New Braunfels High School - Unicorn Yearbook (New Braunfels, TX)

 - Class of 1984

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164 216 People Closing In The News E IA W., IL!! is W 5 P5 . . M , ,, 'B n-.I In the News . . . Lot of ffNews'9 August issues of the local newspaper were filled with reports of scholarship win- ners, Harris poll ratings, and the process of selecting a new superintendent. As the first day of school approached registration times, appointments for pictures, and prac- tice times for activities were publicized. The selection of a new superintendent, Charles Bradberry made prominent headlines. Mr. Bradberry attended high school in Nacogdoches, Texas. He finished second in his class and attended college at North Texas State and the University of Wyoming. Mr. Bradberry has been involv- ed with education for sixteen years, seven years as a superintendent. Mr. Bradberry made himself visible by being involved in pep rallies, attending football games, and Good deeds are done by students too! During the halftime intermission, band members shake hands with the elderly people from local nursing homes. Student council arranged for these people to attend the football games as a part of the Golden Unicorn project. VOE means helping others. Senior Rita Garza helps Bill Ball and Jeff Ervin with registration. The list of new items at school included a salad bar. Dawn Quent helps herself to some fresh, green salad plus all the trimmings for just fifteen cents a ounce. making regular school visits. New sights around school included a salad bar and new outfits for the Unicorn Handlers. The salad bar offered fresh let- tuce with different toppings and dressings. The Unicorn Handlers added jumpsuits to expand their wardrobe to allow for cold weather. The local newspaper made it impossible to ignore information about the start of a new year. Yes, August 29 came fast, but students were back in the routine of things quickly. The student council began organizing the Golden Unicorn project, so that this activity could get into full swing for the first football game. There was a lot of news for everyone as the year began. 2-opening Lg...-t .parvum -,,.g,aul ,qannnvnm gmwbuunil-35' ,,,-an-1 ,au-vvawwuw mmnwvdv illlll if l IL-1 'E-.5 if L f2 Q up Q rf Lmfn X s 5 ? ' 1 S githw' KZ" 53 WM ., 74X .o""' ,iv Everybody takes part! Not only did students and faculty members become involved in school activities this year, but parents and local businesses took an active part in supporting the Unicorns. From waiting in line for tickets at seven o'clock in the morning to displaying signs with spirit phrases in front of SIOICS to cheering the team on to victory, the community showed its spirit and support for the Unicorns. Data processing is new to everyone! Kelly Ard, Charles Zech, and Kevin Jonas diligently work at their com- puters as Trinity Brandt, Greg Carter, and Marty Espinoza gather around to see how information is retrieved from the computer after being stored on a magnetic disk. VS COUI Y ,V 5' C' P g " 2.2 J , l V",-i fi lf ., 5 , ', iv. Y f 444 "H ' fr A r r ' - W " ' ' an is Qi W it Q i ' 1 ,ff"'f,l 4-opening In the News Changes Make the N ws Each school year is different from the years in the past and the years to come. From stu- dent life to athletics, changes make each year more signifi- cant and special than the year before. Although some changes went relatively unnoticed, most were important enough to make the headlines of the local newspapers. Football made the news ear- ly in the year with a second place ranking for the team in 4A schools by the Harris poll. As the season progressed, the Unicorns' tie with Gonzales moved the ranking to fifth and the loss to Fredericksburg mov- ed the team to ninth in the state. But the change in rank- ings did not affect the Unicorns' playing ability as they moved into the play-offs as expected. However, the loss to the Bay City Blackcats in the semi-finals ended the season for the Unicorns making the final ranking third in the state. The patrons of the school district began showing their support of the school system early in the year. Along with students and faculty members, parents and local businesses visibly supported school ac- tivities and boosted school spirit. Local businesses such as Walker's Fried Chicken, Webb Lube Center, and Robar's showed their support of the Unicorns by displaying dif- ferent signs with spirit phrases in front of their stores. Through attendance at home football games, local fans showed their support of the Unicorns to a tune of 337,921.00 From waiting in line for football tickets at seven o'clock in the morning to buy- ing t-shirts with Unicorn decals, the community did its part in supporting the Unicorns on and off the field or court. Changes were made to im- prove the quality of the school. Parking permits, which gave the office an accurate record of cars belonging on campus, were new to the students. The permits were issued to aid the administration in contacting students who had car problems such as lights left on, burglaries, and gas leaks. In conjunction with the second year of implementing the snif- fer dog program, the permits enabled the administration to quietly get students out of class if an incident involving their cars occurred. The sniffer dog program was considered an "insurance policy" to keep the campus drug free, however, the number of campus visits were reduced. With the constant changes occurring on campus, making the news, and improving the school, students, teachers, and fans made the school and its variety of programs a source of community pride. Parking permits are issued by vice- principal Charles Engler to keep an ac- curate count of the authorized cars on campus. opening 5 +V iv" ., . ox 4-4- 'J F f gt .44 , fix' In the N EWS S Ch fud rlsty nt tkin Rh Ond 3 F ' rltsch Qoo ooox xox ooooxex soclxfzo oox. 'op sqjooox goo 'xeox Q00 os oixoes os goo oox oglo xoxo gx ox goo. N65 fs gloxo fz, Xox oxiioxoox qoogo soox goo oxx og K xxxsx qjooo. 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The teachers had the new task of moving back into the classrooms to get ready for the new school year. The freshmen were welcomed to high school by principal John Turman and assistant principal Charles Engler at Freshmen Orientation. The new student body president, Chris Lacy, urged the freshmen to become involved in as many school organizations as possible. With over eighty percent of the student body active in extra-curricular activities, freshmen found it easy to become involved in something. As usual the start of athletic practices and band practices signaled the beginning of the school year. Unicorn volleyball was expected to have a rebuilding season after losing five seniors, the football team anticipated an even better season than the previous year, and the band had high expectations for top rankings at the state marching contest. A joint effort aided in building a positive attitude toward the school, faculty and administration. School had started, but Dena Dietert and Wendy Langabeer worked on the weekends as gate keepers at the local tourist attraction, The Tube Chute. Friday morning practices with the band give the Monoceras a chance to polish up their halftime per- formance. Linda Pate, Wendy Langabeer, Shelley Baros, Tracy FranzwCaptain, and Sally de Leon wait for the whistle to blow so they can march. Tracy looks back to find out what is causing the delay. 8 beginning of school Every teacher had the time-consuming job of moving back into the classrooms. Ms. Jeanne Belnap receives help from Stephanie Smith while unpacking her teaching supplies. Asbestos had been scraped off the ceiling, and Hermenia Mejia and Juanita Mendoza take advan- tage ofthe quiet halls to make last minute touch-ups. Their job was to make sure all classrooms were in "tip-top" shape for the first day of school. ., ,gg ,W ,, ,H VW iw-H --1" .. .. -,-.w.1-i...,..l.s1' : -fi -QF' Ffa.: 1, 1 'T-"'6I'.Z-"'-rf:-,7.j lj: fy Rv , Q, Q . 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Moving in is a new ap- proach for a new year. beginning of school-9 News Toda ew., ' , . a eff 4 fax .i if i Student body president, Chris Lacy, keeps the students informed of events taking place in the school and community by reading the daily announcements. 10-current events CC n the news this morningf' sounded the announcer's voice, "there are some reports on both good and bad happenings." Overseas, the Russians did not approve of the U.S. Marines protecting non- communist countries from communist aggression. The natives of Lebanon did not appreciate the American involvement and displayed their disapproval through opening fire on our troops. In America, overseas involvement was a touchy subject with the young adults. They feared that their immediate tomorrows might be spent fighting for their freedom. On the homefront, news included higher local telephone rates, courtesy of the split in the Bell Telephone Company. Another topic of conversation was the massi' number of new companies offering low' long-distance rates. On the darker side - the news scene, an American athlete wa found to have been using steroids at tl Pan-American Games. After th: discovery, other team members hasti fled, without comment as to the reason 1 their departures. It was widely believe that they too were using steroids. On the local scene, the N.B.I.S.I remained in the headlines as Mr. Charln Bradberry replaced Mr. O. E. Hendricl as superintendent. The high school made the news as tl football team once again advanced to star play-offs and as the students receivni 'st 5 .s K Unicorn fans lined up at 7:30 a.m. to purchase tickets so they could watch the football team make headlines. Mr. Kenneth Ruhd came equipped for a long wait in line with his lawn chair and a coffee cup in hand. Rather than steroids, weights and athletic work-outs strengthen the muscles of athletes like Linda Schwanz. K if n ...Nw :cognition for their scholastic zhievements. Published reports showed lat students of our high school scored igher averages on the SAT than did the average" Texas student or the "average" merican student. Despite our high :hool's records of excellence, Governor lark White felt that some Texas school istricts were graduating illiterate udents. He assembled a committee, "the lue Ribbon Committee on Educationv, ith H. Ross Perot as the chairman to :ad the investigation of the schools. A .ain concern of the group was that ex- acurricular activities were taking too ,uch away from academic time. A bill as proposed that would require U.I.L. participants to be passing four academic courses, instead of three. Mr. Perot in- dividually proposed that LQ extracur- ricular activities take place before or after school hours. This would entail having -:Q athletic, band, drama, and similiar ac- tivities practice and compete outside of the normal school day. "That,s the significant news of the day," summed up the announcer. "Tune in later when we will update this information and bring you the new headlines concerning the world around you." Bandman makes headlines. The Texas Music Educators' Association selected Dennis Hartman for the All-State Orchestra because of his expertise in playing the French horn. : l ..,, ....,. . . sl-4' T ,ii, 0' "fl"-aim , T Daily news items have nnpact on the student body. current events-l l utting on the Ritz anted: high school females, beautiful, talented, intelligent, and well- rounded students to be ambassadors of good will for New Braunfels. These were part of the requirements set by the Comal County Fair Association, Lambda Psi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, and the senior class as candidates were recruited for Fair Queen, Junior Miss, and homecoming queen. Many hours were spent at the Canyon High School commons as 33 junior girls anticipated the big event, the Comal County Fair Queen Contest. An afternoon of personal interviews and tiring rehearsals preceded the public performance. Each candidate expressed their feelings on how the Comal County Fair benefited New Braunfels. On the night of September 18, the curious audience awaited the final announcement. Carolyn Fey was crowned Fair Queen, Tammi Seidel, princess, and Kay Knippa, duchess. In another local contest, girls competed for the title of New Braunfels Junior Miss. Again many hours were spent at the Civic Center practicing talent, getting the steps down for poise and appearance, and perfecting the physical fitness dance to "Greased Lightning? Hard work proved to be the key as four of the five winners were from N.B.H.S. Fourth runner-up was Nicole Cieslicki, third runner-up was Lisa Thelander, second runner-up was Suzan Carmichael, first runner-up ffrom Canyonj was Monica Krieg, and New Braunfels Junior Miss was Barbara May. Next, homecoming week brought on the traditional festivities with the usual petitions being signed. The student body voted on the four candidates who were selected by the senior class. Anne Schumann and Jean Marie Sterling were crowned duchesses, Tracy Moore- princess, and Michelle Jaramillo was crowned homecoming queen. Although all participants were not crowned a winner, each girl gained experience, and made new friends to last a lifetime. Smiles and anticipation cross the faces of Michelle Jaramillo and her escort Joe Reyes before Michelle was crowned Homecoming Queen. Fair Queen winners are Tammi Seidel-princess, Carolyn Fey-queen, and Kay Knippa-duchess. I2 royalties ...nb naman-gr 7' 52 Q 'fm Faa- sf 5 H32 1' V. ...M FF' x . gg'-ig i , 'J 'W wrt'7sf"' - XJJ'g,,i f1l74SUp,l'Wv?t'lf',iQs-" 'wnwi li Q, 2' I 1 ,MW X,',r,t,t.,',,,5l,, .f it Qlitgiilifif .wivgwli Qt' W 'gr' b 'V ak fl. 5 lfwtgl E A ,qi l at A s at t, poise and appear categories with high J M' B b M ca Krieg fromCany r iss ar ara May, and first runne p on. It didn't matter if a con- testant won or lost, it was the experience and new friends they gained. royalties-13 New Feeling igning petitions, selling mums, and lighting the bonfire were old traditions that centered around homecoming. Petitions for homecoming queen were circulated by hopeful senior girls. Although a conflict over false signatures arose as the first set of petitions were returned, nine correctly completed petitions were returned after the second set was issued. These nominees were reduced to four finalists by the vote of the senior class. The entire student body then voted on the final placement. Anne Schumann and Jean Marie Sterling were elected duchessesg Tracy Moore was elected princess, and Michelle Jaramillo was named queen. Other traditions were the senior breakfast and bonfire. On the morning of the bonfire, seniors gathered at Cypress Bend Park, the bonfire sight, where they were served breakfast. The break was welcomed by those students who had slaved all night on the bonfire. After breakfast, work began once again only to be halted when an accident occurred. As Julie Clonts was riding atop of some brush being trucked back to the bonfire sight, she and the brush were blown off the truck by a gust of wind. She was rushed to the hospital by ambulance where it was determined that she had sustained multiple skull fractures, bruises, and cuts. Julie was transferred to the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio for further treatment. The bonfire was cancelled as a result of a general consensus of the students, administration and city officials. Seniors were asked to return to school, if they wished, where they could receive updated information about Julie's condition. Instead of joining hands in a spirit ring encircling the bonfire, students joined their hands and hearts in prayer for Julie during a candlelight prayer service in front of school. "It was tragic that the accident happened, but it left the students, especially the seniors, with a certain closeness that had never existed," commented Mr. Charles Engler, vice principal. The next evening, the football game and homecoming activities were dedicated to Julie. The new found bond was seen as the students cheered the team on to a 31-0 victory over Lockhart. Even though there was the traditional dance in the cafeteria, most of the students flocked to Heidelburg Halle where Fast Forward, a popular rock group, was playing. Improvement in Julie's condition, the victory, and the upbeat music ended the week on a good note. Safety measures must be taken while cutting wood with a chainsaw. Rodney Fischer, Charlie Wagen- fuehr, and John Arnold cut the brush so that it may be safely stacked onto the growing bonfire. Photo courtesy of Jesse Gonzalez. 14-homecoming week Torn shirts, faded blue jeans, work boots, gloves, and hats are common sights during the building of the bonfire. Ricky Edge, being properly attired, is ready to unload the next pick-up truck load of brush. Photo courtesy of Jesse Gomez. Anticipation fills the air as Tracy' Moore and her escort, Stoney Williams, await the announcement of the placements in the homecoming court. Tracy was named princess. Photo courtesy of Je sse Gonzalez. The homecoming game and its activities were dedicated to Julie Clonts. Julie proudly displays the game ball, which was presented to her by Greg Bender and John Matney. "Buy your date a homecoming mum or a boutonniere" echoed through the halls during lunches when the F.T.A. sold homecoming mums. Members, Barbara May, Kelly Ard, and Robert Compton, take orders for flowers to raise money for the scholarship fund. 'clt was tragic that it happened, but it left the students with a new closeness that had never existed," commented Mr. Charles Engler. homecoming week-15 41 ATF ie Q A f, N S-get Wf ' if . W' 'll M353 A' ll K W mf . by ig V X 19 A , W . 'll ,, il k Kiwwillt 4' 5 Strong, steady hands are needed to hold this ram- bunctious sheep while its wool is being sheared. Mr. James Garrett, F.F.A. sponsor, and Mike Osbourne are grooming the animal to be shown at the Comal County Fair. Riding rides at the Comal County Fair offers a chance to sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of the fair. Debra Welty, Deann Ninneman, Scott Fisher, Martie Bussell, Brittney Tetrault, and Ralinn Meek enjoy riding the Himalayan. 16-community events Students Are People, Too N ew Braunfels High School students composed .2'Zn of the population of New Braunfels. Even though the percen- tage seemed small, the effects of the youths' activities were apparent everywhere. Whether it was at the football games, rest homes, or at businesses, students made their presence known. Youths found great satisfaction in performing acts of charity with their peers. They par- ticipated in a book drive to benefit the Teen Connection, a food drive at Thanksgiving, the Jaycees' Toys for Tots drive, a blood drive, and the Golden Unicorn Project. Students also collected donations for Spina Bifida, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, Muscular Dystrophy, Easter Seals, and March of Dimes. Students also helped build houses for low-income families, participated in a Rent-a-Kid project, visited with the residents at the rest homes, worked in places of business through the vocational programs, and hid eggs for an Easter Egg Hunt at the First Protestant Church Kindergarten. The community showed its support by pur- chasing animals and food items during Queen of Hearts and the youth show and booster certificates supporting Unicorn athletics and band. The Lions' Club, Rotary Club, American Legion, Gptimist Club, and Elks Lodge contributed scholarships and held banquets to show their appreciation for the youth of the ci- agp. ty, as did the Greater New Braunfels Arts Council, German-American Socie- ty, Comal County Sheriff's Posse, New Braunfels Educators, and Parent- Teacher Association. The Masonic Lodge, Knights of Columbus, Comal In- dependent Men's Association, Order of the Eagles, Woodmen of the World, and Veterans of Foreign Wars also displayed interest through providing banquets and scholarships. This interest proved to spark a working and caring relationship between the youth and the community. The students realized that all adults were not "old fuddy-duddies" who drove 20 mph in the 30 mph zone and always said "when I was a kid I had to walk 10 miles to school, barefooted in the snow." Finally, the adults realized that all youths were not "little brats" who drove 40 mph in the 30 mph zone or who threw wild par- ties with loud, corrupt rock-n-roll music. Despite the bad, national publicity young people were given concerning suicide and drugs, local students' achievements were constantly making headlines and top news stories. The in- volvement of the youth seemed to fill the generation gap by providing services for groups or individuals when there was a need. Playing Easter Bunny is fun! Tammy Shearer and Michelle King hide eggs for the students of the First Protestant Nursery School. The HECE members hid eggs as a part of their community service program. "It's so rewarding to see the enthusiasm that's generated by high school youth in their activities. Adults and children who benefit from these endeavors return more than time and energy through gratitude and smiles."--Mrs. Joannie Garza community events-17 Sonic Drive-In provides a place for Shay Clark, Jonathan Reich, and Jody Sanders to gather and discuss the social activities of the evening. Trees draped with rolls of toilet paper are a common sight to many awakening victims of the paperers. Tom Dukeis house is one of the victims that sports a "good" papering job. 31 life li K -4 . 7.., cffwsfq, un Costs Money hether or not there was a good movie showing or there was a decent band playing, students some how seemed to find some source of entertainment. Many students remained on campus after the dismissal bell rang because of involvement in extracurricular activities. Athletics, band, and drama practices occupied many hours. But there was always time for the fun things. For students, "fun things" included "cruising, town, movies, dances, concerts, toilet papering houses, trips, and parties. But there was one obstacle in the way, the lack of funds. "Cruising" town took gas and gas took money. Many of the youths avoided this expense by congregating at Sonic Drive-In. Movies, dances, and concerts cost approximately 54, SS, and S15 for admission. This did not include the cost of refreshments and souvenirs. The price of toilet paper was also costly when it took eighty rolls to do a "good" job on a large yard. It was even more costly if the paperers were caught. Culprits could be charged with a class C misdemeanor and be tried for criminal mischief. Nevertheless, teens enjoyed papering houses Qbecause it was daring and provided something to doj. During Christmas and spring break, many students took advantage of the time off to go snow skiing or to take a coast trip. This too proposed a money problem. But it was overcome and the students tood trips with their families, churches, and friends. Back-to-school, birthday, toga, victory, holiday, and graduation parties were as popular as ever, but entertaining meant spending money. Refreshments were the chief expenses. A six pack of drinks cost around 52.75, a bag of chips cost around 75, and dips ranged from around 5.90 to 52.00. The average attendance was about forty people and cost the host over S75. More elaborate parties had one hundred or more in attendance. At these parties, the cost was usually split among several hosts and hostesses. Many students discovered that they enjoyed smaller get-togethers to watch V.H.S. movies or cable television. Although money was a large issue in a teenager's after hours activities, the amount of fun was a larger one. And even though many felt there was absolutely nothing to do, few teenagers sat at home on Friday and Saturday nights. Hackey sack provides an opportunity for Stoney Williams to practice his coordination during vacation. , A 7 M W , wr , WW' I IWW Wm Instead of havmg fun on Frlday and Satur rs consldered to be a bummer . But Andrea Clarke finds funds for her after ctivities by working as a cashier at H.E.B, "The-:re's nothing to do, b t 79 ll after hours-19 Donations for work are the commercial art club's only source of income. The group does not have any fundraising projects. David Cherry and Craig Brooks work on a door poster for patriotism week. 1 .. as fee . E x-students are still suffering from bankruptcy in 1990. Overweight bodies and unclear skin were the results of fun- draisers such as Queen of Hearts bake sales, junior class candy bars, and M 8a M's sold by the Spanish club. Finances for necessities are low. At times, it actually seemed as if rais- ing money was the main objective in students' lives. If students were not sell- ing pizzas for the band, coupon books for the Future Homemakers of America, carnations for the Future Teachers of America, or donuts for the cheerleaders, they were peddling candy 20-fundraisers elling Makes Cent bars for the choir, selling crystal for the Future Business Leaders of America, fruit or raffle tickets for the Future Farmers of America, spirit ribbons for the pep squad, crepes for the French Club, or posters for Distributive Educa- tion. People wondered if the buying and selling would ever end. All together the student body raised approximately 370,521.00 during the year. Was it worth it all? Yes! Thanks to Queen of Hearts, the yearbook staff published and sold the 1984 UNICORN for 510.00 each. The choir and band competed and toured at Six Flags Over Texas. FBLA and DECA were able to attend their respective state conventions in Houston and San Antonio. Without money-making pro- jects, these and other trips and conven- tions would not have been possible. Fun- draisers cut the cost of trips propor- tionately by the amount the student raised. By the end of the year, most students were tired of buying and selling. The only remedy to fundraisers was finding a good summer job in order to have money for next year's projects and for Rolaids. 4 Lg... Crepes, quiches, and coq au riz fchicken and ricej are the menu for the French Club's Mardi Gras Celebra- tion. Kelly Ard is one of many students who swarm the table and keep Miss Jeanne Belnap-sponsor, Lina Castillo, Kenda Noah-president, Barbara May, and Karen Edwards busy answering questions and serving the delicacies. Sweetheart cards and Iollipops are delivered by Robert Goodwin, alias Cupid, during lunches on St. Valentine's Day. VOCT used the profits to help pay for the annual end of the year employerfemployee banquet. 6'Would you like to buy 73 fundraisers-21 Rinse, wash, rinse, and dry is the procedure for a quick but efficient car wash. Jesus Rojo rinses a car to prepare it to be dried. The juniors raised 5250.00 during their car wash at the Plant Haus. Good traction and strong arms are very helpful in the tug-0-war competition. Sophomores Ricardo Ortega and Melba Garcia "pull" their team to victory over the freshmen during Fun Night competition. ar" was about to be declared bet- ween the classes when the bell ended school on Friday, February 10, and Queen of Hearts, the yearbook fund- raising project, officially began. For one week, members of all four classes would be competing to raise the most money by participating in three projects. Each class felt that food sales during lunch would be profitable. For the other two projects, the seniors chose to have a talent show and a car rally. The juniors put all of their effort into a car wash. The sophomores decided to have a car wash funded by pledges and a dunking booth. Other projects for the freshman class were a raffle and the fishwalk. Fun Night, with cake auctions and class competition, provided another source of revenue for classes and was the highlight of the activities. Events Clash of the Classes such as the bat spin, scooter board race, and egg-in-spoon race made for heated but enjoyable class competition. During the cake auction, the seniors auctioned two cakes for a grand total of 5l040.00. Fun Night proceeds totalled 52958.00 The cake auction brought in 52550.00 and ticket sales accounted for 5408.00. The commercial art department decorated the cafeteria using the theme, "A Little Bit of Heaven." The corona- tion took place on Saturday night with juniors Laura Tyner and David deLemos crowned Duchess and Duke. The juniors raised 51530.81. In third place raising 52416.50 was the sophomore class with representatives Mark McWilliams and Kim Timmer- mann crowned Duke and Duchess. Prince and Princess Stoney Williams and Tracy Moore represented the senior class. The seniors raised 52743.45 'I freshmen raised 53040.15 crown Paul Brotze and Inez Villanueva K and Queen of Hearts. The grand total raised in only 4 week was 59735.91. Mrs. Barb: Doeppenschmidt, yearbook advis summed up the week by saying, "E: class was really a winner. The juni won class competition, the seni received the most money in the cz auction, the sophomores sold the tickets to Fun Night, and the fresh won overall." Another added responsibility for yearbook S members is to serve as hosts or hostesses at coronation. Nicole Dietrich and Nathan 3 serve punch to parents and students. Phot Karla Wenzel. - -1 , by P M Agy V , aff f V H Y'l' ' LSZ, "' M if P' "' ' Q ' 'Q I 4 -in ,," , ,. . , X W I M VV ,f , ll A l L ,,,y 6385 KM 'SW W' gigs-'lvl p :Z ,Y MW H if! JZ' 7 ga Q' 5 l fa i ' , ii 3 J .., X Q95 s sw P, P Z 3 in ,,., q I Members of the royal court are juniors David deLemos and Laura Tyner, Prime Minister Chris Lacy, X freshmen Paul Brotze and Inez Villanueva, Royal Crown Bearer Ricky Robinson, seniors Stoney Williams and Tracy Moore, and sophomores Mark McWilliams and Kim Timmermann. Photo by Karla Wenzel. The 5525.00 cake held by LaRae Fisher and Paul Brotze, at Fun Night, brought in 18'Za of the freshman class total. Photo by Karla Wenzel. 6'Each class was really a winner? queen of hearts-23 24-prom A thirty minute wait and seven dollars are all it takes to have your memories recorded on film. Tammy Harvison and Mike Vineyard pose for photographer John Marshall. A new "twist" to the prom is a dance contest which replaced the traditional reading of the senior wills. Lavonne Schlabach and Tim Doty won the contest with their unique style. Senior wills were not read due to a lack of interest and participation. Cost of prom night goes up. Steven Pusateri is eagerly taking Tom Duke's money in exchange for two prom tickets and a receipt to have pictures made the night of the prom for a total of nine dollars. It's the little things that count. Dana Mills and Linda Pate assemble one hundred tiny parasols to decorate the Japanese section. The room was divided into different areas decorated according to the culture of a chosen country to carry out the theme, "It's a Small World." 5 1 Starting From Square One, AGAIN T he date, April l4th, was set a year in advance. Jay Eric and the Blieder's Creek Band and the recreation hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church were reserved seven months prior to the date. The decorations were ordered one month ahead of time. And then it was time for the prom. But where were the decorations? On the day before the prom, the decorations had yet to come in. Mrs. Francis Bond, head junior class sponsor, and Christy Atkins, decorations chairperson, kept their cool and started from square one again! They went from decorating house to decorating house collecting what they could to support the theme, "It,s A Small World." By ll:00 Saturday morning, the "new,' decorations arrived at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. The decorating was supposed to be finished by one o'clock, but it took until 3:30 with eleven people and three sponsors working continuously. After sighs of relief, everyone went home to relax and get dressed. For those going out to eat before the prom, the evening began at 6:00. After the traditional pinning of the corsages and boutonnieres, couples drove to San Antonio for "fine" dining. Some of the guys went so far as to rent limousines to arrive in style. Following an enjoyable meal it was back to New Braunfels for the prom, which started at 8:00. Im- mediately a line formed to get pictures made by John Marshall. When the dancers got thirsty or hungry, they went to the refreshment table for fresh fruit, desserts, and punch which were provided by Plain or Fancy Caterers. The prom evening was not an inexpensive one. The average cost including tuxedo rental, din- ner, and pictures was around Sl25, not to mention the extra charge for those who rented a limo. When all was said and done, it seemed as if the fuss over the decorations was for nothing. After all the main purpose of the prom was to have some fun and fellowship in a formal way. Slow dancing and swaying to the music is enjoyed by everyone as Jay Eric and the Blieder's Creek Band play. i--'A- my Necessity is always the mother of invention.--Plato and Mrs. Bond prom-25 Maps to Campus Life are given out every Monday. Sabrina Sanchez, Michele Doeppenschmidt, and Denise Denson explain the directions to foreign ex- change student Pierre Mars. "I am not used to eating sandwiches and chips for lunch," commented Anssi Hyvonen, "because in Finland the tax-payers pay for the school lunches. sa . . '4 f R ' K . g f l wi rr.: ,,......aunlllll"SW 26-special people Tennis anyone? Matti Mantynen uses his sixth period tennis class to perfect his tennis skills. With approximately one hundred and fifty one foreign languages in the world, Maria Bayer only has about one hundred and forty eight more to learn. Maria studied French and Spanish while perfecting her English as an exchange student in America. "i ww tt Q' '11---:-2. LS: as t f t N Q,-nuns xftiiie A uwxf -.-f""h-M NW' F S ? . xchanging Ways A strange country with new, different people, a year away from home, and a host family awaited the four exchange students. Matti Mantynen and Anssi Hyvonen from Kuopio, Finland, Pierre Mars from the Blaton Providence of Hainaut in Belgium, and Maria Bayer from Lindenberg, Bavaria, in West Germany, arrived in New Braunfels "to exchange culture and traditions." All four agreed that school was much easier here. In Finland, for example, everyone was required to take two foreign languages in addition to other required courses. In Germany, students attended school for thirteen years in order to be accepted to a university. High schools in Belgium were operated like colleges in America. For example, English classes met on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and math classes met on Tuesday and Thursday. As exchange students with just six classes, Matti and Anssi found extra time to play tennis and attend school sponsored activities. Both felt that more emphasis was put on school sports in American schools. In Finland, there were no school organized sports or club activities. Maria enjoyed Wurstfest, Landa Park, and reading the German monuments around town. She also participated on the cross-country and track teams. Pierre became involved in school activities through membership in Campus Life and as a spectator at most football, volleyball, and basketball games. These students found America to be very different in religion, driving privileges, and girls wearing so much make-up. Similarities were few, but all agreed on the "great American hospitality." Maria concluded, NI like it here, but I'll be glad to get back home to my family, but of course l'll miss all my new found American friends." "Exchanging culture and customs" was their goal special people 27 Rotary Outstanding Students are front row: Robert Sarkozi, Kourtney Kahler, Barbara Urdiales, Kenda Noah, Stoney Williams, Andrea Clarke, Linda Wilson, Suzan Carmichael, Dena Dietert, Beth Schlameus. Back row: John Matney, Howard Phelan, Dennis Hartman, Darryl Marsch, Tim Doty, John Muschalek, and Jeff Reeh. Extra spending money helps. Each year the German Club donates S100 to the students selected by the Chamber of Commerce to represent New Braunfels as one month exchange students in Braunfels, Ger- many. Mike Wofford and Randy Long endorse their checks with thoughts of how to spend it. pgmuuwfr l big swgw Boys' State Representatives are Kenan Ikels, Greg Eanes, O. B. Renfro, Mike Wofford, David Vollbrecht, Tom Duke, Joel Guajardo, and Bill Fox. Girls' State Representatives are Mary Lee Benson, Denise Denson, Melanie Kriewaldt, Carol Deltz, Laura Tyner, Sheri Yates, and Janice Walker. 28 boys and girls' state and rotary outstanding students IW In c ,,,, fy singing! , g Experiencing the real Adventurous Gpportunit thing- .. cholarship and leadership capabilities led to adventurous opportunities. Students who were selected as Boys' and Girls' State Representatives, Foreign Exchange Students, and Rotary Outstanding Students were given the opportunities to explore governmental procedures, foreign countries, and educational offerings. Boys' and Girls' State Representatives embarked for a seven day stay at the University of Texas and a ten day stay at Texas Lutheran College. The students experienced politics first hand by running for state and local offices in their imaginary states. Traveling to foreign countries for a few weeks or an entire year was a memorable adventure for three students. Randy Long and Mike Wofford, sponsored by the Wurstfest Association, traveled to Braunfels, Germany for four weeks. Through the Rotary International Youth Exchange Program, Jana Sanders was selected to spend a year in The Netherlands in a small village named Gorssel-Zutphen near Apeldoorn. By applying to be an L. exchange student, Jana agreed to graduate a year later. However, this was not a drawback to her. "It's going to be worth graduating a year later," she stated positively. Another project of the Rotary Club was honoring twenty outstanding seniors. Although this honor did not involve spending time away from home, it did bring recognition from the college board. This meant that these seniors would have a better chance of getting into the college of their choice and possibly obtaining a scholarship or two. Starting college was their adventure. How did all of these students get chosen for these opportunities? They applied at the counselor's office, were recommended by teachers, or were selected according to their grade point average. Teacher selections were often based on citizenship, responsibility, and character. Being selected was a great honor, but the adventurers were experiencing the real thing. Packing early! Jana Sanders isn't leaving for The Netherlands until August but she wants to make sure she doesn't forget anything. Believe it or not, under all those shoes, pictures, and clothes is Jana's suitcase. boys' and girls' state and rotary outstanding students-29 o Good h . lean your room, eat your vegetables, wash the dishes, and do your homework were always things your "mean old" mom insisted that you do. Many times it seemed as if no one cared if you received an A or a C, but someone did care. Because your parents insisted on more, you achieved more. They cared. At the senior awards banquet, feelings of pride and accomplishment filled the minds of parents, students, administrators, and teachers. The monetary awards ranged from grants to private, state and technical schools to athletic scholarships. Now you realized why your "mean old,' mom wouldn't settle for the red marks "everybody else got." Boy was she '99 "mean, But, wasnit it worth it? Smiles of achievement on the faces of Kourtney Kahler and Rodney Fischer indicate their self- satisfaction as they receive the American Legion Outstanding Senior Award from Miss Ann Mahon. N ew am wk swf wizriij 1 i i . gi. Madden I iss: 2 A i 1132 K t Ig I s P 5 . Tama ADRIAN BAKERwElks Teenager of the Year, and Future Teachers ofAmerica Scholarship. GREG BENDER-National ScholarfAthlete Award QUnited States Army Reservej, Gary Simon Memorial Scholarship, and Elks Teenager of the Year. SCOTT BLAKE-Structural Metals Inc. Scholarship. JAMES BLAKEYfMusic Scholarship QAbilene Christian Universityj. JANICE BORGFELD-Hallie Peters Educational Trust and Fraternal Order of the Eagles. SHARI BRIMMER-Tennis Scholarship lUniversity of Tennesseej. CRAIG BROOKS-New Braunfels Art League Scholarship Runner-up. KEVIN BROWN4Graduation with Honor. TERESA BURKET-City Council PTA Scholarship. DOUG CAMPBELLvDoris Timmermann Memorial Scholar- ship in Business. SUZAN CARMICHAEL-New Braunfels Junior Miss Gifts and Scholarships, American History Awards, Virginia Nowotny Mill Scholarship, Graduation with Honor, and Lechner Fellowship fTexas ABLM Universityj. NICOLE CIESLICKI-New Braunfels Junior Miss Gifts and Scholarships, Comal County Texas Exes Scholarship, Elks Most Valuable Student Contest fRunner-upj, Charles Dick Schumann Scholarship QVeterans of Foreign Wars Post 7l l0J, and Graduation with Honors. ANDREA CLARKE-Hallie Peters Educational Trust. DAWN COOK-Anne E. Dugger Scholarship Trust. DENA DIETERT-Music Scholarship fTarIeton State Universi- tyl, Hallie Peters Educational Trust, and Opti-Mrs. Scholarship. TIM DOTY-Athletic Scholarship fSouthwest Texas State Universityj. RODNEY FISCHER-American Legion Most Outstanding Senior Boy. BRIAN FRASSMAN-Athletic Scholarship tSouthwest Texas State Universityj. BRENT FREE-Frank DePasqual Memorial Scholarship. MIKE GALLAWAYfComal County Sheriff's Posse Scholar- ship and Graduation with Honor. MARK GARRISON-American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship. JESSICA GARZA-New Braunfels High School PTA Scholarship. JESUS GONZALEZfTexas Achievement Award fUniversity of TexasiAustinj. MARK GORDON-Circle Arts Theater Scholarship. GREG GUENTHER-Music Scholarship fTarleton State Universityj. MARK HAECKER-Texas A8LM Opportunity Award, Houston Livestock Show 8L Rodeo Scholarship, and Reno O. Schumann Educational Trust. RON HAGELMAN-German-American Society Scholarship. DENNIS HARTMAN-National Merit Semi-finalist, Academic Financial Package QNorthwestern Universityj, McMurray Academic Scholarship, Carr Academic Scholarship fAngelo State Universityj, Cullen School of Engineering QUniversity of Houstonj, Music Scholarhsip LUniversity of Kansasj, Tuition-free Scholarship LBaylor Universityj, and University of Texas Scholarship. LISA HENDRY-New Braunfels Music Study Club Scholar- ship, and Band Boosters Scholarship, Music Scholarship tSouthwest Texas State Universityj. DANIEL HERMES-Commended Student in National Merit Scholarship Program. MICHAEL HOFFMAN-New Braunfels Letter Carriers Aux- iliary 141864. MARY HOLICK-Comal Independent Men's Association Scholarship and Future Business Leaders of America Scholarship. KOURTNEY KAHLER-Athletic Scholarship fRice Universi- tyl, Athletic Scholarship fUniversity of Arkansasj, Athletic Scholarship CUniversity of Californiaj, American Legion Most Outstanding Senior Girl, and Athletic Scholarship QBerkeleyJ. CHRIS LACY-Appointment to United States Coast Guard Academy. DARRYL MARSCH-American History Award, Elks Most Valuable Student Contest lRunner-upj, Comal County Legal Secretaries' Association, Virginia Nowotny Mill Scholarship, Graduation with Honor, and Harlan Wetz Memorial Scholarship. BARBARA MAY-New Braunfels Junior Miss Gifts and Scholarships, Fourth Runner-up Texas Junior Miss, and Hallie Peters Educational Trust. MARY LOU MCDONALD-New Braunfels High School PTA Scholarship. DOUG MCGRAW-TSTA Scholarship, New Braunfels Educators Scholarship, and Merrick Scholarship fSouthwest Texas State Universityj. LAURA MECKEL-Business and Professional Women Scholarship. MARK MlLLETfAthletic Scholarship fSouthwest Texas State Universityj. RICK MITCHELL-Music Scholarship fTarleton State Universityj. DAVID MOELLER-American Legion Post 179 Scholarship, A8tM Mothers Club Scholarship, Elks Most Valuable Stu- dent Contest CFirst Placej, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Charles Dick Schumann Scholarship fVeterans of Foreign Wars Post 71103, Graduation with Honor, and Knights ot' Columbus Scholarship. SANDRA MUNOZfComal Independent Men's Association Scholarship. JOHN MUSCHALEK-Order of the Eastern Star Scholarship, Comal Independent Men's Association Scholarship, and Knights of Columbus Scholarship. TROY MUSSER-New Braunfels Letter Carriers Auxiliary 31864. QUANG NGUYEN-Doris Timmermann Memorial Scholarship in Art. KENDA NOAH-New Braunfels Title Co. Scholarship and Graduation with Honor. TOD OWENS-Music Scholarship lTarleton State Universityj. JAVIER PEREZ-Williamson Brothers Scholarship. HOWARD PHELAN-Appointment to United States Military Academy and DAR Good Citizen Award for New Braunfels High School. MELISSA PHILLIPS-Doris Timmermann Memorial Scholar- ship in Business. JIMMY PITTMAN-Optimist Scholarship, Music Scholarship fSouthwest Texas State Universityj, and Music Scholarship CTarleton State Universityj. JULIE POWELL-GSB Frank DePasqual Scholarship tTexas AGLM Universityj. GENE PREUSS-American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship. DEBRA ROBINSON-New Braunfels High School Student Council Scholarship, Lutheran Brotherhood Scholarship fTexas Lutheran Collegej, Donop-Gras Memorial Scholar- ship, and Pastoral Grant fTexas Lutheran Collegej. SANTOS RODRIGUEZ-New Braunfels High School PTA Scholarship. ROBERT SARKOZI-National Merit Semi-finalist, College Sponsored Merit Scholarship fRiee Universityj, Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation Scholarship, Graduation with 30-senior awards A lreat Honor, Tuition-free Scholarship QBaylor Universityl. d University of Texas Scholarship. CHEELEfNew Braunfels High School PTA Scholarship nd Hermann Sons Family Lodge 142 Scholarship. I SCHLAMEUS-Presidential Scholarship lMcMurray follegel and Our Lady ofthe Lake Scholarship. KIT SCHORN-Graduation with Honor, A SCHMELTEKOPF-Delta Kappa Gamma Recruit- ient Grant, Future Teachers of America Scholarship, and lew Braunfels Jaycees Scholarship. ESCHUMANN-Reno O. Schumann Educational Trust. N SCOTT-AJLM Mother's Club Scholarship. .Y SMITH-Optimist Scholarship. l MARIE STERLlNGfTennis Scholarship lSouthern lethodist Universityj. D TAMAYO-Band Boosters Scholarship. THELANDERfNew Braunfels Junior Miss Gifts and cholarships. LSA THOMAS-Athletic Scholarship 1Texas Lutheran ollegej. ANN TRULYfComal County Sports- man Association holarship. ARA URDlALESfNational Hispanic Scholar ,ward-Mellon Foundation, President's Achievement ward lTexas ASLM Universityj, Elks Most Valuable Stu- Ent Contest fFirst Placej, West Point Pepperell Scholarship, d Catholic Daughters of the Americas Scholarship, WHITAKER-National ScholarfAthlete Award tUnited lates Army Reservej, Athletic Scholarship fRice Universi- rj, Athletic Scholarship tUniversity of Texas at El Pasol, thletic Scholarship tUniversity of Californial, and Athletic cholarship llierkeleyj. A WILSON-National Merit Finalist, University Honors ogram Scholarship tTexas ASLM Universityj, Trustees' holarship fAustin Collegeb, Band Performance Scholarship cMurray Collegej, Roy Scholarship QRice Universityj, 'nancial Award tDuke Universityj, Academic Scholarship ollege of William and Maryj, Graduation with Great onor, Tuition-free Scholarship tBaylor Universityj, and niversity of Texas Scholarship. ZIMMERMANNfVeterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary ost 71 10 Scholarship. JAN f t ..,........t 9' 'E at ui., All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Den- nis Hartman and Darryl Marsch are not always doing homework. Student Wurstfest gives them time to relax and have cartoon images drawn. Leadership and agricultural talents combined to earn Mark Haecker three scholarships, the Texas ASLM Opportunity Scholarship 15500 a year for four yearsj, Reno O. Schumann Educational Trust CSSOOJ, and the prestigious Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship 680005. X l 5 . Over S240,340.00 of awards and scholarships were presented to 73 S61'l101'S. senior awards-31 NEWS Gary Hart, Democratic s'Dark Horsei' House Bill 246 and Curriculum Changes Julie Clonts Injured While Building the Bonfire Marines Withdrawing From Beirut Michael Jackson Winning Eight Grammy Awards New Superintendent, New Ideas Olympics in Sarajevo fwinterj and Los Angeles fsummerj Ordinance Passed to Close Local Bars Earlier Proposal to Raise Legal Drinking Age FASHIONS Blue Jean Jackets Boots Colored Hose Flashdance Fads Current movie reviews make it difiicult for Dena Dietert and Cara Nowotny to choose which movie to see at Cinema I 8c II. "Terms of Endearmentf' "The Big Chill," "The Right Stuff," "The Dresser," and "Tender Mercies' were nominated for best picture in the Academy Awards. "Terms of Endearment" received the award. Baggies, a blazer, pinstripes, saddle shoes, and twisters are common sights in the fashion world. Tracy Moore is right in style. 32 remember when Jelly Shoes Mini Skirts l00'Za Cotton Clothes Parachute Pants Peddle Pushers Pin-striped Pants Sleeveless Sweaters Twister Beads SAYINGS Get Real! Hey, Bud! Know What I Mean, Vern? Later Days Party Radical Where's the Beef? SONGS "Against All Odds" emember Whei "All the Girls I've Loved Before" "Footloose" "Girls Just Wanna Have Fung G6Jurnp97 H99 Luft Balloonsi' "Old Time Rock n' Roll" "Rebel Yell" "That's Why They Call It the Blues" "Thriller" "Uptown Girl" 6'You Look So Good In Love" MUSICIANS Alabama Culture Club Michael Jackson Loverboy Police Rush George Strait Van Halen ZZ-Top CONCERTS ACDC Alabama Duran-Duran Genesis Loverboy Police TELEVISION A-Team Dynasty Hill Street Blues Knots Landing MTV Simon and Simon Soap Operas MOVIES "Against All Odds" "All the Right Moves" "Footloose" "Police Academy" "Risky Business" "Rocky Horror" "Terms of Endearment" "Uncommon Valor" PLACES Cinema-movies Crystal Chandelier-dances Heidelburg Hallewdances Pantera's-pizza Polar Bear Ashburnls-ice cream Sonic Drive-Inn PRICES Gas 51.05 per gallon Newspaper 5.25 Movies S4 Records S7 Say Buttons Sl each Sr. Rings S90 and up Tapes S8 Yearbooks S10 Music Haul has a large variety of albums that c suit anyone's taste. 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'W W . 0X0ssK00Xixsx0q Qi6xGGX.. 'bm Q00 0X6-0 X60i060 Q00X 0 34 acad emics 0--A Qaaddinn Q4U0'OfN" bacfi- shuff! academics-35 Q. .1 4. i, ins- . 2 1 . 1 f,,+,g ri ' J .V h C 2 . or ,, . it , i I rims, I I . ffl , 'W N? ia- J. , -1" , rx--905 Learning does not have to take place in a structured environment. Mrs. Jo Cooper, lead teacher, helps Wayne Hibdon and Missye Brogaard with reading assignments. Books! Books! Books! Student board member, Christy Atkins, helps sort books for the Teen Connection book drive sponsored by the Student Council. 36 teen connection it The relaxed atmosphere at Teen Con- nection allows Evelyn Powell to Cat lunch leisurely. Lunches may be made at the center or brought from home. 0.-. g 3 ii E i Q ' Ji? ., i off' if 1 .f .,-"'i ,ff A-,wr Academic studies are important at Teen Connection. Mrs. Kathy Tyzzer is shown helping Wayne Hibdon with literature. Recreation is included in a day's work at Teen Connection. Jody Copeland and Missye Brogaard play table tennis during lunch break. Making the Connection Teen Connection was a co- educational, individualized program offering credit for academic studies. It was designed to meet the needs of students who did not function well in a traditional school set- ting. The program also includ- ed an emergency shelter for girls who were considered status offenders Crunaways, etc.j or who were in need of an alternate living situation because of severe family problems. The Teen Connection Alter- native School staff consisted of two teachers, Mrs. Jo Cooper and Mrs. Kathy Tyzzer. The director and organizer was Mrs. Nancy Ney who developed the program over a two year period. Individual, group, and family therapy were made available according to need by Mrs. Joanne Strentzsch. Teen Connection was an ex- tension of the high school. It was funded by a state grant which was acquired through New Braunfels Independent School District. All students at Teen Connection previously at- tended Comal county schools. The students remained enrolled in school and teachers recorded grades reported by the center. The courses that the students were taking were continued at the alternative school. The at- tendance was recorded so that each student that attended this school contributed to the high school daily attendance. The student council became involv- ed when two members, Carolyn Fey and Christy Atkins, volunteered to be on the board of directors of Teen Connection to represent the high school and to express student views on certain issues. Teen Connection served the purpose of allowing students to continue their high school education. The program of- fered an answer for individuals who could not handle the or- dinary classroom situation. teen connection 37 Chaos! Mrs. Bonnie Leitch's calculus class believes in total involvement while discussing and learning a new unit. Labs! Labs! Labs! Rita Self, Patty Scheffel, and Beverly Poole carefully learn about bending glass in Mr. John Sowell's chemistry class. Genius at work! Dennis Hartman works busily during Mrs. Leitch's "History of Science" class findependent studyj while he prepares himself for a math contest. Guest speakers spark interest! Dr. Milo Kearney lectures to senior students in Mrs. Judy Seifert's advanced place- ment English class. 38-college preparation r Help! Jean Marie Sterling receives a little "help" from Solar Smith during Mrs. Motycka's photography class. TNT YNJNCKJN 2 E 2 5 S S S E 2 i S E ! 3 Q X f H Ai The Right Choices Courses equivalent to those on the college level were news for everyone. Four advanced placement classes were offered: English taught by Mrs. Judy Seifert, German taught by Mr. Benno Engel, French taught by Miss Jeanne Belnap, and biology taught by Mrs. Faye Clarke. Each course was designed to prepare students for college entrance and to build confidence for further usage of their educational skills. Students had to be ap- proved by the instructor to be enrolled in the classes. An important element in col- lege preparation was the col- lege entrance exam. These tests challenged all knowledge gain- ed in high school classes and determined whether or not students were accepted to a particular college or received a scholarship. Three students in the graduating class who scored high enough on the SAT to be National Merit Scholars were Dennis Hartman. Robert Sarkozi, and Linda Wilson. Most students who planned to attend college began prepar- ing early in the year. Decisions as to the college or university which would provide the necessary elements to pursue individual goals had to be made. In addition to tuition, other financial decisions had to be considered: housing, transporation, etc. Students had a wide range of electives and required courses to choose from to ready themselves for the future. Col- lege preparation offered at the high school level influenced in- dividual decisions, helping each student to choose the right courses, the right college, the right career, and the right direction for a successful future. Students and Parents turned out to hear David Edwards from the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation speak on financial aid for college students. The PTA sponsored the program. college preparation 39 Competing with Class Competition was an element that involved almost every stu- dent in high school. Students competed in academic and skills contests, as well as, athletic events. U.I.L. competition involved all steps of the academic scale. The contest areas included spelling, shorthand, ready writing, science, typing, number sense, journalism, and a variety of speech events. Foreign language students competed in programs that em- phasized the fluency of the languages. Students competed in areas including foreign fashion design and oral essays in a foreign language. Academic competition was an important element in every class. Mrs. Sandra Schneider's speech classes participated in the Voice of Democracy con- test which was an oratorical contest sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars. At the Na- tional level, a 14,000 dollar scholarship was made available to the winner. Kenda Noah won the local contest and her tape was sent to district. Mr. Johnny Kolacek's students entered their art work in a poster contest sponsored by the New Braunfels Art League. Winners of this com- petition were first place Adrian Baker, second place John Pustka, and third place Susan Scheffel. Each year, the Comal County Youth Show entices students to enter projects in various categories such as woods, metals, crafts, sewing, baked goods, photography, and gardening. Contests promoted competi- tion between classmates. Overall, competition in the classroom inspired students to work more diligently on extra projects and helped them strive for better grades. A Winner! Adrian Baker displays her talents which helped her win first place in the Art League poster contest. 40-competition Genius at work! Mrs. Bonnie Leitch prepares her accelerated math students, Scott Schorn, Dennis Hart- man, Robert Sarkozi, and Daniel Hermes for a math contest at Thomas C. Clark High School in San Antonio. Mike Voss displays his craftsmanship abilities while he works on a wooden plaque in the shape of the state of Texas, l .mm ,pf -a ,K ,t f "" H . . .L tt - may 3 sm 3 if 4 xt WV 2 p-45 AY .M- 49' Practice makes perfect! Robbie Houde prepares himself for competition at French Symposium. O P 5 41+ e A speech without an audience? Kenda V 5 V V V Noah records the speech which won the ,7,, 4,,i V 'Yii Voice of Democracy Contest at radio station KGNB. e,ie i i competition-41 Master at work, Mr. Stephen Bedford gives Jessie Willis tips about her sing- ing. Jessie received Who's Who in Chorale. Who's Who recipients: Seated: Barbara Urdiales- Horn and Hoof tjournalism-newspaperj, Maria Aquilar- Spanish, Teresa Burket- HECE, Sandra Munoz- theater arts, and Mary Lou McDonald- homemaking. Standing: David Moeller- ROTC, Dennis Hartman- band and math, Daniel Hermes- science, Scott Schorn- math. Not pictured are: Darren Schmidt- agriculture on the job training, Mark Haecker- agriculture, Susan Scheffel- art, Rene Perez- auto mechanics, Craig Brooks- commercial art, Robert Goodwin- CVAE, John Muschalek- English, Nicole Cieslicki- German, Guadalupe Espinoza- girls' PE, David Berry- industrial arts- woods, Evangelina Martinez- library science, Brad Rathburn- marketing and distributive education, Christina Villarreal- special education, and Kym Grudzinski- speech. 42 who s who Seniors Cherish Moment: Remember the times when butterflies the size of vultures hovered in your stomach? It happened when you performed your first piano recital or when you stood in front of a large au- dience to say your lines in the first grade play. But you also remember the pride that came after you received an excellent rating or you managed to coax the words you needed to say. Proud moments became more plentiful as you became move involved. The first time you received straight A's, when your big brother was accepted at West Point, and when your seventh grade football team was named district champions were all the moments that made you swell with pride. In high school, the demands were greater. It was tougher to make the honor roll. It wasn't your big brother applying to colleges-it was you who was working hard to be accepted to a college. May 21 was the date set for the seniors awards banquet. Seniors who were receiving awards received special invita- tions. Again, you felt the pride when that envelope was open- ed. You arrived excited and ex- pectant, wondering what tg of award you would recei The invocation was giv scholarships were distribut but the Who's Who awa' were yet to be given. In ez department an exceptional s dent was chosen for their terest, leadership, scholarsh and citizenship. It was a prc moment for those few seniors that would remembered. Forget all the pressures tj led to this moment. It v worth it. The moment i yours to savor and to take pr in your success. 5 if 4 Demontratring his talent! Keith Buck received a Who's Who award for metals. Q56 I f ,-:wffmss,r-- , f L fp.-1 Q-swf: m fn ,z fm J ww of Fencing for fun! Kenda Noah prac- tices fencing for French sym- posium. She received Who's Who in French. She works hard for her money! Cheryl Dees received Who's Who in vocational office education. 4 f mmf gg, T+ 2 quez-building trades, Gerald ing, Mary Holick-business. Who's Who recipients Santos Rodri- Lenz-Industrial Cooperative Train- Waiting for half time, Darryl Marsch visits with Mr. Gary Poeck. Darryl received Who's Who in social studies and in band. who's who-43 Q . 1 ' To KN 1' o f f g In the N ew s dri an Bake S igE'3?ff Sets? ooo fa oowoos, xxxo oxoxrlo, xxxo 0 ooooooooox-5, ooo goox goxg g'1oooxioxgoofxQxXgoox oogooox o o ooxx ox goo glxxoxx goo oxx ox sooxxs.. 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Pre-district did more than give the team a 4 and 0 record, it set the pace for the upcoming district games. Good sportsmanship and proper con- duct are the Unicorns' best traits. They demonstrate this at the Bastrop game as the team captains, Tim Doty C57j, Greg Bender fl6j, and Stoney Williams 1295, meet in the middle of the field to greet their opponents. John Matney also served as a team captain. 46 varsity football Going, going, gone! That's Rick Purdy as he runs through the San Marcos defense to score a touchdown. After the game, Robert Houde, Michael Wofford, and Greg Eanes congratulate David deLemos for a job well done. Photo by Jesse Gonzalez. 7 1 Aw, 9 yr I 5' A - X if 4 " Q Ms its iff' ' V Zak 'ww' Q A ,w.1f"' -if 'W if '.f N -1 - W-gr cw Members of the team: First row: Roy Flores-manager, Bobby Tristan, Victor Guerrero, David Guerrero, John Bankston, Chris Benson, Powell Phillips, Scott Hadlock, David deLemos, Paul Crawford, Reyes Medellin, Bryan Rosales-student trainer. 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J . -. - SEASON RECORD N.B. 29 San Marcos-T OPP. 0 Seguin-T 20 Bastrop-H 0 Lockhart-H 30 38 40 Georgetown-H 6 24 Canyon-T 1 5 3 1 0 7 7 Gonzales-T 20 Kerrville-H 16 6 Fredericksburg-T 7 23 Hays-H Here-Hg There-T 0 Won-Lost-Tied, 8-1-1 48 varsity football Greg Bender C163 is scrambling to escape the tackle of a Lockhart defender. Weston Pacharzina 1639 and Brent Free 1835 make a tackle on a Tivy running back. Photo by Jesus Gonzalez. 4- - - ' nicorns Struggle to Reach Pla off District was an uphill strug- gle. As stated by Coach Jim Streety, "ln the middle of district, the Unicorns just were not playing their best." It was to the Unicorns credit that they were still good enough to win and earn a spot in the playoffs. The Unicorns played six games with a 4-1-1 record in district. The first game was against Canyon. The Cougars put up a good fight to keep the offense from scoring, but they were unsuccessful. Rick Purdy, Paul Crawford, and David deLemos scored against the Cougars to put the Unicorns on top 24-15. The team shined against the Lockhart Lions. Greg Bender attempted 14 passes and com- pleted ll of them. Rick Purdy played exceptionally well, scor- ing four touchdowns. The Unicorns won 31-0. The hardest game the Unicorns played was against Gonzales. The Apaches recovered three fumbles. The only touchdown made was by tight end, Mark Millet, with an extra point made by Bobby Tristan. The Unicorns were trailing at the half by three points in the Kerrville game, but came back in the second half with two touchdowns. David deLemos ran 26 yards for a touchdown, and Paul Crawford pushed across from two yards out for another score. The final tally was 20-16. The stormy weather at Fredericksburg complicated the team's game plan. The Unicorns led at the halftime, 6- 0. The Billies came back in the second half with a touchdown to take the victory, 7-6. The Unicorns clinched a spot in the playoffs with a victory over Hays. The Unicorns allow- ed only four first downs-none in the second half. Greg Bender attempted 12 passes with 7 completions. Rick Purdy ran 133 yards for one touchdown. David deLemos gained 85 yards on one touchdown run, and Brett Bingham ran 38 yards for another touchdown. The game ended, 23-0. The Unicorns were second in district and eighth in state before competing in the playoffs. Team members Tim Doty, Bryan Frassmann, Mark Millet, Doug Campbell, and John Matney were named to the all district team. The uphill struggle paid off and it was on to the playoffs. Many hours of rough practice dur- ing the summer were required. Coach Tim Kingsbury gives in- structions to the team. 8 ,N AA' M , .4 J it V .fin - Vi .... 7. . It A 2 Jw if .z if . 5' . 'L 5-'Wi Z7 "gr -: 1, fffzwr ' w I ii "4 4 la ,, 4 'C " J 2412-ei, V Ar' 31' ' 4 1' .1 5' :Le il y: ' ha ve ky .- t" V, . f..f.f:i. 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And Then There Were Four This game claimed the bi- district championship. During the Brownsville Pace game, New Braunfels gained 304 yards while Pace gained 102 yards with only 4 first downs. David deLemos sprinted 65 yards to put the first points on the board follow- ed by a field goal in the second half. David deLemos and Rick Purdy both gained over 100 yards rushing. The final score was New Braunfels 10 and Pace 7. The Unicorns were regional champs. Pure revenge was the motivation in the Fredericksburg game. The Unicorns ran over 80 offensive plays. The defense allowed only three first downs during the game. The final score of this quarter final clash was Unicorns 16 and the Billies 12. The Unicorns faced Bay Ci- ty with a positive attitude. Trainer Dean Laird com- mented, "Bay City appeared very well prepared and had faster, more talented athletes." Early in the game, an offensive breakdown led to the first in- terception and score for Bay City. From there things went downhill. When the clock ran out, the final score was New Braunfels 6 and Bay City 49. When the dust cleared, New Braunfels was ranked tenth in the state and was one of two schools in the state to finish in 50-varsity football Paul Crawford 1351 shakes loose a Fredericksburg defender. Moral support is important. Chris Ben- son C24J, Mike Sullivan 1771, and Powell Phillips i651 cheer for the team during the Bay City game. the top ten for three cc secutive years. Team membc Tim Doty, Bryan Frassmar and Bobby Tristan were nam to the All Centex team. A state players were Tim Dc -and Bryan Frassmann. Although the loss to Bay C ty was a disappointment, t team and coaches we credited with another su cessful season. After all, a l of other folks had checked their gear weeks earlier. Team doctor Bob deLemos and trail Dean Laird help Stephen Millett Cf off the field. 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' Q . : f I' - i '.. ess' - s ' R C -fix Fw .J "'Jf"'3' - .- oi' Us 5 ' M X 'f K N ' f 4121- 1- .2 ' 5, g ' . .KA ' 'H 5 ii X igm. ha A . 4 . . J A N j: - . t , .... I . .. 4- -1 '. .. .. "N K H4 . f ' ,.-- A.. fkfvif-an .. . .. . K .... s. ' .r.g-.sis-Q . .. .- . .. -- ' . . K. 1 ff l " 'sse 52-junior varsity football Members of the team: First row: Richard Hollums, Stephen Hanz, Craig Compton, John McKinney, Barry Baker, Richard Gonzales, Chad Tiller, Mike Ross, Brian Scheele, Noe Robledo. Second row: Eddie Robinson, Bobby Douglas, Kirk Norton, Shannon Reinhard, J. T. Cody, John Cook, Mark Walters, Mike Myers, Mateo Caballero. Third row: Coach David Bailiff, Darrin Toney, Larry Longori Felix Velez, Cruz Gomez, To Nance, Joe Reyes, Tom Duke, P. McClain, Greg Carter, Willia Dalrymple, Damon Millet. Fourth roi Klint Massey, David Crews, Kev Webb, Claude Porterie, Terry Thom Brett Fey, Victor Sierra, Steph Millet, Kenneth Findley, Billy Lytto Donald Moreno. Practice What made the junior varsi- ty team successful? The skills did not just come naturally. Hours of grueling practice on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays with games on Thursdays helped develop and polish skills. The practices in- cluded jingle jangles, weight lifting, gut quarters, and metabolics. Personal talents Makes Perfect combined with abilities as a team added to the success of the team. The team reigned as district champions. Coach David Bailiff stated, "If such good qualities are kept up, they have a very good chance of winning a district trophy the next two years." The season record showed only one loss with nine victories to the credit of the young team. All the hours of practice and teamwork finally paid off. The team met personal goals and achieved a winning season as a group. Stephen Millet 1443 is lighting for extra yardage at Hays while Kenneth Findley 1723 protects against the defenders. Photo by Jesus Gonzalez. hi- junior varsity football-53 Doing What I Expected, Making a ame Not a whole lot of recogni- tion was given to the freshman football team. Most of the "glory" went to junior varsity and varsity. But just being on the team meant a great deal to the guys. It was not just wear- ing the football jersey and practicing everyday. It was go- ing out there and winning the game and making a name for the team. Providing a foundation for techniques and giving the players experience they needed to advance to the j .v. and varsi- ty squads were special purposes of the freshman team. The fact that the stadium was not filled did not prevent the team from performing well and posting an outstanding record of 7-2-1. The players trained for the op- portunity to move up to the junior varsity level. They ap- plied the skills they learned to make them better football players and teammates. Good defense is the best offense. Brett Stahl C551 flies into the air to tip the ball away from an Apache receiver. Leon Sneed 1155 snags a pass and makes a good return with the help of Ryan Purdy 1335 blocking. 54-freshman football ,.-Q Andy Chappel-Boone, Sam Bowen, David Pointer, Tim Hinkhouse, Jimmy Villarreal, Robert Raborn, Steve Hamm, Jr. Gallegos, Harold Tarlton. Third row: Coach Neal Miller, Ricardo Young, Johnny Martinez, Michael Padilla, Leon Sneed, Eric Schroeder, Alan Matney, Christian Finke, Gerardo Benavides, Vance Bingham, David Faulkner, Brian McDaniels, Coach Donald Gann. Fourth row: Barry Pfannstiel, Paul Kerkez, Mark Shafer, Brett Stahl, Ryan Purdy, Marshall Craig, Daniel Friesenhahn, Brock Romine, Paul Brotze, Joe Vasquez, Geroge Carrera, Ralph Gonzales. Not pictured: Dustin Caddell, Richie Mullis. 8 Us Key blocking by Johnny Martinez 1455 enables Eric Schroeder 1423 to sprint down field for extra yardage against Gonzales. Making a touchdown is the purpose of the offensive game. Johnny Martinez 1451 congratulates Eric Schroeder 1425 for adding six points to bring the team closer to victory. ,ll SEASON RECORD OPP. 12 San Marcos-H 0 20 Seguin-T 0 26 Bastrop-T 6 0 Georgetown-T 20 6 Canyon-H 6 8 Lockhart-T 6 22 Gonzales-H 14 22 Kerrville-T 6 8 Fredericksburg--H 12 36 Hays-T 8 N.B. won-lost-tied: 7-2-l home-Hg there-T freshman football 55 Think Positive What qualities are required to be a good volleyball player? According to the members of the team, dedication, desire, and a positive attitude hit the top of the list. These qualities were important to the team to make it successful. Since there were only two returning senior starters, Dawn Cook and Teresa Thomas, much mental as well as physical preparation was essential. Mental exper- tise, toughness, and emotional stability contributed to the teamis success. The Unicorns started the naments, but Kim Wright was honored with the all- tournament title at the Fraulein Volleyfest. The team finished out pre-district with a loss to Smithson Valley, but earned an overall pre-district record of 10-9. The team came a long way in pre-district to cap off the season with ten wins. The members claimed this was the result of a positive attitude. The major concern was to have a strong team that could work together. Whether they won or lost, the Unicorns took pride in season with a 15-9, 15-12 vic- tory over Alamo Heights. They participated in two pre-district tournaments in San Marcos and New Braunfels. The team did not place in these tour- their volleyball skills. One of the two returning seniors, Teresa Thomas tl7j, demonstrates her serving ability during the Urseline game. .-. Members of the varsity squad are: Standing: Teresa Thomas, Tracy Shoemake, Dawn Cook, Kim Wright, and Heather Seay. Kneeling: Donna Winkler, Lisa McKinnis, Claudia Perry-Coach, Dana Mills, and Sabrina Sanchez. Sitting: Rhoda Reed, Michele Doeppenschmidt, and Kelly Wright. Diving to save the ball, Heather Seay t2lJ tries to prevent a Round Rock score on a spike. 56-varsity volleyball l- L Concentration is an important part of volleyball. Senior Dawn Cook, keeps her eyes on the ball to pass it to a teammate. 5 Q L' - . 1 . .. . - - to Sisters work together. Junior Kim Wright 1231 and sophomore Kelly Wright U15 succeed in blocking a spike by Canyon's Suzie Cuddy 175. Photo courtesy of N.B. HERALD. varsity volleyball-57 Team Enjoys Friendl Ri alr All sports have their share of rivalry. In our town, there ex- ists a friendly rivalry with Ca- nyon High School that has turned into a tradition. It is not only school against school, it is a more personal rivalry because the members of each team know each other from other out of school activities. Some of the students are even related to the rivals. Since 1980, the teams have battled it out and the results were always the same. In each game the scores are ex- tremely close. Winning boiled down to one aspect, homecourt advantage. Each year when the Unicorns hosted Canyon, they were victorious, and when Ca- nyon hosted the Unicorns, they came out on top. The first district game against Canyon was lost 13-15, 13-15 in the Canyon gym. The second game however, the var- sity won 15-12, 15-12 at home. Scores are similar from past years. In fact, Canyon has scored a total of 222 points against the varsity and the Unicorns have scored 249 points against Canyon. Coach Claudia Perry stated, S'The tradition lives onf' The tradi- tion is not only the one win, one loss status every year, but the friendly rivalry which gets the teams worked up for these games. The Unicorns missed a play-off chance, but did win a match against the eventual State Champions and helped continue the traditional rivalry against Canyon. ,.....-n r. 58 varsity volleyball Rhonda Reed and Dawn Cook lead the team in a cheer as they make their way down San Antonio street in the Comal County Fair Parade. Reaching higher, Dana Mills U85 prepares to spike the ball during the Canyon game. Photo courtesy N. B. Herald. l Donna Winkler 1251 concentrates on passing the ball to another teammate. Photo courtesy N. B. Herald. SEASON RECORD Westlake 14-16, 15-3, 10-15 L Temple smt 15-12, 15-12 W Alamo Heights 15-9, 15-12, W Seguin smt 8-15, 15-13, 12-15 L Hondo tt 2-15, 15-11, 15-6 W Smithson Valley smt 15-5, 13-15,15-17 L Pearsall tt 2-15, 4-15 L 'Lockhart 14-16, 11-15 L Austin Reagan tt 16-14,10-15,15-11W 'Tivy 5-15,15-9,15-11W Southwest 15-8, 15-13 W 'Canyon 13-15, 13-15 L Providence 15-7, 15-13 W 'HHYS 11-15, 6-15 1- Round Rock ll-15, 7-15 L 'Lpckhart 15-9, 15-2 W Ursuline 15-9, 15-2 W 'Tlvy 12-15, 15-17 L Southwest vf 15-8, 15-8 W 'Canyon 15-12, 15-12 W Lockhartvf 11-15,15-12,9-15L "'HayS 15-10,14-16,15-3W Carrizo Springs vf 15-5, 15-8 W 'Tivy 12-15, 6-15 L Georgetown vf 15-8, 5-15, 4-15 L John Jay 15-17, 3-15 L Smithson Valley 15-13, 15-9 W W-Wing L-Loss 'District tt Tivy Tournament vf Volleyfest smt San Marcos Tournament With a look of determination, Tracy Shoemake C201 bumps the ball to the center. Photo courtesy N. B. Herald. - - varsity volleyball-59 Unit I the Key Playing as a team is the most important aspect of winning in any sport. Although the season record did not show it, the team had a difficult and slow start due to a lack of unity. Accor- ding to Coach Claudia Perry, the girls quickly realized this and the result was a new at- titude and a winning season. They began district with a 7-0 pre-season record and ended the season with a record of 16- 6 overall. This accomplish- ment, according to the players, was a result of hard work and an extra effort by all. The team began practice in the beginning of August and practiced three hours a day. This became ob- vious in the games and tournaments. The team played in two tour- naments. At the San Marcos contest, the girls defeated Killeen, San Marcos, and Tem- ple to take second place. The second tournament was held at Smithson Valley, where they won the Consolation trophy after beating Hays and Southwest. The junior varsity exhibited the qualities of a winning team as they projected a positive at- titude, along with the will- ingness to work hard together toward developing their play- ing skills. According to the members of the team, team- work and self discipline were their keys to success. Going down to bump the ball, Sonia Munoz C173 tries to keep the play alive. 60-junior varsity volleyball Members of the team: Standing: Jenny De Villez, Linda Schwanz, Coach Claudia Perry, Jana Chafin, and Stevie Smith. Kneeling: Michelle Simmonds, Sonia Munoz, Debbie Smith, Michelle Butler, and Beverly Poole. ,lily Michelle Butler 1251 sets the ball as teammate Debbie Smith 1155 stands prepared to make the hit. Proper techniques pay off. Linda Schwanz C231 bumps the ball and makes a good pass to her teammate. f. 1.-am sr , SEASON RECORD Westlake 15-10, 15-1 W Southwest 15-9, 15-6 W Providence 12-15, 15-3, 15-1 W Round Rock 15-7, 1-15,15-3 W Ursuline 15-5, 15-7 W John Jay 15-9, 15-11 W Smithson Valley 15-12, 15-13 W 'Lockhart 13-15,15-11,11-l5L "'Tivy 11-15, 2-15L Killeen smt 15-11, 15-4 W San Marcos smt 15-2, 13-15,17-15 W Temple smt 15-12, 12-15, 15-7 W Seguinsmt 15-12,11-15,3-15L "CaI1y0I1 16-14, 9-15,15-11W 'Hays 16-14,15-10W 'Lockhart 15-16, 9-15,15-12W Westlake svt 15-10, 10-15, 14-16 L Hays svt 17-15, 15-7 W Southwest svt 15-7, 13-15, 15-7 W 'Tivy 11-15,13-15L 'Canyon 6-15,15-13,7-15L 'Hays 15-10,15-7 W W-Wing L-Loss 'District smt San Marcos Tournament svt Smithson Valley Tournament junior varsity volleyball-61 l Carrying on Tradition District Champions five years in a row is a tough act to follow. The freshman team was well aware of the challenge that they were to maintain this tradition. Under the direction of Coach Claudia Perry, the team was on their way to another winning season. The team started pre-district with a loss to Westlake, but quickly came back with six consecutive wins. The freshmen attended two tournaments during the season. At the San Marcos tourna- ment, the team received fourth place after defeating San Mar- cos and Round Rock. In the other tournament at Smithson . . rc" ff 1 I Q A -rf M 423 62 freshman volleyball Valley, the freshmen defeated Westlake, Smithson Valley, and Canyon to secure the first place trophy. The team ended the season with a 17-4 record and the title of district champions. This group did their part in preserv- ing the winning tradition for the freshmen portion of the volleyball program. Team spirit and enthusiasm helped the girls earn a record of 17-4. Linda Woodward C161 and Jennifer Smith 1213, give a cheer with the team before going out on the court. One of the skills learned by the volleyball player is the offensive hit. Yvonne Mesa QZSJ demonstrates this skill during a game. Members of the team: Standing: Denise Thompson, Yvonne Mesa, Linda Woodward, Stephanie Millett, Heather Woods, Becky Butcher, Roxane Holz, and April Morales. Kneeling: Jennifer Smith, Yvonne Cantu, Lisa Brehm, Coach Claudia Perry, Stephanie Morgan, Rosemary Lacy, and Ann Tengler. Sitting: Inez Villanueva, Vicki Aguirre, Christina Caballero, and Debbie Camareno. Heather Woods 1263 jumps to block a spike by the opponent from Tivy. ss' Yvonne Cantu 1171 attempts to tip the ball over the net to score a point. SEASON RECORD Westlake 15-10,12-15,11-15 L Round Rock smt 15-5, 4-15,15-1 W Providence 15-8, 15-12 W Westwood smt 10-15, 15-10, 14-16 L Round Rock 16-14, 15-0 W Westlake smt 16-18, 5-15 L Ursuline 8-15, 15-0, 15-6 W 'Lockhart 15-2, 15-3 W Johnjay 8-15,15-11,17-15W Westlakesvt 15-12,15-11W Smithson Valley 16-14, 15-1 W Smithson Valley svt 15-7, 15-5 W 'Lockhart 15-11,15-13W Canyon svt 15-13,15-10W 'Tivy 13-15, 15-6, 4-15 L 'Tivy 15-8,15-5 W 'Canyon 16-14,12-15,15-5 W 'Canyon 15-17, 15-5, 15-9 W 'Hays 15-7,17-15W 'Hays 15-17,16-14,15-6W San Marcos smt 15-2, 15-12 W W-Wing L-Loss smt-San Marcos Tournament 'District svt-Smithson Valley Tournament ..-.Y A YH, , 1. freshman volleyball-63 Members of the boys' team: Standing: Marty Espinosa, Mike Payne, and Richard Pink. Kneeling: Efren Maldanado, Hector Hernandez, and Chris Coley. Not pictured are Howard Phelan and James Caldwell. Meet Results Boys Girls Third District Second Regionals Second State Sixth v Runners Do Smil Erma Bombeck wrote, "Runners are not happy peo- ple, the only time they smile is when their shoe strings come untiedf' However the girls cross country team definitely had something to smile about with a sixth place overall win at state. Kim Whitaker took first with a time of 10:58.54 and set the course record. Kourtney Kahler placed sixth after being out for four weeks with a sprained ankle. Teresa Thomas, Ramona Sanchez, Robin Raborn, and Aimee Norton also helped contribute to the win. "The boys did well in representing New Braunfels," stated Coach Fred Pink, "and they are growing stronger every.. year." Both teams scheduled six races before the district meet. Because of people being sick or hurt, there were not enough people to run as a team, so they 64--cross country had to compete individually. Four of the boys' meets were run as a team, however. They received third place at Medina Valley and Gonzales, fourth at Fredericksburg, and sixth at Kerrville. The girls' cross coun- try team only ran as a full team in the district, regional, and state meets. The girls placed second and the boys placed third at district. First and se- cond place winners advanced to regionals. The girls placed se- cond at the regional meet in San Antonio. They then travel- ed to Georgetown for state where they placed sixth. In the end, hard work, dedication, and consistency paid off individually and for the team. These runners definitely had something to smile about. Sprinting to the finish line, Kim Whitaker earns a first place win at state. Photo courtesy N. B. HERALD. 'tau Who said security blankets are just for little kids? Sophomore Terri Sides, and her favorite baby blanket, take a mo- ment by themselves to reflect on the race in Kerrville. Pacing themselves, Greg Whitaker and James Caldwell prepare for a strong finish at the Fredericksburg meet. Howard Phelan races down hill at the district meet where the boys' team placed third. Members of the girls' team: Standing: Ramona Sanchez, Virginia Hildebrand, Maria Bayer, Terri Sides, and Aimee Norton. Kneeling: Kourtney Kahler, Kim Whitaker, Robin Rabom, and Belinda Rodriguez. Not pictured: Christina Villalobos. cross country-65 G g Bender 1327 leaps high t the air 'n an attempt to detiect an opponent's pass. N PRE-DISTRICT RECORD N.B. OPP. 43 Clemens-H 62 47 Bellville-"' 71 68 Bastrop-'k 37 46 Waelder-2' 59 53 Seguin-H 56 59 Pflugerville-5' 8 1 51 Canyon-1 34 48 Taylor-X 73 40 Alamo Heights-H 69 66 Healy-Murphy-"' 44 68 Boerne-H' 39 68 Blanco-X 65 39 Samuel Clemens-T 74 68 Westlake-T 79 67 Smithson Valley-T 37 68 Boerne-H 56 won-lost: 7-9 here-Hg there-T3 tournament-"' 1 Members of the team: First row: David ? Caddell, John Matney, Randy Long, John Muschalek, and V t Sierra. f Second row: Greg Bend T dd Baris, Brent Free, Tilo Schmidt, K Ikels, d Coach Cliff Wilkins. 66-varsity bask tb ll 5 f A fa fr .ff Agility pays off! Using a quick maneuver, John Muschalek 1103 escapes his fifth foul during the Gon- zales game. Concentration is the key! Victor Sierra C221 lines up the ball for a free throw. Histor Repeats Itself For the Unicorn basketball program, history repeated itself. For the second straight year, the basketball team suf- fered because of the football team's success in the state playoffs. The Unicorns suited up only seven players for most of the pre-district schedule, and only one of those players had ever seen action in a varsi- ty basketball game. The tough pre-district schedule did not help the cause either. Without the football players, the team won only two games, one of those a 51-34 stomping of cross-town rival Canyon. David Caddell, Bill Fox, Mike Wof- ford, Todd Baris, Tilo Schmidt, Robin Elrod, and John Muschalek formed the mini- version of the Unicorn basket- ball team. After what seemed like forever for the players beginn- ing the season, the entire squad was intact on December 12th. Greg Bender, John Matney, Brent Free, Kenan Ikels, and Victor Sierra came over from football to complete the squad. The team did not have much time to prepare for the district opener, which was less than a month away. The Unicorns lost their first game as a complete squad to the state ranked Alamo Heights Mules. The Unicorns did, however, get on track at the Boerne Tourna- ment. The Unicorns finished out the pre-district schedule with a 61-31 thrashing of Smithson Valley. Heading into district play the team was 7-9. varsity basketball-67 SEASON RECORD N.B. OPP. 43 Canyon 52 52 Lockhart 60 41 Gonzales 55 55 Kerrville 66 58 Fredericksburg 67 82 Hays 47 58 Canyon 61 58 Lockhart 62 45 Gonzales 50 56 Tivy 54 69 Fredericksburg 34 62 Hays 51 Won-Lost: 4-8 Looking across the court to find a teammate, Victor Seirra C221 prepares to pass the ball. Overcoming the opposition, Tilo Schmidt 1501 jumps high to keep the defender from blocking his shot. Photo courtesy of N.B. HERALD. 68-varsity basketball ! nff""" 15 The Lockhart game was parents night. John Matney 1445 walks proudly beside his mother as they are introduc- ed before the game. Brent Free 1203 on defense rushes to keep up with an Apache opponent. lard Luck Is Hard to Gvercome The beginning of district ay meant a new season had rived for the Unicorns. The am, however, had a hard time tting rolling in district play. ie Unicorns lost the district tener to Canyon, 52-43, and it ok a long time to recover om this loss. The team lost its :xt four games. "I thought the iening loss to Canyon was ry crucial," said Unicorn :ad coach Cliff Wilkins. The nys did not get on track until e last game of the first round. fter losing the first five strict games, the Unicorns ploded against the Hays l ,, Rebels. Every player con- tributed in the effort as the Unicorns demolished Hays by a score of 82-47. The second round of district play was not much better for the hard luck Unicorns. The team lost three very close games to knock themselves out of playoff contention. The Unicorns lost to Canyon by three, Lockhart by four, and Gonzales by five in consecutive games. The Unicorns, however, did not give up. In the very next game, the team rebounded to knock off the then district leading Kerrville Tivy Antlers. I ---in - 1- The team finally got the break they needed when Greg Bender's desperation shot from the corner went in with no time remaining. Bender led the team with 22 points in the 56-54 vic- tory over Kerrville. The Unicorns finished out district play with two strong games against Fredericksburg and Hays. Fredericksburg, who had beaten the Unicorns by nine points in their first meeting, did not have a chance as the Unicorns jumped out to an ear- ly lead and never let up. The team beat the Billies, 69-34. In the last game of the season, the Unicorns continued their win- ning ways by trouncing Hays, 62-51. The squad was 4-8 in district, but Coach Wilkins was pleased with the effort. "I think we showed a lot of courage and intestinal fortitude by coming back and winning our last three games," said Coach Wilkins. "I think we proved to everyone that we are not quittersf' he continued. The Unicorns never could quite get over the hump. As Wilkins stated, "With a few breaks, things could have been a lot different." varsity basketball-69 A quick pass to Barry Baker 1243 under the basket sets up a lay up shot. Mike Wofford 1143 drives down court to set up an offensive play. ee 14 J.V. team members: Kneeling: Claude Porterie, Patrick Gilbert, Stephen Hanz, Martin Espinosa, Craig Compton, and Barry Baker. Second row: Coach Neal Miller, Terry Thomas, Alan Walker, Adam Havens, Damon Millett, Klint Massey, Mike Wofford, and Bill Fox. 70-Junior varsity basketball XCUR X XC 0,9 X500 00 32019 3205? N.B. 44 Samuel Clemens 53 Hays 52 Lockhart 45 Canyon 39 Seguin 47 Alamo Heights 49 Cole 40 Dripping Springs 58 Smithson Valley 68 Samuel Clemens 42 Westlake 59 Smithson Valley 44 Boerne Canyon Lockhart Gonzales Kerrville Fredericksburg Hays Canyon Lockhart Gonzales Kerrville Fredericksburg Hays Won-Lost 16 9 ...W ,,., - 71? . S uw Season Has U S and D WNS Hardships are a part of every season. Instead of letting hard- ships get them down, the team used them to build on and plac- ed second in district. One hard- ship was an attack of the flu which caused at least one starter to be missing from every game. Barry Baker was the only person to escape the flu bug. The team opened the season with a win over Samuel Clemens, 44-37. They were in- consistent in wins and losses until the middle of the season. Around the fifteenth game, despite the flu epidemic and other obstacles that stood in the way, the squad won eight Playing good defense is important. Coach Neal Miller gives Stephen Hanz 1421 pointers on the full court press. Zeroing in on the basket, Damon Millet 1541 takes extra care to up his percen- tage at the free throw line. games in a row before losing to Kerrville. The team won two more games to end the season with a 16-9 record. The team participated in two tournaments held at Hays and Smithson Valley. At Smithson Valley the squad rumbled to a third place finish. One thing that attributed to the success of the team, accor- ding to Coach Neal Miller, was the strong leadership shown by the juniors, especially Bill Fox and Mike Wofford. Coach Miller also stated that the ef- fort put in at practices was another factor in the team's success. junior varsity basketball 71 Team Peaks Too Late The extended football season put off practices for the freshmen for one month because Coach David Bailiff had to help prepare for the football playoff games. During the preseason, the team played 5A schools. These teams were more advanced in their skills and provided stiff competition. The team worked on techni- ques and skills. These skills were developed by conditioning mentally and physically. Physically, the team put in two hours of rough practice daily which included running across the gym floor seventeen times. Mentally, the squad went over the top plays and each player prepared individually for their team assignment. The A team finished out the season with a 8-10 record. Leon Sneed and Alan Matney were exceptional players who A TEAM SCORES N.B. OPP. 41 East Central 79 38 Clemens 51 50 Kitty Hawk 51 38 Canyon 37 44 Alamo Heights 51 26 Kitty Hawk 44 34 Sequin 43 52 Boerne 28, 60 Alamo Heights 68 59 Canyon 35 52 Kirby 36 35 East Central 77 43 Clemens 58 45 Kitty Hawk 72 63 Seguin 42 60 Alamo Heights 54 68 Canyon 59 54 Kirby 43 Won-Lost: 8-10 72 freshmen basketball led the team in scoring. Leon averaged 19 points per game and Alan averaged 8.1 points. The B team ended up with a 4-8 record. Chris Finke and Chris Coley were the players leading this squad, averaging 3.2 points per game. "Both teams got off to a slow start, but at the end of the season they were competitive with everyone in district," stated Coach Bailiff. Unfor- tunately, they peaked too late. The A team was ranked fifth out of eight teams in the tri- city conference tournament. Giving his all, Christian Finke M25 out- jumps a Kirby opponent. A team members: Kneeling: Bobby Smith, David Williams, Tim Zipp, Tim Hinkhouse, Leon Sneed, Gilbert Aguirre. Second row: Mark Shafer, Ralph Gonzales, Brock Romine, Alan Matney, Neal Donop, and Coach David Bailiff. Q i 4 3 7 .eg 3. di Wx fig ..AA . , A . - 1-.ea .Q 4-1:15 sawn. me C. - grass i s - l - su, nfs- -f .4 . .. qs., ,Wx-1.16-sf . ka la f M Lv had bil 'ga ' W , ' 1 W.. V, i .......,....,........., W ,,....,.... B .5 ,,,, My Q , 71,994 Q1 14,3 ' , I , ,fi U 3 gi ,Wwe 3 W 5152 f, ,--.7 e"'f'f ,tw In 4 Wvg N, , .sa M9557 ' ., , ,, ,,,, f, .loaf , ,, , , , will B team members: Kneeling: Kevin Bell, Tom Clark, Carl Hoffmann, Chris Coley, J. R. Gallegos. Second row: Daniel Friesenhahn, Chris Finke, Barry Pfannstiel, Ryan Purdy, Eric Schroeder, Mark Edwards, and Coach David Bailiff. A i l l B TEAM SCORES N.B. OPP. 26 East Central 19 20 Kitty Hawk 32 29 Seguin 49 37 Alamo Heights 16 24 Canyon 35 19 Kirby 37 30 East Central 22 22 Clemens 25 18 Kitty Hawk 47 37 Seguin 51 20 Alamo Heights 29 40 Canyon 20 Won-Lost: 4-8 Bobby Smith 1403 has the look of concen tration as he shoots a free throw. freshmen basketball-73 Patience Is a Virtue There are many qualities in- volved in building a basketball team. These qualities continue to be learned and developed during the season. Perhaps pa- tience is the most important characteristic of a team. The squad needed patience because they were young and had many skills to learn and develop quickly. The squad was very young, but Coach Patsy Davis quickly pointed out that this had its advantages and disad- vantages. "One of the advan- tages of being a young team was the eagerness of the players to learn. The disadvan- tages were the lack of ex- perience, jitters, and not being familiar with playing as a team," commented Coach Davis. The team also had only one returning starter, Teresa Thomas, and three returning players, Sabrina Sanchez, Kim Wright, and Debbie Smith. Members of the varsity: Standing: Teri Sides, Teresa Thomas, Kim Wright, Coach Patsy Davis, Janice Borgfeld, Jana Chatin, and Heather Seay. Sitting: Sabrina Sanchez, Debbie Smith, and Rhonda Reed. 74-varsity basketball This and the fact that there were only two seniors made the season more challenging, In past years, the team had a predominant number of seniors and a more solid basis to build the team upon. Despite the lack of senior leadership, the Unicorns won Consolation and Teresa Thomas was selected for the all-tournament team at the Boerne tournament. The most memorable game, however, was the game against Canyon at home. The reason being the big rivalry between the schools and the fact that Canyon defeated the Unicorns by only two points in the previous game. The Blue won the game, 44-26, and finished the season with a 8-18 record. Teri Sides t2lJ shows Unicorn sport- smanship as she congratulates Canyon rival, Kelly Landrum 1251, on a well played game. New Braunfels won 44-26. SEASON RECORD N.B. OPP. 39 Boerne 40 38 Ursuline 36 38 Southwest 32 32 Boerne 40 32 Smithson Valley 49 30 Ursuline 56 33 San Marcos 45 38 Canyon 53 28 Canyon 30 34 Fredericksburg 64 70 Cole 24 50 Smithson Valley 39 54 Lockhart 41 46 Smithson Valley 55 58 Smithson Valley 42 3l Boerne 41 37 Gonzales 44 36 Tivy 69 28 Fredericksburg 51 45 Hays 62 44 Canyon 26 42 Lockhart 39 47 Gonzales 51 33 Tivy 77 ght in the middle! Kim Wright C233 d fen . Determined to drive through he p po t J Ch f 1203 p h b ll a in uts t in s. ana compiled 66 e ear. Wg ktb 601166991 Team Leader "Teen was short for Teresa Thomas, a 5'7 senior, but Teresa was anything but short when she set her mind to ac- complishing a goal. She began playing basketball in third grade and considered her father the main influence behind her involvement in basketball. Tee also par- ticipated in volleyball, cross country, and track. Although she did well in all these sports, Tee liked basketball the best because of the options she had on the court and because there was more thinking involved in the game. She was a silent leader off the court according to her teammates. She did not say much on the court either, but when she did, her voice could always be heard. She was someone to look up to, and she was respected for her ability and enthusiasm toward basketball. Her enthusiasm was reflected in her playing and helped earn awards and honors her senior year. Tee held the record as the top scorer with 410 points total for the season 76--varsity basketball which was an average of 15.8 points per game. She was the top free throw shooter with a 56.8'Zn average from the free throw line, the top rebounder with a total of 265 rebounds, and the top person in intercep- tions with a total of 103, averaging 3.9 per game. Tee was also second in assists. She made first team in district, third team in regionals, and received the "all tournament" title at the Boerne Tourna- ment. Coach Patsy Davis felt that part of Tee's success was due to her aggressiveness in the game. "She has guts," com- mented Coach Davis. Tee felt that she did well in basketball because she just "likes playing basketball." With all these ac- complishments, Tee has a bright future. Although she was unsure about where she would like to attend college, Tee was positive that she would like to stay in Texas and play basketball. Tee also expressed an interest in studying educa- tion and eventually coaching basketball. Teresa Thomas, Janice Borgfeld, and their mothers applaud as the rest of the team and parents are introduced al parents' night ceremonies before the Gonzales game. Determined to make the pass good, Dana Mills fllj searches for a team- mate through an aggressive Fredericksburg defense. -1 The Unicoms' leading scorer, Teresa Thomas C121 adds another two points to her season total. On the fast break, Heather Seay U43 escapes opponents as she drives down court. .ff J.:- ,f 'Sf t A. Cross-town rivals meet. Jana Chatin 1201 carefully works the ball in to Kim Wright over Canyon's Lauren Burch 1311. Limited --Lots of Only seven players and the best record of all three teams made the team stand out. This and the fact that the record was the best record of any j.v. in the past three years gave the girls something to be proud of. Besides devoting their time to improving the season record, the team served as a stepping stone to the varsity squad. What the squad lacked in numbers, they made up with words of encouragement and support. The team started off the season with a loss to Boerne and came back to beat Ur- suline and Southwest to make the record 2-1. At the Canyon tournament the girls earned the consolation title and Teri Sides was named all tournament. The most memorable game was 78 Junior varsity basketball Time out! Coach Patsy Davis gives her team some pointers on the defensive press during the Canyon game. umbers Playing Time against Kerrville played at the Canyon tournament. The Unicorns defeated the Tivy team which had twice the number of players and a lot of height. The team finished out the season with a district record of 4-8 to earn fourth place in district and a 9-1 1 over all record. Since there were only seven members on the team, the players had an abundance of playing time. This provided ex- perience for the squad and a good basis for the future varsity. Freshman Yvonne Mesa 1451 shoots for two points in the game against Kerr- ville Tivy. Velma Sanchez QSOJ stands by to assist. After tying the ball with a Tivy player, Dana Mills 1221 tips the ball to an awaiting teammate. t sg st e 3-m,,,,,.a...a-Q--0 4 SEASON RECORD N.B. 29 Boerne 33 Ursuline 32 Boerne 50 Tivy 33 Canyon 36 Ursuline 29 Hays 42 Smithson Valley 36 Canyon 36 Lockhart 38 Smithson Valley 31 Smithson Valley 27 Boerne 47 Gonzales 37 Tivy 3 Fredericksburg 7 Canyon 4 Lockhart 8 Gonzales 8 Tivy OPP. 49 18 45 38 26 18 42 47 31 41 32 21 43 42 34 43 34 26 35 58 C ght th t Heather Woods,.I ny De Villez, and Kelly Wright listen for the whistle and the referee's call. Members of the team: Standing: R Fritsche, Dana Mills, Coach Patsy D H d J y D V11 K D K eather Woods, an enn e neeling: Beverly Poole, M1 hl oeppenschmidt, Vel Sanchez, d ellyWright. J tyb , , 6, 5 . . . Pla ers Disappear It was an ordinary team in an ordinary town, but something was definitely dif- ferent. Gradually, the players began to disappear. No, this was not a re-run of the Twilight Zone, it was not an at- tack of the plague, nor was it an extra-terrestrial being, it was the j.v. team recruiting members. The freshmen began their season with eight players and a 3-0 record by defeating Boerne, East Central, and Seguin. This record began to dwindle as the members of the team began to supplement the j.v. Besides this problem, there also was the problem of absent referees. In the home game against East Central High School, the referees failed to arrive and the girls were forced to forfeit. Three games before the end of the season, one player, Yvonne Mesa, returned from the j.v. to help ease the burden of a five player team. The last two games were lost. However, the scores were very close. The freshmen ended the season with a 6-12 record. Even in this no win situation, the freshmen believed that they were winners despite the record. According to coach Patsy Davis, something had to be said for the endurance of these players, not just physical- ly, but mentally. Through adversity, problems with referees, and the enrichment of the j.v., the squad never quit. Ur 80-freshmen basketball April Morales C403 is in the midst of a team struggle to gain control of the ball. ,,, . .. :f 2 Making the rounds. Linda Woo keeps in shape during off seas running and by lifting weights weight work out for the day is c of ten, which means using each s on the universal gym ten times. Members of the team: Standing: Coach Fred Pink, Yvonne Mesa, Roxane Holz, April Morales, and Coach Patsy Davis. Kneeling: Jennifer Smith and Linda Woodward. Sitting: Christina Villalobos and Christina Caballero. -iii f"' SEASON RECORD Boerne East Central Seguin Tivy Luling Clemens Kitty Hawk Seguin Boerne Tivy Canyon Kirby 'East Central Clemens Kitty Hawk Seguin Tivy Canyon "'Forfeit OPP. 18 22 29 67 16 30 80 25 20 36 32 45 40 52 24 49 26 -WM 035, A itli W ' . ,f ,f" l -im ,, 3 , Y at '3433 7 2 siiiiii 4 Q M 4 so Nr f - rttf 3 , nw, 6 Zur ffm 3'W-,ww . Vrr, ,I W' ,,., '-' Eff!- W, 'div vs A U of C Wig' ,f W, ' We X ""' iff-iw H L t'l' His, ftt' 'L 'ff HMA Driving down the court, Jennifer Smith Q20J sets up an offensive play to score two points. freshmen basketball-81 This year was an outstan- ding one as far as the overall ability of the boys' track team. "They always gave their best effort, and were always com- petitive", said head coach Lew Simmonds. "Our goal at the beginning of the season was to improve each week, and be as ready as we could be for the district meet, and I feel like we ac- complished that goal," he said. And they did indeed, however, this came after much hard work. The team began practice in the last week of February. "The season is too long to begin any earlierf' stated Simmonds. Practice consisted of average workouts of one and a half hours for the varsity and junior erall Ability Is Outstanding varsity runners, and about one hour for the freshmen. These workouts included running the 200 meter dash eight times for the varsity and j.v. teams, and tive times for the freshmen team. Workouts were held five days a week. The amount of work involved required a certain type of athlete. "He had to have in- testinal fortitude, a love of run- ning, a love of competition, and self motivation, if he was in- volved in field events, he need- ed strength, quickness, agility, and a competitive spirit," the coach commented. These qualifications produced a relatively strong team, in spite of some weakness in the 400 and 800 meter dash, and mile relay. Some of the strong .EJICURNS Members of the team: Bottom row: Brent Free, Coach Donald Gann, Keith Buck, Trainer Dean Laird, and Stoney Williams. Second row: Marty Espinosa, Mike Payne, John Matney, and Greg Bender. Third row: Steven Millett, David deLemos, Brett Fey, Randy Long, and John McKinney. 82 boys track 1 ,az Q Fourth row: Joe Reyes, Cruz Gomez, Kenan Ikels, and William Dalrymple. Top row: Kraig Krause, Victor Caballero, Bryan Frassmann, and Mike Sullivan. Perfect form takes Greg Bender up and over the bar in the high jump. members of the team were Kraig Krause, Brett Fey, Mike Sullivan, and Victor Caballero in the shot put and discus, Mike Payne, Joe Reyes, and Marty Espinosa in the 1600 and 3200 meter run, David deLemos in the 100 and 200 meter dash and in the 400 meter relay, and Kenan Ikels in the pole vault. Through dedication and hard work, the team was a'2'e to make a strong showing in the competitive circuit. They took first place in the Cougar Relays, third at the Unicorn Relays, second in the South Austin Relays, and finally, third at district competition in Kerrville. The most memorable meet was at Canyon. Sim- monds went on to say, "We 5 iff? W3 y . took first place, but the mo important thing was that v really came together as team." 'fl have always, and w: always stress that track is team sport, and this year team exemplified that purpos Pulling for each other and tl team was one of my major ol jectives. I feel that the runner with some hard work, can do 2 well or better next year, bl I'm not trying to emphasi' place, Ijust want the kids to d their best, thatls all I can as for," summed up Coac Simmonds. Don't judge an athlete by his facial e pression. Kenan Ikels appears to lat self-confidence, but he vaulted over tl bar for a personal best of 14 feet. --1,-si' f,,, M... U n ,Du NIL ..sf""- I A' ul -sy-v' Elia W.,-V ,f.,,,1.w . .W , .,.. . N.. .XM All the right moves. Bryan Frassmann uses fancy footwork and quickness to throw the discus at the Unicorn Relays. Photo courtesy of N.B. HERALD. Junior varsity members are: Bottom row: Phil McLain, Tom Duke, Richard Gonzales, and Hector Hernandez. Middle row: Danny Pape, William Dalrymple, Randy Long, and John McKinney. Top row: Keith Cook, Brett Fey, Greg Carter, and Larry Longoria. oak ..-f ,gt . Sl fs... .. ,TM Freshman members are: Bottom row: Tim Hinkhouse, Alan Matney, Coach Donald Gann, Chris Coley, and Travis Lacy. Second row: Leon Sneed, Bobby Smith, Kevin Bell, David Williams. Santiago Villarreal. Third row: Paul Kerkez, George Carrera, Manuel Lerma, Brock Romine, and Paul Brotze. Fourth row: Albert Gonzales, Efren Maldanado, Robert Raborn, Ryan Purdy, and Tim Zipp. Fifth row: Andy Chappell-Boone, Samuel Bowen, and Donald Kelly. Top row: Steve Hamm, Harold Tarlton, Mark Shafer, Brett Stahl, and Barry Pfannstiel. boys' track 83 Giving l00'Z1 effort, Keith Buck pushes himself out in front in the 100 meter high hurdles. S niors Lead As the track season drew to an end, Coach Lew Simmonds took time to reflect upon the team and its accomplishments. He also took time to make some personal comments about some of the seniors on the team. Keith Buck, captain of the team, was one such senior. "He had great work habits and always gave 10095 of his effort to anything he was involved in. He was truly an inspiration to both his coaches and fellow teammates," stated the coach. Greg Bender and Stoney Williams also came to mind. "Greg was a great athlete. He had a positive mental attitude and was an eternal optimist. Stoney had a great desire to ex- cel in his events. He was truly a pleasure to be around," Sim- monds continued. Team As for the members of the junior varsity team, Coach Simmonds felt that although they were small in number, the j.v. tracksters were composed of "excellent competitors and hard workers." Coach Sim- monds also felt that this was in- strumental in their placing se- cond in district competition. When asked about the freshmen team, Coach Sim- monds commented, "The freshmen team had many athletes, all good workers with positive attitudes. They have many possibilities for the future." Going over last minute instructions, Kenan Ikels, Brett Fey, and John Matney listen to Coach Lew Sim- monds before the meet. Straining under pressure, Steven Millet tries his best to make his mark count in the longjump. A nnux 9,3 84-boys track fp,-"" ? If ' 1 l - SEASON RECORD Chaps Relay, Austin Westlake-Fifth Place Ranger Relays, Smithson Valley-Fifth Place Antler Relays, Kerrville-Third Place Matador Relays, Seguin-Third Place Cougar Relays, Canyon-First Place Unicorn Relays, New Braunfels-Third Place South Austin Relays, Austin Berger CenterWSecond Place District Meet, Kerrville-Third Place ,W N I Q 'fl' ' il "' ,nin 1' f f Concentrating on stamina, Marty Espinosa tries to pace himself for a strong finish. Neck and neck, Mike Payne with Tivy runner Kent Bowers fight it out for a victory in the mile run. 14, ,JW Members of the team: Standing: Yvonne Mesa, Heather Woods, Jana Chatin, Linda Woodward, Teresa "Tf' Thomas, Virginia Hildebrand, Dana Mills, Michelle Butler, Lisa McKinnis, Donna Winkler, Amy Starnes, and Yolanda Cantu. Kneeling: Sharon Hanz, Stephanie Morgan, Aimee Norton, Michelle Simmonds, Marty Bussell, Suzie Zech, Rosemary Lacy, and Belinda Rodriquez. Sitting: Yvonne Cantu, Debra Baros, Christina Villalobos, Kingsley Kahler, Stephanie Dunham, Anne Tengler, Denise Thompson, Robin Raborn, Kim Whitaker, and Kourtney Kahler. eine "' 'e 2 4' ew- J Q t. fi-I ,L i y i ff?-Q., lg T 'R Q .i i rgg f i. . 5 -we u Lv 86 girls track Stretching out and warming up, Stephanie Morgan, Yvonne Cantu, Belinda Rodriquez, and Robin Raborn prepare themselves mentally for their races at the Smithson Valley Meet. Pacing herself for a strong finish, Aimee Norton prepares for the last lap of the 800 meter race. is " Season Record Chaparral Relays, Westlake Stadium, Austin- fourth Ranger Relays, Smithson Valley-sixth Antler Relays, Tivy Stadium, Kerrvilleethird Seguin Relays, Matador Stadium, Seguin- fourth Cougar Invitational, Cougar Stadium, New Braunfels-third District, Cougar Stadium, New Braunfels-thi: Regionals, Cabaniss Field, Corpus Christi-fift State, Memorial Stadium, Austin-eleventh X., all W Ha ing the Right cms- Attitud Is Difficult "As a member of the team, what did you think of the track season?" "Well for one thing, the meets were exhausting. Getting tense before your event and giving it all you had were hard on the psyche and the body. You had to be dedicated, keep in shape, and keep pushing yourself to be better. At the meets it was easy to hear us. We were the half-crazed team cheering on whoever was competing." "How did you feel after a meet?" "Afterwards you feel a great sense of relief, accomplish- ment, and exhaustion. It was a good feeling because even if you didn't win first place in your event, you tried your best. But no matter how exhausted we were, track was exciting and completely unpredictable. Some meets were very surpris- ing. At the Matador relays, we were predicted to place sixth or seventh because of the level of competition. We worked hard at that meet and took fourth place? "Where were the meets held and which was the most memorable?" "Most of us have our own opinion as to which was the most memorable. It was pro- bably the meet that each did their personal best in their event. Most of the team agrees, however, that the first meet, the Chaparral Relays at Austin Westlake, was the best because One, Two, Three, BLUE! is the cue to Belinda Rodriguez to receive the hand off from Michele Simmonds in the 880 meter relay. A hop, skip, and a jump, sophomore Jana Chafin uses good technique to make her mark in the triple jump. Photo courtesy of NB HERALD. at this meet there were many teams. Westlake has a nice track and the weather was nice with no strong wind. We placed fourth at the Chaparral Relays. Other people thought that the Kerrville and Seguin meets were memorable because they were feeling good that day and the weather was nice. The Smithson Valley and the Can- yon meets, where we placed sixth and third, were nice because we knew many of the people we were competing against. There was a more relaxed atmosphere and a sup- portive crowd." "How about the workouts, were they fun too?" "Yes, the learning involved and the hours of practice brought a group of individuals closer together. Coach Fred Pink deserves credit for instill- ing confidence in us regarding our abilities and for making the whole experience enjoyable." "When was the psyche you mentioned important?i' "All of the time. But if you got too psyched, nervousness was the result and you might blow it. Conversely, if you weren't psyched at all you had nothing to run on. Having the right attitude for a meet was difficult. This is also where Coach Pink helped by giving us confidence, which was really appreciatedf' "Track really sounds dif- ferent and exciting. It's been good talking to you. And thanks? girls' track 87 The phrase "Life in the fast lane" epitomizes the success the track team enjoyed this year. Through hard work and determination, tracksters were able to move up the UIL ladder to state competition. After district, 'those who placed first or second in their respective events were eligible for regional competition in Corpus Christi. This group consisted of Lisa McKinnis, Teresa Thomas, Kim Whitaker, and the 400 and 1600 meter relay teams. At regionals, Lisa McKinnis took fourth in the shot put with a mark of 35W feet, a personal best. Teresa Thomas placed se- cond in the 400 meter dash with a time of 59.7 seconds. Kim Whitaker placed first in the 3200 meter and 1600 meter run with times of 10.41 and 5.14 minutes respectively. The 400 meter relay team, con- sisting of Jana Chafin, Michelle Simmonds, Virginia 88 girls track Hildebrand, and Teresa Thomas, placed seventh with a time of 5.24 minutes, and the 1600 meter relay team of Jana Chafin, Virginia Hildebrand, Kourtney Kahler, and Teresa Thomas placed fourth with a time of 4.12 minutes. With a first and second place win, Kim and Teresa qualified for the state meet at Memorial Stadium in Austin. At state, Teresa placed sixth in the 400 with a time of 58.8 seconds. Kim took first in the 3200 meter run with a time of 10:43 minutes, and placed second in the 1600 with a time of 5:01 minutes behind Shelia Quigley of Austin Westlake. As a result of the outstan- ding performance of the track team, New Braunfels received tenth place in state competi- tion. The overwhelming success of the track team challenged future runners to keep the Unicorns in the fast lane. Q, , V .lex-Q my fi fg i in K' We W - ft Retracing the steps at the most critical meet. Kim Whitaker is there to lend moral support when Kourtney Kahler realizes that she is not going to state. 35 ...5:,H-,eq X- ar, 5. an .. 4 S z. - -A i.s,,ggg,,1. Z ' f V.. ' '- ff-A . 5, sg , ' K. si., he K .., The agony of defeat overcomes ney as she crosses the finish line Nancy Tieken from Canyon and cy Feller from Fredericksburg. nal pride and satisfaction are the Iings experienced by Kim Whitaker r receiving her medal for winning two mile run at state U.I.L. com- ition for 4A schools. Photo courtesy .B. HERALD. shing herself to the end, Teresa omas runs the last leg of the mile ay to help earn the team a first place 1. Off and running, sophomore Jana Chalin and junior Virginia Hildebrand concentrate on making a successful handoff in the 800 meter relay. I Il far so good are the thoughts going Kourtney's mind during the of the 800 meter race. She the competition would be tight. ini- - A Taking her mark, Kourtney concen- trates with confidence in herself and on the race ahead. Her goal is to go to the state meet. Kourtney Kahler realized she had a talent for running in elementary school when she began running after and catching boyfriends. She began running on the track team in seventh grade and has been running competitively ever since. Kourtney commented that track was good to her throughout the years. In her sophomore year, she earned the title of All American for her time of 2 minutes, 10 seconds in the 800 meter race. Kourtney's parents have always supported her endeavors as a runner and stressed the importance of a good education at the same time. Kourtney also ran on the Cross Country team and received third place at the state meet her junior year. In the same year when track season came around, Kourtney was unable to participate because of problems caused from stress fractures in her left hip. As a senior, Kourtney placed sixth at the state cross country meet. She began track season three weeks late because of new orthotics in her shoes which were needed to help correct her stride. Kourtney did not feel she was a sprinter or a two miler, that was why the 800 meter race was the perfect race and distance for her. This trackster not only ran the 800, but relays also. Kourtney's favorite race was the mile relay because she was able to work with other teammates toward a win. As for Kourtney's future, she made plans to attend Baylor University and to concentrate on other sports, like tennis and golf, which she has missed because of her devotion to track. Kourtney had athletic scholarship offers from Rice, the University of Texas, the University of Southern California at Berkley, Texas A8cM, and Arkansas. Kourtney felt there was a strong chance that she would participate in track in college, but her main concern was to get a good education and stay on top. girls' track 89 90-golf STA D UP and Take otice The team made themselves known this season. With a fifth place finish at the Region IV tournament, many schools had to stand up and take notice. Junior J. P. Rector shot an 81 and 79 to earn himself fifth place out of forty five golfers. Because of these scores, he was also named to the all-region team. Before this, at district, J. P. and David Vollbrecht were named to the all-district team. In the district tournament, the team tied for first place and lost in a sudden death play off with Seguin. David Caddell, Members of the team are: Front seati Mike Moreno, J. P. Rector, and David Caddell. Back seat: Tom Clark, David Anton, Lynn Kraft, David Vollbrecht, and Russell Fritsche. David Vollbrecht, Tom Clark, and Mike Moreno also par- ticipated in these tournaments. At the fall sports banquet, J. P. received the Most Outstanding Player award for the second year in a row. According to Coach Cliff Wilkins, even though the Unicorns finished the season fifth out of nine teams, he has plenty to look forward to next year. All five of his top golfers will be returning. Driving it home, Mike Moreno takes a hearty swing at the ball to get to the green. al.: SEASON RECORD Comal Tournament-Third Place Fredericksburg Tournament-Second Place Hays TournamentHSecond Place Seguin Tournament-Did Not Place Kerrville Tournament-Did Not Place Gonzales Tournament-Fifth Place David Vollbrecht concentrates on mak- ing his drive. Skill and concentration earned David a spot on the all district team. It's not just another game of putt-putt. Tom Clark putts to stay under par. For dedication, ability, and team leadership, J. P. Rector receives the Most Outstanding Golfer award from Coach Cliff Wilkins. golf-91 gm Regional qualifiers: Kneeling: Patty Scheffel and Sonia Munoz. Standing: Kevin Brown, Greg Bender, and Rodney Fischer. . 'W ,, ,, W 'Q fe' ,,, , -ff Y W ff' ,-W' ,Jw 'W' ,N ,J ,- f 'f " A ,. f -V N4 -f f -f' ff W nir 6 A LM ,ar Returning a volley, Rodney Fischer ap- proaches the net for a drop shot. Strong serves helped pave the way to the state tournament. Kevin Brown follows through on a serve. Pop Players Em rge S'Only top quality players ierge from New Braunfels gh Schoolf, stated Coach Lvid Mueller. Five team :mbers going to regionals .s evidence of this. Of the five at went, Kevin Brown won gionals and was a semi- ,alist at state. The only per- 1 Kevin lost to was Tim arez from Bastrop. He lost o matches to Tim, one early the season and the other in :state tournament. In the fall the team played in ght dual matches and three urnaments. Five team :mbers going to regionals .s the result of the spring Xi" """"""" ,i Wd play. At the end of the season, the team was second in district and had a season record of 24- 13. The top players on the team were: Boys: Kevin Brown, Greg Bender, Rodney Fischer, Alan Rompel, Kelley Smith, Chris Buck, and Mike Wofford. Girls: Denise Denson, Cathy Fisher, Sonia Munoz, Marlo Haas, Patty Scheffel, Crystal Bowen, and Jenny Mozeley. All team members got a taste of competition over the season. Coach Mueller sum- med up the whole season by saying, "We had a good season, but, there's always next year." Varsity team members: Sitting: Mike Valadez, Marlo Haas, Patty Scheffel, Crystal Bowen, Jana Sanders, and Jenny Mozeley. Kneeling: Rodney Fischer, Kris Buck, Sonia Munoz, Kathy Fisher, and Julie Clonts. Standing: Coach David Mueller, Kevin Brown, Greg Bender, Matti Mantynen, Mike Wofford, Kelley Smith, and Alan Rompel, ...av-51 X 5 E12 5 wt 'Hn' it fqsvm .,f""Y.iis Ll an 4 ..., -vang sm s 2 S ' 5 :iff ,eg ,AI new Two hands have more power. Patty Scheffel uses her skill for a two-handed backhand. varsity tennis-93 Learning Results From Pla The j.v. and freshmen teams have one thing in common. Both involve a learning process to prepare players for competi- tion, both mentally and physically. The j.v. team practiced everyday during fifth and sixth periods, as well as after school. All efforts paid off when the J.V. team members: Sitting: Shannon Pearson, Donnie Seidel, Jacque Schaefer, Gillian Cox, Jennifer Jaroszewski, and Sandy Fisher. Kneeling: Chris Skov, Chris Rodriguez, Dianne Sanders, Tammy Leuders, Richard Mejia, and Neal Craig. Standing: Coach David Mueller, Mark McWilliams, Greg Eanes, Jon Tillmann, Robert Moore, Scott Oranen, and Eric Oranen. 94-junior varsity tennis j.v. won district. During the season the players performed well in eight tournaments. Chris Skov and Mike Valadez won doubles and Alan Rompel won singles. Jennifer Smith won singles and Gillian Cox placed third in singles. The freshmen played in three tournaments and placed second in district. Jim Langabeer placed second in singles in the A division, and Derek Seidel placed fourth in singles in the B division. Jan Zimmermann and Stephanie Reidel won second place in doubles in the A division, and Neal Donop and Mason Haas placed fourth in doubles in the J ing T'mc B division. Players inproved thei abilities and skills. Many wi reach their goal by being abl to move up to the varsity levc next year, according to Coac David Mueller. i 11' ' f ,f an Q , Q . . 1. . .gg .- ""'T"' " e'W'L'h"7',H ii' 3 'fffff Lf: ,V 1. ' .... 5 . 'fZ5 ' if"fy. W 1 nk f ,ja 7 . f W l 3. Ji . 4 5 To win the game point, Chris Skov hits a forehand volley. We learn from mistakes. Eric Oranen foot faults while serving. fm., ' 5 I t WZ,.,.-,f""!A i 3 Us ' I 'Y-I t .Q t'::,f.:.: as ', -, . U .. ' X V 'r ' . - v in, lm A V,-.. 5' .4-""' E --.'. .41-uh During tournament play, JoAnn Mozelcy hits a superb forehand. In a doubles match, JoAnn Mozeley watches as Jan Zimmermann returns a volley with a forehand. Freshmen team members: Sitting: Lori Speicher, Jan Zimmermann, JoAnn Mozelcy, Susan Boasi, Jeanne Tousley, and Sandra Fey. Kneeling: Bobbie Schwab, Roxahne Adams, Jennifer Smith, Lori Sedlar, Misty Havens, John Calloway, and Jim Langabeer. Standing: Eric Berquist, Stephanie Reidel, Carl Hoffmann, Neal Donop, Mason Haas, Derek Seidel, Ronnie Vogel, Tyson Preusser, and Coach David Mueller. freshmen tennis 95 K5 ve 2 if e 5 1 a close play at home plate, Doug xmpbell awaits a throw from the out- cld. Photo courtesy of N.B. ERALD. Season Cut Short During the season the team was two games shy of reaching one of their goals, winning 20 games. Lack of confidence and experience were two main factors. The team played 25 games over the season including two tournaments. The squad started off the season with a win over Austin L.B.J. then lost to Round Rock Westwood and Austin Crockett. The team got back on track, winning first place at the Boerne Tourna- ment. The season ended with an 18-7 record. Four team members, Armando Martinez, Jeff Reeh, Bobby Tristan, and Ruben Zavala, made the all- district team. Three made honorable mention, David Caddell, Tomas Juarez, and Doug Campbell. Ruben Zavala, Bobby Tristan, and Armando Martinez were named to the super-centex team, and Bobby Tristan and Armando Martinez made all-state. Future plans look good according to Coach Peter Garza. Coach Garza stated, "We plan on working twice as hard and twice as long. We will not accept or tolerate defeat." ln a typical 10092: effort by the Unicorn players, David Caddell lunges after a fly ball near the fence. Varsity team members: Sitting: Michelle Jaramillo, and Isabel Solis. Kneeling: Barry Baker, Maggie Medellin, Alan Walker, Victor Sierra, Doug Campbell, Jeff Reeh, David Caddell, Robert Houde, and Don Duncan. Standing: Coach Peter Garza, Larry Barnes, Ruben Zavala, Tomas Juarez, Jeff Duncan, Bobby Tristan, Eddie Cantu, Armando Martinez, Roy Flores--Manager, and Coach Tim Kingsbury. varsity baseball 97 Pla off Hopes Fade 'LThe team had the physical talent to make the playoffs. Their record was good, but not good enough to win district and get into the playoffs," stated Coach Peter Garza. The team had the ability and desire to win, unfortunately, the group could not get everything together at the same time. An l8-7 record held them back from reaching their goal, the playoffs. All hopes of going to the playoffs were lost after the Unicorns were defeated in the rescheduled Fredericksburg game. The game had to be rescheduled due to the umpires not showing up for the second time that season. Coach Garza commented, "Both times the problem was a lack of communication." Many people thought that if the time of the Fredericksburg game had been different, the outcome would have been dif- ferent. Coach Garza said, "The time of the game did not make much difference because our back was against the wall. We had to win!" i SEASON RECORD N.B. QPP, 4 L. B. Johnson 3 5 Round Rock Westwood 8 I0 Crockett 13 9 Round Rock Westwood 6 Boerne Tournament l l S.A. Cole 0 14 Del Valley O 9 Boerne 1 I4 Smithson-Valley 1 New Braunfels Invitational Tournament 4 Boerne 1 9 Georgetown 2 l Spring Woods I0 l Canyon 2 l l Lockhart 1 3 Gonzales 2 I0 Kerrville Tivy 0 ll Smithson-Valley 3 6 Fredericksburg 3 l6 Hays 0 4 Canyon 5 5 Lockhart 0 9 Gonzales 0 7 Kerrville 2 l Central Catholic 0 3 Fredericksburg 7 7 Hays 8 Won-Lost: I8-7 98 varsity baseball Coaches Conference. Coach Peter Gar- za and Coach Tim Kingsbury discuss the strategy for the game. Photo courtesy ofN.B. HERALD. Players say a prayer before and after every game. The players learn about developing good moral character and good sportsmanship by participating in athletics. V .QV yi At Q4 W 42 33 A Ht-,t , wha 4.4. i f ? if i R "W, 5511, Ep 8 sf' 't ag 'ns-"' ir A , jp-I .. mmm' -..ry A 'wus ...- .,.v W. ' - fig? 1 "M 'aa ,Ss - WM. ,Mt V ,,,. f, - G 'Q YMW V143 w 16" W 4 'U' . . , 4- . 5 ,M ,,, ... . 9. 4, ., as ,.,,1. WW? fe ta . r ,,,, w,-,,..,. Z i f- N.,.4,g'::r L n M4 , niifzff'-f - . 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HERALD. 4 A Q varsity baseball-99 Batter, Batter, Batter Swing' F Lagunas hits the ball m hop another home run for the Unicorn .wr . Similar' ..-We The race for first base is the hardest part of the game. Stephen Hanz gives 100721 effort. Helpful Hints from Coach Tim Kingsbury help Rocky Lagunas and J. R. Gallegos as they take their turn at bat. 100-junior varsity baseball any ,ia gf gill!" 'vnu' 3, The j.v. team shows their good sportsmanship by shaking hands with ,,,i the Fredericksburg team after the ik 3 A Q game. The j.v. team members: Rudy Aguirre, Bobby Alvarez, Barry Baker, Gerardo Benavides, Dustin Caddell, Johnny Diaz, Lupe Diaz, Don Duncan, Christian Finke, J. R. Gallegos, Ricky Gomez, Ralph Gonzales, David Gunn, Stephen Hanz, Frank Lagunas, Rocky Lagunas, Manuel Lerma, John Mullins, Dicky Ortega, Eric Rivers, Charles Stapleton, Manager Jimmy Villarreal. Barry Baker stretches to catch the ball while keeping one foot on the base to make the out. N.B. 8 7 5 4 4 3 8 15- ll I3 2 5 ll 5 4 Won-Lost: 7-8 SEASON RECORD OPP. Alamo Heights 10 Boerne 10 Alamo Heights 6 Lockhart 5 Hays 6 Hays 4 Fredericksburg 4 Canyon 1 Canyon 4 Gonzales 1 Boerne 1 Boerne 6 Kerrville 3 Fredericksburg 6 Canyon 1 inning Comes with Experience 'he junior varsity was young . inexperienced which was a idicap at the beginning of season. There were sixteen ahmen making up the ma- ty of the team. Coach Tim igsbury stated, "They hurt team at first, but as the son went on all contributed. least six or seven freshmen 'ed in every game." ne team set two goals for nselves for the season. One to win district. The group unable to reach this goal. :y finished fourth. The other l was to improve over the son which they did. One way they demonstrated im- proved playing capabilities was by winning six games in a row after losing six straight games. Another was by winning con- solation at the j.v. tournament sponsored by the Unicorns. Barry Baker and Don Duncan improved to the level of being promoted to varsity after the j.v. season ended. The team finished the season with a record of 7-8. Coach Kingsbury said, "Prospects are good. Lack of experience won't be a problem next year because most of the freshmen will be returning." junior varsity baseball-101 The annual fall and spring sports banquets were held to honor all outstanding and im- proved athletes. Mr. Charles Engler presided over both ban- quets. The themes for these events were "Heroes" in the fall and "Putting on the Ritz" for the spring banquet. The highlight of these two events was the presentation of Hard Working Students Reap Benefi the 12th Man Award, which was voted on by fellow team- mates and received by Chris Benson. The coaches voted on the Iron Man award for Tim Doty at the fall banquet. At the spring sports banquet Janice Borgfeld received the True Blue award for her dedication and support of her team. The Fighting Heart and AWARDS l2th Man Award Chris Benson Iron Man Award Tim Doty Tnie Blue Janice Borgfeld Fighting Heart Teresa Thomas Gary Simon Greg Bender Scholar-Athlete Greg Bender Most Outstanding Male Most Outstanding Female Scholar-Athlete CROSS COUNTRY Outstanding Boy Outstanding Girl Outstanding Freshman Boy Outstanding Freshman Girl Most Improved Boy Most Improved Girl Adidas All-American Coaches Association All-American Coaches Association All-American FOOTBALL Dr. Pepper Pla er ofthe Week All District-Olffense All District-Offense Q Defense All District-Defense All District-Defense All District-Offense Austin American All-Centex-Defense Austin American All-Centex-Defense Austin American All-Centex-Kicker Most Valuable Junior Varsity Most Valuable Freshman VOLLEYBALL Most Valuable Player Most Improved Player Most Valuable Junior Varsity Most Improved Junior Varsity Most Valuable Freshman GIRLS BASKETBALL Most Valuable Player Most Improved Player Most Va uable Junior Varsity Most Valuable Freshmen BOYS BASKETBALL Outstanding Player Spirit Man Award Most Valuable Junior Varsity Most Valuable Freshman GIRLS TRACK Most Valuable Trackster Most Im roved Tracksters Outstanding Freshman BOYS TRACK Outstanding Trackster Most Valuable Junior Varsity Most Valuable Freshman GOLF Most Valuable Player TENNIS Outstanding Boy State Semi Finalist Outstanding Girl Most Improved Girl Biggest Upset Most Improved Boy BASEBALL Outstanding Player Most Improved Player Baseball Sweetheart Greg Bender Teresa Thomas Kim Whitaker Mike Payne Kim Whitaker Chris Coley Aimee Norton Howard Phelan Robin Raborn Kim Whitaker Kim Whitaker Kourtney Kahler David deLemos Doug Campbell Tim Doty Bryan Frassmann John Matney Mark Millet Tim Doty Bryan Frassmann Bobby Tristan Vicor Sierra Brett Stahl Kim Wright Heather Seay Jana Chafin Michele Simmonds Heather Woods Teresa Thomas Kim Wright Kelly Wright Heather Woods 81 Linda Woodward Greg Bender John Muschalek Barry Baker 8L Damon Millet Leon Sneed Kim Whitaker Jana Chafin :BL Lisa McKinnis Linda Woodward Keith Buck Tom Duke Ryan Purdy J. P. Rector Kevin Brown Kevin Brown Marlo Haas Sonya Munoz Sonya Munoz Mike Valdez Amando Martinez SL Ruben Zavala Eddie Cantu 8: Victor Sierra Pam Pinson It is hard to be humble when your name is constantly being called as awards are being presented. However, it was because of his outstanding character 102 sports banquets and unquestionable talent that Greg Bender was chosen as the recipient of three of the most prestigious athletic awards at the spring banquet. Most Outstanding Athlete award went to Teresa Thomas, while Kim Whitaker received the Scholar-Athlete award for her good grades and athletic talents. Finally, Greg Bender walked away with the Gary Simon, Scholar-Athlete, and Outstanding Male Athlete awards. In the end, long, tiring workouts, grueling games, tough season schedules overcome by the recogn received by the teams, pla and coaches for their win records, improvements, dedication. 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Eden Home residents sent Ms. Elizabeth Harris to a pep ral- ly to formally thank the student body for sponsoring the Golden Unicorn Project. Vice-principal Charles Engler accepts the gift on behalf ol the students. Collecting canned foods donated by the various school organizations proves worth while for Student Council members Kay Knippa, Adrian Baker, Linda Wilson, and Laura Tyner as they help deliver food so a needy family can celebrate Thanksgiving. AR student council Involvement Is Commitment, Charit , and Love What was student involve- ment? Some thought the definition of student involve- ment was being a cheerleader or a football player, but for most, involvement was centered around the Student Council. Getting people in- volved was the Student Coun- cil's main concern. The group accomplished this by planning activities for the student body. The annual food drive was held in November. School organizations competed against each other to collect the largest amount of canned foods, Choir won the competi- tion with a total of 495 cans and received fifty dollars. Overall a total of l,l62 cans were collected. By donating money, the Student Council assisted Teen-Connection, a school for students who could not adapt to a normal classroom, and continued sponsoring the Golden Unicorn Pass, which was one of the state's top ten Student Council projects. The Golden Unicorn Pass involved residents of local nursing homes. Student volunteers took the elderly people to spor- ting events, parties, and band concerts. ln return, the elderly people gave a Unicorn made of yarn to the Student Council as a thank you token. The Student Council also organized dances, including the Sadie Hawkins Dance and the Pumpkin Dance. The associate members of the Stu- dent Council spent many hours preparing "pumpkin people" tags for every person in school. To guarantee a dance with the person of their choice, students had to take that pers0n's pumpkin tag off the wall and present it to them at the dance. The dances were held to provide entertainment and to get people involved in activities. By sponsoring these events, the Student Council was able to get not only the student body involved, but the com- munity as well. As part of the Golden Unicorn Pass, Adriane Michelson welcomes Erna Wetta to the game. Photo courtesy of N.B. HERALD. gil' if 'at ...V .."'3J ' R-,' at , ,FR i x x I s . , - -. -sw NX . .Q N? '. , I 1 VN .,. I U X' K Q - v .4 -. . .. " 'A "fb-. . qx,tc,.at.m........, ""f?-vnlllu-cu.-vn,.1h.... student council I f 108 Student Council VIPS row: Bottom Chris and Kourtney Kahler First Vi President. Second row: Den Denson- Recording Secretary, Christy Atkins- Second Vi President. Third row: O. B. Renfrc Parliamentarian, Debra Robinson Corresponding Secretary, and Alis Scott- Treasurer. Executive committee members: a 1 founcil Goes Bananas on Activities Projects and outside work manded that students devote :ra time and effort to Stu- nt Council. Members spent average of three hours a day rking on council projects. me was not the only require- :nt. Maintaining a B or C erage, participation in pro- zts, and earning points were :ponsibilities linked with :mbership. An average of 12 points a Jnth were earned by :mbers to remain in good tnding. Associate members hieved positions on Student nuncil by earning 12 points 7 2 consecutive months. ints were earned by atten- ig meetings, participating in ojects, working in the com- ssary, and contacting Secret Pals. The Secret Pal project was designed to give teachers a boost by remembering them on holidays and special occasions with gifts and greetings. The Student Council was in- volved with projects to benefit both the student body and the community. Student Council sponsored a Walk-a-thon for March of Dimes in cooperation with Canyon High School and received close to 31,000 from pledges. Participants walked a circular fifteen mile route from Landa Park. Other projects in- cluded energy conservation, a car pooling project, and seat belt safety which encouraged students to "buckle-up". A new project TNT CTop Notch Teachersj gave recognition to the faculty. The council spon- l 5 Ll., 4.. sored dances, Western Day, and a BYOB party to promote student involvement in school activities. During Western Day, students wore western clothes, drank rootbeer, and participated in quick-draw, rootbeer chug-a-lug, and dance contests. During alcohol awareness week, the council sponsored a "Bring Your Own Banana" party to give a new meaning to BYOB. Anyone who brought a banana could purchase a banana split for twenty-tive cents. The council literally went bananas when it came to activities. Student Council members attended a fall convention in Wimberley, a spring conven- tion at Canyon High School, and a state convention in Senior members: Bottom: Jenny Mozeley, Allison Scott, Adrian Baker, Pierre Mars, Anssi Hyvonen, and Cathy Fisher. Second Row: Rodney Fischer, Greg Bender, Kelly Smith, Anne Schumann, Chris Lacy, and Kourtney Kahler. student council Dallas. At the spring conven- tion, the council won the title of second vice-president which meant the group was chosen to host the next spring conven- tion. A leadership conference was held for students in grades 7-ll. Through guest speakers, discussion groups, and ice- breaker activities, the students learned about leadership responsibilities. Besides working on council- sponsored activities, being on council meant being able to get along with people. It also meant being willing to work on weekends and after school to make projects successful. Junior members: Bottom: Kay Knippa, Tom Duke, J. P. Rector, Carolyn Fey, Christy Atkins, Denise Denson, Rhonda Reed, and Randy Long. Second row: Carol Deltz, Tina DeVillez, Jana Sanders, Melissa Thomas, Matti Mantynen, Laura Tyner, Danny Dietert, Rhonda Fritsche, Joel Guajardo, Michele Doeppenschmidt, and Tracy Shoemake. l x I Q9 x ,Nl f Sophomore members: Michelle Simmonds, Stevie Smith, Debbie Smith, Jenny DeVillez, and Dannette Faour. 1 pi 1 if 'ii 5 F dl Freshman members: Bottom: Denise Thompson, and Yvonne Cantu. Second row: Melissa Garza, Stephanie Dunham, Rosemary Lacy, Tim Zipp, and Aimee Norton. mu alpha theta Let us in! Michael Wofford and Tom Duke try to join in on the fun at Landa Park after the math contest at Seele Elementary. Michael Wofford rechecks scores to make sure they are correct. Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Two Carl Schurz Elementary students rush to get the answer first during a math contest sponsored by M A GJ. Michael Orr and Andre Cieslicki serve as monitors. Q V' 'fl Q x . ff 5 I t Nw I M A 8 members: Front row: David Orr, Andre Cieslicki, Tad Gilbreath, Barbara Urdiales, Sharon Borgfeld, Mary Lee Benson, Tom Duke, and Michael Wofford. Second row: Jesse Gonzalez, Darryl Marsch, Dena Dietert, Suzan Carmichael, Dewayne DeHaven, and Linda Wilson. Third row: Scott Schorn, Daniel Hermes, Jay Tillman, Jeff Hendry, and Michael Orr. Goal Post: Howard Phelan, and John Muschalek. Q..-.amxdf ? 'f' fs VW! NW.. 2. fy ,,,, 1 awffwwi It may take more than two to get an un- willing Tim Doty to attend the kidnap breakfast, but Barbara Uridales and Rodney Fischer give it their best try. It Takes Two It took basically two re- quirements to belong to Na- tional Honor Society or Mu Alpha Theta. These re- quirements were a high grade average and leadership skills. Students who had good academic standing were ap- pointed to NHS. Juniors were required to have a minimum of a 92 average, while senior members were required to have at least a 90 average. Besides grade averages, students were also appointed on the basis of leadership skills and approval from faculty members. NHS members received membership certificates during installation ceremonies, which were held in September. Other activities in- cluded the annual kidnap breakfast and the rent-a-kid project. Funds from the rent-a- kid project went toward the National Leadership Con- ference in San Antonio. NHS gave members the chance to expand leadership qualities, serve the community, and build character. 1...,....... Mu Alpha Theta members spent most of their time par- ticipating in math contests and improving math skills. The 22 members were required to have at least a B average and to have completed Algebra I and geometry. The group attended state and national competitions in Austin and New Orleans and also participated in several math meets at Carl Schurz and Seele elementary schools. At these math meets, Mu Alpha Theta members helped elemen- tary students increase their math skills through speed and accuracy tests. The two prerequisites for NHS and Mu Alpha Theta limited the membership to a selected few. For these students, membership was more than just participating in another extra-curricular activi- ty. It was an honor. I may rise, but I refuse to shine! Six o'clock in the morning was a little ear- ly, however NHS had good attendance at the kidnap breakfast which was held at Mr. John Phelan's house. NHS members: First row: Mary Holick, Leigh Ann Truly, Benton Willard, Carolyn Fey, David deLemos, Laura Tyner, Robbie Houde, Mike Galloway, Dwayne DeHaven. Second row: Mark Gordon, John Muschalek, John Matney, Rodney Fischer, Chris Lacy, Darryl Marsch-vice president, Kelly Smith-treasurer, Howard Phelan-president, Robin Richardson -secretary, Tom Duke, Randy Long, Chris Benson, Tim Doty, Mary Lou McDonald. Third row: Sabrina Harrod, Tracy Franz, Julie Powell, Susan Scheffel, Adrian Baker, Greg Bender, Sabrina Koch, Kevin Schmidt, Christy Atkins, Dena Dietert, Andrea Clarke, Nicole Cieslicki, Beth Schlameus, Donna Schmeltekopf, Lisa Thelander, Brent Free, Michael Wofford. Fourth row: Mark Brooks, Jeff Reeh, Kenda Noah, Linda Wilson. Jeff Lepp, Doug McGraw, David Moeller, Michelle Matocha, Mary Lee Benson, Barbara Urdiales, Janice Borgfeld, Carole Deltz. Fifth row: Joni Wackwitz, Lisa Hendry, Robert Sarkozi, Karen Edwards, Suzan Carmichael, Sharon Borgfeld, Virginia Hildebrand. Sixth row: Jerry Brush, Mark Sievers, Jesus Gonzalez. nhs 111 u.1.l. ll2 First state championship in U.I.L. literary events is in science. Daniel Hermes collected materials needed for a chemistry lab. Projects in science classes contributed to his title as state champion. Literary Champions amed at Three Levels of Competition University interscholastic League literary contests are set up for high school students to compete in academic areas. Over 300 students participated in U.I.L. activities. Preparation for contests began as early as September, while intensive study hit its peak after the Christmas holidays. Practice meets were held at various area high schools during February and March. The major meets consisted of district, regionals, and state. The district 'meet was held at New Braunfels High School. First place win- ners were Kelly Ard, prose in- terpretationg Dennis Hartman, calculator, Daniel Hermes, scienceg and Scott Schorn, number sense. Second place winners were Robert Sarkozi, science and number senseg and Linda Wilson, spelling. Third place winners were Patty Villarreal, shorthandg and Amy Starnes, newswriting. Dennis Hartman placed fourth, alter- nate, in ready writing. The regional meet was held at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas, where first place win- ners were Kelly Ard, prose in- terpretation, and Daniel Hermes, science. Robert Sarkozi followed Hermes with second place in science. The fourth place alternates were Scott Schorn, number sense, and Amy Starnes, newswriting. The state meet was held at the University of Texas in Austin where Daniel Hermes won the state championship in science and placed first in physics. Robert Sarkozi placed first in biology and Kelly Ard placed third in prose interpretation. The participants learned many things from being in U.I.L. contests. As stated by Miss Jeanne Belnap, coordinator and spelling sponsor, "Ability to compete, to deal with suc- cess or failure, the importance of academics, and the ap- preciation of the school and community were things realiz- ed through competition? A large vocabulary helps ready writing contestants. Dennis Hartman brushes up on his word power before the contest. Come on, let's get organized! Joel Guajardo, David Putz, and Mary Lee Benson read over the schedule and locations for contests so they can help direct people from other schools. -- we ws 3 I ' 'M , if ' f .Q . ,Zag ' 'Wafglw . h.n 5 "" QL RIS v E rotary interact 449' Money! Money! Money! Kelly Ard works in the Rotary booth at the Com- al County Fair to help raise money for such projects as Teen Connection, Christmas food baskets, and sponsor- ing orphans. Rotary Interact members: Bottom row: Melanie Kriewaldt, Rita Self, Brent Freevpresident, Adrian Baker-F secretary, Susan Scheffel-treasurer, Tom Duke-vice president, Laura Tyner, Randy Long, Mike Wofford, Weston Pacharzina, and Trinity Brandt. Middle row: Pierre Mars, Barbara Urdiales, Kenda Noah, Vicki Edwards, Pam Pinson, Gina Zimmermann, Cindy Caddell, Rosemary Lacy, Suzanne Bock, and David Orr. Top row: DeWayne DeHaven, Aimee Norton, Howard Phelan, Kingsley Kahler, Mike Orr, Jana Sanders, Melani Gallaway, Stacy Goodbread, Mandy Henkel, Leigh Ann Beath, and Denise Thompson. X s 'W wav 4,1 :aff ' . , QB . iff ,. I 1. .1 .1 .A A? 'x , ,,,, ..... . L' Q Public Service- Source of Pride Rotary Interact was a com- munity service club which devoted time to different ser- vice projects. The group con- sisted of forty members and met every other Wednesday. Rotary Interact sponsored two orphans through the Christian Children's Fund and worked in food booths at the Comal County Fair and Wurstfest to raise funds for service projects. Six junior members, Laura Tyner, Rhonda Reed, David deLemos, Randy Long, Melani Gallaway, and Marty Espinosa, attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference at Lackland Air Force Base. Laura Tyner, Melani Gallaway, and Marty Espinosa were chosen to go to the Rotary International Con- gress in Mexico. Laura Tyner won first place on her theme for the conference. Rotary Foreign Exchange students attended school in New Braunfels for one year. These students were Matti Mantynen and Anssi Hyvonen from Finland and Pierre Mars from Belgium. Each student was chosen by the Rotary In- ternational club of San An- tonio. These students stayed at local Rotary members' homes. Being in Rotary Interact gave members insight as to the responsibilities associated with local civic clubs, such as Rotary International. The group demonstrated respon- sibility to the community by making contributions to pro- jects such as the Christian Childrenis Fund and Teen Connection. After a year of hard work, the club was rewarded with a trip to Port Aransas. Blame it on Mexico! Laura Tyner, Melani Gallaway, and Marty Espinosa are being interviewed by Dorian Martin from the local newspaper about their trip to Mexico where they represented New Braunfels in the Rotary International Congress. Mr. John Phelan, vice principal and coordinator of the trip locally, looks on. deutscher verein German club members: First row: Tracy Shoemake, Jana Chafin, Debbie Smith, Tracy Franz, Sabrina Sanchez, Rhonda Reed, Michele Doeppenschmidt, Heather Seay, Doug McGraw, Benton Willard. Second row: Beverly Denby, Brenda Dicus, Melanie Kriewaldt, Pierre Mars, Tony Scow, J. P. Rector, David Caddell, David Service with a smile. While working at the German club display, Andre Cieslicki serves a customer some apple struedel during P.T.A. open house. Through the various displays, parents were able to learn about extra- curricular activities. Waldrip, Darryl Marsh-Vice President, Brigitte Suhr-Secretary, Dena Dietert-Treasurer, Andre Cieslicki-President, Dennis Kraft, Bill Fox, Julie Schumann, Marlo Haas, Traci Morris. Third row: Debbie Fischer, Dionne Ott, Lynnan Mares, Nicole Cieslicki, Andrea Clarke, Cara Nowotny, Trinity Brandt, Susan Scheffel, Alexis Phillips, Suzan Carmichael, Maria Bayer, Charles Ellis, Brian Vauter, Leslie Nelson, Christy Englerth, Kristi Blake, Leigh Ann Truly. Fourth row: Cathy Fisher, Helen Triesch, Amy Clark, David Putz, Rosemarie Cortez, Michelle Matocha, Suzie Zech, Sandra Haecker, Anne Schumann, Tammy Shearer, Beth Schlameus, Angela Platt, Kris Buck, Alice Heimer, Nancy Kadlecek, Tina Flowers, Linda Wilson, Debbie Robinson, Laura Meckel, Dawn Quent. Fifth row: Shelley Lassig, Dedra DeHaven, Jerry Acker, Terry Hanson, Susy Ormond, Sherry Smith, Colleen Hillert, Barbara Hummel, Donna Schmeltekopf, Angela Looney, Sharon Borgfeld, Mark Haecker, Mike Hoffmann, Wendy Warncke, Adam Schwab, Deanna Lloyd, Cheryl Dees, Roxane Holz. Sixth row: Patty Scheffel, Becky Grist, Rhonda Fritsche, Jan Zimmermann, Lisa Hendry, Kevin Jonas, Kris Sengebusch, Mike Orr, Solar Smith, Stephanie Riedel, Stacey Zipp, Chad Tiller, Fred Heimer, Shannon Rhoads, Marcie Fox, Samantha Michaels, Tina DeVillez, Scott Schorn, Charles Wimberley, Darrel Schacht. Seventh row: Donald Kelley, Todd Nance, Janet Erdman, Charles Stapelton, Rey Ortiz, Will Borchers, Robert Sarkozi, Chris Mosel, Michael Norton, Jay Tillmai Mark Walters, Scott Hadlock, Ran Long, Kelli Nicholson, Tom Dul Matti Mantynen, Russell Hansmai Eighth row: Chris Stapelton, Kei Lehmann, Billy Lytton, Dav Tamayo, Dewayne DeHaven, Bri. Scheele, Gina Zimmermann, Dai Vollbrecht, Pam Pinson, Dav deLemos, John McKinney, Mich: Wofford, Bruce Blang, Micha Farmer. Ninth row: Danny Diete Jon Joffray, Jason Montague, Vict Caballero, LaRae Fischer, Aud Zabava, James Caldwell, Joe Cort: Albert Gonzales, Powell Phillips, Bre Free, Rita Self, Kenan Ikels, Ma Brooks, John Bankston, Stevie Smit Tenth row: Nancy Gajewski, Alon Villarreal, Jim Scheele, Teri Side Weston Pacharzina, Tim Doty, Chi Benson, Ron Hagelman, John Matnej is- Breakin the Barrier Language can be a barrier to communication, but not for students who participated in German club. The pen pal pro- gram enabled members to write to students in New Braunfels' "sister" city, Braunfels, Germany. 'gThe pro- gram was started through a friend of mine who teaches in Braunfels," stated Herr Benno Engel, club sponsor. When students joined the club, they were also asked to submit their preference for a pen pal. Through these letters, each group had the opportunity to learn about the different cultures and lifestyles of Braunfels and New Braunfels. The club also sponsored stu- dent Wurstfest. Besides a free day from school, club members enjoyed such delicacies as fun- nel cakes and sausage-on-a- stick. Then the members gathered in the Wursthalle for the traditional sing-a-long and the chicken dance, which was played about every five minutes. The club earned ap- proximately four hundred dollars on commissions from food and ticket sales at student Wurstfest. Communication and culture played an important part in linking the students in New Braunfels and Braunfels Ger- many. The pen pal program aided members by helping them to learn about German customs and pastimes. Whatls so funny? Patty Scheffel laughs at the striking resemblance between Cheryl Dees and her cariacature. Students were able to enjoy the food and specialty booths while chatting with their friends. - -11- After dining on foods from "all over the deutscher verein -H "Mein hut, er hat. . . ," sings Kelly Ard as she tries to keep up with Herr Engel's somewhat tricky hand motions during the sing-a-long at Student Wurstfest. Photo by Jesus Gonzalez. Customs differ greatly everywhere and New Braunfels is no exception. However, exchange student Pierre Mars has no trouble adjusting to the custom at Student Wurstfest as he joins Dana Mills and Michele Doeppenschmidt in the sing-a-long. world" at the international banquet, Howard Phelan and German club president, Andre Cieslicki, enjoy entertainment provided by the Spanish club. Looking like aliens from another planet, rather than local students, Kingsley Kahler and Alexis Phillips take time out to visit with Canyonstu- ient Lamar Scholtz. Photo by Jesus Gorwalez. .l--.1 le quartier francais Spreading Culture Beyond the Limit French culture was not just limited to France. Through the activities sponsored by the French Club, French culture was spread to the student body. Mardi Gras, PTA Open House, and special parties allowed students to experience a revival of French culture. Different types of French foods such as crepes, quiche, and coq au riz Cchicken and ricej were served at Mardi Gras, a major fundraiser for the club. With creativity, the French Club was able to ex- hibit the styles and costumes of France at the PTA Open House. The display consisting of props and costumes helped them win third prize. To further educate members about French foods and customs, the club held a Christmas party and a end of the year party. At these par- ties, members sampled French French Cluh members: On the ground: Wade Rathburn, and Debra McDade. First row: Seated: David Orr, Jodi Sparks, Kim Wright, Cynthia Arrellano, Joni Wackwitz-Vice President, Stephanie Smith- Treasurer, Kenda Noah-President, Mark Gordon-Historian, Cindy Moeller, Kay Knippa, Jenny DeVillez, and Michele Collins. Second row: Shontell Bailey, Kim Babcock, Tad Gilbreath, La Tosca Stewart, Amy Starnes, Alison Campbell, Christy Atkins, Vickie Mott, Karen Edwards, Patty Benavides, Sally De Leon, Robby Houde, and Tina Greer. Third row: Leigh Ann Truly, Ginger Castillo, Patty Gomez, Catherine Rodriguez, Linda Hogge, Jeanne Kelley, Nicole Cieslicki, Michele King, Nancy Brewer, Barbara Urdiales, Lina Castillo, Jessica Garza, Kim Grudzinski, and Lynda Lagunas. Fifth row: Lisa McKinnis, Daniel Hermes, Andre Cieslicki, Eddie Robinson, and Melanie Gallaway. cuisine and learned about French traditions. Fundraisers consisted of sausage and cheese sales, Mar- di Gras, a concession stand at UIL contests, and popcorn sales. The total earned by the French Club was S950.00. With these funds, the French Club held two parties, paid for yearbook pages, and attended the Texas French Symposium. Providing social activities that were French oriented was the clubs main objective. With the help of these projects, the French club met their main objective. Anything else? After new ideas for the upcoming months were presented the meeting adjourned. Kim Wright hur- ries to athletics. Costumes and props add creativity to the clubs display. Sally De Leon, Jodi Sparks, and Nicole Cieslicki helped give insight on French culture and traditions during the PTA Open House. ll I I -' as FHA HUIG P ,ti,. A iii. ,., ,,,..,, v V i r asa Www "Q-L.. are-e Mardi Gras is not just a celebration held in New Orleans, it is also a major fundraiser for the French Club. Patty Benavides serves quichc to students during the lunch periods. S I V Time is an important factor for the French Club officers. The officers meet at least twice a month to discuss the plans for the club. Kenda Noah, Barbara May, and Miss Jeanne Belnap, sponsor, make notes for the upcoming symposium meeting. Crepes can be very messy. Barbara Urdiales discovers how to correctly serve crepes at a club party. le quartier francais le quartier francais Preparation Pays Off Preparations for the French Symposium at Newman Smith High School in Dallas began before the first French club meeting and continued until the last minute before points were counted for the awards ceremony. The students took four tests in grammar, vocabulary, culture, and listening com- prehension, as prerequisites to enter the competition. Over 60 schools and 1,000 students competed in artwork, costume, oral pieces, and poker pari, a computer question and answer contest. In the artwork com- petition, Kristin Wilson placed second. Michele King placed fifth in the modern costume competition. The highlight was first place for the poker pari team which included Karen Edwards, Robby Houde, and Kenda Noah. A total of 15 students com- peted at the French Sym- posium. These students, under the supervision of Mademoiselle Jeanne Belnap, were Nicole Cieslicki, Karen Edwards, Sally De Leon, Kim Grudzinski, Robby Houde, Michele King, Jana Kriewaldt, Melinda Lee, Kenda Noah David Orr, Eddie Robinson Stephanie Smith, Jodi Sparks, Joni Wackwitz, and Kim Wright. Although Kristin Wilson did not attend, her art- work was entered in contest. The French symposium allowed the members to ex- perience new surroundings, to compete with other schools, and to meet new people while increasing their knowledge of French culture. 9 9 Early morning sun brings out the shades. Kenda Noah and Barbara May try to wake up as they eat at the Kettle Restaurant. The Poker Pari team which won first place at symposium consisted of Kenda Noah, Robby Houde, and Karen Edwards. Zzzzzzzzz . . . Traveling to Dallas at 5:30 a.m. can interfere with one's sleep. Michele King catches up on lost sleep on the way to the French symposium. Are we there yet? Jana Kriewaldt, David Orr, and Sally De Leon endure the six hour drive to Dallas. club espanol Spanish club members: First row: Marcie Acevedo, Howard K. Phelan, .Jimmy Pittman, Melissa Farias, Mark Sanchezfvice president, Melani Gallaway4treasurer, Jennifer Mozeleywsecretary, Kelly Smith- president, Rene Gutierrez, Aide Leal, Robin Shropshire, and Sandra Fey. Second row: Joel Guajardo, Patty Benavides, Jeff Duncan, Adrian Baker, Mark Garrison, Darrell Waldrip, Adam Havens, James Pearce, Kenneth Findley, Christine Scruggs, Misty Havens, Stephanie Morgan, and Sunni Johnson. Third row: Roy Flores, Eddie Cantu, Raymond Davila, Paul Norwood, Laura Tyner, Pierre Mars, Kevin Schmidt, Evangelina Garcia, Teresa Waymire, Anthony Camareno, and John Mendez. Fourth row: Michelle Juarez, Dolores Aguilar, Bobby Tristan, Denise Denson, Jesus Rojo, Patty Villarreal, Libby Partida, Sylvia Monceballez, Julie Bartling, Shelley Baros, Ellen Folbre, and Alicia Stein. Food for Funds Successful fund raising pro- jects led to an increase in Spanish club activities. Club members sold M 8t M's and Spanish dishes during lunch groups to earn money. The money earned went toward the funding of a Christmas party and a party and banquet at the end of the year. The International Banquet provided the Spanish club with an opportunity to learn about German and French cultures and foods, as well as, exhibit their own. To break the monotony of the last weeks of school, the German and Spanish clubs played a soccer match which resulted in a tie. After a rematch, the Spanish Come and get it! Angie Munoz and Rosario Villarreal help Spanish club sponsor, Juan Espinosa, prepare ham- burgers for the Spanish and German club picnic. Fluid raisers pay off! Spanish club members Kelly Smith, Mark Sanchez, Melani Gallaway, and Jennifer Mozeley enjoy a Mexican dinner dur- ing their end of the year banquet at Librado's, which was paid for with the funds that the club raised throughout the year. club was victorious, 3-2. After- wards, both clubs enjoyed a hamburger dinner which was provided by the German club and cooked by the Spanish club. Club members also com- peted in a Spanish poetry con- test at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos. The club received first place in the amateur division and second place at the advanced level. Mr. Juan Espinosa, club sponsor, stated, "It was a slow beginning, but towards the end of the year, it seemed as though everyone was working together. l am very proud of the club and glad to be their sponsor." Dedication and Pride The Mighty Unicorn Band played the fight song after each touchdown, entertained during half-time, and brought recogni- tion to our school during con- tests. But what was band really about? It was not just playing the right notes or marching in step. Hours of dedication and practice were required from each member. The band began practice on August twenty-first when the freshmen and new members reported for daily marching drills. The following week the whole band, composed of 213 members, began preparation for the half-time shows. Aside from football games, the marching season was highlighted with the district and regional band contests and U.I.L. competition. In district, the band placed 66 out of 162 M is G 4 .-,hr T K A ,wwe . 'QQ If" chairs. These musicians went on to compete for places in the regional band and placed 38 out of 88 chairs. Then came the big event-U.I.L. marching competition. The Big Blue Band earned a first division rating for their performance, however they did not advance to state. Instead they received alternate which was a disap- pointment after participating in state competition for the past two years. By devoting spare time to practicing and working hard during competition, the band members proved that band was more than just playing music. It was dedication and pride. Hectic schedules and lots of pressure are a part of marching contest. Michelle Simmonds and Alison Scott unwind before the regional marching contest in San Antonio. wmv 45- S.. i oi. its . K - . NX X ls? . . New :ii in K ef' fp an x , It just would not be a parade without L marching band. Percussionists Beck Hancock, Donald Kelley, and Tren Boarnet strike out a cadence as the march down San Antonio Street in th Comal County Fair Parade. 2 D Q . . 1, ,f M., VV NMQXMQ ,, f .y A5 4 1 Hot summers days can make a person ex- tremely tired. Tracy Monaghan attempts to block the sun's rays with her "cool" shades while resting after marching practice. 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Although the mighty Unicorn band did not advance to state, the band boosters displayed their pride in the band members by making this banner for the Hays game. A swirl of color is produced as Gracie Salazar executes her flag routine dur- ing half-time. band 121 band 122 Mighty Unicorn Band: Twirlers: Sonia Campos, Yolanda Ortega, Anne Schumann-head, Michelle Simmonds. First row: bottom: Melissa Garza, David Williams, Lisa Hendry, Joni Wackwitz, Becky Hancock, Rene Gutierrez, Todd Brown, Jimmy Pittman, Adriane Michelson, Neal Donop, Mike Walters, Peter Kerkez, Rocky Davila, , V,, ...,, Boarnet, Robert Smith, Donald Kelley, Rodney Brooks, Alison Scott, Nicole Cieslicki, Lina Castillo. Second row: Mr. Wayne Tucker-director, Miss Mary Kay Cain-assistant director, Mrs. Marcia Shaner-assistant director, Dawn Dietert, Mary Holick, Susan Boasi, Rhoda Rodriguez, Dedra DeHaven, Leslie Nelson, Natalie Carrigan, Christy Englerth, Ginger Castillo, Darryl Marsch-head drum ma'or Re Oritz assistant drum -it J t Y - Bruce Blang, Stan Ulcak, Trent major. Third row: Melissa Farias, as X.. kiiz , Michele Ortega, Elizabeth M. Rodriguez, Danielle Ott, Sandra Heideman, Stacey Dement, Rhonda Forester, Lori Elrod, Leigh Ann Truly, Stephanie Reidel, Roxahne Adams, Christine Scruggs, Stacey Zipp, Rosemary Lacy, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Susan Fey, Debra Blackwell, Sunni Johnson, Tonya Lueders, Zenia Velasquez. Fourth row: Alicia Valdez, Lisa Brehm, Kari Pitts, Linda Hogge, Cindy Moeller, Georgie Turner, Stacy Goodbread, Teresa Mesa, Belinda Rodriguez, Patrice Longer, Shai Demby, Joanne Mozeley, Dc Thompson, Trinity Brandt, l Meckel, Leslie Beck, Kris Thelander, Suzanne Bock, Do Rodriguez, Stella Martinez, SQ Monceballez. Fifth row: Yv Haegelin, Audra Zabava, N: Kadlecek, Becky Guenther, Je: Kelley, Deann Ninneman, S Barboza, Kim Fryar, Kevin Bell, R Shropshire, Brittney Tetrault, Bri Suhr, Dena Dietert, Debbie Fist saw -it .. , -f-..,,e.. This goes here and . . . One advantage of using Trailway buses is storage space. Terry Hanson, Benton Willard, and Kit Owens load their instruments before marching contest. It's Half-time! Flashy twirler costumes are a standard for any marching band. Yolanda Ortega concentrates on front hand spins while performing a special- ty routine using twirling wreaths. It's finally over! After participating in U.I.L. marching competition, Dena Dietert waits for her friends to get off the bus. l, W, 4 F Q B 2 i 4 l VX, S' Fx S , mt. 5 ,,. .t 1 " .rt , - ,N R f if -at 'N 9 t 'Lf in 9 MMM aRae Fischer, Tamara St. John, 'ebra Robinson, Linda Wilson, Linda chwanz, Debbie Kraft, Yolanda antu. Sixth row: Bruce Dicus, Mike arcia, Evan Hocker, Tim Hinkhouse, ,evin Bacon, Jason Crawford, Arthur Iorales, Rudy Aguirre, Bryan Feltner, :ff Albers, Brett Stahl, Terry Hanson, 'anny Dietert, Mark Shafer, Rick Iitchell, Tod Owens, Robert 'ompton, Darren Deptawa, Jeff Iorman, Ron Gooch, Deborah Tice. eventh row: Ronnie Vogel, Carolyn Fey, Cindy Caddell, Kingsley Kahler, Tim Wenzel, Bryan Gilbert, Chad Watson, Ruben Valdez, Chuck Weisbrich, Miguel Perez, Gina Guajardo, Sandra Fey, Carole Deltz, Rene Brimmage, Cindy Holick, Dwayne DeHaven, Dionne Ott, Rebecca Sanders, David Shearer, John Vela. Eighth row: James Blakey, Jerry Acker, Glenn Jung, Eric Schroeder, Christy Atkins, Brandy Morrison, Tracy Monaghan, Jeff Kohlenberg, Tim Zipp, Andrea Clarke, Nancy Gajewski, Bryan Carr, La Tosca Stewart, Albert Aguilar, Benton Willard, Chris Skov, Alan Matney, Jeff Stewart, Jerry Brush, Joe Alvarado. Ninth row: O. B. Renfro, Kelli Curtis, Aimee Norton, Kristi Blake, Dennis Hartmann, Mike Orr, Joel Guajardo, David Putz, Christian Finke, Cara Nowotny, Kit Owens, David Orr, Sherry Jump, Lynnan Mares, Amy Starnes, Teresa Waymire, Patrica Molina, Doug McGraw, Will Rob Borchers, Paul Brotze. Tenth row: Mark Sanchez, Jana Kriewaldt, Brian Vauter, Eric Dufour, Andre Cieslicki, Greg Guenther, Sylvia Gonzales, Tim Marcaurele, Michelle Mitchell, Donna Schmeltekopf, Carl Lamsfuss, Lisa Ayala, Alexis Phillips, Solar Smith, Patty Benavides, Daniel Sanchez, Gracie Salazar, Dolores Aguilar, Bill Fox, John Trollinger. 1983-1984 D ,,,, sss, g ,., , .eg , get On the Road Again- Band Goes to Contest Three bands made good use of practice time and hit the road to represent the school at contest. In past years, only the silver and blue bands par- ticipated in U.I.L. competition. Due to an increase in numbers, three concert bands were form- ed. The silver band earned a sweepstakes rating and the blue band received a I in con- cert and a II in sightreading. The white band, which focused on the basics of music, earned a III in concert and a II in sightreading. In addition to U.I.L. competition, the band also performed a mid-winter and spring concert for the public. Following U.I.L., the band began rehearsing once again for competition on the trip to Six Flags. They set another goal and began working toward lt. During the season, the band traveled approximately 640 miles to compete in regional and state competition. A percussionist's job is never done. Lisa Hendry practices the xylophone in an unorthodox manner. band 123 band 1 24 Spring Brings ew Life After the hectic routine of U.I.L. competition, the members looked forward to the annual band trip. All three bands participated in the Six Flags Music Festival in Arl- ington, Texas. The silver and blue bands earned first division ratings while the white band received a third division. The blue band earned the title of best second class band in 4A division. After the competition, the band members were able to enjoy the sights and sounds of the amusement park. The spring band banquet, which was sponsored by the band boosters, was held on May 18 at the Civic Center. The theme was "Fifty-three Pausing for applause, Mary Kay Cain prepares to direct the next selection at the annual spring concert. Six hours on a bus is not much fun. However, the chance to go to Six Flags and compete against other bands make the trip worthwhile for Danny Dietert. Years of Winning". Among the awards given were Cutstanding White Band member-Jeff Morman, Outstanding Blue Band membersp-Christy Atkins and Ron Gooch, John Philip Sousa Award-Dennis Hartman, and Arion Award-Andrea Clarke. The final event of the year was the spring concert, which was a public performance held at the school. The whirlwind of spring ac- tivities such as the band trip, awards banquet, and spring concert gave the members a new surge of spirit and relieved the pressures of U.I.L. competition. at i ln perfect unison, Todd Brown, Sammy Castilleja, Mike Walters, and Jimmy Pittman march off the field after a rousing half-time performance. Due to a sprained ankle and warm September weather, Susan Boasi diver- silies her band uniform by adding crut- The last half-time performance becomes a cherished memory. Joni Wackwitz concentrates on her solo during her last performance. Performing before the public, the members of the clarinet section con- centrate on their music during the final performance of the year, the spring band concert. ches and shorts. M ,, if iw , 'Y L , Av k 1- choir Concert Chorale: Bottom: Robyn Richardson, Steven Pusateri, Sabrina Koch, Stephen Hand, Georgie Tamayo, Rey Ortiz, Lupe Espinoza, and Kevin Schmidt. Second row: Patricia Hernandez, Tim Marcaurele, Cordie Lee, Brenda Martinez, and Benton Willard. Third row: Tina Dominguez, Jana Kriewaldt, David Perez, Sabrina Harrod, Kevin Jonas, Suzie Zech, and Roxann Ulloa. Fourth row: Robert Compton, Angela Looney, Jesse Willis, Eric Rivers, Karla Schroeder, Sheila Brandenburg, Jeff Woodward, and Carl Lamsfuss. Girls Choir: Bottom: Bobbi Wagner, Allison Graham, Sylvia Frost, Leah Frye, Michelle Ortiz, Susan Cockerham, and Melinda Pinson. Second row: Virginia Hildebrand, Tammi Seidel, Debbie Green, Norma Soliz, Lisa Taylor, Crystal Bowen, Martina Saenz, and Sylvia Gonzales. Third row: Tammy Walker, Debbie Tice, Debra McDade, Susanne Davis, Latosca Stewart, Julie Davila, and Debbie Camareno. Performances Highlight Having the desire to sing and being willing to improve was what it took to join the Concert Chorale or Girls Choir. Each choir performed at concerts and contests. The two choirs sang a range of songs from standard and choral classics to jazz and popular music. The Concert Choir, which consisted of twenty-nine members, per- formed a total of seven con- certs. The Girls Choir con- sisted of twenty-six members and performed six concerts. The Concert Chorale was one of three area choirs chosen to perform at the Southwest Texas State University Choir Festival. Both choirs perform- ed at the University of Texas in San Antonio contest and at area churches and high schools. Getting ready for these con- certs took time. All notes had to be memorized, then came the intense work of polishing each song. Although choir was very busy, the students also had their share of fun. The choirs sold candy bars, candy dishes, candles, and held a spaghetti dinner to raise a total of S3400 dollars. The money went toward senior jackets, sound equipment, parties, and a trip to Six Flags in Arlington, Texas. During the trip to Six Choir Season Flags, the choirs were able to visit the Omni Theater in Fort Worth, Texas. When asked the benefits of being in choir Mr. Stephen Bedford, choir direc- tor, replied, "The hard work is teaching that you must 'pay the price' to do anything well. We are also teaching commitment, dedication, and humanitari- anism. It is a science, it is mathematical, it is a foreign language, it is history, and even physical educationf' Warming up is important. Mr. Stephen Bedford directs the choirs before the concert at the New Braunfels Presbyterian Church. 5 M - I can do anything better than you can. Robyn Richardson and Stephen Pusateri act out a popular song. 'T ,W i- VV ,, g Who's Who? Jessie Willis, winner of Who's Who in choir, performs a song for the end of the year concert. Music to my ears! Brenda Martinez and Robert Compton perform while Stephen Pusateri watches. choir 127 Groups Expand Horizons Broadening horizons either by building moral character or by concentrating on learning about a professional career and creating new goals for the future were common to both the Future Teachers of America and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. People who supported teaching as a profession joined FTA. The group sold mums and carnations to raise funds for scholarships for students who wanted to pursue a career in the teaching profession. In the spring, the club held a breakfast at Krause's cafe. Im- mediately following the breakfast, members visited elementary and middle schools to observe classes and worked as teacheris aides for the day. Meeting to share Christian fellowship and to develop positive character traits were purposes of FCA. The club held a Christmas party and two parties following two football games. With the help of dona- tions, the group was able to raise funds to send the members to a FCA summer camp. Through fellowship and working together both clubs were able to expand their horizons spiritually and socially. Responsibility is an important quality learned through FCA. Bill Fox takes on the responsibility of ordering club sweaters. FCA members: First row: Bottom: Cathy Fisher, Michelle Simmonds, Stevie Smith-secretary, Craig Compton, and Alan Matney. Second row: Denise Denson, Debbie Smith, Jana Chafin, Heather Woods, John Matney-president, Bill Fox, and Weston Pacharzina. Third row: Janice Borgfeld, Doug Campbell-vice- president, Tom Duke, Laura Tyner, Chris Benson, Jeff Reehftreasurer, Jim Scheele, John Muschalek, Rhonda Reed, and Jeff Reeh. Developing a positive mental attitude was one quality learned that was need- ed outside of FCA. Brett Bingham psyches himself up before a track meet. 3 ? ,Z Time and patience is an important fac- tor when separating thousands of flowers. Tina DeVillez and Wendy Langabeer are glad that FTA members spent an afternoon separating and labeling thousands of carnations. An early morning breakfast at Kruase's prepares Cara Nowotny for the day as a teacher's aide at the Middle School. FTA members: First row: Bottom: Angela Looney, Marylee Benson, Brigitte Suhr, Leslie Nelson, Sharon Borgfeld, and Christy Englerth. Second row: Mary Lou McDonald, Paige Parker, Shontell Bailey, Mrs. Marilyn Tucker, Debbie Fischer, Beth Schlameus, Linda Pate, Dena Dietert, Alison Scott, Sara Boring, Donna Hasert, Kim Grudzinski, Deanna Lloyd, Darlene Scrivner, and Machelle Rose. Third row: Wendy Warncke, Robert Compton, Linda Schwanz, Rey Ortiz, Cara Nowotny, and Anne Schumann. FTA officers: Left to right: Sponsor Mrs. Marilyn Tucker, Dena Dietert- president, Alison Scott- treasurer, Beth Schlameus- parliamentarian, Debbie Fischer- vice-president, and Linda Pate- historian. 129 iha hero g Students Explore Real World Students in Home Economics Cooperative Education-Future Homemakers of America worked part-time in various oc- cupational areas. F.H.A.- H.E.R.O. was set up to provide students learning experiences related to the world of work, to provide for development of self concept, to develop compassion for others, and to promote in- volvement in school and com- munity. F.H.A.-H.E.R.O. con- sisted of twenty-seven members who were required to be enroll- ed in an H.E.C.E. class. F.H.A.-H.E.R.O. sold donuts during the year, Tuesday through Friday mornings. The money went toward providing gifts to the Heart fund, American Cancer Society, various community activities, an employers' luncheon, guest speakers, an advisory commit- tee, and supporters of voca- tional programs. The club was active in the Great American Smokeout for the American Cancer Society. Club members assisted the homemaking department with community education programs and the Lone Star Elementary School F.H.A.-H.E.R.O. members: Bottom row: Stacy DeMent, Michelle King, Tammy Shearer-first vice president, Alma Menchaca, and Sylvia Ortiz. Second row: Mrs. Nancy Chafin-sponsor, Kim Babcock, Wendy Otten, Leticia Holland, Mark Hinojosa-secretary, Saul Gonzales, Roy Sidebottom, Roy Hernandez, Paula Mayfield, Sandra Pineda, and Mary Martinez. Third row: Rhonda Raabe, Julie Henke-second vice president, Judy Robles, Richard Hartwick, Lucy Guerrero, and Rosemarie Cantu. Halloween carnival. Members also escorted senior citizens through the Heritage Exhibit during Wurstfest, decorated a Christmas tree at the Eden Home, and held a Heart Fund Rock-n-Roll-a-Thon for rest home residents. They also gave a Thanksgiving breakfast and sponsored an Easter egg hunt for children at First Protestant Church. Functioning in the "real worldi' was stressed to members through units on careers and housing, with a field trip to River Run Con- dominiums and Morton Southwest Model Homes. Careers in the hotel industry were emphasized through a field trip to the Broadway Plaza Hotel in San Antonio. Careers in travel were em- phasized through a field trip to the Safari World Travel Agen- cy. The club was recognized for community service activities and for working with the elder- ly and preschoolers of the community. Oh really? Mrs. Nancy Chafin, spon- sor, carries on a conversation with An- na Lisa Bluntzer, teacher, during an Easter egg hunt at the First Protestant Church kindergarten and day care center. S71 nauuuuwa-.una-4-nmvma ...M fb. 'HW -5 fx. Mfg, fwf- " ,. J' I ...E 2 .,, ka f ,f ? s- ! X f X ff., ,... . ..., , , aw 55? , . .,,,. 9. 4 fm f f .... ,,,,,,, . , V W 2 ,Q ,,, i XX , ,ix 'Rfk 1' I' Which way do we go? Georgie Turner helps an Eden Home resident as Lucy Guerrero takes down information about the Rock-n-Roll-a-Thon. My little chickadee! George Perez, H.E.R.O. president, helps a First Pro- testant kindergarten student find a baby chicken to hold at the Easter egg hunt sponsored by F.H.A.-H.E.R.O. 5' 3 f pm itz- I , xx CDF, 1 oi, flaw' I J , fs' we Y ttf . sk if M g Q: fylisp l 2 'U 7 3 'e gk ' w ----5 Look at that! Kym Grudzinski and Mary Lou McDonald check out the crowd as Sheryl McKinney is ready to march in the Comal County Fair parade. fha-hero l3l f.h.a. F.H.A. members: Bottom row: Anita Corona, Judy Robles, Alma Menchaca, Rosemarie Cantu, Rene Brimmage, Debra Blackwell, Mark Hinojosa, George Perez, Mrs. Dorothy Nolte-sponsor, Mrs. Karen Rayburn-sponsor, Mrs. .Ioannie Garza-sponsor, Mrs. Nancy Chafin-sponsor, Deanne Alford, Julie Henke, Sheryl McKinney, Cheryl Dees, Linda Wilson-president, Roxann Ulloa, Patty Scheffel, Dolores Rodriguez, Zulema Castaneda, Gracie Salazar, and Patti Gomez. Second row: Teresa Burket, Cindy Ortiz, Norma Morales, Diane Menchaca, Sylvia Ortiz, Sara Boring, Staci Thayer, Terri Didio, Teresa Carson, Libby Partida, Latosha Sneed, Nancy Fromme, M Lou McDonald, Kim Grudzi Tiffany Martin, and Leslie Beck. Tl row: Georgie Turner-chaplz Debbie Temple, Allison Grah Gillian Cox, Mary Martinez, Elizal Let's eat! Mrs. Norma Herman serves her plate as Linda Dietert and Tina Lindemann wait their turn at an end of the year appreciation luncheon given MHA- ' ff-1+ if it WJ' X - f it in -V... kk 132 ' ng. - Ki- res, Angie Hinojosa, Rosario arreal, Lucy Guerrero, Michelle 'tinez, Yvonne Cantu, Sandra mia, Paige Parker, Becky Guenther, h Frye, Laura Forster, Tammy lker, Nathan Pfeil-reporter, Adriana Torrez, Juanita Lopez, Maria Quiroz, Gloria Garcia, Lisa McKinnis, Monica Haynes, and Stacy DeMent. Fourth row: Denise Owen, John Arnolds, Leticia Holland-vice president, Rosa Sanchez, Rhonda Raabe, Melissa Phillips, Bill Caldwell-treasurer, Becky Sanders, James Pearce, DeWayne Dawkins, Jon Joffray, Heather Woods, Lynn Wetz, Mandy Hinkle, Saul Gonzales, Kevin Jackson, Taye Kuhlmann, Penny Walker, Patty Castillo, Richelle Kreider-corresponding secretary, Tina Flowers-secretary, and Michele King. Ls: . i I' if' A f A f x P ' K 'J ' Wt , le V , - w, r 1' f zz Y q Q. , X ' V I v -j g? V , g 1,7 A . , 154, MZ , ,,. I h'V'w,, - hi "1 5 4' V . frr . l My X Vorking for the Future The overall goal of the lture Homemakers of nerica was to help youth aume their roles in society 'ough homemaking educa- n in areas of personal wth, family life, vocational parations, and community folvement. Members were quired to be currently or eviously enrolled in home nomics classes. There were 0 members. The club met -ce a month depending on '-me P----A-1 - - f 11- .Lk....... selling programs during foot- ball season and selling Gold Bond fcouponj books. The funds went to help pay ex- penses at area and state meetings, donations to the McKenna Memorial Hospital birthing room, awards lun- cheon, and supplies. Members worked during the year for the American Cancer Society by organizing and sponsoring the annual Great American Smokeout. The club was com- mended for a job well done by lg, Y 77, the American Cancer Society directors. Students also volunteered time and energy at the Lone Star and Seele Fun Nights held during the fall. Members helped with an Easter egg hunt for children at a local day care center and par- ticipated in a social held at the Magic Time Machine in San Antonio, Texas, where they en- joyed dinner and dancing. Members attended the in- service meeting and workshop held in Austin. Texas. Area Please register here. As chapter presi- dent, Linda Wilson assists other members as they man the registration table at the area meeting. and state meetings and workshops were held in San Antonio, Texas, for those students qualifying. Linda Wilson was named area treasurer, while Cheryl Dees was named area corresponding secretary. Winner of Wh0's Who in Home Economics was Mary Lou McDonald. Being in F.H.A. gave members the op- portunity for self-development and preparation for family and community living and for future employment. f.h.a 133 ff 3 Early in the morning before the Comal County Fair Parade, Beverly Poole and Pam James put the finishing touches on the FFA float. Mark Haecker is in the chips. Markas turkey received a third place award at the Houston Livestock Show and was sold for 35,500.00 in the auction. Besides proper care and feeding, grooming plays an important part in preparing animals to be judged at the Comal County Fair. Mike Sullivan bathes his heifer to assure an outstan- ding appearance. Mike won grand champion with his Maine Anjou heifer. f K.. ,,,:- ,fF"'m , ,W ,,,,.,,f,,Fmy H wavy' 'WAV fl , Q ,at,, - hh-If W ffa f p f-4 i 2 2 Many hours of hard work go into FFA projects. The time and effort given by Roxane Holz is rewarded as she receives the Star Greenhand award presented by David Waldrip at the chapter banquet. Horsing around has benefits. The Horse Proficiency award is presented to Chris Munie by Mark Haecker. Chris had to keep precise project records to earn this honor. FFA members: First row: James Garrett-sponsor, Julie Schumann, Darrell Waldrip, Holly Hill, Mark Haecker, Beverly Poole, Rick Edge, Dawn Quent, David Waldrip, Ronald Wunderlich-sponsor, and Mark Wimberley. Second row: Kevin Lehmann, Noe Robledo, David Friesenhahn, Kevin Dillard, Bruce Smith, Shannon Reinhard, Darren Schmidt, Mason Haas, Kraig Krause, Wesley Strickland, Julie McKee, Rita Self, Becky Guenther, Faye Meckel, Lynellen Wetz, Pamela James, Tammi Seidel, Colleen Hillert, Clay Wunsch, John Bryan, and Randy Sutton. Third row: Jesus Hernandez, Michael Scott Billy Osborne, Bryan Johnson, Hansmann, Stanley Ulcak, Lytton, Bo Allen, Joey Poole, Darrin Janet Toney, Russell Hansmann, Erdman, Charles Wimberley, Darrel Schacht, Pat Voigt, Doug Anderson, Jason Montague, Roxane Holz, Gaye McCoy, Sean Merrell, Debbie Green, Darren Brinkkoeter, Theresa Wesch, and Sandra Haecker. Fourth row: Scott Harlow, Mike Voss, Timothy McDonald, John Seibert, Kelly Holmes, Todd Nance, Robert Flugrath, Mike Sullivan, Darren Schmidt, John Timmermann, Derek Seidel, Chris Mosel, Chris Munie, Duane Schmidt, Michael Schuetz, and Duane Boenig. Fifth row: Mark Vineyard, Randy Harris, John Pustka, Darren Deptawa, and Brian Schlameus. Biggest Challenge Is Starting From Scratch Individual projects chosen at he beginning of the year were he biggest challenge for tudents because these projects vere directly related to the suc- ess of the entire group. vfembers started from scratch vhether they were raising .nimals or competing on a udging team. They must have earned and recorded all that vas necessary to successfully :omplete their chosen project. In the summer, if the .tudents desired, they could ake their animals to prospect ahows to prepare for the major Ivestock shows. At the Comal County Fair, David Waldrip mad the grand champion steer 1nd his brother, Darrell, won :reed champion with his American cross. Rita Self won breed champion with a British :ross. David Waldrip also had the grand champion heifer. The major livestock shows -- .. - provided much stiffer competition. In San Antonio, David Waldrip placed first with a light weight Limousin steer. Darrell Waldrip won breed champion with a Brahman steer. David placed first with his steer in the light weight Limousin class at the Houston show also. Other winners in Houston included Randy Harris--second place with his light weight Brahman steer, Darrell Waldrip-third place with his heavy weight Brahman steer, and Mark Haecker-third place with his turkey tom. The chapter really did well at the Comal County Youth Fair. Rick Edge had the grand champion market swine. Russell Hansmann received champion and reserve champion on his Berkshire gilts and Tammi Seidel won reserve champion on her Berkshire market swine. Roxane Holz received champion ram, champion and reserve champion ewe, and champion flock of the show on her entries in the sheep division of the show. Mike Sullivan's entry won reserve champion in the heifer show. Rita Self won breed champion with her British cross steer and was also awarded reserve steer showman. The Waldrips' presense was also felt at the Youth Show. Darrell won champion with his American cross steer, and David was awarded champion steer showman and champion heifer of the show. The Herdsmen trophy was won by the chapter members who showed sheep at the show. Overall, the chapter won 40 blue ribbons, 26 red ribbons, and 28 white ribbons. The students who participated on judging teams were also winners. The meats team placed second in district and fifth in area. The poultry team placed third in district. Decisions were made and awards were to be presented to those members who had done the best job of keeping records and raising their projects. Among those receiving awards at the banquet were Chris Munie, horse proficiency, Russell Hansmann, swine, Jason Montague, sheep, David Waldrip, beef cattle, and Mark Haecker, poultry. The Star Greenhand award, outstanding first year member, went to Roxane Holz. Randy Harris won the Star Chapter Farmer award and Darren Schmidt was named the Star Agribusinessman. The competition for these awards was great due to the success at the livestock shows and judging contests. 135 ROTC members: First row: Sonia Barboza, Fay Worthey, David Pointer, Andy Krueger, Michelle Malocha, Louisa Madrigal, Benton Willard, David Moeller, Lt. Col. Owen Renfro, lst. Sgt. Carlos Farias, Jeff Lepp, Chris Lacy, Edward Farias, Francisco Gonzales, Victor Vargas, Charles Rivera, and Nancy Landin. Second row: Staci Thayer, Sylvia Moya, Darrell Reyes, Eva Garcia, and Jesus Hernandez. Third row: Sofia Aguirre, Lisa Ayala, Michael Hawk, Chris Allen, John Mendez, Julian Badillo, Thad Sawyer, George Garza, Javier Hang in there! Francisco Gonzales, Sylvia Moya, Ty Fauset, and Louisa Madrigal complete the chin up portion of the fitness test while other cadets await their turn. L Q Y. Perez, Gilbert Cardenas, Brett LCm0lIlC, John Vela, Darren Brinkoeter, Randy Galindo, Elizabeth Martinez, Maria Lopez, Adrienne Brumfield, and Kevin Dillard. Fourth row: Donald Coronado, Ty Fauset, George Carrera, Frank Moreno, Michael Graves, Steve Scott, Cedric Sawyer, Richard Roe, Edwin Gearke, Bert Stratemann, Richard Pink, Dan Pape, Brian Edwards, Michael Schlather, Albert Gonzales, Bill Caldwell, Dario Villegas, Vance Bingham, and Juan Ortiz. Fitness Is Tested Physical fitness is a top priority for the U.S. Marines. Physical fitness for the MC- JROTC cadet meant a healthy body, the capacity for skillful and sustained performance, the ability to recover from exertion rapidly, the desire to complete a designated task, and the con- fidence to face any challenge according to Lieutenant Col- onel Owen Renfro. Exercise was an essential re- quirement for the cadets to achieve physical fitness. They were tested in November and again in March to determine improvements in fitness. Situps, pushups, pullups, flexed arm hang for girls, and a 600 yard run were the events used to measure fitness. Cadets also participated in other activities to supplement their physical fitness program such as team Physical fitness is an important part of ROTC. Richard Roe helps Victor Vargas with his situps during a train- ing session. games of basketball, touch football, and tug-of-war. The men's and women's drill teams competed against other high school MCJROTC units in the state and in a national postal match which was a nationwide fitness competition. For the na- tion wide match, units per- formed fitness tests, kept records of results, and mailed the results to Washington, D.C. for judging during the summer. Lieutenant Colonel Renfro summed up the program by stating, "The program helped the cadets learn that, regardless of what their future occupation might be, they needed to strive to be a person who presented an attractive ap- pearance, radiated confidence, was energetic, and was physically fit." I'OtC Work Before Reward Striving to become the best took hours of hard work. Members of the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers Train- ing Corps CMCJROTCJ train- ed before, during, and after school on drills, rifle positions, and learning the history of the United States Marine Corps. Members were actively involv- ed in community services, fund-raising projects, football games, and social services. The cadets learned self- confidence. According to the students, they became leaders not followers. Cadet Bill Caldwell stated, "ROTC is a program that lets you learn more about yourself by way of a challenge and desire to com- pete against others as well as yourself." The cadets held a banquet in honor of the United States Marine Corps birthday. The commemoration date was November 9, 1983. The cadets and their families enjoyed a catered meal and birthday cake for dessert. The oldest and youngest cadets received the first slices. Cadet Sonia Bar- boza played f'Taps,' to con- clude the banquet. ROTC not only gave students a chance to gain responsibility and leadership experience, but also provided services for the community. Be- ing a member of ROTC re- quired lots of hard work, but the rewards were worth it. The rewards gained from ROTC did not have a monetary value. The rewards were the pride and satisfaction received from such activities as being part of the Golden Unicorn Project, taking rest home patients to the fair, and winning awards which brought recognition to the school. Leadership is a quality gained through ROTC. Michelle Matocha instructs Sonia Barboza and Michelle Davila as they practice drills after school. Members of the girls' drill team, Michelle Matocha, Michelle Davila, Teri Leos, Sonia Barboza, Rosemarie Cortez, Lisa Ayala, Fay Worthey, and Adrienne Brumlield help the group line up before marching in the Veterans' Day parade. Photo courtesy of Frank Moreno. fer- ,lyme 'V-,s.. Present the colors! members, Mike Schlather, Ed Frank Gonzales, and Charles precisely execute their drill freshmen orientation. S rotc During Veterans' Day ceremonies, Andy Krueger, Bert Stratemann, Richard Pink, Brian Edwards, Frank Moreno, and Ty Fausct salute veterans of past wars at the plaza downtown. Photo courtesy of Richard Pink. lyk ,, . . , , - 2 2 'H-My Y -.fn :Kr,V H ,M H V E . eeynre ierrrr i r P in . at Qir if --.A me ff ' W . liii ,," t xr ' E if 4' ff f "ii ,, ., in ' 'K V , C 4 ' "ff Away, .fffmeid-,1if " . 41:12. X ' ' If "fi 2 y ' . 4- If f 'H A P 7Z'l'U 1z." ' ri. ' . riie irrk reparing for competition, cadets Cedric Sawyer, Frank Gonzales, Jeff Lepp, like Schlather, Javier Perez, Thad Sawyer, Robert Snow, Gilbert Cardenas, and harles Rivera practice rifle drills to perfect the routine. Photo courtesy of Frank loreno. ft' While taking a tour of the Comal Coun- ty Fair, cadet Charles Rivera assists an Eden Home resident, Miss Ellen Kropp. Photo courtesy of Richard Pink. +142 fm 139 rotc 140 Chief chef First Sergeant Carlos Farias is in charge of the meal for cadets after everyone was through playing on the beach while in California. Training is part of the routine fo:- cadets who were able to participate ir the trip to Camp Pendleton. Cadet Bil. Caldwell paints the faces of Cadets Sylvia Moya and Staci Thayer with camouflage paint in preparation for a drill at the base. Outstanding senior cadets were recognized at the awards banquet. Col- onel Owen Renfro reads the achievements of Cadets Victor Vargas, Jeff Lepp, David Moeller, and Benton Willard. ,. i i l S ff x 5 Training Earns Reputation for Excellenct The Marine Corps' reputa- tion for excellence came from training which instilled in each new recruit such qualities as maturity, discipline, self- reliance, decisiveness, pride, and devotion to duty. These in- dividual traits were molded in- to a collective spirit known by Marines as Esprit de Corps. That quality which enabled men to perform feats that under ordinary circumstances might be considered impossible. Recognizing these qualities as valuable in all aspects of life, the Marine Corps established the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps CJROTCD to offer the positive aspects of Marine Corps training to young men and women. Students in MCJROTC are offered courses in Marine Corps history, leadership, marksmanship, map reading, first aid, drill and ceremonies, and various other aspects of the Marine Corps. Cadets become more mature as they discipline themselves to take orders from those who are higher in rank than they. Outstanding cadets were rewarded with a chance to par- ticipate in the annual orienta- tion visit to a Marine Corps base, Camp Pendleton in California. The only money cadets were required to take was for admission tickets, souvenirs, and meals bought at Disneyland. The Marine Corps paid for round-trip plane tickets, food, and lodging. Dur- ing the one week trip, cadets lived on the Marine base at Camp Pendleton. They were instructed on such exercises as firing of the M-16, combat town, infiltration courses, and night firing exercises. After three and a half days of train- ing, the cadets enjoyed a half a day at the beach and a full day at Disneyland. N The weekend after their return trip from California, tl MCJROTC held its annu awards banquet. The awarl banquet was held to hon those cadets who 'performu above and beyond the call duty. School board memb and the heads of local ci organizations, such as t V.F.W., presented the awar which were in the form of ri bons and medals. The highligl of the ceremony was the pr motion of the future comma' ding officer. Cadet Secor Lieutenant Michelle Matocl was promoted to Captain. S will be the second female co pany commander the unit ht. had. The unit worked hard a many hours of training we put in by the cadets. The. hours paid off in the long r when it came to going ' California, to winning awar in competition, and to receivi individual recognition at tl awards banquet. My , cz 5 . M' Pull ups are just one event for cadet Benton Willard in the Baytown Quin- tana which was a competition involving 40 schools from Texas and Louisiana. Witnessing graduation and commis- sioning exercises at Texas A8cM University is an impressive experience. Cadet David Moeller introduces himself to General Paul X. Kelly, Commandant of the Marine Corps, who was also present for the ceremonies. Buried alive! Bert Stratemann's "friends," cadets Vance Bingham, Bill Caldwell, John Mendez, Darrell Reyes. and Donald Coronado bury him in the sand on the beach in California. Flying to California is very exciting for cadets Cynthia Arrellano and Albert Gonzales. Personal pride and satisfaction can be claimed by Michelle Matocha after be- ing named Company Commander at the annual awards banquet. l'Il0l10Cel'2lS Hours of Hard Work Flawless performances re- quired two to three hours of daily practice on routines. Most of the Monoceras ex- perienced excessive ner- vousness before the weekly tryouts, which determined who could perform at half time at the Friday night game. The girls said that after per- forming at the game they knew whether or not they had provid- ed a good performance by the applause from the audience. The officers and sponsor, Mrs. Patsy Vann, chose the music and routines for each game. "The girls all work hard, and I like that because it shows me how determined they are to performf' said Mrs. Vann. Those who made the drill team accepted the responsibili- ty to help build spirit, to pro- vide entertainment, and to represent the school in a win- ning tradition. The group com- peted in the National Drill Team Competition and the of- ficers won Sweepstakes in Jazz, high kick, and character routines. The officers dressed as clowns for the character routine and danced to "The Sound of Music." The team, as a whole, received two first- place awards in high kick and character routine. The character routine was a dance to polka music and the girls were dressed in German costumes. A clinic was held for girls who were interested in Monocera tryouts. The team helped the prospective members with warm-ups and routines to help them prepare for a good performance at the tryouts. Early morning practices with the band help Monocera members, Melody Craig and Gillian Cox, perfect the routine to "Mr, Touchdown" perform- ed with miniature footballs. , . ,ag , , Q , ' Vg J L .. .,. , ,typ A Monocera members: First row, bottom: Barbara May-Lieutenant Colonel, Kelly Nicholson-Captain, Beth Schlameus-Colonel, Melanie Kriewaldt-Captain, Kay Knippa- Lieutenant Colonel, Tina Flowers- Captain, and Tracy Franz- Captain. Second row: Lisa Thelander, Robin Richardson, Marcie Fox, Gillian Cox, Melody Craig, Rita Rodriguez, Diane Alvarez, Maryann Castilleja, and Melissa Thomas. Third row: Nancy Brewer, Beth Broeker, Shelly Baros, Wendy Langabeer, Marlo Haas, Michele King, Zinnia Perez, Denise Owen, and Yvette Watson. Fourth l 5 s l s row: Fairlyn Beck, Ma Martinez, Linda Pate, Shearer, Sandra Munoz, Gay Micklewright, Deborah Garza, Georgie Tamayo. Fifth row: Andrews, Laura Tyner, Schlender, Ellen Folbre, Sally Dei. and Tina DeVillez. Il'lOIl Long bus rides to out of town games go along with the honor of being in the drill team. Rita Rodriguez, Diane Alvarez, and Shelley Baros try to make the trip shorter by rolling their hair and putting on make-up. Officers lead the way! Tina Flowers and Tracy Franz along with the rest of the officer line lead the drill team in a dance routine to "Hello Dolly". Finishing touches are important. Denise Owen and Gaylynn Micklewright check their make-up before halftime. Photo by Jesse Gonzalez. OCCIEIS 143 cheerleaders Varsity cheerleaders: Ccenter, top to bottomj Michelle Jaramillo Cheadj, Susan Scheffel, Kelly Ard, Libby Par- tida, Julie Powell Qleftj, Sheri Yates trightj, and Tami Leuders fEunice, the Unicornb. And the winner is . . . ! Brett Bingham receives his award, a kiss, from his favorite cheerleader, Kelly Ard, after winning the title of Mr. Irresistible by persuading the most girls to break their vow of silence and talk to him. Uniforms borrowed from ex-students who were Unicorn cheerleaders in the fifties added an extra touch to the "Fif- ties' Day" pep rally. Cheerleaders Kim Timmermann, Kelly Ard, Michelle Jaramillo, and Libby Partida perform a dance routine for the student body. A cheerleader's job involves more than just cheering. The varsity cheerleaders enter- tain the student body by performing a dance skit as the "Pillow People" at the Gonzales pep rally. I- W M., A Af-li 'ie sw cheerleaders U' Dreams Are Real Dreams of being a cheerleader floated around in the heads of almost every girl. For a few, this dream became a reality. However, cheerleading was not all fun and games, not just football season and limelight. The responsibilities of cheerleading included leadership abilities, a minimum overall C average, self- motivation, and of course, the skill to make it through the try-outs. After making the squad, the cheerleaders began to decide on the uniforms and equip- ment, such as pom-poms, megaphones, and shoes. The total expenditure came to about 5600. During the sum- mer, the girls attended a camp at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos. They learned new cheers and chants from professional cheerleaders. For the first time in four years, the cheerleaders received a yellow ribbon, which qualified them to compete in the championships at the end ofthe week. After camp, the squad con- tinued practicing for football season and planning spirit ac- tivities. Certain days were set aside for wearing such items as outrageous hats, buttons, or fif- ties attire to show support for the Unicorns. A Mr. Irresisti- ble contest was also added to the agenda. This contest gave the guys a chance to test their charm. Girls were given "hush" cards, which prohibited talking to boys. The guys had to persuade the girls to talk to them. lf this feat was ac- complished, the boy received a "hush" card from the girl who gave in. Brett Bingham won the title with 152 "hush', cards. In addition to boosting spirit at school events, the squad devoted their efforts toward the community as well. The cheerleaders decorated store windows to promote Unicorn spirit. The squad also held clinics to teach future cheerleaders basic skills and made decorations for the sports banquets. Through their spirit and motivation, the cheerleaders not only achieved their personal dreams, but they also boosted the spirit of the student body and community. Welcome to Bobcat Stadium! Michelle Jaramillo and mascot Tami Lueders join the pep squad as they "fire up" the crowd before the regional playoff game against Fredericksburg at SWTSU in San Marcos. Junior Varsity: Angela Walls, Kim Senior Kelly Ard congratulates junior Timmermann fheadl, Kim Voigt, Libby Partida on her performance dur- Mindi Largent tbottomj, and Tami ing the first halfofthe Bastropgame. Lueders Cmascotj. pep squad qt i . o .m y uuNs in 'F l C vw- ft M f--A First Time for Halftime Yelling and cheering began in August for pep squad. Members began working on new cheers and pom-pom routines created by Melissa Gonzales, Presidentg Mrs. Sally Kingsbury, cheerleader sponsorg and Miss Karen Dittlinger who has been the club sponsor for three years. Miss Dittlinger stated that early preparations led to a successful year. The group was active on and off the football field preparing and performing new cheers and routines. The routines were a highlight for the squad because this was the first year members performed a half time routine. Off the field, members par- ticipated in an aerobics class to keep in shape. The 46 girls had certain obligations to maintain membership. Memorizing the fight song, the alma mater, and organizational rules and regulations were included in these responsibilities. With each game and perfor- mance, the squad grew more spirited and was able to build up excitement throughout the student body. Insight on group activities is available at PTA Open House. Roxann Ulloa, Norma Soliz, Melissa Gonzales, and Michele Chapa explain the activities sponsored by pep squad. Pep squad is the first rung on the ladder for drill team membership. Rosa Benitez's confidence shines as she prac- tices the routine which will be perform? ed for thejudges. awk A-+ . .. , ,. fa. ,.,V..Xix iw A flawless performance takes lots of practice and hard work. Becky Butcher perfects the routine to "Beat It" before the Kerrville game. At the San Marcos game, Pep Squad members cheer the Unicorns to another victory. pep squad if 1 M1153 :ll :gp ,, y i Q UNWOWN ?"'A9'L-ffl' sissi Pep Squad: First row: Michelle Rosales, Eva Garcia, Maria Hernandez, Roxann Ulloavhistorian, Michele Chapa-vice-president, Melissa Gonzales-president, Norma Soliz-treasurer, Sylvia Moya, Cindy Robles, and Rachel Rosales. Second row: Elva Benavides, Tina Espinoza, Lisa Villarreal, Rosa Benitez, Laurie Porterie, La Tosha Sneed, Robin Rose, Teresa Carson, Sonia Tristan, and Rose Espinoza. Third row: Nina Martinez, Jodi Sparks, Amparo Aguirre, Camelia Cardenas, Mary Kay Mudford, Cathy Rodriguez, Colleen Mudford, Anna Beth Strunk, Lucy Moreno, Gloria Herrera, Leticia Altamirano, and Debbie Camareno. Fourth row: Shontell Baily, Vangie Martinez, Kim Babcock, Irma Ortiz, Stacy Kotzer, Janice Walker, Alicia Stein, Nellie Correa, Shelley Mayfield, Becky Butcher, and Lana Watson. commercial art Students Learn Skills "A student who is creative and artistically talented surely is an asset in Commercial Art," stated Mrs. Patty Smithers, sponsor. Having taken an art class was not a prerequisite. However, students needed to have the desire to learn. In class, students worked on pro- jects such as designing posters, jackets for record albums, and book covers, and then applied air-brushing, silk-screening, and other techniques to these projects. Artwork was not limited to class assignments. Students designed the football run- throughs, created decorations for the Queen of Hearts dance, and designed posters for school activities. Competition was also impor- Commercial art members: First row: Bottom: Mrs. Patty Smithers- sponsor, Kris Sengebusch, Amy Clark, Loraine Springer, Chris Miller, Michelle Jaramillo, Susan Cockerham. Second row: Marc Myers, Mike Ross, Craig Brooks, Richard Lagunas, Richard Lincon, Richard Mejia, Lee Juarez, John Putska, David Cherry, Jimmy Martinez, Kelly Von Rosenburg. tant. Members prepared en- tries for the fair, participated in logo and poster contests, and competed in the Comal County Youth Show. A total of approx- imately 30 awards were receiv- ed for art entries in the Comal County Youth Show. Commercial art collected funds from donations for art- work done for school and civic groups. These donations went toward supplies and club ac- tivities such as an end of year party at Landa Park. Commerical art helped Consumed by her work, Lonna Wilson helps paint a run-through for the Fredericksburg game. Time and preparation are vital in any competition. Kelly Von Rosenburg puts the finishing touches on a portrait of Stevie Nicks, a popular female vocalist, that later won grand cham- pion at the Comal County Youth Show. fffylwfiw students to learn the basic con- cepts of illustration and design. These skills better prepared these young people for college and the highly competitive commercial art and advertising job market. K commercial art Taking the easy way out. Drawing 340 posters about school district goals could be a hard job, if done by hand, but by using the technique of silk- screening, Michelle Jaramillo and Craig Brooks make thejob a bit easier. E Easy does it. John Putska carefully sets up exhibits of various styles of artwork for P.T.A. open house. How's this? Sketching album covers is a popular project in commercial art. Richard Lagunas, Scott Moody, and Amy Clark prepare to draw the cover to "90l25" by the rock group Yes. art club Winning Isn't Everything Winning wasnit everything, but it was fun. Both FBLA and Art Club discovered this by participating in contests. Art Club entered a total of seven contests including the Comal County Fair, Youth Show, and P.T.A. Cultural Arts. The total awards received were two reserve champions, 23 first places, 20 second places, 22 third places, two fourth places, and four honorable mentions. Besides participating in competitions, the club raised funds by silk- screening t-shirts for clubs and activities. The funds were spent on supplies for the art depart- ment and a trip to the San An- tonio Art Museum. Competition also played a vital role in activities for the Future Business Leaders of America. Members received awards in shorthand, accoun- ting, and endowment funds at district, state, and national conferences. Outside of com- petition, FBLA sold Austrian crystal and M 8a M's as fund- raisers. The money went toward community projects and a scholarship fund. The club awarded the 3300.00 scholarship to Mary Holick to pursue a career in business management. FBLA and Art Club strived to do well in contests, to reach goals, and to enjoy working together. Each group had ac- complishments which will be a challenge to others. Field trips do have benefits. Tracy Moore, Dolores Rodriguez, Mr. Johnny Kolacek, and Rachel Rosales finish their lunch at Casa Rio after touring the museum. The riverwalk supplies beautiful scenery for a sketch. Rick Purdy, Tracy Moore, and Jeff Albers are able to concentrate on their sketches in peaceful surroundings. l i Let's take a stroll. Susan Scheffel, Julie Powell, Vicki Mott, and Karen Edwards tour downtown San Antonio. Downtown San Antonio has a lot to of- fer. Edward Gonzales, Rocky Lagunas, Joe Martinez, Sonia Tristan, and Melba Garcia move on to the next point of interest. Using a steady hand, Alexis Bond masters the technique of molding pot- tery at the P.T.A. Open House. The club's display won first prize which ad- ded S75 to the clubis fund. Come away with us to Astroworldl Patricia Villarreal, Angie Munoz, Mary Holick, Dianne Sanders, Sandy Fisher, Rey Ortiz, Stacy Kotzur, Joel Guajardo, Jennifer Jaroszewski, Jeff Kohlenberg, and Steven Pusateri are ready to enjoy the day at Astroworld. R, hw: t 4, Db. I , , waiving! ., I ,, MAKE A UIFFERENCE GET TN VULVFU FBLA members: Left to right: Steven Pusateri, Rey Ortiz, Joel Guajardo. Jennifer Jaroszewski, Evangelina Martinez, Richelle Kreider, Anne Schumann, Jeff Kohlenberg, Stacy Kotzur, Sandy Fisher, Patricia Villarreal, Mrs. Becky SanburgA sponsor, Rosario Villarreal, and Angie Munoz. ...W The meeting is adjourned. After discussing the final business for the year, Rey Ortiz and Sandy Fisher look at the pictures from Astroworld. Make a difference get involved was the theme for the P.T.A. Open House display. Angie Munoz, Patricia Villarreal, Rey Ortiz, Joel Guajardo. and Dianne Sanders demonstrate shorthand techniques for the P.T,A. judges. fbla 151 Let's Hear It for the Cast Talent 'n' Theater was set up to create an interest in drama among students. The club con- sisted of thirty members who were required to pay dues and be active in plays and produc- tions. The members held an Easter party and two fund rais- ing cake bakes. The funds went toward a costume banquet at Holiday Inn and the One Act Play. The title of the One Act Play was "Heaven Can Waitn. After four months of practice, the cast became the first in nine years to represent our district at regionals held in Corpus Christi, Texas. Outstanding awards went to: District: Barbara May, Honorable Mention, Wade Rathburn, All Star Cast, and James Blakey, Best actor. Regionals: Wade Rathburn, Honorable Mentiong and James Blakey, All Star Cast. After a year of long rehearsals and performances the club was rewarded with a banquet and a successful One Act Play. Let's get closer! Acting out a love scene in the one act play Barbara May and Ed Farias get a little closer. What's the word? A group of members participate in a skit during a pep rally. Getting acquainted with the plot is stressed by Miss Kathy Ward, Drama instructor, to cast as they read over the play for U.I.L. Heaven can wait for James Blakey as O. B. Renfro tries to persuade him to switch bodies with another man in the one act play. Make-up! Richard Pink, Richie Fowler, and Wade Rathburn show mixed emotions over preparations to go on stage. TNT members: Bottom: Kris Sengebusch, Pierre Mars, Linda Lagunas, Melody Bradfute, Mark Gordon, Tina Greer, Wade Rathburn, Debra McDade, Steven Pusateri, Richard Pink, Joel Guajardo, Stephanie Smith. Second row: Kim Grudzinski, Jana Sanders, Lisa Thelander, Ed Farias, Mandy Henkel, John Joffray, Kelly Ard, Dannette Faour, Julie Schumann, Sonia Munoz, Maylynne Martinez, Shontell Bailey, Kathy Ward-sponsor. Third row: Delfina Lopez, Stacy Goodbread, Brett Lemoine, Alex Phillips, On goal post: William Dalrymple. deca 154 ational, State, and Area DECA Winners Gilbef1DeL05Sam05+S'i3ie Winner, Brad Rathburn-State Winner, Gene Preuss-State Winner, Advertis- Robyn Richardson-State Wi Display Display ing Services Display Adam Schwab-National Qualifier, Restaurant Marketing and Management Georgia Messenger-Area Winner, Apparel and Accessories DEC? iiiiivi snap, 1115! ASW' IEW BRAUNFEL' 'AB ini. "'7":,'::j'7'jv,'f,'?-- : . ' ' 4 Scott Blake-National Restaurant Marketing Management Weston Pacharzina-National 1 i pion, Entrepreneurship Written I Maylee Powell-Area Wi 1 Display X l deca ECA members: Bottom: Zinnia zrez, Mary Ann Castilleja, Yvonne artinez, Scott Blake-Historian, ene Preuss-Parliamentarian, Adam :hwabAPresident, Esmeralda ernandezvSecretary, Brad Rathburn-YTreasurer, Chris Andreas, Adriana Torres, Debbie Rossi. Second row: .loell Vosika, John Seffel, Tasa Weycrts, Melissa Gonzales, Gloria Garcia, Becky Grist, Roberta Wagner. Robin Richardson, Rita Rodriguez, Martina Saenz, Victor Vargas, Toni Baran. Third row: Jim Williams, James Covington, Tim Tousley, Gilbert DeLos Santos, Javier Chavarria, Mike Granado, Weston Pacharzina, Michael Farmer, Scott Nance, Kevin Seidel, Travis Platt, Charles Rivera, Gary Farmer, Robert Pacharzina-sponsor. tNot pictured Mrs. Roxolin Krueger-sponsorj. lk Contestants Reap Rewards Competition at area, state, and national levels earned many awards for members of Distributive Education Clubs of America. It all started with the area Career Development Conference held in Austin. Nine members qualified to compete at state where DECA earned eight awards. At state, Weston Pacharzina received first place in Entrepreneurship Written Event, while Adam Schwab and Scott Blake placed in Restaurant Marketing. These three students advanced to national competition in Kan- sas City, Missouri where Weston won first place. Aside from competition, DECA participated in group activities such as an officer breakfast at Krause's cafe, a Christmas dinner at Country Corner, and a Halloween costume party. DECA was closely related to the marketing and distribution class and students were en- couraged to join the club. The students learned about business through labs and computer classes. Students also made plans for club projects and at- tended field trips to Natural Bridge Caverns and the heritage exhibit during Wurstfest. Students benefited in many ways from DECA. The members gained leadership skills through committee and officer training. The sponsors also located student training stations in the community where students worked in distribution jobs. By applying the experiences gained through DECA ac- tivities, jobs, and competition, the students prepared themselves for the business world and reaped rewards. Mayor makes proclamation. Mayor O. A. Stratemann presents Adam Schwab, Georgia Messenger, and Gene Preuss with a certificate in recognition ofSpina Bifida Week. 155 V06 003 V.O.E. Members: Bottom row: Mary Kay Mudford, Mary Ann Mata, Estella Medellin, James Pierce, Cristina Vargas, Machelle Rose, Sheila Brandenburg, Cheryl Dees, Tammy Harvison, Karla Schroeder, Dawn Quent, Lisa Taylor, Michele Chapa, Christa Markins, Mrs. Betty Friend+sponsor. Second row: Mary Corona, Rosario Villarreal, Rita Garza, Alicia Valadez, Rachel Rosales, Carolina Martinez, Angie Gonzales, Diane Alvarez, Rhoda Rodriguez, Elma Hernandez, Hermelinda Martinez, Fairlynn Beck, Juliet Watson, Kim Fryar, Angela Looney, Angie Munoz, and Mrs. Jometa Dees-sponsor. Third row: Sylvia Frost, Toni Baran, Yolanda Ortega, Cindy Ortiz, Shontell Bailey, Janice Walker, Onetta Scrutchin, Jana Chafin, Yvette Haegelin, Deborah Garza, Pam James, Patty Herrera, Bobbi Wheeler, Julie Bartling, Janice Borgfeld. Fourth row: Laura Meckel, Deanna Lloyd, Rick Mitchell, Raylinn Meek, Tod Owens, Michele Morris, Mary Lou McDonald, Christina Perez, Lina Castillo. War games! Computers are used to en- tice students to enroll in the program. Mary Kay Mudford helps Chad Wat- son work through a sample program during the open house for freshmen and sophomores. tudents Reach Individual Goals Vocational office education is for students to learn leader- ship skills, to share camaraderie, to reach in- dividual goals, and to get along with others using parliamen- tary procedure at meetings. The club consisted of 70 members that were required to be enrolled in vocational office education or the word process- ing class and to pay dues in order to participate in contests. The club held a scheduled meeting once a month and special meetings when called by president, Cheryl Dees. V.O.E. helped sponsor the Texas Special Olympics and gave an Easter egg hunt for the students at Lamar School. An open house was held for freshmen and sophomores to introduce them to the program. An employer-employee recep- tion, held at the Chamber of Commerce Honors Hall, was given to honor employers. The club also held a Halloween and a Christmas party during the year. Members participated in area.and state meetings. The area meeting was held in San Antonio at Clarke High School. The state meeting was held in Dallas at the Hilton Hotel. Fundraisers consisted of compiling and selling a school directory, selling links to build a spirit chain, and the sale of two Easter bunnies. The money went toward the publication of the directory, scrapbook materials, socials, the employer-employee reception, and meals at contest. By being in V.O.E., members were able to learn leadership skills and to reach individual goals. Looks like fun! A Lamar student takes her turn at trying to break the Easter duck pinata while the Easter Bunnie himself observes. V06 0621 'Qi A ogy? ff M ,f wi if-I Accurate records are important in the business world. Aida Leal and Stephen Hand work with the calculator at open house. I'd like you to meet my boss. Sheila Brandenburg and Christa Markins in- troduce their employers, Bate Bond and Joe Seibold. Look at the food! Lisa Taylor, Estella Medellin, Deborah Garza, and Michele Chapa help serve at the employer-employee reception. voct 158 The outstanding student of the year award goes to Robert Goodwin at the end of the year banquet held at Goerke's Country Tavern. Learning Is Copin Vocational Opportunities Club of Texas QVOCTJ gave students a chance to train in in- teresting work areas. Students had the opportunity to attend school and to work in the real world of business which helped them in learning how to make it on their own. Guest speakers talked to the group about various types of careers. Demonstrations on health care, clothing, and of- fice techniques were presented to students. Using resource books, studying independently, and learning to prepare income tax forms were also major parts of this program. During January, students began preparing for contests and job interviews. Along with this, members worked on projects, the chapter display, and the scrapbook. According to Gloria Kolacek, sponsor, the name of the book was "Fantastic,' as it reflected all the fantastic work the students had accomplished. Fundraisers included "Can- dy By Cupidl' on Valentines Day. The candy was handed out by cupids, Robert Goodwin and Ricky Yanas. The most popular fundraiser was the Unicorn calendar which was produced with the help of VICA students. Students could have their birthdays printed on Students bring home the gold. However, it was from area contest and not the Olympics. VOCT members Troy Musser, Gerard Aguirre, Robert Good- win, Monica Haynes, Ervey Figueroa, Isabel Solis, Sammie Garica, and Joanne Gomez were named the first place club business procedure team and the District 5 representative to the state contest. VOCT members: First row: Juan Rivera, Joanne Gomez, Isabel Solis, Natalia Gomez, Patricia Cordova-secretary, Patty Gomez, and Andrea Hernandez. Second row: Robert Goodwin-president, Monica Haynes, George Garza-vice president, Joe Medina, Gerard Aguirre, Ervey Figueroa-sgt. of arms, Ricky Yanasxtreasurer, Judy Gonzales, Hector Mejia, David Hernandez, and Gloria Kolacek- sponsor. Third row: Sammie Garcia- reporter, Leroy Zavala, Armando Martinez, Ricky Rosales, Cruz Gomez, Rudy Martinez, Robert Saenz, and Troy Musser. the calendar for one dollar. These fundraisers not only pro- vided money, but also enticed the students to be more involv- ed in the school as well. As a part of being involved in community activities, several students dressed as Santa Claus for the children at the Comal Head Start Day Care Center at Christmas. This was the first time the club members had the responsibility of caring for a child. They also brought the children to the high school for a "show and tell" program. This enabled the youngsters to see what high school was like. Social activities were impor- tant to the club. The group hosted a breakfast at the Hill Country Inn to honor and to become acquainted with school officials. To celebrate Christmas, the club went to the Fiesta Dinner Playhouse where they met Patrick Wayne, a per- former at the dinner theater. At the end of the year, a ban- quet was held at Goerke's Country Tavern to recognize employers for their support and students receiving awards. The club offered members experience in the job field and lessons on etiquette. On-the-job training and social skills were both needed for survival in the real world. I S ctivities Keep Students Busy ctivities started with a kfast at the Hill Country where students made cam- n speeches for officer elec- s. Officers elected in class : Gerald Lenz-president, iie Lee-vice president, n Turner-treasurer, ela Platt-secretary, and gan Reinhard-sgt. of 5. An installation ceremony held in October at the New xnfels Savings and Loan erence room. Parents and ts were invited to this ial function. The group t a day in Wimberley in ember with the members VOCT. Students enjoyed veing, building a campfire, and barbequeing fajitas. In December, the club hosted a Christmas party at a Head Start children center. Tim Marcaurele dressed as Santa Claus and handed each child a gift from their "adopted" brothers and sisters. Members spent the morning telling stories and teaching the strategies of touch football. The club attended the Fiesta Dinner Playhouse production of 'tMy Three Angels," star- ring Patrick Wayne, for the Christmas party. Area competition was held at Churchill High School in San Antonio. Those qualifying for state competition were: "?',,1t-'V--.. . J . . ..hp x k ,TW-,g -: - 't,,,li,e' ' I ya. .'1.-Mi!! il, 544 Gerald Lenz in dry wall, Mark Vineyard in painting, and Angela Platt in nurse's aide. Ron Seidel placed third in prepared speech. Javier Perez, Daniel Pepin, and Andy Krueger had exhibits which qualified for state. The state competition was held in Houston in the Astrodome complex. Gerald placed third in dry wall application. Javier and Andy received honorable mention for their exhibits. To show their appreciation to the 26 employers who agreed to hire and train students, members hosted an apprecia- tion banquet at Goerke's Coun- try Tavern in April. Javier Perez was selected outstanding student of the year and Craig Hollmig, of Hollmig Engineer- ing, was recognized as outstan- ding employer of the year. Students rounded out the year with a picnic which featured fajitas, hamburgers, and barbequed rabbit fcourtesy of a member who started his own rabbit businessj. Students stayed busy work- ing in jobs which would train them for technical, industrial, or health occupations. They combined academic study with on-the-job training to receive a head start in the career field of their choice. What's cooking? At an outing in Wimberley, Bryan Guenther dries his socks and boots over the open fire even though Ervey Figueroa and Jason Davila seem to think that there must be a better way. VICA members: First row: Gerald Lenz-president, Cordie Lee-vice president, John Turner-treasurer, Angela Platt-secretary, Cheryl Pink-sponsor, and Reagan Reinhard-sgt. of arms. Second row: Todd Martin, Kevin Jackson, Mark Vineyard, Steve Giese, Michael Maas, Anna Gonzales, Manuel Garza, Mike Schlather, Joe Saldana, Tony Estrada, and Israel Carmona. Third row: Javier Perez, Jim Bligh, Bryan Guenther, Tony Chapa, Daniel Pepin, and Kirk Svoboda. On-the-job training helps Reagan Reinhard pursue his career interest in auto mechanics while working at a ser- vice station. ZR. horn and hoof A Time and Determination Pa Off Hours of spare time and lots of determination went into the publication of the school newspaper. The staff of fifteen members was led by Barbara Urdiales, editor, and Carole Deltz, co-editor. Once a month, the staff met on Saturday to put the finishing touches on the layouts. Class time and occa- sionally extra hours were spent catching up on late deadlines. After everything was finished, the material was pasted on a layout board and sent to the printer as camera-ready copy. The papers were sold for 25 cents a copy. The staff earned money through sales of papers and advertisements. Adver- tisements were sold for two dollars per column inch. All advertisements were designed by the staff members. This money went toward the publishing of the paper, and entry fees for journalism contests. In district U.I.L. competi- tion, Amy Starnes placed third in news writing and advanced to regionals in Corpus Christi. At I.L.P.C. the paper was given the Award of Distinguished Merit. The staff photographers received two se- cond place awards and one first place award at I.L.P.C. Jesse Gonzalez won second place in sports photos and took third place in the picture page event. Tad Gilbreath placed second with his feature photo entry. v" awe' it 4, i - gffvxg' wif at V M x 'Q .. if ' M., it -'W' nwefza W pf VVVV . .. :in V . ,,,. fl A. xt. The Piercing Eye! Mrs. Motycka, sponsor, looks over layouts for last minute mistakes. Debra Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Michelle Stigall sells papers and extra pictures to Chris Lacy and Carrie Lynn Cohen during lunch. The staff published eight editions of the paper. In order to achieve this, every member dedicated one Saturday a month and stayed after school when necessary to work on the upcoming paper. Dedication was the key that made this a successful year. As stated by Mrs. Debra Motycka, "The staff has worked extremely hard this year to upgrade the status of the newspaper. Without their dedication, hard work, and super attitude, I know our first division rating would have been impossible." Editors are busy people! Barbara Urdiales, editor, types final drafts of columns into the computer. Apple Ile computers provided a new method of setting print for the staff. K horn and hoof Staff members: Bottom row: Barbara Urdiales, Debra Robinson, Carole Deltz, Michelle Stigall, Adrienne Brumfield, Sandra Heideman. Top row: Cathy Fisher, Tad Gilbreath, Mark Sanchez, Jim Scheele, Sabrina Sanchez, Todd Baris, Lynnan Mares. lllllC0l'll UNICORN staff: First row: Kneeling: Rhonda Reed, Trinity Brandt, Nathan Pfeil. Second row: Lori Gonzalez, Rhonda Fritsche, Cindy Caddell, Cherie Harwell, Adrian Baker, Jodi Sparks, Helen Triesch, Liz Setser. Third row: Michele Doeppenschmidt, Adriane Michelson, David Berry, Aimee Norton, Barbara Doeppenschmidt-advisor. In tree: Christy Atkins and Nicole Dietrich. Getting everything in order, Rhonda Reed makes sure the print sizes are correct on the division pages as Michele Doeppenschmidt draws the rough draft layout. Staff Wins Awards and Makes the News Computers were everywhere, even in the staff room. The staff began using Apple Ile computers to type copy and each member received an in- dividualized disk to save copy for future reference. Work on the 1984 UNICORN began in early August when the staff attended a week-long yearbook camp in San Angelo, Texas. Staff members learned the basics of layout, design, and copywriting and chose the book's theme, "In The News ...". After camp, the staff was faced with the task of helping with school photos and issuing identifica- tion cards. While other students were settling into school routines, the staff was busy handing out yearbooks from the previous year and underclassmen pic- tures. Then the sales pitch began. After a slide show presentation, orders were taken for the new book. In December, page deadlines began to take toll. Staff members were expected to finish about 50 pages each month to send to the publishing plant. The staff worked during class and even attended night sessions to work on pages. After months of work, the book was completed and a sigh of relief was heard throughout the staff room. Awards won for the previous year's book put staff members in the news. The 1983 UNICORN received a first place rating from Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University in New York. Judged in such areas as theme development, layout, copy, coverage, anld photography, the book earned 922 points out of a possible 1000. The 1983 UNICORN also received an award of Distinguished Merit at the University Interscholastic League Press Conference. Making headlines was not just associated with copywriting. By winning awards and putting effort into creating the yearbook, the staff literally made the news. ' F g , Capturing the high school on film was very time consuming for head photographer Lori Gonzalez. Lori prepares a negative for printing. It takes two. Rhonda Fritsche and Aimee Norton "put their heads together" to write a feature story. A '51 rp M, mug, I'm hurrying as fast as I can! Mrs. Bar- bara Doeppenschmidt finishes grading as Liz Setser and other staff members anxiously wait for their copy. Save, load, file not found, these com- puter terms become quite familiar to Jodi Sparks as she learns how to save copy on her disk, lllllC0l'll I :A Q-an gf qnhv I -rm kg . 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The first symptom was evident when the average, go- getter senior began to "forget" his homework a few times and then "forgot" to study for "small" quizzes. These minor things led to more major assignments and tests that were neglected. Those contracting the disease acquired new phrases that they began to use frequently. For example, "BLOW IT OFF',, "WHO ' CARES", and "GO TO HELL WORLD I'M A SENIOR? Grade point averages began to fall, but the infected senior was sure to maintain the minimum grades in order to stay in the top quarter of the class to meet college entrance requirements. By the end of the year, the ill senior was only doing the minimum required work to pass his classes and to finally graduate. Such is the life of a senior with senioritis, the only known cure for these 309 un- fortunate souls was the diploma. Senioritis struck nine out of ten seniors. No high school was safe from this terri- ble sickness. What do you think? Holly Hill and Gina Zimmermann decide which posters to hang in the main hall during the hall decorating contest. Dueling Drums! Rodney Fischer takes his turn in the spotlight for "battle of the drums" against Sammy Castilleja at the senior talent show. Oh Ricky you're so fine! Rick Purdy does a cheer to the tune "Micky" dur- ing the senior talent show. Senior class officers: Howard Phelan-treasurer, Adrian Baker- secretary, John Matney-vice- president, and Rodney Fischer-president. 166-seniors Kelly Ard expresses emotions that were felt by fans and players after the Unicorns lost to Bay City in the state semi-finals in Victoria. The Unicorns had a super I3-2-l football season, but it hurt not to advance to the state finals. "Jamming out" breaks the monotony for Julie Powell on the long trip to Kingsville for the Brownsville Pace playoff game. fi -6 fy " If aww . gg I :S ' . 3 l Q I Screaming female fans are thrilled by Brett Bingham while he sings "Lady Down on Love," which was made popular by Alabama at the senior talent show. Cheerleaders ? John Muschal k John Pustka Ricky Edge and J. P. Rector get into the spirit of things by dressing up as cheerleaders and per forming a skit at the pep rally Delores Aguilar-Band tFlags-sr,J, Spanish Club. JeffAlbers-BandtS01ofEriserrible, Districtj, German Club, Art Club. Dearlllil Alf0rd-Pep Squad, Drama Club QTNTJ, HECE ltreasurer sr.l, FHA-HERO. Beth Allen Chris Andreas Kelly Ard-Band, Tennis, Basketball, Student Council, Young Republicans, Rotary lnteract Qsecfjr. and sr.J, German Club, FHA, Varsity Cheerleader, AFS Qsec,-sr.J, TNT, UIL-SpeechfProse-lst in dist., lst in reg., 3rd in state, Outstanding Sr. Speech studentg Elks teenager ofthe month. John Arnold Cynthia Arrellano-FHA, Unity Club, Volleyball, VOE-OEA, ROTC, Senior Mexican American Club, French Club. Adria!! Baker-Art Club ttreas.fjr,, presf-sr.J, Commercial Art Club fsec.fjr,l, Spanish Club, Rotary Interact fsec.-sr.l, New Braunfels Art League. NHS tsr.l, Student Council, Yearbook tsports editorj, Track Urj, Elks teenager ot' the month, Elks teenager of the year, Golden Unicorn tsr.J, Senior class secretary. John Bankston-NHS, FCA, Varsity Football Ur. arid sr.J, All District Defensive Back, Varsity Track Qr.j, 3rd in District Pole Vault. Toni Baran Todd Baris-FBLA, Httrri at Hoof, Varsity Basketball. Maria Bayer Fairly!! Beek-Band tfr,, soph. andjr.J, Polka Band QLD, UlLfDistrict Shorthand tsophj, Spanish Club Q-ir.l, UlLfParliamentary Procedure tjr.J, VOEr OEA tjr., sr.J, Monoceras tsr.l. Ptllrieiil BeIl3VideS-Band tsec. leaderfllag capt. sr., dist.-reg. band, SoIofEnsemble, State SolofEnsemhleJ, French Club, Science Club, Spanish Club, Poetry contest in Spanish 3rd, tsr.l, French Symposium Ury. Greg Berlder-NHS, Spanish Club, Student Council, Elks teenager ofthe month, Optimist Club Youth Appreciation Week Citation, Boys State, Football, All district Quarterback tcaptj, Basketball tcapt.J, Tennis fregional qualilierj, Track lregional qualificrfhigh jumpj. Chris Benson-Football fl2th Mari awtirtit, NHS, FCA, German Club, Young Republicans, Campus Life. David Berry Cynthia Bibb Brett Bingham-Football, Basketball, Track, King of Hearts tsophj, Mr. Irresistible fsr.l, Ag. Qtreas.-fr.l, ROTC, Student Council, Choir. SCOU Blake-Amateur Radio Club, DECA Qhistorianisr., state winner-sr.J, Athletic Trainer ffr. and sr.j. J8rIleS Blakey Jr.-Band fregion-soph.,jr. and sr.j, German Club, Drama Club, Science Club, Best Actor award, All-Star cast award, Janice Kay Borgfeld-Basketball, Volleyball, Nas, FCA, FHA, vos, German Club. Sheila Brandenburg Trirlify Brandt-Band, German Club, Rotary Interact, DECA Ur. and sr.l, Outstanding DECA student tarea and state winner-sr.J, Yearbook Qphotographer and people section editorfsrj, Young Republicans. Shari Brimmer-Newlcs Competitive Edge. Crillg Br00kS-Commercial Art Qpres.-sr.l, NHS, Who's Who in Commercial Art tsr.J. Mark Br00kS-Football Q2 yr, letterman-hon. mention, All districtfsrj, Spanish Club, FCA, NHS, 168 seniors 5 A - X . I H ? """' ' 57 W i I . ..,., .I , g i Eilfff? ., w,,,,.,,w ,V ' 13:3 ,-,il Kahler-Future Olympian For some people the thought if becoming an olympic athlete night seem like a dream, but to me individual it became a real ife goal. Senior Kourtney Kahler par- Qicipated in the modern pen- :athlon during the summer at Fort Sam Houston in San An- zonio. Kourtney was to be part if the program because of her swimming and running abilities. The five events in- :luded were running, swim- ming, jumping Con horsebackj, shooting 22 caliber guns, and Fencing which she enjoyed the most. The camp lasted one month and each of the par- ticipants trained every day from 6:00 in the morning until 4:30 in the afternoon. The rest of the day they worked on in- dividual skills. At the end of the pentathlon, Kahler stated "I really got a taste of each sport, and what they involve." According to Kourtney, this experience added to the possibilities for her receiving a scholarship to be able to attend college. The pentathlon con- tinues year roundg however, Kahler could not go on with her training and continue her high school studies. On guard! Kourtney Kahler diligently practices her fencing skills. K8Yill Bl'0Wll-NHS, Newk's Competitive Edge, Varsity Tennis-state semi- finals, Who's Who. Keith BUCK-Football, Track tcaptj, All District i-ion. Mem. tm, voE gap, Kris BUCK-German Club, FHA-HERO, 2 yr. Tennis Letterman. Teresa Burket James Caldwell Doug Campbell-Football fall district, sat, Varsity Baseball taaph., jr. and sat, Spanish Club, FCA iv-pres.-sr.j, Student Council tsr.J. Slllill Clfllliltllilel-German Exchange Student fjr.j, School Board Rep., AFS Qpres.-sr.J, NHS, Mu Alpha Theta tpres.-jr. and treas.-sr.j, German Club, Rotary lnteract, Tennis, lnner Circle Players tsoph. and jr.j. Andrew Castilleja-rcr. Lina Ann C8Stlll0-Band mist.-mph. and jf., soiufansamble-ff., mph, and jr.J, French Club fTx. French Symposium-Gnals in lnst. Music-soph.J, FHA, OEA, Science Club. Mafy Allll C8Sfil.l8j8-Pep Squad tfr.j, Monoceras, Drama TNT Club, Spanish Club, Unity Club, FHA, DECA. Antonio Chapa-Football, Auto Mech., icr, senior Mexican Am, club. Michele Chilli--Pep Squad fv-pres.-srj, VOE-OEA, Bookettes, Senior Mexican Am. Club, Dingbat fsrj. David Cherry Andre Cleslicki-Band tdist.-jr., reg. jr., solofensemble, sec. leader, Major-sr.J, Mu Alpha Theta, Science Club, Drama Club, Amateur Radio Club, German Club tsr.J, French Club, Nicole Cl8SliCki-Band lsec. leader, sr., dist., reg., solofensemblej, German Club, French Club, NHS, Junior Miss 14th runner-upj, Science Club, STARS, Campus Life. Andrea Clarke-German Club, Science Club, Band isec. leader, sr., capt., sr., dist., reg., solofensemblej, Jazz Band, Polka Band, NHS. seniors 169 Bookettes members: Sitting: Elena Flores-treasurer, Elizabeth Torres-secretary, Lupe Espinoza- president, Michele Chapa-vice president, Second row: Carolina Martinez, Rachel Rosales, Stella Martinez, Sonia Tristan. Back rov Caroline Jimenez, Mrs. France Castillejaasponsor, Patricia Gallego Christina Perez, Mrs. Dolore Spicer-sponsor, Camelia Cardena Evangelina Martinez, Melba Garcia. Membership Doubles People who became heavily involved in activities usually felt that they just simply could not join another club or organization. However, membership in the Bookettes did not require too much ex- tra time as the group mainly provided extra help in the library. Four meetings and one dollar annual dues were the major requirements for members. They planned two fund-raising projects, a book sale and a pencil vending machine, and two group ac- tivities, a Christmas party and an end-of-the-year party. All library science students 'A were required to join Booket- tes. Membership doubled from the previous year. There were 14 members. "If we con- tinue to grow, we might become a club whose name is known such as the band or the pep squad," commented Mrs. Dolores Spicer-sponsor. vm L' I I Julie Cl0IItS-Spanish Club, Campus Life, Tennis. Susan Cockerham-com. Art, French Club, German Club, Choir. R0bel't C0mPt0ll-Band Idist., reg., arcaj. Choir Iv-pres.. outstanding memberl, FTA. D8l'l'ill C00k-Basketball lmgr.j, ICT treportcr, sr.l, Industrial Arts Club. DIIWII COOK-Volleyball, Tennis tfrj, Band Ifr.J, Spanish Club, Unicorn Mascot, Cheerleader. James Cook John Cook Paul Crawford-Football. DeWayne Dawkins-F00tba1i,spanish Club, FHA, DECA. Cheryl D865-Band tfr.J, OEA fpres.-vjr. and sr.j, FBLA tsec.-f jr. and sr.J, FHA tv-pres.-jr., recording sec.isr.j, Rotary Outstanding Student tjr.l, German Club, Art Club. DWayIl8 DCHRVBH-Band Idist., reg., area, solofensemble, sec. leadcrj, Polka Band, NHS, Mu Alpha Theta, Science Club, Horn tic Hooftfr, and soph.l, Rotary Interact, NEDT finalist, German Club. Darren Deptawa-Band. Della Kay Dielefl-Band Isec. leader-sr.J, Polka Band, FTA Iv-presfir. and pres.-sr.i, German Club Itreas.-sr.J, CSU, Mu Alpha Theta, NHS Ur. and sr.l, UIL ttypingj, Girls State. Diana Dopson Tim D0ty-German Club, FCA, Student Council, FHA, NHS, Rotary Outstanding Student ofthe year, .l.V. Basketball, Track, Football Icapt., All-Dist. Offense, All-Dist. Defense, All-Centex Defense, All-State Defense, All-State Offense, All-Star Footballl. Jeff DUIICBII-Baseball, Spanish Club. 170-seniors K. .Jig . .V K . E , jf L, X 'nav V""" ws... .fs .WA ,L :L vvv' Q, 'Q 'ia s X Q X XX Q ex X K, S w 3' Q 3 3 gre' fish.,- Swv-r-' A.. qv-5,3 Q, qv Atom em- N sk 5. e Hd K 'S., f Kerb Q'-N-an an ,' . ,r..., S--J We-. -4' fe-' N9.,,.v X XJR' 'vs- fuss.. Rick Edge Robin Elrod Lllpe ESpiI10Z1l-Choir tv-pres. soph, and pres. srl. Concert Chorale, FHA, Spanish Club, Senior Mexican American Club, French Club, Pep Squad, Ding Bat, Bookettes fpreswsrj. R0dl'ley FlSCllel'-N HS, V, Tennis Ur. and sr., capt. sr.J, Basketball ffm. Football Ifr.J, Boys State, Rotary Student ofthe month, Spanish Club, Cathy Flshef-Tennis, Rotary Interact, FTA tsec.-fjr.J, Campus Lilc. Student Council, German Club, Unicorn Handler. Horn SL Hoot' tfcature editorfjrl. Tl'3Cy FHIIIZ-Student Council tfr.J, Pep Squad. Monoceras tcapt.-sr.J. German Club, FHA tvfpres. of recreation njrj, NHS tsr.j. Who's Who. Brent Free Jeffrey Froelich-vtcA, vos, German Club. Sylvia Frost Kim Ffyal'-Band, Polka Band, German Club, Science Club, VOE-OEA. Cristina Gallegos Mike Callaway-Football, Basketball, spanish Club, FCA, Rotary Outstanding Student ofthe year, NHS Ur. and sr.l, NEDT Award, Outstanding English Award. Outstanding Business Award, Rotary Student Speaker. Mark Garrison Deborah Garza George Garza-ROTC, Unity Club, tcr, CVAE tv-pm, ist in dist., club business, sr., and lst in opening and closing, sr.l. Jessica Marie Garza-French Club, Speech Club, Unity Club, FHA. Pep Squad. Bryan Gilbert Heather Gilstrap Jesse Gomez Joanne Gomez-vocT, Pep Squad. Jlldy G0llZ8l8S-Choir fsolojenscmble-2nd placcl, Art Club Ljr.j. Gllldilllpe GOIlZBl8S-VICA tv-presj, Senior Mexican American Club, Auto Mechanics. Melissa Gonzales-Bwkenes, FHA, Pep Squad, DECA tm, Jesse G0lIlZ8leZ-NHS, Science Club, Yearbook Qphotographer-soph.J, Horn H Hoof Qphotographcr-jr. and sr,J, AFS iv-pres.4jr.J. Sylvia Gonzales Robert Goodwin Mark G0l'd0ll-French Club lhistorianfsrl, Drama Club tv-pres.fsr.J, N HS. Glen Green seniors- l 7 l . 5-, Becky Grist-German Club, DECA. "' Kim Gl'l.ldZillSkl-French Club Qr. and sr.J. I-TA isr,J, Ull, tinformutivc and pcrsuasivel, FHA, Unity tfr.j. Bryan Guenther-Meme I 81 ll, ifr.,sopl1,nnd sm, ICT Cjr. and sr.l. Greg Guenther Toby Guerra David Guerrero-Football, Spanish Club. Lucy Gll9l'l'el'0-Pcp Squad tfr, and suph,l, HECK isoph ,jr. and sr.J. Victor Guerrero-Football Uv, and vafsityp, kiss Mark HRCCKEF-German Club, football gm, Optimist Award rar outstandin 'mv Achievement in Agriculture, Ag tsentincl - soph. andjr., pres. srl, Judging teams Ron Hagelman Roger Haggard Sabrina Harrod Dellllis Hllffmall-Band fdistrgn: fr., soph.,jr,, sr., areazjr., sr., All-Stale Orchestra: sr, TXXNM Bi-State Band:jrg lst division State Soloflinscmblej, National Merit Scholar, Academic All-American, Top Ten at 1983 National Mathematics Comp. tnumber theory, W computer scicncel, Who's Who Among American High School Students, Mu Alpha Theta Math Team. German Club. Science Club. NHS, Ull. winner. Top Ten. Tammy H8fViSOH-Band, Choir, French Club. FTA, VCE-OEA ipttrliitmentarmn fsr.J Monica HR-YIIQS-DECA. CVAE tlst in prepared speechj. Donna Hasert Erick Hensz Salldhl Heidemin-Band tdist.fsoph. and jr.. sec. leader. lieutenant, solojensemble-soph.,jr. and sr.j, VOE-OEA, French Club, Rotary Interact, Horn SL Hoof, Alice Heimel'-Basketball, Track, Cross Country tfr.J, Golf tsoph. and jr,l, German Club tsoph.,jr. and sr.l, Speech Club tsr,J. Lisa Hendry-Band fdist.fsoph.,jr, and sr.grcg.-f-soph.,jr.t1nd sr.g areafsrn state solofensemble, sec. leader-sr.l, Polka Band, Student Council ULD, Art Club tsr.J. Drama Club Uni. German Club ljr. and sr.l, NHS tjr. and sr.j. Julie Henke Daniel HQHIIBS-Mu Alpha Theta, French Club, Science Club tpres.fsr.J, Optimist Outstanding Science Student, UIL-Science 13rd in distfjr., lst dist. -fsr., lst regionals-sr.. lst statefsrj. Esmeralda Hernandez-Library club, DECA qseefsrq. I Roy Hernandez-HECE gr. and sm. " . l we Q' Holly Hlll-Tenn1stfr,,j.v., soph. andJr.l, Pep Squad Url, FHA ttrezts. -jr.J. FFA tswectheart-jr., and sec.-sr,l, Rotary Interact, French Club, Campus Life. Mark Hinojosa-HECE, HERO. Michael H0ffm8l!-Football 12 year lettermanj, German Club, VOE, wg, t Mary Holick ' it l72-seniors . , .4...1..,,,.+. l 4 Leticia Holland-cheerleader gy. ---fr.l, unity Club tm, FHA ChaplainAsoph., executive memberfjr. and sr.l. HECE lreporter jr and sr.l, Spanish Club, Unicorn Handler tsr.l, VOE tsr.J. Calvin Howell Kevin Jackson-ICT. DECA. Nfidlelle Jal'1llI'lill0--Cheerleader thead- --j.v.. fr, and soph., head varsityfsr.J.Queen of Hearts tfrj, FHA, FTA, VICA, Commercial Art, Dingbat tsophj, Bat Girl tjr. and sr.J, Homecoming Queen tsr,J. K-P 'wud K0lIl'fl'l8y Kalllel'-Track All-American, State Top Ten t3 yrs.l, Cross Country, NHS, Modern Pentathlete. Rotary Outstanding Student tsr.l, Rotary Outstanding Student of the Year tsr.l, Student Council iv.p.J, Class Pres lfr.J, Rotary Interact. German Club, FHA. Volleyball tfr. and soph.l. Basketball tfr. and sophl. Mike Kares Peter Kefkel'-Band, DECA, Michele King--Band lfrj, Tennis tfr.. soph, andjr.l, FHA tv.p. of recreationfsoph. andjr.l. Monoceras Ur. and sr.J. HECI-Q, FHA-HERO. French Club. Melissa Kittell Kell KIIDWBI-Auto Mechanics. Demtis Lynn Kraft-Golf, German Club, Ar! Club. Jana Kriewaldt-French Club, Band. Choir, FTA, csu tfr. and soph 1, Athletics tfr.l. Liz Kyburz nf Chl'iS L8Cy-German Club, Student Council fstudent body pres.j, Class Pres. tg sw. tjr.j, MCJROTC tlieutenant-sr,J, NHS, Rotary Interact, Young Republicans. Tennis fsr.j. Benjamin Lee-Choir tpres.fsr.l, ICT tpres.-jr., v-pres, -sr.J, VICA ttreas.fsr.j. Gerald IRIIZ-ICT treporterfpresl. Golden Unicorn, TNT. l' l Home Awa From Home Becomes Home At the beginning of his senior year, Kevin Brown transferred to New Braunfels from Uvalde to play tennis in the Competitive Edge program at Newk's Tennis Ranch. After a taste of the tennis program, Kevin's parents moved to New Braunfels to work as pro's at Newk's and Kevin continued with his tennis. The season was I a success for Kevin. First, he -von district, he competed at egionals, and he advanced to the state tournament in Austin. T For the second time, - nowever, Bastrop's Tim Juarez lefeated N.Bfs top player. In a pro set earlier in the season, ' Juarez defeated Kevin 8-2. This time the final score was 6-2, 6-1 in an hour-long match to win the semi-finals at the .I boy's state tournament. Three factors that contributed to Kevin's loss were: he couldn't get his shots past Juarez's net game, he couldn't get his first serve in consistently, and he couldn't win the close games. Brown stated, "I'd get points, but I couldn't win games? The loss in the semi-finals brought Kevin's season to a close with an impressive 38-2 record. Uvalde's loss was N.Bfs gain when Kevin Brown became a part of the tennis team. Kevin and his parents were quickly accepted into the community and New Braunfels became their home instead of a home away from home. And it's up . . . , Senior Kevin Brown tosses the ball high to get a good serve during a match at the high school courts. . .. ' A T "" N ' x 5 N am, - Y...,,i seniors-173 r 5 E Seniors Have a atural Abilit Seniors were known for their natural ability to have a good time. When the weekends came, seniors were out on the town. At the close of the year, every senior was out every night. They always managed to find something to do. Throughout the year there were breakfasts, brunches, Mother-daughter banquets, and of course, just plain old parties. Many of these were planned, but there were those that were spur of the moment. If someone said the word party, everyone knew there had to be to Have Fun a party somewhere. Whether it was at the island, at someone's house fsometimes parents were out of townJ, or just cruising around town in the car, seniors were out and about. Looking for a good time did not come hard for these seniors because it seemed that fun always followed this group. The night life of a senior- was exciting, fun, and quite busy. Party "People"? Susan Scheffel, alias Susie cavewoman, and Adrian Baker, alias Elvira, are ready to party with fellow seniors at a costume party on Halloween. .. wtf Jeff lkpp-N HS, MCJROTC Qdrill team-lst in staieijr.. 2nd in siatcfsr., lst Chl'iSt8 Mlfkins-Choir tpres.4fr., V-pres.-soph.J, VOE. FHA. Pi8I'l'C MBIS-French Club, German Club, Spanish Club, Art Club, Drama Club, Student Council tpublicity committeej. K at-1 W Lt., srl Deanna Lloyd Tim Marcaurele Lynnan Mares D8l'I'yl M2fSCh-Band tdrum major, region band, lst divi. state solofenscmblel. NHS lv-pres.J, German Club tv-pres.l, Top Ten, NEDT Award, National English Merit Award, Texan ofthe month, Rotary and Optimist student ofthe month. " ff' fa Qs 'Y' 3 fg iw tak V17 V E. Q , ' Evangelina Martinez-Pep Squad leapt.-pq. OEA gm, FBLA my FHA ,QW lfrj, Booketles. J0hl1 lvillflley-Football fhonorable mention-ir., All-District-jr., capt.-sr.j, Basketball tcaptfsrj, Track, FCA tpres.fsr.l, German Club, NHS, Band tfr.J, Student Council Ur. and sr.J, v-pres. lsr.J. Bafbllfil lvllly-Monoceras Ut. col.fjr. and sr., best dancerfjrj, Superstar Drill Team , N.B. Junior Miss 14th runner-up Tx. Junior Missj. French Club h tse.cAsr.J, Drama Club tsec.fsr.J, AFS fsec.-sr.j, One-Act Play thonorable mention All-Star Castj, Young Republicans, Choir Ur.l, Pep Squad lfr.J, FTA, Who's Who, Young Personalities ofAmerica. Mary Lou McDonald-Ni-is FHA vos OEA FBLA s een s .mash - - ' w 1 PC - P' Club, FTA, UIL lready wrilingj, Opttmist Youth Appreciation Week Award, Honor 174-seniors GayLynn Micklewright Roll. Doug McGraw Laura Meckel Reyes Medellin Rick Mitchell t f X ZW ,, X , l ,,.. lg 7 M,..,,,,,, .... ,,. Am , w ,,,, V .w:.:.5 . D be X --flwew --1-12 ,MY I fat E, . -...Q ...f Z ..t" mf .vm 7 J.. David MOCIICI-MCJROTC fcapt., drill team capt., color guard commander, rifle teamj, Spanish Club, Amateur Radio Club, NHS. Tracy Monaghan-Banrl, Polka Banrl, Pep squad, spanish Club, FFA. Tracy MOOTC-Track fmanager-jr.J, FHA, Art Club tsec.-sr,J, Rotary lnteract fjr.J, Queen of Hearts Qrep,-sr.j, Homecoming Princess, Gilbeft MOIBICS-Auto Mech, VICA tparliamentarianj, Senior Mexican American Club. Rita Morales-ROTC, vlcA, Auto Mech. l, DECA. Jeff M0lm8n-Band Qpolka band, jazz bandj, Speech Club, Sons of the American Revolution Oratory Contest t2ndj. Colleen Morrison-Band url, German Club tsoph. and jrj, UIL ttypingj, DECA fchaplaine-srj. John Moseley Vicki MOH-French Club, OEA, Rotary lnterael, Art Club. Jellllifel' MOZCICY-French Club, Spanish Club lsec.-sr.j, Tennis, FCA, Student Council fsr.j, Queen of Hearts tsophj, Golden Unicorn. Sandra MUDOZ-Band fstage banrll, Tennis, Meneeeras, FrA, Drama Club tpubfhist.4sr., one-act play-jr., regionals-sr.j, Who's Who. John Muschalek-NHS, FCA, Spanish Club, Mu Alpha Theta, VrPres.fFr. Class, Horn 8: Hoof fsports ed.-fr., soph. and jr.J, Optomist Youth Appreciation Week Citation flop language arts studentj, Rotary Outstanding Student, V. Basketball tteam capt.-jr, and sr.l, Football tfrj. Julie McKee Scott Nance Kelly NlCh0lS0ll--German Club, Pep Squad, Monoceras ill. col.gjr. and sr.j, Who's Who, Student Council Qsophj, Tennis tsophj. Kelldl NOBII-'French Club Qpres.Ajr, and sr.j, AFS tv-pres.-sr.b, NHS, Young Republicans, National Forensic League, UlL tdebatej, Who's Who tfrenchj, Rotary Top Twenty, Michele Ortega--Band lain, and reg.-fr., jr. and sr.l, French Club, FHA- HERO, German Club. Y0l8lld1l Onega-Band fflags-soph. and jr., twirler-sr,j, Spanish Club, Senior Mexican American Club, OEA. Cyllihiil Oftil-Spanish Club, OEA tjr. and sr.b, Senior Mexican American Club. Sylvia Ortiz Dionne Ott-Tennis, Pep Squad, CSU, aanrl, German Club. Tod Owens WCSIOII P8Ch8l'Zi.l!8-Rotary Interact, Football Q2 yr. lettermanj, DECA tarea, state winner and national linalist-jr. and sr,,5, FCA tfr. and sr.j, German Club tsoph. and sr.j, Basketball tfr. and soph,j, Track tlr. and soph.j, Carlos Perez-weeds, Building Trades, Metals. Gwfge PEFCZ-HECE tv-pres,-jr., Pres.Asr.J, Senior Mexican American Club. Howard K. Phelan-NHS Qpres.fsr.j, Class Pres. tsoph.i, Class Treas. ULD, Class V-Pres, tsr.J, Rotary Youth Leadership Conference, Hugh 0'Brian Outstanding Sophomore, ROTC tdrill teamj, DAR Good Citizen Award, Mu Alpha Theta, Rotary Interact, Student Council, Spanish Club, Boy's State, Who's Who, Tennis, Cross Country. Melissa Phillips-Pep Squad, Art Club, FHA, DECA lreporter-sr.l, UlL ttyninsl- Powell Edward Phillips III-Feelball, Basketball, German Club, Art Club, seniors 175 Pam PiIIS0ll-Basketball Stats Ur. and sr.j, Girls' State. Rotary Interact. FBLA tparliamentarian-sr.J, German Club, Horn 84 Hoof tsoph. and jr,J, Basketball lfr. and soph.J, FCA lfr. and soph.J FHA, Unicorn Handler. JRIIICS Pittman-Band tlt, col.fsr., dist., reg. and areal, Spanish Club. Angela Platt-ICT lsccfsrq, Fl-lA qv-prcs,fjf.i, AFS. Ellen Poth. Julie POWCH-Spanish Club, Art Club. FTA. NHS, Tennis. Cheerleader tvar,--sr.J, Mary Lee Powell Gene Preuss Rick Purdy-French Club, Art Club, Football, Track. Baseball. Al-cs. FHA. JOIIII PUISKB-German Club, Tennis. Art Club, Commercial Art. FCA, VICA, Dawn Quent Rhonda Raabe Norma Ramirez-Athletics tfr.J. ROTC tdrill team tsoplli, FHA. OFA. An Club. Brad Rathbllfll-Band tfr.l, DECA tparliamentarian jr., trcasffsr., 2nd place state displayj. Jeff Reeh-NHS, FCA areas.-51.5, Baseball gr., capt. Hoi, Football gr. and sr.l, Basketball ljr,J, German Club. Reagan Reinhard R0byll RiCh8l'dS0ll-NHS fsec.fsr,J, Student Council tsophj, CSU ttreas.J, French Club, Monoceras, Band, DECA, .IAMS toutstandingjamx studentl, Chorale, Choir toutstanding choir studentj, Who's Who. Johnny Rivera Deb!!! R0bil'lSOIl-Band, Horn 8L Hoof tentertainment ed., productions ed.J, Class Sec. tfr.J, Girls' State, Student Council, CSU German Club. Jilllie R0dl'iqllCZ-Pep Squad, French Club. Rhoda Rodriguez-Band, Art Club, OEA. SHIHOS R0dI'iglleZ-Mexican American Club, Cross Country. Track. Ricardo ROSBICS-Baseball, vocr, industrial Am. woods. Machelle R059-UIL ttypingl, FTA, FBLA. vote-OEA rscc.fsf,i. Band ldist.-fr.J, Debbie ROSSi-Band. Louie Rossi Nlllftilll SBQIIZ-FHA, French Club, Choir, Art Club, Senior Mexican American Club, DECA. Edward Sanchez-Building Trades, woods, Metals. R0b0l't SRl'k0Zi-Mu Alpha Theta ttreasfjr., pres. Osr.l, German Club, Science Club, NHS, UlL lnumber sense, sciencej, Who's Who. America's Outstanding Names and Faces, National Merit Finalist, Piper Scholar Finalist, Elks Student ofthe month, Rotary Outstanding Student tjr. and sr.l, TMSCA tlst placej, Math and Science Teams. 1 76-seniors Nuff 'YQ-FY' ma -ar--3, if' P-if -., Y, GN 'it'-A we X711 4-...J av-H?" Q f " Q' . I, 1- r f , f' V W . . A AAA , ' w f m ,al -rw-'rdf Z r Cedric Sawyer-MCJROTC, French Club, Cross Country, student Council. Richard Schaefer JRIIICS SCIICCIC-Band, German Club, FCA, Football, Young Republicans Horn Q. Hoof fboys' sports ed.J, Basketball Url. SIISSII Scheffel-Varsity Cheerleader Ur, and sr.J, Basketball, Track, Class v- pres. ft'r.l, Class treas, fsophj, German Club, Rotary Interact ttreas.l, Art Club fv- pres.-sr.J, NHS, Queen of Hearts Rep. fjrj. Beth SCIIIBIDCIIS-Band, Pep Squad, Monoceras tool.-srj, Who's Who, German Club, NHS, I-'TA tparliamentarian-sr,J, Girls' State. DOIIIIII SChll'leltek0pf-Band Iflags-jr. and sr., dist. and reg.-soph., jr. and sr.j, FHA, German Club, CSU, NHS, Jayc .es Scholarship, Delta Kappa Gramma Recruitment Grant. Darren Schmidt-Football, Ag. Scott SCIIOFII-German Club, NHS, Mu Alpha Theta lsec.4jr. and sr,J, UIL Inumber sense-lst in dist., 2nd in reg.j. Karla Schroeder Stacy Schuetz Alllle Schllllllllll-Band ftwirler-soph., Head-sr.J, class lreas. tsophj, German Club, Young Republicans, FTA, FHA, FBLA tpres.-fsr,J, Girls' State, Student Council, Homecoming Duchess, Adil!! SCIIWRID-Tennis, DECA fpres.-sr., nationalist winnervjr. and sr.j, German Club. AliS0ll SCOU-NHS, Student Council ttreas.-sr., committee chairman-sr.J, Band fmaj.-sr., sec. leader-jr. and sr,, distjregj, German Club, Rotary Interact, Mu Alpha Theta, Girls' State, Jr. Miss, Elks teenager of the month. Liz Seymour Tammy Shearer-Band, Monoems, German Club, FHA, FTA, HECE qv- pres.-sr.j, Queen of Hearts Rep. tsophj. David Shearer Where Do We Go From Here? That is the question a lot of eniors had to ask themselves s the year came to a close. Iany knew what was in store Jr them, however, many thers could not make up their tinds. For some, graduation 'as a step closer to in- iependence and a way of show- ig their parents they were nature enough to face the real" world. For others graduating was just an escape to be rid of school for good. It was neat to talk to your friends and to find out where they were going to school or if they were getting a job or even getting married upon graduation. Once this dreaded question had a answer, seniors were able to sit back and say, "I did it and I did it for me!" Hard work pays off. Sandra Heideman and Lynann Mares enjoy measuring for their caps and gowns for graduation. L seniors 177 4 r 'hr K Mark Sievers Kelly Slllifh-Tennis, Spanish Club lv-pres.fjr., pres.-sr.J, NHS ttreas.-jr. and sr.l, Student Council texecutive boardj, Amber SOCll8-German Club, HECE fsec,-soph.j. Isabel Solis Jean Marie Sterling-Tennis, NHS. Paul Strunk Robert Saenz Kirk Svoboda David TalIl8y0-Band leapt,-sr., dist.freg.j, ROTC, NTSU fpiano scholarshipj. Lisa Taylor Lisa Thelillldel'-Student Council tsophj, Monoceras tsr.J, Band, NHS tjr. and sr.j, Drama Club, French Club tfr.J, CSU, Campus Life, Rotary Interact ffr.j, Who's Who, Jr. Miss Ord runner-UPJ, National Forensic League. Teresa TIIOIIIZS-FHA, French Club, Track, Basketball, Cross Country. Jay Tiulllall-Band tfrj, German Club, Science Club, Math Club, Speech Club, Campus Life. Lisa Timmermann Elilabelh T0fl'0S-Art Club tjr. and sr.J. HECE tsr.J, Bookettes fsec.-sr.j, Margarita Trujano-Band. Leigh Allll Tl'l.lly-Band, NHS, Science Club thistorian-srj, German Club, French Club, FTA, Girl Scout Board of Directors. John Turner Barbara UI'dl1lleS-Student Council, Golden Unicorn, Horn SL Hoof teditor-jr. and sr.J, NHS tjr, and sr.J, Mu Alpha Theta tsoph.,jr. and sr.j, Quill and Scroll tsrj, Rotary Interact, French Club, Unicorn Handler, Girls' State, Shadow Program, Who's Who, Rotary Outstanding Student, Elks Teenager of the month, Drama tfr.J, Optimist Club Young Tex4Anna Award. Cl'iSfil'l8 V8l'gIlS-OEA ttreas.-sr.l, Spanish Club tjr.J, FHA tjr.j. Victor Vargas-ROTC, DECA. Alonzo Villarreal Christina Villarreal-HERO. J0ll.i w8CkWlfZ-Band, French Club tv-pres.-sr.j, NHS, German Club. Darrell Waldrip-spanish Club, FCA, FFA, science Club, Track fm, Football ttrainerj, Campus Life, Drama Club tfr.J. David waldflp-Football, AG ttreas,-sr.l, German Club, TCCA, Joe Waldrop-Football, Building Trades. Juliet Watson 178-seniors .W 5 KLCS' Km. wwf 'lar' 1- M--.,,,,.,,M Jh- up- if G Charles Zech-F00rba11,FHA. Gllla Zlll'lll1el'l'll1ll'llI-German Club, f Interacl, Tennis. YVBUC WBISOH-Band tfr. and soph.l, Monoceras tsr.J, Spanish Club tsr.j. Wanda Web Tim Wenzel Tasa Weyerts Kim Whitaker Benton Willard-Band411,-jr.,c01.Asf.5, MCJROTC 12nd ll.l,GCfl'T13!1 club. NHS, Boys' State, Choir, Optimist Youth Leadership Award, Sons of thc American Leadership Award, Who's Who, BSA Order ofthe Arrow, Rotary Student tguest and speakerl. Sf0ll8y wllll8mS-Spanish Club, FCA, Rotary Outstanding Student of the year, Basketball, Track, V. Football tjr. and team capt.fsr.l. Jessie Willis-FHA, Choir tdisrf-sr., v-pfes.f5oph.i, UIL tsolo ist divi. -soph, and sr,J. Linda WllS0n-National Merit Finalist, Who's Who. Rotary Outstanding Student Ur. and sr.j, Elks Teenager ofthe Month, German Exchange Student, Band tdistjreg., sec. leaderfsnj, FHA, Ull. tspcllingl. NHS Ur, and sr.J, Mu Alpha Theta, German Club, Science Club, Student Council Ur. and srl, AFS ttreasffsrj, NEMA Award, NEDT Award, Honor Roll. Lorma Wilson Richard Yanas-Mciizorc, unit, Club, vocr, Mmm American Club. LeRoy ZBV8l8-Woods, CVAE, FHA tparliamentarianj, Art Club, Rotary Salute the Salutatorian Robert Sarkozi, class salutatorian, received a 510,000.00 scholarship from the San Antonio based Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. One itudent from each school in fexas was nominated for this .cholarship. Then from these ftirdents, quarter finalists were .:hosen. The SAT was given to determine selections for semi- Linalist. Sarkozi's score of 1360 entitled him to one of the 50 positions of semi-finalist. Of those 50, 25 were chosen as finalists. Those 25 were then given IQ tests and personal in- terviews for the scholarship. Sarkozi's scholarship may be used at any Texas school, but he must maintain a B average and take at least 15 hours per semester. Sarkozi decided to attend Rice University in Houston in the fall. Along with the Piper scholarship, Sarkozi received a four year National Merit Scholarship worth 58,000.00 and a tuition grant from Rice. Robert set a doc- torate from Rice in mathematics as a future goal. A job well done. Robert Sarkozi steps up to receive the Minnie Stevens Piper Scholarship at the senior awards banquet. I ..,, fd K ,rf .V sa. gipk. - SE it its t , i if 'Fi' -i'P1i F . -- . ..... .tt A, .l.L4..ln-11 ...., Y seniors l 79 For most students, being a junior meant being one year closer to graduation, being on their own, and letting loose. In- volvement was the key word. Everything revolved around the future. Studying was a must. Day after day, juniors heard, "Honey, I know you're trying, but you have to keep your grades if you plan on attending college!" BOOM, just when you thought you were on the road to success, there came the P.S.A.T., A.C.T., and the beloved S.A.T. Filling out ap- plications was hard enough, much less taking the test which was seemingly made for a genius. On weekends, all juniors wanted was something fun and exciting to do on those long awaited nights. The student council promoted dances that served as safe and inexpensive Being a Junior forms of entertainment. A ma- jor part of the junior year was spent planning and attending the annual Junior-Senior Prom. Class functions and private parties were also high ranking events for the year. Keeping active definitely seemed to be a fairly popular pastime for all 285 juniors. Besides all of those parties and wild weekends, participation in sports events was not unusual. Academically and socially, juniors climbed another rung toward the long awaited senior year. David deLemos follows seniors, Mike Gallaway and Rick Purdy, as they act out a record mime to "Mickey" as a drama assignment, and by popular de' mand, they did it again at the senior talent show for Queen of Hearts. Taking it easy! J. P, Rector sits among balloons while Denise Denson and other classmates decorate the halls. 3' 180-juniors Intensity of the playoffs builds as Kraig Krause watches from the sidelines of the Brownsville game. A song and a dance! Jesus Rojo and Melani Gallaway entertain the au- dience by acting out a record mime during lunch groups on Fifties Day. i. a. -V l True Unicorn spirit is displayed by Tom Duke at the state semifinal game against Bay City. '1 The junior class officers are Christy Atkins-SecretaryfTreasurer, J. P. Rector-President, and Melani Gallaway-Vice President. Getting involved! Michele Doeppenschmidt demonstrates one of the responsibilities of being co-editor of the yearbook as she presents Charles Bradberry-superintendent, Oscar Smith+assistant superintendent, and the school board with their editions of the '83 UNICORN. juniors-181 Ken Ainsley Diane Alvarez Tamantha Andrews Christy Atkins Kim Babcock Shontell Bailey Shelley Baros Julie Bartling Paul Benavides Marylee Benson Sharon Borgfeld Crystal Bowen Jenny Brannan Gerald Brush Jackie Caballero David Caddell Edward Cantu Teresa Carson Greg Carter Zulema Castaneda Amy Clark Shay Clark Carrie-Lynn Cohen Patty Cordova Kelli Curtis William Dalrymple Raymond Davila Susanne Davis David deLemos Carol Deltz Stacy Dement Denise Denson Tina DeVillez Brenda Dicus Danny Dietert Michele Docppenschmidt Tom Duke Greg Eanes Brian Edwards Karen Edwards fd? -Muzi' 1 3 fii, J ' IJ :J 9, fkry S Y- fy J W 8. .J I ,,J- w'iim:'l V. ef .V ,,,i l ' V ' V l'-' g I lerr Q arii J -I J ' J J W t J J I I J I 5 KJ J A ' z 5. 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V- ir' in I Q 2 M of J, JJJJ J A HW sz, E Ivy, on I J kv f w J fn-J, ' Jifff ' J- -. tn ff ' :- J J , ,Jim J fig Ji' 'J J J J 'J'i 12 I ,J I - - J ' 1 J A V J ,VVJ J J, W VL JJ J ' we t i f J JJJJ I y J J 2 I J - J J JJJ A J P r JJJJJ J f stltell , -- ff '1 'i-J f f ' 1 . J J JJ-JJJ J JJJJJJJ JJ J- J J J J JJJ J fm' l ""' i at ' JJ l Drawbacks cluding some from other coun- tries, appear in school. These people are not just regular transfers, they are participants of the Competitive Edge Ten- nis Academy at John Newcombe's internationally famous tennis ranch. In order to improve their abilities and live in a positive tennis atmosphere, many high school age tennis players mov- ed to New Braunfels to live at Newk's Tennis Ranch. With intense competition and ex- cellent teaching techniques, the program was aimed at making superb competitors out of already well experienced players. Attending school for five full classes and reporting directly Each year new students, in- Benefits Outnumber provements shown by the players. Weekends were usual- ly spent at tournaments, some of which were out of state. Oc- casionally the players could go out with friends from school or attend athletic and other school activities to cheer for the Unicorns and become more in- volved in school. The benefits of attending the academy outnumbered tl' drawbacks by far for many c the participants. Heather Gilstrap, a former Newk's par- ticipant from Tempee, Arizona, stated, "Newk's gave me a much better chance to receive the college scholarship A I wanted, and I knew it would be beneficial in the end." Daily workouts are essential at Newk's to the courts when the return y - ed from school for a three hour 182-juniors Tennis Ranch, but they are tiring! Carrie-Lynn Cohen crashes after a workout contributed to the im- long day. Ranch. Taking a break! 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Janet Erdman Martin Espinosa John Evans Gary Farmer Michael Farmer Ty Fausct Brett Fey Carolyn Fey Ken Findley Debbie Fischer Elena Flores Raul Flores Tina Flowers Bill Fox Rhonda Fritsche Nancy Fromme Melani Gallaway Gloria Garcia Janie Garcia Steven Giese Tad Gilbreath Cruz Gomez Patricia Gomez Angie Gonzales Francisco Gonzales Richard Gonzales Ron Gooch Joel Guajardo Becky Guenther Rene Gutierrez Scott Hadlock Becky Hancock Stephen Hand Russell Hansmann Adam Havens Kevin Hermes Elma Hernandez Virginia Hildebrand Colleen Hillert Kelly Holmes Robert Houde Kenan Ikels Jennifer Jaroszewski Jon Joffray Kevin Jonas Tom Juarez Kay Knippa Sabrina Koch juniors 183 Krai g Krause Richelle Kreider Melanie Kriewaldt Harold Krueger Jr. Taye Kuhlmann Wendy Langabeer Angela Looney Juanita Lopez Tonya Lueders Luisa Madrigal Matti Mantynen Todd Martin Mary Martinez Stella Martinez Michelle Matocha Paula Mayfield Sonia McDade Timothy McDonald John McKinney Lisa McKinnis Philip McLain Armando Medina Sylvia Medina Ralinn Meek Georgia Messenger Stephanie Meyer Qhris Miller Dana Mills Donald Moreno Chris Mosel Angie Munoz Todd Nance l 84-juniors Corresponding pays off! Kim and Greg Whitaker work together on the cor- respondence classes they are taking from The University of Texas. s i yyaa reg ,ge N... a Xia? "" 'T if M Eric Oranen R .ff 3 it V . 1 Mike Orr - s i T 3- : ,, o . Rey Ortiz au- 1 . K .. au K K ., . . ji, X . Teresa Ortiz 5 A'AA Q. X.. is - -- AA Denise Owens ' ' ' - -4' if f Danny Pape f 5 K . .SQ g V Y ' A R Lori Pape l sr, I Y Y gi X 1 e if f 1 Paige Parker ' Henry Paredez Libby Partida . v Linda Pate i'.,i James Pearce ., Daniel Pepin . r Alexis Phillips X Travis Platt Where There's a ill, There's a Wa Was your schedule crowd- ed? Not enough time to take all the courses required was a common complaint heard on campus. As an answer to the students' concerns, cor- respondence classes were of- fered. Students participated in the correspondence pro- gram in order to be able to take all the courses that were required for graduation and still have room for their elec- tives, too. Students applied for the courses through the counselors' office. The University of Texas offered high school students courses such as health, home economics, math, science, social studies, foreign languages, and even English. The minimum tuition to enroll in one of these courses was S47.25. Students taking a one semester course were allowed up to twelve months to complete the ten lessons to them through the Then, the counselors sent mail. gave a final exam to the students as the final require- ment of the course. Eleven students finished classes through the mail from the University of Texas. Carolyn Fey took Latin from the University of Nebraska since it was not offered by the University of Texas or as part of the regular high school cur- riculum. She expressed her opinion of correspondence classes well by saying, "Finishing a class that was important to my academic career by correspondence was an independent achievement that was very rewarding? Although only two credits were allowed through cor- respondence classes, students used these classes to add flex- ibility when scheduling classes during the regular school year. Shopping for correspondence classes, Carolyn Fey and Miss Ann Mahon look through a catalog of classes of- fered by the University of Texas. We 6 VH.. 'W' s' It 'Q a vw A Steven Pusateri David Putz Maria Quiroz J. P. Rector Rhonda Reed Shannon Reinhard O. B. Renfro Shannon Rhoads Tammy Rittimann Charles Rivera Eddie Robinson Dolores Rodriguez Rita Rodriguez Robert Rodriguez Jesus Rojo Grace Salazar Mark Sanchez Rita Sanchez Sabrina Sanchez Velma Sanchez Jana Sanders Darrel Schacht Patty Scheffel Mike Schlather Kevin Schmidt Julie Schumann Tony Scow Onetta Scrutchin Heather Seay John Seffel Donnie Seidel Kevin Seidel Tami Seidel Rita Self Kristine Sengebusch Tracy Shoemake Kimberly Smith Solar Smith Timmy Smith Robert Snow Wesley Strickland Melissa Thomas Adriana Torres Tim Tousley Helen Triesch Laura Tyner Stace Vercher David Villarreal I 86-juniors N . iff- I iw? if f in ,, if K in S was . s .iw seee 'im A i . Xl, , yX X tee... ,, .RX 'S Qwwaw J 2 M1 .aggravate .saw Q u W . ... .t., , ...., -. , - X tp ,Q 7 -if i : 4 Xu. 1 ' " 2. i A' . 'N' XX-X t , 1. . . ,- : s ,Q , , , .P ----i . R ,R .X J ' X ,f f is 1 "'.- . ' ' - - Q 'f-X-f WXR iwawsswsw N4 swmfyi TES' i ' 1 - g gt- -' .T-' . . . , - --'- " . 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F X i X .Q-sf .iw 5 Y ' 5 . 4 Always fun and games at Campus Life! Nancy Brewer and Jennifer Smith are part of a practical joke played on par- ticipants in Campus Life in which they try to stuff tomatoes into coke bottles. l gr. A .' r f' ' Adding Life to Campus Fun and friendship evolved from Campus Life meetings. Mr. Eric Landrum, the group's sponsor and leader planned weekly meetings in which a group of 35-45 students par- ticipated in wild and crazy games and worthwhile discus- sion. The group also offered Bi- ble studies once a week for young Christians in which they worked together to give each other better perspectives on everyday and spiritual lives. Tom Duke expressed it well by saying, "Campus Life taught us to have fun and build stronger friendships. It broke the monotony of school life and gave us something to look for- ward to during the week." Talking it over! Cindy Caddell and Mr. Landrum discuss plans for going to South Padre Island. The trip was spon- sored by the Campus Life organization, , , .1 ,Vx K 6 . A . Y 5 . K K , ga it C. .,, .sn - -f 5, ., K .':' ' N. , 1, ' 'i . ' 'fx f I. Patti Villarreal Rosario Villarreal Mark Vineyard ' David Vollbrecht Joell Vosika . Roberta Wagner , Janice Walker an Es xv-os S. 1 S Q if - X sfxttxxpg A fx Nw' ,f Mark Walter s W x vt f f Q f f i -A E ti ,N 5 lp.. is i. W- ' J if 1 , X it 1. I 3 ' I .ll ifs it x. .. y ,iw I were ,..-Q. JD un' 5 . n i 1 Raul Young Audra Zabava Xiu? ds X .. 41' , " 'Q Rt 'Wf- I ' Ms.-.f Wendy Warncke Lynn Wetz A W Stacy Wetz Donna Winkler W , ,g Frank Woodward of Michael Wofford Kim Wright Sheri Yates X -ws A Q X l juniors-187 -r Mfg To Be a Sophomore eans Big Changes The second year of high school is usually one of big changes. Be- ing sophomores brought new op- portunities and responsibilities. The students took part in extra- curricular activities, such as FTA, OEA, Rotary Interact, French club, Spanish club, and German club. Some sophomores played varsity sports and others performed with ,Monoceras Membership in school organiza- tions meant participating in group activities and sharing responsibilities with other members. Sophomores took the National Educational Development tests which evaluated academic skills in English, word and math usage, natural science, and Proud parents, proud daughter, Jana Chafin and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Chalin, are introduced during parents' night ceremonies at the Gon- zales basketball game. The Four Puppeteers! Elizabeth Rodriguez, Jeanne Kelley, Nancy Kadlecek, and Michele Morris put on a puppet show about Julius Caesar for an English class project. 188 sophomores social studies readings. A test of learning ability was also given. Students who received awards for superior academic perfor- mance were Kristi Blake, Charles Ellis, Paige Schlender, Brigette Suhr, and Kristin Wilson. Sophomores pitched in and helped support class projects. During Queen of Hearts, the class earned 52416.50 dollars. The 311 students in the class were glad that they had the op- portunity to become more in- volved in high school activities. Free car wash, donations accepted! Gary Poeck-head class sponsor, Deb- bie Smith, and Lorena Gonzalez pitch in to help earn a total of 5876.11 dollars on this Queen of Hearts project. 6 is V A an W , I W'T"5?i? l" 5 rx , 4, ' A f' 5 fl' tiny -. sd-fL'zr:a my 1 16 s- ,K if Sophomore officers are Sonia Munoz, Vice-Presidentg Brigitte Suhr, Secretaryg Debbie Smith, President: and Georgie Tamayo, Treasurer. Mixed opinions are apparent on the faces of the crowd. John Tillman ex- presses his confusion during Queen of Hearts fun night as the officials discuss the rules for the orange pass contest. Playoffs mean extra work! Kim Tim- mermann and Mindi Largent put in ex- tra hours at the playoff game in Vic- toria to get the fans to add their moral support. Grand champion turkey! Kevin Lehmann displays his trophy and win- ning turkey at the Comal County Youth Fair. sophomores I89 Summer fun was delayed for some members of the sophomore and junior classes. Instead of tubing down the river or catching some rays, students spent five weeks tak- ing driveris education, which was necessary to obtain a driveris license by age 16 in the state of Texas. The 200 students who at- tended the classes paid 5145.00 dollars for summer instruction. Daily sessions available to students were 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., and 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Students had to at- tend one of the sessions five days a week for five weeks. A total of 52 hours of driver's education was required. Classroom instruction, learning rules and regulations and work- ing with the simulator for nine hours to develop proper driving habits, was a requirement of The student drivers spent twelve hours in a car. Four of the hours were spent driving and eight hours were spent in the back seat observing and learning from other drivers' ex- periences. The cars used in the driving portion were obtained from Krueger Chevrolet, Bock Motor Company, and Becker Motor Company. Students found that the lux- ury of having a driver's license was worth sacrificing summer fun and 52 hours of their time. Having the car keys was an ad- vantage. Students could now run errands for their parents and have the fun of cruising around town at the same time. Also, the hassle of trying to find rides to school and other activities was eliminated. Start your engines! Jeff Kohlenberg gets ready to take part in a day behind Student Drivers on the Loose as . s mi fa, ,,.r. ,..t . si.. , . , ,,,, , , We 7? 441 ,V" ei the driver's education program. the wheel. 1 if-' , . , - Felix Aguirre A "f" Gloria Aguirre F , M 3 ..,. QQ wi is' A -'L , Z Sofia Aguirre . 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Keith Cook Joe Cortez Cassandra Cox Gillian Cox Melody Craig Neal Craig Julie Davila Michelle Davila Jason Davis Amy DeLaGa'rza Sally deLeon Beverly Denby Jenny DeVil1ez Tina Dominguez William Dopson Bobby Douglas Don Duncan Lynda Edge Charles Ellis Christina Englerth Juan Espinoza Ramiro Espinoza Dannette Faour Melissa Farias Sandra Fisher Scott Fisher Robert Flugrath Ellen Folbre Laura Forester David Friesenhahn Leah Frye Patricia Gallegos Norma Galvan Anna Garcia Evangelina Garcia Jesus Garcia Melba Garcia Patrick Gilbert Edward Gonzalez Lori Gonzalez Russell Gooch Debbie Green Tina Greer David Gunn Marlo Haas Sandra Haecker Stephanie Hanover Terry Hanson Stephen Hanz Andrea Hernandez Hector Hernandez Maria Hernandez Angie Hinojosa Cindy Holick Richard Hollums Barbara Hummel Pamela James Glenn Jung sophomores 191 Nancy Kadlecek Kingsley Kahler Jeanne Kelley Jeff Kohlenberg Stacy Kotzur Timothy Kraft Gary Kral Chris Kroesche Lynda Lagunas Rocky Lagunas Carl Lamsfuss Lonnie Landry Mindi Largent Aida Leal Melinda Lee Kevin Lehmann Larry Longoria Dclfina Lopez Michelle Lopez Tamara Lueders Billy Lytton Brenda Martinez Carolina Martinez Elizabeth Martinez Joe Martinez Maylynne Martinez Klint Massey Mary Mata David McClint0n Mark McWilliams Faye Meckel Diana Menchaca Adriane Michelson Damon Millett Donald Mills Patricia Molina Robert Moor Arthur Morales Michele Morris Traci Morris Andy Mouer Mary Mudford Christopher Munie Sonia Munoz Leslie Nelson Kirk Norton Cara Nowotny Scott Oranen 197 sophomores " vu alfa ' " he i' sv ,X F P .T Se. eit' t . tts, L. "7 I ' .t.- . :fi -tw s - Ll sc. .,-e K lr'-'1 i P? xlfjiinl 'tg A S-f K f S V is f,' NN A Q w - 5 "V: - -M , Ss: ggtxx Q., , mi fx L M ,, FH 3 C A t tt T - 1 teieii i ,, IK I rm, if fl I L Q s 1 " til V -' - 6 2 A .. K 1 1 t t . y C K A , ,, it -L L tai r , rf--- y y A ' iiiiitt ' tetct L it Y. 'H t Sli.: and M :L -Q. if - Prom night is a special event. Jessie ,-wfjlakwwa Willis and her date, Terry Canham, enjoy each other's company on this special evening. 4 fe X X 2 ix .ff r it .mp Dating-A Popular Pastime When the subject of dating came up, there were many ma- jor concerns. The first question most students asked was, "Who will I go out with?" Some chose older individuals, and others preferred younger dates. Still others were satisfied with a companion of the same age and grade. The second problem was, "Will my parents let me go?" Next came the unavoidable "Where will we go?" Sometimes couples splurged and drove into San Antonio to dine and see a movie. Finances were also a point to consider. The cost of a movie and dinner was approximately S40.00, not to mention the gas necessary to go to and from the chosen entertainment. Because of this many students stayed in town for entertainment. School dances attracted couples, especially Queen of Hearts and the Prom. All sports events seemed to be a popular activity for dates. Another most important question was, "When will we go?', Saturday nights were the biggest date nights, but many Friday nights were spent on dates as well. Occasionally on school nights, a concert, a ban- quet, or just a free night with no homework would leave time for a night out. Everyone eagerly awaited the weekends. However, dating was definitely a privilege which was anticipated by students for years. Finally when that special person and Mom or Dad said "Yes", it was reality. Burying the hatchet after a trying week of class competition for Queen of Hearts, Bill Fox, a junior, decides to let bygones be bygones and take Stephanie Hanover, a sophomore, to the corona- tion and dance. s . .x . ,1.., tp , A Leif Q J -Sr , - P tv l W is S .......r 3 . i . ..-ir Ei ' L . a 'v 1 t , sk 'Cf ,-:si L. .. ., .Hg S .1 as-x .. . W I as 53' - if 5 3. ll '52 ' f jim ? 1 l R . , . .p - .-. L Y - -S --:- ... LY ft . Q.. "74- i.,t fn- ,M ve- Ns st..- .s-- .f Y.. W J a 4 wk f ... .W 9 1 me . ... . Q . 'ev I . 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Bert Stratemann Q ' .V., Anna Beth Strunk hnniihi , t hhih it f f g . fi? Brigitte Suhr V ' ' Q , V' ' , ,W iii' Meenakshi H fr 1 11 Sundaram , .. N I A 'ef H - ' 0 Randy Sutton ' ii l? I Georgie Tamayo 'M' in ' A L.. - Deborah Temple ,", . ,1t' 1 ' Brittney Tetrault , , -3 . Deborah Tice if- I ':"V i .i', 751.4 ,":f Chad Tiller .I Y Jon Tillman W' --f- ' ' , I John Timmermann ' I ii My I , Q . l ,, My Kim Timmermann ' 1 4 X HZ' i """' . ' Sonia Tristan , Q ' ta ' ' hm H I ff e 2 . .V A .tt . ' ,,. - l al Friends Thru Thick and Thin It is hard to tell the exact moment when we became friends. It may have been the time we went out to lunch together at Pat's Place and were almost late to afternoon classes or the time we both were sent to detention hall for talking too much in Mrs. Kraft's geometry class. We eventually found a sym- pathetic ear as we discussed how mad Mr. Tucker made us during marching season or how hurt we were when boyfriends ditched us for a Monocera who was a little bit prettier. We even made sure to see each other after every class and we always knew when the other had a track meet or a band con- cert. It really was tough when you were asked out on a date with the guy I liked. He even took you to see "Footloose" which you knew I was dying to see and afterwards, he took you to my favorite place- Pantera's. We patched it up over a sun- dae at Polar Bearis and found that sometimes quarrels and disagreements brought us even closer. During spring break when your mother wouldn't let you go to the coast and I stayed home, only then did we realize how much our friendship meant. There was an exact mo- ment when friendship was formed and the word "friend" became a real feeling instead of a word that cannot be defined. And when that moment occur- red, the realization of our friendship became an impor- tant feeling in our lives. You can always count on a friend to have the correct change. Adriane Michelson and Mindi Largent discuss the latest gossip while deciding what they would like to drink. t t Q . - Q 194-sophomores zu.-I N430 VA? Enjoying an afternoon at the park with friends Mike Zunker, Juan Rodriguez, and Johnny Martinez decide what ac- tivity they would like to do next. The class which wins Queen of Hearts is always rewarded with a free afternoon in the park. if r,,,,,t . Z y 4 ff ff, yn A Students lend a hand? High school students are selected to help at the boys' district track meet, Denise Thompson, Shannon Demby, Leon Sneed, Kraig Krause, Danny Pape Ann Tengler, Stephanie Dunham " it Greg Carter, Tom Duke, John McKin J ' A My 1, 1 4 I ., ,,, 1 V J 1, , rv W - t',ia, Q We c i . M' J X at Q f K J l ' to " 5 at J ttt ..' f A- ... K+ at in ,i,. L a'2 f J if-f in -V M 4 ttt if M 'K 'K - K 1' re' W yy - J. , Q k A ,, V ,, A A , I ,. fj! 3?t Xg1 M V J v J 'f , a" P 4 ' 2 3 J' Aa , kv' el we ' ' Susie Zech ney, Stephen Millett, and Keith Cook take a break to rest and to visit with their friends. Georgie Turner Stan Ulcak Roxann Ulloa Maria Vallejo Jose Vargas Felix Velez Maria Villanueva Dario Villegas Kim Voigt Pat Voigt Richard Wagner Alan Walker Tammy Walker Angela Walls Kevin Webb Chuck Weisbrich Bobbi Wheeler Greg Whitaker Kristin Wilson Charles Wimberley Jeffrey Woodard Fay Worthey Kelly Wright Michelle Wright sopho ores 195 I rf, Food sales are popular during Queen of Hearts. Bryan Feltner serves a piece of cake to customers during lunch. Coke machines, a salad bar, and snacks from the commissary were all dif- ferences between middle school and high school. David Williams, Melissa Garza, Lisa Hendry, and Rene Gutier- rez catch up on the latest news after taking advantage of the variety of foods offered. F .,...... -Q p l E X. 'Dx ,. 4, 196-freshmen On New Braunfels! LaTosca Stewart plays the fight song as she marches off the field with the "Big Blue" band at the end of the half-time show. The struggle is evident on the faces of Eric Schroeder and Joanne Mozeley as the freshmen compete against the sophomores during the tug-of-war at Queen of Hearts fun night. MW ,mf Va Q . mLLkA e CMM ,V ,WW Something old, something new! Paul Brotze and Inez Villanueva serve as class representatives in the long stan- ding tradition of Queen of Hearts. High School wp' Becomes a Realit . More privileges were available to the 327 freshmen students in high school than in middle school. New to the freshmen were the commissary and cold drink machines, which were available for a quick snack during lunch or just to take away the frustrations of a hard day's work. For the first time, the freshmen elected class officers. Students chose a president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer to represent their class. These of- ficers were in charge of making the final decision on the three money making projects for Queen of Hearts. The projects selected were a raffle, a fishwalk, and food sales. Another task was choosing the class t-shirt design. High school offered a wider ..,v' Extra-curricular activities are new to freshmen. Rosa Benitez perfects her routine for pep squad. selection of elective classes to students. This provided more flexibility in scheduling classes. Freshmen were allowed two electives along with four re- quired courses. Having one bell schedule for the week was a relief. Students no longer need- ed to worry about a rotating schedule as in middle school. The two biggest honors for the freshmen were winning Queen of Hearts and raising more money than any other class in the history of the school. The years of elementary and middle school were history and a firm foundation was set. High school was finally a reality. Whats going on? Queen of Hearts pro- ved to be a new experience. Nancy Ga- jewski helps her class by working at food sales during lunch. These food sales helped contribute to the freshmen winning Queen of Hearts. Freshmen class officers: Albert Aguilar-Treasurer. Ryan Purdy- Vice President, Sandra Fey- Secretary, and LaRae Fischer- President. freshmen- l 97 ,M ii .ei Sl Y as y ,.. ,- , '-r ,, A . s 'Q L First Da Blues The 323 freshmen arrived at school with wide eyes and hopes of not suffering humilia- tion from upperclassmen. After finding their lockers and fiddl- ing with the combination locks, freshmen heard the first bell signifying school would soon begin. Next came the hassle of finding the correct classroom. Asking older students did not seem to help any since they usally laughed and sent the "new" students in the wrong direction. Once freshmen were finally in class, the first day blues continued. Filling out in- dex cards and listening to teachers attempt to pronounce names correctly only added to the tension. Most freshmen spent the beginning of fourth class, the almost two hour block of time which included lunch and enrichment, trying to figure out when and where they should eat. At the end of the day, a great deal had been learned about high school and freshmen were beginning to relax. They knew that the next day would be better-how could it get any worse!? English homework? Tennis practice? These thoughts run through Jeanne Tousley's mind as she decides what ac- tivity takes top priority. Freshman orientation made students aware of ac- tivities available. if ""+.....' -,MN .X M-'fx Marcie Acevedo Jerry Acker Roxahne Adams Albert Aguilar Amparo Aguirre Melissa Aguirre Rudy Aguirre Vicki Aguirre Chris Allen Leticia Altamirano Joey Alvarado Robert Alvarez Doug Anderson David Anton Pedro Ayala Robert Bacon Julian Badillo Deanna Bading Roxanne Barganier Tonya Bearden Leigh Anne Beath Leslie Beck Eddie Behrendt Kevin Bell Gerardo Benavides Melinda Benavides Rosa Benitez Eric Berquist Vance Bingham Glenn Bishop Trent Boarnet Susan Boasi Suzanne Bock Duane Boenig Samuel Bowen Lisa Brehm Darren Brinkkoeter Rodney Brooks Paul Brotze Becky Butcher 198 freshmen . f mi A. . thy" .13 .1 1 - I Q be - in "f 1 ,al W N Q , i ff T e tif. ' I. it t" - . f ft ji 5 . f etfe fi rr. 5 , . ' f 'S " ,,,, .ggi gwt . .2 ' 1 A Q " V Q V lf, . I .,. ' ' V W " t W ,Z ix A . Q aa , gf, 'fY6v8r"3ft':1t V 1 T 'J X V Y, ff ifm ff , et" : J 4' f . E it fe.. it XL? .gp Q 4 fgttf' : im 3 Q04 ta y.. I Q' . 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'il Q ,-C.. 5- K env? iw .r 554. - r"I ,ra Y Christina Caballelo Theresa Caballero Cindy Caddell Dustin Caddell John Calloway Debra Camareno Scott Campbell Jose Campos Yolanda Cantu Yvonne Cantu Bryan Carr George Carrera Andrew Boone Chappell Thomas Clark Christopher Coley Michele Collins Nelly Correa Rosemarie Cortez Donald Coronado Laquetta Cox Marshall Craig Jason Crawford Enrique Cruz Rocky Davila Dedra Delrlaven Shannon Demby Bruce Dicus Terry DiDio Dawn Dietert Nicole Dietrich Kevin Dillard Neal Donop Eric Dufour Stephanie Dunham Mark Edwards Jeffrey Eiler Lauri Elrod Jeffrey Ervin Christina Espinosa Paul Espinoza Rose Espinoza Tina Espinoza David Faulkner Bryan Feltner Sandra Fey Susan Fey Christian Finke LaRae Fischer Cathy Fitzgerald Rhonda Foerster Daniel Friesenhahn Russell Fritsche Nancy Gajewski Ascencion Gallegos Michael Garcia Angie Garcia freshmen 199 f, 1' ,, 'tiff . Melissa Garza Kelly Gaytan Michael Gil Albert Gonzales Ralph Gonzales Rene Gonzales Stacy Goodbread Allison Graham Irma Granado Michael Graves Gina Guajardo Jose Guajardo Scott Guerra Mason Haas Yvette Haegelin Steven Hamm Scott Hansmann Sharon Hanz Scott Harlow Misty Havens Michael Hawk Amanda Henkel Donna Hill Tim Hinkhousc Evan Hocker Carl Hoffmann Linda Hogge Roxane Holz Jennifer James Sunni Johnson Jose Juarez Michelle Juarez Donald Kelley Paul Kerkez Timmy Knodel Debra Kraft Mark Kreider Rosemary Lacy Travis Lacy Nancy Landin Shelley Lassig Joe Leal Brett Lemoine Christa Leyba Patrice Longer Maria Lopez Tiffany Martin George Martinez William Matney Shelley Mayfield Gaye McCoy Brian McDaniel Baron Meliza Sean Merrell Teresa Mesa Yvonne Mesa 200-freshmen T N. 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Melissa's day consisted of courses in speech, honors English, biology, band, and geometry. Balancing school and extra-curricular activities was difficult, but she still main- tained an A average overall. After school Melissa devoted five hours a week to teaching dance classes at New Braunfels Dance Studio under the super- vision of Joan Slocum. She taught a combination of acrobatics, ballet, jazz, and when she was three. She receiv- ed instruction from Joan Slocum and because of her ability as a dancer, she became an instructor herself. Melissa also took oboe lessons once a week to help improve her per- formance in band. She was an active member of the safety, publicity, and public relations committees on student council. Upon graduation, Melissa's plans are indefinite, however, she would like to study pediatrics at the University of Texas in Austin. Practice and skill are required when teaching youngsters the art of acrobatics. Melissa Garza assists Mar- ci Hurdlebrink in executing a forward tap. Melissa started dancing roll. , Samantha Michaels ' . f Q stephanie Mmm Q Cindy Moeller -4 Sylvia Monceballez R' A13 . 3 ' Jason Montaque Q 1 A 'Q in ,K g - U April Morales if .Q--W x "'- 5 Stephanie Morgan Jig li X 6 Q 'EZ rt I ' Brandy Morrison X' X it f ' v 4 .aa . 'ttt A g i, Q B C 1 eiii 'rii S ..:.,. gi ii if Joanne Mozeley , gf' "R . Colleen Mudford gr Ritchie Mullis - A ' Barbara Nevarez 're' j ,gg K 15 DeAnne Ninneman J YQ f ,- Aimee Norton f Paul Norwood -E X X 3, Q J T A "if -Q, Suzy Ormond " .lf 1 1 sg' X if C' ' ' IST, M David Orr A A C' ii-- , , Frank Ortiz gl ff t ' , Irma Ortiz M . A 'A it Jesse Ortiz Q wa, Q if Joann Ortiz , 1 -- ' Juan Ortiz . . . Q gl, 0 'ff Nora Ortiz , o 0 o ' , Oscar Ortiz .4 t A If 9 0 ' sr ' -p-1:'0Ol.- ' -t s iris T 4 it .-'-' 3 I, K A V o ' L g I I' A I H Q..:, i Mike Osborne Danielle Ott Jeff Overturf Connie Paiz Ronald Pearce Shannon Pearson Michael Padilla Miguel Perez freshmen 201 5!.F,'i , M ,ml ' Kgs v, - A NJ? ,., is . . 1 M, Barry Pfannstiel Loretta Pierce Kari Pitts David Pointer Laura Porterie Tyson Preusser Ryan Purdy Robert Raborn Brian Real Stephanie Riedel Laura Rivera Cindy Robles Juan Rodriquez Brock Romine Terry Rosales Doug Rose Robin Rose Michael Sanez Roy Saenz Arthur Salazar Mona Salazar Danny Sanchez Ricky Sanchez Rebecca Sanders Mary Saucedo Eric Schroeder Bobbie Schwab Steve Scott Christine Scruggs Lori Sedlar Derek Seidel Lisa Seidel Liz Setser Mark Shafer Robin Shropshire Jennifer Smith Robert C. Smith Robert E. Smith Sam Smith Sherry Smith Latosha Sneed Leon Sneed Jodi Sparks Lori Speicher Tamara St. JOhn Brett Stahl Charles Stapleton Chris Stapleton Amy Starnes Alicia Stein Latosca Stewart Harold Tarlton Ann Tengler Kristen Thelander Denise Thompson Jeanne Tousley freshmen Candy stripers relieve the nurses of some of the workload. One of Rosemary Lacy's jobs is to answer the phone at the nurses station. t aes - f J' I ' D W 'f fi ,, :TL R i V J lm 1 s s j f-is K W w QF: 2. ii 'in ii A if -TJ, ' i it toryirtrr f rrt. . 6 it is vcr .. 'V ..' A i Q gil A l " 2-ff 1' I 4 . . . li z' J, f t . 10 4553 aafsissss i' A ...2. i iilt L teeri i . ,i.. . W F5 'Q 'L if " l 1 S3 X is W' Vg W t , D ri . J "" in ffl - J if 'f , t L , r V :Q ff' 1 ll in ir .' 1 li Vi iiii - A A I Ax-xi ,... L .t I J J t j -i .1 vw in .A :tl ' ' - W, ttt ' -g L t tie, Q ,ti ' ' Aiii'g: A 'S if", , S AQ ' Q J 3 F iw, Y A et gf e' l f 5' L - S . I jk - A 5 K S P A 31? 'iiizt S lf , L ..,,. - - E23 "' L .. 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J wi 1 .4,,, if I rj' E J I A i- 4 ' .- wr' we l fflwtftk I Q1 41 ' : .,., 3 2' ' V , I llll., at l l ll , 2sfl2...llll ff -Y' i A ."-1 ' ,LV ' .Chris Trezona Danny Tristan John Trollinger Alicia Valadez Jose Vasquez Brian Vauter John Vela Zenia Velasquez Inez Villanueva Jimmy Villarreal Lisa Villarreal Ronald Vogel Penny Walker Jane Watson Teresa Waymire Theresa Wesch David Williams Jim Williams Roxanne Williams Mark Wimberley Kirsten Winkler Heather Woods Linda Woodward Melissa Zavala Involvement Eases the Blow Involvement in school ac- tivities and learning to relate Rotary Interact. As a represen- tative on the student council, l l well to upper classmen were important to freshmen. Rosemary Lacy achieved her ambitions by participating in athletics and organizations, as 'ell as, academic studies. As a member of special pro- rts, Rosemary was required w write a research paper over a .: period of one school year. Having worked as a volunteer at McKenna Memorial nital, Rosemary chose to ner research report on I A.M.S. fTeens En- ., astic About Medical Ser- ' i sl. She described her duties helping with discharging 1 admitting patients, rgariizing and filing papers, 2' l delivering flowers. emary played the flute in band and participated in she was a member of the public relations committee which, as one of its projects, presented a program to fifth and sixth graders on drug abuse. Rosemary was also a diligent member of the volleyball team. Rosemary found that just as she was enjoying being an upper classmen in middle school, the year was over and she "dropped" to the lowest rung on the high school ladder. However, Rosemary Lacy proved that determination and participation can ease the blow of being a freshman. "Pumping iron" is an important part of athletics and is intended to build an athlete's endurance. Rosemary Lacy carefully follows the weight program designed to help increase strength. .Q sam. Qui, freshmen 203 Q w Where's the Beef ? State Board Beefs Up Graduation Requirements Changes in education were proposed by the governor's select committee on education fheaded by H. Ross Perotj and by the legislature through House Bill 246. The school board and ad- ministration have the respon- sibility to make sure that all state requirements are enforc- ed in the district. The Perot committee made recommenda- tions for restricting the number of days students can be absent for school activities, such as athletics, band, and Future Farmers of America. This com- mittee also proposed that all extra curricular activities meet after school and that the state board of education be abolish- ed. Curriculum changes were mandated by the State Board of Education. The most significant changes due to House Bill 246 involved requirements for the high school diploma. The number of required credits was changed to 21 for 1984-85 and 22 for the 1985-86 school year. There were two plans proposed that the students could choose from. The advanced graduation plan required a third year of science, two years of a foreign language, one year of fine arts, and one year of computer science. This plan also required that the three units of math be at or above the Algebra I level. This plan was designed for students planning to go to col- lege to prepare for a math or science related career. The se- cond plan that a student could choose was the regular plan 204-administration-faculty-staff designed for students who wished to take more electives, however, by choosing wisely, students could still meet col- lege entrance requirements. Since the local district already required four units of English and three units of history and government, the only real changes were in the math and science areas. In a meeting with prospec- tive ninth grade students, Vice Principal John Phelan said that students would have no time to waste time. Mr. Phelan was emphasizing that students and their parents would have to plan carefully when selecting electives. The school board ap- proved "zero houru course of- ferings based on demand. With the approval of these classes, the high school was able to of- fer students an additional hour for electives which could not be fit in during the regular school day. The impact of the changes on the local district was not as great as it was on other smaller districts. The local district was pretty well on-target with the new "beefed up', requirements. And if I might add . . . Will Davis ad- dresses the 18th annual Texas Legislative Conference. Legislators at the conference discussed the proposed changes in education. What would we do without them? Thanks to the school board members, Gladys Bartling, Susan Car- michael-student rep., Margy Waldrip--president, Rudy Reimer, Don Bedford, Gene Scott-secretary, Bob Self-vice president, and Garland Lloyd-treasurer, the school district meets state requirements. The district runs smoothly thanks I the careful planning of Bud--f Manager Lonnie Curtis, Su dent Charles Bradbe- Assistant-Superintendent . Smith. if 5 .af La-1 'if , l What's good Cieslicki? Principal John Turman asks senior Andre Cieslicki what to eat at the German food booth during PTA open house. Graduation requirements will be tougher for future freshmen. Counselor Norval Skov explains to the middle school students what will be expected as units required for graduation. Three's company! Students are relieved when counselors Ann Mahon and Robert Peterson get together with Vice Principal John Phelan to coordinate scheduling plans. Saturday night fever! Vice Principal Charles Engler teaches his daughter Ellen to dance at the Queen of Hearts Coronation. administration-faculty-staff-205 filer is " fi Emmitt Adams Karen Armer David Bailiff Robert Baker Stephen Bedford Jeanne Belnap James Blakey Virginia Brooks Frances Castilleja Nancy Chalin Faye Clarke Phillip Cobb Patricia Davidson Patsy Davis Jometa Dees William Dees Karen Dittlinger Barbara Doeppenschmidt Helen Donop Benno Engel Charles Engler Juan Espinosa Sgt, Carlos Farias Erin Fox Betty Friend Donald Gann James Garrett Joannie Garza Harold Goebel Dorothy Hanson Johnny Hauk Marcie Helmke Sally Kingsbury Tim Kingsbury Jeanne Knauth Jenevie Kohlenberg Gloria Kolacek Johnny Kolacek Denise Kraft Roxolin Krueger Russell Lackey Dean Laird Ann Mahon Juanita Mendoza Neal Miller Debra Motycka Jose Morales David Mueller Genevieve Nemec Lucille Neuse Dorothy Nolte Dannell Norris Arline Nowotny Robert Pacharzina Ruthie Perkins Claudia Perry Robert Peterson John Phelan Cheryl Pink Fred Pink Gary Poeck Nancy Polka Alison Radla Karen Rayburn Owen Renfro Lulu Salge Becky Sandburg Janey Sanchez Jean Schaffer Maricia Schaner Viona Scheel Judy Scheffel 206-administration f faculty X staff J A ,K V we ' I t M viii Ji, f illl V 19-AK .W afwfff -1 , . f 5' ' f f t J W - 1. 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'X P xgxfa' ve- 4-1 Q, ,Q 'Q ,W , gf, WN, 5. 1 .5 Z 31 ..- - 1- - V .. - . 4... Y Q. 9 if in X X 't " .toxin ' X .,-ft Y 'F' N-P .Q P' vc 5' .f as-ff tt . WM' if ' 1.. 5 -X X fl -, x Q. Wilfred Schlather Irene Schwanz Irene Schwarz Judy Seifert Norv Skov Lew Simmonds Walter Sippel James Skarovsky Hildegarde Slocum Patty Smithers John Sowell Delores Spicer Jim Streety Marilyn Tucker Wayne Tucker John Turman Patsy Vann Kathryn Ward Connie Wehe Darlene Wetz Sarah Wetz Cliff Wilkins Ronnie Wunderlich Sharon Zillmann -, tudent Teachers .ft ' -ft' :Student teachers were found rin selected classrooms throughout the year. These in- dividuals learned from the ex- perienced teachers and added their originality to methods of classroom instruction. High school pupils and their teachers, as well as the student teachers themselves, benefited ' n this program in several winning in the fall, college '--.dents were assigned to operating teachers, those o had agreed to work with a dent teacher. The college its who participated in ,rogram were young men , vomen attending their year at Southwest Texas ersity in San Marcos. olanned to pursue a .n teaching the subject majoring in at the Graduation and job ts include ex- '- as a student teacher participation in mandatory. teachers worked llege students and allowed them to dd Spice take over a specific part of the daily teaching assignment. Valuable experience was gain- ed by the student teachers and the qualified instructors of the courses received a small sti- pend for the extra time con- sumption the program involved. Mr. John Phelan, vice- principal and coordinator for student teachers commented, "Student teachers like to come hereg they like the student body and enjoy the atmosphere." His major concern was to make sure the program did not jeopardize the quality of in- struction within the school. Mr. Phelan described the program as "an opportunity for the school district to improve the quality of teaching since it pro- vides an inside view as to what caliber of young people are available for teaching positions." Sit up straight and keep your eyes on the copy. Beginning typing students provide a challenge for Jimmy Fife as part of his student teaching experience in the business department. Jessie Willis follows instructions so that she will do well on her timed writings. A .. Qi .,.A, 'Er administration f faculty f staff 207 r Extra income is always a help, especial- ly for those living on a teacher's salary. Coach Bob Baker earns a little extra money by drawing cartoons for the editorial section in the New Braunfels Herald. He also uses this talent to cap- ture his students and colleagues on paper. The artwork below is an exam- ple of a faculty member trying to decide what to do for "the great escape." Teachers Need the Great Escape Yes, teachers are "people" too. They cope with the same hassles of the day to day routine. Every once in a while teachers need to "escape" to that certain out of the way place just as everyone else desires. While teachers were a group defined by their jobs, they were also individual peo- ple with human needs. They needed to eat, to sleep, and some of them were even seen in local stores shopping. Some taught because they enjoyed the company of the kids, and others because they were not trained for anything else. To take a break from routine, some went skiing in Colorado, some enjoyed draw- ing cariacatures of other people, and others preferred to relax outdoors. Students felt teachers arrived at 8:00 a.m., taught classes, and disappeared at 4:00 p.m. That was not true. For example, Mr. John Sowell, Mr. Wayne Tucker, and Mrs. 208 administration-faculty-staff Becky Sanburg were always on campus well before 7:45 a.m., the official "sign in" time. Mrs. Bonnie Leitch offered extra help for math students and had a classroom full of students before and after the regular school day. Many teachers were found in their rooms grading papers after 3:45, the official "sign out" time. These teachers shared the concerns of each and every one of the students and were willing to go to extra lengths for them. For their extra effort and ability to cope with the everyday hassles, teachers deserved a break. Although teaching was the source of income for these peo- ple, the teachers' main source of reward came from the students. So if you ever happen to see one of these people walk- ing down the street, look at them and say, "Thanks, we couldn't have done it without you." l 5' CVEnf wilhr lr ,QS What is so interesting? Principal John Turman and Coach Cliff Wilkins watch as the Unicorns take third place at the Unicorn relays. Looking Good! Vice Principal Charles Engler strolls down the aisle to make sure the teachers are following instruc- tions during inservice training. Teachers and administrators enjoyed dressing casually during inservice days before the regular school routine started. Iam VY Ski Bunny, Mrs. Erin Fox, cruises down the mountain in Colorado, during spring break. Let me see that, Counselor Bob Peter- son tries to peek at what Jenny Mozeley has in her package during the student council secret pal breakfast. Student council members showed their appreciation of the extra efforts put forth by teachers during the year by selecting a faculty member as a secret pal and giving them gifts and remembrances. T 6 T Is Reorgonized Acodemics 34, 35 Acevedo, Morcie 9, 198 Acker, Jerry 9, 114, 123, 198 Adoms, Emmitt Foculty 206 Adoms, Roxohne 9, 122 After Hours 18, 19 Aguilor, Albert 9, 123, 196, 198 Aguilor, Delores 12, 168 Aguilor, Dolores 11, 123 Aguilor, Morio 12, 42 Aguirre, Amporo 9, 147, 198 Aguirre, Gilbert 9, 72 Aguirre, Melisso 9, 198 Aguirre, Rudy 9, 101, 123, 198 Aguirre, Sofio 10, 140 Aguirre, Vicki 9, 62 Ainsley, Ken 11, 182 Alovorez, Dione11, 143 Albers, Jeff 12, 123, 150, 168 Alford, Deonno 12, 132, 168 Allen, Beth 12, 168' Allen, Chris 9, 140, 198 Altomirono, Leticio 9, 147, 198 Alvorodo, Joey 9, 123, 198 Alvorez, Bobby 10, 101 Alvorez, Dione 11, 142, 182 Alvorez, Robert 9, 198 Anderson, Doug 9, 198 Anderson, Koy Lynn 11, 183 Andrews, Tommy 11, 142, 182 Anton, Dovid 9, 55, 198 Ard, Kelly 12: 4, 15, 20, 115, 145, 155, 167, 168 Armer, Koren Foculty 206 Arnold, John 12, 104, 168 Arrellono, Cynthio 9, 116, 168 Atkins, Christy 11, 36, 106, 108, 109, 116, 123, 162, 181, 182 Ayolo, Liso 10, 123, 140 rodberry Reploces Hendricks Bobcock, Kim 11, 33, 116, 147, 182 Bocon, Robert 9, 123, 198 Bodillo, Julion 9, 140, 198 Boding, Donna 9, 198 Boiley, Shontell 11, 33, 116, 147, 182 Boiliff, Dovid Foculty 48, 49, 52, 72, 73, 206 Boker, Adrion12, 41, 106, 162, 168 Boker, Borry 10, 52, 97, 101 Boker, Bob Foculty 48, 49, 206 210-index In the News Boll, Bill 10, 2 Bond 120, 121 Bonkston, John 12, 48, 49, 114, 168 Boron, Toni 12, 168 Borbozo, Sonio10, 122, 140 Boris, Todd 12, 66, 161, 168 Bornes, Lorry 11, 97 Boros, Shelley 11, 8, 142, 182 Bottling, Julie 11, 182 Boyer, Morio12, 26, 114 Beorden, Tonyo 9, 198 Beoth, Leigh Anne 9, 198 Beck, Foirlyn12, 142, 168 Beck, Leslie 9, 122, 198 Bedford, Stephen Foculty 42, 206 Beginning of School 8, 9 Behrendt, Eddie 9, 198 Bell, Kevin 9, 55, 73, 83, 122, 203 Belnop, Jeonne Foculty 8, 21, 206 Benovides, Potricio 12, 168 Benovides, Potty 12, 116, 117, 123 Benovides, Melindo 9, 198 Benovides, Gerordo 9, 101, 198 Benovides, Poul 11, 182 Benovides, Gerodo 9, 55 Benovides, Elvo10, 147 Bender, Greg 12, 47, 48, 50, 66, 82, 93, 102, 109 Benitez, Roso 9, 147, 198 Benson, Chris 12, 48, 51, 114, 168 Benson, Morylee 11, 28, 182 Berquist, Eric 9, 198 Berry, Dovid 12, 42, 162, 168, 220 Bibb, Cynthio12, 168 Binghom, Brett 12, 3, 48, 49, 128, 144, 167, 168, 220 A Binghom, Vonce 9, 55, 141, 198 Bishop, Glenn 9, 198 Blockwell, Debro 10, 122, 132 Bloke, Kristi 10, 114, 123 Bloke, Scott 12, 168 Blokey, Jomes Foculty 206 Blokey, Jomes12, 123, 168 Blong, Bruce 11, 114, 122 Bligh, Jim 12, 159 Boornet, Trent 9, 120, 122, 198 Boosi, Suson 9, 95, 122, 125, 188 Bock, Suzonne 9, 122, 198 Boenig, Duone 9, 198 Boone, Andy Choppell 9, 55, 198 Borchers, Will 10, 114, 123 Borgfeld, Shciron 11, 114 Borgfeld, Jonice12, 74, 76, 168 Bowen, Crystol 11, 93 Bowen, Som 9, 55, 198 Brodberry, Chorles Admin. 3, 222 Brondenburg, Shelio 12, 168 Brondenburg, Sheilo 12, 3, 157 Brondt, Trinity 12, 4, 114, 122, 162, 168 Brehm, Liso 9, 62, 122, 198 Brewer, Noncy10, 116, 142 Brimmoge, Rene 10, 123, 132 Brimmer, Shori12, 168 Brinkkoeter, Dorren 9, 141, 198 Broeker, Beth 10, 142 Brogoord, Missye Friend 36, 37 Brooks, Croig 12, 20, 42, 168 Brooks, Mork 12, 48, 49, 114, 169 Brooks, Rodney 9, 122, 198 Brooks, Virginio Foculty 206 Brotze, Poul 9, 55, 123, 196, 198 Brown, Kevin 11, 93, 169, 173 Brown, Tod 10, 125 Brumfield, Adrienne 10, 141, 161 Brush, Gerold11, 182 Brush, Jerry 11, 123 Buck, Keith 12, 42, 48, 49, 84, 89, 169 Buck, Kris 12, 93, 114, 169 Burch, Louren Friend 77 Burket, Tereso 12, 42, 132, 169 Bussell, Mortie 10, 16 Butcher, Becky 9, 62, 147, 198 Butler, Michelle 10, 60, 61 lonts, Julie Recovers from Serious Injury Cobollero, Christino 9, 81, 198 Cobollero, Victor 11, 48, 49, 82, 114 Cobollero, Moteo 10, 52 Cobollero, Christion 9, 62 Coddell, Cindy 9, 123, 162, 198 Coddell, Dustin 9, 101, 198 Coddell, Dovid 11, 66, 90, 97, 114, 182 Coin, Mory Koy Foculty122, 124 Coldwell, Bill 10, 140, 141 Coldwell, Jomes10, 65, 114, 169 Collowoy, John 9, 198 Comoreno, Debro 9, 62, 198 Comereno, Debbie 10, 147 Compbell, Alison 12, 116 Compbell, Scott 9, 198 Compbell, Doug 12, 48, 49, 97, 169 Compos, Jose 9, 198 Compos, Sonio 10, 122 Contu, Eddie 11, 97, 99, 182 Contu, Yolondo 9, 123, 198 Contu, Yvonne 9, 62, 63, 86, 109, 198 Cordenos, Gilbert 10, 141 Cordenos, Comelio10, 147, 170 Cormichoel, 5uzon12, 28, 114, 169, 204 Cormono, lsreol 12, 159 Corr, Bryon 9, 123, 198 Correro, George 9, 55, 141, 198 Corrigon, Notolie 9, 122 Corson, Tereso11, 147, 182 Corter, Greg 11, 4, 9, 52, 83, 182 Costonedo, Zulemo 11, 182 Costillejo, Sommy12, 125 Costillejo, Andrew 12, 169 Cosrillejo, Fronces Foculty 170 Costillejo, Mory12, 142, 169 Costillo, Ginger 11, 116, 122 Costillo, Lino 12, 21, 116, 122, 169 Chofin, Jono 10, 60, 74, 75, 77, 87, 89, 142, 189 Chofin, Noncy Foculty 130, 132, 206 Chopo, Antonio 12, 169 Chopo, Michele 12, 147, 157, 169, 170 J Chopo, Tony 11, 48, 49, 159 Cheerleoders 144, 145 Cherry, Dovid 12, 20, 169 Cieslicki, Nicole 12, 42, 114, 116, 122, 169 Cieslicki, Andre 12, 110, 114, 116, 123, 169, 205 Clork, Amy 11, 114, 182 Clork, Shoy11, 18, 182 Clork, Tom 9, 73, 90, 91, 198 Clorke, Andreo12, 19, 28, 114, 123, 169 Clorke, Foye Foculty 206 Clonts, Julie 12, 93, 170 Closing 217 Cobb, Phillip Foculty 206 Cody, J. T. 10, 52 Cohen, Corrie-Lyn 11, 182 Coley, Chris 9, 73, 83, 198 Collozo, Foustino12, 48, 49 College Preporotion 38, 39 Collins, Michele 9, 116, 198 Community Events 16 Competition 40 Compton, Croig 10, 52 Compton, Robert 12, 15, 123, 127, 170 Cook, Dorrin 12, 170 . Cook, Down 12, 56, 58, 170. 222 " Cook, Jomes11, 170 Cook, John 11, 170 Cook, Keith 10, 52, 83 Cooper, Jo Friend 36 Coronodo, Donold 9, 141, 198 Correo, Nelly 9, 147, 198 Cortez, Joe 10, 114 Cortez, Rosemorie 9, 114, 19 Cox, Gillion 10, 132, 142 Cox, Loquetto 9, 198 J 1 Croig, Morsholl 9, 55, 19 -J Croig, Melody 10, 142 Crowford, Joson 9, 123, 1f Crowford, Poul 12, 48, 49' Crews, Dovid 10, 52 4, Cross Country 64, 65 Cruz, Enrique 9, 198 4 Current Events 10, 11 V Curtis, Kelli 11, 123, 182 I emocrots Select Mondole mple, William 11, 52, 82, 2 el, Sanchez 9, 128 dson, Patricia Faculty 206 la, Raymond 11, 182 la, Rocky 9, 122, 198 , Patsy Faculty 26, 74, 78, , 206 is, Will 12, 204 kins, Dewayne12, 48, 49, 8, 170 eon, Sally 10,8 s, Cheryl 12, 8, 48, 114, 182, 0 s, Jometa Faculty 206 s, William Faculty 206 oven, Dwayne 12, 114, 128, O oven, Dedra 9, 114, 122, 8, emos, Bob Friend 50 emos, David 11, 47, 48, 2, 114, 180, 182 eon, Sally, 116, 142 z, Carol 11, 28, 109, 128, 161, 2 by, Shannon 9, 122, 198 ent, Stacy 11, 122, 188, 182, 19 by, Beverly 10, 114 son, Denise 11, 26, 28, 109, 8, 180, 182 tawa, Darren 12, 128 illez, Tina11, 109, 114, 129, 2, 182 illez, Jenny 10, 60, 79, 109, 16 z, Johnny 10, 101 z, Lupe 9, 101 s, Brenda 11, 114, 182 ls, Bruce 9, 128, 198 'o, Terry 9, 198 tert, Dawn 9, 122, 198 tert, Danny11, 109, 114, 128, 24, 198 tert, Dena 12, 8, 28, 82, 106, 14, 122, 170 'c' Nicole 9, 22, 162, 198 fvin 9, 185, 141, 198 taren Faculty 206 . fnschmidt, Barbara 'tv 162, 168, 208 fnschmidt, Michele 11, 109, 114, 115, 162, 181, 'en Faculty 206 -al 9, 72, 95, 122, 198 I 'Diana12, 170 ,fs 8: 28, 47, 48, 49, 114, li by 10: 52 , '128, 198 ' 11, 24, 28, 52, 83. P 114, 181, 182 C , 10, 97, 101 12, 97, 170 ephanie ffdl0ff198 -qualization Funds Made Eanes, Greg 11, 28,47 Edge, Rick 12, 6, 104, 185, 167, 171 Edwards, Brian 11, 141 Edwards, Karen 11, 21, 116, 118, 150, 182 Edwards, Mark 9, 78, 198 Eiler, Jeffrey 9, 198 Elrod, Lauri 9, 122, 198 Elrod, Robin12, 171 Engel, Benno Faculty 206 Engler, Charles Admin. 5, 106, 206, 209 Englerth, Christy 10, 114, 122 Erdman, Janet 11, 114, 182 Ervin, Jeff 9, 2, 198 Espinosa, Juan Faculty 206 Espinosa, Christina 9, 198 Espinosa, Marty 11, 4, 64, 82, 85, 188 Espinoza, Lupe 12, 42, 170 Espinoza, Paul 9, 198 Espinoza, Rose 9, 147, 198 Espinoza, Tina 9, 147, 198 Estrada, Tony 11, 159 ootball Semi-finalist Two Years in a Row Faour, Dannette 10, 109, 164 Farias, Carlos Faculty 140, 141, 206 Farias, Edward 11, 140, 152 Farias, Melissa 10, 122 Farmer, Gary 11, 188 Farmer, Michael 11, 114, 188 Faulkner, David 9, 55, 198 Fawcett, Terry 11, 141, 188 Feltner, Bryan 9, 128, 196, 198 Fey, Brett 11, 52, 88, 84, 188 Fey, Carolyn 11, 12, 109, 128, 188, 218 Fey, Sandra 9, 128, 196, 198 Fey, Susan 9, 122, 198 Findley, Kenneth 11, 9, 52, 188 Finke, Christian 9, 55, 72, 78, 101, 128, 198 Fischer, Debbie 11, 114, 122, 188 Fischer, LaRae 9, 114, 122, 196, 198 Fischer, Rodney 12, 98, 104, 109, 171 Fisher, Cathy 12, 8, 106, 109, 114, 161 Fisher, Sandy 10, 151 Fisher, Scott 10, 16 Fitzgerald, Cathy 9, 198 Flores, Elena 11, 170 Floi?s,Royf11, 4-8, 44f97718Ck, Flowers, Tina11, 114, 142, 148, 188 Folbre, Ellen 10, 142 Forester, Rhonda 9, 122, 198 Fox, Bill 11, 28, 114, 128, 128, 188 Fox, Erin Faculty 206, 209 Fox, Marcie11, 114, 142 Frassmann, Bryan12, 8, 48, 49 Free, Brent 12, 48, 49, 66, 82, 114, 171 Freshman Football 54, 55 Freshman Volleyball 62, 68 Friend, Betty Faculty 206 Friesenhahn, Daniel 9, 55, 78, 198 Friesenhahn, David 9, 185 Fritsche, Russell 9, 90, 198 Fritsche, Rhonda 11, 79, 109, 114, 162, 188 Fromme, Nancy 11, 182, 188 Frost, Sylvia 12, 171 Fryar, Kim 12, 122, 171 overnor Mark White Seeks Educational Reforms Gajewski, Nancy 9, 114, 128, 196, 198 Galindo, Randy 141 Galloway, Melani 11, 180, 188 Gallaway, Mike 12, 47, 48, 49, 171, 180 Gallegos, Cristina 12, 171 Gallegos, J. R. 9, 55, 78, 101, 198 Galvan, Mike 12, 48, 49 Gann, Donald Faculty 48, 49, 55, 82, 88, 206 Garcia, Angie 9, 198 Garcia, Eva 9, 140, 147 Garcia, Gloria 11, 188 Garcia, Janie 11, 188 Garcia, Melba 10, 22, 170 Garcia, Mike 9, 128 Garcia, Michael 9, 198 Garrett, James Faculty 16, 185, 206 Garrison, Mark 12, 171 Garza, Deborah 12, 157 Garza, George 12, 141, 171 Garza, Jessica 12, 116, 171 Garza, Joannie Faculty 182, 206 Garza, Manuel 12, 159 Garza, Melissa 9, 109, 122, 196, 200, 201 Garza, Peter Faculty 48, 97, 98 Garza, Rita 12, 2 Gaytan, Kelly 9, 114 Gearke, Edwin 11, 141 German Club 115 Giese, Steve 11, 159, 188 Gil, Michael 9, 114 Gilbert, Bryan 12, 128, 171 Gilbreath, Tad11, 116, 161, 188 Gilstrap, Heather 12, 171 Gaebet Hafolckliaculty-206f -f Y- -4 Gomez, Cruz 11, 52, 188 Gomez, Jesse 12, 171 Gomez, Patty 12, 116 Gomez, Patricia 11 , 188 Gomez, Ricky 9, 101 Gonzales, Anna 12, 159 Gonzales, Melissa 12, 171 Gonzales, 1' 'rv- Albert 9, 114, 141, 200 Gonzales, Angie 11, 188 Gonzales, Gonzales, Gonzales, 200 Gonzales, Gonzales, Francisco 11 , 140, 188 Melissa 12, 147, 171 Ralph 9, 55, 72, 101, Richard 10, 52, 88 Lori 10, 162, 168 Gooch, Ron 11, 128, 188 Goodbread, Stacy 9, 122, 200 Goodwin, Robert 12, 21, 42, 158 Gordon, Mark 12, 171 Graham, Allison 9, 200 Granada, Irma 9,200 Graves, Michael 9, 141, 200 Green, Glen 12, 171 Greer, Tina10, 116 Grist, Becky 12, 114, 172 Grudzinski, Kym 12, 42, 116, 180, 172 Guajardo, Joel11, 28, 109, 128, 151 Guajardo Guajardo Guenther , Jose 9, 200 , Gina 9, 128, 200 , Bryan12, 159, 172 uenther, , Becky 11, 122 Greg 12, 128, 172 Auenther Guerra, Toby 12, 172 Guerrero, Lucy 12, 172 Guerrero, Guerrero, David 11, 48, 49, 172 Victor 11, 49, 172 Gunn, David 10, 101 Gutierrez, Rene 11, 122, 196 ouse Bill 246 Means Changes for Schools Haas, Marlo10, 98, 114, 142 Haas, Mason 9, 185, 200 Hadlock, Scott 11, 48, 49, 114 Haecker, Mark 12, 81, 42, 114, 185, 172 Haecker, Sandra 10, 114 Haegelin, Yvette 9, 122, 200 Hagelman, Ron11, 48,49, 114, 172 Haggard, Roger 12, 172 Hamm, Steve 9, 55, 200 Hancock, Becky 11, 120, 122 Hand, Stephen 11, 157 Hanover, Stephanie 10, 198 Hansmann, Scott 9, 200 Hansmann, Russell 11, 48, 49, 114 Hanson, Terry 10, 114, 128 Hanz, Sharon 9, 200, 216 Hanz, Stephen 10, 52, 101 HOFJOMASCOH-9, 200 1 W, - Harris, Elizabeth Friend 106, 164 Harrod, Sabrina 12, 172 Hartman, Dennis 12, 11, 28, 81, 41, 42, 172 Harvison, Tammy 9, 24, 172 Harwell, Cherie 11, 162 g Hasert, Donna 12, 172 failable for Schools Franz, Tracy 12, 8, 114, 142, 148, 171 Gonzales, Sylvia 9T128 Gonzales, Rene 9, 200 Havens, Misty 9, 200 1 wi -,sf 's l l 172, 177 Lacy, Travis 9, 83 fig-:A-1-X 5, Hawk, Michael 9, 140, 200 Haynes, Monica 12, 172 Heideman, Sandro12, 122, 161, Heimer, Alice 12, 114, 172 Heimer, Fred 10: 114 Hendry, Lisa 12, 114, 122, 172, 196 Henke, Julie 12, 132, 172 Henkel, Amanda 9, 200 Herman, Norma Friend 132 Hermes, Daniel 12, 42, 116, 172 Herrero, Glo Hernandez, Esmeralda 12, 172 Hernandez, Hector 10, 83 Hernandez, Jesus 10, 135, 140 Hernandez, Maria 10, 147 Hernandez, Roy 12, 172 rio 9, 147 Hibdon, Wayne Friend 36, 37 Hildebrand, Virginia 11, 65 Hill, Donna 9, 200 Hill, Holly 12, 135, 172 Hillert, Colleen 11, 114 Hinkhouse, Tim 9, 55, 72, 83, 122, 200 Hinojosa, Mark 12, 132, 172 Hacker, Evan 9, 122, 200 Hoffmann, Carl 9, 73, 95, 200 Hoffmann, Mike 12, 48, 49, 114, 172 Hogge, Linda 9, 116, 122, 200 Holick, Cindy 10, 123 Holick, Mary 12, 122, 172 Holland, Leticia 12, 3, 173 Hollums, Richard 10, 52 Holz, Roxane 9, 14, 26, 62, 135, 200, 222 Homecoming Week 14, 15 Houde, Robert 11, 47, 48, 49, 97, 116, 118 Howell, Calvin 12, 173 Hummel, Barbara 10, 114 Hurdlebrink, Marci 9, 201 Hyvonen, Anssi 12, 26 ran 8 iraq Fighting Heats Up lkels, Kenan 11, 28, 48, 49, 66, 72, 88, 115 Q esse Jackson Promotes Goodwill for U.S. Jackson, Kevin 12, 159, 173 James, Jennifer 9, 200 212 index Jaramillo, Michelle 12, 12, 97, 114, 173 Joroszewski, Jennifer 11, 151 Jimenez, Caroline 12, 170 Jaffray, Jon11, 114, 216 Johnson, Bryan 9, 135 Johnson, Sunni 9, 122 Jonas, Kevin 11, 4, 114 Juarez, Joe 9, 55 Juarez, Tomas 11, 97 Jump, Sherry 11, 123 Jung, Glenn 10, 123 Junior Varsity Volleyball 60, 61 Junior Varsity Football 52, 53 Juniors 180, 181 evin Brown ls State Semi-finalist Kadlecek, Nancy 10, 114, 122, 188, 193 Kohler, Kingsley 10, 115, 123, 193 Kohler, Kourtney12, 28, 65, 88, 89, 123, 169, 173 Kares, Mike 12, 173 Kelley, Donald 9, 55, 114, 120, 122 Kelley, Jeanne 10, 116, 122, 188, 193 Kerkez, Paul 9, 55, 83 Kerkez, Peter 12, 122, 173 Kittell, Melissa 11, 173 King, Michelle 12, 17, 116, 118, 132, 142, 173 Kingsbury, Sally Faculty 206 Kingsbury, Tim Faculty 48, 49, 97, 98, 100 Knippa, Kay 11, 12, 106, 109, 116, 142 Knawer, Ken 12, 169 Kohlenberg, Jeff 10, 123, 151, 193 Kalacek, Gloria Faculty 158, 206 Kalacek, Johnny Faculty 150, 206 Kotzur, Stacy 10, 147, 151, 193 Kraft, Debbie 9, 123 Kraft, Denise Faculty 206 Kraft, Dennis 12, 114, 173 Kraft, Timothy 10, 193 Kral, Gary 10, 193 Krause, Kraig11, 47, 49, 78, 82, 135, 180, 185 Kreider, Richelle11, 151, 184 Krieg, Monica Friend 13 Kriewaldt, Jana 12, 118, 123, 173 Kriewaldt, Melanie 11, 28, 114, 142, 184 Kroesche, Chris 10, 193 Krueger, Andy 11, 140, 184 Krueger, Roxolin Faculty 206 Kuhlmann, Taye 11, 184 Kyburz, Liz 12, 173 arry Bird Leads Celtics to N.B.A. Title Lackey, Russell Faculty 206 Lacy, Chris 12, 10, 108, 140, 173 Lacy, Rosemary 9, 62, 109, 122, 124 Lagunas, Frank 9, 101 Lagunas, Lynda 10, 116, 193 Lagunas, Rocky 10, 100, 150, 192, 224 Laird, Deon Faculty 48, 49, 50, 82, 206 Lamsfuss, Carl 10, 123, 192 Landin, Marcy 9, 140 Landrum, Kelly Friend 74 Landry, Lonnie 10, 192 Langabeer, Wendy 11, 8, 129, 142, 189 Largent, Mindi10, 145, 189, 192 Lassig, Shelley 9, 114, 200 Leal, Aida 10, 157, 192 Leal, Joe 9, 200 Lee, Cordie12, 159, 173 Lee, Melinda 10, 192 Lehmann, Kevin 10, 114, 135, 189, 192 Leitch, Bonnie Faculty 38, 41 Lemoine, Brett 9, 141, 200 Lenz, Gerald 12, 159, 173 Lepp, Jeff 11, 140, 141, 174 Lerma, Manuel 9, 55, 101 Leyba, Christa 9, 200 Lloyd, Deanna 12, 3, 114, 174 Long, Randy 11, 28, 48, 49, 66, 109, 114 Longer, Patrice 9, 122, 200 Longoria, Larry 10, 52, 83, 192 Looney, Angela 11, 114, 184 Lopez, Delfina 10, 192 Lopez, Juanita 11, 184 Lopez, Moria 9, 141, 200 Lopez, Michelle 10, 192 Lueders,Tonya11, 122, 184 Lueders, Tammi 10, 1, 144, 145 Lytton, Billy 10, 52, 114, 192 ichael Jackson Wins Eight Grammys Maas, Michael 11, 159 Madrigal, Luisa 11, 140, 184 Mahon, Ann Faculty 206, 222 Mantynen, Matti 11, 26, 93, 114 Marcaurele, Tim 12, 123, 174 Mares, Lynnan12, 114, 123, 161, 174 Markins, Christa 12, 157, 174 Mars, Pierre 12, 26, 109, 114, 174 Marsch, Darryl 12, 28, 31, 113, 122, 174 Martin, Tiffany 9, 132, 200 Martin, Todd 11, 159, 184 Martinez, Armando 11, 96, 97, 103 Martinez , Brenda 10, 127, 192 Martinez, Carolina 10, 170, 192 Martinez, Elizabeth 10, 141, 195 Martinez , Evangelina12,42, 151, 170, 174 Martinez, George 9, 200 Martinez Martinez , Joe 10, 192 , Johnny 9, 55 Martinez, Mary 11, 184 Martinez Martinez Martinez Martinez Massey, , Maylynne10, 192 , , Nina 10, 147 , Stella 11, 122, 170, 181 , Vangie12, 147 Klint 10, 52, 192 Mata, Mary 10, 192 Matney, Alon 55, 72, 83, 123, 200 Matney, John 12, 28, 47, 48, 4' 66, 82, 84, 114, 174 Matocha, Michelle 11, 114, 140, 184 May, Barbara 12, 13, 15, 21, 117 118, 142, 152, 174 Mayfield, Paula 11, 184 Mayfield, Shelley 9, 147, 200 McClinton, David 10, 192 McCoy, Gaye 9, 200 McDade, Debra 11, 116 McDade, Sonia 11, 184 McDaniel, Brian 9, 55, 200 McDonald, Mary 12, 42, 130, 174 McDonald, Timothy 11, 184 McGraw, Doug 12, 114, 123, 174 McKee, Julie 12, 135, 175 McKinney, Sheryl 11, 131, 132 McKinney, John 11, 52, 83, 114, 184 McKinnis, Lisa 11, 56, 116, 184, 214 McLain, Phil 11, 52, 83, 184 McWilliams, Mark 10, 192 Meckel, Faye 10, 122, 192 Meckel, Laura 12, 114, 174 Medellin, Maggie 11, 97 Medellin, Estella11, 157 Medellin, Reyes 12, 48, 49, .14 Medina, Armando 11, 184 Medina, Sylvia 11, 184 Meek, Ralinn 11, 16, 184 Mejia, Hermenia Staff 8 Meliza, Baron 9, 200 Menchaca, Alma 12, 132, - Menchaca, Diana 10, 192 Mendez, Jolin 9, 140 Mendoza, Juanita Staff 8, Merrell, Sean 9, 200, 201 Mesa, Teresa 9, 122, 200, 1 Mesa, Yvonne 9, 26, 62, 76 200, 201 Meyer, Stephanie 11, 184 Michaels, Samantha 9, 1 Michelson, Adriane 10, ' ' Micklewright, Gaylynn 1 174 1 Miller, Chris 11, 184 Miller, Neal Faculty 48, 49, 55 206 Millett, Damon 10, 52, 1' Millet, Mark 12, 48,49 5' Miiier, Steven10, 312, 52, ug. ' I - ,44- residential Primaries pusfkol John 12: 167 lett, Stephanie 9, 62, 201 ls, Dana11, 24, 56, 58, 76, 78, 79, 184 ls, Donald10, 192 chell, Michelle 9, 123 chell, Rick 12, 123, 174 ieller, Cindy 9, 116, 122, 201 ieller, David 11, 42, 140, 141, I75 nlino, Patricia 10, 123, 192, 193 mnaghan, Trocy12, 121, 123, 175 Jnceballez, Sylvia 9, 122, 201 Jnoceras 143 Jntague, Jason 9, 55, 114, 201 Jore, Tracy 12, 32, 104, 150, 175 rales, Arthur 10, 123, 192 roles, April 9, 26, 62, 80, 201 Gilbert 12, 175 rales, roles, Jose Staff 206 reno, Donald11, 184 reno, Frank 141 reno, Lucy 10: 147 Mike 9' 90 reno, , rgan, Stephanie 9, 62, 201 rman, Jeff 12, 123, 175 rris, Michele 10, 123, 188, 193 rris, Traci 10, 114, 192 rrison, Colleen 12, 175 rrison, Brandy 9, 123, 201 sel, Chris 11, 114, 184 seley, John 12, 175 att, Vickie 12, 116, 150, 175 otycka, Debra Faculty 206 ouer, Andy 10, 192 oya, Sylvio 10, 140, 141, 147 ozeley, Jenny 12, 93, 109, 119, 175 ozeley, Joanne 9, 95, 122, 196, 201 udford, Colleen 9, 147, 201 udford, Mary Kay 10, 147, 156, 192 ueller, David Faculty 95, 206 ullin., .-ohn 9, 101 , Ritchie 9, 201 Chris 10, 135 1ngie11, 118,151, 184 .. , Sandra 12, 42, 142, 175 .uschalek, John 12, 42, 66, 67, 167, 175 iyers, Mike 10, 52 ' Computer Lab ls Jtt12, 175 dd 11, 52, 114, 184 siie10: 114, 122 Genevieve Staff 206 e i ":ille Faculty 206 .'-rbara 9, 201 Kelly 12, 114, 175, 221 nan, Deann 9: 16, 122, 201 Noah, Kendo 12, 21, 28, 42, 117, 118, 175 Nolte, Dorothy Faculty 132, 206 Norris, Donnell Staff 206 Norton, Aimee 9, 65, 109, 123, 163, 171 Norton, Kirk 10, 52 Norton, Michael 12, 114 Norwood, Paul 9, 201 Nowotny, Arline Staff 206 Nowotny, Cara10, 32, 114, 123 lympian Hopefuls Compete for Positions Oronen, Eric 11, 94, 185 Oronen, Scott 10, 94 Organizations 104, 105 Ormond, Susy 9, 114, 201 Orr, David 9, 101, 116, 123 Orr, Mike 11, 110, 114, 123, 185 Ortega, Dicky10, 101 Ortega, Michele 12, 122, 175 Ortega, Ricardo 10, 22 Ortega, Yolanda 12, 122 Ortiz, Frank 9, 201 Ortiz, Irma 9, 147, 201 Ortiz, Joann 9, 201 Ortiz, Juan 9, 141, 201 Ortiz, Nora 9, 201 Ortiz, Oscar 9, 201 Ortiz, Rey 9, 114, 122, 151, 185 Osborne, Mike 9, 16, 135, 201 Ott, Danielle 9, 122, 201 Ott, Dionne 12, 114, 123, 175 Otten, Wendy 11, 185 Overturf, Jeff 9, 201 Oiven, Denise 11, 142, 185 Owens, Kit 10, 123 Owens, Tod 12, 123, 175 Spark Interest Pocharzina, Robert Faculty 206 Pocharzina, Weston 12, 48, 49, 114, 175 Padilla, Michael 9, 55 Paiz, Connie 9, 201 Pape, Dan11, 141, 185 Paredez, Henry 11, 185 Parker, Paige 11, 33, 133, 185 Partida, Libby 11, 132, 144, 145, 185, 222 Pate, Linda11, 8, 24, 142, 185 Payne, Mike 10, 64, 85 Pearce, James 11, 185 Pearce, Ronald 9, 55, 201, 216 Pearson, Shannon 9, 94 People Section 164, 165 Pep Squad 147 Pepin, Daniel 11, 159, 185 Perez, Carlos 12, 175 Perez, Christina 10, 170 Perez, David 11, 216 Perez, George 12, 131, 132, 175 Perez, Javier 12, 141, 159 Perez, Miguel 9, 123 Perez, Zinnia 11, 142 Perkins, Ruthie Faculty 206 Perry, Claudia Faculty 60, 62, 206 Peterson, Robert Faculty 205, 206, 209 Pfannsteil, Barry 9, 55, 73, 202 Pfeil, Nathan 10, 22, 162 Phelan, Howard 12, 65, 115, 175 Phelan, John Faculty 205, 206 Phillips, Melissa 12, 175 Phillips, Alexis, 11, 114, 115, 123, 185 Phillips, Powell 12, 47, 48, 49, 51, 114, 175 Pierce, Loretta 9, 202 Pink, Cheryl Faculty 159, 206 Pink, Fred Faculty 81 Pink, Richard 10, 64, 141, 153 Pinson, Pam 12, 3, 114, 119, 176 Pittman, Jimmy 12, 122, 125, 176 Pitts, Kari 9, 122, 202 Platt, Angelo12, 114, 159, 176 Platt, Travis 11, 185 Poeck, Gary Faculty 3, 206 Pointer, David 9, 55, 140, 202 Polka, Nancy Faculty 206 Poole, Beverly 10, 60, 79, 135 Porterie, Claude 10, 52 Porterie, Laura 9, 147, 202 Path, Ellen 12, 176 Powell, Evelyn Friend 36 Powell, Julie 12, 144, 150, 167, 176 Powell, Mary Lee 12, 176 Preuss, Gene 12, 155 Preusser, Tyson 9, 95, 202 Purdy, Rick 12, 47, 48, 49, 51, 150, 176, 182 Purdy, Ryan 9, 54, 55, 73, 196 Pusateri, Steven 11, 24, 127, 151, 153 Putz, Dovid11, 114, 123 uiet Halls Explode After Finals Quent, Dawn 12, 2, 3, 114, 135, 176 ,Y , . , , , . .A , .Q . ussians Boycott Summer Olympics Roborn, Robin 10, 65, 86 Roborn, Robert 9, 55, 202 Radla, Alison Faculty 206 Rathburn, Brad 12, 42, 176 Rathburn, Wade 10, 116, 153 Rayburn, Karen Faculty 132, 206 Real, Brian 9, 161 Rector, J. P. 11, 90, 109, 114, 167, 180 Reed, Rhonda 11, 56, 58, 74, 109, 114 Reeh, Jeff 12, 28, 48, 49, 99, 176 Reich, Johnathan 11, 18 Reinhard, Reagan 12, 159, 176 Reinhard, Shannon 11, 52, 135 Renfro, O. B. 11, 28, 108, 123, 153 Renfro, Owen Faculty 140, 206 Reyes, Darrell 9, 140, 141 Reyes, Joe11, 12 Rheinhard, Herb Friend 164 Rhoads, Shannon 11, 114 Richardson, Robin 12, 127, 142, 176 Riedel, Stephanie 9, 95, 114, 122, 161 Rivera, Charles 11, 140 Rivera, Johnny 12, 176 Rivera, Laura 9, 161 Rivers, Eric 11, 101 Robinson, Debra 12, 108, 114, 123, 161, 176 Robinson, Eddie 11, 52, 116 Robledo, Noe 10, 52, 135 Robles, Cindy 9, 147 Robles, Judy 11, 132 Rodriguez, Belinda 10, 65, 86, 87, 122 Rodriguez 147 Rodriguez Rodriguez 188 Rodriguez, Rodriguez, Rodriguez, , Catherine 10, 116, , Dolores 11, 122, 132 , Elizabeth 10, 122, Elizabeth M. 10, 122 Rhoda 12, 122 Rita 11, 142, 143 Roe, Richard 141 Rojo, Jesus 11, 22, 180 Romine, Brock 9, 72 Rosales, Bryan 10, 48, 49 Rosales, Michelle 10, 147 Rosales, Rachel 10, 147, 150, 170, 193 Rose, Robin 9, 147 Ross, Mike 10, 52, 193 Royalties 12, 13 tadium ls Enlarged 3?.,.g,s . index-21 3 J , ai' I 1, -, cf, f 8 ra, Saenz, Robert 12, 178 Salazar, Gracie 12, 121, 123, 132 Saldana, Joe12, 159 Salge, Lul Sanchez, Sanchez, u Staff 206 Danny 9, 55 Edward 12, 176 Sanchez, Janey 12, 206 Sanchez, Sanchez, Sanchez, 114 Sanchez, Mark 11, 119, 129, 161 Ramona 12, 65 Sabrina 11, 26, 56, 74, Velma 11, 78, 79 Sandburg, Becky Faculty 151, 206 Sanders, Diane 10, 94, 151, 193 Sanders, Jana 11, 109, 153 Sanders, Jody 11, 18 Sanders, Rebecca 9, 123 Santellan, Cynthia 10, 193 Sarkozi, Robert 12, 28, 41, 114, 176, 179 Sawyer, Cedric 12, 141, 177 Sawyer, Thad 10, 140 Scarborough, Russell 10, 193 Schacht, Darrel 11, 114 Schaefer, Richard 12, 177 Schaefer, Jacquelin 10, 193 Schafer, Mark 9, 72 Schaffer, Jean Faculty 206 Schaner, Maricia Faculty 206 Scheel, Viona Staff 206 Scheele, Brian 10, 52, 114, 193 Scheele, Jim 12, 48, 49, 114, 161, 177 Scheffel, Judy Faculty 206 Scheffel, Patty 11, 38, 93, 114 Scheffel, Susan 12, 114, 144, 150, 177 Schlameus, Beth 12, 28, 114, 142, 177 Schlather, Wilfred Faculty 206 Schlather, Michael 11, 141, 159 Schlender, Paige 10, 142, 193 Schmeltekopf, Donna 12, 114, 123, 177 Schmidt, Darren 12, 135, 177 Schmidt, Tilo 10, 66, 193 Scholze, Lamar Friend 115 Schorn, Scott 12, 114, 177 Schroder, Eric 9, 55, 73, 123, 196 Schroeder, Karla 12, 177 Schuetz, Michael 10, 193 Schuetz, Stacy 12, 177 Schumann, Anne 12, 114, 122, 151, 177 Schumann, Julie 11, 114, 135 Schwab, Adam 12, 114, 155, 177 Schwab, Bobbie 9, 95 Schwanz, Irene Staff 206 Schwanz, Linda10, 10, 60, 61, 123, 193 Scott, Alison 12, 108, 109, 120, 122, 177 Scott, Chuck 10, 193, 219 Scott, Laura 10, 193 Scott, Steve 9, 141 Scow, Tony 11, 114 Scruggs, Christine 9, 122 Seay, Heather 11, 56, 74, 77, 114 Sedlar, Lo ri 9, 95 " Seidel, Derek 9, 95 Seidel, Donnie 94 Seidel, Tammi11, 12, 135 Seifert, Judy Faculty 38, 206 214-index Self, Rita 11, 38, 114, 135 Sengebusch, Kris 11, 114, 153 Setser, Liz 9, 162 Seymore, Liz 12, 177 Shafer, Mark 9, 55, 123 Shearer, David 12, 123, 177 Shearer, Tammy 12, 17, 114, 142, 177 Shoemake, Tracy 11, 56, 109, 114, 159 Shropshire, Robin 9, 122 Sides, Teri 10, 65, 74, 78, 114, 193 Sierra, Victor 10, 52, 66, 67 Sievers, Mark 12, 178 Simmonds, Michele 10, 87 Simmonds, Lew Faculty 48, 49, 84, 206 Simmonds, Michelle 10, 60, 109, 120, 122, 193 Sippel, Walter Faculty 206 Sitman, Jessica 10, 193 Skarvosky, James Faculty 206 Skov, Chris 10, 94 Skov, Narval Faculty 206 Slocum, Hildegarde Faculty 206 Smith, Bobby 9, 55, 72, 73 Smith, Bruce 9, 135 Smith, Debbie 10, 60, 61, 74, 114, 188, 189, 193, 194 Smith, Jennifer 9, 62, 81 Smith, Kelly 12, 119, 179, 219 Smith, Robert 9, 55, 122 Smith, Sherry 9, 114 Smith, Solar 11, 38, 114 Smith, Stevie 10, 60, 109, 114, 194 Smith, Stephanie 10, 8, 153, 193 Smithers, Patty Faculty 206 Sneed, LaTosha 9, 147 Sneed, Leon 9, 54, 55, 72 Socha, Amber 12, 178 Soliz, Norma 10, 147, 194 Sowell, John Faculty 206 Special People 27 Speicher, Lori 9, 95 Speicher, Dennis 10, 193 Spicer, Delores Faculty 170, 206 Sports 44, 45 Springer, Loraine 10, 193 Stahl, Brett 9, 54, 55, 123 Stapelton, Chris 9, 114 Stapleton, Charles 9, 55, 101, 114 Starnes, Amy 9, 116, 123 Stein, Alicia 9, 147 Sterling, Jean Marie 12, 38, 178 Stevens, John 10, 193 Stewart, Jeff 10, 123, 193 Stewart, LaTosca 9, 123 Stigall, Michelle 10, 161, 193 Stratemann, Bert 10, 141 Streety, Jim Faculty 48, 49, 206 Strickland, Wesley 11, 135 Strunk, Anna Beth 10, 147, 193, 216 Strunk, Paul 12, 178 'S Student Council 106, 107 Suhr, Brigitte 10, 114, 122, 189, 193 Sullivan, Mike 10, 48, 49, 51 Sundaram, Meenakshi 10, 193 Sutton, Randy 10, 135, 193 Svoboda, Kirk 12, 159, 178 elephone Service Becomes Costly Tamayo, David 12, 114, 178 Tamayo, Georgie 10, 189, 193 Tarlton, Harold 9, 55 Taylor, Lisa 12, 157, 178 Temple, Debbie 10, 132, 193 Tengler, Ann 9, 62, 203 Tetrault, Brittney 10, 16, 122, 193 Thayer, Staci 9, 132, 140 Thelander, Lisa 12, 142, 178 Thelander, Kristen 9, 122, 203 Thomas, Melissa 12, 109, 142 Thomas, Terry 10, 52 Thomas, Teresa 12, 56, 57, 74, 75, 77, 89, 178 Thompson, Denise 9, 62, 109, 122 Tice, Deborah 10, 123, 193 Tiller, Chad 10, 52, 193 Tillman, Jon 10, 193 Tillman, Jay 12, 114, 178 Timmermann, John 10, 193 Timmermann, Lisa 12, 178 Timmermann, Kim 10, 144, 145 Toney, Darrin 10, 52 Torres, Elizabeth 12, 132, 170, 178 Tousley, Jeanne 9, 95, 198, 203 Trezona, Chris 9, 203 Triesch, Helen 11, 114, 162 Tristan, Bobby 11, 48, 49, 50, 96, 97 Tristan, Danny 9, 203 Tristan, Sonia 10, 147, 150, 170, 193 Trollinger, John 9, 123, 202, 219 Truly, Leigh Ann 12, 114, 116, 122 Tucker, Marilyn Faculty 206 Tucker, Wayne Faculty 122, 206 Turman, John Faculty 205, 206, 209, 222 Turner, Georgie 10, 122, 131, 132, 195 Turner, John 12, 159 Tyner, Laura 11, 28, 106, 109, 182 Tyzer, Kathy Friend 37 SFL Brings Gunslingers to S.A. Ulcak, Stan 10, 122, 195 Ulloa, Roxann 10, 132, 147, 195 Urdiales, Barbara 12, 28, 42, 116, 117, 161 ice Presidential Candidacy CdemocraticD Goes to Geraldine Ferrara Valadez, Alicia 9, 122, 203 Valdez, Ruben 10, 123 Vallejo, Maria 10, 195 Vann, Patsy Faculty 206 Vargas, Jose 10, 195 Vargas, Victor 11, 140 Varsity Football 46, 47, 49 Varsity Volleyball 56, 57, 58, 59 Vasquez, Joe 9, 55, 203 Vauter, Brian 9, 114, 123, 203 Vela, John 9, 123, 141, 203 Velasquez, Zenia 9, 122, 203 Velez, Felix 10, 195 Villalobos, Christina 9, 81 Villanueva, Maria 10, 195 Villanueva, Inez 9, 62, 196, 21 Villarreal, Christina 12, 42 Villarreal, Jimmy 9, 55, 101 Villarreal, Lisa 9, 147, 203 Villarreal, Patricia 10, 151 Villarreal, Rosario 11, 119, 133 Villegas, Dario10, 141, 195 Vineyard, Mike 11, 24, 159 Vogel, Ronnie 9, 95, 123, 203- Voigt, Kim 10, 145, 195 Voigt, Pat 10, 195 Vollbrecht, David 11, 28, 90, 114, 195 Voss, Mike 11, 41 ater Shortage-No Rain? No Summer Jobs? Wackwitz, Joni12, 116, 122, Wagenfuehr, Charlie Friend Wagner, Richard 10, 195 Waldrip, Darrell 12, 135 Waldrip, David 12, 114, 135 Walker, Alan 10, 195 Walker, Janice 11, 28, 147 Walker, Penny 9, 203 Walls, Angela 10, 145, 195 Walter, Mark 11, 52. 114 Walter, Mike 10, ' '25 Ward, Kathy Far Warncke, Wenf, Watson, Chad , 7 Watson, Jane ., Watson, Lana 9, 147 Watson, Yvette 12, 142, 179 Waymire, Teresa 9, 123 Webb, Kevin 10, 52 Webb, Wanda 12, 179 Wehe, Connie Staff 206 Weisbrich, Chuck 10, 128, 195 Welty, Debra Friend 16 Wenzel, Tim 12, 128 Wesch, Teresa 9, 208 Wetta, Erna Friend 7 Wetz, Darlene Staff 206 Wetz, Sarah Faculty 206 Wheeler, Bobbi 10, 195 Whitaker, Kim 12, 65, 88, 89, 102 Whitaker, Greg 10, 65, 184, 195 Wilkins, Cliff Faculty 206, 209 Willard, Benton 12, 114, 128, 140, 218 William, Donny12, 88 Williams, David 9, 55, 72, 122, 196 Williams, Jim 9, 208 Williams, Roxanne 9, 208 Williams, Stoney 12, 28, 47, 48, 104 Willis, Jessie 12, 42, 127, 179 Wilson, Kristin 10, 195 Wilson, Linda12, 28, 106, 114, 128, 188, 179, 218 Wilson, Lonna12, 179 Wimberley, Charles 10, 114, 195 Wimberley, Mark10, 185 Winkler, Donna11, 56, 159 Wofford, Michael 11, 28, 47, 110, 114 Woodard, Jeffrey 10, 195 Woods, Heather 9, 62, 79, 188 Woodward, Linda 9, 26, 62, 81 Worthey, Fay 10, 140, 195 Wright, Kelly 10, 56, 57, 79, 195 Wright, Kim 11, 56, 57, 74, 75, 77, 116 Wright, Michelle 10, 195 Wunderlich, Ronald Faculty 185, 206 Wunsch, Clay 11, 185 ouths Raise Funds for Statue of Liberty Repairs Yanos, Richard 12, 179 Yates, Sheri 11, 28 Young, Ricardo 9, 55 w ffl ' ero-Hour Classes Are Offered Zabava, Audro11, 114, 122 Zavalo, Ruben 12, 97, 108, 220 Zech, Charles 12, 4, 48, 49, 179 Zech, Suzie 10, 114 Zillmann, Sharon Faculty 206 Zimmermann, Gina12, 114, 179, 219 Zimmermann, Jan 9, 95, 114 Zipp, Stacey 9, 114, 122 Zipp, Tim 9, 55, 72, 109, 128 Zunker, Mike 9, 216 intein' "Y ,: if S 57, :-ws 5- Senior Favorites Mr. N.B.H.S. Greg Bender Miss N.B.H.S. Kourtney Kahler Best dressed girl Traci Moore Best dressed boy Rodney Fischer Craziest girl Gina Zimmermann Craziest boy John Putska Loudest girl Kenda Noah Loudest boy John Putska Quietest girl Leigh Ann Truly i if f' Quietest boy Kevin Brown Best Looking girl Shari Brimmer Best Looking boy Greg Bender Biggest gossip girl Gina Zimmermann Biggest gossip boy Brian Frassmann Biggest flirt girl Pam Pinson Biggest flirt boy Paul Crawford Best personality girl Michelle J aramillo Best personality boy Rodney Fischer index-215 ,Y W 25 1: v L lla-E -ffi, , I 45113. QT I 'Z .Rx '1-. 'A x gg H . I .. N. 5 K I ll the W S 'K C10 in Do ep M P . scflchele midt Rh Ond a Reed 005 oi oohoqaoixio Qivzxx Sgoxvoooxo so 49936 fsooox Qioxo sooo 'xo goeomxoxqooxixKe'xosxooo xfzxox oxooqxx. 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Because of a mix up in the girls' scores, Monocera try-outs were held twice to give each girl a fair chance for a position on the squad. Cheerleader try-outs were altered this year to allow any girl, regardless of grade classification, a position on the varsity squad. Schedule cards were passed out to underclassmen, who carefully planned their remaining high school years. Athletes were issued game schedules and workout agendas for summer conditioning. While activities were winding down for the year, students were gearing up for next year as well. Landa park offers a variety of activities for freshmen. As a result of the hard work that the freshmen class put forth to win Queen of Hearts, they were ex- cused to go to the park for the after- noon to relax and have a picnic provid- ed by the yearbook staff. Mike Garcia, Latosca Stewart, and Jodi Sparks spend their afternoon on the Comal River in paddle boats. Westem day breaks monotony. The Student Council sponsored Western Day, which consisted of a root beer chug-a-lug contest, quick draw contest, dance contest, and a barbeque after school. Although the turnout was light, Carolyn Fey, Benton Willard, and Linda Wilson help consume the hotdogs which were provided by the Student Council and cooked by "chef" Kelly Smith. 218--end of school 'is A, 9. v fa SW' 5 ,f it A K H W ik!-Gr? wi nm , . 1. ,H Stacy Dement lends a helping hand to one of the children from the First Pro- testant Church Kindergarten during the Easter egg hunt sponsored by F.H.A.-H.E.R.O. Pig out! Pam Pinson, Gina Zimmer' man, John Trollinger, and Chuck Scott decide to indulge in some extra calories at the Campus Life B.Y.O.B. QBring Your Own Bananaj party. end of school 219 iff" Charles Engler happily congratulates Ruben Zavala on his accomplishments throughout the year. Nervous energy? Brett Bingham and David Berry find a little humor to ease the sentimental moments of graduation. After an exhausting commencement practice Alma Menchaca decides to sit down and relax before she joins her fellow seniors in celebration. The finishing touches are important to Kelly Ard before attending one of the many graduation parties held in honor of the seniors. 220-graduation ff' fo , , X ,gt ,,Q,,.Wfff' f Q' Tassel Hassle Beams of excitement radiated from the faces of hap- py but nervous graduates. Graduates reminisced over the sad and happy, serious and fun moments of their years together and occasionally a dewy eye could be spotted. Along with those memories came the recollections of all the hassle that was involved just for a little tassel. Invitations to friends and relatives, cap and gown orders, morning practices for baccalaureate and com- mencement, and last minute assignments had to be com- pleted before seniors could of- ficially graduate. A week full of hectic activities for the 306 seniors started with bac- 27. Pastor from St. Church calaureate on May Charles DeHaven Paul Lutheran presented a sermon on "Future Dreamsf' Kenda Noah gave the benediction, Darryl Marsch gave the invocation, Nicole Cieslicki read the scrip- tures, and the Lone Star Choir During the graduation processional, Kelly Nicholson rcminisces over all the special moments of her senior year. provided the enterta The next activity wt. senior breakfast whicl held at the Presbyteri- Church on Tuesday, followf by commencement practice Q the football field. The fir. practice was Wednesday morn- ing and dress rehearsal began at 7:00 Wednesday night. Finally, the "big night" arrived and began with a welcome from the master of ceremonies, Rodney Fischer, class presi- dent. Speeches from valedic- torian Linda Wilson and salutatorian Robert Sarkozi echoed throughout the stadium as the class of '84 took their last look at N.B.H.S. through the eyes of a senior. The ceremony ended with the class singing the Alma Mater for the last time and filing out of the stadium. After tears were shed and "congrats" were offered, the seniors were off to celebrate their accomplishments in 306 different ways. graduation 221 'A at StudentsiMake News The local paper had names or pictures of students "in the newsn, from a state champion in U.I.L. science, Daniel Hermes, to winning a summer internship at M. D. Anderson Hospital in biomedical research, Suzan Carmichael. Mark Walters entered the Safari International Club essay contest and won a trip to Wyoming for a week of camp- ing outdoors. Kevin Brown, Kim Whitaker, and Teresa Thomas made marks at the state tennis tournament and at the girls' state track meet. Kevin advanced to the semi- finals in tennis, Teresa placed sixth in the 400 meter dash, and Kim placed first in the two mile run and second in the mile run. Weston Pacharzina ad- vanced to the national DECA contest held in Kansas City, Missouri, and placed first win- ning a S500 cash prize. The spring sports banquet and the academic awards ban- quet brought further recogni- tion to students. Robert Sarkozi, Dennis Hartman, and Linda Wilson were National Merit Scholarship finalists. 5' New superintendent gets involved. Dur- ing a special appearance at a pep rally, Mr. Charles Bradberry shed his coat to get the team and the fans psyched up for the game. Live from "Hollywood"? It's the pillow people! Libby Partida and the rest of the cheerleaders were the main attrac- tion at the pep rally the night before the Bay City playoff game. The foot- ball team finished the year as state semi-finalists. 222 theme summarization Greg Bender and Kim Whitaker received the U.S. Ar- my Reserve scholar-athlete award for their achievements in athletic and academic areas. Seniors were awarded a total of S240,340.00 in scholarships. Under other school news, re- quirements for a high school diploma changed from 19 credits for 1983-84 to 21 credits for 1984-85 and 22 credits for the 1985-86 school year. The school board approv- ed zero hour classes to allow an additional hour for electives before regular classes. Time set for the course was 7:30 in the morning. Students made the headlines with academic as well as extra-curricular accomplish- ments. These newsworthy ef- forts were proof that there can be academic success coupled with extra-curricular achievements. Get those lingers moving! Principal John Turman types in news of coming events and student achievements on the new computerized message board donated to the school by the student council. Scholarships give seniors a head start. Counselor Ann Mahon presents a 5510.00 scholarship from the Anne E. Dugger scholarship trust to Dawn Cook at the awards banquet. vrll. . ZW if vgilia . Lx iz 5..- pays off! Roxane Holz proudly the WOII trophies she won at the with her Suffolk lambs. grand champion ram, ewe, and reserve ' 2 w-el' 41 ., as 1 .Mg ' ig ,,,,,. rf, M .H 221 , f ,L - 1 L 1 'tif '99 theme summarization-223 V.-k Q . ,W , , ,.. -q,m, . xt ug J' .,.f.:,:.,, Q, , . . - 31' 3 ,' tr I ,WH ,, P . A 4 i is 7 t 'Q' 'VW 'VL ' 5, .. ' f ,ig ,W 1 -.'-ig.. , 1 A ,if if J... , 14,1-f 4 A 1 .as IN 'fl' QQ x 1 Ducks out of water! The springs in Landa Park are dry because of the drought. Many high school students were worried about possibly losing their summer jobs because they were employed by local tourist businesses that relied on the water for the livelihood of their business. Some News Isn't Good News There are some news items that bring sadness and disap- pointment to our lives. The football team made it to the semi-finals, which was super. However, there was disappoint- ment that the team did not make it to the state finals. The county was faced with possible rationing of water due to lack of rainfall. The Soviets led Communist countries in a boycott of the summer olym- pics to be held in Los Angeles. On a more personal note, three people who were associated with the school died. Mrs. Vera Elizabeth Eikel died on January 29, 1984, Rocky Lagunas died on May 27, 1984, and Johnny Zamora died on June 4, 1984. Mrs. Eikel was the first editor of the high school yearbook. She was born on October 29, 1911. She was a radio and television write-up producer. Tragic automobile accidents took the lives of Rocky Lagunas and Johnny Zamora. Rocky was involved with athletics as a member of the j.v. football and baseball teams. He was born on April 7, 1967. Johnny was born on February 5, 1969 and was also involved in athletics. Even though there were news stories which were sad, disappointing, and shocking, these stories made life real. 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