Munster High School - Paragon Yearbook (Munster, IN)

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Life is not a spectator sport Students get up and go with the help of ORGANIZATIONS’ activities. A+ service Challenging curriculum plus dedicated teachers equal A+ SERVICE. Playing with numbers Percentages, post-season play a key factor to SPORTS success. Just when you think you’ve seen them all Reebok ' s to radicals, PEOPLE give the school a new look. Wrap it up, I’ll take it! From hot shopping to restaurant hopping, check out the COMMUNITY. Closing agon 1987 Volume 22 Munster High School 8808 Columbia Ave. Munster, IN 46321 r 219-836-1450 ervlrvg It up Helping themselves to a French feast, freshmen Barbie Etter, Leslie Oarrow, Vickie Vrabel, Laura Dunn, Kath- leen Blair and Sarah Kosenka enjoy hors d ' oeuvres from the " land of romance. " Sampling foreign fare was Just one way of enhancing the flavor of a foreign language. Jcrazy nails Filled to the fingers with school spirit, freshman Pol- ly Falaschetti, shows her school spirit in a different way. Unique students searched for new alterna- tives to support a unique team. atch of the day Fishing for the right equa- tion, juniors Karen Kunkel and Karen Lesko test the different acids and bases. Working in the lab gave students the chance to solve challenging prob- lems and accumulate ex- tra-points. Flnal touches Pressed for time, Lisa Fehring, sophomore, works quickly to decorate the Class of ' 89 ' s jeep, for the Flomecom- ing parade. The Sophomore Class ' s skillful touch helped them to capture first place in the float competition. Morning, noon and night Something for everyone Catering to 1243 students and 76 teachers should be a difficult task. From skateboarding fanatics to the fashion-conscious students, diverse personalities created different needs and interests for the school to facilitate. Non conformist " Punk” hairstyles shared hallways with with conservative crew cuts, ripped jeans rubbed knees with Guess jumpers, and hi- tops walked in stride with high heels. Every imaginable personality had some blank they wanted to fill, and pleasing everyone wouldn ' t be easy. Grouchy seniors " Grouchy " after an all-nighter with Oscar, the seniors give their last hurrah as they kick off their final Home- coming parade. Although unsuccessful after three at- tempts to win. a combined effort helped them gain the consolation of second place. Over 1200 served 3 But as the year wore on, each student found numerous opportunities for filling in the blanks. An approved School Town referendum brought $600,000 in extra funds to raise educational services and purchase needed equipment. Foreign exchange students Americanized quickly and developed special interests of their own. The victories of a scnooi manac. Over _ _ 1200 history-making football team gave students something to cheer about at a wild pep session as the ' Stangs prepared for their first Semi-State experience. Furthermore, a newly formed Trivia Team captured first place in their opening competition. Whatever the event, " something for everybody " rang true, for in the end, the school managed to have served MB Classy brass Trumpeting to the Mus- tang Fight Song, senior Kathy Sims helps to keep the crowd rowdy. Though often overlooked, the Band was instrumental in keeping the crowd enter- tained. 4 Opening Mm Picture-perfect tackle. Caught from behind by junior Larry Wiley, an unlucky Calumet Warrior Is stopped short of a first down, The Mustang ' s staunch defense held the Warriors to only 16 points In their Homecoming victory. Over 1200 served 5 Mm Opposites attract Formally dressed in a casual setting, senior Brad Ech- terling escorts Rea Robinson, junior, to her next class. Students ' attire varied from the usual jeans and T- shirt to the out-of-the-ordlnary dress and high heels. Un-’’ bear’ ’-ably cold Intent on enjoying the football game, John Stewart, senior, comes prepared with air-horn In hand and bear muffs on head. Fans often found themselves braving the evening ' s chilling elements in order to catch the excitement of a live contest. Sang of four (Grooving to the sounds of Madonna, juniors Amanda McKinney, Kristen Sanek, Lori Anderson and Jody Clapman share a dance together. Dances became popular places for people to let down their hair and kick up their heels with friends. Checking It twice Surrounded by his " short " speech, senior foot- ball co-captain Dan Porter jokes with the crowd during the Homecoming pep rally. Two wild pep rallies were held to honor the record setting Mustangs. Three’s company " Viciously " tickling senior Missy Johnson, sen- iors Andy Sherman and Goran Kralj gang up on their friend. Students could be found goof- ing around from the Commons to the class- rooms. 6 Student Life Divider Day in. DAY OUT WEEKLY ROUTINE ROLLS ON 46 n ood morning Chica- I ' W ' goland! At 6:30 a.m., it ' s 50 degrees in the Windy City and looking to be another beautiful day! " Many students found them- selves starting off their week days with the sounds of their favorite early morning D.J. ' s. For some, the day began earlier that 6:30 a.m. People enrolled in Project Biology had to be in school by 6:50 a.m. for the class, which meant that they got up earlier than many of their fellow students. " Being in Project Bio is a major pain, because I have to get up so early, " senior Sara Holtan felt. " However, I ' ve gotten used to it and I ' ve just learned to rush. " Some athletes also felt the time bind as they reported for early morning practices. " I really had to rush to get to swim practice, " freshman Patty Luna said. " Then, after the workout, preparing for first hour was a pain. Sometimes I had to blowdry my hair in the hall- way. " When no special before-school activities required getting up ear- ly, students were frequently tempted to sleep late. “Most of the time I sleep in until my mom screams me out of bed or my dad drags me out by the hair, " senior Todd Marchand confessed. Over-sleeping forced students to find time-saving tactics in order to make it to school on time. " If I get up late, " explained senior Tony Hanas, " I jump in the shower, hop in my car, and drive across Community Park as a short-cut to get to school on time. " Perhaps students would have found it easier to avoid the morn- ing rush if they had started their morning routines earlier. But this was easier said than done in many cases. " I always promise myself that I ' m gonna wake up earlier, but when the alarm rings, I say ‘five more minutes, ' " Patty gig- gled. " I always think I should wake up earlier, but I ' m too tired in the morning, " Todd said. " There ' s no changing a dedicated procrasti- nator. " Other students followed strict routines to help stay on schedule. " I feel that I ' m extremely orga- nized. I know exactly what I ' m go- Twenty-four hours made up every day, seven days a week. Sometimes it seemed like time dragged on and on; other times, the minutes flew by and it seemed there would never be time to fit in everything that needed to be done. Regardless of how time passed, most weeks took on the familiar routine. ing to do and what I ' m going to wear, " junior Mari Ignacio ex- plained. " I have a schedule I fol- low every day. " Morning tasks sometimes in- cluded finishing homework that wasn ' t completed the night be- fore. " When I do decide to do my homework, I usually save it until the morning, " senior Jim Agness said. Others found it difficult to finish their assignments during the a.m. hours. " If I tried to wake up early to study, my brain wouldn ' t func- tion and I ' d fall asleep, " Todd said, " I find it ineffective. " " If I have homework left from the night before, I don ' t do it, " agreed sophomore Jen Beres. Whether spending the time do- ing homework, sleeping in, or practicing for athletic teams, stu- dents managed to fill the time be- tween the sound of their clock ' s alarm and the last buzz of the school ' s tardy bell. Regardless of how they filled in those minutes, one thing was clear: another school day was about to begin. 8 Weekly Routine Whaf a drip As he rinses off after morning practice, senior Jonathan Sherman prepares for the school day ahead. Swimmers, along with other athletes, found themselves rising be- fore the sun to prepare for a more suc- cessful season. Step right up With a foot in the door, freshman Rogan Beckman hops on the bus, while freshman Jo Galvin waits for her turn. Having to get up to make the 7 :05 trip mean ' s getting up before the crack of dawn. Rise and shine Rolling out of bed to the sound of her alarm, freshman Andrea Fefferman, leans over to turn off the blaring radio. The razor ' s edge After early morning swim practice, junior Mike Micenko shaves in the mirror of the locker room. Swimmers opted to get ready at school due to their early arrival. Crushed for Time 9 Day in, DAY OUT WEEKLY ROUTINE ROLLS ON Nibbles ‘n’ Bits As she takes a bite out of her pizza, junior Racquel Luera listens intently to the gossip at her lunch table. Lunch provided a break from routine classwork. Brown-bagging It As she peeks into her lunch sack, junior Hi- lary Hall checks out her noon time meal. Lunch hour also gave Hilary the chance to listen to her favorite songs and read a book. 10 Weekly Routine t4 Munching minutes — to lunch or not to lunch? Minutes before lunch, Joe ' s stomach growled obnoxiously. Whether he had an important U.S. History test to study for, or late nights of cramming had finally caught up with him, those 28 min- utes became an important part of his day. The Commons and the library became popular lunch hour spots. " When I have a big test, I skip lunch and go to the Com- mons or the library for some last minute cramming, " senior Tony Hanas explained. Usually filled, the commons housed many frantic students catching up on last min- The easy life Warm autumn weather lures juniors Mike Vlasich, Patrick Pluard, Neal Lorenzi, and senior David Bukowski to relax in the shade. Relaxing outside was another op- tion to lunchi ng. ute studying. Many students used lunch as a time to relax. “Lunch is a great time to catch up on all the latest gossip! " freshman Erica Boehm said. Others used it to catch up on much needed sleep " Long wres- tling practices and studying kept me up late so I used the time to sleep, " said sophomore Tom Elli- son. Some students skipped lunch to study, others found themselves making weight for an athletic team. " My gymnastic diet kept me from eating sweets at lunch, so I usually ate soup and salad, " junior Mary Blaesing said. Gymnasts weren ' t alone. " I try to eat light to maintain my weight for wrestling, " freshman Mike Ba- cino said. While most students settled for the cafeteria offerings, others evaded the administration and went to Burger King, McDonalds, Wendy ' s or local fast food places. " It is fun sneaking out of school to get a large shake and maybe fries, " junior Penny Opatera said. But Ms. Martha Groff, administra- tion aid, took this rule infraction seriously by patrolling the halls and the parking lots, looking for stu- dents who went out to lunch. " I drove my car into the student parking lot and parked between cars so they couldn ' t see me, " Ms. Groff explained. As the last second of the 28 minute break slipped away and the bell rang. Joe went back to class, anxiously awaiting the next 6 minute break between classes. Sacked out In a comfortable position, sophomore Jeff Crist " cops some z ' s " during lunch. Jeff had the perfect opportunity to snooze on sunny days. Checkmatel With great concentration, seniors Mark Sloniker and Brad Ecterling use their lunch hour to perfect their chess game. Junior Tom Feirek and senior Bob Berbeco spend their lunch hour in a leisurely fashion. To Lunch or Not To Lunch 11 Day in, DAY OUT WEEKLY ROUTINE ROLLS ON Students flock to catch love in the afternoon As the final bell rang at 2:45 p.m., students packed up their books and left the school day be- hind. They looked forward to planning their free time any way they chose. Some students went home and headed straight for the TV set. " I like to watch ' Love Connection ' because it ' s fun seeing the cou- ples argue, " said senior Yoko Na- kamura. Others couldn ' t wait to go home and catch up on favorite shows that they had taped during Love Connection Engrossed in the trials and tribulations ot a blind date, junior Jerry Cabrera and soph- omore Jen Beres enjoy “Love Connec- tion. " “Love Connection, " " The Dating Game, " and " Divorce Court " dominated after school TV time as students unwound from a hectic day at school. the school day. ”1 go home and watch my soap operas on the VCR, " explained freshman Keri Flickinger. While many students killed time by watching TV, others found dif- ferent ways to avoid boredom. “I talk on the phone, go shopping, or do my homework if there ' s ab- solutely nothing else to do, " senior Karen Livingston explained. Although many students went home right after school, others were involved in sports and extra- curricular activities, which took up a major part of their after school time. " During the tennis season, I find my time is limited, " explained senior Penny Karr. " I ' m on a tighter schedule because of a two-hour daily practice, so I just can ' t sit around and watch TV. I have to get my homework done first. " However, not everyone shared Penny ' s views. " When I get home from Drill Team practice. I ' m too tired to do my homework, so I go over to a friend ' s house, " said sophomore Kim Terandy. Whatever they did, students found ways to spend their after school time. They were relieved to just get the day over and find time to unwind. Mirrored Image Gestures and facial expressions became an effective aide for sophomore Karen Kunkel as she practices her Oral Interpre- tation speech for one of the speech coaches. Team members used after school time to work in the mirrored prac- tice rooms with the coaches to perfect their techniques. 12 Weekly Routine Takin ' a break Conversing on the phone with a friend, freshman Becca Ochstein gets a bite to eat in order to pass time after school. Rushing to the refrigerator or talking on the phone were common practices after a long day of school. Give It your best shot As the ball bounces on the rim and junior Kris Siebecker hopes her shot will sink, fel- low teammates practice a scrimmage game while preparing for their next game. Sports practices and actual meets and games, including Girls ' Basketball, filled after school time. Love in the Afternoon 13 Day in, DAY OUT WEEKLY ROUTINE ROLLS ON No bones about It Chopping Boneless chicken for a Chinese meal, senior Johnathon Sherman helps out with dinner. Early evening hours often found students lending a hand in kitchen duties. Ring It up Diligently adding up the customer ' s items, junior Cathy Nisiewicz slides products over the electronic sensor. Cathy, along with many other students, worked on week- nights in order to earn needed spending money. 14 Weekly Routine mm mm There ' s no time like night-time Night-Time Nonsense 15 When the last bite of dinner was ingested and the table was cleared, students searched for al- ternatives to fill their week night hours and avoid homework as long as possible. Prime time television seemed to be the answer. Whether watch- ing sitcoms, dramas, or the con- clusions to last weeks cliff-hanger, students set aside homework. " I tell myself I ' ll do my homework after one show, but another one comes on, and another, and soon, I just go to bed, " freshman Patty Luna said. Students who didn ' t view TV spent their time cheering on fel- low students at different athletic events. Some students had personal reasons for attending athletic events. ”1 go to the swim meets to see my boyfriend. That gives us a Tuned out With her attention focused on Algebra II, sophomore Allison Dedelow turns her at- tention away from the evenings pro- grams. Homework often took prece- dence over the television ' s offerings, chance to see each other since we both have hectic schedules, " senior Kerry Deignan explained. Others spent their evenings run- ning back and forth doing er- rands. " Sometimes I go out and get fun things like Jolt, " said An- drea Roy, junior. Many students eventually got around to studying; however, it was just a question of when. " I tried to get all my homework done early, so I could do what- ever I wanted the rest of the night, " sophomore Sharon Kim said. For some students duty called, which meant work took priority over homework. " Working at a lo- cal pizza place took up a lot of my time, but it really got me sick of pizza, " junior Sean Brennon add- ed. Although homework may have been piled on during the week, as students crammed for Friday tests or World Literature projects, the weekend was always just around the corner waiting to offer relief. Switch time Checking the listings, junior Jim Dryjanski and sophomore Jenna Chevigny search for a program to watch. Watching even- ing TV gave couples time to relax togeth- er. Day in, DAY OUT WEEKLY ROUTINE ROLLS ON A moment of silence As he lights a candle at Our Lady of Grace Church In Highland, sophomore Tim Dillon takes a moment to offer peti- tion by lighting a candle. Weekends not only found students at play but ful- filling religious obligations. l) 1 D Vi Snow job Ready to strike, senior Michelle Moore threatens junior Gary Eldridge with a snowball. Six inches of snow provided new possibilities for weekend fun, giv- ing students the added options of snowball fights, skiing, and ice-skating. Table for two Exhausted and hungry from their shopping spree, senior Jenny Koo and sophomore Sharon Pavol enjoy a quick french snack at Cafe Croissant on Michigan Avenue. Weekend visits to Chicago for shopping and eating were popular boredom bust- ers. 16 Weekly Routine Deuces wild Deck in hand, senior Chris Shaver deals out a round of poker. Waiting for his cards, senior Tim Broderson fantasizes about how the cards should fall. Overworked until welcomed-weekends How did students spell relief? W-E-E-K-E-N-D! This remedy provided the cure from a week filled with homework and tests. Students anticipated week- ends as an escape from a hectic weekly routine. " Because there isn ' t school and I can do whatever I want, weekends are the best days of the week, " junior Brian Ze- maitis said. Students faced many options for weekend activities. Some played card games to spend time with friends. " Our weekend card games were fun because they of- fered a chance to get together with all the boys and chew some fat, " junior Shaun Barsic said. Trips to Chicago also added to weekend fun. “My most memora- ble moment was when I went to Chicago in search of Duran Duran, following a rumor that they were in town, " sophomore Tiffanie Slathar said. For others, shopping offered the chance to spend some cash. “I love taking the train to Chicago for a day of shopping, " sopho- more Lisa Fehring said. For those who liked having their own spending money, weekends offered the time for work to pay off. " I love working at Michaels Restaurant on the weekends. The hours are really good, the people are nice, and best— I always leave with cash from tips, " senior Aron Krevitz said. A major weekend concern for some students was attending reli- gious services. Some chose Satur- day evening ceremonies, while others waited until Sunday. “I like going to church because we have a youth group that plans so- cial activities, " freshman Richelle Keilman said. Sunday afternoons often found loyal fans glued to their TV sets as they followed their favorite pro- fessional sports teams. " Sundays are lazy. I grab a big bowl of pop- corn and lay back and watch a few pro football games, " junior Bill Paz said. Shopping, parties and football games filled students ' weekends, but having fun became the main objective they set out to accom- plish between 2:45 Friday after- noon and bedtime Sunday night. Fill ’er upl Preparing his Camaro for the winter sea- son, senior Joe Bellovich adds antifreeze. Weekends provided needed time to catch up on car repairs and service. Up and at ’em To start his day, freshman Adam Rothschild relaxes in front of the T.V. to watch car- toons. " Richie-Rich " and " Dumbo " pro- vided incentive to get sleepy students out of bed. Welcomed- Week ends 17 h 18 Time Flies When You ' re Having Fun Lot ' s go crazy In preparation for the semi-state football game against Dekalb, students show their spirit in an attempt to rile up the players for the big event. Streamers, confetti, and lots of cheering were key items in motivating the team for their first semi-state game ever, Whack With a flick of the wrist, sophomore Saralie Herakovich returns her brother Adam ' s volley. Playing ping-pong with her brother proved to be just as much fun as playing with a friend. Faculty funl Celebrating Mrs. Phyllis Braun ' s, guidance counselor, 50th birthday, other faculty mem- bers throw her a surprise party. Joining in on the fun is nurse Mary Auburn, Dr. John Preston, and guidance counselor ' s Marsha Weiss and Annette Wisniewski. " Students just want to have fun . . . " When books were put aside and responsibilities fulfilled, students let loose and had fun the only ways they knew how. " I have fun by get- ting crazy and having jello fights with my friends, " senior John Stewart stated. Others found simpler ways to enjoy themselves. " I like to spend time with friends by going to movies or parties, " junior Becky Selig said. When the definition of fun was in- terpreted by students and teachers, resembling views were shared. " I think the definition of fun is escaping your responsibilities of school and work, " senior Matt Dwenger said. " Fun is anything that ' s not work, " agreed Social Studies teacher Mr. Ross Haller. While students and teachers agreed on what was fun, their ways of having fun meant two different things. Junior Marybeth Agness stat- ed, " My kind of fun is tepeeing someone ' s house. " While Mr. Haller added, “I enjoy playing a good game of golf. " Jello fights, crazy nights When the time came to stop hav- ing fun, students knew where to draw the line. " I stop having fun when people start getting hurt, " ju- nior Joe Knight said. Freshman Lin- ette Glendening stated, " The fun stops when it gets in the way of get- ting important things done. But when time flew by and the fun had ended, students realized they couldn ' t enjoy themselves forever. The time had come for students to get back to the books. Stumped While contemplating an answer, sophomore Jenine Berkowitz tries to figure out a sports trivia question in Trivial Pursuit. Sophomore Cara Felin patiently awaits her turn hoping for a chance to give the right response. D Time Flies When You ' re Having Fun 19 Subtle spirit week, pumped-up pep rally, all-night float leaves ' em un-niyni iiuui ern Restless and wild During halftime at the game, I felt unbelievable excitement and anxiety ... I couldn ' t help but cry senior Julie Blaine Float or no float? That was the question. As Homecoming ap- proached, many students won- dered whether the " Wonderful World of Jim Henson " would come alive. Classes tried to limit costs to under $400 in order to save money. " We wanted to save our money for a good Prom, so we didn ' t want to spend as much as we did last year, " said Kristen Siebecker, Junior Class president. Studying and sleeping seemed unimportant as students spent their time fluffing flowers and building the body of the float. " During the last couple of days of float, my home- work and study habits went down the drain and were replaced by flower making, " senior Adam Och- stein said. As the final week arrived, students dressed for Spirit Week in costumes ranging from Hawaiian surf shirts to Micky Mouse sweatshirts. Spirit Week reached its peak with Red and White day. “Everybody got really fired up for the football team and was raring and ready to go, " sopho- more Gina Wlazik said. The final day arrived with cold but sunny skies. Weary-eyed students entered the football field, tired but excited as each class got ready to battle it out for the Spirit Award. Stu- dents cheered their teams on as the classes competed in the three- legged race, leap frog, and wheel- barrow medley. While the medley teams raced, participants in the an- nual tug-o-war got ready to show their stuff. As the whistle blew, the freshmen and sophomore teams fought it out, with the shopomores coming out ahead. The Junior Class gave it all their might, but came out on the short end. Tension grew as the two winning teams took hold of the rope. At the sound of the whistle, both teams pulled as the expression on their faces grew serious. With their last inch of force, the seniors defeated the sophomores. " Last year I lost to my little brother so I got a chance to avenge my own de- feat, " senior Mike Autry said. As the races came to a close, Dan Porter football team tri-captain, ap- proached the microphone with a few words of enthusiasm. He jokingly pulled out his " speech " which was three feet long, and started to re- cite it when he crumpled it up and threw it at the crowd. “Last year I Super soph ' s In order to boost their teams morale, the sophomores display a bright and bold banner to show their confidence to win the medley relay, The sophomores went on to win the Spirit Award due to their loud cheering and screaming. Homecoming 21 Winner takes all Proudly displaying their prize winning float " Cookie Monster. " the Sophomore Class ex- presses their excitement by arousing the crowd. On the field of battle Giving it all they have got, the sophomores and freshman battle it out in the tug-o-war. The sophomores claimed the victory, but went on to lose to the seniors. Senior pride In the last minutes of preparation, senior Jona- than Sherman perfectly places " Oscar ' s " club. Last but not least Moments before the parade, the juniors an- ticipate the long ride ahead of them. Fozzie Bear beared down by placing third in the float competition. ESTLESS,, stood back and listened to the cap- tains at that time stumble through their speech, " Dan explained. ”1 thought if I ever had to give a pre- game speech to the student body, I would make it interesting. " When the pep rally was over, students rushed from the football field to put the finishing touches on their floats before they were judged at the pa- rade. " Our float never really turns out the way we want it to, but it ' s really a fun tradition, " said junior Sue Anaszewicz. As the floats arrived at the Christian Reformed Church at 1:30 p.m., registered cars waited to be given a number to fit in sequence with the rest of the vehicles. After the parade, the floats were left in front of the school. The sopho- mores ' Cookie Monster, the juniors ' Fozzie Bear, and the seniors ' Oscar the Grouch became part of the de- cor for the Speech and Debate Teams ' Annual Chicken Barbecue. The team members began cooking the 1250 chicken halves at 12:30 p.m. The dinner was served from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. giving fans a chance to relax before the game. Profits from the dinner paid transpor- tation and tournament expenses. As 7:30 p.m. rolled around, the fans grew eager as they witnessed the Calumet Warriors trample onto the field for the big event. But these fans became concerned when the halftime score read 16-6 Calumet. With all eyes focused on the field, the Marching Band, Flag Corps, and Drill Team started the halftime enter- tainment. The Homecoming court, which followed the band perfor- mance included freshman Erica Boehm with freshman escort Rogan Beckman; sophomore Tammy Hollis escorted by junior Tom Boyden; and junior Jennifer Paulson with senior es- cort Tim Brodersen. Julie Blaine with senior escort Bill Durham; Sheri Feffer- man with senior Pat Rau, and Eve Karras with alumnus Bob Kish com- prised the senior p rincesses. The class princesses strolled across the field to await the announce- ment of queen. Spirit Award, and float. " During halftime at the game, I felt unbelievable excitement and Business before pleasure As her eyes focus on the construction, senior Kerry Deignan continues to tie flowers onto the skirts. Students sometimes had to perform two tasks at the same time in order to ac- complish their goal. Added effort Tying a flower onto the chicken wire, sopho- more Kevin Mybeck shows class spirit. Due to their hard work, sophomores ended up win- ning the float competition. 22 Homecoming A cut above the rest With scissors in hand, senior Don Mikrut cuts a piece of chicken wire. After the chicken wire was put into place, flowers were add- ed to decorate the float. Chips ahoy As he completes the final touches of the float, sophomore Bob Molnar examines " The Cookie Monster " to make sure ev- erything is in tact. The cookies added one of the many effects that was needed to win the float competition. Duty calls Carefully placing a flower through the chicken wire, sophomore Erica Mowitz completes her responsibility of finishing the skirt on the float. Much time and effort went into perfecting the final product of Fozzie Bear. Homecoming 23 n ESTLESS ' cont. anxiety. The intensity increased even more when they announced our names and we had to walk across the football field.” stated newly crowned Homecoming Queen. " I couldn ' t help but cry.” While the court took their seats. Student Body President, Blase Polite announced the winning float to the " Class of 19 ... 89. " The sophomores also captured the Spirit Award, while the seniors consoled one another as they faced the fact that they never had won a float. As the game came to a close, ecstatic fans cheered as the Mustangs pulled from behind with a victorious 23-16 win. The fun and festivities continued Saturday night as students arrived at the dance, ready to boogie down. As students sauntered through the doorway, Kermit the Frog and color- ful streamer decorations provided by the freshmen greeted the cou- ples. As students raced against time to find dates, create decorations, and finish floats, Jim Henson ' s Muppet world came alive. Doubts and spec- ulations wouldn ' t shadow their fun. Clowning around Under the watchful eyes of DECA member Cassie Fortner, junior who ' s already received her newly painted look, Michelle Connor, ju- nior gets the careful attention of temporary make-up artist, senior Kim Falusi. Illustrated faces and clown costumes promotes the fes- tive Homecoming spirit with balloon sales. 24 Homecoming A helpful hand With the point of a finger, Mr. Bill Friend assists juniors Pablo Bukata and John Jimenez as they prepare the Speech and Debate Chicken Barbe- cue Dinner. The annual dinner raises money for the Speech and Debate members ' traveling ex- penses. Add It upl Figuring out their profits from the DECA bal- loon sale, junior Jamie Williamson, senior Rich Wojcikowski, and junior John Whited make sure everything is in tact. Money was no object. The buddy system In hot pursuit of victory, seniors Randy Gluth and Tom Arcella make their way to the finish line. Their team work proved to lack speed as they trailed the other classes. Olel With their arms locked tight, seniors Scott To- bias and Greg Adams dance to the music. Snapping their fingers was one way to keep the beat Moral support Eagerly awaiting the Queen announcement, court members include freshman princess Erica Boehm with Freshman escort Rogan Beckman, junior princess Jennifer Paulson with senior escort Tim Brodersen, senior princesses included Julie Blaine with escort senior Bill Dur- ham, Eve Karras with alumni Bob Kish, and Sheri Fefferman with escort senior Pat Rau, and sophomore princess Tammy Hollis with escort junior Tom Boyden. Julie later went on to be crowned queen. Homecoming 25 Blaring walkmans. Battling Bands, ■ m fined-tuned instruments entertain Musical youth “Helps you to get away from the everyday routine. Also you can shut out your teachers . " Fred Marshal " Bye, bye Miss American Pie, drove my Chevy to the levy, but the levy was dry. And some good old boys were drinking whiskey and rye, singing this ' ll be the day that I die " . “American Pie " Don Mclean ' s song tries to explain the importance of music in our society. This importance preoccupied stu- dents. “Music is good, clean Ameri- can fun and without it, a big part of the American way of life is missing, " said senior Rob Lesko. Music styles ranged from heavy metal to country. Students ' appre- ciation of music varied from one ex- treme to another. “In heavy metal music, the musicians are talented and the music is complex and the power in the music makes me feel good, " senior Brian Phillips said. “I enjoy country music because the lyrics tell a story. It ' s a good change from the typical Top 40 songs, " stated sophomore Richie Myer. The second Annual Battle of the Bands offered students a wide vari- ety of music, emphasizing the Ameri- can way of life. " Student Govern- Tuned in To help get in the creative mood, freshman Eric Roseen listens to a programmed song on his keyboard while sketching in art class. A change of pace In order to kick back and relax from hours of studying, senior Jeff Kobe puts his favorite tape. " No Jacket Required " by Phil Collins, Into his jam box. Music helped to lessen the homework pressures. ment sponsored Battle of the Bands because we felt as though we had a large amount of musical talent in the school, and it was a good chance to let their talent shine, " said senior Carolyn Pajor, Student Government Secretary treasurer. Battle of the Bands resulted in a first place victory and $100 for Uni- form of Youth; second place winners Daddy Oak and the Squirrel Mon- keys received $75; and Big Lunch Box finished in third place and won $50. “When it was announced that we won, I felt like I wanted to cry. It was one of the few things I wanted to accomplish in high school and I did, " sophomore Dejan Kralj bass • guitarist for Uniform of Youth, said. While other students performed in public, some students played in front of instructors in order to refine their musical abilities and techniques. Music was a popular pasttime whether students played, listened or practiced it. It was an American tra- dition that musical enthusiasts took pride in as well as carried on in the only way they knew how. 26 Musical Youth Mystical moments In the shadow of darkness, senior Aron Krevitz emerges through the fog while performing in the Battle of the Bands. Aron played guitar in the band Uniform of Youth, who took a $100 first prize, in the competition. Let your fingers do the walking Getting a helping hand, freshman Becky Sims receives instructions from Mrs, Donna Rivich, private music teacher, on her finger place- ment. Like many others. Becky sought outside tutoring to enhance her talent. SPINNING the dial It became almost habit- forming. Wake up in the morn- ing to the comforting sounds of a familiar dee-jay, relaying triv- ial tidbits of information and wisdom to his sleepy-eyed au- dience. Surveyed students indi- cated their choices for their fa- vorite early-morning pick-me- up. Z-95 took the top spot as the hottest radio station in the city, mixing music and comedy from the Barsky morning zoo to cater to its diverse listeners. Fol- lowing closely, WCKG finished second in the voting. Ignoring the comedy music mix of it s competitors. Finally, taking third place, WRXR provided a Motown mixture of the golden oldies and the swinging singles of the ' 60 ' s. Whatever your fa- vorite, Chicagoland radio had more than enough choices on the FM dial. Musical Youth 27 Customs, vacations, exchanging gifts — | more than one way to celebrate h ' A Pi P } l H Oi LI DA i YS “I dressed for the Crier Halloween party because I wanted to win — even if the prize was only a bag of potato chips. ” senior Nicole Rittenmeyer As the unsuspecting student woke up from her summer slumber, she checked her calendar to find that it was Labor Day not exactly one of her favorite holidays. " Oh no, " she groaned, " tomorrow school will start the beginning of 176 days of hard labor! " While many students reacted this way to the end of summer, some found other holidays more enjoy- able. " I like the Fourth of July be- cause it ' s in the summer and it ' s a big celebration. It is like one big party the whole day, " explained sopho- more Sonali Balajee. Students who wanted to give their sweethearts a special gift like Sweetest Day best. " I sent my boy- friend a Sweetest Day carnation be- cause I wanted him to know I was thinking about him, " stated senior Michelle Moore, Winter break not only represented Christmas and Hanukkah, but it also offered students a two week vaca- tion to do whatever they wanted to without worrying about the 7:45 a.m. bell, homework, or listening to a lecture. " I went to Acapulco over Christmas break. It was great, be- cause I enjoyed scuba diving, going to the beach, and shopping without having to think about school, " stat- ed sophomore Grace Cha. Long awaited spring vacation gave students a needed break half way through second semester. While some students headed West for a ski trip, others, including Project Biology students, headed South to Florida. " I was really excited about going to Florida over spring break because I was looking forward to it all year. It made having to wake up an hour earlier everyday worth the effort, " said senior Yoko Nakamura. Whatever the holiday students found different ways to enjoy them- selves, However, all agreed the best holiday of all was June 5— the first day of summer vacation. Holiday cheer Red . . . blue . . . green Under the direction of Mr, Richard Holmberg, Dipping an egg into the Paas Easter egg dye, senior concert choir entertains the audience Barbie Foreit helps her big sophomore brother at the annual Holiday concert. Chris make a brilliant green egg. 28 Holidays The finishing touch On her tiptoes, Susan Higgins, junior, reaches as high as she can to put the finishing touches on the Christmas tree. Just for you Whether Sweetest Day or Valentine ' s Day, carnations proved to be a thoughtful way for students to tell their friends, boyfriends, or girl- friends how much they were appreciated. Drill Team member Raquel Matthews, senior, passes out a carnation to senior Russ Brack- ett. A candle a day In celebration of Hanukkah, junior Tracy Silver- man lights a candle on the first of the holiday ' s eight days. Hanukkah, a festival of lights, sym- bolizes the faith of the Jewish people. Holidays 29 By land or by sea atre were just a few organized pro- grams that provided students with an outlet for their acting dreams. " Because the casts aren ' t always ___ m big at school, community plays give you a chance to be in more plays, if not always in a big part, " admitted junior Susan Higgins. " More plays mean more experience. " O Community plays provided only one outlet for students to vent their talents. Cable television gave similar opportunities to some individuals as well, such as junior Pablo Bukata and " Buddah Buddies " and senior Chris Gloff. Chris was asked to be the host of Channel 3 ' s " Northwest Indiana Theatre and Fine Arts. " " I ' m hoping j this could lead to a lucky break, " I stated Chris. Students expanded their theatri- cal experience through community m performances, they learned their own theatrical battlecry: " There ' s no business like show business. " 30 Community Theatre ftp. " All the world ' s a stage, " wrote William Shakespeare. Students found that this world expanded fur- f ther than just the stage at Munster. | f | Students turned to community V y J plays, summer theaters, and even cable television to develop their tal- I ents and to gain experience. Stiff competition, participants ranging from high school students to adults with families, as well as a vari- ety of people in the audience were characteristics that differentiated school plays from community plays. For senior Andy Sherman the disad- vantages often turned into advan- O tages. " I want to be a professional actor, " confessed Andy, " and com- munity plays provide more competi- tion than school plays. At school you try out for a character that ' s 20 years old against 16 and 17 year olds, but in outside plays you ' re up against 20 year olds that are really I good. When you do get a part it means a lot more. " Main Square Players, Highland Parks and Ross Summer Music The- Captured In a desperate attempt for help Chris Gloff (Joseph), senior looks to heaven for advice after being captured and thrown into jail. " Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat " was one of many plays offered to teens who wanted to get involved in the community. Point me to the top Pointing the way, senior Blase polite and junior Brian Zemaitis lead the way during a perfor- mance of “Joseph and the Amazing Techni- color Dreamcoat. " Trying to stay in unison was crucial for a successful community play. Ships ahoyl The cast of " Pirates of Penzance " and senior Chris Gloff re-enact Gilbert and Sullivan ' s musical. Audience participation merits the play as one of the community ' s favorites. Community Theatre 31 Pick a color While applying her make-up, senior Rosanne Trippel talks to senior Missy Johnson about her upcoming scene. Casual conversation helped ease the tension of the opening scenes. Tonight ' s homework Is . . . Intently practicing her role as an English teacher, senior Rhonda Pool gives an assign- ment to her “class. " Rhonda ' s role called for her to put up with some roomfuls of talented students. " Fame . . . Remember my namel " Flanked by juniors Cindy Michel, Heather Swan, and sophomore Saralee Herakovich, Susan Higgins, junior, sings the theme song to the play " Fame. " Susan played the character “Coco " for all six nights that the play was shown. 32 Fall Play Street-wise kids looking for a big break, performing arts students strut The right stuff " Most high schools have the same plays over and over. With Gregg Ladd at the helm, we will never have an ordinary play. " Kris Siebecker, junior " Fame, I ' m gonna live forever . . . " sang the enthusiastic high school stu- dents as they danced across the stage. No, it wasn ' t the opening to the television show on Channel 9. The music came from the auditorium as Theatre Munster opened its fall play, " Fame. " The plot focused on students who attended a high school for the Per- forming Arts in New York City, with five major characters taking center stage. Coco, junior Susan Fliggins, stopped at nothing to get as far as she could as a dancer and singer. Senior Chris Gloff played the role of Bruno, a musician, who respected his classical music teacher, but modern music interested him more. Flaving been controlled by her mother all of her life, Doris, played by seniors Kerry Deignan and Rhonda Pool, finally be- came her own person as she pro- gressed as an actress. Leroy, a dancer portrayed by junior Brian Ze- maitis, had problems in school and with his teacher because he could not read. Andy Sherman and Blase Polite shared the role of Ralph, who wanted to follow in the footsteps of Freddy Prinze as a comedian. " Fame " differed from past high school plays. " This was not a typical ' high school production. Most high schools have the same plays over and over. With Gregg Ladd at the helm, we will never have an ordinary play, " said junior Kris Siebecker, who portrayed Mrs. Sherwood, an English teacher. One advantage to this play was that it gave more students a chance to get involved. " I looked for a play with a large cast show, and one that would incorporate different ele- ments of drama, dance, and mu- sic, " explained Mr. Gregg Ladd, dra- ma teacher, who directed the play. " Because the Fame supporting cast was so big, we didn ' t get to know everyone as well as we could have, " senior Kerry Deignan, who played Doris, said. Although some cast members griped that there wasn ' t enough practice time, " Fame " went on as scheduled, playing two weekends in November, and throughout the auditorium, the theme song boomed through the air . . . “Baby, remember my name! " Time out to study Using the last minutes before the curtain opens, sophomore David Beiriger studies in or- der to get his homework done. Memorizing lines and attending play rehearsals took a lot of time out of doing homework for cast mem- bers. Living on the lighted stage, two short productions make for Double pla y “I think that we could have used more practice time to polish up some of the flaws in the plays. ” sophomore Brenda Van Orman “Killing two birds with one stone” seemed to be the philosophy of The- atre Munster when they put on two different productions for the spring play. Instead of having to change the scenery every night, the stage stayed the same for both plays. Ex- cept for some students appearing in both productions, the stage was about the only thing that remained the same. Each play remained com- pletely separate from the other. Mr. Gregg Ladd, drama teacher, decid- ed to put on two plays " for some- thing different. " On one hand, the comedy “The Man Who Came to Dinner " dealt with Sheridan Whiteside, a famous author, played by senior Chris Gloff, who was staying at the Stanley house. On the other hand, “The Curious Savage, " also a comedy, revolved around the story of Mrs. Savage, played by senior Rosanne Trippel, and her kids. Mrs. Savage had an abundant amount of hidden money which her kids were trying to take away from her. For many students, having to do two plays was not an easy task. Ju- nior Kris Siebecker, who was involved in both plays, stated, “We have nev- er had two plays at once before— that was unusual. It was different and much harder. The time was limit- ed, so we knew we would have to work hard to pull it off. " Several peo- ple involved with the plays felt that even though it was Basketball Sec- tionals week, more people should have come to see the plays. “The audience turnout was terrible. The students have a pseudo sense of what is entertainment, " Mr. Ladd stated. Sharing the same view, junior Terry Kish, who portrayed Beverly Carlton in “The Man Who Came to Dinner " added, " Granted the fact that we had the plays during Sectionals, there were three other dates. " Although the students were unfa- miliar with the task of putting on two plays at once, they managed to pull through and give four performances to the best of their abilities. Listen up Before they begin dress rehearsal for “The Man Who Came to Dinner, " the cast mem- bers listen to Mr. Gregg Ladd, drama teacher, go over some last minute details, Pep talks helped to boost the students ' confidence. Extra hours, extra work In order to make sure the plays went smooth- ly, the students spent long hours at rehearsals. Trying to comfort Mrs. Paddy, played by sen- ior Ellen Fromm, Mrs. Savage, played by senior Rosanne Trippel, encourages her to open up and talk to people. Oh my goodness! Thrilled to see her name in a national maga- zine, Mrs. Stanley, played by senior Kerry Dieg- nan, delightedly looks over the magazine while Mrs. Dexter and Mrs. McCoutcheon, portrayed by sophomores Gina Nicosia and Karen Kunkel, share in her enjoyment. Trying to stay in character was one of the most diffi- cult tasks for many of the students to accom- plish. Tie it up Getting ready before the curtain for " The Curious Savage " opens, senior Andy Sherman helps junior Jeff Strater with his tie. The tension backstage was usually high In the final minutes before the play began. Easy does it Constant practice such as rehearsals and go- ing over lines helped the students to perfect their roles. Expressing his discontentment, Sheridan Whiteside, played by senior Chris Gloff, reluctantly sits in the wheelchair as Nurse Preen, played by junior Barb Helms, and Dr. Bradley, played by sophomore Bob Mol- nar, check to see that he is comfortable. Spring Play 36 _l Four days of non-stop music, plus double-cast lead roles make for 1 rlJN-FII IF ID WEEKEND . . . the performances were “outstanding. The musical was filled with exceptional acting. It was the best I had seen here in years. " Mr. Richard Holmberg " To dream the impossible dream . . . " sang Don Quixote as he stood in the courtyard of a mighty castle. " The impossible dream " was not so impossible anymore as the spring musical " Man of La Mancha " opened on April 30 and ran through May 3. The musical, touted as " the finest performance by students here in years, " contained elaborate cos- tumes, well-developed scenery, and talented acting. " Man of La Mancha " told about a man named Cervantes, played by seniors Blase Polite and Andy Sher- man, who was put into jail. Upon searching his chest full of belongings, his fellow inmates found a play that Cervantes had written, called " Don Quixote. " Cervantes took the in- mates into his imagination and act- ed out the play, playing the part of Quixote. At the end, Quixote died because he could not face reality. However, the prisoners did not like that ending, and Don Quixote then died due to his old age. According to Richard Holmberg, music teacher, the performances were " outstanding. The musical was filled with exceptional acting. It was the best I had seen here in years, " he said. Thinking of him As they ponder the well-being of Don Qui- xote, Antonia, played by junior Barb Helms, and the Housekeeper, portrayed by senior Rosanne Trippel, sing " I ' m Only Thinking of Him " while confessing to Padre, the priest, played by junior John Guerra. Although ex- pressing concern for Quixote, Antonia and the Housekeeper were really interested in his money and only thinking of themselves. Expressing a similar viewpoint sen- ior Rhonda Pool, who played the part of Aldonza, explained, " It was a difficult musical for a high school lev- el to perform, and I felt that we pulled it off well. " Apparently, Mr. Holmberg had hoped for a larger audience turnout. " I felt that we could have received more support that we did. However, opening night proved to be a suc- cess. It was a fine performance, " he added. The cast, which included 32 peo- ple, contained such a diverse demo- graphic of students that one would think conflicts would arise. However, they managed to work well togeth- er. " There was such a mixture of people— the athletes, the smart people, the drama people, and even the average " Joe " students. But we had a lot of fun because ev- eryone got along so well, and most of us were willing to spend long hours practicing, " said junior Cally Ra- duenzel, who played the role of Ma- ria. As the " impossible dream " came to a close, crowd, cast and crew alike came to realize that " Man of La Mancha " , was indeed the " finest musical in years. " With such a mix- ture of singing, dancing and acting, the production would have made even Cervantes proud. Touch6 In order to obtain the " golden helmet, " Don Quixote, played by senior Blase Polite, aims for a barber holding his shaving basin. Quixote had mistaken the barber ' s shaving basin as the golden helmet for which he had been searching. Just try It Mocking Don Quixote ' s true love. Aldonza, played by senior Rhonda Pool, the muleteers, portrayed by seniors Adam Tavitas and Tom Muntean and juniors Tom Johns and Scott Bra- kebill, sing " Little Bird, Little Bird " while Aldonza looks on with a grimace. Although Don Qui- xote could only see the good side of Aldonza, everyone elso knew she had the worst repu- tation in town. Picture perfect Carefully scrutinizing her makeup, junior Cally Raduenzel starts her preparations for the up- coming show. Careful attention to detail, such as authentic costumes and elaborate scenery, helped the audience absorb the plot. Spring Musical 37 Beat the clock Upon his arrival to school, senior John Stewart stays in tune with school policy as he punches in on the time clock. Students sometimes found this practice more frustrating than use- ful. Tight squeeze As her frustration builds, freshman Sarah Ko- senka stuffs her gym bag in her locker. Squeezing coats, clothes for after school practice, and numerous books into a 5 1 2 " locker often made students slightly perturbed and late to class. Total chaos Waiting for their class ranks, juniors Tiia Pit- kanen and Matt Sobolewski and sophomore Renee Meyers gather in the Guidance Office. Students often flocked to the office not only for ranks but s cheduling and personal prob- lems as well. 38 It ' s not an option “Everybody does it. It’s inevitable.” Ranging from sampling the school’s ta- cos to a confrontation with a guidance counselor, students found themselves sharing common chores and bores that a school year demanded. Students found it impossible to avoid their dreaded guidance appointments. “No matter how hard I try to remember, I forget my appointment at least once be- fore I actually go, " said junior Cindy Pearson. For those students who arrived late or left early, the time clock in the office proved to be a pain. “It’s so frustrating because when I punch in the time it nev- er goes on the right blank,” said fresh- man Bill Gibbs. Though students found the cafeteria to be a welcomed rest from classes, for some it was not the food they sought. GO LU m It’s not an option “It’s really weird how some of the food can look so good but taste so bad,” stat- ed junior Chris Smith. Unfortunately, locker problems were bound to happen to every student at one time or another. The 51 2 inch wide lock- ers posed problems for students. “I spend five minutes wedging my gym bag for practice into my locker and then it gets stuck on the hook. It is so frustrat- ing,” said freshman Amy Orr. With a necessity to wash hands or fix hair, students flocked to the bathrooms before school and during the passing periods. “I went to the bathroom once,” said sophomore Amy Hulett, “and I’ll never go back. It was packed wall to wall with girls putting on make-up and fixing their hair. You couldn’t even move.” Whether it was inevitable or not, stu- dents found themselves caught up in crowded halls and bathrooms, stuffing lockers to the limit and fiddling over a sometimes useless time clock. They had to do it. It wasn’t an option. It ' s not an option 39 Check It out While dancing to the music of Uniform of Youth at the SADD dance, juniors Kristin Rit- tenmeyer, Amy Spejewski and Penny Opa- tera look around to see how the dance is going. Informal dances were a welcome choice to the monotonous weekend routine. Time to themselves Posing as Bonnie and Clyde, senior Dianna Hol- ler and junior Ben Morey steal a moment to dance alone. All foreign language clubs sponsored a Mardi Gras dance to provide stu- dents with an alternative to the normal week- end festivities and to raise money. 40 Mini Mixers Who is that masked man? A change from the usual informal dances, Mardi Gras gave students the opportunity to come in costume and show their creativity. Senior Dennis Gifford and junior Pablo Bukata dance the night as Batman and a Munster baseball player. What’s Going on? Joined together to discuss their post dance plans, sophomores Susie Beckman, Nicole Rusnak and Nancy Gozdecki and junior Chris Smith take a break from dancing. Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) sponsored a dance to make students more aware of their organization and their purpose. Although not prom, informal dances were a welcome alterna- tive that students chose in order to break the monotony of the week- end " festivities " . " What are we going to do to- night? " was a question that popped into the minds of students during sixth hour on Friday. The answers ranged from going to the movies or even going out to dinner in Chicago. Sometimes though, classes or orga- nizations, such as Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) provided infor- mal dances for students to let loose and have a good time. The dances were held to raise money for the class or organization. The junior class had Sgt. Roxx play after a football game to raise money for the prom. " It was very effective in raising mon- ey, because a lot of kids came to see the band, " said junior Mary Blais- ing. " I don ' t think it would have been as successful with a D.J. though. " In comparison to formal dances, there were other reasons why stu- dents liked the informal dances. " You don ' t have to get dressed up, and you can go out with friends without worrying about a date, " added freshman Diana Adich. Supporting a similar view, senior Brian Rudlof added, “Personally, I love to dance, and it is a lot easier and more fun when you ' re not all dressed up. " Mini Mixers 41 Foot loose and fancy free Agreeing with this, junior Mark Roper joined in saying, " I like the in- formal dances better, because there are a lot less hassles, like mak- ing dinner reservations. " Although many students have fun at the informal dances, there was still something special for some about the formal and semi-formal dances. " I like the formal dances better, be- cause they seem more meaningful. They are something you look for- ward to, " said Mary. When the lights go out and the music dies down, formal or informal, it ' s the fun that the students remem- ber. Boutonnieres, bouquets, bow ties, lead to enchanted nights full of Dapper dancing We worked a long time cutting out paper hearts and making names out of glitter. We were so tired, but it really did look great. It was worth the effort! senior Holly Harle Finally, after weeks of anticipation the big night had arrived. Dresses had been selected and altered. Tuxedos for Prom and new blazer outfits for Turnabout were donned carefully. Awkwardly, corsages were pinned on and boutonieres rested neatly on lapels. After the mandatory pictures taken by mom and dad, the couple headed off to the high school. The night had defi- nitely begun . . . As music filled the air, tantalizing foods, such as pizza rolls and steam- ing nachos toyed with students tas- tebuds, and gleaming faces filled the cafeteria. The Annual Snowball Turnabout dance, sponsored by the cheerleaders was underway. With 245 couples dancing, Feb. 21 proved to be a night to remember. Highlighting the evening was the announcement of king and queen. As the theme song, " The Only One, " played, senior Brad Echterling and Footloose While letting loose, senior Don Yang flips off his shoes for comfort. Students found it was easi- er to dance the night away without the con- fines of their Sunday best. junior Rea Robinson took center stage as the royal couple. Tickets for the snowball were un- usual, they were silver keychains. " Having a keychain to carry is more fun than a ticket, because it is something I ' ll have forever, " fresh- man Julie Galvin explained. Group pictures became an impor- tant part of the evening. " The whole dance was fun but one of the best parts is getting your friends together and doing something different for a group photo, " explained junior Mary Baesing. As 1 1 p.m. rolled around the cafe- teria started to empty as the cou- ples left with an evening of dancing, chaffing, and eating behind them. Romantics As they sing along with the music, senior Tim Lusk and Sandi Oi can ' t take their eyes off each other. The song " That ' s what I like about You! " had students serenading each other. 42 Dapper Dancing Satisfaction guaranteed Pleased with his purchase, junior Jerry Ca- brera examined his bouquet from Bohling ' s Florist. Bouquets ranged from $12 to $35. Swingin ' Boppin ' to the music, senior Tony Hanas and freshman Erica Boehm enjoy each others company and a chance to be different. Dancing was the major part of the evening for most students. Time out To take a break from dancing, senior Robin Bogumil and date choose from the buffet. The bite size food, gave students an opportu- nity to refuel before hitting the dance floor again. Dapper Dancing 43 Fishing around Attempting to catch the goldfish, seniors Gretchen Gardner and Jonathon Sherman find that fishing is difficult without a pole. CEC spent over $2000 and many long hours deco- rating the Commons. Hand In hand Round dnd round the Commons senior Harold Paz and freshman Julie Purnick enjoy the mu- sic of Joe Banana and the Bunch. Getting into the music senior Tina White models her newly acquired Prom ' 87 shades, the dance favor. Kick up your heels As he takes to the dance floor, senior Dave Galocly grooves to the prom theme song " That ' s What I Like About You, " by the Ro- mantics. Students conceded that dancing in the Commons was more fun than walking in it on their way to class. Tying the knot As he places his bow tie around sophomore Lisa Dregas ' neck, senior Brian Rudloph deeply concentrates on the small clasp. Getting comfortable by tossing aside attire became common at the dances. 44 Dapper Dancing Dapper dancing Aloha! Walking into the front school entrance reminded prom- goers of stepping into a junglebook. A little bridge welcomed 196 cou- ples to cross over into the Hawaiian tropics, as palm trees, torches, and hanging monkeys delighted stu- dents eyes. The Hawaiian theme clearly stood out on Saturday, May 16, from 6 to 12 p.m. in the Commons. " We worked so long on this theme, I think it couldn ' t have turned out better. " said junior Class Executive Council (CEC) member Sue Anaszewicz. White sunglasses for the gals and black for the guys provided unusual prom favors, with a palm tree and Prom ' 87 printed on the left lens. " We proposed many favor ideas, but the School Board turned many of them down, so we finally got sun- glasses which went along with the Hawaiian theme, " Junior Class Presi- dent Kris Siebecker explained. CEC made the best use of the commons possible, by putting in ex- tra effort to decorate it like the jun- gle. " We were pleased with the turnout. Many parents and students showed up Friday night to help decorate the Commons, " said Mr. Gloff junior class sponsor. Joe Ba- nana and the Bunch, the band, went along with the Hawaiian theme. The monkeys hanging from the ceiling had a good time bobbing about to the bands tune. The students, like the monkeys, enjoyed the band, " The band was great, " stated senior Jonathon Sherman. To gain refreshment, students mo- sied over to one of the three straw huts, which were used as refresh- ment stands. The huts added a nice touch to the Commons, " explained junior Chris Smith. The main office was transformed into an aquarium, while the faculty and students who usually appear there were replaced by fish. As dinner was served flaming shish- kabobs were devoured, along with rice, macadamian nut sundaes and fruit cocktail. The decorations were rented by CEC, from Pier One Imports. The lamps, Hawaiian fans, bamboo chute chairs, fish nets, shells and torches added a nice touch to the Hawaiian theme. The ' 87 Prom was the first in five years to be held at the school, CEC worked long and hard to try to make it a success. Little Grass Shack Carefully attending their grass hut, Helene Nelson and Michelle Wambsganes, freshmen, joke with chaperone Mr. Siurek. Three huts in the Commons provided thirsty dancers with all types of pop. Dapper Dancing 45 Blistering temperatures, induction to the real world force grads to admit The he a t is on Well, we’re the first class in eight years to never win float, but that’s something! Jeff Kobe, Salutatorian Feeling the heat of the humid June day, 292 graduates, their friends and families all came together to honor the Class of ' 87, the 20th graduating class in the history of the school. “It was so hot, " recalled senior Morgan Noel. “Everytime I would try to look up, the sweat on my head would make my mortar board al- most fall right off. " Agreeing with Morgan, senior Sam Maniotes joked, “It was so hot that I must have lost 20 pounds. I think I ' m on to a new diet fad. " However, the stifling heat be- came secondary as the actual ceremony got under way. Present- ed by the Marine color guard, the colors of the United States were dis- played at center stage while the band, under the direction of Mr. An- drew Norman, played the traditional " Pomp and Circumstance " and “Land of Hope and Glory " by Ed- ward Elgar. Next, Rev. Ronald Schimal, C.P.P.S. President, Calumet College of St. Jo- seph gave the Invocation, asking that the graduates have the wisdom to achieve and never stop setting and reaching goals. “Today, you the graduates have started your life as an adult. Don ' t allow yourself to be cast to the side, " he urged. Dr. John Preston, principal, then made the presentation of the Vale- dictorian to his class. At that mo- ment, Giridhar Sekhar took the podi- um, expounding on diverse topics all rel ated to being an adult. “No long- er are our mistakes reflections of our parents. No longer can we hide be- hind their upbringing, " he explained. After Giri ' s short, but succinct speech, the Senior Concert Choir, under the direction of Mr. Richard Holmberg, sang two selections, in- cluding “Sanctus and the Hosana " from the requiem mass by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and " Memory, " by Ed Lojeski. Salutatorian Jeffrey Kobe was the next to offer words of wisdom to the graduates. However, his speech centered on the accomplishments and academic rigors of the entire class. “And then there ' s Govern- ment class, " Jeff remarked. “It ' s al- ways important to know the 15 steps to the law-making process, or the 64 most famous court cases in the histo- ry of the United States. " After short speeches by Superin- tendent Wallace Underwood and School Board President Mrs. Nancy Smallman, the magic moment had arrived and the diplomas were dis- tributed. After an enormous roar erupted as Andrew Zeman received his red folder, Dr. Preston ordered the class to “move their tassles to the right, " symbolizing the long awaited dream that many students kept for all four years. After a quick Benediction from Rev. William Rogers, Pastor of the Westminster Presbyterian Church, the new Munster High School alumni filed out of the gym as a complete whole for the last time. “It ' s so sad, " said Yoko Nakamura. “I ' m going to miss so many people. I can ' t believe that it ' s over. " As heavy black gowns were turned in and senior group pictures were seized, it was evident to see that the hot yet grateful graduates were looking forward to summer, Some would join the work force, some would go to school . . . yet they, together, would all share the title, “Alumni. " Give and take Fulfilling his duty as a School Board member, Mr. John Mybeck hands Todd Marchand his diploma. Todd took the liberty of adding " Je finis " to the top of his mortar board. 46 Graduation Signed, sealed, delivered Proudly showing his signed diploma to his fam- ily in the bleachers, Randy Gluth flashes a quick smile. The first thing students did as they sat down was to look for key signatures to assure their graduation. Bubble trouble To loosen the tension and monotony of an hour and a half ceremony, Diana Holler adds some popping spirits to the air with her bub- bles. Humorous pranks provided an outlet for pent up emotions. Say cheese As dad snaps away at one of more than a hundred photos to be taken during the day. Shelly Ingram and Michelle Wilson pose before the ceremony. Picture taking became an un- avoidable task during such a traditional event. Graduation 47 ft Students OSE debate Iranian arms deal as they develop a FOR NEWS Politics is often defined as having politi- cal wisdom; however, students questioned President Reagan ' s wisdom for selling arms to Iran for the release of United States hos- tages. Although the truth behind the arms deal remained clouded as top officials hid be- hind their Fifth Amendment rights, stu- dents had their own opinions. Many agreed with senior Adam Ochstein, who felt that the press overemphasized the whole event. " I think the press blew it way out of propor- tion,” Adam expressed. “It ' s like the press wanted to create another Watergate. " This i ncident also placed doubt in peo- ple’s minds about the honesty of the presi- dent and the government in general. “I don’t think what happened was right. The arms deal was dishonest because the gov- ernment is supposed to be setting exam- A SADD provokes student TTENTION Ad campaigns like " SAY NO! to Drugs” ' and “Don’t drive drunk” inspired the public to look deeper into the problems of drugs and alcohol abuse. One such organization, Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD), made students aware of the consequences of drinking and driving. SADD proved successful in informing the students of the dangers of drinking and driving. One measure taken by SADD in- volved the placement of posters through- out the school depicting victims of drunk driving accidents. “They were disgusting! " exclaimed senior Barb Payne. “ It made me realize that the victims of these accidents don’t always die, and the ones that survive might be maimed.” pies for the rest of the country,” added ju- nior Cami Pack. “It could cause us to not trust the govern- ment anymore if they continue to hide things from us.’ ’ Supporting a similar view, sophomore Dejan Kralj said, “I think Reagan was total- ly wrong. He’s a hypocrite, because he’s always talking about doing things for the better of the country. By filtering the mon- ey to the Contras, I feel he went against his own word.” On a more positive note, Adam stated, “I don’t see anything wrong with what went on. If the arms deal remained top secret it would have been an excellent agreement.” The government, the public and the press will continue to offer opposing views. Who was right will remain a debatable is- sue. Reduced class size, instructional equip- ment and supplies, and new computers are items students can look forward to due to the Nov. 4 passage of the Munster School Referendum. The referendum provided a $600,000 increase in the School Town’s op- erating budget. Approval of the referendum brought many positive reactions. " If the referen- dum enables us to have smaller class sizes, teachers will be able to give us more individ- ualized attention,” expressed sophomore Jamie Volk. " I feel that the passage speaks well for Munster as being a community that places a high priority on education,” proudly said Mrs. Linda Hess. Vo Community answers call OTE YES 48 Prime Time mini-mag Something to BRAG about in town One year ago, the Chicago Bears stole the hearts of loyal fans as they steam-rolled their way to their first-ev er Super-Bowl Championship. However, an equally amaz- ing football team kicked, clawed, and scratched their way to the “Final Four " in the state high school competition. Though they didn’t take home the championship, the Munster Mustangs gave fans some- thing to cheer about. With a come-from-behind 24-21 victory over Hobart, the team and coaches were overcome by pride to be the only Munster team to win Regionals. “I felt proud to be a part of such a great victory,” stated Coach Leroy Marsh. “It was a win that the players and coaches deserved after all the hard work of the past year.” The Mustang’s dreams of a State cham- pionship were dashed by the Barons of De- Kalb in a 14-6 loss. “Sure I was disappoint- ed,” said sophomore Tim Engle. “But it was cool to get to Semi-State.” Players, too, had mixed emotions about the defeat. “I felt empty, " said senior All- Stater Dan Hollis. " In retrospect, I was hap- py, too, because we did make it to the Final Four, and DeKalb went on to win State. We came close.” All good things must come to an end. However, their “never say die " attitude pro- vided a season of thrills, spills and excite- ment. Not quite the Monsters of the Mid- way, but they ' re working on it. Let ' s get fired up! Excitement fills the air as students cheer on the foot- ball team as they prepare to face DeKalb at the Semi- State game. A special pep rally was held in honor of the Mustangs ' success in the Regional game against Hobart. What was the biggest news of the year? . . . “It was when the Voyag- er was the first airplane to go around the world on one tank of gas, because it showed how technology is making advances. " — sophomore Amy Fraser . . . “The Summit talks with Reagan and Gorbechev, be- cause it effected the whole world. The decisions of these men can prevent nuclear war. ” — sophomore Robert Ballenger . . . “I think it was when the Bears lost in the playoff, be- cause everyone counted on them to make it to the Super Bowl again. " — junior Cami Pack . . . “It was Hulk Hogan re- taining the World Wrestling Federation Championship ti- tle, because he stands for the American way of life. ” — sophomore Mark Swindle Prime Time mini-mag 49 If given two hours of free time r how would you spend it? 50 Prime Time mini-mag Man’s best CHUM? " Old MacDonald had a farm, e-i-e-i-o. And on that farm he had an . . . eel?” Eels may not have been common down on the farm, but junior Brian Preslin took an eel as his pet. " I have a semi-ferocious eel and it’s a big responsibility. But it’s cool to see it chow on the goldfish I feed him, " said Brian. Many students enjoyed watching their pets. One student chose a goose to be her pet. “My pet goose Lucy is cute because she eats grass or lettuce sandwiches,” sen- ior Julie Blaine said. " It’s so funny when the neighborhood kids’ baseball goes into our yard because she stands right over the ball and honks. The kids are usually afraid of her!” Some pets served students as unique companions. " I love my rabbits. They’re warm and cuddly but most of all they never ‘talk back ' like dogs,” sophomore Amy Fra- ser explained. Whether playing fetch, walking a goose, or just watching the tropical fish, students found that pets could be good friends, yet big responsibilities. Much of students’ free time was spent taking care of their pets. Duck, duck, goose — Taking a winter stroll, “Lucy” the goose stops to enjoy a few quick pecks at a nearby bush. Under the watch- ful eyes of sisters Julie, senior, and sophomore Gina Blaine, Lucy is allowed to exercise at least once a day. Underwater wonder In a cautious attempt to examine his pet eel, junior Brian Preslin takes some time to enjoy his favorite hobby. Students found that unusual pets were often more interesting than the normal dog or cat compan- ion. " I ' d play with make-up and do some weird things with my hair, ” — sophomore Saralie Herakovich " I ' d go to Contempo Casuals and try on some really weird clothes, " — freshman Tracy Liming “ I’d try on all the clothes in my closet, " — junior Susan Higgins “ I’d go to Calumet Tech and mess with their laboratory experiments, ” — junior Mike Andreshak Writing stories to collecting postcards, teens developed " ERSONAL INTERESTS Americans watch an average of seven hours of TV a day. With eight hours of school and eight hours of sleep, students had little time left to spend on other activi- ties. But some still found time for their hob- bies. Some students took up short story writ- ing to keep themselves busy. " I’m writing a collection of stories with inside jokes about my friends. I hope someday they ' ll be pub- lished,” said sophomore Emily Rosales. Other students chose different ways to spend their private time. Some made home videos with their friends. " It’s fun to mess around and act crazy and be able to watch it over and over again with a great feeling of accomplishment,” said junior Mike Pietras- zak. Another activity some students took part A tribute to Marilyn Exhibiting yet another item from her wall-to-wall Mari- lyn Monroe collection, freshman Deanna Ryband marks the day on her Marilyn calendar. Hobbies of- fered fun ways to show off their private interests. in was postcard collecting. “My dad travels a lot so I get quite a few postcards from far away places,” sophomore Anne Bibler ex- plained. “It’s neat to look at them and see what other parts of the world look like.” Mo matter how busy the schedule, stu- dents made time for their personal interests and hobbies. Posters, knick-knacks, trophies and calendars make O PLACE LIKE HOME " There’s no place like home.” After a long day of school, students awaited the comforts of their bedrooms to kick back and relax. Students decorated their rooms to reflect their personalities. “I have posters on my ceilings and one wall is paint-splattered. My room is rowdy. That’s me,” said junior Vicky Olesh. “I have posters of rock groups and sports personalities on my walls so that people can tell what kind of person I am when they walk into my room,” said junior Matt Sobo- lewski. Sometimes, students sought refuge by spending time alone in their rooms. " I love locking myself in my room, jamming the stereo, and thinking about my life. It ' s very relaxing,” said junior Jennifer Vanderhoek. Some students found it easier to relax in a tidy room ‘‘I spend a lot of time in my room, so I try to keep it clean and organized or I’d never find anything,” said freshmen Mike Bacino. Others preferred keeping a messy room. “I guess my room looks like a tornado hit because I’m always in a hurry. But I like it because it looks lived-in,” sophomore Les- lie Schoon explained. Whether plastered with posters or sprin- kled with splatters, bedrooms reflected their owners’ personalities. From clean to tornado-strewn, students sought the com- forts of " no place like home " in their very own rooms. Private Time 5 1 Students find ways to cut movie costs by opting for OME VIDEO CRAZE Hot, buttery popcorn and a large Coke provided the perfect start for a night at the movie theatre. However, with the price of tickets going up, students turned to a bowl of microwaved popcorn and rented movies to relieve the craving for a good show. Instead of spending their allowances and work money at the movies, students found a way to cut the expense in half: rent. But a good movie became even better when friends were around to share in the fun. “My friends bring the pop and I supply the popcorn. We sit watching until the early morning, talking, and laughing,” junior An- gel Thompson stated. Some students found a sure way to enjoy movies at home — they made their own. “The best movies to watch are the ones that I and my friends made ourselves. You ' re sure to laugh,” senior Harold Paz stated. Another benefit to home movie viewing was greater snack variety — something be- yond the standard popcorn-and-candy mov- ie concession stand fare. “My friends and I order pizzas before we watch a movie so we can eat and be merry while watching,” sen- ior Kip Simmons stated. Enjoying a wide movie selection playing “at a theater near you,” students found the bite taken out of the usual cinema expense. What a feeling Checking out the contents of “Flashdance,” freshman Jeremy Brenman reviews some of the highlights of the movie. Renting movies from local video stores gave students a chance to view them with friends in the comfort of their own home. Students dance the night away as teen nightclubs become OCAL HOTSPOTS A sip of Club Soda was the only beverage necessary to create a feeling of “Jubila- tion” as students gathered together for a night of dancing and interacting with mem- bers of the opposite sex. " I go to Jubilation once every couple of weeks,” junior Cammi Champion said. “I like it there because I get to meet new peo- ple. " Proper music was a must when it came to dancing. Deejays spun requested songs and Top 40 hits. “Most of the music played was new wave. They play songs by ‘The Cure’; ‘Billy Idol’, and other popular groups. It’s great the way everyone gets rowdy when the songs are played,” junior Scott Brakebill stated. After the feeling of " Jubilation” faded, On cue As he takes a break from a night of dancing at Jubila- tions, sophomore Vini Santucchi catches up on his pool techniques. Playing pool helped Vini cool down after working up a sweat from dancing. the " Club Soda” fizzled out. When the lights dimmed and the music stopped, stu- dents knew that their night of dancing and loud music had ended. 52 Prime Time mini-mag MP. High school: times of life? “Enjoy yourself while you’re young. These are the best years of your life!” Stu- dents heard this cliche repeated as they made their way through high school. For some, the phrase seemed to hold true, while others felt that the best times were yet to come. “Best times” could happen anywhere. Vacations provided chances to meet people and see different things that couldn’t have or be seen by staying home. " Going on a cruise was the best time because I made new friends,” sophomore Amy Fraser stat- ed. However, some students found local ac- tivities memorable. “Last summer was the best because I hung out at the fair and be- came friends with the carnies, " junior Jack- ie Kieft said. Where memories were concerned, time spent with friends played an important part in students ' lives. “Some of the best times have been with my friends when we go out to eat,” sophomore Jen Wilhelm said. While going places was fun, material things proved just as satisfying. “One of the best times for me was when I got my stereo system because I had been waiting for it for a very long time,” freshman Mike Langer stated. Sporting events also provided fond recol- lections. Sophomore John Goodrich ex- plained, “I was waiting around all day to catch a fish and when I finally caught one it was huge.” On the other hand, students felt that the years to come would bring good times that would hold special memories. " 1 have not been anywhere or done anything different yet that would make a part of my life the best yet, but I’m still waiting,” junior Stacy Szamy expressed. For some, the future held the chance to fill the void of “the best time of your life,” while for others, the void had already been filled. Thanks for the memories . . . Is high school the best time of your life? rjU " No. Because parents ah ways say high school should Hi , be the most fun you ' ll ever have but when you go to have fun. they start remind- ™ ing you of your responsibil- ities. — senior Kris Jansen “Yes. Because you meet new people and get your driver ' s license. ” — sophomore Ravi Patel “Yes. Because I really love school and enjoy being in school. ” — freshman Chauni Huddleton Time of your life 53 What extreme would you go to to avoid studying? “I ' d scrub all the floors in my house with a tooth- brush. ” sophomore Heather Fesko “I’d read the Enquirer and other stupid reading mate- rial. ” junior Jamie Breuker Beating the BLAHS requires skill More common than a common cold . . . more painful than appendicitis . . . more strenuous than strep throat . . . what could such an evil affliction be? The blahs.” Unlike chicken pox, no vaccine cures this universal condition. And, although everyone is susceptible to catching the dreaded disease, all did not agree on the cures for what ailed them. But to each his own. Homework Blahs Symptoms: Writer’s cramp, bloodshot eyes, short attention span, urge for TV or telephone, drowsiness. Cures: " I watch the “Boob Tube” for a while or call one of my friends and chat a World of his own Preoccupied with the night ' s game against High- land, sophomore Erik Parker tunes out the teach- er. Defensive plans became more important than a lecture over " A Separate Peace.” 54 Prime Time mini-mag “I ' d watch all of the diving at the swim meet. " senior Kerry Deignan “I would offer to do the dishes. " sophomore Christy Szala few hours,” junior Robin Fandrie ex- plained. “Reading the comics,” senior Nicole Rittenmyer said. School Blahs Symptoms: Everyday-is-Friday syn- drome, writer’s cramp, drowsiness, morning blues. Cures: " I doodle a lot in my notebook, " sophomore Tammy Hollis said. “I roll up little wads of paper, " senior John Stewart said, “and shoot baskets Writer’s block Dragged down by hours of homework, senior Pen- ny Karr struggles to work on the rough draft for her English Comp 12-paragraph theme on education ' s role in society. with them.” " I write notes or do anything besides study binary nomenclature,” said sophomore Margo Cohen. Weekend Blahs Symptoms: Seen-every-movie-at-the video-store blues, no car or ride pains, houseworkitis, junk food binge. Cures: “I hold my breath, " said sopho- more Don Bremer. “I hangout at Southlake Mall,” said sophomore Jackie Johnson. Parental Grounding Blahs Symptoms: No phone, TV, computer frenzy, junk food attack, houseitis, no social activity aches. Cures: “I raid the icebox,” said sopho- more Jason Gedman. “I rearrange the clutter in my room,” sophomore Cari Van Senus explained. Weather Blahs Symptoms: Sit by the window blues, call-the-time-and-temp-every-five-min- Stormy snooze Disenchanted by a stormy December day, a sleep- ing junior copes with dismal weather by taking a quick nap. Sleeping was a favorite way to pass the time when weather was bad. utes-syndrome. Caught in the rain snow sniffles, slip on the ice aches. Cures: “I listen to ZZ Top if I can ' t go out,” said junior Jerry Cabrera. “I’d move to California,” said senior Marla Kozak. G .Whether passing go or pursuing trivia, competition turns to AMES PEOPLE PL A Y When no good movies were playing at local theaters, the video stores were out of new releases, and no parties were going on, what was there to do? Looking for a new clue to life, students took to card and board games to beat the boring hours. Of the many board games available the current trend found students playing the game of principles and morals, " Scruples.” " When there’s nothing to do, my friends and I get together to play “Scruples.” It is really fun to see how other people handle moral situations, " said junior Susan Hig- gins. Matter of Morals Principles were challenged as sophomores Kelly Livingston, Dina Hanes, and junior Kristin Hanes enjoyed Scruples. Playing games was a good way for students to beat homework blahs. Unlike “Scruples”, " Monopoly” offered players the chance to use luck and skill. “Monopoly is fun for a while, just to see who gets the most property and money,” said freshman Lisa Medynsky. Not all games require boards or dice; some involved more physical challenges. Ice hockey is one. “It’s a great feeling, out there on the ice. It gives you a great wor- kout,” said sophomore Thomas Ellison. Others ice skated at the rink in Homewood-Flossmoor. “Just skating around the rink was a good way to spend time,” said junior Brian Suirek. Whether second-guessing a friend or rac- ing down the ice, students found that there’s more to life than the “blahs.” Beating the blahs 56 ' Great America to time with relatives, outings provide rare AMIL Y AFFAIRS Some approached it with dread; others were all smiles at the prospect of " it.” What " it” could provoke so many diverse emo- tions . . . the family outing. The success of any family outing seemed to boil down to how well family members got along. “Going to places like Great America with the family is a good time be- cause everybody’s excited and there’s no room for arguing, " junior Eric Schwartz ex- plained. Some students enjoyed visiting relatives because it was a chance for everyone to get together. “It’s nice when my cousins come visit for a weekend because my mom makes a big dinner and after we eat we play Trivial Pursuit,” said sophomore Cara Phe- lan. For some, a family outing provided a re- laxing change from the rigors of being a student. " I like going to sporting events with the family because it’s relaxing and fun to watch,” said senior Paul Buyer. “It’s a great way to escape from home where there’s work waiting to be done.” On the other hand, some students pre- ferred to spend family outing time with friends rather then family because parents planned the same activities for each family outing. “I want to spend most of my free time with my friends because I’m going away to college. Also, my parents plan the same activities like bowling and picnics, " senior Missy Johnson said. The rare family outing took the place of the usual “day out with the gang.” Why? Outings gave students time with their fam- ilies instead of the same routine with their friends. Taking a break from the norm, youth groups provide ELIGION PLUS FUN Religious or ethnic group affiliation pro- vided more than just sitting through what seemed to be an endless service early in the morning or a long-lasting bible class late at night. Youth groups, including the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO), United Method- ist Youth Fellowship (UMYF) and B’nai Brith Youth Organization (BBYO), gave stu- dents the opportunity to participate with others of the same religious background through making new friendships, gaining responsibilities or just spending time with each other. " We planned many activities that kids really seemed to enjoy, such as dances, ski- ing trips and camping trips, " senior Sandy Hemingway, CYO president explained. Senior Russell Brackett, UMYF presi- dent, explained“being able to get together with other Christians and enjoy their com- pany was the major reason why I joined the youth group.” Social functions and fun- draisers were organized by UMYF. “Socializing is a main reason why kids join BBYO. Meeting hundreds of other peo- ple your age and making friends that will last a lifetime are the best aspects of joining a youth group,” said senior Michelle Deutch, BBYO president. To these students there was no such thing as a " boring morning at the church or synogogue.” Joining kids of their own reli- gion drew them close together as they shared beliefs. 56 Prime Time mini-mag How do you spend quality free time after school? “I joined BBYO because it was an opportunity to meet and gain friendships with kids in my own religion. " sophomore Nikki Gardberg “Taking college classes on the side not only gave me a head start as far as college credits are concerned, but also gave me more informa- tion for going to college than given in high school. " senior Renee Robinson “I volunteered my services because I wanted to be help- ful toward the handicap. It was well worth the time I put in to it. " senior Dave Galocy Time well spent 57 Lending a helping hand Working on assigned tasks, senior Dianna Holler and sophomore Susan Glennon volunteer their services at Munster Community Hospital. “My best family outing was when we went to a national park. We had a lot of fun tell- ing stories around the camp- fire. ” junior Debbie Koepke Volunteers HELP those in need Doctors, nurses and interns were not the only people w ho strolled the hospital halls. Volunteer workers roamed the hospital do- ing a variey of odds and ends to help busy nurses. Volunteer workers helped out at least once a week and did the work for personal satisfaction. " I volunteered because I really enjoy helping out the hospital and doing this makes me feel good about myself,” explained senior Dianna Holler. The tasks they did made them feel useful and helped patients get better. “I helped out the nurses with noncontact services such as carrying urine samples to the lab and delivering flowers,” stated Dianna. Some students chose to volunteer be- cause of future plans related to medicine. “I want to be a nurse and being a Candy Strip- er has given me good experience for my future years. I’m used to seeing a lot of pain and suffering which is hard to get used to,” said Susan Glennon, sophomore. Though they did most of the " dirty work”, these helpers didn’t seem to mind. They eagerly offered their help to make life easier for those in need. l thentic or hJ Does it soundJikejl iJ ToTpEpEES ! EEEE- MetoattendD ' EEtEEEEE eejMi sislsS-SJ 7rfs55ii»5SiS»s£- K the After all fcV Ahls ' 58 Clubs Divider Hand-eye coordination Following the music with her eyes, freshman Julie Waltham practices an upbeat version of the Star Spangled Banner. Rehearsals proved worthwhile as the Band entertained at both football and bas- ketball games. Life was not a spectator sport 59 Sobering signs Ready to drive their point home, sophomores Char- lissa Williams and junior Dawn Wrona put the final touches on their SADD-sponsored hearse. Parad- ing the vehicle helped bring a sobering message to the students. Bug off! Forced to climb in the cramped back seat, junior Cathy Romar prepares to ride in the German Club ' s Volkswagon Bug. Most clubs entered a colorful car in the annual Homecoming parade. Filling the communication gap Student Government, SADD unite student body through THE LIFESTYLE Diplomacy (di-plo ' ma-se) 1. Tact in dealing with peo- ple. 2. The art or practice of conducting international relations. Diplomatic skills came in handy during many situa- tions: telling Mom and Dad about a report card, talking to a police officer as he wrote out a ticket, or com- menting on a friend ' s new hairstyle. It sometimes helped to practice diplomatic tactics. For students involved in certain organizations, how- ever, diplomacy became a way of life. " The key to any successful organization at the high school level is the ability to communicate effectively with higher offi- cials, " senior Blase Polite, Student Body President, said. One group that tried to win through with their “tact in dealing with people " was the Student Senate. The Senate was made up of two branches. Student Gov- ernment and Class Executive Councils. Ten representatives from each grade level compro- mised the Student Government, whose goal was two- fold. " We wanted to create a harmonious blend be- tween students and administration, " explained Blase. " We also attempted to institute policies and programs that broke up the every day ritual of school life. " Some Student Government sponsored activities in- cluded Homecoming, pep rallies, and Battle of the Bands. A Christmas canned food drive and the annual student blood drive were also organized by the group. Responsibility for other activities fell to Student Sen- ate ' s other branch, the Class Executive Council (CEC). Each class elected ten people to represent them and the CEC ' s operated independently from one another, each group responsible for the activities of its own class ' operations. CEC did more than just conduct activities. " CEC ' s duty is to fill the communication gap between the school and students and their activities, " Matt Sobo- lewski, Junior CEC member explained. Another group using diplomacy coupled with com- munication was Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD). This awareness group had to use “tact in dealing with people " to explain their message to the student body: Don ' t drive drunk. Sometimes, getting the point across was not an easy task. " Anything involving drugs or al- cohol, it ' s hard to pull the kids together, " said SADD sponsor Mrs. Karen Cook. Many techniques were used to try to pull the student body together. " A guest speaker, Mr. John Reed, talked about his own experience as a drunk driver. He was very effective, " said junior Jeff Strater, SADD vice president. " We also heard a lot of response to the posters we placed in the halls and our announce- ments. " said Jeff. Hi ■■ 2 lL f 1 Student Against Drunk Driving (SADD). (front row) Jenny Koo, Cin- dy Michel, Christine Zudock, Dar- lene Kender, Mary Dragmur, Rea Robinson, Charlisa Williams, (row 2) Robin Frandrei, Kimberly Vickers, Mitch Gardberg, Gregg Schwartz, Jean Morgan, Beth Wrona, JoMary Crary. (back row) Missy Johnson, Kerry Deignan, Renee Giragos, Jeff Strater, Tricia Camino, Jeff Kwas- ney. Mrs. Karen Cook. Freshman Class Executive Council. (front row) Erica Boehm. Tammy Che- croun, Mia Song, Tina Schmidt, (row 2) Richard Han, Curt Sobolewski, Dave Mussatt, John Kim. (back row) Helen Nelson. Adam Rothschild, Sara Mintz, Deena Franko. 60 Diplomatic Lifestyle .eoder of the pack As official host for the Student Council District Workshop. Stu- dent Body President Blase Polite, senior, welcomed more than 200 students from 12 school in northern Indiana. The workshop helped Student Government members learn leadership skills. lit - - Junior Class Executive Council, (front row) Jenny Dedelow, Chrissy Zudock, Sue Anaszewicz. (row 2) Kris Siebecker. Senior Class Executive Council, (front row) Colleen Murphy. Julie Blaine, (row 2) Sheri Fefferman, Kerry Deignan, JoMary Crary, Julianne Chevigny, Sue Higgins, (back row) Mike Mertz, Tom Boyden, Matt Sobolewski, Todd Rokita. Cathy Labitan. (row 3) Kevin Trilli. Tom Arcella. (back row) Giri Sekhar, Morgan Noel, Brian Lorenz. Student Council, (front row) Darlene Kender, James Cha, Alison Glendening, Greg No- vak, Bronwyn Billings. Aeri Kwak. Dana Adich. (row 2) Tra- cy Liming, Susie Beckman, Sally Brennan. Andrea Roy, Julie Ba- cino, Cindy Simko, Robin Fan- drei. Laura McGill, (back row) Kristi Dunn. Tammy DeReamer. Jeff Flroczak, Carolyn Pajor, Camille Saklacynski, Adam Ta- vitas, Cindy Crist. Student Council (front row) Joe Galvin, Don Fesko, William Weaver, Lisa Chen, Julie Hol- land, Michelle Safko, Robert Molnar. Sonalie Balajee. (row 2) Cheryl Cooper, Barb Payne, Debbie Payne. Margo Cohen, Lynn Dechaneal, Tori Szurgot, Saralie Herakovich. (back row) Suzy Dickerhoff, Diane Adich, Tom Muntean, Conrad Al- mase, Nicole Rusnak, Blase Po- lite. Katie Flemming. Nancy Gozdecki. Sophomore Class Executive Council, (front row) Eric Pardell, Gene Chang. Dina Hanes, Tammy Hollis, Steve Hess. (back row) Sharon Pavol, Ja- son Ryband, Lisa Baciu, Pau- lette Pokrifcak. John Reed. THE L)Uju LIFESTYLE leads DEC A group to ring in cash 62 Diplomatic Life style What’s what? Promptly updating inventory, seniors Julie Wicinski and Kris Ware make sure the bookstore is kept fully stocked, DEC A is in charge of keeping " The Source " prepared for sales. While it aided those involved in SADD, “tact in deal- ing with people " also became a necessity in the world of business. For students interested in business careers, Distributive Clubs of America (DECA) provided a sam- pling of what a future in business might hold. As DECA members, students were able to spend just three to four hours in classes at school and then receive early dismissal to proceed to afternoon jobs. " Being in DECA, you have a good chance to get a job in a field you want to pursue, " club treasurer senior Kim Falusi said. " Dividing time between school and working, I get a sense of responsiblity that helps me to understand the business world, " added senior Missy Kellams, DECA president. Competitions in parliamentary procedure as well as other business skills against DECA members from other schools helped members to learn even more about the business world and about diplomacy in that world. " Parliamentary procedure helps you to learn how to conduct a business meeting by giving you first hand experience in what really goes on, " senior Jenine Pesti- kas said. To raise money to travel to district, state and nation- al competitions, DECA held a Homecoming balloon sale and a November candy sale. They also raised money for charity with their annual bowl-a-thon, mak- ing over $2,950 for Muscular Dystrophy. A canned food drive provided Thanksgiving dinners for needy people in the community. " DECA enables students to become aware of var- ious career choices and leadership qualities, " DECA sponsor Mr. Kent Lewis, business teacher, stated, " At the same time they can respond to and aid community services. " Bowling for dollars With a helping hand for Muscular Dystrophy, DECA members raised nearly $3,000 at their an- nual bowl-a-thon. Sponsor Mr. Kent Lewis explains the auto- matic score machine to mem- bers Cassie Fortener and Julie Moore. Feeding the needy As part of the DECA food drive, senior Mike Hinds and junior Nicole Fiegle pack food to be sent to needy families in the Hammond area, DECA was able to aid in var- ious community services through the year. Junior DECA. (front row) Judy Moore, Michelle Conner, Cas- sie Fortener, Lori Jucknowski, Mike Vlasich. (row 2) Vicky Olesh, Laura Goldasich, Rich Fabisiak, Jen Uzubell, Amy Der- olf, Kemp Simoneto. (back row) John Skertich, Chris Chronowski, Steve Dorsey, Tony Grady, Jim O ' Donnell. Junior DECA. (front row) Ra- chael Pomeroy, Karen Russell, Brian Preslin, Penny Opatera, Toni Garza, Michele Bartok. (row 2) Laura Skertich, Robyn Howerten, Debbie Koepke. Jennifer Fariss, Chrissie Vege- table, Heidi Ward, (row 3) Ni- cole Fiegle, Neal Lorenzi. Ran- dy Mattingly. Sean Brennan, Joann Clements, (back row) John Whited, Mike Ross, Larry Wiley, Pat Pluard, Barry Jan- xiski, Robert Kruisuowski. Senior DECA. (front row) Mr, Kent Lewis, Chris Duran, Bonnie Jones, Jenine Pestikas, Julie Wi- cinski, Evette Gadzala, Pam Wheale. (row 2) Dina Strange. Kris Ware, Angie Tsakopoulos, Kim Falusi, Michelle Basich, Mary Fissinger. (row 3) Carla Wilson, Mark Slonaker, Robert Gallo, Ray Hajduch, Laura Arent, Jennifer Johnson, Jay Patel, (back row) John latrides. Rich Wojcikowski. Chris Vogt. Melinda Beach, Mike Hinds. Sam Manzotes. Frank Scheive. DECA 63 Spanish Club, (front row) Me- lissa Nicholas, Leanne Fleck, Brenda Kloeckner, Tina Schmidt. Beth Wrona. Dana Adich, Lisa Maxin. (row 2) Mar- go Sabina, Morgan Hawkins, Deborah Rybicki, Stacy Szany, Nola Golubiewski, Jen Kel- baugh. (row 3) Lisa Baciu, Lau- ra Stover, Becky Levin, Christy Lomey, Jennifer Johnson, Mar- nie Gray, Gregg Schwartz, (back row) Cathy Labitan, Suzy Dickerhoff , Dennis Gifford, Phil Sorak, Mike Pietraszak, Steve Karol, Noel Javate. French Club, (front row) Kara Wachel. Christy Rossa. Deb- orah Rybicki, Rea Robinson, Louise Andreani, Jennifer Lew- is, Amy Claustre. (row 2) Dian- na Holler, Dianna Pudlo, Beth Sak, Elaine Schmidt, Kathy Sims, Mary Jo Hoch. (row 3) Bronwyn Billings, Alison Glen- dening, Aimee Orr, Wade Guy- ton, Lisa Fiegle, Sherry Goldyn, Trina Murphy, (back row) Da- vid Mussatt, Ben Zygmunt, Curt Sobolewski, Dan Loses, Brenda Van Orman, Shiva Ojagh. French Club, (front row) Sarah Kosenka, Laura Dunn, Hilary Hall, Mary Beth Arent, Mark Fa- rinas. (row 2) Amy Warda, Lar- issa Brown, John Kim, Lisa Chen, Laura Poplawski, Jennifer Ru- doloff . (row 3) Patty Luna, Sheri Tracy, Saralie Herakovich, Debbie Oi, Becky Sims, (back row) Sinae Kwak, Karen Kunkel, Kari Shapiro, Nikki Markovich, Kim Vickers, Amy Miedema. Game time Playing " pin the head on the skeleton, " freshman Jeremy Brenman participates in the " Day of the Dead " activities, sponsored by the Spanish Club. Dishing it out Serving food at the Germanfest, senior Rob Lesko and sopho- more Shelly Springer share the work. Germanfest offered a va- riety of food and deserts, spon- sored by the German Club. French Club, (front row) Vicki Vrabel, Jennifer Gershman, Michelle Safko, Emily Rosales, Amy Tobias, Julie Huard, Mrs. Al- yce Martt-Webb. (row 2) Beth Hayden, Jackie Johnson, Leslie Darow, Tristana Barlow, Sara Mintz, Christy Szala, Dawn Houghton, Gina Lecas. (row 3) Susan So- derquist, Aeri Kwak, Kathy Vaughn, Rob- in Skov, Nancy Gozdecki. Vinita Mehta. Tammy Checroun. (back row) Kim Szala, John Frost, Chris Harding, Jason Schaum, Irina Hentea, Tricia Camino, Tori Szurgot, Mary Kate Kish. 64 Diplomatic Lifestyle German Club, (front row) Eric East, Sasa Kecman, Pam Soderquist, Karen Lesko, Rea Robinson, Todd Apato, Danielle Mavronicles, Amelia Noel, (row 2) ' Jim Feeney, Kathy Romar, Jennifer Baker, Irine Hentea, Eunice Cardenas, Vanessa Kirincic, Natasa Bukorovic. (row 3) Jeff Strater, Christine Bobeck, Henry Yu, Mi- chelle Gill, Merrilynn Vranesevich, Phil Wang, Don Williams, (back row) John Nowak, Don Bremer, Christoph Heimer- mann, Russ Brackett, Rob Lesko, Pat Vale, Mark Swindle, LIFESTYLE from Oktoberfest to October floats The second part of diplomacy, " the art or practice of conducting international relations, " came into play through foreign language clubs. With cross-cultural ex- periences and activities, these organizations aided students in gaining understanding about other nations. ”1 try to bring the Spanish culture to the club by show- ing them Spanish movies, going to Spanish restaurants, and talking about life in Hispanic countries, " explained Spanish teacher Mrs, Anne Whiteley, club sponsor. Spanish Club also sponsored a party on the " Day of the Dead, " a traditional Spanish holiday. " On Nov. 2, people in Spain go to the cemetery and decorate the graves of the deceased family members, " Mrs. White- ley explained. " I really enjoyed the " Day of the Dead, " Doug Vis, freshman said. " It was a different experience learning about Spanish people and I enjoyed playing games and eating Spanish snacks. " Even fund-raisers had international appeal. German Club sponsored its annual Oktoberfest. " We held Ok- toberfest in the cafeteria, featuring a variety of Ger- man food, " said Mrs. Helga Meyer, German Club spon- sor. " We also had German Raffles and gave German prizes to the winners. We also played German music to set the mood. " Activities cost money, so foreign language organiza- tions held fund-raisers. French Club made money with a bake sale. " All of the students in French Club baked cookies, and we sold them during the lunches at school, " senior Kathy Sims explained. As this international spirit took over the foreign lan- guage clubs, diplomacy was seen in practice. Stu- dents found the diplomatic life style the only way to go for interschool activities. Foreign Language Clubs 65 ” Speechies " and Debators keep their mouths moving while racing with THE LIFESTYLE Talk of the upcoming meet raced throughout the room as last minute touches were added to speeches and debators brushed up on their topics. This sight was often seen after school at Speech and Debate prac- tices. Coached by English teachers Mrs. Helen Engstrom and Mr. Doug Fix, " We all worked hard to get our re- search done, the speeches or debates organized and lastly delivering them. It all took a lot of dedication and time, " said junior Rajesh Shetty. " The ability to communicate effectively with an au- dience, the ability to think logically, present ideas in an organi zed fashion, and to present the ideas effective- ly, these are all requirements of students in Speech and Debate, " said Mrs. Engstrom. Anyone may participate in Speech and Debate, but the varsity is hand picked. Selection was based upon a student ' s dedication, how hard they worked, coacha- bility, and their win-loss record. Practice began regular- ly in October, usually three days a week. Other time was spent practicing at home. " There was never enough practice. There were always things that need- ed to be perfected, " said junior Kathy Romar. " I set aside time when I had the house to myself, but it seemed that even when you thought it was done, you could have added more. " The annual Chicken Barbeque held on Homecoming was a major fund-raiser for Speech and Debate. The ticket sales contributed to the upcoming season. The money paid for judges, bus trips, and sending students to State and Nationals. When the Speech and Debate season was winding down, the Debate team took eighth in State. Speech and Debate qualified people for the Nationals held in Cincinnati, Ohio. The three people from Debate were juniors Conrad Almase and Rajesh Shetty on the two man debate and senior Giri Sekhar on the Lincoln- Douglas Debate. Qualifiers for Speech were seniors Bla- se Polite and Rhonda Pool and junior Kathy Romar. All of the dedication and hard work contributed to their achievement of their goals and perfecting their skills. Speech and Debate (front row) Ka- vita Patel, Susan Higgins. Nicole Rit- tenmeyer, Rebecca Sims, Amy Warda. Robert Molnar, Kris Zaun, (row 2) Adam Rothschild, Archana Vahra, Bob Smith, Jennifer Gust. Grace Cha. Steve Hess, (row 3) Robin Nagy, Donald Williams, Jenni- fer Baker, Andrea Fefferman, Sarah Kosenka, Dana Rothschild. Tim En- gle. (row 4) Eunice Cardenas, Barb Helms, Rhonda Pool. Kari Shapiro. Joe Sheets, Kathi Vaughn, (back row) Vicki Terranova. Steve Sersic, Ray Gupta. Phil Sorak, Giri Sekhar, Conrad Almase, Joe Krajnik. Speech and Debate (front row) Jennifer Beres, Michelle Quin. Jackie Johnson. Hilary Hall, Mia Song, Jenni- fer Gershman, Gina Wlazik. (row 2) Brad Echterling, Laura Williams. Col- leen Murphy, Nancy Gozdecki. Bronwyn Billings, Shefali Shah, Aeri Kwak, P.D. Paresh. (row 3) Kevin Jer- ich, Cindy Roh, Kerry Deignan, Laura Stover, Sonia Blesic. John Jimenez, Helen Kim. (back row) Kathy Romar. Heather VanVactor, Victor Fortin, Mike Pietraszak, George Melnik, Greg Witecha, Rajesh Shetty. Swamy Nagubadi. 66 Performing Lifestyle Speech and Debate (front row) Alison Rothschild, Becca Ochstein, Tristana Barlow, Sean Scheffer, James Chen, Becky Deren, Gina Nicosia, (row 2) Veena Jain, Jenny Koo, Darlene Kender, Shelly Springer, Thom Kontos, Ravi Patel, Laura Bukata. (row 3) Char- man Pestikas, Becky Lerrln, Julianne Chevigny, Carolyn Bradley, Tori Szur- got. Gene Chang, Scott Rubin, (row 4) Robin Fandrei, Jenny Bertagnolli, Jeff Strater, Nicole Rusnak, Becky Selig, Marcia LaMantia, Karen Kunkel, Heather Fesko. (back row) Brenda VanOrman, Eric Pardell, Vijay Jain, Pablo Bukata, Jeff Kobe, Dimitri Arges, Anil Jain, Darcle Dimitroff, Dynamic duo Practicing their speech on vid- eo, junior Barb Helms and senior Rhonda Pool perform for the camera. " Speechies " found that watching themselves on video helped to improve eye contact and body language. Into the Fire Preparing for the annual chicken barbeque, juniors John Jimenez and Pablo Bukata try to beat the heat. Speech and Debators co- ordinated this Homecoming event to raise money for send- ing students to Nationals, State, and for speech meets. Speech and Debate 67 LIFESTYLE promotes lob work, trivial pursuits Athletics to some provides a way to relax and let off steam. For others the Chess, Science, and Trivia Clubs offered a way to relax and enjoy academic interests. The 53-member Chess Club has been ranked as one of the top teams in Indiana each year. " Anyone can be a member of the team but they must prove their chess ability each day at practice, " stated Chess Club sponsor, Mr. Jeff Graves. " I was introduced to the game and with some natural talent, progressed rather quickly, " said freshman Henry Yu, the top board, or member, of the team. Other members enjoyed the social aspects of the club. " It gets you out of the house and you have a chance to do some socializing, " com- mented Senior Dennis Gifford. When it came to logic and deductive thinking, the Trivia Club had the game in the bag. The club partici- pated in two competitions during the year. They re- ceived a computer disk with nationally picked ques- tions and they had to answer the questions in six seconds to earn the top amount of points. " Trivia Club is challenging to see what frivolous information you may know, " said senior Giri Sekhar. Science Club consisted of members who wished to pursue the world of science through scientific research and discussions. Senior Russ Brackett chose the topic, " effects of caffeine on plants and insects, " as his pro- ject. Senior Jeff Kobe researched " the effect of auto emissions of bacteria, " a project which gave Jeff the opportunity to participate in national competition. Science club may seem simple enough to belong to, but it was very demanding of its members. " All the work on the project must be done after school or at home; this involves a lot of research in the library and the lab, " explained Russ. Exercising their minds instead of muscles. Chess, Sci- ence and Trivia Club members proved that participat- ing in after-school activities was as easy as using their heads. Make your move As they consider the possibilities, freshman Scott Spalding, senior Dennis Gifford and juniors Noel Javate and Gary Levy remain in deep thought. Good structured thinking made it possible to de- feat the opponent. Checkmate Intently studying his next move, senior Robert Berbeco contem- plates moving a pawn or a king. Though time-consuming, chess matches proved to be a popular way to spend time after school. Brain Storm Intently answering detailed questions, senior Anil Jain types in the most logical responses. This was one of the two national competitions the Trivia Club par- ticipated in during the year. 68 Competetive Lifestyle Chess Club, (front row) Gary Levy, Brad Ecterllng, Mr. Jeff Graves, Leif Sorensen, Sean Scheffer. Victor Ho. (row 2) Scott Spalding, Paul Berbeco, Vijay Jain, Ron Javate, Anil Jain, Noel Javate. (row 3) Ra- jesh Shetty, Robert Berbeco, Ian Lasics, Richard Osgerby, Giri Sehkar, David Moore, (back row) Pablo Bukata, Rob- ert Lesko, Don Bremer, Jeff Kobe, Mike Kloeckner, Dennis Gifford, Ray Bupta. Trivia Club, (front row) Heather Sehkar. (back row) Jeff Flore - VanVactor, Mr. Jeff Graves, zak. Morgan Noel, Blase Polite. Vijay Jain, (row 2) Anil Jain, Giri Science Club, (front row) Jyoti Vohra. (row 2) Irene Heneta, Noel Javate. (row 3) Anil Jain. Dimitri Arges, Dennis Gifford, (back row) Jeff Kobe, Russ Brackett. Chess , Science, Trivia Clubs 69 Scuba Club (front row) Robin Nagy, Jeff Graves (row 2) Diane Trgovich, Scott Orr, Don- ald Williams (row 3) Don Bremer, Robert Berbeco (Back row) Phil Sorak, Dan Porter, Mi- chelle Plantinga. Bowling Club (front row) Scott Spalding, Charlisa Williams, San Sebastian, Vicky Davis, Gary Levy, Brad Echterling, Debbie Maka (row 2) Christine Car- rara, Shelly Springer, David Moore, John Jimenze, Angela Crowel, Deana Baleckaitis, Jean Webber (row 3) Beth Wrona, Anne Marie Bibler, Rob- ert Berbeco, Eric Tester, Jeff Burger, Noel Javate (back row) Dennis Gifford, Steve Dor- sey, Rick Vendl, Mike Piet-Ras- zak, Chrostoph A. Heimer- mann, Joshua A. King, Joe Krajnik. Bowling Club (front row) Sean Scheffer, Mr. Jeff Graves, Ka- ren Lesko, Dianna Holler, Erica Zacny, Jeff Deutch (row 2) Beth Hernandez, Debi Bachan, John Kidh, Rob Dragomer, Billy White, Joe Lavasko, Lisa Thom- as (row 3) Gregg Schwartz, Dan Halloway, Chuck Kilgore, Christine Bobeck, Mary Fis- singer, Ed Pudlo (back row) Robert Lesko, Mike Klockner, Brian Phillips, Phil Sorak, Ken Babjak, Ellyce Kaluf, Rajesh Shetty. 70 Scuba , Bowling Clubs Bowling Club rolls, Scuba Club surfaces to become a part of the 7 HE 1U 4 LIFESTYLE Intense practices and stresstul competition pressures were not necessary for all academically orientated clubs. Scuba and Bowling Clubs offered more relaxed schedules that gave members the chance to exercise and meet others with the same interests. Scuba Club provided students who shared a com- mon interest a chance to explore the underwater world, and make new friends. " A lot of kids have an interest in scuba, but you can ' t dive alone, " club spon- sor Mr. Jeff Graves, Chemistry teacher, explains. " The club allowed for each rriember to have a partner to dive with in order to get to know different individuals better. " " Scuba Club gives divers the opportunity to delve in exotic places they might not have a chance to, " said club member senior Michelle Plantinga. " I dove with Mr . Graves in Curacao over Christmas vacation which was great because the diving was deep and clear, " said sophomore Don Bremer. For some members, participation provided more than just recreation. Scuba gave them experience of the days competition. Effi- cient score keeping was only one of the responsibilities for members of the Bowling Club, that might prove valuable in the future. " As a club member I can prepare myself for a future in Marine Biology, " said senior Dan Porter. While Scuba Club gave members the chance to ex- plore the underwater world. Bowling Club provided a chance to compete in the world of strikes and spares. With 60 students, the largest turn out ever, the Bowl- ing Club was an intermural activity for students with less pressure; competing for enjoyment. " The club is a lot of fun because you ' re competing with friends in a fun type of rivalry, " senior Dennis Gifford said. Twelve to eighteen teams competed each Monday from September through May. The top teams from first and second semesters battled it out at the end of the year for the Bowling Club championship. Junior Gary Levy led all bowlers with a 180 average score, and no handicap. “Bowling Club gives me something I can do instead of sitting around at home, " explained Gary. " It ' s fun bowling with new people; it makes the sport more enjoyable. " Whether striking for a higher score or diving to the depths of the Caribbean Sea, Scuba and Bowling Club members found a relaxing outlet for their sporting inter- ests. Bird ' s eye view Curacao, with its many scenic attractions offered sophomore Don Bremer an added incentive to keep up his scuba diving hob- by. The trip gave Don the chance to scuba in exotic envi- ronments. Rock Bottom While diving deep beneath the depths of the Carribean, sopho- more Don Bremer gets a chance to take a closer look into the un- derwater world. Scuba. Bowling Clubs 7 1 Playing our song Staying well after class, fresh- man Dawn Mann performs on the piano for her friends. Extra practice was often required to make certain that choir stayed in tune with each other. Senior Girls Sextet: (front row) Tyrah Fulkerson, Rosann Trip- Renee Giragos. Lila Jacobs, pie. Heather VanVactor. Kerry Deignan. (back row) Senior Girls Ensemble: (front row) Tyrah Fulkerson, Kris Zaun, Elaine Schmidt, Cheryl Cooper, Dana Baker, (row 2) Kerry Deignan, Heather VanVactor, Rosann Tripple, Carolyn Pajor, Renee Giragos, Cathy Cornell, (back row) Kelly Daros, Jen Fraser, Lila Jacobs. Kristen Johns. Senior Boys Ensemble: (front row)Tim Broderson, Tony Hanas, Jay Potasnik, Dan Por- ter. Goran Kralj. (row 2) Blase Polite, Randy Grudzinski, Bill Dodd, Rob Gallo, Dan Hollis, (back row) Steve Bryant, Jim Reddel, Steve McCormik, Chris Gloff, Adam Tavitas. Sophomore-Junior Boys En- sembles (front row) John Guerra, Mike Brozovic, Tom Johns. Kevin Dillon, Thomas Elli- son. (row 2) Ryan Gailmard, Jim Owen Deignan, David Beriger. (back row) Art Thompson, Scott Brakebill, Jason Ryband, Larry Wiley, Pat Schreiner, Tim Dillon. Doug Johnson. Sophomore Girls Ensemble: (front row) Kim Szala, Pam Pool, Heather Fesko, Ann Marie McCarthy, (row 2) Gina Wlazik, Stephanie McNary, Melissa Klee, Darlene Kender. (back row) Dana Richardson, Leslie Schoon, Tori Szurgot. Junior Girls Ensemble: (front row) Jodie Johnson, Tracy Sil- verman, Tammy DeReamer, Staci Schatz, Susan Higgins, (row 2) Karen Jurgenson. Kris Siebecker, Camille Saklac- zynski, Cally Radunzei, Kathy Romar, Lisa Tilka. (back row) Barb Helms, Jo Mary Crary. Amanda McKinney, Jen Vrlik, Amy Misczak, Andrea Roy, Kris- ten Haines. Senior Mixed Ensemble: (front row) Kris Zaun, Jay Potasnik, Eve Karras, Jim Reddel, Tyrah Fulkerson, Goran Kralj, Heather VanVactor, Steve Bryant, Cheryl Cooper, Blase Polite, (row 2) Rob Gallo, Dan Porter, zinski, Steve McCormik, Chris Gloff, Adam Tavitas. Dan Hollis, (back row) Rosann Tripple. Rhonda Pool, Kerry Deignan, Carolyn Pajor, Elaine Schmidt, Kristen Johns, Lila Jacobs, Re- nee Giragos. 72 The Performing Lifestyle Students shed their inhibitions and sharpened musical talents in choir class. Ensembles provided those who wanted an opportunity to sing for others with extra recognition for their abilities. Members of the seven ensemble groups practiced for long hours to be the best. " Students need a good voice and a dedication to singing, " stated ensemble director, Mr. Richard Holmberg. Formally dressed in black, white and red, the girls and guys sang for a variety of organizations and people. " I like singing in front of people, especially during the holi- days. It seemed to get everybody in the Christmas spirit, " stated Kim Szala, sophomore ensemble mem- ber. After weeks of practicing, many students faced the first time jitters of performing in front of people. " I was really nervous, " said John Guerra, ju nior ensemble member, " But after the first time of facing the crowd, it became easier to get up in front of an audience the second time. " Besides just singing, students profitted in many ways by being an ensemble member. “I learned how to read music and I also learned how to work with people, " explained Dana Richardson, sophomore ensemble member. Not only were new techniques learned, but student satisfaction was met. " I think ensembles gives me a feeling of self-fullfillment, " reflected Blase Polite, senior ensemble member. Students had different reasons for liking choir. “I like choir because I like to sing and work with people to get things done, " stated Elaine Schmidt, senior ensemble member. " Not only do I like to sing, but choir is a change of pace from the rest of the day, " added Steve McCormick, senior ensemble member. From long hours of practice to singing in front of an audience for the first time, ensemble members faced the beginnings of a performing life. Ensembles 73 Sharp Dressed Man Straightening his bow tie be- fore he hits the stage, senior Bill Dodd pauses to make sure his tuxedo looks perfect. Perform- ing in formal wear has been a long-lasting tradition for En- sembles. All dressed up . . . Swinging and swaying, the senior Mixed Ensembles groove through a version of ' ' Rudolph the Red-Nosed Rein- deer. " These and other yule- tide favorites were performed at the Choir Department ' s An- nual Holiday Concert. THE LIFESTYLE demands more than song , dance Practice makes perfect Weighed down by his saxo- phone, freshman Brian Mohr makes sure he plays the right notes while looking at his music. By playing with the brass section, he does his part in the bands per- formance. Band (front row) Kathy Hughes, Rea robinson, Chris Smith, Lau- ra Siska, Peter Wolf, Eric Holtan, Mike Jen. (row 2) Micheal Orosco, Chris Gross, Mary An- thony, Donald Williams. Greg Kocal, Eric Schwartz, (row 3) Paul Buyer, Dan Colbert, James Huang, Mike Gustaitis, Rick Fox, Kathy Sims, (back row) Bill Slosser, Robert Lesko, Steve Jones. Eric Parker, John Novak, Jeff Burger, Christian Gloff, Band (front row) Kelly Cronin, Tracy Laskowski, Kristin Johns, Christy Rossa, Louise And- dreani, Barbara Rajkowski, Rob Golden, (row 2) Ellen Black- mun, Deborah Bachan, Erica Mowitz, Elana Stern, Kristi Se- liger. Julie Walther, Karen Lesko. (row 3) Lisa Jabaay, Wil- liam Weaver, Mary Hoekema, Carl VanSesus, Amelia Noel, Brian Mohr, Debbie Buono. (back row) Adam Dumaresq, Dave Ensley, Erika Frederick, Tom Hudec, Tim Ghrist, John Lichtle, Mike Kennedy. Orchestra (front row) Eileen Toth, (back row) Rob Zando, Hahn. Russ Rackett, Caroline Charles Mickel, Chie Itoh. 74 Band, Orchestra T ' H Noisy crowds and queasy stomachs were all part of the performing life which many students participated in. Organizations such as Band and Orchestra met the task of entertaining people. Members of Band and Orchestra were faced with hours of practice and hard work. " You have to put so much time into band, " stated Chris Smith, junior, “but eventually it pays off in the end and it ' s very satisfying. " Dedication and long hours paid off when they earned seven first place honors in state and second place honors at Indiana School Music Association (ISMA) on April 11. Just like any other organization. Band held fund- raisers, such as car washes and bake sales to raise Lets students shine while in the spotlight money for the contests they attended. " Without the money we make from fundraisers it would be impossi- ble to travel, " said senior Elana Stern. Orchestra performed for people at the spring and winter concerts. Members of the orchestra put forth much effort and dedication in order to meet their per- sonal goals and to perform well. “For concerts, we learn the music during the hour. Then we are expected to perfect it at home, " stated sophomore Eileen Hahn. Despite the performing jitters and long hours, stu- dents felt that being a part of the performing life brought about elation and satisfaction when the job was done and they were out of the glare from the spotlight. Keeping In step While marching in the Home- coming parade junior Chris Smith leads the band. The drum major had many responsibilities, which included conducting the band It takes two As they prepare for their perfor- mances, Chie Itoh, sophomore, and Robert Zando, junior, re- hearse their number for an up- coming concert. The orchestra presents both a Holiday and a Spring Concert throughout the year. at many performances. Band, Orchestra 75 THE vft vU £ LIFESTYLE helps Flags, Poms strive for perfection Flag Corps and Pom Poms also had the task of enter- taining. Colorful flags twirling to the Band and red, white, and black pom poms keeping beat with the latest tune was the sight at every home game for half- time entertainment. The Flag Corps put many long hours of practice in under the direction of Mr. Andrew Norman, Band Direc- tor. According to junior Allison Potts, coordination and rhythm were the key factors to bein g in Flags. “Some people think that twirling a flag was really easy, but it took a lot or rhythm and coordination. People have many misconceptions. " Duties of the Flag Corps included marching in the Homecoming parade and peforming with the Band at home football and basketball games ' half-times. For tryouts. Flag members performed in groups of three in front of a group of three judges. “We prac- ticed for two weeks and when it was time, we were nervous, but we all made it, " said sophomore Danielle Hybiak, Flag Corps member. Pom Pom squad members, under the direction of Miss Marcia Karnes, also had to practice for long hours to perfect their routines. " Practices were three to five days a week and two hours each. During the practices we learned and perfected routines to be performed at home games, " said Kim Vickers, junior squad member. The Pom Pom squad performed routines cho reo- graphed by squad officers to “pop " music. “It ' s really hard to find songs that have a good beat and come up with a new and different routine every week, " stated junior Tracy Silverman, lieutenant. Pom Pom tryouts consisted of four girls performing two routines, one they were taught and one they chor- eographed, in front of seven judges. The judges scored the girls ' ability and composure, as well as their smiles while performing. The Pom Pom girls are also required to attend all away football and basketball games. “It ' s hard to at- tend every game, especially when it ' s raining or cold. However, the players can count on us to be there to cheer them on, no matter what, " said junior Jodie Johnson, lieutenant. When the flags and pom poms were put away until the next game, the girls felt good with a job well done in keeping the fans entertained. The " Performing Life " kept the girls of the Flag Corps and Pom Pom Squad on their toes and ready to go. Hut 2, 3, 4 Intent on keeping their lines straight, juniors Tracy Silverman, Stacy Franciskovich, Cindy Mi- chel, Jodi Clapman, and Jodie Johnson march down Ridge Road during the Homecoming parade, the Pom Pom Squad performed at the pep rally and during half-time of the Home- coming football game against Calumet. 76 Performing Life Pom Poms (front row) Cindy Michel, Donna Gladish, Lila Jacobs, Kim Terandy, Tracy Silverman, (row two) Kim Ku- miega, Katy Carroll, Cari VanSenus, Amanda McKin- ney, Amy Gluth. (row three) Jenn Brtos, Kim Koziatek, Jo- die Johnson, Stacy Fracisko- vich, Jodi Clapman. (back row) Raquel Matthews, Beth Stover, Tiffanie Slathar, Kim- berly Vickers, Dana Baker. Attentlonl In line for the Pledge of Alle- giance, juniors Allison Potts and Renee Maxin stand totally still during pre-game of the Griffith basketball game. The Flag Corps was a common site at half-time during basketball sea- son. Hold that pose Keeping a flag salute, senior Mi- chelle Ingram, captain, and sophomore Danielle Hybiak stand at attention during the opening ceremonies of Home- coming football game. The Flag Corps entertained the fans be- fore the game and during half- time. Flag Corps . Pom Pom 77 Keeping the beat With a smile on her face and en- thusiasm in her eyes, junior Stacy Franciskovich performs a routine to " Rock in America " by Night Ranger during half-time of the Griffith football game. The Pom Pom Squad practiced almost every day to perfect routines for home football and basketball games. Flag Corps (front row) Shar- on Murphy, Jenny Victor, Kim Flickinger, Jodi Quasney, Mi- chelle Ingram, (row two) Nola Golubiewski, Joann Cle- ments, Renee Maxin, Allison Potts, Marybeth Agness, Jen- ny Remmers. (back row) Danielle Hybiak, Amy Gifford, Cathi Cak, Jennifer Uzubell, Carlene Whitlow. Limbers up skills under the lights Drama Club members survived first-time jitters of per- forming and the grueling duties behind the stage. From the smallest role to the largest lead, it was all part of the " Performing Life.” " Drama Club is a beginning aspect to the art of dra- ma. It readies a person for the stage and it ' s a good start for the young actors and actresses just coming into the world of drama, " stated Mr. Gregg Ladd, dra- ma teacher. Beginning members of the club aimed for a higher lever of achievement. Being a Thespian was the next step up from being in the Drama Club. Points were awarded for stage appearances and other outside- of-school drama activities which moved members closer to their goal of becoming a Thespian. An accu- mulation of 35 points enabled one to join the honored ranks. One point was awarded for a walk-on, two for a small part, four for a medium role, and five points for a lead. Drama Club was also made up of people who dealt with the technical aspects of the stage. These people built sets, controlled lighting, and directed the behind- the-scenes work done during the plays " Fame,” " The Man Who Came to Dinner, " and " The Curious Sav- age.” " The technical work is also a part of the play. Actors and actresses are not the only people in a play. Without us backstage, the play would be virtually use- less, in a sense,” explained ju nior Michael Moses. When the lights dimmed and all was quiet, a feeling of accomplishment and joy filled the performers. Fast- paced and grueling, the " Performing Life” took its toll on newcomers and Thespians alike, yet the feeling of being in the limelight helped make up for all the sacri- fices. " Rubber-band " flexibility Stretching her muscles, sopho- more Leslie Schoon and junior Sally Brennan get prepared to go on stage for the play, " Fame. " keeping muscles limber helps avoid injury and allows the dancer to perform well. 78 Performing Life Never falling behind Doing homework while waiting to go on stage, sophomore Tammy Hollis prepares for the " Fame ' ' dress rehearsal. Spare moments were often spent do- ing homework during play re- hearsals to lessen the load. Places please While reading their lines and go- ing over stage placement, sen- ior Chris Gloff and junior Terry Kish get the feel of the play “The Man Who Came to Dinner. " " Blocking, " or stage placement, is important so the actors know where to go at any given mo- ment while rehearsing or per- forming. Drama Club, (front row) Dana Richardson, Kristen Walter, Lisa Fehring, Amy Warda, Robert Molnar, Sara Abbott, Jeanine Berkowicz. (row two) Sara Ko- senko, Dana Rothschild, An- drea Fefferman, Bronwyn Bill- ings, Tammy Hollis, Sally Brennan, Scott Reaubenne. (row three) Katie Fleming, Rob- in Fandrei, Leslie Schoon, Tom- my Johns, Aimee Orr, Becca Ochstein. (back row) Christian Gloff. Don Williams, Laura Sto- ver, Cally Raduenzel, Dindy Au- burn, Catherine Cak, Kimberly Vickers. Drama Club, (front row) Re- becca Sims, Mia Song, Jennifer Gershman, Cindy Michel, Sean Scheffer, Nikki Gardberg. (row two) Marybeth Arent, Mary Blaesing, Jules Slater, Jo Galvin, Christy Szala, Laura Dunn, Vicky Vrable. (row three) Kris- tin Johns, Missy Johnson, Tori Szurgot, Saralie Harakovich, Gene Chang, DeAnna Ry- band. (back row) Marcia La- Mantia. Mike Moses. Amanda McKinney, Cheryl Cooper, Shiva Ojah. Kari Shapiro, Todd Rokita. Waiting for the cue Reading along during rehearsal, senior Roseann Trippel waits for the cue on her entrace. Timing on entrances had to be just right, so the mood of the scene wasn ' t broken. rama 79 Hours of practice, extra effort help x best of the best ' reach new heights as they rise pi lyC ' THE CROWD Lost in a a sea of over 1200 people, students some- times felt like just another face in a crowd. But select members of some groups somehow managed to rise above the crowd, and through extra time and hard work, proved they were a rare breed. National Honor Society (NHS), Thespians, and Quill and Scroll had members who were recognized as the " best of the best " in those academic organizations. NHS recognized outstanding academic achieve- ment, and involvement in extracurricular activities. Consideration for NHS induction required a 4.2 grade point average (GPA), and an accumulation of 36 ac- tivity points achieved from participation in various clubs, sports, or community services. With 33 members, NHS was comparitively smaller than in previous years. " Academically there were many students who were able to become accepted into the club, but they ei- ther did not participate in other school activities or they just did not choose to fill out the requirement forms, " Guidance counselor and NHS club sponsor Mrs. Marsha Weiss explained. Another club of honored students described by " hard work " and " dedication " by sponsor Mr. Gregg Ladd were the Thespians. Stage crew members, ac- tresses and actors who acquired points for either per- formances, crew work or other theatrical activities, were initiated into the Thespian society. " Being a Thes- pian is important because you become recognized as an experienced member of the Drama Club, reward- ing all the time and effort given to the theatre, " Thespi- an Jennifer Frankovich, junior, said. " Thespians receive much prestige and honor, " ex- plained Thespian and Drama Club sponsor Mr. Gregg Ladd, " but they must live up to the reputation by work- ing hard and dedicating themselves to the theater. " " Learning about backstage, scenery, make-up and technical work is important for a well-rounded Thespi- an, " added junior Jeff Strater. " It is a lot of work but the satisfaction you receive when the finished production comes out makes it worth the long process of becom- ing a Thespian. " Standing out within the chaos of the Pub is difficult. However, those students who managed to excell in either yearbook or newspaper became noted mem- bers of Quill and Scroll. Membership rules required that students rank aca- demically in the top third of their class, as well as having contributed outstanding quality work in student publi- cations. “Quill and Scroll recognition is an honor be- cause it is an internationally recognized achievement for high school students, " said Mrs. Nancy Hastings, journalism adviser. This became only one of the reasons for excitement in receiving this award. As Crier Viewpoint editor Amy Zajac, senior, explained, " I am glad my love for writing has been noticed. " As a part of these groups, students proved they could rise above the crowd. With extra effort they not only accomplished what they set out to do, but they also received recognition along the way. It ' s like this Fulfilling his tutoring reqirements, NHS member Rob Lesko, senior, assists senior Ken Babjak in solv- ing chemistry equations. Before and after school tutoring was available throughout the year for any student requiring assis- tance. Stumped by what comes on the screen, junior Joyce Kozlowski takes a moment to retrace her programming. FORTRAN was changed to an accelerated class due to the more difficult subject matter. Finishing touches To enhance his appearance un- der the bright stage lights, junior Bob Molnar receives the finishing touches on his eyebrows by Mr. Gregg Ladd, director. Participa- tion in plays earned potential Thespian needed points. Quill and Scroll, (front row) Ted Sri, Tim Lusk, Amy Paulson, Christy Thill, Michele Sus, Amy Tom Kieltyka. Zajac, Veena Jain, (back row) Adam Tavitas, Anil Jain. Rhonda Pool, (row 4) Cindy Roh. Carolyn Bradley, Kathy Sims, Blase Polite, Giri Sekhar, Nicole Finwall. (back row) Christine Bokeck, Ted Sri, Rob Lesko, Jeff Kobe, John Burson, Morgan Noel, Russ Brackett. Thespians, (front row) Holly Harle, Sue Higgins, Jennifer Frankovich, Tyrah Fulkerson, Rhonda Pool, Barb Helms (row 2) Tricia Camino, Kerry Deig- nan. Heather VanVactor, Jeff Strater, Brenda Van Orman, (row 3) Chris Gloff, Brian Zemai- tis, Kris Siebecker, Marvin Mickow, Blase Polite, Renee Giragos. (back row) Gina Ni- cosia, Heather Fesko, Karen Kunkel, Craig Scott, Dejan Kralj, Kevin Bomberger. Gina Wlazik. National Honor Society, (front row) Emily Chua, Holly Harle, Lila Jacobs, Kristi Seiiger, Jenny Koo, Veena Jain, (row 2) Heather VanVactor, Colleen Murphy, Cathy Labitan, Lisa Thomas, Christy Thill, Barb Payne, (row 3) Jodi Quasney, Nicole Rittenmeyer. Beth Sack, _ NHS, Quill and Scroll, Thespians 8 1 Nerve-rocking decisions left Porogon to wonder IS THERE LIFE AFTER T Remotely tucked in the farthest corner of the South Building lies the " Pub. " Here, Crier and Paragon staff members frantically paced themselves to meet dead- lines. The very mention of " deadlines " struck fear into the hearts of both Crier and Paragon staff members. As the deadline dates approached, the Pub went into a fren- zy. Discipline and responsibility were quickly learned in order to survive and meet a deadline. " I had no idea what I was in for. I thought yearbook was a blow-off class. However, I learned quickly that wasn ' t so, " stat- ed junior Mike Mertz, sports writer. Organization was also a key factor in making the deadly date. As Student Life Assistant Amanda Hamil- ton, junior, explained, " The pressure was a good learn- ing experience. I know how to be more organized in my other classes and budget my time wisely instead of waiting for the last minute. " For Paragon and and Crier, Sept. 7 wasn ' t the start of the publication. Planning began in mid-July at the Ball State University Journalism Workshop. Seminars pro- vided advice and techniques for early planning and preparation of a school publication. Besides journalism work, there were dances, swimming and the opportu- nity for new friendships. " I had a great time there. I learned a lot more about journalism, and I also had fun participating and watching all of the activities that were available. The best part was all of the new friend- ships I was able to make, " stated senior Marvin Mickow, Front Page Editor of Crier. Crier, the bi-monthly newspaper, was a non-stop committment for staff members. The bi-weekly routine began on Tuesdays with beat news meetings to dis- cuss story ideas and topics to cover in the next issue. The following day, Wednesday, Editorial Board (EB) meetings took place to discuss specific coverage ideas. On Thursdays, the staff completed paste-ups, and finished the work at the printer in Calumet City. " We ' ve hit the extremes with printer. Early in the year we left printer after midnight, went out to eat and came home at about 2 a.m. In January, we made a turn around by leaving printer at 8:30 p.m., going out to eat at a reasonable time and coming home before Ted Kopel aired on Nightline, " senior Ted Sri, editor-in- chief, explained. On the other hand. Paragon arrived in August, so staff members scurried to meet monthly deadlines throughout the year. " There was a lot of pressure to keep up with past years ' standards. Putting the ladder together, which is a page by page list of every story in the book, entailed a lot of work and long hours. The best way for me to keep everything on track is to be organized, " stated senior Amy Paulson, Paragon edi- tor-in-chief. In order to keep staff members on their toes and to see that everything was turned in on time. Paragon editors issued the dreaded " blue sheets. " " We handed out blue sheets to anyone who missed any part of the deadline. Whenever anyone heard the words blue sheet, they thought of me because I threatened peo- Think about it To organize yearbook cover- age, seniors Amy Paulson, edi- tor-in-chief, Mary Myer. manag- ing editor, and Tim Lusk, copy editor, put their thoughts to- gether to decide what should go where. Putting the yearbook together takes a long time and a lot of team effort. 82 Life after deadline Paragon, (front row) Toula Kounelis, Jen Moser, Colleen Murphy, Amy Cohen, Kavita Patel, Stacy Franciskovich. Laura McGill, Staci Schatz. (row two) Mrs. Nancy Hastings, Tom Boyden. Tricia Camino, Renee Maxin, Sally Brennan, Amanda Hamilton, Kris Zaun, Eve Karras, (row three) Elana Stern, Amy Paulson, Paula Saks, Lori Anderson, Carolyn Bradley, Lisa Dywan. (row four) Mary Myer, Kristi Dunn, Mitch Gard- berg, Tom Kieltyka, Terry Kish, Beth Stover, Heather VanVac- tor, Kristin Sanek, (back row) Jen Paulson, Tom Arcella, Tom Fierek, Brendan McCormack, Tim Lusk, Kevin Dillon, Mike Mertz, Rob Blackford, Randy Gluth. Crier, (front row) Veena Jain, Michelle Sus. Pete Arethas, Ju- lie Bacino, Karen Gronek, Sue Anasewicz, Dianna Holler, (row two) Mike Gozdecki, Julie Gorski, Gregg Schwartz, Jean Morgan, Amy Zajac, Nicole Rit- tenmeyer, Mrs. Nancy Has- tings. (row three) Todd Rokita, Jennifer Frankovich, Conrad Almase, Amanda McKinney, Christy Thill, Roz Lambert, Elaine McMahan, (row four) Randy Cook, Tina Nowak, Ray Gupta, Ted Sri, Don Yang, Swamy Na- gubadi, David McMahon, (back row) Mike Mellon, Josh King, Mike Chronowski, Morgan Noel, Marvin Mickow, Gretch- en Gardener, Mark Saks. Tough choice While looking over pictures, senior Amy Paulson, editor-in-chief of Paragon, decides which picture would be best for an upcoming deadline. Photo editing required an eye trained on content and quality. Dire deliemma Usually seen with pen in hand, sen- ior Carolyn Bradley, photo editor, assigns photographers to take pictures. With so many photos to be taken, it took good organiza- tion and patients to keep the sys- tem working smoothly. Crier, Paragon 83 IS THERE LIFE AFTER Paste-up pressures panic staffers pie with them, " said senior Mary Myer, Paragon man- aging editor. Life in the Pub was not all pressure and deadlines. A wall-decorating war began between Crier and Para- gon members in the room. Items in the Pub ranged from a " Herb " poster from Burger King to a true-to-life size poster of Marilyn Monroe. Also decorating the Pub walls were photos of differ- ent staff members which contained a caption written by the wicked pen of senior Tim Lusk, Paragon copy editor. “I didn ' t mean to offend anyone with a caption. True, they were all in poor taste, yet some were very true! " Tim stated. The Pub proved itself to be anything but normal. One more added touch were strange parties, ranging from Crier ' s annual " Blueberry Festival, " where food, hair and clothing were blue, to Paragon ' s " Christmas-in- October " party. One of the most asked questions in the room be- came " Why do people abuse themselves like this? " " I do this because it is a creative outlet. It ' s also fun to be a big shot. Besides, it ' s great being the only male in the Pub on those late nights, " concluded Tim. Piecing it together Contemplating a page design, junior Jennifer Frankovich, de- sign editor, has the duty of mak- ing things fit on the page. Paste- ups are just one of the many du- ties of a design editor. 84 Crier, Paragon Making it fit Faced with a problem of having to cut six inches off the front page story, seniors Christy Thill, managing editor, and Ted Sri, editor-in-chief, confront an un- cooperative front page design. Editors often found themselves revamping stories and page de- signs on paste-up day to make all materials fit in the allotted space. Still only 25 cents With Criers in hand, senior Tina Nowak, photographer, makes a sale which will contribute to the papers $480 per issue printing budget. Crier sales helped keep the publication coming to the students twice a month on time. Check and re-check Paper sales do not only consist of selling in classes. It all starts in the " Pub. " Juniors, Pete Arethas. sports writer, and Mark Saks, business manager, check over and sort the papers before distri- bution. Opposing forces Lost in debate, seniors Heather VanVactor, assistant copy edi- tor, and Tim Lusk, copy editor, stand firm on their word choice. Staffers often found themselves rewriting copy two or three times to meet the set standards. Crier, Paragon 85 , . „ Fina i grade±h--S°iOal L SSSSSi rfudenfe ewcej junj rcoOd beJoixidjnt S fce . w se2aspirarrf -r-= TTterm paoerJorJhe_jetv ___ -—- over the liuwVlE ZZZZm challenge ' selective service ■ 86 Academic Divider H I 1 y M _ 7 ' Resting reader Oblivious to the events around him, senior Tim Lusk substitutes the library floor for a mattress as he reads about Japanese folk stories. Whether fin- ishing last-minute homework or just pleasure-seek- ing, students found 1,001 uses for the Resource Center. Teamwork With a helping hand from sophomore Aileen Han, Mary Tabion, sophomore, works on the day’s Alge- bra 2 assignment. Impromptu tutoring was a wel- come advantage for confused students. sweat Laid-back and loose, juniors Cubby Harding and Eric Diamond take the relaxed approach to giving their oral report in English class. Group work helped relieve the burden of students researching and presenting projects. At Service 87 Lab work Carefully working out the chemistry equations, junior Kristen Rittenmeyer works to finish a lab. Chemistry teachers require that students show their work on the back of the lab sheets. Dot-to-dot Bent over her homework, junior Jenn Brtos plots out graphs in Algebra 2. Making constructions and drawing graphs, as well as solving equations, were many of the tasks in required math classes. Playing the market Stocks move up and down and the fortunes of economic students move with them as the stock game progresses. Seniors Mitch Gardberg and George Smith consult stock market quotations to record any daily fluctuations in the stocks they chose. Name, rank, serial number equals year full of fulfilled obligations In most jobs, you are going to have to write . . . Comp helps you to perfect your writing skills, senior Dana Baker hate taking out the trash,” muttered Joe as he took the usual garbage run to the curb on Sunday night. “I don ' t like when people make me do menial tasks. " Students realized home wasn’t the only place where things had to be done. Required classes also fell into this cate- gory. Students had to take four years of English plus one semester of speech; two years each of math, science and so- cial studies; one year each of CJ.S. histo- ry and gym; plus one semester of health and safety. According to Miss Annette Wisniewski, guidance counselor, " We have required classes so that every stu- dent has a firm foundation in these basic subjects.” Required classes also taught students skills to prepare them for their future. " Gym taught me to cooperate with other people. It may come in handy when working with future business associ- ates,” stated Amy Gluth, junior. “In most jobs, you are going to have to write something sooner or later. Comp helps you to perfect your writing skills and to write better, " senior Dana Baker said. Some teachers agreed required classes prepared students for dealing with conflicts they might encounter lat- er in life. According to health and safety instructor Mr. Jack King, “Health and Safety teaches students things they do not make decisions on now, but may have to later, such as nutrition or treat- ing children’s illnesses.” However, there were still other values Early bird Highlighted by the morning sunlight, senior Ryan Boyd uses his spare time to complete his unfinished homework. Mandatory classes sometimes required a little extra time in learning the lessons. Second that motion Taking control, sophomores Anthony Powell, Rich Myer and junior Karen Jurgenson lead the Parliamentary Procedure exercise in speech class. Selective Service 89 SELECTIVE SERVICE _ to be learned in mandatory classes. " It is important for every student to have an appreciation and understanding of past events in our society to better under- stand the present and the future they will shape, " Mr. Tom Whiteley, (J.S. His- tory teacher explained. A few students felt required courses would help them resolve more personal conflicts. Senior Lila Jacobs said, “Gov- ernment gave me a general knowledge of how our government system works. It will become more useful when I choose who would best run our country.” “1 think Earth Science helped me learn what I can do to preserve our envi- ronment, " Amy Gluth added. Offering different opinions, some stu- dents considered certain classes less useful. “Basic math is somewhat useful, but what good are sines, cosines, and squared roots going to do you if you’re not planning on majoring in math?” questioned sophomore Cliff Balka. However, whether they agreed or not, there were still certain things students had to do. And once again, Joe hauled the trash to the curb, thinking of the future when no one could make him do anything he didn’t want to do . Pick and choose Carefully weighing his options, senior Brian Rud- loff checks the card catalog for possible references for his compositions. Students found the library served as a helpful resource in writing composi- tions. 90 Selective Service One-on-one Hoping to improve senior Tim O ' Mara’s writing style, English teacher Mrs. Mary Yorke discusses his reasoning in his composition. Students agreed this method of grading was effective in helping to improve scores. Mind boggling Puzzled by the figures on her chemistry lab, sopho- more Melissa Klee rechecks her work. Accurate measurements were necessary when working out scientific problems. Important points With careful consideration, Kris Ware, senior, takes notes for her Humanities project. Instead of a final, senior Humanity classes were given semester projects which contributed to one-seventh of their grade. Board work All eyes on them, freshmen Rory Gont and Melissa Nichols work their algebra equations. Teachers used this method in hopes that the class would learn more. Selective Service 91 HEAT? forced Wmmake choice Fridays meant only one thing when it came to school: tests. Then again Thursdays also meant only one thing: the best night for TV. Top rated shows such as “The Cosby Show " , “Cheers " and “Family Ties” competed for stu- dents study time. However, some students had a ready answer. Not only was it the quickest way to study, but the easiest. Cheating be- came the answer to all of their test- ing problems. If you’ve done it once, you can do it a hundred times,” stated one anonymous student. Methods ranged from Cheatsheets to copy- ing from other students. Getting answers from those who already took the test was also popular when it came to cheating on tests. The school’s policy regarding cheating ranged from the first time caught, a zero on the test; the sec- ond, an “F” for the six weeks and the third time, and “F” for the se- mester. It was up to the teacher to enforce the policy. “It is our re- sponsibility to let people know that cheating isn ' t right,” stated Mrs. Barb Johnson, mathematics teacher. Unfortunately, it was the grade that was emphasized and not what had been learned. “What it all boils down to is morals versus a facade of success. Getting caught just isn’t worth it,” concluded Carolyn Pajor, senior. Loner Working quietly by himself, Mike Feeney, senior, stays after to complete some unfinished work. Stu- dents sometimes stayed after hours voluntarily to catch up or get ahead in their school work for the day. 92 Serving Time Practice makes perfect With the Christmas concert closing in, freshmen Missy Alonzo, Andrea Fefferman, Becca Ochstein, Rogan Beckman, Jo Galvin, Erica Boehm, Deanna Ryband, Laura Cooper and Kate Orth stay after to perfect their songs. 11:30 and still ticking Late nights at the printer went hand and hand with Crier. Ad manager senior Dianna Holler “serves " her share of time putting in extra hours to make the last adjustments on an advertisement for Fri- day ' s Newspaper. Staying later than usual doesn ' t mean overtime pay. ft m SERVING TIME The only thing detentions taught me was not to get caught when I do break one of the school ' s rules. ot everyone was able to leave when the final bell rang at 2:45 p.m. Sports and extracurricular activities kept students past the school’s dismissal. However, another group of students remained for reasons other than those listed above. If one happened to wander by Room C215 at 2:50 p.m. or S319 at 6:50 a.m. they saw a number of students “doing time” for breaking a rule. Detentions were assigned for reasons such as a first truancy offense and for not following general policy, like going out to lunch. “It’s the one punishment that teachers can assign to the students themselves, " stated Assistant Principal Tom Schatz- man. “If they have problems with a stu- dent’s behavior in class, the teacher has the option of giving them a detention.” To some students though, detentions didn’t have a purpose. “The only thing detentions taught me,” confided Todd Marchand, senior, “Is not to get caught when I do break one of the rules.” Agreeing with Todd, junior Eric Dia- mond said, “I’ve served my share of de- tentions and I have to admit, all it means to me is a quiet hour for studying. If the school wants to teach me a lesson, they’re going to have to think of a better punishment for me.” Even though detentions seemed far from beneficial, they were punishments. " There has got to be a progressive meth- od for discipline,” rationalized Mr. Art Haverstock, science teacher and after- noon detention monitor. “Detention is the first step. It’s the least you can do to them. Any punishment past that can hurt them and they won’t learn any- thing.” For some, the dismissal bell meant nothing but an extra hour of school. They never had to ask whom the bells tolled, for they knew the bells tolled for thee. Spacing out Lost in their own thoughts, juniors Bill Paz and Julie Bacino serve an after school detention. An option of morning or afternoon detentions gave students the opportunity to “serve their time " when it was the most convenient. Serving Time 93 Going beyond call of duty, putting in extra effort means you ' re WISE “W " Advanced classes help your GPA as well as enhance your applications for college. " Christy Sxala, sophomore ith a glazed expression and his mouth slightly agape, confused Conrad stared hopelessly at the board covered with physics equa- tions. He knew he ' d never compre- hend them. Just a few seats away from Conrad, pensive Pete had fin- ished the equations, completed his homework for the next day, and was anxiously awaiting his favorite class: Advanced Trigonometry. Some students identified with Conrad. " I don ' t know what it is, or how it happens, but some people seem to understand a lot better than I do, " sighed Chris Smith, junior. Chris was certainly not alone in his testimony. But for kids like Pete, a wide variety of advanced classes were offered. " Accelerated classes are de- signed to enhance the learning ex- perience of students who show out- standing aptitude in a subject area, " explained Mrs. Pat Premetz, mathematics teacher. Students took accelerated classes ranging from English to science to psycholo- gy. These classes often gave them the opportunity for greater chal- lenges and more satisfaction than a " regular " class. Students agreed that working hard, and doing your best, equals success. “I feel I will do better and have more confidence in myself, because I took accelerated classes and did the harder work, " said senior Lila Jacobs. There are many different reasons that motivate students to enroll in accelerated classes, but most took them because they were more in- teresting, challenging and thought provoking than the regular classes that students took. Although advanced classes of- fered many benefits, some disad- vantages were still apparent. A fas- ter pace, harder grading scales, and competition with top students were among frequent complaints. " Sometimes, the extra work does not seem worth it, " admitted Christy Szala, sophomore, “but then I do think my efforts will pay off when it comes time for college. " Agreeing with Christy, teachers also believed that advanced courses would pay off in the long run, if not sooner. “Sure, there will be dis- advantages. But to remove them would defeat the purpose of accel- erated classes, " rationalized Mr. Nel- son Clark, physics teacher. While some students in advanced classes complained of disadvan- tages, others felt that the classes contained some redeeming quali- ties. " Advanced classes help your GPA as well as enhance your appli- cations for college, " added Christy. " If I had the opportunity to choose an advanced course from a regular. I ' d definitely pick the advanced for those two reasons. " Back in the classroom, Conrad knew he had to find some help with the equations. As the bell rang and the class rushed to the door, he called across the room " Hey, Pete, are you busy after school? " Reading between the lines With pen in hand, senior Jenny Koo copies notes from her Advanced Biology book, Out- lining the chapter often helped students when it came time for taking the test. 94 Service Wise . It’s my turn Personalized attention from French teacher, Mr. Paul LaReau, allows senior Holly Harle to clarify an in-class assignment, Advanced classes furthered student ' s knowledge of a chosen subject. One more time Taking advantage of classtime, senior Joe Czapkowicz reads over his lecture notes making sure they ' re complete. Advanced Chemistry gave students the opportunity to raise their average and improve the overall impression of their college application. Service Wise 95 Working on homework, projects, reports students prefer independence of Teachers tend to Ike creativity; therefore, I get better grades. Mike Hatmaker, junior he room was completely void of any noise except the occasional turning of textbook pages or the intermit- tent sniffling or coughing caused by winter cold. Studying for hours straight with no television, no radio, and no interruptions could have been some students ' ideal way of acquiring the knowledge to pass their tests. However, while this situation failed to be every student ' s daily after school routine, some students found working by themselves beneficial. " When working on your own, you can see what you know, and you can better understand the concept being taught when the test comes, " explained Lisa Fehring, sophomore. Many students felt that working in- dependently could help them get better grades. " I can be more cre- ative when I ' m working by myself. Teachers tend to like creativity; therefore, I get better grades, " said junior Mike Hatmaker. " When working on my own, there are no distractions, and I can get right down to business. There are no group gossip sessions either, which can be a major setback when you need a good grade on a test, " stat- ed sophomore Ryan Gailmard. Teachers had their own reasons for assigning independent work. " I do not want students to simply sit and copy my ideas. I want to en- courage independent, analytical thinking, " said Mrs. Helen Engstrom, English teacher. Projects were another aspect of independent work. " Teachers feel by assigning independent projects students can ' t depend on someone else for their grades, " said Mike. " I like working on projects by my- self because when you work with others, some people do not work. They know that even if they don ' t do the work, they ' ll get the same grade as you, " rationalized Dave Ensley, ju- nior. Students realized that indepen- dent work proved to be beneficial to them as well as teachers. Just the facts In order to write her report, Carolyn Pajor, sen- ior, checks the Reader ' s Guide for sources. Independent projects proved to Pe benefi- cial to many students. No peeking Both eyes on the book, sophomore Dan Titak tries to type the copy without a lot of errors. Typing required extra practice in order to be able to type proficiently. Rehearsing for perfection Rehearsing for competition, sophomore Gene Chang gives a speech in front of a mir- ror. Students found practicing with a mirror helped them to perfect the presentation, Handy-work With scissors in hand, senior Helen Baton works to finish her clothing project. Sewing class re- quired a tot of time spent atone with a sewing machine in order to get projects done in time. Head of the class Sitting in front of the class. Jasmine Pamphiles, senior, discusses her psychology project with the class. Every psychology student was re- quired to do one individual project each six weeks. Self Service 97 It ' s all Greek to me As she helps translate the Greek myths, junior Marcia LaMantia explains a passage to Chris Heimerman, German exchange student. The language barrier proved to be no problem as they received a " B " on their Humanities myth- ology project. Who can it be now While in sociology class, seniors Rosanne Trip- pel, Lila Jacobs and Christiane Richter, Ger- man exchange student, performed a role-re- versal skit for their project, Working on group projects helped students learn how to relate better to each other. Just right With careful attention to details juniors Suzy Dickerhoff, Debbie Glass and senior Patty Mi- trakis recheck their computations for any mis- takes that may have been made. Drafting class often gave the students the opportunity to work together as a team. 98 Full Service Working together, doing your share of work raises standards for FULL " Working with other students al- lows you to . . . see different viewpoints and gain a better knowledge of the material . " Aron Krevitz, senior. o man is an island, entire of itself,” wrote John Donne. Apparently, Donne knew of the ideals that some teachers tried to portray. Students flocked eagerly to libraries or friends ' homes to work on class group pro- jects. Although every student did not flock as eagerly as others, each was willing to learn from their fellow stu- dents, and saw this as having many advantages. " Working with other students allows you to discuss things with the people in the group, " said senior Aron Krevitz. “This enables you to see different viewpoints and gain a better knowledge of the materi- al. " Not only did some students agree that this was a big advantage, but teachers did, too. Sharing this view, Mrs. Mary Yorke, English teacher, of- ten assigned group projects. “They provide an excellent teaching mechanism and recent studies show that peer tutoring, at some levels, is frequently more effective than teacher-student learning. " Other students agreed with the is- sue, according to Laura Stover, freshman. " Splitting up the work dur- ing the first session and sharing what you have learned in researching on your own during the next, is the easi- est way for me. " On the other hand, there were a few disadvantages. Among them were wasted time, finding a time good for everyone to work, and the fact that some group projects would be turned into independent ones. As junior Crissy Dinga stated, " Instead of each person doing their share, one or two people end up do- ing the whole thing and get the same grade as everyone else who didn ' t work on it, which I think is total- ly unfair. " Agreeing, Ryan Gentry, junior, said, " I don ' t like depending on oth- ers. I ' d rather do all of the work my- self than be let down. " The amount of work completed versus the amount of time wasted varied from student to student. Some said that it depended on the project and the people that were in the group, while others said that it didn ' t and that kids tried to socialize all they could. Students learned the value that group work offered thanks to these assignments. However, they learned something else, too— you have to be careful of whom you choose to be on your island if you do not want to get stranded. II you can ' t stand the heat . . . Measuring to get the exact amount, seniors Lance Karzas, Greg Grskovich, Gary Piscula and sophomore Tom Ellison work together to perfect their recipe. A team effort was nec- essary for an edible concoction. Full Service 99 ' Cuz I’m a woman Although confusing at first, junior Brendan Mc- Cormack is only dressed as a woman in order to receive extra-credit points in English. Work- ing on a dare, Brendan took up Mr. Dave Spitzer ' s offer to dress as Hester Prynne from the novel " The Scarlet Letter. " Time to chat From the rear of the classroom, juniors Robin Fandrei and Chrisy Zudock catch up on the latest social news. Having friends in class helped make the time go by faster. Color my world With intense concentration, sophomore Vin- cent Santucci carefully paints his color wheel during Basic Art class. Art classes provided a break from tests and lectures as students learned to apply their creativity. Flipping pizzas, passing notes, chatting with friends livens school 7 think there is more incentive to learn in a class with a relaxed, fun atmosphere, " Cindy Pearson, junior II work, no play makes Jack a dull boy. " Many students have heard this saying before, although it usually didn ' t apply to education. Creating fun in class and selecting classes that were enjoyable helped break the monotony of everyday school life. “I like to enliven the class some- what with some ' off-the-wall ' mate- rial that I can relate to the topic be- ing studied, " U.S. History teacher Mr. Tom Whiteley stated. Students agreed that teachers with unorthodox teaching methods made their classes more enjoyable. Some students took classes that provided a break from the rigors of required classes. " I took choir be- cause it was a class I could unwind in. It served as a break from taking notes, listening to lectures, watching filmstrips, and doing homework and reports, " explained sophomore Jim Karr. ”1 took cooking class because it ' s enjoyable to spend one hour in school doing what I like, " junior Judi Kozlowski said. Students also found that having friends in class broke the redundan- cy of the usual classroom atmo- sphere. " I like sitting by my friends because I can joke around with them and be myself, " junior Mike Vlasich explained, " They make my day go by easier, make it more inter- esting, and make school just a little bit better. " Class clowns also affected the moods in the classroom. " A class clown makes the tone of a class less serious. I think that students tend to learn more when the class gets off a serious note because there is not as Role reversal While enacting a sociology project on role rever- sals, seniors Sheri Fefferman, Rosanne Trippel, and Marvin Mickow dress up to make their skit more realistic. Skits made class more fun by pro- viding an entertaining way to get important in- formation explained. Soft Serve 101 SOFT SERVE cont. much tension, " said junior Crissy Dingo, Teachers sometimes felt that in or- der to have a fun class, students had to relate to one another. According to Mr. David Spitzer, English teacher, “I try to show students that I care about them as individuals, and I try to take interest in each student. It makes the students feel that they can make contributions to a class without fear of being made fun of by other students. " Agreeing with Mr. Spitzer, senior Yoko Nakamura said, " The way a teacher relates to students and the subject can make a difference in what is learned and what is remem- bered. " Teachers also had to take pre- cautions to assure that their fun and games didn ' t get out of control. " There are times when the teacher must take a firm stand to see that things don ' t get out of hand, " stat- ed Mr. Spitzer. Although no one can avoid edu- cation, work and play combined classes helped make the learning process easier for both teacher and student. Chefs In the making Making sure they follow the recipe correctly, seniors Robyn Bogumil and Derise Dettman make their cooking assignment. Cooking stu- dents felt this home economics elective helped lighten their busy schedules. Masked marvel Dressed for the occasion, senior Jen Luksich dons her black outfit and mask for the Crier Halloween party, while Gretchen Gardner, senior, takes the option not to dress. The Crier staff planned a Holloween party to get away from the hectic schedule of publishing a bi- monthly newspaper. 102 Soft Serve Reliving the past Dressed as Shakespeare, guest speaker Mr, Philip Tunnah lectures on Shakespeare ' s works to Advanced Composition and Advanced English 1 1 students. This opportunity gave stu- dents a break from normal teacher-given lec- tures, and it provided a chance to travel back in time to learn how Shakespeare thought and felt during his writing days. Come blow your horn Seated at the back of the class, senior Dan I Colbert practices his tuba during band. The class had many responsibilities, though stu- dents found that it was a relief from the re- quired courses. Reel ' em on In While listening to the teacher, senior Dina Strange continues rolling her film on a devel- oping reel, Photography classes allowed stu- dents to prusue a hobby they liked while earn- ing credit at the same time. I gotta wear shades Trying to add some variety to his schedule, sophomore Matt Matasovsky wears sun- glasses on Beach Day during Homecoming Spirit Week. Spirit Week helped students beat the boredom " blahs " that accompained an ordinary school day. Soft Serve 103 ivers find thaU Z. — - z r- ' TZZZZxon. For theUfJ?!! — ssSiSSSSS - Jm Neck and neck Virtually tied with her breast-stroking Lowell op- ponent, senior Barb Payne quickens her pace in the 100-yard breaststroke. Stitt competition continued throughout the match, yet the girls managed to stroke their way to a 90-81 victo- ry. Bouncing balls Discreetly disguised as Lottery ping-pong balls, juniors Jodi Johnson, Stacy Franciskovich and Beth Stover cheer at the Halloween football game. Dressing-up for the game enabled these Drill-Team members to wear some- thing besides their red and white uniforms. Weighty issue Straining under 95 pounds of weight, senior Mike Echterling works to improve his upperbody strength. For some, weightlifting provided a means of physical fitness that didn ' t involve run- ning, kicking or hitting. Playing with numbers 105 Varsity Basketball Cheerleaders. Higgins. Rhonda Pool, Cheryl Coo- (front row) Holly Harle, Cathy Labi- per. tan, Christy Thill, (back row) Susan Varsity Football Cheerleaders. Cathy Labitan, Rhonda Pool, Christy (front row) Holly Harle. Mary Blaes- Thill, ing, Susan Higgins, (back row) Junior Varsity Football Cheer- row) Mary Margaret Tosiou, Ju- leaders. (front row) Heather Fesko, lianne Chevigny, Cathy Nisiewicz. Tammy Hollis, Tricia Camino. (back Freshman Football Cheerleaders. (front row) Claudine Blatnica, Becky Deren, Julie Huard. (back row) Tra- cy Liming, Sara Mintz, Traci Kozia- tek. Freshman Basketball Cheer- leaders. (front row) Julie Huard, Becky Deren, Tina Schmidt, (back row) Claudine Blatnica, Traci Kozia- tek, Tracy Liming. 106 Cheerleaders Shattering stereotypes, girls find reason to HOUT IT OUT Six girls are running up and down the sidelines yelling and trying to encourage the crowd. Watching this, one student says, “I hate the cheerleaders. They ' re all blonde airheads who never really do much. " However, this statement couldn ' t be fur- ther from the truth. " I really hate the typical stereotype for cheer- leaders, " expressed Varsity Cheerleader Cheryl Cooper, senior. " We ' re not dumb air- heads and we spend a lot of time helping to increase school spirit. " " A lot of people would be surprised at exactly how much time cheerleading takes up , " explained Cheer- Go Slangs! Cheering the football players to a hopeful victory, juniors Susan Higgins and Captain Mustang Don Williams watch the action on the field. Cap- tain Mustang tried to encourage and amuse the crowd at home games. leading sponsor Mrs. Linda Scheffer, home economics teacher. Siding with Cheryl she said, " We spend a lot of time making signs and hoops and practicing. It ' s hard work. " Despite the time cheer- leading takes up, the girls felt that cheering was worth it. “I have fun cheering because it promotes spirit and gets peo- ple involved with the teams, " stated Varsity Cheerleader Susan Higgins. " The biggest advantage of cheering is the fulfilled feeling you get when the whole crowd is supporting the team, " added Susan. However, sometimes there was a lack of crowd support. " Because of the low atten- dance at basketball games we gave away pins and clickers to try to get people to come and support the team, " said Mrs. Scheffer. While the crowd may not always help encourage the team, the athletes know that the cheerleaders back them. “I really like the cheerleaders being at games, " said sopho- more Rod Vanator, basket- ball player, " At some of the really far away games there was almost no crowd to cheer us on, but we could al- ways depend on the cheer- leaders to give us the support the small crowd could not give us. " Whether cheering on the sidelines, making posters, or decorating locker rooms, the cheerleaders displayed spirit and demolished the blonde airhead stereotype. Let’s Hear It To motivate the crowd, senior Rhonda Pool, junior Mary Blaesing. and senior Holly Harle lead the crowd in a cheer. Players found that the din of a cheering crowd helped increase their performance on the field. Junior Varsity Basketball Cheer- mino. (back row ) Cathy Nisiewicz. leaders, (front row) Heather Fesko, Julianne Che vigny, Jennifer Wil- Mary Margaret Tosiou. Tricia Ca- helm. Cheerleaders 107 Time to stop Without a second to spare, fresh- men Deena Franko and Alison Glendening compare their re- spective times to see if they are correct. Swimmers found GTO members to be helpful in determ- ing times during swim meets. Watchful eyes Responsible for keeping score at the wrestling match, senior Jen Fraser and junior Karen Russell, closely watch for the outcome of the match. Along with keeping scores, the girls found it enjoyable attending match- es. Taking charge Operating the kyroscope and an- nouncing the upcoming events, ju- nior Amelia Noel and Sally Miller offi- cially keep time at the boys ' swim meet. The girls were responsible for keeping time and announcing events at all home swim meets. 108 Girls ' Timing Organization Sacrificing Saturday mornings, free time, and study time, GTO concentrates AKING TIME FOR OTHERS It ' s 8 a.m. Saturday. Sue must wake up and attend the swim meet at school. Even though Sue will not be partici- pating, as a Girls ' Timing Or- ganization member, she must be there to keep time. GTO members kept time at cross country meets, swim meets, track meets and wres- tling matches. Along with keeping time, GTO members also set up chairs and tables before meets and also took care of timing equipment. During Sectionals, the mem- bers boosted team spirit. " When teams get around to Sectional time, the girls showed spirit by decorating lockers and putting up post- ers, ' ' athletic secretary, Mrs. Dorothy Van Zyl, GTO sponsor explained. Although members must at- tend early meets or matches on Saturday mornings, they still enjoyed being in GTO. " I thought it would be fun to at- tend all the matches and meets, " explained junior Ka- ren Russell. For others, GTO was an ac- tivity one could join to be with friends. " Since most of my good friends were on the swim team, I thought I would be near my friends by being in GTO, " added senior Jen Fra- ser, GTO president. Still others joined GTO be- cause they were in a sport tied along with GTO. " Since I was on the swim team, I joined GTO, " recalled sopho- more swimmer, Jen Oben- chain. It really didn ' t take much for one to get involved with GTO. Members had to practice a couple times to learn how to use the timing equipment. " Usually, the president, Jen Fraser, taught the members how to use the equipment, " commented Mrs. Van Zyl. True, GTO took up week- end mornings and time for homework, yet the volunteers were committed to making sure all the meets went on as planned. GTO was one activ- ity that made time for others. Rhonda Ferguson, Diana Fabian, Gina Nicosia, karen Kunkel, Kelli Jones, (row 4) Tonya Tomski, Alli- son Potts, Jennifer Johnson, Kathi Vaughn, Alison Glendening, Erica Mowitz, Karen Russell, (row 5) Jen Obenchain. Catherine Cak. Ame- lia Noel. Chrissy Radosavich, Karyn Dahlsten, Jenn Gust. Girls’ Timing Organization (front row) Becky Stodola, Sarah Ko- senka. Mrs. Van Zyl, Jennifer Fra- ser, Dana Richardson, Vicki Vra- bel, Rhonda Keown. (row 2) Laura Baker. Stacy Szany, Nola Golu- biewski, Lisa Jabaay, Amy Darring- ton, Dana A dich, Gina Torreano. (row 3) Jennifer Vanderhoek, Girls ' Timing Organization 109 The longest yard Exuberant after a Mustang touch- down. senior Dan Hollis (12) extends his arms in triumph. Dan went on to be named UPI first team all state . Celebratel Sectional trophy raised high, the team rejoices after their win over Bishop Noll. The Mustangs defeated the Warriors 40- 19 and advanced to the Regionals to foce Hobart. Listen up In hopes of preserving a Homecoming victory. Coach Leroy Marsh calls an of- fensive time out. His offensive strategy paid off as the team beat the Calumet Warriors 24-16. Break it up After a pick-up of a couple of yards, end Larry Wiley (84) and tackle Frank Scheive (77) get up after the play. The great blocking of the offensive line helped the Mustangs gain 3428 total yards all season. 110 Football 1 leaves young team surging 0R w. i] R] D » When a mean dog is kicked into a corner, he can do one of two things: surrender to his enemy or come out fighting. Just like that mean dog, the Mustangs chose to fight the enemy. " We came back in about five of our games, " run- ning back Gary Eldridge junior said. " We credit that to our coaching staff who would al- ways keep the team fighting until the end. " That fighting instinct helped the Mustangs do what no oth- er Lake Suburban Confer- ence team had ever done before: win the Regional Championship. Munster de- feated Hobart for the first time in the school ' s history, 24-21 in double overtime. Down but not out, the Mus- tangs never said die even when they were losing 14-6. “I was thinking about how bad I wanted to beat them (Ho- bart) for a year,” Eldridge “I felt as if we were Superbowl champions and this was our tickertape parade down LaSalle street.” junior Paul Harding said. Freshman Mike Ulinski kicked a 28 yard field goal to put the Mustangs on top for good. Hobart, stopped by a fired-up defense, tried a fake field goal and passed the ball into the end zone, where a wait- ing Dan Porter, senior, inter- cepted it. As history was made, fans poured onto the field, hug- ging and congratulating the players. " It felt like a dream, thinking about the loss last year (to Hobart) 41-0, and winning this year will be some- thing I will never forget, " ex- plained co-captain Adam Ta- vitas, senior. Munster had lost seven times in a row to Hobart be- fore beating them. " When we beat Hobart we beat more than a team. We beat a tradi- tion, " senior Dan Hollis com- mented. The enthusiasm from the victory carried into the pep rally and Semi-State game. With the loud music blaring out of huge speakers, screaming fans and stream- ing paper made many players feel as if they were true champions. " I felt as if we were Superbowl champions and this was our tickertape parade down La Salle street, " added junior Paul Harding. That weekend, five bus- loads and many cars made the three and one half hour journey to Waterloo, IN, to witness the Semi-State Championship, but it was not meant to be. A hard close fought Down . . . set! back Dan Porter prepares to take the Simultaneously barking the signals and snap. Dan ' s ability to audible helped reading the defense, senior quarter- beat Griffith 11-6. Football 111 Forward cont. game ended in defeat for the Mustangs, 14-6. " There was nothing more than I wanted to do with these guys than to take them all the way to Hoo- sier Dome, " Porter explained. The team never quit and fought fiercely until the final count: " Down 14-0, we could have folded, but we came back, " Tavitas explained. The Mustangs scored on a 10- yard run by Porter making the score 14-6. They almost pulled off yet another " come from behind " victory at the end with only a few seconds remaining, but a pass was thrown just off the fingers of airborne Dan Hollis. After the game, the locker room was filled with emotions. " There were about 30 kids crying, not because we lost, but because it was the last time they would be taking off a Munster jersey, " Coach Le- roy Marsh lamented. Pre-season predictions said they were " too green " and a lack of experience equaled a rebuilding season. ' ' Many teams we played early in the year overlooked us because we were so young. They fig- ured they had an easy game, " explained senior Dave Gladish, running back. The so-called green team proved pre-season predic- tions wrong, rounding out a winning season by placing 1 1 players on post-season State and Conference teams. Senior Dan Hollis earned UPI First Team All-State honors and First-Team All Confer- ence flanker. Juniors Bill Melby, center, and Bryan Novotony, kicker, were also named First Team All Conference members. Individuals earning Defen- sive First Team All Conference were seniors Randy Grud- zinski, tackle and Dan Porter, safety; and Juniors Gary El- dridge, end; and Jim Ma- grames, linebacker. Senior Adam Tavitas was named to the Second All Conference Defensive Team along with ju- niors Chris Dywan, noseguard, and Joe Knight, tackle. And after all the toilet pa- per cleared and the fan buses pulled out of Waterloo, the Mustangs, the Calumet Re- gion ' s " Comeback Kids, " knew that their roller coaster season was finally at an end. " Coach of the Year . . . Re- gional Champions ... " Eleven players named to All Confer- ence teams . . . What more could anyone want from a team coined too young? A State Title? Maybe. But give them a little time. cont. Freshman Football Team, (front row) Dan Sheffel, Harry Milhaitidis, Eric Hat- field, Jon Michaels, Jeremy Brenmen, Scott Giba, Jay Carnaegy. (row 2) Steve Jones, Jeremy Moritz, Chris Ser- sic, Napoleon Tablon, Brian Ladwig, Marc Millies, (row 3) Kirk Weisner, Bob Hurley, Jason Shaum, Matt Young, Chirag Patel, Dan George, Louie Schuster, (row 4) Chris Kiszinia, Joe Uzabell, Kurt Pramrick, Jim Knight, Don Dombrowski, Terry Steenson. (row 5) Phil Wang, Jason Guadagno, Joe Sheets, Clay Gillium, Mark Farines, Mike Ulinski, Bob Bogumil. (row 6) Brian Holland, Mark Pfister, Pat Mason, Tom Bendis, Brandon Siurak, Saul Garza, Robert Grady, Tom Renwald. (row 7) Mike Ballov, Steve Semchuck, Nick Dragos, Mike Stevens, Curt Sobeleski, Mike Saksa, Mark Velasquez, (row 8) Coach Woodrick, Coach Haas, Coach Spangler. 112 Football At M ' W ” HRi - Shoulder to shoulder With the help of a crunching block from Steve Cerajewski (24), kick re- turner Jim Magrames (50) powers to the right sidelines. Steve ' s good block helped Jim gain 40 plus yards. Varsity Football team, (front row) Bri- an Giannini, Bill Wrona. Mike Gustaitis, Tony Hanas. Dan Porter, Jim Dryjanski. Gary Eldridge, Dave Gladish, Steve Strick. (row 2) Steve McCormick, Dan Hollis, Dan Keagebein, Rich Ramirez, Jim Torreano, Tom Johns, William Paz, Mike Mertz, Paul Harding, (row 3) Mark Basmajian, Bill Yarck, Adam Tavitas, Lance Karzas, Frank Scheive, Randy Grudzinski, Morgan Noel, (row 4) Bryan Novotony, Joe Knight, Larry Wiley, Chris Dywan, Jim Magrames, Anthony Grady, Dave Schoon, Jay Jones, (row 5) Aaron Franko, Chris Harding, Bill Melby, Tim Dillon, Steve Cerajewski, Jim O ' Donnell, Eddie Balon, Rick Fox. (row 6) Brendan Sheehy, Rich Myer, Dean Jukovich, Donnell Etienne, Mike Obuch, Jason Dragos, Ted Panos, John Novak, Jeff Mybeck. (row 7) Mike Guerra, Eric Parker, John Reed, Jason Ryband, Pat Vale, Dan Cohen, Mike Trili, Anthony Powell, Art Giannini. (row 8) trainer Tom Fierek, Dave Web- ber, Bill Zeman, Steve Moskovsky, Bob Kemp, John Yukich, Mike Brozovic, trainer Greg Grskovich. (row 9) Coach Steve Wroblewski, Coach Ed Robert- son, Coach Leroy Marsh, Coach Dirk Sloan, Coach Al Bochnowski, Coach Jack Yerkes (back row) waterboy Chris Marsh. Boys ' Varsity Football MHS OPP Valparaiso 14 21 Highland 15 14 Griffith 11 6 Lowell 39 7 Mishawaka Marion 9 18 Crown Point 27 14 Calumet 24 16 Lake Central Sectionals 0 27 Morton 27 14 Hammond 17 14 Bishop Noll Regionals 40 19 Hobart Semi-State 24 21 Dekalb 9-4 6 14 Boys’ Junior Varsity Football MHS OPP East Chicago 7 22 Highland 0 8 Griffith 13 6 Lowell 27 8 Crown Point 6 20 Calumet 28 0 Lake Central 3-4 6 21 VV LSI V Though surrounded by Griffith op- ponents, senior running back Dave Gladish bursts forth to pick up a quick five yards, Dave averaged 5.1 yards per carry throughout the season. . n Football 113 Dead-tired Exhausted after a match against Lake Central, junior Noel Javate takes time to catch his breath. Noel and his doubles partner helped to de- feat Lake Central 4-1 in Regionals. Boys ' Tennis Team MHS OPP Hammond Morton 5 0 Lake Central 4 1 Hammond High 4 1 Griffith 4 1 Bishop Noll 5 0 Highland 5 0 Hobart 3 2 Crown Point 4 1 Hammond Gdvit 5 0 Laporte Invitational 4 0 Lowell 5 0 Andrean 1 0 Calumet Lake Suburban 3 2 Conference 5 0 5 0 Regionals 4 1 Semi-State 16-1 2 3 Boys’ Tennis Team, (front row) Eric Holtan, Noel Javate, Jim Karr, Steve Hess, Jay Potasnik, Adam Ochstein, Dave Beiriger, Mike Moskovitz, (row 2) Eric Swardson, John Kim, Andy Kieltyka, Doug Vis, Mitch Sparber, Ray Gupta, Peter Arethas, Gene Chang, (row 3) Bob Morris, Rajesh Shetty, Swamy Nagubadi, Doug 1 14 Boys ' Tennis Johnson, George Melnik, Steve Karol, Ron Javate, (row 4) Paul Kim, Jason Buyer, Rod Durta, Mark Zucker, John Jimenez, Phil Sorak, Pablo Bukata, Dyron Long, Scott Ru- bin, (back row) Giri Sakar, Jim Harri- son, Rich Hah, Coach Ed Mussleman, Don Yang, Tim Engle. Sure Shot With a determined approach, senior Jay Potasnik attempts to scoop the ball over the net. Jay played number- one singles the entire season. Stiff competition , inexperience leaves season-shortened Regional champs UPRISE!) For a baker to create a tasty cake, he must depend on many things. He must use only the best ingredients, the right equipment, and use his knowledge of baking as well as he can. Like the master baker, the Boys ' Tennis Team had the best ingredients, the right equipment, and solid knowl- edge of tennis. However, unlike the baker, the boys didn ' t have the dex- terity to put their " icing on the cake " as they settled for a 14-2 final record and a Re- gional title. Failing to fulfill their goal to capture the State title, the tennis team came up short with a loss at Semi-State. " Nothing really went wrong at Semi-State, we just got beat by a better team, " ex- plained Coach Ed Musselman “Nothing really went wrong at Semi-State, we just got beat by a better team.” Coach Ed Musselman math teacher, Inexperience also played a major factor. " We had a lot of tension and nervousness at Semi-State, " added senior captain Jay Potasnik, number one singles. On the other hand, what the players lacked in exper- ience, was made up by their enthusiasm and effort. " First year players stepped in and replaced the team with en- thusiasm, " commented senior co-captain, Don Yang. " The first year players filled in the space from last year ' s seniors by taking on the open spots and playing the best they could. " Some players beleived team unity and competitive ability were two ingredients the team lacked during the season. " We really needed to be more unified as a team, " junior Swamy Nagubadi said. Taking a similar view, num- ber-two singles Mike Mosko- vitz, sophomore, said, " We didn ' t really play as a team until Semi-State. " Nothing is more exasperat- ing to a top baker than a ruined cake. After careful preparation, measurement, and effort, such a disappoint- ment becomes hard to take. Like bakers, the Tennis Team took their disappointment in stride, and proceeded to- wards their kitchen to start from scratch. Winding up Ready to return the ball, junior Peter Arethas attempts a backhand smash. Peter went ahead to defeat his Hammond Gavit opponent 3-2. Planning ahead Checking the pairings for their up- coming match, junior Peter Arethas, sophomore Mike Moskovitz, and sophomore Dave Beiriger, examine the list to see who they will face. Checking these pairings helped the players to plan out a strategy for their game. Boys ' Tennis 1 15 Webster ' s Dictionary de- fines spirit as " vivacity, cour- age, vigor, and enthusiasm.” According to this definition, a synonym for " spirit " could have been the Girls ' Cross Country Team. Despite a 2-10 record, the girls displayed spirit through- out the year. " The team got along really well, " Coach Don Lambert, English teacher, stated. " It helps to have good spirit and cooperation in any team. Our team really showed unity all season long.” " We really had a lot of team spirit. We psyched each other up, " explained Carolyn Pajor, senior. " Our record doesn ' t say what the team was. We ran to better our- selves. We didn ' t think of the score; we were out there to have some fun. " With only one experienced We demonstrated that there are more important things than winning ... It doesn’t mean much if you don’t have fun, too. Coach Don Lambert runner, inexperience hurt the team. " Most of us were in our first year. With a little more ex- perience we might have known how to pace ourselves and what some of the courses were like, " junior Cami Pack explained. Siding with Cami, Carolyn said, " We were rookies and had no idea what to expect. This hurt us a lot. " Although the inexperience and losses did not seem to hurt the girls ' spirit, they were still felt by all. " It was frustrat- ing to keep losing, " freshman Sara Mintz explained. " We kidded about it, but deep in- side we really wanted to win. " Contrasting this opinion, others felt that winning was not everything. “I feel that we demonstrated that there are more important things than winning, " stated Coach Lam- bert. " Winning doesn ' t mean much if you don ' t have fun, too. I ' m happy that all the girls improved on their times and had fun. " Throughout the season the girls showed co-operation, unity, and a sense of fun. If Noah Webster were alive to- day, another entry in his dic- tionary under the word " spir- it " would read " Girls ' Cross Country Team. " 116 Girls ' Cross Country Girls’ Cross Country Team, (front row) Kristin Walsh, Helene Nelson, Kris Siebecker, Carolyn Pajor, Diane Trgo- vich, Sara Mintz, (back row) Coach Don Lambert, Lisa Dywan, Mia Song, Erica Mowitz, Denise Eckholm, Jenni- fer Gershmen. Walk It off To console each other after a meet, senior Denise Eckholm (25) and fresh- man Sara Mlntz (15) discuss their runs ds they walk through Community Park. Home meets were held at Mun- ster Community Park. Teamwork In order to prevent an injury junior Kris- tin Walsh stretches out freshman Sara Mintz ' s arms. Stretching out helped to keep the runners ' muscles limber and flexible. Stretching it out Stretching the muscles in her legs, ju- nior Diane Trgovich prepares for a meet against Lake Central. The girls went on to lose this race 70-15. Girls ' Cross Country MHS OPP Highland 40 15 Chesterton 37 18 Boone Grove 24 31 Lowell 39 16 Hobart 35 20 Valparaiso 40 15 Lowell 37 18 East Chicago Central 21 34 Merrillville 30 25 Crown Point 40 15 Chesterton 40 15 Invitationals Gavit 7th Lowell 3rd Conference 5th Sectionals 10th 2-10 Girls ' Cross Country 1 Breaking away As he helps the cross country team in their attempt to win the Highland Invi- tational, sophomore Eric Lander gives it his all by passing his Highland oppo- nent. The Boys ' Cross Country team went on to finish in the top five of state ranked teams. Checking In Winded, Mike Andershak, junior, re- ports his time to Coach Bob Kolas at the Conference meet. Meanwhile, freshman Eric Lander compares his latest time to his previous time. Boys ' Cross Country MUN OPP Gavit Invitational 3rd Crown Point Invitational 4th T.F. South Invitational 7th Lowell Invitational 1st Merrillville 24 31 Lowell Invitational 2nd Lake Central Invitational 3rd Highland Invitational 5th Clark Invitational 3rd Girffith Invitational 3rd Conference 5th Sectional 1st Regional 5th 4-2 Repeated Sectional title leaves old, new runners INDED In the world of sports, teams find it difficult to repeat championship titles. Rarely does a World Series team re- peat its victory, nor does a Su- per Bowl champion find itself in the same position the next year. There are, however, ex- ceptions. The Boys ' Cross Country team happened to be one of those exceptions. With a 4-2 dual record, and a first, sec- ond, third, and fourth place finish in tournaments, they won their third consecutive Sectional title. " The primary goal of the whole season was winning the Sectional title for the third year in a row, which we accomplished, " stated ju- ln the middle Trying to stay ahead of his oppo- nents. junior Mike Andershak struggles to keep his position. Although he was persistent, his efforts failed as he did not finish among the top five runners. Boys’ Cross Country (Front Row) Steve Konkoly, Jim Woz- niak, Doug Payne, Noel Camire, Marty Camire, Billy Bennett (Row 2) “The primary goal of the whole season was winning the Sectional title for the third year in a row, which we accomplished.” junior Matt Sobolewski nior Matt Sobolewski. Due to the lack of upper- classmen, the underclassmen played a major role in helping the team accomplish this goals. " Most surprising was how the juniors and sopho- mores handled the pressure in a highly competitive confer- ence, and how they geared up for Sectionals, " senior co- captain Russ Balka said. Another team goal was winning Conference. " We fin- ished fourth in Conference, but that is misleading, " first year coach, Mr. Bob Kolas ex- George Tsirtsis, Matt Sobolewski, Chris Behling, Cliff Balka, Dave Musatt, Billy Gibbs (Back Row) John Guerra, Russ plained. " Lake Central, Grif- fith, and Crown Point all had exceptional years, almost ex- traordinarily exceptional years. That became our mis- fortune. " Although they consisted mainly of juniors and sopho- mores, the second Sectional title was not a case of begin- ner ' s luck. " The overall strength of the sophomores ' performances really decided the outcome of the Section- als. Victor Fortin and Chris Behling, who finished second in the Sectional race, were rookies who carried the team throughout the season, " ex- plained Russ. Exceptions exist to every rule. Proving that beginners could add more than luck to a successful season, deter- mined yet inexperienced group finished like profession- als. Balka, Victor Fortin, Mike Andershak, Steve Muller, Eric Lander, Doug Walk- er, Coach Bob Kolas m Boys ' Cross Country 119 Out of trouble Blasting out of a sand trap, junior Sally Brennan attempts to scramble for par. The golf team went on to defeat Portage 202-207. Par putt With a slow, determined stroke, sen- ior Michelle Plantinga watches her putt roll toward the cup. Michelle ' s careful putting helped her achieve low scores all year. MHS OPP Lowell 207 223 Merrillville 208 258 Lowell 207 239 Lake Central 219 226 Chesterton 193 208 Valparaiso 220 223 Andrean 220 210 LaPorte Michigan City 192 218 Marquette 202 218 Hobart 210 300 Gary Roosevelt Michigan City 210 303 Elston 218 208 Portage Michigan City 202 207 Rogers 211 192 Invitationals Rensselaer 6th LaPorte 4th Sectionals 11-3 4th i20 Girls ' Golf 1 rr 1 A record setting year ■ proved the Golf Team J Q iXPLOSIVI 3 " All for one and one for all! " may have been the cry of the Three Musketeers, but an- other group of ten girls learned new meaning to this well-known cry. The Girls ' Golf Team showed this same unity throughout their season, as they fought their way to an 11-3 season. ”We were all good friends and had fun together, " soph- omore Christy Szala said. " We had a good team effort, and the scores were always close and very consistent. " The consistency in team scores was important to the girls ' season. " It really helped having so much consistency in our scores,” Lisa Kraynik, sophomore stated. " That way, not one person had the pressure on herself to always do really well. Every time we The 1 1 victories tied the school record. The loss at Sectionals shouldn’t take away the wins in the regular season. Coach Tom Whiteley went out to play there was a new star. " While one star golfer may not have stood out, one match reaped extra excite- ment. " The high point of our season was the invitational at LaPorte, " stated senior cap- tain Michelle Plantings. " We beat everyone we would be playing at Sectionals. " In contrast. Coach Tom Whiteley, history teacher, and some team members felt that the record number of wins the team set or that the team was ranked 17th in state was Forel As she dwarfs her teammates, junior Lori Anderson laces a tee shot down the fairway. Wicker Park Golf Course played host to the 11-3 team throughout the season, the high point. " Defeating La- Porte and Valpo was the high point because it put us into the top 20 in the state for the first time ever, " said Coach Whiteley. Despite the record-high season wins, a fourth place finish at Sectionals ended the season on a low point. Since the girls didn ' t place in the top three, they could not ad- vance to Regionals one of their season goals. " We were really hyped for Sectionals. Coming in fourth after thinking that we ' d be second or third was a real let- down, " said Michelle. While the girls may not have won all their battles, the " All for one and one for all! " cry helped unify the team as they acheived a record-setting season. Girls’ Golf team, (front row) Nancy Gozdecki, Sally Brennan, Michelle Plantinga, Erica Boehm, Saralie Hera- kovich, Christy Szala. (back row) Lori Anderson, Lisa Kraynik, Laura Kra- meric, Nicole Granack, Coach Tom Whiteley. Girls ' Golf 121 Lets go Ready to take the floor against Crown Point, the Varsity Volleyball team huddles around Coach Carmi Thorton. Girls ' Varsity 1 i Hanover Central 15-6. 15-9 Hammond Morton 15-8. 15-11 Hobart 15-4. 15-13 Hammond High 15-8, 10-15, 15-10 Valparaiso 15-8. 5-15, 15-13 Hammond Gavit 15-10, 15-7 Bishop Non 19-17. 8-15. 15-13 Chesterton Tourney Chesterton 15-4, 15-13 Clark 9-15, 7-15 Gavit 15-7. 15-4 East Chicago Central 6-15, 15-4, 15-11 Lafayette Jeff Tourney North Central 15-5, 15-7 Crown Point 5-15, 18-16, 8-15 Lafayette Jeff. 10-15, 16-14. 15-4 New Castle 15-6. 13-15, 5-15 Merrillville 10-15, 7-15 Highland 9-15. 10-15 Crown Point 6-15, 17-15. 15-12 Griffith 15-5. 15-7 Calumet 9-15, 13-15 Lowell 15-11, 2-15, 15-10 Whiting 15-11. 15-8 Andrean 8-15, 14-16 lake Central 11-15, 15-11, 15-13 Calumet 15-6, 15-1 Hanover Central 15-7, 10-15, 5-15 18-« Junior Varsity Volleyball Hanover Central 15-10. 15-2 Hammond Morton 15-5, 8-15. 15-4 Hobart 15-11. 15-10 Hammond High 15-0, 8-15. 15-2 Valparaiso 10-15, 9-15 Hammond Gdvlt 15-3, 15-11 Bishop Noll 15-5, 15-13 East Chicago Central 15-1. 16-14 Merrillville 6-15. 3-15 Highland 12-15. 5-15 Crown Point 11-15, 15-10, 11-15 Griffith 8-15. 15-1, 11-15 Calumet 15-5, 11-15. 10-15 Lowell 15-3. 8-15. 15-6 Whiting 15-9. 15-6 Andrean 15-7. 15-6 Lake Central 15-9, 11-15. 15-13 Junior Varsity Tourney Highland 0-15, 15-2, 13-15 11-7 Varsity Volleyball Team, (front row) Cindy Pearson. Diane Adich, Laura Siska, (row 2) Jennifer Chevlgny, Les- lie Safron, Diane Hanus, Sharon Pavol (back row) Camille Saklaezynski, Jen- nifer Paulson, Gretchen Gardner, Leanne Suter, Coach Carmi Thorton. 122 Girls ' Volleyball Junior Varsity Volleyball Team, (front row) Ellen Blackmun, Jackie Johnson, Darleen Kender, Michelle Safko, Jen- nifer Spangler, (row 2) Kim Hesek, Deena Franko, Laura Dunn, Kelly Cro- nin, Barbara Etter (back row) Louise Andreanni, Lisa Baciu, Paulette Pokrif- cak, Lisa Fiegle, Coach Debbie Bu- gajske. On her way With her eyes fixed, junior Jennifer Paulson concentrates on placing the ball in her Gavit opponents ' open area. Jennifer ' s consistent play opened the way for her to be select- ed an All-Conference First Team member and to the All-Sectional Team. Through peaks and valleys, Volleyball Team remains NlFlED " United we stand, divided we fall!” These are a few words to live by when in- volved in a group activity. The Girls Volleyball Team took these words to heart as they stood united to earn an 18-8 record and a co-confer- ence championship. " We worked hard. We did the best we were capable of. This, plus a good attitude, will equal success, " expressed Coach Ms. Carmi Thornton, Eads Ele- mentary School teacher. The key to unlocking the team ' s success was unity. " The journey started out shaky in our bid to defend and maintain our Conference ti- tle, " explained senior Leanne Suter. " We managed to pull together and help each oth- er. As a result, team unity was the key to our success. " Although the Girls Volleyball Team ' s seasonal journey was successful, it had some disap- pointments. " Among our dis- “Being the unsung hero sometimes is one of the most important tasks as a team member,” Senior Diane Hanus. appointments this season was the loss to Hanover Central High School. After seeing a large lead transform into a disappointing loss, I must con- sider that one of our most dis- appointing moments, " said Coach Thorton. Individuals played a major role in promoting team unity. In this case, the team cap- tains provided the team with a winning attitude. " Our co- captains, Leanne Suter and Laura Siska, privided much needed encouragement throughout the season, " ex- plained Diane Hanus, senior. Through their teammates help and support, two individ- uals were endowed with dis- tinct honors. Jennifer Paulson, junior, was selected to the All- Conference First Team and to the All-Sectional Team. Leanne Suter was honored with the All-Conference Hon- orable Mention award. Many teams have out- standing players. However, this group of girls realize that no one person can play the game alone. " Being the un- sung hero sometimes is one of the most important tasks as a team member, for no matter how well a individual does they cannot do it without the help of their teammates, " ex- plained Diane. Single players are necces- sary to make up a team. How- ever, the key to unlocking a team ' s success is their willing- ness to play as a team. The Girls Volleyball Team stood united down the path to a successful season, and re- fused to fall divided. All-out effort Determined, senior Diane Hanus dives while trying to save a vital point. Sen- iors Laura Siska and Gretchen Gard- ner wait in anticipation for a chance to help Diane tip the ball over the net. After the fact After spiking her opponent, senior Leanne Suter (42) recieves congratu- lations from teammates, Leanne ' s skills helped her attain an All-Confer- ence Honorable Mention. Girls ' Volleyball 123 Girls ' Swim Team Hobart 113-57 Bishop Noll 111-57 Lake Central 80-92 Munster Classic 610-599 Invitational Calumet 63-20 Griffith 57-25 Lafayette Jefferson 79-93 Crown Point 78-94 LaPorte 72-100 Highland 67-104 Lowell 90-81 LaPorte Diving Invitational 394.00 Valparaiso 92-80 Highland Invitational 179 pts. South Bend Clay 100-71 Lake Suburban Conference 188.5 pts. Elkhart Central 53-119 Merrillville 120-52 Chesterton 65-107 Sectionals 185 pts. 8-7 124 Girls ' Swimming Warming up Taking a practice lap, senior Laura Baker loosens up before the Bishop Noll meet. The swim team went on to defeat Noll, 111-57. On your mark Tensely waiting for the sound of the gun sophomore Jen Obenchain pre- pares to race in the medly relay. Jen ' s best leg was free style. MN w Young team, attitude help swimmers make f AYES The Statue of Liberty has long been a symbol of excel- lence, yef time and the ele- ments had taken their toll on the great lady. Over a cen- tury old, the majestic land- mark was in dire need of re- pair, and many people contributed to its renovation. The Girls ' Swim Team under- went a similar reconstruction during a rebuilding year and stroked their way to a winning record. With over half freshmen and sophomores, the girls used their season to gain exper- ience. With a fourth in Confer- ence and a first in Sectionals, the team finished an overall 8- 7 record. “To my knowledge this is the largest team we have ever had, " explained Coach Paula Malinski, Physical Education teacher “But, the biggest weakness we had was the use of the team. Over half the team was composed of underclassmen who didn ' t have the experience to win in individual events. " “The team had tremendous depth, but we didn’t have the outstanding swimmers to put us over the top.” senior Barb Payne Having such a large team produced considerable depth in the dual meets. “The team had tremendous depth, but we didn ' t have the out- standing swimmers to put us over the top, " explained sen- ior Barb Payne, “This is why we didn ' t achieve our goals of fin- ishing in the top three of both Sectionals and Conference. " Senior tri-captains Kelly Jones, Barb Payne, and Laura Baker contributed to the suc- cess of the team. " Because of the lack of seniors (only four) the captains had their hands full in keeping the team motivated and united, " soph- omore Jen Obenchain said. The team also hoped to send as many people to State as possible. Jones made it for the 100 meter breast stroke and finished 16 in the IHSAA State finals. The 200 meter medly relay also qualified for the State finals; however, they were disqualified after an untimely false start. In some cases the season results did not come as a sur- prise, the inexperience was a foreshadowing of the eventu- al outcome. But in other cases, the results surprised the team. “We were hurt by the IHSAA eligibility rules. We lost two key people because of this rule, one swimmer and one diver, " Coach Malinski stated, " Having those two people could have changed the season in a big way. " Step by step, the structure of the great statue once again stood majestically against a steel skyline. And, like a major overhaul, the Girls ' Swim Team built upon a sturdy foundation as the base for their climb. Girls’ Swim Team (Front row) Pam Pool, Laura Baker, Rhonda Keown, Trade Kozak, Kathy Gambetta, Tina Schmidt, Laura Pavlovich, Kathy Hughes, Louise Andreani (Row 2) Karyn Dahlsten, Chrissy Radosevich, Chrissy Dinga, Christine Bobeck, Stacy Muskin, Jen Obenchain, Cindy Jacobsen, Jen Gust, Jen Janusonis, Tonya Tomskl, Beth Saks, Patty Luna, Debbie Somenzi (Back row) Assistant Coach Linda Taillon. Barb Payne, De- Anna Ryband, Debbie Payne, Jo Gal- vin, Amy Fraser, Kelly Morgan, Milica Grbic, Denise Nelson. Kelly Jones, Coach Paula Malinski, Colleen Mor- gan, Lisa Thomas. Girls ' Swimming 125 Whether pushing , pumping or peddling , students strained to beat the ATTLE OF THE BULGE With the sweat pouring down his face and his body aching from the miles behind him, the determined student keeps running, pushing him- self to the limit. But for what? Why would someone put himself through pain? To keep the body looking good and to stay in shape, why else? The " Battle of the Bulge " was a fight many stu- dents fought year round. " I usually just watch what I eat. If I don ' t pig out, I don ' t gain weight, " explained junior Penny Opatera. Dieting kept many stu- dents from getting flabby and provided a solution to help slide into last years ' jeans. Going to the beach in the summer and taking trips over Spring Break were add- ed incentives for looking good. " In the summer when you are at the beach, you can ' t hide anything, " said sophomore Tammy Hollis. " You have to watch your weight so you don ' t look fat. " Constantly watching the scale could get frustrating. Off the wall Assured that his shot will be on the mark, junior Shaun Barsic lazily re- turns the serve. While racquetball provided an athletic way to battle the bulge, it usually required a membership at a health club. Just dieting alone, however couldn ' t keep the weight off. Aerobics provided an exercising option. " When I go on a diet I lose weight, but with aerobics, the weight goes off twice as fast, " senior Sheri Fefferman explained. Aerobics proved to be the most common way girls bat- tled the bulge. " Aerobics is actually fun. I don ' t think of it as work at all, " commented freshman Amy Orr. " Fighting the scale gets to be a drag but aerobics makes it easy to keep the weight off. " Health clubs such as Omni 41, Sports Illustrated and Betty ' s Body Shop offered aerobic programs. Health clubs provided many advantages. " It ' s great to get out of the house, have a good excuse, and still be able to hang around with your friends, " ju- nior Chris Dywan explained. If a student wanted to lose weight, improve quickness, or get in shape for a sport, running also provided a tick- et to fitness. " Running im- proves my speed while get- ting me in shape for an upcoming sport, " junior Bill Paz stated. " Plus, I don ' t have to spend money. " Many athletes were forced to lose weight and get strong for a sport they played. Coaches required athletes to start preparing for their upcoming seasons months in advance. " Right after the football season ended, we started lifting weights for the next sea- son, " junior Jim Magrames stated. " The work payed off with the success of the team. " Gymnastics also required the female athletes to lose weight to help prevent injur- ies, " Our coach checked our weight daily. He wouldn ' t let us compete unless we made the given weight, " said freshman Erica Bohem. And after all the sweat, hard work and pain, stu- dents, whether trying to get that beach physique or slide into last year ' s jeans, paid the piper and won the " Final Battle. " 126 Fitness craze No pain, no gain Exerting all his might, junior Bill Paz utilizes the lat machine. Weight training for sports helped students get an advantage over their foes. Heart mate With a watchful eye on the com- puter screen, junior Robin Fandrei records her pulse and speed. Health clubs offered many kinds of exer- cise equipment for any kind of mus- cle. Pushing on With only one mile to go, junior Steve McMahon picks up his pace. Putting in a few miles after a long day of school helped students keep the body in shape. Fitness craze 127 Boys’ Swim Team. (front row) Shaun Larson, Dan Se- bastian, Greg Baker, (row 2) Brian Mohr, Eric Holtan, Chris Sersic, Eric Roseen, Lennert Tan, Jason Shaum, Eric Pinkey. (row 3) Steve Conkley, Scott Orr, Doug Poulston, Karl Wein, Sasa Kechman, Eric Schwartzen, Ken Mikrut, David Gerson, Joe Ci- pich, Pete Baradas, Rob Kane, Jeff Feltzer, Brad Clendenning, Don Bremmer, Robert Bellinger, Coach Jon Jepsen. (back row) Mike Autry, Randy Gluth, Tom Arcella, Jonathon Sherman, Tim Broderson, Rick Ku- miega, Mike Micenko, Scott Wojtowich, Toby Skov, Tom Bair, Ja- son Gedmin, Robert Merrick, Coach Eric Krieger. 128 Boys ' Swimming Ready Mentally preparing himself for the upcoming 400-yard relay, sopho- more Robert Merrick puts all thoughts aside and concentrates on his stroke. Intense concentration helped bring the relay team to a 14th place overall finish at State. Above the crowd All eyes glued on their coming award, sophomore Jason Gedmin and senior Tom Arcella receive their gold medals. They finished first in the 200-yard relay in Indianapolis and broke the state record by a second, 1:36:91. Vanity Swimming MHS OPP Valparaiso 90 82 West Lafayette 95 76 Griffith 106 65 Lake Central 97 78 Davenport West (Iowa) 118 54 Portage 103 69 Merrillville 103 69 South Bend Riley 88 84 Highland 88 84 Bishop Noll 93 75 Hammond Gavit 99 73 Hammond Morton 102 69 Crown Point 98 73 Calumet 109 62 Chesterton 90 82 Culver Military Relays 1st place 90 pts. Munster Relays 1st place 1 12 pts. Highland Invi tational 2nd place 298 pts. Kankakee Invitational 1st place 388 pts. Lake Suburban Conference 2nd place 323 pts. Sectional 1st place 329 pts. State 5th place 137 pts. 15-0 Junior Vorslty Swimming Lake Suburban Conference 1st place 330 pts. 4-5 5th place in state , All-American rank, Medley state record Aces were the cards in hand as the Boy ' s Swim Team, for the third year in a row, went undefeated in dual meet competition and increased their team record to 49 consecutive wins. Even a full house couldn ' t beat the Seahorses, who played their cards right again and again and refused to fold. Though characterized by a lack of age and exper- ience, the Seahorses worked harder to turn such shortcomings into advan- tages. " The depth or quality wasn ' t as good as previous years,” senior co-captain Mike Autry said, " but we proved that having a young team didn ' t mean we wouldn ' t have a successful year.” The Seahorses placed fifth at State and broke four team records. The 400-yard Medley Relay team, consist- ing of sophomores Jeff Feltzer and Jason Gedmin and seniors Tom Arcella and Jonathon Sherman, was smimmers in It’s a great feeling knowing that we are the fastest four guys in Indiana. sophomore Jeff Feltzer named All-American. This re- lay team also shattered the Indiana state record by over a full second, 1:36:91 “It ' s a great feeling knowing that we are the fastest four guys in Indiana, " sophomore Jeff Feltzer said. Other Seahorses who qualified for the State swim meet and the Indiana Uni- versity Natatorium were sophomore Robert Merrick and senior Randy Gluth in the 400-yard freestyle relay and junior Mike Micenko in the 200-and 500-yard free. The team accumulated 137 points, which was enough to earn them fifth place in the overall stand- ings. " People expect Mun- ster to win State every year,” Head Swim Coach m Jon Jepsen said. " But fifth place in State is something to be proud of. " However some obstacles setback the otherwise vic- torious season. Losing the Lake Suburban Conference title for the first time in 13 years brought disappoint- ment. “It was disappointing to know we broke that tradi- tion. " said sophomore Jason Gedmin, who finished sec- ond in the 50-yard freestyle in Indianapolis. " But that is nothing to be ashame of. We gave it our best shot, and that is what coach asks from us. " And just like any poker game played, good hands are dealt with bad ones. The trick is to know how to turn a bad hand to a favorable one. Fortunately, the Sea- horses kept a poker face through it all, as they proved that it didn ' t matter what cards were dealt. What mattered was the way they played their cards; the right way. Splash down and increases the Seahorses ' edge. Launching off the starters ' block, Sherman ' s strong performance led senior Jonathon Sherman begins his to first place finish in Sectionals, leg of the 400-yard Medley Relay Boy ' s Swimming 129 Despite helpful hint, first round loss leaves team’s hopes So close but yet so far, . . . The Lady Mustangs, despite a record setting 15-4 season, fell short of a sectional title to East Chicago Central, 46-51. " This was the most enjoy- able season, not from wins or losses but from the attitude of the team, " Coach Dick Hunt, industrial arts teacher, ex- plained. Adding to the successful season was the teamwork which carried on throughout the entire season. “It was like we were a big family, " junior Kris Siebecker said. “It was great to know that the bench still supported us, even though they didn ' t get a chance to perform, " added senior Carolyn Pajor. The team was not only unit- ed on the court, but also off the court. " We used to go out before many of our games. We were all good friends and Overtime With an effort to perfect her lay up skills sophomore Lisa Baciu puts in ex- tra time after practice. Sticking around after practice to work helped players improve their game. “This was the most enjoyable season, not from wins or losses, but from the team’s attitude.” Coach Dick Hunt always got along with each other, " said Kris. Although the team played as a whole and not individual- ly, they seemed to lack a few needed ingredients. Leadership was a key fac- tor missing throughout the season. “When Cindy Simko would go out, it seemed as if no one was playing together. Everyone relied on Cindy, " Mi- Pushing It up Covered by tough defensive pres- sure, senior Co-captain Cindy Simko tries to work the ball inside. The team captured the victory by defeating Hammond Morton, 50-30. chelle Plantiga, senior ex- plained. Along with the lack of lead- ership, inconsistency in perfor- mance played a role for the team, as they dropped out during the first round sectional play. " Everyone was nervous and not concentrating as we needed to be, " commented Michelle. Also adding to the team ' s downfa ll was an untimely lack of rebounding. " As a team we could have been more aggressive when it came to rebounding, " explained sen- ior Co-captain Cindy Simko. A surprising loss during the season occurred when the Lady Mustangs lost to Lowell, 45-49. " We weren ' t mentally ready for the game, " ex- plained Coach Hunt. “We just weren ' t thinking about that game. " The Mustangs went on to lose in overtime. w w 1 u w J ft Trapped Swarmed by the tough defensive pressure of sophomores Ellen Black- mun (12), Paulette Pokrifcak (21) and Lisa Fiegle (14), the Highland shooter was held back from retrieving a re- bound. The Mustangs went on to de- feat the Trojans, 38-25. 130 Girls ' Basketball i r W L w % T » a ' - Girls’ Varsity Basketball MHS OPP Hammond Clark 59 48 Whiting 39 21 Gary Wirt 52 48 Lowell 45 49 East Chicago Central 51 44 Crown Point 31 35 Hammond Gavit 56 44 Griffith 46 25 Hanover Central 47 40 Munster Holiday Tournament Hobart 47 40 Hammond Gavit 43 42 Lake Central 42 66 Highland 45 37 T.F. South 74 28 Hammond High 57 36 Bishop Noll 57 29 Hammond Morton 50 30 Calumet 45 34 Sectionals East Chicago Central 15-4 46 51 Girls ' Junior Varsity Basketball MHS OPP Hammond Clark 34 33 Whiting 16 15 Gary Wirt 46 10 Lowell 20 16 East Chicago Central 23 39 Crown Point 15 28 Hammond Gavit 38 16 Griffith 40 5 Hanover Central 40 30 Lake Central 35 47 Highland 38 25 T.F. South 23 33 Hammond High 31 23 Bishop Noll 29 37 Hammond Morton 29 10 Merrillville 46 50 10-6 Listen up As they wait for further instructions from Coach Dick Hunt, the Mustangs listen attentively during their time out. Time out special instructions helped the girls go on to defeat the Highland Trojans, 45-37. Girls ' Baske tball 131 Workable strategy Giving and taking some pre- game advice, Coach Dick Hunt and junior Jen Paulson discuss the upcoming game. Jen was named to second All-Confer- ence team for her efforts during the basketball season. Break-away Trying to score two easy points, sophomore Anne Bibler, junior varisty forward, escapes from Highland ' s defensive pressure. Girls’ Varsity Basketball, (front row) Toula Kounelis, Michelle Plantiga, Cin- dy Simko. Diane Hanus, Lisa Kraynik, Tia Pitkanen. Coach Dick Hunt, (back row) Sharon Pavol, Jenna Chevigny, Kris Siebecker, Jennifer Paulson, Lisa Baciu, Carolyn Pajor. Girls’ Junior Varsity Basketball (front row) Kim Hesek, Ellen Blackmun, Kelly Cronin, Sara Mintz, Cindy Mikolajcyk, April Rivercomb. (back row) Coach Jane McConnell, Robin Zipko, Amy Stugis, Paulette Pokrifcak, Amy Gif- ford, Lisa Fiegle, Anne Bibler. 132 Girls ' Basketball One-on-one » Driving the right side of the key, sophomore Sharon Pavol makes an attempt to beat her opponent to the bucket, Though only a sopho- more, Sharon added team depth as backup forwar d to senior Michelle Plantiga. Flre-up As the starting line-up is announced, the bench cheers on the team be- fore the opening round of sectional play. Although not getting as much playing time as the starters, the bench offered continued team support. cont. Defeating state-ranked Hammond Clark also added a surprise to the roller-coast- er season. The Mustangs won 59-48. " It was a great win and the team got a posi- tive attitude, which carried with us through the entire season up to sectional play, " sophomore Lisa Kraynik said. Along with the surprises, the team set goals they wanted to achieve by the end of the season. One ful- filled goal was defeating Hammond Gavit to win the Munster Holiday Tourna- ment. The team also achieved a better overall season record. Despite losing in first-round sectional play, the Lady Mustangs stood by ea ch other through thick and thin. Friendships, fulfilled goals, and a 15-4 record helped to ease the pain of a season that " should have been. " Watchful eye Keeping her eye on the ball, fresh- man Sara Mintz tries to block the oncoming Highland pass. The junior varsity team went ahead to defeat Highland, 47-35. Flying high As she takes the ball to the basket, senior Cindy Simko, Co-Captain, makes an effort for an easy two points. Cindy went on to be named to Second All-Conference team. Girls ' Basketball 133 Lack of support, varsity experience leaves ’Stangs As a newborn pony learns to take its first fragile steps, he gradually develops his coordi- nation into a trot and full gal- lop. So too, the Boys ' Varsity Basketball team learned that success doesn ' t happen in the snap of a finger. With only one returning letterman, the team teetered and stumbled their way to becoming " full grown " Mustangs. The Mustangs got off to a quick start with an early sea- son 7-2 record under the leadership of their only exper- ienced player, senior Kevin Trilli. " Our quick start really helped our confidence and some eorly victories offset our inexperience, " stated Coach Dave Knish. Maturity was also a factor which helpd the Mustangs overcome their lack of exper- ience. " This team was a very mature group and that con- tributed to the success the team achieved this season, " added Coach Knish. As the team overcame All eyes While looking for a hole to pass through, senior Paul Cipich tries to take advantage of every mistake made by the opponent. Capitalizing on mistakes not only helps the team, but it can often have a negative ill effect on the opposition ' s consisten- cy. “We may not have had an undefeated season but we sure didn’t lose.” senior Tim O’Mara their mental inhibitions, they, like most teams, had periods of disappointments and major achievements. " We ' ve had some good wins this season. One of our biggest wins was against Highland in overtime, 72-69, mainly because of the rivalry, but it was also impor- tant for our confidence early in the season, " stated senior Tim O ' Mara. Every team has their stum- bling blocks throughout a sea- son, whether it be an injury or a heartbreaking loss. " Being up by 13 points and losing to Crown Point in the Sectional Semifinal was disappointing; but more so, that loss signaled the end of my and the other seniors high school careers, " stated senior Kevin Trilli, cap- tain. The Mustangs enjoyed a second season through their play in Sectionals. " Many coaches say that the bulk of the season is used to prepare for Sectionals, " Kevin stated. The boys beat the host Calu- met Warriors in the first round of the Calumet Sectionals. " We played our best against Calumet and then against Crown Point in the Semi-fin- als, " added Kevin. " The win over the host team was sweet because it was a type of revenge after Calumet beat us in Confer- ence play, " stated Coach Knish. Sectionals provided a fun time for both fans and play- ers. " Sectionals is especially fun for the students because its really the only time when the majoriety of the school is together cheering and hav- ing a good time, " explained junior Kristen Rittenmeyer. Players can find it rewarding to play in front of 134 Boys ' Basketball Double Trouble Knowing a double team often leaves an open man, captain Kevin Trilli, sen- ior, looks to pass in order to get an advantage over his Hobart oppo- nents. A well-placed bounce pass proved to be an easy way for setting up a jump shot and score. Jump to it At the peak of his jump, sophomore Mike Trilli attempts to tip the ball to a teammate. The all important first pos- session can boost morale and build the team ' s confidence. Boys ' Varsity Basketball Junior Varsity Basketball MHS OPP MHS OPP Hammond Gavit 87 61 Hammond Gravit 59 53 Hammond Clark 81 64 Hammond Clark 70 36 Hammond High 57 62 Hammond High 39 54 Lowell 59 56 Lowell 46 41 Highland 72 69 Highland 40 51 Hammond Morton 70 58 Hammond Morton 35 38 Portage 63 78 Portage 46 52 Westville 83 72 Westville 60 46 Lake Central 55 52 Lake Central 38 53 Andrean 65 92 Andrean 67 76 Calumet 57 61 Calumet 56 46 Chesterton 61 77 Chesterton 53 35 Gr iffith 73 65 Griffith 35 36 Merrillville 54 83 Merrillville 39 59 West Vigo 55 71 West Vigo 51 76 Crown Point 59 65 Crown Point 44 52 Valparaiso 58 70 Valparaiso 31 37 Bishop Noll 55 71 Bishop Noll 40 48 Whiting 83 66 Whiting 55 36 Hobart 53 64 Hobart 45 50 Sectional 7-13 Calumet 70 58 Crown Point 65 68 Freshman “B " Team 10-12 MHS OPP Calumet 40 36 Freshman " A " Team Andrean 37 28 MHS OPP Lew Wallace 20 52 Calumet 27 25 Griffith 39 26 Andrean 36 39 Highland 24 27 Lew Wallace 42 52 Bishop Noll 34 38 Griffith 46 40 Pierce 39 25 Highland 43 38 Hammond Morton 33 29 Bishop Noll 31 33 Valparaiso 24 25 Pierce 39 61 Mishawaka 29 27 Hammond Morton 58 31 Harrison 48 47 Valparaiso 28 39 Lake Central 31 45 Mishawaka 37 35 Hammond High 28 37 Whiting 59 55 Crown Point 43 35 Harrison 41 39 8-6 Clark 49 32 Lake Central 38 46 Lowell 54 43 Hammond High 47 38 Crown Point 44 45 10-7 Boy ' s Basketball 135 a large crowd and more of- ten than not it brings out the best quality play. The sixth man (the crowd) can be a big help during the Sectional tour- ney and often inspires a team to cope with the pressures of the single elimination tourna- ment. However, the ' Stangs made it through the greater part of the season without much fan participation. " A crowd puts a lot into the game and when the crowd consists of only a few stu- dents, the players sometimes just go through the motions, " stated Coach Knish. An overall 1CM2 record may not be enough to excite some, but the Mustangs real- ized that there is more to a season than just wins and loses. " The record may not show it, but we did have a successful season. We gained much needed experience with our three returning start- ers. " We may not have an un- defeated season, but we sure didn ' t lose, " stated O ' Mara. After ending the season with a 10-12 record the Varsi- ty Basketball Team made a fi- nal appearance at the Winter Sports Banquet, where Coach Knish presented awards to the season ' s out- standing members. Junior Chuck Pawelko took the Free Throw Award and junior Ben Morey earned Most Steals and the Pride, Hustle, and De- sire Award, Senior Tim O ' Mara received the Field Goal Per- centage Award, and senior Paul Cipich won the Assists and Senior Attitude Awards. Senior Kevin Trilli received the Rebound and Ray Comman- ded Award for the top stu- dent athlete. Trilli was also named the Lake Suburban Conference " Player of the Year " and to the Times area All-Star Team. Just as a pony stumbles and falls, it always has a chance to try again. So the Mustang basketball team had its diffi- culties, but ultimately strided off toward a successful sea- son. Timeout Planning out a strategy. Coach Dave Knish attempts to set up a plan to help defeat Crown Point for the Con- ference championship. However, the Mustang ' s strategy fell short as they were defeated 65-69. Eye for detail With a flick of the wrist, junior Ben Morey shoots one and the bonus in hopes to put the icing on the cake in an overtime victory against Griffith. Good freethrow shooting often de- termines the difference between a loss or victory. 136 Boys ' Basketball Keep away Opting not to shoot, junior Chuck Pawelko looks to passing and team- work for team success. Chuck ' s lob pass into the middle helped set up a three-point play, while pushing the team toward a victory. Posting up In position to receive a pass, junior Brendan McCormack (40) holds off his Griffith opponent Lance Russell in hopes to gain an offensive advan- tage. Offensive and defensive posi- tioning are two major aspects for at- taining a winning edge. Boys ' Freshman Basketball Team (front row) Pat Mason, Dave Mussatt, Dan George, Bob Morris, Tom Morey, Mark Deal, (row 2) Don Fesko, Kevin Gerdt, Brian Andershack, Scott Giba, John Theis, Chris Bryant, (back row) Coach Ross Haller, Eric Lander, Steve Semchuck, Ted Porter, Tom Renwald, Curt Sobolewski, Coach Jack Yerkes. Boys’ Junior Varsity Basketball Team (front row) Tom Lukslch, Chris Casper, Mark Gonzales, Alan Zabrecky, Kevin Baradziej, Victor Carlos, (back row) Bill Gibbs, Brent Bodefeld, Rodney Vanator, Owen Deignan, Anthony Powell, Rich Myer, Coach Greg Luk- sich. Boys’ Varsity Basketball Team (front row) Tom Boyden, Carlos Carlos, Gary Eldridge, Ben Morey, Paul Ci- pich. Chuck Pawelko, manager Greg Schwarts, (back row) Coach Dave Knish, Dave Schoon, Mike Trilli, Bren- dan McCormack, Dan Hollis, Tim O’ Mara. Boys ' Basketball 137 138 Boys ' Wrestling “An apple a day keeps the doctor away. " If this proverb is true, then the wrestling team would have done well to buy an apple. However, in spite of a season plagued by illness, injury, and inexperi- ence, the team advanced five healthy wrestlers to Semi- State. “It was a tough season. We were ravaged by the flu three times,” explained Varsity Coach Dennis Haas, industrial arts teacher. “A big disadvantage was the fact that we lost ten sen- iors and for a lot of guys this was their first year wrestling varsity, " said Coach Haas. The team may have seemed to need a supple- ment to their diets, but in- stead of adding an apple Boys ' Wrestling Team (front row) Vic- tor Fortin, Sean Welsh, Steve Cera- jewski, Brian Preslin, Tom Ellison, Mike Bacino, Tim Sannito, George Tsirtsis. (back row) Assistant Coach Mike Stern, Dave Gladish, Andy Maniotes, Jason Ryband. Frank Scheive, Bill Melby, Jim Dryjanski, Coach Dennis Haas, Assistant Coach Mike Roper. “Anytime you can send five wrestlers to Semi- State you know you have done a good job.” Coach Dennis Haas they added something else equally good for them— a sense of team spirit. “We were really close,” agreed sophomore Jason Ry- band. “We all cheered for ev- erybody whether they pinned someone or got pinned. " Another key factor in the 9-7 season was senior lead- ership. “I saw that our seniors gave the team more support than seniors at other school, " said Coach Haas. All these factors helped as Coach Haas felt the team had a good season. “Anytime you can send five wrestlers to Semi-State you know you have done a good job, " ex- pressed Coach Haas. One wrestler, junior Bill Melby, advanced to State. He lost his first match, but still enjoyed himself. “It was a lot of fun competing in State be- cause of all the wrestlers there. I just wish I could have won one more match, " Bill said. Although at some times Johnny Appleseed ' s line of work would have served the team well, they managed to have a winning season by us- ing unity and strong leader- ship to their advantage. An advantage In an attempt to flip his opponent and pin him, junior Bill Melby concentrates on the best move to use. Bill eventu- ally defeated his adversary and went on to wrestle in State competition. Plagued by illness, wrestlers overcome odds, leave opponents Varsity Wrestling Team MHS OPP Whiting 48 27 South Bend Riley 42 25 Lew Wallace 67 6 Crown Point 9 54 Penn 8 52 Valparaiso 27 38 West Side 64 3 Chesterton 24 50 Lake Central 33 37 Lowell 42 31 Calumet 24 36 Bishop Noll 72 6 Kankakee Valley 41 21 Horace Mann 63 10 Highland 21 36 Griffith 9-7 46 22 The great escape Leverage is the key to success as senior Dave Gladish tries to elude a takedown by re-positioning footing. His footwork paid off as Dave defeat- ed his Lake Central foe. Two points for takedown With hopes of pinning his competitor to win the match, junior Brian Preslin tries to keep his opponent ' s shoulders down for the required three seconds. Brian succeeded in his attempt and won the match. Boys ' Wrestling 139 Hangin’ around As she mounts the uneven bars, fresh- man Erica Boehm completes a back hip-pull over to begin her routine, as Coach Roy Owen checks her form. Precision is a necessary part in achieving a perfect 10. Grace Under Pressure After completing her floor routine, ju- nior Mary Blaesing strikes her ending pose. Floor routines last up to a min- ute and a half in length, and the con- testants are judged on their acrobat- ic and dancing ability. o ■ Gymnastics MHS OPP Valpariso 90.75 102 Portage 92.5 87 Hobart 94.6 89 Lowell 96 78 Merrillville 94.75 102.5 LaPorte 98 91.90 Crown Point 97.65 101 Highland 98.75 91 Chesterton 96.9 103 Conference 2nd place Sectionals 3rd place Flying high Practicing her beam routine, junior Mary Blaesing performs a split leap. Extra practice helped Mary to be the number one gymnast on the team. 140 Gymnastics Loss of members , intense practices had girls striving for gfSfFJC ipfegR Easy come, easy go is ex- actly how it went for the Girls ' Gymnastics Team as two key members departed during the middle of the season. " Losing those two members greatly reduced the depth of the team, " explained junior Mary Blaesing, captain. " There was no room for error in the events, especially on the beam, because you only qualify the top three scores and we were left with only four people. " Despite the size of the team, the girls captured a second in Conference and a third in Sectionals behind Mer- rillville and Crown Point, the subsequent Conference champions. The girls ' success in Conference was due most- ly to team unity. " The team “Losing those two members greatly reduced the team’s depth.” junior Mary Blaesing unity was a key factor in our success as a team. Since we had such a small team, it was necessary to psych each oth- er so we could keep our minds on doing our best, " said soph- omore Tammy Hollis. With a 5-4 record, the team had some impressive perfor- mances. " The Highland Invita- tional was a great meet for all of us, " Tammy explain- ed. " We were up against some of the toughest compe- tition in State and we all did real well. " Mary Blaesing placed third in Floor Exercise and fifth All-Around. The size of the team did present problems initially for team spirit. " After the two girls quit we all felt like quitting, because we didn ' t think it was possible to compete effec- tively with four people, " Mary said. The size also effected the outcome of close meets and the team record. " We lost to Crown Point, our biggest rival, by a few points due to the lack of depth, " explained Coach Roy Owen. " I pushed the girls hard because we had such a small team, and it was important to be flawless. " Despite a lack of depth, the girls proved through hard work and determination that anything is possible, including as a second in Conference and a third in Sectionals. A helping hand Warming up before the meet, Coach Roy Owen spots sophomore Tammy Hollis as she attempts to complete her half twist on to the vault. Coach Owen provided assistance and con- structive criticism during pre-match warm-ups. Girls ' Gymnastics team: (front row) Jill Moore, Sally Brennan, Erica Boehm, Jenny Dedelow. (back row) Assistant Coach Suzanne Owen, Mary Blaes- ing, Kristen Walter, Tammy Hollis, Coach Roy Owen. Gymnastics 141 Packed fan buses, rowdy rallies prove ANS HAVE WHAT IT TAKES Through rain, sleet, hail and snow the mail always gets through. So, too, does that loyal fan, adorned in his team ' s colors, and his face painted just in time for the big game. “I think supporting a team through good times and bad is what it means to be a good fan,” stated junior Pablo Bu- kata. It takes loyal fan support in diverse conditions to keep the team spirits up and help them keep the intensity needed to win. The fans are the " sixth man " for the bas- ketball team; and they ' re the loyal troopers who help the football team achieve that winning edge. " When you don ' t have the fan support, it seems like there is hardly any emotion within the players, " explained junior Dave Schoon. " But when they are there, they make a world of difference, and the teams play with a vengence. " While it takes a lot to be a loyal fan, it is a necessary part of the game. Support adds di- mension to the game, and for most it is a worthwhile exper- ience. " I really love to be at the games, and if at all possible, to be a part of assisting the team in being victorious, " said Pablo. Making time for the team is important for players as well as the fans, and so too are the many pre-game prepara- tions. How they dress, act, and " psych " themselves up for the game become impor- tant. " We all dress in red and white and paint our faces, " explained sophomore Debbie Paine. " It ' s important to show support so the team knows you ' re behind them. " Players as well as fans can not be passive at the games. How they act is directly relat- ed to how they psych them- selves up. " You can ' t be down at the games. You ' ve got to be rowdy. That ' s what you are there for, " explained junior Laura Goldasich. " I enjoy going out with my friends before the game and having a good time. This gets us up before the games. " Some people feel that pay- ing $2.50 a game is a little ex- pensive, and others prefer to be fair weather fans and go when the team is winning. " If everyone is going to the game, I ' ll go, and if it ' s going to be a good game I ' ll go. But, I don ' t go to every game be- cause it would cost too much, " said junior Tim Sanito. Painted faces, rowdiness and a " never-say-die " atti- tude are all necessary qualifi- cations in becoming that " Perfect fan. " Win, lose, or draw, the true fan keeps en- couraging, coaxing, and sometimes coaching their fa- vorite team to a hopeful win. V-I-C-T-O-R-YI With all classes showing their avid sup- port during Sectionals, the Boys ' Bas- ketball team went on to win in the first round of competition. The team went on to defeat the Calumet Warriors, 70-58. Sophomore spirit Getting prepared for a pep rally, sophomores Lisa Baciu and Sharon Pavol check over their banner to make sure it ' s perfect. Banners pro- vided a visable support showing class spirit. 142 Fans have what it takes One man wave Valiantly attempting to arouse the fans, senior Jay Potasnik tries to ignite the crowd with a losing effort, Jay ' s enthusiasm did not go unheeded as the crowd came to life when the Mus- tangs hit the floor at the Calumet basketball sectional. Bad, bad Leroy Marsh Singing a verse from their homemade version of " Leroy Brown, " seniors Adam Tavitas, Dan Hollis, Dan Porter and Randy Grudzinski chant their song honoring Coach Leroy Marsh, Members of both the boys ' football team and boys ' ensembles made a guest appearance to raise spirits dur- ing the Semi-State pep rally. Fans have what it takes 143 Flyln’ high Showing her support for the football team at Homecoming, junior Jen Uze- bell ties red and white balloons to her wrist. Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) sold the balloons for $125 in hopes of raising funds and promoting school spirit. Stopped short of State Title, girls’ left LaPorte with their hopes mashed Serving up yet another successful season, the Girls ' Tennis Team reinforced their long standing tradition of hard work. With a final re- cord of 15-3 and both the Sectional and Regional titles, the team definitely had something to smile about. " It was an odd begin- ning, " stated Coach Carmi Thornton, elementary gym teacher. “The rain kept us from really starting the sea- son. We ' d have a match and then have to wait a week to play again. " Although the weather didn ' t cooperate, the team did. “Out of all my four years on the tennis team, I think the team was closest this year, " reflected senior Pen- ny Karr, captain. “We had a Quick Tips Cringing her face to emphasize a point. Coach Carmi Thorton bes- tows the team with some last min- ute wisdom. Coach Thorton was al- ways there with some winning advice or just moral support. I really thought this season was a huge success. As players, we had confidence in our game — but we were also friends. Nicole Rusnak Sophomore lot of young, inexperienced players who were willing to work hard to pull ahead in the season. " Volleying past both West Lafayette and South Bend Clay, the Tennis Team re- captured their own Invita- tional after last year ' s loss. “I was really relieved. Our hard work really paid off in the tournament, " added junior Julianne Chevigny. “I really thought this sea- son was a huge success. As players, we had confidence in our game — but we were also friends. We were always there for the team, win or lose. I think that ' s what made us one of fhe best teams, said Nicole Rusnak sopho- more. Junior Varsity had an equally successful season. “I think our record speaks for itself, " sfated freshman Dana Rothschild. “We were undefeated the whole sea- son. I think that JV has a lot to be proud of, for we played a lot of tough teams. " After all was said and done, and the puddles dried, the Girls ' Tennis Team still remained on top. As the long, grueling hours of drills and extra footwork diminish- ed, the team proved their season was definitely a straight set victory. Twice is nice While her doubles partner sophomore Anjali Gupta returns a forehand, sophomore Christy Szala awaits the next shot. Even though there ' s not a lot of individual activity in doubles , it ' s important to keep your mind on the game due to its quick pace and fast action. 4 ■ 144 Girls ' Tennis Blazing bullets With her face locked in concentra- tion, junior Julianne Chevigny pre- pares to bullet a backhand across the net to her opponent. Early prep- aration and extra footwork was cru- cial in order to execute that winning shot. Leader of the pack Number one singles player, senior Penny Karr follows through on a cru- cial baseline shot. One of Penny ' s top accomplishments included being named first-team all conference. Girls’ Tennis Team, (front row) Becca Ochstein, Alison Rothschild, Stacy Schatz, Dana Rothschild, (row two) Anjall Gupta, Ellen Blackman, Colleen Murphy, Christy Szala, Jen Gershman. (back row) Coach Carmi Thorton, Jen Janusonis, Tori Szurgot, Julianne Chevi gny, Jenna Chevigny, Nicole Rusnak, Penny Karr. Girls’ Varsity Tennis MHS OPP Chesterton 5 0 Portage 5 0 Elkhart Central 1 4 Highland 5 0 Griffith 5 0 Lowell 5 0 Lake Central 5 0 Calumet 2 3 Crown Point Mustang Invitational West Lafayette 4 1 South Bend Clay 3 2 Terre Haute 2 3 Merrillville 5 0 Laporte 5 0 Sectionals Hammond High 5 0 Highland 4 1 Lake Central 5 0 Regionals Bishop Noll 4 1 Semi-State Elkhart Central 0 5 15-3 Girls’ Junior Varsity Tennis Chesterton 5 0 Portage 5 0 Elkhart Central 4 1 Highland 5 0 Griffith 5 0 Lowell 5 0 Lake Central 5 0 Calumet 3 2 Merrillville 4 1 Laporte 5 0 10-0 Girls ' Tennis 145 Flying high again Soaring over the sandpit, senior Roz Lambert completes her first of three jumps in the long jump. Roz went on to set a school record of 16 feet 4 inches in this event. Ready . . . Set . . . Gol Nervously awaiting the sound of the gun senior Denise Eckholm and fresh- man Sara Mintz are about to begin the 1600m run. Despite the team ' s ef- forts, Hobart went on to defeat the Mustangs and place first overall. Girls’ Track Team MHS OPP East Chicago Central 60 58 Hobart 44 74 Morton 70 48 Lowell 54 64 Calumet 66 51 Lake Central, 35 71 Griffith 42 Merrillville, 31 79 Andrean 38 Calumet Invitational 5th Griffith Relays 4th Conference 7th 3-6 Dash in a flash On her way to a strong finish. Michelle Safko, freshman, crosses the line after the 100m dash. Natural quickness and agility were both essential to running short distances. I Put your best foot forward Perfect form over the hurdles helps sophomore Debbie Payne win her 300m heat. Competitive hurdling re- quired a long stride, flexability, and the ability to accelerate quickly. 146 Girls ' Track It ' s always frustrating when you put forth your best effort and still get beat. However, when a team puts forth its best effort and still gets beat, it ' s even more frustrating. Although the team finished with a 3-6 record, two school records were set, eleven members qualified for the sectional meet and the 4x100 relay took fourth at the IUPUI prep track meet. " As a team, we were dis- appointed that we didn ' t do better, but the other teams were much stronger,” said Coach Don Lambert, English teacher. However, individual mem- bers achieved personal goals obvious with two school re- cords set. Senior co-captain Roz Lambert set a new school record of 16 feet 4 inches in long jump. " I set that goal at the beginning of the season,” commented Roz. Also, sophomore Amy Hu- lett tied the school record of Tough competition, bad weather, equal season of rustration “As a team, we were disappointed that we didn’t do better, but the other teams were that much stronger,” Coach Don Lambert :50.3 in the 300 meter hurdles. " It was exciting to tie the re- cord, " Amy said, " since it is my first year in track and I didn ' t think I ' d do that well.” Adding to their list of suc- cesses, the 4x100 relay team of senior Wendy Beckman, ju- niors, Cami Pack and Cindy Pearson and sophomore Susie Beckman placed fourth in the IUPUI meet. Individuals and re- lay teams from around the state were invited to com- pete in Indianapolis if they had met set standards during the season. " It was thrilling to run in a meet against nearly thirty teams and finish fourth out of sixteen in our event, " com- mented Cindy. However, along with the good came the bad. The team confronted difficulty during the Conference and Sectional meets. " We have one of fhe toughest Section- als in the state; junior Diane Trgovcich said, " the talented competition plus the fact that we didn ' t perform up to our abilities caused our poor Sec- tional performance. " Also, during the Confer- ence meet, the favored to win 4x100 relay dropped the baton. " It was a let down be- cause we were expected to win, and we had high aspira- tions, " Cami said. " Dropping the baton is an unusual occur- ence and probably our worst nightmare, but it ' s something that happens. " Weather also took its effect on the team ' s performances. " At the early meets, we had to bring blankets to keep warm, but by Sectionals it was almost too hot to run, " said Freshman Sara Mintz. Although frustration set in deeper with each loss, the girls pulled together their best efforts to finish the season. Girls’ Track, (front row) Tiia Pitkanen, Cindy Pearson, Wendy Beckman, Roz Lambert, Cami Pack, (second row) Alison Glendening, Becky Sims, Mi- chelle Safko, Susan Soderquist, Amy Fraser, Susie Beckman, Shiva Ojagh. (third row) Tammy Checroun, Amy Hulett, Tammy Hollis, Mary Blaesing, Carla Franciskovich. Jen Obenchain, Emily Rosales, Lisa Kraynik, (fourth row) Coach Jane McConnell, Denise Eckholm, Helene Nelson, Sara Mintz, Debbie Payne, Lynette Glendening, Teresa Medynsky, Tina Schmidt, Vicky Vrabel (back row) Coach Dave Franklin, Erica Mowitz. Beth Sack, Gretchen Gardener, Diane Trgovcich, Linda Wutf, Lisa Dywan, Coach Don Lambert. Girls ' Track 147 Many teams are the epit- ome of outstanding individ- ual performances, but lack the depth to be great teams. Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls is a prime example. The Boy ' s Track Team also lacked the depth to make them a Conference power, yet they had a few out- standing single members. " We had many great indi- vidual efforts, such as junior Doug Walker, who set a new Munster Invitational record in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:00.8, " explained Coach Edwin Woodrick. " However, we lacked depth to help us win the dual meets. " Other strong efforts were evident with senior Dan Por- ter, who broke the school re- cord in pole vault with a vault of 14 ' 3”, broke the sectional record in the pole vault with a vault of 14 ' 2.5 " , and advanced to State by placing second in the Re- gional meet with a vault of 14 ' 3 " . Senior Eric Hansen accu- Boys’ Track Team, (front row) Joe Uzubell, Bill Bennett, Steve Jones, P.D. Paul, Richard Ham, Mike Petro- vich, Tom Chen, Dan Scheffel. Rob- ert Petrovich, Bill Gibbs, (row 2) Vic Fortin, Eric Gossler, Vinny Santucci, Kevin Mybeck, Jamie Volk, Eric Lander, Dave Mussatt, Omar Mo- hiuddin. Jack Davidson (row 3) Dan Porter, Chris Behling, Rokai Ramos, Gary Eldridge, Matt Sobolewski, Chris Smith, Andy Sherman, Brendan Sheehy, Brad Glendenning, Bob Kemp (back row) Coach Doug Conchaldi, Doug Walker, Joe Knight, Russ Balka, Eric Hansen, John Yukich, John Phillips, Coach Ed Woo- drick. Lack of depth, first- year runners leave Boys’ Track Team ornered “The younger members lacked the experience and physical maturity which is needed in the crucial meets; but they did show a lot of improvement from the beginning of the season.” junior Doug Walker mulated many points in the dual meets by participating in the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash, and the mile relay. Senior Russ Balka, who qualified for Regionals in the 3200-meter run, and sophomore Chris Behling, who finished fourth in Sec- tionals with a time of 4:32.9 in the m ile and qualified for Re- gionals, were also standouts on the team. Although most of the team strength lied within the seniors, some younger mem- bers also contributed. " The younger members lacked the experience and physical maturity which is needed in the crucial meets, but they did show a lot of improve- ment over the duration of the season, " Doug stated. Among the younger members, sophomore Chris Behling showed potential. " Chris ran the 1600-meter race, and he was a key member for the team, " ex- plained junior Matt Sobo- lewski. " As a sophomore, he was one of three people who advanced to Region- als. He also decreased his time from last year by more than nine seconds in the mile. " A low point didn ' t exist for this team, " We really didn ' t fail in anything. We figured on finishing around third in conference, and we finished fourth, " Eric said. Due to the lack of depth, the top performers strained to do their best to keep the standings and team morale as high as possible. Though the final record was not the best, the team kept their spirits up and times down through each meet. Record-breaker Giving it his best effort, junior Doug Walker pulls ahead of the pack in the 1600-meter run. Doug went on to beat the old Munster Invitational re- cord with a time of 2:00.66. Boys’ Track Team Hammond Clark 59 45.5 T.F. South 21.5 Hammond Gavit 88 39 Hammond Clark 72 55 Lowell 60 58 Griffith 40 101 Lake Central 18 Calumet 78 50 Andrean Relays Fifth Mustang Invitational Second Calumet Invitational Third LSC Conference Fourth Sectionals Fifth Griffith Relays Fifth 5-3 (dual meets) Out of the chutes With a little help from Coach Dirk Sloan, senior Eric Hansen attempts to get his best start in the mile relay. A quick start helped the relay team to finish third in Sectionals. Neck and neck Battling his opponents from Clark and Calumet, Senior Dan Porter pushes to gain the lead in the 110 meter high hurdles. Dan went on to finish third in the Munster Invitational Boys ' Track 149 In the beach Blasting his way out of the bunker, sophomore John Reed lifts the ball out cleanly and puts it six feet from the cup. Playing out of the bunker was a feat many golfers found diffi- cult. Between the lines With perfect form, senior Pat Jenesky, hits his five iron from the Briar Ridge fairway to the green. His perfor- mance helped lead to the defeat of Highland. 170-185. r m 1 ri i Boys’ Golf MHS OPP Hammond 163 200 Lowell 171 187 Calui net 171 179 Griffith 174 179 Crown Point 174 177 Andrean 168 167 Lake Central 171 161 Crown Point 171 167 Griffith 172 186 Calumet 172 184 Lake Central 170 169 Highland 170 185 Valparaiso 182 176 Lowell 178 205 Highland 178 185 LaPorte Invitational 24th Chesterton 169 174 Lake Hills Invitational 10th Sectionals 1st Regionals 11-5 To a tee Lining up to stroke another 250-yard drive, junior Larry Wiley lays his drive down the right side of the fairway. Larry ' s strong performance, 78, was good enough to earn him the medal- ist honors at Sectionals. 150 Boys Golf a ■ ’ {. ■ + 4 ' !ij , V ' V Young team, tough bounces can’t keep golfers from Like fine wine, the quality of the Boys ' Golf team improved with time. Though character- ized as lacking experience and consistency, the golfers proved that immaturity didn ' t mean failure. Experience was one aspect of the team the golfers had no control over, but practice and hardwork could be con- trolled. And these proved to be key elements that made it a victorious season. " Early in the year we were forced to hit bucket after bucket of balls at Briar Ridge (Country Club), " junior Larry Wiley ex- plained. " It really didn ' t seem worth all the work, but all the practice really paid off be- cause each week our scores would get lower and lower. " As the scores went down each week so did the oppo- nents. The golfers defeated Line it up Studying the green to make sure there are no tricky breaks, senior Paul Buyer waits for his turn to putt. Despite all the time he spent reading the green, Paul missed the putt to the left of the hole. “We knew we were good enough to win Sectionals, it was just a matter of executing out shots like we’re capable of doing,” senior Paul Buyer two State contenders. High- land and Lowell, in a row which got the teams ' mo- mentum rolling. " Beating them was definitely a big boost to our morale and after that we knew we could win Sectionals and maybe Con- ference, " senior Tim Black- mun said. But inconsistency played the lead role and led to the downfall and the loss of the Lake Suburban title. " We weren ' t playing as well as we could have, " Coach Ed Mus- selman, algebra teacher, ex- plained. " We could have just as easily gotten first as we had gotten second, it all came down to the wire and we fell a little short. " The setback of placing sec- ond in Conference didn ' t stop the golfers ' momentum. They placed first in Sectionals and avenged some of their earlier losses against Lake Central and Crown Point. " " We knew we were good enough to win Sectionals, it was just a matter of execut- ing our shots like we ' re capa- ble of doing, " senior Paul Buy- er explained. A sectional victory and a victorious season weren ' t easy tasks. " The success of the team was due to the hard work of everyone, " Coach Musselman said. " They were definitely disciplined which is essential for any team to be a successful one. And like a fine French wine, the boys uncorked their po- tential as they battled their way to a 1 1 -5 record, proving that older doesn ' t always mean better. Just look at 1987. For the Golfers, it was a very good year. Boys Golf 151 kovitz. (back row) John Reed, Don Fesko. Paul Buyer, Kevin Trilli. Larry Wiley, Tim Blackmun, Coach Ed Musselman, Boys’ Golf Team (front row) Steve Pierce, Phil Wang. Pat Jenesky, Greg Samels, Mike Gozdecki, Eric Holtan, Dan Sebastian, Mike Mos- Take Aim Ready to hook the ball into the corner of the net, junior right wing Tom Boy- den sets up a shot. Tom ' s skillful ball handling help lead him to the goal. Ball control As his Clark opponent approaches, junior Jerry Cabrera concentrates on trapping and controlling the ball. Ball control is all important in advancing the ball successfully up the field. Varsity Boys’ Soccer Team (front row) Jason Dragos, Larry Cabrera, Pablo Bukata, Phil Milne, Jerry Ca- brera, Tom Boyden. Brian Preslin, Jim Wozniak. Ben Zygmunt. (back row) Coach Jerry Cabrera, Jay Jones, Charlie Wilke, Jay Potasnik, Brian Rud- loff. Bill Zeman, Brendan McCormack, Mike Ulinski, Paul Harding, Jim Karr, Goran Kralj, Bryan Kasper. Varsity Soccer Team MHS South Bend Adams 1 Hammond Gavit 17 Valparaiso 4 Whiting 5 Chesterton 2 Andrean 2 Merrillville 7 Bishop Noll 7 Lake Central 9 Hammond Clark 6 Griffith Highland to Gary Lew Wallace 8 Soccer Bowl (Morton) 3 15-1 OPP 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 Maximum effort Trying to elude the defense, senior Goran Kralj pushes the ball past a Por- tage fullback in order to get in posi- tion for a good shot. 152 Boys ' Soccer The now world famous treasure hunter Mel Fisher spent years of hard work in search of the most incredible find. Just as hard work paid off Mel Fisher, the Varsity Soccer Team also showed that hard work and determination can lead to the gold at the end of the rainbow. The Bootmen ' s biggest vic- tory came against the Por- tage Indians, after coming back from a 2-0 halftime defi- cit to win. " I think the team really showed a great amount of determination in order to stay confident and come back, not only to win the game itself, but for taking the conference champion- ship away from Portage, " stated Coach Jerry Cabrera. Winning a conference title is enough incentive to push most teams toward victory. “Portage has long been our rival in soccer, and if Confer- “Portage has long been our rival and if Conference wasn’t our main objective, beating Portage certainly would be.” senior Goran Kralj ence wasn ' t our main objec- tive, beating Portage certain- ly would be, " stated senior co-captain Goran Kralj. Added to their list of ac- complishments, the victory over Portage was only the ic- ing on the cake. The Soccer Team secured the Lake Porter Conference Championship, along with a victory in the Soccer Bowl. The Bootmen also qualified for the Northern Cup State Soccer Tourna- ment. All this was accom- plished while the team built a 15 game winning streak. There are always times however, when a team will come up empty handed. “Our most disappointing loss came against South Bend Ad- ams, the first game of the season. We really wanted to start off with a win, " stated senior co-captain Jay Potas- nik. A loss can be as much an incentive as a disappoint- ment. “We saw that our sea- son was not going to come easy after South Bend, " ex- plained junior Tom Boyden. “We realized a lot of hard work was needed if we were going to be a contender for the Conference Champion- ship, " added Tom. Fortunately an early loss paved the way for the Boot- men to come up with the gold at the end of the rainbow. The wall Taking into account his obstacle, sen- ior Brian Rudloff chooses to shoot around the wall set up by his Gavit opponents during a Munster free kick. Offensive and Defensive strategies often prove to be the difference in the outcome of a game. Boys ' Soccer 163 Limited ranks, first-round loss, leave girls in nticipation The Alamo. The historical battle of the American sol- diers versus the vast Mexican Army. Though the Americans eventually were defeated, their will to win kept them fighting through adversity. Like the battle of the Alamo, the Girls ' Softball Team was outnumbered throughout its battles, yet the will to win kept them fighting tooth and nail in each game. Having a small turn out dur- ing tryouts, the varsity team turned to the junior varsity to fill in some positions. " We turned to gain two Junior Var- sity players to fill in the missing spaces we needed,” said senior Co-captain Leanne Suter. " The lack of depth of our team was our major weakness this season, " she “It was really good to see everyone cheering for one another and never cutting each other down,” junior Crissy Dinga. added. Even though the team lacked players, it didn ' t stop the team from being confi- dent. " The overall attitude of the team was part of the rea- son we did well this season, " said Coach Pat Premetz, math teacher. Team unity also played a factor for the team. " It was really good to see everyone cheering for one another and never cutting each other down,” said junior Crissy Dinga, second baseman. The highlight of the season came about when the Mus- tangs defeated state-ranked Crown Point twice. " Crown Point was always a tough op- ponent, and in two well- played ball games, we de- feated them, " said senior Laura Siska. The Mustangs de- feated Crown Point 10-7 and 1 - 0 . Inconsistency in hitting proved to be the low point of the season. " Everyone wasn ' t hitting at once, " said Crissy. ”We would get our fair share of hits but they would be era- tic, " she explained. Though outnumbered, the girls stood their ground and al- most re-wrote " history” as they finished with a 12-7 sea- son record and a third place finish in the LSC. Girls ' Varsity Softball Team, (front row) Kristin Walsh, Laura Siska, Jackie Johnson, Connie Czapla, Diane Hanus, Kristen Sanek. (back row) Coach Pat Premetz, Crissy Dinga, Jeanne Robins, Leanne Suter, Cindy Simko, Michelle Plantinga. Girls’ Junior Varsity Softball, (front row) Sharon Pavol, Lisa Fehring, Kelly Cronin, Jennifer Rudloff, Debbie Ry- bicki, Renay Montalbano. (back row) Karyn Dahlsten, Amy Gifford, Lisa Re- gie, April Rivercomb, Cindy Mikolajc- zyk, Kim Hesek, Coach Barbara John- son. 154 Girls ' Softball Hey batter . . . swing With a quick underhand motion, sophomore Jackie Johnson releases her fast ball to her Merrillville oppo- nent. The Mustangs went ahead to defeat the Pirates 5-3. You ' re out Extending her foot to the base, senior Leanne Suter, co-captain waits for the quick out, Quick reflexes and fielding ability proved essential to stop opponents from reaching first base. Girls ' Varsity Softball MHS OPP St. Francis DeSales 1 2 Lake Central 3 4 Griffith 7 3 Lowell 10 3 Highland 1 5 Crown Point 10 7 Portage 6 7 Calumet 21 1 Lake Central 2 8 Griffith 6 2 Lowell 2 1 Highland 2 6 Hammond Gavit 3 0 Crown Point 1 0 Merriville 3 5 Whiting 7 1 Calumet 15 3 Hammond Morton 3 1 Andrean 10 1 Chesterton 1 0 Sectionals Highland 0 1 13-8 Girls ' Junior Varsity Softball MHS OPP St. Francis DeSales 18 8 Lake Central 2 7 Griffith 0 6 Crown Point 6 10 Highland 1 9 Lake Central 11 8 Merrillville 9 18 Griffith 2 17 Highland 7 8 Hammond Gavit 0 5 Crown Point 3 8 Merrillville 3 4 2-10 Step aside Conducting infield practice before a game, Coach Pat Premetz hits ground balls to the infielders. Girls ' Softball 155 Homeward bound grames crosses the plate. Strong hit- While senior Greg Adams (9) waits to ' n 9 provided the ability to pull wins congratulate him, junior Jim Ma- ou °f inr| i n 9 games. Boys’ Varsity Baseball Team MHS OPP Calumet 3 6 Hammond Morton 4 5 Lake Central 8 6 Hammond Gavit 10 0 Gary Roosevelt 19 9 Portage 11 6 (double header) 10 3 Hobart 3 4 Griffith 5 7 River Forest 7 6 Lake Station 10 0 Lake Central 3 9 Lowell 16 6 Griffith 6 3 Highland 4 5 Andrean 1 2 Crown Point 1 4 East Chicago Central 9 3 Calumet 11 7 (double header) 8 7 Mustang Classic Lowell 11 0 Hammond High 9 2 Highland 11 8 Bishop Noll 0 3 Crown Point 3 6 15-10 Junior Varsity Lake Central 3 8 MHS OPP Crown Point 7 6 Hammond Clark 6 2 15-5 (Double header) 12 2 Hammond High 12 9 Portage 6 9 Freshman Hobart 11 1 Bishop Noll 1 2 MHS OPP Griffith 10 3 Bishop Noll 12 5 Lowell Highland 3 7 5 13 (Double header) Griffith 5 8 1 10 Crown Point 8 4 Portage 8 2 Calumet Lake Central 8 3 2 2 (Double header) Lowell 16 8 12 0 East Chicago Central 5 1 Crown Point 12 6 (Doubleheader) 16 5 Bishop Noll 4 2 Griffith 9 3 Lake Central 8 6 Lowell 10 0 Pierce 5 9 Highland 7 6 Harrison 12 3 Calumet 4 1 9-2 " Quick! Call 911! Get an ambulance or the parame- dics or a doctor or someone! ' ' " Why? What ' s wrong? " " The ' cardiac kids ' are in town. " No, it wasn ' t innocent peo- ple afflicted with a new kind of dreadful disease. It was just the Boys ' Baseball Team on their way to a 15-10 season. ”1 called them the ' cardiac kids ' because they came from behind in a lot of our games. They had a never say die attitude, " said Coach Bob Shinkan, math teacher. " We all played well togeth- er, which helped us a lot when games got close, or when we were behind. We all encour- aged one another, " ex- plained junior Ben Morey. Throwing smoke In an attempt to strike out his Highland opponent, junior Mark Panozzo fires a pitch to junior Jim Magrames (7). The Mustangs went on to defeat Highland 11 - 8 . Strong teamwork, late inning wins made the “cardiac kids” hocking I called them the “cardiac kids” because they came from behind in a lot of our games. They had a never say die attitude. Coach Bob Shinkan " The team spirit was excel- lent. They all pulled together. They had a real camaraderie and worked together really well, " explained Coach Shin- kan. All this team spirit led to sev- eral high points during the season. " Our top high point was beating Lake Central 8-6 when they were in first place in our Conference, " com- mented Bill Wrona, senior. Other players expressed a more general point of view than Bill. " Any of our Confer- ence wins would be our high points, because we play in a tough conference and beat- ing any of those teams is very important to us, " said junior Chuck Pawelko. The coach remembered another time as the high point. " We had a four game winning streak mid-season which really built confidence in us, especially because we came from behind in some of those games, " reminisced Coach Shinkan. However, along with the highs came the lows. " The low points were when we lost to Griffith 5-7 and Highland 4-5. They were tough losses be- cause we lost them during the last inning, " expressed Ben. Agreeing with Ben, Coach Shinkan said, " Griffith and Highland were big losses be- cause they took us out of the race for Conference. Our weakest part was probably not being able to stop a big It takes a thief Stealing second, senior Tim O ' Mara slides underneath the throw. Stolen bases proved helpful in scoring runs. Sneak a peak With a backward glance, junior Steve Muller checks to see if he can ad- vance and score a run. In addition to the runner ' s own judgement, the first and third base coaches aided the runner ' s decision to take an addition- al base. Boys ' Baseball 157 Home free To help his team on their way to a victory over Lowell, junior Ben Morey crosses the plate. The Mustangs were victorious 10-0. Over the top Good pitching form helps senior Pat Rau throw a perfect strike. Despite a lack of varsity experience. Coach Shinkan thought the ptichers did well. Boys’ Freshman Baseball Team. (front row) Don Dombrowski, Brandon Siurek, Brian Holland, Chris Bryant, Scott Giba, Mike Saksa, Tom Morey. (back row) Coach Paul Banas, Steve Semchuck, Curt Sobolewski, Tom Runwald, Matt Young, Eric Tester, Bob Morris. Boys’ J.V. Baseball Team, (front row) Alan Zabrecky, Dave Bainbridge, Thomas Ellison, Aaron Franko. (row 2) Coach Dennis Haas, Jeff Banas, Kevin Baradziej, Julio Arevalo, Bob Morris (back row) Adam Kreiger, Ed Balon, Eric Parker, Jason Ryband, David Beir- iger. 158 Boys ' Baseball Shocking - inning when it started. This is what cost us those two big games. " The Stickmen had a few big innings of their own due to batting and pitching talent. " I ' d have to say our batting was excellent, whenever a team ' s average is above .300, as ours was, you are in really good shape, " stated Chuck. " Our pitching was a lot bet- ter than I had thought it would be because of the lack of Varsity experience, but our pitchers (seniors Greg Adams, Tim O ' Mara, Pat Rau, and Bill Wrona and juniors Mark Pan- ozzo and Chuck Pawelko) did well, " said Coach Shinkan. Good hitting and pitching provided for a surprising sea- son, ”1 think we surprised a lot of people, " said Bill. " We ex- ceeded all of our expecta- tions. " While a doctor may not have been needed, the " car- diac kids " proved themselves through good batting, pitch- ing, team unity, and by pulling off several late inning wins. Photo finish Flying in to home, senior Greg Adams tries to beat the throw at the plate. Greg was tagged out, but the Mus- tangs went on to beat Lowell 16-6. Boys ' Varsity Baseball Team, (front row) Scott Blantnica, Steve Mos- kovsky. Ben Morey. Mark Panozzo, Shaun Barsic. Jim Magrames. Chuck Pawelko. (back row) Coach Bob Shinkan, Bill Wrona, Greg Adams, Bill Melby, Dan Hollis, Pat Rau. Tim O ' Mara. Steve Muller. Boys ' Baseball 159 Practice makes perfect Speaking with senior Laura Baker, freshman Tina Schmidt and sopho- more Jennifer Gust, Coach Paula Ma- linski gives tips on improving their technique. These helpful tips paid off when the girls did well in meets. The thrill of victory Following a tough match, junior Brian Preslin is proclaimed victor by the ref- eree. According to most athletes, winning was the best part of partici- pating in a sport. A helping hand Gripped with pain, junior Bill Ac: ••• for the verdiqt as trpiners.Lisc Aq- son, junior, and Mr. John Doherty, I Facing the pro ’s and con s of sports, cautious athletes want to AKE A CLOSER LOOK " Great game man! " " Way to go— 30 points in one game. That ' s great! " " I don ' t believe that game you played Friday! " The athlete accepts all these compliments with ease and just considers them one advantage to playing on an athletic team. However, he conveniently forgets one big disadvantage: the “F " he got in Government that will pre- vent him from playing for the next six weeks. One advantage to being in sports was an increased con- fidence in one ' s self. " When I made the team I gained a lot of self-confidence because I knew I was now good enough to play on a varsity level, " said junior Steve Moscovsky, varsity football offensive guard. Coaches agreed that self- Two pounds to go In hopes that he can lose weight to make a new weight class, sopho- more Cliff Balka skips lunch. Cliff used this time to catch up on his reading for English class. confidence and new friend- ships were gained. They also felt that another plus— win- ning— aided the athletes. Ac- cording to Wrestling Coach Dennis Haas, " Winning gives the players confidence and the team gets along better with each other. " However, along with the advantages come the disad- vantages. For example, keeping up grades is a prob- lem for athletes. Athletes need a " C " average or bet- ter so that they are not benched for the next six- week grading period. This was hard to do after tough prac- tices. " Usually after practice I ' m so tired that I don ' t even think about homework, " said junior gymnast Mary Blaesing. Another disadvantage to being on teams was staying after school an extra two hours. Many athletes found that after seven hours of school and two or more hours of practice, they just wanted to go home and rest. " After being in class all day and then having practice, sometimes I thought I never wanted to go by the school again, " joked junior Steve Mueller, track runner. Athletics interfered with people ' s weekends. " Wres- tlers don ' t like not going out on weekends, " said Coach Haas. " On Saturdays they have to get up early to go to meets, meaning they can ' t stay out on Friday nights. " Some people felt a person had to weigh the pros and cons before joining a team. " It ' s not something you have to do, " commented Boys ' Tennis coach Mr. Ed Mussel- men, math teacher. " It ' s a choice an athlete makes whether or not to become in- volved in a school athletic team. " The athlete made his deci- sion and knew he had to hit the books if he wanted to crash the boards. If not, he ' d be seeing another board, the bench, for six long weeks. Study habits Pencil in hand, sophomore Alan Za- brecky discusses his Geometry home- work before practice with sopho- more teammate Kevin Baradziej. Those few moments between the end of school and the beginning of practice were often used to catch up on homework that would other- wise have to be done after an after- school practice. Why be an athlete? 161 Crack of dawn Early in the morning, senior Paul Cipich patiently awaits his first catch of the day. Fishing provided a chance for Paul to relieve the pressures of his sen- ior year. Park putting With a gentle flick of the wrist, junior Pat Schriener carefully tosses his disc towards the basket. Putting is an im- portant part of frisbee golf, which people play for recreation or compe- tition. Test drive in preparation for an approaching curve, senior Cathy Labitan tests a go-cart at the newly opened Mun- ster Junction. 162 Personal sports Different storkes for different folks as leisure students fished for IME FOR PERSONAL BESTS Different strokes for differ- ent folks applies not only to everyday life, but also to many sports activities avail- able to students. Some people prefer stay- ing with conventional means and stick with a school orga- nized sport. " I prefer to run against competition, and be- ing on the Cross-Country team allows me to compete agains t other schools, " ex- plained junior Doug Walker. Others preferred to stay on their own and participate in a sport of their choice and at their leisure. ”1 do not mind be- ing on a team, but I don ' t like to be so dedicated that I need the practice every day. Not being in an organized school sport leaves time for me to be involved in other ac- tivities, " stated junior John Si- deris. Some people felt that they didn ' t have what it took to play for a high school team, “Tae-Kwan-Do is a release from the day’s events. It gives me a chance to relax my mind and at the same time helps my physical body,” senior Dave McMahon while others didn ' t have the time everyday to participate in a school sport. " I love to play basketball, but with homework I don ' t always have the time to play, " ex- plained junior Steve McMa- hon. ”1 try to get a pick-up game with my friends when- ever we have the time. " However, other people felt that they would rather not participate because they do not want to endure the prac- tices everyday. " I ' d much rather go home and relax after school than go to prac- tice, " said junior Barry Jan- ovsky. Some individuals chose to participate in sports the school doesn ' t offer such as frisbee golf. Frisbee golf is played on a nine or eighteen hole course and is very similar to the conventional form of golf. Rather than hit the golf ball in a hole, a frisbee golfer throws the frisbee in a basket while maintining the same scoring system as golf. Frisbee golfers found it en- joyable to play because it combines a demanding sport with recreational enjoyment. " I like to play frisbee golf be- cause it involves the outdoors and it ' s challenging. It is not very popular now but its pop- ularity is picking up " stated ju- nior Pat Schreiner. Others enjoyed playing hockey, a sport not offered at Gltty up Whether it ' s cleaning after " Gordy " in the stalls or exercising him after school, senior Gretchen Gardner ac- cepts the responsibilities of owning a horse. Students found the rewards of having a pet far outweighed the sometimes unpleasant responsibilities that come with a pet. Personal sports 163 PERSONAL BESTS cont. Munster. " It sort of ran in my family. All my brothers played and they got me interested,” said sophomore Thomas Elli- son. Students can play by renting an ice rink in Homewood-Flossmoor. " The only drawback to playing at Homewood is the cost and the time you get the ice. The cost is $150 for one hour, and you often have to play at three or four in the morning in order to be scheduled, " Thomas explained. Out of school activities also provided a way to get away from rigors of everyday life. " Tae-Kwan-Do is a release from the day ' s events. It gives me a chance to relax my 5 , 6 , 7, 8 . . . Ready to start a series of leg lifts, sen- ior Sheri Fefferman awaits the cue from her instructor. Aerobic exercis- ing was one way for students to keep in shape during the school year, mind and at the same time helps my physical body,” stat- ed senior Dave McMahon. Classes are held at M.G. LEE Tae-Kwan-Do Academy in Lansing, IL. Tae-Kwan-Do in- volves the art of defending yourself as well as keeping in shape. " Riding gives me a chance to get away from it all and re- lax my nerves.” explained senior Gretchen Gardner. " Riding is self-satisfying for me because my horse ' Gerdy ' is the one thing in my life I feel I can control. " People have varied reasons for taking up out-of-school activities. Some wanted to be their own coaches and se- lect their own team, while others participated with the school. However, one thing was for sure— you don ' t have to be a jock to have fun. 164 Personal sports Ready or not As sophomore Jamie Volk looks down into the half-pipe, he is ready to per- form a skateboarding exhibition. " Thrashing " for some students was a means of recreation as well as a form of transportation. Quick kick Sparing with his instructor Master Qwak, senior Dave McMahon ex- ecutes a roundhouse kick. The martial arts teaches not only discipline of the body, but also of the mind. Fourth and goal With a desperate lunge for the goal- line, sophomore Tom Luksich eludes senior Rosalyn Lambert for the score. Pick-up football games allowed stu- dents the chance to get together with friends after school. Personal sports 165 Buoyant spirit? Frazzled from a night of hectic float-building, senior Julie Rosser patiently tries to concen- trate on a Psychology lecture. Students found that waiting for the Homecoming festivities to begin was often a painstaking experience. Have a heart Wearing her heart on her shorts, . Patterson, trainer, stands amidst the players during the second quarter of the Calumet game. From wrapping legs to holding hel- mets, trainers remained the unsung heroes of many sports teams. 166 People Divider , i n visitor senses y r Tclean cut, dTh toofar from the impression oiaje i be found n — _JZ- r ---- ' T yfriends, Ocr nJovv — JT ZTdMsof 7 Z Centrdh _P!S! B — p erinO ou J dES. frecer — TTdllteel boxes Peen ' vjL- ---rZ II gent Mglunch [theC4 — Rnsic ally- f ' rsf im P[fL TjI ' Z stat emenhjema S nn — tTaveJobej ngetobed i_ereim _ T rZlZ U dast b ‘Otithb e rnstr Gregory M. Adams: Baseball 9-12. Lori J. Adams James S. Agnes Thomas E. Arcella: Swimming 9-12 (Al state. Al American); lettermen 9,11-12; Math Team 11; CEC 12; Paragon 12, Laura Ann Arent; deca 11-12. Michael J. Autry: Swimming 9-12. Ken J. Babjak: Bowling Club 9-12. Dana Lynne Baker: Dr team 10-12 (Capt 11-12); Ensembles 10-12. Laura Ann Baker: Swimming 9-12 (Capt. 12); Or- chestra 9-10.12; Track 9,12; Swimming GTO 9-12; Letter- women 10-12; Project Biology. Russ Balka: Track 9-12 (Capt. 11-12); Cross Country 9-12 (Capt. 12). Melody D. Barrera Michelle Lynn Baslch: deca 11-12. Mark E. Basmajlan: Footbai 12. Melinda D. Beach Wendy Beckman: Track 9-12; letterwomen 9-10: CEC 9-11; Drama Club 9; Ensembles 12. 168 Seniors Adams-Beckman Almost everyone has wished at one point that they were older than they are. Students are often heard say- ing, " I wish I were 16 so I could drive a car, " or ”1 wish I were old enough to live on my own! " But these people don ' t think about the hardships and responsibilities that come with maturing. Seniors are usually the first to re- Colleg e-bound Concentrating on his future, Randy Grud- zinski writes his application to Penn State. Many seniors sent applications as an insur- ance that their future would start at a uni- versity. Four years in making: no longer just a kid alize the numerous responsibilities related to getting older. The question of where to get money, along with many parents ' favorite answer, " get a job, " can pose a problem. ”1 have a job because I have to buy my own shoes and clothes, " stated Denise Eckholm. Along with finding a job came the problem of how to get there. Many seniors faced the responsi- bility of buying a car. Questions such as who will pay for it, when to get it, how to afford gas and insur- ance confronted teens. " I have to pay for insurance, but I don ' t mind because I feel indepen- dent, " Greg Adams. Another realization s eniors had to face was planning for their fu- ture after high school graduation. A majority of students choose to attend college after high school. Although many parents will pay for their child ' s tuition, some will not. " My parents are going to pay for the first three years, everything after that, I have to pay for, " ex- plained Denise. Getting a job, to saving for col- lege, or paying for personal nec- cesities, seniors found a lot of pro ' s and con ' s to not " being a kid " anymore. Joe Belovlch: Swimming 9-10. Robert W. Berbeco Joseph M. Beres Robert K. Blackford: Swimming 9. Track 9-11; Paragon 10-12; French Club 9-10. Timothy C. Blackmun: Footbai 9. Golf 9-12. Julie Ann Blaine: CEC 12; STO 10. Drama 10-12; Homecoming Queen 12. Scott Blatnlca: Speech and Debate 10-11: Baseball 9-11; Track 9, Wresting 9-10; Key Club 9-10; MIS 11-12. Christine Bobeck: Swimming 9-12: German Club 9- 12. Bowing Club 10-12; Swimming GT0 10-1 1; NHS 1 1-12; French Club 12; Math Club 10-11; Letterwomen 10. Sharon E. Boda Sandy J. Boguckl Robyn Bogumil: Drama Club 9. Ryan Eric Boyd Russell K. Brackett: Orchestra 9-12 (Al State 11- 12); Swimming 9, German Club 9-12; Math Club 9.11-12; Footbai 10; Science Club 10-12; Hugh O ' Brian Outstand- ing Sophomore 10: National Mertt Commended Student 12. Musical 10-12; NHS 11-12 (Vice Pres. 12). Carolyn Elizabeth Bradley: Track 9. Paragon 11-12; Drama Club 9; NHS 11-12. SADD 12; Spanish Club 10-12; Speech and Debate 11-12; NFL 11-12. Tim J. Broderson Seniors 169 Belovich-Broderson Carrie Lynn Brooks: DECA 11; Track 10; Gymnas- tic!?. Steve Bryant: Football 9. Ensembles 11-12. John M. Burson:NHS 11-12;Football 9-11; Spirit Lifter 10 - 12 . Paul L. Buyer: Golf 11-12. Band 9-12. Catherine Sue Cak: Drama ciub 10 - 12 : Flag corps 9-12: Swimming GTO 9-12; Golf 10-11: Field Trip Club 9- 12; Theatre 10-12; AFS 9-10. Carlos A. Carlos Michael A. Chronowskl: ater 11 - 12 . Emily I. Chua: Drama 9. Tennis 9-10: Crier 10; Spanish Club 11-12; SADO 12; NHS 11-12. Paul M. ciplch: Baseball 9: Basketball 9-12. Mark Edward Cleve Amy Cohen: Paragon 12. Daniel D. Colbert Ronald W. Cook Cheryl Lee Cooper: Cheerleadlng 9-12 (Capt. 10): Ensembles 10-12; Musical 10-12; Student Govt. 10- 12; Droma Club 9-12; Theatre 11; Track GTO 10. Catherine Sue Cornell: Drama Club 9; Spanish Club 9; Ensembles 11-12. Joe Capkowlcz: Footbal 9. Brian Jon Czerwlnskl Marc Anthony D ' Angelo Kelly Marie Daros: Drama Club 9-10; DECA 11 ; Musical 12; Ensembles 12; Student Govt, 9. Denise Lynn DeChantal: French Club 9; Drama Club 9-10. Kerry Ellen Delgnan: Basketbal 9. Drama Club 9- 12; CEC 9-12 (Pres. 10-11); Thespian 10-12; Speech and Debate 9- 12 (Pres. 12); NFL 10-12; Ensembles 10-12; Musi- cal 10-12. Amy Elizabeth DeRolf : deca 12 . Track gto 10 - 11; Drama 10-12. Denise Kimberly Dettman Michelle Lori Deutch William C. Dodd: Football 9; Basketball 9-10. Lon Donovan Steven R. Dorsey: deca 12 ; Bowing ciub 10-12 Mary Dragomer: Spanish ciub 11 - 12 ; sado 12 . Tammy Drzewleckl: Bowing 11 . Kristi Marie Dunn: Student Govt 10-12: CEC 9 (Pres. 9); Speech and Debate 11; Paragon 12; Wrestling GTO 10; Drama 11. Christine Duran William Patrick Durham: Football 9; Soccer 11- 12 . Matthew E. Dwenger: Football 9 - 11 . Michael E. Echterllng Bradley A. Echterllng: Football 9: Bowling Club 10-12; Chess Club 12; Speech and Debate 9-12. Denise Eileen Eckholm: Track 9 - 10 , 12 . cross Country 10-12 (Capt. 12); Band 9-11. letterwomen 9-12. 170 Seniors Brooks-Eckholm Four years Four score sad seven a very good year indeed " Four score and seven, " eulo- gized Abraham Lincoln as he spoke from the battlefield at Get- tysburg. Lincoln, a man known for greatness, fairness and truthful- ness, had no idea that, years lat- er, students everywhere would memorize his immortal words. Big deal. History was made once again with 10 National Merit Semi-Fina- lists, an All-State football player, a swimmer ranked 30th in the na- tion, and a guitar player for an up and coming band all contained in the Senior Class. So what does all this have to do with Abe Lincoln? Graduating in the year of " four score and seven, " the 25th Senior Class was composed of people who made different contributions to the class as a whole. Whether they were seen fluffing flowers or rocking at the pep rally or just hanging out, the seniors proved that they were a once in a lifetime occurence. " The ability of the Class to pull together for a com- mon goal was a distinctive quality all their own, " said John Stewart. " Look at the float competition. Even though we didn ' t win, we all pulled together on the last night and did a great job. That was cool. " For others, the outstanding Class quality was the way they tended to avoid the snubbing of the underclassmen. According to Tom Arcella, " People weren ' t so clique oriented in our class. We seniors hung out with juniors, soph- omores, and sometimes even the freshmen. It wasn ' t like we had to hang out with just seniors all the time. That ' s very different from the classes before us. " Still other students had opinions on what made the seniors such a rarity. " Our Class was full of achievers, " senior Michelle Deutch explained. “Most of the class was college bound and ready to get a career under- way. " Closely siding with Michelle, Briana Newton offered, " Our Sen- ior Class was more mature than other senior classes. We seemed to care about other things than just social gossip and partying. Most seniors were career-orient- ed and focused their goals on the future, not the present like oth- ers. " Of course, not all the aspects of the Class of ' 87 appeared to be favorable. " There is no differ- ence, " joked Comp teacher Mrs. Mary Yorke, " They still can ' t spell! " Whether talented, spirited or career-oriented, the senior class left their marks and impressions upon history and itself. Whatever the opinions, one must wonder what " Honest Abe " would say about the senior class. " Four score and seven? A very good year indeed. " Thanks, Abe. Ready and waiting Perched atop the " Trash mobile, " Senior class members get ready to leave the Ridge Christian Reformed Church and start the Homecoming parade. Pulling together to achieve their goal of a float, the class of " four score and seven " proved they were different. Seniors 171 Four years 4 in the making Hitting the road, students shift into four wheel drive Pack up your bags and get ready to jam! There ' s a wild weekend wditing down the road. These words were taken to heart as seniors got their motors running and prepared to hit the road in search of the " ultimate " week- end. " There ' s nothing better than cranking Billy Joel on the stereo full blast and eating iced animal cookies while anticipating a killer party weekend ahead, " said Tim Broderson, rodd-trip fan. Going to Chicago, colleges, beaches, and taking ski trips were some of the activities that the stu- dents liked to indulge in on their weekends. “When taking a road- trip, it is better when you go to different places so there is more of a challenge ahead for you, " said Jay Potasnik. Roadtrips could get expensive for the students. " Instead of someone getting the short end of the stick, the expenses are evenly divided up, " said Tim. Most students agreed that this was the best way to spend the weekend dfter a hard week at school. " It ' s new, it ' s a roadtrip, " said Chris Gloff. Hit the slopes Taking a trip to Alpine Valley Ski resort, Dan Porter pulls slowly from his driveway. Ski resorts were just one road trip seniors took on the weekend. Johnna E. Edlngton Dawn R. Enlow Natalie Fabian: on team 11 Kimberly Ruth Falusl: deca 11 - 12 . Basketball 9 . Wrestling GTO 10. Michael Feeney Sheri Fetterman: Drama Club 10-11. Spanish Club 11: CEC 9-12 (Vice Pres. 9): Speech and Debate 9. Nicole A. Finwall Mary Elizabeth Flsslnger: deca 11 - 12 . Bowling Club 10-12. Jett Florczak: Student Govt. 12; Trivia Team 12; CEC 11, Bowing Club 10-1 1; Math Club 9-12, Spanish Club IQ- 12 . Jennifer Mallaney Fraser: gto 10-12 (Pres. 11 - 12); Drama Club 10-12; Ensembles 12; Theatre 11; Musi- cal 11-12. Ellon S. Fromm: Speech and Debate 12; Drama 12. Tyrah E. Fulkerson Merldlth Evett© Gadzala: Dri Team 9 deca i i- 12 . Usa Gajewskl Robert M. Gallo 172 Seniors Edington-Gallo David M. Galocy: Football 9; Baseball 10. Mitchell Keith Gardberg: Tennis 11, Paragon 12; SADD 12; Spanish Club 11. Gretchen B. Gardner: voneybat 9-12. Track 9. Letterwomen Club 9-10; Spanish Club 9-12; Crier 12. Brian Glannlnl: Football 9-12. Dennis E. Gifford: Chess Club 9-12 (Sec. 10; Treas. 11; Vice Pres. 12); Bowling dub 10-12 (Treas. 12). Spanish Club 11-12; Science Club 12. Tricla Gill Charles B. Gilliam Rob Giorgio: Swimming 9-10. Renee Jeanette Glragos: Drama 11-12. Thespi- an 11-12; German Club 10-12; Wresting GTO 9; Ensem- bles 11-12. David Gladlsh: Footbal 9-12. Wresting 9-12; Track 9-10. Christopher H. GlOff: Football 9; Band 9-10; En- sembles 11-12; Drama Club 11-12; Thespian 11-12; Stu- dent Govt. 12. Randy Giuth: Swimming 9-12; Paragon 11-12. Michael R. Gozdeckl: Swimming 9 Golf 9-12. En- sembles 11, Crier 11-12 (Sports Ed. 12). Karen Gronek: Letterwomen 9-10. Softbal 9. Crier 11 - 12 . Greg Grskovich: Football 9. Wresting 9.11. Randy A. Grudzlnskl Michael A. Gustaltls: Football 9-12, Band 9-12: French Club 9; Splrltllfter 11. Amy Guzlor: DECA 11; Field Trip Club 9-12. Steven L. Hale Chester Anthony Hanas: Footbal 9-12. Track i0; Ensembles 12. Baseball 9.11. Dianne Marie Hanus: Volleyball 9-12. Basketball 9-12. Joseph F. Harding Holly L. Harle Christoph A. Helmermann: German ciub 12; Bowing Club 12. Sandy Hemingway: Voleybal 9; Bosketbal 9; Pro- ject Biology 12. Michael Hinds: Bowling Club 9-10; DECA 11-12. Mary Jo Hoch: Field Trip Club 9-10; French Club 9-12 (Treas. 12). Julie Holland: Student Govt. 12. Dianna Lynn Holler: Crier 11-12. Dan Hollis: Footbal 9-12; Bosketbal 9.12: Basebal 9- 12 (Capt. 12). Seniors Galocy-Hollis 173 Four year: Future harder to predict than finding 4-leaf clovers Black cats. Rabbits ' feet. Sidewalk cracks. Some people guide their lives by them. Some people think they are crazy. Ev- eryone calls them superstitions. A superstition, according to Webster ' s dictionary, is a belief that some action or circumstance not logically related to a course of events that influences its out- come. Agreeing with Webster ' s meaning, seniors provided their own definitions of superstition. " It ' s something you ' re afraid of, or if something that ' s bad happens to you, you think it ' s caused by bad luck, " said Denise Eckholm. Moreover, many seniors believe in the same superstitions. Among the most common were having bad luck on Friday the 13 and that wearing certain clothes brought them good luck. Cathy Cornell said she was leery of Friday the 1 3. She went on to explain the cause. " I was working on that day when we were really busy and I had a lot of orders. I forgot where the orders went, and I gave them to the wrong people. " However, some students be- lieved in less common supersti- tions. " I ' m superstitious about leaving the electricity on when I leave my house. If I do. I ' m afraid a fire will start, " said Tim Schroer. Seniors supplied reasons to sup- port their beliefs in superstitions. " There ' s so many unexplained phenomenon and the only way to explain it is through the supernat- ural, " said Giri Sekhar. Giri prac- It’s all in the cards Impatient for the outcome, Amy Zajac waits for results of Giri Sekhar ' s tarot cards that will predict her future. Anxious seniors worrying about what lies ahead found this as a way to peek into their future. tices tarot cards, which are used in fortune telling. Some reasons for believing were simpler. " I could use all the luck I could get, " said Missy Johnson. On the other hand, some sen- iors didn ' t take superstitions seri- ously. " They ' re stupid because half of them don ' t make sense, " said Elaine Schmidt. Broken mirrors, four-leaf clovers and tossing salt. Are they just a bunch of silly notions? Or is there really something to these " super " beliefs? One will never know. However, according to Athena Panos, " It ' s safer to believe in them because if you don ' t and something happens, it ' s because you didn ' t. " Extra Edge In addition to studying, Lila Jacobs hopes her rabbit ' s feet will give her an extra edge during the government quiz. Students steadfastly held to superstitions hoping to bring them good luck. 174 Seniors Andre Hoogeveen: crter 11 Sara Heather Holtan: Drama Club 10; Track 12; Swimming GTO 11. John latrldes: Football 10; SpirttUftor 10; DECA 1 1-12; Baseball 9; Basketball 9. Michelle Lee Ingram: Rags 10-12 (Co-Capt. 11; Capt. 12); Spanish Club 9; Wrestling GTO 9-12; Field Trip Club 9-10. Jerry Iwachlw uia Jacobs: Dr Team 10-12 (Capt. 11.12); Musical 10-12; NHS 11-12; Ensembles 10-12; Trock GTO 9-10: French Club 9. Anil Jain: French Club 9. NHS 11-12; Science Club 1 1- 12; Speech and Debate 11-12; Math Club 9-12; Trivia Club 12; Chess Club 9-12 (Sec. 11-12). Veena Jain: Speech and Debate 10-12; Crier 11-12 (Cope Ed. 12); Quill and Scroll 11-12: NHS 11-12; NFI ID- 12; French Club 9-10; Track GTO 9: Drama Club 9; Field Trip Club 10; National Merit Seml-flnalist 12. Kristen Dianne Jansen Patrick Jeneske: Golf Club 9-10,12; Drama Club 9. Kristen N. Johns Darren W. Johnson Jennifer Johnson: deca 11-12 Michelle Rene Johnson: sadd 11-12 (Trees 12). Drama Club 12; Basketball 9; Speech and Debate 9-10; Spanish Club 11-12: Student Govt. 9-11. Bonnie A. Jones Kelly Ann Jones: Swimming 9- 12 (Capt. 12). Swim- ming GTO 9-12; Letterwomen 9-12. Daniel M. Kaegeblen: Footbai 9-12. Band 9-11. Splrttltfter 10-11. Penny Karr: Spanish Club 10; Paragon 11; Tennis 9-12 (Capt. 12). Eve Marie Karras: Field Trip Club 9-10; student Govt. 9-10; Musical 11; Ensembles 12; Paragon 11-12 (Advertising Ed. 12); Cheerleader 11. Lance Karzas: Baseball9,12; Football 9-11 .Track 10. Melissa Kae Kellams: deca 11-12 (Pres 12). Thomas J. Kieltyka: Paragon 10-12(Head Photog- rapher 12); Quill and Sad 12. Natalie Christine Kl|urna: Drrreom c.cheer- leadlng 10-11. Michael David Kloeckner: German ciub 9-10. Chess Club 9-12; Bowling Club 9-12. Jeffrey Michael Kobe: chess ciub 9-12; science Club 9-12; Speech Team 11-12; NHS 11-12 (Pres. 12); Salutatorlan. Scott E. Kocal Jenny Koo: Drama Club 9; NFL 10-12; Spanish Club 9.11-12; Student Govt. 11; NHS 11-12; SADD (Sec.) 12; Speech 10-12. Christie L. Kortenhoven: student Govt 9-10; Basketbal 9. Drama Club 9-10; French Club 9- 10; Debate Team 10; Junior Achievement 10-11. Marla J. Kozak Goran Krai) Aron Jay Krevltz: Track 9-10; Cross Country 9-10; Ensembles 1 1 ; Drama 9,11; Musical 1 1 . Rick Kumlega: Swimming 9-12. Cathy Labltan: CEC 9-12. NHS 11-12. Cheerleading 10-12; Spanish Club 11-12 (Pres. 12). Nancy M. Lamantla Rosalyn S. Lambert: Volleyball 9, Cross Country 10-11; Basketball 9-11; Track 9-12; Crier 12; Hoosler Girls State 11. Robin Lynn Langenberg: Drama ciub 11. Cheer- leading 9. Seniors «,r Holtan-L angenberg Wendy S. Lawson: Flag Corps 9-10: Track 9. Darin E. Lee Robert E. Lesko: Band 9-12; German Club 9-12(Sec. 10-12): Bowing Club 9-12 (Vice Pres. 11. Pres. 12): Chess Club 9-12; Drama 9: Student Govt. 11; Science Club 11; NHS 11-12: PHndpcte Outstandng Student Award For Ex- ceflence 10. Michael A. Levan Julie A. Lewellen Jenny Llakopoulus: AFS 9; German Club 9-10. Laurie J. Lleser: Paragon 11-12; Drama 10-11; French Club 9-10. Karen Lynn Livingston: Drama dub 9; crier n. Spanish Club 11. Brian K. Lorenz Jennifer M. Luksich: Basketbc 9-11; Volleybal9; CEC 11; Spanish Club 11-12; Crier 12. Timothy M. Lusk: Speech and Debate 9: Bowling Club 9-10: Football 9; Drama Club 11-12; Paragon 11-12; Student Govt. 12: Quin and Scroll. Dennis Lyudkovsky Sam Manlotes Todd Marchand: Bowling cmb 11-12. Mario V. Marino: Basketball 9-10; Bowling Club 9- 10 . Jill Marie Mate)a: Track 9. Field Trip Club 10. Raquel Elizabeth Matthews: Dm Team 12. Field Trip Club 9-12; Swimming GTO 11; Wrestling GTO 11; Band 9-11. Steve Ray McCormick David William McMahon Elaine Marie McMahan Marvin James Mlckow: Crier 11-12; Thespians 11 - 12 . Patricia C. Mltrakls Michelle M. Moore Jennifer Lynn Moser: cec 9-10. Paragon 12. Thomas James Muntean: student Govt. 11-12. Colleen Elizabeth Murphy: cec 11-12 (Sec Treos. 11); Tennis 9-12; NHS 11-12 (Tres.); Speech and Debate 10-12; NFL 10-12; Paragon 12 (Academics Edi- tor); Girls Vocal Ensembles 10; Cross-Country 11. Stacy A. Muskln: Swimming 9-12; Track GTO 12; Swimming GTO 10-12. Letterman 11-12. Mary E. Myer: Softbd 9; Paragon 11-12 (Managing Ed. 12); Basketball 9-10; CEC 9-10; Letterwoman 9-10. Yoko Nakamura: Drama Club 9; Orchestra 9-10; Spanish Club 9-10. Briana L. Newton Seniors Lawson-Newton Four years £1 in the making OfO A fl j Sandra Elizabeth Ol Timothy James O ' Mara: Bosebai 11-12, Basket- bc 11-12 Kenneth D. Oslnskl Brian G. O ' Sullivan Carolyn Pajor: Student Govt. 10-12 (Sec. Trees. 12); Cross-country 12 (Co-captatn 12); Track 12; Ensembles 11-12; Basketbal 9-10 (Co-Captain 12). Seniors Nielsen-Pajor The year drew to an end as sen- iors found themselves finalizing plans for their future. Whether it was college, military school or getting a job, they began to real- ize the vast opportunities that were offered to them. Out of one-hundred students surveyed, 94% agreed college was the key to success. Indiana state schools, such as I.U. and Pur- due Lafayette, were the choices of over 50%, while some students headed west to U.C.L.A. (7%), Stanford University (1%) and the University of Colorado (2%) for their education. " I really think the University of Colorado will provide an excellent education, and give me a different outlook on life since it ' s so far away, " rationa- lized Barbara Payne. " Not to mention the skiing, " she added with a grin. Here at last Achieving his goal, Scott Blatnica reads his letter of acceptance from Penn State. Seniors found that waiting for their reply could be a nervewracking experience. Not only did students decide on their college, but also on their liv- ing accomodations and careers as well. Sixty-eight percent felt that dormitories would reign su- preme, while only 10% wanted to live at home and 21% thought apartments provided the best housing. When it came to ca- reers, students opinions varied greatly. Some top choices were Business (20%), Psychology (17%), and Engineering (13%). Still other students chose fields that didn ' t appear as popular. ”1 really want to be a translator, " confessed Rhonda Pool. " I love languages and I think I ' d meet different kinds of people. " Though their plans were not set in stone, seniors still found the need to plan for their futures. They began to realize High School would be over and they would soon be thrust into the “real world. " Michelle l. Nielsen Morgan Murdoch Noel: Football 9-12 . nhs 11-12 (Sec. 12); Crier 12 (News Ed.); Spirit Utter 10-11; CEC; Band 10-11: Trivia Club 12. Kelli J. Norman: Gymnastics 9- 10. French Club 9-10. Christina C. Nowak Adam M. Ochsteln: Tennis 9-12: Basketball 9; Track 9; Letterman 11-12. more to go Sean F. Pamintuan Jasmine Pamphllis Christopher R. Pankey Athena Dianne Panos: Basketball Cross-Coun- try 10-11: Trock 9-10; French Club 9-10; Wrestling GT09- 11; Letterwomen 9-10. Tlko Patel: Track 10; DECA 11-12. Amy Ann Paulson: Tennis 9-12 . cec9-io. student Govt. 11. Basketbal 9; QrJI and Scrol 12. Parogon 1 1-12 (Ed.-tvchief 12); Theatre 11; French Club 9-10; Speech and Debate 9. Barbara Payne: Diving 9-10. 12 (Capt. 12), Cross- Country 10;Track9-11;StudentGovt. 1 1-12; NHS 11-12. Jenlne Rene Pestlkas: dfca 11-12. Brian Phillips Gary Plskula Michelle Plantlga: Basketbal 9-12; Softbal 10-11; Tennis 9; Scuba Club (Vice Pres. 12); Golf 9-12; NHS 1 1- 12 . Blase Polite: Speech and Debate 9-12; Ensembles 11-12; Theatre 10-12; Musical 10-12; Student Govt. 11- 12 (Student Body Pres. 12); CEC 10-11; NHS 11-12. Rhonda Pool: cneerieoding 9-12 (Capt. 10-12). Speech and Debate. NFL 9-11; Drama Club 9-12; Thespi- an 11-12; hHS 11-12; Ensembles 12. Daniel Bradly Porter: Diving 9; Football 9-12 (Capt. 12); Track 9-12; Ensembles 11-12. Jay Edward Potasnlk: Tennis 9-12 (co-capt. 12). Soccer 11-12: Ensembles 1 1-12; Musical; letterman 9-12. Four years 4 in the making 4-play = senioritis as ' disease ’ hits Senioritis (sen ' yer ' itis) n— 1. Common affliction of high school seniors. 2. characterized by a lack of caring about homework or anything having to do with school. There is but one cure for the disease— graduation. Some seniors weren ' t stricken until the second or third six weeks of school. But that wasn ' t the case for all students. " Senioritis hit me in the middle of the first week. I would go home, put my books on my dresser, and I wouldn ' t think about them or look at them until the next morning, ' ' said Matt D wenger. Others just couldn ' t bear the thought of having to go to school the next day, so they resorted to making up excuses. " If I really didn ' t want to go to school, I would go into the bathroom and fill my mouth with water. Then, I would make sure my mom was going by and I ' d spit the water into the toilet, " Lance Karzas ex- plained. " I would make a few dis- gusting noises like I was throwing up and tell my mom I had a stom- ach ache. It worked all the time. " Though generally not fatal, sen- ioritis ' s remedy was lots of vaca- tion and very little homework. And of course, the ulltimate cure —graduation. Decisions, decisions Trying to decide on the perfect outfit, senior Lisa Gajewski scans her closet before going out. Some students often found that going out on a week night was a welcome relief from homework. 178 Seniors Pamintvan-Potasnik Diana Puldo Jeff Purnlck Jodi Quasney: Flag Corps 9-12(Capt 12). Field Trip Club 9-10; NHS 11-12 Robert Rajkowski Phillip Raskosky: Spanish Club 11; Wrestling 11; Football Mngr. 12; SADD 12. Pat Rau Jim Reddel Chrlstlane Richter Nichole Rlttenmeyer: nhs 11-12, speech Team 11-12; Chet 12 (Ass t News Ed ). Cindy S. Roh Kevin E. Rose Nicholas G. Ross Dennis J. Rossa Bryan P. Rudlotf: soccer 9-12. Beth Sack: Volleyball 9-10; Swimming 10.12; Track 9.11.12; French Club 9-12 (Pres. 12). Band 9-11; NHS 11- 12 . Paula Saks: Speech Team 9. Drama Club 9; CEC 9; Student Govt. 11; Paragon 12. Patricia Jeanne Santuccl: Track 10; French Club 9- 10; Field Trip Club 9-10. Prank J. Shelve Elaine Christina Min Wha Schmidt: Ensembles 10- 12: Musicals 10-12. Field Trip Club 9-11; French Club 10-12; Drama Club 9 (Vice Pres ). GW Sekhar: Chess Team 9-12; Tennis Team 9-12; Letterman 12. Debate Team 9-12; Trivia Team 12 (Capt. 12); CEC 12; Student Govt. 1 1; JETS Team 12; NHS 11-12; Vdedtetorlan. Kristi Ellyn Sellger: nhs 11-12. Field Trip aub 9-12. Band 9-12. Mitch S. Seward: Bowing 10-11; Track 9. Richard Anthony Sfura Christopher M. Shaver Andrew Hunter Sherman: Drama ciub 9-12. Thespians 10-12; Ensembles 10-12; Musical 10-12. Track 9.12. Johnathon D. Sherman Cindy Slmko Kip D. Simmons: Footbal 9; Basketbai 9. Kathryn Renee Sims: French aub 9-12 (Sec 12); hHS 1 1-12; Track 9; letterwomen 9; Band 9-12; Field Trip Club 9-11; Musical 10-12: Prtndpd ' s Excelence Award 11 . Laura Lynn Slska: voteybai 9-12 (Capt. 12). soft- bal 10-12; Basketbai 9; Band 9-12; Musical 10-12. Seniors Pudlo-Siska 179 Four years in - ! he ma in9 ' Younger’ desses leave seniors feeling 4 feet tall Standing four feet tall might be fine for the likes of a Mary Lou Ret- ton, Gary Coleman or Doug Flutie. But that isn ' t the case with seniors in underclass courses. In fact, seniors gave many ad- vantages to having classes with younger students. Not worrying about how they looked and be- ing able to pay attention be- cause they weren ' t talking to friends were some of the positive points. " They are all sophomores, so I can not gossip,” said Ellen Fromm, referring to the Chemistry class she took senior year. Some classes were easier to handle when taken senior year. " I can understand the material bet- ter taking the class as a senior, " said Ellen. " Classes are taught easier; it ' s not all essays and struc- tured work,” said Michelle Deutch, who took French I as a senior. Underclassmen classes did not make seniors feel four feet tall, but instead, made them feel on top of it all. What year am I? Flipping through the pages, Michelle Deutch studies during her French I class. Seniors put the embarrassment of being In underclass courses aside and filled it in with the chance to learn something new. Mark E. Slonaker: wrestling’: DECA Ensem- bles 10; German Club 9-11; Drama Club 9-10; Sports- man ' s Club 11. Bill SlOSSOr: Band 9-12 Colleen Marie Smith: Girls ' Swimming 9-12 (Man- ager); GTO 11-12 (Manager 11-12); Letterwoman 10. George A. Smith; German Club 9; Footbal 9-10; Sportsman ' s Club 11. Michelle Lynn Sohrbeck: gto 9-10. Ted Sri; Footbal 9; Junior Achievement (Pres, and Vice Pres. Marketing) 10; Crier 11-12 (Editor-In-Chief 12); NHS 11-12; Qu and Scrol 11-12. Elana Stern: Band 9-12: GTO 9-12; Spanish Club 9; Field Trip Club 9-10; Paragon 11-12. John Michael Stewart: spirit utter 11-12 Baseball 12. Musical 10-12; Band 9-12. Dina Marie Strange: deca 12. Steve Strlck: Footbal 9-12; Basketbal 9-10: Cathy Struss: Swimming 9. Michele Sus: Qul and Scrol 11-12; Crier 12 (Views edttor 12); Field Trip Club 10-11; SAD0 12; Band 9; Nation- al Junior Honor Society 9. Leanne Marie Suter: Basketbal 9; Voleybal 9-12 (Capt. 12): Softbal 9-12. Paul J. Szakacs: Basketbal 9 Baseball 9-10. Adam Tavltas: Footbal 9-12 (Capt 12) Basebal 9- 12. Basketbal 9. NHS 1 1-12; Ensembles 1 1-12; Musical 1 1- 12. Student Govt. 12. 180 Seniors Slonaker-Tavitas Christy Thill: Cheerleading 9-12 (Capt. 9-10); Crier 11-12 (Managing Editor 12); NHS 11-12; QUI and Scroll 1 1-12; Junior Achievement 10; French Club 9-10; Drama Club 9. Lisa M. Thomas: Swimming 9-12; Swimming GTO 9- 1 1 ; Spanish Club10-11;GermanClub9-11;F!eldTr1p Club 9-10; Bowing Club 10-12; NHS 11-12. Scott B. Tobias Kevin F. Trill: Football 9; Baseball 9; Basketball 9-12; Golf 12; JETS Team 1-12; CEC 12; Math Team 1 1; NHS 12. Rosanne Trlppel: Basketball 9; Student Govt. 9; Drama Club 9-12; Thespians 11-12; Spanish Club 9-10; Ensembles 10-12; NHS 12. Angela Tsakopoulos: Student Govt 9-10; DECA 11-12; Spanish Club 9-10. George Andrew T slrtsls: scuba ciub 11-12. cross Country 12; Wrestling 9-12 (Capt. 12); Letterman 9-12. Charlotte Heather VanVactor: Thespians IQ- 12 (Sec. 11); Ensembles 11-12; Musical 10-12; Speech Team 11-12; Paragon 11-12 (Copy Editor 12); Hoosier Girls ' State 1 1; JETS Team 12; Drama Club 10-12; Theatre 10 - 11 . Christopher Allan Vogt: Chess 9. Bowling 9-10; Track 11; DECA 11-12. Jyott Vohra: Science club 12. Melody Kristine Ware: deca n-i2(wstotian 12). David Webber: Footbai 10-12. Laura M. Welsh: Drama 9- 10; French Club 9-10; Ten- nis 9-12; Cross Country 11. Tina White Julie Ann Wlcinskl: deca 11-12. Fritz Wilke: Debate 9; Soccer 11; Baseball 11; Skiing 11 . Carla R. Wilson: deca 11-12. Dan Wilson Frank L. Wilson Michelle Wilson Kathleen Marie Wltham: swimming gto 9-10; Project Biology 12. Brian Wojtkowiak Scott E. Woolridge William Scott Wrona: Footbal 9-12. Baseball 9-12. Donald Yang: Basketball 9-10; Track 9; Tennis 9-12 (Co-capt. 12). William Theodore Yarek Jr.: Football 9-12. Track 9-12; Swimming 9; Wrestling 11. Keith A. Yuraitls Amy Zajac: Band 9; Drama 9-11. Qu» and Sere 11- 12; Crier 11-12 (Insight Editor 12); Field Trip Club 9-10; Spanish Club 9. Kristin Kae Zaun: Cheer1eading9-10; Speech and Debate 9-12; CEC 10. Student Govt. 9. Ensemble 11-12; GT0 11; Spanish Club 10; Paragon 12; Drama Club 9-10; NFL 10. Andrew D. Zeman Seniors Thill-Zeman 181 Three down and one to go, it ' s all in the family from looks to books At her locker, Jenny turned around when she heard the nagging voice of her younger sister. " Hey Jenny, I ' m telling Mom that you are getting a ' D ' in history. Janey said. " I really don ' t care, " retorted Jenny, while at the same time she thought, “Why must we go to the same school? " Unlike Jenny, many juniors enjoyed having a brother or sister attending the same school. “It ' s great because there is always someone to talk to, " Joyce Koz- lowski said. In fact, students found advantages to going to school with a sibling. " One ad- vantage is that most of our classes are the same, so we help each other and study together for tests, " said Joyce. Citing another advantage, “she can tell me what to expect the next year and what teachers will expect, " Krissy Rittenmeyer explained. On the other hand, some juniors men- tioned disadvantages to the situation. ”1 feel like I ' m almost competing with her socially and academically, " Kristen Hanes said. Another disadvantage is “a younger sister takes away your privacy because she always knows what you ' re doing, " Diane Adich said. Also, when siblings go to the same school, they may get a teacher whom a brother or sister has already had. " I might call them by the wrong name, but I try my best not to do it, " said Mrs. Helen Engstrom, English teacher. When siblings attended school to- gether, mornings on school days were hectic. Juniors either devised bathroom schedules or fought it out in the morning. “The mornings are hectic because m y brother and I both need to get ready and there ' s only one bathroom, " Joe Knight explained. Of course, a brother or sister had an effect socially. " I meet more people this way because she introduces people to me and vice versa, " Krissy added. Later that day, Janey told Jenny she wouldn ' t tell their Mom about the " D. " " That ' s all right, " said Jenny as she thought, " I guess having a sister at school isn ' t all that bad. " Sisterly advice Pointing out the location of the Spanish-American war, Judi Kozlowski helps her sister Joyce study for a U.S. History test. Studying with siblings was one ad- vantage for many juniors. Diane Adich Conrad Almase Susan Anasewicz Lori Anderson Michael Andreshak Peter Arethas Dimitri Arges Julie Bacino Thomas Bair Shaun Barsic Michele Bartok Lauren Bittner Mary Blaesing Sonia Blesic Carl Bohlln Kevin Bomberger 182 Juniors A dich-Bomberger Thomas Boyden Scott Brakeblll Patrick Brauer Sally Brennan Sean Brennan Jamie Breuker Michael Brozovlc Jennifer Brtos Darren Bryant Pablo Bukata Anne Buonomo Jeff Burger Jerry Cabrera Denise Callahan Michael Calllgan Patricia Camlno Donovan Campbell Carlos Campo Eunice Cardenas Cammi Champion Julianne Chevlgny Dan Chlaro Anna Christopoulos Christopher Chronowski Ayesha Chughtai Heather Ciesar Michelle Ciesar Jody Clapman William Clark Joann Clements Michelle Conner George Connor Randy Cook Jomary Crary Sean Curran Connie Czapla Lynn DeChantal Wendy Deem Tammy DeReamer Eric Diamond Suzy Dickerhoff Kevin Dillon Darcle Dimitroff Crlssy Dinga Dan Djordjevlch Tracy Donovan Jim Dry|anski Jay Dye Chris Dywan Lisa Dywan Gary Eldridge David Ensley Michael Erickson Wendy Etter Rich Fablsiak Robin Fandrel Jennifer Farlss Nicole Flegle Thomas Flerek Daniel Flynn Cassie Fortener Ricky Fox Stacy Franclskovich Michelle Frank Jennifer Frankovlch Erika Frederick Toni Garza Ryan Gentry Debbie Glass Christian Gloff Amy Gluth Eric Goin Juniors Boyden-Goin 100 184 Juniors Goldasich-Jen Laura Goldaslch Nola Golubiewski Rebecca Gonzales Julie Gorskl Joanna Grabski Anthony Grady Nicole Granack Milica Grblc Christopher Gross John Guerra Raymond Gupta Michael Gutierrez Hilary Hall Amanda Hamilton Kristen Hanes Paul Harding Michael Hatmaker Barbara Helms Robert Heuer Susan Higgins Timothy Hoekema Henry Holt Robin Howerton Irene Huang James Huang Thomas Hudec Scott Hutsenpiller Marlcel Ignacio Vljay Jain Barry Janovsky Emanuel Javate George Jen f l w Three down 3 1 Sometimes relationships reveal there ’s third party involvement To go steady or not to go steady? To cheat or not to cheat? These questions go through student ' s minds as they con- front the pains of love. Some students felt that a relationship was more special when they went out with just one person. " When I go out with a girl, I get a special feeling. I feel good about myself and about the whole rela- tionship ' stated Paul Harding. " I feel un- sure about dating a different girl each week or every other week though, be- cause I occassionally feel I might not be able to hold on to a relationship. " Contrary to this idea, Jody Chapman said, “I prefer dating a lot because go- ing out with just one guy gets boring and Small talk Engaging in light conversation, junior Paul Harding and freshman Allison Rothschild make weekend plans. Relationships varied from seeing different people to dating that one special person. there ' s no variety. It ' s just the same thing over and over. It ' s good to date more than one person because there ' s no commitment and you have more free- dom. " " Going out " with just one person or dating many people is just one aspect of a relationship. Another situation some students worry about is whether they have been the victims of cheating. " I used to go out with a guy until I found out that he had been cheating on me with my twin sister! " exclaimed Judy Koz- lowski. In a similar situation, Robin Fandrei added, " When I found out my boyfriend was cheating on me, I didn ' t know whether to yell at him or to cry, so I did both, and then we broke up. " Once in a while, there comes a time in a teenage relationship when the temp- tation to cheat cr osses the mind. " I thought about cheating on my girlfriend. It depends on how well we were getting along. If we were really serious, then I wouldn ' t cheat on her, but if we were always fighting, then I probably would cheat on her, " stated Brian Zemaitis. Then there were those students who couldn ' t even handle the thought of cheating. " I think cheating is the lowest thing you can do to someone. Even if your feelings aren ' t strong for the per- son, he or she deserves more respect — like breaking up or talking about it, " claimed Mark Roper. Class rings and broken vows. Both went hand in hand as the daily soap op- era of teenage relationships unfolded. Would Sally indeed accept a date from her steady ' s best friend? Would Jack dump his girlfriend for the new girl in his Spanish class? One could only stay tuned to find out. Thomas Jennings John Jimenez Thomas Johns Douglas Johnson Jodie Johnson John Jones Lori Jucknowski Karen Jurgenson Stephen Karol Joseph Kicho Helen Kim Joshua King Terrance Kish Joseph Knight Deborah Koepke Toula Kounelis Kimberly Koziatek Joyce Kozlowski Judith Kozlowski Laura Krameric Robert Krusinowski Marcia Lamantia Karen Lesko Gary Levy Tracy Llnnane Tina Lively Neal Lorenzl Joseph Lovasko Raquel Luera Ricardo Luna James Magrames Jonathon Manahan Juniors Jennings-Manahan 185 Ron Marlowe Michelle Marmalejo Fred Marshall Scott Masepohl Randy Mattingly Danielle Mavronlcles Renee Maxln Brendan McCormack Laura McGill Amanda McKinney Steve McMahon William Melby Michael Mellon George Melnik Mike Mertz Mike Mlcenko Cindy Michael Charles Mickel John Mlkallan Dean Miles Amy Mlsczak Afroditl Mltrakis Judy Moore Ben Morey Jean Morgan Mike Moses Steve Moskovsky Steve Muller Jeff Mussatt Swamy Nagubadl Denise Nelson Kathy Nlslewlcz Amelia Noel Bryan Novotny Greg Nowak Allison Nowickl James O ' Donnell Vicky Olesh Penny Opatera Cami Pack Mark Panozzo Kavlta Patel Lisa Patterson Jennifer Paulson Kathy Pavlch Chuck Pawelko William Paz Cindy Pearson Eric Pelser Dawn Peters John Phillips Steve Pierce Michael Pletraszak Tlla Pltkanen Patrick Pluard Rachael Pomeroy Allison Potts Brian Preslln Michelle Quinn Cally Raduenzel Richard Ramirez Roque Ramos Erin Reffkln Jennifer Remmers Susan Riebe Kristen Rittenmeyer Jeanne Robbins Kim Robinson Rea Robinson Stefanie Rogan Todd Rokita Mark Roper xox Juniors Marlowe-Roper Michael Ross Brian Rossln Andrea Roy Karen Russell Camille Saklaczynskl Mark Saks Greg Samels Kristin Sanek Tim Sannlto Stacl Schatz Robert Sche vermann Dave Schoon Patrick Schreiner Eric Schwartz Gregg Schwartz Craig Scott Three down 3 one to go Just as fate would have it bad things come in threes Butterfingers Juniors found that embarrassing moments could feeling a bit embarrassed, Debbie Glass gathers happen anywhere and at the worst possible times, books that she dropped during a passing period. Feeling confused, self-conscious, ill at ease . . . Nothing is worse than being embar- rassed when surrounded by friends. Em- barrassing moments happen to every- one and usually at the worst times. These moments can be frightful nightmares. " While I was waterskiing with my friends, my bathing suit fell down, and my friend ' s brother was driv- ing the boat, " remembered Rachael Pomeroy. Sometimes they happened where everyone could see. " One time for my birthday, my friends sent a Care Bear to give me a bunch of balloons and then I had to square dance with the bear in the middle of lunch! " exclaimed Allison Potts. " While I was walking down the hall I dropped my books and they flew ev- erywhere. I was so embarrassed! " laughed Debbie Glass. " Once while I was sleeping, I woke up to find that the teacher had been talking about me for the past five min- utes, " stated Dave Ensley. Jobs can also be an ideal place for embarrassing moments to occur. " While I was working at Woodmar Country Club I spilled three glasses of cold water down a lady ' s silk blouse. I attempted to clean it up and wipe the lady ' s blouse clean, but then I thought that she ' d better dry herself! " stated Dean Miles. Whether at school, work or just with friends, embarrassing moments lurked behind any corner, waiting to haunt un- suspecting students. Juniors .qj R oss-Scott ° Becky Selig Steven Sersic Shefali Shah Rajesh Shetty John Sideris Kris Siebecker Tracy Silverman Kemp Simonetto Brian Slurek John Skertich Toby Skov Chris Smith Robert Smith Matt Sobolewski Pam Soderquist Debbie Somenzi Phil Sorak Amy Spejewski Elizabeth Stover Jeff Strater Heather Swan William Swart Stacy Szany Emiko Tashlro Angel Thompson Art Thompson Lisa Tilka Paul Tillema Jim Torreano Diane Trgovcich Jennifer Uzubell Jennifer Vanderhoek 188 Juniors Selig- Vanderhoek Three down 3 Hitting all the bases sometimes catches students in triple play Come on baby, let the good times roll! It ' s time to get up and get involved! " Sit- ting around is not as fun as participating in an activity, " said Lynn Dechantel, Speech and Debate member. Most students joined an activity for the fun they had with their friends and the excitement they got in return. " I usu- ally like to join an activity with my friends, so we can share the fun, " said Julianne Chevigny, cheerleader. There were obligations that needed It’s your move Engrossed in after-school practice, Gary Levy and Mr. Jeff Graves debate where to move the queen. Chess is just one of the many activities that juniors joined for extracurricular fun. to be met when juniors joined an activ- ity. " You have to show full responsibility and a positive attitude towards the people you ' re working with, " said Pat Schreiner, track member. Sometimes, the students found thems- leves in a bind because of the lack of time they had to do work from school and at home. Sometimes, they didn ' t do it at all because they didn ' t use their time wisely. " You have to arrange your homework around your activities so you don ' t fall behind, but sometimes you have to work just a little harder, " said Jerry Cabrera, soccer player. There were many positive points for joining an activity. " You will always have something to do and will never be bored after school, and it takes your mind off a rough day, " commented Jerry. " Joining an activity takes a lot of re- sponsibility and a lot of dedication, but in the end you feel like you contributed your share to the school, " added John Sideris. Free time and study time were re- placed with time-out for activities, yet the thought of being with friends and do- ing something enjoyable seemed to make up for the disadvantages students encountered. Activities proved that life should be lived, not watched. Eric Vanes Chrlssle Vegetable Kimberly Vickers Michael Vlaslch Ted Vrehas Jennifer Vrllk Doug Walker Kristin Walsh Heidi Ward Frank Webber Karl Weln John Whited Larry Wiley Charllsa Williams Donald Williams Jamie Williamson Greg Wltecha Scott Wo|tow!ch Monica Wolak Beth Wrona Linda Wulf Robert Zando Brian Zemaltis Chrlsy Zudock Juniors Vanes-Zudock 189 Cash expenses add to twice the price Money doesn ' t grow on trees. As stu- dents grew older, they found their ex- penses rose and money wasn ' t so easy Cashing it in Cashing her bi-weekly pay check, Jeanine Berkowicz receives money for her busy weekend plans. Sophomores found jobs helped cover weekend expenses. to come by anymore. Sophomores needed money to spend on various activities. Dates, gas and go- ing out with friends constituted a need for cash. “I usually go to our cottage with my friends. Since it takes two hours to get there, we have to pay for gas, and we usually stop for a meal on the way, " said Dan Loprich. One way of acquiring extra cash was by getting a job. “I have a job at ' Jeans America ' . It doesn ' t pay very well, but it covers any expenses I may have, " stat- ed Jeanine Berkowicz. " During the summer, I had a job as a life guard at a country club, " explained Joe Cipich “I supported myself during the summer, and any extra money I had was saved for the winter. " Since some sophomores were not old enough to have a job, their parents ' wallets came in handy. " My parents give me $ 10 every Friday night, and if I run out of money before the weekend is over, I just ask for more, " said Kelly Livingston. " I am old enough to have a job, but I can ' t during the winter because of sports, " stated Robert Merrick. " I have my own checking account, and my dad gives me a certain sum of money every month. I basically just support myself. It ' s teaching me how to manage money. " The rising cost of fun made sopho- mores find dependable money sources. Whether summer savings, after school jobs, or parents ' wallets, sophomores learned to manage their money. Sara Abbott Raveen Advani Marybeth Agness Richard Alyea Louise Andreani Mark Anthony Todd Apato Julio Arevalo David Arlen Jennifer Atwood Cindy Auburn Nick Autry Lisa Baciu David Balnbridge Jennifer Baker Sonali Balajee Cliff Balka Robert Ballenger Edward Baton Jeff Banas Kevin Baradziej Julie Baretz Michael Battista Robert Becchlno 190 Sophomores Abbott-Becchino pi ft Susan Beckman Christopher Behllng David Belrlger Lynn Bennett Peter Beratls Paul Berbeco Jennifer Beres Jeanine Berkowicz Jennifer Bertagnolll Anne Blbler Vincent Biedron Bronwyn Billings Gina Blaine Brent Bodefeld Helena Brasovan Donald Bremer James Brous Deborah Buono Larry Cabrera Beth Call Noel Camire Altredo Cantu Ilona Carlos Victor Carlos Christina Carrara Katy Carroll Jeremy Cashman Christopher Casper Steve Cerajewskl Grace Cha Gene Chang Lisa Chen Jenna Chevlgny Anthy Chloros Daniel Cohen Margo Cohen Nick Colakovlc Kralg Comstock Jeff Christ Angela Crowel Paul Czapkowicz Karyn Dahlsten Brian Darnell Brian Dauksza Jack Davidson Dax Deboe Owen Deignan Alan Dillard Tim Dillon Jeffrey Dolatowskl Jason Dragos Lisa Dragos Robin Drzewleckl Thomas Ellison Timothy Engle Donnell Etienne Beth Ewing Anthony Falaschettl Lisa Fehrlng Jeffrey Feltzer Rhonda Ferguson Heather Fesko Brittany Flaherty Katy Fleming Christopher Forelt Victor Fortin Karla Franclskovlch Aaron Franko Amy Frankovlch Amy Fraser Ryan Gallmard Kathy Gambetta Sophomores Beckman-Gambetta 191 Nicole Gardberg Raymond Garzlnski Marcela Gavrila Yvonne Gavrilos Jason Gedmin Arthur Gianninl Amy Gifford Donna Gladish Brad Glendening Susan Glennon Mark Gonzales John Goodrich Eric Gossler Nancy Gozdecki Michael Guerra Greg Guidotti Anjali Gupta Jennifer Gust Andrew Guzior Mark Hajduk Michelle Halum Eileen Han Dina Hanes Christopher Harding Beth Hayden Saralle Herakovlch Kimberly Hesek Stephen Hess Tara Hodson Daniel Hoffman Tammy Hollis Daniel Holloway fMm Sophomores Gardberg-Holloway Second time around Two heads prove better than one Two heads are better than one. Well, maybe not literally. But when it meant working together to achieve some goal, this formulated into a useful idiom. Sophomores found that putting their heads together helped with school work. “I work on chemistry with my friends, be- i cause it ' s easier to understand the ideas 1 for a test, " said Steve Konkoly. Also, working together through discus- sions tought students to perceive new 1 sides to an issue. " It helps to see and understand other points-of-view. If you , never discussed anything, you wouldn ' t know what other people thought or how they felt about certain situations, " ex- plained Nicole Rusnak. Group projects offered more oppor- tunities to students to put their heads to- | Study aid Help and a little fun from Nicole Rusnak is all Susie Beckman needs to get through the chemistry test. Putting their heads together helped sophomores gether for common goals, such as good grades. " Doing projects in groups gives you more ideas but less work, because everyone shares it, " said Kevin Mybeck. Besides school work, two heads came in handy when making weekend plans. " My friends and I share ideas when we are trying to figure out what to do on a Friday night, " said Amy Frankovich. After they make their plans, sopho- mores usually travelled in two ' s to the movies, shopping or just hanging out. " It is more fun shopping with one of your friends and trying on things you know you won ' t buy. Also, it ' s better to have a friend with you so they can give you ad- vice on what looks good on you, " Pau- lette Pokrifcak said. Whether sophomores shared ideas with others or had helpful assistance from a close friend, it all came down to the little phrase: Two heads (sometimes) really are better than one. complete homework and study for tests. Browsing buddies Looking through sweaters, Kelly Livingston helps Pau- lette Pokrifcak create a perfect outfit. Sophomores found that activities like shopping were fun when done in two ' s. Kevin Homans Eric Hoogeveen Dawn Houghton Kathryn Hughes Amy Hulett Kenneth Hulsey Danielle Hybiak Chie Itoh Cynthia Jacobsen Jennifer Janusonis Ronald Javate Jacqueline Johnson Crls Jostes Dean Jukovich Traci Kaegebein Ellyce Kaluf Jim Karr Martin Karr Karen Karulskl Bryan Kasper Jennifer Kelbaugh Robert Kemp Darlene Kender Rhonda Keown James Kicho Charles Kilgore Sharon Kim Vesna Klrlnclc Joseph Kisel Mary Kate Kish John Klaich Melissa Klee Sophomores Homans-Ktee Steven Konkoly Michael Konyu John Kortenhoven Stephanie Kotsls Trade Kozak Christine Kozanda Joseph Krafnik Dejan KralJ Lisa Kraynik Adam Krleger Kimberly Kumiega Karen Kunkel Sinae Kwak George Lamaster Euginla Lecas Christina Llakopoulos John Llchte Kelly Livingston Dyron Long Daniel Loprlch Thomas Lukslch Nicole Maclk Deborah Maka Andy Maniotes Joseph Mardis Sophia Marinos Nikki Markovich James Mattson Kathleen McClain Anne Marie McCarthy Stephanie McNary Kathleen McTaggart Robert Merrick Renee Meyers Amy Mledema Cynthia Mlkolajczyk Phillip Milne Omar Mohiuddln Robert Molnar Renay Montalband David Moore Jillian Moore David Morfas Kelly Morgan Michael Moskovltz Erica Mowltz Trlna Murphy Jeffrey Mybeck Kevin Mybeck Rich Myer Robin Nagy Jennifer Nicholas Gina Nicosia John Novak Kevin Nowaczyk Kurt Nutziger Jennifer Obenchaln Bryan Oberc Michael Obuch Debbie Ol Yuko Olkawa Raymond Olmos Scott Orr Richard Osgerby John Osterman Richard Osterman Ted Panos Eric Pardell Kostas Parianos Eric Parker Ravi Patll Anda Pavicevlch .q. Sophomores Konkoly -Pavicevich Second time - - With two sides to every story, creative excuses stretch truth " I did my homework, but my dog ate it. " ”1 would have called, but I didn ' t have a quarter. " ”1 was going to clean my room, but I had to study for this really big test. " These over-used, unimaginitive ex- cuses have been put aside for newer, more creative excuses. Reasons for excuses varied, but most agreed that excuses were made as a precaution to avoid getting into trou- ble. " One time when my speech wasn ' t done, I told my teacher that I was doing the outline and I started coughing. My mom gave me some medicine, but it was the wrong kind. It made me drowsy and I fell asleep until the next morning. She (the teacher) still took off 10 points, " Debbie Payne explained. Excuses were most often given to parents or teachers, and sometimes even to Princip al, Dr. John Preston, or Mr. Tom Schatzman, assistant principal. This was not always an alternative for some students. " I didn ' t want to take my chances giving excuses to Dr. Preston or Mr. Schatzman because they ' d find out the truth sooner or later. I tell them the truth to begin with, " said Ryan Gailmard. Even though students found them- selves in predicaments which seemed to necessitate an exuse, many were left with a guilty conscience. “I always feel guilty after giving my parents excuses because it ' s different than giving teach- ers excuses. You love your parents. You don ' t love your teachers, " said Ryan. " finished my homework, but then my house burned down and my homework burned with it, " pleaded the nervous student. Though sometimes lame and far-fetched, students created excuses to avoid the consequences of telling the truth. Smooth talker Trying to talk her way out of a tight spot, sophomore Debbie Payne explains to Mrs. Mary Yorke, speech teacher, why she didn ' t have her speech complet- ed. Students often thought that making excuses was a sure way to stay out of trouble. Sharon Pavol Deborah Payne Douglas Payne Charmaln Pestikas Patty Pflster Cara Phelan Paulette Pokrlfcak Pam Pool Anthony Powell Christine Radosevlch Joseph Ramos Julie Reach John Reed April Revercomb Dana Richardson Jeneane Roach Amy Rogers EmHy Rosales Natalie Ross Scott Rubin Jennifer Rudloff Nicole Rusnak Jason Ryband Leslie Safran Sophomores aqc P avot-Safran Second time ■ Second time around found juggling activities inevitable School, sports, jobs and friends. All are essential to living, and all take up time. Many students found out that school work isn ' t the only time-consuming ac- tivity there is during the school year. Schoolmates eagerly talked about conquering their freshman year, yet little did they know what was to await them during their sophomore year, when they would be encouraged to " grow up a little. " A seemingly simple task, such as get- ting a job for some extra money, could lead an innocent student into the clutches of the " real world. " " I got a job at Burger King for some extra money at Christmas-time, but my hours and school work kept building up so much that my semester grades fell, and I had to cut down on my hours. " explained Susie Glennon, a victim of the " outside world. " But assuredly, as her hours were cut down, her weekends were open to al- low some much needed time to spend with a few friends. " It helped a lot after my hours were cut, I really needed the free time, " re- marked Susie. Another time-consuming activity which added to homework, school and friends, were sports. " Sometimes I want- ed to go out with some of my friends, but I had track practice, " stated Susie Beck- man. Sharing Susie ' s opinion, Vini Santucci I said, " Track practices really don ' t take up too much time. It ' s just tough when we have meets on Saturday ' s. " But, some activities weren ' t all bad, and some students agreed that it ' s a very good way to let off some steam and break the daily routine. " Track lets me have fun with my friends, and shuts out school for awhile. " stated Susie. So whatever the case may be, wheth- er it ' s a sport or a job, sophomores found that many pressures and time-consum- ing activities interfered with their school work and social outings. By joining an ac- tivity, students decided to double their time and face the consequences. Vincent Santucci Tracy Schiller Leslie Schoon Emllle Seehausen Brendan Sheehy William Slderls Laura Skertich Julie Slater Stacy Slathar Tiffanle Slathar Jason Solan Leif Sorensen Mitchell Sparber Sandy Spenos Andrew Spoljarlc Renae Spudville Janie Strudas Amy Stugis Mark Swindle Christy Szala Kimberly Szala Tori Szurgot Mary Tablon Alan Tankel Kim Terandy Vicki Terranova Frank Theard Daniel Titak Tonya Tomski Gina Torreano Mary Toslou Michael Trim 9 g. Sophomores Santucci-TriHi Double duty Whether it ' s working out for football or earning money at Sterk ' s, Aaron Franko found his time di- vided between school, sports, friends and work. Participating in athletics while having a job proved a tough act to juggle, yet students learned how to budget their time. p se retuf Sophomores .qj V ahey-Zygmunt Jamey Volk Jim Wachel Kristen Walter Jason Wampler Steven Webber Sean Welsh Julie Wenner Billy White Scott Whiting Carlene Whitlow Jennifer Wilhelm Charles Wilke Karen Williams Daniel Wiseman Gina Wlazik James Wozniak Martha Yannakopoulos John Yuklch Alan Zabrecky Michael Zaragoza William Zeman Robin Zlpko Benjamin Zygmunt Andy Vahey Patrick Vale Brenda VanOrman Cari VanSenus Rodney Vanator Richard Vendl Richard Viviano Archana Vohra Go for the punch After dancing to a fast moving song, Jason Buyer, Helene Nelson, Tina Schmidt and Chris Harrington re- lax while quenching their thirst with a drink from the punch bowl. Homecoming gave freshmen the first opportunity to experience a formal dance. Crepe maze Devoting their Saturday morning to finishing the decorations for their first Homecoming Dance, Deena Franko and Mdrnie Gray hang streamers to create a grand entrance. Freshmen were responsi- ble for all aspects of the Homecoming dance. Dana Adlch Melissa Alonzo Brian Andreshak Elizabeth Arent Debbie Bachan Mike Bacino Greg Baker Deana Baleckaitis Mike Ballou Tristana Barlow David Bartok Rogan Beckman Tom Bendis William Bennett Richard Bernat Ellen Blackmun Kathleen Blair Claudine Blatnica Erica Boehm Joe Bognar Bob Bogumil Chris Brauer Jeremy Brenman Laura Brietzke Larissa Brown Chris Bryant Laura Bukata Natasha Bukorovic Jason Buyer Martin Camire Jennifer Carlson Jay Carnagey 198 Freshmen Adich-Cornagey First dance punch first impressions The excited freshman hung up the phone after talking to the man of her dreams. She was about to embark on her first date, (her first dance), which she was hoping would lead to her first seri ous relationship. My first date was one I ' ll never forget. It was at the beginning of the year and I double-dated with my best friend. Our dates rented a chauffered limousine for the evening, and then took us to Chica- go for a night on the town. We ate at a really lavish restaurant and then took a long walk on the beach, " stated Kathi Blair. Although many would have liked their first date to have been as extravagant as going to Chicago for a night on the town, many were limited to staying close to home because of transporta- tion problems. " On my first date I went to John ' s Pizzeria. I wanted to take my date someplace afterwards, but since I couldn ' t drive, we couldn ' t go any- where else, " said Brian Holland. Another new experience for freshmen was going to school dances. " My first dance was Homecoming. I had a lot of fun because almost everyone I knew was there. I had a really good time dancing and having fun with all my friends, " claimed Tammy Checroun. Some people felt differently about their first dance. " Homecoming was my first dance. I had a good time, but it was built up to be some incredible dance, and when I got there it was fun, but it wasn ' t what I had expected, " explained William Bennett. A wild night on the town, a Homecom- ing dance or a simple rendezvous. Though only first year students, freshmen experienced a year of firsts, and a year full of memories. pi 1 MU Tammy Checroun James Chen Thomas Chen Robert Cipich Brent Clark Amy Claustre Cindy Cole Kim Conley Bobbi Conover Patrick Cook Laura Cooper Tracy Creviston Cindy Crist Kandi Crist Kelly Cronin Amy Darrlngton Leslie Darrow Victoria Davis Lisa DeCola Rebecca Deren Jeff Deutch Christine Diezi Ryan Colatowski Don Dombrowski Denise Dominik Jodi Donovan Robert Dragomer Kim Dulany Adam Dumaresq Laura Dunn Rodney Durta 199 Freshmen Checroun-Durta First — ° Big Brother, Big Sister group takes newcomers one-on-one " Excuse me, could you please point me in the direction of my next class " said the intimidated freshman to the over- powering senior. In years passed, freshmen were forced to deal with the fear of being lost by themselves. However, help was on the way. The Big Brother Big Sister program was designed to help freshmen with high school questions or problems. Upper- classmen who volunteered for the pro- gram were each assigned a freshman to help out by giving him or her a tour of the school on orientation day. " My Big Sister really helped me a lot. If she hadn ' t given me a tour of the school, I probably would have never been able to find anything on my own, " stated freshman Julie Huard. " Before I showed my Little Brother around, he looked really nervous and scared. After a tour of the school, he seemed to be a little more confident, explained senior Colleen Smith. " I know that having a Big Brother or Sister would have helped me out a lot when I was a freshman. " Along those same lines. Student Gov- ernment sponsor Mr. Dave Spitzer, Eng- lish teacher added, " The program and all the time we (Student Council) spent on it was worthwhile even if it helped only one student. However, we didn ' t really get the results we expected. " Agreeing with Mr. Spitzer about the results, senior Blase Polite, first semester Student Body President explained, " Out of all the people who had originally signed up to be a Big Brother or Sister, only about 45 per cent actually followed through with it. " Some freshmen were never called by their Big Brother or Sister, so they had to rely on their own sense of direction to get to their next class. " My Big Sister nev- er called me so I had to find everything on my own, " said freshman Mark Zucker. True some freshman still did get lost, and yes, the school seemed like a laby- rinth of wrong way turns and deadends, but for most the Big Brother Big Sister program proved helpful. Lean on me Lending a hand to her " little brother, " junior Tammy Dereamer guides freshman Saul Garza in the direction of his next class. The Big Brother Big Sister program provided freshmen with a chance to get acquainted with the school through some- one who knows the ropes. Eric East Paul Elwood Barbara Etter Diana Fabian Pollyanna Falaschettl Mark Farinas James Feeney Andrea Fefferman Donald Fesko Lisa Fiegle Leanne Fleck Keri Flickenger Patrick Forburger Deena Franko Melissa Frigo John Frost Jo Galvin Saul Garza Dan George Kevin Gerdt Jennifer Gershman Jeff Gerson Tim Ghrlst Scott Giba 200 Freshmen East-Giba William Gibbs Michelle Gill Timothy Gill Clay Gillam Nikki Gleason Alison Glendening Rob Golden Sheryl Goldyn Rory Gont Julie Gordon Robert Grady Marnie Gray Brian Grskovich Juanita Gualandi Wade Guyton Michael Hadidian Richard Han Kevin Hanusln Chris Harrington Eric Hatfield Karen Haver Morgan Hawkins Jason Heidy Irina Hentea Beth Hernandez Kimberly Hinds Jennifer HJertquist Mary Hoekema Brian Holland Eric Holtan John Hoogewelf Julie Huard Kari Huber Chauni Huddleston Robert Hurley Laurie Jabaay Lisa Jabaay Kirk Jarrett Michael Jen Kevin Jerich Brad Johnson Jennifer Johnson Jennifer Jones Steven Jones Jeffery Justak Sasa Kecman Lawrence Kellman Richelle Kellman Mike Kennedy Andrew Kieltyka John Kim Paul Kim Matthew Kis John Kish Christopher Klszenia Brenda Kloeckner James Knight Greg Kocal Tom Kontos Sarah Kosenka Traci Kozlatek Aeri Kwak Brian Ladwig Michael Lalich Michael Longer Shawn Larson Ian Laslcs Tracy Laskowski Frank Lee Rebecca Levin Jennifer Lewis Tracy Liming Freshmen . Gibbs-Liming Christine Lomey Patricia Luna Susan Mackanos Eric Mann Dawn Manns Pat Mason Traci Mastey Jim Matthews Lisa Maxln James Mazur Lisa Medynsky Teresa Medynsky Vlnlta Mehta Jon Michaels Harry Mlhallidls Ken Mikrut Michael Miller Robynn Miller Marc Millies Sara Mintz Brian Mohr Tom Morey Jeremy Moritz Robert Morris Put on a happy face Helping himself to a piece of pizza, Eric Swardson is all smiles at the freshman pizza party. This pizza party helped to make the freshmen ' s first impres- sion a good one. Lost and found Tentatively examining his schedule, Ken Regeski searches for the room number of his English class. Getting lost and searching for hard-to-find class- rooms were common for freshmen. ryryy Freshmen Lomey-Morris Sharon Murphy David Mussatt Debra Nelson Helene Nelson Melissa Nicholas Robert Nowak Becca Ochstein Shiva 0|agh Michael Orosco Almee Orr Katherine Orth Lisa Page Chlrag Patel Paul Pavesh Laura Pavolvlch Michael Petrovich Robert Petrovich Mark Pflster Tracy Pierce Heather Plnlak Eric Pinkie Amber Plskula Laura Poplawskl Theodore Porter First Freshmen at a loss for the first time You can ' t judge a book by its cover the clichd says, as freshmen realized they experienced high school atmo- sphere for the first time. For many freshmen high school gave them a scary, confused feeling. " I was a little nervous because it was a big change. I was afraid I wouldn ' t find my way around, " said Dan Sebastian. Along with a new setting, freshmen formed first impressions about their new classes. " I was really excited about tak- ing my classes. Being able to take more electives, I thought they ' d be interest- ing, " said Kari Huber. Other freshmen had preconceived notions about the difficulty of their new courses, " I thought high school classes would be a lot harder than they really were, " said Kirt Pramuk. Teachers added a facet to the high school scene. “My teachers seemed more casual because they didn ' t treat me so childish, " said Robert Tweedle. Furthermore, “They put more respon- sibility on the students to turn in assign- ments instead of nagging to turn them in, " explained Helene Nelson. Filling the bottom rung of the ladder, freshmen were surrounded by older stu- dents. “I knew a lot of them; they didn ' t pick on me, " said Nick Dragos. Finally, some freshmen found their first impressions to be correct, while others did not. “I thought it would be a big deal finally going to high school, but it ' s the same as the middle school only with older students, " said Helene. “Most of my first impressions were cor- rect, except I was wrong on the amount of homework. I expected about an hour each day, but it turned out to be much more, " added Kari. After they experienced their first year of high school, freshmen realized that to understand the whole high school story, they could not judge a book by its cov- er. V Freshmen Murphy-Porter Keith Potter Doug Poulston Kurt Pramuk Ed Pudlo Jullanne Purnlck Ken Regeskl Tom Renwald Rebecca Ribble Erik Roseen Christy Rossa Adam Rothschild Allison Rothschild Dana Rothschild DeAnna Ryband Deborah Rybicki Margo Sabina Michele Safko Mike Saksa Sue Samuel Jason Schaum Dan Scheffel Sean Scheffer Tina Schmidt Louie Schuster Danny Sebastian Toni Sellis Steve Semchuck Chris Serslc Kari Shapiro Joe Sheets Heidi Silgalls Rebecca Sims John Sipple Brandon Siurek Robin Skov Mark Smith Curt Sobolewski Susan Soderquist Allison Sokol Mia Song Scott Spalding Jennifer Spangler Mike Sparling Dave Speranza Kim Springer Kim Starzak Terry Steenson Mike Stevens Rebecca Stodola Laura Stover Jamie Swanson Eric Swardson Jane Szakacs Napoleon Tabion Lennart Tan Eric Tester John Thels Amy Tobias Caroline Toth Sheri Tracy Robert Tweedle Mike Ullnski Joseph Uzubell Stacy Vanderwoude Michael Vanes Kathl Vaughn Marc Velasquez Jennifer Vector Doug Vis Vicki Vrabel Merrilynn Wranasevlch Kara Wachel 204 Freshmen Potter-Wachel First impressions Freshmen face licenseless life while seeking one for the road " Dad, can you take me to my friend ' s house? " " Mom, will you take me shop- ping? " Too often, freshmen uttered these words to annoyed parents be- cause of transportation problems. Freshmen had to realize that although high school brought many new activi- ties, their boundaries were limited be- cause of a lack of transportation. ”1 would have liked to have gone to more away football games, but be- cause I couldn ' t drive I wasn ' t able to go, " stated Lisa Maxin. Just going to a friend ' s house could be a hassle for many students. " I didn ' t al- ways get to go to my friend ' s house when I wanted because mom or dad weren ' t home, " stated Steve Jones. Agreeing with Steve, Juanita Gua- landi explained, " It ' s hard to get a ride when my friends live across town, be- cause my parents don ' t want to drive there. " School bus transportation was pro- vided to and from school for students without a drivers license. Unfortunately, freshmen viewed this as a burden, rather than as help. " Taking the bus was a hassle, because I always had to wait outside at a certain time and then I had to wait after school when I ' d rather be at home, " pro- claimed Dana Adich. " It ' s boring, but it ' s much better than walking, " added Steve. When two freshmen wanted to date, they had difficulty finding a way out of Munsfer. " When I dated other freshmen, we could only go to some parties that were close by, " explained Lisa. Although freshmen were anxious to begin high school, they found many complications came with it. Whether simple trips to a friend ' s house or first dates outside of town, freshmen realized that their activities centered around the knowledge of where their ride was com- ing from. Hltchin’ a ride Pleading with his older sister, junior Jen Uzubell, for a ride home, Joe Uzubell experiences the hassle of life without a license. Freshmen discovered that transportation was limited because they were too young to drive. Kevin Walsh Julie Walther Michelle Wambsganss Philip Wang Amy Warda William Weaver DeeAnn Westerfield Eileen Wheale Kirk Wiesner Jason Williams Laura Williams Clarence Wils on Kelly Wilson Van Wiseman Christopher Wlttkamp Peter Wolf Andrea Yerkovlch Matt Young Henry Yu Erica Zacny Bill Zager Robert Zawada Mark Zucker Freshmen Walsh-Zucker 205 Service with a smile linked to referendum, policy changes An eager, smiling face looked her straight in the eye and, with a toothy smile asked, " How may I help you? " Students received this same " service with a smile " when the administration ini- tiated a new rule proposal, a new com- mittee and new money. Helping students and teachers alike, Munster residents voted favorably for a school referendum. The referendum ac- quired voter approval in favor of a $600,000 increase in the General Fund Budget, to be used to increase the qual- ity of education. Due to its passage, more money will be spent per student next year. The money wil l be used " to maintain the high quality of curricular and extracurricular programs by retain- ing highly qualified teachers through competitive salaries, " Mrs. Linda Hess, School Board Vice President said. Minor adjustment Contemplating a schedule change, senior Jenine Pestikas discusses alternatives with Assistant Princi- pal Mr. James Bawden, Guidance Department Chairman. All In a day ' s work To ensure that junior Rajesh Shetty can get on the bus, Assistant Principal Mr. Thomas Schatzman dis- tributes passes after school. Mr. Schatzman ' s re- sponsibilities ranged from reading announcements to enforcing discipline as a new assistant principal. 206 Administration In addition, the Student Advisory Committee was re-instituted. Consisting of two Student Government members from each class plus one additional sen- ior, the group gave students the chance to offer input on school policies. New changes, such as seven-minute passing periods and the use of Walkmans during lunch, were instituted because of a committee proposal. In defining this group ' s role, Principal Dr. John Preston said, " It is not a decision-making group, but an advisory group. " Helping students to better understand the rules, the administration also pro- posed a new, clear-cut discipline code. This proposal classified offenses as Class A through Class C, depending on the se- verity of the transgression. " I do like the part that spells out what will happen to a student, " Assistant Principal Mr. Thomas Schatzman said. Furthermore, suspen- sion options and progressive discipline were outlined in the proposal. As new assistant principal, Mr. Schatz- man helped provide service with a smile. Transferring from the middle school, Mr. Schatzman helped students, patrolled the halls and enforced discipline. The new assistant switched jobs because he likes to work with older students and en- joys " dealing with them on an equal lev- el. " Students seemed to take a liking to the new assistant principal. " He ' s a lot more understanding, and he listens to you, " said junior Tracy Linnane. With new student groups, a new clas- sification of rules and a new school refer- endum, the administration employed their new services with eager smiles. Team talk To fire up the students for the Homecoming game. Mr. John Tennant, athletic director, addresses the football players during the pep rally. The varsity football team rallied to defeat the Calumet War- riors, 24-16. A new incentive As he adjusts the volume on the television, Dr. John Preston, principal, makes sure the sights and sounds of the Hobart game can be seen. Dr. Pres- ton hoped to fire up school spirit for the semi-state game against Dekalb by showing the game vid- eotape during lunch . School Board Members (front row) Mrs. Secretary, (back row) Mr. Lawrence Ko- Jacqueline Wickland; Mrs. Nancy Small- cal; Dr. John Mybeck; President, man. Vice President; Mrs. Linda Hess, Administrators Mr. Martin Keil, Director of Testing and Psychological Services; Mr. Mi- chael Livovich, West Lake Special Educa- tion Director; Dr. Anthony Broadwell. Assis- tant Superintendent for Business Affairs. Dr. Wallace Underwood, Superintendent of Schools Administration 207 Moving beyond school proves teachers are people, too There ahead of Stan Student two teachers walked down the hall. Each had a gradebook in hand. He assumed they were dis- cussing their last hour class. But alas, as he got closer, he heard them discussing what they had done last weekend. For the first time in Stan ' s 12 years of school- ing, he realized that " teachers are people, too. " Realizing that teachers really did more than assign homework, grade papers and give tests, Stan decided to find out what kinds of interests his teachers had. In composition class, Stan over- heard Mr. Doug Fix talking. " I get satisfaction and enjoyment out of teaching, especially if I see my students are doing well. However, I need time to do the things I want to do I need to leave enough time for myself. " Stan off handedly asked him what kinds of things he needed time for. Mr. Fix said, ”1 love to cook. I have even taken gourmet cooking classes. " Stan left class muddled. As Stan researched his report about George Washington during history class, he overheard Mr. Gene Fort discussing his recent vacations. ”l ' ve traveled all over Europe. I frequently go to art ex- hibits in Chicago and New York City. Also, I am an antique collec- tor. I collect all kinds of paper- weights, glass, porcelain, old prints and books. " Astonished, Stan walked to his next class with Mr. David Russell, photography and advanced English teacher. While Stan and Mr. Russell were developing film, he told Mr. Russell how suprised he was that so many teachers did " normal " things. Mr. Russell furth- ered Stan ' s shock when he said, " I love to cook and bake. I bake pies, cookies, cakes and bread. Sometimes I will bake two or three times a week and other times I do not bake for a couple weeks. " By the time Stan got to talk to Mrs. Linda Scheffer, home eco- nomics teacher, he was prepared to hear almost anything She didn ' t let him down. In addition to sew- ing and cooking at home, a few of her favorite past times sound like those of a typical high school student. " I love to drive my Cor- vette. I don ' t have to be going anywhere, I just enjoy driving. I also love MTV, " she added. As Stan sat back, he realized how silly he had been. " Teachers are people, too, " he repeated, as if he still wasn ' t quite sure of the testimony he had heard. Slowly, he collected his books and thoughts and sauntered back down the hall. " Gee " he won- dered. " What will they be doing this weekend? " Double-duty Temporarily relinquishing her duty as Eng- lish teacher, Mrs. Linda Lemon takes over her role as " mom " to her son, Corey. Shar- ing a Homecoming parade with her son and sophomore David Moore is just one way of showing that she is a real person, too! Mind boggling Sitting through a faculty meeting. Miss Paula Malinski, physical education teach- er, realizes just how long some meetings really are. Like students, teachers also didn ' t relish the thought of staying after school. Miss Julie Alf: U S. History, psychology Mrs. Mary Auburn: Nurse Mrs. Marsha Bachand: Special Education Mr. James Bawden: Assistant Principal. Guidance Counselor Mrs. Phyllis Braun: Guidance Counselor Mrs. Elaine Burblch: audio visual secre- tary. Mr. Nelson Clark: physics. Mr. Phil Clark: Humanities. World Literature. Mrs. Karen Cook: attendance and office secretary. Mr. John Edlngton: science Mrs. Linda Ellman: Spanish, Freshman Class sponsor Mrs. Helen Eng- Strom: English, Speech, Speech Coach. Mr. Donald Fortner: Business, assistant speech coach Mr. Dave Franklin: science Mrs. Patricia Golbleweskl: English. English De- partment chairman Miss Marge Gonce: audio visual specialist Jeffrey Graves: science. Scuba Club. Bowling Club, Chess Club and Trivia Club sponsor. Mrs. Thelma Griffin: principals secretary Ms. Martha Groff: Para-Prot essionai Mrs. Nancy Hastings: Journalism. CRIER and PARAGON sponsor. Qull and Scroll sponsor. Mr. Arthur Haverstock: science Mrs. De Hawkins: art Mr. Richard Holmberg: music. Vocal Music Director Mrs. Marla Horvath: Englsh. government, economics. Intro, to social science, world geography Mr. Richard Hunt: Industrial art. Girls ' basketball coach Mr. Jon Jepsen: physical educa- tion. lifesaving, swim coach. Mrs. Barbara John- son: math. Mrs. Cheryl Joseph: itxarian Mr. Jack King: health Mr. Don Lambert: English. GUIs ' Cross Coun- try and Track coach Miss Paula Malinski: physical education. Gins ' Swim coach Mrs. Leroy Marsh: health, physical edcucatlon. Varsity Footbal coach. Mrs. Alyce Mart-Webb: French. French Club sponsor Mr. Jay McGo©: sociology. Sophomore Class Sponsor. Mrs. Helga Meyer: German, German Club sponsor Mr. Chris Miller: social studies Mr. E. Mussel- man: mathematics. Boys ' Tennis and Golf Coach. Mr. Andrew Norman: Band Director Mr. George Pollngue: mathematics, computers Mrs. Pat Pre- metz: mathematics. GUIs ' Softball Coach. Mr. Ed Robertson: English, Assistant Football Coach. Mrs. Ruth Robertson: bookkeeper Mrs. Mary Ann Roval: attendance, payroll and office secre- tary Mr. David Russell: English, photography, cre- ative writing. Mrs. Linda Scheffer: home econom- ics, cheerleading sponsor Mrs. Cynthia Schnabel: orchestra Director Mr. George Shin- kan: mathematics. Varsity Baseball Coach. Mrs. Pa- tricia Sims: mathematics. Faculty Alf-Simms 209 ' Say what?’ Teachers’ familiar quotes give way to repetition Every teacher has one, and no- body knows when it could sud- denly pop up. A temper? No. An embarrassing teen-age story? Hardly. A phrase repeated so of- ten that students cringe when it ' s spoken? Yes. Whether they be philosophical, comical, or just plain hackneyed, every teacher has a favorite little phrase that slipped out at the least suspecting moment. Try your luck on the teachers ' quote quiz below. You just might find a new, usable, philosophical, comi- cal and trite expression! 1. " You Bozo! " 2. " It ' s your problem! " 3. " Well, I never! " 4. " Es la verdad! (It ' s the truth) " 5. " I ' m impressed! " 6. " Have I mentioned yet 7 " Are we having fun yet? " 8. " Death and dismember- ment. " 9. " Cretins " 10. " Hershey squirts " 1 1 . " Just as sure as God made lit- tle green apples! " 12. " ' Quote ' , ' unquote ' " 13. " Long live Ireland! " 14. " This, that and the other thing. " 15. " When I used to live in Logans- port ... " 16. " Turn it into today, 10 extra credit points " 17. " My gut reaction " 18. " You sound like a bunch of old bodies playing bingo " 19. " We ' re on my time " 20. " N ' est-ce pas (Isn ' t it) " 21. " If you can fly with the owls you can ' t soar with the eagles " 22. " This is a family show here " 23. " Water, water everywhere " 24. " Let me tell you a story 25. " County Club weather " 26. " Yes, no — don ' t guess. " 27. " People ... " 28. " As I say, ... " 29. Que padre! 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Mr. James Thomas: chemistry Mrs. Charlene T$OUtSOUrl$: Spanish. Spanish Club sponsor Mr. Donald Ullman: science. Science Club sponsor Mrs. Dorothy Van Zyl: Athletic Office secretary Mrs. Jody Weiss: English Mrs. Marsha Weiss: guidance counselor. National Honor Society sponsor. Mrs. Anne Whiteley: Spanish. Spanish Club spon- sor Mr. Thomas Whiteley: history, Girls ' Golf Cooch. Miss Annette Wisniewski: Guidance Counselor Mr. Steve Wroblewskl: mathematics, computers. Assistant Footbal Coach. Mr. Jack Yerkes: Englsh. Assistant Footbal and Freshman Basketbal Cooch Mrs. Mary Yorke: Eng- lsh. speech. Assistant Speech Coach. Mrs. Ann Ze- lenke: art 2 Jin Faculty Spindler-Zelenke Bus drivers, (front row) Janet Welch, Ann Vermeulen, Brigette Wittgren. (back row) Cookie Cronenworth, Mert Zandstra, Emily Orosco. Custodial Staff, (front row) Bill Clark, Head Custodian; Bill Poole, (back row) Maria Ca- parelli; Martha Korluk; Maggie Lloyd; Mary Sebastian. Cafeteria staff, (front row) Vera Snyder, Vicki Sharkey, Theresa Bucko, Gayle Mol- nar, Pauline Wolak, Sally Scaggs, J. Chrom- chik. (row two) Joanne Scheive, Leta Rossa, Mary Bogdan, Rita DeRolf, Kathleen McCormack, Eleanor Watt, Sonia Mendo- za, Leila Goldschnikl, Mary Smolinski. (back row) Sally Kulas, Jean Biesen, Annete Wat- son, Mary Salczak, Marie Zabrecky. Faculty 211 l funded b y GernwsoverXYearsaga 1 J Vnste ajnaUtown L_V — - T Tnand onlyone y — Z lhe TZpop eredJ ! L gav - I f, ' ' 212 Community Divider Munchle-madness Tostitos as her snack choice, junior Lynn De- Chantal satisfies her craving for a late night nibble. Stores such as Banner, Sterk ' s, or Key Markets provided a huge selection of " mun- chies " for students to enjoy. Tedious toning Carefully watching the instructor, senior Kristi Dunn works at toning up her legs at Betty ' s Body Shop. Aerobics proved to be a popular form of excercise as muscles were built up and flab was burned off. Banner-buddies Kicking off the 216 mile march down Ridge Road to the high school, eighth graders Chris Gambini and Tim Croston keep the Band ' s step synchronized. For over two decades, the 50-piece band has led the annual trek down the main strip of town. Wrap it up. I ' ll take it! 213 Snak ' s Park Avenue 8317 Calumet Ave. Munster 836-6100 Puttin ' on the ritz From snappy luncheons to fine dining, Snak ' s Park Avenue has a wide selection of tasty food and a warm atmosphere. Deciding where to dine can sometimes be a struggle, but when it comes to Snak ' s it ' s an easy choice. Foods of Munster 1830 45th Ave. Munster 924-5040 S PET CENTER 3642 Ridge Rd. Lansing 474-1550 Bunny ' s Beaute Salon 9721 Fran-Lin Pkwy. Munster 924-5331 Best wishes to Terry Kish Associated AGENCIES, INC. A Full Service Insurance Agency 230 W. Monroe Suite 800 Chicago 372-7000 214 Ads McShane’s EVER Y THING FOR EVER Y OFFICE... SINCE 1921 1844 45th St., Munster, IN 46321 Phone (219)924-1400 till Lorenzo ' s Carry-out 8124 Calumet Ave., Munster 836-51 1 1 A diverse variety Tim Lusk, freshman Debbie Oi and seniors Amy Chicken, pizza, and seafood are only a few Paulson, Jen Moser and Mary Myer show their dishes at Lorenzo ' s pizza that can cure an empty appreciation for fast express service by not let- stomach. Seniors Tina Nowak, Sandra Oi, and ting the delivery truck leave the school grounds. r cl yjj the di tCLUS If you won the million dollar lottery what would you buy first . . . 1 . Sports car 2. Vacation 3. Move out of Munster 4. Go on a shopping spree 5. Throw a big party 6. Buy a house in a warm climate Spend money on family and friends. 7. Live in a big house or mansion 8. Put money in the bank and save it Invest the money 9. Buy an island 10. Donate some money to charity " Buy a starship " Mr. Nelson Clark, physics teacher " Buy the world a coke " senior Laura Welsh ' " Retire, throw a tremendous party for everyone, buy a penthouse in New York City, travel and spend! " Mr. Gene Fort U.S History teacher AdS 215 Howard J. Weinberg , M.D. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Surgery of the Hand 9337 Calumet Ave. 836-5206 Certified American Board of Plastic Surgery 216 Ads 921 Ridge Road Munster Best Wishes to 1987 836-8088 Munster Graduates Price Realtors 9352 Calumet Munster 836-1030 The Right Price Whether it ' s buying, renting or selling, Price Realtors is the place to go. Senior Michele Wil- son and sophomore Robin Drzewiecki know where to go for any real estate needs. Family Vision Center 339 N. Broad Griffith 924-8000 Key Markets 12 Ridge Road Munster 836-8286 A Helping Hand Apples, pecans, pumpkin pie, one knows where to shop and buy. At Key Markets, you can buy all your necessities to supply every- thing for your family. Ads 2 1 George Karras, Special Agent Northwestern Mutual Life 905 Ridge Rood Munster 836-570 1 Dr. Abraham Ochstein 926 Ridge Road Munster 836-8320 Toothache? Whether filling cavities or pulling teeth, Dr. Abraham Ochstein provides surgical needs and advice for his patients. Using these facilities freshman Andrea Feffer- man and junior Mike Mertz give fresh- man Becca Ochstein a thorough exami- nation while junior Jen Paulson examines a set of X-rays. Peaches and Cream 9210 Ridge Road Munster 836-9555 Congratulations Class of ' 87 Mid- American Mailers, Inc. 430 Russell St. Hammond 46325 933-0137 Sending it our way Providing a faster machinery service, Mid-Amer ica Mailers can help out. Seniors Holly Harle, Jen Luksich, Cathy Labitan, Dennis Lyudkovsky an- junior Jeff Qwasney sit within the many bags of mail which are sent day in and day out. 218 Ads 7951 Calumet Ave. Munster 836-1723 2014 45th Ave. Highland 46322 924-8080 0 arcu j twain m ttmuton Viking Engineering Co. Inc 2300 Michigan St. P.O. Box 727 Hammond 46325 844-1 123 Rebuild, refinish and restore Discussing statements and documents, ju- niors Sally Brennan, and Kristen Hanes help give advice to a customer on the phone wanting to buy machinery. Viking Engineer- ing has been in business for over 65 years and can help with rebuilding and replacing machinery. ! 1 ljou can cat If you had to eat one thing for the rest of your life it would be . . . Top Ten Choices 1. Pizza 2. Burger King Double Cheeseburger 3. Ribs 4. Shrimp Lobster 5. Crazy Bread 5. Ice cream 6. Oriental Food 6. Chocolate Cake 7. Spaghetti 8. Tacos 9. McDLT ' s 10. Steak ’ ' I ' d eat hash browns with gua- camole because it wakes me up right away and I eat it right before my finals. " senior Marvin Mickow " I ' d eat mandarin oranges from a can because they taste incredible and are tiny enough to stuff a whole bunch in my mouth. ” senior Amy Paulson " Honey glazed pickle and pea- nut butter and jelly sandwich because it ' s like eating pickles, donuts and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches all at once. " senior Scott Blantica AdS 219 Calumet Construction Corporation 1247 169th Street 844-9420 Hammond Phone First Looking through her appointment book, senior Calumet Construction Corporation offers the Gretchen Gardner tries to fit an important client needed quality and experience for fine building in her busy schedule. For any important project, establishments. FOOD BEVERAGE EMPORIUM 1734 45th Ave. Munster 924-6630 For an awesome Cut! HAIRSTYLING THAT MORE THAN PASSES. 924-1117 Academic Counseling Services, Inc. 9250 Columbia Avenue Munster 836-1 172 Taking steps upward Plans for college can be at one ' s service at Academic Counseling Services. Freshmen Mi- chele Safko, Jennifer Gershman and Helene Nelson browse through some helpful research hoping to find the perfect college. 220 Ads warnatu ylnimaL Cfinio Appointments Preferred Open Daily 8 a.m. 7400 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond 844-6669 Member American Animal Hospital Association Gailmard Eyecare Associates TUI EIKE Mill, INC. d 6 d$ c6 06 06 d 6 2010 45th Street Highland 922-1717 630 Ridge Road 836-1738 Munster For Your Eyes Only Fitting sophomore Chris Harding with tinted con- tact lenses, Dr. Susan Gailmard is watched by Ryan Gailmard, sophomore. Drs. Neil and Susan Gailmard provide the latest in eye care services for their patients. Wheels are turnin ' Making the rounds, Kevin and Brad Tyrrell check each bike to make sure eveything is per- fect before the day begins. The Bike Route offers a variety of bicycles and equipment needed to enjoy a safe ride. Ads 221 7M It It ' s not exactly Siskel and Ebert, but here ' s what was picked as the all time favorites . . . 10. Top Gun Breakfast Club Back to the Future Pee Wee ' s Big Adventure Blues Brothers About Last Night Stand By Me Gone With the Wind Wierd Science Pretty in Pink Sixteen Candles Without a Trace Up in Smoke Repo Man — " liked this movie because you had to stay on your feet to understand it. " junior Jay Dye Rocky Horror Picture Show — " It was the only movie where they let you go wild and actually throw things at the screen " junior Jodi Clapman Budget Sign Shop 7439 Calumet Avenue Hammond, Ind. 46324 933-4545 Francine Okun-Gardberg, Owner Sign up Perfection and customer satisfaction is a defi- nite must at Budget Sign Shop. Busy at work senior Mitch Gardberg, junior Jeff Kwasney and senior Dennis Lyudkovsky show off their steady hands and precise measurements in or- der to get a perfect sign ready for the press. The Razor ' s Edge Family Hair Tanning Salon 303 Ridge Road Munster, Indiana 836-2100 Your Family Hair Care Center The Golf Locker 95 1 5 Indianapolis Blvd. Highland, Indiana 46322 924-0301 Golf Equipment and Apparel Jack and Margie Adams Commercial Auto and Truck Supply 720 1 Melton Road Gary 938-1666 Auto problems? No need to panic Commercial Auto Truck Ser- vice can get your truck or car running like new Juniors Jodi Clapman, Stoci Schatz and Lori Anderson proudly display themselves as CATS representatives. 222 Ads The Hammond Clinic 7905 Calumet Avenue Munster, In. 836-5800 Backache, headache, cough Hammond Clinic serves the community better than before with a new addition. Whether one has a dire emergency or just feels under the weather, the Hammond Clinic can help. Ads 223 8940 Indianapolis Blvd. Highland 7454 Broadway Merrillville Richard G. Reffkin D.D.S. 9339 Calumet Munster 836-9 1 3 1 Easy Doc, easy Little kids play doctor, but older kids play den- tist as shown by juniors Erin Reffkin, Rich Ra- mirez and Jenn Fariss. From root canals to easy cleanings Dr. Reffkin can make everyone ' s pearly white shine. 4 r Fissinger Knight Inc. Court Reporters 5305 Hohman Ave. Hammond 931-7293 Order in the Court Acting as a court reporter, senior Mary Fis- singer practices her typing skills, while junior Raquel Luera gives her dictation. Fissinger and Knight provide court room assistance in keep- ing the facts straight. mmtooH 8250 Calumet Ave. Munster 836-5464 RESTAURANT Route 30 1-95 Merrillville 464 1 0 738-2666 224 Ads First National Bank of East Chicago Service with a smile Pride is shown on the faces of the employees of first National Bank of East Chicago. When one has financial problems or just needs assis- tance, First National Bank of East Chicago can help. 9175 Calumet Munster 836-2403 American Savings and Loan Association 8230 Hohman Ave. 836-5870 239 Ridge Road Munster 836-1585 Sign on the dotted line Making a final signature on a loan application, junior Lori Anderson checks to make sure Staci Schatz, junior, has filled out the form correctly. American Savings Loan can help out with all financial needs. Center Stage 239 Ridge Road Munster 836-1585 Van Senus Auto Parts 6920 Kennedy Ave. Hammond, 46323 844-2900 2930 Highway Ave. Highland 46322 838-0900 Fixin ' and repairin ' While trying to repair an engine, sophomore Cari Van Senus and junior Erika Frederick find all they need from Van Senus Auto Parts. To fix any auto repair Van Senus Auto Parts is the place to go. Party Liquors and Lounge 3720 Ridge Road Lansing, IL 60438 Store: (312) 895-5525 Lounge: (312) 895-9837 Don ' t Drink and Drive Friendt don ' t let friendt drive drunk Drinking and driving is a serious offense, and junior Kristin Sanek has this in mind as she takes the keys away from senior Ron Cook and friend Joe Soltis. Party Liquors Lounge would like to ensure their customers safety by not driving drunk. 226 Ads V m E2 Welcome World Travel Agency 9228 Indianapolis Blvd. Highland 46322 923-9105 6512 Indianapolis Blvd. Woodmar Shopping Center Hammond 46323 844-2250 ’Round the world in a day Exotic islands, moonlit beaches, and sunshine every day can be made possible through Wel- come World Travel Agency. Sophomore Gina Nicosia and sister Nicole browse through travel information making their plans for spring break. Rubicon Refractories , Inc. 1745 165th Street Hammond 46323 932-4152 Tons of fun Helping produce a better ton of steel at less cost is what Rubicon Refractories, Inc. is all about. Soph- omores Tori Szurgot, Leslie Safran, and Ally Dede- low show their support in steel production. Sift r i ft i J! t ' jot With only $5 to spare, I ' d eat at . . . 1. McDonald ' s 2. Burger King 3. Wendy ' s 4. Shakey ' s 5. White Castle 6. Schoop ' s 7. Munster Gyros 8. Arby ' s 9. Long John Silver ' s 10. Arnie ' s Doghouse " I like Weenies-n-Wings because the food is good and it has a very friendly atmosphere. " Bill Paz, junior " I like Jewel because my friends and I go there to get food for picnics. " Becca Ochstein, freshman ”1 like Pogoda Inn because of the pleasant atmosphere. " Mr. Jay McGee, sociology teacher AdS 227 Larkspur Kennels Breeders of championship German Wirehaired Pointers The versatile hunting dog Breeders: Gina Pupillo and Kathryn Schwer Phone: ( 6 16 ) 944-5873 ( 2 1 9 ) 923-2087 R 1 4968 Union Road Eue Claire, Mi. 49111 923-2087 Thanks For The Memories It ' s been a great year. And if you ' ve been banking at Gainer, you ' ve helped make it a great year for all of us. So whether you choose to continue your education or join us in the workforce, Gainer wants to be part of your future. And we ' ll make some new memories together. i?ronn8ANK Gaining on the future. member FDIC Eurotan 1650 45th Ave. Munster 924-9253 (MJE V Hilrityllng (or Women .. led Mm •033 Euclid A vi. Monitor, Ind. 45321 Solti - 0 (219) 836-1096 S r Colors -N- Coverings 15 Ridge Road Munster 836-8337 Repainting While looking through the selection of paints, junior Terry Kish chooses which one he wants for the new color of his room. For paint, wall- paper, or drapery Colors-n-Corerings can do wonders in making the blandest rooms come alive. 228 Ads Edwardo ' s 7920 Calumet Ave. Munster 836-2010 Famous for Spinach Souffle and fresh Broccoli Stuffed Pizza, fresh salads, pasta and desserts Lunch • Dining • Carryout Impact Travel Service Order by phone 6 1 9 Ridge Road Munster 836-4330 or (800) 882- 1 652 Chicago Tribune ' s: Top Rating for pizza The Frugal Gourmet: " If you want a great pizza go to Edwardo ' s " Meyer Brothers Lawn Care and Landscaping 1529 MacArthur Blvd. Munster 836-3565 Hammond Machine Works, Inc. 5047 Columbia Ave. Hammond, 46320 933-0479 or 768-8877 Consumer Roofing Company, Inc. 6701 Osborn Ave. Hammond 844-9181 Up on the house top Since 1 886, Consumer Roofing has built and re- paired roofs and siding. Alumni Erin and Brian Gluth and seniors Rick Kumiega and Kerry Deig- nan feel that with 101 years under their belt. Con- sumer Roofing serves you right. Ads 229 Compliments of Sachs and Hess, P.C. 5305 Hohman Ave. Hammond, 46321 932-6070 Order in the Court If in need of legal assistance, you can feel confident in the presence of the law offices of Sachs and Hess. Ron Layer, Jim Harris, Bob Hess, Tom Rucinski, and Andy Tanzillo are the associates who are willing to lend a helping hand when professionals in a court of law are needed. SiOMett EiMtoimext Agency 1 649 Bluebird Munster, 923-7683 Certified Driving School 952 1 Indianapolis Blvd. Highland 924-6622 On the road again First hand driving experience gives students the opportunity to test skills learned in the classroom. Certified driving instructor, Nick Voris and sophomore Frieda Martinez from Morton High School hit the road for some ex- tra practice. Milne Supply Company 538 Ridge Road Munster 836-9006 Leaky faucet Serving the public for three generations, Milne Supply has provided kitchen and bathroom supplies for every convenience. Family mem- ber Scott Milne and associate Douglas Mair proudly stand by the family logo. 230 Ads Don Powers Agency , Inc. Real Estate and Insurance 91 1 Ridge Rd. Munster 836-8900 Insure with us For more than 31 years, Don Powers Agency, Inc. has put together complete insurance pro- grams for business and the construction indus- try. We place special emphasis on complete insurance protection for all segments of the business world. Also, the agency offers a full line of life, accident, health, home and auto- mobile plans. Finalizing last minute insurance plans, sophomores Saralie Herakovich and Heather Fesko team up on the best policies. 8840 Indianapolis Blvd. Highland 838-0200 Heed a lift When looking for the car of your dreams, come to Marcus-Auto Leasing to find the per- fect vehicle. Marcus leases everything from trucks and 16 passenger vans to compact cars. L 6}J[ Jeurete 3338 Ridge Rd. Lansing 474-9235 Class ring headquarters 7 1 Cjuidt If I could only watch one show a week, I ' d watch 1 . Cosby Show 2. Growing Pains 3. Moonlighting 4. Family Ties 5. St. Elsewhere 6. Who ' s the Boss 7. Mash 8. Magnum P.l. 9. Cheers 10. All My Children 1. " like the Jetson ' s because cartoon ' s are happening, and they let us escape reality. " senior Dan Colbert 2. " I like 60 Minutes because they ' re good at putting people on the spot. " senior Jeff Florzak AdS 231 232 Ads Inc. Truckin ' When a town or city needs efficient waste dis- posal, Actin is there. Juniors Michele Bartok and Susie Riebe stand ready to help with one of Actin ' s many trucks. 1 102 Columbus Dr. East Chicago, IN 46312 397-5020 or 838-6245 Efron Efron 5246 Hohman Ave. Hammond 46324 931-5380 Legal assistance Accepting a check for his legal services, Morton Efron and daughter Jessica discuss the day ' s schedule. When the need for legal assistance arises, Efron Efron can be counted on for fair representation in civil suits, investments and contracts. Actin Phaze I Hair Designs 2449 45th Ave. Highland 46322 924-7210 A cut above the rest While at Phaze I Hair Designs, Nancy Feldman styles senior Amy Cohen ' s hair Phaze I offers a variety of services for customers, from hair- cuts and manicures to clothing and jewelry. TOTAL PROPERTY SERVICES CUSTOM BUILDING SERVICES! Mr. Build 1607 173rd St. Hammond 46324 845-3440 Custom Building Services Inc. Build with the best Need a custom shaped building constructed with quality and care? If so, do as junior Mark and senior sister Paula Saks do and contact Mr. Build, a leader in quality construction. Munster Lanes 8000 Calumet Ave. Munster 836-9161 1005 W. 37th Ave. Hobart, IN 46342 942-1181 BCPt? LllLLlS esale distributors obacco, Candy, Sundries 524 W. Chicago Ave. East Chicago, IN 46312 397-9040 Ads 233 Best Wishes To The Class of ’87 At Peoples Federal we know how important higher educatior is to your future. Deciding how to pay for that education can be a big decision. Peoples Federal has two loan programs available to students and parents who need assistance. Please feel free to contact a Peoples Federal branch office for more information regarding student loans or other aid. SINCE 1910 Peoples Federal Savings ’ Loan Association ' tub •NMNni LENDER FSLIC MUNSTER, 9204 Columbia Avenue, 836-9690 Irv Lang Insurance Agency, Inc. 2440 45th Street Highland 46322 924-7600 234 Ads Innovative Concepts 5246 Hohman Ave. Hammond, 46320 Go Bears go! Proudly displaying pride in the Chicago Bears, alumnas Jessica Efron and friends represent Innovative Concepts. Innovative Concepts is the place to go when you need recognition, as they sponsor activities including summer foot- ball camps and raquetball tournaments. Maria ' s Hallmark 923 Ridge Road Munster 836-5025 Oh Fudge! Preparation creates perfection as Maria ' s Hall- mark fudge is being made. From cards and T- shirts to fudge and candy, Maria ' s Hallmark offers any kind of gift for every occasion. | 4 k 0 i a ' feet 10 i et My ideal dream date would be . 1 . Bruce Willis 2. Tom Cruise 3. Rob Lowe 4. Jon Bon Jovi 5. Sylvester Stallone 6. Mitch Gaylord 7. Mark Harmon 8. Clint Eastwood 9. Arnold Schwartzenegger 10. Emilio Estevez " Sylvester Stallone is my favorite male sex symbol because he always plays strong hero roles and he has a very muscular body . " Cami Pack, junior " Jon Bon Jovi is my favorite male sex symbol because he is so gorgeous and he has a great voice and I love his songs . " Tracy Silverman, junior i. Heather Locklear 2. Vanna White 3. Cybil Sheppard 4. Heather Thomas 5. Kathy Smith 6. Christie Brinkley 7. Joan Esposito 8. Samantha Fox 9. Jennifer Horton 10. Demi Moore " I like Supergirl because she ' s beautiful . " Naoyuki Miyagawa, senior " Cybil Sheppard is my favorite female sex symbol because she is independent and has nice legs . " Bill Durham, senior Ads 235 The Record Place 2144 45th Ave. Port De L ' eau Plaza Highland 922-8073 Tune in From pop music of " the Cure " to Reggae sounds of " UB40, " The Record Store has the latest in quality music. Surrounded by some of the latest albums, junior Amanda McKinney selects Bon Jovi ' s " Slippery When Wet. " Compliments of Premiere Candy Company For delicious assorted chocolates and chocolate covered cherries candies 604 Hoffman Street • Hammond • 46327 • 932-2400 rico ' s for the finest in Pizza Sandwiches Carry out-Delivery 895-2630 365 1 Ridge Rd. Lansing V 2 block west of State Line Burns-Kish Funeral Home 8415 Calumet Ave. Munster 836-5000 A family tradition If in need of funeral services, Burns-Kish Funer- al Homes can supply comforting assistance. Sophomores Debbie Payne, Jennifer Chevigny, Margo Cohen and Mary Kate Kish show pride in the Burns-Kish tradition. 236 Ads THE MERCANTILE NATIONAL BANK OF INDIANA 11 CONVENIENT LOCATIONS 5243 Hohman Ave., Hammond 3514-169th St., Hammond 7227 Calumet Ave., Hammond 7250 Indianapolis Blvd., Hammond 200 West Ridge Rd., Griffith 915 Ridge Rd., Munster 2012 North Main St. , Crown Point 9770 Wicker Ave. , St. John Indianapolis Blvd. Atchison Avenue Robertsdale-Whiting 7701 Broadway, Merrillville 2409 East 141st Street, East Chicago Phone: 932-8220 Member F.D.I.C Ads 237 238 Ads AJ Express Keep On Truckin ' Got a heavy load that needs to be hauled AJ Ex- press can lend a helping hand. Senior Amy Paul- son, junior Jennifer Paulson, brother Nick, and dog Ginger promote one of the area ' s prominent trucking companies. AJ Express transports com- modities ranging from sand to clay near and far. 6544 Osborne Hammond 46323 845-2100 Coming on strong United Machining Services 5049 Columbia Ave. Hammond 46320 932-1277 Heavy Metal Trying to grind steel to perfection, junior Jim Dryjanski fabricate another circular disc. With a wide range of machining, tools, United Ma- chining Services can do almost any kind of job. Gary Surgical Supply Corp. 9430 Calumet Ave. Munster 836-1 190 Zandstra ' s Store for Men 2629 Highway Ave. Highland 923-3595 Jileaxuic ers Restaurant 9144 Indianapolis Blvd. Highland 838-8000 Superb dining in o pleasant atmosphere 6 pot 5 Where is your favorite place to eat dinner with a pleasant atmosphere ? 1. Shakey ' s 2. At home 3. Chi Chi ' s 4. Gino ' s East 5. Munster Gyros 6. House of Kobe 7. Giovanni ' s 8. Shane ' s 9. Snak’s Park Avenue 10. Harold ' s Club Benihana ... " like watching them prepare my food, " Kandi Crist, freshman Pump Room ... " It is very elegant. You have to dress up and it is a place to take a special person, ” Tiko Patel, senior Ballpark with hotdogs ... ”1 love to eat at any ballpark because I love their hotdogs, ” Nick Autry, sophomore AdS 239 Meyers Development Corporation PO Box 3129 Munster 865-3743 Up on the rooftop For all your building needs, Meyers Develop- ment Corporation is there to lend a helping hand. Senior Tina Meyers, sophomore Renee Meyers and junior Sally Brennan dangle their legs while getting a bird ' s eye view in quality construction. John Hodson Coins 1650 45th Ave. Munster 924-3555 Professional Numismatist Estate Collection Appraisals Coins-Stamps-Autographs A.N.A. Life Member 885 Anderson Motors, Inc. 7944 Calumet Ave. Munster, 836-1272 Making it shine Junior Lori Anderson and sophomore Chris Harding clean up a car before it is sold. Ander- son Motors and Freedom Rent-a-Car offer a variety of cars and vans for every specific need. Vic Szurgot General Contractors, Inc. 4900 Railroad Ave. East Chicago 398-6600 Need a lift When you need a building expert, Vic Szur- got General Contractors, Inc. can accommo- date all your needs. Sophomores Tori Szur- got, Jennifer Bertagnolli, Helena Brasovan and Jeanine Berkqwicz stand proudly with company equipment. 240 Ads , Universal Printing Machinery 10030 Express Drive Highland 46322 924-4217 Piercing it together Producing different parts of machinery, wheth- er the job is big or small, Universal Printing Machinery can get the job done. Representing Universal Printing Machinery sophomores Rich Myer, Steve Cerajewski and John Yukich are ready to help your every machinery need. Ads 2A Root helps you to remember . . . ROOT photographers is the Official Senior Portrait and Yearbook Photographer for Munster High School What does this mean to you? It means . . . Your school has selected ROOT because of its excellence in Senior Portraiture. Its 90-plus years of experience in school photography. Its fine portrait quality and sensible prices. It means . . . Creative senior portrait sittings with extra new and unique poses. FOR FREE! It means . . . Being photographed by a ROOT senior portrait specialist who will capture your true personality in a portrait that will be treasured as a graduation memoir for many years. ROOT photographers 1131 W. Sheridan • Chicago (312) 761-5500 The Finest In School Portraiture 242 Ads 22 years of continuous service Kawasaki • Suzuki • Yamaha • BMW • Motorcycles 6647 Kennedy Ave. Route 51 30 Hammond Merrillville 844-4400 942-0548 HAWrANDY HOME IMPROVEMENT CENTERS Home Improvement Center Munster Lumber Division 330 Ridge Road 836-8600 Res-Com Heating Inc. 7931 New Jersey Ave. Hammond 844-2242 Cooling down While conversing with a client, junior Jodi Clap- man shows the latest in home cooling informa- tion to Tim Maloney. Res-Com Heating will pro- vide the best in heating and cooling systems for your home or business. l i iien iti hot... If you had to wear one thing day in and day out, it would be Bows Boxer shorts Ripped jeans Oversized clothes Tie dye Banana clips Country style clothes Silver jewelry High-tops 10-Button shirts If this was the last thing on earth to wear, you still wouldn ' t wear Plastic headbands Tight jeans Hard Rock Cafe sweatshirts Preppy clothes Ronald McDonald watches Coca-cola clothes Madonna-like clothes Swatches Shirts buttoned to the top Socks over jeans Ads 243 Dr. Gerald I. Zucker • Eyes examined • Contact lenses for children and adults • Keep your " eye " on the Mustang pride! 8144 Calumet Ave. • Munster • 836-1550 Highland Lumber and Supply 2930 Ridge Road Highland 838-1400 Knock on wood Inspecting planks for a new patio seniors Kris Zaun and Mitch Gardberg make sure the boards are the perfect measurements. Whether you need paint, hardware supplies are a simple two by four, Highland Lumber can service any customer ' s needs. A A»my WoRC ORD CESSING INC 8925 White Oak Ave. Munster 923-9673 and 923-WORD Domino ' s Pizza 8349-B Indianapolis Blvd. Highland 972-1757 28 ...27 ...26 ... Expertly tossing the pizza dough, Domino ' s manager Pete Jeschke works quickly and care- fully to make his 30-minute deadline. If you want a mouthwatering pizza in 30 minutes or less with fast, free delivery, give Domino ' s a ring. 244 Ads Calumet National Bank 750 Ridge Road Munster 836-6 1 90 Checks and balances If you ' re tired of the trouble associated with organizing your cash, let Calumet National Bank help you out. With 24-hour access this full service bank makes it easy to manage money, make deposits and apply for small loans. Temple Pharmacy 7905 Calumet Ave. Munster 836-6 1 1 0 Got a cough ? Finding just the right ointment, pharmacist Mr. Jack Klee assists daughter Melissa, sophomore, to find the best remedy. Temple Pharmacy pro- vides a wide range of pharmaceutical needs. TVf Terry McMahon Co., PC Certified Public Accountants 1 640 45th Street Munster 924-3450 109 E. Joliet Street Crown Point 46307 769-3164 It ' i Tax Time Vainly attempting to decipher the new tax laws, seniors Dave McMahon and Adam Och- stein prepare to file a tax return for a prospec- tive client. For reliable, reasonable tax assis- tance, contact Certified Public Accountant, Terry McMahon. Chicago ' s Only Sawmill Since 1922 13651 S. Buffalo Ave. Chicago, III. 60633 (312) 646-1444 Knock on wood Billed as Chicago ' s only sawmill Calumet Har- bor Lumber supply can provide tons of wood in a short amount of time. With 65 years of ex- perience, Calumet Harbor Lumber Company can accommodate any lumber need. Nathan L. Karras Vice President Blunt Ellis Loewi Incorporated Member New York Stock Exchange 9003 Indianapolis Blvd. Highland 46322 972-9300 OT efloia Wxldwrde Delivery • Funeral Design • Complete Funeral Services • Weddings Potted Plants • Helium Balloon Designs HELEN WILLIAMS GARY WILLIAMS Chicago Area Gary Area Nationwide 8201 Kennedy Ave. • Highland, 46322 • 838-1331 246 Ads Ginger Gar 942 Ridge Road Munster 836-1909 Arts Crafts Thinking ahead for Mother ' s day, senior Greg Adams buys a gift for his mother from senior Pat Rau. The Ginger Gar has many different gift ideas for holidays and birthdays. Pepsi -Cola General Bottlers , Inc . 9300 Calumet Ave. Munster 836- 1 800 Catch the spirit " Pepsi, the choice of a new generation. " Catching that Pepsi spirit, second hour year- book staff proves that Pepsi is the pub ' s choice. If you ' re looking for something cool and refreshing to drink, Pepsi ' s the choice for you. ea ki LH.CJ CLUtCLlj If I had only one place to vacation , I ' d head for 1. Florida 2. California 3. France 4. Jamaica 5. Arizona 6. Colorado 7. Hawaii 8. Mexico 9. Bahamas 10. Beach ” Genelefe , Florida. It is the longest and most fully equipped resort I’ve been to. Three 18-hole courses, jacuzzis, clay tennis courts, everything. " Greg Samels, junior " Kentucky , because when you go down there, and then you come back you realize how good you ' ve got it in Munster so I ' d much rather stay in my ‘small town ' . " Lori Jucknowski, junior " New York because it ' s an exciting city with the unmatched theater and fantastic restaurants. " Renee Giragos, senior Ads 247 Booster Club Munster High School Booster Club members provide welcomed support for school athletic teams and organizations , as well as school activities. The club members congratulate the graduating Class of 1987. Mustang 500 Club 7 . David Allen 2. Dr. Leslie Bombar 3. Richard Deignan 4. Jo Dunning 5 . Edinger Plumbing 6. Dr. Henry Giragos 7. Richard Dunning 8. Irv Lang Insurance 9. James Koufos 7 0. Victor Kirsch 7 7 . Pete Largus 12. Don Lee 13. Robert Norton (In Memoriam) 14. James Price 1 i i 248 Ads Sizzler Family Steak Houses 428 Ridge Road Munster 836-9010 Garden hot spats Whether craving a cool salad, fresh fruit or piping hot soup, Sizzler ' s brand new salad bar is the ideal dining excursion. Seniors Kelly Daros and Sheri Fefferman begin to indulge in Siz- zler ' s salad bar chosing another alternative from a juicy steak or a plate full of shrimp. Mr. Mrs. Sharon Apato Mr. Mrs. Spiros Arethas Mr. Mrs. Samuel Asch Joe Marcia Autry Mr. Mrs. Beckman, Jr. Mr. Mrs. Louis Biedron David A. Blaine D.D.S. Mr. Mrs. John R. Blair Brian Terry Board Mr. Mrs. Tom Boy den Dr. Pedro Marta Bukata Dr. Mrs. Cris J. Carlos Jim Joan Cerajewski Dr. Mrs. Phillip S. Chua Mr. Mrs. Richard R. Cook Mr. Mrs. David Creviston Dr. Mrs. Lester Daros Parshotam Dass Mr. Mrs. Kenneth Deal Mr. Mrs. Richard Deignan Brenda Jo Echterling Dr. Mrs. Cirilo Farings Tom Mary Franko Mr. Mrs. Jerome Gardberg Mr. Mrs. Richard E. Gardner Mr. Mrs. Gedmin Richard, Barbara, Scott, Kris Giba Mr. Mrs. Joseph Giorgio Mr. Mrs. R. Leus Gorski Mr. Mrs. L. Grudzinski John Linda Guerra ! Kamlesh Gupta Patrons Dr. Mrs. John Gustaitis Mariann Dean Hall Rita Don Herakovich The Higgins Family Lawrence R. Hindson Mary Dycus-Hindson Mr. Mrs. Keith Huard Ed Arlyne Jacobson Mr. Mrs. Irwin Janovsky Dr. Mrs. Filiciano F. Jiminez Robert Barbara Johnson Dr. Mrs. Jay D. Karol Mr. Mrs. John Karzas Jim Arlene Kender Mr. Mrs. Joseph Kicho Frank Pearl Kish C.B. Knapp Insurance Agency Inc. Mr. Mrs. Mike Konyo Dr. Mrs. Cesar Labitan Mr. Mrs. Greg Luksich Mr. Mrs. Harold Lusk Dr. Mrs. John Maniotes Marvin Diane Mickow Dr. Mrs. John Morfas Mr. Mrs. Don Moskovitz John Mary Lou My beck Mr. Mrs. Richard R. Myer Noel Noel Mr. Mrs. Joseph Novotny Mr. Mrs. Robert C. Nowaczyk Mr. Mrs. Ted Oberc Dr. Mrs. D.A. Patel Mr. Mrs. Wayne Paulson Larry, Shirley, Sherrie, Shiela Sharon Pavol Dick and Helen Payne Pen-Mar Visual Communications Dr. Mrs. Polite Mr. Mrs. Kenneth Reed Mr. Mrs. James Revercomb Mr. Mrs. Tim Ribble Mr. Mrs. Burton Robinson Mr. Mrs. Leonard Rothschild Bryant Carole Rusnak Mr. Mrs. David Ryband Michael Mary Jo Saska Mr. Mrs. C.J. Schmidt Mr. Mrs. James Schreiner Mr. Mrs. Barry Carol Sherman Mr. Mrs. J.A. Sisk a Dave Georgia Sobolewski Mr. Dr. Sorak Dr. Mrs. Mervin Stover Mr. Mrs. Joseph P. Sus John Rose Theis Jr. Dr. Mrs. Tsuyoshi Toyama Sandy Larry Trilli Mr. Mrs. Robert Viviano Mr. Mrs. Stephen H. Vogt Don Jean Williams T. Wytrzyszewski Mr. Mrs. Joe Yukich Mr. Mrs. Raymond Zipko Ads 249 Service with o serving up 45 Abbott. Sara 79. 190 Ac a demi c C ounse i n g Services Inc. 220 Academy of Word Processing 244 Actm, Inc. 232 Adtvttte DMder 6.7 Adams. 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Mchoel 21. 128. 129. 168 Autry, Mck 190. 239 serving up 13 B ’s Babjc . Kenneth 70. 80. 168 Bochan. Deborch 74. 198 Bochand. Mrs Marsha Bodno. AJe 61. 93. 182 Bocmo. Mchoel 10. 50. 51. 83. 138. 198 Bodu. Lisa 61. 64. 122. 130. 132. 142. 190 Bad Things Come In Threes 187 Banbridge. David 190 Bair. Thomas 128. 182 Baker. Dana 77. 168 Bdcer. Gregory 198 Bdcer. Jeffery 190 Baker. Jennifer 65. 66. 190 Bdcer. Lana 109. 124. 125. 160. 163 Bdojee. SoncN 28. 61. 190 Bdeckaftts. Deana 70. 198 BcBca. Clffton 161. 190 BaBca. Pussei 1 19. 148. 149. 168 Batenger Robert 49, 190 BcBou. Mchoel 112. 198 Bdon. Edward 113. 158. 190 Bdon. Helen 97. 168 Bdon. Jde Banos. Jeff 190 Banas. Pad 158 Banner Foods 214 Bcrodzlej. Kevin 137, 158. 161. 190 Barber Mchoel Baretz JuSe 190 Barrea. Melody 168 Bcnlc. Shaun 16. 159. 182 Bart ok, David 198 Bart ok Mcheie 63. 182. 232 Baseball ' 56. 157. 158. 159 Basich. Mcheie. 63. 168 smile Basketball. Boys ' 134. 135. 136. 137 Basketball. Girls ' 130. 131. 132. 133 Bajma)an. Marie 113. 168 Batttsta, Mke 190 Battle of the Bands 38 39 Bowden, Mr James 206 Beach. Melnda 63. 168 Beating the Blahs 54. 55 Becchho. Robert 190 Beckman. Rogan 9. 24. 92. 198 Beckman. Susan 40. 61. 147. 191. 196 Beckman. Wendy 147. 168 Behlng. Ctxtstopher 119. 148. 149. 191 Being a Cooch 161 Benger. Davtd 32. 114. 115. 158. 191 Beiovtch. Joseph 16. 168 Bends. Thomas 198 Bennett. Lynn 191 Bennett. Wbam 119. 149. 198. 199 Beratts. Peter 191 Becbeco. Paul 69. 191 Berbeco. Robert 11. 68. 69. 70. 71. 168 Beres. Jennifer 13. 66. 191 Beres. Joseph 168 Bericowlcz, Jeanine 19. 79. 190. 191. 240 Bemat. Richard 198 Bertogno . Jennifer 97. 191. 240 Brter. Ame 51. 70. 191 Biedon. Vincent 191 Bicsen. Jean 211 Big Red Sports 217 Bike Route 221 Btengs. Bronwyn 61. 64. 66. 79. 191 Brttner. Lauen 182 Btockford. Robbie 168 Black mun. Elen 74. 122, 130. 132. 145, 198 Block mun. Timothy 150. 151 169 Btaesmg. Mary 10. 41. 79. 106. 107. 140. 141. 147. 161. 182 Blaine. Gmo 50. 191 Bldne. Jute 21. 24. 50. 60. 169 Bidr. Kathleen 1. 198. 199 Blatnlca. Oaudne 106. 198 Blatnlca. Scott 159. 169. 219 Bie«c Soda 66. 182 Blunt. Ellis. B Loewi Inc. 246 Bobeck. Christine 70. 81. 125. 169 Bochnowtskl, Mr AJ 113 Boda. Sharon 169 Bodefetd. Brent 137, 191 Boehm. Erica 10. 22. 24. 61. 92. 121. 140. 141. 198 Bogdan. Mary 211 Bognar. Joseph 198 Boguckl. Sandy 169 Bogurri. Robert 112. 198 Bogiml. Robin 102. 169 Bohln. Carl 182 Bohlng. Christopher Bostick. Barry Bowen. Patrick Bowling Club 70. 71 Boyd. Ryan 88. 169 Boyden. Tom 24. 61. 83. 137. 152. 153. 183 Brocket! Russ 29. 56. 65. 74. 8! 169 Brodey. Carolyn 67. 81. 83. 169 Brdcebi. Scott 52. 183 Brasovan. Helena 191. 240 Brouer. Christopher 198 Brauer, Pat 183 BradV Mrs PhyBs 19. 209 Brenman. Jeremy 52. 53. 64. 112. 198 Brennan. Saly 6! 78. 79. 83. 120. 141. 183. 219. 240 Brennan. Sean 14. 63. 183 Breaker. Jamie 54. 183 Brietzke. Lacra 198 Broadwel. Dr Anthony 207 Br Oder sen, Tim 16. 24. 169 Brom. Ann Brooks. Carrie 170 Brous. James 191 Brown. Larissa 64. 198 Brozovtc. Mchoel 113. 183 Brtos. Jennifer 77. 88. 183 Bryan ' s Florist 246 Bryant. Chris 137. 158. 198 Bryant, Darren 183 Bryant. Steve 170 Bucko. Theresa 211 Budget Sign Shop 222 Bugajske. Debbie 122 Bdrata. Latra 67. 198 Bukata. Pablo 24. 30. 40. 67. 69. 114. 142. 152. 183 Bukorovtc. Natasha 65. 98 Bukowskl. Davtd 11 Bunny s Beauty Salon 214 Buono. Deborah 74. 191 Buonomo. Ann 183 Burbich. Mrs Elaine 209 Berger. Jeff 74. 183 Bums-Osh Funeral Home 236 Bdson. John 81. 170 Bushwocker ' s 220 Buyer. Jason 1 14 Buyer. Paul 56. 74. 15! 170. 198 Cabrere. Jerry. Cooch 152. 153 Cabrera. Jerry 13. 55. 153. 83. 189 Cabrera. Larry 152. 191 Cak. Catherine 77. 170 Cal. Beth 191 Caldron. Denise 183 CaBgan. Mke 183 Calumet Construction Corporation 220 Calumet Habor Lumber 246 Calumet National Bank 245 Camire. Martin Camire Noel 19! 198 Campbel. Donovan 183 Campo. Carlas 183 Cantu. Alfredo 191 Cardenas, Eunice 65. 66. 183 Carlos. Carios 137. 191 Carlos. Iona 191 Carlo . Victor 137. 191 Carlson. Jennifer 198 Camogey. D Jay 112. 198 Carrara. Christina 191. 70 Carrol. Kathryn 191 C ashman. Jeremy 191 Casper. Christopher 137. 191 CSC 61 Center Stoge 226 Cera)ewskl. Steve 113. 138. 19! 241 Certified Driving School 230 Cha. Groce 28. 6! 191 Champion. Commute 52. IBS Chang. Gene 6! 97. 114, 191 Chercroun, Tammy 64. 199 Cheerleaders 106. 107 Chen. James 6! 67. 199 Chen. Lisa 6! 64. 191 Chen. Thomas 199 Chess Team 68. 69 Chevigny. Jenna 15. 122. 132. 19! 236. 145 Chevigny. Julanne 6! 67, 106. 107. 144. 145. 183. 189 Cdoo. Dan 183 Cdoros. Anthkiy 191 Chrtstopoulous. Anna 183 Chromchk. J. 211 Chronowskl, Christopher 63. 183 Chronowskl. Mcoei 83. 170 Chua. Emly 170 ChuGfitd. Ayesha 183 Oesar. Heather 183 Ciesar. Mcheie 183 Clpich. Joseph 128. 190 Clplch. Paul 134. 135. 137. 162. 170 Clpich. Robert 199 aty Sales. Inc. 233 Qapman. Jod 7. 76. 183. 185. 222. 243 Dark. Brent 199 Claric. M. Nelson 94. 209 Clark. M Phi 208 Oari. WBam 183 Class Executive Councils 61 Ctaustre. Amy 64. 199 Clememts. Joann 63. 77. 183 Cloeve. Mark 170 Clothing Ins and Outs 243 Clubs Divider 58. 59 Cohen. Amy 170. 233 Cohen. Daniel 191 Cohen. Margo 55. 6! 19! 236 Cdakovts. Mck 191 Cdbert. Dan 74. 103. 170. 231 Cobert. Richard Cole. Cindy 199 Cotors-N-Coverings 228 Commercial Auto and Truck Supply 222 Community Play 36. 37 Competitive Ufe 66. 67. 68. 69 Computers 50. 51 Comstock. Crdg 191 Concert 38. 39 Codey. Kim 199 Connor. George 183 Conner, Mcheie 25. 63. 183 Conover. Bobbi 199 Consumer Roofing Company 229 Cook. Mrs Karen 60. 209. 215 Cook. Patrick 199 Cook. Rany 183 Cook. Rondd 170. 226 Cooper. Cheryl 6! 106. 107. 170 Cooper. Laura 92. 199 Come . Catherine 170. 174 Cr ary. Jomary 60. 6! 183 Crevfcton. Trocy 199 Crist, Cindy 6! 199 Crist. Jeff 1! 191 Crist. Kand 199. 239 Cronenworth. Cookie 211 Cronin. Kely 74. 122. 132. 199 Cross Country Boys ' 1 18. 1 19 Cross County Girls ' 116. 117 Crowei. Angelo 70. 191 Crushed for Time 8 9 Curran. Sean 183 Czapkowtcz. Joe 95. 170 Czapkowtcz. Paul 191 Czapia. Connie 183 Czerwlnskl. Brian 170 serving up 71 Dadsten. Karyn 109. 125. 191 Dance Club 52. 53 D ' Angelo. Marc 170 Darnel. Brian 191 Ddos. Kely 170. 249 Darrtngton. Amy 109. 199 Darrow. LesSe 1. 64. 199 Dam. Mrs Kathy Dauksza. Brian 191 Davidson. Jock 149. 191 Davis. Victoria 70. 199 Ded. Mark 137, 199 Ded. Mark 137. 199 Deboe. Dcfc 191 DeChantd. Denise 170 DeChantd. Lym6! 183. 189. 213 DeCota. Lisa 199 Dedelow. ABson 227 Dedelow. Brandy Dedelow. Jenny 6! 141 Deem, Wendy 183 Deignan. Kerry 14. 22. 33. 35. 54. 60. 66. 8! 170. 229 Deignan, Owen 137. 191 DeReamer, Tamara 6! 183 Deren. Rebecca 67. 106. 199 DeRdf. Amy 63. 170 DeRdf. Rtto 211 Dettman. Denise 102. 170 Deutch. Jeffrey 70. 199 Deutch. Mcheie 56. 170 Diamond. Eric 93. 183 Dickerhoff. Suzanne 6! 64. 98. 183 Diezl. Christine 199 DBard. Alan 191 Dion. Kevin 83. 183 DBon. Tm 113. 191 Dmttroff. Darcie 67. 183 Dingo, Crtssy 99. 102. 154. 183 Dinner with an atmosphere 239 Diplomatic Ufe 6! 62. 63. 64. 65 Distributive Education Clubs of America (D€CA) 62. 63 Djddjevich. Daniel 183 Dodd. W»am 170 Ddatowski. Jeffrey 191 Ddatowski. Ryan 199 Dombrowski, Donald 112. 199 Domrtk. Demse 199 Donovan. Jod 199 Donovan. Lon 137. 170 Donovan. Tracy 183 Don Power Agency. Inc. 231 Dorsey. Steven 63. 70. 170 Drogomer. Mary 60. 170 Dragomer, Robert 70. 199 Drogos. Jason 113. 157. 191 Drogos. Usa 191 Drogos. Mck 112. 202 Dryjanskl. James 15. 183. 239 Drzewlecki. Robin 19! 217 Drzewtecki. Tammy 170 Ddany, Kimberly 199 Dumaresq. Adam 74. 199 Dunn, Kristi 6! 170. 213 Dunn. Laura ! 64, 79. 122. 199 Duran, Christine 63. 170 Durham. Wbam 24. 170. 235 Durta. Bryan 170 Durta. Rodney 199 Dwenger. Matthew 19. 170 Dye. Jay 183. 222 Dywan. Christopher 112. 113. 183 Dywan. Usa 116. 147. 183 serving up 23 East. Eric 65. 200 Echterlng. Brodey 5. 1! 66. 70. 170 Echtedng. Mchoei 105. 170 Eckhom. Dervse 116. 117. 147. 169. 170. 174 Edngton. Mr John 209 Edngton. Johnna 172 Edwardo ' s 229 Efron Efron 232 Eldridge. Gary 17. 11! 112. 113. 149. 183 EBson. Thomas 10. 55. 138. 191 Elman. Mrs Undo 209 Etwood. Paul 200 Engle, Timothy 66. 191 Engstrom. Mrs Helen 66. 96. 182. 209 Edow. Dawn Ensley. David 96. 183 Erickson. Mchoel 183 Ethnic and Church Youth Groups 56. 57 Etienne. Domed 113. 191 Etter. Barbara ! 122. 200 Etter. Wendy 183 Eurotan 228 Ewing. Beth 191 serving up 107 serving up 82 Fabian. Diana 109. 200 Fabian. NatcBe 172 Fabdak. Richard 63. 183 Focufty 208. 209.210.211 Fdashett. Poiama 2. 200 Fdascettl. Anthony 191 Fall Play 28. 29 FaHisl. Klmberty 25. 62, 63. 172 Family Outings 56. 57 Family Vision Center 217 Fandrel. Robin 13. 54. 60. 6! 67. 79. 100. 183 Farinas. Mark 200 Fariss. Jennifer 63. 183. 224 Favorite female sex symbols 235 Favorite male sex symbols 235 Favorite movies 222 Favorite spring break hoi spots 247 Favorite TV shows Feeney. Jim 65. 200 Feeney. Mke 92. 172 Fefferman. Andrea 9. 66. 79, 92. 200, 218 Fefferman. Sheri 60. 10! 164. 172. 249 Fehring. Usa 2. 16. 79. 191 Feftzer. Jeff 191 Ferguson. Rhonda 109. 191 Fesko. Donald 6! 106. 107. 137. 200 Fesko. Heather 55. 67. 8! 19! 231 Fiegie. Usa 64. 200 Flegle. Mcde 62. 63. 183 Fierek. Tom 1! 83. 113. 183 Ftnwal, Mcde 8! 172 First Impressions 108. 199. 200. 20! 202. 203. 204. 205 First National Bank of East Chicago 225 Ftssinger 8 Knight. Inc. 224 Ftsskiger. Mary 63. 70. 172 Fttnes Craze 126. 127 Rx. M Doug 66. 108 Flaherty. Brittany 191 Fleck. Loecnne 64. 200 Fleming. Kathryn 6! 191 Flckenger, Keri 12. 77. 200 Florczak. Jeff 6! 69. 172. 231 Flynn, Daniel 183 Football 110. 11! 112. 113 For a limited time only 6. 7 Forburger. Patrick 200 Foreign Language 64. 65 Forett. Christopher 191 Foret! Barbie 28 Fort. Mr Gene 208. 215 Fortener, Cassandra 25. 62. 63. 183 Fortener. Mr Don 209 For the very first time 203 Fortin. Vlctd 66. 118. 119. 138. 191 Four down more to go 1 77 Four feet tall 160 Four -leaf clover 1 74 Four play 178 Four score and seven 171 Fox. Ricky 113. 183 Frandskovich. Karla 191 Frandskovlch. Stocy 76. 77. 105. 183 Frank. Mchete T 183 Frankln. Mr Dave 147. 209 Franko. Aaron 113. 19! 197 Franko. Deena 6! 108. 122. 198. 200 Frankovtch, Amy 19! 193 Frankovtch. Jennifer 80. 8! 84. 183 Fraser. Amy 49. 50, 53, 125. 147. 191 Fraser. Jennifer 108. 109. 172 Frederick. Erl a 74. 183. 226 Freshmen 198. 199. 200. 20! 202. 203. 204.205 Frigo. Melsso 200 Fromm. Eten 35. 172 Frost, John 200 Fdkerson, Tyrah 8! 172 Full service 98. 99 Fun classes 100. 10! 102. 103 Fun dances 40. 41 serving up 104 £r$ Godzda. Meredth 172 Gailmard, Eyecore Associates 221 Gamnard. Ryan 96. 19! 195. 221 Gainer Bank 228 Galewskl. Usa 172 Goto. Robert 172 Galocy. David 173 Galvin. Johanna 9. 6! 79. 92. 125. 200 Gambetta. Katheryn 191 Gardberg. Michel 60. 83. 88. 173. 222.224 Gardberg. Mcote 79. 192 Gardner. Gretchen 83. 102. 122. 123 163. 164. 173. 220 Gary Surgical Supply Corp. ! 239 Garza. Sad 112. 200 Garza. Tod 63. 183 Garzlnskl. Raymond 192 Gavrita. Marceia 192 Gavrlos. Yvonne 192 250 Index Gedmin. Jason 54. 128. 129. 192 Gentry. Ryan 99. 183 Georoe. Dan 112. 137. 200 Gerdt. Kevin 137. 200 Genhnan. Jennifer 64. 66. 79. 144. 200.220 Gerjon. Jeff 128. 200 Ghrtst, Tim 74. 200 Gtannlnl. Arthur 192 Gtannmi. Brian 113, 173 Gtoa. Scott 112, 158. 200 Gtobs. WBam 119. 137. 149. 201 Gifford. Amy 154. 192 Gifford. Dennis 64. 70. 71. 173 Gi. Mchele 65. 201 Gfl. Timothy 201 GU. Trtcla 173 GOam. Charles 112. 173. 201 Gbarn. Cloy Ginger Gar 247 Giorgio. Robert 173 Gkogos. Renee 60. 81. 173. 247 Girts Timing Organization 109 GkxJsh. David 112. 139. 173 Giodtth. Donna 77. 113. 192 Glass. Deborah 98. 183. 187 Gleason. Mcoie 201 Glendening. Aftson 201 Giendening. Brod 128. 149. 192 Glendening. Unette 19. 201 Glennon. Jeffery Glennon, Susan 57. 196. 192 Gioff. Christian 74. 79 Gtoff. Christopher 30. 31. 33. 34. 74. 79. 84. 172. 173. 183 Gluth. Amy 77. 89. 183 Gluth. Randal 83. 128. 129. 173 Gom. Eric 183 GokJasJch. Laura 63. 142. 184 Golden. Rob 74 Goidschnkl, Lena 211 Goidyn, Sheryl 64. 201 Golf, Boys ' 150. 151 Golf Girls ' 120. 121 The Golf Locker 222 Go ubiew i. Nda 64. 77. 109. 184 GoUbiewski. Mrs Pat 209 Gonce. Mss Marge 209 Gont. Rory Susan 91. 201 Gonzales. Mark 137. 192 Gonzales. Rebecca 184 Goodrich. John 53. 192 Gordon. JuSe 201 Gonkl. Ju«e 83. 184 Gossler. Eric 192 Gozdeckl. Mchael 83. 150. 173 Gozdeckl. Nancy 40. 61. 62. 64. 66. 121. 192 Grabski. Joanna 184 Graduation 46. 47 Grody. Anthony 63. 113. 184 Grady. Robert 112, 201 Granock. Mode 121. 184 Graves. Mr Jeff 68. 69. 70. 71. 189. 209 Gray. McheSe 201 Grtolc. Mtea 125. 184 Griffin. Mrs Thelma 209 Gronek. Karen 83. 173 Groff. Ms Martha 209 Gross. Christopher 74. 184 Group Work 96. 99 Grfcovtch. Brian 201 Grskovtch, Greg 99. 173 Grudzmskl. Randy 113. 143. 173 GTO 109 Guadango. Jason. 112. 201 Gudand. Juanita 205 Guerra. John 119, 184 Guerra, Mchael 113. 192 Gdden. Mrs Ann 209 Gddottl. Greg 192 Gupta, Anjal 192 Gupta. Raymond 66. 69. 83. 114. 184 Gust. Jennifer 66. 109. 125. 192 Gust alt us, Mchoel 74, 113, 173 Guttenez. Mchael 184 Guyton. Wode 64. 201 Guzkx May 173 Guzkx. Andrew 192 Gymnastics 140. 141 serving up 107 Hoas. Mr Dennis 112. 138. 161 Haddan, Mchoel 201 Hojduch. Ray 63 Hale, Steve 173 Hal. nary 11.64.66. 184 HcAm. Mcnele 192 Hamfton. Amanda 4. 69. 82. 83. 184 Hammond Clinic 223 Hammond Mochme Works Inc. 229 Han. Eleen 74. 86. 192 Han. Richard 61. 149. 201 Hanas. Anthony 9. 10. 113. 173 Handy Andy 243 Hanes, oma 55. 61. 192 Hanes, Kristen 55. 182. 184. 219 Hansen. Erik 148. 149 Hanus. Dianne 122. 123. 132. 154. 173 Hanusm. Kevin 201 Hardng. Cfvts 64. 111. 113. 192. 240 Hardng. Joseph 173 Hardng. Pod 86. 113. 152. 184. 185. 221 Harie. Holy 81. 95. 106. 107. 173. 218 Harrington. Chris 198. 201 Harrison, Jim 114 Hart. Angela Hastings. Mrs Nancy 80. 83. 209 Hatfield. Eric 112. 201 Hatmcfcer, Mchoel 96. 184 Hauer. Karen 201 Haver stock, Mr Art 93. 208 Hawkins. Ms Beta 209 Hawkins. Morgan 64. 201 Hayden. Beth 64. 192 Heldy Jason 201 Heimermarm. Christoph 65, 70. 173 Helms. Barbara 34. 66. 67. 81. 184 Hemingway. Sandy 56. 173 Hentea. Irina 201 Hercfcovtch. SaraSe 19. 32, 50. 61. 64. 79. 121. 192. 231 Hernandez. Beth 70. 201 Hesek. Kimberly 122. 154. 193 Hess, Ms Undo 48. 206. 207 Hess. Steve 61. 66. 114. 192 Hesterman. Jeff Heuer. Robert 184 Higgins. Susan 29. 30. 31. 33. 50. 55. 61. 66. 81. 106. 107. 184 Highland Lumber and Supply 244 Unds. Wmberty 201 Hinds, Mchoel 62. 63. 173 HJertqdst. Jennifer 201 Ho. Victor Hobbles 50. 51 Hoch. Mary Jo 64. 173 Hodson. Tara 192 Hoekema. Mary 74. 201 Hoekema. Timothy 184 Hoffman. Daniel 192 Holidays 24. 25 Holland. Brian 158. 199. 201 Holland. Julie 61. 173 Holler. Diana 40. 57. 64, 70. 83. 92. 173 Hollis. Daniel 110. 111. 112. 113, 143. 158, 173 Hollis. Tammy 24. 54. 61. 79. 106. 147. 192 Holloway. Daniel 70. 192 Hoimberg, Mr. Richard 29. 209 Horvath. Mrs. Maria 209 Holt. Henry 184 Holton. Eric 74. 114. 128. 151. 201 Holton. Sara 9. 175 Homans. Kevin 192 Homecoming 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23 Hoogeveen. Andre 175 Hoogeveen. Eric 192 Hoogewert. John 201 Houston. Dawn 192 Howerton. Robin 63. 184 How Rooms Ftt Personalities 50. 51 How To Be a Fan 142. 143 Huang. Irene 184 Huang. James 184 Huard. June 64. 106. 200. 201 Huber. Kart 201. 203 Hkiddeston, Oxxh 53. 201 Hudec. Thomas 74. 184 Hughes. Kathryn 74. 125. 192 HfcJett, Amy 39. 147. 192 Hulsey. Ken 192 Hunt. M Dick 132. 209 Hurley. Robert 112, 201 Hutsenpier. Scott 184 Hybiak. Daniele 77. 192 serving up 10 Strides. John 63. 175 If you hod to eat one thing 219 If you won the lottery 214 Ignacio. Marclei 9. 184 Impoct Travel Service 229 Ingram. Mchele 175 Innovative Concepts 235 Irv Lang Insurance Agency 234 Itoh. Chie 74. 193 Iwochlw. Jerry 175 serving up 47 Jaboay, Laurie Jabaay. Usa 74 Jocobs. Lie 77. 90. 94. 98 Jacobsen. Qnthia 125. 193 Jam. Am 67. 68. 69 Jdn. Veena 67. 81. 83. 175 Jam. VIJay 69. 184 Janovsky. Barry 63. 184 Jonusonls. Jennifer 125. 145. 193 Janet. Kirk Jansen. Kristin 53. 175 Javate. Emanuel 64, 68. 69. 114, 184 Javate. Rondd 69. 1 14. 193 • Jeenmga. Wendy Jen. George 184 Jen. Mchoel 74 Jeneske. Patrick 150. 175 Jennings. Thomas 185 Jensen. Steven Jepson. M Jon 128. 129. 209 Jerich. Kevin 66 Jimenez. Jolvi 24. 66. 67. 185 John Hodson Coins 240 Johns. Kristen 74. 79. 175 Johns. Thomas 79. 185 Johnson. Mrs Barbara 92. 154, 209 Johnson. Brod 201 Johnson. Darren 175 Johnson. Douglas 185 Johnson. Joquedne 54. 64. 66. 122. 155 Johnson. Jennifer 63. 176 Johnson. Jennifer Johnson. Jode ?6. 77. 106. 185. 201 Johnson. Mchele 5. 32. 56. 60. 79. 174. 175 Jones. Bonnie 175 Jones. Jennifer Jones. John 152. 185 Jones. Kety 109. 125. 175 Jones. Steven 74. 112. 149. 201. 205 Joseph. Mrs Cheryl 208 Jostes. Crts 193 Jucknowski. Lori 63. 185. 247 Jukovlch. Dean 193 Juniors 182. 183. 184. 185. 186. 187. 189 Jurgenson. Karen 89. 185 Just When you think you ' ve seen ' em all 166. 167 Justak. Jeffrey 201 serving up 95 Kodsh. Mrs Jean Kaegebem. Daniel 113. 175 Kdn. Robert Kduf. Elyce 193 Kanlc. David Karnes. Mss Marcia 76 Karol. Stephen 64. 114. 185 Karr. Jim 101. 114. 152. 193 Karr. Martin 193 Karr. Penelope 12. 55. 175 Karras. Eve 24. 83. 175 Karras. George 218 Karulski. Karen 193 Karzas. Lance 99. 113. 175 Kasper. Bryan 152. 193 Katrts. Alexandria Kecman. Sosa 66 Kekman, Lawrence 201 KeBman. Richeie 16. 201 Ketoough Jennifer 193 KeSams Metssa 62. 175 Kemp. Robert 113. 193 Kender. Darlene 60. 61. 122. 193 Kennedy. Mke 74. 201 Keown. Rhonda 109. 193 Key Markets 2 1 7 KJcho. James 193 Kicho. Joseph 185 KJdch. John 70 lOeft. Joquelne 53 Wettyka, Andew 201 Kielytka. Thomas 83. 175 Kljuma. Nataie 175 KJgore, Charles 70. 193 KHIIng Time 14 Kim. Helen 66. 185 IQm. John 61. 64. 201 Wm. Paul 201 Wm. Sharon 14. 193 King, M. Jack 89. 209 King. Joshua 70. 83. 185 KJrindc. Yesna 193 Kb. Matthew 201 Kisei. Joseph 193 Kish, John 201 Kish. Mary Kate 64. 193. 236 Kish. Terrance 34. 79. 83. 185. 214. 228 Kbzenla. Christopher 201 KJdch. John 193 Klee Metssa 91. 193. 245 KJoeckner, Brenda 64. 201 Kloeckner. Mchoel 175 Knight. James 112. 201 Knight. Joseph 19. 113. 182. 185 Knbh. M Dave 136 Kobe. Jeffrey 26. 46. 67. 68. 69. 81. 175 Kocd. Gregory 74. 201 Kocd. M Lawrence 207 Kocd. Scott 175 Koch. James Koepke. Debbie 57. 63. 185 Kolas. Bob 118. 119 Konkoly. Steven 193. 194 Kontos. Thomas 67. 201 Konyu. Mchoel 194 KOO. Jenny Kortenhoven. Christie 175 Kortenhoven. John 194 Kosenko. Sarah 1. 38. 64. 66. 79. 109. 201 Kotsb. Stephani e 194 Kounels. Toda 83. 132. 186 Kozak. Maria 56. 175 Kozak. Trode 125. 194 Kozanda Ctvbtme 74. 194 Koziatek. Kimberly 185 Kozlatek, Trode 95. 106. 201 Koztowskl. Joyce 182. 185 Editor-in-Chief Amy Paulson Managing Editor Mary Myer Copy Editor Tim Lusk Colleen Murphy, assistant Photography Editor Carolyn Bradley Elana Stern, assistant Layout Design Staff Sally Brennan Tricia Camino Kristi Dunn Academics Editor Colleen Murphy Assistants Stacy Franciskovich Laura McGill Organizations Editor Kristin Sanek Assistants Terry Kish Renee Maxin Jen Paulson People Editor Lisa Dywan Assistants Amy Cohen Linda Wolf Sports Editor Beth Stover Assistants Tom Boyden Toula Kounelis Brendan McCormack Mike Mertz Student Life Editor Laurie Lieser Assistants Jenny Dedelow Amanda Hamilton Kavita Patel Paula Saks Business Manager Mitch Gardberg Advertisements Editor Eve Karras Assistants Lori Anderson Jen Moser Staci Schatz Kris Zaun Photography Staff Head photographer Tom Kieltyka Photogs Tom Arcella Randy Cook Tom Fierek Randy Gluth Tina Nowak (First semester) Elana Stern Don Yang Adviser Mrs. Nancy Hastings Index 251 Koaowski. Jud 182. 185 Krafr Joseph 66. 70. 194 Krdj. Dejon 26. 48. 81. 194 Krdj. Goran 7. 152. 153. 175 Krameric. Laura 185 Kroydck. u»a 14. 132. 133. 146. 194 Krevttz. Aron 16. 26. 99. 175 Krieger. Adam 194 Knjsinowskl. Robert 63. 185 Kurrtega. Klmberty 77. 194 Kumtega. Rick 175. 229 Kunkel. Karen 2. 13. 35. 67. 81. 109. 194 Kdas. Saly 211 Kwak. Aeri 64. 201 Kwok. Slnoe 64. 194 Kwasny. Jeffrey 60. 222 serving up 59 v$ labrtan, Catherine 60. 64. 81. 106. 162. 175. 218 Ladd. M Gregg 33. 34. 78. 80. 81 Lodwlg. Brian 201 LaBch. Mchoel 201 lamantta. Marcia 67. 79. 98. 185 lamantio. Nancy 175 Lamaster. George 147 Lambert. Mr Don 116. 147. 209 Lambert. Roscfyn 146. 166. 175 Lander. Eric 201 Langenberg. Robin 175 Longer. Mchoel 53. 201 LaReau. Mr Pad Larkspur Kennels 228 Larson. Shawn 201 Loses. Dan 64 Laslcs. Ian 69. 201 Laskowsid. Trocy 74. 201 Lawson. Wendy 176 Lecas. Euglnlo 64 Lee. Darin 176 Lemon. Mrs. Undo 208 Lenin. Becky 67 Lesko. Karen 2. 65. 70. 74. 185 Lesko, Robert 26. 64. 65. 70, 74. 80. 81. 176 Levan. Mktroei 176 Levin, Rebecca 64. 201 Levy. Gary 68. 69. 70, 71. 185 Lewis. Mr. Kent 63 Lewis. Jennifer 201 Lewetten, Juke Uakopoutos. Christian Uakopoutos. Eugenia 176 Uchtte, John 74 Ueser. Laurie 176 Life Is not a Spectator Sport 58. 59 Liming, Tracy 50. 61. 201 Urm ane. Trocy 185. 206 Little Caesar s Pizza 233 Lively. Tba 185 Livingston. Karen 12. 176 Livingston. Ke y 56. 190 Livovtch. M Mchoel 207 LAM Jewelers 23 Lomey. Chnstme 64. 202 Long. Dyron Loomis Cycle Sales. Inc. 243 Loprtch. Darnel 190 Lorenz. Brian 60. 176 Lorenzi. Neal 11.63. 185 Lorenzo ' s Pizza 215 Lovasko. Joe 70. 185 Love m the afternoon 12 Luera. Roquel 11. 185. 224 LdtHch. Jennifer 102. 176. 218 LdcRch. Thomas 137. 166 Luna. Patricio 9. 14. 125. 202 Lima. Ricardo 185 Lusk. Timothy 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 176. 215 Lyixftovsky. Derr 176. 218. 222 Mock. Ncoie 194 Mockanos. Susan 202 Mogrames. James 113. 156. 157. 159. 185 Mcfca. Deborah 67. 70. 194 Malnski. Mss Paula 125. 160. 208. 209 Mancban. Jonathon 185 Manlotes. Andrew 138. 194 Manlotes. Sam 176 Mam, Eric 202 Manns. Dawn 202 Marchand, Todd 93. 176 Marcus Jewelers 219 Mardl Gras Dance 40. 41 Mards. Joseph 194 Marta ' s H allmar k 235 Martno. Marto 176 Martnot. Sophia 194 Markovich. Mcoie 64. 194 Marlowe. Ronald 186 Mcrnnate jo , Michelle 186 Marsh. Chris 113 Marsh. Mr. Leroy 110, 112. 113, 209 Marshak Frederick 26. 186 Mart-Webb. Mrs. Alyca 209 Masepohl. Scott 186 Mason. John 11Z 137. 202 Mastey. Trad 202 MatasovskJ. Pal 104 Mateta, M 176 Matlhews. Jm 202 Matthews. Roquel 29, 77. 176 Mattingly. Randy 186 Mattson. James 194 Mavronldes. DanieHe 186 Maxln. Uso 64. 202. 205 Maxln. Renee 77. 78. 83. 186 Mazur. James 202 McCain. Kathleen 194 McCarthy, Arm Marie 194 McCormock. Brendan 83. 100. 137. 152. 186 McCormock. K at hleen 211 McCormick. Steven 176 McOelght. I ». Bana McGee. I . Jay 209, 227 McGtk. Laura 61. 186 MclOnney, Amanda 7. 77. 79. 186. 236 McMahan. Elaine 176 McMahon. David 83. 163, 164, 165. 176. 246 McMcmon. Steve 163. 186 McMahon. Terry 246 McNary, Stephanie 194 McShanes 215 McToggart Kathleen 194 Medynrty. Uso 55. 202 Medynsky. Teresa Menta. VWta 202 Memta, vietta 64. 65 Metoy. Bf 112. 138. 186 Melon, Mchoel 83. 186 Metric. George 66. 114. 186 Mendoza, S xa211 Merc a n We Bank 237 Merrick. Robert 128. 129. 190. 194 Mertz. Mke 61. 82. 83. 186 Meyer Brothers Lawocare and Landscaping 229 Meyers Development Corporation 240 Meyer. Mrs Heiga 65. 208 Myers. Renee 38. 194. 240 Meyers. Tina 240 Mcenko. Mke 9. 128. 129. 186 Mchoeh. Jon 202 Mchei. CtrxJy 32. 60. 76. 77. 79. 186 Mtekel. Charles 186 Mckow. Marvin 81. 82. 83. 101. 176 Mk - American Maiiers Inc. 218 Medema. Amy 64. 194 •xWda. Harry 202 NWcaian. John 186 i rdajczyk. Cynthia 132. 154. 194 Mkrut. Don 22 Mkrut. Kenneth 128. 202 Mtes, Dean 186. 187 Mker. Mchoel 202 Mker, Mr CMs 209 Mker, Robym 202 Mtes. Marc 202 NWne Ph«p 152. 194 Wktne Supply 230 Mkrer Dunn 224 MW Mog 48, 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57 Mbtz. Sara 61. 64. 106. 132. 133. 146. 147.202 Mbczak, Amy 186 MKrakts. Afrodti 186 Mitrakis. Patricia 98. 176 Myagawa. Nooyuki 235 Mohluddn. Omar 194 Mohr. Brian 75. 128. 202 MoTrar. Gayle 211 Molnar. Robert 22. 34. 61. 79. 81. 194 Montabano. Renay 194 Moore. David 69. 70. 194 Moore. JBan 141. 194 Moore. Judy 63. 186 Moore. Mchele 17. 28. 176 Morey, Ben 40. 136. 137. 157. 158. 186 Morey. Tom 137. 202 Morfas. David 194 Morgan. Jean 60. 83. 186 Morgan. Kely 125. 194 Moritz. Jeremy 112. 202 Mornings 8, 9 Morning rodk 9 Moms. Robert 127. 158. 202 Moser. Jen 83. 176. 215 Moses. Mched 78. 79. 186 Moskovttz. Mchoel 194 Moskovtsky. Steve 113. 150. 161. 186 Mowttz. Erica 22. 74. 109. 147. 194 Mr Buld 223 Mter, Steve 161. 186 Munster Lanes 233 Mjntean. Thomas 61. 176 Murphy. Coleen 66. 81. 83. 145. 176, 60 Murphy. Katherine 194 Mxphy. Sharon 77. 203 Music 38. 39 Makln. Stacy 176 Mason. David 61. 64. 1 19. 137. 203 Mussatt. Jeft 186 Mjssekrxm. Mr Ed 114. 115. 157. 161. 209 Mybeck. Jeffrey 113. 194 Mybeck. Dr John 207 Mybeck. Kevin 113. 149. 193. 194 Myer. Mary 82. 83. 84. 176. 215 Myer. Richard 26. 89. 137. 194. 241 serving up 29 IM’$ Nafziger. Kurt 194 No bod. Swamy 66. 83. 114. 115. 186 Nagy. Robin 66. 70. 194 Nakamura. Yoko 12. 28, 102. 176 Nat ale. Uso 176 Nelson. Debra Nelson Denise 186 Nelson. Helene 61. 116. 147. 198. 203. 220 New Moon Restaurant 224 News 48. 49 Newton. Briana 176 New Waves 228 Nteholas. Jennifer 194 Mcholas. Metssa 64 Ncosla. Gina 34. 67. 81. 194. 227 Ntetsen. Mchele 177 Nighttime 14, 15 NWewlcz. Cathy 15. 106. 107. 186 Noel. Amela 65. 74. 108. 109. 186 Noel. Morgan 60. 69. 81. 83. 113. 177 Norman. M. Andrew 76. 209 Norman. Kel 177 Novcfc. John 74. 113. 194 Novotny. Bryan 112. 113. 186 Nowoczyk. Kevin 194 Nowak. Christina 83. 85. 177. 215 Nowak. Gregory 61. 186 Nowak. Robert Nowlckl. Aison 186 serving up 31 Js Obenchdn. Jen 109. 124. 125. 147. 194 Oberc. Bryan 194 Obuch. Mchoel 113, 194 Dr. Abroham Ochstem 218 Ochstem. Adam 20. 48. 114. 177. 246 Ochstem. Rebecca 13. 67. 79. 92. 145. 218. 227 O ' Connor. Mchoel O ' Dormel. James 63. 113. 186 Ol. DecOe 64. 177. 194. 215 Ol. Sandra 215 Okawa. Yuko 194 Ojogh. Shka 79. 147 Olesh. Victoria 51. 63. 186 Olmos. Metssa Olmos. Raymond 194 Olmos. Yvette 177 One for the Rood 205 On on On 200 Opatera. Penny 40. 63. 186 Opening Orosco. Mchoel 74 Orassco. Emty 211 Orr. Amee 39. 64. 79 Orr. Scott 70. 194 Orth. Katherine 92 Osgerby. Richard 194 Osmskl. Kenneth 177 Osterman. John 194 Osterman. Richard 194 O ' SuBvan, Brian 177 Outside of School Classes 56. 57 serving up 91 r’s Pock. Cam! 48. 49. 115. 186. 235 Poge. Lisa 203 Pajor. Carolyn 26. 61. 92. 96. 115. 130. 132. 177 Pammtuan. Sean 178 Pamphls. Jasmne 97. 178 Pankey. Christopher 178 Panos. Athena 174. 178 Panos. Ted 113. 194 Panozzo. Marie 147. 159. 186 Pardel. Eric 61. 67. 194 Parianos. Kostas 194 Parker. Eric 55. 74. 113. 194 Party Liquors and Lounge 226 Patel. Chkog 112. 203 Patel. Jay 63. 178. 239 Patel. Kavtta 66. 186 Patl. Ravi 53. 67. 194 Patterson. Uso 186 Pad. Paresh 149. 203 Padson. Amy 81. 82. 83. 178. 215. 219. 238 Podwn. Jennifer 24. 83. 122. 123. 132. 186. 218. 238 Podsor Mck 238 Pavtecevlch. Ando 194 Pavtch. Katherine 186 Pavlovich. LOkxa 125. 203 Pavd. Sharon 17. 61. 132. 133. 142. 154. 195 Pawefco. Charles 137. 159. 186 Payne. Barbars 48. 61. 125. 177. 178 Payne. Debora 61. 125. 142. 195. 236 Payne. Douglas 1 19. 195 Paz. Harold 52. 113 Paz. W»am 161. 186. 227 Peochee-rv-Cream 218 Pearson. Cynthia 39. 101. 122. 147. 186 Reiser Eric 186 People DMder 166. 167 People s Federal Savings 8 Loan Association 234 PepskCola. Inc 247 Pestkas. Chamnam 67. 195 Pestkas. Jenlne 62. 63. 186. 206 Peters. Dawn 186 Petrovich. Mchoel 203 Petrovich. Robert 149. 203 Pets SO. 51 PfVs ter. Mart 112.203 Pftster. Potty 195 Phaz I Hair Designs 233 Phelan. Cara 19. 57. 195 PhAps. Brian 26. 178 Ptmps, John 70. 149. 186 Pierce, Stephen 150. 186 Pierce. Trocy 203 Pletraszak. Mchoel 51. 64, 66. 70. 186 PlrSak. Heather 203 Pinkie. Eric 203 Plsfcda. Amber 203 Pttcdo. Gary 178 Pttkanen. Tkj 38. 147. 186 Planttngo. Mchele 70. 71. 120. 121. 130. 132. 133. 154. 178 Playing Gomes 52. 53 Playing with Numbers 104. 105 Pkjard. Patrick 11. 63. 186 Pokrtfcak. Podette 61. 122. 195 Ponte. Blase 24, 60. 61. 69. 178, 200 Poingue. M George 209 Pomeroy. Roche! 63. 186. 187 Pod. Pamela 125. 195 Pod. Rhonda 32. 66. 106. 177. 178 Popiawski. Laura 203 Porter. Daniel 7. 9. 21. 22. 70. 71. 111. 112. 113. 143. 148. 149. 172. 178 Porter Theodore 137. 203 Potasnfc. Joy 114. 115. 143. 153. 178 Potter Keith 204 Potts. Akson 76. 77. 109. 186. 187 Podston. Doug 204 Powel. Anthony 89. 113. 195 Pramuk. Kurt 203 Premiere Candy Company 236 Premitz. Mrs Pat 94. 154. 155. 200 Presm. Brian 50. 62. 63. 138. 139. 152. 160. 186 Preston. Dr John 29. 195. 206. 207 Price Realtors 217 Private Time 50. 51 Proctor. Roberta 195 Prom 44. 45 Pudo. Dianna 179 Pudo. Edward 70. 204 Pumlck Jeffrey 179 Pumlch. AJlanne 204 serving up 3 Sirs Quasney. Jod 77. 81. 218 Qdnn. Mchele 186 Quote Quiz " Say What? " 210 serving up 72 Iv s Rodosevich. Christine 109. 125. 195 Roduenzei. Caty 79. 186 Rajrowskl. Barbara 74 Rafcowski. Robert Ramierez. Richard 1 13, 186 Ramos. Joseph Anthony 196. 195 Ramos. Roque 149. 186 Raskosky. Ph«p Rau. Patrick 24. 159. 247 The Razor ' s Edge 222 Reoch. Ate 196 Reogan 48. 49 The Record Ploce 236 Redder James Reed. John 61. 113. 151. 195 Referendum 48. 49 ReffkJn. Erin 188 Richard G. ReffWn. D.D.S. 224 Regeskl. Kenneth 202, 204 Remmers. Jennifer 77. 188 RenwoW. Thomas 112, 204 Ret-com Heating. Inc. 243 Revercomb. April 132. 195. 154 Rtode. Rebecca 204 Richardson. Dana 109. 195 Richter. Christian Rico ' s Pizza 236 Rtebe. Suzanne 186. 232 Rtttenmeyer. Kristen 40. 88. 134. 182. 186 Rtttenmeyer. Ncde 29. 54. 66. 81. 83 RMch. Mrs Doma 27 Robbins. Jeanne 154. 186 Robertson. M Ed 113. 209 Robertson. Mrs Ruth 208 Robinson. Klmberty 186 Robinson. Reo 5. 60. 64. 65. 74. 186 Robinson. Renee 57 Rogan. Stafanle 186 Rogers. Amy 195 Roh. Cindy Roklta. Todd 61. 79. 152. 186 Romar. Kathy 59. 65. 66 Root Photographers 242 Roper. Mart 41. 168 Roper. Mke 138 Rosctes. Emly 51. 64. 142. 195 Rose. Kevin Roseen. Eric 26. 128. 204 Rosen. Lisa Ross. Mke 63. 169 Ross. Notate 195 Ross. Mchdos Rossa. Christy 74. 204 Rosso. Demis Rossa. Leta 211 Rosser. Jute 166 Rosrtn. Brian 169 Rothsch4d. Adam 16. 61. 204 RothschkJ, Aison 67. 145. 185. 204 Rovd. Ms Mary Am 209 Roy. Andrea 14. 61. 169 Rubicon Refractories. Inc. 227 Rubin. Scott 114. 195 Rudoff. Bryan 41. 90. 152. 153 Rudoff. Jennifer 195 The Rush 220 Rusnak. Mcoie 40. 61. 67. 145. 195 Russel. M David 208. 209 Russel. Karen 63. 169 Ryband. DeArma 50. 79. 92. 125. 204 Ryband. Jason 61. 113, 138. 139. 158. 195 Rybtckl. Deborah 64, 204. 154 Sabina. Margo 64. 204 Sochs and Hess 230 Sock. Elzabeth 64. 81. 125. 147. 179 SADO 48. 49. 60. 61 Safko. Mchele 61. 122. 146. 147. 204. 220 Safran. Leslie 195. 227 Sakloczynski. Cam8e 61. 122. 187 Saks. Mart 83. 85. 187. 233 Saks. Pada 83. 179. 233 Scfcsa, Mke 112. 204 Saiczak. Mary 211 Same . Gregory 154. 187. 247 Samuel. SdUo 204 Sanek. Krhttn 7. 83. 150. 187. 226 Sarmlto. Tim 142. 187 Santucd. Patricia 179 Santuccl, Vincent 52. 100. 144. 196 Scoggs. Sciy 211 Schatz. Stad 83. 145. 187. 222, 226 Schatzman. M. Thomas 93. 195. 206 Schaum. Jason 112. 128. 204 Scheffel. Daniel 112. 149. 204 Scheffer. Mrs Linda 107. 208. 209 Scheffer. Sean 67. 69. 70. 79. 204 Schelve. Frank 63. 110. 113. 138. 197 Scheive. Joanne 211 Scheuermann. Robert Schter. Tracy 196 Schmidt. Elaine 174. 179 Schmidt. Tina 61. 64. 125. 147. 198. 204 Schnabel. Mrs. Cynthia 209 Schoon. Dave 113. 137. 142 Schoon. Leste 50. 51. 78. 79. 196 Schreiner. Patrick 163. 187. 189 Schroer. Timothy 174 Schuster. Louis 112. 204 Schwartz. Eric 56. 70. 74. 187 Schwartz. Gregg 60. 64. 70. 83. 137. 187 Science Club 68. 69 Scott. Craig 81. 187 Scuba Club 70. 71 Sebastian. Walter 70. 150. 203. 204 Second Time Around 190. 191. 192. 193. 194. 195. 196. 197 Seehausen. Errtte 196 Sefchar. Girl 46. 66. 67. 69. 81. 114. 179 Selg. Becky 19. 67. 188 Selger. Kristi 74. 81. 179 Sees Toni 204 Samchuck. Steven 137. 204 Seniors 168. 181 Sersic Christopher 112. 128. 204 Sersic. Steven 66. 188 Service With A Smile 206. 207 Seward. Mtchei 179 Sfura, Richard 179 Shah. Shefal 66. 188 Shapiro. Karl 64. 66. 79. 204 Sharkey. Vicki 211 Shaver. Christopher 16. 179 Sheehy. Brendan 113. 149. 196 Sheeman. Brian Sheets. W8am J. 66. 112. 204 Sherman. Andrew 7. 33. 35. 149. 179 Sherman. Jonathan 9. 15. 21. 128. 129. 179 Shetty, Rajesh. 66. 69. 70. 114. 188. 205 Shlnkan. Mr Bob 157. 158. 159. 209 Siderts. John 163. 188. 189 SkJersm. WWarn 196 Siebecker. Kristen 12, 20. 33. 34. 61. 81. 116. 130. 132. 188 Sigals. Held E 204 Slverman. Tracy 29. 76. 77. 188. 235 252 Index Skvko. Oncty 61. 130. 132. 133. 154. 179 Simmons. Kip 52. 179 Stmonetto. Kemp 63. 188 Sim . Kcrttryn 5. 64. 65. 74. 81. 179 Sims. Rebecca 27. 64, 66. 79. 147. 204 Simms. Mr . Patricia 209 Sipple. JolviF. 204 Sbkq. Laura 74. 123. 154. 179 Slurek. Brandon 112. 158. 204 Slurek. Brian 55. 188 Skertlch. Join 62. 63. 188 Skertlch. Laura 62. 63. 196 Skov. Robin 204 Skov. Toby 128. 188 Slater. Jule 79, 196 Stathqr. Stacy 196 Slathar. Tlffqrte 16. 77. 196 Sloan. Dirk 113 Slonaker. Mark 11, 63, 180 Slosser. WBqm 74. 180 Smalman. Mr Nancy 207 Smith. Chris 40. 74. 75. 94. 149 Smith. Colleen 180. 188. 200 Smith George 88. 180 Smith. Jason Smith. Mark 204 Smith. Robert 188 Smomskl. Mary 211 Snyder. Vera 211 Snak ' Park Avenue 214 SobdewkH. Curt 61. 64. 112. 113. 137. 158.204 Sobolewski. Mott 38. 50. 51. 60. 61. 119. 148. 188 Soccer. Boy ’ 152. 153 Soderqubt. Pam 65. 186 Soderqubt. Susan 64. 147. 204 Softball 154. 155 Softserve 100, 101. 102. 103 Sohrbeck. Michele 180 Sokol. Afcon 204 Solan. Jason 196 Somenb. Debbie 188 Song. Ma Janice 61. 66. 79. 204 Sophomore 190. 191. 192. 193. 194. 195. 196. 197 Sorak. Phip 64. 70. 188 Sorensen. Leif 69. 196 Spalding. Scott 68. 69. 70. 204 Span gler. Mr Dennis 112 Spangler. Jennifer 122. 204 Sparber. Michel 196 Sparing. Michael 204 Speech and Debate 66. 67 Spejewski. Amy 40. 188 Spenos. Sandy 196 Speranza. David 204 SptryJer Mr Bruce 210 Spirtt Week 26. 27 Spirit Lifters 108 Spitzer. Mr David 100. 200. 210 Spoljaric. Andrew 196 Sporting Life 70. 71 Sport divider 104. 105 Springer. Kimberly 204 Springer. SheSey 64. 67. 70. 196 Spring Musical 34. 35 Spring Play 32. 33 Spudvle. Renae 196 Sri. Ted 81. 82. 83. 85. 180 Storrett Entertainment Agency 230 Starzak. Kimberly 204 Steenson. Terry 112. 204 Sterk s 219 Stem. Ekjna 74. 75. 83. 180 Stem. Mke 138 Stevens. Mchoel 112. 204 Stewart. John 5. 19. 38. 54. 180 Stodola. Rebecca 109. 204 Stone. M Jm Stover. Beth 64. 77. 83. 105. 188 Stover. Laura 64. 66. 79. 99. 204 Strange. Dina 63. 103. 180 Strater. Jeff 39. 60. 67. 80. 81. 188 S trick, Steven 113, 180 Struda . Janie 196 Strus . Cathy 180 Student Government 60. 61 Stugi , Amy 132. 196 Sus. Michele 81. 83. 180 Suter, Leanne 123. 154. 180 Swan. Heather 32. 188 Swanson. Jaime 204 Sward on. Eric 114. 202. 204 Swart, WBqm 188 Swimming. Boys ' 128. 129 Swimming. Girts ' 124. 125 Swtndte. Mark 49. 65. 196 Szafranski. Me hole Szokacs, Jane 204 Szakacs. Paul 180 Szata. Christine 54. 79. 94. 120. 196. 144. 145 Szda. Wmberty 196 Szany. Stacy 53. 64. 109. 188 Szurgot. Tort 61. 67. 79. 196. 227. 240. 145 serving up 56 I ’$ Tablon. Mary 86. 196 Tablon. Napoleon 204 Tan. Lennart 204 Tank el, Alan 196 Toshiro. Emlo 188 Tovtta . Adam 61. 81. 112. 143. 180 Teochers Are People To 208 Temple Pharmocy 245 Tennis. Boys ' 114. 115 Tennis. Girls ' 144. 145 Terandy. Kim 12. 77. 145 Terranova. Vicki 66. 196 Terry ' s Aquarium 214 Tester. Eric 70. 204 Theard. Frank 196 Thett, John 204 TNI. Christy 81. 83. 85. 106. 181 Third Party 185 Third Time ' s A Charm 182. 183. 184. 185. 186. 187. 188. 189 Thoma . M James 210 Thomas. Usa 81. 125. 181 Thompson. Angel 52. 188 Thompson. Arthur 188 Thornton. Mss Carml 122, 123. 144. 145 Three ' s A Crowd 182 T a. Usa 188 Time of Your Life 52. 53 Time Wen Spent 56. 57 TBema. Paul 188 Tippett. Ms. Marls Tltak. Daniel 196 Tobias. Amy 64. 204 Tobias. Scott 25. 181 To Lunch Or Not To Lunch? 10. 11 Tomskl. Tonya 109. 125. 196 Torreano. Gina 109. 196 Torreano. James 113. 188 TadOu. Mary 106. 107. 196 Toth. Carome 74. 104 Trock. Boys’ 148. 149 Trock, Girts ' 146. 147 Tracy. Sheri 204 Trgovtch, Diane 70. 147. 188 TrB. Kevin 60. 134. 135. 136. 137. 150. 181 TrB. Mchoel 113. 135. 136. 137. 196 Triple Play 189 Trippel. Rosanne 34. 35. 79. 98. 101. 181 Trivia Team 68. 69 Tsakopoclos. Angelo 63. 181 Tsktjij. George 181 Tsoutsotzb. Mr Charlene 210 Turnabout Dance 42. 43 Twice The Price 190 Two Heads Are Better Than One 193 Two Sides To Every Story 195 Two- Timing 196 Tweedte. Robert 203. 204 serving up 8 Ulrekl. Mchoel 111. 112. 152. 204 Liman, M Donald 210 Under $5 Dinner 227 LTtderwood. Dr Waloce 207 United Marching Services 239 Universal Printing Machinery 241 Uzebel. Jennifer 62. 77. 88. 205 Uzebe . Joseph 1 12. 148. 204. 205 serving up 37 V s Vde. Patrick 65. 113, 197 Vanator. Rodney 106. 137. 197 Vanderhoek. Jennifer 50. 109. 188 Vanderwoude. Stocy 204 Vane . Eric 189 Vanes. Mchoel 204 Vani» Hair Studio 221 VanOrman. Brenda 34. 64. 67. 81. 197 VanSenus. Carl 74. 77. 197. 226 Vanvoctor. Charlotte 66, 69. 81. B3. B4. 85. 1B1 Vanxyl, Mr . Dorothy. 109. 210 Vasquez. Marta Vaughn. Katherine 204 Vegetable. Christine 62. 189 Velasquez. Marc 112, 204 Velasquez. Mtahoel Vendl. Richard 70. 197 Vermeullen. Ann 211 Vickers, Klmberty 64. 77. 79. 189 Vic Szurgot General Contractor . Inc. 240 Victor. Jennifer 77. 204 Video Tapes 52. 53 Viking Engineering 219 Vb. Douglas 65. 114. 204 VMano. Richard 197 Vladch. Mchoel 11. 62. 63. 101. 189 Vogt. Chris 63. 181 Vohra. Archana 197 Vohra. Joytt 181 Vo k. Jamey 48. 165. 197 Voile ybai 122. 123 Volunteer Work 56. 57 Vrabd. Victoria 64. 204 Vrane evlch. Merrtynn 65. 204 Vrehas. Theodore 189 Vr Jennifer 189 serving up 88 Wochel. Jkn 197 Wochei. Kara 64 Wcfcer. Douglas 119. 148. 149. 163. 189 Walkmans 38. 39 Walsh. Kevin 205 Walsh. Kristin 116. 189 Walter. Kristin 79. 197 warmer jiAe 59. 74. 205 Wambsgan . Mchele 205 Wampier, Jason Wang. Phip 65. 112. 205 Ward. HekJ 63. 189 Warda. Amy 64. 66 79. 205 Ware. Melody 62. 63. 91. 181 . Watson. Annette 211 Watt. Eleanor 211 Weaver. WBam 61. 74. 205 Webb. Mr Alyce 64 Webber. David 113. 181 Webber. Frank 189 Webber. Jeanne 70 Webber. Steven 197 Weekends ' 6. 17 Wem. Karl 189 Dr Howard Weinberg 216 Webs. Mrs Jody 210 Webs, Ms Marsha 80. 210 Welch. Janet 211 Welcome World Travel Agency 227 Welsh. Laua 181 Welsh. Sean 138. 197 Warmer AAe Ann 197 Westerfleld Deearm 205 Wheale. Eleen 205 Wheale. Pamela 63 White. Bly 70. 197 White. Christine 181 Whited. John 25. 63 189 Whiting. Scott 197 Whrteley. Ms Arme 65. 210 Whrteiey. M Tom 90. 101. 121. 210 Whitlow. Cariene 77. 197 Wldnskl. JJte 62. 63. 181 Wtesner. Kirk 112. 205 Wley. Larry 5. 63. 110. 113. 150. 151. 189 wmekn. Jennifer 53. 197 Wire, Charles 152. 197 Wire. Fritz 181 WBqms. Chartsa 59. 60. 70. 189 WBqms. Donaid 65. 66. 70. 74. 79. 189 WBqms. Jason 205 WBams, Karen 197 WBams. Lcxzo 66. 205 WBamson. James 25. 189 Wlson. Carta 63. 181 Wlson. Clarence 206 Wlson. Dan 181 Wlson. Frank 181 Wlson. Kely 206 Wlson. Mchele 181 Winter Play 30. 31 Wiseman. Dartei 197 Wbeman. Vanessa 205 Wisniewski. Mss Annette 89. 210 Wttecha. Gregory 66. 189 Wltham. Kathy 181 Wlttgren. Brigette 211 Wlttkamp. Chris 205 Wlazk Gina 20. 66. 197 Wojckowskl. Richard 25. 63 Wojtkowtok. Brian 181 Wojtowich. Scott 128. 189 Wolak. Monica 189 Wok . Pouine 211 Wolf. Peter 74. 205 Woodmar Anlmol CMc 221 Woodmar Records 226 Woodrick. Ed 112. 148. 149 Wooiridge. Scott 181 Working Out 126. 127 Woznk , James 152, 197 Wrap It up. I ' ll lake It 212. 213 Wrestling 138. 139 Wrobiewskl. M Steve 113. 210 Wrona Beth 59. 60. 64. 70. 189 Wrona. WBam 157. 160. 181 Wiif. Undo 147. 189 serving up 10 Yang. Donald 83. 114. 181 Yarmakopoiios. Martha 197 York. WBam 181 Yerkes. M Jock 113. 210 Yerkovtch, Andrea 205 Yorke. Mrs Mary 91. 99. 171. 195. 210 Young. Matthew 112. 158. 205 Yu. Henry 65 Yuklch. John F 149, 197. 241 Yurattb. Keith 181 serving up 20 Zabrecky. AJan 161. 197 Zabrecky, Marie 211 Zacny. Erica 70. 205 Zoger. WBam 205 Zajac. Amy 80. 81. 83. 181 Zando. Robert 74 Zandstra. Mert 211 Zandstra ' s Store for Men 239 Zaragoza. Mchoel 197 Zcwv Krbtm 66. 83. 181. 244 Zeierke. Mrs Arm 210 Zemattb. Brian 16. 31. 33. 81. 185 Zeman. Andrew 181 Zeman. BB 113. 152. 197 Zlpko. Robyn 197 Zwanda. Robert 205 Zucker. Dr. Gerald 244 Zucker. Mark 200. 205 Zudock. Christine 60. 61. 100 Zygmunt, Benjamin 152. 197 Serving up the technicalities olophon The 1987 Paragon evolved from five anxious editors sitting around a table eating bagels and piecing to- gether a ladder. The " five " snow- balled into 40 staff members ex- hausting their best efforts to do their part for the yearbook, By June 5, maximum capacity was reached when the book was completed and successfully " Over 1200 were Served. " Two hundred fifty six pages of Volume 22 were shipped to Herff Jones Yearbooks in Mont- gomery. AL, where 1000 books were printed. Yearbooks sold for $17 and rose to $20. The staff-designed, lithograph cover is printed in four color. Hand written letters dominate the front cover, while the backbone and Paragon ' 87 are in Avant Garde Book. Using 160 point binders board, the cover was smythe sewn, round- ed and backed, and protected with lamination. The 256 pages were printed on 80 lb. Bordeaux Special paper. End sheets feature process yellow and black inks on a staff design. The opening signature features four-color color photography with a accents in ultra red and process yellow. Division spreads feature ul- tra red accents. The theme pages feature various sizes of Avant Garde Book and italic types. Body copy throughout the book is in 10 pt. Avant Garde with 8 pt. captions. Headline type varies throughout the sections, many featuring hand- set Formatt type faces. Student Life headlines use Avant Garde Book and Book Italic, while the Weekly Routine section features Times Ro- man Bold. The Prime Time mini-mag- azines features Korinna type faces. Organizations uses Caslon and Mis- tral main heads, with Chelsea Light Italic secondary heads. Fall and spring sport headlines used Century Nova main headlines, while winter sports feature Helvetican Shadow. Secondary heads and matching pull quotes are in Korinna or Helve- tica Italic. Academic pages featured Euros- tyle main heads, with Avant Garde secondary heads. The people sec- tion used Helvetica Italic, while the advertising section used Chelsa type with feature heads in Gillies Gothic Light with Universe secon- dary heads. Root Photographers of 1 131 West Sheridan Road in Chicago photo- graphed all faculty and student portraits and most club group shots, while the majority of the candid photos were taken by staff photog- raphers. The staff would like to express our deepest gratitude to Mr. George Kingsley for his guidance; fat-food restaurants to help peak our valleys; (e specially Dairy Queen at 9:59 p.m.); and most of all Mrs. Hastings for her patience and understand- ing, an unforgetable all-nighter (ex- use me, make that all-nighters), and providing a place for us to unleash our most personal vocabulary! Index 253 I Over 1200 reasons to be L aid back ' n loose As the year wound down to o close and the worm oir settled in, students traded in their jeans and sweaters for shorts and t-shirts. Skepticism with politicians surged os the Iran-Contra scandal puzzle was meticulously pieced together in the year ' s most intriguing " whodunnit. " The school opened its gym doors to 305 graduates, their friends and family in a graduation ceremony, peppered with words of wisdom and fond recollections. But as " Pomp and Circumstance " filled the air, students realized their year-long assignment was complete. The blanks had been completely filled over 1200 different, unique ways. By candlelight As they encircle the esteemed " can- dle of truth, " new inductees into Quill and Scroll prepare to light the candle. Quill and Scroll, the international High School Journalistic Honorary, repre- sents leadership and commitment to high school journalism. Hop, skip, and a jump Carefully trying to perfect his dancing, sophomore Thomas Ellison works after school on his moves. Thomas ' hard work payed off as he mastered his footwork for the opening night of “Man of La Mancha. " 254 Closing f Phone first Taking time-out from lunch to call her brother Takashi, senior Yoko No- kamura catches up on the latest Purdue University gossip. Lunch hours and passing periods provided the perfect chance to call friends and family during the day. f The eyes have It Waiting patiently for the Star-Spangled Banner, members of the 400-yard medley relay team and alumnus Champ Merrick show their respect to the flag. The swimmers ' atti- tude changed, however, as they psyched each other up in preparation for their record setting swim. Mm Summertime snooze Sharing his bed with the dandelions, senior Ryan Boyd takes advantage of the warm summer-like day. 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