Tennessee Wesleyan College - Nocatula Yearbook (Athens, TN)

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I Afci I w 378.05 T256n 1985 7 84- IS 1 9 6 : c VESLEYAN . . . BEGINNING MERNER-PFEIFFER LIBRARY TENNESSEE WlSLEYAN COLLEGE ATHENS. TN 37.VH Contents: Opening 1-2 Dedication 3-5 Superlatives 6-7 Seniors 8-16 Underclassmen 18-32 Faculty and Staff 34-44 Special Events 46-53 Organizations 54-71 Sports 74-96 Bacc Graduation 102-105 Publications 106-110 Pat and Sharon assume different roles for Lit Fest. Frank Short says to let the good times roll. Martin Luther did what when he was a kid . . . Debbie Derrick and a friend take time After class, Mike Carter and Jim Tobin to enjoy each other ' s company. share a laugh or two. The R.A. ' s award winning Garfield pumpkin and his pals Odie and Pookey. Ramon and Priscilla can ' t believe the sight that lies before them. OCT 12 -89 Dedication The 1984-85 Nocatula staff is proud to dedicate this yearbook, as a welcome into office, to President James Cheek and his family. James E. Cheek II, Sixteenth President of Tennessee Wesleyan College, succeeds George E. Naff, Jr., who retired from the position on June 30th, 1984, after serving for 9 years. Dr. Cheek had been serving as Vice-President for Institutional Advancement at Tennessee Wesleyan College. A native of Rossville, Georgia, he took his B.A. in English while an undergraduate at Emory and Henry College. He taught English at Brentsville District High School in Nokesville, Va., between 1962-65. President Cheek joined the faulty of Hiwasse College in 1965, where he spent eleven years as English instructor and coach. During his tenure, he was selected three times as Teacher of the Year by the student body. Dr. Cheek took his Master of Arts in Teaching in English from the University of Chattanooga in 1967. He has completed his work for the Ph.D. in English at Florida State University and has done further graduate study at the University of Virginia, East Tennessee State University and The University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He is a graduate of the College Management Program of Carnegie-Mellon University. In 1983, he received the honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Lin- coln Memorial University. After joining the faculty of Tennessee Wesleyan College in 1976 as associate professor of English and a Chairman of the Department, Dr. Cheek has served in various capacities including assistant to the President, Dean of Student Services, Director of Admissions, Director of Development, and Vice-President for Institutional Advancement. James E. Cheek II is married to the former Rosemary Dickson of Chattanooga. Mrs. Cheek is a graduate of East Tennessee State University and is active in community and church affairs. Dr. and Mrs. Cheek have 4 children, James E. Ill (Trippe), Caroline, John Christopher, (Chris) and Rachel Dickson. c c T h Inauguration of JAMES EDWARD CHEEK II As PRESIDENT OF . TENNESSEE WESLEYAN COLLEGE Saturday the Suah Dot ol Cktabei HinetrrnHundrr.lt .,,..■ Tr n n„w Octnrk m rW Momrrvj Tountrnd Mrmtmal Halt Looks like he made it! Here, you do it a while. ( ' J i hh h m (1 ■ : W3F ) c Father forgive them for they know not what they have done. 5 ) C Who me? D Now President Cheek is officially one of the gang but he wears a coat of a different color. r r v c President Cheek and Trippe look back on Tri accomplishment. M Vwo pp , | | rresident and Mrs. Cheek take Rachael up in the | worl d. M Caroline dances with her favorite guy Chris. D C Are we out of film yet? 3 Mom, should I call him President or President Daddy or Mr. President or . . . A 1985 Superlatives - Wesleyan ' s Cream of Left Top: Best Christian Witness Sophomore: Jenne Beach and Jr.: Jeff Wadley Left Middle: Most Outgoing Senior: Hose Fernandez and Soph: Priscilla Shaw Left Bottom Left: Most Attractive Freshman: Phil Pippenger and Freshman: Jackie Barnhart Left Bottom Right: Mr. and Miss TWC Sophomore: Keith Bailey and Junior: Beth Parham Right Top: Most Intellectual Senior: Robbie Davis and Sophomore: Diana Kelly Right Middle: Most Dependable Senior: Anita Holland and Sophomore: Chris Wilson Right Bottom: Most Talented Jeff Webb and Angie Hamilton Far Right Top: Most Mischievous Senior: Danny Black and Freshman: Karen Campbell Far Right Bottom: Best Dressed Sophomore: Cindy Tipton and Freshman: Ramon Harden -r% The Crop Stand Out in the Crowd s Our time has come - we are now fulfilling a goal that we set in our hearts to accomplish. Even though we are embarking upon a new journey, we will cherish friendships and those moments that have made our college years more enjoyable. As Seniors, we could never have reached our goals without the support of our parents and numerous professors. Taking pride in being graduates of Tennessee Wesleyan College, we are the Seniors — the Class of 1985. of 1985 Danny Black Psychology Madisonville, TN Jackie Brown Math Englewood, TN Brenda Burton Business Mgmt. Philadelphia, TN Carol Cannon Church Music Maryville, TN Jane Cate Social Science Ed Athens, TN Janice Clift Elementary Ed. Athens, TN Robbie Davis Biology Athens, TN Tammy Easier Accounting Englewood, TN Kevin Eichelberger Health P.E. Newport News, VA 10 Jeff Fields Computer Sci Bus. Mgmt. Clinchport, VA Susie Fisher Fducation Athens, TN Sandra Hall Communications Chatsworth, GA Patti Hamman Accounting Athens, TN Steve Haney Accounting Englewood, TN Earl Harris Bus. Admin Tellico Plains, TN Paula Harris Bus. Mgmt. Tellico Plains, TN LeeAnn Hicks English Education Knoxville, TN David Hill Communications Athens, TN 11 a_ Joyce Holden-Duncan Soc. Sci. Sec. ED Athens, TN Loyce Holden Bus. Mgmt. Englewood, TN Anita Holland Christian ED. Greenville, MS Greg Johnson Communications Vincentown, NJ Don Jones Bus. Mgmt. Rahway, NJ Yasuhiro Kuwata Bus. Mgmt Acct. Japan Susan Lingerfelt Biology Niota, TN Greg Mcguire Bus. Mgmt. Sweetwater, TN Kevin Martin Communications Sweetwater, TN 12 John Massie Business Madisonville, TN Linton Massie Bus. Mgmt. Computer Sci. Madisonville, TN Tom Miller Communications Brownsville, TX Jane Millsaps Bus. Mgmt. Recreation Philadelphia, TN Noriko Nakazono Behavorial Sci. Japan Gene Norman Communications Madisonville, TN Myra Norwood Biology Athens, TN G. Jane Owens History Athens, TN Myra Kay Peavyhouse Biology Spring City, TN 13 Vance Owens Communications Castlewood, Va Michelle Pierce ACCT Athens, TN Ronald Ramsey Computer Sci Athens, TN Dedra Ratledge Bus. Mgmt Sweetwater, TN Regina Reagan Bus. Mgmt. Tellico Plains, TN Janice Renner Biology Calhoun, TN Bobby Ring Communications Castlewood, VA Vivian Ring Biology St. Paul, VA Susan Roberts Bus. Mgmt. Kings Park, NY 14 rm Kenneth Scoggins Religion Cleveland, TN Ezell Scruggs Acct. Bus. Mgmt. Franklin, TN Nellie Shanks Psychology Philadelphia, TN Brian Shaw Business Mgmt. Marietta, GA Julie Stricklan Elementary Ed. Madisonville, TN Eizo Tashima Behavorial Science Japan Fran Tomlinson Communications Gainesville, Florida Amy Trotter Math Athens, TN Gail Williams Human Services Tellico Plains, TN 15 Randy Williams Accounting Strawbery Plains, TN Susie Wilson Elem. Education Maryville, TN Mayumi Yamada Accounting Japan Lea Hill-Zarrineh Accounting Athens, TN Upper Right: Robbie Davis proudly portrays Chaucer at Lit Fest while the chorus looks on. Lower Right: Anita Holland can ' t believe she ate the whole thing. Left: Loyce, Joyce, and LeeAnn pause for a moment on the steps of New Hall before leav- ing for a formal party. 16 A vital part of Tennessee Wesleyan College, the building known as Old College stands as a reminder of the past and present. This three story brick building was built by the Order of Odd Fellows who obtained a charter from the State of Tennessee on January 2, 1854. This was to be eventually bought by the Methodist Episcopal Church South on October 22, 1857, and then became known as Old College. At this time Old College came under the control of the Holston Conference. In 1858 Old College opens as the Athens Female College with seventy students. The college has always been used as an educational facility with the exception of the year 1862 when it was used as a hospital during the Civil War. After the Civil War, there was a dispute over the building and in a 1870 Supreme Court decision the building was returned to the Methodist Episcopal Church South. It was later called East Tennessee Wesleyan College and now is the focal point of the campus. Presently the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum is located in the Old College building. The museum was placed on the National Historical Register in 1983. Extensive renovation has taken place on Old College and nine rooms comprise the museum with each room sponsored by a family or company. The museum houses articles from McMinn, Meigs, and Monroe counties that date from 1820 to 1940. Tennessee Wesleyan College carries on the tradition set by Old College today. 17 Tennessee Wesleyan ' s underclass- men constitute three-fourth ' s of the student body. Our underclassmen are found in action as cheerleaders, athletes, and members of various organizations. As our Freshmen are getting used to being away from home, and the hustle of college life, our Sophomores are struggling to finish the year. The Juniors are faithfully looking forward to that wonderful next year. They are still en- joying this year as they find time for fun between studies. While the Senior class seems most important right now, it is these underclassmen that will be the leaders of tomorrow. 18 CLASSMEN 19 Derrick Akal Freshman Linch. Ky. Jamie Alder Freshman Chattanooga. TN Chris Allen Freshman Newport. TN Don Atkins Junior Madisonville. TN Keith Bailey Sophomore Etowah. TN Lisa Baker Freshman Sweetwater. TN Left: Grace lets out a yell as Susan gets ready to bomb Tijuana. Right: Father Divine leads the people. Hallelujah Pam Barefield Freshman Etowah. TN Jackie Barnhart Freshman Knoxville, TN Jenne Beach Sophomore Ft. Pierce. FL 20 Camille Beadle Junior Pulaski, TN Laura Bean Junior Morristown, TN Diana Beckner Freshman Harrison, TN Scott Bergendahl Sophomore Erwin, TN Lisa Borden Freshman Englewood, TN Dwayne Brabson Junior Rutledge, TN J Left: Hey girls, have you heard the latest . . . Right: Gene Nor- man uses his time wisely in his favorite study spot - Sunset Park. Tijuana Bradley Freshman Cleveland, TN Lisa Brantley Junior Greenville, TN Ronald Brown Freshman Chattanooga, TN 21 Leslie Buckles Freshman Kingsport. TN Shentonta Burchett Sophomore Butler. TN Gary Burgess Sophomore Etowah. TN Roseanne Burn Sophomore Niota, TN Daniel Butterfield Freshman Chattanooga, TN Karen Campbell Freshman Alcoa. TN Jeffery Clark Junior Sweetwater. TN Karen Couch Sophomore Crossville, TN Mark Cox Junior Athens. TN iv .» a , i •=, « i ; o Robin Harris and Leslie Buckles debate o punting or dissecting. X Dr. Wiggin ' s Fallen Angels. ) Gregg Crain Freshman Greenbrier, TN Greg Cunningham Junior Monroe, GA Jane Currin Junior Etowah, TN Angie Curtis Freshman Athens, TN Margaret Dannel Junior Athens, TN Robby Daughtery Junior Madisonville, TN ■ ) Denise Davis Junior Etowah, TN Kim Davis Junior Maryville, TN Debbie Derrick Junior Etowah, TN ( Keith and Beth compare New Hall ' s new furniture to the floor. DC Shentonta wants to know if anyone has seen her roomie. ) John Duffett Sophomore Daytona Beach, FL Kenny Dunlap Junior Louisville, TN Ellen Ealy Sophomore Athens, TN Michael Edmonds Sophomore Knoxville, TN Alice Edwards Junior Tellico Plains, TN Cynthia Edwards Sophomore Chatsworth, GA Left: Pepe always crashes the party. Right: Evan Woods gets ready to spin a record as Scott Hatfield and Loyce Holden look on. Ronnie Estes Sophomore Athens, TN Kay Etheridge Junior Chatsworth, GA Dan Eubank Junior Moorestown, NJ 24 Mary Farmer Freshman Athens, TN Amy Ferguson Freshman Etowah, TN Karen Fleury Freshman Riceville, TN Bob Ford Freshman Andersonville, TN Renee Fox Freshman Maryville, TN Tony Gibson Junior Ootlewah, TN Left: Rhonda Pickett welcomes a guest to President Cheek ' s inaugura- tion. Right: Rhonda McDaniel and Lisa Mason get together between classes for a break and a chance to talk. ■ liSSE Chuck Glass Senior Athens, TN Crystal Guffey Junior Athens, TN Angie Hamilton Junior Andersonville, TN 25 " ■ , Sharon Hamilton Junior Englewood, TN ■ i Mohammad r m 1 P £ Hammad Freshman mm ' rh Kuwait L A r ♦ Vf Ramon Harden - Freshman Chattanooga, TN f J f Robin Harris Freshman Athens, TN Ronnie Hayes Freshman Hickory, NC Jack Heeter Junior Circleville, OH Joy Humberd Sophomore Athens, TN Sara Inscho Junior Madisonville, TN Jill Inzer Sophomore Athens, TN Beth Parham is Just another added attrac tion to Wesleyan. )C Joy Humberd leads a group of pallbearers on stage before th rama production — " The Return of Dracula. " 3 ' 11 1 1 H ■ P r ■ £ ' . ' . it . ' ■«;■. - i Melanie Jenkins Sophomore Athens, TN Jennie Johnson Freshman Newport, TN Kimalee Jones Freshman Knoxville, TN Chinami Kasuga Freshman Nagasaki, Japan Diana Kelly Sophomore Dryden, VA Sooyeol Kim Junior Fukuoka, Japan Jennifer Kuykendall Sophomore Cookeville, TN Susan Laws Freshman Newport, TN John Lee Freshman Cleveland, TN c Kal and his friend take an afternoon stroll through campus. lajNKTH msi ami rni i — tmciiQ tw 37aoa DC Glen and Jill ask Cynthia if her ciga plain or loaded. r is A Melissa Lichlyter Junior Bulls Gap, TN Kelly Littleton Junior Loudon, TN Randy Littleton Sophomore Athens, TN Left: Summer passed quickly, September is here and it is moving day for the new Freshman stu- dents. Right: The foun- tain at Sunset Park provides a peaceful setting for all who wander by. Tammy Lynn Junior Tellico Plains, TN Mark McCarter Freshman Athens, TN Pam McCowan Junior Athens, TN Rhonda McDaniel Junior Tracy City, TN Libby McKinney Sophomore Athens, TN Pam McMillian Junior Knoxville, TN 28 Lisa Mason Sophomore Niota, TN Karen Meeks Freshman Englewood, TN Cindy Melton Freshman Englewood, TN N Left: Loyce Hol- den. a R.A. at New Hall dorm. helps Sara Inscho move in. Right : Oh no a broken chain gang in Lit Fest. Kathy Melton Senior Athens, TN Jeanne Metcalf Freshman Newport, TN Bill Mitchell Junior Madisonville, TN Jennifer Moore Senior Niota, TN Khaldoun Naimat Sophomore Jordan Dana Neal Freshman Knoxville, TN 29 Grace Nicol Sophomore Sierra Leone, W. Africa Masyuki Noritsune Junior Japan Dean Oliver Sophomore Trade, TN John Panetta Freshman Lancaster, OH Beth Parham Junior Mosheim, TN Becky Phillips Freshman Gatlinburg, TN Rhonda Pickett Sophomore Etowah, TN Phil Pippenger Freshman Cleveland, TN Stacy Proffitt Freshman Knoxville, TN Q Jennifer Kuykendall always smiles for the camera. amie Alder and Danny Black get down to the beat of a favorite song. ) Kristin Rayburn Freshman Knoxville, TN Glen Reece Junior Dalton, GA Diane Renfro Junior Blaine, TN Kim Riley Freshman Knoxville, TN Michael Rinehart Junior Decatur, TN Kim Rush Sophomore Cleveland, TN Jeff Saunders Sophomore Athens, TN Mark Saunders Junior Athens, TN Robin Settlemeyer Freshman Seymour, TN ( Priscilla and Jennie share a common interest — the phone. X Cynthia and Pookey catch some zzz ' s. 3 Priscilla Shaw Sophomore Marietta, GA Teresa Sherrill Junior Crab Orchard, TN Lisa Shirk Freshman Loudon, TN Left: LeeAnn, Loyce and Glenn Lowe are always hams at banquets. Right: Angie and Karen Bir ds of a feather flock together. Mary Marie Smith Freshman Trion, GA Connie Spakes Junior Athens, TN Jeff Spurgeon Freshman Harriman, TN Priscilla Stockwell Senior Athens, TN Jeff Storie Freshman Maryville, TN Gloria Tate Junior Athens, TN H IT ' JB Pc 1 imM 32 Susan Thompson Freshman Athens, TN Cindy Tipton Sophomore Knoxville,TN Jim Tobin Junior Jacksonville, FL Left: Myra won- ders if Dr. Cox would think the Krebs Cycle is a " Golden Nugget. " Right: Pain Mc- Millian waits for new students to ar- rive with Anita Holland in the lob- by of New Hall. Pam Tucker Freshman Seymour, TN Karen Tulloss Freshman Cleveland, TN Leslie Vibbert Freshman Athens, TN Jeff Wadley Junior Gatlinburg, TN Julie White Junior Athens, TN Marty Wild Sophomore Newport, TN 33 Jo Wilkinson Junior Maryville, TN Scott Wilkinson Sophomore Morrestown, NJ Bob Williams Sophomore Crystal, MN Danielle Williams Sophomore Athens, TN Hal Williams Junior Marietta, GA Chris Wilson Sophomore Etowah, TN David Wilson Freshman Sevierville, TN Left: As Don Quxiote, Kar- en Campbell articulates to Mary Farmer about his lady-love, Right: Grace Nicol shares her African customs with us at Tennes- see Wesleyan. The Fisher Hall of Science was dedicated by J. W. Fisher of Newport, Tennessee, who was an active Trustee of Tennessee Wesleyan College. Mr. Fisher donated $250,000 for the construction of the building which is complete with laboratories, lecture rooms, conference rooms, and offices. Fisher Hall is dedicated to the memory of three generations of Fishers: Robert M. Fisher, Richard J. Fisher, Sr. and Richard J. Fisher, Jr. Fisher Hall is usually thought of as the science building since most of the building is used for Biology, Physics, and Chemistry classes. The laboratories are well-supplied with standard materials and valuable equipment. Fisher Hall currently has classrooms and offices for the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Speech and Theater, and Computer Science. The building also has a darkroom for the Communications Department and is used to store a variety of recreation equipment. 35 The faculty and staff at Tennessee Wesleyan College have one goal — to aid in the education of the students. Some of these members have been at T.W.C. for a number of years, while others are relatively new; however they work together to form a learning environment for the students. The most prominent attribute of our facul- ty and staff is their immediate friend- ship and eagerness to help. Each of them follow the student from his or her first day at T.W.C. thru gradua- tion day and all of them are always there to give support and an extra push toward that long lived goal! 36 AND STAFF 37 C Courtney Senn Math, B.S., U.S. Naval Acad.; MAT. Duke Univ. Louise Harms Library Science; B.A. U.A B;B.S. In L.S., G.P.C for Teachers. Stan Harrison Health PE, B.S., U.T.K. MS. (In progress) 4+ John E. Woods Biology, B.S., Millsaps College; M.S., M.S.U. Ph. D., U.S.M. Bryan Jackson Business Admin. B.S., MBA., U.T.K. Dwain Farmer Health PE, Recreation B.S,T.W.C.;M.S., U.T.K. Elizabeth Keirn Health PE, Recreation B.S., U.T.K.; M.S., F.S.U. B. T. Hutson Business Admin. M.S., U.T.K. B.S. Doris Burrus Behavioral Science, B.A., U.T.K; Ph.D., U.T.K. Genevieve Wiggins, Jef- frey Pugh, Ruth Pugh, Jeff Folks, and Becky Green star in the famous Literary Poem, Paradise Lost. Dr. Wiggins por- trays the evil devil. Dr. Woods always needs finishing touches when getting ready for special events. 38 Glen Lowe Cafe, Manager ynn Whiting Speech Theater, B.S. Troy State Univ.; M.S., M.S.U. Durwood Dunn Pol.Sci, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., U.T.K. Pres. James Cheek English, B.A. Emory and Henry College; M.A.T., U.T.C.; Litt. D., L.M.U. Jean D. Arrants B.S., Business Mgr. Alton Smith Math., B.S. , M.T.S.U.; M.A., Univ. of 111. Emily Dewhirst French, A.B. Univ. Minnesota; M.S. Univ. N. 111. David Duncan History, B.A. U.T.K. ; M.A., Ph.D.. Vanderbilt Univ. Nancy N. Boardman B.S., U.T.K.; M.S., G.P.C. for Teachers at Vanderbilt Dr. George Naff shows his Nobel Prized Smile. The Faculty tries to look Professional for one day, but it doesn ' t seem to work out very well. 39 Kenneth Charles Supt. of Buildings and Grounds. Naomi Greenland Seer, to the Librarian George Miller Admin Assistant to the Pres., B.S., Madison College; M.S., U.T.; Ed.D. U.ofVA(in progress). Jerry Bivens B.S.. M.Ed., Admissions Officer, Baseball Coach. Betty Miller B.S. — Psych.. Admissions Office Manager. Issac E. Gaidoo Bus. Admin.; A. A.. Michigan Chr. College; B.S.. M.S., Ph.D.. Indiana State U. Maxwell Courson Journalism. B.A.. M.A., Univ. GA; Ph.D., I Iniv. Hawaii Darnell Chance Music. B.A.,T. V.C.;M. Div Chandler School of Theology; M.A., U.K. Jane Shultz Periodicals and Audiovisuals Assistant L to R: Head Resident: Pam McMillan. Jenne Beach. Asst. Head Resi- dent: Anita Holland. Loyce Holden. Fran Tomlinson. and Diana Kellv. 40 Phsllis Bostick B.A., Seer, to the President Floyd Bowling Math; A. B., L.M.U.; M.S., S. of Iowa: Ed.D., U.T.;Sc.D., T.W.C. Joyce Baker Chemistry; B.S.,Ohio N.U.;Ph.D.,TX A M Univcrsitv Evelyn Saunders Seer, to Registrar and to Dir. of Cont. Education. James Thompson Sociology; B.A., Southwestern U.; M.A., University of Houston. Sandra Clariday B.S., M.L.S., Technical Ser. Librarian Janice Ryberg Music; B.S., M.Ed., U.of Missouri; M. Mus., D. Mus., Florida State University. K. Nelson Green B.A., B.S., Dean of Student Services Robbie Ensminger A. A., Dir. of Alumni Affairs L to R: Linton Massie III, John Massie, Asst. Head Resident: Jeff Fields, Gregg Cunning- ham. Not Pictured: Head Resident: Mark Watten- barger, Ezell Scruggs, and Marty Wild. 41 Anita Withers A.B.. M.Ed.. MA.. Registrar Mark Wattenbarger B.S.. Assistant Dean of Stu. Services Charlotte Washington Manager of Sen ice Room M irec V. :: Operator of Campus Soda Shop Joyce Williams Book Store Manager James Tinaen B.A.. MLS.. Coordinator of the Readers Advisory Service Louise Trotter Seer, to the Academic Dean Holland Yibbert Seer, to the Dean of Stu. Services. Genevieve Wiaains English: A.B..T T.C.: M.A.. Vanderbilt L " .: PH.D.. U.T. Mr. Whiting peruses the food at the Welcoming Dinner for new students and their parents. Coach Harrison plans his strategy during the Homecoming ballaame. Carol Bates Assistant to the Business Manager Eidmond R. Cox Biology, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama Judi Griffith B.A., Financial Aid Officer Robert Ryberg B.S., Howard Payne College; M.A., Ed. D. Arizona State Jeffrey C. Pugh Religion Philosophy, B.S., Ferrum College; M.Div., Wesley Seminary; M. Phil., Drew Univ.; Ph.D., Drew Univ. Connie Akers R.N., Nurse Gladys Kyle M.S. in Lib. Sci. B.S. Tenn. Wes. College M.S. Univ. of Tenn. Ruth Fry B.A. English w honors Univ. of South Florida M.A. Univ. of South Florida, Naomi Greenland Secretary in the Library Mr. Tingen puts the final touches to his appearance at Dr. Cheek ' s inaugu- ration. Dr. Cheek smiles for the camera at his inaugu- ration. 43. Eugenia Miller Assist, to the Business Mgr. Mary Greenhoe English Music, B.M. Shorter College: M.M., Oberlin College Ed. D., U.T.K. Brad Smith B.A., E.C.U.:M.A., E.C.U. M.S., U.T.K. Gordon Sterchi B.A., Emory Univ.: M.A. Candler Univ.: Ph.D. Div. Emory Univ. Susan Miller B.S.,J.M.U.:M.S., U.T.K. Jeffrey Folks English, B.A., Reed Univ. M.A., Ph.D. Indiana Univ. This is BEDFORD: B.S. Campus Morale. Bedford once used to roam freely on the campus of Ten- nessee Wesleyan College. Now, Bedford is trapped behind an ugly chain link fence. Is there no justice in this world? 44 Townsend Memorial Hall was built in 1924. In 1951 the building was rededicated to the memory of the late Colonel W. B. Townsend, who was a generous benefactor of Tennessee Wesleyan College. Townsend Memorial Hall is sometimes referred to as the Administrative Building, for it houses the President ' s Office, the Academic Dean ' s office, the Admissions offices, and the Business office. There is also a board room used for meetings. An auditorium seating over nine hundred people is also located in Townsend. The Math Department has its offices upstairs above the auditorium. Next to these offices is a teachers ' lounge. There used to be a gymnasium in the basement of Townsend that seated over five hundred people. Ten- nessee Wesleyan ' s basketball games were played here before the new gymnasium was built. 45 This year at Wesleyan, there were a wide variety of special events. Among the special events covered. Homecom- ing ranked as a favorite. All-Sing followed with performances by Sigma Kappa, Alpha XI, and the Kids of Wesleyan. Dracula, the Fall produc- tion, was a chilling experience. Then the Winter drama productions of the Lifeguard and the Swimmer were splash hits. Lit Fest ends our special events section with super perfor- mances by many of the English classes. But don ' t worry, more special events will be featured later in the book. 46 EVENTS TENNESSEE WESLEYAN 1984-85 Homecoming Queen Beth Parham is congratulated by the 1983-84 Queen English Cartwright. JUNIOR REPRESENTATIVE Beth Parham is escorted by Keith Bailey. She was chosen by the student body. SENIOR REPRESENTATIVE Fran Tomlinson is escorted by Pepe Fernandez. SENIOR REPRESENTATIVE Sandra Hall is escorted by Greg Johnson. 48 HOMECOMING 1984-85 JUNIOR REPRESENTATIVE Angie Hamilton is escorted by Mike Armstrong. Tr: SOPHOMORE REPRESENTATIVE Priscilla Shaw escorted by Ramon Harden. Middle: SOPHOMORE REPRESENTATIVE Cindy Tipton is escorted by Ronnie Hayes. BL: FRESHMAN REPRESENTATIVE Jackie Barnhart is escorted by Gregg Crain. BR: FRESHMAN REPRESENTATIVE Susan Laws is escorted by Steve Self. 49 ALL SING The Sigma Kappa Sorority was one of the sororities that per- formed for All Sing. The Sigma Kappas won the awards for the small group as well as the large group. Here they are dressed up like short people. Grace Nicol and Missy Flanaigan were looking on as Carol Cannon was showing her stuff while doing the " Hokey Pokey. " The following Alpha Xi sorority members per- formed Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. From left to right are Jane Cate, Jeanne Metcalf, Lisa Mason and Jennifer Moore. The faculty and staff of TWC loaned out their kids to perform in the All Sing pro- gram. The kids really enjoyed par- ticipating in this as much as the au- dience enjoyed watching them. 50 DRACULA — Winter Drama Production 4 V ♦ riP: Dracula, Gene Norman, dashed through the crowd to enhance the effects of his wretchedness. Cynthia Edwards, playing the part of Moana, asks everyone to " Please walk this way. " Top: Becky Green, Cynthia Edwards and Fran Tomlinson discuss legal implications concerning the Dracula Castle. Bottom: Gene Norman demonstrated his spellbinding powers on Renee Fox. Top: Six pallbearers, led by Joy Humberd, carried the coffin of Dracula to his castle. Bottom: Gordon DeLashmnitt couldn ' t believe how childish his uncle Dracula was behaving. " THE LIFEGUARD AND THE SWIMMER " The Lifeguard and the Swimmer were plays which the students of TWC performed. It was directed by Gordon DeLashmitt and the faculty sponsor was Lynn Whiting. Convocation credit was given for attending. TL: Joey Harris being such a friendly policeman, gives Scott Wilkinson a helping hand out of the pool. TR: Kevin stops to talk to Scott Wilkinson while waiting on the bus. Middle: Man I can ' t believe you are a lifeguard and you almost let this man drown. We had to save him from drowning. Don ' t you know anything? BL: I can ' t believe you hired this turkey to be a lifeguard and he can ' t swim. BR: I ' m telling you miss, there ' s no one out there of any significance. LITFEST Each year the English Department presents a program in which English and literature students portray various characters. As usual the participating groups were enjoyed by all. TL: Novelist Gene Norman concentrates on his latest masterpiece. TR: The History of the English Language class presents the latest in Shakespearean fashions. Middle: New Hall anxiously awaits the arrival of Don Quixote. BL: Paradise Lost or Hell ' s Angels? BR: Dr. Folks, Becky Green and Dr. Pugh master the art of acting in the Garden of Eden. s_ The organizations of the campus of Tennessee Wesleyan College consists of two sororities (Sigma Kappa and Alpha Xi Delta), Choir, Consolidation (a musical group picked by audition), the Student Government Association, the Baptist Student Union, S.A.M. (business oriented), Alpha Chi (Scholarship), Circle K, Ambassadors, Wesleyan Christian Fellowship, the Biology Club, the International Club, and the Masqued Players. At least one of these organizations appeals to each of the T.W.C. students. They provide fellowship, service, and the building of new friendships. All of these organiza- tions have the respect of both the facul- ty and the student body. ORGAN 54 IZATIONS Alpha XI Delta . . . Alphi Xi Delta is a national fraternity on campus. It was founded at Lombard College in Gatesburg, Illinois. Alphi Xi was re- established on our campus in May of 1984. Alphi Xi Delta ' s colors are Double Blue and Gold; our flower is the pink Killarney rose; Keith Dailey is their Dream Man and their advisors are Dr. Genevieve Wiggins and Judy Griffith. This year ' s activities have included teacher treats on Friday, sponsoring the Cystic Fibrosis Skate-a-thon and working as hug- gers at the Special Olympics. This year ' s members are President Jane Cate, Vice- President Janice Clift, Vice-President Sheri Simmons, Jennifer Moore, Kay Etheridge (Treas.), Cynthia Edwards, Lisa Mason, Pam McCowan, Sara Inscho, Margaret Dan- nel and Jeanne Metcalf. Our members participate in the Halloween Arts Festival, R.A. ' s, Choir Members, S.A.M., Ambassadors, Alphi Chi and Who ' s Who. They operate the concession stand at the basketball games and participate in All Sing. 56 I ,- z True Friendship Shines Bright The members of Alpha Xi Delta sang a melody of songs from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The Dwarfs were Jane Cate (Bashful), Jennifer Moore (Doc), Jeanne Metcalf (Dopey), Missy Flanigan (Sleepy), Lisa Mason (Grumpy), Cynthia Edwards ( Happy ), Kay Etheridge (Snee- zy), Margaret Dannel (Snow White), and Keith Bailey as Prince Charming. As a community service project, the Alpha Xi ' s took the underprivil- eged children Christmas Shop- ping, helped with the Cystic Fibrosis Skating Fund- raiser, and judged a breakdancing contest. Some activities of the sorority on campus include working the con- cession stand for basketball games, decorating for school dances and participating in RUSH. 57 Sigma Kappa . . . L to R: Vivian Ring, Mary Marie Smith, Jennifer Kuykendall, Kimalee Jones, Mary Farmer, Lisa Baker, Julie White, Denise Rogers. Gamma Psi Chapter of Sigma Kappa Sorority is one of two national sororities on the Tennessee Wesleyan campus. It has been a major part of the T.W.C. Greek System since January of 1961. Lavender and Maroon are the sorority ' s colors. The violet is the flower and the pearl is their jewel. The Sigma Kappa participated in many things this year. One of the things the Sigma Kappas ' par- ticipated in was " All Sing " . Lisa, Mary Marie, Mary, Leslie, Jennifer were the small group of the Sigma ' s singing Chim-Chimney. They won first place in every division of the ISC All Sing. Denise Rogers greets Lisa Baker at the Initiation Banquet. The of- ficers of the sorority were: Acting Pres.: Denise Rogers, Pledge Trainer: Julie White, Sec: Denise DeLashmitt, Panhellonic delegate: Jennifer Kuykendall, Rush Chair- man: Denise DeLashmitt and Registrar: Vivian Ring. 58 A Sistership Dede Hammond, Leslie Vibbcrt, Joy Humberd, Mary Farmer, and Jennifer Kuykendall are laughing and eating at the House Party. The House Party may help to form lasting friendships, because these girls get together to share interests and laughs with one another. Being in this sorority, the girls have learned to make new friends. They seem to form one big happy family. r Leslie Vibbert, Mary Farmer, Cindy Melton, Mary Marie Smith and Kimalee Jones participated in the scavenger hunt which occurred during the Inspiration Week. Two of the items they had to find were a pair of underwear and a soccer ball. By looking at the smiles on their faces, especially Leslie ' s and Mary ' s, you can tell they enjoyed finding Brian Shaw ' s underwear which they are holding up for everyone to see. Kimalee Jones and Julie White are expressing the fun they had at the In- itiation Banquet by taking time out to smile for the camera. The sisters of Sigma Kappa have participated in activities and projects such as the Hal-loween Arts Carnival, Holiday Tray Favors, Pumpkin Carving Par- ty, the Heart Run, Rotary Interna- tional Dinners, and visiting the nurs- ing home. 59 Biology Club The Biology Club consists of students who are ma- joring in Biology and those who have an interest in the science field. Advised by Dr. Ed Cox and Dr. John Woods, the club holds demonstrations for high school students who tour Fisher Hall of Science. The club en- joys a day of fun. feast, and fellowship during Spring Fling, an annual event which takes place in May. A. Wesleyan Christian Fellowship „ Every student is automatically a member of the Wesleyan Christian Fellowship. Rev. Jeff Pugh is the sponsor of WCF. WCF is where the students may share their beliefs and personal interest in Christ with one another. They sing songs and pray together. WCF was in charge of a Chapel convocation, they went to Wilmore, Kentucky for Iothus which is a fun filled weekend. It is three days of camping and enjoying Christian bonds and fellowshipping with other Christians. Rev. Pugh helps the students build a different kind of character by presenting Biblical material in unusual techniques. He encourages the students whenever they are in need whether it be a spiritual or a personal one. He used his personal experiences in order to set an example for us when we are experiencing a similar problem. He is a good friend as well as a professor. The officers for the 1984-85 school year are Keith Bailey — President, Jeff Wadley — Vice President, Kathy Melton — Sec, and Chip Yeomans . — Treasurer. i T.W.C. Choir iiiiiiiiiiiii i The Choir consists of a group of musically inclined students, led by Darnell Chance, who contribute their musical abilities to the school and the community. This year ' s activities included the Christmas Concert, Chapel Convocations, Spring Tour, Baccalaureate ser- vice and graduation. Officers this year were President Anita Holland; Vice-President Gordon DeLashmitt; Sec. Treas. Margaret Dannel; Librarian Angie Hamilton and Jeff Webb, Stage Manager. The Choir is under the direction of Darnell Chance. 62 Consolidation The Consolidation is a group of twelve most talented students of the Choir picked by auditions. They sing mainly Contemporary Pop, rock, jazz and religious music. The Consolidation per- formed at the Alumni Weekend, Hospitality Weekend, several churches throughout Tennessee, Choir tour and college visitation for parents and possible new students. The group consists of Chip Yeomans, Keith Bailey, Jim Tobin, Ramon Harden, Angie Hamilton, Pam Mc- Cowan, Diana Kelly, Sara In- scho, Margaret Dannel, Priscilla Shaw, Danny Black, Ben Seiler, Lisa Baker, Jeff Webb and Gor- don DeLashmitt. The Consolida- tion under the leadership of Darnell Chance, has made Con- solidation a household word in the city of Athens. Keep up the good work!!! 63 X Alpha Chi MEMBERS L to R: Myra Norwood, LeeAnn Hicks. Robbie Davis. Michael Rhinehart. Janice Renner. Row 2: Mark Saunders, Loyce Holden. Joyce Holden-Duncan. and Greg Cunningham. Alpha Chi is a National College Honor Society whose purpose is to promote academic excellence and 20od character. Alpha Chi officers for the 1984-85 academic year were President: Robbie Davis, Y-Pres.: Loyce Holden. Sec: Joyce Holden-Duncan, Treas.: LeeAnn Hicks, and Faculty Advisor: Courtney Senn. Alpha Chi is open to Juniors and Seniors who have a grade point average of 3.4 and who demonstrate integrity and qualities of sound character. Alphi Chi also recognizes the out- standing teacher of the year on awards dav. 64 S.A.M. S.A.M., The Society for the Advancement of Management, is an organization dealing with business. S.A.M. ' s main purpose is to get the students interested in the business world. The faculty advisors are Bryan Jackson, and B. T. Hutson. The S.A.M. sup- ported all CWT enterprises. The activities were the " Car Bash " at the Halloween Arts Festival, a tour of the Mayfield Dairy Plant, and of the Jack Daniels Distillery. The officers were: Pres.: Loyce Holden, V-Pres.: Jennifer Moore, V-Pres. of Programming: Don Jones, Sec: Patty Hammond. J The Society for the Advance- ment of Management is involved in a series of employment oppor- tunities each year that benefit its members. These include job inter- views with local businesses and various guest speakers that give tips to members. These activities have been valuable learning ex- periences. Thanks to S.A.M., its members will be prepared to meet the challenge. 65 Ambassadors The Ambassadors are a vital part of Tennessee Wesleyan College. They are chosen bv nomination by the faculty members and then are interviewed by a special board in effort to find the most representative student of T.W.C. The Ambassadors visit local high school seniors in effort to recruit new students for T.W.C. Their faculty advisor is Peggy Reynolds. The Ambassadors were: LeeAnn Hicks. Beth Parham. Karen Couch. Greg Cunningham. Mark McCarter. Keith Bailey. Jennifer Moore. Joyce Holden-Duncan, and Lovce Holden. 66 Circle K Circle K is an International service oriented organization on and off campus, compos- ed of a small number of students. They are sponsored by the Athens Kiwanis Club and have been on campus since April of 1962. Circle K has donated lots of time and money toward T.W.C. The officers for the 1984-85 academic year were: President: Loyce Holden, V-Pres.: LeeAnn Hicks, Sec: Joyce Holden-Duncan, Treas.: Jane Cate and Parliamentarian: Danny Black. Way to go Circle K! 67 International Club The purpose of the International Club is to learn how to ap- preciate cultures other than the one we are a part of. We share different ideas about different issues. For the foreign students who are at T.W.C., this club makes them think that their problems are shared and solved as a group. Foreign students and the Americans that have been to other foreign countries are a part of this club although any American is welcome in order to learn more about other countries. This club has participated in an International dinner in which different people made a dish from their country. The Faculty advisor is Ruth Fry. The officers are: President: Soo Yeol Kim, Treasurer: Eiji Suenaga, Secretary: Crystal Guffy. Baptist Student Union Established since 1965 on the campus of Tennessee Wesleyan College, the Baptist Student Union is a vital part of student life. There are various denomina- tions that meet every Thursday afternoon for a home cooked meal and a chance to participate in Christian fellowship. The Bap- tist Student Union sponsored a Lockin, weekly bible study, retreats, mission trips and other activities. The BSU has a very fine advisor by the name of La- Juana Alexander. DETOUR to i BSU. Thvr5± Luncheon 1 Hoov - 12:50 E Masqued Players The Masqued Players are college students and faculty who participate in the pro- duction of the Department of Speech and Theater. The Club provides a way for the students with dramatic talent and artistic ability to express themselves on the stage. The sponsor of the Masqued Players is Lynn E. Whiting. This year ' s ac- tivities have included the Fall Production " The Return of Dracula " and the Winter Night of One Acts " The Swimmer " , " The Lifeguards " , and an original written by Gordon DeLashmitt and Danny Black. The Spring Produc- tion was the " Fiddler on the Roof. " 70 S.G.A The Student Government Association consists of representatives from every organiza- tion on campus. The main purpose of the S.G.A. is to create interesting activities for the students to participate in. S.G.A. serves as a mediator between the students and the Faculty. This year the S.G.A has been responsible for numerous dances, intramurals. Homecoming activities and delegated funds to various clubs and publications on Wesleyan ' s campus. They financed the Religious Concert Weekend at Six Flags and sponsored the Spring Formal which oc-curred in May. The 1984-85 officers of the S.G.A. are: President: Jose Fernandez, V-President: Loyce Holden, Secretary: Joyce Holden-Duncan, and Treasurer, Patti Hammon. The Advisors are Mark Wattenbarger and Nelson Green. 71 The assignment of Dean Wright to raise funds for the construction of a science building resulted in the construction of Banfield Hall, known today as Durham Hall, this building was to be three stories high, ex- cluding the basement. It originally provided accommodations for the Science Department, which was referred to as the J. W. Fisher Laboratories. Two literary halls and the Fisher Library were also located in this building. Dean Wright had interested William Banfield of Beaver, Pennsylvania in contributing $16,400 to cover the cost of construction. Mr. Banfield ' s generosity was directed toward the construction of a memorial for his son, C. H. Banfield. Banfield Hall was opened October 7, 1902 and was formally dedicated May 19, 1903. In 1937, Mr. Durham donated $100,000 to Tennessee Wesleyan College for repairs and remodeling of the building. It was at this time that the name Banfield Hall was changed to Durham Hall. Durham Hall provides classrooms and offices for the departments of Business Management, History, English, Math, and Psychology. The building also has a small library, known as the Bishop-Cooke Library, in its top floor. 73 • • Tennessee Wesleyan College par- ticipates in four intercollegiate sports and also has a very active intramural soccer program. Just as soccer is com- ing to a close, men ' s and women ' s basketball is starting. The spring is filled with the baseball season and the women ' s tennis team. The intramural program consists of basketball, volleyball and football. T.W.C. also has a cheerleading squad and a mascot. Tryouts for cheerleading are held in the spring. All sports at T.W.C. are open to anyone and various scholarships are available. 74 ( r i 1 n rff ' j rj SPORTS 75 c BULLDOG SOCCER First row, left to right: Chris Harwell, Greg Johnson, Tom Mulligan, John Duffett, Ezell Scruggs, Scotti Bergendal and Dan Butter- field. Second row, left to right: Coach Brad Smith, Brian Shaw, Hal Williams, Jim Tobin, Kal Naimat, John Panetta, Soo Kim, Chip Maxwell, Dan Eubank and Student Assistant Jose Fernandez. J . i -, j£a 76 c Oh Coach, I can ' t take it anymore! Just let me lay here! D C Which man is mine? Who do I block? D JUST KICKIN ' AROUND ] Wait for me: I want to play too! X Hey Coach! Did you see that kick? What a kick, right to him ' D LL : .a ' I ' m so confused. I wish this game was over. DC Come on guys, what ' s your problem? D 77 ™ c T.W.C. SOCCER . . . •■.; ' ■f • r- X T The soccer team is always in action. Don ' t stand there, you may get hit in the head. WE JUST CANT BE BEAT!! ) « = AKfl it 1 1 1 |V t . V Coach we ' ve gotta go! i Ezell is showing his ability to floor a person. He will move next time — I guarantee it. A i ; c Kick it Scotti before he does. X The battle between the stars. } 79 T.W.C. HOT SHOTS . . . a I dii ) Back row, 1 to r: Phil Pippenger, Marty Wild, Randy Williams, Tony Gibson, Boyd Reynolds, Frank Short, Robbie Daugherty. Front: Ed ie Farmer, Jeff Spurgeon, Jimmy Bryant, Lavelle Emerson, Bob Williams, Mgr. Ronnie Estes. Coach Farmer poses with the two Bulldog Co- Captains, Randy Williams, and Boyd Reynolds. Williams ' field goal average was 63% and his free throw average was 74%. Reynolds ' field goal average was 53% and his free throw average was 67%. .80 Tony Gibson shoots over one of Belmont ' s players as Bob Williams looks on. BULLDOG BASKETBALL AT ITS BEST C ) Front: Eddie Farmer, Marty Wild, Todd DeLuca and Derrick Akal and Coach Dwayne Farmer. Middle: Ronnie Estes, Boyd Reynolds Randy Williams, Phil Pippenger. Back: Jeff Spurgeon, Jimmy Bryant, Kenny Dunlap, Bob Williams. BULLDOGS TL: Bob Wiliams was showing his ability to play basketball by going out of bounds to save the ball. TR: Randy Williams always takes the time to pose for the Annual staff photographer. Center: Jeff Spurgeon, a freshman, puts a big smile on his face while posing for his picture. BL: The Bulldogs display their excellent abilities in the art of team work. BR: Derrick Akal jumps high in order to get a basket as fellow teammates, Phil Pippenger and Bob Williams wait for the offensive rebound. LED BY BRYANT C LADY BULLDOG BASKETBALL . . ' K 9 ' - S W ' ' B 1 ■H £1 L j P First row: Lisa Brantley, Diane Renfro, Susan Thompson, Beth Parham, Susan Laws. Second row: Karen Meeks, Jackie Barnhart, Rhonda Pickett, Janice Renner. Third row: Karen Campbell, Coach Stan Harrison, Teresa Sherrill. The basketball senior spotlight is on Janice Ren- ner. She is a Biology major and in addition to keep- ing good grades, she also has an outstanding basketball record. Janice made .611 percent of her free-throws. She averaged 8.4 points per game and 2.2 assists. Coach Harrison plans his strategy during a game. The Lady Bulldog; averaged 50% of their field goals, 68% of free-throws, 38% of re bounds, and 19% of assists. JUNIOR SPOTLIGHT . . . DYNAMITE!!! J f Junior Lisa Brantley displays excellent form. Her overall statistics for field goals was 50% and her free-throw average as 54%. Beth Parham wonders where everyone went, beth ' s field goal average was 46% and her free-throw average was 76%. Long-armed Rhonda Pickett heads for the hoop. Beth Parham stretches to stop the ball. Diane Renfro takes a giant-stride toward victory. 85 c THE SOPHOMORE SPOTLIGHT . . . GREAT " STUFF " C Left: Rhonda Pickett and Beth Parham are showing what a thrill it is to walk across " big " TWC campus. Right: " How can I see the basketball with your hand in the way? " Rhonda Pickett says. c THE FANTASTIC FRESHMEN " Tricked you, and you thought I was going to throw you the ball. " Karen Campbell aiming high for the goal. Jump back Jack, Jackie ' s coming through! AND . . . THE SPOTLIGHT SPECIAL } ( Freshman Karen Meeks dazzled the crowd her cat-like moves. with I Freshman Susan Thompson, the Lady Bulldog manager, was a very impor- tant factor in the success of the team. Susan, being in the position that she was, made her obligated to clean up after and " take a lot of guff from the players. In this picture, Susan shows that even though one takes a lot of guff, a loving attitude can still be maintained. Her cat ' s name is Tigger. Beth and " J. R. " baffle the opponent with their ext raordinary defensive manuevers. Jackie took many knocks, slaps and general bumping around in the Milligan game. r J. R. was a " dead eye " from the corner. 87 BULLDOG BASEBALL . . . Seated, 1 to r: Ronnie Hartert, John Simbeck, Bobby Ring, Kevin Eichelberger, Dwayne Brabson, Steve Self, Gustavo Reyes, and Scott Wilkinson. Kneeling: Jack Heeter, Tony Davis, Brian Chamberlain, Tom Mulligan, Tom Griffin, Chris Allen, Ronnie Hayes. Standing: Asst. Coach Sam Smith, David Stanfield, John Asbell, Glen Zuccalamaglio, Ed Terzek, Vance Owens and Coach Jerry Bivens. 88 c One last fastball in the mitt and we can end a long day! ) C Heeter warms up to throw some Heat! ) BEATS THE BEST!! The 1985 baseball season at TWC was filled with talent, excitement and enthusiasm. The pitching staff continually directed opposing batters back to their dugouts, while the offense battered opposing pitchers. Superior defensive plays held hits and runs to a minimum. The coaches kept their strategical efforts one step ahead of the opponents ' . As a result of a 100% output of everyone involved, the Bulldog ' s produced a successful hardball season. v It i r • w I promise, no more homeruns this inn ing, Coach. D i p$ . ... M MR Mjfl ( ■ail I mMb 4L " — C A master at his trade. v ' c c Essential equipment for baseball Gatorade! Hey Ump! You want to talk about that one? ) C D c Downtown Again!! I wonder if he ' ll bunt. ? J 89 BULLDOGS " TAKE US G onnie Hayes, a freshman, watches the aseball game with great anticipation. ) C Ronnie Hartert, a Sophomore, shows what a great arm he has as he throws the ball to second. ) Left: Gus Reyes, a sophomore, is a fine second baseman who executes his abilities in a profes- sional manner. Above: Brian Chamberlin, a junior, fans another batter . . . OUT TO THE BALLGAME 55 WWm I m tml Xk. Jl Br B » ■ i ( Dwayne Brabson, Junior, tries to read the signs from Coach Bivens. ) I G Kevin Eichelberger, senior, fires one to first to save the inning. } c Is that Chris Allen behind that " Foster Grant Face Mask? " J c Steve and John are stunned, while Sammy can ' t believe it either. Glen and Ed look off in disbelief. D 91 LADY BULLDOG TENNIS TEAM SWINGS INTO ACTION . . The tennis team was composed of six dedicated students Top: Beth Parham, Jackie Barnhart, Mary Farmer. Bottom: Pam Barefield, Renee Fox, Jane Millsaps. c SENIOR SPOTLIGHT D i - - 1 •, : -■ . «?!: - ■ifikfi 1 i( n K ' i " " ' " " W Below: Stan Harrison intently watches the matches. The team has had quite a number of successful matches this year. J5 ■ ' Jane Millsaps, TWC ' s only Senior and returning player con- centrates on her backhand. Jane has played tennis at TWC for her entire college years. WITH THE JUNIOR SPOTLIGHT AND SOME REAL SWINGERS D " ♦ •TJv ' i? ' . w Vk . Junior Beth Parham with her speed and finesse is a definite obstacle for the opponent. As the picture shows, playing against Beth Parham is a racket-shattering experience. ., .« » »ts Reserve 4 ■ NTS.FAf RS of A " hrl f! OH GOSH, Keith is watching me! Clockwise: As Jane Milsaps skies a high ball, Mary Farmer prepares to back her up. Beth Parham and Renee Fox ' s teamwork gives them the edge. What, no applause? That was a great shot!! c FRESHMEN AND THE " SINGLE " SOPHOMORE TENNIS SPOTLIGHT } c I Freshman Jackie Barnhart, also a basketball player started off the year filling the spot of 6. Jackie has the hustle and determination which will be a definite advantage in the future. ( Sophomore Renee Fox, a transfer from UTK, filled the 2 spot on the Lady Bulldog Tennis line-up. Renee was an excellent asset to the team. Her strong will helped to " fire-up " the entire team. f Doubles matches turned out to be the most exciting games to watch. To play doubles the girls must work well together and display good communication skills. ) r ? ? c Freshman Pam Barefield added an extra spark to the Bulldog Tennis team. Pam was excellent in her style if not her attire. ) c Freshman Mary Farmer carefully scrutinizes the situation at hand. Mary filled the 1 spot which is an excellent accomplishment for a freshman. Mary showed strong leadership and incredible consistency throughout the entire season. ) c RACKETS IN ACTION } ' . ■KiOT TWC CHEERLEADERS 4 1 ?A " Above: The cheerleaders are Joy Humberd, Denise Rogers, Sandra Hall, Danny Black, Ramon Harden, Pam Barefield, Cindy Tipton and Karen Couch. BL: The Cheerleaders are working together to maintain one of their cheers. Upper BR: Another pose of the cheerleaders. Lower BR: John Panetta and Brad Smith pulling our mascot off the floor. NOW THAT ' S SPIRIT! I Top Left: TWC Bulldog and Milligarfs mascot are slugging it out. | Top Right: Ramon Harden, showing his strength, is lifting Sandra Hall. I Lower Left: Cheerleaders are showing off their poses for another cheer. Above: Nori, the TWC Bulldog mascot was cheering on the Bulldogs during the Basketball game. Religious Life " Invades " Six Flags C Wesleyan students Scbrell Little, Glen Recce and Kim Davis seem to be enjoying the music as well as the food. ce ;ic I r a The Religious Life Committee sponsored a group of Wesleyan students which enabled them to go to Six Flags Over Georgia in April. There were many students that attended this event which included several concerts that were presented which featured Debby Boone and Russ Taff and several other Christian groups. Anita Holland deserves a great deal of praise and appreciation for this trip. She put the entire arrangements together so that everyone who went would be assured of a fantastic time. Good work Anita!!! The students hope this will become an annual event of fun and fellowship. 8 Russ Taff wowed the crowd at Six Flags. D c Debbie Boone sang of God ' s wonders as she gave her all to minister to the crowd. D AWARDS DAY I 4-M 1 LAURA GRACE TROTTER SARAH BETH PARHAM THOMAS LAYMAN PATRICIA MAYS MYRA NORWOOD SARAH BETH PARHAM MICHAEL RINEHART KERW1N ROGERS MARK SAUNDERS PRISCILLA STOCKWELL LAURA GRACE TROTTER JULIE WHITE DR. DORIS BURRUS ANITA C.HOLLAND JOYCE HOLDEN-DUNCAN MARY FRANCES WIGGINS The Balfour Award: Alpha Chi Awards: PATALFORD LAURA BEAN LISA BRANTLEY JACKIE BROWN SHERLE BROWN GREGORY CUNNINGHAM MARGARET DANNEL CHARLES EVANS ANGELA HAMILTON JERRY HJELLUM MAXINEKRAUHS Alpha Chi Outstanding Teacher Award: The Ann Vaught Dougherty Award: The William P. Miller Award: GORDON DELASCHMITT The Frances Moffitt Award LISA CAROLINE BAKER The Jack Houts Memorial Award: ANGELA DAWN HAMILTON The Harrilyn G. Sallis Award: JEFFREY WEBB The Tom Sherman Award: ANGELA DAWN HAMILTON The Cherokee Hardware Company Prize: MASAYUKI NORITSUNE The Mrs. Frank Riggs Award: MELANIE DIANE RENFRO The Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award: NANCY JOANN CATE The Chemical Rubber Company Award: MUHANNAH SHAQQO The American Institute of Chemist Award: J.MARK PLEMONS The Accounting Award: VALERIE LYNN WATSON The Fred Puett Law Award: WILLIAM ALLEN MITCHELL The Frank Dodson Prize: CLARA L. KYKER The Mr. and Mrs. George Yates Prize: LISA C. BORDEN The John Hoyle Arrams Prize in Education: THOMAS S. LAYMAN Springs of Helicon: Poetry. RUTH PUGH Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges: MARSHA JANE CATE DONNA LOYCE HOLDEN JANICE LYNN CLIFT JANICE ANNETTE RENNER ROBERT BROOKS DAVIS ELAINE DENISE ROGERS LEE ANN HICKS SAMUEL EZELL SCRUGGS The SGA Award: SGA Outstanding Faculty — Staff Award: Sorority Service Award: Sorority Campus Award: Sorority Woman of the Year: Deane G. Hall Award: Kiwanis Academic Awards: Seniors: Men: Woman: Juniors: Man: Woman: Sophomores: Man: Women: Freshmen: Man: Woman: MARSHA JANE CATE COURTNEY SENN SIGMA KAPPA SIGMA KAPPA MARSHA JANE CATE BETTY KEIRN ROBERT BROOKS DAVIS THOMAS LAYMAN MYRA NORWOOD DWAYNEBRABSON JULIE WHITE DANIEL THIEBEN DIANA KELLY DANIELLE WILLIAMS DONALD CHANCE LISA BORDEN Short Fiction: JANE OWENS Art JANE OWENS Photography: 1st Place: AMY TROTTER 2nd Place: JENNE BEACH The Clem Jones Award: JO LYNNE LUNDY The James Bright Wilson Religious Poetry Award: 1st Place: ANGELA JILL INZER 2nd Place: KATHY L. MELTON 3rd Place: AMY TROTTER The Isobel Griscom Award: LISA C. BORDEN The Pauline Wiggins O ' Brien Award: RUTH PUGH The Outstanding English Student Award: LEE ANN HICKS The Riddle and Wallace Drug Store Award: RHONDA G. McDAN I EL The William James Award: NELLIE STANLEY SHANKS The Herbert Spencer Award: MARSHA JANE CATE The Richard M. Johnson Award: ROBERT BROOKS DAVIS Special Achievement Award in Biology: JANICE ANNETTE RENNER 99 1984-85 SPORTS BANQUET The 1984-85 Sports Banquet honored those athletes that competed and made Wesleyan ' s program successful. The sports in which the athletes were honored were basketball, soccer, baseball and tennis. Men ' s basketball awards went to Boyd Reynolds — Most Valuable Player, Jimmy Bryant - - Best Offense, and Bob Williams - Best Defense. Receiving honors in women ' s basketball were Teresa Sherrill — Best Offensive, Beth Parham - Most Valuable Player, and Jackie Barnhart - Best Defensive. Soccer awards were given to Ezell Scruggs - Most Valuable Player, Hal Williams — Best Defensive, Brian Shaw — Best Offensive, and Soo Kim-Hustle. Baseball players that were honored were John Asbell — Most Valuable Player. Brian Chamberlain — Best Pit- cher, Tom Griffin — Best Defense, and Dwayne Brabson — Best Offense. Jane Millsaps was the tennis team ' s most valuable player. Congratulations!!! The Merner-Pfeiffer Library has been in existence on the campus of Tennessee Wesleyan College since November 5, 1941. A couple from New York City, Mr. and Mrs. Pfeiffer, donated the funds necessary for the library ' s construction. The Pfeiffers were very generous and the results of their contributions can still be seen to- day in the Robb Gymnasium, Sarahjvlerner Lawrence Hall and of course the library. When the Library was first constructed, only the top floor was used for the library. Classrooms and an art gallery were downstairs while the Chaplain occupied the current reserves office. In 1965 the entire building was finally devoted to the library. Originally the library was built to contain 20,000 volumes but it currently holds 69,000 volumes. The library consists of 1500 news books per year, audio-visual materials, a children ' s selection and a young adult collection. The library subscribes to 300 magazines each year. The Merner-Pfeiffer Library is very unique because it serves people from the area such as town borrowers and students. Students from the UTC, LIT and Cleveland State campuses as well as others come to this library. Most of the collection of books came from a man named Bishop Cooke who left his entire collection of books to the library upon his death. This brought about the Methodist Historical Collection. It is frequently used for writing the Methodist Church History and the Genealogy of the Methodist used by some Methodist preachers. Mrs. Harms is the Head Librarian at the Merner-Pfeiffer Library and she has been with the library for 21 years. The other longest member of the library staff is Mrs. Schutlz who has been with T.W.C. for 18 years. The tower of the library holds the old bell which dates from December 1872. It was used as a signal for classes to begin and end. 101 The long awaited time had come for our Senior class. Baccalaureate ceremonies were held previous to Graduation. They took place in Trini- ty United Methodist Church with Bishop Eusler as the speaker. Parents, guests and members of the senior ' s college family were present. Gradua- tion day was one of excitement and anticipation - it had finally arrived. There were various celebrations given in the honor of Wesleyan ' s seniors that included a picnic given by the Alumni Association and a reception given by President and Mrs. Cheek. Saddened by having to leave friends behind, the Seniors looked back at fond memories of their alma mater - Tennessee Wesleyan College. - 102 and GRADUATION 103 FINALLY BUSTIN ' LOOSE c Tammy Easier loved minute } G enior Robbie Davis was awarded the Sliger ' s Jewelers Award as well as the award iven for highest grade point average. D C President Cheek was happy to hand out diplomas. ) c Dean Bowling and Miss Withers check their list one last time. D 104 and REACHING FOR GOALS! c Anticipation 3 As the seniors, choir members and faculty lined up, they joked and remembered many happy times. C Mayumi Yamada gives President Cheek a thankful look. ) c Anita Holland talked for an entire quarter about this moment. } 105 w.. There are three publications on campus. The Springs of Helicon, The New Exponent, and the Nocatula. Springs of Helicon is a literary magazine, which features poems, short stories, photography and stu- dent art work. New Exponent is the newspaper on our campus. It is published twice per quarter and contains articles of in- terest to the student body. Nocatula is our yearbook. Its con- tents range from student pictures to coverage of special events and athletic programs. cNevg E J ,onen1 - ■ - v 106 ' •r ! £ " 1 ' " " . - ( ) C ■ I I 1 1 1 11 II mmm Afc X 2$ " A, CATIONS NOCATULA The Nocatula is the yearbook of Tennessee Wesleyan which is compiled and edited by a group of dedicated students. Those students included: Editor — Jenne Beach, Off-Campus editor -- Vivian Ring, and staff members - Myra Peavyhouse, Rhonda McDaniel. Tijuana Bradley, Gary Burgess Jeanne Metcalf, and Ramon Harden. The Nocatula advisor was Mr. James Tingen. Thanks to the support of several caring people on campus, the Nocatula was an easy project to complete. c THE NEW EXPONENT D The New Exponent is the TWC newspaper. Diana Kelly is the editor and Dr. Wiggins, the faculty advisor. The number of papers that were produced increased this year. The paper is financed by the SGA. The staff consisted of Jane Cate, Greg Cunningham, Editor Diana Kelly. Back row: Susan Thompson, Rhonda McDaniel, Crystal Guffey, Michael Rhinehart and Jenne Beach. Not pictured: Jennifer Moore, Kimalee Jones, Leslie Buckles, Leslie Vibbert, Anita Holland and Susan Roberts. f Will J , ' «• J t » 109 SPRINGS OF HELICON The Springs of Helicon is a literary publication that is produced annually. Students are encouraged to submit art work, poetry, short stories and photos that will be considered for entry. Awards are given in these categories each year at the Honors Day Convocation held in May. Dr. Genevieve Wiggins, English Department Head, served as advisor to this year ' s group of student Springs-workers. Top: Jane Owens, Jill Inzer, Sebrell Little, Kathy Melton, Melissa Henderson, Dr. Wiggins and Ruth Pugh. Middle: Editor — Kathy Melton. Bottom: Advisor and friend — Dr. Wiggins. FIDDLER ON THE ROOF TWC STYLE I CHOIR TOUR — A FINAL NOTE Everyone admitted that the beginning wasn ' t s glorious. Sure, riding on a bus with lots of friends loads of fun, but after 16 hours on what Mr. Chance now refers to as the Greyhound Hilton, it gets a little less than true fun. Other than the time spent on the bus, the remainder of the week provided many new and interesting experiences. Many of the choii members had never been so far north, and especialh to New York City, so the trip was an experience ir itself. Throughout the week they visited various placet in New Jersey; including Sea Bright, Rahway Phillipsburg and South Amboy. At each stop they made many new and lasting friends. The South may be known for hospitality, but in most places they visited, hospitality could not have been much better. They saw such things as the Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, ABC ' s Network Building, Scripps-Howard Publishing, Time-Life Magazine Building and St. Patrick ' s Cathedral. Several Choir members enjoyed " Chorus Line " at the Shubert Theater. As the school year ends for a senior, everything is a last. Choir tour this year was no excep- tion. The tour always brings the choir together like a family. Everyone cares for everyone else, and the uni- ty can ' t be broken. IA For Reference Not to be taken from this room 1

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