New Haven High School - Mirage Yearbook (New Haven, IN)

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c 977.202 N354HH 1 iEW Haven High Schoou New Haven :. I no. ) llRAGE ' Gc 977.202 N354nh 1976 New Haven High School (New Haven 7 Ind. ) Mirage M. L ifL ' -EN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY 3 1833 02302 3721 i;ui» ' r:i: NEW HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL 900 Prospect Avenue New Haven, Indiana v.. 46774 Volume 37 ii ' anb« .s jci js ' i.mj. ii THAT DOWN HOME FEELING... »» Above. Senior John Moyer speaks to the stu- dent body at the sectional pep session, as his teamnnates shout some advice. Right. Vic the Bulldog, Junior Barb Kiebel and Sophomore Donna Thorp stand at attention during the National Anthem. " That Down Home Feeling . . . " Being at home, having friends, laugh- ing, crying, giving, sharing. New Haven, our home, now suddenly growing, expanding. Our memories of a school will soon be forgotten as we move to a bigger, more modern school. Will we feel as at home there? Only time can tell. " That Down Home Feeling . . . " Cracks covered the greenish walls. But you couldn ' t see the gaps from the spirit posters plastered all around. The Bulldogs didn ' t always field a winning team, but you couldn ' t ever tell it from the ruckus we were raising. There might have been a stuffed shirt somewhere in that crowd, but the grinning faces, patched jeans, tennis sho es, and bibbed overalls gave this place " That Down Home Feeling . . . " Defeat can never come without a sting nor victory without pride, react- Highlighter, Sophomore Paula Parristries hard not to look at the crowd so she doesn ' t start laughing. 2 — That Down [Home Feeling 39Z7iai Contents Student life Competition Seniors Cufficulum faces 102 Involvement 146 Community services 178 Index 192 Senior Kathy Wichern looks out the windows to Schnelker Park in anticipation of " Getting out " of scfnooi. VIr. Chiaries Henke, Marryin ' Sam, conducts Right. At one of the assemblies, Bill Curry of he marriage ceremony at MOONSHINE MAD- the group Free Fare holds up an applause MESS, the annual girl-ask-guy night. sign to the students. Taking time out from practice at band camp Is Senior Sue Dixon. The camp was held the last week of August before school. ing to life with maturity forges a champion out of a loser. In 1911, New Haven High School was established with an enrollment of 50 students. Mr. B. H. Smith was prin- cipal, and in 1913, four people received diplomas as the first gradu- ating class. Today around 200 will graduate in May 1976. " Always accomplish a little more and be somewhat superior to the pre- ceeding class, but by all means be original. " This was the advice given by the class of ' 23, to the remaining classes in NHHS. On November 30, 1923, the bas- ketball team started the season by defeating Woodburn 51-13. The sea- son went by with 10 games played; New Haven won seven. In 1 920, the Girls Athletic Associa- tion was originated with basketball the only sport. One evening a week was devoted to practice; the season ended with five wins. From 191 1 to 1976 there has been approximately 7900 graduated from New Haven High. If all goes on schedule, the class of 1977 will be graduating from the new New Haven High School. " That Down Home Feeling . . , " It was some year. It saw New Haven record a 6-4 season in football. Win- ning the Becker Barrel back with a 20-15 win over Harding and winning Homecoming 40-6. " That Down Home Feeling . . . " It was some year. It saw the basketball team boast a 14-8 season. It saw them beat Harding in their first game of the season 79-77, and beat Colum- bia City 90-75 to win the NEIAC Championship. It also saw them beat Leurs in their first game of sectionals and lose in overtime to Wayne in the second game. " That Down Home Feeling . . , " It was some year. It was the year that saw Sickafoose win a regional victory in shot-put and advance to state com- petition to place 10th. Posing for a picture Is the New Haven varsity basketball team (of 1 922-23 not this year!!!) Sue Gibson says goodbye In the corridors after graduation. This was a familiar site among all the ex-senlors. 4 — Thai Down Home Feeling « THAT DOWN HOME FEELING... 99 Above. Seniors Butch Cheviron, Dave Bade, and Dave Shifley help varsity cheerleaders Gina Lothamer, Jayne Essex, Dawn Gibson, Judy Flora and Gorinne Lampe do the pre- game lineup. Above right. Reigning over the 1976 Jr.-Sr. Prom, " Just You ' n ' Me " are Juniors Mark Hevel and Karen Klotz. Forced to go to football games at the Heritage field because of w ork on John Young, the fans still come and cheer their team on. Thai Down Home Feeling — 5 It ' s 3:1 7 on a Friday afternoon and those students who have stayed a- round for the activity period are busily contemplating the course of activities planned for the upcoming weekend, while some seniors who failed to neg- otiate the twenty-five minute naptime are already indulging in the frolics of weekend nieana. As the clock on the wall clicks to 3: 1 8, a passer by would tend to wonder what a normal student would do on a normal run of the mill weekend. The answer to that ques- tion is really quite elementary, noth- ing. A thriving midwestern community such as New Haven, has basically, nothing to offer the adolescent citizen that isn ' t illegal, immoral or costs you an arm and a leg. So whatever the student has planned for a weekend is really a product of long studious men- tal labor, which indirectly finally reveals some relevance to Friday activity period, it gives students time to plan for the Friday — Saturday — Sunday, mini-vacation. Ctl GEORGETOWN T JtedDieA GENEiWILDER-Szz z= FINAtzWl !!SHERL0CK=HOUIESnii ' ' THE LE =SMARTEirBROTMEir FzBlGFOOr Enjoying an evening of companionship, Mark Hevel and Nancy Longergan stop for a quick bite to eat after a night on the town. Movies, parties and an occasional rock con- cert supplied most of the weekend entertain- ment. Shown here is Georgetown Theatres 1 and 2. 6 — Weekends Shopping was one way to spend a Saturday afternoon along with alot of money. Here Tonda Thomas discusses prices with a sales- person. The Memorial Coliseum provided entertain- ment from Hockey games to the three ring cir- cus. This varied entertainment relieved much of the monotony of weekends. Weekends — 7 Dressed for the occasion biology teacher Don HumI added to the Bicentennial festivities by winning first prize for the Best Dressed Male Teacher. • — «» " B Old Glory flutters in the wind as a symbol of American ' s patriotism. iTilRTHDAY_AMER| Gladieux Oil Company got in on the action by painting their storage tanks the traditional red, white, and blue. 8 — Bicentennial tr ' E3 3 M P A S — _ uCr rijw rnn L™tPK The class of 1976 was a special class of seniors, because they gradu- ated in the midst of America ' s gala birthday celebration. The Bicentennial Year took on many aspects of celebration. The Shell Oil Company ' s Bicentennial Minute was one of the educational ways America expressed its Bicen- tennial history. For the Bicentennial Minute celebraties revealed little known events in America ' s heritage. Commercialism became a major issue during the Bicentennial Year. Corporations turned America ' s birth- day into a profit making gimmick by putting the Bicentennial label on all their products. Such products like Bicentennial tuxedos and Bicenten- nial cars ran red, white, and blue into the ground. Commercialism on the Bicentennial reached the beer industry as Falstaff displays their commemorative can. Bicentennial fever hit John Police as he poses next to his Spirit of 76 garage door. Bicentennial — 9 The Varsity Cheerleaders provided many skits during the pep sessions. Junior Judy Flora acts as a chef mixing a recipe for a Bulldog victory. The roar of students ' voices during the frequent pep sessions held throughout the school year built spirit throughout N.H.H.S. as a whole. Pep sessions were often the only time all school mennbers gathered together to lake part in an activity supporting the mennbers of the sports team both individually and as a whole. Sometimes it was rather hard to get students really involved in the pep sessions as tar as cheering was con- cerned. Varsity and Junior Varsity cheerleaders ultimately persuaded the shy students into participating in the many different cheers, however. New cheers and chants added to the variety of the gatherings. " Stand up for the Bulldogs " and " We Will Win " were among the most popular. Classes acted as one in unity dur- ing the competition cheers. Competi- tion cheers proved not only which class had the most spirit, but also which class would ultimately have the greatest number of sore throats. Vic the Bulldog often awarded the spirit stick as a reward to the class judged having the most spirit. Because of the construction taking place on the site of the new school, the usual Homecoming bonfire wasn ' t held during Homecoming week. A special touch was added. Basketball Coach John Hans receives a standing ovation from the Varsity and Junior Varsity basketball teams as he takes the microphone to give a pep talk. however, when Bulldog backers gathered in the Boys ' gym for one of the school year ' s most memorable pep sessions. Skits also added to the variety of the student gatherings. Various organizations, clubs, and faculty members prepared skits to present at pep sessions during the year. Faculty members and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes planned a special skit to urge the basketball team on to a second victory during Sectional Week, which included Mr. Norman Stephen as " The Fonz, " Mrs. Bar- bara Alhersmeyer as " Bionic Alhers- meyer, " and Mr. Dennis Johnson as " Horshack Johnson. " A noticeable improvement of this year ' s pep sessions over last year ' s pep sessions was the involvement of the teachers. Several clever and well- planned skits were presented to the school body by faculty members cooperating with other school organi- zations. Because of the change of format concerning activity period during the week, the last part of Fridays was reserved for pep sessions since activ- ity period was held at the end of the day. It proved to be a good way to end the school day and week. 10 — Pep sessions " Fonzarelli " Stephan, " Bionic " Alhersmeyer, and " Horshack " Johnson do their part to build spirit during a pep session by urging the basketball team on to a second sectional win against Wayne. Members of Sportsmanship Council planned a special skit for the Homecoming pep session after the Homecoming parade. The Comets from outer space challenged the Bulldogs and a face-off football game was held. Pep sessions — 11 Senior Mike Guenther hurriedly stamps new prices on pop bottles as part ot his duties as a stockboy. a7Qnb ir iG Odd jobs, such as weighing candy, comprise Pam Okuly ' s duties as a store clerk. Senior Kay Minich accurately rings up totals on a cash register as part ot her duties at her after-school job. 12 — Jobs and vocations Junior Joe Kleinrichert ' s job responsibilities include mal ing deliveries to New Haven area residents tor a neighborhood drug store. BULLE QGB Do TH£iR HAMBURGER Gl No matter how long the working day may seem, Senior Jane Bayse still manages to cheertully serve a hamburger dinner. To obtain money via a paycheck, students began job hunting and found as many different types of jobs as there were individual talents. Training for future occupations resulted as students chose part-time jobs similar to their intended fields of endeavor. A few secured full time jobs during the summer and after high school as a result of their part- time experience. For many students, after school hours and weekends meant earning a few more dollars. Pumping gasoline, running a cash register, and stocking grocery shelves were all familiar sights around New Haven. Others earned money as baby sit- ters, or by assuming other responsi- bilities not usually considered " jobs. " When asked why they worked, stu- dents often replied, " To break the monotony of school, " and " To earn money for college expenses. " Others thought that working gave them good experience in dealing with people. Jobs and vocations — 13 with an iron fist ' residential race L h : h $ 1.88 million M Cuba ns « | Oiliia Mounis Death of Oiou J ' ill SGIldinQ T.u rlu «ll lor For . t .. .t U. 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' ) ;,i„r;,I (.., Steelers burst Cowboy bubble 21-1] A — Current events Picturesque snow scenes were a seemingly never-ending siglit around the New Haven community. A total of 39.1 inches of snow and freezing rain blanketed the ground during the early winter months. Numerous national issues such as busing, the Hearst trial, airport bomb- ings, the Olympics, postal rates, med- ical malpractice, and the presidential race came into perspective. The capture and trial ot self- declared radical Patty Hearst was one of the nation ' s top stories. Doctors all over the United States, particularly in California, protested the alarming insurance premiums they had to pay for malpractice insur- ance. In hopes for a remedy, some abandoned the insurance altogether. Postal rates went up in December from 10 cents to 13 cents for a first class letter. Dorothy Hamill, Sheila Young, Peter Mueller, and Cindy Nelson will stand out in the minds of Olympic fans as they brought top honors to the United States during the 1 976 Winter Olympic Games held in Inns- bruck, Austria. The United States placed third overall in medal stand- ings. Candidates emerged to affirm their candidacy for the presidency. Issues the candidates were frequently ques- tioned on were busing, abortion, the economic slump, and unemployment. Several changes emerged within the community. In the city of Fort Wayne, a change of administration took place with the victory of Robert Armstrong over incumbent Mayor Ivan Lebamoff. New Haven re-elected Herb Brudi as its city manager. The completion of the new New Haven High School was another local project. Workers strove to complete the roof of the complex before poor weather set in so that the interior work could be started. Since snowstorms and freezing rain can bring things to an abrupt halt, most Bulldogs welcomed five extra vacation days, resulting from the harsh winter weather. Around Christmastime, several new gifts flooded into the buyer ' s market, including mood rings, mood necklaces and Pet Rocks. Current events — 15 The Bulldogs bring back the Becker Barrel after a 20 to 1 5 victory over Harding. Touchdown! Junior Mark Hevel scores the winning touchdown in a victory over Harding. 16 — Rivalry Rivalry between New Haven and Har- ding is bfecoming more intense each year. From the onset of the building of Paul Harding High School a rivalry has seemed inevitable. Boosted by high spirits the Bulldogs won in football, basketball, and Girls ' Volleyball. The football team regained the Becker Barrell after its 20-15 win, while the basketball team opened its season with a 79-77 victory. Girls ' Volleyball team beat the Hawks 15-7,15-4 in the third game of the season. The spirit posters and sayings such as " Flip the Birds " and " Hammer the Hawks " demonstrate the rivalry which began two years ago. Struggling tor a loose ball is Senior Bob Love in a game against arch rival Harding. Skying high for a rebound Senior John Moyer attempts to over power Harding. New Haven fans cheer the Bulldogs onto a cliff hanging victory over the Hawks 79 to 77, Rivalry — 1 7 In 1 885 the second New Haven School was built at Eben and Middle Streets . . . New Haven High School was con- structed in 1923 and additions were made in 1 934, 1 947, 1 954, and 1 964. The facilities were found to be inad- equate for high school purposes. The school board made its decision to construct a new New Haven High School building on a 54 acre tract -of land owned by the school corpora- tion on Green Road. The new building when completed will contain six laboratories and a greenhouse for the science depart- ment. The music department will include practice rooms, instrumental room, vocal music room and large group instrumental rooms. An instructional materials center with a TV studio, audio visual prep room, darkroom and journalism room will be included. Each department will have a teach- er ' s office. The building will also include a gymnasium to seat 2,800 persons, boys ' and girls ' locker and shower rooms, two decks, an indoor track, wrestling room, dance room, weight and exercise room. A helicopter was rented to install the heating system on the roof of the building. The helicopter was used for 50 minutes and cost $10,000. The new building was started in March of 1 975 it will be completed and ready for use in September of 1977. The cost of the new New Haven High School will be $7,904,606. Construction begins with sight grading of the buildings, athletic fields, and parking lots. 18— New school This is an interior shot of the new librgry located within the central core of the facility. It is surrounded by the administrative offices, guidance offices and English department. Girders and cement blocks are the primary construction materials used in the school. mimmM m . . . and in 1977 the fourth New Haven High School will be completed. Right — ' 75 Varsity Cheerleaders: Jayne Essex. Judy Flora, Dawn Gibson and Seniors Gins Lothamer and Captain Corinne Lampe pose with a miniature " Vic " the Bulldog in their Homecoming car. " Scour the Comets " , the Seniors first place theme winning float is highlighted by " Vic " (Nancy Maddox) and the crowd ' s favorite scrub women. Mike DeMarco and Nan Lilie. Senior President Jay Metzger and scrub woman, Mike DeMarco accept awards. 20 — Homer oming BULLDOGS ' SCOUR COMETS ' Homecoming ' 75 was to be on Satur- day, October 18, but due to the con- tlict ot the marching band ' s state con- test and the Girls ' Volleyball tourna- ment it was decided the best thing for all was to move the game. After much confusion and many phone calls to the Eastern Comets from Kokomo, the date of the game was finally changed to Friday, Octo- ber 17, with the parade the night before. Excitement mounted on Monday, October 13 as the long awaited Homecoming week rolled around. Students and teachers filled the halls with pant legs rolled high and wild combinations of socks sticking out from underneath. Monday was proclaimed " Sock-it-to- ' em " day and " Sneak-up-on- ' em " day. Senior Margie Louden, reaped the honors as " Sock-it-to- ' em " champ. Tuesday was deemed " Miss Irresisti- ble " day. Each guy was issued a paper bulldog, and if he spoke to a girl he had to forfeit his bulldog, " Miss Irresistible " , Senior Jill Losher, tallied 27 paper bulldogs. Thursday of Spirit Week was " inside out " day and both students and fac- ulty turned the Eastern Comets " inside out " by wearing their outer clothing the same way. Some of the Senior football players took the " inside out " literally and wore boxer shorts over their clothes. Friday, each class was to decorate their section of the gym for the after- noon pep session. It was also pro- claimed as " Hats off to the Bulldogs day " with students and faculty mem- bers wearing the craziest hat they could find. Seniors won the best theme, best float, best development of the theme and best decorations section in the gym. Juniors took third for their float, and Sophomores took second along with the award for the " Most Spirited Class " . Although the weather did not cooper- ate with the high expectations of the Homecoming fans, it didn ' t seem to hinder the players ability as they " Scoured the Comets " 40 to 6. Torrent rains and cold weather dampened the fans spirits, but nothing could spoil the game for Queen Shelly Lash, Despite the weather the Bulldogs came through with a 40 to 6 vic- tory. Homecoming — 21 Friday the 13th lucky for hearts When the idea for a winter dance was brought up at a Student Con- gress meeting, mennbers were very skeptical since the winter dance for the two years previous had been can- celed due to lack of interest. Thinking of ways to bring added interest to the dance was Junior Sue Holt. Between her and the dance committee, it was decided to have a semi-formal turnabout dance the night before Valentine ' s Day. Another idea was to have clubs nominate members to be the King and Queen of Hearts. Senior Lisa Gering and Scott Coff- man were first runnerup for the hon- ors. King and Queen of Hearts were Junior Gayle Rath and Senior Mike Velez. Voting for the King and Queen was done by setting coffee cans with the nominees ' pictures on them in the back of the cafeteria. Students voted for their choice by putting pennies in the cans. All the money ($20) was donated to the heart fund. On the night of the dance, approxi- mately 79 couples danced to the music by the group " Destiny. " Not a fantastic amount of couples, but con- sidering only five tickets had been sold on the Monday before the dance, the turnout was good. Student Congress lost about $20 on the dance, but were pleased about the turnout and said they had already had requests to sponsor the dance again next year. Hopefully, the old tradition of a winter dance was revived for future classes at New Haven. Couples attending the " Sweetheart Dance, " listen attentively to Pete Li and Sue Holt, awaiting the outcome of the King and Queen of Hearts. Reigning over the 1 976 Sweetheart Dance are first runnerup. Senior Scott Coffman, Masque and Gavel; King Senior Mike Velez, Spanish Club; Queen, Junior Gayle Rath, OEA; and first runnerup. Senior Lisa Gering, Wrestler- eftes. King Mike Velez and Queen Gayle Ratli are honored with the first dance after being crowned. Junior Julie Greenwood beams as she is reunited with her date, after he was chosen King of Hearts. % f Searching for their coats among all the others in Mrs. Margaret Hunter ' s room are Senior Gorrine Lampe and her escort ' 74 graduate Don Atteberry. Sweetheart Dance — 23 H ' Senior Karl Hans (Jud) sits in the smokehouse singing " Lonely Room " . 24 — Oklahoma! " Oklahoma! " , the musical put on by the students of New Haven High School, was shown successfully for the nights of November 14 and 15. The crew ran into difficulty on Satur- day night. The Bicentennial musical was set in Oklahoma before it became a state, and the plot revolved around the cowboys versus the farmers, and how they were brought together. The show featured love affairs, violence, comedy and even murder. Scott Coffman portrayed Curly, the bronc-busting cowboy who falls in love with Shelly Lash, who played Laurie Williams. Sue Holt played Ado Annie, a flirty country girl who must decide whether to marry Will Parker (Kent Snyder) or Ali Hakim (Mark Van Tilburg). Karl Hans played Jud Fry, a farmhand who tries to take away Curly ' s girl, and Kathie Dupont pro- trayed Aunt Eller, the wise old lady who seemed to have everyone ' s respect. Musical background was provided by members of the band. Staging was done mostly by Mr. Gerald Isch. The last musical put on by the high school was " How to Succeed in Busi- ness " , in 1971. Senior Shelly Lash (Laurie) sings to her future " Beau " Senior Scott Coffman (Curly). " Aunt Eller " , ' Kathie Dupont and " Laurie " , Shelly Lash, ponder over the box social. Oklahoma!— 25 .01- Y Above — Sophomore Robin Burgette felt as many Bulldog fans did after the defeat of Luers, " We ' re Number One! " Above center — Hugging each other during the last frantic moments of the game are Sen- iors Cathy Buanno and Aimee Johnson. Above right—Raking up tw o more points in the game against Luers is Junior Mike Sicka- foose. Mike ' s two game total of 54, put him on the first sectional team. SicliAfoosE NamecI To 1st SectjonaL Team; IMoyER To 2Nd Team Senior John Moyer goes in for a lay up against Luers. John won the game by connecting on both ends of a one and one with one second left in the game. 26 — Sectional Week Below — Showing what true " Hoosier Hyste- ria " is, the Bulldog crowd goes wild, as John Moyer gets fouled with 1 second remaining in the game. Right — Coach John Hans " barks " some instructions to the Bulldog squad and finally calls a time out to pull the team back together. Crepe paper, balloons and cries of " We ' re Number One! " were all part of the spirit shown to back the Bulldogs in sectionals 1 976. New Haven drew Bishop Luers on Wednesday, February 25 and started preparations for sectional week. Stu- dents fronn all four classes decorated their sections of the halls. Pep Club and Sportsmanship Council members showed their enthusiasm by decorat- ing the gym and cafeteria. Awarded with first prize for the best decorated hall was the Senior Class. Junior and Sophomore classes were awarded with the spirit stick for show- ing the most Bulldog hysteria at the pep session. The varsity cheerleaders were pre- sented corsages and roses from the J.V. and Freshmen cheerleaders. Coach Hans and the team were then presented with a purple and gold cake in the shape of a horseshoe to show the roundballers that the fans were behind them all the way. Faculty members performed their traditional sectional skit which was titled " Knights-vs-Bulldog Super Stars. " After the cheers and speeches were finished, the Seniors were called to the floor to form a path so the players could pass through to yells of " We Will Win! " Students assembled in the parking lot that evening with decorated cars and high spirits before making their way to the Coliseum. In the first sectional game against Luers the Bulldogs displayed almost disastrous basketball skills for 31 min- utes and 59 seconds of the aame. But during the final second, with the score 45 to 45 John Moyer reacted as one should under pres- sure and calmly sank both ends of a one and one as the final buzzer rang and the Bulldog fans went wild! However, in the semi-final game against Wayne, New Haven fans left the Coliseum in a much different manner with unhappy and disgusted faces after being defeated in overtime 72 to 66. « W) r- Z Q Q 1 — U ' Q z I 1 u Q V9 " I considered it a cliallenging and thought-provoking drama, " com- mented Masque and Gavel sponsor Fransis May about M G ' s two act entitled " The Ettect ot Gamma Rays on Man in the Moon Marigolds. " The story of the play revolved around a divorced widowed, mother, Beatrice, played by Junior Sue Holt. Beatrice has two daughters and she is soured and embittered by the adversities of an impoverished exist- ence. The two daughters, Ruth and Tillie were played by Junior Amy Coffman and Freshman Dawn Lopshire. Other members of the cast were Freshman Laura Coffman as Nancy and Senior Margie Louden playing Janice Vick- ery. Mr. May said " From the point of view of comparison with other M G plays, — Saturday night ' s perform- ance ranked with the best. (Even the few technical flubs Saturday night were of minor significance.) " He went on to say club membership was the cause for many restrictions in selec- tion of plays, but when it came to quality, " What the Civic Theater can do, we can do! " Far Left — Sue Holt barks instructions for the science fair to Dawn Lopshire. Left — Junior Amy Coffman assures the rabbit that she will keep it from harm. Above — Sue Holt praises Laura Coffman for hobbling to the kitchen " all by herself. " Below — The cast of " The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man in the Moon Marigolds " is Laura Coffman, Margie Louden, Dawn Lopshire, Sue Holt and Amy Coffman. Two-Act— 29 .Theme— ' Moonshine Madess Juniors Melissa Barrientos and Tom Fox advance to the front to claim their prizes for being best dressed couple. Below — " With this ring . . . " Sophomore Troy Zimmerman puts the ring on Junior KathyKeeling ' s finger. Above — With marriage certificates in hand couples prepare to get " hitched " by " Mar- ryin ' Sam " (Mr. Henke). " Don ' t bust my balloon! " Senior Sue Gibson helps to clean up the cafeteria after the coun- try fair. t 30 — Sadie Hawkins -• -i . Publications submitted the winning theme for this year ' s annual girl-ask- guy night. " MOONSHINE MAD- NESS " won the staffs the honor of having a winning theme for two con- . - secutive years. Student Congress sponsored three ' - ; " booths in the country fair. Besides . ■ " sponsoring the picture taking booth, they sponsored their famous " peep " F show rated XXX. They also spon- sored a donut eating race to see who could devour two donuts the fastest. Keith Prine proved to have the " big- gest mouth " by munching down in 46 seconds. ' | Media Aides ' booth appealed to many students. The idea of " poking I the principals " let some students take ».;.,,•—•• revenge on their " favorite " principal. ' " • ' The Junior Class sponsored its - ' ' ' ■ annual Olympics. Cindy Cunningham . . and Pat Farrell completed the course ' • r_» »•.. in 41 seconds. Shelly Lash and Mike ;:,.« ' . ,, Gibson were runnersup, completing the course in 41 14 seconds. At 8:30 everyone piled into the ' ' girls ' gym for the hoedown, where the ' group DULCET 4 played. Jody Miller again called the couples to square - dance. At one point during the dance, Mr. : ' • Charles Henke came to talk to the ' :., band and the couples all thought the . V; marriage ceremony was about to !; ' • ' start. Couples began sitting around ' ' on the floor to cries of " It ' s not time • " ; ; " • ' yet!!! " . . ■• Halfway through the evening, Patty ' i ' . ' ;:- ' i Snyder and her catch Dave Shifley ■; • ' " ■ ■■;•$. ' , were crowned King Queen of the j j: :lJ dogpatch. Gayle Shaffer was named ;{ " ' ' " Mr. Sexy Legs, " and Nancy Maddox and Ron Roberts won the honors of ' •: , ' " Daisy Mae, " and " ' Lil ' Abner, " ' ,«j, respectively. ' ' " Being donned " cutest couple " were Sue Holt and Mark Lee, and " best dressed " honors went to Mel- , issa Barrientos and Tom Fox. When Mr. Henke finally did return, o-g for the If - lll Ta TZi marriage certificates were thrown Patty Snyder and her catch Dave Shifley. among the couples and they were then " hitched " by " Marryin ' Sam " for the remainder of the " tarnup sea- 1 ! • ill ' . ••• . ,r.. ■ Sadie Hawkins — 31 NIEAIP CAlPACIiry CICCWID YIIIEWS HAIPIPIENIINC V e ARGOSY The group Argosy consisting of Tim McLaughlin, Bryan Sturgill, John Mclntire and Chuck Sanderson sings " Daisy Jane " and " China Grove. " 32 — Happening 76 Below — " On with the show this is it! " Senior Above — " The Way We Were . . . " Junior Shelly Lash and Junior Sue Holt dress up as Nancy Lonergan and Senior Mike Cunegin do Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck to start and finish their rendition of " The Way We Were. " the Happening. Happening 76, the annual talent show was again presented by Fine Arts Club on March 22, to a near capacity crowd. From blues to rock to show tunes. Happening 76 displayed 27 acts along with some fillers between acts. Despite a slight delay, due to tech- nical problems, the show was deter- mined a success from the audience ' s point of view. The show opened with Shelly Lash and Sue Holt singing " On with the show this is it, " dressed up as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck. Between acts various skits were performed. At one point Barb Kiebel came running out on stage scream- ing with Mark Lee behind her in a gorilla suit. Suddenly she stopped and shouted " Don ' t worry he ' s only my brother!! " Dave Matthews taught Craig Dar- nell to juggle, so between many of the acts, seeing them juggle to circus music was quite familiar. Some solos included " Mairzy Doats, ' sung by Becky Becker; " Let it Be, " sung by Scott Coffman; " Oh Johnny, " sung by Susie Winans; and " Breakin ' up is Hard to Do, " sung by Julie Greenwood. Many students combined their efforts to some old tunes. Shelly Lash and Sue Holt sang " Sisters, " from the movie " White Christmas. " Lori Shaw, Andrea Halpin and Karen Finley did their rendition of " Sentimental Jour- Left — " Five Foot Two . . . " Sophomore Larry Lash dresses up for the part of the 5 foot 2 beauty. Ao » ■ Junior Craig Darnell chomps on his gum as he uggles between one of the acts. ney, " and Jim Vorich, Larry Lash and Dale Torrez combined to sing " Satur- day Night in Toledo. " Mr. Sam Mclnturf, Mr. Phil Ritchie and Mr. Charles Henke proved they had some talent too. They sang ' Twist and Shout, " and part way through the song Mr. Norm Stephan (Fonz) came out on stage and " danced. " Doing a routine only done in the locker room, Jay Metzger and John Moyer did their " bigtime wrestling " routine, imitating the wrestling shown on TV. Peg Kiebel ' s and Nan Lilie ' s back- drop, all the instruments and the crowd may be gone but Happening ' 76 will not be forgotten. I Happening ' 76 — 33 mmm ® mb MMtm$ ©ff Wm Saturday night, October 4, 1975, one was invariably torn away trom his activities to tind out where the siren was and or where it was going. Upon further investigation one could see that a house was not on tire, the city had not been bombed, but a caravan of estatic band stu- dents had captured the NISBOVA Marching Band Contest Sweep- stakes. The band competed against 16 bands in the Class B competition at Lewis Cass High School in Walton, Indiana. Mr. Paul Milliman, director, defined sweepstakes as " having the best overall score in the entire con- test. " " We have not taken sweepstakes for about 18 years. " Mr. Milliman said. " We came within a few points of it several years though and won the inspection trophy a number of times, " he added. The band scored 96 points out of a possible 100 in the inspection area. They were only one-half point within winning the inspection trophy. Mr. Milliman briefly explained the judging and rating system of the con- test. " Three judges are involved. One inspects the band before going out onto the field. Each band is allowed about 1 2 minutes on the field in which the other two judges comment both verbally, by means of a tape recorder, and written and recorded. " The band received a superior rat- ing from all judges. A superior rating is between 1 5 and 21 points. One judge in his comments described the band as " beautiful, well-prepared, very superior group. " Another said they had an excellent appearance. Spirits were quickly dampened for on the day of the state contest, it rained the whole day. The band was forced to perform on the school ' s parking lot because of the wetness of the football field. Kent Snyder summed it up by say- ing, " We could have won, but the rain put enthusiasm down among us. It was a big disappointment. " Performing with tine band to the song " Gold " are Senior Aimee Johnson, and Sophomore Jennifer DeVoe. All the hours practicing, all the time spent on doing their hair or getting their makeup on the same probably doesn ' t matter now to the Highlight, just a SWEEPSTAKES trophy. 34 — Sweepstakes 1i3Z7mi KIQSIBOM immm 3 Top: Highlighter captain, Jill Losher, spritzes Captain Kay Elsea ' s hair before the marching band and highlights take the field for inspec- tion. Standing up for inspection are Saxophone players, Freshmen Mike Crisler, Duane Meaux and Senior Susan Glasscock. The band missed the inspection trophy by one-half point. E3 Junior Highlighter, Melissa Barrlentos tries not to let her nervous jitters show by wearing a large grin. Her expression shows all those hours of practice were worth it. Sweepstakes — 35 Watching the king and queen dance are prom court members Mike Sickafoose, Dawn Gib- son, Ken Stark, Jayne Essex, Dave Shifley, 1975 Queen Shelly Lash, Patty Snyder and crown bearer Ann Becker. cjusy (SOU M J c {} i 1976 newly crowned Queen Karen Klotz and Completing the prom court were Ron Laurent, Mark Hevel prepare to go dance as crown Judy Flora, Mark Lee and Sue Holt, bearer Bret Lee and 1976 King Gayle Shaffer look on. Taking time out from the dance floor are Jeff Bilil , Susan Gibson, Lisa Gering, Ann Samra, Dawn Snyder, Gary Goodwin and tfieir dates. Top righit: Senior Mark Osborn and Senior attendants Patty Snyder and Dave Sliifley fill up tfieir plates at tfie after-prom. Just You ' n ' Me was the theme of this year ' s Prom held May 8 at the Women ' s Club in the Chamber of Commerce building. To earn money for the prom, Jun- iors sponsored a turkey raffle and sold suckers at home ballgames. Besides last year ' s King and Queen, Shelly Lash and Gayle Shaf- fer; Patty Snyder and Dave Shifley were voted Senior attendants by the Senior Class. Prom court members named were Dawn Gibson, Judy Flora, Sue Holt, Jayne Essex and Karen Klotz. Escorts were Mike Sickafoose, Ron Laurent, Mark Lee, Kenny Stark and Mark Hevel. Ann Becker and Bret Lee served as crown bearers. Sophomores chosen as servers for the evening were Karia Ashman, Dave Lowe, Carole Lininger, Clandis Baker, Gwyn Heine, Sam Laurent, Annette Miller and Jim Short. The after-prom site was again held at Northcrest Bowling Lanes till 3:30 a.m. Within the last couple of years, proms have again become popular. This year was no exception with approximately 1 30 couples in attend- ance. Filling up plates " for tfieir dates of course ' ' are Seniors Angle Schaadt and Gina Lotfiamer. Dancing to the prom theme Just You ' n ' Me, couples crowd the dance floor. sen I ORS Bum p, BOOQie , Bunny hop AW ay Tim Stratton receives his award for being voted as the " Loudest " senior from Mary Kelty and Sue Johnson. The Senior Dinner Dance was held the night before graduation. The dance is for seniors only — and it ' s the seniors last chance to get together as a class. After everyone had finished their meal, awards were given out. Each person was voted to his respective award by the senior class. It was decided that each person could only receive one award for the category he had the nnost votes in. Most awards were given to both a guy and a girl. Some of the awards and people receiving the awards were: " Miss Pretty, " Shelly Lash; " Mr. Hand- some, " Dave Shifley; " Loudest, " Tim Stratton and Peg Kiebel; " Most Tal- ented, " Drenda Gebert and Dan Brown, " Most Athletic, " Lisa Gering and John Moyer; " Most Respected, " Kay Elsea and Don Holcomb. Also winning awards were: " Most Intelligent, " Gina Lothamer and Dar- win Werling; " Best Looking, " Mark Osborn and Tammy Oehler; " Shyest, " Lori Hyman and Mike Velez; " Class Clowns, " Jay Metzger and Julie Vorst; " Cutest Couple, " Kay Elsea and Scott Coffman; " Nicest Smile, " Mike Parris and Nancy Maddox; " Most Likely to Suc- ceed, " Denise Kleinrichert and Barry Taylor; and " Did Most tor NHHS, " Pete Li and Patty Snyder. Many more awards were given with one award going to the guy and girl receiving the most combined votes for all the categories. Winning the " Best Ail-Around " were Gina Loth- amer and Dave Shifley, When Mike Parris was called up for his award, Mary Kelty escorted him and everyone after him up for awards. She also got on the micro- phone at one point and said " Class of 76 — I love you! " After the awards W tei afrQIv hlput, the music started. Fast, slow and square dancing went on till midnight. When the music had stopped for the evening, and it was time to leave, tears were quite evident among the girls left at the dance. There was a lot of hugging, kissing, goodbyes and I ' ll miss yous. The class of ' 76 had enjoyed one of their last times together under the title ot NHHS: Sen- io ' ' S.:iim yy;liuJ B bSToenoqci sioi •amcQllBd emod te 8io loua bloe ■16 Qn a ' lBsy fsel gebieeS isr13 elysO bne riaeJ yllsriS .nesuO ' Mr 3 qvbQ bns lebynS yttsS :-i9t !t ' 6 cinnbnoits loineS betov sisvv .aasiOioins? Right. Aren ' t they cute!? Mary Kelty gives Kay Elsea and Scott Coffman their aw ard for being the " Cutest Couple. " Below. I don ' t get no respect! Don Holcomb didn ' t say this that night anyway, as he was voted " Most Respected. " Gina Lothamer and Dave Shifley receive their ribbon and certificate from Mary Kelty and Sue Jolinson for being the " Best Ail-Around. " Below. Mary Kelty escorts Barry Taylor across the dance floor to receive his award. Barry was voted ' ' Most Likely to Succeed. ' ' eif! ni ilei- ■- ' lljy .Right. The seniors boogie to the music by the group DESTINY. The group also played slow, fifties and square dancing. . ' .• -, ri! iiiVV " :!: Left. Steve Devaux claps his hands to the music by the group DESTINY. Steve led dances all night. Above. Watching the awards being distributed are Helen Bletzacker, Laura Hechler, Teresa Bradtmiller and Valerie Wallace. Senior Dinner Dance — 39 208 ( rabuatejs let loos e to make tbeir mark intfjehjorltr Listening attentively to the speakers are Diane Daly, Marglo Davis, Mike DeMarco, Steve DeVaux, Bill Dillman, Sue Dixon, Dan Domini- que and Glenda Doty. Sue Dixon and exchange student Pat Villaba hug in the corridors after graduation. This scene was familiar among all the graduates. 76 6:45 — Do you have any bobby pins I could borrow? Where do we go? Where did you get your rose? Stand still for a " click " picture. What? I can ' t see the flash is in my eyes. 7:00 — Everyone get in line! I didn ' t get a rose. I ' m gonna lose my hat! Does anyone have a bobby pin? You ' re in the wrong line, you two switch. 7:05 — My hat ' s too big — does anyone have extra bobby pins ' ? " How does this collar go on ' 7:10— DOES ANYONE HAVE EXTRA BOBBY PINS? I forgot to iron my robe ' Why are you wearing blue jeans? Pete what does your button say ' ' What do you mean you don ' t want to go through with iff 7:15 — Everyone move up only 15 more minutes ' Anyone want to play President? I ' m gonna forget my lines ' I ' ll trade you yours for mine. That ' s no good I still have to give a speech ' Dan broke my rose! 7:20— You can ' t wear bobby pins on yours — you ' ve gotta take your hat off during the Invocation. 7:25 — I ' m getting nervous. Do I have time to go to the bathroom? My hat ' s gonna fall off — does anyone have a bobby pin? Which foot do we start off on? Is he gonna tell us when we should start? 7:26 — What time is it? How much longer? 7:27 — What time is it? How much longer? 7:27 2 — What time is it? How much longer? 7:28 — What time is it? How much longer? 7:30 — " Pomp and Circumstance " Oh my God! We can ' t back out now! I hope I don ' t trip up the stage. I ' m gonna lose my hat. Does anyone . . . After waiting in the Coliseum for nearly an hour, the Class of 1976, despite many butterflies, finally pro- ceeded into the traditional " Pomp and Circumstance. " As students arrived, they had to wait for the Rev. Sims to read the Invocation, Baccalaureate speaker was the Rev. Thomas. Mr. Larry Huff delivered the commencement address. A sigh of relief was heard through- out the Coliseum after Gina Lothamer remembered her speech after a slight pause. Laughter could be heard when Darwin Werling said in his speech, " As you can probably tell this is my first speech — and it will probably be my last. " " Will the Class of 1976 please stand for the turning of the tassles, " said Jay Metzger, president. These words marked the end of their high school career and for the time being — many parties!! 9:00 We made it! My diploma! What about it? It ' s signed!! Good luck! Good-bye! Come and see me some- time! OK! Call! Yah, I ' ll call! He won ' t call! Did you see me trip up the stage? How ' bout me, I got my arm caught on the rail! I switched my tassle with the wrong hand. Congratulations! I ' ll miss you. My hat was too big. I wish I would have had a bobby pin! 40 — Gradual ion Below. Senior Class officers lead the Class of 76 into thie Coliseum. They are: Treasurer, Sue Johnson; Secretary, Nancy Maddox; Vice-president, Patty Snyder; and President, Jay Metzger. Co-valedictorian Gina Lothamer receives her diploma from Mrs. LeRoy IVIeyer, Jr., Secre- tary of the School Board. The front row watches as their classmates get their diplomas. They are Cheryl Amstutz, Tim Anderson, Dave Bade, Steve Barrington, Jane Bayse, Sheila Beach, Rex Bell, JoEllen Bellis and Frank Bendele. Co-Valedictorian Denise Kleinrichert, center, and Darwin Werling right, receive their diplo- mas from the secretary of the School Board. New Haven sports irtijpr 5 (i ds pride and spirit return again CHEW ' EM UP BULLDOGS. Senior John Moyer crashes through the break thru at a home game. 42 — Sports Becker Barrel, Homecoming, Bas- ketball NEIC Co-champs, new bas- ketball coach, Hoosier Hysteria, Sic- kafoose regional victory in shot-put. Baseball NEIC Co-champs — victo- ries. " That Down Home Feeling . . . " Working hard for that ultimate goal, VICTORY. " Who can forget the football team with their winning season? Beating Harding 20-1 5 to win the Becker Bar- rel. Stomping Eastern Comets 40-6 for a Homecoming victory or having Moyer and Marks named to the NEIC 1 st team and Shifley to the 2nd team. Shifley also was awarded the Nor- man Moser Memorial Award for the Outstanding Senior Athlete at the Spring Sports banquet. And surely no one could forget the basketball season. Reversing a 6-16 record from the year before to a 14-8 record this season. Any fan attending the Columbia City game will never forget the 90-75 victory that won NHHSthe NEIC Co-Championship allowing the nets to be cut down for the first time. The basketball season also gave honors to our new coach, John Hans, as area co-coach of the year. It also named Sickafoose to 1 st Sectional and NEIC teams and Moyer to 2nd Sectional and NEIC teams and Osborn to 2nd NEIC teams. Baseball brought honors too as they won a NEIC Co-Championship. Dan Brown brought recognition there as he was named to the 1st team NEIC and he also had pro offers and had offers from many colleges. The seasons are all over now. The last touchdown, last free throw, last pin, last homerun or breaking the string for a first. For the seniors, most of them will never be competing again. For them, no more glory. That Down Home Feeling . . . it ' s brought them the spirit of winning, disappoint- ment of losing, new friends and pride in themselves. Will they experience that feeling again? Varsity basketball players Greg Goodwin, Ken Stark, Brian Lothamer, Gary Goodwin, Jay Metzger and Mark Osborn stand at attention for the National Anthem. I I GUESTS I J QTRO homeZU 4 DOWN 1 3 YARDS TO GO Above. The scoreboard says it all. The Bull- „ dogs won a comeback victory over Harding to " win back the Becker Barrel. Varsity cheerleader, Jayne Essex cheers the Bulldog team on to a sectional victory at the Coliseum. Above. Posing before the Homecoming parade are Senior football players. Sitting Tim Bennett, Garen Marks, Dave Bade, Bob Love, Don Holcomb, Dave Shitley, Wayne Rogers. Standing:Gay e Shaffer, Gary Gordon, Dave Rogers, Mike Main, John Moyer and Butch Gheviron. Senior Dave Shifley puts everything into it for a good jump. His best jump was 1 9 ' 1 1 Vz " . Sports — 43 Though the Harriers finished with a somewhat depressing 3-8 record, a fourth place conference finish dotted what was basically, a grey cloud with- out a silver lining. The Bulldogs seem strong and sound for the future as four returning lettermen head Coach Dave Mulligan ' s squad of hopefuls for next year. Coach Mulligan ' s squad will sorely miss Most Valuable Runner Scott Jeff Bilik sets hiimself a steady pace as he moves up into the standings. 44 — Cross country Coffman and team captain Chris Lau- rent as they lett through graduation. The Harriers paced by Scott Cott- man and Troy Zimmerman placed fourth out of ten in the NEIAC confer- ence meet. Troy finished 13th and Scott finished 14th. Pat Beuchal, runner since his freshman days was elected team cap- tain for the 1976-77 cross country campaign. In Sectional action the Harriers fac- ing all the area schools finished on somewhat of a sad note as they placed 16th out of 22 teams running in this year ' s meet held at the Lincoln Life Insurance Building. It was the worst day for running that many of the runners have ever experienced. Icy winds tightened up muscles quicker than normal, soggy grounds made the footing unsure, all which affected each runner ' s time, and in the end, cost the Bulldogs a respectable finishing. Scott Coffman led the Bulldog charge as he placed 49th. He was fol- lowed by Jeff Bilik, Troy Zimmerman, Chris Laurent, Pat Beuchal, Don Gentile, and Rick Augenstine, which rounded out the New Haven runners who participated in this year ' s sec- tional. The Bulldogs are off at the gun hoping to bring home another New Haven win. Pat Beuchal and Rick Augustine make the advance during a meet at Shoaf Park. Scott Cotfman heads into the chute atter com- pleting his conference run. Crosscountry — 45 Cross-country runners are a spe- cial breed of people. They are known as harriers. Many of them, although lacking in size, are just as good of athletes as the much more heralded football and basketball players. Distance running, however, demands just as much guts and determination as football because a cross-country runner has no team to help up his own personal loss. He is all alone in competition and a per- sonal quest for glory. What is a cross-country runner? Three types of athletes go out for cross-country. There is the guy who only wants to stay in shape. Also there is the athlete from another sport who hopes to enhance his chances in that sport by being in good shape from cross-country. Finally there is the true cross-country runner who only seeks glory and a different type of competition. Although the name implies running from coast to coast across the coun- try a cross-country runner simply runs an exhausting 214 miles. His practice consists of more than long distance running. Sprinting and hill running are almost as much a part of his practice as distance running. Most harriers put in 5-1 miles of run- ning a day. Cross-country meets are sparsely attended and runners are rarely her- Troy Zimmerman and Jeff BIlik gather after the end of a meet to await the results. Coach Dave Mulligan gives Jeff Schultz some quicl pointers to help better his time. Pat Beuchal, next year ' s team captain loosens up before an important meet. aided, although Hammond ' s trio of Chapa, Pinkowski, and Keough received national recognition last year. Reasons for low attendance are easy to find. A 214 mile course on which the harriers run is kind of diffi- cult to watch from the stands. Also the meets are rather dull for many people because of the lack of a defi- nite object and physical contact. However, those who have been spiked or have received a thoughtful elbow will tell you otherwise. Cross-country may be ignored or forgotten by many, but it will always exist for those who have the guts and determination to compete as well as excel in it. c iTA8«iiaMA Cross country team: First row: Don Gentile, John Ridgeway, Scott Coffman, Steve Hevel, Chris Laurent, Jeff Bilik, Mil e Vidra. Secorid row: Greg Schultz, Ricl Augustine, Craig Bryant, Dave Matthews, Mil e Davis, Ron Laurent, Coach Dave Mulligan. Third row: Mil e Nomina, Stu Mcintosh, Troy Zimmerman, Scott Crosley, Bill Jeffords, Pat Beuchal, Jeff Schultz, Gary Goodwin. Scott Crosley and Craig Bryant congratulate each other after a tough meet. Coach Mulligan records the runners ' times as most valuable runner Scott Coffman looks on. Cross country — 47 Senior back John Moyer pulls in the ball while attempting to gain extra yardage. Junior halfback Mark Hevel runs around end in hopes for a touchdown against Homestead. t § % Varsity Football team. Front row: Rick Stevens, Mike Shearer, Clandis Baker, Ken Knepp, Pat Harper, Bruce Tatman, Keith Atteberry, Mark Hellinger, Mgr. Tom Bennett. Second row: Asst. Coach Ron Hotter, John Moyer, Butch Cheviron, Mike Main, Gayle Shaffer, Dave Rogers. Dave Bade, Bob Love, Dave Shifley, Tim Bennett, Mark Hevel, Head Coach John Becker. Third row: Asst. Coach Stan Hostetler, Brian Becker, Ron Roberts, Brad Stevens, Dave Mathews, Garen Marks, Gary Gordon, Don Holcomb, Brian Brunet, Craig Darnell, Brett Lyons, Asst. Coach Sam Mclnturff. Fourtti row: Sam Laurent, Steve Andrus, Dave Bowers, im Lothamer, Russ Nicholson, Randy Kummer, Bruce Kraning, Tim Gremaux, Dave Lowe. Senior linebacker Dave Rogers takes a breath after a hard fought defensive stand. The Bulldogs finished the season strong with three impressive victories to put them seventh out of fourteenth in the NEIC and finished with six wins and four losses. Mark Hevel led the running attack as he rushed for 740 yards while Gayle Shaffer passed for 622 yards. John Moyer was the leading receiver with 18 catches for 237 yards, fol- Quarterback Gayle Shaffer gets his final instructions before the game from Coach Becker. Co-captain Dave Shifley rounds up his defense for another grueling showdown. Stan Cheviron rushes in to help his teammate stop the running attack against Harding. lowed closely behind by Bob Love with 1 3 catches tor 341 yards. John Moyer and Garen Marks made All-NEIC tirst team and Dave Shifley was named to the second team tor both offense and defense. Don Holcomb, Bob Love, and Mark Hevel made the NEIC honorable men- tion team. The Gridders turned what looked to be a losing season around with a decisive 40-6 Homecoming victory over the Eastern Comets. New Haven opened the scoring with two touchdowns apiece by John Moyer and Mark Hevel. Hevel proved his running capability with runs of six and three yards, while Moyer sprinted 34 yards and intercepted a pass run- ning it in from the 7-yard line. Jim Lothamer and Bob Love each scored one touchdown apiece. Lothamer rumbled in from the one yard out, while Love caught a 19-yard aerial from Shaffer. The Bulldogs let a shutout escape when the Comets sneaked in from the one-yard line midway through the final quarter. Varsity NHHS Detensive halfback Bob Love breaks up an attempted pass against the Goshen Redskins played at Heritage Love also led the Bulldogs In total pass yardage as a tight end. Defensive tackle Dave Bade wrestles the ball loose from an oncoming Harding Hawk. Ready to lend assistance is co-captain Dave Shifley (74), Mike Main (76). and Jim Loth- amer(42). imj 1 K . Kmf ' fmi ' r : ,jl ■r ' - ■• The Bulldog defensive line led by Butch Che- viron (41) jumps at the snap to hold off the Harding offensive charge and successfully keeping them from the goal line. All-Conference running back John Moyer, who not only runs with vigor and abandon, but blocks equally well, takes out a Harding opponent during the Becker Barrel game. Bulldog offensive lineman, Brian Becker (64), lends assistance to quarterback Gayle Shaffer as he hands off to running back Craig Darnell during the Homecoming victory. Quarterback Craig Darnell hands off while halfbacks Dave Mattews, Larry Lyons prepare to take out any opponent who ' s left untouched by the lineman. 53 62 7CU83 If 1 ' k | M»r lK jjj K4jJaB f V -I ' -i k l Front row: Sam Laurent, Steve Andrus, Ron Roberts, Clandius Baker, Larry Knepp, Pat Harper, Brian Brunet, Kieth Atteberry, Bret Lyons. Dave Lowe. Second roiv,- Assistant coach Ron Hotter, Rick Stevens, Dave Matthews, Brad Stevens, Dave Bowers, Randy Kummer, Bruce Kraning, Mike Shearer, Tim Gremaux, Craig Darnell, Brice Tatman, Head Coach Stan Hostetler. Quarterback Sam Laurent runs for add yardage during the Columbia City game. Coach Stan Hostetler said that the first three games didn ' t hold much promise for his young team, but they came into their own by getting the first victory in their fourth game. Hos- tetler mentioned that he thought his team had plenty of potential, and thought that with a few breaks, they could have easily had a record of six wins and two losses instead of three wins, four losses, and one tie. 52— IV football Halfback Don Graham receives the kickoft, while his teammate runs in front to block the oncoming opponents, while he hopefully high-steps his way to a Bulldog score. Offensive halfback Don Graham finds daylight by the help of his fellow teammates as they make a good size hole in the defensive line for him to run through. JLAif ' VXu, ., .,, ,? ;ai ' ! Team picture: Managers; Scott Davis, Chris Britsan. Front row: Mike Farrell, Scott Hevel, Mark VanDriessche, Chris Taylor, John Hanley, Terry Screeton, Randy Worman, John Thorp, John Stevens. Second row: Coach Pat Monaghan, Mike Snyder, Dave Rimchisal, Matt Vorst, Doug Moore, Eric Bilik, Steve Cheviron, Don Gremaux, Duane Gardner, Ken Wilson, Don Graham, Kurt Momper, Assistant Coach Hank Neitert. The Bullpups lost their bid for a i inning season with a defeat by Olumbia City. New Haven opened he scoring with a 31 -yard romp by )ave Lowe and the extra point con- ' erted by Craig Darnell. The Bullpup defense fell apart as he Eagles rallied and scored three jnanswered touchdowns, making the inal score 18-7. The freshman football team coached by Pat Monaghan and Assistant Coach Hank Neitert had what one could call a dismal season by just finishing below the five hun- dred mark with three wins and five losses. One of the losses came to arch rival Woodlan Warriors. The Bulldogs stayed right in the thick of things with a one touchdown deficit at the half. But, the Bulldogs proved too small for the Warriors as they went into a 25-6 win. The freshman record stands to little avail as Coach Monaghan will pre- pare his young men for their future years in football by giving them the basic fundamentals and hard hitting in which he prides himself. Freshmen football — 53 V Splkers volley 8-7 record Coach Kay Heiney and company ended their volleyball campaign with a better than average 8-7 record. Highlighting a year of ups and downs was outstanding play by Karen Klotz, Shelly Lash and Kathy Buanno. At the post season awards banquet Karen Klotz and Shelly Lash won well deserved trophies. Klotz was honored with a trophy citing her for stupen- dous spiking which registered at a torrid 81 per cent. Lash walked away 54 — Girls ' volleyball DeKalb tournament 15,10,11 Garrett 14,10 DeKalb 5,15,9 16,13 Junior Varsity 15,15 Harding 7,15,15 South Side 1 ,5 Bishop Luers 15,15 Huntington 13,15,6 Concordia 6,15,8 Northrop 15,15 Norlhside 3,8 15,9,3 15,15 7,2 15,6,15 15,6,15 8,8 DeKalb tournannent 15,15 DeKalb 14,15,19 Garrett 10,8 16,11,17 Sitting on the side In despair, Sally Haus invi- sions the frustrations of defeat. Top row: Manager Terri Fritcha, Jennie Meyer, Karen Klotz, Kathy Buanno, Lisa Gering, Sally Haus, Debi Louis, Sylvia Nicholson, Norene Jones, Mary Chester, Becky Becker, Coach Kay Heiney. Bottom row: Linda Forsythe, Barb Kiebel, Sue Holt, Cindy Cunninghann, Shelly Lash, Almee Talbot, Gerri Laurent, Kathy Kortenber, Ram Vondran. ir, ram i 3 the 5 took in the same fashion holding her tro- phy tor an outstanding serving job as 91 per cent of her serves were good. One of the girls ' big games came against the Bellmont Braves. Going into over time with the score 14-15, the spikers rallied to win the game, 17-15. The Bulldogs and the Braves were neck and neck throughout the course of regulation time. It was a seesaw battle which saw the leads change several times. But despite the pres- sure of the close game the girls pulled through to win the game and the match. The Junior Varsity team also fared well through the course of the year with a season ' s record of five wins and six losses. The J.V. got excellent play from Becky Becker and Cathy Kortenber. Becker got the highest percent in spiking as she spiked 98 percent. Kortenber received the honor in serving as 96 percent of them fell good. Highlighting the year was DeKalb Tourney as the Bulldogs it for the second year in a row. In the first game they overpowered DeKalb 1 5-1 and 1 5-8 to win. Garrett, in the deciding match, gave the Bulldogs a little trouble as they won the first game 16-14. Then the New Haven team got it together as they took the next two games 15-11 and 19-17 to win the match and tourney. Girls ' volleyball— 55 The New Haven Bulldogs, under the coaching of new Head Coach John Hans, did a complete about- face from last year ' s tenth place con- ference finishing and snuck in the back door as the dark horse to nail down a tie for the Northeastern Indi- ana Conference Championship. Nobody in all of Allen County, in all of Indiana, thought that the Bulldogs would do what they did to that little obscure conference up there a ways . ' ' s l ■pfH WKoMo m ' S Junior guard Brian Lothamer can ' t quite seem to find tine liandle from a fast break pass down court. Seniors Scott Reifsnider and Mike Cunegin apply the brakes to keep the ball at their basket. V Senior varsity substitute Mike Cunegin skies high for one of his many rebounds. Senior Bob Love and Junior Mike Sickafoose get in position to box out their men for the rebound. Senior Mark Osborn, third leading scorer and a selectee to the Northeastern Indiana Athletic Conference second team envisions Coach Han ' s game plans during a time out. 56— Basketball in the corner of the state, out in the boondocks as the fellas from the big city would put it. Not too many people had the faith in this team that Coach Hans had entrusted in them. He laid all his cards on the table during his first year, the gamble paid off, he turned up five aces. Coach Hans ' five aces were those fellas he put on the hardwood every Friday and Saturday night. The faces didn ' t always look the same, Hans used his bench well, and often, but no matter who was out there, from the perennial starter to the number one splinter collector, they were all vital clogs in the " Purple Hemmy, " and they all made things click. Hans seemed to know all the right combi- nations to mix, for when New Haven made a substitution the man coming in was just as adept to get the job done as the man going out. The big difference from this years ' 14-8 ball club and last year ' s 6-16 team was the fact that New Haven got the job done where it had to be done. They scrapped and fought against heavy favorites Bellmont and knocked them off in overtime. Could it be a conference title? Maybe, but the visions were far too obscure and far too distant to be accepted as sworn testimony. The skeptics held their ground: " Not a chance, you haven ' t Varsity Basketball Team. Front row: Jay Metzger, John Moyer, Bob Love, Scott Reifsnider. Back row: Assistant Coach Ron Hotter, Kevin Knuckles, John Thompson, Gary Goodwin, Mark Osborn, Mike Sickatoose, Greg Goodwin, Mike Cunegin, Kenny Stark, Brian Lothamer, Steve Shatter, Coach John Hans. Senior guard John Moyer, selected to the Northeastern Indiana Conterence second team along with Osborn, eyes the bucket tor two during the season opener. Moyer was also second in scoring. Basketball— 57 seen the New Haven choke have you? " When New Haven chokes, " it wipes out the entire oxygen supply in the whole country. " The Bulldog groupies prayed their hearts out: " We gotta win the conference, we just gotta. If we don ' t win I ' ll just die. Oh God. please have them win. " Of course, the players had their hearts set on It, if they failed, three months of practice would have gone down the drain. The East Noble Knights were the next victims to travel down the Bull- dogs path. As does the team when they put their minds to it the Bulldogs chewed the Knights up and spit them out at the nearest exit to Kendallville. What about those conference hopes now? The players remained quiet, they let their play do all the talking. The groupies remained loyal to their cause. The skeptics, a little stun- ned said that there ' s still Columbia City. Yep, there ' s still Columbia City. Those poor skeptics, little did they know that they would have to eat those words letter for letter. To say that the New Haven Bull- dogs beat the Columbia City Eagles, Junior forward Mike Sicl afoose tips the ball back up toward the basket in hopes for two more points, while Senior Mark Osborn awaits his chance to try for two points. Starting center Mark Osborn clears a rebound in the Bulldogs crucial victory over the Bell- mont Braves. Getting in position for the fast break are John Moyer and Mike Sickafoose. 58— Varsity basketball 90-75 would not adequately describe the type of play that fans saw that Fri- day night. To say that they devoured the Eagles would also be unfair. Their play could only be described by the pains one would experience after being beaten up one side and down the other by a Gorilla with a tree trunk. The game was physical to the point of being brutal. The Eagles tried to get away with sonne under the table shoving, but unfortunately it blew up right in their faces. New Haven took it with smiling faces and dished out some shoves of their own. These weren ' t just love taps, these were shoves just short of being called uppercuts. The game ' s outcome was all but academic at the end of the third quar- ter. For the first time in 1 5 long years people got to cut down the new nets because the old ones were worn out from age. The New Haven Bulldogs had themselves a conference cham- pionship. The groupies cried, the players danced in jubilation, and the skeptics, they all got together for a quick bowl of alphabet soup. Starting guard John Moyer gets set to put the move on his Bellmont opponent during the opening moments of the contest. Trailing the pacl are Bob Love and Mark Osborn. Leading scorer, all NEIC, and all Sectional One forward Mike Sickafoose lets loose with a long one from the base line. Sickafoose aver- aged 20.4 points a game. Mark Osborn pauses for a moment ' s rest at the foul line before receiving the ball from the referee. Junior Ken Stark scans over the situa- tion as he plots the team ' s defenses. Varsity basketball— 59 The 1975-76 Varsity Basketball squad had a successful season, the 1 975-76 Junior Varsity Basketball squad had a poor ' season, their 5-15 record attested to that fact. The big problems that Coach Ron Hoffer ' s Bullpups had were their execution of the plays and their team unity. As the saying goes, " a team that plays together wins together, " and the JV squad proved that state- ment true again, they never played Front row: John Sucui, Trent Stephens, Brad Snnuts, Jim Short. Rick Stevens. Back row: Dave Blunnenhurst, Keith Pnne. Brad Stephens, Dave Bowers, Stan Bradtmeuller, Greg Osborn, Bill Jeffords, Randy Kummer, Coach Ron Hotter. Greg Osborn and Trent Stephens pick them- selves ott the tloor atter a scramble tor a loose ball against the Harding Hawks. Randy Kum- mer and Stan Bradtmeuller (33) look on. Sophomore John Sucui attempts to cut off a Leo Lion trom scoring on the fastback. Fol- lowing up to lend assistance are Greg Osborn (40), Randy Kummer (43), and Jim Short (23). together as a team, and they hardly ever won. More times than not, a team ' s hard- ships is blamed on the coach, and more times than not, it was the coach who paid the price tor it too. This time, the case was different, it was not the coach ' s fault. Ron Hoffer exhausted all his strategical efforts in an attempt to salvage a win. His play- ers simply didn ' t produce when pro- duction was needed most. The Freshman basketball squad coached by Dan Lose suffered nearly the same problems as suffered by the Junior Varsity squad as they ended the year with a 9-20 record. Coach Lose didn ' t have the team unity prob- lems that Coach Hoffer ' s JV squad had, the freshman team ' s main head- ache was not being able to come up with the big play when it was needed most. They had to make their own breaks, for what breaks they did get were mostly against them, thus put ting thefrosh in a rut. Though winning wasn ' t the most important thing on the Freshman squad ' s-mind, it does give a team a moral lift to see New Haven in the lead at the end of the fourth quarter. Coach Lose can rack his brains out teaching fundamentals, but he can ' t teach luck, and a little bit of luck means a whole lot when it come to winning basketball games. ne to i Front row: Scott Hevel, Rick Augustine, John Stevens, Jeff Stumpf, Scott Helm, Rlcl Snyder, Marl Fritcha, Ron Forks. Back row: Brian Mettert, Steve Cheviron, Greg Bischoff, Chuck Schubert, Greg Fanning, Terry Screeton, Steve Markley, Rick Moyer, Rick Gordon, Coach Dan Lose. Members of the freshman squad, Steve Mark- ley (32), Greg Fanning, and Brian Metfert con- verge on the basket to contest for the rebound in a game against Hehtage. Brian Mettert pulls up for a short jumper in the early moments of the fourth quarter against the Heritage Patriots, the end result of a New Haven fastbreak. Freshmen basketball — 61 " In appreciation for your time and effort. Our record doesn ' t reflect our feelings for you as our coach, Girls ' Basketball Team ' 75- ' 76. " Girls ' bas- ketball coach, Miss Kay Heiney, received a plaque with this saying engraved, from the J ' V and Varsity teams combined. The varsity team with victories over Bishop Luers, Homstead and V r " Senior Captain Lisa Gering attempts to tie up a Harding Hawk after a rebound, Jeanne Meyer (1 1) comes in to lend assistance, and Tammy Leach (10) takes a spill In the scram- ble. Coach Kay Heiney voices her disapproval at an apparent poor call by an official. Being a referee herself and an avid roundball fan. Coach Heiney is not shy in voicing her opin- ions. 62— Girls ' baskelball Northrop completed the season with a 3-9 record. MVP Junior Karen Klotz was leading scorer with 178 points for the season with Seniors Cathy Buanno and Lisa Gering totaling 123 and 81 points respectively. Junior Jeanne Meyer headed the free throw percentages with 46%. Most mproved player was Freshman Cathy ortenber. The team, in short, was inexperi- enced due to the fact that many of last year ' s starters, including their leading scorer were lost through graduation, so it was a rebuilding year for Coach Heiney ' s squad, a squad made up mostly of three Jun- iors, three Seniors, and two Fresh- men. The inexperience of the girl cagers was basically their number one head- ache. It was through this inexperi- ence that the rest of the Bulldogs ' woes erupted. Though the Bulldogs didn ' t win every game, they were heavily com- plimented by the officials for their good sportsmanship and spirit. That only goes to prove that winning isn ' t everything. Varsity Girls ' Basl etball Team: Pam Vondran, CoacI? Kay Heiney, Karen Klotz, Tammy Leach, Cathy Buanno, Debi Louis, Lisa Gering, Jeanne Meyer, Mary Chester, Kathy Kortenber, Terri Fritcha. Junior Varsity Basl etball Team. Front Row: Janice Chester, Barb Kiebel, Becl y Becker, Beth Frazier, Mindy Roberts, Parri Vondran. Bacl row: Coach Kay Heiney, Amy Haus, Theresa Baker, Sally Haus, Noreen Jones, Terri Fritcha. Most Valuable Player Karen Klotz drives the baseline and looks for Tammy Leach inside. Best free throw shooter Jeanne Meyer drifts over to find an open shot. Girls ' basketball— 63 Reserve cheerleaders Lorl Heiser. Annette Miller. Gwyn Heine, Karia Ashman and Donna Thorp do a mount in a game against the Leo Lions. Craig Darnell, Dave Shifiey, Dave Bade, Butch Cheviron and Garen Marks assist the varsity cheerleaders with the line up at all home games. -N Lori Hiser crosses her fingers for some added v luck at the first game of the season against Harding. Praying that the Almighty would be with the Bulldogs is Gina Lothamer at her first basket- ball game as a cheerleader. " It ' s fun to have winning records, " Varsity cheerleader Judy Flora said. She also stated, " when you have win- ning teams, the crowd gets excited, and when the crowd starts yelling it makes it fun to cheer. " Leading the yells for varsity teams were Juniors Judy Flora, Dawn Gib- son, and Jayne Essex, along with Seniors Gina Lothamer and second year captain Corrine Lampe. Varsity cheerleaders attended a 64 — Cheerleaders JiiSiliML All the squads combine for the cheer " What ' s Chris Glaze, Gerri Laurent, Jayne Essex, a good word? " Bottom row: Karia Ashman, Linda Meyers, Amy Roberts. Third row: Judy Lori Reiser, Gwyn Heine, Dawn Gibson, Cor- Flora, Gina Lothamer. 7op.- Annette Miller. inne Lampe, Diana Stratton. Second row: Cheerleading Association Workshop at Indiana University, Bloomington, during the summer. Besides winning two first, two second and one third place ribbon, they were also deemed the squad with the most spirit, thus receiving a spirit stick. Heading the cheers for the Reserve teams was a squad composed of Sophomores Gwyn Heine, KarIa Ash- man, Donna Thorp, Annette Miller and captain Lori Heiser. Reserve cheerleaders went to the International Cheerleading Founda- tions Workshop at Franklin College where they were awarded a second place ribbon and the spirit fire- cracker. Chosen in the fall by the student body were the Freshmen cheerlead- ers, Amy Roberts, Gerri Laurent, Chris Glaze, Linda Meyers and Diana Stratton. Freshman cheerleaders Linda Meyers, Chhs Glaze, Gerri Laurent, Amy Roberts and Diana Stratton at a game against the Heritage Patri- ots. Varsity and reserve cheerleaders combine for the " We ' re from New Haven " cheer. The cheerleaders devoted many hours to practice both before and after school. They also worked closely with Sportsmanship Council and on Friday afternoons worked with Pep Club, teaching them new cheers and hand routines. Although they often became dis- couraged, victories made it all worth- while. As both the football and bas- ketball teams posted winning teams. Right Bulldog fans become excited as John Meyer IS fouled with one second remaining on the clock. Moyer sank both ends of a one and one Supporting the teams through all the wins and losses were varsity cheerleaders Gina Loth- amer. Dawn Gibson, and Corlnne Lampe. Top: Judy Flora and Jayne Essex J I .? i mm _pmHP " § " - ' r la |HVW - .. ' t " - f ._. ■1 il New Haven fans become estatic as the Bull- dogs pull within two points of the Heritage Patriots. The Bulldogs went on to lose the game. If you passed an East Allen County School bus going down the road most any Friday or Saturday night during the school year, you could probably hear the noise in your car from the various song, chants and cheers being yelled from the numer- ous Bulldog supporters on board. Many a girl was known to have lost her voice among those cheers. " P " is for party . . . , " Seniors in the front let me hear ya grunt ... " It was those fans who had two fan buses to most games and three to the Winchester vs. New Haven game about three hours away. The year before it was pure luck to get one fan bus going to a game. It was those fans who led the bas- ketball team to a co-championship of the NEIC which allowed the nets to be cut down for the first time in 1 6 years in front of many estatic fans. It was those fans who spent hours hanging crepe paper, drawing pos- ters, blowing up balloons, painting windows during sectional week to let the basketball team know they were behind them. The dictionary defines " fan " as a 66 — Bulldog supporters " Flip the Birds! " Bulldog fans again become optimistic during the game against Harding. The Bulldogs won a comeback victory 20-1 5. Sophomore Debbie Mitchell hopes for a sec- tional victory in the Bulldogs first game against Luers. Jim Vorich, Sue Grimmer, Kurt Swank and Sandy Smith vocalize their disagreement with the ref ' s decision. Hauling the victory bell to the Heritage field took a lot of work by some devoted fans. Shown with the bell are Seniors Brenda Pyle and Peg Kiebel. devotee of a sport, hobby, etc . . . The word fan could definitely be given to the numerous supporters that helped boost the varsity teams to record winning seasons. After this people should be warned with a sign on the bus, CAUTION: Estatic Bulldog fans on board or just a sign on the back saying " Win or bust! " Bulldog supporters — 67 r typ How can one readily describe the type of success this year ' s wrestling squad experienced? Can their suc- cess be categorized in the scope of how good or bad their win-loss record is? If this is so. then the grap- plers, under the direction of coach Stan Hostetler, did not reap in the fruits of success, as their 5-5 record reflected. But if their success can be terminated by individual success, which is the basis for the sport to begin with, then the Bulldogs can sit back and rest on their laurels as they advanced four grapplers to regional competition, with only two being sen- iors. Senior Rick Kinney, wrestling in the 134 pound weight class advanced to the Regionals by taking the Sectional crown at his respective weight class. Kinney who had an over all record of 6-9, finished fourth in the Regionals by losing two very close decisions. Jim Gentile, who sat out half the season with an illness fought back the second half of the year and cap- tured the Sectional crown in the 105 pound class. Gentile advanced to the semi-finals and captured third place in the competition. r The Bulldogs stand poised for the National Anthem at the beginning of a meet. Larry Nehr, Jim Gentile, Mike Velez, Mark Creger, Jeff Schultz, Rick Kinney, Garen Marks, Tom Cheviron. Brian Beci er, Jeff Brockman, Dave Pickett, Bruce Tatman. VarsWy Wrestling — Front row: Mr. Stan Hostetler, Mark Creager, Mike Velez, Kieth Attebury, Jim Gentile, Larry Neher. Middle row: Mr. Sam Mclnturf, Tom Cheviron, Garen Marks, Rick Kinney, Jeff Schultz, Larry Fabian. Back row: Mr. Hank Nietart, Bruce Tatman, Jeff Brockman, Dave Pickett, Brian Becker, Bruce Kraning. Grappler Jim Gentile and his opponent take the referee ' s position before the start of the period Gentile, after sitting out half the year, came back to win the 1 07 pound weight class Sectional crown. 68 — Wrestling ftAA A AN 132 pound Sectional champion Rick Kinney eyes his opponent at the outset of a match. — Rick advanced to regional competition and placed fourth. . ' - The referee raised Senior Mike Velez ' s arm in vic- tory after the conclusion of this match. Mike had the second best record on the squad at an 11 -2 mark. Sectional runner-up Larry Neher, only a Freshman grabs three points in a move on his opponent. Larry placed third In the Reglonals. Wrestling — 69 Two surprises in Coach Hosteller ' s grab bag of grappiers were two underclassmen, Tonn Cheviron, a sophomore, and Larry Neher, a fresh- man. Cheviron, wrestling in the 147 pound weight class also captured the Sectional Championship. Cheviron, like Kinney in the Regionals, narrowly missed capturing third place by losing two very close matches. Freshman Larry Neher was the only one of the four grappiers advancing to the Regionals who had not won a Sectional crown. Neher was the Sectional runner-up in the 98 pound weight class, but got due revenge by clinching third place when he defeated the man who had beat him in the Sectionals. The number one thorn in Coach Hostetler ' s side this year was the lack of participation. The squad had to wrestle without a heavyweight for the entire year and thus a defeat at the end of a match more times than not cost the Bulldogs a defeat when the going was close, making their 5-5 record deceiving. As for personal records, the grap- piers were lead by team captain Mark Creager, and Mike Velez. Both men were seasoned veterans who posted 14-1 and 11-2 records respectively. Both grappiers met unfortunate ends during the sectionals as they were defeated early. Brian Becker and Ills opponent jostle for an opening so that a move could be made and a point scored. Above. The referee declares Sophomore Tom Cheviron the champ in a close decision over his Northrop opponent. Left. Mike Velez administers a hold on his opponent during the early minutes of a match. Mike was one of the team leaders all year as his 1 1 -2 records shows. 70— W resiling WSiL ' lLL TA 6AA AAAAAM Right. Senior Marl Creager plans his strategy to win his match. Marl was Co-Captain and boasted a 14-1 record. Below. Varsity coach, Mr. Stan Hostetler talks to a visiting coach prior to a honne match. " -A3 — y % , m . hav. ' ! h itvuy( ll ' ESTUHr ' ' M ' eis i ' 1% e,F .wW; ' ilh f " RESERVE WRESTLING: Front Row: Mike Davis, Larry Lash, Kenny Knepp, Tim Lambert, Jeff Velex, Mike Farell. Second Row: Mike Shearer, Dick Augenstein, Steve Andrus, Terry Smith, Dave Reimschel, Pat Harper, Tim Gremaux. Back Row: Stan Hostetler, Sam Mclnturff, Hank Nietert, Steve Bricker, Kevin Wacasey. Wrestling— 71 Outstanding Freshman gymnast Amy Roberts perlormed exceptionally well in her first year of competition as she advanced to the regional level in all-round competiton Front rowBarb Kiebel. Debbie Cheatham, Kathy Waldron. Jennifer Rohyans, Amy Talbot, Yvonne Nofziger, Lisa Padgett, Judy Flora, Cindy Cunningham, Lynne Jury, Linda Forsyth, Becky Becker. Back row.Mrs, Jody Miller, Gerri Laurent, Debbie Cunningham, Linda Meyers, Amy Roberts, Marina Hechler, Pam Voss. Julie Eiden, Laura Hathaway, Nancy Richardson, Karen Critchfield, Sandy Vroman, Head Coach Mrs. Diar e Lake. As the crowd watches with mixed emotions Senior Debbie Cheatam performs on the bal- ance beam with the grace and skill of an advanced gymnast. l .ft mM M( ' Gymnosts balance on future hopes V This year ' s girls ' gymnastics team under the direction of Coach Diane Lake combined an unusual chemistry of underclassmen and very few seniors, then sat back and hoped things would congeal in the proper mixture needed for a suc- cessful season on the mats. It took a while though, as is the case with a large number of freshmen, to conquer the butterflies and the stagefright. Their inexperience was Cymnaslics — 72 Summing up her routine on the balance beam Junior Dawn Gibson finishes with a back hand-spring dismount. Dawn proved to be a very valuable asset to the team this year. After finishing a successful dismount on her final vaulting attempt Junior Cindy Cunning- ham earns a first place. Intermediate gymnast sophomore Julie Eiden prepares to complete a forward roll in the bal- ance beam competiton against the host team Harding Hawks. ■ basically the lock that kept the gymnasts from walking through the door of a good year. Not that the gymnastics team had a bad year, though their 4-6 record seemed to disprove that, many of the more unheralded girls stepped into the limelight and got the job done when bad luck would strike at the wrong times. Two freshmen. Amy Roberts and Marina Hechler took firsts and sec- onds respectively in the intermedi- ate floor excercises at Sectionals and then advanced to Regional competition. They stepped in after Judy Flora and Dawn Gibson, team leaders throughout the better part of the season ran into some bad luck and failed to get out of the Sectionals. None of the gymnasts can be ashamed for the job they did this year. With Debbie Cheatham, the only senior on the squad, leaving through graduation, the squad can look for better things in the coming year. Coach Lake will literally have everybody back, back with a year of experience under their belts. It inexperience caused the downfall of this year ' s hopes of a prosper- ous record, experience will bolster the hopes of pulling off a winner. Gymnastics — 73 Right. Track Captain, Senior Scott Coffman, mile runner, comes around tine final turn dur- ing a meet against the Heritage Patriots. Two miler. Senior Chris Laurent keeps the pace with his Dwenger opponent. Junior Brad Stephens is right behind their pace. The New Haven track team under head coach Pat Monaghan, had what you might call, " just another season. " Although they finished first only twice, they finished respectively in most meets. The track team has what looks to be a very bright future for the next few years. The under- classmen did well this year and hope- fully will get better as they mature. Some of the outstanding under- classmen were Mike Sickafoose who won regionals in shot-put and went to tate Mike has made on his own per- sonal goals by setting the school record in the shot-put by throwing it 59 ' 9 " . Also coming back with prom- ise is Troy Zimmerman in the mile, Greg Shultz in the pole vault, Mark Hellinger in the 880, Clandis Baker and Greg Osborn in the hurdles. Jeff Brockman and Greg Bischoff are very good hopefuls in the field events. Even though a crew like that and more are going to be back the Cin- dermen are still going to miss people like Tim Bennett, who Coach Mona- ghan says is one of the best shot-put- ters he has ever coached for his height and weight, The team will also miss the ace of the Mile relay team, Jeff Bilik, Team Captain Scott Coffman, Long Dis- tance runner Chris Laurent, Captain of the field events, Dave Shifley and 440 man John Ridgway. All these are going to be hard to replace, but with the coming up underclassmen, there is a bright future ahead for the New Haven track team. I A good hopeful for the coming years is Soph- omore Tom Cheviron who clears the vault for another good jump. 1 rJU-ta- Above is the picture of the distance runners of the 1976 track team and to the left are this years sprinters. DISTANCE RUNNERS. Front Row: Neil Swartz, Scott Coffman, Terry Screeton, Rich Augenstine, Craig Bryant, Don Gentile, Chris Laurent, Mark Hellinger. Back Row: Coach Mulligan, Ron Laurent, Scott Crosley, Brad Stephens, Mike Nomina, Greg Hubbert, Craig Darnell, Tom Matthew s, Jim Davisdson, Pat Beuchel. SPRINTERS. Front Row. Mike Vidra, Tim Gremaux, Dave Matthews, Stu Mcintosh, Mike Crisler. Second Row. Coach Bill Parman, Eric Bilik, Jeff Bilik, Troy Zimmerman, John Ridgway, Gary Goodwin, Jim Lothamer, Clandis Baker, Greg Osborn, Kenny Knepp, Mike Robbins, Rick Hiser, Manager John Thompson. Senior Jeff Bilik breaks Ihe string to win the Mile Relay for the Bulldogs in the meet against Heritage. FIELD EVENTS. Front Row Greg Schultz. Ron Roberts. Terry Smith, Steve Markley. Mike Davis, Dave Pickett. Second Row. Jeff Brockman, Tom Cheviron, Stan Bradtmueiler, Keith Atteberry. Bill Jeffords, Mike Cunegin. Standing — Back Row. Coach Pat Monaghan. Jeff Schultz. Mike Sickafoose. Greg Bischoff, Kent Snyder, Kurt Swank. Jeff Mellinger, Dave Shifley. Showing the expressions of a hardworking shot-putter is Junior Mike Sickfoose as he releases one of his record breaking puts. 9 f f 76— Track Reaching for more power. Senior Mark Osborn drives off the first tee in a victory against Wayne High School. Exhibiting perfect form, Junior Keith Prine hits his second shot in hopes of a birdie. After completing his swing, Senior Mark Osborn follows the flight of his shot down the number one fairway during a match against Heritage. 2 ' - i Bending over the hole to retrieve the ball from the cup after completing the final touches with his putter is Junior Brian Lothamer. After a smooth stroke Junior Dave Blumen- hurst keeps his eye on the ball as it flys down the first fairway. Frontrow: Ron Forks, Dave Blumenhurst, Brian Lothamer. Back row: Coach Frank Clark, Mark Osborn, Keith Prine. In comparison to recent New iaven golf teams, this year ' s team vas not as successful. They earned a ;econd place finish in the NEIC losing )nly to host Dekalb by two strokes. The linksmen came back to take irst in the Angola Invitational, with )ave Blumenhurst taking medalist lonors. But, when Sectional time rolled around the linksmen had their problems. The New Haven team fin- ished a respectable sixth place con- sidering number one man Dave Blu- menhurst suffered a car accident two days before the tournament and was unable to play. With a record of 14 wins and 8 losses the future looks bright, as they will lose only one varsity member that being Mark Osborn. Returning will be Brian Lothamer, who had good fin- ishes in both the Angola and Sec- tional tournaments. Also returning will be Keith Prine, Dave Blumenhurst, Ron Forks, and Steve Andrus. Coach Kay Heiney, the mentor ot the girls ' tennis team had a problem as she gathered her handful of hope- fuls for the 1976 season. She had only four Seniors on the entire squad to work with. After those four girls, with whom much of the experience in actual tennis competition belongs, the rest of the squad was comprised of Sophomores and Freshmen, with a sprinkling of Juniors here and there. With inexperience a major prob- lem, the load of carrying the team fell In the climax of her backswing, number two singles player Sue Holt, begins her serve. Sue IS one of the few nelters back from last year who played regularly. I Front row: Debby Cocklln, Mary Chester, Janice Chester, Sue Holt. Cindy Cunningham, Barb Kiebel, Jamae Stephens, Back row: Coach Kay Heiney, Teri Fritcha, Pam Sickafoose, Norene Jones, Cathy Buanno, Lisa Gering, Cathy Sickafoose, Patricia Wormcastle. Number one seeded singles player, Julie Vorst, returns a volley with a drop shot of her own. Being number one all year, Julie brought home a majority of the team ' s wins. on the shoulders of the four Seniors: Julie Vorst, the number one seeded singles player; Lisa Gering and Mary Chester, the top ranked doubles team; and Cathy Buanno, half of the number two doubles team, and more times than not they couldn ' t do it all, and thus the reason for their 2-9 sea- son. Not that the entire blame of the los- ing is on the Freshmen and Sopho- mores, they held their own for much of their time on the courts. The 6-0, 6- 1 defeats on their parts looked deceiving, the games often went much into deuce and wound up much closer than it looked on paper. They say experience makes its own breaks. If so, then such is the solution to this year ' s woes. With only four Seniors leaving through graduation, experience is going to be the key to success, for next year ' s squad as Sue Holt, Norene Jones, Cathy Sickafoose, Pam Sickafoose, Cathy Kortenber, Jamie Stephens, Karen Klotz, Cunningham, and Barb Kiebel up the list of those returning. ndy Ci head Arching to get the most from her serve, Barb Kiebel eyes the ball as she prepares to hit southpaw style. Drilling a forehand shot down the baseline, Cathy Sickafoose returns a serve. Being a freshman, Cathy got the distinction of being the only " rookie " to play regularly. NO , N OT TM, " F When the New Haven Bulldogs 1976 Baseball Squad started out the year, the members of the team set down three basic goals which they wished to accomplish by the sea- son ' s end. One was to finish above 500, they did, finishing with a 15-13 record. Two, they wanted to win the conference. The diamondmen tied for the championship with four other teams in the NEIAC, thus bringing home their second conference crown in three years. Thirdly, the Bulldogs r W v ' r Shiftin g into high gear, Mark Hevel rounds third and heads for home in action against Northrop. Ivlark ' s bat proved to be an offense asset as he hit .357. V Getting the number two pitching job, Jay Metzger proved that he could hold his own on the mound. His high point of the year was a 2- four hitter against East Noble where he struck out 10. wanted to win a sectional, something the diamondmen haven ' t done since 1971. Well, two out of three ain ' t all that bad. 1976 was supposed to be one of those years that Don Huml ' s dia- mondmen were to put it all together. The squad had a strong mound staff, and some sticks at the plate, but then things started to happen. Two of the three returning starters did not go out for the team, and the hot sticks sud- denly went very cold. After the first ten games, the team sported a 3-7 record and boasted a team batting average that hovered around .200. Something needed to be done, prac- tice didn ' t help, maybe extra prac- tices hurt more than they helped, it was something that the players had to work out on their own, and sooner or later they did. Sporting an unimpres- sive 8-8 record, the Bulldogs, took things into their own hands and busted out of their slump. Their record jumped to 13-8 and the bat- ting averages soared as six players batted above .300. One of the two most experienced ball players on Coach Huml ' s squad, catcher Gayle Shaf- fer displays the swing that brought him a solid .365 average. Making contact with the pitch is second base- man Rick Kinney, Kinney batted second for the better part of the year and hit .286. " « " » , ■ P ' ( ' W( !«=? m DAN BROWN DRAFTED BY CHICAGO CUBS VARSITY. Front row. Mike Davis. Mark Van Driesche. Dave Lowe. Sam Laurent. Rick Stevens. Steve Griggs. Mark Hevel, John Suciu. Randy Partridge. Back row. Dick Griggs. Fred Cass. Rick Kinney. Randy Kummer. Dan Brown, Steve HeveL Jay Metzger. Gayle Shafter. Steve Shaffer, and Don Hunnl. Lower Left. Senior Steve Hevel strikes out. This game was to be played at the Garrett field but because of ram it was moved to New Haven. The scoreboard Indicates visitors ahead and because It was to be played at Gar- rett. NHHS became the visitors at their own stadium. Freshman Larry Neher takes a practice swing dunng a reserve game. Larry also competed in varsity wrestling. Upper left. Dan Brown hurls his last pitch for his second no hitter this season. Upper right. A hopeful pitcher for future bull- dog pens is Jim Short. Above. Members of the ' purple machine ' wait their turn at bat. Lower left. Members of the 1976 Junior Var- sity team Baseball— 85 Seniors of 76 graduate in the midst of campaign speeches the ' Buij ' centennial Varsity cheerleader Corinne Lampe talks to her younger sister Natalie before the start of a home varsity game. Senior Aimee Johnson takes a few minutes during halftimeto " people watch " . BLUES. . . Senior Mark VanTilburg plays some blues tunes during the Happening ' 76 talent show. Blues Osborn goes up for a rebound in the Bulldogs first sectional game against the Bishop Luers Knights. The Bulldogs squeaked through with a 47-45 victory. Spirit of ' 76 . . . one of the many posters made to bacl the Bulldogs to a sectional vic- tory is displayed in the Seniors ' winning sec- tional hall. " Senior! " " We ' re number one! " Homecoming, Sweetheart Dance, Sadie Hawkins, Prom, Senior Dinner Dance, Graduation — memories. " That Down Home Feeling ... " who can forget all the special occa- sions, the get together of friends tor good times. " Going through the happy times of winning seasons, together, all sharing the victories. " Gaining new friendships, working hard to win the first place awards for the Homecoming float, Homecoming gym decorations. Sectional Hall or just working to get enough money for the best Senior Dinner Dance or roses for graduation. Four years together, more in most cases, suddenly ends. We ' ll all go on but times won ' t be the same, we won ' t be as carefree or as at home. " That Down Home Feeling ... " makes NHHS ours. Greeting his parents during the pregame cer- emonies for the Seniors ' last home game is Senior Scott Reifsnider with his parents Mr. Mrs. John Reifsnider. The Bulldogs won the game along with the NEIC championship. Partly because of tradition and partly for recognition came the senior prank with three garbage bags of confetti, a beer can for each teacher with their name on it, and a few shoe polished windows letting underclass- men know what the word senior meant. As the year came to an end the Senior Dinner Dance was held at Goeglein ' s Barn with music from " Destiny " Following the dinner dance many goodbye tears were shed when everyone finally realized that four years of sharing good times had come to an end. Senior activities were lead by Jay Metzger — president, Patty Snyder — vice president, Nancy Maddox — sec- retary. Sue Johnson— treasurer. 1 Ib rij 1 1 1 B L 1 1 H iM KV BmH im 1 1 1 1 8 This year seniors dressed up for Halloween Shown above are Lynn Schmidt dressed as a little girl and Kay Elsea as an angel. Top: Karen Finley, Diane Steigerwald and Glenda Doty ride in the Senior Girls ' car in the Homecoming parade. Above: Senior boys Mike Velez, Karl Hans, Tom Bennett, John Mclntire and Mike Gune- gin relax while singing their song during " Happening 76 " . TIMOTHY ANDERSON— Track 2,3. DAVID E BADE — Band 2; Football 4; Track 3. LARRY E. BARROW JANE M. BAYSE — Swing Choir 4; Concert Choir 2- 4. SHEILA M. BEACH. REX R. BELL. THOMAS E. BEN- DER. TIMOTHY E. BENNETT— Football 4; Track 2- 4. THOMAS E. BENNETT— HERALD 2-4; MIRAGE 2-4; Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 3,4; Letterman 3,4; Sportsmanship Council 2; Boys ' Boosters 3- Ger- man Club 2-4; Chess Club 2; Football 2-4; Basket- ball 2-4; Track 2-4. JEFFREY J. BILIK— Letterman 4; FCA 3,4; Football 2; Cross Country 3,4; Track 2- 4. SALLY S. BINGMAN— Pep Club 2; Spanish Club 3. HELEN M. BLETZACKER. BRADLEY D. BLOSSER— German Club 2. DIANE J. BOWERS— Honor Society; Concert Choir 3,4; Girls ' Glee 2; Pep Club 3,4; Wrestlerette 3,4; Bowling Club 3; Tennis 3,4. TERESA A. BRADTMILLER— Pep Club 2,3; Concert Choir 3,4; Girls ' Glee 2. KAREN J. BREMER — Honor Society; Student Congress 4. DANIEL P. BROWN— HERALD 3,4; MIRAGE 4; Let- terman 3; FCA 3; Basketball 2-3; Baseball 2-4. CATHERINE A. BUANNO— Pep Club 2,3; Volleyball 2-4; Basketball 2-4; GAA 3,4; Intramurals 2-4. DEBORAH S. BULTEMEYER— MIRAGE 4; Concert Choir 4; Girls ' Glee 2,3. DEBRA P. CHEATHAM — OEA 4; Clerical Lab 4; Gymnastics 2-4. MARY E. CHESTER— Honor Society; NFL 3,4; Pep Club 3; Wrestlerette 3,4; German Club 3,4; Bowling Club 3; Basketball 3,4; Tennis 3,4; Volleyball 2-4; GAA 2,3. STANLEY J. CHEVIRON— Letterman 3; Football 2-4; Wrestling 2,3; Track 2,3. NANCY M. CHEW— Band 2-4; Science Club 4; German Club 2,3; AYH 4. SCOTT D. COFFMAN— Masque Gavel 2-4; Swing Choir 3; Concert Choir 2,3; FCA 4; Science Club 3,4; Cross Country 2-4; Track 2-4. MARY A. COLE— Honor Society: NFL 2: French Club 2,3. CYNTHIA L CREAGER — Swing Choir 4; Concert Choir 4; Girls ' Glee 2. MARK E. CREAGER —Wrestling 2-4. TED D. CREAGER. RENEE E. CRITCHFIELD— German Club 2; Clerical Lab 4: Basketball 2: Gymnastics 3; GAA 2; Intramu- rals 2.3, KEVIN E. CROW. MICHAEL W. CUNEGIN — MIRAGE 3.4: Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 3,4; Boys ' Boosters 3; Pep Club 4; Class Council 2; Bas- ketball 2-4; Track 3. DIANE D. DALY— Band 2,3; Sportsmanship Council 4; Art Club 2-4; Spanish Club 2,3; Science Club 4. MARGLO R. DAVIS. MICHAEL D. DEMARCO— FCA 2-4; Football 2.3; Wrestling 2-4; Baseball 4. HAROLD S. DEVAUX— Band 2; Football 2,3; Wres- tling 2,3. WILLIAM F. DILLMAN. SUSAN J. DIXON— Honor Society; Band 2-4; Sci- ence Club 4. DANIEL D, DOMINIQUE. GLENDA K. DOTY. KATHERINE E. DUPONT— Honor Society; Student Congress 3; VISION 3,4; Masque Gavel 2- 4; NFL 3,4; Swing Choir 4; Concert Choir 3,4; Girls ' Glee 2; Pep Club 3; Wrestlerette 2-4; Bat Girl 2; Fine Arts Club 3,4; Spanish Club 2-4. DOUGLAS L. EBY— Football 2,3; Basketball 2; Track 2,3. RITA M. EHINGER— Clerical Lab 4. KATHRYN A. ELSEA— Honor Society; Student Con- gress 2-4; Band 2-4; Pom-Pon 2,3; Olympian 4. DOROTHY E. ENGLISH— Girls ' Glee 3; Pep Club 2; Sportsmanship Council 2; German Club 2,3. JOEL W. ESSEX. LARRY E. FABIAN— German Club 2-4; Bowling Club 4; Wrestling 3,4; Golf 2,3. CLIN- TON S. FAETH. KAREN J. FINLEY— Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 3,4; Girls ' Glee 2; Clerical Lab 4. KIM FISCHER— MIRAGE 2,3; Clerical Lab. STE- PHANIE FLOTOW. MARGIE T. GABET— Volleyball 2,3; GAA 2-4; Intramurals 2. AIMEE J. GAGNON- OEA 3; Clerical Lab 4; Intramurals 2. DAVID L. GARMAN. DRENDA L. GEBERT— Band 2- 4; Swing Choir 4; Concert Choir 3. JAMES R. GEIST —Football 2,3; Wrestling 2,3; Track 2,3. JIM GEN- TILE — Letterman 2-4; Wrestling 2-4. LISA H. GERING— Student Congress 3,4; HERALD 3,4; VISION 3,4; Wrestlerette 3,4; Fine Arts Club 3,4; AYH 3,4; Volleyball 2-4; Tennis 2-4; Basketball 2-4; GAA 2,3. SUSAN GIBSON— Band 2-4; Pep Club 2. RENEE S. GIRARDOT. SUSAN M. GLASSCOCK— Band 2-4; Pep Club 2-4; German Club 2,3. GARY GORDON— Letterman 3,4; Football 2-4; Bas- ketball 2,3. STEVEN R. GRIGGS— Bowling Club 4; Baseball 2-4. GREGORY GRIMMER— Track 2; Baseball 2-4. DAVID A. GROSS— Baseball 2,3. MICHAEL L. GUENTHER— NFL 2; Science Club 4; German Club 2-4; Chess Club 2; Bowling Club 4. ANDREA E. HALPIN— Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 3,4; Girls ' Glee 2; French Club 2,3. VICKI L. HAMILTON— Band 2; Pep Club 2; Art Club 2-4. KARL R. HANS — Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 3,4; Boys ' Boosters 2,3; Fine Arts Club 3,4; Bowling Club 2-4; AYH 3,4; Track 2-4. JEFFREY L. HARRINGTON— Bowling Club 3. KIM S. HAUKE — Honor Society; Student Congress 2; Concert Choir 3,4; Girls ' Glee 2; Pep Club 3; Wrest- lerette 4; Science Club 4; Spanish Club 2-4; Volley- ball 2. LAURA A. HECKLER— Pep Club 2-4; Basket- ball 4; GAA 3. STEVEN D. HEVEL— Letterman 4; FCA 2-4; Cross Country 2-4; Basketball 2,3; Base- ball 2-4. Seniors — 91 c E a; en 0) CD E _ - c O Left; Showing his famous " Der " grin is senior Garen Marks wearing his goggles to prepare for metals class. Below: During activity period senior girls gathered to build this pyramid. Top row: Deb Bultemeyer, Nan Lille, Middle row: Lori Hyman, Brenda Pyle, Gina Lothamer, Bottom row: Jill Losher, Angle Schaadt, Sandy Myers, Renee Gira rdot When not starring in their respective sports of basketball and baseball, seniors Mark Osborn and Dan Brown may be found goofing around in the halls. VIRGINIA A. HICKS. KATHERYN S. HILL— OEA 3; Art Club 4; Gymnastics 2. DONALD W. HOLCOMB —Football 2,4; Wrestling 3. KEVIN E. HUGENARD. SALLY J. HUNTER— Pep Club 3; Y-Teens 3. LORI D. HYMAN— MIRAGE 4; Girls ' Glee 3; Sportsman- stiip Council 3,4; Fine Arts Club 4; Clerical Lab 4; GAA 3. JACKIE F. IKERD. JEFFERY W. IKERD. ROBERT J. ISENBARGER— Wrestling 2; Class Offi- cer 2. AIMEE L. JOHNSON— Honor Society; Band 2-4; Highlights 3,4. CARL D. JOHNSON. SUE A. JOHNSON— Student Congress 2,4; Girls ' Glee 2; Concert Choir 3; Sportsmanship Council 2; Fine Arts Club 3,4; French Club 2-4. JUDI E. KALKO. MARY E. KELTY— OEA 3,4; Cleri- cal Lab 4. KIM K ERN. MARGARET A. KIEBEL— Stu- dent Congress 2,3; Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 3,4; Girls ' Glee 2; Sportsmanship Council 3,4; GAA 2,3. RICHARD W. KINNEY— Letterman 4; Wrestling 3,4; Baseball 2-4. BRENT L. KISER— Boys ' Boosters 3; Industrial Arts Club 2-4; Track 2. DENISE M. KLEIN- RICHERT. ANN M. KLOTZ— Band 2,3. JOAN E. KNOBLAUCH— Pep Club 2; OEA 3,4; Clerical Lab; Bowling Club 3; GAA 2. JEAN M. KOE- NEMANN — Student Congress 3,4; Masque Gavel 3,4; Band 2-4; Concert Choir 4; German Club 2-4; Future Nurses 2-4. CHERYL L. KRUSE— HERALD 3,4; Clerical Lab 4; Y-Teens 2-4. CORINNE A. LAMPE — Student Congress 3; Band 2-4; Concert Choir 3; Cheerleader 2-4; Pep Club 2-4; Bat Girl 2- 4; German Club 2-4. MiCHELE A LASH — MIRAGE 4: Masque Gavel 3.4; S ' .Mnc Choir 3 4, Concert Choir 3.4; Girls ' Glee 2: Pep Cidb 3 4, Basketball 4; Vollevball 2-4, CHRIS- TOPHER L, LAURENT— Lettermarn 4; FCA 2; Cross Countrv 2-4; Wrestling 2; Track 2-4. KENNY B, LAWSON — Boys ' Boosters 3; German Club 2-4. PETER W. LI — Honor Society; Student Congress 2- 4; Masque Gavel 2; Science Club 4; German Club 2.4; Rifle Club 4; Wrestlings. DIANA L. LICHTSINN— HEARLD 4. NANETTE J. LILIE — Concert Choir 3.4; Girls ' Glee 2; Pep Club 2.3; Sportsmanship Council 4; Fine Arts Club 3,4; Basketball 3, TAMARA L, LIPFORD — Student Con- gress 2-4; Masque Gavel 2-4; NFL 3,4; Pep Club 2.3; JCL 3.4; German Club 2-4. SUSAN K. LONER- GAN— Volleyball 2 JILL A. LOSHER— Band 2-4; Pom Pon 2-4; Concert Choir 4; Girls ' Glee 3; Sportsmanship Council 4; Bowling Club 4; Gymnastics 2, GINA M, LOTH- AMER — Honor Society; MIRAGE 4; Cheerleader 4; Pep Club 4; Sportsmanship Council 4. MARJORIE M. LOUDEN — Honor Society; Masque Gavel 3,4; Concert Choir 3.4; Girts ' Glee 2; Pep Club 3; Wrest- lerette 2-4; Bat Girl 2.3; OEA 3; Bowling Club 3 ROBERT G. LOVE— Letterman 4; Football 2-4; Bas- ketball 2-4. ANTHONY E. LYNCH— Industnal Arts Club 4; Wres- tling 2. NANCY I. MADDOX — Honor Society; Stu- dent Congress 4; Concert Choir 3; Girls ' Glee 2; Sportsmanship Council 2-4; Pep Club 3,4; Fine Arts Club 3; Science Club 4; French Club 2-4. KAREN A MAHAN, GAREN P MARKS — Football 3 4 Wres- tling 2-4; Baseball 2-4 CHERYL A, MARONEY, STEVEN D. MASON— Bowling Club 4. CHARMAINE A. MCCOLLUM. TERRY W. MCCOMB — Baseball 2-4. BRENDA K, MCGILL— Band 2; Spanish Club 2, DENNIS J. MCHENRY. JOHN K. MCINTIRE— Band 2-4; Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 3,4; Spanish Club 2. NANETTE L. MEAUX— Honor Society; Band 2-4; French Club 2-4. Seniors take Homecoming firsts The Seniors were the smallest class in school this year with approximately 210 members. Sixty percent ot them, however, were half day students who were occupied with a job or voca- tional school training. It was understandable to see the Seniors with sparse attendance at pep sessions, but this didn ' t put a damper on the spirits of the ones who were there. To show their cornlness many Sen- ors dressed up for Halloween. Kay Elsea portrayed herself as an angel, and Lynn Schmidt dressed as a little girl. The Seniors also had class dress- up and dress-down days. On dress- up day everyone came In his best outfit. Dress-down day saw most Sen- iors come looking like bums in their jeans and overalls. Senior officers for the Class of 76 were Sec- retary Nancy Maddox, Vice-president Patty Snyder, President Jay Metzger, Treasurer Sue Jotinson. Senior Ann Klotz models the dress which she made while in sewing class, Ann was also in one of the woodworking classes and built a sewing cabinet Seniors display their spirit with this poster made during Homecoming week. Seniors come to an end JAY A. METZGER — Student Congress 4: Football 2,3: Baseball 2,3- TOM A. MEYER— Basketball 2. KAY A, MINICK. DEMISE A. MITCHELL, JERRY L. MOHR — Intramurals 2 JONI L MOORE —MIRAGE 2; Clerical Lab. JOHN N. MOYER— Football 2-4, Basketball 2-4: Baseball 2-4, SANDRA K MYERS — Band 2,3: Girls ' Glee 3: Sportsmanship Council 3: Fine Arts Club 4: Bowling Club 4, TAMMY K, OEHLER — Swing Ctioir 4; Concert Choir 4; Girls ' Glee 2,3: Sportsmanship Council 2-4: Cheerleader 2,3: Fine Arts Club 4. PAMELAS, OKULY — Honor Society: Student Congress 2-4; Band 2.3, MARK A, OSBORN— Honor Society: MIRAGE 4: Football 2,3: Basketball 2-4. MICHAEL E. PARRIS — Art Club 4 JOHN J POLICE, MICHAEL A, PRATT— HERALD 4: MIRAGE 4. BRENDA K. PYLE— MIRAGE 4: Sportsmanship Council 3,4: Fine Arts Club 4; Cleri- cal Lab: GAA 3,4, DIANE C. QUANDT. TERRY L, REED. ROBERT R. REICHHART. SCOTT J. REIFSNIDER— MIRAGE 4: Basketball 2-4: Base- ball 2-4. JOHN L. RIDGWAY— Honor Society: Cross Country 4: Track 2-4 TIMOTHY G RINKER — Honor Society: Band 2: Ger- man Club 2: Wrestling 2: Golf 2. DAVID J. ROGERS — Football 2-4; Baseball 3. WAYNE J, ROGERS — Football 2-4, Golf 2,3, LUANE A, RONDOT— Pep Club 2 only to begin again MARYANN L, RORICK— Art Club 2,3; OEA 3; Cleri- cal Lab 4. CAROLYN M. ROSSWURM— Art Club 2 Clerical Lab 4. MICHAEL A, ROTH— Ban d 2,4- Ger- man Club 2,3- DEBORAH S. SAMRA— Honor Soci- ety; OEA 2-4; Clerical Lab 4. CHARLES W. SANDERSON. ANGELA M. SCHAADT —OEA 3. THOMAS K. SCHLUP— JCL 2-4. LINDA S. SCHMIDT— HERALD 3,4; VISION 3,4. CHRISTEL V. SCHMIDTKE. DANIEL P. SCHNEIDER —Band 3,4. JENNIFER S. SCHWARTZ. JEANNE SEITZ. GAYLE A. SHAFFER— Football 2-4; Basketball 2 Baseball 2-4. LORI L. SHAW— Honor Society; Swing Ctioir 3,4; Concert Choir 3,4; Girls ' Glee 2. DAVID T. SHIPLEY- MIRAGE 4; Letterman 4; FCA 4; Science Club 3,4; Football 2-4; Track 2-4 ANETA J. SICKLES— Pep Club 2,3. ALEX SKALECKI— HERALD 3,4; MIRAGE 4; VISION 3,4; Masque Gavel 4; Concert Choir 4; Fine Arts Club 4; Science Club 4; OEA 3,4. JUDY E. SMITH— Girls ' Glee 2,3. PATRICIA S. SNYDER— Student Congress 4; Class Council 4; MIRAGE 2-4 Editor; Sportsmanship Council 4; Pep Club 2-4; Fine Arts Club 3,4; Quill Scroll 3.4; French Club 2,3; Cleri- cal Lab 4. MICHAEL L. STAUFFER— Boys ' Boosters 3; Bowling Club 2-4. DIANN M. STEIGERWALD— Clencal Lab 4. LESTER STEIGERWALD. LUANN STEPHENSON— Honor Society; Intramurals 2. LAURIE E. STEVENS. Seniors — 97 Kleinrichert, Lothamer, Werling take top honors Denise will attend St. Francis Col- lege where she has received a schol- arship. She will nnajor in business administration. Gina plans to attend Indiana-Pur- due at Fort Wayne where she will study nursing. Denise Kleinrichert (lett), Gina Lothamer (center), and Darwin Wer- ling (right) were selected as Co- Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Senior Class of 1976. Darwin will not attend college although his future plans are in the field of agriculture. Their speeches were given at th( commencement exercises May 27 a th e Memorial Coliseum. ROBERT D. STEVENS — Football 2,3; Baseball CYNTHIA L. STIER. TIMOTHY D STRATTO BRYAN C. STURGILL— Band 2-4. DN. m LINDA M. SWARTZ. STEVEN M. SWEET. PATTY A. TALBOTT— Pep Club 2; Art Club 3,4; Spanish Club 2. MARGARET M. TATMAN— German Club 2; Cleri- cal Lab. BARRY E. TAYLOR— Honor Society; NFL 3; Sci- ence Club 3,4; French Club. SCOTT A. TEEPLE. TONDALEI THOMAS. DALE R. TORREZ— Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 2-4; Spanish Club 3,4. JANE L. TROWBRIDGE— Girls ' Glee 2; Clerical Lab. SUSAN L. TRZYNKA— Girls ' Glee 3; German Club 2; Clerical Lab. TOM A. TRZYNKA. PHYLLIS J. VACHON — Honor Society; Concert Choir 3,4; Girls ' Glee 2,3; Spanish Club 2. MARK A. VANTILBURG— HERALD 2-4; MIRAGE 2- 4; Band 2-4; Chess Club 3,4. MICHAEL J. VELEZ— Swing Choir 4; Concert Choir 4; Letterman 4; Boys ' Boosters 3; Spanish Club 3,4; Wrestling 2-4; Track 3,4. PAT VILLALBA— Spanish Club 4. JAMES A. VORICH — Swing Choir 4; Concert Choir 4; Boys ' Boosters 3; AYH 3,4; Track 3. JULIE A. VORST — Sportsmanship Council 2; Ger- man Club 2; Tennis 3; Volleyball 2. MICHAEL J. VOWLES— Swing Choir 3,4; Concert Choir 3,4; Boys ' Boosters 2,3; Bowling Club 4; German Club 2. RONATTA K. WALDRON. VALERIE S. WALLACE — Concert Choir 3,4; Girls ' Glee 2; Spanish Club 3,4. Seniors — 99 :ynTHIA L. WEIDA— VISION: Girls ' Glee 2: Pep Club 3,4: Wrestlerette 2-4: Bat Girl 2,3: Spanish Club 3 4. REBECCA F. WEIKEL— Concert Choir 3.4: Girls ' Glee 2: Fine Arts Club 3,4. DARWIN WER- LING — Honor Society: German Club 2-4. KATHY L. WICHERN — Girls ' Glee 3. RICHARD A. WOLF- RHONDA YARIAN. -Television Club 4: Golf 2-4 Honor Society members left to right: Terry McComb, Tim Rmker, Mrs. Virginia West, Mark Osborn, Mary Chester, Diane Bowers, Sue Dixon, Denise Kleinrichert, Kim Hauke, Kathy Dupont, LuAnn Stephenson, Gina Lothamer, Diane Daly, Kay Elsea, Karen Bremer, Pam Okuly, Lori Shaw, Aimee Johnson, Margie Louden, Debbie Samra. Down slide: Darwin Werling, John Ridgeway, Larry Fabian, Barry Taylor, Peggy Kiebel, Scott Coftman, Peter Li, Nancy Maddox, Nanette Meaux. 100 — Seniors 1 . Gina Lothamer — Mr. Mrs. Wilbur Lothamer 2. Shelly Lash — Mr. Mrs. Richard Lash 3. Debbie Bultemeyer — Mr. Mrs. Roland Bultemeyer 4. Kathy Hill— Mr. Mrs. John Hill 5. Renee Critchfield — Mr. Mrs. William Critchfield 6. Tim Rinker — Mr. Mrs. Gwen Pinker 7. Joan Knoblauch — Mr. Mrs. Ronald Knoblauch 8. Patty Snyder — Mr. Mrs. Harold Snyder 9. Nancy Maddox — Mr. Mrs. William Maddox 1 0. Sue Johnson — Mr. Mrs. Robert D. Johnson 1 1 . Mary Chester — Mr. Mrs. Richard Chester 1 2. Cindy Weida — Mr. Mrs. Dale Weida 13. Diane Bowers — Mr. Mrs. Manfred Bowers 14. Teresa Bradtmiller — Mr. Mrs. Lester Bradtmiller 1 5. Debbie Samra — Mr. Mrs. Alfred Samra 16. Jackie Ikerd — Mr. Mrs. Donald Ikerd 17. Scott Coffman — Mr. Mrs. Samuel Coffman 18. Mike Cunegin — Mr. Mrs. Michael Cunegin 1 9. Tom Schlup — Mr. Mrs. Robert Schlup 20. Mike Pratt— Mr. Eldon Pratt 21 . Dave Shifley— Mr. Mrs. Orlo Shifley 22. PamOkuly — Mr. Mrs. DelmarOkuly 23. Kay Elsea — Mr. Mrs. William Elsea 24. Peg Kiebel — Mr. Mrs. Francis Kiebel 25. Nanette Lilie — Mr. Mrs. Carl Lille 26. Angle Schaadt — Mr. Mrs. Donald Schaadt 27. Kim Hauke — Mr. Mrs. James Hauke 28. Stephanie Flotow — Mr. Richard Flotow Mrs. Jack Perrine 29. Lisa Gering — Mr. Mrs. Ray Gering 30. Drenda Gebert — Mr. Mrs. Robert Gebert 31 . Margie Louden — Mr. Mrs. Carl Louden 32. Kathie Dupont — Mr. Mrs. James Dupont 33. Barry Taylor — Dr. Mrs. Robert Taylor 34. Michael Stauffer — Mr. Mrs. Eugene Stauffer 35. Cheryl Kruse — Mr. Mrs. James Kruse 36. Tammy Oehler— Mr. Mrs. Walter Oehler 37. Lori Hyman — Mr. Mrs. Robert Hyman 38. Jean Koenemann — Mrs. Rosalyn Koenemann 39. Jill Losher — Mr. Mrs. Richard Losher 40. Nanette Meaux — Mr. Mrs. Curlis Meaux 41 . Phyllis Vachon — Mr. Mrs. Thomas Vachon 42. Susan Glasscock — Mr. Mrs. H. R. Glasscock 43. Susan Gibson — Mr. Mrs. Gene Gibson 44. Aimee Johnson — Mrs. Carolyn Johnson 45. Becky Wiekel — Mr. Mr.. James Wiekel 46. Larry Fabian — Mr. Mrs. E. Larry Fabian 47. Dave Gross — Mr. Mrs. Franklin Gross 48. Mike Velez — Mr. Mrs. Jesse Velez 49. Mike DeMarco — Mr. Mrs. John DeMarco 50. Diane Daly — Dr. Mrs. William Daly 51 . Mary Ann Rorick — Mr. Mrs. William Rorick 52. Karen Bremer — Mr. Mrs. Wm. Allen Bremer 53. Steve Hevel — Mr. Mrs. Ted Hevel 54. Gary Gordon — Mr. Mrs. Harold Gordon 55. Dan Brown — Mr. Mrs. Don Brown 56. Tom Bennett — Mr. Mrs. Edward Bennett 57. Peter Li — Mr. Mrs. William Li 58. John Ridgway — Mr. Mrs. William Ridgway 59. Alex Skalecki — Mr. Mrs. Alex Skalecki 60. Brenda Pyle — Mr. Mrs. James Pyle 61 . Gayle Shaffer— Mr. Mrs. Paul Shaffer Senior Parents — 101 Advice given to underclassmen have fun, get involved in NHHS Mrs scare LuAnn Beaman, IMC director, tries to a photographer away at a pep session. Homecoming floats, Sadie Haw- kins, Prom, Turkey raffle, selling sponges, selling suckers at home games, PE, history trials, speech, new teachers, new classes. Holt, Becker, Stephenson, class presi- dents. " That Down Home Feeling ... " good times — starting to get involved. This year many new classes were added to the curriculum. Many classes just changed by what was taught in the class. Speech became mandatory for Sophomores. New classes added included, photogra- phy, needlecraft, Data Science and Theory. New teachers were added to the faculty this year. Added to the English Department were Jean Parrish, Carol Ryan, and John Hans, the Math Department added Sam Mclnturff and the Guidance Department gained Barb Ahlersmeyer. Students and teachers worked together trying new methods and cre- ating new projects. Taping commercials, making radio shows, baking shampoo cakes, wait- ing for Wednesdays " snack " tivity period, working hard during section- als and Homecoming, waiting for school to let out for the day or to see a passing grade on a report card. Underclassmen worked hard to beat the Seniors in all phases of com- petition, but somehow always ended upon the short end. As the year goes on Freshmen dream for three more years till they ' ll be Seniors, Sophomores just exist and wait to beat next year ' s Seniors and the Juniors just want to " get out! " " That Down Home Feeling ... " goes on for them — at least another year. Drum Major, Junior Thorn Fox accepts his band award from Director Paul Milliman. Thom missed winning the drum major award at sweepstakes by a slim margin. :» Singing at Happening " 76 are sophomores Patti Conroy, Beth Crow, Annette Miller, Karia Ashman, Linda Bender, Gwyn Heine, Peggy Johnson and Donna Thorp. Below. Sophomore class officers for 1975- 1976 are: Peggy Johnson, vice-president; Becky Becker, president; Marcia Vondran. secretary; and Ken Wacasey, treasurer. Above. Junior Julie Greenwood sings her ren- dition of Neil Sedeka ' s " Breaking up is hard to do " at Happening ' 76. A 1 946 math class poses for a camera in the old building. The 1923 building is to be torn down upon completion of the Curriculum faces — 103 Awards come to deserving Juniors The juniors of 1975-76 had a good year. They got third place in the Home- coming parade. They started early in making plans for the prom by having turkey and sucker sale. The king and queen of the prom were Mark Hevel and Karen Klotz. Outstanding accomplishments came to many students, like Pat But- chel and Ed Stump who were awarded with Tri-Kappa pins for being top scholastic students of the junior class. Amy Cofman and Jean Wiegman were accepted to Girls ' State, while Mike Davis and Craig Darnell were accepted to Boys ' State. Mike Yagodinski focuses a camera to take a picture, while someone snaps tils. Junior class officers this year were: Sue Holt, president; Craig Darnall, vice president; Kelly Potter, secretary; and Linda Forsyth, treasurer. Mike Nomina studies in the hall, but takes time Donna Daly enjoys horses while not m school. to smile for the camera. 104 — lunifjrs Sue Holt takes time to daydream during the long day. Wearing a funny hat, Greg Goodwin has a good laugh. Sara Bruder and Lynne Jury take their shoes off and relax during one of the open activity periods. Steve Edmiston. Sophomore, shows his talent as he constructs his Initials S.T.E. with clay. After completion. It was baked and glazed to a fine finish Junior Cindy Cox Is playing her bass clarinet, but her expression seems mystified by another happening in band- Laurie Ames Liz Amstutz Carl Armstrong Keith Atteberry Richard Augenstein Cindy Bair Melissa Barnentos Lori Bauserman Jeff Baxter Brian Becker Grant Backer fv llton Bender Nancy Bergman Patrick Beuchel Patricia Black Debby Bletzacker Beth Blumenherst Judy Bradtmueller Jeff Brooks Roxie Brooks Sarah Bruder Brian Brunet Conny Bucher Kathy Burford Andra Butt Richard Byrd Lisa Chilcote Richard Claypool 106 — Juniors Art and music show identity As years go by many things change. Everyone wants to inave their own identity. Areas where this is best shown are in the fields of art and music. Art classes this year displayed a 1 foot by 7 foot Batman poster. Ma( ing plans for a giant chess set, were also among their activities. In the music business the band went to Disney World and also played for President Ford during his visit to Fort Wayne. The swing, concert, and mixed choirs for the first time ever got all superior ratings in the NISBOVA con- test. Music appreciation classes learned the facts about the art of music. Jeff Crisler is putting everything into his play- ing. Jeff is playing a bass in his music class. Shelley Benschneider concentrates on her modern art painting during her art class. Sue Claypool Robin Cochran Amy Coffman Cynthia Cox Jeff Crisler Julie Critchfield Tina Cronkhite Cindy Cunningham Donna Daly Craig Darnell Melody Davis Mike Davis Scott DeLucenay Tim Denney Cathleen Dewaelsche Geoffrey Dickenson Tim Doll Brad Drew Jolene Eagleson Brian Eichman Thomas Eichman Mark Erbelding Gloria Ernst Jane Erpelding Jayne Essex Bob Estes Kent Fackler Pat Farrell OEA sends Deb Samra to nationals The Business Department of New Haven did a variety of things this year. Typing classes did art typing. Pic- tures are made by using the x on the typewriter. Business Law classes had their annual court case. Office Education Association sent Debbie Samra to national competi- tion. Debbie went to Topeka, Kansas to compete in national keypunch competition. Judy Flora Shirley Forks Linda Forsyth Tom Fox Brad Frank Kirk Fry Debbie Gallmeyer Jeanne Gallmeyer Tammy Gallmeyer Duane Gardner Ken Gasper Debbie Gebert Sally Geels Don Gentile Cindy Gerardot Dawn Gibson Peggy Gilbert Becky Gaize Sandy Goings Debbie Goldy Gary Goodwin Greg Goodwin Jeff Gordon Julie Greenwood Sue Grimmer Steve Hamlin BarbHanley Mike Hanni 108 — Business Joni Moore, Senior, seems to find her typing mistake amusing, for as sfie erases it, there ' s a trace of a smile on her face. The first float the IMC has ever submitted in the homecoming parade was very original. With a date due stamp, it states " The comets are DUE for a l illing. " Sally Bingman, Senior, may have found Busi- ness Law very interesting, but at this moment she seems to be asking a classmate about a confusing problem. Sandra Haus Terry Havener Thomas Hawkins Teri Heintzelman Mark Hellinger Mark Hevel Dan High Robert Hobbs John Hogue Sue Holt Thomas Horton Doris Howell Mary Janes Darryl Jennings Allen Jones Mike Jump Lynne Jury Jordan Katras Lorraine Kaufman Kathy Keeling Barb Kiebel Cecil Kite Joe Kleinrichert Mary Kline Karen Klotz Linda Kneller Cynthia Knoblauch Sue Koch Tom Bennett films ttie Mass Media movie, " A Day in thie Life of Super Gold and Super Pur- ple " while Brian Brunet helps with the lights Brad Kohrman Kris Kolkman Beckie Krauter Jon Lane Luann LaRue Ron Laurent Clarence Lee Mark Lee Peggy Leed Bill Lineberry Lori Lines Nancy Lonergan Brian Lothamer Jim Lothamer Debi Louis Lisa Lynch Bret Lyons Margaret Maroney David Mattews Barb McAbee Sue McBride Del McClain Caria McKeeman Jeanne Meyer Amy Meyers Ronald Meyers Carl Miller Dawn Miller 110— English Bill Vernard reads in his literature class. Sue Urschel and John Moyer are participating in the Mass Media movie. The English Department did a little changing this year with three new teachers — Mr. John Hans, Mrs. Jean Parrish, and Ms. Carol Ryan, and with new teachers come changes. In Mass Media they made a movie to show students how to produce a movie. Other things which took place were Business English classes planned a trip and students had to obtain all the prices for their expenses. Also, Bible Literature classes took many field trips to churches and to a synagogue. New teachers in English curriculum Phil Moore Jeff Nau Russ Nicholson Mike Nomina Kim Notestine Diane Ocock Sharon Peaks Chris Pemberton Pam Plummer Sandy Police Kelly Potter James Pranger Keith Prine Mary Lou Quandt Brenda Raber Gayle Rath Kevin Reinhart Lisa Reuille Linda Rikard Cathy Rinker Ron Roberts Denny Roemer Julie Rohyans Bill Rondot Sue Rondot Jerry Roth Brian Row e Susan Saine Juniors — 111 r ' S David Sauders Kim Saxman Michele Schaefer Cheryl Schortgen Gloria Schubert Deborah Scott Dean Shaffer Regma Sheehan R. L Shoda Mike Sickafoose Pam Siegers Pat Siegers Steve Smith Dawn Snyder Kent Snyder Calvin Sorrell Glenn South Dave Sovine Debbie St. Myers Dennis Stapleton Ken Stark Sue Starkey Penny Steinhauer Jeff Stephens Brad Stephens Sue Stoffer Steve Stradling Mark Steurzenberger Pat Villalba looks as if she is enjoying herself, as she models a wedding dress for her Family Life class, Liz Amstutz models the dress which she made in Sewing 5, Liz is also showing the outfit she made for her niece. Larry Barrow seems to enjoy himself, while threading a sewing machine in the new bach- elor sewing class. I Conroy sweats blood and tears At the annual Home Ec tea out- standing students were recognized. Outstanding in clothing were Jun- ior Kathy Burtord and Senior Mar- yann Rorick. In toods Junior Kelly Potter and Sophomore Lori Samra both received charms for their out- standing work. Senior Nancy Grubbs was recog- nized in Human Development, Seniors Denise Kleinrichert and Judy Smith received gifts for their outstanding work in Interior Design. In the new needlecraft class two awards were given. The first for out- standing work was awarded to Senior Pam Okuly. The second award was the blood, sweat and tears award, received by Patti Conroy tor extra effort put forth in class. Ed Stumpf Leslie Talbott Caria Tatro Ken Theisen BobTheurer KirkTolliver Julie Tomlinson Sue Urschel Teresa Vandermotten Pam VanKirk Bill Venard Mike Vidra Dave Voirol Steve Vowles Maxine Walda Cathy Waldron Phil Wall Ellen Wallace Karen Walters Rita Weekly Jeff Weston Anna Wharton Jean Wiegmann Melvin Wilcher Peg Wright Mike Yagodinski Juniors, home ec — 113 Sophomores capture 1 inspirit After the Class of ' 78 received sec- ond place for their float in the Home- coming parade, they went on to dis- play that winning quality, when sec- tional time came around by capturing the runnerup position again Pep sessions were held throughout the year in which spirit awards were given to the class which displayed the most spirit. The sophomores received the award all but once, when they tied with the junior class. Getting ready for the prom, which the Class of 78 will sponsor during their junior year, the sophomores sold candy, and sponges which added a sizable profit to their treas- ury. Miss Mary Jo Purvis was head advi- sor: Becky Becker served as presi- dent: Peg Johnson, vice-president; Ken Wacasey, treasurer; and Marcia Vondran, secretary. 1 " " " ■ ' " • • ' Demanding equal parts is the object of Soph- Preparing omiettes are Sophomores Larry omore Troy Zimmerman as he goes on strike Arnett and Mike Shear. The boys prepared against the choir. breakfast for a part of their grade in Boys ' Foods. r ' Helping each other with the correct dimen- sions in a Mechanical Drawing class are Tom Matthews Tony Miller, and Rick Isenbarger. Using her Latin knowledge, Sophomore Leslie Weikel defeats her opponent in a Latin Club game. Impersonating the god of Saturn is Mark Erbelding. He is preparing to leap from his altar and join in the Saturnalia festivities. Relaxing during open activity period are Sophomores Karia Ashman, Annette Miller, Patti Controy, Gwyn Heine, Carrie Brown and Beth Crow. Sophomores — 115 Brent Adams Liz Ambler Kevin Ames Betty Armstrong Larry Arnett Karia Ashman Becky Aurand Shellee Bade Nancy Bahler Clandis Baker Teresa Baker Sam Barkdull David Barnes Jeff Barr Kenny Barr Brian Bartholomew Larry Beard Linda Beck Becky Becker Lita Beemer Scott Bell Linda Bender Dawn Bennett Kathleen Berry Mark Best Melissa Blair Lisa Blomeke David Blumenherst Ed Stumpf wins trip to Germany This year ' s foreign language courses consisted of French, Ger- man, Spanish, and Latin. Added to this year ' s language staff was Mrs. Barb Alhersmeyer, in the Spanish Department. Spanish and French classes pre- pared various foreign meals. All lan- guage classes performed skits to help them learn their dialogues. Along with many other language students, Ed Stumpf entered a foreign language contest sponsored by Indi- ana University. In order to be eligible for the contest, students first had to take a college placement test. After various elimination tests the remain- ing students were interviewed by a board of directors. Next year Ed will be attending a German high school from which he will graduate. Kim Notestine, a French student, also entered the contest and made it to the semi-finals. 116 — Sophomores Sophomores Becky Becker and Lori Heiser, second year french students, are hard at work, writing their own French Dialogue. Dave Bowers Elaine Bradtmiller Stan Bradtmueller Debbie Brancfield Betty Brand Mark Braun Sharon Bremer Jeft Brockman Carey Brown Brett Brunet Craig Bryant Patricia Bugher Richard Bultenneyer Robin Burgette Dannie Butham John Butler Dean Calvert Dan Carroll Chuck Cayot Nancy Chapman SueCheviron Suzanne Claus Debby Cocklin Karia Colglazier Clayton Collins Bev Connelly Patti Conroy Brenda Craft Students in Mr. Rohrmoser ' s second year German class seem to be concentrating intensely on a given assignment. Above: Sophomore Linda Bender listens attentively in Mrs. Mann ' s Spanish class while Sophomore Jill Moyer concentrates on her assignment. Left: Participating in their Spanish dialogue as a part of their grade are Sophomore Dave Lowe, Freshmen Tim Lambert and Shari Hoover, and Junior Jeff Brooks. Sophomores — 1 1 7 Scott Croslev Beth Crow Denny Culbertson Brenda Daly Jim Davidson Cindy Denton Jennifer DeVoe Dave DIze Bettie Dohm Penny Douglas Melodie Dyson Paul Easterday Randy Easterday Steve Edmiston Julie Eiden Keith Eiden Sandy Evans Sharon Fabiant Suzanne Faeth Bob Flory Jeft Ford Mike Fornell Nick Fowler Robin Frank Pat Galbraith Tim Galbreath Brian Garrison Mary Gasper Mr. Hanefeld livens math classes The Math Department added a new member to the staff this year. Mr. Sam Mclnturff was acquired as an Algebra teacher. He taught four Basic Algebra classes and one Junior High math class. Mr. Ciaron Hanefeld always started a new chapter in Trigonometry and Analytics with a joke suited to the topic of discussion. These jokes helped the students to enjoy the class more. Math classes offered this year were Basic Algebra 1 2, Academic Alge- bra 1 2, Algebra 3 4, Accelerated Algebra, geometry, trigonometry, analytics, and Consumer Math. Working diligently on his geometry assign- ment is Sophomore Larry Arnett, 1 Mark Gear Angle Gerardot Jill Gerardot Dan Gladleux Grant Glasscock Sherry Goings John Goldy Tim Gremaux Paul Grider Mike Gross Nancy Grubb Kattii Guenin Dean Hadley Bret Hahn Roger Halsey Michelle Halter Pat Harper Amy Haus Gwyn Heine Lorl Helser Jackie Hemmelgarn Ted HIgglnbotham Nancy Mimes Ed Hoffman Kim Holle Terry Holocher Rick Hrdllcka Greg Hubbart Students In Mr. Wolfe ' s Geometry class listen Raising his hand to answer an algebra prob- intently. Above are Lorl Helser, Patricia lem Is Freshman Don Graham. Bucher, and TerrI Snell. V Sophomore, math — 119 Jeff Hubbart Kathle Hunter Rick Isnebarger Mark Jarvis Bill Jeffords Peggy Johnson Norene Jones Laura Kage Perry Kage Dave Kaylor Marty Kee Laura Kelty Steve Kleinrichert Kenny Knepp Kevin Knuckles Richard Kohrman Bruce Kraning Randy Kummer Mark Lampe Steve Larson Larry Lash Sam Laurent Carole Lininger Alan Louden Nancy Lough Dave Lowe Cindy Luffman Gene Lynch Students m Mr. Art Wilder ' s chemistry class made homemade ice cream to prove its chemical reaction. Cranking the ice cream are Kathy Buanno and Tonda Thomas. One of the major assignments for Mr. Wilder ' s chemistry class was science projects. Senior Christel Schmidtke explains her project on teen-age alcoholism to the class. Jamie Mann Doug Marks Dave Maroney Cheryl Martin Cindy Martin Tom Matthews Stuart Mcintosh Tim Neuhaus Diane Nichols Sylvia Nicholson Tom Nichter Greg Osborn Tammy Outcalt Kelly Palmer Paula Parris Randy Partridge Kevin Payne Diann Peters Joanne Peters Dave Pickett Lori Place Students enter " Science Fair Two science students received tirst place certificates in this year ' s Sci- ence Fair which took place at the Ft. Wayne Memorial Coliseum. Alex Ska- lecki won a certificate and medal in the Behaviorial and Social Science category with a project on Bio- rhythms. The other first place winner was Gay Canough in the Physics field with a project on the Vortex tube. Mr. Keith Hunnings was selected as Science Teacher of the Year by the Indiana Teachers ' Association for his outstanding ability in the chemis- try field. This year ' s science curriculum included the following: zoology, anat- omy, biology. Earth Science, Life Sci- ence, Physical Science, Basic and Academic Chemistry, Physics, and a new course called Data Science and Theory. Rewiring his logic circuit board in Mr. Hun- nings ' data science class is Senior Tim Rinker. Data Science was one ot the new courses offered this year. Sophomores science — 121 Steve Polley Jim Ray Max Resor Sharon Rikard Kathy Roberts Tammy Robinson Jennifer Rohyans Rosemary Rosswurm Brad Royal Ellyn Ruger Kevin Rumbaugh Carol Russell Beth Rutherford Tim Saalfrank Lori Samra Betty Sanchez Debbie Sanderson Steve Schaefer John Schillinger Warren Schimmoller Beth Schladenhauffen Vicki Schmidt Howard Schnuth Mike Schram Mike Schuckel Pam Scott Vanessa Searles DiannaSesney Michael Shearer Mike Sherman Jim Short Cindy Shuler Greg Shultz JeffShultz Pam SIckafoose Michelle Simon Mike Skaleckl Beth Smith Christy Smith Debby Smith Elizabeth Smith Mary Smith Sue Smith Sharon Smoot Tern Snell Cindy Snyder Rick Stevens Peggy Stoffer JohnSuciu Chris Sudduth Allen Sudmann Doug Swygart Mitchell Sztuk Bruce Tatman Doug Teeple Susan Thatcher 1 22 — Sophomores Phillip Thompson Vicki Thompson Donna Thorp Donna Tinker Diane Tomlinson Joan Trzynka Kathleen Vandermotten JeftVanKirk Marcia Vondran Pam Vondran John Vowles Kenneth Wacasey Laura Warren Kathy Wass Theresa Weekly Leslie Weikel Kelly Wetter Gail Wichern Steve Wilhoff Max Wilson Susan Winans Sharon Woods Peggy Woodward Patricia Wormcastle Loni Worrell John Wyrick Sandra Yingling Randy Yoder Troy Zimmerman Brenda Zuver Portraying a clown, Sophomore Brent Adams, spent the evening selling stick candy at Sadie Hawkins tor the Sophomore Class. Sophomores — 1 23 Showing her acting talent, Freshman Dawn Lopshire, acts in the play " The Effects of Gamma Rays on Marigolds. " Freshman class officers are standing; Presi- dent, Amy Stephenson: Vice President, Jill Todd; Treasurer. Cheryl Cook; and Secretary, Dora Cole sitting. Taking time out of his fun at Latin Club Initia- tion to pose for the camera is Freshman Kevin Grady. Freshman Dewayne Sarrazin shows off his ability to play basketball, while Freshman Don Sarrazin and Senior Jeff Harrington watch in amazement. 124 — Freshmen The freshmen class ' s float was entered in the Homecoming Parade with alot of high hopes. The hopes were fulfilled when the class placed fourth in the float contest. Freshman Kevin Shoda is in deep thought try- ing to figure out his next move in the Yatzee game played at a Latin Club meeting. Freshmen accepted o ?: Beginning their high school years confused and wondering, 325 fresh- men were faced with the new rules of high school, the crowded halls of NHHS, and connputerized schedules. The class was headed by Amy Ste- phenson, president; Jill Todd, vice president; Dora Cole, secretary; and Cheryl Cook, treasurer. These elected officers lead the class to place fourth in both the home coming parade and in the sectional hall con- tests. The class of ' 79 held car washes and had a jail at Sadie Haw- kins to raise money. " " s Freshmen — 125 Using the band saw, Senior Darwin Werling reduces a block of wood to the desired size that he wants. Measuring the width of his project, Junior Ron Laurent works hard to make the deadlines In woods. Leslie Adams Tim Ames Doug Amstutz Robin Amstutz Bonny Anderson Lome Anderson Mark Arnold Rick Augustine Ken Baker VInce Bandelier Carol Bates Mark Bauserman Lorraine Bayse Tina Beard Ruth Beck Kathy Becker Cliff Belvin Mike Bendele Shelly Benschneider Laura Berghoft Greg Bischoff Peggy Bivens Vicki Blew Donna Bontempo Sheri Bradtmueller Steve Bricker Peggy Brown Linda Bruder 126 — Industrial Arls Girls are accepted as equa in industrial class Industrial art class students gained a better understanding of the outside industrial world and became able to use their knowledge on the job. Models of dreann homes were drawn up in architectural class. The students then built them out of card- board. The homes were displayed in the library and in the hall by the cafe- teria. First semester wood students made beverage coasters as Christmas pres- ents for their parents. The advance students developed cabinets of all types and other pieces of furniture. Senior, Ann Klotz was so dissatis- fied with the sewing cabinets one could buy in a store; that she decided to enroll in introductory woodworking class and design and make her own. The cost in a store was about $500, but Ann made her ' s for only $80. Ann made the cabine t out of birch, maple, and white ash. She started the project in January, 1975 and co ' m- pleted it in her senior year during study hall. Ann and Darwin Werling entered their projects in the National Stanley Tool Contest. Junior, Katliy Keeling looks on while Sopho- more, Richard Kohrman explains a design to Senior, Brent Kiser in their drawing class. Lisa Brunet Terry Burnett Laura Byerly Pam Casterline Janice Chambers Paul Chapman Jim Cheatham Janice Chester Steve Cheviron Colin Chin Julie Christianer Theresa Cliche Tricia Cliche Robert Cochran Vicky Cocklin Patty Coffelt Laura Coffman Dawn Coil Diane Cole Dora Cole Raymond Cole Mike Conroy Cheryl Cook Michael Crisler Karen Critchtield Deb Cunningham RickCurneal Becky Daugherty Freshmen — 127 ' Quiet or you ' ll be in contempt of court ' " Here ye! Here ye! This court will now come to order. The Honorable Judge Scott DeLucenay residing. " This was just one ot the many begin- nings of the court trials held in Mr. Thomas Lamb ' s first semester history classes. Students had to find out about the men and acts in the American Revo- lution. Each of the classes differed in who they prosecuted. One class would have England against Ameri- can colonies while another would have colonies against the crown. The students had to do research for their parts in the trials. They had to know about their assigned act or per- son to testify. Mr. Lamb said it was a great experi- ence for all students. After studying tor hours Junior Dave Kinney works hard to pass a history test. Senior Sue Lonergan takes a break from stud- ying from her Government assignment. Annette Davis Mike Davis Scott Davis Mike Demetriades Don Denton Ruth Dillon Melissa Drew John Drewery Scott Dyben Joe Eichman Mike Eiden Mark Eifrid Elynn Ellison Sue Elsea Nancy Engelman Bob Enright Emily Erbelding Myron Erexson Enc Bilik Robert Fahl Darren Fahlsing Gregg Fanning Mike Farrell Patty Federspiel Bonnie Fick Lisa FInan Maureen Finn Paul Fisher 128 — Social Science Senior Mike Cunegin listens with a great 1 amount of interest to his government instruc- tor, Miss Betty Leuenberger. Junior Phil Moore relaxes while he is engrossed in his history test. Ron Forks Beth Fraser Mark Fritcha Teri Fritcha Sheila Fuel! Scott Gallmeyer Ed Gardner Duane Garman Julie Gill Sandy Girardot Chris Glaze Rick Gordon Kevin Grady Don Graham Lori Graham Don Gremaux Richard Griggs Steve Gruesbeck Kirby Halferty Lisa Halpin Marsha Halsey John Hanley Jackie Hans Jerry Hart Lori Hart Joe Harvey Laura Hathaway Sally Haus Freshmen — 129 Run, jump, shoot — then run some more As the year progressed, the boys and girls both were occupied by play- ing basketball, volleyball, softball, floor hockey, and flag football. The girls were involved in folk and square dancing, tumbling, gymnas- tics and track and field. The Marine fitness test, running activities, recreational games and track and field fulfilled the activities of the boys physical education classes. During open activity period the boys had basketball games. All were allowed to play that wanted and there were many spectators. While waiting to be tested on the balance beann. Freshman Amy Roberts practices her routine for her grade. Marina Hechler Kim Hellinger Scott Helm Scoti Hevel Rick HIser Carl HItzemann Jim Hockmeyer Janet Holmes Kathy Holmes Shan Hoover Cris Hrdlicka Jennifer Hubbart Carol HumI Connie Ikerd Mary Jacks Rhonda Jackson Cheryl Jacquay Everett Janes Michelle Johnioz Russ Johnson Susan Kage Anne Keck Tina Keller Cindy Kingsley Keith Kolkman Cathy Kortenber Kim Krauter Judy Krueckeberg 130 — Physical education All of Doug Amstutz ' s attention is on Bob Cochran as tie does a shioulder stand on ttie parallel bars. Stioulder stands take strong muscles to hold the body perpendicular with the bars. Mr. May ' s fourth period students took turns spotting and working on the trampolines. Six spotters are needed when someone is using the trampoline to help ensure the safety of the jumper. Tim Lambert Lori Lash Gerri Laurent Steven Law Danelle Lawson Tammy Leach Jay Leonard Patrick Lockard Julie Long Dawn Lopshire Kelly Lothamer Vicki Louis April Luebke Dan Lyons Steve Markley Wendy Marks Peggy Maroney Brenda Martin Barbara Masterson Shari Mathiesan John Mattes Cheryl Maybee Lori Mayes Barbara McGill Laura Mcllueen Norma McJury Susan McKee Tim McLaughlin Freshmen — 131 Jeff McNary Duane Meaux Jeff Mellinger Brian Mettert Kathy Meyer Linda Meyers Jim Mohr Kurt Momper Donna Monk Doug Moore Richard Moyer Bruce Myers Lon Myers Larry Neher Roy Neilson Jan Neuhaus Richard Nicoletti Yvonne Nofziger Kathy Norlhey David Ocock Lisa Padgett Jaff Pankop Don Parker Kim Pattee Cheryl Patterson Amy Payne Karen Peaks Marsha Peters Mary Police Mike Polios Michele Pranger Deborah Radke Dave Reimschisel Laura Reuille Janice Rhoades Nancy Richardson Julie Ridenour Bryan Rider Sue Risk Michael Rittenhouse Amy Roberts Melinda Roberts Kelly Robinson Sue Robinson John Rochyby Mark Rodenbeck Helen Rogers Patrick Ryan Linda Saalfrank Ann Samra Don Sarrazin Donna Sarrazin Dwayne Sarrazin Stephen Savard Mike Saxman Richard Saylor Kevin Scherschel Jan Scheimann JimSchillinger Wendy Schimmoller Greg Schmidtke Chuck Schubert Valerie Schuckel 132 — Freshmen William Screeton Michele Seals Kelle Shaw Kevin Shoda Kim Showman Cathy Sickatoose Chuck sutler Terry Smith Tony Smith Mike Snyder Kevin Sovine Cheryl Spieth Lori Springer Kirk St. Myers David Stacy Cynthia Stapleton Richard Steigerwald Jamae Stephens Amy Stephenson John Stevens Diana Stratton Jeff Stumpf Kurt Swank Neil Swartz Amy Talbott Lisa Tatman Chris Taylor David Theurer Barbara Thompson John Thorp Robin Thrush Kevin Tobias Jill Todd Bonita Trigg Joel Trzynka Tim Ulrey Michael Updike Susan Vachon Mark VanDriessche Jeff Velez Debbie Vernon Jayne Voglewede Kim Vondran Matt Vorst Pam Voss Sandy Vroman Kevin Wacasey Dan Wallace Penny Widenhoefer Teri Wilcox Dawn Williams Ken Wilson Jim Winchester Lisa Wolf Kevin Workman Randy Worman Doug Wulff Dianne Yenser LouWenda Zeigler Lynette Zimmerman Freshmen — 133 . er 17 year in €Q t Alien 134 — Faculty, staff Every teacher has a special love for his or her class. So the Mirage Staff asked the teachers why they felt their course was valuable to the students or what they would use next year to make their class more relevant. " Art helps students to be more aware of their creativity and to see the beauty around them. The Greek Plato spoke of Art as the foundation for a beautiful society. This is a dream we all pursue. " — Miss Mary Manifold " Anyone who plans to live in a democracy needs to know the past history of the republic. Without this knowledge one experiences, the nation would cease to exist and fall as a free and unorderly society. " — Mr. Richard Weick " If a student desires office training, he (or she) will be able to secure employment upon graduation from high school. In the social events such as a banquet, cook-out, parties and making the Clerical Lab Movie all a lot of fun. " — Mr. Norman Stephan 1 . Mr. Thomas Lamb 2. Mr. George Turner 3. Ms. Carolyn Glossenger 4. Miss Kay Heiney 5. Mr. John Hans 7. Mrs. Beulah Faulstick 7. Mr. John Becker 8. Mr. Donald Steward 9. Mr. Frank Clark 10. Mr. Guenther Rohrmoser 1 1 . Mr. Lynn Klopfenstein 12. Mr. Paul Milliman. 12 Faculty, staff— 135 ocher QuuQfd for Indiana 136— fat ully, staff " As the art work needs no com- ment by the artist, the work is his statement; and as the artist com- pounds his work, his reputation grows; so stands a teacher ' s class. ' ' — IVIr. Larry Hutt " Students may be interested in my classes because of my philosophy of teaching. A student is ' not a vessel to be filled but a lamp to be lit. ' I believe young minds want and need more than just subject matter from a class. In addition to subject matter some ideals and standards to live by ought to be presented for the students ' con- sideration. " — Mr. Lynn Klopfenstein " Bookkeeping is not a required course, but sometimes I wish it were. If the question ' What is Free Enter- prise? ' were asked, many students wouldn ' t know how to answer. Book- keeping takes you behind the scene and illustrates the problems that busi- nesses are confronted with in keep- ing track of the financial aspects of running a business. This is just a small part of the total ' Free Enter- prise ' concept. " — Mr. Ron Hotter 1 . Mrs. Margaret Hunter 2. Mr. William Parman 3. Mr. Gerald Isch 4. Mr. Robert Wolfe 5. Mrs. Doris Mann 6. Ms. Carol Ryan 7. Miss Mary Jo Purvis 8. Mr. Arthur WilderQ. Mr. Tod Wright 10. Mrs. Jean Parrish 1 1. Mr. Hamilton Kart 12. Mr. Donald Stebing Faculty, staff— 137 Q ves liPe to " Happening " fc.X ir 138— Faculty, staff " Regardless of what a person does, communication is essential so speech fits into all future places. " — Mr. Hamilton Kart " Wissen oder hicht wissen, das ist die Frage! " (To know or not to know, that is the question.) Knowledge of a language makes the world more exciting. " — Mr. Guenther Rohrmoser " Our health is one of our most val- uable gifts: Physical Education directly promotes good health. " — Mr. Pat Monaghan " None of the music classes are required. I feel that self-expression is very important, especially now. Per- forming also establishes a feeling of self-confidence which has a definite carry-over. " — Mr. Charles Henke " Most of the students leaving New Haven High School will eventually be pa rt of the Business World. Voca- tional Education is a stepping stone to most students ' ' bread and butter ' . " — Ms. Carolyn Glossenger 1 . Mr. Carl Sipe 2. Mr. Richard Weick 3. Mrs. Lois Emenheiser 4. Miss Mary Manifold 5. Mr. Norman Stephan 6. Mr. Roger McNett 7. Mr. Larry Huff 8. Mr. Stan Hostetler 9. Mrs. Chris Werling 10. Mr. Jerry Mitchell 11. Mr. Phillip Ritchie, Mr. Sam Mclnturff, Mr. Charles Henke 1 2. Mrs. Pamela Weaver. Faculty, staff— 139 ooch of the year honor 140— faculty, staff " Science deals with problems that many of us encounter daily, some of which the solutions may be solved through practical application of sci- entific facts and procedures. " — Mr. Stanley Hostetler " I think high school students should learn to be goo d consumers. About 8-10% of the family budget goes for clothes and clothing upkeep. Clothing classes offer an opportunity to learn about fabrics, construction, sewing techniques, and care of clothes. I feel we have something to offer students of all ablities. " — Mrs. Beulah Faulstick " Mechanical Drawing is a real challenge to one ' s reasoning ability. I feel this class helps develop a per- son ' s mental abilities even when col- lege bound. In fact, it could help raise some of the college entrance scores. " In Architectural Drawing, a stu- dent gets an opportunity to develop a home plan with the knowledge of modern building concepts and tech- niques. " — Mr. Don Steward 1 . Mrs. Barbara Ahlersmeyer 2. Mrs. Virginia Jones 3. Miss Betty Leuenberger 4. Mr. Dennis Johnson 5. Mr. David Tarr 6. Mrs. June Holt 7. Mr. Max Crownover 8. Mrs. LuAnn Beaman 9. Mr. Don Hum! 10. Mr. John Gan in 11. Mr. Pat Monaghan 12. Mr. Everett Cass. Faculty, staff— 141 ( cqI teacher in IndiariQ 142— faculty, staff " In an age of clerical sterilization and machine-like mimicry, the cry for self-expression and self-realization can still be heard. " — Mr. David Tarr " What can be more relevant to stu- dents today than their health? The ultimate goal of health instruction is to influence the behavior of young peo- ple so that they may lead a more healthful life. " — Mr. Everett Cass " I have heard of some teachers (not our school) throwing erasers, chalk, etc., at pupils to arouse their attention. I feel this is highly undigni- fied. Confucius said, ' People learn quickly to stay alive. ' I intend to prac- tice my knife-throwing this summer. " — Mr. Keith Hunnings " Life Science and Biology are rela- vent to every student ' s life, both at present and also for the future. The ' organization ' found in the sciences can be utilized in every class the stu- dent takes and will therefore make other classes more easily under- stood. " — Mr. Arthur Wilder 1. Janitors — (left top to bottom) Walter Langston, Morltz Wiehe, Ed Voglewede, Richard Lake, (right top to bottom) Thomas Rader, Jim Walker, Dave Youse, and Neil Hendrickson 2. Mr. Keith Hunnings 3. Mr. Francis May 4. Mrs. Shirley Casterline 5. Cooks — (front left to right) Mildred Bowers, Marge Suciu, Edith Hanefeld, (back left to right) Hilda Schnelker, Jane Stein, Carolyn Drayer, Evelyn Cox, Thelma Flory 6. Mrs. Patsy Pitzer 7. Mrs. Maxine Roberts 8. Mrs. Marge Norton 9. Mr. Ron Hoffer 1 0. Mr. Sam May 1 1 . Mrs. Anita Kinzie. Faculty, staff— 143 er nneyer add to faculty t0 r fF m 1 H PHKjl M ' J " a. ' iiiib H r: « 144— fd ullv. sldff " The Media Center reflects the total school curriculum, and is an extension of each classroom. Hope- fully, students will use their extra time to explore beyond the initial program and develop a pattern of satisfying intellectual curiosity. The Media Cen- ter also affords the student a wide selection of materials and the place to use them. " — Mrs. LuAnn Beaman " Learning a language is fun — though it does take a lot of work! Besides it helps one to understand EnglishM " — Mrs. Barbara Ahlersmeyer " N.H.H.S. students who want a basic foreign language course that provides a look into another way of life including sports, mythology, his- tory, art, and architecture would like Latin courses. " You get a lot for your language dollar and for time spent in Latin classes because you learn the techni- ques of mastering any foreign lan- guage, you learn the foundations of French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian, making them easier for you; and you will improve your English vocabulary and your insight into words and their meanings. " — Mr. Tod Wright 1 . Mrs. Barbara Weida 2 Mr. Claron Hanefeld (assistant principal) 3. School Board (standing left to right) Ross Hockemeyer. Gary Lybarger, Robert Beerbower, (sitting left to right) Chester Schimdt. Thomas Kurtz, Merle Gerig, Mrs. Leroy Meyer 4. Mr. Verl Oberlln 5. Mrs. Virginia Korn 6. Mrs. Kay Roberts 7. Mr. Joseph Sumpter (assistant principal) 8. Mrs. Dorothy Bearman 9. Mrs. Marie Vondran 10, Mr. Paul Goeglein (Principal) 1 1 . Mrs. lona Richhart 1 2, Mr. Paul Armstrong. raculty, stall — 145 Profits for clubs causes headaches, empty pockets for students Below JELLO PUDDING? For part of her French Club initiation, Lori Helser had to eat pudding without hands. Tammy LIpford, Pete Li, and Barb Kiebel run the Student Congress " Peep Show " at Sadie Hawkins The show pictured " obscene " shots of teachers. " Look I ' ve got dishpan hands! " Junior Mike Davis could have said this after working all day at the FCA carwash. Bake sales, car washes, language buttons, kerosene lanterns, trees, sta- tionery, candles, coloring books, rat- tles, bumper stickers — fundraisers. " That Down Home Feeling . . . " Every week some one after your " bucks. " By the middle of the year, people were so sick ot being asked to buy one thing or another they almost hated to walk through the halls for fear of being seen. Closed activity period increased club participation. Pep Club com- bined with Boys Boosters on Friday afternoons to have the biggest club in the school. One of the most active clubs was Student Congress. They were in charge of Homecoming, sponsored the Sweetheart Dance and also put three booths in Sadie Hawkins fair. Getting a quorum caused many prob- lems for the club, and failing to get a majority vote on the time for morning meetings meant that the club met at 7:07 a.m. on Wednesday mornings. Trying hard — first to go to Mardi Gras and later changed to Florida, the marching band sponsored an auction, ice cream social, sold fruit, sold candy and sponsored many car washes to earn money, Clubs gave students an opportunity to pursue interests, gain new friends, do things for New Haven, join with people, obtain new ideals and knowl- edge of what each club contributes to the school. Being involved often meant many hours of hard work, forgotten meals, late nights after school on the news- paper or yearbook. " That Down Home Feeling ... " Being involved often meant moments of frustration, putting off homework, no sleep, and many times the question, " Why did I get involved? " But when the end of the year banquet came and you thought about the good times some- how all the bad times are forgotten and you wish the year didn ' t have to end cause you were just beginning to meet friends and or know what was going on. " That Down Home Feeling ... " accepting challenges, giving of one self. 146 — Organizations Oh h..hhh! Thai ' s Cold! Gina Lothamer squealches as someone puts an icecube down her back at the MIRAGE lock-in. Above. Associate editor of the MIRAGE, Mark Osborn works diligently on a layout during June trying to get the book done. Left. Varsity cheerleader, Captain Corinne Lampe covers her ears as the fans go wild in the game against Harding. The Bulldogs squeaked by with a 79-77 victory. Organizations — 147 Concert, mixed choir rote uperior in 76 CONCERT CHOIR. Front Row. Kurt Swank, Dave Matthews, Sue Holt, Cindy Cunningham, Becky Becker, Barb Kiebel, Mike Velez, Diane Bowers, Valerie Wallace, Jean Wiegmann, Annette Miller, Linda Bender, Julie Thomlinson, Shelly Lash, Bert Bartels, Second Row. John Mclntire, Sue Winans, Drenda Gebert, Patty Bugher, Judy Flora, Nancy Bahler, Laura Coffman, Julie Greenwood, Jeanne Meyer, Sandy Yingling, Elaine Bradtmiller, Julie Rohyans, Jean Koeneman, Mike Vidra, Tammy Robinson, Peggy Johnson. Third Row. Alex Skalecki, Kirk Tolliver, Jim Vorich, Patti Conroy, Cathy Sickatoose, Troy Zimmerman, Lisa Gering, Kim Hauke, Nanette Lille, Larry Lash, Peg Kiebel, Andrea Butt, Amy Cotfman, Becky Weikel, Julie Critchfield, Karen Watters, Anna Wharton, Gayle Rath, Tom Bennett. Back Row. John Thompson, Mike Vowles, Phyllis Vachon, Karen Finley, Lori Shaw, Mike Cunegin, Karl Hans, Sarah Bruder, Lynne Jury, Tim Bennett, Dale Torrez, Kathie Dupont, Kent Snyder, Tammy Oehler, Karia Ashman, Jayne Essex, Craig Darnell, Cindy Cox, Teresa Bradtmiller, Debi Louis, Andrea Halpin, Nancy Lonergan, Mike Sickatoose, Gary Goodwin, Warren Schimmoller, Greg Goodwin. MIXED CHORUS. Front Row. Mary Jacks, Laura Hathaway, Lisa Padgett, Beth Eraser, Cindy Bair, John Vowles, Jay Leonard, Linda Meyers, Karen Critchtield, Deb Cunningham, Deb Brancefield, Norma , Lori Lash, Unidentitied, Debbie Lichtsinn, Vickie Blue, Wendy Canough. Second Row. Donna Monk, Yvonne Nofzinger, Ellen Ellison, Donna Tinker, Danelle Lawson, Sherry Rikard, Steve Wilhoff, Marina Hechler, Maureen Finn, Leslie Adams, Sue Cheviron, Julie Christianer, Diana Stratton, Sue Elsea, Brenda Martin, Penny Widenhoefter. Third Row. Deb Mitchell, Cindy Knoblaugh, Deb Scott, Cheryl Maybe, Mary Quandt, Pam Casterline, Cheryl Cook, Randy Worman, Steve Marley, Kim Vondran, Amy Roberts, Dawn Lopshire, Pat Black, Pam Plummer, Shirley Forks. Back Row. Kim Holle, Jamie Stephans, Pam Sickatoose, Nancy Richardson, Cheryl Schortgen, Christy Smith, Shelly Benschider, Laurie Ames, Scott Helm, David Ocock, Jeft Mellinger, Pat Ryan, Mike Robbins, Melvin Wilcher, Beth Crow, Donna Thorp, Jackie Hans, Judy Bradtmiller, Diane Miller, Val Schuckel, Mary Janes. 148 — Concert Choir Mixed Choir Left. Singing for family and friends at the Holi- day Fantasia are members of thie Mixed Cho- rus. Below. Members of the Concert Choir garbed in their good attire sing for one of their last times together at the Spring Concert. Above. All eyes are on the director as the Concert Choir sing for their parents at the Spring Concert held in the Jr. High Audito- rium. Right. Members of the Concert Choir sing very seriously at the last time they ' ll sing together before graduation. Combining close to 80 voices dur- ing second period brought togetiner many friendships, many good times and funny experiences. (Do you remember the time . . . ?) But mostly it combined students to make up the 1976 Concert Choir. There was always something going on to break the monotony. There were posters made for Homecoming, Sectionals, and home games. There was the piano playing " Happy Birth- day " for any and everyone around the room having a birthday, and there was the time the bass section went on strike for more parts. Jazz, classical and rock comprised Concert Choirs selection which included " Enter the Young, " " Coun- try Roads, " " We May Never Pass This Way Again, " " The Way We Were, " and their traditonal song " Mame. " Instead of having Girls Glee as in previous years a Mixed Chorus was put together this year. Its purpose was for students who had never been in a choir before or students who wer- en ' t quite ready for concert choir. Comprised of mostly girls anyway, they sang their way into the hearts of many. Concert Cholr Mixed Chorus — 149 SWING CHOIR— Front Row: Tammy Oehler, Judy Flora, Cathy Sickafoose, John Thompson, Andrea Halpin, Lori Shaw, Karen FInley, Cindy Cox, Mike Velez, Kim Hauke, Craig Darnell, Sue Grimmer, Barb Kiebel. Jane Bayse, Tammy Robinson, Debbie Bransfield, Peg Kiebel, Sally Geels, Drenda Gebert, Julie Greenwood, Susie Winans. Back Row: Jim Vorich, Kurt Swank, Randy Worman, Larry Lash, Mike Vidra, Kent Snyder, Shelly Lash, Karl Hans, Sue Holt, Warren Schimmoller. Not pictured. Cindy Creager Byrd, Jeff Baxter, Kevin Rumbaugh, Mike Cunegin, John Mclntire, Alex Skalecki, Dale Torrez. Side by Side . . . Seniors Karen Finley and Lori Shaw dance to the song at the Fort Wayne Coutry Club. Above center ' Schroder " is a " favorite " of the Swing Choir members. Schroder is played by Alex Skalecki and Lucy is perfectly played by Jane Bayse Posing are part of the senior members Sitting, Drenda Gebert, Jane Bayse, Peg Kiebel, Tammy Oehler, Mike Velez Standing. Jim Vorich. Shelly Lash, Karl Hans and John Mclntire. Under the direction of Mr. Henke, the Swing Choir made their way into many people ' s hearts. Here they perform for area dentists and their wives. 150 — Swing Choir Senior Mike Cunegm presents Mr. Charles Henke with a new " head of hair " to make him look younger. Members of the mixed chorus sing in the Jr. High Auditorium during the Spring Concert held May 21 St. Suuinq Choir uuins proise Performing together for their last time are the graduates of ' 76 and underclassmen — together making the 1 976 Concert Choir. Flashes of bright red, white and blue attracted audiences as 30 guys and gals ran to the risers to " In the Mood. " As they reached their places, under the direction of Mr. Charles Henke, they sang and charmed their way into the hearts of many. Performing such songs as " Love is Blue, " " After the Goldrush, " " Coun- try Roads, " " Side by Side, " " The Way We Were, " and many other rock, contemporary and country songs. Instrumentalists backed up soloists and groups with pianos, drums, guitars, trumpets and saxo- phones. Although daily rehearsals would seemingly tire students, unexpected incidents kept the group enthusiastic. After programs. Swing Choir swarmed to Pizza Hut or a party at a student ' s home, where laughter con- tinued. For their evening performances. Swing Choir received financial dona- tions which paid for uniforms and other music supplies. . • Highlights stretch out as the rest of the band works out music problems during a short break created by the heat at a music rehearsal. BAND U L L D O G by DAWN SNYDER At 5:00 a.m. reveille echoed through Camp Potawotamie on Blackman Lake. Moments later, sleepy band campers could be seen coming out of various cabins and heading for the " community water hole, " where teeth were brushed and cold or colder water was splashed in all directions. Then all were off to the practice field for morning marching rehearsal, dressed in their warmest clothes. Everyone was tired, and there were a few that had ventured out of the cabins after " lights out " and had calestenics ' a la Crisler. (Mrs. Crisler was the head chaper- one). With breakfast and the prospect of food, everyone came to life. Some didn ' t think that the food was so great, but it was warm, and the red- blooded, all — American male stom- ach didn ' t suffer. Usually after breakfast the group disassembled to get the cabins ready for the daily inspection, with the exception of Monday when the fresh- men were initiated. They began their high school experiences with Dippity- Do and Corn flakes in their hair, char- Using his band instrument, the trombone, for a crutch Paul Chapman gives a look of being overworked. He enjoys one of the few breaks he gets during practice for the Bulldog March- ing Band. 152 — Band ramp Freshman Peggy Johnson, Jamie Mann, Jen- nifer Devoe, and Suzanne Claus discover just how much it really takes to become a New Haven highlight during a night practice ses- sion in the lodge. Junior Doug Swygart concentrates on his music as he plays the sousaphone during one ot the many camp practice sessions. The Members of the marching band tal e time out from paractice to " munch down. " coal on their faces, limburger cheese around their necks, and wearing huge cardboard signs marked with a 76. It was all in fun and all of the freshmen survived. On a typical day, the air was a little warmer for the after-breakfast rehearsal. As the air warmed up, jackets and sweatshirts were strewn across the field. Not much was left behind after rehearsal — the unlucky person who did lose something had to sing for the assembly after supper to reclaim the last article. During these marching rehearsals the con- test show that eventually won sweep- stakes at the N.I.S.B.O.V.A. Marching Contest was put together. Finally came sectional rehearsals — a chance to sit down! The drum- mers met by the teepee, the flutes practiced on a hill, the trumpets were under the porch, the combined sounds of the three groups filled the air with a collage of different songs. The Highlights were practicing on the field with a recording. They were on their feet almost constantly. After lunch there was a short sec- tional rehearsal, then the whole band met around the flagpole to practice together. During this time, salt water was passed around to soothe cracked and bleeding lips. Constant practicing was especially hard on the brass players. Finally the band was dismissed for two and one-half hours of free time. Swimming, sunning, ping-pong, bumper pool, air hockey, tennis, jumping on the mini-trampolines, and sleeping seemed to be the favorites. Soon the bell rang for supper. Meals were a familiar routine. Everyone stood and sang the Doxology, ate and then Mr. Milliman made announcements, listened to singers who hoped to recover lost articles, and paddled all who came to dinner with no shoes. Then, giving the group time to spray themselves with mosquito repellant and find their jackets, there was another marching rehearsal. This usually lasted until it was too dark to see the formations, and then the band reassembled in the lodge to learn dance steps. By this time, although spirits were high, enthusiasm was getting low, so after a short entertainment period (a moonlight dip or silent movies) the campers hurried back to eat cookies or cook pizzas in a Toast-R-Oven before lights out. The flashlight crews started their rounds and the band prepared for another day. By the end of the week squad lead- ers were hoarse and nerves were shot, but parents and friends who came to see the show were proud to see how much the band had accom- plished in one short week. Finally the band went home just beginning to prepare for the ultimate goal: SWEEP- STAKES 75. Band camp — 153 Highlights — Front row: Almee Johnson, Melissa Barientos, Michelle Simon, Shirley Forl s, Jill Losher, Kay Elsea, Betty Brand, Caria Tatro, Kim Saxman. Second row: Lisa Finans, Sue Elsea, Sandy Yingling, Laura Mcllveen, Sue Robinson, Jill Todd, Brenda Daly, Linda Brader, Ann Kecl , Suzanne Claus, Sue Claypool, Back row: Pam Siegers, Kim Holle, Becky Aurand, Nancy Chapman, Sue Winans, Annette Davis, Jackie Hans, Diane Peters, Lisa Wolf, Sally Gaels, Melody Dyson, Jennifer Devoe, Peggy Johnson, Jamie Mann, Diana Stratton. Stage Band — Front row: Jon Lane. Second row: Dan Schneider, Beth Rutherford. Third row: Susan Vachon, Jean Koenemann, Mark Jarvis, Mike Crisler, Mark Best, Thom Fox, Dave Pickett Fourth row: Grant Glasscock, Mark Lampe, R, L. Shoda, Robin Burgette, Phillip Wall, Jeff Crisler. Bacl row: Jim Milliman, Dean Hadley, Mark VanTillburg, Kevin Rhemhart, Nancy Lough, Allen Sudman, Howard Schnuth. Senior Band Members — Front row: Mike Roth, Corinne Lampe, Drenda Gebert, Nanette Meaux. Second row: Jill Losher, Jean Koenemann, Nancy Chew, Sue Dixon. Third row: John Macintire, Susan Glasscock, Sue Gibson. Bacl row: Brian Sturgill, Mark VanTillburg. Concert Band Brass Section — Front row: Carol Lininger, Lisa Halpin, Mark VanTillburg, Michelle Willoby, Second row: Mark Lampe, Paul Chapman, Rick Theurer, Jim Schilinger, John Thorp, Jeff Perlburg, Mark Eifred, Roben Burgelt. Third row: Dean Hadley, Nancy Lough, Howard Schnuth, Greg Schultz, Allen Sudman, Ron Forks, Kelly Shaw, Tim Lambert, John Schilmger, Kent Fahl, Mike Demetriades, Donna Sarrazin, Sally Haus. Fourth row: Kim Krauter, Ann Samra, Kevin Grady, Kenny Knepp, Doug Swygart, Tim McLaughlin, Kevin Perlburg. Bacl Row: Jeff McNary, Mike Snyder. Concert Band — Front row: Lauri Samra, Kathy Holmes, Nancy Chapman. Second row: Becky Aurand, Melissa Blair, Sharon Bremer, Barb Masterson, Michelle Johnlon, Kathy Roberts, Jamie Mann. Third row: Betty Dohm, Jenny Rohyins, Wendi Schimmoller, Susan Vachon, Janice Chester, Emily Erbelding, Lori Lash, Michelle Simon, Carol HumI, Kathy Northey, Dawn Coil. Fourth row.Jan Neuhaus, Jeff Hubbart, Julie Cristianer, Kathi Hunter, Brenda Daly, Wendy Downs, Lori Springer, Cathy Bennett, Kim Hellinger, Judy Krueckeburg, Sue Elsea, Cathi Guenin, Lisa Wolf, Michelle Seals. Sac row: Peggy Johnson, Suzanne Claus, Paula Parris, David Dize, Kevin Workman, Diana Stratton, Roger Meyer, Kevin Shoda, Steve Cheviron, Mike Crisler, Mark Jarvis, Larry Nehr, Mike Davis, Deuane Meaux, Sherry Goings, Melody Dyson, Beth Rutherford. Symphonic Band — Front row: Nanette Meaux, Cathy Rinker, Sandra Goings, Lorraine Kaufman, Cathy Waldron, Jill Losher. Second row: Andra Butt, Sue Dixon, Nancy Chew, Melissa Barrientos, Ellen Wallace, Jean Koenemann, Kim Saxman, Debbie St. Myers, Beckie Krauter, Ann Keck. Third row: Cindy Cox, Cindy Bair, Sandy Haus, Max Wilson, Corinne Lampe, Susan Glasscock, CarIa Tatro, Thom Fox, Karia McKeman, Dave Pickett, Mark Best. Fourth row: Suzanne Faeth, Drenda Gebert, Kent Snyder, Mark Gear, Grant Glasscock, Mike Roth, R. L. Shoda, Mark VanTillburg, Kevin Rheinhart, Jim Milliman, Sue Gibson, John Macintire, Ken Theisen. Bacl row: Jon Lane, Shirly Forks, Bob Theurer, Greg Osborn, Gary Schuckel, Dave Reimchishel, Brian Stergill, Jeff Crisler. Pictures in this two page section are: upper left — Marching Band; upper middle — Concert Band; upper right — Seniors in band; middle — Highlights; bottom left — Stage Band; bottom middle — Symphonic Band — Brass section; bottom right — Symphonic Band — Wood- winds. The first Saturday of spring vaca- tion two thirds of the band piled into buses for a four day stay in Florida. The trip down took almost a day and a half. The band spent two days at Disney World. The band and High- lights marched in the Disney parade. After Disney World the buses headed to Sea World where the band members saw a seal and dolphin show. The next stop was Cape Ken- nedy. The group was able to see the space museum, some actual launch sites and toured the buildings where spaceships are assembled. The time to return to New Haven came too soon. On the return trip they stopped at St. Augestine, the oldest settlement in the U.S. and saw the many Spanish buildings and forts. The whole trip cost each member $100, excluding meals and spending money. Top right Band members sought out and enjoyed the pool and the sun |ust after their arrival at the hotel in Florida. Middle left. Many spectators gathered along Main Street to watch the Bulldog Band make its debut at Disney World. Middle right. People taking a leisurely stroll down the Avenue found Disney World at night to be a show of lights. Lower right. Doing one of its many routines the New Haven Highlights were really appreci- ated by the tourists. 156 — Florida irip Left. Concentrating on their music are Dan Schneider and Jeft Crisler. Left. Band members along with Mickey Mouse brought bacl many memories to the many tourists. Lower Left. Stage band members under the direction of Paul Milliman play for their par- ents and friends at the spring concert. Above. Wearing their summer uniforms the NHHS band marched in the Three Rivers Fes- tival Parade. Constantly at work. Senior Alex Skalecki con- tributed to this year ' s HERALD by typing many of the stories. Starting off the year with a staff that knew virtually nothing proved to be a challenge for Mrs. Jean Parrish, new publications advisor. One of the first changes the staff made was to change from a t radi- tional newspaper to a magazine for- mat. Late hours after school, copy rushed to meet deadlines, talking photographers into taking pictures, and then trying to get them printed were some aspects of the HERALD staffs duties that students rarely wit- nessed. On the day the paper was to be at the printers, anyone walking around Room 36 could witness sheer pande- monium from the HERALD staff. One could usually hear " Someone help me! I forgot to write an editorial, " from Editor Lynn Schmidt. On the day the papers arrived, everyone anxiously got their HERALD and rummaged through to find fea- ture editor, Dan Brown " Brownies " article. The same day, one could see Lynn getting yelled at by at least one pho- tographer because she forgot ANOTHER byline. Through all her mistakes, Lynn led the staff to receive a first place rating on the HERALD for the first semester. At the banquet in May, Senior Lisa Gering, sports editor was awarded the Outstanding HERALD staff mem- ber, which was voted upon by the entire staff. Outstanding photogra- pher named was Senior Mike Pratt. Mike was voted by both the HERALD and MIRAGE staffs. Printing a picture for the HERALD are Seniors Mike Pratt and Tom Bennett. Mike was voted as " OutstanClrg Photographer " by the publi- cation staffs. 158— HtRALD Showing approval on a comment made about one of tiis articles is Feature Editor Dan Brown. HERALD STAFF. Top to bottom. Steve Kleinrichert, Scott DeLucenay, Tom Bennett, Ken Wilson, Mike Pratt, Da ' n Brown, Mrs. Jean Parrish, Mike Davis, Barb Kiebel, Lynn Schmidt, Cheryl Kruse, Patti Conroy, Lisa Gering, Tim Denney " ARGOS, " and Mike Yagodinski. Wi-iJf " ; Uff f " — — - Above. Taking a few seconds to jot down some notes is Senior Lisa Gering. Lisa was voted Most Valuable staff member by the HERALD staff. Setting a headliner was one of Lynn Schmidt ' s many responsibilities as HERALD Editor-in- chief. HEARLD— 159 Heading the sports section, Seniors Dan Brown and Bob Love, are looking over gym- nastics pictures. Redesigning a layout. Seniors Gina Lothamer and Deb Bultemeyer try to complete this years faculty section. Front row: Mike Pratt, Alex Skalecki, Mike Davis, Mike DeMarco, Gina Lothamer, Debi Louis. Back row: Penny Steinhauer, Diane Ocock. Patty Snyder, Dave Shifley, Scott DeLucenay, Mrs. Jean Parrish, Mike Cunegin, Bob Love, Deb Bultemeyer, Mark Osborn, Dan Brown, Shelly Lash, Ken Wilson, Tom Bennett. Piecing together parts of Academic Section, Senior Lori Hyman, and Juniors Debi Louis, Diane Ocock, and Penny Steinhauer try to put it all together. 160 — Mirage Two heads are better than one proved to be true, as Seniors Patty Snyder and Dave Stitfley combine their ideas. T ILL The MIRAGE is a result of aimless sixth periods and befuddled MIRAGE staffers wandering in fourth, and between pub A and room 36, as each attempted their section of the year- book. At first, the jokes, laughter, and noise took control. As the total confu- sion that is created whenever 1 6 rest- less students are grouped together slowed progress as it was more fun watching Mike Davis ' s imitation of Richard Nixon than to crop a picture or think up a caption. The MfRAGE staff slowly started to come together in mid-July when " to be " yearbook staffers and photogra- phers mustered up notebooks, pen- cils, rubber cement, yearbooks, and cameras in preparation for a one or two week stay at the Ball State Jour- nalism Workshop. The workshop days were long and jammed full with fun and learning. Many nights the staffers stayed up into the wee hours of the morning trying to finish the assignments that were due the next day. As the workshop came to a close newly made friends exchanged addresses, final assignments were finished and turned in and all waited to put their new ideas into action. After working all day on other sub- jects it was often hard to concentrate on the yearbook. Mrs. Parrish ' s con- stant reminder to get to work helped but sometimes all attention was shifted toward Dan Brown and his magic show. Another distraction arose when Shelly Lash and Debt Louis showed up in room 36 with their clown suits on. But as MIRAGE staffers know the yearbook was not all fun and games. To complete a 200 page book there is a lot of work to be done. Staffers often stayed till after midnight to meet a deadline. One weekend the MIRAGE staff were " locked in " Mrs. Parrish ' s house, iso- lated from the rest of the world in order to complete a deadline pack- age. It is now June 8 and the year- book is near completion. Mirage — 161 family student Congress is said to be one of the most influential organizations at New Haven High School. Its main purpose is to represent the students when planning events for the better- ment of the school. As in past years Student Congress planned and carried out almost all plans for Homecoming this past year. Members planned the parade, dance, pep rally, coronation of the Home- coming court, as well as most other Homecoming activities. Congress participated with two booths at the Sadie Hawkins Fair, planned school Thanksgiving and Christmas projects, sold purple and gold Bulldog jackets and put on the Valentine ' s Day " Sweetheart Dance. " Mike Davis and Sue Holt won cam- paigns for the upcoming school year as president and vice-president. The officers for the year were: Peter Li, President; Brad Stephens, Vice-President; Lisa Gering, Trea- surer; and Barb Kiebel, Secretary. Ms. Anita Kinzie was the head spon- Student Congress President Peter Li rusties back to his seat to enjoy his milk shake during lunch. Student Congress: Front row: Sue Faeth, Karen Bremer, Jean Koenemann, Patty Snyder, Nancy Maddox, Kay Elsea, Tammy Lipford, Beth Crow, Jay Metzger Second row.Shirley Forks, Ann Keck, Sue Elsea, Laura Mcllveen, Mike Crisler, Beth Rutherford, Dawn Snyder, Sue Holt, Caria Tatro, Jill Moyer, Jamie Mann, Jennifer Devoe, Mike Davis, Mrs. Anita Kinzie, Kurt Tolliver Th rd roiv.Michelle Siman, Steve Cheviron, Jeff Crisler, Tom Fox, Ed Stumpf, Greg Osborn. 162 — Sluflonl Congress Officers of Studenf Congress are from left to rigfit: Brad Stephens, vice-president; Lisa Gering, treasurer; Barb Kiebel, secretary; and Peter Li, president. ■ i4 Sue Holt and Peter Li announce thie King and Queen of tfie Sweetheart Dance. Mike Velez was crowned King and Gayle Rath reigned as Queen. % Shown getting directions for the upcoming Sweetheart Dance from sponsor Ms. Anita Kinzie are Peter Li and Lisa Gering. Estatic Pep Club members with the leadership ot the JV cheerleaders display the spirit which brought a winning basketball season. Front row: Mrs. June Holt. Barb Kiebel, Dave Stacy. Shelly Lash. Ken Lawson, Mike Velez, Mike Cunegin, Jim Vorich, Mark Lee, Mike Davis. Diane Bowers. Mrs Patsy Pitzer. Second row: Judy Flora, Lori Hart, Dawn Lopshire, Sheryl Cook, Robin Cochran. Pat Black, Pam Plummer, Julie Royhans, Luane Rondot, Laura Hechler, Tammy Gallmeyer, Kathy Dupont, Lisa Gering, Amy Coffman, Margie Louden, Gwyn Heine. Third row: Jayne Essex, Penny Steinhauer, Kim Notestine, Sue Glasscock, Nancy Maddox, Sue Holt. Cindy Cunningham. Linda Forsyth, Deb Louis, Becky Becker, Kathy Dewaelsche, Cindy Weida. Mary Chester, Kim Hauke, Caria Ashman. Fourth row: Gina Lothamer, Diane Peters, Pam Sickafoose, Patti Conroy, Laura Kelty, Tern Schnell, Karen Klotz. Nancy Lonergan, Anna Wharton, Karen Walters, Brenda McGill, Debbie Mitchel, Nancy Engleman. Carol Russell, Lorraine Bayse, Donna Thorp. Fifth row: Corinne Lampe, Peggy Johnson, Michelle Simon, Jane Shiman, Penny Widenhoefer, Cathy Meyers, Beth Frazer, Marina Hechler, Laura Hathaway, Lisa Padgett , Michelle Pranger, Sheryl Jacquay, Amy Talbott, Lori Heiser. Sixth row: Dawn Gibson, Terri Fritcha, Laura Byerly, Peggy Brown, Lori Lash, Jennifer Royhans, Cathy Holmes, Yvonne Nofsinger, Ellen Ellison, Helen Rogers, Sue Robinson, Joyce Main, Annette Miller. Back row: Cathy Sickafoose, Cathy Kortenber, Emily Erbelding, Judy Krueckeberg, Jill Todd, Lisa Brunet, Marcia Peters, Gerri Laurent, Chris Glaze, Diana Stratton, Amy Roberts, Linda Meyers. Having one of its largest groups in years, Pep Club helped keep school spirit high by using a variety of cheers to help back the Bulldogs. The group was made up mostly of girls with a few guys also being members. The cheerleaders also belonged to this group, one of the largest in the school. One fund raising project of the Pep Club was the selling of purple and gold rooters for fans to use at the games. The group also sold purple and gold caps for the basketball sec- tionals to keep up the New Haven tra- dition. The officers of Pep Club were: President, Shelly Lash; Vice-Presi- dent, Mark Lee; Treasurer, Mike Cunegin and Secretary, Diane Bow- ers. The sponsors were Mrs. June Holt and Mrs. Patsy Pitzer. Senior John Mclntire expresses his spirit dur- ing the sectionals. Sportsmanship Council enters Many posters could be seen in the halls of the school during sectional week. This was the Sophonnore hall, Victory hall was won by the class of 76 Victory started off with a super pep session and carried on ttnroughi tine nigint during Homecoming, wliich was organized by Sportsmanship Council. Bulldog key chains were sold to help raise money for police protection during football and basketball games. Victory Hall was won by the Class of 76. The varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders made up the majority of the council. Mr. Wolfe was the club sponsor. Officers for the year were: President, Linda Forsyth; Vice presi- dent, Anna Wharton; Secretary, Jayne Essex; and Treasurer, Lori Heiser. 3 ( ) ■D CD ■D CO CD CO o 3 CO Fronf row.- Gwyn Heine, Lori Heiser, Barb Kiebel, Donna Thorp, Becky Glaze, Karia Ashman, Annette Miller, Linda Forsyth, Jill Losher, Debi Louis, Lori Hyman. Back row: Gerri Laurent, Amy Roberts, Chris Glaze, Linda Meyers, Carey Brown, Patti Conroy, Jayne Essex, Judy Flora, Shelly Lash, Cohnne Lampe, Gina Lothamer, Cathy Waldron. Lett. Sportsmanship Council Officers for the gffi year are Vice-president Anna Wharton; Trea- .111 surer Lon Heiser; President Linda Forsyth and Secretary Jayne Essex. Sportsmanship Council — 165 Science Club caught in Pickle Mrs. Weaver, Cheryl Kruse, Kathy Holmes, Cindy Bair, Bettie Dohm, Jenny Rohyans and Becky Aurand appear to be having a good time at the advisers ' party. The annual event of the Y-teens this year was a large Saint Patrick ' s Day party for the residents of the Irene Byron Health Center. Sonne pil- lows made by the Y-teens were given as favors. A party was also given for the children at the Allen County Crip- pled Children ' s Home at Halloween. Y-teens were kept busy with money making and service projects the entire year. They collected can goods for the needy, made kits for the Wells Baby Clinic, sold taffy apples in the cafeteria, and had a car wash at the Standard Service Center. Gloria Wilson, from the Ft. Wayne- Allen County Day Care Centers spoke to the club about the many ser- vices of the center and the Y-teens donated toothbrushes and tooth- paste, along with pillows to the chil- dren. A potluck for the club was held at Cheryl Kruse ' s house and plans were made for the advisers ' party. The advisers ' party was held at the YWCA to honor all the advisers of Y-teens in Ft. Wayne. Interclub council was held every month at the YWCA. This was a time when all Y-teen clubs could get together and exchange ideas. " Girls like the club because it is a service club and they gain a lot of self-satisfaction from helping others. " commented sponsor Mrs. Pam Weaver. The club built up the mem- bership this year and participated in many new activities. Officers for the year were: Presi- dent, Cheryl Kruse; Vice-Pres., Cindy Bair; Secretary, Beth Fraser; Trea- surer, Sharon Rikard. Y-teens: Front row: Beth Fraser, Cheryl Kruse, Cindy Bair, Sharon Rikard. Second row: Sue Risk, Mary Jacks, Laura Hathaway, Cheryl Jacquay, Carole LInlnger, and Sharon Brenmer. Tliird -oi v.- Jeanenne Gallmeyer, Elynn Ellison, Cheryl Schortgen, Cathy Waldron, Bettie Dohm, and Mrs. Pam Weaver. Fourtti row: Lisa Padgett, Yvonne Nofzlger, Jenny Rohyans, Becky Aurand, and Kathy Holmes. 166— Y-leens JB Master alchemist Craig Darnell concocts a smoke bomb during science club free time. Science club. Front row. Glenn South), Joe Kleinrichert, Gay Canough, Diane Daly, Sue Dixon, Wendy Canough, Scott Delucenay, Jory Katras, Alex Skalecki, Dawn Snyder. Back row: Ed Stumpf, Sue Johnson, Mark Jarvis, Kathy Rinker, Dave Shifley, Ken Theisen. Loraine Kaufman, Kathi Hunter, Nancy Chew, Larry Fabian, Pete Li, Mike Guenther, Mr. Art Wilder, Nancy Bergman, Mr. Lynn Klopfenstine, Kim Hauke, Mr. Keith Runnings. Not pictured, Barry Taylor and Craig Darnell. Science Club under the leadership of Barry Taylor, Kim Hauke, Mr. Keith Hunnings, Mr. Lynn Klopfenstein and Mr, Art Wilder had a very busy year. Like all other clubs much of the time was devoted to raising money. Increasing the treasury was done by ways of working the coat check and canteen at ball games and selling license plates. The major money making project was environmental, the selling of trees and vegetable plants. Not all activity was work though. Several meetings were spent on dis- cussions, movies, or experiments. There were three trips. The first trip was to the Sechler Pickle Factory. Another trip found club members braving the cold and wet elements on a spelunking adventure. A final event was an overnight canoe trip in south- ern Indiana. After a very profitable year the sci- ence club finished with a gargantuan feast. Science Club — 167 c i If NFL Front row: Mary Chester, Wendy Canough, Tammy Liptord, Amy Coffman, Carole Lininger. Back row: Kathy Dupont, Jeff Crisler, Kathie Hunter, Melody Dyson, Thom Fox, Steve Barrington, John Schlllinger. I NFL sends Thorn Fox to state in boys extemp The Fellowship of Christian Ath- letes tries every year to send as many members as possible to the national FCA Conference. During the time they stay at conference, the guys have a chance to compete in athletics and learn about Christ. To make money to help send guys to conference, the club sponsored several car washes, sold ads on the basketball programs, fire extinguish- ers and used records, and had a radio raffle. FCA officers this year were: Presi- dent, Mike Davis; Vice-President, Brad Stephens: Secretary, Craig Dar- nell: and Treasurer, Mark Hevel. Students in National Forensic League enjoy competing against stu- dents from other schools in both first semester debate tournaments and solo speech tourneys held all year long. In addition to the fun there are also monetary rewards. Kim Notestine won a bond from the Voice of Democ- racy Contest; some members had expense-paid trips to State Finals. Bowling Club met every Monday night after school at Brunswick Lanes. Members bowled in two man teams that competed against other teams. The winning team was Darwin Werling and Jerry Mohr. (• Brad Stephens scrubs hard on a tire while other FCA members work on the rest of the van during one of the club ' s four car washes. 168— NFL,FCA " -feS ni B ' wt FCA front row: Dan Wallace, Sam Laurent, Mark Hevel, Craig Darnell, Mike Davis, Tonn Matthews, Mike Sickafoose, Greg Goodwin, Everett Cass. Row two: Pat Beuchel, Don Genitle, Ron Roberts, Mark Hellinger, Scott Coffman, Dave Matthews, Bill Jeffords, Scott Hevel, Mike Farrell. Back row: Dave Shifley, Mike Polles, Ed Gardner, Eric Bilik, Ken Wilson, Dave Reimschisel, Jeff Bilik, Gary Goodwin, Pat Ryan. Bowling club front row: Kenny Barr, Paul Grider, Mike Hanni, Jim Mohr, Doug Marks, Jerry Mohr. Back row: Larry Fabian, Dan Brown, Mike Guenther, Darwin Werling, John Ridgeway. Trying for a strike, Steve Mason rolls the ball down the alley. The club bowled every Mon- day after school at Brunswick Lanes. FCA, bowling— 169 There ' s more to JCL, Getting off to a fine start for tine 1975-76 school year, the Spanish Club entered its decorated car in the Homecoming parade. Although the club membership was decreasi ng, those involved were very interested. The club members ordered T-shirts, displaying Spanish Culture, with the printed saying Que Pasa Amigo? across the front. At the Christmas Party there was a white elephant exchange with trivial gifts being passed on. As the year progressed the Span- ish Club did various things to bring in money. Oil lamps were sold to fellow students in hopes of building up the treasury. The club sponsored a tricycle race at the Sadie Hawkins County Fair which proved to be fun and difficult for ail. More money came in from the sale of school spirit buttons that were sold during sectionals. Foreign language buttons were also sold. Kathie Dupont held the position of President; Cindi Weida, Vice-Pres.; Valerie Wallace, Secretary-Treasurer; and Patti Conroy President Elect. -- . -- _ jB— Front Row: Bre Hahn, Valerie yallace, Kim Hauke, Donna Thorp, Mike Velez. Second Row: Carol Bates, Kathie DuPont, Cindi Weida. Back Row: Danelle Lawson, Jane Ernst, Karia Ashman, Jamie Mann. Jill Moyer, Mrs. Doris Mann. Riding the Spanish Club ' s Homecoming car are Freshman Danelle Lawson and Seniors Kathie Dupont and Jim Gentile. 170— Spanish Club Spanish than foreign words starting the year off with a third place in the Homecoming car con- test, the JCL members were prepared for a busy year. Saturnalia, an annual festival, was celebrated in December ' after two months of selling candles. The new year began with a funday at Pokagon State Park. Sadie Haw- kins was the next big activity. April was slated for the state con- vention at Ball State. The JCL members won first place honors at the state convention for their scrap- book. JCL officers were: Consuls, Gay Canough and Marcia Vondran; Scriba Sue Faeth; Quaestor, Tom Schlup; Co-historians, Lori Lines and Leslie Weikel. Rota, an ancient children ' s game, became one of tine many things Sophomores Rick Isenbarger and Kenny Barr learned in JCL. First row: Leslie Weikel, Kathy Guenin, Tammy Liptord, Lori Kaufman, Marcia Vondran, Tom Schlup, Sue Faeth, and Margaret Maroney. Second row: Lori Lines, Ron Forks, Rick Gordon, Russ Johnson, Tim Ulrey, Kevin Shoda, Rick Theuer and Kevin Grady. Third row: Jeff Baxter, Jeff Gordon, Mark Erbelding, Becky Daughtery, Kathy Northey, Kathy Kortenber and Emily Erbelding. Saturnalia, a night Sophomore Sue Faeth and many other Latin Club members will remem- ber. )CL— 171 French Club — Front row: Sue Johnson, Nancy Maddox, Patty Snyder, Diane Ocock, Dawn Snyder, Kim Notestine, Becky Glaze, Ms. Mary Jo Purvis, Nannette Meaux, Barry Taylor. Second row: Reglna Shieetian, Julie Greenwood, Glenn South, Mike Davis, Amy Coffman, Shirley Forks, Caria McKeeman, Jean Wiegmann, Barb Kiebel. Third row: Betty Armstrong, Lori Heiser, Gwyn Heine, Donna Tinker, Carol Russell, Carol Lininger, Becky Aurand, Betty Brand, Larry Neher, Mike Skalecki. Fourth row: John Seelig, Steve Larson, Mike Snyder, Peggy Bivens, Sylvia Nicholson, Melody Dyson, Terry Schnell, Stephen Savard. Fifth row: Roger Meyer, Brad Royal, John Schillinger, Cheryl Cook, Melissa Blair, Sandy Evans, Mary Gasper, Darryl Gitter, Tony Miller. Last row: Terry Screeton, Pat Harper, Pam Casterline, Laura Coftman, Dawn Lopshire, Jill Todd, Duane Meaux. French, German Clubs French Club ' s initiation proved very messy for some new members. Sophomore Betty Arm- strong found it out when she competed in the pudding eating contest. Barry Taylor throws the ball into play during a French Club soccer match against an oppos- ing club. French Club entered a car in the Homecoming Parade, played inter- language soccer games and held their annual Christmas initiation party in the cafeteria. To build up the treasury, French Club sold French perfume, garters for the Sadie Hawkins dance and picture buttons. Over the summer, the club was involved in the Three Rivers Festival and New Haven Festival Days. This year ' s officers were: Presi- dent, Becky Glaze; Vice President, Kim Notestine; Secretary, Dawn Sny- der; Treasurer, Diane Ocock. 172— french Club Junior Ed Stumpf and Senior Tammy Lipford get into a warm discussion on a German Club activity while Cathy Waldron is caught in crossfire. participate in inter-lingual soccer ■ rani German club tried something out of the ordinary this year, they took an excursion to Pokagon State Park, Club members had never done any- thing like this in the past. Some of the other club activities this year were Christmas caroling at German Club — front row: Mr. Guenther Rohrmoser, Karen Watters, Mike Vidra, Kathy Waldron, Jeanne Gallmeyer, Elaine Bradtmiller, Patrica Bugher. Second row: Greg Schmidtke, Diane Bowers, Mike Guenther, Peter Li, Edwin Stumpf, Kirk Tolliver. Third row: Ken Lawson, Mary the Lutheran Home, the annual Frankenmuth Michigan trip and the German candy sale. Officers this year were: President, Darwin Werling; Vice President, Mike Vidra; Treasurer, Tammy Lipford; and Secretary, Karen Watters. Chester, Larry Fabian, Janice Chester, Lisa Halpin, Annette Davis, Jean Koenemann, Mark Erbelding. Back row: Pam Plummer, Sue Robinson, Anna Wharton, Nancy Lonergan, Pat Beuchel, Tom Eichman, Kent Kahl, Mark Eifred, Joe Eiechman, Kenny Barr. German Club — 173 Cirls pucker up for first place Clerical Lab Club was very active this year. They had a tall picnic at Mr. Norman Stephan ' s house and received first for their car in the Homecoming Parade. They also had a Christmas pizza party at Noble Roman ' s and an end of the year banquet at Lucky Steer, where awards were presented. The biggest project of the year was the Clerical lab movie, which was made to raise money and shown at Sadie Hawkins. Students like the club because it gives them an opportunity for associ- ating with other potential office work- ers. " The club has a lot of fun things that they can participate in, such as the movie, " commented sponsor Mr. Stephan. President of the club was Joan Knoblauch; Vice-president, Debbie Samra; and Treasurer, Pat Snyder. Chess Club members met once a week for competitive chess. They had a chess meet with Bishop Luers. Chess Club enables students to meet others interested in competitive chess and to play in compliance with the rules. Debbie Samra represented New Haven at the national OEA contest in Topeka, Kansas during May. She first had to win at the regional and state contests before advancing to the national keypunch contest. Carrying the sign that accompanies the Clerical Lab Honnecoming car are left to right; Sue Trzynka. Cheryl Kruse, Mary Ann Roricl , Rita Ehinger, Joan Knoblauch, Aimee Gagnon, Peggy Tatman. Members of Clerical Lab are: front slide; Joni Moore. Cheryl Kruse, Joan Knoblauch, Brenda Pyle, Lorl Hyman, Sue Trzynka, Rita Ehinger, Carolyn Rosswurm, Debbie Cheatham, Debbie Samra, Sponsor, Mr. Nor- man Stephan. Up slide: Mary Kelty, Karen Fin- ley, Aimee Gagnon, Kim Fischer, Renee Cntchfield 174— ClfrifdUah Club Pat Beuchel, concentrates on his game dur- ing one of chess clubs annual meetings. Chess Club — front row: Mr. Norman Stephan, Mike Guenther, Mark VanTillburg, Bill Vernard, Bob Raatz, Kirk Tolliver. Second row: John Schillinger, Stan Bradtmueller, Kieth Prine, Mike Sickafoose, Bill Jeffords, Mike Saxman, Bob Fahl. Back row: Bob Estes, Mark Erbelding, Thom Norton. Bryan Eichman, Pat Beuchal, Jeffrey Stumpt, Mike Bendele. Members of OEA are top to bottom: Cynthia Knoblauch, Alex Skalecki, Mary Kelty, sponsor Ms. Carolyn Glossenger, Lisa Lynch, Debbie Cheatam, Gayle Rath, Debbie Scott, Robin Cochran, Debbie Samra, and Joan Knoblauch. ChessClub, OEA— 175 Left The stage for the two-act play of the ■Effect of Gamma Rays on Man in the Moon Mangolds. ■ was made by the M G stage crew with help from the Industrial Arts depart- ment Sophomore Dawn Lopshire plants Mangold seeds for her science experiment. Got a play request? Call M G Masque and gavel under the lead- ership of adviser Mr. Francis May and President Scott Coffman led the club to do the two-act, " Effect of Gamma Rays on Man in the Moon Marigolds. " The club presented one-act plays which the members presented to any organization upon request. These plays were performed for convales- cent homes and many clubs in the surrounding area. Several hours of hard work had to be put in by each member in order to even present the one-act plays. Each member did an excellent job, whether it was gathering props, booking the plays or actually acting. Starring in the two-act was an all girl cast. In the show were Amy Coff- man, Dawn Lopshire, Sue Holt, Laura Coffman and Margie Louden. Combined efforts of all M G members were required to stage the production. Props, constumes, stag- ing and lighting were taken care of by the group before the play was per- formed. The cast of the two-act stops to talk with Mr, May during dress rehearsal, as the stage crew gets ready for the next scene. 176 — Masque and Gavel MASQUE AND GAVEL. Front Row: Kelly Potter, Margie Louden, Kathie DuPont, Amy Coffman, Scott Coffman, Mr. Francis May, Tammy Lipford. Second row: Laura Byerly, Cheryl Cook, Dawn Lopshire, Pam Casterline, Barb McGill, Jean Koenemann, Laura Cotfman. Third row: Wendy Canough, Betsy Smith, Steve Law, Sue Holt, Shelly Lash, Terry Wilcox, John Thompson, Back row: Alex Skalecki, Karen Watters, Anna Wharton, Danelle Lawson, Beth Blumenhurst, Kirk Tolliver, Mark Erbelding. 1 Senior Margie Louden gives her science project at the science fair. Her project consisted of boiling the skin off a cat. Cast of the two-act are Laura Coffman, Margie Louden, Amy Coffman, Sue Holt, and Dawn Lopshire. Matching a shirt, tie and suit is Senior Brad Blosser who is employed at one of the three Bennetts Clothing Stores in the Fort Wayne BlackwelTs Super Market 511 Broadway New Haven We Are Lower Priced Than Chain Stores Goings TV 521 Broadway New Haven RCA - Mognavox - Whirlpool Sales Service Sambo ' s Family Restaurants 6631 New Haven Ave. Fort Wayne Ind. Robert Severance Owner Manager Carpet Corner 432 Broadway New Haven Floor Coverings For All Occasions Hartman Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning 535 Green St. New Haven 749-1624 Heating and Sheetmetal Contractors " Wm Looking over the emergency equipment at E. Harper and Son in downtown New Haven is Junior Cathy Waldron and Freshman Tim Mclaughlin, Compliments of The B. F. Goodrich Tire Company Ft. Wayne Plant were the OTHER GUYS BEGoodrich Ramer ' s Cleaning Center 357 Lincoln Highway West New Haven, IN. 749-9168 Ronnies Briar Room 615 BroadwayNew Haven, IN. 749-2864 Good Food — Good Service New Haven Locker 710 Broadway New Haven, IN. 749-4100 Prop. Frank (Bud) Clem Buy Meat in Ouanity Live Better for Less J.S. Shepherd 3810 LAKE AVENUE Ralph Keller, coach of the Fort Wayne Komets, displays a hockeystick to Seniors Dan Brown, Bob Love, and Scott Reifsnider. 180— Ads ' ENERAL Brian Mettert and Jeff Stumpf examine official demonstrator truck used by General Truck Sales Corporation. General Truck is located at 5905 U. S. 30 East of New Haven. Havenherst Golf 216 North Rurfus New Haven, Ind. Rudy ' s Hardware 618 Broadway New Haven , Ind. 749-2512 Zollinger Motors 535 Broadway Good Clean Used Cars New Haven, Ind. 749-5159 Hot Stamp Engineering Co., Inc. 619 Broadway New Haven ,lnd. 493-3395 Rick Losher holds the interest of Freshmen Kevin Scherschel and Jan Scheimann as he explains the proper technique of aligning a car. Sunny Schick Kodak 407 West Washington Fort Wayne, Ind. Nationwide Ins. 132 Lincoln Hwy Suite 10 749-9696 Ron Elwood Ins. Agency Moon Printing Company 621 Broadway 749-9538 Wedding Invitation One-Stop Bride-to-be Center Joe Isenbarger Associates 440 Lincoln Hwy. West Residential, Commercial, and Business Opportunities R. L. Barrett Store 717 Broadway 749-9141 The Beauty Boutique 613 Broadway Complete Hair Care Including Wigs f ' h Senior Tim Stratton and his brother, Jim, talk with Freshman Greg Bischoft, in front of the Real Estate office, Stratton, Shaw, Stratton is located at 622 Broadway, New Haven. Hunt Realtors and Auctioneers 132 Lincoln Hwy, New Haven, Ind. 46774 Complete Real Estate Business Philip L. Schnelker, Inc. Consulting Engineers Civil-Sanitary 2777 Maplecrest Road Fort Wayne, IN 46805 485-631 2 V and M Shoes 501 Broadway 749-4463 Shoes for the entire fannily New Haven Lumber 532 Green Street call the Lumber number 749-4567 Senior Karen Brenner waits on Claudia Pratt as cookie nnonster looks on. Bremer ' s Incor- ported is located at Highway 1 4 East. Ned Lloyd Brothers of the Shears 41 5 Lincoln Hwy E 493-2675 Hook ' s Drug Store 1 1 2 Lincoln Highway West New Haven, IN 749-1361 Ha a come d w n m MOTISI s Sfisiif i Senior Lisa Gering pulls up as Junior Scott DeLucenay climbs aboard one of ttie many trucks owned by Parristi Leasing, Inc. Parristi Leasing is located at 3801 Maumee Avenue, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Lifers too short to waste. Get moving. Join the Navy. Join the Navy and get into electronics. Learn to work with machinery. Or build the basis for a career in modern communications. Or any of more than 70 different fields of worl you may qualify for. All through Navy schooling. And Navy experience. Life ' s too short to waste. And the Navy is offering you too many opportunities for you to pass it up. Get mov- ing. Be someone Special. Join the Navy. For full details, see Mac Bowers, Navy Recruiting Station, 7506 K-mart Plaza South, Fort Wayne, Ind. 46806 With the hot and humid days ahead, A W Root Beer hits the spot with bulldogs and tour- ists. A W is located at 41 1 U.S. 30 East. Observing some of the fine cookies at New Haven bakery are freshmen Maureen Finn and Jay Leonard. New Haven bakery is located at 915 Lincoln Highway East New Haven. r All 60ME %j DELAGRANGE U.S.24 U.S.30 NEW HAVEN ' y fem Del grcinge Bgyff gonnci treat yQh ' reeef goocff mjC — ' — " T T! Freshman Tim McLaughin is trying on some of the many fine sport coats at Blacl well ' s Department Store. Blacl weli ' s Department Store is located at 909 Main Street New Haven, Ind. Junior Cathy Waldron stops by Pensingers Jewelers and looks over some of the fine qual- ity merchandise. Pensingers is located at 908 Main Street New Haven, IN. JC Automotive Autopro Professional Parts People 635 Hartzell Road New Haven, IN 46774 749-5137 Gold Sun Restaurant Home Cooked Meals and Pies Gale and Patsy Coak— Owners 1502 Estella Avenue Fort Wayne, IN Phone 749-9190 Don Ehlerding Kawasaki 6119 US 30 East 749-9686 Mrs. Tom Walker and Miss Barb Schraeder observe a portrait ot Senior Dave Rogers. Tom Walker Studio, is located at 516 W. Washing- ton Blvd. Fort Wayne. students enjoy relaxing witti a Coke or eating luncli at Coney King. Coney King is located at 7 1 5 Broadway in New Haven. Young citizens get involved with local businesses The results VARSITY TENNIS NHHSOPP Luers Southside Northside Concordia Huntington DeKalb Elmhurst Wayne Snider Northrop Homestead Sectionals 3 1 1 1 5 4 3 3 3 2 4th VARSITY WRESTLING NHHSOPP Southside 37 24 DeKalb 33 24 Wayne 1 5 49 Northside 28 27 Concordia 38 27 Northrop 1 5 39 Snider 30 24 Bellmont 1 1 44 Woodlan Invitational 2nd New Haven Invitational 4th NEIAC 2nd RESERVE WRESTLING NHHSOPP Dekalb 1 8 3 Wayne 20 22 Northside 38 21 Northrop 26 38 Concordia 9 24 Bellmont 1 8 36 RESERVE BASEBALL NHHSOPP Bishop Luers 7 Woodlan 3 2 Harding 9 10 Homestead 7 9 Homestead 7 11 DeKalb 10 4 Harding 2 12 Columbia City 4 5 NHHS Southside Concordia Northrop Bishop Luers Snider Snider Columbia City Heritage Huntington North Bluffton Bishop Dwenger Bishop Luers ;ebal NHHS L OPP 3 Harding South Adams Northside 2 1 12 3 3 6 12 7 1 1 DeKalb Homestead 4 6 5 7 6 5 3 12 Angola East Noble 7 2 1 15 Garrett 10 6 1 Bellmont 8 1 14 2 14 6 6 3 3 Harding Harding Leo Norwell 13 5 4 8 5 4 3 3 11 Hertiage (Sectional) 1 2 Bat Girls front row: Laura Byerly, Cheryl Jac- quay, Debbie Gebert, Paula Parris. Back row: Julie Rohyans, Patti Conroy, Pam Plummer, Lori Springer, Carol HumI, Ellen Ellison, Jill Moyer. 19f)— Scoreboards - — — 1 ' 1 Mk M fur- " " " " " " l " i H H llTK HftS4 IB % miM - H F fkT thA rw ■r j»r Sl SL ' Vf BB99 i 1 i i 1 K , 1 Jl V y j A rr |f ? " WJ?! Hi 1 SKETBALL14-8 | VARSITY BA H| NHHS 79 76 GPP 77 61 v «JI -m Harding - ll|H|| Ml J DeKalb - .-- - - - :■ ■ g " ■ y fe hJ BJ " ' ' Concordia Angola 53 77 S2 m ■ ' jI 61 ' fP I ' , t ' WW ' ' i •. , , j Heritage 52 73 - vaNi M»f W i i . -: . Wf - , Soulhside 51 56 53 66 " « ' r. ' ? - M . _-- ' ? ' ' I " ' ■ ' ' ■ ' " ■- " ' " S-ii Bluff ton Hammond 55 67 Wrestlerettes front row: Jennifer Devoe, [ Deb- ers, Mary Chester. Third row: Melody Dyson, Hamilton S.E. 57 Die Goldy, Margie Louden, Linda Forsytli, Jan KarIa Colglazier, Sue Starkey, Debbie Gebert, 72 :;hester, Peggy Jo hnson, Suzanne CI aus. Penny Steinhauer, Karen Critchfield, Nancy Northside 62 73 Second row: Jill Gerardot. Kathie Dupont, Kim Richardson. Back row: Amy Meyers, Regina Woodlan 68 53 Hauke, Cindi Weida Lisa Gering Diane Bow- Sheehan, Cheryl Jacquay, Lori Lash. Snider 65 51 South Adams ' 83 74 RESERVE GOLF GIRLS ' VARSITY Homestead 77 72 NHHS OPP BASKETBALL 3-1 1 Carroll 74 59 Wayne 170 182 NHHS GPP Garrett 58 61 Concordia 171 164 Huntington 41 52 Bellmont 85 84 Homestead 167 166 Bishop Luers 57 33 Leo 58 64 Harding 189 179 Wayne 41 44 East Noble 68 57 Woodlan 192 181 Bellmont 41 48 Columbia City 90 75 Garrett 169 164 Northside 26 44 Sectionals -eo 166 166 Leo 21 60 Bistiop Luers 47 45 Northside 127 144 DeKalb 31 52 Wayne 66 720T Garrett 170 210 Bishop Dwenger 36 44 DeKalb 184 166 Concordia 28 33 Southside 132 132 Columbia City 39 69 JUNIOR VARSITY Bishop Dwenger 174 163 Homestead 73 61 BASKETBALL 5-1 3 Heritage 186 199 Northrop 48 45 NHHS GPP NEIAC Sectionals Harding 28 54 GOLF 1 3-1 U Harding 36 48 DeKalb 33 22 NHHS GPP Concordia 43 47GT Wayne 147 159 GIRLS ' RESERVE BASKETBALL 3-1 7 Angola 55 48 Harding 153 166 NHHS GPP Heritage 40 48 Homestead 165 157 Huntington 27 20 Southside 23 60 Concordia 150 151 Bishop Luers 16 36 Bluffton 38 42 Woodlan 163 167 Bellmont 1 1 25 Northside 20 62 Garrett 147 165 Northside 16 20 Wayne 38 46 Elmhurst 161 170 Leo 8 6 Snider 39 71 Carroll 181 163 DeKalb 17 14 South Adams 39 31 Snider 181 167 Bishop Dwenger 10 17 Homestead 46 41 Warsaw 162 160 Concordia 1 7 20 Carroll 62 56 Snider 162 163 Columbia City 22 29 Garrett 34 37 Leo 156 153 Homestead 22 23 Bellmont 37 62 Northside 143 168 Leo 31 59 Garrett 158 178 TRACK East Noble 41 64 DeKalb 151 160 Norwell 63 NHHS 57 28 So. Adams Columbia City 44 58 Southside NEIAC 146 166 2nd Northside 96 NHHS 32 Homestead 6072 NHHS 57 47 ' 2 Woodlar Angola Invitational 1st Carroll 77 NHHS 50 Bishop Dwenge 147 155 Northrop 103 NHHS 19 37 Luers Heritage 158 171 Harding 94 NHHS 28 66 Wayne Northrop 162 152 Heritage 82 NHHS 45 10 Bluffton Homestead 162 160 ScoroboarcJs — 191 Sectional 6th a A jams B eni Adams LesJ»e AOS Aruefsmeyer Mrs Baroar; AmtJief Li2 Ames Kevin Ames Laune Ames Tim Amstutz Ooug Amstutz LtZ Amstutz Rot n Anderson Bonny Anderson Lorne AntJefSOn Tim Andf us Sieve Armsirong, Betty Annstfong, Carl Ajmslrong. Mr Paul Amett Larry AjTX ] Mark ART Asnnran Karta Aneberry. Keiih Augensletn Rtchard Augustine Richard Aurand Becky Best. Mark BeocheJ. Pal BICENTENNIAL Bilik, Enc iiK. jefi Btngman, Sally Stack, Palricia Biaif Melissa Bletzacker, Debby Bietzacker. Helen Blew, Vicki BiomeKe, Lisa Biossef. Brad Blumnehersl, Betti Blumenherst. Dave Boniempo. Donna Bowers, Dave Bowers. Diane Bowers, Mrs Mildred BOWLING Bradtmiiler, Elaine Bradtmueller. Judy Bradlmuellef, Slan Bradtmueller. Snen Bradtmiiler Teresa Brancfield, Debbie Brand, Betty Braun, Mark Bremer, Karen Bremer, Sharon Bricker, Steve Bntlsan, Chris Brockman, Jeti Brooks, Jed Brooks, Roxie Brown, Carey Bruder, Linda Bruder. Sarah Brunei. Brett Brunei. Brian Brunei, Lisa Bryanl. Craig Buanno, Catherine Bucher, Conny Bugher, Patricia BULLDOG SUPPORTERS Buitemeyer, Deborah Bullemeyer, Richard Burlord.Kathy Burgette, Robin Burnett, Terry BUSINESS DEPARTMENT Butham, Dannie Butler, John Butt, Andra Byerly. Laura Byfd, Richard 8-9 37,,89. 169 69. 1 09 126, 172 106.164 116 154, 155, 172 89, 178 106, 177 60,79. 116 168 117 106 60 76. 1 1 7, 1 75 126 39.89, 101 117. 150 117. 172 1.92. 101, 159, 169, 26. 117. 154. 155 Cntchlield, Karen Crdchtield. Renee Cronkite. Tina Cfosley, Scott CROSSCOUNTRY Crow Beth Crow, Kevin Crownover. Mr Max CulbeMson, Denny Cunegin, Mike Cunningham, Cindy Cunningham. Deb 115.118. 162 32.56, 76,88,90. 101. 129, 151. 164, 196 72,73,80, 107 72,127 Daly Brenda 118. 164-155 Daly Diane 40.90,100,101.167 Daly Donna 104. 107 Darnell. Craig 33,48,51.52,64. 75. 104, 107, 150, 167, 169 Daugherty, Becky 1 27, 1 70 Davidson, Jim 75, 118 Davis. Annette 128, 154, 155 Davis. Marglo 40,90 Davis. Melody Lou 107 Davis Mike C 76. 1 28, 1 54. 1 55 Davis MikeK 47. 107, 159. 162, 164, 169. 172. 196 Davis. Scott 53, 128 DeLucenay, Scott 107. 159, 167, 184 DeMarco, Mike 20,21.40.90. 101, 196 Demetnades, Mike 1 28, 1 54, 1 55 Denney, Tim 107, 159 Denton, Cindy 118 Denton, Don 128 Devaux, Steve 39.40.90 Devoe, Jenniler 34, 118, 153. 154, 155. 162 Dewaelsche, Cathleen 107 Dickenson, Goettrey 1 07 Oillman, William 40.90 Dillon, Ruth 128 Dixon Susan 4.40,90, 100, 154, 155, 167 Dize, Dave 118,154,155 Dohm, Bettie 1 1 8, 1 54. 1 55. 1 66 Doll. Tim 107 Dominque.Dan 40,90 Doty, Glenda 40, 88, 90 Douglas. Penny 118 Downs. Wendy 154, 155 Orayer, Mrs Carolyn 143 Drew, Brad 107 Drew. Melissa 128 Drewery, John . 1 28 Dupont.Kathy , 25,90, 100, 101. 164. 168. 177 Dyben, Scott 128 Dyson, Melodie 118,168.172 Bade Dave 1.64.89 Bade Snelee 116 Banla Nancy 116 Ban Oidy 106.154. 155.166 Baket Clandis 48.52 .75, 116 Baker. Ken 126 Baker. Teresa 63. 116 BAND 152-157 Banaeker. Vince 126 BAND SWEEPSTAKES 34-35 BanuMI Sam 116 Barnes. David 116 Barr Jen 116 Barr. Kenny 116.169 BarneniK. Metssa 30.35.106. 154. 155 Bamnglon. Sleven 41. 168 Barrow. Larry 69, 112 Barmo4onie«r. Brian 116 BASEBALL 82-85 BASKETBALL 56-61 Bales. Carol 126 Bauserman. Lori 106 Bauserman Mark 126 Baxler.JeK 106. 170 Bayse Jane 13.41 1.89. 150 Bayse. Lorraine 126 Beacn.Sneila 41.89 Beard. Larry 116 Beard. Tna 126 Bearron. Mrs Luarm 102.141 Seek Unaa 116 Beck.Rulh 126 Becker. Becky 63.72. 103.116 Becker. Brian Becker. Gram 106 Becker. Mr John 48. 135 Becker Kamy 126 Beemer Liia 116 Beertoarer. Mr Roben 145 Bel Re 41.89 8ei Scon 116 Beto JoEiien 41 BeKin C « 126 41 Bendeie. Michae( 126. 175 Bender. Linda 103. 116 Bender Midon 106 Bender. Tom 89 116 .154.165 48.89 Bennett. Tom 24 48 88 89 101. 110.158 .159.196 8enscnne«)er. Snetey 107. 126 BergnoH. Laura 126 Bergman. Nancy 106. 167 Berr . Kathleen 116 192— Index Calvert, Dean Canough, Gay Canough, Wendy Carroll, Dan Casterline, Pam Casterline, Mrs Shirely Cass, Mr Everett Cayot. Chuck Chambers, Jamce Chapman, Paul Chapman, Nancy Cheat ham, Debbie Cheatham, Jim CHEERLEADERS CHESS CLUB Chester, Jancie Chester, Maf7 Cheviron. Bulch Cheviron, Sieve Cheviron, Sue Cheviron, Tom Chew, Nancy Chik , Lisa Chin, Colin CHOIR Christianer, Julie Clark, Mr Frank Claus, Suzanne Claypool, Richard Claypool. Sue CLERICAL LAB CLUB Cliche, Theresa Cliche, Tricia Cochran, Robin Cochran. Robert Cocktin. Debby Cocklin, Vicky Cotfell, Patty Coftnnan, Amy Coflrran. Laura Coff man, Scott Coil, Dawn Cole. Diane Cole. Dora Cole. Mary Cole. Raymond Coigiazier, Karia Collins Clayton Connelly, Bev Conroy, Mike Conroy. Patti Cook, Cheryl Cox, Cynthia Cox, Mrs Evelyn Crall, Brenda Creager, Cynthia Creager, Mark Creager, Ted Crisler, Michael Crtsler, Jell Cntchlield. Julie 127, 152.154, 155 117, 154, 155 12.72,89, 174, 175 63 80, 127, 154, 155 63,80.89, 100. 101, 168 5,48,61,64,89 53,61. 127, 154, 156. 162 127, 154, 155 79, 135 17, 153, 154. 155 107,164, 175 127, 131 80, 117 29, 107. 168, 172. 177 29 127, 172. 177 47,74,75.89. 100, 101, 169, 177 , 113, 115, 117, 159, 165 124.127, 164.172, 177 106.107.150,154. 155 Eagleson, Jolene . . . , 1 Easterday, Paul | Easierday, Randy ■ Eby, Doug Edmislon, Steve 106, ' Ehinger. Rita 90, ' Eichman, Brian 107, ' Eichman, Joe Eichman. Tom Eiden, Julie 72. 73. Eiden. Keith Eiden, Mike Eilnd Mark 128, 154, Ellison. Elynn 128, Elsea Kay 35.38,88,90. 100,101, 154,155, Elsea.Sue 128. 154, 155, Emenheiser. Mrs Lois Engleman, Nancy ENGLISH DEPARTMENT . English, Dorothy Enrighl.Bob Erbelding Emily 128,154,155. Erbelding. Mark 107. 115. 170. 175, Erexson. Myron Ernst, Gloria Erpeiding, Jayne Essex, Jayne 5. 20, 36. 65, 66. 1 07, Fsles Robert 107. Evans. Sandra 118. Fabian, Larry 68,90.100,101,167,169 Fabian, Sharon ' ° Fackler,Kent x ' FACULTY ' §5 FSisSnne " ■.■■.■,■,;,■ V.V.VV .IIS: 154. 155, 162. 170 Fahl. Robert 9r Fahlsing, Darren fii i?fl llTA ' i ' : ' ' " .iki69 Farrell.Pal ])!, ' , Faulslick. Mrs Beulah ' • ' Fick. Bonnie Finley. Karen Finn. Maureen Fischer. Kim Fisher, Paul Flora. Judy Flory. Bob Flory. Mrs Thelma Flotow. Stephanie FOOTBALL Ford.Jett Forks, Ron Forks, Shirely Fornell. Mike Forsylh, Linda Fowler, Nick Fox, Thom Frank, Brad Frank. Robin Fraser, Beth FRENCH CLUB FRESHMEN Fritcha, Mark Fritcha, Ten FryKirk Fuell, Sheila Gabel, Margie Gagnon, Aimee Galbrailh, Patty Gaibrealh, Tim Gallmeyer, Debbie Gallmeyer, Jeanne Gallmeyer, Scott Gallmeyer. Tammy Gardner, Ouane Gardner, Ed Garman, Dave Garman, Duane Garrison. Brian Garvin. Mr John Gasper. Ken Gasper. Mary Gear, Mark Geberi, Debbie Geben, Drenda Geels, Salisue Geist,Jim Gentile. Don f niiie, Jim Gerardoi, Angie Gerardot, Cindy Gerardot, Jill Gerig, Mr Merle Gering. Lisa GERMAN CLUB Gibson, Dawn Gibson, Susan Giibett, Peggy Gill. Julie Girardot, Renee Girardot, Sandy Gladieux, Dan Glasscock. Grant Glasscock, Susan Glaze. Becky Goeglein, Mr Paul Goings, Sandy Goings. Sherry Goldy. Debbie Goldy, John GOLF Goodwin, Gary Goodwin, Greg Gordon, Gary Gordon, Jettery Gordon, Rick GRADUATION Grady, Kevin Graham, Don Graham, Lon Greenwood, Julie Gremeaux, Don Gremaux, Tim Grider, Paul Griggs, Richard Griggs, Steven Grimmer, Greg Grimmer, Sue Gross, David Gross, Mike Grubb, Nancy Guenin, Kathi . Guenlher, Michael Gruesback, Steven GYMNASTICS 169 Halter. Michelle 119 JUNIORS 128 Hamillon. Viki 91 Jury Lynne 128 Hamlrn. Steve 108 128.154. 155 Hanefeld Mr Claron 145 as . 90. 1 50, 1 74 128.186 91. 174 128 Haneleld. Mrs Edilh Hanley. Barb Hanley. John Hann., Mike 143 108 53. 129 108. 169 ?8. 36. 65. 72, 108. 150. 164. 165 118 143 91. 101 48-53 lie Hans, Jackie Hans. Mr John Hans Karl HAPPENING76 Harper, Patrick Harrington, JeHrey 129.154. 155 10,27. 135 24,88,91. 150 32.33 48.62.119, 172 91 61.79. 129. 154. 155. 170 Han Jerry 129 108.162. 172 Han. Lon 129, 164 Kage. Laura 118 Harvey, Joe 129 Kage, Perry 20. 72. 104. 108. 165 Hathaway, Laura 72,129, 166 Kage, Susan 118 Hauke. Kim 91, 100,101,150,167 Kaiko, Judi 30. 102, 108. 154. 155, 162, 168 Haus, Amy 63.119 Kan Mr Hamilton 108 Haus, Sandra 109 Katras Jordan 118 Haus. Sally Kautman, Lorraine 63.129.166 Havener. Terry 109 Kaylor. David 172 Hawkins. Thomas 109 Keck Anne 124-131 Hechler. Laura 38,91, 164 Kee, Many 61.129 Hechler, Marina 72, 130 Keeling, Kathy 56.63,80, 129 Heme, Gwyn 64,65,103, 115, 119,164,165, 172 Keller, Tina 108 Heiney, Miss Kay 54, 55,62,63,80,135 Kelly, Laura 129 Heintzelman Ten 109 Kelty, Mary Heiser, Lon 64,65, 116. 119, 146,165, 172 Kern, Kimberly Hell.nger, Kim 130,164, 166 Kiebel, Barb 2. 63, 72, 80, Hellinger. Mark 48,75, 109. 169 172 Helm, Scott 61. 130 Kietjel, Peggy Hemmelgarn, Jacki 119 Kingsley, Cindy Hendnckson Mr Neil 143 Kinney, David Henke, Charles 3.30.139. 161 Kinney, Rick f HERALD 158 Kinzie, Mrs Anita Hevel, Mark 5.6. 17.: 36.48.82, 109, 169 Kiser, Brent Hevel Scott 53.61.130. 169 Kite, Cecil Hevel, Steve 47.91. 101 Kleinnchert, Denise Hicks, Virginia 93 Klannchert, Joe Higgintiolham, Ted 119 Kleinnchert. Steve High Dan 109 Kline. Mary 91 Hill Kathy 93, 101 Kloptenstein. Mr Lynn 91. 174 Himes, Nancy 119 Klotz, Ann 118 Hiser. Rich 76, 130 Klotz Karen 118 Hitzemann, Carl 130 Kneller. Linda 108 Hobbs, Robert 109 Knepp Larry 108. 166 Hockemeyer Jim 130 Knepp, Ken 129 Hockemeyer, Mr Ross 145 Knoblauch, Cindy 108.164 HoHer Mr Ron 48,52,60, 143 Knoblauch, Joan 53. 108 HoMman Edward 119 Knuckles, Kevin 129. 169 Hogue, John 109 Koch, Sue 91 Holcomb Don 38, 48, 93 Koenemann, Jean 129 Nolle Kim 119,154. 155 Kohrman, Brad 118 Homes Janet 130 Kohrman, Richard 141 Holmes, Kathy Kolkman, Kris 108 Holocher. Terrence 119 Kollkman. Keith 118. 172 Holt, Mrs June 141. 164 Korn, Mrs Virginia 119. 154. 155 Holt, Sue 22, 24, 28, 29, 32. 36, 80. 1 04. 1 05. 109. 150.162. 163. Kortenber, Cathy 91.101. 108 150.154. 165 177 HOME EC DEPARTMENT 112 Kraning. Bruce Krauter Beckie 108. 150, 154, 155 Hoover. Shan 130 Krauter, Kim 47 ,76,108, 169 HOMECOMING Norton, Thom 20.21 109. 176 Kruecketierg. Judy . Kruse, Cheryl 68.91 119 Hosteller, Mr Stanley 139 Kummer, Randy Howell, Dons 109 Kun2, Mr Thomas 1,91, 101, 169, 163, 164, 184 172 119 119, 154, 155 35.91. 101.154. 155 108. 165. 172 129. 166 135.175 145 78-79 169 105. 108. 169 108.170 61. 129. 170 40-41 124. 129. 154.155. 170 ,53.119.129 129 23. 103. 108. 150 .53. 129 48.52.75. 119 119.169 113.119 119. 154.155. 170 Hadley. Dean 119.154.156 Hahn. Bret 119 Hallerty. Kirby 129 Halpin. Andrea , . 91 . 1 50 Halpin. Lisa 129.154.155 Halsey. Marsha 1 29 Halsey. Roger 119 Hrdlicka. Cris 130 Hrdhcka. Rick 119 Hubbart. Gregory 75. 1 19 Hubbart, Jell 120, 154, 156 Hubbart, Jennifer 1 30 Hugnenard, Kevin 93 HumI, Carol 130.164.155 HumlMr Don 8. 141 Hunnings. Mr Keith 143 167 Hunter. Kathie Hunter, Mrs Margaret 141 Hunter, Sally Hyn- 92,93, 101,165, 174 Ikerd, Connie Ikerd. Jeftery Ikerd. Jackie INDUSTRIAL ARTS Isch, Mr Gerald Isenbarger, Bob Isenbarger, Rick Jacks, Mary Jackson. Rhonda Jacquay. Cheryl Janes. Everett Jarvis. Mark JCL JOBS AND VOCATIONAL Johnioz Michelle Johnson. Aimee Johnson. Carl Johnson. Mr Dennis Johnson. Peggy Johnson. Russell Johnson. Sue Jones. Allen Jones. Norene Jones, Mrs Virginia 120, 164,155, 47,60,76, 120, 169, 20. 103. 120. 153. 101. 109. 154. 155, 167 170 120 130. 154, 166. 162 120 30, 109. 12 130 120 38. 39. 93. 1 4 1 S 9.3 11. 109. 146. 150. 159. 163, 164. 166.. 67.93, too. 101. 150 130 128 68 59. 83, 93 143 162 93, 12 109 41,93,98, 1110 113 i;t 109 16 120, 159 109 136, 167 93,95 5, 36, 54, 55 63, 109 104 S2 48, 75, 120 154 1S6 1119 1 5 93, 101. 1 4, 1 5 93. 101, 154, 155, 162, 177 130 too, 145 63, 130, 170 48.52,68, 120 110.154. 166 130. 154. 155 130.154. 155 93. 101. 159.166. 174 48.52.60. 120 145 Lake. Mrs Diane Lake. Mr Richard Lamb. Mr. Thomas Lamben. Tim Lampe. Corinne Lampe. Mark Lane. Jon Langslon. Mr Waller LANGUAGE Larson. Steve LaRue. Luann Lash, Laura Lash, Michelle 177, 196, 198 Laurent, Chris Laurent, Gem Laurent, Ron Laurent, Sam Law Steven Lawson. Oanelle Leach Tammy Lee, Clarence 5, 20, 23, 65, 66, 1 20,21,25,32,36,54,55 131, 154, 155 i,93, 147, 154, 155, 165 120, 154. 155 110. 164. 155 33 120 150 131 154 tss 94. 101. 1 50. 164. 165. 44. 47 ; 74 7f 1 94 65 72 1.31 IBS 36.47.76 II nil 126 48 62 1211 164 131 1 7 131 1 44 164 62. 63. 131 Jump. Mike Index— 193 Lee Mark Leed Peggy Leonard Jay Lei«nOergef fcAssBettv Lolord Tamara Lockaro Pat Loneigan Nancy Lonergan Sue Long jube Lopshire Dawn Lose Mr Dan Losner Jrit Lolhamef Bnan Lothamer G na 20 37 39 165 196 198 Lomamer jun Lomamer Kerty Louden Alan Louden Marg Lough NafKy Love Bob Lo e David LuCCAe April Lutlrnan Ctnay Lybarger Mr Gaf, L ncn Anir ony Lynch L-sa Lynch. Gef»e Lyons Brei Lyorts. Dan Lyons. La ry 110, 164 no 131, 186 22.94. 100, 101,146. 162. 163 167 94 20.92.94. 101 no no, 170 120, 131 m Maddox. Narxry Mahan. Karen MaraioU. Miss Mary Mann. Mrs Dons Mann. Jarme Maruey, Sieve Marks. Douglas Marks Garen Martis Wendy Maroney Cheryl Maroney Dave Maroriey Margaret Maroney Peggy Martm Brerxla MarVi Cheryl Martm Cynthia Mason Steve MASON AfiD GAVEL Masierson, Bartsara MATHEMATtCS Maittesan. Shafi Manes. John Matmews David lubtthews, Tom May, iM Francis May. Mr 5am Maytee Cheryl Mayes Lori McAbee Bart) McBnde Sue McO»n Del McCoium CtiarmarK McCoTT Terry McGtf.Barb McGd Brenda McMenry Oenno McJury. Nofrna Mc «en Laura Mclnbre, John Mctmosh. Stuart Mclnfurft, Mr S»n McKee Susan McKeeman Carta K cLaughhn Tun McNar Jeff McNen Mr Roger Meauy Ouar Meauy Nanette Me nger jefi ,94,95, 100. 101. 162, 172 Meizger Jav Metztef Thomas Mever Jeanne Meyer Kathy Meyer Mrs Leroy Meyer Roger Meyer Tom Meyers, Amy Meyers. Linda Meyers, Ron Miller Annetle Miller. Carl Miller, Dawn Miller, Mrs Jody Miller. Tony Milliman Jim Mtlhman, Mr Paul Mimck, Kay MIRAGE Miichel, Debra Mitchell, Denise Mtlchell, Mr Jerry Mohr, Jerry Mohr, Jim Momper, Kurt Moore, Doug Moore, Joni Moore Phil Monaghan Mt Patrick Monk Donna Moyer Jill Moyer John Mover Richard Mulligan, Mr Dave MUSIC Myers, Bruce Myers, Lon Myers Sandy 21.41,82.95,96. 162. 199 65,72.132,165 110 1.65, 103, 115, 121, 165 114. 121. 172 121. 154. 155 102. 135. 96. 154. 160 ' 67. 96. 132. 53. 53. 109. 155 1.96 ■161 121 96 139 169 169 132 132 174 5: 1 76 . 141 121 . 169 132 . 162 2, 16, 26. 27 .48. 51. 58. 59. 96 6 32, 110 94, 128 28 29 124, 131 164 172 176,177 5 51 92 94 101 154 155,165 lal 64 65 66 92 94 98, 100 %? 47° Nau, Jenery Neher, Larry 48,75. no 131 29 94 100 101 164 177 Neilson, Roy Neilen.Mr Hank Neuhaus Jan Neuhaus, Tim 120; 154; 155 NEW SCHOOL 63 110, 165, 196 16 48 51 56 57,94 180 196 NFL Nichols Dianna Nicholson, Russ 52, 1 20 Nicholson Sylvia 131 Nichler Tom 120 Nicoielti, Richard 145 Notzmger Yvonne 94 Nonhey, Kahty no i7s Nomina. Mike 120 Nonon, Mrs Marge n 72. 132. 132. 154. 165. 47. 75. 104. o Verl Oberlin Ocock David Ocock Diane OEA Oehlef Tammy OKLAHOMA Okuly Pamela Osborn. Greg 12.96. 100. 1 60. 75. 1 37. 56. 57. 58. 59. 62. 79. 86 96. 1 00. 24-25 01. 113 21. 162 47. 196 p-q 131.154. 155 118 131 131 Padgell. Lisa 47 48,52. 75. 110, 169 Palmer Kelly 75, 114, 121 169 Pankop, Jell 143, 176. 177 Parker Don 143 Parman. Mr William 131 Parris, Mike 131 Parris Paula 110 Pamsh Mrs Jean 110 Parlridge Randy 110 Pallee Kim 94 Pallerson, Cheryl 94. 100 Payne Amy 131 177 Pa ne Kevin 94 Peaks Karen 94 Peaks Sharon 131 Pembenon Mary 131.154.155. 162 PEP CLUB 32.88,94.150.154. 155 PEP SESSIONS 47. 75. 121 Perlberg, Jell 48.68. 139 Perlberg, Kevin Peters, Marsha 131 110.154, 155. 172 Pelers Diann 32. 131. 154. 155, 178. 187 Pelers, Joanne 132.154. 155 PHrSICAL EDUCATI 139 Pickeli David 36.132. 172 Pilzer Mrs Palsy 20 94, 100. 101. 154 155. 172 Place Lori 76. 132 Plummer Pam 61.132. 181 Police John Police. Mary Police. Sandy Polley Sieve Polios Mike Potter Kelly Pranger Michele Pratt, Mike Prine, Keith PROM Purvis, Miss Mary j Pyle Brenda Ouandl Diane Ouandl Marylou 132, 169 104 II 1 113 177 111 132 96, 101 158, 159. 196 60. 79, 111. 176 36-37 137. 172 20 67.92 96 101 174 Raalz. Bob Raber, Brenda Rader, Mr Thomas Radke, Deborah Rath, Gayle Ray, James Reed, Tern Reichhart. Robert Reitsnider, Scott Reimschisel, Dave Reinhart, Kevin Resor, Max Reuille, Laura Reuiiie, Lisa Rhoades, Janice Richardson, Nancy Richhart, Mrs I Tona Ridenour, Julie Rider, Bryan Ridguvay, John Rikard. Linda Rikard, Sharon Rinker, Cathy Rinker, Tim Risk, Sue Ritchie. Mr Phillip Rittenhouse, Michael RIVALRY Robbins. Mike Roberts, Amy Roberts, Kathy Roberts, Mrs Kay Roberts, Mrs Maxine Roberts. Mehnda Roberts, Ronald Robinson, Kelly Robinson, Sue Robinson, Tammy Rochyby. John Rodenbeck, Mark Roemer, Denny Rogers, Dave Rogers, Helen Rogers, Wayne Rohrmoser, Mr Guenther Rohyans, Julie Rohyans, Jennifer Rohyans, Julie 1 1 1 Rondot, Bill Rondol, Luane Rondot, Sue Rorick. Maryann Rosswurm, Carolyn Rosswrum, Rosi Roth, Jerrell Roth. Michael Rowe, Brian Royal, Brad Ruger, Ellyn Rumbaugh, Kevin Russell, Carol Rutherlord, Beth Ryan, Ms Carol Ryan, Patrick 56,87,96. 180 53. 132, 154, 155, 169 ill, 154, 155 47,75,96, 100, 101, 169 111 122,166 in, 154, 155. 167 96, 100,101, 121 132, 166 72,122, 154, 155, 166 72. 132. 166 121 Saallrank. Linda 132 Saallrank. Tim 132 SADIE HAWKINS 75. 137 Same, Susan 96 Samra Ann 121.154. 155 bamra. Debbie 137,159. 196 Samra, Lon 121 Sanche; Belly 132 Sanderson Charles 132 Sanderson Debbie 132 Sariazin Don 121 Sarra2in, Donna 132 Sarrazm. DeWayne 111 Sauders, Dave 111 Svard, Slephen 164 Saxman. Kim 10-11 Saxman. Mike 154. 155 Saylor, Richard 154. 155 Schaadl. Angie 132 Schaeler. Michele 121 Schaeler, Sieve 121 Scheimann, Jan 130 Schersuhel, Kevm 68.76. 121 Schillinger. Jim 143, 164 Schillinger. John 121 Schimmoller. Warren 111 164 Schimmoller. Wendy 8.96 Schladenhaullen. Belh 37. 132 154, 155 97. 100. 101, 174. 175 124, 132 132.154, 165 124. 132 112 132, 172 112, 154. 155 132. 175 132 37.92.97. 101 122 122 132.164. 181 132. 154, 155 122. 164. 155. 168. 172. 175 122. 150 132,164, 155 122 194 — Index Schlup, Thomas Schmidt. Mr Chester Schmidt. Linda Schmidt. Vicki Schmidtke. Chnslel Schmidtke. Greg Schneider. Dan Schnelker. Mrs Hilda Schnulh, Howard Schorlgen. Cheryl Schram, Mike Schuben. Chuck Schuberl. Gloria Schuckel, Mike Schuckel, Valerie Schultz, Greg Schuit Jell SCIENCE SCIENCE CLUB Schwartz. Jennifer Scolt, Deborah Scoit, Pamela Screeton, Terry Seals, Michele SECTIONAL WEEK Seelig John Se ' t?. Jeanne SENIOR DINNER DANCE SENIORS Sesney. Dianna Shatter, Dean Shafler Gayie Shaw. Keile Shaw, Lori Shearer Michael Sheehan, Regma Sherman. Mike Shitiey. Dave 5, 31.36,37,39, ' Shoda, Kevin Shoda, R L Short, James Showman, Kim Shuler, Cindy Shultz, Gregory Shullz Jeft Sickaloose, Cathy Sickaloose Mike Sickaloose. Pamela Sickles, Aneta Siegers, Pamela Siegers, Patricia Simon, Michele Sipe. Mr Carl Skaiecki. Alex Skalecki, Mike Slitler. Chuck Smith, Beth Smith Christy Smith, Oebby Smith. Elizabeth Smith Judy Smith, Mary Smith, Steve Smith. Sandra Smith. Sue Smith Terry Smith. Tony Smoot, Sharon Smuts, Brad Snell Tern Snyder, Cindy Snyder. Dawn Snyder, Kent Snyder. Mike Snyder. Patncia 31, 36,; Snyder, RiCk SOCIAL SCIENCES SOPHOMORES Sorrell, Calvin South Glenn Sovine, Dave Sovine, Kevin SPANISH CLUB Spieth. Cheryl SPORTSMANSHIP COUNCIL Springer. Lori Stacy, David Stapleton, Cindy Staplelon, Dennis Stark, Kenny Starkey, Sue Slauller, Michael Slebing, Mr Don Sleigerwald, Diann . Steigerwald, Lester Steigerwaid, Rich Stem. Jane Stemhauer. Penny Stephen. Mr Norman Stephen. Jell Stephens, Brad Stephens Jama Stephens TrenI Stephenson Amy Stephenson LuAnn Stevens, John Stevens, Laune Stevens, Rick Slevens, Robert Steward Mr Donald Stier. Cindy St Myers, Debbie St Myers, Kirk Slofler, Peggy Stotter. Sue Siradling. Steve Straflon. Diana Slratlon, Tim STUDENT CONGRESS Stuerzenberger. Mark Stumpf. Edwin Stumpf, Jetf Sturgill, Bryan Suciu. John Suciu, Mrs Marge Sudduth, Chris Sudmann, Allen , , Sumpier. Joe Swank. Kud Swanz, Linda Swartz, Neil Sweet, Steve SWEETHEART DANCE Swygarl.Doug Sztuk. Mitchell t-u 97. 154. 155. 157 46 47, 68, 76 63,61,76, 133. 172 36 48. 5 1,83 .97. 101 133, 154. 166 97. 100. 150 48 .52. 114. 122 122. 172 122 97 101 167. 169. 196 25 133 154, 166. 170 112. 154, 155 60. 122 133 122 77 122, 154. 155 122 20.80 ,81 133. 164 3 59 76. 112. 169. 176 80 122 164 122. 154. 155. 162, 164 97. 101. 150. 158. 167. 175, 177, 196 37, 112. 162. 167. 172 24. 76, 112, 150 53,133, 154, 155,172 1.95,97, 101, 162, 172. 196, 197 Talbott. Amy Talbott, Leslie Talbott, Patricia Tarr, Mr David Talman, Bruce Tatman, Lisa Talman, Margaret Tatro, Carta Taylor, Barry Taylor, Chris Teeple, Doug Teeple, Scott TENNIS Thatcher. Susan Theisen, Kenneth Theurer. David Theurer, Robert Thrush, Robm Thomas. Tonda Thompson. Barbara Thompson, John Thompson, Phillip Thompson Vicki Thorp. Donna Thorp, John Tinker Donna Tobias. Kevin Todd, Jill Tolliver, Kirk Tomlinson, Diane Tomlinson, Julie Torrez, Da le TRACK Trowbridge, Jane Trigg, Bonita Trzynka. Joan Trzynka, Joel Trzynka, Susan Trzynka, Tom Turner, Mr George TWO-ACT Ulrey, Tim Updike, Mike Urschel, Sue Wiegmann Jean Wiehe Mr Mofliz Wilcher. Melvin Wilcox. Ten Wilder. Mr Arthur Wilhotl. Sieve Williams, Dawn 72. 133, 164 113 Wilson Ken Wilson Max 99 Wincheslei. Jim Winans Susan 48.62 .68. 122 133 Won Lisa Won Richard 99 174 Wolle Mr Roben 113. 164, 39.99, 100. 101 155. 162 167. 172 53 133 Woods Sharon Woodward Peggy Workmen, Kevin 122 99 Worman Randy Wormcastie Patricia 80-81 Worrell Loni 122 WRESTLING 113. 154. 113. 154. 155. 167 133 155. 170 Wrighl Mr Tod Wright Peggy Wulfl Doug V Vachon, Phyllis Vachon, Susan Vandermolten Kathleen VandermoMen, Teresa VanDriessche, Mark VanKirk, Jelt VanKifk.Pam Vantillburg, Mark Vetez Jeft Vetez, Michael Vernard, Bill Vernon, Debbie Vidra, Michael Vilialba, Pat Voglewede, Mr Ed Voglewede. Jayne Voirol, David VOLLEYBALL Vondran,Kim Vondran, Marcia Vondran, Pam Vondran, Mrs Mane Vorich, Jim Vorst, Julie Vorst. Matt Vowles, John Vowies, Michael Vowles, Steven Vroman, Sandy 24.87.99. 154 155, 175 22, 133 88,99, 101, 150, 163, 164 113. 175 67,99,150, 164 112 164, 196 11 139 174 175 112 32 60 74, 75 112. 163 80 133 60 124. 133 97.100 53.61. 133 97 Wacasey. Kenneth 48.52.60. 122 Wacasey. Kevin 99 Walda, Maxine 135 Waldron, Cathy 99 Waldron Ronetl 112 Wall, Phillip 133 Wallace. Dan 122 Wallace. Ellen 112 Wallace. Valerie 112 Walker Mr Jim 164 Warren Laurie 38.99.182 Wass. Kathy 162 Walters Karen 112 Weaver. Mrs Pamela 113.162.173. 181 Weekly Rita 61. 133. 167, 175 Weekly. Theresa .32.99,154.155 Weick. Mr Richard 60. 1 22 Weida, Mrs Barbara 143 Weida, Cindi 122 Weikel, Leslie 122.154.155 Weikel Rebecca 146 Werling. Mrs Chris Werling. Darwin 99 Weston, Jett 75.133 Welter, Kelly 99 Whanon. Anna 22-23 Wichern.Gail 122. 153. 154. 155 Wichern. Kathy 122 Widenhoeler. Penny w 72. 113. 154. 166. 165. 166. 178. 187 41.98. 100.126.169 113. 164. 165, 177 x-y-z 99 74-77 Yagodinski Michael 99 Yingling Sandra 133 Voder Randy 123 Youse Mr David 133 Y-TEENS 99 Zeigler LouWenda 99 Zimmerman. Lynelle 135 Zimmerman Troy 28-29 133. 170 123.154. 155 30,46.47.75 114 z Index— 1 95 Editor-in-chief Associate Editor Sports Editors Assistant Organizations Editor Assistant Advertising Editor Assistants Faculty Senior Editors Underclass Editors Index Editor Special Events Photographers Adviser Patty Snyder Mark Osborn Dan Brown, Bob Love Scott Reifsnider DaveShifley Mike DeMarco Mike Cunegin ShellyLash, Jeff Bilik Gina Lothamer, Deb Bultemeyer Diane Ocock, Debi Louis Lori Hyman, Penny Steinhauer Brent Adams Patty Snyder, Mark Osborn, Alex Skalecki, Shelly Lash Tom Bennett, Mike Pratt, Ken Wilson, Scott DeLucenay, Walker ' s House of Photography Mrs. Jean Parrish Mrs. Jean Parrish and Captain Midnight take ■ ' 40 winks " at the MIRAGE lock-in. The lock- in was held to get as many pages on the book done as possible. Above: Senior Patty Snyder distributes roses to all the girls at the Publications banquet held at Three Kings. 1976 MIRAGE STAFF. Front row: Shelly Lash, Gina Lothamer, Deb Bultemeyer. Debi Louis. Second row: Mike Cunegin. Patty Snyder, Diane Ocock, Penny Steinhauer, Mike Pratt, Ken Wilson, Bob Love, Tom Bennett, Mark Osborn, Dan Brown, Alex Skalecki Back row: Mike Davis, Dave Shifley, Scott DeLucenay, Mrs. Jean Parrish, Mike DeMarco Not Pictured: Lori Hyman Remember when? That Down Home Feeling.. . ' a year filled with fun! Remember when? When we look back over the year many memories of the fun times will remain. Brownie ' s magic act, Dan and " Reefer ' s " polo ponys or Ben Gay and Fag Newton imitations. Davis ' Richard Nixon, Howard Cosell and constantly mocking my laugh, how I talk and how I run. Shelly and Louis ' clown costumes. Dave ' s firetruck noises or Mark and Dan ' s thirteen second record run through the course in room 36. The ' book ' is nearly finished! Thanks to help from the dedicated part of the staff. It was a lot of play, a lot of hard work, and a lot of rushed meals (Rootbeer, McDonalds, and ' Roble Nomans ' ). Many people worked very hard on this year ' s book and words cannot express how much this has meant. This includes Deb Bultemeyer and Gina Lothamer for the dedica- tion they had, Mike Pratt for all the work he did for the MIRAGE and Dave, Mark, Penny, and Brent for giving up their summer vacation to help out. Appreciation goes to: Ms. Sue Dettmer for the help she has given me in past years; my parents, Maxi and Halbert; family and friends for standing behind me in all my crises; Mrs. Barb Ahlersmeyer for helping us in pinches; Mr. Stan Parrish for putting up with the lock-in and Mrs. P ' s late nights with us; and of course, the most important member of our staff, Mrs. Jean Parrish (mom) for putting up with us period. Thanks should also go to; Mr. Dean Musser Jr. for the Band Sweepstakes pictures; Mr. Larry Pensinger for pictures of the Florida trip; Dawn Snyder for Band Camp copy; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Walker for taking pictures, and developing and printing the pictures on such short notice during ' deadline crisis ' ; all advertisers; the senior parents; students; and the faculty members that let staff members out of class to meet last minute dead- lines. A special thanks goes to the Ball State Journalism instructors who helped us during the workshops. They include; Colonel Chuck Savedge, Nela Patterson, Les Howell and Marion Breedan. I wish to thank three people in particular; Mandy, Tindall, and Marcus. These people not only were a great help with the yearbook but were good friends. As for the ' book ' everything is centered around the theme " That Down Home Feeling ... " The ' 76 staff tried to relay the message that New Haven is ours. It is small enough to be able to know almost everyone yet big enough not to be called country. Being " at home " only means that we feel comfortable here and that it is a carefree phase of our life. . . Will we ever again experience " That Down Home Feeling . . . ? " 2 A -gjU. u rUJ OiU cC - LJS A rr -C l Lyri Cl. ' -f j .. UJ-ri iJ JLCuJ oA U M a C-( .ljucM gSfCn Above: Patty Snyder poses for the camera in her attire for a day during Homecoming week. All the senior girls wore overalls that day. Below: Patty is in the Gypsy outfit that she wore as part of the Senior Dress up day for Halloween. The Seniors got together and had many dress up days this year. cAa Celebrating their golden anniversary during the bicentennial is the Class ot ' 26. Approxi- mately 7900 have graduated from NHHS. Below: A helicopter was hired to do the heavy lifting of equipment into the new New Haven High, Senior Shelly Lash works diligently on her pages of the 1976 MIRAGE. In Shelly ' s words " I run the book! " 198 — That Down Homo Foeiing Varsity cheerleader, Gina Lothamer wipes the tears of |oy from her eyes as the Bulldogs go ahead during the last home game. I ' That Down Home Feeling... ' It was some year... " That Down Home Feeling . . . " It was some year. It saw the band march ott with NISBOVA Sweep- stakes, and it saw the date ot Home- coming changed as many times as an infant ' s diaper. " That Down Home Feeling . . . " It was some year. It saw the winter dance return and it saw publications win the theme for Sadie Hawkins " MOONSHINE MADNESS. " It saw 130 couples attend the Prom " Just You ' n ' Me " where Karen Klotz and Mark Hevel reigned as King and Queen. " That Down Home Feeling . . . " It was some year. It saw activity periods closed. Wednesdays activity remained the same as previous years with the other days of the week for mini-courses, club meetings and pep sessions. " That Down Home Feeling ... " Nationally it was some year. It saw the Cincinnati Reds win the World Series, Pittsburgh the super Bowl. It saw Rutherford win the Indianapolis 500 and Indiana University have an unde- feated season and win the NCAA Championship . " That Down Home Feeling . . . " It saw campaigns and primaries. It saw President Ford in Fort Wayne cam- paigning and it saw President Ford and former Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter win the Indiana Primary. The year also saw Howard Hughes and J. Paul Getty, two of the world ' s richest men die. " That Down Home Feeling . . . " It was some year . . . " Will the Class of 1976 stand for the turning of the tassles, " Senior Class President Jay Metz- ger directs his fellow classmates. Campaigning through Fort Wayne is President Gerald Ford. The Bulldog Band played at the Coliseum. That Down Home Feeling — 199 That Down Home Feeling... Leaving New Haven vi hen in a hurry one was ahead, new jobs, college, marriage, new invanably caught by the train. Once across friends, a family. We are forced to face a those tracks it seems like so much lies behind whole new lifestyle. That Down Home Feeling us— many friends, many hopes, many . . . Can we make it? Only time will tell, dreams As we ramble on we realize what lies New Haven Bids You Farewell re san angeio, cexas

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