Normal Community High School - Echoes Yearbook (Normal, IL)

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1.913535 l.NIl'0J1fPI.'!.'E.a.1. CiQJI.'E!.m.1ll.!.1i.EY' Qvmaly IL 631.7631 VQEQEMQ Q-91 The summer months gave the Sophomore Football Team some added chance to prac- tice before its first game. Members such as Kurt Huizinga 110l, Brian Junghans 110l, Steve Schroeder 110l and others attended these sessions. Pictures were made available to students for 55.50 at the Homecoming Dance. Perry McNamee 1127 and his date Jacqueline Supan 111l take advantage of this added feature. Cover Photo: This photo was taken by Jim Gaisford of Rembrandt Studio. All students who attended the Homecoming assembly were photographed to help reach our goal to picture more MNCHS People" in the 1983 "Reverie." NCHS People" - 1 Students such as John Howellflll and Todd Funk llll spend time in the library looking over magazines. The library presently subscribes to about 110 monthly magazines. For students such as Andy Liuerman KIOJ, who use library materials to study, budgeting cutbacks may cause some changes in materials available for their use. K... X..i.a.f mm sw t g W g SMX ,E School years bring about many close friend' ships. Roni Miller l12l and Mike Stauffer l12l share each others, friendship during a break in the typical school day. Band members Mike Brennan Klll, Barb Trower l12l, Brenda Brown llll, and Lynne Black l12l march during the Labor Day Parade. Marching was just one of the many ss 3 i 5 in 1 is activities the band engaged in. 2 NCHS People People aren't all lronmen wear orange and black. The students, faculty, staff, and ad- are individuals who play part in what NCHS is. when one thinks of People, he thinks of the jocks, and the kids in Council. But these are only a of the people at NCI-IS. People include the band kids form the Marching Ironmen and events enjoyable. People include the farm kids and Jamie Todd U22 are just one set of among the Senior Class. The 1983 year saw five sets of twins graduating who make FFA successful. NCI-IS People include the kids who participate in the AVC program and those who go to work. NCI-IS People include the kids who are in Special Education and those in Individual Instruction. All in all, NCI-IS People are special people. Flag member Connie Saint K111 marches dur- ing the Labor Day Parade. Flag members also participated in half-time shows at home football games. MASH Day was one of the many activities students were involved with during United Way Week. Carol Kidder C121 participates by dressing in army fatigues. Heidi Heitz f12l, Karen Parker l12l, Christa Rodely 1125, Jamie Todd 1121, Terry Wolfenbarger l12l and Amy Wills l12l played for the senior team in Powderpuff football. Krista Hedstrom I12l, Peggy Van Hook l12l, Peggy Atchison C121 and Jan Donovan l12l participate in the Homecoming assembly by pinning a carnation on Tom Ewen l12l. NCHS People 3 Peopxzatease.. PeopQe in competition . Peopxzhmachon... PeopQe at work . . PeopQe in classes . . Index .............. 'Reuerie stuff' member Bob Page 5122 designs a layout for the yearbook. Along with designing layouts. students write stories and captions and crop photos. Tyler Mulejko 5112 participates in United Way Week by dressing up for MASH Day. Male- jko spent the 1981-82 school year attending the Culver Military Academy. New rules ser hy the uflniinistrotiori asked students not to sit in the hallways, but Virginia Rexroat 1121 still manages to take it easy in the Main Hall. 4 NCHS People .nf mpwm nf' 3 , , ID -l V F , , -'tif if ' R V, an ai' Q"' "' Bob Hendrichs, Lori Sprague l12l, Brad Dunlap llll, Tammy Sweeney t12l, Jack Sayre l12l, Queen Amy Edge t12l, Jeff Showalter, Beth McNeil l12l, Doug Johnson t12l, Heidi Heitz l12l, John Clark, and Amy Fleetwood t12l made up the Homecoming court. Even though there were changes in this year's juniorfsenior powderpuff game, it was still held. The senior girls defeated the juniors, 18-12. The Senior Class float, "Coffin up a Vic- tory", was assembled with the help of Sheri Lettner t12l. The float was assembled at Beth McNei1's house. 6 Homecoming Pat Murphy C112 and Brad Dunlap 1112 tried their hand at cheerleading at the juniorfsenior powderpuff game, as well at the Homecoming assembly on Friday. Waiting eagerly for the next play in the powderpuff game between the junior and senior girls are Teri Cunningham l12l and Jana Nowers l12l. This year the game presented no problems. Contributing to the spirit of the Homecoming assembly are the members of the pom squad and the band. Giving helpful advice to quarterback Mike Stauffer 1121 at the Homecoming football game is Varsity Football Coach Dick Tharp. This advice must have been good for the lronmen won the game, 51-23. 1 Homecoming tradition continues Homecoming weekend officially started on Friday, Oct. 22, in the afternoon with the parade. The parade followed a different route, however, due to construction on College Avenue. Unlike last year when the lronmen lost to Springfield Lanphier, 21-27, Normal triumphed over the Jackson- ville Crimsons, 51-23, in the Homecoming game. Blocking by the offensive linemen, Scott Kletz 1121, tackle, J. D. Olsen 1111, guard, and Tom Ewen 1121, end, made it easier for the lronmen to defeat the Crimsons, said Todd Kull 1111. Darin Spaniol 1121 tied the school Band members Kristy Childers 1121, Karen Reeser 1121 and Ruthann Stuart 1101 lead the band through the Homecoming parade. Parkside Jr. High and Chiddix Jr. High also marched in the parade. record with a 39-yard field goal, while Rob Mitchell 1121 and Rory Tharp 1111 each scored on 60-yard runs. Varsity player Kletz said, "Because of the enthusiasm of the crowd, I think we played a better game." After the Homecoming game, the alumni met in the cafeteria and had a coffee hour. The Alumni Association sold concessions during the Homecoming game and also entered a car in the parade. In addition, the alumni provided the queen with her permanent crown, said Miss Mary Ryder, Homecoming sponsor. Homecoming week ended with the dance on Saturday, Oct. 23. The dance lasted from 8:30-11:30 in the cafeteria. The entertainment was a live band, "Patty and the Panic." - Jana Nowers Wendy Rees Homecoming 7 The fighting lronrnen prevail again in the first half of the senior girls' skit. Carrie Loy l12l poses as number 65, a victorious varsity football player. Six seniors were nominated by the Senior Class for Homecoming queen. In the final moment, Amy Edge l12l was crowned queen by Angie Nagy, last year's queen. i'Omigawd."' Valley girls were the in thing. This was displayed by Ann Coatney C123 in the senior skit. However, there was some controversy over the skit. Unlike other boys. Kraig Komnick l12l and Andy Woodtli C121 put on their mini-skirts for Homecoming, Komnick said, "I was glad to get in the spirit and help everyone else get in the spirit to cheer the girls on." 8 Homecoming l l Even though there were difficulties in organizing the Homecoming ac- tivities, the tradition lived on. Each class prepared a float of its own, with the juniors winning in the class competition with the theme of "Ring Out the Crimsonsf' Some clubs also participated in float building, and the Future Farmers of America won in this category. The Grand Champion in the float contest W .si was the German Club. Problems with last year's powd puff game brought about new rul from the administration. Due to t roughness in last year's game, thr teacher referees had to make s that no bad behavior took place, std Mrs. Mueller. Other new rules included requiri: two coaches per team, with each tea allowed two practices under t coaches' supervision. During the Homecoming assemtj the next day, Amy Edge C121 w crowned queen by last year's quee Angie Nagy. The junior powderpui cheerleaders were Pat Murphy, Za Smith, Rory Tharp, Dave Eiben, M Beatty, Brad Dunlap, and Ste Becker. Cheering the senior girls on to vi tory over the junior girls were senio- Ed Ulbrich, Brian Metz, Keith Bruc Andy Woodtli, Scott Meece, Jac Sayre and Eric Shangraw. Some senior girls presented "Tl Senior Girls" to the tune of "Valle Girls" for the senior skit. - Jana Nowers Wendy Rees As a money-making project for United Way Week, students such as Ed Ulbrich i12l, Julie Briggs, l12l, Jack Sayre i12l and Keith Bruch l12l were sold as slaves. Many students showed their school spirit dur- ing Homecoming week. Mike Snelling 112i and others decorated his truck in orange and black so he could drive in the parade. as 5 " , ji uf mm Although there was a lot of concern about lack of students, the Sophomore Class work- ed to get their float completed for the parade. The Senior Class provided the autumn set- ting for the Homecoming dance. Alan Denzer i12l, Lisa Boyd l10l, and Amy Brickell i10l take time out from the dance to watch other people dance. Students enjoyed dancing to "Patty and the Panic' during the Homecoming dance. Homecoming Queen Amy Edge l12l and Jack Sayre C121 dance to the music. Homecoming - 9 Julie Reading llll portrayed Elizabeth, wife of John Proctor. She had to face trial for be- ing accused of being a witch. Reverend Hale explained that all the ladies who were running in the woods late at night will be tried as witches. Rhys Lovell l12l por- trayed the Reverend. 10 The Crucible" "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller was presented Oct. 15-16 in the NCHS auditorium. The director, Ms. Diane Mishler, along with assistant director Mike Wells l12i, technical assistant Dorothy Cox 1121, presented the story of the Salem witch hunts. According to Ms. Mishler, the play is a serious drama which has parallels in the McCarthy period when a government committee investigated many citizens who McCarthy believed were Communists. As in Salem, there was no truth in the accusations and many peoples' lives were ruined. Very few of the people in Salem had the courage to stand up for the truth, and those who did were destroyed, she said. Connie Tripp l10i stated, "It was fun to do a play where we went back in time." Doug Freeman llll, who was a member of the audience, commented, "I thought it was very interesting, and they did a good job of presenting it." Thomas and Ann Putnam were por- trled on stage trayed by Aaron Newman l1Ol el Kim Hornseth lllig Elizabeth a John Proctor were played by JL Reading l11J and Mike Andrew l11l. Other cast members includ seniors Ann Coatney, Brien Fletch Rhys Lovell and Pam Martoglio. Juniors included Mark Castlema Brad Churchill, Keith Clark, Den Curtis, Shari Downen, Kris Fritz, Gremer, Bill Grubb, Mary I-Iayi Kathy Hollenbeck, Gordon Oor Mike Rickert and Pat Tomlin. Sophomore cast members wt Mike Craig, Shannon Drayer, Bea Hoyt and Connie Tripp. Jill Gremer l11J, who portray Mercy Lewis in the play, stated, thought it was an excellent play. was difficult, but we worked very ha and I thought the audience could 1 that." - Krissy Strick During the trial of John Proctor, accused 1 ches Mary Hayek l11l, Shari Downen ll Pam Martoglio l12l, Kim Hornseth llll, Gremer l11i and Ann Coatney l12J deny 1 wrongdoing on their part. 5 A www 5 1- Q .H A A W1 ""!N!S"' Mary Reel U11 arrests Alan Whitehead 1121 on Occupation Day. United Way week costumes ranged from prostitutes to the Armed Forces. On Nerd Day, slaves Mike Snelling l12l and Scott Mohr C113 were bought. Home Economics teacher Ramona Sanders bought them and then resold them for money to Amy Blakeney HOD. 12 - United Way Week Faculty representative Mr. Ray Fritsch ch to be blindfolded before being executed. l Fritsch received a pie in the face when teachers lost in the United Way week mol collection. Once a year NCHS students nite" to raise money for the United ay. A week is planned by Student funcil with activities, money collec- ns and dress-up days. United Way week included such ac- ities as tug-of-wars, slave auctions, meroom money collections and ss collections. Dress-up days included a iwaiianfMASH Day, where people assed in costumes ranging from ass skirts and brightly colored wered shirts, to hospital outfits and th robes. On Occupation Day one uld see prostitutes, lawyers and ctorsg and on Nerd Day people assed in flood pants, clashing outfits d taped glasses. Punk Day saw ni-skirts, colored hair and wild ike-up, while on Orange and Black ly the school's spirit was shown. 4'This has been the best year for iited Way week in the past three ars I've been here," said Becky .yles l12l. "There were more par- ipants in dressing up and all the ter activities than in the past During United Way Week, Angie Duguid l1Ol clowns around on Occupation Day. ln addi- tion to Occupation Day, the week also featured HawaiianfMash Day, Nerd Day, Punk Day, and Spirit Day. As slaves for a group of junior and senior football players, Scott Dixon l10l, Kenley Kaisershot l10l, and Darcy Soldner C101 sing L'Row row row your boat" while rowing out the cafeteria door. years," she continued. Punk Day was Bayles' favorite dress-up day, while Tracy Covington, 1123 enjoyed tug-of-war best. He sug- gested more activities and a longer pep assembly for next year's week. In the cafeteria money collection, the Senior Class collected the most money overall with the sophomores losing, said Mark Voss i12l. Mrs. Marvis Dickinson's homeroom German class collected the most money of all the homerooms and won a cake. The students in charge of United Way week were Mark Voss, Student Council president, Dee Augsburger 1121, School Service committee, and Beth Schieber l12l, Fund Raising committee. Voss said United Way week was a total success. Students and faculty donated 351,500 to the United Way. Compared to last year and consider- ing the economy, this year was very good, he concluded. - Jan Donovan iw Kurt Huizinga UO! got C1 pie in the face after the Sophomore Class collection jar had more pennies than silver. Alan Denzer 112D was the lucky person who got to throw the pie. United Way Week 13 'Let's get physical' with aerobics "Get off your buns and get movin'!" bellowed Richard Simmons as he coaxed some members of the faculty, as well as students in physical education classes, to stretch, pull and reach. Miss Ellie Duax started teaching aerobics in her Personal Development classes and to some faculty members after Thanksgiving. Miss Nancy Kline, Home Ec. teacher, commented, "I like to do aerobics because I get some physical activity. After teaching all day, I get tired, and that gives me energy." The Personal Development classes had aerobic exercise every other day. They lifted weights, ran or jumped rope, and then the next day they did aerobic exercises. "Aerobics was really fun and I look- ed forward to it," stated Jan Donovan i12j. Aerobics is a kind of exercise made to be fun. It strengthens the heart, lungs and blood vessels. It also keeps the body fit and trim. "The music keeps you going with the beat. I think the kids really like it," explained Miss Duax. "The first day I got really stiff, but I Reaching is an aerobic exercise that builds up arm muscles and increases blood circulation. Miss Dorothy Siebert is one of the faculty who attended classes. Amy Fulk 1121, Jan Donovan 1121, Jo-Dee Poole llli, and Cindy Burton C121 get a change of pace from lifting weights as they exercise to aerobic records. 14 Aerobics Classes could tell it was helping me get in shape. It was really fun and different," said Jodi Poole 1111. Most of the people in aerobics preferred Richard Simmons' album "Reach" over the regular dance step type of exercise. Miss Duax also ex- plained that people liked Simmons better because learning all the dance steps was harder than just listening to the record. Because aerobics combines exer- cise with fun, Mrs. Sandy Sasser, English teacher, summed it up by say- ing, "I think aerobics are great!" - Stefanie Livers Aerobics appeals to most people because ex- ercising to music is easier and more fun than just exercising, as Laura Cleary lllj finds out. Some aerobic exercises use dance steps, but Tina Swanson illl, Randy Matheny fill, Hope Parks l12I, and Mark Turner C111 stretch to music. ..:,,kkk , WW 3 Ideally the water wall created in the Architec- tural Drafting will provide 3O-4O percent of the heat in the classroom, according to Mr. Elmer Dotzert. As the cost offuel goes up, so does interest in solar energy. Mark Lockwood KID records room temperature, as Kevin Bellows l12j and Mike Burkhart C121 work. ater wall conserves energy Using passive solar energy became an "active" project for the Architec- tural Drafting class, which set up a "water wall" in the Drafting classroom. For the Architectural Drafting pro- ject, Building Trades' students clean- ed and painted barrels which were fill- ed with water. The side of the barrels facing the sun were painted black to absorb the heat from the sun. The bar- rels which faced inside were painted brown so the heat could escape out in- to the room, explained Mr. Elmer Dotzert, Industrial Arts teacher. The Architectural Drafting class us- ed an indoor-outdoor thermometer to record the temperature in and out of the barrels. Ideally they would heat 30 to 40 percent of the room, Mr. Dotzert Eric Augspurger 1112 and Mike Burkhart U21 check the water in the solar wall, which at its warmest reached 82 degrees, said Mr. Elmer Dotzert. commented. He said the highest temperature reached inside the bar- rels was 82 degrees. The students also kept track of when the sun was shining and when the curtains were drawn across the windows in front of the stack of barrels. Mr. Dotzert felt the students liked the project, and they turned in many good written reports on solar energy to supplement the project, he said. Mr. Dotzert is interested in using some type of solar energy in the Building Trades house in the near future. In a "Pantagraph" interview, he said a portion of the solar project would be financed with a 3500 grant from the Illinois Department of Energy Conservation. Mr. Dotzert concluded, "I wish peo- ple would get more interested in the many different types of solar energy for it would be a benefit for all." - Amy Kohler Going Solar 15 Student jobs: do they work for or against them. What do you do to get that new pair of designer jeans or that new pair of Nikes that you "just have to have" or to buy the hottest car on the streets? Beg mom and dad, or get a job? Many students took the second alternative and got a job. "I don't expect my parents to give me everything I need when I can get it on my own," commented Wendy Rees I12l. "Being independent by buy- ing things for myself will help me in the future when I live on my own," she added. Todd Kull Illl has been working at Godfather's Pizza for over a year and said he uses his money for dates and fixing up his car. According to Kull, the worst part about having a job is: "I can't always do what I want to because it interrupts plans." Eric Bacon I10l needs the money he makes working at Taco Gringo to help buy his clothes and to spend on games. "I like being able to provide for myself instead of depending on my parents for everything," Bacon said. At a time when unemployment is at its peak, one would think teenagers would have problems finding a job. However, for most this was no pro- blem at all, according to Mr. Jim Davidson of Job Service. A lot of teenagers get jobs through friends, relatives and special programs such as Rent-A-Youth. "Not many teenagers come into the office except during the summer," he added. "Teens seem to find jobs pret- ty easily, especially seasonal jobs," he concluded. Connie Settles Illj worked at the County Seat during the Christmas season, but said she wouldn't want to work all the time because she always had to plan her day around her job. "I just wanted a little extra money for Christmas, " she explained. Other students decide to work only during the summer. Kami Kidwell Illj, who worked as a waitress at the Bloomington Club over the summer, said she worked for the experience and a chance to get out of the house, but also said she wouldn't want to 16 Teens and Economy work all of the time. "It takes away too much of your free time," she explained. For this and other reasons, some students choose to get their money from their parents rather than get a job. Kathy Moore I12j gets her money from her mom, but said she would like to get a job. "I would be able to do more if I had a job," said Moore. "When you de- pend on your parents for money, you can't always buy anything you want," she concluded. Mark Bruning IIOI said he detassel- ed during the summer. "I don't really need to work. My parents buy almost everything I need," Bruning said. "However, many parents can't afford to buy everything for their kids," he added. "With the economy being in the shape that it is, many teenagers are working just to help support themselves," said Mr. Davidson. But exactly how has the economy Many students use their money for video games and dates, in addition to buying clothes and other needs. Dave Follick and Chris Pozzoni flll had to spend some money for Homecoming dance tickets, as well as the "extras" involved. Seniors are hit harder with expenses than most students with the costs of caps and gowns, senior photos, announcements and other activities. Doug Beverage f12l is being measured for his cap by the Josten representative. 4 affected teenagers? Tami Hoover Illl, who has bee working for three years, said she ha to be more conservative with he money because of the economy, bu also said the change has been a mino one for her. Others, however, have been severe ly affected by the economy. Mant families have cut back on traveling because of the expense involved. "Vacations are becoming more ani more expensive, so we may not be g ing this year," commented Scof Brokaw HOD. Parents have had to cut back ii other ways, too. "My parents don't spend as mucl on me because they just can't afforc it," Michelle McCurdie said. The economy of today hasn't only affected adults. Teenagers, who see to be providing more of their owlf spending money by working at jobs are also feeling the crunch. - Sallie Able Angie Moore Ui.,lVf1 UNK DN M: rms - W ,152 447 f ANCHOVV 1 COFFEE .147 M ll HAM f-XHLPIMD Hkfifl-2 E35 .JFKLIXTYENO 1. ISEITP .80 ,Ah Being independent by buying things for myself will help me in the future when I ve on my own," commented Wendy tees l12l, who works at Godfather's Piz- a with her manager Bob Fisher. ' f 4 UM ? HP i it 4 I f V gf QE' ,fl IM-,M if H. ,,,,, . V H iif ,gr lfww-. Uri" ' 'W fr ' 1 VVVV I I :LA if 013.gif if M V L it 1 Eli If 'tfvvwf' Pm"t Teens find jobs ranging from fixing cars to selling cosmetics to make money. Teri Hall l11l works at Walgreen's to have extra spen' ding money. This years type "A" lunch costs 31, a ten cent increase from last year. The salad bar, which Terri Wojahn C101 opts for, is the same price as a type UA" lunch. the alternative many students getting money to help support themselves or just to have money for spen- Weakly llll is one of those Working is choose for ding. Dan students. He works at Golden West in Normal. Teens and Economy 17 In the group t'Bosom Buddiesf' Lisa Ashley illl, Jeanine Alberts illl, Roxanne Sookdeo l10l, Julie Held i10l and Lora Densmore f10l all displayed their song on Feb. 14. Rich Merritt 1121 receives a Vocal Valentine from the group "Let Me Call You Sweetheart," which consists of Jodi Draper i10l, Kelly Meier flll and Angela Bayles illl. Jack Kelleher f12l, Carrie Park i1Ol and Rhys Lovell l12l stay to watch the crowning of the Sweetheart King and Queen, which was held Feb. 12. M32 rw spite of all the holidays in February, NCHS was in all month. To make this a little bearable, February Follies were held. The Follies are an annual event held each year around Valentine's Day to give students a break from the usual weekly routine. The Follies in- cluded a run called the Cupid Classic, the Sweetheart Dance, a Bloodmobile, Vocal Valentines and carnation deliveries. The Cupid Classic, a run in which anyone could participate, started off the events. There were two divisions in the run: a three-mile race and a one-mile race. The run took place on the streets west of school. In the three-mile run, Jeff Lyle l10l took first place with a time of 16:58. In the one-mile race, Eric Hannel C101 came in first with a finishing time of 5:49. The winners received medallions, Road Runners sponsor Fred Walk said. Next in line was the Sweetheart Dance. The sophomore Sweetheart Court consisted of Rachel Collie, Kris Cook, Debbie Gaines, Wendy Wertz, Todd Bliss, Kurt I-Ioeferle, Chris Seifert and Darien Soldner. The king, Todd Block, and queen, Kathy Lin- neman, were crowned at the dance. Vocal Valentines are starting to become a tradition at NCHS. There were six songs sung including: "Baby Face," "Let Me Call You Sweetheart," "Put Your Head on My Shoulder," "Bosom Buddies" and "Together" The choir raised S700 which went to the choir fund, accor- ding to Director Audrey Vallance. The best-seller, she said, seemed to be "Let Me Call You Sweetheart." The Bloodmobile, another yearly activity, was held on Valentine's Day. Student Council, which sponsored the blood drive, had a goal of 125 pints which was exceeded. Two hundred and ten students gave blood, which went to the Red Cross Blood Center in Peoria and from there to hospitals. Flowers have always been a big part of Valentine's Day, and Council made sure they appeared here by sell- ing carnations. Approximately 350- 400 carnations were sold, according to Sponsor Ramona Sanders, who ex- plained at least S200 of the sales went to the heart fund. -Kristi Lutz Gina Quiggins One participant in the Cupid Classic was Craig Cermak llll. His predicted time was 18:30, while his finishing time was 17:37. Mr. Fred Walk, sponsor of the Road Runners Club, organized and participated in the Cupid Classic run which was held on Feb. 12. Two hundred and ten people gave blood to the Bloodmobile on February 14. Mike Snell- ing i12l said, f'Giving blood for the first time was a weird experience." February Follies 19 Skatium adds un and excitement to twin citie Ice skaters finally have a place to skate thanks to the new Skatium. Hockey for all ages and the wide variety of entertainment add fun and excitement to Normal, according to Tammy Downen l11l. Dorothy Hamill, 1976 World and Olympic Gold Medalist and three time U.S. Champion, was featured at the Skatium on Feb. 5. Other guest skaters were Rick Turley and Mary Le Beau. "We have had a very strong response to the 'Centre Ice' show," explained Mr. Ed Saari, president of Skatium Enterprises. Tickets for the show were S10 and 5 per person. Public skating opened Jan. 15, con- tinued Mr. Saari. Mindy Biava l11l started taking ice skating lessons at the Skatium, Jan. 16. "The first thing they taught me was how to fall down on my buttf' She felt the Skatium was "a very nice place to get together with your friends." Some of the new activities include public skating, skating lessons and hockey for youth and adults, as well as ISU Hockey Club and Twin City Stingers games. But not all skating was fun and games. Many people played seriously in hockey leagues. Mr. Gary Woods was a good example. He found out the hard way how dangerous hockey can be. Mr. Woods broke his rib wing of the scapula lotherwise known as the shoulder bladel while playing hockey in his league at the Skatium. Acccording to Mr. Jim Thompson, a fellow hockey player, Mr. Woods fell as he was skating towards the goal. He was going too fast, and as he tried to hit the puck in front of the goal, he slid and fell into the wall. When he hit the wall, his left shoulder made a loud cracking noise. "He layed in agony for 5 . . . no 10 minutes and then the rescue squad came," Mr. Thompson explained. The league that Mr. Woods skated in was made up of mostly teachers from NCHS. Teachers on the team were Mr. Thompson, Mr. Gene Christmann and Mr. Gary Luallen. - Becky Lyle Jan Donovan 20 Weekends When Dorothy Hamill skates, everyone sits on the edge of their seats in awe. "There was something magical about Dorothy Hamill's performance," stated Julie Streenz l1Ol. "I really enjoyed the show." Dorothy Hamill, three time U.S. Champion, was the main attraction at the Centre Ice Show. She was also the 1976 World and Olympic Gold Medalist. IH Z , I t .,,,,,. ,,,, I I- , N , ,, ,, H V V V V V Rick Turley and Rosie Wilzbacher were featured pair of the "Centre Ice" show. 1974 they were named the Midwest Junior pair champions. , ,,,,,,,,... iv. gf , nie Hospelhorn 1102 finds fun and ex- ent on her weekends at Club 51. Sun- ights are a good time to get together riends, she says. students spend their time at movies as t of their weekend entertainment. The ial Theatre seems to be popular ise of low-cost tickets. vugh attendance at the NCHS basketball :s has dropped drastically this year, :nts still know how to get rowdy for the -e games. 'fr Weekends in a college town such as BloomingtonfNormal may sound ex- citing. However, they are no different than living in a non-college town, ac- cording to most NCHS students. Most often, weekends are spent working and going to parties. Matt Beatty C111 said his weekends are spent on dates ldinner and a moviel, working, or at a party with close friends. I 1 Although work at Mennonite Hospital took up a lot of his time, Beatty always found time for fun. "Weekends are great," he stated. Working and catching up on homework was a main concern for Jo- Dee Poole 1111. "Weekends are a time to relax-if only the teachers would let us," she stated. Doug Becker 1121 spent his weekends in a different way. He bowl- ed on Saturday morning, Sunday afternoon and three days a week after school. He attended the Professional Bowlers Camp QPBCJ and planned to go again. His future goals include be- ing on the ISU Bowling Team and becoming a member of the Pro Bowlers' Association. For Becker and many other students, it is better to get involved with something worthwhile instead of laying around the house on weekends. - Becky Lyle Jan Donovan Weekends 21 22 - SOS Although supporting actors like Tina Swan- son 1111, Sara Gill 1101. and Jill Gremer 1111 aren't praised a lot, they are one of the most important factors of a production, according to designer Dennis Curtis1111. In the play "A Serpent in the Garden, " Brad Churchill1111 and Carrie Pope 1101 play the new neighbors visiting friends next door. Amy Groue1111 jumps away when Mike Craig 1101 scares her with a rubber snake, while Brien Fletcher 1121, Brad Churchill 1111, Jennie Zich 1111 and Tim Zink 1121 Jef' """w...,,, observe. E. Dennis Curtis 1111 and Tom Burkhart 1101 had roles in the musical HAre You Really the Best There Is?" which marks the first time a musical was staged as part of SOS. In an ironic twist at the end of "Written Words," Pam Martoglio 1121 and Amy Brickell 1101 die from poisoned coffee. "KLZ A Although "SOS" is commonly known as a ship's distress signal, it means lots of hard work and lots of fun, according to the actors and ac- tresses in SOS Xl. Students on Stage 1SOS1 was created by Mrs. Diane Mishler, English Dept., 11 years ago. Ms. Mishler explained that she put SOS into action because she thought giving the students more respon- sibilities would make them work harder and learn more about the plays and how they are put on. Winning playwrights were Kris Stef- fensen 1111, Mary Ohler1101, and Car- rie Pope1101. "The plays were very enjoyable," commented Linda Bromley 1111. "There was such a variety between In the play "Written Words" by Carrie Pope 1101, Mike Rickert 1111 was an insane person forced into a straightjacket by Krysta G d 1111. un erson HA Serpent In the Garden" was the first play for Susan Ochs 1101, but nothing new for Brad Churchill 1111, a veteran performer. A, l signals fun, not distress the comedy, drama, and the musical." "Written Words," by Pope, was a comedy about confusion. After a muddle-headed mother found manuscript notes for her son-in-law's newest novel, she assumed that he was plotting to put her into a mental institution. It was directed by Mike Wells 1121 and designed by Mike Rickert 1111. The cast members included Sally Davis 1111 as the mother and Pete Brown 1101 as her son-in-law. Other characters were played by Charlene Beringer 1121, Pam Martoglio 1121, Krysta Gunderson 1111 Tina Hogan 1111, Gordon Ooms 1111, Rickert, Bryan Bandeko 1101, Amy Brickell 1101 and Janie Halsema 1101. Steffensen's play, "A Serpent in the Garden," was a serious drama which examined the struggle between the forces of good and evil. The conflict was between Joseph Crane and his wife Suzanne, but extended to their neighbors as Joseph tried to control his wife's unending desire for destruction. Julie Reading 1111 was chosen as director, and Dennis Curtis 1111 was the designer. Brien Fletcher 1121 por- trayed Joseph, while Susan Ochs 1101 was his wife. Other cast members in- cluded Tim Zink 1121, Brad Churchill 1111, Amy Grove 1111, Jennie Zich 1111, Mike Craig 1101, Pope and Angela Prevette 1101. "Are you Really the Best There ls?" by Ohler, was a musical about jealousy, immaturity and friendship. It involved Joe, the class bully, and his interference in Holly and Rick's love life, and his trouble-making among the other students. Rhys Lovell 1121 was chosen as director for the play, along with Stef- fensen as designer and Jason Stelzel 1121 as musical coordinator. Because it was a musical, Bob Gehrenbeck 1121 was involved by playing percussion, while Stelzel played the piano. The cast included Tom Burkhart 1101 as Joe, Becky Hoyt 1101 as Holly and Curtis as Rick. Others included in the production were Jeff Israel 1121, Ann Steinkraus 1121, Jill Gremer 1111, Tina Swanson 1111, Susan Toland 1111, Sara Gill 1101, Aaron Newman 1101 and Cheryl Stone 1101. - Dennis Curtis Stefanie Livers SOS - 23 The dress for the dance was semieformal, while some relationships like Gary Breuer l1Ol and Missi Ruby's il0l were informal. Lisa Bova UO! escorted Twirp King Darin Spaniol K12l to the Sadie Hawkins dance. Craig Queen f12l was another candidate for Twirp King. Janet Gelwicks KIOQ. Ann Pederson K12l, Dave Cockrell lClass of '82l, Lori McGowan Clll, Mark Lockwood llll, Jan Sutton C12J, Brad Duvall fOlympiai, Johanna Yerkes l1Ol and Gregg Shaffer l12l all carry on the tradi- tion of Sadie Hawkins. Lori McGowan UU and Mark Lockwood K1 lj dance to one ofthe slow songs played by the band i'The Invisible Parrots." Although Sadie Hawkins is different because the Hwomanw is required to pay, it is still as popular as other dances. Leslie Powell l12i, Dan Themes i12l, Penny Kerz ll2l and Tim Kull l12l enjoy the music. 24 Sadie Hawkins Dance after 40 consecutive days of school l 10 more until spring break, Spr- Fever Week was almost a zessity. vlany events were held during the ek of March 14-18 to lighten the sion of school. 5art of Spirit Week was nominating ior guys to the Twirp Court. Doug zker, Barry Ingold, Kent Kaiser- it, Scott Kletz, Mike Merritt, Craig een, Darin Spaniol and Andy iodtli were the nominees. Spaniol s elected Twirp King for Spirit iek. Ftudents dressed up for 50,5 day, a day, elementary day, Hawaiian 1 and opposite sex day. 'lt would be a lot more fun if more :ple dressed up. No one has school rit anymore," said Tracey Zeigler J. pring Fever Week came to an end the Sadie Hawkins dance. The ice was just like all of the others ex- it for one thing: the ladies asked gentlemen for a date instead of more traditional roles. Nlatalie Kratz C111 said, "It's really ry asking a guy because you don't Jw if they will say yes or no." gler added, L'lt's nerve-wracking!" Dn the other side of the picture, The Sadie Hawkins dance was a change of pace because the girl asked the guy for a date. Jodi Thompson l11l pulled Scott Dix- on l10i out of the crowd to dance. Teri Hall U11 and her date Brian Quinn, who attends ICC, take a break from the Sadie Hawkins dance. Todd Nagy C121 said, "lt,s a good idea to have Sadie Hawkins because it's a nice change having the girls ask the guys." "The Invisible Parrots" was the band that played at the dance. - Stefanie Livers At every school dance. it seems inevitable that no one starts to dance for almost an hour after the music starts playing. Spring Fever Week - 25 "lt gave NCHS something to be proud of because it was such a suc- cess," commented Jim Stutzman 1121 on the first musical presented at Nor- mal in nine years. Fellow cast members agreed that when '4Bye Bye Birdie" was staged on May 6-7, it brought a lot of good feed- back from the audience. Beth Henrichs 1121, who has per- formed in musicals before, said "Bye Bye Birdie" was her best effort so far. "lt got more positive responses than anything I've done," she said. "Bye Bye Birdien attracted an au- dience of about 600 each night and all proceeds went to Easter Seals. Mrs. Ramona Sanders produced "Bye Bye Birdie." Director for the play was Mr. Scott Myers. The cast in- cluded seniors Stutzman, Henrichs, Ann Coatney and Mike Wells, juniors Steve Baker, Dennis Curtis, Julie Reading and Holly Pemberton, sophomores Amy Brickell, Claude Howard and Aaron Newman, and Winston Gieske 171. The chorus was directed by Miss Audrey Vallance and included seniors Singing in front of people was the hardest part for Beth Henrichs 1121, who plays Den- nis Curtis' 1111 girlfriend in the play. Tami Hoover 1111. Sara Cunningham 1111 and Anne Doud 1121 sing "We Love You Conrad" in the musical "Bye Bye Birdie." Jill Lawler 1121, Tom Burkhart 1101, Ann Coatney 1121, Jim Stutzman 1121, Steve Baker 1111, Holly Pemberton 1111 and Angela Bayles 1111 combine efforts for the 'iBirdie" production. 26 Bye, Bye Birdie" Lynne Black, Anne Doud, Penny Kerz, Jill Lawler, Mike Merritt, Craig Queen, Gregg Shaffer, Brad Vander- pool and Jeff Israel, juniors Lisa Ashley, Angela Bayles, Sara Cunn- ingham, Tami Hoover, Natalie Kratz, Linda Koester, Kelly Meier, Connie Saint, Leigh Scifres and Krissy Strickler. Mrs. Deanne Bryant directed the or- chestra which included seniors Karen Butler, Andy Knuppel, Rhys Lovell and Pam Martoglio, juniors Mike An- drew, David Chrudimsky, Scott Froseth, Chris Hammitt, Jil Heyboer, Kurt Lemke, Bill Lohr, Kim Hornseth, Lori McGowan, Ann McNeil and Paul Rudolph, sophomores Stephen Hung, Jeff Lewis, Mary Ohler, Carrie Pope and Kirk Sampson. - Angie Moore Amy Brickell 1102. Winston Gieske 171, Mike Wells 1121 and Beth Henrichs 1121 make up the MacAfee family in the musical. Rose Alvarez 1Ann Coatney-121 is in love with Birdie's manager Albert Peterson 1Steve Baker-111 in "Bye Bye Birdie." ..... 1 'if' WM l'l was very proud of Mrs. Mishler the entire cast for even attemp- it," commented Mike Wells 1121, o felt the spring play "Rhinoceros" s the most difficult play staged at IHS in three years. l'Rhinoceros," an absurdist comedy ich stresses the struggle of main- aing integrity and individuality en others conform, was dedicated retiring ISU Professor Eric Bickley o was designer for the play when it s performed at ISU 20 years ago, :ording to Director Diane Mishler, According to Wells, the cast iearsed about 226 hours each night six weeks. "Most of the humor is lden, and it takes a lot more work rl concentration to make the au- nce laugh," Wells said. Vlost of the students involved in the :duction of "Rhinoceros" agreed it the satisfaction of performing tweighs the hard work and time nt. l:or Rhys Lovell l12J "Rhinoceros" s a good learning experience. "I rn something from every play. mm this play I learned about life and how stupid people can be about con- formity," he said. Wells said he enjoyed trying to play other people. "It's fun trying to assume someone else's character," he explained. "It's worth all the work and trouble. It's very satisfying in the end," com- mented Ginger Romine 1111. Cast members for "Rhinoceros' were seniors Rhys Lovell, Mike Wells, Brien Fletcher and Charlene Beringer, juniors Tina Swanson, Krysta Gunder- son, Mark Castleman, Mike Rickert, Ginger Romine, Mike Andrew and Brad Churchill, sophomores Claude Howard, Susan Ochs, Pete Brown and Greg Poultney. The production staff included Mrs. Mishler, director, Julie Reading, assis- tant director, Mr. Lee Wright, technical director, and Mike Rickert, technical assistant. 7 - Angie Moore Charlene Beringer 1122 is comforted by fellow cast members Mike Andrew l11J, Rhys Lovell l12i, Brien Fletcher l12i, and Brad Churchill C115 after seeing a rhinoceros in the village. ------1 . .W Q My Jean, played by Mike Wells 1122, later turned into a rhinoceros due to the pressure of con- forming with the crowd. The theme of "Rhinoceros" is not to conform with the crowd, but to have your own identity. The only villager who didn! conform was Berenger, played by Rhys Lovell l12l. The play was dedicated to Eric Bickley, an ll- linois State professor, who was the designer for i'Rhinoceros" when it was performed at ISU 20 years ago. Backstage, prop and make-up work are as im- portant to the production of a play as the ac- tual acting and presenting of it. Stephanie Cook llll does her part by helping with the set up of the stage. "Rhinoceros 27 rf' we. . N Seite., J PT' x Jeanne Scarbeary K1 ll and Jamie Abbott 112D take a relaxing moment after dancing to the music of K'Double Take." The cafeteria was decorated in the style of a Hollywood ballroom so Jay Schultz C111 and Cheryl Stone l1Ol could celebrate in the Hollywood way. Prorngoers Kim Wilson U12 and Darrell Crouch C81l had a special treat when they arrived at the Prom to find valet parking, 28 Hollywood Nights" ,40- ance Jan Donova C111 Kevin Kelley 111, r C111 and Janie H a breather for refreshment v 1 if W hose Hollywood Nights Prom. The word has many dif- ferent meanings to people. It brings fear into the eyes of guys. The worry is "Where do I get the money?" For girls it means "fancy dresses and pretty flowers." Prom was held in the cafeteria May 14. Connie Saint illl and Jim Hammerschmidt 1112 were elected Prom Queen and King. Members of the Prom court were juniors Kim Bliss, Beth Meece, Amy Peterson, Susan Sharp, Shelly Swanlund, Cory Brown, David Eiben, Todd Kull, Steve Ommen and Mike Pendleton. The theme "Hollywood Nights" was carried out in decorations designed by Brian Jones llll and his father, "We wanted to make a ballroom effect, kind of like a Hollywood party," Jones said. Volunteers decorated after school and Saturday morning. "There were a lot of people working. It took about 12 hours all together to put the decorations up, and two and a half to tear them down," Peterson said. The Coliseum was the scene for After Prom where the band "Ace High" played for the students from 1- 3 a.m. - Stefanie Livers Krissy Strickler Before going to the Coliseum for After Prom, Todd Eilts f11l and Kristin Modine l9l stop- ped in at the more formal dance. Prom King Jim Hamrnerschmidtllll and Queen Connie Saint llll dance to "We've Got Tonight" after being crowned. Dave Eiben flll, Mike Pendleton l11l, Dennis Lockhart l12l, Jim Hammerschmidt llll and Steve Ommen 1111 anticipate Lockhart identifying the new Prom King-Hammerschmidt. The 1983 Prom Court-David Eiben f11l, Mike Pendleton l11l, Cory Brown f11l, Steve Ommen l11l, Todd Kull flll, King Jim Hammerschmidt C11l, Queen Connie Saint l11l, Amy Peterson llll, Beth Meece l11l, Susan Sharp f11l, Kim Bliss l11l and Shelly Swanlund C11l. "Hollywood Nights 29 "Bing, bing, bong" signaled that the Speech Team and members of Mrs. Peg Kirk's Speech class were ready to present the morning an- nouncements to the student body. The main objective of the an- nouncements is to bring the news to students and faculty in a business-like fashion, Mrs. Kirk said. In preparation for reading the an- nouncements, students learn the im- portance of vocal control, vocal varie- ty, speaking slowly and improving their energy, Mrs. Kirk explained. Teachers submit what they want to be said in the announcement to the of- fice where they are approved by the administration. However, late entries often caused problems for the an- nouncers because they were sloppily written, said announcer Lori Ar- rowsmith 1111. Other problems the announcers fac- ed were laughing and mispronouncing words. Sally Davis 1111 said she had the most trouble pronouncing the name of Normal's sister city, Asahikawa. Arrowsmith said when 30 Morning announcements she started laughing, she would push down a button on the phone which would disconnect the sound. Another problem the announcers had was limiting their personality so it didn't dominate the information being read. Jack Sayre 1121 and Ed Ulbrich 1121 were temporarily dismissed from their announcements because they allowed too much of their personality to reflect in the announcements, said Mrs. Kirk. Many students felt that the an- nouncements were enjoyable when they were given personality. Ulbrich said he felt more people listened and enjoyed them when more personality was added, instead of the same "monotone drone." One advantage of reading the an- nouncements, other than getting to class ten minutes late, was the career opportunities. Davis and Brian Jones 1111 plan to continue in the field. Jones plans to major in mass com- munications, while Davis plans to minor in it. - Michelle Churchey Michele Evans The main function of the morning a nouncements is to bring the news of t school to students and faculty as provid by Jim Stutzman K12l and Ann Coatney C1 When Lori Arrowsmith 1112 starts to lau while reading the announcements, s pushes a little button on the side of i phone which disconnects her. 44 22 The announcements, which are typed up l the office, are read by students in Speer class or on the Speech Team. Tim Zink K1 was a member of the class. 5 i ilthough the overall ACT test 'es for NCHS students declined in 2-83, there was no cause for m, according to department s. nit 5 school officials are concern- about the drop in the ACT scores, they aren't pushing the panic but- " according to an article in the ntagraphf' 'he average cumulative score for Class of '83 was 18.6, while BHS' 19.3. Despite the drop at NCHS, i the scores were above the state national averages, according to article. number of factors coupled ther', contributed to the recent ine, stated Mrs. Kay Parker, llish Dept. head. i greater number of students tak- the test to insure junior college 4-year college entrace may be one hese factors, Counselor Guy Fritz lained. inother factor, according to Ehers, was the smaller number of standing seniors. The Class of '83 not achieved as much academical- s previous classes. 'he types of courses taken may affect the test scores, as well as number of courses taken in demic areas, Mrs. Parker imented. ihanges in the curriculum will pro- ly occur, but they will be due to financial matters, Mr. Fritz said, not the ACT scores. Most teachers felt that the cur- riculum should not be altered because of the ACT scores. f'Tests should not dictate the curriculum," Math Dept. Head Jerry Hayden emphasized. A class was offered for the first time in Unit 5 to help students raise their ACT scores. The class's main ob- jective was to refresh the students' memories, not to teach them something new, Mr. Hayden explained. Even though most school officials felt there was no major problem with the drop in scores, there will be a pro- blem if they continue to decline. "There are so many unknowns, we hardly know where to start hunting," Mr. Ben Cottone, administrative assis- tant for instructional affairs at Unit 5, said in a "Pantagraph" interview. - Michelle Churchey Michele Evans A students ACT score is often a major fac- tor in his admission to college. The test covers four areas: math, English, science, and social science. In preparation for taking the ACT. Shelly Plotner l12l discusses test-taking techniques with Miss Diane Petrotte, counselor. ACT-31 Angie Burcar U02 and other sophomores will no longer check out of study hall for Driver's Education, but will be taken out of P.E. Budget problems plague Unit classes instead. Because of expected money pro- blems in the 1983-84 school year, the Unit 5 School Board had the difficult task of cutting the budget at the February 21 meeting. There was tur- moil while teachers worried about los- ing their jobs, students wondered how many school activities would be eliminated, and organizers worked to get a referendum passed. The major reason for cuts was a projected loss of state aid which would result in a 32.2 million school deficit by 1985. To make up for the deficit, the district cut the budget by 31.2 million and proposed a tax referendum to make up for the rest, according to Unit 5 administrators. The referendum was passed by the public on April 12 and should bring in an additional 31.38 million. However, the increased tax money was not enough. To save an estimated 31.2 million, the School Board passed many cost-cutting measures. ,gs l Although Mrs. Peg Kirk had two conference Hailey f10l, who will find himself in larger hours, budget cuts will reduce her planning classes. time next year. The cuts will also affect John 32 - Budget Cuts One of the cuts directly affected IMC. The library aide was release save an estimated 39,000. Mrs. Cown, head of the IMC, said the of the aide would restrict the time two other librarians had for pro sional duties, as well as restrict time to do the necessary 1 professional duties required smooth operation of the IMC. Another cut affecting NCHS the combination of Drivers' Educa and Physical Education classes. ' meant students would no longer taken out of their study halls Drivers' Education, but would taken out of their Physical Educa classes instead. This cut would 320,000, according to the sci administration. Another cut directly sliced NCHS sports. The School Bo eliminated all intramurals in Unit 5 tramurals director Robert Freer said the savings would be 38,500. However, the cut which sho have the greatest impact on N was the increasing of the tea workload from five periods teaching to six. Also, departrr heads would increase their teacl load from three periods to four, w administrators would take on a tional duties. This cut alone wo save 3400,000 by eliminating teachers. Teachers in general felt these 4 would reduce the extra time t have to help students. Confere periods would be reduced by period. Also, teachers felt that less grao time would force them to change types of tests and assignments t give. Many said they would red writing assignments and give m multiple choice tests. Despite the negative effect budget cuts, Principal Robert Ma was optimistic about the future NCHS. He hoped the staff would t the cuts in a positive way and wc work together to make up for losses. "That is the challenge the staff have to face," Mr. Malito concludeci -Eric Hoss Mike Snellin lhen any school district cuts its get, reductions in teachers is an way to save money. Unit 5 reduc- 1 force fRIF'edl about 35 teachers put another five on half-time to i'p400,000. he teachers weren't released .use of poor teaching perfor- Ee, but were cut because the Unit ministration had to reduce the ber of positions. t Af ,, NCHS had five faculty members cut and another teacher reduced to half-time. What the cut teachers would do during the 1983-84 school year varied. Mrs. Sandy Sasser, one of the two tenure English teachers cut, said she hoped to substitute next year and catch up on her reading. Mrs. Sasser taught Gems, ALC, Basic Mass Media, Basic Fiction, Conflicts, and Folklore for four years. She also taught special reading classes for two years. Mr. Tom Patten, the other English teacher cut, said he would stay in the area and try to get another teaching position. If he couldn't find work, he said he would move. Mr. Patten taught Gems, ALC, Basic Fiction, Good GuysfBad Guys and Conflicts for four years. Tenure English Teacher Sandy Sasser, one of the teachers cut for next year, plans to substitute teach and catch up on some reading, 1. in K-vu , K 5 Q Q i .f ' as - , mf, WS:-al ,ff reduce teaching positions Miss Nancy Kline, Home Economics teacher, said she would go south to work in a non-teaching posi- tion. Miss Kline taught Consumer Education, Housing, and Interior Design. Mrs. Sue Lakin taught part-time in the Social Studies Dept. She taught Government in Action and U.S. History in Action. Mrs. Marvis Dickinson, part-time German teacher, was unsure of her future plans. She would still teach German at NCHS in the mornings, but would no longer be teaching at Chid- dix in the afternoon. Mrs. Madeleine Hoss, library aide for two years, said she hoped to substitute next year or find other work. In addition to teacher cuts, many teachers in the Unit were to be transferred to other buildings to take over full or part-time assignments. Math teacher Cheryl Siebert was transferred full-time to Chiddix Junior High. Also, three teachers were transfer- red to the elementary schools. They were Health teacher Bernadette Chiaro, P.E. teacher Bart Williams and Drivers' Education teacher Ann Burnett. Another change involved Mr. Ken Turner, who would teach Science at Parkside for one period and work at NCHS the rest of the day, Mr. Malito said. However, in an attempt to open up positions for the RIF'ed teachers, the School Board offered an early retire- ment bonus and a one year leave of absence to the remaining Unit 5 teachers. Mr. Malito said it was regrettable that Unit 5 had to lose such fine teachers. "Their contribution to the education of students has been signifi- cant. Due to the financial conditions of our school district, it was essential and necessary that a reduction in staff take place," he said. - Eric Hoss Mike Snelling Although Mr. Tom Patten was let go, he was optimistic about regaining his position after resignations, leaves of absence and transfers were announced. RIF - 33 The Class History was written and delivered by Craig Queen l12l and Howie Fry l12l as the traditional entertainment at the breakfast. As Scot Meece U22 receives the Best Legs award, he puts his Hbest leg forwardfl 1-'uni The Most Likely to Succeed Award is given to Jim Stutzman l12l by Senior Class officer Beth Henrichs l12l. Seniors like Kathy Bullard were the honored guests at the Senior Breakfast held May 19. From her reaction. no one would ever guess that Julie Briggs l12l was voted Class Flirt. 34 Senior Breakfast . 15151 QM, 1 4f'i's X N is -. 2 ,X .kj Q M gi bu ref xg Seniors 'mock' classmates with awards .lthough being named "class sip" isn't any great achievement, mock awards given May 19 at the tor Breakfast were the beginning ie end for the Class of '83. lock awards were given to the ,wing seniors. est legs-Scot Meece, Debbie rschneiderg Iinest Physique-Mike Komons, .e Brooksg est Pam Dutyg Blairg Best Flirt - Mike Stallffef, Julie Most Scholastically-Oriented - Alan Briggsg Lambert, Coleen Prewittg Most Changed - Todd Gafdnefi Best Couple - Michelle Mitchell, Amy Allersg Brett Witzigg MOSt Likely to SLlCC2QCl - Jim Stutz- Most Talented - Melinda Crgagyi man, Kara SChlU2t9f3 Best Personality - Amy Edgeg Class Clown - Matt Miller, Merna C1355 Gossip - Mike Merritt? Blairg Most Non-Conforming - Cathy Space KingfQueen-Dennis Winn. f I if A - "N 'fm ff X' ttt 9' XX, i, ' 1 F it ir ii . f Seniors Kim Lawson. Terri Wolfenbarger, Best Couple Michelle Mitchell and Brett Wit- zig, Jeff Wagner and Mike McNiff sit down together at the Senior Breakfast. As he relaxes. Rob Mitchell 112D puffs on a cigar at the Senior Breakfast. Jackie Zogg 5122 and Ann Steinkraus t12l light up the traditional stoagie after they finish their meal. Senior Breakfast 35 Sun shines on Senior Plc Although forecasts for the May 10 Senior Picnic called for rain, the sun shone brightly all day. Some of the day's events included tug-of-war, frisbe, softball, catch, lay- ing out, getting thrown in the lake and eating and cooking out all day. According to Ann Steinkraus C12l, "The picnic was fun, and I got to be Even though Jayne Welcome U22 graduated early in January, she came back for the end-of-the-year activities. with my friends all day." The only casualities from the lazy day were a couple of scrapes from fall- ing in the lake and some minor sun- burns from laying out too long. - Jan Donovan Tom Ewen I12l, Mark Schroeder l12l and Bill Hinshaw l12l face the age-old problem of getting the charcoal lit so they can grill their steaks. . 5 MAl 36 Senior Picnic ss The Senior Class played no favorites as PE teacher Gary Luallen and Business teacher Gary Woods are thrown into Lake Evergreen. Even a broken ankle couldn't keep Randy VanHook C121 from attending and enjoying the Senior Class Picnic. Many group activities were played at the Senior Picnic. Mike Brunt l12J tries his hand at baseball. Relaxing at the Senior Picnic are seniors Dan Nester l12l, Eric Hoss l12l, Alan Lambert l12l and Terry Baker l12l, who even brought a chess set. Because swimming was not allowed this year, Jim Warren l12l and Lorrie Coble take a hike at Comlara Park. After four days of rain, Jennifer Steinburg l12l and John Williams 4125 enjoy the sun- shine at Comlara Park. Senior Picnic - 37 As Mike Merritt 1122 receives the Student Council Award, he also receives a con- gratulatory kiss from Student Council Spon' sor Ramona Sanders. Ann Coatney U22 conuerses with Gregg Shaffer about the awards they received at Senior Awards night. Coatney received the Speech Award, while Shaffer was initiated into Quill 8: Scroll. 38 Semor Awards Salutatorian candidates Brian Metz 1121, Jill Lawler 112D and Susie Brooks 1121 are con- gratulated by School Board member Gail Briggs and Principal Robert Malito. Congratulating Barry Ingold U22 for winning the English Department Award is Dept. Head Kay Parker. Ingold also received the French and Journalism Department Awards. Agriculture Dept. Head Larry Lowe presents the Agriculture Related Occupations Award to Dean Goben C121 on May 19. Graduating Seniors receive honor awards iutstanding seniors were recogniz- 'For their achievements at Senior nrds Night on May 19. he award-winners included the iwing students. .griculture Dept.: Chris Graf: .rt Dept.: Three- iensional -Eric Hill: Two- ensional-Doug Johnson and ce Schenkel: usiness Education Dept.: Ad- istrative - JanSutton: Secretarial- 4 Webb: rackette of the Year: Donna llen and Amy Webb: looperative Education: D-Dean Goben: CWT-Larry drus and Michelle Mitchell: -Debbie Bentley: DO-Eric Lilley Leroy Loepp: est Thespian: Mike Wells: Drama oz Rhys Lovell: nglish Dept.: Barry lngold: oreign Language Dept.: Fren- -Barry Ingold: Latin-Robert H. irenbeckg Spanish - Karen Butler: lome Economics Dept.: Kristy ders, Ann Pederson, Kelly Smith Cindi Vogel: Margaret Killian norial Award: Johanna Dehn: In- dustrial Arts Dept.: Eric Klemme. Intramurals: Mike McNiff and Patty Beitz: Quill 8r Scroll Initiates: Jan Donovan, Eric Hoss, Barry Ingold, Kelly Morgan, Craig Queen, Gregg Shaffer, Bob Shaver and Sandy Thein: Yearbook: Sandy Thein: Journalism Dept.: Barry lngold: Nancy Jane Peairs Journalism Cup: Mike Wells: American Newspaper Publishers AssociationfColumbia Scholastic Press Association Sports Award: Howie Fry: Mathematics Dept.: Brian Metz: PTA Scholarship: Keith Bruch, Barry Ingold, Kara Schlueter and Jan Sutton: Modine Scholarship: Lynn Wager: Rotary Recognition: Keith Bruch, Barry lngold, Brian Metz, Coleen Prewitt, Kara Schlueter, Jim Stutz- man, Lynn Wager: Margaret H. J. Lampe Cup: Karen Butler, Michele Goers, Deborah Rohrschneider, Beth Schieber, Suzanne Scurlock and Jan Sutton: John Calvin Hanna Cup: Brian Metz, James Stutzman and Melvin Westermeyer: Salutatorian Candidates: Susie Brooks, Jill Lawler, Brian Metz: Valedictorian: Coleen Prewitt: Blakeney Scholarship: Jan Donovan. When Coleen Prewitt U22 was announced as the only Valedictorian candidate, her classmates and the rest of the audience, in- cluding Mrs. Gail Briggs and Mrs. Harriet O'Daffer, rose to their feet in a standing ovation. Assistant Dean Linda lngold presents an award to Kara Schlueter C123 who received the Marine Band Award, the Arion Music Award, a PTA scholarship, the Girls' Citizenship Award and Rotary Recognition. Senior Awards 39 Baccalaureate, Graduation arrive early for '8 ' School was out for the summer and for good for the 387 seniors in the Class of '83. The Baccalaureate and Graduation ceremonies were held before Memorial Day for the first time in years. Baccalaureate was held May 22 at 8 p.m. in Neuman Gym. The Invocation was read by Carrie Johnson 1121, vice president of the Senior Class. The main speaker, the Rev. Thor E. Bogren, Jr., pastor at the First Presbyterian Church, gave a speech entitled "Are Your Bags Packed?" Beth Henrichs l12l, Senior Class Board member, delivered the Benediction. The chorale, directed by Ms. Audrey Vallance, sang, while the or- chestra, directed by Mrs. Deanne Bryant, played. On a cue from Principal Malito, the Class of '83 moved their tassles from the left side of their caps to the right. Susan Babbitt l12l and Leon Bacon l12l moved their tassles signifying they are graduates. Valedictorian Address, given by Colleen Prewitt t12l, gave inspiration and en- couragement to the Class of '83. Prewitt was the only Valedictorian for the Class of '83 Cindy Mattson U22 anxiously awaits the receiving of her diploma with classmates Mark McCall l12l, Matt Miller l12l and Pam Martoglio l12l. 40 Graduation The Graduation ceremony was l May 27 at 8 p.m. in Neuman C also. Valedictorian Coleen Prewitt I delivered a speech about set' goals. It was the first year ever 1 there was only one valedictorian. Jim Stutzman l12l was ch guest director for the band wi played during the ceremony. -Michele Ev is 2 X U 4-QQ' Q2 Q-'Q 5 Q PQQDI. 2 Working Closely as 0 squad provided a During Spirit Week, students like Trina Peros chance for Poms Jeanine Alberts llll and l10l Wefe 9nC0Uf5Q9d t0 dress U19 like Tammy Zehr fl ll to become good friends. Punks, Nerds and MASH sUfQ90V1s' Brad Vanderpool takes advantage of empty halls to let off the pressures of being a senior. Some of the duties for Sara Cunningham ll ll as Junior Class president include working on the class float. A 42 - People at ease 3 L if I . A-in arsity gridders qualify for state playoffs Capturing its best record since 1976, the Varsity Football Team had an outstanding season. The overall record of 8-2 was highlighted by mak- ing the first round of the State Playoffs, said Coach Dick Tharp. As far as season play, the Ironmen led the Capitol Conference in total of- fense. Quarterback Mike Stauffer 1121 handed the ball off to running backs Rob Mitchell i121 and Rich Crane l12J. Regular receivers were flankers Tom Ewen C121 and Jim Hammerschmidt illi. The come from behind win over Springfield Lanphier was the key game that turned us around, Mitchell felt. The Ironmen weren't all offense though, they were led on defense by Crane who had 82 tackles in the '82 season. Although the players were smaller than teams in the past, they more than made up for their size in determination, according to Coach Tharp. "We never seemed to peak at the Quarterback Mike Stauffer 1122 readies his of- fensive line for another scoring attempt against BHS at Intercity. The Ironmen won the game, 27-14. Although end John Gregory caught the pass, a Bloomington defender was right there. BHS Coach Terry Combs attributed their playoff win to a strong defense. 44 Varsity Football same time, or we would have been unstoppable," Stauffer added. The one question mark at the start of the season was the lack of ex- perience. However, the seniors really pulled together and led the team by example, Coach Tharp explained. Chosen for Most Valuable Player was Crane. Tri-Captains were Stauf- fer, Mitchell, and Matt Miller 1121. Several players were chosen to ' All-Conference team. They were ll chell, Stauffer, Crane, Miller, Ha merschmidt and Rory Tharp 4111. Selected to the Intercity team wt Ewen, Stauffer, Crane, Miller, Ha merschmidt, Tharp and Darin Spar f12l. - Paul Hug T One of NCHS, returning lettermen was Jeff Emmert f12l, who was one of the leading defenders. ln the season opener he claims victory over BHS in the Intercity competition. f ' ll 1, . T t.-' i f I Coach Dick Tharp VARSITY FOOTBALL OPPONENT WE THEY Bloomington 27 14 Decatur Eisenhower 17 0 Champaign Centennial 20 7 Springfield Griffin 7 21 Decatur MacArthur 33 8 Springfield Lanphier 28 25 Jacksonville 51 23 Springfield Southeast 41 14 Rantoul 16 7 Bloomington O 21 I ard Crane U22 received many awards for vutstanding playing ability. He was nam- flost Valuable Player and chosen to be 'ie All Conference Team and the Interci- eam. Defensive players Jim Hammerschmidt 5112, Rob Mitchell l12l, and Jeff Emmert t12l at- tempt to tackle a Raider during Normal's loss to Bloomington in the playoff game. ff -5 :if i L , ' ' .,'f, ' -A , ,lt 2 K xv t Chris Leon Guy Anderson Bacon Bozarth Ron Rich Hornsby Merritt Five seniors played a key role in the fine season of the Varsity Football Team. Chris Anderson, Leon Bacon, Guy Bozarth, Ron Hornsby and Rich Merritt were the backbone of the team. Although none of these players started, their major contribution came in practice where they would hold blocking dummies and push the starters to their full potential, accor- ding to Coach Dick Tharp. "Most of these guys have been out for football for four years and have never missed a practice," Coach Tharp concluded. - Paul Huggett Varsity Football. Front row-Todd Hayes, Jamie Abbott, Matt Miller, Richard Crane, Rob Mitchell, Leon Bacon, Doug Reynolds, J. D. Olsen, Clint Garrett, Second row-Coach Dick Tharp, Jeff Emmert, Paul Andris, Tom Crum, Larry Malcolm, Mark Turner, Mark Schroeder, John Gregory, Guy Bozarth, Mike Pendleton, Asst. Coach Gary Woods, Third row-Jeff Lewis, Jeff Stevens, Rory Tharp, Brad Dunlap, Jim Hammerschmidt, Tony Kaufman, Scott Kletz, Ron Spencer, Cory Brown, Robert Nickrent, Beth Von Holten, Mr. Christmanng Back row-Mike Hogan, Matt Foster, Chris Anderson, Ron Hornsby, Todd Kull, Mike Stauffer, Darin Spaniol, Tom Ewen, Richard Merritt, Pat Murphy, Mark Mills, Todd Funk. Varsity Football 45 QW? When people think of a football game, they automatically think of the players. Not many realize the impor- tant role a manager plays, such as Sophomore Football Team manager Dennis Hallam 1101. Before the game, Hallam set up the field, and during the game he fixed broken equipment. Some of the benefits of being manager were that he got out of class for away games and he also got into all games free, he explained. - Jana Nowers Wendy Rees , i E .. 1. , ' J ..n 'QQ sz V. ' ' ,S Ti . if .rffr ii Virr. . Q ' .flvyi - ' ..., , ,ls ,,,,,,, ,rrs i stt N , . F A F , f,.5:,,.,,.::.,1:- W .,,,... ,. X. me ,, il W Y if WWW , ' 5 ilkw ,,glGB" mf 1 SOPHOMORE FOOTBALL, First Row- Aaron Ellison, John Freyman, Eric Bacon, Junior Snyder, Tim Waltner, Chris Seifert, Terry Eovaldi, Steve Schroeder, Chad Campbell, Second Row--Manager Dennis Hallam, Kip Wilson, Chad Kletz, Rick Wahls, Billy Mulcahey, Dean Jefferson, Scott Dixon, Kelly Cochran, Matt Hickey, Mark Kupferschmid, Third Row-Kurt 46 Sophomore Football Team Huizinga, John Donovan, Mark VanHook, Jeff Weller, Doug Lauritson, Randy Wheat, Kenley Kaisershot, Kurt Hoeferle, Eric Hannel, Brian Junghans, Assistant Coach Jim Eaton, Back Row-Coach Jim Baker, Andy Wilson, Erik Bucklitzsch, Todd Block, Todd Bliss, Terry Fish, John Sieving, Jason Kern, Rodney Merritt, Andy Liverman. Chris Seifert T101 led the Sophomore F001 Team in receptions. He was the leai receiver with 20 receptions and an avei of 15.6 yards per reception. ss is i Coach Jim Baker SOPHOMORE FOOTBALL OPPONENT WE THE Urbana 34 Springfield Lanphier 32 Bloomington 20 Decatur MacArthur 53 Champaign Centennial 28 1 Peoria Richwoods 7 1 Springfield Southeast 58 Rantoul 48 Decatur Eisenhower 23 2 Lincoln 48 1 E' i This team was "the most talented 1I've1 ever coached from man one to man 38," stated Sophomore Football Coach Jim Baker. The team ended its season with a record of 9-1 and averaged 36 points per game. Coach Baker said that although the team was good, the players would still need a lot of work for the varsity level. Things came easier to them when Jeff Weller 1101 made an attempt to block the ball from Peoria Richwoods. Richwoods won, 13-7, resulting in the sophomore team's only loss in the season. they played against others their own age, he said. The team should have gone undefeated, said Coach Baker. The team lost to Peoria Richwoods, 7-13. Although the team did not score well, it was one of their better games, he explained. The team was led by Chris Seifert 1101, most valuable player, while Steve Schroeder 1101 and Jeff Weller 1101 were team captains. Seifert was the leading scorer with 80 points and leading rusher with 71 carries. He was also the leading receiver with 20 receptions and 312 yards for an average of 15.6 yards per reception. In addition, Seifert led with six in- terceptions and 33 yards returned. At the end of the season Coach Baker announced that Todd Bliss 1101 and Todd Block 1101 led in tackles and assists. Bliss had 51 tackles and 51 assists, while Block had 50 individual tackles and 45 assists. - Dennis Curtis Mike Schrand One of the leading scorers, Scott Dixon 1101 proves to be one step ahead in the game against Peoria Richwoods. In the final game ofthe season, NCHS won, 14-13, against Lincoln and ended with a 9-1 record. Scott Dixon 1101 ran the ball past Peoria Richwoods, but was eventually forced out of bounds. Sophomore Football Team 47 arsity golfers show potential To the Boys' Golf Team this was a rebuilding year with only three players returning with Varsity experience, said Coach Robert Dortch. The Ironmen's main problem this season was inconsistent play due to lack of experience, said golfer Doug Becker 1121. Mike Vitek C101 was voted Most Valuable Player and led the team along with Rusty Ferguson 1121. Both were Medalists four times. "Rusty really played well this year, and Mike's going to be tough as nails 3 ' f "Metz was a leader by example. He never gave up on himself or the team," Coach Robert Dortch explained. Brian Metz C121 was voted Most Im- proved Player by his teammates. "All the guys looked towards Brian as the leader. He was always patting Lis2on the back," said Doug Becker I l- "I am glad the guys feel the way they do, but I feel that everyone helped each other. It was a team ef- fort with Coach pushing us all the way," Metz concluded. - Paul Huggett Captain of the Golf Team Russ Ferguson l12l drives off the first tee at ISU against Central Catholic. Greg Patterson 1112 and the rest of the Boys, Golf Team had an inconsistent season because of inexperience, according to Coach Dortch. 48 Boys' Golf next year," said Coach Dortch. Team Captain was Ferguson, and Brian Metz l12J was voted Most Im- proved Player. "I really enjoyed it this year. I wish I could have been a little more consis- tent," Metz explained. Bill Mullins C111 and Scott Wright 1121 played a major role in the Ironmen's dual record of 10-12, said Coach Dortch. Mullins missed making the State Tournament by only three strokes. - Paul Huggett , . -,ga .9 Coach Robert Dortch BOYS' GOLF OPPONENT WE THE Central Cathol 156 15 Bloomington 162 15 U-High 162 15 Mahomet 162 15 L' In 206 22 E hower 206 23 Pontiac 195 23 Richwoods 195 19 Lanphier 220 20 Jacksonville 220 20 Centennial 216 21 MacArthur 352 36 Bloomington 205 20 Stephen Decatu 205 19 Rantoul 203 19 lntercity 3 d pl t Griffin 174 11 Southeast 174 17 Conference 6th pl Washington 154 15 Spaulding 154 15 Rantoul 166 16 Cent IC th l 166 15 Pekin 265 24 U-High 154 15 Central Cath l 154 15 and BOYS' GOLF TEAM. Front Row-Bill Mullins, Dan Langenfeld, Russell Ferguson, Brian Metz, Mike Sullivan, Doug Becker, Greg Patterson, Allen Fry, Jeff Scott Wright, and Brian Jones. Glick, Back Row-Coach Robert Dortch, Mark ,mf L-A , to 1 ,X 1 57153 Coach Dorothy Siebert 18 I GIRLS' GOLF PPONENT WE THEY Jntiac 228 240 -High 228 247 ntral Catholic 235 172 Entral Catholic 222 167 uincy 222 178 uincy Notre 222 199 ame 222 221 -High 220 230 loomington 220 230 ntiac 215 179 Entral Catholic 205 225 loomington 205 201 irard 205 242 pntiac 219 226 ontiac 219 229 -High ielle Churchey 1111, Most Valuable er, is a consistent player who is ready willing to practice, according to Coach :thy Siebert, Swinging against Bloomington is Johanna Yerkes 1101, three time medalist winner, who helped the team to its winning season, according to Coach Dorothy Siebert. Another one of the most improved golfers, according to Coach Dorothy Siebert, was Amy Radue 1111, who also contributed a lot to the team's good season. GIRLS' GOLF. Front Row-Penny Grieft 1101, Tricia Paulson 1111, Johanna Yerkes 1101, Michelle Churchey 11115 Back row-Amy Radue 1111, Angie Prevette 1101, ,J-IQ Amy Larson 1101, Trisha Warner 1101, Coach Dorothy Siebert. Girls' Gol shows improvement "I was very pleased with the season," said Coach Dorothy Siebert of the Girls' Golf Team. Coach Siebert has been coaching Girls' Golf for four years, but feels that she would enjoy it more if she would have coached when she started teaching. "This was the best group as far as working well together. They enjoy helping each other," said Coach Siebert. Last year, Coach Siebert said that if the interest in golf kept up, they would have a much better team in the future. Interest has been pretty steady, because, according to Coach Siebert, the turnout was pretty good again this year. Michelle Churchey 1111 said the team's goal was to place second in In- tercity, which they did. It was Chur- chey's second year on the team. For the team, Most Valuable Player went to Churchey and Penny Grieff 1101 was Most Improved. "We work together as a unit and have a lot of fun," concluded Angie Prevette 1101 and Amy Larson 1101. - Julie Schove Girls' Golf 49 Swimmers rebuild another year "After losing seven seniors from a 17-man squad, this has to be con- sidered a rebuilding year," stated Swimming Coach Ken Turner. Despite this loss, the swimming and diving Ironmen managed to make respectable showings throughout the season. Mr. Turner gained the help of two ISU students to coach diving. Under the guidance of Aaron Melnick and Kim Kambested, the Ironmen divers became, in Mr. Turner's words, "a force to be dealt with." The season was marked by a con- sistent lowering of personal best Varsity Swimmers, Front How- Bill Werdell, Phillip Eaton, John Brooks, Lloyd Young, Mark Krueger, Jeff Higlumg Middle Row- Mark Frazier, Tyler Malejko, David Monkman, Mike McCracken, Steven Hung, Nelson Haerr, Aaron Newmang Back Row- Bob Shaver, Mike Brunt, Eric Timmerman, Jon Shaver, Carl Eaton and Coach Ken Turner. Not pictured is Bill Mullins. 3 4 4 Q f .., ,,,.t,,r..,, .- ,. a+- 1' 'Z F .,: . ,LV ,,.-. I Mike Brunt 5122 steadies the starting block for Mike I-Iiglum f9l. Underclassmen played im- portant roles on the Boys' Swim Team by filling numerous gaps. Nelson Haerr 1102, lane two, and Jon Shaver l10l, lane four, prepare to swim breaststroke for the medley relays. The relays placed first and second. 50 Boys' Swim Team times. Among Mr. Turner's best varsi- ty swimmers were Mike Brunt l12I, swimming the 100 yard backstrokeg Bob Shaver f12l, 100 yard butterfly, Carl Eaton 1111, 100 yard freestyle, Jon Shaver l10l, 100 yard breaststrokeg and Eric Timmerman t10l, 100 yard backstroke. A lot of the team's strength came from underclassmen. "We had freshmen and sophomores in every event achieving fine times and really helping the team out," said Mr. Turner. Captains for the year were Brunt and B. Shaver. - Bob Shaver Coach Ken Turner f .M fit as Q' fe B' gf , . , , . lv 4 I 1 i , L I 1 BOYS' SWIMMING OPPONENT WE THE' Raider Invitational 5th place Intercity 3rd place Olympia 72 5 Peoria Manual 67 5 Pekin 52 7 Champaign Centennial 57 7 Peoria Woodruff 53 7 Peoria Limestone 74 5 U-High 56 7 Urbana 46 7, Peoria High 69 5' Champaign Central 56 73 Conference 3rd place, JV 1st Sectional place 7th place tl fl i fw .4 jfs? Y S Mrs. Chris Deputy GIRLS' SWIM TEAM ENENT WE THEY a 52 74 a Spaulding 62 62 a High 52 75 paign Centennial 51 75 N .- Eh 43 as ipia 70 56 Janet Gelwicks I1 Ol pushes herself in the 100 l':inSt0nC t I yard breastroke. Gelwicks finished in paign en ra , ia Woodruff 77 48 1.18.06, a personal best. El 60 67 . Psi? Centennial 6th I 59 68 Joli Hinshaw 1102 performs a front dive in gtyeavs 3rd S1322 McCormick Pool. Practices and meets have penal 6th place been held here for two years. Swim Team, Front Row-Joli Hinshaw, Krissy Pollpeter, Sharon Tolone, Ellen Goss, Laura Clearyg Peggy Davis, Jenny Johnson, Debbie Moews, Back Row-Mrs. Chris Deputy, Siv Verdun, Vicki Ialdwellg Second Row-Annette Alberts, Sandy RBITISQVGY and Janet G0lWiCkS- J 1 im team 'down under'? "We performed better against teams this year than the past few years," stated Girls' Swimming Coach Chris Deputy. "We're a young team with great potential." Swimmer Debbie Moews i9l really helped the team's performance in dual meets. Moews set three team records in her first year on the team. Records set by Moews include the 200 yard l.M. f2:25.'7l, the 500 yard freestyle f5:46.4l and the 100 yard backstroke f1:06.41i, set only one year before. Moews was later named the team's MVP. Many other individuals also gave good performances during the course of the year. Eight girls lettered in- cluding Captain Ellen Goss flll, Sharon Tolone f11l, Janet Gelwicks f10l Vicki Ramseyer 1101, Jenny Johnson i9l, Peggy Davis f9l and Deb- bie Moews i9l. Said Coach Deputy, they're a "hard-working, enthusiastic group." - Bob Shaver Joli Hinshaw H02 psyches herself up before swimming, while Ellen Goss flll cheers her teammates on. Girls' Swim Team 51 ElI'Sily Qam reaches goal "The girls on the court were cohesive and that's why we were suc- cessful," was how Coach Ellie Duax explained the Girls' Volleyball Team's good season and success. The team had a goal to win 20 games this season and came very close, winning 19-8, according to Michelle Robinson f12l. Their goal was to win against Bloomington in the Intercity, and they did for the first time in several years, explained Robinson. Mindy Moore l12l had a goal of her own which was to be the best defen- sive player on the team. Terri Lipscomb llll agreed that Moore was one of the best players on the team. "She was a good defensive player and played the game good," she explained. Lipscomb's goal was to play a star- ting position since she didn't get to play much. The members of the team agreed that Coach Duax was a good coach. "She's an excellent coach and knows the game very well," said Moore. Coach Duax explained, "One of the best things of coaching is getting closer to the students and that's what makes it worthwhile." "I thought we were a good team and had lots of potential," she explained. Team captains were Moore and Robinson. Most Improved was Kathy McClure l10l and Most Valuable went to Robinson. - Julie Schove Terri Lipscomb 1112 had a goal this season to be able to play a starting position. Lipscomb, along with Mindy Moore l12l, Kelli Clausen l1Ol and Karen Shanks l12l, played on the varsity team on a regular basis. Mindy Moore's U21 goal for this season was to be the best defensive player on the team. Teammates LeAnn Powers llll, Terri Lipscomb llll and Michelle Robinson f12l agreed that the team wouldn't have suc- ceeded without her. 52 Girls Volleyball Team .1 ii K it 1 - 'lc A fl... M A , . l .. ii' 'L l Coach Ellie Duax GIRLS' VARSITY VOLLEYBALL WE THE' Pontiac 2 1 Lincoln 2 O Lanphier O 2 Rantoul 1 2 Bloomington 2 0 Southeast 2 O Jacksonville 1 2 Champaign Centennial 2 0 Decatur Eisenhower 1 2 Champaign Centennial 2 0 Jacksonville 0 2 Southeast 2 0 MacArthur 2 O Lanphier 2 0 Eisenhower 2 0 lntercity lst place Richwoods 2 Sacred Heart O 1 2 Stephen Decatur 2 O MacArthur 2 0 GlRL'S VARSITY VOLLEYBALL, Front Row-Michelle Robinson f12l, Karen Shanks l12l, Peggy Van Hook l12l, Lori Gremer l1Ol, Kelli Clausen l1Olg Back Row-Coach Ellie Duax, Mindy Moore Rhonda Miller llll, LeAnn Powers Terri Lipscomb ll ll. oung earn is 'outstanding' love coachingf, said JV ,yball Coach Ellie Duax. "I n't stand not to do it. As soon as teason is over, I want to start e team members agreed that h Duax was a dedicated coach. ' Shumacher 191 said, "Coach is a great coach. This is ap- nt in each player's vementf' e junior varsity team ended the in winning 15 out of 19 games. erformance of the group was sanding considering the majority e team were ninth graders," said h Duax. "The players were very ive, got along very well and sup- d each other a lot," she ued. me height of the players was a 1 advantage. "Because of the it they could maintain offense, so z was more scoring, H she Eined. 1e team met its seasonal goal by .ng last year's team record. It d second in the Tri-Valley Tour- nt to do it. .JK ',, 1. 5,519 Coach Ellie Duax R VARSITY VOLLEYBALL We The JUNIO pponent y :ntiac 2 0 ncoln 0 2 Enphier 2 1 ntoul 0 2 oomington 2 O iutheast 2 O cksonville 0 2 liampaign Centennial 2 0 senhower 2 O ampaign Centennial 2 O cksonville 2 1 utheast 2 O acArthur 2 O Li-Valley 2nd place nphier 2 1 lsenhower 2 0 .tercity 'chwoods O cred Heart h D tu 1st place 2 2 1 ep en eca r 2 0 lacArthur 0 2 oach Ellie Duax Kathy McClure 1101 was the "glue" for the freshmen. Other exceptional players were hitter Susan Blair 191, set- ter Randi Whitwood 191, and server Paula Messer 191, according to the coach. McClure moved to varsity in the middle of the season and will continue to play varsity next year, Coach Duax said. Because the junior varsity team is in a learning position, Coach Duax doesn't designate most valuable player, she concluded. - Becky Bayles li lmllil ,...,,,. ,TW ... Terri Billingsley 1101, Randi Whitwood 191, Amy Reimer 191, and other members of the Junior Varsity Volleyball Team agreed that wanting to win the Tri-Valley Tournament was an important goal for the season. "I love it 1coaching1. l couldn't stand not to do it," said Volleyball Coach Ellie Duax. Some of the reasons for this are players like LeAnn Powers 1111, Teri Lipscomb 1111, and Karen Shanks 1121. W . IL srttfr p ttti YL rttrt .. Q i t 1 , wg Q it 4 JUNIOR VARSITY GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL-Back 191, Kathy McClure 1101, Patti Frank 1101, Amy Reimer Row-Coach Ellie Duax, Paula Messer 191, Susan Blair 191. 191, Stacy Shumacher 1913 Front row-Randi Whitwood Girls' Volleyball 53 Girls' doubles qualify for state "Yes, it was a particularly excellent season," commented Coach Mary McGinnis about the Girls' Tennis season. They finished with an 11-5 record. According to Carol Norris 1111, the team wanted to win Conference and went on to win it. Two of the members, Kara Schlueter 1121 and Natalie White 1121 went to State. "We were a young team, but did well," Norris said. One of the reasons they did well was because of the good help and advice Coach McGinnis gave the players, Norris explained. Debbie Rohrschneider 1121 was Most lm- proved Player for Girls' Tennis. 1'I've been playing since eighth grade and I really enjoy the gamef' she said. The winner of the DAR Award is Kara Schlueter 1121, who went to State in tennis along with team member Natalie White 1121. 54 Girl s Tennis Team Another player, Jeanne Goldstein, 1111 agreed with Norris in that Coach McGinnis was a big help in their game. "She plays tennis and knows how to teach it well," said Norris. Coach McGinnis has coached for five or six years and said she likes it very much. For the team, White got Most Valuable Player and Debbie Rohrschneider 1121 received Most Im- proved. The player with the most team spirit was Norris. Although there was a tight friend- ship among some of the players,team support needs to be better, said Golds- tein. "I wish we would have a better turnout 1for support1. Only parents come," she explained. - Julie Schove Coach Mary McGinnis OPPONENT WE Pontiac 9 U-High 9 Central Catholic 3 Pekin 3 Jacksonville 8 Watseka 6 Bloomington 0 Eisenhower 7 MacArthur 8 Sacred Heart 2 Washington 9 Centennial 9 Springfield S.E. 8 Lanphier 9 Richwoods 4 BHS Invitational 3rd place Morton 6 Capitol Conference 1st place District 3rd place GIRLS' TENNIS-Front Row-Beth McNeil 1121, McGinnis, Chris Van Valey 1121, Gail Boggs 1101 Wendy Wertz 1101, Patty Rohrschneider 1101, Tippi Munson 1101, Debbie Rohrschneider1121, Carol Strickland 1101, Natalie White 1121, Jeanne Goldstein 1111, Kara Schlueter 1121, Susan Loepp 1101 1111, Carmen Torres 1111g Back Row-Coach Mary Oehler1111. Coach Gary Woods BOYS' TENNIS WE THEY Catholic 9 0 5 4 6 3 9 O 1 8 8 1 Southwest 6 3 7 2 Decatur 5 0 9 0 als 3rd place rence 4th place Eric O'Daffer 4111 was described by as' Tennis Coach Gary Woods as tremely aggressive." O'Daffer game the teamls number one player year and along with Dennis odes f10l played on the team's Lnber one doubles spot. Mental attitude played an impor- it part in O'Daffer's game. Said E: Frankeberger flll, "Eric is . ber one because he thinks he's mber one. He tries hard." Added Coach Woods, "The only iits to the quality of his game are ing to be those limits Eric puts on nself." - Amy Kohler Bob Shaver Rain dampens tennis season Although April showers are sup- posed to help bring May flowers, they certainly don't help a young tennis team. The Boys' Tennis Team suffered through eight rain-outs and missed un- told practices because of the unusual wet spring weather. Coach Gary Woods said, "The rain this year may have dampened the courts, but not our enthusiasm." Despite a lack of upperclassmen, the team did remarkably well. This season the team had only one senior, Mark Yoder, and three juniors, Alan Frankeberger, Eric O'Daffer and Todd Donalson. The rest of the team was comprised of sophomores. According to Coach Woods, stan- dout Dennis Rhodes i1Ol holds a lot of promise for the future. Rhodes let- tered in tennis for the second time giv- ing himself the opportunity to become the first four-year letterman in the history of tennis at Normal Community. Coach Woods said, "Dennis is pro- bably one of the five top players I've ever coached in my 11 years. He's got a lot of talent." Rhodes, along with number one player O'Daffer, played in the team's top doubles spot. "We really played better this year than I ever expected," summed up Coach Woods. - Bob Shaver Varsity Tennis, Front Row-Eric Bacon, Eric O'Daffer, Darien Soldner, Jon Stein, Dennis Rhodes, Todd Donalsong Back Row-Coach Gary Woods, Mark .W U Yoder, Tom Bruno, Alan Frankeberger, Scott Stalter, Mike Foster, Eric Samdahl, Mike Shelton, and Darcy Soldner. Alan Frankeberger Illl is one of the three juniors on the Boys' Tennis Team. The rest of the team consisted of one senior and several sophomores. Boys' Tennis Team 55 Boys' and Girls' Cross Country Teams, Front Row-Krista Nadakavukaren 1101, Melissa Oesh 191, Tiffani Schmitt 1111, Gina Maus 191, Lisa Wutz 1101, Amy Winn 1101, Back Row-Coach Masters, Mike Rutlidge 191, Craig Cermak 1111, Keith Bruch 1121, Mike Priess 1111, Mike Portman 1121, Steve Baker 1111, Rob Wallace 1111, Eric Nimms 191, Brian Levek 191. Because seven runners returned, two freshmen joined, and girls were added to the team for the first time, Coach Gene Masters was pleased with the Cross Country Team's turnout. Although the turnout was good, Coach Masters commented, "We just don't get Cross Country material out here. We're a football school," he explained. Although there was a new Girls' Cross Country Team, Coach Masters said he felt he might have devoted more time to the boys because "more of the boys were those who had run all summer and were ready for further instruction." Mike Rutlidge 191 may be another outstanding runner if he keeps up the good work, according to Coach 56 Boys' Cross Country Masters. For the boys' team, Keith Bruch 1121 was Most Valuable Player, and Mike Portman 1121 and Bruch were team co-captains. The team went to Regionals and came out with second place. Bruch went on to State. After placing 18th place in State finals in 1981, Bruch fell to 50th this year. The week before the race Bruch had been suffering from flu and sore throat, according to Coach Masters. During the race Bruch fell once and then another time was pushed, which resulted in another fall. Although he didn't place as high as the year before, the team was still very satisfied, explained Coach Masters. - Julie Schove Most enthusiastic runner of Boys, Country is Craig Cermak 1111. He is sl running against Champaign and Rantou1 fa, i ' 1 3 i n a , Coach Gene Masters BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY OPPONENT WE THEY MacArthur 34 25 Washington 37 26 Rantoul 41 20 Decatur No Score Centennial 37 22 LaSalle-Peru 29 26 Streator 31 25 NCHS lnvitational Normal 5th Eisenhower 42 20 BHS 40 21 Lincoln 15 50 Stephen Decatur 21 34 Metamora lnvitational Sixth Champaign Central 29 26 Regionals Eighth Conference Sixth Passing the halfway mark is Keith Bruch 1f the most valuable runner on this ye. squad, according to Coach Masters. He i also a co-captain of the team. irls 'oin Cross Country eam 'It was a different experience, in- :sting and a pleasure. They were a y cooperative group of girls" was ach Gene Masters' comment about new Girls' Cross Country Team. 7he girls ran a two-mile course and about four miles every night, ac- Eling to Coach Masters. .heir goal was to win fifth place in gionals, according to Tiffani imitt 1111. They ended up with ith place. Xlthough Cross Country had been ctly a boys' sport, the girls had no :QW i q.1x'1rie. ,V 4 problems. Amy Winn 1101 said, "lt really didn't matter. They 1the boys1 helped us out by cheering us on." Schmitt said it was kind of nice working with the guys. "They inform- ed us on the different schools and what to expect from them," she explained. Winn was chosen team captain, and according to Coach Masters, Melissa Oesch 191 was Most Improved runner and Krista Nadakavukaren 191 was Most Valuable. - Julie Schove Racing for a victory for the Girls' Cross Coun- try Team are Krista Nadakavukaren 191, who was named Most Valuable Runner, and Amy Winn 1101. 'xvqg '91, Ai ' .1 , 1M,s,,, in , r , 1, ' ' .,1' In TSW' -,gi .. w,,fg?V,L,,:Z VV ,Kwik A 1 rrr s, ,i,..' .., .. it -- -' ' c ,,' ,, - ' ,. I . 1, . 1' was ' -,,, f. f-. ., ' , Q 'W - ,: 5. f 7- 5 ' H 'Til jiri ' - e':r,'s. . 5,,,, . W ,,,, ,,, ig 1 1 I 1 1 In its first year, the Girls' Cross Country Team was cheered on to victory by the Boys' Cross Country Team, which included runner Mike Rutlidge 191. Cross Country has finally become a sport for the girls at NCHS. Amy Winn 1101 and Krista Nadakavukaren 191 are leading the team through the twosmile course. Girls' Cross Country 57 'Dedicated, loyal Ironman' says farewell NCH Coach Gene Masters After 38 years of teaching at NCHS, Coach Gene Masters has retired as head of the Business Department and Track and Cross Country coach. His talents produced more than 30 State qualifiers in track, and all of his work here will not be forgotten. Mr. Masters said he promised himself he would quit teaching the day he didn't enjoy it anymore, however, he is quitting earlier than that. Of course, track has been a major portion of his job. In all of Coach Masters' many years of coaching, one event stands out in his mind as the best race he ever coached. Most memorable event It occurred during the 1969 Normal Relays. The top-rated team that year was Alton, and NCHS was only fair. Coach Masters talked with his team before the race and tried to pep them up. The runners went out so excited that they ran their best times ever. Then came the big race. At that time Alton's Bo Scott was the best Mi miler in the state. NCHS ran Bruce Jones against him. In the race both ended in a virtual tie. The Trackettes said Bo Scott won it, although many spectators thought NCHS' Bruce Jones won it. But Coach Masters went with the Tracket- tes' ruling even though it hurt. Coach Masters has been interested in sports since his own high school career. He graduated from NCHS in 1934 after attending four other high schools in Carlinville, Pittsfield, Rushville, and Warrensburg. His father was a salesman, so moving was a way of life, 58 Coach Gene Masters he explained. While in high school, Coach Masters participated in basketball, track, baseball, band, chorus, speech, and had the lead in several plays. He was especially active in sports, setting four different track records before graduating. From 1934-1938 he attended ISNU IISUJ majoring in physical education and business. He was also very active in sports there and set one track record. He set a long jump record of 23 feet, W inch, which lasted 25 years, he said. After graduating from ISNU, Coach Masters taught basketball and softball at Carthage, Indiana for two years. For another two years he coached football and track at Georgetown, Illinois. "lf you barked, they bowed" In June 1942, Mr. Masters was drafted into the service and went into Officers' Candidate School from which he graduated as a second lieute- nant. It was there he learned "lf you barked, they bowed," he said. As a second lieutenant he was one of three men in the country chosen to go to school to learn to teach parachute landing. He said that although he trained paratroopers, he never had to jump himself. In 1947 after his military service, Mr. Masters was asked if he wanted a job at NCHS by one of the business teachers. He had planned to go to East Moline to teach typing and coach track, but decided he might as well talk with the Unit 5 superintendent. When the superintendent offered him a salary which was less than the offer at East Moline, he got up to leave. Mr. Masters was asked how much he wanted, and he told the superintendent. He was hired that day. In that first year, he founded a tradition that continues today, the Normal Relays. NCHS has been an important part of the entire Masters' household. Not only did Mr. Masters himself graduate from here, but so did his three kids, Pam, Kelly, and Gregg, and his brother. Mr. Masters said he is grateful for his family's support through the years. "All my success I owe to family," he explained. Trackettes In 1962 NCHS built a new tra and Coach Masters needed help to ficiate the races. He asked for any i who wished to do a service for school and the community. Althoi he expected a few girls to volunte 45 turned out. This was the birth the Trackettes. "What we'd do without their don't know. I'll miss them as mucl' I'll miss track," the Coach explain The organization of the Trackei was one reason he was inducted in ISU Athletic Hall of Fame in 1976. Red Socks Mr. Masters' trademark, his socks, came from his involvemen track. He was in charge of the Nor Relays and was naturally running f one end of the field to the of organizing the event. It became possible for people to find him, so began to wear a red shirt to stand in the crowd. Eventually this became such a tr tion that his wife brought his red s to school once when he forgot it. If he got from red shirts to red socks doesn't know, but it's a fact that ' people have seen him without socks. One of the Coach's former athl is Mr. Jerry Hayden, NCHS teacher. He described his for coach as a "dedicated, true, loyal In man interested in students and v always said what was on his mind." Coach Masters' many awards clude his being named "Honor Referee" for the 1983 Boys' Clas: and AA State Final Track and Fi Meet. This honor was presented a special ceremony in May. Mr. Gene Masters' dedication is vious in his 38 years of service. He plained his feelings towards NCI and retirement. "I've worked at NCHS 38 y because I like young people. I hat leave, but it's time to sit down relax a while," he concluded. - Eric H '51-fstrffzwziwzx,wif- f Zi "" ' 9- 5- f get MWQM, W he . .- i , . 1 if fil wi . i : W , 'YV G .ar AS' z- According to Coach Gene Masters,"l'll miss Cross Country as much as lill miss teaching at NCI-lS.,' In addition to coaching Boys' Track and Cross Country for 37 years, Mr. Gene Masters has taught accounting to Steve Becker ll ll and other students. In 1937, Coach Gene Masters was on the Redbird Track team. His achievements then, and later with the Trackettes, got him in the ISU Athletic Hall of Fame in 1976. 1n-. Coach Gene Masters 59 Cagers disappointed by losses "We did better than our record shows," Varsity Basketball player An- dy Liverman said. The Varsity Basketball Team had a tougher season than in years past because of the loss of seven seniors. This loss caused the Ironmen to go from last season's record of 20-8, which included the Regional crown, to a record of 13-13. The season was also marked by several disappointing losses in ex- tremely close games. The Ironmen lost nine games by four points or less. This included two losses to Lincoln by one and two points and two losses to Decatur MacArthur by one point. Jeff Weller 1121 said, "At the begin- ning of the season, there were some really close games that we really didn't want bad enough. After we lost a few of them, we began to wonder if we could really win any at all. That really hurt us." Several seniors did gain recognition in the course of the year. Andy Woodtli 1121 signed a national letter of intent stating that he would attend the University of Arizona to play basketball. Woodtli led the Ironmen cagers in blocked shots with 67. That was 64 more than anyone else on the team. In addition, Woodtli, along with Brian Metz 1121, received honorable mention in the 1983 Associated Press Class AA All-Star Basketball Team. Although Woodtli was the team's tall man, Metz was the strong man. He averaged over 22 points per game and scored a personal high of 37 points against Champaign Centennial. It was Metz's phenomenal shooting ability that allowed him to lead all ln- tercity players in scoring. He finished the year with a total of 582 points, which placed him 90 points over his closest competitor, Eric Bridges of Bloomington. - Bob Shaver Mike Snelling Varsity Basketball, Front Row-Russ Spelbring, Deric Bruce Hofbauery Jeff Weller, Andy Wgodtliy Andy Cramer, Bill Hinshaw, Todd Block, David Eiben, Scot Meece, Brian Metz, Hodgey Teichmann, Back RowAAsst. Coach James Thompson, Steve Ommen, 60 Varsity Basketball Liverman, Todd Harrison, Brad Vanderpool and Coach Jon Hawthorne. Coach Jon Hawthorne VARSITY BASKETBALL Opponent We They lntercity 2nd place l Rantoul 78 6C Springfield Lanphier 56 58 Decatur MacArthur 50 51 Jacksonville 56 53 lSU Classic 3rd place Springfield Southeast 65 57 Springfield Griffin 43 44 Champaign Centennial 47 46 Jacksonville 39 41 Lincoln 49 50 Eisenhower 61 63 Griffin 59 44 MacArthur 58 59 Lockport 44 34 Lanphier 49 59 Centennial 68 46 Morton 56 59 Southeast 54 43 Eisenhower 62 58 Lincoln 37 41 , l The tallest member of the team, P Woodtli f12i, fires another freethrow at ISU Invitational. Woodtli was recruited Arizona State. norm Ek Withstanding tough defensive pressure from Decatur Eisenhower, Todd Block f10l coolly evaluates the situation. Normal lost the game by two points, 61-63. Scrarnbling for o quick two points. Todd Block f1Ol prepares to shoot. Block was one of three sophomores who lettered on the varsity squad. Number 21. guard Scot Meece K122, drives down court. Meece set up the winning play against Champaign Centennial with an in- bound pass to Brian Metz l12l. ,V f nfs. eff ss 11 i When people think of basketball players, they tend to think of tall gang- ly men, but Brian Metz 112D does not fit this description. Metz, who is only six feet tall and one of the shortest members of the team, proved himself to be one of the most aggressive players in the state. Metz finished the season with a total of 582 points earning himself recognition and praise. He was unanimously picked by lntercity basketball coaches and the "Pan- tagraph" sports' staff to represent the Intercity basketball team. Metz was also chosen for the Capitol Con- ference all-star team by the coaches. -Bob Shaver Mike Snelling Six foot. ten inch center Andy Woodtli C122 appears to dwarf a U-High player as he goes up for a layup. Normal struggled by the Pioneers, 63-56, Varsity Basketball 61 ti Coach Berny Chiaro GIRLS' VARSITY BASKETBALL Opponent We They Olympia 62 40 Lincoln 60 58 Jacksonville 57 79 Champaign Centennial 49 45 Springfield Southeast 53 52 Decatur MacArthur 75 60 Decatur Eisenhower 59 72 Morton 64 87 Springfield Lanphier 47 65 lntercity Tied for 1st Decatur Eisenhower 44 84 Rantoul 61 53 Springfield Southeast 75 66 Pontiac 49 47 Decatur MacArthur 53 47 Stephen Decatur 50 71 Jacksonville 66 74 Champaign Centennial 57 41 Springfield Lanphier 60 56 I pw 1 Girls' Varsity Basketball Team, Front Bow-Lori Gremer, Merna Blair, Susan Blair, Lori Fletcher, Back Row-Sharon Mann, Lori Day and Tiffani Schmitt. "This is definitely the strongest, most talented team I've ever had," Girls' Basketball Coach Berny Chiaro said at the beginning of the season. "This year I'll be able to look down the bench and know that each one fof the playersl will contribute throughout the season." The team record was studded with outstanding scoring performances throughout the season. Parkside's Lori Gremer 191 scored 22 points, including the game-winning Despite the loss of Jennie and Erin Wilson who graduated, team still managed to retain strong leadership. Patty Beitz Monica Mapel C121 and Blair all hell: guide the team. Captains for the year were Fletc l and Blair. - Bob Cl-.-,- Co captain Lori Fletcher 1112 goes up f , - gr jump shot against Lincoln. Despite knee juries, Fletcher still managed to play most the season. 'ping' . 'sill ,r-.N Tiffani Schmitt 7111 shoots a basket from out- side. In one game against Olympia, Schmitt scored 24 points from outside. 62 Girls Basketball basket, to help defeat Bloomington in the lntercity tournament. Tiffani Schmitt f10i sank 24 points, most of them from outside, to pace the Ironmen to a 58-52 victory over Olympia. Lori Fletcher C111 scored 20 points against an experienced Champaign Centennial team. Fletcher's effort helped to lead Normal to a 5741 win. Besides being named to the first In- tercity Girls' Basketball Team, Merna Blair C121 remained a consistent scorer all season long. She scored 25 points to defeat U-High in the lntercity tourney, 58-54, and 28 points to beat Springfield Southeast, 53-52. s....n mwfff , I ' Varsity Girls' Basketball, Front Row-Cindy Becky Tutoky, Coach Nancy Lambert, Brenda Kelly Murphy, Lori Burton, Teri Lipscomb, Fletcher, Back Row-Jayne Meier, Amy Radue, Kris d RowYJennifer Shoemaker, Penny Grieff, Nevland, Becky Cook. Lori Fletcher 5112 drives for o basket. In one game against Champaign Centennial, Flet- cher scored 20 points to lead Normal to a 57-41 victory. tr y b 1 ' 'za If Wah' 3 N f Coach Nancy Lambert JUNIOR VARSITY GIRLS' BASKETBALL Opponent We They Olympia 40 18 Lincoln 26 21 Jacksonville 49 54 Tri-Valley 38 28 Champaign Centennial 26 39 Springfield Southeast 43 53 Decatur MacArthur 38 50 Decatur Eisenhower 40 63 Morton 41 48 Springfield Southeast 26 39 Springfield Lanphier 66 13 Parkside 46 18 Chiddix 48 20 Decatur Eisenhower 49 52 Rantoul 50 52 Pontiac 36 19 Decatur MacArthur 33 36 Stephen Decatur 54 45 Jacksonville 46 42 Champaign Centennial 40 42 Springfield Lanphier 32 29 As Kris Neularid U12 watches. Brenda Flet- cher l10l goes up for a jump ball. In this game, the J.V. team defeated Lincoln, 26-21. Girls, Basketball- 63 "It was a roller-coaster season," said Gevan Reeves 1101 of the Sophomore Basketball Team,s 12-8 record. The team itself wanted to win 20 games this year, and it also wanted to win Intercity. Even though they didn't reach their goals, team members said they felt they did real well. Aside from the team goals, many of the players had their own goals they wanted to achieve. Ron Thein 1101 and Reeves both wanted more playing One thing some players said they don't like about being on the team is that their Friday and Saturday nights are tied up. But this doesn't stop Chris Seifert 1101 and others from playing their best. 1 l Against U High in Intercity. Jeff Weller 1101 helps bring in points to give the Sophomore Basketball Team second place in the tournament. 64 Sophomore Basketball time. And all agreed they wanted to improve as much as they could this season. Andy Liverman 1101 got the 'tprivilegen of playing on the sophomore and varsity teams. I-le said he favored the sophomore team because of their quickness, but liked the intensity and excitement of the varsity games. The spirit of the players within the team, most agreed, was pretty good. Liverman said, "We got along well with some criticism, but it was all for the best." As for the highlights of the seas they said that the Lockport game x the most "exciting" "We were down about 16-20 poi at half and came back with one pc scored by Doug Robinson 1101 in last two seconds," explain Liverman. Thein summed it up by sayi "Overall, we improved as a team." - Julie Schc "I think we made a lot of progress from start of the season to the end," said l Daghe 1101. X?-WEN 9.6111111311 SOPHOMORE BASKETBALL TEAM, Front Row- Robinson, Bill Tolone, Mark Bruningg Third Row- Gevan Reeves, Andy Liverman, John Sieving, Mark Daghe, Jeff Weller, Kurt Hoeferleg Fourth Row- 1 Janese, Kurt Huizingag Second Row- Ron Thein, Doug Seifert, Dennis Dukeg Back Row- Richard Foley. Coach Jerry Sytar SOPHOMORE BOYS' BASKETBALL 'PPONENT intoul .nphier acArthur cksonville :ercity iutheast iffin iampaign Centennial ckson Lmcoln enhower 'iffin acArthur mckport 'ilnphier ampaign Centennial orton mutheast senhower WE THEY 61 55 54 59 52 55 43 42 2nd Place 66 51 50 51 50 38 49 50 62 42 64 68 68 42 48 46 52 51 54 65 58 56 59 74 52 50 58 63 1 ' T 5 ig 'L M 6 L., 2 ' R. i 1 ,A ABM I , .,,,- Ilv I lzggvl nyr fykyv I X A V When they dont play out on the court, Bill Talone 1101, Chris Seifert, 1101, Mark Janese 1101, Kurt Huizinga 1101, and Doug Robinson 1101 help out on the bench by recording stats of the game. Andy Liverman 1101 said that the varsity team and the sophomore team go about things in different ways. Kurt Hoeferle 1101 does it the sophomore way. According to a few players. playing on the team is a chance to meet new kids coming from the other junior high. Doug Robinson 1101 was one of the players from Parkside. 1 7 i 1 1. . . J . , , it , Vix,,,,.., .rt ,,,,, X , W! if I . 1 1 Gevan Reeves 1101 of the Sophomore Basketball Team was one of those players who excelled during the season, but didn't get the recogni- tion he deserved. "He didn't have the natural ability that others have, but he worked hard at it," said Coach Jerry Sytar. A lot of the time he was playing against guys who were stronger than he, but he carried his weight just fine, explained Coach Sytar. One thing Reeves said he liked about being on the team was that "you get to know the team members." His goal for the season was -to get in a lot of playing time. "He was playing right up there with most of the other guys," Coach Sytar concluded. - Julie Schove Sophomore Boys' Basketball 65 With a grim look of Winks l12l starts the three-period match on determination, Tim second period of a the bottom. Winks helped push the team to a 9-12 season record. A victorious Brett Hutson l12l puts another victory under his belt. Hutson, who led the team through its daily exercises, finished with an 18-15 personal record. Killing time before a meet are Dennis Spr- inger l12l and Bruce Auer l11l. Springer, who wrestled at 119 pounds, pinned one op- ponent in 16 seconds. 145spound wrestler Tim Winks l12l rides a Lincoln wrestler to the mat. Although he pin- ned his opponent, NCHS lost the wrestling meet. 66 Wrestling restlers go for improvemen 1 Despite a number of personal suc- cesses, the Ironmen Wrestlers did not have as strong of a season as in years past. However, although the team was weakened by injuries, illnesses and graduations, the wrestlers still managed to make respectable show- ings throughout the year. "We didn't have as many outstan- ding wrestlers as in years past, but we worked hard and that made the dif- ference," wrestler Dave Von Holten i12l explained. Heavyweight wrestler Todd Kull C119 believed that the team's biggest weakness was in the fact that it was a rather young team. "When we got beat, it wasn't because we didn't try as hard as we could. We got beat from a lack of experience," he said. A number of wrestlers made soi rather impressive gains by 1 season's end. David Poppen Q finished the year with a regular sea record of 26 wins, two losses and d tie. Kull accumulated a season recc of 24-9g 21 of his wins he got by pil ing his opponent. Dennis Springer l12l missed maki a record pin by three seconds when pinned his opponent in just seconds. Rod Paxton 1121 summed up t season stating, "Even though o season wasnlt as successful as in yea past, our coaches stood behind us of the way." - Bob Shax Wrestlers. Front Row- Mark Mc- teve Becker, Rod Paxton, Dave Pop- eon Bacon, Tim Winks, Dennis Spr- J. D. Olsen, Tom Millerg Back Roww Jamie Abbott, Eric Klemme, Brett Hutson, Chris Anderson, Todd Kull, Mike Ogg, Bruce Auer, and Tom Doud. Dave Vonlclolten is not pictured. Coach David Baker VARSITY WRESTLING Opponent We They Eisenhower 18 32 Streator 54 15 Morris 31 29 Urbana 1 1 52 Springfield Southeast 23 38 Glenwood 52 6 East Peoria 22 39 Morton 29 38 Champaign Centennial 25 35 Rantoul 30 33 Decatur MacArthur 42 17 Intercity 3rd place Stephen Decatur 34 33 LaSalleAPeru 33 31 l.V.C. 23 38 Washington 39 21 Lincoln 24 36 Bloomington 34 25 Metamora 22 31 After four years of varsity wrestl- ing, Dave Poppen 1121 had his most successful season ever. Poppen's successes have increased dramatically over the years. His freshman year he rounded out the season with only four wins and 11 losses. This year in regular season ac' tion he accumulated 26 wins, two losses and one tie. "l'd really like to pull off a 30-win season," said Poppen. "That would really be great." Poppen, who wrestled in the 126 pound weight class, led the team in wins, takedowns and tied Todd Kull l11J for the quickest pin Q30 secondsl. He also led the team through its daily warm-up exercises, along with Brett I-Iutsonl12J. - Bob Shaver Wrestling 67 eather puts damper on arsity Baseball For the Varsity Ironmen Baseball Team, the weather was instrumental to the outcome of the season. The squad lost their first 12 to the incle- ment weather. "Yea, I think everybody was so anxious to start playing and when we got so many games rained out, it drained us. It drained us mentally to a certain extent," said centerfielder Scot Meece l12l. After they finally got out of the gym and onto the field, the Ironmen lost their first five games due to inconsistency. "It took us a little while to get un- tracked, but again that was mostly due to the bad weather. But after our first five games, we slowly started im- Coach Bart Williams BOYS' VARSITY BASEBALL OPPONENT WE THEY Central Catholic 1 12 Limestone 7 1 1 Bloomington 5 1 U-High 8 3 Richwoods 6 7 Centennial 0 12 MacArthur 7 8 Washington 10 9 Washington 1 14 U-High 10 4 Stephen Decatur 2 3 Olympia 3 7 MacArthur 6 10 Morton 4 2 Mt. Zion 2 0 68 Varsity Baseball proving thrughout the year," com- mented Brian Metz l12l. However, the season did show some bright spots. They went on to win eight of their next 13 ball games, which included the Intercity crown. The Ironmen own- ed a 5-1 Intercity record with their on- ly loss coming to Central Catholic. The Ironmen were carried most of the year by the hitting of Meece, Metz and Kraig Komnick l12l. Meece and Metz battled for the team lead in batting average, both were up over .45O. Metz also had a 16 game hitting streak, while leading the team in runs batted in l25l and home runs f3l. Varsity Baseball catcher Kraig Komnick l12l during the U-High game throws the ball infield. He has played baseball for three years, two of those years he started. Along with hitting .453, Meece had 14 stolen bases and four trip Komnick, on the other hand, was cond on the team in RBI's t14l vu hitting .280. The squad's pitching was ma handled by Metz and Darin Sp l12l. Metz led the team and Intercg earned runs per game. Although the Ironmen got off i slow start, they finished very strong "Although we got off to a start and the weather wasn't the ll we ended on a good note," conclu second baseman Dave Eiben 1111. - Cindy Mattson Kraig Komnick "Enthusiastic" is how to describe Kraig I4 nick 1121, Darin Spaniol l12l and D Eiben llll of the Varsity Baseball Te Even though the season was "wet,,' i stuck together. x,' ,f W ty Boys' Baseball Team, Front Row-Brett g, Scott Wright, Jeff Zogg, Cory Brown, David 1, Jim Hammerschmidt, Jeff Switzer, Deric ner, Alan Denzerg Back Row-Coach Bart Williams, Bruce Auer, David Andes, Doug Reynolds, Scot Meece, Kraig Komnick, Todd Harrison, Darin Spaniol, Brian Metz, Jim Hayek, Ted Moody. V C ,. fr ,-., ' A 3 5 . st f' N Q 1. C-Q... . YH Ai. X . 5.9.5 ,, Q -f" is f 5 R , , ,, . . M I ,,,,.,...,..M?w--g ff -..zzz Jeff Zogg 1122 was just one of the many Var- sity Baseball players disappointed by all of the cancelled and postponed games due to the weather. Baseball pitcher Todd Harrison U22 stands aside during the U-High game with an ice pack on his arm. Harrison has pitched for two years. rr ,. ' ' .. K. iik snip, r , iw-.fA.s'f" 4 A Even though playing a baseball game may be a team effort, two players helped the Boys' Baseball Teams' performance-Kraig Kom- nick 1121 and Deric Cramer Q1 ll. Komnick was the third brother in his family to be a second-year starter for the Varsity Baseball Team. He was a good hitter, team leader and "the best catcher" the team has had in awhile, according to Coach Bart Williams. Cramer was a first-year starter and had a lot of talent, according to Coach Williams. He played second base and worked harder on his own than any other player, the Coach said. - Amy Fleetwood Cindy Mattson Alan Denzer 1122, Cory Brown 1115, Darin Spaniol 112i and Bruce Auer illl watch teammates bat against U-High. Varsity Baseball Team 69 .. s. .. .,: - Q 3 i V. gl-so k Emu... S at U- E W if 'A" wg' 3. .. i"w,ad" an AS ff' N Wt" ni. - it Although the rain cancelled many of the Sophomore Baseball Team's games, it didn't affect their playing as catcher Jeff Weller l10l shows here. M' fi, dry ff K SOPHOMORE BASEBALL TEAM, Front Back Row-Coach Fred Walk, Rick Wahls, Mark RowvDennis Hallam, Chris Seifert, Denny Duke, John Brunin Scott Lawlis Bill Tolone P t B A d Fryman, Kenley Kaisershot, Jeff Weller, Dean Jefferson, Terry Eovaldi, Steve Trower, Richard Foley, g, , , e e rown, n y Liverman, Todd Block, Tom Burns, Bret Daghe, Joe Rich, Bill Mulcahey. One exceptional player of Sophomore Baseball Team was T Eovaldi l10l. He has played basl since he was in the third grade. "Nothing really influenced mt play," Eovaldi said. "I have alway ed to watch baseball on T.V." Eovaldi would like to be on year's baseball team and would lil' continue to play throughout his school years. . Sophomores have 10-4 record The Sophomore Baseball Team was plagued by injuries and rainy weather. The result was a 104 season record with one tie game. There were many outstanding players this year, said Mr. Fred Walk, coach of the team. These players in- cluded Todd Block l10l, Kenley Kaisershot l10l. Two highlights of the season were when the team defeated Peoria Richwoods and Bloomington twice. There was good support within the 70 Sophomore Baseball team and the boys worked well together, said Coach Walk. The most interesting part of coaching was "seeing the kids apply what was taught in practice and used in the games," explained Coach Walk. Seeing them develop their physical talents during the year was also very rewarding to Coach Walk. Overall, the team did a good job, but due to the rain some games and practices had to be rescheduled. - Wendy Rees - Wendy E A , S, , . N ' A 7 ' . r Coach Fred Walk OPPONENT WE TH Lincoln won Olympia won 1, loss 1 Washington won Bloomington won 2 Champaign Centennial loss Central Catholic loss Metamora won 1, tie 1 Morton loss Peoria Richwoods won 2 U-High won Central Catholic won Coach Berny Chiaro OPPONENT WE THEY Slinton 13 3 Decatur Eisenhower 14 4 5 1 loomington 9 1 ecatur MacArthur 16 0 ashington 8 0 13 6 Viorton 2 1 Qantoul 7 6 Central Catholic 5 3 lympia 14 0 incoln 13 0 pringfield Southwest 6 0 onference 15 0 imestone 0 0 Urbana 1 1 1 exington 10 0 ecatur MacArthur 15 0 isenhower 2 7 Out of 15 attempts, there were no :als while Jill White 1111 was playing :cher for the Girls' Softball Team. White's lack of fear and her ability be confident in herself and others wed in the way she played softball, lained Coach Berny Chiaro. hite said she became interested in ftball because she had a skill for the ort. She had been playing softball in th grade, junior high and her shman through junior year at HS. oach Chiaro was looking forward White's return to make up for the s of several valuable seniors. - Jana Nowers . of f 'T 2 51"'1."Eff"9'1fi'W1"'b, if . ,, ,,,.,, .,, K ,ii The windy weather affected many of the spr- ing sports this season. Monica Mapel 1121 battles with the wind to catch the fly ball. Q' ' i is - EN K' iff 1 s - .. . ..s, A K W, P' V' .Q r 'mf'vs.v-L.. - ,' . - X1 ,sk gs..-.N .- -tg ' , T. V 1. X xi f' Q-,Ji K , 4' T 5 1 , .X -1 -3. ' :iff - jk'-wg A rg Lf-K A lub 'iii' is , we 1 '-,.. .. f . e K f 'ft . -5 Q- . 1, P ' f-. Wi ' .. 9 . ' in 1. .I f, . 1 ,XXX--as -. l VARSITY GIRLS' SOFTBALL. Front Row-Susan Wissmiller, 1101, Mindy Moore 1121, Jill White 1111, Lori Day 1101 Kandy Medina 1101, Laura Cole 1101g Middle Row-Brenda Fletcher 1101, Julie Blunk 1101, Becky Tutoky 1101, Lynne Kuster 1101, Penny Grieff 1101, Kara Tatman 1101, Back Row-Tiffani Schmitt 1111, Monica Mapel 1121, Merna Blair 1121, Stacy Coan 1111, Coach Berny Chiaro The most interesting part of coaching Girls' Softball was seeing her players dominate every aspect of the game, explained Coach Berny Chiaro, Softball Coach. The team fought hard in its game against Peoria Richwoods which lasted 22 innings. It was finally called because of darkness after four hours and 15 minutes. The game marked the team's only tie. Five members of the team made the Intercity All-Star team. They were Monica Mapel 1121, Jill White 1111, Tif- fani Schmitt 1111, Stacy Coan 1111 and Lori Day 110. The only injury which occurred dur- ing the season was that Mindy Moore 1121 pulled a hamstring and was off and on for the remainder of the season. Overall, it was the best season in a long time for the girls' team. Accor- ding to Coach Chiaro, part of their success was due to pitchers Coan and Day, who were both exceptional. Schmitt, Merna Blair 1121 and White led the offense with their excellent batting averages, she added. Because of their all-around ex- cellence, Coach Chiaro and her players hoped for a State berth, which because of the early end of the year came after school was out. -Jana Nowers Girls' Softball '71 Y Coach Ellie Duax GIRLS' TRACK OPPONENT WE THEY Morton 46W 81 W Springfield Southeast 79 80 Mt. Zion 79 5 Bloomington 9010 21 Champaign Centennial 9010 41W St. Decatur 70 28 Decatur Eisenhower 70 66 Urbana 79 37 El Paso 79 48 Rantoul 94 33 Urbana lnvitational 8th of 18 teams Capitol Conference 4th place Mt. Pulaski 10010 34 Lincoln 100W 3110 Sectional 3rd of 17 teams State 8 qualifiers Eight girls qualify for State The Girl's Track Team closed with a record of 10-3 excluding Sectionals and State for a successful season. School records were beaten and matched by Tena Parido 1111 and Michelle Emmert 191. Parido set a record of 14.9 in the 100 meter hurdles, and Emmert matched the record with 12.2 in the 100 meter run, Coach Ellie Duax said. LeAnn Powers 1111 was the stan- dout. She was the only one to qualify for State last year and was expected to qualify again with a shot-put record of 37'10" and a personal discus record of 110'4". Parido was also ex- pected to qualify for State. "The team will be losing three good seniors next year," said Miss Duax, referring to Chris Coughlan, Jana Blume and Beth Schieber. GIRLS' TRACK, Front RowiAmy Winn 1101, Vicki Ramseyer 1101, Leslie James, 1101, Stacy Simms 1101, Michele Emmert 1101, Randi Whitwood 191, Second Row-Kathy Kemp 1101, Kathy Linneman 1101, Gina Maus191, Laura Hines 191, Lori Albright 1121, Kim White 72 Girls' Track 191, Melissa Oesch 191, LeAnn Powers 1111, Back Row-Coach Ellie Duax, Chris Coughlan 1121, Tena Parido 1101, Susan Blair 191, Sara Brown 191, Beth Schieber 1121, Jana Blume 1121, Kelly Murphy 1101, Tracy Miller 191. Sprinter Jana Blume 1121 was a strong can- didate for the State meet, according to Coach Ellie Duax. Competing against four others in a meet against Urbana, Kelly Murphy 1111 finished second, while teammate Susan Blair 191 finished first. Blume was the backbone of relays and in her senior year became the sprint leader. She took over the 400 open and ha very fine season, Miss Duax said. "Coughlan has matured both r tally and physically in the years. Sl one of the most capable and plea athletes I've ever met," the co explained. As a freshman, Schieber was 1 ched with seniors, but she was It her sophomore and junior years. -Sallie gil W. Aw vu gg ,,, gi w - ' gr, W 6 Z H .. ...W . My ' L I 'W .,,,,,,'. If " 1 3 V T' 'rf -- ,M " ' H a , 31. . , M I , AV 9 f VVVVVV I y:g,..,. 'i 'H . .yy ....... l Q W M' W af M, , . a m IA 4 ,V if 3, EW " . H .iii :'. K " fi' .fi 1 A . 1:', f , ,," f f f . mii, L,,' 1 ' ALVVQ f - ,,, k,,'i f ,k,,,, 'f,f, ,'::' . A i .ii .lii 5 L,,' ' Q 'A'1 ' a , " Z W Z3iii m 4, ,,,, . ? .Q fi A -1 Y? r .ff -X, .. F- 3? . Amy Winn 5102 and Melissa Oesch K9l are racing for a victory against Urbana in the 3200 meter run, which is equivalent to eight laps around the track. Four feet, seven inches is a personal record for Kathy Linneman C101 in the high jump. ---mymkwisi K .1 Mm X,,, my I . -sg 1 Q Wziia- l ., ,.s,...f--""""' iicc Accccc .X A A Seniors Beth Schieber, Jana Blume, and Chris Coughlan have all been outstanding athletes during their years at NCHS. "Beth has been one of my strongest track members. It has been a pleasure to see her improve over three years," said Track Coach Ellie Duax. Coach Duax also said, "Chris took over distance team leadership and has been outstanding in the 800 and 1600 meter run." "Jana has come a long way since moving here in tenth grade and has become number one in the 400 meter run," the Coach concluded. - Amy Kohler With her best throw of 37 feet. 10 inches. LeAnn Powers CID is NCHS's shot put mainstay. Coach Duax feels that Powers has improved greatly this season. ...w--rf" Girls' Track - 73 T , , , -, 1. -- Q ' " we o se-f,i...'. s Bruch, Smi h qualify for State track meet "Team effort and enthusiasm were the key factors to a successful track and field season," said Coach Gene Masters. The Boys' Varsity Track Team ended the season with a record of 62. Although the team consisted of many freshmen and sophomores, there were 10 track veterans. The returning team members were Keith Bruch j12j, Craig Cermak flll, Richard Crane j12l, Tom Ewen 1121, Jeff Lyle l10j, Pat Murphy llll, Mark Schroeder i12j, Steve Schroeder j10l, Zach Smith 1111, and Jeff Witzig flll. Bruch, Cermak, Ewen, Murphy, M. Q Qi K is wwf RX, K ,. ...L , we ff . . .ts X XA s ,QQ 3, . . x ' ' K -..Lf.f.i'n:'l K K- .. sf S t ij, 5 A . llfil.. .3 wwn... Schroeder and Smith were the return- ing lettermen. The Sectional meet boosted two NCHS team members into the State finals. They were Smith, who qualified in the long jump with a jump of 21.9 3A meters, while Bruch qualified in the 1600 meter run with a time of 4:17.9 and in the 3200 meter run with a time of 9:19.12 minutes. For the third season in a row, Bruch received the MVP award. Tom Ewen U22 participated in shot put and discus this spring. His farthest throw in shot put was 53.6 meters. "Keith is one of the best we l' ever had," said Coach Masters. The NCHS squad finished 8th season at the Normal Relays. An recognition for his years of servic the Normal Relays and Boys' Tr. Coach Gene Masters was award special plaque. Also, the Nor Relays was changed to the Masters' Relays. -Michelle Churchey Kim Wilson Varsity Track Team member Matt Free 1111 contributed to the team by participa in the high jump. I .W ,.... , ..,. .. , .,...s.... S it' W., 'H 'W' ' . Boys' Track, Front Row-Trent Hish, Craig Cermak, Zach Smith, Richard Crane, Keith Bruch, Mark Schroeder, Matt Ausburgerg Second Row-Matt Freeman, Jeff Witzig, Randy Peiffer, Mike Priess, Tom 74 Boys Track Q ll 4 as "mm, Schanbacher, Pat Murphy, Mike Komonsg Third Row-Eric Hannel, Kip Wilson, Kelly Cochran, Chad Campbell, Bryan Bandeko, Jeff Peiffer, Paul Kellhals, Bill Fish, Mike Rutledge, Randy Witzig, Chris McGee. ff A is is K3 " ' f s Coach Gene Masters WE THEY Pontiac 51 75 Streator 51 55 Streator 51 55 Lincoln 81.5 53,4 U-High 81.5 40 374 MacArthur lnv. 5th place Champaign 79 61 Octavia 79 39 Metamora 84 lb 51 Olympia 84 B4 47.5 Peoria Relays 13th place Intercity 2nd place Normal Relays 8th place Morton Relays 5th place Rantoul 43.5 91.5 Washington 43.5 50 Capitol Conf. 6th place ll H K 4s2s,.,.M.s-'ai' -- S 91? t U s . x s K ff if s S . as 'N-st C s, -S7 ""'!P Q it i Q ,m .. K as is- ia"""'i'l5i'l" g AK V A K . .. .. K.,Q.... . K KK K -- .is .. . . K . . si K W Q- -fs' . K4 K . K K 'K -. seas --ff-: - fxfvf - .sf ---.' 1 Gif -E ct 9-KKE KK.,,-- K'sSf'3-'S " . g , -A ,. . "-- V 1 i g'1 a t -1., LL... f '... .-.- hm.. e.AL A ':" ' i Each C ith 6112 thlebatontb Mark' 1, N C 1 . if sehr t erf12i in thes16OO mater reiay. ' I tsii i s - it - . --LL . -' LXLL LLKK. - F , ir C gays: I ' N ,Ms ,if , :.4 me 1341 It 4 I -,v-nv' 3 : I ' A M A f ,,,, X 'lg' rw, 'C' ', W- KW , -H' ? 4 ' L' M ...waves-QS-asf ..:J.-i i Q -'- ' I W V . ,, j i fl ,Q gary 1 " M' ' iz A A4 gigcdx ' S an . ig it , f in ' 1 1 if ll KKKKK K KK KK F -M A lf K . 1 .a In recognition for his years of service to the In a meet against Bloomington, pole irmal Relays and Boys' Track, Coach vaulter Jeff Witzig l11l demonstrates the :ne Masters was awarded a special pla- strength it takes to vault over the bar." e. Also, the Normal Relays was changed the Gene Masters' Relays. Zach Smith 1115 was one of the mainstays of the Boys' Varsity Track Team this spring, said Coach Gene Masters. Smith had been involved in track since fifth grade at Brigham Elemen- tary school and continued to par- ticipate in it because he enjoyed it very much, he said. This spring he participated in the long jump and the 440 and 880 relays. Smith qualified in the long jump for the State track meet with a jump of 21.9 V1 feet. - Michelle Churchey The 1983 Relay Court consisted of Beth Schieber l12j, Amy Peterson flll, Chris Coughlan 1121, Queen Susie Brooks 1123 and Jana Blume l12l. Boys' Track 75 For Amy Larson 1102 and Trisha Warner l10l, one of the hardest parts of being on the Girls' Golf Team is getting around the course. 1?J3QPJlQ F3f9J!E!.L,9J9,El.E!0JI.L Andy Woodtli 1122 is a flexible athlete. Not only does he play on the Varsity Basketball Team, he was also a powderpuff cheerleader. For Lori Fletcher 5112, being on the Girls' Basketball Team is an opportunity for her to do what she likes best, After a good practice, senior Varsity Football players Scott Kletz, Richard Crane, Matt Miller, Ron Hornsby and Tom Ewing are ready to hit the showers. 76 People in competition J E T" PJ30J151.6 in QGEQQIM 9' gp, "People in action" deals with the students who choose to spend some of their free time participating in one of the many clubs, groups or organiza- tions. This year people began to really take a look at just how important clubs are to the student body. Although decreased interest in clubs has made some groups a thing of the past, many were still able to function. Road Runners had a membership of about 60 members. The Drama Club and Thespians continued to be popular groups which presented three plays for the student body. Although many clubs did function, others did not. Many foreign language Music groups were just a few groups that had enough active members to function. Vicki Ramseyer 1101, Erin Towell l1Ol and Jeff Israel l12l perform in the cafeteria during lunch. clubs didn't have enough active members. , Although N-Club is for students who have lettered in a varsity sport, it also didn't have enough active members to function. ' p - Sandy Thein Berenger, Rhys Lovell H225 Dubard, Brien Fletcher l12lg and Papillion, Brad Churchill llll help Mrs. Bouf, Charlene Beringer 1121 who feels faint after seeing her husband turn into a rhinoceros in the spring play "Rhinoceros" People in action 77 Being a National Honor Society INHSJ member means more than wearing a beenie. Members must ex- cel academically and exhibit good per- sonality traits as well. Sponsor Anitra Fry said that "Hav- ing been a member of NHS is an asset to your career and . . . says something about you as a person." NHS officers were Jim Stutzman f12I, president, Karlene Wooley f12l, vice president, Melinda Creasy 1121, secretary, and Anne Doud 1125, treasurer. New fall initiates were Kevin Bellows 1121, Beth Henrichs 1121, Car- rie Loy f12l, Kelly Morgan f12l, Cindi Vogel f12l and Butch Westermeyer 1121. NHS members were involved in various activities. They helped with Contig contests at elementary schools and painted faces at Oakdale Elemen- tary School. NHS members were also involved in the annual Teacher Exchange day where the students actually teach various classes in the school. Coleen Prewitt f12l said, "I really was surprised at how much time goes into preparing one lesson. Teaching really is harder than it looks." In October, NHS members listened to guest speakers from Illinois State and Illinois Wesleyan Universities. They told about their individual university and explained a few things about their honor programs. Michele Goers 1121 said that she felt the information given by the college representatives was appreciated, as well as being useful. NHS has provided ushers for special events and ceremonies and has raised money by selling concessions. - Barry Ingold X... 78 - NHS Vice president Karlene Wooley f12l, Presi- dent Jim Stutzman I12l and Secretary Melin- da Creasy i12l attend an early morning NHS meeting which was held in Room 165. Barry Ingold U22 turned French teacher during the annual Teacher Exchange day. Many NHS members said that they were surprised at the amount of work teaching involves. - Ecording to Mu Alpha Theta sor Cheryl Siebert, students are ed to join the honorary society if fulfill certain requirements. u Alpha Theta members must : a 4.75 grade point average in 1, must be in their third year of 1, and should have a 4.0 overall e point average. iss Siebert said this year's officers 2 Kara Schlueter 1121, president, l Vanderpool 1121, vice president Karlene Wooley 1121, secretary, Anne Doud 1121, treasurer. u Alpha Theta activities included icipating in ICTM math contests elling concessions at ball games. he NCHS chapter of Mu Alpha ta ranked highly county-wide in lllinois Math League, Miss Siebert zluded. - Lori Arrowsmith Melinda Creasy 5122. Lance Rocke, 1982 graduate, Beth Leininger l12l and Ben Fitch, 1982 graduate, share some gossip while pushing candy and soda for NHS. NHS member Kara Schlueter 5122 and sponsor Anitra Fry enjoy shooting the breeze while selling concessions during a basketball game against Champaign Centennial. Jenny Warner KIO2, Jim McNiff l11l, Susie Brooks l12l, Barry Ingold C125 and Michelle Goers l12l listen as Mu Alpha Theta sponsor Cheryl Siebert explains the lCTM math contests, Mu Alpha Theta f NHS - 79 Drama Club, hesprans ta "Drama Club is important because it provides an outlet to get in touch with other people who share an in- terest in the theatre," said Ann Coatney l12J, Drama Club vice president. Pete Brown l10J agreed, "It's nice to discuss drama with people who know what it's like to be in a play." Drama Club members met regularly to discuss production plans for the next play and review past produc- tions. They also met to make sure their recorded hours were correct, which is very important, said Julie Reading 1111, Thespian vice president. "Club members record the amount of time that they spend here at school working on the school plays. Those hours add up and determine whether or not you get in Thespians," Reading added. Thespians is an honorary national organization for students involved in drama. It takes 100 hours of work on Ann Steinkraus 1121. Drama Club secretary- treasurer, makes the most of her part in the SOS play UAre You Really the Best There ls?" Just as important as being on stage is keep- ing things running backstage or in the light booth like Dorothy Cox U21 does. 80 Thespians f Drama Club the NCHS drama productions to become a Thespian. "That's a lot of time," said Mike Merritt l12D, Thes- pians secretaryftreasurer. "Every spring there is a Thespian initiation ceremony, where new members are inducted," explained Thespian presi- dent Mike Wells 1121. Drama Club officers for the year were Dorothy Cox 021, president, Ann Coatney l12J, vice president, and Ann Steinkraus. l12J, secretary f treasurer. -Mike Wells Andrew Wynthrop Thorndyke Ill was played by Aaron Newman C105 in the SOS play "Are You Really the Best There ls?" 445 At Drama Club meetings, members get scripts to look over for the next production. Kris Fritz l11l, Brad Churchill llll, and Mike Rickert llll look over the script for "Rhinoceros" Pam Martoglio l12l and Amy Brickell l1Ol played two of the lead roles in the SOS pro- duction "Written Words" by Carrie Pope l10l and directed by Mike Wells l12l. Rhys Lovell l12l, Mike Andrew l11l and Julie Reading l11l argue about the Salem witch hunts in the fall play "The Crucible." Drama Club f Thesplans 81 .gf In K, At the beginning of the year Speech Team advertised that if students wanted to see the world and liked to travel-they should join the Speech Team. "Well, we do see a lot of Illinois when we go to tournaments," said Speech Team Scribe Mike Wells 1121, " but there is more to Speech Team than just travel. Really it takes a lot of hard work and dedication." Speech Team had 31 active members this year, who competed in some 11 events, and were coached by Mrs. Peg Kirk and Mr. Tom Patten. This year Della Herman 1101, Becky Hoyt 1101, Ann Coatney 1121, Steve Baker 1111, Mike Wells 1121, Pam Mar- toglio 1121 and Beth Henrichs 1121 con- tinued on to the Sectional Tourna- ment after placing in the top three of 82 Speech f Debate Teams their events. Going on to State level competition were Wells, Coatney, Baker and Henrichs in four different events. "Really, I think our team did rather well this year. We have a lot of fun together and this year it seemed more like a team effort than ever before," said Sally Davis 1111. "For my first experience in this kind of event I liked it a lot, and I thought that I did well. But the best part of Speech Team are the people," said Amy Brickell 1101. Mr. Patten agreed that the year had gone well. "Literally, our five reps at State are an indication of our success this season. However, the ac- complishments of all were signifi- cant," he concluded. - Mike Merritt Relaxing in cz motel before a tourney Speech Team members Amy Brickell Jill Lawler 1121, Holly Pemberton 1111 Davis 1111 and Beth Henrichs 1121. Speech Team member Mike Wells l12l prac- tices his duet acting before the District Speech Tournament. Travel, and especially early mornings, are familiar to Speech Team members Ann Coatney C125 and Beth Henrichs l12l. At a meeting at Coach Debbie Jacobs' house are debaters Gail Boggs, Molly Munson, Kathy Leahy, Cindy Myers, Eric Felth, Roger Miller, Theresa Miller, Mrs. Jacobs, Andrea Moonsammy, Lisa Ferguson, and Karl Sila. Debaters raise Debate Team members were pro- bably the only team in Unit 5 to raise money by selling themselves. Well, not quite. To raise money the debaters got sponsors to pledge money for a 24-hour Debatathon held at Bob Johnson's Restaurant. "The debaters should have raised about 3400, but we have yet to collect that amount," debater Eric Felth l12l said. The tournament season started in October and ran to the beginning of March, but, said Felth, a good debater starts researching in the summer. The topic chosen for the debaters by the II-ISA and debated throughout the year concerned arms sales to other countries. "This year's team did well," Felth explained, "considering that the most experienced speaker had been on the team for two years." - Mike Merritt Speech f Debate Teams 83 Reporters and editors are involved in exten- sive planning for each publication. Mike Merritt l12l, Carrie Johnson l12l, Matt Beat- ty llll, Kelly Morgan O23 and Hope Parks l12l work through ideas for the next "lnkspot" issue. Classroom assignments are also a major part of Journalism class. "Reverie" student Bob Shaver l12l was one ofthe many students in- volved in the publications. 84 - Publications sagillf uw- . 04 i ...ia-1 riters learn by experiences Supposedly, teenagers cannot read or write, and they show no interest in learning. Fortunately this is not the case, and the NCHS Journalism Department is proof! Directed by Miss SusanfCattaneo, nearly 62 students were involved in either the monthly newspaper, the "lnkspot," or the yearbook, the "Reverie." This also helps disprove Cropping photos is one of the many steps in the process of producing a yearbook. "Reverie" staff members Kristi Lutz llli and Gina Quiggins ll II advise each other. M: ff' 'N-.s..........-i mr :una vw -ga BJ at L the fact that teenagers cannot write. "lt is very worthwhile because it is one of the few courses in which students can actually see the outcome of their work," said Miss Cattaneo. ln addition to working on the publications, journalism students enter writing contests, attend workshops and camps, and help with fall registration. "The main goal of the yearbook is to picture more people," explained "Reverie" Editor-in-Chief Sandy Thein 1121. "This year's theme is 'NCHS People'." Yearbook work requires photo selection, layout designing, interview- ing, and writing. Newspaper respon- sibilities include interviewing, writing, and staying at school sometimes until midnight for "paste-ups." "Paste-ups" are the rough layout for the newspaper. Gregg Shaffer I12j, "Inkspot" Editorial Editor, said, "I wasn't looking forward to paste-ups at first, but when I started going to them, I realized they can be fun, too." What about readership? Do students really enjoy these publica- tions? "I do," said Dennis Lockhart 1121. "They are both very interesting, and I look forward to reading them. The yearbook is something you'll always have." It appears teenagers can read and write after all. And with the help of the "Inkspot" and the "Reverie," maybe teenage illiteracy will be a thing of the past. - Carrie Johnson Craig Queen Hlnkspotw Sports Editor Connie Saint IIII and reporter Jim Snodgrass IIOI flip through proof sheets to select photos for the publication. In addition to their work on the Ulnkspotn, journalism students Howie Fry l12j, Hope Parks l12l, Craig Queen C121 and Gregg Shaffer 112i helped sell yearbooks and take underclass photos at fall registration. Publications 85 'I'm sold on the program! Nearly 100 students were enrolled in a program this past year which combined a classroom education with a part-time job, both during a normal school day. Mr. Larry Lowe, vocational director of the work program, feels there are two main advantages for students who were enrolled in it. "Students receive on the job train- ing not provided in a normal classroom and at the same time are allowed to explore the working world without any long-term commitments," he said. The program was originally divided into five different areas which includ- ed HERO tHome Economics Related Occupationsj, DO tDiversified Oc- cupationsl, CWT iCooperative Work Trainingi, and ARO tAgriculture Related Occupationsl. But because of a teacher resignation second semester, ARO was elimited, and those students were transferred to a different program. Mr. Lowe explained that students are assigned to a program by filling Guy Bozarth U22 spends his afternoons at Siron's Automotive as a part of his DO Work Program studies. DE student Cathy Winn U21 finds that work- ing at Carson's "breaks up the monotony of going to school all dayf' 86 Work Programs out an application and submitting it to their program coordinator. Then, ac- cording to their career goal, they are assigned to a program with a class that meets one hour during the day. Besides their work program class, the students are required to take three other academic courses either in the morning or afternoon, depending on their job. The rest of the day is then spent working. "I'm sold on the programf, stated Mr. Guy Fritz, couselor, who feels that the program can in some cases help students decide what they DON'T want to do career-wise. - Michele Bettis By helping to build a house on Division Street in Bloomington, DO student Rod Lancaster C125 receives U2 credit each semester. , . 4 . ,ar . r The work programs offer a wide range in jobs. Joe McClintock I1 ll sprays down a car before running it through the car wash. Dan Weekly 1112 works during the day washing dishes at a nearby restraurant. Earning money and holding down a were a couple of advantages cited Scott Hoeft l12l and Peggy At- son 1121 regarding the Distributive Elcation IDEI program. oeft worked at home on the farm I said he enjoyed being able to do s through DE since this was what was interested in doing in the ire. Norking with farm machinery and ng chores with his cows and sheep re part of his responsibilities. 'Ioeft would work up to seven irs a day during the spring and fall, l as few as three during the winter. 'I do a lot of work, but it's worth it pause I own all the cows, and I e a lot of profit," he explained. esides the work on the farm, fft worked in class preparing taxes keeping record books relating to farm duties. vlany different jobs can be found in . In contrast with I-Ioeft's job on the Tn, Peggy Atchison worked at State 'm. Atchinson worked at State Farm in Lakes Division. Handling applica- is and typing were some of the ponsibilities she had. 'I wanted to work, and I knew the ool could get me a job through this -igramf' she said. After going to school part of the day, she worked from 14 p.m. during the work week. At first Atchison wanted to stay and work full time, but she later plann- ed on attending ISU in the fall. Work programs offer a unique chance for many students to ex- perience what a job situation is like. Commenting on the importance of the DE experience, Atchison said, "With this job came a lot of respon- sibilities, and I learned how to handle it. And most importantly, I was treated more like an adult . . . " - Jim Hayek Filing is one of the many skills DE member Peggy Atchison I12l uses for her afternoon job at State Farm. Scott Hoeft U22 works on an in-class assignment before getting ready to go out to the farm on his DE job. Work Programs 87 T Varsity Cheerleaders The Varsity Cheerleaders squad started the year with eight girls, though there were only four left by the start of second semester. During the year, four of the girls were dismissed from the squad for disciplinary reasons. The four cheerleaders who remain- ed for the entire year were Michelle Mitchell 1125, Tami Hoover 1115, Beth Meece 1115 and Kelly Meier 1115. The cheerleaders were chosen April of the previous school year. A clinic was held for three nights with judging on the fourth. Sophomore Cheerleaders 'Cheerleading is a good ex- Sophomore Cheerleaders Nancy Carolan 1105 and Kris Cook 1105 anxiously await a time-out to cheer the Ironmen on. 88 - Cheerleaders The Wrestling Cheerleaders during the season included Kelly Loving 1115, Kelly Stoewer 1115, Teri Albright 1115, Linda Williams 1105 and Nancy Mitchell 1115. perience," said sophomo cheerleaders Nancy Carolan. Sl along with seven other girls, compi ed the Sophomore Cheerleadi squad. They were Rachel Collie 11 Leslie James 1105, Carolan 1105, K Cook 1105, Kathy Linneman 11 Stacy Simms 1105 and Kelly Murp 1105, who eventually quit to p basketball. Wrestling Cheerleaders The Wrestling Cheerleading sqt was the only squad to keep all of members throughout the ye However, two of the girls sat ou match because of low grades, brought them up by the next mat The members were Nancy Mitcl 1115, Kelly Stoewer 1115, Teri Albri 1115, Kelly, Stoewer 1115, Teri Albri 1115, Linda Williams 1105, Kelly Lov 1115, and Tina Marquardt 1115. - Mike Brennan Shelley Mohr , Sophomore Cheerleader Kris Cook 1 along with the rest of the Sophomore sql rode in one of two cars during Homecoming Parade. The Sophomore and Varsity Cheerleading squads were comprised of Chris Dierking 1101, Kris Cook 1101, Laura Reece 1111, Leslie James 1101, Nancy Carolan 1101, Tami Hoover 1111, Kelly Murphy 1101, Kelly Meier 1111, Rachel Collie 1101, Stacy Simms 1101, Beth Meece 1111, Steffie Peterson 1111 and Kathy Linneman 1101. Cheering the lronrnen on are Sophomore Cheerleaders Nancy Carolan 1101, Leslie James 1101, Rachel Collie 1101 and Stacy Simms1101. During ci time-out, the Sophomore Cheerleaders performing were Leslie James 1101, Rachel Collie 1101, Stacy Simms 1101, Nancy Carolan 1101 and Kathy Linneman 1101. Cheerleaders 89 Hope Parks 1122, Tina Swanson 111l, Beth Henrichs 112l and Carrie Loy 112l, along with other rifle members, practiced every day during fourth hour. Flag captain Beth Schieber 112l takes time to watch the other flags to make sure they are all together. !: di.. oaao Although Tammy Zehr111l is a member of the flag squad, during the basketball season flag routines are replaced by pom routines. Rifle corps member Beth Henrichs 112l performs 'tln the Mood" during the Homecoming pep assembly with the band and flags. "Under the direction of Flag cap- tains Sharon Fillipponi 112l and Beth Schieber 1121, Rifle captains Amy Edge 1121 and Melinda Creasy 1121, we proudly present the auxilliary for the Marching Ironmen," says the an- nouncer as an introduction to the half- time performances. This year the flags and rifles excell- ed during marching season, com- mented Mr. George York, Music Dept. head. They received first at the University of Illinois, second at Metamora and ISU competitions. "Sue Gurling taught us most of our flag routines," explained flag member Dawn Plue 1121. For the first time the rifles had a full-time instructor, Glen Henrichs, an ISU rifle corps member. He taught the routines so the rifles didn't bring the flagis' score down, Jennifer Greif 111i sal . 90 Flags f Poms f Rifles 'tBoth flags and rifles practice dur- ing fourth hour and two nights a week," Mr. York explained. He summed up the marching season by saying, "They 1the aux- illiary groupsl have done better than they ever have." After marching season was over, the flags switched to pom pons. "We are divided into groups of three or four people, and we make the routine for all home basketball games," Fillipponi explained. During the indoor season, the poms were coached by Mrs. Chris Deputy. - Cindy Mattson Kim Wilson Competing at ISU was just one of the three places Holly McKinney 110l competed. She also competed at Metamora and U of I. -0-Nui, Practicing twice a week, along with every day during fourth hour, flag corps member Shelly Swanlund takes a break. "For the first time they have increased the size of the Rifle squad from eight to 16 to add more sparkle to the band," said Jen- nifer Greif ll ll. Senior flag members Michele Bettis and Tammy Sweeney practice before they per- form during halftime of all the home football games. . f I Amy Edge 5121 and Leigh Scifres llll practice with others before the Labor Day parade. Performing during all home basketball games is Diane Wotherspoon l1Ol. Each game two or three girls on the squad make up a routine for the poms to use. Flags f Poms f Rifles 91 Marching lronmen 'take off' for 'Great hlte Nort Only the NCI-IS Band goes to Canada via Texas. Texas was the source of the oranges and grapefruit used to help finance the trip to Canada. They began their trip on June 19 and returned on June 27. Twice during the year members could be seen unloading the boxes of fruit and stacking them in great piles in the auditorium. Assistant director Kirby Reese said that this is not the only way that band members raised money. Other ac- tivities such as taking inventory at Carson, Pirie and Scott Co., counting cars for a car flow survey, and selling concessions at the Normal Relays helped pay for expenses. The money raised by each in- dividual was put into his or her own personal account. This way, the money that each person made went toward paying his or her own way, said Mr. Reese. Anything made beyond the price of the trip was returned to the members for miscellaneous traveling expenses. In preparation for the big competi- tion in the summer, the band was in- volved in various other competitions during the school year. It placed se- cond at the ISU and IWU Homecom- wuanvkilw 92 Band ing parades and also at the Metamora Band Day. It took third in both the parade and field competition at the U of I Band Day. Mr. Reese said the band had come a long way during the year and had "bridged the gap" into a mature band. There were many expectations go- ing into the trip. From a director's point of view, Mr. Reese thought that the trip would "pull the group together" and also "be a chance for the members to get away." One senior girl summed up most members' goals for the trip by saying she wanted the band "to become more well known and also to have a lot of fun." - Natalie Kratz Gregg Shaffer Drum major Lynn Wager H22 directs the Marching lronmen at the fall Labor Day Parade. Wager, who is a three-year veteran, is presently the head drum major. Besides marching and performing concerts, Band members Mark Yoder U22 and the band supports school activities by play- Stutzman 1125 help unload the numa ing at all of the pep assemblies and varsity boxes of oranges and grapefruit sold to basketball games. finance their trip to Canada in June 1 Y The Marching Ironmen were chosen to per- ' form at the opening ceremonies at the VP. Fair, which took place on the steps outside the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. Symphonic Band members Julie Showalter llll and Bill Brown llll, along with the rest of the band, performed at the Christmas concert on December 12. Paul Rudolph U12 and Bill Lohr llll cool off after marching in the four mile V.P. Parade on July 3, when the temperature exceeded the 90 degree mark. Rhys Lovell 1121, Jeff Israel l12l, Bill Brown llll and Chris Hammitt llll comprised a quartet which performed a special salute during the song "In The Mood." Band - 93 Choirs grow through . Each winter around Feb. 14 voices can be heard singing words of love to sweethearts and friends throughout the classrooms of NCI-IS. These voices are the members of the choirs at NCHS-Concert Choir and Chorale. Although the traditional Vocal Valentines were a popular activity for the choirs, they participated in several events and organized concerts throughout the year. According to Choir Director Audrey Vallance, select students were chosen to attend the Augustana Col- lege Choral Festival. Choir students were also able to see a national tour- ing company production of "Evita" in November and a community produc- . r r rrr Part of Swing Choir is choreographing dance to the vocals. Sara Cunningham Illl sings and dances to the Doobie Brother's oldie, "Long Train Runnin." Under the direction of Miss Audrey Vallance, the Concert Choir performs at the annual Chili Supper. This event is sponsored by the Unit Five Music Parents Association. Choir members Jodi Draper 1105, Chris Ham- mitt llll, Kelly Meier KID, Jim Stutzman l12l and Jon Clemons CID serenade an em- barassed Rich Merritt l12J on Valentines Day. 94 Choirs tion of "Cabaret" in January. Con- cluding the year's activities were All- State, the Solo and Ensemble contest, and the Organizational contest. In addition to Concert Choir and Chorale, there were also several specialized ensembles: Girls' Choir, Madrigals and Swing Choir. Each of these groups practiced at least twice a week for 45 minutes. Styles and music varied with each group. Swing Choir and Girls' Choir added choreography to their selections. Choir Vice President Mike Wells l12l stated, "Choir is a lot of fun because there are so many outside ac- tivities you can participate in. I enjoy participating in ensembles. I feel t this year the choirs have improv because Miss Vallance made them 1 choirsl more even number-wise. Th groups are smaller and easier to w with. Therefore, you have a m dedicated group." Ann Steinkraus C121 has been volved with choir and enserr throughout her high school years. "I have wanted to study music a my life. Next year I will be able to that at Millikin University. I've had cellent experience at NCHS," explained. - Kelly Mori FT: V YY S ' 1,-f..,. 3 ii ,gm " 4 ee I V P . h4'y W. mg awmg it " fer Chorale members Mike Merritt l12J, Jon Clemons ll li and Ann Steinkraus l12i sing a selection for the annual choir Christmas con- cert. Chorale is for the more experienced Qngen Concert choir members Roxanne Sookdeo 1101, Cathy Nelson HOD, Christine Strickler till, Jodi Draper 1105 and Becky Hoyt HOD rehearse during class for various performances. Pete Brown l1Ol. Angela Bayles llll, Jon Clemons llli and Ann Steinkraus 112i prac- tice their Swing Choir routine at a morning rehearsal. Tryouts were held in the fall for this ensemble. Choirs - 95 Orchestra members earn Illinois contest hono 'Fw - 2 k.,,m ef- ,, Playing the violin for seven years has paid off for Kim Hornseth llll, who made All-State this year for her second year in a row. Jill Lawler U21 made All-State honors this year for her second time. She also played in a quartet, a duet and a solo for the Illinois Orchestra contest. First year All-State contestant Mary Ohler 1107 is a double instrument performer. She competed in the lllinois Orchestra contest as both a violinist and a pianist. 96 Orchestra "l've been extremely pleased with the performances of the players in the orchestra this year," stated veteran Orchestra Diretor Deanne Bryant. According to Mrs. Bryant, the or- chestra played at several concerts dur- ing the year, the most important being the Feb. 15 lntercity concert at Bloomington High School. One major event was the All-State competition on Feb. 3-5 in which four string players represented NCHS. Jill Lawler 112i and Mary Ohler placed in the honors division, whit the top division of the contest, said. Kim Hornseth llll and Jeff L i1Ol also did well by placing in the State competition, she added. The final competition of the was the Solo Ensemble contesi March 5 in Urbana. - Howie Fry Hope Parks l i Leroy Loepp U22 and Mike Ogg l12l spend time practicing cello as half of the or- chestra's four member cello section. 'lf Carrie Pope 1102. a second year violinist, is both the third chair violinist and one of the orchestra's representatives in the Illinois Or- chestra contest. Mrs, Deanne Bryant, the orchestra director since it first began, has been happy with the progress made by the orchestra this year. Jennifer Coker 1122 has been one of the leading bass players in the Orchestra since seventh grade. Orchestra - 97 98-FFA Robert Miller. an NCHS graduate, and Mary Reel llll show the importance of proper gear in a snowmobile safety school spon' sored by Normal's FFA chapter. Former Agricultural Department head Kent Meister received an engraved silver platter in recognition of his service to the FFA chapter. Seniors Rosita Snyder. Karen Parker, Coleen Prewitt, Chris Graf, Scott Hoeft, and Alan Denzer attended the national FFA Conven- tion in Kansas City, Missouri. Annette Jones KID. FFA member, par- ticipated in the Annual FFA Animal Fair held Feb. 24-25, which transformed the automotive shop into a petting zoo. FF chapter still going strong after 9 years nlike many other clubs which to struggle to keep going, Future ers of America 1FFA1 has been hd and active for 49 years. 'A has been chartered here since mber 24, 1934. Mr. Larry Lowe, er, feels the club has been in ex- ice for so long because the bers are learning leadership ties, training in different areas of ng, and participating in many e activities. e of these activities was a lock judging contest held at Il- i State University. Normal's FFA bers finished in first place. 1 the same day of the livestock g, several of the male FFA bers from eight different clubs Iogether in Pontiac to play in a etball tournament. NCHS players Guy Bozarth 1121, Alan Denzer Don Lloyd 1121 and Scott Hoeft nong fund-raising activities for was selling popcorn at football oasketball games. 6 it if A special project enjoyed by members and students both was the annual Animal Fair held Feb. 24-25. According to Mr. Lowe, "The an- nual FFA Animal Fair is good ex- perience for young children to get a first-hand look at young animals." He also said students benefitted from the Animal Fair because they related to other people by teaching them what they have learned about animals. Each fall, members from each FFA local attend the state and national con- ventions. The state convention was held at the University of Illinois, and the national convention was in Kansas City, Missouri. Anyone can be in FFA up to the age of 21 even though it is a school af- filiated organization. Angie Mohr, a 1982 NCHS graduate, was elected president of the local Section 9. On Feb. 9, Section Nine's FFA foundation awards were given. Scott Hoeft 1121 was named Star Farmer and beef pro- duction winner. This was a very honorable award to receive from FFA, YQ' . :Q xl.. S 1. Qs 'if :kk gsqf. SKFQA A Q. ., Q Ns .S1'fj1'-935' 1, gr . F ., said Mr. Lowe. According to him, Darrin Fogle 1111 was a winner in small grain produc- tion, Jon Ropp 1111 in nursery opera- tions, Jeff Appel 1111 in home and farmstead beautification, and Annette Jones 1111 in fruit and vegetable production. The officers for FFA were Alan Denzer 1121, president, Guy Bozarth 1121, vice president, Bryan Crump 1111, sentinel, Scott Hoeft 1121, reporter, Rob Hospelhorn 1121, secretary, and Darrin Fogle 1111, treasurer. Buck Henry 1111 concluded, "l like FFA because of the many fun ac- tivities we can participate in." - Amy Kohler Sallie Able At the 1982 Special Olympics held at ISU, Annette Jones 1111 helped out in a booth sponsored by FFA to benefit the participants in the Olympics. Many FFA members helped the visitors at the Annual FFA Animal Fair by holding the animals. Dan Wheatley 1101 holds a cow for the kids to pet. FFA-99 During the Spirit Week before Homecoming, Patty Beitz 1121 and Monica Mapel l12i par- ticipate in the tug-of-war held before school. Student Council sponsor Ramona Sanders sells concessions at the Back-to-School dance in the fall. Council sponsored many other activities throughout the year. At the winter sports assembly, Student Coun- cil and faculty members Dorothy Siebert, Diane Mueller, LeeAnn Daley and students Kelly Meier l11l and Lora Densmore C105 present a UBrady Bunch" skit. 100 Student Council "Well, in today's meeting we talked about the bloodmobile drive, penny jars and the bake sale for the United Way. Also the dance will be the 23rd." After listening to a homeroom report from a Student Council member, one can fully understand this year's Student Council's purpose. "Increasing student involvement in school-related activities and charity drives was our major goal this year,', explained first Vice President Mike Merritt 1121. United Way week, held the week before Homecoming, was filled with opportunities to get the student body involved. A slave auction, class jars for pennies, homeroom money collec- tions and dress-up days were held through the week. NCI-IS raised over 31,000 for the charity. Besides putting together Spirit Week, February Follies and other charity drives, Student Council, helped by Mark Voss i12l, Presidentg Merritt, and Cathy Brunton 1121, cond Vice President, the numbei dances held was increased. After quite a discussion, a Bacl School dance was added Septerr 17. Although it seemed like a s detail, that addition was a big ste the Council, Brunton commented. Along with the steps forward, cj some steps backward. The qualit- the pep assemblies throughout year steadily decreased as they la student involvement and school s Student Council sponsor Ram Sanders said. Merritt explained that the Cou did not have a lot of goals, but ones they set were accomplished. "I think we had a very succe Student Council this year. The Cj cil accomplished every goal set at beginning of the year," Mr. Ma concluded. - Connie Saint Jim Snodgrass Sopliomores Becky Casey. Tandy Jipp and Connie Tripp and council member Denise Kraft l12l attend the new student party held in September. which gave new students a chance to meet. Student Council President Mark Voss l12l, Treasurer Gail Shannabarger l12i and First Vice President Mike Merritt l12l take a break and participate in the Homecoming parade. ITG? 'Ly 'fr X x l 'J' 4 TT Q Q L r 3, in F ff. During i'Punk" day. the most popular day held in Spirit Week, Student Council Presi- dent Mark Voss and member Natalie White l12l display their own versions of "punk" styles. In most ofthe pep assemblies. students were asked to participate in skits. Lori Sprague l12l cues the crowd to Hboo and hiss" during Homecoming. Student Council 101 M3 nm "I feel the Road Runners' Club pro- motes mental well-being and physical health, along with getting into shape and improving image," stated Spon- sor Fred Walk. The club was sponsored by both Mr. Walk and Mr. Dan Kuglich, while Dave McBurney T101 was president. Early last fall the club consisted of 60 members, but the number tapered off during the colder weather, Mr. Walk explained. November's Turkey Trot consisted of a two- and five-mile run in which the members predicted their time prior to the race. Then the person who came closest to predicting his time won. Mark McCall 112D won the two-mile Q try. ' . flu N"'Tf"F?W Jim Hayek I12l, Jeff Israel l12l and Brian Jones 1115 competed in the Cupid Classic Run. Hayek said he ran "to get into shape for baseball." Mr. Joe Boyd. Herb Stevens llll and Chris Anderson f12l are among the 60 par- ticipants in the Road Runners' Club. 102 Road Runners race guessing within eight seconds of his final time. In the faculty division Mr. Gene Christmann also won the two-mile race guessing within seven seconds of his final time. In the five-mile race Craig Cermak 1111 and Mr. Gary Luallen won by most closely predicting their times. Cermak came within 43 seconds of his prediction, and Mr. Luallen within nine seconds of his time. Mr. Walk said, "The Road Runners' Club is basically not to pressure anyone, but to have them run at their own pace." "People who finish 100 miles receive a Road Runner t-shirt, and ones who finish 200 miles on up receive a trophy or plaque," he added. New second semester, but similar to the Turkey Trot, was the Cupid Classic Run held on Feb. 11. It con- sisted of a one- and three-mile run. "We have kids pretty active, and by all means we encourage them to get active in other races, too," Mr. Walk concluded. - Scot Meece Lori Sprague Mr. Gene Chirstmann won the two-mile in November's Turkey Trot by gue within seven seconds of his final time. IMC monitors The IMC Club was a combination of the AV Club and the Library Club which merged two years ago, accor- ding to Sponsor Edith McCown. The IMC Club in effect has been operating for 20 years, she explained. Mrs. McCown said the club was responsible for several things. "We have several things we do. We set up the public address IPAJ system, the videos, bulletin boards and displays," she commented. The club consisted of 15 members with Lois Mills C122 serving as presi- dent. The club activities for the year included candy sales, a wiener roast and a Christmas party, Mrs. McCown concluded. - Scot Meece Lori Sprague Mike Rickert 1112 announces Boys' Varsity Basketball games as a service for IMC Club. Mark Ernbry KIOQ checks over a 16 mm projector for a possible disorder, one job of club members, Mark Embry KIOQ and Lisa Schimanski 1111 thread a projector for an upcoming class as part of their IMC Club duties. IMC Club 103 Voter turnout low for Social Sc While 65 percent of the people voted state-wide, only ten percent of the NCHS students showed up at the polls to vote at a Mock Election spon- sored by the Social Science Club in November. "The Mock Election is a service that the Social Science Club spon- sors," president Denise Kraft l12l said. Club sponsor Mrs. Diane Mueller said, 'Alt simulates an activity kids should do as adults." Mrs. Mueller commented that the number of votes was slim due to the lack of publicity and the fact that 1982 was not a Presidential election year. As another service to the school, Social Science Club sold concessions at home basketball games to raise money. One of the problems faced by Social Science Club, as well as many other clubs, was the inactive club members. The club had planned on going to Springfield during the spring. However, according to Mrs. Mueller, "The club wouldn't do anything until the officers scheduled a meeting." Club member Cathie Brunton l12l said, "I really wanted to have the club, but the officers don't seem to have any interest. I think the club could have been fun with a little interest Shown-" - Wendy Wertz Kraig Komnick Tom Vogel 1102, was part of the ten percent of the student body who did vote in the November Mock Election held by the Social Science Club. nun-""" 104 Social Science Club 4 Social Science Club members Denise Kraft Despite a lower voter turnout students l12l, Amy Allers l12l, and Amy Edge C12l Stein l1Ol Bret Daghe f10l Gevan Re helped work in the Mock Election when f1Ol, Mark Vanhook l10l and Janice R NCHS students had a chance to cast their l10l did take the opportunity to exp votes. their preferences at the polls 49. Mg' Secretaries prepare for future Tomorrow's Secretaries Club this past year consisted of 20 members, 10 of whom were active, according to club sponsor Mrs. Nancy Lambert. Meetings were held before school on the first Tuesday of every month, with Kelly Loving C125 as president. There were many objectives to the club, according to Mrs. Lambert. "It gives the student a better understanding of the business world and will hopefully stimulate interest in the secretarial profession," she stated. "Also, it helps develop good work habits and inspires a high level of com- petence through a continuing pro- gram of education after graduation," Mrs. Lambert added. The club members said they en- joyed National Secretaries Week because each of them was able to M. .4 .g QQLQQIJQN '1 W ry work as a secretary for a full day. Some of the places they worked in- cluded State Farm, IAA and the court house. Club members believe secretaries are very important to the business world. "I have always wanted to be a secretary, and there always seems to be jobs available for good secretaries," said Amy Webb f12l. Tomorrow's Secretaries Club also had several fund-raising activites. Sell- ing candy, however, was the biggest money-maker bringing in over 515350 in profit. They also sold flowers for of- fice secretaries on Secretaries Day, ac- cording to Loving. Loving concluded by saying, 6'The club can be a lot of fun and at the same time can be very beneficial in the future." - Kraig Komnick Wendy Wertz Tomorrow 's Secretaries President Kelly Lov- ing l12J feels that being in the club can be fun and beneficial at the same time. Mrs. Nancy Lambert. Business Dept. and club sponsor, feels that the club will give a better understanding of the business world and stimulate interest in the secretarial profession. Peggy Atchison U21 a member of Tomor- row's Secretaries, files during her class day. She was one of the more active members of the club. Tomorrow's Secretaries 105 "For Sale: Three bedroom, two bathroom, living room, dining room kitchen, family room, and half-finished basement which is all insulated." The Building Trades class, designed to teach students about construction trades, completed this house in the spring. Although building the house includ- ed doing all the masonary, concrete, electrical, plumbing, heating, and carpentry work, the cabinets for the house were provided by Mr. Dave Bloom's Wood Class III, stated Mr. Elmer Dotzert, instructor. Because there was no landscaping class at NCI-IS, Building Trades students also did the yard design. A special feature of the Sherr- ingham house was its energy- efficiency because of the amount of in- sulation used, Mr. Dotzert said. Part of the class time was devoted to the study of building information, such as materials, building and elec- trical codes, basic methods of con- struction, use of tools and safety. Due to a decrease in class size, Building Trades changed its format to complete the house in two years in- stead of one, Mr. Dotzert explained. Due to the amount of time it took to build the house in one year, the students were denied much of their book studies, he said. Money for construction of the house was provided by the General At the house that was being built by the Building Trades class is Jeff Legrand llll. Along with the hours spent working at the house, students also have in-class studies. The Building Trades class built this house, which is located at 1 18 Sherringham Road in Normal. Unlike past years, the Building Trades class had to do its own landscaping. Todd Nagy H122 thinks Building Trades is a very worthwhile class to prepare him for his future in the field of carpentry. This was the first year Nagy was in the class. 106 Building Trades Education Budget of Unit Five. Once the house has been sold, the money from the sale is returned to the -xg . budget, he said. "I think Building Trades is a very .s'i if s A worthwhile class to help me in my 6 . future occurpation in construction," . , . i Todd Nagy i121 concluded. , f Tlls T - Jana Nowers Wendy Rees xii , - From the new trophy cases outside Neuman Gym to the refinished piano on the auditorium stage, Wood Club's projects were evident. Mr. Dave Bloom, club sponsor, held meetings in the mornings before school. Wood Club has been active for five or six years and had seven members this year. They were Erick Klemme 1121, presidentg John Graybeal 1111, vice presidentg Paul Turchirollo 1111, treasurerg Scott Stephens 1111, secretaryg Jeff Stevens 11113 Mark Romine 1111g and Chris Daniels 1111. Another project Wood Club had was fixing broken furniture for a small fee. The money the club received from these projects went to buy equipment The Wood Club met before school each mor- ning and raised money for the wood shop. Scott Stephens 1111 is one of the members. Erick Klernme 1121, president of Wood Club, enjoys helping out the school by building projects. He spent many hours before school to finish assignments. Wood Club made money by fixing broken furniture and selling projects that members built in class. John Graybeal 1111 is vice president of the club. for the wood shop that the Unit office could not afford, Mr. Bloom explained. Members of the club also worked on assignments that they didn't finish in their regular wood class, Mr. Bloom said. He felt that all the members who joined the club were very diligent workers and that they really cared about what they were doing. "I like being able to benefit my school by building things that will always be around," Klemme concluded. - Jana Nowers Wendy Rees Wood Club 107 Jennie Zich Illl, LuAnn Smith l12l and Don- na Luallen C121 all feel that Trackettes are what make the track meets run so smoothly. They time runners, record scores, measure distances, as well as run all of the field events. Being a Trackette is fun, according to Amy Webb l12l. She enjoys it because of the op- portunity to meet many people. H. 'W 1 i p .gil F - ff is 'Q 3 wud A K Q' . il , ga- ff. r ' .RQ . . 1 -f ssaa fl ' . .ff 'S J T 9- . A st. we 1 s ami ff- at , r 6. 5 f.. it i. r it is - ' ff A a A i . 7. f - ' . - J W j. W . :. , , gg li.p . g 5-3. . ,A . K .- as s. . km . 55' . M. gg ., . . K . . -Rss, . .. wx -,. A , A 2. . . . f it F Question: What is a Trackette? Answer: "Oh a Trackette is a girl who runs and long jumps and stuff for track," guessed Perry McNamee l12l. Wrong! A Trackette is one of the girls who officiates track meets and performs many necessary tasks. The Trackettes have been a part of NCHS for the past 15 or 16 years. Mr. Gene Masters, Trackette sponsor and Boys' Track coach, started Trackettes when NCHS got a new track in 1968 or '69. The Trackettes' membership is ap- proximately 21, but in past years the membership has reached around 60 or 70. Among the duties of a Trackette are timing runners, picking places and measuring and running all of the field events. Scoring is another big job because in big meets getting the cor- rect score is very important, accor- 108 Trackettes ding to Trackette Amy Webb C121 Along with all of these duties, the Trackettes work the Cross Country meets. These meets are usually held at Fairview Park. Some of the duties range from timing to standing on a manhole lacting as a marker for the runners to go aroundl. To become a Trackette a girl must first attend meetings and study a rule book in order to take a test. If she fails the test, she retakes the test until she passes it. In addition to taking a test, Tracket- tes must also wear a uniform that con- sists of orange pants, white blouse, black tie and saddle shoes. "Orange pants are out of date, but they look good when everyone has them on," Donna Luallen 1121 said. Trackettes are a very important part of the track season. Without them the meets would be less organiz- ed and Coach Masters would have find volunteers to run the meets, cording to Luallen. According to Amy Wills i12j, Masters picks a girl for "Trackette the Year" every season. This is usi ly given to a senior who attends al the meets and meetings and sho great interest in the club. The senior Trackettes wi Luallen, Jan Donovan, Wills, We Dee Augspurger, Heather Twe. and Amy Edge. Amy Peterson, Tina Swanson, J nie Zich, Cami Bova, Susan Tol Julie Schove, Krysta Gunderson Sue Sharp were the junior Tracket The sophomore Trackettes Paula Coble, Lisa Bova, Kim Wil son, Pam Ward, Sherry Woods Jill Ohler. - Jan Donova Becky Lyle srjis s V an ju ,gftfvlwfn-1' fb I , ' j, 4-KA , 1 A, W' W ff Mil- 7 we-ww, ., "A W "i'faU..., new ,y , '5', , ' -rf:- "f 'qi-'f a waqitw f ff y , ft In lf fwkyngjr WVLWV V ivVr,g,,1mV H J: ,Jr v,., M M , Vx ,uw ,.. ki , W ,A jg, gg . V . f,,,L M344 , Cwfn' 1, ' rslc S 1 - 9 X M ,. y .W ,I 1 i Q S f WH r ' 'M I an , Vi , , ,,,, In lg V 4 4 P V V ., , ,t V M V ' !:D"' 'll :LV , ti, V , j f . W gr Aj , M, V, K 1 is , fdy ' W! V ,, f ,iv W Susan Toland I1 11 times runners, one of the tasks a Trackette does. "I like Trackettes because I like to be involved in extra- curricular activities," she said. Amy Pederson llll, Jennie Zich l11l, Tina Swanson ll ll and Jan Donovan l12l all work at the finish line with Mr. Dick Tharp, the starter. "Most Trackettes enjoy the Normal Relays despite the long hours of work," said Donna Luallen l12l. Tina Swanson 1111, Heather Twedell l12l, Jennie Zich flll, Krysta Gunderson 1113, LuAnn Smith 1121, Luallen, Pam Ward l10l, and Sherry Wood l10l all worked at the Relays. t,,1 1 riffs -x S -N U rn X- - V .. X41 , A its Q- 2 , 1 as i so .Lk lip ' " WV , WM if ' it QL L 'Sm Trackettes often work more than one event. Susan Toland llll helps Amy Webb l12l with the long jump and the triple jump. Meeting new people, having fun and being in- volved in track are just a few of the reasons why Krysta Gunderson llll enjoys being a Trackette. Trackettes 109 s times change, interest in clubs declines Ten to 20 years ago clubs were an integral part of high school life. They provided social and recreational outlets, as well as academic or career pursuits. But as times have changed, so have the clubs. NCHS' extra-curricular clubs are not as popular as they once were, and some organizations don't really function. "The interest and membership in extra-curricular clubs has decreased rapidly in the past years," commented Mrs. Sandy Sasser, American Field Service QAFSJ sponsor. "Kids are working more, and they do not have time to get involved in activities the school has to offer." "The economic situation has forced the students to work," she continued, so students can't participate in after- school activities. Mrs. Sasser ex- plained, "AFS has only eight members involved tthis yeari, and we do not have enough members to earn money for us to bring a foreign stu- dent to our school." According to Mr. Joe White, Social Studies Dept. head, "Kids just don't have time for clubs." He felt, however, it is impor- tant for clubs to have an enthusiastic sponsor and activities students are in- terested in. "Clubs don't necessari- ly have to be related to academics, but National Honor Society member Barry ln- gold f12l teaches French on Teacher Ex- change Day. Members in the honor group had several activities during the year. FFA members worked together to build a Homecoming float. "Itls KFFAD more active because it is a nationwide club. Since more people are involved, it is one of the better clubs,'l said Coleen Prewitt f12l. 110 Decline of clubs should be recreational," Mr. White ex- plained. "Ideas for clubs should be in- itiated by the students." However, not all of the clubs are suffering from lack of interest. One of the groups which is still functioning the same as in the past is the Trackettes. Trackette sponsor Gene Masters said, "The number of Trackettes may have decreased," but "we will be as productive as always because we still have the same amount of work to do." Road Runners is another club which is still very active. There were 60 members involved in the club. Mr. Fred Walk, sponsor, explained, "Road Runners does not take up a lot of time, and the students can run on their own time." Club member Lisa Ashley C111 com- mented, "Road Runners is a good way to keep youself fit and in shape." As Doug Freemanflll explained, "Road Runners is an activity that can be done on your own time, and there are not always meetings after schoof He was an active member all year. Since student interest in clu seems to have decreased for a numb of reasons, some have suggested th clubs which are inactive should A dropped. However, Principal Robe Malito does not think that shou happen. He ackowledges that attitudes ai interests have changed. "The decli in interest of clubs may be due to tl fact that clubs have been placed l as opposed to concerts, movies, jog and even friendships," Mr. Mali commented. However, he feels the best path take is to continue offering studer the opportunity to join special-intera clubs. If some clubs don't function di to lack of interest, that's all right, l said. But at least students should ha the opportunity to join and participa in these groups. - Amy Fleetwood Krissy Strickler A912515 b iff, ,ggi FP gs Ar C 1 1, ' si' it S 4 5 'D Along with teaching Driver's Ed and RE., Mr. Gary Luallen is also a member of the Road Runners Club. Members enjoy being in the club because of the flexible running schedule. John Graybeal 1112 cuts out a seat for a hall tree he was making. Graybeal is a member of the Wood Club, which met every morning from 7:30 to 8:30. The NCHS Marching Band could be con- sidered the most active club at Normal, ac- cording to Rhonda Hodellllj. Daily classes and out of school events make it one of the more active clubs, she explained. German Club is one of the more active clubs. Building a float, folkdancing, Foreign Language Camp, as well as going to Jumerls, were some of their activities. Decline of Clubs - 111 "The students do everything." said Ms. Diane Mishler, English Dept., of Students on Stage CSOSJ. Rhys Lovell l12l, Mike Wells l12J and Julie Reading l11l work on direc- ting SOS XI. Student Council members started out their year at Fairview Park on a picnic. The retreat provided Barry lngold C123 and Kathy Linneman l10D with an opportunity to enjoy the sunshine. Band members Todd Block HOL Lynne Kuster l1Ol and Gail Boggs l10J march dur- ing the Labor Day Parade. Members were invited to go to Canada this past summer for competition. Cheerleaders Kelly Meier KID, Tami Hoover llll, and Stephanie Peterson l11J lead cheers at the lntercity pep assembly. Being a cheerleader can require the whole squad to become "people in action." 112 People in Action W A ,-.uw-'n"""" fl unaw- at Q i Q4 . H , . ,gg i ,tw - Q . 'iiwsfaiiwl' ' Y EESPSN f , . . 1 1 f Sill . X . u Q - . Qi ..., . A 4- 1 1939191 J iii!! JJ' 191152 Part of the 1,400 "NCHS Peo- ple"are the 95 members of the staff and administration. Students saw some major changes in the administration when they returned from summer vacation. Mrs. Linda Ingold had a new title of Assis- tant Dean. Mr. Dan Cole filled the space Dean Alan Chapmen left. Mr. Jerry Crabtree became Assistant Prin- cipal filling the vacancy left by Mr. Keith Rieger. This was the first year in which the economy and budget cutbacks took their toll on "People at Work." Mr. John Wilson, Physical Education Dept., was transferred to Parkside Junior High, while Mr. Larry First, Physical Education Dept. and Math "He is very helpful to all the students in the class and explains things thoroughly," said Dennis Curtis il ll of Mr. Ray Fritsch, history teacher. . Dept., and Mrs. Kate Pavlou, English Dept., spent half of their day teaching at Chiddix Junior High School. 1 In the spring, it was rumored that the worsening economy would affect the teaching staff for the 1983-84 school year. - Sandy Thein "People at Work" involves many more tasks than just teaching in front of a class. Mrs. Peg Kirk, English Dept., prepares for a class before the students arrive. People at work 113 English: back to basics Because "reading, writing, and 'rithmetic" have gotten so much media play lately, the English Dept. has adapted two classes. "ALC-Reading" and "Basic Fiction-Reading" are meant to help students who have reading problems. Special-emphasis classes require a special teacher, and Mrs. Sandy Sasser is the only English teacher who has elected to specialize in this area. - Amy Fleetwood Mrs. Sandy Sasser, English Dept., teaches ALC-Reading and Basic Fiction-Reading to help students who have difficulty reading. English Department Kay Parker English Department Head Margo Bush English Department Susan Cattaneo English Department, "lnkspot" and "Reverie" adviser, Junior Class sponsor Lee Ann Daley English Department, Senior Class sponsor Margaret S. Kirk English Department, Senior Class sponsor, Speech Team coach Daniel Kuglich English Department Building Chairman, Road Runners sponsor, Sophomore Class sponsor Diane E. Mishler English Department, Drama Club sponsor, Thespian sponsor, Junior Class sponsor, Drama director Torn Patten English Department, Co-head sponsor for Junior Class, Speech Team Assistant Coach Kate Pavlou English Department Mary Ryder English Department, Senior Class Head sponsor Sandra Sasser English Department, AFS Club sponsor, Senior Class sponsor Foreign Language Department Bonnie Gore Foreign Language Department Building Chair- man, French Club sponsor Joy Cramer Foreign Language Department Marvis Dickinson Foreign Language Department, German Club sponsor Brenda Melcher Foreign Language Department, Spanish Club sponsor 1 14 English f Foreign Language Depts. 'N Latin, OCH students learn about 'humanities' The rise and fall of the Roman Em- . The decline of Western civiliza- E. The conjugation of the verb "to '. The difference between Antigone Agamemnon. hese are just a few samples of at Our Classical Heritage KOCHJ d Latin students know after they've ened to Miss Mary Ryder, Latin d English teacher. "The study of the ancient world br- is to light the incredible debt we 'e to the philosophy, science, erature, and arts of our edecessors," commented Miss der. OCH focuses on the development d origin of comedy and tragedy. .idents should become aware of the ilosophies of ancient times and eir influence on current philosophies, according to the English Dept. curriculm guide. Stacey Brown l12l explained why she took the class. "I heard that OCH was an interesting class, and that Miss Ryder was an excellent teacher," she said. Many students emphasized that the course was valuable for college preparation. "OCH has given me a better understanding of literature which will benefit me in my future plans," Lois Mills l12l said. On the other hand, Latin, the other class that Miss Ryder teaches, develops better mental discipline in students, she said. According to her, the average Latin student scores 122 points higher in math and 144 points higher in verbal English on the SAT test than students who have not had the class. Latin not only provides a founda- tion for all the romance languages, but it also raises students' college en- trance exam scores, Miss Ryder said. "It would help me with my SAT score, and though you can't speak Latin, it helps you in grammar all the way around," said Eric Hoss l12l. "The term 'humanities' has been seriously abused by schools and universities. Classical Heritage and Latin strive to maintain and reinforce the original meaning of that word. Both courses afford the opportunity to examine the greatest men and the greatest thoughts of the world from which we have sprung," Miss Ryder concluded. - Amy Fleetwood Miss Mary Ryder teaches the Latin and Our Classical Heritage classes. She feels these classes help students gain mental discipline and raise their college test scores. English Dept 115 Chemistry students pick style they prefer Pace Chemistry and General Chemistry have one main difference, explained Mr. Ken Turner, science teacher. The approach is very dif- ferent, but the objectives and goals are the same since all the Chemistry classes follow the same outline. Individualized labs, hands on ex- perience, and the ability to move for- ward and progress quickly are some of the main characteristics of Pace Chemistry. On the other hand, General Chemistry students are directed to the concepts, and lessons are developed in a traditional fashion, according to Mrs. Mary McGinnis, teacher. According to Mr. Turner, Pace students work out of packets that have questions and experiments in the reading and a self test at the end. Pace gives the gifted students a greater chance for extra credit, he said. ln contrast, lectures, discussions and supervised working are the main activities in General Chemistry. Mrs. McGinnis feels that in General Chemistry. the teacher decides what extra credit can be done and how much can be acquired. In terms of enrollment, both Pace and General Chemistry have about the same number of students, Pace Chemistry teacher Don Gore said. There is a misconception that Pace Loosely structured classes have proven to be more appealing to students like Margo Priess f10l and Amy Welcome f10l, who both take Pace Chemistry from Science Teacher Ken Turner. Math Department Jerome D. Hayden Math Department head Diane Engle Math Department, Junior Class sponsor Anitra Fry Math Department, NHS sponsor, Senior Class sponsor Tom Hayden Math Department, head Sophomore Class sponsor David Mees Math Department, Activity Treasurer, Ticket Manager, Sophomore Class sponsor Rick Myers Math Department, Sophomore Class sponsor, Road Runner Club member Cheryl Siebert Math Department, Mu Alpha Theta sponsor, Sophomore Class sponsor 116 Math Department Chemistry is harder than General Chemistry, said Mr. Turner. Difficulty in either class depends on how hard the student is willing to work, he explained. When Pace students were question- ed, most agreed with Terry Eovaldi 1103 that more work is completed with a teacher conducting the class, but Pace is more fun because work can be done in small groups or alone without an overabundance of supervision. With completely opposite opinions, General Chemistry students agreed with Krista Hedstrom 1121 that a more structured classroom atmosphere pro- moted more working, extra reviews and more completed work. - Mary Fandel Jan Donovan Working out of packets and individualized labs gives students like Shawn McConnell 111i hands on experience and the ability to move forward and progress quickly. Teacher turns author Although a junior college math tex- tbook might not make the best-seller list, it can be read widely. Mr. Jerry Hayden, Math Department head, and Mr. Howard Davis, Supervisor of Cur- riculum and Director of Public Infor- mation, wrote such a book. "After writing a good lesson for my class that goes over well, I decided why not write a book that could be taught," said Mr. Hayden. "I like the challenge of teaching so- meone l don't know" is how he feels about writing this book for students. Whenever the two authors got an idea, they jotted it down so they wouldn't forget it. "We work under contract, so if anything is found incorrect, the publisher will call us and inform us of it. Whenever they revise the book, we will have to fix and correct and update anything that needs it," concluded Mr. Hayden' - Cindy Mattson Mr. Howard Davis, Unit 5 Supervisor of Cur- riculum and Director of Public Information, along with Mr. Jerry Hayden, Math Dept. head, wrote a junior college math textbook. X X X r I s Xxxg X X YX B gs: I 'l , K pi-is R x 4k-. .21 ff? Social Studies Department Joseph L. White Social Studies Department head, Social Science Club sponsor Ray M. Fritsch Social Studies Department, Der Kriegspielers sponsor, Junior Class sponsor " - in , 2,1 Clem Gangler, Jr. Social Studies Department, Building Chairman Sue Lakin Social Studies Department Diane Mueller Social Studies Department, Senior Class sponsor Fred H. Walk Social Studies Department, Sophomore Baseball Coach, Road Runner Club sponsor Social Studies Club sponsor, Intramurals .,, - SCIQHCQ Department I f Richard Ferree 1 as Science Department Head A I . or ' Don Gore f xfxfy' . Science Department Chairman, Photo Club li v---v sponsor, Computer Club sponsor 3 I Mary McGinnis il' N I ,: if Science Department, Girls' Tennis Coach if , Q ..,.,,, - Kenneth Lee Turner, Jr. ' L. B 6- , Science Department, Boys' Swim Team k s 25 2 ' A Coach Social Studies f Science Departments - 117 "I like teaching, but I had to make some family decisions," is how Mr. Kent Meister, Agriculture Dept., ex- plained his resignation. Mr. Meister taught at NCHS for five years. After leaving at the end of the first semester, he went to work as a field man for Pioneer Farm Business and Farm Management. Some of the students were "mad at me" for quitting, but most of them were "very mature about it," Mr. Meister explained. Beth Dotzert l12l summed up her feelings about him by saying, "He's one of the greatest teachers I've ever had, and I'm really going to miss him." - Sandy Thein At the end of first semester Mr. Kent Meister, Agriculture teacher, resigned his teaching position. Many students expressed their sorrow over his leaving. Home Economics Department Marguerite Hepner Home Economics Department Head, Home Economics Coordinator, H.E.R.O. Coordinator Nancy Kline Home Economics Department, Wrestling Cheerleaders sponsor, Sophomore Class sponsor, Home Economics Club adviser Dotty Mitchell Home Economics Department, Co-Head Junior Class sponsor Ramona Sanders Home Economics Department, Science Department, Student Council sponsor, Senior Class sponsor Industrial Arts Department Norman Shoopman Industrial Arts Department Head Tom Bawulski Industrial Arts Department, Vocational Department, CO-OP Club sponsor, CWT Coordinator, Junior Class sponsor David E. Bloom Industrial Arts Department, Wood Club sponsor Elmer Dotzert Vocational Building Trades Instructor, Junior Class sponsor Agriculture Department Larry J. Lowe Agriculture Department, Vocational Coor- dinator, Future Farmers of America sponsor Kent Meister Agriculture Department, Future Farmers of America sponsor, Senior Class sponsor inn is r sf T vw: . -E325 :.: L In fzrssff .- . f - X A ,R ,Egfr as 'IREQ XX Charles Geshiwlm Industrial Arts Department, Senior Class sponsor Lee Wright Industrial Arts Department, Play construction supervisor, Sophomore Class sponsor 1 18 Agriculture f Home Economics f Industrial Arts Depts. .rf i fifs AJR 1 f if ir' in ? TL gi i 5 is w s . Nith today's economy, more and 're students are trying to find ways save money. Many have learned N to work with woods, metals, elec- zity, cars and even how to draw up or plans for a house. The oppor- iity to learn these trades is offered the Industrial Arts Dept. ' isa Vanhook flll stated, "It's d to know something about cars .ause you can save money when get your own car." eing the only girl in her Power I s was no problem for VanI'Iook. ey treat me like one of the guys help me out, but they don't do my rk for me," she said. ich Hutchison I12j found that tak- all of the Power classes helped him h his jobs both at State Farm and dson Standard where he repairs ious engines. 'Everything I learned in Power ap- s to my job," he said. "You just 't know enough about all types of ines, especially small engines, so ny models come out so quickly. Every little bit of practice I get helps me learn a little more." Power classes have been taught by Mr. Charles Geshiwlm since 1967 when the classes were first introduc- ed. Most students who have an in- terest in mechanics usually go on to the Auto Mechanics Program taught at the Area Vocational Center, Mr. Geshiwlm explained. Metals II and III students spend a good deal of their time working on in- dividual projects. Metals teacher Lee Wright estimated that 70 percent of the students' time is spent on these projects. The remaining time is spent listening to lectures, watching demonstrations, and occasionally viewing films. Student projects varied from tool chests and barbecue grills to motorcy- cle trailers. One student, Matt Walker 1121, said he took Metals because he wants to become a metallurgical engineer. Woods teacher Dave Bloom, now in his fifteenth year at NCHS, is quite Chris Lobdell 1101 works on a project on a wood lathe, just one of the many machines used by students in the Industrial Arts classes. According to teacher Mr. Dave Bloom, Mark Daniels 4113 and other students in the wood classes are getting a good program here at NCI-IS. proud of the Woods program. "We've got a good program that stacks up against any other school you can name," he said. According to Mr. Bloom, "lt takes brains and maturity to solve your pro- blems" that arise when working in class. Architectural Drafting is another one of the courses offered by the In- dustrial Arts Dept. In this course, classroom work includes giving reports, designing bulletin boards, and doing the work assigned to them by teacher Elmer Dotzert. Shawn Maurer 1111 explained that they were to design the floor plan of a house with an area of 1,600 square feet. Building Trades selects one set of prints from the class which is later us- ed inthe actual building of a house. "These classes take a lot of work, but they're a lot of fun," concluded Mike Ogg I12l. - Becky Lyle Bob Shaver Industrial Arts Dept 119 Robby Wallace llll demonstrates the use of the leg extension in Personal Development P.E. class. It builds muscles in the calves. "Being able to survive and knowing you can is what is important," said Mr. Bart Williams, physical education teacher, about the nature of survival. "In survival, man has a goal that he continuously has to pursue, and that's surviving. In life, most people should have a goal that they should try to pursue every day, but most don't," said Mr. Bart Williams, physical education teacher. This summarizes Mr. Williams' view of the survival course taught to NCHS students. In life, people either make it, or they don't, and people don't realize that until they are much older, he explained. Personally, Mr. Williams said he has enjoyed the outdoors ever since he was a little boy. "Being able to do it lsurvivel and knowing you can" is what is impor- tant, he emphasized. In addition, "ac- cepting the conditions and not fighting or complaining" are part of the challenge, Mr. Williams concluded. - Stefanie Livers 120 Physical Education Dept. Angie Hall l1Ol plays aerial darts du: seventh hour Individual P.E. This is one the many games played in Individual F classes. 5 ould you know what to do in a disaster? When disaster strikes, most people ay they just don't know what to do. 'Iowever, students are prepared for lisasters because they have learned vhat to do about the situation in the urvival course taught in physical xducation. The class originated during Presi- lent Kennedy's adminstration and the Cuban missile crisis. School officials, is well as public officials, felt Xmericans needed to be prepared in ,ase of a nuclear attack, physical education teacher Dorothy Siebert aid. Survival just isn't trying to stay iway from bombs, it also teaches sur- 'ival in the forest, desert, and moun- tains. Natural disasters, such as bliz- zards, tornadoes, and floods, are covered along with different kinds of fires and how to control them. Mark Turner 1111 stated, "lt taught me lots of information useful for winter storm problems and a lot of other things I didn't know." Mrs. Kathy Moore, physical educa- tion teacher, explained that outside speakers from the civil defense come in and teach the students how to spot tornadoes and to take cover in suitable places. They go into detail ex- plaining the dangers of floods and bliz- zards because they are common in the Midwest. Representatives from the Fire Gene Christmann Ann Burnett Class sponsor Gerald Sytar Basketball Coach David Baker Mat-Aids sponsor Eleanor Duax sponsor Larry First Jon Hawthorne Basketball Coach Gary Luallen sponsor Kathy Moore Physical Education Department, Varsity Cheerleaders sponsor Dept. show films on how to prevent fires that kill thousands of people each year, she said. Mrs. Moore continued, saying wood survival is to teach students what kinds of foods they can find suitable to eat in the forest and what kinds of foods are harmful. Robin Pharris flll commented, "My favorite part of the survival class was going outside and learning to build fires. The course could be im- proved by learning more outside and not seeing so many filmstrips and movies," she added. - Stefanie Livers Drivers' Education Department Drivers' Education Department Chairman, Assistant Varsity Football Coach Drivers' Education Department, Sophomore Drivers' Education Department, Sophomore Physical Education Department Physical Education Department Head, Varsity Wrestling Coach, N-Club sponsor, Physical Education Department, Volleyball Coach, Girls' Track Coach, Junior Class Physical Education Department lNCHSl, Math Department lChiddixl Physical Education Department, Varsity Physical Education Department, Senior Class lf Dorothy Siebert Physical Education Department Building Chairman, Girls, Golf Coach, Junior Class sponsor Bart Williams Physical Education Department, Varsity Baseball Coach Bernadette Chiaro Health Education Department, Girls' Basket- ball Coach, Girls' Softball Coach Chris Deputy Health Education Department, Girls' Swimm- ing and Diving Coach, Pom Pon sponsor, Junior Class sponsor Drivers' f Physical f Health Education Depts 121 Health Education Department Enrollment increases for Data Processing I In the past, computers were seen only in science fiction movies such as Star Trek, Battle Star Galactica and Star Wars. However, now com- puters are found in the everyday business world and in thousands of homes. Since 1971, a computer programm- ing class called Data Processing has been offered by the Business Dept. In contrast to the past few years, the classes for Data Processing have gone up in enrollment, said Mr. Gary Woods, teacher. "Computers are becoming a part of everyday lives and it is still a place where jobs are widely available are the biggest reasons for such an in- crease in classes," explained Mr. Woods. For the first eight years, there were only two classes of 25-30 students each, and then three classes for two With the recent interest in computers, Data Processing teacher Gary Woods finds himself teaching four classes a day. Data Processing requires students like John Kroppman C123 to manipulate the factual material through manual, mechanical, and electronic methods. 122 Business Department years. "This is the first year to have four classes of about 25-30 students in each class," commented Mr. Woods. The juniors and seniors who took the course had many different reasons for doing so. Mark Schroeder 1121 said, "I took Data Processing for a prerequisite for college courses." Another attraction was that quite a few people really liked Mr. Woods as a teacher. "Mr. Woods is hilarious and makes the class bearable, unlike many others," commented Kelly Meier 1111. The sections covered in this one year course are eight phases of manipulation, flow charting, machine language programming including syn- thetic language and basic COBOL language. "There was a lot of work done with flow charts that I didn't really like, but working with the computer was fun," said Schroeder. "The field of Data Processing constantly changing and there are lot of job opportunities in this are said Mr. Woods. Although Jacqueline Supan t took the class, she was not real sur computers would be for her. wanted to find out if I even liked cc puters and wanted to go into 1 field," she explained. Not only are computers used in Data Processing program, but also the Computer Math classes. Howex the Computer Math class uses therr reach only mathematical solutions problems, whereas Data Processing cludes not only math solutions, also records and files maintenai necessary in business, explained l Woods. - Michelle Robins 11 ,bill 5 iis kv W? 5 Brewer finds teaching in Even though Assistant Dean Linda lngold did not take Data Processing, learning how to use a computer may come in handy someday. In addition to working on the card punch. students like Kroppman learn by listening to lectures and working in workbooks. .s,,NmmN business world rewarding Seeing students achieve their goals is the major reward Mrs. Marlene Brewer, Business Dept., gets out of teaching. Mrs. Brewer teaches Typing I and II, along with all Office Practice classes. She has taught at NCHS since 1974. Her previous experience in- Angie Forman U21 receives help from Mrs. Marlene Brewer during Office Practice. Students work with many machines which are part of today's business world. 1 ty Richard Tharp sity Football Coach James Thompson Basketball Coach Gary L. Woods H i N ntf 4' tel if cludes teaching in Galesburg, IL and in Florida for one year. She wasn't sure she wanted to teach when she entered college, but she knew she wanted to deal with the business world. "My father was a businessman, and I guess I just grew up with it," explained Mrs. Brewer. She finally decided to teach after stu- dent teaching in college. - Sandy Thein Business Department Gene Masters Business Department Head, Track Coach, Cross Country Coach, Trackette sponsor Marlene A. Brewer Business Department Nancy Lambert Business Department, Junior Varsity Girls, f'ftiIl'A'1.l Basketball Coach, Tomorrow's Secretaries sponsor, Junior Class sponsor Betty McGillivray Business Department, Sophomore Class sponsor Business Department, D.E. Coordinator, Var- Business Department, Assistant Varsity Business Department, F.B.L.A. sponsor, Senior Class sponsor, Varsity Boys' Tennis Coach, Assistant Varsity Football Coach Business Dept 123 Music students have the b Being a part of a group that ac- complishes a common goal is an ad- vantage of being in the Music Depart- ment, band member Krysta Gunder- son tlli explained. Band The band can be divided into four different sections: Marching Band along with the auxiliary squads tflags and riflesi, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, and Jazz Band. Besides entertaining at football games, the Marching Band played at parades, IMEA district, and festivals, said Director George York. Many of the members of the Marching Band were also a part of the Pep Band. At competitions, the Marching Band was judged on its field and parade shows. At Metamora, the band placed second in both areas, while it received sixth place at ISU in field. At IWU it won a second in parade, and the band received a third in both field and parade at U of I. The indoor band was divided into the Concert and Symphonic bands after auditions. Mr. Kirby Reese directed the Jazz Band, which included between 17 and 25 people who had to audition. Even though the entire band was in- vited to go to Montreal and Mexico, it was probable that it would go to Win- nipeg, Canada, Mr. York said. Travel- ing was what most members liked. Music Department George York Director of Music Education, Marching Band Director, Pep Band sponsor, Flags Director, IMEA Deanne Bryant Music Department, Orchestra Kirby Reese Music Department, Rifle Corps sponsor, Jazz Band sponsor, Concert Band sponsor Audrey Vallance Music Department, Madrigals Director, Swing Choir Director, Girls' Ensemble Director, Sophomore Class sponsor 124 Music Department f Art Department Orchestra The 60 orchestra members are directed by Mrs. Deanne Bryant. The string players signed up for Mrs. Bryant's class, while the winds were chosen from the top chairs in band. The members played traditional and classical pieces and marches at Solo Ensemble contest, organizational contest, and IMEA chili suppers. "I am extremely proud of our or- chestra. lt is exciting to watch young students mature musically and per- sonally," Mrs. Bryant concluded. Choirs Concert Choir, Chorale, Madrigals, Swing Choir, and Girls' Ensemble were the five vocal groups directed by Miss Audrey Vallance. Concert Choir and Chorale both in- cluded 45 members. A variety of music was sung by both choirs, Miss Vallance said. The 16 Madrigals performed music from the 15th and 16th centuries and the Renaissance period. The Girls' Ensemble with its 16 members sang a variety of songs, while the 20 Swing Choir members sang contemporary pieces, she said. - Michelle Churchey Michele Evans Percussionist Paul Rudolph 1112 is one of the students who is involved in marching band, pep band, jazz band and the more tradi- tional orchestra. JON Art Department Joe Boyd Art Department Head, Cossponsor of Art Club Robert Freeman Art Department, Art Club sponsor TE ,Al it 'f ,mf A4 e ,N A, in W. X ,Ns "Have yourself cz merry little Christmas" was sung by Swing Choir members Claude Howard l10l, Jeff Israel l12l, Sara Cunn- ingham lllj, and Chris Coughlan l12l. As in past years, the Marching lronmen have sold citrus fruit to pay their way to Win- nipeg, Canada, and to participate in other band competitions. Last year members traveled to the St. Louis V.I.P. Fair. -l.. Music is Mr. Kirby Reese's job and a vital part of his life. Mr. Reese is the conductor for the Jazz and Concert bands. He also helps Mr. George York with the Marching Band. After he is done conducting at NCHS, he can be found at Chiddix Junior High and Hoose Elementary teaching music. During his four years at NCHS, Mr. Reese says he has become very at- tached to his job and students. Eric Jazz and Concert Bands are conducted everyday by Mr. Kirby Reese so that they can give many concerts throughout the year for students and parents. Hoss 1121 described him as very understanding, easy to get along with and able to make the material very easy to learn. Mr. Reese said he became in- terested in music from his father, who played the organ for his church. He described his father as being a "Satur- day night musician." He attended Youngstown Universi- ty and Ohio State and then went to Il- linois State University for his graduate degree. Besides being a musician, Mr. Reese is also a family man. He has a wife and a little girl. - Kevin Gainey Music Department 125 For many NCHS students the IMC offers an escape from study hall, a place for leisure reading and music listening, as well as a major research tool. However, because of the economy and projected cutbacks, it may not be able to provide as many of these services in the future. "The IMC offers many services, such as a place to go so you don't have to sit in study hall," said Barb Trowerf12l. Many students come in just to read, while others come in for information on a particular subject, said Mrs. "Mrs Hoss is always there with a smiling face and ready to serve any student in the IMC," said Jan Donovan l12j For some students, finding materials in the IMC is a problem. Mrs. Betty Ann Hirst is one of the librarians who knows where everything is and how to find it. Counselors Guy W. Fritz Counseling Department, Guidance Chairman, Senior Class sponsor Judy Judy Counseling Department Phil Keeley Counseling Department Diane Petrotte Counseling Department, Sophomore Class sponsor Mary Lou Birky Counseling Department Secretary, Counsel- ing Monitors sponsor Myrna Eiben School Nurse 126 Counseling Department Madeline Hoss, IMC aid. "English classes use the IMC the most, and this is during research paper time," stated Mrs. Edith Mc- Cown, head librarian. Nowadays the economy has caused a lot of pressure, and even IMC has been affected by this. Last year the IMC was allowed S12,000, but because of cutbacks, this year it was only budgeted 36,800 For a few years Unit 5 received title money from the government. This money was used by the IMC to pur- chase materials and equipment. y hurts IMC resources However, the money is no longer ing to be available, Mrs. McCown s The IMC subscribed to magazines and six newspapers. "Si the cutbacks, we are going to hav cut back on the number of magaz and newspapers we get," said l McCown. "In the past, every four years IMC received new encyclopedias, now it is going to have to keep tl longer to save money," concluded. - Cindy Matt 5 l a 5 3 Alternative School Margaret Donaldson Alternative School, Sophomore Class sponsor Martin Jepsen Alternative School 'I've got a headache' When most people think of a school nurse, they think of someone who hands out band-aids and listens to students tell stupid stories about why they can't make it through the rest of the day. According to Mrs. Myrna Eiben, however, being a school nurse in- volves much more than this. The primary job of a school nurse is administering first-aid although her duties go far beyond that. Mrs. Eiben, who is in her ninth year here at NCHS, said being a school nurse includes keeping permanent health records of every student, as well as helping with the vision and hearing tests each year. "The worst part of it is the paper work," Mrs. Eiben said. "It gets very tedious and boring after awhilef' she added. - Angie Moore Mrs. Myrna Eiben, school nurse, finds her job gives her the opportunity to meet the students and get to know them. She has been at NCHS for nine years. IMC Edith E. McCown IMC Department Chairman, IMC Club sponsor Betty Ann Hirst IMC Librarian Madeleine Hoss IMC Aid Loretta Donaldson IMC Secretary Special Education James Baker Special Education Department, Sophomore Football Coach Pat Burmaster Special Education Department Tina Preiss Special Education Department, Sophomore Cheerleader sponsor Jane Whitman Special Education Department, Senior Class sponsor IMC f Special Ed. f Alternative Depts 127 Board of Education Unit 5 Board of Education, Front Row-Mr. Wayne Miller, Mrs. Gail Briggs, Mrs. Harriet O'Dafferg Back Row-Mr. William Semlak, Mr. Alan Washburn, Mr. John Jenkins, Mr. Lynn Rader. 128 - Administration Unit 5 Administration George Evans Superintendent Robert Kirk Assistant Superintendent Benjamin Cottone Administrative Assistant for Instructional Affairs Howard Davis Supervisor of Curriculum, Director of Public Information . Harold Dunham Business Manager Carolyn Christensen Supervisor of School Lunch Program NCHS Administration Robert T. Malito Principal Jerry Crabtree Assistant Principal Daniel T. Cole Dean of Students Linda lngold Assistant Dean of Students Hank Kaiser Unit Five Director of Athletics 'V' Night Custodial Staff-Mr. Ed Cox, Mr. Neal DeFrees, Mr. Rick Prescher. Boughton. en Staff, Front Row-C. Stock, J. Walsh, G. Seth, D. Hinthorn, M. Bradley, N. nray, K. Brummet, E. Kelly, A. Ritz, G. Sutter, W. Ummel, A. Palmer. E, S. Thomas. E. Bradd: Back Row-B. NCHS office Helen Baker Secretary, registrar Pat Kernes Secretary Lori Reed Secretary, receptionist Michele Schmidt Secretary Linda Thrasher Secretary, attendance x l Day Custodial Staff-Mr. John Phillips, Mr. Bill Forree, Mr. Dick Tosh, Mrs. Stella Staff- 129 P15-E0 Business Department Head Gene Masters is l'People at work" can involve many more retiring after 37 years of service to NCHS. tasks than just teaching students. Mrs. Patty He has been Track and Cross Country Burmaster, Special Education Dept., works coach, as well as Trackette sponsor. on some out of the classroom duties. it X. S'!,g : A 1 1 .yiy ....., .. N X A As part of United Way Week, Mr' Ken Miss Ellie Duax, Physical Education D A .P . zzuq Turner, Science Dept., dresses up as 3 and other P.E. teachers probably come ' :gz l'nerd."Although teachers are here to work, C0l'lfaCf with m0r2 NNCH5 P9OPl9 Y . .ref ' ' ' they may also find time to have a little fun, other teachers since those classes are u ly larger. 130 - People at work PJ50J!Jl.5 ilk! 51.3.5555 "People in classes" refers to the most important part of "NCHS Pecr ple," the 1,288 students. Students traditionally mingle with people in all classes, although a lot of close friendships tend to be among people from the same class. . Tradition also has it that the Senior Class is supposed to win 'at everything. Unlike last year, the senior girls did win the Powderpuff Football game. Breaking the tradition, though, was the Junior Class, which won the best float award during the Homecoming parade. Sophomores also had their winning streak, but it was of a different nature than usual. Many sophomores excell- Tradition says sophomores get the worst lockers. However, next year Mark Shepherd f10l might not have to worry about that since lockers may be assigned. ed in sports. Sophomore players ap- peared on many varsity teams instead of the sophomore squad. ' Although there was a lot of com- petition among the classes,iall HNCHS People" tend to join together in school spirit and in representing their school. . , i s . +ssnayThem Even thoughsophomores, juniors and seniors mingle as friends, Linda Bromley I1 ll, Ann McNeil 1111, Julie Showalter llll, Sally Davis tl ll and Carol Norris 1111 stick together as the "Junior girls." 5 Q S People in classes 131 n Sophomore places in riding competition at fair While other high school students are either working or out wasting gas, Jody Taylor C101 is riding horses. She has ridden in the McLean County Fair for two years. The types of riding Taylor does are showmanship fthe rider showing his skill! and halter fthe rider leading the Jody Taylor U01 shows one male Quarterhorse and two female Paints for Harold Neil, who owns a farm near Downs. n..,.::gx--,,:ffff .5a:.:. . -, Wg,-.. , rE,. , . Becky Abbey x- -' Ron Able ' I r, - Peter Albanese Annette Alberts Debbie Allen 3 V Leigh Almaroad .. Donna Andrew ff - Scott Armstrong Mike Arredia 5 Angela Arteman f A Greg Augsburger L' lb, Eric Bacon Kim Bagby Bryan Bandeko , X .fs I Jennifer Bansch f Karen Best - J arilyn Bicknell Bill Bieber ' Shawn Bill Teri Billingsley r at Kathy Blaine . ... Tom Blakley Amy Blakney Y Rhonda Blemler . Todd Bliss f-K' horse by its halterl. She planned to start riding barrels also. Taylor said she races horses once- in-awhile for fun, but she has never raced for competition. The first year Taylor showed horses at the fair ftwo years agoj, she placed second in the A ratings. "Last year, I didn't do so good," Taylor said. She placed eighth in the B ratings. Both competitions were in ,ms wwssfibk 'N it . if 4 - 5.1 Qs ,QQ at 1 msg.. N ww f if ,, sffl J.. if., Z showmanship. In the riding compe tion, she placed eighth. Taylor shows three horses t n Harold Neil, who owns a farm a Downs. She shows one Quarterhorse and two female P for him. -Gina Quig Showmanship and halter are the types riding Taylor does nowg however, she like to try riding barrels for a change. 'Q ' s it I. ' 1 f Q .5 5 i s E 2 2 L 4 P :V . 4 'i an 'ir T' W' ,- M V... I ff 1 .L .Q 5 H: is , fi. , ' A K' rf rs.. T if 2 .ft fi . .6 . 5 Q 'f l s it .. if T5 ... , . t A V A r .- K u it ..... 132 Sophomores ,I I' 6 b - A.:-. ff Jody Taylor 1102 has been riding horses for our years She has been showing and riding in competition for two years. 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X X E X X .f :ii . it X xx ss, X r f g ,-gif' fir. f. ffflfi "D and D" deals with the medieval acts of slaying dragons, killing monsters, chivalry and basic survival. According to Lewis, the Dungeon Master is the referee of the game. He is the player who controls the monsters and knows all of the rules. He is the only player who can see the game board. His job is to tell the other players what is ahead of them. For example, he may tell a player that a monster is The players play out of a playbook. They use grid paper to mark every move they make. "The object of the game is to cap- ture the most treasure and gain the most power," stated Lewis. He has played "D and D" for four years, and he is a member of the "Dungeon Masters Association." "Dungeons and Dragons gives me a chance to kill monsters landl to get rid of my violent emotions," concluded ahead, and the player then decides Lewis. what he should do. .VFW f w::s:fs:.., . K - J... . 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It's a discipline which requires constant practice in order to achieve the perfect form. Ramseyer has been diving for two years for Coach Chris Deputy and the Girls' Swim Team. "I keep diving because it is a challenge and lots of fun," Ramseyer stated. Her dives are constantly rated highly. Her highest score for a meet has been 184, which on a scale of "IO" is an average of "8" per dive. In Conference competition in 1981- 82, after 11 dives Ramseyer received 136 Sophomores a first and a high score of 272.15. Ramseyer practiced at McCormick pool, along with the swimmers, for two hours a day. In addition, last summer she spent two weeks at a highly recommended camp in Indiana. She said, divers prac- ticed off of six meter and three meter boards to perfect their forms. Ramseyer was inspired by her old coach and teacher, Chris Schuetz, a former NCHS student who now is on the ISU Men's Diving Team. When Ramseyer dives, she feels her best dive is the back one and a half. She eventually hopes to get a div- ing scholarship to UCLA, she said. -Kristi Lutz A x ,X 2 si X2 vi-B 'Q Ja I sl X 1 W ' it 52' SV '-lv' . .. I i 5 if V, 'fi 5 X an I S5 x iv' 5, 4 Q 5 V, ri ,, in r .. S F J wr, r , ?'f3'7- s X , ',k mr ' mn an K? 4 r, 1, ,Q 'ff i figfw f ifswx., 4 ,, +x42i3I'i iw? ' f Wh VI M4 3 1037, r ,aaffgm J , W K ,M H W4 wr? Was: H1 Q f ,f we M H 0 H. Z 3372 -Q wif-r 'i 1 'V 'J R57 J to illii uv Lvl' A Even though Vicki Ramseyer is only a sophomore, she has already proven herself to be an excellent diver for the Girls' Swim Team. Kenley Kaisershot Julie Kath Jennifer Keith Kathy Kemp Tim Kemp Jason Kern Michael Kilmartin Becky King Chad Kletz Robert Knuth Mike Kreigh Mark Kupferschmid Lynne Kuster Scott Kyle Mike Lanham Amy Larson Betsy Latting Doug Lauritson Scott Lawlis Rhonda Leach Valerie Leichtenberg Sarah Leininger Angie Leitch Barry Lennon Scott Leverenz Dave Levin Jeff Lewis Michelle Lindholm Katherine Linneman Andy Liverman Christopher Lobdell Susan Loepp Kathleen Loercher Michelle Loy Christine Lush Jeffrey Lyle Kim Lynch Sharon Mann Wade Marshall Wendy Maulson Dave McBurney Lisa McCarty Tim McCleland Kathy McClure Michael McCracken Jim McCuan Don McCullough 138 - Sophomores Michelle McCurdie Holly McKinney Jim McLeese Chris McMahill Brad McRaven Kandy Medina David Merritt Rodney Merritt Michelle Miars Beth Miller Dave Miller Julie Miller Tom Miller Ty Miller Mike Mills Mary Mitchell Dee Mohr Jeffery Monical Dave Monkman Lorie Morreau Steve Morris Marty Moser Billy Mulcahey Molly Munson Kelly Murphy Catherine Nelson Mindy Nelson Aaron Newman Erik Nimz Cindy Nord Ruth Nott Chad O'Brien Susan Ochs Jill Ohler Mary Ohler Dareck Otto Julie Painter Tena Parido Carrie Park Kim Parks Tracy Parks Audrey Paulson Shawn Penn Trina Peros ilu-.L- iff W " , Qi K. ssta f t, Q f . I? X , X ,,,'s .. sf f sf Because he plays on the varsity team, Brian Junghans t1Ol may not play the same posi- tion for his class team. Junghans is attemp- ting afield goal at the lntercity game at Han- cock Stadium. Q t i X N lx' X x R 'Q X s 'Q .SB I 'KN N + ag X iff ll If it fa we Qgfsfffi I .s s' X - 69 ,l is X crest. K. ,silk ' r i- sf- . Lx? I fr , I Kim Perry tl K Hans Peterson t tr Q' Rissa Peterson Sheila Petty Julie Phillips 2 iil Sherri Phillips Cindy Piercy Sandy Pollpeter Carrie Pope Greg Poultney Angela Prevette Becky Price Jennie Price Tonya Priddy Some of the success of the Varsity and Sophomore Football Teams, whose regular season records were 8- 1 and 9-1 respectively, can be at- tributed to kicker Brian Junghans 1101, who played for both teams in the '82 season. Sophomore Football Coach Jim Baker felt Junghans did his job well for the Ironmen as he kicked 27 extra points in 33 attempts and scored one field goal. "In a game against Decatur Eisenhower, Junghans came in with 1:59 left in the game and scored an extra point which broke a 22 point tie and gave us the win," Coach Baker said. The Varsity Football Team was also aided by Junghans, who com- pleted 23 out of 26 extra point at- tempts and scored one field goal of 22 yards. According to Coach Dick Tharp, he tied the school record for scoring in every regular season game. Junghans felt he did a pretty good job this year, although he admitted that he could have improved some. According to Junghans, it was a real honor to play for both the sophomore and varsity teams. "I like playing with the varsity team because you have a chance of going to state, but I also like playing with the sophomores. They've been good friends of mine for a long time, and I love winning with them," Junghans explained. "I have to practice almost every day, and it's a lot of work. But, I wouldn't change it for anything." - Angie Moore x 5 . is fs X S ,ff --,Sy -.. Margo Priess Leona Punke Lisa Pursley James Quast Scott Queen Vicki Ramseyer Jan Raper Marcy Reece Gevan Reeves Stacey Reynolds Dennis Rhodes Joe Rich ,Y Andrea Richards Kathy Riddle .r , Qtrt Maw ,EFS I I lll Rhonda Roberson . I .ti i f 9 5 ":ll I Doug Robinson -A TAI ii,, ' , 1 Thadd Roesch A . ' 'ti' ' Patty Rohrschneider x 2 I , "I X' iiffg ' Patty Roszhart . ' E I ..... g Missi Ruby if f""H ir . Sophomores 139 Leaders of the ' ' While most people were sitting at home or on vacations over the Labor Day weekend, Mike McCracken C101 and Mike Brunt i12l, along with about 300 other bikeriders, were riding in the Pantagraph Area Cyclists Ride Around Corn County CPAC RACCJ. PAC RACC took place over a threeday period, which started Satur- day, Sept. 4, and ended Monday, Sept. 6. According to McCracken, the bicyclists could complete up to 215 miles if they finished the entire ride. The sponsors of PAC RACC were the "Daily Pantagraph", Beich's Can- dy, and Vitesse Cycle Shop. These sponsors set up stands along the route to refresh the riders. McCracken's goal was to complete the 215 miles in the three days given. He completed the ride in about 19 hours and finished in the top 15. Brunt also finished the complete 215 miles. Two reasons McCracken rode in the bike ride were to see if he could finish it and to meet some new people. Some of the riders were experienc- ed and had been on other tours, but for some of the riders, this was their first long-distance ride. McCracken had participated in The Century Ride of 100 miles, and had ridden 80110 miles in one day for his own enjoyment, he said. The hardest part of the ride for Mc- Cracken were the hills on the third day, he said. - Wendy Rees Cheryl Rudisill Rhonda Saathoff Eric Samdahl Kirk Sampson Kurt Schimelpfenig Mike Schrand Steve Schroeder Richard Schulte Jon Schwitters Lisa Scott Chris Seifert Ken Sellberg Jon Shaver Mike Shelton AWN , is 14 3 ll 5. Not only do Mike McCracken 1102 and Brunt l12l compete in bike races but also ride for enjoyment. i 11- ' if 3 is 'Ls Mark Shepard Jennifer Shoemaker Darin Shoultz Jeff Showalter John Sieving Karl Sila Stacy Simms Tina Sims Jeff Sixt Bill Slaughter Janet Smith Lori Smith Mike Smith Susan Smith James Snodgrass Harold Snyder Darcy Soldner Darien Soldner Roxanne Sookdeo Barbara Sparrow Michele Stark 140 Sophomores W5 N . MET 5 1-egg 5 Y is f""' . gk? sslr A g gggg. Labor Day weekend was the time for Mike McCracken i10l and Mike Brunt 112i to com- pete in the Pantagraph Area Cyclists Ride Around Corn County QPACRACCJ. McCracken completed the 215 miles in 19 hours, finishing in the top 15 out of the 300 riders who participated. Sheila Starkey Jon Stein Marsha Steward Amy Stewart Anne Stewart Cheryl Stone Tracy Stotler Julie Streenz Tippi Strickland Ruthann Stuart Jane Stults Ketki Sura Ann Sutter Randy Sylvester Pamela Szarek Cara Tatman Jody Taylor Kelli Tharpe Ronald Thein Elaine Thompson Jill Thompson Eric Timmerman Ty Tipsword Bill Tolone Elizabeth Topping Tammy Tornow Erin Towle Connie Tripp Brian Trotter Steve Trower Calypso Trujillo Jose Trujillo Jany Turner Becky Tutoky Mark VanHook R., T 1,, A, i,, I Jason Vandervort My John Vaughan 'J Siv Verdun A Dan Vietl: Susan Vilanueva f 134- Mike Vitek Tom Vogel Sophomores 141 1 Like the mythical Phoenix which arose from its own ashes, Club 51 rose from the ashes of what was once Bronco Billy's. Club 51 attracted teens from all over the McLean County area for its Sunday evening "Teen Night." Teen Night became particularly popular with NCHS sophomores. Some found that the combination of loud music, people and dancing made a very enjoyable evening. There was no certain dress code at Club 51. The teenagers could wear any kind of clothing they felt most comfortable in. And the effects were sometimes strange. The variety of clothing worn varied from casual to punk. Dee Augspurger i12j found that dressing punk was not really necessary. "You can have just as much fun in plain clothes," she said. However, Michelle Loy l10j, who typically wore a red mini-skirt, red socks, white tights, black fingernail polish and a red heart stenciled on her cheek, disagreed. She felt that dressing punk was a must. Said Loy, "Nobody cares what we look like. We're totally radical!" Ann Sutter i101 agreed with her, "People enjoy being weird." Sutter backed up her words by wearing a punk blue and white mini-skirt and an old white tee-shirt. Teenagers came to Club 51 for various reasons. Some came to hear music which was played live by local groups. Bands such as "Ace High," "The Uptown Rulers," "Kool Ray and the Polaroids," and "Nobody's Fool" could often be found up on the stage at Club 51. Other teenagers came for the fast and furious dancing. Anything went on the large wooden dance floor! Kathy Kemp i1Oj felt, "The dance floor is a great place to let out any built-up steam and go crazy." Jon Stein i10j commented, "The dancing here is awesome because anyone can be as wild and crazy as they want and no one thinks twice Dancing was an attraction at Club 51 for sophomores Ann Sutter, Stacey Simms, Michelle Loy, Kathy Kemp and Stephanie Hospelhorn. 142 Sophomores about it." Some people went to Club 51 to get away from any problems they might have had. Cara Tatman l10l said, "Nobody bothers you when you're here, and you can get away from all of your problems." Laura Cole i1Oj agreed, "We can be wild here and no one bothers us." Still others went to meet new peo- ple. Darcy and Darien Soldner i1Oj went with one thing on their minds "We came here to meet some women," they said, and there were plenty of women land guysj for them to meet, too. However, some students stated that their parents thought Club 51 was a tavern better suited for adults. Loy commented, "Our parents think it's a tavern and don't like it when we come here. But it's a place just for us." Tim Poll i12j countered by saying, "This place is no more a bar on Sun- day nights than a McDonald's is." The only drinks Club 51 offered on Teen Night were 25 cent sodas. Club 51 also offered a game room featuring such video delights as "2 xon," "Ms. Pac-Man," "Robot-Trc and "Donkey Kong." There were f pool tables which also attrac teenagers. Many sophomores found that t liked Club 51 better than ot teenage hangouts. . "It's better than Garcia's becd you can't get kicked out of here you can at Garcia's," said Cole. Club 51 is located north Heyworth and just south Bloomington-Normal. Kemp said, "Its location may be ther out, but it is right in the cer where all the kids can get to it." Club 51 has become an attraci for teens from all over the MCL County area. Sophomores w together with their friends to hav great time. Said Sutter, "There's nothing e to do on a Sunday night, but have at Club 51." - Bob Shaver Krissy Strickler ell . XX is 2-5: ,gs .25 6 !: fi j 9 1 ae, .,:.:. L , g N. x , ,. X Kk i Q2 K , i' I ',.. k-Vk 5. "4 g 'Q . of Ann Sutter 1102 was one of the many sophomores who discovered "Teen Night" on Sunday evenings at Club 51. Club 51 is located south of Bloomington. Kris Vogler Rick Wahls Rebecca Walker Tim Waltner Pam Ward Jenny Warner Kent Warner Trisha Warner Paul Weier Mike Weimer Shirley Welch Amy Welcome Jeff Weller Wendy Wertz Randy Wheat Daniel Wheatley Michael Whitford Donald Wichmann Robert Wichmann Debbie Wilburn Cynthia Wilcoxson Cheryl Wilkerson Kim Wilkinson Drew Williams Linda Williams Andy Wilson Denny Wilson Kip Wilson Todd Wilson Amy Winn Susan Wissmiller Don Withers Terri Wojahn Sherie Wood Lillian Woosley Diane Wotherspoo Don Wunderlich Lisa Wutz Johanna Yerkes Mike Zeter H Jeff Christianer U12 marches beside Sally Davis llll as she holds her head high with pride while directing during the Homecom- ing parade. Teresa Abrams Sherrie Adams Jeanine Alberts Terri Albright Dawn Allison Michele Anderson Rob Anderson David Andes Jerri Andrew Mike Andrew Paul Andris Jeff Appel Lori Arrowsmith Lisa Ashley Bruce Auer Eric Augspurger Ben Baar Steve Baker Beth Banks Kim Barnes Kelly Basting Angela Bayles Matt Beatty Steve Becker Dean Berry Mindy Biava Doug Blaine Kim Bliss the' Cami Bova Herbert Branscomb Bill Braught Lance Breeding Mike Brennan David Breuer Linda Bromley Tom Brooks Bill Brown Brenda Brown Cory Brown Gina Brucker David Bruno Jane Brunt 144 Juniors . ,,J,, the band, there were two junior drum majors, Sally Davis and Scott Froseth. Davis returned for her second year as a drum major while Froseth switched from playing the trumpet. Leading the band and keeping the tempo is part of the job of the drum majors. Another responsibility, not quite on the same level, was the fact that they made their own uniforms, they explained. Responsibility, winning, and mak- ing friends were some of the main at- tractions of drum majoring, Davis and "Winning is a rewarding part of 1 joring because you know your h work and efforts have finally p off," Froseth explained. However, one of the disadvanta is not being able to play their they both said. "It's been pretty excellent. You to know a lot of people and m. friends. I wouldn't trade our band anything, no matter what place receive. It's been fun," Davis concl ed proudly. - Michelle Churcl YW! YM? skis ,"',.f-"-:!l 1 5 ... struments during marching seas " or V fi 33.5 :f , -", 4,512 ' ss Eiii Zigl X Along with juniors Sally Davis lleftl and Scott Froseth lrightl, Lynn Wager l12l directs the band during the Labor Day parade last September. The only major disadvantage Scott Froseth lllj finds with drum majoring is not being able to play his trumpet during the marching season. Becky Buerkett Marty Burger Tom Butler Bill Calvert Mandy Carr Felicia Carter Becky Casey I Mark Castleman Craig Cermak Mark Cermak t Patty Chambers Mark Christensen f V i ' Jeff Christianer David Chrudimsky ,M Michelle Churchey M ., ,. A 'M , , 3 J - ft I ' M' Q , M f A ,,,, f ff rs. if ,-1 in Z! wi I 2 lt 'f YV it if is , ,,, . , l , 1 if 3 7 A r A L I Brad Churchill George Claycomb Laura Cleary Jon Clemens Fred Clements 3 Daryl Cline f 1 ,Y jigj' , Stacy Coan Stephanie Cook ' "" i Linda Cope 2 Lisa Cortelyou M A,! Gina Coyle if ' Gena Craft f ,.,,4 ,.l. . f ffvf Q 4 M ' Q I Deric Cramer Al' Carrie Cripe Tom Crum in Bryan Crump 1 L is Karen Cueni y gg,, , . , M Sara Cunningham ki! TSX Z r fi Dennis Curtis ii-. fi 4 'fill Shell Dahmm ,I gg as all 5' f 2 K Q A 2556. :aj H- F Z Q Q? Q ,gsm V, Becky Damewood Chris Daniels ' Sally Davis '4 'f Paula Degaramo l Leslie Delgado ' Doug Dennis ' Godwin Dixon Juniors 145 People say l'm a 'ock, but Despite a hearing problem since the age of four, Stacy Coan f11J has con- tinued to excel in both basketball and softball. Coan has played basketball and softball since seventh grade, although she admitted, "I really prefer softball over basketball." She was the pitcher for the Girls' Softball Team and also played second base. When there wasn't any practice, Coan said she would work out with her father at home. During the sum- mer she played with the Bloomington Normal Girls' Softball Association CBNGSAJ. "Quite a few people say I'm a jock, but I don't think I am. I just like to play," she said. Working around her hearing dif- ficulty has become second nature for Coan. She doesn't go by what she hears, instead she relies mostly on lip reading, she explained. Coan has two hearing aids, but she wears only one in her left ear. "None of the teammates or the coach treat me any differently than anyone else," she commented. - Michelle Robinson Todd Donalson Vicki Dorfmeister Mark Dow Shari Downen Tammy Downen Rod Duguid Dawn Dunham Brad Dunlap Carl Eaton Darrell Eberwein David Eiben Todd Eilts Kelli Embry Connie Estill Kevin Ethington Michele Evans Mary Fandel Patty Fehr Eric Felth Roger Fike Lori Fletcher Carl Foeller Darrin Fogle John Foley Rodger Foltz Lisa Ford Lisa Fortney Alan Frankeberger fif '1s,2e,2,s:Jm f .V .' Doug Freeman , Matt Freeman Kris Fritz ' as ' I . ,,,., ,,, , ,.,,. . ,,,E, . .. 'V 5 3 Q, W -' ,X MQW 1 Zi , Q M W I Ann Froman Scott Froseth Todd Funk Kevin Gainey 35 Kristin Gale Suzanne Garee . .. , Clint Garrett ",f f Tiff Penny Garrett I 12 Bill Gibson W Mary Glatz ' i , Jeff Glick T I 146 Juniors f? 5 m .,, , . if get Stacy Coan 1112 has had a hearing loss since the age of four, but has gone on to be active in softball and basketball despite her problem. "None of the teammates or the coach treat me any differently than anyone else," said Coan, who is active in girls' sports. Steve Goecke Jean Goldstein Ellen Goss -L+ John Graybeal Jennifer Greif Jill Gremer Joe Gross Amy Grove Bill Grubb Krysta Gunderson Karen Halinski Butch Hall Teri Hall Jim Hammerschmidt Chris Hammitt David Hanfland Chris Hardesty Ted Hargis Lee Ann Harpster Mickey Hart Chris Hauptman Mary Hayek Todd Hayes sw fa Buck Henry , . Steve Herman " ' Jill Heyboer avr Sherry Higgins Y Larry Hill Lorin Hill Mendy Hilton Joe Hinderliter Trent Hish Ronda Hodel Anthony Hodge Bruce Hofbauer Barbi Hoffstot Tina Hogan Kathy Hollonbeck Lisa Holmes Charlie Hoover Randy Hoover Tami Hoover Juniors 147 148 - Juniors Kim Hornseth Kevin Houchin Marsha Houck John Howell Karen Huebner Katie Ichniowski Kurt Jackson Ron Jackson Mike Johnson Susie Johnson Tim Johnston Annette Jones Brian Jones Jeff Jordan Tom Jordan Lori Jordine Tony Kaufman Mark Keith Kevin Kellermann Kevin Kelley Margaret Kelley Rick Kessinger Kami Kidwell Greg Kiesewetter Julie Kirchoff Bill Kittrell Kim Knell Mary Kniery David Koehl Linda Koester Natalie Kratz Todd Kull Kim Kuster Scott Lain Julie Lakadat Mark Langenfeld Brad Lanier Julie Lawlis Dwayne Leach Jeff LeGrand Kurt Lemke Kelley Lewis Mike Link Teri Lipscomb Deanna Liscavage Stefanie Livers Mark Lockwood Jan Loving Q 'Q --" ji -"" i 'Em , 3553 E" J ll is ik" . ,, V i When Jim McNiff I1 ll graduates in 1984 with his class, it will mark the end of a long line of McNiff's who have attended NCHS. His brother Mike l12l, pictured on the opposite page, will graduate with the Class of '83. gi ...... , . , 3 x "", . gin y t' ,.. 1 J X A ., K 4 1 i S. . 1 . .... , ,,, Jim McNiff 1111, Mrs. Michelle McNiff Schmidt, office secretary, and Mike McNiff 1121 all come from one of the largest families to attend NCHS. Bernard Kniery 1121 was the third of ten Kniery's who have been NCHS graduates. if 'Getting up after everybody else finding there's no hot water . . ." a disadvantage of living in a large ily, according to Mark Christensen 1. -Ie is a member of one of the three iilies who have done more than ir share of keeping up NCHS' lollment. Mr. and Mrs. William McNiff have 14 children. Seven have graduated from NCHS, and Mike 1121 and Jim 1111 are still attending. Michelle Schmidt 1'741 is one of the McNiff's who graduated from NCHS, and she is now working in the main of- fice at the school. The oldest five children graduated from other high schools. Mr. and Mrs. Christensen have 12 children. Of the 12 children, three have graduated from NCHS, and Mark will graduate in 1984. Four of the children have yet to go through the school system, and the other four have gotten their diplomas from other Illinois schools. Of Mr. and Mrs. James Kniery's 10 children, two are attending NCHS. They are Mary 1111 and Bernard 1121. The Kniery's have one child, Marie, who will not graduate until 1996, and another one is on the way! The two oldest Kniery children have graduated from NCHS. The younger six are scheduled to finish their education in the Unit 5 school system. Mike McNiff 1121 said he likes living in a large family because there is always something going on. He wouldn't want to live in a small family because a large family is more fun he said. However, a disadvantage of living in a large family, according to Mike, is that he gets plenty of hand-me-downs, and he didn't get his own room when he was younger. Another positive aspect of living in a large family is the chance to meet a lot of new people through family rela- tionships, Christensen said. Mary Kniery 1111 said she enjoys liv- ing in a large family because she doesn't have to worry about being left out. Somehow her parents manage to give each child the love and attention they need, she said. She felt a small family would be too boring for her. -Sallie Able Amy Kohler Juniors 149 1 Nationwide interest in the Armed Forces was reflected even here as more students chose to enlist. To prepare for their life after high school, Keith Clark fllj and Tyler Malejko 1111 joined military organizations. To learn about CPR, first aid, defense policies and the history of flight, Clark joined the McLean Coun- ty Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol QCAPJ. He has been a member since June of '81 and was promoted to Cadet Staff Sergeant in November. Clark said he would like to attend the University of Illinois on a scholar- ship from the Air Force Reserve Of- ficers Training Camp KROTCJ. He also would like to have an operation to restore his eyesight to 2Of2O so he would be eligible to fly, he explained. Malejko became interested in the Kristi Lutz Becky Lyle Tyler Malejko Cindy Mann Tina Marquardt Wade Marshall Kelly Mason Randy Matheny David Mattson Shawn Maurer Theresa McAvoy Marcia McCall Tami McCartney Patti McCarty Bill McClellan Joe McClintock Shawn McConnell Kim McElroy Lori McGowan Alan McKimmy Ann McNeil Jim McNiff Kevin McWhorter - ' Beth Meece Jayne Meier Kelly Meier Karen Mercer Tina Merrill t fi l f.- .site , ,V . - 7 M' Z 1 W armed forces as a result of attending military school. A military school's main goal is to uphold traditions of the Armed Forces as Malejko found out when he spent the 1981-82 school year at Calver Military Academy. The academy teaches young cadets discipline, leadership, and honesty, he said. He was a platoon sergeant, a trained grenadier, an armed ex- plosives expert and a ranger fan elite group for warj. Malejko explained that when he turned 17 in April he joined the Army Reserves. He said he would like to at- tend West Point Academy and apply for a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford College in England. He would then serve five years active duty in the army. - Dennis Curtis Bob Page E Brad Merhner 1 GafvMi1l2f - . trr Lora Miller Rhonda Miller ,ii Theresa Miller ' 8' ' V7 Brian Milliman ij' ' Mark Mills ,, 150 Juniors I A if' 'iYou get out of the CAP lCivil Air Patroll what you put into it," said Keith Clark llll, who has been a member for two years. Interest in the military is what encouraged Tyler Malejko llll to attend Calver Military Academy for a year. -f - rv , 533, , Af, i Q 3' M Nancy Mitchell Steve Modine Scott Mohr Shelley Mohr Eric Monical Mark Montoya Ted Moody Christopher Moonsammy Angie Moore Barry Moore Julie Moran Debbie Morehead Mary Moyer Bill Mullins Pat Murphy Dawn Myers Maria Nadakavukaren Mark Neal Michelle Neal Lisa Nelson Darryl Nester Kris Nevland ...W Scott Nibert Robert Nickrent Steven Niepagen Lisa Norby Carol Norris Eric O'Daffer Jane Oehler Shelley Ogan Tami Ogg J. D. Olsen Brian Olson Steve Ommen Gordon Ooms ffl Q 3"'4f?"'V Juniors - 151 Along with the other members of her family, Leslie Delgado C111 has helped to run Delgado's Mexican Restaurant since it has opened. Lisa Ford 1112 works toward her state license while helping out NCHS graduate Bonnie Alcorn with a haircut. Ford works with her mother at Jarie Lea's Beauty Shoppe, located at 300 E. Pine Street in Normal. 152 - Juniors Tim Overholser Charmaine Parks Gregory Patterson Tricia Paulson Julie Pearl Randy Peiffer Holly Pemberton Lisa Pence Mike Pendleton Amy Peterson Stephanie Peterson Robin Pharris Chris Phelps Lisa Pickett Tammy Piercy Gary Ploense Jo-Dee Poole Jamie Powell Melissa Powell LeAnn Powers Mike Priess Gina Quiggins Doug Rabe Dianne Radmacher Amy Radue Jeanne Rann Julie Reading Laura Reece Mary Reel Timothy Reeser Julie Renner Max Rexroad Amye Rexroat Doug Reynolds Mike Rickert Even though Leslie Delgado 1115 is cook and Lisa Ford llll is a beauti- an, they both have something in mmon. Their families both influenc- them in their choice of jobs. Leslie is a cook at Delgado's Mex- an restaurant, which is owned by her lirents. The restaurant was a dream come ue for her family. "It was really ex- ting when we first opened," said elgado. "It was like a big ego trip." Every family member is involved in ie restaurant. Debbie is a waitress, ue is Assistant Manager, while Terri in charge of the bar. - ,f ,ff.,.y--.Q,,.. However, working with her family isn't always exciting. According to Delgado, when you work with your parents, you get all the extra hours. The restaurant becomes the only thing you have in common, she said. But one good thing is that she does get to work with her friends. Amy Woodrum l11l, Debbie Stout l12l, and Mark Christensen i11l are just some of the people Delgado was able to help find jobs. Like Delgado, Ford works with a member of her family. She has a job with her mother at Jarie Lea's Beauty Shop. Ford started out when she was young working with mannequins. When she reached the age of 14, she was already cutting her friends' hair, she said. Because of her interest in hair styl- ing, Ford got her apprenticeship license which allowed her to do some work. To get her state license, she ex- plained, would take a few years. Future schooling is not in her plans since she needs only 3,600 work hours to get her state license. - Jayne Welcome KI A r L... -rx 'Z W, X li: ' . A 39" 252' J! gf" X T52 Q- . A is Kim Wilson Brad Ring Julie Rittenhouse Ken Rittenhouse Tim Robbins Brent Rodgers Ginger Romine Mark Romine Jon Ropp Kevin Roseman Paul Rudolph Brian Rueger Kathryn Rutherford Phillip Sadler Connie Saint Chris Sams Jeanne Scarbeary Tom Schanbacher Lisa Schimanski Keith Schmitt Tiffani Schmitt Julie Schove Jay Schulz Leigh Scifres Tim Scybert Tim Sears Tony Sellberg Connie Settles Roger Shaffer Laura Shangraw Susan Sharp Jinna Shelton Julie Showalter Beth Sigler Tom Simmons William Sloan Penny Smith Zach Smith Eric Snow Tina Snow Russell Spelbring Ron Spencer Cheryl Spitz Juniors - 153 154 - Juniors Sheila Conner Dana Spratt Scott Stalter Janeen Stark Paula Starkey Rusty Starkey Christine Stauffer Rodney Steele Kristine Steffensen Scott Stephens Herb Stevens Jeff Stevens Deborah Stockweather Kelly Stoewer Eric Stokes Mary Stotler Krissy Strickler Jacqueline Supan Cindy Sutter Shelly Swanlund Tina Swanson Jeff Switzer Carol Sylvester Rhonda Taylor Hodgie Teichmann Rory Tharp Lorie Thom Jodi Thompson Greg Thoms Susan Toland Sharon Tolone Pat Tomlin Missy Torrence Carmen Torres Julie Truex Paul Turchirollo Anita Turner Mark Turner Gary Ummel Roger Unwin Lisa VanHook Diane Vaughn Ken Vaughn Sis. .cw . - , L 1 N ffl 'L ,. f 0 - ' ' . ' A ' School mourns dea h of studen Almost everyone who knew Sheila Conner 1111 described her as friendly, lively, shy, helpful, intelligent, mature and ambitious. Sheila was killed in a car accident on Sept. 10, the night of the Intercity football game. According to Principal Robert Malito, nearly 200 students attended her funeral on Sept. 13. Memorials were made to the choir and approx- imately S170 was received, according to Miss Audrey Vallance, director. Sheila sang in the Concert Choir last year and performed in both Madrigals and Girls' Ensemble, according to Miss Vallance. Sheila was a member of t Bloomington-Normal Church of G. and was involved in many church a tivities, according to Lisa Ashley 11 "Sheila was the most emotio person I've ever known. Whenever Q have a problem, she'd always be the trying to find out what was wrong a trying to help me out," Ashl explained. According to Ashley, Sheila w unique because she cared about oth people and not just herself. - Angie Moo r , S N A Q. -1, f ,iss ig if 1 .AAR .ig t sf ! S ' .11 W 1gg.sc l ii lynn -:fs it , 3 i LA., 1 A ,, ..-', N W-:::7.k. A tm. ' ' 'l'1 . . -'i.111 11-- S -11' 1 X- ., x . - -f111',1 ,----',-1- 1 L1g,-LL LLL Z is S :,. . , is if ga r . J ,J 111 i 1'LA A iv-rt, W gm gi: K Z Y i . ,S N My K si X if so i A - sr as .-Q, i Chris Wutz ., .. ,X., ...,. S Q A, Jin Yates M N: S 5 treat LX Tammy Zehr Tracey Zeigler Carolyn Zerfas Jennie Zich Nina Verdun Paul Vilwock Richard Wagner Jeannie' Walker Kelli Walker Rob Wallace Maki Watanabe Angie Weber Jennifer Weddig Jill White Marty White Tracy White Dan Whiting Stacy Williams Kim Wilson Dan Withers Jeff Witzig Brenda Woodbur Amy Woodrum Angel Woods Dennis Wright fl Schmitt 1112 comes off the field after during the Girls' Powderpuff game the seniors won, 18-14. I .i Playing with the band during the Homecom- ing Pep Assembly are Ann McNeil llll and Bill Braught ll 1 l. One highlight of the Powderpuff game was junior cheerleaders Tom Schanbancher, David Eiben, Brad Dunlap, Pat Murphy and Steve Becker. Juniors - 155 Along with wgnm e Junior Melinda Creasy C1 with the Special appearances Q 983 Ju Even though they didn't play, "Here she comes ...," this is how Melinda Creasy C121 felt when she won the 1983 Junior Miss Pageant on Sun- day, Sept. 26. Creasy competed in state finals on Jan. 22-23. Four contestants from NCI-IS were Susie Brooks 1121, Creasy, Sharon Fillipponi 1121, and Beth Henrichs l12J. Barbie Buscher 1121 of U-High was awarded first runner-up, and Henrichs was second runner-up. The Talent Award also went to Henrichs. Brooks was awarded most physically fit and tied with Julie Randolph from BHS for the Academic Award. The girls spent the weekend of the pageant doing many activities. Friday night everyone went roller skating, and Henrichs managed to sprain her ankle. Saturday the girls toured WJBC and WBNQ. That night they had pizza at Ash Park and spent the night at the Recreation Center. "We stayed up all night singing songs and didn't get any sleep," said Brooks. 156 Seniors "Everything was a lot of fun, but having to get ready lfor the pagaentl in the locker room at Ash was kind of a pain," commented Brooks. Girls from previous years told Creasy about the pageant and got her interested in it. Also, the scholarship had an in- fluence on her decision, she said. Creasy attended a meeting at the end of her junior year for the Junior Miss Pageant and was then contacted in August to see if she was still in- terested, practices began immediately. "I became real close with the rest of the girls and overcame the fear of per- forming in front of an audience," ex- plained Creasy. Her obligations of being Junior Miss included public appearances at parades and radio stations and help- ing with the Special Olympics. Creasy said she appreciated all that she learned during Junior Miss. "Most important thing they taught us was to be ourselves, smile and have fun," she said. Even though the sponsors g them a pep talk, no talk could hi calm down the competitors' nerx before the interview, she explained. On Jan. 14, Creasy left for ingbrook to begin practicing for state finals. Creasy played, "If It I Love" and "Look to the Rainbo accompanied by a piano piece wh she arranged herself. Twenty-four girls from all over linois spent one week with a host fan ly touring Chicago and Chinatown. Additional scholarships wa awarded to the girls, sponsored Simplicity and Kodak, for modelil clothes which they made for a fashi show. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Creasy joi their daughter at the beginning ofrltl week to support her. Creasy was also involved in pi and rifle squad at school. She enj cooking and does volunteer work the Heritage Manor Nursing Home. - Laurie Beaufor Michelle Robins Awarded Central Illinois Junior Miss, Melinda Creasy U25 went on to Bolingbrook to the State finals. Her mother and Tammy Sweeney l12J were at Stroud Auditorium to congratulate her. Jamie Abbott Sallie Able Reverie 43 German Club 2,3. Susan Albrecht Angela Albright Lori Albright Swimming 2, Brett Alexander Art Club 43 Der Kriegspielers 233. Tom Allbright DO 4g AVC 3. Amy Allers Student Council Representative 43 Pom Pon 1 Flags 3,43 Social Science Club 4. Chris Anderson Peggy Atchison Choir 2,33 Swing Choir 33 Minstrels 23 DE 43 Mat-Aids 3,43 Tomorrow's Secretaries-SecretaryfTreasurer 4. Dee Augspurger Student Council Repesentative 3,43 Mat-Aids 23 Spanish Club 23 Trackettes 2,3,4. Susan Babbitt HERO 4. Seniors 157 Leon Bacon Football 2,3343 Wrestling 2,3,43 Intramurals 233,4. Terry Baker IMC Club 233,4. Amy Barling Band 233,43 Orchestra 23 Pep Band 233343 Art Club 23334. Tom Bates Becky Bayles Reverie 43 AFS 2g IMC Club 4, secretaryg Photography Club 43 Road Runners 2,43 Kriegspielers 4. Laurie Beauford Swimming 23 Reverie 43 DO 4. John Beck Doug Becker Baseball 23 Golf 2,3343 Intramurals 233343 Spanish Club 2. Patty Beitz Basketball 2,3,43 Intramurals 233,43 Home Ec. Club 43 Powder Puff 3,4. Kevin Bellows Tennis 23 Intramurals 2333 Band 23 Jazz Band 23 National Honor Society 4. Debra Bentley DE 4. Sherri Berglin Choir 2343 AVC 3. Charlene Beringer Band 2,3,43 Pep Band 3343 French Club 3,4. Daniel Best DO 4. Michele Bettis Cheerleading 23 Class Vice President 33 Stu- dent Council Representative 3343 Pom PonfFlags 43 Inkspot 43 Social Science Club 43 Tomorrow's Secretaries 33 TYQQSUTQTQ Youth in Government 3. Douglas Beverage Football 2, Captain, 3,43 DO 3343 N-Club 3,4. Lynne Black Student Council Representative 3,43 Band 2,3,43 Pep Band 3,43 AFS 23334, Vice Presi- dent3 French Club 3343 Mat-Aid 33 National Honor Society 334. Michelle Blair Basketball 233,43 Track 23 Softball 3,43 In- tramurals 233,43 Powder Puff 334. Tina Blakley Eric Blankenship Intramurals 334. Jana Blume Track 2,3,43 Cheerleading 233343 Trackettes 23 Pep Club 233. Brian Bouck Todd Bowlin Transfer from Wisconsin Jenny Boyd 158 Seniors '5- Guy Bozarth Football 2,3,45 FFA 253,45 Sentinel 3, Vice President 4. Bill Bradford Julie Briggs Susan Brooks Rifles 253545 Prom Court 35 Mu Alpha Theta 3,45 National Honor Society 3,4. Weldon Brooks Stacey Brown Orchestra 253,45 AFS 25354, Secretary f Treasurer 35 President 4. Keith Bruch Cross Country 2,3,4, MVP 3545 Track 2,3545 MVP 35 Intramurals 2,3545 Powder Puff Cheerleading 3,45 Athlete of the Year 35 Stu- dent Council Representative 45 Boys' State 35 Sweetheart King 25 Mu Alpha Theta 3,45 N- Club 25 National Honor Society 3545 Social Science Club 45 Prom Court 3. Michael Brunt Swimming 2,3,45 Captain 2,3,45 Tennis 25 In- tramurals 2,3545 Band 253,45 Pep Band 2,3,45 Mu Alpha Theta 3,45 National Honor Society 3,4. Catherine Brunton Student Council Second Vice President 45 Stu- dent Council Representative 35 Pom PonfFlags 2,3545 NCTE Writing Award 35 Mu Alpha Theta 3545 National Honor Society 3,45 Social Science Club 45 Youth in Government 3545 Sophomore Baseball Statistician 25 Varsi- ty Baseball Statistician 354. Kathy Bullard Choir 2,3545 Swing Choir 3, Michael Burkhart Lisa Burnett Softball 25 Choir 2535 Minstrels 25 Home Ec. Club 2, Cindy Burton Karen Butler Band 2,3,45 Orchestra 3,45 Pep Band 2,3,45 Mat Aids 3545 Mat Aids Vice President 45 Na- tional Honor Society 3,45 Spanish Club 3,45 Road Runners 3. Temmi Byrd Amy Cashmer Volleyball 2. Mike Cavitt DO 3,4. Julie Chestney Basketball 35 Softball 25 HERO 4. Kristy Childers Rifles 45 Art Club 3,4. Kathi Christiansen Gina Clodfelter Ann Coatney Choir 45 Swing Choir 45 Band 2,35 Pep Band 25 Fall Play 3,45 Spring Play 3,45 Speech Team 2,3,45 Speech Team Captain 45 Group Interpretation 2545 Drama Club 2,3,45 Drama Club Vice President 45 Thespians 3,45 Stu- dent Council Representative 4. Lorrie Coble Orchestra 2,35 Art Club 4. Scott Cochran Seniors 159 Jennifer Coker Orchestra 2,3,4g Powder Puff 3,43 YFU ex change 3. Scott Cook Choir 2,3,43 National Honor Society 3,4 Computer Club 2,3. Darrin Coon Jeff Correll Golf 2g Choir 2,3,4, Photography Club 4. Brenda Corum Debbie Corum Larry Cossick Christine Coughlan Track 2,3,43 Choir 2,3,4g Swing Choir 3,43 Girls' Ensemble 23 All-State Choir 33 Mu Alpha Theta 33 National Honor Society 3,43 Social Science Club 4g Spanish Club 23 Trackettes 2,3, Tracy Covington Dorothy Cox Fall Play 3,43 Winter Play iSOSl 3,43 Spring Play 3,43 Technical Assistant iFall Playl 4g Drama Club 3,4, president 43 HERO 43 IMC Club 2,33 Thespians 43 Counseling Aid. Teresa Cramer CWT 3,4. Melinda Creasy Class Vice president 23 Secretary 43 Representative 2,3,4g Choir 2,3,43 Madrigals 33 Rifles 2,3,43 Rifle Captain 43 AFS 2,3,43 Mu Alpha Theta 3,43 National Honor Society 3,4, secretary 4. Cramming pays off for Lambert 1 160 Seniors Even though many teachers ar parents criticize cramming for a test, paid off for Alan Lambert Q12l. Lambert, a semi-finalist in the N tional Merit Scholarship Qualifyir Test KPSATXNMSQTJ, studied tv hours a night for a week prior to ta ing the test and said he thought it wa why he scored so high. Out of the 1,000,000 juniors taki the test nationwide, only 15, students qualified as semi-finalis This means Lambert ranked in the t half of one percent of the graduati seniors scholastically. Lambert, the only semi-finalist fro NCHS, said he received dozens of I ters from colleges asking him to co there due to his high PSAT sco Despite this Lambert said he would leave Normal and would go to I and major in computer science. - Eric Ho Tim Zi Eric Hoss 1121 and Alan Lambert 1121 stu in Latin II class. Lambert made semi-finali in the National Merit Qualifying Te CPSATXNMSQTD. Joseph Crites Debate 4, Kriegspielers 2,3,4. Terri Cunningham Home Ec. Club 4, Powder Puff 4. Tammy Dahlquist Pam Damewood Swimming 2, Powder Puff 3,43 Youth in Government 4. Julie Deavers Laurie Denny Alan Denzer Amy Detweiler National Honor Society 3,4. Chad Dierking Janice Donovan Board Member 2, Student Council Represen- tative 2, Choir 2, nReverie" 4, Trackettes 2,3,4. Beth Dotzert FFA 2,3,4, Powder Puff 4. Anne Doud Swimming 2, Pom PonfFlags 2,3,4, Sweetheart Court 2, Speech Team 3,4, French Club 2, Mat-Aids 3,4, Mu Alpha Theta 3,4, treasurer, N-Club 2,3,4, National Honor Society 3,4, treasurer. Deborah Duncan Donald Dunham Pamela Duty Pep Club 2, Powder Puff 3,4. Beth Eades Robert Eagle Amy Edge Class Officer 3,4, president, Student Council Representative 2,3,4, Orchestra 3,4, Rifles 2,3,4, Homecoming Queen 4, Prom Court 3, Mu Alpha Theta 3, National Honor Society 3,4, Social Science Club 4, Trackettes 3. Wendy Edwards Eric Ekstam Tim Ekstam Jeffery Emmert Football 2,3,4, FFA 2,3,4, N-Club 3,4. Shannon Erb French Club 2,3, president, Pep Club 2. Darren Ethington Semors 161 Cheerleading 2, Pom PonfFlags 4, AFS 2, ,- QQ is Tom Ewen Julie Feeny Spanish Club SecretaryfTreasurer 25 AVC Cosmetology 3,4. Eric Felth Debate 2,45 Art Club 45 Mu Alpha Theta 45 National Forensic League 2,3,4. Russell Ferguson Golf 2,3,45 Golf Captain 4. Sharon Fillipponi Chorale 2,3545 Swing Choir 2,3545 Pom PonfFlags 2,45 Captain Pom PonfFlags 45 Speech Team 2,35 IMEA Contest District Festival 3,45 All State Honor Choir 3,45 PTA Reflection Contest Award 3. Amy Fleetwood Choir 2,3,45 Madrigals 45 Choir Treasurer 45 Homecoming Court 45 Fall Play 25 Winter Play 2,35 "Reverie" 3,45 AFS 3,45 Drama Club 2,35 Thespians 3,45 AFS Secretary 4. Angie Forman Beth Fowler Choir 2,35 CWT 3,45 Home Ec Club 2. Rodney Frank Don Franzen Howard Fry Intramurals 253,45 Intramurals Captain 45 "lnkspot" 3,45 Spanish Club 2,45 Spanish Club President 45 Road Runners 2,3,4. Crystal Fulfer Choir 2,35 Art Club 2,35 Tomorrow's Secretaries 4. Amy Fulk AFS 35 Tomorrow's Secretaries 4. Donald Gamble Todd Gardner Wrestling 2,45 Tennis 2,35 Spanish Club 2. Andrew Garrison 162 Seniors Watch out Rocky III, Norr Community has a three punch of own-seniors John Loebach, R Merritt and Bill Northcutt. These gl were boxing during their weeker and during any spare time they h before or after school. Loebach said he began boxi because he wanted something to c besides he enjoyed the sport. 1 began during his freshman year a has gone on to win Sectionals witl' record of 51-5. He has also compel In hopes of someday boxing in a major tc nament is Bill Northcutt 1121, one of ' three NCHS boxers who have gotten star' while in high school. , it I HS has possible con enders the Silver Gloves for students 16 1 under in the 125 pound weight ss. goebach used to train at Western enue Community Center with 12 ner area boxers until it burned down t January. He now trains in his 'ne with Keith Clifford seven days a ek. In training he runs seven miles a ht, jumps rope and uses both the avy and speed punching bags. Slluch like Loebach, Merritt trains in ebach's home with Clifford seven s a week and goes through the e routine. He began during his ohomore year and has a record of -7 in the 132 pound weight class. . 4 4. I Q if .s rf 4 9 ig Two years ago Loebach and Chris Anderson 4121 got Northcutt started in boxing. He is in the 156 junior mid- dleweight class and the 147 Welter- weight class. While his mother dis- approved of -him boxing, his dad en- couraged him to do his best. Although he had not been in a match against an opponent, he would like to be in a ma- jor tournament someday. - Dennis Curtis Bob Page Part of John Loebach's U21 training for box- ing includes weight lifting. Loebach also has received a record of 51-5 in the Sectionals and competed in the Silver Gloves. Jeff Gartin Wrestling manager 233,43 Photography Club 2,4. Robert Gehrenbeck Choir 233,43 Madrigals 3,43 Fall Play 33 Winter Play 23 German Club 33 National Honor Society 3,41 Computer Club 2g Latin . Club 2,4. Janet Gilmore Road Runners treasurer 4. x Dean Goben C Michele Goers Trackettes 4. Chris Graf FFA 2,3,43 Pep Club 2. Paul Graf Wendy Gramley Band 233,43 AFS 2. Lisa A. Gray John C. Gregory Jodi E. Gudeman 33 AVC 4. Cynthia A. Guthoff Spanish Club 4. - Heather Marie Haerr National Honor Society 3,4. Kim S. Hagar Teri G. Hanson it Sean T. Harbison I .f 1... ' 1' FFA 233,43 ARO 43 Wood Club 233. Mu Alpha Theta 3,43 Pom PonfFlags 3,43 Na- tional Honor Society 3,43 Spanish Club 2,43 Swimming Manager 3,43 Band 2,3,43 Pep Swimming 4, Manager 43 Photography Club Track 23 Powder Puff 3,43 Drama Club 23 Mu Alpha Theta 33 National Honor Society 3,43 Seniors - 163 Gale Hari Mu Alpha Theta 3,45 Road Runners 2. Todd Harrison Basketball 2,3,45 Baseball 2,3,4. James Hayek Representative 25 Choir 2,35 Speech Team 25 Ulnkspotn Ad Manager 45 Art Club 45 French Club 3,4. Krista Hedstrom Softball 45 Fall Play Make-up Coordinator 35 Winter Play 2545 Drama Club 2,35 Mat-Aids 45 Spanish Club 25 AVC 4. Heidi Heitz Homecoming Court 45 AFS 3. Beth Henrichs Senior Class Board 45 Student Council Representative 45 Choir 2,3,45 Madrigals 2,3,45 Band 2,3,45 Pep Band 2,3,45 Rifles 3,45 Sweetheart Court 25 Speech Team 2,3,45 Group Interpretation 25 National Honor Socie- ty 4. Eric Hill William Hinshaw Roger Hoeft Baseball 25 Intramurals 35 FFA reporter 2,3,45 Mu Alpha Theta 3,45 National Honor Society 3,4. Rosemarie Hoffstot ARO 4. John Holliger FFA 2,3,4. Stephen Holsinger Choir 2,3,45 Swing Choir 2,3,45 Madrigals 3,45 Jazz Band 45 All-State Honors Choir 3,4. Ron Hornsby Football 2,3545 Intramurals 2,3,45 Building Trades 4. Rob Hospelhorn Intamurals 35 FFA Secretary 2,3,45 ARO. Eric Hoss Band 3,45 Pep Band 3,45 "Reverie" People Editor 45 Latin Club 3,45 Der Kriegspielers 354, Senior Representative 3, Secretariat 4. Paul Huggett Baseball 25 "Reverie" 4. Edwin Hughes Brett Hutson Wrestling 2,3,45 DO 4. Barry lngold Student Council Representative 3,45 Illinois State Scholar 45 NCTE English Nominee 45 Tests in Engineering Aptitude Math and Science competitor 45 "Inkspot', Editorial Editor 45 French Club 2,3,45 Mu Alpha Theta 3,45 National Honor Society 3,4. Jeffrey Israel Choir 45 Swing Choir 45 Band 2,3,45 Jazz Band 2,45 Pep Band 2,3,4. Carrie Johnson Swimming 25 Class Vice President 45 Student Council Representative 2,3,45 "Inkspot" 4, Mat-Aids 45 Social Science Club Vice Presi- dent 45 Trackettes 2,3,45 Youth in Govern- ment 4. Douglas Johnson Intramurals 3,45 Feature Artist 2,3,45 Fall Play 35 Speech Team 2,35 Art Club 2,3,45 Drama Club 3, Ulnkspotl' Art Editor 4. Marcy Johnson DE 4. Tracy Judd 164 Seniors -r .- -ov' . M' 3 tw '-sax sv, I X WM? fi""w John Kaiser IMC Club 3, Kent Kaisershot Doug Kath Julie Keehma Joseph Kephart Intramurals 3,43 Photography Club 4. Penny Kerz Carol Kidder Erick Klemme Football 2,33 Wrestling 2,3,43 Wood Club President 4. Senior works behind the scenes "He will be missed for his depen- dability and hard-working attitude," said Head Librarian Edith McCown when talking about Bill Steinkraus C121 graduating. For instance, in his spare time Steinkraus was an AV monitor for the library. He also was a member of the IMC Club. In addition, he was a member of the Concert Band. Steinkraus' favorite hobby was model trains. In Metals Class he work- ed on a model train that was 30 inches In Metals class Steinkraus is cutting metal down to size for one of his model trains. In addition, he works in the IMC, as well as plays in the band. 42 il? Miz? long and six inches high. He said it would cost between S30-S50 to build. He was also involved in three clubs that deal with trains. One of these is the Central Illinois Railroad Club. Members work on the engine of train 639 located at Miller Park. Steinkraus was the Board of Direc- tor for the IVRA flllinois Valley Railroad Associationl The object of this club is to go "rail fanning," chas- ing trains to take pictures. The third club Steinkraus was in- volved in was the Central Illinois Modeling Club. Club members build replicas of trains and display them. He was elected asistant editor and pro- gram director for the club. - Becky Bayles Kristi Lutz Nancy Kletz AVC 3,4. Scott Kletz Football 2,3,43 N-Club 3,4. Berny Kniery Choir 43 Madrigals 43 Band 2,3,4Q Pep Band 2,3,43 IMEA Choir 43 Spanish Club 2,3. Gary Knight Building Trades 33 FFA 43 ARO 3,4. Andrew Knuppel Tracy Koerner Swimming 43 "Reverie" 4. Amy Kohler Debate 23 "Reverie" 4. Kraig Komnick Basketball 23 Baseball 2,3,4Q Intramurals 3,43 Prom Court 3g "lnkspot" 43 Mu Alpha Theta 43 N-Club 43 Powderpuff Cheerleader 3,4. Seniors 165 Mike Komons Denise Kraft Basketball manager, girls' varsity, 2,33 Soft- ball manager 2,3g Secretary 4, Pom PonfFlags 4, Sweetheart Court 2, N-Club 45 Social Science Club 4, presidentg Cheerleading 2,35 Youth in Government 3,4. John Kroppman Jeff Krueger Matt Kupferschmid Alan Lambert Band 2,3,4g Pep Band 2,3,4g National Merit Semi-finalist, Debate 25 Computer Club 2,3,4g Kriegspielers 4, treasurer, Latin Club 3,4. Rodney Lancaster Theresa Lancaster Larry Landrus Kenneth Lauritson Jill Lawler Choir 45 Orchestra 2,3,4, Girls' Ensemble 4, IMEA 3,43 All-State 3,43 Winter Play 2, Speech Team 3,4, AFS 3,4, treasurer 4g Drama Club 2, French Club 25 Mu Alpha Theta 3,43 National Honor Society 3,4. Kim Lawson 166 Seniors McNeil talks When Beth McNeil 1121 isn't invd ed in tennis, NHS, Road Runners, band, she can probably be found the Miller Park Zoo. Upon recommendation from M Mary McGinnis, president of the Mil Park Zoological Society, McIY received a summer job in the petti zoo, and she also worked as a cash in the winter. Mrs. McGinnis recommend McNeil saying, "She seemed v+ suitable for the position and had hi interest in becoming a veterinaria Beth also was very intelligent ana good worker. We fthe Zoologi Societyi are very happy with her. S is one of the favorite employee Mrs. McGinnis emphasized. McNeil's eight-hour summer ' began with feeding the animals. the remainder of the day she overs the welfare of the animals, and supervised the junior zookeepers. also gave shots and medicine wld they were needed. In the summertime McNeil broug her work home with her. For the fi year of her job she brought home oi birds. During her second year, s brought home and cared for raccoo squirrels and a rabbit. Her job was r very dangerous, but she was bitter couple of times and kicked by donkey. "When you have them fanim over a long period of time, you get attached to them. But when it i short time, it just seems like a joll she explained. McNeil first found out that she vi. interested in animals when she wo- ed at a veterinarian's office Missouri. McNeil planned to pursue a care involving animals. There was possibility that she might go on to a veterinarian, but it was more lik that she would go into small anirf disease research, she said. "1 am more interested in what I doing now than I would be in work in a place like McDonald's. lt is als better experience for later on in lif she concluded. - Michelle Churc Michele Evans While working at the zoo and competing for Homecoming Queen, Beth McNeil l12I also finds time for work on the Senior Class float with Cindy Guttoff l12l and Pam Damewood l12l. Beth McNeill121 and Jeff Showalterl1Ol dance together during the Homecoming dance. ln her spare time McNeil works at the Miller Park Zoo. Jeana Leach Beth Leininger AFS 3,45 French Club 2,35 Mu Alpha Theta 3,45 National Honor Society 3,45 Road Run- ners Treasurer 2. Sheri Lettner Eric Lilley Intramurals 3,45 Art Club 2,3,45 DO 45 DE 3. Martin Litwiller Intramurals 354. Donald Lloyd Intramurals 2,3,45 FFA 2,3,4. Dennis Lockhart Track 2,4, Intramurals 35 Prom king 35 Sweetheart Court 2. Leroy Loepp Orchestra 2,3,4. Rhys Lovell Choir 45 Swing Choir 45 Band 2,3,45 Or- chestra 2,3,45 Jazz Band 2,3,45 Pep Band 2,3545 Fall Play 2,3,45 Winter Play 2,3,45 Spr- ing Play 2,3,45 Speech Team 2,3,45 Drama Club 2,3,45 Thespians 354. Kelly Loving Cheerleading 2,3,45 Captain 45 Tomorrow's Secretaries President 4. Carrie Loy Rifles 45 SOS 3,45 Debate 35 French Club 25 Mu Alpha Theta 3545 National Honor Society 45 Photography Club 3545 Computer Club Secretary 35 Treasurer 4. Donna Luallen Basketball 2,35 Intramurals 25 Choir 2,35 Band 25 Trackettes 2,3,4. Larry Malcolm Football 2,3,45 Swimming 25 Class Board Member 2. Monica Mapel Basketball 253,45 Captain 35 Softball 2,3,45 In- tramurals 2,3,45 Powder Puff Football 3,4. Larry Martin ARO 4. Pam Martoglio Band 2,3545 Jazz Band 2,3,45 Pep Band 253,45 SolofEnsemble Contest 2,3,45 Fall Play 2,45 SOS 2,35 Spring Play 25 Speech Team 2,3,45 AFS 35 Drama Club 2,35 Mu Alpha Theta 3,45 National Honor Society 3,45 Powder Puff Football 354. Seniors 167 Cindy Mattson Band 2,3,43 Pep Band 2,3,4, 'iReveriel' 3,4, sophomore editor 3. Mark E. McCall Perry McNamee Photography Club 2. Mary Elizabeth McNeil Tennis 4, manager 43 Band 2,3,43 Pep Band 3,43 Color guard 2,3,43 Powder Puff 3,43 Homecoming Court 43 Winter Play 33 National Honor Society 3,43 Road Runners 3,4, Mike McNiff Scot Meece Basketball 2,3,43 Football 23 Baseball 2,3,4, captain 23 Hlnkspotl' 43 N'Club 43 Powder Puff Cheerleader 3,4. Kay Meginnes Kelly Meier Neal Menssen Dave Merritt Wrestling 23 Intramurals 43 Building Trades 3,4 Michael Merritt Board Member 33 Student Council Represen- tative 3, Vice President 43 Choir 2,3,43 Swing Choir 2,3,43 Madrigals 33 All-State Honors Chorus 3,43 Fall Play 2,3,43 Winter Play 2,3,43 Spring Play 2,3,4Q Speech Team 2,3,43 "Inkspot" 3,43 Drama Club 2,3,4, president 33 Social Science Club 43 Thespians 3,4, Treasurer-Secretary 4. Richard Merritt Brian Metz Basketball 2,3,43 Baseball 2,3,43 Golf 43 Prom Court 33 Boys' State 33 Mu Alpha Theta 43 N- Club 3,4, National Honor Society 3,43 Powder puff Cheerleader 3,4, Kelly Miller Matt Miller Penny Miller Band 2,3,43 Pep Band 2,3,4. Roni Miller Intramurals 4, statistician3 Varsity bat girlfstatistician 43 Transfer from Kansas City, Kansas 3. Lois Mills IMC Club 3,4, president 4. Todd Mitchell Michelle Mitchell Rob Mitchell Football 2,3,43 Intramurals 2,3,4, Building Trades 4. Andrea Moonsammy Debate 43 AFS 3,43 French Club 3,43 Social Science Club 43 Trackettes 4. Kathy Moore Home Ec. Club 2,33 IMC Club 4. Mindy Moore 168 Seniors 3' fr' ,,. 'am . K Fit. ix 'ff' N iii? Nm ,-...Q PQ gf., . . Nt ,fb ww , A X if . ,K .3 gli lr f 1 sf ,, N, 3 Q. ' S rt 1 '-gg 3 X, ' 245.5-fa a student parking lot is filled trucks, jeeps, Camaros, and a hearse? Malcolm I12l bought the in June, when it was advertised 'the Penny Saver for 5300. Malcolm ned the money from his part-time at Econ-O-Wash. His mother thought he was crazy ' buying the hearse, but his father dn't really mind. However, neither his parents will drive the hearse. Most peoples' reactions concerning hearse is that it is pretty morbid, lcolm said, but his friends think it is un car to have a good time in. The hearse does not seem to 557' bother Malcolm, but there are some bad points. For one thing, the hearse needs a lot of gas, and it is sometimes difficult to drive and park. Malcolm has received many prank phone calls, but the funniest ex- perience, according to him, was on the night he purchased the hearse. He was driving through downtown Normal and saw a lady lying on the sidewalk. Her head was bleeding so he stopped to see if he could help. The onlookers asked if he would drive her to the hospital, but he refused. He didn't want to get blood in his hearse. - Jana Nowers Wendy Rees rw' ag, Stacy Moore Kelly Morgan Powder Puff 43 Band 2,33 "Inkspot" 3,4, editorial editor 3, associate editor 43 French Club 3,43 Mu Alpha Theta 43 National Honor Society 4. Brenda Murrell Transfer from Octavia 33 Choir 3,4. Todd Nagy Football 2,33 Building Trades 4. Daniel Nester Bill Northcutt Football 23 Track 43 Intramurals 3,43 FFA 2,4. Dawn Novak IMC Club 2,3,4, Vice President 3,43 IMC Monitor 2,3,4. Jana Nowers Student Council Representative 3,43 Pep Club 23 Powder Puff 3,4, Michael Ogg Football 23 Wrestling 2,3,43 Orchestra 2,3,4. Mark Overfelt Band 3,43 Pep Band 3,43 Concert Band 3,4. Perry Owen Donna Oxier Band 2. Mary Oxier Robert Page Football 23 Baseball 2,43 i'Reverie" 43 IMC Club 2,3,4. Karen Parker Hope Parks Powder Puff 3,43 Class Board Member 43 Stu- dent Council Representative 4g Choir 43 Band 2,3,43 Pep Band 23 Rifles 3,43 'llnkspotu 3, News Editor, 43 Trackettes 33 Youth in Government 4. f ,, W 'V W-. f , , - Q ,K gl ,,f -5 r f I l Larry Mowlcolms hearse was one of the cars to tour Bloomington High Schoofs parking ,lot the morning of the Intercity football game. Seniors 169 M.-4 Rod Paxton Glenn Paynes Transfer student from Chicago, lL 33 Ina tramurals 3,4. Ann Pederson Band 2,3,43 Pep Band 2,3,43 SOS 23 AFS 23 Home Ec. Club 2,3,4. Mindy Penn Dawn Phares Doug Phares Shelly Plotner Student Council Representative 23 Band 2,3,43 Pep Band 233,43 Speech Team 2. Dawn Plue Softball 43 Powder Puff Football 3,43 Pom PonfFlags 3,43 "lnkspot" 43 Mat-Aids 4. Prewitt outstanding in ag ield Many people still regard agriculture as a field where males excell, but Col- een Prewitt i12l has shattered that stereotype. Prewitt was awarded the Johnathan Baldwin Turner QJBTJ Agricultural Merit Scholarship by the University Of Illinois College of Agriculture. The JBT scholarship consists of a 31,000 stipend and additional honors and recognition by the College of Agriculture. Prewitt will begin her first term in the fall of 1983. She must keep up a 4.6 grade point average in order to Tim Poll Judy Pollpeter Choir 23 Minstrels 2. Dave Poppen Wrestling 2,3,4, Orchestra 2,3,43 N-Club 33 National Honor Society 3,4. Dawn Poppen Orchestra 2,3. Michael Portman Cross Country 2,43 Track 2,43 Choir 2,33 Sw- ing Choir 23 N-Club 23 Spanish Club 2. Leslie Powell Band 2,33 Orchestra 2,33 Color Guard 2,33 Art Club 2,3343 Spanish Club 23 Photography Lab Aid 3,4. Menah Pratt Tennis 2,33 Girls, State Tennis 2,33 French Club 43 National Honor Society 4. Coleen Prewitt Student Council Representative 33 Band 2,33 Pep Band 2,33 FFA 2,3,4Q Mu Alpha Theta 3,43 National Honor Society 3,4. 170 Seniors continue to receive the scholarship money. She was the editor, reporter, and business manager of the "Section Spotlight," a paper which is sent to Future Farmers of America CFFAJ members and the different businesses which place advertisements in the paper. -Amy Kohler Sallie Able Coleen Prewitt 5121, an exceptional student in agriculture, gains support from Mr. Kent Meister, Agriculture Dept. head, in her ef- forts to excell in this field, Craig Queen Intramurals 3,43 'ilnkspotu Feature Editor 43 Spanish Club 3,4, President 33 Road Runners 3,4. Mike Raney Wendy Rees "Reverie', 43 AVC 4. Karen Reeser Band 2,3,43 Pep Band 2,3,43 Speech Team 2. Karla Reeves Fall Play 23 SOS 2,33 Drama Club 2,3,43 Thespians 4. Marvin Rexroat Virginia Rexroat Powder Puff Football 3. Monica Richards Joseph Ridenour Tammy Rippon AVC 3,4. Brady Roberts Track 2. Michelle Robinson Track 23Volleyball 2,3,43 "Reverie" 4. Christa Rodely Transfer Student from Bloomington 33 Powder Puff Football 3,43 Choir 3g HERO 4. Jackie Rodely Craig Roesch Talent Show 33 Wood Club 2,3. Deborah Rohrschneider Tennis 2,3,43 Mu Alpha Theta 3,43 National Honor Society 3,4. Scott Ruppert Sarah Sandell Peggy Saylor John Sayre Cross Country 23 Track 2,3,43 Powder Puff Cheerleader 3,43 Social Science Club 4. Juley Schaeffer Trackettes 2,33 Powder Puff Football 3,4. Stephanie Scharf Seniors 171 Bruce Schenkel Beth Schieber Track 2,3,4, MVP 2,3, Cheerleading 2, Stu- dent Council Representative 4, Pom PonfFlags 3,4, Captain, Prom Court 3, Mu Alpha Theta 3,4, National Honor Society 3,4, Social Science Club 4, Trackette 3. Kara Schlueter Tennis 2,3,4, Student Council Representative 2,3,4, Band 2,3,4, Orchestra 2,3,4, Jazz Band 3,43 Pep Band 2,3,4, Brass Choir 3,4, Mu Alpha Theta 3,4, President, National Honor Society 3,4, Photography Club 2,3,4, Spanish Club 4, Road Runners Club 3. Mike Schneider Danny Schrand Dennis Schrand Mark Schroeder Football 2,3,4, Basketball 2, Track 2,3,4, ln- tramurals 2,3,4, N-Club 2,3,4. Teresa Scott Barbara Sexton Intramurals 2,4, Student Council Represen- tative 4, Tomorrow's Secretaries 3, Tracket- tes 3,4, Pep Club 2, Varsity Bat Girl 4. Gregg Shaffer Intramurals 2,4, "lnkspot" 4, Editorial Editor, Mu Alpha Theta 3,4, National Honor Society 4, Spanish Club 2,3,4, Road Runners Club 3,4. Eric Shangraw Football 2, Tennis 4, Intramurals 3,4, Cheerleading 3,4, Powder Puff, Student Council Representative 4, Band 2,3,4, Jazz Band 4, Pep Band 2,3,4, Prom Court 3, Sweetheart Court 2, Youth in Government 4. Karen Shanks Volleyball 2,3,4, N-Club 4. Gail Shannabarger Student Council Representative 2,3, Treasurer 4, Mu Alpha Theta 4, Trackettes 2,3. Robert Shaver Swimming 2,3,4, Captain, l'Reverie" 4, Latin Club 3. Michael Shepherd Adam Sherrick Kelly Smith Home Economics Club 4, Treasurer, National Honor Society 4, Tomorrow's Secretaries 4. Luann Smith Mat-Aids 4. Mike Snelling "Reverie" 4, Wrestling 2,3,4, Manager 3, ln- tramurals 2,3. Rosita Snyder Darin Spaniol Football 2,3,4, Captain, Baseball 2,3,4, ln- tramurals 2,3,4, N-Club 3,4. Angela Sparks Mary Spelios Student Council Representative 2,3,4, Trackettes 2. Michael Spiecker 172 Seniors .K-"" L5- 3 -r li I hockey, Miller I . 5 , O Since third grade Matt Miller 1121 s been building his skills enabling 1 to be active in sports ranging m hockey to football. Miller has been playing hockey for e years. His father was the big ce that moved him toward hockey. .ler's father has been playing ckey many years himself. Miller tyed for the Badgers, at Four asons ice rink, until it closed three ars ago. After Four Seasons closed, the dgers moved to Peoria. However, ving to Peoria twice a week for but Miller has never been seriously hurt. Miller is so involved with hockey that he recently was certified by the state of Illinois as a hockey referee, available to work for any team. Miller also is very involved in foot- ball. He has played football for four years. He started in ninth grade as a guard, and in high school moved his position to center. His senior year was Miller's first year as defensive linebacker, as well as center. After graduation, Matt would like ctice and on the weekends for . es interfered with his social life. he driving was just too much, so to attend a small college so that he might have a better chance at playing football. 1 not playing this year until the atium opens," Miller said. o one Miller's age in the omington-Normal area is playing ckey anymore. So he was planning play on the NCHS teacher's team, there was one, or on ISU ramurals. - Jayne Welcom Kim Wilson Matt Miller U22 played ice hockey for the Badgers at Four Seasons ice rink until it clos- ed three years ago. He was also certified by ,Hockey is known as a rough sport, EM mi the State of Illinois as a hockey referee. . Q- sw. Fu 4.-s tins MW, .M Lori Sprague Cheerleading 23 Representative 43 Pom PonfFlag 3,43 Homecoming Court 43 Prom Queen 33 'iInkspot" 43 Mat-Aids 33 Social Science Club 43 Tomorrow's Secretaries Vice President 33 Trackettes 3,43 Youth in Govern- ment 33 Pep Club 2. Dennis Springer Wrestling 2,3,43 CWT 3,4. Michael Stauffer Jennifer Steinburg Band 2,33 Pep Band 2,33 Debate 23 French Club 23 Mu Alpha Theta 3. Ann Steinkraus Choir 2,3,43 Swing Choir 3,43 Orchestra 23 Girls' Ensemble 23 Winter Play 3,43 Spring Play 33 Speech Team 2,3,43 Group Inter- pretation 23 Drama Club SecretaryfTreasurer 3,4. Bill Steinkraus Band 43 IMC Club 43 AV Monitor 2,3,4. Jason Stelzel Winter Play 43 Speech Team 23 "Reverie" 33 ghgmtfgraphy Club 2,3,43 Computer Club Debbie Stout James Stutzman Tennis 23 Intramurals 23 President 23 Representative 23 Band 2,3,4, President 43 Jazz Band 3,43 Pep Band 2,3,43 Speech Team 43 National Honor Society President 3,4, Anne Sutton Pep Band 23 DF. 4. Jeanette Sutton Basketball 2,33 Volleyball 23 Intramurals 2,3,43 Mu Alpha Theta 3,43 N-Club Treasurer 3,43 National Honor Society 3,43 Computer Club 4. Glen Swanson Swimming Manager 33 Band Photographer 2,3,43 "Inkspot" 43 Mu Alpha Theta 3,43 Photography Club 2,3,43 Computer Club 2,33 Seniors 173 Tamm Sweene Y V Swimming 2,3,4, captain3 Intramurals 3,4, statistician3 Student Council Representative 4 Pom PonfFlags 43 Homecoming Court 43 Social Science Club 43 Varsity Bat Girl 3,4 statistician3 Pep Club 2. Sandra Thein "Reverie" 334, editor 43 AVC 4. Teri Theis Janet Thomas Amy Todd Jamie Todd Barbara Trower Band 2,3,43 Pep Band 2,3,4. Heather Twedell Swimming 2,3g Choir 2,3,4Q Girls' Ensemble 2,3,4, Trackettes 2,3,4. Edward Ulbrich Football 23 Track 2,3,43 Powder Puff Cheerleader 3,43 Student Council Represen- tative 43 Social Science Club 4. Keith Ummel Basketball 23 Track 23 DO 43 FFA 2,3. Mary Ummel Neal Uphoff Choir 2,3,43 Band 2,3,4, Pep Band 2,3,4. Randall Van Hook DE 4. Christine Van Valey Tennis 2,3,43 Student Council Representative 43 Winter Play 33 Trackettes 43 Powder Puff 3. Mark Vance Football 23 Track 2. Brad Vanderpool 174 Seniors v 9 I-ff"- Last summer was a special one for Jennifer Coker 1121. She spent two months in Norway on the Youth for Understanding Program. According to Coker, she stayed with the Ole Lier family in their home in Oslo, the nation's capitol. While she was there, Coker went to Fredericsted where the Lier family owned a cabin. Coker said the best part about Nor- way was the people. "They accepted you for the way you were, and they Traveling to Norway or anywhere abroad is a trip many never get to take, but Jennifer Coker l12l is one of the few who have. She spent the summer of '82 in Norway. were very kind and polite," explained. "The only problem was the 4 munication barrier," she contin "Sometimes we couldn't unders each other, but that didn't hat very often." Coker said she has been saving her money and plans to visit Nor again, but said it would probably her about five years to save enough money to go. Coker was the only student in area to go on the trip, but accor to her, there were a few other from Illinois who went with her. - Angie Mc M 322:52 Peggy VanHook Volleyball 2,3,43 Trackettes 3,4. Cindi Vogel Rob Vollmer DE 4. f Dave VonHolten Wrestling 2,3,4. Mark Voss Swimming 23 Track 23 Class Board Member 33 Student Council President 43 Student Council Representative 33 Prom Court 33 French Club 23 Mu Alpha Theta 3,43 National Honor Socie- ty 3,43 Social Science Club 4. Lynn Wager Band 2,3,43 Orchestra 43 Pep Band 2,3,43 Drum Major 233,43 Fall Play 23 SOS 2,33 Speech Team 23 Drama Club 2,33 Mu Alpha Theta 3,43 National Honor Society 3,43 Com- puter Club 3,43 Powder Puff Footall 3,4. Jeff Wagner Jeff Walden Golf 2,3. Chuck Walker Matthew Walker Wrestling 2,3,4Q Photography Club 43 Com- puter Club 2,3,4, President 3. Gregory Walkington Intramurals 2,33 Student Council Represen- tative 2,33 Choir 2,33 Speech Team 2,33 IMC Club 3. Loren Wall Swimming 2,33 Band 2,3,43 Jazz Band 43 Pep Band 3,4. Jeff Waller James Warren Jeff Washburn Amy Webb When Jennifer Coker U22 visited Norway the summer of her junior year, she stayed with Liv Eva Lierls family, who showed her many sights, including the Oppsal Center. Seniors - 175 rt takes many forms for 'talented seniors' Art is in the eye of the beholder. For example, some think it takes on the form of graphic designs, while for others it means interior decorating. Kristy Childers 1121 has been work- ing on art since her freshman year. She is also involved in interior design. "The color schemes that I learned in art help a lot in interior design," she said. Childers plans to use her art and in- terior design skills in her career. She's planning to become an architect. In addition, she has won many 4-H awards for her artwork at the McLean County Fair. Another NCHS artist, Eric Hill l12l, is involved in pottery'sculpturing. "I plan to go to Murphy College in Ken- tucky and make pottery my profes- sion," he explained. Hill combines artwork with his pot- tery for decorative reasons. His goal is to own his own pottery shop and to make a living out of being a professional potter. Another senior interested in art is Doug Johnson, who is also interested in woods. Johnson has been involved with art all of his life. His grandmother is an ar- tist and she has inspired him a great deal, he said. He has taken art all through school, but his grandmother has been tutoring him since he was small. The kinds of art Johnson said he likes best are graphics and paintings. In woods he doesn't have a favorite craft, he just likes general woodwork- ing, he said. Awards he has won include a first place in the High School Graphics at the McLean County Art Show. He has also been feature artist twice, an award given by the NCHS Art Dept. to the most productive art student. He hopes to be an illustrator when he gets out of school. Johnson has been interested in woods for a few years, influenced by his father who is very interested and has quite a lot of equipmnet. Another standout in woods is Rob Planning to go to Murphy College in Ken- tucky is Eric Hill l12J. He wants to make pot- tery his profession, and his goal is to own his own pottery shop. 176 Seniors Mitchell l12l, who has worked on woods for three years. He felt the best craft that he has made so far was a pie safe. Mike Stauffer C121 stated, "Rob is very well oriented. He understands operations and gets things done." Mitchell plans to continue working with wood as a hobby. Mitchell is also into sculpturing with pottery. "I enjoy working with pottery a lot," stated Mitchell. In addition to Johnson and Mitchell, Mike Stauffer l12J has been interested in wood crafts ever since he was three Kristy Childers f12l is involved with art and interior design. She says the color schemes learned in art help a great deal in interior design. years old. His father is a carpeni and has been working with him l quite some time. I Stauffer has made a headboard l a waterbed and was working on hope chest, which he felt was the be craft he will have made. "Mike is leader and he gets things done stated Mr. Bloom, woods instructor. - Gina Quiggins Krissy Strickler Because his grandmother is an artist, D Johnson ll2l has taken a special interesll artwork. He plans on someday being illustrator. E .,H -' D K ...- ' . Jayne Welcome Fall Play 25 Winter Play 25 MReverie" 45 Drama Club 2. Mike Wells Student Council Representative 45 Choir 2,3,45 Sw- ing Choir 3,45 Choir Vice President 45 Fall Play 2,3,45 Winter Play 2,3,45 Spring Play 2,3,45 Speech Team 2,3,45 Group Interpretation 2,3,45 Top Speaker 35 Speech Team Scribe 3,45 "Inkspot" 2,3,45 Editorial Editor 35 Editor-in-Chief 45 Drama Club 2,3,45 Vice President 35 Thespians 3,45 Presi- dent 4. Melvin Westermeyer Natalie White Bat Girl 2,3,45 Tennis 2,3,45 Board Member 45 Stu- dent Council Representative 3,45 Prom Court 35 Sweetheart Queen 25 Mu Alpha Theta 3,45 N-Club 3,45 National Honor Society 3,45 Social Science Club 4. Terri White Cheerleading 25 DE 45 Mat-Aids 45 N-Club 2. Alan Whitehead Dawn Whitmer Band 2,3,45 Pep Band 2,3,45 Debate 25 Drama Club 35 French Club 2. John Williams Track 25 Intramurals 45 Choir 25 Band 2,3,45 Jazz Band 45 Pep Band 2,3,4. Amy Wills Tomorrow's Secretaries 45 Trackettes 2,3,4. Mary Wilson Tim Winks Wrestling 2,3,4. Cathy Winn Student Council Representative 45 Pom Pon Flags 35 French Club 2,3,45 Social Science Club 4. Brett Witzig Terri Wolfenbarger Dan Wollenberg Andy Woodtli Basketball 2,3,45 N-Club 3,45 Spanish Club 25 Com- puter Club 25 Powderpuff Cheerleader 3,4. Cynthia Woodward Karlene Wooley Band 2,3,45 Orchestra 2,3,45 Jazz Band 3,45 Pep Band 2,3,45 IMEA5 Mat-Aids 3,45 Mu Alpha Theta 3,4, secretary5 National Honor Society 3,4, vice president5 Spanish Club 4. Jeffrey Wooten Band 2,3,45 Fall Play 25 Winter Play KSOSI 25 Spring play 35 Drama Club 2,3. Scott Wright Baseball 2,3,45 Intramurals 2,3,4. Mark Yoder Tennis 2,45 Band 2,3,45 Photography Club 45 Com- puter Club 2,4. Tim Zink Choir 35 Fall Play 35 Winter Play ISOSI 35 Speech Team 2,45 "Reverie" 45 Art Club 25 Drama Club 3,4. Jacqueline Zogg Choir 2,3,45 Girls' Ensemble 2,3,45 Spanish Club 25 Tomorrow's Secretaries 4, Jeffrey Zogg Baseball 2,3,45 Student Council Representative 2,35 Speech Team 25 Debate 35 'iInkspot" News Editor 3,45 Spanish Club 25 Road Runners 3. Seniors - 177 Artificial Heart Abbott, Jamie 28, 45, 67. 157 Able, Sallie 157 Abrams, Teresa 144 Adams, Sherrie 144 Alberts, Mary Jeanine 18, 42, 144 Alberts, Annette 51 Albrecht, Susan 157 Albright, Angela 157 Albright, Lori 72, 157, 179 Albright, Terri 88, 144 l'tlx6 l..L'LC:i6,2S. Q Q r s U Boyd, Jenny 158 Boyd, Mr. Joe 102, 124 Boyd, Lisa 133 Bozarth, Guy 45, 86, 159 Bradd, Mrs, E, 129 Bradford, Bill 159 Bradford, Joe 74 Bradford, Shellie 133 Bradley, Mrs. M. 129 Branscomb, Herbert 144 Braught, Bill 144, 155 Breeding, Lance 144 Christiansen, Kathi 159 Christmann, Mr. Gene 45, 102, 121 Chrudimsky, David 145 Churchey, Michelle 49, 145 Churchill, Brad 11, 22, 23, 27, 77, 81, Clark, Keith 151 Clarkson, Tonya 133 Clausen, Kelli 52, 133 Claycomb, George 145 Claycomb, Tammy 133 Cleary, Laura 14, 51, 145 Clemens, Jon 94, 95, 145 Alexander, Brett 157 Allbright, Thomas 157 Allers, Amy 104, 157 Allison, Dawn 144 Anderson, Chris 45, 51, 102, 157 Anderson, Michele 144 Anderson, Rob 144 Andes. David 144 Andrew, Jerri 144 Andrew, Mike 11, 27, 144 Andris, Paul 45, 144 Appel, Jeff 144 Arrowsn-uth, Lori 30, 144 Ashley, Lisa 18, 144 Atchison, Peggy 3, 87, 105, 157 Auer, Bruce 66, 67, 69, 144 Augsburger, Mat! 74 Augspurger, Dee 157 Augspurger, Eric 15, 144 "Bye, Bye Birdie"l Baar, Ben 144 Brennan, Mike 2, 144 Breuer, David 144 Breuer, Gary 24, 133 Brewer, Mrs. Marlene 123 Brickell, Amy 9, 22, 26, 81, 8 Briggs, Briggs, Mrs. Gail 38, 39, 128 Julie 9, 34, 159 Brittain, Larry 133 Brokaw, Scott 133 Bromley, Linda 131, 144 Brooks, Susie 38, 75, 79, 159 Brooks, Tom 144 Brooks, Weldon 159 Brown, Brenda 2, 144 Brown, Chris 133 Brown, Cory 29, 45, 69, 144 Brown, Pete 70, 95, 133 Brown, Sara 72 Brown, Shane 133 Brown, Stacey 159 Brown, William 93, 144 Bruch, Keith 9, 56, 74, 159 Brucker, Barry 133 2,133 Babbitt, Susan 40, 157 Bacon, Eric 46,55 Bacon, Leon 40, 45, 67, 158 Baker, Mr, Dave 121 Baker, Mrs Helen 129 Baker, Mr. James 46,127 Baker Baker , Steve 5, 26, 56, 144,183 ,Terry 37, 158 Bandeko, Bryan 74 Banks, Beth 144 Barling, Amy 158 Barnes, Kim 144 Basting, Kelly 144 Bates, Tom 158 Bawulski, Mr Tom 118 Bayles, Angela 18, 26, 95, 144 Bayles, Becky 158 Beatty, Matt 84, 144 Beauford, Laurie 158 Beck, John Paul 158 Becker, Doug 48, 158 Becker, Steve 59, 67, 144. 155 Beitz, Patty 100, 158 Bellows, Kevin 15, 158 Bentley, Debbie 158 Berglin, Sherri 158 Beringer, Charlene 27, 77, 158 Berry, Dean 144 Best, Dan 158 Bettis, Michele 41, 91, 158 Beverage, Doug 16, 158 Biava, Mindy 144 Billingsley, Teri 53 Birky, Mrs, Mary Lou 126 Black, Lynn 2, 158 Blaine, Doug 144 Blair, Michelle 62, 71, 158 Blair, Susan 62, 72 Blakley, Tina 158 Blakney, Amy 12 Blankenship, Eric 158 Bliss, Kim 29, 144 Bliss, Todd 46 Brucker, Gina 144 Brucker, Jennifer 133 Brummet, Mrs. K. 129 Bruning, Mark 64, 70, 133 Bruno, David 144 Bruno, Tom 55 Brunt, Jane 144 Brunt, Mike 37, 50, 140, 141, 159 Brunton, Cathie 159 Bryant, Mrs. Deanne 124 Buckles, Lisa 133 Bucklitzsch, Erik 46, 133 Buerkett, Becky 145 Bullard, Kathy 34, 159 Burcar, Angie 32, 133 Burger, Marty 145 Burkhart, Mike 15, 159 Burkhart, Tom 22, 26 Burmaster, Mrs. Patty 127, 130 Burnett, Mrs. Ann 121 Burnett, Anthony 133 Burnett, Lisa 159 Burns, Jeff 133 Burns, Penny 133 Burns, Tom 70, 133 Burton, Cindy 159 Burton, Lori 63, 133 Bush, Mrs. Margo 114 Busick, Lyle 133 Butler, Karen 159 Butterfield, Mark 133 Byrd, Temmi 159 Cole and Cra Caldwell, Julie 51 Calvert, Bill 145 Campbell, Chad 46, 74, 133 Carmack, Vernon 133 Carolan, Nancy 88, 89, 133 Carr, Mandy 145 Carter, Felicia 145 Carter, William 133 Casey, Becky 101, 145 btree Clements, Fred 145 Clemmons, Wendy 133 Cline, Daryl 145 Clodfelter, Gina 159 Coan, Stacy 71, 145, 147 Coatney, Ann 8, 10, 11, 26, Coble, Lorrie 37, 159 Coble, Paula 133 Cochran, Kelly 46, 74, 133 Cochran, Scott 159 Cody, Patricia 134 Coker, Jennifer 160, 175 Coker, Linda 134 Cole, Mr. Dan 128 Cole, Laura 71, 134 Collie, Rachel 89, 134 Conner, Sheila 154 Cook, Kris 88, 89, 134 Cook, Rebecca 27, 63, 1 Cook, Scott 160 Cook, Stephanie 145 Coon, Darrin 160 Cope, Linda 145, 184 30, 83, 159,183 Correll, Jeff 160 Cortelyou, Lisa 145 Corum, Brenda 160 Corum, Debbie 160 Cossick, Larry 160 Cottone, Mr. Ben 128 Coughlan, Chris 72, 73, 75, 125, 160 Covington, Tracy 160 Cox, Dorothy 82, 160 Cox, Mr. Ed 129 Coyle, Gina 145 Crabtree, Mr. Jerry 128 Craft, Gena 145 Craig, Betina 134 Craig, Mike 22, 134 Craig, Rodney 134 Cramer, Deric 60, 69, 145 Cramer, Doug 134 Cramer, Mrs. Joy 114 Cramer, Teresa 160 Crane, Richard 45, 74,76 Creasy, Melinda 78, 79, 157, 183 Cripe, Carrie 145 Crites, Joe 161 Crites, Mary 134 Crum, Tom 45, 145 Crump, Bryan 145 Crumpler, Miriam 134 Cueni, Karen 145 Cullen, Stephen Tim 134 Cunningham, Sara 26, 42, 94, 125, 145 Cunningham, Terri 6, 161 Curtis, Dennis 22, 26, 145 December Flood Daghe, Bret 64, 70, 104, 134 Dahlquist, Tammy 161 Dahmm, Shelly 145 Dalrymple, Amy 134 Daley, Mrs. Lee Ann 100, 114 Damewood, Pam 161, 167 Damewood, Rebecca 145 Daniels, Chris 145 Daniels, Mark 119 Darrough, Lisa 134 Davis, Mr. Howard 128 Davis, Peggy 51 Davis, Sally 82, 131, 144,145, 184 Dawson, Glen 134 Day, Lori 62, 71, 134 Davers, Chris 134 Deavers, Julie 41, 161 DeFrees, Mr. Neal 129 Degaramo, Paula 145 Delgado, Leslie 145, 152 Dennis, Doug 145 Denny, Laurie 161 Densmore, Lora 18, 100, 134, 179 Denzer, Alan 9, 69, 98, 161 Deputy, Mrs. Chris 51, 121 Detweiler, Amy 161 Devine, Cathy 134 Dickinson, Mrs. Marvis 114 Dierking, Chad 161 Dierking, Christine 89, 134 Dillener, Kevin 134 Ditchen, Randy 134 Dixon, Godwin 145 Dixson, Robin 134 Dixon, Scott 13, 25, 46, 47, 134 Donaldson, Mrs. Loretta 127 Block, Todd 46, 60,61,70, 112,133 Bloom, Mr. Dave 118, 119 Blume, Jana 72, 73, 75, 158, 182 Blunk, Julie 71, 133 Boggs, Gail 54, 83, 112, 133 Booziotis, Nancy 133 Boring, Brett 133 Bouck, Brian 158 Boughton, Mrs. Stella 129 Bourland, Robin 133 Bova, Cami 144 Bova, Lisa 24, 133 Bowald, Annette 133 Bowen, Janet 133 Bowlin, Todd 158 178 UNCHS People" Index Cashmer, Amy 159 Castleman, Mark 11, 145 Cattaneo, Miss Susan 114 Cavitt, Mike 41,159 Cermak, Craig 19, 16, 74, 145 Cermak, Mark 145 Chambers, Patty 145 Chestney, Chris 133 Chestney, Julie 159 Chiaro, Miss Berny 71, 121 Childers, Kristy 7, 159, 176 Christensen, Mrs. Carolyn 128 Christensen, Mark 145 Christianer, Jeff 144, 145 Howie Fry U21 and Karlene Wooley 1121 en- joy a sunny day at the Senior Picnic, which was held at Comlara Park, Lake Evergreen. 1ldson,Mrs, Margaret 127 ilson, Todd 55, 146 ivan, Jan 3, 14, 28, 109, 161 ett, Tim 134 meister, Vicki 146 ert, Beth 161 ert, Mr. Elmer 118 1, Anne 26,161 1, Tom 67, 134 , Mark 146 en, Shari 10, 146 Cen. Tammy 146 ier, Jodi 18, 94, 95, 134 ver, Shannon 134 c, Miss Ellie 52, 53, 72, 73, 121, 130 Aid, Angie 13, 134 iid, Rod 146 2, Dennis 64, 70, 134 :an, Debbie 161 iam, Dawn 146 1am, Donald 161 iam, Mr. Harold 128 ap, Brad 6, 45, 146, 155 1, Pam 161 vuri, Kumar 134 "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" zs, Beth 161 e, Rob 161 n, Carl 5, 50, 146 n, Mr. Jim 46 n, Phillip 50 'wein, Darrell 146 stein, Mindy 134 z, Amy 6, 8, 9, 91, 104, 161 ards, Dean 134 ards, Wendy 161 n, David 29, 60, 68, 69, 146, 155 n, Mrs. Myrna 126,127 ,Jackie 134, 183 , Todd 29, 146 am, Eric 161 am, Tim 161 sn, Aaron 46, 134 rry, Diane 134 iry, Kelly 146 iry, Mark 103, 134 iry, Robert 134 ert,Jelt44,45,161 rllert, Michele 72 e, Mrs. Diane 116 aldi, Terry 46, 70, 134 Shannon 161 l, Connie 146 iison, Gloria 134, 135 gton, Darren 161 gton, Kevin 146 s, Mr. George 128 s, Michele 146 'n, Tom 3, 37,45,74,162, 182 "Falcon Crest" el, Mary 146 y, Julie 162 , Patty 146 ke, Kim 135 h, Eric 83, 162, 146 uson, Lisa 83 Euson, Russ 48, 162 'ee, Mr. Richard 117 e, Roger 146 ipponi, Sharon 162 rr, Anna 135 1, Mr. Larry 121 ., Terry 46. 135 1, William 74, 135 ztwood, Amy 6, 162 cher, Brenda 63, 71, 135 cher, Brien 22, 27, 77 Cher, Lori 62, 63, 76, 146 ller, Carl 146 le, Darrin 146 y, John 146 ,y, Richard 64, 70, 135 ick, Dave 16 z, Rodger 146 Lisa 146 152 an Angie 123 an Terry 135 ee Mr Bill 129 yth Amy 135 ney Lisa 146 ler Beth 162 ler Brett 135 ler Mike 135 Jon 135 Francisco, Stephanie 135 Frank, Leanne 135 Frank, Rod 162 Frankeberger, Alan 55, 146 Franks, Jacqueline 135 Franzen, Don 162 Frazier, Mark 50, 135 Freeman, Doug 146 Freeman, Matt 74, 146 Freeman, Mr. Robert 124 Freymann, John 46, 70, 135 Fritsch, Mr. Ray 12, 113, 117 Fritz, Mr. Guy 126 Fritz, Kris 146 Froman, Bessie Ann 146 Froseth, Scott 145, 146, 184 Fry, Allen 48 Fry, Mrs. Anitra 79, 116 Fry, Howie 34, 84, 162, 178 Fry, Mary 135 Fulfer, Crystal 162 Fulk, Amy 14, 162 Funk, Connie 135 Funk, Todd 2, 45, 146 "Gandh Gaines, Debbie 135 Gainey, Kevin 146 Gale, Kristin 146 Gamble, Donnie 162 Gangler, Chris 135 Gangler, Mr. Clem 117 Gann, Vicki 135 Gardner, David 135 Gardner, Todd 162 Garee, Sue 146 Garrett, Clint 45, 146 Garrett, Penny 146 Garrison, Andy 162 Gartin, Jeff 163 Gehrenbeck, Mary 135 Gehrenbeck, Bob 163 Gelwicks, Jan 24, 51, 135 Geshiwlm, Mr. Charles 118, 119 Gibson, Bill 146 Gill, Sara 22, 135 Gilliam, Tammy 135 Gilmore, Janet 163 Glatz, Mary Beth 146 Glick, Jeff 48, 146 Glick, Krissy 51 Gober, Dean 38, 163 Goecke, Steve 147 Goers, Michele 79, 163 Goldstein, Jean 54, 147 Gore, Mrs. Bonnie 114 Gore, Mr. Don 117 Goss, Ellen 51, 147 Graf, Chris 98, 163 Graf, Paul 163 Gramley, Wendy 163 Gray, Lisa 163 Graybeal, John 107, 111, 147 Greeneberg, Jeff 135 Gregory, John 44, 45, 163 Greii, Jennifer 91, 147 Gremer, Jill 10, 22, 147 Gremer, Lori 62 Grieff, Penny 49, 63, 71, 135 Grizzle, David 135 Gross, Joe 147 Gross, Tom 135 Grove, Amy 22, 147 Grubb, Bill 147 Gudeman, Jodi 163 Gunderson, Krysta 109, 147 Guthoff, Cindy 163, 167 i77 Harold Washington elected Haerr, Heather 163 Haerr, Nelson 50, 135 Hagar, Kim 163 Hagar, Rod 135 Hailey, John 32 135 Halinski Karen 147 Hall Angela 120 135 Hall Becky 135 Hall Butch 147 Hall Ter117 25 147 Halsema Janie 28 135 Hammerschmidt James 29 45 69 147 Hammitt Chris5 93 94 147 l l Many HNCHS People" attended the Normal Relays despite the bad weather. Lori Albright 1121, Lora Densmore l10l, Scot Meece l12l, Rick Detlof lgraduatel and Brian Metz 1121 all came out to watch the YHCQS. Hanlland, David 147 Hankins, Tom 135 Hannel, Eric 46, 74, 135 Hanner, Bryan 135 Hanold, Cindy 136 Hanson,Ter1 163 Harbison, Sean 163 Hardesty, Chris 147 Hargis, Ted 147 Hari, Gale 164 Hari, Jim 136 Harpster, Lee Ann 147 Harris, Jennifer 136 Harrison, Todd 60, 69, 164 Hart, Mickey 147 Hauptman, Chris 147 Hawthorne, Mr, Jon 60, 121 Hayden, Mr. Jerry 116, 117 Hayden, Mr Tom 116 Hayek, Jim 69,102,164 Hayek, Mary 10, 147 Hayes, Todd 45, 147 Hayes, Shelly 136 Heck, Teri 136 Hedstrom, Krista 3. 164 Hertz, Heidi 6, 164 Held, Julie 18, 136 Henrichs, Beth 26, 34, 82, 83, 90, 157, 164 Henry, Buck 147 Hepner, Mrs, Marguerite 118 Herman, Della 136 Herman, Steve 147 Heyboer, Jill 147 Hickey, Matt 46, 136 Higdor, Rich 136 Higgins, Sherry 147 Higlum, Jeff 50 Hildreth Marsha 136 Hill Eric 164 176 Hill Larry 28 147 Hill Lorin 147 Hill Mark 136 Hinderliter Joe 147 Hinshaw Jol151 136 Hinshaw Bill36 60 164 MGH I' P Ei0PJIE1i"' Hish, Trent 74, 147 Hirst, Mrs, Betty 126, 127 Hodel, Ronda 111, 147 Hodge, Tony 147 Hoeferle, Kurt 46, 64, 65, 136 Hoeit, Scott 87, 98, 164 Holbauer, Bruce 60, 147 Hotfstot, Barbie 147 Hoffstot, Rosemarie 164 Hogan, Mike 45 Hogan, Tina 147 Holliger, John 164 Hollonbeck, Katherine 147 Holmes, Lisa 147 Holsinger, Steve 164 Hoover, Charlie 147 Hoover, Randy 147 Hoover, Tami 26, 89, 112, 147 Hornsby, Ron 45, 76, 164 Hornseth, Kim 10, 96, 148 Hospelhorn, Rob 164 Hospelhorn, Stefanie 21, 136, 142 Hoss, Eric 37, 135,160,164 Hoss, Mrs, Madeleine 126, 127 Houchin, Kevin 148 Houck, Greg 136 Houck, Marsha 148 Howard, Claude 125, 136 Howell, John 2, 148 Hoyt, Amy 136 Hoyt, Becky 95, 136 Huebner, Karen 148 Huggett, Paul 164 Hughes, Ed 164 Huizinga, Kurt 1, 13, 46, 64, 136 Hulett, Derek 136 Hung, Stephen 50, 136 Hutchison Rich 119 Hutson Brett 66 67 164 Interclty Accldents lchniowski Katherine 148 lngold Mrs Linda 39 123 128 lnmangray Mrs J 129 lsrael Jeff 77 93 102 125 164 HNCHS People" Index - 179 , 1 V Y ' V 'V . , 1 1 1 v u 2, We 45 55 135 Hallam,Dennis46,70,135 Hiltbn,Mendy147 Ing0ld,Barry38,78,79,110, 112 1 1 1 1 1 J 1 1 J F ' -J F' lsrael, Marianne 136 Israel, Michon 136 Journey Jackson, Kurt 148 Jackson. Ron 148 Jacobs. Mrs Debbie 83 James. Greg 136 James. Leslie 72. 89, 136 Janese, Mark 64.65.136 Jeaklns. Cathy 136 Jefferson, Dean 46, 70, 136 Jenkins. Mr John 128 Jepsen, Mr. Martin 127 Jlpp, Tandy 101, 136 Johansen, Rob 136 Johnson, Carrie 84. 164 Johnson, Doug 6,164,176 Johnson. Jenny 51 Johnson. Marcy 164 Johnson. Michael 148 Johnson. Robin 136 Johnson. Susie 148 McNeil, Ann 131, 150, 155 Moran Johnston, Tim 148 Jolley, Clair 136 Jones, Annette 99. 148 Jones, Brian 48, 102, 136 Jordan, Jeff 148 Jordan, Tom 148 Jordine, Lori Judd, Tracy 164 Judy, Miss Judy 126 Junghans, Brian 1, 46, 136 "Kilroy', Kable, Suzanne 136 Kaiser, Mr Hank 128 Kaiser. John 165 Kaisershot. Kenley 46, 70. 1,57 Kaisershot. Kent 13. 165 Kath, Doug 165 Kath. Julie 137 Kaufman, Tony 45. 148 Kvehma. Julie 165 Keeley. Mr Phil 126 Keith, Jennifer 137 Keith. Mark 148 Kelleher. Jack 18 Kellermann. Kevin 148 Kelley. Kevin 28.148 Kelley Margaret 148 Kellhals. Paul 74 Kelly. Mrs E 129 Kemp, Kathy 72.137142 Kemp,Tirn137 Kephart. Joe 164 Kern, Jason 46.137 Kernes, Mrs Pat 129 Kerz, Penny 24,164,165 Kesslnger. Rick 148 Kidder, Carol 3. 164, 165 Kidwell, Kami 148 Kiesewetter.Greg148 King, Becky 137 Kirk, Mrs Margaret 32, 113, 114 Kirk. Mr Robert 128 Kittrell, Bill 148 Klemme. Erick 67, 107,164,165 Kletz. Chad 46. 137 Kletz. Nancy 165 Kletz, Scott 45. 76. 165 Kline. Miss Nancy 118 Knell. Kim 148 Kniery, Berny 149, 165 Knlery. Mary 148 Kmght.Gary165 Knuppel, Andy 165 Knuth. Robert 137 Koehl, David 148 Koerner. Tracy 165 Koester, Linda 148 Kohler.Amy165 Komnick. Kraig 8. 68. 69. 165 Komons, Mike 74.166 Kraft. Denise 101, 104, 166 Kratz, Natalie 148 Kreigh. Mike 137 Kippman. John 122, 123. 166 Krueger. Jeff 166 Krueger, Mark 50 Kuglich. Dan 114 Kull. Tim 24 180 - HNCHS People" Index Kull, Todd 29, 45, 67, 148 IELQQZS , . 1 x U Kupferschmid, Mark 46, 137. 166 Kupferschmid, Matt 166 Kuster, Kim 148 Kuster, Lynne 71, 112,137 Kyle, Scott 137 Lack of Snow Lain, Scott 148 Lakin. Mrs Sue 117 Lakadat, Julie 148 Lambert, Alan 37, 117, 135. 160, 166 Lambert, Mrs. Nancy 123 Lancaster. Rod 86, 166 Lancaster, Theresa 166 Landrus, Larry 166 Langenfeld, Mark 48. 148 Lanham, Mike 137 Lanier, Brad 148 Larson, Amy 49. 76. 137 Latting, Betsy 137 Lauritson. Kenneth 166 Lauritson, William Doug 46. 137 Lawler, Jill 26, 38, 82, 166. 183 LawI1s,Julie 148 Lawlis. Scott 70. 137 Lawson. Kim 35, 166 Leach, Dwayne 148 Leach, Jeana 167 Leach, Rhonda 137 Leahy, Kathy 83 Legrand, Jeff 106, 148 Leichtenberg, Valerie 137 Leininger Beth 79, 167 Mattson, David 150 Maulson. Wendy 137 Maurer, Shawn 119, 150 Maus. Gina 56. 72 McAvoy, Theresa 150 McBurney, Dave 137 McCall. Marcia 150 McCall. Mark 40. 67, 168 McCartney. Tami 150 McCarty, Marie Lisa 137 McCarty, Patty 150 MCClt'l.1rul.Tirn 137 McC7lellan,B1ll 150 McClintock, Joe 87, 150 McClure. Kathy 53. 137 McConnell, Shawn 116, 150 Mcffown, Mrs Edith 127 Mctfrackvn, Michael 50, 137, 140. 141 McCuan,Jirn137 McCullough, Don 137 McCurdie, Michelle 138 McElroy, Kim 150 McGee. Chris 74 Mcorzirwsy. Mrs Betty 123. 181 McGinnis. McGowan Mrs Mary 117 .Lori 24. 150 McKimmy,Alan150 McKinney. Holly 90, 138 McCleese, Jim 138 McMalull. Chris 138 McNamee.PerrV1,168 Merritt, Richard 45, 94, 168 1 Merri t, Rodney 18, 46, 138 Methner, Brad 150 Metz. Miars, Brian 38, 48, 69, 60, 61 6 168 Michelle 138 Miller. Beth 138 Miller. David 138 Miller, Gary 150 Miller, Julie 138 Miller . Kelly ies Miller. Lora 150 Miller, Matt 40, 45, 76, 168. 173 Miller, Penny 168 Miller, Rhonda 5, 52, 150 Miller, Rodger 83 Miller, Roni 2, 168 Miller, Tom 67, 138 Miller, Tracy 72 Miller, Ty 138 Miller. Millim Mr Wayne 128 an, Brian 150 Mills, Lois 168 Mills, Mark 45, 150 Mills. Mike 138 Mrshler, Mrs Diane 112, 114 Mitchell Mrs Dorothy 118 Mitchell. Mary 138 Mitchell, Michelle 35, 168 Mitchell, Nancy 88, 151 Mitchell, Rob 35, 45, 168 Mitchell, Todd 168 Modine. Steve 29, 151 McNeil, Beth 6, 54. 167. 168 McNilf, McNiff. Jim 79.148.149.150 Mike 35. 149. 168 Leinrnger, Sarah 137 Leitch, Angie 137 McRaven. William Brad 138 McWhorter, Kevin 150 Lemke. Kurt 148 Lennon, James Barry 137 Lettner, Shear 6, 167 Levek, Brian 56 Leverenz. Scott 137 Levin, Dave 137 Lewis, Jeff 45. 135. 137 Lewis, Kelly 148 Lilley, Eric 167 Lindholm, Michelle 137 Link, Mike 148 Linneman, Katherine 73, 89, 112. 137 Lipscomb, Teri 52, 53. 63, 148 Liscavage, Deanna 148 Litwiller, Marty 167 Liverman, Andy 2, 46, 60, 64, 6 Llvers, Stefanie 148 Lloyd, Don 167 Lobdell, Chris 119. 137 Lockhart, Dennis 29, 167 Lockwood, Mark 15, 24, 148 Loebach, John 163 Loepp, Leroy 97, 167 Loepp, Susan 54, 137 Loercher, Kathleen 137 Lohr, Bill 93 5. 70. 137 Lovell, Rhys 10, 18, 27, 77, 81, 93, 112, 167 Loving, Jan 148 Loving, Kelly 88,105,167 Lowe, Mr Larry 38, 118 Loy, Carrie 8, 90, 167 Loy, Michelle 137. 142 Luallen, Donna 108, 109, 167 Luallen, Mr Gary 36, 111, 121 Lush, Christine 137 Lutz, Kristi 85 Lyle, Becky 150 Lyle, Jeff 74, 137 Lynch, Kim 137 Masters Retires Malcolm, Larry 45. 167. 169 Maleiko, Tyler 4.50, 150. 151 Malito. Mr Robert 38, 128 Mann. Cindy 150 Mann. Sharon 62.137 Mapel, Monica 71, 100. 167 Marquardt. Tina 150 Marshall, Wade 137, 150 Martin, Larry 167 Martoglio, Pam 10, 22. 40. 81,1 Mason, Kelly 150 67 Masters, Mr Gene 56, 59. 74, 75. 123, 130 Matheny, Randy 14. 150 Mattson, Cindy 40, 94. 168 Jim Stutzmon 7121 portrays Con the musical "Bye Bye Birdief' rad Birdie in The musical was organized by Student Council. Medina. Kanrly 71. 138 Meece. Beth 29. 89 150 Meece, Scot 34. 43. 60. 61. 69. 168. 179 Mees. Mr Daw 116 Meginnes. Kay 168 Mawr Jayne fra. iso MQW. Kelly 18, 89. 94. too, was Meier, Kel Moews. Debbie 51 Mohr, Dee 138 Mohr. Scott 12, 151 Monical, Eric 151 Monical, Jeff 138 Monkman, Dave 50. 138 Montoya, Mark 151 Moody. Ted 69,151 Moonsammy. Andrea 83, 168 Moonsammy. Christopher 151 Moore, Angie 151 Moore, Barry 151 nys 112. iso Meister, Mr Kent 98, 118 Melrhvr, Mrs Brenda 114 Menssen, lsaac Neal 168 Mercer. Karen 150 Moore, Mrs, Kathy 121 Moore, Kathy 168 Moore, Mindy 52,71,168 Moore. Stacy 169 ,Julie151 Merrill. Tina 150 Merritt. Dave 168 Merritt. David L 138 Merritt, Mlke38,84.95.101,168.18.1 Morehead. Debbie 151 Morgan. Kelly 84. 169 Morreau, Lorie 138 Morris, Steve 138 r, Marty 138 rr, Mary 151 ler,Mrs,Dlane100, 117 ahey, Billy 46, 70, 138 ns, Bill 48, 151 lon, Molly 54, 83, 138 why, Kelly 63,72,89, 138 lhy, Robert 6, 45, 74, 150, 155 ell, Brenda 169 's, Cindy 83 's, Dawn 151 's, Mr, Rick 116 NCI-IS People xkavukaren, Kristi 56, 57 xkavukaren, Maria 151 1, Todd 106, 169 l, Mark 151 ,Michelle 151 Jn, Cathy 95, 138 Jn, Lisa 151 er, Dan 37,151,169 r, Darryl 151 nd, Kris 63, 151 an, Aaron 50, 138, 82 rt, Scott 151 rent, Robert 45, 151 agen, Steve 151 :, Erik 56,138 ly, Lisa 151 l, Cindy 63, 138 is, Carol 54, 131, 151 hcutt, Bill 162, 169 , Ruth 138 ak, Dawn 169 ers, Jana 6, 169 Ozz Osbourne :h, Melissa X 'ien, Chad 138 s, Susan 23, 138 Effer, Eric 55, 151 ffer, Mrs. Harriet 39, 128 Ier, Jane 54,151 :h, Melissa 56 n, Shelley 151 ,Mike 67,97,119,169 ,Tami 151 zr, Jill 138 gr, Mary 96, 138 en, James D. 45, 67, 151 ln, Brian 151 nen, Steve 29, 60, 151 ns, Gordon 151 l, Dareck 138 rfelt, Mark 169 rholser, Tim 152 zn, Perry 169 zr, Donna 169 er, Mary 169 Pizza Theaters e, Bob 4, 169 iter, Julie 138 ner, Mrs. A. 129 do, Tena 72, 138 ,Carrie 18,138 er, Karen 3, 98, 169 er, Mrs, Kay 38,114 s, Charmaine 152 s, Hope 14, 84, 85, 90, 169 s, Kimberly 138 s, Tracy 138 ten, Mr. Tom 33,114 terson, Greg 152,48 llson, Audrey 138 llson, Tricia 49, 152 lou, Mrs. Kate 114 ton, Rod 67,170 lnes, Glenn 170 .rl, Julie 152 lerson, Amy 109 lerson, Ann 24, 170 lfer, Jeff 74 lter, Randy 74, 152 nberton, Holly 26, 82, 152 lde, Lisa 152 ldleton, Mike 29, 45, 152 rn, Mrrrdy 170 ln, Shawn 138 os, Trian 42, 138 ry, Kim 139 erson, Amy 29, 75, 152 Ierson, Clarissa 139 erson, Hans 139 erson, Stephanie 89, 112, 152 rotte, Miss Diane 126 ty, Sheila 139 Phares, Dawn 170 Pharrls, Robin 152 Phelps, Chris 152 Phllllps, Phillips. Phllllps, John 129 Julie 139 Sherri 139 Plckett, Llsa 152 Piercy, Cindy 139 Piercy, Tammy 152 Ploense, Gary 152 Plotner, Plue, Da Shelly 31, 170 wn170 Poll, Tlm 170 Pollpeter, Judy 170 Pollpeter, Sandy 51, 139 Poole, JofDee 14, 152 Pope, Carrie 22, 23, 97, 139 Poppen, David 67, 170 Poppen, Dawn 170 Portman, Mike 56,170 Poultney, Greg 139 Powell, Jamie 152, 184 Powell, Leslie 24, 170 Powell, Melissa 152 Powers, LeAnn 52,53,72,73,152 Pozzonl, Chrlstlne 16 Pratt, Menah 41,170 Prelss, Mrs. Tina 127 Prescher, Rick 129 Prevette, Angela 49, 139 Prewitt. Coleen 39,40,98, 110, 170 Pr1ce,Jenn1e 130 Price, Becky 139 Prlddy, Tonya 139 Prless, Margo 116, 139 Prless, Mike 56. 74, 152 J Punke, Leona 139 I Pursley, Lisa 139 . a Queen Visits U.S. , Quast, James 139 , ' K Queen, Craig 24, 34, es, 171 ' Queen, Scott 139 A 2 1 V Quiggins, Gina 85, 152, 184 K V fa' I Referendum Passes Rabe, Doug 152 Rader, Mr. Lynn 128 Radmacher, Dianne 152 Radue, Amy 49, 63, 152 Ramseyer, Vicki 51, 72, 77, 137, 139 Raney, Mike 171 Rann, Jeanne 152 Raper, Janice 104, 139 Readlng,Julle10,11,112,152 After 11 years of service to NCHS, Mrs. Bet- ty McGillivray, Business Dept., retired at the end of the 1982-83 school year. Ropp, Jon 153 Roseman, Kevln 153 Roszhart, Patty 139 Ruby, Missi 24, 139 Rudlslll, Cheryl 140 Scott, Llsa 140 Scott, Teresa 172 Scybert, Tim 153 Sears, Tim 153 Seifert, Chris 46, 64, 65. 70, 140 Rudolph, Paul 93, 124, 153 Rueger, Brian 153 Ruppert, Scott 171 Rutherford, Kathryn 153 Rutlldge, Mike 56, 57, 74 Ryder, Miss Mary 114, 115 Reece, Laura 89, 152 Reece, Marcy 139 Reed, Mrs. Lori 129 Reed, Mary 12, 98, 152 Rees, Wendy 17, 171 Reese, Mr. Kirby 124, 125 Reeser, Karen 7, 171 Staff Reductions Reeser, Timothy 152 Reeves, Gevan 64. 104, 139 Saathoit, Rhonda 140 Reeves, Karla 171 Sadler, Phil 153 Renner, Julie 152 Saint, Connie 3, 29, 85, 153 Rexroat, Amye 152 Samdahl, Eric 55, 140 Rexroat, Marvin 171 Rexroat, Virginia 4 Reynolds, Doug 45, 69, 152 Reynolds, Stacey 139 Rhodes, Dennis 55, 139 Rich, Joe 70, 139 Richards, Andrea 139 Richards, Monica 171 RICKEYK, Mike 23, 81, 103,152 Riddle, Kathy 139 Riclenour, Joseph 171 Ridenour, Mary 139 Ring, Brad 153 Rippon, Tammy 171 Rittenhouse, Julie 153 Rittenhouse, Ken 153 Ritz, Mrs, A. 129 Robbins, Tim 153 Roberson, Rhonda 139 Roberts, Brady 171 Robinson, Doug 64, 65, 139 Robinson, Michelle 52 171 Rodely, Chris 3, 171 Rodely, Jackie 171 Sampson, Kirk 140 Salns, Chrissi 153 Sandell, Sarah 171 Sanders, Mrs. Ramona 12, 38, 100, 118 Sasser, Mrs. Sandy 33, 114 Saylor, Peggy 17 1 Sayre, Jack 6, 9, 171 Scarbeary, Jeanne 28, 153 Schaeffer, Juley 171 Schanbacher, Tom 28, 74, 153, 155 Schenkel, Bruce 172 Schieber, Beth 72, 73, 90, 172 Schimanski, Lisa 103, 153 Schimelpfenig, Kurt 140 Schlueter, Kara 39, 54, 79, 172 Schmidt, Mrs. Michelle 129, 149 Schmitt, Keith 153 Schmitt, Tiffani 56, 62, 71, 153, 155 Schneider, Mike 172 Schove, Julie 153 Schrand, Danny 172 Schrand, Dennis 172 Schrand, Michael 140 Schroeder, Mark 36, 45, 74, 75, 172 Sellberg, Ken 140 Sellberg, Tony 153 Semlak, Mr. William 128 Seth, Mrs. G. 129 Settles, Connie 153 Sexton, Barb 172 Shaffer, Gregg 24, 38, 84, 172 Shaffer, Roger 153 Shangraw, Eric 172 Shangraw, Laura 153 Shanks, Karen 43, 52, 53, 172 Shannabarger, Gail 101, 172 Sharp, Susan 29, 153 Shaver, Jon 50, 140 Shaver, Bob 50, 84, 172 Shelton, Jinna 153 Shelton, Mike 55, 140 Shepard, Mark 131, 140 Shepherd, Michael 172 Sherrick Adam 172 Shoemaker, Jennifer 63, 140 Shoopman, Mr. Norm 118 Shoultz, Darin 140 Showalter, Jeff 6, 140, 167 Showalter, Julie 93, 131, 153 Siebert, Miss Cheryl 79, 116 Siebert, Miss Dorothy 49, 100, 121 Sieving, John 46, 64, 140 Sigler, Beth 153 Sila, Karl 83, 140 Simmons, Tom 153 Simms, Stacy 72, 89 Sims, Tina 140 Sixt, Jeff 140 Slaughter, Bill 140 Sloan, Bill 153 , 140, 142 Raeaeh, rhaalal 139 Schroeder, Steve 1, 46, 74, 140 5"'?'h' 'lm' 140 Rohrschneider, Deborah 54, 171 Schulte, Richard 140 5"'!'l" Kelli' 172 Rohrschneider, Patty 54, 139 Schulz, .lay za, 153 5""f'h' Lo" 140 Romine, Ginger 153 Schwitters, Jon 140 Smllh' Llflann 108' 109' 172 Romine, Mark 153 selrres, Leigh 91, 153 5m""- Mmm' 140 F J . ,a. -J . . ,. J . . lp . ,.. J HNCHS People" Index 181 Smith, Penny 153 Smith, Susan Diann 140 Smith, Zach 74, 75, 153 Snelling, Michael 140 Snelling, Mike 9, 12,19,172 Snodgrass, Jim 85, 140 Snow, Eric 153 Snow, Tina 153 Snyder, Harold Junior 46, 140 Snyder, Rosita 98, 172 Soldner, Darcy 13, 55, 140 Soldner, Darien 55, 140 Sookdeo, Roxanne 18, 95, 140 Spaniol. Darin 24, 45, 68, 69, 172 Sparks, Angie 172 Sparrow, Barbara 140 Spelbring, Russ 60, 153 Spiecker, Mike 172 Spitz, Cheryl 153 Sprague, Lori 6, 101,173 Spratt, Dana 154 Springer, Dennis 66, 67, 173 Stark, Janeen 154 Stark, Michele 140 Starkey, Paula 5, 154 Starkey, Rusty 154 Starkey, Sheila 141 Statler, Scott 55, 154 Stauiier, Christine 154 Staulier, Mike 2, 7, 44, 173 Steele, Rod 154 Steitensen, Kristine 154 Stein, Jon 55, 104, 141 Steinburg, Jennifer 37, 173 Thompson, Jill 141 Thompson, Mr James 60, 123 Thompson, Jodi 25, 154 Thoms, Greg 154 Thrasher, Mrs, Linda 129 Timmerman, Eric 50, 141 Tipsword, Ty 141 Todd, Amy 3, 174 Todd, Jamie 3, 174 Toland, Susan 109, 154 Tolone, Sharon 51, 154 Tolone, William 64, 65, 70, 141 Tomlin, Pat11,154 Topping, Beth 141 Washburn, Mr. Alan 128 Washburn, Jeff 175 Watanabe, Maki 155 Weakley, Dan 17,87 Webb, Amy 105, 108, 109, 175 Weber, Angie 155 Wedd1g,Jenn1ier155 Weir, Mrs. G. 129 Weir, Paul 143 Weimer, Mike 143 Welch, Shirley 143 Welcome Amy 116, 143 Welcome Jayne 177 Weller, Jeff 46, 47, 64, 70, 143 Tornow, Tammy 141 Torrence, Missy 154 Torres, Carmen 54, 154 Tosh, Mr. Dick 129 Towele, Erin 77, 141 Tripp, Connie 101, 141 Trotter, Brian 141 Trower, Barb 2, 174 Trower, Steve 70, 141 Truex, Julie 154 Trujillo, Calypso 141 Trujillo, Jose 141 Turchirollo, Paul 154 Wells. Mike 26, 27, 83, 112, 177 Werdell, Bill 50 Wertz, Wendy 54, 143 Westermeyer, Ruth 177 Wheat, Randy 46, 143 Wheatley, Daniel 99, 143 White, White, White, White. White, White, Jill 71, 155 Mr Joe 117 Marty 155 Natalie 54,101,177 Terri 177 Tracy 155 Whitehead, Paul Alan 12, 177 Steinkraus, Ann 35, 82, 95, 106, 173 Steinkraus. Bill 165, 173 Stelzel, Jason 173 Stephens, Scott 107, 154 Stevens, Herb 102, 154 Stevens, Jeff 45, 154 Steward, Marsha 141 Stewart, Amy 141 Stewart, Anne 141 Stock, Mrs C 129 Stockweather, Deborah 154 Stoewer, Kelly 88, 154 Stokes, Eric 154 Stone, Cheryl 28, 141 Stotler, Mary 154 Stotler, Tracy 141 Stout, Debbie 173 Streenz, Julie 20, 141 Strickland, Tipp154, 141 Strickland, Tipp: 54, 141 Str1ckler,Cristy 95. 154 Stuart, Ruthann 7, 141 Stults, Jane 141 Sullivan, Dan 48 Supan, Jacqueline 1, 154 Sura,Ketk1 141 Turner, Anita 154 Turner, Janice 141 Turner, Mr. Ken 117, 130 Turner, Mark 14, 45, 154 Tutoky, Becky 63,71,14 1 Twedell, Heather 109, 174 USF L Ulbrich, Ed 9, 174, 184 Ummel, Gary 154 Ummel, Keith 174 Ummel, Mary Molck 174 Ummel, Mrs W, 129 Unwin, Roger 154 Uphoff, Neal 174 Whitiord, Michael 143 Whiting, Dan 155 Whitman, Mrs. Jane 127 Whitmer, Dawn 177 Whitwood, Randi 72 Wichmann, Donald 143 Wichmann, Robert 143 Wilburn, Debbie 143 Wilcoxson, Cynthia 143 Wilkerson, Cheryl 143 Wilkinson, Kim 143 Williams, Mr Bart 69, 120, 121 Williams, Drew 143 Williams, John 37, 177 Williams, Linda 88, 143 "Victor Victoria" Vallance. Miss Audrey 4, 124 Vanhook, Lisa 119 Vanhook, Mark 46, 104, 141 Vanhook, Peggy 3, 43, 52, 175 Van Hook, Randy 36, 174 Van Valey, Chris 54, 174 Vance, Mark 174 Vanderpool, Brad 42, 60. 174 Vandervort, Jason 141 Vaughan, Jon 141 Williams, Stacey 155 Wills, Amy 3,177 Wilson, Andy 46, 144 Wilson, Denny 143 Wilson, Kim 28, 155 Wilson, Kip 46, 74, 143 Wilson , Mary 177 Wilson, Todd 143 Winks, Tim 66, 67, 177 Vaughn, Diane 154 Vaughn, Ken 154 Stutzman, Jim 26, 30, 34, 78, 92, 94, 173, 180, 183 Vgrdunv Nina 155 Verdun, Siv 5, 51, 141 Vieth, Dan 141 Villanueva, Susan 141 Tatman, Cara 71, 141 Sutter, Ann 141, 142, 143 Sutter, Cindy 154 Sutter, Mrs. N 129 Sutton, Anne 173 Sutton, Jan 24, 173 Swanlund, Shelly 29, 91, 154 Swanson, Tina 14, 22, 90, 109, 154 Swanson, Glen 173 Sweeney, Tammy 6, 91, 174 Switzer, Jell 69, 154 Sylvester, Carol 154 Sylvester, Randy 141 Sytar, Mr Jerry 121 Szarek, Pamela 141 Tylenol Scare Vilwock, Paul 155 Vitek, Mike 48, 141 Vogel, Cindi 175 Vogel, Tom 104, 141 Vogler, Kris 143 Vollmer, Rob 175 Von Holten, Beth 45 Von Holten, Dave 67 Voss, Mark 101, 175 "Winds of War" Wager, Lynn 92,145,175,184 Wagner, Jett 35, 175 Wagner, Rick 155 Wahls, Rick 46, 70, 143 Walden, Jeff 175 Walk, Mr Fred 19, 70, 117 Taylor, Jody 132, 133, 141 Taylor, Rhonda Louise 154 Teichmann, Hodgi 60, 154 Thaw, Mr. ora. 7, 44, 45, 109, 123 Tharp, Rory 45, 154 Tharpe, Kelli 141 Thein, Ron 64, 141 Thein, Sandy 174 Theis, Teri 174 Themes, Dan 24 Thom, Lorie 154 Thomas, Janet 174 Thomas, Mrs. S, 129 Thompson, Elaine 141 Walker, Walker, Walker. Walker. Walker, Chuck 175 Jeannie 155 Kelli 155 Matt 119, 175 Rebecca 143 Walkington, Greg 175 Wall, Lo ren 175 Wallace, Rob 56, 120, 155 Waller, Jeff 60, 175 Walsh, Mrs, B. 129 Waltner, Tim 46, 143 Ward, Pam 109, 143 Warner, Warren, Trisha 49, 76, 143 Jim 37, 175 182 - HNCHS People" Index Normal Relays have been a tradition at NCHS for the past 36 years. Jana Blume 1121, one of the members of the court, awarded Tom Ewen 1121 a medal for his per- formance inthe Relays. Winn, Amy 56, 57, 72, 73, 143 Winn, Cathy se, 177 Wissmiller, Susan 71, 143 Withers, Dan 155 Withers, Don 143 Witzig, Brett 35, 69, 177 Witzig, Jeff 74, 75, 155 Witzig, Randy 74 Wojahn, Terri 17, 143 Wollenbarger, Bobbi 35 Wolfenbarger, Terri 3, 177 Wollenberg, Dan 177 Wood, Sherie 109, 143 Woodburn, Brenda 155 Woodrum, Amy 155 Woods, Angela 155 Woods, Mr. Gary 36, 45, 55, 122, 123 Woodtli, Andy 8, 60, 61. 76, 177 Woodward, Cyndi 177 Wooley, Karlene 78, 177, 178 Woosley, Lillian 143 Wooten, Jeff 177 Wotherspoon, Diane 91, 143 Wright, Dennis 155 Wright, Scott, 48, 69, 177 Wright, Mr. Lee 115, 119 Wutz, Chris 155 Wutz, Lisa 56, 143 Youngest Transpl Yates, Jill 155 Yerkes, Johanna 24, 49, 143 Yoder, Mark 55, 92, 177 York, Mr. George 124 Young, Lloyd 50 Zzzz. . Zehr, Tammy 42, 90, 155 Zeigler, Tracey 155 Zerfas, Carolyn 155 Zeter, Mike 143 Zich, Jennie 22, 108, 109, 155 Zink, Tim 22, 30, 177 Zogg, Jackie 35, 177 Zogg, Jeff 69, 177 Liver ant W Anita Turner Editor's Note: Because of deadline problems, we were unable to cover the death of Anita Turner in the class sec- tion as we normally would. The tragic death of Anita Turner 1111 marked the second death in the Junior Class. Anita Turner died of a fatal gunshot wound on February 6, 1983. Anita was the daughter of Donald and Martha Turner, R.R. 12, Bloom- ington, and was born on October 1, 1966. ' Although she didn't participate in any extra-curricular school activities, she was actively involved in her youth group at the First Church of God. She was also a participant in the Big BrothersfBig Sisters program, said Mrs. Patty Burmaster, Individual ln- struction teacher. Some of 'her interests included roller skating, swimming, and reading fiction. Because of her love for animals, she had planned to go into an animal-related field of study, said Mrs. Jane Whitman, Special Education Department. According to Mrs. Whitman, Anita had an interesting personality and always tried hard in her classes. " Michelle Churchey Michele Evans It's the "NCHS People" who made 1983 a special year. And special events made this year unique in the minds of some "NCHS People." For Melinda Creasy 1121 winning the Junior Miss title will be a memorable part of the year. Mike Foster 1101 will remember it as the year he fell over Anne Doud 1121 while marching at the Metamora Band competition. For Coach Dick Tharp, Business Dept., 1983 was the year he led his football team to the first round of State competition. Alan Lambert 1121, Kara Schlueter 1121, Coleen Prewitt 1121 and Andy Woodtli 1121 will remember this year because they received special recogni- tion from various organizations. Although these are only a few memorable moments, almost all HNCHS People" have their own memories which made the 1982-83 school year a special one. -- Sandy Thein Michele Evans Jill Lawler 1121, Holly Pemberton 1111, Steve Baker 1111, Ann Coatney 1121, Jackie Eich 1101 and Mike Merritt 1121 show different emotions at seeing rock star Conrad Birdie, played by Jim Stutzman 1121, in the musical "Bye Bye Birdie." Closing 183 The 1983 "Reverie" staff would Members of the band are involved in many activities throughout the year, including competitions. Drum Majors Sally Davis 1113, Scott Froseth C115 and Lynn Wager l12l take time out from practice to clown around. UNCHS People" spend part ofthe year mak- ing money for charities. In addition to dress- ing up for Nerd Day during United Way Week, Ed Ulbrich 1121 is sold as a slave. NCHS raised 51,500 for United Way. E The various friendships that are made during the year are what make HNCHS Peoplev special. Juniors Linda Cope, Jamie Powell and Gina Quiggins represent those special friendships. like to thank the following people for their help in making this yearbook possible: Mr. and Mrs. James Gaisford, Mr. Scott Olsen of Rembrandt Studio, the "Inkspot" staff, Mr. Bill Mullins of Newsfoto Yearbooks, Jason Stelzel l12l, Mr. Jack Donovan, Andy Liver- man i10l, Brian Junghans i1Ol, Lisa Ashley i11l, Mr. Bob Freeman, Mr. Kent Meister and Ms. Diane Mishler. 184 Closing 1983 Reverie Staff Editor-in'Chief: Sandy Thein Associate Editors: Jan Donovan, Michele Evans Student Life Editor: Michelle Churchey Academicsf Faculty Editors: Amy Fleetwood, Stefanie Livers A Sports Editors: Paul Huggett, Julie Schove People Editors: Eric Hoss, Angie Moore, Jana Nowers Organizations Editors: Dennis Curtis, Becky Lyle Photographers: Becky Bayles, Jack Kelleher, Tracy Koerner, Danny Schrand, Mike Schrand, Ji Wooten Business Manager: Wendy Rees Index Editor: Jayne Welcome l.ayoutfReporting Staff: Mary Fandel, Kev Gainey, Kristi Lutz, Gina Quiggins, Wendy Rees, Bob Shaver, Mike Snelling, Krissy Strickler, Tim Zink, Sallie Able, Laurie Beauford, Becky Buerkett Amy Kohler, Cindy Mattson, Bob Page, Michelle Robinson, Jayne Welcome, Kim Wilson. if 1 phf xi' TSR ll it - ts. firm Wrrxiirzlvu, :wx it


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