Mount Ida High School - Lion Yearbook (Mount Ida, AR)
- Class of 1976
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Mount Ida, Arkansas
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Table Gf Contents
Opening Page 2
Classes, Elementary 70
Classes, High School 89
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The Old And
The New . . .
. . . are reflected throughout Mount Ida. On the high
school parking lot. new and vintage cars show the taste for
both the old and the new. The bell from the 1914 school
building is now mounted on the Lion Campus. Downtown,
the new addition to the court house was just finished this
Even though Mt. Ida doesn't have a pre-revolutionary
history, it does have a history all its own. It was established
as the county seat of Montgomery County in 1842. In 1850
the name of the town was changed to Salem but was
changed back to Mt. Ida that same year.
TOP LEFT: The population sign greets visitors to Mt. Ida.
TOP RIGHT: Two slightly different models of chevrolets sit side
by side on the parking lot.
LOWER LEFT: The school bell from the 1914 school building
reminds us of the past.
LOWER RIGHT: The new addition to the court house shows a
brick facing instead of rock. which composes the old.
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TOP: The old drugstore counter contrasts with the modern products
LOWER LEFT: The old school building was erected in 1914 of
LOWER RIGHT: The historical marker in the courtyard tells a brief
history of Mt. Ida to all who pass.
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Each year the juniors and Seniors
N nominate a boy and a girl from their class
for each category on the following pages.
Grades nine through twelve vote on the
nominees and a boy and girl are elected
for these honors.
johnny Spurlin and Kathy Whisenhunt
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Winners and runners-up in the Most Beautiful and
Most Handsome contest were chosen by Dr. Ronald J.
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Most Handsome, Jim Stroope
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Evening In Paris. .
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land as the hardworking Juniors completed their
work for the 1975 Junior-Senior Prom and Ban-
Excitement filled the atmosphere as the
evening began with the annual banquet. The
juniors feted the Senior class and faculty with a
delicious home-cooked meal, the first to be
prepared for a Junior-Senior Banquet.
Following the banquet, the old gym
reverberated with the wild beat of Badger band
as everyone danced and sang along with the
Each person leaving carried with him some
magic song or his own version of the Cinderella
story, and the happy memories will always linger
TOP: jeff Campbell receives a help-
ing hand from Helen Vangilder.
MIDDLE LEFT: Inez Essman.
Judy Breshears. Gail Mayberry. and
Tim Sheffield work hard to pin the
MIDDLE CENTER: Tommy
Fryar and Deb Edwards enjoy a
MIDDLE RIGHT: The Eiffel
Tower is the highlight of the
LOWER LEFT: Paula jones and
Annette White are part of the line
filling their plates with savory food.
LOWER RIGHT: Melvin Qualls
and Patsy Minton demonstrate
their form of dancing.
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formed by the junior Class.
Henry Gilcrest pours out his troubles to
Mr. Bumpus and is told, that for only S17.83,
Mr. Bumpus' friend, Earnest, will put poor,
downtrodden Henry out of his misery. Henry
pays the money, goes back home and finds that
his Aunt Ethel is ready to forgive him, his girl
wants another chance, his boss has given him a
raise. life was never happier, and then he
remembers he's paid his last cent to someone
named Earnest to get him out of this world.
The play was an actionvpacked perfor-
mance and because of much hard work was a
The junior play cast included: FRONT
ROW: Margie Watkins, Ruthie Sekavec, Nan-
cy Black. Kay Harder, Becky Wharton, and
Eileen Weston. BACK ROWQ Jim Lake, Tam-
my Greeson, Tommy Fortier, Troy Caudle,
Kyle Griffith, June Scott, and Sponsor, Mr.
Hicks. NOT PICTURED is Jimmy Stroope.
Margie Watkins is told to "fetch" the
rope while jim Lake rounds up the loose
man. Eileen Weston looks on as the con-
Troy Caudle. otherwise known as Mr. Bumpus. was the protagonist of june Scott and Ruthie Sekavec portray two 60-year-old maidens.
Distinguished American High
School Students are chosen 90 per
cent on the basis of their academic
achievement and 10 per cent on their
leadership ability and service to the
Boys' and Girls' State Delegates
are chosen by the faculty on the basis
of the student's character, leadership,
cooperativeness, and scholastic
achievement. Boys' and Girls' State
provides an opportunity for these
students to participate in active
government functions and activities
involving other students.
The Family Leader of Tomorrow
Award is given to the Home
Economics student who shows out-
standing performance and superior
knowledge in the examination of
family life knowledge and attitudes of
the Betty Crocker Search for
Leadership in Family Living.
Nominations for the Prep All-
American Football and Super Star
Program are made each year by high
school coaches, sportswriters, and
college recruiters across the country.
Criteria by which the local athletes
were nominated for the program in-
clude athletic ability, statistics based
on outstanding performance, and
sportsmanship and personal
leadership displayed during the
current season. The purpose of the
program is to promote and encourage
sports achievements and individual
athletic ability on the local level as
well as on the national level.
Kathy Whisenhunt and Debbie Lambert were 1975 Girls' State
Distinguished American Students: Greg Greeson. johnny Spurlin, jeff Campbell Mark Phillips
Kathy Whisenhunt. Debbie Lambert. Stephanie Standridge, and Annette White
Greg Greeson and johnny Spurlin were 1975 Boys State delegates
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Prep All-American football honors were given to jay Featherson. Ronnie Abbott, and Greg
Martha Kelloms received the Family Leader of
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jay Featherston. Doug Walker, Ronnie Abbott, and Eddie Williams were elected football Super Stairs.
...giving your wholehearted support to the
sleeping till noon the Saturday morning
after the homecoming dance.
a wonderful feeling of togetherness with the
sympathizing with the team if they lose,
celebrating with them if they win.
lots of practicing for the bar1d's half-time
getting enough guts to ask the girl of your
choice to the dance.
buying your outfit for the dance at the last
the alumni coming back and seeing
singing the school song at the top of your
lungs, even if you don't know the words.
Queen Dawn Hanavan is escorted by Mark Phillips and
BELOW LEFT: Greg Greeson crowns the queen. BELOW RIGHT: An enthusiastic crowd cheers for
Escorts, Jay Featherston
and Kenny J ones
Escorts, Leslie Harper
and Benny Weston
Junior Maid Sophomore Maid
Shelly Harper Joyce Gray
Escorts, Johnny Spurlin Escorts, Kent O'Neal
and Jeff Campbell and Eddie Williams
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The Mt. Ida Lions, boasting an 8-1 record coming into their homecoming
game, played a tough Rattler team and were beaten 16 to 12.
In action shots. BELOW LEFT, Mike Markham 45 throws a good block
and clears the way for quarterback, Greg Greeson 11. CENTER, Velda Noles is
shown in action during the Cheerleaders' bicentennial routine. FAR RIGHT,
Lion team members look for an opening to gain possession of the ball.
Although it was a sad homecoming, Lion fans were tense and excited
throughout the game and gave their wholehearted support to the team.
Spirit. as High...
...as the MIHS students got ready for the
1975 Homecoming activities and the game
against the Murfreesboro Rattlers. Some
scenes of the various activities are pictured
on this page.
Penny Allen and Bill Stroope are the Junior High
Color Day winners.
Renee Davidson and Kyle Griffith are the Senior
High Color Day winners.
"Stomp and Pound" Day was a big success as the cheerleaders and some members of the band gave it
all they had.
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Leslie Harper and Benny Weston give Kay Kitchens a hard time during the practice of Homecoming
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jimmy Spurlin helps out during
a pep rally.
Scenes From ther School Activities
Mr. Sivils helps jimi Stroope with a difficult piece of music.
jeff Campbell receives the first place talent award from Mr.
Brown during the Annual Staff Workshop.
Some of the Seniors line up to have their portraits made by Andy Hudson
Kathy Whisenhunt' Robby Robbins, and Debbie Lambert do Receiving the new annuals puts a smile on the faces of MIHS students.
last minute decorating for the prom.
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Mt. Ida Lions' defense, led by Eddie Williams, stops Murfreesboro's Bean in the Lion's homecoming game.
Johnny Spurlin scores the Lions' only touchdown against Far
mington at state B play-offs.
Here. Kent O'Neal is being tackled by a Murfreesboro defender in the Lions' Mt. Ida Lions vs. Farmington Cardinals at Razorback stadium.
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SENIOR FOOTBALL TEAM: FRONT ROW: Timmy Tabor, Phillip
Whisenhunt. Carl Parliament, Jeff Mullenix, Doug Walker, Eddie
Williams, Greg Greeson, Kent O'Neal, Chriss Manley, Mike Markham,
Patrick Saveall, Jay Featherston, jeff Campbell, Ronnie Abbott, Alvin
Jolly, Kenny jones, Mark Phillips, Johnny Spurlin. BACK ROW:
Dallas Weston, Lenny Fryar, Mark Davis, Troy Caudle, Tim Bair, Jon
Stewart, Roy Hocker, Johnny Barber, Mark Vangilder, Gary Egleston,
Jim Stroope, Jim Lake, Rory Brown, Mike Brown, Rich Williams.
MANAGERS: Joe Swindle, John Talley, Tim Sheffield. Head
COACH: Preston Stidman: ASS'T COACH: David Short.
1975 Senior Lions
This year's Senior Lions were co-champions
of the Ouachita Conference. The Lions
dominated the conference in total offense and
. total defense. Because of their conference cham-
pionship, the Lions were able to go to the State B
playoffs to play the Farmington Cardinals at
Razorback Stadium. Their record improved to 8-
3 and they lost only one game at home.
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Phillips and Greg Greeson, plus the twelve other
seniors. Our Head Coach, Preston Stidman, was
ggg selected by his fellow coaches of the Ouachita
Conference as Outstanding Coach. This was the
first time in Mt. Ida football history for our
coach to be honored in such a way.
SENIOR FOOTBALL CAPTAINS, Greg Greeson and Mark Phillips are shown
with Coaches Preston Stidman and David Short.
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STARTING LINE UP: Rory Brown, Mark Phillips, Eddie Williams, jeff Campbell, Alvin Jolley, Kenny jones, Doug Walker, Greg
Greeson. Mike Markham. Ronnie Abbott, Kent O'Neal.
Team Home Opponent Team Home Opponent
Hector 33 0 Bismarck 14 20
Bismarck 13 14 Oka 12 0
Sparkman 26 0 Glen Rose 22 0
Glen Rose 29 20 Spafkman 12 24
Ola 42 0 Magnet Cove 0 , 20
Bauxite 14 2 Glenwood 6 0
Magnet Cove 27 0 Bauxite O 24
Mtn. Pine 22 8 Mtn. Pine 0 40
Glenwood 38 16
Murfreesboro 12 16
Farmington 6 21
SENIOR MEMBERS OF FOOTBALL TEAM! FRONT ROWC Mark ROW: Doug Walker, Greg Greeson, jeff Campbell, Eddie Williams,
Phillips, johnny Spurlin, Ronnie Abbott, Chriss Manley, Mike Kent O'Neal, Alvin jolly.
Markham, Patrick Saveall, jay Featherston, Kenny Jones. BACK
Seniors Jay Featherston and jeff Campbell W3fm'UP in Pfeiame
ceremonies at Razorback Stadium
ALL-DISTRICT PLAYERS ARE: Mike Markham, johnny Spurlin, Eddie
Williams, Ronnie Abbott, Greg Greeson, Kent O'Neal, jay Featherston, ALL-
STATE PLAYERS ARE: Eddie Williams, Greg Greeson, Ronnie Abbott.
Mt. Ida defenders close in on Murfreesboro's quarterback, Bruce Bean. The Lions were given support at the playoffs as shown here.
"Practice makes perfect," at least in a coach's eyes'.
Patrick Saveall and Mike Brown seem to enjoy the preparation
for the game against the Farmington Cardinals.
Moving down the field and blocking for a pass gives Mike Markham a chance to
show the results of long hours of practice.
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JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL TEAM: FRONT ROW: Johnny Fikes, Nathan Davis, james Robins, Rusty Whisenhunt, Bill Stroope,
Edwards. Chester Bryant, Philip Standridge, Timmy Sedavec, Pat Terry Beavers, John Kinsey, Darryl Bostow, Terry Hutchison,
Campbell. Mark Whisenhunt, Wade Abernathy, Larry Thornton, Michael Lee, Parris Relic, jeff Wilson, jeff Price, John Kelloms,
Mike Scurlock. Benny Weston, Leslie Harper, Mike May,Logan Vines, MANAGERS, Tim Gaston, James Abernathy, Matthew Black.
Chuck Brown, Alan Griffith, Bo Tabor, Kevin Wilson, Bill jackson, HEAD COACH, Preston Stidmanl ASSISTANT COACH, David
jimmy Adams, BACK ROW: johnny Gwinn, Timmy Majors, David Short,
STARTING LINE-UP: Larry Thornton, Chester Bryant, Mark jackson, Mike May, Leslie Harper, Benny Weston, Kevin Wilson,
Whisenhunt. Mike Scurlock, Pat Campbell, Timmy Sekavec. Bill Chuck Brown.
1975 Junior Lions
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Not to be forgotten is Mount Ida's Seventh Grade team, the coming Short. With the help of these players, Mount Ida juniors attained a
stars of tomorrow. who are coached by Preston Stidman and David record gf 4.4 this Seasonl
Captain Annette White cheers for the lions during a basketball game. C0-Captains Eileen Weston and Tammy Greeson are shovxm here at
Elieen Weston. Patsy Black, and Betty Rowland cheer in Razorback Stadium Mt, Ida's Cheerleaders pose just before the game at beautiful
for the Lions, Razorback Stadium.
Mt. Ida's cheerleaders cheer for the senior girls in a game against Oden.
FRONT ROW: Regina Anderson, Penny Gosset, Debbie Baker, Kathy
Battle, Tammy Beggs, Shari May, Donna Ziegler, Christi Taylor,
Suzanne Simpson, Sherrie Batesg MIDDLE ROW: Leta McKay,
Kathy Spillman, Phyllis Young, Penny Allen, Nita Covington, Regina
Whittington, Glenda Carr, Tammy Davidson, Annette Snow, Sherry
Gaston: BACK ROW: Coach Jimmy Robbins, Debbie Elder, Brookie
Scurlock. Gina Mayberry, Christy Stanley, Carla Manley, Becky
Lambert, Lisa Bates, Roberta White, Evelyn Boyd, Manager.
Junior Girls Basketball
- coach Jimmy Robbins
JUNIOR LIONS SCOREBOARD
Fountain Lake 25 34
Mountain Pine 48 33
Plainview 14 40
Caddo Hills 33 14
Fountain Lake 16 32
Glenwood 24 29
Cutter 39 36
Jesseville 36 24
Lake Hamilton 36 22
Southwest 43 39
Caddo Hills 38 15
Oden 46 14
Amity 22 38
Lake Hamilton 46 34
Fountain Lake 14 40
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FRONT ROW: Bryan Whisenhunt, Timmy Majors, jeff Price. james Black. Lloyd Tubbs. manager, BACK ROW: Coach Darwin Foshee
Robbins. james Smith. Bobby Strothers. Jeff Wilson, Bill Stroope: Clfifk Davis. Berlrly WCSt0Fl, Leslie Harper, Tad KCSUETSOU- Wade
MIDDLE ROW: Gary Smith, Chester Bryant, Mark Graves. Danny Abernathy, Chuck Brown, Kevin Wilson, Phillip Standridge. manager
Minton. Bart Williams. johnny Edwards. Terry Beavers, Matthew
Junior Boys Basketball
Tail Kesterson shoots over a B-teamer in practice action,
JUNIOR LIONS SCOREBOARD
TEAM HOME OPPONENT
Jesseville 20 40
Cutter 18 38
Kifby 36 50
Oden 25 29
Caddo Hills 49 17
Oderl 36 27
Fountain Lake 36 47
Glenwood 37 27
Mountain Pine 38 64
Lake Hamilton 26 25
Amity 34 44
Glenwood 29 45
Amity 25 37
FRONT ROW: Brenda Bryant, Melanie Standridge, Brigitte Stanley, Margie Watkins. Stephanie Standridge, Renee Davidson, Patricia
Debbie Lambert, Cheryl Hanavan, Nancy Black, Shelly Harper, Young. Mary Boyd, Mary Curtis, Joyce Gray,
Sherry Rollins. Deb Edwards: BACK ROW: Coach jimmy Robbins,
Senior Girls Basketball
Coach, jimmy Robbins
SENIOR LIONS SCOREBOARD
TEAM HOME OPPONENT
Fountain Lake 36 47
Mountain Pine 33 41
Jesseville 24 40
Cutter 52 27
Plainview 58 51
Kirby 41 33
Caddo Hills 45 40
Amity 30 39
Oden 43 42
Glenwood 35 44
Fountain Lake 43 45
Cutter 38 25
jesseville 34 43
Mountain Pine 29 31
Lake Hamilton 39 40
Caddo Hills 39 26
Kirby 49 38
Oden 39 32
Glenwood 31 46
Jesseville 40 30
Fountain Lake 37 39
Renee Davidson goes up for a shot against the Glenwood Tigers while
Brigitte Stanley and Nancy Black prepare to rebound.
The seniors pictured at left are Stephanie Stan-
dridge, Deb Edwards. and Debbie Lambert,
All three have either played or managed on the
Sr. Girls team for the past three years.
Pictured directly below is Renee Davidson who
made All-District last year as a forward on the
jr. Girls team.
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All of these girls started at one time or another on the Sr. Girls team this season,
FRONT ROW: Floyd Worden, King Relic, Ernie Johnston, Brent Goodner. Mike Spillman, Perry Rutledge, Greg Greeson, Doug Walker,
Standridge, Johnny Spurlin, Steve Clay, Mike Beggs, Richard Carter, Sammy Beggs.
Manager: BACK ROW: Coach Darwin Foshee, Rory Brown, Shane
Senior Boys asketball
Coach, Darwin Foshee
SENIOR LIONS SCOREBOARD
SR. BOYS HOME OPPONENT
Fountain Lake 39 57
Mountain Pine 33 52
-Iesseville 34 60
Cutter 58 45
Plainview 66 54
Kirby 46 67
Oden 42 76
Glenwood 43 49
Caddo Hills 51 47
Fountain Lake 43 45
Cutter 55 44
jesseville 49 63
Mountain Pine 43 83
Lake' Hamilton 39 54
Amity 40 73
Lake Hamilton 39 51
Caddo Hills 59 76
Kirby 47 79
Oden 48 58
Glenwood 52 69
Amity 61 74
Fountain Lake 38 79
Perry Rutledge goes up for a shot against a Glenwood defender while
Mike Beggs and Ernie Johnston position for the rebound.
This is Mt. Idzfs senior boys starting lineup: Greg Greeson, Rory Brown. Mt. Icln players converge on a Glenwood Tiger player who has
Perry Rutledge. Mike Beggs. and Ernie Johnston. just gotten the rebound.
The Sr. Lions had six seniors on the squad. They are as follows: Ernie Johnston. Mike Beggs. Perry Rutledge, johnny Spurlin.
Greg Greeson. and Doug Walker.
The Year Of The Lion
The Mt. Ida Lions were well' represented in the
category of All-State players. The Lions had three All-
District players who also made All-State. They are Ronnie
Abbott, at RIGHT: Greg Greeson, BELOWQ Eddie
Williams, BELOW RIGHT. However, without the total
combined effort of those pictured directly below, this could
not have been THE YEAR OF THE LION.
The Lions in Razorback Stadium. All-State fullback, Ronnie Abbott.
All-State quarterback. Greg Greeson. All-State defensive end, Eddie Williams
1975 PONY LEAGUE TEAM. FRONT ROW: Frank Robbins, Ricky ROW: Troy Caudle, Mark Blocker, Mike Mayberry. King Relic. Len-
Williams, Larry Goin, Brent Standridge. Coach Rich Relic: BACK ny Fryar. Roy Hocker. QNOT PICTURED7-Phillip Whisenhunt.
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The Lion's Roar is
published each six weeks by
some of the students in Typing
An effort is made to obtain
news from all classes and
classes are encouraged to sub-
mit news and original com-
positions. In this way, the paper
staff endeavors to represent the
entire student body.
As Editor, I appreciate the
cooperation and help of the
students who make the publica-
tion of the paper possible.
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LIONS ROAR STAFF, lst ROW: Kent O'Neal, Kathy Whisenhunt, Chriss Manley, Magdalene Warren.
Martha Kelloms. Deyon Scott. Patricia Gerrish: 2nd ROW: Jay Featherston, Greg Greeson, Alvin jolly,
Mike Markham. Annette White, Eddie Williams, Deb Edwards, Patrick Saveall. Mrs. Effie Featherston,
Patrick. Magdalene, and Chriss give Deb a hand in running off the paper. Patrick. artist for the Lion's Roar, works diligently sketching the
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SENIOR ANNUAL STAFF: Debbie Lambert, Classes Editorg Greg nalism Editor: Jay Featherston, Elementary Editor Helen Vangilder
Greeson. Sports Editorg Kathy Whisenhunt, Activities Editor: Photographerg Mrs. Phillips, Sponsorg Magdelene Rowland Typist
Stephanie Standridge, Organizations Editor: Martha Kelloms, Jour- jeff Campbell, Editor CSEATEDJ.
At the end of their tenth grade year students are
asked to write a letter to Mr. Barrett if they would like to
have a position on the Annual Staff. Mr. Barrett and
Mrs. Phillips read the letters and select the people whom
they feel are best qualified for the position. These people
will be the assistant staff in their Junior year. They are
trained by the Senior Staff that were also chosen in the
In addition to the training by the Senior staff, the
assistant staff attends a workshop the summer of their
eleventh grade year.
The Annual Staff works hard at the workshop to
learn new techniques. Shown working at the Mt. Ida
table at the 1975 summer workshop are Kathy
Whisenhunt, Jay Featherston, Stephanie Standridge,
and Jeff Campbell.
ABOVE: Packing Space was limited as the Annual Staff prepares to return home.
UPPER LEFT: jay Featherston works feverishly to finish his pages for the annual
before the deadline! LOWER LEFT: jeff Campbell receives lst place trophy at An-
nual Staff Workshop.
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Assistant Editors: Tammy Greeson, Elementary: june Scott. Classesg Sports: Gregg Featherston, Photographer: Margie Watkins, Ediwl'
Kyle Griffith, Organizations: Kay Harder, Activities: Patti Johnston, Cseatedj.
MIH Band A
BAND OFFICERS: Jimmy Spurlin, Student Council Rep., Melanie
Standridge, Vice-Pres., Karen Phillips, Secretaryg Bob Sivils, Director, Mr, Sivils gets the band tuned up before the Christmas concert.
Margie Harder. Reporter, Annette White, President.
Senior High All-Region First Band members are: Margie Harder, members CNOT PICTUREDJ are: Kyle Griffith, Troy Caudle. Floyd
Stephanie Standridge. Mike Spillman, Annette White, Wanda Snow, Worden. and Phillip Whisenhunt. Stephanie Standridge also made All-
and KNOT PICTUREDU Melanie Standridge. All-Region Second Band State First Band, Fourth Chair, and Margie Harder made Alternate.
The 1975-76 Marching Band is lead by Drum Major Kyle Griffith and Majorettes Christi Taylor, Kay Kitchens, Debbie Kitchens.
and Christy Stanley. A
junior High First Band members arei ROW 1, Angie Taylor, Clark Kitchens. Geoffery Clifton, and Cheryl Speer. Second Band members
Dzivis. Gregory Clifton. Karen Phillips. Rhonda Kitchens, ROW 2. INOT PIC'l'UREDi are: Christy Stanley, Kathy Spillman, and
Phillip Stzmclriclge, Walter Standridge, Renee Short. Bill jackson, Kay Miclizael Lee,
Student Council is an organiza-
tion that lets the student body have a
voice in their school government.
Representatives are elected from
grades seven through twelve to be
members of the Student Council. The
presidents of each class are also
Our student council officers are
elected each year by the student
body. They attend the National Stu-
dent Council Convention and a
workshop at the University of Cen-
Pictured at RIGHT are the Mt.
Ida High School Student Council Of-
ficersg Jay Featherston, Treas,g Mrs.
Effie Featherston, Sponsorg Debbie
Lambert, Sec.g johnny Spurlin,
Pres,g Margie Harder, Vice-Pres.
STUDENT COUNCIL, ROW l: Johnny Spurlin, Debbie Lambert Featherston Sponsor ROW 3 Annette White Bechie Lambert Brent
Kathy Whisenhunt, Tammy Greeson, jay Featherston, Sherri Rollins Standridge Margie Watkins jeff Campbell Deb Edwards Mark
ROW 2: Debbie Robbins, Kay Kitchens, Gina Mayberry, Renee Short Phillips Eddie Williams Greg Greeson Mary Boyd Stephanie Stan
Carrie Robbins, Lisa Bates, Jaree Reed, Rhonda Kitchens Phillip dridge Jim White Eileen Weston
Whisenhunt, Shane Goodmer, Jimi Stroope, Jimmy Spurlin Mrs
The Student Council is
observing the bicentennial theme
in its activities and projects, as
shown by their fair parade float
at LEFT, which carries the title
"One nation with education for
all," and by their booth in the ex-
hibit building, shown at BOT-
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The promotion of
scholarship, leadership, and
good citizenship is the main
purpose of the Beta Club.
Membership is made up of
students of the tenth through
twelfth grades that have met
The Beta Club has a ser-
vice project each year. The
'74-'75 project was buying
concrete tables and benches
for the school.
Some members assist
teachers in elementary school
There is fun in the Beta
Club too! There are parties
and picnics during the year
and in January, our club
attends the State Conven-
tion in Little Rock.
BETA CLUB OFFICERS: Kathy Whisenhunt-Pres., Johnny Spurlin-Vice Pres., Mrs. Phillips Sponsor, Martha
Kelloms-Sec., June Scott-Treas., Jeff Campbell-Reporter.
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Annette White Proposes a toast to her fellow Betas at the annual picnic given Trisha Young and Stella Peninger make preparations for the picnic feast.
for new members,
Betas display their various trophies after leaving the state fair. A delicious meal at Casa Bonita was soon to follow.
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BETA CLUB, lst ROW: Patricia Gerrish, Lyndi Richmond, Annette Phillips. Greg Greeson, George Kostelnik, jeff Campbell, Kathy
White. Stella Peninger, Patti Johnston. Tammy Greeson, Nancy Black. Whisenhunt, Debbie Lambert, Johnny Spurlin, Martha Kelloms, Deb-
Patricia Young, 2nd ROW z Sammy Beggs, Gregg Featherston, Floyd bie Van Steenwyk, Stephanie Standridge, Beckie Griffith, Perry
Worden, Mark Diavis, Renee Davidson, Tommy Fortier, Becky Whar- Rutledge. Margie Watkins.
ton, Troy Caudle, june Scott: 3rd ROW: Robby Robbins, Mark
The Future Homemakers of America was
organized in 1945 in Chicago. Our school also
organized an FHA group that year.
FHA is more than a name as expressed by Susan
More Than A Name
Future Next, yet to be, near at hand, coming,
Home residence, environment, shelter, dwelling,
Makers producers, creators, composers, authors,
America government, country, homeland, nation
The FHA has many service projects. Some of
them are: helping the March of Dimes, raising
money for Muscular Dystrophy, and providing
refreshments for donors when the Bloodmobile is in
The Future Homemakers of America are also
future leaders of America. The FHA and FFA salute
the United States on its two hundredth birthday in a
booth at the county fair shown at RIGHT.
pledge czlferjaance? lo the alloq ofil
FHA Eleventh and Twelfth Grades, lst ROW: Judy Breashears, Janice
Jones, Patricia Gerrish, Deb Edwards, Kenny Jones-FHA Beau, Tam-
my Bryan, Patsy Minton, Magdalene Warren, Debbie Lambert, Mrs.
Prince-Sponsorg 2nd ROW: Gail Mayberry, Inez Essman, Betty
Rowland, Patricia Young, Margie Watkins, Beckie Wharton, Lyndi
Richmond, Annette White, Dawn Hanavan, Kathy Whisenhunt,
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Stephanie Standridge: 3rd ROW: Roberta Demby, Stella Penninger,
Patty Johnston. Helen Vangilder, Nancy Black, Ruth Sekavec,
Brigitte Stanley, Shelly Harper, June Scott, Beverly Lambert, 4th
ROW: Suzette Moppin, Kim White, Debbie Van Steenwick, Beckie
Griffith. Debbie Kitchens, Melanie Standridge, Brenda Bryant, Mary
Curtis, Tammy Greeson, Eileen Weston.
FHA Ninth and Tenth Grade, 1st ROW: Kathy Holley, Mary Ann
Dillard, Tracy Goin, Evelyn Boyd, Dena Kostelnik, Barbara Scott,
Debbie Robbins. Kay Kitchens, Kathy Spillmang 2nd ROW: Karen
Phillips, Penny Allen, Alice Jolly, Sherry Smith, Dewana Dillard. Bren-
da Scott, Christy Stanley, Gina Mayberry, Vivian Fryer. Phyllis
Young: 3rd ROW: Tina Fortier, Sandi Michales, Wanda Snow, Linda
Holley, Cheryl Hanavan, Renee Davidson, Sherry Rollins, Brenda
Lappin. Joyce Gray: 4th ROW: Glenda Carr. Debbie Elder, Rhonda
McKinney, Rhonda Covington. Velma Morrison. Laverne Black, Pat-
sy Black. Velda Noles,
FHA OFFICERS: Patti Johnston, lst Vice-Pres: June Scott, 3rd Vice-
Pres, Kay Harder, 2nd Vice-Pres, Margie Harder, Hist.: Kenny Jones,
Beau: Annette White, Pres: Stephanie Standridge, Treasg Sherry
Rollins. Sec: Joyce Gray, Rep. Sponsor Cnot picturedl, Mrs. Betty
FH -FF Barbecue
Each spring the FHA and FFA, with the help of
Mrs. Prince and Mr. Watkins, prepare a barbecue in
honor of their parents.
Preparations for barbecuing the chicken begin
early Saturday morning and last throughout the day.
The job is a hot and tiring one but everyone is
rewarded at the end of the day with a delicious feast
as evidenced by scenes below.
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Mr, Watkins shows some of the plaques his parliamentary teams have earned in contests,
Tim Sekavec polishes Tim Bair's shoes on Initiation Day.
Lenny Fryar gives directions to Tad Kesterson to insure that no mistakes
are made in polishing his shoes.
FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA CFFAJ
is an organization for high school students who study
vocational agriculture. It helps them prepare for
careers in agriculture and trains them to become
responsible citizens and leaders in their communities.
Members gain practical experience through FFA ac-
tivities while they study school courses in
agriculture. They also develop leadership and learn
to cooperate with others. The United States Depart-
ment of Health, Education and Welfare sponsors the
Mr. Watkins is shown at RIGHT holding one of
the many trophies his teams have earned over the
FFA, Eleventh and Twelfth Grades: ROW 1: Sponsor, Mr. Watkins,
Gregg Greeson, Mark Phillips, Johnny Spurlin, FFA Sweetheart,
Kathy Whisenhunt, Kenny Jones, Perry Rutledge, Kent O'Neal, Ernie
Johnston, Larry Bryant, Larry Goin, Kyle Griffith. ROW 2: Jeff
Campbell, Patrick Saveall, Jim Lake, Steve Finney, Doug Walker, Joe
Swindle, Ronnie Abbott, Mike Brown, Gary Egleston, Jeff Mullenix,
Melvin Qualls. ROW 3: George Kostelnik, Criss Manley, Troy Caudle,
jim Stroppe, Rory Brown, Mark Massey, King Relic, Tommy Fortier,
Alvin jolly, jay Featherston. ROW 4: Johnny Mayberry, David Min-
ton, james Robbins, David Hickman, Mike Beggs, Al Cheek: ROW 5:
Rick Williams, jim Spurlin, Tommy Fryar, Dale Morris, Edsel
Milholen, Robbie Robbins, John Talley, Tim Sheffield.
FFA, Ninth and Tenth Grades: ROW 1: Kyle Abbott, Steve Clay,
Gregg Featherston, Carl Parliament, Ronnie Craw, Roy Hocker, Sam-
my Beggs, Floyd Worden, Barry Craw, David Gaston, David Stan-
dridge, Bill Scrimshire: ROW 2: john Stewart, Lenny Fryar, Dallas
Weston. Mark Vangilder. Timmy Tabor, Phillip Whisenhunt, johnny
Barber. Mark Davis, Terry Thomas, Brent Standridge, Shane
Goodner, ROW 3: jackie Hood, Robert james, David Scrimshire, Mike
Spillman. Terry Bair, Mike May, Wade Abernathy, Mike Mayberry.
Mark Blocker, Alan Griffith, Richard Carter, Timmy Bair, ROW 4:
Tim Gaston, Frank Robbins, Coy Rollins, Mark Whisenhunt, Les
Harper, Benny Weston, Tim Sekavec, Mike Scurlock, Pat Campbell,
Larry Thornton, Merl McGrew, Tad Kesterson, Paul Bryant.
FFA OFFICERS: ROW 1: Perry Rutledge, Rep.: Kent O'Neal, jones, Sec. ROW 2: johnny Spurlin, Sentinel, Ernie Johnston, Vice-
Treas.3 Kathy Whisenhunt, Sweetheart, Gregg Greeson, Pres.: Kenny Pres.: Mark Phillips, jr. Advisor: Mr. Watkins, Sponsor
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The Library Club is composed of
the assistant librarians who Work
during their study halls.
By Charging a fine for overdue
books, the Library Club can by new
books and equipment for the library.
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commemorates America's Bicenten-
nial with a booth at the county Fair. .
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LXBRARY CLUB OFFICERS, Mrs. Lybrand-Sponsor, Magdalene Warren-Reporter, Eddie Williams-President, Margie Watkins
Sec., Perry Rutledge-Vice Pres., Mary Boyd-Student Council Reporter.
LIBRARY CLUB, ROW 1: jaree Reed, Bart Williams, Lisa Bates. Martha Kelloms, Deyon Scott, Magdalene Rowlandg ROW 3: Joyce
Debbie Lambert, Eddie Williams, ROW 2: Evelyn Boyd. Mary Boyd, Gray, Perry Rutledge, Margie Watkins, Sherry Rollins. Mrs. Lybrand.
Matthew Black, Benjamin Rowland, Rusty Whisenhunt, Bill Stroope. Barry Craw. Melvin Qualls, Alice Jolly, Debbie Elder.
Eddie Williams shelves books in the library. Johnny Edwards and Matthew Black work hard checking out books.
It gives me great pleasure to have the oppor-
tunity to be a part of the Mount Ida Schools and be
able to extend my best wishes to you, the students.
I would challenge each of you to take advantage
of the opportunity to acquire the basic education at
Mount Ida Schools which will prepare you for the
endeavors which face you after graduation.
I extend my congratulations to the sponsor and
the annual staff for a job well done.
Superintendent of Schools
Mr. jimmy Robbins
High School Principal
Dr. Darwin Foshee Mrs. Gilda Bates
Elementary Principal School Secretary
. . . performs an invaluable service to the Mt. Ida
Schools. Through the work of these people the school
system runs smoothly.
This year we are fortunate to have two new school
principals. Mr. Darwin Foshee is the new Elementary
principal and Mr. Jimmy Robbins is the new high school
The school board also provides an important service
to the school system. It consists of men who are in-
terested in the progress of the school and the
achievements of the students.
School Board: Bob Lybrand. Secretary: Chester Bryantg jon Allen
Standridge. Presidentg Robert Campbell, Vice-President: Bob Allen.
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Mrs. Mary Harper Mrs. Christine Whittington
Mrs. Whittington helps her students with their math. First Grade First Grade
Mrs. Mary Jo Flatte Mrs. Elva Williams
Second Grade Second Grade
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Bart Williams enjoys a book in the elementary library. Mrs. Williams listens as her students read aloud.
Mrs. Spurlin and Mrs. Talley, county health nurse, test a
Mrs. Louise Gaston Mrs. jewel Phillips
Third Grade Third Grade
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Fourth Grade Fourth Grade
Mrs. Mullenix demonstrates a new style of hopscotch.
Mrs. Ann Watkins Mrs. Ouida Spurlin
Teacher's Aid Teacher's Aid
Mrs. Watkins pauses just long enough for the photographer to snap her
Mrs. Stidman and Will Featherston start work on a new bulletin boa
Mrs. Bonnie Irons Mrs. Nelda Stidman
Fifth Grade Fifth Grade
Mrs. Kaye Foshee Mrs. Joyce May
Sixth Grade Remedial Reading
Mrs. Cox puts the finishing touches on some notes for World History
Mr. Fred Standridge Mr. David Short
Remedial Math Math
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Social Studies Commercial, Jr. English
Mrs. Featherston helps her students with their practice sentences.
Mrs. Brenda Matthews and Miss Karen Cosby help with
special education in the resource room.
Mrs. Betty Prince Mrs. Phyllis Anderson
Home Economics Science
Miss Linda Green Mrs. Lucille Phillips Mrs. Short introduces prepositional phrases to her class
Math Sr. High English
Mrs. Spillrnan raises the window to keep study hall cool.
Mrs. Virginia Short MTS- Glenna I-Ybrand
jr. High English Librarian
Mr. Bill Watkins Mf- Bob Sivils
Mrs. Phyllis Mullins, school counselor, evaluates personality tests taken by high
Mrs. Dottie Spillman
Study Hall Supervisor Mr' glenn Hicks
Mr. Preston Stidman
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O'Neal, supervisor. Custodian
Bus drivers: Everette Irons, Thurston Poole, Forrest Hughbanks, Howard West, Charles Holly, Uther drivers NOT PICTURED
are: Linda Green, Lesley Bryant, jimmy Robbins, David Short, Glen Hicks.
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how to fill out a surveying notebook.
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Memories Gf Elementary School...
...are filled with long lasting traditions, such as the
flag ceremony, and classwork with many new learning
devices. The traditions continue at the elementary
school under the direction of the new principal, Darwin
Additional memories, to be looked back on with
pleasure, thrills and spills, involve using the new
- rs. Erskineis Kindergarten
"...and what do you want for Christmas?" Santa asks Clinton Weston, while others wait their turn in Mrs. Erskine's class.
Mrs. ivilsl Kindergarten
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Mary Jean Whittaker
Mrs. Sivil's students show varying reactions of amazement and pleasure while their party is in progress.
Mrs. Whittington's irst fade
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rs. Williams' Second rade
Mrs, Williams' students enjoy the cookies and candy at their party. Regardless of the weather, recess is always fun
Mrs. Flatte's S
Serving yourself is a grown up and serious responsibility for everyone.
Mrs. Flatte and Mrs. Allen discuss Christmas after everyone is
Terrie Ann Gaston
Lee Ann Worrell
Mrs. Phillips' Third Grade
Opening presents was the best par
Jerry Don Wheeler
Mrs. Phillips' class enjoys an exciting game of dodge ball
Mrs. aston's Third rade
Some of Mrs Gaston s third grade boys have fun getting their picture taken.
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John Swain Jr.
On some playground equipment it's difficult to be brave
Tommie Jean Irons
Mrs. ullenix' Fourth Grade
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Mrs. Shortls Fourth Grade
Dodge ball can get rough, but still be fun.
Some time you just have to stand around and wait for a game to
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The party is over and only the cleaning up and memories are left for
the sixth grade.
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teams next year.
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Pee Weels Win Tri-County
The Pee Wee team, under the direction of Coach Chuck
LaGrange, won the Tri-County Baseball Tournament and
placed third in the League. The team consists of boys aged
six through ten, They played a total of 14 games for the
TEAM MEMBERS: FRONT ROW: Mark Whisenhunt,
Dennis La Grange. Kipp Kesterson, Keith Edmonds, joey
Jones. MIDDLE ROW: Freddie Casey, Tim Chambers,
Bruce Tidwell. David Henderson, Paul Childress. BACK
ROW: Coach LaGrange, Greg Rae, Mark Edwards, Philip
Phillips, Blue Kesterson. CNOT PICTURED, Perry Ma-
jors, Rodney Standridge. Will Featherstonj.
Little League Team Takes
The Little League team. under the direction of Coach
Waldo Wilson, won the League championship and placed
third in the Tri-County Tournament. This was the first
time since they entered the League six years ago that they
won the championship. Members of the Little League team
come from within the Mount Ida School District and are
between the ages of eleven and thirteen. Their season con-
sisted of 14 games.
TEAM MEMBERS, FRONT ROW: David Lappin, jeff
Wilson, Bo Tabor, Parris Relic, Matthew Black. MIDDLE
ROW: Coach Wilson, Kevin Wilson, james Smith, Bart
Williams, BACK ROW: Philip Standridge, Charles Brown,
Stacey Buttson, Gary Smith,
Not all balls went foul for the Pee Wee's.
Pee Wee Basketball
FOURTH GRADE, FRONT ROW: Shane Forga, Fay james, Alan
Ball, Bruce Tidwell, David Henderson, Tim Chambers, Brian
Thrasher. Steve Gossett, Phillip Carr, Paul Childress, Mike Price, Blue
Kesterson, jerry Wheeler, Greg Rae. FIFTH GRADE, MIDDLE
ROW: Kip Kesterson. Mark Whisenhunt, Tommy Cupples, Rodney
Standridge, Donnie Stovall, Keith Edmonds, Paul Cox, joey jones,
Will Featherston, Jimmy Jones, Dennis Lagrange, Perry Majors.
SIXTH GRADE, BACK ROW: David Lappin, Luther Snow, Alan
Norris. Chris Elder, Coach Sonny Stanley, Royce Carter, Eddie
Clenney, Mike Lybrand.
FOURTH GRADE, FRONT ROW: Kim Lagrange. Gina Cox. Donna
Smith, Kimberly Sims, Sarah Brown, Lisa jackson, Treasa Jackson,
Bonnie Wheeler, Lisa Strother, Mira Chambers, Tamara Whisenhunt,
Brenda Wheeler. FIFTH GRADE, MIDDLE ROW: Cheryl Lee.
Vanessa Vorga, Karen Simpson, Marlene Scurlock, Wendi Wheeler,
Laurie Standridge, Lisa Wheeler, Stacy Elder, Carolyn Robbins,
Sherry Adams, Sabrina Bates. SIXTH GRADE, BACK ROW: jerry
Beall, Tina Shaw. Rhonda james, Terri Edwards, May Guinn, Coach
Sonny Stanley. Deani Graves, Echo Relic, Georgia Ballew. Rita Booth.
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1: Laurie justis. Quinn Taylor, Rodney Standriclge. Tommy dridge. Karen Simpson, Wendy Wheeler, Terry Edwardsg ROW 3
Cupples, Perry Majors. Alan Norris, Mark Whisenhunt, Will Keith Edmonds. Paul Cox, Cheryl Lee, Luther Snow, Tim Hutchin
Featherston. joey Weston, Director-Bob Sivils: ROW 2: Patty son. Mike Mendenhall. QNOT PICTUREDJ-Gary Ford,
Some work is done together . . . , . , but other work is done alone with Mr. Sivils.
Seventh grade boys are awed with their new environment.
Pres.-Alvin Lambert, Vice-Pres.'Rusty Whisenhunt, Sec. U
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S.C. Rep.-Renee Short
Fire Marshall-Carla Wharton
Sponsor-Mr. jimmy Robbins
Mrs. Short takes time out to help Carla Manley with a hard problem.
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S.C. Alt.-Rhonda Kitchens
Sponsor-Mrs. jackie Cox
S.C. Rep.-jaree Reed
Sec. Br, Treas,-Nita Covington
Fire Marshall-Yvonne Wiley
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S.C. Atl.-Kevin Wilson
S.C. Rep.-Philip Standridge
Sec. 85 Treas.-Bo Tabor
Fire Marshall-Chuck Brown
Sponsor-Mrs. Virginia Short
Reporter-Johnny Edwards CNOT PICTUREDJ
Cindy Van Steenwyk
Mary Ann Dillard
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Rep., Gina Mayberry: Reporter, Barbara Scott: Fire Marshall, Mary
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S.C. Alt.-Mark Blocker
Fire Marshall-Larry Thornton
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Griffithg Sponsor, Mrs. Betty Prince: Pres., Kim Whitey Fire
Marshall, Darlene Sanfordg Treas., Debbie Van Steenwykg S.C.
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Fire Marshall-Mark Vangilder
Sponsor-Mr. Billy Watkins
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President, Jimmy Spurling Vice-Pres.,
Brown: Sec.-Treas., Eileen Weston
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Reporter, Lyndi Richmond: Student Council
Repr,, jimi Stroopeg Fire Marshall, Mark
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The Senior Class has Worked hard this
year preparing dinners for a money-making
project. Saturday was spent getting
everything ready for Sunday. Bright and
early Sunday morning everyone Was at the
school cafeteria lending a hand with last
minute details. It was all hard Work but our
trip to Florida will be Well worth it.
Senior Favorites: Kenny jones and Kathy Whisenhunt
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Mr. Stillman and Mrs- FC2thCf5tOfl, 35 5lD0U501'5 Of the SCYUOY 01355, Senior Class Officers: Sec-Treas- Kathy Whisenhuntg Vice Pres Johnny
d6V0tC mklfly h0Uf5 Of work in Dfepqfing f0f the Class dif1f1C1'5' Spurlin: Sponsor, Mrs. Effie Featherstong Fire Marshall Kenny jones
Reporter, Deb Edwards: SC, Rep., Stephanie Standridge Pres Greg
Greeson: Sponsor. Mr, Preston Stidman.
FFA: Football C70-'75J: Track C70-'74J.
FFA: Basketball C70-'76j: Football C70-'727,
Co-Captain C'72J: Track C71-'725: Forestry
Team: Student Council.
JUDITH ELAINE BREASHEARS
FHA: Class Officer: VFW Sweetheart Q'74J.
TAMMY LENORE BRYAN
FHA: Student Council: Paper Staff: Jr. Glee
JEFFREY ROBERT CAMPBELL
FFA: Beta Club Officer: Student Council Of-
ficer: Annual Staff Editor in Chief: Football
V70-'75J: Who's Who in American High
Schools. Outstanding Teenager of America:
Honorable Mention All-District C'75J: Who's
Who: Distinguished American High School
Students: junior Play.
DEBORA KAY EDWARDS
FHA: Basketball Manager C71-'76J: Paper
Staff Editor in Chief: Student Council:
Library Club: Class Officer: Jr. Glee Club:
JAMES A. CJAYJ FEATHERSTON
FFA: Annual Staff: Paper Staff: Student
Council Officer: Class Officer: Football C70-
'75J: Basketball Manager: Who's Who Among
American High School Students: Outstanding
Defensive Lineman 1743: High School Prep
All-American C757: All-District Football C'75J,
THOMAS JOE FRYAR
FFA: Football C70-7373 Junior Play
PATRICIA MARIE GERRISH
FHA: Beta Club: Paper Staff: Geometry
Award C7451 Junior Play fTransferred from
GREGORY RAY GREESON
Procedure Team: Basketball C70-'76J: Foot-
ball f'70-'76J: Junior Play: Class Pres.: Stu-
dent Council: Annual Staff: Who's Who:
Distinguished High School Students: Boy's
State: All District Football C74-'75J: Ouachita
Conference Outstanding Back: All State f'75D:
Prep All American, Who's Who Among
American High School Students,
DAWN ANN HANAVAN
FHA: Senior Fair Maid: Homecoming Queen
6755: fTransferred from Grandview High
MARJORIE ANN HARDER
FHA: Beta Club: Student Council Officer: An-
nual Staff: Junior Play: Band: Who's Who:
Who's Who Among American High School
Music Students: All4Region Band C75-'765
ERNIE STEPHEN JOHNSTON
FFA Officer: Basketball C71-'76J: Band:
Forestry Team: Parliamentary Team: Who's
ALVIN LEE JOLLY
FFA: Mechanics Team: Paper Staff: Football
C70-'75J: All District Honorable Mention C'75J
JANICE INEZ JONES
FHA: Band F70-'74J: Transferred from
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FFA Officer: Basketball 170-755: Football
170-755: Student Council: Band: Parliamen-
tary Team: junior Play: FHA Beau: Who's
Who: Senior Favorite.
MARTHA JANE 1GRAY5 KELLOMS
FHA: Library Club: Beta Club Officer: Paper
Staff: Annual Staff: junior Play:
Distinguished High School Students of
America: Who's Who: World History Award:
Betty Crocker Homemaker Award.
GEORGE LIOHN KOSTELNIK, JR.
FFA: Beta Club: 2nd place State Electricity
Team: junior Play.
DEBBIE YVONNE LAMBERT
FFA: Beta Club: Library Club Officer: Stu-
dent Council Officer: Annual Staff: Basketball
170-765: coecaptain 1735: All-District
173.714, '755 Outstanding Defensive Player
173-745: junior 'Playz Girl's State:
Distinguished American High School Student:
Sophomore Fair Maid: Freshman Fair Maid:
Freshman Homecoming Maid: Sophomore
Homecoming Maid: Senior Homecoming
Maid: Library Club: Queen 1745: Miss MIHS
Fair Queen 1755: Who's Who: Who's Who
Among American High School Students 1755.
OTTIS CHRISS MANLEY
FFA: Football' 170-755: Mechanics Team
1755: Paper Staff.
FFA: Football 171-755: Track 173-755 All
District. Football 1755: High School Super
GAIL DENISE MAYBERRY
MARTIN EUGENE MAYBERRY
PATSY GAIL MINTON
FHA: Class Pres, C'71J: Jr. High Cheerleader
C'71J: Library Club: Student Council.
FFA: Paper Staff.
LEWIS KENT O'NEAL
FFA Officer: junior Play: Football C'70-'75D:
Basketball f'71-'73J: Student Council: Paper
Staff: Parliamentary Team: All-District Foot-
ball C'76D: Who's Who.
MARK EUGENE PHILLIPS
FFA: Football V70-'75D. Captain C7633 Beta
Club: Paper Staff: Class Officer: Parliamen-
tary Team: Honorable Mention All District
Football C7551 Distinguished American High
MELVIN LEE QUALLS
FFA: Football C70-'733: Parliamentary Team:
junior Play: Track.
ROBERT E. ROBBINS
FFA: Beta Club: Basketball C74-'75D.
WILLIAM PERRY RUTLEDGE
FFA Officer: Basketball 17137653 Football
C'70-'72J: Beta Club: Library Club Officer:
PATRICK RANDALL SAVEALL
FFA: Football C70-'73, '75b: Basketball C'70-
'7ll: Track, All4District: Most Handsome
C7431 Paper Staff.
FHA: Library Club: Who's Who: Jaycee
Queen C'7Sl: MIHS Fair Queen C'74l:
Homecoming jr. Maid.
WILLIAM TIMOTHY SHEFFIELD
FFA: Football Manager: Junior Play
jOHN FRANKLIN SPURLIN
FFA Officer: Beta Club Officer: Student
Council Pres.: Football C70-'75l: Basketball
C'7O-'76l1 junior Play: Parliamentary Team:
Class Officer: Distinguished American High
School Student: Boy's State: All District Foot-
ball C7531 Who's Who.
STEPHANIE ELAINE STANDRIDGE
FHA Officer: Beta Club: Band: Basketball
17057671 Co'Captain 1735: Student Council:
Annual Staff: Class Officer: Who's Who:
Distinguished American High School
Students: All-Region Band C'74-'76l: Who's
Who Among American High School Music
JOE SWINDLE Jr.
FFA1 Track: Football Manager C'74-'76l.
,IOHN PAUL TALLEY
FFA: Football Manager C7631 .lunior Play
MARK ALEXANDER THOMAS
FFA: fTransferred from Louisanal.
HELEN BETH VANGILDER
FHA: Library Club: Paper Staff: Annual
Staff: Who's Who.
FFA: Football 1'74-'75b: Basketball 1'75-'76J
junior Play: All Conference Honorable Men
tion in Football 1'75D.
MAGDALENE 1ROWLANDj WARREN
FHA: Class Pres 1729: Library Club Officer:
jr. Glee Club Officer: Student Council: Junior
Play: Annual Staff: Paper Staff Officer.
KATHY ANN WHISENHUNT
FHA Officer: Class Officer: jr. Cheerleader
1'70-'72J: Basketball 1'73J: Sr. Cheerleader
1747: Library Club: junior Play: Annual
Staff: Paper Staff: Student Council Officer:
Beta Club Pres: Biology Award 1'74J: Girl's
State: jr. Fair Maid: FFA Sweetheart 1'75J:
Who's Who: Distinguished American High
School Student: Senior Favorite,
FHA Pres.: Beta Club: Student Council: Class
Officer: Paper Staff Officer: Jr. Cheerleader
1'70-735: Sr, Cheerleader 1'73-'76b, Captain:
Library Club: Junior Play: Who's Who Among
American High School Music Students: Band:
Most Outstanding jr. High School Band
Player: All-Region Band 1'74-'76Q:
Distinguished American High School Student.
FFA: Football 1'72-'75D: Basketball 1'74-'75J:
Library Club Pres: Student Council: Junior
Play: Paper Staff: All-State Football 1'75J:
Outstanding Offensive Lineman 1'74J: All
District 1'74-'75J: High School Super Star
1755: Outstanding Lineman of Ouachita
Margie Harder and Will Featherston enjoy one of the Seniors' dinners
As this Bi-Centennial year comes to a close. it
is time to look back and remember the good times
we've had. Think of practicing for homecoming
and working on the prom decorations. Remember
all the good assemblies and the pep rallies and ball
games. Long after this year is gone, this annual
will remind you of all the good times.
Paula Jones and Deb Edwards enjoy the Junior-Senior
Leslie Bryant, our custodian, takes a lunch break.
Deyon Scott rides on the Jaycee float in the County Fair parade.
Johnny Spurlin and Debbie Lambert sell annual subscriptions in the lobby at noon
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