Nimitz High School - Valhalla Yearbook (Irving, TX)

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It's Jther Monday morning and the it one in the bathroom gets the water! just after he reaches the Jr knob, his feet are whirled out m under him tthanks to little lther's skateboardj and he ends in the tub, pajamas and all. wing to make up for lost time, he as to do two things at one time. 'eal bowl in one hand, soap in other hand, he begins to scrub gently. Great!! Now he's drop- l the soap. Hunting furiously the slippery article, he spills still half-full bowl of cereal l ends up spending the next ten nutes plucking frosted flakes of his hair. Now to brush his th. A quick glance at the clock, , ' 't'7""""""" imlrlmi as he reaches for the tube of paste, reveals that he is running far behind time. Quickly, the tooth- brush makes its first clean sweep across his teeth ... YUCK! ... lt's then he realizes that Clearasil doesn't taste as well as Colgate. Turning for the second lap, into the bedroom, just in time to find Rover making an early morning snack out of his new pants. Des- perate and left with no alternative, he sneaks into little brother's room and successfully removes his best pair of pants without being noticed. Everything seems to be in place. Right as he heads for the door to leave for school, he hears his little brother screaming in anger that he's stolen his best pair of jeans. At this point, he turns around, walks back into his room, and crawling between the sheets, mutters, "Oh, boy. lt's Monday." A typical da before school New Choral members endure some glances from Lonnie Story during the annual initiations. Carol Fillmore, counselor's secretary, was caught by the camera, while typing student schedules. STUDENT LIFE A typical da during school Tuesday, Sept. 4, was the day that began another year of tests, labs, reports and themes. For many Vikings, each school day began at 8:30, but for people in extra-curricular activities, such as marching band, the day began at 7:30. As the 8:30 bell rang, we made our way into our first period class, where we began the day. At 9:25, we made a run for our locker - which never wanted to open - made a quick pit stop by the candy machine, then dashed through the class doorway, just in time to beat the tardy bell. Half- way through third period, we began to feel the consequences of not eating breakfast. When fourth period finally came, those of us who were lucky enough to have first lunch took part in that ever- present, fast walking race to beat the other students to lunch. Once there, we gathered up our remain- ing strength to wait in line while our stomachs growled in anguish. Finally, we paid our 80 cents, found an empty chair and began filling that gaping hole inside us. Sophomore Anthony Gomez takes time to study biol0gy, which was a required course here. Desere Bean prepares a sketch with charcoal during a lesson in her art class. STUDENT LIFE im l 'ry Thomason, a chemistry II dent, studies on top of a lab le before class. iior Io Coronado smiles as her ention is drawn from her ands by a friendly photogra- ET. ft 'Wu...., Y an Iournalism teacher lack Harkrider shows school spirit by his partici- pation in Western Day. Rhonda Turner and Iulie Romero go through the lunchline on a day when hamburgers were on the menu. Whether we had first or fourth lunch, eating was always more enjoyable when accompanied by disco, rock-n-roll, or country- western music on the cafeteria stereo. As we left lunch, we saw the boys holding up the wall, the ropers in the courtyard, and peo- ple going to lunch. When we went back to class, it didn't seem long until the bell, only to find out it was just the signal for another lunch ending. When the 1:15 bell finally did ring, we shouldered our way through the halls to fifth period. A lot of lucky seniors with work permits were allowed to leave campus, but the rest of us trudged on to English, math, his- tory, chemistry and other "fun" classes. And when sixth period finally came, the Vikas went to practice, as did the "jocks" - football, basketball, and all other teams. As we put our books away for the final time, we began the final countdown to the bell. It made no difference what was going on in class or what we were involved in, we tensely awaited the bell, and when that hollow musical tone sounded, it was like the freeway at five o'clock. We were free for another afternoon. STUDENT LIFE Varsity football players Iimmy Howard and Monte Peiser have fun at a IV football game. Travis Moore and Cindy Bos- worth discover that "horsing" around is one way to show spirit. At pical da after school I The anticipation swelled throughout the school as the final seconds ticked off the clock. Finally, the 3:15 bell signalled the end of yet another school day. Tension building to an almost unbearable level, then the thun- dering sounds of feet could be heard heading towards home, practice, work, or someplace else, such as a club meeting or shop- ping. The students who stayed for practice were usually on an ath- letic team, such as basketball, or were on the drill team, band, or cheerleading squad. "We often had to stay until 5:30 or so on weekdays, except on Thursdays when we left at 3:30 and went home," recalled Vika drill team member Sus Ancheta. "Then we had to come back 6:30 and stay until 7:30. "Friday mornings we had to up at school at 7 in the mornin warm up for the pep rally," continued. "It was hard work, we had fun, too. After a long pr tice, I felt like going home, tak off my shoes and sitting on a ni soft couch with a full glass Coke," she laughed. Homework was the big aft school accomplishment for majority of people. It was given teachers, young and old alike, a was dreaded by all who had to it. "I didn't have a lot of hon work, but I sure didn't like doing STUDENT L IFE Sonja Edwards looks for a way out through the confusion of the lines in the crowded hall. Libby Toland supported the vol- leyball team from the bench, despite her wrapped ankle. fvhen I had it," admitted senior ,ori Bates. "If I were a teacher, I fvouldn't give homework. We go o school five days a week, and I hink we should have the nights and weekends to ourselves," she 'easoned. Going to work was high on the ist of things to do after school for nany students as inflation took nigger bites out of scarce funds. Some students got out of school :arly to go to Irving High to 'work," but it was a class, too. "I liked getting out early Jecause I could go home, eat unch, and take it easy. Then, I lad to go to Auto Mechanics ilassf' said senior Robert Anzal- ua. "We worked on cars fourth, fifth, and sixth periods. Then, I went to work from 3:15 till B," he added. Students often worked late hours to get extra money to take out that special girl or buy that much-wanted stereo speaker. Those lucky enough not to have any homework or who didn't have to work, had a variety of things to do. There were movies to see, books to read, people to visit, sign- painting parties, music to listen to, athletic events, and there was always the family "babysitter," the television. Many pleasant evenings were passed by laughing at the antics of "Mork and Mindy," or learning the latest disco steps on "Disco Fever." After school was the one time that often helped a student make it through a long day -just think- ing about getting out. And it happened almost every day . . . STUDENT LIFE A Coke and a smile these things go good together for Pam Duncan, as she has fun at the lake. Senior lane Kliaber spends her A typical weekend for senior after-school time working at LeRoy Kemper is spent finding .her job at Long Iohn Silvers. a place to ride his motorcycle. A typical weekend Friday. That one word had such impact that it inspired a hit song and movie of the same name CThank God, It's Friday"J, and brought to mind visions of football games, dances and the weekend. Friday was begun by a pep rally, followed by the day dragging onward to the magic ring of the 3:15 bell. The night was usually spent by decorating a car and heading to the game. After the game, everyone headed for the local haunts, such as Pizza Inn, Taco Inn and the Sonic. Saturdays were started by wash- ing the car, mowing the grass, or for the young at heart, watching cartoons on television. The nights were lit with the glare of headlights as everyone went out on the town. Most made the usual circuit of Pizza Inn, etc., but some also went to Dallas to enjoy night life. Sunday was characterized by sleeping into the afternoon, after having stayed up late Saturday night. Then it was time to watch the Dallas Cowboys on television or just take it easy. Sunday nights were used to go to church, or to frantically finish the homework and generally preparing for another onslaught of the Monday morning blues. . STUDENT LIFE Before the South Grand Prairie pep rally, Les Pickett hangs a sign in the freshman section. Boyd Davis and Tim Marshall lead the band down the west hall before the outdoor pep rally. 0 U R 9 PI RIT Before the pep rallies The early morning silence sits like a great giant in the darkened spectator area. Suddenly, at 7:15, the lights are switched on and every scratch on the floor and crack in the wall is revealed in a blaze of mercury vapor. Slowly, girls in blue and white gingham outfits shuffle by twos and threes into the gym to begin their pre-pep rally warm-up. - "Okay, girls! Let's wake up out there." Muscles are popped awake as the disco music blares from the record player. The gym reverber- ates with the sounds of last-min- ute rehearsing. "One, two, three, four Get that line straight!" The cheerleaders casually stroll in, chatting about last night's phone calls and tonight's dates. They set down their megaphones and pom-poms, then begin limber- ing up. Preparing a sign to be hung from the rafters, Ieanne Hays struggles with the paper and string. "lt's too early to be doing this!" The Vikas are now warmed up and have their parts. Now, they can go brush their hair, fix their make-up, and preen their uni- forms. "Girls you've got seven min- utes!" The semi-emptiness of the gym fades away as eager, noisy stu- dents arrive proclaiming their class is the absolute best in school spirit. "Help, where's the tape?" The band, many of them still half-asleep, struggle through the back door, begin setting up instru- ments. and running through riffs and scales, warming up numbed lips. "Oh, no! I lost my music sheets!" Groups of students now begin shuffling in and head for their respective class' seating section, wondering if they'll have enough lung power to win the coveted Spirit Award this week. "We haven't won it in two weeks. We've got to win it this time!" STUDENT LIFE if-fukin' DUR During the The talking winds down to a low murmur as Big Vik makes his way to the center of the gym. l-le blows his horn, and we know the pep rally has officially begun. A simple "1-2-3-4 ..." from drum majors Laura Iones and Benny Hengy, and the band starts the fight song, "Fight on Nimitz High The cheerleaders make their way across the gym floor, with Vodahn Uohnny I-Iousej tumbling beside them. When the fight song ends, the cheerleaders start with an opening chant. "Who ya rootin' for, N-H-S!!!" The spirit competi- tion is underway. SPIRIT The drill team rushes back and scrambles into their lines while the cheerleaders make sure their megaphones are in the right places and the microphones are working. Finally, it's 7:50, and with the blare of Big Vik's cow horn, the Viking call is issued and the pep rally is underway. Drum major Benny Hengy con- ducts the band into a spirited song during the MacArthur pep rally. pep rallies As they yell the words of the cheers that are embedded in our minds, we think only of a victory for our class. We bring our pom- poms, whistles and other objects that make noise. We all listen for the cornet trio of Larry Dorsey, Iohn Soto and Tim Marshall, to play the tradi- tional "GO" fanfare. Then the cheerleaders gather around the microphone to give one of their famous introductions of the Vikas. "Vikas, Nimitz Vikas what kind of girls are Nimitz Vikas?" Portrayinf an old woman, Keri McFarlan smiles over her embar- rassment during the pep rally. After participating as the "Tiger" in the sophomore skit, Ieane Bal- droe helps with class spirit. STUDENT LIFE at ai he start of a drum cadence and Vikas march on to the gym r to do a dance routine with 1 poms, footballs, or dressed as vns and even 50's skirts. The ory competition yell is next is always the highlight of the t rally. The four different :ses stand and yell for their ss, then stand again, uniting mselves with the others in hing the Vikings a victory. . few words from a senior ath- , no matter what sport, assures all they will do their best that ll. We're really going to try to win game - you all come out and ch " lnce again, the cheerleaders ter, this time to introduce the td, with their own words to a 1-known tune. "Our band, has irst name, it's S-u-p-e-r, our band has a second name, it's B-a- n-d We clapped along to the music, and on one occasion, we watched the Flag Corps. After the band feature comes our favorite cheer, "Hey Gang," which was always the loudest of the pep rally. "Hey Gang? twhatl Are the Tigers going to win this game? Hey, no!" Then comes the announcement of the spirit award winner. "This week the spirit award goes to the That's followed by the good luck cheer, victory spell out, school song and fight song. The athletic teams make their way out of the gym, followed by the Vikas, the students, then the band. Sud- denly all is quiet, and an empty echo haunts the once filled gym. X it it F ' . t urvrxw X -i X ' ar: :.. g While on an 18-foot ladder during the Cardinal pep rally, Coach King received a "spirit"-filled pie. "Go, fight, win!", yells Lori Bates and Sandra Ercanbrack during a 7:50 Friday morning pep rally. Vika sponsor Ms. D. tDottye Stan- fordj laughingly speaks to Vika major Meladie Mitchell during a pep rally. STUDENT LIFE Waitin for the crowd to leave the g m a ter a pep rally as senior y F Ierri Cantwell. Continuing to wear his spirit, even in class. is lack Harkrider. GUR SPIRIT After the pep rallies The cheering was over and knots of students crowded their way to the various exits. Football team members used their usual exit through the left gym door. After they had gone the rest of the student body and teachers who came to watch the rally proceeded to the exits at the bottom of the stands. The gym had emptied, and the paper wrappers and forgotten coats were all that remained from the morning rally. No one remem- bered the hours of work that had gone into preparing the props, the practicing of the cheers and rou- tines. Thoughts now were directed toward the coming day's activi- ties. The rush of confusion between getting from the gym to the hallways often found Mr. Curry or Mr. Winn reminding the teachers that the pep rally had ended and to corral the remaining students into rooms. The excite- ment now moved to the hallways inside the building as they slowly filled with students and the administration. When the pep rally ended. it signaled the begin- ning of another Friday. Classes went on with an occasional sight- ing of a Vika in her blue gingham outfit, or a football player in his blue knit team shirt, bearing the Viking emblem on the shoulder. When Saturday finally arrived. the 7:30 football game became partially a social event where we went to see our friends. It wasn't the prototype that we would all imagine. The game ended and everyone headed for Pizza Hut or Pizza Inn to talk over the rest of the weekend. Q Embarrassed by her strange attire after a pep ra ly is cheerleader Ann Dean. STUDENT LIFE I tping senior tacke Waylon Har- ove's ankle is concerned Bob right, team trainer. k if 54. A wire-and-paper rainbow is cre- Vtted for the senior class, with the ielp of Mary Ann Butts. - A... We -answer Style and content are vital factors to English teacher Gail Kent, while going over a composition. if-lt True friends lthough some might not admit it, there was a close teacher-student relation- ship that bound them together throughout the year. A unity that ran through them like a golden thread, creating a pleasant atmos- phere and good working condi- tions. Numerous scholars depended on various teachers for different reasons. Some teachers often helped an ailing grade average by assigning extra credit work to grateful students: others explained a difficult problem after school. STUDENT LIFE Coaches guided their athletes down the road of development. They trained us to meet our poten- tial, helped to develop our best skills, and become a good friend. Without them, there would have been no teams, and many of us would have been injured, not knowing the correct way to warm- up or how to run a certain play. Many teachers sponsored clubs or organizations for us, so we could share a common interest with others. "I really like sponsor- ing the National Honor Society. I really get along well them. We are just one big family," said Mrs, Ste- phens. A good teacher-student rel- ationship helped many of us see school as a pleasant "duty," and made the year go by faster. It also seemed to make it easier to obtain that hard-worked-for piece of paper. . .the diploma.. An ironic smile creeps across Chemistry teacher Don Marsh's face as he listens to a student. 'T X Checking over papers is just on of the tasks teacher Don Killian per- forms. Pulling in extra hours as a co and history teacher, jane M takes time to correct a quiz. STUDENT LIFE Y if f f -T ' L' L fi -Q 119 i' Lastirio friends A crowd gathers around to watch the excitement as angry words are exchanged. Seconds later the first blow is thrown and the crowd is hushed. The two boys wrestle each other to the ground: the crowd separates and steps back to avoid the struggle. A urmur is heard as a concerned eacher steps into the clear part of the floor and all motion is stop- ped. Each is taken by the arm and as jerry Seabolt and Ricky Burton catc a friend's eye, while walking through the halls. i E E - Student Council member Kathy Phillips sells a bumper sticker to friend Tyrice Parks during lunch. Far from being ropers, the year- book photographers, Tony, Tim, Lee and Ieanne still enjoy the hats. 5 V escorted down the hall and to the office. After the scuffle has ended and all students have been pointed in different directions, the gossip begins. With the familiar words about the Nimitz "family" ringing in our ears, one might wonder why fights and quarrels occasion- ally took place. Through a day of classes everything wasn't always smooth-going. Students had to overcome many problems in the course of a single day. As if getting up and getting ready for school wasn't hard enough, we had to come to a building that was some- times full of noise, confusion and grumpy moods. Then when we thought we were going to make it to the end of the day, lunch period arrived. After spending half your lunch period in line, someone cut in, since he outweighed you by STUDENT LIFE Sophomores Iames Scharre and Ricky Limones work together painting signs at a sign painting party. spending half your lunch period in line, someone cut in, since he outweighed you by 15 pounds and stood 6-1 you decided to grin and bear it. School was finally out and we wanted to go home and forget the armful of homework that we had collected, but then we looked across the street and got the first glimpse of that new dent in oui car. At times like these, no one stopped to think about friendship or family, we all just "knew" it was there' WMO? Student relationships often included more than two people, as proven by Donna Sloan, Shannon O'Brian, and Gina Shrum. Bob Chase and Charlie Gynes are two members of a four-man pyra- mid being built at the outdoor pep rally. 24 STUDENT LIFE Class meetings of the freshmen :.L ,..f, ,E ,, 5. .ay he PA system cracks as Ierry Winn begins to speak. "Teachers you may now release your students to go to the class meeting." As if the corral gates had been knocked down, hundreds of stu- dents, all underclassmen, flocked into the almost empty hallways. Like dropped marbles they seemed to go in every direction. Some headed for the blue cush- ioned seats that awaited them in the auditorium. "What's it about this time?" is heard from among the crowd of heads headed for the doors at the top of the stairs. "Same old thing!" comes familiar reply from a muf- fled voice in the crowd. No matter what the meeting concerned there were always those whose thoughts drifted not to where to sit after they finally got in, but of how to avoid the watchful eyes of the teachers. The meetings always started with the opening speech of the class "pres.". The formalities always came first, with officers who had things important to tell the class. Next came the part which told us what we already knew. We still didn't have enough money, but we had enough of bake sales. When Talking about other interests are what many people do in a class meeting. Sitting with friends and enjoying time out of class was one activity in class meetings. Relaxin by placing her feet on back of a chair is sophomore Miriam lngle. STUDENT LIFE 25 Settling down in their seats before T the class meeting begins is Shawn Cook and Iody Green. "How much candy are we going to have to sell now," ask Quint Moore, Thomas Horton, Anthony Acosta and Ann Dickerson. Class meetings of the sophomores Nl s 4 A everything had been said, the class "pres" usually stood up and uttered those words we all hated to hear, "You may all go back to your classes now." With a drawn- out sigh, everyone stood up and discussed which route to take, hoping that class would end before they reached their final destination, second period. Reacting to a funny remark is Pam Kennedy at a class meet- ing. F f ,f xg ty g ' i stg a A lap full of information. Th what Rodney Cooper got at meeting. STUDENT LIFE Class meetings of the juniors Kevin Wolever tries to avoid the camera as he makes his way back to class after the senior meeting. john Randle and Peter Howell lis- ten closely to the nominees for the senior class song. U ,174 1-rt 41-1 aw EP' Q then there weze three - three class officers that is. After the first tri-semester, junior class president Kevin Bing- ham had to move. But he left us in good hands. The presidency was turned over to vice president jerry Lamb, leaving the president's office open. Iunior class meetings were always a fun way to miss class. Class sponsor Ms. Carol Pier always gave a pep talk to give us the initiative to win the Spirit Award, and helped us to go on to win the hall decorations contest The class meeting was also an opportunity for the junior class counselor, Linda Staggs, to talk to us as a whole, telling us things we needed to know about our junior year. The highlight of the junior class meeting was always Mr. Cur- ry's talks with us, which always made us feel better the rest of the day. And when it was all over, and we were sent back to class, we realized that we were the junior class, the seniors of tomorrow. STUDENT LIFE Class meetings of the seniors or seniors, the senior class meeting had a special mean- ing. We were the senior class, meeting to discuss plans for our graduation. Whether we met to order caps and gowns, announcements or discuss prom, we knew graduation wasn't far away, and getting closer all the time. Our class President I- Ram- sey would always start the meet- ing by asking us to rise for the Pledge of Allegiance. Our class treasurer, Kathy Phillips, would then give us the financial rep' telling us how much we neec for the prom. Our vice presid Waylon Hargrove then gave u pep talk to get the spirit up to 1 those M8rM's or go to the car wa to help raise money for the prc Finally secretary Stacie Da would tell us plans for the prc which was never too far away. I the meetings never lasted lo enough, and we were sent back class until the next senior meetii Tricia Linton, Celinda Lindsey, and Iudy Keane pay close atten- tion at the senior class meeting Senior class president I- Ramsey discussed prom plans at the first senior class meeting. Senior Keith Meeks watches closely as the graduation announqements are explained at the meeting. i Q Q S si'- Q-rx STUDENT LIFE I hope I don't fall ost of the attention of Skjhonnhet is placed on the winnersg yet, there is much more to it than that. The jience just sees the total effect: I cool, calm girls in their nice asses, and boys in their hand- ne suits. Nhat is never seen is the back- ge whisperings of frightened girls f"Oh, my. Look at those peo- ple where is my mother ... how come my boy friend is sitting with another girl."J and the out- ward nonchalance of the boys, who really were as scared as the girls ful hope I don't fall flat on my face who is that good-looking chick out there . .. Coming to the front of the audito- rium stage is Skjhonnhet nominee, David Saenz. Awaiting the final word of the judges are Carrie Weaver, David Saenz, Susan Ransome, and Terry Ussery. Flashingq radiant smiles at the jam-pac ed auditorium are the sophomore nominees. STUDENT LIFE Grinning out to the audience and striking a pose is junior Skjhonn- het nominee Ierry Lamb. Four of the junior winners are Elaine Willaford, Buzzy Murphy, Ann Dean and Tracy Cowen. Skjhonn het why is my girlfriend sitting with another guy?"j. Much hard work, practice, and trembling went on by not only the contestants, but by the Drum Corps, which played their popular cadence while the votes were being tabulated. The Student Council sponsored the contest and put up the attractive decorations. The parents of the contestants usually had to go through a lot . . . looking for dresses, suits, jewelry, and many other things that their daughters and sons needed. But everyone will attest that the trou- ble, exultation, pains, joys and tri- umphs were all worth it, whether or not they won. Q Performing their popular cadence during the Skjhonnhet intermis- sion is the Drum Corps. STUDENT LIFE What's goin up? hat started out looking like mass confusion soon began to take on the shape of a new building, which was to become the long awaited dressing rooms and showers for the girls who participated in athletics or gym classes. The sight of grimy construction workers and wire fencing, which obstructed the circle drive in front of the girl's and boy's gyms, become a normal appearance as the year continued. We passed the piles of mud on rainy days and wondered if the gaping hole in the concrete would ever hold anything but bricks, Reserved parking signs took on a new meaning, as the rubble from the construction took over parking spaces. 8 pipes and wires. Not much of a response came from the student body, who at first didn't seem to know what was going on. Questions like "What's it gonna be?" or "When is it gonna be finished?" were answered quickly, and nothing else was said. With the construction's end came the reorganization of lockers and dressing area. The construc- tion which brought much needed space and took over nine months to complete, cost S500,000. Those connected with the project, which covered 500,000 square feet, were happy to see it completed. . Welding together bits and pieces of metal is how construction workers formed the building framework. Hammers, nails and other things left behind by the work crew marked the spot where the men left off for the day. STUDENT LIFE Digging for moneg? ith the extra time summer left on our hands, some students found them- selves spending more money than usual. Digging deeper in our pock- ets and getting deeper in debt seemed to be a never-ending cir- cle. Summer jobs helped many stu- dents afford the "gas crunch," in order to participate in the ritual of "cruising" the strip. Various jobs supported the needs of Vikings during the hot summer months - anything from cashier at the local drug store to working at the "entertainment capital of the world," Six Flags, as did junior Iamie Pratt, who spends her summers helping others have fun. Minyards also was a popular Putting in a fifteen-hour week, Iennifer Keasler and Laura Mock check the register at Penneys. 32 STUDENT LIFE summer job that for some, lasted into the school year. Although some parents felt that a job during school would hamper the grade average of their children, students found it necessary, if they were to afford the "little extras" that seemed so important. The Irving Mall with its array of stores offered a good selection of jobs in restaurants, clothing and specialty stores. Summer camp, attended by some, helped replace the hard summer labor, and though sum- mer ended as quickly as it had begun, we still had the school year to look forward to and . . . oh, yes ...next summer's job. Q Senior Cheryl Ward fights infla- tion by working at the movie thea- ter in the Irving Mall. "The Gap" in the Irving l' serves as a part-time job for ju LaDonna Crane. E. K '11Q ,, bviouslg it's new ecember 20, the last day of school before the holidays, brought with it food, pres- , cards and more food. Door Jrations of Santa and his eight reindeer helped shove off the lday season. The night of ember 19 was spent preparing ls and wrapping presents for ae we would miss seeing over holidays, and food was pre- ed for the next days festivities. en the last bell of the day lly rang, we were all free . . . at t for a while. ow came the time for frenzied pping, forgotten relatives, istmas parties and New Year's ile decorating doors to pro- e game spirit, Roy Davis and tck McAdams promote a jolly way atmosphere. Eve kisses. Paying for the many gifts that were bought so quickly won't be forgotten so soon by those who spent extra time working to afford the presents. Returning to school with the presents we'd received, we began to feel right at home, along with the others who wore new clothes, shoes or jewelry. The question, "Is it new?" would have been useless, for the answer was obvious. After the door decorations had been taken down, school contin- ued and we all awaited the next chance we would have to cele- brate. Q W i Shopping for Christmas presents found many of us looking for a bargain, as does Karen Robertson. 'Sb' I , . . .. M-. Winning the door decoration contest before the holidays was the goal of Laura Anderson and Mechelle lngle. STUDENT LIFE 2 5 e 1 Track coach Sherri Sessions boosts spirits for her girls during a pep rally. Lauglhing with a student is history teac er Iennifer Giles, while par- ticipating in Fifties Day. UQ. " a To dress up or not to dress up ncontrollable laughter and giggles from your family greeted you as you appeared in a 50's style tie from your father, a dirty hat borrowed from the neighbors and jeans rolled up to display your dazzling white and blue socks. "Go ahead and laugh, dear, but at least I'm going to show spirit for my school!" This scene was repeated in many homes when Gverall Spirit Day came to rally our football team to beat our hometown rivals, the Irving Tigers. The ropers were out in full swing when Western Day aimed its gun on a particular Friday. Many of us showed we care by wearing cowboy hats and jeans, while some even wore chaps and pistols. Western Day may have boosted our spirits, but also helped us realize how brave the pioneers were who first settled in Texas. But the highlight of all Dress-Up Days was during F Day. Many students - and some teachers - dressed in F garb in order to compete ii Fonzie-Pinkie lookalike co with seniors Brent Morgenso Carol Devasher receivin "honors." The Dress-Up Days were a to release our spirit from insi us and to laugh at ourselves a each other. STUDENT LIFE 'mm iii v Nl 1 :tting into the fun of Top the Vika member Patty Moore smiles gers Day is senior Chuck toward her fellow classmates cAdams. while sitting on the gym floor, The return of former Viking Scott Crew and others is one of the highlights of Fifties Day. Tom McNeel, Donna Patrick, Cindy Villareal, and Stacie Under- wood participate in Top the Tigers Day. ,Sz-ff' STUDENT LIFE Seniors Iimmy Howard and David Newell enthusiastically lead the Viking pack onto the field. Typing teacher Gary Schepf par- ticipates in the halftime ceremony during the Homecoming game. 35' mv STUDENT LIFE M ,f ,- ,A if A Sf' wwqsqbtg E i- Attempting to tackle a Sol Grand Prairie Warrior are seni Keith Meeks and Bobby Chase. Homecoming . . . the game lthough it was cold that night, there was a warm shiver of excitement run- ng through the handful of naining fans, as the possibility ending our losing streak came a reality. Tiny cowbells which graced Jmecoming mums tinkled roughout the stadium as voices lled and tension mounted. With seconds left in the game, stu- nts jump up from their seats as :vin Bingham scrambles onto the field. South Grand Prairie lines up at the 18 and awaits the Nimitz offensive line. A breathless moment as Bing- ham looks over the situation, then the ball is snapped and he strides to meet it. The ball sails in the air, heads straight for the uprights. A yell rises from the crowd as it goes through the posts, making the score 30-27. The Viking bench empties onto the field, as does the Vika section, with the strains of the fight song if 5 lk 2 5 555 t Q ., t.., .3".. Rf it s f t 121 With the Flag Corcps at present stance, the ban plays the Q 5-National Anthem at the game. Admiringnl her Homecoming mum during t e game is cheerleader Corinne Piest. emitting from the band. The play- ers knock Bingham down in their enthusiasm, mob him on the ground, then drag him off to make way for the kicking team. The spectators begin counting the last seconds five, four, three, two, one, one, one as the clock stops with one infinite sec- ond. Then that second went by. The players and coaches are ecstatic. They pick up Bingham and carry him to the stands. The Vikas try to persuade Ms. D. to let them go on the field, and everyone in the stands is hugging, yelling, and screaming. Finally, a wave of Vikas scram- ble onto the field and some spec- tators follow. The band strikes up the school song and index fingers soar above the crowd. "We raise our banner to the sky. The silver and the blue. . The Vikes and South Grand Prai- rie scramble for a fumble during the Homecoming game. STUDENT LIFE VALHALLA oming home 'V' bonfire warms up cold night he glowing torch brushed n the gasoline soaked burlap, ch covered the poles that led our victory "V," and with int spark the fire began. First ie bottom of the erected poles then began it's journey to the of the Though a small .e at first, it grew into a warm- fire whose warmth was ugh so that we found it neces- ' to stand at a greater distance n the blaze. The climbing fire out a glow that touched the rs of those who stood at a dis- :e and illuminated the figures hose whose bodies formed the front of the crowd. As the flames reached the ends of the "V" and it became brilliant with fire and color, the chanting of the cheers became noticeable over the voices in the crowd. All attention was directed toward the cheerleaders who stood proudly atop the tables. Almost as quickly as it began, the fire began to die down and the heat was not so fierce. We all stood close together and our eyes searched the crowd for a familiar face. It was hard to believe that it was all over in such a short time. Though it was now ended, the importance of it seemed less l kle. because we were all awaiting the Homecoming game, which lay only a day away, and how long that day would seem to be. IROTC cadets stand guard at the edge of the bonfire protecting onlookers from the burning poles. The burning victory bonfire begins to lose its glow, as the end of the rally nears. The brilliant glow from the fire illuminates the faces of principal Roy Curry and Commander Kun- lg, STUDENT LIFE Then we decorated "We're off to see the Wizard, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz. We hear he is a Wiz of a Wiz, if ever a Wiz there Was . . These Words bring back the theme for homecoming, "The Wizard of Oz." One of the high- lights for the entire Week of home- coming Was the preparation and planning that Went into decorating the hall assigned to your class. The freshmen decided their theme Was to be "The Emerald City," the sophomores chose "journey to Oz," the juniors voted for "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" and the seniors selected "Over the Rainbow." The excitement all began by coming up after school With other memebers of your class and trying to think up Ways to outdo every- one else in originality and beauty. Then came the task of drawing, painting, gluing, messing, yelling, screaming and sticking everything that you planned. On Thursday night came the chore of hanging all the decora- tions. Up Went the names of everyone in your class, as Was done by the sophomores. The freshmen hung paper hearts, cour- age and Wisdom from the ceiling, and the juniors made scarecrows and flying monkeys to help deco- rate their hall. The seniors made a huge rainbow and had a real foun- tain inside the cafeteria, Which had been designated as theirs. Then, on Friday morning came the reason for all the frenzy the night before. At the pep rally, the cheerleaders announced the class that Won the hall competition. We'd like to announce the Win- ners ofthe 1979-1980 hall decorat- ing contest this year. lt Was a tough choice, and all of the halls Were very good, but the Winners are . . .the juniors!" The junior section leapt to its feet, and Was a mass of screaming and yelling, for they had proved that they Were the best in decorat- ing - at least for this year. Four helpful freshmen hang paper decorations in their hall during last minute preparations. Lori Bates, Becky Moore and Che- ryl Richards help prepare the sen- ior rainbow for the Friday judges. w..,W QE. ... ax 1 1 in r If f STUDENT LIFE Placing the trees into their proper places wasnt hard work for Keith Painting was a big part of the sophomore decorations, and Ricky Lamones adds his talent. Noah Cano steadys the ladder to help decorate the cafeteria and prepare the senior decorations. STUDENT LIFE '11 Homecoming parade warms Viking spirit: The Homecoming parade was another event in the list of things designed to boost our spirit for the big game. Although the weather was pretty chilly, there was no lack of spectators. People lined the streets of the parade route to wave and cheer, or to catch the candy thrown from some of the people. Everybody jumped in the back of a pick-up, crammed into the front, or just ran alongside. But everyone played some part in the parade, whether it was riding in it or watching it. An important part of the Home- coming parade was the fellowship felt by everyone involved. We were all getting fired up for the BIG game the next day and spirit was running high. r 'P' You could see the confidencet the faces of the people as yt passed them by. We knew th would be our great game, and was. y Demonstrating their enth-'si during the annual Hom parade is the soccer team, ing their spirit. m ' A I Li 'Winn' v While helping hold on the balloon decorations, IV volleyball team supports their team. The IV tennis players show their spirit while participating in the homecoming parade. Je . . Mzqdbm 5 if 2 ,... ,fp nd STUDENT LIFE Two members of the Band Boost- ers show their devotion by partici- pating in the parade. Waving "Hello" as the football team makes its appearance known is Willie Reinhardt. Taking their place in the line was the Nimitz Booster Club, who sup- ported each group. STU DENT LIFE Then came the rallg The Homecoming pep rally was highlighted by many activities: the announcement of the hall decorat- ing winners, the presentation of the Homecoming Court, the intro- duction of the exes, the honored football sweetheart, the one cho- sen for volleyball beau, the most deserving for the Grit and Pride and the Vika beau. All of these honors were bestowed on those who well deserved them. Amy Anderson stands as her name is announced for freshman princess with her escort, Shawn Begley. Valory Aldridie and escort Sammy Lopez ta e their place in line with other homecoming con- testants. "Vikings are 41" is the proud g ture from boastful onlookers the Homecoming pep rally. .l sf' X V is fe-Q 55 A bright smile formed across Q Dean s face, as she walked d the gym floor to take her place. STUDENT LIFE 1 Duncan, Sword gl Shield edi- spends a few moments with isor and friend lack Harkri- www ? 6 . rj! U... iii lm' 3, ,,,n, ... And then was the dag after When the excitement was over and the game was in the past we'd proven to ourselves and to so many others that we could really achieve the goals we set out for ourselves. Now we proudly walked our halls and those words seemed to take on a real and spe- cial meaning: "To thee we sing in one accord, in spirit strong and true. We stand united in our goal of service unto you. All hail to thee, dear Nimitz High, forever we'll be true, we raise our banner to the sky. the silver and the blue." Ginger Greenwood admires the mum of a close friend and talks of the dance, only nights before. STUDENT LIFE ft Talent gets a review The Admiral's Review, a choir- produced talent show, gave stu- dents a chance to try their skill at acting, singing and dancing again this year. Practices were long, hard and sometimes very con- fused and frustrating, but with the help and guidance of choir direc- tor, Carol Reeves it all came together and took its place in the week full of events that made up our Homecoming. The teacher's skit, Shere Burkett's singing and the band Euthasia highlighted Thursday night, the ninth of November, along with the fiddle playing of Tammy Rogers, show- ing her style of Bluegrass. I Adding her part in the choir's per- formance gave Shere Burkett a chance to sing a solo. Getting the beat of the 60's helped Yvette Orea and Wormy Brewer perform in the skit by the choir. Euthasia left the audience in an awe of the excellence in which they performed for their class- mates, friends and families. lillllu STUDENT LIFE One last look Our memories were made of things that happened every day, moments as we lived them, things we did or said. They are little bits and pieces of laughter mixed with tears, paragraphs and pages writ- ten through the years. When with all our dignity we stood and gave away our youth. Four learning years that left a few illusions shat- tered in the endless search for truth. They are the friendships we remember and mistakes we regret, the ending of the love affair we never could forget. We can't erase the sadness or edit out the tears, we oan't undo the wrongs, we can't relive the years. So now Comes the time we pause to cap- ture a small part of yesterday with a thought, a smile and one last tear. A small part of the "Big Vik" will remain in Tony Martinez' memo- ries of his senior year. A playful squeeze from a friend helps overcome the rough spots in the life of a senior. Lady's Night took on a new mean- ing, as senior boys took part in a skit for the Senior-Faculty volley- ball game. STUDENT LIFE Zf Viking Pa vorites anuary 8, a busy day in home- room at Nimitz. Not only did we nominate Skjhonnhet con- testants, but also picked our favor- ite things. Out of the 17 categories, one was overwhelmingly domi- nated by over twice the votes - the category of favorite male singer. Country western singer, Kenny Rogers was that man. At the time of the poll, he had two songs at the top of the charts. And right up there in the rock charts was disco singer Michael Iackson, who came in second. Country western won another category, with Crystal Gayle win- ning the favorite female singer. Her interpretation of country music impressed inany people - enough people to defeat Linda Ronstadt, who finished a close second. This year, the hangout category wasn't dominated by one, but by many. Sonic Drive-In received the most votes, as many students found it to be a place to park and talk to old friends, and sometimes meet new ones. But fast food res- taurants weren't the only place to hang out. Students often gathered at a friend's house, such as Kelly Shrum's house, which received a number of votes. The favorite movie at the time was "The Ierkf' A movie starring Steve Martin as a man who goes from rags to riches to rags. A familiar story, "The Ierk" was rated R. However, this didn't stop Nimitz students from filing in the Irving Mall Cinema to see it. Another movie which was shown at the Cinema was "The Muppet Movie," which came in second. Although he didn't appear in the favorite movie, Burt Reynolds won the category of favorite male actor, while Steve Martin was named second. A new face won the category of favorite female actress. Loni Anderson, who plays the secre- tary on the hit TV series HWKRP in Cincinnati," received a majority of the votes. Modelfactress Bo ..., v,-V.., W ,, ,,,-g-gnu-can-lv STUDENT LIFE Viking Pa vori tes Derek followed. Country western singer Kenny Rogers actually won two categor- ies, with his hit single "Coward of the County" winning the favorite song category. Second place went to Michael lackson's "Rock With You." "Off the Wall," the album in which "Rock With You" is the hit single, won the favorite album, with Kenny Roger's "Kenny" tak- ing second. Although it didn't win the sen- ior prom motto, "Co For It" won the favorite motto. An over- whelming number of votes were received, which led to its victory. For the first time in a number of years, football didn't win the favorite sport category. Instead, basketball won. Our team had a notable year, which may have helped it win. The Pontiac Trans-Am won the favorite car category, while the Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 followed close behind. "Hey Gang!" "What?" "Are the Tigers going to win this game?" . .. Although the words weren't always the right ones said, "Hey Gang" was the loudest cheer. KTXQ, better known as the won as the favorite radio sta- tion. Its album rock music was a favorite among many students. Dr. Pepper, "the original soft drink", dominated the favorite drink category. Its "original taste" made the difference and led to its victory. "Soap," the comedy series that everyone was talking about, won the favorite TV show category. Baby Doe's Matchless Mine won the favorite restaurant, after receiving a majority of the votes. Its unusual atmosphere is what appealed to most. Because of the many different types of pizza you could order, it was voted the favorite food. Of course, the favorites change with the times, but these were our favorites on Ianuary 8,1980. Q FQ Q.. STUDENT LIFE Images pike-heeled shoes, straight- legged blue jeans, cowboy boots, hats, and flannel shirts. Those were some of the fads at the turning of the decade. Fads, they come and go. Some, it seems, last forever, while others die off quickly. No one is sure how they start, but one thing is certain, Nimitz students keep Wearing one of his favorite flan- nel shirts, senior Brian Lambert uses one of the candy machines. them going. Fashion is ALWAYS a big fad, with straight-legged blue jeans and spike-heeled shoes lead- ing the way. This appeal could be seen on a Friday, and especially at the school-sponsored disco dances. But even at the disco dances, a little country came out, as some students came dressed in their cowboy hats and Tony Lama boots. Cowboys were often seen through the halls, classrooms and in the courtyard, especially at lunch on a nice day, where the ropers would discuss the next "Alta-Vista" rodeo, While getting together, cowboy hats - as expected - were the common Iunior Randy Smith glances downward while walking down the hall in his cowboy hats and boots. Spike-heeled shoes and straight- legged blue jeans, as shown here by Diane Kuhn, are all part of the disco scene. fad, they came in different si: colors, and designs. Some w plain, while others were out geous, even with boots to mat Flannel shirts probably were biggest fadg they were worn both males and females. "The, something special about flan shirts," commented Senior Br Lambert. "They're warm a inexpensive. They go with a thing, and best of all, they last." A decade has passed and va ous fads have come and gone, 2 so have the students. Each ye we'll have new fads, along vt new students, but the fads of 79 made it an unforgettable year. I STUDENT LIFE Watching the stage he spirits of many students, teachers and visiting chil- dren were lifted out of the pit of boredom by the excitement of attending a performance by members of the school. The senior play, an opera for elementary children, and a choir program for the seniors were some of the productions put on to amuse and entertain us during the long, frustrating and exhausting hours of school. The Flag Corps and the band provided lots of sparkle to a lack- luster game with their perform- ances. STUDENT LIFE X 5 1 Z 'Qi Amy Page sings an operatic solo during the opera, "Amahl and the Night Visitors." Senior Tony Martinez flashes a smile during intermission of the senior play, "God's Favorite." if Presenting gifts to the three kii during an opera put on for e mentary children is Amy Page. .t,g ii? 'Ji uk, t 1 if . V STUDENT LIFE Many students often thanked the ones who enabled them to get out of a dreaded class or out of taking a difficult test, though they never told them verbally. There- fore, it's time to tell them. Thank you, all you performers who helped to take us out and lift us up from the daily grind of the wheels of education, and thank you for bringing a little culture into our lives. Q Q W .,4, -fit 4 i I YZ Laura Iones conducts the band during a performance with other schools at the Cotton Bowl in Dal- las. Conrad Vickroy and Mike Kirby enact the major parts in the play "God's Favorite." STUDENT LIFE From disco to cand , it was all peddled to us, from us, for us 8zM's, candy bars, spirit ribbons. Seemed like someone was always trying to sell some- thing. A day didn't go by that a fund raising project wasn't going on. We were always putting out money. Whether it was our lunch money, gas money, parking money, or mad money, we had to have it to buy a ticket, go to the disco dance, or buy the candy we needed to get us by till lunch. But candy wasn't the only thing sold. Tool pens were sold by the band and became were sold by the choir just in time for Christmas. Each class had a fund raising event to raise money for their senior prom, and to pay for other expenses accrued during the year. Fund raising can be a lot of fun, like at the senior car wash, where more people got wet than cars. But fund raising can also be a lot of hard work. Many senior students found that they ate more M8zM's than they sold, but also found themselves paying for it. When it was all over though, and all the money was totaled, we found it was worthwhileg after all, it was for a good cause. very popular around school, and porcelain "Luv-kin" bells Choir members await their turn during rehearsals for Admirals Review, the choir's fund-raiser. Known professionally as Kaptain K, graduate Steve Kuhn provides music for the Vika's disco dance. STUDENT LIFE e choir's 50's routine helped pke the Admirals Review a suc- ss, which helped their treasury, 3. Jah Cano, a member of the ench Club shows selling techni- ies to sell fund-raising candles. Phillip Fuller uses one of the j candy machines that is a prime source of revenue for the student fund. 11525 Sword 8: Shield staff member, Susan Anchetta, reads over a Santa Wish being sold before Christmas. Kathy Phillips demonstrates her prowess with a "gun" as she takes aim and soaks Taryn Whitley. STUDENT LIFE ,ml- Cmssss Movin' out he seniors were led by their president, I- Ramsey, along with vice president Waylon Hargrove, secretary Stacie Dane and treasurer Kathy Phillips. Class sponsors were Sienna Harvey, Ioe Bob Taylor, Mary Ann Butts, Annette Stephens, Scott Pohl, Debbie Hopson, Gary Schepf, Laura Wages, Don Nentwig, Ienni- fer Giles, Ianet Iohnson and Don King. f A ., With a twinkle in her eyes, Stacie Dane talks to a classmate. 4: as . ,"t .T"'Fw I Ka I- Ramsey waves at the people while riding on the Senior Class president's car. I- Ramsey puts a little excitement into the Senior homecoming deco- rations. i Looking concerned, Kathy Phi heads to a class meeting. 'EQ we in F' 1 J Waylon Hargrove takes na sec: look at a poster in the hall. SENIORS Rhonda Adams Wilbert Adams H Sammy Akins Y Y Tammy Albaugh Carl Allen Garry Ammons Laura Anderson Tommy Anderson Robert Anzaldus David Aquirre FTW wa Teresa Austin Arnold Avila Hermelinda Aviles Mehran Azarmehr Q Gary Baetz Chris Baker Debra Baker Tammy Bannister Billy Barber SENIORS l YY, ,, Marvin Baldree Lori Bates Sherri Bates Keith Bauman Debbie Becker Valerie Bembenek Walter Betts Pam Biggers Kim Blackley Loretta ' ' Sandy Boswell Ruth Bower Iulia Box Steve Bozman Brian Bradshaw Rhonda Breland Richard Brewster Mark Briles Robert Bringas Marlina Brown SENIORS ' 9 ovin out t was our last high school ecoming. We all wanted it to special time, and it was. The ball team won their only game Lhe season that homecoming lt. lthough freezing temperatures a cold shadow over that spe- night, everyone was warm de with high spirits running iugh our bodies. ior Homecoming princesses le at the crowd during the necoming Parade. ,ling in a tree for senior cafete- lecorations is Blake Williams. The reigning queen, Brenda Reeves is escorted onto the field by Walter Betts. It took a lot of work and tissue, but Rene Coleman and others cre- ated a rainbow. ,ff vga SENIORS 61 ,, , .J Movin' out The Senior Class annually pres- ents a theatrical performance to raise money for the Senior Prom. Students and parents laughed their way through Neil Simon's "Cod's Favorite." The play cast included Mike Kirby, Kathy Phillips, Kim Wed- dle, Cheryl Lewis, David W. Smith, I- Ramsey, Iohn Randle and Conrad Vickroy. The produc- tion dealt with the Book of Iob, and presented the hardships of Ioe Benjamin fMike Kirbyl and his family, during the time he was the object of a "bet" between Cod and Satan. Ioe's faith was tested, but it provided laughs for the audience - and cash for the Prom Being a messenger for Cod isn't easy, as Conrad Vickroy finds out in the senior play. The family gathers to discuss the first of many disasters to strike the Benjamin family. 'gag 'S 3 t V f' ,t W,-wif , ,, yr,- ' LQ wr' , l , -1 ,Q - W, ,, A .. Fishing for an ice cube for his drink, Smith delighted the audi- ence in his role. I- Ramsey and Iohn Rant inspect the fire damage in the B1 jamin household. David W. Smith carries on a oi way conversation with Cod. fF'?f'f- t t SENIORS ienneth Brown Sari Brown Iulia Box Dorina Bundrant Howard Burgess an-K -tv' Sherri Burkett Craig Burkett Debra Burns Cathy Buffington Donita Burrow Roger Burrow Brent Conder Lee Connon Noah Cano Ierry Cantwell Q, If KE iik Wx , I g g B X.. -i t in " J, S x maron Carpenter David Carter Thomas Castillo Iuanita Cherry Patty Childs SENIORS Reginald Christian Vivian Chustz Rick Clark Elizabeth Clough W Tina Cobb Denee Coffey Rene Coleman Kelly Conner Billy Cooper Cheryl Cooper Charlotte Covington Ieffery Covington Billy Cranford Stuart Crenshaw Suzanne Crouch Cindy Curry Mary Ann Cutaia Stacie Dane led Daniels Dani Davidson SENIORS J-vui"""t" Movin' out Mother's eyes might have filled with tears as her "little baby" announced he needed S7 fplus S2 for a tasselj to order his cap and gown. We seniors also felt a little quiver of emotion and excitement, for graduation was nearing. A display of tassels gives seniors a choice for a special keepsake. Heads of seniors were only slightly swollen with pride as they were measured for caps and gowns. t Showing off his tassel, Robbie Sanders is delighted about gradu- ation. SENIORS Movin' out Red, green, blue and yellow paintg rolls of butcher paper and high-spirited seniors - all part of sign painting parties. Laughter and fun could be guaranteed - along with a big mess. Blue paint on the porch, piles of shoes, and Coke bottles were a familiar sight. "There were better signs and more people than last year," one senior observed. "It really got crazy sometimes." All this to show how much spirit we had. i r x 5. t i I Many of the sign-painting parties take place at Angie McCoy's house and it's a fun time. Relaxing in a large easy chair is Lori Bates, a familiar face at many class activities. SENIORS Spirit is what it's about, as Br Reeves finishes a senior pep sign. After a Thursday night sign-p ing party, Peter Howell enjoy Friday pep rally. ..f"'g l DD Chris Davis Gloria Davis Roy Davis Scott Dean Evelyn De La Torre De La Torre Frederick Delorge David Desrosiers Carol De Vasher I-lung Phi Doan David Donally Diana Dorbritz Larry Dorsey Sheri Dotson Donald Drake X Y, Cary Duke Chris Duncan Pam Duncan DeAnn Dunlap Sandy Duty SENIORS l Ianet Dyess Charles Ellis Melissa Ellis Ieff Engel Sandra Enright Sandra Eranbrack Ioe Estrada Tommy Evans Stan Evanko Carla Farish Iames Farrow David Fillmore Randi Fisher Lynn Flaherty Hope Flores Iesse Flores Libby Ford Stacie Frost Ieanette Fritz Edward SENIORS mmy Reynolds decides to draw ile listening. Y at wwt Q iarles Reyna shows an interest the senior meeting presentation. izabeth Clough throws a pie in mach Ioe Bob Taylor's face to ghlight a meeting. Movin' out Meetings, meetings, and more meetings. But these were special because they were senior meet- ings and would be the last meet- ings of our high school lives. Each meeting we attended meant one less time we'd all be together. Ken Harris, Mark Briles and Rocky Stanley add life to a meet- ing, while Keith Meeks stares into space. Senior counselor, Molly Brown works hard to help seniors. I SENIORS Movin' out After an unofficial class party at Merrily Yarbrough's house a handful of Seniors drug them- selves out of bed to meet Sponsors Ioe Bob Taylor and Scott Pohl at the Taco Bell on Shady Grove for the Senior Car Wash on Saturday, Sept. 29. During the day's activities, the Seniors charged S2 for washing and cleaning any cars they could entice onto the parking lot. For most of the Seniors though, it was just one of those Saturdays where everyone got together to have a good ole time. Most everyone left soaked to the bone because of all the water fights that went on all day. But out of all the fun and good times the Seniors had, they managed to raise S106 and brought the Senior Prom a bit closer to reality. Deciding to clean a car and not someone around her is Taryn Whitley. P11 NOP Zhi-.ft 'GH Mindy Sterling joins in a wa fight at the senior car wash. Ioe Bob Taylor helps at the wash by cleaning windows. it ln f aft r Q, Wi. 001 After a fun day at the car wash, Merrily Yarbrough is drenched from head to toe. SENIORS Ray Gaines Felipe Garcia Dina Garcia Bruce Garner Michael Garza Raul Garza Ieffery Gatling Kelly Gills Tony Goletto Vietta Golightly orinna Gomez Phyllis Gordan Sally Graham Clifford Graves Sonja Gray ger Greenwood Billy Griffith Cathy Grim Cheryl Grosek Iohn Gross SENIORS Auturo Guzman Elvia Guzman Perry Haberman Iames Halepaska Doug Hall Mark Hall Sabra Ham Steve Henderson Susan Hanke Malcom Hardy Russel Hargrove Waylon Hargrove Charlie Harjo Hale Harris Ken Harris Kim Harris Roger Hart Debra Hazel Carol Head Randy Heady SENIORS will S' fi? . s. f X. A y ,4 is , Q -sf' H312 Movin' out emories of the past, and hopes and dreams for the future were uppermost in the minds of most seniors, while looking back at the 12 years that past so quickly. But the most important of all these 12 years were the last four spent here. Coming through the doors that very first day, not knowing what to do or where to go, we were the lost freshmen. But after breaking the ice the first few days, it seemed like we just fit in fine, as part of the Nimitz family. Phillip Fuller and Waylon Har- grove put up their victory finger with pride, despite a loss. 'T -. ' ibm M Bill Griffith helps the senior class by using his carpentry skills. Britt Morglenson wins the Fonzie award att e 50's pep rally. it -s.. . -ni? M gm - YQ - 5,5 'A i fi sf-1 l, sf T 5 is.. R- J.. XL: gg! . ..,,.. -is f M.. 'rw fifix- iw .- s i SENIORS Movin' out But now, looking back at how fast those four years did fly, and knowing now that we are the lead- ers of the pack, trying to set a good example for all who are admiring us and for all who will follow after us when we leave. Knowing this and show it was really special to all seniors. The year started out just great, with all seniors very anxious and willing to participate in every- a thing and try to make 1980 one of iis ,' the best years of our lives. . Ieff Iohns looks up from his work to find that someone is watching I . , 1 l 1 , L. xg is ft' in .. it ,A i V , 1 a rr - ,:V,V, y yyy him. WWTF N, J A if .fyyfk is R A Helping with the senior decora- tions is Chuck McAdams, who paints the rainbow. Pam Duncan takes time to friend during her spare time. SENIORS 3 Cindy Hendrix Bridget Henkel Ciro Hernandez Fred Hernandez Thomas Hernandez Barbara High Skipper High Mark Horn Greg Horning jimmy Howard ,W ,Qi X vt' Peter Howell Tam Hua Iohn Huckaba Shelly Huckaby Tammy Humphrey Don Hurley Chris Hutto Monica Islas Tammi Huser Michele lngel SENIORS Letha lvie Kim Iackson Billy Ienkins Delayne Ienkins Tamara Ienkins Mitzi Ieter Ieff Iohns David Iohnson Butch Iones Karen Iones Laura Iones Marvin Iones Stacy Iurecka Clifford Kaiser Theresa Karns l Iamie Kemp LeeRoy Kemper Kristin Kennaleg Kim Kennedy Bruce Kennedy SENIORS Jlovin' out t seemed as though we never pped having fun. Every week, were at sign-painting parties, mer at school, or at a senior's ise. We had our M8:M sales, the ,ior car wash, the ordering of iior announcements, and cap l gown measuring for the spe- l night when we walked across stage to receive our diploma. Ne also remembered that spe- l moment when we all met in auditorium to pick our motto, 'diehard" Longhorn fan is Dina rcia, who stops to talk with a and. 1stinH a critical eye, Meladie tche watches a rival drill team rform. Noah Cano helps with order tak- ing during a band fund raising campaign. Proud of her Western heritage, Sandra Snow dresses the part on Western Day. SENIORS O One of the songmakers at , t Admiral's Revue is choir presi O V O u Sherry Burkett. song, colors and flowers for the Senior Prom, and planning it all out and hoping ever thin would Y 8 turn out just the way we wanted it 1 tO. ' But we also remember that morning we got up early to get our ., ig bicycles and prepare for the day ahead - the traditional senior i XM bike ride and picnic. Then there if was that final day in which all the seniors gathered on the gym floor at the senior pep rally, formed the Senior Ring and were all together for the last time - before gradua- tion. Now, things weren't quite the I same. We would need to realize that we wouldn't be here any I longer, and we began to realize that we had to plan and set our goals for the future, knowing that we were adults and must accept all the responsibilities that go along with that. We all had to make decisions - whether we were going to college, Larry Wilson leaves the jewelry table after looking over the gradu- ation selections. is Afternoon workouts are about to Getting dressed for the home a begin and Kevin Trigg and Way- family living "wedding" is Bob' lon Hargrove are ready. Chase. SENIORS --mf Tammy Kile Desselle King Michael Kirby lane Klaiber Veronica Klassen Brian Lambert Sally Lambrecht William Landers Carol Lawson Stanley Lee Cheryl Lewis Iames Liles Sandra Limones Celinda Lindsey Sherri Lindsey A Tricia Linton Carol Little Greg Lohden Katy Lopez Lupe Lopez SENIORS Cathy Loudermilk Kerri Long Eugene Love Adam Lujan Elizabeth Mallory -Z!" 2 Luann Manning Dorinda Marshall Tony Martinez Charlotte Mason Vanessa Matson Linda Maynard Shere Mayes Steve Mayo Charles McAdams Ianette McBride Angela McCoy Iames McCullough lack McDaniel Keri McFarland Bill McGlone SENIORS Movin, out or just get out into the world with all its opportunities and find the things that suited us the most. As these 12 years of school were drawing to a close, we realized that we had many things ahead to enjoy. But still, we couldn't help but look back on all those good times and realize that some very precious and wonderful moments had passed us by so quickly. The artistic details of a football poster are applied by Renee Rey- nolds One of the finalists in the "Pinky" look alike contest, Carol DeVasher awaits the final announcement. 'G' J - . in A smile for a friend is offered in N? the courtyard by Laura Mock. SENIORS it A My Singing along on the bus ride to the Southwest football game is Sarah Enright. A wealth of information is gleaned from an encyclopedia by CindyWindham. Is Sammy Akins asking f date? Nope, just being friend his neighbor. Charlie Ellis studies the oppt nities in the U.S. Army magaz1 limi! "' J.. '3- SENIORS Dennis McGuire Lynn McKnight Renee McPeters Rhonda McPherson Keith Meeks Lisa Mikusek Debbie Miller Tim Minton Meladie Mitchell Tammie Mitchell d"'K Laura Mock Cheryl Moore Becky F. Moore Becky R. Moore Melinda Moore Britt Morgensen Matthew Morse Cindy Moss Howard Muskopf Billy Neal SENIORS Brian Nelson Roberta Nelson David Newell Vanessa Norman Ricky Nye and A F.. , l Cheryl O'Hara Dennis Okle Greg Oliver Iohn Orozco Iulia Ost Randy Otts Wayne Overland Iohn Page Tim Parker Tyreice Parks Steve Patrick Ed Pecikonis Rita Pearson Cindy Pierce David Peiser SENIORS Movin' out '1he world change in the tur- naround year of 1979-80. As ' seniors across the nation ked forward to graduation, as ery senior class does, time ved and reshaped the world. Sasolino lines snaked down the eets where the rare stations W the green flags, signifying .t gasoline was available. More 1 more stations closed earlier, til odd-even rationing became dreamin about life in the Y 8 al world" as a secretary clerk is nja Watson. ne's really not the only student tclass, but it looks that way for lricia Scarber. 'NK One of the best looking clown couples at the Vika costume party is Chuck McAdams and Tyrice Parks. A break in the action allows Keith Meeks to trot for a sideline breather and further coaching advice. SENIORS Movin' out necessary. Gasoline doubled in price, and before long, it was being sold by the half gallon. For the first time, futuristic sources of energy such as solar and nuclear were seriously considered by the general public. Special energy bills were introduced then slaugh- tered in Congress. A windfall profits tax bill also went into Con- gress. Iimrny Carter, Georgia's good ole boy, saw the end of his first '6 A sign-painting session brings a look of concern to Carol DeVasher's face. Shorty Welch takes advantage of his opportunity to put his arms around Phyllis Gordon and Sally Lambrecht. Michele Ingle works diligently finish her class project. Limbering Lisp before tennis pr tice is Rhon a Wooten. 5 .1 N. 3 ' 3 4 n 5 . 4 y 3 SENIORS i Debbie Perry Deanna Pesina Dondi Peters Kathy Phillips Leah Pinchera Kevin Preston Greg Pressely Iames Price I. Ramsey Iohn Randle Kenneth Rankin Kelly Redding Brenda Reeves Liz Reeves Rene Reger Renee Renolds Noe Resendez Charles Reyna Tammie Reynolds Randy Rhodes SENIORS i .4 Debbie Rich Cheryl Richards Becky Rie Debra Robbins Iames Roberts Kenny Robinson Mark Robinson David Robison Rosa Rodriques Eric Rollins Phillip Rowe Karla Sanders Robbie Sanders Lisa Schultz Sheila Sherman ' e X X X 125, Ye mx YR Q. ,, A 1 'EE i Egg. irf nw- Kelly Shrum Christie Simmons David Simmons Debbie Simmons Melinda Snyder SENIORS Movin' out term approach, as presenditial hopefuls Brown, Reagan, Con- nally, Kennedy and others began campaigning. Political conflicts developed in the areas of foreign policy, energy, tax reform and Social Security. Abroad, a different conflict began. Iran's government fell out of the hands of the Shah and into the hands of a religious fanatic. In late Gctober, the American Embassy in Tehran was captured by Iranian students, and the Americans there were taken as hostages, to be released only if the pep rally. L i fi. ' I i f X' V' jf' 1 Yyv u.. t. . ,,, , 3 1 5'Q'!'.::1 Caught up in the spirit of a pep rally is Veronica Klassen. Glancing up from their work is Kelly Williams, Wayne Overland and lack Carver. SENIORS Kim Weddle and Ierri Cantwell join in the enjoyment at the 50s 4 ' I Movin' out Shah were returned. There was talk of war, terror- ism, a more critical energy crisis, reinstatement of the draft . . . And in the small world of Nim- itz, we felt it all. We complained of high gasoline prices, we argued about the elections, we worried about the draft - and even before school let out for Christmas vaca- tion, we, as a student body, prayed Showing affection for Herman the candy man is Gloria Davis and Becky Moore. E jf 'T """-v--u...,,,,,-W -F, N ,W,wf"" gi? jimmy Howard shows a keen Ed Pecinkonis helps Taryn Wl interest on getting finished with ley by handing her the letters his schoolwork. put on the notice board SENIORS Kelly Simmons Daniel Smicklas Dennis Smicklas David Smith David W. Smith Ienifer Smith Louis Smith Paul Smith Sandra Snow Candy Soto Susan Staggs Rocky Stanley Mark Starnes Dana Starns Susan Stearns iristie Stephens George Stephenson Melinda Sterling Sheri Spurgeon Angela Stevens SENIORS Dawn Stewart Iames Slewart Paula Stone Derrick Stroup Shannon Suk Ak .Laika si- :vi Xi. l Pamela Swasse Mara Swimm Kimberly Tahchawickah Daniel Tamayo Denise Taylor Veronica Tetzlaff Danetta Thiele Neal Thomas Pamela Thomas Tommy Q Liz Trimble Ioe Lorrez Deborah Tubb Barbara Tuscana Bryan Vance SENIORS Vlovin' out the Americans in Tehran. 'he world reached all of us, hut ouched the seniors in a deeper y. After all. we seniors were Jut to enter that world. It would an he us paying taxes and bills. would be us, the former stu- its, voting. It would be we 18- tr-olds who would goto war. Xnd so the final months, and n days, became precious in our :k McDaniels gets his picture :en during a choir rehearsal zak. yy .' 3 it based with her hat on top the gers Day is Ierri Cantwell. . t - . ' ' " X Q We , X.. , gg, , X ff ..... at pilat 'Jim .K David Peiser moves up the spirit ladder to throw a pie in Don Kings face. Van Matson is disappointed when the seniors don't win the Spirit Award. SENIORS Movin' out small world. Every senior would remember their last Homecoming, the sports events, the class meet- ings, the car wash, the plays, the candy sales and the prom. No one would forget their friends, their joys and sorrows, or their school. And not a one of us could forget the last time together, as the senior class of 1980 graduated into that larger world outside, inspired by the memories of their family, left behind at Nimitz. fi? Sarah Enright waits to perforr one of the many football pep lies. Making an appearance as a cl girl on Western Day is Tam Ienkins. 3 i E E E F l I t t N-1 X ,M . f-sew.wfif'wESi5iQ1?52fi:1fff, 2, Flag bearer Sherre White waits to board the band bus. Bill Griffith and Ieff Covington put a little excitement into the sen- ior decorations. SENIORS Van Cleave Brenda Vanderpool Kimberly Verver Conrad Vicroy Susan Vita Vitasek Mike Voisard Ioy Wagner Kimberly Walker Kimberly Wallace ammy Wallace Blair Ward Cheryl Ward Karen Watkins Tonia Watson Ramona Watts Patrick Weber Mike Weddington Kim Weddle Charles Welch SENIORS i Eddie Wells Scott Werner David West Tim West Iames Whatley Sherrie White Taryn Whitley Becky Williams Blake Williams Dana Williams L X '41 3 Kelly Williams Lora Williams Rex Williams Larry Wilson Marsha Wilson Mitchell Wilson Cindy Windham Paula Winn Bruce Wohlers Kevin Wolever SENIORS Movin' out 1 he first graduating class of the '80s became one of the last senior classes to gradu- before requirements were itened as part of a wave of edu- ional enrichment. Lequirements for the class of 80 luded three years of English, 1 each of history, science and th, a year of PE, two trimesters government, and a trimester of lth. Beginning with the classes oying a brief hallway Chat are :nda Reeves, Marsha Wilson, ri Cantwell and Luann Man- g. pep rally is over and Renee er manages a smile before ig back to elass. O ,, ,, . L X t .4 ,IN A familiar sight in the Cafeteria is the duo of Tommy Tucker and Sandra Snow. One of the Vikes' outstanding linemen, Blair Ward. heads for the locker room to suit out. SENIORS Movin' out of '81, '82, '83, however, extra aca- demic courses would be required, and the school would be back on the semester system. Never again could a student fin- ish his requirements bythe end of his junior year. Never again could a senior take three "breeze- through" electives, government and a senior study hall that never met for class. But never again would seniors taking the SAT be "out of practice" in grammar or math. Even though seniors werenlt I One of the most important i meetings is for picking se song, motto, flower and colors Dancing to the disco beat af basketball game is Taryn Whi ""- Mi ., A .Y nw K H A , ,ww W, A rousing cheer for the "blue- gray" yell is given by Kim Weddle. Working together on on a home- work assignment are Kelly Shrum and Kathy Phillips. R ,,,, f it s -y., man- J, -.Q . SENIORS Sammy Wood Ieff Woodall Rhonda Wooten Robin Works Iames Wyatt Chris Wyatt Marrily Yarbough Bill Zellar Raymond Zungia Ieanette Riddell ni over the day's assignments p otographers Tony Martinez, Kemper and Iohn Randle. isions, decisions, decisions. iatta you think would make a isenior song?" Steve Mafyo laughs at a friend's remark w ile on the way back to Class. SENIORS Movin' out 45 'AU One of the state's leading tuba players, Tommy Evans pauses during a courtyard pap rally. Looking back at a classmate, Sherre White gets ready for the teacher's assignments. f ? if AM A45 Mindy Sterling shies away from Gary Schepf chauffeurs prin- her class after a class meeting. cesses Cindy Curry, Meladie Mitc- hell and Brenda Reeves in the Homecoming Parade. SENIORS A Movin, out required to take fourth-year Eng'- lish, many did. It was almost like a special club where seniors attended plays, wrote journals, and created ballads and poetry. Senior English was strictly vol- untary. Government, however, was different. It was a "you-must- pass-or-you-will-not-graduate" subject for all seniors. Underclass- men could always tell when gov- ernment tests were given - it was the day anxious seniors, "What's The cast goes through their paces during senior play rehearsal in the auditorium. A light moment of relaxation is enjoyed by Kevin Wolever after lunch. Taking advantage of a trip to Hurst to call a friend before a football game is Laura Mock. SENIORS f 'f' Movin' out the difference between at-large and single-member districts?" "What's a bureaucracy?" "How many terms do elected officials have?" and "What was on the test today?" Underclassmen may have been envious of the lower require- ments, yet there was nothing sub- standard about our education. It was a Nimitz education, from the Irving Independent School Dis- trict, which is one of the few Gathering hay for senior Home- coming decorations is one of Blake Williams' many jobs. Secretary Yvonne Welch checks David Peiser into school after returning from a doctor's appoint- ment. A student walks into the English class and Randy Otts glances up to see who it is. at fs' 1 2 S, a ,.,' 'N' Q, 'lr : rf tr i iff? W' -if K., in S Headed for an out-of-town vollt ball game, Tammy Humphr leaves her fifth period class. ,. i i Mgg ,Y fi--....... How about watching TV in back of a pickup? That's R Coleman's idea of recreation. SENIORS . .t,ffl?l'wt.. . . ell iifftlgtizss ,, ., 1 Tfff A 5 I in Q gi ,s W. f V? Movin' out accredited by the Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools. No, Nimitz gradutes don't have to take a backseat to anyone when it comes to reedin', ritin' and rith- metik. Senior play practice can be trying, so Conrad Vickroy grabs a short nap on the auditorium steps. 'Elf iv Gifmnastics coach Fred Kemper ta ks with Corina Gomez as she makes her rounds as office aide. Keith Meeks and his partner slow dance during the disco dance held after the MacArthur football game. SENIORS Taking a stretch after missing a newspaper deadline, Kevin Bingham realizes "the show mustgo on.' Before the sixth period bell rings, vice president Ierry Lamb takes time to listen to some , . news. 1 if , 1. Z V 4 H . i A f mga. .C ' Ji 'K ' is . ,, I y f f . i f , wg ti ifisw . ,, af ' , , ..tt:nw40 'Z' ,,,, v ', " ' ' 'Z , , 'f"' ' . WN- A ' . 1 I, , . , -I ,, ., 'Big Une, irst, there were four officers, and that's the way it was sup- posed to be. But then there were three, and although that's only one less, that one was a big one. The "Big One" was Kevin Bingham, who was the junior class president. But he held that job for less than three months. In the middle of November, Bingham moved to Breckenridge. Not only did he leave the class presidency vacant, the Sword 8: Shield newspaper lost an associ- ate editor, and the football team was without a defensive tackle and their place kicker. It seemed significant that no special election was held to fill the class presidency after Bingham left. How do you replace a "Big One"?' L 1' Y' .WM 'enum K. 'Wx E. 'Gramm-5 presented. .,+i"i' y fgf. ., In Ms Carol Piers history class, secretary Steve King listens as a lesson on the "Roman Empire" is Treasurer Tommy Renshaw gives f junior English. his undivided attention to the lec- ture on Huckleberry Finn during IUNIORS 5 at . 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Dana Adams Lisa Adams Priscilla Adams Tim Adams Tina Adams Tom Albaugh Philip Alexander Rashida Ali Rosie Allen Greg Allgoyer Christie Allen Sharon Amason Susan Ancheta Tyrone Andrews Fred Anguiano Mary Arnold Tammi Askins Melanie Ball Keith Ballard Lourdes Banda Danny Barnhart Cindy Barnes Billy Bates Kris Bates Deborah Baumann Cathy Baxley Steve Bean Curtis Bender Greg Bergman Kevin Bingham Donna Birdwell Tania Black Cindy Boase Sharon Bonner Larry Brachett David Brackeen Teresa Bradshaw Paula Brandon Becky Brazier Wormy Brewer Steve Briggs Doug Brock Glen Brock Tim Broughton David Brown Iohnathon Brown Kevin Brown Robyn Bruner Ianet Bullock Terri Burkett Mike Burrow Martha Burt lim Burton Curtis Calhoun Brett Campbell Susan Canady IUNIORS Chuck Carnahan Terri Carney Susan Carpman Karon Carroll john Carson Terri Carter lack Carver Billy Clark Leigh Ann Clemens Cynthia Child Stacey Coffey Duane Coleman Debra Collins Marsha Condron Darrell Conger Henry Coronado Tina Cosper Karen Couch Tracy Cowen Cynthia Cox Preston Cox Kathleen Crawford Raul Cuellar Vincent Cuellar Lisa Dagg Heidi Danish Tyrone Davidson Dale Davis Lori Davis Boyd Day Ann Dean Donna Deane David Deaton Mary Delatorre Rosie Dela Torre Donald DeLorgo Sharon Dempsey Sheila Denham Floyd Devine Marlon Dickson David Dill Debbie Dodd Dwight Dorough Dana Drab Heidi DuBose Denise Dunn Margaret Dutsch Kara Eaves Kevin Edis Sondra Ellis Tony Ellis Tommy Elmore Mike Elston Bobby Enochs Raul Esquivel Felix Estrada fe me we XXX , .. tx sf, A--- .Ek Q' te 3 X sv agen ts- ., t. 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W ' l , .fa- t 1 .JM all X C5 i like 1 asf' ,,. .P "'- . 1uNioRs .l l it sf 19-x Q' During one of the IV football games, Mike Rich enjoys watching the Vikes rack up another first down. .uw irc t 1 1, , - W4 .... ,.o , V A,,. ,q s Movin, on can't wait till next year," was a typical comment from a jun- ior student. Having been in school for 11 years. the thought of almost being a senior seemed more exciting than ever. To finally be the "big man on campus" made it worth going through so many years. Although there were less than two years before graduation, there were still challenges and hard- ships of getting through the junior year. Taking academically advanced classes made it much harder dur- ing the junior year to keep up good grades - and it was even more difficult to keep the lower gradesabove . passinglevel. "The work did get a little tougher and we had to really study a lot this year," exclaimed Shirley McFarlin. Mrs. Soto, junior attendance clerk, checks over the schedules to find out where a student is located. E 4 if . .. ., . ,e at ,A ,. ww -f , .V .ff 4.5 .. ,Q .W tw 'lf JTZQ: 'L . .,..,,,, ..., ,jjy 535' ,5iQ:7"':QjQ5z2A 12127 2255. ':,,-'Hi ""' ii' it fu mini ,' I 'w Wt... 4 f - my-,V . f ,i,. . .,,,,,w I , ,A ,,,,,... ,, -',, , ' i t A ,. . ' .V f i , ,B f -,Vi W.. .. .1 H my Z? ' 7 i .., ms, . . .... W ww. 425W 'MM :fw,,.. 4, , .W-i.. . .. Y ,. ' W. " M, ,, ,, ,Hs .V ,,,,,,5A,. afm?'5w.sw, ff i i TT t I ..., ,. " f' . f f in kggffiigfgglii 110. ' At a varsity football game, Chuck During the first game of the sea- Carnahan Stands along the Side- SOI1, Kim Mullins is Caught taking lines to watch the other players. her shoe off to rest her feet. e HJNIORS 107 Before a daily practice in football, Coach Wright tapes up Terry Usery's leg. Tommy Renshaw, junior class secretary, escorts junior Princess Ann Dean during a pep rally as they announce the Homecoming Court. ,fa qbfzzrzfrbzffzf ?'Mr1 A David Seanz shows his talent at rehearsal, with his rock band for the Admirals Review. After Vika practice, Bonnie Huff- master sits down to catch her breath and cool off. Movin' on Another, less formal, form education was available to st dents starting their junior ye: While some went out and hustl up part-time jobs after school on weekends, others joint DECA, HECE, or ICT. These groups offered a wit variety of learning skills and c the-job experience by allowi students to attend school half day and spend the other half a' grocery store, fast food restaura garage, or a department store earning at least minimum wag But it was the experience whi proved to be the real key togetti good jobs. Ordering class rings is a jun. tradition, but this year, the sl rocketing price of gold almc eliminated that tradition. T rings could be ordered throught school or from a jeweler. but thc ordered through the school October generally proved to priced lower than those pi chased at a jewelry store. Becai gold was selling close to S400 ounce, many chose to buy silver "silver-like" rings. Besides, sil' is part of the school colors, tl reasoned. IUNIORS s . -v x Wendi K 3 . it ,E Fl K Q 3 3 YI' V I K, sri fi V X we J --Si: ge ei 'fe l ii Y, . 'milf' my Q -1f,,5jg',. ,yfw T3 W4 2 i if Q.. ., 7 f ri, , cf ' N, ii fm 1' . W , ' 1 .. L,,. ,N ' . I in , jf f QA A A A xg l 1 F me X it Sri' si I s 3 ...ng . il -Er... V f. iq W or rr 1 :rf 4 3 F53 . .Q w. H x in 7. Q 6 Avg K 32.4 fi,.erg--,avi-fig 'Ny 1 Noes 'E-z A Etqimlif 'Q QQ :mfs XX N' E X una ,N i W . X,, ,qw ml' K - - s fi f-rw ' s- as I ., Wfj. X 0 ca . 9 E N F H . Q MP9 Q fr a i if X 'E W si A S W e Q- ililii i FF- J- . ' fi p x Y F yr i I I 3 1 3 iv it Qi. u f f 1- 'JJ ' L- mi? L 'Que - 'gi FE rrrr if ' X. Y Q SQ P - :., if . am . 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But for le, the long lines, high prices, l growling stomachs made their gs that much more precious. Dne of the highlights of our jun- year occurred during Home- ning when we notched our first l only football victory of the son against South Grand Prai- ... and a junior made it possi- .ile participating in the Vika tine on 50's day, Kim Mullins Jlays her spirit with a smile. "-In LaDonna Crane and Delisa Hood participate in the Vika initiation. Iamie Pratt, one of the many girls to receive a Homecoming mum, stops and smiles for a friend. rs N-Q8 Ms. Carol Pier, a junior class sponsor, helps hang signs before a pep rally. Tommy Tucker and Ronnie Kemp watch and talk with enthusiasm during a varsity basketball game. 1uN1oRs Movin' on 66 t was one of the most exciting times we've had this year," recalled Kim Mullins. "So many people were yelling, screaming, and jumping around when the game was over." Coming from behind the second half of play, Nimitz knotted the score at 27-all, setting the stage for junior Kevin Bingham's field goal attempt. With 32 seconds left in the game, Bingham booted a 37- yard kick which gave us a 30-27 win. The Homecoming court was presented earlier, during half time. and Ann Dean was the jun- ior princess. It was the third year During the courtyard pep ra Beverly Miller stops to give a yell to "Beat the Tigers"! While teaching an English cl: Ms. Peggy Looper, a junior cl sponsor, is caught at an uni pected moment. iw? Donnie Kemp works his way through the crowd at the court- yard pep rally. While riding in the Homecoming kDOW11 HS Big Vik, UIFHS to parade, Wendell Singletary, better blg Sm1l9t0 The Crowd. jUN1oRs K., a r as as it ' up - - Marcia McDonald ..AA ,T " A- 5 ,A - 'H - Kyle McDowell - ,S 51 -S an M I 1 Gary McCartney 5 S-Q' V S' -. 'Z - ff Erik MCCHNY 'kk . , . L,. t . an . v f V , LL "f' X g t Vyhm 7 'PV' gs? 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Vgf K . 9' I H fr". .E I 1 ,. s r 1 l Robert Mangum Laura Mantooth Don Manzelli Regina Marshall Iames Martin Gary Mason Kim Massey Phillip Massey Barry Matermowski Sandy Mathes Chris Maurer Ron Mayberry Brenda Meade Steve Meadows Sandy Meyers Shelley Meyers Iohn Mikusek Lisa Miles Paul Miles Beverly Miller Mark Miller Iennifer Minor Ierry Minter Micky Moon David Moore Patty Moore Iames Moss Ilda Moreno Roger Mora Nori Morante Cheryl Morgensen Nancy Morse Sharon Mouser Kim Mullins Allan Mussler Hope Neatherlin Iimmy Neff Susana Nehrke Sandra Nerio Kay Neuse Susan Nicholas Stephen Nixon A . S . Lana Northcutt i ' Jagggf - Dahlia Ochoa . fi , yn Bfyan Oliver V ,V-Y' Z . , , ,,... Rickey O Rand M- 3 I , l W Q K Robert Owen 2 "L' .. f'v. fl? .X Q '- W SAS- - Robin Pace 2 r g RYE' ., , Q as 'll Mark Paddock S ,, Y or - nf IUNIORS Mike Palmer Kelley Parker Billy Parks Lisa Partney Donette Paschall Donna Patrick Lori Patrick Vicki Payne Gene Pearce Monte Peiser Stella Perez Debra Perryman David Phillips lohn Phipps Corinne Piest Phil Plymale Iie Polous Iana Porter Iennifer Porter Iames Power Pam Powell Iamie Pratt Audrey Preston Sherry Preston Lisa Price Tim Price Kim Ramsdem Gayla Raper Mark Randall Susan Ransome Cynthia Ray William Redmon Mary Reich Randy Reid Willie Reinhard Tommy Renshaw Tom Reyna Marvin Reynolds Rocky Rhoads Mike Rich Deanna Richardson Cayla Roberson Iulie Romero Lisa Roseberry Clint Rosson loseph Roten Don Rowe Carol Rowland Harvey Ruheakaba Gayle Russum Reva Ruth Terri Ryals Kevin Quinn David Saenz Susan Saint Laurie Salick . ,, .W ss x I 1 N A V 5 gf' I " 2 C' i l i P R y . if . 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Jng hours of planning around theme, "Down The Yellow k Road," went into prepara- s, then came the hard work. as leaders and even those who 't normally participate, took :ral design patterns and arm- ls of construction paper home 1 them to help make the deco- ins. here was a large castle made :ardboard which covered the rs to the officeg crowns, little s, and courage hearts were g from the ceiling and stuck J lockers. On down the hall, e were small and large flying Iana Porter takes a break from her lunch to use the telephone in the office. Kevin Bingham participates in decorating the junior hall for Homecoming. While working hard in tennis, Marney Snow tries putting top spin on his smash. Kristi Wood works vigorously to complete a drawing, which will be used in the junior hall. IUNIORS Movin' on monkeys taped in and around the display cases, while near the end of the hall was a Scarecrow, com- plete with a bed of hay, sur- rounded by a brown wooden fence. Across from the Scarecrow was a tall Tin Man painted on cardboard and braced against the wall with a wooden stand. Beginning at the end of the hall and going toward the office, the hall walls were dotted with the rhymed saga of the Vikings' jour- ney to find courage, knowledge and heart. lt took about six hours and 20 pair of eager hands on a Thursday night to put the journey together. And was it good enough to win? The next morning the judges said "Yes," It was worth all the hard work and long hours on decorations and planning," commented Stella Perez. "It made us all feel good when we were announced the winners." if Vineya- E R l""'4W a au. ,Et J, The Homecoming parade is an exciting time for everyone as preparations for the dance are finalized. Susan Anchetta is trying to get everyone enthused before the parade begins. While working on junior hall orations, Nicky Gomez Tommy Renshaw try diligentl finish. Wondering what move she make next, Debbie Dodd gla: up at the scoreboard clock. if I 9 it f QQ . .,., if Wendell Singletary patiently for junior Linda Staggs to return. jUN1oRs ,W , 6-were - f 6. e ' .. Q T9 s M 6 X R . I X 4, . W 2,3 A. ... .5 ' ii, A.. Q - It . -f : -f if V f , .. V tsl - . . N ,. bf 1 ,i sk .,.: 5 I f fi, . eff- s 12 wk " f L 1 i. sfM -. - " . s t' " 2 -- p :E: . 5 ' 4 f 'Q fi. - L N Q . . t . 1 T , . .Q 1 x s X1" Y T . t ' ft A W X L. - fs W- I --- k A Q' -. W -tg .. K K at g.3.,s.r-Lt? T t if , at Y X . -if ' . QR .3 B -. qs Q.. . - L . Q E .,.11i f- ww Q f t I.: h A' i Q ' , Q . ..V if 5 .r , L we ,X . . L. V tif? a I N f Z U. 'f f Q fi . f i t. wif 1 ,1fl':1"..m f - v ' . .P 1 , - I., 9, W . " 15 ' 'ti .gi if 5, FQ, ,. S, F' -I Q S A . Q in . ,, 5 " . 56 T. S 'gk' - A K ,.. , .W ukrbl N .':.., ..,:. . ,L s V. R E S xx ., 14, me A gl Q i Q A QT Vi I T ,.. . 'lit f:f:?F!1 I - 1 . X , Nt Q . . 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Q .tg 0 " aw . f ?'jIa-I e 4 Y 1 it WSE J Pt Wa Maas: Ierry Sandoval Robert Sandoval Kelly Sanford Nick Sarandis David Sauer Guy Scruggs Ierri Seiber Linda Shanahan Flora Sheffield Sandy Simmons Wendell Singletary Iulie Skelton Bob Smith Dale Smith Dean Smith Iimmy Smith Ioanna Smith Monica Smith Randy Smith Terri Sneed Marney Snow Barry Snyder Lynn Sparks Iohn Soto Randy Stafford Blake Stanton Vicki Stearns Ron Steel Bobby Stephenson Scott Stephens Vertis Stokley Lonnie Story Terry Sturch ll Lo Suk Kelly Tate Peggy Tatom David Terry Mark Thomas Larry Thomason Iames Thompson Paula Thompson Randy Thorn Kathy Torano Ioe Torres Mary Torres Darlene Towns Ierry Traughber Kevin Trigg Tommy Tucker Tammy Tunstall Rhonda Turner Ben Ugalde Mike Usrey Terry Usrey Vanetta Van Riper Becky Van Wye IUNIORS Linda Velez David Vernon Shelly Vinyard Ron Vorsard Kenny Voss Richie Wagoner Susan Walton Dorothy Waldin Brian Warren Deborah Watkins David Watts Donald Watts Carrie Weaver Sandy Webb Kellie Weisbecker Brent Werner Sherry Wheless Kanan Whitlow Elaine Willaford Alex Williams Gina Williams Iames Williams Karen Williams Sharon Williams Michael Wilson Karla Wing Paul Wolford Ieff Wood Kristi Wood . .ini iw I 2 Y l x .v f fifbifi ft. 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A 1 IUNIORS S M fa.. ly Keast works diligently to iplete a meal in a Homemaking s. dy Simmons stops to greet a ad while getting a drink from dispenser. tl ,fi Q --"lie Movin' on Also making us feel good was the laughing and giggling that went on while joining friends in hanging what seemed to be too many signs before pep rallies, and running around making last-min- ute alterations. Four times the jun- iors won the pep rally Spirit Award - more than any other class. Some juniors made small pom poms out of blue and white streamers, while others used whis- tles and noise makers to show their spirit. But already. there was a small thread of sadness beginning to creep into many junior events. For as they watched the seniors wind up their year. the juniors realized they had but one year left - together. It brought them closer and gave promise of a senior year to be the best ever. ' Helping the juniors win the hall decorating contest was the Sca- recrow, stuffed with hay. Displayed in the junior hall at Homecoming is the Tin Man from the Wizard of Gz. IUNIORS Explorers QQ like to meet new sopho- mores and I feel like I help the class," said class presi- dent Greg Lopez. This seemed to be the overall attitude of the soph- omore officers. ln addition to being an officer, Lopez also was a member of the IV football team and of the Stu- dent Council. His involvement in school activities showed his con- cern for his school and his class- mates. Gary Darden served as vice president of the class, and was a member of the wrestling team. Sharon Mason, class secretary, also was an active sophomore. She never was far away, whether it was hosting a sign-painting partyg setting up a pep rally skit, or just sitting around talking with Maintaining a high average is important to Gary Darden, who is studying for an upcoming biology exam. Sharon Mason sets an example as a spirited sophomore by hanging up posters for the pep rally. some of the other sophomores. Sharon was also a member of the Student Council and the varsity tennis team. "I love to get involved and would love to help other people get involved in our class," said Mason. The treasurer for the year was Iames Scharre, also a member of the wrestling team. "Our class officers were dedi- cated to their class," said Susan Borowski, "and always willing to make our class the best." Love-Kins is the main attract to Greg Lopez as he stops by sales table after lunch. A report on the growing treasury ofthe sophomore class is checked over by Iames Scharre, class trea- surer. K SOPHOMORES " 2 --v-45 My ,S 1 S ss ' 5 it Anthony Acosta K L if ,,.. .. - or ,, ff 1 je, 1 Q ,K Q. Sheryl Adams 519 .-. 3, . X A Q , X A., Mike Adamson ' ' 'i A-Q Q ' Iohnny Ahrens W., nnnn f 'fi L "':, , ' rf Carl AICOPH Y" A b J A'AK ' Q X Valory Aldridge 1 V 2 I I A l A Duane Allen V is Q i 6 A am AAA : S 4 ---- .. ' I is in - Loretta Allen i P y Mandy Allen ii Q Phyllis Anderson ? Carol Andrews . i Keith Applegate h L ,, ' T A - if Tina Archa . A - I i lose Arias 1 , 2 5 f T W 1 it tgri Ray Askins A Abner Avila iii Q ,Q .b , Iames Baetz H ' 'A Debbie Bailey . , Karen Bailey Steve Bailey In N: Clint Bailey W i K E B A X A Kelly Bain -a ,, a , - Mel Bain f A t.-ff" ' 'f " eane a ree xg H L 3 B ld :tif .. 'L s 'Fif a Karen Ballard - P xg " Q ' Lisa Ballard Nu - 4' 1 .hlq x is S Maria Banda N37 A Q 53 ' X X lu i fy Stacy Barker A A t-::' a V YM ti' x X i ,, ' K - 'i Mike Bartlett e . . Terry Barnes , if , X W I-i ,fx - fi ' " QD Ieanna Basset A ' " ' X it QQ it ' A ,SLA Susan Bean 4 e 'B ' is it 6 . --1-. A ii it Iimmy Beane , ' I Xi ' Ri - iafg, ji g 'iili' ' A , it Q David Becker X L A Sl Q it X! ,V fi' Limb? TY , Tracey Bell X ' ' 5 X - 5 S l i 5 if! ., 'X if . , , ,,. L A iii is Q5 f S Lisa Bennett Donna Bible Kelle Blackley Spencer Blankenship Billee Bledsoe Iimmie Blythe Robin Bolten T . Loves. 4, , Q. Robin Bonilla Scot Bourland Phillip Bouthier ly Sylvester Bowie Denise Bradford I 3 It at a T Q? 5 X' WX? X i X X Brenda Brand T if 3. x v .X J ' is X Q X l B X. fi Angie Brantley Todd Brewer Ianet Brock jeff Brown Leah Brown Scott Borwn E, X 5 i Ns Scott Brown f' 5 ' . 4. I 'I . NME A" :lf L g Q ., b 4, . A . , ' i. A K Q. A6 5 5 ti N I 5 2:63 . f i Linda , i .S 1 -Q5 N Q 'ii lip, SOPHOMORES Kevin Bruce Dwayne Burchard Brett Burkett Christine Burnett Iames Burson Raymond Bustillos Rosetta Butler Darryl Caldwell Richard Carlson Scott Campbell Eddie Canney Iamie Carrasco Lee Carrillo Vickie Carry Barry Carter Matt Castoe Tommy Chase Ellen Chasteen Richard Chewning Trisha Clay Ianet Cline Susan Clough Art Coker Brian Coleman Shawn Cook Tracie Cook Robert Cooper Henrietta Coronado Iohn Cothran LeeAnn Cox Chris Craik Denise Cuellar Max Cunningham Randy Curtis Gary Darden Carol Davenport Derek Davis Laurie Davis Christie Dean Diane Dean Bruce DeGrate Rosie De La Torra Robin DeMoney David Dennis Vicky Dennis Pam DeRoche Ioel Dewey Maria Diaz Becky Diaz Cary Dickerson Phyllis Dickerson Cathy Dirla Kaye Dobiyanski Carlos Dorris Angie Doxsee Kevin Duke g vvitttt ttytt r t is if ,. as f ttii K . l ' Q Q' . .,,. , Q- Q I l il i .. M 3 N 3 g A .. '54-.Ns-5'5 " 'i 40' Q f -Z C.. C , f . M the tlgtt t, dh - i s P- R :W y get . - at , -K 5 K ,uv ii , I -mesh X E , . Lf' h K , A up 2 Q, 3 gg A . ,',,X'1'kl: .sa ,Ms ,J - .. , . ,Q . xg- 5 V Na 'N' i is Fwy t ,fl Y 5: . v tt . i"f' . C1 5 NN be V Q, ' t i s wf try.. i -. L X. ' we rv t K 5 'Y'-:li gm: t 1, ,L- .. pix tt 'Y' L! X aww it i N ., ,,,, U X t X SOPHOMORES , ji li I 3 "sq, Q. of x.l,g,m.Q Q M ' www' Q.........-0-'P , .,.3i.1,.A .Ji 1.4, mz.z.g.. 'V' . f' I t was another year at Nimitz I Movin' up : , X- ' with more enthusiasm and spirit than ever before. We , were finally able to call freshmen An., " class was the best. dates. afford a Coke for lunch. water. Gina Peddy shows off her shirt, which displays the symbol for a new service club at Nimitz. SOPHOMORES "fish" and act as though we knew what was going on. The year was great, going to class meetings and pep rallies, trying to prove our There were football and basket ball games, Homecoming and first After buying a varsity football ticket, Iulie Ledbetter could only Kevin Iones stops to see who is in the hall before getting a drink of Movin' up We loyally filled the stands on Friday and Saturday nights to cheer the football team on to vic- tory. And we really didn't mind that we had to wait until the next- to-the-last game for our first vic- tory ofthe season. After all, it was Listening intently to her teache language class is LeeAnn Cox. While in biology, Ciana Rc laughs as the teacher tells a 1 joke. Homecoming and that thrilling, come from behind win over the South Grand Prairie Warriors made up for all the earlier disap- pointments on the football field. A senior, Bobby Chase, helps to lift sophomore and freshman stu- dents to View the sights at the courtyard pep rally. Teresa Mathis yells as the IV team makes a touchdown against the South Grand Prairie Warriors. SOPHOMORES .44 """"l. i .NN . ig A X, 9. - if - if K ,. 'Q T F s , h gr g if X Si xi xi is fi A li i . Q f 'Q S, P 1,,: Q T hx: x f t I .2+'1- I :b , A A G 1 , as A .S 1' S Q I k... Q - i XY 5 :,:, E x .,., S F' is -Q . ' A. .25 fm ' X ' ww K tl, rims , iii .Q G - - x gil. F xg " D Vi i F " l Y' wa . 1 a E., T . gre gg gg L i I X 314255 K W I ta , s , 1 K 14+ if 3 , saa Q e Q gg ,. ,F fl 1- h S' N A i K y , I is 'X iki- N 5, .E 55 Q X ix mi 5 X Z K X Q G R A aa Q at may A Q - .V 1 K - r ' - Sf! , if 5 x il I xi is I G xiii? 5 ,,, A lm i S' ef X ,v . 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Either we had just turned 16 and were waiting anxiously next to the phone hoping that cute guy in Many sophomores display their enthusiasm and spirit at the pep rallies, as shown here by a sopho- more girl. Iohnnly House waits patiently to see w at the next move will be in the football game. Tim Oliver catches a glimpse of the photographer while watching the girls walk down the hall. While sitting in her desk waiting for the bell to ring, Ellen Chasteen reads a note from one of her friends. SOPHOMORES ovin' up English really meant it when he said he'd give us a call that night, or we had worked it out to double- date with our neighbor fwho was a junior and had a driver's licensej. Then scrambled through our list of "prospects,'f trying to find one who would say "yes," Fund-raising events and club meetings occupied part of our school, too. We sold candy bars - boy, did we sell candy bars! - stuffed animals, candles, and any- thing else that could pump a few dollars into the club till. We stag- gered sleepily into school at 7:30 to attend that all-important club meeting - all in hopes of getting to attend that weekend conven- Roaming through the halls, Kevin Duke surprisingly runs into his girlfriend. Relaxing in the cafeteria during study hall is Ieff Mandershier. W Showing another facet of his at school is sophomore S Brown. Standing in the south hall watch- ing the girls go by is an everyday thing for Greg Smith. SOPHOMORES it r . ' . I V "' ' 4a fa i - E' a at D A ii V G Q, i ,ggi ,ws 5 I p 1, l at . 'xsx xy 1 A 3 ',- i"f Q',,, il A.. A fin -td i I 1 s as X Q Q, X X ' ..,,, .- 'VG sz 2. 1 ska S af Jr ,X W wr, ' 1 - ,. K , S .t A W .. fi' il G s n i i f gggg T . X-. Q. .af :tit .gg ii? 2 4 4, . aififlt. N f WY me iw .' A I Q. Q 1 1. 1: 'S f i i 3 1 i w Q3 ... , N.. My M X, ,K-, ' we' iw 11' . s . 3 u i -gy Q , 5 , 15 'i if 1 in .Q -we A .ai fi -P if V t 3 :mf 5' G W,,, . ,,,,V My W , ig iii ' 'ie ,si .- -9 .ma , - -xr ..Q.. -. 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K. :L X A 1 a... fl f 'Y Xi 1 Iackie King lohn King Tommy King Phyllis Kirk Gene Kizzar Keith Knight Tina Knippers Iane Knopp Kathy Knox Charles Koerth Iohn Lackey Ernest Lacy Denisa Lambert Karen Lands Todd Lawson Alanna League Iulie Ledbetter Scott Lee Wanda Lee Iill Lehrer Gail Leibensberger Ianie Lester Mark Lewis Ricky Limones Scott Lindsey Terrie Littlefield Ianette Longhofer Arlene Lopez Greg Lopez Diane Loudermilk Kelvin Loyd Karen Lynch Kathleen Lynch Trina Lyons Ieff Manderscheid Ginger Maner Don Manzelli Debbie Maris Tim Marshall Alex Martinez Sharon Mason Melinda Massey David Mast Mona Matheny Teresa Mathis Nelson Matton Lori Maynard Mary Anne McCauley Nan McClain Terri McCoy Pam McCullough Pam McFarland Marion Mc:Glone Glen McGregor Cindy McNeil Tom McNeil SOPHOMORES Tommy McPeters Kim Mee Hank Metzger Tim Miller Tim Miller Tim Miller Mike Millican Tory Mizell Doug Mock Cindy Monk Steve Montgomery Brian Mooney Randy Mooneyham Mary Moore Quint Moore Alex Morales Alfred Moreno Irocema Moreno Mike Mosher Gerald Murphy Tony Murphy David Mussett Leah Myers Carlton Nelson Roy Nelson Roy Nelson Toni Nelson Ruben Nerio Robert Nickols Shawn Nichols Melissa Norman Shannon O'Brien lose Ortiz Monica Oseid Marvin Pace Paula Paddock Curtis Palmer Russell Palmer Todd Parish Vaughn Park Ierry Parker Sherry Paschall Larry Patrick Lori Patrick Shaye Patterson Ierry Payne Todd Pearson Gina Peddy Emma Pena Pete Pietena Scott Pinckard Debbie Plymale Terri Plymale Lisa Pogue Kathy Posey Larry Preston f Q '52, S55 ww? 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' . af:-1 .a , :. - ,g - afsvl Q 1 Y if .V . is .Q -. 5" , it 'S 6 i r e sg , as Q , ,Xian -v ' is t 4 mmf F1 s Q ., T it ff! ,Q 5 -5. E' 3 ' i I SOPHOMORES Movin' up tion in Austin or San Antonio. Our sponsors and class officers offered advice and ideas, and they attended sign-painting parties, class meetings, pep rallies and fund raisers. Through their guid- ance and leadership, we made it through another year and took another step toward our ultimate goal- being a senior. The sophomores gather one Fri- day morning to watch the pep rally. Getting ready for the game, Susan Senstock gets a little nervous, know- ing she has to perform at halftime. Seeing how long the lunch line is, Donna Sloan decides to eat out of the candy machines. SOPHOMORES ovin' up Part of our sophomore year was setting goals for life after school. We began taking courses that would prepare us for college or the work world ... and we began dreaming of leaving home and being out on our own. Then there was the experience of taking driver's ed and getting our driver's license. We spent count- less hours memorizing rules and signs, taking tests and trying to prove we really could move that machine safely down the street. Christy Rainwater talks with t low student during lunch. Iill Lehrer waits patiently di Iournalism class for the be ring. '1 Debbie Gonzales takes off her shoes for a comfortable walk down the hall. Karen Lands smiles for a friend while eating her lunch during her lunch period. v 4 9 L i . A I "'f g .cf 'f ' f x ' ff , 'f1ii"",'4,fk'.1'li' l f, :rf f V+... tw- i. 7, 5219 N' Elftliswilif"'5-VIE?-iiiff-'Fr.QftwEQl5K'5f: 1 SOPHOMORES K i S. , 1 :Ek S 1? V F 3 gg. 7 Q: . i S wt '::Q - ,, Ei.,.: 2., M W M ssiitie N if P . it 'Y Q tl S 1 ' sill-, , Ti' p K A ',:x 'HK' X xx 5 at N ,ggi Q L QQ t.. ,E S ': . t t -. L Q t t . t s T i as ' L, M H it f.'., . K " - , S' p K 9 tttt T T , W . 3: is ,H 9 , 5 . . . f N iig I . --qi. S . NL. F X , nz 1 , X S L L L f J T e we M my if TT! '4'j 'Y 1 ,' 'T X Q f' 'V K Y K i ,, .-. si, -g E218 Q5 i L . 1 , . S. if L ig: f .ff ,Al Q .mnitiwvd Linda Puente Sheila Purkey Cynthia Punsalan Kristi Rainwater David Ramsey Melissa Ray Ken Reamy Iohn Reeves Ion Reger Pinky Resendez Teresa Reyna Tim Rich Lisa Richards Christa Riggs Tony Roberts Karen Robertson Iohn Robinson Mike Robinson Esther Rodriquez David Rosen Teresa Rositas Liana Rowe Harvey Rubeakaba Iohnny Rush Leslie Rushing Mike Rushton Penny Ruyle Iimmy Ryals Kelly Sanford Iason Schell Phillip Schenkler Iames Schoare Steve Schoendienst Ierry Seabolt Ierry Seitz Lannie Self Susan Senstock Keith Sherrell Susan Shopher Gina Shrum Lawrence Shults Kelly Simmons Melinda Simmons Robert Sleigle Donna Sloan Billy Smith Trenda Smith lane Smitha Ron Smythe e ee 'i it K ii ii iii S' David Snowden vi M Reese Solomon p i . Q L- 1' A p fy Misty Sooter A V23 .. .I ,jj gif: . - " ' E Carl Soward :Q . X T , L,:t tk ,..... S : I ',., . 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Movin' up Then there were more hours spent with a harrassed teacher who kept saying, "Easy now . . . not soooo fast." iela Sprinlger participates in a im corps s it at halftime during e of the football games. ian Coleman shows his "enthu- sm" during an early afternoon iss. Finally, the big day arrived and we went down to the Dept. of Public Safety office for the final test. First, there was the multiple- choice test, and after sweating through that, we nervously bit our lip while the clerk totaled our scores. Through that hurdle, we headed outside to await the high- way patrolman who would give us our driving test. Nobody drove as cautiously as we did on that test drive, and if we were lucky, we passed. For some of us, though, once wasn't enough. But with that license in hand, the family car became ours - well, at least for a little while - and we joined in that ever-popu- lar pastime, cruisin'. ' SOPHOMORES Amber Williams Alex Williams Iohn Williams Ruben Williams Wendy Williams Terry Wilson Tracy Wilson Andy Wilt David Windham Steve Wooten Iohn Wosnig Ianet Wright Lee Wyatt Edith Winn Brian Young Iulie Young Barry Zeller Greg Beardmore Susan Borowski Pam Cochan Heidi De Boise Lindy Grim Pam Kennedy Tim Oliver Yvette Orea Greg Smith 11 . it -L sl Q in g his Sill ' V' S+ ' g Q' Y U i X 5 S if K .t i , ' iiili use . 1 i.. S . K t iiiti S - .., stss f siss t t From her fourth period class, Teresa Mathis walks to At the end of the day, Mary T1 the cafeteria to meet her friends for lunch. Cana and Ben Uvalde relax a enjoy the sun in the Courtyard. SOPHOMORES paring to give a letter to a close nd between classes is Terry son. n Reeves strolls down the hall, tng his time on his way back to ss. hn Reger shows the "roper uk" while displaying his dip of oal in his mouth. lory Aldridge, sophomore prin- ss, participates in the Home- ming Parade, despite a cold, ndy day. Movin' up We cruised the Sonic, Taco Inn, the library, and the "pasture" looking for a friend and good times. While most of us had good times as a sophomore, a select few also received special honors. Some of us knew the joy of serv- ing as a IV cheerleader, then being selected a varsity cheerleader. Others knew the thrill of being starters on the junior varsity squads and felt the flow of confi- dence that comes from knowing that next year it would be the var- sity team. Most of us who weren't a cheer- leader, a IV "jock" or a class offi- cer were content to be spectators. We didn't mind not being in the spotlight we had a good time cheering those who were, rejoic- ing in their triumphs and sharing , '77 in their losses. But there also was the joy of those who were named to the Homecoming Court, Skjonnet, Student Council and class favor- ites. SOPHOMORES 7 Movin' up lt was an honor to be in the run- ning, even if we didn't win. Winning, losingg making friends, getting hurt . . . it all was a part of being a sophomore. We laughed and we cried, but mostly we learned what life was like in the driver's seat. time, we were going to be on top, and the world was waiting for us. We were the Class of '82 and we were the best class Valory Aldridge participates in a skit held at one of the morning pep rallies. ln just a short even' Denise Cuellar flashes a smile while in the middle of the confu- sion between classes. Displaying his enthusiasm for the Vikings by wearing an embla- zoned jacket is Iames Scharre. 'X ...qw ' M ', A , , ,,,,,, , fl55:ffg ,, t J V .. ,,, in :iv y 7512! , , - :xr.1.f:'w ,, , ,.h, , I ,V.,, Ivfv 1 1- V . , V :mf , ' a,,H:wfuw,f t i - 'f . .f . ' Z t.e, , Q H . f , SOPHOMORES r.. While studying for an exam, Greg Before starting cheerleading prac- Smith reads over some old mate- tice, Iill Iohnson talks with Bob rial. Harmon. V3l0I'g Aldridge looks to to the black oard for an explanation of the day's assignment. SOPHOMORES Officers aboard ship he first of our freshman school year, four of "our own" were elected as class officers. Shawn Begley was top man, while vice president, Ieri Ellen Teague, was first mate. Ioleta Stinson took notes by the bundle as secretary, and gingerly handling our money was treasurer Wendy lacks. During an English lecture, Wendy lacks, treasurer, laughs at an amusing quote. The overseer of all freshman activities were the class sponsors, who worked hand-in-hand with the officers. Our sponsors were Greg Iohnson, Bonnie Brown, Gwynne Shelton, Irene Glasgow, Chan Roark, Robyn Starnes, lean- nie Gillmore, Neil Dugger, Bonnie Collins and Nancy French. Vice president of the freshman class, Ieri Ellen Teague prepares to go to track practice. Quik' c 9 1 During spirit week, Shawn Beg- ley, president, works on Mrs. Helen Ghaplin's door decorations. ttf! In the spirit of traditional h coming activities, Ioleta secretary, helps decorate the FRESHMEN fi l it gt it i -A in xi' vs in ' 27 1 5 x xx ' Q Q K, .l ,K E s. 2 Qi . ea: as R vm, at N5 4 -. 'fn' M. i jc lf iff '5 it Y:Q- B i s to is t ANS g 1 we , ' xt: A k k S A is 'ffl J E M? ..- : to 35, 3 ttts ,,- I ': 1: t sr' X W ,. 'ff sf -1- 1' 4 . 3' lil 92 jaw C my -t , fx X ,it u .- ki. 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W, .Q .. fa, I X 5 S - i 7 5 X BN, an , wp R ,g si 5 it 5 X, '- - Tel.. ' 'WI l li i N tau-fx -in 1 ra 'Sm' 4 , .. ,,, .aj K 'E' 1 sh 5.14.4 ' Q E R' r r+i B C ' ' ,V 1 ' X I X :.i :" rraso l A Q p e r A -is 1.rr.. 'K , 1 . ll ri' C .. 2 ,ktbt EE: K -luv X A 'i.:. zipz i i as:-. .,.., , y p y y R Lk iff rm-af.. :- S f so Asif will ggi? by X X ffl it E C X 1 1 l 4 l 2 -gr: re- . yo 4.5 ! ,. ,i Q Q ' L K ,,,. L! J A f iil , ' it if Q A, at ti Hs R: l " , ,i r tm , E' g, 9 as 9 af 6. 'E:: ,Q - f . . r,-- ,L .- i ' M ' r , N. it L j ,, ,, fx si , 9 QR 9, v' , X. a ' naw W i 1 . .1 i E :, . ia. Qu i ,....f.:-.izrg FRESHMEN '51 ,a-1, ll lv sg 53 . Vg I D -P4 'Q ovin' in here are few days that make a lasting impression on our lives -the day we marry: the day we get our first carg and - of course - that first day of high school, Looking back to that first day, we realized it was an episode eas- ily remembered. After a few days of taking twice the five minutes given to reach our classes, things became routine. Getting intro- duced to new teachers was noth- ing unusual, nor was becoming acquainted with their individual rules and teaching methods. The hard part was having to work that first day, after a three-month vacation. Then lunch time rolled around and we grabbed our first taste of Many freshman girls put in long hours of practice for the Christ- mas concert bythe girls choirs. H ,Ali if Manx I K 5 ,t,,., it Tony McFadin and Iimmy Mathis create a human ladder while deco- rating the freshman hall. Taking time to glimpse around the room, Amy Anderson is caught at a happy moment. ill FRESHMEN Movin' in Movin, in that cafeteria "cuisine" And while munching out, we discov- ered we could listen to a stereo playing music that ranged from disco to country to rock. depend- ing on the day of the week - and whoever got to the dial first. The second half of the day went much as the first, only slower. Dis- covering old friends as well as old flames was common, and there were even some interesting new possibilities to check out later, but that goes on for the rest of the year. Then there's the high school version of spirit. Viking pep rallies were one-of-a-kind: the enthusi- asm was stunning. Hung all over the spectator gym were spirit signs with slogans created and painted by our own hands. Memorable phrases like. "Kill!" were thought up in our own freshman heads. Sam Crab and Shawn O'Con- nor share a book so they can complete their last night's assignment. On a cold, windy day, Amy Anderson represents her class in the Homecoming parade. During a lecture in the Iournal room, Mark Tilly smiles at amusing remark. V i t . E Belinda Allen discos each mc ing in the east hall, which usu is filled with music. FRESHMEN ' ex I 'Vis Q I 0 ' a -Q X 'WA a .K A . i . tk 1, , ., t is N .-1 10 ff. X va 01' xt L x,-15, I ' . 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Sharon Harper ' f, , M, - 5 3 Cherie Harris K V .iff gf if M F lt ,fa X5 'tl' Gidget Harris H A A ' ' i 7'Pi':"1 if Q4 ' E t 4' 1 R t ' 1' K T" , ' 'tt' in F ft T , 5,,,gi3iQ5,,y s si is p Stacy Harris ? f A 'fl V A ' Tim Hartweck Z V is 4 kk T Ronnie Hartwick ' " p l C B . 5 G -' - - Y "iff ' Randy Hasselbush 6 Sh My , pf "'i' E 'r'ft Danna Hays Q 'iii 'ei M S x David Head is pp A ,X--T ex gp , -fu E Q , , W Benny Hedgecoke f ,f --- A i--i 4 r- p E i t X R' l g : Q F1 ,afiifaefft T ui .. FRESHMEN 1 way to her next class, Mitzi alker shows off her Homecom- g mum. ith an inquisitive look, Houston atson looks up to see who is ming into the room. if wg, :ry confused about which go, Dinah Holland and elly pause. way Kim ovin' in And our first Homecoming was something that won't be forgotten. The freshman Homecoming theme was "The Emerald City" and the freshman hall was deco- rated with the wants of the Lion, the Tin Woodsman and the Scare- crow - courage, heart and a brain. The Dorothy among all this was Amy Anderson, our freshman Homecoming Princess. Natalie Palmer looks up from her studies to see someone staring at her. 9 in iffiflw A 13 In hoses of not being tardy, Iacky Smit , Tonya Lyons and Betsy Hall hurry to class. FRESHMEN Movin' in As far as special occasions go, Western Day and Fifties Day deserve to be mentioned. On Western Day, being a cowboy for cowgirll was the "in" thing, with a particularly Western pep rally to match. Then here come the greas- ers. Fifties Day was a wild scene, seeing people in ancient styles of clothing walking in the halls, with the most appropriately dressed boy and girl crowned Fonzie and Pinky for a day. One of the bigger issues of the freshman year was the sign on the school marquee which read: "Home of the Nimitz High Family, Where people care about people, Where each student is important And each life is precious." The marquee was given to Nimitz stu- dents bythe Booster Club as a gift, but in November, some parents requested the slogan be taken down. At the beginning of the sec- ond tri, we voted on whether or During the last few minutes before the Irving outdoor pep rally, Grayson Pike plays his bari- tone. Freshmen join in on the spirit that binds Nimitz together at one of the first pep rallies. FRESHMEN 6 T57 .,. , 29. iwib .X -Q- Q rf Q Q Q' . Sz QS. if f K, W' - mass , Q ' +-K .51 K K ew. x S J 5 1 .i s,D7 i , -y L J' Q tl ,bps Ki? ii P it K' Zi i Fi , as ,:." K A , 'Y' C -L.: af' K 3 ' A l X -Q. X I 4. ' R-:gl if 22: ' rf -5 mm,,, ight L .1 Qi as . X, I si W 1, .wt FQQEXWK nov fflf 3 ex. O l -K 0 , . t . is fx, x - . . v,XX,, .f R X K K A3 I ,KX ,a si Z 2 :lb- R-5 ,A 3 3 t.,i..l,.t a " A TS? fi 'V X xlx ti , . .AJ e GS! KKK K -f 'K ' . K , E5 K .. S L is ',i 2 X s Q-vw .f f 1:1 i' ' lv. S ,. . ,gf , ,fps -1- , :- ,gn ss ' ,K , i . f- , . V, .tt-a. is l K E' :: C ' WS' X if S U ., . 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But when the votes were coun- ted 82 percent of the students said As the class takes a break, David Rush rests on his books for a min- ute. Bridget Bridges gets into the "disco mood" with friends at one of the Vika dances. FRESHMEN Melody McCormick Shannon McCurley Sherri McCurry David McDonald Scott McDonald Pam McDowell Tony McFadin Andy McGarvey Tim McGovern Tammy McGuire Lori McKee Marilyn McKellar Mike McNeil Monny McPherson David Medford Henry Medina Sherri Melton Iessica Miles Lori Miles Carol Miller Christina Miller Ierry Mitchell Bruce Montgomery Scott Montgomery Melony Mooney Travis Moore Iavier Morante Angela Moreno Sharon Morgan Sandra Morris Carmen Morrison Donna Moss jackie Mullins Bruce Munger Glen Murphy Wayne Murphy Tammy Murray Nancy Nault Donald Nelson Tommy Nelson Dora Nerio Debra Newton Dutch Nichols Robert Nickols Becky Nixon Caroline Nygardino Dennis O'Brien Sean O'Connor Iulie Oliver " til. . c Vi.i. K L, ,N tttl .W ee N N J -S ., Q' - f gf. 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Monica Pace V '- k .- iyyzi Q gi V, ' mi . gd -A fe iii?-l T ff mr 54 it ning out of the wonderland of rk, Lisa jones looks up into the lworld. thony Bowie shows his enjoy- nt of the snack he just finished n the candy machine. In Ag, h brow set, Eric Senter makes way to his next class through a i-busy hall. Movin' in they wanted the sign put back up - and up it went. Generally speaking, our feelings about Nimitz were all in the affirmative. And why not? Nimitz was often rated clean and very nice by most. A few, for example, said that they felt our school had the best people. Others stated that they were having a good time within the halls of Nimitz, mostly because of the independence and freedom to do pretty much what you want - at least when com- pared to junior high. Freshman students weren't the only newcomers to voice their During an exciting moment, Lisa Hengy and Sylvia Hinojosa clap their hands to a cheer. FRESHMEN M ' , ' OVID IH feelings about Nimitz. It also seemed that "freshman" teachers shared this same attitude. "Everybody's real friendly," remarked world history teacher Mrs. Donna Wilcox. "The student-teacher relation- ship is better one can relate," observed Coach Dennis Burton. Adults have told us that this was supposed to be the best part of our lives. Maybe they were right. but they're only adults and we are freshmen. What did they know?. During the announcing of the Homecoming Court, Amy Ander- son and Shawn Beagley look around nervously. Before going to get his lunch, Greg Chapel plays around with some friends. Two spirited girls, Wendy Pa and Cindy Clements, show enth' siasm at the Irving pep rally. FRESHMEN if H ...f-X' 3 .Y, 3 .Av ' .Xf- , g i: , su ' - + .. , A-af : A t ..,. as sstt iff B Q Q - 5. .. , Q Q X Q .tx a ff i-Q11 "' 1, gigs ' A s . Q -9 . A k 1 I ' l ,Wi 1 . .. 4 rm r' 'T K. QT . , '1 , K R A '.-, .M ik- ,A f ix V I: A ! I M x ' fig 'R ax X ' A I 5 P A K wal vs : Q 8 , .. .Q gm . 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Iohn Page Natalie Palmer Iatin Parikh Kim Parker Beverly Parks Anne Pass Kevin Parry Wendy Pate Anthony Patrick Lisa Patrick Rhonda Pearson Melissa Perez Sophie Perez Ierry Petrosky Carla Petty Karen Pfaff Earl Phares David Phillips David Phillips Paul Phillips Les Pickett Bobby Piko Grayson Pike Lori Pisciotta Karen Plymale Karol Plymale Glynn Plumley David Pope Tamara Pope Kathy Powell Beth Pritchett Suzette Pritchett Ianice Pruett Dorothy Puentes Wilhelmine Punsalan Sandra Quintanilla Ramon Ramos Debbie Randle Beth Reamy Robert Reed Arnold Redding Michelle Redding Margaret Redmon Linda Reinoah Paul Revier Iames Reynolds Robert Rheinfeldt David Rich Rocky Rich E ' c Randy Richardson ' y c - Ricky Riddle f 'ii' A -if I gf Sandra Rinehart 2' , t Q gig -1 . Martha Riojas Q llz, E EN " ' 5 - - - ' ,gifs Robert Robison in ' X Q iiiiii I MZ QW Robert Rogers 4, i , ,xv Scott Rose I 5 l 3 A ' , 1 . if FRESHMEN David Rush Marilyn Ruyles Ricky Ryman Mike Saint Esequiel Salazar Lupe Sandoval David Sarandis Martha Saucedo Mark Sauer Connie Scott Leah Schrader Rod Schroeder Monica Schultz Terry Self Stacy Sellers Eric Senter Brian Shackelford Stephanie Sharn Rosia Sherman Steve Sims Teresa Skaggs Donna Smith Kevin Smith Laura Smith Sonya Smith Stacy Smith Tammy Smith Tim Smith Toby Smith Vicky Smith Penny Smithey Rodney Snody Mike Snowden Martin Solis Doug Soloman Edith Spilman Carol Stancil Mary Stanley Ranelle Stearns Ron Steel Greg Stephens Betty Stewart Ioleta Stinson Tony Stinson Iudith Suu David Stringer Tim Sullivan Io Surley Billy Sutter Rita Swinford Iohn Taylor Cheryle Teague Ieri Teague Debbie Tennison Ierry Thomas Ricky Thomas af! 'ia Nt it is .I Ht. ...K Se. ,L - 2 . x ,W T, ,. et L ia! Af T S 1 . ,gy i x te S ff e .f .t.l gi .l up A A,,a iii - it J if h e , 'tem g Q, , xv FRESHMEN ' 5 Q . ll 'MJF ,549 X. is K. ,T :,. 'tu - At t T S , 'AQ J I VV t . "K . a ei X f Sf P K -ga:-2' as T e 2- ' reszezsw-aa ' 'E I 'fr 'fiat gl T Qsff' M X x as , . ., it-fs K Q Nl' m Q QF 9-K 'ss aaa 5 - if , ,K it X ff Qi' i--. My jf' X . X.. T Er 5,6 1 9' m 'ij Q se- , sf. fi , iss: Xxx were - i my e "U -:Q 15 its : ft S gggy at , ',. Itg N ...AW ' ,. X, F L N X " S 3 ..,, , H ig M y g - M . .1 1 GMX ' Q' t - ','f I . 'fi' , 1, . t it 3 E51 S ,L . iai 1 L S Lf s299'ff'l5i5t iii ZQ: J t as - fit Q- A it Q . , Y 3 Q e S' L 1-551 iit l . ig a L itit. AQ ,ft a w , , X f-1 tp ' -1 ,-rt, X t - tw 1 tw we A - it mt - Kit htlta 'L v!4!.tiil, at -T - is - ' a W 5 if W tg A N : lt: l Q sc-- W :,.' uw ,gist ,, 4? .4 at V . t , s. lx T Q 'st Q' -... ,L N 1 are 1. zi. ,,,,,:l S xg lg 2 . ?' 3-ff Enjoying their lunch break, Glynis Fell and Elena Diaz roam through the halls. Although she is supposed to be working, Wendy Pate turns to talk to a friend. Lunchtime is a favorite for some. Mike Evans enjoys one of the best liked meals. Welcome to our famil 6 ll right teachers, please release all freshmen from your class to go to the auditorium for the freshman class meeting," assistant principal jerry Winn announced on the PA sys- tem. This was the first indication that we were truly in high school. "Where did they say we go?" "Should we bring a 1552 pencil?" Anthony Krukowski warms up on his French horn before the out- door pep rally. fDon't freshmen know that pencils are only used in Math?J "How do you get there?" "Why are we having a meet- ing?" These innocent but basic ques- tions were murmured throughout remaining read. Then the room while the announcements were we crowded into the halls and somehow found our way to the auditorium. Once there, we gradually settled in and Principal Roy Curry step- FRESHMEN Welcome ped up to the microphone. In his brief remarks, we suddenly real- ized we were part of something special. HAS a note of welcome to all our new students at Nimitz, l would like to say that we are proud to have you join the Nimitz 'family'." This he tells us, is a unique school setting. "Our marquee out front bears these words: 'l-lome of the Nimitz High Fam- ily 'Where people care about peo- ple 'Where each life is important 'And each life is precious'. "This message carries a promise that each student will be afforded the utmost opportunity to belong, to achieve, and to be recognized M.. 'I ,gtg "W-.mv During lunch, sisters Lori and Ann Dickerson have a lot to share - lives, laughs and juice. Looking up to receive further instructions, Audrea Becker assembles her folder. While school work piles Donna Moss doesn't let the p sure get to her. 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FRESHMEN K ypical freshman look is dis- yed by Todd Winn who isn't 'ing attention in class. ti..,, elcome as an individual. It is our hope that each of you finds something Qecial during your next four years at our school, and that, in later life, you may look back on your high school years with fond memories which shall last a life- time. "May God bless you in His spe- cial way, and may you share in the rich love which abounds at this campus in the years to come. "I love you."Q Blushing from something said, Chelly Capehart smiles down to hide her embarrassment. The freshman section, which is always full to capacity, screams with excitement. While at lunch, Iuli'e Oliver, Lisa Hengy, Missy Burton and Chelly Capehart play around. E5 yall Sli' Nil. FRESHMEN 161 While waiting for the next round in a tennis tournament, Susan Staggs takes time to get some sun. The frigid wind allows Willie Iones, Wormy Brewer, and Kevin Trigg to get a little closer. Charles Welch uses the dirt approach in getting a girl for 1 Homecoming dance. f..,,w gf ,- ., , " kim .Et 'Q 5 A m W 754 .Q +1 CLASSES 'opular Saturday Night Live . . earing That Mama Upen, Roseanne Finds Uut hat Mr. Jones Writes: "What Was SehooIA1I bout?" ing math class Paul Wymna a letter which Shaun Cook had to have. e character of Mady tnegro dl was portrayed by I- Ramsey ing the senior play "God's orite." l H ,W,..wa-. Due to the ever opular e isodes of "Saturda Night Live", tllie staff has decided, to feature Roseanne An uino's last editorial of her higE school days. he last letter of my high school year came across the old editorial desk yesterday. I tore that mama open, and sure enough, it was from my old friend, Mr. "Wildman" Steven Iones, from Waco, Texas. Mr. Iones writes: "Dear Rosanne Anguiano: What was school all about? Was it fun? A lot of hard work? se' Did you study a lot? Did you have any friends? What is a friend? What do you remember most about school? Will you miss it? Did you like your teachers? Did you have a lot of homework? Mr. Iones, give me a break, will ya? You still ask a lot of dumb questions for someone who lives in Waco, but I'll try and relate fyoul like that word "relate" instead of "tell?" Shows you what can happen when you listen to the news instead of writing dumb questions to celebrities my view of school . . . The year started out with every- one lookin' for old friends and CLASSES Aetuall the Guys Were Lookin Each Friday Morning Pep Rally, the ,looks Got I Walk in the Gym,Sit Down and Flex TheirMusel- tryin' to make new ones factually, the guys were lookin' for girls and vice versal. All the upperclassmen strutted about and looked down on the "fish," the freshmen were called, cause they already knew where their classes were. CDon't worry, I won't forget that I was once a dreaded freshman, but I don't like to admit it in publicl. Anyways, after things settled down, it was time for football sea- son. Every week there was a pep rally Friday mornings, where all the jocks got to walk in the middle of the gym and sit down on the benches and flex their muscles. Then the Vikas pranced around, the cheerleaders almost killed themselves making strange designs, and everyone screamed out their lungs for a Spirit Stick. lust think how many people screamed until they were hoarse for a little piece of wood, Before Halloween, in the mall, Tim Broughton tried on a rubber mask at Helen Gallaghers. That's Bobby Chase on the t and Tim Kelly on the botto while on top of the school. Iokes are a part of school. Kes Wolever and Brenda Reeves lau behind unawared Van Matson. -,. -.- CLASSES l 'Mad' Cardinal fChuck Car- Since the rack was full at lunch, nj rereads the skit so he the cakes are on the floor until i't make mistakes. room is available. Through the drudgery of class work, Linda Kuhn finds it hard to stay away. V ' 4 ii 490- Formulas seem to never cease in chemistry. Sandy Simmons has her own formula for a laugh. On "Top the Tiger Day," Tim Huckahy proudly wears his Six Flags Over Texas flyer. -qngnnausnnuilb ' .L Q . 1 , ,,f' ' -we f , 1 . , W 5, CLASSES Stretching the neck muscles of Blair War is Waylon Hargrove. Senior "Skinny Kenny" Harris displays his popular trick. This is known as Ken Lips. The cafeteria is where the V Halloween Party is held. This 1 dentified person attends. Booster Club member Margie Stipes shows her faithful spirit by riding in the bitter cold parade. He may be a freshman, but l strong and doesn't mind show it Offering a "knuckle sandwich Lisa Partney, leaving the cafetl with Lisa Lee. CLASSES We All Were Tardy Sometimes A Giant Grizzly Bear Jumped Uut of Your Locker, Wrestled and Grabbed Your Paper as He Ran Off Then, there were all the cold nights watching our football team, but we won't talk about that. A lot of people tried to raise money for a club or organization by selling everything imaginable - from M8zM's to a personalized car washing. The words, "Please buy these. lt's my last box" were often heard. The school dances were pretty great. The disco beat or the coun- try bug hit a lot of people who came out in the nighttime to dance in tune with the flashing lights in the cafeteria. Boy, watchin' those go on and off, on an off, could really make a person sick. Every single day, there was a mad rush to get to the cafeteria during lunch. Do you know what people are present will be clowns. Kelly Sim- is one of the clowns present. here are times in journalism way to describe this photo was to 'hen the picture best explains simply identify the two seen: Tony self. The staff decided the best Martinez and SherylTipton. it's like being smashed, pushed and yanked around by 75 hungry guys? It's pretty fun, let me tell you. Being tardy for class was sumthin' many of us went through. Even though this giant grizzly bear jumped out of your locker, wrestled you to the ground, then grabbed your paper and ran off just as the bell rang, does the teacher accept your excuse? No. She puts that little T by your name and tells you you're tardy. - Then, there's the best-loved subject of all - homework. That word can bring visions of stayin' up late to do some stupid cross- word puzzle that you don't know how to do cause you don't know what half the words mean, and you forgot your book with the stu- pid words in it, and you had to call that cute guy for the words and they say "Roseanne who?," and you're so embarrassed that you hang up and decide to go live in South Africa and study the migratory habits of the wandering moo-moo beast. That's what I remember about high school. Then, there were the bad times, too. But hey - I'll save them for my book that's coming out in the spring of '92. Goodnight, my little Vikings' CLASSES D Q I 3 .W .V if IP 1? 5-ix I iw- N , iff if ' ' "u , - . ,"..,4,-.'-"- ,!, fd 1 . , .1 - .mr , . ,,. ,, -if b '.' ' A """ ' " 1, 'f:2::,:r:::v:- , .-'J ':','g I fiyf ,at U- ! , . J' Lunww-VS" .M -' A g K 5 fi W Q. I 'ORGANIZATIONS STAGERS All For Sho he choirs and the bands are one of the main sources of entertainment at any school. The bands and choirs here proved this statement to be true. The long and hard hours they practiced singing and playing the same songs over and over again, turned out some very beautiful works of art in all phases. "These long hours of practice really pay off," asserted Ms. Kay Reeves, choir director. The groups also went to compe- tition a lot during this year. "We are given points on how well we play," stated Earl I-laberkamp, band director. A young choir member has fun in the hall before class. Mary Arnold, Valerie Bembenek, Grim, Iohn Gross, Steven Hender- Tania Black, Sherry Burket, son, Delayne Ienkins, Michael Ies- LaDonna Crane, Dale Davis, Davis ter, Cheryl Lewis, lack McDaniel, Deaton, Rebecca Diaz, Antony Stephen Meadows, Iames Neff, Gonzales, Kathy Grim, Lindy Gorine Piest, Audrey Pres Elizabeth Reeves, Kenneth Sel David Smith, Sonja Watson, t Williams. ORGANIZATIONS a Adams, Sharon Amason, tda Baker, Daniel Baxter, Greg leson, Iimmie Blthe, Erma wer, Kathleen Couch, Ianet iess, Tommy Gallatan, Elvia 5-2 EJ? H it t Guzman, Ronnie Hartwick, Karen Iones, Paul Leadabrand, Elizabeth Lester, Diane Loudermilk, David McDonald, Evelyn McKnight, Practicing on a performance, choir members work diligently. Iimmy Neff listens carefully to instructions from Ms. Reeves. 1 I Roy Nelson, Tamera Pope, Paul Revier, Randy Richardson, Karla Sanders, Iulie Stark, Mike Web- ster, Sherry Wheless, Paula Winn Kimberly Mee, Tammy Murray, ORGANIZATIONS 3 'H W Q was IESTACERS 1 " continued from page 170 Even though getting up to school by 7 in the morning for band practice outside on the wet grass was tedious, they made it, even at the Friday night football games in front of hundreds of peo- p e. And when you're watching a bunch of people singing together, it may not seem like it would be very hard to do, but it takes many hours of practicing and singing together. Many were thankful for the hours of enjoyment that these entertainers brought. Choir director Ms. Kay Ret tells a pianist what music to while rehearsing for a perfc ance. A member of the girls choir fun during a performance. :rg Susan Barawski, LaDonna Crane, Patte Danko, Carol Davidson, Elizabeth Davis, Malanie Doell, Candace Calloway, Sarah Green, Vera Crider, lane Halepaska, Sit S Shellie Hamill, Laura Hardison, Suzanne Lautaret, Dianna McCormak, Lisa Miles, Sandra Morris, Debora Newton, Caroline Nygardino, Yvette Orea, Monic Pace, Melody Perry, Ken Smith, Mary Stanley, Mary ' res, Karen Wallace, Karla W Sherrie Winn ORGANIZATIONS 'ua- Nancy Lewis has fun while prac- ticing for a performance. Watching the band practice, Mic- helle McClone listens carefully. Try Leadabrand, Alyson Brit- Marilyn McKellar, Maria :, Io Ann Sunley, Lori Alsip, Parker, Karol Miller, Heidi nsh, Mickey Patrick, Stepha- Sharp, Lupe Sandoval, Shwn rington, Peggy Tatum, Sheila .nger, Debbie Randle, Teresa Gomez, Tom Gresham, Ester Rodriquez, Sherri McCurry, Mic- helle McClone, Clynis Fell, Danny Koreth, Sharron Bonner, Noah Cano, Stacy Underwood, Melody McCormick, Tom McNeil, Cindy Villarreal, Cindy Wright, Gabby Morante, Mary Reiche, Binos Salazer, Larry Harper, Ben Ugalde, Richard Webb, Ionathon Lamb, Robert Rogers, Robert Yakel, David Dennis, Lora Graves, Paul Smith, Danny Hoffman, Ieff Wood, Bill Bullock, Donna Cissna, Rodney Cooper, Mitizi Walker, Kevin Iones, Polly Paddock. ORGANIZATIONS QW Q C fo ps 4 te Ancheta, Robin Works, Linda Puente, Iuliett Romero, ,a Turner, Lori Davis, Angie Conrad Vickroy, Nancy Lewis, ns, Ruth Kubacka, Cindy Mary Tuscana, Benny Hengy, , Cheree Armstrong, Sherre Steve Patrick, Kristi Wood, Randy ', Mike Palmer, Tim Huc- Rita Pearson, Laura Iones, Whitlow, Annabeth Head- Jiana Rowe, Velma Anzal- Pam Iacobs, Elena Diaz Hammer, Walter Betts, Donna Patrick, Tracy Bell, Anthony Kru- bowski, Tina Adams, Lary Dorsey, Tim Marshall, Iohn Soto, Wayne Day, David Dill, Randy Rhoads, :NS Bryan Shackleford, Alan Mussler, Matt Castoe, Mark Thomas, Bobby Stephenson, Grayson Pike, Robert Yarbrough, Mike Kirby, Tommy Evans, Yvette Hammet, Tim Broughton, Natalie Palmer, Phillip Rowe, Alan Davis, Linda Kuhn Drum major Benny Hengy tries hard to keep the band in step. Bobby Stevenson is preparing to perform at the State Fair of Texas. ORGANIZATIONS STAGERS Continued from page 175 Two other groups that belonged in the performing section were the strings and a singing pop group, which Kay Reeves directed. "You've got to be able to do a little more than sing," said Tania Black, a member of the pop group." This is because there's a lot of work being put into the group. "Some- times," added Tania, "we have to practice after school for hours." They got ,paid for some per- formances they did. And the strings consisted of only six members, t'But," said Miriam lngal, "it should be bigger next year." This band was directed by Ierry Roe. Q Practicing with the strings, Darrel Rogers plays his bass with serious concentration. Top row: string band instructor Ierry Roe and Darrel Rogers. Enjoyment of playing an ins ment is essential while practic Ioey Carroll finds out. While others listen, Renee Eg plays a piece of music on her lin. Bottom row: Tammy Rog Miriam Ingle, Renee Egbert Ioey Carroll. ORGANIZATIONS it ' I is QTE 2 M, C f mf' S Y 3:31 5 I . -bww-1. - In v , 1, W, - 1"'E-'7 X960 Q'P V ack row: Steve Henderson, Crane. Front row: elain Ienkins,Iimmy Neff, Tanya Sherry Burkett, C ack, David W. Smith, LaDonna Tony Gonzales, Liz T 7 'rkrr v ' Besides being a good teacher, W Sherry Burkett finds that Kay T - Reeves isagood friend. I was 'NG Qooowavneo Corinne Piest, ina Williams, Reeves. Posing for a picture are Iimmy f Sh B k att C ' Nef, erry ur f , orinno Piest, and Tony Gonzales. C. f"Y' H9 y, 59000-Q i X Sherry Burkett and Liz Reeves practice after school on a choir performance. ORGANIZATION IEDANCERS Workin For Us he Vikas started workouts on Aug. 6, four weeks before school, in order to prepare for the 79-80 school season. From 6:30 to 10 a.m. the Vikas learned new routines which the officers learned at summer drill team camp. When school started, the Vikas worked out during sixth period and stayed until 6 p.m. in prepara- tion for the football game each week..Monday was a review day to go over the routines for the pep rally and the game that week. Tuesday, each girl had to try out for each routine. The rest of the week was spent rehearsing the S routines and perfecting them. Thursday night, the Vikas prac- ticed the half-time show with the band. The Vikas also spent Thurs- day night often baking cookies or other goodies for the football team, and on one occasion, rolling players houses. Friday was hectic for the Vikas, as their schedule included an early morning practice before the pep rally, then the pep rallyg more practice later in the day during sixth period, and after school practice for the halftime show, then finally the game. The Vikas also sponsored several dances, which took place after games. , M, Vikas wait patiently for the band to cue them to start their clown routine at a pep rally. Collecting the money for a V dance, Ms. Stanford stops to sn at a friend. A Q During Sac Mac Day, Delisa Hoc goes through the Vika initiation. ORGANIZATIONS Q.-wwf if nt Row: Debbie Rich, Kim lker, Sherri Bates, Lisa Lee, dy Cox, Debbie Ieffcoat, Dora s, Regina Marshall, Cindy ry, Meladie Mitchell, Laura ak, Susan Ancheta, Brenda ind, Misty Sooter, Charlotte son, Sarah Enright, Renee er, Carol Rowland, Ieannie rner, Second Row: Tamera son, Lori Davis, Kanan Whit- . I I .. . J . ,si- s i , W- gmt low, Lynn Sparks, Audrey Pre- ston, Karen Lynch, Sandy Webb, Paula Knight, Tyrice Park, Kathy Phillips, Debbie Aldridge, Monica Islas, Michelle Etchieson, Dana Williams, Sandy Cuajardo, Liz Reeves, Sherri Wheeless, Lisa Price, Debbie Plymale, Sharon Young, Lisa Dagg, Lisa Partney, Michelle Creising, Kathy Lynch, 75' W gaping to eat, Monica Islas as to decorate a Vika car trethegame. Third Row: Kara Eaves, Chris -14'Y"'9i 1' ' UN u sa I- I s rx Inge, Patty Moore, Delisa Hood, Kelly Simmons, Denise Erben, Bonnie Huffmaster, Susan Sen- stock, Ladonna Crane, Sonja Headrick, Beck Moore, Pam Foote, Ianet Fielder, Lawanna Ford, Leann Clements, Dana Drab, Ienny Henry, Rhonda Durham, Lisa Schultz, Cerri Feritor. Marching in line with the rest of the Vikas to their stadium seats is Lisa Dagg. ORGANIZATIONS T IEDANCERS continued from page 178 The Vikas earned their money for props, not only through dances, but also by selling dried flowers and candles. During basketball season, the Vikas were busy, also. Each had their turn of attending two games in one week, as the drill team per- formed at all the boys' home games, while squads attended the girls' home games. The officers, under the direction of Ms. Doyte Stanford, were awarded numerous superior awards for their talents. They attended the SMU drill team school and the University of Oklahoma in the summer. Displaying senior togetherness is Tyrice Park and Kathy Phillips, Front Row: Capt. Cindy Curry, Lt. Laura Mockg Back Row: Lt. Deb- bie Aldridge, Lt. Monica Islas, Maj. Meladie Mitchell, Lt. Michell Etchieson, Lt. Dana Williams. Meladie Mitchell stands at atten- tion after completing a routine at the Richardson football game. both serving their last year on Vika squad. ORGANIZATIONS ays a fun time, the bus ride to Going through her hat routine for ut-of-town game provides time an early morning pep rally crowd is lhe latest gossip. Debbie Ieffcoat. tERiR6Tl1CY ,gxn t ,ia rw- 'xt Sarah Enright is in good spirits before the start of the L.D. Bell football game. The lemonade was more potent than Gerri Ferritor realized, as she lets her friends know. 'ORGANIZATIONS 181 T H The new fashion trend for th 80's, Tony Martinez models th "Big Vik" look. EMASCQTS Changing Faces s the year turned around into the Eighties, the tradi- tional position of Big Vik, the Nimitz mascot and symbol, also turned around from junior Wendell Singletary to senior Tony Martinez. Wendell, 1979's repre- sentative of Viking spirit, resigned due to medical reasons. Martinez represented the Vikings through the basketball season in his sheepskin cape and horned helmet. He was chosen, after a prolonged vacancy, for his size and attitude. Martinez explained that his benefits as Big Vik included the school letter jacket and an oppor- tunity to meet and talk to players and fans, both on and off the field. He proved an apt Big Vik at the games he attended. johnny House, as Vodahn, found his position exciting. "I think the pep rallies are even more exciting than the games," he revealed, "because everyone comes to the pep rallies and yells. The games are exciting, too, but I like the pep rallies better." House had the unusual experi- ence of working with two Big Viks. "I like both guys, but I never got to really know Wendell because he only appeared at a couple of games. There was a hole for a long time through most of the football seavson, and then Tony stepped in. Both guys enjoyed the prestige and excitement of being Viking symbols. Q -I , fj3g?f?g 365.0 U ,O gg' "Q ' I A "" sw s Q ' Y ., ,. 6 ffm . 3 ' v- H-uw f' 1 ..' - 5126, Q -wait.: 4 F . at vw ...By - wg . 1 ijqaq I iii-t .A Big Vik watches intently as the johnny House and Wendell E student body yells "Hey Gang" at gletary hold up the Number C apep rally. sign, as the school song is be played. ORGANIZATIONS Vodahn Iohnny House watches with determination as the IV fights for a victory. Wondering why he's the center of attention, Wendell Singletary watches a basketball game. L i t 1 'I1' 1 t f 4 t ig Giving his "Big Vik power" sign, Tony Martinez is enthusiastic about being selected as Big Vik. Even with a pair of crutches, Wendell Singletary "shakes his booty" at a school dance. ORGANIZATIONS PEPPERS Forever Spirit f you talked to any of the cheerleaders, you would have found that it wasn't all popu- larity and goofing around. Hard work went into preparing for pep rallies, decorating lockers and practicing cheers. The cheerlead- ers started working for the year in March of 79. Both squads worked during the summer at cheerleader camp to learn new cheers and improve the old ones. After attending camp, the var- sity cheerleaders put together the "Spirit Pack" consisting of cheers for the year, and began preparing for the first football pep rally. The junior varsity cheerleaders After a football game, the cheer- leaders sing the traditional school song and held up the Number One sign. After the Vikas performed, Taryn Whitley reorganizes her mega- phone and pom-poms at a pep rally. were only required to go to home and in-town games, but many times you would see them at an out-of-town game, cheering as hard as ever. The varsity cheerleaders had a lot of responsibility. They went to just about every game Nimitz played and kept our spirit up through a tough football season. Their wild pep rallies from skits to a wet-t-shirt contest, also helped start out our Fridays a little bit crazier! Q Before a basketball game, Ren McPeters welcomes everyone a announces the players for bo teams. 445 ORGANIZATIONS Screaming with enthusiasm, Cor- rine Piest and Wormy Brewer stand watching the plays. While riding through the home- coming parade, the IV cheerlead- ers wave to the people along the way. Making a pyramid, the varsity cheerleaders yell to the cheer, "Defense, Attack!" Ioking around during halftime, the cheer eaders pose for a student and his Instamatic. 11 ORGANIZATIONS Waiting patiently for the football players to make their entrance, the cheerleaders hold up the victory sign. The varsity cheerleaders hold the remaining pieces of the sign, as the football players burst through. if Bly. 9 eff at if X r X 5, -J W' win lk yr W 'ft in Qu' A , mar? L Ann Dean, Brenda Reeves, Wormy Brewer, Iana Porter, Taryn Whitley, Corrine Piest, Keri McFarland, Renee McPeters. ORGANIZATIONS TX Cheering at a basketball pep rally is Teresa Mathis, Monica Oseid and Phyllis Dickerson. For good luck, cheerleaders are given carnations to place in their megaphones. Asia 'I ' T lf, Z il'i iii, ii? R. Valory Aldridge, Monica Oseid, Phyllis Dickerson, Teresa Mathis, Iill Iohnson and sponsor Bob Har- mon. ORGANIZATION 187 V Iuniors Kara Eaves and Kelly Sim- mons kick in the Vika line during a pep rally. During the 50's pep rally, the Var- sity C eerleaders lead the Victory Competition yell. ww l jf' 'mr ll I - Z i H gf. if H t. ,, - ' VVIL Ziv A A .. V A .. Av 4411451 After "clowning" around, the Vikas await their next cue. Scarecrow jill Iolinson "eases 1 down the roadn in the l.V. chef leaders' routine in the Admira Review. I iss ORGANIZATIONS l to a climax, Sen- Kim Weddle tensely her character's move. ffw iflf U V ARTISTS Ending Dreams hained to the pressures of high school society, they escaped only for a moment to release artistic expression. The fine arts programs of drama and art at Nimitz created illusions in areas that ranged from painting and printing to poetry and prose. The National Forensic League CNFLJ and the Drama club partici- pated in ten tournaments this year, hoping to qualify for the Texas Forensic Association QTFAJ state competition held in the spring at the University Interscho- lastic League KUILJ district, regional and state meets, along with NFL District contest. NFL members are set apart from Q ... drama club members through merit of NFL points. During com- petition, members racked up points for placing in their events. After the initial 25 points for entrance into the League are earned, the members advance through degrees of merit, honor, excellence, distinction and special distinction. Most senior members looked forward to special distinc- tion by the time the annual Awards' Banquet for NFL is held. Almost every Friday and Satur- day, the Drama and Tournament members loaded a yellow school bus and rode to area campuses to compete in Debate, Extemporane- ous Speaking, Oratory, Humorous and Dramatic Interpretations, Duet Acting, Poetry, and Prose. Members found the competition challenging, yet rewarding. Front row: Tom Tomaro, Ianet Dyess, Eva McKenzie, Gloria Gamez, Tammy Rogers, Kim Forgy, Patty Conroy and Lee Wyatt. Second row: Lenore Keough, Iennifer Porter, Phillip Schenkler, I. Ramsey, David Smith, Kim Weddle, Cheryl Lewis and Allison Adams. Back row: Ioe Torres, George Stephenson, Doug Howie, Darrel Conger, Troy Ste- phan, Eric Rowe, Houston Wat- son, Don Dennis and Craig Burk- ett. ORGANIZATIONS 9 E ARTISTS continued from page 189 Compared to the Drama club and the NFL, the Art Club oper- ated closer to Nimitz and the Irv- ing Community with special sale items and original projects, cre- ated by club members. The club's projects began with the sale of "Mistletoe Messages" to the student body during the Christmas season. Twenty-five percent of the proceeds were donated to the annual CHIMES program for indigent families in the area. Valentine Telegrams sporting cartoon characters were also designed and delivered by the art students during February. Art also silk-screened their own t-shirts, and then took orders from other Nimitz organizations to silk- screen t-shirts for their members. The Art Club also branched out into the community by painting an original wall mural at Iohn Haley. Front row: Sponsor Gina Wikin- son, president Kathy Atteberry, vice president Ieannine Coving- ton, secretary Kim Weddle and Kathy Phillips. Second row: Ellen Chasteen, Sandy Boswell, I. Ram- sey, Robert Rogers, Eva McKenzie I David W. Smith, Cheryl Lewis "Iungle-beast" David Wilder fcenterj and Kathy Phillipsaper- stalks the hall and gives everyone form their roles. a change of pace in their day. and Arnie Bracket. Third Wilbert Adams, Bruce Brian Nelson, Steve Cothran Karen Hancock. Back row: Torres, Darrell Conger, D Howie and Ianet Dyess. ORGANIZATIONS A forlorn-looking Conrad Vickroy portrays Sidney Lipton in "Gods Favorite." As her students rehearse in the classroom, drama teacher Gina Wilkinson flashes a grin. Wilbert Adams patiently waits while Vicki Payne removes his clown makeup. An irate Ioe Benjamin CMike Kirbyl tries to reason with his wayward son fDavid W. Smithl. ORGANIZATIONS ARTISTS 1 continued from page 190 They attended the Art Symposium at Bryan Adams High School, observing and learning techniques in ceramics, jewelry and commer- cial art. Not every member of these pro- grams will become a Pablo Picasso or a Richard Burton, but the expression of art was satisfy- ing and rewarding. Q Front row: Dora Nerio, Kathy Crawford, Leslie Rushing, sponsor Donna Barnard. Back row: Sharon Lilley, Iean Baldry, Iudy Bum ner, Ianet Dyess and Ruby Ne The final touches are carefully applied by Carla Ussery to her art work, as Debra Collins looks on. Art students Sharon Lill3 Rubin Nerio study style and nique in art class. ORGANIZATIONS EAUTHQRS Print 8: Film he one group of staffers that held everyone in yearbook and newspaper together was the photographers. When deadlines were missed, the pho- tographers were usually blamed. But more often than not, they were the ones at school until 10 p.m. or midnight printing pictures to keep the other two staffs out of trouble. Sometimes they did lose pictures or mess up sizes, but they were usually willing to fix things up and help you out. The three separate staffs com- bined into one and helped each other to do the best job, as we recorded the events of the year at school' Roy Davis sets up a shot at the football game, but first checks out his fellow photographer. Discussing daily duties, LeRoy Kemper and Iohn Randle sit out- side the darkroom. Posing on a lar e army tank at the National GuarcFArmory are all the photographers for yearbook and newspaper. ORGANIZATIONS 2 A THORS continued from page 193 OURNALISM. What a word. For some, it meant long hours of writing copy, typesetting news stories, or printing pictures. For others, it meant drawing lay- outs, pasting up, or developing film. VVhichever way you looked at it, it meant work - and lots of it! Beginning in the summer, Val- halla staffers attended workshops to plan the upcoming yearbook. Editors Sandra Snow and Stacie Dane had their hands full organiz- ing a staff of unexperienced peo- ple trying to put a 368-page year- book together. Deadlines came and went: sometimes being met: other times not. Many times a simple question turned into a yelling match of who's fault it was and who did or didn't do their job. But the good times far out- weighed the bad. The staffs had picnics and played football at Fritz park with the photographers until every muscle felt as if it would break. Late nights of attempted house-rolling parties also contributed to the store of memories we will always carry from our "wild and crazy" year on the yearbook staff. Taking a break from touring Tay- lor Publishing, Iamie Pratt and Tammy Ienkins watch a yearbook demonstration. Back row: Mike King, Iohn Randle, Danny Haynes, Tony Martinez, Roy Davis and lack Harkrider. Second row: Ieanne Hays, Kelly Simmons, Amy Lynch, Michele McGlone, Iamie On Ianuary 13, the Iournal Dept. had a picnic at Fritz P Lee Kemper watches the n cook. Pratt and Tim Fooks. Bottom Tammy Ienkins, Kim Webb, S Dane, Sandra Snow, Tim Broug Tonya Kelly, Ann Dean, David G and Lee Kemper. ORGANIZATIONS Laughing at another staffer, Amy Rushing to meet one of many deadlines, staff members pick photos for their pages. Lynch enjoys comradeship at a staff picnic. .Ah lonsistency is important, editor andra Snow tells a section editor. journalists listen intently as one step in the yearbook publishing process if explained by a Taylor employee. ORGANIZATIONS T 'S AUTHoRs continued from page 194 lf you were on the newspaper staff, strange was normal. From "Rosanna Rosanna Danna" to the story about Key Link which ran in two issues this year, class was never boring. The Thursday night before the paper came out was usually spent at school finishing up the pages, and then a thirty-minute drive to Fort Worth at midnight to take them to the printer. Considering that the paper had to be picked up before first period Friday morning, the lucky one who got elected to bring back the paper had to leave school at 7 a.m. to make the deadline. Eventually, the staff went to the second period homerooms trying to get each student to buy a paper. The next day, the whole routine started again for the next issue, and the next, and the next . . . . will fit B92 ,ff As if being associate editor of the Sword 81 Shield wasn't enough, Susan Ancheta is also a Vika. Taking time out from typing, Delia Anguiano looks to see what the rest of the class is doing. ,Q- Front Row: Lee Kemper, Pam Duncan, Tony Martinez, Sandy Simmons, Iames Francis. Second Row: Ierry Traughber, Krista Iones, Delia Anguiano, Susan Ancheta, I. Ramsey, Debi Becki Third Row: Lenore Xeough, Ia Harkrider, Vanetta Van Ripe Kevin Bingham, Amy Lynch. Ba Row: Ierry Lamb, Danny Haynes ii il" ORGANIZATIONS Taking time out of his busy sched- ule finds lack I-larkrider, journal- Editor Pam Duncan and associate ism teacher watching passers in editor Susn Ancheta discuss the the hall. next issue of the Sword 81 Shield. wwmd LL... Caught at a very unusual time of Staff member Krista Iones listens idleness, Becky Van Wye talk to as Vanetta VanRiper reads over staff artist Ierry Lamb. one of her edited news stories. ORGANIZATION SER The 'New Look' he year was one of changes and the Student Council was no exception to new policies and practices. Because of lack of participation and enthusi- asm on the part of members in previous years, the Council set up a new system to elevate apathetic Council members. This new sys- tem was based on points, stipulat- ing that each member must earn a minimum of 30 points in a six- week period, or face being put on probation. Probated members were dropped from the Council's roster if they failed to earn their points thereafter. This helped to insure that each representative did his part to make Council activities the suc- cessful events that they were, and that the responsibilities of student government were not left up to a few. Student Council representatives earned points by making posters of upcoming activities and pro- jects, setting up for Council dances and helping with clean- ups, along with their other efforts. The Student Council acted pri- marily as the voice of Nimitz, and secondarily as the voice of student opinion and governing unit. The Student Council met throughout the entire year in an endeavor to promote school spirit. When a conflict arose at Nimitz, the Student Council polled and balloted the student body's reac- tion and prevented serious con- ERS' frontations. The Student Council held activ- ities geared both to the high school arena and the community. Whether it was a bake sale or a sports event, it would be posted on the board or marquee to keep .. students, faculty, and even pass- ing drivers, alerted of events. President Kelly Shrum helped to organize many of the dances that were held by the Student Council. Senior Student Council members T. Whitley, and D. Williani are S. Snow, R. Coleman, R. Third row: D. W. Smith, I Fisher, and C. Curry. Second row: Enright, C. McAdams, B. Reeve K. Phillips, B. Moore, M. Mitchell, and D. Hurley. l ORGANIZATIONS g..avv""' lda Shanahan points to an error ide by the other team, just as the 'eree blows his whistle. Back Row: Donnie Kemp, Krista Wood, Sammy Lopez, Ronnie Kemp. Third Row: Kara Eves, Kim Mullin, Linda Shanahan, Iana Por- ter. Second Row: Susan Ransome, Regina Marshall, Corinne Piest, Wormy Brewer, Terri Ryals, Amy Lynch. ,140 Regina Marshall glances up from her studying to check the assign- ments forthe day on the board. At Nimitz, the Student Council was responsible for many of the weekly dances, the Student Activ- ity Board, Skihonnhet, the cafete- ria's stereo system, and many of the Homecoming activities. The weekly Student Council- sponsored dances were held after most of the football and basket- ball home games. Win or lose, the Council was there to help every- one "boogie down" and have a good time. The Student Activity Board and the marquee on Oakdale served as reminders of student activities. Each week, the calendar on the activity board in front of the cafe- teria was updated to keep in step with the busy lives of Nimitz Vikings. ORGANIZATIONS SERVERS continued from page 198 Last year, the Council pur- chased a stereo system for the caf- eteria, and since then, had resumed care of it. The stereo added an informal touch to the otherwise dreary cafeteria. There also was Homecoming parades, decoration contests, and of course -the dances that many Council members were funda- mental in. The Council did not limit their efforts to school activities alone. They also sponsored the annual Cl-IIMES fChristmas Helps In Making Everyone a Santaj project. Exhausted after a long workout, Susan Senstock rests her tired limbs after school. WK' if Several members of the sopho- more Student Council members are: back row: S. O'Brien, D. Cuel- lar, L. Grim, G. Shrum. sect row: I. Iohnson, G. Smith, and Leibensberger. front: G. Petty. Relaxin with a bottle of Sprite Greg Smith talks with friends and his avorite hat after a Christ- before the tedious routine of first mas party is Greg Garcia. period begins. ORGANIZATIONS 0 Morgan checks the score- after a Viking bucket at a c 1 basketball game. Stacy Coffee, Tommy Tucker, and Kelly Shrum, dedicated many extra school hours as Student Council officers. K! ,k," i f, gf ,,,, . me of the freshman class repre- Ricky Riddle, Sharon Morgan, itatives are Shawn Begley, Wendi lacks and Amy Anderson. Donations of toys, food, and money poured in from home- rooms, showing just how much the Vikings cared about people that are less fortunate than them- selves, and winning for Nimitz the traveling CHIMES trophy. And so, the Nimitz Student Council served as an outlet for student government and as a social organizational body. Mrs. Linda Halcomb and her officers, president, Kelly Shrum, vice presi- dent Tommy Tucker and secre- tary-treasurer Stacey Coffey, worked diligently to create an effective and useful Student Council. Last year's complaints of a Stu- dent Council of apathetic, pres- tige-seeking representatives died as the council of this turn-around year proved itself to be one of the best in years. Q ORGANIZATIONS T H .WINNERS Academic Elite fter one worked hard at school, obtained near-per- fect grades and studied his brains out, the ultimate goal was to be asked to join the exclusive organization, National Honor Society. The requirements for member- ship in National Honor Society were a 4.0 grade point average tequivalent to a 7.5 grade averagej and a rating above-average by teachers. "I think Honor Society has a great potential for success as a community service group. I wanted to show the people of Irv- ing that there are still good young people in the world through their involvement in community affairs," stated Ms. Annette Ste- phens, sponsor. The officers, Tommy Tucker, Steve Patrick, Sandra Snow, and Cheryl Richards, were in charge of planning the busy school year schedule. Hosting other schools officers, going to banquets, decorating doors and visiting nursing homes kept the members busy, while proving that there were still plenty of "good" students interested in their community. Q Karen Watkins works to maintain the high grade point average essential to National Honor Soci- ety membership. The 35 juniors are selected to the Honor Society because of their outstanding academic abilities. pq-ouw mgqnwww-'M we A., ,,M,,,,,wwwvv""'f ORGANIZATIONS :ty Wood listens to Ms. Carol ' give one of her infamous lec- ts in world history. ur. X 'K V , 2t"'+f,5. Annette Stephens and Laura Wages help cut up crepe paper to decorate their hall during Home- coming week. Officers Sandra Snow, Tommy Tucker, Steve Patrick. and Cheryl Richards helped let people in other schools know that the peo- ple at Nimitz were interested in school. The senior members of the Honor Society get together on the back steps of the school to pose for a "neck-breaking" photograph. ORGANIZATIONS l T H E ADDERS They Sum It Up oing to contests, having a bake sale, selling pickles, and going to banquets were just some of the activities Mu Alpha Theta students were involved in throughout the year. At the end of the year a sen- ior was presented with a schol- arship, with the money earned from the bake sale. "In the past, we have given 3100, but this year we are hop- ing to give more," stated Greg Iackson, one of the Mu Alpha Theta sponsors. "We made over S50 at our Christmas bake sale, and hope to make more when we sell pickles and candy," added Iackson. The sponsors of Mu Alpha Theta were Iackson and Gwynn Shelton. But Barbara McVay and Iames Simmons also spent a lot of time helping the club, even though they wer- en't official sponsors. Like the club members, the faculty sponsors showed that service to others was an inte- gral part of their organization' Kathy Grim, a Mu Alpha Theta memberg listens to her chemis- try teacher as he finishes his lecture. Senior Mu Alpha members include: Back row: D. W. Smith, D. Derosiers, G. Vickroy, B. Neal, W. Betts. Second row: M. Kirby, C. Pierce, E. Clough, R. Pearson, S. k, . B. 3 P! Ti 3? ns Y C an .ga A .. i. , ,. ff R Patrick, D. Dunlap, K. Watlf Third row: D. Ford, K. Grin Iones, R. Reger, L. Mock, D. ' liams, I. Kemp. Front row McAdams, L. Reeves, D. Hurle ORGANIZATIONS 5 .41 my -, A we The sophomores and juniors made up a large portion of the N M math club, Mu Alpha Theta. Don Hurley and Liz Reeves are two of the people chosen to serve as officers for Mu Alpha Theta. Vanetta VanRiper looks up from her story she's writing for the next issue of the Sword 8x Shield. Mrs. Doris Renshaw smiles as she thinks of the day's activities for her STS algebra classes. Number Sense members include Steve Schoedienst, Anthony Kru- kowski, Anthony Dorris and Ms. Renshaw. o those of us who excelled in math and could do diffi- cult computations without the aid of pencil or paper, it some- times was recommended that we joined the ranks of the group known as Number Sense. Ms. Doris Renshaw was the sponsor of this mathematics pro- gram. The meetings were held whenever they could get together in the morning before school and after school, and they practiced. What for? For the big University Interscholastic League contest that Number Sense attends each year. With but a few members - five to be exact - they still managed to be competitive and hoped for greater "numbers" next year. Q ORGANIZATIONS 115101 Spoken he Chess Club, which was sponsored by Ms. Gladys Hill, gave students an opportunity to get to know each other and make new friends, while improving their game. Members competed in mini-tour- naments each morning before school to strengthen their ability. The Spanish Club, sponsored by Ms. Susan George, also was involved in many tournaments throughout the year. The tourna- ments which they had attended were at Irving, East Texas State University and Stephen F. Austin ERS Culture in Nacogdoches. By having a bake sale, and selling candy and Hal- loween messages, they raised money for traveling expenses and for a Christmas party. Ms. Ioyce Ioslin was the sponsor of the French Club, which was made up of foreign language students inter- ested in getting involved in extra- curricular activities. The 26-mem- ber club competed in tournaments held at various places like North Texas State University, Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches, the Irving tournament and East Texas State University. Fund-raising projects Chess sponsor: Ms. Cladys Hill, ett, Bruce Green, Carol Little, Phil- presidentg lim Wyatt, vice presi- lip Bouthier. dent: Tickey Limones, Craig Burk- Iim Wyatt, president of the I Club, watches members pl their mini-tournaments. f Kg L' . , q I ,s E Ms. Gladys Hill, the Chess 1 sponsor, smiles cheerfully as takes the roll. ORGANIZATIONS Macy' 5 Rfk A'f0'A'29Vf"'f4'!t3' Spanish sponsor Susan George pauses for a moment after explaining the work to her class. Upcoming language contests are discussed by Spanish Club mem- ber Kelly Blackley and sponsor Susan George. 5 ag tr X' as , .lt s 4 V4 .4 if t E il ii -tvffqfrs 0. Aw , if., Q ' X' I ' 7 , ' ', 9' 7 Iv L, V 4 sponsor: Susan George, zsidentz Corinna Gomez, vice esidentr Kayle Howard, secre- y: Pam McFarland, treasurer: thony Dorris, sergeant-at-arms: ott Lindsey, reporter: Kelly kely, Lidia Albardo, Lori Alsip, lma Anzaldua, Tammi Askims, a Ballard, Norma Benavidez, n Blackley, Robin Bonilla, :hard Bryant, Bill Bullock, Teresa Ganty, lame Campbell, Heidi Danish, Danette Davidson, Bicky Dennis, Diana Dorbritz, Catherine Eugenio, Iohn Fain, Angela Flores, Christina Garcia, Connie Gee, Lindy Grim, Cindy Guerrero, Thomas I-lodgkiss, Gary Hurtado, Tina Iackson, Blake Ian, Kim Karnes, Carmen Kell, Terri King, Kathy Knox, Gail Leibenber- ger, Lisa Mangham, Dorinda Mar- shall, Alex Martinez, Marilyn McKellar, Lori Miles, Carol Miller, Debbie Maris, Leonore Moya, Robbie Owen, Rhonda Pearson, Melissa Perez, Penny Ruyle, Scott Rowe, Brian Shackleford, Donna Sloan, Stacy Smith, Cristina Ste- phens, Lusa Toland, Cheryl Vaw- ter, Ioe Velez, Rachel Wagner, Susan Walton, Patrick Weber, Robert Witherspoon. ORGANIZATIONS ff Joi ERS continued from page 206 such as selling candy and Christ- mas candles provided the money for transportation to each of the tournaments. The club also held a Christmas party and the Spring end-of-the-year banquet. The French sweethearts were La Belle Eva McKenzie and Le Beau Matt Castoe. The German Club, which was also sponsored by Ms. Ioyoe Ioslin, was made to order for stu- dents interested in learning more about that Teutonic language. They competed in two tourna- ments, one at W. T. White in Dal- las and another at Nacogdoches. Luckin candles and Beich candles were sold by the club to raise funds for tournament expenses. They also joined with the French Club to celebrate Christmas at the house of French Club secretary Linda Garner. Q German and French Club sponsor: Ms. Ioyce Ioslin, French president Karen Watkins, vice president Pam Powell, secretary Linda Gar- ner, treasurer Lee Wyatt, Ianet Bullock, Noah Castoe, Floyd Devine, Iimmy Caona, Paul Henry, Roiko Kobayashi, Kim Massey, David McCormick, Eva McKenzie, Pete Petens, Cynthia Punsalan, Lisa Richards, Ioe I Roten, Ierry Seveck, Susan E pher, lame Smyths, Tam Tomaro, Pat Weber, Gina X liams. President Sheryl Leac rand, vice president Robert Ya secretary Anthony Krukow Claudia Collins, Marsha Cond David Dutch, Tommy Gresh Byran Hicks, Marvin Pace, G son Pike, Iennifer Porter, Dar Towns. Treasurer Lee Wyatt holds o the money received from se candles as Pete Pietens watche Starting the day off right, Ms. lin calls to order another mee of the French Club. ORGANIZATIONS Studying the board carefully, Chess Club member Craig Burkett decides on his next move. Waiting for class to begin, Robin Bonilla stands outside the door talking to friends. YM: During a contemlplative moment, Dorin a Marshal thinks over the agenda for the Spanish Club. Chess Club member Cal Green makes his next move after con- structive thinking. ORGANIZATIONS izations such as DECA, VOCT, and VICA. The groups gave stu- dents a chance to work at part- time jobs during school and get academic credit. pertain to the students' jobs, to test their skills," added Phyllis Asplund, sponsor of the Distrib- utive Education of America, CDECAJ. rv The members of DECA devel- T oped their skills in one way by running the school store. There, students bought pens, paper, and folders, in many cases left at home. DECA members also kept coin-operated, paper and pen dis- pensing machines in office full, for students to use during the times the store was closed. "These clubs also give the stu- dents a chance to compete with other students from other schools." observed Rosemary Evans, sponsor of Vocational Opportunities of Texas, CVOCTJ. Some of the areas of competition are job interviews, opening and closing procedure, and prepared speech." "The clubs also help students enjoy school life more, get more out of school, and become an active part of society," asserted Bob King, sponsor of Vocational Industrial Clubs of America CVICAJ. Yet, there was more to these 1ob-type organizations than work. They had breakfasts, parties and Auto mechanicsxstudents Iohn Kennedy and Ben Flores check out a class visitor while a friend works. WORKERS Credi tin eveloping leadership. That seemed to be the prime goal of the works-studies organ- 'We also have contests which ORGANIZATIONS gfobs .fa 4 During a HECE-PELE visit to kindergarten, a school teacl demonstrates how to make a sa hat for a student. Having fun, Beth Logan parti pates in a HECE-PELE class d cussion about job requirements. ls.. it R Q fr.. t 5 ,,.. ff' . ,nf During VOE class, Renee Rey- Every VOE student is required to nolds is busy typing up her work have a file. Beverly fills hers dur- schedule. ing class time. 4 V x vt: ETSI' tx IX Wu 5 Q frm After a busy day, ICT student Lor- etta Blackburn patiently waits for the bell to ring. ICT isn't all work. Charles Ellis takes time to read the latest hot rod magazine, ORGANIZATIONS 2 T H E WORKERS Continued from page 210 dinners for their employers, and they seemed to keep the student body well supplied with candy sales. Participation in the Home- coming Parade was a club activ- ity, too. "Hopefully," stated Elnor She- pard, Occupational Office Educa- tion COEAJ sponsor, earlier in the year, "we will get to be in the parade." They made it. These were active clubs that stayed busy most of the time, yet they seemed to enjoy it. The Vocational Office Career Club of Texas KVOCCTJ "had a hay wagon in the Homecoming Parade," remarked sponsor Mary Copeland, and they also joined forces with VOE in planning a stu- dent directory. Because everyone couldn't always make it for a meeting after Getting the assigned page to type, Sandy Mathios works busily on O.E.A. typing procedure. if Q QV' , T A vw 15, X 'Uni VOCT is not all hard work for Elaine Fell, who is filling out a worksheet on job activities. Typing very rapidly, O.E.A. stu- dent Ierri Seiber concentrates on not making any mistakes. ORGANIZATIONS W, ,E -sqm:-ug... , f.....N,,..,.,, tr- - Q55 ls' Q as .ef X W. '-Q .WA x XXX aching children is a hard job. t a peasant experience for aron Mouser. N, Helping a kindergarten student with his project is Kay Neuse. who works part time at a nursery. Discussing the potential of the PELE-HECE program is a Town- ley Elementary school kindergar- ten teacher, Barbra Copeland. ilk: gg 4' Nl sf' it QVWNQ E? 'wx al 5 For ICT student Eddie Fuentex. class consists of learning more about general ioh conduct. ORGANIZATIONS T E' WGRKERS Continued from page 212 school, some of the clubs such as DECA, held their meetings before school at breakfast. Although the jobs and hours varied widely, these groups all reflected a close, family atmos- phere' The intake manifold of a teacher's van gets a good going over from Tracy Helton, while Vincent Hor- ton fleftj and Martin Ugalde watch. While waiting for a student's note from home, VOCT sponsor Rose- mary Evans prepares to write their admission slip. ORGANIZATIONS Always there for an answer, Mrs Phyllis Asplund talks to DECP student Larry Wilson about a question on his test. Qf' J'- l", 4,358-U me ' so HELPER5 Small, but Bold aybe some people noticed it, maybe some people didn't. There weren't as many sales campaigns this year. Perhaps one of the reasons was less involvement in some of the clubs. "Maybe there just wasn't enough publicity or whatever it takes to get people to join," mused Helen Bradley, Future Teachers of America CFTAJ sponsor. The FTA was a club whose aim was to familiarize students with the Back row Renee Reger Steve Sarah Enright, Cheryl Lewis, Vitasek Liz Reeves Front row RogerCoolsky. teaching profession. There were clubs such as Iunior Historians that never organized due to lack of interest. Others, such as Fellowship of Christian Athletes QFCAJ, had so few mem- bers at its meetings that they were never able to elect officers. How- ever, they did have a fewfactivi- ties. "We do meet regularly, and we did eat breakfast at McDonald's once," sponsor Ioe Bell pointed out. The purpose of this club was getting together fix-N The sponsor of YAC, Don Killian, shows the club's organizational manual. ORGANIZATIONS Being a good cook is one element of a good housewife, as this stu- dent learns. Working to ether is fun for Silvia Castruta and Arlene Lopez. f 4 M1 4-46 in g 4 N. we ltil -Q... 4. Cleaning up the kitchen is one many chores in Homemaki Class. ,fwfr W Qufh Q, 12 I EM r You have to learn how to worl sewing machine before you C sew, Pam Powell finds out. While Tony Patterson and Phyl Kirk work, Randy Mooneyhz cuts out material. ORGANIZATIONS Q row: Helen Bradley, Trina is and Chris Watts. Front row: tim Cindy Holt, Irma Torres, Sherrie Winn, Ieanna Bassett. Being a member of YAC, Renee Reger is always ready to lend a helping hand. it HELPERS continued from page 215 while talking and learning new ideas of Christianity. So why was it that people never attended the meetings? Did the clubs achieve their purposes or was it that they just weren't inter- ested? One reason may have been the early hours in the mornings that they held their meetings, sometimes as early as 7:30. Yet, some clubs had their meetings during school because they had a class period for the organizations. One such club was Home Eco- nomics Cooperation Education, better known as I-IECE-HERO. Members of this club and class- room went to school half a day, then got out early to go to their job. l-IECE-HERO was a club which wasn't short of members, spon- sored by Lyndia Roe. Another example was Future l-lomemakers of America KFHAJ, sponsored by Bonnie Brown. To be in this organization, a student had to bein a homemaking class. "We had a picnic," confirmed Cindy Villarreal, one of the many FHA students, "and a skating party." Because of the over- whelming number of members, club meetings could never be held. Another active club during the year was Youth Against Cancer QYACJ. They sponsored a dance at North Lake College, during the dance a "disco" contest was held. Although the entry fee was S8 a couple, the winning couples each received a S25 savings bond. But this club did a lot more than just have fun. "One of our many goals," asserted sponsor Don Killian, "is to familiarize students with the Liz Reeves is a member of YAC, but she still finds time to do other things she enjoys. ORGANIZATIONS 7 A track team and FCA member, Iames Scharre stretches out before going to run. Discussing basketball plays, FCA members Billie Bledsoe and Mar- sha Condron work on improving their game. 21.72 ,, Front row: Ioe Bell, David Musset, Greg Simmons, Albert Ybarra, Iimmie Blythe, Iames Scharre, Iohn Page. The sponsor of FCA Ioe ready to work out with members in track. ORGANIZATIONS 'inning the ball on her finger, ,mmy Humphrey shows off dur- g basketball practice. lotsutting for the track team, en el Singletary works out one :ernoon after school. I. 1 sw K A " '-.Ms - After working out on the track, Lary Dorsey takes time to rest before the next drill. Ready for a drill, Cindy Windham gets instructions from her basket- ball coach. ll HELPERS continued from page 217 disease and some ways to prevent it." Another club started during the year, sponsored by Bob Hettich, was the Sunshine Club. This organization was for people to get together and have a morning wor- ship and devotion time. There were many clubs during the year, some with a lot of mem- bers, some with few. But the important thing was, the clubs were there and they gave us opportunities to express ourselves through our unique interests . . . and we did it together. Q Steve Vitasek is one very active member of the Youth Against Cancer club. .,,. . A' hinges, f. rw ff ' A . A N-its-.sv yt. .5 . I :Nqr-5.T A 4 K Y . . t.,. Pk ORGANIZATIONS HECE-HERO student Cheryl Gro- seck learns by watching a film- strip during class. 1 J If The sponsor of HECE-HERO, Lynda Roe, has fun, along with teaching a class. Matthew Morris tries to get his notebook organized before class begins. an-sig-3-. ,f"l" ' SX HFV ,e . At, . 4 ff Top Row: Melinda Snyder, Don- nette Paschall, Lora Williams Kelly Redding, Stacie Frost, Mrsl Roe. Second Row: Melissa Ellis, Q,-, il.. . i Beth Logan, Claricia Car Pam Biggers. Bottom Row Conner, Carla Farish, Laura tooth and Greg Pressly. K. ORGANIZATIONS 153, . 0 lil IFiI Q.,. , ,,. ,1Qavk4ii!gg6mQf Olng It li e Hvy Way Q x ,W t he students in the Naval lun- September, the cadets and officers ZZZ A'2: ' A Z' Q' ior Reserve Officers' Train- traveled to Fredericksburg and i I , ' ing Corps UROTCJ were ded- visited the Fleet Admiral Nimitz ""' 13352 ,,Q L HM cated, willing and concerned Center. Then in October, the 3, ,foung men and women who spent freshman cadets were officially zit' -vlll heir time training for the future. During the school year, they Jarticipated in 10 major activities find took numerous field trips. In As the Homecoming Parade is about to begin, Greg Allgeyer calls the guard to position. Showing their pride and dedi- cation, Barbara Guynn, Amber Williams and Kay Holley recite the pledge. With Priscilla Adams in the lead, Eric McCarty and Guy Scruggs prepare to lead the parade. Cadet Ensign Iames Burson stands beside his desk, before the begin- ning of class. ROTC Activities, field trips highlight ROTC year 'I accepted into the NIROTC ranks during the annual Induction Cere- mony, which was followed by a reception honoring the Navy's 204th birthday. Cadets from all over the United States - including 30 honored cadets from here - met in Pensi- cola, Fla., where they participated in the annual NIROTC Field Day. The events ranged from military, athletic and academic competi- tion, to guided tours of the USS Alabama, a trip to the Naval Avia- tion Museum, and a special air show, put on by the crack Navy flying squad, the Blue Angels. Cadets began the new year by selling candy to raise money for their annual Ball, held in Febu- rary. Highlight of that event was the crowning of the NIROTC Queen. April brought the Annual Inspection, conducted by Area 8 manager Capt. Steve Picciuola. He viewed the personnel and their uniforms, then quizzed the cadets about the ROTC organization, Naval and US history, and the national government. He also evaluated their drills, reviewed the course of instruction and vis- ited with school administrators. Also in April, the cadets hosted the Third Annual Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz Essay Contest for junior high school students in Irv- ing. The cadets also hosted the Area 8 Drill Team Competition for rifle squads, Orienteering teams and color guards. The final event for the cadets was the Awards Banquet in May. Many of the outstanding cadets were recognized for their per- formances and achievements for the year' Lt. Cmdr. Les Talkington thinks over the day's activities during a class break. Loretta Mathis receives her new ROTC insignia from Lt. Cmdr. Talkington in front of the class. ROTC Listening to Cmdr. Stan Kunkle discuss drilling are Pam Iolly, David Head and David Dutch. Cindy Pierce and Pam Iolly dis- cuss the Shah of Iran's presence in Texas with Cmdr. Kunkle. A student's question is answered by Cmdr. Kunkle, following his lecture on Naval history. More than 80 cadets are enrolled in the ROTC program, but an active recruiting program contin- ues. ROTC 223 if ? Q5 5 E if I X s 55 i 2 A6 gi , if Z S if 2 I51 g E gf X s s K X K X x K a E X K i 1 f f K i s K S N w faces hen school began, there were quite a few teach- ers. At the end of school last year, many teachers resigned. Some found better jobs in another career, some went back to school and others wanted time off to raise their families. But back at Nimitz, the new teachers discovered that their new "home" was a special one. They cared about the students and participated in our student- faculty activities. We under- stood that a few teachers needed to leave school and oth- ers had to take their place. . Registered nurse Glenda Haynes has to fill out special forms each day as students visit the clinic. Austin's McCallum High School is where English teacher David Long did his student teaching while working on the award-winning Knight yearbook. A native of Denton, algebra teacher Don Tate is a graduate of Boston University and spends his spare time camping and hiking. FACULTY A smile often comes to the face of Donna Wilcox as she talks about her dog, "Blue." Gail Kent now has a "permanent" home. Last year, she traveled from Irving High daily to teach at Nimitz. While coaching the volleyball team, Coach Debbie Graves also teaches a health class. A confused student confers with algebra teacher Bob I-Ietich about her homework assignment. FACULTY Making the long, daily drive from Colleyville, history teacher Diane Thedford discusses medieval times with her class. Goin over math problems with 1 41 her class, via an overhead projec- tor, Annie Reed Regan drills her students in the use of simple alge- braic principles. COIIIGPS "' -. The new teachers were quickly taken in as part of our family by everyone. We really didn't feel that the teachers were new, though. lt seemed like they were always a part of the school. They were always seen in the halls car- rying on a pleasant conversation with a student or two, and at the games, they cheered us on with as much excitement as the rest of us. The school song and cheers were quickly learned by them, as they participated in pep rallies and skits. They grew in spirit as the year progressed and truly became a part of our school. . Besides the daily routine of instructing typing, Gary Schepf helps sponsor the senior class. . nz 39" 28 FACULTY Although Mr. Curry fulfills his duties as principal, he considers himself a member of the senior class by wearing his senior ring. A labor of lo e oy Curry and his love for his students was an essen- tial part of life at Nimitz. His presence and support at games, pep rallies, P-TA meetings and most other activities that involved our students made us feel special and that we were an important part of the Nimitz fam- ily. That feeling carried through him and to the entire school bodyg teachers, students, secretaries, everyone. Leading over 2000 students and helping to shape each of their lives was a big responsibility. He guided each of us, yet he still had time to be our friend. He never felt that he lowered himself by stopping to pick up some trash left by a careless stu- dent. Pride in our school meant not only supporting but also help- ing to keep it clean and a place to be proud of. Not many days went by that Mr. Curry was not standing some- where in the halls to greet stu- dents passing by. He was at most of our games to cheer us on. Win or lose. he was there and support- ing our team. ln his own words, he felt we "the students, are number one." 1 The Nimitz family had a remarkable person as a member. He was all the things a principal should be - and a friend. Q The fortunes of football are dis- cussed by Coach Don King and principal Roy Curry. FACULTY VPS o ersee e ents lthough second in com- mand, the vice-principals contributed a great deal to Nimitz. They kept student events rolling smoothly by overseeing any disciplinary action that must be dealt with. As second period came around, Asst. Principal jerry Winn filled students in on activities with the announcements over the intercom system. Mr. Winn supervised the new freshman class, as his last year's class graduated. He was also in charge of scheduling and exams. Milton Witt, working on his sec- ond year at Nimitz after a move from Travis junior High, takes care of the 10th grade. "I really enjoy the 10th grade group and I think that a lot of them have learned how to behave since their freshman year," commented Mr. Witt. Mr. Witt was active with school activities and could have been found at almost all of them. He was also in charge of getting sub- stitute teachers and fixing student lockers. As the senior class enjoyed their last year at Nimitz, Dollie Ripley was there with moral support every mile of the long road to graduation. Mrs. Ripley handled clubs and organizations, and made sure all senior activities ran smoothly, such as banquets, the Senior Prom, senior rings and invitations. As the junior's vice principal, jim Puryear had a variety of duties. Mr. Puryear took care of building and grounds mainte- nance, organized buses and made sure all text books were returned. The four vice principals were disciplinarians and administra- tors, although sometimes they weren't our favorite people - especially when it concerned dis- cipline. But they were there to help us and were sincerely con- cerned, and that's what counted. Q g Mike Rich enjoys a "chat" with Mr. Winn in the hall during the last few minutes of his lunch period. Mr. Puriear waits eagerly for Her- man "T e Candy Man" to fill the candy machine so he can "munch out." - g - f -Q ss- . N 'SSS . is FACULTY 5 One of the many areas of vice t x principal Milton Witt's responsi- bility is obtaining substitute teachers and Principal Roy Curry checks over the day s list. While looking over important fig- ures Mr. Winn glances up to greet his mid-morning caller. gommlkwaum ,.... -.M M-----in ,iw 351523 Displayin her sympathetic Getting a chuckle from the nature, Dcilie Ripley listens to a information on a field-trip request student organization representa- is Milton Witt, a former Travis tive's scheduling problems. Iunior High vice-principal. FACULTY 231 Attendance clerk Iosie Soto looks through schedules in search of a student's name. i N v e! .K . ,,,L if St W Q 1 H ,, . Me K 3, L any VIN Vw N k '. , J .o i I -. f -. ' rs-3 II? X -":"' ,, :. 'fi INSXH " :' H - W: :::::..,- :N L - ' A 9. W 1 ls if - : ,. g Emi- . , e Af. H . P Q - g , A' ' - 'X + X t as X -R N 1...- 111 N Q , , A 'W' . if JJQ ,..l-,-11.t o t Suzanne Aldridge, Hope Bailey, Ruth Ernst, Billie Epperson, Carol Fillmore, Maryetta Ford, Ruth Moore, Norma Puckett, Gerry Armstrong, Iosie Soto, Ian McVicker, Yvonne Welch One of Mrs. Fords' office duties, as senior secretary, consists of sorting the daily notes. Office secretaries help late arrivals get their admits approved during morning office hours, FACULTY ping and maintaining lists is e of the many tasks performed counselor secretary Ruth Ernst. "" tempting to track down a siness te ephone number for a .dent's parents is chief clerk lryetta Ford. ix if " - sfdw' Keeping the train of paperwork moving is the front office personnel, which includes, Front Row: Carol Fillmore, Maryetta Ford, Ian McVicker, Yvonne Welch, Norma Puckettg Second Row: Iosie Soto, Suzanne Aldridge, Hope Bailey and Billie Epperson. Not shown are Ruth Moore, Gerry Armstrong and Ruth HS folks rate oka henever one is choosing a full-time job, there are dif- ferent reasons and ideas for applying. Although a secretar- ial position was no different, the major attraction was the atmos- phere and personnel involved. "The nicest thing about my job is the people. They are great," said Yvonne Welch, secretary to Prin- cipal Roy Curry. "I guess I've enjoyed it - I've been here for 10 years," she added. "I love it," exclaimed secretary Ruth Moore. "This is my third year. I like being around the stu- dents." "She met each student that came into the vice principals' office and helped maintain con- tro . The hardest thing for Ian McVicker was getting to know everyone. "It was hard for me associating names and faces, and getting familiar to high school," she explained. Mrs. McVicker had been at Thomas Haley Elementary for eight years in resource, then she decided it was time for a change. Even as a first-year employee, she summed it up for the secretarial staff: "I like it. The people are just as nice as I had heard." Ernst. FACULTY Board proud of achievements mportant decisions concern- ing the three schools and their operations were handled by a seven-member group, the Board of Trustees. They met on the third Monday of each month and heard proposals for new development or suggestions for improvements within the school system. They also held work sessions once a month to discuss important items pending before the board. Board members for the 1979-80 school year were president Roger Hill, vice president Dr. Robert Pierce, secretary Ann Pfaff, Bar- bara Cardwell, Troy Kelly, Iohn Stipes, and Pat Norman. Superin- tendent was Dr. Iohn F. Townley. Although much of the boards' activities involved major deci- sions, one had a very obvious effect upon Nimitz - the expan- sion of the girls' gym and dressing facilities. Construction began in the summer and continued throughout the year. In addition, the teachers and administration at Nimitz - as well as at the other schools in Irving -- received a pay increase, along with paid hospital- ization, thanks to the efforts of the school board at the beginning of the year. "I think the thing that impresses me the most is that we fthe boardl are truly representative of Irving," commented Mrs. Norman who was serving her first year on the board. "There's a teacher, a doc- tor, a businessman, a homemaker, a pilot and we work well together." "The thing I'm the proudest of is our district's vocational program," commented Stipes. "When I ran in 1974, I wanted to see the voca- tional program expanded, and it's expanded greatly - not because of me - but we all worked at it together." In talking to board members, one fact emerged: they believed in the school system and the students which it served. And it was to this goal they gave up many hours of personal time . . . to serve. Q 'We are truly representative of Irving' - Pat Norma. Shaping and administrating school board policy are board president Roger Hill, Pat Norman, superintendent Dr. Iohn Townley, Ann Pfaff, Iohn Stipes and Barbara Cardwell. Not shown board members Dr. Robert Pie and Troy Kelley. Debbie Graves Bill Guy Earl Haberkamp Linda Halcomb Susan Hopkins Iack Harkrider Bob Harmon Wendy Harper Sienna Harvey Bob Hettich Gladys Hill Debbie Hopson Fred Howard Brenda Iackson i -. 4 FACULTY sf .ZW-' I I ' 'f ,, Y ..V..V I X' I dial . T724 .ig ' ..... .,,,...... I ,fl at ' iff? mm! ff ... . 5 Lx ,.?k X Z I 5 'om--f. it I show. over halftime are freshman and IV Ioe Bob Taylor and Burton, while Fred and Ioe Bell watch the Y 5 Senior syonsor Scott Pohl helps in a fun raising project for the senior prom. The work ith students active in all sorts of school related activities, the teachers were there to keep us moving, but they had fun along side of us. The teachers' participation was typical of Nimitz spirit and close- ness. Almost all the administra- tion became involved in the vari- ous activities. Although all teach- ers participated, the volunteer class sponsors were the ones directly involved with the late- hour paint parties and the organi- zation of fund-raising projects. The senior faculty supporters really had their hands full during the year. Not only did they help in the selling of 7,152 boxes of M8zM's to the student body, they also helped out in the Taco Bell car wash. They also attended the graduating activities which included the picnic, prom, and baccalaureate exercises. The faculty also gave a helping hand at all the dances by taking tickets and arranging the sound system. They were there to see that everyone had a good time. But whether it were a class sponsor or a classroom teacher, each teacher provided a closeness and out-of-the-classroom teaching experience that helped us to see them as humans ... and as friends. ' Duringl the one hour wait before footba l games, Doyte Stanford gives final comments to the Vikas. r . K fitt'i 4 X 1 QM' 22' 1 sm lg, . X it ,.. , V 1. H, ,f , , 5 , w.E.,:1s, et ' ri ':' 9 ,f o ,,.V ,,.i ,,, i iii Greg Iackson iilfffll'i Cathy Iendel . Ioyce Ioslin I if Gail Kent V " as ,,, H V Fred Kemper " ' . ,"-, Don Ki Ilan X iq Don King . ix 'sa ff ? W Denise LaCroix Susan Lobaugh , 42 David Long ' , " Peggy Looper 1 I Q. K t, A L 'fvrr , Winifred Mallam ' ,., . lim McGahee y ' gif QV if. Diane Mclvieans if ,... ,.-. af tg -, Q FACULTY At the beginning of each tri- mester, sophomore counselor Melba Woodson makes schedule changes. Heading toward her weekly Teacher Effectiveness Training class is senior class counselor Molly Brown. hai' 'f ffrrw Tha was gmc tim MER? Giving a hand to freshman counseling is vocational couns Kay Harlin, caught on "hold," Donna Barnard Ioe Bell Ioe Bourland Helen Bradley Bonnie Brown Ron Bruenjes Curtis Burch Dennis Burton Mary Anne Butts Donna Chandler Helen Chaplin Bonnie Collins Barbara Copeland Mary Copeland W if FAIiJl.'i'Y B K N ix ,,n. 43-5. X- -E' ax an if li U - "f: i L Af. I iii..: . Ag ' Gi ' , Counselors' concern noted hen the computers messed up or a student had a problem, the counselors ,lld help them out. .s a graduate of Sul Ross Uni- -sity, Bill Guy came to Nimitz r a move from Sam Houston lor High. As freshman counse- he shared the duties with Kay 'lin. Ms. Harlin was in charge :he students with last names :inning with A or B, while Mr. 1 handled the rest. ti Rest was certainly not in the vocabulary of senior counselor Molly Brown. With graduation, college advice, and SAT or ACT registration, Mrs. Brown's work never ended. Since last year's retirement ended Athlene Butler's career at Nimitz, Linda Staggs was in charge of the Iunior class. Before her nine years at Nimitz, Mrs. Staggs taught in Grand Prairie and Odessa. She then went to Bowie Iunior High. She said that she "just loves it" fworking with the students at Nimitz, that isj. Counselors weren't the only ones who showed concern for Nimitz, for the student showed concern for their counselors. Melba Woodson was no excep- tion. As leader in guidance of the sophomore class, Mrs. Woodson was generous with her help during the toughest year - 10th grade. ' tt A favorite of the juniors is counselor Linda Staggs, with her cheery attitude and spry sense of humor. A "freshman" himself, new counselor Bill Guy catches a rare welcome bit of reading time. if , .WE mfg ini swam: uw Qt tl! A 'N A1 1 A f x .gy W i m.. f 5sZ?ti.T2?tt'4ii , p vikki oaum Doris Didway Emily Dodson Neil Dugger . -f. A Iune Easley Donna England Rosemary Evans I is . X' ...QP -. 315 as ' Q it ft'i Martha Evans , 1 s Brenda Everroad , Martha Faulds H . i t Q or Nancy French , ,,'. . M. F i A 1 ,XL Vi i . in A Susan George na A 'xx f A Ienniter Ciles Y . .f '4f, ', . - Q Ieann1eG1lmore . 13' 1 2 ,yd FACULTY Smiling haplpily at a familiar face, Evelyn Peci onis adds extra desserts to the line. The lunch bunch consists of front --v row: Beth Shannon, Dorothy Deaven, Margie Child, Louise Narasse, Bonita House, Sharon Grosek, Alcene Iohnson, and Nancy Rogers. Back Row: Patsy Ribble, Evelyn Reeves, Evelyn Pecikonis, Linda Spears, Faye Pardo, Theresa Abernathy and Emma Wilson. ,. ,, as - Vw Every day, before the lunch ri comes, the cafeteria ladies tak break from preparing lunches students, and eat themselves. .si A 4. v w L, th s ,, a Mike McNeely V E- 55? ii'i E. , . Barbara MCVHY , ,sg ,, f ' PatMiford tssss, 1 2 E , Toni Milford Q it ' Q X lane Moses ff 1'1 ' 4 ' W if -- ifi' H X , it Richard Moseley ,,,, R e X - it Q , Q , Mar Moss mv- t t ,r fgi Z ' f S S S y 5 'S E i t s ff SueMuel1ar i i - S iii .- Don Nentwig , ,,,, k -g at a Q Amy Page .K ,gig .K ,'-- 1 ii A I :Q Carolyn Parsons ,,,'- 'f if D W W 1 Carol Pier I ..a2.-::':1. ael ,,., X .. if oafyPi1tm'H' i t siiii l e P S FACULTY' daytime custodians include En Quesada, Rudy Garcia, Kimbel, and Sharon rbrough. fgigf 1 5 wf2L,W, K i, 3 S 0 Q 0 it S ll through the year the cafe- teria ladies and mainte- nance staff were busy supl- plying the students' needs wit hot lunches or cleaning the school and making sure that all equip- ment was functioning properly. The 17 women in the cafeteria were at school at 7 a.m. each school day to prepare nutritious meals for the hungry students. But even after serving some 2000 stu- dents, the tired kitchen workers weren't through. They made out reports on the number of students served, made sure food was prop- erly stored, prepared for the fol- lowing day and performed other tasks. The maintenance staff also played an important role at Nim- itz. They kept each and every per- son comfortable by keeping the school in top condition. The main- tenance crew adjusted the ther- mostats, fixed faulty electrical wiring, replaced burned out lights, and gave the school a thorough cleaning after school hours. ty Wall and Rudy Garcia Dorthy Cates, a member of the These two staffs. usually go cuss maintenance problems nighttime crew, cleans the school unrecognized, but like teachers l possible ways of improving after hours. and administration, without them, m. there would be no school. Q . L. 7 V pg A- -- H a ' Kay Reeves ' , L ' A Doris Renshaw f' i"l ll' . , . R 5' W Cindy Riney 1 fy ,Q V 5- I ' ' 1- ' ' ff Ehaglmaark ' 'I' y ,K " ,I 1. u , I V A ii 5 yn 13 oe , ,X . t Cathrine Rogers fir, 'gl f " . V, 1 ff , ,af Qin I li A , Gary SCl'l9pf X' x ' ll 5, K , n ' " "" f ' i V..,, uglzz ,. W V ,... A .ff , , 'f f ,,.. . -,' if ! I fr ,rzflf fj , , ,, if Gwynn Shehon ,- 5 T f f , ' ' Iim Simmons ILM' , - " - ,-2 'i " f f. - - 3, - . 3 , -- if A -A ,, , y IxmS1tton QT my I y ,'i' -in llaflogris Sloan -1: .. In . . V A 0 yn tarnes X.-HZ, V, VV, , .Y , -xy -- , V iv I 5 Annette Stephens f l " ai, , , f l V Eric Stromberg an ei 2 at FACULTY Discussing theatre history, drama instructor Gina Wilkinson emphasizes a point. Disabling injuries are a constant worry for trainer Bob Wright, who stands waiting to appraise Viking damages. It's test time and Coach Morris Sloan smiles while his students are sweating out one of his quizzes. ??, . 1' ,, H. mg -fy 'Q-Q... Leslie Talkington IoBob Taylor Patty Taylor Dianne Thedford Al Tiller Hazel Wallace Donna Wilcox Gina Wilkinson Bryan Winnet Bob Wright Paula Wyman Deborah Harris Ruth Smith Stan Kunkle 3 s 6 vi . .,.. 1 V I ffmgn Q f' , if W, f,,q, 1e" f:,'.f f Y' 'QQ Birgit 1 -' 1, 'fs , ef, A, U' fy " ' f f ,.., . - A I - 1 , - Si, - :..,, ,...,,,,,,:,,. ..,,, . i Q. t Tl' - iw : is -Q X X FACULTX ,,:.,Zg fx., - . M x si Il ss X in '04 g ss' i s W . :vii , X w j 5 iss X. ii, I Nh -gggii '.', ffm :st LW' ii: '- V24 Q E. 532 s ,ya X , . 1 vi ' SL-xi ' F bfzftk atm .B . , 3 1 --11 V .. , Q is J Vi. S M f :H 'Q sw ' 5' "-Q at of me x Q fi l M' T i I 5 X ' Nia T fe I sz., Ar .sfpifafia fa 3 4 NK, Using a grimace usually reserved for sad stories, art teacher Irene Glasgow wonders why she is a photo subject. Not accustomed to being interrupted during an instructional session, science teacher Catherine Rogers looks at her intruder. hile taking a break, auto echanics instructor Ioe nurland talks with students tside his classroom. it t , A my Elnor Shepherd A 3' 5 'Ig A7 9 Q Qu at U LauraVVages ' g '- ' "' ' Cheryl Wear , ' f G e i" a Dawn Weller ff c" ' t A - W ' tk ' Frances Young . K f Y I , I A in ,Q K 9 f ,L 1 .f f ' u ' sg, 3 Y' 'lx 1 V e .a ' FACULTY hfm-awfwnibwr -.... ?7',f WWW 1 W W'lWW4dW WIIWWMWWAW WIEWWMW fVwvMw-W1 1 On january 16, Mike Farda was named new head football coach in after coaching a year Oklahoma. Turn-around ike Farda was named the new head football coach for Nimitz and began a three-year contract Feb. 1. For five years, the 34-year-old Farda served as varsity coach at Colorado City High School in West Texas. His teams led their districts with a 23-1 record. Prior to his arrival at Colorado City, the school had not won a dis- trict championship in any sport since 1954, with the exception of basketball in '66. Farda predicted a possible championship for Nimitz in two to three years under his program. "I like to build winning pro- grams," admitted Farda. "Motiva- tion will be our main tool." Coming to Nimitz with Farda was four assistant coaches, and they immediately began building their program. Like the year itself, Farda's coming promised a turn-around in the Viking football scene. . Swim team captain Ray P dricks refines his backstroke ing practice held daily at YMCA. .. . fi . " -lie' it K 3. K K k,ktL t It - Gymnastics team members p tice first period each day to re their techniques. Terri Wilson finds time to ht around during junior varsity nis practice. SPORTS The Vikas move their practice into the East hallway during the tough football season. Even though the season is over, members o the football team still had rough, off-season workouts. Workouts s they strove to reach their own personal goals, Nimitz athletes were practicing year round to improve their skills. Almost every possible popular sport was practiced at Nimitz. Most sport workouts were held during a class period, but during the height of the competitive sea- son, work-outs would last until 6 p.m. They had to put in hours of hard practice. But most felt all the work was worth it. Q Although it was Ianuary, Micky Moon begins baseball practice, in preparation for the spring opener. SPORTS Tough district ahead s fall turned around into winter, so did football give way to basketball. The var- sity, IV, and freshman teams faced a tough district schedule as the season opened. Varsity Coach Don Nentwig commented that strong competitors of Trinity, Irv- ing High, MacArthur, L. D. Bell, Grand Prairie and Duncanville could take the honors in the dis- trict. "It was hard to tell exactly who was the toughest," Nentwig fur- thered. "We had a good team this At the Irving game, Ken Harris f30l passes to the corner, as Brian Lambert 1521 calls for the ball. Most Valuable player Kevin Wol- year, but we also had good com- petition." Senior varsity player Ray Gaines stated that Nimitz's strong points were the players' speed, shooting accuracy and defensive strength. ln non-district play, the Vikings had an overall record of 13 wins and no losses. The Nimitz squad also captured the tournament championship at Lancaster. However, they did not fare as well in district play, with a season record of 19-14. ever 1121 makes another one of his many assists against MacArthur. SPORTS -'Y 1 ,. ,...,Su-rr., .QW W rw While being closely guarded b Mac. defender, Brian Lambert 1 tries to spot an open player. 'E 'tt" i 1 Ray Gaines 1241 tips in a missed shot against S. Grand Prairie as Phillip Fuller fights for position. During a time-out, Coach Nentwig confers with the team as "bomb squad" member David Carter v Nimitz Opponent 60 Bowie 58 Bryan Adams 56 Arlington 51 l-laltom 57 Iesuit 44 Sunset 47 Denton 64 R. L. Turner 55 Castleberry' 57 Bishop Lynch 51 Duncanville 45 Trinity 43 L. D. Bell 46 Irving 64 S. Grand Prairie 46 Grand Prairie 66 MacArthur 52 Duncanville 50 Trinity 63 L. D. Bell 46 Irving 74 S. Grand Prairie 59 Grand Prairie 51 MacArthur looks on. Back row: Coach MeNeely, Reggie Christian, David Carter, Daniel Tamayo, Phillip Fuller, Ken Har- ris. Ray Gaines, Brian Lambert. Ricky Nye, Kevin Trigg, Iohn Car- son, Coach Don Nentwig. Front row: Maleoinb Haluin, Kevin Wol- ever. SPORTS 247 Chuck Carnahan 1521 goes up for a tip during the Bell game as the other team members look on. Chuck Carnahan 1521 muscles in for a layup against the Iesuit Rangers. 3 ... JL s ,- A MA' A0,.,,,kQ . . ',,,..-f""'1 MMM ,S it W M . ,,. . 1-.1 . x, Xgfx 3fLf,M -'rziifi 1 . 1. . ..,,.....,,. P, Technically speaking fter the varsity won their first district game against Duncanville's Panthers, 51- 49, they lost to the Trinity Trojans, who were expected to win the dis- trict title. The L. D. Bell game ended in a controversial finish, as senior postman Brian Lambert fouled for the fifth time and was called on a technical when he disagreed with the referee. A Bell player took an extra shot when he should have only had one. The game's momentum shifted to Bell and ended in a Raider win. Nimitz then lost games to Irving, South Grand Prairie, and Grand Prairie. The Vikes rallied for a 66-60 defeat of the MacArthur Cardi- nals, but were beaten in a return game by the Panthers. In a rematch with Bell, the Vikings, though bent on revenge, found themselves without Lam- bert, who was out with an ankle injury. L. D. Bell took the game with help from their 6-8 postman, Ron Faurot. Subsequent wins and losses did little to change the outcome of the basketball season for the varsity. The IV, headed by Coach Mike McNeely, found themselves simi- larly placed in the district with a final record of 19-12. McNeely felt that the tough district competition Darren Hall jilulls up for a jump shot to lead t e Vikings to a win over Iesuit. SPORTS 14' ... X- A .. Www' -'23, 4,as,...,,MA A I .1 . M,-W W..f .f-if aff X 73 47 81 75 58 42 57 74 47 52 57 53 61 75 60 66 63 47 58 54 69 57 -.-"""' Biff Ely! SP1 1 5 QURQ .1-,b gl . 1 A 1 A K row: Larry Preston. Second Tommy Chase, Kelly San- , Danny Archy, Tommy eters, Steve Iones. Third row: d Wilder, Ruben Williams, Art Coker, Fred Anguiano. Fourth row: Ray I-Iinojosa, David Moore, Darren Hall. Fifth row: Richard Chewing, Chuck Carnahan. Top row: Coach Mike McNeely. Richard Chewnig leaps high to out jump his opponent on the OI 'ening tip of the L. D. Bell game Nimitz 86 Opponent Bowie Bryan Adams Arlington Haltom Iesuit Sunset Denton R. L. Turner Castleberry Duncanville Trinity L. D. Bell Irving S. Grand Prairie Grand Prairie MacArthur Duncanville Trinity L. D. Bell Irving S. Grand Prairie Grand Prairie MacArthur Forward Ruben Williams i221 takes in a layup off the fastbreak during Nimitz's victory over les uit SPORTS Mark Wilson 1101 dribbles to the corner to put up a shot against Irv- ing. Leo Lazona prepares to pull up for a lump shot at the free-throw line during the Grand Prairie game. 43.1,--.1 I ,,,,.,.4a.V fy H f,1e,,..:',3'g ., ft 5 t .f If F Each team was a factor in the season's out- come. The IV, while playing their schedule out, were each striving to place a position on the '81 varsity team. At the same time, the blue and white freshman teams were building their skills. Freshman coach Dennis Burton explained that though the fresh- men only totaled 14 members, the boys were divided into two teams in order to give the freshmen added experience. Having only seventboys on each team kept them off the bench most of the time. The only disadvantage of a seven-man team was that at times, the team could become spread too thin. S 4' , . T x .. Q2 at .sax if built skills And so, just as fall turned to winter and football gave way to basketball, so did winter warm into spring. Basketball shoes gave way to baseball cleats: Nimitz fans left the spectator gym to gather around the baseball diamond and raise the Viking W1 sign again. Though the seasons change as the year turned around, the Nimitz family did not sway in their sup- port. Q Pat White 1301 shoots a one-and- one free-throw shot during a 38-14 win over S. Grand Prairie. up H' as TMMCJQ ' ssst 1 ttttt 1 f ttt.t " ,, sift, . W A .s...,-- M Q 5, 'W ,ut it Ji '- " ' 1 M SPORTS row: Louis Rodriquez, Patrick, Carl Andrews. e Coffey, Daniel Baxter, Burton. Second row: Ryan 'Q Woodall, Terry Self, Tommy Gal- latin, Pat White. Front row: Leo Lazono, Ricky Riddle, Mark Wil- son, David I-Iorsey. 4,4 Going up for a shot, Tommy Gat lin tries to add points for the Freshman Squad. 4 1 . 'Ms 7, iw 2 I , 41 'ns 5 af 22 1 ff nf Blue White Opponent 37 39 Duncanville 44 35 Grand Prairie 54 26 MacArthur 37 38 S. Grand Prairie 57 30 Grand Prairie 54 28 Irving 53 43 Duncanville 47 44 Duncanville 42 24 Grand Prairie 42 42 MacArthur 52 40 S. Grand Prairie 67 53 Grand Prairie 57 21 Irving 64 51 MacArthur 53 32 Irving 66 60 76 50 62 48 53 45 68 71 59 71 60 71 40 Daniel Baxter 150i applies heavy defensive pressure to his oppo- nent during the MacArthur game. SPORTS Jureoka, Tiller honored ith the coming of the 80's, the year brought new coaches and many sur- prises in the girls' basketball pro- gram. Coach Al Tiller, a graduate from Stephen F. Austin and ex-varsity boys' coach, took the varsity to a 16-14 record, the best record for the young girls' program fthis is the varsity's second seasonj. Deb- bie Graves, a '79 graduate, also from Stephen F. Austin, took over the IV, while Denise LaCroix, another '79 graduate, had the task of coaching two freshman teams - one of which took the district crown. IV player Chris Watts claims that this turn around from last year could be attributed to better coaching and more talent. "It was so different from last year," Watts exclaimed. "We did less running and concentrated on shooting more than conditioning," she added. Coach Craves added her com- ment that, "I think the girls adjusted beautifully to all the new things facing them." Following district play, Coach Tiller was named the Irving Daily News Coach of the Year, and sen- ior Stacy Iurecka was named the player of the year. The voting was done by the three Daily News sports writers and the three high school coaches. Tiller turned around a team with a 2-12 record in district last year and led them to a 8-6 finish this year. While shooting from the outside, senior Christy Simmons is fouled by a Sam Houston defender. After receiving a pass from teammate Deann Dunlap, Lynn Flaherty drives for the basket. With total concentration on the basket, Marsha Condron goes in for the layup. y i SPORTS After gettin around her their spirit is still strong. r 5 nt row: Kathy Lozano, Sandy mons, Ieanne Hays and Linda Second row: Christy ons, Marsha Condron, y Humphrey, Billie Bledso and Stacy Iurecka. Back row: Coach Al Tiller, Cindy Windham, Lynn Flaherty, Deann Dunlap and Manager Mindy Sterling. opponent, lgathy Lozano takes the shot from under the basket. After losing a hard-fought game to Duncanville, the varsity shows Nimitz Opponent 57 L. D. Bell 34 Duncanville 53 Trinity 35 MacArthur 45 S. Grand Prairie 41 Grand Prairie 49 Irving 44 L. D. Bell 14 Duncanville 38 Trinity 46 MacArthur 48 S. Grand Prairie 58 Grand Prairie 41 Irving SPORTS 26332 VIIXIIYPTCQ ,assi 35 Front row: Melinda Massey, Bursby. Back row: Coach Debbie Iackie King, Angela Stewart and Graves, Billie Bledso, Chris Watts, Sherry Paschal. Second row: Phyl- Denise Lambert and Mgr. Christa lis Anderson, Trina Lyons, Rosetta Riggs. Butler, Rachel Wagner and Tina Nimitz Opponent 39 L. D. Bell 32 45 Duncanville 48 52 Trinity 20 23 MacArthur 15 59 S. Grand Prairie 29 39 Grand Prairie 46 24 Irving 41 58 L. D. Bell 46 37 Duncanville 38 43 Trinity 30 31 MacArthur 15 37 S. Grand Prairie 19 39 Grand Prairie 34 36 Irving 28 After intercepting a pass, Sherry Paschall drives for the basket with an open teammate beside her. ,Maw-W-wf Q ,,,, ,pr 2222224 A SPORTS C usslc' paces teams Nimitz also had the best intra- city record of the three local high schools. Iurecka, a 5-6 guard, led the offensive attack with a 12.8 point average per game and tallied a total of 179 points C140 from the court and 39 from the free throw line.J Although the girls didn't pull off any major upsets, they managed to squeeze by Trinity, 57-47, in the Following district play, the teams continue to work out and stay in shape. As Rosette Butler takes a shot from outside the key, Denise Lam- bert gets set forthe rebound. first half of loop play. They also defeated Irving twice. This was a first time in the varsity's history to ever beat the Tigers. The varsity, however, got off to a slow start in the district race, falling to Bell and Duncanville in the first two games, then pulled out a close one against Trinity, 37- 35. After this loss, a four-game winning streak followed. The second half of district play was also another up-and-down battle with a major victory coming over Bell, and wins over S. Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie and Irving. "We had a major change in our game, from last year," stated Kathy Lozano. "We were more confident and had better mental attitudes," she added. Also showing much improve- ment, the IV made it known that they wanted a shot at the district crown, but saw it slowly slip away as they lost two back-to-back games to Duncanville and Trinity in the first of district play. Then the second loss to Duncanville came, 38-37, and so did the only other loss to the S.G.P. Warriors. as they romped over Nimitz by a score of 59-29. But, the Vikes bounced back in the second half of district to defeat the Warriors, 37-19. After a 10-4 season, Coach Graves attributed most of the team's success to "hussle." She exclaimed, "They may have out played us, but they never out hus- sled us." With the arrival of the freshman players, Coach Denise LaCroix divided the girls into two teams, the blue for more experienced players and the white for the girls just getting interested in the game. SPORTS During a time out in the Grand Prairie game, Coach Denise LaCroix discusses strategy. Blue Team Opponent MacArthur Duncanville Irving Grand Prairie Irving S. Grand Prairie Grand Prairie MacArthur Irving Grand Prairie Irving S. Grand Prairie Grand Prairie Front row: Tammy McGuire, Tammy West, Wendy Pate and Monica Schultz. Second row: Mgr. Tracy Trent, Suzette Pritchette, Lori Miles, Coach Denise LaCroix, Stephanie Acosta, Melanie Log- gins and Mgr. Robin Charlton. In a last-game victory over Grand Prairie, Monica Schultz blocks an opponent's shot. SPORTS Int row: Mgr. Tracy Trent, Lori el, Iamie Campbell, Cindy osta. Melinda Hunter and Mgr. bin Charlton. Second row: Penny Hackett, Connie Kemp, Coach Denise LaCroix, Laura I-lill, Karen Whittington and Stacey Owens. rosh Blue Wins crown Each team worked hard and learned fast. The blue played 13 district games and took the crown with an 11-2 record. Although the white didn't play district games, they gained valuable experience for the next year. As the new decade rolled in, the happy and sad moments of the past four years rang in the minds of the graduating senior players, for it was during their freshman year that the girls' basketball pro- gram was founded at Nimitz. Their faces and jersey numbers may be forgotten as time passes, but their names and spirit will live on.Q Nimitz 14 10 13 19 22 24 17 14 Determined to get the rebound, four Nimitz players surround the S. Grand Prairie Warrior. Takingla shot from in front of the free-t row line, Wendy Pate shows good form. White Team Opponent Mesquite 39 N. Mesquite 39 Dunqanville 25 Irving 22 Irving 33 S. Grand Prairie 22 Irving 33 Irving 34 SPORTS The unseen game here was a moment of silence as each player got on the bus to go to another game. The coaches sat at the front of the bus and discussed the game, while the players scattered through the bus to rest or think about the game. Each player's equipment was under his seat. Small talk was made by some, others relaxed. Each week ankles, wrists, fin- gers, knees and shoulders were taped at Nimitz before the bus left. ln order to see that every player was taped, trainer Bob Wright and student trainers Ieff Covington and Rocky Rhodes started taping players an hour and a half before the bus left. If the trip to the stadium took over 30 minutes, they waited and taped the players' shoulders at the stadium fieldhouse so they would be comfortable on the ride over. Once at their destination, the players walked the field looking for holes that might trip them up, reviewed assignments with coaches and each other, then the trainers checked equipment. Players then stretched their muscles beside the field house and on the field. Quarterbacks and wide receivers practiced different passing situations, then the run- ning backs practiced getting off the line. Coach Don King was happy with the players and their atti- tudes during the year - in spite of their losing streak. "Our players' attitudes have been of a very positive nature," he commented. "Coming off a win makes it easy to face a workout, but even in defeat, they worked hard and made personal sacrifices to play for Nimitz and exhibited a pride in being a Nimitz Viking," he added. After everyone had stretched their muscles and warmed up, they went back to the field house In a pre-game practice, the Nimitz dummy offense lines up to run a play against the starting defense at Cravens field. for the last time before the half. Final instructions were given, then they went outside to await the introductions of the team. After the National Anthem, each team's school song was played and the players ran through the goal posts and onto the field. The players soon lined up for the opening kickoff and indicated to the referees that they were ready. They had worked hard all week, now came the moment they had all been waiting for . . . the open- ing kickoff. . SPORTS Waylon Hargrove helps Blair Ward stretch his back and neck muscles. This exercise and others like it, plus the addition of foam neck pads has cut the number of neck injuries at Nimitz. Jawa., 4,3 f Getting ankles ta ed is mandatory for each player Before a football game. This is to prevent injuries. Student trainer Ieff Covington prepares the ankles of Ronnie Kemp, while Rocky Rhodes works on the ankles of David Iohnson. Coach Morris Sloan discusses the snapping procedure with Iimmy Howard. Howard is a specialist at snapping in punting situations. SPORTS Late-second field goal I WIHS 1-9 record is nothing to brag about. But the fighting spirit the Viking football squad displayed in overcoming major problems became a source of pride. In fact, the season's only victory was a portrait of determi- nation . . . of Viking grit and pride. "We were in every game to an extent," stated coach Don King. "We did an above and beyond job on South Grand Prairie. At one point we were 15 points down and we came back to win." Behind 21-6, the Vikes fought their way into the end zone to make the score 21-13 at the half. This touchdown did something for the Vikes: it gave them the determination to win. Ronnie Kemcp attemgts to avoid an open fiel tackle y eluding a Cardinal defender. Getting last-minute words on the game plan, the Vikings run onto the field to battle the Colts. After hard-fought third and fourth quarters, the Vikes knotted the score at 27-all with a little over three minutes to go. On the ensu- ing kickoff, South was unable to move and punted. Ninitz took over and moved the ball to the South 21-yard line. With 32 sec- onds left on the clock, Kevin Bing- ham was called in to attempt a 37- yard field goal. The snap was good, the ball placed down, and the kick was up - and good. The final score read Vikings, 305 South Grand Prairie, 27. "I was trying to think of every- thing but having to kick the ball quarterback Kevin Trigg scram- b es for a three-yard gain against cross-town rivals, Irving. SPORTS ,QW . 51 wh W mf 17' ,, ..., .fy t lk' r A an f' ., 'W t Secondary defender Kyle Kirby makes an open field tackle on a MacArthur receiver breaking open. Being chased by a Grand Prairie defender, quarterback Kevin Trigg looks upfield for a receiver. as M-H The football coaches are D. Bur- ton, B. Bean, N. Purvis, D. King, B. Wright, M. Sloan and I. Bell. Not pictured are I. B. Taylor and F. Howard. After getting his shoulder taped before a game, Ronnie Kemp dis- cusses game plans with coach King. SPORTS In anticipation of the snap, Phillip Fuller rockets through the line in pursuit of the quarterback. Silhouetted against blackness, the offensive troops try to hold back the Eagle defensive charge. Front row: Dennis Okle, Monty Peiser, Iimmy Howard, Donnie Kemp, Buzzy Murphy, Terry Uss- ery, Blair Ward, David Newell, Tommy Hernandez, Scotty Iohn- son, Kyle Kirby. Second row: Randy Smith, Willie Iones, David Peiser, Kevin Bingham, lack McDaniels, Kenneth Kelly, Tom Castillo, Kenny Iohnson, Mike Fritz. Third row: Trainer Rocky Rhodes, Keith Preston, Phillip Fuller, Don Drake, Kevin Trigg, Willie Rhinehart, Ronnie Kemp, Chuck Carnahan, David Snow- den, David Dodson. Fourth row: Trainer Ieff Covington, Waylon Hargrove, Russel Hargrove, Steve King, Ierry Lamb, Eric Row, IN Gamez, Keith Meeks, stu trainer Tommy Tucker. Top Coach Morris Sloan, Trainer Wright, Coach Ioe Bell, C1 Nathan Purvis, Head Coach King, Coach Bobby Bean, C Dennis Burton. SPORTS Injuries - while waiting on the sidelines," recalled Bingham after his kick. "When they called me onto the field, I got scared. As I saw the ball sail through the posts I could have jumped over the stadium lights," he laughed. Not only did Bingham - who later transferred to Breckenridge High School- win the game with his boot, he also set a school field goal record. This proved to be the only vic- tory for varsity squad. The Vikes had two obstacles to overcome - injuries and resignations. Either could have caused a lesser team to quit long before the sea- son ended, but the Vikes stayed ...and fought. Several of the two-way starters. such as lack McDaniels, Don Drake, Buzzy Murphy and Way- lon Hargrove were hurt, and inex- perienced players were forced to man the offensive and defensive trenches. Quarterback Kevin Trigg checks the line to see how the defense is stacked as he barks signals. In a mad scramble for the ball, Terry Ussery leaps over the top of several players. Varsity Nimitz 0PP0U9nt 7 Southwest 28 14 Richardson 40 6 Arlington 30 0 Duncanville 20 0 L. D. Bell 43 12 Grand Prairie 21 13 Irving 35 0 Trinity 36 30 S. Grand Prairie 27 6 MacArthur 20 SPORTS Bobby Harvey does squats during the off-season. Harvey is on a weight program for "jocks" To help them get off the line quicker, IV players are often seen hopping around during off-sea- son. is - - Iunior Varsity , . .. x X' V I 5 Nimitz Opponent Q ' pl J XM . 'Wy ' 8 Southwest 14 fi- A I 'vxfsag 5 f' ,i y 0 Richardson 15 ' ,fi . , "gl S ' S c 0 . '1' '-r:- .vs Q 'Q' 24 Arlington 6 eg M 6 S S 1 "' S 'Z 5 ey t 36 Duncanville 8 s l Q A .... 18 L. D. Bell 0 S ' . WA A. c, ,, . 1 h A- . 1 .. - .K fggvlsgxg v ' e 6 Irving 0 t by ' My y t , P ti 8 Gran Prairie 24 Y xv. x XX? V. . -ii.s l!X:w it 3 , -N .Q . . as we-I I . kv K 12 S. Grand Prairie 18 5 y Zbp y 8 pypv 21 MacArthur 14 Ti . iiwqpjfgglyy . .wig R , Q1 X X ft wN?wwiYt'f'QgiwwwiQm?s5M!v tt.t 3 aRaf'f'l'g- M i - - -we 1. --e+-sss.f4--fi:- fw'F1' ,tt :sign save Nwwiliilg gif i.fe TV players line up to run sprints to Sa.. , A xsQQ:sMw '-Q ' . 1 . . . .N v. -, 4. . , . k'1,1'-ei,-. agp - -1'-S Neff- oui d up endurance during their :g y ' yt fgt,g5g5,,, N off-season training program: bi eV' wgg,?S" pkQ,1g gd in, H,f, -gtg fhtvfwgkuf S. 1u13,.,,, MN,4aewxmA6 L gaggggpfghgagqyg H rise,-+1-4'1"f . sf,. 1- -y, . .ff c 'gas p'v.5gug,41',.::i,,, 2. Q Lt. gs- ...Q ,s wizlf J ' I L--Q '-ft ' SPORTS it row: Iackie Frederick, Scott ?land, Max Cunningham, Greg ez, Barry Maternowski, Ray ns, Iohn Roger, Dewey Vau- Li, Iaun Vasquez. Second row: .ance Sandford, Robert iey, Robert Cooper, Benny Franco, Mark Furgeson, Derek Davis, Bill Hillebrenner, Greg Smith. Third row: Mike Elston, Bill Clark, Ioey Arias, Tony McGee, David Vernon, Bobby Harvey, Barry Carter. Not pic- tured are Scotty Iohnson, Danny Archie, Bruce DeGrato, Mike Fritz, Steve King, Steve Briggs, Iohn Toney, Bill Yakel, Chris Thomas, Robbie Ward, Kenneth Kelly, Steve Cothran, Kevin Duke, Sammy Lopez. ,, n Q.. .1 fa, ,,,, Q - Resignations start long season You can teach a player every- ig, but you can't give him game erience," observed coach King. arlier in the year, a week are the grid campaign began, three top coaches resigned. chool superintendent Dr. Iohn vnley, athletic coordinator Ice Fox and principal Roy Curry nointed Don King as interim d coach. ing had retired from coaching the spring of 1979, but had ,ying that he makes it through ast squats, Iohn Reger puts all has into it. agreed to take over the ninth grade team when he learned the ninth grade coach had resigned. It was but a short time later he was offered the head coaching spot. "It was the greatest thing that every happened to me, and I am honored to share the year with this great group of boys," King reflected. "Our boys should be com- mended for they came from boys to men in a few short months King stated. He added that, "The coach- ing staff was very professional." There was also a coaching change on the junior varsity and freshman squads. Ioe Bell was in charge of the ninth grade squad, moved to varsity, then to the posi- tion of junior varsity coach. One of the bright spots of the season was the Viking running game. But while the names of Kevin Trigg, Ronnie Kemp and David Peiser rang in our minds, it should be remembered that there would be no backfield heroes without the offensive line, "the unsung heroes." "You got to give credit to me, Waylon Hargrove and the offen- sive line," commented McDaniels. "We fthe offensive linel don't get credit for anything, and many of us are two-way starters and play- ing on the specialty teams. Most people say, 'look at the running backs'," McDaniels added, "but they couldn't do anything without us. SPORTS Freshman football players head back to the huddle after a momen- tary break in the action. Front row: Bobby Iacobs, Kevin Caldwell, Toby Smith, Danny Bennett, Charles Cuynes, Mike Wolfe, Scott Wells. Second row: Iohn King, Brian Cook, Brian Oli- ver, Kent Weddle, David Sarandis, Rickey Riddle, Pete Castillo. Third row: Iammie Crouch, Rich Ryman, Richie Wagner, Tony McFaddin, Andy Burton, Terry Self, Antho- ney Patrick. Fourth row: Todd Winn, Les Pickett, Pat Manor, Mark Sutton, Leo Lozano, Scott Rose, Doug Solomon. Top row: Mike Snowden, Iim Mathis, Benny Hedgecoke. Not pictured are Ryan Woodall, Ieff Cline, Bobby G ron, Shawn Begley, Iohn Del Albert Ybarra, Donnie Baker, Crabb, Iohn Mason, Keith liams, Mark Martinez, D Brady, Tyrone Lemoine, C Davis, Pete Martinez, Vic Ma Mike Iones, Coach Fred How: '6Line is instrumental..." . ewel "The running backs play well when the line does," observed David Newell. "But what if the line hadn't been there? What if someone had missed a block? That hole wouldn't have been there," reasoned Newell. "Then the running back probably couldn't have gone anywhere. The line is instrumental to the team. Without them, it's 'stomp city'," he asserted. The seniors were probably the most disappointed with the out- come of the season. The seniors. as did everyone else, said they all had looked forward to the season. "I think the coaching change let us down mentally," Keith Meeks surmised. "But it takes just as much a man to be a loser as a win- ner." "After a loss," commented Ron- nie Kemp, "it's hard to come back the next week. You don't have anything to shoot for but one win." "It's not exactly like a winning season," Iimmy Howard said. "A losing record is going to be the same but you're going to be o mentally, and when you're d it's hard to rebuild," he poi out. With 27 team members, t seemed to be a feeling of u They took each loss as a ti they took the obstacles the se threw at them as a team, and took it one game at a time. On the junior varsity level IV squad celebrated a city cl pionship on a 5-5 record, witl victories over Arlington and ing, in which the Vikes were SPORTS We '7 ' rr T1 5 me 1I1e , aw Y J M., A E. -2 , ',. gi' Y in ' ,ff fg ,t V i at X ' - .U FX, . A Lkklixgip 2 1 igi3:f,Lgx sf -,,-Sw! V V N 1' . 45 f 'b ' QM1. ' K , , wg - rf'k,l1l.:, . Y 3: 1 Wi o Sv 5, if K f 4 1 . K P - - mwah - N, i ,f .. sv K ' ' K ,X . . 'Mimi ' ,ox 1 r . '- fy. , 1, .sr p WJ' Freshman team member David Sarandis rushes over to help a teammate tackle an opponent. 1 i. I Q- fd Zi: Q ,J L , , - M,,.r r.,.,g .. -fi is ' 2 1 .affix V lk in .. Y ci .. .R nf . as Jim hp Freshmen Nimitz Opponent 32 Duncanville 6 20 MacArthur 18 7 MacArthur 13 27 Irving 6 7 Duncanville 6 Open 9 Grand Prairie 14 30 Irving 0 25 S. Grand Prairie 6 27 S. Grand Prairie 2 Open ' After catchin the ball, Iohn Delorge 1351 finss himself facing a Duncanville defender. we X' Michael Wolfe Q71 and Charles Winn 1221 take a reak at halftime during a tough game. SPORTS W WW? IV city champs - frosh 2nd underdogs. "Arlington was bigger than us and picked to beat us," coach Bell revealed. "But the boys responded well to everything and we upset them." Behind the rushing of Mike Fritz - who gained 1198 yards - Bobby Harvey on the offensive and defensive line and Tony McGee, the team's leading tackler, the junior varsity played more consistently. "Most of Fritz's yardage was made because of his ability to break tackles and run hard," coach Bell observed. "You really don't miss someone until they are gone," he continued. "Bobby Harvey played well on the offensive and defensive lines, and in the last two games he was hurt. His absence may have been a fac- tor in our opponents' ability to run uarterback Kevin Trigg calls a p ay to turn a third-and-five into a first-and-ten. Injuries were prevalent against the Tigers. Waylon Hargrove grits as his leg is examined. up the middle in our last two games." The freshman squad finished the season with a 7-2 mark, and tied for second with Grand Prai- rie. They upset MacArthur, who as seventh and eighth graders at Tra- vis lunior High had been unde- .. ,fm , L Q Ill feated. They rolled past Irving, y .N t Duncanville and South Grand W W' Prairie twice, with the only two . -iit T losses coming against a revenge- " T minded Grand Prairie. rw, f T The offense had a full house X backfield that included quarter- 'kia Et' " is back Rickey Riddle, and running backs Terry Self, Shawn Begley, i Ryan Woodall and Tony """"i U McFaddin. , In general, the season could be described as, "A portrait of deter- minations of Viking grit and pride." , lfff- ttt ""' ,." . ,...f .... . il QWZETTEQ Q7 ,,,,ii, Ting ,., A , V . , ,J.g,. ,lka wk, ww , V ,:,, Vrgi r vm I K SPORTS Q 4f,i'Z. 1251 Terry Ussery nails the Bell quarterback, while 1503 Iimmy Howard rushes to help. Many of the players on the kicking team play on the offense and defense and are two-way starters. Dr. lack Ireland attends to 1213 Don Drake, who has just dislo- cated his hip in the Irving game. SPORTS Voted to All-District are Debbie Dodd, Diana Dorbritz, Kym lack- son and Tammy Humphrey. Front row: Tammy Humphrey, Corinna Gomez, Libby Toland, Debbie Dodd. Second row: Lorrie Keatts, Susan Walton, Diana Dor- britz, Kym Iackson, Barbra High, Dorinda Marshall. One that he girls' volleyball teams approached the door to vic- tory, but had it slammed in their face as they got to it. The varsity squad fell short in their race for the district crown. But they went down fighting, defeating Grand Prairie, 2-1, in a playoff game and earning the right to play Bell for the district crown. After losing the first game by a large margin, Coach Donna Grant had thoughts of a quick night. But that was only a thought as Nimitz came back and wiped Bell out. The third game was more enjoya- ble to the players and spectators, a game which saw each team scor- ing, but in the end, Bell pulled it out, 15-9. When All-District teams were named, Diana Dorbritz and Kym Iackson were named to the first team, while Debbie Dodd and Tammy Humphrey were named to the second team. Dorbritz was also named the most outstanding spiker in district. Barbra High cries in disappoint- ment after losing the district title to L. D. Bell. iz, Q ,, N - . K' as . got awa "The most outstanding spiker is a very coveted award and there was quite a heated battle among the coaches for it," commented Coach Grant. "I was shocked at getting it," exclaimed Dorbritz. While playing on the varsity, Den- ise Lambert gets high in the air and spikes the ball. U W' SPORTS Varsity cheerleaders comfort the team members after being beaten by Bell for the district crown. Nimitz Opponents 2 Irving 0 2 Duncanville 0 2 L.D. Bell 0 2 MacArthur 0 2 S. Grand Prairie 0 2 Trinity 1 0 Grand Prairie 2 2 Irving 0 2 Duncanville 0 0 L.D. Bell 2 1 MacArthur 2 2 S. Grand Prairie 1 2 Trinity 1 2 Grand Prairie 0 2 'Grand Prairie 1 1 "L.D. Bell 2 l 'District Playoff "District Championship l l Warming up before the Trinity game, Libby Toland returns a low, hard spike from a teammate. After the play is set up by Debbie Dodd, Kym Iackson returns the ball against Bell. SPORTS 27 o star 3 teamwork "This year's team had a great deal of support for each other, both on and off the court, where in years past, there have been one or two girls stand out," Grant said. She went on to add, "There were no real Superstars on this team. We had a lot of depth at every position, and eight or nine girls who could start any day of the Week." Turning to the junior varsity, Grant explained that they didn't do as well as she expected at first. "We had more talent on the IV level than any group I've coached. When things started, I felt we would do super. Yet, when they played, they started losing their shirts," Grant said. "Early on," she continued, "We had a lack of team continuity, as far as looking like a teamg we seemed to be strangers to each other." With total concentration on the ball, Sheryl Adams serves early in the game. Front row: Sheryl Adams, Billie Bledsoe. Second row: Angie Brantley, Renee Egbert, Denise Lambert, Carla Stegman, Trisha Clay. Back row: Ioy Groves, Trina Lyons, Carol Fritz, Miriam Ingle. To get up for a game, the team yells chants on the bus while going to the various schools. To begin the set up of a scoring play, S eryl Adams hits the ball to Denise Lambert. Nimitz Opponents 2 Irving 2 Duncanville 1 L.D. Bell 2 MacArthur 2 S. Grand Prairie 2 Trinity 2 Grand Prairie 2 Irving 2 Duncanville 2 L.D. Bell 2 MacArthur 2 S. Grand Prairie 2 Trinity 2 Grand Prairie IV sweeps district When district play rolled around, the girls started thinking, responding to the coaching, and working as a team. Only losing one district game, the Vikes posted a 15-1 record and a district championship. Leading this all-sophomore squad on the attack were Denise Lambert and Ioy Groves. "Both of these girls got off the ground and got the ball," observed Coach Grant. "With a weak A Trinity defender leaps at the net in an attempt to block the return by Ioy Groves. defense, you have to play well on the attack. Miriam lngle played consistently throughout the year and kept the defense going." Often playing before small crowds, Grant said. "I believe the lack of support of volleyball is due to lack of knowledge of the game. Most people know volleyball as a game where you push and shove the ball over the net." She went on to say. "The difference between recreation volleyball and power volleyball is like night and day. I've had parents come up to me and say, 'I didn't know there was so much to the game'." SPORTS Before the Trinity game, Tammy McGuire practices her serving, an important role every player fills. Front row: Tamara Davis, Sharon Morgan, Carol Youngblood, Lisa Patrac. Second row: Karen Pfaff, Tonja Lyons, Suzette Pritchette. Back row: Tammy McGuire, Renee Holt, Chana Trimble, Betsy Hall. Not pictured is Kelli Iackson. Frosh show power The freshman squad didn't take it as a Sunday afternoon game. With most of the girls getting their first taste of power volleyball, Coach Debbie Graves thought they did well. Taking the team to a second place finish in district, Graves said, "The whole experience was rewarding. I am just out of college and this is my first coaching expe- rience. I hadn't given much thought about coaching volleyball until this year. Ms. Grant really helped a lot. "The girls had a good working attitude and were good athletes. They were willing to learn and they learned fast," pointed out Graves. "When they move up to IV or varsity next year, they will be more mature," she added. With the disappointment of los- ing district at the varsity level, Grant said, "With the talent we have moving up next year, we should do better than we ever have, but no guarantees." But, when the door to victory is closed, there is always a window open to the next season. One of the freshmen's leading spikers is Suzette Pritchette. Here, she returns the ball against Trin- ity SPORTS Teammates look on as Betsy Hall sets the ball up to a teammate in an attempt to score. IV players Karen Pfaff and team- mates ready themselves for the serve of a L.D. Bell player. Tian? Nimitz Opponents 2 Irving 2 Duncanville 2 MacArthur 0 S. Grand Prairie 2 Trinity 2 Grand Prairie 2 Irving 2 Duncanville 2 MacArthur 2 S. Grand Prairie 2 Trinity 1 Grand Prairie After returning the ball, Tonya Lyons follows through with her whole body. SPORTS Front row: Marlin Dickson, Tracy Cowen, Keith Meeks, Mike Fritz, Kelly Sanford, Bubba Iurecka, Don Delorge and Tommy Hernan- dez. Back row: Dory Torrez, Mark Robinson, Iamie Williams, Q, F 3 if I ,fj . 1-.1 Baseballgs in swing hat would the spring be without trips to the lake, kite-flying, frisbees, grad- uation and baseball? As the diamond "thawed" from an unpredictable but mild Texas winter, Nimitz's pitchers, batters and basemen took out their equip- ment and began preparation for another season of play. As the first official practice began on Feb. 15, the varsity and IV organizations saw a slight change in their coaching staffs, resulting in Coach Ioe Bob Taylor taking the IV team and Fred How- ard leading the varsity team. Warm afternoons and week- ends were spent practicing drills, incorporating running and batting and whipping the hit balls to the basemen. Both Howard and Tay- lor felt that a good team devel- oped only from good, constructive practicing and sincere dedication - the fundamentals. The pre-sea- son scrimmages helped to prog- As the team takes the field, Coach Howard shouts encouragement and instructions to the team. In an after-school practice, David Desroseirs stabs at a line shot, hit up the middle. t Lester Lancaster, Darin P Coach Fred Howard, Billy Coe Mark Hall, Henry Corona Anthony Gamez, David De seirs, Howard Burgess and I Cuellar. SPORTS mf... - , ,says 1 ai wzffffpfhifjg 1, 4- W. . Q'34s741,, ,, Ke.. -. W H!""f+- 1 :,mfZ,'r M ,Jo Roberta Nelson s pleasant smile helps to ease the pam of a loss for many players M11 57, w MVP bat girl etching bats has been a part of senior Roberta Nelson s high school life Without getting credit for it she went to most every game and practice commented senior Della Anguiano Nelson was a NlIT11lZ bat girl throughout all of her years in high school in which she worked with the teams Nelson gave out more than equipment she gave support to the baseball club Th1s semor left Nlm1lZ with a speclal feeling for the baseball guys who have shared the wins and losses of the games For Nel son, it was a special season , . X L I f 1 A ff Q Ny., A ,,,,, W WA A L Q1 my r 1 as are ,s 'L so O H . . . . . . ,, . 7 Y Z because it was her last one. Q With the bat held high over his shoulders, Mark Hall prepares to "knock one out of the park." A near-perfect throw to second base nearly catches a Lewisville runner off the bag. SPORTS 277 As.Iamie Williams stands by patiently, Marlon Dickson re- leases a homeward bound pitch. Rounding third base, Anthony Gamez makes his way to the plate in the late innings of a scrimmage. .asia Fundamentals stressed ress skills with experienced play- ing. Iunior Lester Lancaster said that the baseball teams at Nimitz had good hitting, pitching rotation and a solid infield. According to Lan- caster, L. D. Bell appeared to be one of the more threatening oppo- nents for the season, but, along with the coaches and captain Keith Meeks, he remained opti- mistic toward a successful base- ball schedule. With many of last year's players returning, the varsity looked strong for their games. was available to the underclass- meng the graduating seniors were ineligible. Baseball provided a climax and an ending to Nimitz's sporting year as it turned into another dec- ade. I During a hard workout, Howard Burgess is caught in mid-swing at the plate. The district play ended as the school year did, but the "Ameri- can Legion" continued throughout the summer. This summer activity gf- SPORTS Taking a big lead off second, a Nimitz runner is in perfect posi- tion to score on a hit. Their determination reflected in their faces, the infielders discuss strategy during a scrimmage. Varsity third baseman Bubba Iurecka holds the ball while coach Howard talks to his throwing partner. Preparingl for the upcoming sea- son, Ant ony Gamez works out with pitcher Billy Cooper. SPORTS r y Q. my . , In for a quick soft drink, Seni Carla Farrish stops in at Sonic, many do on Friday nights. Located on Northwest Highway, Hx across from Bachman Lake, Shot- 344 3 gun Sam's attracts many students. I i ' Cheese . nm unc I , , ,,,.. . .,,,W,..--W... ,yr ,.f - VN,, ,,,, ,,,. . , , ei. . e,.f..-..aW. l .,...,..a For a change of pace, the movies are always open after the game to entertain us. f W f R M . khq., A T554 H . n , 5 l ff 'T if 'Ji ,, f 5552, ,, mil... ,Q 1 The Reunion Tower provides touch of class for students w want a little bit more than t usual in Irving. SPORTS NOON BUFFPT 'VZ MUN PR, TUESDAY NML Bursar 6'-8.30 Pizza was a definite favorite, and Pizza Inn is usually packed full after Friday night games. As one who works Friday nights, Delia Anguiano sees many friends while working at the Cinema. Game ends final horn sounds, the team cts together for the tradi- "Viking Number Une" sign. fuwN ,..,g N-,Q t all began on a Monday with the first of those long, weekly practices. It all came down to the field or the court. " . . .three, two, one!" And then the week of workouts ended in a final score. The game signified the week's climax, and yet, there was more to those Friday and Saturday nights. The players were not put into stor- age until Monday's practice - they were hitting the streets, cruis- ing the Sonics, stalking the town. Some, when the off-season came. even worked in the "on-sea- son hangoutsf' After all . . . there was a car and a lifestyle to pay for, and there wasn't ever time during the season to earn the money they needed. But they could always count on their teammates to cruise by and drop in. Cruisin' or working, after the game was as much a part of our lives as the game itself. Q SPORTS A L 4 A .L I 5 l Topg Albert Ybarra, Waylon Har- grove, Larry Dorsey, Micky Moon, Greg Stephens, Barry Carter, Brett Cambell, Kevin Trigg, Chuck Car- nahan, Billy Clark, Perry Logan, Robert Honey, Iohn Tony, Donnie Kemp, Iuan Vasquez, Coach Ioe Cold cleafs rack season began in chilly February, with the sounds of metal spikes catching cold on the oval cinder track around the practice field. Coach Ioe Bell, from Abilene Christian University, coached the team through a successful season. Practice started sixth period each day and could last up until 5 p.m., with rigorous workouts consisting of plenty of running and stretch- ing. Coach Morris Sloan helped as an assistant track coach, giving the "long distance people" their workouts. Bell. Middle, Iimmy Howard, Gregg Chappell, Daniel Tamayo, Iohn Carson, Iames Fincher, Danny Koerth, Iimmy Blythe, David Mussett, Bobby Chalk, Cary Valentine, Ray Askins. Bot- Trying to build his endurance, Charles Koerth works out on the track during February. tom, Brian Cook, Bruce Montg ery, William Frances, lN McNeil, Iohn Page, Iimmy R Iames Schaare, Chris W3 Charles Koerth, Dewey Vau Alex Aviles, Troy Travis. Running lap after lap is Iames Schaare has to do to tain his winning edge. SPORTS E immz H IvE?!lCi X x r . t -"" X x x .. Q , ' , I A -, ' 1, - 1 -:zz we , ' url' t ,i l ?.. -V 'V ,, . ' '..i:,'-5 A-ggi' A ff: ' ' , M' ., wwf- -:3:.-.5 ...V '--.,. -4, it 4 N .. ' 35 , 71,5-. "ffy::'i"':-::'15t:.. V' . vis " ' 'T ? ff: f-' -'f . -12:44 J: '11.'-7:,:" . .,.. V, ,,,.. ,gli iv' ' ' j . i . Mi, s . f'f'fht'-'ff-As..,'r 1 f l ., 'va V i H, my, ,'- hW5,fv.,:7-5,!,q,,. 4 ,. 4, Ni' L! pfcwirwzyw M + ' 1?:aV W, I Hmy l Vf - QQ 'saga -eos., 'ff f M Q" , I mf- .2 N 1 925 - ,--1 V '-' s "2 1-,.. Y .-4 I 'fi '. , " 4 f fa 'Mt'-x?"'f-2"f3f6Gi3-I..' ilk' f w-ww ff' , 4' Q 5' AM- ,M wi- I, EV' ,- I . - ,W Y- eu, ,.,.f-4s..eff,,? " f ,:,., ' 1-y. 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Nimitz's star shot putter, Waylon Hargrove, practices his technique during sixth period. ry Valentine catches his breath As if suspended on a string, Iuan er his warm-up has been suc- Vasquez just nips the hurdle dur- sfully completed. ing a practice run. SPORTS Shaping up Getting into sweatsuits or warm-ups, stretching until all your bones either popped or creaked, then pounding your feet against the hard cement were some of the things the track girls had to do to get or remain in shape. Coached by Sherri Sessions, the track girls had a very good season this year. They all became very close friends with the woman that ran along beside them, as they trotted out the street down Senter, or as far as they were told to run. "The main point is that they really like each other, and we have a good time." "The freshmen we have this year show good promise for next year," com- mented Coach Sessions. The baton pass, one of the ni critical parts of the race, must practiced to perfection. i Track managers Gayla Raper and Shirley McFarlin keep track of the girls' times. Trish Clay, a member of the re team, strides down the track hand off the baton. SPORTS oleta Stinson, Dinah Holland, 'ori Mizell, Ianette Longhofer, nd Elizabeth Clough warm up Jgether. F' nt row: Ioleta Stinson, Amy lerson, Yvette Orea, Dinah land, Luann Manning, Terri ls, Gina Peddy, Tori Mizell Shelia Purkey. Second row: la Ussery, Iami Campbell, Ian- .- ette Longhofer, Elizabeth Clough, Shelia Iones, Chelley Capehart, Susan Clough and Trisha Clay. Third row: Karen Iohnson, Cayla Raper, Dee Dee Aicardi, Nadine Caldwell, Stella Perez, Ioy Groves Luann Manning reflects on her performance during practice each day during fourth period. and Shirley McFarlin. Back row: Coach Sherri Sessions, Marilyn Woods, Stephanie Acosta, Billee Bledsoe and Coach Denise LaCroix. SPORTS Best ever The girls' cross country track team experienced their best sea- son this year as Coach Sherri Ses- sions led them through their dis- trict competition. "This was the best team we've ever had at Nim- itz," boasted Coach Sessions. Three girls placed in the top 10, as the team "established them- selves as one of the best cross country teams in the district." The team consisted of 15 girls, the largest in the district, and also hailed the district champion, Sheila Purkey. They all had a great time, while striving to be the best they could. While sometimes it was hard, the girls were always practicing and perfecting their techniques. Front: Tori Mizell. First row: Dinah Holland, Teresa Reyna, Amy Anderson, Temi Verver, Gina Peddy, Shelia Purkey, Yvette Sheila Purkey, Terri Ryals, Manning and Gina Peddy stre out in preparation for their evel Orea and Coach Sherry Sessions. Luann Manning, Elizab Second row: Mgr. Gayla Raper, Clough, Ioleta Stinson,Terri RQ Susan Clough, Ianette Longhofer, and Mgr. Shirley McFarlin. SPORTS tough days of hard practicing off for Ioleta Stinson as she roaches the finish line. To prevent pulling a muscle or straining a ligament, Luann Man- ning stretches her muscles. , rg T'4 'MM va wg- A 32" an a-'W' V' N 'v' i Q ,yang ,444 . M, f- ' ' SY f., V ' 5 ' , if wg 'Z Iv' Ef2:mfL?,4gQ? pg gf is 'ffLffi?lv 4mf'fu' V i Ryals and Tori Mizel horse Yvette Orea speeds up her normal Tori Mizell keeps up a good pace nd a little as they rest up for stride as she draws near the finish during a district meet at Fritz Park l next race. line at Fritz Park. in the fall. SPORTS lL 1121f gi lf l Q the green he sound of the golf club slicing through the still air while grass was scattered over the green. This was all a daily experience for the nine young men and one girl who competed as the Nimitz golf team. Every week, the golfers would spend about 18 hours at the Grand Prairie Municipal Golf Course practicing their strokes and form. From sixth period until dark, through heat Waves and cold rain, these 10 people would practice the sport they love. Golf is a year-round sport, so the teams were constantly com- peting. There were three fall tour- naments and five spring tourna- ments. During the spring, though, most of their time was spent play- ing district matches. Although the teams did not fare well in district standings, they were young and will improve in the years to come, Coach Bryan Winnett observed. Q Iimmy Neff and Keith Sherrill talk as they walk across the course to tee off at the next hole. Iohn Conner and Mark Tilley frightl look satisfied with the day's practice as they leave. -M - - , ' W" ' . . . f ww. xb- 'X . sy . as ,.,,kQ-.- ' ff A --v f . , .aww - itll Q SPORTS ymond Bastillos and Coach an Winnett discuss the day's ctice at the Grand Prairie golf rse. fmond Bastillos concentrates znsely on the ball during his ng as he tees off. MN W Members of the golf team are Keith Sherrill, Steve Kesterson, Front row: Larry Howell, Iohn Vaughn Parks, Mike Taldo. Their Conners, Ramond Bustillos, Mark "home course" is the Grand Prai- Tilley, Greg Garcia. Second row: rie Municipal GolfCourse. 4- .. 1 ...mn As he watches his ball sail through the air, Vaughn Parks moves to pick up his clubs. Ramond Bustillos takes a second out of practice to grin at a com- panion. SPORTS Year roundg '2- ' he slap of the ball against the tight strings of the rac- quet, along with the blue and white warmup suits were symbolic of the varsity tennis team. The newly refinished courts allowed the team to work out at will this season and the team proved strong through the year. The teams swung in district com- petition, with L.D. Bell, Mac and Duncanville being their toughest competitors. Rhonda Wooten and Bill Zeller lead the team as co-cap- tains. The team consisted of nine other "very strong" seniors. "We're better than we were last year," claimed senior Ieff Iohns. "Our record gives us a sense of confidence." The team worked out from 2:15 until 4 p.m. each day, with work- out sessions lasting from Septem- ""' W ,,,, A After basketball workouts, Lynn Flaherty works long hard hours to stay prepared for tennis matches. In a dual meet, senior Tony Marti- nez checks his opponent before serving. ber until Iune. The junior varsity team, which consists of sopho- mores and juniors, worked extremely hard with hopes of making the varsity squad. IV ten- nis players practiced every day during third period and chal- lenged each other for a top spot on the ladder. "The students don't compete against other schools like varsity squad does, but they com- pete against each other for ladder position," revealed Coach Kay Butler. Q Team member Iim Halepaska was voted, along with Rhonda Woo- ton, as "outstanding player" this year. 290 SPORTS .,. rsity team member Susan ggs shows a good follow-throw one of her practice serves. . .ati lxyi 3 .fri Top row: Randy Heady, Tony Martinez, Susan Ramson, Neil Halepaska, Susan Staggs, Paul Henry, Rhonda Wooten, Gail Lie- bensburger, Mgr. Rene Coleman. gr 1 5 f N , ' 1 - . J? 5 "1 if ,iffy 7. . M T 1 I f I fi Bottom row: Lisa Ienkins, Sharon Mason, Bill Zeller, Iim Halepaska, Coach Butler, Tim Minton, Steve Wooten, Lindy Grim. , ft L ' " ff? 4? ' , ggil aiflffi 3 55:2 in fi? , .1 0 I .-. A ' f N ,ff 1 A fic ww az ! ..-tg, 2 i ' 2, 3 figs! .f W., 5 W . E N V a ...Q...,-. s 'sq V ' V A B 'ii Q 2 M V V i w . ,, ,. ,,. , ,.,,- , - : A V H I I , 9 i. , . A li W fffwwilx . 1 , i K 7 Varsity tennis members loosen -. "' up and stretch their muscles -ls... . session. before a sixth period workout Tim Minton precimares to play the net during a oubles match against MacArthur High School. SPORTS 291 ew basic strokes Some of the more ex erienced players competed with tfie varsit when needed. Ieff Manderscheicfi Ioe Watson, Anthony Acosta, Gina Shrum, Kathy Waters and Denise Bradford were some of the stronger IV players. The beginning tennis class consisted of 34 girls and seven boys, and was instructed by Coach Kay Butler on the basics of tennis. "I try to teach the new student the basic strokes of tennis," Coach Butler revealed. "You have to teach them from the beginning since 9906 have never Iunior Varsitg member Kim War- ren makes a ackhand shot while practicing during third period. During her I.V. tennis class, Lisa Poque awaits to serve her oppo- nent. SPORTS even played tennis before." Sheila Mason, Iane Halepaska and Sandy Quintanilla were a few of the many students who practiced fourth period for their upcoming tennis careers. Tennis became very popular for all levels of play. Many students started getting involved in the "elbow" working sport. Coach Butler believes tennis is growing here at Nimitz. "As far as Im concerned tennis is an important sport in this school Coach Butler said. "I now have 112 students enrolled in tennis."' ti A 5 v Top row: I. Watson, I. Brown, I. Alcorn, A. Acosta, G. Moore, T. Marshall, S. Schoendienst. Second row: K. Blackley, P. McFarland, T. Wilson, M. Norman, K. Ballard, N. Kim, R. Delatorre. Third row: B. Hengy, D. Cuellar, S. O'Brien, C. Shrum, C. Griffith, E. Willaford, tif, C. Holt, K. Karnes. Fourth row: Lindsey, K. McDowell, M. Snow Wosnig, I. Carver, P. Schenkler Manderscheid, A. Dorris, T. M1 phey. Bottom row: Coach Butl K. Waters, D. Sloan, L. Poque, Avila, R. Pace, I. Harper, K. W4 ren. a Shrum confers with Coach ler about problems in her ten- game. shmen Houston Watson es" his opponent during a sin- a match at practice. 5 . .nwMwW'MW ch Butler shows off her form, le instructing her beginning 1is class. Charlene Cornell anxiously awaits a serve in a doubles match during fourth period. Beginning tennis students learned the basic strokes of tennis. Mike Webster works to improve his serve. Ni!! .-w""'-gi Top row: D. Long, L. Weaver, C. Ingle, I. Allen, G. Lewis, V. Deel, V. Holmes, R. Castro. Second row: D. Newton, W. Iacks, H. Watson, D. Kyles, L. Tracht, C. Cornell, L. McKee, A. Adams. Third row: S. Rinehart, D. Dempsey, M. Web- ster, D. McDonald, K. Couch, I. Halepaska, R. Pearsom, S. Hini- josa. Fourth row: I. Cantwell, S. Brown, L. Dickerson, S. Quintan- illa, L. Hancock, A. Moreno, T. Lucero, I. Dirla, S. McCuley. Fifth row: Coach Butler, M. Saint, S. Capehart, L. I-lengy, T. Daniels, M. Haley, I. Lanchney. SPORTS Competing for the Vikes Sendy I-Iuckaby, Ray Hendri Greg Beardmore and Scott Hui - .w,,,, . , ' 'K wi: ,, V, I 4 ,V., I K f W The swim team brave the ele- Careful concentration must ments to Cut their times down for maintained in order for Ray P district play. dricks to initiate his turn. SPORTS Wimflf' H quick breath of air is all that A new member on the :re is time for as Sendy Huc- Ieanna Bassett completes by reaches the wall. during a workout at the "Y. Siamese swimmers? Not hardly. Ray Hen- dricks and Greg Beardmore horse around before practice. Aqua-locks uring sixth period each day, the swim team drove to the Irving YMCA for their workout of up to 5000 yards. If the weather was totally unmanageable - heavy thunderstorms or extreme cold - practice in the open-air pool was cancelled and a tough workout in the gym was set up. Gym workouts con- sisted ofthe usual stretching, followed by 150 sit-ups, and long distance running - up to two miles. Most of the time, Coach Mike Iackson had the team in the pool working hard to shave off these critical few tenths of a second, which could give them a win. "With only six members on the team, it's really hard to have a fully competitive team" commented team captain Ray Hen- dricks. Hendricks, in his second year on the team, is the only veteran swimmer this year. Coach Iackson, his second year to coach the swim team, served as coach for all three Irving high schools working with more than 80 students. When not coaching the team, Coach Iackson served as a his- tory teacher at Irving High School. t e a m , a turn 11 SPORTS Qpular out-of-schoo I Frisbee is enjoyed in many ways. Tricks are one of the many things people do with frisbees. Senior Kevin Wolever and David Carter soar through the air to catch, between their legs, a throw from Brian Lambert. SPORTS 'PGH 80918 QTRO G I1 Ronnie Kemp practices a hand- stand on the board while trying to keep cool on a hot summer day. he whiz of frisbee. the roar of engines. the smash of a rubber ball, and the cheers of the crowd as a bronc rider tries to stay on for a breath- taking eight seconds wasn't heard during the normal school day. Although most of us went to school and took part in the usual activities, there were times when we wanted O-U-T. For many, non-organized sports offered that escape. Frisbee was a popular activity. Students found their way to local parks and lakes to toss the frisbee on weekends. "We had some great times. going to the park or lake and throwing the frisbee." commented Kevin Wolever. "It was a good thing to do when nothing else was happen- ing." Frisbee was enjoyed in many ways. If you were good enough. you could tip or spin the flying disc on your finger. Some of us could really get into the trickery involved in the frisbee. "I mostly like to catch the frisbee behind my back or between my legs," Kelly Shrum revealed. "I guess I get into it more if I get fancy," he added. While some students were spinning the frisbee. others were spinning their tires. A good-lookin', fast-runnin' car seemed to be the main concern for the hot rodders at school. While gapping the plugs and adjusting the timing to perfection took countless hours. most rodders were still able to take their cars out for a classy spin on Friday and Saturday nights. If you had the gas and the 52.50 entry fee, Green Valley Raceway provided the per- fect place to cure the "goin' fast itch." On Wednesdays, High School Night, the rod- ders could race until midnight, and possi- bly win a trophy or a little spare cash. Racing cars wasn't the only way to earn a few "bucks" .. , just ask the ropers who tangled with the broncs on the weekend rodeo circuit. The Viking Cowboys rustled up their western gear and moseyed on down to the rodeo most every weekend. with the Alta Vista Arena tabbed as the most popular arena for students. "The rodeo is a great place to see some really good high school riders." observed Dwight Dourough. "Most people don't realize how good some of the riders really are, "I enjoy riding bareback the most." offered Randy Otts, senior member of the Rodeo Club. "You really have to experi- ence the excitement that a person goes through when he rides bareback." But before the excitement begins, a great deal of preparation goes into barebacking. After putting on the spurs and adjusting the boot straps, the rig is rosined, Then on go the chaps and the rig is tightly fastened to the awaiting horse. After stretching and loosening his muscles. the rider straddles Trying to improve her tan. junior Susan Ransome "lays out" at the new Southwest Park swimming pool. M ,. V ...M M My ,JT 'NFB Due to the gas crisis, Marney Snow experiences the pastime fun and necessity of bicycling, and iliscusses it with Phillip Schenk- er. Kelly Shrum demonstrates his skills at catching the flying disc as he stretches out for the frisbee. 7 ' is 4111 N' 1, 1, 'Jw -sag-ffkgifi-3 . st. nw , A W X in ,, "' V , 7, , VV ,VU ,N . My H 1 4 ' , , M .L . ' 'ff - I 1 M' A- my. ,gfwfi fu. H W , 'W' ' I 5 fr 'M' ,. I .qw , - 4 iv S f - YV. I 2 , tm , xg , H ,, 'W ,,, . f' R A 7 ' V- J H'vn,N , , 5 I I 4.4 , , H M, Qui. i, , , W, ,,,j,t , s, g W t .gh I ft J ,UAW , 'gym -- V, 4 ,wk 2 " tu '4 ,4,'V Y we 1 ' tf L 4 ' f' lf?" 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"Raquetball is a really good exercise, but it can wear you out quick," Taryn Whitley sighed. "I got started playing when I worked for the Irving Parks and Recrea- tion Dept.. and now I guess it's more or less a hobby to me," she added. Although school sports and activities offered involvement and enjoyment, each of us always needed to get out and do our own thing. And be it rodeoing, racquetball, or just tossin an old football around - it was good. Keith Ballard and his '69 Mach I pulls out in front of his opponent at Lion Country. Libby Toland prepares to serve on an important point during a rac- quetball meeting at Senter Park. SPORTS The fl ing Vikings alance beam, highbar, rings, and floor were some of the many events in which gymnasts competed for both awards and personal enjoy- ment. f'Cymnastics is a very tough sport that requires timing, bal- ance, and great concentration," commented Sammy Lopez. The team worked eagerly dur- ing first period in preparation for the many meets in which they competed. Cymnasts competed in the Nimitz Men's Invitational, All- City Girls' Meet, Richardson Invi- tational Meet, and the District and Regional Meets. Dual meets kept them in competitive form throughout the season. Charlotte Clements, Ienifer Carpman, Iulie Oliver, and Andrea Becker were among the freshman girls who added strength to the team, Coach Fred Kemper pointed out. "We have some really good freshman girls this year and I think they'll help out a lot as the season progresses," he predicted. Kemper went on to say that the men's squad lost several talented members in 1979, but johnny 'W Front row: Phillip Orand, Daniel Lindberg, Billy Bentner, Chuck Davis, Back row: Ed Peoikonis, Glen McGregor, Scott Curtis, Q W, 3? ,mv 5 E -pw tim , I House, Sammy Lopez, Cary Dick- erson, Cary McCartney, Scott Curtis and others joined together to make up a dynamic men's squad. "Self-motivation and good atti- tudes carried the squad through the season," reflected Kemper. "The kids this year are definitely more enjoyable to coach because of their self-motivation and pos- tive attitude toward their events," he asserted. Another inspirational moment for the team was viewing the December "World Games" held at Tarrant County Convention Cen- ter, featuring world champion gymnasts. Total concentration and lots of hard practice is what it takes for Sammy Lopez to compete. gall! X johnny House, Sammy Lopez, Cary McCartney, Cary Dickerson, Alfred Moreno and Fred Kemper. 1 l t Sandy Boswell limbers up dui gymnastics team practice, f period each day. SPORTS nt row: Karen Plymale. Second ver, Beth Reamy, Iennifer Carp- Clements, Fred Kemper, Phyllis : Laine Uzzle, Andrea Becker, ol Plymale, Donna Durham, 1 Booker. Third row: Iulie Oli- HK f man, Carol Staneit. Fourth Row: Dickerson, Stacy Coffee, Sandy Robin Young, Tamera Pope, Boswell, Paula Brandon. Becky Foote, Back row: Charlotte A Q, as as 32 Ea .bk D Iulie Oliver works on her timing while practicing her routine on the beam. Scott Curtis displays his talent on the parallel bars while preparing for a meet. SPORTS Enrollment Build Up ed by Coach Curtis Burch, the wrestlers tried to break out of district competition, only to be disappointed as MacA- rthur took the title by a small mar- gin. But in both regional and state competition, we placed ahead of MacArthur. Outstanding wrestlers this year were seniors Brian Nelson and Blair Ward -- who, as Ward put it, worked hard for their awards. Both were state champions. Coach Burch has long recog- nized the difficulties of coaching Nimitz wrestling. A great deal of success depends on the number of -wang-gg team members and the physical size of each member. Nimitz wrestling is beginning to build up its enrollment, and through special training programs, squad members gain or reduce overall weight in order to fall into specific categories. Wrestling is more than big guys pushing each other down: it is a highly refined sport involving tim- ing, strength, and agility. Many football players participate in wrestling during off-season in order to develop these skills. Nimitz's wrestlers were not of the late Saturday night breed, as they worked improvement of techni- que and style. Ken Reamy gets set to begin a match against an opponent from another school. is Front row: Brian Nelson, Terry Sturch, Dale Sparks, Shawn Beg- ley, Iimmy Ryals and Robbie Ward. Second row: lim Horn, Arturo Guzman, Iohnny Rush, Gary Darden and David Snowden. Back row: Doug Solomon, Blair Ward, Monty Pieser, Britt Mor- genson, and Scott Montgomery. is w-,,.....,,.,....,.,...--u . ... .... nqC""'m"""wd-dw Q6 ,,.,,......... ..,- ff- I V! Q gf L. -,za , . Q I ., x ' L- Defending state champion l Ward casually sits back watches his teammates in acti SPORTS V 8 . Peiser, goes for a leg hold. Attempting to throw his opponent on the mat, junior wrestler Monte Nimitz Opponents 36 Lewisville 30 48 Trinity 20 48 Berkner 15 69 Western Hills 0 23 Pearce 38 42 Madison 23 40 Bishop Lynch 27 60 North Dallas 6 56 Trinity 10 36 MacArthur 30 40 Newman-Smith 28 53 L. D. Bell 8 54 R. L. Turner 15 22 Lake Highland 37 27 Richardson 31 57 Irving 10 1,1 'hile Coach Curtis Burch yells r his team, Charles Tate stands ld observes. Front row: Mike Murray, Iimmy Tommy Andersson, Mike Snow Mathis, Charles Guynes, and Troy den, Wesley Harris, Steve Bailey Hammond. Back row: Ken Reamy, and Greg Mandersheid SPORTS SPORTS Front row: Blake Ian, Mehron Azarmchr, Tony Roberts, Ierry Seabolt, Guy Scruggs. Back row: Billy Tyler, Brian Warren, Shawn Cook, Coach Ierry Inge, Charles Iohn Phipps, Co-Captain Scott Dean. Not pictured are Br Coleman, Captain Duane C1 man, Tommy Elmore, Ie Flores, Mike Garner, Ch' McAdams, Dewayne Shults, Ii Soto, Raymond Zuniga. After intercepting a pass from a Iesuit player, Brian Coleman looked up field for an open team- mate. In a scramble for the ball, Tommy Elmore steals the ball from a Iesuit forward. 'fi Sv 6 E 5 it row: Leo Lozano, Todd Van t. Second row: Clen Brock, lard Webb, Coach Herman ,s, Mike Carlton, Richard Bur- Co-Captain Tim Fooks. Third : Tony Byrne, Captain Leo 'illo, Rodney Hoffpauir, Being marked tightly by two play- ers, a Iesuit player gets open and receives a pass. Center fullback Todd "Wally" Van Wart boots the ball up field to the awaiting center forward. nas, More than kicking occer - There's more to the game than just kicking a black-and-white ball. There's the endless hours of practice put in on and off the field. Two nights a week, the team pressed in as much as possible in two hours, drill after drill, week after week. Battling with a Iesuit player, Mike Carlton attempted to steal the ball and kick it up field. Iimmy Watkins, Donny Nelson, Bill Toney, Iesse Gomez, Kevin Barnhill. Back is Craig I-lutto. Not pictured are Mark Carr, Allen Chambers, Chris Craik, Alfred Moreno, Bo Robinson, Mark Wil- son. duudunnnwcuwlnlunnuuu-an-anus idle 'ii sun :marinus Y With last year's IV coming so close to winning district, most of them moved up to varsity for the new season. Running the same basic strategy as the Dallas Tornado, Coach Ierry Inge felt that the varsity should do well. I-Ie stated that, "if everyone does their job, we'll have a good shot at district, but, if they don't, the season could be at stake." IV coach Herman Wells said that, "you have 11 players on the field and all 11 must do their job. One player can't play two posi- tions." Not meaning to say that every position isn't important, but coach Inge says that the two key posi- tions are center forward and sweeperback. 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Preliminary balloting of the fac- ulty resulted in 29 nominations for the coveted honor - 15 girls and 14 boys. From this "cream of the crop" came eight finalists, and the teachers balloted once again. Conrad Vickroy was selected as Mr. NHS, while I- Ramsey was named Miss NHS. "I think the choices are truly outstanding," stated Mrs. Ripley. Dressed as the maid in Neil Simon's "Cod's Favorite," Ramsey delighted the audience with her portrayal. Here, she poses for a publicity photo. "Energetic," "well-organized," "a real leader" are some of the adjec- tives used by teachers and admin- istrators to describe Ramsey. "Not only are Conrad and I- excel- lent Mr. and Miss recipients, but the finalists, as well as all the nominees, for that matter, are out- standing. All of them will repre- sent Nimitz well in future years," she added. Finalists in the competition were Valhalla co-editor Stacie Dane, Vika major Meladie Mitc- hell. cheerleader Brenda Reeves. As Senior Class president, I- Ram- sey takes her job seriously. Among her many chores is helping deco- rate the gym for pep rallies. -s ,If ' I HONORS Queeg 5 A three-year member of the National Honor Society, Conrad Vickroy also is a member of the Drum Corps and serves as band president. Honors for Vickroy are many. He is in the academic top ten, the All- Region Band, is the DAR "Good Citizen" and a commended stu- dent. -sb' .R one ofthe leading roles in and describes his job to "Cod's Play, Vickroy fleftj por- Favorite," as portrayed by Mike 1 'messenger from Cod," Kirby. The play was well received. HONORS A quick and ready smile is one of the trademarks of a Miss NHS finalist, Meladie Mitchell. One of the finalists for Mr. NHS is Don Hurley, captain of the golf team and a Skjhonnhet contestant. Sta rs tennis ace Iim Halepaska, All-Dis- trict defensive tackle Waylon Har- grove and golf team captain Don Hurley. "I think I- is the type of person who can achieve anything she wants," said speech teacher Toni Milford. "She's very organized and manages her time well, and she enjoys her life very much." "Conrad is just an excellent stu- dent," revealed band director Earl Haberkamp. "He's the kind of stu- dent you want to have around. You never have to worry about the kind of job he'll do." When Vickroy and Ramsey appeared in the Senior Play, "God's Favorite," few suspected at the time they would go on to land the "starring" roles of Mr. and Miss NHS during our turn-around year. ' In addition to being an outstand- ing city tennis player, Iim Hale- paska is also a Mr. NHS finalist. HONORS umber 79 was a familiar sight on Mr. NHS finalist. Hargrove also is 'inlay nights, and his "number" a National Honor Society mem- ime up again when faculty mem- ber. :rs voted Waylon Hargrove as a QR T ctive in her church and in school A good sense of humor helped Ztivities. yearbook co-editor Sta- propel Brenda Reeves into the e Dane is a Miss NHS finalist. spotlight as a Miss NHS finalist. HONORS he class favorites, the boy and girl who best represent their class. On February 15, the class favorites were an- nounced at the Iournalism Dept. sponsored Valentine's Dance. All the ballots were counted, and the finalists were notified to be at the dance. As the time neared for announcing, there was a feeling of excitement in the air. After the Class Fa vorite: "Incredible Hunk," Russell Har- grove, was selected, it came time for class favorites. The freshmen started it off, as Shawn Begley was announced class favorite. Begley, who was also on the var- sity wrestling team and served as class president, was picked for his dedication to the school. Fresh- man Amy Anderson, who was also chosen Homecoming Prin- cess, was named girl class favo ite. Sophomores Valory Aldridg IV cheerleader, and Greg Lope class president, were announcn sophomore class favorites, whi Ann Dean and Donnie Ken received junior favorite honoi and Brenda Reeves and Rocl Stanley were the senior cla favorites. I HONORS honor of being a Class favorite was bestowed upon nie Kemp for the first time and Ann Dean for the third ght year. Being a class favorite was new to Valory . s an 'f We-' X Aldridge and Greg Lopez as they were voted sophomore Class favorites. was 1, Ami Anderson and Shawn Begley were voted by t eir fellow classmates fres man class favorites. Brenda Reeves was voted senior Class favorite along with Rocky Stanley. who reached the peak of popularity his senior year. l l1. HONORS Freezing, but warm he band struck up the tradi- tional "Love's Theme" as Tommy Tucker switched on the microphone in the press box to present the long-awaited announcement of the Homecom- ing court. It was the traditional Home- coming game and it was cold, with the temperature in the 30's and a gusty north wind and a few splashes of sleet to add to the effect, and the South Grand Prai- rie Warriors were leading, 13-7. Bouquets of flowers were given to Brenda Reeves when she was named the Homecoming Queen. After the big game, the Valhalla Court gathered in the midst of the decorations. HONORS With flowers in hand and crown on head, Brenda Reevesland escort Walter Betts leave the field. Meladie Mitchell goes out onto the field, full of anticipation. Hearts warmed But now, it was halftime, and almost time to announce the Homecoming Queen. As Tucker called out members of the court, the princesses and their escorts walked to the hash marks on the field. Principal Roy Curry walked out, flanked by the crown and flower bearers. "And the 1979-1980 Homecom- ing Queen for Nimitz High School is Tucker said, then paused momentarily, "Miss Brenda Reeves!" Brenda and her escort, Walter Betts, walked quickly over to Mr. Curry. He placed the crown on her head, then handed her the bou- quet The court's rush to leave the field accompanied the fans' rush With a frozen smile, Cindy Curry and escort Steve Patrick make their way out onto the field. HONORS Spirits ascend to leave a frigid stadium and con- tinue their spirited revelry in warmer surroundings. The foot- ball team went to grab a dramatic, come-from-behind victoryg how- ever, fewer than 200 student remained to witness the feat. But no matter Brenda was queen and the Homecoming royal line- age had been extended for another year. Sophomores Valery Aldridge and escort Greg Lopez quickly walk out onto the field. ' Ann Dean made her third appear- ance on the homecoming field with Tommy Renshaw as escort. Not showing their nervousness, Freshman Amy Anderson, and escort Shawn Begley wait. HONORS 4. .1 .' 1 fu 'P. .. '- ' ff ef 7 was V ,wt 1 ff-fW'f'?f Aff lf Ballots castg majorit Wins he ballots were taken up, and counted, the majority wins. A sweetheart or beau was just selected for one of the many groups such as football, band, and others who choose someone to represent them. Being selected as a sweetheart or beau meant that they, out of all the people, were chosen as a favorite. There were various ways groups picked their favorite. Some simply picked a sweetheart, others picked both a sweetheart and a beau, while some only picked a beau. With anticipation, Kim Weddle, Donald Drake and Eric Rowe await the presentation of Kim as football sweetheart. -if 4 The basketball players chose Mic- helle McGlone as sweetheart because of her extreme dedica- tion. Being princigal of over 2000 stu- dents, Roy urry gives support. That's why Vikas named him beau. ,V HONORS Boutonnieres, roses 81 kisses Invariably, there's always at least one group who runs into problems. ROTC experienced dif- ficulty in picking a sweetheart. Instead of one girl being selected in the balloting, there was a tie between three girls. Taking vote after vote, ROTC finally came up with a winner. The selected winners usually received some kind of a rose or corsage. But the volleyball team gave their beau a key chain and a boutonniere. Kisses were also gratefully received as the group showed appreciation for their winner. Seniors were the ones who usually participated in this "I-loner." Congratulating each other as the Chorale sweetheart and beau are Sherry Burkett and David Smith. Escorted by Walter Betts is the ROTC queen, Petty Officer LaVada Evans, as she is presented at the ROTC Ball. Concert Choir members Tamera Pope and Tommy Gallatin were chosen as sweetheart and beau. HONORS l i X- 'V- Practicing for the upcoming UIL contest, Noah Cano, Concert Band Beau, puts in his part. Taking a rest from practice, Con- rad Vikroy, Symphonic Band Beau, takes this honor with stride. pf? if a I Clarinet player and drum major Laura Iones is named Symphonic Band Sweetheart by band mem- bers. K 1 Q ,' Watching her music sheet very carefully is Concert Band Sweet- X heart Sheila Springer. Bass clarinet player Esther Rodre- quez also was chosen as a Concert Band Sweetheart. it HONORS Glaring lights greet gathering of beauties he glare of lights, the flash- ing of Cameras and the sud- den awareness of how many people can fit into the audi- torium were some of the sights that greeted the 64 contestants of Skjhonnhet. They were selected on the basis of beauty or handsomeness, poise and other traits. Some of the stu- dents had been in Skjhonnhet before, but for others, it was a new experience. From the audienoe's view, the 64 boys and girls were all poised, Cool, calm and oolleotedg yet the contestants were trembling inside. Two finalist couples of the freshman class wait to see who the third winners will be. The three couples representing the sophomore Class receive their flowers after winning. HONORS 'ing the Skjhonnhet pageant, ior Meladie Mitchell walks to w her poise for the judges. iling proudly, the junior bonnhet finalists step to the it ofthe stage. ' fi 3 ii, jf .',' Vt ,,pl - ff gs, ' ,A U U , 2 , ll l fight-fs Y o "' t K! . Y p p Q' t' is 'l':. t ttii 7 , jg ,-'V' Lvf' W Freshman winner joleta Stinson is escorted by Sam Crabb, just before she is selected as one of the winners. As the junior beauties and hand- somes are announced, the winners step forward amidst the applause. HONORS Before being chosen as one c beauties, sophomore Mo Oseid smiles at the judges. After a long, anxious wait, A senior winners turned their 1 ous smiles to happy smiles. .A .. ' 1 Being first ones up wasn't easy, but juniors Tracy Cowen and Ann Dean find room to smile. Ricky Riddle, one of the freshman winners, escorts Ieri Ellen Teague across the stage. HCJNORS me. i . Y- J: I 'sf f' s lt Q Mt it VN. ter all the senior winners are named, friends took time congratulate each other. Gathering of beauties puts demands on gcool' "Yeah, I was scared. You can't see the people in the audience because of the glare of the lights, but I was still scared," commented junior winner Ann Dean. The tension mounted until the final moment when the winners were announced. Seniors Randi Fisher and Kelly Shrum cleared their throats and announced the honored few. Freshman winners were Amy Anderson. Tamara Pope, Ioleta Stinson. Shawn Beagley, Ricky Riddle and Les Pickett. The sophomores claiming hon- ors were Gail Leibensberger. Teresa Mathes, Monica Oseid. Iimmie Blythe, Harry Fackler and David Wilder. junior beauties and handsomes were Ann Dean, Corinne Piest, Elaine Willaford, Tracy Cowen, Buzzy Murphy and Terry Ussery. Seniors honored with the title of Skjhonnhet beauty or handsome were Sandy Boswell, Meladie Mitchell, Brenda Reeves, Keith Meeks. Rocky Stanley and Kevin Wolever. These students were picked by fellow classmates as outstanding in their class. lt was truly "a gath- ering of beauties." ' HONORS Taking part in one of the main events, Meladie Mitc- hell smi es while asked her question. "I had never entered anything before," was one of Cheryl Ward's reasons for entering the Miss Flame pageant. Q "if ' f.. till. - ir Beaut enters Oz he final moment had arrived. Tension was in the air. Bob Gooding ripped open the paper. He paused for a moment, and excitedly announced that Meladie Mitchell was the new Miss Flame queen. Miss Flame '79. sponsored by the Irving Fire Department, took place Sept. 29, at MacArthur High School auditorium. Out of 12 girls, Debbie Aldridge, Meladie Mitchell. Brenda Reeves. and Cheryl Ward represented our school. The theme being "Down the Yellow Brick Road," scenes from the Wizard of Oz, were made into the fantasy background. The swimsuit competition came in between the dance number and "Emerald City." the Evening Gown competition. The ROTC from MacArthur High School escorted the girls. All of the girls were asked a question. Bob revealed Meladie's question as, "If she had one wish to come true, what would it be?" She answered with, "I wish all of the boys and girls in the world could have parents as great and understanding as mine, because without their help, love, and encouragement, all the great things and times I've had in my life couldn't be possible." Encouragement came from many sources. "My parents encouraged me the most," quoted Cheryl. Friends, family, and boy- friends all helped in making the trip down the Yellow Brick Road a little easier. . HONORS 71 M-4 i, I KqW,2 , KA, "I learned how to cooperate with other people," reveals Brenda Reeves after the pageant. "I want to accomplish happiness," sums up Debbie Aldridge's feel- ings. Captured in delight is Meladie Mitchell, Debbie Aldridge, Cheryl Ward and Brenda Reeves. VVhile being judged on the swim- suit competition, Debbie Aldridge waits contentedly. HONORS Always trying for every ball is one of the reasons Rhonda Wooten was voted MVP for girls' tennis. Practicing every day and playing extremely well is an advantage for boys' tennis MVP Iim Halepaska. Running and practicing to remain in top shape is girls' track MVP Elizabeth Clough. Endurance in long distance run- ning is one reason Sheila Purkey is named girls' Cross Country MVP. Makinfg just about every basket is one o the reasons Stacy Iureka was named basketball s MVP Displaying her joy and holding the equipment that enabled her to win volleyball's MVP is Diana Dorbitz. HONORS Ending up the season's leading scorer is Basketball's co-MVP winner, Ray Gaines. Preparing to get back up from a hard fall on the basketball court is co-MVP winner Kevin Wolever. .I W.--v"'L 4--.gf Taking-la well-deserved rest dur- ing a ard quarter of football is co-MVP winner Waylon Har- grove. Leaving the packed gym to the strains of the fight song is foot- ball's co-MVP, David Peiser. Learning from other competitors was one way state champion Blair Ward got wrestling's MVP award. Workouts, Work out ll of the players pictured on these two pages have achieved one of the most valued and cherished positions on any team: Most Valuable Player. They all worked hard and deserve the recognition they received. They didn't work for their own individual glory, but for the team as a whole. Long, grueling workouts, cold winter mornings, or hot, sweaty afternoons all went into the work for this treasured position. Q HONORS rit 81 Pride shines through But no matter what the honor was, or who presented it, the fact was that they were chosen a sweetheart or beau, by majority vote. Out of the majority vote taken by the cheerleaders, Bob Har- mon's name was the choice. Grit and Pride stands for what it says. Through all the grit and rough times there is still all the pride that shines through. Bob Harmon, math teacher and cheer- leader sponsor, was chosen for that special award because of all the extra time and effort he put into his job. Receiving Grit and Pride, Bob Harmon is escorted by the varsity cheerleaders during a pep rally. Studying hard in class, but friend to the basketball girls out of class is their beau, Bubba Iurecka. Seniors Kym Iackson and Diana Dorbritz escort Mr. Milton Witt up to receive the Volleyball Beau award. I r Who's Who Biology Out of many skills, dissecting, proved to be one of Steve Patrick's best, as he was chosen as Who's Who in Biology. Senior Randy Huston shows spe- cial interests in the arts of wood to become the Who's Who of wood- working. Woodworking Physics Noted for her artistry and musi- cianship, Kristy Wood is the Who's Who in physics. l I whos Who HONORS Who's Who Who's Who David Derosiers, Kathy Crawford, Scott Lindsey, and Monica Schultz are English Who's Who. Nimitz puts forth its best efforts ne of the biggest awards of the year was the Wh0's Who award. Who's Who is a traditional award that recog- nized one special student out of each department as being the best at what they did. To become a Who's Who, one had to show outstanding abilities throughout the year, with hard work. It took dedication and responsibility, but in the long run, it was worthwhile, to those who won. The recognition was a dedica- tion to the students' skills and tal- ent. Regardless of what category a person was in - math, science, sports, or a number of others - Who's Who made the discovery of their future seem to be a not-s0- far goal. Each student was unique and was selected for a different reason, and each strived to make the experience a memorable and Named Who's Who in social stud- ies is Conrad Vickroy, also an out- standing band member. English .-" A I 6 .K . E paws.. g f --' ,. ,?,,, ,t . X V . S :fag 11- W., lay s H Yff . .V , ff gi,ff fgqgqiggy '... .V gxuw iw K.: 'glitz' 6 .. . - NNN .. Nb hlgamurg gf fl 2 . 5, bf' Social Stud-ies HONORS , 4: aft., . Mathematics M Ar One of the academic leaders of the Senior Class, Karen Watkins is the Who's Who in mathematics. meaningful event in the course of the year. All the effort put forth made the award that much more distinctive to each student. The award grew in popularity this year, with the sports programs picking a Who's Who for each of their groups. The increase shot it up to 43 Who's Who awards given out for the 1979-80 year. Who's Who is a traditional award that was given during the Awards Assembly at the end of the year. The school gave the award as a special tribute to the work and extra efforts which were put out. Throughout the year, teachers and coaches watched the students to find what the specialties were of each contestant. Teachers had a wide group to pick just one stu- dent from. That one student had to be the best, and show a real interest in the subject. Patty Tay- lor, chairman of social studies, looked for a student who was also the recipient of a scholarship. It was a hard choice for some of them. But no matter how many good ones there were, they had to narrow it down to the final per- son, who showed to be the best in all of the expectations of being a Who's VVho.Q Not only does Carol DeVasher, Who's Who in art, excel in her art- istry, she also is in the choir. 1 ' Who's Who HONORS Who's Who Who's Who I I Yearbook The Who's Who selection for yearbook is Stacie Dane, who played a major role in the book's design. WMM g W., 55 WWW 2 2 it E t h' r www MM. I MMM , , J WWWMMW, 'MMwMM,c Z 1 Www I W 0 , in A familiar sight, but rarely caught without his camera is the photog- raphy Who's Who, Roy Davis. Photography A prize-winningl journalist, the newspaper's W o's Who, Debi Becker, serves as managing editor. Whofs Who Newspaper HONORS ff' 'L Band ll x ,, 'W fa X Choir Ai Who's Who A member of the All-State Band, Robert Yarhough is the VVho's Who for band. Drill Team In addition to being named Who's Who in drill team, Melodie Mitc- hell serves as Miss Flame. it ,, l, An active member in the FHA as well, Delayne Ienkins is the Choir's Choice for Who's Who. Who's Who HONORS Who's Who Who's Who in speech, I- Ramsey is also Senior Class President and on the newspaper staff. Acting A familiar face on the stage, sen ior Kim Weddle is a well-experi- enced Who's Who in Acting. Kathy Atteberry is a highly versa- tile student, especially in drama, Who's Who. Who's Who where she is the department's HONORS Speech Drama Drafting Business Who's Who Winner of several drafting and architectural awards is Bill Grif- fith, Who's Who in drafting. Cited for her leadership abilities and corps spirit, Cindy Pierce is the Who's Who for ROTC. R.O.T.C. The Who's Who in general busi- ness is Diana Dorbritz, selected as the "best spiker" in 9-AAAA vol- leyball. Who's Who HONORS Who's Who I l Spanish ' ' L .9 Mastering another language i M proved to be no problem for Span- ish Who's Who, Corinna Gomez. E oioh' xxx V: hhV L 4, i V' Who's Who in German, Sherry Leadabrand, also is active in extra-curricular club activities. German The French selection for Who's Who is junior Pam Powell, taking one of her frequent tests. Who's Who , i French 336 HONORS Tennis I I Who's Who Football A much-improved and highly competitive player, Bill Zeller is Who's Who for the boys' tennis progrziin. Girls'Tennis Girls' tennis Who's Who, Rhonda Wooten, is ai "smash" at tennis which takes up much of her spare time. One of the premier running backs in District 9-AAAA is David Peiser, the Who's Who for foot- Who's Who ll HONORS , V ,Y , ,W Who's Who I l Track The Who's Who for track, Lou Ann Manning, is a fierce competi- tor in cross-country events, too. 'l J it ' 5 Hill! l -rw , RN' Xfmnlbs NM aww as WN ' ,,,, o 2-" A UW - yea if ' - a 5 'K i l it " A senior and excellent varsity pitcher, Billy Cooper, proved him- self and became Baseballs Who's Who. Baseball The cross-country Who's Who, Elizabeth Clough, is an above average writer in Ready Writing. t I who S who j I Cross Country HONORS Volleyball - B A. V A , .... "2 1 I Who's Who A unanimous selection for z1ll-clis- lI'llIl honors. Diana llorhrilz is Who's Who in volloyhzlll. , ff' i? N vb me xk."x l 580 Q' '3-'43V'SS ON . 'S Wrestling Basketball Selected Who's Who in girls' hus- kelhzlll is loam leader Stacy Iureokzi, on all-oily and all-district player. ,,..--f'j.-"""'l A state champion in his weight division, Brian Nelson is a Who's Who in wrestling. I l Who's Who l HONORS 339 VVho3XNho N' HECE In the child Care division of I-IECE, Iuanita Cherry is the Who's Who for the second year in HECE For the job training area in the I-IECE program, the Who's Who recipient is Romona Watts. 3I'OW. Child care also is a pawrt of PELE, and junior Debbie Dodd is the Who's Who Choice there. VVhokNVho asm, PELE HONORS NKDCT 'I VVho3VVho E CVAE One of the top students in the pro- gram, Robin Bolton. is the Who's Who choice for VOCT. A two-year member of ICT and a senior. Eddie Fuentes is awarded 1980 ICT Who's Who. ICT CVAE's most promising member, Sharon Harper, displays superior skills to become their Who's Who. It VVhoktNho HONORS Who's Who I I Resource Working on a homemaking pro- ject for class is the Who's Who for resource, Rosa Rodriguez. VOE The Who's Who choice for VOE, senior Michelle Ingle, is also a member of the National Honor Society. Homemaking An FHA member for all four of her high school years, Lisa Miku- sek is the homemaking choice for VVho's Who. Who's Who l l HONORS Senior Activity Index A Rhonda Adams French Club - 9 F.H.A.-9,10,11, 12 P.E.L.E. - 11,12 H.E.C.E. - 11,12 David Aguirre Rodeo Club H.E.R.O. - 12 Sam Akins V.I.C.A. Club - 12 I.C.T. - 12 Tammy Albaugh D.E.C.A. - 12 Debbie Aldridge Vikas - 10, 11, 12 Sophomore Rep.- 10 Treasurer - 11 Lieutenant - 12 Who's Who in All American Drill Band - 9 Spanish Club - 9 National Honor Society - 10, 11, 12 V.O.E. - 12 Secretary - 12 Arnold Avila Choir - 10 Varsity Tennis - 10, 11, 12 Mehron Azarmehr 10, 11, 12 Concert Band - 9, 10 All Region Band - 9, 11, 12 Symphonic Band - 11, 12 National Honor Society - 10, 11, 12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 All American Band Soccer - 12 Chess Club Homecoming Queen Escort- 12 1 Otto Bischoff B Soccer - 12 gooltballl E 12 , as et a - 12 Kim Blackley V.O.E. - 11, 12 Tammy Bannister Cymnastics - 9, 10 F.H.A. - 9,10. 12 Lori Bates F.H.A. - 9,10,11, 12 Team Sword and Shield Student Council- Staff - 11,12 10,11 Business Manager I.V. Cheerleader - - 12 10 Miss Flame Finalist Shjhonnhet - 12 Contestant - 10 Laura Anderson Class Officer - 11 F-H-A - 9 Debi Becker O.E.A. - 11, 12 Treasurer - 11 Tommy Anderson National Honor Society - 12 Wrestling - 12 Delia Anguiano U.I.L. Feature Writing - 11 Second Place tdistrictj - 11 Second Place tregionalj - 11 Twelfth Place tstatej - 11 U.I.L. Editorial Writing - 11 Third Place Qdistrictj - 11 T.A.I.D. Feature I U.I.L. Iournalism - 10, 11, 12 N.F.L. Speech and Drama Tournament - 10, 11 T.F.A. State Qualifier GE - 11 Sword and Shield - 11, 12 Exchange Editor - 11 News and Managing Editor - 12 N-Print Copy Editor - 12 A National Honor Society - 12 Who's Who, Newspaper - 12 Wfitillg '- 12 Jalerie Bembenek Third Place Girls Choir - 9 Qconventionj - 12 FII-LA, .- 9 Valhalla Staff- 12 Chorale - 10, 11, 12 Sword and Shield Walter Betts - 12 N.I.R.O.T.C. Officer Editorial Director - Q,'10"1'1,'12 - 12 Chief of Staff- 12 Teresa Austin Marching Band - 9, Iunior Varsity Tennis - 9, 10, 11 Homemakers of America - 9, 10 Spanish Club - 12 Loretta Blackwood Band - 9 F.H.A. - 9, 10 Iulie Box P.E.L.E. - 11 F.H.A. - 11,12 Steven Bozman Choir - 9, 10, 11 Creative Writing Club - 11 Y.A.D.'s Treasurer - 12 Rhonda Breland F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11 D.E.C.A. - 11,12 Richard Brewster Marching Band - 9. 10 Concert Band - 9, 10 Building Trade - 11, 12 Mark Briles Basketball - 9 F.H.A. - 9, 10, 12 D.E.C.A. - 11 Skjhonnhet Contestant- 10, 11, 12 Marlina Brown Track - 9, 10 F.H.A. - 9, 10,11 Sari Brown Tennis - 9, 10,11, 12 Child Care P.E.L.E. - 11 Donna Bundrant Volleyball- 9, 10, 11, 12 F.H.A. -- 9, 10, 11, 12 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Women's Chamber of Commerce Honoree - 12 Howard Burgess Basketball- 9, 10 Baseball- 9, 10, 11 12 Sherry Burket F.H.A. - 9 Solo and Ensemble - Superior - 9 Spring Production "Flowers For Algernon" - 9 Chorale - 9, 10, 11 12 Solo and Ensemble - Excellent - 10, 12 Chorale President - 12 Operetta - "Amahl and the Night Visitors" - 12 Pop Group - 12 Chamber of Commerce Senior of the Month Craig Burkett Pan American Student Forum - 10, 11 - Marble Falls High School National Honor Society - 11,12 - Marble Falls and Nimitz High Tournament Speech - 11,12 - Marble Falls and Nimitz Drama Club - 11 - Marble Falls High School Athlete Manager - 11 - Marble Falls High School Delegate to State Convention - 11 - Marble Falls High School Chess Club - 12 Debi Burns V.O.C.T. - 10 F.H.A. - 11, 12 D.E.C.A. - 12 Donita Burrow F.H.A. - 9,10,11. 12 SENIOR INDEX V.O.E. - 11,12 O.E.A. - 11, 12 Roger Burrow Varsity Tennis -- 10 F.H.A. - 12 President- 12 C Band - 9, 10, 11, 12 Social Chairman - 12 Noah Cano French Club - 10, 11, 12 Ierri Cantwell Drama -- 9, 10 Tennis - 9,10,11, 12 Sharon Carpenter VV.O.C.T. - 9,10 C.V.A.F. - 9, 10 D.E.C.A. - 12 F.H.A. - 12 Outdoors Ed. - 12 David Carter Basketball- 9, 10, 11, 12 Student Council- 10 F.C.A. - 10 F.H.A. - 10, 12 Valhalla Staff- 12 Sports Editor - 12 Tom Castillo I.V. Football- 11 Varsity Football- 12 Iuanita Cherry Who's Who in H.E.C.E. -- 12 Patty Childs Drama -- 9 Basketball- 9 Art- 9, 10 F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11 Rodeo Club - 10, 11. 12 Rookie of the Year - 10 Queen of the Year - 11 All-Around Cowgirl - 11, 12 Reggie Christian Basketball - 10, 11, 12 Vivian Chustz F.H.A. - 9, 10 D.E.C.A. - 11. 12 Rick Clark Diving Team - 10 V.O.C.T. - 11, 12 President- 12 Elizabeth Clough 344 SENIOR INDEX i Band - 9 Spanish Club - 9, 10 Cross Country - 10, 11, 12 Track - 10, 11, 12 F.H.A. - 10,12 National Honor Society - 11,12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 Who's Who in Cross-Country - 12 Denee Coffey D.E.C.A. Rene Coleman Tennis - 9, 10, 11, 12 Manager - 12 F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11, 12 Chaplain - 12 Vikas - 11 Student Council- 12 Skjhonnhet Contestant - 12 Brent Conder Wood Shop - 11, 12 Ieff Covington F.C.A. - 9, 10 Industrial Arts Fair Second Place - 9, 11 Football Manager - 9 Trainer - 10, 11, 12 Billy Cranford F.H.A, - 10 H.E.C.E. - 11,12 Stuart Crenshaw Baseball- 9, 10 Auto Mechanics - 11, 12 Cindy Curry Class Favorite - 9 Class Officer - 9, 10 Homecoming Princess - 9, 12 Student Council - 9, 10, 11, 12 Skjhonnhet Contestant - 9, 10, 11, 12 Vikas - 10, 11, 12 Lieutenant - 11 Captain -- 12 Class Favorite Nominee - 12 D Robin Daggs V.O.E. - 12 Stacie Dane Basketball- 9 Yearbook - 11, 12 Co-Editor - 12 Copy Editor - 11 Class Secretary - 11, 12 Skijonnhet Contestant- 11 Class Favorite Nominee - 11,12 Track Sweetheart - 11 National Honor Society - 12 Who's Who, Yearbook - 12 Miss NHS Finalist - 12 Carol Davidson F.H.A. - 9, 10 Spanish Club - 11, 12 Choir - 12 Secretary-Treasurer - 12 Gloria Davis Rodeo Club - 12 Basketball - 9 Roy Davis D.E. - 11, 12 Head Photographer - 12 Who's Who, Photography - 12 Scott Dean Football - 9, 10, 11 Soccer - 9, 10,11, 12 Captain - 12 Evelyn DeLaTorre F.H.A.-9,10,11, 12 Freddie DeLaTorre Football- 9, 10 Basketball- 9, 10 Baseball - 9, 10, 11 D.E. - 12 David Desrosiers Spanish Club - 9 National Honor Society - 10, 11,12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 Baseball - 9, 10, 11, 12 Carol DeVasher Choir - 9, 10, 11 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Geetha Dharma Art Club - 9 Vikas - 11, 12 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 Diana Dorbritz F.H.A. - 9 Spanish Club - 9, 12 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Volleyball - 9, 10, 11, 12 All-District - 12 Outstanding Spiker - 12 Who's Who in General Business - 12 Who's Who in Volleyball - 12 Lary Dorsey H.O.P.E. - 9 Band -9, 10, 11 Track - 12 Don Drake Football - 9, 10, 11, 12 Cary Duke Golf- 9, 10, 12 F.H.A. - 12 Pam Duncan Spanish Club - 9 Third Place in UIL- ILPC Newswriting fStatej - 10 First Place in Dallas Times Herald Newswriting - 11 H.E.C.E. Hero - 11 F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11 Sword and Shield Staff- 11, 12 Editor - 12 DeAnn Dunlap Basketball- 9, 10, 11, 12 National Honor Society - 10, 11,12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 Drama Club - 11 Melissa Ellis F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11, 12 H.E.R.O. - 12 Vice President- 12 Ieff Engel Foot all - 9, 10 I.C.T. - 12 Sarah Enright Future Homemakers of America - 9, 10, 11, 12 Officer- 11, 12 Gymnastics - 9, 10 Skjhonnhet - 11 Student Council- 11, 12 Vikas - 11, 12 Vice President- 12 Youth Against Cancer - 11,12 Treasurer - 12 Sandra Ercanbrack F.H.A.-9,10, 11 F.T.A. - 10 I'ommy Evans Marching Band - 9, 10, 11, 12 Symphonic Band - 9, 10, 11, 12 All-Student Marching Band, U.S.A. National Honor Society - 11,12 ..-...ll Sarla Farish F.H.A. - 10,11 P.E.L.E. - 11 H.E.C.E. - 12 H.E.R.O. - 12 David Fillmore Number Sense - 9 Golf - 9,10, 11,12 Team Captain - 12 National Honor Society - 10, 11,12 Randi Fisher Volleyball- 9, 11 I.V. Cheerleader - 10 Class Favorite Contestant- 10, 11, 12 Skjhonnhet Contestant- 10, 11 F.H.A. - 10, 11, 12 Spanish Club - 11 I Iunior Class Officer - 11 l Treasurer - 11 Student Council- 11, 12 Y.A.C. - 12 Lynn Flaherty Band - 9 Basketball - 9, 10, 11, 12 Spanish Club - 10. 11 F.C.A. - 10,11 Tennis -- 10,11, 12 F.H.A. - 12 Iesus Flores Soccer - 10, 11, 12 Diana Ford Art Club - 9,10 Drama Club - 9, 10 Number Sense - 9, 10, 11, 12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 National Honor Society - 11,12 Ieanette Fritz F.H.A. - 9,10,11, 12 Vice-President - 12 P.E.L.E. - 11 Eddie Fuentes Who's Who in ICT - 12 Cc Dina Garcia Volleyball - 9, 10 F.H.A. - 9, 11 V.O.E. - 11,12 O.E.A. Vice- President - 11 Bruce Garner Student Council- Theatre Department - 12 Ralph Garza F.H.A. - 12 Mike Gazai Football - 9,10 Kelly Giles Gymnastics - 9 F.H.A, .- 9,10, 11 Vietta Golightly F.H.A. - 10,11 P.E.L.E. - 11 Corinna Gomez Who's Who in Spanish - 12 Phyllis Gordon F.H.A. - 9, 12 Sally Graham Vikas - 10, 11 Spanish Club - 9 F.H.A. - 9,10, 11, 12 Clifford Groves I.C.T. - 11,12 Sonja Gray Tennis Team - 9, 10 V.O.E. - 11,12 F.H.A. - 9, 10,11 O.E,.A. - 11712 Bill Griffith Basketball- 9, 10 N.l'l.S. - 10, 11, 12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11 Architecture I Chet Gibbs Award - 10 General Drafting 1st Place Irving Fair - 9 Architecture I 1st Place Model Irving Fair - 10 Who's Who in Drafting - 12 Kathy Grim Chorale - 9,10,11, 12 Social Chairman - 12 Pop Group - 11 Solo and Ensemble Contest - Excellent - 9, 12 Solo and Ensemble Contest - Superior - 10 Mu Alpha Theta - 12 National Honor Society - 12 Creative Writing Club - 11 F.H.A. - 9, 10 Iohn Gross Choir - 10, 11, 12 IV Football - 10 Arturo Guzman Wrestling -,..E. Doug Hall Swim Team - 9, 10 Captain - 10 Mark Hall Football- 9, 10, 11 Baseball - 9, 10, 11, 12 Captain - 12 Iames Halepaska I.V. Tennis - 9 Varsity Tennis - 10, 11, 12 Mr. NHS Finalist- 12 Susan Hanke F.H.A. - 12 Waylon Hargrove Football- 9, 10,11, 12 MVP All District- 12 Sophomore of Year - 10 All City - 10, 12 Captain - 12 Track -9, 10, 11, 12 Class Favorite Nominee - 9, 10, 11 Student Council - 10, 11 Math Club - 10, 11 Skjhonnhet - 11 National Honor Society - 12 Mr. NHS Finalist -- 12 Ken Harris Baske1ball- 9, 10, 11 All Tournament Team - 12 Kim Harris French Club - 11 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Roger Hart N.I.R.O.T.C. -9, 10, 11 Carol Head Viking Crew - 9 F.H.A. - 9, 10, 12 Randy Heady Varsity Tennis - 9, 10, 11, 12 F.H.A. - 12 Susan Heiney F.C.A. - 9 Tennis - 9, 10 F.T.A. - 9, 10 F.H.A. - 9, 11, 12 Ciro Hernandez Basketball- 9, 10 Tommy Hernandez Foot all -9, 10, 11, 12 Baseball- 9,10, 11, 12 Barbra High Volleyball - 9, 10, 11, 12 Greg Horning Track - 9, 10,11 F.H.A. - 11 Iimmy Howard F.H.A. - 9, 10 Football - 9, 10,11, 12 Varsity - 11, 12 Captain - 12 Track - 9, 10, 12 Varsity - 12 Spanish Club - 11 Peter Howell Basketball - 9 F.H.A. - 10,12 Girls' Basketball Beau - 11 Tam Hua French Club - 9, 10 Mu Alpha Theta - 10, 11 Latin Club - 11 Iohn Huckaba Shelly Huckaby Band - 9, 10 Y.A.D. - 9, 10 Keylink - 12 Don Hurley Golf - 9, 10,11 National Honor Society - 10, 11, 12 SENIOR INDEX 345 Mu Alpha Theta - 10, 11, 12 Vice-President - 12 Skjhonnhet Contestant - 11 Student Council - 12 Parliamentarian - 12 F.H.A. - 12 President - 12 Mr. NHS Finalist- 12 Tammi Huser I.V. Soccer Team - 9 German Club - 9, 10 N.I.R.O.T.C. - 9, 10, 11, 12 Drill Team - 9, 10, 11, 12 Randy Huston Who's Who in Woodworking - 12 Chris Hutto Boys' Track - 9 F.H.A. - 12 I Michele Ingle National Honor Society - 11,12 FHA - 9 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 O.E.A. - 11,12 President - 11, 12 Who's Who in V.O.F..e- 12 Monica Islas Spanish Club - 9 FHA - 10 Vikas - 10,,11, 12 Lieutenant - 12 YAC's - 11 Letha Ivie Band - 9,10, 11 Drama Club - 9, 10, 11 Kym Iackson Volleyball- 9, 10, 11, 12 Captain - 9, 10 Delayne Ienkins Volleyball - 9, 10 Chorale - 9,10,11, 12 SENIOR INDEX FHA - 10,11, 12 Pop Group - 11,12 Who's Who in Choir - 12 Bill Ienkins Tennis - 9, 10 Auto Mechanics - 11, 12 Tammy Ienkins FHA - 9, 10, 11,12 Valhalla - 10, 11, 12 Student Life Editor - 12 Key Link - 12 Ieff Iohns Tennis - 10,11, 12 National Honor Society - 11,12 fMinnesotal Tennis - 9 Class President - 9 Band - 9 Principal's List- 9 David Iohnson Football - 9, 12 Skjhonnhet - 12 Laura Iones Marching Band - 9, 10, 11, 12 Soph. Representative - 10 Drum Major - 12 Symphonic Band - 9, 10, 11, 12 Honor Society - 11, 12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 Stacy Iurecka Girls' Basketball- 9, 10, 11, 12 Co-Captain - 12 F.H.A. - 11,12 Who's Who in Basketball- 12 K Cliff Kaiser g N.I.R.O.T.C. - 9, 10, 11 Drill Team - 9, 10, 11 Color Guard - 10, 11 Company Commander - 11 Theresa Karns I.C.T. -11, 12 Iudy Keane Band -9, 10, 11 Flag Corps - 9, 10, 11 Kristin Kennaley Pep Squad - 9, 10 Spanish Club - 9, 10 Y.A.D.S. - 9, 10 F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11 Art Club - 10, 11 V.O.E. - 12 Bruce Kennedy Chess Club - 9 Gymnastics - 9, 10, 11 Kim Kennedy F.H.A. -9, 10 H.E.R.O. - 11 P.E.L.E. - 11 Desselle King Choir - 9, 10 Volleyball - 9, 10 Michael Kirby Band - 9, 10, 11,12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Senior Play - 12 lane Klaiber F.H.A. - 11 O.E.A. - 12 Veronica Klassen F.H.A. - 11,12 L Brian Lambert Basketball National Honor Society Baseball Bill Landers Drafting Architecture I Pre-Engineering Alice Lawson Carole Lawson Tennis - 9, 10 Mu Alpha Theta - 11 F.H.A. - 12 Stanley Lee Football- 9, 10 Nimitz Theatre Cheryl Lewis Chorale - 10, 11, Creative Writing Club - 11 National Forensic League - 11, 12 Who's Who Amoi American High School Students - 11, 12 Youth Against Cancer - 12 Public Relations Officer - 12 Senior Play - 12 "Arnahl and the Night Visitors" - 12 fMacArthurj Theatre Departm. -- 9, 10, 11, 12 Student Council- 10 Iim Liles Industrial Cooperative Training - 12 y Sandra Limones F.H.A. - 9, 10, 12 President- 10 , I.V. Tennis - 10 V.I.C.A. - 11,12 Secretary - 11 I.C.T. - 11,12 Sherri Lindsey F.H.A. - 9, 10, 12 O.E.A. - 11, 12 Reporter Historia - 11 Treasurer - 12 Tricia Linton Spanish Club -S 10 Marching Band - 10, 11 Symphonic Band 9, 10, 11 F.H.A. - 11,12 H.E.C.E. - 12 Beth Logan fPace Highl Cheerleader - 9 G.A.A. - 9 Homecoming Col - 9 Softball- 9, 10 fBrewer Highj Volleyball - 10 H.F..C.E. - 11,12 Greg Lohden Student Council - 9 D.E.-9,10,11,1 D.E.C.A. Qgjgfment - 11 Vice-President - F.T.A. -- 9, 10 ' ' "' 11 Woods-N-Water 1 9, 10, 12 Carolyn Club 1 11 Ierry Long F.H.A. -- 9, 10, 11 Art Club - 11 ames Lopez Auto Mechanics - 11, 12 Iaty Lopez Basketball- 9 Spanish Club - 9, 10 F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11, 12 .upe Lopez Iva Lujan Spanish Club - 9, 10 French Club - 10, 11 V.O.E. - 11, 12 Ihuck McAdams Varsity Soccer Club - 9, 10, 11, 12 Iunior Varsity Tennis - 9, 10 F.H.A. - 9, 12 Mu Alpha Theta - 10, 11, 12 National Honor Society - 12 Student Council- 12 lm McCullou h Science Club - 11 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Senior Play - 12 ack McDaniel Football- 9, 10, 11, 12 Captain - 12 French Club - 9, 10 National Iunior Society - 10, 11,12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 Fellowship of Christian Athletes - 11, 12 Choir - 12 Keri McFarland F.H.A. Tennis - 9, 10 Student Council - 9, 10, 11 Skjhonnhet Contestant - 10, 11, 12 Cheerleader - 10, 11, 12 Iunior Varsity - 10 Varsity - 11, 12 Michelle McGlone Band -9,10,11,12 Flag Corps - 10,11, 12 Yearbook - 12 Student Life - 12 Basketball Sweetheart- 12 Sword and Shield William McGlone German - 9 Soccer - 9, 10, 11 Dennis McGuire National Iunior Society - 11, 12 Renee McPeters French Club - 9, 10 F.H.A. - 9,10,11, 12 National Honor Society - 11,12 Mu Alpha Theta - 10, 11, 12 Cheerleader - 12 Luann Manning Track - 9,10, 11, 12 F.H.A. Officer - 10 Cross Country - 10, 11, 12 Who's Who in Track - 12 Armida Marquez Spanish Club - 10, 11 Tony Martinez Shere Mayes Student Council- 9, 10 Tennis - 9,10, 11 F.H.A. - 10, 11 Keith Meeks Football - 9, 10, 11, 12 Baseball - 9, 10, 11, 12 F.C.A. - 10,11 F.H.A. - 11,12 Skjhonnhet Contestant- 11, 12 Handsome - 12 Baseball Captain - 12 Debbie Miller French Club - 9, 10 Ari Club - 10, 11 Lisa Mikusek F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11, 12 Who's Who in Homemaking Tim Minton Varsity Tennis - 9, 10, 11, 12 Meladie Mitchell Basketball- 9 Class Treasurer - 9 Class Favorite Nominee - 9. 10. 11 Skjhonnhet Contestant- 9, 10, 11, 12 Beauty - 12 Student Council- 10, 11, 12 Vikas - 10, 11, 12 Lieutenant - 11 Major - 12 Homecoming Princess - 12 Irving Miss Flame - 12 Miss NHS Finalist - 12 Laura Mock Student Council - 9 Gymnastics - 9 French Club - 9, 10 Vikas - 10, 11, 12 Secretary - 11 Lieutenant - 12 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Mu Alpha Theta -- 11, 12 F.H.A. Vice- President - 12 Melinda Moore Band - 9, 10 Soccer - 9, 10, 12 F.H.A. --9, 10, 12 Britt Mor ensen Basebag - 9 Football- 9, 10 Wrestling - 9, 10, 11, 12 Auto-Machine - 11, 12 Cindy Moss Student Council - 9 Gymnastics - 9, 10 Iunior Achievement - 9, 10 Skjhonnhet Contestant- 9, 12 F.H.A. - 10, 12 H.E.C.E. - 11,12 N Billy Neal Basketball- 9, 10, 11, 12 F.C.A. - 10 Spanish Club - 10 National Honor Society - 10, 11, 12 F.H.A. - 11 Mu Alpha Theta - 12 Brian Nelson Wrestling Team - 9, 10, 11, 12 Conference 3rd - 9 3rd in State - 9, 10, 11 Captain - 10, 11, 12 District Champion - 10, 11, 12 Regional Champion - 10, 11, 12 State Champion - 12 Tournament in Drama - 10, 11, 12 National Forensic League Member - 11, 12 Who's Who in Wrestling - 12 Roberta Nelson Baseball Batgirl - 9, 10, 11, 12 David Newell Track - 9, 10 Varsity Football - 12 Manager - 10, 11 F.H.A. - 11,12 Woods and Waters Club - 11, 12 Vice President- 11, 12 Drama Club - 12 Theater Dept. - 12 Vanessa Norman F.H.A. - 9, 10,11 Yearbook - 11, 12 G Dennis Okle Football - 9, 10, 11, 12 Captain - 10 Iohnny Orozco F.H.A. - 12 Iulia Ost D.E. - 11, 12 Randy Otts Rodeo Club -- 11, 12 P Iohn Page T Tennis - 9, 10, 11 yriece Park Pep Squad - 9,10 Drill Team - 10 Gymnastics - 10 Homemaking COther Schoolj I.C.T. - 11 SENIOR INDEX Drill Team - 12 Tim Parker Tennis - 9, 10 D.E.C.A. - 12 Stephen Patrick First in Class - 9, 11 Second in Class - 10 Band - 9,10,11,12 All-Region - 9, 10, 11, 12 Secretary! Treasurer - 12 All-State - 12 National Honor Society - 10, 11, 12 Vice-President - 12 Who's Who in Chemistry - 11 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 Rita Pearson F.H.A. - 9 Band-9, 10, 11, 12 All Region Band - 11, 12 Area Band - Qualifying for State Tryouts - 11, 12 Social Chairman - 12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 National Honor Society - 10, 11, 12 Ed Pecikonis Baseball- 9 N.I.R.O.T.C. - 10, 11 Drama Tournament - 9, 10, 11, 12 Theater Club - 9, 10, 11, 12 F.H.A. - 12 Gymnastics - 12 David Peiser Vice-President - 9. 10 President- 11 Football -9, 10, 11, 12 Captain - 12 Track - 9, 10, 11,12 Class Favorite - 9, 10, 11 F.H.A. - 12 Class Favorite Nominee - 12 Who's Who in Football - 12 Debbie Perry F.H.A. - 9, 10 Volleyball- 9, 10 P.E.L.E. - 11 President- 11 I.C.T. -- 12 SENIOR INDEX Secretary - 12 DeAnna Pesina F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11 Volleyball- 9 I.C.T. - 12 V.I.C.A. - 12 Dondi Peters F .H.A. - 9, 10 H.E.R.O. - 11 P.E.L.E. - 11 Kathy Phillips Drama - 9, 10, 11, 12 Student Council - 9, 11, 12 Historian Reporter - 12 Most Valuable - 11 N.F.L. - 10, 11,12 F.H.A. - 11, 12 Senior Class Treasurer Senior Play - Sally Skjhonnhet Contestant- 12 Vikas - 11, 12 Cindy Pierce N.I.R.O.T.C. - 9, 10, 11, 12 Gold Company Administration - 9 Gold Company Executive Officer - 11 Drill Team Commander - 10, 11 Cadet Commander - 12 Lieutenant Commander -- 12 National Honor Society Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 Who's Who in R.O.T.C. - 12 Duane Porter F.H.A. - 11,12 Greg Pressly French Club - 9, 10, 11 Treasurer - 11 H.E.R.O. - 12 Kevin Preston Football Iames Price R I-Ramsey Senior Class President - 12 NFL S eech and D Drama Tournament - 9, 10, 11, 12 TFA State Qualified Sword and Shield Newspaper - 11, 12 Editorial and News Director - 12 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Swim Team - 9 President Creative Writing Club - 11 Senior Play - "God's Favorite" Mady - 12 VIL Informative Speaking Regional Finalist- 11 Who's Who in Speech - 12 Miss NHS - 12 Iohn Randle Student Council- 9 Class President - 9, 10 Yearbook - 10 FHA - 12 Skjhonnhet Contestant- 11, 12 Photographer - 11, 12 Senior Play CMorrisJ - 12 Class Favorite Nominee - 9, 10, 11, 12 Brenda Reeves Cheerleader I.V. - 10 Varsity - 11, 12 Class Favorite - 10, 11, 12 Student Council- 10, 11, 12 Skjhonnet - 9, 10, 11, 12 German Club - 9 Sophomore Princess - 10 Iunior Princess - 11 Homecoming Queen - 12 Miss NHS Finalist - 12 Liz Reeves Chorale - 9, 10, 11, 12 Treasurer - 12 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 President- 12 Youth Against Cancer - 12 Secretary - 12 Vika - 12 French Club - 9, Treasurer - 10 Renee Reger National Honor Society - 11, 12 Vikas - 10, 11, 12 President - 12 Student Council- 10 Most Valuable Sophomore Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 Sophomore Class Treasurer - 10 Youth Against Cancer -- 11, 12 Vice-President - FHA - 10, 11,12 Charles Reyna Tennis - 9, 10 Auto Mechanic - 11,12 Renee Reynolds FHA - 9 German Club - 9 10 OEA - 11, 12 Debbie Rich Volleyball- 9 Vika Manager - Vika - 12 FHA - 11 German - 11 Cheryl Richards Spanish Club - 9 10 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 National Honor Society - 10, 11, ' National Treasurn - 12 Randy Richardson Ieanette Riddell Student Council - 9, 11 Beta Club - 9, 10 11 Cotton Boll Yearbook - 9, 11 Drama Club - 11 Band CFlag Corps Captainj - 9 Blue Devil Newspaper Staff- 9, 10 Pep Club - 10 FHA - 9 Becky Rie FHA - 9 Art - 9, 10 Dianna Riojas FHA - 9, 11, 12 Art Club - 9 bra Robbins Choir - 9 ikas - 10, 11 nny Robinson Soccer - 9, 10 ennis - 10, 11 Spanish Club - 9 rk Robinson .C.A. - 9, 10 Basketball- 9, 10, 11 Baseball - 9, 10, 11, 12 ivid Robison French Club - 9, 10 Photographer - 11, 12 Varsity Tennis - 12 Tennis - 9, 10, 11 'ic Rollins Auto Paint and Body - 11, 12 Tennis - 9 iillip Rowe Symphonic Band - 9, 10, 11, 12 All-Region Band - 11, 12 Marching Band - 9, 10, 11, 12 Solo and Ensemble - 9, 10, 11 I Ratings Sweepstakes Band - 9, 10 1st Place General Drafting - 9 1st Place Architecture I Drawings - 11 .-i irla Sanders F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11 Officer - 9 Choir - 11, 12 Officer - 12 sa Schultz Spanish Club - 9, 10 F.H.A. - 9, 10 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Vikas - 11, 12 ieila Sherman Gymnastics - 9, 10 Track - 11 ally Shrum Basketball -- 9, 10 Mu Alpha Theta - 10, 11, 12 Spanish Club - 11 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Student Council- 12 President - 12 Christy Simmons F.T.A. - 9 Spanish Club - 9 Girls Basketball- 9, 10, 11, 12 F.C.A. - 10,11, 12 Treasurer - 12 David Simmons I.C.T. -- 12 Debbie Simmons F.H.A. - 9,10,11, 12 Key Link - 11, 12 F.H.A. H.E.R.O. -- 12 H.E.C.E. - 12 Kelly Simmons F.H.A. - 9, 10, 12 Valhalla Staff- 10, 12 Daniel Smicklas N.I.R.O.T.C. Dennis Smicklas F.H.A. N.I.R.O.T.C. David W. Smith Band - 9 National Forensic League - 9, 10, 11, 12 Governing Council - 11, 12 President- 12 Choir - 10,11, 12 Student Director - 12 Mu Alpha Theta - 11,12 Youth Against Cancer - 12 Iennifer Smith D.E. - 12 President- 12 Louis Smith Paul Smith Band - 9, 10,11, 12 President of Concert Band - 12 Sandra Snow Soccer - 9 Marching Band - 9 I'I.E.C.E. - 11,12 Vice-President - 12 Susan Staggs Basketba l - 9 F.H.A. -9, 10,11, 12 Class Vice- President - 10 Vikas - 10 Student Council- 10, 11 Varsity Tennis - 11, 12 National Honor Society - 12 Dana Starnes Tennis - 9 F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11 V.O.E. - 11, 12 Tony Starnes Golf - 10 Susan Stearns Gymnastics - 9, 10, 11, 12 Student Council- 9, 10 Christine Stephens Track - 9 Choir - 9, 10 Band - 9, 10 Raquetball - 9, 10, 11 Varsity Girls Soccer - 9, 10, 11 Theatre - 9,'10, 11, 12 Spanish Club - 9, 10, 11, 12 Spanish Tournament- 11 Tennis - 10, 11 George Stephenson Tennis - 9 Science Club - 9, 10, 11 Vice-President - 10 President- 11 National Honor Society - 10, 11, 12 National Forensic League - 10, 11, 12 Tennis - 9 Theatre Department F.H.A. -9, 10 - 11,12 , F.H.A. Officer - 10 NHUOHHI Meflf F.T.A. - 9, 10 Commended Student Council- Student 10, 11, 12 Mindy Sterling Valhalla Staff -- 10, F.T.A. - 9 11,12 Choir - 9,10 Sports Editor - 11 Basketball- 9, 10, Editor - 12 11, 12 National Honor Mu Alpha Theta - Society - 11, 12 11, 12 Secretary - 12 Angie Stevens Melinda Snyder Y.A.D. - 9, 10 Band - 9, 10, 11, 12 Secretary! Treasurer - 10 F.H.A. - 9, 11,12 Drama Club - 12 Dawn Stewart F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11, 12 D.E.C.A. - 12 Paula Stone Choir - 9, 10, 11 Derrick Stroup Shannon Suk Art Club - 9, 10 Mara Swimm F.H.A. - 9,10,11, 12 Choir - 10, 11 Spanish Club - 11 Foreign Festival Group U.I.L. Competition at Northlake - 11 Pan American Club -11 T--'T Kimberly Tahchawwickah Student Council- 9 Softball - 9 Basketball - 9, 10 President- 9, 11 V. Pres. of Class - 10 F.H.A. - 10, 11 Veronica Tetzlaff F.T.A. - 9 Drama - 9, 10 Spanish - 9, 10 F.H.A. - 11 Mu Alpha Theta - 11 D.E.C.A. - 12 Denetta Thiele F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11 Art Club - 10, 11 Vice-President -- 11 Honor Society - 11, 12 Neal Thomas F.H.A. - 12 President- 12 Pamela Thomas F.H.A. - 9,10,11, 12 Ioe Torrez Baseball- 9, 11 Liz Trimble Drill Team - 10, 11 Manager - 9 SENIOR INDEX V Brenda Vanderpool F.H.A. - 9, 12 National Honor Society - 12 Kim Verver F.H.A. - 9, 10, 12 S Conrad Vickroy Spanish Club - 9 Student Council- 9 National Honor Society - 10, 11, 12 Creative Writing Club - 11 French Who's Who - 11 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 Who's Who in Mathematics - 12 onia Watson F.H.A. - 9, 11 Chorale - 10, 11, 12 Sectional Leader - 12 First Academically in Class - 10 Who's Who in Physics - 11 President- 12 Marching and Symphonic Bands - 9, 10, 11, 12 Mu Alpha Theta - 12 National Honor Society - 10, 11, 12 Second Academically in Class - 11, 12 Senior Play - 12 Who's Who in Social Studies - 12 Mr. NHS - 12 Susan Vita German Club - 9 F.H.A. - 10, 11, 12 National Honor Society - 11,12 Stephen ,Vitasek German Club - 10 N.I.R.O.T.C. - 9, 10, 11, 12 Y.A.C. - 11, 12 President- 11, 12 W Cheryl Ward Y.A.D.'s - 10 Y.A.C.'s - 11 F.H.A. - 10, 11, 12 Miss Flame Contestant- 12 Sandra Duty fWardj F.T.A. -- 9, 10 F.H.A.4- 9, 10 Officer -- 9, 10 H.E.C.E. - 11,12 Karen Watkins French Club - 10, 11, 12 President- 11, 12 SENIOR INDEX O.A.E. - 12 V.O.E. - 12 Romona Watts Y.A.D.S. - 9 Concert Band - 9, 10, 11 Marching Band - 9 10, 11 F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11, 12 Flag Corps - 10, 11 H.E.C.E. President- 12 H.E.R.O. Club - 12 Who's Who in H.E.C.E. - 12 Iackie Weaver Patrick Weber Spanish Club - 9, 10, 11, 12 French Club - 12 President- 12 Michael Weddington fOther Schoolj Student Council- 9 Wrestling - 10, 11 Kim Weddle Student Council- 9 Girls Basketball - 9, 10, 11, 12 F.C.A. - 9,10, 11, 12 Drama Club - 9, 10, 11, 12 Tournament Drama - 9, 10, 11, 12 State Qualifier in , Dramatic Inter.- 12 Nimitz Productions - 10, 11 Senior Play - 12 F.H.A. - 12 Football Sweetheart - 12 Who's Who in Acting - 12 Eddie Welk Band - 9, 10 Tim West Football- 9, 10 FHA - 11, 12 Iames VVhatley Taryn Whitley Basketball - 9 I.V. Cheerleader - 10 Student Council- 10, 11, 12 Skjhonnhet - 11 Varsity Cheerleader - 11, 12 Dana Williams Student Council- 10, 11, 12 Vikas - 10, 11, 12 Lieutenant - 12 National Honor Society - 11,12 Mu Alpha Theta - 12 Lora Williams H.E.C.E. - 11, 12 Marsha Wilson F.H.A. - 9, 12 Representative - 12 Baseball Sweetheart- 11 Tennis - 9, 10,11, 12 Bruce Wohlers V.I.C.A. - 11 Mu Alpha Theta - 11, 12 Kevin Wolever Baseball - 9, 10, 11 Basketball- 9, 10, 11, 12 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Skjhonnhet Contestant- 11, 12 Class Favorite Nominee - 12 Sammy Wood Football -- 9, 10, 11 Ieff Woodall Basketball- 9, 10 Baseball- 10 Auto Mechanics - 11, 12 Rhonda Wooten F.C.A. - 9 F.T.A. -9, 10, 11 F.H.A. - 9, 10, 11 Secretary - 10 Varsity Tennis Team f 9, 10, 11,12 Captain - 12 National Honor Society - 11, 12 Who's Who in Girls' Tennis - 12 Robin Works Art Club - 9 Marching Band - 9 10, 11, 12 Symphonic Band - 9,10,11, 12 Creative Writing , Club - 11 National Honor Society - 10, 11, 12 Chris Wyatt l Band-9, 10, 11, 12 Right Guide - 11, 12 Y.A.D. - 10, 11 F.H.A. - 11 Track - 12 Cross Country - 12 Iim Wyatt German Club - 9, 10, 11, 12 Science Club - 11 Chess Club - 11, 12 President - 12 Merrily Yarbrough D.E.C.A. - 11 FHA - 9, 12 Tennis IV - 9 Bill Zeller Tennis - 9, 10, 11, 12 Captain - 12 Who's Who in Boys' Tennis - 12 i 1 bernathy, Theresa - 28 zosta, Anthony - 26,121,292 zosta, Cindy - 141,257 :osta, Stephanie - 141,285 ilams, Allison - 141, 293 dams, Dana - 105,171 jams, Lisa - 105, 189 jams, Mike - 141 flams, Priscilla - 105 zlams, Rhonda - 59 Zlams, Sheryl- 121,272,273 dams, Terry - 175 jams, Tim -105 dams, Tina - 105, 364 Zlams, Wilbert - 59, 190, 191 iamson, Mike - 121 zlen, Terry - 141 guire, David - 59 1rens,I0hnny - 121 cardi, DeeDee - 285 cens, Cindy - 141 cins, Sammy - 59, 82 baugh, Tammy - 59 baugh, Tom - 5,105 bert, Iimmy - 141 corn, Carl- 121 corn, I. - 292 dridge, Debbie - 179, 180, 325 dridge, Suzanne - 232,233 dridge, Valory - 44, 121,137, 138, 187, 316, 312, 313 exander, Denise - 141 exander, Ienise - 141 exander, Philip - 105 i, Rashida - 105 len,'Belinda - 141,144 len, Carl- 59 len, Christie - 105 len, Duane - 121 len, Iulie - 141 len, Loretta - 121, 365 len, Mandy - 121 len, Maurice - 141 len, Rosie - 105 lgeyer. Greg - 221 lman, Iames - 141 mendarez, Tim - 141 sip,KLori - 141,173,207 varado, Lidia - 141,207 nason, Sharon - 105, 171 nmons, Gary - 59 icheta, Ieanette - 141,175 icheta, Susan - 55, 105, 79, 196 iderson, Amy - 44, 141, 143, 144, 201, 216, 285, 286, 312, 313, 323 iderson, Laura - 59 Index Anderson, Phyllis - 121, 254 Anderson, Rob - 141 Andersson, Tommy - 59, 303 Barnard, Donna - 192, 236 Barnes, Cindy - 105 Barnes, Terry - 121 Andrews, Carl- 141, 251 Andrews, Carol- 121 Andrews, Tyrone - 105 Anguiano, Delia - 196, 281 Anguiano, Fred - 105, 249 Anzaldua, Robert- 59 Anzaldua, Velma - 141, 175, Barnhart. Danny - 105 Barnhill, Kevin - 305 Bartlett, Mike - 121 Basset, Ieanna - 121, 216, 295 Bastillos, Raymond -289 Bates, Billy - 105 Bates, Kris - 5,105 207 Applegate, Keith - 121 Archa, Tina - 121 Archie, Danny - 265,249 Arias, lose - 121, 265 Armstrong, Cheree - 141 Armstrong, Gerry - 175, 233 Arnold, Mary - 105, 170 Askins, Ray - 121,265,282 Askins, Tammi - 105, 207 Asplund, Phyliss - 214 Atterberry, Kathy - 59, 190, 363 Austin, Teresa - 59 Avila, Abner - 121 Avila, Arnold - 59 Aviles, Alex - 141, 282, 292 Aviles, Hermaelinda - 59 Ayers, Kristy - 141 Azarmehr, Mehron - 59, 304 Bates, Lori- 19, 40. 60. 66 Bates, Sherri- 60, 179 Bauman, Keith - 60 Baumann, Deborah - 105 Baxley, Cathy - 105 Baxter, Daniel- 171, 251 Beagley, Shawn - 44, 140, 154, 201, 216, 266, 302, 312, 313, 323 Bean, Bobby -261, 262 Bean, Desiree - 12, 160 Bean. Steve - 105 Bean , Susan - 121 Beane, Iimmy - 121 Beardmore, Greg - 136, 294, 295 Becker, Andrea - 158, 301 Becker, David - 121 Becker, Debi- 60 Beeson, Greg - 171 Bell, Audra - 141 Bell, Ioe - 218, 235, 236, 261, 262, 282 Booker, Pam - 301 Bonner, Sharon - 105, 173 Borowski, Susan - 136 Boswell, Sandra -- 60, 190, 300, 301, 323 Bosworth, Cindy - 14 Bourland, Ioe - 236, 241 Bourland, Scott- 8, 121, 265 Bouthier, Phillip - 121, 206 Bower, Ruth - 60 Bowie, Anthony - 153 Bowie, Sylvester - 121 Box, Iulie - 60, 63 Bozman, Stephen - 60 Brachett, Larry - 105 Brackeen, David - 105 Braddy, David - 266 Bradford, Denise - 121 Bradley, Helen - 216, 236 Bradshaw, Brian - 60 Bradshaw, Teresa - 105 Brand, Brenda - 121, 179 Brandon, Paula - 105, 301 Brantley, Angie - 121, 272 Brazier, Becky - 105 Breland, Ronda - 60 Brewer, Todd - 121 Brewer, Wormy - 105, 162, 171 185, 186, 199, 46 Brewster, Richard - 60 Bridges, Bridgett - 151 Briggs, Steve - 105, 265 Baetz, Baetz, Gary - 59 Scotty - 121 Bailey, Clint- 121 Bailey, Debbie - 121 Bailey, Hope - 232, 233 Bailey, Karen - 121 Bailey, Steve - 121, 303 Bain, Kelly - 121 Bain, Mel- 121 Baker, Chris - 59 Baker, David - 141 Baker, Debra - 59 Baker, Donnie - 141, 266 Baker, Linda - 171 Baker, Terry - 160 Baldree, Ieane - 18, 121, 192 Baldree, Marvin - 60 Ball, Melanie - 105 Ballard, Karen - 121,292 Ballard, Keith - 105,299 Ballard, Lisa - 121, 207 Banda, Gilbert - 141 Banda, Lourdes - 105 Banda, Maria - 121 Banda. Pablo - 141 Bannister, Tammy - 59 Barajas, Phil- 141 Barber, Billy - 59 Barker , Stacy - 121 Bell, Tracey - 121, 175, 228 Bembeneck, Valerie - 60, 170 Benavidez, Albert- 169 Benavidez, Norma - 207 Bender, Curtis - 105 Bennett, Lisa - 121 Bentner, Billy - 300 Bergman, Greg - 105 Betts, Walter - 60, 61, 175, 204, 306, 315, 318 Bible, Donna - 121 Biggers, Pamela - 60, 220 Biggs, Tracy - 118 Bingham, Kevin - 104, 105, 115, 196, 262 Birdwell, Donna - 105 Black, Tania - 105, 170, 177 Blackburn, Loretta - 209 Blackley, Kelly - 121, 207, 292 Blakley, Kim -60, 207 Blackwood, Loretta -60 Blake, Ian - 126 Blakenship. Spencer - 121 Bledsoe, Billee - 121, 218, 272, 254, 285 Blythe, Iimmie - 121, 171, 218, 282, 323 Boase, Cindy - 105 Bolten, Robin - 121 Bonilla, Robin - 121,207,209 Briles, Mark - 60, 69 Bringas, Robert - 60 Britton, Alyson - 173 Brock, Doug - 105 Brock, Glen - 105, 142, 305 Brock, Ianet - 121 Broughton, Tim - 105,164, 175, 194 Brown, Brown, Brown Brown Brown Brown Brown Brown Brown Brown Brown Brown Brown Bonnie - 56. 236 David - 105 .Ieff- 121,292 . Ionathan - 105 , Kenneth - 63 , Kevin - 105 . Leah - 121 , Marlina - 60 . Mike - 142 , Molly - 69, 236 , Robin - 142 , Sari -63, 293 , Scott- 121, 128 Bruce. Kevin - 122 Bruenies, Ron - 236 Bruner, Robyn - 105 Bryant, Richard - 142,207 Buffington, Cathy - 63 Bugarin, Linda - 142 Bullock, Bill - 142, 173, 207 Bullock, Ianet - 195, 208 Bumgardner, Iudy - 142, 192 INDEX Bundrant, Dorina - 63 Burch, Curtis - 236, 303 Burchard, Dyayne - 122 Burgess, Howard - 63, 278, 276 Burgin, Tammy - 142 Burkett, Craig - 63, 189, 206, 209 Burkett, Sherri -46, 63, 78, 170, 177. 318 Burkett, Terri- 105 Burkett, Brett - 122 Burnett, Christine - 122 Burns, Debra - 63 Burnside, Iody - 142 Burron, Donita - 63 Burrow, Michael- 105 Burrow, Roger - 63 Burson, Iames - 122, 221 Burt, Martha - 105 Burton, Andy - 142, 266 Burton, Dennis - 235, 236, 261, 162, 251 Burton, Iim - 105 Burton, Missey - 142 Burton, Ricky - 23,142, 305 Bustillos, Raymond - 122, 289 Butler, Ioe - 142 Butler, Kay - 291, 292, 293 Butler, Rosetta - 122, 254, 255 Butts, Carla - 142 Butts, Mary Ann - 21, 236 Byrne, Tony - 142,305 Cain, Ioe - 142 Caldwell, Barbara - 234 Caldwell, Darryl- 122 Caldwell, Kevin - 142, 266 Caldwell, Nadine - 142, 265 Calhoun, Curtis - 105 Camp, Marlene - 142 Campbell, Brad - 142 Campbell, Brett- 105, 282 Campbell, Iames - 207 Campbell, Iami - 142,257,285 Campbell, Scott- 122 Canady, Susan - 56,105 Cann, Mark - 142 Canney, Eddie - 122 Cannon, Robin - 142 Cannon, Steve - 142 Cano, Noah - 41, 54, 63, 77, 173, 174, 206, 319 Cantu, Terry - 142, 207 Cantwell, Ierri - 20, 63, 89, 93. 97, 293 Capehart, Chelly - 161, 285, 293 Capehart, Kathleen - 142 Capello, Tamra - 142 Carlson, Richard - 122 Carlton, Mike - 142,305 Carnahan, Chuck - 106, 107, 165, 262, 248, 282 Carney, Terri - 106, 142 Carpenter, Charice - 220 Carpenter, Randy - 142 INDEX Carpenter, Rodney - 142 Carpenter, Sharon - 63 Carpman, Ienny - 142, 301 Carpman, Susan - 106 Carrillo, Leonel - 122, 142,305 Carroll, Ioseph - 142, 176 Carry, Vickie - 122 Carson, Iohn - 106,247,282 Carter, Barry - 122, 265, 282, 283 Carter, Chere - 142 Carter, David - 63, 194, 296, 360, 247 Carter, Torri - 106 Carver, Iack - 69, 106, 292 Castellana, Ben - 142 Castillo, Peter - 160, 266 Castillo, Priscilla - 142 Castillo, Thomas -- 63,262 Castro, Rosa - 142, 293 Castoe, Matt- 122, 175 Castongue, lerry - 142 Castruita, Silvia - 216 Cates, Dorothy - 239 Caulde, Robin - 142 Caylor, Holly - 142 Chaffin, Cheryl- 142 Chalk, Bobby - 142,282 Chambers, Allen - 142 Chandler, Donna - 236 Chaplin, Helen - 236 Chappell, Greg - 142, 154, 282 Charlton, Robin - 142, 257 Chase, Bobby - 4, 78,164 Chase, Tommy - 122,249 Chastain, Cindy - 142 Chasteen, Ellen - 122, 127, 190 Cherry, Iuanita - 63 Chewing, Bill- 142 Chewing, Richard - 122, 249 Child, Cynthia - 106 Child, Margie - 238 Childs, Patty - 63 Chrestman, Deanna - 142 Christian, Reginald - 64, 247 Christian, Wendell - 142 Chustz, Vivian - 64 Clark, Billy - 106, 265, 282 Clark, Rick - 64 Clark, Scott- 160 Clay, Trisha - 122, 272, 284, 285 Clemens, Charlotte -- 301 Clemens, Cindy - 142 Clemens, Leigh Ann - 106, 179 Clements, Cindy - 154 Clements, Ken - 142 Cline, Ieff- 266 Cline, Ianet - 122 Clough, Elizabeth - 64, 69, 204, 235, 326 Clough, Susan - 122, 285,286 Cobb, Tina - 64 Cochran, Pam - 136 Cody, Keran - 142 Coffey, Denee - 64 Coffey, Reginald - 142, 251 Coffey, Stacey - 106,201,301 Coker, Art- 122, 249 Coldiron, Bobby - 145, 266 Coleman, Brian - 122, 135, 304 Coleman, Duane - 106 Coleman, Rene - 61, 64, 102, 198, 291 Collins, Bonnie - 236 Collins, Claudia - 142, 208 Collins, Debra - 106, 192 Conder, Brent- 63 Condron, Marsha - 106, 208. 253, 252 Conger, Darrell- 106, 189, 190 Conner, Iohn - 154, 288, 289 Conner, Kelly - 64, 220 Cannon, Lee - 63 Conroy, Patty - 145-189 Cook, Bryan - 145, 266, 282 Cook, Melody - 145 Cook, Shawn - 26, 122, 163. 304 Cook, Tracie - 122 Cooper, Bill- 64,279,276 Cooper, Cheryl- 64 Cooper, Robert- 122, 265 Cooper, Rodney - 26, 145, 173 Copeland, Barbara - 213, 236 Cornell, Charlene - 145, 293 Cornwell, Iulie - 145 Coronando, Henrietta - 122 Coronado, Henry - 13, 106, 276 Cosper, Tina - 106, 145 Cothran, Steve - 122, 265 Cottrell, Sarie - 145 Couch, Karen - 106 Couch, Kathleen - 145, 171.293 Covington, Ieff- 64, 94, 242, 259, 262, 363 Covington, Iennine - 64, 190 Cowen, Tracy - 106, 30, 276, 322. 323 Cox, Cynthia - 106, 179 Cox, Lee Ann - 122,124 Cox, Preston - 106 Crabb, Sam - 144, 145, 266, 321 Craddock, Tonya - 145 Craik, Chris - 122 Crane, LaDonna - 32, 111, 170, 172, 177, 179 Crane, Laurie - 145 Crawford, Kathleen - 106, 192 Crenshaw, Stuart - 64 Crouch, Iamie - 145, 266 Crouch, Suzanne - 64 Cuellar, Denise - 122, 138, 200, 292 Cuellar, Raul- 106, 276 Cuellar, Vincent- 106 Cull, Ieff - 145 Cunningham, Max - 122,265 Currier, Randall- 145 Curry, Cindy - 61, 64,100, 179, 160, 19B Curry, Roy - 39, 229, 231, 317 Curtis, Randy - 122 Curtis, Scott -- 145, 300 Cutaia, Mary - 64 - . Dagg, Lisa - 106. 179 Daggs, Cheryl - 145 Dane, Stacie - 58, 64, 194, 310, 311, 360 Daniel, Ied - 64 Daniels, Tonya - 145, 193 Danish, Heidi - 106, 207 Dank, Patte - 145, 172 Darden, Gary - 120, 122, 135, 242, 302 . Daum, Vikki - 237 Davenport, Carol- 122 Davidson, Carol - 172 Davidson, Dani - 64, 207 Davidson, Tyrone - 106 Davis, Alan - 145, 175 Davis, Christophe - 67 Davis, Chuck - 145, 266, 300 Davis, Dale - 106, 170 Davis, David - 145 Davis, Derek - 122, 265 Davis, Gloria - 67,90 Davis, Laurie - 106, 122 Davis, Liz - 145, 172 Davis, Lori- 175, 179 Davis, Roy - 33, 67, 193, 194 Davis, Tamera - 145, 274 Day, Boyd - 106 Day, Iohn - 145 Day, Wayne - 175 Dean, Ann - 20, 30, 106, 108, 186, 194, 216, 312, 313, 322. 323, 360 Dean, Christie - 122 Dean, Diane - 122 Dean, Scott- 67, 304 Deane, Donna - 106 Deane, james - 145 Deaton, David - 106, 170 Deaven, Dorothy - 238 DeBoise, Heidi - 136 Deel, Robert - 145 Deel, Victoria - 145, 192 DeGrate, Bruce - 122, 265 Delatorre, Evelyn - 67 Delatorre, Fred - 67 DelaTorre, Rosie - 106, 122, 2 Delatorre, Mary - 106 DeLorge, Donny - 106, 276 Delorge, Fred - 67 Delorge, Iohn 5 145, 266, 267 DeMoney, Robin - 122 Dempsey, Debra - 142, 145, 2' Dempsey, Melissa - 145 Dempsey, Sharon - 106 Denham, Sheila - 106 Dennis, David - 122, 175 Dennis, Donald - 145, 189 Dennis, Mathew - 145 Dennis, Vicky - 122, 207 DeRoche, Pam - 122 Desrosiers, David - 67, 204, 2 DeVasher, Carol- 67, 81, 86 Devine, Floyd - 106, 208 Dewey, Ioel - 122 Diaz, Becky - 122,170 Diaz, Elena - 145,157,175 Diaz, Maria - 122, 173 Dickerson, Ann - 26, 158 Dickerson, Gary - 122, 300 Dickerson, Lori- 56, 145, 158, 292 Dickson, Marlon - 106, 278, 276 Dickerson, Phyllis - 122, 187, 301 Didway, Dorris - 237 Dill, David - 106, 175 Dirla, Cathy - 122 Jirla, lune - 145, 293 Joan, Hungphi - 67 Dobiyanske, Kaye - 122 Dodd, Debbie - 106, 116, 270, 271 Dodson, David - 262 Dodson, Emily - 237 Joell, Melanie - 145, 172 Joerty, Lisa - 145 Domeier, Mike - 145 Donlly, David - 67 Dorbritz, Diana - 67, 207, 270, 328, 326 Borough, Dwight- 106 Dorris, Anthony - 205, 207, 292 Dorris, Carlos - 122 Dorsey, Larry - 67, 175, 219, 282, 366 Dotson, Sheri - 67 Doxsee, Angie - 122 Drab, Dana - 106,179 Drake, Donald - 67, 262, 269, 317 DuBose, Heidi- 106 Dugger, Neil- 237 Duke, Cary - 67 Duke, Kevin - 122, 128, 265 Duncan, Christina - 67 Duncan, Pam - 16, 67, 74, 196, 197 Dunlap, DeAnn - 67,204,253 Dunlap, Deborah - 125, 252 Dunn, Adam - 125 Dunn, Denise - 106 Durham, Donna - 145,301 Durham, Rhonda - 125,175 Dutsch, David - 145, 208, 223 Dutsch, Margaret - 106 Duty, Sandra - 67 Duvall, Karl- 145 Dyess, Ianet - 67,171,189,190, 192 Edic, Kevin - 106 Easley, Iune - 237 Eastman, Bryan - 145 Eaves, Kara - 106, 179, 188, 199 Edwards, Sonya - 15 Egbert, Renee - 125,176,272 Elder, Roy - 145 Ellis, Anthony - 106 Ellis, Charles - 68, 82, 211 Ellis, Melissa - 68,220 Ellis, Sondra - 106 Ellzey, Mark - 125 Elmore, Tommy - 106,304 Elston, Mike - 106,265 Empey, Caroline - 125 Endicott, Iimmy - 145 Engel, Ieff- 68 England, Donna - 237 Enochs, Bobby - 106 Enright, Sarah - 68, 82, 94, 179, 180, 198, 215 Epperson, Billie - 232, 233 Erben, Denise - 125,179 Ercanbrack, Sandra - 19, 68 Ernest, Ruth - 232, 233 Esquivel, Raul- 106 Essary, Evelyn - 125 Essary, Kathy - 145 Estrada, Felix - 106 Estrada, Ioe - 68 Estrada, Silvia - 125 Estrada, Stella - 145 Etchieson, Michelle - 80.109, 179 Eugenia, Ramius - 109 Eugenio, Catherine - 145, 207 Flores, Iesse - 68 Flores, Iohnny - 109 Flores, Maria - 146 Fooks, Tim - 125, 194, 305, 360 Foote, Becky - 164, 301 Foote, Pamela - 125, 179 Ford, Diana - 204 Ford, Kelly - 109 Eranko, Stanley - 68 Evans, Lavada - 125, 318 Evans, Martha - 237 Evans, Mike - 145,157 Evans, Robyn - 125 Evans, Rosemary - 214,237 Evans, Tommy - 68,100,175 Everroad, Brenda - 237 Evers, Alison - 125 Ewing, Tammy - 125 Ford, Lawanna - 109, 179 Ford, Libby - 68 Ford, Maryetta - 232, 233 Fordyce, Ion - 125 Fordyce, Sharon - 109 Forgy, Kim - 146,189 Fortenberry, Paul- 125 Fouche, Steve - 146 Fout, Stephanie - 146 Francis, Bryan - 146 Francis, Iames - 125, 196 Francis, William - 146, 282 Franco, Benny - 125, 265 Frederick, Iackie - 125, 265 French, Nancy - 237 Friel, Lori - 146, 257 Fritts, Carol- 125, 272 Fritz, Ieanette - 68 Fritz, Mike - 109, 262, 265, 276 Frost, Stacie - 68, 220 Fuentes, Debbie - 146 Fuentes, Eddie -- 68, 213 Fuentes, Ioe - 146 Fuller, Phillip - 6, 55, 73, 109, 262, 361. 247 Gaines, Roy - 71, 247, 327 Galloway, Candace - 125, 172 Gallitin, Tommy - 146,171,318 Fackler, Harry - 125,323 Fails, Wayne - 125 Fain, Iohn - 207 Falkner, Ioni - 109 Farda, Mike - 144 Farish, Carla -68, 220, 280 Farrow, Iames - 68 Farrow, Teresa - 125 Faulds, Martha - 237 Fell, Elaine -- 109, 212 Fell, Glynis - 157, 173 Ferguson, Mike - 125, 265 Ferritor, Gerri - 109, 179 Few, Kelvin - 146 Fielder, Ianet - 125, 151, 179 Fillmore, Carol- 230, 232 Fillmore, David - 68 Finch, Iimmy - 125 Finch, LaD0nna -- 146 Fincher, Iames - 146, 282 Fisher, Randi- 68, 198 Flaherty, Lynn - 68, 298, 253, Gamez, Anthony - 12, 125, 279, 278, 276 Gamez, Gloria - 125,189 Gamez, Nicky - 109, 262 Gamez, Steve - 125 Gaona, Iesse - 125 Gaona, Iimmy - 109,208 Garcia, Garcia. Belinda - 146 Chris - 125, 207 Garcia, Dina - 71, 77 Garcia, Felipe - 71 Garcia, Gregg - 125, 200, 289 252 Flores, Angela - 146, 207 Flores, Ben - 160, 209 Flores, Danny - 146 Flores, Hope - 68 Garcia, Rudy - 239 Gardner, Greg - 109 Garner, Bruce - 71, 190 Garner, Linda - 109, 208 Garner, Mike - 109 Gartman, Roger - 109 Garza, Michael - 71 Garza, Raul- 71 Gatling, Ieffery - 71 Gee, Connie - 146, 207 Gehlen, Alisa - 146 George, Susan - 207, 237 Gilbert, Scott- 125 Giles, Iennifer - 34,237 Giles, Kelly - 71 Gillmore, Ieannie - 237 Glasgow, Irene - 241 Glenn, Ianet - 125 Glidewell, Denisa - 125 Glover, Iohn - 146 Goad, Ginger - 125 Goad, Wayne - 146 Godina, Teresa - 146 Golightly, Steve - 146 Golightly, Vietta - 71 Gomez. Corinna - 71, 103, 207, 270 Gomez, Iese - 146, 169, 305 Gomez. Teresa - 125, 173 Gonzales, Anthony - 170 Gonzales, Debbie - 125, 132 Gonzales, Tony - 109, 177 Goodgion, Rhonda - 146 Goolsby, Roger - 146, 215 Gordon, Phyllis - 71,86 Graham, leff- 146 Graham, Iennifer - 125 Graham, Sally - 71 Grant, Donna - 270.272, 273 Graves, Clifford - 71 Graves, Debbie - 237, 234, 254 Graves, Donell - 109 Gray, Sonja - 71 Green, Bruce - 146, 206 Green. Cal - 109, 209 Green, Ioanna - 26, 125 Green, Sarah - 125, 172 Greenwood, Ginger -45, 71 Gresham, Tom - 146, 173, 208 Crider, Vera - 146, 172 Griesing, Michelle - 109, 179 Griffith, Bill- 71, 73,94 Griffith, Brad - 109 Griffith, Cathy - 109, 292 Grim, Caryn - 109 Grim, Kathy - 71, 170,203 Grim, Lindy - 136, 170, 200, 207, 291 Grosek, Cheryl- 71, 214 Grosek, Rosane - 109 Grosek, Sharon - 238 Gross, Iohn - 71, 170 Groves, Ioy - 125, 272, 273, 285 Groves, Trisha - 146 Guajardo, Sandy - 109, 179 Guenter, Lisa - 125 Guerrero, Cynthia - 207 Gullet, Kyle - 109 Guy, Bill- 234,237 Guynes, Charlie - 24, 146, 266, 303, 361 Guynn, Barbara - 125, 221 Gunn, Kathy - 125 Guzman, Arturo - 72, 302 Guzman, Elvia - 72, 171 Guzman, Teresa - 125 Haberkamp, Earl - 310, 276 Haberman, Perry - 72 Hackett, Penny - 146,257 Hair, Chris - 146 INDEX Hair, Tim - 109 Halas, Karen - 125 Halcomb, Linda - 234 Halepaska, lane - 146, 172 Halepaska, Iim - 72, 290, 291, 293, 310, 326 Halepaska, Neil - 125, 291 Haley, Melissa - 146, 293 Hall, Betsy - 146, 147, 274, 275 Hall, Daron - 125, 248, 249 Hall, Doug - 72 Hall, Mark - 72, 276, 277 Hall, Mary - 146 Halteman, Iames - 109 Ham, Henry - 125 Ham, Sabra - 72 Hamett, Yvette - 109 Hamill, Shellie - 146, 172 Hammer, Randy - 109, 175 Hamilton, Iames - 146 Hammer, Nova - 146 Hammet, Yvette - 175 Hammonds, Troy - 105, 303 Hancock, Iohn - 125 Hancock, Karen - 146, 190 Hancock, Lee - 146, 293 Hanes, Ieff - 146 Hanke, Susan - 72 Hardin, Monica - 105 Hardin, Rhonda - 125 Hardison, Laura - 146, 172 Hardy, Malcolm - 72 Hardy, Mark - 125 Hare, Ellen - 125 Hargrove, Russell- 4, 72, 262 Hargrove, Waylon - 21, 58, 72, 73, 78, 166, 259, 262, 268, 282, 283, 310, 311, 327 Harjo, Charlie - 72 Harkrider, Iack - 13, 20, 45, 194, 196, 234 Harless, Iimmy - 46 Harlin, Kay - 236 Harmon, Bob - 139, 187, 234. 328 Harper, Ian - 126 Harper, Ioe - 146 Harper, Larry - 109, 173 Harper, Sharon - 146 Harper, Wendy - 234 Harrell, Michael- 105 Harrington, Shawn - 126, 173 Harris, Charlett - 126 Harris, Cherie - 146 Harris, Deborah - 240 Harris, Dewayne - 109 Harris, Gidget - 146 Harris, Hale - 72 Harris, Ken -- 69, 72, 166, 246, 247 Harris, Kimberly - 72 Hart, Roger - 72 Harris, Stacy - 146 Harris, Wesley - 126, 303 Harrison, Michelle - 109 Hart, Iimmy - 109 Hart, Nancy - 109 Hartweck, Ronnie - 146, 171 INDEX Hartweck, Tim - 4, 146 Harvey, Bobby - 126, 265 Harvey, Sienna - 234 Hasselbush, Randy - 146 Hathorn, Iames - 126 Hawkins, Michele - 126 Hayes, Cindy - 126, 175 Haynes, Danny - 109, 194, 196, 360 Haynes, Glenda - 226 Hays, Donna - 146 Hays, Ieanne - 17, 109, 194,253 Hazel, Debra - 72 Head, Carol- 72 Head, David - 146, 223 Headrick, Anna-Beth - 109, 175 Heady, Randy - 72, 291 Headrick, Sonya - 179 Hearn, George - 126 Hedgecoke, Benny - 146, 266 Heine, Mark - 109 Helton, Tamera - 149 Helton, Tracy - 149 Henderson, Serena - 149 Henderson, Steve - 72, 170, 177 Henderson, Wendy - 149 Hendricks, Ray - 126, 244, 294, 295 Hendrix, Alex - 149 Hendrix, Cindy - 75 Hengy, Benny - 6, ia, 109, 175, 292 Hengy, Lisa - 149, 161, 293 Henkel, Bridget - 75 Henkel, Paul - 149 Henning, Rhonda - 126 Henry, Ienny - 109, 179 Henry, Paul- 109, 208 Hernandez, Ceiro - 75 Hemandez, Fred - 75 Hernandez, Iesse - 149 Hemandez, Tommy - 75, 262, 276 Herring, Lori - 109 Herron, Alisa - 149 Herron, Iennifer - 109 Hesley, Tina - 149 Helticll, Bob - 227, 234 Hicks, Byron - 126, 208 High, Barbara - 75,270 High, Skipper - 75 Hill, Gladys - 206, 234 Hill, Kathleen - 149 Hill, Laura - 149, 257 Hill, Roger - 234 Hillebrenner, Bill - 265 Hilliard, Teri - 149 Hinn, Scott- 126 Hinojosa, Ray - 249 Hinojosa, Sylvia - 149, 153, 293 Hodges, Elwana - 149 Hodhkiss, Thomas - 149, 207 Hodgson, Gidget - 126 Hoffman, Danny - 149, 173 Hoffpauir, Rodney - 126, 305 Holland, Dinah - 147, 285, 286 Holland, Laurie - 126 Hollaway, Russell - 149 Holley, Kay - 109, 221 Holmes, Gordon - 126 Holmes, Valorie - 149, 293 Holt, Cynthia - 109, 216, 292 Holt, Laurie - 109 Holt, Renee - 149, 274 Honey, Robert - 109, 265, 282 Hood, Delisa - 108, 109, 178, 179 Hopkins, Susan - 234 l-lopson, Debbie - 234 Horn, Mark - 75, 302 Horning, Greg - 75 Horsey, David - 149, 251 Horton, Thomas - 26 Horten, Vincent- 214 House, Bonita - 238 House, Iohnny - 126, 127, 182, 183, 3fXJ Houston, Derrell - 126 Houston, Larry - 126 Howard, Fred - 234, 235, 279, 276 Howard, Iimmy - 14, 36, 75, 90, 259, 262, 269, 282 Howard, Kayla - 126, 207 Howell, Debbie - 126 Howell, Larry - 126, 289 Howell, Peter - 27, 66, 75 Howie, Douglas - 126, 189, 190 Hright, Cindy - 149 Hua, Tam - 75 Huckaba, Iohn - 75 Huckaba, Regina - 126 Huckaby, Sendy - 149, 294. 295 Huckaby, Shelly - 75 Huckaby, Tim - 109, 165, 175 Hudson, Denice - 109 Hudson, Robby - 126 Huffmaster, Bonnie - 108, 110, 179 Humphrey, Tammy - 75, 102, 219. 270. 253 Hunt, Michael- 126 Hunt, Scott -- 149, 294 Hunter, Melinda - 149, 257 Hurley, Don - 75, 198, 205, 204, 310 Hurtado, Gary - 126, 207 Huser, Tammi - 75,306 Huston, Randy - 110 Hutto, Chris - 75 Hutto, Craig - 149 Hyden, Kelley - 110 Inge, Ierry - 304 Ingle, Chris - 149, 151 Ingle, Chris - 126, 179, 293 Ingle, Michele - 3, 33, 75, 86 Ingle, Miriam - 25, 126, 272 Ireland, Dr. lack - 269 Islas, Dora - 110, 179 Islas, Monica - 75, 179, 180 Ivie, Letha - 76 lacks, Wendi- 140, 149, 210, 293 Iackson, Brenda - 234 Iackson, Greg - 235 Iackson, Kelli- 149 Iackson, Kimberly - 76, 270, 271, 328 Iackson, Robert - 149 Iackson, Susan - 149 Iackson, Tamara - 126, 179 Iackson, Tina - 126, 207 Iackson, Wendy - 149 Iacobs, Bobby - 149, 266 Iacobs, Pam - 110, 175 Ian, Blake -149, 207, 304 Ieffcoat, Cindy - 149 Ieffcoat, Debbie - 110, 179, 181 Iendel, Cathy - 235 Ienkins, Cindy - 149 Ienkins, Darlene - 149 Ienkins, Delayne - 76, 170, 177 Ienkins, Lisa - 110, 291 Ienkins, Tammy - 76, 94, 194, 360 Ierpi, Kevin - 126 Iessup, Karen - 110 Iester, Mike - 126, 170 Ieter, Mitzi- 76 Iohns, Ieff - 74, 76 Iohnson, Alcene - 238 Iohnson, David - 76, 259 Iohnson, Iill - 126, 139, 2tlJ, 187 188 Iohnson, Karen - 126, 285 Iohnson, Kenny - 110,262 Iohnson, Phyllis - 110 Iohnson, Scotty - 110, 262, 265 Iohnson, Wendy - 160 Iohnston, Kyle - 110 Iohunkin, Billy - 126 Iohunkin, Dwight- 110 Iolly, Pam - 126, 225 Iones, Clint- 149 Iones, Iessica - 149 Iones, Karen - 76, 171 Iones, Kevin - 123, 126, 173 Iones, Krista - 110, 196, 197 Iones, Laura - 6, 53, 76, 175 Iones, Lisa - 149, 153, 204 Iones, Marvin - 76 Iones Iones Iones, Iones. Iones, , Mike - 149 , Sheila - 149, 285 Steve - 110, 249 Terri- '110, 149 Willie - 110, 162. 262 Iordan, Karen - 149 Iordan, Iohn -- 149 lump, Don - 110 Ioslin, Ioyce - 208, 235 Iurecka, Bubba - 126, 276, 279, 328 Iurecka, Stacy - 76, 253, 326 Qaiser, Clifford - 76 .amerdiener, Angela - 149, 213 .arnes, Kim - 126, 207 arns, Theresa - 76 arretts, Lane - 126 leane, Iudy - 28 Ieasler, Ienny - 32, 110 Qeaton, Douglas - 149 leatts, Lorre - 110, 270 .eatts, Teresa - 126 eck, Ioni - 126 .eenun, Chuck - 126 eeton, Susan - 126 .ell, Carmen - 126, 207 ,elley, Kim - 147, 149 elly, Kenneth - 110, 262, 265 elly, Tonja - 110, 194, 360 emp, Connie - 149, 257 emp, Donnie - 110, 112, 199, 262, 282, 312, 313 emp, Iamie - 76, 204 emp, Ronnie - 111, 199, 259, 260, 261, 262, 297 emp, Tim - 126 emper, Leroy - 16, 76, 99, 193, 194, 196 emper, Fred - 103, 235, 300, 301 .endall, David - 110 ennaley, Kristin - 76 ennedy, Bruce - 76 ennedy, Iohn - 149, 209 ennedy, Kimberly - 76 ennedy, Pamela - 26, 136 ent, Gail - 21, 227, 232 eough, Lenore - 110, 189, 196 esterson, Steve - 126, 289 ile, Lee - 110 ile, Tammy - 79 illgo, Kandi - 126 illian, Don - 22, 215, 235, 362 imbel, Tom - 239 imbrell, Dvelyn - 126 inder, Kent - 110 indrick, Tim - 110 ing, Bob - 212 ing, Desselle - 79 ing, Don - 2, 19, 93, 229, 235, 261, 262 ing, Iackie - 129, 254 ing, Iohn - 129, 266 ing, Mark - 110 ing, Michael - 149, 194, 360 ing, Steven - 104, 110, 262, 263 ing, Terri- 149, 207 ing, Tommy - 129 inman, Carol - 149 irby, Kyle - 110, 261, 262 irby, Michael - 53, 79, 175, 190, 204, 309 irk, Phyllis - 129, 149, 216 irkland, Connie - 110 izzar, Gene - 129 laiber, lane - 16, 79 lassen, Veronica - 79, 89 Kline, Winford - 149 Knight, Keith - 149 Knight, Paula - 110, 179 Knippers, Tina - 129 Knopp, lane - 129 Knox, Kathy - 129, 207 Kobayaski, Reiko - 110, 208 Koerth, Charles - 129, 282 Koerth, Danny - 150. 173, 282 Kohut, Linda - 110 Krukowski, Anthony - 150, 157, 175, 205, 208 Kubacka, Ruth - 110, 175 Kuhn, Linda - 50, 150, 175, 165 Kunkle, Stan - 240 Kunkle, Tom - 39, 223 Kyles, Debra - 150, 293 Labor, Patty - 110 Lackey, Dean - 150 Lackey, lohn - 129 Lackey, Marhta - 150 Lackson, Wendy - 150 LaCroix, Denise - 235, 256, 257, 285 Lacy, Ernest - 129 Lamb, Ierry - 110, 196, 262 Lamb, Ionathan - 150, 173 Lambert, Brian - 50, 79, 296, 247, 246 Lambert, Denise - 129, 272, 273, 254, 255 Lambert, Soja - 110 Lambrecht, Sally - 79, 86 Lamones, Ricky - 41 Lancaster, Lester - 110, 276 Landers, William - 79 Lands, Karen - 129, 132 Lathan, Michael- 150 Lautaret, Susan - 150, 172 Lave, Mike - 150 Lawson, Carole - 79 Lawson, Todd - 129 Layton, Randy - 110 Leadabrand, Paul - 150, 171 Leadabrand, Sherry - 110, 173, 208 League, Alanna - 129 Ledbetter, Iulie - 123, 129, 135 Ledbetter, Shelley - 110, 364 Lee, Donny - 150 Lee, Lisa - 166, 179 Lee, Roland - 150 Lee, Scott- 129 Lee, Stanley - 79 Lee. Wanda - 129 Legate, Bruce - 150 Legate, Steven - 150 Lehrer, Iill - 129, 132, asa Leibensberger, Gail - 129, 200, 207, 291, 323 Leis, Mark - 110 Lemoine, Tyrone - 150 Lemons, Larry - 150 Lester, Elizabeth - 171 Lester, Ianie - 129 Lewis, Gregory - 160 Lewis, Cheryl- 79, 170, 189, 215 Lewis, Mark - 129 Lewis, Melanie - 110 Lewis, Nancy - 110, 173, 175 Liles, Iames - 79 Lilley, Mamie - 150 Lilley, Sharon - 110, 192 Lim, Kwang - 110 Limberg, Ieff - 150 Limones, Ricky - 24, 129, 206 Limones, Sandra - 79 Linberg, Daniel- 3411 Lindamood, Lisa - 150 Lindsey, Celinda - 28, 79 Lindsey, Scott - 129, 207 Lindsey, Sherri- 79, 292 Linton, Tricia - 28, 79 Little, Carol- 79, 206 Littlefield, Terrie - 129 Lobaugh, Susan - 235 Logan, Beth - 209, 220 Logan, Pevy - 282 Loggins, Melanie - 56, 150 Lohden, Gregory - 79 Lohden, Tony - 150 Lones, Shiela - 150, 254 Long, David - 235 Long, Deborah - 150 Long, Don - 226, 293 Long, Kerry - 80 Longhofer, Ianette - 129, 285, 286 Looper, Peggy - 235, 362 Lopez, Arlene - 129, 150 Lopez. Greg - 120, 312, 313, 129, 216, 265 Lopex, Katy - 79 Lopex, Lupe - 79 Lopez, Patrick - 150 Lopez, Sammy - 44, 110, 199, 265, 3111 Lostetter, Sandy - 150 Loudermilk, Cathy - 80 Loudermilk, Diane - 129, 171 Love, Paul - 110 Love, Ray - 80 Lucero, Tammy - 150, 293 Luian, Adan - 80 Loyd, Kelvin - 129 Lozano, Kathy - 110, 253 Lozano, Leo - 150, 266, 305. 250. 251 Lozano, Sergio - 110 Lyles, Debbie - 150 Lynch, Amy - 110, 194, 195, 196, 224, 360 Lynch, Karen - 129, 179, 199 Lynch, Kathleen - 129, 179 Lyons, Tonia - 147, 150, 274, 275 Lyons, Trina - 129, 216 McAdams, Chuck - 35, 74, 80, 35. 198. 204 McBride. Ianette - 80 McCartney, Gary - 113, 300 McCarty, Erik - 113, 221 McCauley, Mary Ann - 129 McClain, Nan - 129 McCluer, Roger - 113 McCormack, Diane - 150, 172 McCormick, Brenda - 150 McCormick, David - 208 McCormick, Melody - 152, 173 McCoy, Angie - 65, 66, 80 McCoy, Terri - 129 McCullough, Pam - 129 McCurley, Shannon - 152 McCurry, Sherri- 152, 173 McDaniel, lack - ID, 93, 170, 262 McDonald, David - 171, 293 McDonald, Marcia - 113 McDonald, Scott- 152 McDowell, Kyle - 113, 292 McDowell, Pam - 152 McFadin, Tony - 143, 152, 266 McFarland, Keri - 18, 80, 186 McFarland, Pam - 129, 207, 292 McFarlin, Shirley -- 110, ZIB, 284, 285, 286 McGahee, lim - 235 McGarvey, Andy - 152 McGee, Tony - 110, 265 McGlone, Marion - 129 McGlone, Michelle - 173, 194, 317, 360 McGovem, Tim - 152 McGregor, Glen - 129, 300 McGuire, Dennis - B3 McGuire, Tammy - 152, 274, 256 McKee, Lori - 152, 293 McKellar, Marilyn - 152, 173, 207 McKenzie, Eva - 110, 189, 190, 208 McKnight, Evelyn - 83, 171 McMeans, Diane - 235 McNeely, Mike - 238, 249, 247 McNeil, Cindy - 129 McNeil, Mike - 152, 282 McNeil, Tom - 35, 129, 173 McPeters, Renee - 83, 184, 186 McPeters, Tommy -- 4, 130, 249 McPerson, Monny - 152 McPherson, Ronda - 83 McVay, Barbara - 238 McVicker, Ian - 232, 233 Macha, Shelly - 113 Madewell, Melinda - 150 Mallory, Elizabeth - 80 Mangum, Robert - 113 Maldonado, Linda - 150 Mallam, Winifred - 235 Manderscheid, Greg - 150. 247 INDEX Manderscheid, Ieff - 128, 129, 292, 303 Maner, Ginger -- 129 Maner, Patrick - 150, 266 Mangham, Lisa - 150, 207, 285, 286, 287 Manning, Luann - 80, 97 Mantooth, Iimmy - 150 Mantooth, Laura - 113,220 Manzelli, Don - 113,129 Maris, Debbie - 129, 207 Marsh, Don - 22 Marshall, Dorinda -80, 207, 209, 270 Marsha ll, Regina - 113,179,199 Marshall, Tim - 17, 129, 175, 292, 366 Martin, Iames - 113 Martinez, Alex - 129, 207 Martinez, Belinda - 150 Martinez, Frank - 150 Martinez, Mark - 150 Martinez, Pete - 150, 266 Martinez, Robert- 150 Neatherlin, Hope - 113 Robin - .113 292 Mikusek, Lisa - 83 Miles, Iessica - 150,160 Miles, Lisa - 113,172 Miles, Lori- 152, 207, 256 Miles, Paul- 113 Milford, Pat- 238 Milford, Toni- 238, 310 Miller, Beverly - 112,113 Miller, Carol- 152, 173,207 Miller, Christina - 152 Miller, Debbie - 83 Miller, Tim - 130 Miller, Tim - 130 Millican, Mike - 130 Minor, Iennifer - 113 Minter, Iery - 113 Minton, Tim - 83,291 Mitchell, Ierry - 152 Mitchell, Melodie - 19, 61, 77, 83, 100, 179, 180, 198, 310, 315. 324, 325, 321, 323 Mitchell, Tammie - 83 Mizell, Victoria - 130, 285, 286, 287 Moss, Mary - 238 Mouser, Sharon - 113,218 Moya, Seonor - 207 Mueller, Sue - 238 Mullins, Iackie - 152 Mullins, Kim - 3,107,113,199 Munger, Bruce - 152 Murphy, Gerald - 130 Murphy, Glen - 152 Murphy, Tony - 130, 290 Murphy, Buzzy - 242, 262, 323 Murphy, Wayne - 152 Murray, Tammy - 152, 160, 171 Mussett, David - 130, 282 Mussler, Allan - 113, 175 Olsovsky, Cynthia - 152 Orand. Phillip - 152, 300 O'Rand, Rickey - 113 Orea, Yvette - 46, 136, 172, 285 286, 287 Orozco, Iohn - 84 Ortiz, Iose - 130 Ortiz, Pedro - 152 Oseid, Monica - 130, 187, 322, 323 Ost, Iulia - 84 Otts, Randall- 84, 102 Overland, T. Wayne - 84 Overland, Wayne - 89 Owen, Robert - 113 Myers, Leah -- 130 Owens. Stacey - 152 Narasse. Louise - 238 Nault, Nancy - 152 Neal, Bill -- 83,204 Pace, Cliff- 152 Pace, Marvin - 130, 208 Pace, Monica - 152,172 Mason, Martinez, Tony - 52, 80, 99, 167, 1 Mason, 83, 194, 196, 290, 291, 47 Charolette - 80, 179 Mason, Gary - 113 Mason, Iohn - 150 Mason, Perry - 150 Mason, Sharon - 120, 129, 291 Sheila - 150 Mock, Doug - 130 Mock, Laura - 32, 81, 83, 101, 179. 180, 204 Neff, Iimmy - 113, 170, 177, 288 Nehrie, Susana - 113 Pace, Paddock, Mark - 113 Paddock, Paula - 130, 173 Massey, Kim - 113,208 Massey, Melinda - 129, 254 Massey, Phillip - 113 Monk, Cindy - 130 Montgomery, Bruce - 152, 282 Montgomery, Scott- 152, 302 Montgomery, Steve - 130 Moon, Mickey - 113, 245,282 Mooney, Brian - 130 Mooney, Melony - 152 Mooneyham, Randy - 130, 216 Nelson Nelson Nelson, , Roy - 130 ,Roy - 130,171 Nelson, Nelson Nelson 1 Brian -- 84, 190, 302 Donald - 152, 305 Roberta - 84, 277 Tommy - 152 Nelson, Toni- 130 Page, Amy - 52, 238 Page, Iohn - 84, 155,214,282 Palme r, Curtis - 130 Palmer, Kelley -- 114 Palme Palme r, Mike -- 114, 175 r, Natalie - 147, 155, 175 David - 113,249 Mast, David - 129 Maternowski, Barry - 113,265 , Cheryl - 83 Moore, Moore Matheny, Mona -- 129 Mathes, Sandy - 113,212 Mathis, Iimmy - 143, 150, 266, Moore, George - 292 Moore, Mary - 130 Moore, Melinda - 83 Nentwig, Don - 238, 247 Nerio, Dora - 152, 192 Nerio, Ruben - 130, 192 Nerio, Sandra - 113 Neuse, Kay - 113,213 Newell, David - 36, 84, 262 Newton, Deborah - 152, 172, 292 Palmer, Russell- 130 Pardo. Faye - 238 Parikh, latin - 155 Parish, Todd - 130 Park, Vaughn - 130, 289 Parker, Ierry - 130 Parker, Kim - 155,173 Parker, Timothy - 84 Patrick, Donna - 35, 114, 175 303 Mathis, Loretta -- 150 Mathis, Teresa - 124, 129, 136. 187, 222, 323 Matkin, Todd - 150 Matson, Vanessa - 80,93 Matson, Victor - 150 Matton, Nelson - 129 Maurer, Chris - 113 Maxwell, Brenda - 150 Mayberry, Ron - 113 Mayes, Shere - 80 Maynard, Linda - 80 Maynard, Lori- 129 Mayo, Steven - 80,99 Meade, Brenda - 113 Meadows, Steve - 170 Medford, David - 152 Medina, Henry - 152 Mee, Kim - 130, 171 Meeks, Keith - 28, 41, 69, 83, 85. 103, 262, 276, 323 Melton, Sherri - 152 Melton, Tracy - 214 Metzger, Hank - 130 Meyers, Sandy - 113 Meyers, Shelley - 113 Mikusek, Iohn - 113 INDEX Moore, Patty - 35, 113, 179 Moore, Quint- 26,130 Moore, Becky - 83, 179 Moore, Becky R. - 83, 90, 198 Moore, Ruth - 232, 233 Moore, Travis - 14, 152 Moraes, Alez - 130 Morante, Gabby - 148 Morante, Iavier -- 152 Morante, Nori - 113 Moreno, Alfred - 130, 193,300 Moreno, Angela - 152 Moreno, Ilda - 113 Moreno, lrocema - 130 Morgan, Sharon - 152, 201, 274, 366 Morgenson, Britt- 73, 83, 302 Morgenson, Cheryl - 113 Morris, Sandra - 152, 172 Morrison, Carmen - 152 Morse, Matthew - 83,220 Morse, Nancy - 113 Moseley, Richard - 238 Moses, lane - 22, 238 Mosher, Mike - 130 Moss, Cindy - 83 Moss, Donna - 152,158 Moss, Iames - 113 Nicholas, Susan - 113 Nichols, Dutch -- 152 Nichols, Shawn - 130 Nickols, Robert - 130, 152 Nixon, Becky - 152 Nixon, Stephen - 113 Norman, Pat- 234 Norman, Melissa - 292 Norman, Vanessa - 84 Northcutt, Lana - 113 Nye, Ricky - 84, 247 Nygardino, Caroline - 152, 172 Parks, Beverly - 155 Parks, Billy - 114 Parks, Tyriece - 2, 84, 85, 179, 180 Parry, Kevin - 155 Parsons, Carolyn - 238 Partney, Lisa - 114, 166, 179 Paschall, Donette - 114. 120 Paschall, Sherry - 130, 251 Pass, Anne - 155 Pate, Wendy - 154.155, 157, 256, 257 Patrick, Anthony - 155, 266, 251 O'Brien, Dennis - 130, 152 O'Brien, Shannon - 24, 200, 293 Ochoa, Dahlia - 113' O'Conner, Sean - 144, 152 O'Hara, Cheryl- 84 Okle, Dennis - 84, 262 Oliver, Bryan - 113 Oliver, Gregory - 84 Oliver, Iulie - 152, 161, 300 Oliver, William - 127 Ollar. Brian - 152 Patrick, Larry - 130 Patrick, Lisa - 155,174 Patrick, Lori- 130, 114 Patrick, Steve -- 84, 175, 203, 204, 315 Patterson, Shaye - 130 Patterson, Tony - 216 Payne, Ierry - 130 Payne, Vicki -- 114, 191 Pearce, Gene -- 114 Pearson, Rits - 84, 175, 204, 29 Pearson, Ronda -- 155, 207 Pearson, Todd - 130 ecikonis, Ed - 84, 90, 300 ecikonis, Evelyn - 238 eddy, Gina -5, 130, 200, 285, 286 'eiser, David - 84, 93, 102, 262 'eiser, Monte - 14, 114, 262, 303, 302 'ena, Emma - 130 'erez, Melissa - 155, 207 ierez, Shelley - 114 Perez, Sophie - 155 'erez, Stella - 285 'erry, Debbie - 87 'erry, Melody - 160,172 'erryman, Debra - 114 'esina, Deanna - 87 'etens, Pete - 208 'eters, Dondi - 87 Jetrosky, Ierry - 155 'etty, Carla - 155 Dfaff, Ann - 234 Jfaff, Karen - 155,274,275 ?hares, Earl- 155 Phillips, David - 114, 155 ?hillips, David I. - 155 Phillips, Kathy - 23, 55, 58, 87. 98, 179, 180, 190, 198 Phillips, Paul- 155 Phipps, Iohn - 118, 304 Pickett, Les - 17, 155, 266, 323 Pier, Carol -- 203, 238 Pierce, Cindy - 84, 204, 223 Piest, Corinne - 37, 118, 170, 177, 186, 199, 323 Pietens, Pete - 130 Pike, Bobby - 155 Pike, Grayson - 142, 155, 160, 175, 208 Pinchera, Leah - 87 Pinckarn, Scott- 130 Pisciotta, Lori- 155 Pittmon, Gary - 238 Plumley, Glynn - 155 Plymale, Debbie - 130,179 Plymale, Karen - 155, 301 Plymale, Karol- 151, 155, 301 Plymale, Phil- 114 Plymale, Terri - 130 Pogue, Lisa - 130 Pohl, Scott- 238 Polous, Ioe - 114 Pope, David - 155 Pope, Tamara - 155, 171, 301, 218, 323 Poque, Lisa - 292 Porter, Iana - 114,115,186,199 Porter, Iennifer - 189, 208 Posey, Kathy - 130 Powell, Kathy - 155 Powell, Pam - 114, 208, 216 Power, Iames - 114 Pratt, Iamie- 111,114, 194, 300 Pressly, Gregory - 87, 220 Preston, Audrey - 114, 170, 179 Preston, Kevin - 87, 262 Preston, Larry - 130, 249 Preston,,Sherry - 118 Price, Iames - 87 Price, Lisa - 114, 179 Price, Tim - 114 Prichett, Beth - 155 Pritchett, Suzette - 155, 274, 256 Pruett, Ianice - 155 Puckett, Norma - 232, 233 Puente, Linda -- 133,175 Puentes, Dorothy - 155 Punsalan, Cindy - 133,208 Punsalan, Wilhelmine - 155 Purkey, Sheila - 133, 285, 286. 326 Purvis, Nathan - 261,262 Puryear, lim - 224,230 Quesada, Susan - 239 Quinn, Kevin - 114 Quintanilla, Sandra - 155,293 Rainwater, Kristi- 132, 133 Ramos, Ramon - 155 Ramsden, Kim - 114 Ramsey, David - 133 Ramsey, 1. - sa,s2,a7,isa,1s9, 190, 196, 308 Ramson, Susan - 291 Randle, Iohn - 27, 62, 87, 99, 193, 194 Randall, Debbie - 155,173 Ransome, Susan - 114, 199. 297, 29 Raper, Gayla - 114, 284, 285, 286 Raskin, Herman - 7, 90, 230 Ray, Cynthia - 114 Ray, Melissa - 133 Reamy, Beth - 155, 301 Reamy, Ken - 133,303,302 Redding, Arnold - 155 Redding, Kelly - 87, 220 Redmon, Margaret- 155 Redmon, William - 114 Reed, Robert - 155 Reeves, Brenda - 61, 66, 87, 97, 100, 164, 186, 198, 306, 310. 311, 314, 315, 325, 312, 323 Reeves, Elizabeth - 87, 170, 177, 179, 204, 205, 215, 217 Reeves, Evelyn - 238 Reeves, Iohn - 133, 137 Reeves, Kay - 172,177,239 Regan, Annie Reed - 228 Reger, Iohn - 133, 137, 265 Reger, Renee - 87, 97, 197, 204, 215, 217 Reich, Mary - 114 Reid, Randy - 114 Reinhard. Willie - 43,114 Reinoehl, Linda - 155 Renshaw, Doris - 239, 205 Renshaw, Tommy - 104, 107, 108, 114, 116 Resendez, Noe -- 87 Resendez, Pinky - 133 Revier, Paul - 155,171 Reyna, Charles - 69, 87 Reyna, Teresa - 133, 286 Reyna. Thomas - 114 Reynolds, Iames - 155 Reynolds, Marvin - 114 Reynolds, Renee - 81, 87, 211 Reynolds, Tammie - 69, 87 Rheingeldt, Robert- 155 Rhinehart, Willie - 262 Rhodes, Randy - 87,175 Rhoads, Rocky - 114, 259, 262, 363 Ribble, Patsy - 238 Rich, David - 155 Rich, Deborah - 88, 179 Rich, Mike - 7, 107, 114, 230 Rich, Rocky - 155 Rich, Tim - 133 Richards, Cheryl- 88, 140, 203 Richards, Lisa - 133,208 Richardson, Deanna - 114 Richardson, Bandall - 171 Richardson, Randy - 155, 171 Riddell, Ieanette - 99 Riddle, Ricky - 155, 160, 201, 265, 322, 251, 323 Rie, Becky - 88 Riggs, Christa - 133, 254 Rinehart, Sandra - 155,293 Riney, Cindy - 239 Riojas, Martha - 155 Ripley, Dollie - 224, 231, 308 Roard, Chan - 239 Robbins, Debra - 88 Roberson, Gayla - 114 Roberts, Iames - 88 Roberts, Tony - 133,300,304 Robertson, Karen - 33, 133, 360 Robinson, Iohn - 160 Robinson, Iohn - 133 Robinson, Kenneth - 88 Robinson, Mark - 88, 276 Robinson, Mike - 133 Robinson, David - 88 Robison, Robert- 155 Rodriquez, Esther - 133, 173. 319 Rodriguez, Rosa - 88 Roe, Lyndea - 220, 239 Rogers, Catherine - 224, 239, 241 Rogers, Darryl- 176 Rogers, Nancy - 238 Rogers, Robert - 173,190 Rogers, Tammy - 160, 176, 189 Rollins, Erik - 88 Romero, Iulie - 13,114 Rome, Phillip - 88 Rose, Scott- 266 Roseberry, Lisa - 114 Rosen, David - 133 Rositas, Teresa - 133 Rosson, Clint - 114 Roten, Ioseph - 114, 206 Rowe, Don - 114 Rowe, Ierry - 176 Rowe, Liana - 124, 133, 175 Rowe, Phillip - 175 Rowe, Rick - 189, 317 Rowe, Scott - 207 Rowland, Carol- 114, 179 Rubeakaba, Harvey - 114,133 Rush, David - 142, 151, 156 Rush, Iohnny - 133, 302 Rushing, Leslie - 133, 192 Rushton. Mike - 133 Russum, Gayle - 114 Ruth, Reva - 114 Rutto, Craig - 305 Ruyle, Marilyn - 156 Ruyle, Penny - 133, 207 Ryals, Iimmy - 133,282,302 Ryals, Terri - 114, 199. 285, 286, 287 Ryman, Ricky - 156, 266 Saenz, David - 108, 114,29 Saint, Mike - 156, 293 Saint, Susan - 114 Salazar, Esequiel - 156, 173 Salick, Laurie - 114 Sanders, Karla - 88, 171 Sanders, Robbie -- 65, 88 Sandoval, Ierry - 117 Sandoval, Lupe - 156,173 Sandoval, Robert - 117 Sanford, Kelly - 117, 133, 249, 276 Sanford, Terrance - 265 Sarandis, David - 156, 265, 267 Sarandis, Nick - 117 Saucedo, Martha - 156 Saur. David - 117,156 Scarbrough, Sharon - 239 Schaare, Iames - 24, 133, 120, 138, 214, 282 Schell, Iason - 133 Schenkler, Phillip - 133, 189, 292 Schepf, Gary - 36, 100, 228, 239 Schoeneienst, Steve - 133, 205. 292 Schrader, Leah - 156, 160 Schroeder, Rob - 156 Schultz, Lisa - 88,179 Schultz, Monica - 156, 256 Scott, Connie - 156 Scruggs, Guy - 117, 221, 304 Seabolt, Ierry - 23,133,304 Seiber, Ierri - 117,212 Seitz, Ierry - 133 Self, Lannie - 133 Self, Terry - 156, 260, 251 Sellers, Kenneth - 170 Sellers, Stacy - 156 Senstock, Susan - 131,133,179 Senter, Eric - 153,156 Sessions, Sherri- 3. 34, 285, 286 INDEX Sevek, Ierry - 208 Shackleford, Bryan - 156, 175, 207 Shanahan, Linda - 117, 199, 253 Shannan, Beth - 238 Shapher, Susan - 208 Sharp, Stephanie - 156, 173 Sheffield, Flora -- 117 Shelton, Gwynn - 239 Shepherd, Elnor - 241 Sherman, Rosia - 156 Sherman, Sheila - 88 Sherrell, Keith - 133, 288, 289 Shopher, Susan - 133 Shrum, Gina - 24, 133, 200, 292 Shrum, Kelly - 88, 98, 198, 201, 298 Shults, Lawrence - 133 Simmons, Christy - 88, 253, 252 Simmons, David -- 88 Simmons, Deborah - 88 Simmons, Greg - 218 Simmons, lim - 239 Simmons, Kelly I. - 91, 179, 194, 360 Simmons, Kelly B. - 133,179, 188 Simmons, Melinda - 133 Simmons, Sandy -- 117, 119, 165, 196, 253 Sims, Steve - 156 Singletary, Wendell- 112, 116, 117, 182, 183, 219 Sitton, lim - 239 Skaggs, Teresa - 156 Skelton, Iulie - 117 Sleigle, Robert - 133 Sloan, Donna - 24,131,133, 207, 292 Sloan, Morris - 239, 259, 261, 262 Smicklas, Daniel - 91 Smicklas, Dennis - 91 Smith, Billy - 133 Smith, Bob - 117 Smith, Dale - 117 Smith, David I. - 91 Smith, David W. - 62, 91, 170, 177, 191, 198, 204, 218 Smith, Dean - 117 Smith, Donna - 156 Smith, Greg - 128, 136, 139, 200. 265 Smith, Iennifer - 91 Smith, Iimmy - 117 Smith, Ioannah - 11.7 Smith, Kendra - 172 Smith, Kevin - 156 Smith, Laura - 156 Smith, Louis - 91 Smith, Monica - 117 Smith, Paul -- 91 INDEX Smith, Randy - 50, 117, 262 Smith, Ruth - 240 Smith, Sonya - 156 Smith, Stacy - 156, 207 Smith, Tammy - 156 Smith, Tim - 156 Smith, Toby - 156, 266 Smith, Trenda - 133 Smith, Vicky - 156 Smithey, Penny - 156 Smythe, Ron - 133 Smyths, Iames - 208 Sneed, Terri- 117 Snody, Rodney - 156 Snow, Marney - 115, 117, 292, 298 Snow, Sandra - 6, 47, 77, 81, 97, 194, 195, 198, 203, 360 Snowden, David - 133,262,302 Snowden, Mike - 156, 266, 303 Snyder, Barry - 117 Snyder, Melinda - 88, 220 Solis, Martin - 156 Solomon, Doug - 156, 266, 302 Solomon, Reese - 133 Sooter, Lacie - 118 Sooter, Misty - 133, 179 Soto, Candalaria - 91 Soto, Iohn - 117,175,366 Soto, Iosie - 107,231,233 Soward, Carl- 133 Sparks, Brooke - 133 Sparks, Dale - 133, 302, 30 Sparks, Lynn - 117,179 Spears, Linda - 238, 364 Spilman, Edith - 156 Springer, Sheila - 133, 135, 173, 379 Spurgeon, Sheri- 91 Stafford, Randy - 117 Staggs, Linda - 237 Staggs, Susan - 91, 162, 291 Stallings, Iames - 134 Stancil, Carol- 156, 301 Stanford, Dotye - 178, 235 Stanley, Mary - 156, 172 Stanley, Rocky - 69, 91, 312, 313, 323 Stanton, Blake - 117 Stanton, Troy - 134 Stark, Iulie - 134, 171 Starnes, Dana - 91 Starnes, Mark - 91 Starnes, Robyn - 239 Stay, Troy- 134 Stearns, Ranelle - 156 Stearns, Susan - 91 Stearns, Vicki- 117 Steel, R011 - 117, 156 Stegman, Carla - 134, 272 Stephan, Troy - 134, 189 Stephens, Alan - 160 Stephens, Annette - 203, 239 Stephens, Christine -91, 207 Stephens, Greg -- 156, 282 Stephenson, Bobby - 117, 175 Stephenson, George --91, 189 Stevens, Angela - 91, 175 Sterling, Melinda - 70, 91, 100, 253 Stevens, Scott- 117 Stewart, Betty - 156 Stewart, Dawn - 92 Stewart, Iames - 92 Stewart, Tacy - 134 Stinson, Anthony - 134 Stinson, Ioleta - 140, 156, 160, 285, 286, 287, 321, 323 Stinson, Tony - 156 Stipes, Iohn - 234 Stipes, Margie - 166 Stitt, Iudith - 156 Stoffregen, Barry - 134 Stokley, Vertis - 117 Stone, Paula - 92 Stromberg, Eric - 239 Stoneburner, Cheryl- 134 Story, Lonnie -- 117 Stroup, Derrick -- 92 Stribley, Keith - 134 Stringer, David - 156 Stubbs, Ray - 134 Sturch, Terry - 117, 302 Suk, Il Lo - 117 Sullivan, Tim - 156 Surley, Io - 156,173 Sutter, Billy - 156 Swasso, Pamela - 92 Swimm, Mara - 92 Swinford, Rita - 156 Tahchawwickah, Kim - 92 Taldo, Michael- 289 Talkington, Les - 222, 240 Tamayo, Daniel- 92, 247, 282 Tate, Don - 226 Tate, Kelly - 117 Tate, Tim - 134 Tatom, Peggy - 117, 173 Taylor, Catherine - 92 Taylor, Ioe Bob - 69, 70, 235, 240 Taylor, Iohn - 156 Taylor, Linda - 134 Taylor, Patty -- 240 Taylor, Tammy - 134 Teague, Cheryle - 156 Teague, Ieri - 140, 156, 322 Tedder, Lisa - 134 Tedder, R. - 134 Tennison, Debra - 156 Terry, David - 117 Tetzlaff, Veronica - 92 Thedford, Diane - 228, 240 Thiele, Denetta - 92 Thiele, Roger - 134 Thomas, Chris - 265 Thomas, Ierry - 156 Thomas, Neal- 90 Thomas, Pamela - 92 Thomas, Ricky - 156 Thomas, Mark - 117, 175 Thomas, Steve - 159 Thomason, Larry - 13, 117 Thompson, David - 159 Thompson, Iames - 117 Thompson, Iohn - 134 Thompson, Paula - 117 Thompson, Sue - 134 Thompson, Tommy - 92 Thorn, Randy - 117 Tipton, Sheryl- 167 Thrasher, Connie - 159 Throne, Laura - 159 Tidwell, Belinda - 159 Tiller, Al - 240, 253 Tilley, Mark - 159, 144, 288, 2 Tindall, Margie - 134 Tobias, Cindy - 134 Tobias, Sylvia - 159 Tolland, Libby - 271, 207, 27C 299 Tomaro, Tambry - 134, 208 Tomaro, Tom - 159, 189 Tomerlin, Iimmy - 134 Toney, Bill - 159, 305 Toney, Iohn - 134, 265, 282 Torano, Kathy - 117 Torres, Irma - 217 Torres, Ioe - 117, 189, 190 Torres, Mary - 117, 172 Torres, Ramona - 134 Torrez, Dory -- 159, 276 Torrez, Irma - 159 Torrez, Ioe - 92 Townley, Dr. Iohn - 234 Towns, Darlene - 117,208 Tracht, Lisa - 159, 293 Traughber, Ierry - 117, 192, 1 Travis, Troy - 282 Trent, Tracy - 159, 256, 257 Trigg, Kevin - 78, 117, 260, 26 262, 263, 268, 247, 282 Trimble, Chana - 159, 274 Trimble, Liz - 92 Tubb, Debra - 92 Tucker, Tommy - 87,111, 11 201, 203, 262, 363 Tunstall, Tammy - 117 Turner, Debbie - 159 Turner, Iimmy - 134 Turner, Rhonda - 13, 117, 17 Tuscana, Barbara - 92 3 Vasquez, Lora - 159 Tuscana, Mary - 10, 134, 136, 175 Tyler, Billy - 134,304 . 1-.1. 1 Ugalde, Ben - 117,173 Ugalde, Martin - 159, 214 Underwood, Stacy - 35, 159, 173 Usery, Carla - 192,285 Usery, Donald - 134 Usery, Mike- 117 Ussery, Terry - 117, 262, 269, 29, 323 Uzzle, Danna - 159, 301 Valentine, Gary - 134,282,283 Vance, Bryan - 92 Vance, Mark - 159 Vance, Mike - 159 Van Cleave, Glen - 159 Van Cleave, Lorrie - 95 Vanderpool, Brenda - 95 Van Dyke, Kevin - 134 Van Riper, Vanetta - 117, 196, 205 Van Wart, Todd - 134,305 Van Wye, Becky - 117, 197 Vasquez, Iuan - 134, 282,283 Vaughn, Dewey - 134, 265, 282 Vaughn, LaFawn -- 159 Vaghen, Pauline - 134 Vawter, Cheryl- 134, 207 Velez, Ioe - 134,207 Velez, Linda - 118 Vernon, David - 118,265 Verver, Kim - 95 Verver, Temi - 118,286 Vickroy, Conrad - 53, 62, 95. 103, 175, 190, 204, 308, 309, 319 Villarreal, Cindy - 35,134, 173 Vita, Susan - 95 Vitasek, Stephen - 95, 215 Voisard, Kenny - 159 Voisard, Mike - 95 Vorsard, Ron - 118 Voss, Kenny - 118 Wages, Laura - 141 Wagner, Dale - 134 Wagner, Ioy - 95 Wagner, Rachel -- 134, 207, 266, 254 Wagoner, Richie - 118, 159 Walden, Dorothy - 118 Walden, Mike - 134 Walker, Kimberly - 95,179 Walker, Mitzi- 147. 159 Wall, Kenny - 159 Wall, Kitty - 239 Wallace Wallace Wallace Wallace Walton, Walton, , Hazel- 240 , Karen - 159, 172 ,Kimberly - 95 ,Tammie - 95 Iody - 134 Melodie - 159 Walton, Susan - 118, 207, 270 Ward, Blair- 6, 95, 97, 166, 259. 262, 302, 327, 302 Ward, Cheryl -- 32, 95, 324, 325 Ward, Robbie - 134,165,203 Ward, Vickie - 134 Warren, Brian - 118,304 Warren, Kim -- 134, 292 Waters, Dale - 159 Waters, Kathy - 134,292 Watkins, Deborah - 118 Watkins, Iimmy - 305 Watkins, Karen - 95, 202, 204, 208 Watkins, Tommy - 159 Watson, Eddie - 159 Watson, Houston - 147, 159. 189, 293 Watson, Ioe - 134, 292 Watson, Sonia - 85, 95, 170 Watson, Troy - 159 Watts, Chris - 134, 217, 254 Watts, David - 118 Watts, Donald - 118 Wemer, Scott- 96 West, David - 96 West, Tim - 96 Westbrook, Rhonda - 159 Westerman, Tonya - 134 Whatley, Iames - 96 Wheless, Sherry - 171, 179 White, Iulie - 159 White, Mark - 159 White, Pat- 159. 250, 251 White, Sherre - 51, 94, 96, 100. 175 White, Sherri -- 159 White, Tony - 159 Whitfeild, Bob - 159 Whitfield, Laurie - 159 Whitley, Taryn - 8, 55, 70, 90. 96, 98, 184, 186, 198 Whitlow, Kanan - 118, 179 Whittington, Karen - 159, 257 Wicks, Kay - 134 Wilbanks, Ierry - 159 Wilcox, Donna - 227, 240 Wilder, David - 134, 249, 323 Wiles, Raymond - 159 Wilkinson, Gina - 190, 191, 240 Willaford, Elaine - 118, 292, 323 Williams, Alex - 118, 136 Williams, Amber - 136, 221 Williams, Becky - 96 Williams, Blake - 61, 96, 102 Williams, Dana - 96, 179, 180. 198, 204 Williams, Gina - 118,170,177. 208 Williams, Iames - 118, 276, 278 Watts, Ramona - 95 Wear, Cheryl- 241 Weaver, Bill- 159 Weaver, Carrie - 5,118,29 Weaver, Lynn - 151,159,293 Webb, Kim - 134,194,360 Webb, Richard - 159, 173, 305 Webb, Sandy - 118, 179 Weber, Patrick - 95,207,208 Webester, Mike - 159, 171, 293 Weddington, Michael- 95 Weddle, Kent- 159, 266 Weddle, Kim - 8, 89, 95, 98, 189, 190, 317 Weiche, Kevin - 134 Weiler, Dawn - 241 Weisbecker, Kellie - 118 Welch, Charles - 86, 95, 162 Welch, Yvonne - 102, 232, 233 Welker, lanet - 134 Welker, Ieana - 159 Wells, Edward - 96 Wells, Herman - 305 Wells, Scott- 159 Werner, Brent- 118 Werner, Ieannine - 134, 179 Williams, Iohn - 136 Williams, Karren - 118 Williams, Keith - 159 Williams, Kelly - 89, 96 Williams, Lora - 96, 220 Williams, Michael - 159 Williams. Ruben - 136, 249 Williams, Sharon - 116 Williams, Wendy - 136, 159 Wilson, E Wilson, L mma - 238 arry - 78, 96, 214 Wilson, Mark - 159, 250, 251 Wilson, Marsha - 96,97 Wilson, Michael- 118 Wilson, Mitchell- 96 Wilson, T Wilson, T Wilt, And erri - 136. 137, 144 racy -- 136 y - 136 Windham, Cindy - 82, 96, 219, 253 Windham, David - 136 Wing, Karla - 118, 172 Winn, Ierry - 231 Winn, Paula - 96 Winn, Sherrie - 160,172,217 Winn, Ch arles - 267 Winn, Todd - 160, 161, 266 Winnet, Bryan - 240 Witherspoon, Robert- 160, 207 Witt, Milton - 224, 231, 328 Wohlers, Bruce - 96 Wohlers, Kim - 160 Wolever, Kevin - 27, 96, 101, 164, 296, 247, 246, 323, 327 Wolfe, Mike - 160, 262 Wolford, Paul- 118 Wood, jeff - 113, 160, 173 Wood. Kristi- 118, 175, 199. 203 Wood, Sammy - 99 Woodall, jeff - 99 Woodall, Ryan - 160, 251 Woods, Kim - 160 Woods, Marilyn - 118, 285 Woodson, Melba - 236 Wooley, Sandra - 118 Wooten, Rhonda - 86, 99, 291, 326 Wooten, Steve - 136, 291, 298 Works, Robin - 99, 175 Wosnig, Iames - 118. 292 Wosnig, Iohn - 136 Wright, Bob - 21, 240, 261, 262 Wright, Cindy -- 173 Wright, Ianet - 136 Wroten, Gina - 160 Wyatt, Chris - 99, 282 Wyatt, lames - 99, 206 Wyatt, Lee - tae, 189, zoe Wyman, Paula - 163, 240 Wynn, Edith - 136 Yakel, Billy - 118, 265 Yakel, Robert - 118, 173,208 Yarbrough, Merrily - 70, 99 Yarbrough, Robert- 118, 175 Ybarra, Alberto - 142, 160, 218, 282 Young, Brian - 136 Young, Carol- 160 Young, Frances - 241 Young, Iulie - 136 Young. Robyn - 160, 301 Young, Sharon - 118, 179 Youngblood, Carol - 274 Youngblood, Donna - 160 Zavala, Olga - 118 Zeller, Barry - 136 Zeller, Bill- 99, 291 Zinn, Vicki- 118 Zuniga, Raymond - 99 INDEX "Why so soon" . . . "I-lelp, vve're late' fter the yearbook was turned into the publisher last year, preparations for this issue of the Valhalla was beginning. "Why so soon" we thought. But little did we know that the time was critical and could get away from us if we weren't careful. The summer vacation was no different. After the editors spent seven rainy days at Oklahoma University, under the direction of the infamous Colonel Chuck Sav- age, the theme, cover design, writ- ing style, and layout format were under construction. On August 12-15, the section editors and volunteers attended a workshop at UTA. The yearbook seminar was sponsored in part by Taylor Publishing Company, where the Valhalla is printed. It f"i'1 was at this workshop when the editors, Sandra Snow and Stacie Dane perfected the cover. To keep up the tradition, the cover is blue 144521. A whirlpool grain and stamped silver foil com- pliment the design. But by far the most notable special effect is a it 8765 die cut in the front lower left- hand corner. Within the bounds of the cover, 368 pages of enamel paper are bound together with a Smythe binding. Melior is the major types- tyle used. Although various styles and sizes are used on headlines, the purpose is to achieve a differ- ent, attractive display of modern yearbook ideas. More issues of this Valhalla were sold than ever before. On our one-day sale, 1,638 orders were taken. As the pages of the book ma their way through the assembly Taylor, Acie Mitchell, our rep sentative, worked patiently a generously to see that the Nim body would receive a book - time - they would be proud of. "Help we're late," Mr. Mitch often heard us say, but throu the countless hours fboth frustr ing and joyousj spent on the wee ends, late at night fmany tim past 2 in the morningl, during t holiday season, and even hor sick in bed, the staff worked ha. Even non-staff members, like Dc Becker and Rachael Wagn pitched in, just so the stude body, along with ourselves, cot have a personal recorded piece history of the "turned around dn ade" year at Nimitz High. Q , y,,, 4? as , 'vs Editors in Chief: Stacie Dane and Organizations: Ann Dean, Iill Sandra Snow Lehrer and Karen Robertson Student Life: Tammy Ienkins, Faculty: Amy Lynch and Delia Anguiano and Tonja Kelly Michelle McGlone. Sports: David Carter, Danny A S ecial thank you to Mr. lack Classes: Kelly Simmons, Haynes and Tim Fooks Harlfrider for the dedication and M1149 Kmg H0H0fS2IHm1QPfH1f determination he has. and Klm Webb STAFF oncernment was not only spoken, it filled our minds. The dissection of animals is ii fainilizir sight in tho biology czlzissos. This pig is ai poriorzl exiiinplo. While putting up tho ficfshinzin decorations. Charlie Cnynos looks down tho Ceiling to soo if :ill is in order. il CLOSING With a glance around the room, Ms. Peggy Looper can always tell liow her students are understand- ing. Listening attentively, lim Horn finds out how to order his senior graduation announcements. ' ' fri? fi f During Mr. Killian's Greek Olym- pics, two classmates battle it out in the leg wrestling event. ellow Americans were captured at gun point on Nov. 4. CLOSING . . A L 'X xm- It xi .R Q 1 V... . I Y ,,, 'm so concerned." These words were not only spoken in the classroom but also ran through the minds of practically every student, not only at Nimitz, but all across America. Beginning with the 50 American hostages which had been held captive by a student radical group in Tehran, Iran, confusion practi- cally slapped us right in the face. On November 4, these fellow Americans were captured at gun point by a group of college student terrorists. Thousands of uncon trollable people, both male and female - along with little chil- Suzanne Palpal-lotoc takes a break from school during lunch on the back steps to the cafeteria. dren - lined the streets around the Embassy, screaming anti U.S. cries. "Death to Carter" they con- tinued to shout, as US news teams "captured" them on film. But this was the beginning of a situation in the Middle East which would directly affect our future as a nation and as students. Along with these events, the Soviet Union invaded the borders of Afghanistan. This action caused questions over the U.S. boycott of the summer Olympics in Moscow. Where do we, as a nation, turn to? Besides the growing overseas conflict, a very painful, unex- pected crisis hit Nimitz High School. On Friday, February 8, Sophomore Iill DeAnn Iohnson passed away. , 'Z it Looking over a script for a Drama Dept. production, Kathy Atteberry relaxes on the stage. During summer workout, Ieff Covington, Tommy Tucker and Rocky Rhodes enjoy a moment of friendship and a joke. his situation would directly affect our future. CLOSING od doesn't let anything happen without a purpose. Preparing salads for the snack bar line, Linda Spears makes sure all ingredients have been tossed in. Pulling her jacket up tight, Tina Adams warms up after coming in from the cold. nf' 1 an I- Q Her death was due to a rare combination of viral pneumonia and staph infection. Iill was a very popular. well-liked person. As captain of the junior varsity cheer- leaders and member of the Stu- dent Council, she Zestly partici- pated in many school activities. The Monday morning scene after her death was a very unfa- CLOSING miliar sight throughout the hallsg they were nearly empty and silent. As the flags were lowered to half mast, another day was upon us. During first period, principal Roy Curry delivered a comforting eulogy to inform the ones who were unaware. Although this tragic incident In her PELE child care class, Sl ley Ledbetter works with her lf dergarten children at playtime. occurred, each of us had remember that when a persoi removed from this earth, it is our own grief that we cry, for C doesn't let anything happen wk is not according to His divine ' and purpose. Resting assured in this prom life goes ong so it did. Xvvl 0 df' Q 4 WW Y., 1' Z gpg'-sa ' '-4 urning back for a final glance, our lives must go on. During an early morning pep rally Iohn Soto, Lary Dorsey and Tim Marshall boost Viking spirits. While the action of a IV basketball game is going on, Sharon Morgan looks around through the crowd. Lunch period, lecture notes, homegame disco dances contin- ued as usual, along with the Sen- ior Ring, final exams and gradua- tion. Although the last trimester left most 12th graders with "sen- ioritis," school was rapidly com- ing to a close. Finally as the last distinct bell rang at 3:15 on May 30, another year had come and gone. As we turned back around for a last look at the new "decade year," the CLOSING future lay ahead of us, but the memories of school life will never be forgotten. Whether 18-year-old men and women would be drafted, or a devastating gasoline rationing plan would appear 131.10 for regu- lar and risingj, Nimitz High School was the place in which we shared only a small part of our lives, learning, laughing, and maturing . . . together. ZHIGH QCH Ry Of. IH MEMgHN.50N JlLL J y WgHW'!ic,fk . ..,. , , , "' ,,ec i A 1 16 I , ri. X ..,, Ai ? Q, ' ' fs qs. . Jw- K' I-. -gtN,., + X -M . .R 7 ,QM if si at-fr Y J? an , ., 6 r ! 4. 2 A S K ' "'t'k'tr"'.' " ' K if 9,5 l--,xxmfsaggg-isiiyifsJ, H-silgmigjgi izfyf . 'f ,gg . 4 s Af X N Q - ,Q .Q t 1 - 1 - 1 fi' 1 ' fffsf-ss N s QE ,Risk .A:."Fggs 'fs 'I H --'U . f, - - . - . 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