Curtis, Kimberly 150 Curtis, Phillip 158 Cutie, Lois 100, 115 D Dali, Donna 206 Damiano. Mrs. Carol 175 Damiano, Mr. Michael 175, 196 D’Angelo, Nick 59, 62, 158 Daniels, Ken 59, 62, 78, 158 Dark. Charlie 166 Dauksza, Karen 14. 15, 108, 125, 188 Davenport, John 59. 62. 109, 150 Davidson, William 166 Davis. Jeff 63. 166 Davis, Kim 12 Davis, Pam 44. 101 Davis. Sundie 166 Davis. Mrs. Shirley 181 Davis, Tom 166 Deal, ('indy 49. 76, 150, 205 Deasy. Kathy 113, 166 Deasy. Kevin 125 DeBoer. Doug 200 DeBold. Alan 29. 103, 158 Decker, Laurie 108, 166 Deem. Dory 150 DeHencs, Andrea 166 Del-ache, Christopher 32, 36, 88, 89, 126 DelToro, David 150 DelToro, Lisa 108, 110, lf 8 Deming, Regina 166 Demko. I-arry 7. 78. 96. 97. 124. 126, 201 DePeugh. Mr. Joe 175 DeRolf, Paul 112. 166 Derrow. Colleen 166, 219 Derrow, Julie 158 Detterline, Becky KM). 101, 150 Devine. Jeff 158 Dickey. Brenda 100, 158 Dickey. Elizabeth 166 Diehl. Chris 16. 17. 94. 96. loo. 101, 102. 103. Ill, 126, 201, 231 Diehl. Lloyd 158 Diehl, Tom 166 Dills, Debra 158 Doan. Dave 89, 126 Dodd. Donna 158 Dodd. Teresa 103, 150 Dodson, Michelle 166 Doland, Todd 150 Domsic. Mary 158, 222 Donnelly. Scott 150 Donoho. Jim 124, 126. 201 Douglas, Tina 111. 166 Dowling. Dave 63, 73. 166 Dowling. Jeff 158 Downey. Tammy KM). H3t jgfl Downey, Tim 77, 126 Downing. Jack 40. 126. 201 Drach. Mary 166 Dragomer, John 19, 158 Dragomer, Nick 126 Drake, Ruth 21, 64, 65, 68, 69, 75, 109, 111, 126, 134, 201 Drees, Douglas 116, 117, 166 Drees. Paul 116, 158 Dube, Luanne 166 Dudley, Jane 201 Dugan, Dana 126 Dugan, Lisa 158 Dujan, Tom 166 Dunn, Karl 116 Dunn, Ron 116, 166 Dunne, Terry 166 Duvall, Douglas 166 Dyke, Dennis 232 Dzurochak, Michael 150 E Kaston, Kenneth Greg 44, 92, 101, 102, 103, 126 Easton. Kim 102, 103. 126, 200 Easton, Mrs. Norma 101 Easton, Robin 100, 166 Eaton, ('indy 126 Eaton, Dennis 166 Eaton, Donna 166 Eaton, Jennifer 150 Eaton, Mark 78. 166 Ebeltoft, Denise 158, 166 Ecsi, Sue 109, 113, 115, 150, 215, 219 Edwards. Brenda 5, 19, 74, 75, 100, 101, 158 Edwards. Mr. Donn 28, 175, 183 Edwards, Lisa 19, 16, 201 Edwards. Rodger 77, 150 230 Egan, Sean 78, 100, 101, 166 Einsele, Joe 126 Eisenhart, Kathy 166 Elgas, Mr. Stanley 175, 183 Ellison, Douglas KM), 101, 102, 103, 113, 200 Ellison. Penny 126, 166 EINaggar, Dr. Khali 175 Elo, Karen 94. 96. Ill, 126, 201, 230 Elo, Philip 70, 73, 157, 158 Emond, Janet 126, 2(M), 207 Emond, Jeff 127 Enoksen, Ron 158 Erb. Christine 150 Estep. Dehbie 166 Ethridge. Pat 166 Eubanks. Kim 127 Evanich, Connie 158 Evanich, Larry 127, 200 Evanich, Terry 127 Evanich. Tim 127 Kvanoff. Mark 166 Evanoff, Michael 113, 115, 116, 127 Evans, Mr. Richard 175 F l ahey, Leslie 101, 115, 166 Fairchild. Richard 158 Farmer, Laurie 68. 158 Farmer. Jenny 127 Farr, Leslie 150 Fary, Ron 101, IK). 166 Fazio, Mark 77. 166 Fellows. Lisa 100, 127 Felly, Candy 26. 108, 127, 188 Fenes. James 150 Fenes, Marsha 167 Fenes, Mike 112, 158 Fenstermaker, Donna 167 Ferry. Ron 100 Fields, Dale 127 Figuly, Edward 150 Fiscus. Chuck 59. 62. 150 Fischer. Connie 127 Fisher. Carolyn 167 Fix, Mr. Doug 110, 175 Flanagin, Colleen 150 Fleming, -lames 37. 59, 62, 158 Floyd, Mrs. Klizal elh 101 Floyd, Judy 167 Ford, ('hris 127 Ford. Dana 100, 158 Ford, Kim 40. 150 Ford, Joy 158 Ford. Andy 115, 127, 201 Fork, Doug 63, 77, 167 Fork, Pam 77. 96. 97. 127. 200 Fought. Bob 100, 101 Fowler. John 59. 70, 71, 109, 121, 127, 201 Fowler, Richard 150 Fowler, 'Pom 127 Fozkos, Susan 48. 128, 200, 201 Frak. Alison 167 Fraker. Rita 158 Frank. Joe 167 Frankland, Tracey 101. 117, 150, 219 Frenzel. Marsha 167 Frey. Dan 167 Frey, Janice 96. 97. 128. 200 Frisk. Rusty 128, 201 Fritz. Stella 19. 128, 201 Fritz. Wilbur 128 Fross. Gayle 7, 41, 112, 128. 201. 219 Front, AI 66. 158 Frost. James 128. 201 Fryer. Dennis 150 Fryer, Ed 101, 128 Futrell, Dave 3. 113, 116, 158 G Oabry, Tammy 150, 154 Galka, Linda 18, 158 Gallagher, Troy 158 Gallegos, Alfonso 77 Gallegos, Chris 113, 159 Gallegos, Frank 101, 150 Gallegos. Greg 78, 167 Gambill, Greg 128 Gamhill, Tonya 113, 151 Garcia, Ricky 78 Gardner, Jeff 14. 66. 67, 109, 128 Gardner. Rebecca 12, 108, 128, 188, 201 Gartner, Mr. Joseph 41, 172 Garza, Jim 38, 141 Garza, Michael 159 Garza, Ricky 167 Garza, Susan 112, 151. 207 Gasior, Sharon 159, 161 Gaza, Elaine 151 Gazibara, Rose 159 Gearman, David 167 Gearman, I-eisa 151 Geissendorfer, Natalie 14, 92. 107, 128. 198, 201, 223 Geissendorfer, Shelley 106, 167, 219 Geissler, Curtis 167 Genduso, Bill 63, 167 Gensel. Brian 46, 78, 151 Georgas, Mr. Jack 59, 175 Gething, Steve 167 Gidcumb. Dave 159 Gidcumb, Ed 37 Gil, Frank 78, 167 Gil, Tony 159 Gillard, Mrs. Jan 113, 175 Gillespie, Mrs. Joan 181 Gillespie. Sharon 108, 117, 128, 201, 209 Gillespie, Shelley 82,117, 167 Gillham. Larry 151 Gillis. Barbara 103, 110, 117, 151, 209. 215, 219 Gillis, Jim 167 Gilmore. Tami 167 Glasgow, Debbie 167 Glidewell, Mike 151 Goginsky, Valerie 95, 113, 151, 215, 219 Goldman, Miss Dona 175 Goldschmidt, Carol 159 Goldsmith. Aaron 159 Golgart, James 151 Colon, Bill 80. 159 Colon, Robert 81. 128. 201 Colon, Sue 50, 167 Gomez, Teresa 159 Gonzalez, Tony 159 Goodpasler. Roberta 102, 103, 128 Goodrich. Herbert 14. 109, 126, 128 Goodson, Gary 128 Gootee, Tracey 151 Gordon, Mark 42, 151 Graban. Brian 100, 101, 128, 201 Graham, Iarry 151 Grauvogl, Carol 167 Cray. Jamie 103, 151 Gray, Teresa 159 Greaney, Dennis 73. 167 Greene, John 98, 151. 201 Gresham, Andy 128 Gresham. Tony 62, 63, 78 Grslo, Rosemary 159 Griffin, Mrs. Barbara 112, 176 Griffith. Patty 159 Grimmer, Joyce 159 Grot house, Mrs. Carol 110, 121. 176, 201 Grubesic, Dave 98, 128, 146, 196 Grubesic, Joe 167 Grzeczka, Deborah 159 Crzeczka, Diana 103, 151 Grzych, Jennifer 117, 167 Grzych, Joyce 151 Guernsey. Monica 159 Guerra. Joe 63, 100, 167 Guerrero. I-aura 161 Guerrero. Renee 167 Guiden. Tim 16. 21. 102. 103. 128. 143. 201 Gurnak. Dawn 167 Gurnak, Mike 129 Gutierrez, Michael 12, 129, 200 Cuzek, David 159 Gyure, Dale 59. 62. 72. 159 H Hadady. Pam 102. 129. 2IM) Hadu. Terry 159 Halcarz, Robin 101, 149. 151 Hale, Helen 151 Hall. Mrs. Jane 176 Hall. Miss Judy 176 Hall. Kathv 113. 159 Hall. Mark 151 Hall. Neal (Rusty) 73, 167 Hall. Patrick 167 Hall. Rich 129 Hall. Robin KM), 159 Halon. Barbara 129, 200 Hamel, Denise 159 Hamilton, l-ori 167 Egan. Katy 17, 76, 94, 96. 99. 101, 113, 117, 150, 196, 205, 215, 219, Index — 225Hanes, Patrick 167 Hansen, Kert 159 Hansen, Robin 167 Hansen, Scott 167, 171 Hantz, Kim 167, 171 Harakai, Glenn 167 Harmen, Bill 167 Harrigan, Laura 114, 159 Harris, Donna 101, 117, 159, 209 Harris. Gayle 101, 129, 184, 200 Harris, Mr. Michael 165, 176 Harris, Mickey 159 Hart, Charlene 129, 201 Hart, Thomas 159 HartI, Joseph 129 Hartlerode, Charles 167 Harwood, Lisa 30, 31, 102, 103, 129 Harwood, Stacy 167 Hasselgren, Lisa 129 Hatch, Mike 103, 115, 117, 159 Hauer, Marv 159 Hauprich, Dena 92. 95, 99, 107, 113, 151, 198, Hawkins, Mike 59, 78, 109, 151 Hayduk, John 63, 167 Hayduk, Phyllis 49, 129, 200 Hayes, Terri 159 Hayes, Tom 59, 62, 151 Hays. Jackie 101, 151, 219 Heavner, Enoch 159 Heavner, James 159 Heddens. Keith 103, 129 Hedrick, Kevin 129 Heins, Donna 96, 97, 98, 112, 113, 151, 196 Heller, William D. 63, 151, 167 Heller, William J. 109 Hembree, Sharon 129, 200 Hemmerich, Brian 100, 101, 159 Hemmerich, Lynda 100, 115, 151 Hendrix, Debbie 8. 14, 15, 108, 129, 188, 200 Hendron, Angie 82, 108, 167 Henry, Bob 63 Henry. Kathy 129 Henson, Don 167 Herbert, Frank 66, 67, 151 Herbert, Margaret 129 Herbert. Mike 116, 159 Herbert. Pat 59, 62, 159 Herbert, Therese 83, 167, 206 Hernandez, Rose 159 Herochik, Marcie 159 HERPETOLOGY CLUB 114 Herring. Jane 68, 74, 167 Herring. Jeff 77. 109, 151 Hess, Bridget 167 Hess. Gail 83. 110, 115, 151 Hess, George 113, 167 Hess, James 129 Hetrick, Debbie 159 Hetrick, Gregory 130, 201 Hicks. Miss Aletta 75, 176 Higginbotham, Tami 112, 151 Higgins, Brian 77, 81, 124, 130, 201 Higgins, Peggy 167 Highsmith, Darren 5, 100, 101, 112, 117, 167 Highsmith, Liz 94. 96. 130, 200 Hilbrich, Holly 167, 219 Hill, Carla 151 Hill, Sandy 159 Hillard, Lori 167 Hilton, Denise 83, 112, 115, 148, 151, 215, 219 Hlad, Sandy 45, 74, 75, 111, 159 Hladek, Larry 14, 15, 126, 130 Hladek, Nancy 74. 83, 167 Hlista, Chris 159 Hochstetler, Todd 151 Hodson, Mr. Don 176 Hofferth, Debbie 130 Hofferth, Rob 110, 113, 167 Hofferth, Shawn 113, 151 Hogan, Shirley 167 Hoggatt, Bohi 113, 151 Hojnacki, Ellen 149 Hokenson, Cathy 102, 151, 219, Holland. Bill 59, 109, 130, 200 Holland, Mary Kay 130 Holland, 'Perry 59, 62, 159 Holloway, Diane 130, 201 Holmes. Steve 72, 159 Holmquist, Edward 63, 167 Holper. Michael 73, 167 Hooksma, Mrs. Geraldine 176 Hooper, Sandy 101, 111, 159, 219 Horgash, Steve 130 Horn, Tammy 159 Horvat. Terri 36, 151, 154 Hoskins, Jodi 114, 151 Hoskins, Scott 167 Houchin, Ken 130 Hough, Carol 167 Houser. Mike 130 Howard, Kathy 82, 167 Howard, Sue 159 Hruskovich, Mr. Phil 80. 81. 82. 142, 176 Huber, Mr. Rick 176 Hudec. Sandi 130 Huls, Mr. Don 116, 176 Hulsey. Jill 130, 200 Hulsey. Kevin 78 Hunt, Mr. Bob 59, 77, 176 Hunt, l ori 112, 151, 219 Hunt. Tammy 130 Hurley, Nancy 159 Hussey, Steve 151 Hutchinson, Theresa 151 I Iddings, Barb 101, 117, 209 Iddings, Keith 110, 167 Ignas, Jim 101, 105, 112, 116, 167 Ignas, Raymond 110, 151 Infante, Cecilia 151 Irvine. Jerry 99, 102, 103, 151 Isom, JoAnn 167 Isom, Kelley 167 Isom, Vickie 130 J Jackman, Randy 131 Jackman, Roger 151 215 219, 223 Jackman, Ronda 167 Jameyfield, Mary 16, 100, 101, 102, 110, 111, 113. 1 Jamieson, Jeff 114 Jancich, Mr. Greg 72, 177 Jankowski. Jeff 53, 109, 121, 201 Jankowski, Jill 5, 109. 131, 141, 200, 219 Janowski, Ted 159 Jansky, Elaine 159 Jansky, Patty 50, 167 Jasgur, Chris 167 Jazyk, Janice 18. 75, 82, 109, 111, 130, 200 Jazyk, Nancy 167, 214 Jen, David 114, 159 Jen, Gregg 16, 101, 159 Jennings, Linda 167 Jimeney, Annette 167 Johnson, Mr. Darrell 82, 177 Johnson, Karen 151 Johnson, Kristine 48, 131, 200 Johnson, Mark 72, 159 Johnson, Mrs. Patricia 177 Johnson, Ron 151 Johnson, Mearl 159 Johnson, Tim 131, 200 Johnston, Mike 151 Jones, James 9 Jones, Jerry 151 Jones, Martha 113, 151 Jones, Mericia 50, 167 Jones, Michele 95, 113, 151 Jones, Sue 95, 113, 115, 151, 215, 219 Jones, Susan 159, 189 Joseph, Laura 151 Joseph, Susan 127, 131 Josway, Rick 12, 159 Josway, Stephen 131, 200 Jovas, Michele 151 Junkens, Brian 151 Juscik, Jeffrey 63, 167 Jusko, John 116, 159 K Kadar, Julia 121, 200 Kaiser, Lana 168 Kallok, Terri 95, 151 Kaminski, Ronald 110, 168 Kaminski, Tim 59, 62, 151 Kammer, Bill 3, 159 Kammer, Gene 131 Kandalec, Janet 145 Kane, Jim 121 Kaniewski, Ken 121, 200 Karalas, Chris 65, 69. 109. 110, 132, 196, 201 Kasper, Allen 132 Kasper, Crystal 132, 201 Kasper, Kim 152 Kasper. Pamela 94, 95. 97. 117. 123, 132. 200, 201, 222 Kasper, 'Pina 168 Keaton, Billy 168 Keaton, Elzie 159 Keaton, Randy 168 Keilman, Joe 159 Keilman, Larry 63, 168 Keister, Brian 9, 50, 168, 171 Kelley, Jack 152, 195, 206 Kelly, Mike 159 Kender. Connie 168 Kender. Daniel 168 Kender, Nancy 44, 152 Kender, Ted 115, 132 Kepler, Mr. Fred 78 Kerr. Donna 48. 114, 115, 152 Kerst. Russell 159 Kielbasa. Ed 45. 59, 62. 78. 159 Kielbasa, Lori 168 Kielbasa, Mary 132. 201 Kilar, Don 152 Kilar, Rich 58. 60, 61. 109, 132 Kilish, Steven 114 King. Donald 103, 152 King. Lori 1(H), 101. 132 Kirinch, Mike 159 Kirincic. Helen 32. 113, 114, 159 Kirincic, Miro 112, 117, 159 Kirk, Brenda 50, 168 Kirleis, Ken 132 Kiz.ziah, Cathy 103, 113, 152 Kizziah, Philip 94. 96. 102. 132, 201, 230 Klekot, Gary 152 Klekot, Terry 152 Klisurich, Jamie 78. 159 Klosak, Steve 59, 62, 159 Knight, Nancy 159 Knight, Patricia 132, 200 Knight, Robin 159 Kocon, Jeanine 168 Kocon, Tom 160 Kocur, Janet 113, 160 Kohanyi, Mike 152, 201 Kolar, Mrs. Glenda 54, 100, 101, 177 Kolar, Mr. John 116, 177 Kolbus. Kathy 95, 152 Kolish. Robert 112, 132 Kolish, Steven 112, 115, 152 Kolisz, Kim 160 Kolodziej, Ken 32. 62, 87, 112, 151, 152 Kolwicz, Larry 85, 152 Koniarski, Mary 168 Kortokrax, Kurt 168 Kosiba, Mona 103, 152 Kosinski, Barbara 132, 200 121, 200, 209 Kosinski, Diane 113, 160, 163, 204, 209 Kostoff, Norman 3. 160 Kotecki, Kim 168 Kotvasz, Garry 101, 160 Kotvasz, Jerry 101, 160 Kovacek, Mrs. Joyce 181 Kowalski, Keri 168 Kowalski. Phil 38, 115, 132, 146 Kozlowski, Jodie 98, 132 Krachenfels, Jim 80, 114, 160 Kraly, Daniel 7, 97, 132, 201 Kraly, Joe 152 Krcelich, Jim 160 Krieter, Janeen 160 Krieter, Tim 160 Krivo, Ron 168 Krizman, Jane 31. Ill, 160, 184 Krueger. Teresa 168 Kronland, Debbie 160 Krucina, Kevin 132, 201 Kubeck, Ray 168 Kubeck, Rita 152 Kucer, Mr. Dennis 177 Kuchta, Nancy 168 Kuhn, Carole 132, 135, 2(H), 201 Kulesa, Mary 76, 113, 115, 117, 152, 205, 209, 215, 219 Kusbel, Frank 168 Kutie, Lois 160 L Labus, Mr. Ed 177 Ladendorf, Dan 31. 104, 115, 117, 152 Lambert, Dehi 103, 116 133 Lambert, Tami 92, 94, 96. 107, 152. 198, 215, 219. 223, 230 Lambert, Tom 53, 133, 2(H) Landfald, Marilyn 68, 160 Lannin, Cary 3, 38, 115, 133, 201 Lannin, Cathy 152 Lannin, Gina 43 Lannin, Tony 152 Lanning Carl 133. 201 Lanza, Frances 168 LaPosa. Ray 100. 101, 152 LaPosa, Ron 168 Lara, Sue 160 LaSalle, Dana 152 LaSalle, Denise 168 Lauer, Amy 16, 22, 76, 111, 113, 158, 160, 205 Lauer, Karl 168 Lauerman, Bridget 117, 160 Laurion, Kevin 168 Laurion, Patricia 168 LaValle. Carol 152 Lawrence. Bob 110, 168 Lay, Debbie 168 Layne. Charlie 168 Leach, Miss Kathleen 177 Lederman, Glen 168 Lederman, Jennifer 152 Lee. Marilyn 41. 102, 103, 152 Leib, Carol 152 Leib, Richard 168 Leismer, Dan 100, 168 Lelito, Chris 16. 22. 76. 107, 113, 160, 203, 205 Lelito, Michelle 168 Letson, 'Pina 133, 201 LeVander, Doug 160 Lewis. Dawn 160 Lewis. Jean 168 Lewis, Ken 103, 160 Lewis, Kim 1 LI, 160 Lind, Jacqueline 110, 133, 201 Lindsey, Mr. Dave 115 Lipka, John 66, 67, 109, 152 Lipka, Karen 16. 76, 113, 115, 160, 205, 219 Lipka, Ruth 101, 168 Lipkovitch, Ed 152 Lipkovitch, Linda 108, 113, 160, 16:1, 188, 219 Listenberger, Denise 107, 113, 160, Littlefield, Theresa 168 Liuhakka, Carrolyn 113 Livingston, John 100, 101, 160 Locke, Iva 160 Lockridge, Wendy 49 Loehrke, Mrs. Carol 92, 177 Long, Barb 168 Long, Bobbie 168 Long, Derissa 37, 113, 168 226 — IndexLord, Cynthia 133 Lore, Brenda 160 Lore, Ruby 152, 207 Loser, Dan 100 Lozano, Paul 30, 31, 168 Lozano, Teresa 113, 160 Lucas, Bob 160 Lucky, Frank 102. 133 Lukacek, Tim 168 Lukas, Gregory 160 Luketic, Mr. Nick 59, 177 Luketic. Rachel 69. 109, 133, 135, 200, 201 Luna, Jose 168 Lundahl, Ms. Betty Lundgren, Mrs. Alberta 111, 178 Lush, Jackie 103, 152, 218 Lush, Scott 72, 60 Luttringer, Bruce 160 Luttringer, Ms. Linda 178 Lutzenberger, Bill 77, 160 Lutzenberger, Linda 133 Lynk, Debbie 95, 96, 152 Lynk, Mark 168 M Mabbott, Shawn 168 Macewicz, Andrea 51, 160 Machuca, Wayne 17, 110, 113, 133, 201 Mackinday, Joe 168 MacLean, Debbie 74, 160 MacLean, Denise 113, 168 MacLean, Don 78 Maddox, Charles 168 Madison, Bev 103, 108, 160 Madison, Terri 168 Magana, Leticia 103, 160 Magginnis, Pam 100, 101, 103, 160 Mahan, Kara 41, 47, 111, 115, 130, 133, 201 Mahler, Bonnie 110, 152 Maicher, Mr. Donn 178 Maier, Kathy 168 Maldonado, Leticia 160 Maliziola, Jeff 160 Mallard, Becky 168 Malone, Frank 62 Maloney. Beth 109, 113, 152, 189, 215, 219 Mambourg, Lori 12, 65, 94. 96, 133, 200, 230 Mandichak, Barb 98, 108, 152, 188, 196, 215, 219 Mandichak, Belinda 111, 113, 158, 160 Maniscalco, Karen 168 Mann, Mrs. Nora 178 Marcinek, Faith 82, 99, 107, 113, 160, 161, 219 Marcinek, Julie 17, 96, 97, 113, 152, 198, 215, 219, 223 Marcinek, Mr. Russ 70, 178 Marcinkovich, Georgeanne 168 Marcek, Lisa 152 Markovich, Betty 101 Markovich, Ed 62 Markovich, Paul 14, 78, 121, 133, 203 Markovich, Phil 59, 62, 78, 113, 160 Markowski, Shirley 133 Markowski, Wendy 113, 160 Marks, Michelle 97, 133 Marks, Mike 104, 168 Marlow, Pam 16, 83, 108, 111, 114, 160 Marosi, John 63, 73, 168 Marsh, Walter 168 Martina, Miss Jacqueline 178 Martin, Dawn 103, 160 Martin, Jerry 160 Martin, Rhonda 200 Martin, Robin 133 Martinez, Christopher 121, 133, 200, 211 Martinez, Diane 168, 214 Martinez, Liz 160 Martinez, Rachael. 102, 111, 133, 201 Martinez, Rene 80, 168 Martinez. Steve 94. 95, 96, 102, 133, 201, 230 Martone. Frank 8, 59, 152 Martone, Monette 74, 83, 168, 219 Marzoc, Ed 160 Maskovich, Louise 134 Maslar, Edward 20, 34, 38, 115, 117, 134, 200, 209 Mason, Mr. Max 173 Matakovic, Mario 168 Mateja, Mr. Phil 173 Matonovich, Joyce 68, 74, 113, 158, 160 Mattingly, Mark 91 Matthews, Sheila 168, 219 Mature, Joseph 103, 117, 160 Matura, Mike 117, 160 Matus, Ed 152 Matusic, Kevin 152 Maximose, Amel 16, 35, 76, 94, 96, 111, 117, 134, 201, 205, 230 May, Mike 116, 152 Mays. David 3, 59. 62, 116, 160 Mayerik, Mr. Dan 178 McAfee, Robert 39. 78, 151 McBride, Lori 83, 168, 219 McBride, Nancy 152 McCabe, Kevin 59, 109, 134 McCarthy, Tammy 151 M-CLUB 109 McCormack, Georgianne 112, 152 McCormack, Sue 168 McCormick, Brendan 40 McCormick, Hugh 168 McCormick, Kathy 113, 151, 158 McCrea, Tim 3, 5, 17, 115, 134, 145, 201 McCrea. Mary 10, 16. 64. 69, 75, 83, 109, 111, 134, 144, 201 McCullough, Janet 113, 168 McCullough. Kim 113, 116, 152 McCullough, Linda 97, 110, 113, 161, 219 McDillion, Dawn 151 McGann, Katy 161 McGee. Mike 168 McGehee, Rick 152, 168 McGing, Brian 134 McGing, Maureen 113, 151 McGuire, Barry 103 Mclver, Ed 152 McKechnie, Mark 134, 145, 201 McKenzie, Jane 134 McKenzie, Rhonda 134 McMahan, Karen 151 McMahan, Kristine 168 McNash, Dave 37, 73. 168 McNash, Robbin 68, 74, 75, 96, 97, 161 McReynolds, Barbara 161, 168 Meding, Terri 152 Medonic, Karyn 152 Medonic, Mark 134 Medwetz, James 134 Medwitz, Joe 115, 161 Meier, Pam 161, 232 Meister, Herr Dieter 117, 178, 183 Mendez, Delfina 161 Mendez, Virginia 168 Meyer, Charlene 168 Michelin, Brian 115, 161 Mick, Evelyn 95, 117, 161, 209 Mick, Jim 104, 105, 169 Mielenz, Joy 161 Mihalac, Robin 161 Mihalov, JoEllen 134, 200, 222 Mikuta, Ms. Patricia 178 Miley, Connie 134 Miley, John 161 Miley, Marchell 152 Miley, Tim 169 Millard, Steve 117, 161 Millsap, Traci 169 Mireles, Nick 135, 201 Misanik, Bob 77, 135 Mish, Debbie 169 Mish, Lisa 16, 76. 95, 161, 205 Misiewich, Jerry 95, 97, 104, 111, 116, 117, 118, 152, 211 Miskovich, Tom 50, 63, 73, 169 Mitchell. Jeff 169 Mitchell, Tami 152 Mitchell, Warren 152 MITS 112 MIXED CHOIR 103 Mize, Darryl 102 Molodet, Dana 16, 41, 76, 112, 152, 205 Monos, Jill 108, 135, 188, 200 Montalbano, Lori 169 Moore, Michele 161 Morales, Greg 169 Moretton, Mr. Don 49, 178 Morey, Charles 161 Morey, Terri 113, 115, 161 Morgan, Agnes 135 Morgan, Trudy 169 Morse, Chuck 72, 113, 161, 163, 211 Morse, Tamra 135 MORTONITE 96, 97 Mosca, Mike 135 Mose, Maureen 200 Mosora, Mike 59, 62 Mudra, Mrs. Linda 178 Mulhern, Susan 135, 200 Mullane, Debbie 153 Mullins, Pam 161 Mullins, Sherry 161 Munjas, Patty 113, 158, 161 Munoz, Joseph 78, 169 Munoz, Juanita 101, 103, 161 Munsie, Darla 135 Murchek, David 77, 169 Murchek. Paulette 68. 77, 102, 103, 161 Murga, Nikki 161 Murray, Michael 72, 96, 97, 113, 151, 153 Musick, Marvin 135 Muskoski, John 161 Myers, Mark 169 N Nadon Pat 21, 102, 103, 115, 135, 200 Nagy, Jeff 153 Nagy, Joe 72, 169, 171 Nagy, Steve 161 Nagy, Terrence 161 Nallenweg, Dennis 59, 135 Nallenweg, Richard 37, 59, 161 NATIONAL FORENSICS 110 NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY 111 Neiswinger, Mrs. Janet 181 Neiswinger, Mike 103, 111, 115, 153 Nelson, Mr. George 178, 182 Nelson, Shari 169 Nemeth, Jackie 161 Nevelo, Mark 102, 103, 104, 110, 153 Nevlida, Frank 66, 153 Nevlida, Michele 161 Newton, Christy 136, 201 Neyhart, Bobby 169 Nicholas, Toula 161 Nicksic, Lynn 83, 169 Nicoles, Jodie 31, 100, 153 Nicoles, Patty 1, 169 Niemic, Rich 153 Noldin, John 153, 169 Noldin, Mark 43, 99 Noreika, Julie 136, 200 Novak, Jeff 169 Novakowski, Dan 94, 96, 110, 153 Nowack, Mark 153 Nowacki, Lynn 95, 153 Nowak, Cathy 108, 136 Nowak, Rebecca 161 Nuccio, Gina 153 Nuccio, Lisa 113, 161, 219 O Oakley, Carla 169 Oakley, Tina 115, 153 Oberc, Stephanie 28, 29, 102, 103, 113, 136, 200 Obrien. Nancy 111, 117, 136, 201 Obrien, Patty 169 Obrien, Robin 161 Obrien, Vicki 161, 169 Odegard, Eric 136 O’Donnell, Dennis 153 O’Drobinak, LeeAnn 50, 106, 169, 214, 219 Olenik, Barbara 136 Olson, Carol 161 Olson, Lisa 169 Olson, Lori 136 Olson, Susan 113, 136 Oman, Lisa 161 Ondo, Rose 136 Opat, Pat 153 Opinker, David 169 Opinker, Mike 149, 153 Opinker, Susan 113, 161 Opperman, Ray 161 Orahood, Susan 114, 161 ORCHESTRA, 101 Orloff, Mr. Leo 179 Oros, Jeffery 63, 73, 169 Osborn, Lois 137 Osborne, Jerry 161 Osborne, John 169 Ossanna, Tracey 82, 112, 153 Oulrey, Geri 169 Owen, Deana 114, 161 Owen, Julie 169 Owen, Rich 153 P Pace, Mike 161 Packard, Carmen 161 Padezanin, Nada 161 Padilla, Daniel 137 Painter, Kenni 153 Painter, Ray 169 Palmer, Mr. Cecil 173 Palmer, Dan 153 Palmer, Tom 112, 137 Pappas, Rita 137 Pappas, Tony 137 Park, Ritchie 161 Parker, James 201 Parker, Pam 161 Parker, Terri 169 Parker, Toni 201 Parojcic, Connie 137 Parr, Kim 161, 219 Parrish, David 63, 169 Parsanko, Rosemary 153 Parson, Charlene 110, 161 Pastar, Lawrie 107, 113, 161, 219 Patai, Maria 153 Pate. Jayne 113, 162 Patlyek, Dwayne 18, 153 Patlyek, Richard 162 Patton, Kim 162 Patton, Ray 153 Pauer, Christine 34, 69. 109, 110, 137, 201 Pauer, Tim 153 Paulich, Danielle 44. 137, 200 Paulich, Joe 117 Paulich, Steve 63, 169 Pavlick, Mrs. Georgianna 101 Pavlick, Joe 162 Payne, Robin 43, 162 Payne, Sue 169 Pearman, Jeff 153 Pearson, Kim 1, 169 Peariun, Scott 137 Pecaro, Laurie 137, 200 Pemberton, Laura 169 Pena, Camille 169 Penzato, Mr. Onie 88, 179 Pepelea, Mrs. Cynthia 179, 231 Pepper, Rebecca 129, 137, 200 Peregoy, Janet 96, 97, 153 Peregoy, Rick 162 Perez. Rich 70, 71, 81. 153 Perez, Roy 72, 162 Perkins, Katrina 169 Petho, Alex 137 Petho, Steve 162 Petitt, Deanna 137, 201 Petitt, Tammy 169 Petkovich, Sandra 95. Ill, 137 Petrukitas, James 153Petroski. Barb 169 Petroski, Georgene 162 Petterson. Dr. Mary 34, 117, 179 Phelps, Roe 153 Philips. Georgia 137 PHOTO CLUB 117 PHYSICS CLUB 115 Pickens, Tim 162 Pickett, Joy 153 Piekarczyk, Walt 162 Pierce, Ed 153 Pilipow, Ken 162 Pinkstaff, Brenda 206 Plaskett, Beth 94, 96, 137, 201, 230 Plaskett, Mike 164, 169 Platt, Greg 113, 137 Platt, Sue 162 Poland, Bill 169 Poland, Kevin 137 Polkinghorn, Kevin 12, 21, 59, 137, 147, 200 Polochak, Chris 80, 99. 169 Polochak, Renee 68, 69, 75, 80, 94, 96, 98, 109, 132, 137, 196, 201. 230 Polovina, Donna 137, 200 POM PON 108 Poper, Donald 137 Porras, Rich 169 Porter, Debra 100, 169 Porter, Joan 101 Potter, Karen 153, 215, 219 Potter, Stan 78, 162 Powell, Don 153 Powers, Kevin 19, 59 Prange, Susan 94. 96, 98. 137, 196, 201, 222, 230 Premetz, Mrs. Pat 74, 75, 179 Price, Mike 80, 162 Prljevic, Mike 59, 78, 87. 109, 137, 201 Prokopeak, Carri 169, 219 Pulley, James 153 Pumnea, Cheryl 162 Pumnea, Debbie 138 Purnick, Priscilla 47, 83, 101, 110, 113, 169 Q QUILL AND SCROLL 96 Quinonez, Brenda 162 Quinonez, Ricky 169 R Raduski, Mike 169 Raduski, Ronald 138 Ralph, Bob 169 Ramherg, Tom 62, 63, 78, 169 Rambo, Denise 169 Ramirez, Al 59, 62, 77, 162 Ramirez, Bonnie 14, 15, 65, 108, 110, 122, 138, 188, 200 Ramirez, Rick 63, 170 Ramsey, Bob 153 Ramsey, Rayelle 102, 103, 162 Randall, Carolyn 170 Randall, Mrs. Eleanor 181 Rapchak, Laura 108, 162 Rasmussen, Mr. Julian 115, 179 Rataczak, Mike 78, 153 Rataiczak, Sharon 74, 170 Raymond. Donna 162 Rebey, Mark 162 Reddish, Pamela 162 Reding, Sherree 138 Reeise, Lori 153 Reid, Bob 78, 153 Reid, Chris 101, 111, 114, 162 Reid, Rhonda 83, 162 Reid, Ron 138 Reigel, Jim 170 Reigel, Thomas 138, 200 Relinski, Jeff 59, 62, 162 Relinski, Nancy 111, 113, 162 Reyes, Tammy 153 Riaden, John 170 Richardson, Greg 1, 170 Richardson, Melody 170 Richmond, Marianne 110, 113, 153 Richmond, Rosie 113 Riffle, Mike 63. 170 Riley. Debbie 111, 114, 162 Riley, Mark 56. 66, 109, 153 Rinehart, Karen 138, 201 Roach. James 100, 101, 138, 209 Roach, Judi 162 Roach, Larry 201 Roach, Nancy 128, 200 Robinson, Donald 170 Robles, Jesse 138, 211 Rogala, Chris 108, 112, 113, 153, 188, 189, 215, 219 Rogers, George 63, 170 Rogers, Tami 170 Roll, Bonnie 162 Roll, Diane 153 Roll, Lisa 170 Rollins, Dan 170 Rollins, Lisa 138 Roquet. Nancy 17, 96, 97, 138, 201 Rosek, Kenny 154 Rospond, Kathy 69, 109. 138, 201 Ross, Berry 170 Ross, Mrs. Yvonne 112, 179 Rotenberg, Mrs. Shirley 27, 148, 179, 219 Rotenberg, Tracey 98, 102, 154, 196, 215, 219 Roundtree, Maureen 170 228 — Index Rowe, Craig 63, 78, 170 Rowe, Daniel 84, 102, 109, 138, 201 Rowe, Keith 138 Royal, Shirley 162 Rubino, Dean 59. 62, 78, 162 Rubino, Perry 59, 96, 97, 109, 124, 139, 202 Rubino, Russ 59, 139 Ruder, Karen 113, 170 Rudzinski, Amy 139, 146, 162 Rueckert, Wayne 154, 207 Ruff, Mr. Walter 179 Ruiz, Margie 101, 103, 139, 200 Rycerz, Dan 170 Ryckman, Jill 154 Ryder, Teresa 162 Rzechula, Gregg 139 S Sabau, Dawn 97, 102, 111, 113, 117, 139 Sabau, Georgene 103, 111, 162, 184 Saculla, Beth 83, 170 Saeger, Dennis 139, 200 Saeger, John 162 Sahulcik, Sandy 16, 76, 154, 205 Sako, Natalie 162 Saksa, Cecilia 102, 103, 154 Saksa, Teryl 139 Salach, Ronald 99, 113, 116, 117, 162 Salatas, Linda 127, 139, 200 Salatas, Mike 5 Salczynski, Jeff 139 Salka, Steve 154 Salus, Joe 114, 115, 117, 162 Sanchez, Andrew 162 Sanchez, Christine 170 Sanchez, Edward 139 Sanchez, Florencio 154 Sanchez, Martin 154 Sanchez, Theresa 100, 170 Sancya, Cynthia 162 Sancya, Emily 154 Sancya, Joe 170 Sanders. Pam 139 Sandlin, Chris 170 Sandlin, Mary 32, 154 Santiago, Gladys 154 Sapyta, Michael 52, 59, 60, 70, 154 Sapyta, Tony 162 Sargent, Debbie 170 Sarwacinski, Al 77, 139 Sarwacinski, Ed 170 Satterlee, Robert 154 Sauccdo, Sandra 162 Sayers, Debbie 112, 154 Scartozzi, Robert 139 Schaller, Pauline 102, 141, 201 Scheffer, Robbie 101 Schneider, Felicia 162 Schneider, Jeff 63, 73, 170 Schreiber, Richard 173 Schrock, Randy 154 Schueberg, Steve 141 Schultz, Bob 162 Schwenn, Alice 154 Scott, Peggy 98. 113, 151, 154, 196, 215. 219 Scott, Polly 141, 200 Scott, Sue 154, 210 Scott, Vicki 141, 201 Segally, Rory 56, 59, 62, 72, 162 Seibold, Bob 170 SENATORS 99 Serafin, Mr. Bob 78, 179 Seren, Karen 170 Sertic, Barb 164, 170 Sertic, Mark 154 Seydel, Bill 5, 162 Shadley, Barbara 141, 200 Shanakan, Cindy 170 Sharpe, Richard 40, 141, 201 Shedd, Robin 141, 200 Sheetz, Edna 154 Sheffer, Rob 170 Shelby, Sharon 170 Shellman, Linda 170 Shirley, Melinda 170 Shive, Chuck 59, 62, 162 Shive, Mariio 113, 170 Shack, Helen 101 Shourek, Sandy 154 Shrock, Randy 38 Shureman, Mrs. Mary 101 Sibley, Brenda 162 Sickless, Becky 103, 154 Signorelli, Sam 117, 162 Sikora, Chester 141, 200 Sikora, Sylvester 6, 170 Sila, Joe 162 Silaj, Bob 78, 162 Silaj, Lynda 111, 113, 162, 219 Simchuk, Chuck 141 Siminski, Cynthia 111, 141, 200 Siminski, Monica 162 Simko, Darryl 16, 20, 58, 59, 64, 70, 91, 109, 111, 138, 141, 200 Sims, Ray 154 Sims, Steve 141 Sinchak, Lisa 154 Sinsabaugh, Alan 141 Sinsabaugh, Rhonda 111, 118 Siple, John 154 Siple, Mellisa 170 Sirbas, Kathy 141, 201 Sisco, Debbie 170 Skager, Allen 154 Skeen, Diane 100, 101, 170 Skeen. Sharon 101, 103, 154 SKI CLUB 112 Sknerski, Sue 141, 170, 201 Sknerski, Tina 68. 82. 100, 101 Slat. Vicki 113, 162 Slivka, Mrs. Helen 179 Sliwa, Joe 40, 76, 77, 109, 141, 200 Sliwa, Sue 68, 74, 82, 99, 162 Smack, Mrs. Norma 181 Smith. Andy 170 Smith, Bob 162 Smith, Dave 42 Smith, Dave 56, 66, 67, 70, 154 Smith, David 109, 162 Smith, Donna 18, 154, 215, 219 Smith, Jeff 117, 154 Smith, Sandy 113, 170 Smitka, Carol 31, 102, 103, 110, 162 Smitka, Tom 18. 99, 141, 201 Snow, Mr. Cliff 52, 179 Snow, Susan 162 Snyder, Charles 126, 141 Snyder, Dale 58, 59, 60, 77, 109, 141 Snyder, Dawn 154 Snyder, Duanne 154 Snyder, Jami 16. 76, 103, 162, 205 Snyder, Jeff 73 Snyder, Tammy 162 Sobeck, Kalee 162 SOCCER 86, 87 Sojka, Paul 73, 170 Sojka, Pete 154 Soltys, Sheila 82, 170 Sonaty, Sandi 16. 100, 101, 102, 103, 113, 141, 20 Sonoff, Kim 154 Sopp, Nikki 141, 201 Soto, Aaron 73, 80, 170 Soto, Alison 16, 64, 76, 154, 205 Soto, Bob 162 Soto, Ramona 170 Soto, Rebecca 170 Soy, Tony 59, 62, 162 Sparr, Debbey 170 Spasske, Tammy 154, 210 SPEM CLUB 110 Spiccia, Laura 170 Spinner, Roy 170 Spiro, Teresa 102, 141, 200 Spisak, Tom 170 Spitzer, Tammy 155, 210 Spletzer, James 170 Spletzer, Laurie 103 Spletzer, Lynda 103, 162 Spotten, Randy 78, 155 Spotten, Scott 170 Spudic, Laura 3, 69, 141 Spudic, Lisa 75, 110, 111, 155, 215, 219 STAGE CREW 104 Staggs, Steve 162 Stalnaker, Brenda 170 Stanley, Michael 141 Stanley, Peggy 111, 113, 170 Stanny, Mary 21, 32, 74, 75, 155 Staples, John 5, 102, 103, 141 Starewicz, Mr. Randy 121, 201 Starkey, Karen 141 Starkey, Margie 162 Starkey, Thomas 59, 141 Stasik, Jean 162 Stassin, Dawn 170 Stassin, Robert 141 Steinberg, Brian 162 Stephens, David 170 Stephens, Carol 141, 201 Sterling, Sue 100, 164, 170 Stevens, Carol 65, 117 Stevens, Jan 155 Stevens, Tim 102, 141 Stevenson, Scott 170 Stirling. Susan 68 Stockdale, Mrs. Hazel 110, 180 Stojan, Cecilia 32, 111, 162 Stokes, James 201 Stoming, Georganne 98. 107, 113, 162, 196, 218, 219 Stone, Brian 170 Stout, Mr. Howard 180 Stribiak, JoAnn 75, 98, 108, 109, 132, 141, 188, 196, 201 Stricklin, Donna 141 Stricklin, Pam 94, 96, 117, 141, 201, 209, 230 Stricklin, Tammi 170 Stricklin, Thomas 142 Stripka, Tina 3, 18, 38. 99, 108, 115, 142, 147, 188, 200, Stultz, Thomas 100, 142 Sullivan, Bob 170 Sullivan, Mrs. Nancy 173, 182 Sullivan, Pam 103, 163 Sumler, Jim 155 Sumler, Linda 114, 163 Sutton, Sherrel 170 Swaffar, Brenda 170 Swaffar, Debbie 95, 108, 113, 155, 188, 215, 219 Swaffar, Judy 142 Swanson, John 30, 110, 170 Swanson, Georgina 102, 103, 105, 111, 117, 142, 201, 209 Swiercz, Debbie 35, 170 Swiercz, Greg 7, 11, 16. 17, 47, 59, 60, 96, 97, 109, 115, 142, 145, 201 Swiger, Geralyn 112, 163 SWIMMING 76, 77 Swindle, Jeff 170 Swisshelm, Donna 163 Swisshelm, Richard 142Szczepanski, Paulette 103, 110, 163 Szczudlak, Gary 155 Szczudlak, Karen 113, 163 Szopa. Kathy 26, 98. 108, 188, 196, 200 Szot, Terri 110, 170 Szydlowski, Nancy 17. 94. 96. 148, 155, 215, 219, 230 Szymaszek, Lisa 170 Szyndrowski, Kim 113, 155, 215, 219 T Tall. Steve 164, 170 Tate. Mark 155 Tate. Tracey 155 Taylor, Chris 170 Taylor, Jim 170 Taylor, Laura 163 Taylor, Rob 77 Tenkely, Cathy 155 TENNIS (BOYS) 80, 81 TENNIS (GIRI,S) 82 Teran. Richard 35, 47, 84. 100, 101, 109, 111, 115, 116, 117, 209 Teran, Ruby 108, 113, 157, 163, 188, 219 Terry. Patrick 142 Thacker, Lonnie 171 Tharp, Mark 155 Thatcher, Colleen 142 Thatcher, Darlene 171 Theodore, Brent 102, 155 Theodore, Paula 111, 112, 113, 163, 219 THESPIANS 105 Thomas, Shirley 155 Thompson, David 163 Thompson, Rick 155 Thompson, Scott 171 Thorne, Debbie 163 Thorsky, Gretchen 82, 163 Throgmorton, Brian 103, 163 Tilbury, Jim 155 TIMERETTE 76 Tokoly, James 142, 200 Tomaszewski, Robbie 47, 171 Tomich, Dawn 171 Tomsic, Scot 77, 115, 163 Tonkovich, Jeffrey 142, 200 TOP HAT 94, 95 Toporek, Bob 163 Torkelson, Miss Judy 180 Torralballa, Ernie 155 Toth, Cindy 163 Toth, Larry 155, 195 Townley, Sheila 171 TRACK (BOYS) 84, 85 TRACK (GIRLS) 82, 83 TRAVEL CLUB 113 Trigo, Dwayne 171 Trimmer, William 142 Trissler, Janice 163 Trojan, Valerie 155 Tumbiolo, Joe 81, 155 Tumbiolo, Tod 142 Turner, Debra 155 Turner, James 12, 20, 21, 59, 98. 109, 138, 143, 196, 200 Turpin, Roberta 143, 171 Turpin, Tina 163 TWIRLERS 108 U Urbahns, Mike 155 Urbahns, Nancy 115, 163 Urbano, Becky 143, 201 V Valent, Bruce 171 Valent, Frank 63 Valentine, Kurt 102, 143 Vana. Lauri 83, 143, 190, 200, 232 Vance, Debbie 171 Vance, Susan 155 VanderMeer, Debbie 143, 200 Vandiver, Angel 171 Varian, Mark 171 Varlan, Gail 143, 200 Vasquez, Miss Diana 180 Vauter, Lou 56, 89, 143, 200 Vavrek, Diane 16, 108, 163 Vela, Andrew 102, 103, 143 Vela, Vince 163 Vercimak, Linda 74 Vercimak, Mike 87, 136, 143, 171, 201 Vermejan, Alex 14, 169, 171 Vermejan, Renee 68, 69, 75, 163 Vicari, Barbara 143, 200 Vicari, Sandy 171 Vicari, Scott 163 Vicari, Steve 63, 171 Victor, Robin 114, 155 Villarreal, Albert 155 Vines, Susan 143 Yitalone, Frank 200 Volbrecht. Mr. Rick 73, 180 Volkman, Cynthia 100, 101, 102, 103, 143 VOLLEYBALL 68. 69 Vrachan, Vicki 171 Vrahoretis, Sue 30, 103, 110, 163 Vranic, Gordana 47, 171, 219 Vranic, Nada 96, 97, 163 Vyner, Betty 163 Vyner, Phillip 102, 152, 155 Vyner, 'Theresa 163 Vyner, Wessel 163 W Wade, Miss Olive 83, 180 Waechte, Tracy 171 Wagner, Jeanine 155 Wagner, Rich 143 Walker, Lynn 163 Walsh, Kelly 171 Walters, Brenda 143 Walters, Joe 59, 62, 64, 109 Walters, Marian 171, 219 Ward, Vana 163 Waring, Mr. Tony 180 Warner, Craig 20, 100, 101, 111, 115, 117, 144, 209 Waugaman, Randy 171 Wauggaman, Kim 155 Way wood, Janice 171 Weatherford, Michele 103, 163 Weaver, Don 144, 200 142, 201, Weaver. Ken 171 Webber. Keith 155 Weeks. Beth 155, 215, 219 Weeks, Tina 171, 219 Weis, John 63, 171 Weis, Vicki 155 Weiss. Mr. Bob 114, 115, 180, 182 Weiss, Mrs. Marsha 173, 182, 223 Wellman, Bob 171 Welsh, Margaret 155 Wenzel, Christina 171 West, Scott 171 Westbrook, James 163 Westphal, Tim 155 Wetzel, Steve 155 White, Chuck 171 White, Dick 70 White. Jeff 163 White, Jim 100, 155 White, Judy 113, 144 White, Michelle 171 White, Robin 155 White, Sandy 144, 163 White, Terry 144 Wickramasekera, Marie 111, 171 Wickramasekera, Peter 46 Williams, Audrey 171 Williams, Debbie 110, 155 Williams, Denise 144, 155, 201 Williams, Jean 163 Williams, Kerry 5 Williams, Roger 161 Williams, Vickie 163 Wislon, Chris 77, 163 Wilson, Earl 144 Wilson, Jeff 171 Wilson, Neil 102, 103, 104, 105, 155 Wilson, Scott 76, 77, 144 Wilson, Yvonne 163 Wiltberger, Paul 59. 70, 72, 163 Windle, Kathy 171 Winscher, Gretchen 144, 200 Winston, Bob 144 Winston, Don 102, 144 Wisniewski, Scott 171 Wisniewski, Sher 154, 155 Wittberger, Paul 72 Wittig, Greg 163 W’ittig, Mike 155 Wleklinski, Joan 144, 200 Wojas, Cathy 155 Wojcik, Debbie 108, 113, 163, 188, 219 Wojcik, Laura 163 Wojcik, Lisa 145, 200 Wojcik, Tom 70, 136, 145 Wojcik, Wrally 70, 71, 155 Wolanin, Robert 99, 104, 105, 115, 155 Wolfe, Lora 171 Wolfe, Peggy 163 Wood, Del 155 Wood, Lonny 171 Woodward, Mr. Jerry 180 Woodward, Larry 116, 145 Wozniczka, Cindy 155 WRESTLING (VARSITY) 78. 79 Wright, Kenneth 163 Wright, Rick 171 Wriston, Lee 171 Wusik, Marty 171 Wyant, Patti 145, 200 X Y Yackey, Cheryl 171 Yoldash, Falima 171 Yoldash, Ismail 163 Young, Dan 102, 155 Young, Jeff 155 Young. Kathy 7. 99, 107, 163 ,Young, Rich 101, 163 Z Zabinski. Pam 16, 76, 155, 205 Zakoua, Paul 171 Zampino, Chris 63, 171 Zampino, Lisa 155 Zaremba, Dennis 171 Zarnik, Marcia 145, 201 Zatlokowicz, Chris 171 Zedov, Denise 163 Zedov, Paul 145 Zedov, Ray 171 Zelenke, Mr. Dennis 180 Zeil, Nancy 65, 107, 198, 215, 219, 223 Zlotnik, M. Maurev 180 ZOOLOGY, 115 Zubrenic, Doug 5, 145, 200 Zubrenic, Joseph 171 Zubrenic, Steve 47 Zurawski, Jeff 14, 45, 98, 145, 146, 196, 200 Advertisers Adzia True Value Hardware 212 Almira’s Pastry Shop 202 American Legion Post 232 192 Anderson Auto Parts 204 A.P. Davis Sports Inc. 198 Augies Barber Styling 216 Bakker Produce Inc. 190 Balfour 208 Baskin Robbins 220 Bens 189 Bert’s Shell Service 211 Black Tie Formalwear 187 Bloomberg Agency 222 Bodie 193 Bonanza Sirloin Pit 190 Booster Club 219 Burger’s 214 Calument National Bank 187 Calumet Press 221 Century 21, 204 Chem Club 209 Christenson Chevrolet 218 Cindy’s Dance Studio 210 Citizens Federal Savings Loan 197 Coke 195 C S Motors 212 Dennys Dairy Queen 207 Doug Paris Barber Shop 217 Einhorns 187 Electronics T.V. 207 Eppl Insurance 192 E. S. Kar Klinic 198 Fifield’s Pharmacy 203 Freddy’s Steak House 222 Fraternal Order of Eagles 218 Gene’s Plaque’s 218 Gladish Florists 202 Hammond Chiropractic Life Center Inc. 208 Herff Jones Co. 222 Heritage Motors 197 Hessville Cleaners 194 Hessville 5 10 202 Highland Jewelers 190 Inland Steel Company 191 Italian O Submarines 197 Jack’s Carry Out 189 Jersey Maid Ice Cream 190 Jimmy’s Olympian 198 J.J. Wright Motor Co. 206 John’s Handyman Service 211 Junior Class 215 Kenwood Lanes 187 Knoerzer Cadillac 188 Kosanovich Reality 189 I ake Federal Savings Loan Assoc. 192 La Paris Beauty Palace 204 Lauer’s In-Town Restaurant 197 Lindy’s Ace Hardware 211 Loomis Cycle Sales 217 Mayor Raskovski 213 McCloskey’s Automotive Service 194 McDonald’s 199 Mercantile National Bank 218 Mid West Music 215 Morton Adult Athletic Assoc. 206 Morton Senior High PTA 189 Mr. Mrs. George L. Bocken 210 OLPH 202 Parkview Drive-In 189 Peoples Federal Savings Loan 216 Pepsi 192 Pittsburgh Paints 219 Pleasant View Dairy Milk 198 Plywood Minnesota 221 Pompon 188 Princess Pet Center 210 Pro Chem 216 Professional Auto Brokers 208 Q.T. Brands Inc. 188 Ribordy Drugs 206 Rice Realty Inc. 207 Scott’s Office Supply 203 Security Federal 207 Seniors 200, 201 Solinas Bakery 212 Stardust I II 188 State Farm 203 Sterns W'oodmar Hardware 216 St. Catherine of Siena Church School 191 Student Association 196 The Gold Rush 194 The Hairbenders 198 Tiebel’s Restaurant 197 Tiki Beauty Salon 203 Timerettes 205 Tinkers Den 192 T-Max Realty 198 Van Til’s Supermarket 210 Varsity Cheerleaders 223 Vierks 186 Virgil Huber Funeral Home 194 Woodmar Delicatessen 211 Woodmar Jewelers 220 W'oodmar Records Tapes 221 YMCA of the Hammond Area Inc. 222 Index____229 Academics Editors — Karen Elo. Pam Stricklin SvortsEd S tvftV —j RM IHM Ihiderclass Editors — Nan Sheri Brehmer y dlowski, Business Manager— Terri Clinton, I'acuity Editor — Phil Kizziah, Advertising Editors — Tami Lambert, Amv Bell (missing — Lori Mambourg) r? : m m 230 - AcknowledgementsnW " 2W@ ooooooooo Co-Editor Beth Crowe, Yearbook Adviser Mrs. Cynthia Pepelea, Co- Editor Chris Diehl. 1978 Top Hat Staff Adviser — Mrs. Cynthia Pepelea Co-Editors — Beth Crowe, Chris Diehl Academics Editors — Karen Elo, Pam Stricklin Academics Assistant — Jewel Barron Advertising Editors — Amy Bell, Tami Lambert Art Editor — Dan Novakowski Business Manager — Terri Clinton Faculty Editor — Phil Kizziah Index Editor — Mary Beth Colello Organizations Editors — Joyce Chovanec, Katy Egan, Beth Plaskett Organizations Assistants — Michelle Bac, Dena Hauprich Photographer — Jerry Misiewich Seniors Editors — Joan Bliss, Lori Mambourg, Suzie Prange Sports Editors — Steve Martinez, Amel Maximose, Renne Polochak Sports Assistants — Debbie Lynk, Evelyn Mick, Lisa Mish, Nancy Ziel Underclass Editors — Sheri Brehmer, Nancy Szydlowski Edge Editors — Gary Adzia, Donna Bernacki, Michelle Biggs, Barb Boutcher, Diane Brady, Vanessa Brown, Laura Burns, Val Goginski, Kathy Kolbus, Dana La Salle, Brenda Lore, Beth Malony, Patty Munjas, Tracey Ossanna, Chris Regala, Jill Ryckman, Shirley Thomas, Gordana Vranic, Marian Walters “Thanks for the memories ...” (comedian Bob Hope’s theme song.) As production editors of this year’s publication of Top Hat, we would like to express our sincerest thanks to everyone who made the production possible and all the memories that we will cherish for years to come. Our appreciation is especially given to our adviser, Mrs. Cynthia Pepelea, for her contributions to the staff. Her constructive criticism, suggestions, and aid in and out of deadlines helped the book to be a success (mother knows best). We would also like to thank our yearbook representative, Pat Lindemann, . for seeing us through smoothly. To Lisa, Tom, Brucey, and friends at IU we say, “It was fun while it lasted.” To Katy (alias Estella Torrabella) and Sid we say, “Conehead, go home!” Thanks Georgie Porgie for letting us know your secret. For their dedicated service, the staff thanks Dan Novakowski, Jerry Misiewich, Bodie Photographers, Andros Studios, Harry Dudzik, and Tom Semesky for all their contributions of artwork, student photography, senior and underclass pictures and all other shots in the yearbook respectively. This publication is printed on 80 pound gloss paper; copy is 10 pt. Century Schoolbook, captions 8 pt. Century Schoolbook, and headlines that aren’t set by staff members are 24 pt. Palatino Bold or Lydian. The advertising section is in Lydian and Lydian Italics 24 and 48 pt. Cooper White, Black, and Kabel Heavy were Formatt types used throughout the book. We would like to make one final statement: “The Culver Coneheads” confess to the T.P. job in the dorm. The memories were sure worth all the bother! Beth Crowe and Chris Diehl Managing Co-Editors Acknowledgements — 231 Ip£?®gff®ss9®CQ 9003® Soo3ooff® ooc You still continue to grow as you look over the past year, deciding which direction you should take. All the homework, football games, and McDonald’s hamburgers seem so very long ago. Only the future remains. Remember as the year progressed, you learned more and more and in the process, you expanded your mind to levels that you didn’t even know existed. Accepting a ‘C’ though you knew you deserved a ‘B’ in algebra made you realize problems arise as people continue to grow older. As our high school continues to age, so will you. In time you’ll look back and wonder how you grew up so fast! These events are part of growing up, part of life, as well as part of Morton. 232 — Closing

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