North Rowan High School - Northern Lights Yearbook (Spencer, NC)

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. 53,54 4. V aw- ig? ivan ,,, I .ww fi Facelt Opening, page 2 Facing Front Students, page 12 1988 Northern Lights North Rowan High School 300 N. Whitehead Ave Spencer, N.C. 28159 704!636-4420 Vmume3O 5 Q 6 .Xl I 1 i in- T s ' Features Student Life, page 97 Facing Facts A4 Academics, page 118 Facing Others Q In Your Face Clubs, page 64 - 511 1 Sports, page 144 Faces In The Community Advertising: 58-63, 92-96, 112-117, 136-141, 176-185. 9 R W . sv if af 2 W -Q - QA WW , lg , ft M11- BA we 49 'K- . L. e 9 ?1iik?fv" Mmm-u-un.. W., 4-'lib' n, Q, X xl I , 1 BOU et's FACE IT, the reason we buy the yearbook is to see something very basic, common, and appealing - OUR FACES. In this book we'll find: pretty FACES, pizza FACES, false FACES, nerd FACES, fuzz FACES, fat FACES, made-up FACES, bored FACES - ALL KINDS OF FACES! FACING '87-'88 gave us the opportunity to FACE choices, FACE reality, FACE fun, FACE pressures and FACE facts. As you look through this copy ofthe '88 Northern Lights you'll see people FACING the music, FACING off, FACING each other, and FAC- ING front. You'll see happy FACES and sad FACES, funny FACES and mad FACES, FACES in the crowd, FACES being loud, and all kinds of spaces with traces of FACES. Open the FACING pages and see yourself. Enjoy! Stephanie Michael and Darrin Turner. tiff 1 A , H I+. V, gjweigr 4' lr ' K. r ced wet t it in schooix' Tgiiggiaaon me ms c ' b K 9 rglfl- ?:S1krS33ePnxbro DV B' BU wo' ' About Face i 3 etting older means maturity, and maturity means making choices. As you grow older your choices range from: de- ciding what to wear, doing homework, coming to school, selec- ting a oollege, and whether or not to do drugs. Making these choices isn't easy, especially making choices about drugs and alcohol. Realizing these choices were hard. Troy Garrison, the leader of the Celebration of Youth Workshop was brought in to aid us in making the right choices. "This workshop is about choices. You have a choice to become a victim by going out on Friday and Saturday nights doing things that could destroy you and your families lives. But you are in control here, not your parents or your friends, but you!" explained Troy. Another serious choice is choosing your friends, espe- cially if they do drugs. Having friends that do drugs can lead to serious consequences such as losing them as friends or losing them more permanently. Junior Sherman Miller discussed this matter when he stated, "I have lost a huge number of my friends due to drugs and alcohol. When I chose not to use drugs or alcohol they saw me as a threat to our friendship." Kids get kids into drugs, and kids get kids out of drugs. What will you do! Make a choice and face it! Stephanie Michael and Darren Turner. Mrs' n dance tooihelr suppon eachegswgatkin expfliffmogram. Photo and gtelebration Ol You tg? B- Koontz. 4 X Celebration of Youth . , L tlftzmf-Qg,,3.t:5l: z B? Students facing parents. Workshop leader Troy Garrison gives students tips for getting Concerned f3CeS' Ai the High! S9SSiOfl, along better with parents. Photo by B. Bur- parents learn how to help their young people gin. make better choices. Photo by B. Koontz. he 'xr 'jr rf. 4?- --. ...I Rockin' steady. Freshmen and sophomores Attentive faces. As personal experiences get into the groove as they try to follow Troy's were told, paintul truths were brought out and lead. Photo by B. Burgin. dealt with. Photo by B. Burgin. ,fl Q 14 ?llH J Celebration of Youth l 5 Ap- Q ' ,Q .1!?g K I I QNX! ' x X ' . l 'ii fi S '66 9 . 7 ' i . N Nw' I ' Q A ' 2 m , M, " -ww 1.. ' 1 'Cixi 9 x ra -.. ,M 5 . ,. ..,1 -V 4 V - . ,. ik rf, .. .' X ,Kb-L, f .3 Y " fa- -qu-Q.. E! Q: " 'Il s. 40520 . M A. ,W gg: ' I Mg Y I WN .Q A' A .,-, ,,,f" 'F' 4 , , ' I an ' Q' s -' .- fi W If - E :Y I 4'-fl' ,X ' y , 3 'G gr- i ' ? .i' ' ' f I a n u 5 ' ' QF! F A C I N G l i t's two o'clock in the morning and you still have two more pages to type on a research paper due tomorrow. You know that you shouldn't have put it off until now, but there were so many other things you had to do. Now the equiva- lent of an exam grade hangs in the balance. The tension in your stomach fights the weight of your eyelids. Facing stress is an everyday event. Everyone has demands made upon them. It may be harder for high school students because of the newness of it. Now you have to worry about getting the grades to get into college, about playing well enough to get on the team, about play- ing well enough to be on a winning team. There never seems to be a quiet moment for yourself, to stop and find out who you are, to decide slowly and surely what you really want. Instead, life becomes a runaway ride on a carrousel gone crazy. Grades, dating, job, car, social status, and the looming question of the future all combine to make a heavy weight to carry. They make the face worn, tired, and give it the lines that come with maturity. The rea- son seniors look so different from freshman is not just that they are four years older, but they are tested and tried, by four years of stress. But, relax and remember that the seniors survived their time here. After all, just as the pain of working out gives you increased ability to perform, so do the stresses of each day give you increased strength to handle the next year. David Crews 4 ,Z if yi I :if - A lasses L Having six C O' a momigbsmrelillrs. Blackman rarely and 3 home ' Qets 3 break' Facing Stress X 7 AKI ooking in the mirror makes you look at your face. As you get up each morning you have to decide what face you'll wear for the day. Actually, you'll need several faces, so looking in the closet you select several to take with you. Arriving at school, you slip into your "I am so cool face" as your friends approach. Later, as class begins you put on your serious "I am really getting into this" face for the teacher. When the teacher believes your face and asks you a question, its time for a quick change to your "never let them see you sweat" face. As the day goes on you hide your feelings behind the handy mask of your face, or use it to let the whole world know how you feel. Still later, an annual photographer comes along and you bring out your "I am really a ham" face with expressions your face seldom gets to make. Its fun to let your face have a moment of freedom. Then its back to work as you go to your bus and prepare to go home where you plan to let your face relax and just be a tired face after a long day's work. Stephanie Michael and Darren Turner. t bandS 'hge qi rubbze' 50areS I i h glare mad Fallln Well. with nas S, To C- Cro lsextisfalflt by 8 X Making Faces S. 's T N KR I 'l Puttingon a face. Drama class member - Frank Iackwell applies makeup to Carole Oakes as Kimberly Weatherspoon x observes' Photo by C' Weaver' Putting on a calm face. Football is not just a Q Q contact sport. Its also a psychological con- N f Whataface! Barbara Puckett clowns forthe test. Mr. Thomason seems to be winning, camera. Photo by B. Koontz. Photo by J. Plummer, f W... me ..-"""" ,.,,. .. ,-..-un ' The face of exhaustion. The pain of a cross-country race shows on Chad Cook's face. Photo by C. Watkins False faces. If you don't like your own face, simply choose another. Guess who? Photo by D. Turner. t Making Faces f 9 Facing off. Fun is generated by class com- petition for "most spirit" honors at pep rallies. Photo by J. Loftin. Beating Salisbury is always fun, no matter what the sport. Bryant Davis is all in Corey Neely's face to prevent him from gaining yardage. Photo by B. Burgin. F T ii' . - 'P P at-.4 L .w 4 ' f tal w' "R' 'QW9' , if s l V. X LW MW? ,,a',if' N 'L , Pizza, friends and field trips. Time out of class is usually fun. Tonya Hargrave and Aleisha Hawkins enjoy lunch alter seeing a French play in Winston-Salem. Photo by D. .W 4 Q- y wif: W- ' -LW E u gi.. zvxoz f""-W ' 71, Having fun without even trying Dance The first day of school for seniors rs a fun routines during the "Celebration of Youth day since it is the last first day of school most were fun to learn and to watch. Photo by D of them will have Photo by C Weaver Crews. I 2 2 Turner. E , Q lin l 10 X Facing Fun NG ou've faced choices, faced stress, and established your face, it's time to face fun! School is not all work, there are fun times, times we'll remember long after we've forgotten how to solve for 'x' or what the eight parts of speech are. Fun has many facesg the faces of freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors cheering loudly at a pep rally as the cheerleaders lead chants that make the pulse race and the voice hoarse: the faces of our opponents as our football team sweeps to victory on a cool fall evening while we snuggle with our boyigirl friend. Now that's fun! A major factor in the fun level of life is acquiring a driver's license. Usually sophomores experience this thrill and enjoy the freedom of not depending on a family chauffeur. Juniors have the delight jand agonyl of planning the prom. This so- cial highlight ofthe season encourages everyone to put on their best face land clothesj in order to make a memorable evening. Seniors have the ultimate fun of graduation. After four years of classroom lectures, homework, tests and exams, the anxiety of apply- ing to college, or looking for that first job it's time to take the diploma in hand and head for the beach! Freshmen, look what lies ahead for you. Wipe that smile off your face, you've got three more years! Most people think of school as all work and no play. When you look back on your life here at North, the memory of the work may fade, but you will definitely remember the fun and the faces. Stephanie Michael and Darrin Turner. 33' freshmen' . clalltl fun for Andrews- Band camps? 9:33 Powell -dia!! and GW ptnnelie Bla ' AshleY G00 practicll'1Q- Micheue xjoneikpposgg to be S Ptusm are MiChae" Facing Fun i 11 photo DY S' Recording weight gains. Health Occupations II student Alicia Bean weighs students during health screening. Photo by J. Jones. .T mg I Taking a study break. Joe Wilder relaxes with a magazine in the library after finishing his assign- ment. Photo by C. Watkins. Taking a breakfast break. Tracie M ers, Rene Trexler, Karen Adams and Misty Giybert share breakfast before attending a play in Winston-Salem with the French classes. Photo by D. Turner. 12 X Student Section FACING FRONT our years of faces. In the student section, the faces re- flect the changes from young, small and naive freshmen to a bit older, larger and somewhat wiser seniors. At high school, students have grown through new courses and teachers, driver's education and sports, jobs, dates, standardized tests and planning for the future. The ways these challenges were faced caused internal and ex- ternal changes that may be seen in these faces. 1 . "-.1 5 ' . 'Q-ww... ..-:,..,:., 'F' Artistic faces. James Birst, Brent Snider and Jamie Charles may become artists because of the talent they develop at North. Photos by B. Burgin .wi-'22"e--J-,,,,, ........ ' - , ... .. f as Student Section X 13 4. f. 4 . , 4 r J . x X B .. , 1 Karen M. Adams Cassaundra D. Aldrich Cassandra A. Allison Amy L. Andrews Angel S. Andrews Andre M. Archie R. Allen Baker W. Stacy Baker 8 and 1. v ,P . 1 -1. .2 - .lf , 5' .fig-I M iii".--Src , "ri Sue E. Barnes Amy M. Beam Alicia A. Bean Paul B. Benfield 14 X Seniors: Adams-Benfield i if b A A ' 3' Kimberly M. Black Frank Blackwell Paul W. Blount Andrea C. Britton Patrica A. Brown Dedra L. Caldwell Sandy Chestnut Delphia L. Cline .eilfg M iw ,ll :lfgf gn 'S X Ili ex. , 5 Audrey A. Cook lohn S. Cooper lohn L. Cowan Nicole S. Crawford Seniorsi Black-Crawford f' 15 WhO Did What? Karen Michelle Adams: Basketball I .2.4: Softball I : Vol- leyball 3.4: Football Manager 2: French Club 3,45 Anchor Club 4: Band I .2: Bus Driver 3.4: Prom Committee 3: Home- coming Attendant 3.4. Cassaundra Diana Aldrich: Pep Club I: D.E.C.A. 2.3.45 F.H.A. 4: Bus Driver 3.4. Cassandra Allison: Octagon Club l,2: French Club 3.4: Band I.2.3.4. Amy Leigh Andrews: Basketball I. Class Secretary I,2.4: Band I,2,3: Girl's Tennis 2.3: Key Club 2: Anchor Club 2.3.4: A.C.T. 2,3.4: French Club 3.4: Bus Driver 3.4: Home- coming Attendant: Student Council 4. Angel Andrews: Chorus l,2: Octagon Club 2.3.4: A,C,T. Club 4: Who's Who Among American High Schools, Andre Archie: Football I,2,3,4: Basketball I,2,3,4: Base- ball I.2.3.4: Latin Club 3.4: Class President 2: National Honor Society 3.4. Stacy Baker: Football I,2: Tennis I,2,3: Band l,2: Busdriver 3: D.E.C.A. 4. Sue Barnes: F.H.A. I: Library Assistant 3. Amy Beam: Basketball I: Student Council 2.3: Key Club 2,3.4: A.C.T. Club 3.4: Anchor Club 3.4: French Club 3.4: National Honor Society 3.4: Marching Band I,2,3,4: Class Treasure I: Most Outstanding Flag 3: l.R. Marshall 3: Flag Captain 4. Alicia Bean: Student Council I: HOSA 2,3.4: A.C.T. Club 3: Leadership Club 3.4. Paul Benfleldz Football I,2,3,4: Basketball I.2: Baseball I.2.3.4: Class President I,3: Band I.2.3.4: Key Club 2.3,4: latin Club 3: Boy's State 3: Student Council Ist Vice President 4, Kim Black: latin Club I,2,3: Band I.2.3.4: Flag Squad 2. Frank Blackwell: Student Council I.4: F.H.A. 2: Chorus l. Paul Blount: French Club 2,3,4: Annual Staff 2.3.4: HOSA Club 4. Andrea Britton: Basketball I,2,3,4: Cross-Country 2.2. MVP 3: Indoor and Outdoor Track I,2,3: Key Club 2.3,4: Octagon Club I,2,3,4: Student Council 3.4, Student Body President 4: lr. Class Treasurer: Prom Committee 3: Latin Club 3.4: HOSA Club 45 Pep Club I: "I Dare You" Award: Converse Leadership Program: Girls' State Band Award l.3. Dedra Laluan Caldwell: Student Council I: Latin Club 3.4: HOSA Club 4: Band l,2: Newspaper 3. Delphla lashawn Cline: DECA Club 2.4: Chorus I: Student Secretary 3.4. Audrey Arlene Cook: Cheerleader 35 Anchor Club 3.4: French Club 3.4: Band 3.4. Flag Squad, lohn Spencer Cooper: Indoor Track 2.3,4: Cross-Country 3.4: French Club 3.4: Band I.2.3.4. lohn Lewis Cowan: Cross-Country 4: Baseball 4: Student Council I,4: Octagon Club 3: ACT Club 3: ICT 3: HOSA Club 45 Chorus I.2.3.4 President I,2,3,4: Bus Driver 4. Nicole Shramain Crawford: FHAIHERO Club 4: DECA Club 4: Photographer 4. Michael Denorrls Cross: Track I.2.3.4: Football 2.3,4: Basketball 2,3,4: Band I.2.3.4. Chris Crowell: Wrestling I: Student Council I: Key Club 2.3,4: Octagon Club 3.4: French Club 3.4: Band I.I. Chere Davis: French Club I,2,3: FHA Club 2.3.4, Dawn Denton: HOSA Club 2.3.4. Vice President 3. President 4: Key Club 3.4: Latin Club 3.4, Sec. 4: ACT Club Sec. 4: Band I.2.3.4: Flag Squad: Winter Guard: Summer Ventures. 16 Senior Stats: Adams-Denton A A K ' A ,:,.g,,,,,,-.f 7- A Q . ' "'-' . 3 . t 'UD' A chance to relax. Eric Short enjoys taking time out of class to give blood - especial y when it's al- most over. Who Cares?. . .Seniors Do! Ithough the bloodmobiie might be the favorite hangout for those blood sucking creatures of the night like vam- pires and such, it is a vital event for many Americans every day. Many times life or death is determined by the supply of donated blood for victims of automobile accidents and various life- threatening diseases. Red Cross workers who sponsored the annual blood drive Feb. 23, 1987 said that most of the blood they get comes from school drives. Since donors must be seventeen years old to give blood, many of our donors were seniors. Students at North have traditionally led the county in collecting the most units. With a goal of around one hundred twenty pints, over half are given by first-time donors. First timer Krista Hicks com- mented, "Even though there was a little discomfort, I felt great because I was helping someone." Others, like Mrs. Sue Bryan added to their gallon totals. Students who helped set up, clean up and man the various tables in the gym were the Health Occupations classes and the H.O.S.A. club members. "We couldn't accomplish all of this without the help of the students," comments Mrs. Sally Hutchison, "and they learn a great deal in preparing for the bloodmobiie and working all day." Seniors who ignored their fear of needles and blood were proud of their unselfishness, realizing that they may have saved a life. As for the night creatures . . . they are out of luckg the donated blood goes straight to the lab for processing - there's not a drop to drink! Jason Plummer Holding back the tears, Tina Safrit and Wendy Being a bloodmobiie volunteer is not a job for Spry nervously smile while waiting to give blood for squeamish people. Paul Blount and Dawn Denton the first time. carry the warm bags of blood to the table where the tubes are sealed. Photos by B. Burgin. '87 Bloodmobilei17 , , 3x x 3 V ,V L. fi ' W V. Michael D. Cross Chris I. Crowell Chere M. Davis T. Dawn Denton Lf Tina D. Dorty Keith B. Earnhardt Chris Eller Heather D. Ervin Derrick L. Foxx Nina C. Gaither Timothy L. Gladden Samuel W. Gobble 18 X Seniors: Cross-Gobble in--:AA ,1 .J . 3 D. Heath Hager Thaniel L. Hairston Chris I. Hannold Olga M. Harrison Aleshia M. Hawkins April D. Hawkins Cassondra A. Heilig Krista N. Hicks W N.. A l. leff Hopper Frances L. Howard lennifer D. Huffman Stephanie E. lackson Seniors: Hager-Jackson X 19 20 i Senior Stats: Dorty-B. Koontz SE ICRITIS he surgeon general has declared that being a senior could be haz- ardous to your health. Term papers, college, scholarships, armed forces and job applications, I think l'm going to be sick! If you're a senior, you may find your- self being run-down by these symptoms of senioritis. Senioritis is a disease confined to in- stitutions of learning and usually takes four years to fully develop. The only known cure is a graduation ceremony, You can examine yourselffor symptoms ofthis disease by looking for the following. l. In the early stages, the victims of senioritis find themselves looking at calendars to check weekends and holidays. The victims then will be heard to mutter such phrases as "Can't wait until 'xf-""" Get your thirteen-and-a-halves off the table Steve Roof! Seniors tend to get more casual as lune approaches. Photo by C, Watkins To relieve extreme tension a good house-rolling evelry once in a while is prescribed. Anonymous photog- rup er the beach" or "I've had it with schoolwork, what's on at the movies?" Other early stage clues to this insidious disease are: daydreaming, sleeping in class, and star- ing out the window. 2. As the disease progresses, victims begin to think up elaborate schemes to get out of class. They may leave home, bound for school only to lose conscious- ness and wake up at the mall. 3. In the final stages, victims feel com- pelled to fill out SAT forms, college appli- cations, scholarship forms, and even take brochures for the military services. At last the victim can only be measured for a cap and gown before realizing the only cure - a stroll across the stage of Keppel Auditorium. Jason Plummer S 2 I , , ,f , ,Q ,.. ,, - rw ,F . 4 4 1 ,r YY 3, . if i -. M .. n ii Walking tall and talking trash. Four years of high school make Eric Short, Dwon Blackwell, Mike Cross and Derrick Foxx feel real superior. Photo by B, Burgin. Regardless of senioritis, teachers load on the homework. Mrs. Blackman puts up her daily doses of Latin assignments. Photo by I. Plummer. Senioritis f 21 ' ' I 'Y A L ' . 3' Tara M. lackson Tony W. lacobs Beatrice lones Chevelle R. lones Deborah L. lones leffrey S. lones Tammy M. lones Edward Kesler 4 Q'- -we 14? Carmen N. Kilogore Adam K. Kluttz Brian Koontz Edward P. Koontz 22 X Seniors: Jackson-Koontz N v-XA., M so s Y Tamara G. Land Bonnie L. Lewis David I. Lewis lohnny R. Loftin Lori E. Mahaley Rodney S. Mahaley Traci M. Marsh Michael McCullough 4 M E. Parrish McDaniel Shane M. Merritt Anthony Mewbourne Stephanie A. Michael Seniors: Land-Michael X 23 Who Did What? Edward P. Koontz: Wrestling 2. Key Club 2. latin Club 3.4. State and National Conventions 3.4. Drama Club 3.4. Stage Band 2.3.4. Concert Band I. Marching Band I,2,3.4. Capt 3, Drum Maior 4. Drum Maior Camp 4. Bonnie L. Lewis: DECA 2. Latin Club 3.4. Library Asst.. Student Secretary 4. lohnny L. Loftin: Key Club 3.4. National Honor Society 3.4. lunior Marshall 3. French Club 4. Photographer 3.4. Newspaper Staff 4. Summer Ventures 3. Economics In Action 3. Lori E. Mahaleyz Key Club 2. Student Council 2. National Honor Society 3.4. French Club 2.3.4. Marching Band I . Bus Driver 3.4. Library Asst. 4. Guidance Asst. 4. Who's Who 4. Traci M. Marsh: Key Club 3.4. French Club 2.3.4. Anchor Club 4. Band I,2,3.4. Rifle Squad t. Flag Squad 2.3.4. Rifle Squad Capt. 3. Bus Driver 3.4. E. Parrish McDaniel: Cheerleading 2.3.4, Cheerleading Capt. 4. Track 2.3.4. Octagon Club 2.3.4. Treasurer 3. President 4. Latin Club 3.4. Key Club 3.4. Band I,2,3.4. Stephanie A. Michael: Student Council I .2.3.4. 2nd Vice Pres. 3. Sec. 4. Sr. Class Treas.. Drama Club l.2. Key Club 2.3.4. ACT 2.3.4. Octagon Club 2.3.4. Anchor Club 3.4. Treas. 4. French Club 3.4. Quiz Bowl Team. Band I,2,3.4. Flag and Rifle Squads. Winterguard I .2.3.4. Basketball Stats. I .2. Annual Staff 2.3.4. Co-Editor 4. lunior Marshall. Opti- mist Essay winner 2. Math contest 2.3. S.P.E.C. 3. Economics in Action 3. Students in Co. Govt. 3. Morehead nominee. Iohn L. Miller. Wrestling 2. Football Manager 2.3.4. Marching Band I,2,3.4. Concert Band I ,Symphonic Band 2. Wind Ensemble 3.4. Boy's State 3. C. Yvette Mitchell: Basketball I,2,3.4. Softball I,2,3.4. Volleyball I. DECA Club 2.4. Anchor Club 3.4. FHA Club 2.4. French Club 3. Dionne N. Mitchell: Student Council 3. French Club 3.4. Anchor Club 4. Chorus I,4. HOSA Club 4. Christie Nichols: Drama Club l,2.3. HOSA Club 2.3.4. Secretary 4. French Club 3. ACT Club 3. Band I. Chorus 3.4. Carole D. Oakes: Drama Club l.2.4. Tennis 4. Marching Band I,2,3.4. lazz Band 4. Teresa L. Pepper: HOSA Club 2. lason L. Plummer: Track manager I. Wrestling 2. Octa- gon club 2.3.4. Key Club 3.4. N,H.S. 3.4. Drama Club 4. latin Club 3.4, State and Nat. Conventions 3. Marching Band I,2,3.4. All County Band I,2,3.4. lazz Band 2.3.4. Boy's State 3. Who's Who. Photographer 4. Annual Staff 4. Barbara E. Puckett: Band l,2.3. DECA 2.3.4. Parlia- mentarian 2. Service Award 2.3. Vice Pres. and Historian 3. President 4. Broyhill Leadership Camp 3. National Career Development Camp 3. G. Douglas Ray: Wrestling 2. Pep Club 2. Vocational Award 2.3.4. Stephen B. Roof: Football I,2,3.4. Basketball I,2,3.4. Baseball I,2,3.4. Photography. Rosemary Rustin: Student Council I. DECA 2. Band l,2.3. French Club 3.4. F.H.A. 4. Homecoming Attendant 4. 24 f Senior Stats: E. Koontz-Rustin LN Seniors Earn Privileges he panic mounts. Sweat pours and it's not that hot. Formulas, coniugations and history facts swimming around in heads make normal con- versations impossible. lt's final exam time. But not for seniors! Most seniors would agree that the BEST privilege is that of exempting the dreaded final exams. Those seniors smart enough to come to school every day and! or make good grades avoided final exams. This reduced the pressure of having to pass the big test in order to graduate. Another privilege that the seniors en- ioyed was early dismissal for lunch. For seniors whose stomachs growled angrily begging for food, this was a blessing. As the rest of the underclassmen ran to the lunchroom doors only to be met by a long line of other hungry underclassmen, the seniors chowed down, savoring their se- niority. A sound the seniors waited three years for was that of "All rise for the seniors." As the seniors quietly filed into their assigned seats in the auditorium they were greeted with unfriendly ieers and envious looks from those who were stand- ing for them. This resentment was over- looked because this was the privilege that gave seniors the strongest sense of superiority. The privileges mentioned above are the obvious ones known by all seniors, but one not widely advertised is that of getting your way with the teachers. After twelve years of experience in the trenches of education, seniors know what Mrs. X ex- pects, what Mr. Y likes, and how to charm Ms. Z. How to be really slick as a senior is a privilege in itself. So how do seniors get this quality? They get it the old fashioned way, THEY EARN lT! lamie Sloan Although some would disagree that getting to eat CAFETERIA food first is not really a privilege, most seniors appreciate the opportunity to leave home- room a few minutes early to go to lunch. Photo by C. Weaver. Senior Privileges! 25 lohn L. Miller Michael A. Millikin r af 'U fl 1 A Christie Nichols Carole D. Oakes a an I I nw. 3 Q lason L. Plummer Barbara E. Puckett 26 I Seniors: Miller-Reid ds 34? reid? al C. Yvette Mitchell Dionne N. Mitchell Teresa L. Pepper Kenneth l. Pickerl J' i , "l- ,-.w . ,,.. f xii-F' , . 'X I wifi Gene D. Ray lerry L. Reid Stephen B. Roof Sherby R. Ruff Rosemary Rustin Tina C. Safrit 'ff rn- --e AQ .ps Y: f , , , ,fi I , ,Q M, 1 , if Mark W. Seaford S. Eric Short Raymond T. Sides Andrea A. Smith I 'R A. Michelle Smith Kenny L. Smith Raymond E. Smith Seana L. Snook Seniors: Roof-Snook X 27 28 f' Senior Stats: Safrit-Workman -,,,f-" j N V :H 1 is Although senior football players may not miss prac- tice, they'll miss participating in sports and other school activities. Photo by B. Burgin. ., gn, ""-:Nhat , M.- ' hm W. ' 3 ' g ,. . Wg ..,,,s-s l My .4 .. R Q - X ' INS, f ' c ., -6. F if 4 1 K " V ,. 1 ,., ittc i t M is - gm' A W , ,. W Q1 .5 L , . P , :ut s Y i -fi c A f f' 39 , A - -. 3 N A if . S Vt, , ! A ,x , A I ,lar if '-.izlg i W' -fi 6 -Q a t igfi Xi S, t""""" 'S c c .ar ,Q ' 1 , .. C, U 4 . """ks...f- sm...-I What'll Seniors Miss Most? seniors won't miss after graduation. Homework, pop quizzes, six page essays, four tests in one day, and ' administrative antics, are iust a few of these things. Here are some of the things seniors WILL miss about North Rowan: "The Cheerleaders!!" lDerrick Foxxl "The Great feeling of being a Senior" Uohnny Loftinl "Tripping out with my friends in the halls during lunch." lAndrea Smithj "Mg underclassmen friends" llennifer Huffman! "The Fridag night social events"'lMike Cross! "Being involved in the schools activities here are many things that I "The good friends I have rnade over the gears and the teachers who have taught me a lot." lAudrey Cookl "Mrs. Kesler and mg mang friends" tHeather Erviny "All the fun the class of '88 had" lPam Whitey "The GIRLS!" llasper Cuthrellb Once the seniors have graduated, there will be additions to the list due to the theory that things aren't missed until they're gone. Eric Short A..-s. S:il.ll,f1 15' Teachers will be missed in varying degrees. Most Seniors will miss the fun they had with their under- seniors who had Mrs, Kesler for English IV will re- classmen lriends.The home l.V.football games gave member the hard work she demanded and the dig- students a chance to socialize andlor study. Photo bg nity she demonstrated, Photo hg C. Crowell. I, lones. Seniors I 29 llohn Workmanl 1 a FW' 4 ' N l Ni r i ifb Y In gg gs, -f 1. Q- ' . r, - re s .lf....w 1 l 2 is-35155 Wendy M. Spry Adrian D. Steele Brian D. Steele Sherri D. Stodard J' ff -. Av i., A , X in . ,bm ,, qw V e R. Duane Swicegood Valina E. Tabor Craig L. Thomas Darrin C. Turner Crystal L. Walls Teresa I. Ward Melinda A. Watkins Chris M. Weaver 30 X Seniors: Spry-Weaver Lori F. Wenger Angela W. White Pamela L. White Stephanie D. White Arnethia N. Wilson Anthony L. Witte lohn S. Workman Not pictured: Dwuan Blackwell Michael I. Brown lasper L. Cuthrell lohn A. lefferies Love lones Archie D. Shavers Darryl Tillman Senior Leaders Senior class officers Amy Andrews - Secretary, Krista Hicks - President, Tara lackson - Vice President, and Stephanie Michael - Treasurer keep the class in- formed and involved. During Homecoming, they built the Cowboy effigy to burn at the bonfire. Whenever spokespersons were needed for the class, they were called upon. Their most important, and final duties as seniors and as class officers were as on-stage parti- cipants in the graduation ceremony at Keppel Auditorium. Seniors: Wenger-Workman X 31 Service with a smile. Amy Andrews, Andrea Britton and Sherri Stodard serve North as a bus driver, Student Body President, and student trainer, respectively, They each contribute in other ways as well. . if lf, , ,rM,,,..U-q I pt-f Good friends and friendly competi- tors. Stephanie Michael and Krista Hicks are known for their hard work and good grades. Academically they are the top two students in the class of l988. Athletes and scholars. Darrin Turner, Andre Archie, and Paul Benfield find time between practices and games to hit the books. They are successful both on and off the field. 32 X Outstanding Seniors X- , A., . I 'izhqvftie ' f1"'I"'r "' if .c,w'onw72s'. - , ,gg 3.5 fi 'P f Q, 7 ' A g4',,.f t , p 1 '49 up-1' r ell' V "Q, filly ,, 1 ,, 5, Y K' A . S PUbliCafi0hS Staffefi both lohn lohn writes forthe newspaperstaffand YOFKITIHH and IGSOFI Plummer BPPVS' lason writes and photographs for the iate a break between "dreadlines". annual Staff- Outstanding Seniors ith a very active senior class this year, choosing ten outstanding seniors was difficult, The annual staff considered each student in the class nominated thirty four seniors for the faculty to vote on. They considered the contributions the students made in terms of academics, art, athletics, drama, music, organizations, andfor publications. The top ten vote getters were chosen. Amy Andrews served North as an athlete, team manager, club member, and bus driver. She played basketball and tennis and managed basketball and softball. She was a member andlor officer of the Anchor, Key, A.C.T., and French clubs. She played in the band three years, drove a bus two years, was a class officer three years, and Homecoming Oueen as a senior. Andre Archie contributed his skills in sports, academics and as a class leader. He participated in football and basketball all four years and in baseball for three. Although the sports seasons limited study time, Andre consistently made good grades and was inducted into the N.H.S. as a iunior. He was a also a Latin club member and served as Sophomore Class President. Paul Benfield demonstrated leadership skills all four years. He was elected to a class office three years, and student council each year, serving as a class representative, Pub- licity Director, and First Vice-President. He was also Key Club recording secretary, and N.H.S. president. Paul played in the band and attended Boy's State, He played basket- ball two years and football and baseball all four. Andrea Britton worked four years to earn athletic and leadership recognition. She played basketball for four years, and she ran cross-country plus indoor and outdoor track. She was Student Body President, class treasurer, Publicity Director, officer of the octa- gon club, and member of the Key, Latin, H.O.S.A., and Pep clubs. She also attended C.irl's State and the Converse Leadership Program. Krista Hicks was totally involved in North activities. As a busy club leader, band member, and scholar, she only had time to run track as a sophomore. Krista was a class officer or student council member each year, and a member of the Anchor, Key, Octagon, and French clubs. She was A.C.T. President, academics Editor for the annual, and a N.H.S. member. She was a soloist in the Marching Band and was an All County Band member. She attended Rotary Leadership Camp, was on the Quiz Bowl team, and was Chief Iunior Marshall. She was on the Homecoming Court and was a Morehead Nomi- nee. Stephanie Michael was also a very busy student. She made balancing books, clubs and band look easy, As a Quiz Bowl team member, Iunior Marshall Co-Chief, N.H.S. member, Math Contest participant, and Morehead Nominee, she did her share of book work. As a Student Council officer, Anchor, Key, A.C.T., French, and Octagon club member of the band's flag, rifle, and winterguard squads, Stephanie did her share of legwork. lason Plummer accomplished many things at North. He managed the track team as a freshman and wrestled as a sophomore. He participated in the Octagon, Key, and Drama clubs plus N.H.S. He was secretary of the Latin club and attended the state and national conventions. He marched in the band four years, played in the iazz band and earned All County honors. He went to Boy's State and worked many extra hours as a yearbook staffer and photographer. Sherri Stodard made contributions in athletics, academics and organizations. She played basketball her first year and managed it the following two years. She was a football manager and head student trainer, having attended trainer clinics during two summers. Sherri was in the N.H.S. and she worked with the A.C.T., was Octagon Vice President, H.O,S.A. Vice President, and a library assistant. Sherri was also a yearbook business manager. Darrin Turner could always be found working on a school profect. Key club president and annual co-editor, Darrin was always busy. ln addition to three years of baseball, two years of marching band, French club and Student Council membership, Darrin maintained top grades and was included into N.H.S. as a junior and was a Iunior Marshall. He attended Boy's State, the N.C. Scholastic Press yearbook workshop and the Rotary Leadership Camp. lohn Workman became more involved each year at North. As freshman, he played basketball and played in the band. As a sophomore, he added tennis and basketball manager to his credits. As a iunior lohn became involved in several clubs and was chosen for the All County Band and Boy's State. As a senior, he participated in cross-country, Student Council, and worked on the newspaper staff. Outstanding Seniors X 33 Henry Adkins Melinda Bailey Felicia Bargeman Titus Batten l Z Dennis Berlien Dwayne Bivins t Q XX N Q Xl Michael Blackwell Orlando Blackwell HEADS OF THE CLASS eading the Junior Class were well rounded students who cared about the future of the school. They were chose by their peers to represent eleventh grade interests. In the past, the class officers were responsible for building the float for home- coming, but with the elimination ot floats, there was less to do. Officers for the class of 89 con- sisted of Melissa Secrest president, Colleen Bush vice president, Ronnie Fiti secretary, and Sidney Johnson treasurer. Melissa Secrest ex pressed the mutual feelings c her fellow class officers by stat ing, "Being elected by my felloi classmates let me know that was liked and appreciated which meant a lot to me." Junior class officers provide. leadership as heads of the class James Sloan im: 'S' 4 y V E Lori Bostian Kathy Bost Duane Bowers Walt Brotherton Devona Brown 34 i Juniors: Adkins - D. Brown 4 5 E. wg . 'Vi N ,5 ii Misty Gilbert Tia Glass Michael Gobble Robert Grant Penny Grubb CD I ax- , Lamar Hailey Amy Hammond Raquel Hammond Latonya Hargrave Peggy Harris O 1 Z Tara Harris Willie Hayes Vanessa Hicks Toby Holland Stephanie Hoover 1 Michelle Hopkins April Jackson Sidney Johnson Germaine Jones Lana Jones Lola Jones Marcus Jones Mark Jones Shawn King Earle Koontz 36 !Juniors: Gilbert - E. Koontz 7 qs., f t X F Mark Koontz Tina Lindsay Brian Lisk Dan Livasy Angela Locklear 'ON -a. 5 X t A us. lll Q X X Trahey Ludwick Tracy Maynor Jana McNeil Lori Menster Barbara Miller Asleep already at 12:55 and there's two more hours to go! lt is nearly impossible to stay awake in a warm classroom after lunch. Photo by B. Burgin. DON! Curtis Miller Sherman Miller Leigh Millikin Bryan Mills Henry Mink -win ey! You! Wake Upl I know it's fourth period and you've just had lunchg it's warm and your desk top begins to look as if it was a big beige pillow. You see your teacher and try your hardest to listen but the more you listen the farther away the voice goes. Boom! Your face crashed on top of your desk and you finally wake up only to be met by the disappointed staring eyes of your teacher. Ask any junior in a fourth period class right after lunch how hard it is to stay awake and they'Il tell you that it is definitely a hard job! lt must be natural for the body to sleep after its need for food has been filled. Some fourth period teachers understand how hard it is to stay awake but only a very small percentage will let this pass. But be- ware not to sleep too often for everyone knows if you snooze, you lose. James Sloan Juniors: M. Koontz - Mink X 37 4. tba, i X1 . IN R use ..., . f Frederica Smith Raymond Smith Terry Smith Christy Snider Mary Sowers x fav 'E xii -......-.. Angela Sprinkle Woody Stanley Wayne Teasley Teresa Torrence Shawnta Tracey Joel Trexler Renee Trexler Tonya Trexler Marcella Turner James Walker y the Junior year, students have mastered the "Homework Game," through lots of te- dious trial and error during the first two years of high school. Juniors have discovered a unique method of doing homework without the aid of a pen, pencil or brain. The object of the "Homework Game" was to make the grade without doing the work. As the deadlines for homework grew nearer, students began seeing images of the merciless teachers' greedy hands, grabbling for the homework assignments. After mental pictures like these, students began playing musical notebooks to get the work completed. Some even paid to let their fingers do the walking through unfamiliar notebooks. ln urgent cases, when no field trips or assemblies provided 38 f Juniors: F. Smith - Walker reasons to avoid homework, some juniors actu- ally attempted the work themselves during lunch. After waking up on deadline day with only a blank sheet of paper, juniors had to trick their teachers into giving them extra time by means of the EXCUSE. 'tl ran out of notebook paper and all the stores were closed because the city was in a blackout." "My brother and I were fight- ing onthe way to school today and he threw my homework out the car window." "My mother ran out of diapers for my baby sister, and my home- work and a roll of tape were lying nearby . . Although the end result was still a zero, teachers enjoyed the various stories and usu- ally stayed a move ahead in the "game" Jason Plummer. ln some classes, students are allowed time to work on homework. Marcus Jones finishes up some work in Mrs. Bell's class. Photo by H. Mink. A4957 ,, tw ,N 'C fi rx xx Oi. Sandy Myers Carla Nesbitt William Norman Tammy Norris Donnie Nunn CD I ...R N f Kimberl Pruitt Kerry Oakley Verlie Page Angela Platt D D o y 7 ' Q A 3' ,R E E Z Derrick Pruitt Chad Queen Alice Rabon Ken Reid , I , D in K rw K -"M 'P H A 41 Y ay- E Edward Riley David Rives onya Pusher Kim Flustin 40 f Juniors: Myers - Shaver to 5? 4 t Q-. .- w x r s Seaford Deneen Sechler Wig I If 'wt AAIW f Shaver 5 as .Juniors realize they're only ONE YEAR AWAY! what you want to do after you graduate. Along with this se- rious attitude comes expectations of maturity. You are now an upperclassman and you are expected to behave like one. Suddenly, a year is not so long because you realize that in one year you will be a SENIOR! Eric Short hen you are sixteen, a year is a long time and there is a big difference between your sopho- more and junior years. Being a junior can be a rude awak- ening. You suddenly find that you are not a kid anymore, and you are going to have to make serious decisions that will effect the rest of your life. Teachers now began to talk ,, L'feafterh'h h I' I' .J ' w T I k aboutpreparingforcollege,takingtheS.A.T.,anddecldrng ' 'g sc oo 'Sareany Umor ayne easeyma essome decisions about the future. Photo by J. Plummer. 4. N. '00 , TQ K . 1. Q ff' - I .K M . . I Kelly Simmerson Bobbi Sims , , Jamie Sides -iii " --tx-' 1 rg-rerftfl'-2'-R 1 3:-gg:g.':...fgjL -1. 1i5'3:1?.'f.'i-':f:E5:E5:::rf.5fE:::f'-",..':-, ' Leslie Sisson Erika Slaton James Sloan Alison Smith Edward Smith Iiimta u C Z O I CD 41 !Juniors: Sheppard - Smith Amy Adams Jay Adams Adrienne Allison Joanna Banks Chris Barnes Brie Barnes Brandon Basinger Jeff Basinger Tim Batten Tito Belton Derrick Blackwell Cassandra Branch K'wanna Branch Robert Brown Ashley Cauble Carlotta Chambers Anthony Cherry Malva Clement Chris Clodfelter Natalie Clymer Marc Collins Nicole Corpening Leatrice Crawford Greg Culp Broderick Daniels 42 X Sophomores: Adams Damels , J . T4 .Q fl LADY LEADERS ophomore in Latin literally means, "wise fool". The second year is meant to be an eventful, informative experi- ence. Even things as important as class elections can be fun. The fact that once again, sopho- mores have elected all female officers was unexpected. These l"wise fools" elected as their lleaders: Monique Ruffin, president, lTracie Maynard, vice-presidentg 'Malva Clement, secretary, and Rhea Milton, treasurer. With no homecoming floats, class l f l l officers had to find a substitute for participation. Officers generated en- thusiasm through the building of dummies for class competition. Tracie Maynard expressed, "I wish that homecoming floats had not been taken away, without them, we really weren't that involved. " The sophomore class has again displayed their need to be different by electing all female officers. These ladies have helped to lead the way to a successful sophomore year. Steph- anie Michael. Kathleen Davis Larry Dixon Susan Edwards Kevin Ennis Antoinette Ford 1 .fc '- Veronica Fortson Lance Garrison e':S::'.t.... Crystal Gilbert Jamie Gobbel Karen Gobble Keshia Griffin Latonia Hairston Greg Hannold Sophomores: Davis - Hannold l 43 Leslie Harrison Sophs Fill Their Scholastic Shoes ecoming a sophomore had its advantages. You were no longer thought to be a young, immature fresh- man. You had one year of high school under your belt and could be thought of as a "veteran". You were no longer thought of as a green, inexperienced scholar by the superior upper- English and Biology created a chal- lenge for young industrious sopho- mores. This year was the beginning of diffi- cult, college-prep classes. The sopho- more yearwas the foundation for the junior and senior years to come. Aca- demic indolence of the freshman year classmen. T Becoming a sophomore also had it's disadvantages. Academic pressures popped out from every angle when you were a sophomore. Classes became harder compared to the freshmen year. Courses like Geometry, World History, was looked on as inexperience. The rest of the school years will be filled with scholastic stress. Eric Short. Sweating it out in Biology, Avery Wilkerson and Rhea Milton accept their academic challenges. Photo by A. Starnes. Scott Hawkins . Crystal Heilig Amy Hicks Tonya Hollingsworth Chris Holshouser Barry Hopper James Houpe Willie Jackson AI' 44 X Sophomores: Harrison - Jackson i 5 as S . P H S 4 Q "A i ,J Darrell Jacobs Chris M. Jefferies Chris L. Jefferies Keith Jones Latonya Jones Ronald Jones Donna Kern Fabia Kesler Lisa Koontz Brenda Leach Ginger Leazer Michelle Livengood Chevella Lomax Derrick Luckey Tarsha Mallett Tracie Maynard Stacey McCIuney Wendy Melton Angel Merritt Michael Miller Rhea Milton Terry Mitchell Teresa Moretz Todd Morrow Beth Motley Sophomores Jacobs - Motley f 45 Traci Myers Tim Nance Matt Overcash Lora Owen Melody Patterson Lamont Peace Regina Perry Luther Phifer Debbie Poole Denny Puckett Keith Reid Eddie Richardson Linda Richardson Jerry Riley Eddie Roche Beckg Royce Lamont udisell Monique Ruffin Dana Rusher Rusty Russell Judy Rustin Julia Rustin Michael Shaw Rob Shaw Chuck Shehan 46 X Sophomores: Myers - Shehan 13' 'S 'ix 5 f' Where's Your Ring? e awakened in a cold sweat, shaking all over. Thank goodness it was only a dream. Realistic lmages of the loss of his class ring dis- turbed this sophomores sleep. Alter awakening, all that could be recalled was a vision of atwo-hundred dollar ring caught helplessly in a whirl- pool leading to total darkness. The only hope for the situation was the appearance of the tidy-bowl man or at least a plumber. It took what seemed to be a hundred years to grow old enough to get a class ring. It may have taken another ten years to talk mom and dad into if Rf' paying for it. They heard such phrases as, "Everybody else is getting one," and "lt I don't get one, l will be cast from societyg l will be a nobody." A beam of light from the top of his nightstand caught his eyeg it was his class ring. Greatly relieved, he rolled over, pulled the covers over his head and slept soundly. Jason Plummer. Sophomores get excited when the ring .man comes. Chuck Shehan picks up his ring from the Josten's representative and pays the balance due. Photo by M. Overcash. Brandon Shoaf Eric Sides Michael Sides Brian D. Smith X Brian T. Smith Chris Smith Jimmy Smith Melissa Smith Brent Snider Patricia Spears Sophomores: Shoal - Spears X 47 l Mary Ellen Stamper Amy Starnes Charles Stinson Meria Stinson Michael Stinson Steven Stowe Jeremy Surratt Darrell Swicegood Darin Thomas Julie Thomas Latrina Torrence Julie Trexler IVIAN, WHAT ruising down the street behind the y wheel of your new car you think boy, what a feeling! You reflect back when it all seemed like a dream. Hating to get out of bed and make that last day of Drivers Ed, you got through it and then it was time to go get the treasured driver's license. Pulling into the parking lot ofthe Highway Patrol Station, your heart was beating wildly as you anticipated the ROAD TEST. Your hands were so sweaty you knew you'd hardly be able to hold the steering wheel. When asked questions about the car by the typical seven foot, two hundre plus driving instructor, your voice began to crack. You were so nervous that you felt like going home to hide but all your friends would know you didn't pass the test. Gaining new found courage from the glance over at the smiling parent who 4gg....... ... g.. ' ' ff Sonia Trexler Kelvin Turner Robert Valentine Talatha Vaughters Jeff Veach 48 X Sophomores: Stamper -- Veach A FEELING brought you, it was into the car and around the block. it really wasn't as bad as you ex- pected. E Safely back at the patrol station, you posed for your mug shot and walked out of there with your plastic proof of independ- ence. ln the parking lot, you leaped high into the air and released one of the most ioyous WAH-HOOS of your life. J Returning to the present, you catch your- self just before running a red light. When, you say as you recall that earlier day of dread and celebration. Man, what a feeling! Jamie Sloan. Fortunate sophomore! On his sixteenth birth- day, Matt Overcash got the keys to a brand new 280 ZX. Photo by A. Starnes. ' ' 1' - 'dr -M-can A t. "' A s if Not Pictured Charlie Broughton Regine Cline David Crisco Jeffery Evans Steven Evans Jessica Gaither Latisha Graham Erica Harris Morris Jones John Long Melissa Vinson Alison Waddell James Walton Michael Ward Tomeaka Ware Tim Wells Robert White Stanley White Joseph Wilder Avery Wilkerson Laticia Williams Bryant Wilson Teretha Lynn Harry McNeeIy Dion Miller Mark Robertson Michael Smith Tonya Smith Robert Tabor William Thompson Terry Tucker Timothy Walker Sophomores: Vinson - Witherspoon X 49 Chris Adams Sally Andrews Cathy Austin Ambus Bailey Sarah Baker 2. Tammy Baker S Tony Barber Emmanuel Barnes Reggie Barnes 5 Ronald Benton Carlotta Birst 41. James Birst Brandi Bittle 50 X Freshmen: Adams - Bittle Fl sl-- N W., ,W 1 ,gg Freshman class officers try to help classmates get over fears of being freshmen. Sally Andrews, Secretary: Sarah Baker, Treasurerg Angie Den- ison, Presidentg and Wanda Jackson, Vice President. Photo by A. Piatt. H E N 5 .A 56:1 ffil 2, if Health and P.E. make being a freshman a little easier. Christie Shotzber- ger and Kathy Rowe chat while Mr. Seacrest prepares a film strip. Photo by J. Loftin. FACING FEARS chool seems to take forever. As a student you find yourself always looking forward to the next step. Each step up the edu- cational ladder is filled with fear and desire. All those years you waited to be in high school, struggling through the lower grades, to finally ar- nve. It was like a dream. Emerging from the bus you would enter a world where everyone treats you like adults. Halls would be filled with people purposely mov- ing from class to class. That last thought causes a tvvinge of fearg how will you know where to go ? Suppose you look foolish in front of the upperclassmen? Suppose you can't find your classes, your homeroom, your locker? You've heard the stories: classes would be harder, tests and exams would be real killers, and teachers would show no mercy on the unscholarly. Also, what about initiation? You've heard tales about freshman hunting, about hazing and being degraded by the up- perclassmen. You know you can survive, but the thoughts of the unknown are still dis- turbing, Think positive, you tell yourself. After all, think about the freedom of lunch periods, of selecting some of your classes, of being treated in a more mature fashion, but best of all, it moves you one step closer to seniority. Jason Plummer Annette Black Jody Blackwelder Alicia Bradley Robert Branch James Bucklew Jason Bucklew Tommy Burgess Brian Carter Jamie Charles Donnie Charleston Denise Clement Deanna Cranfield Suzzanne Cuthrell Freshmen: Black - Cuthrell X 51 Clavonne Davis Angela Denison Michael Dudley Amy Earnhardt Leslie Edwards Shawn Ellis Tarsha Ellis Sammi Ervin A Ethel Evans Scott Faucette 52 i Freshmen: Davis - Faucette F R E Being a new student AND a freshman can be twice as nerve-wracking. Heather Berg tries to find where all her classes are in her new sur- roundings. Photo by B.Burgin. NO RESPECT t's hard being a fresh- man, everyone is always picking on you," said Odell Stinson. Being a freshman is a dirty job, but there is no avoiding it. On the first day of school freshmen have to entertain upperclassmen by wandering through the halls looking confused and lost. lnnocently asking di- rections from upperclass- men, they wander away not knowing they are headed for the wrong end of the building. Freshmen have provided upperclassmen this kind of amusement for untold ages. Why do Seniors like be- ing seniors? Because they are not freshmen anymore and they don't have to bum rides to ball games nor be home by eleven. Freshmen, needn't de- spair. All things come to an end, and next year they will have a new job - being SOPHOMGRES! Next year they'll have the distinct pleasure of giving out the wrong directions. Yes, in the coming years they'll do fine, but until then they'lI have to continue being freshmen and getting no re- spect. James Sloan nr Y 5. 5 I Kimberg Fulton Melvin Iadden Tyrone Gladden Ashley Goodman Chad Hege Felicia Heilig Stacy Hengel Angie Hicks Pamela Hill Harry Holmes Cathy Hoover Trent Hoover Vonda Hoover Gary Houston Makela Houston Ralonda Hunter Erica James Wanda Jackson Billie Jefferies William Jenkins Elbe Felic Mich Jones ia Jones elle Jones , Tonya Jones Glen Freshmen: Fulton da Kendall - Kendall X 53 Mark Kennerly Anthony Kight Kevin Kirkpatrick Christopher Kyles Thomas Leonard Bobby Locklear Laquitar Long Michael Lytle Beth Madden Brian Mahaley Angelica Martin Jeffery Matthews Billy Meres Josh Mills Marlon Mitchell Steghanie Mitchell hannon Myers Robbie Myrick Jett Noles Traci Norman Travis Nunn Chris Payne Gerry Phillips Sonya Phillips Monica Pleasants 5 as 54 f Freshmen: Kennerly - Pleasants if IS ,rw 'Hr AWKWARD h yes, the freshman. What a happy-go- lucky carefree group. As a freshman life is bliss . . . or is it? As a freshman you are the new kid on the block. Everybody wants to show you around and be your friend, right? The up- perclassmen go out of their way to make your high school experience a happy and eventful one! In reality, being a fresh- man can be at best awk- ward. In the beginning, you don't know where your classes are, or which lunch MOMENTS to eat, or even where to go and "hang out" before the first bell rings. Some freshmen reported such embarrassing mo- ments as falling down stairs ias seniors were going upJ and being late to class be- cause they went to F hall in- stead of G hall. Many expe- rienced the embarrassment of bad grades for the first time. Just as "time heals all wounds" the freshmen overcame their awkward- ness and with time, em- barrassed themselves less often. Eric Short Freshmen face the figures. Darryl Parker and Jamie Charles try to figure out the new computerized report card. When report cards were distributed, some freshmen faced the hard reality that high school tea- chers take their work seriously. Photo by J. Plummer. Xxf, rx' W., .,,. e.. ,,- ,,e----A '+- April Powell Vonda Provoid Tchaundia Pruitt Joseph Pruss Kevin Rainey William Risner Kathy Rowe Dawn Rowe Stephanie Rusher Angela Schaefer x if Freshmen: Powell - Schaefer X 55 Crystal Scott John Shay Charlie Sheperd Matthew Shumaker Sonja Sifford Steven Simpson Terry Smith Jatana Snider Consuela Spratt Flon Stamer Pam Starks Odell Stinson Steven Stoner Renee Teasley Rodney Tillman Lynn Timmerman Felicia Torrence Kim Torrence Lesa Trexler 56 X Freshmen: Scott Ex Trexler 1' . ilas' I5 I 'E FITTING IN B y October, freshmen were settled in and merged members of the student body. No longer fearful and shy, they were veterans experienced in changing classes, getting through lunch lines, and writing their own blue slips. Without the anxiety of the first week of school, classes were easy to get to, stairs were less slippery and freshmen were more confident. They knew where to be, when, and what to wear. They had been to ballgames, club meetings and parties with their friends. They were less likely to embarrass themselves and glad of it. Many freshmen grew several inches taller, pounds heavier, and much wiser. No longer treated like children, teachers expected freshmen to act like young adults and most met the chal- lenge with only a few regressions. Although it took a couple of months to become Cavaliers, the freshmen learned the "ropes" and became active members of the student body. Darrin Turner 4ijj,,,,W: in U -N1 L 5 ff' Q y y Qs.-5 Freedom at lunchtime Freshmen Lynette Pruitt, Sonya Siltord, April Powell and Renee Teasley enjoy eating lunch in the courtyard WITHOUT teacher supervision. Photo by A.Kluttz. 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E agle 801 W. Innes St., Salisbury, N.C. 28144 Phone C7043 637-0850 We're here for all of your automotive needs. Ads X 63 Trophies and placques earned over a thirty year span can accumulate a lot of dust. Anchor club member Cynthia Watkins works to make both the inside and outside ofthe trophy case shine. Photo by N. Crawford. . sst s t C wr S Led by brush bearing Andrea Britton, Octagon Club members scrub down the activity buses after school. CLUBS CLEAN UP n addition to the Octagon Club that washed activity buses, sev- eral clubs found a way to improve the looks of things around school. Club members worked after school and on teacher workdays to clear up and replant the central courtyard. Each group had an area to work with and decided on and bought the plants they used. Industrial Arts students built attractive borders with logs to separate the planting areas from the walkways. Using the advice and actual plants of some teachers, by the time cold weather arrived, new trees, shrubs and perennial plants were in the ground. The organizations worked on many other service oriented projects during the year, but most who participated in the courtyard cleanup felt good about the liv- ing results of their efforts. :if-i rs.-Q, QW 64 X Organizations Voting and volunteering are the main agenda items during most club meetings. Planning for ac- tivities are Key Club members. Photo by L. Jones www-safe,-.W+Q,..,,, x.x.. is W , Y. A L i ff" 'fha foil' l f+ Helping out at Octoberfest. Sidney Johnson and Jay Adams work in the Kiwanis booth at Dan Nicholas Park as Key Club representatives. Photos by B, Burgiri. Pruning stray branches and spreading mulch goes fast with lots of help. National Honor Society members and Key Clubbers give up a workday! holiday to make the courtyard look better. Organizations i' 65 Discussion of activities Octago OCTAGON CLUB Q... A club that has potential. an you imagine riding around in a dirty bus with words like "wash me" and "back off" stenciled in the dirt? Well, theOctagon club did you a favor. In October they took time out of their busy after- noon schedules to wash the activity buses so you could ride to ball games and on trips without the embarrassment of slang remarks written all over it. Do you remember the twisted, dead and ugly plants in the courtyard? Thanks to the Octagon Club tin conjunc- tion with other school clubsj the ugly courtyard is now lush greenery that will invite you to be in the presence of it on a warm sunny spring day. When Regina Perry was asked what was the best thing about the club she stated, "So far this year the Octagon Club has enhanced my desire to beautify my school and its sur- roundings. l hope my attitude rubs off on more students so our school can be a showcase to the public." The Octagon Club could be for you if you like improving your surroundings and feeling good about yourself. Chad Cook took time out to say "I feel the Octagon Club really has the potential to become one of the best clubs in the school. All it will take is more participation from its mem- bers." Amy Hammond plans for future activities. Photo by C Watkins Octagon Members - Bottom Row: Wendy Spry, Crystal Gilbert, Renee Trexler, Misty Gilbert, Colleen Bush, Stephen Roof, Stephanie Michael, Krista Hicks, Kelly Simmerson, Tammy Norris, Carla Nesbit, Angel Andrews, Parrish McDaniel. Second Row: Amy Hicks, Chad Cook, Raymond Smith, Jason Plummer, Re- gina Perry, Ashley Cauble, Tracie Maynard, Melinda Watkins, Talatha Vaughters, Paula Shaver, Alice Ftabon, Carole Oakes, Jane Copley. Top Row: Amy Hammond, Carlotta 66 l Octagon Chambers, Debbie Poole, Jay Adams, Dana Rusher, Lisa Koontz, Angel Merrit, Ginger Leazer, Julie Trexler, Andrea Britton, and Sherri Stoddard. Photo by A.Piatt Officers - Seated: Raymond Smith, Sargent at Arms, Tracie Maynard, Secretaryg Chad Cook, Sargent at Arms. Standing: Sherri Stoddard, Vice Presidentg Jane Copley, Treasuerg Parrish McDaniel, Pres- ident. Photo by A. Piatt 13481 2916 3 :spanned 'Sf ' 1 gf 'sv K on Y asf i KX Washing away the dirt. Parrish M- "- 4 McDaniel washes the bus to get ridlof . the slang remarks inscribed in the dnrl. L Photo by S.Roof f' A A ,,,.A:f"' , Bus Drivers - Amy Andrews, Crystal Walls, Adam Kluttz, Colleen Bush, Robert Grant, Toby Holland, and Cassondra Heilig. Not pictured: Lori Mahaley and Traci Marsh. Photo by C. Watkins. Octagon and Bus Drivers X 67 ,, 4 The best things in life are not free as Darin Turner, Chad Queen, and Brian Koontz discover. Mrs. Morris collects dues for the Key club. Photo by J. Plummer lt's hard being a salesman as Darin Thomas discovers. ln the hard sell audience are Steven Stowe and Jeremy Surratt. Photo by C. Weaver i Officers - Bottom Row: Brian Koontz, Vice Presidentg Laura Wetmore, Recording Secretary, Melinda Bailey, Corresponding Secre- 68 X Key Club fzj tary. Top Row: Chad Queen, Treasurer, Darin Turner, President. Photo by S. Roof No, they are not working on the chain gang. Sidney Johnson, Wayne Teasley, Darin Turner, and Paul Benfield get the soil in the court yard ready to plant monkey grass. Photo by B. Burgin hx I-f snag .1 ., gf, at 'skim .. .f-fffl kj ,MSSQ- ? E ,K I-fl E rv-eg 'WW' I .... . 'iz N ., ' 'I V Q , I 2' B . 1 ' r .f . 5 . , J. V -. A ,M X , ...gk A 3 W f ' 7,4 Q, M' - . H ' 'Q - we 1 .Q e -ad Q 4 5.2551 W , .. .wwf ,gy th ., I W WM, ,W .. . Enjoying rewards for academic success. Catlw Austin, Sally Andrews, and im Fulton enjoy refreshments while Malva Clement and Reggie Barnes converse during the Honor Tea. Photo by C. Crowell Key Club members - Bottom Row: Amy Hicks, Kelly Simmerson, Latonya Jones, Melinda Watkins, Monique Ruffin, Angela Locklear, Colleen Bush, Parrish McDaniel, Shaundria Gibson, Angela Sprinkle. Second Row: Dana usher, Trahey Ludwick, Amy Bean, Tina Safrit, Stephanie Michael, Krista Hicks, Darin Turner, Melissa Secreast, Jason Plummer, David Rives. Third Row: Darin Thomas, Brandon Basinger, Brian Smith, Wendy Spry, Tara Jackson, Ashley Cauble, Talatha Vaughters, Sidney Johnson, Angel Merrit, Dawn Denton, Chad Queen, Ginger Leazer, Lora Owens, Beth Motley. Top Flow: Tracie Maynard, Paul Benfield, Brian Koontz, Stephen Roof, Chad Cook, Jim Young, John Workman, Jane Copley, Laura Wetmore, Johnny Loftin, Jay Adams, Crystal Heilig, and Amy Hammond. Photo by A. Platt KEY CLUB Service organization strives to help others. aring is our way of life" is the key to the Key club. With 49 active members and a busy advisor, the club accomplished many special projects. The year began with dedi- cated members joining the club. "lt takes dedication and hard work to be in the Key club. The club sets goals and goes after them," stated Angela Locklear. Helping at the Autumn Jubi- lee was one of the group's first endeavors. Another project was selling carnations during homecoming and on Valen- tine's Day. The club also planted a section of the court yard. During International Key Club Week the club held an Honor Tea for all students who made either A or B honor roll. The same week, some of the club went to advisor Delores Morris's church as a group. The club really shows en- thusiasm and exuberance. Being the third year for the club, all the members have shown dedication. Delores Morris said, "lt really is a pleasure being advisor of the club and working with students who put forth the ef- fort to help others." Angela Locklear Key Club l 69 D.E.C.A. Member - Bottom Row: Stephanie White, Sandie Myers, Chevelle Jones, Raquel Hammond, Rhea Milton, Teresa Stinson, Neat Wilson, Angie White, Tomeaka Ware. Second Ftow: Antoinette Ford, Michelle Livengood, Marsha Seaford, Cynthia Watkins, Angel Andrews, Michelle Hopkins, Nicole Crawford, Nw'-WluwmmmWW-FMDWMMWMMW,,M,,,,,,,M,,,,,.,,,,.-,,,,, M ei ,,,.,...... Brenda Leach, Delphia Cline, Pam Reid, Yvette Mitchell, Third Row: Tonya Hollingsworth, Lori Bostian, Lori Menster, Becky Royce, Melody Patterson, Judy Rustin, Julie Thomas, Frances Howard, Lisa Smith, Regina Cline. Fourth Row: Rusty Russell, Stacy Baker, James Clark, Adrian Steele, Brian Steele, Lorenzo White, Mike Batten, Kim Torrence, Tisha Williams, Marcus Jones, Keshia Grif- fin, Cassaundra Branch. Top Row: Love Jones, Walt Brotherton, Jamaal Wright, Michael Stinson, Leatrice Crawford, Darryl Tillman, Dion Miller. Photo by B, Burgin X 21 T T r'rt Frrr rrrrievrree T ,.v.. 1 digit ,,- In ,,.,, 1 W V I ,H T ,, ,Q E Q M ,- Ry- -,, T , kyk mx nr", T M, a, 1t L '- O ff J f DJ. t I ' ' I Y, A 2, I' Q , ,ra , -1 ' . T rrei Q3 'T t, A r Q T C QQ w il . 4 , ' ff vf' Tr T , 529 - FT' , of 5 I Tf, ' ' , L - ' F f,. ,, ' I - .'-- AT ' ' ,gal Induction of D.E.C.A. officers. James Clark gives his speech as he is inducted as a D.E.C.A. class officer. Photo by J. Huffman 701 D.E.C.A. Qt' A Q ff ,. ,Jn ,,., M wh D.E.C.A. Chapter Officers - tBot- tom to t0Dl: Barbara Puckett, President, Raquel Hammond, Vice- President, Nicole Crawford, Secre- tary, Yvette Mitchell, Historian, Chevelle Jones, Display Coordinator, Colleen Bush, Parliamentarian. Not Pictured Angel Andrews, Chapter Ac- tivities Director. Photo by A. Kluttz. O - ,,., ,..,,.V M L With two advisors Mrs. Bell and Ms. Siwinski, the endless tasks of direct- ing the busy club can be divided be- tween them. Photo by C. Watkins. Hall A Six heads are better than one. D.E.C.A. members must work to- gether to plan activities like the fair booth, installation ceremony, and the fashion show. Photo by C. Watkins. Class Officers - Bottom row: Chevelle Jones, Deneen Sechler, Rhea Milton, Neat Wilson, Teresa Stinson, Cassaundra Aldrich, Raquel Hammond, Becky Fioyce. Second row: Dion Miller, Cynthia Watkinis, Julie Flustin, Tonya Trexler, Yvette Mitchell, Marie Harrison. Third row: Michael Stinson, Lorenzo White, Stacy Baker. Top row: Brian Page. Photo by J. Huffman. E lf' ' -' ewes'-:i.ga Marketing managers at work D.E.C.A. CLUB ECA is the student or- ganization designed to develop future leaders in the fields of marketing, merchan- dising and management. The club is open to all students en- rolled in any of the courses offered by the Marketing Edu- cation Department tcourses taught by Bell or Siwinskil. The purposes of DECA are to de- velop education in marketing which will contribute to occu- pational competence and to promote understanding and appreciation for the reponsibi- lities of citizenship in our free, competitive enterprise system. DECA is one of our school's most active organizations with a full calendar of activities year round. DECA began this year with election of chapter officers and individual class officers. A candlelight cere- mony was held in the school li- brary for installation of officers and induction of new members. DECA members designed an exhibit for the Rowan County Fair using this years DECA theme: "Free En- terprise in Building Your Fu- ture" to emphasize the three parts of Marketing Education: class, on-the-job and DECA activities. Students attended the following district activities: Leadership Conference at Wingate College in October, Officers Training at Sun Valley High School in December and Competitive Events in Salis- bury Mall in January. DECA members attended their 3 day State Career Development Conference in Charlotte in March where they were presented the three star Roses Chapter Activities Award for outstanding chapter participation in the yearly program of youth acitivity. The highlight of the year was the twelfth annual Fash- ion Show presented to the student body in April. Bonnie Bell D.E.C.A. i 71 Speaking without an accent, Paul Blount tells the French club about his summer trip to France. He spent five weeks with a French family learning the culture and seeing the sights. Photo by S. Roof. Field trips are fun! After the club went to a play in Winston-Salem they went shopping at Hanes Mall. Renee Trex- ler tries on a plastic Heman chest in a costume shop. Photo by J. Huffman. Q r lsii sse. t t .542 ' zs- ., , ' 2 Vf , l K. ' , 5, Us 1 im Hn' 1 . fs at t t it l .. i i French Club members enjoy becoming cultured Le Circle Francais st-ce que nous amusons en francais? lAre we having fun in French?l Those students in Le Circle Francais lThe French Clubl enjoyed themselves at club meetings once a month when they watched French movies, played games and learned about the French culture. Mrs. Anne Briggs, one of the advisors said, "I enjoy teaching French this year, I am learning along with the students." The other advisor Mrs. Elizabeth Bartlett en- 72 I French Club joyed sharing students and club duties with Mrs. Briggs. The club went to Ft.J. Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem to see a live theatre production of "L'Avare." The story, about a miser, was done in both French and English. Mary Weeks said, "I really enjoyed the play, it was very interesting." lf Le Circle Francais members ever go to France, they will have an advantage over the students who didn't take French. They would be able to order correctly in a French restaurant and avoid the embarrassment of a waiter bringing a burning towel in- stead of real food! Senior Paul Blount made the trip to France last summer to live with a French family. "It really wasn't too hard to com- municate," said Paul, "and I had a terrific time." Hopefully more club members will be able to expe- rience French culture first- hand in the future. Angela Locklear i l . 2: i . ,,.fA-'c"'4M ss.:- ,Q-V .fc 'Ny Q if .J French I Members - Bottom Row: Germaine Jones, Karen Rhyne, Leslie Sisson, Mary Sowers, Jane Copley, Kelly Simmerson, Raquel Hammond, Teresa Stinson, April Hawkins. Sec- ond Row: Bryan Mills, Lana Jones, Sharon Carter, Stephanie Hoover, Ronnie Fite, Michelle Hopkins, Carla Nesbitt, Michael Batten, Third Row: Curtis Miller, Mary Weeks, Angela Sprinkle, Deneen Sechler, Traci Myers, Melissa Secreast, Angie Piatt, Ed Smith, Sidney Johnson. Top Row: Peggy Harris, Leslie Harrison, MaryEllen Stamper, Latonya Hargrave, Kim Pruitt, Maurice Warren, Allen Earnhardt, Andy Denton, and Michael Gobble. Photo by M. Overcash. ,Si Sf! 1 'V' NJ" 'lf gf Cards on club days. Mrs. Bartlett teaches Chere Davis, Lori Mahaley, Traci Marsh, and Jennifer Huffman how to play a French card game. Photo by B. Burgin. ,G'9KQ,, ii French II Members - Bottom Row: Carol Oakes, Heather Ervin, Krista Hicks, Trahey Ludwick, Amy Beam, Melinda Bailey, Tina Safrit, Stephanie Michael, Aleshia Hawkins, Amy Andrews, Jennifer Huffman, Karen Adams, Alice Rabon, Mae Rustin, Donnie Nunn, Chad Queen. Second Row: Felicia Bargeman, Stephen Roof, Darrin Turner, John Workman, Misty Gilbert, Renee Trexler, i van Devonna Brown, Cassondra Heilig, Dionne Mitchell, Melinda Watkins, Tammy Jones, Tracy Maynor, Vera Cornelius, Kerry Oakley, Shante Tracy, Terry Smith. Top Row: Deborah Jones, Chris Crowell, Jeff Jones, Brian Koontz, Chad Cook, Audrey Cook, Tina Dorty, John Cooper, Dwayne Bivens, Jennifer Brown, Tonga Rusher, Chris Hannold, and Baron ray. Photo by C. Watkins. French Club f 73 Developing their leadership abili- ties and getting out of class all day ive Penny Grubb, Lori Wenger, aathy Bost, Florence Warren, and Melynda Hipps reason to smile as they attend the leadership conference at Pfeiffer. Photo by C. Watkins. Setting the figures straight. Teresa Pepper and ori Wenger help ad- visor Ramona Wilson get the cook book account straight. Photo by N. Crawford. t'.'i Lending a helping hand F1-i HERO o you like to help peo- ple? Do you also like to plan menus and prepare food? lf so, the F.H.A.l H.E.Ft.O. fFuture Home- makers of AmericalHome Economics Related Occu- pationsl club could be the or- ganization for you. "The FHA! HERO club is leaders on the move who care and help peo- ple throughout the commu- nity," said Lori Wenger, president of the club. The FHAlHEFtO club put this idea into action by taking pumpkins to rest homes on Halloween and by sponsoring 74 l FHA! H ERO a project for the needy during Christmas. The club showed off their baking skills and treated the teachers to a surprise buffet following a faculty meeting in October. A trip to Pfeiffer College gave members an opportunity to learn more about the club's goals. Cynthia Watkins said, "The sessions helped me to get to know people and learn more about FHAlHERO." The active club met weekly and found that lending a help- ing hand was rewarding and fun. Angela Locklear will t-Qtif' AN L. xi 5 , . 'Q A beautiful table setting awaits Enioying a change in their diet, teachers at a FHAXHERO banquet. teachers demolish the appetizing food Willie Hayes checks the drinks while prepared for them by the club. Photo Craig Thomas makes sure there is by C. Watkins enough ice. Photo by C. Watkins. FHAIHERO officers - Bottom Row: Nicole Crawford, Secretaryg Lori Wen- ger, President, Peggy Harris, Parlia- mentariang Chere Davis, Vice President. Top Row: Florence War- ren, Treasurerg Cynthia Watkins, Vice President, Craig Thomas, Historian, and April Jackson, Secretary. Photo by J. Huffman. FHAXHERO members -- Bottom Row: Teresa Stinson, Nicole Craw- ford, April Jackson, Lori Wenger, Felicia Heilig. Second Row: Cassondra Heilig, Willie Hayes, Peggy Harris, Melynda Hipps, Flor- ence Warren, Chere Davis. Top Row: Cynthia Watkins, Craig Thomas, and Penny Grubb. Photo by J. Huffman. Chorus I students - Bottom row: Deanna Cranfield, Carlotta Birst, Cathy Flowe, Tammy Jones, Ann Bellamy. Top Row: Denise Clement, Lynnette Pruitt, Ricky Williams, Robbie Myrick, James Cowan, Ambus Bailey, William Jenkins, Pam Starks, Precious Torrence. Not pictured: Cathy Cannon, Felicia Jones and Bobby Locklear. Photo by B. Burgin. FHAIHERO and Chorus I I 75 , 'if' 4, I. im! 1-ft , W, f !?!4Q,f'4 ,VUL . ' 9 Q f 7-5 s ' 1-Q? gag ,.,,n f, QA, 4 Q I 3Q,Z",',"f Q P' f Ai F" Wg? 255 'ba 'ffff-'P . , J if? 6' in 'kv' vs if an an . ., ., ' '..-9.-,,. X in Q ii , . S-.V ' n an v .. -vt! ' P sue I Ln W3 ""J i Making A Musical Whole school involved. hy would anyone want to produce a musical? You have to spend lots of money on sets, props, costumes, and the right to use scripts, musical scores, stage manager and direc- tor's books. David Crews, assis- tant director and actor of Oliver stated, "Being a director and actor takes lots of time and pa- tience. " That's just the beginning. After selecting a musical whose staging requirements don't ex- ceed the national debt, comes the trauma of auditions. Everyone wants to be a star, but a specific part requires a specific actor or actress. So for everyone who does get a part there are several people who have their hopes crushed. Now things begin to get really complicated. To produce a musi- cal such as "Oliver", the director must have assistants who will train dancers, singers, and musi- cians. Then, once the initial scenes have been committed to memory, the actors must re- Q 1 -. -. Q. -Q -Q ,K -1 -an ws 'll un 'W is I .. 51 . at f---Newmgr 'Nm'-Q. 'WS 'ma l 1 A close up look at Victorian archi- tecture. An students Chevelle Jones and Chris Eller work on the scenery for Oliver. Photo by J. Plummer. A ""Ss.x, .Q s member their lines, their songs, where they are supposed to be and when to be there. Musicals sound impossible to produce. Producers need the courage of a terrorist negotiator, the patience that comes only with experience, and a stomach that can tolerate a lot of aspirin. Practice follows practice. Ac- tors continue to forget lines, miss their cues or hit the wrong notes. It seems that perfection is only a frustrating dream. Suddenly, without warning, it's opening night. The cast pulls together and the show goes on. The curtain finally goes down as the applause pours over the foot- lights. You've done it. You've been part of something so complex and challenging it seemed impossible, and now the applause sweeps away the last of the butterflies that seemed the size of 747's when the cunain first went up. Now you see why people do musicals. David Crews :MA In the leading role. Jason Perdue as Oliver gets help from primary chorus teacher Mrs. Norman and Ashley Cauble, pianist. Photo by A. Kluttz. lMore extensive coverage of the pro- duction of "Oliver" will be included in the '89 yearbook.J Oliver l 77 THE ANCHORS Taking time to assist others he Anchor Club is a girl's service organi- zation sponsored by the Pilot Club of Salisbury. The club meets once a month after school. Do you remember those hot days at the beginning of the school year? The members helped relieve the heat by sell- ing sno-cones after school. The profit from the sale of sno-cones went to the Christ- mas Angel Tree Program at the,Salisbury Mall and to the Bearthes' family, former graduates of North, after the death of their mother. The club showed they were community service oriented through-out the whole year. They cleaned the trophy case in the lobby, along with doing other things in the school year. The club also helped the elderly clean their yards and members went to a Christmas party for the mentally ill at the First Methodist Church in Salis- bury, where they helped to pass out gifts and serve food. The Anchor Club contrib- uted more time to the commu- nity than most other clubs and considered themselves the number one club. Angela Locklear. 78 i Anchor Club Anchor members - Bottom Row: Amy Beam, Misty Gilbert, Shaundria Gibson, Cassaundra Aldrich, Colleen Bush, Yvette Mitchell, Chevelle Jones, Amy Andrews, Stephanie Michael, Dionne Mitchell.Second How: Tina Safrit, Heather Ervin, Karen Adams, Tracie Marsh, Pam White, Krista Hicks, Cassondra Heilig, Melinda Watkins.Top Row: Audrey Cook, Tara Jackson, Debbie Poole, Amy Hicks, Dana Rusher, Ronnie Fite, Melinda Bailey, Trahey Ludwick, Lisa Koontz, Jane Copley, Kelly Simmerson. Photo by A. Piatt. ..,, gtk, I Applying final touches on a job wel done. Anchor club members Dionne Mitchell, Cassondra Heilig, anc Cassaundra Aldrich finish shining the trophy case, which was one of the club's many projects. Photo by C. Watkins. Making angels for the tree. Misty Gilbert works on making angels for the Christmas Angel Program at the Salisbury Mall. Photo by C. Watkins. Anchor officers - iBottom to topl Colleen Bush, Corresponding secre- tary, Amy Beam, Senior director Ronnie Fite, Junior director: Shaun dria Gibson, Recording secretary, Trahey Ludwick, Junior director, Stephanie Michael, Treasurer, Melinda Bailey, Vice-President, Tina Safrit, President. Photo by S. Roof. ss.. Fi Q B ai Rig' Chorus ll members -- Bottom Row: Anthony Cherry, Roger Ran- kin, Charles Stinson, Scott Hawkins, Ronald Jones, Travis Nunn. Top Row: N. Weidner, Ni- cole Kilgore, Tonya Smith, Lori Cranfield, Dionne Mitchell, Joanna Banks, Tajon Corriher, Tereasa Timmerman, Lori Menster, Sharon Carter. Not Pictured: John Cowan, Terry Luther, Jimmy Smith, Marcus Jones, Seana Snook. Photo by A. Kluttz. Anchor Club and Chorus ll I 79 HOE II members - Bottom Row: Row:Jeff Hopper, Alicia Bean, Kenny Dawn Denton, Sherri Stodard, Sonya Smith, and Archie Shavers. Photo by Roberson, Christie Nichols, Melissa J. Jones Burris, and Melinda Watkins. Top J s ..,t ,-W , xx Region VI President. North Rowan was honored to have Alicia Bean as the Region VI president. Photo by J. Jones 80 l HOSA Club 4 .ww - r at f.-: M... - X 4- N 1 I S I ,, f x S X Q -i . . F- R X my X S 'En 'qw .t..,,g5. .. . ..1..:. ,J X + , .af mu-xg f A .. . ., ,..,,. ,..,.. . . .. ...,,... ,.... . aw... ,tt.,. ...N if HOE I members - Bottom Row: John Cowan, Adrian Steele, Dionne , x Mitchell, Penny Grubb, Joel Trexler, H fT..,,i,,f W Anthony Kight. Top Row: Chevella rmwh Lomax, Andrea Britton, Marie Stinson, I Craig Thomas, and Daryl Tillman. Photo by J. Plummer 'Q ' ig I M - if HOSA Officers - Bottom Row: W A - Dawn Denton, Pres.g Sherri Stodard, V 'T' V. Pres.g Valina Tabor, Treasurer. Top ,fi.,' V. Row: Mrs. Hutchinson, Advisorg i A Ay ,V. V 'i it Christie Nichols, Secretaryg and John ' 5 ,fi Cowan, Chairman. Photo by J. Plummer I Q yn ca fy X in www 1 If 2 Eaking blood pressure. John owan practices taking Leslie Iones's blood pressure during class. Dhoto by T. Mallett I Q -Q N054 5 Club members learn about health careers. as a profession in the medical field ever crossed your mind? If so then the HOSA club was for you. It was made up of students interested in a medical profession. In order to learn more about their future profession, the club attended several conventions. These trips included a tour of the health department and the state convention in Raleigh. The club also hosted the Region Vl HOSA competitive events here at the school March 4. This year the club has taken an active role in helping their school and community. Their many ac- tivities have shown their concern through such activities as spon- soring a blood drive in the school's gymnasium and held health screening for the entire student body. They also had a booth at the mall during vocational week, took treats to the children in pedi- atrics and helped the health de- partment core group by giving phone numbers to teens in the school, of people that they could talk to. All in all the HOSA club has been very busy this year. Be- tween conventions and school activities it doesn't seem like they would have much time for anything else but they did take the time to certify the HOE Il students in CPR. Way to go HOSA! Amy Hammond Q' f 'xWvNNWM4 9' A 3 A ing their CPR skills. Sherri HOSA club dummy. Photo by J. odard and Dawn Denton now Jones. ,ing certified in CPR, practice on the HOSA Club X 81 Plans for inducting new members. Paul Benfield, president of N.H.S., presides over the first meeting of the old members during which they de- cided on the applications for the new members. Photo by B. Burgin. N.H.S. Members - Bottom Row: Lori Mahaley, Paul Benfield, Melinda Bailey, Renee Trexler, Jane Copley, Amy Hammond, Melissa Secreast, Earle Koontz, Amy Andrews, Amy Beam, Andre Archie. Second Row: Stephanie Michael, Wendy Spry, Brian Koontz, Trahey Ludwick, Dawn Denton, Chad Cook, Kisha Wilson, Angela Locklear, Darin Turner, Johnny Loltin, Tina Safrit.Top Row: Sherri Stoddard, Krista Hicks, Eddie Koontz, John Workman, Tisha Wilson, Bobbi Sims, Wayne Teasley, Tonya Trexler, Jason Plummer, and Stephen Roof. Photo by J. Huffman. 3 -1 Ji ty. .. Fr -s...... X QP- .... ,W it WR 7 1- F' . 1' F' 'T tsl si , it , I g at H si xfv Sf'-I, A X, Kliliilll' 1 HW annul 3 ati!!! f w ,ms gI1llEl! .J N. FW 5, 1 3 wins' im' Q 82 X N.H.S. and Photographers w Photographers - Bottom9Row: Cynthia Watkins, Tammy Norris, Amy Starnes, Tarsha Mallett. Sec- ond Row: Richard Miller, Johnny Lottin,Jason Plummer, Adam Kluttz. Top Row: Matt Overcash, Angie Platt, Jett Jones, Chris Crowell, and Stephen Ftoof. Photo by B. Burgin. l Burning the symbolic candle knowledge, Andre Archie partir pates in the induction of ne members. Photo by J. Huffman. V ,,,, ,k,, ,l I in , VN - ' I V ' My Q , I 2 f, 6'-::.,:.Z?fi 3 W 525-T-37 -v f 5 ' ., , ,,,.. :H77-:Mug ft i - - ' Y Q fe W A WL I A II 3 - , : W... 5 .I f . , ----i . ,' W, Q 11 Q , .H.S. officers - Bottom Row: Presidentg Chad Cook, Vice-Presi- dent and John Workman Treasurer. rista Hicks, Secretaryg Earle Koontz, , , eporter. Top Row: Paul Benfield, Photo by J. Huffman. Relaxing after the induction. The old and new members along with their parents socialize at the reception for the members after the induction. Photo by A. Platt. Pledging for membership. On the day of the induction, seventeen new members were inducted into N.H.S. after saying the pledge. Photo by J. Huffman. National Honor Society Intelligence pays off for top juniors and seniors he National Honor Society consisted of thirty-two top quality juniors and seniors. "The N.H.S. is one of the most prestigious clubs at North. " remarked An- gela Locklear. Considering the requirements, it was quite an honor to be in the club. The N.H.S. members set ex- amples for other fellow students to follow. There was a change in requirements for the seniorsg not only did the juniors have to have a 93 aver- age, but the seniors did also. The old inducted the new members in a candlelight cer- emony in November. They were inducted on a basis of service, leadership, character, and academic achievement. The N.H.S. was responsible for the "North in the News" bulletin board. The members took up money for the Chris- tmas Happiness Fund for the Salisbury Post. Nl feel that our most successful project was collecting money for the Christmas Happiness Fund. lt brought unity among the club members as well as the stu- dent body, and also benefit- ted the needy," expressed Stephanie Michael. Along with other clubs, the N.H.S. landscaped a portion of the school courtyard. The N.H.S. was responsible for the Honor Roll ribbons passed out after every quarter. In order to have the ribbons, the N.H.S. sold poinsettias in December to raise the money that it would take. N.H.S. members worked hard to become members and contribute as active part- icipants. Angela Locklear. National Honor Society J 83 A CLOSE TIE The A.C. T. members work together to serve others. tudents in the ACT put their beliefs into action by helping their school and community. The ACT was composed of young caring students who believe in helping others. "The ACT is a good opportu- nity to be involved in Christian activities outside of church and to share in these activities with fellow classmates," said president Krista Hicks. According to advisor Betty Crossley, 'fit is the more ma- ture student who belongs in ACT." The mature students spend their time and effort to take Halloween candy and Christ- mas fruit baskets to the elderly patients at local rest homes. The ACT members remember the true feeling of Christian fel- lowship at Thanksgiving by giving a dinner to a needy fam- ily. These activities benefitted both the ACT members and those they helped. ACT students worked together and became closer as they made days brighter for people who needed their expressions of kindness. Angela Locklear. ACT Members - Bottom Row: Penny Grubb, Crystal Gilbert, Angel Andrews. Second Row: Laura Wetmore, Krista Hicks, Tara Jackson, Step- hanie Michael, Amy Beam, Amy Andrews, Lora Owens, Dawn Denton, 1'hIrd Row: Marsha Sea- ford, Leigh Millikin, Beth Motley, Brie Barnes, Amy Adams, Carlotta Chambers, Regina Perry. Top Row: Lea Waller, Mary Weeks, Peggy Harris, Amy Hicks, Dana Ftusher, Lisa Koontz, ina Satrit, Amy Hammond. Photo by C. Weaver. 84 l Active Christian Teens Officers - Bottom Row: Regina Perry, Chaplaing Krista Hicks, Presidentg Brie Bames, Treasurerg Dawn Denton, Secretaryg Second Row: Amy Hicks, Vice Presidentg Dana Ftusher and Tara Jackson, Reporters. Photo by C, Weaver. , Group encounter at Tara Jackson's house. A.C.T. meetings held in members homes. At this meeting, officers were elected and plans for the year were made. Photo by T. Jackson. As part of the induction ceremony each new member received a lighted candle. Amy Hicks, Carlotta Chambers and Lora Owens partici- pate in the service at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church. Photo by A. Sides. Industrial Cooperative Training students - Bottom Row: Mike McCullough, Nicole Kilgore, Sonya Roberson. Second Row: Billy Davis, Eddie Riley, Mark Seaford, Tony Jacobs, Todd Fallin. Top Row: Sandy Chestnut, Dwuan Blackwell, Bryant Wilson, Sammy Gobble, Rodney Mahaley, Allen Baker, Jeff Hopper, Sue Barnes. Photo by S. Roof. A.C.T. and I.C.T. I 85 Showing artistic ability. Dawn Den- ton portrays Harpe at the Mythological monster party. Photo by C. Blackman Latin Officers- Bottom Row: Dawn Denton, Censor. Second Row: Shaundria Gibson, Censorg Tara Jackson, Tribune, Alison Smith and Parrish McDaniel, Quaestor. Top Ftow: Beatrice Jones, Consul, Paul Benefield and Eddie Koontz, Praetorsg Jason Plummer, Aedileg Andrea Smith, Consul, Earle Koontz, Tribune. Photo by A. Piatt. uf 1 UUIIIIEK' E J ,. uv y ix nu, mfr 86 I Latin and Photography llllli' 0 IE INDIE Ill! Mill!! I I 0 xt' g. 3 it im nur! Q Photography -- Bottom Row Latons a Jones Tammy Land T878 KHCKSOU, Eafbafa Pucketti Second Row: Nina Gaither Jennifer Huffman, Talatha Vaugh- NVQ ters, Bonnie Lewis. Top Row: Todd Morrow, Teddy McNeeIy, Henry Mink, Brian Koontz, and Chris Weaver. Photo by B. Burgin Relaxing before lectures. Mark Sea- ford, Darin Thomas, Marc Collins, Earle Koontz, Brian Smith, and Jeff Wi x.. it . Lassie: I as ,xi X- . .. . 'Q "4 ' ,. - 'ilu aww t-:J -N si.. ,ei . lf-s' :,N ,QQBP ,P . E' rbi l .1-1 E .- ,K ,- Wrgw w N.. 1, :- -N 'g'gr1.- -, 2. B ' fgl?'ffI,-roi", 'ff ' F ".:'. V, " 'f"Sl'1w' , 3 rf I 2.1: ,M : N r ' + ' 2 l vazilisff- -if f ',-:. . ,yu ':,f?g e Pig -4, . QE.-fm - S pak , typ .- Q45 f' 'Q gg - K . . ,Y Basinger take time out of their busy weekend at Asheville to relax. Photo by C.Blackman D.. ' . , I Q 1 I ' E A l LATIN CLUB A Dead language comes alive on't let it be said that Latin is a dead language because the Latin club proved it was not. One of the main events for the club was a trip to UNC at Asheville. The Fall Fo- rum was very competitive and the students that attended placed in several events. Some of these events in- cluded: track, chariot race, softball and frisbee throws, and swimming. The weekend also included lectures and an academic test which all students had to take. The Latin club students had two major Latin parties. One of them was a mythological mon- ster party where students had to choose a monster from Floman or Greek mythology and make a costume. Amy Hammond stated, "Pre- paring the monster costumes gave me the chance to learn and better understand Roman and Greek mythological mon- stars." In December the club had an lo Saturnalia party at Tara Jackson's house. The club sang Christmas carols in Latin and exchanged gifts. To add to the Christmas festivities the club sold candy and santa helpers to help raise money. The money went toward the annual J.C.L. convention in Chapel Hill. When Alison Smith was asked about the trip she replied, "The Latin trips are great opportunities to meet people, have fun, and learn more about Latin." The club also bought azaleas for the courtyard to help add liveliness. The Latin club had a great year and they hope they can continue the tradition. Leigh Millikin Q . Pulling for a victory. Dedra Cald- well, Beatrice Jones, Bonnie Lewis, and Andrea Smith pull chariot driver Brian Smith to a third place victory in Asheville. Photo by: C.Blackman Latin Il and lll members - Bottom Row: Dawn Denton, Wendy Spry, Parrish McDaniel, Andrea Britton, Shaundria Gibson, Chevelle Jones, Valina Tabor. Second Row: Tammy Norris, Christy Snider, Alison Smith, Dedra Caldwell, Bonnie Lewis. Third Row: Tara Jackson, Earle Koontz, Jerry Fleid, Andre Archie, Beatrice Jdnes, Andrea Smith. Top Row: Jason Plummer, Paul Benfield, Eddie Koontz, Leigh Millikin, Mark Seaford, And Amy Hammond. Photo By: A. Platt Latin l 87 Freshman and Sophomore Representatives - Bottom Row: Angie Denison, Jett Noles, Felicia Heilig, Traci Norman, Latonya Jones, Dana Rusher, Debbie Poole, Sally Andrews. Top Row: Michelle Jones, Regina Perry , Malva Celment, Rhea Milton, Monique Ruffin, Tomechia Tucker, and Antoinette Ford. Photo by M. Overcash. Ofticers -- Bottom Row: Stephanie Michael, Secretaryg Andrea Britton, President. Top Row: Paul Benfield, Vice Presidentg Tomeaka Ware, Treasurerg and Germaine Jones, 2nd Vice Pres. Photo by J. Huffman. 'E 1 S Trying to make something out of for suggestions for the powder pu homecoming week. The student football game Photo by C Watkins council projects committee is listening Junior and Senior Representatives - Bottom Row: Melissa Secreast, Shaundria Gibson, Trahey Ludwick, Renee Trexler, Jane Copley, Earle Koontz, Chad Queen, Germaine Jones. Top Row: Frank Blackwell, 88 X Student Council Kim Pruitt, Paul Benfield, Andrea Britton, John Workman, and Darin Turner. Not Pictured: Krista Hicks, Tara Jackson, and Amy Andrews. Photo by M. Overcash. Alwacys open for suggestions. Pat orriher, Karalee Millikin, and Wanda Corriher, advisors of the student council, always offer advice for the members. Photo by C. Watkins. Q i . Q MW 'l Leaders plan activities to get students more involved Student' Government ant to get involved in an exciting relation- ship? Want to be challenged, meet interesting people, make a difference in the world? Then the student council would have been the place for you this year. It wasn't a free ride, there was a lot of hard workin- volved. Regina Perry said, "lt takes concern and dedication toward the student council as a whole. Someone who can look at the tradition of the school and be brave enough to make a change belongs in the student council." It re- quired dedicated members who are willing to do such things as stand outside in the cold on a Friday night to sell cups and pom-poms at the games. It included planning for the powder puff game and home- coming to insure its success. The student council also collected money for UNICEF and food for the needy at Christmas time. Student council helped out students' social lives on Valentine's Day with heart to heart letters as well as provid- ing carnations to encourage better relations among the student body. The student council was a vital part of North Flowan High, continuing the tradition of a school that is active. Leigh Millkin Student Council l 89 Sparks fly when Mrs. Burgin catches features students Brie Barnes, Megan Weaver, and Paul Blount goofing off. Photo by Chad Oueen. She's not heavy, she's my co-editor. Stephanie Michael and Darrin Turner bore the load of creating the opening sec- tion, keeping the troops on task and making administrative decisions. Photo by J. Plummer. Ml rm MOSEI FAMILY ho cares what the an- nual staff did all year? The only people who ever read this page are the annual staffers and they know what they did. By the time the book comes out in May, the whole school has heard the belly-aching from year- bookers who gave up Saturdays and weeknights, and they've seen the blur of staffers running around to get interviews or just to get away form Mrs. Burgin and Mr. Crews. Why have a "show and tell" for those who have seen and heard it all? We risk being redundant and show ourselves for the same reason people periodically look through photo albums - we're FAMILY and we like to remind ourselves of the times we've had. Our family has grown from an unrelated group of twenty kids fparented by two aliens from an- other generationl to a closely knit group who could do anything - and frequently did . . . Like normal families we suf- fered through temper tantrums, missed curfews fdeadlinesl and a few bad report cards. We enjoyed birthday parties, traveling lto workshops, around town, and to Hunter Publishingt, and playing trash can basketball. Whether any one else cares or not, the people on the Northern Lights staff feel fortunate to have been together this year, and we consider this yearbook creation our family album for 1988. Becky Burgin We need more pictures. Sports workers Kelly Simmerson, Brian Koontz, and Jim Young tell Chris Weaver which pictures they need for their thirty four page section. Photos by Chad Queen. it aking a break from ads design are usiness managers Trahey Ludwick nd Chad Queen. Photo by J. lummer. .zccawaams H na-.Amo-ur.-wWf..,,,..,..-.,.W .......f-...t .. - t 1 X? ti. R Quietly productive. Chevella Lomax, Regina Perry and Krista Hicks work patiently and expertly on their academics section. They didn't miss a deadline all year. 6 as 1: s Q xg K I " fr-Q ..... t ml .Q-.4-annum-ll if "W ,,. 'ESE . .1 Bussing it to Winston-Salem. Stu- dent section workers Jamie Sloan, Jason Plummer, and Eric Short pose on the bus as the staff prepared to take the final deadline pages to Hunter Publishing Co. 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You'll never get on a ganteshow, nor will you win thousandstbitdoltlars. You're getting resttegss and welcome the opportunitytto your post in front of the illiitelievikS?ton when the phone starts toring. "Hello?" you answer quite po- litely. The voice on the line seems distant. "Hit This is Ed McMahon of Publishers' Clearing House. You're Carribean Cruise Liners. . .With two million dollars burning a hole in her pocket, Megan Weav r h ffl hr r e s u est ough b ochures at Travel Time Travel Agency. Photo by D. Turner. 98 f The High Life our two million dollar winner . . . Hello?" A million thoughts race through your mind. A sickjoke,maybe? No, lt sounds like EdMcMahon. . .Maybe it's a mistake - they called the wrong persons: . Scared that if you devote muchliliifirnore time to your doubts he'll hang up, you answer quickly. ffl . . . l'm . . . er . . . here." "Good, good. How'isi next Friday sound for an appearance on the '- Tonight Show'?" ilti i After details are discussed, you drop the phone, and while standing in the middle of your room gasping for air, the reality of what has just happened terrifies you. You sent the form in as a joke when you bought your subscription to "Popular Me- chanics." All you wanted to do was rebuild your carburetor - it would save you money ,to do,it yourself. Well, there is no longer any need to worry with trivial problems such as a broken down car.Buy a new one . . . buy a whole fleet of new cars - you can afford it. y True, the chances may be slim, but it is possible for you to win a con- test such as this one. Just think-tvvo million dollars! In the High Life . . . how would you handle it? Megan Weaver fl would hire her own uncle Wayne Norman owner Going for the gold. Having all that money to spend, Sophomore Brie Barnes would buy the prettiest 24kt. gold chain she could find. Photo by C. Weaver ,H No More T.V. Dinners. Bonnie Lewis and Teddy McNeeIy study the menu as they re- lax in their private dining room at the Acad- emy in downtown Salisbury. Photo by B.Burgin The High Life f 99 . 'P v Q 3 fm f ,nw 4 .. i k A ,,.,..0ws-Q-""' "X K W TEREOTYPE TEVEN hile figures don't lie, liars figure." Mark Twain was once heard to comment. Well figure this. Here are some figures com- piled about a day in the life of a student . . . Did you realize that the average student, in this case Stereotype Ste- ven, starts his day at 7:00 a.m. while 55.670 of his friends choose 6:30 a.m. and the other 44.470 choose 6:00 a.m. After Stereotype Steven finishes getting up he will probably eat his fa- vorite breakfast, which is cereal, sit- ting there he realizes that 55.2'Vo of his friends are munching on pancakes and 44.870 of his lesser acquaintances are eating biscuits. Then immediately after breakfast Stereotype dashes out the door and hops into his favorite car, a Camaro, and turns on his favorite radio sta- tion 97.9 WPEG. On the way to school he sees 61.746 of his friends driving Mustangs, and the other 48.370 must be rich for luckyj be- cause they drive Lamborghinis. On the way, 91.370 tprobably the ones who drive mustangsl Jam to 98.7 WKSI and a few other f8.7tyo to be exactl listen to 92.3. When our model student finishes a few classes at our great institution of learning, he will get hungry. Therefore, he eats, but what does he choose? HP nhnoses ham- burgers from the cafeteria, while No this isn't Sterotype's Camaro, it belongs to Greg Williams, with Dan Livasy riding shotgun. Photo by A. Kluttz. 62.570 of his buddies, who are not so picky, eat whatever is there. 37.5'Vo of the people he knows must not be good friends because they don't eat lunch with him in the cafe- teria. When school is over he is hungry again tThose afternoon classes are real killersl. Where does our stereo- typical student head? He heads to get himself another hamburger. He also invites his friends to go along, but only 347, tag along to get a cheeseburger. The other 6670 choose to go get pizza. About this time he decides to go home. What does he do at home? He checks out the tube to see when his favorite T. V. show comes on. He finds out that the "Cosby Show" comes on at 8:00. While he is wait- ing he goes and kisses his mother for fixing his favorite dinner, steak. After he finishes watching the "Cosby Show" he calls up 62.570 of his friends to find out they watched "Growing Pains" and the other 37.570 of his friends that he didn't call, watched "Alf". As for dinner, 62.570 enjoyed pizza as their culi- nary delight and chicken was con- sumed bythe additional 37.570. Since 55.604 of his friends go to bed at 10:00 p.m., he had to get off the phone by then. As for the remaining 44.4'Vo they go to bed whenever. So by 11:00 p.m. Stere- otype Steven finishes his day. Our information about Stereotype Steven was gathered from a student survey. Any similarity between his story and actual hap- penings is purely intentional. Features I 1 01 Broadcast News North has its own broad- cast every morning. Although it won't win her an academy award nomination, Andrea Britton, president of the student body, an- nounces issues of importance each day dur- ing homeroom. Photo by A. Kluttz. 3 he Throw Momma From the Train They might not be plotting to do away with their mother, but Leigh and Mike Millikin are probably up to something as their unsuspecting mother tand guidance counselorl talks on the phone in her office. Photo by C. Watkins. Three Men and a Baby Diapering a baby is nothing new to Duane Bowers, Anthony Witte and Kenny Smith since they are Child Care students. . .but that doesn't mean they ENJOY it. Photo by B. Burgin. S 102 X Fact vs Fantasy The Secret of My Success after the unbe- lievable second-halt win over Lexington, suc- cess was no secret as center Bryan Mills led the team in the celebration. Salisbury Post Photo The Breakfast Club Annual staffers meet early on Saturday mornings and teacher workdays as deadlines require. Most bring breakfast to eat while they work. Photo by D.Crews. 1, iii, FACT vs Fanfafy F lying horses . . . talking dogs . . . people living through a fall from the thirty-first floor window . . . indestructible cars . . . senior citi- zens being kidnapped by aliens . . . Okay, maybe these things don't happen every day. Unless, of course, you spend your days in the movie theatre. The film industry is constantly producing more movies based on fantasy and unrealistic events such as playing babysitter to a bigfoot like the Henderson family so willingly did in the 87 movie "Harry and the Hendersonsf' Not many people would take a monster into their home and treat it as one of the family. And it is not every day you come in contact with a man- eating, blood-sucking plant, as in Steve Martin's hit "Little Shop of Horrors." According to avid movie goer Michael Gobbel, the latest movies have been, "So unbelieva- ble they are hard to enjoy. You can't relate to things thathardly ever hap- pen." Not to say that they can't. Why pay four dollars to see a far-fetched, off the wall movie when the makings of a box-office smash are already surrounding you? Strange and far- fetched things that parallel movie happenings also happen to high school students if you just look around. Megan Weaver and Brie Barnes Fact vs Fantasy l 103 Trying to get her accounting to balance can be frustrating for Renee Trexler as she yanks on her golden locks. Students in the next class many wonder about the hairs left behind. Photo by C. Weaver. With only one piece of bubble gum, the bubble can't do much damage. Tammy Norris chews gum almost constantly except when teachers rule against it. Photo by J. Jones. Risking an 'ink explosion in his mouth, Walt Brotherton chews on his pen. Although many students doodle in the margins as they take notes in history class, Walt prefers to chew on something. Photo by C. Weaver. 104 f Habits W 'ages ..-f When tests are finished, and turned in, there's some time to day-dream. Ginger Leazer drifts off into her thoughts. Photo by J. Plummer. H l Causing and relieving stress ou're sitting in class taking notes on facts you know will be on the next test. Behind you a young man chews on a pencil while to your right a bubble pops softly over the bubble gum chewer's face. Ahead of you a girl twists her hair. tYou are surrounded by poor unfortunates who have acquired habits.l Annoying habits are easy to come by but so hard to get rid of. If only medical science could come up with a cure for bad habits, short of electric shock treatments! The common cold will probably be cured before such common bad habits as described here. Have you ever had a conversation with a hair twister? Annoying, wasn't it? There you were try- ing to talk but your eyes kept going up to their fingers twisting through their hair. As you continue to converse, the suspense mounts. Will they pull their hair out? Will they be bald before they gradu- ate? They are probably not aware that as tension and frustration mounts, hair knotting begins. You know that they are not listening, even when they say they've heard every word, but they can- not repeat a single word you said. This person is the chronic day-dreamer. With scores of things on students' minds - academic and otherwise - al- most everyone can identify with the day-dreamer. Have you ever loaned a pencil to someone who returned it in such a condition that you were sure it had been attacked by beavers? Pencil chewers destroy thousands of pencils every year, leaving behind disgusting, wet stubs of wood. Although a helpful tool for relieving stress, the pencil chewer obviously didn't listen when his mother told him about all the diseases he could catch by putting unsanitary objects in his mouth! Don't they know that besides raising the risk of cavities, they also standing the chance of having that bubble pop all over their face? So what if it pulls their eyebrows off? They grow back, right? Maybe it is just an amusing way to entertain them- selves, or feed their sugar habits. Many of these habits seem to have therapeutic effects for the individuals involved, but can create stress and annoyance to others around them. Megan Weaver Habits i 105 Always on the phone. Parents of high schoolers like Dionne Mitchell are always complaining that they can never use the phone. Photo by L. Jones. You can't come in. While Chris Crowell is watching T.V. and relaxing in his room, only his cat Shay is allowed in the room. Photo by J. Jones. s nervous sweat rolls down your face, you dart to that heavenly place that will get you away from it all - YOUR ROOM. A place of security, warmth, fantasy, it is also most often a disaster area. But would you have it any other way? No! Sitting on your bed, you sense it beginning to float higher and higher to a place where no parents have gone before - The Bedroom Zone. This is the place where you can be the winner of all arguments, the rock star or famous actor, and the creator of many fantasies. Some parents would just love to be a fly on the wall to catch a glimpse of you behind those four walls. 'fActually my mom would rather not come into my room, explained Chris Crowell, "because the mess is too depres- sing for her. lf your room could talk, it could tell more about you than anyone else in the world. It has seen you asleep, awake, happy, sad, hysterical, silly, and occasionally serious. lt is about the only thing a teen- ager can call his own. Parents can't violate it and brothers and sisters dare not step one foot into it. Chevelle Jones said, "lt's MY room and my sister knows better than to come in." Although family members are forbidden, pets and friends are usually allowed in. Your friends enjoy seeing all the new things you've done to your room and sometimes help with repainting and poster hanging. The main reason you enjoy being in your room is because it is a refuge from all the troubles of the world. It has the ability to soothe feelings bruised by others. Those others are often told to "Get outta my room!" Tammy Norris 4:-.M Wibff -.1 fi' P' 3 . ,xt , ,fm ' .ILL Some study in their rooms. While waiting on his girlfriend finish getting ready for school, Greg Watson does some minute homework in her room. Photo by C. Weaver. Mixin' and scratchin'. Reggie Barnes- Smith pumps up the volume on his new stereo equipment. Music helps drown our bothersome family members when neces- sary. Photo by T. Jones. . . XX. S X Vgww . 'f '-ftse...m...i.Vnur-... - Makeup, hairdryers, curling irons and all the other beauty aids are too numerous to keep in the bathroom. Sophomore Amy Rooms i107 Starnes works with all her stuff in her room. Photo by M. Over- f cash. Of course things like these don't happen every day. If they did, they would become as routine as brushing your teeth in the morning. The infrequency of these events combined with the essential factor of laughter came together to make these m9lTl0l'8bl6 occasions Out of the Ordinary Raisin Dan Yes, Chad Queen is doing more than breaking the monotony of an assembly. Dressed as California raisins, twardrobe by Heftyl and dancing to Marvin Gaye's ver- sion of "I Heard it Through the Grapevine," the annual staft found a unique way to promote yearbook sales. The message was that students should not count on hearing what goes on through the grapevine, they should buy an annual. Sports reporter Jim Young said that he "never had this much fun selling things before." Photo by T. McNeely. - l l f2slVQ Who ever said school was all books and lec- tures? While some students work well with tra- ditional methods, others are happiest when they are investing time in things that require more of a creative input. Chris Weaver, who won first and third places in the Spring Art Show for his photography, believes that "doing something creative can take your mind off things long enough to let you relax and enjoy yourself." Pictured with Chris are some of the other art show winners Eddie Riley, Luther Phifer, George Shuping, and Suzanne Dagley. Photo by B. Burgin. 108 l Out of the Ordinary 4 tt. s g Celebrating a victory over Salis- bury! Hundreds of people crowding into Eagle Stadium all placing bets on their team . . . Friends turning into rivals for just one night, knowing thop- ingl in their hearts that their team will win . . . But only one team can come out the winner, and this year -for the second straight year - the Cavaliers brought down the Hornets with a score of 10 to 8. Spirits soared and fans cele- brated. Photo by J. Plummer. refsecf fo Impress Not many people dress like this every day. For most students such an opportunity arises only once a year on the first Saturday in May. The '87 Prom, with the theme "Come Share My Love," gave juniors and seniors a chance to lead a more glamourous life than usual. The elaborate pre- prom dinner, the expensive gown and tuxedo, and a dance in the transformed gym made the occasion special. Prom queen Alicia Smith said, "I almost decided not to attend this year's prom, but l'm sure glad I did." Photo by B. Burgin. Who wants to spend their summer vacation attending classes, listening to teachers, and doing homework? Most teenagers use their summer break to relax and escape the structure of the classroom, but a few students took advantage of some of the many summer programs offered throughout the state. With leadership and yearbook camps plus other seminars, senior Darrin Turner complained, "l was only home about two weeks all summer!" F.H.A. club members helped prepare and serve the banquet honoring these dedicated students in September. Photo by B. Burgin. Current events usually presented at school deal with the crisis in the Middle East and political scandals, but rarely involve the fashion industry. Last year's "Walk This Way" fashion show previewed the latest designs in sportswear, swimsuits, and formal wear. "l enjoyed being able to model clothes l don't getto wear everyday, " said Alison Smith, the fashion merchandising student shown in the photo to the left wearing a gown from Bridal Boutique. Megan Weaver. Photo by Y. Mitchell. Out of the Ordinary l 109 4 ' 1' 1 M 3? ups! Liu Bummed out. When almost finished with their programs, the data processing class loses it all due to a power outage. Photo by J.Plummer. Sometimes enjoying the simple things if life can be difficult. Steve Stoner shows that even a small dive from a diving board can turn into a large bummer bythe losing your trunks. Photo by P. Blount. 44-iv" . UMMED OU ummern. lbum + erl slang: an unpleasant experience." That's a bummer to Websters Col- legiate dictionary, but when does a bummer really happen? For some it is probably different than others. Af- ter all, not every "unpleasant experi- ence" happens to everyone. For some it may have to deal with getting a date, like Melissa Sec- reast who said it's a bummer when "I meet this really good looking guy and he stands up and is four inches shorter." For Carole Oakes it's a bummer when "You get a date with this real hunk of a guy and he shows up with his girlfriend." Most bummers are small ones that deal with basic every day ex- periences. Sleeping through your file alarm clock, a thunderstorm alter you washed and waxed your car, a power outage when you're working on a computer, and running out of gas are examples of such an- noyances. Others are a bit more extreme. Steve Stoner thinks it's a bummer when "You dive off of a diving board and your swimming trunks fall off. 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Senior Keith Earnhardt and freshman Gerry Phillips learn to use both the ana- lytical left brain and the creative right brain in art class. Photo by B. Burgin. Swamped with papenuork, Mr. Corriher enjoys reading some of the stories his English students turn in. Because of standardized writing tests, English teachers have more papenivork than ever. Photo by T. Norris. FACING FACTS ets face it, facts are important. However, the ability to take facts and break 'em down, build 'em up, apply 'em to new situations and create some- thing original with 'em is what high school should be about. In this computer age, facts are easy to come by - information from the world's libraries can be accessed from the home computer. School is becoming the place to teach where and how to get the facts, but more importantly, how to use them. Although all the courses at North are not considered "academic," in the sense that they all provide tools to relate to, un- derstand andior manipulate the things around us, courses from Art, Auto Me- chanics and Phys. Ed. to English Chemis- try and Physics can be considered academic. After all, knowing thousands of facts only makes a person good at a "Trivial Pursuit." 118 i Academics Physics can be fun. Andre Archie, Jerry Reid, and Mike Cross check their map during the Physics class's scavenger hunt. Photo by S. Roof. um umm u i ,......, g:wV:Vv. f., V ,ll he , ,... K .... is-vifggpp Getting dirty is the easy part. Auto Mechanics students like Greg Williams learn to diagnose and repair their own cars' problems. With an additional teacher and some new equipment, the course be- came more "high tech." Photo by A. Kluttz. Chemists at work. Talatha Vaughters and LaTonya Jones pedorm a lab experiment as Nina Gaither observes. Labs help students understand the problems by allowing hands-on experience to supplement textbook explanations. Photo by A. Kluttz. Gary Atwell - Job Training Pat Austin-S.I.M.S.Coordi- Carolyn Baker Program, Athletic Trainer, nator P.E., Adv. P.E. Football, Varsity Girl's Basket- ball, Varsity Girl's Softball - Health and Walt Baker - Assistant Prin- cipal, Athletic Director Bill Barrier - Algebra I, Elizabeth Bartlett-Frenchl, Bonnie Bell- Fashion Mer- Don Black-Chemistry, Adv. Algebra I- Part I, Consumer ll,Ill,FrenchClub,AnchorClub chandising, Marketing, Co-op Biol0Qy, GirI's Tennis, Quiz Math, General Math Marketing, DECA, Freshman Bowl Advisor QR Carolyn Blackman - Latin I, Anne Briggs - Algebra I - Sue Bryan - U.S. History, Becky Burgin - Art I, ll, Ill II, Ill, Algebra I- Part I, Latin Pan II, French I, French Club, Contemporary U.S. 8tGeogra- Photography Club Varsity Cheerleaders phy, Senior Advisor 120 I Faculty and Staff I, II, Yearbook FrankCorriher-Englishll,Ill Pat Corriher - English I-IV, Wanda Corriher -- General Randy Cox - Auto Mecha Math, Student Council, Drama Math ll, Algebra ll, Student nicsl Club Council 'T' 5 David Crews- English ll, lll, Betty Crossley - Phgsical Wayne Crowder- U.S. His- Tara Davis-Teaching Assis Drama, Yearbook Science, Biology, Adv. iolo- tory, ELP Systems, History tant Feeling right at home, the new teachers have a friendly chat in the li- Erary following a faculty meeting. hoto by A. Stearns. gy, ACT Bowl, Cross Country New Faces In The Crowd here were many new faces at North this year - including the faces of new teachers. The new faculty members came from various back- grounds ranging from manag- ing department stores to work- ing as a mechanic. They all seemed to have one thing in common, though. They all seemed to enjoy teaching at North Rowan. Although, teaching was not all fun and games, students had a major impact on how much teachers enjoyed their work. As Mrs. Tara Davis commented, "North is by far the best school l've been as- sociated with. The students here are great, and they make working here a pleasure." Regina Perry Faculty and Staff! 121 C5 Donna Freeman - Secretary, Bookkeeper John Isenberg - ICT I, II Even though it would seem that teachers do enough reading in prepar- ation for their classes, many say it is their favorite pastime, as Mrs. Briggs appears to agree. Photo by B. Burgin 122 f Faculty and Staff 211. O . 91? ILM, ,7 1? sr, ' ' 3 X is of at Paula Helfer - industry Marie Hocutt - World SaIlyHutchinson-HOEI,lI Education Coordinator Studies, ELP Systems, Assis- HOSA tant JV Cheerleader Advisor I I Gayle Jones - Data Pro- Mary Jones - ISS Jean Kennedy - English III, cessing I, Typewriting! IV, Journalism, Junior Advisor Keyboarding I K6 -Q it l T' .Q l Jennifer Kennedy - Library Vivian Kesler - Critical Bill Kesler-Adv. P.E., Foot- Lola Lawrence - Food Ser Aide Thinking and Writing, English ball, Basketball, Baseball vices, intro. to Home Econo Ill, IV mics, Family Life, FHAXHERO 5. Kevin Lipe - Stage Band, Karalee Millikin Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Student Council Band, Concert Band, Marching Band Teachers Enjoy Hobbies espite popular belief, teachers actually are people-people with lives of their own. Even though a large part of teachers' days were spent either at school presenting lessons or at home trying to conquer piles of paperwork, North Rowan's faculty managed to set aside some time for themselves. Favorite pastimes ranged from researching family histories to auto racing. Listed are the top ten activities of the teachers as stated in a questionaire. Krista Hicks Favorite Activities 1. Beading 2. Sewing 8t Needlework 3. Gardening 4. Arts 81 Crafts 5. Team Sports 6. Music 7. Fishing 8. Travel 9. Family Time 10. Woodworking I -Guidance, June Misenheimer-English Denise Moore - Math, ELP I, Junior Advisor, ACT Systems, U.S. History, Vol leyball, JV Girl's Basketball Delores Morris - BioI0gy, AiIeenMyers-Englishl,ll,llI Physical Science, Key Club Faculty and Staff! 123 Joseph Nelson - Principal Leland Peacock - Driverls Flo Peck - Practical Math, Julie Pinkston - Data Pro- Ed., Football, Girl's Track, Reading, General Mathl cessing I, ll, Administrative Wrestling Support Occupations, Work Processing, National Honor Society s WN. Q nt. if .f -za t t - 08151. . 153- N yirginia Ramse -Account- Janet Rhodes - Librarian, Tony Rivers-Biology, Phy- Roger Secreast - Health, ing I, Business aw, Sopho- National Honor Society sics, Octagon Club P.E., Football, Girl's Track more Advisor 1-59,8 FIICS 124 ! Faculty and Staff Doug Sifford - Auto Mecha- ' , ll, Ill Julianne Siwinski - Market- Joyce Sloop ing Si Merchandising, Manage- Principal ment, 8t Ownership, Fashion Merchandising, DECA, JV Cheerleaders - Assistant Robert Smyre - Guidance Robert Steele - U.S. History ELP Systems, Football, Boy's Track, Indoor Track 1 - N x,.,- ' -4 , . f. 'Nng.....-. X f - se si-af? A 5 Keith Sutton - Data Pro- Larry Thomason - Geome- Wayne Thonen - Science cessing, Keyboarding, Boy's try, Adv. Math,Calculus, Foot- English, Math, Cheerleader Tennis ball, Boy's Track Co-Advisor D gat.. .,g ,V Nancy Weidner - Chorus I, ll Ramona Wilson -Child Care Gary Wood - Drafting, Mate- l, ll, Adult Roles, FHAIHERO rials 81 Processes, Wood Tech. Powll The year started with a bang as the faculty celebrates the beginning of yet another school year with a breakfast prepared by the three princi- pals. Photo by B. Burgin Not Pictured: Joyce Cline Charles Dunlap Bob Hundley ! Welcome Back! he 1987-88 school term started off for the teachers on a very positive note. A second annual break- fast in their honor welcomed them back from a short summer vacation. lt helped them ease the shock of taking up their academic roles after a summer of taking up many ac- tivities such as: painting, fish- ing, or being students them- se ves. lt also prepared them for the coming of a new and exciting year. The breakfast was prepared by the three principals: Dr. Joseph Nelson, Mr. Walt Baker, Dr. Joyce Sloop, and Mrs. Pat Corriher was in charge of the decorating. "The purpose of the breakfast was a type of welcome for the new teachers and a welcome back for the regular teaching staff " stated Mr. Keith Sutton, Data Processing and Keyboard teacher. The teachers all seemed to enjoy this pleasant time to- gether before getting down to the business of teaching once again. Chevella Lomax Faculty and Staff! 125 si fgimme Egreak!!! his year, students quickly found out that the best part of being in school was being out of class. Students were of- ten given a break from the routine class- room assignments and were revitalized by the "hands-on" experiences of field trips. "I feel that a field trip every now and then refreshes a student's mind and helps him or her to become more inter- ested in the course. It is also a great so- cial enhancement," commented Chevelle Jones. Although field trips were held to a mini- mum this year, this didn't dampen the spirits of many ecstatic students. "I think that since the number of field trips were cut in half, I started to take more advan- tage of this time by concentrating and asking more questions," expressed An- tionette Ford. Many teachers were often enthused whenever a field trip was planned. lt not only gave them a break from their daily planning schedules, but yes, they also learned something new. "I think they're great! It's a good learning experience for students. They see things in action instead Of words," suggested Mrs. Wilson. Many students took field trips for granted. Often times fun concealed the hard labor needed for their preparation. The phone calls, the counting of heads, the question of lunch, the arranging for transportation, and the spending of money were all necessary for a success- ful trip. As strange as it may seem, field trips were not all fun and games. Regina Perry Qin!! ,,.,.uqnnnnau: In trouble again. Not really. Sammy Gobble poses for a mug shot on a trip to the Sheriffs Depart- ment with Mrs. Flamsey's Business Law class, Photo by S. Roof On the road again. A field trip to the high rise prison was part of a real world experience tor students of Business Law. Obviously their faces reflect their mixed feelings about entering a jail. Photo by S. Roof 126 vt ..z....1l it 'GSK You wear it well. Chad Queen proceeds to try to The Pillsbury Doughgirls? Not quite it is just find the right fit at an after-field trip venture to the Yvette Mitchell and Teresa Stinson preparing mall. Photo by J. Huffman scrumptious cuisine. Photo by N Crawford at Breaking for lunch, Rachel Hammond, Bobbi Sims, and Tonya Hargrave enjoy their after-field trip excursion to Hanes Mall with the French Club. Photo by D. Turner eff-was Applauding the finished product, Tito Belton and Mrs. Lawrence watch as Ada Allison puts the last touches on her mouth-watering dish. Photo by N. Crawford Nw-..., rw-v'sQg,W- ., i""1lv-""""" Practice makes perfect. To prepare for the future sophomores type assignments over and over and over again until there are no errors. Photo by J. Huff- man. 128 X Vocational Classes Concentration is the key to good woodworking. One miscalculation could mess up the whole project. Mike Ward, Abbot Stinson, and Lance Garrison work on table legs that must be accurate. Photo by T. Morrow. dffpy ,kg .JT - , it ig' Uh-oh!! Betteiget Maaco! But when Dean Wgrick, Dan Livasy, reg Williams, and Adam Iuttz combine their skill, you are bound to have a smooth running car. Photo by T. Vaughters ICT students learnlgob skills. Mr. Isenberg helps students like Mark oontz find and keep jobs in Io- cal industrial companies. Photo by B. Burgin 7 hurzxtinn at urk Vocational classes pave the road for tomorrow. ftentimes, practical knowledge can be more important than "book smarts." This was discovered by many of North FZowan's students this year. Vocational classes were often enjoy- able and provided a much-needed change in the schedules of students. As Jamie Sloan said, "Accounting is fun. It shows me how to balance my money. It also shows me how big companies are run and how they budget themselves." But possibly one of the best aspects of vocational classes was that they provided the perfect opportunity to gain practical knowledge. Through hands-on experi- ences, students received a working un- derstanding of helpful information and developed skills they can use in real life. Occupational classes also gave students an idea as to whether they were suited for certain careers in order to grepare for the future. "These classes elp to meet the needs of the current job market by giving practical experience in the classroom," commented Mr. Sutton, who taught Data Processing and Key- boarding. "Lives revolve around jobs. Vocational classes eventuallv benefit our entire society," "expressed Mrs. Ramsey, who taught several business classes. Voca- tional classes gave self-satisfaction, taught important ideas, and provided val- uable skills. Through these courses, students can have successful and fulfill- ing futures because they will be prepared. Krista Hicks Vocational Classes i 129 Control by computer. Mr. Thonen fills in the little dots on a role sheet that indicate the presence of students. Photo by A. Starnes it 4 uuhle Eguhhle Until 31121 Trouble omputers were designed for effi- ciency and time-saving. But occa- sionally, even using the new, state-of-the- art methods seemed tiring and tedious for teachers and for students. One of the main t'gruoes" of using com- puter systems was the monotony of filling in the thousands of tiny bubbles used on Scan-Tron and S.l.M.S. machine sheets. Another disadvantage is, as Nicole Cor- pening stated, "lf you don'thave a pencil then you can't take your test on Scan- Tron." The advantage of speed, however, seemed to outweigh all other disadvant- ages. "I use Scan-Tron only for exams because it is faster. The disadvantage is you really don't know what the students learned," commented Mrs. Morris, a sci- 130 l Computerized ence teacher. The S.l.M.S. tStudent information Man- agement systeml machine also served as a great time-saver. This computer pro- gram was used to process attendance, grades, and student schedules. Mrs. Austin, S.l.M.S. Coordinator, added, "Information on individual students or groups of students can be reported and totaled in minutes compared to the hours that were sometimes necessary the old way." Although rather impersonal, computers saved much needed time for the faculty. As a result, the time-consuming personal touches of yesteryear have been traded for futuristic efficiency and speed. Krista Hicks wg ibn No fear of dots here. Cool and man takes a Scan-Tron test in Fashion ing. Photo by B. Puckett Daryl Keeping accurate and complete records for ap- proximately 600 students, it seems as if Mrs. Austin's work as S.I.M.S. coordinator is never done. Photo by A. Kluttz Perplexed, Cassandra Aldrich tries to decipher her new computer printout report card. Despite the fact that the S.l.M.S. machine makes the report card process somewhat more convenient for teachers, students' personal printouts are difficult to under- stand at first and are missing the old-fashion per- sonal touch of teachers. Photo by C. Watkins . 'fir 151-lm, V .W , N - ""':"'N' ,U V N - V' ,Mi-1.1.9, V i , .. -V AQ H Ion-,,,,,,W f .Vg , .V I ' V- . . I '-AH fx 5. S gs 11. L Saving much time and needed energy by using Scan-Tron tests, Mrs. Burgin grades exams in min- utes rather than in hours. Photo by J.Plummer Computerized X 131 Getting all the parts to fit, newspaper staffers John Workman, Laura Wetmore, Chad Cook, and Deborah Jones try to get the headlines, stories and pictures together for the first issue. Photo by J. Plummer. ln order to make the Cavalier more interesting, Johnny Loftin shoots pictures for the paper. Photo by B. Koontz. 40- , ' v V 'J . Q . " mite Qlaflzxlier From enthusiasm, frustration and deadlines, to print! ccording to Emerson, t'Nothing can be achieved without enthusi- asm," so the enthusiastic Cavalier staff achieved a great deal. Staffers overcame the frustration of mental blocks and the pressure of deadlines to produce four issues of the newspaper. In addition to more students with a greater willingness to work hard, the staff added cartoonist Tim Batten. As Laura Wetmore, editor-in-chief commented, "Even though there are more people on the staff this year, we work together well and expect to publish the best papers ever." In the past, many students ignored the Cavalier, but this year things were antici- 132 l Newspaper Staff pated to look up. "The student body doesn't view the newspaper as an impor- tant medium of communication. llook for- ward to trying to change this perception of our newspaper by producing an in- formative and well-structured paper," - said advisor Mrs. Jean Kennedy. Not only was the newspaper a source of entertainment and information for the student body, it also served as a way of preparing for future jobs, as Carlotta Chambers expressed, "Being on the newspaper staff has given me betterin- sight into my future career in journalism. " The enthusiasm and effort helped the Cavalier staff achieve a better publication. Regina Perry Sw Nw We ii. fs..-Q s Q-57 .H -XM t 1 ik' Getting ideas on paper. Crystal Gilbert creates an article for the Christmas edition. Photo by J. Plummer. W EFFKYHT' Frantically searching for an article, newspaper Looking for just the right words, Carlotta advisor Mrs. Kennedy, keeps the pressure on to Chambers formulates a feature story in her mind. produce quality work on time. Photo by J. Plummer. Photo by J. Loftin. Newspaper Staff X 133 Warming the audience with her friendly smile, Debbie oole performs a difficult routine in perfect synch with the music. Photo by B. Puckett Showing their many talents, members of the band prove that they're not only great musicians but en- thusiastic cheerleaders. Photo by J. Huffman t Q 4' . s s S Y leafs, " bmw-"""'5's Marching Band works hard to learn new songs and new moves Qihhing 'gigztrietg l lthough band has been looked upon as a "crip" course by non-band members for years, this year's band members did not seem to agree. There were often op- portunities for fun, but being a band member included a great amount of hard work for those who had the ability and the discipline to partici- pate. Marchers had to put their best foot for- ward inot to mention their "correct" footy while they tried to stay in straight, perfectly spaced lines. The real challenge came, though, when they had to play as they marched. 134 l Band This year the band performed four different shows which meant learning several routines along with a great deal of music. Tine Safrit, flag captain, commented, "The hard work was definitely worth it as far as the variety it offered the home audience since they be- came bored with seeing the same show week after week. This also gave band members more incentive to work. " The new approach to half-time shows was designed to bring pride and support back to the band as well as keep the audience glued to their seats during half-time. "l recall the qual- ity of the band when I was a freshmen. I only hope that through dedication the band can be that great again." said Tara Jackson, a se- nior band member. And what are the plans for the future March- ing Cavaliers? Mr. Lipe, the band director, ex- pressed, "We hope to try to do a variety of shows, to represent the school the best way we can at football games, and to go on trips to rirliakfe band enjoyable for students." Krista ic s 3 it Adding even more heat to the night with sizzling music, band members really get into it at the West Flowan game. Photo by J. Plummer Soloists have to concentrate. Tara Jackson plays Tiger of San Pedro for the crowd at the Salisbury game. Photo by B. Puckett Because they play varsity football, Chris Sifford, Mike Cross, and Rusty Clmding can't participate in marching band but still enjoy playing in Wind En- semble. Photo by C. Weaver Keeping the beat. Percussionists jazz up the school song to encourage the crowd to cheer on the team. Photo by J. Plummer Band X 135 136!AdS CQNGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS QF '88 ELAN ESE SALISBURY PLANT Industrial and Textile Products U. S. Highway 70 PREMIUM SOFT SERVE Dee-Lite Food Creations of Rowan 704!636-8077 TM 63 6-6000 THE GFiEffllTEff.f?-'Fat "!t'Rs'lxSTi?? 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E. Spear, lr. Mayor CLASS OF 1988 Compliments of TOWN OF SPENCER ALDERMEN R. Marshall Bickett, lr. Franklin A. Brandt W. Ray Chambers, lr. lames C. Eagle, lr. loseph R. Everhart, lr. Calvin L. Hendrix Hilda Palmer Town Manager Record-breaking softball team members hit and fielded their way into the playoffs for the first time. Bobbi Sims knocks out a single that contributed to the 9 to5 win over Randleman. Photo by B. Burgin. A r V- - . .5 6 ' s-,..- ' mln A4 an-g.. tw .. , - 5--,x - in 142 1 Sports Executing a pin with pain, sophomore Robert Tabor ties up his East Rowan opponent in the 171 Ib class. With less than ten wrestlers, the team was not able to win matches but individuals won and gained valuable experience. Photo by N. Crawford. l l i r i r - - ---- -2 . . -1- ':- ' -- ,--- -- 'Q K .. . .. kx-- L - ' .dog-,.:.-fs .. . -.s- f -.:.sw..,sH -sw---tt-N.-is - f g r .. ,-.- -- . aww- . . . . . . -f--- .. - - N X. " 1 ' ' . . r ' - . ' ----- - if . . ., P fir - Q 1 fi .g - . , ... 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Football players turn them- selves inside out during warm-ups before ballgames to be ready for opposing players who might try to do it to them. Photo by H. Mink. Slipping in the back door. Senior Derrick Foxx gets away from his East Davidson defender for the score. The Cavs grounded the Eagles 80 - 55. Photo by B. Burgin. IN YOUR FACE avalier athletes made every at- tempt to get into the faces of their opponents in each game, match and meet. This competitivefaggressive atti- tude kept the teams going throughout the seasons and helped them earn playoff spots. Although the teams were not domineer- ing in any sport, many individuals broke records and earned letters, trophies, and the continued respect of the fans. Most student athletes will not make their living in athletics, but the training and experience gained in high school will prepare them for possible play in college and a life-long interest in physical fitness. Visiting teams found the Cavs and their dedicated fans in their faces every time out on the field, court and mat. Sports X 143 On the way to another victory, Dennis Berlein prepares for an over- head smash. He finished the season in the state doubles finals with a regu- lar season record of 14-1. Photos by A. Sides. Serving with authority, John Work- man glldes to another victory against a Ledford opponent. em Y , ,fy What A Racquet. ith an almost perfect record of thirteen wins and only two team losses, the men's tennis team was on its way to a smashing reputation as a winner. The addition of the ace exchange student, Hakan Staerner, and a few other new faces added something else newg a championship tennis team. Said graduate Brad Thomp- son, "I wish it had happened sooner, but l 'm glad my senior year was a winning one. Bet- ter late than never!" 144 l '87 Tennis From the first match all the way to the state playoffs, the fellows dazzled onlookers and opponents with their swiftness and style. Spectators often asked, "Are you sure this is North Rowan's team?" After years of average perfor- mances, the team broke out of their slump to show their true colors. As Brian Koontz put it, "The potential has al- ways been there. All we really needed was the motivation found in a few really good wins." For the first time in quite a while, North was once again back on the tennis map. But, more importantly, the guys proved that tennis was as wor- thy of publicity and recognition as other athletic events. Last years success made a great deal of racquet for the tennis team and no doubt this years team will find that win- ning experience that will serve to net them even more victo- ries this year. Brian Koontz, Stephanie Michael. ,emvbqz ,fe M, IM, mg-W1 I , Y ,,,,,, asm, . ' .lf , -,ful 7?-e M ,,,. W, ,, V L-ri I --,'f V H., 4 M, ,Q -if f 'a --My 'T Q W , ..,,, ., .W , .V Wk? st pt mv? VM Q .ff l , tt- J, y t E if JW! , V ,,.' ,-Q. . E' w. Q. I Nw,,,,, . ., ' it gy T.. 'Z f 'K :QVVV fi .1 k 19' E, .V W X E - A - "'i"'- 6 ' V' I ,, f ""' Aw... .. .. ' With speed and grace, Brian Koontz puts a forehand by his Thomasville opponent on his way to a 6-0, 6-2 victory. He finished the sea- son 12-3. Somber Swede. Exchange student Hakan Staerner takes is tennis seriously. In this match Hakan de- feated Danny Streiff of Salisbury 6-1, 6-0. if fr fffgm xfy X Q 'V 1-2 ' 6, ,ag f Q 3 2' s 1 im J . , 552: ggi' L5.l , 11 4 -.........,..a., .M Bottom row Earl Koontz Mark M Jones, Jamiegoinble. Top ryow - John Workman, Brian Koontz, Dennis Berlein, Hakan Staerner, Jason Surratt, Michael Gobble, Brad Thomp- son. All conference doubles partners Dennis and Hakan pose with Coach Sutton after earning runner-up champs status in the state playoffs. '87 Tennis X 145 Talent and teamwork pay off for the Swinging Singles fter some struggling seasons, the softball team has gotten into the swing of things. The Lady Cavs have been putting their best feet forward for the past two years. This year all that hard work and dedication paid off. The team finished the '87 season with a 14-6 record, es- tablishing a school record for the most wins in a season. They also were the first soft- ball team in school history to qualify for the state 2A play- offs. The '86 team was knocked out of post season play by a coin toss. Although they lost the first playoff game 13-8 to North Stanley, confer- ence player of the year Jo Bottom Row: Stephanie White, Vickie Mills, Diane Casey, Aleshia Hawkins, Raquel Hammond, Yvette Mitchell, Lisa Kluttz Top Row: Melinda Watkins, manager, April Hawkins, Julie Thomas, Lola Jones, Dawn Kesler, Bobbi Sims, Jo Tomblin, Talatha Vaughters. 146 l '87 Softball Tomblin said, "ltmade us feel important and like we were professionals at what we were doing." One difference that helped create a team attitude was their ability to get along well on and off the field. According to junior left-fielder Yvette Mitchell, "This is a key factor that helped us win in some tough games." With a record breaking sea- son behind them and seven starters returning, Coach At- well said, "maybe we can go back to the state playoffs again. " With strong veteran leader- ship and the desire for post- season play, the team should be able to stay in the swing of things. Sherri Stoddard Resting at first, April Hawkins eyes the fiel as she prepares to dash for second in a close game versus Thomasville. . 2 www .ww w2ps,,T1f4 Mapgkgfhsg With professional form, Lisa Hawkins pitches a strike against Randleman. She came in as a reliever to win the game. 8 7 Hitting the dirt, Lola Jones slides home to score one against Thomas- ville. The Cavs beat the Bulldogs 15 to 12. Showing good form and concentra- tion, Bobbi Sims connects for a hit against Flandleman. The Lady Cavs prevailed 9 to 5. Photos by B. Burgin. '87 Softball X 147 During a cold, winter game, Coach Kesler calls lor a jacket for base- runner Terry Smith. South Rowan gets burned as first baseman Steve Roof catches a quick snap from pitcher Kevin Ennis while catcher Phil McCorkle provides back- up. Despite such valiant efforts, South Rowan squeaked by North. fl t C g I , lf, l V, .5 ' 1 . Ji ., K W W' 3, 4,,,.,f-ca , ,, fc. ,A w ' i'r"f44"" C 'W ., 1 , " ff Mewfdvgfi' Throwing smoke! Pitcher Kevin Ennis bears down in a game against West Flowan. The Cavaliers rallied for the win 7-5. In an attemupt to steal second against East avidson, pinch-runner Darrin Turner is thrown out. The Cavs prevailed anyway 8-O. Photos by C. Weaver 148 X '87 Baseball Ya Ms Q , . A -- S W ' --sa T g ,,, jr, . .K X X . ,ff k "" .. n -- , -- 'Q 1 , . f .. , in X, fi if i H we ..t-sf., . - Q.. - .. Haig, I ,.., K S -iz , V S5 15,1 S W 7" t ffm i f ' f's"' - 'Wt + W .s -Q 1 -"ffm 'i " f- vw' 'Q fy- +', , V- K K .. -, ,L 'Sie K 5 -r w f - ' uigxay- Ek . M. ,gk ..., NR A a w -Q , .911 ,,,. "J - A -. ' , 'vi' - 3 " 44- ' - . s. 'wr f W' . or 'iw .r t K-'ix 'H lf' .' -- . . .t '-ef tr ,sr if if . . -. r I . - . . - - sf'-M , X , . M... ut vt Y L -,asv yQ:3-'5,,.,- Amr. L ss' 'W'-h Ks.. Rye: sr Q 1.4-iii' r y., - rs. ' Q- at gg NSY N-I. 87 Season was unpolzshedfor the Cavs YTKKKXXXKXKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK Diamondin-the Rough - he cavaliers had a good season this past year, missing the playoffs by only one game. It was a tough break for a team that exhibited flashes of brilliance the entire season. Chris Sifford, outfielder and Bobby Honeycutt, pitcherlinfielder, earned All- Conference and All County honors. When asked about making both teams, Sifford stated: "I made both teams last year as a freshman and this year was better, so I thought I had a good chance again." Third baseman Phil McCorkIe was also on the All County team. The season .,.i1..,,-.,. mhz 4 . ended with the team fourth in the conference and well polished by experience. When asked about the sea- son, Coach Bill Kesler re- plied, "We played well through the whole season and we never let up. This past year we missed the playoffs by one game. We only lost four seniors, so we should have a good chance next year of making the playoffs." With the roughness polished away, the Cavaliers can be expected to bring their special brand of brilliance to the diamond next year. Chad Queen. Bottom Row: Keven Ennis, Darrin Turner, Denny Puckett, Rusty Cling- ding, Chad Queen, Bobby Honeycutt, Andre Archie. Top Row: Paul Benfield, Brian Lisk, Chris Sifford, Greg Williams, Steve Roof, Tim Mitchell, Terry Smith, George Shup- ing, Phil McCorkle, Larry Dixon. '87 Baseball I 149 Coach Secreast looks prepared to shoot lalse starters as he signals the beginning of a race. Fortunately for over anxious athletes Coach Seacreast only uses blanks. Bottom Row: Joan Wilson, Lori Cranfield, Jane Copley, Bobbi Sims, Tonya Rusher, Shaundria Gibson. Top Row: Tracie Boone, Chevelle Jones, April Jackson, Tarsha Mallet, Melissa Secreast, Carolyn Ellis, Jennifer Mason, Neat Wilson. 150 X Women's Track Soaring to new heights, Bobbi Sims clears 4'10" in the high jump on her way to All-Conference track honors. ln addition to the high jump, Bobbi threw the discus and shot. Her discus throw of 111'8" earned her a second place medal in the State Championship Meet. Photos by J. Loftin. BILL r B .... .. . ef. ti' t. ...,. 'eee fl R 1 f iw Clearing the hurdle with ease Melissa Secreast races to a third place finish in the All County Meet. She went on to qualify for the sectionals at Ledford. , W . fe. - ' f- Hurling- the discus to a distance of 92' Jo omblin displays both strength and grace. Her eltorls helped bring her team to third place in the County Track Meet. fi ' M N 1 ' A-H., V V N C I.. yiyt I W, ,,, Qs N X4 is . . if W ...lf Q NW' K .......,, .,,. A 31- , .ll ,fl L KKKSKKKKKKSSSSKKKKKKKKSSKKYKKKKKKKKKSKKK l A ll-Vell Rounded Team I ound and round that track they go, where they stop you'll never know. Although the finish line was the place they were headed, the goals were set and ex- ceeded by the women's track members themselves. These girls didn't become athletes runners by being lazy. They pushed their bodies to the absolute limits. They are the ones who stretched til it hurt, and ran with blisters and bruises. These are the ones who poured everything into their sport. They were not just running track, but thinking track too. "To be your best you must stay on the same train of thought," stated Andrea Britton. Running track has its advantages as Bobbi Sims stated "you get to compete against a lot of people and when you win you get a good feeling inside. " But along with its advan- tages come the disadvan- tages. Tarsha Mallet complained, "There is too much practice and you have to go far away to compete sometimes." Like most other competitive sports, track was a sport of both give and take. There were bad points, but the women's team got out of it about as much as they put into it. As a result of their hard work, three ofthe track members went to the State Finals at N.C.S.U. in Raleigh. Bobbi Sims competed in the discus and high jump, and April Jackson and Tonya Rusher ran the 400m dash. Tonya's time of 59.48 seconds made her the third girl ever in the history of Rowan County to run 400 meters in less than one minute. In spite of the blisters and bruises and lack of free time, those track members who made the sacrifices met per- sonal goals and ran rings around their competitors. Kelly Simmerson Womens Track i 151 UE, up and away! Tracey Maynor clears a eight of 12'6" with ease for another vic- tory. Tracey advanced to the regionals before an injury out his season short. . I 2 X , IR f ,fs W ,M ' y '1 'L"'4 505-.-ffl: Ll Record Breaking Season he thrill of victory, the ag- ony of the feet, was well known to the 1987 track team. Many records were broken be- cause the athletes were willing to push themselves a little far- ther and work a little harder in practice to prepare for a meet. Darryl Jackson went that extra distance to set a new school long jump distance of 22'1", Andre Gaston leaped to a new record of 46'6V2" in the triple jump, Harvey Archie raced to a new record in the 400 meter dash, and Anthony Britton outlasted the competi- tion to set a record in the 800 152 X Men's Track meter run. In the 800 and 1600 meter relays, two teams set new school records for moving the baton around the tract. Brian Steele, Adrian Steele, Jasper Cuthrell and Harvey Archie won the state title in the 800 relay with a school and county record of 1:28.82. It was a good year for the track team even though the team was young and inex- perienced. Coach Robert Steele recognized his team had a winning combination, "We had talented young men who were willing to work hard." Talent and hard work earned them the Ledford ln- vitational Track Meet as all track team members gave their best for the victory. The season ended with the team third in the conference, second in the sectionals, third in the regionals and in the state. It was a season in which the team could take pride. Although many of the record breakers are running in college the team they left behind knows how to overrun the agony of the feet and feel the thrill of victory. Jim Young. With perfect form, Harvey Archie dusts his Salisbury opponent for the win. He ended the season with his second straight 300 intermediate hur- dle state championship. Pushing it to the limit, Adriain Steele finishes the 400 meter race against Salisbury with perfect form. He advanced to the state finals in this event. J Bottom Row: Jim Young, Scott Hawkins, Darin Thomas, Brent Snider, Mi e Stinson, Thomas Wil- son, Brandon Basin er. Middle Row: Flon Loflin, Derek Kelly, Tracey gllaynor, Chad Cook, Anthony Britton, Tony Mclane, Adrian Steele, Marty Foroney, Broderick Daniels, Top Row: Rob Tabor, Sherman Miller, Wayne Teasley, Hanley Archie, Dan Livasy, Mike Cross, Donnie Nunn, Kensell Snider, Thaniel Hairston, Andre Gaston, Ben Beatty. Jasper Cuthrell, Rodney Miller. Exhibiting super-human strength, Marty Forney heaves the shot to a distance of 51'9V2" against South Rowan and West Rowan. North dominated the meet by 88 points over the scrappy Raiders and Falcons. Photos by J. Loftin. Me-n's Track X 153 Showing that spirit, Kelly Simmer- son leads a cheer in the away game at East Davidson. Cheering during cold games was common as the football team advanced to the playoffs. Photo by: J. Plummer. Leading the students during a pep rally, Devona Brown and eneen Sechler encourage school spirit for the first home game against East Fiowan. Cheerleaders provided vital support during close games. Photo by: D. Crews. wif-V. ,. w.g,vw.... ' V ,,, f .fa -, va. 'i I '. 11: , ,. . 'IQ Q, . . 5 ,Q f' ' 3, ' s s bw -A-f W., . M We X. 5. yiL.wJ.g,, ff: . f 'I i E H . 3. B 'V : V1 A 5 '. f xl ww . M N 'f ",f., ?l- - " Q,-I f"fQv , Q . rw . it if ' f M,i:.:"fY1': 'ix " .,, . , ,A W. rv f ,Ltr ,A 5-4 ' X T' 'Q 5 -As ' sv.'9..g , 1.38, ' iff :ff ' 45' f "' iri ...r P i it ii , ia ,'- 1 ar , k 7 T g gi jf 1 "' ? at Y! 2 T f i r v 4 , -f . it. ,,,..., .aw . ripii ii . M , .. - .M - l 4,41 ' ' A ' errr, ,'A. Vrbr ' n f Q XZ? X im: 'iir i... 'A I 55, f '- . .4 "'.fz. Ground: Colleen Bush, Alison Smith, Tired and beaten, Captain Parrish Laura Wetmore: Second Row: McDaniel leads the squad in her last Melissa Secrast, Devona Brown, Shaundria Gibsong Standing: Kelly Simmerson, Deneen Sechler, Angela Sprinkle: Top: Parrish McDaniel. Photo by: B. Koontz. 154 ! Varsity Cheerleading home game versus Ledford. The Cav- aliers revailed 24-18. Photo by: J. Plummer. .JWW 'lime MWEM Varszty Cheerleaders demonstrate thezr expertzse KKKKKXKKKKKSKSKKKKKSSKKKKKSSKKSSKSKYKKKK N Experience Shows arsity cheerleaders combine the spirit and enthusiam of the J.V. cheerleaders with experience of game time. They have cheered the Cavaliers to vic- tory on cold fall evenings and thru hot sweaty nights in the gym. The experience shows in their ability to keep the crowd rooting for the home team, even during those dark times when victory seemed far away. From summer camp to the first game skills are homed to that fine edge that will make them effective sparks to ignite team spirit. "During my Hrst year as a cheerleader I felt uneasy in front of a crowd. The routines were new to me and I worried I might forget something impor- tant. Now, the routines are second nature and I can con- centrate on the details." said junior Kelly Simmerson So often it is easy to forget how hard cheerleading can be. "I feel that the squad is very good this year because we are able to work and com- municate together," said cap- tain Parrish McDaniel. Sure, it's easy when the game is at home and the Cavs are ahead 30-0, but what about away games when things are not going well for the team? Then the cheerleaders may be the only friendly voices the team hears after being chewed out by their coaches and booed by the crowd. Then cheerleaders be- come vital to the spirit of the team, for the cheerleaders are out there doing nothing, but I know from experience that cheerleading is very hard. lt takes alot of time and energy to keep an upset crowd somewhat enthused." said junior Shaundria Gibson. Kelly Simmerson Dedication and hard work after school keep the cheerleaders busy at all times, Shaundria, Laura, Alison, and Kelly work on a cheer for basket- ball season. Photo by: B. Koontz. Varsity Cheerleading I 155 - FQ 1 'xwh B' D fi- ' 'vf ' ' 1-A ?! 4 ,I 5 X . . ' K 4 ' -me F . i n through tacklers, Brian yardage against Lexing- 28-21 win over the two time s in overtime was the exciting victory of the season. Post Photo. Plowing ahead for yardage. Rusty Clinding looks for running room against . W. Guilford. Clinding fin- ished the season with a four yard per carry average. Salisbury Post Photo. Bottom row: Chad Queen, Rusty Clinding, Junior Norman, Lamar Hailey, Thomas Wilson, Kevin Cherry, Brian Steele, Frank Blackwell, Ger- maine Jones. Second Row: Toby Holland, Donnie Nunn, Bryan Mills, Bryant Davis, Shawn Tracey, Chris Hannold, Sherman Miller, Jim Young, Paul Benfield, Andre Archie, Curtis Miller. Standing: Brian Lisk, Chris Sif- ford, Tracy Maynor, Robert Tabor, Chris Weaver, Derrick Foxx, Steve Ftoof, Ed Kesler, Maurice Warren, Michael Cross, Terry Smith, Thaniel Hairston, James Cowan. Not pictu- red: Kevin Ennis. 7? 4 754522185-r E2 E35 liz' Heading for a collision, Iinemen Chris Hannold and Donnie Nunn practice blocking assignments for an upcoming game. Photo by B. Burgin Quest for zt all falls short SHATTERED DREAMS n August the football team opened practice with hopes of an undefeated season and a possible state champion- ship. These dreams were shat- tered bythe West Rowan Falcons in an unexpected 20-13 loss. The loss stunned players and coaches, but inspired more inten- sity for future games. They bounced back to beat East Rowan, and then put together the best second half of the season to beat the defending state champions from Lexington. The game went into overtime and a quick score by quarterback Chris Sifford plus an unyielding defense created the most exciting finish of the season. Our archrival might be Salisbury," said Chad Queen, "but beating Lexington was our best win of the year!" The win put the Cavs in the top conference spot and gave the team renewed confidence. Following this emotional vic- tory, North downed its next four opponents - Flandleman, Salis- bury, West Davidson, and S.W. Guilford. With the conference championship in mind and in reach, the homecoming game with S.W. Guilford seemed headed for disaster when the Cavs rallied from a two touch- down deficit to defeat the Cowboys 28-21. The Thomasville game was a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Following the loss of their homecoming queen in a tragic accident the previous week, the Bulldogs played with emotion and downed the Cavs in a very sloppy game 42-13. The loss brought disgust to the players, but they rebounded and defeated Ledford a week later. The following two weeks were disappointing for the team. First they were stalemated by a deter- mined E. Davidson team and fell in overtime 10-7. Disaster struck again as the Cavs traveled to Monroe in their bid for a state championship. The team fell behind early and couldn't find enough for another comeback and ended the season with a bit- ter loss. "We were a lot better than our record showed," commented Chris Weaver. "We just got a lot of bad breaks." Although the varsity team will lose many valuable seniors, the returning players are looking for a good season next year. "I feel the upcoming season will be a sensational one if everybody works together." remarked Chris Sifford. The experience and leadership gained this year will provide an advantage in the championship hopes o next year. Jim Young. Varsity Football l 157 J 5 4 ng Tx wp' l 5 Hot Popcorn and Blankets. Home- coming fans braved the cold to see the Cavaliers rope the Cowboys 26 to 20. Photo by: C. Crowell Ban on oats sparks controversy KKKKKSKKSSKKKKSSYKSKSKKSKS ew Traditions fl . ow can there be a Homecoming without float building and a parade? The students' loud question was countered by an admini- strative question, "How can a few students build decent floats while most of the build- ing teams are all over the county rolling yards?" With more limits this year on pep rallies and college days, etc.. - students lespecially seniorsl complained that they were being robbed of their privileges due too a few dis- ruptive students of the past. Their complaints were met with the challenge to create some new homecoming tradi- tions. Making the most of an unfavorable situation, the Student Council made plans to put some fun back into Spirit Week. The seniors and freshman 160 l Homecoming teamed up to beat the sophmorefjunior team in a powder puff football game that was followed by a pep rally and bonfire. Effigies of S.W. Guilford Cowboys that were made by students from each class were burned. As in the past, the traditional dress-up days, sales of Cavalier souvenirs and expressions of spirit and enthusiasm were added up to determine the most spirited class. Although the class atten- dants didn't get to ride through town on convertibles with the band playing and floats in tow, the seniors showed their class by participating anyway and earning most spirited honors. With some creativity, future classes can take the responsi- bility of starting some new homecoming traditions. B. Burgin Af 'sf 'R it is N Iif dgf - A gg si Picking up yardage, Brian Steele rushes for a sizeable gain in the home- coming game. Brian rallied the Cavs for the second half comeback. Salis- bury Post Photo. New Homecoming Tradition. Heat and Spirit are generated atthe bonfire! pep rally. As cheerleaders fired up the crowd, Cowboy dummies were burned. Photo by: Steve Roof. . P P . bl ow 3.5. 'r "rcs1r - Zqss ,TQA is ggi- For students clowning in the halls, Dressed as bums on class day, Chevelle Jones, Chris Eller, Eddie Marie Harriston, Chevelle Jones, P Riley, Jamie Sides, Curtis Cowan, and April Hawkins discussanote be- . and Sonya Phillips show spirit week tween classes. Seniors showed is easy to get into. Photo by: N. enough spirit to win spirit week 1 g Gaither honors. Photo by: C. Watkins O. Giving a pregame pep talk, John Work- man prepares his Senior-Freshman team for a tough game. Workman's coaching proved successful for a 14-7 victory. Photo by: S. Roof Homecoming X 161 RUUGH AND RGCKY YYKKKSKKXYYKKKKSKKSKSYKKKKSKKKKSKKYKKSSK junior Coos Goin Experience The Hard Way! he Junior Varsity football team started the season with many new players and few veterans from a previous 9-1 sea- son. The young Cavs had much determination and the taste for victory. This attitude aided them throughout the season to keep practicing hard and build a quality team. ln their opening game the Ju- nior Cavs Iost to West Rowan, but the experience gained by the players in this game helped them 162 X JV Football in games with East Rowan and Lexington. North's first taste of victory came against Ftandleman. Behind the leadership of quarter- back Larry Dixon and receiver James Houpe, the team prevailed 34-14. The Cavs had a poor showing against Salisbury, but bounced back to defeat West Davidson the following week. ln the next two games the Cavs played well, but again fell short to Southwest Guilford and Thomas- ville. Then the Cavs traveled to Ledford where they tamed the Panthers with the running of Nelvin Wilkes for a 38-10 victory. In the last game of the season the Junior Cavs dropped a heart- breaker to East Davidson 7-6. This ended the season at 3-7. Even with a young team the Cavs still gained valuable experience and leadership which will prove essential in the upcoming sea- son. Jim Young. .. ff ,, N if-" 1 The Junior Varsity offensive line opens a gaping hole during their loss to non-conference opponent West Rowan. Photo by C. Weaver. Bruised and battered, Larry Dixon watches helplessly as the Cavs suffer a tough 17-1 2 loss to Thomasville. Photo by J. Plummer. Keeping things in perspective. Coach Secreast keeps his sense of humor despite an intense moment against West Rowan in the opening game of the season. Photo by C. Watkins. .tg fi 3 ,lf Y- - 5 ,M I p---1 ,nfri ' N ' . . 1' Q y ig ... Cutting back, Nelvin Wilkes eludes Randleman tacklers on a kick-off return. North triumphed 34-14. 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Along with all the attention and glamour, cheerleading re- quired hard work, self- discipline and a great deal of time. For cheerleaders, football season began in June with practice every Wednesday. Tracie Maynard, captain, 164 i J.V. Cheerleaders said, "Our year started off slowly but after some hard, hot practices we've gotten a lot better." This year, for the first time, the cheerleaders attended the "Esprit Cheerleading Camp" here at North. From August third to the sixth, they worked as hard as other athletes learning new cheers and dances. Freshman Sally Andrews said, lreally enjoyed the week of camp. llearned a lotand we became better as a team." The squad was excited about having a new advisor, Julie Siwinski. "lt's my first year ever doing this, said Ms. Siwinski, "and I enjoy working with the girls. They are very enthusiastic and they're a great squad to work with." The J.V.s showed their hard working, supportive attitudes as they cheered for their teams. Go Big Green! 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A X l i , it y -' l, fir N Ground:TraciNorman,CathyAustin. "" t .., ng 1 .,1-gf' V ' Bottom: Tracie Maynard, Sally N' ' "' X Andrews, Beth Motley, Malva Clem- Q,'j'3,, A 'rw QIJLM P ' ent, Ashley Cauble. Middle: Brie .' We ,"i '--..a'T'fJf?-L94-' i ff ' M - Barnes, Monique Fiuffin. Top: Steph- anie Fiusher. Photo by B. Koontz. Neither rain, nor cold, nor dark of night could hinder the enthusiasm of the J.V. Cheerleaders. Monique Ruffin and Malva Clement Cheer on the Cavs to a victory over the West Davidson Dragons. Photo by S. Fioof. J.V. Cheerleaders ' 165 Cross Country and Volleyball teams gum experzence zn thezr second seasons U S B C ildirt 'Teams he cross country and volleyball teams dis- played determination and a win- ning spirit during the '87 season. The cross country team had a larger turn-out than in their first season and they won the first cross country meet ever for a North team by defeating South- west Gilford and West Davidson. Seniors John Workman and John Cooper showed leadership in pushing the young team to the limit each day in practice. This ex- tra push paid off in meets as Chris Smith paced the team throughout the season with high finishes. Coach Wayne Crowder commented, "We had no single standouts, but we had several good runners." Having experi- enced the thrill of victory the young Cavaliers are sure to be a threat in the conference next sea- son. Opening their second season at North, the Volleyball team started with enthusiasm and ex- cellent leadership. Seniors Karen Adams and Melinda Watkins helped younger players develop skills and that determination needed to succeed. l'Twin Towers," Lola Jones and Julie Thomas learned quick and pro- vided height for those essential blocks and spikes. Sophomore setter Tracey Myers added speed and depth to the team. Af- ter watching a college volleyball game the team is real enthusias- tic for next season. Mrs. Moore remarked, "l'm real hopeful for a much improved season and I feel we have the talent to be a good team. Losing only two seniors due to graduation, the 1988 team has experience and the taste for vic- tory. Jim Young 166 l Cross Country and Volleyball Bottom Row: Scott Hawkins, Jerry Riley, Earle Koontz, Micheal Ward, Shannon Myers, Darrin Thomas. Top Row: Chris Smith, John Cooper, Chad Cook, John Workman, Jeff Basinger, Shawn King, Brandon Basinger. Photo by: C. Watkins sm, , Up in the air at the beginning of an- other race, John Workman leads the field around the track before taking to the woods. In his first season Work- man led the Cavaliers to a sixth place finish in the conference. Photo by: C. Watkins ,. L.. Bottom Row: Michelle Livingood, Melissa Vinson, Letitia Williams, Melinda Watkins, Timothy Gladden. Top Row: Mrs. Moore, Traci Myers, Karen Adams, Lola Jones, Julie Thomas, Shaundria Gibson. Photo by: B. Koontz Returning a serve, 'Letitia William sets up a spike against Ledford. The young team will bring experience to next season with much talent return- ing. Photo by: J. Huffman. Finishing strong! Sophomore Chris Smith finished seventh in the meet against T-ville and Ledford. His con- sistency of high finishes provided a boost during the season. Photo by: C. Watkins an-f"T' .:'i ' . : "fy ' .. "" ii.: 1 Putting power and form into her serve, Karen Adams places the ball in Salisbury's court. She led the young Cavalier team during the season giv- ing them support and guidance. Photo by: J. Huffman. Cross Country and Volleyball i 167 Showing no pity, Sherman Miller punishes his opponent on his way to another victory. Photo by: N. Crawford 168 X Indoor Track and Wrestling -E2 Front Row: Darin Thomas, Manager Jane Copley, Barry Vaughters Stand- ing: Coach Heggins, Brent Snider, Heath Hager, Sherman Miller, Denny Puckett, oach Peacock Photo by: L.Jones Working on his opponent, Denny Puckett scores two on a reverse in his match against West Rowan. Without enough people to win a match, wres- tlers competed for individual success. Photo by N. Crawford Four year veteran Heath Hager showed determination and provided leadership to the small team. Hager's hard work paid oft in his matches. Photo by L.Jones N Determznatzon and Pride lead teams Indoor TraCklWrestling tthe beginning of prac- tice the indoor track team hoped to improve in its second season and the wres- tlers were in the process of re- building a winning team. The wrestling team opened its season with a good turnout, but soon dwindled to six peo- ple. These elite six were chal- lenged by Coaches William Higgins and Lealand Pea- cock. "Higgins and I set high standards for our boys to live up to and to help build for the future." commented Coach Peacock. With individual goals set high, they faced opponents knowing they could not win a match but could improve their personal records. Senior Heath Hager provided leader- ship and Sophomores Denny Puckett and Darrin Thomas worked hard to return to the Regionals. Sherman Miller was a standout as he participated in wrestling and he also led the l indoor track team in the pole vault, high jump, and triple jump. Sherman was one of the few athletes who excelled in two sports in the same sea- son. Having a year of experi- ence, the team opened their season in a meet at Chapel Hill and quickly proved how good they were. Thomas Wilson, Miller, Mike Stinson, Adrian Steele, Reginald Barnes, Tarsha Mallet, Jasper Cur- threll, Morris Jones and Brian Steele all qualified for Regional competition. Several records were also set or bro- ken in their other meets. Cuthrell set a school record in the 300 meter with a time of 35.8 seconds then joined B. Steele, Wilson, and A. Steele in breaking a school record on the 4x40O relay. The Cavs have young talent who will continue to contribute to the success of the team. Jim Up and Over! Sherman Miller sets a school record with a jump of 6 feet in the Chapel Hill meet. Sherman also triple jumped and pole vaulted for the team. Photo by T. Mallet Front Row: Rolanda Hunter, Odell Stinson, Rhea Milton, Kin Pruitt, Keith Reid, Mike Stinson, Anthony Cherry Second Row: Brandon Basinger, Reginald Barnes, Brian Steele, Nelvin Wilkes, Rusty Clinding, Thomas Wil- son, Dion Miller Third Row: Darin Young Thomas, Shannon Meyers, Chris Smith, Tarsha Mallet, Scott Hawkins, Luther Phiter, Avery Wilkerson, Dale Pope Top Row: Coach Steele, Sher- man Miller, Marc Collins, Dennis Davis, Jasper Cuthrell, Morris Jones, Charles Stinson. Photo by L. Jones Indoor Track and Wrestling l 169 J.V.s jocky for position as James Houpe attempts a tree-throw against the cowboys of Southwest Guilford. Photo by T. Vaughters. Leading the pack, Kevin Ennis drives up the lane for an easy layup in a 55-45 win over Thomasville. Photo by T. Vaughters. Between three defenders, Billie Jeffries keeps the score close for the Lady Cavs. The girls lost the game 24 - 18 to East Rowan. Photo by B. Koontz. J. . .. V fps.-n-can - ..,. 55271. ctr. su ann 1, ,bam xi-U' Bottom row: Wanda Jackson, Julie Thomas, Ashley Goodman, Traci Myers, Coach Denise Moore Top row: Talatha Vaughters, Annette Black, Sarah Baker, Zelphia Turner, Billy Jefferies, Mekela Houston. Photo by L. Jones. I 102:-0 G3 Il V ' IUHAI wr, FEEL? 2' t J lag f' Pulling up from the perimeter, Ashley Goodman attempts a twelve footer in a tough loss to East Rowan. Photo by B. Koontz. -' ,az , of N.. . "S, 'i N: ette 170 f J.v. Basketball X iq' 4 sly .Eg 4 v Front row: Kevin Ennis, Willie Hayes, Larry Dixon, Michael White, Stan James Houpe, Josh Mills, Shawn White, manager Marcus Jones Photo Ellis, manager Rodney Tillman. Back by C. Queen. row: James Cowan, Andy Denton, Q. i :f, f"i 5 5 0 SEWAI -15599 ottll I V teams work on teamwork and consistency KKKKKKKKKSSKKKKSKKSYYKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK Riding a See-Saw ids on a see-saw are supposed to go up and down but basketball teams are supposed to play consistently. The J.V. basket- ball teams proved to be prime examples of the ups and downs that inexperience can bring. For example, the J.V. girls, with only tow sophomores on the floor, had their difficulties throughout the year. They also proved how tough they were capable of playing by putting on an impressive defensive display to beat an undefeated East Davidson team 31 - 24. "The girls worked hard on dis- cipline and becoming a team which helped them improve every game," commented Coach Moore. Though they had their ups, their downs were also very vivid. Nobody expressed their frustration more than Wanda Jackson who cooled off a fan with a coke after a tough loss to Thomasville. The J.V. boys started out the season down but quickly cleaned up their act. Playing without a team leader, the young Cavs had to win with nothing but teamwork. As the season progressed, sopho- mores James Cowan, Willie Hayes, Larry Dixon and Kevin Ennis got some val- uable help from the freshmen. Though the J.V. teams see- sawed their way through the season, they gained experi- ence and maturity and learned the benefits of teamwork. Brian Koontz J.V. Basketball l 171 Lady Coos show some new moves KKKKSK1KKKKSKKKKKKSKKKSKSKKKKSKSKKKKKKKK Earning Some Respect eing first in the confer- ence was a new ex- perience for the Lady Cava- liers. Apparently the audiences that should have attended their exciting games - two won by three pint shots by Bobbi Sims at the final buzzer - were not aware of the dy- namic team that held off all conference foes until February. Several team mem- bers shared Bobbi's feeling of surprise due to their record. "l knew we had the potential," said Bobbi, "we just needed to put it all together." After several mediocre seasons, the women's varsity team appeared to have found that magic winning formula. On the court they seemed to be able to read each others' minds as they covered for each other and fed each other with smooth precision. Coach Gary Atwell commented, "Our team is coming together real well, we do a good job picking each other up." When the going was tough in the paint, they struck from three point range. The team's attitude of being there for each other, to play to the best of their ability as indi- viduals and as a team, seems to have been the major ac- complishment of the Lady Cavaliers. Obviously these girls played for the love of the game, NOT the roar of the crowd. Center Lola Jones who averaged 20 points a game paused during practice to say, "I think we're doing a good job and everybody on the team works to be better." With an attitude like that, it isn't surprising that the women's varsity team earned some new respect this year. Kelly Simmerson Connecting from the corner, Mitchell hits an open jumper South Flowan in the Christmas ment. Photo by B. Burgin Playing tough defense is necessary in winning games. The Cavaliers show their strength against Randleman as they coast to a 49-43 victory. Photo by T. Vaughters Game winning shot. Junior Bobbi Sims hits the game winning three pointer in the season opener at East Fiowan. The new three point shot made games more exciting and gave all players more opportunities to score. Photos by B. Burgiri YlSiBl1 L 'Q' A 619 585, H U "- I I I 4 'Z S92 l:"'l1QPi3N5 gaasianzt s OZ' we ' I Vi ' F -3' Bottom row: Kim Flustin, Flaquel lHammond, Lisa Hawkins, Jennifer Huffman, Andrea Britton, manager Marcus Jones. Top row: April Jack- son, Yvette Mitchell, Bobbi Sims, Lola Jones, Latonya Hargrave, April Hawkins. Photo by T. Mallert Up and over the double-team. Cen- ter Lola Jones scores two of her twenty points against S.W. Guilford. In spite of her efforts, the team handed the Cowgirls the 64-58 victory. Good offense and defense. As teammate Lola Jones sets up for the rebound, senior Jennifer Huffman pulls up for a twelve-footer. Jennifer scored a season high thirteen points in the game. Women's Varsity J 173 K F Batt Gver Basketball Men's Varsity battle for the spotlight K'KKKKKKKKSSKKKKKKSXKKKXKSKKKKKKKKKSKKKKK hen a team is losing badly to their arch-rival who beat them twice before, a little comic relief is needed. Such was the case when a bat flew in the gym and stopped play with eight seconds remaining in the home game with Salisbury. Trail- ing by nine points and Ed Kesler at the free throw line, the flying spectator entered the gym, clear- ing the court of all players and scaring fans with it swooping air- show. The game ended with play- ers and fans alike excited, bewil- dered and amazed. This creature seemed to characterize the season the Cavaliers had experienced. Beginning the season with plenty of height and depth, the team was expected to contend for a championship. Returning veterans and talented juniors from an excellent J.V. team proved too much for the Cavs early season opponents. A big front line and the scoring ability of Ed Kelser and Brian Paige kept the Cavs close in the early season game with Salisbury, but turn- overs and bad luck lost the game. In a rematch in the Christmas tournament North proved no better as they were defeated and had to settle for second place. De- spite the losses, the team con- tinued to play with intensity and pride until "Lady Luck" struck the fwfr IJMK Front row: Andre Archie, Curtis Mil- ler, Terry Smith, Chris Sifford Back row: Manager John Workman, Brian Paige, Ed Kesler, Walt Brotherton, Michael Cross, Manager Jamie Gobble Photo By: C. Weaver 174 X Men's Varsity Leaving his defender flat footed, Junior transfer Brian Paige scored on a break away lay-up against West Davidson. Paige's quickness and three-point shooting aided North throughout the season. Photo By: J. Jones Cavs a backbreaking blow. First, Derrick Foxx was lost for the season and Steve Roof was benched due to illness. t'The loss of Foxx and Roof really hurt us a lot because of their size and height," commented Coach Bob Hundley. Next, Brian Paige was hit with back problems and forced to the bench. These losses took away from the height and depth. The Cavs lost close games in the final quarter due to foul trouble and fatigue. Some people will continue to wonder if North's batty problems will end in time for a chance in the spotlight. Jim Young Shooting the jumper, Michael Cross fires up a shot as teammates Ed Kesler and Derrick Foxx position for a rebound. Photo By: J. Jones -- 'W Q EWQ-A 'Emi up if xo We t :-EMMN Alter a steal against East Rowan Chris Sifford glides in for the dunk. Chris scored seven points in the vic- tory over the Mustangs. Photo By: B Burgin Looking for the open man, Ed Kes- Ier prepared to pass 011 to a teammate versus Ftandleman. Kesler's con- sistent scoring and rebounding were valuable to the Cavs. Photo By: J. Jones Q:.,..,-., Ns: Q :Pe-.1 :-- .t X Ms Playing tough defense, Curtis Mil- ler concentrates on his opponents moves away from the basket. Photo By: J. Jones Showing concentration and form, Walt Brotherton shoots the turn- around jumper in traffic. Lacking size and height at the end of the season, Walt became an important weapon in the offense. Photo By: J. Jones Men's Varsity X 175 yu.. SPECIALISTS IN SHORT RUN STAMPINGS 5lw'1Pv'4t6' 'IIC Customer Service I Sales Manager ao-ay 6370260 1615 Lee Street P O Box 65 Spencer N C 28l59 Jw- . ' a. I . 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Boyd Watts Mrs. Nancy Weidner Mrs. Ramona Wilson Mr. Gary Wood Patrons f 179 l 2 l i i i 5 ! 5 I i 3 l LL i 2 FRESH Bottom Row: Shannon Myers, Mark Kennerly, Sally Andrews, Cathy Austin, Sarah Baker, April Powell, Kimberly Fulton, Pam Hill, Stacey Hengel, Jatana Snider, Amy Earnhardt, Sammi Ervin, Dawn Rowe, Tammy Baker, Angela Schaefer. Second Row: Michelle Jones, Beth Madden, William Flisner, Ashley Goodman, Annette Black, Stephanie Ftusher, Alicia Bradley, Lisa Trexler. Third Row: Nicole Walker, Felicia Torrence, Traci Norman, Tarsha Ellis, Angie Denison, Sonya Phillips, Jeff Noles, Brian Mahaley, Chris Adams, Steven Simpson. gf 3, e 'lu i " 1 180 ! Freshman Class 'n FACES Fourth Row: Ralonda Hunter, Latonya Johnson, Clavonne Davis, Cathy Hoover, Brandi Bittle, Tomechia Tucker, An- gela Hicks, Makela Houston, Steve Stoner, Matt Shumaker, Jamie Charler, Scott Faucette. Fifth Row: Harry Holmes, Nelvin Wilks, Reggie Barnes-Smith, Marlon Mitchell, Emmanuel Barnes-Smith, Ron Stamer. Top Row: Travis Nunn, Rodney Tillman, Donnie Charleston, Brian Ellis, Tommy Burgess, Chad Hege, Kevin Rainey, Chris Payne, Elbe Jones, Billy Meres, Michelle Wall, Leslie Edwards, Jamie Bucklew. Photo by: J.Plummer. ' 5 ul X If 9 ilu Q- ii i Freshman Class X 181 l i A 1 +,,.i3,,,, p: y ,g Y , .l+fwfzw,,,... .,,f,.'-,, M ' -lr f fmiff i fm. . ,f f 'e'ff -fe , - . lg , ' 21 wf' ., - f ., ' ' f ,,,4,,,:fw 'f' "' wg' 1 ag? , fi Wqf:'2',f iL,'i:fe9Iy' iii-L -9' Q .I 'A - SGIVIEWHAT Bottom Row: Lamont Peace, Michael Shaw, Rhea Milton, Stanley White, Tarsha Mallet, Melody Patterson, Amy Starnes, Becky Royce, Allison Waddell, Leslie Harrison, MaryEllen Stamper, Greg Culp, Jamie Gobble. Second Row: Latrina Torrence, Carlotta Chambers, Brandon Basinger, Crystal Gilbert, Amy Hicks, Jay Adams. Third Row: Rob Shaw, Steve Evans, Avery Wilkerson, Leatrice Crawford, Antoinette Ford, Tonya Hollingsworth, Regina Perry, Robert Valentine, Jeff Veach, Traci Myers, Angel Merritt, Corey Wilson, Brian Smith, Jeff Basinger, Darin Thomas, Marc Collins. Fourth Row: Sonja Trexler, Jeff Evans, Melissa Smith, Michael Sides, Jerry Riley lil, , r 'll' 182 f Sophomore Class FAIVIILIAFR FACES Tim Wells, Chris Clodfelter, Lora Owens, Ginger Leazer, Julie Trexler, Charlie Shepherd, Greg Hannold. Fifth Row: Billy Thompson, Natalie Clymer, James Walton, Chuck Shehan, Teresa Moretz, Chris Holshouser, Keith Jones, Darrell Jacobs, Chris Barnes, Bary Hopper, Michael Ward, Crystal Heilig, Lisa Koontz, Beth Motley, Kathleen Davis, Karen Gobble. Top Row: Michelle Livengood, Eric Sides, Jeremy Suratt, Steven Stowe, Amy Adams, Brie Barnes, Kevin Ennis, Chris Smith, Ashley Cauble, Denny Puckett, Dana Fiusher, Tracie Maynard, Debbie Poole. Photo by: J.Jones. , E ll 'N 0 ilu A ll 1 Sophomore Class! 183 i Q 1 l -, ,, ,f f,- g i- ui t' f' as-A Q- f-. 'f' . . w 'f 1 . .1111 " . Saw- :Z1,7:2 ,w , - 91 .1 " NJN: , .Q f' ' -, J " 1 ' - G4 T' it 'Q' 'Q , ,,., ' , ,V W - ' f, Wifg ' ' 4 W '- - -'v" f, 1. ' - " j 1- 1.1,s:if--xfp- ,f f fr -., 1- W it -- xii 3,3-5 .1 13.11 , Mf g? " ,- ,,-, .5-if '-, : .,,, ,,gg, 5 5111 55 g ig : I . ,, , , K: . v' if-aff 343.gif Vu' I fr-ff rf Yggf: ff, -, 1, "Y ' I L5 1 e i fiilt- iw af . 'v , ffff -- -N -fif th "ss- :flfv1fa'l" H2 ' -5 ' A if I My-5 ni , H12 " - 1 - 1" -' f ' ,wi-f V, ..,, ' ' SHCJWING FACES Bottom Row: Walt Brotherton, Derrick Puritt, Terry Smith, Jim Young, Melinda Bailey, Ronnie Fite, Chad Queen, Brian Lisk, Melissa Secreast, Deneen Sechler, Alison Smith, Tonya Rusher, Carla Nesbit, Tammy Norris, Kelly Simmerson, Angela Sprinkle, Mary Weeks, Leigh Millikin, Angie Piatt. Second Row: Shaunta Tracie, Willie Hayes, Sidney Johnson, Michael Gobble, Trahey Ludwick, Earle Koontz, Allen Earnhart, Andy Denton, Baron Gray, Shaundria Gibson, Sharon Carter, Lori Bostian, Mary Ann Sowers, Teresa Zimmerman, Paula Shaver. Third Row: Teresa Torrence, Ken Reid, Vera Cornelius, Mike Batten, Misty Gilbert, Tony Shepherd, Jane Copley, Dennis Berlien, Chad Cook, Tracy Maynor, Christy Snider, Megan Weaver, Greg Watson, Kim Pruitt, Robert Grant. S A ' 6 X Y, i 184 X Junior Class 3 i 2 Q L l Fourth Row: Marcella Turner, Stephanie Hoover, Curtis Miller, Frederica Smith, Devona Brown, Kerry Oakley, Tia Glass, Renee Trexler, Raymond Smith, Todd Fallin, Lamar Hailey, Sherman Miller, Chris Sifford, Orlando Blackwell, Lee Cook, Duane Bowers, Junior Norman, Colleen Bush, Scott Duffell, Mark Koontz, Bryant Wilson. Fifth Row: Lana Jones, Leslie Edwards, Kim Rustin, Latonya Hargrave, Jana McNeil, Barbara Miller, Raquel Hammond, Tonya Trexler, Angela Locklear, Jamie Sides, Amy Hammond, Tajon Corriher, Marsha Seaford, Henry Mink, Tim Eagle. Top Row: Krista Ennis, Sandy Myers, Lori Cranfield, Jamie Sloan, David Rives, Dean Wyrick, Cyndi Cook, Penny Grubb, Jennifer Brown, Peggy Harris, Joan Wilson, Dwayne Bivins, Eddie Riley, Dan Livasy, Greg Williams, Mark Jones. Photo by: J.Jones. ill ' 3 0 l N , fn I Junior Class! 185 ' x l - 5 R FACED Bottom Row: Archie Shaver, Andre Archie, Thaniel Hairston, Jasper Cuthrell, Brian Steele, Adrian Steele, Nicole Craw- ford, Cassondra Heilig, Dionne Mithell, Amy Beam, Tina Safrit, Stephanie Michael, Krista Hicks, Valina Tabor, Chevelle Jones, Dedra Caldwell, Delphia Cline, Audrey Cook. Second Row: Darrin Turner, David Lewis, Chris Weaver, Eric Short, Jerry Reid, Tammy Jones, Laura Wenger, Angel Andrews, Sue Barnes, Andrea Smith, Kim Black, Bonnie Lewis, Craig Thomas. Third Row: April Hawkins, Cassaundra Aldrich, Yvette Mitchell, Andrea Britton, Paul Benfield, Eddiel Koontz, Jeff Jones, Johnny Loftin, Mark Seaford, Teresa Ward, Melissa Burris, Heather Enlin, Carole Oakes, Teresal Pepper, Melinda Watkins, Stephanie White, Neat Wilson, Sherby Ruff. S06 9 ill I 186 f Senior Class IT ALL Fourth Row: Sonya Brawley, Kenny Smith, Karen Adams, Debra Jones, Sherri Stoddard, Jason Plummer, Crystal Walls, Dawn Denton, Chris Hannold, Chris Crowell, Francis Howard, Lisa Smith. Fifth Row: Doug Ray, Raymond Swicegood, Rodney Mahaley, Alicia Bean, Tara Jackson, Wendy Spry, Parrish McDaniel, Tracie Marsh, Stacy Baker, Heath Hager, Brian Koontz. Top Row: Ray Sides, Tim Gladden, Joel Trexler, Adam Kluttz, Paul Blount, Tammy Land, Lori Mahaley, Amy Andrews, Barbara Puckett, Jennifer Huffman, Sammy Gobble, John Workman. Photo by: B.Burgin. , E I x , I ilu l 5 l Senior Class X 187 A.C.T. 84, 85 Academics 118 Adams, Amy 7, 42, 34, 183 Adams, Chris 50, 180 Adams, Jay 42, 65, 66, 69, 182 Adams, Karen 12, 14, 73, 78, 159, 167, 187 Adkins, Henry 34 Agner's Amoco 62 Air-Kool Awning 58 Aldrich, Cassaundra 14, 71, 78, 131, 186 Allison, Ada 128 Allison, Adrienne 42 Allison, Cassandra 14 Allstate insurance 92 Anchor Club 78, 79 Andrews, Amy 14, 32, 67, 73, 82, 84, 88, 158, 159, 187 Andrews, Angel 14, 66, 70, 84, 186 Andrews, Sally 11, 50, 69, 88, 165, 180 Annua l Staff 90, 91 Archie, Andre 14, 32, 82, 87, 118, 149, 157, 174, 186 Archie, Harvey 153 Atwell, Ga 120 Austin, Camy 11, 50, 69, 165, 180 Austin, Pat 120, 131 Bailey, Bailey, Ambus 50, 75 Melinda 34, 68, 73, 78, 79, 82, 184 Baker, Allen 14, 85 Baker, Carolyn 120 Baker, Sarah 50, 170, 180 Baker, Stacy 14, 70, 71, 187 Baker, Tammy 50, 180 Baker, Walt 120 Band 134, 135 Banks, Joanna 42, 79 Barber, Tony 50 Bargeman, Felicia 34, 73 Barnes, Brie 42, 84, 90, 99, 165, 183 Basketball, Junior Varsity 170 Batten, Mike 70, 73, 184 Batten, Tim 42 Batton, Titus 34 Beam, Amy 14, 69, 73, 78, 79, 82, 84, 186 Bean, Alicia 12, 14, 80, 187 Beatty, Ben 153 Belks 93 Bell, Bonnie 71, 120 Bellamy, Ann 75 Belton, Tito 42, 128 Benfield, Paul 14, 32, 68, 69, 82, 83, 86, 87, 88, 149, 157, 186 Benton, Ronald 50 Berg, Heather 52 Berlien, Dennis 34, 144, 159, 184 Bible Book Store 114 Birst, Carlotta 50, 75 Birst, James 13, 50 Bittle, Brandi 50, 181 Bivins, Dwayne 34, 73, 185 Black, Annette 11, 51, 170, 180 Black, Don 120 Black, Kim 15, 186 Blackman, Carolyn 6, 20, 120 Blackwelder, Jody 51 Blackwell, Derrick 42 Blackwell, Dwuan 21, 85 Blackwell, Frank 9, 15, 88, 157 Blackwell, Michael 34 Blackwell, Orlando 34, 185 Bloodmobile 16, 17 Blount, Dr. John 115 Blount, Paul 15, 17, 72, 90, 187 Bobby's Shell 58 Boone, Tracie 150 Bost, Kathy 74 Bostian, Lori 34, 70, 184 Bowers, Duane 34, 102, 185 Bradley, Alicia 51, 180 Branch, Cassandra 42, 70 Branch, K'wanna 42 Branch, Robert 51 Brand Jewelers 93 Brawley, Sonya 187 Briggs, Anne 4, 120, 122 Britton, Andrea 15, 32, 64, 66, 80, 87, 88, 102, 172, 186 Britton, Anthony 153 Barnes, Chris 42, 183 Barnes, Sue 14, 85, 186 Barnes-Smith, Emmanuel 50, 159, 181 Barnes-Smith, Reggie 50, 69, 107, 169, 181 Barrier, Bill 120 Bartlett, Elizabeth 73, 120 Baseball 148, 149 Basinger, Brandon 42, 69, 153, 166, 169, 182 Basinger, Jeff 42, 87, 166, 182 Basketball, Men's Varsity 174 Basketball, Women's Varsity 172 Brotherton, Walt 34, 70, 104, 174, 175, 184 Brown, , Jennifer 35, 73, 185 Brown, Brown, Brown Devona 34, 73, 154, 159, 185 Patricia 2, 15 Robert 42 Bruce Lanier Subaru 58 Bryan, Sue 120 Bucklew, James 51, 181 Bucklew, Jason 51 Burgess, Tommy 51, 181 Burgin, Becky 90, 120, 131 Burris, Melissa 35, 80, 186 Bus Drivers 67 Bush, Colleen 35, 66, 67, 69, 70, 78, 79, 154, 185 Caldwell, Dedra 15, 87, 93, 176, 186 Carter, Brian 51 Carter, Sharon 35, 73, 79, 184 Carter Mayes 137 Casey, Diane 146 Catawba College 178 Cauble, Ashley 42, 66, 69, 77, 165, 183 Cavalier Booster-Club 176 Celanese 136 Century 21 Town 81 Country 115 Chambers, Carlotta 42, 66, 84, 85, 133, 182 Charles, Jamie 13, 51, 55, 181 Charleston, Donnie 51, 181 Chawlk, Dwon 159 Cheerleading, J.V. 164 Cheerleading, Varsity 154 Cherry, Anthony 42, 79, 169 Cherry, Kevin 35, 157 Chestnut, Sandy 15, 85 Chorus 75, 79 Citizens Federal Savings 8. Loan 94 Clark, James 35, 70 Clement, Denise 51, 75 Clement, Malva 42, 69, 88, 165 Clinding, Rusty 35, 135, 149, 157, 169 Cline, elphia 15, 70, 186 Cline, Joyce 191 Cline, Regina 70 Clodtelter, Chris 42, 183 Clubs 64 Clymer, Natalie 42, 183 Collins, Marc 42, 87, 169, 182 Computers 130, 131 Cone, Mills 115 Contents 1 Cook, Audrey 15, 73, 78, 186 Cook, Chad 9, 35, 66, 69, 73, 82, 83, 111, 132, 153, 166, 184 Cook, Cyndi 35, 185 Cook, Lee 35, 185 Cook, Wesley Ins. 61 Cooper, John 15, 73, 166 Copley, Jane 35, 66, 69, 73, 78, 82, 88, 150, 168, 184 Cornelius, Vera 35, 73, 184 Corpening, Nicole 42 Corriher, Frank 118, 121 Corriher, Pat 88, 121 Corriher, Talon 35, 79, 185 Corriher, Wanda 88, 121 Cowan, Curtis 35, 161 Cowan, James 35, 75, 157, 170 Cowan, John 13, 15, 80, 81 Running For Gold iter the Indoor Track page went to the publisher, the team excelled inthe regional and state meets. At the re- gionals, the mile relay team earned a gold medal. The runners were Adrian Steeletpicturedi, Brian Steele, Jasper Cuthrell, and Dennis Davis. At the state track meet Adrian Steele won a silver medal for coming in second in the 600 meter run and Mike Stinson earned a bronze medal for third place in the 55 meter high hurdles. Also ln the state meet, Tarsha Mallett came in seventh in the shot put with her best ever throw of 32'4". as in 188 X Index, Postscripts 1 POST Cox, Randy 121 Crafty Shack 59 Cranfield, Deanna 51, 75 Cranfield, Lori 35, 79, 150, 185 Crawford, Leatrice 42, 70, 182 Crawford, Nicole 15, 70, 75, 97, 186 Crews, David 90, 91, 121 Cross Country 166 Cross, Mike 18, 21, 118, 135, 153, Crossley, Betty 121 Crowder, Wayne 121 Crowell, Chris 18, 73, 82, 106, 187 Culp, Greg 42, 182 Cuthrell, Jasper 153, 169, 186 Cuthrell, Suzzanne 51 157, 174, 175 D.E.C.A. Club 70, 71 Dagley, Suzanne 108 Daniels, Broderick 42, 153, 163 Davis, Billy 85 Davis, Bryant 10, 35, 157 Davis, Chere 18, 73, 75 Davis, Clavonne 52, 181 Davis, Dennis 169 Davis, Kathleen 43, 183 Davis, Tara 121 Denison, Angie 50, 52, 88, 180 Denton, Andy 35, 73, 170, 184 Denton, Dawn 17, 18, 69, 80, 8 Dixon, Larry 43, 149, 163, 170 Dorty, Tina 18, 73 Dudley, Michael 52 Duflell, Scott 35, 185 Eagle, Tim 35, 185 Earle's Office Supplies 60 Earnhardt, Allen 35, 73, 184 Earnhardt, Amy 52, 180 Earnhardt, Keith 18, 118 Earnhardt Motors 62 Edwards, Leslie 52, 181, 185 Edwards, Susan 43 Eller, Chris 18, 77, 161 Ellis, Brian 181 Ellis, Carolyn 150 Ellis, Shawn 52 Ellis, Tarsha 52, 180 Ennis, Kevin 43, 148, 149, 156, 1, 82, 84, 86, 87, 187 170, 183 Ennis, Krista 35, 185 Ervin, Heather 18, 73, 78, 186 Ervin, Sammi 52, 180 Evans, Ethel 52 Evans, Jett 182 Evans, Steve 182 F.H.A.fH.E.Ft.O, Club 74 Faculty 120-125 Fallin, Todd 8, 35, 85, 185 Farmers 8. Merchants Bank 114 Faucette, Scott 52, 181 Fero, Keith 159 First Union Bank 61 Fisher Athletic 58 Fite, Ronnie 35, 73, 78, 79, 111, 159, 184 Flame Ftetractories 116 Football, J.V. 163 Football, Varsity 156, 157 Ford, Antoinette 43, 70, 88, 182 Forney, Marty 153 Fortson, Veronica 43 Foxx, Derrick 18, 21, 143, 157, 175- Freeman, Donna 122 French Club 72, 73 Freshmen 50-57, 180, 181 Fulton, Kimberly 53, 69, 180 Gaither, Nina 18, 86, 97, 119 Garrison, Lance 43, 128 Garrison, Troy 5 Gas Gobble 8. Go 117 Gaston, Andre 153 Gibson, Shaundria 35, 69, 78, 79, 86, 87, 155, 167, 184 Gilbert, Crystal 43, 66, 84, 133, 182 Gilbert, Misty 12, 36, 66, 73, 78, 79, 184 Gladden, Melvin 53 Gladden, Timothy 18, 167, 187 Gladden, Tyrone 53 Glass, Tia 36, 185 Gobbel, Jamie 43, 145, 174, 182 Gobbel, Michael 36, 73, 145, 284 Gobble, Karen 43, 183 Gobble, Sammy 18, 85, 126, 187 Golden Corral 113 Goodman, Ashley 11, 53, 170, 180 Grant, Robert 36, 67, 184 88, 150, 154, Gray, Baron 73, 184 Gray, Kris 191 Gri in, Keshia 43, 70 Grubb, Penny 36, 74, H.O.S.A. Club 80, 81 Hager, Heath 19, 168, Hailey, Lamar ae, 157, Hairston, Latonia 43 75, 80, 84, 185 187 185 Hairston, Thaniel 19, 153, 157, 186 Hammond, Amy 36, 66, 69, 82, 84, 87, 90, 91, 185 Hammond, Raquel 36, 70, 71, 73, 127, 146, 172, 185 Hannold, Chris 19, 73, 157, 187 Hannold, Greg 43, 183 Hardiman Furniture 178 Hargrave, Latonya 10, 36, 73, 127, 172, 185 Harris, Peggy 36, 73, 75, 84, 185 Harris, Tara 36 Harrison, Leslie 44, 73, 182 Harrison, Marie 19, 71, 161 Hawkins, Aleshia 10, 19, 73, 142, 146, 172 Hawkins, April 19, 73, 146, 147, 161, 172, 186 Hawkins, Scott 44, 79, 153, 166, 169 Hayes, Willie 36, 75, 170, 184 Hege, Chad 53, 181 Heggins, William 168 Heilig, Cassondra 19, 73, 67, 75, 78, 186 Heilig, Crystal 44, 69, 183 Heilig, Felicia 53, 75, 88 Helfer, Paula 122 Hengel, Stacey 53, 180 Hicks, Amy 44, 66, 69, 78, 84, 85, 182 Hicks, Angela 53, 181 Hicks, Krista 19, 32, 66, 69, 73, 78, 82, 83, 84, 88, 90, 91, 159, 186 Hicks, Vanessa 36 Hill, Pam 53, 180 Hipps, Melynda 74, 75 Hocutt, Marie 122 Holland, Toby 36, 67, 157 Hollingsworth, Tonya 44, 70, 182 Holmes, Har 53, 181 Holshouser, ghris 44, 183 Home Federal Savings 81 Loan 92 Homecoming 158-161 Honeycutt, Bobby 149 Hoover, Cathy 53, 181 Hoover, Stephanie 36, 73, 185 Hoover, Trent 53 Hoover, Vonda 53 Hopkins, Michelle 36, 70, 73 Hopper, Barry 44, 183 Hopper, Jett 19, 80, 85 Houpe, James 44, 170 SCRIPTS lt's Greek To Mel atin I students were inadver- tently ommited from the Latin Club page. Students pictured are: Closest row - Julie Trexler, Lamar Halley, Jatana Snider, Michael Sides, La- tonya Jones, Jeff Veach. Second row - Paula Shaver, Beth Motley, Brian T. Smith, K'Wanna Branch, Corry Wilson, Jeff Basinger, Darin Thomas. Back row: Tonya Trexler, Colleen Bush, Tracie May- nard, Jana McNeil, Christy Shotzburger, Greg Watson, Ftonnie Benton. ,Q gl in lil ' ll' Index, Postscripts! 189 Houston, Gary 53 Houston, Makela 53, 170, 181 Howard, Frances 19, 70, 187 Huffman, Jennifer 19, 73, 86, 97, 100, 172, 187 Hunter, Ralonda 53, 169, 181 Hutchison, Sally 80, 122 l.C.T. 85 ljames, Erica 53 Independent Life 113 lndoor Track 169 lsenberg, John 122, 129 J. Ag-ner's Designer Showroom 137 Jac- yn's Flowers St Gifts 93 Jackson, April 36, 75, 150 Jackson, Stephanie 19 Jackson, Tara 22, 69, 78, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 97, 100, 135, 187 Jackson, Wanda 50, 53, 170 Jackson, Willie 44 Jacobs, Darrell 45, 183 Jacobs, Tony 22, 85 Jay Hartley Fund Raising 176 Jefteries, Billie 53, 170 Jefferies, Chris L. 45 Jefferies, Chris M. 45 Jenkins, William 53, 75 Johnson, Latonya 181 Johnson, Sidney 36, 65, 68, 69, 73, 184 Jones, Beatrice 22, 86, 87 Jones, Chevelle 22, 70, 71, 77, 78, 87, 1 Jones, Deborah 22, 73, 132, 187 Jones, Elbe 53, 181 Jones, Felicia 53 Jones, Gayle 122 Jones, Germaine 36, 73, 88, 157 Jones, Jeff 22, 73, 82, 186 Jones, Keith 45, 183 Jones, Lana 73, 185 Jones Lalonya 45, 53, 69, 86, 88, 99, 1 Jones, Leslie as, ei Jones, Lola 36, 146, 147, 167, 172 Jones, Love 24, 70 Jones, Marcus 36, 38, 70, 172 Jones, Mark 36, 145, 185 Jones, Mary 122 Jones, Michelle 11, 53, 88, 159, 180 Jones, Morris 169 Jones, Ronald 45, 79 Jones, Tammy 22, 73, 75, 186 Juniors 34-41 Kelly, Derek 153 Kelser, Ed 157 Kendall, Glenda 53 Kennedy, Jean 122, 133 Kennedy, Jennifer 123 Kennerly, Mark 54, 180 Kern, Donna 45 Kesler, Bill 148 Kesler, Dawn 146 Kesler, Ed 22, 174, 175 Kesler, Fabia 45 Kesler, Vivian 123 Key Club 68, 69 50,161,186 1 Kight, Anthony 54, 80 Kilgore, Nicole 13, 22, 79, 85 King, Shawn 36, 166 Kirkpatrick, Kevin 54 Kluttz, Adam 22, 67, 76, 82, 129, 187 Kluttz, Lisa 146 Koontz, Brian 22, 68, 69, 73, 82, 86, 90, 91, 97, 145. 158, 159, 187 Koontz, Earle 36, 82, 83, 86, 87, 88, 145, 166, 184 Koontz, Eddie 22, 82, 86, 87, 186 Koontz, Lisa 45, 66, 78, 84, 183 ll , , "' Koontz, Mark 37, 129, 185 Kyles, Christopher 54 Land, Tammy 23, 86, 187 Latin Club 86, 87 Lawrence, Lola 123, 128 Leach, Brenda 45, 70 Leazer Insurance 62 Leazer, Ginlger 45, 66, 69, 104, 183 Ledbetter, ernon 159 Leonard, Thomas 54 Lewis, Bonnie 23, 86, 87, 97, 99, 186 Lewis, David 23, 186 Lindsay, Tina 37 Lipe, Kevin 76, 123 Lisk, Brian 37, 149, 157, 184 Livasy, Dan 37, 101, 129, 153, 185 Livengood, Michelle 45, 70, 167, 183 Locklear, Angela 37, 69, 82, 90, 91, 185 Locklear, Bobby 54 Loflin, Ron 153 Loftin, Johnny 23, 69, 82, 132, 159, 186 Lomax, Chevella 45, 80, 91 Lomax Appliance 81 Hardware 140 Long, Laquitar 54 Luckey, Derrick 45 Ludwick, Trahey 37, 69, 73, 78, 79, 82, 88, 91, 99, 184 Lytle, Michael 54 M 8 S Cleaners 140 Madden, Beth 54, 111, 180 Mahaley, Brian 54, 180 Mahaley, Lori 23, 73, 82, 187 Mahaley, Rodney 23, 85, 187 Mallett, Tarsha 45, 82, 150, 169, 182 Manns, Belinda 76 Marsh, Traci 23, 73, 78, 187 Martin, Angelica 54 Mason, Jennifer 150 Matthews, Jeffery 54 Maynard, Tracie 45, 66, 69, 165, 183 Maynor, Tracy 37, 73, 152, 153, 156, 157, 184 McCluny, Stacey 45 McCorkle, Phil 148, 149 McCullough, Mike 23, 85 McDaniel, Parrish 23, 66, 67, 69, 86,d 87, 154, 187 McLane, Tony 153 McNeely, Teddy 86, 97, 99 McNeil, Jana 37, 185 Melton, Wendy 45 Menster, Lori 37, 70, 79 Meres, Billy 54, 181 Merritt, Angel 45, 66, 69, 182 Merritt, Shane 3 Mewbourne, Anthony 23 Michael, Stephanie 23, 32, 66, 69, 73, 78, 79, 82, 84, 88, 90, 186 Miller, Barbara 37, 185 Miller, Curtis 37, 73, 157, 174, 175, 185 Miller, Dion 70, 71, 169 Miller, John 26 Miller, Michael 45 Miller, Richard 82 Miller, Rodney 153 Miller, Sherman 37, 153, 157, 168, 169, 185 Millikin, Karalee 4, 88, 123 Millikin, Leigh 37, 84, 87, 90, 91, 102, 184 Millikin, Mike 26, 102 Mills, Bryan 37, 73, 102, 157 Mills, Josh 54, 170 Mills, Vickie 146 Milton, Rhea 44, 45, 70, 71, 88, 169, 182 Mink, Henry 37, 86, 97, 185 Misenheimer, June 123 Mitchell, Dionne 26, 73, 78, 79, 80, 106, 186 Mitchell, Marlon 54, 181 Mitchell, Stephanie 54 Mitchell, Terry 45 Mitchell, Tim 149 Mitchell, Yvette 26, 70, 71, 78, 127, 146, 159, 172, 186 Monroe, Mark 159 Moore, Denise 123, 167, 170 Moretz, Teresa 45, 183 Morningstar Mini-Storage 176 Morris, Delores 68, 123 Morrow, Todd 45, 86, 97 Motley, Beth 45, 69, 84, 165, 183 Music Mart 59 Myers, Myers, Myers, Myers, Myrick, Aileen 123 Sandie 40, 70, 78, 185 Shannon 54, 166, 169, 180 Traci 12, 46, 73, 167, 170, 182 Robbie 54, 75 National Honor Society 82, 83 Nance, Tim 46 National Welder 92 Nelson, Joseph 124 Nesbitt, Carla 40, 66, 73, 184 Newspaper Staff 132, 133 Nichols, Christie 26, 80 Noles, Jeff 54, 88, 180 Norman, Junior 157, 185 Norman, Kaye 77 Norman, Traci 54, 88, 165, 180 Norman, Wayne 99 Norman, William 40 Norris, Tammy 40, 66, 76, 82, 87, 104, Nunn, Donnie 40, 73, 153, 157 Nunn, Travis 54, 79, 181 Oakes, Carole 9, 26, 66, 73, 111, 186 Oakley, Kerry 40, 73, 185 Octagon Club 66 Oliver 76, 77 Overcash, Matt 46, 49, 82 Owen, Lora 46, 69, 84, 85, 183 Page, Verlie 40 Paige, Brian 71, 174 Palmer's Stationers 94 Park Plaza Dry Cleaners 114 Parker, Darryl 55 Patrons 179 Patterson, Melody 46, 70, 182 Payne, Chris 54, 110, 181 Peace, Lamont 46, 182 Peacock, Leland 124, 168 Peck, Flo 124 Pepper, Teresa 26, 74, 186 Perdue, Jason 77 Perry, Regina 46, 66, 84, 88, 91, 182 Phifer, Luther 46, 108, 169 PhiI's Shoes 94 Phillips, Gerry 54, 118 Phillips, Sonya 54, 161, 180 Photographers 82, 86 Platt, ngela 40, 73, 82, 184 Pickerl, Kenny 26 Piedmont Mill Supply 115 Pinkston, Julie 124 Pleasants, Monica 54 Plummer, Jason 26, 33, 66, 69, 82, 86 87 90 91 187 Poole, Debbie 46, 66, 78, 88, 134, 159 183 Pope 8- Arey 178 Pope, Dale 40, 169 Powell, April 11, 55, 57, 180 Power Curbers 93 Pritchard Paint 81 Glass 114 Provoid, Vonda 55 Pruitt, Derrick 40, 184 Pruitt, Kim 40, 73, 88, 169, 184 Pruitt, Lynnette 55, 57, 75 Pruss, Joseph 55 Puckett, Barbara 9, 26, 70, 86, 187 Puckett, Denny 46, 149, 168, 183 Queen, Chad 40, 68, 69, 73, 88, 90, 91, 108, 127, 149, 157, 184 stansonf oden se, 169 Rabon, Alice 40, 66, 73 Rainey, Kevin 55, 181 Ramsey, Virginia 24, 124 Rankin, Roger 79 Ray, Doug 26, 187 Raymond Smith 137 Real's Varieties 137 Reid, Jerry 26, 87, 118, 186 Reid, Keith 46, 169 Reid, Ken 40, 184 Reid, Pam 70 Rhodes, Janet 124 Rhyne, Karen 40, 73 Richardson, Eddie 46 Richardson, Linda 46 Riley, Eddie 40, 85, 108, 161, 185 Riley, Jerry 46, 166, 182 Risner, William 55, 180 Rivers, Tony 66, 124 Rives, David 40, 69, 185 Rives Motor Company 59 Roberson, Sonya 40, 80, 85 Roche, Eddie 46 Roof, Steve 20, 27, 66, 69, 73, 82, 148, 149, 157 Rooms 106, 107 Rose Garden Florist 94 Roses 61 Rowan Furniture 140 Rowe, Cathy 51, 55, 75 Rowe, David 40 Rowe, Dawn 55, 180 Royce, Becky 70, 71, 182 Rudisell, Lamont 46 Ruff, Sherby 27, 186 Ruffin, Monique 46, 69, 88, 159, 165 Rusher, Dana 46, 66, 69, 78, 84, 88, Rusher, Stephanie 55, 165, 180 Rusher, Tonya 40, 73, 150, 184 Russell, Rusty 46, 70 Rustin, Judy 46, 70 Rustin, Julia 46, 71 Rustin, Kim 40, 172, 185 Rustin, Mae 73, 127, 159 Safrit, Tina 17, 27, 69, 73, 78, 79, 82, 84, 186 Salisbury Toyota-Dodge 58 Schaefer, Angela 55, 180 Scott, Crystal 56 Seaford, Mark 27, 85, 87, 186 Seaford, Marsha 40, 70, 84, 185 Sechler, Deneen 40, 71, 73, 154, 184 Secreast, Melissa 40, 69, 73, 82, 88, 110, 150, 151, 154, 184 Secreast, Roger 51, 124, 150, 163 Security Bank 62 Senioritis 20, 21 Seniors, Outstanding 32, 33 Seniors 14-33, 186, 187 Shakers ll 113 Shaver, Paula 40, 66, 184 Shavers, Archie 16, 80, 186 Shaw, Michael 46, 182 Shaw, Rob 46, 182 Shay, John 56 Shehan, Chuck 46, 47, 183 Shepherd, Charlie 56, 183 Shepherd, Tony 41, 184 Shoaf, Brandon 47 Short, Eric 17, 21, 27, 90, 91, 186 Shotzberger, Christie 51 Shumaker, Matt 56, 181 Shuping, George 108, 149 Sides, ric 47, 183 Sides, Jamie 41, 161, 185 Sides, Michael 47, 182 Sides, Ray 27, 187 Sifford, Chris 41, 76, 78, 135, 149, 157, 158, 174, 175, 185 Sifford, Doug 124 Sifford, Sonja 56, 57, 159 Simmerson, Kelly 41, 66, 69, 73, 78, 91, 154, 155, 184 Simpson, Steven 56, 180 Sims, Bobbi 41, 82, 127, 142, 146, 147, 150, 172 Sisson, Leslie 41, 73 Siwinski, Julie 71, 124 Slaton, Erica 41 Sloan, James 41, 90, 91, 185 Sloop, Joyce 124 Smith, Alicia 109 Smith, Alison 41, 86, 87, 109, 154, 155, 184 Smith, Andrea 27, 86, 87, 186 Smith, Brian D. 47 Smith, Brian T. 47 Smith, Brian 69, 87, 182 Smith, Chris 47, 166, 167, 169, 183 Smith, Ed 41, 73 Smith, Frederica 38, 185 Smith, Jimmy 47 Smith, Kenny 27, 80, 102, 187 Smith, Lisa 70, 187 Smith, Melissa 47, 182 Smith, Michelle 27 Smith, Raymond 7, 27, 38, 66, 185 Smith, Terry 38, 56, 73, 148, 149, 157, Smith, Tonya 79 Smyre, Snider, Snider, Snider, Snider, Robert 124 Brent 13, 47, 153, 168 Christy 38, 87, 184 Jatana 56, 180 Kensell 153 174, 18 4 Snook, Seana 27 Softball 147 Sophomores 42-49, 182, 183 Sowers, Mary Ann 38, 73, 184 Spears, Patricia 47 Spencer Steel Supply 93 Spratt, Consuela 56 Sprinkle, Angela 38, 69, 73, 154, 184 Spry, Wendy 17, 30, 66, 69, 82, 87, 187 Staerner, Hakan 145 Stamer, Ron 56, 181 Stamper, Mary Ellen 48, 73, 182 Stanley, Woody 38 Starks, Pam 56, 75 Starnes, Amy 48, 82, 107, 182 Steele, Adrian 30, 70, 80, 153, 186, 188 Steele, Brian 2, 30, 70, 157, 161, 169, 186 Steele, Robert 125, 169 Stereotyge Steven 100 Steve's BQ 58 Stinson, Abbot 128 Stinson, Charles 48, 79, 169 Stinson, Meria 48, 80 Stinson Mike 48,70 71, 153, 169 Stinson, Teresa 70, 71, 73, 75, 127 Stodard, Sherri 13, 30, 32, 66, Stoner, Grading 8. Hauling 60 Stoner, Steve 56, 111, 181 Stoudemire Furniture 60 Stowe, Steven 48, 68, 183 Student Council 88, 89 80, 81, 82, 187 ia! Postscripts ,ff Mrs. Joyce Cline More New Faces eople who can answer incessant phones, deal with frequent inter- ruptions and numerous crises, while maintaining sanity-with-a-smile are hard to find. However, the new front office sec- retary Mrs. Gray, and the new guidance secretary Mrs. Cline, were two such people found this year. Although their jobs must have been frustrating at times -- with a complicated new phone system and several hundred names and faces to put together, they managed to treat all who needed their assistance with patience and proficiency. Mrs. Kris Gray , 3 ill rx ill' lu my lndex, Postscripts X 191 Student Lite 97 Surratt, Jason 145 Surratt, Jeremy 48, 68, 183 Sutton, Keith 125, 145 Swicegood, Darrell 48 Swicegood, Raymond 30, 187 Tabor, Robert 142, 153, 157 Tabor, Valina 30, 80, 87, 186 Teasley, Renee 56, 57 Teasley, Wayne 38, 41, 68, 82, 153 Tennis 144, 145 Thomas, Craig 7, 30, 75, 80, 186 Turner, Kelvin 48 Turner, Marcella 38, 185 Turner, Zelphia 57, 170 Two WorId's Apart 94 Valentine, Robert 48, 182 Vallie's Place 61 Vaughters, Barry 57, 168 Vaughters, Taiatha 48, 66, 69, 86, 119, 146, 170 Veach, Jeff 48, 182 Village lnn Pizza 61 Vinson, Melissa 49, 167 Volleyball 167 Thomas, Darin 48, 69, 87, 153, 166, 168, 169, 182 Thomas, Julie 48, 70, 146, 167, 170 Thomason, Larry 9, 125, 156 Thompson, Billy 183 Thompson, Brad 145 Thonen, Wayne 125, 130 Tillman, Darryl 70, 80, 130 Tillman, Rodney 56, 181 Timmerman, Lynn 56 Timmerman, Teresa 79, 184 Tomblin, Jo 146, 151 Wachovia Bank 13 Waddell, Allison 49, 182 Walker, James 38 Walker, Nicole 57, 180 Walker, Zeb 39 Wenger, Lori 31, 74, 75, 186 Western Southern Life 137 Wetmore, Laura 39, 68, 69, 84, 132, 154, 155 Whispy 136 White, White, White, White, White, White, White, Angela 31, 70 Lorlnzo 39, 70, 71 Michael 57 Pam 31, 78, 159 Robert 49 Stanley 49, 159, 182 Stephanie 24, 31, 70, 146, Whitley, Michael 57 Wilde, Katherine 57 Wilder, Joel 12, 49, 163 Wilkerson, Avery 44, 49, 169, 182 Wilks, Nelvin, 57, 163, 164, 181 Williams, Greg 39, 101, 119, 129, Williams, Laticla 49, 167 Williams, Ricky 57, 75 Wilson, Arnethia 31, 70, 71, 150, 1 Wilson Wilson Wilson Wilson Wilson Wilson Wilson Wilson Wink's , Bryant 49, 85, 185 Cory 49 152 I .loan 39: 150, 185 , kisha 39, 82 , Melinda 57 Ramona 74 125 I Thomas 49,' 153, 157, 169 , Tlsha 39, 82 S 81 W Fish Camp 62 186 149, 185 86 Torrence, Felicia 56, 180 Torrence, Iris 75 Torrence, Kim 56, 70 Torrence, Latrina 48, 182 Torrence, Teresa 38, 100, 184 Town of Spencer 140 Tracey, Shawnta 38, 73, 157, 184 Track, Men's 152, 153 Track, Women's 150, 151 Travel Associates 59 Trexler, Trexler, Trexler, Trexler, Trexler, Trexler, Joel as, ao, 187 Julie 48, es, 183 Lesa 55, iao Renee 12, ss, ee, 72, 73, 132, aa, 104, 185 Sonia 48, 182 Tonya ss, 71, 82, 185 Tucker, Tomechia 57, 88, 181 Turner, 149, Darrin 30, 32, 68, 69, 73, 82, 88, 90, 109, 148, 186 Wall, Michelle 57, 181 Waller, Lea 39, 84 Walls, Crystal 30, 67, 187 Walton, James 49, 183 Ward, Michael 49, 128, 166, 183 Ward, Teresa 30, 186 Ware, Tomeaka 49, 70, 88 Warren, Florence 39, 74, 75 Warren, Larry 57 Warren, Maurice 39, 73, 157 Witherspoon, Kimberly 9, 49 Witte, Anthony 31, 102 Wood, Gary 125 Woods, Reggie 159 Workman, ohn 31, 33, 69, 73, 82, 83, 88, 132, 144, 145,161,166,167,174,187 Worth, Pamela 39 Wrestling 168 Wright, Jamaai 70 Wyrick, Dean 39, 129, 185 Watkins, Cynthia 39, 64, 70, 71, 75, 82 Watkins, Melinda 30, 66, 69, 73, 78, 80, 146, 167, 186 Watson, Greg 106, 184 Weaver, Chris 30, 86, 90, 91, 108,m 157, 186 Weaver, Megan 39, 90, 98, 184 Weeks, Mary 39, 73, 76, 84, 184 Weidner, Nancy 79, 125 Wells, Tim 49, 183 Yates, Wendy 57 Young, Jim 39, 69, 90, 91, 108, 153, 157, 184 COlOphOl'l 1988 Northern Lights Staff olume thirty of North Rowan High School's 1988 Northern Lights edition was printed by Hunter Publishing Company, 2505 Empire Drive: Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27113. Approximate cost of pub- lishing was 512,000 Cost to the seniors was 32200. Others pre- purchasing a yearbook paid SS20.00. The remaining budget was raised through ad sales, sales of space to the clubs, and patron donations. There were sixteen pages of four-color, one flat in the opening section and one in the senior sec- tion. Senior portraits and under- class mugshots were taken by Stevens Photo of Winston- Salem, North Caroina. Other photos were taken and printed by student photographers. P ll ' llli ' ll' K 192 X Index, Colophon The 1987 yearbook earned a third place award for copywriting in the N.C. Scholastic Press Associations competition in Chapel Hill. Paper stock: The book used an 8V2 x 11 format with 192 pages and was printed on 80 pound gloss paper except for the Stu- dent Life section which used Williamsburg Ivory paper. It had a press run of 400 copies. Cover: The material was var- nished white litholexotone with 356 C Green and 116 C Gold ap- plied silkscreened colors using a school designfphotograph. Columnar design: Opening - five plus, Student Life - seven, Clubs - four, Academics - three, Sports - four, Students - variable grid, Closing - Three. Editors-in-Chief ..... ...... S tephanie Michael Darrin Turner Business Managers ..... Trahey Ludwick Chad Queen Advisors .... .... M rs. Becky Burgin Mr. David Crews Photographers ...................... Chris Weaver First Period Photo Class Fifth Period Photo Class Student Llfe .... ...................... B rie Barnes Paul Blount Megan Weaver Academics ...... ....... K rista Hicks Chevella Lomax Regina Perry Students .... .... J ason Plummer Eric Short Jamie Sloan Organizations ..... .... A my Hammond Angela Locklear Leigh Millikin Sports ........ Brian Koontz Kelly Simmerson Jim Young


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