Northwest Missouri State University - Tower Yearbook (Maryville, MO)

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,5tudentqifel2 cademics 68i gports 98 Organizations 140 (personalities 190i cjndex 812 i f fK ; ' . ' V ' viV ' « ' m:- fWt ■ ' i-v : t i ' -;; i ' f ' .■:: ' SV ,f ' ir.. ■ftW?. ' .:%5. ' - " ' :i. ' ■ ■ ' ' ' " ■• ' M " ' " ' ' V| ' i ' vi? ft-,r v4 ' ' ■vg V :W lume 57 9)ortbwest ?fissouri 5tate %iivershy Jfaryville, S issouri 64468 JOWE 2 CIRCLES OF AWARENESS BELOW: Kevin Brunner receives a trophy at the Bohlken Avi ards for his film " The Fly. " BOTTOM RIGHT: Students help move a snowbound car after February ' s record-breaking snow. BOTTOM LEFT: As a student reflects on the day ' s activities, she is joined by a tired swimmer. FAR LEFT: Dan Dusselier heads toward the dorm. LEFT: Bill Williams and Cheri Burnsides enjoy a rush party. CIRCLES OF AWARENESS 3 ■ i i The capacity for reformation and change lay within the individual and the University. For NWIVISU it was a year of changes; each having impact but some more noticeable than others. It was a transitional year, stimulated by the leadership of the University ' s eighth president Dr. B. D. Owens. His inauguration climaxed a series of events aimed at expan- ding the individual ' s horizons and designed for accentuating the University ' s new directions and goals. The new directions and goals were marked by personnel changes. Ad- ministrative reshuffling seemed abundant and resulted in 19 resignations. But the changes in the administra- tion did not have the visible impact on students that the resignation of Rex Gwinn, student senate presi- dent, did. For the first time, students did not elect the president as Senate members named Senior Senator John Moore to head the student body. A positive impact on students was a long-awaited surge of social ac- tivities. Organizations joined to offer individuals another perspective of campus life. For the first time in a year, the walls of Lamkin Gym vibrated with the sounds of rock n ' roll from the Ozark Mountain Daredeveils. In the fall, students twisted the night away with Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids as the 50 ' s came alive. Another new social activity spon- sored by Inter-Residence Hall Coun- cil, promoted interaction between residence halls with Havoc Week. The activities brought a welcome break from the tedium of classwork and the accompanying 12 inches of snow created more chaos as classes were cancelled for the first time in over 70 years. Students took time out to romp in the snow but they also pitched in to help the University dig out from the worst blizzard in 17 years. The blizzard was another inci- dent of individuals working together for a common cause. The link between students, faculty and administrators was individuals who cared. It was a year of change and with that change came pride in attempting to achieve projected goals and directions. In a concen- trated effort, individuals expanded their circles of awareness and work- ed together for a common cause . . . excellence. 4 CAMPUS CHANGES S!5r Gym ckn ' itiln IM W-.i. iPOd- BELOW: Putting on his sl ates, Jim Clark prepares to meet friends on the frozen college pond. RIGHT: Disap- pointment crosses the face of a Student Senate member as Rex Gwinn resigns as president. BELOW RIGHT: Music of the ' 50 ' s is brought to students by Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids. BOTTOIVI: Cynthia Graff presents Dr. B. D. Owens with a congratulatory message signed by students at the in- auguration ceremony. BOTTOM LEFT: Hall Havoc Weel features a different version of the popular TV show ' Match Game. ' FAR LEFT: More than a foot of snow makes a house into a winter man- sion and cancels University activities for a day. m Duals mge dtin Ktid wit- nded CAMPUS CHANGES 5 Along with change and expansion came progress and improvement. Individuals prepared for the future as physical changes resulted in a step forward toward progress. Renovation of the Administration Building was the most evident physical change as students dodged workmen and building supplies. Another campus improvement was the additional sidewalks exten- ding from the Student Union. However as some sidewalks were added, others were being torn up as maintenance dug deep to work on the water lines. Fall rains kept these places virtual mud slides and at times impassable. Progressive changes were not limited to campus surroundinngs as Maryville businesses grew in number. The North Side Mall, Coaches II, Lemars Originals and K- Mart gave individuals a wider shop- ping selection. Fast food and pizza places increased when Taco Johns, Long John Silvers, Nice ' s Deli and John ' s Pizza opened for business. With these additions, students were not only exposed to a wider selection but were also affected by an in- crease in job opportunities. At times tradition and sentiment lost to progress— as in the case of the Landmark. The two-story struc- ture was indeed a landmark, a part of the town for nearly 100 years. But it got in the way of progress and was razed in late spring. Although some individuals ques- tion change, it is the only thing that has brought progress. People or in- dividuals emphasize it, believe in it, live by it and have learned to prosper and grow great by it. Change has become a way of life and a means of expanding awareness. 6 CHANGING SURROUNDINGS ' , At t ■-JSSEi LEFT: The Landmark ' s decorations add a special touch at Christmas. BELOW: A welcome addition for thrifty shoppers Is K-Mart. BOTTOM RIGHT: A new at- traction for shoppers is the North Side Mall. BOTTOM LEFT: One of the three new fast food additions is Long John Silvers. OPPOSITE PAGE. TOP LEFT: Rainy weather adds to the mud problem by Harambee House. The ad- dition of a new sidewalk took care of the problem. TOP RIGHT: KXCV-KDLX ' s new reception area on third floor of the Administration Building. BOTTOM: Renovation of the Administration Building leaves piles of building supplies for students to walk around. ' fi V.ia!isSE! Mm ' M iher L Lt cM ■■ .. ' wK. ' 1 J O f L- M-MB A9. T W y y — ■fWIMP iii i«i._ m ft ■■ J . — ■ . J »iii!iilfli iB? " i Tir CHANGING SURROUNDINGS 7 ABOVE: Students finish lunch at the High Rise Cafeteria. A new food ser- vice, SAGA, prepares all University meals. ABOVE RIGHT; Governor Joe Teasdale talks about the University ' s proposed budget cut at a press con- ference on campus. RIGHT; Rising dorm costs is another money hassle residents face. MIDDLE; Students wait in line to pay their fees. Even with a decrease in enrollment, the amount remains the same. FAR RIGHT: Cold winter weather adds to soaring Univer- sity utility costs. 8 MONEY HASSLES An unexpected change for the year was the strong impact inflation had on individuals and the Universi- ty. Students weren ' t the only ones affected as the administration faced their money hassles. Despite a $600,000 cut by the Coordinating Board of Higher Education In the budget request, the Board of Regents pledged to hold the line on rising fees. However, there was an increase in housing costs to cover skyrocketing utility ex- penses. A reoccurring expense problem faced was a declining enrollment. Already the smallest state university, the number of students decreased markedly between semesters. Administrative problems ultimate- ly affected the student body. Dorm residents were confronted by an ad- ditional food service fee and a $3 ac- tivity fee, added to the already soar- ing cost of education. Some students took action to combat the expense and restrictions of dorm living and moved off- campus. Off-campus residents accepted the responsibilities of bills and living within a prescribed budget. Individuals faced the rising cost of living and dealt with the problem as best they could. Whether they lived on or off-campus, budgeting money became a fact of life for students. In- dividuals broadened their circles of awareness as they learned the value of a dollar. y -jjll ' -;7a Tr-- »MHi wm MONEY HASSLES 9 RIGHT; " The Marriage of Figaro, " a comic opera, is performed by the Kan- sas City Lyric Opera. ABOVE LEFT; Taking time from his inaugural ac- tivities. Dr. B. D. Owens exchanges views on the rising cost of education with Senator Thomas Eagleton. TOP CENTER; Acclaimed husband-wife team Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy appear on campus in " Harvey, " a part of the Fabulous Forties Festival. TOP 10 VISITING CELEBRITIES Accelerating the opportunity for personal and social fulfillment, the University brought top-name per- sonalities to campus. Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy and The Theater for the Deaf were dramatical outlets otherwise un- available to students. Music enthusiasts found Sarah Caldwell conducting the St. Louis Symphony and the Kansas City Lyric Opera a welcome addition to their usual musical listening entertainment. Speakers Nikki Giovanni and Judy Carter ' s controversial lectures caus- ed mixed reactions among their audiences. Giovanni said survival in- cludes initiating changes. Change, or the lack of its effect, was a major concern for both women, as Carter spoke about the Equal Rights Amendment. Another well-known celebrity to appear on campus was Col. James Irwin, Apollo 15 astronaut. Irwin, one of 12 Americans to set foot on the moon, stressed the advancement of knowledge within the universe in which we live. Film clips of his mis- sion highlighted the lecture. At NWMSU, individuals had the opportunity to step forward and take advantage of personal and social events offered by the University. It was up to each student to broaden his perspectives and expand his cultural awareness. VISITING CELEBRITIES 11 Individuals found themselves surrounded by a variety of aspects of campus life. A new ad- ministration, attitudes and philosophy resulted in changing traditional patterns. Mid-terms w ere moved up two weeks earlier and Homecoming walk-out day was reinstated. Students grumbled about the new no late key policy and desk workers complained about the 2-4 morning shift, but somehow everyone sur- vived. The student body warmly received the Ozark Mountain Daredevils during Joe Toker Daze, and a fall concert by Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids. Other mini concerts followed on Wednesday night, and people realized that suitcasing might eventually be cured. Students cursed dorms without heat and new parking regulations, but they still turned out in record numbers to attend Homecoming festivities, cultural events, and athletic contests. Students even found Sunday evening suppers in the dorm lounges a good chance to develop closer friendships. Although enrollment was down, apathy decreased as students formed their own opinions of changing campus Ijfe. 12 STUDENT LIFE lif»|y ;.«ipiVK.i«tQ.- : © f; A y ' v;. ' ' " •I tsw «« 3 v V ■•X IPESS UDENT LIFE 13 Being of sound mind and body! College. The best years of your life, or so they say. Sometimes though, when things got rough, students wondered if it was true. It was always the good times one heard about. All the parties, the games, the new friends, and the feeling of being on campus on a crisp, autumn day filled conversations of college. No one mentioned the adjustments en- countered when facing college and its ex- periences for the first time. Getting along with the roommate, dealing with pressures of ex- ams, and establishing personal values were real challenges. Sometimes these pressures became more than an individual could handle alone, and students turned to an objective listener to help them sort through their concerns. This was where the role of the University Counseling Center was paramount. Through individual and group guidance, they tried to help college become a more satisfying, positive experience. Located in Cauffield Hall, counseling psy- chologists Dave Sundberg and Rick Long offered daily assistance on a one-to-one basis to help students through the rough spots. " Basically, it ' s an educational center, and we ' re here primarily to help students get the most from their education, " said Long. The counselors worked with any form of anx- iety that might have hindered the educational process. " There ' s an assumption that ' my problem is too little to bother anybody with, ' " said Sundberg, " but any problem is a problem if it ' s bothering you. " Another student service on campus dealt with health problems. Located in Colbert Hall, the Student Health Center provided students with medical advice and treatment. Staffed by a medical doctor, two registered nurses, a secretary and two health aides, the Center treated, on the average, 200 students per week. Common cases treated were respiratory problems, minor injuries, gynecological examinations and treatments, and venereal disease (VD) tests. While consultation with the doctor was free, students paid for prescriptions, lab tests and X- rays. Dr. Desmion Dizney said she enjoyed helping college students rather than having a general practice. " It ' s a challenge to be able to help the patient understand his present illness and how he can recover, " she said. A concern of Dr. Dizney ' s was the cramped facilities of the Health Center. She said the staff was adequate, yet there was only room for one or two students at a time. Some typical frustrations were summed up by waiting patient, Dorothy Cross. " There seem to be too few people back there and too many people in the waiting room. " i. ' Vl k r 14 HEALTH GUIDANCE RIGHT: David Sundberg has a quiet moment in his office. ABOVE: Ricl Long discusses a problem with a stu- dent. TOP: An assistant to Dr. Dizney examines a student ' s throat. ly BELOW: David Pfeiffer lies bravely as Barb Sherer takes his blood. BOTTOM: Dr. Dizney checks over a few charts before seeing a new patient. ui ■ HEALTH GUIDANCE 15 BELOW: It takes a large amount of equipment to produce a closed-circuit TV show. RIGHT: Communication students George Wester, Steve Wray, and David Bailey prepare to tape a TV show. !!■■■ mA m 9 Iwi ' - HH I J 16 INSTRUCTIONAL TELEVISION • wm Look out ABC, ITV is on the air .i Instructional television became a valuable IjH teaching aid as students trained to go into the professional world. Students learned the proper techniques of teaching and speaking in front of cameras while athletes learned from r: their mistakes on replays. ITV provided more than just supplemental linstruction to the regular classroom programs. lit offered different departments to equipment land know-how to do their own filming. liTechnicians also gained experience by repair- [ing department equipment. Lectures and inter- views were video-taped for classes such as jSpeech 101 and Introduction to Film Study. ITV Ihad an outlet to Maryville through channel 10 Ion cable T.V. The programs were informative Iwith a campus and community calender. Dr. Robert Bohlken, chairman of the Speech and Theater Department, explained, " The emphasis will change from instructional productions to the training of students for the professional world. " Larry Lewellen, ITV techni- cian, compared ITV students to driver educa- tion students. " When the class is finished they go on to a different automobile, but the driving techniques are the same. When our students leave, they go on to different cameras and studios, but they use the same techniques they learned here. " ITV was confined closely to campus but plans were made to develop Channel 10. Ideas included live news broadcasts and more public, rather than campus-oriented programs. FAR LEFT: Television cameraman Steve Mitchell and floor director Mark Morgan cue Charlie Ragusa. newsman, to start his program. LEFT: Steve Wray explains how to operate the audio con- sole to Jim Collins. ABOVE: Instructor Bill Christ demonstrates the Porta-Pak equipment to his class. INSTRUCTIONAL TELEVISION 17 Broadcasters keep discs turning Broadcasting was more than its usual challenge due to wires sticking out of the walls, new equipment blocking the doorways, and pliers and screwdrivers decorating the floors at the beginning of the year. Larry Lewellen said, " There was a little irritation because of the mess, but everyone knew it was just tem- porary. " But the mess did not stop KDLX and KXCV from broadcasting, 18 hours a day. The chaos of remodeling transformed the broadcasting headquarters into new studios, offices and equipment for the radio stations and TV station. Also improved was the library of over 17,000 records— one of the largest record libraries in the area. The quality of produ ction was also improved by making the studios sound proof. In cooperation with National Public Radio, KDLX and KXCV regularly broadcast national and local news, weather and sports. KDLX kept students informed on campus happenings and played pop music, while KXCV played easy-listening music to the campus and surrounding area. KXCV also scheduled features like " Static and Stereo " where the most recent in rock music was played; " Alive and Living " with visits with interesting local people, and on the street interviews in down- town Maryville; and " The Editor Speaks. " A poll showed that " 92 percent of all students listened to KDLX sometime during the day, " said student station manager, Rodney Harris. The radio stations were more than just ex- perience for the broadcasters, but they per- formed a definite service in keeping everyone on campus informed and entertained. ABOVE: Concentrating on the top hits, Terri Ceglensl i checks over the KDLX song charts. RIGHT: In the production studio for KDLX, Deb Leonard prepares to tape for the air. 18 KDLX KXCV LEFT: Bill Oliver selects from an assort- ment of KDLX ' s listening enjoyment. ABOVE: KXCV disc jockey Kathy Brown informs the listening audience during a break in songs. ABOVE LEFT: Preparing for a KDLX commercial. Bob Hammond checks timing of a song. KDLX KXCV 19 ABOVE: Checking format of the ar- ticles, Barbara Alexander straightens a headline. RIGHT: Missourian Editor Kathy Bovaird runs a headline through the linotype machine. FAR RIGHT: Dave Gieseke and Kathy Delk discuss the placement of ads. 20 NORTHWEST MISSOURIAN i LEFT: Jay Liebenguth, Joy Szymborski, and Carole Patterson add final touches. BELOW: Layout work b ecomes familiar to Joy Szymborski, Barb Guhike, and Larry York. V !ti X ' Wednesday nights marathon gang Clacking typewriters, the incessant bleep, bleep of the Compugraphic 7200 headliner and sheer bedlam racked McCracken Hall each Wednesday night. The MISSOURIAN staff worked feverishly to turn out each weekly edition, a formidable task for a student newspaper. Editor Kathy Bovaird said that all operations except printing were done by the 22-member staff. Though the advertising staff was brand new and many first story efforts were brief, she added, " For a young and inexperienced staff, they pulled together pretty well. " Bovaird and the staff worked for publishing more campus-related cartoons, artwork and editorials. They also tried to associate themselves more closely with the radio station and provide more consumer interest stories. Dave Gieseke, Tom Irvin and sports editor Dale Gard broadened their coverage. Along with the main seasonal sports, they included in- tramurals and reports of conference standings. Bob Power summed up his staff experience by saying, " I got a lot of practical experience but it was so time-consuming. Wednesday nights got to be a real pain, but the pain was gone and the time was worth it when I saw my byline after the paper came out on Thursday. " NORTHWEST fVllSSOURIAN 21 BELOW: Staff members make good use of a Wednesday work night to finish pages before their deadline. RIGHT; A work weekend takes its toll on Copy Editor Laura Widmer. FAR RIGHT: Layout Editor Bob Farris and Activities Editor Beth Binney liven things up dur- ing an all-nighter. C ■p if V 00 Changes open staff ' s awareness Posted on the wall in the TOWER office was a sign which summed it all up— " A yearbook is an awful lot of trouble. " Despite the all-nighters and work weekends to meet deadlines, the staff worked well together under pressure. The thing which set this yearbook apart from any other TOWER was the staff, " said Linda Smith, adviser. " Few staffs can boast that they didn ' t miss a deadline, that they still liked each other when the final pages were sent to the plant and that they sincerely tried to report the year the way it was, not as they would have lik- ed for it to be. " Expanded coverage and feature reporting were the biggest changes in the publication. The book increased 32 pages to allow for the broader coverage of the year. An effort was made to make the book more personal. " We think we made a lot of improvements by trying to center the book on the individual, " said Sports Editor Linda Brockman. " The copy was much better and the biggest change was ad- ding the student faculty features. " Another change was having two editors for the book. During semester break Editor Larry Helm was hired as a policeman by the Maryville Public Safety Department. Assistant Editor Ann Mutti took over as the editor in January. " I thought the staff reacted favorably to the change, " said Mutti. " There were a lot of hard workers who worked well together all year. They made the book happen. " Along with the changes, improvements and hard work were the good times. In addition to picnics, spaghetti and Chinese pork chop suppers, there was the great lobster feast. Twelve lobsters were sent to the staff com- pliments of Stevens Studio in Bangor, Maine. For those on the TOWER staff the 1978 edi- tion became more than a memory book, more than a job to be completed, from September to March it became a way of life. 22 TOWER STUDENT SENATE. FRONT ROW: Karen VanSickle, Paula Dunn, Dean Gillespie, Kathy Adkins, Debbie Spencer, sec- treas.; Gaichylle O ' Dell, Anthony Hendricl son. ROW 2: Irene Huk, sponsor; Debbie Vaudrin, Steven Long, Ben Westman, Frank Offutt, senior pres.; Stephen Yost, Cindy Finan. ROW 3; John Moore, pari, and 2nd sem. pres.; Deb Mullen, Marty Garter, Brian Grawford, JeAnn Soren, Steve Cipolla, freshman pres; Dr. John Hopper, sponsor. BAGK ROW; Stephen Holle, Greg Hatten, sophomore pres.; Darrell Zellers, vice-pres.; Mic Jones, junior pres.; Rex Gw inn, pres.; Tom Lancaster, Brady Snyder. Senate pursues student opinion Rex Gwinn resigned as Student Senate president in January because of an " attractive " business opportunity. " IVIy decision to leave was made with firm belief tliat the bulk of our goals and objectives for this calendar year have either been com- pleted or at least started, " said Gwinn. Gwinn ' s resignation resulted in a controver- sial discussion among senators. They decided to call his resignation temporary instead of per- manent and unanimously elected Senior Senator John Moore as Gwinn ' s replacement. During Gwinn ' s term, Student Senate made numerous accomplishments. These included housing for foreign students during vacation periods, naming a full-time intramural director, 24 STUDENT SENATE increased gymnasium and pool hours and in- stallation of telephones for the fall semester in the high rise dorms. These changes came about because of the Senate ' s platform to serve as the bridge between students and administration. " Senate was responsive to any complaint or issue that came before us, " said Gwinn. " We took every suggestion and criticism seriously. That ' s a major part of being a student leader. " There was a variety of students making up the Senate this year, " More than in the past, Senate was a melting pot this year, " said Mic Jones, junior president. " We had a wide representation of the students and hardly anyone wasn ' t represented. " STUDENT SENATE 25 BELOW: One Student Union Board project was to help sponsor the Christ- mas Madralier Feaste. RIGHT: Movie committee members discuss the cost of bringing current flicks to campus. CENTER: Lisa Gates, co-chairman of concerts, dances and special events, calls for a vote. BELOW RIGHT: Pat Waters catches a quick bite before the next meeting. STUDENT UNION BOARD. FRONT ROW: Pat Waters, Deb Mason, pres; Pam Butner, Beth Roseberry, sec; Rosanne Sonnenmoser. BACK ROW: John Welding, sponsor; Dann Flaherty, vice-pres; Lisa Gates, Art Kellogg, Irene Huk, sponsor; Steve Thomas. 26 STUDENT UNION BOARD Committees create variety of functions Working through committees seemed to be the most effective way for the Student Union Board (SUB) to manage their $31,750 budget. The Concerts, Dances and Special Events Committee, the Coffee Houses and Speakers Committee, and the Movies Committee formed the basis for SUB. A new committee, set up during the second semester, was the Publicity Committee. " We planned to run all of our publicity through that committee to get it more organized, " said Lisa Gates. Although each committee had their own meetings, general meetings and executive meetings were held. " These were a chance to get together and tell people what their com- mittee was working on, " Gates said. It was sometimes difficult to plan events that would please all of the students. However, since SUB money came from student fees, this was a major goal. " It was hard to program for every student ' s interests, but we tried to reach the widest spectrum we could, " said Debbie Mason, president. Students ' ideas for events were welcomed, however, Rosanne Sonnemoser said, " the only way you could get input was to join SUB. " Getting new members was a problem. Often people were already involved in other groups or did not know how to join. Sonnemoser felt that they did attract some freshman because " they wanted to get involved with some activities on campus. If they got on some committee they had an opportunity to meet other people. " STUDENT UNION BOARD 27 BELOW: Franken Hall residents struggle with their last load of belongings. RIGHT: Tickets keep ac- cumulating on a vehicle that doesn ' t display a parking permit. Moving in becomes family affair Well-seasoned veterans of college life and freshmen clad in green and white NWMSU T- shirts (compliments of the University) faced changes and challenges as students swarmed to campus 4,413 strong. In most cases, the whole family helped in the pilgrimage to college life. After struggling with loads of clothes, stereos and all that is necessary to make a room a home-away-from- home, students were left on their own to cope and to adjust. Car owners noticed one of the biggest changes. Open parking policies fell when park- ing lot assignments were issued on a first- come, first-serve basis. According to Earl Brailey, director of securi- ty, the change was hoped to reduce the number of tickets, eliminate confusion between off- campus and on-campus parking, and reduce moving vehicles during the day. Off-campus students were especially unhap- py because the new situation did not assure them of parking spots within the " normal " walk- ing distance of campus. One student, Steve Stucker, believed the new policy created as many problems as it solved. " I would have paid the $10 for a sticker, but it wasn ' t worth it. I don ' t think parking was as much a problem before the new policy took effect. " While many students were displeased with 28 MOVING IN the parking situation, almost no one could find fault with the shorter lines in the cafeteria. After being closed for two years because of rising operational costs, the high-rise cafeteria was again opened, saving the residents of Phillips, Dieterich, Millikan and Franken halls the long trek to the Student Union Cafeteria. And another surprise awaited them. Just as mom would serve unlimited seconds, the cafeteria made extra helpings available on all food. This change was brought about by SAGA, new food service employed by NWMSU. Bob Smith, SAGA ' s director, noted that the service was not a catering operation, because all food was prepared on campus. Like Cinderella, girls faced a real problem if they weren ' t home by midnight. Those retur- ning after twelve found the dorm doors locked and a security guard their only means of en- trance. After the first week, hostesses were on duty to unlock doors between midnight and 4 a.m. Brailey said the plan had been established " to increase security on campus and to prevent vandalism in the dorms. " While security may have been improved, the plan was not without its faults. " Employing two girls at a total of $1 8 a night to admit three residents was just not worth it " said Lisa Lawrence, a night hostess in Hudson Hall. ABOVE: Another day of cottage cheese and peaches. LEFT: SAGA, the food service employed by the University, allows students to return for unlimited seconds. TOP: Moving in proves to be a tiring experience for both the students and their families. MOVING IN 29 As certain as death and taxes . . . Finals are com in ' — ready or not i .ili m Sudden panic struck Paul Putoff as he watched football on TV that Monday night. For this was no ordinary night, he realized. It was the eve of the Great Judgement— finals. He cursed the powerful beings who had taken away the traditional " Dead Day " . Now there would be nothing but a dead morning, and that wouldn ' t give him time to recover for his first 12:00 final. Paul wasn ' t sure where to start. In a moment of revelation, he remembered a girl he had sat next to that time he went to class. Yes, he decided, he would call her to his rescue. Paul found Susie, and she agreed to study with Paul. Then it was time to crack open the books. Literally. Paul carefully undid the paper sack containing his books so as not to tear the com- puter read-off of his class schedule . . . Paul had earlier decided he didn ' t need to read text- book assignments. He drew a heavy sigh as he looked over the textbook he had to know by heart tomorrow for his first final, which was now a mere 12 hours away. As Susie began drilling Paul from his text- book, his thoughts drifted off to better times. Still, he kept hearing that haunting, squeaking voice of Susie saying, " Paul, what is a T- account form? " Finally in disgust, Susie shut the book and started to leave. " Honestly, " she thought, " some students will never learn! " W " 51 ABOVE: To get away from the " rat race " some students find it nice to study by the pond. RIGHT: Studying outside provides a quite and peaceful atmosphere to concentrate. 30 FINALS WEEK Q] LEFT: Studying together can be very helpful at final time ABOVE LEFT; Fin- ding library resources a good aid in studying, Chris Esser takes full advan- tages of them. ABOVE: Before going on to more studying Philip Esposito catches a few moments of needed sleep. FINALS WEEK 31 32 GRADUATION Rain can ' t dampen graduates ' outlook Programs fluttered and a steady conversa- tion spread through the 5,000-mennber, standing-room-only crowd assembled in Lamkin Gym on May 9, 1977. A morning thunderstorm forced 637 un- dergraduates and 119 graduates and their guests indoors to observe NWMSU ' s 71st spr- ing commencement. The ceremonies started w ith the invocation by Dr. Don Retry, then executive vice president. The concert band provided special music. Three recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award, Dr. Eileen Elliot Vivers, Gerald Sprong and Larry Jones D.D.S., received plaques, gifts and addressed the candidates for graduation. The annual award honors those alumni who have made a mark for the university and themselves in their particular field; Dr. Vivers in education, Sprong in business, and Dr. Jones in medicine. The trio each called upon the graduating class members to exhibit determination and hard work. Then, Dr. John Mees, acting provost, presented the candidates their degrees. After the seemingly endless list was called, the graduates, their friends and relatives, emerged into a sunlit spring day. GRADUATION 33 ' Spirits ' fly iiigh at Toiler Daze e fents In the annual spring fight against suitcasers, Student Union Board and the Inter-Residence Council sponsored Joe Toker Daze. Friday ' s festivities were upset by a sudden rainstorm, but the scheduled outdoor coffeehouse moved indoors and the " Walkenhorst Brothers and Friends " enter- tained for three hours. Activities continued Friday night with a dance in the Ballroom of the Student Union, featuring " Liquid Fire " . The long-awaited " Almost Anything Goes, " began after lunch on Saturday. Events ranged from a nine-legged race to a wheelbarrow relay race with raw eggs. A pie-throwing contest followed with the captains of each team joining in. This year ' s addition of an obstacle course for blind-folded lovers who had to put on pajamas, jump in and out of bed, make the bed and then get re-dressed, was well-received. The annual Jack-and-Jill Hill ended the day as students slipped down the wet, tarp hill. Prizes of $250 were offered by the Union Board, Student Senate, and the Inter- Residence Council. The Mike VanGuilder Memorial Team took the top prize of $100. Lamkin Gym vibrated with the sounds of the " Ozark Mountain Daredevils " Saturday night. It was the first concert held since 1976 in Lamkin, due to structural damage. Security was tight and alcohol was confiscated from several students. The Daredevils played for 90 minutes and returned for two encores. 34 JOE TOKER DAZE FAR LEFT: Blue Grass musicians play for students in the Coffeehouse. LEFT: People walk in strange ways in nine- legged race. BELOW; Liquid Fire per- forms for students. FAR LEFT: " Lovers " attempt getting into bed. LEFT: A messy face gets another one. JOE TOKER DAZE 35 students rock to the Daredevils After a year of silence, Lamkin Gym once again vibrated witti the sounds of an lionest-to- goodness rock ' n ' roll concert. Ozark Mountain Daredevils brought their down-home style music to campus, highlighting Joe Toker Daze. The wait seemed endless as 2500 restless students tried to keep themselves amused. Boos erupted from the crowd as security of- ficers confiscated frisbees and alcoholic beverages to scrutinize the crowd ' s activities. Security was expected, but not in such force. Students knew that their behavior would deter- mine the possibility of future concerts and com- plied with regulations. " The students ' behavior was outstanding, " said Marvin Silliman, director of Student Ac- tivities. " With a few minor exceptions, the students behaved as they were asked. " The concert opened with guitar soloist Danny Cox. His music was comprised of a rare blend of calypso and blues. Cox showed his range versatility and crisp, clear sound of his voice in folksongs. One included a " Joe Toker Daze " rendition. Then came the bluegrass and country music of Ozark Mountain Daredevils. Mellow numbers and the music ' s inconsistent pace caused the crowd to be restless. Later, they got on their feet for fast-moving, foot-stomping, hand- clappin ' songs like " Chicken Train " and " If You Wanna Get to Heaven. " The crowd yelled for more and Ozark came back for two encores. " The music was great, but it was too hot, " said student Robin Dehn. " We ' ll sweat together, " said Mike Granda, one of the Daredevils. The crowd did just that as students enjoyed 90 minutes of music. 36 OZARK MOUNTAIN DAREDEVILS ABOVE: Students come together to enjoy the Ozark Mountain Daredevil Concert. ABOVE RIGHT: Music fills the air as the Daredevils soothe the crowd. RIGHT: Daredevil puts together his act with a special attraction— the har- monica. « LEFT: Danny Cox greets the crowd with a smile as he opens the Joe Toker Daze concert. ABOVE: A Daredevil ex- presses himself through music of " Chicken Train. " CONCERTS 37 RIGHT: Dedicated but wet fans follow tfie ' Cats to a 27-12 Homecoming vic- tory. CENTER RIGHT: Delta Zeta por- trays " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs " for the large crowds. FAR RIGHT: An independent fraternity, Lagnaf. clowns around on a gray mor- ning. ABOVE: Bearcat team members watch the game from the rain-soaked sidelines. RIGHT: Hudson Hall ' s float, " Herbie the Love Bug, " places second in independent competition. 38 HOMECOMING Disney on Parade ' Cats beat Mickey Mouse Mules Muted horns and muffled drum cadences resounded through gray skies as 3,000 area high school musicians and the Bearcat Marching Band, BMB, warmed up for their Homecoming parade march. Floats depicting Disney favorites, crept carefully along the two-mile parade route to avoid puddles from the previous evening ' s shower. Snow White, Cinderella and Mickey Mouse rehearsed their clowning long before those who kicked off the 48-hour weekend with food, and drink rose to face the day. Kathy Bagley of the BMB, summed up the event. " It wasn ' t bad marching during the parade— I ' m just glad it didn ' t rain while we were out there. " Students, alumni and townspeople lined College Avenue, Fourth Street, Market Street and Third Street in mass. Some sipped coffee or cocoa to keep warm and munched on pastries provided by numerous bake sales. And, after the parade there was some more entertainment. There was the game. Weather for the 1977 Homecoming football game could have been a bit more pleasant than the gray, rainy skies, but the outcome of the game should have brought a little sunshine to all Bearcat fans, as the ' Cats won a 27-12 deci- sion over Central Missouri State. A seven-yard run by junior Dan Montgomery in the first period put the ' Cats on the scoreboard first, and the kick by sophomore Shawn Geraghty made the score, 7-0. Central then came back with a three-yard TO run, but their extra point attempt failed. The score stood at 7-6. but then CMSU scored another TD to make it a 12-7 game at the half. That lead was slowly whittled away as the ' Cats came back with 20 second-half points. Geraghty, later named the recipient of the Don Black Memorial Trophy which honors the out- standing NWMSU player in the Homecoming game, sparked the ' Cat comeback when he got off two 36-yard field goals, one in the third quarter and one in the final quarter, to put the ' Cats up by one, 13-12. A 48-yard pass interception return by senor Mark Vansickle and a two-yard run by senior Jim Solo plus two Geraghty kicks added some insurance points for the Cats. Bearcat Graduate Assistant Charlie Dieker, " We went into the game knowing we had to win, and we played a pretty fair first half. Trailing at halftime, we knew we had to come back in the second half. Our defense played real well, and overall, we played a fine football game. " Seniors Andy Ruesche and Joe Hederman also commented about their last Homecoming game. Ruesche stated that " It was great to win— in fact, it was probably my most satisfying win all year. " Hederman added that he " liked winning after losing last year ' s Homecoming. It was great winning in front of all the parents. Our offense and defense really got it together. " RIGHT: Bullett entertains at the Satur- day night dance. ABOVE: Elected by the student body, Nancy Cole reigns as Homecoming queen. TOP: Wind blown flames fire-up Homecoming spirit. 40 HOMECOMING LEFT: Debbie Vinson reigns as Black Homecoming Queen. BELOW: Marty Carter, Terry Heath, and Brian Craw- ford liand out winners ' trophies at the variety show. Week features coronation, dance Suspense filled the air as the five finalists for Homecoming queen made their way down the aisle to the stage. Nancy Cole, accompanied by Judith Gann, Crissy Schmidt, Marilee Smith and Susan Silvius, had little idea that she was to be crowned queen in less than ten minutes. Once she was crowned and kissed by Stu- dent Body President Rex Gwinn, cameras and tape recorders appeared everywhere. Follow- ing those were screams, tears and hugs from her Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority sisters. The next few days were filled with riding in the parade and attending the football game. " I loved the parade, " said Cole. " I missed watching the parade, but I liked seeing all the people. " Another queen to be crowned during Homecoming week was Deborah Vinson. The Ms. Black Pageant was unique since it involved talent competition as well as a special song and dance routine done by all 12 contestants. Ac- cording to Vinson, the production number was a valuable experience for the girls. " I gained knowledge as far as how I feel about working with my peers and using my talents, " she said. Besides the crowning of the two queens, another homecoming event included a dance. After an afternoon of sitting through drizzling rain on cold, wet bleachers to watch the Bear- cats stomp the Central Missouri State Mules in the Homecoming game, some 2,200 students found Lamkin Gym to be a welcome retreat Saturday night to dance to the sounds of " Bullett, " Out of Boulder, Colo., the rock band includ- ed four former NWMSU students. The band played a variety of tunes that included their original work as well as popular hits from other artists. Some students expressed disappointment that no major concert was scheduled for Homecoming weekend. According to co- chairman of the dance and concert committee for Union Board, Lisa Gates and Steve Thomas, two fair-size concerts or one major concert could have been scheduled. The committee decided to have one large spring concert in- stead, " I thought they could have had a higher quality band, " said Britt Davis, freshman. " They were hard to dance to and didn ' t have a consis- tent beat. " Another student, Cheryl Heckel, sophomore, expressed an opposite view. " I thought the dance was fairly good because they did play popular music and they were easy to dance to. " While some students expressed their dis- satisfaction with the dance, members of Union Board felt it was a success. " We had a large crowd and it looked like students were enjoying themselves, " said Gates. " There was no hassle this time with security and students smoking or drinking, " said Thomas. " Although there were eight security guards, they were less conspicuous than in the past and there were no problems. " HOMECOMING 41 Crowd enjoys skits with sarcastic tone All the favorite Disney characters were there in live animation as they paid " A Tribute to Walt Disney, " in the Homecoming Variety Show. Running for three nights, the shows brought capacity crowds to the Auditorium. Masters of Ceremony Lisa Green and Al Southern entertained the audiences between acts as they insulted each other with their " all in fun " remarks. Musicals and skits satirized Coach Redd, his Bearcats and the Central Missouri State Mules at the Homecoming game. The satires were presented as fractured versions of Disney tales as Sigma Sigma Sigma ' s " Pinocchio " and Phi Sigma Epsilon ' s " Peter Pan " took honors. A surprise between oleo acts was " Campus Update, " with Steve Stucker acting as anchor man. Besides " reliably " informing the viewers of news developments, this act kept the audience entertained and rolling with laughter. At the conclusion of the first night of the show, Nancy Cole was crowned Homecoming queen. Her court included Marilee Smith, Susan Silvius, Crissy Schmidt and Judith Gann. Co-chairmen for the events, Robin Roberts and Dan Morgan, expressed their satisfaction with the way the shows went. " Although I was backstage all the time and never saw the entire show, people seemed to like it. All the groups participating cooperated really well and the theater people were a lot of help, " said Roberts. 42 HOMECOMING FAR LEFT; Jazz vocalist Joyce Wood performs " Patterns in Blue, " accom- panied by Cel Epps on clarinet. Terry Griffey on string bass and Laurie Amend on piano. LEFT: Peter Pan has come to the rescue of the Bearcat team members in Phi Sigma Epsilon ' s first place rendition of the classic fairy tale. BELOW: The evil queen of Warrensburg. Julie Walker, questions her mirror in Delta Zeta ' s first place skit. " Snow White. " LEFT: Members of Phi Mu ' s chorus line put the finishing touches on their third place skit. " Follow Me Boy Scout. " FAR LEFT: Jean Ismert. the green fairy, arrives to make Coach Red ' s, Denise St. James, dream of making Pinnochio, Stephanie Davis, a Bearcat, come true. HOMECOMING 43 Dorm advantages worth hassles Living in the men ' s dorms was often the result of a lack of funds, however once there, some realized there were advantages to on- campus living. IVIajor advantages included " coming back to the room after classes and not having to worry about utility bills, " said Steve Long. Long, a four year resident of North Complex, felt " dorm life was extremely valuable because it was a lear- ning experience. " John Privett, transfer student, has lived both on and off-campus. He prefers dorm life. " Liv- ing off-campus was too much of a hassle. Liv- ing in a dorm you ' re always near everything and you also meet a lot of people. " But when hundreds of students live together under one roof there are necessary rules and regulations. Despite the restrictions sophomore Steve McGuire found the dorms offered enough latitude for his lifestyle. " Right now there isn ' t anything that I feel I can do off campus that I can ' t do here, " he said. McGuire was one of the 2,158 students who enjoyed the on-campus facilities and recogniz- ed that getting along in the dorm meant getting to know others on the floor. The atmosphere of the dorms varied from dorm to dorm and floor to floor, yet a general " group " feeling exists. Mike Bond, Phillips Hall sophomore said his floor had lots of tour- naments during the year. Many of the floors were involved in campus-wide intramural sports, parties, and activities between the floors of men and women ' s dorms. Groups of dorm residents were involved in trips and also attended a Royals ' game and the Shrine Circus. A resident assistant in Phillips, Bruce Spidle, said, " I wanted to get my floor as unified as possible. We had floor T-shirts, a haunted house and the usual parties. " As a result, he felt that most of the people on his floor knew each other fairly well. Freshman Doug Carman said one drawback of living in Dieterich was " when you want to study, you can ' t. " There was often too much noise. He admitted, however, that he " enjoyed the noise and havoc and stereos going. " In general, the dorms seemed to be a lot like home. Long said that North Complex had a friendly atmosphere. " It ' s really relaxed and everyone says hi to everyone else. The guys seemed to get along with each other and were usually willing to lower the noise level if someone wanted to study. " Bond felt similarly about Phillips. It ' s where I live, " he said. " I ' m used to it. " One disadvan- tage, though, was the new front door policy. " I ' m paying to live there, but when I have to knock or find security to let me in it doesn ' t make it seem like home. " To help make the rooms more livable and bearable students did their own interior decorating. Plants and posters were in most rooms and some students even brought extra furniture, TV ' s and stereos. Another essential item was the all-important alarm clock. Even with drawbacks and restrictions, most of the dorm residents wouldn ' t move out if given the chance. The people and the closeness to campus buildings were too advan- tageous to give up. 44 DORMITORY LIFE I ; i- K ■ . .M mm ir LEFT: A student desk worker relays the line of a call. BELOW: A break between classes allows a moment to browse through a yearbook. ABOVE: Comforts of home ease the hassles of night studies. LEFT: Laun- dry, usually not a popular item with men. presents a challenge in assorting clothes. FAR LEFT: Students take time out from studying to shoot a game of pool. DORMITORY LIFE 45 Home sweet home for dorm residents Although several changes occurred in dorm policy this year, residents still agree that a dorm room became a home away from home. Togetherness became important as students learned to survive on-campus living. Dorm activities gave students a chance to meet each other and become involved. Both educational and recreational programs were presented to aid an extra bonus for dorm residents. Floors formed sports teams and competed against other dorms and floors. Changes in the dorms were numerous. One change that students agreed was a good one was the new 48-hour week-end which was in effect one weekend a month. This allowed residents to have visitors at any time during a weekend. The change in the dorm-key policy was not welcomed by the dorm residents. The work- study students who were forced to work the late night hours were not happy with the new night- hostess policy. " As a night hostess I don ' t like the new policy. I didn ' t like staying up late es- pecially on Sunday nights when I had to work from two to three in the morning, " said Terr! Dixon. Other changes included a repeal of the $10 bike deposit and students were allowed to paint their rooms again. Yet all changes considered, a majority of the students liked dorm living even with all the hassles. Being around people and belonging to a certain dorm made it all worthwhile. There ' s no place like home whether it be a true home or a home away from home. ,•» ' Axkl t B 46 DORM LIFE " LEFT: Barren dorm rooms offer good opportunities to decorate with a per- sonal touch. BELOW: A favorite prac- tical joke is a good toilet papering job. .i:2 FAR LEFT: Two heads are better than one when tackling a math problem. CENTER: Jan Wardrip takes the weekly trip to the laundry room. LEFT: Good study habits help prevent the last- minute panic. DORM LIFE 47 Rush is a big part of Greel life Rush has always been a major part of Greek life and this year sororities and fraternities con- centrated on recruiting new members. One of the reasons rush was so important was because the survival of the groups depended on attracting new members. A whirlwind of parties allowed the rushee to sam- ple Greek life and savor the differences of in- dividual sororities and fraternities. Counselors who answered questions, solved problems and eased frustrations, were a new element of sorority rush. Regina Robertson, a graduate student who frequently visited her Alpha Sigma Alpha sisters said, " I think the idea of rush counselors, girls from different groups living together for a week, prompted friendship between sororities. " Fraternities began rush by sending out in- vitations to " Smokers. " These " Smokers " con- sisted of a meal, a speaker who explained aspects of the fraternity, and entertainment. " The Smoker makes a big impression. After attending, the man has a good idea whether or not he wishes to join, " said Tom Lancaster, Sigma Tau Gamma president. Becoming a Greek required more than just attending social functions and choosing a favorite organization. Standards had to be met. " Only those who were at least second semester freshmen taking nine hours or more and holding a 1.75 grade point average were con- sidered, " said John Moore, Tau Kappa Epsilon president. Another factor for admittance to both sororities and fraternities was congeniality with actives and other pledges. A quota of girls was selected from those par- ticipating in rush. This year ' s maximum of 26 was the highest ever. Even after bids were given and accepted, the rushees had to survive pledgeship. White glove inspections, sleepless nights, and line drills characterized Hell Week for the fraternities. " Hell Week proves you want to be in a frater- nity, " emphasized Lancaster. Robertson said that many pledge duties such as opening doors and waiting on actives have been discontinued. Pledge meetings and study hours were still enforced and sorority pledge classes learned the history of their organiza- tion, the Greek alphabet and requirements for becoming active. The end of pledgeship mark- ed finalization of a commitment and the begin- ning of a new pattern of life. 48 GREEK LIFE LEFT: Phi Mu ' s working on their prize- winning float. BELOW: A serious con- versation at the Alpha Kappa Lambda house. FAR LEFT: Looking at a magazine can be a welcome change from studying. MIDDLE: Jim Dyer. Delta Chi, settles down for some serious studying. LEFT: Cathy DiBenedetto. as Snow White, sings in the Delta Zeta Homecoming skit. GREEK LIFE 49 RIGHT: An apartment offers Kent Knealy room to express himself. CENTER: Eight o ' clock classes leave little time for domestic duties. FAR RIGHT: Living in out-of-the-way places provides more room for an evening of fun and games. ABOVE: Arlene Gruebel sets aside the thought of classes after a full day. RIGHT: Janie Walkenback ' s Olds lightens the load. X % , - : 50 OFF-CAMPUS LIVING ■ ' Farewell dorm rooms; hello bills Moving off-campus to an apartment didn ' t solve all the problems of dorm life. What many students considered the good life included pay- ing rent, utility bills, grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning and many times landlord-apartment hassles. Student housing in Maryville included at least eight apartment complexes and in- numerable private apartments. The average complex apartments were simila r to College Gardens, unfurnished with beige walls and brown carpet; nothing to write home to Mom about. Trailers, attics and basements also housed students with rent ranging from $40 to $150. There were advantages to living off campus. For many renters, the freedom from dorm rules and regulations was the biggest advantage. Students enjoyed the privileges of having to break up at midnight. Other advantages to living away from the dorms were privacy, additional space, and no false fire alarms in the wee hours of the mor- ning. Also by escaping the blaring stereos and radios of the dorm neighbors, students found it easier to study in off-campus homes. However along with the good was the bad. Many college students were too busy to keep up with the responsibilities that went with apart- ment living. Dishes piled up in an already over- flowing kitchen sink, dusting was sometimes neglected for months and dirt became per- manently intact in the bathtub. Many times the off-campus dweller found his free time taken up by house-cleaning chores. However, many students also missed the social life and activities of the dorms. The com- munity Johns provided an opportunity for students to meet many people but those who didn ' t live in the dorm felt they made closer, if fewer, friends in their off-campus surrounding. Cooking was an advantage or a disadvan- tage depending on who did it. " I tried to eat on campus for convenience, " said Roger Charley. But Sandi Long had a different opinion. " My cooking was better than cafeteria food, " she said. Buying the food to prepare those good meals was a strain on the budget unless one happened to win Hy-Vee ' s " Let ' s Go to the Races " campaign. Whatever the reason— -marriage, money, freedom or fancy— students lived off-campus and for many the extra privileges were worth the extra responsibilities and apartment hassles. OFF-CAMPUS LIVING 51 Variety of activities benefit tine students Offering entertainment for students was an important function of some campus groups. Student Union Board began with a well- attended outdoor dance featuring " Liquid Fire. " Other dances Included " Bullett " for Homecoming and " Madgic " during the fall. The combined efforts of " Blackberry Winter " and " Starbird " highlighted the Christmas dance while the 24-hour Dance-A-Thon for Muscular Dystrophy provided another unusual event. Coffee houses were one more type of program designed for students. Musically, they ranged from a piano solo by Laurie Amend to a bluegrass band, " Cedar Creek. " The " Walkenhorst Brothers " drew one of the largest crowds. " It was a flattering experience, " said Bob Walkenhorst. " Both the attendance and response were very good, " Besides musical presentations, a comedian and a poet also appeared. John Roarke per- formed as a member of Carson and Company and Nikki Giovanni read her poetry as a part of Black Week Activities. 52 DANCES COFFEEHOUSES RIGHT: Bullett ' s fast motion on the drums and the guitar keep the crowd moving at Hof.iecoming. ABOVE: Some Bullett members return home to Maryville to entertain the crowd with a hard-rock sound. TOP: Still dancing after six hours. Joyce Lang claps her way through a disco favorite, " I Want to Boogie With You. " LEFT: Local guitarist. Phil Magna, lieips lUe marathon dancers rest up for the next set with an original song. BELOW: Arnie Brau performs to an ever- increasing crowd at a Union Board coffeehouse. DANCES COFFEEHOUSES 53 FAR RIGHT: A Continental Kid primps before rocking and rolling down memory lane. RIGHT; Oliver jokes with the audience as he makes a final ad- justment to his guitar. ABOVE: Strain- ing for the final note, the lead singer from Flash Cadillac croons the ending to " Teen Angel. " 54 CONCERTS LEFT: Flash Cadillac and the Continen- tal Kids clown around, doing their ren- dition of ' At The Hop. ' BELOW: The keyboard player gets into the swim of things during a rocking number. ' At the hop ' with Flash and Kids Lamkin Gymnasium rock ' n ' rolled September 16, as couples twisted the night away and swayed to favorite sounds from the ' 50s and ' 60s. Flash Cadillac and the Continen- tal Kids cruised into town bringing with them a breath of nostalgia. The band was not chosen as usual from a student survey, but through a request made to KDLX radio. Lisa Gates, Union Board member, followed-up on the suggestion and booked the group because, " They were going to be in the area, could be obtained inexpensively and their show provided variety. " Students received the group warmly and gave them a standing ovation and called for more. Pop star Oliver proved that out-of-sight does not necessarily mean into obscurity and Bill Oliver Swofford showed this when he appeared last year in a performance at Horace Mann. It had been over three years since he recorded " Good Morning Starshine, " yet his appearance showed that he had not lost touch with his audiences. Oliver had spent the past few years " on the road, " playing nightclubs, bars, and colleges. His solo performance revealed candid anec- dotes and humorous tunes picked up on the nightclub circuit. The audience joined in on his best-known hits, " Good Morning Starshine " and " Jean. " CONCERTS 55 HH VH S ST M HI H 1 Blt tM 1 BELOW: Veta Simmons (Mary Healy) captures the mood the period and the character in her costume. RIGHT: With undivided attention, Elwood P. Dowd and Veta Simmons listen to the invisi- ble Harvey. ABOVE: Effects of one too many from a bar tour with Harvey reflect in Elwood P. Dowd ' s face. TOP: Dr. Lyman Sanderson (Kevin Cordray) and Veta Simmons finalize the admis- sion of Elwood P. Wood into the asylum. RIGHT: Hayes and Healy await their opening cue. 56 PETER LIND HAYES MARY HEALY It ' s a hare-y situation . . . Hayes, Healy star in Harvey Excitement filled the air when Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy arrived on campus to guest star in " Harvey. " " We are going home with an awfully nice feeling about everyone at this university, " said Peter. " The group is a very, very fine bunch of kids ... all of them. " The couple chose to do " Harvey " because the play suited them and the characters were challenging. " We look for challenges, " said Mary. " ' Harvev ' was one and we found it fascinating. " Even though the play was a challenge, the couple agreed the premiere was a success. However, the audience ' s reaction to parts of the play startled Peter. " ' Harvey ' is loaded with laughs and when you ' re rehearsing it ' s hard to predict where those laughs are going to come, " he said. " Some of them stunned me opening night and I was completely baffled. That has a tendency to throw the lines out of my head because I think— my God, what are they laughing at? " But getting laughs isn ' t all that easy. Being a professional actor is a demanding 24-hour-a- day job. " Even in your sleep, you ' ll sit bolt upright in bed and say— oh my God, I forgot that en- trance, " said Peter. " It ' s a terrifying thing. And when you ' re adrift up there on the stage, it ' s just you and God. " Peter and Mary seemed to ' have their act together ' for " Harvey " though. For those who saw the play, the appearance of the two stars was a first-in-a-life-time experience. Those who missed the play may still be in luck; it could appear on another college cam- pus. " Because of the economy, theatre is going towards the universities, because they can af- ford it. No one can afford to put on a big production and have the critics close it after opening night, " said Mary. Will Peter and Mary appear in " Harvey " again? Peter and Mary expressed their desire to travel with the play. However, it was an elaborate production with 1 2 actors. Peter felt it would be hard to take " Harvey " to a supper club and find ten other actors who compliment each other. Nevertheless, the two stars had plenty of compliments to pass out to NWMSU ' s cast and crew of " Harvey. " " They were a devoted group and everyone worked hard, " said Mary. " What was exciting to me, was that each of the cast had something to do with setting it up — hammering, sawing, pain- ting — it was terrific. " Peter was amazed with the quality of the set used in the production. He felt professionals in New York would be envious of that particular set. Despite their elaborate background in show business, this was the first time the actors played in " Harvey. " But Peter had always been interested in the play and recalled the first time he saw the production. " I saw ' Harvey ' on Broadway, the night before I was shipped overseas in 1944. Frank Fay was Elwood P. Dowd, and he contributed to its success. They actually had a man in a mechanical rabbit suit and Fay knew that was wrong. After the closing performance he told Miss Chase, who wrote " Harvey, " about it. He convinced her it was destroying her play, and he was right. The audience would have no em- pathy, because they would have seen a mechanical rabbit instead of their own rabbit. And secretly, everybody has a " Harvey " , it ' s an otherself. " Agreeing with Peter, Mary added that the play and characters were full of hidden values. In fact. Mary ' s character, Veta Simmons, became her favorite character of all those she has portrayed. Peter and Mary have acted together and separately on stage, television, radio and movies. But what they really enjoy is doing the night club circuit. They ' ve performed in every top club in America. The audience was fortunate to get a taste of that act after each performance of " Harvey. " The musical-comedy vignette gave them a chance to show their real selves and " do their thing " before the audience. Even though the stars " do their thing " well, they agreed that certain factors were involved in breaking into the business. " I don ' t think one has to look into someone else ' s talents to know how to get into the business, " said Mary. " You have to start right where you are and assess your capabilities. " The advice passed on by the husband-wife team certainly played a factor in their success. Their winning formula has contributed to 36 years together in show business and in their marriage. " We ' ve always said, the family who plays together, stays together, " said Peter. " It is rewarding to stay together in this particular, emotionally-upsetting business. " PETER LIND HAYES MARY HEALY 57 Poems, witches, war fill show bill Summer theater, attempting something different, presented a lyceum series involving " The World of Carl Sandburg " and the rural- urban environment of Northwest Missouri. The open-air production, which was financed by a $1,000 grant from the Missouri Committee for the Humanities, was held in Chautauqua Park and was moderated by Dr. Robert Bohlken. The production focused on the poetry and prose of Sandburg. Four area speakers localized Sandburg ' s readings by discussing the humanistic and social responsibilities of northwest Missouri. Working in the outdoors had certain disad- vantages for the cast and crew. While they worked on the set, sunburns, win d and rain hindered its completion. According to Bob Gately, student in the Interpreter ' s class which presented the lyceum, some students camped out all night to guard the set. Emiyn Williams ' three-act thriller, " A Murder Has Been Arranged, " was the second produc- tion of the summer. The play was written with a 1930 ' s setting, but the Mystery Production class updated it to a more modern time and changed the setting from the St. James Theater in London to the University ' s Charles Johnson Theater. The fall season got underway with a well- attended production, " Dark of the Moon. " Centering on the supernatural, the play saw the moon darken for John, the witch boy during the year he tried to become a human. Freshman Kerry Bunker and Mary Kay McDermott starred as tragic lovers in the Speech and Theater Department ' s play. David Shestak directed a cast of 34 in this tale of the superstitions and culture of the mountain people. Although student reaction to the play was generally enthusiastic, the play was not without its problems. Finding enough people to work steadily on the set which wasn ' t completely finished until opening night was a concern. " It was the lighting that did a lot for the show, " said stage manager Richard Morrison. " It kept the audience ' s eyes. " Several colors came and went behind the players, but the moon didn ' t show until the last line of the play when John said, " Look at the moon! " and he became a witch again. The four witches, played by Teresa Elder, Linda Grimes, Jody Searcy and Ella Slaughter, probably had the most difficult parts. The witches were motionless on the stage from the time the doors opened into Charles Johnson Theater until they began their lusty dance which opened the play. No curtains were pulled, so they stayed on stage between scenes, during the intermission and until the audience had left the auditorium. ABOVE: John the Witchboy mingles with his witch friends in " Darl of the IVIoon. " RIGHT: Summer theater actors present prose of Sandburg. 58 THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS ABOVE LEFT: Jon Kruse interprets Carl Sandburg ' s feelings on " small things " in the summer Lyceum Series at Chatauqua Park. TOP: Sarha Hunt- man and Jon Kruse argue about the legend of the haunted Charles Johnson Theater in " A Murder Has Been Arranged. " ABOVE: Barbara Allen accepts a proposal of marriage from John. RIGHT: Jon Kruse explains to Todd Schultz the importance of a soldier ' s gun. FAR RIGHT: Caria Scovill and Jon Kruse reflect on happier times, before the war. BELOW: The cast of " Summer- tree " gets together after dress rehear- sal. g . 60 SUMMERTREE ONCE UPON A CLOTHESLINE t ' } ; -4 Plays provide unique responses In the intimacy of the Little Theatre unfolded the story of an average American family. A family that suffered the loss of their son through the brutal pains of war. Although " Summertree " was definitely an in- dictment against war, there were moments of gladness and joy, of love and peace, as the audience travelled with the dying soldier through memories of happier times. Jon Kruse played the role of the Young Man which required sudden changes of mood and situation. Young Todd Schultz, 11-year-old son of the director. Dr. Charles Schultz, applied his boyish enthusiasm, playing the role of the Young Boy. Some scenes were seen through the view- point of his parents (Ella Slaughter and Rick Morrison) and others through his sweetheart (Caria Scovill). According to Schultz, there were many uni- que points about " Summertree. " " The play itself was episodic; it jumped around from scene to scene with no logical connection of time. The play held together through mood, " said Schultz. " The important thing about ' Summertree ' was the overall at- mosphere and involvement of the audience. " With over 450 people attending the four shows, Schultz felt the cast " pulled off a very successful production. " Another fall production presented by Alpha Psi Omega was " Once Upon a Clothesline. " The play was a Children ' s Theater presenta- tion that was totally student produced and directed. None of the characters in the play were human. " That was the difficult part; imagining being a grasshopper. " said Dale Starnes. With the audience being mostly children, the cast felt they were more responsive to their ac- tions. ABOVE: All the animals gather round the fallen clothespin in " Once Upon a Clothesline. " LEFT: Steve Long and Leslie Jones watch for wicked Black Spider. SUMMERTREE ONCE UPON A CLOTHESLINE 61 RIGHT: A KDLX remote at the Harambee House with disc-jockey Charlie Ragusa is one of the events during Black Week. ABOVE: Students enjoy refreshments at the disco dance as the band takes a break. TOP: Robert Roane speaks to students during Black Week on education being the root of unemployment. 62 BLACK WEEK BELOW: Nikki Giovanni recites one of her award winning poems. LEFT: Students enjoy the dance in the Union Ballroom. Black Week features noted poet Black Culture Week was highlighted by a variety of activities and speakers including nationally known poet Nikki Giovanni. Coordinator of the event, Linda Lyman, said that the week was designed to explain and il- lustrate the various aspects of Black Culture in- cluding art, education, music and lifestyle. To start the week ' s festivities, the ' " Ray Man- ning Singers, " a seven-voice group from Kan- sas City, presented a concert of gospel music. Another musical event was the KDLX remote which was broadcast live from Harambee House. KDLX provided a variety of contests and prizes for those in attendance. Offering an educational viewpoint, was a lec- ture by Robert Roane, Equal Opportunity Of- ficer for Department of Health, Education and Welfare Region 7. In his speech, Roane en- couraged students to make their education a worthwhile experience. " Education is the root of the problem, " said Roane. " Students should make something out of their education and not just make up the enrollment figures. " Noted poet Nikki Giovanni also lectured to the students. Giovanni has received several awards for her poetry and holds honorary doc- torates from five colleges. In her poetry readings, Giovanni offered ad- vice to her readers. " You must do what you think is important the way you think it ' s impor- tant, being trapped neither by the past of your people nor your future personal hopes, " said Giovanni. To close out the week ' s activities, two dances were held, a disco-dance on Friday and a semi- formal dance on Saturday. Throughout the week a cultural exhibit was presented in the Harambee House by the Nigerian students. They displayed clothing, jewelry, sculptures and hand crafted musical instruments. BLACK WEEK 63 ' , flfSl felcome " ' ({timed as gu ' SimptionyO " Ilie crowd liee limes, W ' c br ijleolcreativf Lortyoityto Ifcltt eNew Atttit Ijimes Cain iimptionysa jisSymptic The cooce hatali Cal(j (tepti Teasi ([oclaimed lirfville, " Eaflief io If lis. Carrie M BlcomedCa Compi V .% I f 1 " V irst lady of opera comes home " Welcome home, Sarah! " Sarah Caldwell, first lady of American opera, ;ame home to Maryville, April 20. Caldwell eturned as guest conductress for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra concert. The crowd of 2,500 called Caldwell back hree times, with ovations at the conclusion of ler Missouri debut. Caldwell brought Lamkin Gymnasium the alent, creativity and depth that earned her the pportunity to be the first woman ever to con- uct the New York Metropolitan Opera Com- pany. At the intermission of the program, lames Cain, manager of the St. Louis Symphony said, " It is a great tribute to the St. Louis Symphony that we have this opportunity pay homage to Sarah Caldwell in her home own tonight. " The concert climaxed the day declared ' Sarah Caldwell Day in Missouri " by Governor Joseph Teasdale. Mayor Marvin Slagle also iroclaimed it, " Sarah Caldwell Day in laryville. " Earlier in the day, Caldwell and her mother, lrs. Carrie Margaret Alexander, were honored It a luncheon. Then, University President Robert P. Foster welcomed Caldwell, founder of her own Boston Dpera Company. Foster presented her with an NWMSU Citation of Achievement , an award similiar to an honorary degree. Master of Ceremonies David Shestak gave Maryvillian childhood friends an opportunity to recall publicly, their memories of Caldwell. The luncheon provided an opportunity for Caldwell to receive honors too. Among these was the announcement of the Sarah Caldwell Music Scholarship, a certificate of honor by the Nodaway Arts Council, and the naming of Sarah Caldwell as the " Hidden Heroine " by Maryville Girl Scout Troop 306. Then it was Caldwell ' s turn to respond and she joked about her " eccentric image. " " Of course I ' m eccentric, " she once told a reporter, " aren ' t you? " The response came as she discounted rumors that she wore slippers when she conducted and that once she spent the night sleeping in the theater aisle. " It hurt me initially, " she said, " but I ' ve regained my sense of humor and I just ignore it now. " She gave her thanks to the press, who she felt contributed to the development of her career, and then she was off to rehearsal. The home town girl who has become world famous for her imaginative talent and sensitive direction of opera and symphonic orchestras, did in fact come home. FAR LEFT: Sarah Caldwell conducts the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. LEFT: At a news conference, Maryvllle ' s native daughter fields questions. SARAH CALDWELL 65 Different philosophies and new scholastic at- titudes set the pace for renovated academic programs. The English department offered a new 36-hour Journalism degree to add a more practical outlook to the existing program. The Home Economics department offered a master of science degree and the vocational Agricultural department added a new teaching certification program. A new administration attempted to open up lines of communication between students and faculty. Dr. John Mees became vice president of student development and an organized flow of communication resulted. A special contact was achieved as students and instructors sur- passed the usual classroom relationship. Students, faculty members, and administrators together strived to make the university work for all. The contact was made and education became more than just a mere idealistic con- cept. CADEMICS 67 Traditions, new president return Changes are constant, and with the coming of the new university president, Dr. B. D. Owens, there was no exception. He came to campus with many new ideas including reviving university tradition. Dr. Owens was pleased to return to his alma mater as president. He considered this institu- tion one of the best. He said " If anyone were to look at what ' s happening to our graduates, they would see that this institution is a quality- oriented institution. " While the university had good points, some improvements still needed to be made. Dr. Owens said " We need to allocate more funding to the academics in the institution in order to help people do their jobs better. " Students who didn ' t complete their college education were also of concern. " Ou r retention rate should be improved. Too many students are coming in the front door and going out the back. Perhaps part of this problem may be due to the fact that this institution has not emphasiz- ed student development, " said Dr. Owens. The reorganization of the facilities in the Ad- ministration Building was an initial step. This was an attempt to get student-related offices in one general area. There were more programs within the residential halls and an increase in R.A. activities. Since students themselves are an important part of any university. Dr. Owens was in favor of student involvement. " Wherever student in- volvement can be helpful, that ' s where we ' ll certainly be using it. " As well as being important to the university. Dr. Owens said, " Student Involvement is part of the tradition of NWMSU. " Since " tradition is a very important asset, " Dr. Owens tried to revive other former university policies. Tradition could be seen, for example, in the Homecoming ring- ing of the " Walk-out Day " bell and the creation of a university mace. 68 PRESIDENT OWENS ' ' ' :-rM The university formed a complicated en- vironment for tlie president. Dr. Owens, hovi ever, found rew ards from his position. " You do not, in the presidency, see the immediate rew ards lil e you do in the classroom. You see a broader spectrum of success such as opening new doors and horizons for people. " While Dr. Owens ' job was important to him, his family also played a major role in his life. A member of a close family including his wife. Sue, and two sons. Brent and Kevin, Dr. Owens spent time participating in family group ac- tivities. " We have a lot of common interests, " said Dr. Owens. Some of their ventures included replanting orange trees, building a fence and restoring cars such as a 1931 Chevrolet and a 1955 Mercedes race car. " We ' ve taken on things that we really have no skills in knowing how to do, except to read and study and figure out how to make them work. That way we all make mis- takes together. " Moving to a rural environment required some adjustments for the entire family. Many conveniences such as accessibility to major air- ports were lost. However advantages such as cleaner air and more freedom for Kevin and Brent were gained. " The down-to-earth quality of the people here is a big plus, " said Mrs. Owens. As the family made changes to fit into the new lifestyle, they gave Dr. Owens the support he needed to take on the responsibilities of be- ing this university ' s eighth president. For Kevin and Brent it was a move to a ne w home, but for Mr. and Mrs. Owens it was a return to their original homes and alma mater. ABOVE: President and Mrs. Owens reminisce about their past life in Florida. LEFT; President Owens dis- cusses his antique cars with sons Kevin and Brent. FAR LEFT: Paper work is one of President Owens many daily tastes. PRESIDENT OWENS 69 Welcome back . . . ' 55 alumnus achieves presidency " Join with me, lend me your assistance; grant us the courage and wisdom; pray for the divine guidance of our Creator to swell the tide of our University and take it at the flood to its deserved fortune, " said Northwest Missouri State University ' s eighth president Dr. B. D. Owens as he concluded his inauguration speech. Dr. Owens ' Inauguration was marked by a week of memorable activities. The theme of the week was " The University ' s Heritage: Margin for Excellence, " and the activities followed the theme and emphasized the University ' s 72-year heritage. Focused on prominent NWMSU alum- ni and Northwest Missourians, the event brought to campus a wide array of local, state, regional and national experts to give the week a decided educational flavor. Inauguration week began when area churches participated in bell-ringing ceremonies at noon on Sunday, November 13. Condensed in the week were academic sym- posia, with national and regional authorities composing the several panels, dramatic productions, music concerts, art exhibits and banquets. Symposium speakers included Col. Harlan Sanders, founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken; Honorable Thomas F. Eagleton, U.S. Senator from Missouri; Dr. William Muse, special assis- tant executive deputy commissioner, U. S. Of- fice of Education, Washington D.C.; Dr. Arthur Mallory, Missouri Commissioner of Education; James C. Kirkpatrick, Secretary of State, state of Missouri; and Dr. J.D. Hammond, professor of finance and insurance at Pennsylvania State University. The week came to it ' s climax with the Inaugural ceremony on November 1 8 in Lamkin Gymnasium with the presentation by the Color Guard. Following the Color Guard was Lee Hageman carrying the University mace symbolizing authority in ecclesiatical and academic processions. The mace, designed and created especially for the Inauguration by Philip VanVoorst, Lee Hageman and Robert Sunkel of the art department, was made of walnut pewter, silver sheets and 14K gold strips. VanVoorst followed Hageman carrying the chain-of-office medallion. To open the ceremony, the University Symphonic Band performed the " Star Spangl- ed Banner " and the Reverend McDavid Fields, vicar of St. Paul ' s Episcopal Church delivered the invocation. Following the invocation was the introduction of the Board of Regents and the presentation of the Distinguished Service Awards, to Everett W. Brown, E. Thomas Coleman, Harding C. Cox, W.N.C. Dawson, James Kirkpatrick, Judge J. P. Morgan, William F. Phares, C.F. Russell, James L. Russell, and Garvin Williams. Concluding the Inaugural celebration was the official swearing-in ceremony. President Owens, 42, first alumnus to serve as president, took the oath of office from Missouri Supreme Court Judge J. P. Morgan and E.D. Geyer, president of the Board of Regents. The Chain of Office was then placed around President Owens ' neck. During his speech. Dr. Owens pointed out that change was occurring at Northwest Missouri State University and the institution ' s objectives and priorities will be further defined in the future. Following the Inaugural ceremony ap- proximately 500 people representing faculty, students, local businessmen, area politicians and retired faculty attended a luncheon in the Union Ballroom. While the Inaugural week paid homage to the past and present perhaps its most important aspect was to rededicate the University to the challenges of the future. 70 INAUGURATION V y. I LEFT: The President Chain-ot-Oftice, designed by Lee Hageman, Philips VanVoorst and Robert Sunkel, goes on display before the inauguration. BELOW: The Honorable J. P. Morgan swears in Dr. B.D. Owens as the new University president. ABOVE: The University Mace stands behind the podium as a symbol of the torch of learning, LEFT: Members of the Board of Regents pass the Chain- of-Office to Owens. FAR LEFT: Senate President Rex Gwinn addresses luncheon crowd. INAUGURATION 71 Board launches renovation plan Subjects of change, as well as routine matters, filled the agenda of each Board of Regents meeting. Changes concerning the installation of Presi- dent Owens and other administrative ad- justments were viewed favorably by the Board. E.D. Geyer, board president, said of Dr. Owens, " We are the board that selected him. He ' s our choice and we ' re eager to see him succeed. We ' re supportive of him and think he is doing a fine job. " Another key administrative change was the promotion of Dr. Mees from assistant provost to vice president of student development. " The decision to promote Dr. Mees was made in May 1977, " said Dr. Harold Poynter, board representative from Maryville. " The Board was in agreement and felt Dr. Mees would be capable in the position, " he con- tinued. Establishing a graduate center on the cam- pus of Missouri Western, in neighboring St. Joseph, Mo., was a step in promoting educational cooperation economically. Accor- ding to Dr. Poynter, the center appeared to be a good move. " We are anxious to be of service to higher education in Northwest Missouri, " he said. Despite efforts to thwart inflation, the board decided to increase housing fees to offset utility costs. Careful consideration went into the measure. " We are aware of the financial load that ob- taining a college education places on parents and students, " said Dr. Poynter. No other fee hikes were foreseen. Governor Teasdale ' s proposed budget cut for the university was somewhat of a disap- pointment. " We didn ' t want to have our budget cut, " said Geyer. " However, we realize the governor has lots of agencies to fund. Hopeful- ly, the cuts can be restored. Sometimes we have been successful in having cuts restored, " added the representative from Trenton, Mo. Dr. Poynter took a hopeful perspective, stating optimism concerning the final budget. " This kind of situation develops nearly every year, " he said. Far-reaching renovation plans such as im- proving and remodeling Lamkin Gym, repairing the roofs of the Fine Arts, Industrial Arts and Union buildings and acquiring more farm land were discussed. " We try to have renovation in progress constantly, " said Geyer. " Our present concern, completing the administration building, is awaiting further bids. " ABOVE: Board of Regents President E.D. Geyer listens to budget proposals as Monica Zirfas records the proceedings. RIGHT: University Presi- dent B.D. Owens contemplates Univer- sity policies. 72 BOARD OF REGENTS LEFT: Checking past Board reports, Welton Idecker reviews the financial status of the University. BELOW: Dr. Harold Poynter and Alfred McKemy consider a board decision. BOARD OF REGENTS: Don Henry, treas.; Monica Zirfas, sec, Welton Idecker. ED. Geyer, pres., Alfred McKemy. Mary Linn. Dr. Harold Poynter. John Dunlap. BOARD OF REGENTS 73 Bush, English, Hayes . . . Accept changes, plan for future DR. ROBERT BUSH Acting as overall chairman for the Inaugura- tion was only one responsibility Dr. Robert Bush, assistant to the president, faced during the year. Planning of the Inaugural week occupied much of Dr. Bush ' s time. " Hopefully out of the Inauguration came a new thrust for the Univer- sity, " said Dr. Bush. Routine was not a word associated with Dr. Bush ' s job. It was impossible to know all the responsibilities he would be given. The sudden resignation of the physical plant director resulted in Bush assuming the position until a replacement could be found. People were vital to the success of Dr. Bush ' s job. In addition to the " great group of people " he worked with. Bush ' s family provided him needed support. " I have a great family, otherwise, I wouldn ' t enjoy my job so much. " Dr. Bush felt one reason he received strong support was because his family was proud of the institution too. Even though Dr. Bush had to forfeit much of his leisure time to do a good job for the univer- sity, he was enthusiastic about his work. " It ' s a fantastic job. You get tired, you sleep well, but In the morning you ' re ready to go. " DR. GEORGE ENGLISH Planning the academic future of the Universi- ty was a major responsibility Dr. George English accepted when he filled the new posi- tion of vice president of academic affairs and dean of faculties. " Fundamentally the job was largely one of coordination and planning. A great deal was done in planning to find out where this institu- tion is going to be in five or six years, " said Dr. English. Dr. English also coordinated the instruction of the university, made personnel decisions on the academic level, authorized curriculum changes, and coordinated academics with other areas in the university. One of Dr. English ' s goals was improving the area of faculty development and curriculum. " The faculty needed assistance in using new teaching styles and approaching problems from different perspectives, " he said. One of the changes Dr. English planned was to broaden the curriculum. " There are areas this institution should get into in order to keep its horizons broad, " he said. " One of the things we ' re looking at closely is what ' s happening in the area of health education. Nursing education has been started here but we need to decide 74 ADMINISTRATION where we ' re going to go with it. " When Dr. English did find spare time, he pur- sued his hobbies. " I ' m a Civil War buff, " said Dr. English. " I ' m interested in the social and cultural problems in the south and north during the Civil War, military battles, foreign relations, just anything about the war. " He has pursued his interest in his travel and has visited two- thirds of the Civil War battlefields. DEAN PHIL HAYES Eight years in one place allows a person to see many changes.and Dean of Students Phil Hayes has seen more than his share. Hayes came to campus in the fall of 1970. During that time, the biggest change he has seen has been a relaxation of the Housing rules. " Hall government was rather sketchy when I got here, " he said, " now, we have an effective governmental body in IRC and students take a stronger hand in determining regulations. " Administrative structural changes such as ti- tle switches and duties in particular jobs and this year the arrival of the new president, have all added to the administrative shuffling Hayes has seen. In addition to serving as administrative head of the Health Center, the Union, Student Ac- tivities, and Harambee House, Hayes super- vised personnel files, coordinated the judicial conduct program and conducted exit inter- views with students withdrawing from college. When not busy with his myriad of job respon- sibilities, Hayes enjoys carpentry, traveling and supporting athletic programs. Hayes ' carpentry skill is seen in his renovating several older homes in the area and in the design and construction of Bobby Bear- cat ' s cage in the student union. " Carpentry is really a kind of therapy form, " said Hayes. " I find after I ' ve worked on something with my hands I ' m very relaxed. " Traveling is another form of relaxation for Hayes ' family, and occasionally they take ad- vantage of programs offered by the University. In 1975, they went to Mexico with a University tour and added that to the 48 of the 50 states, Canada and eleven European countries they have toured. In addition to being an avid Bearcat sup- porter, Hayes has co-directed the Girls ' State Softball tournament held in Maryville the last two years, and helped the Maryville Boosters ' Athletic Club organize busses to away ballgames. -( I BELOW: Dean of Students Phil Hayes keeps busy handling the administrative responsibilities of worl ing with students. BOTTOM: Pondering decisions on new curriculum develop- ment, is part of Dr. George English ' s new Job. LEFT: Inaugural activities are being planned by Dr. Robert Bush. ADMINISTRATION 75 Jl ' V.-vsff . BELOW: In charge of coordinating stu- dent activities, Dr. John Paul Mees spends a great deal of time in meetings or with follow-up paper work to create better student programs. RIGHT: Dr. Leon Miller heads the graduate program from his busy office. BOTTOIVI: Treasurer Don Henry pauses from his busy day. 76 ADMINISTRATORS Mees, Miller, Henry . . . Their labor helps student DONALD HENRY Since the time he attended this institution In 1949, Donald Henry, treasurer, said the biggest change was the increased freedom students are allowed today. " There was more structure in 1949, " said Henry, " and student attitudes are more relaxed now. " Henry ' s duties as treasurer included the University farm, overseeing data processing, personnel, external reports and accounting, the bookstore, security, payroll, cashiering and purchasing, and preparing the annual budget report. Relaxed and leaning back In his chair, he agreed his duties had increased over his previous position as business manager. But he enjoyed working for the students in his new responsibilities. " Our number one priority is to continually Im- prove the quality of service to the students, " he said. Henry cited housing as an area needing improvement. " We would like to provide ser- vices in the dorms to make them more desirable to students. The school has a respon- sibility to maintain the dorms with the lifestyle the students want. " The University was more than just a job for Henry. It was a part of his way of life and his family shared his interest. He and his wife, Marilynn, met while attending here and all three of their children have pursued degrees at NWMSU. DR. JOHN PAUL MEES Working together was the key Dr. John Mees, vice-president for student development, used to open communication lines between students and his staff. " I wanted the staff to develop a feeling of partnership when working with the students, " Dr. Mees said. Although he had been with the University for seven years, this was Dr. Mees ' first year to work in the newly-created position involving student development. The position was developed because of newly-selected presi- dent Dr. B.D. Owens ' concept of student development on campus. " Many conferences were held between myself and Dr. Owens, " said Mees. " As a result of the conferences, the position was molded and developed until we arrived at the position I hold. " Dr. Mees was involved with a variety of duties focusing on student development. " My basic responsibility was to supervise, coordinate and offer leadership for all areas that provided stu- dent development, " he said. Those areas in- cluded the registrar, admissions, financial aids, placement, counseling, health services, in- tramurals. Union Board, food service, text books, and student housing. One tangible change Mees was involved in was the relocation of the financial aids, registrar, placement and career planning of- fices to the second floor of the Administration Building to provide easy access and organized flow of communication for students. After a day filled with several campus ac- tivities. Dr. Mees did not have much free time on his hands. There ' s little time left for me and the family and for my own personal development. " said Dr. Mees. His family con- sisted of his wife, two daughters, and his English sheepdog. Even though his extra time was limited. Dr. Mees enjoys spending time with his family. He tried to involve his family with University- related activities so they could spend more time together. " I feel it ' s an important part of their growing up to be around people. " DR. LEON MILLER Providing graduate courses to meet student needs was stressed by Dr. Leon Miller, dean of graduate studies. " We ' re in a unique position because the closest graduate school is 100 miles away. We have to study the kinds of programs accessible to students in the area and meet their needs, " said Dr. Miller. To keep up with changing needs. Dr. Miller made continuous changes in his program. " We phased out some programs because the need wasn ' t there, " said Dr. Miller, " and we combined and consolidated others to better meet the demands of the students. " Although Dr. Miller spent most of his time working, he found time to spend with his family. " Any administrator has problems finding as much time as he would like for personal ac- tivities, but I don ' t feel my family has been slighted, " said Dr. Miller. " We try to do special things together. " When he did have spare time. Dr. Miller en- joyed fishing, gardening, playing bridge and sports of all kinds. ADMINISTRATORS 77 78 LIBRARY SCIENCE ■■ mmmmm FAR LEFT: Library science majors learn to organize books. LEFT: Lear- ning to use the reference part of the library is a big part of the library department. BELOW: Students take notes from James Johnson ' s lectures. r ■» " Not just the old numbers game Librarian: the word usually brought to mind an innage of a tiny, bespectled spinster with a finger perennially to her lips. With this in mind, the Library Science department changed their image, and stressed skills that would be helpful in working with people. Students learned story- telling skills, gave reviews, selected children ' s literature and constructed displays. To improve teaching facilities, the depart- ment moved to Horace Mann. The move enabl- ed an emphasis to be placed on teaching and learning. Fifty students, an increase over last year ' s enrollment, participated in on-the-job experiences with elementary children, and their instructors. Senior Roberta Campbell noted a change in story telling class. " Students were permitted to observe and join in on each Friday ' s tales for primary children, " she said. The students performed stories in the Horace Mann Library, and it provided a more realistic atmosphere. The move also benefited students in the practical aspects. " The library science depart- ment had a paperback collection that kids checked out, and so we gained experience from that, " said senior Cindy Petersen. " There were also more audio visual aids available, " she said. Classroom experience was important as the possibility of computer science became a part of library science. James Johnson, department chairman, believed computers wouldn ' t com- pletely replace books, but would be useful in storing data. LIBRARY SCIENCE 79 BELOW: A physical education student works to improve her tennis sl ilis. RiGHT: Members of the golf class prac- tice their drives. BELOW RIGHT: A bulls-eye is the goal for this amateur archer. IrV- 80 PHYSICAL EDUCATION !! ' Sweating it out— not always fun Misconceptions in the past have led students to believe that classes in the physical education department were all fun and games. However, the men and women majoring in physical education found out differently when enrolled in Kinesiology, Anatomy and Physiology. When students headed for their classes in the women ' s physical education department, they saw new faces in Martindale Gym. Laurie Meyers replaced Dr. Glenda Guilliams as track and cross country coach. Pam Stanek took over responsibilities of coaching Bearkitten volleyball and tennis. The department also added a teaching assis- tant to their staff, Barbara Schendel, a certified athletic trainer. Schendel filled her day with a variety of duties. " I taught two tennis classes in the fall and spring and worked with all of the women ' s athletic teams, " said Schendel. " I also am attending school to obtain my masters degree in counseling and guidance. " According to Barbara Bernard, chairperson of the Department of Physical Education for Women, curriculum changes were discussed in the fall. " We want the students to have a little more chance to choose the courses they want to take, " said Bernard. This would give 125 women physical education majors a chance for a more individualized program. Bernard also said that there are plans to up- date the courses offered to non-physical education majors who need to fulfill their activi- ty requirements. " We want to help the college students gain skills so they ' ll be able to par- ticipate in and enjoy sports when they get out of school. " Renae Denton, a junior home economics major, agreed that she benefits from the activity classes. " My activity classes have improved my all-around athletic skills and have given me a chance to meet people who have different ma- jors, " said Denton. In the men ' s department, there was an in- crease in the number of physical education majors. " Class enrollment in the department was up a little from last year, " said Dr. Burton Richey, Chairman of the Men ' s Physical Educa- tion Department. There were 158 majors and 110 minors in the men ' s department. A new faculty member was added to the staff, Richard Alsup. He assumed the duties as head cross country coach and assistant track coach. Dr. Earl Baker was assigned full-time duties concerning the area of recreation. He became the adviser for the recreation majors and accepted more responsibility with the recrea- tion classes. In the fall, the university requested $1,295,- 000 for renovation of Lamkin Gym. " We are in hopes of getting a new pool so we can expand our aquatic program, " said Dr. Richey. Richey added that the key to success for his department has been the " willingness of the faculty and staff to work for the students and their concern for student welfare. " ABOVE: Students work out in the weight room to build and tone their muscles. LEFT: Students encounterjhe uniqueness of a cultural sport, fencing. PHYSICAL EDUCATION 81 Experience . . . the key to teaching Education was one of the largest departments on campus with elementary education having the largest enrollment. Elementary graduates averaged 95-100 for the past years. Realizing that experience is an important part of education, the elementary education department gave students practical ex- perience. Beginners in the program worked one hour or more a week for one block in Horace Mann grade school classrooms. They combined theory with practice and stayed in- volved in classrooms throughout the program up to their final learning experience of student teaching. Judy Kirby, an elementary education major with a special education specialization said " It ' s really good that we had opportunities to work with the children first hand although I don ' t think you ever get enough experience until you actually get out and teach. " Chris Hagedorn, junior physical education major who is working toward an elementary and secondary education teaching degree, said " I think both departments are really quite good. They prepare you to go out and teach by offer- ing a lot of practical experience and discussing problems. " Secondary and elementary departments worked to offer more special education courses. It was a requirement for education majors to take an introduction to special education class. Students in the area of special education were urged to volunteer at the Sheltered Workshop in Maryville and Camp Woodland, a summer camp for the han- dicapped near Albany. Kirby commented about the special educa- tion program. " I ' d like to see more in-depth projects. It seems we just scratched the top. I ' d like to see major and or minor special educa- tion degrees offered. " Another elementary education major with a special education specialization, Cheri Coenen also would have liked to work more with the retarded and learning disability students. She added that she especially found field trips to be a valuable learning experience. Some trips she went on were to the State Hospital in Glenwood, Iowa, Rose Kennedy School in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Area 13 in Treynor, Iowa. " Some of the things they talked about, we had talked about in classes. When we went on these field trips, it made me realize that they really were teaching us something we could use, " said Coenen. Another field trip she attended was to the Diagnostic Clinic and grade school in Albany. " We talked to a Learning Disabilities teacher and he really gave us some valuable information and used tests we ' d been talking about in class, " she said. According to Dean Savage, elementary education chairman, finding a job after gradua- tion was " not as tough as it used to be. " The elementary education department placed near- ly all of its graduates who wanted jobs. " Horace Mann is one reason our placement is so high, " he said. The high placement percentages for the department divisions may have been due to the abundance of teachers in recent years that dis- couraged people from going into teaching, so that now a shortage has developed, said Dr. Roger Epiey, secondary education chairman. It was inevitable that some education majors found out too late that they didn ' t want to teach. National statistics reported that 49-50 percent of accredited teachers left teaching in two years. But the teaching credentials were still useful in other jobs, said EpIey. He added that there was a " broader potential for the secon- dary education person because of the concen- tration in the area. " EpIey also said, " This university has ceased to be a single-faceted institution but the educa- tion departments haven ' t stopped producing excellent teachers. " 82 EDUCATION ' ' ' li Mr ' ' ABOVE: Flip charts help first graders learn to read at Horace Mann. LEFT: Marlene Mosher and Gary May demonstrate how to use the puppet stage. FAR LEFT: Visual aids prove beneficial to secondary educa- tion majors, as Dr. George Quier ' s class watches a recent taping. ABOVE LEFT: Secondary education student Duane Thies concentrates on Dr. Bill Hinckley ' s test. ABOVE RIGHT: First graders enjoy a puppet show with stu- dent teacher Sue Erickson. EDUCATION 83 84 BUSINESS ECONOMICS ABOVE; Understanding a lecture usually requires complete concentra- tion to the instructor. TOP: Business majors venture into finite math problems with Terry Renneck. RIGHT: Michael Lamb uses diagrams to further explain interest rate curves to Security Analysis and Portfolio Management students. ABOVE RIGHT: Charles Hawkins goes over a problem with Elaine Nees, sophomore. Business draws student interest Business and economics has been a popular field of study on campus because of the future job possibilities in this area. " Business is a pop- ular course throughout the nation, " said Dr. Elwyn Devore, department chairman. " People are interested in getting into an area in which they can get jobs and there are more jobs in business than in anything else. " The business department had the largest enrollment on campus. There were 1100 to 1200 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the department with only about ten percent of the enrollment involved in teacher education. One of the growing areas in business was Health Services Administration, so the depart- ment was working to establish a comprehen- sive major in that area. " We have proposed a Health Administration Program, " said Dr. Devore. " We have investigated through an oc- cupational study that health will probably be the biggest growth area and the area for health ad- ministrators will be tremendous. This is not for hospitals as much as it will be for nursing homes and health care centers. " Another way the department has expanded was by the addition of a Master of Business Ad- ministration degree which can be acquired by attending classes on weekends for 27 months. Responses have been positive toward the program. " It really helped going to classes on weekends because I can apply It to the organization I work for, " said Rusty Hamilton, a farm consultant who is currently enrolled in the weekend program. Hamilton cited one problem with his studies. " Working full-time, I didn ' t feel like I could spend enough time with class work. " The department has also added two new classes. Word Processing and Advanced In- come Tax, to update the areas of study available. Randy Hillabolt, a business major, felt there was a good variety of classes offered for the students. " They have a good selection of classes but too many of them overlap, " said Hillabolt. Devore felt one of the areas they expanded to keep the department up to date was the ad- dition of new equipment. " We added a memory typewriter and we ' re in the process of purchas- ing new calculating equipment and word processing equipment. " said Dr. Devore. " We ' re well equipped in this department. We have almost all the equipment you would find anywhere. " Sheryl Stephens, a business major, agreed that there was a variety of equipment available but felt " they need to be more up-to-date in their equipment. " Overall there has been a positive reaction from the business students. Teresa Biggerstaff said, " It ' s pretty well organized and it ' s a good program. I like it real well. " Judie Frazie, a senior Office Administration and Education major, agreed that the depart- ment offered a good program. " I think part of the reason freshmen come here is that the Business Department has a reputation for be- ing good. " ABOVE: Virabhai Kharadia lectures on problems in predicting the economy. BUSINESS ECONOMICS 85 BELOW: Learning to cook, Pat Flattery tastes a prepared dish. RiGHT: Student nurses learn about the bones of the body " first hand. " 86 PRACTICAL ARTS A man ' s place is in tine kitchen It ' s not a man ' s world any more. Women ' s liberation brought a sharing of tasks instead of a complete reversal of roles. This has, in a sense, liberated men to enter into secretarial jobs, nursing, and home economics. Mrs. Lenora Stanton, director of nursing, believes men have a lot to offer in the field of rehabilitation therapy. " Women tend to be overly sympathetic; men take a firm hand and keep the patient working, despite discomfort, " stated Stanton. She went on to say that no males were enrolled this year, but four had graduated in the past nine years. " The female students respected these individuals, " she reiterated. Dave Williams received a different reception than the male nurses. Williams, a seven-year veteran of the military, held a government post while earning a degree in office administration. Being surrounded with female classmates put him ill at ease. He felt cramped working in close quarters, sensing an aire of competition. " Girls often inquired about my ability to type over 100 words per minute, " he commented. While Williams essentially believes in equali- ty of the sexes, he also holds the opinion that some places aren ' t suitable for women. " There are some instances where it might not be feasi- ble for a female to accompany her boss; but, a male would have no difficulty, " Williams conjec- tured. He recommended his field to other men saying that " Tremendous chances exist if you have much perseverance. " Gai O ' Dell, who was employed by a former male secretary, spoke favorably of her job. " My employer ' s efficiency made me work harder and I learned to be a better secretary, " she commented. Men enrolled in home economics to better understand domestic life. One man, taking food preparation, pursued a chef ' s career. After taking " Family Relations, " Glenda Helm recommended the class to her husband, Larry. " In the course, we discussed all types of human relationships. " she said. " The instructor viewed marriage realistically, especially the question of having children, " Helm summarized. Glenda plans on operating a nursery school. She would not mind having a male work with her because, " Young children need com- passionate father figures as well as mother figures. Male workers in day-care centers and nursery schools could reduce the authoritarian stereotype children often develop toward men. " Many men continued the pattern of entering formerly feminine occupations. Apparently, open-minded women didn ' t seem to object. They applauded the change as progress. ■1:%- . FAR LEFT: Before laying out her material, Glenda Helm presses out the wrinkles. LEFT: Secretaries realize the importance of typing as a skill. ABOVE: Adding machines become increasingly significant to the world of business. PRACTICAL ARTS 87 »- ' E « ABOVE: Students increase their vocabulary by gaining experience ttirough the writing sl ills center. ABOVE RIGHT: Rose Wallace explains to Bob Hammond the fundamentals of grammar. RIGHT: Dr. Patt Van Dyke and Richard Faoye review future assignments. 88 ENGLISH FOREIGN LANGUAGE Understanding— goal of language Effective communication was the common goal shared by both the English and Foreign Language Departments. The Language arts programs improved language skills and helped individuals learn about themselves and the human experience. Since most students could not graduate without taking an English course, Dr. Carroll Fry, chairman of the department, said that much of the work of the English Department went into preparing courses for the non-major. Students enrolled in English 111 took a pre- test in September, and were referred to the Writing Skills Center if their score indicated they needed additional work. " Step One, " a new program instigated in the Developmental English classes by Dr. Fry and Rose Ann Wallace, was designed to per- sonalize the teaching of English 111. " We wanted to write a textbook that would help students identify with this university, " said Wallace. " Most freshmen feel lost when they first come to college, so we designed a book to try to help them learn to be happier by dealing with things that bother or interest them. " A 36-hour journalism degree was also offered under the English Department. " Our ul- timate goal is to create as realistic an at- mosphere as possible and prepare our students for what they might expect out in the professional world, " said Linda Smith, jour- nalism instructor. I Realistic atmosphere was created through lab classes and student-operated publications, the NORTHWEST MISSOURIAN newspaper and the TOWER yearbook. Barb Guhike, a junior journalism major said, " One of the strong aspects of the program is that you get a lot of practical experience and also get involved in just about every phase of newspaper production. " While the English Department improved language skills, the Foreign Language Depart- ment emphasized the study of several different languages and cultural differences. Serving in his first year as chairman of the Foreign Language Department, Dr. Charles Slattery said, " We hope to appeal to the Liberal Arts students as well as others who wish to look at a culture different from their own. " Besides the existing B.S. and B.A. major and minor undergraduate degrees in Spanish, French and German, several new programs were introduced. The business department and the foreign language department offered bi- lingual secretary and international marketing programs. An international studies program was also offered due to the cooperation of several departments. Wendy Smith, a junior foreign language ma- jor said she liked the program. " It is very ver- satile because it is small. The teachers are a lovely group of people and it ' s easy to arrange schedules. " ABOVE: Foreign language classes allow audio lab sessions. LEFT: Paul Jones discusses the do ' s and don ' t ' s of a term paper. ENGLISH FOREIGN LANGUAGE 89 New classes bring new students " Life is more pleasurable when you un- derstand, " said Dr. Mallory, geology instructor. This year ' s science curriculum reflected a pattern of change which included new subject areas for non-science majors. A new organic chemistry course was added for home economics and agricultural majors. A program about digital electronics was emphasized in the physics department for computer science students. The combined physical science and science education departments offered a summer course on space exploration designed to update elementary and secondary instruc- tors. Physics instructor, Dr. Jim Smeltzer used space materials and speakers from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Houston. Smeltzer kept in touch with NASA and attended educators ' conferences conducted by the organization. He also met personnel from the Voyager and Viking space missions. The NASA materials used were es- pecially helpful in Smeltzer ' s astronomy classes. The astronomy classes were taken by many non-majors, as students seemed to enjoy star gazing despite the occasional 4 a.m. lab time. " It ' s awfully early, but this way I can view the stars and planets instead of just looking at them in a book, " said Roberta NatonI, business ad- ministration major. Changes of scenery highlighted the year for geology students. Beginning classes took a field trip in October to analyze topographical features, sketched their origin and picked up rock and mineral samples from area towns. The trip ' s climax was studying the unique bedrock foundations in Kansas City ' s Crown Center. Some students abandoned the group at- mosphere of classrooms and class field trips and took on individual studies or projects. One such student was Glen Scheer, a senior physics and computer science major. He discovered something that changed his knowledge of light. Scheer built a nitrogen lasar, an instrument which produces ultraviolet light and light in- terference patterns. " The lasar was a machine shop and physics problem to build, but was a real value in chemistry, " he said. Another of Scheer ' s inventions was a com- puter generated hologram. The pattern producing hologram gave students an un- derstanding of lightwaves and optics that set a trend in teaching theories of light. Scheer felt that all students should take physics as a general education course. " I ' d recommend it because it would help students understand nature ' s principles. " 90 SCIENCES FAR LEFT: Beakers and test tubes sit idle until ttie next chemistry lab. CENTER: Science students examine the formation and structure of bones. LEFT: The structure of the skull is a very complex structure as this diagram indicates. ABOVE: Lab assistant Mike Barnes reads the temperature. LEFT: Scott Hompland finds new angles in science lab. SCIENCES 91 RIGHT: Students have a chance to ex- press their own views about a variety ot subjects. FAR RIGHT: A larger variety of offered classes encourages students to branch out in areas of their own in- terests. BELOW RIGHT: History becomes an interesting subject for many of Roger Gorley ' s students. BELOW: Note-taking seems to be an important part of all university classes. 92 SOCIAL SCIENCES 1 H ' : BELOW: Dr. Homer LeMar captures the attention of Psychology Club members. Course expansions broaden programs Varying experiences played a nnajor role in preparing social science students for their degrees. Among the many areas which formed the Social Science Department were Geography, Political Science. Sociology-Anthropology, Humanities-Philosophy. Psychology and History. They offered basic courses as core requirements and then allowed students to ex- pand interests by enrolling in other courses that appealed to them. Taking advantage of the wide offerings was senior Renaldo Nizzi. " You learned a lot more. It got tiring to just study one subject. " While this flexability worked well for some, senior Lisa Scott felt more required courses were needed. " In some cases you don ' t have enough background in areas you might have to teach. " she said. The department unified their efforts for the hosting of the Collegiate History Conference. Faculty members played a major role in plan- ning the event, but students were asked to par- ticipate once the conference started. " We used students during the conference for registration, guiding and general help as well as inviting them to attend the sessions, " said Dr. John Harr, History Department chairman. SOCIAL SCIENCES 93 BELOW: Calculating angles is an in- tricate part of mechanical drafting. BOTTOM: Agriculture students listen as tfie instructor explains the anatomy of a pig. BELOW RIGHT: Foundry, the art of casting metal, enables this stu- dent to form a monkey figure. LEFT: An industrial arts student works on a project in his powers and fluids class. BELOW: Classes in automobile mechanics allow students first-hand experience with cars. r Trends confront changing times Vocational trends of the times have affected two departments, agriculture and industrial arts. Recent years evidenced a renewed in- terest in agriculture. " About 40 percent of our graduates are going back to the farm, " said Dr. John Beeks, agriculture department chair- man, " In the sixties, only five to ten percent were returning. " Agriculture classes involved both research and study outside the classroom. All college farms were open for field trips. Marketing students visited terminal markets for grain and stockyards and livestock evaluation classes participated in intercollegiate judging competi- tion. The department also hosted a National Evaluation Conference in April that attracted students from California to New York. Expanded facilities added to the variety of classes and the amount of students accom- modated. The University gained a 155-acre farm adjoining the north farm. An agriculture mechanics laboratory was also added. Industrial arts students also aimed for specialized areas. More students were involved in two-year programs, according to former department chairman, Peter Jackson. A proposal was negotiated to offer an Associate in Applied Science degree for work in the two-year programs. " Since we offer four combinations in this program, it is almost like choosing a ma- jor, " said Dr. Jackson. Certification as a techni- cian was more appealing to some students than a four-year degree. The industrial arts faculty participated in the inaugural symposium and worked with the Maryville Industrial Council to aid the com- munity. Bruce Parmalee, electronics instructor, attended a seminar on micro-processors at which he obtained a KIM-1 processor. " Micro- processors are programmed circuits which could revolutionize industry, " said Parmelee. Plans for the electronics lab allow students to use integrated circuits. " This is the going form of electronics of today, " said Steve Powell, an electronics student involved in lab renovation. " The lab must be up-dated frequently in order to keep students prepared for jobs in today ' s electronics field, " he said. Dr. Jackson, who headed the department for 18 years, retired in January to accept the posi- tion of Associate Dean of Faculty. INDUSTRIAL ARTS AGRICULTURE 95 Speech, fine arts broaden horizons New classes offered students a chance to broaden their creative talents through the Fine Arts Department. A new weaving class was offered by the Art Departnnent. " It was pretty popular when it was first offered, " explained Dr. Philip VanVoorst. Two additional minors in ceramics and jewelry and metal smithing were added too. " The minors were very open-ended and a lot of peo- ple have been picking them up, " said VanVoorst. A short weaving course was also offered last summer. The department had to purchase ad- ditional looms due to the wide interest in the course. No regular courses were offered during the summer. Instead, short courses were offered such as Pewter and Weaving. " The short courses perform a greater service to the area, " said VanVoorst. The Art Department presented a display on the making of the University Mace by Donald Yates, Philip VanVoorst and Lee Hageman. The mace was 42 inches long and weighed 20 pounds. It was made from a combination of modern pewter, gold and silver. The Speech and Theater Department widen- ed their program through the uses of various studies and new offices. The Speech Depart- ment moved to the fourth floor of the ad- ministration Building allowing the broadcast curriculum to expand and remodel. Remodel- ing of the radio and television station increased speech equipment and its availability. In addi- tion, an estimated sixty-thousand dollars worth of speech pathology equipment was ap- propriated. The renovation of the Administration Building presented few problems. " It only messed us up as far as costumes were con- cerned, " said Mr. David Shestak, drama in- structor. The costumes were previously housed on the fourth floor. " We went from three rooms of costumes to one room. " Headed by Dr. Harold Jackson, Northwest ' s musicians displayed their talents. The Bearcat Marching Band, directed by Ernest Woodruff with the assistance of Dick Bateman, per- formed in new uniforms at the fourth playoff game of the Kansas City Royals. The concert band played the processional and recessional at the Inauguration and the chorale did a special number. Both groups joined together in a joint effort for " Song of Democracy. " 96 FINE ARTS { LEFT: " Getting it off her chest " in Speech 101. Karen Setter releases her anxieties about speaking from a notecard. BELOW: Beth Bal er shapes her bracelet in silversmithing class. ABOVE: Music students spend many hours in Fine Art ' s practice rooms. FAR LEFT: An art student creates a design using chalk crayons. LEFT: After shap- ing a copper wire through firing, a stu- dent prepares to paint her construc- tion. FINE ARTS 97 Unity was the game plan for the athletic teams. Bearcats and ' Kittens stood united against opposing teams and did their best to keep the spirit of victory alive and kicking. Although losses occurred, the athletes did their best whether playing a team sport or individual action. Students joined together to support their favorite sport and cheer fellow classmates on. A solid line of support became a strong defen- sive action as the student body shared one common goal for an afternoon or evening at least. Team members trained hard and disciplined themselves throughout the year to attain vic- tory. A new basketball coach added a different approach to the game and team work was the name of the game. Each member of a team became a part of a solid unit. Individual superstars remained at a minimum as everybody who played was a star. 98 SPORTS SPORTS 99 Title slips by ' Cats in last series Leaders in the Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association race throughout the spr- ing, the Bearcats had what seenned to be a third conference baseball crown in the past five years slip through their fingers in the last series of the season. The ' Cats, who finished league play at 10-3 and 20-16 overall, dropped one game of a Saturday doubleheader to Northeast Missouri State and along with that loss went the con- ference title. However, rain probably hurt the team more than anything, as five conference games had to be cancelled. Along with the rain, Coach Jim Wasem said " inconsistency had to be one of the biggest dis- appointments of the season, " adding that his team " played exciting baseball most of the year. " For the second-place Bearcats, eight players hit .300 or better and for the first time in NWMSU diamond history, two ' Cats surpassed the .400 figure. Outfielder Dennis Webb, who signed a pro contract with the Kansas City Royals after the season ' s end, came away with his second successive MIAA hitting crown and produced a .487 mark. Joining Webb in the .400 club was the first baseman Steve Frailey, who hit .412. Mark Miller, an outstanding pitcher for the team in two seasons here, also entered the pro ranks at season ' s end, signing with the Califor- nia Angels. Coach Wasem also praised freshman catcher Bill Sobbe, a .393 hitter named the " MIAA Rookie of the Year, " and All-American; seniors Keith Andrews, Art Albin and Bob Peterson; and underclassmen Mark Vansickle and Tom Franke, were also recipients of praise. II III] nm li III) iii i II II.- ' m 100 VARSITY BASEBALL RIGHT: Freshman shortstop Gary Gaetti rounds third on his way to home. ABOVE: BASEBALL TEAM. FRONT ROW: Gary Shirley, Bob Peterson, Marty Albertson, Bill Sobbe, Dennis Webb, Gary Gaetti, Steve Frailey, Mike McPherson, Keith Andrews, Billy Bar- ton. BACK ROW: John Hood, Gary Evans, Phil Janssen, Tim Presko, David Pfeiffer, David Hanson, Steve Mapel, Jed Hannel, Mark Miller, Tom Franke, Art Albin, Ben Westman, Ken Schrelber, Coach Jim Wasem. 1977 Baseball Results 3 3 1 3 2 L? 5 ) ' 56 6 6 6 4 6 4 7 11 William Carey College 5 William Carey College 5 Southern Mississippi 6 Southern Mississippi 2 Alcorn State 6 Alcorn State 2 Jackson State 5 Jackson State 4 Mississippi State 9 Mississippi College 5 Missouri Southern 3 Missouri Southern 12 Midland Lutheran 3 Midland Lutheran Southeast Mo. State 1 Augsburg 1 Southeast Mo. State 1 Southeast Mo. State 4 Augsburg 1 4 11 3 4 12 2 2 4 1 4 16 6 10 4 1 Augsburg Wm. Jewell Wm. Jewell Bemidji State Bemidji State University of Mo. at Columbia University of Mo. at Columbia Central Mo. State Central Mo. State Central Mo. State Rolla Rolla Lincoln Lincoln Lincoln Northeast Mo. State Northeast Mo. State 5 8 4 3 3 13 7 6 6 2 4 2 11 3 2 LEFT: Coach Jim Wasem concentrates on the Bearcats ' pitching strategy. BELOW: Steve Frailey connects for another base hit. BELOW LEFT: Drafted by the California Angels, senior southpaw t ark Miller releases a curve. Second in MIAA VARSITY BASEBALL 101 RIGHT: A Bearkitten is out at first. ABOVE: A player barely mal es it safe at third. TOP: Trish Van Oosbree hits the ball to centerfield. ABOVE RIGHT: Dianne Withrow grits her teeth as she smashes the ball. 102 WOMEN ' S SOFTBALL i vfc K. " 4 ' m f ■A V ' . Unity helps Kittens beat tlie .500 mark Playing what Coach John Poulson called " the most competitive schedule we ' ve ever played, " the 1977 Bearkitten softballers ended their season with a 19-15 overall record. Although the 15-game loss total was the highest in school history, the Kitten diamond crew did knock off the likes of Kansas, Tarkio and Nebraska-Omaha, all AIAW state cham- pions, during the regular season. MAIAW state competition was held in Maryville in late April. Entering the tournament as a fourth-place favorite, the Bearkittens mov- ed up a notch to take the third-place trophy. A victory over the number-one seeded team, Southwest Missouri State, highlighted the tour- nament for the green-and-white. Coach Poulson expressed pleasure with his team ' s performance at the tournament ' s end, explain- ing, " I can ' t complain about the way the girls performed. They ' re just a great bunch of gals. " Junior shortstop Mary McCord was the team ' s leading hitter at .306, on a team that hit .246. Dianne Withrow, junior leftfielder, moved into the .300 circle (.302), on the season ' s final day. Injuries and illnesses forced a lot of switches for a team that didn ' t struggle to the .500 mark until its 18th game and didn ' t stay over the break-even hump for good until its 21st. Junior Janet Cooksey, looked upon as a mainstay at first base and in the outfield, missed everything between the first and last game with a finger in- jury. The catching was whittled down to senior Trish VanOosbree after April 16, when first, junior Patsy Lipira and then, freshman Teresa Beeler, were sidelined for the remainder of the season. Newcomers Nancy Coughlin, freshman, and Connie McManus, sophomore, gained valuable playing time. individual performances noted by Poulson included the play of McCord, and the perfor- mance of his pitching staff, which included Cin- dy Williams, Sheryl Wurster and Arlene Gruebel. Summing up the season, Beeler commented that she thought the ' Kittens had an " average season. Our strong points were our closeness as a team and a strong infield. " A highlight of the season, according to Beeler, was when the team beat UNO. ABOVE: Sheryl Wurster lets one slide by. WOMEN ' S SOFTBALL 103 m •Je, BELOW: Webb returns to his dorm room, sporting an official Royals jacket. RIGHT: After his classes, Miller keeps in shape by daily workouts. RIGHT: Miller shows his pitching form that helped him win the draft from the California Angels. CENTER RIGHT: Miller takes time out from practice to study. FAR RIGHT: Webb enjoys prac- ticing his throws between classes. 104 MILLER WEBB Majors draft former ' Cat players n Two former NWMSU baseball players com- pleted a summer of training with farm clubs of professional baseball teams last summer, and, if the next couple of summers go as well as the past one. it may not be too long before those names will be making the box scores from ma- jor league games. Dennis Webb, a MIAA first-team pick twice during his two-year stint with the Bearcats, was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 17th round of the free-agent draft conducted last June. He played with the Sarasota Royals in the Gulf Coast League. Mark Miller, a former hurler for the ' Cats, was picked in the same draft, in the 22nd round, by the California Angels. He was assigned to the Idaho Falls Angels of the Pioneer League. For Webb, a two-time MIAA batting cham- pion in as many seasons, the summer was another for batting titles. He took the Gulf Coast League title, hitting at .374 and also led the league in hits with 73. Webb noted that he was fairly pleased with his hitting success, but com- mented, " I wanted to hit .400, but I went through a hitting slump and was for 16 at one time. During his two-year stint at NWMSU, Webb was an outfielder (alternating between left and center), but now he has been moved to the se- cond base position because " there ' s a better chance to move up in the organization at se- cond. The Royals are loaded with talent in the outfield, but they ' re kind of weak at second base, " noted the 6-0, 175 pound, left-handed- hitting guy. He likes the second base position but he said that the position requires " more concentration. " The physical education major reported in March to the Royals spring training camp in Sarasota. Miller, like Webb, also had a good initial season. Throughout the season. Miller pitched 15 times and started 13 games. " My record was only 2-2. but I had four other games I pitched where the manager didn ' t let anyone pitch over six or seven innings because he didn ' t want to hurt anyone ' s arm in their first year. I ' d leave games in the sixth or seventh inning with a 6-2 lead or with a three-or-four-run lead, and the relievers would come in and either lose or let the games get tied up. I could ' ve been 6-2 just as easy, " Miller explained. Miller said that he has " slightly " changed his pitching style since signing with the Angels. " I ' m throwing harder now because I smoothed out my motion some, " mentioned Miller, adding that he had improved his curve ball " about 100 percent. " He noted that the plays used in professional baseball are " basically the same, but the hitters are much more aggressive and so are the base runners. " Miller, who pitched 67 strikeouts in 47 in- nings during the summer, reported that he was pleased with the way everything went during his first season, and added that he " learned an aw- ful lot. " Spring ball also started for Miller in March when he reported to Holtville, Calif, for three- and-one-half weeks. After his training there, he was to be assigned to the Midwest or the Texas Leagues. Both Miller and Webb agreed they wouldn ' t mind considering baseball as a career. Miller liked what he had seen of professional baseball and Webb summed it up with " You ' re doing something you love to do and it really isn ' t work at all. " MILLER WEBB 105 I Thinclads race at record pace School records fell in almost every event when the 77 Bearkittens hit the track. Even though ten previous award winners didn ' t return to the team, the ' Kittens were able to post a record-setting season. " We had a lot of quality and not much quan- tity, " said Head Track Coach Dr. Glenda Guilliams, and proving this was something that came easily for the Bearkittens. In the team ' s first appearance of the indoor season at CMSU, senior Ann Kimm and junior Linda Martens broke two school records. Kimm ' s time in the two-mile was 22.6 seconds faster than the previous school mark, and Martens topped her record in the high jump by three inches. Kimm led the team throughout the season by posting first place finishes in nearly every meet. Guilliams felt the team improved over the course of the season. " Most of the reason the kids didn ' t do well at the beginning of the season is because I paced them to do better toward the end, " commented the coach. The ' Kittens definitely did their best toward the end of the season. Ann Kimm even qualified for the AIAW National Track and Field Cham- pionships at UCLA, where she turned in a 12th place finish. Competition also ran high in men ' s track and field as Vernon Darling qualified for the NCAA Division II competition after winning the 3,000- meter steeplechase in MIAA conference action. Bob Kelchner set a school record in the 1,000-yard run, Steve Scanlon put his name in the record book with a 50 ' 6 " heave in the shot put, and Dave Winslow established a new stan- dard in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 33:52.8. Pole vaulters Bill Wohlleber, Ron Hennessey, Doug Gabbert and Bob Sampson grabbed a host of first, second and third place finishes in that event in indoor competition. The Bearcats took third in the Doane College quadrangular, second in a meet at Nebraska Wesleyan and first in the Graceland Triangular. At the MIAA Indoor Championships, the Bear- cats ranked sixth and again finished sixth in the outdoor conference meet, which they hosted on a new Reslite all-weather track. i MEN ' S TRACK FIELD. FRONT ROW: S. Enea, D. Gabbert, B. Sampson, L. Schleicher, B. Goodin, J. Roberts, V. Darling, D. Winslow. SECOND ROW: D. Evans, G. Pretz, G. Miller, D, Relnert, D. Winston, S. Scanlan, R. Hennessey, B. Wohleeber, R. Darling, Head Coach D. Flanagan. BACK ROW: R. Alsup, E. Fluellen, K. Felumb, M. Borgard, B. Little, P. Beary, D. Davis, M. Sayers, B. Kelchner, T. Bynum, B. Boyer, J. Loudill, E. Hart, J. Wellerding. NEB. WESLEYAN 13iy2 Neb. Wesleyan 79V2 NWMSU 23 Hastings 21 Bethel GRACELAND 94 NWMSU 42 Tarkio 32 Graceland NO MEET 75 UNO 71 NWMSU 18 Simpson NW INVITATIONAL 85 Central Mo. State 69 Doane 62 NWMSU 54 UNO 25 Tarkio 11 ' Washburn NWMSU MEET 1 1 0Va Northeast Mo. State 89y2 NWMSU W INVITATi 115 86 1{ 12 CenM|l Mo. State Washburn Ottawa WINNER OF dfiAKE RELAYS CENTRAL OF IOWA Central of Iowa NWMSU Graceland Drake Luther Iowa Wesleyan William Penn Simpson Grinnel UNL NW Ft. Hayes Runnerup in MHIAW FAR LEFT: In practice, a Bearcat high jumper clears the bar. LEFT; Making a perfect lump enables the vaulter to soar free of the mark. BELOW: Julie Schmitz shows her winning form in the long jump. ■f-l rJiT I iTiTt BEARKITTEN TRACK AND FIELD TEAtWI: FRONT ROW: Julie Schmitz. Ann Kimm. Jill Vette. Karen Kunz-Foley, Kris Hagedorn. Kathy Goldsmith. Linda f artens. BACK ROW: Karen Hotze, Katie Earith, Liz Faber. Betty Grieser. Maria McAlpin. Dr. Glenda Guilliams, head coach. TRACK 107 mim-m. Tennis season ends with . . . Two varieties of success gained Pouncing on the Bears of SWMSU to capture the MIAA title for the seventh consecutive year, the men ' s tennis team made 1977 the " year of the Cat. " Biooun Odunsi and Olayi Ogunrinde, the ' Cats ' top doubles duo, contended In the NCAA nationals held May 16, 1977 in San Diego, California. Unfortunately, the pair lost to Doug Ditmer and Jim Nelson of the California State- Hayward Pioneers in first-round action. In his first NCAA singles venture, Ogunrinde won first-round action, then fell over Southeastern Louisiana ' s Ignacio Owsondon, and finally to Milos Dimitrivic of San Diego. The win and loss left the MIAA top singles champion with a 15-5 season record. Odunsi played the European Amateur Circuit and competed singly in the NCAA nationals during his second year as a Bearcat. After three sets of first-round singles activity, he bows to Steven Bryant of Florida Tech., leaving the con- test with a 15-5 tally for the season. Three key players were sidelined at intervals during the season. Ogunrinde was bothered by his knee; Rudy Zuniga suffered a sprained ankle and Rex Haultain was plagued with shoulder problems at the close of the season. On the women ' s side of the net, disap- pointments dominated the Bearkittens second season of intercollegiate tennis competition. Showing improvement over their inaugural year, they were still left with only one victory in nine outings. Head Coach Barbara Bernard saw improve- ment in the type of players she worked with on the ' 77 squad. " We had better players. More of them were interested in a varsity-type program, " said Ber- nard. " Before we had what I call recreational players who were not willing to work as hard as our girls did this year. " The Bearkittens only victory of the season came against Longview Community College when they posted a 9-0 shutout. Even though the Bearkittens increased the competition in their second season ' s schedule from five matches to nine, the end result of one season victory remained the same. i J 108 TENNIS ABOVE: Caught off balance, Rex Haul- tain returns a fast shot. ABOVE RIGHT; Cindy Hardyman concentrates on her forehand volley. RIGHT: tWIondelo Aadum lobs a ball from the backcourt. SEWHTK 3 6 3 6 2 9 4 1 2 3 6 9 6 7 1 2 5 a 7 8 6 8 6 3 9 8 BEARKITTEN TENNIS RESULTS 1976-77 UNI Benedictine r Baker Drake lUinois Luther SEMSU Benedictine k.Baker j ' Unl Weste NEMJ Graceland view eland SW Baptist Wm. Jewell CMSU BEARCAT TENNIS RESULTS 1976-77 John Brown Univ. Pittsburg SWMSU Doane Gustavus Adolphus UNL Fourth in Doane Tourn. St. LotIs m K-State Baker Emporia- UNL SEMSU SWMSU SW Baptist Drake Iowa State First Place MIAA 9 6 3 9 9 9 6 3 9 9 9 7 5 a 7 6 BEARCAT TENNIS TEAM: Coach John Bird, Fernan- do Haderspock, Olayi Ogunrinde, Mondelo Aadum, Rex Haultain. Biodum Odun- si, Rudy Zuniga. BEARKITTEN TENNIS TEAM. FRONT ROW: Pam Crawford, Judy Frazie. BACK ROW: Dawn Austin, Jane Weaver, Cindy Hardyman. Julie McKibban. TENNIS 109 Golfers swing as females spike it Victories over Benedictine, Tarkio and Mid- America Nazarene liighlighted tlie men ' s golf season. Under tlie direction of Bob Gregory, the team finished ninth in the Heart of America Classic, 16th in the Crossroads of America tournament and fifth in the Missouri Inter- collegiate Athletic Association golf cham- pionships. Phil Workman paced the ' Cats all season and was the medalist in several matches. He finish- ed fourth in the MIAA tournament with a 148, and, due to that finish was accorded 1977 All- MIAA golf honors. Coach Gregory was pleased with Workman ' s season performances. " When Phil finished fourth in the conference that was a nice honor, " said Gregory. According to Gregory, the scheduling last season was a little different from previous years. " We played mostly tournaments and just one or two dual matches, " he said. Overall Gregory felt the team should ' ve had a more productive season. " I felt we should ' ve done better in some of our matches. We just couldn ' t get everyone doing good on the same days, " concluded Gregory about the spring season. In the women ' s department, the volleyballers had their most successful season. Winning became a reality when the ' 77 Kittens hit the court. Under the direction of new head coach Pam Stanek, the Kittens were able to put together their first winning season in their three-year existence. One major factor in the Kittens success was more-evenly-matched competition. The 110 GOLF VOLLEYBALL Bearkittens played smaller colleges with a comparative skill level rather than the major universities they played against in the past. Although the Kittens won 17 of their 35 matches, they were still unable to capture a spot in the state tournament. They tied for se- cond place in their district but lost the play-off match to William Jewell. " They were unable to play their best when there was pressure. They showed inexperience in their errors, " said Stanek. Since the Kittens missed the state tourna- ment, they were able to compete in the Rockhurst Invitational Tournament and brought home a second place trophy. Several players contributed to the Kitten ' s success according to Coach Stanek. Dianne Withrow and Kathy Fischer played important roles as hitters and Joni Albin and Mary Bourne were effective setters for the team. Dianne Withrow, a three-year veteran of the team, felt that the team morale was high throughout the season. " Winning made all the difference in the world, " she said. " We went out with the idea of winning instead of the idea of scoring two or three points. " Playing together as a team was the key to the Kittens successful season. " Our team relations were excellent, " said Stanek. " Everybody always got along. " During the season the team was bothered by injuries but Stanek didn ' t feel this caused any major problems with their overall performance. " Despite the shifting we had to do because of injuries, " said Stanek, " I think the girls played up to their capabilities throughout the season. " ' ' FAR LEFT; Concentrating on a chip shot Is a Bearcat golfer, LEFT: Falling to her knees to save the ball Is Shelley Holder BELOW; Its not as easy as it looks! BELOW LEFT; Karen Parrott leaps high to spike the ball 1 OMEN ' S VOLLEYBALL RESULTS 1977 ' 2 Highland 1 2 Peru State 3 Rockhurst 3 2 Northeast Mo. State 1 2 Wayne State 1 " ' ■4 3 LongviewCC ' i 2 Avila 2 William Jewell 3 Tarklo , .. ,, . 1 3 Avila Bf 2 Benedictine •2 Mid-America Nazarene 2 Rockhurst 1 2 LongviewCC 1 MEN ' S GOLF RESULTS 1977 141 2 Benedictine SVz 6 6% 7V2 16th in mehX 10th in Park College Tournament 5th in MIAA Tournament Benedictine Baker 9 Neb. Wesleyan S ' A Tarklo ' ' 2 William Jewell 10 2 Heart of America Tourna- . i- iJTT I J BEARKITTEN VOLLEYBALL. FRONT ROW: Elizabeth Baker, Karen Parrott, Cheryl Hargrove, Debbie Heineman, Joni Albin. Mary Bourne, Sharon Scovill, Debbie Frye, and Shelley Holder. BACK ROW: Ane Tofili, Sheila Othling, Miranda Jones, Rhea Harshbarger, Kathy Fischer, Claudette Gebhards. Brenda Baker, Dianne Withrow, Saundra Hagedorn, and Beth Hargrove. Bearcats finish up-down season It was an up-down season for the 1977 Bear- cats. Opening up their season with a honne game against Chadron State, the ' Cats played it close to the end and came away with a 9-6 victory. Chadron led throughout most of the game, but the green-and-white finally got things together, going 83 yards for a touchdown in the final minutes of the game. The score was set up after a pass play that covered 75 yards from Kirk Mathews to Brad Boyer. Steve Tangeman then hauled in a Mathews pass for the Bearcat go-ahead tally. Faced with a 7-0 lead by Pittsburg State at the half in their second game of the new season, the ' Cats didn ' t disappoint anyone in Rickenbrode Stadium as they scored 27 se- cond half points for a 27-14 win. The Bearcat offense gained 299 yards in that second half and was sparked by two tallies by Shawn Geraghty in the field goal department and three TD runs by quarterback Mathews. Game number three pitted the ' Cats and the Cardinals of William Jewell. This time the ' Cats picked up a win by a score of 48-6. Several ' Cats were in on the scoring against Jewell. Mathews teamed up with Boyer and Larry Schleicher for TD ' s through the air, and substitute quarterback Mark Smith ran for one score and three for another to Dave Scott. Ben Birchfield and James Leigh both broke long runs to add some points. Defensively, the gridders forced three fumbles and also managed five interceptions. Marty Albertson picked off three interceptions, and Mark Doll, Gene Gladstone, Rod Heifers and Jim Bivens each grabbed one. With a 3-0 record, the ' Cats traveled to Fort Hays State for their fourth non-conference en- counter. Fort Hays came up with a 42-28 win which gave the squad their first non-conference loss since September 1974. Jim Solo, back as a Bearcat after a two-year absence, scored two TD ' s to lead the team offensively. In the final non-conference meeting of the season, the ' Cats hosted Central Arkansas. In a game plagued by mistakes (the Bearcats lost two fumbles and were intercepted three times), the visiting Bears took hold and defeated the ' Cats, 27-7. After falling behind in the contest, 7-0, the green-and-white managed to tie things up on a one-yard run by Ben Birchfield. However, that was to be the only score of the evening for the hosts as Central came through with 20 more points and took the win. I 112 FOOTBALL ABOVE: Warrensburg ' s defense brings down a tackle but can ' t hold down the Bearcat Homecoming victory. RIGHT: Dave Setter, defensive guard, prepares to block an opponent. BEARCAT FOOTBALL: FRONT ROW: K. Mathews. D. Minnick, M. Smith. S. Geraghty. D. Toti. J. Grisel, B. Smith, J. Johnson. R. Heifers, J. Blvens. D. Montgomery. ROW TWO: J. Solo. B. BIrchfield. D. Hope. C. Fisher. P. Ryan. M. Peter- son. J. Farmer. J. Leigh. B. Burkett. D. Forrester. A. Ruesche. ROW THREE: D. Schieble. M. Doll. R. Tate, T. Jennings. R. Groom. M. Bowers. S. Francis. J. Zimmerman. B Roux, T. Goudge. D. Setter. ROW FOUR: J. Shemwell. J Nower. K. Springer. G. Gladstone. L. Kincade. M. Oelrich, J. Hederman. M. Renfrow. S. Andersen. B. Wehde. M. Elisara. M. Borgard. ROW FIVE: K. Rogers. B, Boyer. M. Albertson. D. Davis, L. Schleicher, D. Scott, D. Tiehen, M. Vansickle. S. Tangeman, W. Allen. E. Fluellen. ROW SIX: J. Ingram. B. Brown, B. Wuebbing. W. Kindiger. M. Coulter. G. Denzin. K. Manwaring, J. Konece. D. Eddy. S. Ooten, R. Sandage. B. Sellmeyer. ROW SEVEN: K. Wilkins, C. Simpson. J. Henry. M. Spicer, 8. Cunningham, H. Brown. T. Wilson. R. Mcintyre. F. Scanlon, L, Glup, K. Vail. ROW EIGHT: M. Kohler, M. Botts, B. Morton, J. Ankenbauer. B. Simmons. R. Saviano. D. Colt. S. Miller. D. Flanagan. B. Lade, D. Evans, C Dieker, T. Sumner. J. Redd. Head Coach. FOOTBALL 113 BELOW: Running for a considerable gain is Kirk Mattliews, the Cat ' s quarterback. BOTTOM: Mike Renfrew waits to go in on ttie next possession. RIGHT: Players look onto the field as the play begins. Gridders plunge to 5-5-1 record The second season, otherwise known as the MIAA Conference race, began with the Bear- cats, at 3-2, facing Southwest Missouri State. For the first time since 1970, the ' Cats came away a non-winner in its MIAA opener as they tied the SWMSU team, 10-10. NWMSU ' s lone score in the game came when defensive linemen Rick Tate and Jim Ingram moved in on the Bears quarterback as he prepared to pass. Wayne Allen picked up the pass in mid-air and rambled 12 yards for the score. A loss to Southeast Missouri State, 16-0, continued the ' Cats non-winning streak to four weeks in a row. Bright spots for the Bearcats were offensive player of that week, Dan Montgomery, who went over the 100-yard mark for the third time in the 1977 season, specialty team player Andy Ruesche, and, defensive players Lewis Kincade and Darrell Davis. Homecoming 77 was a rainy, dismal day in terms of weather, but the outcome of the game brought a little sunshine to the Bearcats. In a game that wasn ' t decided until the fourth quarter, the ' Cats downed Central Missouri State, 27-12, thus bringing their record to 4-3-1 overall and 1-1-1 in conference play. Sophomore Shawn Geraghty was named the Don Black Memorial Trophy recipient, after he kicked two field goals and added three extra points after touchdowns. The taste of victory didn ' t last long for the Bearcats as they were defeated on Saturday number nine, 27-6, by the Missouri-Rolla Miners. NWMSU broke into the win column once again with a convincing 54-26 win over the hapless Lincoln Tigers. Jim Solo had an outstanding game for the ' Cats, gaining 156 yards rushing and scoring three touchdowns. Dan Montgomery also went over the 100-yard mark with 134 yards, and Kirk Mathews joined the century club with 102 yards. Playing what Head Coach Jim Redd termed " a heck of a first half, " the Bearcats took a 19- 14 halftime lead in their last game of the 1977 season against Northeast Missouri State. However, the Bulldogs came back with a six- yard run to bring the ' Cats within one after the extra point try was blocked. Northwest took a 14-13 lead on a Kirk Mathews pass to Brad Boyer and the Geraghty kick, and then built the halftime lead to five when Montgomery ran in from the three. At the start of second half action, Northeast uncorked its offense and geared down for 17 second-half points to notch the win. Meanwhile, the ' Cats were stopped offensively. LEFT: James Leigh concentrates on his man before the ball is snapped. ABOVE: A Bearcat back breaks through Northeast ' s line. FOOTBALL 115 Cross country athletes . . . ' Takin ' it to the streets ' and hills After winning the MAIAW championship in cross country for the past three seasons, the 1977 Bearkittens squad was forced to work en- tirely from scratch this season, as no former letterwoman returned to the team. Karen Kunz-Foley led the team in every meet. The pixie-like senior, who missed a berth in the national competition by only three places, said, " I changed my form, learned to run right and did lots of speed work. Good coaching and desire were important, too, " she added. According to first-year coach Laurie Meyers, " Everyone improved by the end of the season. Other coaches that we competed against com- mented on the progress. " Along with Kunz-Foley, others who com- peted for the ' Kittens were Peg Gauthier, Jane Becker, Vicky Lyddon, Margie Parmenter, Angela McCuistion and Kathy Smith. At season ' s end, the team presented their coach with a plaque bearing a Biblical inscrip- tion, " Do you not know that those who run in a race all r un, but only one receives the prize. Run in such a way that you may win. " According to a team member, this inscription seemed to fit Meyers ' objectives and the Kittens ' goals. i ee f 5 f In men ' s action, Richard Alsup took over in the head coaching ranks after serving as a graduate assistant in the football program. Throughout the season, most of the load fell on the shoulders of Bob Kelchner, Jeff Roberts, Mike Sayers, Dave Winslow and Greg Miller. Freshmen David Sleep and Greg Frost also aid- ed the ' Cat contingent. The team was forced to compete without the services of Vernon Darling, the holder of several NWMSU track and cross country records. Darling was slowed by a knee injury. Speaking of Darling ' s absence. Coach Alsup said, " If there was one downfall this year, it was that we didn ' t have that one great runner. " A 1-5 mark was compiled by the Bearcats in dual meets while the team completed the season with a fifth place finish in the conference meet. In that meet, the team was led by Kelchner, who finished 19th, and by Roberts who ended up in the 26th spot. Evaluating the season, Alsup said, " We weren ' t ready to improve like we should have. With the athletic ability our runners have, we should be running better in cross country. " BEARCAT CROSS COUNTRY. FRONT ROW: Greg Frost, Jeff Roberts, Dave Winslow, Rex Jackson, Vernon Darling, David 116 CROSS COUNTRY Wagner. BACK ROW: Coach Richard Alsup, Greg Miller, Mike Sayers, Bob Kelchner, Dale Chenoweth, Bill Barnes. David Sleep, Rick Darling. BELOW: Angela McCulstion sets up to start the race BELOW LEFT; Running conditions are rough for the Bearkittens. LEFT: Jeff Roberts p uts out his best effort for the team. BEARKITTENS CROSS COUNTRY. FRONT ROW: Angela McCuistion. Jane Becker, Karen Kunz-Foley, Vicky Lyddon. BACK ROW: Margie Parmenten, Coach Laurie l leyers, Peggy Gauthier. CROSS COUNTRY 117 Key tallies aid ' Cat roundballs Plagued by the loss of four key players, the Bearcat basketball team could only tally an Il- ls season record. The ' Cats, lost Dean Petersen, Steve Marshall, Mark Mara and George Davis for a variety of reasons following the break, and the personnel changes forced first-year Head Coach Larry Holley to change to a " more con- trolled style of play. " The loss of these players totaled approximately 35 points per game. " The loss of those four players hurt us talent- wise, " said Holley. " Considering the loss of the talent we came up with a pretty good season. Holley, along with graduate assistants Del Morley and Leonard Orr, coached the ' Cats to a 9-4 home court record. Two of these wins came in the Ryland Milner Tournament held in December. After defeating Missouri Baptist in the opening round the ' Cats played Wayne State of Nebraska for the cham- pionship. The roundballers won the tournament finale 99-73. Petersen was named the most valuable player in the tourney. Davis and Phil Blount joined him on the all-tourney team. During the tournament, two NWMSU records were set. The records were number of points scored in a single game (113 against Missouri Baptist) and the most field goals in a single game (48 against Missouri Baptist). This was the first tournament the Bearcats had won in 12 years. After dropping five games in a row, the ' Cats upset Missouri-Rolla 76-74 in overtime at Rolla. " At the time we had lost those players and five games in a row. It brought us together again, " said Holley. Another important victory for the ' Cats was an 82-68 upset over Northeast Missouri. Going into the game. Northeast had defeated the ' Cats nine straight times and were on top of the MIAA standings with a 5-0 record. Russ Miller ' s four dunks brought the home crowd to their feet throughout the game. The ' Cats once again beat Rolla in overtime 80-79 on Blount ' s two free throws. They trailed by seven points with only a minute to go when they made their comeback. After Petersen was suspended most of the scoring load fell on Blount. The junior guard wound up the season by averaging just over 15 points a game. Despite a losing record. Coach Holley was pretty well satisfied with the season ' s outcome. " We had a lot of new faces this year (only three had played at NWMSU before) and I think we ' ve taken a step in the right direction, " said Holley. 1977-78 Basketball Results 118 BEARCAT BASKETBALL RIGHT: As a Northeast player stands helpless, Russ Miller stuffs one. ABOVE: Coach Larry Holley plans game strategy during a time out. TOP: Concentration is shown by Pete Olson as he prepares to shoot a free throw. r I 72 Washburn 83 75 Missouri-Kansas City 82 105 Park 66 94 Dana 69 93 Nebraska-Omaha 101 71 William Jewell 68 56 CMSU 72 53 SWMSU 57 76 Missouri-Rolla 74 ► 81 SEMSU 110 64 William Jewell 63 62 Quincy , 74 66 Lincoln L k 76 82 NEMSU J|L J| 68 83 Avila f B 65 56 SWMSU 83 75 CMSU , 78 SEMSU WY 68 83 80 Missouri-Rolla 79 84 NEMSU 91 69 Lincoln 87 First in Ryland Milner Tourney fl BELOW: Using fin gertlp-flnesse, Russ Miller rolls a shot to the hoop. BEARCAT BASKETBALL. FRONT ROW: Tim Bell. Tom Hanson, Kent Kiser, Bill Sobbe. Ken Kingsby, Phil Blount, Coach Larry Holley. BACK ROW: Leonard Orr, grad. asst.: Stan Glover, Pete Olson. Russ Miller, Mark Adams, Garth Gonseth, Del Morley, grad. asst. BASKETBALL 119 RIGHT: Dribbling around tier oppo- nent, DeDe Miiler eyes tlie basl et. BOTTOM: Fee throws come easy for Janet CooKsey. BELOW: Marlene Walter strives to get around a defender. ' Kittens become ' California ' girls Winning 20 games this year highliglited the season for second-year Bearkitten Coach John Poulson and graduate assistant Irish VanOosbree because their team was only the third to achieve that victory total. Among those victories was the 64-57 first- round victory over Central Missouri in the MAIAW Tournament. This victory allowed the ' Kittens to advance to the final round of com- petition. In the championship game, the ' Kittens faced the 18th nationally-ranked Missouri Tigers. The ' Kittens were plagued by turnovers and came up on the short end of a 71-68 score to place second in the state tournament. The loss was only their seventh setback in 27 starts. Even though the Bearkittens came up short when the game-ending buzzer sounded, three of them were selected to the all-tourney team— Julie Schmltz, Janet Cooksey and Suzi LIvengood. During the regular season, the ' Kittens only participated in the Ryland Milner Tournament which was hosted by NWMSU. For the second 120 BEARKITTEN BASKETBALL straight year, they took the first place trophy by defeating Benedictine and Tarkio. To add variety to their schedule, the ' Kittens traveled to California in early January for three games and returned home with as many vic- tories. The ' Kittens also traveled to Kansas City ' s Kemper Arena for their second appearance in as many seasons to play a preliminary game for the National Basketball Association ' s Kansas City Kings and Philadelphia 76ers. The ' Kittens easily defeated Nebraska-Lincoln by a score of 85-54. Although the whole team played well before the major league audience, the big story in- dividually came in the second half. With 9:45 to play in the game, Janet Cooksey became the school ' s all-time career scoring leader when she moved her career mark to 1052. Another school record was set during the season by Julie Schmltz. She set a record for most assists in one season and also topped all others in career assists. i BEARKITTEN BASKETBALL FRONT ROW: Angle Wilson, mgr ; JudI Mendenhall. Linda Amos. Brenda Grate. Linda Auffert. Mary Ernst. Barbara Schendel. trainer ROW 2: Julie Chadwick, Suzl Butt. Cindy Schleber. DeDe Miller, Donna Haer, Julie Waite. Marlene Walter, Julie Schmltz. BACK ROW: Coach John Poulson. Tammy Andersen. Patty Painter, LaVell Green. Susan Crouch. Janet Cooksey. Betty Grieser. Cheryl Nowack, Trish VanOosbree. grad. asst. c ji.f- e c. ( : 01 ' II ' !fl ' ' Ik ti ) ' ° ' ' ' ABOVE: Betty Grieser grabs another ' Kitten rebound. BEARKITTEN BASKETBALL 121 ' Cats place fourth in conference Team captain Glen Zenor and Tim McGinnis won individual titles at the Missouri Inter- collegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Tourna- ment but it wasn ' t enough to keep the Bearcat wrestling team from placing fourth— their lowest MIAA finish since the conference tour- nament was started in 1966. Even though the team did not place high in the tournament, four individuals won the honor to compete in the NCAA Division II Tour- nament—Bob Klein, Terry Lenox, McGinnis, and Zenor. Klein, who competed in the 150-pound divi- sion, was pleased with his finish this year. " This was my best year because I was more ex- perienced, " said Klein, who was bothered by in- juries during the season. Leading the Bearcats during the season was senior Tim McGinnis who posted a regular season record of 18-5. Besides the high individual records, the team posted an 11-4 dual record for the season which was the 21st consecutive season the team had a record above .500. In tournament competition, the Bearcats captured first place out of nine teams in the Graceland Invitational. Four Bearcats won in- dividual weight titles to pace the trophy taking effort, while two other ' Gats finished second. The ' Cats were not as lucky in their In- vitational where they finished fifth out of eight teams, but the team was hampered in its effort by the absence of fiv e injured regulars and only had two competitors in finals. In their other regular season tournament, the Kohawk Invitational in Cedar Rapids, the ' Cats finished second out of seven teams. Overall Coach George Worley was pleased with the Bearcats ' performance during the season but he was disappointed that they were unable to finish higher in the MIAA Tourna- ment. BEARCAT WRESTLING: FRONT ROW: Bob Glenn, Terry Lenox, Steve Buzzard, Joe High, Joe Hess, trainer. ROW 2: Phil Jardon, Glen Zenor, Marty Garter, Rich Bright, Bob Klein, Joe Ankenbauer, Coach George Worley. BACK ROW: Leslie Kirkland, Jim Shimweii, Joe Farreli, Tim IVIcGinnis, Jeff Pfeifer, Dave Robinson, Craig Bushbom. 122 WRESTLING BELOW: Working for a taKe-down, Terry Lenox shows determination. BOTTOM RIGHT: Wrestling is a physically demanding sport. BOTTOM LEFT: A Bearcat wrestler tries to roll his opponent over for the pin. LEFT: Bob Klein tries to get away. Dana Peru State Nebraska-Omaha Nebraska-Lincoln Graceland SEMSU NEMSU Wayne State Missouri-Rolla Lincoln Fort Hays State Morningside Nebraska Wesleyan CMSU SWMSU First in Graceland Invitational Fifth in NWMSU Invitational Second in Kohawk Invitational 10 9 33 38 16 12 25 23 7 6 11 16 12 29 15 WRESTLING 123 Third in Pioneer Relays 67 Grinnell 73 William Jewell 23 Graceland 33 Drake Fourth in Grinnell Relays 74 CMSU 53 Creighton 56 Wayne State NWMSU 26 NWMSU 20 NWMSU 80 NWMSU 79 NWMSU 32 NWMSU 59 NWMSU 55 GYMNASTICS First in triangular at NWMSU Fifth in NWMSU Invitational r.. - RIGHT: During her floor exercise, Bob- bie Felthousen does an aerial. ABOVE: Connie Yates, Beth Culver and Beth Hargrove take a breather before the balance beam competition begins. ABOVE RIGHT: Steve McCormick does the backstroke in the second leg of his individual medley. . % 124 GYMNASTICS SWIMMING LEFT: Balance and concentration are shown by Beth Culver. BELOW: Striv- ing for excellence. Ron Hathorne dives. BOTTOM LEFT: Freestyle specialist Mike Bond completes the 50-yard (reestyle. Athletes undertake improving seasons Wins in dual competition at Grinnell, Graceland, Drake and Creighton highlighted the 1977-78 season for the Bearcat swimmers. As the TOWER went to press, the ' Cats were finishing out their season at the MIAA conference meet. Although five of the team ' s regulars dropped from the squad at semester, several outstanding perfor- mances were turned in by both newcomers and veterans of Coach Lewis Dyche ' s Aquacats. Dick Dalager copped five first place finishes in meets through the season to lead the ' Cats in- dividually. Co-captain Phil Esposito termed the meet at Wayne State (which the team lost by one point) and the Creighton meet (which came down to the last race before the ' Cats took the victory), as the season ' s high points. Gymnastics, another indoor sport, featured a host of newcomers. However, Coach Sandra Mull ex- pressed pleasure with her team ' s season. " I think that the girls did real well in the sense that they ' ve im- proved, even though they didn ' t place real high. " The gymnasts took first place in a triangular meet they hosted as their most successful outing of the season. Joy Emery paced the ' Kittens in that meet by taking the all-around title. Bobbie Felthousen placed in three events in a meet at Iowa City, and, also finished among the top placers in most meets, to lend support to the ' Kitten effort. GYMNASTICS SWIMMING 125 BELOW: Trumpeters playing in Royal ' s Stadium. RIGHT: Practicing tor the show sometimes resembles mass con- fusion. 126 BEARCAT MARCHING BAND y: BMB— Royal success in Play-offs " And now, under the direction of Mr. Ernest Woodruff, with Flags, Steppers, Twirlers and Drum IVIajor Roger Kelley, we proudly present— The ' Bearcat Marching Band! " In bright new uniforms, capes swinging, the marchers made their entrance. Many sweated out their first-game jitters and tried to hit each yardline with the right, not the left, foot. As they moved down the field to the vibrant notes of " ' Hang ' Em High, " the audience joined in their enthusiasm. With the applause coming at the final chord there was a feeling of accomplish- ment for a job well done. Flags, Steppers, and twirlers Stephanie Davis and Elaine Nees, were added attractions for the band. Each worked hard on their perfor- mances, but the Flags ' routines seemed to be especially difficult. " Each person moved their flag differently so it was hard to get everyone to look the same, " said flag person Patricia Sinnett. While the band had to adjust to a new drum major for the year, Kelley had to adjust to a new position. Compared to marching with the band as a trumpet player, being drum major was " on the other side of the fence. You ' re expected to know all aspects of the shows. Instead of know- ing only one part, you had to know every position. " Marching for the Royals ' fourth play-off game was the high spot of the season. Standing down on the field, staring up into thousands of filled seats and listening to the rising cheers was an awesome experience for many. Know- ing that all those people were watching, made the band realize that every movement counted. Precision was the key and that was their goal. Director Woodruff said " i thought it went very well and I had a good time. " However, he added that it was " not really different because the band was so far away from the people. " Homecoming was somewhat of a let-down. The parade went well, but the field was drench- ed from the preceding rain and although the band was willing, marching was not possible during half-time. However, the crowd was not completely without music because the band played their songs to the crowd from the track. Their feeling of unity for the day resulted in an outstanding display of what the band could do despite adverse conditions. The marching season seemed to be a success despite the rain and other minor problems. There were fewer members this year, but Woodruff said that " the band was generally very good to work with and very cooperative. I liked working with them. " I ABOVE: BMB psych themselves up as they await a command. LEFT: After many hard days of practice, the BN B waits to show their stuff. FAR LEFT: Tammy King shows off the new un- iforms worn by the flag girls. BEARCAT MARCHING BAND 127 Spirit pusliers figtit the elements " We want six! " We want six! " This was one of tlie many fanniliar cheers Bearcat cheerleaders urged the fans to chant. Even in below freezing temperatures, falling rain and when the ' Cats were behind by ten points, the cheerleaders were still on the track smiling and trying to promote spirit among the fans. The cheerleaders also tried to encourage spirit on campus. " We ' ve tried to add new cheers, and we wanted to promote more spirit on campus, " said Pam Finnell, a squad member. One of the spirit-promoting projects was Initiated for Homecoming when the cheerleaders participated in the IRC bonfire and pep rally. Even though there were certain rewards to cheering in front of a large crowd, there was still a lot of work involved. The cheerleaders had to practice at least one hour every day. For a job that most people summarize as " adding color, " the ' 77 Bearcat cheerleaders found cheering a lot of work and little play. Another group which added color to Univer- sity sporting events were the Bearcat Steppers. These girls were a section of the marching band and were under the direction of Joyce Jackson. They performed during half-time at Bearcat football and basketball games. According to Jackson, the Steppers were judged on " rhythm, personality, stage presence and the ability to learn dance routines quickly. " " We would be given our music a week before a game, and we had to make up a routine, teach it to the squad and perfect it for the week- end game, " said Kristi Welch, Stepper captain. The Steppers attended daily practices in which they worked at least one hour. Hard work was the key to the cheerleaders ' and Steppers ' performances this year. Even though they were excited about the thrill of per- forming for the Bearcat fans, they devoted hours of hard work to earn their applause. FRONT ROW: Janet Ross, Tammy Garst, Lori Ermentrout, Kristi Welch. BACK ROW; Lynn Brazelton, Linda Brocl man, Chris Baumli, Judy Acl erman, Denise Webb, Cathy Staley, Deidra Blessing, Debbie Caldwell. Lynn Montgomery, Marty Cooper, Carjnen Bywater, Gina Henry. 128 CHEERLEADERS STEPPERS LEFT: Judy Ackerman and Denise Webb pause during a performance at Royals Stadium BELOW; Cheerleaders get together to promote spirit. BELOW LEFT; Susan Silvius and Mike Lassiter practice a jump. 1 t i. 1 1 1 " t- m " figsef ' rsi ' m ' FRONT ROW; Ann Shackleford. Kay McDaniels. Angela Ping. Shelly Sommer, Susan Silvius. Pam Finnell. BACK ROW; Charles Reineke. Michael Lassiter. Mike Fallis. Steve Cipola. John Arnold. David Elliott. CHEERLEADERS STEPPERS 129 BELOW: The Wild Bunch defeated the TKE team 7-0 to become football champions. RIGHT: Excitement mounts as a possible touchdown becomes a reality. BOTTOM RIGHT: The skins shoot for two. BOTTOM LEFT: Rick Tate fakes two defenders. 130 MEN ' S INTRAMURALS Intramurals enable groups to compete Relocating the men ' s intramural program from the physical education department to the Student Services Department and trying to create more student interest and participation were changes that occurred in the intramural program. Marvin Silliman, director of student services, geared the new policies of the men ' s intramural program toward more student involvement. " Fraternities have always had good participa- tion in intramurals, but this year we tried to get more involvement from the independent groups and from the residence halls. " To encourage more involvement, an in- tramural board was set up with one member from each fraternity and one member from each dorm. The purpose of the intramural board was to formulate intramural programs and to see that they ran smoothly. Heading the men ' s intramural program was graduate student Thom Shannon. He was responsible for programming all activities and choosing different leagues for football, basket- ball and Softball. Shannon also initiated competition in billiards, wrestling, weight lifting, track and tug- of-war. For the first time there were co- recreational activities featuring competition between men and women in cross country, table tennis, swimming, racquet ball, bowling, tennis and Volleyball. TOP: Mark Rinehart guards Dave Butler in a game between second and fifth floor Dieterich. ABOVE; Even the referee gets involved when a close play calls for a decision. MEN ' S INTRAMURAL 131 RIGHT: Daughters of Diana and Foxy Flyers tangle in volleyball competition. BOTTOM: A Hudson player prepares to move. BELOW: An effort is made to spike the ball. S More women compete with men Women competed with men in the new women ' s intramural program. Co-ed competi- tion was held for the first time in cross country, table tennis, swimming, racquet ball, bowling, tennis, and volleyball. Other popular sports were flag football which was won by Franken ' s Seventh and volleyball which was won by the Daughters of Diana. Women ' s intramural graduate assistant Kim Becker helped reorganize the program with Marvin Silliman, director of intramurals, the In- tramural Board, and Thom Shannon, graduate assistant for men ' s intramurals. Rules for sports were changed and old policies were rewritten. A dress code was required for the first time and less than half a team could be physical education majors. Individual trophies were awarded to the win- ning teams for the first time. " We hoped that the 132 WOMEN ' S INTRAMURALS trophies would boost student interest, " Becker said. Second place teams were awarded cer- tificates. A prot est committee was also formed to decide on complaints. Increased student involvement was stressed this year. A heavy advertising campaign emphasized the importance of intramurals as an emotional outlet from normal class activities. Attendance was slightly improved over recent years with half dorm groups and half organiza- tion participation. There was a concentrated effort to get both faculty and all students involved to promote school unity. Two off-campus teams and one faculty team participated. Although attendance was somewhat disappointing, the new program definitely attempted to introduce one more ac- tivity for students to become Involved in and enjoy as an outside activity. )f f } 1 I 1 ( BOTTOM: Aggressive play Is a part of women ' s intramurals. BELOW: The Foxy Flyers plan their game strategy. jA ' ' .•»w « WOMEN ' S INTRAMURALS 133 Many assist ' behind the scenes ' As the team prepared to hit the court, several people made preparations for the game " behind the scenes. " Some of the important ingredients for a successful game included the Sports Informa- tion staff and the KXCV radio crew. To start preparations for the upcoming games, Mike Kiser, Sports Information Direc- tor, began by writing the program, obtaining rosters from opposing schools and updating the statistics for the coaches. When game night came, Kiser arrived at the gym an hour early to set up and to distribute current stats to the coaches. " Our purpose was to promote the upcoming athletic events as well as to cover the event for the local news media, " said Kiser. During the game, Kiser and his press box assistant, Tom Myers, media specialist, kept the game ' s statistics and play-by-play informa- tion. One reason Myers thought statistics were a necessity was because " they were the vehicle to promote our student athletes and teams. " He added, " The worst place to watch a game is the press box. Usually we ' re able to reconstruct the game because we ' ve been writing and typing so we keep the play-by-play to keep track of the game. " After the game, their work wasn ' t done. " We had to call scores to local media, radio, TV and wire services, " said Kiser. To give fans a chance to follow games they couldn ' t attend, KXCV radio provided play-by- play coverage of 22 regular season basketball games. Some of their coverage included out-of-town games so Ed Griffin, KXCV sports director and Bill Oliver had to make advance arrangements for press passes, telephone lines and hotel reservations. " We had to prepare early in the week to read the press information about the opposing school, " said Oliver. Griffin said it usually took six to seven hours to do a broadcast. " Two hours were actually broadcasting the game and the rest was for preparation and post game reports, " said Grif- fin. One of the main purposes for the radio broadcast was to " be the eyes and ears of the listeners, " said Oliver. " People couldn ' t see the game so we had to provide as much information as possible, " said Griffin. " We tried to tell about all of the action and bring in as much background information as we could. " Besides providing the listeners with game in- formation " we served as ambassadors for the school and were an extension of the team. " said Griffin. ' v|niH 0H i mw 1 1 L 7 H 1- H A " ■ 1 ■ . ' - ' RIGHT: Mike Kiser prepares for another game. LEFT: In recognition of their contributions to wonnen ' s athletics, Sherri Reeves presents media representatives gifts. 134 BEHIND THE SCENES h i NATIONAL I A ME TO SI TIME THEltM UPPER LEFT: Sports Information Director Mike Kiser announces line- ups. TOP: NWMSU media travel to Kemper Arena for Kitten action. ABOVE: KXCV personnel relay ' Kitten games home. BEHIND THE SCENES 135 RIGHT: Bill " Fuzzy " Morton sorts dirty laundry in the locker room at Lamkin Gymnasium. BELOW RIGHT; After opening tine equipment room, " Fuzzy " checks the football helmets. BELOW: Checking shoulder pads is just one of " Fuzzy ' s " numerous jobs as equipment manager. 136 BEHIND THE SCENES Dean, Fuzzy keep things movin ' Interesting people were found behind the scenes. Bill " Fuzzy " Morton, equipment manager, and Dean Oglesby, coordinator of custodians, agreed that NWMSU was a fine place to work. " Fuzzy " got his name about seven years ago when he began working as the men ' s equip- ment manager. An Army crew cut stood straight up and inspired students and faculty to call Bill Morton, " Fuzzy. " Retiring after 30 years in the Army, he learn- ed of the job from a friend. Although he never had the chance to play sports in school, he wanted the job. He was hired and remains now because of his interest of sports and young people. " They still send me Christmas cards, " he said, as he talked about past students. An average day began at 6 a.m. with about 15 laundry loads of student ' s towels, practice clothes and uniforms. Later, locker rooms opened and clothes were handed out. All the necessary equipment, needed for the day was checked and repaired. Sports served two main purposes, according to " Fuzzy. " " Sports was the drawing card. " He explained that a college needed a good program to attract students. Also, students benefited as they learned to work with others and build up will power. " Fuzzy " was in charge of equipment for men ' s basketball, football, track, cross-country, baseball, tennis and wrestling. Also during the summer, he helped refinish the gym floor in Lamkin. Re-doing the gym floor was " quite a process " which took a full week, according to Dean Oglesby. Oglesby was a custodian at Lamkin Gym, but he left to become coordinator of custodians. Oglesby had 32 custodians working under him at the dorms. Student Union, high-rise cafeteria and both gymnasiums. He stayed in contact with building custodians to make sure all equipment and supplies were available. Other aspects of his work dealt with checking all overtime hours and supervising the annual state department sponsored Custodial Training School. Ten years ago he began working for the University on the grounds crew. He worked there six years and then moved to Lamkin Gym. After four years at Lamkin, Oglesby was promoted to an office job in the Physical Plant. Oglesby has had four years custodial training and lacks two years before he can receive his Master Seal. The seal is the highest position offered in the business. LEFT; Dean Oglesby keeps things run- ning smoothly at Lamkin Gym. ABOVE: After ten years of custodial work, Dean Oglesby is now coordinator of custodians. BEHIND THE SCENES 137 -Aw ay from the cheering crowd " Doing your own thing " was one way to describe various individual sports students en- joyed during their free tinne. One growing interest was Frisbee throwing and catching. One enthusiast, Rex Brooker, said Frisbee was " relaxing, but could be very physical, especially when you ' re throwing long distances. I like playing Frisbee as much as some people like to play tennis. " Like Frisbee, skateboarding developed pop- ularity because it could be done most anywhere and required a minimum of equipment. Pat Riley ' s interest developed because surfing in Missouri in the winter wasn ' t practical. " Since the space was limited, " said Riley, " I usually did a lot of freestyle. " He added that on campus the sport isn ' t dangerous, so he does not wear his helmet. But accidents do happen and Riley recalled seriously injuring his foot. " It really hurt and slowed me down for awhile but I didn ' t give skateboarding up because it ' s just too much fun. " Riley recommended others try skateboar- ding. " You have to be a little strange to try it, " he laughed, " but it ' s an exciting sport. " Hunting was another popular outdoor sport among the college males. " Being outside gives me a chance to think, " said Doug Rohr. " I try to hunt at least once a week if I can. " Rohr started hunting about 10 years ago for rabbit and squirrels. Now he also enjoys quail hunting. " Hunting may not be for everyone, " Rohr said, " but it ' s me and it ' s fun . " Individual sports provided students with a break from the pressures of the academic world and also provided the opportunity for them to be kids again. From mud-diving after the Homecoming rains, to weight lifting, to streaking around the dorms, it was apparent in- dividual sports were here to stay. ' » ' - «iji i 138 INDIVIDUAL SPORTS ABOVE: A fishing hobby for Steve Fausett brings both enjoyment and prize specimens. RIGHT: Frisbee, a sport of sl ill causes Marvin Russel to reach for a flyer. FAR RIGHT: With con- centration and proper technique, a stu- dent prepares for a clean lift. m f J,M0m-0 Ui ••-: . IS -I 3 LEFT: Pal Riley catches the lever of the skateboard tad BELOW; Doug Rohr (Inds quail hunting an enjoyable pastime. INDIVIDUAL SPORTS 139 Individual talents blended together as n organizations and exciting old one reflected the desire to participate. New clubs organized to fill particular needs. The Circle K Club was a com- munity and University service club sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. Students pitched in to br- ing the campus closer to the community. The Chinese Student Society formed to give the Chinese students a sense of identity on cam- pus. A large number of rushees indicated a renewed interest in the Greek organizations. Other students became involved in dorm governments while still others joined service organizations related to their majors. Some joined simply for the prestige and other members worked whole-heartedly. Individuals joined campus organizations to combine their abilities with others and successful clubs emerged. Belonging to an organization gave members a chance to inter- relate and make new friends. Identifying with other students with similar interests, gave students a chance to remain individuals yet share a sense of identity. 140 ORGANIZATION 1 4 i } ORGANIZATION 141 PHI SIGMA EPSILON. FRONT ROW: Jeff Rowlett, Ridge Yates, Mark Engstrand, Kevin Kelley, Bill Holtapp. kitch. mgr.; Edwin Reasoner, hiouse mgr.: Anthony Hendrickson, Doug Hamilton, Kur- by Dawson, Joe Meyer, Bill Cauveren, corr. sec. ROW 2: Antfiony Leffert, treas.; Tayfun Melekoglu, David Guerrero, Bill Williams, Dan Murphy, Greg Olenlus, John Stephens, Dave Stratemeyer, Brad Smith, Mike Pete, vice-pres. ROW 3: Rex Groom, Dan Schieble, Kirk Mathews, Joe Routh, rec. sec; Frank Kurtz, David Young, Robert Simmons, Steve Silvius, Randy Trca, Greg Watkins, Roger Baker, pres. BACK ROW: Jeff Otte, sponsor; Martin Hederman, Bob Lynch, Monte McDowell, Alan Scott, Bruce Barstow, pledgemaster; Jon Danner, Mark Burnsides, Jay Nower, Joe Hederman, Matt Borgard. Being the eighth oldest Sigma Tau Gamma chapter in the nation was an aspect which pleased President Tom Lancaster. " We have our own alumni chapter so we can keep good relations with past members, " said Lancaster. One of the areas the fraternity was concern- ed with was l eeping good status on campus. To achieve good status, the fraternity was selective in their choice of new members. " We ' re very uninhibited because we didn ' t try to put on an act. We looked for guys who would fit in and help out the fraternity, " said Lancaster. The pledges found initiation easier this year. " We cut down on our initiation to make it a bit easier to get in, " said Lancaster. The men of Phi Sigma Epsilon also changed their pledgeship tasks. " In the past, it ' s been more hard-core, but now we are being more liberal, " said Frank Kurtz, Phi Sigma Epsilon house manager. " We made things involved in pledgeship a little easier. " An area which the fraternity worked toward was community service. " We tried to help the community by doing labor projects for older Maryville residents, " said Kurtz. The members of the Phi Sigma Epsilon chapter continued their service projects in order to provide individuals with opportunities of community involvement. J ' hi Sigma Epsilon Sigma Tau Gamma. 142 ORGANIZATIONS SIGMA TAU GAMMA. FRONT ROW: Phil Esposito, Kieran Wilmes, treas.; Dave Jones, Tony Griffin, see. chmn.; Byron Hale, Thomas Schwaller, Ron Taylor, vice-pres.; Ralph Aquarius, Larry Capricorn, Charles Zodiac. ROW 2: Eric Goff, Randy Hager, soc. chmn.; Marty Albertson, chap.; Tom Lancaster, pres.; Michael Lombardo, sec; Mike Fox, Tom Hartkopf, Chris Tobin, David Reiner, Paul Niece, Jim Burr. BACK ROW: Mark Vansickle, Doug Hutt, Randy Caldwell, cor. sec; Jim Zech, William Benning, Randy Ward, Michael Hutt, Jeff Trotter, Darren Hughes. Ralph Winston. ABOVE: Joe Meyer and date dance up a storm at Phi Sig ' s country western dance. CENTER: A Sig Tau takes a break during intramural competition. TOP: Dan Scheible leads a discussion at a Phi Sig chapter meeting. ORGANIZATIONS 143 TAU KAPPA EPSILON, FRONT ROW: Steve Humphrey, intramural dir.; Perry Miller, Robert Wetherell, Greg Kizzier, Mark Martens, Rod Auxier, Ed Hansen, Randy Robb, Bill Gallen, Tim Kealy. ROW 2: Alan Nicholas, Joedy Terrill. Craig Poldberg, soc. chmn.; Ben Westman, Paul Jameson, Larry Hansen, Jeff Potter, Mark Schweer, Jeffrey Overstreet. Glen Gude, Tomar Mussallem. ROW 3: Mark Swope, Bruce Spidel, Steve Eichenberg, Mike Eichenberg, John Moore, pres.; Dennis Christensen, Tom Strickler, Rick Hetzel, hist.; Allen Southern, Mike Ayers, treas.; Ron Willis, Tom Kealy. BACK ROW: Dean Nugent, sec; Randy Plummer, Keith Pritchard, vice-pres.; Lonnle Boeding, Doug Deskin, Steve Freel, Don Edwards, Mark Cherry, Hal Martens, Ken Williams, Doug Kinen. Out of 310 Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraterni- ty chapters, NWMSU ' s was chosen top in the nation. Several things were considered in the evaluations. " We were judged on our service projects, size of the chapter, grade point average, condition of the house and financial condition, " said John Moore, TKE president. The men of Tau Kappa Epsilon attributed their national recognition to the triple purpose they tried to achieve. " We tried to better the in- dividual socially, academically and athletically, better the campus and better the community, " said Moore. To better the community, the fraternity members participated in several service pro- jects. " We had one community project per month, " said Moore. " We collected for the March of Dimes and had a Christmas party for handicapped children. " To assist the fraternity in their projects, the TKE ' s had a little sister organization, the Daughters of Diana. " We basically helped the fraternity with their community service projects, " said Teri Teetor, Daughters of Diana president. " We also tried to help them during rush. " The year was unique for the TKE fraternity because most of their members were juniors or seniors. " In the past, we always had younger people. But having mostly upperclassmen we developed a certain closeness we hadn ' t had before, " said Moore. 144 ORGANIZATIONS Sp.fl8i Wis Chi bieJ . Steve ffj b " ' •Stoeff DAUGHTERS OF DIANA. FRONT ROW: Lesa Francis. Tern Teelor. Renee Hill. SherrI Smith. Vicki Schellhammer. treas.; Karen Elder. Mary Rooney ROW 2: Carmen Bywater, vice-pres.; Arlene Greubel. Marllee Smith, pres.; Teresa Walker. Rae Patterson, Janet Ross. Susie Keilbey. Jessica Wallach. Rhonda Wallach. ROW 3: Robin Hogeland. Leslie Vance. Jenny Arthur. Denise St. James. Robin Whipple. Debbie Chambers, sec ; IVIary Ann ODonnell. BACK ROW: Cathy McNeely, Ann Toloso, Karen Peterson, Cheryl Brownlee. intramural rep.; Cindy Humphrey. Ann Kealy. Tammy Hayward. Bobbie Kudlac. Jau Kappa Epsilon Daughters of Diana. ORGANIZATIONS 145 Chi Delphia Delta ChL CHI DELPH!A. FRONT ROW: Rhonda Schlotthauer. sec; Lori Klinger, Jill Porter- field, Juai Gabel, Cindy Heerlein, vice- pres.; Joyce Chaney, Karen Lahey, Colleen O ' Connor, Karen Mason, hist.; Lori Bowers. ROW 2: Patti Pelster, Tina Haley, Kim Bushyager, Chris Head, Robin Christiansen, Shirley Estes, pres.; Sonja Walton, Pam Schlotthauer, treas.; Kay Leavitt, Nancy Cole. BACK ROW: Kathleen O ' Reilly, Kathy Lathrop, Kay Flink, Marianne McGuff, Patti Evans, Kim Busch, Judy Oxenreider, Deb Pedersen, Shawna Seidel, Cathy Boone, Pam Vandeventer. ABOVE: Dancing livens the party for Karen Ragland and her date. ABOVE RIGHT: Chris Dahm enjoys the people at a fraternity social function. FAR RIGHT: Meetings and fees provide a strong base for many social plans. RIGHT: Sharon White has a good time at a Delta Chi kegger. 146 ORGANIZATIONS % Improving Greek relations on campus was one of the goals of the Delta Chi ' s. " We wanted to improve the way that independents looked at fraternities, " said Eric Sorensen, Delta Chi president. " We hoped they looked at us openly and didn ' t stereotype fraternities and Greek life. " Being part of a fraternity can be an asset of college life according to Sorensen. " A fraternity is one of the best ways to learn from others because you can be closer to a larger group of people. " When choosing new members, the Delta Chi ' s tried to find people who they felt would fit in the fraternity. " We looked for an individual who would help out the fraternity, " said Sorensen. " They should be good leaders, have a good personality and conduct themselves like gentlemen. " The Delta Chi ' s made pledging more human for new members. " We changed our pledge tasks by making them less physical, " said Sorensen. To provide members with an opportunity for leadership, the Delta Chi ' s sponsored several service projects. " Each spring we have a swim- a-thon for the sheltered workshop, " said Sorensen. " At Christmas, we had a party for the underprivileged children. " Assisting the fraternity were the Chi Delphians. " We helped the fraternity during Homecoming and Rush, " said Rhonda Schlotthauer, Chi Delohian secretary. DELTA CHI. FRONT ROW: Ted Devore, Jim Anderson, Byron Augustin, sponsor: Kevin Bryan, rec. sec: Gary Cummins. Rudy Zuniga, Dan Brewer. Phillip Jordon, Greg Whitaker. Ed Wisner, Chris Horacel , Larry Loghry, Vince Evola. ROW 2: Craig Williams. Joel Ebersole, James Butkus, treas.: Eric Sorensen, pres.; Glenn Neubauer, Chris Dahm. Rick Thomas, Greg Thomson. Kevin Moore. Steve Sturm, Jim Dyer, Dave Holle. ROW 3: Tom Hansen, Tim McGinnis, Tom Potthotf, Don Wegener, Paul Carter, Bill Perkins, Steve Klinger, Wade Long, Mark Friday, Tim Bredensteiner. BACK ROW: Neil Hansen, sgt.-at-arms; Les Drake. Kevin Stonner, Lynn Schlake. Mike Carroll. Rob Still, Mark Kilvi(orth, Greg Hatten. Rick Pedersen, Jerry Mills, Kevin Hornick. ORGANIZATIONS 147 DELTA SIGMA PHI LITTLE SISTERS. FRONT ROW; Carleen Zlegler, treas; Judy Coffrnan, Susan Lauritsen, Sharon Smith, hist; ROW 2; Denlse Clizer, pres; RobI Markt, vice-pres; Robin Dehn, Jane Chadwick, sec; BACK ROW: Pam Roese, Judy KIrby, Teresa Faust, Rhonda Allison. Upgrading their pledge class was one of the goals of the Delta Sigma Phi ' s this year. " Starting this year we looked at upgrading the pledges. The individuals we rushed were better than ourselves, " said Gary Howard, president. " We hope to better the fraternity by getting better people. " To be accepted by the fraternity, pledges were required to do a number of tasks, but they were easier than previous years explained Howard, " We ' re getting away from a lot of our traditional habits and going along with our national chapter making our pledge tasks a lit- tle easier. " Although the pledge tasks were easier, the fraternity was still selective when choosing new members because they wanted people who ' d uphold the fraternity ' s standards. " The people and personalities of our members and the way we associate with others made our fraternity different, " said Howard. To keep their good standards, Howard said, the fraternity concentrated on education, recreation, social consciousness, brotherhood and sports. Among their activities the Delta Sigma Phi ' s worked on several service projects. " We sponsored a concert for Head Start, and at Christmas we helped a needy family, " said Howard. " In the future, we hope to sponsor some charity projects for Muscular Dystrophy and the Heart Fund. " When the fraternity held service projects, the Delta Sigma Phi little sisters helped them with the preparations. " We mainly helped out with all of the frater- nity ' s activities, " said Robi Markt, Delta Sigma Phi little sister vice-president. " We helped them out with their smoker, made a dinner for the rushees, assisted with their Monte Carlo, and helped with the house decorations during Homecoming. " 148 ORGANIZATIONS .Delta Sigma Phi Little Sisters Delta Sigma Phi LEFT: Bob Jessup and little sister ham It up tor the photographer BELOW: Delta Sigs and their little sisters share some togetherness. BOTTOM: Little Sisters toast the Delta Sigma Phi ' s DELTA SIGMA PHI. FRONT ROW: Mike Ramm, sgt.- of-arms: Allen Hutchinson, Steve Peters. Darrell Weaver, soc. dir; Mark Mancillas, Dale Danielson, chaplain; Bob Jessup, Gene Langenfeld, sec; Gary Howard, pres; Tim Solt, Donald Jacobs, intramural dir; ROW 2; Brad Schultz, Michael McAndrews, Bob Turner, Tom Baxter, Marcus Dilliard. Jack Gonard, house mgr; Mark Bollinger, treas; Pat Flattery, Terry Miller, Dick Gearhart. Jett Shultz, Don Ossian, little sis dir; BACK ROW; Philip Mothersead, Syd Winquist, Steve Mork, Don Hall, pledgemaster. Marc Talkington, Stan Winquist, vice-pres; Rodney Paice, Frank Overhue, Greg Newby, Art Kellogg, Dan McDermott, Kirk Henningsen, corr, sec; Touradge Maghsoudi. ORGANIZATIONS 149 One of the outstanding events for the men of Alpha Kappa Lambda (AKL) was the retirement banquet they gave for former President Robert Foster. " We anted to do something for him since he was leaving office, because he ' d given so much support to the fraternities on campus, " said Tim Carter, AKL member. iVIembers also helped with several service projects which included the United Way and the Muscular Dystrophy Dance Marathon. Dan Morgan, AKL president, felt the fraterni- ty was successful with the charity events because of the membership. " There is a certain closeness between active members, " said Morgan. " We have worl ed toward a number of goals. This year was different because one of our goals included purchasing our new house, " he said. Carter agreed the men of Alpha Kappa Lambda worked together toward their goals. " Basically this chapter is an organization with a lot of different kinds of people who can work together toward one goal, " said Carter. " That is the success of AKL. Our purpose is to help each other out both socially and academically. " Helping the fraternity with their social events were the Kalley Filleeans. " We serve as a women ' s auxiliary to the fraternity and help them with social functions and fund raising projects, " said Janet Brunham, past Kalley Filleean president. They assisted the AKLs with the Annual Spring Picnic, the Homecoming Luncheon and Dad ' s Night. RIGHT: Kevin Williams takes a breather during house decorating. ABOVE: Alpha Kappa Lambdas and Kalley Filleeans make Homecoming an en- joyable experience. TOP: Bob Braden gathers wood for homecoming decorations. 150 ORGANIZATIONS Tj; ALPHA KAPPA LAMBDA. FRONT ROW: Dean Elliott. Mike Rayhill, rec sec: Jim Short. Harlln Fllppin. Ron Robison. vice- pres : Jim Wyant. sponsor: Jim Sommerhauser, Jim Roddy, Steve Ryder ROW 2: Mark Clouse. pledge trnr : Bob Chadwick. John Brooks. Jim Clark. Brian Crawford. Mel Tuder. Greg Thate. Tim Carter. Pat Watland. ROW 3: Doug Berlin, Mike McCracken. pledge trnr.: Mark Hague, Ron Hennessey, Sam Wharton, see. chmn : Jerry Morgan, Allen Reavis, Dan Morgan, rush chmn.; Marty Carter. BACK ROW: Dale Knowlton. pres.: John Cox. Ron Frazier. Jerry Houghton. Randall Neal. Dave Young, Kevin Williams, Randy Weber, corr sec: John Elgert. KALLEY FILLEAN. FRONT ROW: Loyce McDaniel. Deb Stewart, Mary Robel, treas.: Cindy Graff, Janie Eldridge, Deb Mason, Terry George. ROW 2: Leanne Deshong, Debbie Noonan, Coleen Dumsky, Cheryl Bateman, hist.: Margaret Francis, pari.: Connie Hunt, vice-pres.: Jo Fousek, Jim Wyant, sponsor. BACK ROW: Sherri Aylward, Terri Stelpflug, sec: Jo Hosman, Janet Burnham, pres.: Pam Butner, Terry Heath, Kris Smith, pledge trnr. Alpha Kappa Lambda Kalley Fillean. ORGANIZATIONS 151 PHI MU. FRONT ROW: Jeanne Eblin, Nancy Wood, pres.; Jamie Upterpiove, Carolyn Campbell, Vicki Beres, Valerie Vogliardo, Kin? Porter, Tina Bowling, Cindy Heerlein, Kathy Watt, Joar McCabe, Patty Rychnovsky, Judy Yates. ROW 2: Penny Niciiols, rec. sec; Pam Porter, Laurie Stockton, Debbie Wheatcraft, Debbie Agenstein, soc. chmn.; Marilee Smith, rush chmn.; Marylou West, Teresa Walker, Shawna Seidel, Helen Caton, alumni advisor; Joyce Chaney, Kathy Adams, Jacque Bishop, Patty Miller. ROW 3: Susan Soderstrom, Eileen Quanty, corr. sec; Susan tVliller, Susan Standage, Kris Anderson, hist.; Cindy Younker, Pam Sherer, Cindy Zech, Shelby Laningham, Janann Walker, Debbie Graham, Nancy Young, Virgene Slye. BACK ROW: Cheryl Johnston, Carol Laningham, Cindy Watson, Becky Mall, Carol Joyce, Julie Sweeney, Mary Anderson, Karen Setter, Joyce Allard, vice-pres.; Paula Frazer, treas.; Liz Faber, Kim Strawn, Jane Archer, Jill McClain. Changing images and involvement were goals of the Phi Mu sorority. " We were more than just a socia l organization, " said President Teresa Walker. " We offered a lot to the campus with Homecoming activities. " Other activities included money making pro- jects for the March of Dimes and Ship of Hope. Phi Mu hosted a spring formal, Halloween and Christmas parties and participated in smokers. Sorority members learned about getting along with others through involvement. " We made lots of really close friends by living and working together, " Walker said. Getting involved was also important to the members of Delta Zeta. They took their largest pledge class ever and won Greek Women Supremacy at Homecoming. Terri Heath, was chosen to be one of the six national field representatives. " It ' s too easy to sit in your room and not become involved, " said Robin Roberts, cor- responding secretary. " Being a Delta Zeta helped me meet a lot of new people and get in- volved with campus activities. " Delta Zetas participated in many activities. They hosted a Christmas party for under- privileged children and adopted a patient at St. Francis Hospital. Members also held a Founder ' s Day Banquet, a cherry pie eating contest, a spring formal and participated in in- tramurals. " Although it does cost quite a bit of money, the benefits are worth it, " Roberts said. " We felt we were all sisters and that helped me see other viewpoints I might have overlooked. " Closeness was also stressed by the members of Alpha Omicron Pi. " We have lots of members from small towns and the sorority makes them feel like a family, " said Lori Bowers, past vice-president. Belonging to the sorority helped girls participate in many pro- jects and meet new people. " " I ' ll be a member of Alpha Omicron Pi throughout my life and I know wherever I go I ' ll always have a friend, " said Bowers. " Self- growth was the biggest benefit. We did so much entertaining that I learned many social skills. " Members participated in formal and informal rush, Homecoming activities, supported the National Arthritis Foundation and hosted a Thanksgiving supper and Valentines Day party. 152 ORGANIZATIONS JPhi Mu Delta Zeta Alpha Omicron PL LEFT: Rush games help to relax the atmosphere as Phi Mu members and rushees catch the apple. BELOW LEFT: Dressing is part o( the fun for Laura Long, a member of Alpha Omicron Pi. ALPHA Or lCRON PI. FRONT ROW: Lynne Roeder. Julie Ingram, Tricia Duncan, Laurie Gourley, Suzi McGinnis, Debbie Pfeiffer, Keri Bowers. Patti Zinn, corr. sec: Sherry Gourley, Ruth t iller. Lori Bowers, vice-pres.; Connie Carver, pres.; LaRue Sherman BACK ROW: Denlse Pinnick. Pam Shafer, Susan Jackson, Julie Ausmus, Diane Funk, Nancy Steinacker, Melinda Spradling, treas.: Susan Blodgett, Sheila White, Emily Wilson, Kathleen Shoemaker, rec. sec; Jimalee O ' Connor, Nancy Williamson, Laura Long. f DELTA ZETA. FRONT ROW: Sherri Smith, Wendy Taft. Denise Krones, Patti Riggs, Janie Eldridge, Cathy DiBenedetto, Becky Willeford, Leslie Gallagher. Debbie Conklin, Connie Hoedl, Denise Chism. ROW 2: Peggy Riggs. Susie Brenner. Cheryl Howerton. Becky Arbogast, Nancy Carrel. Judy Ironing, Kathi Ford, Leanne Deshong, pres.: Terri Teetor, vice-pres.; Kathy Clark, Diane Sheppard, Robin Roberts, corr. sec; Lynn Kemper. ROW 3: Debbie Chambers, Rita Garth, Amanda Needham. Pam Schlotthauer. rush chmn.; Frannie Pipes, standards chmn.; Paula Barbieri, Kay Ross, Kara Thompson, Sheila Pine, Joan Bomgardner, Shirley Pine, Lori McManus. ROW 4: tvlarlene Walter, Myra Horner, IVIargaret Thomas, Donata Roberts, Jeanette Gladney, Terri Mehl, Pam Reardon, Joyce Gitford, Debbie Spencer, Pat Rex, Nancy Snook, Lisa Moss. BACK ROW: Cathy Craig, courtesy chmn.: Emily Walter, Diana Lickteig, act. chmn.; Doreen Dett- man, Ruth Fraley. philanthropies, Kelly Harding, Pat Brys, Glenda Bomgardner, Julie Walker. Anne Tomczuk, Mel Ormiston, Terri Clear. ORGANIZATIONS 153 ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA. FRONT ROW; Candi Lacy, vice-pres.; Mary Handley, Susie Alkire, Sandie Raup, Susie Hersli, Kim Sobotka, Debbie Kramer, treas.; Debbie Urich, Nancy Cole, Gina Graham. ROW 2: Susan Kraner, Linda Nelson, Melanie Mayberry, chap.; Nancy McCullough, Debbie Derks, Barbara Bardsley, Lori Ermentrout, Kathy MacPherson, Karen Ragland, standards chmn.; Julie Reed, Karen Bernardic, Rhea Harshbarger, Laurie Greenlee. ROW 3; Rhonda Cox, Deidra Blessing, Marty Cooper, Karen Varde, Lynn Brazelton, Janis Jones, Jo Davis, Pam Vandeventer, Cathy Osborne, Jenny Arthur, pres.; Sharon Gardner, Sharon White, soc. chmn.; Valerie Schwab, Joni Burch. BACK ROW; Ann Laughlin, Beth Ackerman, mem. dir.; Kristi Henderson, Cindy Harris, Cindy Humphrey, sec; Carol Dorrel, Diann Piper, Karen Peterson, Lyn Ruppert, Denise Webb, Denise Linville, Diana Thompson, Cathy Staley, Judy Ackerman. Celebrating their 50th anniversary in March highlighted the year for the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority. During their 50 years on campus, the sorority has been pleased with their academic quality. " We ' ve had the Panhellenic scholarship trophy for the past 18 years, " said Cindy Harris, Alpha Sigma Alpha president. Another achievement of the sorority was be- ing selected outstanding Greek organization during Greek Week. Harris attributed the award to the sorority ' s campus involvement. One of the goals of Alpha Sigma Alpha was to provide a close relationship between members. Sigma Sigma Sigma President Brenda Cum- mins also felt their sorority improved campus life for their members. To get members involved, the sorority had several service projects. One of their biggest projects was raising money for Cardinal Glen- non Hospital in St. Louis. In order to be successful in their projects, the sorority chose members who could work together with the chapter. " We looked for girls w ith a good personality and attitude, " said Cummins. ORGANIZATIONS 154 ABOVE: Susie Alkire takes a break to have refreshments during the Alpha ' s activation night. BOTTOM: Dressing up is half the fun for Coleen Dumsky at a Sigma rush party. TOP: Sigma members show that rush parties can be fun as they entertain rushees. SIGMA SIGMA SIGMA. FRONT ROW: Tammy Garst, Beth Calvert. Rae Patterson, Kris Smith, vice-pres.; Linda Mannen. Cathy Fair, Brenda Cummins, pres.; Susan Silvius. Pam Wright, Janet Ross. Cindy Keltner, Sandy Caldwell, sec. ROW 2: Cheri Burnsides. Sheryl Roberts, Carol Dieckman. Coleen Dumsky, Janet Mannen, Cin- dy Fisher. Rene Hargrove, Liz Mitchell, Judith Gann, Bridget Harvey, Barb Andrews, Erma Merrick, sponsor. ROW 3: Anita Garreth, Anita Barnes. Connie Yates, Sherri Aylward, Cathy Carver, ed. chmn.; Stephanie Davis. Nancy VanGerpen, mem. rush.; Carmen Bywater, Lisa Alexander, Debbie Irick, Nancy Wright. BACK ROW: Cheryl Griffin, Cindy Finan, Terrie Hubbell, Regina Hill, Jean Ismert, Deanna Savage, Denise St. James, LuAnn Plymell, Shelly Sommer. An- drea Paulsen, Kay Flink. Sharon Whitley, treas. JVlpha Sigma Alpha Sigma Sigma Sigm ORGANIZATIONS 155 IFC Panhellenic Council INTER-FRATERNITY COUNCIL. FRONT ROW: Mike Pete, pres.; Bob Chadwick, Greg Kizzier, Bob Jessup, treas.; Gary Howard, Larry Loghry, Ron Robison, Ran- dy Trca. BACK ROW: Frank Overhue, Keith Pritchard, Randy Ward, Michael Lombardo, Chris Dahm, sec; Greg Thom- son, Dan Morgan, vice-pres.; Roger Baker. To " promote good Greek-Independent relations " was the goal of both the Panhellenic Council and the Interfraternity Council. Both councils worked together in various ways as they governed and watched over the social Greek sororities and fraternities. Five officers for Panhellenic Council were elected from nominees of each sorority. Only representatives were allowed to vote on matters. The Interfraternity Council was run in a similar manner although there were only four officers. Panhellenic Council collected dues, which were used for activities, from each sorority which was used for various activities. Members planned the Woman Awareness Workshop held in the dorms for everyone, in February. Various speakers answered questions and dis- cussed. As the Council represented Greek women on 156 ORGANIZATIONS campus, it also attempted to " provide the in- dividual with responsibility as well as ex- perience " through involvement in various ac- tivities. " I got to know girls from the other sororities, " said Tricia Duncan, former officer. " The Interfraternity Council acted as the " governing body for fraternities " and discussed actions and rules of each. Members policed fraternity organizations during rush and a farewell reception for retiring President Robert Foster was attended by all fraternities. Members worked with Panhellenic Council on rush, Greek Week and philanthropic ac- tivities. During rush they published a pamphlet which told prospective rushees about each fraternity. " It (IFC) was a teamwork type of thing rather than competitive; it helped build better Greek relations, " said Mike Pete, former IFC presi- dent. i )b TION CENTER - rt»i BELOW: Tammy Garst describes some aspects of social life at a sorority rush party BOTTOt : Susan Silvius. presi- dent, writes new ideas for Panhellenic Council to discuss. LEFT: IFC members are ready to give any necessary Infor- mation. PANHELLENIC COUNCIL: Janis Jones, treas.; Susan Silvius, pres.; Denise Pinnick. Tricia Duncan, sec. ORGANIZATIONS 157 ii student involvement was a growing tren d which could be seen in the Inter-Residence Council (IRC) and Hudson Hall Dorm Council. They took steps toward increasing their usefulness and productivity. IRC became more widely recognized by students during the year by sponsoring many events which got students out of their rooms. " The one program that was a success was ' Almost Anything Goes. ' However, the OI toberfest was also very well accepted, " said sponsor Mike VanGuilder. IRC also gave its own members valuable ex- perience. " It provided many activities for the halls, " said VanGuilder. " But even more impor- tant, it offered approximately 40 students a chance to participate in student government. " Another important aspect of IRC was the in- volvement in areas such as investigating the legality of the $3 activity fee, verifying a petition against the night host-hostess policy, designing an energy-saving program, and evaluating the 48-hour open weekends. Since IRC could not sponsor events for ev ery dorm, individual councils were used. " We were an energetic group since we were such a large group, " said Lisa Scott, Hudson ' s Dorm Coun- cil president. The council had about 27 members and input from resident assistants and other interested residents. JRC Hudson Hall Dorm Council 158 ORGANIZATIONS HUDSON HALL DORM COUNCIL FRONT ROW: Cindy Tighe, sec; Teresa Nook. Joyce Matthews, Marie Bero. Lisa Scott, pres ; Vickie Yates, ChristI Crandali, Denise Bumgarner ROW 2: Jeanette Thilges. Beth Carney, hist.; Julie Maudlin, Julift Rogers, Dee Halliday. vice-pres.; Nancy Jetfryes, Roxie Reavis, Alice Kithcart. BACK ROW; Deanna Wertz, Tammy Hayward, Elaine Nees, Andrea Carter, Terry Cooper, treas.; Debbie Vaudrin, Rita Garth, Rhonda Carder, Marcla Barnett, adviser. ABOVE; Cindy Graff, president of IRC, leads the discussion about the legality of the $3 activity fee. BOTTOM LEFT: Floor representatives for Hudson Hall listen to President Lisa Scott ' s ideas for their annual Mom ' s Day. FAR LEFT: Nancy Jeffryes, IRC representative, listens to proposals to improve 48-hour open weekends. TOP; Debbie Vaudrin does her mending, as she tries to keep up with her busy schedule while atten- ding a Hudson Dorm Council meeting. INTER-RESIDENCE COUNCIL. FRONT ROW: Bruce Wake, adviser; Jayne Hurd, Cindy Graff, pres.; Carol Button. Julie Jafley. Karen Cox, Diane Guill. Michael VanGuilder. adviser. ROW 2; Kris Nauman. Jo Fousek, Lois Heritage, Terri Williams, vice-pres.; Faith Hamilton, Sandy Carnes, Kathy Bagley, Rob Wheeler, adviser. ROW 3: Marcia Barnett, adviser; Mike Fallis, Marci Trindle, Dixie DeNeui, treas.; Keith Ferguson, Dave Roed, Gem McFarland. BACK ROW: Greg Nicol, Larry Bunse, Glen Brown, Phil Thatcher, Kevin O ' Reilly, Larry Henning, Karen Jensen. ORGANIZATIONS 159 Perrin Dorm Council Roberta Dorm Council Dieterich Dorm Council ROBERTA DORM COUNCIL: Dianne Koerble, advisor; Laurie Stocl ton, treas.; Doreen Dettman, Cathy Osborne, prog, chmn.; Lori IVIcManus, RA rep.; Wendy Taff, pres. BELOW: Even though the meeting ' s over, Wendy Taff and Susan Standage continue trying to improve dorm life. TOP CENTER: Dianne Koerble, ad- viser, stresses a point at a Roberta dorm council meeting. BOTTOM CENTER: Larry Bunse brings up a point about open dorms. wm PERRIN DORM COUNCIL. FRONT ROW: Dixie DeNeui, Karen Jessen, treas.; Kris Nauman. ROW 2: Sheri Kindig, Rene Breisch, Julie Hafley, vice-pres. BACK ROW: Marcia Barnett, adviser; Roberta Natoni, Susan Dodd, Betty Fran- cis, Diane Guill, pres. 160 DORM COUNCILS DIETERICH HALL DORM COUNCIL. FRONT ROW: Mike Fallis, Keith Ferguson, pres.; Eric Mattson. Rob Volaw, Steve Ttiomas. vice-pres BACK ROW: Larry Bunse. Rod Nelson, Mike Lassiter, soc. chmn,; Chuck Flink, Michael Rosenthal, sec.-treas.; Larry York. Roberta, Perrin and Dieterich Hall Dorm Councils improved their dorm environments in a variety of ways. Striving for unity was as Im- portant as obtaining the comforts of home. Council members joined because they wanted to have a hand in University activities and be informed. Wendy Taff, president of Roberta Hall Dorm Council, joined to find out what happened in her dorm and on campus. " There were some things you couldn ' t change, " she said, " but you could make your dorm more comfortable. " Earning new sports equipment and cooking utensils and bringing sororities closer together were major goals that the Roberta Council ac- complished. An all-sorority Christmas party brought a feeling of unity among residents. " If you care about your environment, you ' re willing to put forth the effort to improve it, " said Diane Guill, president of Perrin Dorm Council. Guill cited s uch improvements as pencil sharpeners on each floor, cooking utensils and change at the desk. Also, the spring semester witnessed work on a vending machine proposal. Building a prize-winning jalopy for the Homecoming parade provided a common goal. Another unifying activity was the dorm Christ- mas party, which drew twice as many girls as last year. Social activities served more than dorm residents. Perrin held its second annual Mom ' s Weekend and cooperated with Hudson Hall during LIT Sis weekend. Hudson residents also benefited from Perrin ' s Saturday morning donut sales. Dieterich Hall ' s Dorm Council planned ac- tivities to include the entire campus. Guys from Dieterich mingled with girls from Franken at a KDLX remote. The two halls also sponsored a Valentine ' s Day Dance in cooperation with Inter-Residence Council (IRC). " I suppose one of our functions was feeding hungry people, " laughingly remarked Keith Ferguson, president of Dieterich Dorm Council. They attempted to sponsor campus-wide barbecues once a semester. Auxiliary funds from IRC enabled the Council to host a spring barbecue with bluegrass entertainment by River Rock. Dieterich residents kept active year-round in various sports tournaments. One of the highlights was a self-defense presentation dur- ing the spring semester. DORM COUNCILS 161 KAPPA DELTA PI. FRONT ROW: Karia Bartels, Nancy Hart, Nancy Cole, pres; Tracey Creech, Lori Bowers, Joyce Matthews, Lana Coffman, Lisa Scott. ROW ? Lenise Gutschenritter, Maria Worlcy. Julie Helzer, Diane Dougan, Carol Button, Margaret Ruggle, Nancy Jeffryes, Roxie Reavis, Connie Cornelius, Jim Gleason, sponsor. ROW 3: JoEllyn Juel, treas; Jeff Roberts, Debbie Keast, Roberta Hoffelmeyer, Pam Shafer, Rebecca Boettner, Duane Thies, Rene Linden, Carol Rusk. BACK ROW: Jeff Davison, Mike Tritten, Shan- non Dumkrieger, Nick Taylor, Stan Tibbies, Mike Killingsworth, Tim Bell, vice-pres; Martin Pope, Denise Clizer, Sarah Young. f p! biS ' 4-: Academics were important to many students and as a reflection of this three campus organizations had certain requirements for membership. Pi Beta Alpha was a professional fraternity for people interested in business. Members strived " towards presenting the individual stu- dent with a look at the business world " outside the classroom. The group visited a firehouse dinner theatre in Omaha, an advertising firm, banl s and various other businesses. Homecoming was another big activity where members placed well in House Decoration and Clown competition. Members of the group were sponsored in the Dance Marathon, had special speakers at meetings, gave to the KDLX Christ- mas Remote and presented awards to three outstanding members. " The highest academic honorary achieve- ment a student could win on this campus other than graduation honors, was to be a member of Kappa Delta Pi, " said Dr. John Harr, sponsor. Over 100 members were initiated during the year. Events included spring and Christmas banquets and speakers. An honorary academic organization on cam- pus in foreign languages was Alpha Mu Gam- ma. Some activities of the group included an in- itiation, a picnic, parties, and Christmas caroll- ing at area rest homes. To add variety to the meetings, speakers came and showed films of life in other countries which compared their habits to life in the United States. 162 ORGANIZATIONS i • " , : ?? i ' - ■ ' .d . K. Pi Beta Alpha Alpha Mu Gamma Kappa Delta Pi. ALPHA MU GAMMA. FRONT ROW: Karia Bartels. pres.: Jane McDowell, treas.; Sue Murphy, Daria Staples, vice-pres. BACK ROW: Joyce Murphy, Wendy Smith, sec; Steve Bragg, Phil Lowry. hist.; Channing Horner, sponsor. BOTTOM: Dr. John Harr, Kappa Delta Pi sponsor, confers with Tracey Creech and another member. TOP: Pi Beta Alpha members look over some papers during a club meeting. PI BETA ALPHA. FRONT ROW: Linda Nutgrass, Linda LeMaster, Robin Roberts, Lana Coffman, treas.; Debbie LeMaster, Rose Fisher, Lou Neary, prof, chmn.; Janie Eldridge, Janet Gold, Diane Lawrence, Monica King, Karen Cox, vice-pres.; Beth Sommerhauser, Nancy McPheeters, Brian Walslon, Kathy Baldwin, Carolyn Toyne, Kelly Moss. JoEllen Kerksiek, Mike Novak, sponsor; Hoyt Hayes, sponsor. ROW 2: Robin Whipple, Terri Jackson, Janet Brunner, Julie Rogers, Roberta Natonl. Pam Schlotthauer, Crissy Schmidt, Leanne Deshong. TerrI Dixon, Jill Barnhart, Sandy Meyers, sec; Pat Ginther, Susie Wilson, Dawn Reed. ROW 3: Leo Hance, Kevin Fichter, Laurie Anderson. Mike Fallis, mem. chmn.; Karen Mason, Sandra Hicks, Sharon Gebhardt, Bobbie Kudlak. Debbie Spencer, Bob Chadwick, pres.; Dana Branson, David Stock, Debbie Stewart, MaryAnn McMickle, Pam Glenn. BACK ROW: Jo Gallagher, Terri Stepflug, Gale Nauman, Cathy Craig. Ralph Heasley, Jim Braden, Leo Brooker, Bruce Robbins, Rhonda Prewitt, Shannon Green, Barb Potter. NIta Harmes, Terri Williams. Jennifer Swaney. ORGANIZATIONS 163 DELTA TAU ALPHA. FRONT ROW: Mike Smith, Patrick Rardon, Terry McNeely. reporter; Kris Perry, sec; Monica Boger, Jon Simplot, Steve Schieber. ROW TWO: Don Peter, Bruce Spidle, Mike Killingsworth, Mark Kin- man, treas.; Craig Williams, David Young, Ron Willis. BACK ROW: Kevin Schieber, Marvin Rasmussen, Stan Winquist, Jon Jessen, Alan Sieh, pres.; Steve Longabaugh. Three honoraries offered students, who couldn ' t get enough of each other in class, the chance to get together socially. Delta Tau Alpha, honorary agriculture frater- nity added a club newspaper to their list of ac- tivities. In addition to monthly meetings and social functio ns, the members pooled their ef- forts to produce a bi-weekly newspaper oriented toward the agriculture department. " We ' re responsible for writing, producing and distributing it, " said Alan Sieh, DTA president. One highlight of the year was a January in- itiation banquet which featured the national DTA president as the main speaker. A banquet also highlighted the year for Alpha Beta Alpha, library science honorary. That banquet, a Christmas party and a chili supper allowed the group to socialize while they tried, according to secretary Roberta Campbell, to make " others more aware of library science. " Monthly meetings provided English Honor Society members a chance to socialize and take advantage of programs geared to broaden perspectives of their area. " Every one of our meetings was a worthwhile experience, " said Ann Mutti, president, " We tried to vary the topics at our meetings and it kept everyone interested. " 164 ORGANIZATIONS A ' .» ALPHA BETA ALPHA. FRONT ROW: Amy Ruth Killingsworth. sponsor: Marcia Pierce, vice-pres.: Susan Lambeth. Jean Gustatson. Phyllis Waddell. Roberta Campbell, sec: Diane Dougan. pres. BACK ROW: Mary Leib. hist.; Kathy Ellis, Denise Roebkes. asst vice-pres: Mary Linn McClure. trees.; Rosanne Sonnen- moser. Nancy Conover. James Johnson, sponsor. TOP CENTER: Members of Alpha Beta Alpha get a chance to socialize with each other at their chili supper. BOTTOM CENTER: Beth Binney and Dr. Leiand May listen as Ann MuttI; president, conducts a meeting of the English Honor Society. ENGLISH HONOR SOCIETY. FRONT ROW: Jan Vogesser. Doni Ortman. Duane Thies, vice-pres.; Beth Binney. BACK ROW: Leiand May, sponsor; Carolyn Irvin, Linda Brockman, sec.-treas.; Bob Farris, Ann Mutti, pres.; Sue Barmann. Delta Tau Alpha English Honor Society Alpha Beta Alpha. ORGANIZATIONS 165 Students in some departments found it beneficial to join organizations related to their major. " Alpha Psi Omega was always attempting to upgrade the quality of performance and theater, " said Dr. Charles Schultz, sponsor. The club was responsible for two major productions— " Harvey " and " Once Upon a Clothesline. " Both shows were student directed and proceeds went towards theater scholarships. The one-act play " Marriage Proposal " went on tour, was taped and aired by KMWM. The honorary theater club also provided consultations for entries in the Variety Show, participated in Women Education Week with a reader ' s theater and was an integral part of all the major theater productions. Another active club was Sigma Alpha lota. " We are a service club to the music department, " said Corky Dochterman, presi- dent. Sigma Alpha lota helped the music depart- ment with food stands for Swing Choir Clinic and district music contest. For music majors, " Jury Day " (when graduating seniors perform for faculty members) was more relaxed with the club providing refreshments. Many activities included the men ' s music fraternity, Alpha Psi Omega. A Valentine ' s dance, Mr. Legs Contest won by Eldon Cross, and Sigma Alpha lota ' s annual Man of the Year honors won by Mike Nelson, were the activities the clubs had together. Along with activities sponsored with Sigma Alpha lota, the men of Phi Mu Alpha gave music majors a chance to get away from the practice rooms and relax. Besides discussing their common interest in music, members gathered around the piano at meetings, and held informal gatherings. 166 ORGANIZATIONS y, ■ r I ' SIGMA ALPHA IOTA. FRONT ROW: Frances Mitchell, sponsor; Pam Shafer. sgt.-at-arms; Kitty Scott, sec; Beth Hegeman, chap.; Trudy Hare, Nancy Jeffryes, treas.; Susan Jackson. BACK ROW: Debra Brit- ton, vice-pres.; Barbara Koerble, treas.; Corliss Dochtermann, pres.; Shannon Dumkrieger, Joyce Wood, Celestine Epps, Sarah Young, Ellen Lavinder. .Sigma Alpha Iota Phi Mu Alpha Alpha Psi Omega. ALPHA PSI OMEGA. FRONT ROW: Ange Felling, Jon Kruse. BACK ROW: Dick Blair, pres.; Dr. Charles Schultz. sponsor, Ella Slaughter, Bob Gately, David Shestak, sponsor, Greg Anderson. ( n n n fi PHI MU ALPHA. FRONT ROW: Earle Moss, sponsor: Joseph Ostrus, Kent Standerford, hist.; Chris Tornquist, Chris Thomas, Roger Britton, sec. ROW 2: Eldon Cross. Jack Hofmockel, Byron Eaton, Mike Tritten, Jon Yates, Steve Bridgewater, ward. BACK ROW: Ronald Porch, pledgemaster; Matt Lorimor, sec; Craig Archibald, vice-pres.; Michael Nelson, pres.; Randy Eckley, voc. dir.; Chris Gilbert. ABOVE: Angle Felling directs students in the production of " Once Upon a Clothesline. " BOTTOM: Corky Dochter- mann and Nancy Jeffryes. SAI officers, open discussion for their Valentine ' s dance. FAR LEFT: Sponsor Earle Moss leads the singing at a PMA meeting. TOP: Informal gatherings around the piano are common at PMA meetings, ORGANIZATIONS 167 KAPPA OMICRON PHI. FRONT ROW: Candy Clark, Debbie Peppers, distaff reporter; Roxie Reavis, pres.; Barbara Johnson, Diane Welbourne, treas.; Glenda Helm, Vicki Ellis, keeper of archives; Joyce RIGHT: Kathy Bovaird and Laura Widmer discuss possible dates for J- Day. BOTTOIVI: Diane Dougan dis- cusses a recent book review at a Pi Omega Pi meeting. Matthevi s, sec; Frances Shipley, sponsor. ROW 2: Merri Harrington, vice-pres.; Deb- bie Frieze, Debbie Brand, alumni rep.; Nita Harmes, program chmn.; LeeAnn Higgin- botham, Mary Beth Steinhauser, Cindy Gabbert, Leslie Martin, Cindy Johnson. Activating a Patron Patroness chapter in honor of their parents was one of the year ' s major accomplishments of Kappa Omicron Phi , honorary home economics society. In conjunction with their Founder ' s Day luncheon, held in December, the girls now also honor their parents with a certificate and honorary pledge pins. Joyce Matthews, secretary of Kappa Omicron Phi, said that the major money- making project for the group was the selling of caramel apples at the Homecoming game. Money ta( en into the organization was used basically for national fees, the Founder ' s Day activities, and a Homecoming coffee. During Inauguration Week, Kappa Omicron Phi was one of the sponsors of the visit of Dr. Dorothy Mitstifer, the national executive secretary of the group, who spoke at a " Creativity Workshop. " Although Pi Omega Pi, honorary national business education society, was a small group, 168 ORGANIZATIONS Terri Jackson, secretary, hoped that word would spread and more persons would become interested in membership. " We ' re not an expensive group. National dues are our only expense, " said Jackson. She mentioned that although no men were members of the group, it is open to them. Along with dinner meetings and a Christmas party, the group heard such speakers as the president of Certified Public Secretaries from St. Joseph and Robert Brown, associate professor of business and economics. One of the major undertakings for Society for Collegiate Journalists during the year was Journalism Day, an event which offered high school students the chance to associate with four Pulitzer Prize winners. " It was probably the most successful J-Day ever, " said Laura Widmer, president. Other group activities included a homecom- ing open house, a bake sale and monthly meetings. ik Kappa Omicron Phi Pi Omega Pi Collegiate Journalists. PI OMEGA PI FRONT ROW: Lana Collman. pres.; Diane Lawrence. BACK ROW: Kathy Callahan, vlce- pres.; Terri Jackson, sec: Debbie Pedersen. Debbie Wiederholt, treas,; Linda Nutgrass, Kathryn Belcher, sponsor. SOCIETY FOR COLLEGIATE JOURNALISTS. FRONT ROW: Debi Katleman, Joy Szymborski, Beth Binney Laura Widmer, Pres.; Kathy Bovaird. vice- pres.; Barbara Alexander. BACK ROW; Sue Bar- mann. Linda Brockman, Ann Mutti, sec.-lreas.; Bob Farris. Larry York, Duane Thies, Barb Guhlke. ORGANIZATIONS 169 4 4 BETA BETA BET a, FRONT ROW: James Cloepfil, Rhon- da Carder, J i e Schmitz, Debbie Johns, Paula Ohrt. BACK ROW:: Craig Gaugh, vice-pres.; Grant Wease, treas.; Steve Thomas, pres.; Jeff Billings, hist.; Melinda Spradling, Kenneth IVIinter, sponsor. v- A. ' BLUE KEY. FRONT ROW: Bob Glenn, Steve Scroggins, sec; Ted DeVore, Lilbon Clark, vIce-pres.; Brian Crawford, trees.; Virgil I Albertlni, sponsor. BACK ROW: Leo Brooker, pres.; Rex Gwinn, Dale Knowlton, Darrell Zellers, Kirk Mathews, Tim Bell. i5 RIGHT: Leo Brooker leads the discus- sion for Blue Key committee members in the Union. TOP: President Steve Thomas listens to money-making suggestions at a BBB meeting. 170 ORGANIZATIONS 11 Some groups formed organizations because of scholastic ability. Although this wasn ' t the only requirement for membership in the follow- ing organizations, it was an important con- sideration. Beta Beta Beta, national biological society, included about 25 biology students. The bi- monthly meetings were " basically business meetings. " President Steve Thomas explained, " but whenever possible we tried to get speakers. " These included graduate students, instructors working on research projects, or conservation agents. Although their activities were somewhat limited, the group planned a plant sale to be coordinated with the Art Department ' s annual sale in the spring. Another honor organization was Blue Key, national honor fraternity. This group included men who had a good scholastic record and showed leadership potential. A major activity throughout the year was the selection of a " Man of the Month. " This choice was " determined on a student ' s imoact on cam- pus, his school record, and what he had done on campus during that month, " said President Leo Brooker. The individual was then recogniz- ed at a dinner held in his honor. Since time was not always available for pro- jects, Brooker said their " main goal was to coordinate activities on campus. The meetings provided information. " Cardinal Key National Honor Society also in- cluded a wide variety of students. This was a benefit because the members " learned a lot about the different academic areas, " said Merry Harrington, president. " It was a good way to get a variety of viewpoints, " she added. Organization was slow at the start of the year as it took the club awhile to make adjustment of changing from Embers to Cardinal Key. Ob- taining new members was also a major under- taking. Once settled, however, the group began to become more active. They chose a " Leader of the Month " and organized a paper drive to raise money for the regional convention to be held on campus the next year. CARDINAL KEY, FRONT ROW: Lori Bowers, Nancy Hart, Maggie Ruggle. Carol Rusk, Martin Pope, pres.; Carol But- ton. Roxie Reavis, Joyce Matthews, sec; Jean Kenner, sponsor. BACK ROW; Jo Ellyn Juel. Leanne DeShong, hist.; Shannon Dumkrieger, vice-pres.; Nick Taylor, Michael Rosenthal, Teresa StangI, Linda Brockman, Merri Harrington. Beta Beta Beta Blue Key Cardinal Key. ORGANIZATIONS 171 DELTA PSI KAPPA. FRONT ROW; Karen Blake, Sandie Terry, Sheryl Wurster, hist.; Karen Kunz-Foley, Karen Elder, Chan Greene. ROW 2; Janet Allen, sec; Brenda Baker, vice-pres.; Debra Tuttle, Peg Gauthier, reporter; Pat Lipira, pres.; Cheryl Hargrove, chap., Mary Ernst. BACK ROW; Linda Martens, Tim Bell, Janet Burnham, Marty Albertson, Janet Cooksey, Donna Haer. Becoming more professional was tlie main goal for members of Delta Psi Kappa, the honorary fraternity for people interested in physical education and recreation. Activities of the group included a book sale, demonstrations, talks from trainers and a watermelon feed for a freshman get-together. Members also set up for athletic events and provided two scholarships for physical educa- tion or recreation majors. One of the fraternity ' s biggest events last spring was to host a mini-convention and ban- quet for nearby Delta Psi Kappa fraternities. Another honorary fraternity on campus was Pi Kappa Delta which had the primary function of representing active interest in academics through debate, orator and Individual events. The organization was open to students in- terested in forensics that compete regularly, however, students didn ' t have to be a member of the fraternity to compete in University tour- naments. Among their various functions the fraternity held the annual Show-Me Invitational tourna- ment and attended the national convention in Seattle, Wash. Even though they received about 100 invitations they were only able to compete in about 20 events. When attending the meets, members emphasized their motto " the art of persuasion beautiful and just. " Other activities included members providing demonstrations and sending tapes to area high school students to show what foren- sics was about. In addition to the honorary fraternities, there are also service fraternities. One of the service fraternities was Alpha Phi Omega which tried to uphold their motto " be a leader, be a friend, be of service " when they participated in several activities. Some of their activities included parties, in- itiation and participating in ' Almost Anything Goes. ' Members also ran a concession stand at football games, helped with registration, helped the Youth Association for Retarded Citizens with the Special Olympics, and worked on the Dance Marathon. The group also helped with several off- campus activities which included collecting for the Kidney Fund. Because of their various service projects, the growing fraternity claimed to be the world ' s largest service fraternity on college campus ' and tried to perform a multitude of services to the community and campus. .Delta Psi Kappa Alpha Phi Omega Pi Kappa Delta. 172 ORGANIZATIONS f ' l DEBATE HONOR TEAM. FRONT ROW; James Leu, sponsor, Lucie RIggs, Leslie Jones. Charles Ortman, George Hinshaw. sponsor. ROW 2: Carolyn Pope, Ward Smith. Debbie Vaudrin BACK ROW: Tim Gach, Larry Vaudrin. Kenny Himes. LEFT: War d Smith and Kenny Himes, Pi Kappa Delta members, relieve some tensions before a debate with Baylor. UPPER LEFT: Delta Psi Kappa member Janet Cooksey receives the game basketball after she broke the NWMSU single-scoring record in ' Kitten action at Kemper Arena. ALPHA PHI OMEGA. FRONT ROW: Channing Horner, sponsor; Brad Stephens, hist.; Kim Roades. Teresa Caselman. ROW 2: Kevin Rothenberger. pres.: Samuel Respos. Wendy Smith. Eileen Cooney. rec. sec. BACK ROW: Brady Snyder, sgt.-at-arms; Kevin Brunner. vice-pres.: Eugene Burenheide, ORGANIZATIONS 173 Ag Club SHEA. t Home economics involved more tiian " stirr- ing and stitching, and the Student Home Economics Association (SHEA) demonstrated just that. " We tried to escape the home-mal er image and push home economics as a profession, " said Gayle Wilson, SHEA reporter. Meetings were more than business dis- cussions and parliamentary procedure. A lec- turer from the National Dairy Council presented aids for teaching nutrition at a fall session. Home economics in other countries was spotlighted in the spring with a foreign home economics major presiding over the program. Delegates attended state and national con- ventions. " The conventions were great for mak- ing friends and getting new ideas, " said Wilson. The club also supported the dance-a-thon for muscular dystrophy and helped KDLX in their Christmas drive to help the needy. The Agriculture Club also combined social activities with learning. President Mike Smith felt the club was " a place where people with like interests in agriculture meet. " " Aggies " worked and played well together as shown by their variety of accomplishments. They built an arena, used for two horse shows, socialized at hayrides and barnwarmings and judged contests for local FFA chapters. Wednesday night meetings kept " aggies " in- formed on current issues such as the farm strike. Those who attended a summer conven- tion in Canada helped introduce ideas for the leadership conference held in February. The club served the campus by maintaining interest in agriculture and recruiting students. Outstanding members were recognized with awards and scholarships at their spring banquet. AG CLUB. FRONT ROW: Marvin Bettis, sponsor, Wayne Flanary, Dan Stanton, treas.; Karen Parrott, Doug Head, Kris Perry, David Thomas, Ed Hansen, Ron Alden, Ellen Bates, Julie Arment, Judy Mohn, Marty Barclay, hist. ROW 2: Pat Snuffer, Steven Germann, Brad Ross, Steve Schieber, Paul Martin, Jeff Chaney, Ray Schwarz, Mike Smith, pres.; Jon Simplot, soc. chmn.; Georgia Collins, sec; Eugene Burenheide, Vincent Schieber. ROW 3: Marty Carter, Phil Seipel, David Sierks, Ken Barnes, Don Peter, vice-pres.; Dale Grier, Kelley Bush, Gary Schreffler, Steve Silvius, Kevin Schieber, Brian Hausheer. BACK ROW: Ricky Westlake, Mark Gerlacit, Tom Eiberger, Jeff Huf- faker, Steve White, Lynn Schlake, Dan McDermott, Regan Fisher, Gary Carlson, Randy Sandage, Monty Freeman, Randy Weber. 174 ORGANIZATIONS »? J SHEA. FRONT ROW: Annelle Low- man, sponsor. Crissy Schmidt. Janet Gold. Debbie Pfeiffer. Gayle Wilson, reporter. Karen Cox. Linda Leek. Peggy Miller. Sherri Warren. ROW 2: Debbie Peppers, par.; Bonita Waller. Nancy Headrick. Patricia Duncan. Teresa Caselman, Joyce Graves. Joyce Matthews, Linda Fordyce. Barb Johnson, chmn. ROW 3: Candy Clark, Renae Denton, Janet Vetle, Janet Wymore, Diane Nielson, Sharon Denney. Jo Ann Adkins, Debra James, Clarita Carter, treas.; Roxie Reavis. chmn, BACK ROW: Diane Hicks, sponsor; Lee Ann Higgin- botham. Sandy Myers. Mary Beth Steinhauser, hist.; Roseanna Miller, Judy Croy. sec; Frances Streett, Terri Ceglenski. Cindy Johnson. ORGANIZATIONS 175 Math Club IA Club. Phi Delta Kappa, more commonly known as the Industrial Arts club, counted benches and tables while Theta Mu Gamma, math club, counted up their profits and counted down the days until their spring trip. Both organizations improved the appearance of the campus. Phi Delta Kappa built six picnic tables with benches for college park and provided benches outside the in- dustrial arts buildings. Theta Mu Gamma cleaned up after Homecoming and used the revenue for their annual trip. Other selling activities were publishing a campus directory and collecting computer cards and printout sheets for recycl- ing. Service to high school students was a part of projects for both groups. TMG sponsored a Math Olympiad during spring semester where 500 high school students competed. PDK ' s High Performance Team took their economical, energy-saving Pinto to Barnard High School for a demonstration. Neither club limited their activities to Maryville. Math majors, minors and computer science students of TMG had the option of tour- ing Texas Instruments in Dallas, the Johnson Space Center or oil refineries located in Houston. PSK ' s High Performance Team work- ed on a car to enter in the Alaskan Relay. In the relay, economical, energy saving cars were the winners. MATH CLUB. FRONT ROW: Kendall McDonald, adviser; Bobbie Kudlac, Doyle Fisher, vice-pres.; Cheryl Ayers, Carol Rusk, sec.-treas.; Susan Ward, Jo Ingle, Merry McDonald, Gary McDonald. ROW 2: David Bahnennann, Lori Mullenger, 176 ORGANIZATIONS Bijan Alumshoushtan, Jeffrey Billings, Michael Rosenthal, pres.; Kirk Parkhurst, Morton Kenner, Terry Renneck. BACK ROW: Art Simonson, George Barratt, Steve Boeh, Nick Taylor, Stan Tibbies, prog, chmn.; Matt Lorimor, Don Keast, Jon Rickman. ABOVE: Wade Scharff uses the perfor- mance analyzer to check energy- saving Pinto. CENTER: Mike Rosenthal, math club president, listens to report on campus directory profits. TOP: Phil Magana. Don Piveral and Wade Scharff check the engine of the High Perfor- mance Team ' s entry in the Alaskan Relay. lA CLUB. FRONT ROW: Wayne Flanary, Brad Roush. Billy Arnold, Mike Alberts, Tom Erickson. Mike Toombs. ROW 2: Andy Hurlburt, Doug VanSlyke. Phil Magana, pres.; Wade Scharff, Dennis Hoskins, Susan Standage, sec- treas. BACK ROW: Roland Minshall, vice-pres.; Randall Harris, Randal Hart, Don Piveral, Dan Morgan, Scott Henson. ORGANIZATIONS 177 NSSHA A.CS. Psychology Club Interest in certain majors led students to join departmental organizations for further educational benefits. Members found that par- ticipating in major-related clubs added insights into their fields. The American Chemical Society gave Chemistry majors an opportunity to gain prac- tical experience. " The club helped members help themselves in the chemistry field, " said Mike Barnes, vice-president. Members cleaned up after two football games, sold lab coats, and handbooks for chemistry and physics to finance their ac- tivities. The club also sponsored several infor- mal get togethers and picnics along with field trips. " It gave chemistry majors a chance to realize what chemistry was and where it would take them, " Barnes said. The National Student Speech and Hearing Association (NSSHA) formed this year so speech pathology majors could gain outside experience. The new organization was a nationally recognized branch of the American Speech Association. Members gave hearing evaluations at St. Gregory ' s elementary school to practice in- structional skills, attended the National ASA Convention in Chicago, visited the Boys Town Clinic and Iowa School for the Deaf. The club sold caramel apples at football games to help finance their activities. The Psychology Club also took field trips to further their education. Members attended the annual Psychology Fair in Kansa s in order to gain a broader outlook on psychology today. NSSHA. FRONT ROW; Sandra Carnes, Julie Ingram, Cheryl Deweerdt, pres.; Vicki Henry, Carol Pollard, Pat Waters. ROW 2: Sonja Walton, pub. chmn.; Lori Griffin, Arlene Greubel, Terr! Myers, Patti Austin, Betti Calvert, Mary Handley. BACK ROW: Dr. Timothy Meline, sponsor; Nancy Young, vice-pres.; Kris Nauman, Marsha Donovan, Angle Vogliardo, Robin Lewis, sec.-treas.; Gem McFarland. 178 ORGANIZATIONS WCHOloc PSYCHOLOGY CLUB, FRONT ROW: Homer LeMar. sponsor; Debbie Johns, Dee Halliday, Adrian Huk, sponsor. ROW 2: Keith Ferguson, Terry Cooper, Roland Tellier, photo. BACK ROW: Glenn Brown, Larry Henning, Larry Bunse, Greg Nicol. ORGANIZATIONS 179 oil Conservation Geology Club Pre-Med Cluh. GEOLOGY CLUB. FRONT ROW: Denise Chism, Marcia Carr, Peggy Sporer, pres.; Debbie Vaudrin, vice-pres.; Joyce Murphy. BACK ROW: Kim Peters, Jim Elliott, Brad VandeKamp, Eddit Atsib-Skinn, Wendel Hoppe, Steve McGeorge. Uniting people with common interests was a main purpose of three campus organizations this year. Geology club members had a chance " to get together and plan things on their own, " as they worked at money-making projects, had get-together parties and helped set up for various campus functions. The club was a departmental organization open to anyone interested. Highlighting their activities was the oppor- tunity to help Astronaut James Irwin with his lunar rock display when he appeared on cam- pus for a February lecture. Besides their activities, the club offered a scholarship on an academic basis. Selecting scholarship applicants for the Nodaway County Soil Conservation Board was a main job of the Soil Conservation club, the student chapter of the Soil Conservation Socie- ty of America. Among their activities the members enjoyed were speakers who discussed bee-keeping, wildlife, soil and pollution at the meetings. Besides attending meetings, the group also participated in other activities. They took a field trip to Squaw Creek Wildlife Refuge, picked up trash around Nodaway Lake and helped the local Nonpoint Pollution Board with the problems of soil erosion. Several trips were also taken by the Pre-Med club as they visited professional schools in Kansas City, Omaha and Columbia. This local club attempted to provide information to members about different programs on campus so members could find out more in their special field. To further their activities, the members collected donor cards for the Lion ' s club Eye Bank Drive and helped set up for the Northwest Mo. Regional Health Fair. ABOVE: Two Geology Club members look over different items on display. RIGHT: Soil Conservation President Mike Killingsworth reflects on future club plans. 180 ORGANIZATIONS SOIL CONSERVATION CLUB. FRONT ROW: Julie Arment, Carol Ann Brommel. Patrick Rardon, Steve Schieber, Dean Gillespie, vice-pres. BACK ROW: Mike Killingsworth, pres.; Robert Payne, Al Sieh, Ben Tobin. Bryce Strohbehn. ' tr 1 PRE-MED Club. FRONT ROW: Rick Carter. Craig Gaugh, pres.: Mike Smith, Steve Brightwell, Rhonda Gaugh, sec: Genevieve Simeroth, Anita Younger, JoEllen Book, treas.; James Lott, sponsor. BACK ROW: Allen Reavis, Carolyn Elliott, Grant Wease, vice-pres.; Mark Carr, Larry Henning, Kevin Kackley, David Frueh, Jim Cloepfil. ORGANIZATIONS 181 FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES. FRONT ROW: Jim Smeltzer, sponsor, Debbie Johns, Mike Colwell, Ken Manwarring, Kirk Mathews, Tim Bell, treas.; Julie Schmitz, Deloris Uehling, Virgil Alber- tini, sponsor. BACK ROW: Jim Ingram, Matt Borgard, pres.; Andy Ruesche. Mike Olerich, Mike Peterson, Darrell Davis, Paul Wilson, Jim Bivens. New organizations were constantly forming. Tliree relatively recent additions have been Cir- cle K, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the Accounting Society. Circle K ' s formation began last summer. " We started with a membership drive, " said Presi- dent Michael Kinman. Publicity included peo- ple talking about the group. " During the fall semester we had an informal get-together in the Union. " The group was chartered with 22 members. Their main concern was service projects which started with painting a house. From there, they visited the home for mentally retarded citizens in Maryville. Another non-profit, relatively new organiza- tion was the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Their main goal was " to bring out the Christian faith in every person through athletics, " said President Matt Borgard. " To be a member, you didn ' t have to be an athlete, " said Borgard. People involved in the group ranged from varsity sports members to those involved in intramurals. The meetings did not involve sports. They were basically centered around various readings and discussions. The Accounting Society was started in 1976. They were set up for accounting majors on an " associate " and " active " basis. " We provided service for other accounting students and members of the community, " said President Shannon Green. During the year tutoring services were offered for beginning ac- counting students. They also participated in VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistants. The program helped qualifying students and citizens with their income tax forms. FCA Circle K Accounting Society 182 ORGANIZATIONS CsfH fi ACC( Slsgl CIRCLE K. FRONT ROW: Debbie Newton, Chris Engel. Laurie Anderson, sec; Carol Negaard. Paula Mires. Deborah Walley. ROW 2: Julie Conner. Monica Glaspie. Caria Krull, Kyle Garrett, vice-pres.; Kevin Garrett, treas.; Lisa Wilson, Perry Echelberger, advisor. BACK ROW: Bill Gorsuch, Mike Kinman, pres.; Ken Barnes. Chris Montgomery, Barry Harms. Allen Southern. TOP CENTER: Matt Borgard, presi- dent, and other members discuss various readings at a FCA meeting. BOTTOM CENTER: Circle K members begin a year of service by painting a local citizen ' s home. ACCOUNTING SOCIETY. FRONT ROW: Christy Williams, Judy Slaght, Ken Davis, Beth Sommerhauser. vIce-pres.; Debbie LeMaster, Beth Dakan. sec; Charles Hawkins, adviser. ROW 2: Bill Blankenship. adviser; Karen Staub. Mike Fallis. Bob McNeese. com- m chmn.; Kevin Fichter. Janet Brunner, Barb Potter, Jayne Kuryluk, treas. ROW 3; Shannon Green, pres.; Mark Rinehart, John Weatherhead, Leo Brooker, Chuck Long, Fred Wedemeier, Anthony Leffert. BACK ROW: Steve Stoner, Rick Tunning, Paul Marx, act chmn., Ted Espey, Mike Shough, Rick West, Dennis Carter. ORGANIZATIONS 183 TOWER 4-H. FRONT ROW: Emma Protzman, sec.-treas.; Gail Campbell, vice-pres.; Patricia Bennum, pres.; Dean Gillespie. BACK ROW: Nancy Christensen, Gena Walden, Angela Bruce, hist.; Duane Thies. ABOVE: Looking for money-making ideas Wintress Rowoth and Gena Walden look through a 4-H publication. TOP: Maggie Ruggle, president of Sigma Society, discusses Homecoming projects. BOTTOM: Members of Christ ' s Way Inn listen to a Bible study discussion. .Tower 4-H Christ ' s Way Inn Sigma Society 184 ORGANIZATIONS CHRIST ' S WAY INN. FRONT ROW: Jenette Rockey, Donella Holaday, Chad Rockey, Susan Reed, Sandra Carter. ROW 2: Kay Allmain, Alice Holland, Susan Sonnenmoser, Vicki Rockey, ' Vv Although often called the nearest " co-ed dorm " for students, actually Christ ' s Way Inn was a special home with strict policies for those who lived there. But Christ ' s Way members did more than own a house. Two Bible study youth meetings were held each week for members, so each had the chance to decide what the New Testament meant to them. Another activity of the group in- cluded youth rallies and gospel teams that went to nearby churches to perform Sunday ser- vices. Members were also encouraged to do evangelical work. Taking the initiative to get involved also described Sigma Society. Helping others who were not as privileged as themselves was what Sigma Society was all about. Members sent food to a local family at Thanksgiving and visited patients at St. Francis Hospital on Valentine ' s Day. Country Cousins and the University Friends Program were other projects of Sigma Society which involved area children. Often these little sisters were taken to the park, to a movie or to a party in their honor. Presents were given to them at Christmas. Members also helped out at graduation, built a Homecoming float and did volunteer work around the community. Getting involved also described the Tower 4- H Club. They participated in several events throughout the year, some for service and some for fun. Members worked at basketball games sell- ing soda, collected for the United Way Fund and helped with officer-training meetings at nearby 4-H clubs. They also visited the nearby Sheltered Workshop and the Wayne Van Zomeren Group Home to help the mentally retarded and handicapped. H iKn SIGMA SOCIETY. FRONT ROW: Diana Zipf, Pam Conrick, Sherrie Webb, Deb Mason, vice-pres.; Glenda Heinn, hist.; Nancy Headrick, Linda Nutgrass, treas.; Debbie Fausett. Jo Boley. Terri Wright, Deanna God- dard. Cindy Rosenberger. ROW 2; Peggy Miller, adviser; Debbie Noonan, Kathy Bagley, Becky Shaver, Sara Lyon, Crissy Schmidt, Jill Terrill, Rachel Mallas, rec. sec; Chery Coenen, Kathy Adkins, corr. sec; Terri Dixon, Maggie Ruggle, pres.; JoAnn Stamm, adviser. BACK ROW: Lisa Gates, Pam Glenn, Robin Dehn, home, chmn., Pam Roese, Pat Nehe, pledge trnr.; Judy Kirby, Julie Holland. Joyce Lang. Sharon Gebhardt, Susan Fensom, Kathleen Shoemaker, Renae Denton. ORGANIZATIONS 185 YARC. FRONT ROW: Denise Gutschenritter, Nancy Grant, Evelyn Ray, Sherri Warren, Vernelle Beery, Deborah Walley, THIRD FOUNDATION. FRONT ROW: Sheila Curry, pres.; Mike Mahoney, Pat Snutfer, treas.; Vickie Yates, sec. BACK 186 ORGANIZATIONS LEFT A close Checker game causes excitement at the Sheltered Workshop as YARC members visit BELOW: Members ol Third Foundation look through the latest in science fiction. SUNDAY NIGHT SUPPER CLUB. FRONT ROW; Peg Rosenburg. sponsor; Linda Fordyce, Franken rep ; Susie Wilson, Millikan rep.: KarIa Bartels. Ann Bohling. Linda Leek, sec: Elaine Simonson. sponsor ROW 2: Dale Rosen- burg. sponsor; Wintress Rowoth. Carol Rusk. Lynda Grossman. Hudson rep.; Becky Shaver, Sally Oestmann, Bob Dutf. Art Simonson, sponsor. ROW 3; Sue Guilliams, Gordon Pedersen, Phil Lowry, Larry York. DIeterich rep.; Duane Thies, Frances Streett. Judy Croy. BACK ROW: Cathy Miller. Laurie Amend. Nick Taylor. Mark Cravi ford. Stan Tibbies, Chris Gilbert, dorm rep.; Roger Watkins, James Balrd. L Closely encountering science fiction became the main goal for the Third Foundation. Meetings were held weekly to give science fic- tion buffs a chance to get together and discuss the possibilities of the future. " It was a chance to get together and meet people who shared a common bond, " said John McMillen, vice-president. " We took field trips to see " Close Encounters of the Third kind " and " Star Wars. " " The Third Foundation gave students who enjoyed reading science fiction an outlet for their interests, " said Dr. Carroll Fry, sponsor. The Youth Association for Retarded Citizens was another organization that believed in help- ing people through personal encounters. Twen- ty student volunteers cooperated with the Maryville Sheltered Workshop. More vocational activities were added to the program for the year. " We had recreational ac- tivities such as bowling and pool, but we also added an adult basic education and living ac- tivity, " said President Dave Roed. " The Abel class taught basic skills such as cooking and cleaning. " " Members kept the club going, because everyone did their part, " Roed said. " People joined for their own self-satisfaction in helping other people. " The Sunday Night Supper Club was also In- terested in helping people. " The club was organized for fellowship, " said Chris Gilbert, representative. Members challenged the Wesley Center to a basketball game, making it the first co-ed basketball game played on campus. The organization finished third in the Homecoming house decorating competition. .Third Foundation YARC Sunday Night Supper Club. ORGANIZATIONS 187 Organizations like the Chinese Club, Messengers and Student Missouri State Teachers Association (Student MSTA) provid- ed students an opportunity to share common interests and meet new friends. The Chinese Club shared their Oriental traditions with Americans on Chinese Day. Ex- hibits included a martial arts demonstration, a Thai dancer, folk songs, movies and a Chinese dinner. Nearly 300 people attended the festivities. Highlighting Chinese Festival Day was the club ' s presentation of a 100-foot ceremonial dragon to the University. President B.D. Owens was given the honor of painting the dragon ' s eyes, which symbolized his giving direction to Chinese students and the University. According to Lily Wu, former president, the Chinese Club helped foreigners who " had trou- ble speaking English and were too shy to make new friends. " The Messengers provided a way for students to make Christian friends. Besides weekly Bible studies and cost suppers, the club ado pted a ward at St. Joseph State Hospital. Every month the group would play bingo, sing and serve refreshments to the patients. However, lack of attendance hurt the club. President Renaldo Nizzi felt the size of the club had decreased because " students were in- volved in studies and other activities, there was just no time. " A club that didn ' t take-up students ' time was Student MSTA " It was an organization that gave a lot, without having to put a lot into It, " said Kathleen Shoemaker, president. The club ' s speakers at their monthly meetings covered education-oriented topics. Their major project was sponsoring a Teaching Fair for high school Future Teachers of America. 188 ORGANIZATIONS MESSENGERS. FRONT ROW: Ann Bohling, Sally Oestmann, Rebecca Boettner. Leo Hance. BACK ROW: Luke Boone, sponsor; Elyse Bohling, Cliff McNair, Renaldo Nizzi, Virginia McNair. SMSTA Messengers Chinese Students Club LEFT: William Hinckley, adviser lor SMSTA. looks through a MSTA publication BOTTOM: Members volunteer (or a committee for the Chinese New Year celebration. BOTTOM LEFT: The Chinese Club isn ' t restricted to Chinese students, as Americans and foreigners are active members. SMSTA. FRONT ROW: Dr Ruth Larmer, sponsor; Nancy Cole, vice-pres.; Sherrie Webb. Karen Blake. Dianne Stark. Connie Carver. LaRue Sherman. Dr. William Hinckley. sponsor. ROW 2: Nancy Jeff ryes, treas.: Anna Groves. Denise Gutschenritter. soc. chmn.; Kathy Adkins. Pam Conrick. Julia Helzer. sec; Maria Worley, Nancy Grant, Nancy Hart ROW 3: Suzanne Cruzen. Sally Conaway. Deb- bie Rush. Lynda Helms. Lisa Alexander. Debbie Wasson. Jan Voggesser. hist ; Peggy Mohr. BACK ROW: Rebecca Boettner, Julie Maudlin. Marsha Donovan. Pat Nehe. Gena Walden. Caria Krull. Angela Fisher. Debbie Keast. vice- pres.; Kathleen Shoemaker, pres. UK.. CHINESE STUDENTS CLUB. FRONT ROW: Sarah Chang, Angela Yu, Li- Ren Sun. Bernard Ho, Lily Wu. pres,: Somchai Chirayus. Li-Na Chen. BACK ROW: Chris Ho, Michael Liu, T.C. Chiang. Albert Tsui, Ten-Pie Joseph Hsu, Shin-Hvifei Wayne Chang, The Man Tsang. Charissa Ma. ORGANIZATIONS 189 v» Individuals came from different en- vironments, and merged into one student body. Coming to a relatively small campus defied the old wives ' tale of becoming just a number as freshmen, upper classmen, and faculty mingled freely. Students chose to identify with any of the several cliques on campus or else disappear into the security of being alone. Although divided by classes and majors, students still shared a common bond of lear- ning. Faculty members helped further student- administration relations by getting to know each individual a little bit better. Smaller classes added to a more open, friendly class at- mosphere, and instructors seemed more human. An increasing number of foreign students added an extra flair to campus personalities as a part of their world and traditions became •.•. ' . A combination of 4500 students living and studying together on one campus resulted in a mixture of personalities. Their hobbies, habits, credos and mannerisms made the ur ii ifity unified and diversified. . ' JS . ► Graduate Students. r ■ ' Abdul-Rasheed Abina, Business Kathy Bovaird, Psychology Sarah Chang, Business Management Charngyi Chen, Business Li-Na Chen, Biology Howard Ho, Business Patricl lluore. Marketing Beh Kaiantari-Darani, Business Reehan Malik, Business Management 192 GRADUATE STUDENTS Abina Malik •«. I LEFT: Schedules are finalized when students pull class cards. TOP; Cam- pus grounds appear to be under a Lon- don fog as repairs are made on heating steam pipe. ABOVE: Renova- tion of Ad Building keeps Registrar ' s Office in an uproar. Cynthia Markham. Speech Theater Chayongsak Pisitpong. Business Bijan Pournazeri, Business Eric Scott, Business Roy Spencer, Business Mari Swords, Psychology Brenda Titus. Guidance Counseling Weiwei Tyan, Business Yi-Ran Wu. Business GRADUATE STUDENTS Markham Wu 193 BELOW: Despite graduate courses, Tom Norris finds time to instruct peopie in the sport of parachuting. LEFT: Tom Norris checl s a jumper ' s rip cord before take-off. Grads find ' once is not enough ' Yes, Virginia, there is life after a B.S. degree. For tlie 647 part and full-time graduate students, one degree was not enough and they sought advanced degrees. Students returned to continue the same line of study or to begin an entirely new field of interest. " I came back to school because I didn ' t want to work in my major field, " explained Deb Marshall. " I am going after a completely different degree because I just don ' t want to work in retail. " As a married graduate student. Deb found her studies restricted her time at home. " I spent less time with my husband, " she said, " because I often had work to do. " Even though graduate studies cut into her family life, Deb found little difference between graduate and undergraduate classes. " The term papers were harder but the material wasn ' t much different. " Although graduate students are allowed to take up to 12 hours, many, like Sally Burley, take a reduced load because they must also support themselves and their families. " The number of hours you carry depends on what type of job you have, " Sally said. " I ' m carrying six hours because I work full time. " Tom Shannon, graduate assistant to the In- tramural Director, studied economics as an un- dergraduate but returned this year to study physical education. He found that using what you learn was distinctive of graduate work. " You take information as a graduate student and then apply it, " Tom explained. " The facts are presented and you must agree. " Foreign students have extra problems with graduate studies. Li-na Chen, from the Republic of China, received her B.S. in China. " Grad classes here are different, " she said, " but the teachers help me a lot. " Li-na, who worked on a medical technology degree, was appreciative of the information she received. " I like to learn and the information will be helpful to me. " Another graduate student, Tom Norris, agreed that his classes were a continuation of his undergraduate classes. " Things are pretty much the same. In fact I don ' t find much difference at all, " he said. N 194 GRADUATE STUDENT FEATURE LEFT: Supervising activity at the Millikan Hall desk are graduate student Deb Marshall and her husband. TOP: Graduate students like Kathy Bovaird became really involved in campus ac- tivity. Kathy served as MISSOURIAN editor. ABOVE: Finding time to relax is a little more difficult for the graduate student but Tom Shannon takes time to read the paper. GRADUATE STUDENT FEATURE 195 Beth Ackerman, Marketing Debra Agenstein, Merchandising of Apparel David Ajuoga, Biology JoAnn Adkins, Child and Family Relations Marty Albertson, Physical Education Janet Allen. Physical Education Rh onda Allison, Elementary Education Laurie Amend, Music Gene Anderson, Broadcasting Barbara Andrews, Elementary Education Jenny Arthur, Marketing Esimaje Atsib-Skinn, Philosophy Julie Ausmus, Physical Education El. and Sec. Patti Austin, Communication Disorders Rodney Auxier, Physical Education Cheryl Ayers, Mathematics ft-:- i ' Cheaper by the dozen, ' but 60? We ' ve all had times when we ' ve had to wait in line with brothers and sisters to use the bathroom; but sixty brothers and sisters is a lit- tle unheard of, even in Nigeria. Tony Aburime is from Nigeria and his father has seven wives and sixty children. " I have always praised my father for being able to tackle the problems, " said Aburime. Traditional laws allowed polygamy, but it seemed to be declining in the country. " I guess there are fewer girls nowadays. None of them want to share a husband, " he said. According to Aburime, Nigeria is a modern country with much western influence. He added that they had " all of the things that you have here except the space program. " Aburime noticed soccer, the most popular sport in Nigeria, was rising in popularity everywhere but in the United States. " I was sur- prised to find It ' s not really a popular sport here, " said Aburime. " Even the young boys en- joy soccer. They start out playing with soccer balls the size of regular tennis balls. " He started playing very young and was quite a good soccer player. Aburime came to America three years ago and attended New York State University. He was a senior majoring in art and hoped to return to Nigeria after he got his masters degree. He transfered to NWMSU because he ' d heard from his brother that the University offered an excellent art program so he decided to come here to complete his degree. LEFT; Tony Aburime discussed the ad- vantages and disadvantages of being one in a family of 60. ABOVE LEFT: Mary Ann McGuff strolls to her class in mixed emotions. Randall Ayers, Personnel Management Roger Baker, Business Management William Baldon. Finance and Insurance Mike Barnes, Chemistry Bruce Barstov f, Business Management Karia Bartels. Spanish Cheryl Bateman, Office Administration Thomas Baxter, Medical Technology Sourie Bayoh, Accounting Gregory Belcher, Business Computer Science Tim Bell. Physical Education Andrew Betz, Agriculture Jeffrey Billings. Zoology Karen Blake, Physical Education Recreation Kathryn Bland, Otiice Management Susan Blodgett, Psychology George Boateng, Physical Education Rebecca Boettner, Elementary Education SENIORS Ayers Boettner 197 Games provide dorm recreation Monica Soger, Horticulture Jo Boley, Physical Education Diann Bounds, Elementary Education Donna Bovaird, Mathematics Lori Bowers, Speech Theater Mark Bowers, Business Economics Richard Bowers, Finance and Insurance Rod Boyer, Agriculture James Braden, Business Computer Science Greg Brannen, Agriculture Business Dana Branson, Accounting Barney Brinl man, Psychology Debra Britton, Music Roger Britton, Music Linda Brockman, English Journalism Leo Brooker, Accounting Rex Brooker, Mathematics Risa Brousseau, Elementary Education 198 SENIORS Boger Brousseau LEFT: Backgammon games fill an evening ' s activities. ABOVE: Millikan Hall provides living facilities for nearly 300 girls. Vincent Brown, Industrial Arts Education Cheryl Brownlee, Business Management Eugene Burenheide, Agriculture Business Kim Burgess, Elementary Education Jerry Burks, Physical Education Janet Burnham, Physical Education El. and Sec. Brenda Butler, Office Administration Carol Button, Elementary Education Jenny Byergo, Accounting Thomas Bynum, Industrial Arts Donna Bywaters. Practical Nursing Kathleen Callahan, Office Administration SENIORS Brown Callahan 199 I Paula Calvin, Business Management Roberta Campbell, Library Science Gary Carlson, Animal Science Sandra Carnes, Communication Disorders Mary Carricl , Psychology Sociology Deborah Carril er, Business Computer Science Dennis Carter, Accounting Paul Carter, Accounting Helen Caton, Horticulture William Cauveren, Finance and Insurance r ' Special ' people know . . . They have a friend For the past five summers Julie Wall er has had the ideal vacation employment. Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., she swam, rode horses, bowled, visited libraries and museums, and picnicked . . . with 57 men- tally socially handicapped persons. Walker ' s job at the Kansas City Diagnostic Center helped dispel myths associated with retarded people and juvenile offenders. " Peo- ple feel uncomfortable working with the mental- ly handicapped, especially Mongoloids, because they might look, talk, or act differently. I found retarded people to be the happiest peo- ple in the world, " she said. Walker felt the juveniles she worked with were pretty special people. " They ' re greatly in- fluenced by peer pressure, but on a one-to-one basis, they ' re very good, " she said. Walker would prefer working with juvenile offenders because she related better. According to Walker, benefits from her job have been innumerable. " I ' ve grown-up and am more open-minded and perceptive of others, " she said. " I got satisfaction in little ways; mainly that they trusted me as a friend, not a dis- ciplinarian. " Although Walker ' s a special education ma- ior, she felt those without her skills are also effective volunteers. " It doesn ' t take a special kind of person, " she said. " Working with the handicapped improved my self-image. I get more from them than I give to them. They are the nicest, warmest people in the world. " Robert Chadwick. Business Management Ron Chambers. Business Management Vickie Chapman, Practical Nursing Somchai Chirajus. Business Management Robin Christianson. Biology Rhonda Churchill, Elementary Education Donald Clark, Sociology Lilbon Clark, Biology Becky Clements, Practical Nursing Denise Clizer, English James Cloepfil, Biology Judith Coffman, Psychology Sociology Lana Coffman, Office Administration Nancy Cole, Elementary Education Janet Cooksey, Elementary Education Connie Cornelius, Elementary Education Karen Cox, Child and Family Relations Rhonda Cox, Merchandising of Apparel Cathy Craig, International Marketing Mark Crawford, Business Management Judy Croy, Vocational Home Economics Brenda Cummins, Elementary Education Jim Cundiff, Business Management Sheila Curry, English Darrell Davis, Physical Education LEFT: Julie Walker takes time out from her hectic days to sit back and relax. SENIORS Chadwick Davis 201 At times, a long tiring ordeal Jane Davis, Art Jeff Davison, Social Science History Kurby Dawson, Industrial Technology Robin Dehn, Elementary Education Kevin Demanett, Physical Education Oma Derrick, English Journalism Leanne Deshong, Personnel Management Cheryl Deweerdt, Communication Disorders David Dorn. Business Industrial Technologi Diane Dougan, Library Science Cathy Downer, Sociology Shannon Dumkrieger, Music Steven Eason, Business Industrial Technology Randy Eckley, Music Don Edwards, Physical Education Don Ehlers, Zoology Karen Elder, Physical Education Dance James Elliott, Earth Science Kathy Ellis, History Vicki Ellis, Vocational Home Economics Celestine Epps, Music Sue Erickson, Elementary Education Michael Fallis, Accounting Steven Fausett, Accounting Angela Felling, Speech Theater 202 SENIORS Davis Felling Pamela Ferguson Practical Nursing Angela Fisher Elementary Education Doyle Fisher Business— Computer Science 1 LEFT; Bleachers provide a resting place for an exhausted student after a work-out. ABOVE; Tension mounts as students struggle through the crowd hoping their required courses are not closed. Rose Fisher Business Management Daniel Flaherty Political Science Wayne Flanary Industrial— Ag. Tech. Ann Fogle Elementary Education Pat Forbis Psych— Quantitative Anal. Kathleen Ford Sociology SENIORS Ferguson Ford 203 Nelson Ford, Industrial Arts Karen Foss, Broadcasting Steven Frailey, Marl eting Judie Frazey, Business Robert Frederick, Elementary Education David Frueh, Biology Vickl Fulk, Elementary Education Jo A. Gallagher, Office Administration Dale Gard, Social Science History Craig Gaugh, Pre-med Zoology Rhonda Gaugh, Practical nursing Margaret Gauthier Physical Education UPPER RIGHT: Practice makes perfect as Dr. Charles Schultz and Howard Prost block a scene during a rehearsal from Summertree. RIGHT: Terry Heath reminisces about her summer spent waiting on stars at Crown Center. 204 SENIORS Ford Gauthier Sharon Gebhardl. Office Administration Terry George, Accounting Jeanette Gladney, Personnel Management Janet Gold. Merchandising Joe Goldner, Business Management Robert Good. Elementary Education Chan Greene. Physical Education Virginia Greever. Practical Nursing Arlene Greubel, Communication Disorders Dale Grier, Animal Science Edward Griffin. Broadcasting Business Rex Groom. Industrial Arts Ram Gude. Business Economics Brian Guge. Finance and Insurance Susan Guilliams. Elementary Education Lillian Guthland. Elementary Education Elizabeth Guthrie. Elementary Education Denise Gutschenritter. Elementary Education Joseph Hackney. Finance and Insurance Donna Haer. Physical Education -rr Famous stars common to Heath Being a waitress wasn ' t all drudgery, es- pecially if part of your work routine was to serve people like Peter Frampton or Moham- mad Ali. For the past two summers, Terry Heath work- ed at the Coffee Gardens Restaurant at Kansas City ' s Crown Center Hotel. It was just part of her job to wait on celebrities and well-known per- sonalities who might come in anytime. " It was fun and educational too, " said Heath, a senior English major. One of the things she enjoyed was working during the Republican National Convention in 1976. " It was interesting to hear all the delegates discussing the conven- tion over lunch. " During the convention, she met Henry Kissinger and Mrs. Gerald Ford. While waiting on famous personalities would seem exciting. Heath sometimes didn ' t recognize them. For instance, she had almost finished waiting on the Captain and Tenille before she realized who they were. " They just looked like ordinary people, " she laughed. Another time, she didn ' t recognize Peter Frampton. " I thought he was just some high school kid. " Other celebrities Heath met and waited on in- cluded Jim Nabors, Wolfman Jack, Tony Orlan- do, and groups such as Heart, Kiss, the Beach Boys, George Benson ' s band, and the Com- modores. SENIORS Gebhardt Haer 205 University offers variety Kim Hall Elem. Ed.— LD Leonard Hall Psychology Bruce Halstead Social Science— History Hollis Hamilton Business Management Steve Hamilton Industrial Arts-Dept. Gregory Hammer Social Science— History Leo Dean Hance Business Management Mary Lou Handley Communication Disorders Douglas Hansen Biology Nita Harmes Merchandising Merri Harrington Foods and Nutrition Ed Hansen Vocational Agriculture Mark Hansen Finance and Insurance Rodney Harris Speech Broadcasting Alan Hart Business Management Nancy Hart Elem. Ed.— LD Lynnette Hartman Music Bridget Harvey Elem. Ed.— EMR Nancy Headrick Vocational Home Ec. Terry Heath English Ray Heeman Finance and Insurance Glenda Helm Child and Family Larry Helm Business — Industrial Tech. Lynda Helms Social Science — History 206 SENIORS Hall Helms Julia Helzer Elementary Education Reva Herbert, Psychology Brenda Herring, Art Randy Hillabolt. Accounting Candy Hinshaw. Textiles and Clothing Rita Hochard, Business Computer Science Connie Hoedl, Elementary Education Roberta Hoffelmeyer, Elementary Education LEFT: Students " dance for those who can ' t " at a muscular dystrophy benefit dance. ABOVE LEFT; A conflict in classes causes Scott Ozborne to change his schedule. SENIORS Helzer Hoffelmeyer 207 RIGHT: Coloring up these children ' s world. Mary Beth Francis introduced various art media to the children as part of an independent study. LOWER RIGHT: Braving the rain, two spectators stay to watch the rest of the game. David Holle, Physical Education Elem. and Sec. Bill Holtapp, Industrial Arts Scott Hompland, Biology Monica Horan, International Marketing Dennis Hosl ins, Industrial Technology Karen Hotze, Animal Science Mark Huff, Chemistry Darrell Hughes, Business Management Jack Humphrey, Agriculture Business Darrell Hute, Art Lawrence Hutsler, Personnel Management Ukegbu Igbani, Accounting Julie Ingram, Communication Disorders Jean Ismert, Elementary Education Chihiro Isogawa, Spanish Michael Jackson, Computer Science Rex Jackson, Wildlife Ecology Conservation Donald Jacobs, Physical Education Debra James, Vocational Home Economics Nancy Jeffryes, Elementary Education Danny Jensen, Business Management Dean Jensen, Art Jon Jessen, Vocational Agriculture Roberta Jobst, Practical Nursing 208 SENIORS Holle Jobst Creativity develops as Francis inspires " It ' s all right, " the dark-haired girl consoled the child as he discouragingly gave up on his third attempt to draw a Christmas tree. " You can make your tree look however you want. No two trees look the same anyway. " Try- ing again, the child drew a well-shaped tree and added a Santa Claus. The girl was Mary Beth Francis, a senior art student and the child was one of a dozen regulars who attended the weekly art sessions Francis held at the Margaret Davidson Complex as part of an independent study. Although there wasn ' t a standing line for the first of the sessions, attendance soon picked up as news of the venture spread on the youthful grapevine. " I only had one or two children the first cou- ple of weeks, " Francis remembered. " But I en- couraged them to tell their friends about it, and ' d go outside where the children were playing and ask if they wanted to come in and see what we were doing. " After awhile, about a dozen children showed up regularly. After all, " no child could pass up a new box of crayons! " Even though " it wasn ' t a class for them, " she said, " it was a learning experience for me. " Cindy Johnson, Child and Family Relations David Jones, Agriculture Business Joellyn Juel, Music Kevin Kackley, Pre-Medical Zoology Kimberly Kassen, Child and Family Relations Deborah Keast, Elementary Education SENIORS Johnson Keast 209 Singing university blues Thomas Keilbey, Marketing Kevin Kelley, Physical Education Elem. and Sec. Michael Kelly, Finance and Insurance Judy Kiburz, Mathematics Michael Killingsworth, Vocational Agriculture Michael Kinman, Agriculture Judy Kirby, Elementary Education Steven Klinger, Finance and Insurance Barbara Koerble, Art John Koffman, Psychology Beverly Kopp, Office Administration Karia Kopp, Elementary Education Caria Krull, Elementary Education Barbara Kunkel, Practical Nursing Karen Kunz-Foley, Physical Education Health Candi Lacy, Merchandising of Apparel 210 SENIORS Keilbey Lacy ABOVE: After standing in a long line, Sheila White finally gets to pay her fees. RIGHT: Laboratory work proves beneficial for an amateur scientist. TOP RIGHT: Featured soloist Susan Silvius, puts her heart and soul in a jazz perfor- mance. Loretta Lage, Home Economics Karen Lahey, Vocational Home Economics Thomas Lancaster, Broadcast Business Joyce Lang, Psychology Sociology Kathleen Lathrop, Elementary Education Kim Laverenty, Elementary Education Gregory Leech, Accounting Scott Lehr, Speech Communication James Leigh, Accounting Cindy LeMaster, Elementary Education Debra LeMaster, Accounting Debra Leonard, Broadcast Business David Lewis, Industrial Arts Rene Linden, Elementary Education Rebecca Livengood, Business Management Steven Long, Business Management Steven Longabaugh, Agriculture Statistics Douglas Lonn, Psychology Sociology SENIORS Lage Lonn 211 Conaway loses 85; regains confidence Life began over again for Sally Conaway when she lost 85 pounds. Joining Weight Watchers Aug. 17, 1976, Conaway emerged 51 weeks later— ainnost the year to the date— Aug. 16, 1977, 85 pounds lighter at her goal weight. Conaway, a senior elementary education major, said, " I decided that since I was going to be a teacher, I wanted my students to respect me. But I had to respect myself first and have confidence, which I didn ' t have. " Working together to lose weight was one of the benefits she said she got from the Weight Watchers program. " It was nice to know other people had the same problem I d id. " Losing on the average one and a half pounds a week, she said she never " cheated " during the time she was on the program. " I just couldn ' t, " she said. For one thing, she explain- ed, she had to pay each week to go to the meetings. Being newlyweds, Conaway said she and her husband, Jim, had to scrimp for the money and special food. I didn ' t want to come home and tell Jim that I had gained weight after we scrounged for money, " she said. Conaway, who said she had had a problem with her weight since she was a child, enjoyed for the first time shopping for and buying new clothes. " But, " she said, " I know I ' ll always have to watch my weight. " Being on the program did help her develop good eating habits which have stuck. " Now I can just eat vegetables and fruits for snacks and be satisfied. Also, I eat slower and eat only the right foods. I don ' t snack on impulse anymore either, instead I find something else to do. " Since she shed her excess weight, Conaway felt her life had changed. " I can do things on my own and speak for myself now. I didn ' t feel con- fident in public before without someone else. " Being at the weight she had worked so hard for gave Conaway a new perspective on life and helped her become the kind of person she wanted to be. " I see my future now, before I couldn ' t, " she concluded. 212 SENIORS 11 f ' Diinds ■■ ' LEfT:Sj i p ' , V Charissa Ma. Accounting Adewole Magbagbeola, Agronomy Debra Mahoney, Elementary Education George Mallgie, Business Management Rachel Mallas. Elementary Education Janet Mannen, Elementary Education Sharon Marrs, Elementary Education Linda Martens, Physical Educatlon Elem. and Sec. Mark Martens, Agronomy Pamela Martin, Office Administration Ron Martz, Music Carol Marx, Elementary Education Debra Mason, Elementary Education Larry Mastin, Earth Science Joyce Matthews. Vocational Home Economics Michael McAndrews, Business Management Yvonne McCarty, Elementary Education Julia McClaIr, Child and Family Relations Grace McClurg, Art Anita McCumber, Business Patricia McFadden, Elementary Education Leah McGlnley, Elementary Education Marianne McGuff, Communications Disorders Sybil Mcllravy. Elementary Education Terry McNeely, Agronomy Nancy McPheeters, Merchandising of Apparel Rebecca Mead, Office Administration Ruth Miller, Art Joanne Modlln, Marketing Peggy Mohr, Elementary Education I ABOVE LEFT: Sally Conaway. with her husband Jim, before she lost 85 pounds on Weight Watchers. FAR LEFT: Sally models her new look one year later. SENIORS Ma Mohr 213 People need people to care John Moore, Finance and Insurance Roy Morales, Speech Theater Kathy Morgan, History Steven Mork, Wildlife Ecology Conservation John Morrison, Elementary Education Linda Moyer, Practical Nursing Debra Mullen, Social Science History Sue Murphy, Spanish Louise Neary, Marketing Patricia Nehe, Elementary Education Mary Nelson, Personnel Management Michael Nelson, Music Gregory Newberg, Business Management Gregory Newby, Secondary Education Melinda Newell, Elementary Education Renaldo Nizzi, Humanities Linda Nutgrass, Business Management Jerry Oestmann, Psychology Sociology 214 SENIORS Moore Oestmann Frank Offutt, Speech Communication Michael O ' Halloran, Accounting Ndubuisi Okereke, Political Science Sheryl Olds, Elementary Education Debra Olsen-Pedersen, Accounting Michael Ordnung, Business Management Kathleen O ' Reilly. Broadcasting Paul Osuegbu, Business Management Mike Otto, Art Judith Oxenreider, Business Management Victor Parkhurst, Industrial Arts Marjorie Parmenter, Vocational Home Economics Dee Pence, Textiles and Clothings Debra Peppers, Vocational Home Economics SENIORS Offutt Peppers 215 Michael Pete, Business iVIanagement Donald Peters, Animal Science Kim Peters, Earth Science Cynthia Petersen, Library Science Karen Peterson, Elementary Education Berniece Petry, Practical Nursing Janet Petty, Communication Disorders Janet Piper, Accounting Chintan Pitantunttai, Accounting Carol Pollard, Communication Disorders Martin Pope, Mathematics Barbara Potter, Accounting 216 SENIORS Pete Potter UPPER RIGHT: Jon Kruse shows Todd Schultz how to use a gun in " Summer- tree. " RIGHT: Chris Tornquist warms up on his saxaphone before practice. J Just hanging around the theater Acting and directing outside the university environment proved to be valuable experience for senior Jon Kruse. Kruse left school for a semester partially to " try some theater and see what was going on. " When a county Historical Society decided to do a Chatauqua, they asked Kruse to help. " They offered me some money to direct it and put it together, " he said. He accepted the posi- tion and began to work around a Bicentennial theme. From there, he moved on to a semi- professional acting position. " I heard about auditions for You ' re a Good Man, Charlie Brown ' in Omaha. I ' d done the play before and I decided it would be neat to just go and read for them. " He landed the role of Charlie Brown. Acting in that play was very rewarding for Kruse. " The director stressed more inner thought and less outside actions. I didn ' t agree with him right away. " But after thinking about it for awhile, Kruse changed his mind. " From there on that was probably the most valuable thing I ' d learned. It has helped in every play since then. " Kruse returned to school the following semester to complete his degree. " Ideally I want to perform. Theater is something I enjoy. It is always a challenge learning how to be someone else. " Kruse wants to get his masters degree, but not right away. " There ' s a lot of things I ' ve missed. I just don ' t know enough about acting yet. " Brent Powell Art Helen Power Business management Cynthia Prather Personnel management Keith Pritchard Agriculture Business Emma Protzman Practical nursing Gail Pugh Elementary Education Philip Pugh Physics Karen Ragland Merchandising Marvin Rasmussen Agriculture Michael Rayhill Business management Edwin Reasoner Business management Roxie Reavis Vocational home economics Charles Reineke Music Samuel Resposo Biology Joan Richardson Medical technology Julee Richey Office administration Sharon Richey Accounting Charles Riek Business management Bruce Bobbins Marketing Jeffrey Roberts Marketing SENIORS Powell Roberts 217 students break from classes Robin Roberts, Personnel Management Ronald Robison, Wildlife Ecology Conservation Alan Rock, Broadcast Business Denise Roebkes, Elementary Education Pamela Roese, Elementary Education Sanford Rogers, Business Beth Roseberry, Child and Family Relations Cindy Rosenberger, Biology Michael Rosenthal, Computer Science Harry Roup, Animal Science Pamela Roush, Practical Nursing Gary Routh, Business Management William Roux, Accounting Margaret Ruggle, Elementary Education Carol Rusk, Mathematics Mushtag Sahaf, Business Gary Sambursky, Physical Education Health Patrick Sanderson, Business Management Don Santoyo, Industrial Arts Debbie Sater, Biology Michael Sayers, Psychology Wade Scharff, Industrial Arts Vicki Schellhammer, English Journalism Kevin Schieber, Agriculture Economics 218 SENIORS Roberts Schieber mL .:. fO tP " ZM4 TOP: Students visit in the lounge during the early Christmas season. LEFT: Dr. George English and President B.D. Owens watch the football game outside the press box. Stephen Schleber. Mass Media Vincent Schleber, Farm Operations Crissy Schmidt, Merchandising of Apparel Deborah Schmidt, Physical Education El. and Sec. Carroll Scott, Agriculture Business David Scott, Accounting Kitty Scott, Music Lisa Scott, Social Science Velma Scott, Sociology Pamela Shafer, Music Marilyn Shamberger, Communication Disorders Pamela Shaver, English Journalism SENIORS Schieber Shaver 219 Frost sits on crime as youngest officer What is it lil e to be a security officer? At 21, Gary Frost l nows. Frost has always had an interest in security. His father, a long time municipal court judge in North Kansas City, provided a law enforcement environment for him. He began by riding with his hometown police and later took pictures for the prosecuting attorney ' s office. In 1974, Frost worked at Worlds of Fun as a parking lot security officer. Part of his job in- volved patrolling the surrounding wooded areas for people who might attempt slipping through the fences without paying. For Frost the job is exciting and offers some definite " ups. " Through his position with locker room security and personal escort at Chief ' s Stadium, he escorted the Eagles, Beach Boys, Chicago, Mick dagger and The Who. Although he was still employed at Chief ' s Stadium, he took classes at the University and served as security investigator for the Security Department here. As security investigator. Frost was second in command. He investigated about five crimes a week which, according to Frost, was enough to keep him busy. Pleased with his work at the Security Depart- ment and with the job they did, Gary cited com- munication as their strong suit. " Our depart- ment is made up of generations and can com- municate with any generation easily, " said Frost. Pamela Shaw, Practical Nursing LaRue Sherman, Physical Education Clifford Shipley, Animal Science Susan Siebels, Art Stephen Silvius, Animal Science Marilee Smith, Elementary Education Michael J. Smith, Animal Science Michael S. Smith, Biology Phillip Snyder, Art Elizabeth Sommerhauser, Accounting 220 SENIORS Shaw Sommerhauser BELOW; A student puts the finishing touches on his woods project. BELOW I LEFT: Gary Frost is Nodaway County ' s youngest Commission Deputy Sheriff in its history. Eric Sorensen. Physical Education Carol Spainhower, Elementary Education Karen Speer, Elementary Education Timothy Spencer, Chemistry Mercedes Spire, Practical Nursing Virginia Spire, Elementary Education Peggy Sporer, Earth Science Cathy Staley, Office Administration Karen Staub, Accounting f lary Steinbeck, Industrial Technology Debbie Stewart, Undecided Robert Still, Broadcasting Samuel Stirlen, Industrial Technology Denise St. James, English David Stock, Business Management Thomas Strickler, Agriculture Business Larry Stuart, Business Industrial Technology Mark Stuetelberg, Chemistry Edward Sunshine, Business Management Marty Sweatman. Elementary Education Julie Sweeney, Home Economics SENIORS Sorensen Sweeney 221 Old chores to halftime scores Dawn Tarpley Broadcast — Business Barbara Taylor Practical Nursing Nick Taylor Mattiematics Denise Tedrow Practical Nursing Joedy Terrill Industrial Technology Sandra Terry P.E.— Elem and Sec. Phillip Thatcher Broadcasting Duane Thies English Journalism Jeanette Thilges Elem. Ed.— EMR Steven Thomas Political Science Steven L. Thomas Biology Christi Thompson Elem. Ed. Stan Tibbies Mathematics David Tiedeman Industrial Arts Ed. Laina Tonumaipea Business— Economics Randy Trca Pre-law Marci Trindle Personnel Management Donald Tritten Music Jeffrey Trotter Business Management Pamella Tubbs Merchandising Abraham Tucker Mass Media Terry Tuharsky Teac. Educ. Mentl. Ret. Debra Turnbull Practical Nursing Deloris Vehling Bilingual Office Ad. Mark Vansickie Pre-Med. 222 SENIORS Tarpley Vansickle RIGHT: Marching band members pause for a few moments to reflect on their music and form. FAR RIGHT: For John Roberts, the only laundry room cheer was in the detergent box. TOP: Psychology students learn by actual experiences. Karen Varde Merchandising Deborah Vaudrin Earth Science Janet Vette Vocational Home Economics Angela Vogiardo Speech Communication Charles Walker Elementary Ed. Julie Walker Elem. Ed.— EMR Brian Walston Business Management Jane Walter Education Sonja Walton Communication Disorders Randall Ward Accounting SENIORS Varde Ward 223 Debbie Wasson, Elementary Education Micliele Easson, Vocational Home Economics Loretta Watkins, Elementary Education Grant Wease, Pre-Veterinary Medicine Kathy Webb, Psychology Sociology Sherrie Webb, Elementary Education Karen Weisenberger, Practical Nursing Ricky Westlake, Agriculture Business Ben Westman, Pre-Medical Zoology Jotin White, Electrical Technology Sharon White, Office Administration Yana White, Business Management Laura Widmer, English Journalism Deborah Wiederholt, Office Administration Clifford Wilcox, Industrial Arts Rebecca Willeford, Psychology Terri Williams, Accounting Ralph Winston, Industrial Arts Ada Wong, Medical Technology Joyce Wood, Music Darrell Woolley, Marketing 224 SENIORS Wasson Wooley LEFT: Greg Anderson takes time out to say ' cheese! " LOWER LEFT: Donna Bovaird is busily feeding " Hobart " , commonly known as a dishwasher. y Maria Worley, Elementary Education Martin Wright, Physical Education— Recreation Sheryl Wurster, Physical Education— Recreation Brenda Wyse, German David Young, Agriculture Nancy Young, Communication Disorders Sarah Young, Music l obyn Zaiser, Medical Technology James Zaiansky, Biology Marcia Zanko, Merchandising of Apparel Glen Zehor, Industrial Arts Rodolfo Zuniga, Personnel Management Male chauvinism— all washed up 1 Dishes clank. Steam rolls. The occasional breaking of a glass could be heard. A cafeteria dishroom worker could be seen heaving another steaming load of silverware off the conveyor away from the dishwasher. The casual glance focuses in on the scene. Suddenly, it was obvious that the arms lifting that load off the machine were attached to a female body. Those arms belonged to the student dis- hroom supervisor Donna Bovaird. Bovaird, in charge of eight to ten students, was one of 16 student supervisors. Of the 16 she is the only female. " I felt I had to prove myself— perhaps more so than a guy would have had to— partly because of the heavy work and partly hesitation as to whether guys would want to take orders from me, " Bovaird said. Bovaird, a senior majoring in computer science, feels the position was " fulfillment of a personal goal. " And partly because of her farm background, she admitted that she " liked the hard work of the dishroom. " In addition, she wanted the job because she felt she was qualified for it. Those qualifications Bovaird says included the knowledge of all the dishroom jobs, sorting and stacking dishes on the belt, loading the dishwasher, unloading and putting dishes away and cleaning the dishroom area. Did the hard work pay off? As a student supervisor, Bovaird received $2.30 an hour and a 15-meal plan. Would she have given up the supervisor job to move to the more casual party waitress job? " I doubt it, " said Bovaird. SENIORS Worley Zuniga 225 Judy Ackerman, Fr. Kim Acklin, Jr. Gail Adams, Soph. Rita Adams, Fr. Scott Adams, Fr. Kathy Adkins, Jr. Sheila Ahrendsen, Jr. Darrell Akers, Jr. Jo Ellen Albertson, Fr. Joni Albin, Jr. Barbara Alexander, Soph. Lisa Alexander, Soph. Michele Alexander, Jr. Wayne Allen, Soph. Kay Allmain, Fr. Brett Ames, Soph. Michelle Amos, Fr. Tammy Andersen, Soph. Kim Anderson, Soph. Kris Anderson, Fr. Lorl Anderson, Soph. Neil Anderson, Soph. Richard Anderson, Fr. Stuart Anderson, Fr. Rebecca Arbogast, Soph. 226 UNDERGRADUATES Ackerman Arbogast Undergraduates Jane Archer, Soph. Mike Archer, Jr. Craig Archibald, Soph. Angela Arendt, Soph. Billy Arnold, Soph. Randy Arnold, Soph. LaDonna Atkison, Fr. Linda Auffert, Fr. Sharon Aylward, Soph. Michael Bachman, Jr. Cynthia Baessler, Fr. Paul Baessler, Soph. Kathy Bagley, Jr. Robin Bailey, Soph. Brenda Baker, Jr. LEFT: Students pull cards for classes during pre-registration. ABOVE: Cindy Hardyman, P.E. major, braves the cold to keep her tennis form. ABOVE RIGHT: Schedules cause conflicts for some students. UNDERGRADUATES Archer Baker 227 Elizabeth Baker, Fr. Jody Baker, Fr. Marty Baker, Soph. Kathleen Baldwin, Soph. Linda Bandelier, Fr. Alice Barbee, Fr. Paula Barbieri, Fr. Marcia Barcus, Jr. Barbara Bardsley, Fr. Kristi Barkalow, Fr. Penny Barnes, Soph. William Barnes, Fr. Jill Barnhart, Fr. Kathy Barry, Fr. William Barton, Soph. Mary Base, Soph. Paul Bataillon, Soph. Ellen Bates, Fr. Chris Baumli, Fr. Patrick Beary, Soph. Brad Beaver, Soph. Barbara Beck, Soph. Teresa Beeler, Soph. Vernelle Beery, Fr. Brown breaks broadcast barrier Women broadcasting sports events on cam- pus was unheard of until Katliy Brown arrived and became the university ' s first female play- by-play announcer. Brown became interested in sports broad- casting because of her high school background. " I ' m from Northeast Nodaway High School and that ' s a sports-oriented school, " said Brown. " Sports was just something that I really enjoyed and I knew I didn ' t have time to participate in sports so I knew that I could get involved through broad- casting. " At first, Brown received a doubtful reception from her listeners because " they didn ' t think a woman could do sports, " she said. " I showed them I can do my job as well as anyone. " After people adjusted to hearing a woman ' s voice broadcasting a sporting event, they began to accept Brown ' s capabilities. " We ' ve had lots of comments from people in the com- munity saying that it sounds good to have a girl on the radio that knows what she ' s talking about in a sports-broadcast situation, " she said. Although Brown has been accepted by her male co-workers, she still feels they are a little skeptical. " The males may be a little uneasy at times to think that a girl ' s moving into what would usually be their area, " admitted Brown. By adding sports to her other broadcasting talents, Brown has opened up an area for future job opportunities. " Sports and news combined would be a good area to get into, " she said. " I would not be the average woman broadcaster that could just be a disc jockey or read news because I could also do sports, since I have ex- perience doing play-by-play, " Brown conclud- ed. I 228 UNDERGRADUATES Baker Beery A LEFT: In the KXCV studio. Kathy Brown prepares to give a sports broadcast. ABOVE LEFT: Bearkitten Beth Hargrove attempts to return a volley during a conference game. Lois Behrends. Fr. Patricia Bennum. Soph. Vicki Beres. Soph. Marie Bero, Fr. Beth Bidne. Fr. Marlou Biermann, Fr. Cathryn Billings, Fr. Amy Billingsley. Fr. Karen Bing, Jr. Cheryl Binkley, Soph. Beth Binney. Jr. Allan Bird, Fr. Behrends Bird UNDERGRADUATES 229 Jacquelyn Bishop, Jr. Laura Bishop, Fr. Nancy Blacl forcl, Fr. Shirley Bland, Jr. Kimberly Blaylock, Jr. Deidra Blessing, Fr. Thomas Bloom, Fr. Mark BIythe, Fr. Twiletta Boak, Fr Stephen Boeh, Fr Kathryn Bogart, Fr. Clinton Soger, Jr. Ann Bohling, Fr. Elyse Bohling, Fr. Jane Bolas, Soph. Jeff Boltinghouse, Soph. Glenda Bomgardner, Fr. Joan Bomgardner, Jr. Glenda Bone, Soph. Reta Bonney, Fr. JoEllyn Book, Jr. Catherine Boone, Soph. Kasem Boonsong, Jr. Matt Borgard, Soph. RIGHT: Working to level the plane, a student perfects his project. FAR RIGHT: Students raise arms and money for victims of muscular dystrophy with a marathon dance. 230 UNDERGRADUATES Bishop Bogard il I Undergraduates Wo Gregory Bowen, Soph. Orville Bowen. Soph. Keri Bowers. Fr. Roberta Boyd, Fr. Kelly Beyer, Fr. Mark Beyer, Soph. Robert Braden, Jr. Cynthia Brady, Fr. Roxanne Brady, Fr. Debbie Brand, Jr. Catherine Brantley, Fr. Cynthia Brantley, Fr. John Bratten, Jr. Lynn Brazelton, Jr. Rene Breisch, Fr. Bradley Brenner, Fr. Helena Brenner, Fr. Dan Brewer, Jr. UNDERGRADUATES Bowen Brewer 231 Beau Geste . More than a snake in the grass Most people like to curl up at night to watch T.V. But Gary Daniel, senior, liked to watch his boa constrictor curl up in his T.V. Daniel, a wildlife major, acquired a boa con- strictor from a graduating friend, who couldn ' t take it home because of parental protest. Hous- ing it in an empty T.V. in his Richardson dorm room, Daniel watched the snake through the front glass. Although he said his Resident Assistant didn ' t like it, and the neighbors were afraid of it, Daniel explained that his boa constrictor, nam- ed " Beau Geste, " was " really mean only because he ' s been mistreated. " Even though they are not poisonous, Daniel explained that boa constrictors are fast at striking and they have razor-sharp bites. Beau Geste weighed 70 pounds and was six feet long, and should grow to be about 15 feet long, according to Daniel. He said his friend acquired it from a dog pound in Iowa, where it had been found in someone ' s front lawn. Since boa constrictors are native of the Tropics, Daniel speculated it came from a pet store, and the owner got tired of it. " It has scars where it had been beaten, " said Daniel. Since he took a herpitology (study of amphibians or reptiles) class last spring, Daniel said he liked snakes. " I had no interest in them before, but we went snake hunting in the Ozarks and had to catch several kinds which was a lot of fun. " I Steve Brightwell, Fr Steve Brock, Fr. Bruce Brosam, Fr. Caterine Brosnahan, Fr. Cynthia Brown, Fr. Dennis Brown, Fr Glen Brown, Soph, Ha Brown, Fr. Joni Brown, Soph. Kathy Brown, Soph. Karen Browne, Fr. Angela Bruce, Jr 232 UNDERGRADUATES Brightwell Bruce tliSltf iWil.Sr !Tfo : store,; ' fswte; istints- ng in •■ lids lit,: I Benji Brue. Fr. Janet Brunner, Jr. Kevin Brunner. Jr. Patsy Brunscher. Jr. Kevin Bryan. Jr. Mary Bryte. Fr. Gordon Buch, Jr. Tina Buckler, Soph. Brent Buckman, Fr. Ross Bufflngton, Soph. Dixie Bunn, Fr. Lary Bunse, Soph. Mark Buntin, Jr. Barton Burnell, Fr. Deena Burnham, Fr. KImberly Busch, Jr. Craig Buschbom, Jr. Sandra Bussey, Fr. LEFT: Phillips Hall desk worker tries to accomplish homeviiork and answering the phone at the same time. TOP: Snake lover, Gary Daniel uses pet Beau Geste as a new neck ornament. Pamela Butherus, Fr. Jim Butkus. Jr. David Butler. Soph. Karen Butner. Fr. Pamela Butner. Soph. Jon Buttler, Soph. UNDERGRADUATES Brue Buttler 233 Undergradua tes Karmen Brannock, Soph. Lori Bryan, Soph. Trudy Byergo, Fr. Jean Byrum, Fr. Lynn Caldwell, Soph. Sandra Caldwell, Jr. Donovan Calfee, Soph. Annette Calvin, Fr. Charles Campbell, Soph. Dana Capps, Jr. Ann Cariin, Soph. James Carlson, Fr. Douglas Carman, Fr. Jerry Carmichael, Jr. Emily Carney, Fr. Marcia Carr, Jr. Mark Carr, Jr. Nancy Carrel, Soph. Clinton Carriker, Fr. Neilsen Carriker, Jr. Barbara Carroll, Fr 234 UNDERGRADUATES Brannock Carroll Undergraduates Karen Carroll. Soph. Ross Carstens. Jr. Andrea Carter. Soph. Anthony Carter, Fr. LEFT: Susan Silvius. a music major, warms up for voice class. ABOVE: A sticky situation confronts Don Santoyo. Carol Carter. Soph. Steve Carter. Soph. Terrance Carter, Fr. Connie Carver, Jr. Cynthia Cavanaugh, Soph. John Ceglenski. Fr. Teresa Ceglenski, Jr. Jane Chadwick, Soph. Julie Chadwick, Fr. Deborah Chambers. Soph. Stacey Chandler. Fr. Brenda Chaney, Fr. UNDERGRADUATES Carroll Chaney 235 I Roger Charley, Jr. Mark Cherry, Jr. Denise Chism, Soph. Nancy Christensen, Jr. Sherrie Christian, Fr. Steven Cipolla, Fr. James Cisco, Jr. Candy Clarl , Jr. Fred Clarl , Soph. Jim Clarl , Kathleen Clark, Stuart Clark, Denise Clausen, Soph. Vicki Clay, Soph. Mary Beth Clayton, Fr. Ramah Clayton, Fr. Gary Clemens, Soph, Deborah Cleveland, Fr. Franklin Clinton, Fr. Bryan Close, Fr. Patricia Coates, Fr. 236 UNDERGRADUATES Charley Coates RIGHT: Diana Shinpock uses card catalogue. TOP: Having brought her Honda in from the cold, Karen Jensen sits in the Perrin-Roberta breezew ay. Je nsen joins the Honda express Economy and adventure prompted Karen Jensen to become a motorcyclist. During the past summer, her parents presented her with a Honda Express. Jensen had no difficulty finding capable in- structors. Everyone in her family had a motor- cycle license and was willing to help. " So far, " she said, crossing her fingers, " I ' ve only had one accident. I hit some gravel at night and went down, but was not hurt. " According to Jensen, novice cyclists should start small. " Everyone wants a more powerful bike, " said the St. Louis cyclist. " However, " she continued, " Beginners should work their way up. Many riders return to the machine they were most comfortable with anyway. " The biting Maryville cold and wind did not in- terfere with Jensen ' s regular jaunts about town. She simply pulled on extra layers of clothing. However, snow presented a hazard. " My bike couldn ' t handle it, " she stated. " I just wasn ' t equipped. " As well as starting small, Jensen also ad- monished bikers to become acquainted with their machine and motorcycle safety rules. " You have to know your machine ' s limitations, " she advised. " I also suggest wearing a helmet wherever and whenever you ride. I would never go out without one, " Jensen concluded. ri« IW ' wk i- ' • ' ' Jeanann Cobb, Fr. Gay Lynn Cockrell. Soph. Cheryl Coenen, Jr. Kathy Cohen, Fr. Jewell Colbert. Fr. Georgia Collins, Soph. Marc Collins. Fr. Edna Colmenero, Fr. Michael Colwell, Soph. Christal Combs, Fr. Frederick Combs, Jr. Jeff Combs. Jr. Jack Conard. Soph. Barbara Conklin. Jr. Julie Conner. Fr. UNDERGRADUATES Cobb Conner 237 Undergraduates Michael Connor, Fr. Nancy Conover, Fr. Debra Ann Cook, Soph. Marty Cooper, Jr. Terry Cooper, Jr. Wendy Copeland, Fr. Kevin Cordray, Jr. Rhonda Cory, Fr. Brenda Costin, Fr. Nancy Coughljn, Soph. Margaret Cozad, Fr. Pamela Crabtree, Soph. Cristi Crandall, Fr. Tracey Creech, Jr Cath Crees, Fr Janet Crees, Soph. 23B UNDERGRADUATES Connor Crees Dorothy Cross. Jr. Eldon Cross, Jr Cynthia Crosser. Soph. Susan Crouch, Fr Terry Crouse. Fr. Suzanne Cruzen, Soph. Susan Cullen, Fr. Beth Culver, Soph. Teresa Culver, Jr. ■liJj 4«hk Kimberly Cummings, Soph. Gary Cummins. Soph. Chris Dahm, Jr. FAR LEFT: Students play Blackjack on Casino night. LEFT: Congested traffic prevails at an intersection on campus. TOP: Bullet, from Colorado, provided the entertainment at the Homecoming Dance. Kimberly Daily. Soph. Beth Dakan, Jr. Eileen D ' angelo. Soph. Sarah Darnold, Soph. Scott Davenport, Jr. Jeffrey Davidson, Jr. Britt Davis. Fr. Kenneth Davis, Soph. Kristi Davis. Soph. Lynn Anne Davis, Jr. Pamela Davis, Fr. Stephanie Davis, Jr. Teresa Davis, Soph. Carol Davison. Jr. Stephen Davolt, Soph. UNDERGRADUATES Cross Davolt 239 Thomas Delancey. Jr. Renae Denton, Jr. Rhonda Denton, Fr. Melody Demar, Soph. Dixie Deneui, Soph. Debbie Derks, Soph. Kenneth Derks, Fr. Doreen Dettman, Soph. Jan Deyoung, Fr. Carol Dieckman, Soph. Rick Dietderich, Fr. IVIark Dilliard, Jr. Terry Dirksen. Fr. Terri Dixon, Jr. Walt Disney, Soph. Randy Dittmer, Soph Cheryl Doak, Soph Corliss Dochterman, Jr Susan Dodd. Fr Sheila Dolde, Jr Marsha Donovan, Jr. Carol Dorrel, Jr. Carolyn Dowell, Fr. Gayla Downing, Fr. Candace Drake, Soph. Timothy Dreyer, Fr. Laura Driskill, Fr. Becky Drummond, Fr. Janice Dugge ' ' , Fr. Diane Dukes, Jr. Coleen Dumsky, Soph. Patricia Duncan, Soph. Paula Dunn, Soph. Terri Durbin, Soph. Shawna Durter, Fr. 1 I M 240 UNDERGRADUATES Delancy Durfey Roommates create an unusual collage What can you do with 450 Olympia beer cups? You can save them for a giant party, plant ferns, or make a room divider. Dave Robinson and Mike McVey have done just that. " We didn ' t have anything to put on our walls like everybody else, " Dave explained, " so my roommate and I thought up the beer cup room divider. " " We would collect the cups and hide them in the bushes at parties, " Dave said. " At one party, someone came up and told us that it was okay, we didn ' t have to clean up the house. " They dug in a few trashcans and also asked people to save cups. " At first, people thought we were crazy, " Dave said. " It took a long time to wash out all of those cups, but it only took a total of three-to-four hours to glue them together, " he added. " Everybody thought we were sniffing glue for a while. It got kind of boring gluing the cups together, but I did it while I was watching T.V. " The wall has been very successful. " It turned out pretty good, " Dave said. " Everybody seems fascinated by it. Even strangers drop in to see the wall. " After the year was over, the wall was razed and the cups were thrown away. " We will just have more fun building it up again next year, " Dave concluded. 4 lISw. -f - Tina Dusenbery, Fr. David Dwigans. Fr. Priscilla Earifh, Soph. Curtis Eason, Soph. Jeanne Eblen, Soph. Patricia Eden, Soph. Jack Edict. Soph. Phil Ediot, Jr. UPPER LEFT: A home-made beer cup room divider doubles as a doorway and a conversation piece in Dave Robin- son ' s dorm room. LEFT: Clasped toes signal intense concentration as Mike Bond cheers a fellow swimmer on to victory in a practice relay. UNDERGRADUATES Dusenberry Ediot Undergraduates Robert Ediot, Jr. Thomas Ediot, Soph. Kimberly Edmonds, Fr. Amy Edwards, Jr. Tom Eiberger, Soph. Linda Eichinger, Soph. Teresa Elder, Jr. James Eldridge, Jr. Maiaio Elisara, Fr. David Elliot, Jr. Carolyn Elliott, Fr. Judith Elliott, Fr. Sheri Ellison, Fr. Barbara Elmore, Soph. Lonnie Emard, Fr. Glen Emery, Fr. Richard Enfield, Soph. Christi Engel, Fr. Rhonda Epperson, Jr. Gregory Epps, Fr. Lori Ermentrout, Fr. Mary Ernst, Jr. Andy Espey, Fr. Lisa Essman, Soph. Cynthia Estep, Jr. Shirley Estes, Jr. 242 UNDERGRADUATES Ediot Estes Undergraduates Mark Euritt. Fr Brenda Evans, Jr. Mbomah Fabah, Jr. Liz Faber, Soph. Catherine Fair. Fr. Steven Fangman, Soph. John Farmer, Fr. Joe Farreli, Fr. Bob Farris, Jr. Richard Fast, Jr. Brian Faull enberry, Fr. Deborah Fausett. Jr. ABOVE: Students drop and add classes in the registrar ' s oftice. LEFT: Students participate and w atch others jump on a trampoline. TOP LEFT: Home Ec. students participate in a cheese tasting lab. UNDERGRADUATES Euritt Fausett 243 r I Back to the basics with a country flair On seventh floor Dieterich, he ' s called Horshack or the Jersey Cowboy. Personally, he ' s Scott McCoy, a city boy turned country. McCoy ' s interest in agriculture stems to his days at Admiral Farragut Naval Academy in Tom ' s River, N.J. " My grandparents visited me each weekend and took me to a farm where they bought eggs and poultry, " McCoy said. " In ninth grade, I transferred to George School in Pennsylvania, where I played tennis, " he continued. " There was a small cornfield behind the courts. Sometimes I hit the balls over the fence on purpose so I could check out the crop, " he said in his distinctive Eastern ac- cent. One of McCoy ' s ambitions was to own his own farm. " When you start out today, you almost have to work in town also, " he said. " That ' s why I chose agri-business. With plan- ning, my farm should be nearly self-sufficient, energy-saving and ecologically sound, " he said. McCoy ' s farm may become a sideline as he pursues his paramount objective; achieving world unity through agriculture. " No one should starve when the U.S. can produce enough to feed the world, " he said. There was no frontier to explore, no primevial plain to cultivate. But, frustrated, city- dwellers, like McCoy, found " the country " a mellow change of lifestyle and a spritely taste of adventure. Beverly Faust, Soph. Teresa Faust, Soph. Betty heldman, Soph. Susan Fensom, Jr. RIGHT; Students shell out their hard earned money during fee payment. TOP: Scott McCoy enjoys working with animals and the land. TOP RIGHT: Autumn leaves embrace students ' bicycles. 244 UNDERGRADUATES Faust Fensom .1 Keith Ferguson, Soph. Tammie Ferguson. Soph. Kevin Fichter. Soph. Diana Findley. Jr. Robert Findley. Fr. Kathy Fischer. Fr. Cynthia Fisher. Soph. Regan Fisher. Fr. Rhonda Fletchall. Soph. Charles Flink. Fr. Effell Fluellen. Jr. Mary Ford. Soph. Linda Fordyce, Soph. Gary Forrest, Fr. Randall Foster. Jr. Kathy Fountain, Fr. Joanne Fousek, Soph. Duane Fouts. Soph. Michael Fox, Jr. Stephen Fox, Fr. Patti Foxworthy, Fr. Betty Francis, Fr. Connie Francisco, Fr. Patricia Fraze, Soph. Laura Frazier, Soph. Ronald Frazier. Soph. Monty Freeman, Fr. Cindy French, Soph. Robert French. Jr. Janet Frueh, Fr. UNDERGRADUATES Ferguson Frueh 245 Undergraduates Linda Frueh, Jr. Janett Fulsom, Jr. Louise Fuclis, Soph. Leonard Fullbright, Soph. Cynthia Gabbert, Jr. Dennis Gabbert, Soph. Judi Gabel, Soph. Timothy Gach, Fr. James Gagiiardi, Jr. Sheryl Gallagher, Fr. Wesley Galushs, Fr. Julie Gandara, Soph. Danny Gard, Jr. Sharon Gardner, Fr. Tammy Garst, Soph. Brenda Gasper, Jr. Elizabeth Gates, Soph. Robert Gay, Fr. Cynthia Gearhart, Fr. Claudette Gebhards, Soph. Crae Geist, Jr. Jay Genoa, Soph. S hawn Geraghty, Soph. Tim Giddens, Soph. 246 UNDERGRADUATES Frueh Giddens David Gieseke. Fr. Christopher Giibert. Soph. David Gilbert. Soph. Marcea Gllkerson, Fr. David Gilland. Fr. Russell Gillespie, Jr. Patricia Ginther. Jr. Carolyn Gipe. Soph. Kristine Glannon, Soph. Michael Glaspie, Fr. Monica Glaspie, Jr. Kathy Glenn, Soph. Pamela Glenn, Jr. Kristeen Glick, Fr. Deanna Goddard, Jr. Sharon Golden, Fr. Timothy Golden, Fr. Willa Gomel, Fr. Robert Gonsoulin, Fr. William Goodin, Soph. } Julie Goodman, Jr. Linda Gordon, Jr. LEFT; Math Club members discuss new student directories. UPPER LEFT: Good drink and company at a Sigma Tau Gamma party. UNDERGRADUATES Gieseke Gordon 247 Ted Goudge, Jr. Laurie Gourley, Fr. Randall Graeff, Soph. Cynthia Graff, Soph Debbie Graham, Jr. Gina Graham, Fr. Kenneth Graham, Soph. Teri Graham, Fr. Nancy Grant, Jr. Susan Grasse, Jr. Brenda Grate, Fr. Joyce Graves, Fr. Penny Gravett, Fr. Carolyn Gray, Soph. Elizabeth Green, Jr. Ophelia Green, Fr. Shannon Green, Jr. Laurie Greenlee, Soph. Terri Greer, Jr. David Greteman, Soph. Steve Grethen, Soph. Lea Grider, Fr. Lori Griffin, Soph. Sherry Griffin, Jr. RIGHT: Campus security officer applies Rhino-boot to the car of a habitual traf- fic offender. FAR RIGHT; In his base- ment taxidermy lab, Kevin Kackley proudly displays his work. 248 UNDERGRADUATES Goudge Griffin :r stuffing— spice of life for Kackley Taxidermy might seem like an unusual hob- by to some, but not to Kevin Kackley. He became interested in it when he was a nine- year-old Boy Scout. His interest kept growing and in 1971 he was licensed by the Northwest School of Taxidermy in Omaha. In his basement, Kackley has skinned various birds and animals. The normal procedure is to keep the skull, and to replace the other bones with wire and stuff the skins with hemp. Kackley ' s specimens came from local hunters who wanted to preserve their pheasant and fish. In a freezer in his garage, Kackley had a coyote, a snake and several birds waiting their turn to be mounted. The most unusual bird Kackley mounted was a snowy white owl, rare for this area. Kackley also made a bear skin rug. Mounting the animals required specialized equipment. Kackley ' s supplies included wire, hemp, preservatives, knives, scalpels and bone saws. " Learning how to mount them in life-like positions was really tough, " said Kackley. He admitted birds were the hardest to mount because of their skins. Time was the major factor for Kackley because his pre-med studies didn ' t leave much time for him to pursue his hobby. He was forced to save most of his business for vacations or when he needed extra money. Suzanne Groff, Fr. Helen Groh, Soph. Lynda Grossman, Soph. Patricia Grover, Fr. Anna Groves, Soph. Barbara Growney, Fr. Gayleen Gude, Soph. Jean Gude, Scph. Steven Gunnells, Soph. Theresa Gunnells, Jr. Penny Gutshall, Jr. Lorinda Hackett, " " r. 249 I Undergraduates Laura Hader, Soph, Julie Hafley, Fr, Randy Hager, Jr Kathryn Hahn, Fr Kristi Haidsiak, Soph Robert Halberstadt, Soph Dale Halferty, Jr Shirley Hale, Soph Tina Haley, Soph Barbara Hall, Fr Kim Hall, Fr Sherrie Hall, Fr Dee Hailiday, Jr Kevin Hallquist, Jr Sheryl Halverson, Fr 250 UNDERGRADUATES Hader Hammond Elaine Hamilton, Jr Faith Hamilton, Soph Kurt Hamilton, Soph Sandra Hammack, Fr Robert Hammond, Jr Dove Hannah, Fr. Stacy Hannah, Soph. Ed Hansen, Jr. Karen Hansen, Fr. Marilyn Hansen. Jr. Meladey Hansen, Fr. Rich Hansen, Fr. Tom Hanson, Jr. Bill Hardee, Fr. Janice Hardy, Fr. Robert Hardy, Fr. Jim Hargens, Soph. Max Margrave, Fr. Beth Hargrove, Fr. Cheryl Hargrove, Jr. Rene Hargrove, Soph. Cindy Harris, Jr. Randy Harris, Fr. Sharon Harrison, Fr. David Hart, Fr. Edvifard Hart, Soph. Carol Hartley, Fr. Timothy Hartnett. Soph. Becky Hartzler, Soph. Ronald Hathorne, Soph. Valerie Hathorne, Fr. Greg Hatten, Soph. Rex Haultain, Soph. FAR LEFT: Each semester students experience the long lines for fee payment. LEFT: Kay Ross concentrates on defining a term. UNDERGRADUATES Hannah Haultain 251 Stephen Hawks, Jr. Susan Hawley, Fr. Srenda Hayden, Fr. Tammy Hayward, Fr. Ralph Heasley, Soph. Cynthia Heck, Jr. Cheryl Hersh, Soph. Martin Hederman, Jr. Vance Hefley, Jr. Nancy Hegeman, Fr. Beth Hegeman, Jr. Gregg Heide, Fr. Debbie Heineman, Fr. Pam Heldenbrand, Fr. Anthony Hendrickson, Soph. Gayie Hendrix, Soph. Gary Hendrix, Jr. Sandra Hendrix, Jr. Michael Henke, Jr. Ron Hennessey, Jr. John Henning, Fr. Larry Henning, Soph. Vicki Henry, Jr. Scott Henson, Jr. Carriker treasures Iranian travel People, places and things . . . they fascinate her. She ' d like to travel all the time if she could. Deb Carriker, senior, spent her summer in Iran. Her father worked for Fluor Engineers and Construction and helped build what will be the world ' s largest from-the-ground-up oil refinery. From Missouri to Iran, what a big change! Carriker lived in College Gardens, and paid $155 a month for rent. In Iran, she would pay $500 a month for rent for the same-sized apart- ment. " Living was expensive, " said Carriker, " a box of cereal was about $2. American food was high, but their food was not. " While in Iran, Carriker worked in the plant ' s warehouse and kept records of materials. The Carrikers lived in Esfahan, which used to be the capital of Persia. Some of the items Carriker brought back in- cluded a hand-painted tablecloth and a brass platter. On the tablecloth, colors were overlaid. The pattern was carved in wood blocks, dipped in dye and pressed on the material. When Carriker bought all her souvenirs, she noticed it was easy to go through a lot of money. " It seemed like Monopoly money— like you weren ' t spending anything, " said Carriker. Among her souvenirs were some rials, the in- tricately designed Iranian money. Her apartment displayed her love for travel. In front of her couch was a Moslem prayer rug. Carved, wooden figures lined her shelves and a bright colored African batik covered one wall. 252 UNDERGRADUATES Hawks Henson ABOVE: Dracula and a mummy have a " goulishly " good time at KDLX ' s Halloween remote. LEFT: Reminders of Deb Carriker ' s visit to Iran brighten her apartment. Lois Heritage. Soph. Linda Hernadez. Soph, Candace Herrln, Fr. Dale Herrman, Fr. Cheryl Hersh, Soph. Christie Herzberg, Jr. Sandra Hicks, Jr. Lee Ann Higginbotham, Jr. Chris Hitchings, Jr. Regina Hill, Soph. Sonja Hill, Soph. Tamara Hines, Soph. UNDERGRADUATES Heritage Hines 253 Undergraduates James Hobbs, Jr. Jack Hofmockel, Fr. Robin Hogeland, Soph. Donella Holaday, Soph. Katherine Holaday, Fr. Shelley Holder, Fr. Alice Holland, Soph. Julie Holland, Soph. Julie Holland, Jr. Stephen Holle, Jr. Anita Holman, Fr. Beverly Holmes, Soph. Daria Holmes, Fr. Tina Honican, Soph. Sheryl Hoop, Fr. 254 UNDERGRADUATES Hobbs Hoop M Barbara Hooper, Fr. Deborah Hopkins, Fr. Weldon Hoppe, Fr. Wendel Hoppe, Jr. Roberta Horn, Fr. Myra Horner, Fr. Kevin Hornici , Sopln. Liana Hosman, Jr. Carl Howell, Fr. Cheryl Howerton. Soph. Cindy Howie, Fr. Jeffrey Huffaker, Fr. Randall Huffman, Jr. Mark Hulett, Soph. Terry Hulsebus, Fr. Cynthia Humphrey, Jr. Connie Hunt, Jr. Adrian Hunt, Fr. William Hunter, Fr. Jayne Hurd, Fr. Mark Hurd, Jr. Kevin Huse, Fr. Debbie Huston. Fr. Janice Hyler, Soph. UNDERGRADUATES Hooper Hyler 255 I Michele Ihnat, Jr. Mandu Janice Ikpe, Soph. Deborah Irick, Soph. Carolyn Irvin, Jr. B. J. Jackson, Fr. Terri Jackson, Jr. Steven Jacobs, Jr. Randy James, Soph. Tina James, Fr. Robert Jameson, Jr. Kris Janett, Fr. Angela Jannings, Soph. " M Lynch popularizes ' foreign ' styie An ad in the " DAILY FORUM " prompted a career and hobby for Julie Lynch. In 1974, she purchased a five-year old gelding named Thunder and learned to ride English style. While visiting her sister and brother-in-law in Mexico City, Lynch was taught by masterful horsemen. During her four-month stay, she furthered her knowledge of hunt seat and jum- ping. " My biggest thrill was riding in a show with one of the top Mexican riders, " said Lynch, " We won first place in a jumping class by mere seconds. " Although interest in English style riding has gained momentum since the last Olympiad, it remained foreign to Midwesterners. Lynch gave demonstVations at area horseshows and hoped to incorporate English pleasure classes into western shows. " I entered a jumping class in a local show recently, not knowing that the object was to see who could jump the highest. " she recalled. " There was only one unpainted jump, and Thunder was not accustomed to it. I fell off after completing the jump. " she said, " But I finished the event and won over a western rider. " Lynch ' s dream is to ride in the American Royal or an actual hunt. " However, " she said, " you must be invited to a hunt and the American Royal is rather elite, too. " Lynch, a junior, planned to be a physical therapist. She wanted to introduce han- dicapped people to the world of horsemanship as an exercise to help them regain muscle con- trol. _ 256 UNDERGRADUATES Ihnat Jannings " Ssi h- i " " « l-Ql .unn.ll Phillip Jardon, Soph. Tamara Jennings, Fr. Tony Jennings. Fr. Danny Jensen, Soph. Karen Jensen. Soph. Randall Jensen. Fr. Sherri Lynn Jensen. Jr. Patricia Jessen. Jr. Timothy Job. Jr. Deborah Johns, Jr. Barbara Johnson. Jr. Deaorah Johnson, Fr. Jean Johnson, Fr. Leslie Johnson, Jr. Marian Johnson, Fr. Michael Johnson, Fr. Nancy Johnson. Soph. Rhonda Johnson. Soph. Roy Johnson, Fr. Chereyl Johnston, Fr. Clinton Jones, Jr. David Jones. Soph. Denise Jones, Fr. Dana Jones, Fr. EFT: Julie Lynch takes her horse irough steeple chase course. TOP: he number board was repeatedly hanged throughout the Dance arathon. UNDERGRADUATES Jardon Jones 257 Undergraduates Jana Jones, Soph. Leslie Jones, Fr. Marcia Jones, Jr. Mic Jones, Jr. Miranda Jones, Fr. Joanna Juhl, Soph. Kelley Kammeyer, Fr. Jeffrey Karas, Soph. Deb Katleman, Jr. Raymond Keast, Jr. Daniel Keating, Soph. Cheri Keenan, Jr. Bob Kelchner, Jr. Torey Kelchner, Fr. Barb Kelley, Fr. Jeanne Kelley, Fr. Patricia Kelley, Jr. Art Kellogg, Jr. Pam Kelly, Fr. Cynthia Keitner, Jr. Lynette Kemper, Fr. Mark Kempf, Fr. Kent Kenealy, Soph. Wendy Kennedy, Fr. 258 UNDERGRADUATES Jones Kennedy RIGHT: A bright October afternoon witnesses students " a pickin ' and a grinnin ' . " ABOVE: Dave Elliott and Angela Ping practice stunts in prepara- tion for a game. Undergraduates I EST MISSOURI i UNIVERSITY snr Blame Kerkhoff, Jr. Jo Ellen Kerksiek, Jr. Kim KIburz, Fr. Debra Kiefer, Soph. Sheri Kindig, Fr. Monica King, Soph. Tamnny King, Soph. Mike Kinman, Soph. Carol Kinyon, Fr. Alice Kithcart, Fr. Malinda Klassen, Soph. Donna Klussman, Soph. Kent Knight, Jr. Diana Knorr. Fr. Max Knudsen, Fr. Steve Knudsen, Jr. Mary Koehler, Soph. Martin Kohler, Fr. UNDERGRADUATES Kerkhoff Kohler 259 Dianne Konon, Sr. Kimberly Kramer, Fr. Scott Krieger, Jr. Joett Kuehnhold, Soph. Mary Kuenning, Soph. Lore Kunkel. Fr. Ronda Kurtright, Soph. Denise Kurtz, Fr. Julie Kurtz, Soph. Jayne Kuryluk, Jr. Rae Laflin, Fr. Sunsan Lainhart, Soph. Lynda Lamme, Fr. Beth Lane, Fr. Carrie Lane, Soph. Gene Langenfeld, Fr. Rebecca Langren, Soph. Susan Lanibeth, Jr. Dianne Lanz, Jr. Sherry Larabee, Jr. Gregory Larison, Fr. Kathy Sue Larman, Fr. Stephanie Larsen, Fr. Janet Lassiter, Fr. r Scott masters self-defense form When Ray Scott left home the last thing his parents were concerned about was his per- sonal safety. Not because they don ' t care, but because Scott happens to hold a brown belt in the art of Kung Fu. A 1977 graduate of Lathrop High School, Scott came to NWMSU with six years ex- perience in the study of this martial art. By the age of 14, he had achieved the first level white belt, at 15, he had the green belt, and in August of 1976, he obtained his brown belt. This leaves only the highest award, the black belt, yet to be achieved by Ray in an art form he almost lost interest in. " At first I wasn ' t too impressed, because I didn ' t thi nk Kung Fu would be practical for real situations, " explained Scott. " But then I started 260 UNDERGRADUATES Konon Lassiter going to tournaments and seeing people per- forming the art and working with weapons and I became very interested. " Scott started at the age of 12 under the direc- tion of instructor Thomas Cathie of Lathrop. Scott said the instructor evaluated the student and awarded the belt degree to the individual. As Scott became interested in the art and began to advance in belt degrees he found his classmates responding to him in a different way. " The first year the kidding started, the se- cond year that stopped, and by the third year everybody wanted to be my friend, " said Scott, " But I have no desire to fight anyone with Kung Fu and up to now I ' ve not had to and I hope I never do. I ' m just interested in the art and par- ticipating in tournaments. " LEFT: Ray Scott demonstrates the form which won him the brown belt in Kung Fu. TOP: Nourishing, quick foods keep off campus students in good health. Michael Lassiter, Jr. Leslie Latham. Fr. Larry Latimer, Jr. Susan Lauritsen, Jr. Scott Lauritsen. Soph. Garry Law, Jr. Lisa Lawrence. Soph. Robert Leachman, Jr. Katharine Leavitt, Soph. Donna Lee, Fr. UNDERGRADUATES Lassiter Lee 261 Monte Lee, Soph. MyrI E. Lee, Soph. Mary L. Leek, Soph. Dean Leeper, Fr. Kathy Leffert, Soph. Mary E. Leib, Soph. Jay Liebenguth, Fr. Linda LeMaster, Soph. Jane Lewis, Soph. Diana Lickteig, Jr. Karen J. Linhart, Fr. Ann Link, Jr. 262 UNDERGRADUATES Lee Link TOP: Hoyt Hayes receives the turkey presented by Student Senate members. Hoyt Hayes was chosen by the student body as the faculty member they would like to present the bird to. RIGHT: Member of the Varsity Tennis team starts to serve a ball. Undergraduates Patricia Linn, Soph. Brenda Linneman, Fr. Mona Linthicum, Soph. Denise Linville, Fr. Dean Lockett. Soph. Linda Lockhart. Jr. Cindy Loewer, Fr. Lament Lofton, Jr. Larry Loghry, Soph. Mike Long, Fr. Sandi Long, Soph. Wade Long, Jr. Linda Loonan, Fr. Nancy Lord, Soph. Robert Lord, Fr. Danelle Loveland, Fr. Phillip Lowry, Jr. Victoria Lyddon, Fr. Julie Lykins, Soph. Julie Lynch, Jr. Libby Lyon. Jr. Roman Magana, Jr. Shannon Mehan, Fr. Lou Ann Mahlandt, Soph. John Mahoney, Fr. Scott Mann, Soph. Linda Mannen, Soph. Steven Mapel, Jr. UNDERGRADUATES Linn Mapel 263 Isaac Mariera, Jr. Cheryl Marshall, Fr, Cynthia Marshall, Fr. Steven Marshall, Soph. Carol Martin, Fresh. Rebecca Martin, Soph. Thomas Martinez, Jr. Gale Mather, Soph. Linda Mathers, Fr. Beth Mattenlee, Soph. Stanley Mattes, Soph. Joyce Matthews, Fr. Nancy Matthys, Jr. Mark Mattox, Fr. Eric Mattson, Fr. Marilyn Mattson, Soph. Julia Maudlin, Jr. Linda Maudlin, Fr. RIGHT: Broadcast majors Jim Collins and Charlie Ragusa prepare to edit a tape. ABOVE RIGHT: Joe Farrell reminisces his experiences as a scout ranger in New Mexico. 264 UNDERGRADUATES Mariera Maudlin Farrell fights fire — faces elements Imagine looking at wilderness that has never been seen from a car window or on a television screen. That was the adventure that Joe Farrell, NWMSU freshman, found as a scout ranger at the Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, NM last summer. As a biology major with a special interest in wildlife-ecology, Farrell was selected from thousands of applicants as one of the 100 summer rangers. " Being a ranger was an experience I will never forget. It ' s a place where you are con- stantly being tested as an individual, " explained Farrell. Some of his duties as a ranger Involved train- ing Scouts about the advantages of hiking and backpacking as a means of survival. " What I did was get a group of 8-12 set up for a backpacking and mountain-climbing trip. I helped them set up on the trails. " mentioned Farrell. " I then stayed with them for two days, giving instruction, checking over maps and helping them notice things about the outdoors. Then I left them with their Scout leader and had two days to myself coming back. " However, being a ranger was not all fun and games. There were a lot of dangers that could suddenly multiply and catch a person off- guard, one of which was a forest fire that broke out on the ranch. " Fighting forest fires was perhaps the hardest work I did, " said Farrell. " I woke up at four in the morning and carried 40-pound water pumps through the infested forest until late evening. " Farrell planned to return to Philmont this summer and continue his work as a ranger. IVIelanie Mayberry. Jr. Eldon McAlexander, Fr. Joan McCabe. Jr. Mary McClure, Jr. Nancy McClurg, Soph. Scott McCoy. Soph. Angela McCuistion, Fr. Daniel McDermott. Jr. Mary McDermott, Soph. Jane McDowell, Soph. Gem McFarland, Jr. Marilyn McGeorge, Fr. Marvin McGinnis, Soph. Jaqueline McGrew, Fr. Julie McKibban, Soph, Mark McKone, Soph. Lisa McLaughlin, Jr. Michael McLaughlin, Soph. Brenda McLerran, Soph. Mary McManus, Jr. UNDERGRADUATES Mayberry Mcfy lanus 265 Undergraduates Mary McMickle, Jr. Johnny McMillen, Soph. Sharon McNeeley, Jr. Michael McVey, Soph. Shelia McWhorter, Fr. Terri Mehl, Fr. Ignacio Mendiola, Fr. Gregory Meng, Soph. Connie Mensing, Soph. Frank Mercer, Fr. Randy Mercer, Fr. Gerianne Merrigan, Fr. Karri Mickey, Fr. Diane Miller, Soph. Julie Miller, Soph. Kathryn Miller, Fr. Mark Miller, Soph. Patty Miller, Soph. Rhonda Miller, Fr. Russell Miller, Soph. Roseanna Miller, Jr. Susan Miller, Soph. Shannon Miller, Fr. Sandra Miller, Jr. Terry Miller, Soph. Toby Miller, Soph. Neibor Milne, Soph. Jane Mings, Soph. Kenda Minter, Fr. Cristy Mires, Soph. Kristin Mlika, Soph. Gwen Moffit, Soph. Judy Mohn, Soph. Susan Mongeon, Fr. Clark Montgomery, Jr. Chris Montgomery, Fr. 266 UNDERGRADUATES McMickle Montgomery LEFT: Circle K member Julie Connors brushes up on her painting techniques. ABOVE: Students exchange jokes dur- ing a private campfire gathering on campus. Kelvin Moore, Fr. Kelly Moore, Jr. Susan Moore, Fr. Randy Moore, Fr. Victor Morales, Fr. Jerry Morgan, Soph. Mark Morgan, Jr. Bradley Morris, Soph. UNDERGRADUATES Moore Morris 267 Cherrie Morrison, Soph. Rebecca Morrison. Soph. Deborah Morriss, Fr. Kelly Moss, Fr. Lisa Moss, Fr. Anooshirvan Motamedi, Fr. Valerie Mouttet. Fr. Mickey Moyer, Fr. Pam Mozingo, Fr. Lori Mullenger, Fr. William Mullin, Soph. Joyce Murphy, Jr. Ann Mutti, Jr. Sandra Myers. Jr. Vicki Nash, Jr. Roberta Natoni, Soph. Doyle Nauman, Fr. Gale Nauman, Jr. RIGHT; Laura Driskeli, a freshman music major, practices her guitar. TOP: Two residents of Phillips Hall survey their freshly cleaned room. 268 UNDERGRADUATES Morrison Nauman u Kris Nauman. Soph. Elaine Nees, Soph. Carol Negaard. Soph. Linda Nelson, Fr. Rodney Nelson, Jr. James Nesbitt. Soph. Mark Newman. Fr. Debbie Newton, Fr. Alan Nicholas, Jr. Charles Nicol, Jr. Cindy Nielsen, Soph. Diane Nielson, Fr. Bryan Noble, Fr. Nancy Noland, Fr. Teresa Nool . Jr. Debbie Noonan, Jr. Kathy Noors, Fr. Jetf Norton, Fr. Cheryl Nowack, Fr. Toia Nurnberg, Jr. Driskell senses music fulfillment Laura Driskell was voted the Don Rickle ' s substitute but instead of becoming a comedian, she has hopes of pursuing music. " Sometimes, I just get the urge to sing, " ex- plained the freshman music major. Playing the piano, beginning guitar and vocalizing are Driskill ' s skills. The alto belonged to the University Singers and participated in the Madrigal Feast serving tables and singing Christmas songs. " I ' ll teach music unless something better comes along, like striking oil, " she said. Her favorite singer, Barbra Streisand, reflected her music preference. Driskill compared herself to Streisand: " I have a nose like hers, but it ' s the only thing we have in common. " Amazingly, she was the only member in her family besides her aunt who could carry a tune. " My mother won ' t sing at church anymore because I laugh at her, " she said. Musical notes floated out from underneath her door and filled the halls all year long. " Songs always add to holidays. They can cheer you up and keep you company. " said Driskill. " Unfortunately, I didn ' t study very well with music on because I concentrated on it, instead of what I was studying, " commented the music minded freshman. " Sometimes, I just get the urge to sing, " ex- plained Driskill. " It expresses the way I feel, " she added. Driskill would like to sing for a living. Teaching? Singing professionally? So many possibilities— for this NWMSU freshman. UNDERGRADUATES Nauman Nurnberg 269 Undergraduates BOTTOM: Spring days in northwest Missouri mal e traditional campus garb of jeans and T-shirts comfortable. RIGHT: Wells Library becomes the scene of student activity during finals week. FAR RIGHT: Night paints a peaceful, picturesque scene of the campus. Mark Nusbaum, Jr. Bob Ocker, Fr. Mary O ' Connell, Fr. Brenda O ' Dell, Soph. Bob O ' Dell, Fr. Mary Ann O ' Donnell, Jr. Sally Oestmann, Jr. Pam Oglesby, Fr. Mary O ' Hara, Jr. Dian Ohrt, Fr. 270 UNDERGRADUATES Nusbaum Ohrt i i Jane Oliver, Fr. Shirley Oliver, Fr. Pete Olson, Jr. Tim O ' Mara, Fr. Roberta O ' Riley, Fr. Vicky O ' Riley, Fr. Melissa Ormiston, Fr. Catherine Osborne, Soph. Donald Osslan. Soph. Paula Ostronic, Fr. Sheila Othling, Soph. Brent Palmer, Soph. Kirk Parkhurst, Fr. Karen Parrott, Soph. Mary Beth Parsons, Jr. Carole Patterson, Fr. Rae Patterson, Jr. Evonne Pearl. Soph. Jetf Peifter, Jr. James Pennington, Jr, Bill Perkins, Jr. Kris Perry, Jr. Don Peter, Jr. Randy Peter, Fr. Diane Peters, Soph. UNDERGRADUATES Oliver Peters 271 ' Thank God I am a country boy ' Not one to be a conformist, Robert Pore broke away from listening to top 40 music and branched out into country music during high school. At this time, the mid 1960 ' s, " people were striving for individualism. I changed directions. Instead of imitating t he flower children, I tried to be a country boy, " he said. City born and bred. Pore began to identify with a new type of people. For Pore, country music represented the poor working class. " It represented a world I was never really associated with, " Pore related. Once his interest was stirred, Pore began to find out more about earlier country musicians. " I started going back to people that were big- people that I ' d never heard of, " explained Pore. Jimmy Rogers is Pore ' s all-time favorite country artist. He was introduced to Rogers ' tunes while listening to records at a friend ' s house. Now, he owns all of the 110 re-released songs Rogers ' performed. " I think all modern music begins with Jimmy Rogers. He absorbed all the cultures of the south and developed them into a unique style, " said Pore. Bob Wills and the Delmore Brothers interest Pore because of their distinctive styles. He described their blues-jazz format as " honky tonk. " Other forms of popular music can ' t escape the influence of country. " Without country music, rock couldn ' t exist today. Country music is the essence of the South, " concluded Pore. Curt Petersen, Fr. Daniel Petersen, Fr. Deborah Pfeiffer, Soph. David Pfeiffer, Jr. Frances Pipes, Soph. Lisa Phipps, Fr. Boby Pierce, Fr. Marcia Pierce, Jr. Terry Peirpoint, Fr. Patricia Pierson, Fr. Denise Pinnicl , Jr. Diann Piper, Jr. Gerald Plummer, Soph. Laurie Podey, Fr. Cindy Pope, Soph. Evelyn Pope, Fr. Kim Porter, Soph. Mona Porter, Soph. Jill Porterfield, Soph Mark Posch, Soph Thomas Potioff, Soph Linda Pouncil, Soph Stephen Powell, Fr Robert Power, Soph 272 UNDERGRADUATES Petersen Power LEFT: Siamese twins and a bunny were ust a few of tfie strange creatures at tfie KDLX Halloween remote. ABOVE: Robert Pore, country music enthusiast, not only likes to listen, but also play country music. Kenneth Presutty, Fr. Rhonda Prewitt, Jr. Kenneth Priebe. Soph. Kevin Pritchard, Fr. Julie Pupillo. Fr. Debbie Putnam, Fr. Hal Queathem, Fr. Pamela Quick, Fr. tVlichael Railsback. Soph. Terry Rainey, Fr. UNDERGRADUATES Presutty Rainey 273 Undergraduates Michael Ramm, Soph. Elise Ranee, Soph. Jennifer Rasmussen, Soph. Janet Ratcliff, Soph. Sandie Raup, Fr. Eveiyn Ray, Jr. Pamela Reardon, Fr. Allen Reavis, Jr. Sherrie Rebel, Soph. Cynthia Reed, Fr. Dawn Reed, Jr. Mary Jo Regan, Fr. Dan Reid, Jr. Martha Rhodes, Fr. 274 UNDERGRADUATES Ramm Rhodes Undergraduates vP W Lu:j UPPER LEFT: " Teaching little fingers to play. " LEFT; A young couple sits and watches the world go by. Karis Richardson, Jr. Lucie Riggs, Fr. Kenneth Rigsbey, Soph. Mark Rinehart, Jr. Verna Risser, Fr. Randy Robb, Jr. Linda Roberts, Fr. Sheryl Roberts, Soph. Kathy Robertson, Soph. Cheryl Robinson, Soph. David Robinson, Fr. Deborah Robinson, Jr. Roger Robison, Soph. Shary Roe, Fr. Marc Roecker, Jr. David Roed, Jr. Lynne Roeder, Soph. Julie Rogers, Fr. Christi Rollins, Fr. UNDERGRADUATES Richardson Rollins 275 BELOW RIGHT: " Campus update " with Steve Stucker brings many laughs at the variety show. BELOW LEFT: The Bearcat mascot, Steve Scroggins lifts the spirits of a younger fan. Scroggins, ' Bearcat ' — lively couple When NWMSU athletic teams participated at any home game, there was a unique individual right along with them. He ' s the one they called " Bearcat " and he ' s the one who, dressed in his white outfit and paper mache hat, lead ' Cat fans in cheering for their team. Steve Scroggins, junior physical education major, has backed the Green-and-White in football and basketball as the mascot almost since his first days on campus. " Bearcat " was born in the winter of 1976 in a basketball game against Central Missouri State. " I was just fed up with the crowd spirit and I thought I could contribute, " Scroggins said. His outstanding ability as a mascot was proven at a contest held in South Bend, Ind., the past summer. Scroggins was one of only 15 mascots in the nation selected to attend the contest, expenses paid. Larger schools, such as Notre Dame, Southern California and UCLA were represented by their mascots in the com- petition which involved doing a halftime routine at a high school all-star game and performing throughout the game. Scroggins was chosen second among the mascots, runnerup to USC ' s Trojan mascot, and was awarded a trophy. Mary Rooney, Fr. Janet Ross, Fr. Vicl ie Ross, Fr. Kevin Rothenberger, Soph. Kevin Rowan, Soph. Pam Rowan, Fr. Wintress Rowoth, Jr. Barry Rumble, Fr. Renee Rumbo, Fr. Debra Rush, Jr. 276 UNDERGRADUATES Rooney Rush Kathleen Rush. Soph. Randy Rush. Soph. Sharon Rusk. Fr. Janet Ryan. Jr. Patricia Rychnovsky, Jr. Steven Rychnovsky, Fr. Jeffrey Sachs. Jr. Ronald Sadler. Fr. Ellen Sanchez. Fr, James Sand, Fr. David Santoyo. Fr. Antonio Satur, Fr. George Savage, Jr. Erma Sayre. Soph. Becky Schafer. Fr. Ann Schieber. Fr. Cindy Schieber, Soph. Donna Schieber. Fr. Kristin Schildberg. Soph. Karen Schipull, Jr. Pamela Schlotthauer. Jr. Rhonda Schlotthauer. Soph. Colleen Schmidt, Fr. Lesa Schmidt. Fr. UNDERGRADUATES Rush Schmidt 277 Donna Schmitz, Soph. Julie Schmitz, Jr. Brian Schmille, Fr. IVIarl Schoff, Fr. Caria Scholle, Fr. Tammy Schooley, Soph. Kenneth Schreiber, Soph. Raymond Schwarz, Jr. IVIonna Schweers, Jr. Darrell Scobee, Soph. Frederick Scott, Jr. Richard Scott, Jr. Susan Scott, Fr IVIary Jane Scott, Fr CarIa Scovill, Soph Sharon Scovill, Fr Jody Searcy, Soph Paul Seaton, Fr 278 UNDERGRADUATES Schmitz Seaton Undergraduates LEFT; Nighttime glow of the Bell Tower shines as campus landmark. FAR LEFT: Students study for spring finals at the college pond. TOP: Up-to-date magazines inform students of current events in the library ' s browsing room. Philip Seipel. Fr. Tamara Sew ell. Soph. IVIary Ann Scackelford. Fr. Kurtis Shaha. Jr. Becky Shaver, Soph. Pamela Shears, Jr. Sarah Sheets, Soph. Juli Shelton, Soph. Donald Sheperd, Soph. Shirley Sheridan. Fr. Dianne Shinpoch, Fr. Cindy Shipman. Fr. UNDERGRADUATES Seipel Shipman 279 Kathleen Shoemaker, Jr. Susan Shoemaker, Fr. John Shough, Jr. Carol Showers, Fr. Jeffrey Shultz, Soph. Hugo Sierra, Soph. Susan Silvius, Soph. DIan Simons, Fr. Lauri Sindt, Fr. Patricia Sinnett, Fr. David Sleep, Fr. Ellen Sloan, Fr. Charles Smith, Fr. Cynthia Smith, Fr. James Smith, Soph. Janelle Smith, Fr. Kathy Smith, Soph. Kathy S. Smith, Soph. Marjorie Smith, Fr. Marilee Smith, Soph. Rick Smith, Soph. Wendy Smith, Jr. Susie Snead, Fr. Sonya Snethen, Soph. Bruce Snow, Fr. Patrick Snuffer, Fr. 280 UNDERGRADUATES Shoemaker Snuffer LEFT: Carol Fils searches for the details of a still life set up in color and design class. RIGHT: Playing the piano, Diana Zipf prepares for a family jam session. She just plays in a family band While some people spent their weekends during high school going out and meeting new people. Diana Zipf spent her weekends playing in her family ' s band. At first she wasn ' t excited about the idea, but she grew to enjoy it. Now. " if they have a job any weekends I ' m home. I ' ll play. " she said. The music which the family performed varied. " We played all kinds of music because the audiences ranged in ages. At wedding dances there may have been three generations of people. We played country-western, rock, pop. polkas and waltzes. " Zipf ' s favorite was pop music. " My sister and I liked slow music we could sing harmony on. " Learning to play was a rushed endeavor. After only a few weeks Zipf appeared on stage with her parents. She didn ' t learn to read notes so she played by ear. " My dad would just say ' ok, we ' re playing this song; it ' s in the key of C, play. ' Since I didn ' t have the notes in front of me, I just listened to where I thought it was going. " Playing with the band led Zipf into musical activities in high school. These carried over so when she had time, she enjoyed just sitting down at the piano and playing. Michelle Sommer, Jr. James Sommerhauser, Soph. Jeann Soren, Jr. Kathyrn Sorenson, Fr. Gregory Sosso, Jr. UNDERGRADUATES Snyder Sosso 281 Undergraduates James Spadarotto, Fr. Debbie Spencer, Jr. Bruce Spidle, Jr. Harold Spire, Fr. Joan Spire, Fr. Kip Springer, Fr. Joseph Stagg, Jr. Vicl y Stagner, Fr. Ed Staiert, Fr. Sheila Stander, Fr. Jodi Stanley, Soph. Dan Stanton, Jr. Daria Staples, Jr. Dianne Stark, Soph. Joyce Starnes, Fr. Sandra Statch, Fr. Carolyn Steeby, Fr. Nancy Steinacker, Fr. Mary Beth Steinhausser, Jr. Terri Stelpflug, Jr. Bradley Stephens, Soph. Frances Stephens, Soph. Kimberly Stewart, Fr. Terias Stiens, Fr. Kathy Jo Stille, Fr. Lonnie Stingley, Fr. teli« 282 UNDERGRADUATES Spadarotto Stingley Undergraduates :|J i ' 4 Laurel Stockton, Soph. Marilyn Stockwell, Fr. Melanie Stoffers, Fr. Ruth Stone. Soph. Stephen Stoner, Soph. Kevin Stonner, Jr. LEFT: A Bearcat swimmer shows his skills out of the water. ABOVE: Kathy Smith paces herself in cross country. ABOVE LEFT: Students experiment wit h a charcoal sketch. Duane Stowell, Jr. Amy Strange, Fr. David Stratemeyer, Soph. Paul Strathman, Fr. Frances Streett, Soph. Bryce Strohbehn, Fr. UNDERGRADUATES Stockton Strohbehn 283 Undergraduates Steve Stucker, Jr Jeff Sumner, Fr Randy Swinford, Jr Rosemary Szymborski, Soph Sharon Taegel, Soph Wendy Taff, Soph Carmen Taimanao, Soph. Joaquina Taisakan, Jr. Mark Tamboli, Soph. Saeedeh Tavakkol, Jr. Roxanne Taylor, Fr. Steven Tenney, Fr. Jill Terrill, Soph. Christine Tharp, Fr. Mark Thatcher, Fr. Christopher Thomas, Jr. David Thomas, Fr. Janis Thomas, Fr. Myrna Thomas, Fr. Daria Thompson, Fr. Diane Thompson, Soph. Kara Thompson, Soph. Rick Thompson, Soph. Cynthia Tighe, Fr. Rhonda Tilk, Jr. Benjamin Tobin, Fr. Christopher Tobin, Jr. Mark Tobin, Soph. Ane Tofili, Soph. Mary Ann Toloso, Soph. RIGHT: Bob Simmons watches televi- sion to unwind after a full day of classes. ABOVE RIGHT: Students decide to relax in the mud after playing a grueling game of football. FAR RIGHT: Keith Youngblood always has an extra smile. 284 UNDERGRADUATES Stucker Toloso f ' y- K I ■ Anne Tomozuk, Soph. Chris Tornquist, Jr. Carolyn Toyne, Jr. Diane Troupe, Soph. Vicki Turner, Soph. Debra Tuttle, Jr. Jamie Uptergrove, Fr. Deborah Urich, Soph. Florence Uzoigwe, Jr, Thomas Vander-ploeg, Fr. UNDERGRADUATES Totnozuk Vander-ploeg 285 Handcrafted music Whitney ' s specialty When you ' re interested in music and woodworking, it ' s only natural to nnake musical instruments, if your name is Dana Whitney. Whitney, a junior majoring in industrial arts, and son of assistant music professor, Gilbert Whitney, combined his background in music with his industrial arts major to create two dulcimers and a Celtic harp. He was also work- ing on a classical guitar. It was when Whitney took a beginning woods course that he made his first dulcimer, which is a three-stringed biblical instrument that sounds almost like bagpipes. Once Whitney had made the forms for the first dulcimer, the second didn ' t take as much time to finish. After he completed his second dulcimer Whitney decided to build a harpsicord. But due to lack of funds, he resorted to making a harp. Using a kit for this instrument, he added many of his own ideas to it. Whitney got the idea for the classical guitar because he was interested in buying one. " I checked out the prices and found it would cost $300 or $400. I thought I could turn one out just as good , " the music enthusiast said. He created the plans for his guitar after looking at three books and combining some of the methods of each book into a plan he wanted. " When I get this done and have all the bugs out, I want to make a matching set of 12- stringed guitars and another classical guitar, " said the ambitious Whitney. Whitney said that " in the future, 1 may com- bine my interest in music and wood and build instruments. " Leslie Vance, Soph. Brad Vandekamp, Soph. Pam Vandeventer, Jr. Nancy VanGerpen, Jr. Karen Vansickle, Jr. Larry Vaudrin, Jr. Sharlene Venable, Fr. Donna Verseman, Soph. Mark Vickroy, Soph. Jan Voggesser, Jr. Dawna Volk, Fr. Jerilynn Voltmer, Fr. 286 UNDERGRADUATES Vance Voltmer LEFT: Karen VanSickle tacks down the facing on her sewing project. ABOVE LEFT: Exhibiting his creations. Dana Whitney uses his music and industrial arts talents to build instruments. Robert Von Bon, Fr. Robert Votaw, Fr. Cindy Vote. Jr. Carol Waechter. Fr Kim Waechter. Soph. Donna Wageman, Soph. Gene Walden, Jr. Gary Walker, Fr. Janet Walker, Fr. Pam Walker, Fr. Jeff Walkup, Soph. Susan Walkup, Soph. Dean Wall, Soph. Becky Wallace. Soph. Bonita Waller, Jr. Deborah Walley, Fr. Julie Walte, Jr. Bill Ward, Jr. Becca Ward, Soph. Susan Ward, Fr. Jan Wardrip, Jr. Sheryl Warren, Jr. Kelly Warth, Fr. Pat Waters, Jr. UNDERGRADUATES Von Bon Waters 287 Trainer trading fame for injuries Sports fans swarmed weekly to athletic events hoping to see their heroes win yet another victory. Each fan had his own special athlete who basked in the glory and recognition of being a superstar. Yet, the unsung heroes behind the scenes were just as important as the players on the field. These stars devoted even more time than the super-greats, but received little public recogni- tion for their efforts. Garry Workman, junior, was one of six stu- dent trainers for the Bearcat athletic teams, and, was working on a double major in physical education and health with a minor in coaching. " I ' ve taken many hours of subjects that deal with the body and injuries, but with the other training, I could treat more serious injuries, such as trauma, than I normally would treat with regular first aid, " said Workman. During the football season, Workman ' s duties increased. For a 2 p.m. game, the trainers arrived at 9 a.m. " We got the locker rooms ready, fixed ice bags and the ice chests, and, taped ankles. Later on in the day, we did speciality taping on the team members. " At n oon, the trainers set up the field. They took out water jugs, ice chests, the splints, stretchers, trash cans, oxygen kits and other assorted medical supplies. " We were prepared to check every player that came off the field, es- pecially after a blow to the head, " Workman said. The trainers ' medical duties consisted of Im- mediate care for injuries, transportation of in- jured players and diagnosis of injuries. " We weren ' t doctors, though, " he added. " If we can ' t help a player, he is sent on to the hospital. " Workman put in an average of four hours a day training and carried a load of 18 academic hours. Workman enjoyed his work, even though there was no praise, no applause like that which the players received. The job was tough, but well worth the time and trouble. Janet Watkins, Fr. Jill Watkins, Fr. Lisa Watkins, Sopti. Cindy Watson, Fr. Matt Watson, Fr. Ric Watson, Jr. Kathy Watt, Soph. Jotin Weattierhead, Fr. Jayne Weaver, Fr. Noel Weaver, Fr. Julie Webb, Fr. Randy Weber, Jr. Wyvonne Weddle, Jr. Jeff Weir, Soph. Deanna Wertz, Fr. Brad West, Jr. Charles West, Jr. Cindy West, Soph. 288 UNDERGRADUATES Watkins West John West. Soph. Marylou West, Soph Samuel Wharton, Jr. Ron Wheeler, Soph. Robin Whipple. Jr. Gregory Whitaker, Jr. Charles White, Jr. Rick White, Soph. Steve White, Jr. Tim White, Fr. Sharon Whitley, Jr. Chris Whitlock, Fr. Kristy Wilcoxson, Fr. Patricia Wiley, Soph. Sherri Wilken, Fr. Kenneth Wilkie, Fr. Kenneth Wilkins, Fr. Linda Wilkinson, Fr. Bill Williams. Soph. Christy Williams, Fr. Julie Williams. Jr. Kathleen Williams. Fr. LEFT: A Bearcat hurls the ball back to first base. ABOVE LEFT: Garry Workman, student trainer, checks the tape on an athlete ' s ankle. 289 Mark Williams, Fr. Ronald Willis, Jr. Angle Wilson, Jr. Cindy Wilson, Fr. Emily Wilson, Fr. Gayle Wilson, Jr. Lisa Wilson, Soph. Lou Rita Wilson, Jr. Lonnie Wilson, Fr. Rita Wilson, Fr. Stacy Windhausen, Fr. David Winslow, Soph. RIGHT: Bearcats overwhelm audience with a victory. BOTTOIVI: Mark Kneib places his money on lucky number 12 during casino night. i ' fWJOP ' l " " " David Winston, Soph. Ed Wisner, Soph. Geraldlne Wolff, Jr. Felix Wong, Jr. Daria Wood, Fr. Terry Wood, Soph. 290 UNDERGRADUATES Williams Wood V. Undergraduates Susan Wopata, Soph. Garry Workman, Jr. Stephen Wray, Jr. Diane Wright, Fr. Nancy Wright, Fr. Pamella Wright, Jr. Elaine Wurster, Fr. Leroy Wynn, Jr. Karen Wynta, Jr. Judith Yates, Fr. Connie Yates, Soph. Vickie Yates, Soph. Amy York, Fr. Kurt York, Fr. Stephen Yost, Jr. Eric Young, Fr. Mary Young, Soph. Scott Young, Soph. Scott Young, Jr. Anita Younger, Fr. Keith Youngblood, Fr. Lydia Youngman, Fr. Shahrlar Zekavati, Fr. Darrell Zellers, Jr. Diana Zlan, Fr. Jay Zimmerman, Soph. Pam Zimmerman, Fr. Diana Zipf, Jr. UNDERGRADUATES Wopata Zipf 291 Marcia Barnett, Area Coordinator Housing Dave Bennett, Campus Minister James Blackford. Director of Cashiering Leta Brown, Circulation Librarian John Drummond, Director of Accounting Payroll Perry Echelberger, Operations Manager KDLX-KXCV Robert Henry, Director of News Information Irene Hul , Director of Student Activities Dr. Charles Koch, Director of Learning Resource Center Richard Long, Counselor RIGHT: Marvin Silliman serves as Stu- dent Union director and intramural head. BELOW; Lending a sympathetic ear. David Sundberg makes students feel at home. Listening . . . key to understanding With an associate degree In agriculture and a bachelor of arts degree in German language and literature, Dave Sundberg never an- ticipated a career in counseling psychology. Currently, the director of the Counseling Center, Sundberg originally wanted to be a veterinarian or a farmer. " I worked on a farm as a youth, " said Sundberg, " and I decided to pursue a career in animal husbandry. " But after receiving his associate degree in agriculture in 1958 from the University College in Farmingdale, N.Y., Sundberg enlisted in the armed services, and was stationed in Germany. There, he developed the interest that motivated him to complete a teaching degree in German language and literature when he returned to the United States. After receiving his bachelor of arts degree from the University of New York at Sto- nybrook, Sundberg was offered a job as special assistant to the Dean of Students there. Under this new program where he worked closely with college students, Sundberg said that this led him to talk to many students. " I found out that I could listen well; I seemed to help them grow and develop. " When a resident counseling program was es- tablished at Stonybrook after he ' d been there two years, Sundberg joined the staff. " I found that I enjoyed the work, " said Sundberg, " but I was limited by how far I could go with students in terms of support, help and exploration, because I had not the formal skills and training. " As a result, in 1970 Sundberg decided to do graduate work in counseling psychology at the University of Missou ri at Columbia. Sundberg became Director of Counseling after meeting Dr. Phil Hayes, dean of students, at a Chicago convention in 1974. " We got to talking about NWMSU and the director ' s job that was open here. I liked what I heard about the University, it being in a small town in a rural area. I visited the campus, liked what I saw, liked the students I met and decided to accept the job. " Through counseling, Sundberg has developed the philosophy " people are doing the best they know how to do at any one point in their lives. " Sundberg drew an analogy to sum up his view of counseling and his life. " Animal husbandry feeds the body, and German language and literature feeds the mind, but psychology works with the whole person. " 292 STAFF Barrett Long Kathryn Murphy, Head Cataloger Lola Nair, Technical Processing — LRC Rollie Staldman, Director of Broadcasting KDLX,KXCV,KSMU-TV Leola Stanton, Nursing Coordinator Dave Sundberg, Director of Counseling Bruce Wake Director of Housing STAFF Murphy Wake 293 Zelma Akes, Elementary Education Dr. Virgil Albertini, English Dr. Wayne Amsbury, Math Science Dr. Mark Anderson, Elementary Special Education Dr. Berndt Angman, Political Science Dr. Byron Augustin, Geography Dr. David Bahnemann, Math Science Nancy Bailey, Physical Education Dr. Earl Baker, Physical Education George Barratt, Math Science Dr. Frances Baumbach, Library Science Dr. John Beeks, Agriculture Kathryn Belcher, Business Economics Barbara Bernard, Physical Education Dr. Mervin Bettis, Agriculture Bill Blankenship, Business Economics Dr. Robert Bohlken. Chairman Speech Theater Ann Brekke, Physical Educ ation Dr. Margaret Briggs, Chairman Home Economics Dr. Harold Brown, Agriculture it RIGHT: Dr. Virgil Albertini shares a good laugh with an English student. FAR RIGHT: Elementary Education in- structor Zelma Akes discusses lesson plan procedures. ABOVE RIGHT; Dr. Byron Augustin broadens learning op- portunities in geography through his traveling experiences. 294 FACULTY Akes Brown - I Worldwide travels aid in presentation Students heard more than material from textbooks when they enrolled in Dr. Byron Augustin ' s geography classes. He made his lectures more valuable by backing them with personal experiences. Dr. Augustin felt his travels benefitted students. " I would expect that just the personal experience of having observed the physical and cultural environment and being able to share these observations added an extra dimension to my lectures. " Besides listening to Dr. Augustin, students were given chances to do actual work in different areas. Dr. Augustin planned trips so students were not bound to a single environ- ment. He planned a Yucatan Peninsula trip to " encourage the students to involve themselves in field research in a setting that would be uni- que to them. " Creating a positive learning atmosphere was one of Dr. Augustin ' s major objectives " Geography shouldn ' t be taught from a text- book, " he said. " It should be taught from the real world. " Robert Brown, Business Economics Dr. Edward Browning. Business Economics Dr. Sharon Browning, Business Economics Dr. Milton Bruening, Biology Dr. A. J. Buhl, Chairman Psychology Guidance Audrey Buhl, Home Economics I Margaret Bush, Music Dr. John Byrd. Physical Education Dr. Gary Carman, - Business Economics FACULTY Brown Carman 295 r Bats are fine but ... 7 don ' t like spiders and sna ces ' " From ghoulies and ghosties and long legge- ty beasties and things that go bump in the night— Good Lord— deliver them " — to Dr. David Easterla. Dr. Easteria, biology instructor, has long had a " deep interest in bats and rep- tiles, especially snakes. " " Bats are the most abused and overlooked species and even some of my fellow biologists are prejudiced against them, " Dr. Easterla ex- plained. " I ' m trying to overcome this prejudice through education. It ' s a challenge and I ' m always for the underdog. " Dr. Easterla attributed part of his interests to being raised in the Ozarks. " It was a good en- vironment for someone interested in the sciences. I ' ve known this was what I wanted to study ever since I knew my own name. " " I ' m basically a naturalist so I taught for nine months and then traveled for three, " Dr. Easterla said. He discovered a new species of cave beetle and it was eventually named after him. Enthusiasm has sometimes gotten Dr. Easterla into trouble. He left his wife alone in the woods on their first date to chase a great horned owl. Another time he leaped from his car to observe a new species. " I didn ' t even get the car stopped before I was running for a better look, " Dr. Easterla said. " Luckily my wife got the car stopped. " His interests resulted in a new wildlife con- servation major. " There was a real need for it. We started the program about three years and now there ' s over 60 students enrolled in the course, " he explained. Souveniers decorated Dr. Easterla ' s office and accompanying them were many of his stories of his exploits. As sure as the sun comes up in the morning, if " things go bump in the night, " Dr. Easterla will be there to check them out. Thomas Carneal, History Dr. Sam Carpenter, Chairman Chemistry William Christ, Speech Dr. Herman Collins, Industrial Arts 296 FACULTY Carneal Collins LEFT; A moment for paper work keeps Leroy Crist, drafting instructor busy. BOTTOM: Dr. Elwyn Devore on his dai- ly jog. FAR LEFT: Surrounded by memorabilia of his studies, Dr. David Easteria makes his office his home. Dr. Robert Collins. Business Economics Roger Corley, History David Coss, English Jane Costello, Elementary Special Education Dr. Leroy Crist, Industrial Arts David Crozier, Industrial Arts Dr. Gary Davis. Humanities Philosophy Dr. Elwyn Devore, Chairman Business Economics Trudith Dorrel, Nursing John Dougherty. Foreign Languages Lewis Dyche, Physical Education Dr. David Easteria. Biology FACULTY Collins Easteria 297 Dr. James Engelbrecht, Business Economics Roger Epiey, Chairman Secondary Education David Evans, Physical Education Dr. Edward Farquhar, Chemistry Ron Ferris, Humanities Philosophy Robert Findley, Business Economics Richard Flanagan, Physical Education Dr. William Fleming, History Dr. Carroll Fogal, Elementary Special Education That ' s the way the ball bounces When Paul Jones was invited to play his first ganne of tennis, he said, " Tennis Is a sissy sport. " But his friend persisted and Jones end- ed up on the courts and got his initial taste of the sport by trouncing his schoolmate. " I went out and we played some and I beat him real bad, " said Jones. " That was the first time I ever played tennis and that ' s when I was in the jighth grade. " Since his first game, Jones has become ex- tremely interested in the sport. Even though he was hooked on the sport, he did not play on high school or college squads. He considered playing on the university team when he attended NWMSU, but decided to con- centrate on other areas. " The chairman of the English Department at the time, Dr. Grube, was the tennis coach and he tried to get me to go out for the team, " he said, " but I was always in- terested in studying, so I didn ' t do it. I was a serious student and had little time for anything else. " Once he began playing the game more, he became heavily involved with it. " I think I con- sider tennis as more than just a hobby. I sub- scribe to several magazines and I string rackets, " said Jones. " Except for my work I probably think more about tennis than anything. " But Jones does more than just think about tennis. In the summer he practically lived on the court. During June, July and August he played over 120 games and totaled 302 games last year. " We had one stretch last summer when we played 40 straight games without a single day off, " he said. Although he enjoys being a participant, he has trouble just watching the game. " People who are tennis fans are players. They ' re not like the guy who can ' t play pro football and so he really enjoys watching from the sidelines. The guys who like tennis are the guys who get out and play, " said Jones, and that was just what he did. 298 FACULTY Engelbrecht Fogal r ' ' ' »«r Ibl) ' t I rfB LEFT: Equipped for the game, Paul Jones keeps the ball bouncing. TOP: Dr. Roger Epiey finds that plants make his office seem more like home. ABOVE: Dr. Richard Fulton discusses the ways of politics with his class. Don Folkman, Speech Theater Dr. Carrol Fry, Chairman English Dr. Karen Fulton, English Dr. Richard Fulton, Political Science Chairman Dr. John Fussner, Elementary Education Joe Garrett, Agriculture Dr. James Gates, Elementary Special Education Paul Gates, Physical Education FACULTY Folkman Gates 299 Dr. George Gayler History Dr. Yosef Geshuri Psychology-Guidance Dr. George Gille Agriculture Susan Gille Nursing Dr. James Gleason Elementary Education Craig Goad English Mary Goad English Myles Grabau Biology Robert Gregory Men ' s Physical Education Dr. Frank Grispino Director of St. Teaching Marvin Gutzmer Math Sciences Dr. Don Hagan Geography Dr. John Harr History Dr. Susan Hartley Data Processing Charles Hawl ins Business Economics Hoyt Hayes Business Economics Dr. Henry Hemenway Secondary Education Dr. James Herauf Men ' s Physical Education 300 FACULTY Gayler Herauf thrman Watch out Jenner— Harr is pushing on Dr. John Harr, chairman of the history department, was a jogging " nut " when joggers were truly considered nuts. " I took up swimming, and jogged when the pool wasn ' t available, " said Dr. Harr. " Six or seven years ago, the college pool was in great demand, so, I became a dedicated jogger, " he said. Last year, Dr. Harr thought his jogging days were over. Persistent hip and lower back pains were diagnosed as degenerative arthritis. However, he was determined not to give in. " I decreased my distance from six to three miles daily, " said Dr. Harr. Dr. Harr underwent heat therapy and by spr- ing, he had it whipped. Primarily he ran in- doors, especially when the weather was in- hospitable. Dr. Harr jogged because of the convenience and companionship of the sport. " Jogging was ideal because no special facilities or equipment are needed, " he said. " I have made friends with more students on the road or track than in the classroom. " He was the first member of the University Jogging Club to reach the 2500 mile level. Dr. Harr followed the philosophy, a sound mind and body go together, and he practiced what he preached. } Diane Hicks Home Economics Dr. Harlan Higginbotham Chemistry Dr. William Hinckley Secondary Education AR LEFT: Hoyt Hayes of the lusiness Economics Department Hers some assistance to Steve Eason. EFT; Dr. John Harr. history depart- lent chairman, relaxes in his office ifter a morning run. ,i FACULTY Hicks Hinckley 301 Dr. George Hinshaw, Speech Drama Larry Holley Physical Education Dr. John Hopper, History Channing Horner, Foreign Languages Adrian Hul , Psychology Dr. Mike Hunter, Physical Education James Hurst, History Johnnie Imes, Business Economics Dr. Jo Ingle Math Sciences Dr. Dr. Harold Jackson, Chairman Music Peter Jackson, Chairman Industrial Arts Dr. Mike Jewett, English James Johnson, Library Science Paul Jones, English Jean Kenner, Math Sciences Dr. Morton Kenner, Math Sciences Dr. Virabhai Kharadia, Business Economics Amy Killingsworth, Library Sciences Dr. Robert Killingsworth, History Susan Kirkpatrick, English Michael Lamb, Business Economics 302 FACULTY Hinshaw Lamb kS . Jm No breaks for Landes ' bicycling As dependable as the Bell Tower chimed, Richard Landes, chemistry instructor, seldom missed a Sunday biking with the Bike Club, a group he sponsored. After meeting under the Bell Tower at one o ' clock, the crew would depart for a weekly bike hike to Hopkins, Quitman or Conception Abbey. Landes, who has ridden with the group since 1973, said, " I just enjoyed it tremendously. I was on my own and dependent only on a very simple machine. " Landes emphasized how much more could be seen, smelled and heard on a bike than from a car. Landes has trecked across Iowa, New York, Washington, D.C., Florida, Kansas and Califor- nia. " I just liked getting around in a different area with the bike. " A high point of his tour was riding in Washington D.C. He especially enjoyed this because all the roads were closed to traffic . . . a bicycler ' s dream. Landes has sponsored two trips to Europe and planned to go again the summer of 1978. On previous trips they spent seven weeks visiting two countries, and pedaled an average of 50 miles a day. Their average went down when they were in the Alps. But biking didn ' t include traveling only dur- ing good weather. Landes explained on the 1974 trip, it rained almost every afternoon. " There were some colds, but no one got sick. That ' s not allowed, " Landes laughed. The next summer there was a drought in Europe, and the bikers had an easier time. The biggest hazard anywhere to the bikers was the motorists. " In Europe people were much more careful on the road. " According to Landes, American drivers could be dangerous. " Many people don ' t know how wide their car is. " In 1973, Landes and a student opened a bicycle repair shop in Maryville. The store Crank and Pedal, is a shop for bicycles, repairs and supplies. LEFT: Dr. Peter Jackson, newly ap- pointed Associate Dean of Faculty, finishes his paper work as chairman of the Industrial Arts Department. ABOVE ! EFT: Richard Landes works on the gears of a 10-speed bike at his bike shop. Richard Landes, Chemistry Dr. Ruth Larmer. Elementary Education Dr. Homer Lemar. Psychology Guidance Dr. t erle Lesher, Secondary Education Dr. James Leu, Speech Mary Locker, Library Science FACULTY Landes Locker 303 Dr. James Lott, Chemistry Dr. James Lowe, Chairman Sociology Anthropology Annelle Lowman. Home Economics Dr. Phillip Lucido, Biology Dr. Luis Macias, Foreign Languages Dr. Bob Mallory, Earth Science Gary May, Elementary Education Dr. Leiand May, English Dr. Gary McDonald, Math Science Dr. Kendall McDonald, Math Science Dr. Merry McDonald, Math Science Anthony McEvoy, Industrial Arts Kathryn McKee, Elementary Special Education Dr. Timothy Meline, Speech Theater Irma Merrick, Physical Education Laurie Meyers, Physical Education Dale Midland, English Peggy Miller, Home Economics Sanford Miller, Physical Education Dr. Kenneth Minter, Biology Pat Mitch, Home Economics Byron Mitchell, Music Corinne Mitchell, Home Economics Frances Mitchell, Music 304 FACULTY Lott Mitchell RIGHT: Drs. Cargo and Mallory review the finished copy of their textbook. FAR RIGHT: Bicycling provides Laurie Meyers exercise. BOTTOM: Dr. Ron Moss seated, and Dr. George Gille pause in demonstration of dairy lab work. The pedal pusher First time was a charm for physical education teacher, Laurie Meyers. Two years ago, she entered the Illinois State Bicycling Cham- pionships and qualified for nationals. After attending to her academic career at Western Illinois College, Meyers sought a challenging activity. She chose bicycle road racing. " Racing was a goal to prove my mastery of techniques and meet other riders, " she said. Meyers considered exercise as relaxing and thought nothing of riding two hours a night for 50 miles. In bicycling proper equipment does not guarantee safety from accidents. A mishap in •Burlington, Iowa taught Meyers never to look back during a race. " I should have been more careful in the drizzle, " she said. However, despite the threat of injuries, the toil of hard practice and her policy of never cancelling a race, Meyers prepared again to race against the clock and shatter the 25-mile, one-hour road race. FACULTY 305 Dr. Dorothy Moore, Psychology Guidance Earle Moss, Music Martha Moss, Business Economics Dr. Ronnie Moss, Business Economics Dr. Harmon Mothershead, History Richard New, Elementary Special Education Donald Nothstine, Business Economics Michael Novak, Business Economics Bill O ' Hara, Music Dr. Fred Oomens, Agriculture RIGHT: Dr. Dale Rosenburg relaxes at his desk between classes. BOTTOM: Dr. Homer LaMar keeps in shape by lifting weights. Dennis Padgitt, Agriculture Bruce Parmelee, Industrial Arts 306 FACULTY Moore Parmeiee f J John Poulson, Physical Education Dr. Paula Powell. Elementary Special Education Dr. Roger Prokes, Business Economics Dr. George Quier. Secondary Education James Redd, Physical Education Sherri Reeves, Physical Education Terry Rennacl , Math Science Dr. John Rhoades, Industrial Arts Dr. Burton Richey, Physical Education Dr. Jon Rickman, Data Processing Dr. Larry Riley, Psychology Gus Rischer, Psychology Dr. Dale Rosenburg, Chemistry Ward Rounds, Music John Samsel, English LeMar ' lifts ' attitudes witli weiglits A firm believer in weight-lifting, Dr. Homer LeMar had the philosophy that " man ' s muscles were meant to be big, not small. " LeMar, a psychology instructor, has been lif- ting weights since he was 1 1 . Making this a life- long interest, he worked out at least three times a week in his basement gym which consisted of a punching bag, dumbbells, and a bench-press. LeMar claimed that a proper weight-lifting program was as beneficial to the cardio- vascular system as running. " Weight-training can ' t be practiced daily. It taxes the muscles so greatly that it could cause damage. However, if a program is carried out with a variety of exer- cise and no breaks, it has the same effect as running. " Seven years ago, LeMar and a group of stu- dent lifters organized the University ' s first weight club. During this time, he acquired enough equipment to stock a health club. " 1 was constantly searching for good buys. It ' s hard on equipment when 15-20 guys use it daily. " He maintained the health spa for a short time on First Street in Maryville. Because of his interest, LeMar has been a catalyst in bringing important weight-lifting events to Maryville. Three years ago, NWMSU hosted the State Olympic Lifting Cham- pionships. The National Collegiate Mr. America Contest was also held on this campus in recent years. Although he has never participated com- petitively, LeMar was quick to point out benefits of weight-lifting, or any athletic program. " Peo- ple in good physical condition have a better mental attitude, " he concluded. FACULTY Poulson Samsel 307 Dr. Roy Sanders, Secondary Education Dr. Donald Sandford, Music Mary Sandford, Music Dr. James Saucerman, Englisin Dr. Dean Savage, Cliairman Elementary Special Education Barbara Schendei, Physical Education Dr. Charles Schultz, Speech Theater Dr. B. D. Scott, Biology James Shanklin, Business Economics Mike Sherer, English Journalism Dr. Frances Shipley, Home Economics Dr. Arthur Simonson, Math Science Dr. David Slater, English Charles Slattery, Chairman Foreign Language Dr. Jim Smeltzer, Physics Clark Smith, Art Dr. David Smith, Chairman Biology Linda Smith, English Journalism Verna Smith, Nursing Dr. Jerome Solheim, Math Sciences Joann Stamm, Elementary Education 308 FACULTY Sanders Stamm LEFT: Mike Sherer continues working on his handcrafted rug. BOTTOM: Dr. Jim Smeltzer discusses the launch site of the Voyager II. If l Launch experience is trip for Smeltzer When the Voyager II planetary explorer was launched last August, Dr. Jim Smeltzer, of the physics department, was on hand to view a great deal of the proceedings that went along with the launch. Of the nearly 100 educators asked to attend the launch, Smeltzer was one of the few positioned at the press site which was only two miles from the launch site. He was allowed to work with the press because of credentials from KXCV-FM, the University radio station, and sent live reports of happenings at the launch site back to KXCV. Smeltzer commented that being able to view the launching was exciting. " It was the first time I ' ve seen a launch. It was exciting to be there rather than to just read about it. " Along with attending the launch, Smeltzer has had some experiences with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration). He has attended three conferences at different places in the past, and, he anticipated a visit to the Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala., in March to view the landing of the Enterprise. Smeltzer enhanced his classes with materials, pamphlets and films he had gathered through his NASA involvement. Along with the personal satisfaction that he gained, Smeltzer noted that the biggest benefit was the " educational aspect. I can do a lot of things for students here by taking advantage of the op- portunities I have. I have gained volumes of educational benefits. " Dr. Gene Stout, Business Economics Mark Sunderman, Business Economics Mary Sunkel. Business Economics Natalie Tacketl, English Charles Thafe, Secondary Education FACULTY Stout Thate 309 Dr. William Trowbridge, Engish Dr. Patt VanDyke, English Philip VanVoorst, Art Wayne Van Zomeren, Psychology VanDyke ' accents ' the language Dr. Patt VanDyke, English instructor, recalled that it was two years ago when she became in- volved with international students. " I looked up and there was a young Chinese man and five Chinese women. All the man said was, " We came for English. " From that time on. Dr. VanDyke has gotten more involved and interested. She started out having conversations daily with the six Chinese students in which they discussed American slang, advertising, politics and just about anything that came up. " Dr. VanDyke was a Chinese Student Club ad- viser and part of the committee for English as a Second Language. She also worked with others to establish a new program at this University, Intensive Language Center, where international students could come with no knowledge of the English language and go through a ten-week program for learning. " I ' ve learned more about my own language from talking with international students, than anything else, " said Dr. VanDyke. " English is such a tremendously rich language. I ' ve also learned that love, respect for others and hard work are as common a need of their cultures as they are in my own. " 310 FACULTY Trowbridge Van Zomeren LEFT: Dr. Carroll Fry and Rose Wallace evaluate their work on " Step One. " BOTTOM; Inaugural mace is carried by one of Its designers. Philip VanVoorst. FAR LEFT: Dr. Van Dyke helps students. Dr. Stanley Wade, Secondary Education Rose Wallace. English Dorothy Walker. Physical Education John Walker. Foreign Languages J Dr. Wanda Walker. Psychology Guidance Jimmie Wasem, Physical Education Dr. Kathie Webster. Speech Theater Dr. Ted Weichinger. Chairman Physical Science Dorothy Weigand, English John Welding. Business Economics Calvin Widger. Geography Dr. Gilbert Whitney. Music Betty Wood. Elementary Education Ernest Woodruff, Music Gerald Wright. Elementary Special Education James Wyant. Business Economics FACULTY Wade Wyant 311 CENTER: Cheri Burnsides counts the money in the register to make sure it checks out correctly. BOTTOM: A stu- dent cashes a check at the Cashiering window. Mondelo Aadum: 108,109 Abdui-Rasheed Abina: 192 Tony Aburime: 196,197 Accounting Society: 182,183 Beth Ackerman: 154,196 Judy Ackerman: 128,129, 154,226 Kim Acklin: 226 Gail Adams: 226 Mark Adams: 119,184 Rita Adams: 226 Scott Adams: 226 Jo Ann Adkins: 175,196 Kathy Adkins: 24,25,152,189, 226 Agriculture Club: 174,175 Debra Agenstein: 152,196 Agriculture Department: 94,95 Sheila Ahrendsen: 226 David Ajuoga: 196 Darrell Akers: 226 Zelma Akes: 294 VIRGIL ALBERTINI: 182,294 Mike Alberts: 177 Jo Ellen Albertsen: 226 Marty Albertson: 100,112,113, 143,172,196 Art Albin: 100 Joni Albin: 110,111,226 Ron Alden: 174 Barbara Alexander: 20,169,226 Lisa Alexander: 155,189,226 Michele Alexander: 226 Susie Alkire: 154,155 Joyce Allard: 152 Janet Allen; 172,196 Ronald Allen: 226 Wayne Allen: 113,115,226 Rhonda Allison: 148,196 Kay Allmain: 184,226 ALMOST ANYTHING GOES: 34, 158,172 ALPHA BETA ALPHA; 164, 165 ALPHA KAPPA LAMBDA: 49 ALPHA MU GAMMA: 162,163 ALPHA OMICRON PI: 152, 153 ALPHA PHI OMEGA: 172,173 ALPHA PSI OMEGA: 61,166, 167 ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA: 41,48, 154,155 Richard Alsup: 81,106,116 Bijan Alumshoushtan: 177 Laurie Amend: 42,52,187,196 AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY: 178,179 Brett Ames: 226 Linda Amos: 121 Michelle Amos: 226 WAYNE AMSBURY: 294 Steven Andersen: 113 Gene Anderson: 196 Greg Anderson: 167,225 Jim Anderson: 147 Kim Anderson: 226 Kris Anderson: 152,226 Laurie Anderson: 163,183,226 Mary Anderson: 152 Neil Anderson: 226 Rich Anderson: 226 Stuart Anderson: 226 Tammy Anderson: 121,226 312 INDEX Aadum Boger Barb Andrews: 155,196 Keith Andrews: 100 BERNDT ANGMAN: 294 Joseph Ankenbauer: 113 Ralph Aquarius: 143 Becky Arbogast: 153,226 Jane Archer: 152,227 Michael Archer: 227 Craig Archibald: 167,227 Angela Arendt: 227 Julie Arment; 174,181 Billy Arnold: 177,227 John Arnold: 129 Randy Arnold: 227 ART DEPARTMENT: 96,171 Jenny Arthur: 145,154,196 Ladonna Atkison: 227 Esimaje Atsib-Skinn: 180,196 Linda Auffert: 121,227 BYRON AUGUSTIN: 147,294, 295 Julie Ausmus: 153,196 Dawn Austin: 109 Patti Austin: 178,196 Rod Auxier: 144,196 Cheryl Ayers: 177,196 Mike Ayers: 144 Randall Ayers: 197 Sherri Aylward: 151,155,227 B Richard Bachman: 227 Cynthia Baessier: 227 Paul Baessier: 227 Kathy Bagley: 39,159,227 DAVID BAHNEMAN: 177 David Bailey: 16 NANCY BAILEY: 195 Robin Bailey: 227 James Baird: 187 Beth Baker: 97 Brenda Baker: 111,172,227 EARL BAKER; 81 Elizabeth Baker: 111,228 Jody Baker: 228 Marty Baker: 228 Roger Baker; 42,197 Bill Baldon: 197 Kathy Baldwin: 163,228 Linda Bandelier: 228 Alice Barbee: 228 Paula Barbieri; 153,228 Marty Barclay: 174 Marcia Barcus; 228 Barbara Bardsley: 154,228 Kristi Barkalow; 228 Sue Barman: 165,169 Anita Barnes: 155 Mike Barnes; 91,178,179,197 Penny Barnes: 228 MARCIA BARNETT; 159,160, 292 Jill Barnhart: 163,228 Marie Baro: 159 George Barratt: 177 Kathy Barry; 228 Bruce Barstow: 142,197 Karia Bartels; 162,163,187, 197 William Barton; 100,228 Mary Base: 228 BASEBALL: 100,101,104 BASKETBALL: 98,118,120,121, 173 Paul Bataillon: 228 Cheryl Bateman: 151,197 Dick Bateman; 96 Ellen Bates: 174,228 FRANCES BAUMBACH: 295 Chris Baumli; 128,228 Tom Baxter; 149,197 Sourie Bayoh; 197 Patrick Beary: 106,228 Brad Beaver: 228 Barbara Beck; 228 Jane Becker: 116,117 JOHN BEEKS: 95 Teresa Beeler: 103,228 BEHIND THE SCENES; 134, 135,136,137 Lois Behrends; 229 Greg Belcher: 197 KATHRYN BELCHER: 169 Tim Bell: 119,162,172,182, 197 DAVID BENNETT: 292 William Benning: 143 Patricia Bennum: 184,229 Vicki Beres; 152,229 Doug Berlin: 151 BARBARA BERNARD: 81,108 Karen Bernardic: 154 Marie Bero: 229 Vernelie Berry: 186,228 BETA BETA BETA; 170,171 MERVIN BETTIS; 174 Andrew Betz: 197 Beth Bidne: 229 Marlou Biermann; 229 Teresa Biggerstaff: 85 BIKE CLUB; 303 Cathryn Billings: 229 Jeff Billings: 177,197 Amy Billingsley: 229 Karen Bing: 229 Cheryl Binkley; 229 Beth Binney: 165,169,229 Ben Birchfield; 112,113 Allan Bird: 229 Jacque Bishop: 152,230 Laura Bishop; 230 Jim Bivens: 112,113,182 BLACKBERRY WINTER; 52 BLACK CULTURE WEEK; 52,62, 63 JAMES BLACKFORD: 292 Nancy Blackford: 230 Dick Blair: 167 Karen Blake: 172,189,197 Kathryn Bland: 197 Shirley Bland; 230 BILL BLANKENSHIP; 183 Kim Blaylock: 230 Deidra Blessing: 128,154,230 Susan Blodgett: 153,197 Tom Bloom: 230 Phil Blount: 119 BLUE KEY; 170,171 Mark BIythe; 230 Twiletta Boak: 230 BOARD OF REGENTS; 72,73,85 George Boateng: 197 BOBBY BEARCAT: 74 Lonnie Boeding; 144 Steve Boeh: 177,230 Rebecca Boettner: 162,188,189, 197 Katy Bogart: 230 Clinton Boger: 230 ¥s ix Inflation hits college J Monica Boger: 164,198 Ann Bohling: 187.188.230 Elyse Bohling: 188,230 ROBERT BOHLKEN; 17,58 Jane Bolas: 230 Jo Boley: 198 Mark Bollinger: 149 Jeff Boltinghouse: 230 Glenda Bomgardner: 153 Joan Bomgardner: 153.230 Mike Bond: 44,125.241 Glenda Bone: 230 Reta Bonney: 230 JoEllen Book: 181.230 Cathy Boone: 146.230 LUKE BOONE: 188 Kasem Boonsong: 230 Matt Borgard: 106,113,142, 182,183,230 Mark Botts: 113 Diann Bounds: 198 Mary Bourne: 110,111 Donna Bovaird: 198,225 Kathy Bovaird: 20,21,168,169, 192,195 Greg Bowen: 231 Orville Bowen: 231 Keri Bowers: 153,231 Lori Bowers: 146,152,153,162. 171,198 Mark Bowers: 113,198 Richard Bowers: 198 Tina Bowling: 152 Roberta Boyd: 231 Brad Boyer: 106.112,113.115 Kelly Boyer: 231 Mark Boyer: 231 Rod Boyer: 198 Bob Braden: 150,231 Jim Braden: 163.198 Cindy Brady: 231 Roxanne Brady: 231 Steve Bragg: 163 EARL BRAILEY: 28 Debra Brand: 168,231 Greg Brannen: 198 Karmen Brannock: 234 Dana Branson: 163.198 Cathy Brantley: 231 Cindy Brantley: 231 Arnie Brau: 53 John Bratten: 231 Lynn Brazelton: 128.154.231 Tim Bredensteiner: 147 Rene Breisch: 160,231 ANN BREKKE: 295 Brad Brenner: 231 Helena Brenner: 231 Susie Brenner: 153 Dan Brewer: 147,231 Steve Bridgewater: 167 Steve Brightwell: 181.232 Barney Brinkmann: 198 Deb Britton: 166,198 Roger Britton: 167,198 BROADCAST DEPARTMENT: 96 Steve Brock: 232 Linda Brockman: 22,23,128,135, 165,169,171,198 Ann Brommel: 181 Leo Brooker: 163,170,171. 183,198 Rex Brooker: 138,198 John Brooks: 151 Bruce Brosam: 232 Cathy Brosnahan: 232 Risa Brousseau: 198 Bob Brown: 113 Cynthia Brown: 232 Dennis Brown: 232 Everett Brown: 70 Glen Brown: 159,179,232 HAROLD BROWN: 294 Howard Brown; 113 lla Brown: 232 John Brown: 232 Joni Brown: 232 Karen Brown: 232 Kathy Brown: 19,228,229,232 LETA BROWN: 292 Matt Brown: 2 ROBERT BROWN: 168,295 Vincent Brown: 199 ED BROWNING: 295 SHARON BROWNING: 295 Cheryl Brownlee: 145,199 Angela Bruce: 184.232 Benji Brue: 233 MILTON BRUENING: 295 Janet Brunner: 163.183.233 Kevin Brunner: 3,173,233 Pat Brunscher: 233 Kevin Bryan: 147,233 Lori Bryan: 234 STEVEN BRYANT: 108 Pat Brys: 153 Mary Lou Bryte: 233 Gordon Buch: 233 Tina Buckler: 233 Brent Buckman: 233 Ross Buffington: 233 A. J. BUHL: 295 AUDREY BUHL: 295 BULLETT: 40,41,52,239 Denise Bumgarner: 159 Kerry Bunker: 58,59 Dixie Bunn: 233 Larry Bunse: 159,160,161,179,233 Mark Buntin: 233 Joni Burch: 154 Eugene Burenheide: 173.174,199 Kim Burgess: 199 Bob Burkett: 113 Jerry Burks: 199 Sally Burley: 194 Barton Burnell: 233 Deena Burnham: 233 Janet Burnham: 150,151,172, 199 Cheri Burnsldes; 3,155 Mark Burnsldes: 142 Jim Burr: 143 Kim Busch: 146,233 Craig Buschbom: 23 Kelley Bush: 174 MARAGARET BUSH: 295 ROBERT BUSH: 74,75 Kim Bushyager: 146 BUSINESS ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT: 84,85 Sandra Bussey: 233 Pam Butherus: 233 James Butkus: 147,233 Brenda Butler: 199 Dave Butler: 131,233 Karen Butner: 233 Pam Butner: 151,233 Suzi Butt: 121 Jon Buttler: 233 Carol Button: 159,162.171, 199 Jenny Byergo: 199 Trudy Byergo: 234 Tom Bynum: 106.199 JOHN BYRD: 109.295 Jean Byrum: 234 Carmen Bywater: 128,145,155 Donna Bywaters: 199 Debbie Caldwell: 128 Lynn Caldwell: 234 Randy Caldwell: 143 Sandy Caldwell: 155.234 SARAH CALDWELL: Donovan Calfee: 234 CALIFORNIA ANGELS: 100, 101.104 Kathy Callahan: 169.199 Beth Calvert: 155.178 Annette Calvin: 234 Paula Calvin: 200 Bruce Campbell: 179 Carolyn Campbell: 152 Chuck Campbell: 234 Gail Campbell: 184 Roberta Campbell: 164,165,200 Dana Capps: 234 Larry Capricorn: 143 Rhonda Carder: 159 CARDINAL KEY: 170.171 Boger Carder INDEX 313 DAVID CARGO: 304 Ann Carlin: 234 Gary Carlson: 174,200 Jim Carlson: 234 Doug Carman: 44,234 GARY CORMAN: 295 Jerry Carmlchael: 234 THOMAS CARNEAL: 296 Sandy Carnes: 159,178,200 Beth Carney: 159 Emily Carney: 234 SAM CARPENTER: 296 Marcia Carr: 180,234 Mark Carr: 181,234 Nancy Carrel: 153,234 Mary Carrick: 200 Clinton Carriker: 234 Debbie Carriker: 196,200,253 Neil Carriker: 234 Barbara Carroll: 234 Karen Carroll: 235 Mike Carroll: 147 CARSON AND COMPANY: 52 Ross Carstens: 235 Andrea Carter: 159,235 Anthony Carter: 235 Clarita Carter: 175,235 Dennis Carter: 183,200 JUDY CARTER: 10,11 Marty Carter: 24,41,151,174 Paul Carter: 147,200 Rick Carter: 181 Sandra Carter: 184 Steve Carter: 235 Terrance Carter: 235 Tim Carter: 150,151 Cathy Carver: 155,235 Connie Carver: 153,189 Teresa Caselman: 173,175 Thomas Cathie: 260 Helen Caton: 152,200 Bill Cauveren: 142,200 Cynthia Cavanaugh: 235 CEDAR CREEK: 52 John Ceglenski: 235 Terri Ceglenski: 18,175,235 Bob Chadwick: 151,163,201 Jane Chadwick: 148,235 Julie Chadwick: 121,235 Debbie Chambers: 145,153,235 Ron Chambers: 201 Stacey Chandler: 235 Brenda Chaney: 235 Jeff Chaney: 174 Joyce Chaney: 146,152 Sarah Chang: 189,192 Shin-Hwei Wayne Chang: 189 Vickie Chapman: 201 Roger Charley: 51,184,236 CHEERLEADERS: 128,129 Charng-yi Chen: 192 Li-Na Chen: 189,192,194 Dale Chenoweth: 116 Mark Cherry: 144,236 T. C. Chiang: 189 CHI DELPHIA: 146,147 CHINESE STUDENT SOCIETY: 140,188,189 Somchai Chirajus: 189,201 Denise Chism: 153,180,236 WILLIAM CHRIST: 296 Dennis Christensen: 144 Nancy Christensen: 184,236 Sherrie Christian: 236 Robin Christiansen: 146,201 CHRIST ' S WAY INN: 184,185 Rhonda Churchill: 201 Steve Cipolla: 24,129,236 CIRCLE K CLUB: 140,182,183, 267 James Cisco: 236 Candy Clark: 168,175,236 Donald Clark: 201 314 INDEX Cargo Conover Fred Clark: 236 Jim Clark: 5,151,236 Kathy Clark: 155,236 Lilbon Clark: 201 Stuart Clark: 236 Denise Clausen: 236 Vicki Clay: 236 Mary Beth Clayton: 236 Ramah Clayton: 236 Terri Clear: 153 Gary Clemens: 236 Becky Clements: 201 Deborah Cleveland: 236 Franklin Clinton: 236 Denise Clizer: 148,162,201 Jim Cloepfil: 181,201 Bryan Close: 236 Mark Clouse: 151 COAL STRIKE: 316,317 Patti Coates: 236 Jean Ann Cobb: 237 Gay Lynn Cockrell: 237 Cheri Coenen: 82,237 COFFEEHOUSES: 52,53 Judy Coffman: 148,201 Lana Coffman: 162,163,169,201 Kathy Cohen: 237 Jewell Colbert: 237 Nancy Cole: 40,41,42,146, 154,162,189,201 E. Thomas Coleman: 70 COLLEGIATE HISTORY CONFERENCE: 93 Georgia Collins: 174,237 HERMAN COLLINS: 296 Jim Collins: 17,264 Marc Collins: 237 ROBERT COLLINS: 297 Edna Colmenero: 237 David Colt: 113 Mike Colwell: 182,237 Christal Combs: 237 Fred Combs: 237 Jeff Combs: 237 Jack Conard: 149.237 Sally Conaway: 189,212,213 Jim Conaway: 212,213 CONCERT BAND: 96 CONCERTS: 36,37,54,55 Barb Conklin: 237 Debbie Conklin: 153 Julie Conner: 183,237 Michael Connor: 238 Nancy Conover: 165,238 i FAR LEFT: More than a foot of drifted snow causes problems. BELOW: Cars surrounded by snow are a common sight in University parking lots. LEFT: The Abdominable Snowman visits NWI SU. , Pam Cohrick: 189 DANNY COX: 36.37 Debra Cook: 238 HARDIN COX: 70 ' Janet Cooksey: 103,120,121 John Cox: 151 172.173,201 Karen Cox: 159.163,175.201 Eileen Cooney: 173 Rhonda Cox: 154.201 Marty Cooper: 128,154,238 Margaret Cozad: 238 Terry Cooper: 159,179.238 Pamela Crabtree: 238 Wendy Copeland: 238 Cathy Craig: 153.163.201 Jack Coovert: 179 Cristi Crandall: 159.238 Kevin Cordray: 238 Brian Crawford: 24,41.151 ROGER CORLEY: 92,297 Mark Crawford: 184,187,204 Connie Cornelius: 162,201 Pam Crawford: 108,109 Rhonda Cory: 238 Tracey Creech: 162.163,238 DAVID COSS: 297 Cathy Crees: 238 JANE COSTELLO: 297 Jan Crees: 238 Brenda Costin: 238 Bill Crist: 17 Nancy Coughlin: 103.238 LEROY CRIST: 297 Mike Coulter: 113 Dorothy Cross: 14,39,239 Residents snowed; school shuts down Another hard winter settled across the cam- pus as almost every part of the country was hampered by bad weather. Missouri residents faced the fact that this winter was to be another record breaker. Local- ly, experts announced that December, January and February were the coldest three months in the last 30 years. The average temperature for the three months was a frigid 21.9 degrees and heating bills rose exhorbitantly. February 13 marked the worst snowfall of the season as 12 inches of the dreaded white stuff paralyzed the area. The city declared an emergency as snow plows worked 24-hour shifts to keep the streets clear. When the University cancelled classes for the first time since 1912, students took advantage of the un- expected holiday and spent the day playing in the snow or trying to push their vehicles out of snow-drifted parking lots. By the first week in March, the mounds of snow had subsided and students were looking forward to Spring break when the clouds dumped another 10 inches of snow on the area. It was an incredibly long winter, a record- breaker to be sure, and 1978 was remembered as the year of the great snows. Cohrick Cross INDEX 315 Eldon Cross: 166,167,239 CROSS-COUNTRY: 116,117 Cindy Grosser: 239 Susan Crouch: 121,239 Terry Crouse: 239 Judy Croy: 175,187,201 DAVID CROZIER: 297 Suzanne Cruzen: 189,239 Susan Cullen: 239 Beth Culver: 124,239 Teresa Culver: 239 Kim Cummings: 239 Brenda Cummins: 154,155,201 Gary Cummins: 147,239 Jim Cundiff: 201 Brian Cunningham: 113 Sheila Curry: 186,201 Chris Dahm: 146,147,239 Kimberly Daily: 239 Beth Dakan: 183,239 DANCE-A-THON: 52,174,207,230 257 DANCES: 52,53 Eileen Dangel: 239 Gary Daniel: 232,233 Dale Danielson: 149 Jon Danner: 142 Rick Darling: 116 Robin Darling: 106 Vernon Darling: 106,116 Sarah Darnold: 239 DAUGHTERS OF DIANNA: 132, 144,145 Scott Davenport: 239 Jeff Davidson: 239 Britt Davis: 41,239 Darren Davis: 106,113,115, 182,201 GARY DAVIS: 297 Jane Davis: 202 Jo Davis: 154 Ken Davis: 183,239 KristI Davis; 239 Lynn Davis: 239 Pam Davis: 239 Stephanie Davis: 42,127,155, 239 Teri Davis: 239 Carol Davison: 239 Jeff Davison: 162,202 Stephen Davolt: 239 W.N.C. DAWSON: 70 Kurby Davirson: 142,202 DEBATE HONOR TEAIVI: 172, 173 Robin Dehn: 36,148,202 Tom Delancey: 240 Kathy Delk: 20 DELTA CHI: 146,147,218 DELTA PSI KAPPA: 172 DELTA SIGMA PHI: 148,149 DELTA SIGMA PHI LITTLE SISTERS; 148,149 DELTA TAU ALPHA: 164 DELTA ZETA: 38,43,49,152, 153 Kevin Demanett: 202 Melody Demar: 138,240 Dixie Deneui: 159,160,240 Sharon Denney: 175 Renae Denton: 81,175,240 Rhonda Denton: 81,240 Greg Denzin: 113 Debbie Derks: 154,240 Kenneth Derks: 240 Oma Derrick: 202 Leanne Deshong: 153,156,163, 171,202 Doug Deskin: 144 Doreen Dettman: 153,160,240 ELWYN DEVORE: 85,297 Ted Devore: 147 Cheryl Deweerdt: 178,202 Jan Deyoung: 240 Cathy DiBenedetto: 49,153 Carol Dieckman: 155,240 Charlie Dieker: 39,113 Rick Dietderich: 240 DIETRICH DORM COUNCIL: 161 Mark Dilliard: 149,240 MILOS DIMITRIVIC: 108 Terry Dirksen: 240 Walt Disney: 240 DOUG DITMER: 108 Randy Dittmer: 240 Terri Dixon: 46,163,240 DESMION DIZNEY: 14,15, 39 Cheryl Doak: 240 Corky Dochterman: 166,167,240 Susan Dodd: 160,240 Sheila Dolde: 240 Mark Doll: 112,113 Marsha Donovan: 178,189,240 DORMITORY LIFE: 44,45, 46,47 David Dorn: 202 Carol Dorrel: 154,240,297 Diane Dougan: 162,165,168,202 JOHN DOUGHERTY: 297 Carolyn Dovi ell: 240 Cathy Downer: 202 Gayla Downing: 240 Candice Drake: 240 Les Drake: 147 Timothy Dreyer: 240 Laura Driskill: 240,268,269 JOHN DRUMMEND: 292 Becky Drummond: 240 Bob Duff: 187 Janice Dugger: 240 Diane Dukes: 240 Shannon Dumkrieger: 162,166, 171,202 Coleen Dumsky: 151,155,240 Tricia Duncan: 153,157,175, 240 John Dunlap: 73 Paula Dunn: 24,240 Terri Durbin: 240 Shawna Durfey: 240 Tina Dusenbery: 241 Dan Dusselier: 3 David Dwigans: 241 LEWIS DYCHE: 297 Jim Dyer: 48,147 SENATOR THOMAS EAGLETON: 10,70 Katie Earlth: 107,241 Curtis Eason: 241 Steve Eason: 202,301 DAVID EASTERLA: 296,297 Byron Eaton: 167 Joel Ebersole: 147 Jeanne Eblen: 152,241 PERRY ECHELBERGER: 183, 292 Randy Eckley: 167,202 Patricia Eden: 241 Jack Ediot: 241 Phil Ediot: 241 Robert Ediot: 242 Tomas Ediot: 242 Kimberly Edmonds: 242 EDUCATION DEPARTMENT: 83 Amy S. Edwards: 242 Don Edwards: 144,202 Don Ehlers: 202 Tom Eiberger: 174,242 Mike Eichenberg: 144 Steve Eichenberg: 144 Linda Eichinger: 242 Karen Elder: 145,172,202 Teresa Elder: 58,242 James Eldridge: 242 Janie Eldridge: 151,153,163 John Elgert: 151 Mataio Elisara: 113,242 Carolyn Elliott: 181,242 David Elliott: 129,242,258 Dean Elliott: 151 Jim Elliott: 180,202 Judy Elliott: 242 Kathy Ellis: 165,202 Vicki Ellis: 168,202 Sheri Ellison: 242 Barbara Elmore: 242 Lonnie Emard: 242 Glen Emery: 242 Steve Enea: 106 Richard Enfield: 242 Chris Engel: 183 JIM ENGELBRECHT: 298 ENGLISH: 88,89,298 GEORGE ENGLISH: 74,75 ENGLISH HONOR SOCIETY: 164,165 Mark Engstrand: 142 ROGER EPLEY: 82,298,299 Rhonda Epperson: 242 Cel Epps: 42,166,202 Gregory Epps: 242 Sue Erickson: 83,202 Tom Erickson: 177 Lori Ermentrout: 128,154,242 Mary Ernst: 121,172,242 Andy Espey: 242 Ted Espey: 183 Phil Esposito: 31,143 Chris Esser: 31 Lisa Essman: 242 Cindy Estep: 242 Shirley Estes: 146,242 Mark Euritt: 243 Brenda Evans: 243 Dave Evans: 106,113,298 Gary Evans: 100 Patti Evans: 146 Vince Evola: 147 82, David Eddy: 113 316 INDEX Cross Faulkenberry Mbomah Fabah: 243 Liz Faber: 107,152,243 FACULTY: 294 Cathy Fair: 155,243 Mike Fallis: 129,159,161,163,183,202 Steven Fangman: 243 Richard Faoye: 88 John Farmer: 113,243 EDWARD FARQUHAR: 298 Joe Farrell: 243,264,265 Bob Farris: 165,169,243 Richard Fast: 243 Brian Faulkenberry: 243 Time spent in numerous ways Debbie Fausett: 243 Steve Fausett: 138.202 Beverly Faust: 244 Teresa Faust: 148.244 Betty Feldman: 244 Angle Felling: 167.202 FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES: 182 Bobble Felthousen: 124 Dirby Felumb: 106 Susan Fensom: 244 Keitti Ferguson: 159.161, 245 Pamela Ferguson: 203 Tammy Ferguson: 245 RONALD FERRIS: 298 Kevin FIchiter: 163,183.245 REV. MCDAVID FIELDS: 70 FINALS WEEK: 30.31 Cindy Finan: 24.155 Diana Findley: 245 ROBERT FINDLEY: 298 Robert C. Findley: 245 FINE ARTS: 72.96.97 Pam Finnell: 128.129 Kattiy Fischer: 110.11.245 Angela Fisher: 189.203 Charles Fisher: 113 Cindy Fisher: 155,245 Doyle Fisher: 177.203 Regan Fisher: 174.245 Rose Fisher: 163.203 Dan Flaherty: 203 D. Flanagan: 113 RICHARD FLANAGAN: 106.298 Wayne Flanary: 174.177.203 FLASH CADILLAC: 4.5,12, 54.55 Pat Flattery: 86.149 WILLIAM FLEMING: 298 Rhonda Fletchall: 245 Chuck Flink: 161.245 Kay Flink: 146.155 Harlin Flippin: 151 Effell Fluellen: 106.113.245 CARROLL FOGAL: 298 Ann Fogle: 203 FOOTBALL: 112.113,114. 115.214 Pat Forbis: 203 Kathi Ford: 153.203 Mary Ford: 245 Nelson Ford: 204 Linda Fordyce: 175,187,245 FOREIGN LANGUAGE: 88,89 Gary Forrest: 245 DeWitt Forrester: 113 Karen Foss: 204 PRESIDENT ROBERT FOSTER: 32,33.150 FOUNDER ' S DAY: 168 Kathy Fountain: 245 Jo Fousek: 151.159.245 Duane Fouts: 10,245 Mike Fox, 143,245 Steve Fox: 245 Patti Foxworthy: 245 FOXY FLYERS: 132,133 Steve Frailey: 100,101,204 Ruth Fraley: 153 Betty Francis: 160,245 Lesa Francis: 145 Margaret Francis: 151 Mary Beth Francis: 209 Russell Francis: 113 Connie Francisco: 245 Tom Franke: 100 Patty Fraze: 245 Paula Frazer: 152 Judie Frazey: 85,109,204 Laura Frazier: 245 Ron Frazier: 151,245 Robert Frederick: 204 Steve Freel: 144 Monty Freeman: 174,245 Cindy French: 245 Robert French: 245 Mark Friday: 147 Debbie Frieze: 168 Gary Frost: 221 Greg Frost: 116 David Frueh: 181,204 Janet Frueh: 245 Linda Frueh: 63,246 CARROL FRY: 89,186.187,311 Debbie Frye: 11 1 Louise Fuchs: 246 Vicki Fulk: 204 Leonard Fullbright: 246 Janet Fulsom: 246 KAREN FULTON: 299 RICHARD FULTON: 299 Diane Funk; 153 G Cindy Gabbert: 168.246 Dennis Gabbert: 246 Doug Gabbert: 106 Judi Gabel: 246 Tim Gach: 173,246 Gary Gaetti: 100 James Gagliardi: 246 Bill Gailen: 144 LEFT: Steve Bridgewater shoots a game of pool before a Phi Mu Alpha meeting. ABOVE LEFT: Working at the desk is one of Hollis Hamilton ' s jobs. Hamilton is a resident assistant at Dieterich Hall. Fausett Gailen INDEX 317 Jo Gallagher: 163,204 Leslie Gallagher: 153 Sheryl Galligher: 246 Wesley Galusha: 246 Julie Gandara: 246 Judith Gann: 41,42,155 Dale Gard: 2,21,204 Daniel Gard: 246 Sharon Gardner: 154. 246 Anita Garreth: 155 JOE GARRETT: 299 Kevin Garrett: 183 Kyle Garrett: 183 Tammy Garst: 128,155,157,246 Rita Garth: 153,159 Brenda Gasper: 246 Bob Gately: 58,167 JAIVIES GATES: 299 Lisa Gates: 26,27,41,55,246 PAUL GATES: 299 Craig Gaugh: 181,204 Rhonda Gaugh: 181,204 Peg Gauthier: 116,117,172,204 Bob Gay: 246 GEORGE GAYLER: 300 Cindy Gearhart: 246 Dick Gearhart: 149 Claudette Gebhards: 111,246 Sharon Gebhardt: 163,205 Crae Geist: 246 Jay Genoa: 246 GEOGRAPHY: 93 GEOLOGY CLUB: 180 Terry George: 151,205 Shawn Geraghty: 39,112,113, 115,246 Mark Geriacit: 174 Steven Germann: 174 YOSEF GESHURI: 300 E.D. GEYER: 70,72,73 Tim Giddens: 246 Dave Gieseke: 20,21,247 Joyce Gilford: 153 Chris Gilbert: 167,187,247 David Gilbert: 247 Marcea Gilkerson: 247 David Gilland: 247 GEORGE GILLE: 300,304 SUSAN GILLE: 300 Dean Gillespie: 24,181,184, 247 Pat Ginther: 163,247 NIKKI GIOVANNI: 11,52,63 Carolyn Gipe: 247 Jeanette Gladney: 153,205 Gene Gladstone: 112,113 Kristi Glannon: 247 Mike Glaspie: 247 Monica Glaspie: 183,247 JIM GLEASON: 162,300 Kathy Glenn: 247 Pam Glenn: 163,247 Kristeen Glick: 247 Stan Glover: 119 Lanny Glup: 113 CRAIG GOAD: 300 MARY GOAD: 300 Deanna Goddard: 247 Eric Goff: 143 Janet Gold: 163,175,205 Sharon Golden: 247 Timothy Golden: 247 Joe Goldner: 205 Kathy Goldsmith: 107 GOLF: 80,110,111 Willa Gomel: 247 Garth Gonseth: 119 Robert Gonsoulin: 247 Robert Good: 205 Bill Goodin: 106,247 Julie Goodman: 247 Linda Gordon: 247 Bill Gorsuch: 183 318 INDEX Gallagher Hartkopf Ted Goudge: 113,248 Laurie Gourley: 153,248 Sherry Gourley: 153 MYLES GRABAU: 300 GRADUATES: 192 GRADUATION: 32,33 Cindy Graff: 151,159,248 Debbie Graham: 152,248 Gina Graham: 154,248 Kenneth Graham: 248 Teri Graham: 248 MIKE GRANDA: 36 Nancy Grant: 186,189,248 Susan Grasse: 248 Brenda Grate: 121,248 Joyce Graves: 175,248 Penny Gravett: 248 Carolyn Gray: 5,248 GREEK LIFE: 48,49 LaVeil Green: 121 Lisa Green: 42,248 Opheila Green: 248 Shannon Green: 163,182,248 Chan Greene: 172,205 Laurie Greenlee: 154,248 Terri Greer: 248 Virginia Greever: 205 BOB GREGORY: 110,300 David Greteman: 248 Steve Grethen: 248 Arlene Greubel: 50,103,145, 178,205 Lea Grider: 248 Dale Grier: 174,205 Betty Grieser: 107,121 Terry Griffey: 42 Cheryl Griffin: 155 Ed Griffin: 134,205 Lori Griffin: 178,248 Sherry Griffin: 248 Tony Griffin: 143 Linda Grimes: 58 Joe Grisel: 113 FRANK GRISPINO: 300 Suzanne Groff: 248 Helen Groh: 248 Rex Groom: 113,142,205 Lynda Grossman: 187,248 Pat Grover: 248 Anna Groves: 189,248 Barb Growney: 248 Gayleen Gude: 248 Glen Gude: 144 Jean Gude: 248 Pam Gude: 205 Dave Guerrero: 142 Brian Guge: 205 Diane Guill: 159,160,161 Susan Guilliams: 186,187,205 GLENDA GUILLIAMS: 81,106, 107 Barb Guhike: 21,89,169 Steve Gunnells: 248 Theresa Gunnells: 248 Jean Gustafson: 165 Lillian Guthland: 205 Elizabeth Guthrie: 205 Denise Gutschenritter: 162,186, 189,205 Penny Gutshall: 248 MARVIN GUTZMER: 300 Rex Gwinn: 4,5,24,25,41, 70,85 GYMNASTICS: 124,125 H Lorinda Hackett: 248 Joseph Hackney: 205 Laura Hader: 250 Fernando Haderspock: 109 Donna Haer: 121,172,205 Julie Hafley: 159,160,250 DON HAGAN: 300 Kris Hagedorn: 82,107 Sandra Hagedorn: 111 LEE HAGEMAN: 70,71,85,96 Randy Hager: 143,250 Mark Hague: 151 Kathy Hahn: 250 Kristi Haidsiak: 250 BobHalberstadt:250 Byron Hale: 143 Shirley Hale: 250 Tina Haley: 146,250 Dale Halferty: 250 Barbara Hall: 250 Don Hall: 149 Karia Hall: 206 Kim Hall: 206,250 Leonard Hall: 206 Sherrie Hall: 250 Dee Halliday: 159,178,250 Kevin Hallquist: 250 Bruce Halstead: 206 Sheryl Halverson: 250 Doug Hamilton: 142 Elaine Hamilton: 250 Faith Hamilton: 159,250 Hollis Hamilton: 206 Kurt Hamilton: 250 Rusty Hamilton: 85 Steve Hamilton: 206 Sandra Hammack: 250 Greg Hammer: 206 Bob Hammond: 19,88,135,250 DR. J.D. HAMMOND: 70 Leo Hance: 163,188,206 Mary Lou Hadley: 154,178,206 Dove Hannah: 251 Stacy Hannah: 251 Jed Hannel: 100 Douglas Hansen: 206 Ed Hansen: 144,174,206,251 Karen Hansen: 251 Larry Hansen: 144 Marilyn Hansen: 251 Mark Hansen: 206 Meladey Hansen: 251 Neil Hansen: 147 Richard Hansen: 251 Tom Hansen: 147,251 David Hanson: 100 Tom Hanson: 119 HARAMBEE HOUSE: 7,62,74 Bill Hardee: 251 Kelly Harding: 153 Janice Hardy: 251 Robert Hardy: 251 Cindy Hardyman: 108,109,227 Trudy Hare: 78,166 Jim Hargens: 251 Max Hargrave: 251 Beth Hargrove: 111,124:229, 251 Cheryl Hargrove: 111,172,251 Rene Hargrove: 155,251 Nita Harmes: 163,168,206 Barry Harms: 183 JOHN HARR: 93,163,297,300 Merri Harrington: 168,171,206 Cindy Harris: 154,251 Randy Harris: 177,251 Rodney Harris: 18,206 Sharon Harrison: 251 Rhea Harshbarger: 111,154 Alan Hart: 206 Dave Hart: 251 Ed Hart: 106,251 Nancy Hart: 163,171,189,206 Randal Hart: 177 Tom Hartkopf: 143 The coi dustriall Overatt Govei issour lion pfO on elect own pfo fespons yse ol £ Stafi possiblf not ab classrO ' not ess Conserving energy produces cutbacks Coal was a basic necessity for the Mid-west. The coal strike deprived the Midwest ' s in- dustrial belt of 2.7 million tons of coal per week. Over a third of the nation ' s industrial manpower and almost half of its industrial capacity were affected, causing black-outs and severe cut- backs. Governor Joseph Teasdaie requested that Missouri begin a serious statewide conserva- tion program. Citizens were asked to cut back on electrical appliances during peak hours and to conserve on lighting. University President B. D. Owens began his own program. " This University must assume a responsibility for leadership in curtailing the use of electrical power, " said Dr. Owens. Staff members were asked to conserve all possible usage of electricity. Artificial lighting not absolutely necessary in offices and classrooms was turned off. Ail campus lighting not essential for security purposes was turned off. " We were careful not to jeopardize the students ' safety or security, " explained Max Harris, director of the physical plant. All students and faculty members were urg- ed to conserve energy whenever possible. Stu- dent response was favorable so this was one more valuable learning experience outside the classroom situation. •; Carol Hartley: 251 SUSAN HARTLEY: 300 Lynnette Hartman: 206 Tim Hartnett: 251 Becky Hartzler: 251 HARVEY: 166 Bridget Harvey: 155 Ron Hathorn: 125 Valerie Hathorn: 251 Ronald Hathorne: 251 Greg Hatten: 24,147,251 Rex Haultain: 108,109,251 Brian Hausheer: 174 Bridget Havey: 206 HAVOC WEEK: 4 CHARLES HAWKINS: 84,183, 300 Steve Hawks: 252 Susan Hawley: 252 Brenda Hayden: 252 HOYT HAYES: 163,262,300, 301 PETER LIND HAYES: 10,11, 56,57 PHIL HAYES: 74,75,252 Tamnny Hayward: 145,159,252 LEFT: Mounds o1 coal lay ironically Idle while Mid-westerners conserve energy d uring the coal strike. BELOW LEFT: An overtaxed smokestack stands sym- bol to sub-zero temperatures. Chris Head: 146 Doug Head: 174,175 Nancy Headrick: 175,206 HEALTH: 14,15 HEALTH CENTER: 74 HEALTH SERVICES ADMINI- STRATION: 85 MARY HEALY: 10,11.56,57 Ralph Heasley: 163,252 Terry Heath: 41,151,152,204, 205,206 Cynthia Heck: 252 Cheryl Heckel: 41,253 Martin Hederman: 142,252 Joe Hederman: 39,113,142 Ray Heenan: 206 Cindy Heerlein: 146,152 Vance Hefley: 252 Beth Hegeman: 166,252 Nancy Hegeman: 252 Gregg Heide: 252 Debbie Heineman: 111,252 Pam Heldenbrand: 252 Rod Heifers: 112,113 Glenda Helm: 87,168,206 Larry Helm: 87,206 Lynda Helms: 189,206 Julia Heltzer: 162,189,207 HENRY HEMENWAY: 300 Kristi Henderson: 154 Anthony Hendrickson: 24,142 252 Gary Hendrix: 252 Gayle Hendrix: 252 Sandra Hendrix: 252 Michael Henke: 252 Ron Hennessey: 106,151,252 John Henning: 252 Larry Henning: 159,179,181, 252 Kirk Henningsen: 149 DON HENRY: 73,76,77 Gina Henry: 128 Jeff Henry: 113 MARILYN HENRY: 77 ROBERT HENRY: 292 Vicki Henry: 178,252 Scott Henson: 177,252 JAMES HERAUF: 300 Reva Herbert: 207 Lois Heritage: 159,253 Linda Hernandez: 253 Candace Herrin: 253 Brenda Herring: 207 Dale Herrman: 253 Cheryl Hersh: 154,252 Christie Herzberg: 253 Rick Hetzel: 144 DIANE HICKS: 175 Sandra Hicks: 163,253 Lee Ann Higginbotham: 168,1 253 Regina Hill: 155,253 Sonja Hill: 253 Randy Hillabolt: 85,207 Kenny Himes: 173 WILLIAM HINCKLEY: 83,189 Tamara Hines: 253 Candy Hinshaw: 207 GEORGE HINSHAW: 173,302 HISTORY: 93 Chris Hitchings: 253 Bernard Ho: 189 Chris Ho: 189 Howard Ho: 192 James Hobbs; 254 Rita Hochard: 207 Connie Hoedl: 153.207 Roberta Hoffelmeyer: 162.207 Jack Hofmockel: 167,254 Robin Hogeland: 145.254 Donella Holaday: 184,254 Katherine Holaday: 254 Shelley Holder: 117,254 Alice Holland: 184,254 Julia Holland: 254 Julie Holland: 254 David Holle: 147,208 Stephen Holle: 24,254 LARRY HOLLEY: 118,119,302 Anita Holman: 254 Beverly Holmes: 254 Daria Holmes: 254 Bill Holtapp: 142.208 HOMECOMING: 38,39,40,41,42, 52,127,161,162,168,176, 185,187.239 Scott Hompland: 91,208 Tina Honican: 254 John Hood; 100 Sheryl Hoop: 254 Barbara Hooper: 255 Dennis Hope: 113 Debbie Hopkins: 255 Weldon Hoppe: 255 Wendel Hoppe: 180,255 JOHN HOPPER: 24,302 Chris Horacek: 147 Monica Horan: 208 Roberta Horn: 255 CHANNING HORNER: 163,173, 302 Myra Horner: 153,255 Kevin Hornick: 147,255 Dennis Hoskins: 177,208 Jo Hosman: 151 Liana Hosman: 255 Karen Hotze: 107,208 Jerry Houghton: 151 Gary Howard: 148,149 Carol Howell: 255 Cheryl Howerton: 153,255 Cindy Howie: 255 Ten-Pie Joseph Hsu: 189 Terrie Hubbell: 155 HUDSON HALL DORM COUNCIL: 158,159 Mark Huff: 179,208 Jeff Huffaker: 174,255 Randy Huffman: 255 Darrell Hughes: 143,208 ADRIAN HUK: 179,302 IRENE HUK: 24,292 Mark Hulett: 255 Terry Hulsebus: 255 75, HUMANITIES-PHILOSOPHY: 93 Cindy Humphrey: 145,154,255 Jack Humphrey: 208 Steve Humphrey: 144 Adrian Hunt: 255 Connie Hunt: 151,186,255 MIKE HUNTER: 302 William Hunter: 255 Sarah Huntman: 59 Jayne Hurd: 159,255 Mark Hurd: 255 Andy Hurlburt: 177 JAMES HURST: 302 Deborah Huston: 255 Allen Hutchinson: 149 Head Hutchinson INDEX 319 RIGHT: A student takes time to relax at the college pond. BELOW RIGHT; An- drea Carter helps Anita Holman with grammar at the Writing Skills Center. Dsrreil Hute: 208 Larry Hutsler: 208 Doug Hutt: 143 Michael Hutt: 143 Janice Hyler: 255 WELTON IDECKER: 73 Tobby Igbani: 208 Michelle Ihnat: 256 Mandu Janice Ikpe; 256 Patrick lluore: 192 JOHNIE IMES: 302 INAUGURATION: 70,71,74, 85,168 INDIVIDUAL SPORTS: 138, 139 INDUSTRIAL ARTS: 94,95 JO INGLE: 177,302 Jim Ingram: 113,115,182 Julie Ingram: 153,178,208 INSTRUCTIONAL TELEVISION: 16,17 INTER-FRATERNITY COUNCIL: 157 INTER-RESIDENCE HALL COUN- CIL: 4,34,74,128,158,159,161 INTRAMURALS: 130,131, 132,133 Debbie Irick: 155,256 Carolyn Irvin: 165,256 COLONEL JAMES IRWIN: 10, 11,180 Tom Irwin: 21 Jean Ismert: 42,155,208 Chihiro Isogawa: 208 B.J. Jackson: 256 HAROLD JACKSON: 96,302 JOYCE JACKSON: 128 Michael Jackson: 208 PETER JACKSON: 95,302, 303 Rex Jackson: 116,208 Susan Jackson: 153,166 Terri Jackson: 163,168,256 Donald Jacobs: 149,208 Steven Jacobs: 256 Debra James: 175,208 Randy James: 256 Tina James: 256 Paul Jameson: 144 Robert Jameson: 256 Kris Janett: 256 Angela Jannings: 256 Phil Janssen: 100 Phillip Jardon: 257 JAZZ BAND: 96 Nancy Jeffryes: 159,162,166, 167,189,208 Tammy Jennings: 257 Tony Jennings: 113,257 Danny Jensen: 208,257 Dean Jensen: 208 320 INDEX Hute Lanz Karen Jensen: 159,236,237, 257 Randy Jensen: 257 Sherri Jensen: 257 Jon Jessen: 164,208 Karen Jessen: 160 Patricia Jessen: 257 Bob Jessup: 149 MIKE JEWETT: 302 Tim Job: 257 Roberta Jobst: 208 JOE TOKER DAZE: 12,34,35,36 Debbie Johns: 179,182,257 Barb Johnson: 168,175,257 Cindy Johnson: 168,175,209 Deborah Johnson: 257 JAMES JOHNSON: 79,165,302 James Johnson: 113 Jean Johnson: 257 Leslie Johnson: 257 Marian Johnson: 257 Michael Johnson: 257 Nancy Johnson: 257 Rhonda Johnson: 257 Roy Johnson: 257 Cheryl Johnston: 152,257 Clinton Jones: 257 Dana Jones: 257 David Jones: 143,209,257 Denise Jones: 257 Jana Jones: 258 Janis Jones: 154,157 Larry Jones: 33 Leslie Jones: 61,173,258 Marcia Jones: 258 Mic Jones: 24,258 Miranda Jones: 111,258 PAUL JONES: 89,298,299, 302 Phillip Jordan: 147 JOURNALISM: 89 JOURNALISM DAY: 168 Carol Joyce: 152 JoEllyn Juel: 162,171,209, 258 Joanna Juhl: 258 K Kevin Kackley: 181,209,248 Beh Kalantari-Darani: 192 KALLEY FILLEAN: 150,151 Kelley Kammeyer: 258 KANSAS CITY FLOOD: 330, 331 KANSAS CITY LYRIC OPERA: 10 KANSAS CITY ROYALS: 96, 100,104 KAPPA DELTA PI: 162 KAPPA OMICRON PHI: 168 Jeff Karas: 258 Kim Kassen: 209 Debi Katleman: 169,258 KDLX: 7,18,19,55,62,63, 161,162,174,253 Ann Kealy: 145 Tim Kealy: 144 Tom Kealy: 144 Deborah Keast: 162,186,189, 209 Don Keast: 177 Raymond Keast: 258 Daniel Keating: 258 Cheri Keenan: 258 Susie Keilbey: 145 Thomas Keilbey: 210 Bob Kelchner: 106,116,258 Torey Kelchner: 258 Barb Kelley: 258 Jeanne Kelley: 258 Kevin Kelley: 142,210 Pat Kelley: 258 Roger Kelley: 127 Art Kellogg: 149,258 Michael Kelly: 210 Pam Kelly: 258 Cindy Keltner: 155,258 CHRIS KEMP: 254 Lynn Kemper: 153,258 Mark Kempt: 258 Kent Kenealy: 258 Wendy Kennedy: 258 JEAN KENNER: 171,302 MORTON KENNER: 177,302 Blane Kerkhoff: 259 Jo Kerksiek: 163,259 VIRABHAI KHARADIA: 85,302 Judy Kiburz: 210 Kimberly Kiburz: 259 Debra Kiefer: 259 AMY KILLINGSWORTH: 165,302 Mike Killingsworth: 162,164, 180,181,210 ROBERT KILLINGSWORTH: 302 Mark Kilworth: 147 Ann Kimm: 106,107 Lewis Kincade: 113,115 Sheri Kindig: 160,259 Wayde Kindiger: 113 Doug Kinen: 144 Monica King: 163,259 Tammy King: 127,259 Ken Kingsby: 119 Mark Kinman: 164,210 Mike Kinman: 182,183,210, 259 Carol Kinyon: 259 Judy Kirby: 82,148,210 JAMES C. KIRKPATRICK: 70 SUSAN KIRKPATRICK: 302 Kent Kiser: 119 MIKE KISER: 134,135 Alice Kithcart: 159,259 Greg Kizzier: 144 Malinda Klassen: 259 Bob Klein: 122,123 Lori Klinger: 146 Steve Klinger: 147,210 Donna Klussman: 259 Kent Knealy: 50 Mark Kneib: 290 Kent Knight: 259 Diana Knorr: 259 Dale Knowlton: 151 Max Knudsen: 259 Steve Knudsen: 259 CHARLES KOCH: 292 Mary Koehler: 259 Barbara Koerble: 166,210 DIANNE KOERBLE: 160 John Koffman: 210 Marty Kohler: 113,259 John Konece: 113 Dianne Konon: 260 Beverly Kopp: 210 Karia Kopp: 210 Debbie Kramer: 154 Kim Kramer: 260 Susan Kraner: 154 Scott Krieger: 260 Denise Krones: 153 Caria Krull: 183,186,189, 210 Jon Kruse: 59,60,167,217 Bobbie Kudlac: 145,163,177 Joett Kuehnhold: 260 Mary Kuenning: 260 Barbara Kunkel: 210 Lora Beth Kunkel: 260 Karen Kunz-Foley: 107,116, 117,172,210 Ronda Kurtright: 260 Denise Kurtz: 260 Frank Kurtz: 142 Julie Kurtz: 260 Jayne Kuryluk: 183,260 KXCV: 7,18,19,134,135, 229,309 L Karen Labey: 211 Candi Lacy: 154,210 Bob Lade: 113 Rea Laflin: 260 Loretta Lage: 211 LAGNAF: 38 Karen Lahey: 146,211 Susan Lainhart: 260 MICHAEL LAMB: 84,302 Susan Lambeth: 165 Lynda Lamme: 260 Tom Lancaster: 24,48,142,143, 211 RICHARD LANDES: 303 Beth Lane: 260 Carrie Lane: 260 Joyce Lang: 52,186,211 Gene Langenfeld: 149,200 Rebecca Langren: 260 Susan Lanibeth: 260 Carol Laningham: 152 Shelby Laningham: 152 Diane Lanz: 96,260 ■;v. ' :«5» students ' get away ' differently yk Pat Laplra: 172 Sherry Larabee: 260 Greg Larlson: 260 Kathy Larman; 260 RUTH LARMER: 189.303 Stephanie Larsen; 260 Janet Lassiter: 260 Mike Lassiter: 129.161,261 Leslie Latham: 261 Kathy Lathrop: 146.211 Larry Latimer: 261 Ann Laughlln: 154 Scott Lauritsen: 261 Susan Lauritsen: 148,261 Kim Laverentz: 211 Ellen Lavinder: 166 Garry Law: 261 Diane Lawrence: 163.169 Lisa Lawrence: 28,261 Robert Leachman: 261 Kay Leavitt: 146.261 Donna Lee: 261 Monte Lee: 262 MyrI Lee: 262 Greg Leech: 211 Linda Leek: 175,187 Mary Leek: 262 Dean Leeper: 262 Anthony Letfert: 183 Kathy Leffert: 262 Scott Lehr: 211 Mary Leib: 165,262 James Leigh: 112,113,115,211 HOMER LEMAR: 93,179,303, 306 Cindy Lemaster: 211 Debbie Lemaster: 163,183.211 Linda Lemaster: 163,262 Terry Lenox: 122,123 Debbie Leonard: 18,211 MERLE LESHER: 303 JAMES LEU: 173,303 Larry Lewellen: 17,18 David Lewis: 211 Jane Lewis: 262 Robin Lewis: 178 LIBRARY SCIENCE: 78,79 Diana Lickteig: 153,262 Jay Liebenguth: 21.262 Rene Linden: 162,211 Karen Linhart: 262 Ann Link: 262 MARY LINN: 73 Patricia Linn: 263 Brenda Linneman: 263 Mona Linthicum: 263 Denise Linville: 154,263 Patsy Lipira: 103 LIQUID FIRE: 34,35,52 Bernard Little: 106 Michael Liu: 189 Rebecca Livengood: 211 MARY LOCKER: 303 Dean Lockett: 263 Linda Lockhart: 263 Cindy Loewer: 263 Lamont Lofton: 263 Larry Loghry: 147.263 Michael Lombardo: 143 Chuck Long: 183 Laura Long: 153 Mike Long: 263 RICHARD LONG: 14.292 Sandi Long: 51.184.263 Steven Long: 24.44,61,211 Wade Long: 147,263 Steve Longabaugh: 164,211 Douglas Lonn: 211 Linda Loonan: 263 Nancy Lord: 263 Robert Lord; 263 Matt Lorimor: 167,177 JAMES LOTT: 179,181,304 Jeff Loudill: 106 Danelle Loveland; 263 JAMES LOW: 304 ANNELL LOWMAN: 175,304 Phill Lowry: 163,187,263 PHILLIP LUCIDO: 304 Vicky Lyddon: 116,117,263 Julie Lykins: 263 Linda Lyman: 63 Bob Lynch: 142 Julie Lynch: 256,257.263 Libby Lyon: 263 M Charissa Ma: 189,213 LUIS MACIAS: 304 Kathy MacPherson: 154 MADGIC: 52 MADRALIER FEAST: 26 Roman Magana: 263 Victor Magbagbeola: 213 Touradge MaghsoudI: 149 Phil Magana: 55,177 Shannon Mahan: 263 Lou Ann Mahlandt: 263 Debbie Mahoney: 213 John Mahoney: 263 Mike Mahoney: 186 George Maligie: 213 Reehan Malik: 192 Becky Mall: 152 Rachel Mallas: 213 BOB MALLERY: 90,304 ARTHUR MALLORY: 70,90, 304 Mark Mancillas: 149 Gail Mangelsdorf: 213 Scott Mann: 263 Janet Mannen: 155,213 Linda Mannen: 155,263 RAY MANNING SINGERS: 63 Ken Manwarring: 113,182 Steve Mapel: 100,263 MARCHING BAND: 39,96,126 127,222 Isaac Mariera: 264 Cynthia Markham: 193 Robi Markt: 148 MARRIAGE PROPOSAL: 166 Sharon Marrs: 213 Cheryl Marshall: 264 Cynthia Marshall: 264 Deb Marshall: 194 Steve Marshall: 264 Hal Martens: 144 Linda Martens: 106,107,172 213 Mark Martens: 144,213 Carol Martin: 264 Leslie Martin: 168 Pamela Martin: 213 Paul Martin: 174 Rebecca Martin: 264 Tom Martinez: 264 Ron Martz: 213 Carol Marx: 213 Paul Marx: 183 Debbie Mason: 27,43,151 Karen Mason: 146,163 Larry Mastin: 213 Gale Mather: 264 Linda Mathers: 264 MATH OLYMPIAD; 176 Beth Mattenlee: 264 Stanley Mattes; 264 Joyce Matthews; 159,163, 168,171,175,213,264 Kirk Matthews; 112,113.114. 115,142,182 Nancy Matthys: 264 Mark Mattox: 264 Eric Mattson: 161,264 Marilyn Mattson: 264 Julia Maudlin; 159,189,264 Linda Maudlin; 264 GARY MAY: 83,304 LELAND MAY: 165,304 Melanie Mayberry; 154,265 Eldon McAlexander; 265 Maria McAlpin; 107 Michael McAndrews: 149.213 Joan McCabe; 152,265 Yvonne McCarty: 213 Jill McClain; 152 Julia McClair; 213 Mary McClure: 78,165,265 Grace McClurg; 213 Lapira McClurg INDEX 321 INDEX 321 Nancy McClurg: 265 Mary McCord: 103 Steve McCormick: 124 Scott McCoy: 244,265 Mike McCracken; 151 Angela McCuistion; 116,117, 265 Nancy McCullough: 154 Anita McCumber; 213 Joyce McDaniel: 151 Kay McDaniels: 129 Dan McDermott: 149,174,265 Mary McDermott: 58,59,61. 265 GARY MC DONALD: 177,304 KENDALL MC DONALD; 177, 304 MERRY MC DONALD: 177,304 Jane McDowell: 163,265 TONY MC EVOY: 304 Patricia McFadden; 213 Gem McFarland: 159,178,265 Marilyn McGeorge: 265 Steve McGeorge: 180 Leah McGinley: 213 Marvin McGinnis: 265 Tim McGinnis: 122,147 Suzi McGinnis: 153 Jackie McGrew: 265 Marianne McGuff: 146,197,213 Steve McGuire: 44 Sybil Mcllravy: 213 Rick Mclntyre: 113 KATHRYN MC KEE: 304 Alfred McKemy: 73 Julie McKibban: 109,265 Mark McKone: 265 Lisa McLaughlin: 265 Michael McLaughlin: 265 Brenda McLerran: 265 Connie McManus; 103 Lore McManus: 153,160 Mary McManus: 265 Mary McMickle: 163 John McMillen: 186,187,266 Cliff McNair: 188 Virginia McNair: 188 Cathy McNeely: 145 Sharon McNeely: 266 Terry McNeely: 164,213 Bob McNeese: 183 Nancy McPheeters: 163,213 Mike McPherson: 100,101 Michael McVey: 241 Sheila McWhorter: 266 Rebecca Mead: 213 JOHN MEES: 33,66,72,76, 77,158 Terri Mehl: 153,266 Tayfun Melekoglu: 142 TIM MELINE: 178,304 Judi Mendenhali: 121 Ignacio Mendiola: 266 Gregory Meng: 266 Connie Mensing: 266 Frank Mercer: 266 Randy Mercer: 266 ERMA MERRICK: 155,304 Gerianne Merrigan: 266 MESSENGERS: 188 Joe Meyer: 142,143 LAURIE MEYERS: 81,116, 117,304,305 Sandy Meyers; 163 Karri Mickey: 266 322 INDEX McClurg Niece DALE MIDLAND; 304 Cathy Miller; 187 Dede Miller: 120,121 Diane Miller; 266 Greg Miller: 106,116 Julie Miller; 266 Kathy Miller: 266 LEON MILLER: 74,76,77 Mark Miller; 100,101,104, 105,266 Patty Miller; 152 PEGGY MILLER; 304 Peggy Miller; 175 Perry Miller: 144 Rhonda Miller: 266 Roseanna Miller: 175,266 Russ Miller: 118,119,266 Ruth Miller; 153,213 Sandra Miller: 266 SANFORD MILLER: 304 Shannon Miller; 113,266 Susan Miller: 152,266 Terry Miller: 149,266 Toby Miller: 266 Jerry Mills; 147 Neibor Milne: 266 Jane Mings: 266 Dave Minnick: 113 Roland Minshall: 177 Kenda Minter: 266 KENNETH MINTER; 304 Cristy Mires: 266 PAT MITCH; 304 BYRON MITCHELL; 304 CORINNE MITCHELL: 304 FRANCES MITCHELL: 166, 304 Liz Mitchell; 155 Mark Mitchell; 179 Steve Mitchell; 17 DOROTHY MITSTIFER: 168 Kristin Mlika; 266 Joanne Modlin; 213 Gwenn Moffit: 266 Judy Mohn: 174,266 Peggy Mohr: 189,213 Sue Mongeon: 266 Judy Moning; 153 Chris Montgomery; 183,266 Clark Montgomery: 266 Dan Montgomery: 32,39,112, 115 Lynn Montgomery; 128 DOROTHY MOORE: 306 John Moore: 4,24,25,48, 144,214 Kelly Moore; 267 Kelvin Moore: 267 Kevin Moore: 147 Randy Moore: 267 Susan Moore: 267 Roy Morales; 214 Victor Morales: 267 Dan Morgan: 42,151,150, 177 JUDGE J. P. MORGAN; 70,85 Jerry Morgan: 151,265 Kathy Morgan: 214 Mark Morgan; 17,267 Steve Mork; 149,214 Del Morley; 119 Bradley Morris; 267 Cherrie Morrison; 268 John Morrison: 214 Rebecca Morrison; 268 RIGHT; Sell out crowds causes " Oh God " to be held over at the Missouri Theater. BELOW: " Star Wars " brings science fiction to Maryville. FAR RIGHT: John Travolta dances to the disco beat. Richard Morrison: 58,61 Deborah Morriss: 268 B. Morton; 113 " FUZZY " MORTON; 136,137 Marlene Mosher: 83 EARLE MOSS; 167,306 Kelly Moss; 163,268 Lisa Moss: 153,268 MARTHA MOSS; 306 RONNIE MOSS: 304,306 Anooshirvan Motamedi; 268 HARMON MOTHERSHEAD: 268, 306 Philip Mothershead; 149 Valerie Mouttet; 268 MOVIES; 322,323 MOVING IN: 28,29 Linda Moyer; 214 Mickey Moyer: 268 Pam Mozingo; 268 Deb Mullen: 24,214 Lori Mullenger: 177,268 William Mullin; 268 Dan Murphy: 142 Joyce Murphy: 163,180,268 KATHRYN MURPHY: 293 Sue Murphy; 2,4,163 William Muse; 70 Tomar Mussallem: 144 Ann Mutti: 164,165,169,268 Sandy Myers: 175,268 Terry Myers: 178 TOM MYERS; 134 N LOLA NAIR; 293 Vicki Nash: 268 NATIONAL TRACK FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS: 106 Roberta Natoni; 90,160,163, 268 Doyle Nauman: 268 Gale Nauman: 163,268 Kris Nauman: 159,160,178, 269 Randall Neal: 151 Louise Neary: 163,214 Amanda Needham: 153 Elaine Nees; 84,127,159, 269 Carol Negaard; 183,269 Pat Nehe; 189,214 JIM NELSON; 108 Linda Nelson; 154,269 Mary Nelson: 214 Michael Nelson: 167,214 Rod Nelson: 161,269 James Nesbitt; 269 Glenn Neubauer; 147 RICHARD NEW; 306 Gregory Newberg; 214 Greg Newby: 149,214 Melinda Newell; 214 Mark Newman; 269 Debbie Newton; 183,269 Alan Nicholas: 144,269 Penny Nichols: 152 Charles Nicol: 269 Greg Nicol; 159,179 Paul Niece: 143 T »,«NTieTH CENTURY-FOK .|; , Sorring MAR K HA |55-, " ■ Moviegoers encounter best kind Special effects, comedy and disco hit the movies this year and drew millions to the box offices. " Star Wars " moved into the position of being the movie that grossed the most money in movie history. Crowds flocl ed to see George Lucas ' s production transport people into an in- tergalactic shoot-out. The audience escaped to a world of special effects where stars, planets and space ships zoomed across the screen. The total production was nominated for ten Academy Awards including the Best Picture. Even the musical theme of the movie became popular enough to win a Grammy Award. Another nomination for Best Picture was " Close Encounters of the Third Kind. " Steven Spielberg took the audience into the future as UFO ' s whirled out of space. Bringing movie viewers back from science fiction to reality was " Annie Hall. " The movie dealt with a fictional treatment of a year in the early 1970 ' s when Woody Allen and Diane Keaton lived together. Both actors ' perfor- mances brought the movie a nomination for the Academy ' s Best Picture. Competing with " Star Wars " for Best Picture was Neil Simon ' s " Goodbye Girl " . Besides this nomination, Richard Dreybuss ' and Marsha Mason ' s performances won them the chance at Best Actor and Best Actress honors. Both por- trayed characters who were stereotyped from the ' 40 ' s boy-meets-girl plots which developed a romantic comedy. A different kind of comedy came to the screen with " Oh God. " George Burns portrayed an irritated and wrathful God. His style brings out one of the basic points in the movie: that people place too much emphasis on status. Besides drawing box office fans, one movie caused it ' s viewers to flock to record stores, " Saturday Night Fever. " It was the first film to exploit disco on the screen. John Travolta in the leading roll danced his way to a nomination for best actor while movie and record fans were captured by the disco beat and couldn ' t resist the movie ' s invitation to ' Catch the Fever ' . ■- oox . 5TAAWARS I FCX D CARRie Fi5H€R h GUSHING JAOIMttfa jiam. Cindy Nielsen: 184,269 Diane Nielson: 175,269 Renaldo Nizzi: 93.188.214 Bryan Noble; 269 Nancy Noland: 269 Teresa Nook: 159,265 Debbie Noonan: 151.269 Kathy Norris: 269 Tom Norris: 194 NORTHWEST MISSOURIAN: 20, 21.89.195 Jeff Norton: 269 DONALD NOTHSTINE: 306 MIKE NOVAK: 163,306 Cheryl Nowack: 121.269 Jay Nower; 113,142 Dean Nugent: 144 Tola Nurnberg: 269 NURSING: 74 Mark Nusbaum: 270 Linda Nutgrass: 163.169,214 Bob Ocker 270 Mary O ' Connell: 270 Colleen O ' Connor: 146 Jimalee O ' Connor: 153 Nielsen O ' Conner INDEX 323 Brenda O ' Dell: 270 Robert O ' Dell: 87,270 Gaichylle O ' Dell; 24,87 Biodun Odunsi: 108,109 M Oelrtch: 113 Jerry Oestmann: 214 Sally Oestmann: 187,188,270 OFF-CAMPUS LIVING; 50,51 Frank Offutt: 24,215 DEAN OGLESBY: 137 Pam Oglesby: 270 Olayi Ogunrinde: 108,109 Michael O ' Halloran: 215 BILL O ' HARA; 306 Mary O ' Hara: 270 Dian Ohri; 270 Ndubuisi Okereke; 215 OKTOBERFEST; 158 Sheryl Olds; 215 Mike Olerich; 112,182 Greg Olenius: 142 OLIVER; 54,55 Bill Oliver: 19,134 Jane Oliver: 271 Shirley Oliver; 271 Debra Olsen-Pedersen: 215 Peter Olson: 118,119,271 Tim O ' Mara; 271 ONCE UPON A CLOTHESLINE: 61,166,167 Fred Oomens: 306 Scott Ooten; 113 Michael Ordnung: 215 Kathleen O ' Reilly: 146,215 Kevin O ' Reilly: 159 Roberta O ' Riley; 271 Vicky O ' Riley; 271 Melissa Ormiston: 153,271 Leonard Orr: 119 Charles Ortman: 173 Doni Ortman; 165 Cathy Osborne; 154,160,271 Don Ossian; 149,271 Paula Ostronic: 271 Joseph Ostrus; 167 Paul Osuegbu; 215 Sheila Othling; 111,271 JEFF OTTE: 142 Mike Otto: 215 Frank Overhue; 149 Jeffrey Overstreet; 144 BRENT OWENS; 69 KEVIN OWENS: 69 PRESIDENT B.D. OWENS; 2, 4,5,68,69,70,71,72,77,85,188 SUE OWENS; 69 IGNACIO OWSONDON; 108 Judy Oxenreider: 146,215 OZARK MOUNTAIN DAREDEVILS: 4,12,34,36,37 Scott Ozborne; 207 DENNIS PADGITT; 306 Rodney Paice; 149 Patty Painter: 121 Brent Palmer: 271 PANHELLENIC COUNCIL: 156, 157 Kirk Parkhurst: 177,271 Victory Parkhurst: 215 BRUCE PARMELEE: 95,306 Margie Parmenter: 116,117,215 Karen Parrott; 111,174,271 Mary Beth Parsons: 271 Carol Patterson: 21,271 Rachelle Patterson: 145,155, 271 Andrea Paulson: 155 Robert Payne: 181 Evonne Pearl: 271 Deb Pedersen: 146,169 Gordon Pedersen; 187 Rick Pedersen; 147 Jeff Peiffer; 271 Patti Pelster; 146 Dee Pence; 215 James Pennington: 271 Debbie Peppers: 168,175, 215 Bill Perkins; 147,271 PERRIN DORM COUNCIL: 160, 161 Kris Perry: 164,174,271 Mike Pete; 142,216 Don Peter: 164,174,271 Randy Peter: 271 Diane Peters; 271 Don Peters: 216 Kim Peters; 180,216 Steve Peters: 149 Curt Petersen; 272 Cindy Petersen; 79,216 Bob Peterson: 100 Karen Peterson; 145,154,216 Mike Peterson: 113,182 Berniece Retry: 216 DON RETRY: 33 Janet Petty: 216 David Pfeitfer; 15,100 Debbie Pfeiffer; 153,175 William Phares; 70 PHI DELTA KAPPA: 176,177 PHI MU; 43,49,52 PHI MU ALPHA; 166,167 PHI SIGMA EPSILON; 42, 43,142,143 PHYSICAL EDUCATION; 80, 81 PHYSICAL PLANT: 137 PI BETA ALPHA: 162,163 Barb Pierce; 272 Marcia Pierce: 165 Terry Pierpoint: 272 Sheila Pine: 153 Shirly Pine: 153 Angela Ping: 129,258 David Pinnick; 179 Denise Pinnick: 153,157 PI OMEGA PI; 168,169 Diann Piper; 154 Janet Piper: 216 Frannie Pipes: 153 Charlie Pisitpong; 193 Chintana Pitantunttai: 216 Don Piveral; 177 Gary Plummer: 272 Randy Plummer; 144 LuAnn Plymell: 155 Craig Poldberg; 144 POLITICAL SCIENCE; 93 Carol Pollard: 178,216 Carolyn Pope: 173 Cindy Pope: 272 Evelyn Pope: 272 Marty Pope; 162,171,216 Ron Porch: 167 Kim Porter; 152 Mona Porter: 272 Pam Porter: 152 Jill Porterfield: 146 Mark Posch: 272 Barb Potter; 163,183,216 Jeff Potter: 144 Tom Potthoff: 147 JOHN POULSON: 103,121, 307 Linda Pouncil: 272 Bijan Pournazeri; 193 Brent PovieW: 217 PAULA POWELL; 307 Stephen Powell: 95 Helen Povs er: 217 Robert Povi er: 21 Harold Poynter: 72,73 PRACTICAL ARTS: 86,87 Cynthia Prather; 217 PRE-MED CLUB: 180,181 Tim Presko: 100 Ken Presutty: 273 Greg Pretz: 106 Rhonda Prewitt: 163 Kenneth Priebe: 273 Keith Pritchard; 144,217 Kevin Pritchard: 273 John Privett: 44 ROGER PROKES: 307 Howard Prost: 204 Emma Protzman; 184,217 PSYCHOLOGY: 93 PSYCHOLOGY CLUB; 178,179 Gail Pugh; 217 Philip Pugh; 217 Julie Pupillo: 273 Debbie Putnam; 273 Eileen Quanty; 152 Hal Queathem; 273 Pamela Quick: 273 GEORGE QUIER: 83,307 Shannon Quinn; 179 324 INDEX O ' Dell Reavis Karen Ragland; 146,154,217 Charlie Ragusa: 17,62,264 Terry Rainey: 273 Mike Ramm: 149,274 Ellse Ranee: 274 PATRICK RARDON; 164,181 Jennifer Rasmussen; 274 Marvin Rasmussen; 164,217 Janet Ratcliffe; 274 Sandie Raup: 154,274 Evelyn Ray: 186,274 Mike Rayhill; 151,217 Pam Reardon; 153,274 Edwin Reasoner; 142,217 Allen Reavis: 151,181,274 Roxie Reavis: 156,162,168, 171,175,217 RIGHT; The honor society of Delta Tau Alpha sponsors an orientation booth in the Administration building to gain new members. ABOVE; Students wait for Judy Carter. It is worth the wait! Sherrie Rebel: 274 JIM REDD; 42,113.115, 307 Cindy Reed: 274 Dawn Reed: 163.174 Julie Reed: 154 Susan Reed: 184 Sherri Reeves: 134,307 Mary Regan: 274 Dan Raid: 274 Chuck Reineke: 129,217 David Reiner: 143 Dave Reinhert: 106 Mike Renfro: 113.114 TERRY RENNECK: 84.177, 307 Samuel Resposo: 173,217 Pat Rex: 153 JOHN RHOADES: 307 Martie Rhodes: 274 Joni Richardson: 217 Karis Richardson: 275 BURTON RICHEY: 81,307 Julie Richey: 217 Sharon Richey: 217 RICKENBRODE STADIUM: 112 JON RICKMAN: 177.307 Charles Riek: 217 Lucie Riggs: 173,275 Patti Riggs: 153 Peggy Riggs: 153 Kenneth Rigsbey: 275 LARRY RILEY: 307 Pat Riley: 138.139 Mark Rinehart: 131.183,275 GUS RISCHER: 307 Verna Risser: 275 RIVER ROCK: 161 ROBERT ROANE: 62,63 JOHN ROARK: 52 Randy Robb: 144,275 Bruce Robbins: 163,217 Mary Robel: 151 ROBERTA DORM COUNCIL: 160 Donata Roberts: 153 Jeff Roberts: 106,116,117, 162,217 Linda Roberts: 275 Robin Roberts: 42,152,153. 163,218 Sheryl Roberts: 155,275 Kathy Robertson: 275 Regina Robertson: 48 Cheryl Robinson: 275 David Robinson: 241,275 Debbie Robinson: 275 Roger Robison: 275 Ron Robison: 151.218 Alan Rock: 218 Chad Rockey: 184 DAVE ROCKEY: 184 Jenette Rockey: 184 Vicki Rockey: 184 Jim Roddy: 151 Shary Roe: 275 Denise Roebkes: 165.218 Marc Roecker: 275 Dave Roed: 159.186.187, 275 Lynne Roeder: 153.275 Kim Roedes: 173 Pam Roese: 148.218 Julie Rogers: 159.163.275 Kalem Rogers: 113 Sanford Rogers: 218 Doug Rohr: 138,139 Christi Rollins: 275 Mary Rooney: 145,276 Beth Roseberry: 218 DALE ROSENBURG: 187,306, 307 PEG ROSENBURG: 187 Cindy Rosenberger: 218 Mike Rosenthal: 161,171,177, 218 Brad Ross: 174 Janet Ross: 128,145,155 Kay Ross: 153,251 Vickie Ross: 276 Kevin Rothenberger: 173,276 WARD ROUNDS: 307 Harry Roup: 218 Brad Roush: 177 Pamela Roush: 218 Gary Routh: 218 Joe Routh: 142 Bill Roux: 113,218 Kevin Row an: 276 Pam Rowan: 276 Jeff Rowlett: 142 Wintress Rowoth: 184,187, 276 Andy Ruesch: 39,113,115, 182 Maggie Ruggle: 162,171,184, 218 Barry Rumble: 276 Renee Rumbo: 276 Lyn Ruppert: 154 RUSH: 153,155,157 Debbie Rush: 189,276 Kathleen Rush: 277 Randy Rush: 277 Carol Rusk: 162,171,177, 187,218 Sharon Rush: 277 C. F. Russell: 70 James Russell: 70 Marvin Russell: 138 Janet Ryan: 277 Paul Ryan: 113 Patty Rychnovsky: 152,277 Steven Rychnovsky: 277 Steve Ryder: 151 Jeff Sachs: 277 Ron Sadler: 277 SAGA: 28.29 Mushtag Sahaf: 218 Gary Sambursky: 218 Bob Sampson: 106 JOHN SAMSEL: 307 Ellen Sanchez: 277 James Sand: 277 Randy Sandage: 113,174 COL. HARLAN SANDERS: 70 ROY SANDERS: 308 Pat Sanderson: 218 DONALD SANDFORD: 308 MARY JANE SANDFORD: 308 Dave Santoyo: 277 Don Santoyo: 218,235 Debbie Safer: 218 Antonio Satur: 277 JAMES SAUCERMAN: 308 DEAN SAVAGE: 82,308 Deanna Savage: 155 George Savage: 277 Richard Saviano: 113 Michael Sayers: 106,116,218 Erma Sayre: 277 Floyd Scanlon: 113 Steve Scanlon: 106 Becky Schafer: 277 Wade Scharff: 177,218 Glen Scheer: 90 Vicki Schellhammer: 145.218 BARBARA SCHENDEL: 81.121 Ann Schieber: 277 Cindy Schieber: 121.277 Donna Schieber: 277 Kevin Schieber: 164.174 .218 Steve Schieber: 164.174,181 Vincent Schieber: 174.219 Dan Schieble: 113.142.143 Kristin Schildberg: 277 Karen Schipull: 277 Lynn Schlake: 147.174 Larry Schleicher: 106.112 Pam Schlotthauer: 146.153, 163,277 Rhonda Schlotthauer: 146,147 Crissy Schmidt: 41,42,163, 175,219 Colleen Schmidt: 277 Debbie Schmidt: 219 Lesa Schmidt: 277 Brian Schmille: 278 Donna Schmitz: 278 Julie Schmitz: 107,121,182 Mark Schoff: 278 Caria Scholle: 278 Tammy Schooley: 278 Gary Schreffler: 174 Ken Schreiber: 100,278 Brad Schultz: 149 CHARLES SCHULTZ: 61,166. 167.204.308 TODD SCHULTZ: 60.61 Valerie Schwab: 154 Thomas Schwaller: 143 Ray Schwarz: 174.278 Rebel Schwarz INDEX 325 Royals ' World Series hopes lost Baseball fans in the Kansas City area had been hoping for a World Series team since ma- jor league baseball came to Kansas City in April 1955, but they were disappointed again this year when the Royals failed to make their long- awaited dream come true. Having recorded 102 wins, the Royals took a slight advantage into the play-offs because their total victory mark surpassed those of all other major league teams. They also looked strong at the end of the season by posting a late-season 21 out of 22 game winning streak. Although their record was impressive, the real test did not come until they started their journey toward Ring Lardner ' s " World Serious, " known to most baseball fans as the World Series. But once again the Royals played a repeat performance of their 1976 season and saw their World Series chances destroyed in the ninth inning of Play-Off Game five. With the Royals holding on to a 3-2 lead go- ing into the ninth inning. New York scored three runs against Dennis Leonard, Larry Gura and Mark Littell to make the score 5-3. After the Yankees scored their runs, the Royals had one last chance at the victory in the bottom of the ninth. Darrell Porter made a quick out on a pop-up, but Frank White came up with a single. With one man on base, the Royals had a glimpse of hope, but the game quickly came to an end when Fred Patek grounded into a dou- ble play. The score remained 5-3 and the Yankees captured the American League Cham- pionship and moved on to win the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Even though the game had come to an end, the 41,133 fans who filed out of Royals Stadium were unable to leave the memories of the 1977 season behind. The most memorable moment was the silence that descended on the stadium when the Yankees scored the winning run. Although it was the winning run for the Yankees, it was much more for the Royals. It was a second chance at the American League pennant slipping through their fingers. It was a loss that again kept Kansas City from attaining their ultimate goal of reaching the World Series. J ¥ £ 326 INDEX Royals FAR LEFT; Bob Helse slides Into home for the winning run. LEFT: The Royals stay in the lead as catcher Darrell Porter blocks the plate BELOW LEFT: After completing a double play. Fred Patek grimmaces as he is spiked. Mark Schweer: 144 Monna Schweers: 278 SCIENCES: 90.91 Rhonda Sclotthauer: 277 Darrell Scobee: 278 Alan Scott: 142 B. D. SCOTT: 308 Carroll Scott: 219 David Scott: 112.113.219 Eric Scott: 193 Frederick Scott: 278 Kitty Scott: 166,219 Lisa Scott: 93.158.159. 162,219 Mary Jane Scott: 278 Ray Scott: 260 Richard Scott: 278 Susan Scott: 278 Velma Scott: 219 Caria Scovill: 60.61.278 Sharon Scovill: 111.278 Steve Scroggins: 2,276 Jody Searcy: 58.278 Paul Seaton: 278 SECONDARY EDUCATION: 83 Shawna Seidel: 146.152 Phil Seipel: 174.279 Brad Sellmeyer: 113 SENIORS: 197 Dave Setter: 112.113 Karen Setter: 96.152 Tamara Sewell: 279 Ann Shackelford: 129,279 Pam Shafer: 153,162.166 Kurtis Shaha: 279 Marilyn Shamberger: 219 JAMES SHANKLIN: 308 Tom Shannon: 194.195 Pam Shaver: 219 Becky Shaver: 187.279 Pamela Shaw: 220 SHEA: 174.175 Pam Shears: 279 Sarah Sheets: 279 SHELTERED WORKSHOP; 82, 187 Julie Shelton; 279 Jim Shemwell: 113 Don Shepherd; 279 Dinae Sheppard: 153 Barb Sherer: 15 MIKE SHERER: 308,309 Pam Sherer: 152 Shirley Sheridan; 279 LaRue Sherman; 153,189,220 DAVID SHESTAK: 58,96, 167 Dianna Shinpoch: 236,279 Clifford Shipley: 220 FRANCIS SHIPLEY: 168,308 Cindy Shipman; 279 Gary Shirley: 100 Kathleen Shoemaker: 153,188, 189,280 Susan Shoemaker: 280 Jim Short: 151 John Shough: 280 Mike Shough: 183 Carol Showers: 280 Jeff Shultz: 149,280 Susan Siebels: 220 Alan Sieh; 164,181 David Sierks: 174 Hugo Sierra: 280 SIGMA ALPHA IOTA: 166 SIGMA SIGMA SIGMA: 42, 154,155 SIGMA SOCIETY: 185 SIGMA TAU GAMMA; 48,142, 143,247 MARVIN SILLIMAN; 26,292 Steve Silvius: 142.174,220 Susan Silvius: 41,42,129, 155,157,210,235,280 Genevieve Simeroth; 181 Bob Simmons; 113,142 Dian Simons: 280 ARTHUR SIMONSON: 177.187, 308 ELAINE SIMONSON: 187 Jon Simplot: 164,174.175 Clint Simpson: 113 Lauri Sindt: 280 Patricia Sinnett: 127.280 DAVID SLATER: 308 CHARLES SLATTERY: 89.308 Judy Slaught: 183 Ella Slaughter: 58.61,167 David Sleep: 116,280 Ellen Sloan: 280 Virgene Slye: 152 JIM SMELTZER: 90,182, 308 Bob Smith: 28,112,113 Brad Smith: 142 Charles Smith: 280 CLARK SMITH: 308 Cynthia Smith; 280 DAVID SMITH: 308 James Smith: 280 Janelle Smith: 280 Kathleen Smith; 280 Kathy Smith: 116,280,283 Kris Smith; 151,155 LINDA SMITH; 89,308 Marilee Smith: 41,42,145,152, 220 Marjorie Smith; 280 Mark Smith: 112,113 Melodae Smith: 280 Michael Smith; 164,174.181,220 Rick Smith: 280 Sharon Smith: 148 Sherri Smith; 145.153 VERNA SMITH: 308 Ward Smith; 173 Wendy Smith; 89.163,173,280 SMSTA: 188.189 Susie Snead: 280 Sonya Snethen: 280 Nancy Snook: 153 Bruce Snow: 280 Pat Snuffer; 174.186,280 Brady Snyder: 173 Denise Snyder: 281 Phillip Snyder; 220 Bill Sobbe; 100.119.281 Gary Sobotka: 281 Kim Sobatka: 154 SOCIAL SCIENCES: 92,93 SOCIETY FOR COLLEGIATE JOURNALISTS; 168,169 SOCIOLOGY: 93 Susan Soderstrom: 152 SOFTBALL; 102,103 SOIL CONSERVATION CLUB: 180,181 JEROME SOLHEIM: 308 Jim Solheim; 186,281 Jim Solo: 39,112,113,115 Tim Solt: 149 Shelly Sommer; 129,155,281 Beth Sommerhauser: 163,183,220 Jim Sommerhauser: 151,281 Rosanne Sonnenmoser: 27,165 Susan Sonnenmoser: 184 Jeann Soren: 24,281 Eric Sorensen: 147,221 Chip Sorenson: 186 Kathryn Sorenson: 281 Gregory Sosso: 281 Al Southern: 42,144,183 James Spadarotto: 282 Carol Spainhower: 221 SPECIAL EDUCATION; 82 SPEECH THEATER DEPARTMENT: 96 SPEECH PATHOLOGY: 178 Karen Speer: 221 Debbie Spencer: 24,153,163, 282 Roy Spencer: 193 Tim Spencer: 221 Matthew Spicer: 113 Bruce Spidle: 44,144,164,282 Harold Spire: 282 Joan Spire; 282 Mercedes Spire: 221 Virginia Spire: 221 Peggy Sporer: 180,221 SPORTS; 98,99.137 SPORTS INFORMATION; 134, 135 Melinda Spradling; 153 Kip Springer: 113,282 GERALD SPRONG: 33 STAFF; 292 ROLLIE STALDMAN: 18,293 Joseph Stagg: 282 Vicky Stagner: 282 Ed Staiert; 282 Cathy Staley; 128,154,221 JOANN STAMM; 308 Susan Standage; 152.160,177 Sheila Stander: 282 Kent Standerford: 167 PAM STANEK: 81,110 Teresa StangI: 171 Jodi Stanley; 282 Schweer Stanley INDEX 327 students pass time differently Dan Stanton; 174,282 LENORA STANTON: 87,293 Daria Staples: 163,282 STARBIRD: 52 Dianne Stark: 189,282 Dale Starnes: 61 Joyce Starnes: 282 Sandra Statch: 282 Karen Staub: 183,221 Carolyn Steeby: 282 Nancy Steinacker: 153,221,282 Mary Steinbeck: 221 Mary Beth Steinhauser: 168,175 Terri Stelpflug: 151,163,282 Brad Stephens: 173,282 Francy Stephens: 282 John Stephens: 142 Sheryl Stephens: 85 STEPPERS: 128,129 Debbie Stewart: 151,163,221 Kim Stewart: 282 Teresa Stiens: 282 Bob Still: 147,221 Kathy Stille: 282 Lonnie Stingley: 282 Sam Stirlen: 221 Denise St. James: 42,145,155, 221 ST. LOUIS SYMPHONY: 64,65 David Stock: 163,221 Laurie Stockton: 152,160,283 Marilyn Stockwell: 283 MelanieStoffers:283 Ruth Stone: 283 Kevin Stoner: 147 Steve Stoner: 183,283 Kevin Stonner: 283 R. GENE STOUT: 309 Duane Stowell: 283 Amy Strange: 283 David Stratemeyer: 142,283 Paul Strathman: 283 Kim Strawn: 152 Frances Streett: 175,187,283 Tom Strickler: 144,221 Bryce Strohbehn: 181,283 Larry Stuart: 221 Steve Stacker: 28,42,44,276 STUDENT SENATE: 34,262 STUDENT UNION BOARD: 26, 27,34,41,52,55 Mark Stuetelberg: 179,221 Steve Sturm: 147 SUMMERTREE: 6D,61,204 Tom Sumner: 113 Li-Ren Sun: 189 SUNDAY NIGHT SUPPER CLUB: 186,187 DAVID SUNDBERG: 14,15, 242,292,293 MARK SUNDERMAN: 309 ROBERT SUNKLE: 70,308 Ed Sunshine: 221 Jennifer Swaney: 163 Marty Sweatman: 221 Julie Sweeney: 152,221 SWIMMING: 124,125 Mark Swope: 144 Marl Swords: 193 Joy Szymborski: 21,169 NATALIE TACKETT: 308 328 INDEX Stanton Walker Wendy Taff: 153,160,161 Marc Talkington: 149 Steve Tangeman: 112,113 Dawn Tarpley: 222 Rick Tate: 113,115,131 TAU KAPPA EPSILON: 48, 130,144,145 Barbara Taylor: 222 Edith Taylor: 186 Nick Taylor: 162,171,177,187, 227 Ron Taylor: 143 GOVERNOR JOE TEASDALE: 8, 72 Denise Tedrow: 222 Terry Teetor: 144,145,153 Roland Tellier: 179 TENNIS: 80,81,108,109, 262,298 Joedy Terrill: 144,222 Sandie Terry: 172,222 Phil Thatcher: 159,222 CHARLES THATE: 309 Greg Thate: 151 THETA MU GAMMA: 176,177 Duane Thies: 83,162,165,169, 184,187,222 Jeanatte Thilges: 159,186,222 THIRD FOUNDATION: 186,187 Chris Thomas: 167 David Thomas: 174 Margaret Thomas: 153 Rick Thomas: 147 Steven Thomas: 41,161,170,171, 222 Greg Thomson: 147 Christi Thompson: 222 Diana Thompson: 154 Kara Thompson: 153 Stan Tibbies: 162,177,187, 222 Dave Tiedeman; 222 Dan ' Tiehen: 113 Cindy Tighe: 159 Brenda Titus: 193 Ben Tobin: 181 Chris Tobin: 143 Ane Tofili: 111 Ann Toloso: 145 Anne Tomczuk: 153,287 Laina Tonumaipea: 222 Mike Toombs: 177 Chris Tornquist: 167,216,287 Dave Toti: 113 TOWER: 89 TOWER CHOIR: 96 TOWER 4-H: 184,185 Carolyn Toyne: 163,287 TRACK: 106,107 Randy Trca: 142,222 Marci Trindle: 159,222 Mike Tritten: 162,167,222 Jeff Trotter: 143,222 Tik Man Tsang: 189 Albert Tsui: 189 Pamella Tubbs: 222 Abraham Tucker: 222 Mel Tuder: 151 Terry Tuharsky: 222 Rick Tunning: 183 Debra Turnbull: 222 Bob Turner: 149 Vicki Turner: 287 Debra Tuttle: 172,287 Weiwei Tyan: 193 u Deioris Uehling: 182 UNDERCLASSMEN: 226 UNIVERSITY MACE: 85,96, 311 Jamie Uptergrove: 152,287 Debbie Urich: 154,287 Florence Uzoigwe: 287 Kevin Vail: 113 Leslie Vance: 145,284 Brad Vandekamp: 180,284 Tom Vanderbloeg: 287 Pam Vandeventer: 146,154,284 PATT VAN DYKE: 88 Nancy VanGerpen: 155,284 MIKE VANGUILDER: 158,159 Trish VanOosbree: 102,103,121 Karen VanSickle: 24,284,285 Mark VanSickle: 39,100,113, 143,222 Doug VanSlyke: 177 PHILIP VANVOORST: 70,96, 311 Karen Varde: 154,223 VARIETY SHOW: 166 Deb Vaudrin: 24,159,173,180, 223 Larry Vaudrin: 173,284 Deloris Vehling: 222 Sharlene Venable: 284 Donna Verseman: 284 Janet Vette: 175,223 Jill Vette: 107 Mark Vickroy: 284 Debbie Vinson: 41 EILEEN VIVERS: 32,33 Jan Voggesser: 165,189,284 Angela Vogliardo: 178,223 Valerie Vogliardo: 152 Dawna Volk: 284 VOLLEYBALL: 81,110,111 Jerilynn Voltmer: 284 Robert VonBon: 285 Bob Votaw: 161,285 Cindy Vote: 285 w Phyllis Waddell: 165 STANLEY WADE: 311 Carol Waechter: 285 Kim Waechter: 285 Donna Wageman: 285 David Wagner: 116 Julie Waite: 121,285 BRUCE WAKE: 159,293 Gena Walden: 184,189,285 Janie Walkenback: 50 Bob Walkenhorst: 52 WALKENHORST BROTHERS: 34, 52 Charles Walker: 223 - i m TOP; Wayne Vollmer looks over negatives to decide which ones are the best to print. BOTTOM; Helen Groh gets help from a (riend as they prepare to skate on College Pond. DOROTHY WALKER; 311 Gary Walker; 285 Janann Walker; 152 Janet Walker; 285 JOHN WALKER; 311 Julie Walker; 42,153.200,223 Pam Walker; 285 Teresa Walker; 145,152 WANDA WALKER: 311 Jeff Walkup; 285 Sue Walkup; 285 Dean Wall; 285 Becky Wallace; 285 ROSE ANN WALLACE: 88,89, 214,311 Jessica Wallach; 145 Rhonda Wallach; 145 Bonita Waller; 175,285 Deborah Walley; 183,186,285 Brian Walston; 163,223 Dave Walter: 184 Emily Walter; 153 Jane Walter: 223 Marlene Walter; 120,121,153 Sonja Walton; 146,178,223 Becca Ward; 285 Billy Ward: 285 Randy Ward: 143,223 Susan Ward; 177,285 Jan Wardrip; 46,285 Sherri Warren; 175,186,285 Kelly Warth; 285 JIM WASEM: 100,101,311 Debbie Wasson: 189,224 Michele Wasson; 224 Pat Waters: 26,178,285 Greg Watkins: 142 Janet Watkins; 288 Jill Watkins; 288 Lisa Watkins; 288 Lori Watkins: 224 Roger Watkins: 187 Pat Watland: 151 Cindy Watson: 152 Matt Watson: 288 Ric Watson: 288 Kathy Watt: 152 Grant Wease: 181,224 John Weatherhead: 183 Darrell Weaver: 149 Jane Weaver; 109 Noel Weaver: 288 Denise Webb: 128,154 Dennis Webb: 100,104,105 Julie Webb: 288 Kathy Webb; 224 Sherrie Webb; 189,224 Randy Weber: 151,174 KATHIE WEBSTER: 311 Fred Wedemeier: 183 Don Wegener: 147 Bob Wehde; 113 TED WEICHINGER: 311 DOROTHY WEIGAND: 311 WEIGHT WATCHERS: 212,213 Jeff Weir; 288 Karen Weisenberger; 224 Diane Welbourne: 168 Kristi Welch: 128 JOHN WELDING: 311 John Wellerding; 106 WOMEN EDUCATION WEEK; 106 Deanna Wertz: 159 WESLEY CENTER; 187 Brad West; 288 I Charles West: 288 Cindy West. 288 John West; 289 Marylou West: 152 Rick West: 183 George Wester: 16 Ricky Westlake: 174,224 Ben Westman; 24,100,144,224 Robert Wetherell; 144 Sam Wharton; 151 Debbie Wheatcrafi; 152 ROB WHEELER; 159 Ron Wheeler; 289 Robin Whipple: 145,163 Greg Whitaker: 147 Charles White: 289 John White: 224 Rick White: 289 Sharon White; 146,154,224 Sheila White; 153,210 Steve White: 174 Tim White; 289 Yana White; 224 Sharon Whitley: 155 Chris Whitlock: 289 E.L. WHITMORE: 311 Dana Whitney; 284,285 GILBERT WHITNEY; 284 Karen Whuia; 289 CALVIN WIDGER: 311 Laura Widmer: 168,169,224 Debbie Wiederholt; 169,224 Clifford Wilcox; 224 Kristy Wilcoxson: 289 WILD BUNCH: 130 Patricia Wiley: 289 Sherri Wilken: 289 Kenneth Wilkie: 289 Ken Wilkins: 113 Linda Wilkinson: 289 Becky Willeford: 153,224 Bill Williams: 3,142 Christy Williams: 183 Cindy Williams; 103 Craig Williams: 147,164 Dave Williams: 87 Garvin Williams: 70 Julie Williams: 289 Kathleen Williams: 289 Ken Williams: 144 Kevin Williams: 150,151 Mark Williams: 290 Terri Williams: 159,163,224 Nancy Williamson: 153 Ron Willis; 144,164,290 Kieran Wilmes: 143 Angle Wilson: 121,290 Cindy Wilson: 290 Emily Wilson: 153,290 Gayle Wilson; 174,175.290 Lisa Wilson: 183,290 Lonnie Wilson; 290 Lou Rita Wilson: 290 Paul Wilson: 113,182 Rita Wilson; 290 Susie Wilson: 163,187 T. Wilson; 113 Stacy Windhausen: 290 Stan Winquist: 149,164 Syd Winquist: 149 Dave Winslow: 106,116,290 David Winston; 106,290 Ralph Winston; 143,224 WINTER OF 1977-78: 314, 315 Walker Winston INDEX 329 Waters rise along with damages Water rushed through the Kansas City area on Sept. 12, causing the city ' s worst flood since 1951. During the short time it tool the flood waters to rise to their peal , 23 deaths were reported. The area which received the most extensive damage was the Plaza shopping district. Several Plaza merchants, including Alameda Plaza Hotel, Annie ' s Santa Fe, Baskin Bobbins, Eddy ' s Loaf Stein, Halls, Plaza III and Seville Square, were forced to close their doors to the public while workmen repaired the damage which totaled approximately $50 million. Even though the shops had to discontinue business, they were able to reopen in time for the Christ- mas season. No only private establishments received damage, but there was also $1 2 million damage reported to government owned property. Rescue crews worked around the clock in an attempt to save flood victims and their belongings. " My dad ' s lumber yard (Cash Bargain) suf- fered extensive damage from the flood, and my brother, who lives on the Plaza, was completely wiped out, " said Beth Binney, junior. Red Cross headquarters were established to provide aid to families who were left homeless and a city emergency center and a command post on the fifth floor of police headquarters were activated to deal with the crisis. Although the flood came upon the city unex- pectedly, the residents were all willing to help. To aid civil authorities, 150 private boats were provided by volunteers in the area. Volunteer groups worked with the area authorities and within a few days the city was back to normal. i Ed Wisner: 147,290 Dianne Withrow: 102,103,110, 111 Bill Wohleeber: 106 Geraldine Wolff: 290 Ada Wong: 224 Felix Wong: 290 BETTY WOOD: 311 Daria Wood: 290 Joyce Wood: 42,166,224 Nancy Wood: 152 Terry Wood: 290 ERNEST WOODRUFF: 96,127, 311 Darrell Woolley: 224 Susan Wopata: 291 Garry Workman: 291 Phil Workman: 110 GEORGE WORLEY; 122 Maria Worley: 162,189,225 Mike Worley: 225 Steve Wray: 16,17,291 WRESTLING: 122,123 Diane Wright: 291 GERALD WRIGHT: 311 Martin Wright: 186,225 Nancy Wright: 155,291 Pam Wright: 155,291 WRITING SKILLS CENTER: 89,214 Lily Wu: 188,189 Yi-Ran Wu: 193 Bruce Wuebben: 113 Elaine Wurster: 291 Sheryl Wurster: 103,172, 225 JIM WYANT: 151,311 Janet Wymore: 175 Leroy Wynn: 291 Karen Wynta: 291 Brenda Wyse: 225 YARC: 172,186,187 Connie Yates: 124,155,291 DONALD YATES: 96 John Yates: 167 Judy Yates: 152,291 Ridge Yates: 142 Vickie Yates: 159,186,291 Amy York: 291 Kurt York: 291 Larry York: 21,161,169,186, 187 Stephen Yost: 24,291 Dave Young: 142,151,164, 225 Eric Young: 291 Mary Young: 291 Nancy Young: 152,178,179, 225 Sarah Young: 162,166,225 Scott Young: 291 Keith Youngblood: 291 Anita Younger: 181,291 Lydia Youngman: 291 Cindy Younker: 152 Angela Yu: 189 Robyn Zaiser: 225 James Zaiansky: 225 Marcia Zanko: 225 Cindy Zech: 152 Jim Zech: 143 Shahriar Zekavati: 291 Darrell Zellers: 24,25,291 Glen Zenor: 122,225 Diana Zian: 291 Carleen Ziegler: 148 Jay Zimmerman: 113,291 Pam Zimmerman: 291 Patti Zinn: 153 Diana Zipf: 280,281,291 Monica Zirfas: 72,73 Charles Zodiac: 143 Rodolfo Zuniga: 108,109,147, 225 330 INDEX Wisner Zuniga ' % LEFT: Motorists become stranded as they battle flood waters. BELOW LEFT: State Representative Ike Skelton sur- veys Independence flood damage. BELOW: Rustling waters cause damage to parked cars in ttie Kansas City area. 3f-!-0W: Autumn weather enables students to play in fallen leaves. RIGHT: Viewing campus through a mirrored prism gives the Bell Tower a different perspective. 1978 . . .a year of change. It was a year for i ndividuals to expand their directions and goals. However despite the new directions and goals, the real university, the one which affected thousands daily, was its people. People made the University work. With their plans, goals, and motivations, they initiated change. . .change which affected everyone within the University ' s spectrum. And with these changes came new revelations, new ideas and new directions to expand. New circles of awareness were touched daily as people worked together for a common cause — excellence within the University. As the expansion of awareness continued through the year, its spiraling change affected everyone and circled back to the core of the University. . .the individual. It was a year of change. . .a year of growth. . .but most of all it was a year for individuals to expand into new circles of awareness. w ;l 332 CLOSING 7 •■ ' !?;■ . ] -•ik i 1 ' ■■ ' ■ k s ■ - m ' -rS . .»■ r . --3 LEFT: A moment of peace and serenity is captured as the sun sparl les upon the snow-covered campus. ABOVE LEFT: Taking cover from the afternoon sun, a campus coed tal es a break between classes at the college pond. ABOVE: Trees drop their leaves into a small, nearby stream, as fish make ripples and zig zags in the water. CLOSING 333 RIGHT: The sign in the yearbool office tells it like it is. ABOVE: After taking the pictures, every photographer must develop his ov rn film. Scott Henson looks up the exposure time for his film. TOP LEFT: Before copy is complete, it is sized to fit the page. Kathy Bagley types the final copy for the closing spread. TOP RIGHT: Layout Editor Bob Farrls sizes pictures for the basketball spread. A yearbook is not produced by its staff alone. The following have contributed in some manner to the 1978 TOWER, and, their help has been extremely appreciated. A big thank you goes to: Orval Heywood, Scott Lehr, Joy Wade, Mike Kiser, Tom Myers and Bob Henry of News and Sports Information, Bob Gadd of Intercollegiate Press, Dr. Carroll Fry, Rush Printing, the NORTHWEST MISSOURIAN, the HOPKINS JOURNAL, the INDEPENDENCE EXAMINER, Cinema Enterprises, Inc., Roach and Roach Theaters, and, Steven ' s Studios for the lobster. An extra special thanks goes to Godot for Waiting. Volume 57 of the Northwest Missouri State University TOWER was printed by Inter- Collegiate Press, Inc. in Mission, Kansas. All printing was done using the offset lithography process. Paper stock was 80-pound white enamel. Staff artist Steve Hawks designed the cover with Tango Letraset type. The three-color cover was lithographed in terra, orange and brown and stamped with a monk ' s cloth finish. Most photography was produced in the TOWER darkroom. Individual portraits were done by Steven ' s Studios of Bangor, Maine. Body type was set in 10 12 Newton Medium with outlines and index set 8 10. Headlines 24 and 30 point Newton Medium Italic. The 336 page, 1978 TOWER had a press run of 3,800 copies. 334 STAFF CREDITS COLOPHON CopyEdiK layout Edi taivities [ Sports Edi ' tatograp Wex Edit m De Adviser; L Ike Bom ark Can ItHen ?«atts - 1; LEFT: Copy Editor Laura Widmer and Editor Larry Helm discuss the copy lor student features. BELOW: Editor Ann Mutti checks the page numbers on the spreads with the ladder. BOTTOM: Drawing layouts is one of the first steps in putting together a spread. Jan Voggesser transfers the TOWER layout. I - i )eoi . J Vt f Co-Editors: Ann Mutti, Larry Helm Copy Editor: Laura Widmer Layout Editor: Bob Farris Activities Editor: Beth Binney Sports Editor: Linda Brockman Pfiotography Editor: Jeff Jensen Index Editor: Katfiy Bagley Theme Design: Steve Hawks Adviser: Linda Smith Photographers Pete Arendt Bill Arnold Mike Bond Mark Carr Scott Henson Eric Mattson Rod Nelson Dave Nemeth Don Santoyo Wayne Vollmer Layout Staff Gail Adams Chris Baumli Oma Derrick Barb Growney Gail Hendrix Myra Horner Susan Lainhart Bryan Noble Jan Voggesser Copy Staff Sue Barmann Diane Guill Alice Holland Vicki Nash Kathy Smith Kim Yandle STAFF CREDITS COLOPHON 335 Producing the 1978 TOWER has been an ex- perience that we feel will be unforgettable Working on the yearbook becomes a way o life, not just a class or an occupation to pass time and our experiences throughout the pasf. seven months have been both enjoyable ano discouraging. We feel that this year ' s staff has captured the spirit of the year and its happenings in thid book. We hope that it will remain with everyone as a reminder of the times of 1977-78. We both feel that it has been a year tc ' jj remember, and, without the help of a grea ' l staff, it would never have been so. We have j worked with an excellent group of editors anc-i we appreciate their hard work and dedication And, we thank " Smith " for her helping hanc that was always there when we needed it most. We hope that you enjoy the 1978 TOWER as , ' much as we enjoyed producing it. ' Ann Mutt? Larry Helnrf Co-Editors ' ' " 1978 TOWEF ,, 336 CLOSING ; r ft ' - fcV, :; V ■ ■■.. . •V l ;; ' : - ' -»;?l -X ; .) : ,5tudentcgfel2 j cademics 68i gports 98 rganizations 140 personalities 190i cjndex 312

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