Tekonsha High School - Indian Yearbook (Tekonsha, MI)

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THE 1977 INDIAN Rose D. Warwick High School Tekonsha, Michigan •'THEME FROM MAHOGANY (DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOU'RE GOING TO) ' Words by Gerry Goff in Music by Michael Masser Do you know where you're going to? Do you like the things that life is showing you? Where are you going to, do you know? Do you get what you’re hoping for? When you look behind you there's no open door. What are you hoping for, do you know? Once we were standing still in time, Chasing the fantasies that filled our minds. And you knew how I loved you but my spirit was free, Laughing at the questions that you once asked of me. Do you know where you're going to? Do you like the things that life is showing you? Where are you going to, do you know? Now looking back at all we planned. We let so many dreams just slip through our hands. Why must we wail so long before we see How sad the answers to those questions can be? Do you know where you're going to? Do you like the things that life is showing you? Where are you going to, do you know? Copyright 1973 by Screen Gems - EMI Music Inc. and Jobete Music Co.. Inc. Under U.C.C. Copyright 1975 by Screen Gems - EMI Music Inc. and Jobete Music Co., Inc. Used by Permission All Rights Reserved234Do you get what you're hoping for? When you look behind you there's no open door. What are you hoping for, do you know? 58Do you know where you’re going to? Do you like the things that life is showing you? Where are you going to, do you know? Do you get what you’re hoping for? When you look behind you there's no open door. What are you hoping for, do you know? 9TABLE OF CONTENTS Opening 1 Seniors 11 Juniors 25 Sophomores 29 Freshmen 33 Administration 37 Faculty 41 Classes 51 Organizations 67 Athletics 73 Activities 107 Junior High 125 Elementary 133 Advertisers 147 Patrons 164 INDIAN Staff 165 Senior Activities 166 Closing 168 Now looking back at all we planned, We let so many dreams just slip through our hands. Why must we wait so long before we see How sad the answers to those questions can be? Do you know where you're going to? Do you like the things that life is showing you? Where are you going to, do you know? 10SENIORS Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in. I drink at it; but while I drink I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is. Its thin current slides away, but eternity remains. David ThoreauSeniors DEBORAH LYNN BARTOW ‘The Best of Life’ (Above) Mary Groat reads THE BEST OF LIFE. (Above Right) Jeff Klingaman sits at his desk while cramming his mouth with food at the senior class Christmas party. Opposite Page: (Top) Floyd Hinspeter and Randy Powell share their pop and desk with each other at the senior class Christmas party. (Below) Robin Groholske and Katie Tetreault share their friendship along with a good laugh. SUSAN LYNN BURCHFIELD SALLY ANN CARLSON TIMOTHY ALAN CARLSON 12PATRICK MUNRO CARMICKLE DARLA JEAN CASEBEER MARK WAYNE GIPSON TOMMY BLAIR CIOTTA LONNIE COLE 13MARY BETH GROAT CHRISTINE R. GROHOLSKE ROBIN DAWN GROHOLSKE Seniors (Right) This year the senior class worked hard putting together their float ’’Crunchola," which won second place during Homecoming festivities. 14In Memory of Robert Johnson April 6, 1959 - September 11, 1976 We, the class of 1977, dedicate this space to the memory of a special friend, Robert Johnson. Robert attended Tekonsha Community Schools since sixth grade. Throughout his high school years he participated in football, track and baseball. Robert also attended the Vocational Center for two years working in the Auto Mechanics Program. He was elected by fellow classmates as one of the best artists in the February Mock Elections. Robert will always be remembered by the people at THS. 15JEFFREY LEE KLINGAMAN SHARON LYNNE MACK -fiji JEFFREY L. KRUMVEDE JERRY A. MAINS JOSEPH GERARD LINDQUIST DENNIS D. MILLER WARREN ALBERT ORTH RUSSELL LEE OSBORN RANDY EUGENE POWELL 16STEVEN HOWARD RANN TERESA LYNN RICHAR DENISE MARIE RAY SHARON SALYER DIANE SUE SHANK TERESA RAE REIMER Seniors ACADEMIC AWARD WINNERS: (Standing) Katie Tetreault, Home Economics Award: Tim Carlson, Science Award: Robin Gro-holske, John Phillip Sousa Award. (Kneeling) Diane Shank, Outstanding Business Student Award; Connie Baird, DAR Good Citizenship Award. 17BENJAMIN GORDON STINER KATHLEEN AMY TETREAULT (Above) Teresa Richar lakes it easy in journalism class. OUTSTANDING VO-ED STUDENTS IN THEIR AREA OF STUDY: Sid Waffle, Agricultural Mechanics: Susan Burchfield, Floniculiure; Sharon Mack. Commercial An; Gary Wiescholek, Welding. SIDNEY L. WAFFLE ROBIN LEE WATKINS LARRY THOMAS WELSH JR. 18Seniors (Left) SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT WINNERS: (Standing) Jeff Krumvede, Connie Baird, Robin Groholske, Sally Carlson, Joe Lindquist, Teresa Reimer, and Mark Gipson. (Sitting) Steve Rann, Diane Shank, Susan Burchfield, Carlene Kevwitch, and Tim Carlson. (Left Below) Tom Ciotta hams it up for the camera at a senior party. (Below) Ben Stiner enjoys Homecoming. 19Seniors Many Events Before Graduation The seniors enjoyed iheir last year at THS by filling their last month with many happenings. Among them was the annual senior breakfast, May 4, and skip day, May 11. Other activities included a trip to Warren Dunes State Park on May 18 and a lock-in at the Y-Center in Battle Creek on May 22. SENIOR ADVISORS: Mr. Kevin McMullin and Miss Coleen Wendel. SENIOR OFFICERS: Jeff Krumvede, president: Susan Burchfield, vice-president; Denise Ray, treasurer: Sally Carlson, secretary.Graduates Honored 1977 HONOR STUDENTS: Jeff Krumvede, Sharon Mack, Susan Burchfield, Tim Carlson, Joe Lindquist. Carlene Kevwitch, Sally Carlson. Teresa Reimer, Diane Shank, Connie Baird, and Robin Groholske. TIM CARLSON SUSAN BURCHFIELD VALEDICTORIAN SALUTATORIAN In the class of 1977 there were eleven students who maintained a B or better throughout their high school careers. Tim Carlson proved to be top in the class being named valedictorian and Susan Burchfield, Salutatorian. The honor students help present the commencement program May 27. Sally Carlson and Diane Shank read the wills. Connie Baird explained the class motto. Robin Groholske and Teresa Reimer remembered the past with the class history. Sharon Mack, Carlene Kevwitch, and Joe Lindquist looked into the future with the class prophecy. Jeff Krumvede, as class president, introduced the class. 21Graduation Forty-Three Graduate The gym was filled with people on Friday, May 27; it was graduation night at Tekonsha High School. Forty-three students were about to receive their diplomas. Brenda Kelly began the program with the invocation. Class President Jeff Krumvede introduced the class. Salutatorian Susan Burchfield gave her words of advice. Connie Baird explained the class motto; Teresa Reimer and Robin Groholske read the class history. Next was the high school band providing music under the direction of Mr. Kevin McMullin. The class wills were read by Diane Shank and Sally Carlson, followed by the class prophecy that Sharon Mack, Carlene Kevwitch, and Joe Lindquist wrote. Then a memorial for Robert Johnson was given by Floyd Hinspeter and Russell Osborn. Tim Carlson then began his speech as valedictorian of the class. Several students were recognized by Principal, Dr. Joseph Serra, for awards they received throughout the year. Dennis Miller gave recognition of the class advisers, Miss Coleen Wendel and Mr. Kevin McMullin. Superintendent Mr. Roger Carlson presented the class and School Board president, Mr. Leroy Taylor, who gave out the hard earned diplomas. Steve Rann then finished the program with the benediction. Baccalaureate services were held May 22. Speakers at baccalaureate were Reverend William Ami-don, Father Joseph Thachet, Reverend George Van Norman, and Reverend John Cail. 22% (Left) Robin Groholske and Teresa Reimer smile as they read the class history. (Below and Clockwise) Class president Jeff Krumvede welcomes everyone. Robin Groholske shies away from the camera while receiving her diploma. Tim Carlson seriously expresses his thoughts of the future. Connie Baird reads the class motto. Susan Burchfield gives her advice as salutatorian. Joe Lindquist adds a humorous note to the class prophecy. 23(Above) Dennis Miller watches on as Miss Coleen Wendel pins on Mr. Kevin McMullin’s boutonniere. (Above Right) Brenda Kelly gives the invocation. (Right) Sharon Mack reads the prophecy. (Far Right) Mr. Kevin McMullin directs the senior band members for the last time. (Below) Pat Carmickle receives congratulations from relatives and friends. (Below Right) Debbie Bartow enjoys being out of school. 24 JUNIORS What is the value of solitude? — of peace, of light, of silence? What is the cost of freedom? Nancy NewhallJuniors ‘The Young and the Restless’ "The Young and the Restless” was the chosen theme of the 1977 Junior-Senior Banquet and Prom. The group ’’Inertia” provided the music for the night. It was held at the Elk’s Club in Battle Creek on May 14. Sponsoring Homecoming this year, the juniors chose "Commercials” for the theme of the floats and ’’Homecoming in the Autumn” for the theme of the dance. The most money earned by the juniors during the year was $900, receiving it by selling magazines. The Fall Festival brought in $60, by raffling off two turkeys. JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS AND ADVISORS: Lois Hazen. president; Mrs. Rinette Tyckoski, advisor; Dianne Sahzgaber, treasurer; Brenda Raginia. secretary: Mr. Robert Currie, advisor: Bryan Lindquist, vice-president. Allie Amsler Diane Amsler Dan Baylis Robert Berry Cynthia Brown Linda Brown Jewell Cooley Rusty Cummins Sandy Cummins Teresa End icon Lori Frakes Patty Green Virgil Halbert Lois Hazen Michele Johnson 26Terry King Danny Lewis Bryan Lindquist Patty Lindsey Penny Lindsey Sally Maurer Holly McMillen Linda Millard Sheila Moore Ruth Nagel Sherry Newhouse Dale Olds Cindy Osborn Brenda Raginia Dawn Randall Mark Richar Virginia Rosenberry Dianne Saltzgaber Laurie Shank David Shedd The junior class float called "Eat ’em all up" was based on the theme "Commercials." They used Kellogg’s Corn Flakes as their product. On the float was an Indian eating up the opponents in the cereal bowl. 27(Above) Junior Homecoming attendants Ruth Nagel and Jeff Thornton being presented at the dance. (Bottom Right) Indian football team thinks about the game, while the fans (above) cheer them on at a THS pep assembly. NOT PICTURED Max Caldwell David Miller Debbie O’Dell Walter Waffle Jackie Upston Sally Smith Laura Stall Marc Stemaly Kelly Struwin Jeff ThomtonSOPHOMORES Every part of nature teaches that the passing away of one life is the making room for another. 1'he oak dies down to the ground, leaving within its rind a rich virgin mould, which will impart a vigorous life to an infant forest. David ThoreauSophomores Money Raised for Dances The Sadie Hawkins Dance proved to be the biggest success of the year for the sophomores, featuring "Eastwood Park,” a band from Detroit. To raise money for the dance the sophomores sponsored a pizza party after a girls’ basketball game, a slave day, and the fish walk at the Fall Festival. In April, the sophomores put on a "Spring Rock" in place of the traditional "Spring Swing." "Lady Grace," a five piece band from Kalamazoo provided the music for the evening. Lynett Carmickie Debra Cole Patrick Davis Doug Doolittle James Duckham Mark Eberts Carol Flynn Penny Frakes Vicki Hampton Susan Jones Robert Keifer Hubert Kelly Denise Kempton Kollene Kerschner Julie Klingaman Tim Lamb Rodney Macomber 30The theme for the sophomore float was "Who needs a Tidey Bowl man, when the Indians can flush them down.” CLASS OFFICERS AND ADVISORS: Mr. James Messacar, advisor; Donetta Yates, treasurer: Debbie Van Hoose, president; Penny Frakes, secretary; Mr. Tony Bowling, advisor. Not Pictured: Tra-cee Vincent, vice president. Steve Morley Martin Nagel Michael Nagel Michele Newhouse Leila Oakes Robert Percival Robert Persails Deborah Prue Julie Randall Kim Ray Jeff Seekman Dan Shaffer Hank Siefke Robert Simmet Sue Slone 31Robin Smith Don Spires Dan Sweet Debra VanHoose Tracee Vincent Robin Waderlow Dawn Watkins Robert Welsh Bryan White Donetta Yates NOT PICTURED (Above) Steve Morley shows his acting talent? (Above Right) Bob Carlson manages to force a smile for the yearbook photographer. (Right) Michele Newhouse and Penny Frakes enjoy the sophomore Christmas party. 32FRESHMEN I am the Poem of the Earth, said the voice of the rain. Eternal I rise impalpable out of the bottomless sea. Walt WhitmanFreshmen Float Rates First Place The freshman class of 1980 had a good year this year. Their Homecoming float, "Raid,” took first place. During the Fall Festival their booth was the football throw. Later in the year they sponsored a dance and a raffle to make money. Freshmen are shown hard at work during fourth hour English class. Cathy Baker Chris Barker Kim Bennett Vonnie Boston Jim Burgan Debbie Caldwell Tim Caputo Ann Casebeer Pam Cole Randy Cole Daryl Cummins Jeannette Davis John Davis Melanie Doolittle Kathy Eberts Tony Endicott Marlene Friend Larry Griffith Dale Hartley Todd Henion 34Shown ai ihe left is the freshman class float, "Raid,” which won first place during Homecoming float competition. Carrie Holbrook Debra Holibaugh Florinda Jenkins Tim Jenkins Ronald Johnson Nancy Jones James Kelly Doug Kempton Mark Klingaman Jan Krumvede Carol Ludlow Mark Macomber Rita Marshall Doug Minniear Peggy Monroe Doug Myers Rose Nagel John O’Dell Debra Olds Carol Patrick 35Kathy Patrick Debra Reincke Doug Saltzgaber Floyd Siegel Patrick Simmet Vickie Sisco Patty Smith Carla Strang Debra Stuart Ross Upston Marie Waffle Daniel Warner Kevin Webber Rodney Weller Bruce White NOT PICTURED Steve Ball Mike Copeland David Groth Tom Jolly Arron Kevwitch Richard Phelps James Weier CLASS OFFICERS AND ADVISORS: (Left) Debra Stuart, treasurer: Ann Casebeer, secretary: Mr. Paul Sweet, advisor: Tim Jenkins, vice-president: Ross Upston, president. (On the Ladder) Mrs. Sally Hammond, advisor. 36ADMINISTRATION Tenderly now let all men turn to the earth Nancy NewhallAdministration Mr. Roger Carlson is the superintendent at Tekonsha Community Schools. He carries out the state laws and the policies of the School Board. The School Board, elected by the people in the community of Tekonsha, decides on the budget for the school year, how to distribute money, and also make the policies for the school system. MR. ROGER CARLSON - Superintendent BOARD OF EDUCATION: (Front) Noelle Johnson, trustee: Donald Brewer, treasurer: Edwin Shumway, trustee: LeRoy Taylor, president. (Back) Harold Wiescholek, trustee; Donald Olds, vice president; Glenn Goheen, secretary. 38DR. JOSEPH SERRA - Principal MRS. DIANE VOSHELL - Guidance Counselor Serving the Commun- ity Principal, Dr. Joseph Serra, has been at Tekonsha High School for four years now. During that time, he has overseen all the high school activities. His objective is to see that all students have the opportunity to gain the education they are entitled to in preparation for their future lives. Mrs. Diane Voshell, counselor at Tekonsha High School, has helped the students to help themselves through academic and personal counseling. She is also the Student Council advisor. 39Administration Mr. Arthur King is the business manager for the Tekonsha Community Schools. He directs the flow of money to pay for the financial accounts. Mrs. Mary Leatherbury is the secretary to the superintendent at Tekonsha High School. She also has the responsibility of keeping attendance records, doing the internal accounts, and keeping all keys in her possession. In addition to her regular duties, she helps teachers and administration with various jobs that they need done. MR. ARTHUR KING - Business Manager 40 MRS. MARY LEATHERBURY - SecreiaryFACULTY . . . that gray color . . .-which nature loves; color of unpainted wood, weather-stain; time-stain; not glaring nor gaudy; the color of all roofs, the color of all things that endure . . . David ThoreauTHS Teachers Chalk Up Another Year of Hard Work and Long Hours "Can this be what I think it is?" are the thoughts of teachers, Mrs. Rinette Tyckoski and Mr. Robert Currie, above, as they open their Christmas gifts from the Class of 1978. MR. ROBERT CURRIE English 10, Practical English, Speech, Composition and Literature 42 MR. TONY BOWLING General Science, Biology, Advanced Biology, ChemistryMR. WAYNE MASON Shop, Mechanical Drawing (Top Right) Mr. Tony Bowling is leading the way to the river with his advanced biology class in his waders. (Above) Mrs. Rinette Tyckoski helping Carol Patrick with school work in Home Economics class. 43MISS COLEEN WENDEL Math 7, General and Business Math. Physical Education MR. JAMES MESSACAR Social Studies Mini Courses. U.S. and World History, Economics Mrs. Sally Hammond, the yearbook advisor, listens as the yearbook officers, Carlene Kevwitch, David Kempion, and Virginia Rosenberry, discuss ideas for the yearbook. 44Faculty MR. KEVIN McMULLIN Senior. Junior, and Elementary Band. Music Appreciation, Choir, Indian Singers MRS. SALLY HAMMOND General Business, Accounting. Typing I, Advanced Typing and Office Machines, Journalism 45 MR. PAUL SWEET English 8. 9Faculty MR. DUANE RICHARDSON Social Studies 7,8, State and Local Civics, Government Teachers, Mr. Roger Maples and Mr. Robert Tyckoski enjoy some free time in between classes. MR. ROGER MAPLES Science 7.8, Introduction to Agriculture, Inside Michigan MR. ROBERT TYCKOSKI Math 7,8, Algebra I, Geometry, Trigonometry 47Faculty Aides MRS. KAREN FRIEND Librarian and Study Hall Supervisor The faculty aides at Tekonsha High School are Mrs. Karen Friend, Miss Catherine Delahanty, Miss Denise Heinze and Miss Dorothy Byers. The library provides us with books and magazines to read for pleasure or for research papers. Mrs. Friend helps the students to find what they are looking for. Miss Delahanty provides students with knowledge of creative artistry. Miss Heinze and Miss Byers provide students who are interested in German to be able to understand the language. MISS DENISE HEINZE German I, II (First Semester) MISS DOROTHY BYERS German I. II (Second Semester) MISS CATHERINE DELAHANTY Art 48MR. BOB WHEELER Custodian Services Busy Staff MR. EARL SAMSON Custodian MR. REID WAFFLE Custodian Mrs. Gladys Pileri is in charge of the food service and has four cooks under her direction, also elementary and high school aides. Mrs. Karen Duckett collects the money in the hot lunch line. Mr. Lewis Jenkins rules over the bus drivers and buses. The bus drivers have the responsibility of taking the rural children to school and home again in all kinds of weather even tornado watches. The custodians have done their usual fine job of keeping the equipment in working order and maintaining the school inside and outside. 49COOKS: Mrs. Dolly Ludlow, Mrs. Mary Eberts, Mrs. Sue Smith, Mrs. Gladys Pileri, Mrs. Tony Saltzgaber. MRS. KAREN DUCKETT Hot Lunch Cashier BUS DRIVERS: Mrs. Sharon Poole. Mr. Earl Samson, Mrs. Shirley Goodrich, Mrs. Marjorie Patten, Mr. Reid Waffle, Mrs. Carol Hughes. (Not Pictured) Mrs. Mary Eberts, Mr. Lewis Jenkins, Mrs. Eleanor Olds, Mr. Kenneth Patten. 50CLASSES You must not know too much, or be too precise or scientific about birds and trees and flowers and watercraft; . . . Walt WhitmanMath and Science New Learning Experiences This year's Science and Math Departments were filled with many learning experiences. The head of the Math Department, Mr. Robert Tyckoski, teaches algebra I, geometry, trigonometry, along with several junior high classes. Other math teachers include Miss Coleen Wendel and Mr. Larry Stout. A new class, advanced biology, taught by Mr. Tony Bowling, found a new learning experience with frequent trips to the river. Mr. Bowling also teaches biology I, chemistry and general science. All junior high classes are taught by Mr. Roger Maples. (Top) Mr. Robert Tychoski explains a problem on the board. (Bottom) Lois Hazen helps a discouraged Connie Baird figure out a problem. 52(Left) Jeff Seekman and Doug Saltzgaber study biology questions. (Middle Left) The fourth hour biology class. (Middle Left) Advanced biology class studies the river. (Bottom Left) Mr. Bowling takes time out to correct papers. (Bottom Right) Advanced biology class returns back from the river. 53I Physical Education Fitness at THS Physical fitness is very important at THS. A place to let off steam, to yell and scream. It's a place to develop sportsmanship and leadership. To learn new rules and different sports. Mr. Larry Stout teaches boys’ junior high and senior high physical education. He also teaches mini courses, which include tennis, badminton, ping pong, shuffle board, golf, volleyball, and also a new course this year, floor tennis. This year Mr. Stout had help with teaching the courses. A student teacher from Olivet College, Mr. John Sibley, assisted Mr. Stout. Miss Coleen Wendel teaches the girls' physical education, both junior high and senior high girls. (Top) Julie Randall and Kathy Ebens show off their basketball skills. (Middle) The junior high boys enjoy a volleyball game, with student teacher Mr. John Sibley as referee. (Bottom) A junior high student is pinned, in the game of wrestling. (Above) Mr. Larry Stout at the tennis mini course.(Top Left) Robin Watkins helps the junior high girls in volleyball. (Top Right) Ted Groholske poses during a softball inning change. (Middle Left) Mike Baker waits for the pitch. (Middle Right) Peggy Monroe waits for some action in the field. (Left) Jackie Upston connects for a hit. 55(Top) Marlene Friend whips out a new creation. (Middle) Girls in home ec class having fun working on a paper mache. (Bottom) Girls show off what they have created? 56Home Economics Industrial Arts Mass Production Comes to THS Mr. Wayne Mason, a new addition to the faculty, heads the Industrial Arts Department. He teaches mechanical drawing and junior and senior shop. This year, his classes began on a mass production project by making candle lamps. Made from solid wood, and stained, they were sold for $2.75 each, or $5 a pair. Mrs. Rinette Tyckoski heads the Home Economics Department. She teaches students how to prepare food, sew clothes, and know the basics of child care. The second year home ec class went to Yin's Chinese Restaurant in Battle Creek as part of their foreign foods unit. As a souvenir, they each received a pair of Chinese chopsticks. (Top) Mechanical drawing class works on an assignment. (Middle and Bottom) Onlookers watch as David Sweet works patiently to complete a candle lamp. 57Vocational and Cooperative Education Students of Today Workers for Tomorrow VO-ED: (Back) Kelly Struwin, Holly McMillen, David Miller, Russ Osborn, Marc Stemaiy, Allie Amsler, David Shedd. (Middle) Terry King, Warren Orth, Cindy Brown, Jewell Cooley, Susan Burchfield, Sandy Cummins, Sharon Salyer, Darla Casebeer, Sherry Newhouse, Cindy Osborn, Dennis Miller, Sid Waffle, Bob Berry, Gary Wieschblek. (From) Rusty Cummins, Mark Richar, Sharon Mack, Brenda Raginia, Laurie Stall, Debbie Bartow, Jeff Thornton, Dale Olds. CO-OP: (Back) Jeff Klingaman. Gary Grinnell, Tom White, Lon- Ben Stiner, Randy Powell, Butch Barrington, Max Caldwell, Tom nie Cole, Rick Green. (Middle) Ray Thenen, Patty Green, Chris Ciotta. Groholske, Robin Watkins, Henry Griffith, Floyd Hinspeter. (Front)STUDENT CO-OP EMPLOYER Tom Ciotta Jenkins Standard Service Lonnie Cole Cole Farm Patty Green McDonald's Restaurant Rick Green Glove Coaters Inc. Henry Griffith Dave's Texaco Gary Grinnell Carmen's Motors Chris Groholske McDonald's Restaurant Floyd Hinspeter Dick Johnson Chevrolet Alice Kelly Dairy King Randy Powell Tekon Truck Stop Ben Stiner Precision Engraving Ray Thenen Hackett Construction Co. Larry Welsh Tekonsha Lumber Co. Robin Watkins Vincent’s Paint Shop VO-ED STUDENT PROGRAM Sid Waffle Ag. Mechanics Dennis Miller Ag. Mechanics David Shedd Ag. Mechanics Pat Carmickle Ag. Mechanics Bob Berry Auto Body Russ Cummins Auto Mechanics Sherry Newhouse Child Care Laurie Stall Cosmetology Sharon Mack Comm. Media Allie Amsler Comm. Media David Miller Drafting Jeff Thornton Electricity Russ Osborn Electricity Holly McMillen Electricity Sharon Salyer Electricity Sandy Cummins Food Service Kelly Struwin Food Service Cindy Osborn Food Service Dale Olds Industrial Machines Terry King Industrial Machines Susan Burchfield Horticulture Darla Casebeer Medical Office Prac. Cindy Brown Office Practice Brenda Raginia Office Practice Debbie Bartow Secretarial Mark Richar Plumbing Marc Stemaly Plumbing Roger James Plumbing Virgil Hulbert Plumbing Jewell Cooley Retail and Mktg. Gary Wiescholek Welding v — Mr. Greg Zyber, Co-op director, sits at his desk while discussing a job with Mary Groat. To help and prepare students for a career in a specialized field after graduation, Tekonsha High School has been involved in both Vocational Education and Co-operative programs for junior and senior students. The Vo-ed students leave directly from Tekonsha High School to go to the Vocational Center in Battle Creek. While attending the vocational classes, students learn the different skills offered by each class that will help them find a job after graduation. Mr. Greg Zyber, coordinator of the Co-op program at THS, assists students in finding jobs in an area they would like to pursue after graduation. 59Social Studies ■r Classes Consist of New Ideas The English Department of THS is composed of a variety of classes. Some of these classes consist of new ideas and some entirely new classes. Mr. Paul Sweet teaches eighth and ninth grade English. In his classes, his students worked on basic grammar, stories, and speeches as well as many other things. Mr. Robert Currie took on new classes this year as he taught practical English as well as composition and literature. He also taught speech and English 10. Mrs. Carlene Zollner taught a new class also, the new drama class. She also taught seventh grade reading. In the History Department, Mr. James Messacar taught for his first year in social studies at THS. This year found him teaching economics, U.S. history, and world history. He also taught the history mini courses seventh hour. Mr. Roger Maples taught inside Michigan for the junior high. Mr. Duane Richardson taught State and local government and social studies to the seventh and eighth graders along with government to the seniors. 60Opposite page: (Top) Mrs. Carlene Zollner helps a student with his work while keeping an eye on the camera. (Center) Everyone has an answer? (Bottom) Tim Carlson and Joe Lindquist use the library for Mr. Currie’s research paper assignment. This page: (Top) Mr. Robert Currie helps Hubert Kelly with his work. (Center Left) Peggy Monroe works on her assignment for Mr. Paul Sweet. (Center Right) A ’’Friend" at work. (Bottom) The fourth hour history class is in various forms of study. 61Business and Journalism Yearbook Staff Attends Workshop The Business Department offers many classes to prepare students for the business world. They are under the direction of Mrs. Sally Hammond. Diane Shank was the senior chosen as the outstanding business student this year. The journalism class, also under the direction of Mrs. Hammond, not only produces the yearbook, but also a weekly third page of THE TEKONSHA IDEA. The class took two field trips during the year. One was to the ENQUIRER AND NEWS in Battle Creek, and the other was to a yearbook workshop at Western Michigan University. (Top) Mrs. Sally Hammond helps Diane Amsler with her accounting. (Middle) The typing I class is busy at work. (Above) Is this Rose Nagel and Jan Krumvede clowning around in the typing room? (Right) Carlene Kevwitch shows her skills in typing as yearbook editor. 62JOURNALISM CLASS OFFICERS: Looking at some pictures is (left) David Kempton, IDEA editor and student yearbook photographer: Carlene Kevwitch, yearbook editor: Mrs. Sally Hammond, advisor: Michele Johnson, IDEA editor, first semester: Virginia Rosenberry, yearbook business manager, and second semester IDEA editor. Looking over a yearbook layout is (left) Dawn Randall, Diane Amsler, Ruth Nagel, Lori Frakes, and Linda Brown, staff members. Cropping a picture for a yearbook layout is (left) Dianne Saltzgaber, Denise Ray, Teresa Richar, and Laurie Shank, staff members. (Not Pictured) Jackie Upston. 63Fine Arts Classes Grow The Fine Arts Department includes the junior and senior high bands, an all school choir, the Indian Singers, the art classes, and the German classes. Mr. McMullin directs both bands, the choir, the Indian Singers, and teaches a music appreciation class. The art classes are taught by Mrs. Catherine Delahanty. Miss Dorothy Byers, a student from Albion College, teaches the German classes. (Top) Senior high band warms up. (Above Left) Trombone section of the band. (Above Right) Hubert Kelly and Dawn Watkins during a concert for the school. (Right) Senior Teresa Reimer and junior Brenda Raginia play the flute, along with Robin Groholske, on the oboe, during the Spring Concert. 64(Left) Choir sings during Spring Concert. (Below Left) Art class learns the facts of drawing from Mrs. Catherine Delahanty. (Below Right) Jane Olds, Cheryl Doolittle, Scott Randall, and Tom Upston, members of the junior high band, play for the elementary school. (Bottom Left) Indian singers perform for the elementary school. (Bottom Right) Virginia Rosenberry and German teacher Miss Dorothy Byers.Library Library Continues to Grow The library continues to grow as the years go by, due to the career center that keeps the library updated on reference material of all kinds. Again this year there was a large selection of new paperback books, some to replace the older ones already in stock. Mrs. Karen Friend is the librarian, and her student aides were Diane Amsler, Annette Brewer, Carrie Holbrook, Debbie Prue, and Sally Smith. Mrs. Karen Friend, caught while busy typing. Mrs. Friend is also librarian at THS. Diane Shank, shown above, looking for a Here’s an interested student who studies hard in every subject, Connie Baird! magazine. IHDORGANIZATIONS You shall enter the living shelter of the forest. You shall walk where only the wind has walked before. Nancy NewhallVarsity Club Club Has Slow Year For the 1976-77 THS school year, the Varsity Club continued to sell the Tekonsha mittens, scarfs, and hats. Other than selling, the Varsity club had a slow year with only a few meetings. 1976-77 THS VARSITY CLUB OFFICERS: Secretary-Treasurer - Robin Groholske, co-presidents - Joe Lindquist and Diane Shank, advisor - Mr. Tony Bowling. VARSITY CLUB MEMBERS: Jerry Mains, Jeff Krumvede, Hubert Kelly, Tom White, Dawn Bemis, Randy Powell. Connie Baird, Raymond Thenen, Mark Gipson, Steve Rann, Brenda Kelly, Marc Stemaly, Robin Watkins, Sharon Mack, Sally Carlson, Tim Carl- son, Diane Shank, Teresa Reimer, Joe Lindquist, Robin Groholske. Katie Tetreault, Tom Ciotta, Dianne Saltzgaber, Rick Green. Carlene Kevwitch. 68Student Council Student Council T-Shirts Council Triples Money STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS: Sharon Mack - president, Brenda Kelly - secretary, David Kempton - sergeant of arms, Laurie Shank - chairman of committees, Connie Baird- treasurer, Diane Shank - vice-president. (Not Shown) Katie Tetreault - parliamentarian. The 1976-1977 Student Council started off the year with a bang. They sponsored many money-making projects such as the annual Homecoming pizza party and the selling of Tekonsha T-shirts. These projects tripled their money from last year. They started the first annual holiday raffle this year with products donated by local sponsors. With the money earned this year, the Student Council bought a fence for the spectators and is also going to buy a portable spotlight. Also this year, as many other years, the Student Council presented the annual Cabaret. STUDENT COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES: Laurie Shank, Diane Shank, Connie Baird, Dawn Bemis, Darla Casebeer, David Kempton, Jeff Thornton, Joe Lindquist, Katie Tetreault, Bill Wiescholek, Lynett Carmickle. ADVISORS: Mrs. Diane Voshell and Mr. Wayne Mason. (Seated) Sharon Mack, Robin Groholske, Kurt Sherwood, Annette Brewer, Katherine Eberts, Brenda Kelly.Music Bigger and Better The band did an excellent job again this year playing at their annual events which include the Christmas Concert, Spring Concert, football and basketball games. Homecoming parade and Band Festival, in which they received a II rating. Each year the band and choir gain in number, making them bigger and better. This year a totally new group was formed called the Indian Singers. Tryouts were held for anyone who wanted to participate and Director Kevin McMullin selected the best. (Top Right) Mr. Kevin McMullin, Director. INDIAN SINGERS: Sharon Salyer. Sue Jones, Mary Groat, Robin Watkins, Debbie Prue, Dawn Watkins, Alice Kelly. THS MARCHING BAND AND MAJORETTES: Michelle Newhouse, Tracee Vincent, Marlene Friend. (Not Pictured) Darla Casebcer. 70THS CONCERT BAND: (Front) M. Doolittle. R. Keifer, A. Brewer, R. Groholske, T. Reimer, B. Raginia. D. Yates, L. Carmickle, N. Jones. (Second) B. Carlson, D. Saltzgaber, D. Shank. M. Johnson, B. Kelly, A. Amsler, T. Vincent, R. Welsh, J. Kelly, V. Sisco. (Third) D. Myers, L. Stall. D. Kempton, A. Kelly. C. Baird, L. Shank. D. Kempton, B. Weischolek, D. Doolittle. (Fourth) H. Kelly. W. Waffle. D. Saltzgaber, D. Watkins. Director Kevin McMullin. (Not Pictured) D. Miller, S. Mack, D. Van Hoose, L. Hazen, R. Smith, K. Cole. SENIOR BAND MEMBERS: Diane Shank. Robin Groholske, Sharon Mack, Teresa Reimer. Brenda Kelly, Dennis Miller. Connie Baird, Alice Kelly. David Kempton. CHOIR: (Front) Director Kevin McMullin, S. Davis. C. Baker. J. Burgan. J. Kelly, L. Goodrich, R. Welmer. D. Kempton, L. Oakes, A. Casebeer at the piano. (Second) N. Jones, R. Nagel. D. Bemis. R. Cole, D. Kempton, S. Slone. J. Smith, K. Myers. (Third) R. Smith. D. Vond. D. Copas, T. Katz, M. Oakes. T. Endicott. D. Stuart. D. Holi-baugh. (Fourth) K. Ray. R. Easterday, V. Boston. M. Wolcott, D. Bradley. R. Johnson. L. Hazen. C. Ludlow. B. Halbert. 71Drama Club Club Members Keep Busy Mrs. Carlene Zollner is the advisor for the Drama Club. Although they didn't put on any plays this year, they were busy throughout the year. In the Homecoming parade they were represented by Dale Hartley and on Student Council by Dawn Bemis. In attempts to raise money, they sponsored a booth at the Fall Festival. Later in the year, they sold plants. The money from these projects will be used so that the Drama Club may attend plays during the summer. Next year the Drama Club hopes to perform one-act plays. DRAMA CLUB MEMBERS: (Back) Robert Keifer, Sharon Sellers, Advisor Mrs. Carlene Zollner. Lee Ann Waffle. Susan Jones, Dawn Bemis. (Front) Linda Eishen. Jeannie Lindquist, Kim Myers. Angela Burgan, Dale Hartley. April Frakes. and Kim Bennett. 72ATHLETICS In this fresh evening each blade and leaf looks as if it had been dipped in an icy liquid greenness. David ThoreauBest Season Since ’63 Football VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM: (Back) Coach Robert TyckoskI, Tim Carlson. Tom White, Joe Lindquist, Bryan Lindquist, Mark Gipson, Terry King, Assistant Coach Reid Waffle. (Center) Jeff Thornton, Jerry Eishen, Kurt Sherwood, Bob Carlson, Doug Doolittle, Henry Griffith, Allie Amsler, Mark Eberts, Jerry Mains. (Front) Dale Olds, Rusty Cummins. Jeff Krumvede, Ben Stiner, Larry Welsh. Floyd Hinspeter, Tom Ciotta, Rick Green. The THS varsity football team completed their best season since 1963 with a three win, six loss record. They scored every game and played extremely well on both offense and defense. Coached by Mr. Robert Tyckoski and assisted by Mr. Reid Waffle, Mr. Kurt Shaffer, and Mr. Tony Bowling, the players brought experience to the game this year where inexperience hurt THS last year. Twelve seniors were lost this year, but THS will be gaining last year's freshmen along with the rest of the football heroes. All in all, the coming season looks very promising. THS SENIOR PLAYERS ARE: (Standing) Rick Green. Joe Lindquist, Tom Ciotta, Jerry Mains, Tom White, Henry Griffith, Mark Gipson. (Silting) Floyd Hinspeter, Tim Carlson, Larry Welsh. Ben Stiner, Jeff Krumvede. 74(Left) Pittsford guys pull down quarterback Terry King a few yards short of a touchdown. (Center) Dale Hartley fixes a broken shoulder strap for a THS player. (Bottom Left) The cheerleaders cheer THS guys on as they run for the Tekonsha goal line. (Below) THE THS FOOTBALL COACHES: Head Coach Robert Tyckoski, Assistant Coach Reid Waffle, Assistant Coach Kurt Shaffer, JV Head Coach Tony Bowling. VARSITY FOOT BALL SCORES THS OPP. 12 Jonesvillc 40 23 Vanderbilt 0 3 Litchfield 24 14 North Adams 42 16 Camden oo 3 Pittsford 24 6 Waldron 0 26 Lawton 36 14 Mendon 12 75Football (Top) Coach Kurt Shaffer records statistics of the game. (Top Right) Anticipation . . . is making us wait. (Above) Coach Robert Tyckoski tells quarterback Terry King what plays to execute for a THS touchdown. (Above Right) THS guys in a huddle studying plays for the night’s game surrounded by the hallowed halls of THS. (Right) Coach Tyckoski signals the defensive team. 76(Left) The coaches hustle the guys off the field for a short conference. (Center) Coach TyckoskI thinks Rick Green needs a little push. (Below) Looks like our team is a little heavy or . . . they don't make benches like they used to. JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM: (Back) Coach Tony Bowling, Mike Copeland. Vonnie Boston. Mark Klingaman, Tim Jenkins, Ross Upston, Dan Sweet, Myron Wolcott, Bill Wiescholek, Hank Siefke, Bob Brown, Coach Cun Shaffer. (Middle) Huben Kelly, Daryl Cummins, Tim Caputo, Steve Ball, Bryan White, Dan Shaffer, Jeff Seekman, Gary White, Aaron Kevwitch, Jim Weier, Mgr. Dale Hanley, Mgr. Kevin Wolcott. (Front) Doug Myers, Floyd Siegel. John O'Dell. Jim Burgan, Jim Kelly, Dan Warner, Todd Henion, Bruce White, Steve Morley, Mgr. Harold O’Dell. 77Cheerleading Spectacular Year for Girls This year turned out to be a spectacular year for the cheerleaders. Mrs. Betty Shank was their advisor and helped run things smoothly. The cheerleaders sponsored a dance and also held cake raffles in order to raise needed money. During the district games they decorated the halls and made locker signs. When the team went to regionals they held a community pep rally and raised the spirit of both the students and community. VARSITY FOOTBALL CHEERLEADERS: (Standing) Diane Saltzgaber, Diane Shank, Katie Tetreault, and Robin Groholske. (Sitting) Brenda Kelly and Laurie Shank. Katie Tetreault is shown in action during a pep rally. J.V. CHEERLEADERS: Lori Frakes. Michele Newhouse. Tracee Vincent. Michele Johnson, and Ann Casebeer. 78VARSITY BASKETBALL CHEERLEADERS: Katie Tetreault, Diane Shank, Robin Groholske, Diane Saltzgaber, Laurie Shank and (top) Brenda Kelly. Ann Casebeer and Lori Frakes share an exciting moment during a football game. Senior Cheerleaders this year are Robin Groholske, Diane Shank, Katie Mrs. Betty Shank, the cheerleading advisor. Tetreault, and Brenda Kelly. 79Varsity Basketball Team Takes District Championship This year the Tekonsha varsity basketball team took the name of "Giant Killers" by defeating the fourth ranked in the state, Concord Yellow Jackets, in the finals of the district games, at Concord. Before meeting the Yellow Jackets, the Indians triumphed over both the North Adams Rams and the Reading Rangers. This is the first time in 15 years that Tekonsha has beaten North Adams in varsity basketball, and also this was the first time since 1968 that the Tekonsha Indians won a district title. The Indians didn't stop by winning just districts, they went into the regional game at Sturgis beating the Burr Oak Bobcats. They then played for the regional title, but lost out to the Covert Bulldogs. This is the farthest Tekonsha has gone in the regionals in 50 years. The Indians' returning coach after a three year rest, was Larry Stout, who took the Indians to a winning 13-11 season. This is the best record that the Indians have had in a long time. High point man of the season was Joe Lindquist with 341 points, with his brother Bryan not far behind with 325. Joe was also high rebounder with a total of 237, Terry King was next with 182 rebounds. Tim Carlson had the most assists and steals with 75 and 57 respectively. VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM: Jerry Mains. Randy Powell. Terry King. Mark Gipson, Tom White. Bryan Lindquist, Joe Lindquist, Danny Sweet, Bob Carlson, Tim Carlson, and Steve Rann. (Kneeling) Coach Larry Stout, Manager Jim Weier, Assistant Coach Tony Bowling. (Not Pictured) Manager Jim Burgan. 80Photo courtesy Enquirer and News. (Top Left) Randy Powell lays the ball up for two at the district game against Concord. (Top Right) Terry King and Bryan Lindquist try for the rebound but teammate Tim Carlson comes up with it at the district game. (Above) Bryan Lindquist and Terry King fight for the ball against Bun Oak at the regional game, played at Sturgis. (Bottom Left) Bryan Lindquist trys for two with a jump shot, against Coven at the regional game played at Sturgis. 81(Top) Bryan Lindquist out jumps a Comet player for the rebound. (Top Right) Coach Stout and team members. King. Mains, and Rann, watch anxiously. (Above) Joe Lindquist shoots for two. VARSITY SCORES THS OPP. 59 Colon 50 57 Litchfield 47 50 Jonesville 34 31 Camden 34 48 Lansing Christian 67 42 North Adams 54 5G Lansing Christian 61 32 Waldron 55 48 Pittsford 68 57 Centreville 64 5G Springport 65 66 Litchfield 64 58 Colon 36 53 Jonesville 42 54 North Adams 56 6G Waldron 53 61 Pittsford 50 57 Camden 71 85 Howe Military 73 DISTRICTS 56 Reading 42 42 North Adams 36 57 Concord REGIONALS 51 65 Burr Oak 51 59 Covert 74(Top Left) Randy Powell shows off his dribbling ability. (Above Right) Joe Lindquist drives hard, with teammate Terry King right behind him. (Middle) Tim Carlson fights hard for the ball. (Above) Tim Carlson goes up for two. (Left) SENIOR PLAYERS: Steve Rann. Jerry Mains. Randy Powell, cocaptains Tim Carlson and Joe Lindquist, Tom White, Mark Gipson, and Coach Stout. 83JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL PLAYERS: (Back) Doug Minniear, Ross Upston, Mark Klingaman, Bob Carlson, Tim Jenkins, Coach Tony Bowling, Manager David Sweet. (Front) Jim Kelly, Bruce White, Danny Warner, Kevin Webber, Doug Saltzgaber, Robert Kiefer. (Not Pictured) Arron Kevwitch. (Bottom) Bob Carlson (31) takes an easy shot under the basket, while Ross Upston (33) waits for the rebound in case of a missed shot. J.V. Basketball Team Shows Signs of Improvement The junior varsity basketball team finished the 1976-77 season with a 7-12 record under the second year coaching of Tony Bowling. The J. V.s improved their record from many previous seasons showing many signs of improvement. The team consisted of two sophomores and ten freshmen. 84(Upper Left) Coach Tony Bowling discusses some last minute plans during a time out. (Upper Right) Tim Jenkins (43) takes the ball successfully down the court. (Middle Left) Doug Saltzgaber struggles for the basketball. (Above) Ross Upston (33) takes a flying shot at the basket, while teammates Tim Jenkins (43) and Bob Carlson (31) get in position for a rebound. THS 42 JUNIOR VARSITY SCORES Colon OPP. 50 23 Litchfield 29 52 Jonesville 45 50 Camden-Frontier 44 63 Lansing Christian 55 53 North Adams 49 33 Lansing Christian 29 23 Waldron 36 57 Centerville 62 12 Pittsford 59 47 Springport 72 50 Litchfield 51 55 Colon 59 56 Jonesville 62 41 North Adams 61 51 Waldron 39 30 Pittsford 32 41 Camden-Frontier 47 31 Howe 28 85(Right) Dianne Saltzgaber (15) goes up for a lay-up. (Below) Sally Carlson (33) shoots the ball up for an easy two points against the Camden Frontier Redskins. GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM: (Back) Manager LeAnn Selby, Coach Coleen Wendel, Dawn Randall, Sally Carlson, Teresa Reimer, Jackie Upston, Sherry Newhouse, Manager Cheryl Doolittle, Manager Lynette Selby. (Front) Brenda Kelly, Alice Kelly, Diane Shank, Laurie Shank and Dianne Saltzgaber. 86 Varsity Basketball Girls Have Best Season Ever The girls' varsity basketball team had the best season ever with an 11 win and 5 loss record. "It was the best season for the girls as far as winning and the development of basketball skills," commented Coach Coleen Wendel. Sally Carlson made 288 points which helped her be selected a member of the all league team. Dianne Saltzgaber received honorable mention. (Top) Diane Shank (20) shoots the ball. (Right) Teresa Reimer (40) Is trying to steal the ball from an opponent. (Above) The team gets ready to go back Into the game after a time out. 87Varsity Basketball (Below) Coach Coleen Wendel. (Bottom) Jackie Upston rebounds the ball while Sally Carlson and Dianne Saltzgaber wait to assist. (Right) Dawn Randall, Jackie Upston and Sally Carlson rebound the ball. VARSITY SCORES THS 10 Reading OPP. 26 37 Springport 23 31 Litchfield 39 31 Camden 33 33 Pittsford 32 34 North Adams 42 11 Jonesville 29 53 Waldron 34 ■13 Litchfield 36 31 Bronson 14 39 Springport 33 11 Camden 40 10 Pittsford 28 24 North Adams 68 37 Waldron 31 33 Bronson 35 30 DISTRICTS North Adams 46 88(Above Left) Senior players are Brenda Kelly, Diane Shank, Sally Carlson, Teresa Reimer, and Alice Kelly. (Above) Jackie Upston goes after the ball while Sally Carlson waits to assist her. (Left) Diane Shank, Dawn Randall, Jackie Upston and Sally Carlson try to steal the ball. 89(Right) Ann Casebeer (40) goes up for two points. (Far Right) Robin Waderlow (44) makes a defensive rebound. JUNIOR VARSITY SCORES THS OPP. 16 Reading 12 30 Springport 15 oo ww Litchfield 12 10 Camden 13 20 Pittsford 21 25 N. Adams 27 oo 4 6 Jonesville 21 27 Waldron 26 12 Litchfield 24 21 Bronson 30 oo 4 6 Springport 13 19 Camden 18 23 Pittsford 21 27 N. Adams 32 25 Waldron 17 24 Bronson 33 GIRLS' JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM: (Standing) Manager Terry Kempton. Marie Waffle. Peggy Monroe, Ann Casebeer, Julie Randall, Kathleen Eberts, Carole Ludlow, Debbie Stuart, Michelle Newhouse, Debbie VanHoose, Diane Amsler, Marlene Friend, Annette Brewer. (Kneeling) Penny Frakes. Coach Rinette Tyckoski, Kim Bennett. (Not Pictured) Robin Waderlow. 90J.V. Basketball (Top) Julie Randall (42) shoots the ball while Diane Amsler (50) tries to help. (Center) Robin Waderlow (44) tugs on the ball with an opponent from Camden. (Above) The team gets fired up during a time out. (Right) Diane Amsler rebounds and shoots the ball back up for an easy two points. Girls Improve Skills The girls' junior varsity basketball team had a good turn out with 16 girls. Help came from the freshman players who had experience from junior high intramural practices. They improved both in their skills and winning record from the year before. Their record for the season was 9 wins and 7 losses. Coach Rinette Tyckoski commented, "The girls got along as a team both on and off the court. All in all, the girls had a tremendous time and a good season." 91Volleyball Girls Take Trophy The varsity girls' volleyball team, with only eight members total, proved to be successful throughout the season. The varsity team placed second in the league. The girls took first place and received a trophy in the Quincy Faith Tournament by beating Quincy Faith and New Hope. The season was an excellent one, considering it was only the second year of volleyball at Tekonsha. (Above) The girls walk off in defeat determined to win the next game. (Above) VARSITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM: (Standing) Kelly Struwin. Sherry Newhouse. Sally Carlson, Robin Watkins, Coach Coleen Wendel. (Kneeling) Managers Jane Olds and Shelly Hinspeter, Kathy Eberts, Connie Baird, Carlene Kevwitch, Laura Stall. (Top) SENIOR PLAYERS: (Back) Robin Watkins, Sally Carlson. (Middle) Connie Baird, Carlene Kevwitch. (Standing) Coach Coleen Wendel. 92(Left) Sherry Newhouse bumps the ball in hopes of setting it up for a spike. (Below Left) The girls listen to Coach Coleen Wendel during a timeout. (Below) Robin Watkins returns a serve. (Bottom) Connie Baird, Sally Carlson, Kelly Struwin, Sherry Newhouse, and Robin Watkins demonstrate to the school, the skills of volleyball. VARSITY RECORD Springport loss Climax-Scotts win North Adams loss Camden Frontier win Waldron win Pittsford win North Adams loss Camden Frontier win Pittsford win Waldron win Climax-Scotts win Quincy Faith win DISTRICT TOURNAMENT St. Phillip loss 93(Standing) Shelly Himpeter, Jane Olds, (Managers), Donetta Yates, Dawn Watkins, Dawn Bemis, Sandy Cummins. Coach Coleen Wendel. (Kneeling) Diane Amsler, Tracee Vincent. Marlene Friend, Kim Bennett. Dawn Watkins serves to the varsity team during an exhibition game for the high school. J.V. Volleyball A Winning Season The second season for the girls junior varsity volleyball team was successful. The girls lost only one league game and tied for first in the league with North Adams. The seasonal record was eight wins and four losses. At the Quincy Faith tournament, they placed first and recieved the first place trophy. The girls lost only one game out of eight during the tournament. J.V. VOLLEYBALL RECORD Springport Loss Climax Loss North Adams Loss Camden Win Waldron Win Pittsford Win North Adams Win Camden Win Pittsofrd Win Waldron Win Climax Loss Quincy Faith Win Kim Bennett makes a splendid return to North Adams. 94(Top) Diane Amsler serves a side-arm serve. (Above) Sandy Cummins, Diane Amsler, and Tracee Vincent are ready to return the ball during an exhibition game for the high school. (Left and Bottom) J. V. and varsity teams warm up for an exhibition for the high school. 95Wrestling First-Year Team Has Man Go to State The first year wrestling team didn't have a very successful season but, they showed lots of spirit and gained much experience in preparation for the next season. One member of the team was named most valuable - Ben Stiner. He went to state taking third place in the class D, 138 pound category. WRESTLING TEAM: Coach Robert Tycko-ski, Ben Stiner, Steve Motley, Jack Woods, Pat Davis, Vonnie Boston, Hank Siefke. (Sitting) Floyd Siegel, Doug Kempion, Robert Welsh. (Above Clockwise) Senior Ben Stiner. Ben Stiner's opponent gives him tough competition, and Hank Siefke attempts to pin his opponent. WRESTLING SCORES THS OPP. 18 Athens 39 18 Mendon 54 6 Union City 60 19 Jonesville 41 9697 VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM: Coach Larry Stout. Jeff Krumvede, Pat Davis, Tim Jenkins. Ross Upston, Bryan Lindquist. Joe Lindquist, Tim Carlson. Randy Powell, Marty Nagel. Tim Caputo. Jeff Flynn. Dale Olds, and Manager David Sweet.Baseball Successful Season for Team The varsity baseball team had a very successful season. They ended with a 11 win 5 loss record and were tied for second in the league. The team lost their first district game 8 to 3 to Camden. The team played their second season with the new baseball diamond. Also another new addition of two dugouts was added this year by the Boosters Club. In the column at the right. Tim Carlson is up to bat, making a hit and making his way around first base. (Above) Tim Caputo races with the ball to first base. 98VARSITY SCORES (Below) Senior players are Tim Carlson, Randy Powell, Jeff Krum-vede and Joe Lindquist. THS OPP. 4 Athens 1 3 N. Adams 18 9 Waldron 8 8 Camden 6 8 Litchfield 7 5 Litchfield 8 16 Homer 6 6 N. Adams 1 6 Waldron 4 5 Camden 3 2 Pittsford 6 3 Litchfield 4 8 N. Adams 7 12 Waldron 2 13 Pittsford 3 DISTRICTS 3 Camden 8 Jl M' R VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM: (Back) Bob Carlson, Jim Weier, Pat Davis, Daryl Cummins, Steve Morley, Hubert Kelly, Doug Minniear ai : ach John Sibley. (Front) Dan Warner. Jerome Flynn. Robert Brown. Robert Welsh, Doug Saltzgaber. Kevin Webber and Mike Nagel. 99T rack Girls Place Fourth at Regionals The girls’ track team had a successful year placing fourth overall at Regionals, fifth overall at the Olivet Relays, and seventh overall at the Grass Lake Invitational. They finished the season with a four and four record. The 880 Relay Team went to the Champion of Champions meet. Also Dianne Saltzgaber and Sally Carlson went to the Class D State Meet June 4. Sally Carlson placed seventh in the discus. Dianne Saltzgaber hands off the baton to Vicki Sisco for the second leg of the 880 relay. GIRLS' TRACK TEAM: (Front) Brenda Kelly, Laurie Stall, Annette Brewer, Michele Johnson, Susan Jones, Kim Bennett, Marlene Friend, Tracee Vincent, Vicki Sisco. (Middle) Dianne Saltzgaber, Diane Shank, Ruth Nagel, Kathy Eberts, Connie Baird, Laurie Shank, Denise Ray, Diane Amsler. (Back) Managers Susan Hin-speter, Manager Gloria Tetreault, Lois Hazen, Teresa Reimer, Sally Carlson, Carole Ludlow, Carlene Kevwitch, Katie Tetreault, Coach Coleen Wendel. 100(Left) SENIOR TRACK MEMBERS: (Sitting) Connie Baird, Katie Tetreault, Denise Ray. (Standing) Diane Shank. Sally Carlson. Teresa Reimer, Carlene Kevwitch, and being held Brenda Kelly. (Below Clockwise) Dianne Saltzgaber - the 220. The mile relay team of Diane Shank, Katie Tetreault, Connie Baird, and Brenda Kelly practice handing off the baton. Marlene Friend - long jump 15'10". Sally Carlson approaches for tossing the discus. THS 61 TRACK SCORES Homer OPP. 75 1000 Waldron 350 73 Springport 53 7412 Dansville 600 65 Pittsford 70 56 Camden 30 80 North Adams 56 101 THS TRACK TEAM: (Standing) Mgr. Kevin Klingaman, Mark Gipson, Mgr. Bill Ludlow. Jerry Mains, Bob Carlson. Rick Green. Mike Cope-land. Steve Money. Brvan Lindquist. St »v« Rann. Irn l.inHnm’ct 1 .n.. t:— - . . . . . . . ... ‘' -v' Steve Morley Bryan Lindquist Steve Rann. Joe Lindquist. Huber. Kelly. Tim Carlson.' Danny Sweet. Marc Stemaly. Myron Wolcott. u , « c A,ms cr’ and Coach Robcn Cume‘ ,Kneel ngl Arron Kevwitch, Walter Waffle. Jim Kelly. Jack Woods. Gary White Douk gaber. Jeff Seektnan. Robert Keifer. and Daryl Cummins. ° Tom ' Saltzgaber. T rack A Record Breaking Year This year the 1977 boys track team had a very successful season breaking school records. They had six records broken. Their first Invitational was held at Ferris State where they placed eighth overall. At the Potterville Invitational, the boys placed second, bringing home three new trophies, 880-relay and mile-relay included. The team then traveled to Potterville for their regionals placing sixth overall and sending seven boys to State, where their 880-relay placed eighth. The team voted Rick Green for the Most Outstanding Award, and Steve Rann received the Most Dedicated Award. (Above Right) Jerry Mains is shown running the two mile. TRACK SCORES THS OPP. 54 Homer 104 85 Waldron 73 73 Pittsford 85 73 Litchfield 85 61 Springport 96 83V4 Lesile 72V4 51 Camden 106 96 North Adams 52 102(Top Left) SENIOR TRACK MEMBERS: Tom White, Steve Rann, Mark Gipson, Rick Green. Tim Carlson. Joe Lindquist, Jerry Mains. (Top Right) Rick Green in his starting position. (Middle Left) Steve Rann runs by for a picture. (Above) Tim Carlson poses with his friend, the Discus. (Bottom Left) The Lindquist brothers pose for a picture. Boys going to state are: Rick Green. Tim Carlson. Marc Ste-maly, Joe and Bryan Lindquist, Mark Gipson, and Steve Rann. 103Sports Banquet Carlson’s, Lindquist — Top Athletes Sally Carlson On May 20, Sally Carlson, Tim Carlson and Joe Lindquist were chosen as athletes of the year at the Sports Banquet in the THS gym. The Boosters Club sponsored the event while the school cooks furnished the meal. Awards for the sports throughout the year were also given. Football: Steve Weller Award - Tim Jenkins: Most Improved - Tom Ciotta; Most Valuable Lineman - Henry Griffith: Most Valuable Backs - Rick Green and Tim Carlson. Girls' Basketball: Most Improved - Laurie Shank; Most Dedicated - Dawn Randall: Most Valuable - Sally Carlson. Boys' Basketball: Sharpshooter - Bryan Lindquist: Most Improved - Terry King; Most Valuable - Tim Carlson and Joe Lindquist. Volleyball: Most Improved - Robin Watkins; Most Valuable - Sally Carlson. Wrestling: Most Outstanding - Ben Stiner. Boys' Track - Most Dedicated - Joe Lindquist and Tim Carlson Steve Rann; Most Valuable - Rick Green. Girls' Track: Most Improved - Brenda Kelly; Most Valuable - Sally Carlson. Baseball: Best Batting Average and Leading Hitter - Tim Carlson; Most Valuable -Randy Powell. The evening started off by the booster of the year being awarded to Betty Shank. All students who participated in JV or varsity sports were given letters and certificates. The senior varsity cheerleaders were given special trophies for their cheerleading years. All senior athletes were given special awards. The highlight of the evening was when the village of Tekonsha gave the boys' basketball team a trophy for being runner-up in regionals. They also received special honors for being district winners. The crowd received them well by giving them a well-deserved standing ovation. 104(Top Left) Rick Green and Tim Carlson receive football’s Most Valuable Backs Awards. (Top Right) Henry Griffith receives Most Valuable Lineman. (Middle Left) Steve Weller Award being given to Tim Jenkins. (Middle Right) Tom Ciotta receives Most Improved in football. (Above) Ben Stiner receives Most Outstanding in wrestling. (Left) Athletic Director, Mr. Paul Sweet, gives Connie Baird her senior award. 105(Top Left) Coach Larry Stout accepts the trophy for regional runner-up in basketball from Tekonsha Mayor, Pete VanHoose. (Top Right) Joe Lindquist and Tim Carlson receive Most Valuable for basketball. (Middle Left) The 1977 boys’ basketball district champs. (Middle Right) Sally Carlson, again with her Athlete of the Year trophy. (Above)Joe Lindquist talks to the people. (Right) Robin Watkins receives Most Improved in volleyball. 106ACTIVITIES It is true, I never assisted the sun materially in its rising; but, doubt not, it was of the last importance only to be present at it. David ThoreauHomecoming Twins Reign The festivities of Homecoming started the Friday before with the announcement of Tim Carlson and Sally Carlson as King and Queen. This was the first time in THS history that twins became THS royalty. Throughout the week there were many winners of the Hex days. These included: Monday - Fat Albert Day (sweatshirt and jeans): Tuesday - Dress up your locker and jersey Day; Wednesday - Charlie Brown Day (T-shirt and jeans): Thursday - painter pants with Tekonsha Indian T-shirts; Friday - the traditional Red and White Day. On Friday October 22, the cheerleaders held the annual pep rally with the parade through town that directly followed. The theme of the floats was commercials. The winning float was made by the freshmen. Due to the snow covered football field, the powder puff football game between the junior and senior girls was changed to basketball. Many of the girls found "the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat" throughout the game with the senior girls winning. On that very cold Friday night, the Tekonsha Indians met the Pittsford Wildcats with the Wildcats coming out on top 24-8. The dance afterwards, sponsored by the juniors, had the theme "Homecoming in the Autumn." It was at the dance that King Tim and Queen Sally were crowned. (Top) Tim CArlson and Sally Carlson after the announcement of King and Queen. (Middle) Robin Wader-low receiving prize for Red and White Day. (Right) THS Varsity and JV Cheerleaders at the pep rally. 108(Left) Captain Diane Shank takes her team members Katie Tetreault. Robin Groholske and Brenda Kelly into the huddle. (Middle Left) Brenda Raginia finds the thrill of victory. (Middle Center) Robin Groholske feels the agony of defeat at the girls' basketball game. (Middle Right) The senior cheerleaders Jerry Mains. Joe Lindquist and Tim Carlson cheer on the girls. (Bottom Left) The Homecoming scene. (Bottom Right) Dan Schafer learns to dance from a friend at the Homecoming dance. 109Homecoming The 1976 Homecoming Queen and King at THS Sally Carlson and Tim Carlson. Senior attendants Tom Ciotta and Robin Groholske. Senior attendants Joe Lindquist and Robin Watkins. 110Junior attendants Ruth Nagel and Jeff Sophomore attendants Penny Frakes and Bob Freshman attendants Myron Wolcott and Mar-Thornton. Carlson. lene Friend. Eighth grade attendants Jon Mack and Seventh grade attendants David Sweet and Susan Hinspeter. Angela Ray. Ill The Homecoming Court on the football field.Fall Festival Fun for All The annual Fall Festival was held on November 19, 1976. It is sponsored yearly by the PTO. Different classes and organizations set up booths as money raising projects. It is a night of fun for all who participate. (Top Right) Julie Klingaman looks up at the camera as she puts on a record for the Sophomore fish walk. (Right) Sophomore Dawn Bemis and Senior Connie Baird display shirts to make money for the Student Council. 112(Left) Teacher Mrs. Carlene Zollner "poses’ for a picture at the Drama Club golf game. (Bottom Left) Sophomores Mike Nagel and Doug Doolittle look through pictures at the journalism booth. (Below) PTO’s annual Country Store. (Bottom Right) Sophomore Mark Eberts concentrates on a toss at a milk can at the seniors' booth. 113Dances Dance the Night Away During the school year, various organizations held dances. Sophomores held the annual Sadie Hawkin's and a new Spring Rock. Others which held dances were the seniors, juniors, cheerleaders and the junior high held their own. (Top) Lois Hazen and Holly McMUlen show their various talents dancing. (Above) Laurie Shank and Steve Morley during a slow dance. (Right) One of the various dances enjoyed by the junior high. 114CAST: (Front) Dan Sweet. David Kempton. Director Mrs. Carlene Zollner, Steve Morley, Sue Slone. (Second) Brenda Kelly. Denise Kempton. Darla Casebeer. Denise Ray. Katie Tetreault. (Not Pictured) Jerry Mains. Donny Spires. School Plays ‘Who Dunnit?’ A good question. If you were at this play production, November 15, 1976, you would know the answer. This comedy mystery portrays a mystery writer, Alexander Arlington, who is murdered and goes to heaven. Not knowing who the murderer is, he cannot live peacefully. He returns to earth to find out who it was. And there he finds "who dunnit." (Middle Left) Harry serves drinks to all the guests. (Middle) Isabelle gets advice. (Middle Right) Alex gets a call from the archangel Michael. (Above) Andrew threatens to kill himself, but nobody cares. "WHO DUNNIT?" Jerry Mains--------- Brenda Kelly-------- Denise Kempton------ Dan Sweet----------- Darla Casebeer------ Denise Ray---------- David Kempton------- Sue Slone----------- Steve Morley-------- Katie Tetreault----- Mrs. Carlene Zollner Alexander Arlington -------Vivian Odell --------Miss Jenkins ----George Brewster --------------Muriel ------------Isabelle ---------------Harry ---------------Annie --------------Andrew -----------Plo Baker ------------Director 115School Plays Drama Class Presents ‘Harvey’ As drama grows at THS, so do the play productions. For the first time in THS history, a play was presented with several changes of the set. The well-known comedy play ’’Harvey" by Mary Chase was the goal set for April 23, 1977. Harvey is a six foot rabbit, only seen by Elwood P. Dowd. El wood's sister, Veta, tries to put him in a sanatorium. Harvey is also a "pooka" and protects Elwood to the fullest. This creates many hilarious events which take place all through the play. (Below) Mertyl and Veta have a good time at rehearsal. (Bottom) Kelly realizes that there really is a Harvey. (Middle) Mrs. Chauvenet watches as Elwood talks to Harvey. (Far Right) Wilson reads from the dictionary what a ’‘pooka" is. CAST: (Silting) Katie Tetreault, Darla Casebeer, David Kempton, Harvey? (Second) Denise Kempton, Teresa Endicott, Brenda Kelly, Jim Kelly, Chris Groholske, Robert Keifer. (Third) Director Mrs. Carlene Zollner, Denise Ray, Assistant Director Sue Slone, Dan Sweet. 116(4) Veia scolds Mertyl for mentioning Harvey's name. (5) Dr. Sanderson listens as Veta explains about Elwood and Harvey. (6) Elwood gives Mrs. Chumley one of his cards. 117 David Kempton "HARVEY" Elwood P. Dowd Denise Kempton Katie Tetreault Mertyl Mae Simmons Dan Sweet Brenda Kelly Ruth Kelly Denise Ray Judge Olive Gaffney Jim Kelly Robert Keifer Darla Casebeer Mrs. Chumley Teresa Endicott Mrs. Chauvenet Chris Groholske Mrs. Carlene Zollner - Sue Slone Cabaret ‘Golden Age’ March 26, ai 7:30 p.m. the seventh annual "Cabaret" was presented by the Student Council, with David Kempton and Sharon Mack the Master and Mistress of Ceremonies. The "Golden Age of Comedy" was the sub-theme for the evening to salute such greats as Charlie Chaplin, W. C. Fields, Laurel and Hardy plus many more. (Upper Right) Master and Mistress of Ceremonies. David Kempton and Sharon Mack. (Middle Right) "The Keystone Cops" are portrayed by Bryan Lindquist. Kurt Sherwood and Robert Welsh. (Lower Right) Steve Morley and Bob Carlson are Laurel and Hardy. (Above) Kollene Kerschner danced and sang like Shirley Temple. 118(Upper Left) The stage band performs at intermission. (Upper Right) Debbie VanHoose and Annette Brewer portray Mae West and W. C. Fields. (Middle Left) Gary Wiescholek and Walter Waffle play a drum duet. (Middle Right) Sisters, Alice and Brenda Kelly, sing ’’Smile Though Your Heart Is Breaking.” (Left) Toni Reimer and Lynette Selby sing ”On the Good Ship Lollipop.” 119Cabaret (Upper Left) Shawn Tetreault sings "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly." (Upper Right) Mark Gipson plays a self composed song. (Middle Left) Max Caldwell and Dawn Watkins act out a skit. (Above) Laurie Shank, Dianne Saltzgaber, Diane Shank, and Sally Carlson dance to ragtime music. (Left) The Indian Singers perform "I Am Woman." 120(Upper Left) DeAnn Johnson and Michelle Caputo play instruments to "Wild Irish Rose." (Upper Right) Kathy VanHoose, Nadine Goheen and Laurei Ducket sing "Swing Down Sweet Chariot." (Middle Left) Brenda Kelly and Lois Hazen sing "Traces." (Middle Right) Shannon Swick does a back bend. (Left) April Frakes sings "Paper Roses." 121Prom The junior class of 1978 honored the seniors at the Junior-Senior Banquet and Prom, Saturday, May 14, 1977. This year the event was held at the Elk's Club in Battle Creek, who also served a smorgasbord dinner, at the Banquet. (Top Left) Memory booklet opened to the faculty and senior class officers. (Top Right) Tekonsha High School teachers and administrators watch the students dancing. (Right) The 1977 prom cake, baked by Mrs. Gladys Pileri. (Above) Bryan Lindquist and Sally Carlson leading the head table at the Banquet. Prom and Banquet Held at Elk’s Club Mrs. Beulah Williams, a retired Tekonsha elementary teacher, and a teacher for most of the graduating seniors was the evening's guest speaker. The remainder of the evening was spent dancing and listening to the music of "Inertia” until midnight . 122(Top Left) The head table stops eating to pose for a picture. (Top Right) Laura Stall and Jeff Seekman enjoy the evening. (Middle Left) Bryan Lindquist and Jeff Krumvede go up for seconds. (Middle Right) Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Serra in the Banquet line. (Left) Students gather around the table to listen to the band '’Inertia. ’ 123(Top Left) Michele Newhouse and Randy Powell go down the Banquet line. (Top Right) (L to R) Guest speaker Mrs. Beulah Williams, Lois Hazen, David Kempton and Brenda Raginia at the head table. (Above) Teresa Richar and her date Chris Long dance to the music. (Middle Right) (L to R) Steve Rann, Laurie Shank, Diane Shank, and Floyd Hinspeter pose for a picture. (Right) David Kempton dances with two girls! 124JUNIOR HIGH Shall we not come as pilgrims to these sanctuaries? limit, where need exists, our numbers, that each may find a singing solitude and pass free as a cloud’s shadow? Nancy NewhallEighth Grade The junior high placed third on their float, Dynamints, with the slogan "Shake 'em Up" in the Homecoming parade. Michael Baker Tim Beam Diane Bennett Jill Blake Patty Brown Kathy Buys Eric Ciotta David Copas Cheryl Doolittle Robin Doolittle Scot Doolittle Reba Easterday Scot Eishen Gary Goodrich Ted Groholske Bessie Halbert Chris Hampton Shelly Hinspeter Susan Hinspeter Tamara Holibaugh Melanie Johnson Teresa Kempton Cindy LaFond Jerry Langridge 126f William Ludlow Jon Mack Cathy Olds Jane Olds Karen Persails Della Prater Scott Randall Clinton Reincke Kim Reincke Cynthia Schafer Lorrie Seekman Todd Sherwood Jamie Sisco Anita Smith Matt Snyder Marla Strang Mark Summerfield Gloria Tetreault Scott Waffle Lori Washburn Kim Weier Robert Wiescholek Phillip Wolf Deana Yates NOT PICTURED Ray Johnson Jane Shedd (Above) Junior High Student Council members discuss matters concerning coming events of the year. (Left) The woodwind section of the junior high band practices deligently on a new piece of music. 127JUNIOR HIGH STUDENT COUNCIL: Gloria Tcireault, eightn grade representative: Mrs. Carlenc Zollner. advisor; Tony Jenkins, eighth grade representative; Angela Ray, secretary; Scott Eishen, treasurer: Jon Mack, vice president; Bob Wiescholek, president; Susan Hinspeter, eighth grade representative; Robin Doolittle, eighth grade representative; Cindy Schafer, eighth grade representative; Todd Sherwood, eighth grade representative; Mr. Duane Richardson, advisor. Sheila Davis Linda Eishen Sue Endicott Cathy Flynn April Frakes L. J. Goheen Larry Goodrich Angela Griffith Mary Groholske Karen Groth Michon Hampton Kevin Hinspeter Tony Jenkins Tim Katz Harold Kemp Shawn Kemp Tim Kemp Kevin Klingaman 128Ricky Kostrzewski Frank La Fond Brenda Lessman Jeanne Lindquist Sandy Ludlow Judy McAtee Laurie Mains Elbert Marshall Nina Meiring Kim Myers Marvin Oakes Harold O'Dell Laura Pace Sandy Padelt Angela Ray Wayne Ray Toni Reimer Jeanna Rose DeAnn Schafer Lynette Selby Sharon Sellers Christina Siegel Joyce Smith David Stayner Verli Stefan Danny Stuart David Sweet Nancy Thompson Scot Thornton Tommy Upston Bill Van Hoose LeAnn Waffle Mark Warner Russell Weimer Jim Wolf Mary Woods 129Junior High Students Active in Many Areas The activities of the junior high were many this year. Among them was a float during Homecoming that took third place. A booth at the fall festival and several dances during the year. Many of the junior high students participated in the intramural sports program. Philip Wolf was the recipient of the Wade Patten Memorial Award. He received this award because of his academics, leadership, citizenship, and athletic abilities. JUNIOR HIGH MARCHING BAND and Majorettes Toni Reimer, Michon Hampton, Susan Hinspeter, Lynette Selby. JUNIOR HIGH BAND: (Front) Michon Hampton, Kim Meyers, Verli Stefan, Lynette Selby, Toni Reimer, Robin Doolittle, Susan Hinspeter, Gloria Tetreault, Chris Hampton, Cathy Olds, Linda Eishen, Laura Pace. (Middle) Karen Groth, Christina Siegel, Harold Kemp, Frank LaFond, Gary Goodrich, Lori Seekman, Cindy Schaefer, Jane Shedd, Melanie Johnson. Marla Strang, Cindy LaFond, Larry Goodrich. (Back) Tom Upston, Jill Blake. Scott Randall, Deanna Yates, Cheryl Doolittle, Eric Ciotta, Director Mr. Kevin McMullin, Scott Eishen, Bob Wiescholek. 130JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL TEAM: (From) Tom Upston, Rick Kos-trzewski, Scoi Thornton, L. J. Goheen, Jim Wolf, Russell Weimer, Mark Warner, Mark Summerfield, Bill VanHoose, Tony Jenkins, Kevin Hinspeter. David Sweet, Tim Beam. (Back) Manager David Stayner, Jon Mack. Matt Snyder, Philip Wolf, Scott Waffle, Bob Wiescholek, Bill Ludlow. Gary Goodrich, Todd Sherwood, Scott Doolittle, Clinton Reincke, Eric Ciotta, Scott Randall, Kevin Klingaman. (Standing) Coaches James Messacar and Duane Richardson. JUNIOR HIGH WRESTLING TEAM: Jim Wolf, Warner, David Sweet. Bill Ludlow. Mark PHILIP WOLF WADE PATTEN MEMORIAL AWARD WINNER 131JUNIOR HIGH GIRLS’ BASKETBALL TEAM: (Sitting) Sandy Padelt, Michon Hampton, Jeanne Lindquist, April Frakes, Angela Burgan, Jamie Sisco. (Standing) Coach Rinette Tyckoski, Terri Kempton, Lynette Selby, Susan Hinspeter, Cathy Olds, Deanna Yates, Nina Meiring, Verli Stefan, Coach Jane Mallory. (Sitting) Jane Shedd, Sandy Ludlow, Sharon Sellers, Gloria Tetreault, Shelly Hinspeter. (Back) LeAnn Waffle, Kim Reincke, Toni Reimer. JUNIOR HIGH BOYS’ BASKETBALL TEAM: (Front) Mark Warner, Bill VanHoose, Mark Summerfield, Frank LaFond. Kevin Hinspeter. (Second Row) Clinton Reincke. Scott Randall, Tim Beam, Scott Thornton, Tony Jenkins, David Sweet. (Third Row) Tim Katz, Rick Kostrzewski, Scott Waffle, Philip Wolf, Todd Sherwood. (Back) Scott Doolittle, Ted Groholske, Kevin Klingaman. 132ELEMENTARY To me, every hour of light and dark is a miracle, Every cubic inch of space is a miracle. Walt WhitmanElementary Another Successful Year With a 17 member staff, the Emma Perrine Elementary School teachers had another year of teaching students, kindergarten through sixth grades. The elementary gained three new teachers during the 1976-77 school year. Miss Peggy Baird, Mrs. Gail Gammons, and Mrs. Janet Johnson. Also this year is the last year of teaching for Mrs. Irma Martinson who is retiring. Mrs. Martinson is a third grade teacher and has taught for 30 years. MR. KEITH CLARK - Principal TEACHERS: (Standing) Mrs. Judy Jenkins, Miss Kay Waterbury. Mrs. Jeanette Randall, Mr. Dwight Runyon, Mrs. Marion Sweet, Mrs. Beverly Bessler, Mrs. Janet Johnson. Mrs. Ruth Humeston, Miss Peggy Baird, Mr. Harold Torrey, Mrs. Christine McLain, Mrs. Becky Markham, Miss Eileen Aldrich. (Sitting) Mrs. Irma Martinson, Mrs. Gail Gammons, Miss Merrie Knapp. 134ELEMENTARY SECRETARY Mrs. Marcedes Johnson FACULTY AIDES Mrs. Betty Shank and Mrs. Madelyn Upston ____I. ii Mrs. Irma Martinson is shown as she talks to her third grade class. ELEMENTARY CUSTODIANS Mr. Harry Gallup, Miss Linda Lambert, Mr. Lewis Jenkins 135Sixth Grade (Front) Doug Calhoun, Russell Buys, Butch Neals, Lilly LaFond, Melinda Barrington, John Cole, Sharon Pullen, Fred Doolittle. (Middle) Jeff Summerfield, Billy Michielsen, Lynnda Granger, Alan Kemp, Dawn Klingaman, Mike Tulip, Daniel Barker, Dori Richar, Loren Phillips, Mr. Dwight Runyon. (Back) Lee Friend, Melanie McFadden, Brenda Holibaugh, DeAnn Johnson, Leonard Cail, Mona Pope, Randy Harrison. (Not Pictured) Tim Wright, Eric Cappella. (Front) Scott Reincke, Brenda Salyer, Brian Beam, Kevin Doolittle, John King, Richard Bell, Todd Brown, Michele Caputo. (Middle) Julie Waffle, Gordon Reincke, Andy Lewis. Keven Wolcott, Lorie White, Kathy Lessman. James Copas, John Coffman, Rick Holbrook, Martin Holbrook. (Back) Christine Fowler, Rod Rocco. Chris Granger, Jeanette Pope. Angela Buys, Brenda White, Tina Foote, Mrs. Judy Jenkins. 136Fifth Grade (From) Shawn Teireauli, Jerry Me A tee, LeAnn Selby, Karen Fowler, Tim Grinnell, Tony Ball, Michelle Henion. (Middle) Vonie Borton, Candy Moody, Donna Densmore, Billy Burchfield, Lisa Ray, Missy Langridge, Dwayne Feltner, Lorra Shaver, Kathy Van Hoose. (Back) Blaine Reincke, Curran Kemp, Todd Long, Teresa Weier, Kevin Smith, Brandon Shilling, Bryan Pace, Mrs. Marion Sweet. (Front) Dale Myers, Lynnette Thompson. David Wood, Lisa O’Dell, Melissa Pullen, Tracy Kempton, Gary Parker. (Middle) Vem Prater, Connie Begg, Diane Deevers, Kevin Reincke, Carole Brewer, Ritchie Yates, Sharon Fowler, Jill Doolittle, Tom Grin- nell. (Back) Kenny Harrison, Mark Holbrook, Dennis Richardson, Laura Duckett, Cherry Long, Roger Wilson, Howie Upston, Mrs. Christine McLain. 137Fourth Grade (Front) James O'Dell, Bobby Wolf, Nadine Goheen, Kendra Eberts, Bobbi Turley, Martin Shaffer. Chris Phillips. (Middle) Kendra Clark, Lisa Stage, Sheri Poole, Carrie Devenney, Roger Weimer, Pam Sizemore, Alvin Snyder, Brent Cole, Lori Beam. (Back) Jeff Calhoun, Brad Ray, Johnny Samson, Roger Bennett, Kim Case-beer, Darcy Kevwitch, Eva Toole, Mrs. Jeanette Randall. (Not Pictured) Danny Copeland, Michele Capello. (Front) Brad White, Sue Wooden, Shelly Myers. Lori Caputo, Lloyd Wilson, Kevin Vandy Bogun, Dean Stayner, Brent Runyon. (Middle) Linda Nagel, Patty Tetreault, Tracy Struwin, Everett Toole, Kristin Eberts, Lora Cole, Veronica Baker, David LaFond, Larry Macomber. (Back) Patty Sizemore, Donna Feltner. Scott Long, Beth Lack, Shannon Swick, Brenda Michelisen, Tammy Clement, Miss Eileen Aldrich. (Not Pictured) Jimmy Tew. 138Third Grade (Front) Eddie Lewis, David Foote, Raymond Cook. Diana Klinga-man, Anita Turley, Mike Hall, Dorothy Pritchard. (Middle) Paula Padelt, Lori Herman, Steve Slone, Marty Hampton, Anita Doolittle, Jamie Cole, Stephen Pulsipher, Shawn Densmore, Mike Raf- ferty. Kim Buys. (Back) Donnie Ray. Faithanne Peterson. Tim Fogel, Chris Katz, Robin Welsh. Toni Smith. Donna Kemp. Mr. Harold Torrey. (Front) Robin Macomber. Kristen Kempton, Eric Smotherman, Brenda Rafferty. Terry White, Patrick Tulip, Amy Johnson. Ricky McDowell. (Middle) Joanna Lindquist, Beatrice Simmet, Tonya Chapman, Sean Casey, Brett Reincke, Bennie Toole, David Stuart, Annette Powell, Lisa Caputo, Allen Cole. (Back) Kurt Shilling. Brian Saltzgaber. Steven King, Kyle Klingaman, Kip Reincke. Everett Smith. Katherine Schweikert, Mrs. Irma Martinson. 139Second Grade (Front) Jimmy Holibaugh, Bruce Warner, Tim Marshall, Danny Yates, Margaret Baker, Stephanie Horton, Toni Lewis, Tammy Cutchall, Silas England. (Middle) Melissa Krumvede, Chad Clark, Brian Calhoun, Ronald Warsop, Robbie Cook, Karen McFadden, Joseph Weier, Paulette Struwin, Carol Keefer, Carrie Begg, Samantha Snyder. (Back) Mrs. Janet Johnson. Chris Lack, Paul Stuart, Deidre Upston, Annette Katz, Mike Davis, Melisa Long. George Feltner. (Not Pictured) Wendy Buys, Christine Cappella. (Front) Cheri Miller. Dale Pullen. Robert Ludlow. Merriann LaFond, Jennifer Tew. Donna Webber, Ann Marshall, Linda Sizemore. (Middle) Larry Wilson. Ed Barker, Jill Holibaugh, Jim Hugher, Cindy Wilson, Annette Meiring, Keri Eberts, Brian McFadden. Dedra Brown. Dawn Poole. Betsy Pulsipher, Dan Turley. (Back) Joni Nelson. Linda Brown, Missy Holbrook. Mike Duckett, Ginger Long, Matt Smith, Todd Laforge, Miss Peggy Baird.First Grade (From) Brad Runyon, Michele Hall, Bobby Manis, Teresa Buys, Andy Morris, Cherie Lambka, Chad Russell. (Middle) Jodi Long, Lance Welsh, Jeff Coffman, Brian Bush, Tena Bartholomew, Brian Thomas, Danny McDowell, Kori Vandy Bogun, Jeanne Zook. Laura Selby. Miss Kay Waterbury. (Back) Davey Fogel, Johnny Michielsen, Garry Prater, Tricia Katz, Theresa Griffith, Bobby Brown, Julie Krumvede. (Front) Joey Sisco, Pat Shaver, Tom Summerfield, Connie Seitler, Anita Stage. Leslie Nagel. Jeff Wright. (Middle) Becky Stevens, Sonia Toole, Mary Turley, Scott Carlson. Randy Schafer, Michall Delmont, Lance Wilson. (Back) Scott Siegel. Penny Warsop, Lori Chapman, Stephanie Dietz, Mindy Pulsipher. Laurie Dens more, Donnie Clement. Mrs. Penny Starr (Substitute Teacher). (Not Pictured) Teacher. Mrs. Ruth Humeston. 141Junior Primary Tammy Cole, Robert Beers, Martha Holbrook. Mrs. Mary Stout, ment. Andy Johnson, Laura Wolf. (Not Pictured) Randy Buys, Donnie Cle- Kindergarten A.M. (Front) Amy England. Gene Miller. Shannon Horton. Bobby Holcomb, David Turley, Danny Cole. (Middle) Kris Lambert, Michael Sheldon. Jon Tew, Brian Fowler, Dawn Burgan, Shelly Petrie, Missy Doolittle, Dea Reincke. (Back) Scott McFadden. Mickie Slone. Kelly Kempton, Mark Katz, Lisa Kemp. Allison Geer. Loren Devenney, Mrs. Merrie Knapp. (Not Pictured) Michelle Coffman, Daniel Binion. 142Kindergarten P.M. (Front) Heidi Stage, Tanya Call, Chris Cutchall, Willie Morris, David Briegel. (Back) Gary Peters, Jerry Michielsen, Richard Kim Simmet. (Middle) Missy Warner, Scott Lamb, David Bennett, Schweikert, Denise Goodman, Lisa Rosier, Tammy Upston, Miss Becky Phillips, Corey Wooden, Kim Newland. Mary Randall, Merrie Knapp. (Not Pictured) Tony Mains. (Above Left) Mrs. Ruth Humeston and her first graders pose for a picture for the cameraman. (Above) Students enjoying a group session of coloring with crayons in Mrs. Mary Stout's class. (Left) A class returns to their room after visiting the library. 143Award Winners Scott Reincke, Lorie White, Brenda White, and Loren Phillips received the Tammy Fowler Physical Fitness Award for their outstanding physical abilities. Fred Doolittle and Kathy Less-man received the 1976-77 Dick Spires Citizenship Award for their attitudes towards school and other people. Spelling bee winners were: Kathy Lessman, first: Kevin Doolittle, second: DeAnn Johnson, third. Elementary TAMMY FOWLER PHYSICAL FITNESS AWARD Scott Reincke, Lorie While. Brenda White, Loren Phillips SPELLING BEE WINNERS Kathy Lessman, first: Kevin Doolittle, second: DeAnn Johnson, third. DICK SPIRES CITIZENSHIP AWARD Fred Doolittle and Kathy Lessman 144Beginning Band (Back) Rod Rocco, Brandon Shilling, Roger Wilson, Howie Upston, Mr. Kevin McMillin, Keven Wolcott, Jill Doolittle. (Middle) Diane Deevers, Kathy VanHoose, Carole Brewer, Shawn Tetreault, Dan Barker, John Coffman. (Front) Eric Capella, Laurie Duckett. Missy Langridge, Candy Moody, Donna Densmore, Lorra Shaver. Intermediate Band (Standing) Lee Friend, Mr. Kevin McMullin. (Middle) Melanie Harrison. (Front) Christine Fowler, Dawn Klingaman, Julie Waf- McFadden, DeAnn Johnson, Martin Webber, Tim Wright, Randy fie, LilyLaFond, TinaFotte, Michele Caputo, Kathy Lessman. 145Safety Patrol t (Bad: Row Standing) Laurie Duckett, Carole Brewer, Kathy Less-mann, Dan Barker, Leonard Cail, Mike Tulip, Melanie McFadden, Angela Buys, Brenda White, DeAnn Johnson, Eric Cap-pella, Lorie White, Lee Friend, Rod Rucco, Ritchie Yates. (Second Row Standing) Mr. Dwight Runyon, Todd Long, Scott Reincke, Lorra Shaver, Michelle Caputo, Melissa Pullen, Candy Moody, Jerry McAtee, Lynnette Thompson, Fred Doolittle, Kathy Van- Hoose, Tim Wright, Lisa O’Dell, Dwayne Feltner. (Third Row Seated) Roger Wilson, Jill Doolittle, Missy Langridge, Ricky Holbrook, Billy Michielsen, Tina Foote, Julie Waffle. (Front Row Seated) Kevin Reincke, Lily LaFond, Brenda Salyer, Dori Richar, Gordon Grinnell, Diane Deevers, Sharon Pullen, Lisa Ray, Butch Neal, Martin Webber, Howie Upston, Russell Buys, Doug Calhoun. Advisor: Mr. Dwight Runyon Co-captains: Fred Doolittle and DeAnn Johnson Lieutenant: Tina Foote 146PATRONS Mr. and Mrs. Vern Amsler Mr. and Mrs. Jack Baird Peggy Baird Ron and Deanna Beam Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Bottoff Mr. and Mrs. Tony Bowling Mr. and Mrs. Donald J. Brewer Mr. and Mrs. James Caputo Mr. and Mrs. Roger A. Carlson Mr. and Mrs. George Carmickle Dr. and Mrs. F. J. Chase Mr. and Mrs. Keith Clark Mr. and Mrs. Robert Currie Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Friend Mr. and Mrs. Albert Groholske Mr. Jack Groth Dr. T. W. Hall Mr. and Mrs. Harley Hammond Rick and Sally Hammond Mr. and Mrs. Athol Hazen, Jr. Dr. Robert Heidenreich Dr. Gary Howe H. E. Humphrey, M.D. Mr. and Mrs. Gale Jenkins Mr. and Mrs. Jack E. 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Distributors of Amoco Products Compliments of MARKING MACHINE CO. 114 Main Street Tekonsha, Michigan Congratulations Seniors THORNTON'S SALES SERVICE Snapper Riders and Mowers Lawn and Garden Equipment Wheel-Horse Phone: 767-4604 Tekonsha, Michigan Compliments of CLIFF'S SPORT GROCERY Tekonsha, Michigan 152Congratulation UNION CHURCH Compliments of GREEN HARDWARE Tekonsha, Michigan Tekonsha, Michigan PRODUCTION CREDIT ASSOCIATION Compliments of DAVE'S TEXACO M-60, 1-69 Tekonsha, Michigan Auto Repair and Tune-Ups 24 Hour Wrecker Compliments to the Class oi 'll From 828 N. Main St. Tekonsha, Michigan 767-4152 Stan Tipton-Branch Manager Bert Sheridan - Loan Officer First in Farm Credit HORTON GRAIN CO. 4510 US-27 North, Route 1 Tekonsha, Michigan 153Congratulations Class of '77 Jim and LuAnne Warkoczeski DAIRY KING fWlie and Billie Ph. 767-4488 M-60 at 1-69 Tekonsha, Michigan NEWT'S MARKET 950 North Main Street Tekonsha, Michigan Congratulations Seniors of Tekonsha High Compliments of THE SOUTHERN MICHIGAN NATIONAL BANK Tekonsha Branch Phone 767-3313 154 Compliments of LARRY MILLER JENKINS STANDARD SERVICE Heating and Cooling 132 North Main St. Tekonsha, Michigan Ph. 767-4190 Tekonsha, Michigan Phone: 767-4242 Paul Newland - Tekonsha - Larry Miller Best of Luck to the Class of '77 Congratulations to the Class of 1977 TEKON FARM From Bob and Alice Waffle Owners of SERVICE R 2 Box 262A LIMOUSIN CATTLE PAT'S FLOWERS GIFTS 714 South Hillsdale Street Homer, Michigan jumumtum i , mu ■ MEADOW LANES DON MOOR'S Candlelight Lounge Mixed Drinks 7 Days a Week Snack Bar and Your Favorite Beverage FARM FRESH MEATS, INC. M 99 and M 60 Homer, Mich. Homer, Michigan Phone 568-3300 Wholesale - Retail Phone 568-4141 155CITY BANK TRUST CO. "Working for You" GALE'S BARBER SHOP 130 W. Main St. Homer, Michigan Phone: 568-3213 Compliments of HANK'S RESTAURANT SNACK BAR Jackson Albion Homer Parma Burlington, Michigan Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Phone 765-2823 AREY HARDWARE Phone 765-2648 Burlington, Michigan 49029 General Hardware Bottled Gas - Pittsburgh Paints GROHOLSKI REALTY BROOKSIDE MOTORS Betty J. Groholski - Broker 10105 M-60 W Burlington, Michigan Phone (517) 765-2112 Farms - Commercial - Residential Dealer - Bob Grimes Sales Manager - Tom Dodson Used Cars Sales and Service Burlington, Michigan Phone 765-2443 Burlington, Michigan 156Best Wishes Congratulations to the Class of '77 From DANCER'S FASHIONS WHITLOCK Union City, Michigan SHOES Phone:741-8681 Union Ciiy, Michigan ALBRIGHT BUILDING SUPPLY CORPORATION Lumber and Building Materials Floor Coverings and Kitchen Cabinets Union City, Michigan Phone 741-5791 BRAY MOTOR SALES INC. Compliments of Union City, Michigan Honesty and Fair Dealings for over 50 years now. Phone: 741-9711 HAWKEN'S FURNITURE STORE DON KNIEF INSURANCE Union City, Michigan 215 N. Broadway Union City, Mich. 49094 Business Ph. 741-5861 Home Ph. 741-5361 Ph. 741-8731 Beside the Water Tower 157 KEN WOODWORTH'S Where Your Farm Comes First _n:ifrSu DISCOUNT CENTER FaRm Bureau M-60 Union City FARM BUREAU SERVICES, INC. Featuring: Corvette, Camaro, Monza Spyder, Lagona S-3 Union City USA-1 Number One Team Phone 517-741-4861 Phone 741-8921 LENA'S POSEY SHOPPE Congratulations Seniors R 2 Union City All Cut Flowers and Green Plants Wire Service Open 6 Days a Week From 8:30 to 5:30 RITZEE 129 W. Michigan Marshall, Michigan WILLIAMSON'S GIFTS ANTIQUES For That Special Hard to Find Gift 117 W. Michigan Marshall, Michigan 616 781-5641 GOOD'S SALES SERVICE Allis Chalmers Farm Equipment Lawn and Garden Equipment Polaris Snowmobiles 7800 15V Mi. Rd., South Marshall, Michigan Phone: 616-781-2617 Compliments of Compliments of LAUTENSLAGER- LIPSEY BURLINGTON MOTOR SHOP Marshall, Michigan Phone:765-2443 Burlington, Michigan 158 CORNWELL'S TURKEY HOUSE "Home of the World's Best Turkey Sandwich" Buttered Turkey Sandwich Turkey Salad Sandwich Smoked Turkey Sandwich Sloppy Tom Turkey Sandwich Turkey Dinner Turkey Dog Turkey Chow Mein REDFIELD BROS. Your GE Appliance Dealer in Marshall O'Brien Paints and Hardware 105 Redfield Plaza Marshall, Michigan Compliments of HARRISON HOUSE 212 W. Michigan Marshall, Michigan 49068 15V6 Mile Rd. and N Drive North Marshall, Michigan SPOTLESS AUTOMATIC LAUNDRY Rug and Furniture Cleaners 101 Redfield Plaza Marshall, Michigan Phone 781-3539 Congratulations to the Class of 1977 MILLER AALBREGISE Floor Covering Call 781-3317 or 781-3845 827 W. Michigan Marshall, Michigan Compliments of FIRESIDE INN Men's and Boy’s Clothing 112 West Michigan Marshall, Michigan Marshall, Michigan 159Compliments of BOSHEARS FORD SALES INC. CARRINGTON PHARMACY Prescription Specialists 101 E. Michigan Marshall, Michigan 15081 W. Michigan Marshall, Michigan Phone: 781-8351 J. H. CRONIN CO. Serving Calhoun County Since 1850 Marshall, Michigan Casual sports wear for junior and misses at popular prices. Stop in and See John Neible for a Tidey Saving at Tidey's TIDEY MOTOR SALES Compliments of Chuck Tidey and Joe Caron - Partners DAVID JEWELERS 1210 W. Michigan Marshall, Michigan 142 West Michigan Avenue Marshall, Michigan 49068 David Jewelers has necklaces, diamonds, watches and other fine jewelry. Phone 616-781-5154 160 3h A %fajuuqkiy J Gorryxw jf in Marshall Quality Clothing at Reasonable Prices Congratulations Seniors SARGENT'S FLOWER 896 Capital Southwest Battle Creek, Michigan 203 S. Marshall Marshall, Michigan MARKS LYON LAKE GROCERY Total Gas 7950 Old 27 South Marshall, Michigan Phone 781-9539 £ RONAN KUNZL, INC. Marshall, Michigan 49068 CHAPMAN TRACTOR SALES, INC. Since 1929 SALES AND REPAIRS “Lawn Mowers ’Wheel Horse ’Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Riding Tractor ’McCulloch Chain Saws Phone 781-3951 Mon.-Fri. 8-5:30 Sat 8-1 PM 1003 W. Michigan Marshall we do it all for you. At McDonald's, (V i £ McDonald's 1260 West Michigan Marshall Congratulations Seniors Good Luck in the Future AL cr . FARM INC. — BARRYW. BENDER Manager — CoiCwater. Mich. (517)278-7348 V ) CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS 1460 WHITEHALL RD , N MUSKEGON, Ml 49445 TELEPHONE 616 744 2491 WAREHOUSES IN MICHIGAN. OHIO INDIANA - COMPLIMENTS OF - £Aoppe i4-Gatcfo WHEN YOU'RE SCRATCHING FOR BUSINESS • CALL 279-9764 or 279 765 57 South Monro S . Coldwotor, Mich. 49036 161Meet Your Friends at LION'S DEN It's a whole shop devoted to clothes for the contemporary young man. Choose from over 1000 suits ... or dress up in a vested European cut suit. REYBURN'S of Coldwater Congratulations 'j?, ? , Compliments of (y LEUDDERS SHOE STORE "For the 100th Year” Quality Footwear Since 1877 34-36 W. Chicago St. Coldwater, Michigan 46 West Chicago Street Coldwater, Michigan 278-2664 Compliments of J 'rosoff limifcri; WllburS —flWN TUPF Mr.— Coldwater, Michigan 4-8 South Monroe St. Coldwater, Michigan 49036 162Congratulations Seniors! From Coldwater and Marshall, Mich. Congratulations Seniors 432 E. Chicago Coldwater, MI ■ r.vri THE DEPOT— GIFT HOUSE 200 South Monroe Coldwater, Michigan Congratulations From iuK JElflllY of Q am ru4s " Coldwater, Michican 49036 KELLY'S PAINT DECORATING CENTER YOUR FAMILY PHARMACY 22 W. Chicago Street Coldwater, Michigan Phone 517-279-7918 muAtns vn» « 45 HANCHETT ST. COLDWATER, MICHIGAN 49036 PRESCRIPTIONS - CONVALESCENT AIDS PHONE 278 5631 Wall Covering Custom Shades Custom Picture Framing Unfinished Furniture L. E. MUCKEL, R. M. ZELUFF GRETCHEN STEFANSKI 163i Congratulations From Visit our complete Bridal Shop nationally advertised wedding gowns, bridesmaids dresses and mother's dresses. Wedding invitations, wedding photography, tuxedos by After Six. J€UJ€LRV Why be a sheep? Be an Indian order your class ring anytime. 2 to 4 weeks delivery 7 W. Chicago St. Phone: 279-9452 Coldwater, Michigan Our Bridal Consultants are ready to help plan that perfect wedding and save you money with our package of savings. THE CAROUSEL AUTO DRIVEAWAY COMPANY 49036 62 Division Street Coldwater, Michigan 61 South Monroe Street Coldwater, Michigan Phone 278-4893 MEN'S BASEBALL SOFTBALL SHOES LADIES SOFTBALL SHOES KIDS BASEBALL SOFTBALL SHOES MEN’S AND WOMEN’S RUNNING SHOES REMEMBER . . . We want to be your Sport Store DIAMOND SPORTS SUPPLY EVERYTHING FOR THE SPORTSMINDED 14 South Monroe Coldwater, Michigan 49036 Phone: 279-7909HABERKORN'S GOLDEN RULE SHOP CARROLL'S SHOES Complete Children's Dept. Store 37 W. Chicago St. Coldwater. MI 49036 Phone 517-278-2553 Coldwater, MI 49036 "A perfect fit every time." CHRISTIAN BOOK STORE SHORT SON INC. 38 North Monroe Street Coldwater, Michigan Phone: 278-6575 "The grass withers, and the flower falls off. But the words of the Lord abides forever.” I Peter 1:24, 25 Where Service Makes the Difference 202 Morse Coldwater, Michigan 49036 Phone 517-278-8411 New American Standard Bible JCPenney Coldwater, Michigan Shop Catalog 279-7551 Retail Store 278-6446 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS You have just finished looking through the 1977 yearbook for the first time, but not the last. Thanks goes to many people like our advisor, Mrs. Hammond, who with her know-how, time, patience, and red pen made it possible for you to have this book. Other thanks go to Skylight Studio for the many pictures they took and the rolls of film they gave us during the year, and to Mr. Lee Zimmermen of Taylor Publishing Company for his explaining of details to us. Also thanks to the teachers and administrators for not getting too irritated on picture days, and foremost, to our patrons and advertisers who supported our yearbook. Our gratitude to Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc. Colgems-EMl Music Inc. for their permission to use the lyrics from: "THEME FROM MAHOGANY (DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOU'RE GOING TO)" Words by Gerry Goffin Music by Michael Masser • Copyright 1973 by Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc. and Jobete Music Co., Inc. Under U.C.C. • Copyright 1975 by Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc. and Jobete Music Co., Inc. All Rights Reserved Carlene Kevwitch, Editor Used by Permission and Yearbook Staff 165Senior Activities CONNIE BAIRD . . . Track - 1. 2. 3, 4; Prep Track and Field Athlete of the Year Award - 2; Volleyball - 3, 4; Band - 1, 2, 3, 4; Pep Band - 1, 2, 3, 4; Stage Band - 2, 3. 4; Cabaret - 1, 2, 3, 4; Varsity Club - 2, 3, 4; All-Star Band - 2; DAR Good Citizenship Award - 4; Honor Student - 4; Who's Who Among American High School Students - 3; HCC -1; Class Treasurer - 2; Student Council - 3; Student Council Treasurer - 4; Pep Club - 1; Champions of Champions Track Meet - 3; Board of Control Scholarship; Tekonsha Community Schools Scholarship. DEBBIE BARTOW . . . Vo-ed -3,4: Track -1.2; Basketball -1,2,3; Cheerleader - 1. SUSAN BURCHFIELD . . . Class Vice President - 4; Vo-ed - 3, 4; Most Outstanding in Florticulture; Mock Elections - Voted Most Studious, Quietest, and Sweetest; Cabaret - 3: Salutatorian - 4; Michigan Competitive Scholarship; Henry Burrell Scholarship; KCC Salutatorian Scholarship. SALLY CARLSON . . . Basketball - 1, 2, 3, 4; Honorable Mention - 2, Most Valuable - 3, 4, All League Team ICL - 3, All Area Team - 3, All League Team SCAA - 4; Volleyball - 3, 4, Most Valuable -3,4, All League Team SCAA - 4; Track - 1, 2, 3, 4; State - 1, 2, 3, 4, Most Valuable, State Champs - 2; Band - 1, 2, 3; Varsity Club - 3, 4; Student Council - 1, 3; Class Secretary - 2, 4; Homecoming Queen - 4; Cabaret - 4; Honor Student - 4; Mock Elections - Voted Most Popular and Best Athlete; Scholarship - 4; Athlete of the Year - 4. TIM CARLSON . . . Basketball - 1, 2, 3, 4, Most Valuable - 4: Football - 1, 2, 3, 4, Most Valuable Back - 4; Baseball - 1, 2, 3, 4, Best Batting Average - 4, Leading Hitter - 4; Track - 3, 4; Class Treasurer - 3; Band - 1, 2; All-Star Band - 2; Varsity Club - 3, 4; Math Rally -1,2; Homecoming King -4; Valedictorian - 4; Mock Elections - Voted Most Popular, Best Athlete, and Most Likely to Succeed; Science Award - 4; Michigan Competitive Scholarship; Academic Scholarship; KCC Valedictorian Scholarship; Athlete of the Year - 4. PAM CARMICKLE . . . Vo-ed - 4. DARLA CASEBEER . . . Cla s Secretary - 3; Cheerleader - 1, 2, 3; Student Council -2,4; Majorette -1, 2, 3, 4; Vo-ed - 3, 4; Mock Elections - Voted Easiest to Get Along With, Cutest, and Never on Time: Drama Club - 4. TOMMY CIOTTA . . . Basketball - 1; Baseball; Varsity Club - 1, 2, 3; Football - 2, 3, 4; Most Improved - 4; Student Council - 3; Vo-ed - 3; Homecoming Court - 4; Co-op - 4. LONNIE COLE . . . Football -2,3,4; Vo-ed - 3; Co-op - 4. MARK GIPSON . . . Football -3,4; Basketball - 3, 4; Track - 3, 4; Varsity Club - 3, 4; Cabaret - 3, 4: Student Council - 2: Michigan Competitive Scholarship; General Mills Family Leader of Tomorrow Award. RICK GREEN . . . Football -1,4: Most Valuable Back - 4; Track - 1, 3, 4, Most Outstanding - 4; Basketball - 1; Co-op - 4: Varsity Club - 4; Mock Elections - Voted Most Fashionable. HENRY GRIFFITH . . . Football - 1, 2, 4. Most Valuable Lineman - 4; Varsity Club - 3, 4; Mock Elections - Voted Quietest. GARY GRINNELL . . . Basketball -1,2; Baseball -1; Mock Elections - Voted Always in the Hall and Never on Time. MARY GROAT . . . Choir - 1. 2; Art Club - 3; Indian Singers - 4; Journalism - 3. CHRIS GROHOLSKE . . . Co-op - 1, 2, 3, 4; Drama -1,2,4; Journalism - 2, 3. ROBIN GROHOLSKE . . . Cheerleader - 1, 2, 3, 4: Band - 1, 2, 3, 4; Varsity Club - 3, 4; Student Council - 2, 4; Track - 2; Class Treasurer -1,3; Varsity Club Treasurer - 4; Homecoming Court - 1, 4: Mock Elections - Voted Easiest to Get Along With and Best Musician; John Phillip Sousa Award - 4; Michigan Competitive Scholarship; Honors Scholarship; Who's Who Among American Cheerleaders - 4; Honor Student - 4; Cabaret -3,4. FLOYD HINSPETER . . . Baseball - 1; Football - 1, 2, 3, 4, Most Improved - 3; Homecoming Court - 3; Vo-ed - 3; Co-op - 4; Mock Elections - Voted Cutest. ALICE KELLY . . . Basketball - 1, 2. 3, 4; Track -1, 2, 3; Band - 1, 2, 3, 4; FHA - 1, 2, 3; HCC - 1, 2: Varsity Club - 3, 4; Student Council - 4; Mock Elections - Voted Most Mischievous and Always in the Hall; Cabaret - 1, 2, 3, 4; Co-op - 4; Pep Club - 1, 2, 3, 4; Pep Band - 1, 2, 3, 4; Marathon Free Throw - 1, 2, 3, 4. BRENDA KELLY . . . Cheerleading - 1, 2, 3, 4, Captain - 3; Basketball - 1, 2, 3, 4: Track -1,2, 3,4, Most Improved -1,4; Band - 1, 2, 3, 4; All-Star Band - 3; Vice President - 3: Student Council -3,4; Student Council Secretary - 4: Drama Club - 3; Choir - 3; HCC - 1; FHA - 1; Cabaret - 1, 2. 3, 4; Drama Class Plays - 3, 4; Varsity Club - 2, 3, 4; Stage Band - 2, 3, 4; Pep Band - 1, 2, 3; Mock Elections - Voted Biggest Flirt. DAVID KEMPTON . . . Band - 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Council - 4; Journalism - 4, IDEA Editor - 4, Student Yearbook Photographer - 4; Drama -3,4; Cabaret - 2, 3, 4; Master of Ceremonies - 4; Mock 166Elections - Voted Best Musician. CARLENE KEVWITCH . . . Track -3,4; Volleyball - 4; Journalism - 3, 4; Business Manager - 3, Yearbook Editor - 4; Honor Student - 4; Varsity Club -3,4: Basic Educational Opportunity Grant. JEFF KLINGAMAN . . .Co-op-3, 4. JEFF KRUMVEDE . . . Baseball - 2, 3, 4; Football -4; Varsity Club - 3, 4; Class Vice President 1; Class President - 3, 4; Student Council - 2; Journalism -3, Student Yearbook Photographer - 3; IDEA Editor -3; Mock Elections - Voted Most Studious and Quietest; Michigan Competitive Scholarship. JOE LINDQUIST . . . Football - 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball - 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball - 1, 2, 3, 4; Track - 1, 3, 4; All Conference Football - 4; All Conference Basketball -3,4, Most Improved - 3, Most Valuable - 4; Class President -1,2; Student Council 3, 4; Homecoming Court - 2, 4; Varsity Club - 1, 2, 3, 4; Varsity Club President - 4; Cabaret Master of Ceremonies - 3; Honor Student - 4; Mock Elections -Voted Most School Spirit; Michigan Competitive Scholarship; Academic Scholarship; Athlete of the Year - 4. SHARON MACK . . . Student Council - 2, 3, 4, Vice President - 3, President - 4; Volleyball - 3; Varsity Club -3,4; Cabaret -3,4, Mistress of Ceremonies - 4; Who’s Who Among American High Students - 4; Co-op - 3; Vo-ed - 3, 4, Most Outstanding - 3, 4; Mock Elections - Voted Most Likely to Succeed and Best Artist: Class Secretary - 1; Honor Student - 4; Band - 1, 2, 3, 4; Pep Band - 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Advisory Council at Vo-ed - 3, 4; DETROIT FREE PRESS Industrial Art Award: Institute of Graphic Arts Honors. JERRY MAINS . . . Student Council Honor Award -2: Basketball - 2, 3, 4; Track - 4: Football - 4: Coop - 4; Varsity Club -3,4; Drama - 4. DENNIS MILLER . . . Band - 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball -1, 2; Basketball - 2; Student Council - 1; Vice President -2,3; Vo-ed -3,4: Stage Band -2,4; Cabaret - 2, 3. WARREN ORTH . . . Football -1,2; Basketball - 2; Student Advisory Council at Vo-ed - 4: Vo-ed - 3, 4; Co-op - 4. RUSS OSBORN. . . Vo-ed - 3, 4; Co-op - 4. RANDY POWELL . . . Basketball - 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball - 1, 2, 3, 4, Most Valuable - 4; Co-op - 4; Varsity Club - 2, 3, 4; Mock Elections - Voted Class Clown and Most Mischievous. STEVE RANN . . . Football - 1; Baseball - 1; Basketball - 1, 4; Student Council - 1; Track - 4, Most Dedicated - 4; Mock Elections - Voted Easiest to Get Along With and Sweetest; Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Academic Achievement in the Michigan Competitive Scholarship Competition. DENISE RAY . . . Homecoming Court - 2; Track -4: Class Treasurer - 4; Drama Class - 4. TERESA REIMER . . . Band - 1, 2, 3, 4; Track - 1, 2, 3, 4; Pep Band - 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball - 1, 2, 3, 4; Varsity Club - 2, 3, 4; Cabaret - 1, 2, 3, 4; HCC - 1; Who’s Who Among American High School Students - 3: Honor Student - 4; FHA - 1; Pep Club - 1; Choir - 3; Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Academic Achievement in the Michigan Competitive Scholarship Competition. TERESA RICHAR . . . HCC -1,2: FHA -1,2; Volleyball - 3; Co-op - 4; Journalism - 3, 4, IDEA Editor-3. SHARON SALYER . . . Gymnastics - 1; Choir - 2: Vo-ed - 2, 3, 4: Indian Singers - 4. DIANE SHANK . . . Cheerleader - 1, 2, 3. 4, Captain - 4; Basketball - 1, 2, 3, 4, Most Improved - 3, Co-Captain - 4: Track - 2, 3: Band - 1, 2. 3, 4, President - 4: Student Council - 2, 3, 4, Vice President - 4; Varsity Club - 2, 3, 4, President 4; Cabaret -2,4; Vo-ed - 3, Student Advisor - 3; Coop - 3; Outstanding Business Student Award - 4: Honor Student - 4: Mock Elections - Voted Most Fashionable and Most School Spirit; Who's Who Among American High School Cheerleaders; Michigan Tuition Grant. BEN STINER . . . Wrestling - 1. 2, 3, 4; Most Valuable - 4; Football - 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball - 1, 2, 3; Vo-ed - 3: Co-op - 4; Mock Elections - Voted Biggest Flirt. KATIE TETREAULT . . . Basketball -1,2; Track - 1, 2, 4; Cheerleading - 1, 2, 3, 4; Homecoming Court - 3; Class Secretary - 2: Student Council - 3, 4; Varsity Club -2,3,4; Drama Club -2,4; Cabaret - 2, 3, 4; Mock Elections - Voted Class Clown and Class Chatterbox: Homemaking Award. RAY THENEN . . . Football -1,2; Baseball -1,2, 3: Varsity Club - 1, 2, 3, 4; Co-op - 4. SID WAFFLE . . . Vo-ed - 3, 4, Most Outstanding in Agricultural Mechanics - 4. ROBIN WATKINS . . . Cheerleading - 1; Volleyball -3,4: Most Improved -3,4; Track - 3; High School Mascot - 3; Homecoming Court - 4. LARRY WELSH . . . Football - 1, 3, 4; Baseball - 2, 3; Pep Club - 1; Vo-ed - 3, 4: Co-op - 3, 4; Mock Elections - Voted Class Chatterbox and Best Artist. TOM WHITE . . . Football - 1, 3, 4; Basketball - 1, 4: Track - 4; Varsity Club - 1, 2, 3, 4; Vo-ed - 3, 4. GARY WIESCHOLEK . . . Basketball - 1, 2, 3; Vo-ed - 3, 4, Most Outstanding in Welding; Band - 1, 2, 3. 167


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