Travis Junior High School - Texan Yearbook (Paris, TX)

 - Class of 1974

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The ninth grade and the eighth grade students are eagerly looking forward to attending a new school. Next season will bring an entirely new look to the hallowed halls of TJHS. RIGHT: Vickie Douglas and Gary Mitchell show much enthusiasm and interest at the beginning of school. Texan ' 2 We, THE TEXAN staff, are grateful to the Lamar County Echo for assisting with photography in the sports section. A special 'thanks' goes to Mr. Jack Corey, the art instructor, for art work on the cover of our book . As you thumb through this book, we hope you will be able to remember all the little things that space would not allow. It has truly been a year filled with 'memories.' LEFT: Kim Patterson, a member of one of the art classes spent five days of hard work to draw and paint the 'run-through' for the Red and White Day football game. Will Linger With Texans Forever LEFT: fL. to RJ Mary Lynn Martin, Dawn Oyler, and Larry Walker purchase refreshments from Mrs. Bill Dalton during a basketball game. I' I TABLE OF CONTENTS Zff OPENING SECTION pages 1-6 FACULTY AND WORKE S pages '7-12 CLASSES pages 13-42 SPORTS pages 43-58 ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS pages 59-'71 CLOSING page '72 LEFT: Is Mrs. Daughtrey 'tripping the light fantastic' or taking the equal to the breath analysis test? Texan ' 3 Travis Student Body Selecfed As ABOVE: Some of the members of Coach LaRue's Red Team are introduced during a pep rally. They are CL. to RJ Brad Patterson, David Maynard, Ken Bills, Larry Aiken, Wil- liam Cooper, and Earl Posey. The student body had been a great asset to Travis Ir. High, for without them, Travis could not exist. They have shown interest in activities at school as well as outside projects. Therefore, THE TEXAN staff thinks it appropriate to dedicate THE '74 TEXAN to the student body. .3 X if Texan ' 4 BELOW: Patti Thomas, Lisa Gay, and Janet Driver will surely have 'memories' of the pounds they gained from their banana splits . Dedicafees For THE 1974 TEXAN BELOW: Special friends and friendships are a part of memories of our '73-'74 school year. Here we see Cynthia Henry and Ray Lacy. ABOVE: Homeroom is always a nice time to do your studying. SEATED: QL. to R.J are Terry Bolton and Tony White. STANDING are Tonya Conwright and Charlene Blake. Preston . LEFT: CL. to R.J Brad Patterson, and Glen Turner await the signal to begin the TARS Bike-Hike-a-thon given by Rep. George Texan 5 Texan' 6 Principal And Board Serve Texans af' . . may X Mar ' f te' it ABOVE: Mr. J. C. Coker, school principal, discusses a list of substitute teachers with his secretary Mrs. Dorothy Bunch. BELOW: Members of the Board of Trustees of the Paris Independent School District are CL. to RJ SEATED: Mr. Hack Blankenship, Dr. Jim Miles, Supt. Tom Linam, STANDING: Mr. Bill Hutchi- son, Mr. Bill Bone, Mr. Ralph Beard, Asst. Supt. Harvey Brown, and Dr. Earl Bellamy. 3 . ' ,ff A ,,,, ABOVE: Mr. Billy Douglas and Mr. I . C. Coker eagerly wait their turn while watching Mr. Vic Ressler devour his banana split at the banana split party hosted by the yearbook staff. Faculty And Workers TCXBII Faculty Uncovers Losf Memories MR. THOMAS ALSPAUGH Algebra I, Related Math - MR. MYLES ANDERSON i'1R'b s Math 7 s H2 MR. BOBBY ANTHONY V Boys PE 7 , 8, 9 Coach Football, Basketball, Golf MRS. MELBA BUNCH Language Arts 8 THE TEXAN Sponsor MRS. KATHRYN COBB Special Education MR. JACK COREY Art '7 , 8 , 9 M-ISS JUDY CRAIN Reading 8 , Language Arts 7 MRS. SHEILA DAUGHTREY Life Science 7 Girls PE 7, 8, 9 RIGHT: Mr. St. John looks on as Mrs. Eath- erly gives James Mickens one of the immun- izations required by Lhe state. BELOW: Mr. Dodd anxiously awaits a cup of coffee that is being prepared by Mrs. Osburn. LOWER RIGHT: Coach Stephens and Mr. Ressler work off their frustrations during an after- school volleyball game. '8 . . . J? R I as N K 1 f Q5 if . Q J X 'V' QA A K5 X B h J .- .abt .nu- I' In in x x N '5- is ,, , ,.. 1 1 As They Ponder Travis ' History 'QXN 5 t E reef" ' :Sa 1 '53, Q lf? 5 K . TOP LEFT: Mr. St. John Cleftj and Mr. Douglas assist Donna Toliver with registration forms. TOP RIGHT: Mrs. Norment looks on as Mrs. Elliott signs the check-in sheet in the office . LOWER LEFT: Miss Rooks types a test in prepara- tion for mid-term exams. X ' sg' Q.. . , R .g m + iw K p :W ,. .2 11 sf , I I JB qfis X W J- A , 1' 5 VE 4 MR. TRAVIS DODD Math 8, Related Math 9 MR. BILLY DOUGLAS Physical Science 9 MRS. MARIE DRAKE Language Arts 8, Typing 9 MRS . SARAH EATHERLY School Nurse MR. KENNETH GRIFFIN ':" L, Band Director tt? :LI ' MRS. PATSY ELLIOTT A I . g,,. Choir Director tisi " fa MISS MILDRED HAYNES y I , -it I Reading '7 'I 2 ' A MRS. KAY HOLLEMAN Girls PE 7, 8, 9 L Sponsor , Cheerleaders Texan - 9 TJH Faculty Finds Relaxation In MRS. JANET JONES Math 7 , 8 MR. BOBBY LARUE Social Studies '7 Coach Football, Basketball, Track '7 MR. JERRY McFADDEN Social Studies 8 , Boys PE Coach Football 7, Track 8 MR. DAVID MOSES Social Studies 8 , Life Science '7 Q ., MRS. .ANN NORMENT t" ABOVE: Mr. Peel attempts to '?' the ball during after school play. TOP LEFT: Band Director Kenneth Griffin directs the student body as they join the band in 'The Eyes of Texans. J 'S si sul! A Social Studies 8, World History 9 pak, J X MRS. KAY OSBURN J MR. HUBERT PEEL ' T Librarian t " l X A N' I I Q Ji 9 English 9, Coach Football 8, Track 9 A Q' MR. VICTOR RESSLER , .. to I., 'NW .X , L k X fy, Phrysical Science 9, Earth Science 8, fx if if t ' A Li e Science 7 Texan ' 10 After-School Sports Acfivifies , ,1,,. - I M , L ' Language Arts '7 , Social Studies 7 V g gg aft 3 aaaa MR WILLIAM ST JOHN I I ,I Counselor, General Business 9 W V1 ER rf' na., E It 5 X 'J MISS CAROL ROOKS 'M :1"' '1 fi' MRS. JUDY SKIDMORE I ' A Remedial Language Arts 7 fl MRS. KAREN STEELY English 9 , Language Arts 7 Coach, Spelling Bee MR. LoREN STEPHENS , 'fi , ...' World History 9, Coach Football, AL'-3 "" I Basketball, Golf 8 , i I MR. IoHN WHITE I Earth Science 8 , R in LEFT: Mrs. Holleman prepares for a 'jump shot' as she instructs her PE class at the beginning of the basketball season. BELOW: "I'll trade you two tacos for a spoonful of beans. " Mr. Ressler Cleftj and Mr. McFadden Crightj have difficulty deciding their diet for the day. Q52- , ,NSF ., ,, Texan ' 11 MR. WILLIE BRAXTON Custodian MRS. ERNESTINE COUNCIL Maid MRS. WANDA DARNELL Cook MRS. CAROL HIGH Aide to Girls' PE MRS. BARBARA HILL Aide in Library Auxiliary Keeps TJH On The Move MRS. MARGIE JOHNSON Cook MRS. SUSIE KONKLE Cook MRS. ROBBIE MORROW Lunchroom Supervisor MRS . ROBBIE PEEK Cook MR. SAM SKIDMORE Custodian MRS. PAULA WILLIAMS Teacher Aide -it RIGHT: Bus driving is not an easy task - just ask one of these fellows. Pictured CI. to r.J are Mr. Alvie Burns, Mr. Lee Tomblin, and Mr. Victor Ressler. BELOW: Mrs. Mor- row accepts weekly lunchroom fees as students pay for the week. N-if I Texan ' 12 ABOVE: Teresa Davis, Terry Springer, Vicki Flippen, Anita Justiss, Dennis Wolfe, Rhonda Dennis, Kathy Adams, and F. D. Mallory work on assignments during class. Mallor , Bass, Nance, Roberts 3 I I Ninth Grade Class Officers President, Chris Malloryg Secretary, Carrie Nanceg Treasurer, Lisa Roberts: Cseatedj Vice- president , Vera Bass During their final year at Travis, the ninth graders proved their maturity by their participation in extra- curricular activities along with the many school functions. As Freshmen, they were required to take Physical Science, World History, Physical Education, Related Math or Algebra I, and English. One elective could Texan ' 14 be selected from Band, Choir, Typing, Art, General Business, Agriculture, Homemaking, or a foreign language. These ninth graders are now looking back with many 'memories' of the fun and excitement during their three years at TJHS. Elected To Lead Ninth Graders A s 1 eq 5 sw gf 'V 3, 'Q- . Q, , . 1 - i r 'ss Q t. Q Q k,ff ' f UK -' W A-3 ee-1 dX2ei 1 if' Ifz f , e y-M31 , AR. N A' A si! gf-nf 1' kzzk I Q: ,sl K f g y d4 ta as -s fit- J lf' we 4 X5 xi ass Terry Adams Debbie Allen Jerry Allen Pansy Anderson Patsy Anderson Sammy Anderson Wade Anderson Charles Bailey Mike Ballard Rhonda Ballard Mary Barrios Marshall Bass Vera Bass Wini Bauer Vicky Beard 1 Becky Bell Katherine Black Barney Boehlar Louie Bond Joe Booker Joenita Boyd Scotty Bridges Ronald Briggs Dedrah Bright Alan Brockway Bobby Brockway Cora Brown Tommy Brown Teresa Browning Kim Brummett Linda Burks Joyce Burton Berta Carker Alan Carlow Billy Chastain Texan ' 15 Texan ' 16 Much Spirit And Concentration .3 Y 1 f 5 K: VL . V mi E - 5-.-J 4, ,,,l.,,,,, . 1' it ll ABOVE: The "McDaniel Cheerleaders" are introduced to the student body during a pep rally. They are Cleft to rightj "Mitzi" CChrisJ Mallory, "Bonnie" CCharleyJ Bailey "Bonita" CMarsha1lJ Bass, and "Myrtle" CMarkJ McNeal. James Chisrn Danny Christian Tony Clark Cedric Conwright Deborah Coplin Torchie Crutchfield Z in I oe Cunningham Kelly Dalton .J Vicki Daughtrey 4 . ,,,, of ,,,,,. my 4? ' ff w fe: Y Q, M wmv Vickie Day V if Janet Driver -ti- 1 iw , Q , , 'K - N g Tamara Early B 3 3 Jane Easley 3 Q w 5 ' i Ku ' Dale Eppler i y Erich Feldhaus at ' ' W K , p--1 Are Needed Af ravis Jr. High ,, dime? ,, 1 Darren Fendley Sandra Ferguson Wandra Ferguson Charles Finnie Kenneth Finnie Jan Foster Mary Garland Randy Garner Vickie Garner Jeffery Garrard Norma Gates Lisa Gay Allen Geurin Larry Giles George Golden LEFT: Joe Cunningham explains how to solve sys- tems of equation by addition to Mr. A1spaugh's Algebra class. Texan ' 17 Texan ' 18 Electives Add Excifemenf, Fun Linda Griffis Kristen Hagedorn Perry Hanley James Hardison Clifford Harrison it 1 5 Sarah Hearn Sherrilyn Hearne Carolyn Henry Chegsley Henry Cynthia Henry H Q all Ai A 'E ' ml 'J 'W X 1 X v QR. , ha , X -a W Clairmore Hicks :A V p Jerry Hindman Iri J - Diana Hodge Stephen Holmes A, slam Mike Huff J A ' , Angela Huval Dennis Jeffery Debra Johnson Frankie Johnson Linda Johnson 1..,, a V f BELOW: Football or Band?? Ninth grade team members who play a dual role are fl. to r.J Joe Cunningham, Danny Chris- tian, Chris Mallory, Tony Clark, Larry Walker, and Richard Pomroy A' gp 33 D J f A+ , 3 t if M , .X X i , '1 " 'S " ' 2 .3. Q A 41' BELOW: Jerry Allen proudly shows his Black Angus calf, a project for the Agri- culture class. And Variety For Nm fh Graders LEFT Cl to r J Norma Gates, Paula Santago Karol Young and Alan Car- low work d111gent1y on an assignment rn Mrs Darke s Typing class. Jeannia Joplin Ricky Jordan Lynn Keeling Connie Killian Janice Kyle Ray Lacy Karen Lane Janice Lawrence Melvon Locke Chris Mallory Martha Massey Richard McCarty Kathy McCoo1 Donna McCuin Kellye McDougal Franklin McFarland Mark McNeal Glenda Michael James Mickens I Kathy Mills Texan 19 Sammy Mims Hunter Moore Mike Moore Amy Moree Deborah Morgan Wade Morton Margaret Moss Howard Myers Carrie Nance Danny Neal RIGHT: STS students, Cl. to r.J Barry Oats, How- ard Myers, Berta Carker, and Vera Bass, discuss their required readings with their teacher, Mr. Peel. Mitch Newman Stephen Newton Barry Oats Chuck Parham Charlotte Pierce Terry Pilkington Richard Pomroy Nancy Porter Julie Powers Kathy Reaves Texan ' 20 Sfudenfs Balance And Discuss XX I 'I - I , ' Books Wifh Teachers And Friends Wade Morton is in the foreground. X 3 l diff 1 W aih if .1 f ,f f J ff-1 hh ' 5 if ng, Y qw W. f Y t 1 N , a t p 5 LEFT: Mr. St. John assists Barney Boehlar in balancing a set of books. Mike Reaves Debra Reed Stephen Reese Patricia Rhodes Booker Richardson Debra Roach Lisa Roberts David Robison Nancy Sale Paula Santago Marilyn Scott Chris Shonebarger Brenda Simms Luther Simpson Jackie Sims Donna Sparks Ricky Smith Wanda Smith Loretta Spraglin Randy Starks Texan ' 21 Nin fh Graders Look Forward To Ronald Stone Bobby Suddeth Patti Thomas Perry Thomas Kimm Thornton ,ff Radonna Thurman Charlesetta Tolbert David Toliver Randy Tuttle Beverly VanRiper sa w W gpg rf v Q .-H Q n gm. ,V Gereald Wade Larry Walker Thresa Walker Billy Wallace Nolan Wallace ga gf T, 3 M W f gy? Elizabeth Warren Debra Washington Paulette Wells Hulen West Patricia Whitney RIGHT: Ricky Wright Ccen- terb is comparing Metric System weight to British System weight as Viola Womack Cleftj and Tony Clark Crightb look on. Texan ' 22 Q fi High School Wifh 'Memories' Of TJH RIGHT: "Referee" Mrs. Carolyn Long throws the jump ball for Deborah Morgan Cleftj and Char- lotte Pierce while Cl. to r.J Kel- lye McDougal, Debbie Allen, Ammie Yates, and Debra Roach await the play. LEFT: Cynthia Henry Cleftb and Berta Carker discuss life in the Middle Ages in Mr. Loren Stephen's World History class. A we I in Regina Williams Clayton Wolfe Viola Womack Betty Woods Sammy Wooldridge Ricky Wright Ammie Yates Karol Young Marty Young Texan ' 23 Lester, Martin, Oyler, Jamar , t t :IWW ' A m -1 ti .:x.:. N 31 Ns- ' . my 5 JSWN " ' , .iffwc 1"i ff? Eighth Grade Class Gfficers Vice-president, Mary Martin, President, Larry Lesterg Treasurer, Jodie Jamarg and Secretary, Dawn Oyler Having gained COHfidCT1C6 and Self-ISHHIICG, the Physical Education, with an elective of Art, Band, eighth grade began the year familiar with the build- Chorus, or Reading, they left Travis with many ing and the routine at Travis Jr. High School. 'memories' of their lasting friendships with class- Taking their required subjects, Earth Science, mates and teachers. Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics, and Texan ' 24 Chosen Eighth Grade Officers 'hee A l 5 A ,, 5 A. J Q A hh A y Y. "' r I ff , is g 1' 4 , A fx ig 1 , I 0 1? . f f S is 1, Deloris Ainsworth Jim Aleshire Alphonso Alexander Larry Alexander Douglas Allen Donna Allen Rhonda Ashford Ezell Ashley Ivory Baldwin Betty Ballard Robert Ballard Patricia Barr Rusty Basinger Reginald Bass Vicki Beacham James Bell Jerry Belt Charles Bennett Nancy Bills Charlene Blake Emily Blake James Blake Linda Boettner Terry Bolton Grady Booker Larry Booker Sandra Boswell John Boyd David Bridgers Georgie Bridgers Roy Bridgers James Briggle Janie Briggle Kay Brockway Kris Brooks Texan 25 New Books And Singing Are Part Gracie Brown Renita Brown Warren Brown Chuck Canida Cheryl Carlow Jimmy Chappell Bobby Chastain Donald Chism Bennie Christian Debra Collard Tonya Conwright Rosa Cooper Sherry Couch Jeanette Council Darlene Cox Stanley Cox Frederick Craig Virginia Craig Colleene Cupp Tyrone Dabbs ' RIGHT: Members of Mr. Moses' Social Studies class discuss some of the new books in the library per- taining to Roman law. Talking with Mr. Moses are Cl. to r.J Colleene Cupp, Myrtle Sims, and Lance Nicholson. Texan' 26 1' v 1' R 'S 6 Hu ,,.... N f MIM? Of Social Studies And Chorus LEFT: "A" Choir members rehearse for their Christmas program. They are Cl. to r.J Tonya Conwright, Nancy Bills, Rusty Basinger, Mike Goley, Johnny Worrell, Sherry Couch, and Lodie Rollerson. Jerry Day Jon Dean Jina Diggs Vicki Fain Terri Fields l Cheryl Fulbright A, 4 F ' ,,, f ,fm Gary Fulbright 's' V Pamela Fulbright wwf' f F ' A Diana Galanos aartr If '1 -- 3 2 ,i K- W' ff N rf f Lesa Garner xxx J 5 f- A ,. -V r sw, Q- K N Jf " ' -ff X. Jul as Mike Dangerfreld Stanley Desmond Aubrey Dixon Steven Dockery Kline Driver Laura Dzenowskl Dewayne Elem Delilah Farris Deloris Ferguson Patti Flippen Kim Flowers Tammy Follmar Becky Frazier Sandy Frazier Susie Freewrth Reports And Pep Talks Increase Scott Garrard Clara Gentry Beth Geurin Cynthia Gill Chuck Golden Michael Goley Robert Goley Jimmy Hamilton Ricky Hamilton Suzanne Hardin Debra Harp Charlotte Harrison Jan Henry Joan Henry Charlene Hicks RIGHT: Cynthia Ann Parker CNancy Seifermanj, Frank- lin Roosevelt fDe1ilah Far- risj, and Benjamin Franklin Uodie Jamarb visit with Ole Tex after giving their book reports in Mrs. Bunch's Language Arts class. Texans ' Knowledge And Spirits at A ,. . I VL ja ' 2 fn k " ,V-v - if it sv-Avi fywliw J H ,I , f J A 11' M' J F ,Q Beth Keeling Buddy Kilpatrick Neomi Kyle LEFT: Co-captains for the day, Ivory Baldwin and Steven Dockery Cl. to r.J, give pep talks during an assembly . Virginia Hicks Rufus Hill David Hindman Rickey Hines James Hoffmaster Johnqulyn Holt Michael Holt Karen Horton J. C. Humphrey Jodie Jamar Marcus Jefferson Phyllis Jeffery Stacey Johnston Terry Johnston Tim Jones Texan ' 29 Soil Erosion, Tesfs, And Homework K 7, , ,V H Vyln ijsf., A My K wif? i,l 'K f 9 J Q.' ' 7 l i 1 . m x , ci - of -. 1 ' u p , ff RIGHT: Mr. Ress1er's third period HL , - A ,I , ' ' 'ff 4 N' Earth Science class examines the f 3 W is M 5 f W i ' '1 ' f' in ' , soil erosion along the creek bank on J ' X f ' r elk y M h th fthe school cam us Z- Q il X J il We A L J t enor o p . . Vp 5 ,J s W y p y ,onon W y M in ,, i l my J xi 9 , , Z , iX:'f'5ftlk Y' it i F ,f L , , . " b 51, pg: Q gf, 9 ' X 1' i J F , fffr ' I ' -5 A Q 3 .. ' we J ,- Texan ' 30 Ray Lamb Glen Landers Cecil Lawrence Diana Layne Douglas Layne Larry Lester Cindy Lindsey Barbara Malone Mary Martin Terri Martin Kenneth Maxey Darnell Mayfield Randy McCarrel1 Jackie McCoo1 Jo Ann McFadden Allen McFarland Rhonda Meeks Deborah Melton Danny Melvin Ann Merrell Donna Michel James Mickens Joseph Mickens Katie Mims Lucathie Mims fr I " , fb 7 ' J iygi ,V .,,, 54' , . ,, of W, f L V f 11 rt' 1' 2' :fl W, 4 4 1 44 'E' 51 if 3 x E r ubs? Q 2. sw : J 4 Q, . W., ' M h e M X ,J J ,a Create Interesting Discussions 5 ' i ' at n ' E5 4 f S ,, Q 7 E f' l- 5 W f " , fi. egg x 14 J mm, ,N Y, W s V95 4 5 in 9 1' fi , 5? F W ,.. My i 1 -.Mr ,. X - A IW-uv. E t,sL 1 , ,Q f A - ' : 2, K ' 1 43, if, 31 'fr 'ef 2 t in sito ' if ,Q if 1 1 I ,,,, if f i i," ' it . rf' H ,A A yi .'if, l , X w Kkwfq , E by Z, I 1.13 . 'M il N 'v"' K' ' w R' -K kj, i f y xl ls K - M ,thanx 5 , " V' Q Q K LQZQKQV - 'f' y vt s P 1 or ,s i of " on ,L 1 is 1 L 5 " or f, Margaret Mitchell Tammy Mitchell Tommy Mitchell Vanessa Mitchell James Moreland Barry Morris Freddie Nabors Lance Nicholson Betty Nickerson Dawn Oyler Kim Patterson Angelia Penny Patricia Pinkard Michelle Pitcock Teresa Prunty Bonnie Purcella Kathy Rayburn Kay Reddell Donald Ricks Ronald Ricks LEFT: Cl. to r.J Lesa Garner, lina Diggs, Patti Flippen, and Sandra Bos- well discuss homework? test? boys? in the lunch- room before school. Texan ' 31 'Memories' Will Refurn to Eighth Beryl Roberts Cynthia Robinson Lodi Rollerson Wilma Rollerson Robert Rutledge Patricia Sanders Nancy Seiferman Michael Shouse iiiz i Jean Sims Dale Smith RIGHT: Chuck Canida, Darnell Mayfield , and Reginald Bass Cl. to r.J select SRA Reading cards from the reading laboratory in Miss Crain's class. David Smith Glenn Smith Hazel Smith Larry Snowton Tina Stinson Tanya Streety Jimmy Suddeth Sharon Tarver Donna Tatom Mark Taylor Texan ' 32 M ff f -- "'1 - ' wft f1et2'fff.4i! ,f.A: amz. ,,,,vru ,1 ,uft 1 f , fgyggyf Hf, 'vu -'11' -,t: i 'llii A "i' "'i - , 'E 2' Graders As They Leave Travis Q 4 4 train? fl? 'W -I6 Qu ..-...Ns N mmf 5--- Q 1 A M S L :gl 22 'f-is Randy Taylor Glen Turner Allen Wallace Ginger Wallace Harvey Washington Alisea Weems Tony White Betty Whitford Jimmy Williams Glenda Wilson Julie Wilson Mary Wood Johnny Worrell Jeff Wright Tommy Yates LEFT: Patti Flippen and Jim Ale- shire discuss how to make a balance scale with Mrs. Jones. Texan ' 33 Brown, Flippen, Penny, Dennis RIGHT: Pictured are the class offi- cers fl. to r.J Debbie Penny, trea- surer: Rhonda Dennis, secretaryg Vicki Flippen, vice-presidentg and Mike Brown, president. This was a new and exciting year for the sev- enth graders - their first year to be in a junior high school. Meeting students from other schools , football and basketball games, class elections, and special days made this a year to remember. Each student could choose an elective from Band, Art, Choir, or Reading. Required subjects included Language Arts, Life Science, Texas His- tory and Geography, Mathematics, and Physical Education. This was truly a year filled with 'memories' of knowledge gained and the collection of new friends. Kathy Adams Larry Akins Leslie Alexander Charlene Allen Terry Allen P . Mary Anderson Mike Anderson Wanda Ashcraft Ray Bailey T Horace Ballard Texan ' 34 RQ, g 11- V 161- ' . ff?i?g1,, ,A f ' 1 1 A f' . - ' i T ' A ,I 'Q Seventh Grade Class Officers Xi ,E li H T N ,, E- 2 , T , f, '2 fir. - ZX- 'ss A - ? ,S ln I , , tj waive ,, fu iv g ees J Terri Ballard Gib Barrow Clyde Beacham Greg Bethel Ken Bills Timothy Bills Philip Bolton Dewey Bond Carolyn Booker Felecia Booker Valerie Booker Ray Boren Regina Boyd Donna Bramlett Nita Brockway Rita Brockway Marshall Brown Mike Brown Timmy Burnett-f OXO NAA D Donald Burns Mark Cahill Lois Carker Lisa Carlow Cindy Carrington Daniel Chappell Gilbert Cherry Patricia Conwright Joyce Cooper William Cooper Lisa Coplin Cleta Council Cindy Cunningham Eddie Cunningham Craig Dangerfield Teresa Davis Texan ' 35 Battles And Reptiles Are Discussed RIGHT: The desert terrarium, made by Mrs. Daughtrey's classes, is a center of interest for many students. This is feeding time as Marla Whitner Cleftj holds a turtle, and Jeff Sykes Crightb holds a chameleon. Donna Shouse, Danny Huff, and Clay Purcella Ccenterh are feeding the skinks, lizards, and salamander which are in the terrarium . Rhonda Dennis Penny Deweese Cindy Dickey Gerry Dillard Vickie Douglas Peggy Draper John Eatherly Nora Enloe 'fgepgebe Dewayne Farris Roger Finnie Vickie Flippen Larry Fodge Betty Forman Rickey Foster Barry Frazier ,fn ,.l, , ,W5,,. 1, sg . iikllii Donny Fulbright Lesily Goodman Thelma Gray Karla Hall Alonia K. Harmon A n Texan 36 X ri? Q FT ' x ii ' -,f, f ,it M 6' V . :K t -of in to 1 .1 X f .5 if In Social Studies Ancl Science ecefc -Q., ty i r liki ff ' ' V ' 4 gi A fa 3 ,,,f, I. - V, I I Z I f A X M f i: J ,f In ,J 1 rp Q2 . t 7 's 4 ,,, ,I R y -1, 1, 'Z 2 i' . H 71 ' 'V 'L ' " i ' f""' f 2 ny xg r I ! ' Y 4 , 1 U f ,.,, . ,,,q f VVVVV I N M qi, ,Q I tie , James Harmon Jerry Harmon James Hayes Carol Henderson Katherine Hickson Valerie Hickson Larry Holman Danny Huff Gale Humphrey Kathy Huval Sharon Jackson Venus -James Dwight Jones Larry Jones Wade Jones Philip Jordan Anita Justiss Donald Kammer Terri Kimble Cecile King LEFT: Mr. LaRue's all- male Social Studies class is discussing the strategy of the forces during the Battle of the Alamo. Texan ' 37 Texan ' 38 Arf And Reading Are Expressed Vvvy ,,., .,,f, ABOVE: This creative group is working on acrylics in Mr. Corey's Art class. CL. to r.D Cindy Dickey, Felecia Booker, and Kathy Adams work quietly while Mr. Corey assists Donna Bramlett Lisa Kyle Debbie Lamb Linda Lamb v if Sharon Lane ,Q 5 2 3 Walter Lane Q ,M 'f Cindy LaRue gg 4 ew R V Linda Loggins it A M, 5 Mike Lowrie , .3 y Carol Main v A F. D. Mallory y . no mx , L L f L, M 1' 'rJ'- illli iii ' . 'fn-1 ' i- H -. H f A "f, Jackie Mason if f i , 7 V , A " ' Thurman Mason L i"'i' f I KH, Lisa Massey , ' ' ef - 5 Darrell Mathis , - ' ' H f. Connice ayes 422 M .yg a 1 VV ,: I 5 W nil -1 is C, L f f 1 it 1 it C, Randy Mayes i i L . L , David Maynard L 4 Mike McCarty , fb L , Lannie McCray K G W Robert McDonald M I 1 By Students Ability To Create Allie McGrew Mary McGrew Tirnply Mims Gary Mitchell Terry Moore F Dewayne Morgan Charles Myers Mike Newton Kevin Parsons Paula Parsons Debbie Penny Donna Pierce Russ Pomroy i at BELOW: Reading improvement is stressed as Miss Haynes listens to Greg Bethel read aloud. This is one of many individual taping sessions. The student learns to correct his mistakes by listening to the tape recording. igigy- f'-J" 111 . +1 , 'Tad' I ' ,., ..:- ' V EWNQ, 1 " Q, p 2 'Ne P M ,,, X zz bg. ,,,ui7vW14 CL-njf Becky Nancegr gay we Bradley Patterson Q'Ml Texan ' 39 Texan ' 40 Earl Posey Clay Purcella Steve Rater Margie Roach Albert Robinson Doug Roberts Judy Rodgers Paula Rogers Phillip Rose Michael Rutledge Louise Sanders Bruce Seiler Marie Shannon Donna Shouse Bill Sikes RIGHT: Mrs. Judy Skidmore assists Roger Finnie, James Thurmon, and Marshall Brown Cl. to r.J with their Spelling words. Eddie Sikes John Simmons Lester Simpson Jackie Smith Rickey Smith Sheilia Smith Brenda Sparks Jonetti Spraglin Pam Springer Terry Springer ,ff ssisfance ls Given To Texan K Vkr, 5. A ,ri Q, W2 7, wa , Q, S. s',t2f: it fe if 1 Reading And Spelling Classes gia- sl Q fin Donald Stone Jeff Strickland Jeff Sykes Mikeal Tate Scott Taylor Patricia Thomas Donna Toliver Ray Turner Carol Twitty Warren Upton Ronald Usry Nancy Waggoner Jackie Washington Adam West Marla Whitner Mike Williams Wayne Williams Joe Willingham Dennis Wolfe Beth Womack Carl Wood Timmy Woods Larry Wooten Bobby Yates Lynda Young Texan' 42 I 7 Newcomers Part Of Our Memories ABOVE: Newcomers include FRONT ROW: CL. to RJ Peggy Dyer, Anita Simmons, Faye Chambers. SECOND ROW: John Dossett, Mike Ridens, Renee Simmons, Bryan Black. BELOW: New Seventh Graders are FRONT ROW: CL. to RJ Linda Neal, Mary Dyer, Kandy Gilbert. SECOND ROW: Jeffery Varnado, Danny Reaves, James Corley, Mark Shew. S QQ if T HRK s ABOVE: Hulen West recovers a fumble while Scotty Bridges 4663 and Wade Morton C155 come to his aid. , ' Texan ' 44 Both The Seventh And Ninth Win v fs ABOVE: Members of the Ninth Grade 1973 Track Team are FRONT ROW: CL. to R.J Donald Alexander, Quincy Hearn, Curtis Brown, Jim Brown, and Kenneth Lane. SECOND ROW: Larry Barnes, Bryant Preston, Kerry Easley, Nathaniel Black, and Arnold Wallace. BACK ROW: Randall Briggs, Larry Pate, Coach Butch Peel, and Bob Friday. LEFT: Speedy Marshall CBuddyJ Bass broke the record in the 220 yard dash with a fantastic time of 24.1 seconds in the City Meet. Many Trophies With A Good Season 65 iff, in K fi, 35 ta l - t ff ABOVE: Members of the 1973 Eighth Grade Track Team are FRONT ROW: CL. to RJ Charles Finnie, Tommy Brown, Marshall Bass, Danny Christian, and Clayton Wolfe. SECOND ROW: Clairmore Hicks, Hulen West, Glenn Smith, Danny Neal, Chegsley Henry, Perry Thomas, and Scotty Bridges. BACK ROW: Terry Qualls, Clifford Harrison, Barney Boehlar, Randy Garner, Larry Walker, Richard Pro Pom- roy, and Coach Jerry McFadden. BELOW: Proudly displaying trophies are the managers CL. to RJ Eric Feldhaus, Tony Clark, Mark McNeal, Jim Bryan, Doug Heuberger, and Mark Thompson. Texan ' 45 Alexander, Bailey, And Christian ABOVE: Pictured is Danny Christian who won third place throwing the discus. Danny had a throw of 118 feet at the City Meet. BELOW: Alphonso Alexander takes first place in the 100-yard dash at the District Meet at Greenville . Seq -as .IV 1' Texan '46 " U U T I Q, - N ww veiwfw Take Discus, Dash, And Hurdles W-E. an ai? ABOVE: Members of the 1973 Seventh Grade Track Team are FRONT ROW: CL. to R.J Donald Ricks, Cecil Lawrence, Kriss Brooks, John Boyd. SECOND ROW: Alphonso Alexander, James Blake, Kenneth Sims, Sandy Frazier, Grady Booker. BACK ROW: Coach Bobby LaRue, Hulen West, Don Chism, Joe Mickens, James Mickens, and Ivory Baldwin. a BELOW: Charlie Baily places fourth in the low hurdles at Mt. Pleasant. ,nm j . V W , T ,E 1 , ,Dui to 1 if Ain. lg Fil ' ,Q , L 'WA- T T Q ' rrrr F 2 any ..,, , .... . 'Q Q.---",,...-4"""" k T 4 Texan '47 RIGHT: The 1973 Eighth Grade Golf Team mem- bers are fl. to r.J Dale Smith, Stephen Holmes, Mel Locke, Chuck Par- ham, Mitch Newman, Jon Dean, and Coach Loren Stephens. Texan ' 48 Doubles Partners Scott Reddell uv-1 P ABOVE: Coach Bobby Anthony Cfar ' Charles Garrett, Phillip Anderson, rightb poses with the 1973 Ninth Mark Tomblin, and Jimmy Thiel- Grade Golf Team. They are Cl. to man. r.J Ricky Spann, Randy Smith, K' And Brad Bell Take Disfricf Cup O it ,hwy ABOVE: Members of the 1973 Ninth rie. BACK ROW: Jan Holman, Ian Grade Tennis Team are 41. to r.D Westbrook, Mary Lou Wright, Rita FRONT ROW: Scott Reddell, Brad Dockery. Coach Peggy Parson is not Bell, Danny Taylor, Kenneth Low- pictured. LEFT: Members of the 1973 Eighth Grade Ten- nis Team are Cl. to r.J KNEELING: Hunter Moore, Chris Mallory, Steven Dockery, Ricky Hamilton. STANDING: Terry Adams, Kay Red- dell, Dedrah Bright, and Patti Thomas. Coach Parson is not pictured. 4s.1a.j' if Q? Vlzg ' l ' 1" " Texan ' 49 , i Coach Bob Anthony And Company Hg. ,..... ABOVE: Members of the 1973 Ninth Grade Football Team are Cl. to r.J FRONT ROW: G. Golden, M. McNeal, M. Bass, T. Brown, C. Bailey, C. Mallory, P. Thomas, G. Fulbright. SECOND ROW: H. Myers, D. Christian, M. Newman, BELOW: Yes, Marshall Bass C245 is on the move again . Texan ' 50 M. Moore, J. Chism, C. Wolfe, R. Gar ner. THIRD ROW: C. Hicks, T. Clark T. Pilkington, L. Walker, C. Harrison C. Finnie. BACK ROW: C. Henry, B Boehlar, M. Locke, S. Bridges, H. West and Coach Bobby Anthony. SCOREBOARD Opp . Travrs North Lamar 8 Idabel 6 Piner 14 Dillingham 20 Hughes 14 Greenville 21 McDaniel 36 Crockett 6 Overfhrow Crockett Vols Again ABOVE: Clifford Harrison C225 carries for the Texans while Charley Bailey C125 runs interference . BELOW: Danny Christian C645 snags another one with Wade Morton C755, Larry Walker C555, and Hulen West C775 going to his rescue. , atiisss 4.-4 Nb- fm MW C is 1 Q- W V , .5-A-1-wa I it W iilrtqrisif Lx 2 L-"1 vu.,- 5 , ,.. ,. -- C! gan .1 " K Q - -9, ,A C X .X ,Cs N C ' ,tam ,audi Texan ' 51 Travis Eighth Ends Season With L1 ABOVE: Pictured are members of the 1973 Eighth Grade Football Team. FRONT ROW: fl. to r.J D. Ricks, D. Mayfield, B. Chastain, T. Dabbs, W. Brown, L. Snowton, K. Driver. SECOND ROW: A. Alexander, R. Hill, K. Brooks, S. Dock- ery, B. Kilpatrick, L. Nicholson, J. Dean, E. Ashley, J. C. Humphrey, R. BELOW: The 1973 football managers are Cl. to r.J FRONT ROW: Mike Huff, Hunter Moore, Joe Cunningham. STANDING: Stephen Reese, Bobby Suddeth, Stephen Holmes, and Dale Smith . Texan ' 52 Lamb. THIRD ROW: J. Chappell, B. Morris, S. Cox, C. Bennett, T. Mason, M. Jefferson, Joe Mickens, R. Rutledge. BACK ROW: Coach Butch Peel, G. Booker, D. Chism, S. Frazier, M. Dan- gerfield, James Mickens, J. Blake, A. Dixon, C. Lawrence, and Coach Loren Stephens. SCOREBOARD Opp . Travis Idabel 0 36 North Lamar 2 14 Piner 6 30 Dillingham 37 Hughes 10 16 Greenville O McDaniel 12 Crockett 8 22 5 Vicfories, 2 Losses, And I Tie ABOVE: Ezell Ashley C115 and J. C. Humphrey Con ground5 watch as Alphonso Alexander C225 stretches for a pass. BELOW: Grady Booker C755 and Rufus Hill C215 go to the aid of Donald Chism C335. .wwaf Zn-ig V, X V ? 5 Texan Bob LaRue 's Seventh Grade Red ABOVE: Members of the 1973 Seventh Grade 'Red' Football Team are Cl. to r.J FRONT ROW: D. Farris, M. Brown, B. Sikes, I. Hayes, D. Mathis, J. Strickland, L. Akins, B. Patterson. SECOND ROW: M. Cahill, E. ,LJ PM Texan ' 54 LEFT: Undefeated Coach LaRue confers with Bill Sikes about 'Red' Team plays. Posey, D. Maynard, A. Robinson, K. Bills, G. Bethel, P. Jordan. BACK ROW: S. Rater, G. Dillard, R. Bailey, W. Cooper, T. Burnett, L. Holman, and Coach Bobby LaRue . SCOREBOARD Opp. Travis Crockett White 0 6 North Lamar Blue 0 28 Crockett Orange 6 6 North Lamar White 14 16 Crockett White 6 14 North Lamar Blue 0 16 Crockett Orange 6 14 North Lamar White 14 22 Team Claims Disfricf In 1973 Q Q gt if if Pi-V' . Y? ABOVE: Members of the 1973 Seventh 'Grade 'White' Football Team are FRONT ROW: G. Barrow, J. Simmons, D. Kam- mer, R. Foster, F. D. Mallory, D. Wolfe, E. Sikes. SECOND ROW: Coach Jerry McFadden, C. Myers,L. Simpson, SCOREBOARD Opp. Travis North Lamar White H 8 28 Crockett White 8 8 North Lamar Blue 0 16 Crockett Orange 0 24 North Lamar White 0 20 Crockett White O 8 North Lamar Blue O 28 Crockett Orange 6 0 W. Williams, M. Williams, S. Taylor, P. Rose, J. Willingham. BACK ROW: K. Parsons, M. Lowrie, D. Morgan, L. Jones, M. McCarty, B. Frazier, and A. Cherry. ABOVE: Coach McFadden sends a play onto the field by Gib Barrow. Texan ' 55 Texan Ninfh And Eighfh Basketball ABOVE: Members of the 1974 Ninth Grade Basketball Team are KNEELING: CL. to R.J Danny Christian, Cedric Conwright, Perry Thomas, Charley Bailey, Charles Finney. STANDING: Coach Bobby Anthony, Ivory Baldwin, Clifford Harrison, Billy Wallace, Eric Feldhaus, Ricky Wright , Clairmore Hicks . SCOREBOARD BELOW: Feldhaus, Bailey, and Wright applaud Christian C325 who Travis Opp has just made a goal. Idabel 52 Clarksville 54 Greenville 50 Piner 49 McDaniel 97 Idabel 40 Dillingham 51 Hughes 65 Greenville 65 McDaniel 84 Crockett 54 Dillingham 56 Hughes 60 Greenville 59 McDaniel 62 Piner 60 Crockett 41 2 I s- Texan' 56 Teams Have Fine Season In 1974 ABOVE: Members of the 1974 Eighth Grade Basketball Team are KNEELING: CL. to RJ Rufus Hill, Dale Smith, Robert Rutledge, Steven Dockery, Wayne Williams. STANDING: Coach Loren Stephens, Sandy Frazier, Don Chism , James Mickens, Charles Bennett, and Ezell Ashley. Wfwvf' , is 'V' ABOVE: Texans wait for the rebound under the goal against Dillingham . SCOREBOARD Travis Opp . Idabel 39 22 Clarksville 44 33 Greenville 50 29 Hughes 54 17 Dillingham 51 47 Idabel 31 21 Dillingham 26 37 Hughes 49 26 Greenville 18 16 McDaniel 47 36 Piner 40 28 Terrell 65 18 Crockett 56 63 Dillingham 45 51 Hughes 39 21 Greenville 39 51 McDaniel 33 35 Piner 32 27 Terrell 39 22 Crockett 33 36 Texan' 57 7 th Grade Team Had 3-3 Season Members of the 1974 Seventh Grade Basketball team are QL. to R.J KNEELING: Gerry Dilliard, Mike Brown, Larry Jones, Kevin Parsons, Tim Burnett. STANDING: Mike Newton, Ken Bills, Mike Wil- liams, Scott Taylor, and Coach Bobby LaRue. SCOREBOARD Travis Opp Clarksville 28 Blossom 43 North Lamar 48 North Lamar 38 North Lamar 24 Blossom 28 ABOVE: M. Brown, S. Taylor and L. Jones are shown at a 7:30 A.M. workout. Texan ' 58 41 47 38 32 17 29 Q9 Y- vu J iri .Q """""""""""" H'-7'--0 -----.-w-............. ABOVE: The Cheerleaders lead the football players onto the field before a game Organlzahons Activities And l Texan'6O Adams, Bell, Keeling, Nance, , eefiniif x E ff LYNN KEELING NANCY SALE BECKY BELL LISA ROBERTS TERRY ADAMS CARRIE NANCE Roberts, Sale Arouse Spirit 4' O Q4 N I' -. A-f-was-iw.,,..,- ABOVE: Brad Patterson CLeftJ and Jeff Sykes ion trikej are seen in Red and White Day Assembly with the "B" Band float which won first place. K+ . X sw . is iq .N pt as Q m I 1-gig: -' ' , . -Q , ' A 1-. E in up-v LEFT: Cheerleader Nancy Sale lies dead because of the lack of spirit in the Red and White Day Assembly while Cheerleaders Lynn Keeling CLeftJ and Carrie Nance try to revive her. BELOW: Listening to the results of the Cheerleader Election are CL. to R.J Jan Foster, Patti Thomas, Becky Bell, Lisa Roberts, Terry Adams, and Jan Westbrook. Texan' 61 l '7 3 - '7 4 Choirs Provide Programs ABOVE: Members of the 'A' Choir are FRONT ROW: CL. to RJ T. Adams, D. Ainsworth, M. Pitcock, T. Stin- son, M. Shew, T. Woods, B. Seiler, N. Seiferman, S. Tarver, T. Fields, D. Melton. SECOND ROW: T Browning, I. Foster, P. Flippen, S. Couch, P. Barr, D. Smith, D. Jones, I. Strickland, K. Flowers, V. Hicks K. Horton, G. Bridgers, I. Iamar. THIRD ROW: D. Harp, G. Wallace, T. Conwright, K. Reddell, T. Martin R. Basinger, R. Boren, M. Lowrie, D. Fendley, P. Thomas, J. Council, J. Diggs, D. Sparks, L. Rollerson. BACK ROW: C. Nance, L. Keeling, D. Tatum, C. Henry, D. Bright, J. Worrell, M. Goley, S. Dockery, N. Sale, P. Rhodes, P. Whitney, L. Garner, S. Boswell, and R. Ballard. . 1 BELOW: Members of the ensemble are FRONT ROW: CL. to R.J M. Pitcock, R. Thurman, G. Wallace, T. Adams, N. Seiferman. SECOND ROW: J. Foster, D. Sparks, S. Boswell, K. Reddell, T. Con- wright, P. Flippen. THIRD ROW: P. Thomas, P. Rhodes, C. Henry, D. Bright, N. Sale, and L. Keel- ing. A F I p p JE' I RZ PPPA A H "-: -1'--1 1 T 'E . i 1 5 2 5 s lg Texan' 62 A A And Memories For The Texans ABOVE: Members of the 'B' Choir are FRONT ROW: CL. to R.J K. Brockway, T. Gray, V. Flippen, G. Brown, R. Dennis, Vfiames, N. Brockway. SECOND ROW: P. Conwright, C. Harrison, M. Shannon, P. Sanders, L. Young, L. Massey, C. Gill, D. Ferguson. BACK ROW: V. Craig, L. McCray, T. Mitchell, D. Penny, I. Cooper, C. Council, W. Rollerson, M. Sims, and M. Mitchell. LEFT: The choir officers are CL. to R.J FRONT ROW: Kay Reddell, secretary: Teresa Browning, Librarian: Terry Adams, President. BACK ROW: Patti Thomas, Vice-President: Nancy Sale, Treasurer: and Dedrah Bright, Librar- ian. ,Q- Texa Texan Band Enters All-Region, . JW VV . ' Members of the Travis Texan 'A' Band are CL. to R.D FRONT ROW: L. Gay, R. Starks, R. Brown, B. Keel- ing, D. Galanos, S. Freewith. SECOND ROW: J. McFadden, T. Streety, R. Meeks, J. Rodgers, T. Pollmar, V. Womack, J. Briggle, G. Golden, H. The Travis Jr. High 'A' Band is composed of '71 students who have had at least two years of experi- ence in the band program . They perform at all home ninth-grade district football games, at a Christmas concert, for the PTA, on tour of area county schools, and for the formal spring concert in May. Bandsmen individually compete in the high school division of Region IV and for the All-Region Band and solo and ensemble contests held in Commerce. Primarily a training unit for the high school band, the 'A' Band offers varied experiences to the students allowing total involvement and understanding of music. exan ' 64 E I Myers, R. Lacy. THIRD ROW: M. Garland, C. Twitty, B. Geurin, D. Shouse, J. Mason, L. Cop- lin, W. Jones, T. Springer, P. Bolton, T. Bolton, J. Hindrnan. STANDING: C. Mallory, V. Daughtrey, Mr. Griffin, T. White, L. Weems, J. Aleshire, H. Moore, R. Tuttle. The 'B' Band is composed of students with no pre- vious experience in band . They spend their first year learning all basic concepts of music theory and learning to assemble, play, and properly care for their instruments. The Stage Band was begun this year to give the more talented musicians an opportunity to experi- ence other forms of music than the traditional band literature. It is composed of five saxophones, four trumpets, four trombones, piano, trap drums, elec- tric guitar, and electric bass. It competed as a mixed wind ensemble in the solo and ensemble con- test held at East Texas State University in Com- merce. Solo And Ensemble Competition Members of the Travis Texan 'A' Band are CL. to R.b FRONT ROW: C. Carlow, T. Prunty, K. McDougal, J. Driver, W. Bauer. SECOND ROW: I. Cunning- ham, M. Whitner, K. Brockway, B. Purcella, V. Beacham, C. Main, C. Cunningham, D. Oyler, M. Martin. THIRD ROW: K. Dalton, C. Wolfe, M. Newman, D. Christian, C. Parham, A. Merrell, F. D. Mallory, K. Parsons, M. Anderson, J. Willing- ham, E. Warren. STANDING BACK ROW: I. Chap- pell, T. Clark, S. Holmes, E. Sikes, James Brig- gle, K. Finnie, B. Roberts, A. Geurin, D. Smith, and L. Walker. GHT: Band Officers are CL. to R.J ITTING: Mary Martin, 8th grade representative: Lisa Gay, secretary, Dawn Oyler, 8th grade representa- Live. STANDING: Hunter Moore Lreasurer: Joe Willingham, 7th grade representative, Danny Chris- .ian, president: and Chris Mallory, rice-president. Texan Stage Band Comes To Travis CXSD Members of the Stage Band are KL. to R.J Pianists: Lisa Gay, Vicki Daughtrey. FRONT ROW: Elizabeth Warren, Mike Anderson, Joe Willingham, Ann Mer- rell, Chuck Parham. SECOND ROW: Danny Chris- tian, Mitch Newman, Clayton Wolfe, Kelly Dalton, Kenneth Finnie, Allen Geurin, Dale Smith, Larry Walker, Randy Tuttle. STANDING: Wini Bauer, Joe Cunningham, Lesa Weems, and Tony White. BELOW: Members of the 'B' Band are CL. to R.J FRONT ROW: L. Carlow, J. Booker, P. Thomas, J. Sykes, B. Patterson. SECOND ROW: E. Cunningham, D. Wolfe, D. Mathis, C. Myers, R. Goley, D. Chappell, P. Jordon. STANDING: C. Purcella, S. Taylor, G. Dilliard, and L. Holman '66 TEXAN Staff Preserves 'Memories ' LEFT: Vicki Daughtrey presents awards to top sales- men in the yearbook sales contest. Pictured are CL. to R.J: Runner-up Vicki Flippen, Top Salesman Hunter Moore , Vicki Daughtrey, and Runner-up Dedrah Bright. BELOW: Patti Thomas CSEATEDJ accounts for money and receipts during yearbook sales. Pictured waiting to check in are CL. to R.J Hunter Moore, Vicki Flip- pen, Janet Driver, Clairmore Hicks, Vicki Daugh- trey, and Dedrah Bright. 'Z' K 4 it N lgkk ff Texan 67 Librarians, Y- Teens, And Chess . ,sa Wg., . 1 1 , Texan ' 68 ABOVE: Learning to apply make-up is fun and exciting for these Y-Teens. They are CL. to RJ Georgie Bridgers, Sandra Boswell, Linda Boettner, and Kay Reddell. BELOW: Concentration and skill is needed in this on-looking game. The players are CL. to R.J Allen Geurin, Donna Toliver, Kelly Dalton, Ronald Briggs, and Sammy Anderson. W- it may Members Are Part Of 'Memories' ll lfiahlii til. , IBB.. l wlltllail -8 L .H R fiii:g5..I,!1f OQ ABOVE: Librarians and assistants are pictured CL. to RJ FRONT ROW: ReDonna Thurman, Jodie Jamar, Kim Patterson, Amee Moree. BACK ROW: Aide, Mrs. Barbara Hill, Cynthia Henry, Patricia Rhodes, Margaret Moss, and Librarian Mrs. Kay Osborn. LEFT: Assistants Jodie Jamar, Margaret Moss, and Kim Patterson file books on the shelves. The Y-teens is a working group for the service of others and for self-improvement. Their year was filled with bike registration, making Jack-O-Lanterns for the sick, and self-improvement programs like cake decorating, cos- metics and hair demonstrations. Chess enthusiasts can now meet under the direction of A 'is 3----w Mr. Jack Corey. art teacher. Their goal is to improve 1 their game. You can find a game going during homeroom lp or on the first Thursday afternoon of the month. Library assistants may be found busily working to res- helve books. They assist in keeping records of overdue books and fines. The librarians are keeping-up with the latest books and magazines, and they are always ready to ' A . lend a helping hand. 6 4 Texan ' 69 Travis Texans Receive Honors ABOVE: Donna Sanders is named 1973 Posture Queen during the annual posture show . BELOW: Vicki Daughtrey places as alternate in Percus- sion II during All-Region try-outs. Texan '70 ABOVE: Members of the lst place team in the Boys' Volleyball Intramurals are CL. to RJ Coach Jerry McFadden, Ronald Briggs, Randy Starks, James Mickens, Jerry Hindman, Nolan Wallace, and Ger- eald Wade. BELOW: Renita Brown was named school Spelling Bee champion. Pictured are CL. to R.J Mrs. Cornelia Dillon, coachg Renita Browng and Mrs. Janice Woodby , pronounce: . X X 4 W' W f'f'f .,,, 2 s Q 2 2 Q S s 'l And A wards For Work Wifh Pride - ' f Axiy ' 3 I '1 5 Y E U 4 R X 1 'ggi' 1 l K IW! W hu- ABOVE: 1973 Scholarship Sweater recipients are FRONT ROW: CL. to R.J Kenneth Lowrie, Philip Anderson, Randy Smith, Mark Thompson. SECOND ROW: Johanna Driver, Jere Boswell, Donna Foster, Debra Toppings, Janice Mosley. THIRD ROW: Scott Reddell, James Rogers, Jim Bryan, Charles Shelton. BACK ROW: Barbara Goley, Marilou Wright, Lynnette Boswell, Mamie Rollerson, and Jacquelyn Rodgers. and Debra Toppings . LEFT: Receiving the largest number of awards and certificates during Awards Assembly are CL. to R.J Johanna Driver, Charles Shelton, Texan' '71 I As the 1973-74 school year came to a clou, it not only closed the doors of the school, but it also locked in many 'memories' of the pasttyear. It found eighth and ninth graders anxiously anticipating the new high school and seventh graders looking forward to being top classmen at Travis Jr. High School. ' We, THE TEXAN staff, have strived to capture the events of this year and hope that many 'memories' have been preserved through our efforts . Sincerely. THB TEXAN '74 staff 1 NNW! B31 I f dd 7 :F Dlybggvliigyhgw W1 - L ' O63 Q X Q ggbbmk 5 . x WJ 5 n-04-lfv, 3102 ' ,Kit-W I GJ Oiltlkillfvnduky , mo 1- ,,.TZ W vm 1 'ZQ vf M '1.f QA W GX W. , f M AW 916 af? , f WWZ W L if f

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