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

 - Class of 1983

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CONTENTS Opening Pg- 2 Sports Pg. 30 Clubs Pg. 68 Academics Pg. 86 Faculty Pg. 98 Seniors Pg. no Underclass Pg. 132 Ads Pg. 152 O.P. MORTON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL 6915 GRAND AVENUE, HAMMOND, IN 46323 dfool S ong: lie’re logal to gou, Horton Higlf. f ou’re beat in tlje lanb, Horton Higl|. lie’ll back gou to Btanb All tl|c teams in tl|e lanb. Anb uie’U figlft for tlje H.H. ., Horton Higlf lie’ll figl|t for tlje Sop Hat anb Sails, JFor uie knoui tl|at gou’U neuer fail, lie’ll figlft for tlfe Eeb anb (kreg Hntil me Ifaue mon tobag; lie’ll figljt for tl|e H.H.g ., Horton Higij. Opening 1 GOVERNORS At 8:00 a.m. Monday through Friday, about 1200 students are drawn to a special place . Morton Senior High School, the home of the Governors. The Governor, a ruler of people, has the author¬ ity and power over his state, just as Morton a ruler of schools, has the strength to overcome. The symbols Scarlet and Gray, Top Hat and Tails, Cane and Gloves, and school song, “We are Loyal to You Morton High, ” are symbolic of the Governor and all Morton students. The Governor brings a closer look at Morton and the administration, faculty, and students; particu¬ lar those who participate in school activities, clubs, and sports all make up the Morton Governors. It is only natural that the Top Hat Staff chose ( Tbe Governor ’ as the theme for the 1983 Year¬ book. The Morton students who work hard to get the job done-academically and athletically do it with the “CLASS” of a Governor. Despite the hard work, practice and time spent here, Morton students still have time for enjoyment whether it is at a game, pep assembly, or at lunch, one will always find the Morton Governors enjoy¬ ing high school life. (continued on page five) Opening Before school lets out parents wait for their sons daughters to be dismissed. The Marching Governors march down the streets of Hessville during the homecoming parade. Some of the pom pon girls take time before the game to “show off. " The cheerleaders still manage to have fun despite the downpour at the football game. 4 Opening Senior Tom Pearman has more than his share of books to carry to his class. Seniors Patty Sweet, Jennifer Cox, and Jeff Sullivan study during study hall. Senior Maureen Bac makes faces as she tries the cafeteria ' s food. TOP HAT TAILS (continued from page 2) Just as the students and faculty are proud to be a Governor, they are also fond of the school. After accomplishing four years at Morton, the seniors may feel as though they hare lost a best friend. The years spent at Morton Senior High School will always be remembered as the “GOOD OLD DAYS” As seniors bid farewell to Morton, they also bid adue to the man in Top Hat and Tails known to us as “The Governor.” Opening 5 The BSU Marching Band performed at the Morton Clark football game. The Ball State Cardettes dance to a number of musical hits. BALL STATE LINCOLN PERFORM AT MORTON The Ball State University Marching Band per¬ formed at the pre-game, halftime, and postgame shows at the Morton Clark football game on Sep¬ tember 30. The Marching Cardinals who performed several popular music selections and a number of different designs, received a standing ovation at the end. Mrs. Carol Loerhrke said, “It was just a fantas¬ tic experience to have a university band perform here at Morton. ” In an assembly on October 19, actor Richard Blake took the Morton student body back to No¬ vember 1864 to President Lincoln’s pre-election press conference in the white house. Several members of the student body acted as press reporters and asked President Lincoln a number of questions about his re-election. Morton Principal Mr. Steve Stavros said that having the Ball State Band and President Lincoln perform at Morton was a good cultural experience not only for the students and faculty of Morton, but for the community as well. 6 Opening Actor Richard Blake portrays President Abraham Lincoln during an assembly. Opening 7 8 Opening Morton students enjoy the quiet of the library during study hall. Opening 9 FESTIVITIES OF HOMECOMING Chris Dujan, escorted by Mike Sobc- zak, was named the 1982 Homecoming Queen at the halftime on Morton Chi¬ cago Washington football game on Sep¬ tember 24. The Homecoming court consisted of Shelly Fritz, and Dan Vranic, Patty Sweet and Ron Catania, Maribeth Gruener and Ray Hladek, Jane Ostioch and Dirk Peterson, and Michele Moska- lick and Gary Graban. Homecoming week began on Septem¬ ber 20 as each day was assigned a theme. Monday was Clash day, and Tuesday was Sports day. Inside out day was on Wednesday, and the punks roamed the halls on Punk day. Each class received points for the spirit stick if they dressed for that day. The cheerleaders sold links for a nickel to make a chain, and each class received points based on the longest chain. The sophomore class won the chain link com¬ petition and the senior class won the com¬ petition for the best decorated hallway. At the assembly on Friday, the pom pon girls and the cheerleaders taught the sen¬ ior football players a routine. The crowd then voted for their individual choice. Mark Wilson, quarterback on the team, walked away with first place honors. The male cheerleaders, Bob Balzo, John Bar¬ bara, Scott Hankins, Paul Nickla, Chris Kansfield, helped the senior class cheer. The traditional homecoming parade was after school on Friday. The seniors won the float competition with a pac man saying, “Wonks Wonka Win,” and the sophomore class float placed second with a crush bottle saying, “Crush The Min- utemen.” The junior float with a giant clock saying, “Set Back The Minute- men, ” came in third. The cheering at the game was the Final competition for the spirit stick. The sen¬ iors won the spirit stick and the juniors placed second. Members of the Senior class The Junior class placed second during show their spirit during the homecoming competition, homecoming. Juniors Chris Vermajan and Chris Zawadzki await the beginning of the parade. 10 Homecoming Dirk Peterson, Jane Ostoich Garry Graban, Michele Moskolick Ron Catania, Patty Sweet Shelly Fritz, Dan Vranic 12 Homecoming Senior Tim Salach keeps his pace during a meet at Forsythe Park. Senior Maribeth Gruener and Kelly Hladek take positions as Carrie Reid hits the ball. SPORTS; MIND BODY The athletic program at Morton Senior High School offers interscholastic sports for male and female ath¬ letes in 14 different areas of competition. Morton includes a variety of athletics from the hard contact to the more agile sports, and from the team to the individual sports. Men and women ' s sports consist of a hard training program that includes weight training and conditioning. Along with the physical training, mental preparation, sportsmanship, and proper attitude is emphasised. The mind is also an important aspect in athletics as intelligence is as much a part of the game as physical strength. The mind is developed through academics and learn¬ ing, as the body is built by proper diet and training. An athlete ' s mind and body must be in complete form to compete among the best. Although athletics involve a tremendous amount of hard work, practice, and time after school, sports give the athletes a sense of accomplishment and self satis¬ faction. 14 Sports Varsity Quarterback Mark Wilson calls out a play to his team. Sports 15 Senior Vince Soto and Alumni Nick Boyan and junior Patty Sweet enjoy junior Nancy Sarver share a the evening. special moment. SOMEWHERE IN TIME “Somewhere in Time” was the theme for the Junior Senior Prom, which was at Wicker Park Social Center in Highland, on April 23, 1982. The tickets were sold for $40 a couple which was used to pay for the dinner the hall, and the bands. Everybody seemed to enjoy themselves dancing to the pre-prom, Jubal, and the Post prom, Joker. Victoria Studioes furnished picture taking for the promgoers. Champaigne glasses and the menu books were the party favors. The dance started at 7:00 P.M. and ended at 2:00 A.M. Most couples went out the day after to the beach, zoo, or went to Chicago. Assistant principal, Mr. John Molnar and wife patiently await serving time. Senior Chuck Wayood and his prom date take time to admire her flowers. 16 Prom GOV CLASS OF ’82 RECEIVE DIPLOMAS The commencement exercises for the class of 82 took place in the large auditorium for the first time in Morton’s history. The setting provided a more formaI atmosphere for the event than when the event was conducted in the gym over the past sever¬ al years. The valedictorian, Sharon Jadrnak, and the solutorian, Laura Buhring, both gave speeches about the years at Morton and the future. The 34 members of the National Honor Society wore gold tassels on their caps, the rest of the graduates wore the red and gray tassels with red and white gowns. All the girls received a long stemmed white rose. Helping the Class of 82 through their four years at Morton were the class sponsors Mr. Dan Myer- ick, and Mrs. Shirely Rotenberg. After the forma! ceremony, the students gathered in the cafeteria where they actually received their diploma from their homeroom teacher. National Honor Society member, senior Lori Davidson awaits commencement. All the girls of the graduating class received a long stemmed white rose. Graduation 17 FACTS AND FICTION Trivia is defined in the Funk and Wagnalls dic¬ tionary as unsignificant or unimportant matters; tribles; of little value or importance. No two people will agree on what is trivia. Many people feel it is limited to a certain part of news facts, others surely would feel it is facts on movies and movie stars. Sports fans quote statistics as trivia, while Civil war buffs cite commanders as trivia. Trivia is not unimportant or insignificant to us. Important matters to us of today such as our hair¬ styles, the clothes we wear, our shoes will be trivia in the future. Anything that happens in the world, local, or at home is considered trivia. Trivia is everywhere. If one were to put all the trivial facts into a book the sources would be end¬ less. 1. Who was the bearded prospector in conflict with Bugs Bunny? 2. Who said I twat I twa a putty cat? 3. The only thing that remained in pandora s box was what? 4. What color was Mr. Spock’s blood? 5. How many licks does it take to lick a loolipop? 6. What is Superman’s name? 7. Who says “Don’t squeeze the Charmin’’? 8. What was Ray Rainer’s duck name? 9. What was Buster Brown’s dog name? 10. Who is the director of the Muppet Show? 11. What was the name of the flying elephant? 12. Who shot J.R.? 13. What is Indiana’s nickname? 14. Who is on the $50 bill? 15. What kind of pie was little Jack Horner eating when he stuck in his thumb and pulled out a plumb? 16. Who was Pinocchio’s father? 17. What was the name of the Jettson’s dog? 18. What is the starkist tuna called? 19. Where did Puff the Magic Dragon live? 20. What does the P. stand for in Oliver P. Morton? 21. Who said Grreat? 22. What is Triskaidekaphobia? 23. Where did the Hindenberg explode? 24. What was the shortest term for any President? 25. What happened on October 8, 1871? Answers 1. Yosemite Sam. 2. Tweety Bird. 3. Hope. 4. Green. 5. The World may never know. 6. Clark Kent. 7. Mr. Wipple. 8. Chauncie. 9. Tige. 10. Kermit. 11. Dumbo. 12. Kristin. 13. Hoosiers. 14. Ulysses S. Grant. 15. Christmas pie. 16. Gepetto. 17. Astro. 18. Charlie. 19. In the land called Honalee. 20. Perry. 21. Tony, the tiger. 22. The fear of the number 13. 23. New Jersey. 24. one month. 25. the Chicago fire. 18 Trivia TRIVIA, TRIVIA, TRIVIA Where was super¬ man bom? What did the Bums teds name their dog? What was Romeo’s last name? Who was batman’s sidekick? n r Wha on vvas the jin ' na 6 ofth 6 AP e What is the only community chest card which gives you ten dollars in “ Monopoly?” y How did Danny Kaye describe the King’s new clothes? Who is the editor of the Daily Planet? e e a ct °I S $ 2 » cb ' W hat . o » ‘paiK Q ua t of f 40 Where is the nation’s gold supply stored? BUHRING SALACH WIN BIG 1982 was an outstanding year for the Morton debate with a long and impressive list of outstanding victories. One of the more promi¬ nent of these highlights was the performance of Junior Debbie Burhing and Senior Tim Salach at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Burhing and Salach were one of seven teams invited to compete in the Second Annual Redman Round Robi Debate Tournament in early December, 1982. The Round Robin preceded the 49tb Annual Redman Forensic Tournament, a two day tournament which began the day after the Round Robin. In the Round Robin each team debated each of the others once. Buhring and Salach emerged victo¬ rious, finishing with the best over¬ all record, as well as the highest combined speaker point total of all teams competing. Additionally, Salach was the first place speaker in the tournament and Coach Doug Fix was honored for coaching the first place team. “It took a lot of effort on the part of many people to allow us to compete in Oklahoma. I was very concerned about the possibility of our letting them down. Because of this, I was elated with our success in the Round Robin, ” commented Mr. Fix. The Redman Forensics tourna¬ ment followed a different format. The debate competition went four rounds to determine four teams which would be paired in semi-fi¬ nal rounds. The semi-final winners would then advance to a final round. Buhring and Salach were undefeated up until the final round when they lost on a 2-1 decision to place second. “The second place finish was really an anti-climax after our success in the Round Robin, especially since we had de¬ feated the team when we faced them in the Round Robin. Still, the second place is very respectable, ” commented Buhring. In addition to the debate ele¬ ment of the Redman forensic tour¬ nament, a speech meet was also held in which Salach placed sec¬ ond in the boys’ extemporaneous speaking competition. “All in all, the whole experience in Oklahoma was one of my more memorable ones. The competition was top rate, and I had a really good time as well, ’’ added Salach. “For my first year of varsity de¬ bate I really enjoyed the opportu¬ nity, ’’ stated Debbie Buhring. “I’ve bad many memorable ex¬ periences as a coach, and the trip to Oklahoma will always be right up there with all of them,’’ con¬ cluded Mr. Fix. 20 Debate ICE CASTLES The Inaugral dance was on No¬ vember 20, 1982, and the theme was “Ice Castles. ” As the couples danced to the band. Devotion, punch and snacks were served dur¬ ing the evening. The Inaugral is a turn-about dance where the girl asks the guy. The girl pays for the tickets, which were $10, and for the pictures. The guy pays for the dinner at a near¬ by resturant. Many students who did not at¬ tend the dance helped make the dance a success by helping with decorations, serving punch and snacks, or helped with the coat check. Inaugural 21 22 Plays OKLAHOMA Morton’s annual play for the 1982-83 school year was sponsored by the drama department. After casting the leading rolls to Rob Gerka, who played Curley, and Michele Moskalick, who played the part ofLaurey in October, the cast began rever¬ sals in November, for the performances which took place on January 21, 22, 27, and 28. While rehearsals were taking place the Stage Crew began to make props and background drops, and the costumes began to materialize. The cos¬ tumes were all handmade by member of the cast Moskalick, and choir director Mr. Glenn Wil¬ liams. Morton English teacher and head of the theater department, Mr. Donn Edwards, is responsible for Morton’s annual plays. Seniors Denis Heflin, who played Jud, and Rob Gerka, who played Curley, sang the solo “Poor Jud is Dead.” Senior Andy Ryan, performed a solo as the cast of Oklahoma take their part in the scene. Plays 23 AWARDS This year ' s winner of the DAR award (Daughters of the American Revolution) was Tim Salach. The award is based on participation in school and the community. Salach was voted best citizen by teachers and fellow students. The National Merit Scholarship winners were Robert Gerka and Jacki Sufak. They were high scor¬ ers and received awards. The Na¬ tional Merit Semifinalists were Scott Hankins and Tim Salach. Boys and Girls State was at In¬ diana University in Terre Haute, Indiana. Four boys and three girls were chose to spend an entire week learning about the American form of Government. Senior Bob Balczo was nominat¬ ed by Principle Mr. Steve Stavros for the Youth Senate Program in Washington D.C. January through February. Boys and Girls State: Rob Gerka, Sue Zawadski, Tim Salach, Jane Ostoich, Scott Hankins, Gary Graban, and Kelly Hladek. A wards 25 First row: Kelley Hladek, Renee Hladek, Sandy Bonomo, Chris Spudic, Austin Barret, Sharron Weis, Barb Oros, Second row: Kelley Mark Wilson, Paul Komyatti, Mark Gordish Harris, Ami Sherer, Sue Gonzales, Maribeth and Ron Balta. Gruener, Tim Solon, Craig Davis, Third row: STUDENTS ATTEND CAMPS, INSTITUTES camp that sophomore Mike Revere previous summer, received a full attended. scholarship to the 1982 workshop. The varsity cheerleaders trav- Morton students were not the eled to Indiana University in only people studying last summer. Bloomington to attend the Nation- Mr. Doug Fix, Morton’s Debate al Cheerleaders Association Cheer Team Coach and English teacher, Camp for five days. attended the School of Speech The girls returned with the Summer Fellow Program at knowledge of different cheering Northwestern University in Evan- techniques new cheers, move- ston, Illinois, ments, mounts, and acrobats. They Indiana State University in also received competition pointers. Terre Haute, was the site of last Several Pom pon girls attended summer’s Boys Girls State Pro- The National Cheerleaders Asso- gram. The students learned about ciation Pom Pon Camp at Ball the American form of government. State University in Muncie, and Several members of the Top Hat the Showstoppers Camp at Aurora staffers attended the Josten’s College in Aurora, Illinois. American Yearbook Company Some band members attended Seminar at St. Mary’s College in Band Camp and Drum Majors South Bend. They studied layout Camp. Some band members went designs and copy. They also com- to Smith-Walbridge in Syracuse, pleted a cover and the opening se- Indiana. Others attended Illinois lection of the yearbook. State University in Bloomington A selected few Mortonite staff- for Drum Majors Camp. ers attended the High School Jour- Senior Tim Salach traveled to nalism Institute at Indiana Uni- Baylor University Debate Institute versity in Bloomington. The stu- in Waco, Texas, Salach who at- dent journalists studied journalism tended the two-week institute the for two-weeks on campus. 26 Institute by Sue Ladendorf Mortonite Page 1 Editor Last sum mer a number of Mor¬ ton students attended various camps and institutes in not only Indiana but throughout the United States. Some varsity and junior varsity volleyball players went to the Pur¬ due Calumet Sports Camp for five days to sharpen their volleyball skills. Besides going to Purdue’s Camp, senior Kelley Hladek attended the Sports Camp International Elite Camp for five days. Many of the football players also attended Purdue Calumet’s Sports Camp. The second camp, the All-Positions Camp, focused on running plays, formations, and line plays. While football and volleyball camps were taking place, so were basketball camps. Senior Austin Barrett attended a camp at Gary Roosevelt High School. Michigan State University in East Lansing hosted a basketball First row: Cindy Batliner, Jane Ostoich, and Shelley Fritz, Second row: Ann Thomas, Debbie Palucki, Sue Schallenkamp, and Angie Keutzer First row: Renae Szymaszek, and Mary Johnson Second row: Rob Gerka, Garry Graben, and Kevin Zaremba 27 Drew Barrymore and friend from a scene in “E.T.” the smash motion picture of 1982. 28 National The Chicago City Health Department test Tylenol medication for deadly cyanide that killed seven people on October 7 , 1982. quarterback, uicfatl his team to Joe Montana, team to victory. NATIONAL NEWS The year 1982 had many good to most Americans as Grace Kelly, points, it also bad some bad ones, movie star. In October, seven people in Cbi- The struggling United States cago died after taking Extra- economy and President Reagan’s Strength Tylenol capsules that motto, “Stay the Course, ” was also were laced with cyanide. The or- part of 1982’s misfortune, deal was the beginning of copy cat The year brought one major ad- killings across the country. As of vancement in the medical field April 1983 the case was still un- when Barney Clark became the solved. first person to receive an artifical The year 1982 brought about the heart. Clark lived for 112 days birth of a new Prince William, after the surgery, born to Lady Diana and Prince Clark spent most of bis time in Charles on June 21. intensive care after the surgery The year also had some misfo r- which caused many complications, tune. The death of Actor Henry In sports the year for football Fonda, who won several awards, belonged to the San Francisco including an Oscar for his portray- 49er’s and the excellent pass plays al in “On Golden Pondand Ac- of quarterback Joe Montana, tress Ingrid Bergman, who won The 49er’s won Superbowl XVI three Oscars for her talent and over the Cincinnati Bengals 35-34. work, had a fatal bout with cancer. The best motion picture of the Princess Grace of Monaco died year was E.T., a box office smash in a Monaco Hospital several that grossed the largest amount of hours after a tragic automobile ac- money in movie history, cident. Princess Grace was known The prince and Princess of Wales with son. Prince William, who was born on June 21, 1982. National 29 As academics build the mind, athletics build the body. Morton High offers 11 interscholastic sports for those inclined to participate. The sports vary from football, basketball, baseball, tennis, soccer, track, wrestling, golf, swimming, vol¬ leyball, and cross country. The student builds the body in different ways by participating in more than one sport. One usually participates in a fall sport and then, a spring sport. If a student excells in a certain sport, one could continue participating in the sport in college. Stu¬ dents are able to gain scholarships, if they are phys¬ ically and mentally inclined, which help pay for col¬ lege tuition. Through interscholastic sports, one can obtain a strong body along with the strong mind that is gained through education. SPORTS _ 32 Football WINNING TRADITION Gaining back respect was a goal on the winds of coaches and players on the 1982 varsity football team. Morton had an overall re¬ cord of 5-4, the First varsity football winning season in 3 years. The team had a con¬ ference record of 3-3 for a third place finish in the Lake Shore Conference. The Governors had six players named to the All- Conference teams. First team offense were seniors Robert Hernandez, Dan Gresham, and Pete Gil. First team defense were seniors Todd Marlatt, Bob Gatlin, Mark Wilson, and Hernan¬ dez. Senior Craig Davis, and Junior Mike West received Honorable Mention awards. First Row: Craig Davis, Dan Gresham, Mike Sliwa, Robert Hernandez, Bob Gatlin, Pete Gil, Tom Bass, Greg Ashby, Mark Wilson, Todd Marlatt, Paul Komyatti Second Row: Bob Golec, Jeff Sinchak, Darrel Jones, Doug Anderson, Scott Wimmer, Mike West, Chris Smith, Tim Jolink, Keith Kessler, Brian Elo, Mark Gordish, Tim Solan Third Row: Mark Woody, John Michelin, Tim Paquin, Jeff Earl, Tom Vrahoretis, Marvin Zebell, John Masick, Dave Hoskins, Brian Morris, Duane Purnick Fourth row: Jim Czerniak, Jerry James, Brian Clark, Fred Casiano, Ron Balta, John Hess, Ruben Urbano, Jerry Ryzewski, Bruce Chronister, Jack Minch. Football 33 CROSS COUNTRY The 1982 Cross Country team was a combination of a boys team and a girls team. Together, the Governors had an overall record of 3-7 and Morton finished third in the conference. Award winners from the Cross Country team were senior Tim Salach, Team Captain and Most Valuable Player; juniors Andy Hla- dek. Best Mental Attitude; and Ray Anderson, Most Im¬ proved. The girls who re¬ ceived Awards included sen¬ ior Peggy Stephens, Team Captain and junior Sherry Volkman, Most Valuable Player. First Row: Mary Jansky, Sherry Volkman, Peggy Stephens, Diane Frost, Heidi Mandichak, Second Row: Mike Dodson, Ron Frost, John Ashby, Kelly Lewis, Dave Sandlin, Third row: Coach William Archer, Bruce Lewis, Ray Anderson, Andy Hladek, Tim Salach. Cross Country 35 TENNIS Junior Rich Berrones uses a backhand to return a shot. By using his backhand, junior Mike Czaja hopes to win his match. Junior Dan Prljevic Trying to reach the ball, junior tries a forehand on his Tim Kulesa gives his best effort, opponent. NEW COACH The 1982 Boy ' s Tennis Team consisted of some new players and a new head coach Mr. Jerry Woodward who replaced Mr. Robert Weiss. The Governors had a con¬ ference record of 5-2 which was good enough for a fourth place finish. Overall the gov¬ ernors finished the year at 6- 8, losing three matches by only one game. Special awards were won by senior Dirk Peterson, Team Captain , junior Dan Prljevic Most Valuable Player, and junior Bill Todd Most Improved Player. First Row: Felix Del Toro, Tony Arens, Berrones, Robert Brown, Dirk Peterson, Ed Jen, Bill Todd, Mike Czaja Second Dan Prljevic, Tim Kulesa. Row: Coach Jerry Woodward, Rick Tennis 37 Senior Kelly Hladek passes to a teamate while senior Carrie Reid looks on. VOLLEYBALL 38 Volleyball SECTIONAL CHAMPS The Governors once again reigned supreme in the Lake Shore Conference, winning all seven conference matches on their way to their 4th straight title. Morton also won its 4th straight section¬ al, as was expected, before suffering a disappointing loss to Calumet in regionals. A ward winners for the team were senior: Shirley Starkey, Co-Captain, Most Valuable Player, Kelly Hla- dek, Co-Captain, Barb Oros, Most Improved, and junior Sue Gonzalez Best Mental Attitude. First Row: Jacki Sufak, Kelly Stevens, Renee Hladek, Sharon Weis, Barb Oros, Ami Sherer, Carrie Reid, Shirley Patty Sweet, Michele Moskalick, Sue Starkey, Kelley Hladek, Coach Aletta Gonzalez. Hicks, Second Row: Maribeth Gruener, Volleyball 39 Varsity Basketball 40 Varsity Basketball Aggressive defense is a part of sophomore Vlado Petkovich’s game. Young Team Inexperiance is one word that comes up when talking about the 1982-83 Gover¬ nors. Senior Austin Barrett and sophomore Mike Revere were the only two players re¬ turning with any playing ex¬ perience. Youth took over as the Gov ' s starting five con¬ sisted of 1 senior, 2 juniors, and 2 sophomores. The team complied an over¬ all record of 6-14, with a conference record of 2-5. First row: Coach Russ Marcinek, Terry Adams, Vlado Petkovich, Mark Wilson, Dan Guzek, Todd Lush, Jim Dills, Mike Revere, Jim Balczo, Sandy Jameyfield, Austin Barrett, Dan Vranic, Dan Dills, Second row: Theresa Hendrix, Rudy Arrenado, Latonya Edwards. Varsity Basketball 41 Girls Varsity Basketball 42 Girls Varsity Basketball riPfPP e pea SECTIONAL CHAMPS Winning sectionals was the highlight of the 1982-83 season for the Lady Gover¬ nors. Defeating Clark in first round play advanced the team to the championship game where they avenged a earlier loss to cross-town ri¬ val Gavit to gain the section¬ al crown. The Lady Gov’s fell victim to Crown Point in first round regional play. The team finished up 9-9 overall, with a conference re¬ cord of 4-3. The .500 Mark was a little disappointing considering the team lost 4 games in a row by one point. Coach Sherry Williams, Sue Gonzalez, Kelly Hladek, Shirley Starkey, Sandy Bonomo, Carrie Reid, Chris Spudic, Ami Sherer, Kelly Stevens, Sue Zawadski, Tammy Hayes, Maribeth Gruener. Girls Varsity Basketball 43 Wrestling WALKER TO SEMI The 1982-83 wrestling team returned 8 lettermen and some skilled underclass¬ men hoping to repeat as sec¬ tional champs. The Gover¬ nors however had an overall record of 6-5 and a confer¬ ence record of 4-2, for a third place finish. The Governors did not re¬ peat as sectional champions, but they did send six wres¬ tlers to the regionals. First place finishers in sectionals were John Michelin, 155 and Tim Jolink, 167. Second place finishers were John Ashby 112, Rich McAfee, 132, Henry Gonzalez, 177, and Jim Walker, 185. First row: Steve Coza, Don Johnson, Jeff Holiday, Brian Clark, Bill Adkins, John Ashby, Brian Holiday, Second row: Mike Dodson, Rich McAfee, Rick Mills, Don Bednar, Tim Paquin, Joel Hedrick, Bill Richmond, Jeff Earl, Henry, Gonzalez, Paul Daniels, Third row: Marvin Zebell, Brian Elo, Jim Walker, Tom Bass, Greg Ashby, Coach Bob Sera fin, Tim Jolink, Ed Heavner, Ruben Urbano, John Michelin, Paul Rohl. Wrestling 45 Swimming 46 Swimming Senior Paul Taylor swims in record setting time during the 200 yard medley relay. RECORDS SET The 1982-83 swim team had a very successful season posting 9 victories against only 5 defeats. In the Lake Shore Conference Meet, the team finished in second place. During the season many records were set. The records set were the 200yard Medley Relay, Tony Owen, Brian Rycerz, Paul Taylor, and Chris Kansfield The 50 yard, 100 yard 200 yard freestyle — Kansfield 500 yard freestyle Relay — Tay¬ lor, Way wood, Owen, Kans¬ field, and the 100 yard back- stroke — Owen. First row: Cathy Olson, Ed Harney, Tammy Edwards, Derek Ebeltoft, Kim Stevens Second row: Robert Rycerz, Mike Hollier, John Marcum, John Masick Third row: Rick Waywood, Chris Kansfield, Paul Taylor, Brian Rycerz, John Spudville, Coach Pete Kopercinski. Swimming 47 BASEBALL Baseball ANOTHER WINNER Experience was the key to the 1982 Morton baseball season the Governors returned over 75% of their 1981 team and contin¬ ued with their winning ways. The Governors gained a share of the Lake Shore Conference title and won the East Chicago sectional and regional before ending the season with a disap¬ pointing loss at semi-state. Junior Rob Hernandez led the team batting .449, followed closely by seniors John Reis .434 and Tony Vermejan .417. All Lake Shore Conference honor went to seniors Tom Gat¬ lin, John Reis, Tony Vermejan, and junior Rob Hernandez. Row 1: Tom Gatlin, Rob Hernandez, Pete Gil, Tony Vermejan, Mark Wilson, Dave Gentry. Row 2: Tom Bass, Tom Vrahoretis, Darrin Doan, Jeff Sullivan, Mike Kielbasa, Austin Barrett, Dan Dills, Jeff Sinchak. Row 3: Coach Jack Georgas, Dan Guzek, Bob Gatlin, Dan Gordon, Rick Waywood, John Reis, Tom Corak, Ray Hladek, Brian Elo, Coach Greg Jancich. RECORD SET Highlighting the 1982 boys track season were senior John Parker, who set a school record in the 100 meter dash, only to have it broken later by senior Terry Clark, who also took a first in sectionals and was a re¬ gional qualifier. As a team, the Governors were 4-4 in conference meets, giving Morton a fifth place finish, and overall the team had a record of 14-19. Seniors John Parker, a sprinter, Terry Clark, long jumper, and Ron Palucki, relay runner, were the co-captains. Clark also was named team Most valuable player, and Jim Balczo, a sophomore, shot-put¬ ter was awarded most improved. Row I: Ray Aguilar, Mike Dodson, Curtis Anderson, John Hess, Tim Kulesa, Joel Hedrick, John Parker. Row 2: Noel Carballo, Andy Hladek, Greg Noldin, Sam Lacombe, Doug Anderson, Ron Palucki, Bob Balczo, Tim Solan. Row 3: Coach Archer, Dan Snyder, Mike Solan, Craig Constant, Darrell Jones, Keith Kessler, Bruce Lewis, Jim Balczo, Scott Colman, Todd Marlatt. Boy ' s Track 51 GOLF SECOND PLACE Row I — Ken Vetroczky, Jim Scartozzi, Dan Roach, Coach Smith, Garry Graban, Rich Kepler. The Morton golf team proved to be one of the best in the Lake Shore conference during the 1982 season. The Governors finished sec¬ ond in conference play with a 12-2 mark and 4-3 in non-con¬ ference action for an overall 17- 5 record. The golf team participated in five tournaments. Their best fin¬ ish was a second out of 8 teams in the Lake Shore Conference Tournament. Senior Dan Roach, was voted team captain, and junior Rich Scartozzi was chosen Most Valuable Player. Golf 53 54 Soccer DISAPPOINTMENT The 1982 Morton soccer team had an impressive record of 8-3 at the beginning of the year until bad luck hit the team. The Gov¬ ernors learned of an ineligible player and had to forfeit all eight of the victories. The news was disappointing, but the Gov¬ ernors went on to win three of their last four games. The Governors overall record was 4-11 due to the forfeits. They were 5-1 in conference, but they ended up forfeiting all con¬ ference games. Senior John Gordish, team captain, and Bob Markovich were named Co- Most Valuable Players. Row 1 — Ed Gomez, Mike Czaja, Dan Prljevic, Mike Sliwa, Bob Markovich, Tim Paquin, John Masick, Carlos Beristain, Row 2 — Albert Guerra, Ron Weaver, Albert Mendoza, Henry Gonzalez, Don Bacso, Scott Hankins, Marvin Zebell, Rob Mackinday, Row 3 — John Gordish, Rob Vrahoretis, Ron Catania, Greg Fiscus, Mitar Vranic, Jovan Vasic, Brad Miley, Tom Sandlin, Coach Piemental. Soccer 55 UPS AND DOWNS The 1982 girls track season was a season of ups and downs. There were several individuals who did well in each meet, but the team as a whole was incon¬ sistent. The Governors had a overall record of 7-8 which included 5 seconds, one third, and one fourth place finishes. The lady Governors had a good enough record to give them a fourth place in conference action. Award winners for the Lady Governors were seniors Darla Price, Best Mental Attitude, Nancy Magurany, Most Valu¬ able, and junior Liz Bonilla, Most Improved. Row 1: Jennifer Stephens, Darla Price, Melissa Tracey, Nancy Magurany. Row 2: Diane Saucedo,Coach Olive Wade, Lillian Mihalov, Peggy Stephens. Girls Track 57 The 1982 tennis team re¬ turned all but two of its members from the second place confer¬ ence finish of a year ago, which helped with the success of the Lady Gov’s season. The singles players were num¬ ber one, Nancy Babbit; and number two, Vicky Brown; and number three, Leilani Matus. Doubles teams consisted of number one Jackie Wilson — Eileen Payork; and number two, Judy Fernando — Pam Mur- cbek. Team awards went to senior, Eileen Payonk, captain; junior Sue La den doff. Most Improved; and junior Nancy Babbit, Most Valuable. LADY CHAMPS Row 1 — Sue Zawadski, Domsic, Joan Borchert. Shelley Fritz, Judy Fernando, Coach Weis, Pam Murchek, Beth Row 2 — Kim Nowacki, Nancy Babbit, Sharron Weis, Leilani Matus, Eileen Payonk, Jackie Wilson, Vicky Brown, Mary Egan. Girl’s Tennis 59 Trying to trick her opponent, senirff Pam Murchek lobs the ball oveUhe With hopes of winning a point junior Nancy Babbitt returns an opponent’s shot. 60 Freshman Football FRESHMAN FOOTBALL The 1982 freshman football team compiled a 4-3 record over¬ all. The Governors played six Lake Shore Conference games and then one non-conference game against Horace Mann. The teams wins came against E.C. Washington, Clark, Gavit, and Horace Mann, while Bishop Soli, Hammond High and E.C. Roosevelt dealt the Governors their loses. Team awards were given to Freshmen Jeff Barton, Most Valuable Player; Ed Gerka, Honorary Captain. First row: Tim Sutton, David Gillis, Dave Schneider, Brent Adams, Jim Balta, Eric Smeberg, Steve Vernango, Jerry Richardson, Bob Clemens. Second row: Scott Zimmer, Steve Coja, Ed Gerka, Tom Psuik, Tom Kilar, Jeff Orange, Jeff Barton, Don Bednar, Paul Daniels, David Ramirez, David Salapski, Craig Spoemer. Third row: Coach Larry Getts, Rob Clark, Mark Snedden, John Marcum, Dave Sieman, Joe Martin, Ed Ortiz, Tony Mendoza, Ken Stephens, Robert Elizondo, Eric Anderson, Brad Wilson, Coach Rick Volbrecht. Freshman Football 61 J.V. Basketball Front Row: Steve Sierzega, Greg Andy Hladek, Rick Golgart, Coach Noldin, Mike Kotecki, Back Row: Keith Greg Jancich. Whiddon, John Kruzan, Ken Maloney, 62 Junior Varsity Basketball J.V. Basketball 11-7 OVERALL The 1982-1983 girls Ju- nior Varsity Basketball team put together a very impres¬ sive season. The team had an overall record of 11-7includ¬ ing a 2 Lake Shore Confer¬ ence record. Highlighting the Junior Varsity season was an upset win over a highly rated Crown Point team, and at one stretch in the season the Lady Gov’s won 8 out of 9 games. Sophomores Nancy Minch and Joy Vandiver were moved up to the varsity for sectionals and regionals. First row: Paula Uylaki, Sandi Machuca, Dawn Campbell, Joy Vandiver, Nancy Minch, Doreen Bednar, Judy Ramsey. Second row: Ruth Spudic, Patty Farmer, April Zabinski, Coach Pam Dorsey, Kris Maloney, Sue Machuca, Regina Morey. Girls JV Basketball 63 Freshman Basketball TOUGH SEASON The 1982-83 Freshmen Basketball team just couldn t seem to find the right combi¬ nation to beat too many of their opponents. The “A ” team compiled an overall record of 4-15 and a Conference record of 1-6. Freshmen Jim Balta, Tom Balczo, and Bill Edinger led the “A ” team in scoring averaging 9.6, 7.2, and 7.1 re¬ spectively. The “B” team compiled an overall record of 4-8. First row: Jim Balta, Mark Snedden, Brad Wilson, Jeff Jovas, Bill Ferris, Robert Lopez, David Sandlin, Second row: Bill Tatum, Robbie Clark, Scott Zimmer, Jim Rhodes, Brent Adams, Steve Williams, Third row: David Salapski, Anthony Elizondo, Jeff Orange, Coach Rick Volbrecht, Tom Balczo, Bill Edinger, David Ramirez. 64 Freshman Basketball J.V. VOLLEYBALL UNDEFEATED The 1982 Junior Varsity volleyball team put together the best season possible. The Governors bad an unb¬ lemished record of 24-0. The team enroute to the perfect season compiled a conference record of 7-0. The Gov’s also won the con¬ ference J. V. Tournament. First Row — Lesley Soto, Gina Third Row — Coach Miriam Costanza, D ' angelo, Joy Vandiver Se cond Row — Kris Maloney, Jody Herring, Tammy Judy Ramsey, Nancy Minch, Monica Hayes, Sue Machuca. Stage, Dawna Campbell, Doreen Bednar VARSITY FOOTBALL OPPONENT MORI HIGHLAND 24 WIRT 0 EC. WASHINGTON 0 WASHINGTON 6 CLARK 7 BISHOP NOLL 23 F. C ROOSFVFI.T _ 28 _ HAMMOND HIGH 21 GAVIT 7 CROSS COUNTRY OPPONENT MERRILLVILLE VALPARAISO CLARK EC. ROOSEVELT WHITING EC. WASHINGTON BISHOP NOLL HAMMOD HIGH HIGHLAND CLARK GAVIT CONFERENCE SECTIONALS SHERR Y VOLKMAN SECTIONALS REGIONALS FRESHMEN FOOTBALL OPPONENT MORTON EC. WASHINGTON 18 20 MANN 0 12 CLARK 0 8 BISHOP NOLL 34 0 EC. WASHINGTON 12 0 HAMMOND HIGH 12 7 U i VMM - z MORTON WON LOST LOST WON WON WON WON WON WON LOST LOST 4th VARSITY VOLLEYBALL OPPONENT MORTON T.F. NORTH 8-15 5-15 HOBART 7-15 15-15 EC. ROOSEVELT 7-15 6-15 T.F. SOUTH 11-15 4-15 CROWN POINT 9-15 11-20 ANDREAN 14-16 4-15 BOYS TENNIS OPPONENT MORTON CROWN POINT LOST LAKE CENTRAL LOST GRIFFITH LOST MUNSTER LOST GAVIT WON HIGHLAND LOST HAMMOND HIGH LOST CLARK WON GARY WEST WON EC. WASHINGTON WON EC. ROOSEVELT WON WHITING WON BISHOP NOLL LOST CALUMET LOST CONFERENCE 6th CONFERENCE TOURNEY 4th MANN 0-15 4-15 CALUMET 11-15 7-15 GAVIT 5-15 17-15 HIGHLAND 5-15 7-15 PORTAGE 4-15 2-15 MERRILLVILLE 17-19 10-13 11-15 BISHOP NOLL 4-15 15-8 6-15 HAMMOND HIGH 7-15 4-15 SOUTH BEND ADAMS 8-14 6-15 CLARK 15-13 12-15 EC. ROOSEVELT 0-15 7-15 LAKE CENTRALS 3-15 0-15 MUNSTER 3-15 -15 LA PORTE 15- 9 2-15 E.C. WASHINGTON 0-15 4-15 WHITING 13-15 1-15 CHESTERTON 11-14 5-15 VALPARAISO 7-15 4-15 GAVIT 11-15 4-15 EC. ROOSEVELT 2-15 1-15 CLARK 3-15 1-15 WIRT 2-15 6-15 CALUMET 10-15 10- 1 J.V. Volleyball Stats 65 GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL OPPONENT MORTON GRIFFITH 27 40 MERRILLVILLE 55 45 CLARK 37 41 WHITING 27 42 VALPARAISO 38 30 WESTSIDE 51 50 EC. ROOSEVELT 35 34 CALUMET 41 40 CROWN POINT 47 53 EC. WASHINGTON 52 55 PORTAGE TOURNEY BISHOP NOLL 27 53 GAVIT 38 29 HAMMOND HIGH 55 53 WIRT 28 37 MUNSTER 40 56 GARY ROOSEVELT 50 39 SECTIONALS CLARK 37 50 GAVIT 38 53 REGIONALS 30 47 HIGHLAND CROWN POINT 46 30 BOYSJ.V. BASKETBALL OPPONENT MOR HIGHLAND 55 31 LAKE CENTRAL 46 33 GRIFFITH 46 4L HOBART 44 5 ' j CROWN POINT 52 31 BISHOP NOLL 41 31 J.V. TOURNEY EC. ROOSEVELT 54 4C EC. WASHINGTON 43 31 WHITING 46 4i PORTAGE 42 3i GAVIT 31 4t EC. ROOSEVELT 58 41 HAMMOND HIGH 48 3t CLARK 35 51 LEW WALLACE 49 4 ; BENTON CENTRAL 59 4a GARY ROOSEVELT 87 63 CALUMET 43 48 | GIRLS J.V. BASKETBALL OPPONENT MORTON GRIFFITH 23 35 MERRILLVILLE 29 20 CLARK 17 37 WHITING 18 11 VALPARAISO 32 23 WESTSIDE 21 34 EC. ROOSEVELT 25 26 CALUMET 14 16 CROWN POINT 30 35 EC. ROOSEVELT 16 28 J.V. TOURNEY HAMMOND HIGH 36 26 BISHOP NOLL 21 39 BISHOP NOLL 34 35 GAVIT 18 36 HAMMOND HIGH 34 18 WIRT 22 25 MUNSTER 24 19 GARY ROOSEVELT 39 11 WRESTLING OPPONENT MORTON GRIFFITH 37 15 HORACE MANN 6 68 CLARK 11 49 WHITING 21 42 I HANOVER CENTRAL 24 45 EC. ROOSEVELT 11 48 EC. WASHINGTON 42 17 BISHOP NOLL 40 24 GAVIT 32 27 HAMMOND HIGH 25 34 LEW WALLACE 40 21 TOURNEY MERRILLVILLE 9th E C. WASHINGTON 7th CONFERENCE 5th SECTIONALS 3rd REGIONALS 7th j SWIMMING OPPONENT MORTON HOBART 58 69 HAMMOND HIGH 41 81 MANN (GARY) 25 85 GRIFFITH 41 77 LEW WALLACE 31 85 I CALUMET TOURNEY CALUMET 42 82 CLARK 34 85 HIGHLAND 82 42 VALPARAISO 76 48 BISHOP NOLL 83 43 LAKE CENTRAL 64 62 GAVIT 47 79 CHESTERTON 65 59 CONFERENCE 2nd SECTIONAL 4th STATE 4th 66 Stats BOYS TRACK SOCCER FRESHMEN BASKETBALL OPPONENT MORTON LAKE CENTRAL 2nd LAKE SHORE 4th MOR TON RELA YS 5th GAVIT 1-1 TECH 1-1 HAMMOND HIGH 2-0 BISHOP NOLL 2-0 CLARK 0-2 E.C. ROOSEVELT 0-2 EC. WASHINGTON 1-1 WHITING 1-1 HAMOND HIGH 4th CALUMET 8 th SECTIONALS TERRY CLARK 1st GOLF OPPONENT MORTON HIGHLAND 163 188 BISHOP NOLL 187 187 HANOVER 208 172 HIGHLAND 174 172 ANDREAN 168 171 HANOVER 178 169 CALUMET 190 166 LAKE CNETRAL 167 166 BISHOP NOLL 197 191 GAVIT 173 199 EC. ROOSEVELT 245 185 BISHOP NOLL 187 170 GAVIT 170 170 EC. WASHINGTON 238 168 HAMMOND HIGH 210 168 CLARK 181 168 WHITING 196 161 E.C. ROOSEVELT 206 168 WHITING 204 164 RENSSELAER TOURNEY TTtE SCHERWOOD TOURNEY 9th CONFERENCE 2 nd LAKE HILL TOURNEY 10 th REGIONAL 5th GIRLS TENNIS OPPONENT MUNSTER 7 MORTON 0 HAMMOND HIGH 1 4 CLARK 0 5 BISHOP NOLL 0 5 TECH 0 5 CROWN POINT 6 1 GAVIT 2 3 EC. ROOSEVELT 0 5 GRIFFITH 3 4 E.C. WASHINGTON 2 3 CALUMET 5 2 LAKE CENTRAL 4 3 SECTIONALS 5 0 OPPONENT MORTON PORTAGE 6 1 WIRT 0 1 MUNSTER 1 0 ANDREAN 0 2 MERRILLVILLE 1 3 HAMMOND HIGH 1 5 GAVIT 6 0 EC. WASHINGTON 6 0 EC. ROOSEVELT 3 4 CLARK 1 6 BISHOP NOLL 2 11 BISHOP NOLL 0 17 CLARK 1 6 EC. WASHINGTON 11 3 MICHIGAN CITY 2 3 BASEBALL OPPONENT MORTON T.F. NORTH 4 3 LAKE CENTRAL 1 4 TECH 1 14 EC. WASHINGTON 1 14 HAMMOND HIGH 7 11 CLARK 4 5 BISHOP NOLL 11 0 E.C. ROOSEVELT 4 14 WHITING 1 14 GAVIT 12 6 TECH 2 22 EC. WASHINGTON 5 1 CALUMET 9 10 HAMMOND HIGH 3 10 CLARK 2 8 BISHOP NOLL 9 11 GRIFFITH 5 4 WHITING 0 10 EC. ROOSEVELT 2 7 MERRILLVILLE 2 0 IHAA SECTIONALS EC. ROOSEVELT 3 4 HIGHLAND 3 9 EC. WASHINGTON 1 10 VAIPARAISO 4 5 IHAA REGIONALS CALUMET 5 11 BISHOP NOLL 1 3 IHAA SEMI-STATE EAST NOBLE 4 3 OPPONENT MORTON MERRILLVILLE 37 34 CROWN POINT 34 28 LOWELL 48 44 HIGHLAND 45 32 MUNSTER 32 31 CLARK 31 41 BISHOP NOLL 63 46 WHITING 39 30 GAVIT 44 41 ANDREAN 44 34 HOBART 5 8 40 CALUMET 43 36 GRIFFITH 37 23 HAMMOND HIGH 36 31 LAKE CENTRAL 37 48 PORTAGE 36 38 EC. WASHINGTON 52 37 EC. ROOSEVELT 43 38 CONFERENCE 44 32 Clubs 69 MORTONITE WINS The Mortonite staff, which publishes Mor¬ ton’s bi-weekly newspaper, is made up of a managing editor, a copy editor, page editors, a business manager, photographers, cartoonists, and reporters. Before the Mortonite’s printed, staffers de¬ cide what stories to write and then they do interviews. Staffers arrange the news stories on galleys and then pictures, headlines, and captions are added. The Managing Editor writes editorials and makes sure that the staff meets their dead¬ lines. The Copy Editor checks over the staffs copy and corrects any errors. The Page Edi¬ tors are responsible for what is on their page and they have to make sure there is enough copy, have the necessary photographs taken, and do the paste-up. The staff has won a number of awards in the past five years. Including a first place, two second places, a third place, and a best page one from the Columbia Scholastic Press Asso¬ ciation and the American Scholastic Press As¬ sociation. Mortonite: Front Row — John Barbara, Harney, Jeff Jelenski, Chris Spudic, Bob Sue Ladendorf, Lisa Lipkovitch, Lisa Balczo, Cathy Williams, Donna Tutush. Phillippe, Jim Dills. Back Row — Edd 70 Organizations BOOK PUBLISHED The Top Hat staff, which publishes the yearly yearbook, is made up of an editor, open¬ ing editors, an organization editor, senior sec¬ tion editors, underclass editors, advertising editors, sports editors, index editors, and edge editors. The process of creating a yearbook begins with the selection of a theme, or idea that deals with school life. The theme must be car¬ ried out throughout the whole book. The cover design is chosen and the layout designs are drawn. Each editor is responsible for the page design, copy, headlines, captions, the cropping of pictures, art work, and the correcting of proofs. In the past five years, the staff has won two first class awards, three first places,and a third place from the National Scholastic, Co¬ lumbia Scholastic, and the American Scholas¬ tic press associations. Top Hat: Front Row — Mary Jean Franks, Brenda Mulhem, Cindy Psuik, Eileen Lozano, Nancy Sarver, Debbie Palucki Second Row — Debbie Dec, Sherry Frizzell, Kim Perez, Tina Kostecki, Mary Gillis, Michelle Ballentine, Pam Peardon, Mr. Scott Markley. Back Row — Jeff Jelenski, Mark Wilson, Dan Anoskey, Brian Elo, Sue Salapski. Organizations 71 M.O. DECA CAVE, CHESS HERP, CHEM, PHYSIC Morton Outdoors offers mem¬ bers such activities as hiking, fishing, caving, canoeing, rafting, camping, and skiing. DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) is a National Youth Organization that pro¬ motes leadership and is designed to attract young people interested in careers in marketing. Caving Club members study cave animals, cave formations, and its environment. Chess Club gives students an opportunity to learn how to play chess and Herpetology Club stud¬ ies reptiles and amphibians and raises them in captivity. Physics Club is for students to have a chance to learn more of the physical laws of nature than classroom time permits. Chem Club gives students a chance to study careers in the sci¬ ence field. Morton Outdoors: Front Row — Mike Czaja, Joe Kocoj, Mr. Dennis Kucer, Dawn Blanchard, Mark Krachenfels. Back Row — Fred Cole, Angie Anguiano, Sue Zatlakowicz, Jeff Jovas, Denise Rebey, Jeff Turner. DECA: Front Row — Ruth Orriols, Deanna Gonzalez, Rhonda Zisoff. Second Row — Monica Ramirez, Gigi Macenski, Judy Smith, Debbie White. Third Row — Karen Kruse, Jody Pinkerton, Tracy Elmore. Fourth Row — Mr. William Speelman, Charlie Stevenson, David Lukacek, Greg Fiscus, Rich Horvat, Tim Soy. Caving: Front Row — Ed Heavner, Sue Kielbasa, Melissa Tracey, Laurie Ratazczak, Patty Sweet, Nancy Babbitt, Sue Ladendorf. Second Row — Mr. Bob Weiss, Kathy Kronland, David Key, Mike Klaubo, Kim Stricklin, Scott Servies, Russ Shellman. Third Row — Dennis Heflin, Steve Schaller, Maureen Patterson, Gayle Reding, Joan Jasin, Marie Harrigan, Todd Hilbrich. Fourth Row — Diann Frost, Maureen Bac, Jamie Urbanski, Rob H eavner, Joe Kocoj, Mark Krachenfels, Howard Bowker. 72 Organizations Herpatology: Front Row — Scott Urbanski, Mr. Bob Weiss, Back Servies, Kathy Kronland, Eileen Row — Ray Hooper, Rob Lozano, Ed Heavner, Jamie Heavner. Chess Club: Front Row — Rob Gerka, Robert Woosley, Jeff Jelenski. Back Row — Gary West, Tim Kulsea, Chris Zawaski. Chem Club: Front Row — Cindy Psuik, Scott Servies, David Irby, Cindy Kotlarz, Tammy Barnett, Dianna Engelhorn, Doreen Reyes. Second Row — Ron Thomas, Michelle Taylor, Claudia Martinez, Janet Baranowski, Kathy Kronland, Jennifer Cavanaugh, Cindy Bat liner, Kathy Campbell. Third Row — Kevin Zaremba, Eileen Lozano, Monica Ramirez, Renata Plah- taric, Nancy Sarver, Albert Guerra, Jerry Ryzewski, Rich Berrones, Melisa Richardson. Physics Club: Front Row — Mr. David Lindsey, Tim Tsouchlos, Rob Gerka, Mike Sliwa, Tim Salach, Larry Wrobel, Jeff Sullivan. Second Row — Andy Ryann, Joanne Krivo, Scott Hanking, Debbie O’Brien, Jacki Sufak. Third Row — Peggy Stephens, Sue Kielbasa, Michelle Rakoczy. Organization 73 BAND The band performs dur¬ ing football and basketball games and they also played in the Homecoming and Highland Christmas Parades. It was the first time in a couple of years that the band marched in the Homecoming Parade. Morton, also hosted the Ball State Band when they came to play for a Morton football game. Percussion: Front Row — Angie Vasic, Second Row — Tim Paquin, Brian Clark, Noel Caraballo, Danny Martz, Mike Russell O’Dell, Steve Scott, Larry Asher, Tim Smith, Elizabeth Bonilla. Lipkovitch. Flutes: Front row — Tracy Hall, Renee Delagarza, Tracy Fosnaugh, Theresa Hendrix. Second row — Carol Gaddis, Amy Kostyo, Sharon Smith, Susan Dawson, Linda Brown. Third row — Penny Kroush, Sue Desmond, Tami Fout, Tierney, Rhodda, Shelley Pulkowski. Drum Majors: Kevin Zaremba, Renae Szymaszek, Gary Graban. 74 Organizations Clarinets: Front Row — Luanne Stanley, Michelle Mikicich, Mary Johnson, Latonya Edwards, Pat Hooper. Second Row — Karen Pelfrey, Monica Stage, Kathy Dockins, Renata Bicanic, Brian Bewley, Cheri Zaremba. Third Row — Terri Ballentine, Joy Williams, Lori Allee, Emily Cruz, Sue Christopher, Linda Barker, Charlene Riddell. Saxophones: Front Row — Emily Clark, Cheryl Kotvasz, Don Cox. Second Row — Linda Hulsey, John Smeriga, Kathy Odegard. Brass: Front Row — Rob Gerka, Sue Hall, Tony Ramesey, Mark Szymaszek, John Borucki, Michael Matlock, Judy Ramsey. Second Row — Jeanetta Dodd, Basilio Lopez, Matt Kansfield, Dan Reid, Russell Buckner, Tricia Skeen, Tom Matthewson. Third Row — Herb Treen, Chris Kansfield, Scott Coleman, Jeff Earl, Marvin Zebell, Tom Walter, Tammy Edwards. Organizations 75 CHOIR, A-V Girl’s Choir consists of about 20 girls. This is a first year choir class. After taking Girl’s Choir, the girls are eligi¬ ble to try out for Concert Choir and or Ensemble. They per¬ formed at the Christmas and Spring Concerts. Concert Choir is made up of 52 male and female members. They performed live on WJOB Radio and they also participat¬ ed in the Christmas and Spring Concerts. Ensemble is a group of 16 males and females who love to sing and dance. They perform 3 to 4 times a week for churches, senior citizens, at malls, and for different societies and or¬ ganizations. A-V bandies the distribution of the audio-visual equipment in the faculty. To be a member one must go through a training period and at the end of the period the trainee must pass a written and oral test. Ensemble: Front Row — Tammy Brown, Karen Mireles, Theresa Gulden, Tamera Theodore, Michele Moskalick, Jacinta Springer, Karen Ondo, Emily Clark. Back Row — Sandy Jameyfield, Dennis Heflin, Sam Polito, Ken Schultz, Ron Riddell, Steve Schaller, Ed Heavner. Concert Choir: Front Row — Dena Weatherford, Benny Fout, Emily Clark, Sam Polito, Julie Manns, Wendy Weakland, Linda Steele, Lynn Lewis, Doug Riddell. Second Row — Karen Mireles, Cheryl Hylek, Caroline Kozlowski, Renee Falk, Jennifer Cox, Michelle Muffett, Jennifer Stephen, Scott Bell, David VanDyke, Ed Woods Third Row — Tricia Skeen, Theresa Guiden, Tina Matthew, Cheryl Kotvasz, Michele Moskalick, Susan Adkins, Kathy Wozniczka, John Gutierrez, Ken Schultz, Ron Riddell. Fourth Row — Tammy Brown, Maureen Patterson, Dawn Miller, Gayle Reding, Karen Ondo, Jacinta Springer, Steve Schaller, Carl Porter, Linda Neff, Diane Pulley. Back Row — Dennis Heflin, Sandy Jameyfield, Ed Heavner, Mark Mikula, Mark Shellman. 76 Organizations Girls’ Choir: Front Row — Stacy DeRolf, Kim Hylek, Dawn Lind, Sandy Machuca, Pam Boyd, Tracy Fosnaugh, Jennifer Toth. Second Row — Karyl Goggans, Colleen Roderick, Lisa Williams, Glenda Clark, Stephanie Reid, Ruth Spudic, Brenda Lash, Jenny Smith, Kelly Stevens, Belinda Burns, Tami Vogel, Carol Gaddis. A-V: Front Row — Jim Liesenfelt, Bill Stanley, Tony Ooberg, John Ellison, Jeff Pazera. Back Row — Mike Podsiadlik, Robert Pulley, Vince Podsiadlik, Mark Podsiadlik, Ken Schultz, Phil Sandlin. Organizations 77 POM PON, BOOSTER, CHEERLEADERS Cheerleaders help boost and encourage school spirit at football and basketball games. To raise money to buy new uniforms, they sold candy and Christmas ornaments, and sponsored a cheer¬ leading clinic in the summer. They learned new routines and techniques by attending cheerlead¬ ing camp at Indiana University. The Pom Pon Squad performs at school foot¬ ball and basketball games, pep assemblies, pa¬ rades, and competition. This year’s squad con¬ sisted of about 30 girls. The girls practice every¬ day after school. To raise money, they sold can¬ dles and pompons, and also bad car washes and standouts. Booster boosts school spirit and tries to get students involved in various activities. They sponsor Powder Puff, where the senior girls play against the Junior girls in a game of touch foot¬ ball. They also bad a dance honoring all athletes. Junior Varsity: Front Row — Michelle Muffett, Kathy Csicsko, Cathy Williams. Top Row — Bridget Vela, Kathy Vermejan. Varsity: Front Row — Ann Thomas, Cindy Batliner, Ann Melton, Second Row — Debbie Palucki, Sue Schallencamp, Angie Keutzer. Third Row — Jane Ostoich. Fourth Row — Shelley Fritz. 78 Organizations Pom Pon Squad: Front Row — Edie Einbinder, Cindy Neyhart, Pam Rutkowski, Mary Potosky, Gina Bachmeir, Shelley Pulkowski, Tammy Banks, Doreen Reyes. Second Ro w — Kim Haley, Donna Tutush, 1 n " arakal, Gail Hatfield, Debbie Contreras, Michelle TaylorMary Beth Carmon, Sherri Einbinder, Reqata Plahtaric. Third Row — Karen Ste venson Vicki Shanahan, Chris Dujan, Linda Brown, EjJccn Lozano, Kim Pavlick, Pam Wojcik, Maur tp Bac, Joni Rafalski, Sue Kielbasa. Booster Club: Front Row — Roberta Mick, Lisa Gonzalez, Stacey La Salle, Mary Jean Franks, Michele Mikicich, Cathy Olson, Pam Peardon, Kim Hylek, Dawn Pace. Second Row — Sherri Poole, Shelly Peardon, Laurie Ratajczak, Roxanna Cummins, Melissa Tracey, Janet Rutkowski, Michele Paquin, Belinda Burns, Denise Rebey. Third Row — Ellen Deutsch, Michele Powers, Julie Wells, Ann Thomas, Mary Potosky, Maribeth Gruener, Chris Dujan, Sherry Matthews, Cindy Neyhart, Nancy Sarver, Michele Moskalick, Chris Koharchik. Fourth Row — Danielle Le Vander, Claudia Martinez, Gayle Reding, Joan Jasin, Angie Keutzer, Mary Gillis, Angie Fary, Kim Nowacki, Julie Kopanda, Judy Yockey, Cheryl Hylek. Fifth Row — Dawn Miller, Maureen Patterson, Tina Batliner, Kris Maloney, Paula Scott, Debbie Turczi, Maureen Bac. Sixth Row — Carrie Reid, Betty Jazyk, Tammy Hayes, Ami Sherer, Sue Gonzalez, Jody Herring, Janet Baranowski, Theresa, Gulden, Renata Plahtaric, Cindy Psuik, Lisa Lipkovitch. Organizations 79 ASSOCIATION NHS Student Association is a group of students who help organize activities such as Home¬ coming, Inaugural, student elections, and dances throughout the school year. During the summer the association had car washes to raise money. The members also took time to help at Freshmen Orientation, where they in¬ troduced Morton to incoming students with a tour of the school. NHS is a select group of students who are recognized by their participation in activities and a good character, along with an outstand¬ ing grade point average. In March, each senior with a 3.2 grade average, and each junior with a 3.5 grade point average, receive an NHS application. These students list all community and school activities in which they participat¬ ed during high school. The applications are reviewed by the faculty who chose the NHS members. Student Association: Front row — Donna Tutush, Karen Stevenson, Pam Peardon, Cathy Olson, Sandi Machuca, Amy Kostyo, Holly Ignas, Amy Lipka, Christina Powell, Shari Companiott. Second row — Paul Spasske, Betty Jazyk, Kathy Vermejan, Mary Jean Franks, Michele Mikicich, Sheri Lambert, Kim Jarosz, Donna Harakal, Mary Potosky. Third row — Michelle Roach, Michelle Kielbasa, Michele Mikicich, Kim Stevens, Bridget Vela, Peggy Stephens, Sue Kielbasa, Ann Thomas, Shelley Pulkowski, Robin Szczudlak, Diann Frost. Fourth row — Linda Hulsey, Claudia Martinez, Sue Ladendorf, Sharron Weis, Renee Hladek, Michelle Taylor, Renata Plahtaric, Mary Beth Carmon, Mary Gillis, Angie Keutzer. Fifth row — Judy Yockey, Beth Domsic, Joanne Krivo, Jennifer Cox, Nancy Babbitt, Kelly Hladek, Barb Oros, Michelle Muffett, Melisa Richardson. Back row — Eileen Lozano, Joan Borchert, Michelle Rakoczy, Felix DelToro, Don Bacso, Gary Graban, Mike Mi ley, Cindy Psuik, Cindy Bat liner. 80 Organizations Third Row — Cathy Olson, Paul Debate: Front Row — Angie Fary, Spasske, Edd Harney, Mary Jean Second Row — Debbie Buhring, Franks, Kathy Mr. Doug Fix, Beth Domsic. Back Campbell, Maureen Bac, Stacy Row — John LaSalle. Barbara, Tim Salach, Greg Scott. DEBATE The Debate team gives students an opportunity to increase specific skills in public speaking which is accomplished by competing in meets with schools in the area. A team usually consists of two people. A novice is a person just learning the ba¬ sic techniques of debating. Varsity is for the more ex¬ perienced members of the team. There is also another type of debating called Lin- coln-Douglas , which is a one person team. NHS: Front Row — Scott Hankins, Sue Kielbasa, Maribeth Gruener, Jane Ostoich. Second Row — Sharron Weis, Tim Tscouchlos, Gary Graban, Rob Gerka. Back Row — Mrs. Allerta Lundgren, Kelly Hladek, Mike Sliwa, Tim Salach. Organizations 81 D D, Q S, ELECT FOLK, CARE Dungeons and Dragons is a club where students meet to play D D which is a fantasy role playing game requiring a creative mind and a good imagination. Electroncis Club gives students the chance to work with electrical equip¬ ment. Students share their interests in electrical projects by working on pro¬ jects together. Quill and Scroll is an honorary orga¬ nization for members of the Mortonite or Top Hat staffs, who have been on staff for at least two semesters. Folk Club is for anyone who is inter¬ ested in folk music. Some members play the guitar and others help by working in the concession stands at the coffee bouses. CARE, meets to gain fellowship with other people of similar values. The club also bas an informal Bible study. Dungeons and Dragons: Front Second Row — Rudy Arrenado, Row — Sherry Frizzell, Tim Brett Warner, Ron Gabbert, Tsouchlos, Paul Spasske, Mr. Dan Sobolewski. Third row — John Bolinger, Gary West. Edd Harney, Doug Riddell. Electronics: Front Row — Steve Scott, Bob Nevlida, Pat Jen, Andy Ryann, Bob Balczo, Petitt, Mike Czaja, Tim Kulsea, Todd Saboff, Tim Pearman. Mr. Joel Romero. Back Row — Rob 82 Organizations Quill and Scroll: Front Row — Mary Jean Franks, Pam Peardon, Jacki Sufak, Sue Ladendorf, Tina Kostecki, Nancy Sarver, Donna Tutush, Edd Harney. Second Row — Brenda Mulhern, Debbie Dec, Bob Balczo, Jeff Jelenski, Cathy Williams, Debbie Palucki, Cindy Psuik, Lisa Lipkovitch, John Barbara. Third Row — Sue Salapski, Dan Anoskey, Sherry Frizzell, Eileen Lozano, Brian Elo, Mary Gillis, Mark Wilson, Tim Salach, Mr. Scott Markley. Organizations 83 DRAMA, PHOTO, FL Stage Crew builds sets and takes care of light¬ ing for Morton’s plays, band, and choir concerts. The club also prepares sets for groups that rent the stage in the auditorium and the crew is in charge of maintaining the equipment. Thespians is a group of students who partici¬ pate in theater either building sets, sewing cos¬ tumes, or performing in student productions. Students earn points by taking part in these ac¬ tivities and are then eligible to become a Thespi¬ an when 15 points are earned. Foreign Language is a club designed to give students an opportunity to learn about the lan¬ guage they are taking. Photo Club gives students an opportunity to advance tbeir skills in photography and offers a training schedule for people who are not familiar with using a camera. A fter the training is fin¬ ished the trainees are tested, and if they pass, they are permitted to use the equipment. Thespians: Dennis Heflin, Kevin Zaremba, Tracy Hall, Sam Polito, Mark Shellman. Stage Crew: Front Row — Jim Liesenfelt, Tamera Theodore, Michele Moskalick, Jennifer Cox, Cheryl Kotvasz, Renee Falk. Back Row — Sam Polito, Dennis Heflin, Andy Ryann, Mark Mikula, Mark Shellman, Debbie Buhring, Tracy Hall. 84 Organizations Photo: Front Row — Dan Doan, Paul Boyles, Sean Nowaki, Mary Jean Franks, John Santana. Second Row — Glen Blackburn, Roger Clark, Diane Flitar, Kathy Campbell, Marvin Zebell, Third Row — Sheri Lambert, Kim Jarosz, Dan Snyder, Brenda Lash, Michele Rakoczy, Danielle LeVander, Herr Dieter Meister. Foreign Language: Front Row — Michelle Troksa, Belinda Bums, Kathy Dockins, Tierney Rhodda, Melinda Bartock, Sherry Smith, Jocelyn Smeberg, Joy Vandiver, Cindy Shy, Carolyn Grubesic, Judy Ramsey, Becki Willison, Edd Harney. Second Row — John Tucker, Dawn Campbell, Lisa Kozlowski, Monica Stage, Kristina Vlahos, Sandi Machuca, Bridget Vela, Jackie Hernandez, Paula Scott, Michelle Sojka, Tina Batliner, Pam Wojcik, Michele Paquin, Dawn Pace, Paul Spasske, Orlando Ochoa. Third Row — Mrs. Brown, Ed Ortiz, Don Cox, Mary Jean Franks, Stacy LaSalle, Renee DELaGraza, Laura Arredondo, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Dawn Lewis, Beth Domsic, Dawn Luin, Paula Uylaki, Maureen Gruener, Holly Ignas, Ben Fout, Lisa Zurawski, Sue Christoper, Karen Stevenson, Eileen Lozano, Kris Nevers. Fourth Row — Sue Machuca, Kelly Whitaker, Sheri Lambert, Kim Jarosz, Karen Ondo, Claudia Martinez, Suzanne McQuigg, Cindy Psuik, Dawn Blanchard, Carol Wimmer. Fifth Row — Pamela Boyd, Latonya Edwards, Amy Kostup, Lisa Gonzalez, Lisa Tunis, Michele Mikicich, Cathy Olson, Jim Liesenfelt, Besilio Lopez, Monica Stage, Linda Barker, Sixth Row — David Rameriz, David Aube, Brian Ferguson, Michelle Taylor, Lisa Contreras, Chris Howell, Mark Button, Debbie Hurley, Gary West, Dan Sobolewski, Laurie Hadarich, Lisa Mihalic, JoAnne Gutierrez, Angie Vasic, Bobbi Mielenz. Seventh Row — Bill Edinger, Julie Zwijac, Stacy DcRolf. Organizations 85 J your house of dreams, the most logical place to start is with the foundation. Then comes the walls, flooring, interior design, and finally the lands¬ caping for the final touch. In gaining an education, one must start at the be¬ ginning, the foundation. First, the student must take the required classes, which the majority are taken in the first two years of high school. Then one goes on to take the courses that that person thinks will be the best for the future, and a wide variety of the general study classes are offered at Morton for just that purpose. As in the example of building the dream house, you become much wiser about plumbing, engineering, and carpentry. Whereas, this holds true for the student — in the four years of high school — one can gain knowledge in many areas of formal education. ACADEMICS ENGLISH Apart from the academic classes required by the State of Indiana, Morton offers special academic classes as well as a va¬ riety of electives. English is taken to refresh and improve one’s ability and skills. In order to graduate stu¬ dents need to have eight credits in English. This year English V and English VI were added to the regular required classes. Students learn correct gram¬ mar and spelling, receive a back¬ ground in literature, and expand vocabularies in order to improve and master the English lan¬ guage. Once a student has achieved the skills needed it will be easier to advance in the world. College bound students or stu¬ dents who want to improve in English take more complex classes such as advanced compo¬ sition or reading skills. Sophomore Andy Haladek gives a demonstration speech for Mrs. Burr’s English Class. Junior Cathy Campl and sophomore Ed gather information for a debate. 88 English Foreign Language Besides majoring in English, some students may feel a need to learn a foreign language as well. The Foreign Language De¬ partment at Morton offers a choice between Spanish, French, and German. Students begin by learning phrases and verbs. The more ad¬ vanced students go on to learn how to speak the language flu¬ ently. Along with learning the lan¬ guages, one also is taught of the custom. Foreign Language is becom¬ ing a big part of the world and this country. As more people mi¬ grate to the United States, there is a need for more interpretures. Other jobs may require a foreign language, such as Foreign News Correspondents or foreign em¬ bassy jobs. 89 MATH Classes in the math depart¬ ment at Morton varies from ba¬ sic general math to advanced math classes. Students are required to take at least two years of math to meet the state graduation re¬ quirements. Students who want to advance or major in math may take electives after the required years. Students on the general stud¬ ies program take general math for the two years required. Stu¬ dents learn the basics of math. College preparatory students have algebra and geometry as re¬ quirements. Algebra and geome¬ try gives students an indepth study of math. Another program in math is business classes for students who plan to lead a business ca¬ reer. Junior Kelly O’Brien programs an equation on the computer. 90 Math BUSINESS Morton’s business department prepares students for general of¬ fice, secretarial jobs or account¬ ing careers. Timing bow many words one can do in a minute and taking dictation in shorthand are a few of the skills taught in the busi¬ ness classes. These classes are typing, shorthand, notehand, and clerical practice. Each class is based on secretarial employ¬ ment. Math is also included in this area. Accounting teaches stu¬ dents bow to keep books and do other mathematical jobs. Gener¬ al business is another class which teaches one how to check accounting and the different types of insurance. Students who go into office jobs it is to their benefit to take clerical practice, which teaches the student how to operate office machinery. Business 91 SCIENCE Science is the explanation why we are the way we are, and the environment is the way it is. In Science classes, students learn of life and the theories of life. The human body and the structure of life are studied in the required classes of biology and health and safety. Physical Science is offered as a require¬ ment for students who want to learn “matter”, instead of biol¬ ogy- If students want to further their knowledge of life and its secrets, classes such as zoology and animal behavior are offered as electives. In each class the student observes the behavior of animals by experiments which pertain to pulse, respiration, and reflexes of animals. The study of plants, flowers, and trees are taught in botany. College bound students may take additional classes Chemis¬ try and Physics. 92 Science Senior Doug questions his test in Mr. Jerry SOCIAL STUDIES Between the months of August and October, 1451, Christopher Columbus made bis voyage to America. Such facts can only come from Social Studies where students receive a rounded edu¬ cation of history and take a look at what is happening today in government and economics. Required classes in Social Studies are U.S. History and government. Along with re¬ quirements, electives such as world history, geography, cur¬ rent problems, pbyschology, and economics are offered to expand ones knowledge. Social Studies not only touch¬ es in the areas of situation of the past and present, but it also gi ves students a look at the behavior patterns of people. Social Studies 93 HOME ECONOMICS The Home Economic classes are taken to prepare a student for homemaking. Some students may not know how to cook and clean, or make clothes. With the classes offered for the home economics, stu¬ dents are also taught how to deal with the domestic problems in the home. These classes are not only for girls to learn, but they are also beneficial to boys who may grow up to be bachelors or even mar¬ ried men with a working wife. These classes are not re¬ quired, but to some the courses are beneficial. Sophomore Lydia Martinez examines the material for loose threads. 94 Home Economic INDUSTRIAL ARTS Industrial Arts teaches one the skills needed to become me¬ chanically inclined. In the shop classes students learn bow to put together a mo¬ tor, make furnishings, and work with electrical equipment. Other classes teach a student how to construct and make drafts of houses and buildings. Students that take industrial art may continue on to a school of mechanical technology. This prepares a student for such jobs as auto mechanics, draftsman, and electrical engineering. Industrial Art 95 Mr. Mayerik demonstrates to his class how to saw a piece of wood to the shape they need. FINE ARTS Fine Arts, Morton’s music depart¬ ment, offers students a chance to ex¬ press their talents and for some to develop talents. The fine arts department offers classes such as band, girls choir, con¬ cert choir, ensemble, and music the¬ ory. The classes teach students about music and proper breathing when singing, and to work to the best of their ability. The band class performs at the football games, in two or three pa¬ rades during the school year. Mortons choir groups have demon¬ strate their talents by appearing in public concerts and singing on WJOB during the holidays. Junior Luanne Stanley and Sophomore Mary Kay Johnson practice their clarinets for the performance at the game. Senior Michelle Moskalich and junior Michelle Muffett practice scales in 96 Fine Arts PHYSICAL EDUCATION Sweaty gym suits, and ripped tennis shoes are just a few of the sights after a week of gym classes. In physical education, stu¬ dents are taught the skills and coordination used in sports such as tennis, golf, football, softball and swimming. All students are required to take one year of gym in order to meet the graduation require¬ ments. At the end of the year a girl and a boy are chosen as the most physically fit. In order to be chosen one must participate in a fitness contest that includes sit- ups, chin-ups, shuttle run, and a 50 yard dash, to the best of their ability. For students wishing to con¬ tinue in physical education, the course Advanced P.E. is offered as an elective. This class is de¬ signed for the more athletically inclined student. Physical Education 97 1 Three administrative members, 66 faculty mem¬ bers, and 16 additional staff members make up the leadership in one capacity or another at Morton High School. The bulk of the Morton High School staff, the faculty, work together not only to educate the 1,200 member, student body, but also provide continuity in extra-curricular activities. A number of teachers work for the so called “extra¬ duty.” The activities include from those who sponsor classes, clubs, organizations, and those who work at the athletic events. Also, the 13 member coaching staff who head the 14 different athletic teams. The additional staff members specialize in the technical areas and the administrators work to unify the entire school. As it has been said, “If you can read this, thank a teacher. ” A FACULTY NEW YEAR BRINGS MORE CHANGES The 1982-83 school year brought about many changes in this years staff. Additions to staff include Mrs. Carol Loehrke, Mr. Glen Williams, Mr. William Speelman, Mrs. Ruby Brown, Mrs. Lucille Labas, and Mrs. Mil¬ dred Reese. Mrs. Carol Loehrke, former choir director, came back as a band director. Loehrke replaced Mrs. Glenda Kolar who took a job supervising all the elementary school bands in Hammond. Mr. Glen Williams, the present choir director, replaced Mr. James Morrison. Mr. William Speelman, the Intercooprative Edu¬ cation (ICE) representative, replaced Mrs. Patricia Mikuta, a typing teacher, who dropped ICE but is still teaching at Morton. Speelman was formerly a teacher at Tech High School. Mrs. Ruby Brown is presently the Spanish teach¬ er after Miss Sara Katona left Morton to take a job in Miami, Florida. Mrs. Mildred Reese replaced Mrs. Fran Mihalic in the nurses office. Mihalic took a job at Lafette Elementary School in Hammond. Mrs. Lucille Labas, the present attendance per¬ son, replaced Mrs. Sue Vinyard. Vinyard is pres¬ ently attendance person at Scott Middle School. Miss Mary Lacy, who was formerly a business teacher, is a permanent substitute at Morton. Lacy is waiting for a new teaching assignment. Teachers who were transferred to other schools include Mrs. Marilyn Bercik, former counselor, Miss Donna Goldman, English teacher, Mr. Jef¬ fery Hayden, science teacher, Mrs. Barbara Lewel- len, English teacher, and Dr. Charles Igboegwu, industrial arts. Mrs. Marilyn Bercik was transferred to Eggers Middle School where she is presently a counselor. Mrs. Donna Goldman and Mr. Jeffery Hayden were transferred to Hammond High School. Gold¬ man is teaching english and Hayden is a Biology teacher. Mrs. Barbara Lewellen and Dr. Charles Ig¬ boegwu are presently teaching at Eggers Middle School. Lewellen is teaching English and Igboegwu is now a shop teacher. Miss Aletta Hicks received an award as Coach of the Year last fall. Miss Hicks who teaches physical education, is the varsity volleyball coach, and is also Morton’s Athletic Director. School Board — Mr. Robert G. Glutb, Mrs. Nikki Foster, Mrs. Yolanda Butler, Mr. Adolph F. Biel, and Mrs. Kathleen A. Hill 100 Faculty Ernest Alexander — Business education Department Chairman Beulah Alexander — Bookstore William Archer — Science Cross Country Track Coach Glen Bacus — English Stanley Bobowsky — Math John Bolinger — English, French Equinox Sponsor, D D Sponsor Ruby Brown — Spanish Foreign Language Club Sponsor Marcia Burr — English, Spanish Don Casperson — Industrial Arts Charles Chidester — Head Counselor Wilma Clair — Counselor Karen Colins — Special Education 102 Faculty Robert Coolidge ■ — Social Studies Elaine Craig — Math Virgene Culbertson — Librarian Carol Domiano — Math Senior Class Sponsor Micheal Domiano — Science Student Association Sponsor ■ Shirley Davis — Secretary Mr. Rick Huber demonstrates a problem for his students. Faculty 103 Joe DePeugh — Math Department Chairman Dorthy Dixon — Special Education Stanley Elgas — Librarian Theater Guild Knalil El Naggar — Math Doug Fix — English Debate Team FNL Sponsor Jack Georgas — Social Studies Varsity Baseball, Coach Jan Gillard — English Folk Club Sponsor George Hall — Physical Education Varsity Football Coach 104 Faculty Jane Hal1 — Social Studies, Sophomore Class Sponsor Aletta Hicks — Physical Education, Head Volleyball Coach, Athletic Director Colantha Hill — Home Economics, Junior Class Sponsor Don Hodson Social Studies Phil Hruskovich — Social Studies Rick Huber — Math Don Huls — Math Chess Club Sponsor Greg Jancich — Social Studies JV Basketball, Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach Helen Jancich — Business Education Emily Kolbus — Secretary Joyce Kovacek — Secretary Dennis Kucer — English Outdoors Club Sponsor Faculty 105 Lucille Labas — Attendance Officer Mary Lacy — Permanent Substitute David Linsey — Science, Freshman Class Sponsor A. V., and Physics Club Sponsor Carol Loerhke — Fine Arts, Band twirler Sponsor Nick Luketic — Business Betty Lundahl — Counselor Alberta Lungren — English, National Honor society sponsor Linda Luttringer — English Don Maicher — Business Education, Assistant track coach Nora Mann — Home Economics, Freshmen Class Sponsor Russ Marcinek — Social Studies, Varsity Basketball Coach, Backgammon Sponsor Scott Markley — English, Top Hat, Mortonite, Quill and Scroll Sponsor 106 Faculty Mrs. Ramona Stasinski discuss some cheerleading techniques with Debbie Palucki. Dan Mayerik — Industrial Arts Booster Club Sponsor Debra McCarthy — Special Education Deiter Meister — German Photo Club Sponsor Pam Mikler — Librarian Pat Mikuta — Business Junior Class Sponsor Linda Mudra — Math Faculty 107 George Nelson — Social Studies, Department Chairman Onie Penza to — Industrial Arts Mary Petterson — Science, Chem Club Sponsor, Department Chairman Eleanor Randall — Secretary Joel Romero — Industrial Arts, Electronics Club Sponsor Shirley Rotenberg — English, Booster Club Sponsor Walter Ruff — Social Studies Cynthia Slaboski — Special Education Norma Smack — Secretary Cliff Snow — Industrial Arts, Department Chairman William Speelman — I.C.E Representative Bob Spry — Science 108 Faculty Ramona Stasinski — Special Education pom-pon cheerleading sponsor Hazel Stockdale — English Nancy Sullivan — Counselor Tony Waring — Arts Sherry Williams — Physical Education Basketball Coach Jerry Woodward — Social Studies Tennis Coach Dennis Zelenki — English Department Chairman Cafeteria — First Row: Mary Baker. Second Row: Florence Elish, Elizabeth Floyd, Lois Spotten, Ardith McCallister, Mary Shurman. Third Row: Joan Porter, Millie Thompson, Sally Bair, Georgia Paulick, Betty Grubessi, Martha Florig. Faculty 109 Filling out college applications, talking with armed force recruiters, or just counting the days until one can sleep until noon are some of the experiences a senior faces as the high school years come to an end. As a child most said, “When 1 grow up, I want to be a” ... (anything from an astronaut to a farmer) But, by age ten each student probably has changed occupa¬ tions at least ten times. Now as a senior, it’s time to choose from one of those numerous ideas or decide on a new one. Even though it may be difficult to realize, it ' s true. The end of the high school years has come. -4s in a fireworks display, the end is called the grand finale. This is where all the loudest and best fireworks are displayed. This applies to the senior as, the senior is the best mandatory education ' s grand finale. J SENIOR CLASS MAKES BEST OF ’82-’83 Since this was the last year of high school for the Class of ’83, several joined in on the many activities that occured during this past school year. Homecoming was a prime time for seniors. They brought their efforts forward in constructing the winning float and defeating the underclassmen for the spirit stick. The year will have a special place in the mind of Chris Dujan who was voted the 1982 Homecoming Queen during half time of the Morton Chicago Washington Football game on September 27. Some seniors used their last year of high school to try for different scholarships, nominations or awards. Among the various awards given out during the 1982-83 school year was the National Merit Scholarship A ward. This award is given for perfor¬ mance in the preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test. Jackie Sufak and Rob Gerka won Semi-Finalist Nominations and Scott Hankins and Tim Salach were presented with Letters of Commendation. The senior class and faculty chose Tim Salach as the recipient of the 1982 Daughter’s of American Revolution award. The DAR award is given yearly to the senior who shows good leadership, depend¬ ability, service, and patriotism. Bob Balczo received a nomination to participate in the annual Senate program in Washington D.C. To be eligible to participate in the Senate program, one must be a citizen of the United States, a perma¬ nent resident of the state in which he she is nomin¬ ated, and must be serving in an elected capacity such as class officer. Class Officers — First Row: Heidi Mandichak. Second Row: Mrs. Damiano, Susan Kielbasa, Mr. Hayden. Top: Bob Balczo Bob Balczo made extra money by working at Shakey’s Pizza in Highland after school. 112 Seniors Susan Adkins Myron Aldridge Dan Ally Doug Anderson Dan Anoskey Greg Ashby Nancy Babbitt Maureen Bac Dixie Baker Robert Balczo John Barbara Anna Bardoczi Chris Bardoczi Tammy Barnett Austin Barrett Tom Bass Theresa Bell David Bogunovich Kathleen Boland Debbie Bolsega Seniors 113 Elizabeth Bonilla John Bowen Howard Bowker Carol Brady La Retha Brightwell Jim Brilmyer Tanya Brooks Earl Brown Lori Brown Vickey Brown Kathryn Carter Ron Catania Teresa Caudle Jennifer Cavanaugh Jill Caylor Tresa Clark Danny Cochrane Debbie Contreras Carolyn Coots Thomas Corak 114 Seniors Michael Cornwell Jennifer Cox Pamela Cox Lisa Crisp Linda Cruz Greg Downen James Drach Christine Dujan Darrin Ebeltoft Edie Einbinder Seniors 115 Sheri Einbinder Karen Ellis Tracy Elmore David Farmer Gerry Fellows Sherry Frizzell Gloria Garza Bob Gatlin Robert Gerka Pete Gil Michael Gonyea David Gonzalez Deanna Gonzalez Garry Graban Michael Greaney 116 Seniors Paul Grim berg Maribeth Gruener Ron Guernsey Susan Gruszkiewicz Jim Gurchek Brett Hall Susan Hall Scott Hankins Lisa Hansen Melanie Hanson 117 Seniors Heidi Hantz Kelly Harris Debra Hartlerode Ed Heavner Robert Heavner Dennis Heflin Samantha Henson Robert Hernandez Robyn Hess Kelly Hladek Ray Hladek Renee Hladek Becky Holland Dan Vranic, Bob Balczo, Dave Parsanko, Vickey Brown, Maribeth Gruener, and Rena Williams, discuss their plans for the evening. Arthur Holmes 118 Seniors Raymond Hooper Kris Hudkins Darrell Hunt James Hunter Eugene Hurt Darrel Jones Chris Kansfield Sandra Kasper Lisa Keilman Chris Kelley Robert Key Susan Kielbasa John Kirk Anne Klamut Gary Klosak Seniors 119 Econ Class is feared by most students at Morton. These seniors cope by studying before class. Patty Lesher Danielle Levander Lynn Lewis Michael Love Kim Ludford 120 Seniors Christopher Lukacek Marianne Lukaszyk Chris Maas Geraldine Macenski Heidi Mandichak Venita Martin Sheryl Matthews Richard McAfee Melinda McBride Marty McGee Sharon McKenzie Nancy Meier Renee Michelin Dawn Miiller Bradley Miley Mike Miley Karen Mireles Mary Ann Mitchell Matthew Monos Daryl Morris Seniors 121 Michele Moskalick Dawn Olden berg Ruth Orriols Robert Owens 122 Seniors Brenda Mulhern Cindy Olenik Christopher Ossanna Ted Owens Cindy Neyhart Karen Ondo Jane Ostoich Debra Palucki Paul Nickla Debbie Opinker Anthony Owen Monica Paris Deborah O’Brien Barbara Oros Julie Owen David Parsanko Brenda Patrick Kim Paunovich Kim Pavlick Thomas Pearman Craig Pearson Kim Perez Dirk Peterson Barbara Pietrzak Richard Pratt Diana Pulley Brian Queer John Quillin Timothy Pearman Mike Sobczak and Cindy Kotlarz engage in one of the more popular extra curricular activities at Morton. Seniors 123 Monica Rameriz Laurel Ratajczak Gayle Reding Carrie Reid Pamela Relinski Bill Richmond Ronald Riddell Alex Robertson Theresa Robertson Diane Rochner Paul Rohl Kim Ross Becky Rozwara Sharon Ruder Janet Rutkowski Andy Ryann Brian Rycerz Teresa Sako Timothy Salach Susan Salapski 124 Seniors Frank Sarang Nancy Sarver Diane Saucedo Cynthia Sayers Rich Scartozzi Susan Schallenkamp Alvin Schultz Kenny Schultz Daniel Snyder Greg Scott David Shindle Ronald Sibley Michael Sliwa Jackie Smith Judy Smith Michael Sobczak Michael Solan Tim Solan Sandi Span Jacinta Springer Seniors 125 Chris Spudic Shirley Starkey Harry Stavropolis Linda Steele Jennifer Stephen Peggy Stephens Johnny Stevens Sherry Stevens Charles Stevenson Donna Suda Jackie Sufak Paul Taylor 126 Seniors Jeff Sullivan Lisa Sumler Patty Sweet Sue Salapski checks on some information on career opportunities posted in the cafeteria. Lisa Taylor Valerie Tharp Tamera Theodore Mary Tokoly Patricia Townsell Melissa Tracey Herbert Treen Tim Tsouchlos David Turczi Jeff Turean Jamie Urbanski Dennis Valandingham Seniors 127 Cindy Wetzel Chuck Wheeler Debbie White Rena Williams Douglas Wilson Robert Woosley Kathy Wozniczka Sheryl Wright Larry Wrobel Mustafa Yoldash Seniors ROHU PAUL - Wrestling 1-4 SPRINGER. JACINTA ANN - Booster Club 3; Coo- WEAKLAND, WENDOLYN ANNE - Booster Club ROSS. KIMBERLY M. - Booster Club 3; NHS 3. 4; Powder PufT 3. 4; Teacher ' s Asst 3, 4; Basketball 2. 3: Who ' s Who 3. 4 ROZWARA. REBEC A - Mat Maid 4; Office Asst. 2. RUDER. SHARON L YNN - Photo Club 1. 2; Zoology Club 1.2 RUTKOWSKL JANET MARIE - Booster Club 1-4; Bowling Club 1: M-Club 1-4; Powder Pun 4; Track 1-4 RYANN, ANDY- Chem Club 3; Electronics Club 2-4; J; Timerettes 4; Beginning Choir 1 . SPUDIC, CHRISTINE MARIE - Cabinet 1. 2; Boost¬ er Club 3: Chem Club 3: Class Secretary 3: M-Club 2-4; Mortonite 3. 4(Sports Editor 4); Physics Club 4; Quill A Scroll 4; Tennis 2. 3: Volleyball 1: Basketball 1-4 (Cap¬ tain 4, All-State honorable Mention 4) STARKEY, SHIRLEY ANN — Booster Club 3. 4; Track 2: Volleyball 1-4 (Captain 4, All-Conference 3, 4; MVP 4); Basketball 1-4 (Captain 4) STAVROPOALIS, HARRY Beginning Choir 1; Girls Choir 3 WEATHERFORD. DEN A - Concert Choir 3. 4; Teacher ' s Asst. 4 WEIS. SHARRON L YNN - Cabinet 1-4■ Senator 1 2. 4; M-Club 3. 4; NHS 3, 4: Powder Puff 3. 4; Teacher ' s Asst 3. 4; Tennis 1. 3. 4; Volleyball 1-4 (Most Improved Player 3); Girl ' s State Alt. 3; Basketball 2: Who ' s Who 3; Booster Club 3, 4 WETHINCTON. DA VID A. - A-V Club 2; Bowling Club 2 Physics Club 4; Teacher ' s Asst. 4; Tennis 1-4; Thespians 3. 4; Track 2; Basketball 1; Stage Crew 3. 4; Top Hat Theater 3. 4 RYCERZ. BRIAN ANDREW - Outdoors Club 3; M- Club 1-4; Swimming 1-4 (Co-Captain 4) SAKO. TERESA - Photo Club 1; Teacher s Asst. 3. 4 SALACH, TIMOTHY J.L. - Cabinet . 2; Class Vice President 3; Cross Country 1-4 (Captain. MVP 3. 4); M Club 2-4; Mortonite 1-4 (Managing Editor 4); NFL 1-4 STEELE. LINDA - Concert Choir 4; Mixed Choir 2; Teacher ' s Asst. 3. 4; Beginning Choir 1; Girls Choir 3 STEPHENS. PEGGY JEAN - Cabinet 4. Booster Club 3. 4; Caring Club 3. 4; Chem Club 3; Cross Coun¬ try 2-4 ( Captain 4); M-Club 2-4; Physics Club 4; Powder PufT). 4; Track 1-4; Who ' s Who 3 STEVENS, JILL — Home Ec. Club 2; Zoology Club 2 STEVENS, SHERRY - Mat Maid 2-4; Office Asst. 1; 1 Powder Puff 3, 4; Timerettes 3 WHEELER, CHARLES - Teachers Asst. 3 WHITE, DEBBIE - Booster Club 4; DECA 4 (Vice- President); Powder Pun 4; Teacher ' s Asst. 3. 4 WILLIAMS, RENA - Booster Club 3. 4: Chem Club 3; Powder Pun4: Teacher ' s Asst. 2; Tennis 4; Timerettes 4; Travel Club 1 WILSON. DOUG - Thespians 3. 4: Basketball 1. 2 WILSON, MARK ALAN - Baseball 2-4; Football 1-4 Scroll 2-4 (President 3); Track 1-3 ; DAR Award4; Boy ' s State 3 SALAPSE 1. SUSAN HILARY - Booster Club 1-4; Chem Club 4; Powder Puff 3. 4; Quill A Scroll 4; Stage Band 1. 2; Teacher ' s Asst. 4; Top Hat 3. 4 (Opening Editor 4): Who’s Who 3; Marching Band 1. 2; Concert | STEVENSON, CHARLES — DECA 4 SUDA. DONNA MARIE - Stage Band 1.2; Marching SUFAK, JACQULINE MARIE - Booster Club 2-4 Teacher ' s Asst. 2, 3; Top Hat 3. 4 (Sports Editor 4); Basketball 1-4; Quill Jt Scroll 4 WIMMER, SCOTT - Football 4; Teacher s Asst. 2. 3 WOLAN, JOYCE M. - Mixed Choir 1-3; Photo Club 1; Teacher ' s Asst. 3 SANDERS. SHARON ANN SARVER. NANCY MARIE - Booster Club 1. 3. 4; Chem Club 4; Powder Pun3. 4; Quill A Scroll 4; Teach- Club 1-4 . M-Club 4; Mortonite 2-4 (Copy Editor 4); Physics Club 4; Powder Puff 3, 4; Quill A Scroll 3. 4 (Program Chairman 4); Travel Club 1; Volleyball 1-4 (Captain 2); Basketball . National Merit Semi-Finalist 4; Who ' s Who 3. 4; Equinox Staff 3. 4; IUN World Affairs Conference 4: Telluride Nominee 3 WOLSKI. MARY EILEEN - Mixed Choir 2; Begin¬ ning Choir 1; Girls Choir 3 WOODY. MARK — Football 4 Asst. 1.2; Journalism Institute 4 SAUCEDO. DIANE - Powder Pun 3. 4; Teacher ' s SULLIVAN, JEFF — Baseball 2-4; Caving Club 3; M- Club 2-4; Physics Club 4; Teacher ' s Asst. 3; Basketball 1. 2 Golf 4; Outdoors Club 2-4; Chess Club 2-4 (Treasurer 2. 3; Vice-President 4); Purdue Calumet Literary Award 3 SA YERS. CYNTHIA - Teacher s Asst. 1; Beginning Choir 2. 3 SUMLER, LISA - Teacher s Asst 2 WOZNICZKA. KATHLEEN — Booster Club 1, 2; Concert Choir 3. 4; Ensemble 3; Foreign Language Club 1; Mixed Choir 2; Beginning Choir 1; Girls Choir 4 SCHALLENKAMP. SUSAN - Booster Club 1-4; Cheerleader 1-4; Office Asst 3; Powder Pun 3. 4; Teacher’s Asst. 1. 2; Top Hat 3; Timerettes 3; Track 2; Travel Club 1 SCHULTZ. ALVIN SCHULTZ. KENNETH J. - A-V Club 1-4; DEC A 4. Club 1; Foreign Language Club 1-4 . Powder Puff 3. " I; TAYLOR, PAUL EDWARD — M-Club 1-4: Physics Club 4; Swimming 1-4 (Co-Captain 4) TOKOL Y.MARY- Teacher s Asst. 1; Who ' s Who 3,4 WROBEl, LARRY- Bowling Club 4; Physics Club 4; Teacher ' s Asst. 2 YOLDASH, YASEMIN - Home Ec. Club 2; Mat Maid 4; Mixed Choir 2, 3; OfTtce Asst. 3; Teacher ' s Asst. YOUNG. ROBERT - Outdoors Club 2; Teacher ' s Ensemble 4; Mixed Choir 2; Concert Choir 3. 4; Begin- ■ ning Choir 1 SCOTT. GREGORY - NFL 4; Chess Club 1-3 SHELLMAN. LINDA SHELLMAN. MARK - Bowling Club 4; Caving Club 3. 4. Concert Choir 3. 4; Photo Club 2; Teacher ' s Asst. 1; Thespians 2-4; Mixed Choir 2 SHELLMAN JR.. RUSSELL - Bowling Club 4; Cav¬ ing Club 3. 4; Concert Choir 3; Mixed Choir 2; Tea- SHINDLE. DA VID SIBLEY. RON - Teacher ' s Asst. 3 SLIWA. MICHAEL - Football 1-4; M-Club 2-4; NHS 3. 4; Physics Club 4; Powder Pun Coach 3; Soccer 1-4; Who’s Who 3 TOWNSELL, PATRICIA ANN - DECA 4; Teacher ' s Asst 3 TRACEY, MELISSA - Booster Club 1-4; Caving Club 3. 4; M-Club 4; Powder PufT 3. 4; Teacher s Asst 1; Timerettes 3. 4; Track 2-4; Travel Club TREEN. HERBERT - Clem Club 3; Who ' s Who 3. 4; Band 1-4 TSOUCHLOS, TIM - Chem Club 3. 4; Football 1; Foreign Language Club 1. 2; Golf 3; NHS 3; Physics Club 4; Top Hat Theater 3. 4; Who ' s Who 3, 4; D A D Club 3 TURCZL DAVE ULM. NICHOLAS — Teacher ' s Asst 1-4 l ! RBANSKI. JAMIE — Caving Club 3. 4; Herpetology ZABINSKI, GREG - Swimming 1. 2 ZAREMBA. KEVIN JAMES - Caving Club 3. 4; Chem Club 4: Drum Major 4; Physics 4 Teacher s Asst. 3; Thespians 2-4 (Vice-President 4); Band 2-4 ZAWADZKI. SUSAN L - Cabinet 1-3; Association Vice-President 4; Booster Club 1-4; Caving Club 1-4: Chem Club 3. 4; Concert Choir 4: M-Club 2-4; NFL 4; Physics Club 4: Powder Pun 3. 4; Teacher ' s Asst 1. 2; Tennis 1-4: Volleyball 1; Zoology Club 1: Girl ' s Slate 3. Basketball 1-4 ZISOFF, RHONDA LYNN - Teachers Asst 3. 4 SMITH. JUDITH - Office Asst 1. Teacher s Asst 2. SNYDER. DANIEL LEE - Electronics Club 3; For¬ eign Language Club 1; Photo Club 4; Track 2-4; Soccer SOBCZAK. MIKE — Football l-J; Homecoming Court 4; Powder Pun 3; Track 1. 2 SOLAN. TIMOTHY - Football 3. 4; Track 2-4; Chess Club 2-4; Who ' s Who 3. 4 SOY. TIM - DECA 4 VANDERVER, MELODY — Teachers Asst. 1. 2 VANDEWATER. WAYNE - Physics Club 2: Teach¬ er ' s Asst. l-J VAN METER. ROBERT S. VRANIC, MITAR — Homecoming Court 4; M-Club 1- 4: Mortonite 1-3; Soccer 1-4; Tennis 1-4; Basketball 1-4 WAGGONER. LAURA DAWN - Teachers Asst. 1 WALTERS, JIM P. 132 Underclass When one attends a concert, they see so many different faces. One begins to think, “Do I look like that?”, “Am that thin?”, or “Wow, he’s got good looks. ” The same general questions must run through the freshmen’s mind as they are faced with 1,000 new faces on the first days of high school. After completion of the sophomore year, one has made it halfway. Now all of the faces of teachers and students, and classes are familiar to the student. But then as a junior, all of the faces have become good friends and associates. Still, the faces have changed. Hairstyles are different, braces have come off, and students are taller. The underclassmen anxiously await the completion of the three years so that they will no longer be the “underclass”. UNDERCLASS CLASS OF ’84 The juniors had a busy year in 1982-83 in preparing for the Junior Senior Prom on April 29tb at Wicker Park Club House, which the junior class sponsors each year. The theme, “Just Between You and Me”, was voted on by the class. Junior year is thought of as a working year because of the financial responsibilities of the prom. The students raised money by selling can¬ dy and sponsored a dance. The class of ’84 discovered that the junior year is also a working year academically. Juniors kept busy throughout the year working on U.S. History and Am erican Literature, which are re¬ quired for graduation. Classes in the Science, Business, Math, English, Industrial Arts, Music, and Social Studies departments were taken as electives. Students also took the Scholastic Apti¬ tude Test in preparation for the college they plan to attend in the fall, after completing their senior year. One of the highlights in 1982-83 for the class of ’84 was Homecoming, in which the juniors placed second in float competition. A few privileges also came along with the re¬ sponsibilities of junior year. The class, who was second only to seniors, finally became “upper¬ classmen” for the first time since coming to Morton. Now the Class of ’84 takes on the re¬ sponsibility of “ruling the school. ” Ray Aguilar Lisa Alaniz Roy Alice Hank Antkowiak Kris Ashcraft Kim Bach Don Bacso Sue Bair § § r ft E $ a Jim Balczo Melissa Ballard Michelle Ballentine Janet Baranowski Adrianne Barnes Cindy Bat liner Mark Beal 0 $ 0 ' % Dawn Bednar Phil Benton Rich Berrones Brian Bewley Glen Blackburn Michele Blalock Sandie Bonomo Joan Borchert f s i»». Tracy Brandenburg Robert Brooks Chris Brown Linda Brown Debbie Buhring Kathy Campbell Rose Canarini Dawn Cantrell 1 2 t m 134 Juniors Juniors 135 - Dan Guzek Kim Haley Tracy Hall Donna Harakal Patricia Harrell Marie Harrigan Tammy Hayes X. Joel Hedrick 136 Juniors Lynda Kusbel Dawn Lawrence Renee Leaver Sue Leonard Bruce Lewis Dawn Lind Lisa Lipkovitch Kelli Long Manuel Lopez Eileen Lozano Jim Lucas Mary Lukachek Todd Lush Rob Mack inday Claudia Martinez Michele Muffelt Mary Mycka Rob Nevlida Kim Nowacki Jenny Oberc Kellie O ' Brien Robert Pain Tim Pa quin Maureen Patterson Mark Paulich Shelly Peardon Kris Pearson Lisa Phillippe Scott Pickel Sandi Pilpow Debbie Pirtle Steve Reeves hands in an assignment to Mr. Doug Fix in English class. Juniors 137 Mary Potosky Dan Prljevic Doreen Reyes Lisa Reyes Kim Rocky Tom Roderick Liz Rodriguez Roy Rogers Mike Rymarczyk Jerry Ryzewski Todd Saboff Tom Salat as Phil Sandlin John Santana Tim Sargent Scott Servies Tom Sexton Mike Shafer Ami Sherer Jeff Sinchak Pat Skeen Mark Smith Maria Sojka Paul Spasske Luanne Stanley Salena Steffy Jenny Storck Kim Stricklin 138 Juniors Juniors 139 CLASS OF ’85 The Sophomore class found out that fitting in at high school wasn’t as big a deal as they once thought at the start of their freshman year as it did not take long to blend in with the rest of the school and get into the routine of Morton Senior High. The class of ’85 had a good start by selling M M’s tQ raise money for the 1984 Junior Senior Prom and the Wicker Park Club House has been reserved for the event. One of the privileges of being a sophomore was being eligible to order a class ring. Students picked out the ring of their choice from the display at school or a local jeweler. Sophomores showed their school spirit by win¬ ning the chain link competition sponsored by the cheerleaders at Homecoming. Classes competed by donating a nickel for every link to make their chain the longest. The class of ’85 met their academic requirements for the year by taking Biology, English 3 4, and a Math class — General Math, Algebra, or Geome¬ try. 140 Sophomores 0 r 0 Ron Gabberl John Gallagos John Gassner Dare Garza Liliana Gediemeric Shelley George Rick Golgart Ed Gonya Sophomores 141 Rushing to the cafeteria after third hour paid off for Tony Hillard as he was served first. ' -V Debbie Hurley Donna Jasin _ 142 Sophomores Shawn Matthews Tira Matthews Peggy McCallister Kim McCormick Kathy McCrea Robin McCready Pat McGuire Sue McQuigg Daria Medley Ann Melton Jim Michelin Lisa Mihalic Michelle Mikicich Melinda Miley Nancy Minch Regina Morey Brian Morris % Ernie Nevlida Andrea Niemiec Greg Mold in Sean Nowak Kathryn Odegard Cathy Olson Tina Orange y Duane Purnick Brian Radermacher Joni Rafalski Mel Rambo Tony Ramsey Kris Reeder Dan Reid Mike Revere Sophomores 143 h Brian Tunis attentively feeds a ham- to 9 144 Sophomores CLASS OF ’86 It seems as though it was only yesterday the freshmen were just beginning elementary school and becoming a freshman seemed so far away. Now, a whole new lifestyle is underway for the Class of 1986. Middle school and high school hare many differ¬ ences, but each year a new class must make the adjustment. High school presented new courses, new teachers, and new schedules all at once; and the freshmen had to try to fit in to the new sur¬ roundings. Although the first year is the hardest; the tradi¬ tional beginning is over, and it’s time to turn atten¬ tion to the sophomore year. The sophomore year will be focused on preparing for the Junior Senior prom and the purchasing of class rings. The year 1982 closed leaving the freshmen with their first year of high school memories. Although the frosh may not agree, they are the luckiest class at Morton since the freshmen have three years remaining on what will someday be referred to as “The good old days. ” Brent Adams Tom Adams Greg Aguilera Don Allard Lori Allee Jeff Allen Erik Anderson Mike Andrews m el fa ft Is Angela Anguiano John Archibald Tony Arena Laura Arredondo Brian Aube Karen Aube Tammy Aubrey Carol Axarides ft r © o Tom Balczo Flavio Baldoni Emma Ball William Ball Terri Ballentine Jim Balta Linda Barker . Jim Barnes 0 $2. a w 0 a £ Lisa Barnett Melinda Bartock Jeff Barton Brian Bartoszek Dan Beal Don Bednar Renata Bicanic Dawn Blanchard § m w 43 - ■ 1 y %. ft 0 Karen Blount John Borucki Pamela Boyd Nolin Brandt Sam Brizzi John Brnicky Joe Bryant Russell Buckner 0 i _— L ,S ft. ff ft 1 146 Freshmen Class officers — left to right: Tierney Rodda and Monica Stage Front row: Amy Kostyo Paul Danial Shirley Daugherty Susan Dawson Stacy DeRoll ' Renee De Ya Garza Kathy Dock ins Julie Doedtman Robert Dutton Heather Eastland Derek Ebeltaft Bill Edinger Lotanya Edwards Tammie Edwards Sammy Eickleberry Stacy Eickleberry Kendra Eisenhart Dianna Elizando Robert Elizando Anthony Elizando Mike Ellis John Ellison Larry Estep Rich Farr Brian Ferquson Freshmen 147 Cindy Fortenberry Tracy Fosnaugh Bill Ferris Bill Figg Sherry Fritz Ron Frost Gina Furdeck Carol Gaddis Steve Gaskev Ed Gerka David Gillis Karyl Goggins Lisa Golec Dan Green Cheryl Gregory Maureen Gruener Carolyn Grubesic Janet Grzeczka Dena Gurley Christine Guterez Johnny Guterez Jeff GyetzlofT Laurie Hadarich Scott Harris Christopher Hart Dawn Hartzel l Sofia Hasson Chris Ha well Eric Herron Andy Hickman Jim Hines Melissa Hinton Brian Holiday Stacy Holland Patrick Hooper Kim Hylck Holly Ignas Steve Jadmak Kim Jackson Angela James Kim Jardoz Mary Jansky Barrv Jones Jeff Jovas 148 Freshmen 15 § Ss r«L fa A is 9 § A , I p A A a l Freshmen 149 Orlando Ochua Tom Olehik Jeff Orange Edwin Ortiz Dawn Pace Michele Paquin Sherri Parker Jeff Pazera Karen Pelfrey Tammy Pilipow Tina Poe Tammy Pruitt Tom Psuik Larry Pucalik Kevin Queer David Ramirez Judy Ramsey Denise Rebey Kim Reid Stephanie Reid Jim Rhodes Jerry Richardson Doug Riddell Kevin Robinson Tierney Rodda Colleen Roderick Melany Rutkowski David Salapski David Sandlin Amanda Sandor Angie Sarwacinski David Schane David Schneider Jeff Scott Theodore Semesky David Semon Lynn Shearer Cynthia Shy Erik Smeberg Sharon Smith 150 Freshman Janet Smitka Chris Smolder Mark Snedden Craig Spoerner Julie Spoerner Monica Stage Cindy Stanley William Stanley Cathy Starkey Sophia Stavropoulos Ken Stephens Jim Stevenson Cindy Storck Tracy Stricklin Kevin Sutherland Tim Sutton . Bill Tatum Robert Taylor Sue Taylor Lisa Tienes Michelle Troksa John Tucker Jeff Turner Julie Tyrka Angie Vasic Joe Villareal Dave Velasco Tom Vercinak Steven Vernengo Kristen Vlahos Tammi Vogel Dan Wells Freshman 151 1 Everyone at one time or another has sold or tried to sell something. One knows that courtesy, patients, and pleasantness are all a must. If one attempts to sell by telephone, a pleasing voice is required. If one attempts to sell in person, good grooming is essential. Also, advertising the product plays a major part of the actual success of selling the product. In advertisements catchy logos, prestigious people, and bright colors are used to capture the attention of the public eye. Advertising can be done in many ways: newspapers, radio, and neon signs. Advertising can even be done in a yearbook. This section contains 30 pages of advertisements that the Top Hat staff sold to businesses and organi¬ zations. The advertising, in turn, paid for a portion of the total cost of the yearbook. j ADS 154 Ads AP DAVIS SPORTS, INC. Awards, Sweaters, Jackets Lettering on Any Garment Trophies And Engraving 4532 Indianapolis Blvd. East Chicago 397-0274 Compliments Of CHRISTENSON CHEVROLET 9700 Indianapolis Highland, Indiana 4 lit WATCH REPAIR - RING REMOUNTS GIFTS - ENGRAVING MORTON ADULT ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION — President — Mr. Don Peardon — Vice President — Mr. John Balczo — 1st Vice President — Mr. Larry Stevens — Secretary — Mrs. Mary Ann Palucki — Treasurer — Mrs. Sue Savicz MERCANTILE NATIONAL BANK 3514 169th Street FRED V. MESSMAN. OWNER 7012 INDIANAPOLIS BLVO. JANE SULLIVAN. ASSISTANT HAMMOND, INDIANA 46324 HAMMOND MUFFLERS 6135 Kennedy Ave Hammond, Indiana 844-3939 Hammond, Indiana Member: F.D.I.C. Ads 155 Rev. D.A. Pallone Rev. R. Orlinski JACK’S CARRY OUT • Chicken • French Fries • Fish • Salads • Shrimp 6602 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, Indiana 844-3032 ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA CHURCH 6525 Kentucky Ave. Hammond, 844-9661 TRI-ELECTRONICS DIVISION OF TRI-CITY ELECTRIC COMPANY 6231 Calumet Avenue Hammond, Indiana Telephone Systems Professional Sound Mobile 2-Way Radio Design Consulting In Touch With Tomorrow 156 Advertising NEMCEK FLORIST 7034 Kennedy Ave. Hammond, Indiana 844-3013 Compliments Of JERSEY MAID ICE CREAM 4641 Hohman Avenue Hammond, 932-1122 HEAD-IN RECORDS AND TAPES 1919 169th Street Hammond, Indiana 844-7425 FI FIELD PHARMACY 2729 Kennedy Hammond, Indiana 844-8025 Advertising 157 dunhill FORMAL ATTIRE SALES AND RENTAL SERVICE HOURS: MON-THURS.-FRI 9:30 A.M.-9 P M 8926 INDIANAPOLIS BLVD. TUES. WED. 9:30 A.M.-5:30 P.M. HIGHLAND. INDIANA 46322 SAT 10 A M -5 P.M 923-6446 MUNSTER LUMBER COMPANY 330 Ridge Road Munster, Indiana HERFF JONES CO. George Kingsley Box 747 Monticello, IN (219) 583-3620 LOOMIS CYCLES SALES 6647 Kennedy Ave. Hammond, IN 844-4400 ill oc ken [funeral home BOCKEN FUNERAL HOME, INC. 7042 Kennedy Ave. Hammond, Indiana Mr Mrs George Bocken Mr Mrs John Ault Ads le Hessville 5 10 is the place Senior iris Spudic, chose f) do some Christmas ppping. - HESSVILLE 5 10 6803 Kennedy Ave. Hammond, Indiana 845-9545 LAKE FEDERAL SAVINGS LOAN 7048 Kennedy Ave. 845-0220 Ads Q.T. BRANDS, INC. “Candy Is Happiness” 6737 McCook Ave. 844-8060 VIRGIL HUBER FUNERAL HOME Jack Warren Huber Huber 7051 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, 844-1020 Mindf%fcBride, senior, Looks at one of the many tools at Lindy’s Hardware LINDY’S HARDWARE 6220 Kennedy Avenue Hammond 844-4520 Ads 162 Ads Eileen Lozano Michelle Taylor Captain Pam Wojcik Karen Stevenson Donna Tutush 164 Ads BOOSTER CLUB OFFICERS SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS 166 Ads THE 1982-83 TIMERETTES Maria Michelle Jacinta Laura Sheri Sojka Sojka Springer Troksa Zaremba Ads 167 CALUMET NATIONAL BANK Hammond, Indiana JEFFREY A. PESCHKE Agent Chem Club First Row — Tom Adams, Tammy Barnett, Robyn Kathy Kronland, Marybeth Carmen, Dave Irby. Third Hess, Dianna Engelhom, Cindy Kotlarz, Michelle Tay- Row — Kevin Zaremba, Cindy Psuik, Jerry Ryzewski, lor. Second Row — Jennifer Cox, Renata Plahtaric, Dan Prljevic, Rich Berrones, Cindy Batliner. 168 Ads BURGERS 165th Columbia 1830 45th Ave. Munster Hammond, Indiana 12 Ridge Road Munster Ads 169 VAN TIL’S SUPERMARKET 2635 169th Street Hammond, IN 844-5415 a dr risk 4 Mop PLEASANT VIEW The Ideal Family Restaurant Schererville, Indiana DAIRY MILK 2625 Highway Ave. 838-0155 Highland, IN 865-2000 At the Intersection of Routes 41 30 170 Ads BODIE PHOTOGRAPHERS “We’re Always There” 3037 45th Avenue, Highland, IN 924-0143 Ads 171 Sophomore Freshmen Officers Officers ERNIE’S BODY SHOP Over 30 Years Experience 3301 Grand Boulevard East Chicago Indiana 46312 Tel. 397-1831 Ernie Labas Tom Papierz 172 Ads Ads 173 First Row: Lisa Rodriquez, Dawn Bach, Lisa Jovas; Second row: Marlene Elizondo, Angie Keutzer; Third Row: Mark Gabbert 3639 169th St. Hammond, Ind. McDohafds. otialds r r wy 845-8625 PEPE’S Mexican Restaurants 6720 Indianapolis Bl. 845-3003 Rt. 41 Shererville 322-3414 Congratulations Class Of ’83 From Quill Scroll INVERT TELEPHONE 1219) 845-0431 Possible Protection 1, ' NE John R. Eppl Insurance Agency 808 KENNEDY AVE. JOHN R. EPPL HAMMOND. IND. 46323 MORTONITE 174 Ads DENNY’S DAIRY QUEEN 6642 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, Indiana 844-2755 Make yourplans big enough, so God can fit into them. Go For It in 1983!! We are interested in your school activities. The CALUMET PRESS Publishers of school newspapers 8411 Kennedy Ave., Highland, IN 838-0717 RESTAURANT And LOUNGE INC. 2739 Highway Ave. 838-3100 Highland Indiana Ben’s Inc. BATEMAN’S DOG N’ SUDS 8032 Kennedy Highland, In. Open Year-Round With Inside Dining Ads Cindy Psuik Organizations Editors ■ E mm Brenda Mulhert Managing EdiU TOP HAT 1983 PATRONS Harry and Dorothy Adams Family Mr. and Mrs. Alexander — David 72, Kathy ’75, Beth ’82 The Allee Family — Roy ’84, Lori ’86, Karen ’88, Kim ’91 Don and Kathy Anoskey — Mark ’77, Tim 79, Dan ’83 Mr. and Mrs. William Archer King Arthur’s Court James and Mary Babbitt — Mike 72, Chris 76, Janee ’80, Nancy ’83 The Bac Family — Jack 75, Michele 79, Jim ’81, Maureen ’83 Carol Young and Candy ’80, and Missy ’84 Ballard The Balczo Family The Ballentine Family — Michele, Terri, Shawn, Niko, James, Jillian, Christy Mr. and Mrs. John Barbara — John ’83, Kathy ’88 The Bass Family Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Bellamy and Jeff Jelenski ’83 Ron and Linda Bolta — Ron ’85, Jim ’86, Michele ’88 Mr. and Mrs. Donald Borchert and Joan ’84 Joan Borchert ’84 Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bouchter — Kathy 73, Mike 75, Joe 76, Dave 77, Barb 79, Pat ’81, Tom ’83, B.J. 92 The Boyan Family — Darcie, Nick, and Becky Mr. and Mrs. Willis Brown Mr. Don Casperson Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Contreras — Debbie ’83, Lisa ’85 Sam and Barbara D’Angelo — Nick ’80, Gina ’86 Mr. and Mrs. Martin Davis and Craig ’83 Mr. and Mrs. Chester Dec — Diane ’82, Debbie ’85 The Deltoro Family Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. DePeugh Mrs. Dixon The John B. Elo Family — John Jr. 76, Karen 78, Phil ’80, Brian ’84, Tim ’90 Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Farmer — Valerie 70, Debbie 72, Pam 73, Scott 76, Jenny 78, Laurie ’80, David ’83, Patty ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Val Fary — Michael , Ron ’81, Agie ’84 Mr. Doug Fix Mr. and Mrs. George Frizzell — Sherry 83 Coach Larry Getts Mr. and Mrs. John Gillis — Barbara 79, Jim ’81, Mary ’84, Dave ’86 Mrs. Pauline Godfrey Mr. and Mrs. Rafael Gonzalez and Family — Deanna ’83, Lisa ’85, Vanessa ’95, Liana ’98, Misty 2000 Mr. and Mrs. John Gordish — John ’82, Mark ’84 Mr. and Mrs. George Hall — Scott, Sherri, Julie, Mike Pat Hantz and Children — Kim ’81, Heidi ’83, Lizbeth ’89 Mr. and Mrs. Paul Heavner — John ’68, Martha ’69, Enoch 79, Robert ’83, Ed ’83 John and Carmen Hess — Beth 77, Gail 79, George ’81, John ’85 Edelmire Hernandez, and Family — Rose ’80, Ed Jr. 81, Robert 83, Jackie ’85, Debbie ’89 Miss Aletta Hicks Miss Colantha A. Hill Larry and Aggie Hladek — Lori 74, Cathy 76, Larry 78, Nancy ’81, Kelly ’83, Andy ’85, Oscar ’93 Mr. Ray Hladek - Carol ’82, Ray ’83, Renee ’83 Margaret Horvat Mr Phil Hruskovich and Deltachi Fraternity Hub Bookstore Steve and Jennine Jadrnak Sharon ’82, Steve ’86 The Floyd Johnson Family Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kepler and Family Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kostecki and Family — Tina ’83, Kevin 88 Mr. and Mrs. Greg Kruas Mr. and Mrs. John F. Kraus 178 Ads PAT RONS Mr. Dennis Kucer Mr and Mrs. John Kulesa — Kevin 76, Mary ’79, Tim ’84 Mrs. Joanne Nickla — Paul ’83 The O’Brien Family Debbie ’83, Kellie ’84 Mr. and Mrs. William R. Olson — Cathy ’85, Christine ’66, Clyde ’72, Clifford ’81 Biewenga The Ondo Family — Frances ”75, Rose ’78, Karen ’83 Mr. and Mrs. Tom Orange — Tina ’85, Jeff ’86 Mr. and Mrs. Santana Ortiz — Margie 79, Debbie ’80, Ed ’86 Debra Ann Palucki Ron Palucki Don and Sonja Peardon — Shelly ’84, Pam ’85, Kevin ’92 Pellinore, Shaun, Bridget, Guen, and Chauncy Mr. and Mrs. William Perez — Kim ’83, Cynthia ’84 Mary J. Petterson, State Representative District 11 The Plahtaric Family — Rehata ’84, Marianna ’92 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Potosky — Mary ’84 Mr. and Mrs. Savo Prljevic — Mike ’78, Dan ’84 Mr. and Mrs. Edmund J. Purnick Jr. — Chuck ’69, Priscilla ’81, Duane ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ladendorf — Mark ’73, Mike ’75, Dan ’79, Sue ’83 Mr. and Mrs. Steve Lipkovitch — Lisa ’84, Larry ’86 Mr. and Mrs. Raul Lozano — Teresa ’80, Raul A. ’81, Eileen 84, Steve ’88, John ’89, Maria ’93 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Maloney — Dan ’75, Mike ’76, Beth ’79, Ken ’85, Kris ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Mandichak Mr. and Mrs. Scott Markley and “Lil” Scott Tom and Lois Josway; Lori and Mindy McBride Mr. and Mrs. Richard Melton and Family The Michelin Family — Michele ’74, Mark ’75, Keith ’78, Brian ’80, Renee ’83, John ’84, Tim ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Don Mikicich — Michele ’85 Dawn 89 Patricia Mikuta and Family Morton’s Girls Basketball Team 1982-83 Morton High School Counselors Morton High School Secretaries Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mrvan Sr. Irene P. Mrvan Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Mulhern — Dorie ’75, Pat ’77, Tim 77, Sue 78, Brenda ’83, Mike ’88 Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Rafalski — Jimmy ’68, Jamie 72, Joni ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Guilliermo Ramirez — Monica 83, Mel ’87 Mrs. Mildred Reese Mrs. Shirley Rotenberg — Tracey 79, Justin 71 The Rutkowski Family — Janet ’83, Pam ’85, Susan ’91 Sarver Family — Lynn ’63, Cheryl ’64, Lori 71, Barb 74, Howie 76, Nancy ’83 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Slaboski Sliwa Family — Mike ’83 Mr. and Mrs. William Speelmon and Lance Mr. and Mrs. Mel Stasinski Mr. and Mrs. Quincy Stockdale Mr. and Mrs. Tom Szymaszek — Mike ’82, Renae ’84, Mark ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Tatum — Debbie ’80, Bill ’86, Jennifer ’89 Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland Travis Sr. and Family — Sharon 75, Nancy 76, Juanita 77, Cleveland Jr. 2, Roger ’82, Tina ’90 Mr. and Mrs. Fernando Vela Jr. and Family — Vicki 71, Ronni 72, Fernando III 76, Vincent ’80, Bridget ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wilson — Mark ’83, Brad ’86, Kara ’89 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woosley — Robert 83, Heather ’88, Melissa ’90, Lisa ’91 Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wrobel — Larry 83, Melanie ’86 Mr. and Mrs. Edward Zimmerman — Bill Todd ’84, Chris Todd ’88, Jeff Todd ’89 Ads 179 A Adams, Brent 60, 61, 63, 146 Adams, Terry 41 Adams, Tom 146, 168 Adkins, Billy 45, 140 Adkins, Susan 76, 113 Aguilar, Ray 51, 134, 136 Aguilera, Greg 146 Alaniz, Lisa 134 Aldridge, Myron 113 Alexander, Mrs. Beulah 102 Alexander, Mr. Ernest 102 Allard, Don 146 Allee, Lori 75,146 Allee, Roy 134 Allen, Jeff 146 Ally, Bob 140 Ally, Dan 113 Alter, George 140 Anderson, Curtis 51 Anderson, Doug 33, 51, 93, 113 Anderson, Eric 61, 146 Anderson, Ray 35, 140 Andrews, Mike 146 Anguiano, Angie 72, 146 Anoskey, Dan 71, 83, 113, 158, 177 Antkowiak, Hank 134 Antkowiak, Rich 140 Apgar, Ted 140 Archer, Mr. William 35, 51, 102 Archibald, John 146 Arena, Tony 146 Arens, Tony 37 Arnold, Joe 140 Arredondo, Laura 85, 146 Arredondo, Rudy 41, 82, 89, 140 Ashby, Greg 21, 33, 45, 113 Ashby, John 35, 45, 140 Ashcraft, Kristin 134 Asher, Mike 74, 140 Aube, Brian 146 Aube, David 85 Aube, Karen 146 Aubrey, Tammy 146 Axarides, Carol 146 INDEX B Babbitt, Nancy 59, 72, 80, 113 Bac, Maureen 5, 27, 72, 79, 80, 81, 88, 113, 162 Bach, Kim 134 Bachmeier, Gina 79, 140, 162 Bacso, Don 55, 80, 134 Bacus, Mr. Glen 102 Bair, Mrs. Sally 109 Bair, Sue 90, 134 Baker, Dixie 113 Baker, Mrs. Mary 109 Balczo, Bob 24, 51, 70, 82, 83, 95, 112, 113, 118, 166 Balczo, Jim 40, 41, 51, 134 Balczo, Tom 63, 146 Baldoni, Flavio 146 Ball, Emma 146 Ball, William 146 Ballard, Melissa 134 Ballentine, Michelle 71, 134, 177 Ballentine, Terri 75, 146 Balta, Jim 61, 63, 146 Balta, Ron 26, 33, 140 Banks, Tammy 79, 140, 162 Baranowski, Janet 73, 79, 134 Barbara, John 11, 70, 80, 81, 83, 113 Bardoczi, Anna 113 Bardoczi, Chris 113 Barker, Linda 75, 85, 146 Barnes, Adrianne 134 Barnes, Jim 146 Barnett, Lisa 146 Barnett, Tammy 73, 113, 168 Barrett, Austin 26, 41, 49, 113 Bartock, Melinda 85, 146 Barton, Jeff 61, 146 Bartoszek, Brian 146 Bass, Tom 33, 45, 48, 49, 113 Batliner, Cindy 27, 73, 78, 80, 134, 161, 168 Batliner, Tina 79, 85, 140 Beal, Dan 146 Beal, Mark 134 Beavers, Tim 134 Bednar, Dawn 134 Bednar, Don 45, 61, 146 Bednar, Doreen 65, 140 Bell, Scott 76 Bell, Theresa 2, 113 Benton, Phil 134 Beristain, Carlos 54, 55, 140 Berrones, Rick 36, 37, 73, 134, 168 Bewley, Brian 75, 134 Bicanic, Renata 75, 146 Biel, Mr. Adolph F. 100 Blackburn, Glen 85, 134 Blalock, Michele 134 Blanchard, Dawn 72, 85, 146 Blount, Karen 146 Bobowsky, Mr. Stanley 102 Bogunovich, David 113 Boland, Kathleen 113 Bolinger, Mr. John 82, 102 Bolsega, Debbie 113 Bonilla, Liz 56, 74, 114 Bonomo, Sandy 26, 43, 134 Borchert, Joan 59, 80, 134 Borucki, John 75, 146 Bowen, John 114 Bowker, Howard 72, 114 Boyan, Nick 16 Boyd, Pam 77, 85 Boyles, Paul 85 Brady, Carol 114 Brandenburg, Traci 134 Brightwell, Laretha 9, 114 Brilmyer, Jim 114 Brizzi, Sam 146 Brnicky, John 146 Brooks, Robert 134 Brooks, Tanya 114 Brown, Chris 134 Brown, Earl 114 Brown, Linda 27, 74, 79, 134, 162 Brown, Lori 93, 114 Brown, Robert 37, 140 Brown, Mrs. Ruby 85, 102 Brown, Tammy 76 Brown, Vickey 2, 58, 59, 114, 118 Brzozkiewicz, Colleen 140 Bryant, Joe 146 Buckner, Russell 75, 146 Buhring, Debbie 81, 84, 134 Bukowski, Shelly 13 Bulkowski, Dawn 140 Bullion, Chris 140 Bundy, Francine 147 Burns, Belinda 77, 79, 84, 147 Burr, Mrs. Marcia 102 Butler, Mrs. Yolonda 100 Button, Mark 85, 140 c Calbrese, Tony 147 Campbell, Dawna 65, 85, 147 Campbell, Kathy 73, 81, 85, 88, 134 Canarini, Rose 134 Cantrell, Dawn 134, 167 Caraballo, Noel 51, 74, 135 Carmon, Mary Beth 79, 80, 135, 162, 168 Carter, Katheryn 114 Casiano, Fred 33 Casiano, Mia 147 Casperson, Mr. Don 102 Catania, Ron 12, 55, 114 Caudle, Theresa 114 Cavanaugh, Jennifer 73, 114 Caylor, Jill 114 Chance, Rob 140 Chidester, Mr. Charles 102 Christopher, Sue 75, 85, 147 Chronister, Bruce 33, 140 Clair, Miss Wilma 102 Clark, Brian 33, 45, 74, 140 Clark, Donna 147 Clark, Emily 75, 76, 135 Clark, Glenda 77, 140 Clark, Rob 61, 63, 147 Clark, Roger 85, 140 Clark, Terry 50, 51 180 Index Clark, Tresa 114 Clay, Richard 147 Clemens, Ben 140 Clemens, Bob 61, 147 Clemens, Hope 147 Coberg, Tony 77, 147 Cochrane, Danny 114 Coja, Steve 45, 61 Cole, Bruce 147 Cole, Fred 72, 140 Coleman, Scott 51, 75, 83, 135 Colins, Mrs. Karen 102 Collins, Pbylleda 140 Companion, Shari 80, 135, 167 Constant, Craig 51, 135 Contreras, Debbie 27, 79, 114, 162, 167 Contreras, Lisa 85, 140 Cookston, Janet 135 Coolidge, Mr. Robert 103 Coots, Carolyn 114 Corak, Tom 48, 49, 114 Corballal, Richard 147 Corbett, Debbie 135 Cordell, Richard 135 Comelison, Kim 147 Cornwell, Michael 115 Cox, Don 75, 85, 147 Cox, Jennifer 5, 76, 80, 84, 115, 166, 168 Cox, Linda 91, 135 Cox, Pamela 115 Cox, Rodney 140 Cox, Steve 140 Cozza, Steve 147 Craig, Mrs. Elaine 103 Crisp, Lisa 115 Croft, Randy 135 Crouch, Robert 135 Cruz, Emily 75, 140 Cruz, Linda 115 Csicsko, Kathy 78, 140 Cudzillo, Mary Ann 115 Culbertson, Mrs. Virgene 103 Cummins, Lisa 135 Cummins, Roxana 79, 115 Curiel, Loius 115 Czaja, Mike 36, 37, 55, 72, 82, 135 Czemiak, Jim 33, 14fl D D’Angelo. Gina 147 Damiano, Mr. Michael 103 Damiano, Mrs. Carol 103, 112 Daniels, Paul 45, 61, 147 Darrough, Debbie 140 Daugherty, Shirley 147 Davidson, Lori 17 Davidson, Stan 115 Davidson, Theresa 140 Davidson, Wes 140 Davis, Craig 25, 26, 33, 115 Davis, Mrs. Shirley 103 Dawson, Susan 74, 147 Dec, Debbie 71, 83, 140, 176 Dehenes, Steve 115 DeLaGarza, Renee 74, 85, 147 Del Toro, Felix 37, 80, 135 Depeugh, Mr. Joe 104 De Rolf, Rhonda 140 De Rolf, Stacy 77, 85, 147 Desmond, Susan 74, 115 Deutsch, Ellen 79, 83, 115 Dills, Dan 27, 41, 49, 135 Dills, Jim 27, 41, 70 Dixon, Mrs. Dorothy 104 Doan, Dan 85, 141 Doan, Darrin 49 Dockins, Kathy 75, 85, 147 Dockins, Tina 135 Dodd, Jeanette 75, 141 Dodson, Mike 35, 45, 51, 135 Doedtman, Julie 147 Doedtman, Pam 135 Doloszycki, Bill 141 Domsic, Beth 59, 80, 81, 85, 141 Donnelly, Terry 115 Dorsey, Miss Pam 65 Doughman, Brian 115 Doughman, Troy 135 Downen, Greg 115 Drach, Jim 115 Dujan, Chris 13, 27, 79, 115, 162 Dunlap, Janet 141 Dutton, Robert 147 E Earl, Jeff 33, 45, 75 Eastland, Heather 147 Ebeltoft, Darrin 115 Ebeltoft, Derek 47, 147 Edinger, Bill 63, 85, 147 Edwards, Latonya 41, 75, 85, 147 Edwards, Tammy 65, 75, 147 Egan, Mary 58, 59 Eickleberry, Sammy 147 Eickleberry, Stacey 94, 147 Einbinder, Edie 79, 115 Einbinder, Sheri 79, 116, 162, 167 Eisenhart, Kendra 147 Eisenhart, Traci 135 Elgas, Mr. Stanley 104 Elish, Mrs. Florence 109 Elizando, Anthony 63, 147 Elizando, Dianna 147 Elizando, Robert 60, 61, 147 Elliot, Dana 141 Ellis, Karen 116 Ellis, Mike 8, 147 Ellison, Coy 135 Ellison, John 77, 147 Elmore, Tracy 72, 116 El Naggar, Dr. Knalil 104 Elo, Brian 33, 45, 49, 71, 83, 135, 177 Engelhorn, Dianna 73, 135. 168 F Falk, Renee 76. 84. 135 Farmer, David 116 Farmer, Patty 65, 141 Farr, Jamie 135 Fary, Angie 79, 81, 83 135 Fellows, Gerry 116 Fenyves, Tony 135 Ferando, Judy 59, 116 Ferguson, Brian 85 Ferris, Bill 63, 148 Ferris, Dave 141 Figg, Bill 148 Fiscus, Greg 55, 72, 116 Fisher, Rich 148 Fisher, Tina 141 Fix, Mr. Doug 81, 104 137 Fleming, Greg 116 Flitar, Diane 85, 148 Florig, Mrs. Martha 109 Floyd, Mrs. Elizabeth 109 Fortenberry, Cindy 148 Fortenberry, Michelle 135 Fosnaugh, Tracy 74, 77, 148 Foster, Mrs. Nikki 100 Fout, Benny 76, 85, 148 Fout, Tami 74, 135 Fox, Kevin 148 Franks, Mary Jean 71, 79, 80, 81, 83, 85, 141, 176 Frigo, Jody 2, 116 Fritz, Shelley 12, 21, 27, 59, 78, 92, 116, 161 Fritz, Sherry 78, 148 Frizzell, Sherry 71, 82, 83, 116, 177 Frost, Diann 34, 35, 72, 80, 135, 167 Frost, Ron 35, 148 Furdeck, Gina 148 G Gabbert, Mark 135 Gabbert, Ron 82, 141 Gaddis, Carol 74, 77 , 148 Galambus, Tom 135 Gallagos, John 141 Garza, Dave 141 Garza, Gloria 116 Gaskey, Steve 148 Gassner, John 141 Gatlin, Bob 21, 25, 33, 49, 116 Gatlin, Tom 49 Gawron, Phillip 135 Gediemeric, Liliana 141 Gensel, Tony 135 Gentry, Dave 49 Georgas, Mr. Jack 49, 104 George, Shelley 141 Gerka, Ed 61, 148 Gerka, Rob 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 73, 75, 81, 116 Getts, Mr. Larry 61 Gil, Pete 25, 32, 33, 49, 116 Gillard, Mrs. Jan 83, 104 Gillis, David 61, 148 Gillis, Mary 71, 79, 80, 83, 135, 167, 177 Glover, Christi 135 Clutb, Mr. Robert G. 100 Goggins, Karyl 77, 148 Index 181 Golec, Bob 32, 33, 135 Golec, Lisa 78, 148 Golgart, Rick 64, 141 Gomez, Ed 55, 135 Gonya, Ed 141 Gonyea, Michael 116 Gonzalez, David 116 Gonzalez, Deanna 72, 116 Gonzalez, Henry 45, 55 Gonzalez, Lisa 79, 85, 141 Gonzalez, Sue 26, 39, 43, 79, 135 Gordish, John 54, 55 Gordish, Mark 26, 33, 135 Gordon, Dan 49 Graban, Garry 12, 22, 25, 27, 74, 53, 80, 81, 116 Grach, Greg 141 Greaney, Michael 116 Green, Dan 148 Greer, Catherine 83, 117 Gregory, Cheryl 148 Gresham, Dan 25, 33 Gresham, Paul 117 Griffith, Ron 141 Grimberg, Paul 117 Grubesic, Carolyn 85, 148 Grubesic, Mrs. Betty 109 Gruener, Maribeth 13, 14, 25, 26, 39, 43, 79, 81, 117, 118 Gruener, Maureen 78, 85, 148 Grusziewicz, Susan 117 Grzeczka, Janet 148 Guernsey, Ron 117 Guerra, Albert 55, 73 Guerro, Elvira 27 Guiden, Theresa 76, 79 Gurley, Dena 148 Gurcbek, Jim 117 Guterez, Christine 148 Gutierrez, David 141 Gutierrez, George 1 Gutierrez, JoAnn 85 Gutierrez, John 76, 148 Gutierrez, Lucy 141 Guzek, Dan 41, 49, 136 Gyetzloff, Jeff 148 H Hadarich, Laurie 148 Haley, Kim 27, 79, 136, 162 Hall, Brett 117 Half Mr. George 33, 104 Hall, Mrs. Jane 105, 140 Hall, Sue 75, 117 Hall, Tracy 74, 84, 96, 136 Hankins, Scott 24, 25, 55, 73, 80, 81, 117 Hansen, Lisa 117 Hanson, Melanie 117 Hantz, Heidi 118 Harakal, Donna 79, 80, 136, 163 Harney, Edd 65, 70, 81, 82, 83, 85, 88, 141, 145 Harrell, Patricia 136 Harrigan, Marie 72, 136 Harris, Kelly 26, 118 Harris, Scott 148 Hart, Christopher 148 Hartlerode, Debra 118 Hartzell, Dawn 148 Hasson, Sofia 148 Hatfield, Gail 27, 79, 141, 163 Ha well, Chris 148 Hayden, Mr. Jeff 112 Hayes, Tammy 43, 79, 136 Heavner, Ed 45, 72, 73, 76, 118 Heavne r, Robert 72, 73, 118 Hedrick, Joel 45, 51, 136 Heflin, Dennis 23. 72, 76, 84, 118 Hendricks, Joy 136 Hendrix, Teresa 41, 74, 136 Hensley, Angela 136 Henson, Samantha 91, 118 Hernandez, Jackie 85, 142 Hernandez, Rob 25, 32, 33, 49, 118 Herring, Jerri 142 Herring, Jody 79, 136 Herron, Eric 148 Herron, Kim 142 Hess, John 33, 51, 141 Hess, Robyn 118, 167, 168 Hickman, Andy 148 Hicks, Miss Aletta 39, 105 Higgins, Charles 136 Hilbrich, Todd 72, 136 Hill, Mrs. Colantha 105, 135 Hill, Mrs. Kathleen A. 100 Hillard, Tony 142 Hines, Jim 148 Hinton, Melissa 148 Hladek, Andy 35, 51, 64, 88, 142 Hladek, Kelly 14, 25, 26, 38, 39, 43, 80, 81, 118 Hladek, Ray 13, 49, 118 Hladek, Renee 26, 38, 39, 80, 118 Hodson, Mr. Don 105 Holiday, Brian 45, 148 Holiday, Jeff 136 Holland, Becky 118 Holland, Stacey 148 Hoilier, Mike 47 Holmes, Arthur 118 Hooper, Pat 75, 148 Hooper, Raymond, 72, 119 Horton, Kevin 142 Horvat, Rich 72 Hoskins, Dave 33, 142 Howell, Chris 85 Hruskovich, Mr. Phil 93, 105 Huber, Mr. Rick 103, 105 Hudkins, Kris 119 Huls, Mr. Don 105 Hulsey, Linda 75, 80, 136 Hunt, Darrell 119 Hunter, James 119 Hurley, Debbie 85, 142 Hurt, Eugene 119 Hutchinson, Robert 119 Hylek, Cheryl 76, 79, 136 Hylek, Kim 77, 79, 148 I Ignas, Holly 80, 85, 148 Irby, David 73, 136, 168 J Jackson, Kim 148 Jacobson, Tracy 136 Jadrnak, Steve 148, 170 Jaime, Hilda 119 Jakov, Tom 119 James, Angela 148 James, Jerry 33, 136 Jameyfield, Sandy 41, 76, 119 Jamie, Jamie 136 Jancich, Mr. Greg 49, 64, 105 Jancich, Mrs. Helen 104, 105 Jansky, Mary 35, 148 Jarosz, Kim 80, 85, 8 Jasin, Donna 142 Jasin, Joan 72, 79, 136 Jazyk, Betty 79, 80, 142 Jelenski, Jeff 70, 71, 73, 83, 119 Jen, Ed 37, 136 Jen, Patrick 82, 142 Jemigan, Mike 136 Johnson, Debbie 142 Johnson, Don 45, 136 Johnson, Mary 27, 75, 96, 142 Jolink, Tim 33, 45, 136 Jones, Barry 148 Jones, Darrel 33, 34, 50, 51, 119 Jovas, Jeff 63, 72, 148 K Kaminsky, Carl 136 Kaminsky, Mike 142 Kansfield, Chris 47, 75, 119 Kansfield, Matt 75 Kantor, Lori 149 Kargas, Shawn 142 Kasper, Sandra 119 Kasper, Valerie 136 Keilman, Lisa 119 Kelley, Chris 119 Kelley, Tammy 149 Kelly, Jim 136 Kepler, Mr. Fred 53, 148 Kerr, Sue 136 Kessler, Keith 33, 51, 136 Keutzer, Angie 27, 78, 79, 80, 134, 136, 161, 166, 167 Key, David 72, 142 Key, Robert 119 Kielbasa, Michelle 80, 149 Kielbasa, Mike 49 Kielbasa, Susan 21, 27, 72, 73, 79, 80, 81, 112, 119, 158, 163, 166 Kilar, Tina 136 Kilar, Tom 61, 149 Kinder, Jeff 142 King, Laurie 136 King, Vince 149 Kirk, John 119 Kirleis, Wendy 78, 149 Klamut, Anne 119 Klasak, Gary 119 Klaubo, Mike 72, 142 182 Index Knight, Chris 142 Kocoj, Joe 72, 142 Koharchik, Chris 79, 136 Kolbus, Mrs. Emily 105 Komyatti, Paul 26, 33, 92, 120 Kopanda, Julie 79, 83, 136 Kopercinski, Mr. Pete 47 Kostecki, Tina 71, 83, 120, 157, 159 Kostyo, Amy 74, 80, 85, 147, 149 Kotecki, Mike 64, 142 Kotlarz, Cindy 73, 120, 123, 168 Kotvasz, Cheryl 75, 76, 84, 120 Kovacek, Mrs. Joyce 105 Kozial, Jerry 149 Kozlowski, Caroline 76, 142 Kozlowski, Lisa 85, 149, 170 Krachenfels, Mark 72, 149 Krachenfels, Michael 120 Krieter, Danny 149 Krivo, Joanne 73, 80, 136 Krivo, Marianne 120 Krizman, Anita 149 Krizman, Elizabeth 149 Krizman, Jim 136 Kronland, Kathie 72, 73, 120, 168 Kroush, Penny 74, 142 Kruse, Karen 72, 120 Krzan, John 64, 142 Kucer, Mr. Dennis 72, 105 Kulesa, Tim 37, 51, 73, 82, 136 Kusbel, Lynda 136 L Labas, Mrs. Lucille 106 Lacombe, Sam 51 Lacy, Mrs. Mary 106 Ladendorf, Sue 11, 27, 70, 72, 80, 83, 120 La Fond, Tammy 149 Lain, Dawn 142 Lambert, Sheri 80, 85, 149 Land, Regina 142 La Salle, Stacey 79, 81, 85, 142 Lash, Brenda 77, 85, 142 Lawerence, Dawn 137 Leaver, Renee 137 Lee, Jerry 137 Lee, Roger 142 Leona, Tracy 149 Leonard, Sue 137 Lesher, Patti 120 Le Vander, Danielle 79, 85, 120 Lewis, Bruce 35, 51, 137 Lewis, Dawn 85 Lewis, Kelly 35 Lewis, Lynn 76, 120 Liesenfelt, Jim 77, 84, 85, 149 Lind, Dawn 76, 137 Lindsey, Mr. David 73, 106, 146 Lipka, Amy 80, 149 Lipkovitch, Larry 74, 149 Lipkovitch, Lisa 70, 79, 83, 137 Loehrke, Mrs. Carol 106 Long, Ed 142 Long, Kelli 137 Lopez, Basilio 75, 85, 149 Lopez, Irene 142 Lopez, Manuel 134, 137, 166 Lopez, Robert 63, 149 Lorendo, Melinda 149 Love, Michael 120 Lozano, Eileen 71, 73, 79, 80, 83, 85, 137, 163, 167, 176 Lucas, Jim 137 Lucas, Thyra 142 Ludford, Kim 120 Luin, Dawn 85 Lukacek, Christopher 121 Lukacek, David 72 Lukachek, Mary 137 Lukasneff, Tina 149 Lukaszak, Marianne 121 Luketic, Mr. Nick 106 Lundahl, Mrs. Betty 106 Lundgren, Mrs. Alberta 81, 106 Lush, Todd 41, 137 Luttringer, Ms. Linda 106 M Maas, Chris 121 Macenski, Gigi 72, 121 Machuca, Sandi 65, 77, 79, 85 Machuca. Sue 65. 85. 149 Mackinday, Rob 54, 55, 136 Magurany, Nancy 57 Maicher, Mr. Don 106 Mallard, Robert 149 Maloney, Ken 64, 142 Maloney, Kris 65, 79, 142 Mandichak, Heidi 35, 112, 121, 166 Mann, Mrs. Norma 106, 146 Manns, Julie 76 Marcinek, Mr. Russ 41, 106 Marcum, John 47, 61, 149 Markley, Mr. Scott 70, 71, 83, 106 Markovich, Bob 55 Marlatt, Kelly 142 Marla tt, Todd 33, 51 Martin, Joe 61, 149 Martin, Venita 121 Martinez, Lydia 94 Martinez, Claudia 73, 79, 80, 85, 136 Martz, Danny 74, 142 Masick, John 33, 47, 55, 142 Mateja, Mr. Phil 101 Matlock, Michael 75, 149 Matthews, Shawn 143 Matthews, Sherry 79, 121, 167 Matthews, Tira 143 Matthewson, Tom 75, 149 Matus, Leilani 59 Matusik, Kim 137 May, Boby 149 Mayerik, Mr. Dan 95, 107, 150 McAfee, Richard 45, 121 McBride, Melinda 121, 159, 160 McCallister, Mrs. Ardith 109 McCallister, Peggy 143 McCarthy, Mrs. Debra 107 McCormick, Kim 143 McCrea, Kathy 143 McCready, Robin 143 McGee, Marty 121 McGuire, Pat 143 McKenzie, Sharon 121 McQuigg, Suzanne 85, 143 Meadows, Billy Jo 149 Medley, Cary 137 Medley, Darla 143 Meier, Nancy 121 Meister, Herr Dieter 85, 89, 107 Melton, Ann 78, 143, 161 Mendoza, Albert 55, 137 Mendoza, Ginger 137 Mendoza, Tony 61 Michelin, Jim 143 Michelin, John 33, 45, 95, 137 Michelin, Renee 121 Mick, Roberta 79, 137 Mielenz, Bobbi 85, 145 Mihalic, Lisa 85, 143 Mihalic, Melissa 137 Mihalov, Lil 56, 57 Mikicich, Michele 75, 79, 80, 85, 143 Mikler, Mrs. Pam 107 Mikula, Justine 149 Mikula, Mark 76, 84, 137 Mikuta, Ms. Pat 107, 135 Miley, Brad 55, 121 Miley, Melinda 143 Miley, Mike 80, 121 Miller, Dawn 76, 79, 121 Mills, Rick 45 Minch, Jack 33, 137 Minch, Nancy 65, 143 Mirales, Karen 76, 121 Mitchell, Mary Ann 121 Molnar, Mr. John 16, 101 Monos, Matthew 90, 121 Montgomery, Cindy 149 Montgomery, Tim 137 Moore, Randy 149 Morey, Regina 65, 143 Morris, Brian 33, 143 Morris, Daryl 121 Moskalick, Michele 12, 22, 39, 76, 79, 84, 96, 122 Mudra, Mrs. Linda 107 Muffett, Michelle 76, 78, 80, 96, 137 Mulhern, Brenda 27, 71, 83, 122, 168, 176, 187 Munsi, Jeff 150 Murchek, Pam 59 Murdock, Valerie 150 Murphy, Ann 150 Mycka, Mary 137 N Neff, Linda 76 Nelson, Mr. George 108 Nevers, Kris 85 Index 183 Nevlida, Ernie 143 Nevlida, Rob 82, 137 Neyhart, Cindy 79, 122, 167 Nickla, Paul 122 Niemiec, Andrea 143 Noldin, Greg 51, 64, 143 Nordyko, Kim 150 Nowacki, Kim 59, 79, 137 Nowak, Sean 85, 143 o Oberc, Jenny 137 O’Brien, Debbie 73, 122, 159, 160 O’Brien, Kellie 90, 137 Ochoa, Orlando 85, 150 Odegard, Kathy 75, 143 O’Dell, Russell 74 Oldenberg, Dawn 122 Olehik, Tom 150 Olenik, Cindy 122 Olson, Cathy 47, 79, 80, 81, 85, 141, 143 Ondo, Karen 76, 85, 122 Opinker, Debbie 2, 9, 122 Orange, Jeff 61, 63, 150 Orange, Tina 143 Oros, Barbara 26, 39, 80, 122 Orriols, Ruth 72, 122 Ortiz, Ed 61, 85, 150 Ossanna, Christopher 122 Ostoich, Jane 12, 25, 27, 78, 81, 122, 161 Owen, Anthony 122 Owen, Julie 122 Owens, Robert 122 Owens, Ted 122 P Pace, Dawn 79, 85, 150 Palucki, Debra 27, 71, 78, 83, 107, 122, 161, 177 Palucki, Ron 51 Paquin, Michelle 78, 79, 85, 150 Paquin, Robert 137 Paquin, Tim 33, 45, 55, 74, 137 Paris, Monica 122 Parker, John 50, 51 Parker, Sherri 150 Parsanko, David 118, 122 Patrick, Brenda 123 Patrick, Debbie 143 Patterson, Maureen 72, 76, 79, 137 Paulich, Mark 137 Paulick, Mrs. Georgia 109 Paunovich, Kim 123 Paunovicb, Nick 52 Pavlick, Kim 79, 123, 163 Payonk, Eileen 58, 59 Pazera, Jeff 77, 150 Peardon, Pam 71, 79, 80, 83, 143, 166, 177 Peardon, Shelly 79, 137 Pearman, Timothy 82, 123 Pearman, Tom 5, 123 Pearson, Craig 123 Pearson, Kris 137 Pelfrey, Karen 75, 150 Penza to, Mr. Onie 108 Perez, Kim 27, 71, 123, 159, 176 Peterson, Dirk 12, 36, 37, 123 Petitt, Bob 82, 143 Petkovich, Vlado 40, 41, 143 Petterson, Mrs. Mary 92, 108 Phillippe, Lisa 70, 137 Piemental, Mr. 55 Pietrzak, Barbara 123 Picket, Scott 137 Pickens, Bill 143 Pilipow, Sandi 137 Pilipow, Tammy 150 Pinkerton, Jodi 72, 123 Pirtle, Debbie 137 Pirtle, Pat 143 Plahtaric, Renata 73, 79, 80, 138, 163, 168 Podsiadlik, Mark 77, 123 Podsiadlik, Mike 77 Podsiadlik, Vincent 77, 123 Poe, Tina 150 Polito, Samuel 76, 83, 84, 123 Poole, Sherri 79, 138 Porter, Carl 76, 143 Porter, Mrs. Joan 109 Potosky, Mary 79, 80, 138, 163 Powell, Christina 80 Powers, Jeff 143 Powers, Michelle 79, 83, 123 Pratt, Richard 123 Price, Darla 57 Prljevic, Dan 15, 37, 55, 138, 168 Pruitt, Tammy 150 Psuik, Cindy 71, 73, 79, 80, 83, 85, 138, 166, 168, 176 Psuik, Tom 61, 150 Pucalik, Larry 150 Pulkowski, Shelley 74, 79, 80, 138, 163 Pulley, Diane 76, 123 Pulley, Robert 77 Purnick, Duane 33, 143 R Radarich, Laurie 85 Radermacher, Brian 143 Radermacher, Ed 138 Rafalski, Joni 27, 79, 143, 163 Rakoczy, Michele 73, 80, 85, 138 Rambo, Mel 143 Ramirez, David 61, 63, 85, 150 Ramirez, Monica 72, 73, 124 Ramsey, Judy 65, 75, 85, 150 Ramsey, Tony 75, 143 Randall, Mrs. Eleanor 108 Ratajczak, Laurie 72, 76, 124, 167 Rebey, Denise 72, 79, 150 Reding, Gayle 72, 76, 79, 124 Reeder, Kris 3 Reeves, Steve 137 Reid, Carrie 14, 25, 38, 39, 43, 79, 124 Reid, Chris 94 Reid, Dan 75, 143 Reid, Kim 150 Reid, Stephanie 77, 150 Reis, John 48, 49 Relinski, Pamela 124 Revere, Mike 40, 41, 143 Reyes, Doreen 73, 79, 138, 163 Reyes, Lisa 138 Rhodes, Jim 63, 150 Richardson, Jerry 61, 150 Richardson, Melisa 73, 80, 138 Reyes, Lisa 138 Rhodes, Jim 63, 150 Richardson, Jerry 61, 150 Richardson, Melisa 73, 80, 138 Richmond, Bill 45, 124 Riddell, Charlene 75, 138 Riddell. Doug 76, 82, 150 Riddell, Ronald 76, 124 Roach, Dan 52, 53 Roach, Michelle 8, 80 Robertson, Alex 124 Robertson, Theresa 124 Robinson, Kevin 150 Rochner, Diane 124 Rocky, Kim 138 Rodda, Tierney 74, 85, 147, 150 Roderick, Colleen 77, 150 Roderick, Tom 138 Rodriquez, Debbie 144 Rodriquez, Liz 85, 138 Rogers, Roy 138 Rohl, Paul 45, 124 Romero, Mr. Joel 82, 108 Ross, Kim 124 Rotenberg, Mrs. Shirley 108 Rovi, Mike 144 Rozwara, Becky 124 Ruder, Margaret 144 Ruder, Sharon 124 Ruff, Mr. Walter 108 Rusher, Jim 144 Rutkowski, Janet 79, 124 Rutkowski, Melany 150 Rutkowski, Pam 79, 144, 163 Ryann, Andy 23, 73, 82, 84, 124 Rycerz, Brian 47 Rycerz, David 124 Rycerz, Robert 47 Rymarczyk, Mike 138 Ryzewski, Jerry 33, 73, 138, 168 s Saboff, Todd 82, 138 Sako, Teresa 124 Salach, Tim 14, 24, 25, 27, 34, 35, 70, 73, 81, 83, 124 Salapski, David 61, 63, 150 184 Index Salapski, Susan 27, 71, 83, 92, 124, 126, 177 Salatas, Tom 138 Sampson, Bill 144 Sanders, Dr. Frank 101 Sandlin, Dave 35, 63, 150 Sandlin, Phil 77, 138 Sandlin, Tom 55 Sandor, Amanda 150 Santana, Dave 144 Santana, John 85, 138 Sarang, Frank 125 Sargent, Tim 138 Sarver, Nancy 16, 27, 71, 73, 79, 83, 125, 177 Sarwacinski, Angie 150 Saucedo, Diane 57, 125 Sayers, Cynthia 125 Scartozzi, Rich 53, 125 Schallenkamp, Susan 27, 78, 125, 161, 167 Schaller, Steve 72, 76 Schane, David 150 Schilling, Jim 144 Schneider, Dave 61, 150 Schomber, Natalie 144 Schultz, Alvin 125 Schultz, Kenny 76, 77, 125 Scott, Greg 81, 88, 125 Scott, Jeff 150 Scott, Paula 79, 85, 144, 145 Scott, Steve 74, 82 Scott, Tina 144 Semesky, Theodore 150 Semirosum, Don 144 Semon, David 150 Serafin, Mr. Bob 45 Servies, Scott 72, 73 138 Sexton, Tom 138 Shaffer, Mike 138 Shanahan, Vicki 79, 144, 163 Shearer, Lynn 150 Shelby, Richard 143 Shellman, Mark 76, 84 Shell man, Russ 72 Sherer, Ami 26, 39, 43, 79, 138 Shindie, David 125 Shurman, Mrs. Nancy 109 Shy, Cindy 85, 150 Sibley, Ron 8, 125 Sibley, Sandy 144 Sieman, Dave 61 Sierzega, Steve 64 Sinchak, Jeff 33, 49, 138 Siple, Robert 144 Skeen, Pat 75, 76, 138 Slaboski, Mrs. Cynthia 108 Slat, Laura 144, 167 Sliwa, Mike 33, 55, 73, 81, 125 Smack, Mrs. Norma 108 Smeberg, Eric 61, 150 Smeberg, Jocelyn 85, 144 Smeriga, John 75 Smith, Brian 144 Smith, Chris 33 Smith, Jackie 125 Smith, Jenny 77 Smith, Jim 53 Smith, Judy 72, 125 Smith, Mark 138 Smith, Melissa 144 Smith, Sharon 74, 150 Smith, Sherry 85 Smith, Tim 74 Smitka, Janet 151, 167 Smolder, Chris 151 Snedden, Mark 61, 63, 150 Snow, Mr. Cliff 108 Snyder, Dan 51, 85, 117, 125 Sobczak, Mike 13, 123, 125 Sobolewski, D an 82, 85, 144 Sojka, Maria 138, 167 Sojka, Michelle 85, 144, 167 Solan, Tim 26, 33, 51, 125 Solan, Mike 51, 126 Soliz, Patty 144 Soto, Leslie 144 Soto, Vince 16 Soy, Tim 72 Span, Sandi, 125 Spasske, Paul 80, 81, 85, 138 Speelman, Mr. William 72, 108 Spiro, Nick 144 Spoemer, Craig 61, 151 Spot ten, Mrs. Lois 109 Springer, Jacinta 76, 125, 167 Spry, Mr. Bob 43, 108 Spudic, Chris 26, 27? 43, 70, 97, 126, 159 Spudic, Ruth 65, 77 , 144 Spudville, John 47, 144 Stage, Monica 75, 85, 147, 151 Stanley, Bill 77 Stanley, Cindy 151 Stanley, Luanne 75, 96, 138 Stanley, William 151 Starkey, Cathy 149, 151 Starkey, Shirley 15, 25, 39, 43, 126 Stasinski, Mrs. Ramona 107, 109, 161, 162 Stavropoulos, Harry 126 Stavropoulos, Sophia 151 Stavros, Mr. Steve 24, 101 Steele, Linda 76, 126 Steffy, Salena 138 Stephens, Jennifer 57, 76, 126 Stephens, Ken 61, 151 Stephens, Peggy 35, 57, 73, 80, 126 Stevens, Kelly 38, 39, 43, 77, 144 Stevens, Kim 47, 80, 141, 144 Stevens, Johnny 126 Stevens, Sherry 126 Stevenson, Charles 72, 126 Stevenson, Jim 151 Stevenson, Karen 79, 80, 85, 144, 163 Stockdale, Mrs. Hazel 83, 109 Storck, Cindy 151 Storck, Jenny 138 Stricklin, Kim 8, 72, 138 Stricklin, Mary 139 Stricklin, Tracy 151 Suda, Rose 139 Suda, Donna 126 Sufak, Jacki 24, 27, 39, 70, 73, 83, 166 Sullivan, Jeff 5, 49, 73, 126 Sullivan, Lisa 139 Sullivan, Mrs. Nancy 109 Sumler, Lisa 126 Sutherland, Kevin 151 Sutton, Tim 61, 151 Sweet, Patty 5, 12, 16, 39, 72, 126 Szczudlak, Robin 80, 91, 139 Szymaszek, Mark 75, 144 Szymaszek, Renae 27, 74, 139 T Taillon, Cathy 144 Tatum, Bill 63, 151 Taylor, Lisa 126 Taylor, Michelle 21, 27, 73, 79, 80, 85, 139, 163, 168 Taylor, Paul 47, 126 Taylor, Robert 151 Taylor, Sue 151 Tharp, Valerie 126 Theodore, John 139 Theodore, Tamera 76, 84, 127 Thomas, Ann 27, 78, 79, 80, 139, 161 Thomas, Ron 73, 139 Thompson, Mrs. Millie 109 Thompson, Sheri 144 Tienes, Lisa 151 Tokoly, Mary 127 Todd, Bill 37, 139 Toth, Jennifer 77 Townsell, Patricia 127 Tracey, Melissa 57, 72, 79, 127, 167 Treen, Herbert 75, 127 Troksa, Laura 144, 167 Troksa, Michelle 85, 151 Tsouchlos, Mike 144 Tsouchlos, Tim 73, 81, 82, 127 Tucker, John 85, 151 Tunis, Brian 144 Tunis, Dawn 139 Tunis, Lisa 85 Turcotte, Carrie 139 Turczi, David 127 Turczi, Debbie 79, 139 Turean, Jeff 127 Turner, Jeff 72, 151 Tutush, Donna 70, 79, 80, 83, 144, 163 Twest, Tina 144 Tyrka, Julie 151 u Urbano, Ruben 33, 45, 139 Urbanski, Jamie 72 t 73, 127 Urbanski, Kevin 144 Urbina, Ignacio 145 Uylaki, Paula 65, 85, 145 Index 185 V Valandingham, Dennis 127 Vanderver, Melody 127 Vandewater, Wayne 127 Vandiver, Joy 65, 85, 145 VanDyke, David 76, 139 Van Meter, Robert 127 Varshal, Dean 145 Vasic, Angie 74, 85, 151 Vasic, Jovan 55, 139 Vela, Bridget 78, 80, 85, 141, 145 Velaneal, Joe 151 Velasco, Dave 151 Vercimak, Tom 151 Vermejan, Chris 10, 136, 139 Vermejan, Kathy 78, 80, 145 Vermejan, Tony 49 Vernengo, Steve 61, 151 Vetrozcky, Ken 52, 53 Vlahos, Kristen 85, 151 Vogel, Tami 77, 151 Volbrecht, Mr. Rick 61, 63 Volkman, Sherry 34, 35, 36, 139 Vrahoretis, Rob 55 Vrahoretis, Tom 33, 49, 134, 139, 166 Vranic, Dan 12, 41 , 54, 55, 90, 118, 127 w Wade, Miss Olive 57 Waggoner, Laura 127 Waggoner, Rick 145 Walker, Jimmy 45, 127 Walters, Jim 127 Walter, Tom 75, 145 Waring, Mr. Tony 109 Warner, Brett 82 Waywood, Chuck 16 Way wood, Rick 47, 49, 139 Weakland, Wendy 76, 127 Weatherford, Dena 76, 127 Weaver, Ron 55, 139 Weaver, Scott 145 Weis, Sharron 26, 38, 39, 59, 80, 81, 127 Weiss, Mr. Robert 59, 72, 73, 109, 140 Welker, Tina 145 Wells, Dan 151 Wells, Julie 79 West, Garry 73, 82, 85, 145 West, Mike 25, 33, 139 Westfall, Rob 145 Wetzel, Cindy 128 Wheeler, Chuck 128 Whiddon, Keith 64, 145 Whitaker, Kelly 85, 151 White, Debbie 72, 128 Williams, Cathy 70, 78, 83, 139 Williams, Joy 75, 151 Williams, Lisa 77, 151 Williams, Rena 118, 128 Williams, Miss Sherry 43, 109 Williams, Steve 63, 151 Willison, Becki 85, 151 Willison, Steve 145 Wilson, Brad 61, 63, 151 Wilson, Douglas 128 Wilson, Jackie 59 Wilson, Jennifer 151 Wilson, Mark 15, 25, 26, 33, 41, 49, 71, 83, 128, 176 Wilson, Ronda 151 Wilson, Terry 139 Wilson, Vikki 151 Wimmer, Carol 85, 151 Wimmer, Scott 33, 93, 97, 128 Wojcik, Ed 139 Wojcik, Pam 79, 85, 145, 163 Wolan, Joyce 128 Wolfe, Brian 145 Wolfe, Chris 139 Wolski, Mary 128 Woods, Barron 151 Woods, Ed 76 Woodward, Mr. Jerry 37, 93, 109 Woody, Mark 33, 128 Woosley, Robert 73, 128 Woznickzka, Kathy 76, 128 Wright, Ken 139 Wright, Sheryl 128 Y Yocky, Judy 79, 80, 139 Yoldash, Mustafa 128 Yoldash, Yasemin 128 Young, Robert 128 Young, Scott 21 z Zabinski, April 65, 145 Zager, Lynn 145 Zaremba, Cheri 75, 145, 167 Zaremba, Kevin 27, 73, 74, 84, 128, 168 Zatlokowicz, Sue 72, 151 Zawadzki, Chris 10, 73, 83, 139 Zawadzki, Sue 25, 43, 59, 80, 128 Zebell, Marvin 33, 45, 55, 75, 85, 139 Zelenke, Mr. Dennis 109 Zimmer, Scott 61, 63, 151 Zisoff, Rhonda 72, 128 Zisoff, Sandy 145 Zonta, Angela 145 Zurawski, Lisa 85, 139 Zwijac, Julie 85, 151 Zwijac, Wally 145 ADVERTISERS A.P. Davis Sports, Inc. 155 Bateman ' s Dog n Suds 175 Bocken Funeral Home, Inc. 158 Bodie Photographers 171 Booster Club Officers 166 Burger’s 169 Calumet National Bank 168 Calumet Press 175 Chem Club 168 Christenson Cheverolet 155 Denny’s Dairy Queen 175 Eppel Insurance 174 Ernie’s Body Shop 172 Fifield Pharmacy 157 Freshman Class Officers 172 Hammond Mufflers 155 Head-in Records and Tapes 157 Herff Jones Co. 158 Hessville 5 10 159 House of Pizza 159 Jack’s Carry Out 156 Jersey Maid Ice Cream 157 Junior Class Officers 166 Lake Federal Savings and Loan 159 Lindy’s Hardware 160 Loomis Cycle Sales 158 Marv’s Restaurant and Lounge 159 McDonald’s Resturant 173 Mercantile National Bank 155 Morton Adult Athletic Association 155 Mortonite Staff 174 Munster Lumber 158 Nemcek Florist 157 Pep’s 174 Pleasant View Dairy 169 Pom Pon Squad 160 Q.T. Brands 160 Quill and Scroll 174 Senior Class Officers 166 State Farm 168 St. Catherine of Siena 156 Sophomore Class Officers 172 Student Association 154 Teibel’s 169 Timerettes 167 Top Hat Staff 176 Tri-City Electronics 156 Van Til’s Supermarket 169 Varsity Cheerleaders 161 Veirk’s Furniture 159 Virgil Huber Funeral Home 160 Wood mar Jewelers 158 186 Index The Governor would truly like to express my gratitude to the 1983 Top Hat staff for making this edition of the yearbook such a success. Every staff member worked diligently to achieve the goal of an outstanding, on- time yearbook. I would also like to thank Mr. Scott Markley, our advisor, who earnestly worked with us to help us achieve our goal. Also, Mr. Bob Henning, our Jos ten ' s representative, forgiving us his advice on what to do and what not to do, and Mr. Harry Duzik, of Bodie’s Photographers, for the majority of the photographs in this year’s book. Without all of this help, we would have never been able to convey the message of what we wanted our theme to be, “The Governor”, We chose the theme, “The Governor”, because be¬ ing a Governor will always be a part of our lives. As much as we anticipate graduation day, we’ll all prob¬ ably find ourselves in tears on that day. Why? Be¬ cause it will probably be remembered as the best four years of our lives. Think of all our fellow Governors: We have beauty, brainpower, atheletes, actor, musicians, and hundreds of other great futures. But most of all, the Governor’s have class. The Governor’s are a classy group of young adults. They strive to be the best at all they attempt. In view of all this, everyone of us should be proud to say, “I’m a Governor!” Top Hat Staff Managing Editor Brenda Mulhern Opening Editors . Sue Salapski Nancy Sarver Academic Editor . Eileen Lozano Faculty Editor Eileen Lozano Organizations Editor . Cindy Psuik Sports Editors Kim Perez Mark Wilson Senior Editors . Sherry Frizzell Debbie Palucki Underclass Editors . Mary Gillis Pam Peardon Advertising Editor . Tina Kostecki Business Editor . Tina Kostecki Index Editors . Debbie Dec Mary Jean Franks Staff . Tom Adams, Lori Alee, Dan Anoskey, Michelle Ballentine, Janet Barnowski, Joan Bore hart, Felix Deltoro, Brian Elo, Ed Jen, Jeff Jelenski, Chris Maloney, Renata Plahtaric, Dan Prljevic, Joni Rafalski, Steve Vernengo. Jos ten’s Representative . Mr. Bob Henning The 1983 Top Hat contains 192 pages on 80 bound shadow-weave paper. The book is smyth sewn and bound with rounded backed binding. The 825 copies of this book were published by Josten’s American Yearbook Company, locat¬ ed in Clarksville, Tennessee. All copy is printed in 12 point and captions are in W point with the headlines varying in sizes from 18 point to 36 point. The copy and the headlines are in Times Roman Bold. The captions are in Times Roman Italics. The bulk of the photographs, plus the senior and underclass pictures, were taken by Bodie’s Photographers. Staff photographers, Edd Harney and Jim Dills, also contributed in taking photgraphs for the book. 187 Brenda Mulhern Managing Editor SIGNATURE SIGNATURE SIGNATURE 190 SIGNATURE SIGNATURE

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