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

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CONTENTS GRGANIZaSTIIGNS 2§ L GIASSES 5C V SPCCTI €2 f acuity 96 SENIORS 114 GRADES 132 ADVERTISING 132 UNDE A 19C Opening-1 Morton High School Band Majorette Diane Fross sSMm Carlene Dishop, Eileen Patterson, Marie Donkovich. Gigi Mocenski, Kim Koteckl, Shelley Gillespie, Debbie Tatum, and Carri Prokopeak ICT.41IT DEVCIICN Spirit: What does this word mean? To many Morron Senior High School students spirit signifies the act of getting involved enthusiastically in as many school related activities as possible. Out to others it means much more. To these people spirit is that inner force that motivates them to apply rheirselves both academically and soa ' ally 2-Opening Mr. Daniel Mayerik by porridporing in exrro-drricuhr ocriviries. To many spirir is o srare of mind rhar will linger in rheir memory for the rest of rheir lives. Ar Morron High School spirir is used as a rie rhar bonds rhe school, reochers, and srudenrs rogerher ro creore an enrhusi- osric ormosphere. Opening-3 WARNING: Do you hove Morroniris Spiririris? This disease may be fatal, so be sure to check for the following symp¬ toms. Uncontrollable urges to wear the colors red and gray. Occasional yelling and stomping arracks to be followed by outbursts of rowdiness during the Friday night football games. There have also been reports of sudden cravings to 6-Opening ENTttJ§l4§M tRAIMSS shake a pom pon or rwirl o boron, in addition ro marching on rhe foorball field while ploying on insrrmenr. We hove also discovered rhor these cravings seem ro be most enjoy¬ able ro rhe student body or Morton. If you hove ony one or more of these symptoms, you hove probably caught this disease. Up ro this point, there is no known cure for Morroniris Spiriris, so just keep speeding it. Opening-7 Officer flonl Matonovich and Peggy ilggins 6-Opening ■9 §F1MI SCARING ★ M IIII SCARING ★ SRIRIf 10-Sports Ed Dowers, Tom Romberg, and Tom Miskovich Coach Russ Marcinek and Assistant Coach Greg Jancich Frank Johnson Spirir and Spars. One needs rhe other. Here or Morron High both are prevailing. Spirir is shown by students who go our for o sport, even if they ore unsuccessful in receiving a position. Needless to soy, those who do moke rhe team prove their spirir during rhe bng season and it’s many prac¬ tices. What about rhe spirir of rhe coaching staff here at M.H.S.? The answer is quire obvious. Their dedication, understanding, and patience helped get Morron where it is today-one of rhe leading competitors in sports in rhe area. Dur what mokes it all worth while is rhe loyalty of fans, both students and teachers. They are whot gives rhe ream rhe backing that it needs to feel proud and confident that they ore winners. SCARINC ★ SI IIII S( 41IM SI IIII SI HIM Shirley Starkey, Sue Vermajan, Monette Martone, and Jane Her¬ ring. Jane Herring, Sue Golon, and Sue Vermajan Sports-II Him ih v» ifCCUECIICN Morton ' s 1960 Homecoming Queen Sue Stirling Jeff Alberts Michelle Lellot, Dave Opinker, Amy Boland. Aoron Soto, Deb¬ bie Calderon, Darren Highsmith. Sue Stirling, Alex Vermejon. Senior ' s first place float Dart Settle. Mark Noldin, Nancy Hladek, John Morosi. and Donna Harakel 12-Homecoming If there is one weels of the year that truly lives up to the word spirit, it ' s Homecoming. Spirit week of the 1930 Homecoming induded Fifties Day, Cowboy Day, Jersey Day, Clash and Hot Day, Red and Gray Day, and then, of course, the traditional assembly and Homecoming parade. Seniors rook all honors os they won the spirit stick and first place in the float competition. Highlighting the week was the crowning of the queen, Sue Stirling wirh Alex Vermejan as her escort. The court also consisted of Amy Boland, Debbie Calderon, Nancy Hladek, Michelle Leliro, and Barb Serric. Kathy Howard Linda Vercimak, Sharon Rataczak, Kelly Walsh, Lynn Hicksic. Chris Polochak, Lana Kaiser. Mike Chance, Nora Csiscko, Dennis Cashen, and Nancy Jazyk Homecoming 10 IIIIM HIM DI§IINCIICN For 160 couples, rhe nighr of May 2 was filled with spirit. The occasion was " Memory Lone " , rheme given ro rhe junior-senior prom. Students showed both interest and spirit in con¬ nection with rhe prom. The junior doss focused rheir interests from the prom preparations months before rhe actual event. Those who attended " Memory Lane " displayed their spirit by investing many dollars to rheir attire, which induded gowns for rhe women and tuxedos for rhe men. Wicker Pork Clubhouse, rhe prom sire, set rhe stage for " The Dyanm ' tcs " , on orchestra, which en¬ tertained rhe guests rill 9:30 p.m. " Fallen Angel " , o rock band, picked up rhe music after dinner and continued ploying until rhe formal prom ended or 2:00 o.m. The 1960 prom contained a new feature, Prom King and Queen. Tirlists were picked from o list of all attendants. This year ' s winners were Robbie Cashen and Sue Orhood. Alumni Rick Thompson and Karen Cormon 14-Prom The last week of high school. Thor ' s rhe dream of oil underdoss- men. Dur even rhough ir has ar¬ rived for 362 Morron students, it ' s still hard to believe. Why with rhe senior banquet and final exams coming up, nor to mention Senior Ditch Day, who has rime to really re flea on what is about to hap¬ pen. During rhe commencement exercises, which rook place on June 7, we remember ourselves as freshman-confused and scored. Still four years later, we ' re con¬ fused. For just os one stage of our lives is about to end, another is just beginning. Then, os o doss, you throw up your cops and give what many think will be your lost cheer for Morron. Dur that isn ' t true, for in rhe future we will always express our spirit for Morron. H1IH SI IIII H HIM U0RICN HCH MI4 4 I STUDENT OBTAIN AWARDS ’OR ACADEMICS, SPORTS Chosen by The Teachers for her knowledge of American hisrory and government, Priscilla Punick won the Daughter ' s of the American Revolution Citizenship Award and the Voice of Democracy Award. Seniors Sean Egon, Joe Guerra, and Ron Kaminski oil received o finalist position in National Merit Scholarship Competition and dassmotes Dan Churilla and John Weis were named semi-finalists. Sports Tltllsts-Jane Herring, Frank Johnson, Aaron Soto, and Tony Gresham. Notional Merit Finalists-Sean Egan, Ron Kaminski, and Joe Guerra. A wards-17 AMERICANS FREED AFTER 444 DAYS On November 4, 1979, 66 American diplomats were token hosroge by Iranian militant students in Tehran, Iran. This action set off a world wide concern for the safe release of these Americans. Why did the Iranians capture these Americans? Decouse the Ayatollah Khoemeini, along with the militants, demanded that the exiled Shah of Iran be returned home to face " revolutionaryjustice. " America was the Shah ' s home after he feld Iran in fear of a rebillion. In January, the Shah was treated for cancer and in late July the Shah passed away,- his impact to be resolved by President James Earl Carter. Throughout the ordeal, President Jimmy Carter had taken action specifically intended to retaliate against the Iranians. The President ordered Iranian students to report to the Immigration and Naturalization Service for visa checks and also validated all visas issued to Iranians for future entry in the United Stares. In addition, Carter froze Iranian assets before Iran could withdraw its money from the U.S. banks. Prior to Thanksgiving, two black marines and a woman were released. Shortly thereafter, 10 more hostages were sent home in rime for o Thanksgiving reunion with their families. In several instances, the United Nations met to no avail, namely because of the countries of Iran and Russia. Then in 1980 came one of the most humiliating episodes in United Stares military history — failure of a commando mission sent to rescue the hostages. Drawn up by President Carter, the April 25 mission failed because three helicopters had been grounded by malfunctions. Eight American servicemen died when a helicopter crashed into an airplane. Ironically, they met their deaths after the mission was called off. On the 251st day of the crises, Richard Queen, a vice consul or the embassy, was released because " he needed more sophisticated medical care . " Queen ' s illness was later diagonosed as multiple sderosis. Although many talks concerning the hostages rook place since the takeover, new hope arose from a new round of talks on January 18, 1981. These talks, held at the Algerian Foreign Ministry, were efforts to conclude negotiations to end the 14-month hosroge crises by trading billions of dollars in frozen Iranian assets for 52 American captives. The U.S. ream led by Deputy U.S. Secretary of Store Warren Christopher and the Algerian officers, who acred as intermediaries, worked continuously through the night. Agreement with Iron was reached the following day, January 19, but Iran ' s chief hostage negotiator said the flight to freedom awaited official word that 9 billion dollars had been transferred to the Dank of England. This official word was received the following day, January 20, 1981, the 444rh day of captivity for the 52 Americans. At 10.30 a.m., Chicago rime, the hostages had taken off on the first leg of their long-delayed journey home. Desides o landing in Athens, Greece, where the jet was refueled, the hostages ' next stop was Algeria. There they were to board an American jet and then travel to their " home” for the next five days, an American Military Hospital, in Weisbaden, West Germany. Then finally, at about 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 25, 1981, the 52 Americans first stepped on U.S. soil. After landing at Stewart Airport in Newburgh, New York, the former hostages went with their families to the West Point Military Academy. The nation ' s official welcoming celebration was held on January 27 at Andrews Air Force Dase in surburban Maryland. The festivities or Andrews were followed by on elaborate ceremony at the White House. It was now a fact that the entire nation shored in the joy for the safe return of the hostages. A yellow ribbon became the national symbol; only one of the factors which helped unify the United Stares. HAMMOND UNLOADS WASTE The City of Hammond was found responsible for discharging pollution in Lake Michigan during the latter parr of the post summer. The Environmental Protection Agency said the discharge forced Chicago beach closures last summer between August 6 and November 1. The EPA sued the Hammond Sanitary District for damages of $10,000 for every rime it violated pollution laws, as it was found to be the main polluter. High concentrations of bacteria entered a well beneath the station, due to an unwanted connection between storm and sanitary sewers. The pumping station discharged rhe liquid to the lake. The U.S. District Court of Chicago is going to ensure that action is taken to seal this unwanted connection. The Metropolitan Sanitary Disrrict of Chicago was responsible for beach dosings from July 21 through rhe 23. 16 National LOCAL DEMOCRATS SHUT OUT REPUBLICANS Democrats maintained their hold on Lake County Government by winning oil five county government races in November, 1980. Former Hammond City Judge Frank Srodoto defeated Joseph Amodeo for Second District Lake County Commissioner, while Rudy Bartolomei topped Allen Evans in the race for Third District County Commissioner. COUNTY In other county races, Coroner Albert Willardo and Recorder William Dielski Jr. won second terms, while Surveyor Steve Manich was elected to a fifth term. In addition, four Democratic county judges were elected without Republican opposition. Lorenzo Arredondo was elected to the Lake County Circuit judgeship. Lake County Court Judges Nicholas Shiralli and Orval Anderson were re¬ elected to their small daims post, while Steven Dielok was elected to succeed Arredondo os judge of the county ' s third seat. An estimated 5,000job seekers stormed the Inland Employment office on Wednesday, January 21 after reading in the Hommond Times that applications would be given our on January 21, 22, and 23. Even though general labor applications were not distributed rill 8:30 a.m. that same morning, many people began lining up outside Inland ' s employment office at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, camping over night in order to get the applications. This was the first rime since February of 1980, that Inland was giving our applications for general labor positions. Republican Dan Quale defeated incumbent Senator Birch Bayh, a Democrat, in the election on November 4. Bayh, who is also a liberal, was seeking an unprecendenred fourth term. Democratic Representative Adam Benjamin, easily won his third term turning bock Republican Douglas Harkin. Indiana Lr. Gov. Robert Orr will lead the stare for the next four years. His running mare, and the stare ' s next lieutenant governor, is Republican John Murz. STATE The three Lake County Superior Court judges up for retention on a non-partisan ballot were kept on the payroll. Judge Darlene Wanda Mears pulled the most votes for retention. For the Indiana Senate, Ralph Poresra, a Republican from Hammond, defeated Mathias Kerger in the second district. Applications were for future openings only, nor existing jobs. An Inland spokesman said the applications would only be filed for future reference. When distribution of the application began, the crowd damaged the exterior of the building, o fence along one side of it, and o gate between a parking lor and a driveway. Five person were injured during several incidents of pushing and shoving. All were treated at local hospitals and released. Applications were distributed the following two days without a disturbance. NATIONAL Ronald Wilson Reagan became the 40th President of the United Stares with his landslide win over Jimmy Carter in the November 4th election. Reagan and Carter ran their campaign with the antics of Independent candidate John Anderson in the baGk of their minds. Although Anderson was excluded from the " big debate " , he did win five percent of the vote. Despite predictions in various polls, the margin of victory was quire large as Carter claimed victories in only seven stares and rallied 49 electoral votes compared to Reagan s 489 electoral votes. Reagan and running mare George Bush lead from the earliest returns and it quickly became clear that their rruimph was a prelude to a sweeping shift in American political power. For the first rime in 26 years, the Republicans gained control of the Senate as they captured 10 Democratic Senate sears. The upper house now contains 51 Republicans and 49 Democrats. On January 20, 1981, Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as President of the United States. This event, however, was nor the main concern of the nation. For it was on this same day that the 52 American hostages were finally released from Iron. IN UIUCKT Hammond Police Officer Larry Pucalik was fatally shot at the Holiday-Inn South on November 14, 1980. Pucalik, 33, had 7 years of service with the Hommond Police Department. APPLICATIONS CAUSE RIOT Notional Local 19 20 Semi-Formal X Atlantis” 4,633 Rirz Crockers . $25.00 15 lbs of dry ice . $17.00 12 lbs of cheese spread . $20.00 Labor . $00.00 500 yds of green streamers . .$15.00 First aid for dry ice mishaps . .$10.00 2 broken punch bowls . $30.00 20 gallons of punch . $20.00 Toro! . $137.00 Profit ... An enjoyable evening. Green streamers creating an image of seaweed, aquatic murals enhancing the walls, and a mystical fog helped carry our this year ' s semi- formal rheme, " Atlantis . " The 6:30 affair on November 15 transformed Morton ' s cafeteria into an evening of an undersea world of beauty for 170 couples. Morton students and their dotes enjoyed hors d ' oeuvres and punch along with dandng the night away to the music of " Sronewood Fox . " The Inaugural Doll, sponsored annually by the Student Association, was deemed a success by all who attended the gala affair. " Although the semi-formal rook o lor of hard work and long hours, I feel that all the fun that was had by the couples surely made it a worthwhile cause, ” stated Student Assodarion member Nick Doyan. Semi-Format CARDEMON COMES TO LIFE CAUTION CHILDREN Where do you go ro see and meer o Tollsing comeP Donkey? Horses? Dogs? No, you did nor hove ro go ro rhe zoo ro meer rhese and many more wonderful chorocrers. The secrer was ro buy o richer and warch rhe cosr of 25 Morron High School srudenrs recreore rhe childrens phy, ' People ond Robbers of Cordemon Town " This year ' s annual childrens pby I was broughr ro life in o small rown I colled Cordemon. In Cordemon, rhe I sun was always shining ond rhe B people did nor have ony rroubles 5 until rhey mer up with rhree I robbers ond o lion, who enjoyed I making rrouble for rhe people in rhe rown. Alrhough Morron High School has been produang annual productions of childrens ploys for 15 years this was only rhe fourth year rhor morinees hove been performed during rhe school day. The school day morinees enable elemenrory school children ro roke field rrips. In oddirion ro rhe morinees for children, rwo evening performances were provided for rhe enrerroinmenr of bre nighr viewers. Alrhough orher area high schools roke port in childrens pbys, I feel rhor Morron is rhe only school wirh o major production of o chibrens pby which involves multiple shows ond field trips " stored Mr. Sranby Elgas, pby director. Plays 23 Tony Maddox and John Swanson Terry Dunne, Tony Maddox, and John Swanson PLAY OPENS Sophie Raushmeyer .. Terry Dunne Nornnon Cornell .... John Swanson Andy Hoborr . Tony Maddox All the long hours spenr memorizing lines and agonizing rehearsals surely paid off os Morron ' s Dromo Deportment presented its first ploy of the season, " Star Spangled Girl " . A total of 15 people tried our for the three ports available in the ploy. Director Mr. Donn Edwards finally selected seniors Terry Dunne, Tony Maddox, and John Swanson for the roles. Having been in o number of productions before, the long rehearsals were nothing new for Maddox and Swanson. However, being a first rime performer, the three to four hour after school rehearsals were a new experience for Dunne. NEW SEASON The Neil Simon three act play is set in the late I960 ' s near San Francisco Day. Andy and Norman, both intellects in their own rights, share a studio apartment from where they publish their radical protest magazine called ' ' Fallout. " All goes well until Sophie, a patriotic young lady moves into the apartment next door, nor knowing what she may be getting herself into. Problems arise when Norman falls in love with Sophia and Sophia foils in love with Andy. In the end, of course, oil turns our for the best, and a happy ending is enjoyed by all. ' ' The hard work and long hours involved in the play really built my confidence and self-esteem, " stated Terry Dunne. 24-Plays Plays-25 STUDENTS ATTEND INSTITUTES To rhe surprise of many Morron students, attending an institute wasn ' t all " fun and games. " Contrary to popular belief, there was very little rime to socialize. Selecting a rheme, designing a cover, and critiquing books from other schools were among rhe activities of TOP HAT editors when they attended rhe yearbook insirure at Sr. Mary ' s College in South Bend. Indiana University was rhe sire for rhe newspaper institute for Morronire editors. While there, rhe students learned effective editing and various newspaper layouts. Girl and Doy Staters parridpated in government by running for offices and holding assemblies and conventions at Indiana Stare University. Dy attending Doylor University Debate Institute, Sophomore Tim Salach learned valuable debate techniques and also researched this year ' s topic " Consumer Protection. " The varsity cheerleaders, who visited Dali Stare University, were taught different ways to arouse 26 -lnstltutes Physics Club-Front: Mario Matakovic. Middle Row: Frank Johnson, Harold Keutzer, John Weis, Joe Cuerra, John Cordish, Mr. David Lindsey. Back Row: Jeif Oros, John Marosi, Alex Vermejan, Priscilla Purnick, Debbie Swiercz, Steve Paulich. Chem Club-Front Row: Barb Petroski, Karin Hartlerode, Sandy Knezevich, Dan Roach, Hick Boy an, Chris Abasolo, Ken Reid. Middle Row: Kathy Deasy, Dawn Tomich, Joanne Lukas, Donna Niemiec, Nick Companiott, Ed Hernandez, Tom Sandlin, John Keilman. Back Row: Joe Maclnday, Kim Kotecki, Lana Kaiser, Robin Hansen, Ron Palucki, Tom Dujan, Dave Gentry. Electronics Club-Front Row: Terry Bell, Andy Ryann, Mr. Joel Romero. Middle Row: Jim Gillis, Bob Evanich, Nick Paunovich, Scott Thompson, Raul Lozano, Joe Grubesic, Greg Ashby, Tom Ramberg. Back Row: Bob Sullivan, Tim Lukachek, Glen Phelps. Students Experiment, Explore, Work Together The Chemistry Club benefits members by giving them an idea of the available job opportunities involving the chem¬ istry field. The Chem Club also gives members a chance to socialize with other students who have an interest in chem¬ istry. The group, sponsored by Dr. Mary Pettersen, went to Inland Steel in December to view the chemical labs, and visited Amaco labs in Whiting to observe chemical testing. At the beginning of the school year, Chem Club mem¬ bers sponsored a fish bowl toss at the International Culture Festival to raise funds. In the future, the club hopes to sponsor projects such as collecting aluminum cans and newspapers for recycling. The Physics Club, sponsored by Mr. David Lindsey, en¬ ables students to explore physical phenomena that would be impossible to observe during class. The additional study and performing of experiments expands the club members ' knowledge and interest in physics. Club members attended a field trip to Yerke ' s Observa¬ tory in Wisconsin to observe the world ' s largest refracting telescope, and went on a camping trip in April to study astronomy. The Physic s Club also raised money by selling doughnuts and raffle tickets. The Electronics Club, sponsored by Mr. Joel Romero, gives students the opportunity to work with electrial equipment. Students are able to share their interests in electrical projects by working on projects together. Most members join the Electronics Club after participating in electronics class. 30 Physics Club Chem Club Electronics Club Quill and Scroll-Front Row: Fatima Yoldash, Diane Fross, Lynn Nicksic, Beth Saculla, Shelley Geissendorfer, Kim Hantz. Second Row: Pam Boilek, Bob Seibold, Sheila Soltys, Sherrie Bryce, Lori McBride, Mary Adams. Third Row: Sandy Knezevich, Mary Jean Mambourg, Shelley Gillespie, Joy Berry, Lana Kaiser, Dawn Gurnak. Fourth Row: Jell Juscik, Jeff Alberts. Fifth Row: Lori Woodward, Nick Boyan, Barb Sertic, Patty Axtman, Chris Sandlin, Lori Brown. Sixth Row: Marie Dankanich, Lisa Ecsi, Sharon Jadrnak, Tom Miskovich, Sue Bardozci, Cathy Lear. Seventh Row: Joe Zubrenic, Sandy Bach, Russ McGehee, Dare Gentry. Back Row: Jeff Schneider, Mr. Scott Mark ley, Mike Chance. Photo Club-Front Row: Kim Campbell, Laura Buhring, Roy Ferrer, Mario Matakoric. Middle Row: Maria Lopez, Melody Richardson, Theresa Sanchez, Hilda Jaime, Ruth Martinez, Theresa Bell, Debbie Buhring, Kathy Campbell, Renata Plantaric. Back Row: Liz Luna, Steve Brown, Marvin Zebell, Vernon McCarthy, Russ Shellman, Jody Frigo, Linda Brown, Debbie Turczi, Joan Borchert, Mr. Dieter Meister. Laura Buhring and Roy Ferrer check a strip of negatives at an after-school meeting. Organizations Honor, " Focus " On Interests The Photo Club, sponsored by Mr. Dieter Meister, gives students a chance to advance their skills in photography, whether the student is of the novice, intermediate, or advanced class. Members are not required to take a pho¬ tography class to belong to the club, but most club mem¬ bers find that photography class is helpful and further de¬ velops their skills. Many club members have gone on to be photographers for the school paper, yearbook, and local photo establishments. The club offers a training schedule for people who are not familiar with using a camera. The trainers, who are club officers and more experienced members, work with the students in explaining and demonstrating the operation of the equipment. Once the trainees have enough knowledge of camera operation, they are tested, and are then allowed to use the equipment on their own if they " pass " the test. Because photo chemicals and papers are exp ensive. Photo Club members were busy with fund raisers this year. Club members also took passport pictures for students, teachers, and other community members travelling over¬ seas. Photo contests as well kept the group occupied this year. Club members took part in the National Schoolastic Photo Contest, co-sponsored by Kodak, and an inter-club contest during the spring. Quill and Scroll is an honorary organization for members of the Mortonite or Top Hat staffs, who have been on staff for at least two semesters. The group sponsored the annual journalism banquet, where new Quill and Scroll members were inducted in a candlelight ceremony. Quill Sc roll Photo Club 31 Association Officers-Sharon Jadrnak, Treasurer; John Marosi, Vice President; Mike Holper, President. Senators-Front Row: Seniors Mike Chance, Lynn Nicksic, Jeff Juscik. Second Row: Juniors Laura Marosi, Marie Dankavich, Debbie Tatum. Back Row: Sophomores Maribeth Cruener, Sharon Weis, Renee Hladek. Cabinet-Front Row: Nancy Jazyk, Monette Martone, Tim Salach, Marty Wusik, Joanne Lukas. Second Row: Karen Kwandras, Mary Egan, Melissa Ffoskins, Sandy Knezevich, Eileen Patterson, Nora Csicsko. Third Row: Sharon Ratajczak, Lori Woodward, Shelley Gillespie, Michelle Kocoj, Karin Hartlerode, Darla Price, Karen Holland, Rebecca Holland. Fourth Row: Pam Boilek, John Weis, Jeff Schneider, Nick Boyan, Chris Polochak, Mark Noldin, Susan Zawadzki, Chris Spudic, Sheila Soltys, Nancy Hladek, Kathleen Howard. Association ' Keeps Up With Annual Traditions If you ever wondered what was going on in room 306, at the end of the hall, you should take a closer look. At first glance you will notice desks, then students. Then you will notice some tables and a couch and-paint and old Inaugural decorations? By now you will have realized that this is the Student Association Office, where Student Association members get school activities rolling. Before the school year started, the association, sponsored by Mr. Mike Damiano, was working hard to raise funds. Saturday afternoons during the summer were spent washing cars and advertising with " car wash " posters at the gas station. The hard work payed off as profits accumulated. Also in the summer, association members donated their time to working at Freshman Orientation, where they introduced Morton to incoming students with a tour of the school. As in the years past, students in the association worked at the annual Culture Festival. Members were there to set up at the beginning, clean up at the end, and do various jobs in between. Soon after the Culture Festival, the association was making Homecoming plans, starting with the planning of " Spirit Week " . Members decided on 50 ' s, Western, Jersey and Hat, Clash, and Red and Gray days as " Spirit Week " days. The association also sponsored the Homecoming dance, featuring the group " Strider " . " Atlantis " was the theme of the association ' s Inaugural Ball, on November 15th. Members transformed paper, paint, and styrofoam into sea creatures which turned the cafeteria into an underwater tale for that special evening. 32 Student Association Stage Crew-Front Row: Chuck Hartlerode, Raul Lozano, Kevin Allen, Sam Polito. Back Row: Sandy Barnes, Joanne Lukas, Debbie Lay, John Swanson. Chess Club-Seated: Dave Arnold, Creg Scott, Mike Solan, Bob Cerka. Standing: Russ Shellman, Scott Hankins, Tim Solan, Coy Ellison, Mr. Don Huts. Club Members Construct; Share Common Interests Morton plays and other productions might be impossible without the aid of the Stage Crew, who is literally " behind the scenes " . The crew, sponsored by Mr. Donn Edwards, builds sets and takes care of lighting for Morton plays, and band and choir concerts. They also prepare sets for groups that rent the auditorium stage, such as private dance groups or university tour groups. Stage Crew members are also in charge of maintaining the equipment. Any person with an interest in preparing sets can be a member of the Stage Crew, who meet in class and outside of school on Saturdays and evenings. The word Thespian, coming from the Creek poet Thespis of the 6th Century B.C., today means a person who participates in theater. The organization of Thespians, sponsored also by Mr. Edwards, is an honorary group of students who participate in theater, whether they build sets, sew costumes, or perform in student productions. Students earn points through these activities and are eligible to become a Thespian when 15 points are accumulated. The induction ceremony for Thespians was in the Spring of 1980 on the auditorium stage. After the ceremony, the new Thespians attended a reception along with their parents, faculty members, and other students active in the theater. Chess Club members started out the school year building experience and confidence in their chess games by playing one another at Monday meetings. The group, sponsored by Mr. Don Huts, hopes to participate against other schools in chess tournaments throughout the state. Thespians Stage Crew Chess Club 33 Junior Varsity Cheerieaders-Debbie Palucki, Jane Ostoich, Michelle Moskalick, and Sue Schallenkamp. Freshman Cheerleaders-Bottom: Donna Harakal, Angie Keutzer, Ann Thomas. Middle: Cindy Batliner. Top: Cathy Williams. Cheerleaders Increase Skills At Summer Camp The cheerleading squads were devoted to firing up the crowds and getting the spectators to join in on the cheers at Morton athletic events. Varsity squad member Lori Woodward commented, " I think Morton ' s cheering sec¬ tion has really improved this year. The Pom Pon girls and the Lettergirls have been a great help to the cheerleaders. " The varsity, juniors-varsity, and freshman squads cheer for their respective teams at football and basketball games. The girls were out raising funds before the school year began, having car washes and bake sales, and selling cheese and sausage. During the school year, the varsity cheer¬ leaders sold Reese ' s Peanut Butter Cups, and Krunch and Almond Bars to students. Squad members also co-spon¬ sored an after-school volleyball game between the faculty and the varsity volleyball team. Striving to do their best, the girls could be seen practic¬ ing after school every day during the fall, and practicing every Tuesday and Thursday during the rest of the school year. The varsity cheerleaders got their start in August, when they attended a five-day camp at Indiana University in Bloomington. The girls learned new cheers, cheer tech¬ niques, chants and partner stunts. Some changes were made in the varsity squad this year. This year was the first year for having a sophomore on the varsity squad, and it was also the first year the squad con¬ sisted of seven members. The girls stuck with the tradition of the ' ' governor mascot ' ' , with a different cheerleader wearing the mascot uniform at every game. Pom Pons Revise Rules; Twirlers Throw Sparks Developing and encouraging school spirit is the purpose of the Pom Pon squad, as stated in their new constitution. The new constitution revised rules which resulted in a smooth running year and many new ideas. The squad adopted the name of " Governorettes " , and also elected officers. With the new addition of officers, work was divid¬ ed up, and activities ran more efficiently. The new consti¬ tution also stated special requirements it takes to be a Pom Pon girl. Ms. Helen Siukola, Governorette sponsor, said that the enforcement of rules is necessary for the girls to put effort into their performances, and effort results in a top notch squad. With the aim of improving skills, squad members attend¬ ed camps at Indiana and Ball State Universities during the summer. The Governorettes sold candy, had car washes, and sponsored a booth at the Little Red School House Festival, which enabled them to buy new uniforms. Practic¬ ing with the band every day also kept their summer days busy. Ms. Siukola feels that this has been a successful year due to the effort put forth by each girl, and commented, " I ' ve never had so much cooperation as I ' ve had this year " . Although the Twirlers had only two members this year, they successfully completed their season. They added vari¬ ety with various routines to basketball and football game halftimes. Spark was added to Homecoming night with a fire baton routine. Mrs. Karen Colins, Twirler sponsor, stated, " I think the girls are very fine twirlers and work very well together. They put on a fine demonstration when they perform " . Pom Pon Twirlers 35 Medwetz, Patty Wimmer, Tina Nadon, Lynn hammer, Carol Jones, Pam Paris, Kathy Kostoff, Beth Scanlon, Shelley Kocoj, Jan Schmidt, Chris Hudkins, Laretha Brightwell, Sherry Frizzel, Sue Kielbasa, Michelle Moskolick, Shelley Fritz, Jane Ostoich, Sue Schallenkamp, Debbie Palucki. Seventh Row: Karen Hartlerode, Linda Brown, Laura Ratajczak, Amy Sheer, Roberta Mick, Kim Wollack, Maureen Patterson, Michelle Racozi, MaryBeth Carmin, Melissa Richardson. Eighth Row: Pam Boilek, Misty Hoskins, Debbie Tatum, Laura Marosi, Sandy Knezevich, Darla Price, Joanne Lukas, Cindy Batliner, Robin Szczudlak, Angie Keutzer, Donna Herakel, Ann Thomas, Kathy Williams. Ninth Row: Marie Dankavich, Kim Myka, Eileen Patterson, Karen Kwandras, Karen Holland. Booster Club Organizes Lettergirls, Cheerblock This year the Booster Club tried something new. They organized a formal cheerblock and fifteen lettergirls. This idea was put into effect over the summer. The girls who spelled Morton Governors included Patty Axtman, Sheri Einbinder, Theresa Bell, Sherry Frizzel, Maureen Patterson, Michelle Bartoszek, Roberta Mick, Sue Kielbasa, Chris Sandlin, Lori Brown, Laura Marosi, Nancy Magurany, Karen Kwandras, captain Sandy Knezvich and Joanne Lukas. Just as cheerleaders, the lettergirls have red sweaters and individual letters, and red derbys which say " Morton Govs. " The lettergirls practiced every Wednesday with the cheerleaders to improve their routine. The lettergirls also have a set of rules to obey. They must have a " C " average or better, no D ' s or F ' s in conduct or effort, and the girls were allowed to miss only two football games and three basketball games or she would be replaced by an alternate. The lettergirls also tried to attend all the girls ' volleyball an d basketball games to help boost the spirit. The Booster Club also organized a cheerblock which consists of Booster Club members who are not lettergirls. Those girls also had an outfit which consisted of a Morton Governor T-shirt and a red derby. Next year ' s requirements for lettergirls will include being a sophomore, junior, or senior, and writing an essay on ' Why you would like to be a Morton Governor lettergirl. " This year, the Booster Club provided a stereo for the school from the club ' s funds. It is used to make study halls a little more exciting. Booster Club also sponsored the annual Mr. Football dance. There, they awarded Aaron Soto, Mr. Baby and Mr. Tennis; Jane Herring, Miss Baby and Miss Volleyball. Tony Gresham was awarded Mr. Football and Frank Johnson obtained the Mr. Cross Country award. 36 Booster Club Juniors " Bite The Dust " The annual Powder Puff game is not just a regular flag football game, it is a rivalry game between the seniors and the juniors. To be able to participate, the girls must be a member of Booster Club, have a C average or better, and have no unexcused absences. This year the Powder Puff game took place on September 17. There was a little more spirit this year, as the seniors chose " Another One Bites The Dust, " as their theme song. The juniors showed their spirit by adding Pam Boilek ' s dog, Max, as their mascot. The first touchdown came on the fourth play of the game when Barb Sertic scored on a double reverse. The second touchdown was scored by Beth Saculla on another double reverse. Fighting back, the juniors scored a touchdown on a run by Sue Vermejan. In quick response senior Shelley Geisssendorfer scored six more points on a long pass. The juniors still had hope as Sue Vermejan scored yet another touchdown, but it wasn ' t enough. The seniors won 18-12. This year, to liven up halftime, the seniors introduced Morton ' s Pom Pon boys, which were seniors Aaron Soto, Dan Churilla, Tom Dujan, Bob Seibold, Mike Chance, John Marosi, Alex Vermejan, Nick Boyan, Mike Holper, John Weis and Ron Fary. They performed to the beat of " Macho Man. " There was also an active participation by seniors Joe Zubrenic, Dave Gearman, Kevin Laurion and Gary Allen, along with juniors Will Ramirez and Jeff Wilson, who acted as cheerleaders for their respective teams. This year ' s Powder Puff coaches were seniors Jeff Jusick, Mike Riffle, Jeff Madison, John Keilman, Ed Flernandez, and Brian Adams, and juniors Mike Salapski, Ken Paquin, Marenis Kansfield, Bob Markovich, Dan Schallenkamp, Jim Boland, Jim Joseph and Will Ramirez. Powder Puff 37 National Honor Society-Front Row: John Weis, Sean Egan. Second Row: Dave Murchek, Leslie Casper, Kelly Isom, John Swanson. Third Row: Patricia Laurion, Tom Miskovich, Priscilla Purnick, Debbie Swiercz, Tammi Aguilar, Diane Skeen. Fourth Row: Ron Kaminski, Jeff Oros, Joe Guerra, Sue Stirling, Sheila Saltys. Back Row: Mrs. Alberta Lundgren, Mike Holper, Alex Vermejan. NHS Students Honored; NFL Membership Peaks It takes more than " brains " to be a member of the National Honor Society. NHS is a select group of students who are recognized for their participation in activities and an overall good character, as well as an outstanding grade point average. In March of 1980, each senior with a 3.2 grade point average, and each junior with a 3.5 grade point average received an NHS application. These students listed all community and school activities in which they participated during high school. The applications were turned in and reviewed by the faculty, who chose the NHS members. The students chosen were then inducted into the National Honor Society at a ceremony in the auditorium. After the ceremony, NHS members and their parents attended a small reception. Through the months of October and April, members of the National Forensic League kept their time well- occupied with several speech and debate competitions. The 20 debaters in NFL this year made this year ' s team the largest team ever. The group, sponsored by Mr. Doug Fix, travelled to various schools in Indiana, averaging two competitions a week. The NFL participated in three different league divisions; the Calumet Forensic League division, the Indiana High School Forensic League division, and the National Forensic League division, which holds the season ' s three final tournaments. Varsity debater, Junior John Holland, commented, " We had an excellent season this year, and with three of the top four varsity debaters returning next year, we are looking forward to an even better season. " 38 NHS NFL Home Economics Club-Front Row: Mrs. Shirley Rotenberg, Karen Himmel, Laura Marosi, Mrs. Linda Mudra. Second Row: Chris Sandlin, Andrea Dehenes, Pam Relinslci, Joanne Ramirez, Lisa Zurawslci, Chris Koharchik, Kathy Hale, Donna Metcalf, Yolanda Torres. Third Row: Roberta Mick, Kim Dills, Bridget Hess, Robyn Hess, Dana Medwetz, Tammy Huff, Theresa Guiden, Cindy Psuik. Folk Club-Front Row: Pam Vicari, Cathy Back Row: Sam Polito, Donna Metcalf, j u „i or Doreen Cummins practices various chords Deasy, Lori Montalbano, Joanne Lukas, Coy Ellison, Doreen Cummins, Theresa preparation for her coffeehouse performance. Alice Barrett. Clark, Mrs. Jan Gillard. Students Win Experience Through Club Activities Sharing a common interest in folk music is the basic purpose of the Folk Club. This year the Folk Club, sponsored by Mrs. Jan Gillard, began with a poster campaign, advertising with posters throughout the school building. To improve their guitar techniques, members worked with each other and listened to a folk music tape from Chicagofest. Folk Club members hope to print a folk music songbook that was started last spring. A hayride and a horseback riding trip are some activities also being planned. Not all members must know how to play the guitar. Many students have participated by working at the concession stands and selling tickets for Folk Club coffee houses. Future Educators in Action helps students who are interested in a teaching career to get some practical experience. This year, FEA members visited Scott School to tutor students in various subjects. FEA member Robin Hansen stated, " Through the experience of tutoring, I have expanded my skills and interests " . Members participated in Education Hospitality Day at Indiana University Northwest, where they learned what I.U. has to offer to future teachers. Home Economics Club members were busy throughout the year, working on projects that are useful in homemaking and other personal interests. The girls had a Mother-Daughter supper in early December, serving pizza and salad, and observed a macrame demonstration. Beauty experts visited the girls during the year, giving make-up and hair style demonstrations. Folk Club FEA Home Ec Club 39 Caving Club-Front Row: Donna Collins, Ray Hooper, Chris Brown, Nancy Harding, Helen Harrigan, Lori Brown, Kathy Deasy. Back Row: Chris Abasolo, Ron Kaminski, Joe Mac Inday, Nancy Magurany, Beth Alberts, Leilani Matus, Mr. Robert Weiss, Sue Ladendorf, Nancy Babbitt, Sue Zawadzki, Jennifer Cox. Zoology Club-Front Row: Charles McKinzie, Ray Hooper, Lisa Philipe. Second Row: Laura Marosi, Mr. Jeff Hayden, Donna Metcalf. Third Row: Dave Murchek, Priscilla Purnick. Back Row: Jody Frigo, Brenda Patrick. Herpetology Club-Front Row: Mark McDougal, Kathy Deasy, David VanDyke, Larry Nevilles. Second Row: Jamie Urbanski, Gayle Reding. Third Row: John Barbara, Rob Heavner, Mr. Bob Weiss, Beth Alberts. Fourth Row: Nancy Magurany, Leilani Matus, Ray Hooper, Donna Collins. Zoology Club Composes Booklet What is the Zoology Club? The Zoology Club is an organization for anyone interested in caring for, and working with, small animals. This year, the Zoology Club composed a booklet on how to care for, handle, and deal with animals as pets. The club also took a trip to the Field Museum in Chicago, where members studied prehistoric animals. To be a Caving Club member, one should enjoy exploring and crawling through dark and dirty places. Members of the Caving Club went on several caving trips, where members explored and cleaned out caves. " To be a caver one should be tough, rugged, and not mind getting dirty, " stated Caving Club sponsor Mr. Robert Weiss. " Caving was a great experience, I really enjoyed it, " exclaimed Senior Kelly Walsh. The Cavers strictly obey the Caving Motto, " We kill only time, leave only footsteps, and take only pictures. " The Herpetology Club teaches student how to handle, feed, and care for reptiles. The Club also went hunting for snakes and other reptiles. Members also saw several private collections of reptiles. 40 Zoology Caving Herpetology A. V. Club-Front Row: Steve Scott, Phillip Gawron, Steve Sc heller, Chris Brown, Vince Podsiadlik, Mike Podsiadlik, Phil Sandlin. Second Row: Lloyd Davidson, Mark Podsiadlik, Brian Housty, Vernon McCarthy, Dave Wethington, Rod Elish, Ken Schultz. Third Row: Randy Buckner, Mario Matakovic, Dan Frey, Mike Keilbasa, Mr. Kolar, Debbie Row, Jeff Turean, Glen Phelps. Not pictured: Karen Cruse, Richard Gonzalez, Scot Bryce. Travel Club Takes To The Snow Morton ' s Travel Club visited Woodside Ranch in Mautson, Wisconsin again this year, where members enjoyed snowmobiling, skiing, sledding and horseback riding. Members of The Travel Club also went to the Chicago Bears football game against Cincinnati, shopped at Water Tower Place in Chicago, and had a taste of Japanese food. The Club also threw a Halloween party at a senior citizen nursing home. To help pay for trips and materials, the Travel Club sold Carmel and Crunch chocolate bars. To be a member of the Audio Visual Club, one must go through a training period, and at the end of that period the canidate must take a written and oral test on handling the A. V. Club equipment. The student must also have a " C " average. Each year the Club has a Christmas and splash party, where old members initiate new members. At the end of each year, the members take a camping tri p to Lemmon Lake, in Cedar Lake, Indiana. " Being in the A. V. Club has been a priveledge to have been able to serve my fellow students and teachers, " stated Junior Rod Elish. A. V. Club member, junior Rod Elish, feels that it has been a privilege to take part in A. V. Club activities, serving the teachers and students. Travel Club, A.V. Club 41 Page Editors-Fronl Row: Shelley Pam Boilek, Diane Fross, Sharon Gillespie, leff Alberts Second Row: Jadrnak. Third Row: Mike Chance, Tom Ramberg. Mortonite Editors Provide Features, Sports, Editorials Every two weeks an announcement comes over the inter¬ com for students to pick up Mortonites in room 238. Stu¬ dents hurry through the halls to avoid the rush of the stu¬ dents picking up the paper. Before the Mortonite can be printed, staffers have editor meetings, where the staff decides which stories should be written. Then staffers gather beats which are later trans¬ formed into stories. Pictures have to be taken and developed on time. Then staffers have to arrange the page layouts, finish headlines, and make sure everything is correct. Finally, the paper is sent to the Calumet Press for printing. The job of the Managing editor, Tom Miskovich, was writ¬ ing editorials and making sure that the staff met their dead¬ lines on time. Copy editor. Sue Bardoczi, checked over the staff ' s copy and corrected any errors. " Working on the Mortonite was a great experience, The students, faculty, and especially the staff all contributed to make the Mortonite a first rate publication. I would person¬ ally encourage any individual to enroll in this class, and be exposed to a professional environment as taught and exem¬ plified by Mr. Scott Mark ley, " stated Managing editor Tom Miskovich. Mortonite 43 i tm Senior Aaron Soto discusses the sale of a yearbook advertisement to the manager of a local business. Section Editors-Front Row: )eff Juscik, Russ Sertic, Mary Adams, Sheila Soltys, Dawn Curnak, McCehee. Middle Row: Jeff Schneider, Bob Seibold, Beth Saculla, Joy Berry. Not pictured: Kim Kotecki, Sherrie Bryce. Back Row: Shelley Ceissendorfer, Lori Aaron Soto. McBride, Lana Kaiser, Lynn Niclcsic, Lori Brown, Barb Top Hat Staff Sums Up Year ' s Events Combine two classes of yearbook editors, advisor Mr. Scott Markley, and a lot of work, and the result is the completion of the annual Top Hat yearbook. The process of creating a yearbook begins with the selection of a theme, or an idea that ties in with school life. The editors must carry out the theme throughout the book. The cover design is then chosen, and the layout designs for the pages are begun. One or two editors are assigned U each section of the book, and are responsible for the page design, copy, headlines, the cropping of pictures, and anything else which will appear on the pages in their section. Editors must complete an assigned number of layouts for each deadline so that copies of the layouts can be sent to the printer. The printer returns the proofs so that the staff can make any necessary corrections. The proofs are sent back for the final printing of the yearbook, which becomes a collection of events enabling students to remember the school year in years to come. The creaton of the yearbook also calls for cooperation and ambition of staff members. Members must be willing to stay after school and to devote study halls, lunch hours, and other spare time to work that needs to be done in order to meet the deadline. The edge editors, who are beginning staff members, are also helpful in the completion of the yearbook. The " edgies " assist the editors working on the book by writing captions and headlines, typing, and doing other small tasks. The edge editors also do assignments which prepare them for higher positions on the staff in the future. 44 Top Hat Aside from producing the yearbook, all members of this year ' s staff sold yearbook advertisements to various businesses. To help raise funds, staff members were busy selling Morton jerseys, baseball shirts, and jackets to students throughout the year. Members of the staff were also responsible for the advertising and selling of the 1981 Top Hat. Each member made posters advertising yearbook sales, and sold yearbooks to assigned homerooms. These students also distributed the yearbooks at the end of the school year. The staff made some changes in this year ' s book, with senior pictures appearing in color for the first time in Top Hat. Another new addition to the yearbook was the listing of patrons, who contributed funds, that aided in the production of the book. During the summer, some of the Top Hat staff members attended the yearbook workshop at St. Mary ' s College in South Bend, Indiana, where they decided on the theme of the book, and agreed upon the cover design, working with the plant artist. The staff members reviewed some of the more basic rules of yearbook planning, concerning page design, writing copy, and selecting pictures, and were also introduced to new ideas to use for the yearbook. Those who attended the workshop also saw slides and shared ideas with staffs fr om other schools. The entire Top Hat staff attended a field trip to Valparaiso University in September, where they viewed slides and listened to lectures concerning yearbook planning. Top HU 45 p The San Diego Chicken discos his way down the street as the band performs dur¬ ing the Hammond Christmas Parade. Band Receives Recognition And Honors Morton ' s band has been more than just an ordinary marching band. They have been constantly practicing, competing, and performing. Every member put forth ef¬ fort to create an organization which was a highly active and accomplished group. This can be seen by their many activities and the honors the band received during this year ' s and last yea r ' s seasons. The 1979 Hammond Christmas Parade, which took place the Saturday before Thanksgiving, was one of the highlights of the year. The band officially escorted the San Diego Chicken, who romped down the Hammond streets as the band performed. Adding to the excitement of the day, the band received a first place for their performance. They were judged on musicianship, showmanship, uni¬ forms, and marching. As described by Mrs. Kolar, the parade was " really a thrilling experience. " The band also took part in last year ' s Little League and Memorial Day parade. The Northern Indiana District Solo and Ensemble con¬ test was on the agenda for February 1980. After compet¬ ing at Highland Junior High School in the contest, many students advanced to the state contest in Indianapolis. During the Spring of 1980, Sean Egan took the spotlight in individual honors. He was selected as one of the top seven clarinetists in Indiana. He first auditioned at Valporaiso High School, playing his own musical piece. For his out¬ standing performance, Egan was chosen to play in the All- State Band. The All-State Band performed a Concert at Butler University in Indianapolis. " We had a great band. I was pleased with the performance and with my ranking, " stated Egan. The band also entertained listeners at various concerts during the year. The Winter Concert enabled listeners to relax and enjoy the talent of the band on a cold winter Band evening. Student teacher Mr. Jeff Westfall, from Indiana University, took temporary charge of the band classes during the winter. He arranged the first performance put on by the Jazz Band. During the month of May, the band visited Scott and Morton Middle Schools with instru¬ ments in hand. They put on concerts for the students, performing " Scherezade " , " Amparito Roca " , a Spanish number, and many others. The Jazz Band added variety to the concerts with several numbers. Aside from all the practicing and performing, band members were constantly busy organizing and carrying out fund raisers. Among the items they sold were Texas Citrus Fruits, popcorn, and salt and pepper shakers. With the profits brought in by the projects, the band was able to pay for trips and order 50 new plumes for their head- pieces. Money was put away for music, band scholarships, uniforms, and instruments. This year, the band was equally active and successful. Band members got an early start this summer by staying after school, working on the music for football game half time performances. They also spent time working with the Twirlers and Pom Pon Girls. Autumn fund raisers in¬ cluded selling acrylic jewelry and sponsoring paper drives. With the savings from last year ' s fund raisers, the band visited Six Flags in St. Louis, where they competed in a concert band contest. Band members enjoyed themselves riding on the rides and touring the city. The group also took a trip to Marriott ' s Great America, where they marched in a parade. Christmas this year was another big event for the band. They were chosen to represent all Hammond bands to officially welcome Santa Claus to Woodmar Shopping Center. They also marched in the Hammond Christmas Parade. Mrs. Kolar feels that this season has been especially good. She stated, " The kids worked hard, and have tre¬ mendous attitudes. In 23 years of teaching, this has been one of my top organizations " . Bind 47 Mixed Choir-Front Row: Michelle Bartoszek, Cheryl Kotvas, Virginia Mendez, Kathy Wozniczka, Cindy Neyhart, Linda Steele, Tina Hayden, LaRetha Brightwell, lacinta Springer, Jennifer Stephen, Kelley Reagan, Sam Polito, Cd Heavner, Mark Shellman, Sue Weakland, Dena Weatherford, Belinda Cates David Boggs, Ken Shultz, Russell Shellman, Kevin Laurion, Jeff Jelenski, Eileen Patterson, Ensemble-Front Row: Dan Leismer, Therese Robin Easton, Kurt Kortokrax, Mericia Jones, Carrie Isom, Cary Allen, Kevin Kolonawski, Herbert, Kelley Isom, John Swanson, Lori Tony Maddox, Tina Nadon, Chris Taylor Pam Boilek. Davidson, Rosemary Swanson, Dan Render, Second Row: Sandy Barnes, Craig Rowe, Isom Named To All-State Choir The new addition to the 1980-81 Music Department was the induction of the Barber Shop Quartet. Their year included performing on the first showing of Cable TV in the Hammond district. The group was composed of Sen¬ iors Dan Leismer, Kurt Kortokrax, Kevin Kolonawski and Gary Allen. The choir performed in several concerts this year. The Christmas concert took place December 17. " The Night before Christmas, " and " Mount of Olives " Hallelujah by Beetoven. The choir also had a Pop concert in October and their annual Spring concert in April. The choir was asked to perform again at the Woodmar Country Club ' s Christmas party in December. The Choir and Ensemble performed for several differ¬ ent senior citizens, homes, churches, civic organizations at the school administration center. The choir also re¬ corded a concert which was aired over WJOB radio. This year the Ensemble wore new outfits, which were made by teachers and parents of the choir. The uniforms were, brown, beige or red skirts or pants, with brown, beige, or red sweaters. To help pay for activities and transportation, the choir sold cheese and sausage during the fall. The highlight of the season was Kelley Isom ' s selection to the All-State choir. Isom was selected from 28 students from the Hammond district to compete at Butler Univer¬ sity in Indianapolis for the All-State choir. The students selected and performed a solo from their own selection in front of the State Music Educators. Isom was one of 200 students selected to the All-State choir. 48 Mixed Choir And Ensemble Concert Choir-Front Row: Lori Hilliard, Yolanda Torres, Therese Herbert, Karen Kruse, Pam Boilek, Laurie Decker, Tina Nadon, Rosemary Swanson, Susan Ellis, Robin Easton, Kelley Isom, Sean Egan. Second Row: Tony Maddox, Nora Csiesko, Lori Davidson, Janice Waywood, Becky Morales, Kendra Crowder, Penny Ellison, Debbie Lay, Sandy Barnes, Mericia Jones, Annette Jimenez, Joanne Lukas, Diane Skeen, Audrey Williams, Craig Rowe, Kevin Kolanowski, Carrie Isom. Third Row: Chuck Waywood, John Swanson, Dan Render, David Bogunovich, Chuck Hartierode, Raul Lozano, Mike Hatch, Carry Allen, Steve Seno, Mark Teran, Chris Taylor, Kurt Kortokrax. English Classes Essential The academic section at Morton High school not only includes the traditional classes, but also offers several different types of special academic classes, and a variety of electives. The traditional classes of English, math, and science are mainly to refresh, im¬ prove or take a step deeper into the ba¬ sics. In order to graduate a student needs eight credits in English, four from re¬ quired classes and four from electives. Using the right parts of speech, improv¬ ing spelling and punctuation and widen¬ ing one ' s vocabulary will only benefit the student to speak his language properly and with respect. It may all seem like a review, but the basic skills are so impor¬ tant and many students must master those skills before advancing in to the outside world. Taking more complex classes such as advanced composition to further an edu¬ cation is essentia] to a student if he is ex¬ pecting to attend college. dHablas espanol? Parlez-vous francais? Sprechen Sie Deutsch ? Does any of these make sense to you? Some people not only feel a need to know their own language well, but they have the desire to master one of the three foreign languages of Spanish, French, and German offered at Morton. Foreign language plays a big part in todays growing world as more and more people migrate to the United States. In these classes beginning students learn simple phrases and verb conjuga¬ tion. Advanced students start learning actual conversation to help them speak fluently. Foreign language is needed for such jobs as Foreign News Correspondents, in¬ terpreters, and foreign embassy jobs, or just for the traveler, who visits foreign countries. As an elective class,reign language is offered to any interested student. Additional Languages Beneficial Foriegn Language S3 Practical Knowledge Acquired What does " taxation without represen¬ tation ' ' mean ? Why is the American dollar value constantly decreasing? The answers to these questions and many more can be found if one just takes the right classes. The social studies department offers more than the requirements of U.S. Histo¬ ry for juniors, and government and eco¬ nomics for seniors. The department also offers such classes as psychology, sociolo¬ gy, and world history. This area of learn¬ ing offers a basic, yet wide field of studies of the past, present, and the inner studies of social life. Psychology is a popular elective class in the social studies department. It discusses what influences a person ' s personality, and Freud ' s and Skinner ' s theories about the study of the mind. Learning how to tell what another is feeling by watching one ' s body movements is a very interesting part of the course. Science can be more than hours of long studying and long lectures. One can leam of interesting things such as amoebas, parameciums, genes, and cell division. The basic structure of life itself is ex¬ plained in the required classes of biology and health and safety. For those interested in further exploring the mysteries of life, Morton offers such elective biology orien¬ tated classes as zoology and animal be¬ havior. Zoology students engage in complex experiments pertaining to pulse, respira¬ tion, and reflexes of rats, turtles, and frogs. Instincts and learned beh avior as well as survival methods are explored in ani¬ mal behavior. The growth of trees, plants, flowers, and reproduction are just a few topics studied in botany. After completion of these courses, stu¬ dents may decide to further their studies with physics, chemistry, and earth sci¬ ence. Students Gain Wisdom Through Lab Experience Problems Baffle Students In the math department at Morton, stu¬ dents not only learn the basics of math, but may also desire to further their math skills by taking advanced math classes. Students are required to take two years of math to meet graduation requirements. For some students, the required two years of math is not enough. In such a case, students may take math as a elective class. Morton offers six types of math classes that can suit almost any students needs. The students who are under the general studies program are only required to take general math. General math students learn the basics in math. Algebra and geometry are the required math classes, under the college prepara¬ tory program. In algebra and geometry, students study such things as angles, theroems, and equations. Some students do not plan to go to col¬ lege, but plan to go into a business career. These students may wish to take the of¬ fered business math classes. 56 Math The business classes in the high schools are just as important to learning as English or mathematics. The many classes offer techniques useful in the business world as well as in the private sector. Typing, shorthand, notehand, and cherical practice teach a student the basic rudiments of secretarial work. Personal typing teaches a student the basics of the skill for those who do not wish to enter the business field. The mathematical part of this field is just as important. Accounting teaches how to keep books and perform other mathemat¬ ical jobs. Another is general business, which includes how to keep a checking account and the importance of different types of insurances. Clerical practice benefits a student planning on working in a office, as a sec¬ retary, by teaching the student how to operate office machinery. Clerical Skills Give Students New Dimension Consumers Educated For Future " 2 cups of flour " " 1 tsp. of baking soda " " 3 whole eggs " Sound familiar? It may, if a student has home economics. Home economics pre¬ pares the student, male as well as female, for future homemaking. As hard as it may seem to believe, many people are lost in the kitchen, or when they are sitting be¬ hind a sewing machine. The purpose of home economics is to help people with the problems of domes¬ tic chores in such things as proper dress, how to cook, and cleanliness. Today, this class is especially benefit- ting to men since so many women are working. After high school or college, men will either be in the military, married, or staying a bachelor, which means they are still responsible for themselves and will need to know the essentials to keep a house running smoothly. Proper use o( a sewing machine was among the valuable skills gained by Michelle in sewing class. 58 Home Economics “Should I. use oil or water olors or this drawing? " questions iVariiy Hladek Art provides students with an opportu¬ nity to express their creativeness. The pro¬ gram gives the students the basics re¬ quired to go on into one of the most com¬ petitive areas of the " artistic " world. The starting point in the art program serves somewhat like a foundation pro¬ gram as learning the art elements of lines, shapes, color, texture, value, and space. When one completes this program he may advance. Free hand drawing of simple objects is accomplished in the second year, along with geometric forms of spheres, cubes, and pyramids. When a student becomes a junior, he is involved in print making, drawing on lino¬ leum, making sculptures with clay, and learning to cast them for reproduction. The final touches in the program in¬ volve acrylic and water paintings, and learning to do alphabetic lettering, which completes the four year art program at Morton. Art Students Work For Perfection problem thoughts Art 59 P.E. Increases Body Strength, Coordination All students are required to take one year of gym to meet graduation require¬ ments. Students are taught the basic skills in such sports as tennis, golf, football, and basketball. Both the boys and girls gym classes go through a physical fitness course, which consists of a 50 yard dash, doing sit-ups, chin-ups, and the shuttle run. At the end of the course, one boy and one girl are chosen out of all the classes as the most physically fit. Physical education class also required each student to take a portion of swim¬ ming. The swimming classes are divided into three groups according to students skills. Group one is for the beginner, group two is for the intermediate, and group three is for the advanced students. Last year a new class, Advanced P.E., was added to Morton ' s electives. Ad¬ vanced P.E. is designed for the most athle¬ tically inclined student. Does this sound familar? " Your homework assignment is to do geometry problems 1-50 page 127. " " Write a composition on student behav¬ ior. " " Finish the frog disection and name all the organs. " Those assignments are just part of the normal academic classes at Morton. But have you heard you teacher saying " To¬ night practice the ' School Song’ and ' Swinging on Parade ' . " Morton ' s music department has a vari¬ ety of classes including band, music histo¬ ry, music theory, and several choirs. Part of the band class includes perform¬ ing at the football and basketball games, and marching in several parades during the school year. Morton s concert choir and mixed choir classes have expressed true talents by ap¬ pearing in public concerts. Extra-curricular music groups such as Barber Shop and Jazz Quartet highlight Morton s musical department. Music Class Involve Time, Full Devotion Susan Kerr and Cindy Neyhart share tha music to Alexander ' s Ragtime Band. Varsity Football There is one word to describe the 1980 varsity foot¬ ball season ... disappointing!!! The Morton players were confident of a good season. Who would have known that the season would go as it did. The factor that worked heavily against the Gover¬ nors was the injuries. First on the injured list was senior Brian Adams with a dislocated thumb that kept him out for four weeks. Next came senior Dennis Zaremba with a back injury that kept him out of the Highland game and three weeks later put him out for the season. Injured in the Highland game, senior Scott Thomp¬ son broke his ankle and senior John Keilman tore the ligaments in his knee. Senior Tony Gresham split his chin during the Roosevelt game and senior Jeff Schneider tore the ligaments in his knee the follow¬ ing week, keeping both out of the Hammond High game. Senior Mike Riffle was the last player on the injured list with torn ligaments in his ankle. When it came to winning, the Governors came short of their goal. Morton beat Hammond Tech in the annual Homecoming game 26-6. The following week they came through again by beatingE.C. Wash¬ ington 21-12. The victories ended at that point and Morton finished the season at 2-8. The bright spots of the season were senior Tom Ramberg being named conference kicker and honor¬ able mention linebacker and Gresham being named honorable mention fullback. Ramberg averaged 30 yards per punt, 48 yards per kick-off, and had a total of 52 solo tackles and 43 assists on the season. Gresh¬ am carried the bcdl 99 times for 533yards, a veraging 5 yards per carry. He also scored 3 touchdowns. Seniors Jeff Oros and Gresham were named most valuable players by their teammates and Adams was named team captain. 64 Varsity Football Varsity Football-Front Row: Jeff Juscik. Rick Quinonez, Craig Rowe, JefLSchoeidei . AetLJJro s. Mike Riffle, John Hayduk, Carry Heilman, Doug i g ' cond Row Coach Bob HuntBERelZarcmba. Tom Ramberg. Brian Adams, George Hess, Tom Miskovich, Frank Clemens, Jeff Madison, Ed Holmquist, Jeff Wilson. S(fftt Thompson. Jfhird Row: Mike Marks. Jim BolMd, Will Ramirez, Dave Dowling, Mike Klelbasa, Marenis Hansfield, Hen Paquin. Bob Markovich, Coach Nick Luketic Back Row: Tony Gresh a m: Ban SchaHenkamp:Gary ' Allen, Mike Salapski, Doug Heller, 1 Bowers, Coach Jack Georgas. Varsity Football 65 Front Row: Mike Lee, Dan Schallenkamp, Ken Paquin, Will Ramirez, Jim Boland, Rich Sbive, Jeff Wilson, Second Row: Dan Gresham, Don Keiiman, Mike Szymaszek, Jim Joseph, Mike Sliwa, Larry Neviiis, John Gordisb, Tom Boucher, Craig Davis, Back Row: Coach Bob Hunt, Pete Gil, Bob Heflin, Mike Sobczak, Todd Marlatt, Robert Hernandez, Tom Corak, Mark Wilson The 1980 Junior Varsity football team followed in the footsteps of the undefeated Junior Varsity Team of 1979, by compiling a very impressive 7-1 record. Morton opened up against Munster and defeated the Mustangs 14-6. From there the Governors moved on to Gavit and suffered their only loss, 14- 7. The Governors battled the next game out with Clark and, as usual, came out on top 28-7. Bishop Noll proved a worthy opponent as the Warriors gave Morton a run for their money. Morton went ahead in the fourth quarter to win, but unfortunately sophomore Dan Gresham was injured and out for the remainder of the season Morton won by forfeit over Roosevelt and went on to play Hammond High. The Hammond High game was tough but Morton put it all together and won 13-0. Defense was a strong point in the Morton team this year, giving up only 6 point per game. Stated Coach Hunt, “Considering the size and number of linemen, I think they did one heck of a good job. ” J.V. Opponent Football Morton Munster 6 14 Gavit 14 7 E.C. Washington 0 34 Clark 7 28 Bishop Noll E.C. Roosevelt a Forfeit 15 Hammond High Hammond Tech 6 Forfeit 13 Will Ramirez and Robert Hernandez block while Mark Wilson tries to throw a pa-s 66 J.V. Football Freshman Brian Elo explains the situation to Coach Fred Kepler during a time out Freshman Tony Porter eludes a would-be tackier as teammate Ruben Urbano looks After receiving the ball freshman Bob Colec tries to fight off a Washington defender Opponent Morton Andrean 14 (i E.C. Washington ti 24 Hammond Tech Forfeit Clark 0 14 Bishop Noll 12 14 E.C. Roosevelt 0 16 Hammond High 6 14 Gavit S 14 Freshman football-Front Row: Tim Paquin, Jeff Earl, Jeff Sinchak, Ron Thomas, Tom Vrahoretis, Robert Atkins, Gary Harper, Steve Shaller, Eric Fiscus, Jack Minch, Second Row: Dan Dills, Ruben Urbano, Jerry Ryzewski, Chris Smith, Tim Jolink, Zebell, Mark Gordisb, Nevlida, Keith Kessler, Back Row: Coach Fred Kelly, Robert Golec, John Micbelin, John Shaller, Tim Timko, Don Brian Elo, Freshmen Football The 1980 Freshman Football Team compiled a 7-1 record and earned the honor of being Confer¬ ence Champs. The Governors opened up against the very tough Andrean team. The game was a hard fought battle and when the game was over, Morton had lost 6-14, the only loss of the season. In the second game, which was against East Chicago Washing¬ ton, the Governors claimed a 24-6 victory. Tezh was next but be¬ cause of a shortage of players, the Tigers had to forfeit the game. Clark followed on the schedule and Morton beat them 14-0. Bish¬ op Noll was the next opponent and the meeting was probably the toughest of the year. Morton won 14-12. Morton, now evidently on the roll, went on to beat East Chicago Roosevelt 16-0, Hammond High 14-6, and Gavit 14-8 in the next three games. “Both Coach Maicher and I real¬ ly enjoyed working with the boys and we were very pleased with the outcome of the season, ’’stated Hea Coach Fred Kepler. Freshmen Football 67 Cross Country The cross country team underwent a drastic change in 1980. For the first time in Morton’s history, girls participated on the squad. The girls who competed along with the boys this year were freshman Diane Frost, and sophomores LaRetha Bright well and Peggy Stevens. Girls com¬ peted against boys in the conference meets, but in regionals, competed solely against girls. The year overall with a record of 2-6 was not a success, but individual accomplishments over¬ shadowed the season. Senior Frank Johnson was the steadiest runner for the team. Johnson competed in the sectionals and took a 6th place which qualified him for regionals. In regionals, Johnson placed 16th which was very re¬ spectable. The talented senior broke the school re¬ cord in the 5000 meter run with a time of 16.53. John¬ son was also the captain of the team and was chosen Most Valuable Player. Freshman Diane Frost was the other outstanding runner. Frost went to regionals and claimed a 10th place which enabled her to compete in the state meet. In state finals, Frost came in 81st out of an over¬ whelming number of runners. The young freshman broke the school record in the 3000 meter run with a time of 11.52. 68 Cross Country During a triangular meet at Kusbel concentrates on Dowling Park, Senior Frank maintaining a steady pass. Cross Country Opponent Clark E.C. Roosevelt Whiting E.C. Washington Hammond High Bishop Noll Highland Invitational Lake Central Invitational Cavit Hammond Tech L.S. Conference Meet Hammond Sectionals Cross Country 69 Minutes before the race begins, Senior Frank Johnson goes over bis strategy. Cross Country-Front Row: Diane Frost, Johnson, Bob Balczo, Frank Kusabel, Peggy Stevens, LaRetba Brightwell, Tim Salach, Darrel Jones, Coach Bill Rusty McGehee. Back Row: Frank Archer Boy’s Tennis The number one doubles team of junior Vince Soto and senior Ron Fary complimented the boys tennis 1980 season. The duo captured the number one doubles conference championship by defeating Noll in the final match. Coach Bob Weiss stated, “I put Soto and Fary together at the beginning because they looked like they had potential and could play well together. ” Coach Weiss also added, “They improved steadily all season long which enabled them to win the conference championship. Putting those two together was the best decision I made all year. ” The Governors started off the season with a disappointing loss to Calumet, 3-2. The racketmen then started their streak which led them into the Bishop Noll match with a conference record of 3-0 and in a tie for first place. Unfortunately, Morton suffered their only loss in conference to Bishop Noll, 3-2, which cost them the championship. Coach Bob Weiss had this to say about the match. “The loss to Bishop Noll was a disappointment, but because the boys had worked hard and played very well, I didn ' t feel bad.” The Governors ended up the season with an overall record of -4 and a 6-1 mark in conference play. In the first round of sectionals, the racketmen defeated Clark, 4-1. The Govs were then beaten by Munster, 5-0, in the second round of sectional play. Number one singles players Aaron Soto was the captain of the team and was voted most valuable by his fellow teammates. Soto stated, Although we were upset about not winning conference, I thought we had a great season. ” 70 Boy’s Tennis TENNIS OPPONENT MORTON Calumet 3 2 Gary Roosevelt 1 4 Gavit 0 5 Clark 0 5 Hammond High 2 3 Bishop Noll 3 2 E.C. Roosevelt 1 4 Gary West Side 0 5 Whiting 1 4 E.C. Washington 0 5 Hammond Tech 0 5 SECTIONALS Clark 1 4 Munster 5 0 Boy’s Tennis 71 Volleyball The 1980 girls volleyball team is the first team at Morton since 1965 that has competed in the state finals. The Governors started their road to the state finals by winning the sectionals. In the first game of sectionals, The Lady Govs defeated Gavit. Morton then went on to capture the sectional by gaining victories over East Chicago Washington and by beating Bishop Noll in the finals. The Governors trampled Benton Central in the first round of regional play by deafeating them 15- 7. The team had a tough time with Highland, but were able to defeat the Trojans 15-6, 9-15, and 16- 14 in the regional finals. The Lady Govs then traveled to Indianapolis to square off against Twin Lakes in the state finals. In the first-game the girls went ahead of their opponent 11-7. But then Twin Lakes outscored the girls 8-1 to win the game, 15-12. In the second game, the Governors fought to tie Twin Lakes at 8- 8, but ended up losing the game 15-9. Coach Aletta Hicks commented, “We were just as good as Twin Lakes, but we didn’t play as well as we were capable. But I am still very proud of our girls. ’’ The team ended up the season with an overall record of 31-2. The Governors also captured the conference championship with a mark of 8-0. The Lady Govs were also fortunate to have two girls chosen to the All-Lake Shore Conference Team. Selected to the first team were senior Tina Sknerski and junior Sue Vermejan. Seniors Jane Herring and Monette Martone and sophomores Shirley Starkey and Carrie Reid received honorable mentions. Senior Monette Martone comes Sknerski during the state in tor Senior teammate Tina finals against Twin Lakes. 72 Girl’s Volleyball OPPONENT Hobart River Forest Merrilville Portage Horace Mann Crown Point Munster Andrean E.C. Roosevelt Hammond High Calumet Valparaiso Andrean McCutchen Riley Gavit Highland Bishop Noll Tech Gavit E.C. Washington Lake Central Griffith Clark Whiting Valparaiso Clark Sectionals Gavit E.C. Washinton Bishop Noll Regionals Benton Central Highland State Twin Lakes Sophomore Carrie Reid gets ready to serve during the State Finals in Indianapolis. Sknerski, Monette Martone, Coach Aletta Hicks. Volleyball-Front Row: Kelly Hladek, Renee Hladek, Jane Herring, Sue Vermejan, Mgr. Chris Spudic. Back Row: Mgr. Sue Zawadski, Shirley Carrie Reid, Sue Colon, Tina Girl’s Volleyball 73 J.V. Volleyball B-Team Volleyball The 1980-81 J. V. volleyball team did exceptionally well this season as the Governors won 18 and lost only two of their matches. Starting with the first match, the Lady Governors got on a hot streak, winning 10 of their first 13 matches and placing second in the other three. The Gavit game was the toughest of the season. All three games of the match were close, but Morton managed to edge out the Gladiators in the third game, 17-15. Commenting on the game, Coach Miriam Costanza stated, ‘‘Gavit had a more talented team, but teamwork and determination to win gave the Govs the edge. ” Commenting on the season, Coach Costanza replied, “All players were evenly skilled, and the reason for their success was that they played together as a team. ” Outstanding players on the team were sophomores Jackie Sufak, Barb Oros, Maribeth Gruener, and Sharon Weis. Hobart, River Forest Won Merrillville Won Portage, Mann Won Crown Point, Munster 2nd Andrean Won E.C. Roosevelt, Hammond High Won Calumet Won Highland Won Bishop Noll, Tech 2nd Gavit, E.C. Washington Won Lake Central Won Griffith Won Clark, Whiting 2nd Clark, Valporaiso Lost J. V.Tournament Gavit Won Clark Won Bishop Noll Lost During a game sophomore Sue Gonzales passes the ball to a teammate in the front court. B-Team Volleyball-Front Row: Maribeth Hulsey. Back Row: Miss Miriam Gruener, Kelly Long, Sue Gonzalez, Costanza, Sharon Weis, Ami Sherer, Jodi Herring. Second Row: Patty Sweet, Sandy Banomo, Jackie Sufak. Barb Oros, Tammy Hayes, Linda 74 B-Team Volleyball Opponent Morton Crown Point 19 12 Clark 21 30 Hammond Tech 17 29 Valporaiso 30 19 Whiting 17 13 Griffith 24 18 Merrillville 48 20 E.C. Roosevelt 29 22 E.C. Washington 36 35 Bishop Noll 23 24 Munster 18 32 Gavit 19 16 Hammond High 33 26 Gary Roosevelt 27 22 J.V. Tournament E.C. Roosevelt forfeit Whiting 20 24 Bishop Noll 23 21 B-Team Basketball The 1980-81 girls J.V. basketball season proved rather disappointing as the Lady Governors ended with a 6 win and 11 loss record. The first win of the season came in the second game as Morton beat the Clark Pioneers 30-21. Next came Hammond Tech, and the Governors beat the Tigers 29-17. Seven games later, Morton battled it out with Bishop Noll and just barely squeezed by with a score of 24-23. After playing a tough game, the Governors got a break as they played and easily beat the Munster Mustangs 32- 18. One of the big disappoint¬ ments of the season was the loss of the J. V. Tournament. Morton won the first game against E.C. Roosevelt by forfeit. The Lady Governors next defeated the Whiting Oilers 24-20. In the championship game, Morton lost by two points to the Bishop Noll Warriors. During the season, sophomore Maribeth Gruener was the leading scorer. Sophomore Sue Zawadski was the leading free- throw shooter. Girls B-Team Basketball 75 Defense is tough against senior Nancy Hladek as she shoots for a basket during an important game Basketball A 7 win, 13 loss total was the end result of the 1980- 81 Girls Varsity basketball season. Recapping the season, the Lady Governors won their first game when they played Clark. The Gover¬ nors rallied and won 67-34. The next game the Gover¬ nors once again won, this time against Hammond Tech. The final score was 63-34. The Griffith game was the next game Morton won, 47-40. In the invitational tournament, Morton won against Calumet in the first game 41-35, but lost to the Hobart Brickies 58-52 in the championship games. Wirt was the next victim of the Governors as Mor¬ ton edged them out 49-45. Against arch rival Gavit, the Lady Governors played tough and came out on top 47-43. With a 6-12 record, Then Lady Governors went into the sectionals on a 6-12 record. The Governors opened up the sectionals against Hammond Tech. The game was not too much of a challenge for Morton, as the Governors defeated the Tigers by a score of67-35. Moving on into the tourna¬ ment, the Governors played Hammond High. The Wildcats proved to be a worthy opponent as they put up a real battle with Morton. The last few minutes in the fourth quarter told the story though as the lead sea-sawed back and forth. When the buzzer went off, Hammond High was ahead 62-60. Morton had lost a real heart-breaker. Commenting on the season, Coach Aletta Hicks stated, “It could have been better then it was with a little more work. " 76- Girls Varsity Basketball Junior Sue Vermejan cautiously awaits a chance to get by her opponent. Girls Varsity Basketball j Opponent Morton Crown Point 35 24 Clark 34 67 Hammond Tech 34 63 Vaiporaiso 51 43 Whiting 40 36 Griffith 40 47 Calument 38 41 Hobart 58 52 Merrillville 43 37 E.C. Roosevelt 42 38 Portage 54 46 Wirt 45 49 E.C. Washington 51 44 Bishop Moll 54 44 Munster 45 39 Gavit 43 47 Hammond High 53 43 Gary Roosevelt 38 35 Sectionals Hammond Tech 35 67 Hammond High 62 60 Grts Vornry Basketball Team From Row Coach ■ Chris Spudc. Sharon ftarqcrak. Nancy Hooek. Nancy AJetta ticks--Dock Row Sue Vermejart. M anerre Jaeqyk S u e Oor boc zi. -Po m MurcheU Mortons. Jane Herring. Shirley Starkey Kathy Kostoff. Girls Varsity Baskeball 77 Basketball The highlight of Morton’s Varsity 1980-81 basket¬ ball season was capturing the Hammond Tournament crown. In the first game of the tournament, the Governors defeated Gavit 61-49. In the finals, Morton upset the Hammond High Wildcats, 52-45, to win the tourney. Coach Russ Marcinak stated, ‘‘We won the tourna¬ ment because we didn ’t make that many mistakes and our shooting was real accurate.” The Govs started off the season slow by winning only one out of the first seven games. The team’s lone victory in this stretch was over Griffith, 67-62. The squad then won their next five out of nine games including the Hammond Tournament. Morton ended up the season with an overall mark of 6-14 and a 2-6 record in conference play. In sectionals, Morton reached the championship game only to suffer a heart-breaking loss to last year’s Hammond Sectional Champ, Andrean, 71-68. Andrean was also rated 9th in the state at the end of the 1981 regular season and made it to the final four in the 1980 state tournament. In order to get to the finals the team beat Gavit, 69- 56, and revenged an earlier loss to Tech by defeating the Tigers, 63-58. " We played tough throughout the entire sectional but we really played well against Andrean consider¬ ing they had the height advantage over us.” com¬ mented Coach Russ Marcinak. Junior Tony Vermejan and senior Mike Holper were chosen to the Lake Shore All-Conference team. Holper also received the honor of being named to Academic All-State Honorable Mention. Junior Bob Wojiek attempts to block a shot at the Lake Centre! game. 78 Varsity Basketball Varsity Basketball-Front Row: Scott Lelito, Mgr. Dave Irby, Tony Vermejan, Joe Marcinek, Brian Cook, Mark Teran, Mgr. Phil Stanny, Mike Holper, Mike Salapski, Brzycki, Ron Palucki, Coach Russ Bob Woosley. Bob Wojcik, Austin Barrett. Back Row: Opponent Morton Lake Central 70 46 Highland 56 52 Griffith 62 67 Hobart 67 53 Lew Wallace 81 69 Bishop Noll 66 54 Crown Point 58 56 Gavit 49 61 Hammond 45 52 Whiting 65 47 Portage 68 80 Gavit 45 52 E.C. Roosevelt 59 57 Hammond 62 49 Washington 76 64 Clark 70 89 Tech 64 59 Gary Roosevelt 94 57 Andrean 73 72 Calumet 54 49 SECTIONALS Gavit 56 69 Tech 58 63 Andrean 71 68 Varsity Basketball 79 J.V. Basketball It was an up and down year for the Morton 1980-81 boys J. V. bas¬ ketball squad as the team finished with an overall record of 5-13. In Lake Shore Conference play, the Govs ended up at 1-7. The Governors suffered two tough losses at the beginning of the season to Lake Central, 44-37, and Highland, 44-42. Then the team went on to win their next five out of eight games by defeat¬ ing Griffith, 27-26, Hobart, 53-31, Crown Point, 31-30, Whiting, 50- 48, and Portage, 58-55. In the conference tournament, the Governors were knocked out in the first round by East Chicago Roosevelt by the score of 67-51. The team was playing well until the loss of sophomore Austin Bar¬ rett to the varsity team. This was the major reason that the team suffered in its last eight games of the season. Improvements were made as the season progressed, but the boys will have to work harder to compete at the varsity level.” stated J. V. Coach Greg Jancich. Opponent Lake Central Highland Griffith Hobart Wallace Bishop Noll Crown Point E.C. Roosevelt Whiting Portage Gavit E.C. Roosevelt Hammond High E.C. Washington Hammond Tech Gary Roosevelt Andrean Calumet B-Team-Front Row: Dan Vranic, Rob Sullivan. Back Row: Marc Wilson, Sandi Hernandez, Doug Anderson. Second Jamiefield, Coach Greg Jancich, Daryl Row: Doug Wilson, Dave Parsanko, Jeff Jones, Chris Osanna. Sophomore Sandi Jameyfield pulls down the rebound against Lake Central opponents. Sophomore Austin Barrett makes his move as he prepares to drive to the basket. 80 J.V. Basketball Looking for an open man inside, Freshman Ed Gomez prepares to pass the bail. Freshman Basketball j Opponent Morton Merriville Harrison A 38 30 B 30 21 Crown Point A 41 24 B 27 22 Clark A 40 31 Lowell A 30 26 0 B 21 46 Highland A 38 30 B 39 38 Munster A 50 25 B 28 30 Andrean A 36 31 B 27 24 Hobart A 31 41 B 46 39 Bishop Noll A 41 24 B 44 32 T.F. North A 52 47 B 31 26 Calumet A 33 35 B 35 44 Griffith A 41 23 B 22 24 Hammond High A 62 48 B forfeit Lake Central A 43 31 B 42 32 E.C. Washington A 31 37 E.C. Roosevelt A 57 34 Gavit A 25 35 Whiting A 42 32 LS.C. Tou r ney E.C. Roosevelt A 48 26 Freshman Basketball Despite losing key players for various lengths of time throughout the season due to ineligibilities, injuries and illnesses, the 1980-81 Freshman Basketball team players worked very hard in practices and games to improve their team and individual skills. Two or more key players missed games. Three or more players missed eight games. Five key players missed two games. “.Inconsistent performance, inability, on numerous occasions to limit our opponents to only one shot per possession, frequent ball-handling errors against pressure defenses, inability to capitilize on numerous 3 on 1, 3 on 2, or 2 on 1 advantages, inconsistent defensive performance, and a high absence rate, all contributed to minimize our success, “stated Coach Rick Volbrecht. Jim Balzco was leading scorer and rebounder for the “A ” squad with 239 points and 167 rebounds respectively. The leading scorer and rebounder for the “B” squad was Keith Kessler with 74 points and 55 rebounds. Freshman Basketball 81 Wrestling This year’s wrestling season was not one of great victories, but more of learning. The team consisted of one senior, four juniors, seven sophomores, and 15 freshmen. Due to the great number of freshmen who were not experienced in high school competition, the team ended it’s season with a dismal 0-9 record. However there were a few bright spots during the season which included juniors Roger and Cleveland Travis and freshman Ruben Urbano. Through this year’s tough season 98 lb. Roger managed to compile an 18-8 record which also included a first place in sectionals at Hammond High and a fourth place in regionals which were at Calumet. One hundred twelve pound Cleveland Travis also had an extremely exciting year with a 14-7 overall season record. Cleveland also earned third place ribbons from both conference and sectional tournaments. One promising grappler for next year’s season is 145 lb. Ruben Urbano did well for his first year in high school wrestling with a 4-3 record. This year’s grapplers compiled 8th, 4th and 16th places at the varsity conference, sectionals and regionals, respectively. Although the season was not the best on record, this year’s team still showed a great deal of good sportsman like conduct. The team never looked back at their loses but more on the hopes of future victories. “We are the team of the future,” stated Coach Fred Kepler when asked to comment on this year’s team. B-Team-Front Row: Don Johnson, Jeff Holiday, Ron Riddell, Second row: Jeff Earl, Ruben Urbano, Tim Jolink, Third Row: Mike Dodson, Marvin Zebell, Coach Bob Serif in, John Michelin, Larry Tinko 82 Varsity Wrestling Wrestling Opponent Morton Whiting 51 9 Merrillville Tourney 12th Place E.C. Roosevelt 33 24 Calumet Tourney 7 th Place E.C. Washington 55 11 Horace Mann 35 30 Bishop Noll 47 20 Cavil 59 6 Hammond 45 19 Clark 37 27 Conference Varsity 8 th Place Hammond Tech 39 30 Sectionals 4 th Place Regionals i$tb Place Varsity Wrestling 83 Swimming A Morton swimmer completes the last leg of the 200 meter medley relay. HHM EM % •» Senior Mark Mold in proves that he has endurance by swimming the tiring 500-meter freestyle. The 1980-81 swim season started out well as the tankmen won their first eight meets. In the first three meets, Morton won easily against Gary Wirt, Hammond High, and Gary West Side by scores of 125-44, 136-36, and 123-49 respectively. Morton won their fourth meet to the Griffith Panthers by a forfeit. Gary Mann was next and the Governors once again easily won by a score of 138-27. The next meet against Lake Central was the toughest and closest match of the season. Morton barely pulled it off by a score of 87-85. The tankmen easily won the next two meets against Lew Wallace, 120-45, and Clark 128-38. From this point on, Morton, because of sickness, began to go downhill, as the tankmen won only two of their last six meets. In the conference meet, Morton placed second behind state champion Bishop Noll. During the sectionals, the Governors placed fifth. Three records were broken. Senior Kevin Brownwell set a new record in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:04.5. Junior Dave Rycerz set two records, one in the 200 yard-individual medely with a 2:09.4 time; the other in the 100 yard-breast stroke with a time of 1:05. On January 31, at the Lake Shore Conference meet, junior Darla Price placed first in the diving competition. In all dives, Darla scored 253.75 points. Darla’s first place finish was the only first place for the Governors in the meet. Despite her performance, Darla was unable to dive in the sectionals because girls are not allowed to participate in the sectionals. Junior Darla Price uses complete concentration in striving for a first place finish in diving. 84-Swimming Timerettes-Front Row: Shelley Geissendorfer, Kelly Walsh Second Row: Michelle Companion, Shari Companion, Dawn Cantrell, Lori Woodward, Kim Mycka, Cindy Bermingham Back Row: Rebecca Soto, Mary Egan, Ramona Soto, Sue Batliner, Patty Axtman. Varsity Swimming Opponent Morton Gary Wirt 44 25 Hammond High 36 136 Gary Westside Griffith 49 forfeit 123 Gary Mann 27 138 Lake Central 85 87 Lew Wallace 45 120 Clark 38 128 Highland 110 62 Valporaiso 10 72 Wirt 48 35 Gavit 54 115 Hobart 89 83 Chesterton Conference Sectionals 100 2nd Place 5th Place 71 Rick Waywood, Jeff Jelenski Back Row t Coach, Mr. Pete Kopercinski, Greg Zabfnski, Mark Noldin, DoTTg Fork, Dave Rycerz, Chris Kansfield, Toni Swim Team-Front Ronn.Keitb Drown wet I, Brian Rycerz Chuck Waywood, Tom Bass, Darin Done Second Row: Sharon Jadrnak, Nora Csicsko, Paul Taylor, Kevin Brownwell, Performing a back summersault in the layout position is junior Sharon Jadrnak. Swimming-85 Boys Track The 1980 track team fared pretty well as Morton ended with a 5-5 season record. The biggest meets of the year were the Lake Shore Conference meets. One was indoor, the other was outdoor. In both meets the Governors placed third out of nine teams. In the Lake Central Relays, Morton did a little bet¬ ter than 50% as the Governors placed third out of six teams. But in the Calumet and Hammond High Re¬ lays Morton did not do so well placing seventh and sixth out of eight teams respectively. This year the new all purpose track was finished enabling Morton to host a few meets. The first meet was the Morton Relays. Proud of their new track, the trackmen showed what they were made of as they placed second out of eight teams. In the tri-meets Morton placed second against Bish¬ op Noll and Lowell, second against East Chicago Roo¬ sevelt and Hammond High, lost to Bishop Noll and Hammond High and beat Hammond Clark and Whit¬ ing. In sectional action, Chris Polochak; Hurdles, Ron Bradner; 800 meter run, Stan Potter; discus and Roy Perez; long jump competed in their respective events. Of the four who competed in the sectionals, Roy Perez was the only one to qualify for regionals. Perez qualified with a fourth place jump of 20’4h ”, Other trackmen who headed the 1980 team were A1 Frost and Bill Brightwell mile; Jeff Juscik;pole vault; Mike Price; high jump; Frank Johnson; 880; and Lalo Martinez and Dan Churilla, two mile. Junior John Marosi takes the lead over bis opponent as be reaches the last hurdle. TRACK OPPONENT MORTON Bishop Noll, Lowell 2 nd Lake Central Relays 3rd Lake Shore Conference (Indoor) 3rd Roosevelt, Hammond High 2 nd Morton Relays 2 nd Bishop Noll, Tech 3rd Cavit, E.C. Washington 2 nd Clark. Whiting 1 st Hammond High Relays 6 th Calumet Relays 7th Lake Shore Conference (Outdoor) 3rd Sectional 12 th Regional 13th 86 Boys Track Track-Front Row -Scott Stevenson, George Hess, Jeff Juscik, Ken Paquin, Terry Clark, Cliff Biewinga, Bob Balczo, Lou Psenak. Second Row: Dan Snyder, A1 Frost, Chris Polochak, Armando Cal¬ deron, Roy Perez, Lalo Martinez, Frank Johnson, Dan Cburilla, Rodney Elisb, Frank Kusbel. Back Row: Coach William Archer, Daryll Jones, Nick Paunovich, Stan Potter, Mike Marks, John Marosi, Mike Price, Ron Brandner, Bill Brightwell, Tim Salacb, Todd Marlott. Girls Track Having a rather challenging season, the 1980 varsi¬ ty girls track team ended up with an even 4-4-0 re¬ cord. The best performance of the season came in the third match of the year when Morton placed fourth in a 9 team meet. Morton also did well in a triangular meet as the Governors placed second with state ranked Lake Central and Hebron. The indoor Lake Shore Conference Meet was a suc¬ cessful event for the lady Governors. Morton came up with a fourth place finish. Morton started the outdoor season by winning the first two double duel meets in a row. Hitting a slump, Morton lost the next meet but came back to win the next two. The last meet of the season was the outdoor Lake Shore Conference Meet. Out of nine teams, Morton placed fifth. Darla Price, Nancy Magurany, and Janet Rut- kowski represented the Governors at the sectionals. Of the three girls, Nancy Magurany was the only one to make it to the regionals. 88 Girls Track Girls Track-Front Bow: Janet Rutkowski, Darla Price, Sharon Jadrnak, LaRetha Sue Keilbasa, Sue Sballenkamp, Peggy Brightwell, Cindy Perez, Debbie Paiucki. Stevens. Back Row: Nancy Magurany, GIRLS TRACK Opponent Morton Munster, Griffith, Wirt 4th Lake Central, Hebron 2nd Noll, ECR, Clark, Gavit, 4th HHS, ECW, Whiting, Tech HHS, ECR 2nd Noll, Tech 2nd Gavit, ECW 3rd Clark, Whiting 2nd Gary, W. Side 2nd Noll, ECW, HHS, Clark, 5th Gavit, Whiting, Tech SECTIONAL 15th Freshman Peggy Stevens pushes herself Freshman LaRetha Brightwell starts her as she begins the last lap of the mile run. kick on ' the last stretch of the 440. Girls Tennis The Girls Tennis team’s 1980 season was a year of inconsisten¬ cy. The Governors started off the season with a 7-0 loss to highly regarded Munster. Then in the second match of the season, the girls got on track by defeating Lake Shore Conference foes Bish¬ op Noll and in the third match Ga- vit, both by score of 5-0. The Governors went on to de¬ feat East Chicago Roosevelt 3-2, Clark 4-1, and Hammond Tech 5- 0 . Although the team’s overall re¬ cord was 5-6, the Governors had a conference record of 5-2 allowing Morton to claim a second place in the standings. The highlight of the year was number one singles player senior Faith Marcinek. Marcinek be¬ came the first girl in Morton’s his¬ tory to capture the Lake Shore Conference Championship. The talented senior also had the honor of being named to the All-Lake Shore Conference team. Senior Sue Sliwa carefully prepares to smash one back to her opponent. Opponent Munster Bishop Noll Gavit Highland E.C. Roosevelt E.C. Washington Clark Hammond Tech Lowell Hammond High Lake Central Girls Tennis-Front Row: Coach Bob Fourth Row: Jackie Wilson, Faith Mar- Weiss, Kathy Howard, Dixie Baker, Patty cinek, Nancy Babbitt. Back Row: Chris Sweet. Second Row: Eileen Payonk, Mary Spudic, Kathy Kostoff, Sue Sliwa, and Egan, Mary Beth Gruener. Third Row: Janee Babbitt. Debbie Bond, Sharon Weis, Sue Zawadski. 90 Girl’s Tennis Golf Team -Jim Smith, Rich Seartozzi, son, John O’Keefe, and Coach Fred Dennis Ebeitoft, Robert Soto, Mark John- Kepler. Freshman Rich Seartozzi shows good stance and wrist action. GOLF Opponent Morton Gavit Lost Clark Won Hammond High Won Bishop Noll Won E.C. Roosevelt Won Whiting Won E.C. Washington Won Gavit Won Clark Won Hammond High Won Bishop Noll Won E.C. Roosevelt Won Whiting Won E.C. Washington Won Hanover Lost Highland Lost Renssalaer 14th Place Munster Lost Hanover Lost Lake Hills Invitational 6 th Place Conference Tournament 2nd Place Sectionals 8 th Place Golf If one meet did not mean a whole season to some of Morton’s Athletic teams, it did to the 1980 Golf Team. The Governors went into the Lake Shore Conference meet at the end of the year in a tie for first with cross-town rival Ga- vit. The meet would decide the win¬ ner takes all. Unfortunately, Mor¬ ton lost to Gavit thus ending up in second place in conference with a 13-1 record and an overall record of 13-5. The Governors placed 14th in the Renessalaer Invitational and came in 6th place in the Lake Hills Invitational. In sectionals, the team took an 8th place. Senior Bob Soto was the only member of the team to qualify for regionals, however, he did not place in the event. “We had a lot of fun during the year, although we did not finish first in conference. I thought we should have.” commented Coach Fred Kepler. Golf 91 Quick thinking and fast ac¬ tion is Mitar Vranie ' s way of playing a good game of soccer. Soccer Winning 5 of 10 games in a tough conference using a team made up of sophomores and juniors, seems to give the impression that a promising future is close at hand. The season started out slowly as Morton tied Tech 2-2. In the next 4 games Morton lost to Noll 4-6, East Chicago Washington 2-4, and Munster 1-5, but over¬ powered Gavit 5-1. By mid-season, Morton was 1-3-1, but this slow start did not discourage the Governors as they won three in a row, beating Clark 9-0, Tech 2-1, and Hammond High 3-0. The key game of the season was against E.C. Wash¬ ington. Had the kickmen won the game, they would have clinched first place. Because of the heart break¬ ing 2-4 loss, Morton ended up in third place. In the Lake Shore Conference Tournament, Morton opened up with Hammond High and a 2-1 victory over the Wildcats enabled the Governors to move on and play Bishop Noll in the semi-final game. The Gov¬ ernors suffered a disappointing 1-2 over-time loss, be¬ ing knocked out of the tournament. The season re¬ cord of the kickmen ended at 5-4-1. The lone senior on the squad, three year veteran Phil Markovich led the team in scoring and was named Most Valuable Player by his teammates. Ju¬ niors Tom Ramberg, Scott Thompson, Jeff Oros, Sean Egan, Mario Matakovich, and Joe Guerra return to head the 1981 team. “Despite the four losses, the season was not a total loss because the younger players got a lot of exper¬ ience for the upcoming season” stated team Co-Cap¬ tain Tom Ramberg. 92 Soccer Soccer Opponent Tech Noll Cavit E.C.W. Munster Clark Tech Hammond High H.H.S. Noll Soccer-Front Row: Ron Catania, Cleveland Mitar Vranie, Back Row: Scott Hankins, Travis, Mike Sliwa, Jim Joseph, Scott Tony Gil, Jeff Oros, Phil Markovich, Mark Thompson, Hugh McCormick. Second Row: Rebey, Tom Ramberg, Tom Sandlin, Coach Sean Egan, John Gordisb, Mike Kirincb, Bob John Pimental. Markovich, Mario Matakovic, Joe Guerra, Morton 2 2 6 4 0 5 4 2 5 1 0 9 1 2 0 3 Tournament 2 2 1 Soccer 93 Baseball Morton’s baseball team A four way tie for first place might seem almost impossible for some people, but not to Morton’s varsi¬ ty baseball team. The team had to share the Lake Shore Conference crown with three other teams; Bishop Noll, East Chicago Roosevelt, and Hammond High. At the midpoint of the season, the Governors were 9-2. The team looked like they would sweep the rest of the season and end up on top all alone. Morton then had two tough defeats against E.C. Roosevelt 4-1, and Hammond High 3-2. The Gover¬ nors never did seem to recover from there two crucial losses. The team ended up the season with a record of 14-8 and a mark of 10-6 in conference play. In sectionals, the Governors lost to E.C. Roosevelt, 7-0 in first round play. Senior Scott Lush led the team with a .342 batting average and he also led the team in RBI’s with 19. “Our original goal was to win conference and we achieved this, so the season was a success,” stated Head Coach Jack Georgas. Coach Georgas also com¬ mented “Anytime you win something its a success. It kept our winning streak live.” 94 Baseball Easily beating the throw, Senior Rory Segally scores the go ahead run. BASEBALL Opponent Morton T.F. South 4 3 E.C. Washington 0 5 Gavit 2 4 Griffith 2 3 West Side 12 13 Hammond High 0 2 Tech 0 13 Clark 4 3 Bishop Moll 0 3 Gavit 2 9 Tech FORFEIT 1 Whiting 2 1 E.C. Washington 3 5 E.C. Roosevelt 4 1 Hammond High 3 2 E.C. Roosevelt 2 10 Clark 9 0 Bishop Noll 3 1 Whiting 2 6 West Side 5 14 Highland 2 1 Lake Central 4 5 SECTIONALS E.C. Roosevelt 7 0 Varsity Baseball-Front Row: Dennis Zar- emba, David Opinker, Tony Vermejan, John Reis, Tom Gatlin, Mark Eaton. Second Row: Ray Kubeck, Rory Segally, Alex Vermejan, Ed Hernandez, Glenn Harakal, Jeff Madi¬ son, Rob Avenetti. Back Row: Coach Greg Jancich, Jeff Schneider, Darin Bensinger. Scott Lush, Phil Elo, Dave Gentry, Dan Gor- dan, Joe Grubesie, Coach Jack Georgas. Baseball 95 Enrollment Decreases, Orloff, Luketic Retire The 1980-81 school year brought concern to many faculty members due to the declining enrollment. Teachers with the least senority were faced with the task of traveling from room to room and two teachers even worked in two different schools. Mr. Leo Orloff will retire in June after 36 years of public teaching. Mr. Orloff spent the last six years of his career teaching English at Morton. Before entering public teaching, Mr. Orloff served 4 Vi years in the military, two of which he taught as an instructor. Mr. Orloff attended Northern Illinois University. Mr. Nick Luketic, who retired from coaching last fall will however continue teaching at Morton. Mr. Luketic, who coached all 27 years at Morton, was the head football coach for the last 5 years. The year also brought about note worthy accomplishments. Journalism Teacher, Mr. Scott Markley, won “Best Amateur Slide” in a photo contest, sponsored by the South Country Camera Club in Crown Point. Mrs. Karen Collins, Home Ec teacher, won second place in the Times caseral contest; and Mr. Cliff Snow, Industrial Arts Teacher, took first place trophy for the best post¬ war pick up truck at the 22nd Annual World of Wheels Auto Show at McCormick Place. Three new teachers joined Morton ' s faculty this year . .. Mrs. Mary Lacy, Mrs. Debbie McCarthy, and Miss Sheri Williams. Mr. Michael Bandura, who taught 8 of his 27 years in the Hammond School System at Morton, passed away in June of 1980. A moratorium to Mr. Bandura appears on Page 109 of this book. Superintendent of City Schools: Dr. Frank Sanders 98 Faculty Facutt 99 Mr. Glen Bacus English Mrs. M.C. Bobowsky Foreign Language Mr. John Bolinger. English. Foreign Language. Foreign Language Club Mrs. Marcia Burr English Mrs. Catherine Carter English Mrs. Mary B. Douglas. Foreign Language. Travel Club Sponsor Mr. Donn Edwards. English. Drama. Thespian Sponsor Mr. Doug Fix. English. Speech Debate Coach. NFL Mrs. Jan Gillard. English. Folk Club Sponsor Ms. Dona Goldman English Mr. Michael Harris. English. Senior Class Sponsor Mr. Dennis Kucer. English. Hiking Club Sponsor Mrs. Barbara Lewellen. English. Assistant Speech Coach Mrs. Alberta Lundgren. English. National Honor Society Ms. Linda Luttringer. English. Thespians. Media Club. Theatre Guild Mr. Scott Markley. Journalism. Top Hat. Mortonite. Quill and Scroll Sponsor Mr. Dieter Meister. Foreign Language. Photo Club Sponsor Mr. Leo Orloff. English Mrs. Ann Shirley Rotenberg. English. Junior. Booster Club Sponsor Mrs. Hazel Stockdale. English. FEA Sponsor Mr. Dennis Zelenke. English. Dept. Chairman 100 Faculty Faculty 101 Mrs. Ernest Alexander. Business. Dept. Chairman Mr. Robert Coolidge. Social Studies Mr. Richard Evans. Social Studies Mr. Jack Georgas. Social Studies. Head Coach. Varsity Baseball Assistant Coach. Varsity Football Mrs. Jane Hall. Social Studies Mr. Don Hodson. Social Studies Mr. Phil H. Hruskovich. Social Studies Mr. Gregory Jancich. Social Studies. Assistant Baseball. Basketball Coach Mr. J.J. Kolar. Social Studies. A V Club Sponsor Mrs. Mary Lacy. Business Mr. Nickolas G. Luketic. Business. Head Coach. Va rsity Football Mr. Donald Maicher. Business Mr. Russell Marcinek. Social Studies. Varsity Basketball Coach. M-Club Sponsor Ms. Patricia Mikuta. Business. Freshman Class Sponsor Mr. Donald A. Morelton. Business Mr. George Nelson. Social Studies. History Club Sponsor Mr. Walter P. Ruff. Social Studies Mr. Bob Serafin. Social Studies. Assistant Wrestling Coach Ms. Helen Siukola. Business. Pom Pon Sponsor Mr. Howard E. Stout. Social Studies. Dept. Chairman Mr. Jerry Woodward. Social Studies. Financial Manager Qgn Hodson Faculty 103 104 Faculty Faculty 105 Faculty 107 In Memory Of . . Mr. Michael Bandura passed away Thursday, June 12, 1980 at Community Hospital in Munster. Mr. Bandura was a Veteran of World War II, and a lifetime resident of the Calumet Region. He was involved in the Hammond school system for 27 years, until his death. In September of 1953 he began his teaching career at Riverside Elementary School. Mr. Bandura resigned his teaching position in June of 1958 for various health reasons. He returned to his teaching career in 1959, at Harding Elemenetary School, as a sixth grade teacher. After Harding Elementary, he joined the Merrillville school system and taught there for three years, before joining Morton Senior High School in 1966 as a counselor. In September of 1972 he returned to the classroom as a Morton business teacher until the summer of 1980 when he passed away. Mr. Bandura is survived by his wife, Leanor, two daughters, Cynthia (Mark) Richardson of Munster, Kathleen at home, and one son, Michael, at home. A memorial fund was raised through the school for Mr. Bandura last fall and a plaque will be placed in the business department in his memory. The remaining money will be used for scholorships. Business Department Chairman, Mr. Ernest Alexander, said, " We were fraternity brothers in college. He was a very good family man and very much devoted to his work. Mike was a terrific person. " Memories of the Way We Were June is the time of year when everyone thinks back to their accomplishments and failures throughout the year. For the senior class, it is a time for looking back on all the good memories and blotting out the bad ones of the past four years. The four years at Morton have molded the class into young adults, though sometimes the students do not realize it. During freshmen year, becoming seniors seemed so far away, and it was hard to stay out of the way of the seniors at that time. It is hard to think back to all of the people that have helped over these four years-the teachers, counselors and, of course, good friends. Some seniors believed that their last year was to be spent having fun and a time to not worry about grades. Others believe that it was the time to work extra hard to make it to college. Some students graduated in January and were able to get on with their lives and new interests. This year’s seniors got together and put all their efforts forth to construct the winning homecoming float. This year’s homecoming queen was Sue Stirling, escorted by Alex Vermajan. The class officers along with the sponsors, Mr. Mike Harris and Ms. Diane Vasquez, decided on a mixture of red and grey for the caps and gowns; red for the girls, and grey for the boys. The sponsors were a great help to the seniors over these past four years. All seniors have different goals set for themselves after graduation. For some, marriage is just around the corner; for others, college and job plans are in the making; but others are still undecided as to which direction their lives are going. Since June has arrived so quickly, we have been Filled with a mixture of sadness and joy. These last few days have been the last time we walked down these halls, and the last time the whole class was together. Now we will be separated and Find new friends and interests. All of the memories of the past four years cannot be erased. All the homework, detentions, and teachers that were impossible to get along with will never be forgotten. Also, the good memories such as football and basketball games, dances, assemblies, favorite teachers and friends will stay fresh in the minds of many for years to come. Class officers and sponsors: Secretary Barb Serlic, Mr. Michael Harris. Ms. Diane Vasquez, President Alex Vermejan, and Vice-President Sue Stirling. 112 Seniors Alice Barrett Brian Bartock John Berg Joy Berry Bernie Bielak -Theme Song “Bite The Dust”- “ s Hiam Abdeihadi Brian Adams Mary Adams Tamara Aguilar William Aguilera Sharon Appelquist Rosalinda Aragon Robert Avenatti Susan Bardoczi Awaiting College Joesph Brzycki Clifford Biewenga Andrew Blythe Robert Bigbie Nicke Bokun Nicholas Boy an Kevin Browne well Jami Browning Sherrie Bryce Ilene Bundy Debra Calderon Lisa Canarini Karen Carmon Dennis Casben Leslie Casper Jackie Catania Joseph Caudle Michael Chance Daniel Cburilla Kevin Clayton Frank Clemens David Colgrove Kathy Collins Michelle Companiott Brian Cox Kendra Crowder “What It Is!” Seniors 115 David Dowling Mary Dracb Douglas Drees Thomas Dujan Ronald Dunn -Harris Vasquez Sponsors- 116 Seniors Marjorie Cruz Nora Csicsko Shelly Cummins Jill Dalton Michael Davidson Thomas Davis Kathy Deasy Laurie Decker Andrea Dehenes Paul DeRolf Colleen Derrow Thomas Diehl Myra Dodd Michelle Dodson Tina Douglas Terry Dunne Robin Easton Mark Eaton Denise Ebeltoft Sean Egan Penny Ellison Ronald Fary Judy Floyd Douglas Fork Alison Frak Daniel Frey Richard Garcia Richard Garza David Gear man Shelley Geissendorfer Curtis Geissler Susan Gilchrist Shelly Gillespie James Gillis Tami Gilmore “Independent At Last” Susan Colon Lorie Grant Vicki Grant Dennis Greaney Anthony Gresham Joseph Grubesic Jennifer Grzych Joseph Guerra Renee Guerrero Dawn Gurnak Patrick Hall Patrick Hanes Robin Hansen Scott Hansen Kimberlee Hantz Glen Harakal William Harmon John Hayduk William Heller Angela Hendron -Male Cheerleaders- 118 Seniors Darren Highsmith Sbirley Hogan Michael Hutts Ed Hernandez Cathrine Herring George Hess Holly Hilbricb Lori Hillard Nancy Hladek Edward Holmquist Michael Holper James Ignas Kelly Isom Ronda Jackman -Pom Pon Guys — Seniors 119 Peggy Higgins Rob Hofferth Kathleen Howard Patricia Jansky Christopher Jasqur Nancy Jazyk Annette Jimenez Frank Johnson Joyce Jones Mericia Jones Jeffrey Juscik Lana Kaiser Ronald Kaminski Bettina Kasper Kurt Kortokrax Herring . . . Ms. Volleyball Kimberly Kotecki Ronald Kriro Teresa Krueger Frank Kusbel Ronald LaPosa Denise LaSalle Karl Lauer Kevin Laurion Patricia Laurion Barbara Laviolette Robert Lawrence Debbie Lay Glen Lederman Daniel Leismer Michelle Leiito Jean Lewis Ruth Lipka Raul Lozano Mark Lynk Mitchell Macenski -Johnson Mr. Cross Country Jeffrey Madison Georgeanne Marcinkovich Michael Marks John Marosi Rene Martinez Monette Martone Mario Matakovic Sheila Matthews Lori McBride Susan McCormack Hugh McCormick Russell McGebee -Soto Mr. Tennis 122 Seniors ' a Joseph Macklnday Brian Myers Mark Myers Robert Neyhart Lynn Nicksic Mark Noldin Jeffrey Norak Carla Oakley Lee Ann O’Drobinak David Opinker Jeffrey Oros Ritchie Park Steve Paulicb Kimberly Pearson Camille Pena Richard Pers Gresham Mr. Football- Seniors 123 Joe Petto Tammy Petitt Barbara Petroski Michael Plaskett Christopher Polochak Debra Porter Barb Prieto Carri Prokopeak Priscilla Purnick Hector Quinonez Michael Raduski Robert Ralph Tom Ramberg Denise Rambo Richard Ramirez Rosemary Ramirez Sharon Ratajczak James Reigel Mike Riffle Melody Richardson Holper Association President Daniel Rycerz Lizabeth Saculla Sherry Sadler Theresa Sanchez Chris Sandlin Debra Sargent Jeffrey Schneider Cindy Shanahan Robert Sbeffer Linda Shellman Melinda Shirley —Stirling Queen — Marijo Shire Seniors 125 Scott Spotton Brenda Stalnaker Dawn Stassin Bobby Sullivan Sherrel Sutton John Swanson -Weekday Study — Scott Stevenson James Spletzer Susan Stirling Christopher Taylor James Taylor Scott Thompson Dawn Tomich Louis Travis Vincent Trigo Deborah Vance Stephen Vicari Randal Waugaman Seniors 127 Weekend Parties Alex Vermejan Angel Vandiver Mark Varlan Gordana Vranic Tracy Waechter Kelly Walsh Janice Way wood Cecilia Weeks John Weis Christine Wenzel Scott West Roger Whitler Marie Wickramasekera Audrey Williams Jeffrey Wilson Kathy Windle Scott Wisniewski Lora Wolfe LeeAnn Wriston Martin Wusik Fatima Yoldash Christopher Zampino Dennis Zaremba Christopher Zatlokowicz Ray Zedor Joseph Zubrenic -Purnick Valedictorian- 128 Seniors ABDELHADl, HI AM ADAMS, BRIAN-M-Club 3-4; Football 1-4; Basketball 1; Track 3: Powder Puff Coach 3-4 ADAMS, MARY-Booster Club 1-4; Top Hat 2- BROWN, VANESSA-Booster Club 1,3-4; Pow¬ der Puff 4 BROWNEWELL, KEITH-Photo Club 1; Swimming 2-4 DODD, MYRA-Booster Club 2 DODSON. MICHELLE-Vocal Ensembles 3-4; Travel Club 2-4; Booster Club 1-4; Track 2; Mat Mates 1-4; Lab Asst. 1; Teachers Asst. 3; P.P.O. Puff 3-4 AQUILAR, TAMARA-Twirlers 1; Travel Club 2-4; Booster Club 1-3: Hat. Honor Soc. 3-4; Mortonite 3; Powder Puff 3; Who’s Who 3-4; Teachers Asst. 3-4: Jr. Achievement 3-4 (Treas. Club 1; Swimming 2-4 BROWNING, JAMI-Chem Club 4; Travel Club 2; Zoology Club 2-4; Folk Club 4 BRYCE, SHERRIE-Quill A Scroll 3-4; Travel Club 2-4: Booster Club 3-4; Top Hat 3-4; Track DOUGLAS, TINA-Girls Choir 1; Mixed Choir 1; For. Lang. Club 1-4; Home Ec. Club 3-4; Plays 2 DOWLING, DAVE-M-Club 2-4; Football 1-4; Basketball 1; Top Hat 3 DRACH, MARY-Library Asst. 1-4 AQUILERA, BILL-Baskelball 1-2; Teachers Asst. 3 ALLEN, CARY-M-Club 4; Vocal Ensembles 3- Asst. 1-2: Teachers Asst. 3-4 BRZYKCI, JOE-M-Club 4: Football 3; Basket¬ ball 3-4 DREES, DOUGLAS-Photo Club 2; A.V. Club 2-4 DU JAN, TOM-Travel Club 2; Male Pom-Pon 4 4; Cheering Block 3-4; Boys Choir 1; Mixed Choir 2; Concert Choir 3-4; Teachers Asst. 3; Male Cheerleader 4; Theater Guild 4; Thespians CALDERON. DEBBIE-Pom-Pon 2-4; Cheer¬ leader 1; Booster Club 1-3; Class Pres. 1; Home- DUNN, RON DUNNE, TERRY-Girls Choir 2; Mixed Choir 3; Booster Club 1-4; Folk Club 1-3 3-4: Track 2; Top Hat Theater 1-4; Football 1-4; Who’s Who 3-4 ALLEN, ROBERT-Baseball 4 APPLEQVIST, SHARON-Booster Club 3-4; Track 2; Mat Mates 2-4; Powder Puff 3-4 ARAGON, LINDA AVENETTI, ROB BAC, JIM-Soccer 1-2: Swimming 1; Caving coming Attendant 1; Homecoming Court 4 CANARINI, LISA-Home Ec. Club 4; Travel Club 1-2; Booster Club 1-2; Folk Club 2 CARMON, KAREN-Twirlers 1-4; Chem Club 3; For. Lang. Club 2; Travel Club 2-3; Booster Club 3: Track 1 CASHEN, DENNIS-Photo Club 1: Who’s Who 3-4 EASTON, ROBIN-Vocal Ensembles 3-4; Boost¬ er Club 1-3; Teachers Asst. 1-2; Girls Choir 1; Mixed Choir 2; Concert Choir 3-4; Ensemble 3- 4; Homeroom Rep. 1-2; Band 1-3 EATON, MARK-M-Club 3-4; Stage Crew 4; Baseball 2-4; Wrestling 1-4 EBELTOFT, DENISE-Travel Club 2-3; Boost- Club 3-4; Ski Club 1 BAIR, RON Lang. Club 1-3; Booster Club 1-3; Nat. Honor EGAN, SEAN-M-Club 1-4; Vocal Ensembles 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3-4; Soccer 1-4; Dance Band 2- BARDOCZI, SUSAN-M-Club 3-4: Booster Club 3-4; Quill A Scroll 4; Basketball 1-4: Mor¬ tonite 3-4; Volleyball 1-2; Band 1-3: Powder Mixed Comp. 3; Homeroom Rep. 1; Mixed Choir 2; Girls Choir 1; Who’s Who 3-4; Teach¬ ers Asst. 1-3 4; Band 1-4 ELLISION, PENNY-Booster Club 3-4; Folk Club 4; Band 4; Girls Choir 1; Mixed Choir 2; Concert Choir 3-4 BARNES, SANDI-Theatcr Club 2-4; Photo Club 2; A. V. Club 1-3: Vocal Ensembles 4: For. Lang. Club 2; Folk Club 1-2; Top Hat Theater 1-4; Girls Choir 1; Mixed Choir 2; Concert Choir 3-4; Caving Club 2 BARRETT, ALICE-Travel Club 3; Zoology Club 2-4; Booster Club 3-4; Folk Club 1-4; For. Lang. Club 3-4; Who’s Who 4; Powder Puff 3-4 1-4; Cheerleader 1-4; Top Hat 3; Powder Puff 3- 4; Senator 1 CAUDLE JOE CHANCE MIKE-M-Club 1 -4; Basket ball 1-2; Nat. Honor Soc. 4; Physics Club 4; Quill A Scroll 4; Baseball 2: Mortonite 3-4; Tennis 1-4; Senator 4 CHURILLA, DAN-M-Club 2-4; Basketball 1-2; FARY, RON-M-Club 3-4; Dance Band 1-4; NFL St Debate 1-4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3-4; Top Hat Theater 2-4; Tennis 3-4; Band 1-4; Male Pom-Pon 4 FLOYD. JUDY-Teacher Asst. 3 FORK, DOUG-M-Club 1-4; Football 1-4; Swimming 1-4; (Capt. 4); Powder Puff Coach 3 FRAK, ALLISON FREY, DAN-A.V. Club 4 BERG, JOHN-Zoology Club 1-4; A.V. Club 1: Cross Country 1-3; Cabinet 4; Male Pom-Pon 4 CLAYTON, KEVIN GARCIA, RICK-Wrestling 1-3 GARZA, RICK- Wrestling 2-3 BERRY, JOY-Boostcr Club 3-4; Powder Puff 3- CLEMENS, FRANK-M-Club 4; Football 1-4 GEARMAN, DAVID-Baseball 3-4; Bowling Club 3-4; Teachers Asst. 3-4; Male Cheerleader BIELAK, BERNIE BIEWENGA, CLIFF-Travel Club 1-4; Track 2- 3; Football 3 Zoology Club 3 COLLINS, KATHY-Photo Club 3; Travel Club 1-4; NFL A Debate 4; Tennis 1-2 GEISSENDORFER, SHELLEY-Cheerlcadcr 1-3; Booster Club 1-4; Timerettes 2-4; Quill Sc BIGBIE KEITH-Foot ba II 1 BISHOP, CARLENE-Pom-Pon 2-4; Cheer¬ leader 1; Booster Club 1-4: Powder Puff 4 COM PA NIOTT, MICHELLE-Booster Club 2- 4; Top Hat 3; Who’s Who 3-4; Powder Puff 3-4; Timerettc 4 Scroll 3-4: Powder Puff 3-4; Homeroom Rep. 1; Cabinet 2-3: Top Hat 3-4 GEISSLER, KURT-Photo Club 3; Travel Club BLACKBURN, CINDY BLAIR, MIKE COX, BRIAN CROWDER, KENDRA-BoosterClub 1: Teach¬ 2; Football 1; Chem Club 3 GILCHRIST, SUE-Teachers Asst. 3 BLYTHE ANDREW-Bowling Club 3; Dance ers Asst. 1-3 CRUX MARCIE-Pom-Pon 3; Booster Club 1- GILLESPIE SHELLY-Photo Club 1-2; Pom- Pon 3-4; Travel Club 3; Chem Club 1-3; Quill St BOKUN, NICK-Basketball 1-2 BOLAND, AMY-M-Club 3-4; Cheerleader 2-4; Booster Club 2-4; For. Lang. Club 1: Powder Puff 3-4; Cheering Block 1; Homeroom Rep. 1- 2: Cabinet 3: Homecomin Court 4 4; Cheering Block 1-2; Caving Club 1-4; Home¬ room Rep. 1-4; Powder Puff 3-4 CSICSKO, NORA-M-Club 2-4; Top Hat The¬ ater 3-4; Swimming 1-4; Booster Club 2-3; Track 2; Cabinet 4; Concert Choir 4; Girls Choir 3: Scroll 3; Mortonite 3-4; Cabinet 4; Teachers Asst. 2-3 GILLIS, JIM-Chcm Club 3; Electronics Club 4; Mortonite 4 GILMORE TAMI COLON, SUE-M-Club 3-4; Booster Club 3; BOLCH, LISA-M-Club 3-4; Cheerleader 2-4; Booster Club 1-4; Homeroom Rep. 2 BONHAM, TAMI-Booster Club 1-4; Powder Puff 3-4 BOUTCHER, PAT-Travel Club 3; Educators in Action 2; For. Lang. Club 3; Who ' s Who 3-4; Teachers Asst. 1, 3-4 BOY AN, NICK-M-Club 4; hoto Club 4: For. Lang. Club 4; Quill A Scroll 4; Football 1; Mor¬ tonite 4: Football 1; Track 2; Cabinet 4; Male Pom-Pon 4 BOWERS, ED BRADY. DA VE-Photo Club 1; Stage Crew 2-4 BREY, KIM-NFL A Debate 2; Mat Mates 2-4 BROWN, LORI-Quill A Scroll 3-4: Booster Club 4; (V. Pres 4) Folk Club 3: Top Hat 3-4; Teachers Asst. 4 BROWN, STEVE-Photo Club 4; Folk Club 3: Bowling Club 3 CUMMINGS, SHELLY-Homeroom Rep. 2; Teachers Asst. 2 DALTON, JILL DA VIDSON, MICHAEL DAVIS. TOM DEASY. KATHY-Art Club 1; Theater Club 3- 4; Booster Club 1; Folk Club 2-4; Mortonite 2; Caving Club 3-4 DECKER, LAURIE-Photo Club 2; Twirlers 1- 2; Mixed Choir 3; Concert Choir 4; Home Ec. Club 3-4; Travel Club 2-4; Booster Club 1-3; Cheering Block 1-4; Pep Band 1-4 DEHENES, ANDREA-Home Ec. Club 4: Booster Club 1; Office Asst. 3; Mortonite 3 DeROLF, PAUL-Teachers Asst. 3-4 DERROW. COLLEEN-Booster Club 1-4; Pow¬ der Puff 3 DIEHE TOM-Physics 4 Track 2; Volleyball 2-4: Teachers Asst. 2-3 GRANT, LORI E-Teachers Asst. 3 GRANT, VICKIE GREANEY, DENNIS-Basketball 1-2 GRESHAM, TONY-M-Club 3-4; Football 1-4; Wrestling 3-4 CRUBESIC, JOE-M-Club 3-4; Electronics Club 3-4; Baseball 3-4 GRZYCH, JENNlFER-Photo Club 1 GUERRA. JOE-M-Club 3-4; For. Lang. Club 3- 4; Travel Club 3: Track 1; Nat. Honor Soc. 3-4; Football 1: Soccer 2-4; Homeroom Rep. 1-2: Physics Club 4 (Pres.) GUERRERO, RENEE CURNAK. DAWN-Booster Club 3-4; Quill St Scroll 4; Top Hat 3-4; Powder Puff 3-4; Lab Asst. 3 HALE PATRICK-Track 1 oeiuui nusiagcs ixucascu 4; Mat Mates 3-4; Teachers Asst. 2-4; Hall Monitor 3; Powder Puff 4 PERS, KICK-Stage Crew 3; Top Hat Theater 4 PETHO. JOE PETITT, TAMMY PETROSkl, BARB-M1TS2; NFL Debate3; Booster Club I; Jr. Achievement 2-3 PLASkETT, MIKE POLOCHAK, CHRIS-M-Club 3-4; Track 1-4; Tennis 1-4: Senator 1-3; Cabinet 2-4; Top Hat 3 PORTER, DEBBIE-Booster Club 3; Band 1-3 PRIETO, BARB PROkOPEAK, CARRl-Pom-Pon 3-4 (Capt. 4); Chem Club 4; Booster Club I, 3-4; Nurse Asst. 4; Photo Club 4 PURNTCK, PRISCILLA-Photo Club 3-4; Chem. Club 4; NFL A Debate 1-4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3-4; Physics Club 4; Zoology Club 2-4; Booster Club 2-3: Folk Club 1-4; Track 1-2; Homeroom Rep. 1-3; Who ' s Who 3; Jr. Achievement 2-4 QUINONEZ, RICK-M-Club 3-4; Travel Club 3-4; Football 3-4; Wrestling 3-4 RADUSKI, MIKEStage Crew 4 RALPH, BOB RAMBERC, TOM-M-Club 3-4; Quill Scroll 4; Football 1-4: Wrestling I: Travel Club 2; Electronics Club 3-4; Soccer 1-4 (Capt. 3, 4) RAMBO, DENISE RAMIREZ, RICK-Stage Crew 1-2; Football I- 3; Travel Club I; Track 1-2 RAMIREZ, ROSIE-M-Club 2-4: Home Ec. Club 3-4; Booster Club 4; Timerettes 2-3; Mor- tonite 3-4; Swimming 1-2; Mat Mates 1-3; Track I; Teachers Asst. 1-2; Cross Country Timer 1-3; For. Lang. Club 1-3 RATAJCZAK, SHARON-M-Club 2-4; For. Lang. Club 3; Home Ec. Club 3-4; Physics Club 4; Travel Club 1-2; Booster Club 3-4; Basketball 1-4: Track 2-3; Cabinet 2-4 REIGEL, JIM-Chem. Club 3; Physics Club 4 RIFFLE, MIKE-M-Club 3-4; Football 1-3; Baseball 2; Track I RICHARDSON. MELODY-Photo Club 4; Home Ec. Club 3-4; A. V. Club 4; Booster Club 1-2. 4 RICHARDSON, GREG ROLLINS, DA N-Electronics Club 3 ROUNDTREE, MAUREEN-Track Manager ROWE. CRAIG-M-Club 3-4; Vocal Ensembles 3-4; Physics Club 4: Football I. 3-4; Wrestling I- 4; Travel Club 2; Track 1-2 RUDER, KAREN-Zoology Club 1-4; Folk Club 1-2; Track 1-2; Who ' s Who 3 RYCERZ, DAN SACULLA, BETH-MITS I; Quill A Scroll 3-4; Travel Club 2-4; Booster Club 2-4; Top Hat 3-4; Track 1-2; Mat Mates 1-4; Teachers Asst. 1-3; OfTtce Asst. I; Powder Puff 3-4 SADLER. SHERRY-Booster Club 3-4; Mat Mates 2-4; Office Asst. 2-3; Bookstore Asst. 4; Powder Puff 3-4 SANCHEZ, THERESA-Photo Club 4; Home Ec. Club 4; Booster Club 3; Marching Band I; Concert Band I; Powder Puff 3: Who ' s Who 3 SANDLIN, CHRIS-Home Ec. Club 4; Booster Club 2-4 (Pres 4); Top Hat 4; Teachers Asst. 2- 4; Powder Puff 3-4; Cheering Block 2-4 SARGENT, DEBBIE SARWACINSKI, ED-Bowling Club 4 SCHNEIDER, JEFF-M-Club 2-4; Nat. Honor Soc 4; Quill A Scroll 3-4; Football 1-4 (Co- Capt. 4); Basketball 1-2; Top Hat 2-4; Cabinet 4; Powder Puff Coach 3; Who ' s Who 3-4; Teach- SEBOLD. ROBERT- Yf-Club 4; Quill A Scroll 4: Soccer 3; Wrestling 1-4: Top Hat 3-4: Teach¬ ers Asst. 3; Homecoming Rep. I: Male Pom-Pon SERTIC. BA RB-Quill A Scroll 3-4; Travel Club 3; Booster Club 2-4: Educators in Action 2: Top Hat 3-4: Class Secretary 1-4; Homecoming Court 4; Powder Puff 3-4; Teachers Asst. 2-4; Bookstore Asst. 4 SHANAHAN. CINDY-Tcachers Asst. 2-4; Powder Puff 3 SHEFFER, ROB-Band 1-4; Teachers Asst. 2-4 SHELLMAN, LINDA-Homc Ec. Club 4 SHIRLEY, MELINDA-Home Ec. Club 3; Cav¬ ing Club 4; Teachers Asst. I SHIVE, MARIJO-Home Ec. Club 3: Booster Club 2-4; Folk Club 1-3; Library Asst. I -4; Girls Choir 1-3; Mixed Choir 3-4 SINSABAUGH. PETE SKEEN. DIANE-Nat. Honor Soc. 3-4; March¬ ing Band 1-4; Girls Choir 2; Mixed Choir 3; Concert Choir 4; Concert Band 1-4; Who’s Who 3; Orchestra 1-2 SKNERSKI, TINA-M-Club 2-4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3-4; Booster Club 3-4; Timerettes 2-4; Bas¬ ketball 3; Top Hat 3; Tennis 1-2; Volleyball 1-4; Cabinet 1-3; Who ' s Who 3-4; Girls State 4; Pow¬ der Puff 3-4 SMITH, SANDRA-Travel Club I; Booster Club I SOJKA, PA UL-Basketball 1-2; Track 1-2 SOLTYS SHEILA-Art Club 3; Nat. Honor Soc. 3-4; Quill A Scroll 3-4; Booster Club 3-4; Powder Puff 3-4; Top Hat 3-4; Track 1-2; Homeroom Rep. 2; Cabinet 3-4; Who’s Who 3- 4; Teachers Asst. I SOTO. AARON-M-Club 1-4; Chem Club 4: NFL A Debate 4; Quill A Scroll 4: Basketball I - 2; Top Hal 3-4 . Tennis 1-4 (Capt. and MVP 4); Cabinet 4; Mr. Tennis 4: Mr. Baby 1-2; Male Pom-Pon SOTO, ROMONA-Pom-Pon 4; Booster Club I- 4; Timerettes 3-4; Mat Mates 2; Powder Puff 3-4 SOTO. REBECCA-Booster Club 1-4; Timer¬ ettes 3-4; Mat Mates 1-4; Office Asst. 1-4; Pow¬ der Puff 3-4 SPISAK, TOM SPLETZER, JIM SPOTTEN, SCOTT STALNAKER. BRENDA-Booster Club 2-4; Cheering Block 1-2; Band 1-3: Powder Puff 3-4 STASSIN, DAWN-Caving Club 2-3; OfTtce Asst. 1-2; Teachers Asst. 1-3 STEVENSON, SCOTT-Travel Club 3-4; Track 3-4 STIRLING, SUE-Pom-Pon 3-4; Booster Club 3-4: Imterettes 2; Nat. Honor Soc. 3-4; Top Hat 3: Volleyball 1-2; Class Vice-Prcs. 1-4: Teachers Asst. 3; Homecoming Queen 4; Band I: Book¬ store Asst. I; Powder Puff 2-4; Who ' s Who 3-4 SULLIVAN, BOB-Electronics 4 SUTTON. SHERREL SWANSON, JOHN-Vocal Ensembles 1-4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3-4; Top Hat Theater 1-4; State 3; Who ' s Who 3-4 SWIERCZ, DEBBIE-MITS 2; Travel Club 3-4; For. Lang. Club 2-4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3-4; Phys¬ ics Club 4; Teachers Asst. 1-4; Girls State 3: Who ' s Who 3-4 SZOT, TERRI-Travel Club 3-4; For. Lang. Club 3-4; Educators in Action 4; NFL A Debate 1-2; Nat. Honor Soc. 4: Teachers Asst. 2-4; Who ' s Who 3-4 SZYMASZEK, LISA TALL, STEVE TAYLOR, CHRIS-Vocal Ensembles 1-4; Top Hat Theater 3-4 TA YLOR, JIM THOMPSON. SCOTT-M-Club 2-4; Travel Club 2-3: Electronics Club 4; Football 1-4; Soc- TOMICH, DA WN-Chem Club 4: Booster Club 3-4; Cabinet 2-3; Powder Puff 3-4: Homeroom Rep. I; Travel Club 3; Teachers Asst. 2; Office Asst. 2- 3 TRA VIS. LOUIS TRIGO. DWA YNE-Bowling Club 3-4 VANCE, DEBBIE VANDIVER, ANGEL VARLAN, MARK VERCIMAK, LINDA-Booster Club 3-4; Bas¬ ketball 1-2; Teachers Asst. 3: Powder Puff 3-4 VERMEJAN, ALEX-M-Club 4; Nat. Honor Soc. 3-4; Top Hat 3; Physics Club 4; Track I; Baseball 2-4: Class Pres. 2, 4; Homecoming At¬ tendant I; Homecoming Court 4: Caving Club 3- 4; Boys State 3; Male Pom-Pon 4; Teachers Asst. 3; Who ' s Who 3-4 VICARI, STEVE-Trave Club 2-3; Football I VRANIC, GORDANA-Booster Club 1-3; Teachers Asst. 1-3 WAECHTER, TRACY-Art Club 1-3: Bowling Club 2; Booster Club 1-2 WALSH, KELLY-For. Lang. Club 3; Booster Club 3; Timerettes 2-4; Caving Club 3-4; Teach- WALTERS, MARIAN-Boostcr Club 1-3; Teachers Asst. 1-3 WAUGAMAN, RANDY-Wrestling 1-2 WAYWOOD. JANICE-Vocal Ensembles 1-4; Teachers Asst. 3-4; Powder Puff 3; Booster Club 3 WEEKS. CECILIA-Teachers Asst. 1-3; Booster Club 1-2 WEIS. JOHN-Photo Club 2-3; NFL t Debate 3; Nat. Honor Soc. 3-4: Football I; Homeroom Rep. 1-2: Cabinet 3-4; Boys State 3; Male Pom- Pon 4; Who ' s Who 3-4 WENZEL CHRIS-Home Ec. Club 3; Zoology Club 3 WEST, SCOTT WHITLER. ROGER-Wrestling 3-4 WICK, MARIE-Vocal Ensembles I; For. Lang. Club I WILLIAMS, AUDREY-Girls Choir 1-2; Mixed Choir 3; Concert Choir 4; Teachers Asst. 4 WILSON. JEFF-Homeroom Rep. 2-4; Caving Club 3-4 WINDLE, KATHY WISNIEWSKI, SCOTT WOLFE, LORA-Caving Club 1-4; Library Asst. 1-4; Lab Asst. 1-4; Mat Mates 1-4 WRISTON, LEE ANN-Booster Club 4; Powder Puff 4; Teachers 4«f. 2-3 WUSIK, MARTY-Cabinet I YOLDASH. FATIMA-Home Ec. Club 4; Booster Club 4: Top Hat 4; Lab Asst. 3: Teach¬ ers Asst. 4; Powder Puff 4 ZAMPINO. CHRIS-Photo Club 2-3: Football I: Male Pom-Pon 4; Cheering Block 1-4: Bowl¬ ing Club 3-4; Chess Club 4 ZAREMBA. DENNIS-M-Club 3-4; Football 2- 4; Baseball 2-4 ZATLOKOWICZ, CHRIS-Chcm Club 3-4; Physics Club 4; Football I . Theater Club 1-2: Electronics Club 3-4 ZEDOV, RA Y ZUBRENIC, JOE-Cheering Block 3-4; Mor- tonite 4; Male Cheerleader 3-4; Homeroom Rep. “Later” Senior Summaries-131 School Year Soars For Class Of ' 82 Junior year is the turning point of a person ' s high school career, as each person sees how much they have grown in areas that once were unimaginable to that individual. Juniors have matured in the three years and are now making and coping with decisions they must make. There ' s a feeling of independence, which was not easily felt in the past two years. Junior year is like being in the middle of things, not as underclassmen or upperclassmen but just as an observer of the year ' s happenings. Besides being an observer, they are also given the chance to put their talents to work in planning such activities as the Junior- Senior Prom. Preparations were made for the 1981 Prom " Moonlight Roses, " which took place at the Wicker Park Social Center on April 24. To pay for the expenses, juniors sold candy, gifts for Christmas, carnations for Valentines Day, and the class had a paper drive. Junior class sponsor, Mrs. Shirley Rotenberg said, " Some students in the class are good, hard working, and responsible people. They take care of things beautifully and the ones who come to the meetings are enthusiastic. " The 1980-81 junior girls were given the chance to compete in the annual Powder Puff game. Although they were defeated by the seniors, 12-18, the juniors never lost their spirit. The Class of ' 82 now looks forward to becoming seniors. But as soon as their senior year begins, it must also come to an end. In their own way the juniors will be saying farewell to Morton High, leaving behind four years of memories not easily forgotten. ABASOLO CRISTINO ABEYTA CHRISTINE ADKINS SHERRY ALBERTS BETH ALBERTS JEFFREY ALDRIDGE SHERRY ALEXANDER BETH ALLEN KEVIN ALLY SANDY ANGUIANO MICHAEL AXTMAN PATTY BACH SANDY BARNETT DENISE BARTON LARRY BARTOSZEK MICHELLE BATLINER SUSAN BEASLEY RHONDA BELL ERIC BELL TERRY BERMINGHAM CINDY BOILEK PAMELA BOLAND JAMES BOSKOV1CH MARY BOWEN KIMBERLY BOWKER EDWARD BROOKS RONALD BRUMFIELD KEVIN BRZOZKIEWICZ KRISTINE BUCKNER RANDALL BUHRING LAURA BUKOWSKI RACHELLE BYRNE KATHY 134 Juniors CALL RHODA CAMPACNA RUDY CAMBELL KIMBERLY CARRUBBA DONNA CLARK TERRENCE COLLINS DONNA COLLINS MICHAEL COMP A NIOTT NICHOLAS COOK BRIAN COON BRIAN CORNS JANICE COWAN JILL CRANE KAREN CRUM RONDA CUMMINS DOREEN CUMMINS SHEILA DANKANICH MARIE DAUKSZA RICH DAVIDSON LLOYD DAVIDSON LORI DA WSON RA YMOND DEC DIANE DELACHE KATHLEEN DENNIS JULIE DILLS KIMBERLEY DOAN DARRIN DOLAND KIMBERLY DZIADON MARILYN EARL EDWARD EBELTOFT DEANNA ECSI LISA EDWARDS DEBRA FOOTE RHONDA FRANKLAND BRIAN Juniors 135 GABRY HOLLY GALLEGOS PATRICIA GARVEY SUE GATES BELINDA GATLIN TOMMY GENTRY DAVID GILLHAM PATRICIA GOLGART JEAN GOLLNER ROBERT GOODSON LISA GORDISH JOHN GORDON DAN GRIFFITH JOHN GRZYCH JOHN GUERRERO CINDY GUERRERO DIANNA HALON JEFF HARRELL TAMMY HARTLERODE CHARLES HARTLERODE KARIN HAUER CAROL HAYDEN TINA HEDRICK TRIC1A HEKKEL DENNIS HESS BRIDGET HEWLETT SCOTT HIMMEL KAREN HLADEK CAROL HOLLAND JOHN HOLLAND KARNE HOLYCROSS CLINTON HOOVER TINA HOSKINS MELISSA HOUSTY BRIAN HOWARD DAWN HUDEC CARYN HUNTER LISA ISOM CARRIE JADRNAK SHARON JANSKY JAMES JOHNSON CHARLOTTE JOHNSTON COLLEEN 136 Juniors JONES CAROL JOVAS LISA KAMMER LYNN KANSFIELD MARENIS KEILMAN DON KEILMAN SHEILA K1ELBASA MICHAEL K1RAL CHRISTINE KLAUBO LORRIE KNEZEVICH SANDRA KOCOJ MICHELLE KOSTOFF CATHY KOZUBAL IRENE KOZY STEVE KRCELICH LINDA KRIETER DIANE KWANDRAS KAREN LARA SANDRA LAWRENCE LARRY LEE MICHAEL LEL1TO SCOTT LEMOS MONICA L1ESENFELT JOHN LISTENBERCER DEBRA LIVINGSTON LISA LOPEZ MARIA LVKAS JOANNE LUNA ELIZABETH LUSH KEVIN LYNK KAREN MAGUARANY NANCY MAJEWSKI KIMBERLY MAMBOURG MARY JEAN MARCUM CATHYLEEN MARKOVICH ROBERT MAROSI LAURA MARTIN BILL MARTIN ROBIN MARTINEZ JOSE MASICK SUSAN MATUS LEILAN1 MCCARTHY VERNON Juniors 137 MEDWETZ DANA METCALF DONNA MIHALOV LILLIAN MILEY MIKE MISH LAURA MIZE ROBBIN MOORE STEVE MORALES REBECCA MORSE BARBARA MURCHEK PAMELA MYCKA KIM NADON TINAMAR1E NACY HOLLY NAGY JOSEPH NIEMIEC DONNA OBACZ LARRY OKEEFE JOHN OP AT MICHELE OPPERMAN ANNETTE OSBORNE JOHN OSBORNE SANDRA PALUCKI RONALD PAQUIN KENNETH PARIS PAMELA PARKER JOHNNIE PATTERSON EILEEN PAUNOVICH NICHOLAS PAYONK EILEEN PETERS LISA PHELPS GLENN PHILIPS ELIZABETH POLONCZYK KAREN POTTER DANIEL PRENDERGAST PATRICIA PRICE DARLA PUMMEA DENISE QUILLIN BILLY RAMIREZ WILFREDO RAYMOND JANET RAYMOND RONALD REAGAN KELLY REBEY JAMES REDING ALFONSO REEDER PAMELA REFFKIN LISA REID KENNETH REIS JOHN RICHARDSON MELINDA ROACH DANIEL RODRIQUEZ YOLANDA ROMANIAK PAULA ROSEK RHONDA ROV1 SUSAN RUDER SHARON RUSHER MARY RUSSO DAVID RYCERZ DAVID SALAPSKI MICHAEL SANDLIN THOMAS SAPYTA PEGGY SCANLON ELIZABETH SCHALLENKAMP DAN SCHMIDT JAN SENO STEPHEN SHIVE RICHARD SILORA EDWARD SMITH JAMES SMITKA DIANE SOPHER ROLLIN SOTO VINCENT SOY TIMOTHY 138 Juniors SWANSON ROSEMARY SWISSHELM MICHAEL SZCZUDLAK KEVIN SZYMASZEK MICHAEL TATUM DEBORAH TAYLOR MARJORIE TERAN MARK THURMAN DONNA TORRES YOLANDA TOTH CERI TRAVIS CLEVELAND TRAVIS ROGER TUREAN JEFFERY VANDERMEER DENISE VAVREK ALBERT VERMEJAN SUSAN VERMEJAN TONY VETROCZKY KENNETH V1CAR1 PAMELA VRAHORETIS ROBERT WAYWOOD CHARLES WEATHERFORD DEN A WHEELER CHARLES WHITE GARY WICKRAMASEKERA CHRIS WIEDEMANN JEFFREY WILLIAMS RA YMOND WILSON JACQUELINE WIMMER PATRICIA WOJCIK ROBERT WOODS EDDIE WOODWARD LORI Juniors 139 Sophomores Plan For Future Goals BASS THOMAS BEAVERS JAMES When the summer ended and the first day of school started, the sophomores seemed to feel that this year would be easier now that they were familiar with the school rules and especially since they finally knew their way around the school itself. Class rings were one of the things the class members looked forward to most during the sophomore year. They also enjoyed helping in some of the activities planned in hopes of a successful Junior-Senior prom in 1982. The schedule of events included two car washes during the summer, a candy sale in January, a roller skating party in February, and the selling of school pins, which were all successfully accomplished during the school year. Class sponsor Mr. Jeff Hayden said, " Those of the students that participated in helping the sophomore class along showed great effort and tremendous support " . Mr. Hayden also hopes to see more of the class of ' 83 start showing an interest and begin helping the members achieve their goals during the next two years. Homecoming was not a happy time for the sophomore class, as their float placed last in the Homecoming parade. Prom is scheduled to take place April 23, 1982, at the Wicker Park Social Center. The theme has not been determined. 140 Sophomores BOELT TERESA BOGUNOVICH DAVID BONILLA ELIZABETH BOWER JOHN BOWKER HOWARD BRADY CAROL BRIGHTWELL LARETHA BRILMYER JIM BR1MER MIKE BROOKS TANYA BROWN LORI BROWN VICKY CARTER KATHRYN CASH SHEILA CATANIA RONALD CAUDLE TERESA CAVANAUGH JENNIFER CLARK TRESA COGDILL TINA COLE ROXANA CONTREAS DEBORAH COOTS CAROLYN CORAK THOMAS CORNWELL MIKE COX JENNIFER COX PAM CRUZ LINDA CUDZILLO MARYANN DAVIDSON STANLEY DAVIS CRAIG DEFORD KAREN DEHENES STEVEN DESMOND SUSAN DEUTSCH ELLEN DOUGHMAN BRIAN DOWNEN GREGORY DRACH JAMES DUJAN CHRISTINE EBELTOFT DERRIN EINBINDER EDIE EINBINDER SHERI ELLIS KAREN ELMORE TRACY FARMER DAVID FELLOWS GERRY FERNANDO JUDY FISCUS GREG FLEMING GREGORY FLITAR SAMUEL FRIGO JODY FRITZ SHELLY FRIZZELL SHERRY GARZA GLORIA GATLIN BOBBY GAWRON DAVID GERKA ROBERT GIL PETER GILCHRIST BETTY GONYEA MIKE GONZALEZ DEANNA GRABAN GARRY GREANEY MICHAEL GREER CATHY GRESHAM DANIEL GRIMBERG PAUL GRUENER MARI BETH GURCHEK JAMES HALE KATHEY HALE TINA HALL BRETT HALL SUSAN HANKINS SCOTT Sophomore 141 HARRIS KELLY HARTLERODE DEBRA HOLLAND REBECCA HOPPER RAYMOND HORVAT RICHARD HUDKINS KRISTINE HUNTER JAMES HURT EUGENE INGRAM DARNELL JAIME HILDA JAMEYFIELD SANDY JELENSKI JEFFREY JONES DARREL JONES JEFFREY KANSFIELD CHRISTOPHER KASPER SANDRA KEILMAN LISA KELLEY CHRISTINA KERR SUSAN KEY ROBERT KIELBASA SUSAN KING DWAYNE KLAMUT ANNE KOMYATTI PAUL KOSTECKI TINA KOTLARZ CYNTHIA KOTVASZ CHERYL KRIVO MARIANNE KRONLAND KATHIE KRUSE KAREN KUKULA ROBERT LADENDORF SUSAN LEAR CATHERINE LEVAN DARRYL 142 Sophomore LEWIS JOYCE LEWIS LYNN LOCKRIDCE MICHELLE LOVE MICHAEL LUDFORD KIMBERLY MAAS CHRISTINA MACENSKI GERALDINE MANDICHAK HEIDI MANNS DALE MARCUM TERESA MARLATT TODD MARTIN VENITA MATTHEWS SHERYL MCAFEE RICHARD MCBRIDE MELINDA MCGEE MARTY MCMAHAN HEATHER MEIER NANCY MEZATIS JOSEPH MICHELIN RENEE MILEY BRADLEY MILLER DAWN MIRELES KAREN MITCHELL MARY MOSKALICK MICHELE MOTA LINDA MUFFETT DENNIS MULHERN BRENDA MULLINS PAULA NEYHART CYNTHIA NICK LA PAUL OBRIEN DEBORAH OSSANNA CHRI• OSTOICH JANE OULREY MARIE OWEN JULIE OWENS ROBERT OWENS TED Sophomore 143 PARSANKO DAVE PAUNOVICH KIMBERLY PAVICK KIMBERLY PEARMAN THOMAS PEARMAN TIM PEARSON CRAIG PEREZ KIMBERLY PETERSON DIRK PINKERTON JODIE POWERS MICHELLE PSENAK LOUIS PUDSIAKLILC VINCE PULLEY DIANA PULLEY TRACY QUEER BRIAN RAMIREZ MONICA RANGEL MELIDA RATAJCZAK LAUREL REDING GAY REID CARRIE RICHARDSON RANDY RICHMOND WILLIAM RIDDELL RONALD RIVERA DAMARIS ROBERTSON ALEX ROBERTSON THERESA ROHL PAUL ROSS KIMBERLY ROZWARA REBECCA RUTKOWSKI JANET RYANN ANDREW RYCERZ BRIAN SAKO TERESA SAKSA TRUDY SALACH TIMOTHY SALAPSKI SUSAN SARANG FRANK SAVER NANCY SAUCEDO DIANE SAYERS CYNTHIA SCARTOZZI RICHARD SCHALLENKAMP SUSAN SCHULTZ ALVIN SCHULTZ KENNETH SHELLMAN MARK SLIWA MICHAEL SMITH JUDITH SMITH TINA SNYDER DANIEL SOBCZAK MICHAEL SOLON MICHAEL SOLAN TIMOTHY SPRINGER JACINTA SPUDIC CHRIS STARKEY SHIRLEY STAVROPOULOS HARRY STEELE LINDA STEPHEN JENNIFER STEPHENS PEGGY STEVENS JOHNNY STEVENS SHERRY STROMQUIST KIMBERLEE SUDA SONNAMARIE SUFAK JACQUELINE SULLIVAN JEFFEREY SUTHERLAND JULIE SWANSON MARJORIE SWEET PATRICIA SZCZEPANSKI MICHAEL TAYLOR LISA TAYLOR PAUL THARP VALERIE 144 Sophomore TSOUCHLOS TIM TURCZI DAVID URBANSKI JAMIE VALAND1NCHAM DENNIS VANDEWATER WAYNE VELA ANTHONY VRAN1C M1TAR WAGGONER LAURA WEAKLAND WENDOLYN WEIS SHARON WETHINGTON DA VE WETZEL CINDY WHITE DEBRA WHITMORE JOE WILLIAMS RENA W1LLISON JAMES WILSON DOUGLAS WILSON MARK WITTIG SHELLY WOLAN JOYCE WOLSKI MARY WOOSLEY ROBERT WOZNICZKA KATHLEEN WRIGHT SHERYL WRISTON JEFF WROBFL LARRY YOLDASH MUSTAFA YOLDASH YASEMIN YOUNG ROBBIE ZAREMBA DEVIN ZAWADZKI SUSAN ZISOFF RHONDA Sophomore 145 Frosh Adjust To New Beginning The first day of school. That ' s what the freshman fear the most. High school, of course, is filled with many things that a freshman would not have experienced during their previous years of school. Finding the right room was one of the main problems for a freshman, along with all the embarrassment of walking into the wrong room on impulse just to get out of the halls. One of the many wonders of being a freshman is when they too can be considered an upperclassmen and not the lowest mark on the totem pole. Freshman year also has its good points, like meeting new friends and teachers. It also gives them a chance to do the things they enjoy doing the most joining club activities and receiving a free lunch hour to go to McDonalds, Taco Bell, Conveninent or even to sit in the school cafeteria. Along with Homecoming, two honored freshman we re elected to be attendants. The class sponsor, Mrs. Colantha Hill, said, " Those of the freshman that I have been able to associate with has shown great potential and have the ability to succeed in reaching their financial goals. " Their fun raising activities consisted of a candy sale, rummage sale, and a can good drive. Mrs. Hill hopes that more ideas for fund raising projects will come about. ADKINS ROBERT AGUILAR RAY ALANIZ LISA ALTIZER ROSEMARY ANDERSON CURTIS ANDERSON TIMOTHY ASHCRAFT KRISTIN BACH KIMBERLY BACHUREK BRIAN BACSO DONALD BAIR SUZANNE BALCZO JAMES BALL THERESA BALLARD MELISSA BARANOWSK1 JANET BARNES ADRIANNE BATLINER CINDY BEAL MARK BEDNAR DAWN BERRONES RICHARD BEWLEY BRIAN BILLINGSLEY ROBERT BLACKBURN GLEN BLALOCK MICHELLE BLOUNT JAY BOCK CATHERINE BOLAND KATHLEEN BONOMO SANDRA BORCHERT JOAN BRANDENBURG TRACY BRANDT DIANA BROOKS ROBERT BROWN CHRISTOPHER BROWN LINDA BROWN TAMMY BRYCE SCOT BUHRING DEBRA BURKS PAMELA CAMPBELL KATHLEEN CANARINI ROSE 146 Freshman CANTRELL DAWN CARMON MARY CARROTHERS VICKI CASTILLO MICHAEL CLARK EMILY COLE JAMES COLEMAN SCOTT COLSTON BRADY COMP A NIOTT SHERYL COOKSTON JANET COPPESS MICHAEL CORBETT DEBBIE CORDELL RICHARD COX LINDA CROFT RANDALL CUMMINS ELISA CZAJA MIKE DAILEY JAMES DALTON TERRI DANCHO DEBBIE DELTORO FELIX DEVINE JULIE DILLS DANNY DILLS JAMES DINELLI CAROLYN DOCKINS TINA DODSON MICHAEL DOEDTMAN PAMELA DOUCHMAN TROY DUCKETT JEFFERY EISENHART TRACY ELLIS MICHAEL ELLISON COY ELO BRIAN ENGELHORN DIANNA ESTEP PAMELA FALK RENEE FARY ANGELA FENYVES TONY F1SCUS ERIC Freshman 147 GAUTHIER CINDY GAWRON PHILIP GENSEL ANTHONY GILLIS MARY GOLEC ROBERT GONZALEZ SUSAN GORDISH MARK GRIMBERG DAVID GUERRA JOHN GUIDON THERESA GUZEK DANIEL HALEY KIMBERLY HALL TRACY HARAKAL DONNA HARDIN NANCY HARPER GARY HARRELL PATRICIA HARRICAN HELEN HAUER ANN HAYES TAMMY HEDRICK JOEL HEFLIN DENNIS HENDRICKS JOY HENSLEY ANGELA HERRING JODY HIGGINS CHARLES HILBRICH TODD HOCHSTETLER GLENN HOLLIDAY JEFFREY HOUSER KELLY HUFF TAMMY HULSEY LINDA HYLEK CHERYL IRBY DAVID JACOBSON TRACY JAIME JAIME JASIN JOAN JEN EDWARD JOHNSON DONALD JOLINK TIMOTHY KAMINSKY CARL KASPER VALERIE KEIM KATHERINE KELLY JAMES RENDER JULIE KESSLER KEITH KEUTZER ANGELA 148 Freshman KILAR TINA KNIGHT CHRISTOPHER KOHARCHIK CHRISTINE KOPANDA JULIE KOZUBAL CHRISTINE KRACHENFELS MICHAEL KRIVD JOANNE KRONLAND SANDY KULESA TIM KUSBEL LYNDA LACOMBE SAMUEL LAWRENCE DAWN LEAVER RENEE LEE JERRY LEONARD SUSAN LEWIS ANN LEWIS BRUCE LIGHT JULIE LIPKOV1CH LISA LONG KELLI LOPEZ MANUEL LOZANO EILEEN LUCAS JAMES LUCKA DALE LUKACELE MARY LUSH TODD MACKINDAY ROBERT MALLARD CHRISTOPHER MARTIN CATHERINE MARTINEZ CLAUDIA MARTINEZ RUTH MATUS1K KIMBERLY MCGUIRE JAMES MCKENZIE CHARLES MEDLEY CARY MENDOZA ADALBERTO MICHEL1N JOHN MICK ROBERTA MIDDLETON KEVIN MIHALIC MELISSA MIKULA MARK MILEY RONALD MINCH JACK MONTGOMERY TIMOTHY Freshman 149 PAQV1N TIM PARKER JAMES PATRICK BRENDA PATTERSON MAUREEN PAULICH MARK PEARDON SHELLY PEARSON KRIS PEREZ CYNTHIA PETE SHERRI PICK EL JEFFERY PIERCE GERALD PILIPOW SANDY PIRTLE DEBB1 PLAHTARIC RENATA PODSIADLIK MICHAEL POOLE SHERRI PORRAS ROSEMARIE PORTER TONY POTOSKY MARY POLITO CAROLYN PRLJEVIC DRAGAN PSUIK CINDY PULKOWSKI SHELLY QUEEN HEATHER RADERMACHER EDWARD RAKOCZY MICHELE RAU TIMOTHY RELINSKI PAMELA REYES DOREEN RHEA TODD RICHARDSON MELISA RIDDELL CHARLENE 150 Freshman ROCKY KIMBERLY RODERICK THOMAS RYCERZ ROBERT RYDER PATRICIA RYMARCZYK MICHAEL RYZEWSKI JERRY SABOFF TODD SALAT AS TOMMY SANDLIN PHILIP SANTONA JOHN SARGENT TIMOTHY SATMARY MICHAEL SCHALLER CHRISTOPHER SCHALLER STEVEN SCOTT STEVEN SERVIES SCOTT SEXTON THOMAS SHEARER BRADLEY SHELTON STEVEN SHERER AMI SINCHAK JEFFREY SKEEN PATRICIA SMITH CHRISTOPHER SMITH MARK SOJKA MARIA SPASSKE PAUL SPEAR DONALD SPISAK STEVEN STANDARSKI ROSEMARY STANLEY LUANNE STANLEY ROBERT STEFFY SALENA STRAKA PAULA STRICKLIN KIMBERLY STRICKLIN MARY SUDA ROSEMARY SZCZUDLAK ROBIN SZYMASZEK RENEA TAYLOR MICHELLE THOMAS ANN MARIE THOMAS RON THOMPSON MICHELLE TIMKO LAWRENCE TODD WILLIAM TOPOREK DENNIS TUNIS DAWN TURCOTTE CARRIE TURCZI DEBORAL VANDYKE DAVID VERMEJAN CHRISTOPHER VOLKMAN SHERRY VRAHORET1S THOMAS WATTS GREGORY WAYWOOD RICHARD WEAKLAND THOMAS WEAVER RONALD WELLS BELINDA WELLS DARWIN WILLIAMS CATHERINE WILSON TERRY WILTBERGER DATHLEEN WOJCIK EDWARD WOLEK KIMBERLY WOLFE CHRISTINE WRIGHT CHRISTOPHER WRIGHT KENNETH YOCKEYJUDY YOUNG SCOTT ZAWADSKI CHRISTOPHER ZEBELL ALYCE ZEBELL MARVIN ZURAWSKI LISA Freshman 151 SENIORS BID ADIEU Seniors Class-Front Row: Mike Chance, Jett Schneider, Barb Sertic, Joe Guerra, Sue Stirling, Alex Vermejan, Pat Hall, Carlene Bishop, Kim Hantz, Carrie Prokopeak. Second Row: Dawn Gurnak, Carla Oakley, Mark Noldin, Mona Soto, Kelly Walsh, Doug Fork, Melody Richardson, Theresa Sanchez, Miss Diane Vasquez, Mr. Michael Harris. Third Row: Joy Berry, Lee Ann O’Drobinak, Debbie Calderon, Tammi Bonham, Shelly Geissendorfer, Michelle Companiott, Vanessa Brown, Jo Ann Vranic, Mary Jo Shive, Karen Ruder, Audrey Williams. Fourth Row: Rum Churilla, Mary Adams, Holly Hilbrich, Lori McBride, Colleen Derrow, Becca Soto, Sherry Sadler, Tina Weeks, Renee Guerrero, Jeanette Baldazo, Robin Hanson, Alice Barrett. Fifth Row: Sharon Ratajczak, Chris Polochak, Rusty McGehee, Mitch Macenski, Gary Allen, Kurt Kortokrax, Tony Maddox, John Keilman, Darren Highsmith, Debbie Swiercz. Sixth Row: Lana Kaiser, Theresa Herbert, Dennis Cashen, Linda Vercimak, Nich Boyan, John Marosi, John Weis, Kim Kotecki, Lisa Botch, Aaron Soto, Brian Adams, Bob Seibold Dan Leismer, Lynn Nicksic, Sheila Soltys, Shelly Gillespie, Cliff Biewenga, Jean Lewis. Last Row: Jeff Juscik, Dennis Zaremba, Jeff Madison, Frank Johnson, Tom Ramb erg, Scott Thompson, Brian Meyers, Raul Lozano, Rich Quinonez, Ed Holmquist, Scott Stevenson. Senior Class-Front Row: Scott Thompson, Tom Ramberg, John Keilman, Kim Hantz, Carlene Bishop, Debbie Calderon, Carri Prokopeak, Lee Ann O’Drobinak, Jackie Cantania. Second Row: Darren Highsmith, Debbie Swiercz, Jean Lewis, Cliff Biewenga, Raul Lozano, Joy Berry, Beth Saculla. Third Row: Joe Guerra, Dawn Gurnak, Becca Soto, Sharon Ratajczak. Fourth Row: Alex Vermejan, Sue Stirling, Mark Noldin, Barb Sertic, Mona Soto, Sherry Sadler, Dan Churilla, John Weis, Mike Chance. Fifth Row: Bob Seibold, Aaron Soto, Theresa Herbert, Kelly walsh, Jeff Schneider, Doug Fork, Kim Kotecki, Shelly Gillespie. Sixth Row: Shelly Geisendorfer, Tammy Bowham, Lisa Botch, Kathy Howard, Rick Quinonez, Jeff Madison, Jeff Juscik, Russ McGehee, Ed Holmquist, Mitch Macenski. Top Row: Tony Maddox, Kurt Kortokrax, Gary Allen, Dan Leismer, Scott Stevenson, Chris Polochak, Dennis Cashen. Senior Class-Front Row: Mike Holper, Mike Chance, Aaron Soto, Brian Meyers, Second Row: John Marosi, Dan Churilla, Frank Johnson, Monette Martone. Top Row: Sharon Ratajcak, Jett Juscik. Front Row: Leslie Casper, Kevin Kolanowski, Dan Leismer, Gary Allen, Kurt Dortokrax, Robin Easton. Second Row: Priscilla Purnick, Teresa Kruger, Jami Browning, Tony Maddox, Kevin Laurion, Lori Brown, Terry Dunne. Third Row: Lynn Nicksic, Nancy Jaxyk, Nancy Hladek, Amy Boland, Michelle Lelilo, Dave Opinker, Jackie Catania, Fatima Yoldash. Fourth Row: Mike Hulls, Sharon Appelquisl, Michelle Dodson, Sherrie Bryce, Beth Saculla, Peggy Higgins, Lana Kaiser, Linda Vercimak. Fifth Row: Tamara Aguilar, Denise Ebeltofl, Lise Botch, Kathy Howard, Sheila Soltys, Joe Zubrenic, John Keilman. Sixth Row: Chris Polochak, Theresa Herbert, Dennis Cashen, Rusty McGehee, Mitch Macenski, Mike Chance, Mario Matakovic, Tom Dujan, Martin Wusik. Seventh Row: Brian Meyers, Frank Johnson, Nick Boyan, Kim Kotecki, Shelley Gillespie, Jett Schneider, Mike Holper, John Weis. Joe Brzycki. Eighth Row: John Marosi, Jett Juscik, Brian Adams, Dennis Zaremba, Jett Madison, Aaron Solo. Bob Seibold, Joe Macklnady, Raul Lozano. Row: Lana Kaiaar, Kim Kotecki, Debbie Vance, Dawn Tomich, Mary Jean Mambourg, Michelle O’Pat, Ron Palucki, Bob Wojcik, John Gryczh, Dennis Cashen, Raul Lozano, Joanne Lucas, Karin Harllerode, Patty Axtman, Robin Hansen, Dr. Mary Patterson, Sponsor Cham Club-Front Row: Dan Roach, Rob Vrahoretis, Nick Companion, Tom Dujan, Dan Rycerz, Ken Reid, Nick Boyan, Aaron Soto, Chris Abasolo, Tom Sandlin, Dave Gentry, Lori Brown, Kathy Deasy, Kathy Collins, Donna Collins, Sandy Knezevich, Donna Niemic. 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Aaron Soto, Chris Abasolo 177 Advertising POM PON SQUAD ilderon Debbie , Carri Prokopeak Advertisement GENE’S PLAQUES g 6949 Kennedy WLJ$k McCLOSKEY’S AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE Parts Service Machine Shop U-Haul Rental 6101 Kennedy Hessville 844-5015 MORTON HIGH PTSA -President- Mrs. Lorraine Golgart 1st Vice President Mrs. Gloria Ebeltopt 2nd Vice President Mrs. Karen Patrick Secretary Jo Ellen Mihalov Treasurer Janice Lewis Student Representative John Weis Sophomore Class Officers Advertising-181 CFS CITIZENS FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION Enjoy The Good Life Come Save With Us Saving Plan Available Home Loans To Buy Or Build 155 North Main Street Crown Point Ind. 5311 Hockraiw Ave. Hammond Ind 1720-45th Munster Valparaiso-465-1062 m — .1 - • - ■: | Wm - - gy BARTON’S PIZZERIA Hammond 7322 Calumet 932-1300 3925 45th Highland 924-6200 904 Hoffman North Hammond 932-3333 MORTON ADULT ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION -President- la 4 « J a Mr. Ray Johnson -Vice President- Mr. Walter Salapski BERT’S SHELL -Secretary- Mrs. Mary Palucki 7325 Kennedy Ave. -Treasurer - Hammond, Ind Bill McCree Towing-Service 844-0552 Advertising Varsity Cheerleaders Advertising 183 CINDY’S DANCE STUDIO 3506 169th Street Hammond, Indiana 844-2060 JIMMY’S ATHLETIC AND APPAREL 6512 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond 845-1977 HAMMOND MUFFLERS 6135 Kennedy Ave. Hammond, Indiana 46323 844-3939 MORTON HIGH SCHOOL PATRONS Mr. and Mrs. Harry Adams and Family Mr. and Mrs. G. 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GLUTH SONS “Don’t Live With A Drip” Over 90 Years Of Service Flat Roofs Shingle Roofs Sheet Metal Work Repairs 2 Senior Aaron soio snows ms as he presents a rose from Nemcek Florists to Senior Greg Mamrita M i SUNRISE HEALTH CLUB 7446 Kennedy Avenue Hammond 844-0518 tSpasoff . . . photography 186-Advertising Advertising 187 Yearbook Staff Managing Editors: Lana Kaiser, Lynn Nick sic r ' M ' Advertising Editors: Bob Seibold, Aaron Soto Organization Editors: Sheila Soltys, Beth Saculla A Abasolo, Cristino 30, 40, 41, 134, 156, 177 Abdeihadi, Ghadir 140 Abdeihadi, Hiam 113 Abeyta, Christine 134 Adams, Brian 65, 113, 154, 155 Adams, Mary 31, 36, 44, 113, 154 Adkins, James 38 Adkins, Robert 146 Adkins, Sherry 134 Adkins, Susan 140 Aguilar, Ray 146 Aguilar, Tamara 113, 155, 177 Aguilera, Carmen 140 Aguilera, William 113 Alaniz, Lisa 146 Alberts, Beth 40, 134 Alberts, Jeffrey 12, 20, 31, 42, 134, 169, 173, 187 Aldridge, Sherry 134 Alexander, Mr. Ernest 102 Alexander, Beth 36, 134, 136 Allen, Gary 33, 48, 49, 65, 113, 154, 155 Allen, Kevin 33, 134 Allen, Robert 113 Ally, Sandy 134 Altizer, Rosemary 146 Anderson, Curtis 146 Anderson, Douglas 140 Anderson, Ramona 140 Anderson, Timothy 146 Anguiano, Michael 134 Anoskey, Daniel 140 Appelquist, Sharon 36, 83, 113, 155 Aragon, Rosa Linda 113 Archer, Mr. William 69, 87, 105 Arnold, David 33 Ashby, Greg 30, 140 Ashcraft, Kristin 146 Atkins, Robert 67 Avenatti, Robert 95, 113 Axtman, Patty 21, 28, 31, 36, 45, 85, 134, 137, 156, 158 B Babbitt, Janee 28, 90 Babbitt, Nancy 40, 90, 140 Bac, Jim 6, 113, 173 Bac, Maureen 35, 53, 55, 140, 178 Bach, Kimberly 146 Bach, Sandra 31, 41, 45, 134, 177 Bachurek, Brian 146 Bac us, Mr. Glen 101 Bacso, Donald 146 Bair, Ronald 113 Bair, Suzanne 146 Baker, Dixie 26, 38, 46, 52, 90, 140, 181 Balczo, James 67, 146 Balczo, Robert 68, 69, 81, 87, 140 Baldazo, Jeanette 113, 154 Ball, Therea 146 Ballard, Melissa 146 Baranowski, Janet 146 Barbara, John 38, 40, 140 Bardoczi, Chris 140 Bardoczi, Susan 26, 31, 36, 42, 77, 113, 187 Barnes, Adrianne 146 Barnes, Sandra 33, 48, 49, 113 Barnett, Denise 134 Barnett, Tammy 140 Barnett, Alice 36, 38, 39, 113, 154 Barnett, Austin 79, 80, 140 Bartock, Brian 113 Barton, Larry 134 Bartoszek, Michelle 41, 48, 134, 158, 177 Bass, Thomas 85, 140 Batliner, Cindy 20, 34, 36, 41, 146, 177 Batliner, Susan 85, 134 Beal, Mark 146 Bean, Dave 56 Beasley, Rhonda 134 Beavers, James 140 Bednar, Dawn 146 Bell, Dawn 55 Bell, Eric 134 Bell, Lewis 21 Bell, Mrs. Lois E. 98 Bell, Terry 30, 134 Bell, Theresa 31, 140 Bensinger, Darin 95 Benton, Phillip 67 Berg, John 113 Bermingham, Cindy 36, 48, 85, 134, 158 Berrones, Richard 146 Berry, Joy 31, 36, 44, 113, 154 Bewley, Brian Biel, Mr. Adolph 98 Bielak, Bernie 113 Biewenga, Clifford 7, 114, 154, 177 Bigbie, Robert 114 Billingsley, Robert 148 Bishop, Ruby 2, 35, 36, 114, 154, 178 Blackburn, Cindy 114 Blackburn, Glen 146 Blair, Michael 114 Blalock, Michelle 146 Blount, Jay 146 Blythe, Andrew 46, 114 Bobowsky, Mrs. M.C. 101 Bobowsky, Mr. Stanley 104 Bock, Catherine 146 Bodie, Joseph 140 Boelt, Teresa 48, 141 Boggs, David 48 Boganovich, David 49, 141 Boilek, Pamela 31, 32, 36, 42, 48, 49, 134, 164 Bolun, Nicke 60, 114 Boland, Amy 3, 12, 34, 36, 114, 155, 183 Boland, James 65, 66, 134, 158 Boland, Kathleen 4, 146 Botch, Lisa 3, 27, 34, 36, 58, 114, 154, 155, 158, 162, 182, 183 Bolinger, Mr. John 101 Bond, Debbie 90 Bonham, Tamara 114, 154 Bonilla, Elizabeth 75, 141 Bonomo, Sandra 74, 75, 146 Borchert, Joan 31, 146 Boskovich, Mary 134 Boutcher, Patricia 114 Boutcher, Thoms 66 Bower, John 141 Bowen, Kimberly 134 Bowers, Edwin 10, 65, 114 Bowker, Edward 134 Bowker, Howard 141 Boyan, Nickolas 21, 30, 31, 32, 42, 43, 53, 110, 114, 154, 155, 156, 164, 187 Brady, Carol 141 Brady, David 114 Brandenburg, Tracy 146 Brandner, Ron 87 Brandt, Dean a 146 Brey, Kimberly 114 Brightwell, Bill 87 Brightwell, Laretha 36, 48, 68, 69, 88, 89, 141 Brilmyer, Jim 6, 141 Brimer, Mike 141 Brooks, Robert 146 Brooks, Ronald 134 Brooks, Tanya 38, 141 Brown, Christopher 40, 41, 146 Brown, Linda 31, 36, 146 Brown, Linda 31, 36, 146 Brown, Lori 31, 36, 40, 44, 114, 155, 156 Brown, Steven 31, 114 Brown, Tammy 146 Brown, Dr. Timothy 98 Brown, Valessa 114, 154 Brown, Vicky 141 Brownewell, Keith 85, 114 Brownewell, Kevin 85, 115 Browning, Jami 115, 155 Brumfield, Keven 134 Bryce, Scott 146 Bryce, Sherrie 31, 16, 44, 83, 115, 155 Brzozkiewicz, Kristine Bryzycki, Joseph 79, 114, 155 Buckner, Randall 41, 134 Buhrins, Debra 31, 146 Buhring, Laura 31, 38, 134 Bukowski, Shelly 36, 134 Bundy, llene 115 Burks, Pamela 146 Burr, Mrs. Marcia 101 Byrne, Kathleen 134 c Calderon, Armando 87 Calderon, Debra 12, 26, 35, 115, 154, 161, 166, 179 Call, Rhoda 135 Campana, Ruby 135 Campbell, Kathleen 31 Campbell, Kimberly 31, 135, 146 Canarini, Lisa 115 Canarini, Rose 146 Cantrell, Dawn 85, 147, 165, 177 Carmon, Karen 2, 14, 35, 115 Carmon, Mary 36, 147 Carrothers, Vicki 147 Carrubba, Donna 58, 135 Carter, Kathryn 101, 141 Cash, Sheila 141 Cashen, Dennis 13, 115, 154, 155, 156 Cashen, Rob 14 Casperson, Mr. Don 107 Casper, Leslie 33, 38, 115, 155 Castillo, Michael 60, 147 Catania, Jackie 3, 21, 27, 34, 36, 37, 115, 154, 155, 176, 183 Catania, Ronald 93, 141 Caudle, Joseph 115 Caudle, Teresa 141 Cavanaugh, Jennifer 141 Chance, Michael 13, 31, 32, 37, 42, 43, 71, 154, 155, 164, 187 Churilla, Daniel 3, 6, 7, 54, 86, 87, 115, 154, 155, 185 Clark, Emily 46, 146, 147 Clark, Tresa 36, 39, 141 Clark, Terrence 86, 87, 135 Clayton, Kevin 115 Clemens, Frank 65, 115 Cogdill, Tina 141 Cole, James 141 Cole, Roxana 41, 141, 177 Coleman, Scott 46, 147 Colgrove, David 115 Colins, Mrs. Debbie 106 Collins, Donna 40, 135, 156, 158 Collins, Kathy 38, 115, 156 Collins, Michael 135 Colston, Brady 147 Companion, Michelle 57, 58, 85, 115, 154 Companion, Nicholas 30, 135, 156, 158 Companion, Sheryl 85, 147, 165, 177 Contreras, Deborah 46, 141 Cook, Brian 79, 135 Cookston, Janet 147 Coolidge, Mr. Robert 103 Coon, Brian 135 Coots, Carolyn 141 Coppess, Michael 147 Corak, Thomas 66, 141 Corben, Debbie 147 Cordell, Richard 147 Corns, Janice 135 Cornwell, Mike 141 Costanza, Miss Miriam 74 Cowan, Jill 135 Cox, Brian 115 Cox, Jennifer 40, 141 Cox, Linda 147 Cox, Pam 141 Craig, Mrs. Elaine 104 Crane, Karen 135 Croft, Randall 147 Crowder, Kendra 49, 115 Crum, Ronda 135 Cruz, Linda 141 Cruz, Marjorie 116 Csicsko, Nora 13, 32, 49, 85, 116, 164 Cudzillo, Maryann 141 Cummins, Doreen 135 Cummins, Elisa 147 Cummins, Sheila 135 Cummins, Shelly 116 Czaja, Mike 71, 147 D Dailey, James 147 Dalton, Jill 116 Dalton, Terri 147 Damiano, Mrs. Carol 20, 104 Damiano, Mr. Michael 105, 143 Dane ho, Debbie 147 Dankanich, Marie 2, 31, 32, 36, 41, 45, 135, 158, 164, 166, 177, 178 Dauksza, Rick 135 Davidson, Lloyd 41, 135 Davidson, Lori 46, 48, 49, 135, 177 Davidson, Michael 116 Davidson, Stanley 141 Davis, Craig 66, 141 Davis, Thomas 116 Dawson, Raymond 135 Deasy, Kathy 30, 39, 40, 116, 156 Dec, Diane 135 Deford, Karen 141 Decker, Laurie 49, 116 Dehenes, Andrea 39, 116 Dehenes, Steven 141 DeLache, Kathleen 135 Deltoro, Felix 147 Dennis, Julie 135 DePeugh, Mr. Joseph 104 DeRolf, Paul 116 Derrow, Colleen 116 Desmond, Susan 141 Deutsch, Ellen 36, 141 Devine, Julie 147 Diehl, Thomas 116 Dills, Danny 67, 147 Dills, Jim 81, 147 Dills, Kimberley 39, 135, 158 Dinelli, Carolyn 147 Dixon, Mrs. Dorothy 106 Doan, Darrin 85, 135 Dock ins, Tina 147 Dodd, Myra 116 Dodson, Michael 82, 147 Dodson, Michelle 36, 48, 83, 116, 155 Doedtman, Pamela 147 Doland, Kimberly 135 Dough man, Brian 141 Dough man, Troy 147 Douglas, Mrs. Mary 104 Douglas, Tina 116 Dowling, David 55, 65 Downen, Gregory 141 Drach, James 141 Drach, Mary 116 Drees, Douglas 116 Du beck, Loretta 162 Duckett, Jeffery 147 Dujan, Christine 141 Dujan, Thomas 30, 37, 116, 155, 156 Dunn, Ronald 116 Dunne, Terry 24, 25, 117, 155 Dziadon, Marilyn 135 E Earl, Edward 135 Earl, Jeffrey 46, 67, 82 Easton, Robin 48, 49, 117 Eaton, Mark 94, 117 Ebeltoft, Deanna 41, 135, 177 Ebeltoft, Derrin 91, 141 Ebeltoft, Denise 36, 117, 155 Ecsi, Lisa 31, 36, 42, 43, 134, 135, 139, 158, 187 Edwards, Debra 135 Edwards, Mr. Don 101 Egan, Mary 32, 85, 90, 135, 164 Egan, Sean 17, 26, 27, 38, 46, 49, 92, 93, 117 Einbinder, Edie 141 Einbinder, Sheri 141 Eisenhart, Tracy 147 Elish, Rodney 41, 87, 135 Ellis, Karen 141 Ellis, Michael 147 Ellis, Susan 41, 49, 135, 158, 177 Ellison, Coy 33, 39, 147 Ellison, Penny 36, 49, 117 Elmore, Tracy 141 EINaggar, Dr. K. 104 Elo, Brian 67, 81, 147 Elo, Phil 95 Engel horn, Dianna 147 Estep, Pamela 147 Evanich, Robert 135 Evans, Mr. Richard 102 F Falk, Renee 147 Farmer, David 141 Fary, Angela 38, 147 Fary, Ronald 17, 38, 46, 70, 71, 117 Faut, Tami 41 Fellows, Gerry 141 Fenyves, Tony 147 Fernando, Judy 41, 141, 160, 177 Ferrer, Roy 31, 135 Figuly, Ed 15 Fiscus, Eric 67, 147 Fiscus, Greg 141 Fisher, Ronald 147 Fix, Mr. Doug 38, 100 Fleming, Gregory 141 Flitar, Samuel 141 Floyd, Denise 135 Floyd, Judy 117 Foote, Rhonda 135, 176 Ford, Douglas 147 Fork, Douglas 9, 65, 85, 117, 154 Fout, Tammy 147 Frak, Alison 117 Frank land, Brian 135 Frenzel, Marsha 135 Frey, Daniel 41, 117 Frigo, Jody 31, 40, 141, 177 Fritz, Shelly 3, 27, 34, 36, 41, 141, 177, 183 Frizzell, Sherry 36, 141 Fross, Diane 31, 42, 43, 46, 52, 69, 135, 136, 158 Frost, Al 86, 87 Frost, Diann 147 G Gabbert, Mark 147 Gabry, Holly 136 Ga lam bus, Thomas 147 Gallegos, Patricia 136 Garcia, Richard 117 Garcia, Cheryl 147 Garcia, Steve 67, 147 Gartner, Mr. Joseph 98 Garvey, Sue 136 Garza, Gloria 141 Garza, Richard 117 Gates, Belinda 39, 48, 136 Gatlin, Bobby 141 Gatlin, Tommy 95, 136 Gauthier, Cindy 148 Gawron, David 141 Gawron, Philipe 41, 148 Gearman, Dave 15, 117 Geissendorfer, Shelly 31, 36, 44, 85, 117, 154, 170 Geissler, Curtis 117 Gensel, Anthony 81, 148 Gentry, David 30, 31, 45, 95, 136, 156, 177 Georgas, Mr. Jack 65, 95, 103 Gerka, Robert 26, 33, 46, 141 Gil, Peter 66, 141 Gil, Tony 6, 93 Gilchrist, Bette 141 Gilchrist, Susan 117 Gillard, Mrs. Jan 39, 100 Gillespie, Shelley 2, 31, 32, 35, 36, 42, 43, 117, 154, 155, 164, 179, 187 Gillham, Patricia 136 Gillis, James 30, 42, 117, 187 Gillis, Mary 41, 146, 148, 177 Gilmore, Tami 117 Goldman, Ms. Dona 100 Golec, Robert 67, 148 Golgart, Jean 136 Gollner, Robert 136 Golon, Susan 11, 73, 118 Gomez, Ed 81 Gonyea, Mike 141 Gonzalez, Deanna 141 Gonzalez, Susan 74, 75, 148 Goodson, Lisa 136 Gordish, John 30, 66, 93, 136, 177 Gordish, Mark 67, 148 Gordon, Dan 95, 136 Graban, Garry 141 Grant, Lorie 118 Grant, Vickie 118 Grauvogl, Susan 56 Graven, Gary 46 Greaney, Dennis 118 Greaney, Michael 141 Greer, Cathy 141 Gresham, Anthony 17, 65, 118 Gresham, Daniel 66, 141 Griffith, John 136 Grim berg, David 148 Grimberg, Paul 141 Grubesic, Joe 30, 95, 118 Gruener, Maribeth 27, 32, 41, 74, 75, 90, 141, 164, 177, 181 Grzych, Jennifer 60, 118 Grzych, John 136, 156 Guerra, Joe 17, 30, 38, 54, 93, 118, 154 Guerra, John 148 Guerrero, Cindy 136 Guerrero, Dianna 136 Guerrero, Renee 118, 154 Guiden, Theresa 39, 148 Gurchek, James 141 Gurnak, Dawn 31, 36, 44, 118, 154 Guzek, Daniel 81, 146, 148 H Hale, Kathey 39, 141 Hale, Tina 141 Hall, Brett 141 Hall, Jane 103 Hall, Patrick 118, 154 Hall, Susan 141 Hall, Tracy 148 Ha Ion, Jeff 136 Hamilton, Vincent 46 Hanes, Patrick 118 Hankins, Scott 33, 93, 141 Hansen, Robin 30, 39, 118, 154, 156 Hansen, Scott 118 Hanson, Melanie 142 Hantz, Heidi 142 Hantz, Kimberlee 31, 36, 45, 48, 118, 154 Harakal, Donna 12, 34, 36, 147, 148 Harakal, Glenn 95, 118 Hardin, Nancy 40, 148 Harper, Gary 148 Harrell, Tammy 136 Harrigan, Helen 40, 148 Harris, Kelly 142 Harris, Mr. Michael 100, 154, 157 Hartlerode, Charles 33, 136 Hartlerode, Debra 142 Hartlerode, Karin 30, 32, 36, 136, 156, 164 Harmon, William 118 Harper, Gary 67 Hatch, Michael 49 Hauer, Ann 148 Hauer, Carol 136 Hayden, Mr. Jeffery 105 Hayden, Tina 48, 136 Hayduk, John 65, 118 Hayes, Tammy 7, 74, 75, 148 Hayes, Timothy 142 Heavner, Edwin 48, 83 Heavner, Robert 40 Hedrick, Jerry 67 Hedrick, Joel 67, 148 Hedrick, Tricia 136 Heflin, Bobby 66, 142 Heflin, Dennis 148 Hekkel, Dennis 148 Hekkel, William 10, 65, 118 Hendricks, Joy 148 Hendrix, Teresa 47 Hendron, Angela 2, 35, 118 Hensley, Angela 148 Herbert, Therese 48, 49, 118, 154, 155 Hernandez, Edelmiro 30, 65, 95, 118, 174 Hernandez, Robert 66, 80, 142 Herring, Cathrine 11, 17, 73, 77, 118 Herring, Jody 74, 148 Hess, Bridget 39, 136, 158 Hess, George 27, 65, 87, 118 Hess, Roberta 39 Hewlett, Scott 136 Hicks, Ms. Aletta 73, 77, 107 Higgins, Charles 148 Higgins, Jeanette 142 Higgins, Peggy 8, 21, 36, 118, 155 Highsmith, Darren 12, 26, 118, 154 Hilbrich, Holly 118, 154 Hi lb rich, Todd 148 Hill, Mrs. Colantha 106 Hill, Mrs. Kathleen 98 Hilliard, Lori 49, 118 Himmel, Karen 36, 38, 136 Hladek, Carol 136 Hladek, Kelly 72, 73, 75, 140, 142, 181 Hladek, Nancy 12, 32, 36, 59, 76, 77, 118, 155, 164 Hladek, Renee 11, 32, 41, 73, 75, 142, 164, 177, 181 Hochstetler, Glenn 148 Hodson, Mr. Don 103 Hogan, Shirley 118, 176 Holland, John 38, 136 Holland, Karen 32, 36, 136, 164 Holland, Rebecca 32, 142, 164 Holliday, Jeffrey 82, 148 Holmquist, Edward 65, 154 Holper, Michael 32, 37, 38, 62, 79, 118, 155, 164, 169, 173 Holycross, Clinton 136 Hooksma, Mrs. Geraldine 106 Hooper, Raymond 40, 142 Hoover, Tina 136 Horvat, Richard 142 Hoskins, Scott 118 Hoskins, Melissa 32, 36, 136, 158, 164 Houser, Kelly 148 Housty, Brian 41, 136 Howard, Dawn 136 Howard, Kathleen 13, 32, 36, 90, 118, 154, 155, 164 Hruskovich, Mr. Phil 81, 103 Huber, Mr. G.R. 104 Hudec, Caryn 59, 136 Hudkins, Kristine 36, 142 Huff, Tammy 148 Hu Is, Mr. Don 33, 104 Hulsey, Linda 74, 75, 148 Hunter, James 142 Hunter, Lisa 7, 136, 187 Hunt, Mr. Robert 64, 65, 66, 107 Hurt, Eugene 142 Hutts, Michael 119, 155 Hylek, Cheryl 148 I Ignas, James 33, 119 Ingram, Darnell 142 Irby, David 79, 148 Isom, Carrie 48, 49, 136 Isom, Kelly 38, 48, 49. 52, 119 J Jackman, Ronda 119 Jacobson, Tracy 148 Jadrnak, Sharon 26, 31, 32, 42, 43, 85, 88, 89, 136, 164, 187 Jaime, Hilda 31, 142 Jamie, Jamie 46, 148 Jameyfield, Sandy 80, 142 Jancich, Mr. Greg 10, 80, 94, 95, 103 Jansky, James 136 Jansky, Patricia 119 Jasin, Joan 148 Jasgar, Christopher 120 Jazyk, Nancy 13, 32, 36, 57, 77, 120, 155, 164 Jelenski, Jeffrey 48, 85, 142 Jen, Edward 71, 148 Jimenez, Annette 49. 120 Johnson, Charlotte 136 Johnston, Colleen 36, 135, 136, 158 Johnson, Donald 67, 82, 148 Johnson, Frank 10, 17, 30, 69, 86, 87, 120, 154, 155 Johnson, Mark 91 Jolink, Timothy 67, 82, 148 Jones, Arthur 38 Jones, Carol 36, 137, 158 Jones, Darrel 68, 69, 87, 90, 142 Jones, Jeffrey 142 Jones, Joyce 120 Jones, Kim 48 Jones, Mericia 48, 49, 120 Joseph, James 66, 93 Jovas, Lisa 137 Juscik, Jeffrey 8, 27, 31, 32, 44, 45, 64, 65, 87, 120, 154, 155, 164 K Kaiser, Lana 9, 13, 26, 30, 31, 36, 44, 45, 120, 154, 155, 156, 197 Kaminsky, Carl 67, 148 U Kaminski, Ronald 17, 38, 40, 120 Kammer, Lynn 36, 137 Kansfield, Christopher 26, 46, 85, 142 Kansfield, Marenis 27, 65, 137, 158 Kasper, Sandra 142 Kasper, Valerie 148 Keilbasa, Lori 120 Keilbasa, Mike 41, 64, 65, 137 Keilman, Donald 66, 137 Keilman, John 30, 120, 154, 155 Keilman, Lisa 36, 142 Keilman, Larry 6, 65, 120 Keilman, Sheila 137 Keim, Katherine 148 Keister, Brian 120 Kellams, Evelyn 162 Kelly, Christina 142 Kelly, James 67, 148 Kender, Daniel 33, 48, 49, 120 Kender, Julie 148 Kepler, Mr. Fred 65, 68, 83, 91, 105 Kerr, Sue 48, 61, 142 Kesper, Bettina 120 Kessler, Keith 67, 148 Keutzer, Angela 34, 36, 148 Keutzer, Harold 30, 120 Key, Robert 142 Kielbasa, Sue 36, 53, 89, 4 142, 165, 166, 168 Kilar, Tina 149 King, Dwayne 142 Kiral, Christine 137 Kirinch, Mike 93 Kirk, Brenda 120 Klamut, Anne 142 Klaubo, Lorrie 137 Knezevich, Sandy 30, 31, 36, 37, 41, 45, 137, 156, 158, 164, 177 Knight, Christopher 149 Kocoj, Michelle 32, 137 Kocoj, Shelley 36 Kocon, Jeanine 120 Kolanowski, Kevin 33, 48, 49, 120, 155 | Koharchik, Chris 39, 149 Kolar, Mr. J.J. 41, 103 Kolar, Mrs. Glenda 46, 61, 107 Komyatti, Paul 142 Kopanda, Julie 149, 177 Kopercinski, Mr. Pete 85 Kortokrax, Kurt 33, 48, 49, 120, 154, 155 Kostecki, Tina 142 Kostoff, Cathy 36, 77, 90, 137 Kotecki, Kim 2, 26, 30, 35, 36, 44, 121, 154, 155, 156, 178 Kotlarz, Cynthia 142 Kotvasz, Cheryl 48, 142 Kozi, Michele 164 Kozubal, Irene 137 Kozubal, Christine 149 Kozy, Steve 137 Krachenfels, Michael 149 Krcelich, Linda 36, 137 Krieter, Diane 137 Krivo, Joanne 149 Krivo, Marianne 142 Krivo, Ronald 121 Kronland, Kathie 142 Kronland, Sandy 149 Krueger, Teresa 121, 155 Kruse, Karen 49, 142 Kubeck, Ray 95 Kucer, Mr. Dennis 100 Kuhn, Mr. Alfred 98 Kukula, Robert 142 Kulesa, Tim 71, 149 Kusbel, Frank 68, 69, 87, 121 Kusbel, Lynda 149 Kwandras, Karen 32, 36, 137, 158, 164, 177 L Lacombe, Samuel 149 Lacy, Mrs. Mary 102 Landendorf, Sue 40, 142 LaPosa, Ronald 121 Lara, Sandra 137 LaSalle, Denise 121 Lauer, Karl 121 Laurion, Kevin 33, 48, 121, 155 Laurion, Patricia 38, 121 Laviolette, Barbara 121 Lawrence, Dawn 149 Lawrence, Larry 137 Lawrence, Robert 121 Lay, Debbie 33, 49, 121 Lear, Cathy 31, 42, 43, 142 Leaver, Renee 149 Lederman, Glen 121 Lee, Jerry 149 Lee, Mike 151 Leismer, Daniel 46, 48, 49, 121, 154, 155, 156 Lelito, Michelle 8, 12, 41, 121, 155, 177 Lelito, Scott 79, 137 Lemos, Monica 137 Leonard, Susan 149 Lewellen, Mrs. Barbara 100 Lewis, Ann 149 Lewis, Bruce 149 Lewis, Jean 121, 154, 156, 177 Lewis, Joyce 143 Lewis, Lynn 48, 143 Levan, Darryl 142 Liesenfelt, John 137 Light, Julie 149 Lindsey, Mr. David 30, 105 Lipka, Ruth 121 Lipkovich, Lisa 149 Listenburger, Debbie 48, 137 Livingston, Lisa 137 Lockridge, Michelle 143 Loehrke, Mrs. Carol 107 Long, Kelli 74, 149 Lopez, Manuel 81, 149 Lopez, Maria 31, 41, 137, 177 Love, Michael 143 Love, Robin 15 Lozano, Eileen 149 Lozano, Raul 3, 30, 33, 49, 121, 154, 155, 156 Lucas, James 149 Lucka, Dale 149 Ludford, Kimb erly 143 Lukacele, Mary 149 Lukacek, Tim 30 Lukas, Joanne 30, 32, 33, 36, 39, 49, 137, 156, 158, 164 Luketic, Mr. Nick 10, 65, 102 Luna, Liz 31, 41, 137, 177 Lundgren, Mrs. Alberta 6, 38, 100 Lush, Kevin 137 Lush, Todd 149 Luttringer, Ms. Linda 101 Lynk, Karen 3, 27, 34, 36, 137, 162, 183 Lynk, Mark 121 M Maas, Christina 143 Macenski, Gigi 2, 35, 143, 178 Macenski, Mitchell 121, 154, 155, 156 Macklnday, Joseph 30, 122, 155 Macklnday, Robert 149 Maddox, Tony 24, 25, 33, 48, 49, 122, 154, 155, 156 Madison, Jeff 65, 95, 122, 154, 155, 156 Magurany, Nancy 36, 37, 40, 89, 134, 137, 158 Maicher, Mr. Donald 102 Maier, Kathy 122 Majewski, Kimberly 137 Mallard, Christopher 149 Mambourg, MaryJean 31, 45, 137, 156 Mamrila, Greg 8, 122, 186, 187 Mandichak, Heidi 53, 143, 145, 179, 181, 187 Mann, Mrs. Nora 106 Manns, Dale 143 Marcinek, Mr. Russ 10, 79, 102 Marcinkovich, Georgeanne 122 Marcum, Cathyleen 137 Marcum, Teresa 143 Markley, Mr. Scott 31, 43, 101 Markovich, Bob 65, 92, 93, 137 Marks, Mike 65, 87, 122 Marlatt, Todd 66, 83, 87, 143 Marlow, Pam 88 Marosi, John 12, 30, 32, 86, 87, 122, 154, 155, 164 Marosi, Laura 32, 36, 39, 40, 137, 158, 164 Martin, Billy 52, 137 Martin, Katherine 149 Martin, Robin 137 Martin, Venita 143 Martinez, Claudia 41, 149, 177 Martinez, Jose 137 Martinez, Lalo 87 Martinez, Rene 71, 122 Martinez, Ruth 31, 149 Martone, Monette 11, 32, 36, 72, 73, 77, 122, 155, 164 Masick, Sue 137, 158, 177 Matakovic, Mario 30, 31, 41, 93, 122, 155 Mateja, Mr. Philip 98 Matthews, Sheila 122 Matthews, Sheryl 143 Matus, Leilani 36, 40, 137 Matusik, Kimberly 149 Mayerik, Mr. Daniel 3, 36, 107, 158 McAfee, Richard 83, 143 McBride, Lori 31, 36, 44, 122, 154 McBride, Melinda 143 McCarthy, Mrs. Debbie 106 McCarthy, Vernon 31, 41, 137 McCormack, Susan 122 McCormick, Hugh 93, 122 McDougal, Mark 142 McGee, Marty 143 McGehee, Russ 31, 44, 69, 122, 135, 154, 155, 156, 169. 177 McGregor, Tim 122 McGuire, James 149 Me Ha nan, Heather 143 McKechie, Patrick 138 McKenzie, Charles 9, 40, 149 McKenzie, Sharon 57 McNash, David 122 Medley, Cary 149 Medwetz, Dana 36, 39, 138, 158 Meier, Nancy 143 Meister, Herr D. 31, 101 Mendez, Virginia 48, 122 Mendoza, Adalberto 149 Mendoza, David 122 Metcalf, Donna 39, 138 Mezatis, Jim 38 Mezatis, Joseph 143 Michelin, John 67, 82, 149 Michel in, Renee 143 Mick, James 123 Mick, Roberta 36, 39, 83, 149 Middleton, Kevin 149 Mihalov, Lillian 36, 40, 138, 158 Mihalic, Melissa 149 Mikula, Mark 149 Mikuta, Ms. Patricia 102 Miley, Bradley 143 Miley, Ronald 149 Miley, Mike 143 Miler, Dan 143 Minch, Jack 67, 149 Mireles, Karen 143 Mish, Laura 138 Miskovich, Tom 10, 26, 27, 31, 38, 42, 43, 65, 123, 187 Mitchell, Mary 143 Mize, Robin 138 Montalbano, Lori 39, 123 Montgomery, Timothy 149 Morey, Jon 150 Moore, Steve 138 Moore, Timothy 123 Morales, Becky 36, 41, 49, 138, 158, 177 Moretton, Mr. Donald 102 Morse, Barbara 36, 138 Moskalick, Michelle 34, 36, 143, 185 Mota, Linda 143 Mudra, Mrs. Linda 39, 58, 105 Muffett, Dennis 143 Muffett, Michelle 150 Mulhern, Brenda 143 Mullins, Paula 143 Murchek, David 38, 40, 123 Murchek, Pam 77, 138, 158 Mycka, Kim 36, 41, 138 Mycka, Mary 150 Myers, Brian 123, 154, 155 Myers, Mark 52, 123 N Nadon, TinaMarie 36, 48, 49, 138 Nagy, Holly 138 Nagy, Joseph 138 Nelson, Mr. George 103 Nevills, Larry 40, 66 Nevlida, Robert 67, 150 Neyhart, Cindy 35, 48, 61, 143, 178 Neyhart, Robert 123 Nicoles, Patty 54 Nickla, Paul 143 Nicksic, Lynn 13, 26, 31, 32, 36, 44, 45, 123, 154, 155, 164, 169, 173, 197 Niemiec, Donna 3, 27, 30, 34, 36, 138, 156, 158, 18- Noldin, Mark 9, 12, 32, 84 85, 123, 154, 156, 164 Nowacki, Kimberly 150 Novak, Jeffry 123 0 Oakley, Carla 123, 154 Obacz, Larry 138 Obacz, Valerie 150 Oberc, Jenny 150 O’Brien, Deborah 143 O’Brien, Kellie 150 O’Drobinak, Lee Ann 14, 123, 154, 156, 177 O’Keefe, John 91, 138 Olden berg, Dawn 143 Ondo, Karen 133 O ' Pat, Michelle 138, 165 Opinker, David 7, 12, 60, 95, 123, 155 Opinker, Debra 143 Opperman, Annette 138 Opperman, Tim 143 Orloff, Mr. Leo 96, 100 Oros, Barb 27, 41, 47, 143, 160, 177 Oros, Jeff 27, 30, 38, 65, 93, 123 Orriols, Ruth 143 Osborne, John 138 Osborne, Sandra 138 Ossanna, Christopher 80, 143 Ossanna, Karen 150 Ostoich, Jane 34, 36, 41, 143, 177 Oulrey, Marie 83, 143 Owen, Julie 143 Owens, Robert 143 Owens, Theodore 85, 143 P Padilla, Jaime 143 Pagenelli, Rich 38 Palucki, Debbie 34, 36, 89, 143 Palucki, Ron 30, 71, 78, 79, 138, 156 Paine, Robert 150 Paquin, Ken 65, 68, 87, 138 Paquin, Tim 67, 150 Paris, Pam 36, 138 Paris, Monica 143 Park, Richie 123 Parker, James 150 Parker, John 87, 138 Parrish, David 64 Parsanko, Dave 80, 144 Patrick, Brenda 40, 150, 177 Patterson, Eileen 2, 32, 35, 36, 48, 138, 158, 164, 166, 177, 187 Patterson, Maureen 36, 150 Paulich, Mark 150 Paulich, Steve 30, 123 0 Paunovich, Kimberly 144 Paunovich, Nick 30, 87, 138 Pavick, Kimberly 144 Paynok, Eileen 36, 90, 138, 153, 177 Peardon, Shelly 150 Pearson, Kimberly 123 Pearson, Kris 150 Pearman, Thomas 144 Pear man, Tim 144 Pearson, Craig 144 Pena, Camille 36, 83, 123 Penzato, Mr. Onie 107 Perez, Cindy 98, 150 Perez, Kimberly 144 Pers, Richard 123 Pete, Sherri 150 Peters, Lisa 138 Petho, Joe 124 Petitt, Tammy 124 Petterson, Dirk 71, 144 Petterson, Dr. Mary 105, 156 Pimental, Mr. John 93 Phelps, Glenn 30, 45, 138 Philips, Elizabeth 138 Phillipe, Lisa 40, 41, 133, 177 Picket, Jeffery 150 Pierce, Gerald 150 Pilipow, Sandy 150 Pinkerton, Jodie 144 Pirtle, Debbi 150 Plantaric, Renata 31, 150 Plaskett, Michael 124, 150 Podsiadlik, Mark 41 Podsiadlik, Mike 41 Podsiadlik, Vince 41 Poloe, Sherri 150 Polito, Carolyn 150 Polito, Carrie 75, 148 Polito, Sam 33, 39, 48 Polochak, Chris 13, 32, 71 87, 124, 154, 155, 156, 164 Polonczyk, Karen 138 Porras, Rosemarie 150 Porter, Debra 124 Porter, Tony 67, 150 Potosky, Mary 150 Potter, Daniel 138 Powers, Michelle 144 Prendergast, Patricia 138 Price, Darla 32, 36, 84, 88, 89, 138, 164 Prieto, Barb 124 Prljevic, Dan 71 Prljevic, Dragon 150 Prokopeak, Carrie 2, 34, 36, 124, 154, 155, 166, 179 Psenak, Lou 87, 144 Psuik, Cindy 39, 150 Pulkowski, Dhelly 150 Pulley, Diana 144 Pulley, Trady 144 Pummea, Denise 138 Prunick, Priscilla 17, 30, 38, 40, 124, 155 Q Queen, Heather 150 Queer, Brian 144 Quillin, Billy 138 Quinonez, Rick 65, 82, 124, 154, 156, 177 R Radermacher, Edward 150 Raduski, Michael 124 Ratoczy, Michelle 36, 150 Ralph, Robert 124 Ram berg, Tom 8, 10, 17, 30, 42, 43, 65, 92, 93, 124, 154, 156, 187 Rambo, Denise 37, 124 Ramirez, Joanne 38 Ramriez, Monica 144 Ramirez, Richard 124 Ramirez, Rosemary 124 Ramriez, Wil 65, 66, 83, 138 Rangel, Melinda 144 Ratajczak, Laurel 144 Ratajczak, Sharon 13, 32, 36, 56, 76, 77, 124, 154, 155, 156, 164 Rau, Timothy 150 Raymond, Janet 138 Raymond, Ron 54, 138 Reagan, Kelly 36, 41, 48, 134, 138, 177 Rebey, James 138 Reding, Alfonso 138 Reding, Gay 144 Reeder, Pamela 138 Reffkin, Lisa 138 Reid, Carrie 73, 144 Reid, Ken 30, 138, 156 Reigel, James 124 Reis, John 95, 138 Relinski, Pam 38, 150 Reyes, Doreen 150 Rhea, Todd 150 Richardson, Greg 125 Richardson, Melinda 138 Richardson, Melisas 36, 53, 150 Richardson, Melody 31, 52, 124, 154 Richardson, Randy 144 Richmond. William 83 144 Riddell, Charlene 150 Riddell, Ronald 82, 144 Riffle, Mike 65, 124 Rivera, Damaris 144 Roach, Dan 138, 156 Robertson, Alex 144 Robertson, Theresa 144 Rocky, Kimberley 151 Roderick, Thomas 151 Rodriquez, Yolanda 138 Rohl, Paul 138 Rollins, Daniel 125 Roman ik, Paula 138 Romero, Mr. Joel 30, 107 Rosek, Rhonda 138 Ross, Kimberley 75, 144 Ross, Mrs. Yvonne 104 Rozwara, Rebecca 144 Rotenberg, Mrs. Ann Shirley 36, 39, 101, 158 Roundtree, Maureen 87, 125 Rovi, Susan 138 Rowe, Craig 48, 49, 65, 125 Rowe, Debbie 41, 46 Ruder, Karen 38, 125, 154 Ruder, Sharon 138 Ruff, Mr. Walter 103 Rusher, Mary 138 Risso, David 138 Rutkowski, Janet 89, 144 Ryann, Andy 71, 144 Rycerz, Brian 144 Rycerz, Daniel 125, 156 Rycerz, Dave 85, 138, 158 Rycerz, Robert 81, 151 Ryder, Pam 151 Rymarczylk, Michael 151 Ryzewski, Jerry 151 Ryzewski, Jeff 60 s Saboff, Todd 151 Saculla, Beth 31, 36, 44, 83, 125, 155, 156 Sadler, Sherry 36, 83, 125, 154, 156 Sako, Teresa 144 Saksa, Trudy 144 Salach, Tim 20, 26, 32, 38, 53, 50, 56, 69, 87, 144, 164, 187 Salatas, Tommy 151 Salapski, Mike 65, 79, 138 Salapski, Sue 47, 144 Sanchez, Theresa 31, 125, 154 194 Index Sandlin, Chris 31, 36, 39, 45, 125 Sandlin, Phil 41, 151 Sandlin, Tom 30, 93, 138, 156 Santona, John 151 Sapyta, Peggy 138 Sarang, Frank 144 Sargent, Debra 125 Sargent, Timothy 151 Sarwacinski, Edwin 125 Satmary, Michael 151 Saver, Nancy 144 Saucedo, Diane 144 Sayers, Cynthia 144 Scanlon, Beth 36, 138 Scartozzi, Rich 91, 144 Schaefer, Mr. Tom 107 Schallenkamp, Dan 65, 66, 138 Schallenkamp, Sue 34, 36, 89, 144, 177 Schaller, Christopher 151 Scheller, Steve 41, 151 Schmidt, Jan 36, 138, 158 Schneider, Jeff 31, 32, 44, 45, 64, 65, 95, 125, 154, 155, 164 Schultz, Alvin 144 Schultz, Ken 41, 144 Scott, Greg 33 Scott, Steve 151 Seibold, Bob 3, 6, 7, 31, 44, 125, 154, 155, 156, 160, 177 Seno, Steve 138, 49 Serafin, Mr. Bob 82, 102 Sertic, Barb 12, 26, 31, 36, 44, 45, 11, 125, 154, 156, 157 Servies, Scott 151 Sexton, Thomas 151 Shaller, Chris 67 Shaller, Steve 8, 67 Shanahan, Cindy 59, 125 Shearer, Bradley 151 Shelton, Steven 151 Sheffer, Robert 125 Shellman, Linda 125 Shell man, Mark 48, 144 Shellman, Russell 31, 33, 48 Sherer, Ami 36, 74, 75, 151 Shirley, Melinda 125 Shive, Marijo 48, 125, 154 Shive, Richard 66, 138 Silora, Edward 138 Sinchak, Jeff 67, 91, 151 Sinsabaugh, Peter 126 Siukola, Ms. Helen 57, 102, 178 Skeen, Debbie 46 Skeen, Diane 49, 126 Skeen, Patricia 151 Sknerski, Tina 11, 17, 27, 72, 73, 126, 170 Sliwa, Mike 53, 93, 144 Smith, Chris 67, 151 Smith, Jim 91, 138 Smith, Judith 144 Smith, Mark 151 Smith, Sandra 126 Smith, Tina 144 Smikta, Diane 138 Snow, Mr. Cliff 107 Snyder, Dan 87, 144 Sobczak, Michael 55, 66, 143, 144 Sojka, Maria 41, 151, 177 Sojka, Paul 6, 126 Solan, Mike 33, 144 Solan, Tim 33, 144 Soltys, Sheila 26, 32, 33, 36, 38, 44, 126, 154, 155, 164 Sopher, Rollin 138 Soto, Aaron 6, 7, 12, 31, 32, 38, 44, 54, 71, 126, 154, 155, 156, 160, 177, 182, 185, 186, 187, 17 Soto, Ramona 21, 35, 36, 37, 85, 126, 154, 156, 166 Soto, Rebecca 36, 85, 126, 154, 156, 176 Soto, Vince 7, 70, 71, 138 Sox, Timothy 138 Spasske, Paul 151 Spear, Donald 151 Spear, Rohdeen 139 Spisak, Steven 151 Spisak, Thomas 126 Spletzer, James 126 Spotten, Scott 126 Springer, Jacinta 48, 144 Spudic, Chris 27, 32, 53, 54, 73, 76, 77, 90, 144, 164, 165 Spry, Mr. Bob 105 Stalnaker, Brenda 136 Standarski, Rosemarie 151 Stanley, Luanne 151 Stanley, Robert 151 Stanny, Philip 79, 139 Starkey, Shirley 11, 73, 77, 144 Stassin, Dawn 126 Stasinski, Ramona Mrs. 106 Stavropoulos, Harry 144 Steele, Linda 48, 144 Steffy, Salena 151 Stephen, Jennifer 48, 144 Stevens, Peggy 69, 88, 89, 144 Stevens, Jill 139 Stevens, Johnny 144 Stevens, Sherry 144 Stevenson, Scott 87, 126, 154, 156, 177 Straka, Paula 151 Stricklin, Donna 139 Stricklin, Kimberly 151 Stricklin, Mary 151 Stromquist, Kimberly 144 Stirling, Sue 12, 35, 36, 38, 54, 112, 126, 154, 156, 157, 178 Stockdale, Mrs. 39, 100 Stone, Kevin 15 Stout, Mr. Howard 102 Suda, Rosemarie 151 Suda, Sonnamarie 144 Sufak, Daniel 139 Sufak, Jackie 27, 74, 144, 187 Sullivan, Bobby 30, 126 Sulli van, Jefferey 80, 144 Sutherland, Julie 144 Sutton, Sherrel 126 Swanson, John 24, 27, 33, 38, 48, 49, 126 Swanson, Majorie 144 Swanson, Rosemarie 39, 48, 49, 139 Sweet, Patty 74, 90, 144 Swierz, Debra 27, 30, 38, 126, 154, 156, 177 Swisshelm, Michael 139 Szczepanski, Michael 144 Szczudlak, Kevin 139 Szczudlak, Robin 36, 151 Szot, Terri 127 Szymaszek, Lisa 127 Szymaszek, Mike 66, 139 Szymaszek, Renea 150, 151 T Tall, Steven 127 Tatum, Debbie 2, 32, 35, 36, 48, 139, 161, 164, 166, 178 Taylor, Christopher 48, 49, 127 Taylor, James 127 Taylor, Lisa 144 Taylor, Marjorie 139 Taylor, Michelle 151 Taylor, Paul 85, 144 Teran, Mark 46, 79, 49, 139 Tharp, Valerie 36, 144 Theodore, John 67 Theodore, Tammy 48, 145 Thomas, Ann 34, 36, 151 Thomas, Ron 67, 151 Thompson, Michelle 151 Thompson, Scott 8, 30, 65, 92, 93, 127, 154, 156, 169, 173 Thurman, Donna 139 Timko, Larry 67, 82, 151 Todd, William 151 Tokoly, Mary 145 Tomich, Dawn 30, 36, 127 156 Toporek, Dennis 151 Torres, Yolanda 39, 49, 139 Toth. Geri 139 Townsell, Patricia 145 Tracy, Melissa 145 Travis, Cleveland 83, 93, 139 Travis, Louis 127 Travis, Roger 83, 139 Treen, Herbert 46, 145 Trigo, Vincent 127 Tsouchlos, Tim 145 Tunis, Dawn 151 Tureotte, Carrie 151 Turczi, David 145 Tutczi, Debbie 31, 151 Turean, Jeff 41, 139 u Urbano, Ruben 67, 82, 147 Urbanski, Jamie 40, 145 V Valandingham, Dennis 145 Vance, Debotah 21, 55, 127 Vandermeer, Denise 138 Vandewater, Wayne 145 Vandiver, Angel 127 Vandyke, David 40, 151 Vanmeter, Bob 55 Varlan, Mark 127 Vasquez, Miss Diana 20, 106, 112, 154, 157 Vaverk, Albert 139 Vela, Anthony 145 Vercimak, Linda 13, 36, 127, 154, 155 Vermejan, Alex 12, 27, 30, 38, 54, 94, 95, 112, 127, 154, 156, 157 Vermejan, Christopher 151 Vermejan, Sue 11, 17, 37, 73, 77, 139 Vermejan, Tony 78, 79, 95, 139 Vetroczky, Kenneth 139 Vicari, Pam 139 Vicari, Stephan 127 Volbrecht, Mr. Rick 81 Vo Ik man, 151 Vraharetis, Rob 139, 156, 158 Vraharetis, Tom 67, 151 Vranic, Gordana 127, 154 Vranic, Dan 71, 80, 92, 93, 145, 187 w Wade, Mrs. Olive 104 Waggoner, Laura 145 Waecheter, Tracy 7, 59, 127 Walsh, Kelly 9, 13, 85, 127 Walters, Marian 126, 127 Waring, Mr. Anthony 107 Watts, Greg 76, 151 Waugaman, Randy 127 Waywood, Chuck 85, 139 Waywood, Janice 49, 128 Way wood, Richard 85, 151 Weak land, Thomas 151 Weak land, Wendy 48, 145 Weatherford, Dena 48, 139 Weaver, Ronald 151 Weeks, Cecilia 128 Weeks, Tina 154 Weis, John 27, 30, 32, 128, 155, 156, 164 Weis, Sharon 27, 32, 74, 75, 90, 145, 164, 181 Weiss, Mr. Bob 40, 55, 71, 90, 105 Wells, Belinda 151 Wells, Darwin 151 Wenzel, Christina 128 West, Mike 67 West, Scott 128 Wethington, Dave 41, 145 Wetzel, Cindy 145 Wheeler, Charles 139 White, Debra 145 Whitem, Gary 139 Whitler, Roger 128 Whitmore, Joe 145 Wickramsekera, Chris 139 Wickramsekera, Marie 138 Wiedemann, Jeffery 139 Williams, Audrey 49, 128, 154 Williams, Cathy 148, 141, 34 Williams, Raymond 139 Williams, Rena 145 Williams, Rita 142 Williams, Mrs. Sherry 107 Willison, James 145 Wilson, Douglas 80, 145 Wilson, Jackie 9, 90, 139 Wilson, Jeffery 65, 128 Wilson, Mark 66, 80, 145 Wilson, Terry 151 Wiltberger, Kathy 148, 151 Wimmer, Patty 46, 139 Windle, Kathy 128 Wisniewski, Scott 128 Wittig, Shelly 145 Wolan, Joyce 145 Wojck, Edward 151 Wojck, Robert 78, 79, 139 Wolfe, Christina 151 Wolfe, Lora 83, 128 Wollack, Kim 36, 151 Woslki, Mary 48, 145 Woods, Eddie 139 Woodward, Mr. Jerry 103 Woodward, Lori 3, 27, 31, 32, 34, 36, 45, 85, 139, 158, 162, 164, 183, 185 Woosley, Robert 79, 145 Wozniczha, Kathy 36, 145 Wright, Christopher 151 Wright, Kenneth 151, 177 Wright, Sheryl 145 Wriston, Jeff 145 Wriston, Leeann 128 Wrubel, Larry 145 Wusic, Marty 32, 128, 155, 164 Y Yockey, Judy 151 Yoldash, Fatima 31, 43, 128, 155 Yoldash, Mustafa 145 Yoldash, Yasemin 145 York, Claude 54 Young, Robbie 145 Young, Scott 151 z Zabinski, Greg 85 Zampino, Christopher 128 Zaremba, Dennis 27, 64, 65, 95, 128, 154, 155 Zaremba, Devin 145 Zatlokowicz, Chrostopher 128 Zaewadzki, Susan 32, 40, 73, 75, 90, 145, 164, 165, 166 Zebell, Alyce 151 Zebell, Marvin 31, 76, 82, 151 Zedov, Ray 128 Zelenke, Mr. Dennis 100 Zlotnik, Mr. Maurey 107 Zisoff, Rhonda 145 Zubrenic, Joseph 31, 42, 43, 128, 155, 187 Zurawski, Lisa 151 Fifields Pharmacy 168 Flower Nook Florists 162 G S Catering 163 Gene’s Plaques 181 Hair benders 180 Hammond Mufflers 172 Hammond Trophy Shop Wocdmar Deli 180 Woodmar Jewelers 180 Yearbook Staff 188-189 Zandstra’s 163 187 Head in Records 176 Herf Jones 180 Hessville 5 10 165 Hessville Cleaners 162 Hessville Optical 157 Hoosier Travel 180 House of Pizza 164 Inland Steel 160 Jack’s Carry Out 157 Jimmy’s Athletic Apparel 184 Junior Class 163 Kenwood Lanes 175 Lake Federal Savings Loan 168 Lansing Auto Glass Trim 158 Lauer Insurance 171 Lindy’s Ace Hardware 162 Margee’s Music 166 McCluskzy’s Auto Supply 181 McDonalds 161 Mercantile National Bank 163 Morton Adult Ath. Assc. 182 Morton PTSA 181 Morton ite 187 Advertisers A.P. Davis 158 Adzias True Value Hardware 156 Anderson Auto Parts 163 Bank of Highland 167 Bartons Pizza 182 Bazaar Oriental 185 Bens Restaurant 176 Bocken Funeral Home 162 Bodie’s 159 Bonanza 160 Booster Club 172 Burgers 173 Burts’ Shell 182 Calumet National Bank 180 Calumet Press 168 Cantrells Flower Shop 165 Cheerleaders 183 Chemistry Club 156 Christenson Chevrolet 156 Cindy’s Dance 184 Citizen’s Federal 182 Consumers Roofing 186 Denny’s Dairy Queen 176 E SKar Klinic 170 EPPL Insurance 175 Munster Lumber 168 Nemcek Florists 186 O.L.P.H. Church 170 Patrons 184 Pleasant View 156 Pom Pon 178-179 Princess Pet 175 Q-T Brands 158 Rec-Arena 187 Rice Realty 163 Security Federal 180 Senior Class 154-155 Senior Powder Puff 174 Shore Color Lab 171 Sophomore Class 181 Spassof 186 State Farm 165 Steffi Joe’s 175 Sunrise Health Club 186 St. Catherines 172 Student Association 164 Tie be Is 171 Times 170 Tom Jerry’s Hallmark 157 Travel Club 177 Tri City Electric 175 Vent re I las 171 Vierks 167 Virgil’Huber 157 SI ill Ills I ill Will Mill Managing Editors ... Lana Kaiser Senior Class Editors ... Mary Adams Lynn Nicksic Dart Seme Organizations Editors ... Derh Saculla Index Editors ... Sherrie Dryce Sheila Soltys Lori McBride Sports Editors ... Jeff Jusak Business Editors ... Dob SeibokJ Jeff Schneider Aaron Soto Academics Editors ... Kim Korecki Underclass Editors ... Lori Drown Shelley Down Gurnak Geissendorfer Faculty Editor ... Russ McGehee Representative ... Mr. Dob Henning Art Editor ... Joy Derry Advisor ... Mr. Scott Markley Being on rhe yearbook sraff for three years, we know how important it is for a yearbook staff " to get dong . " We feel that this year’s staff, all senior classmates, hove done o terrific job and they should be proud of their accomplishments. Our appreciation is especially given to our advisor, Mr. Scott Markley, for his contributions to rhe staff. We know his comments and suggestions were given to aid rhe success of rhe book. We would also like to thank our yearbook representative, Mr. Bob Henning, for seeing us through this year. For their dedicated service, rhe sraff thanks Harry Dudzik of Bodie Phorographes in Hammond for rhe senior class pictures and rhe bulk of rhe photographs in this book, Ed Andros of Andros Studio located in Mishawaka for rhe underclass pictures, and Larry Hladek for rhe varsity volleyball candids. Our deep appreciation is given to this year ' s edge edirors-Porry Axtman, Sandy Bach, Marie Donkanvich, David Gentry, Kim Hanrz, Sandy Knezevich, Mary Jean Mombourg, Chris Sandlin, Lori Woodward, and Fatima Yoldash. This book is printed on 80 pound gloss paper. Optimo, Polanrino, Serif Gothic, and Stymie Italics were Forman types used throughout rhe book, as well as Angeles, Helvetica, Korinna, and New Gothic. And lastly, we hope this book contains many valuable memories for all of you. We would like to moke one final statement: Keep rhe SPIRIT SOARING! Close-197 THAT ABOUT ICES IT UP — — — _


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